Program and Events Manager

Passionate about the arts?  Looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to make a difference in your community?  We’re looking for creative, motivated people like you! The Program & Events Manager reports to the Director of Programming and is responsible for the cultivation and maintenance of the theater’s relationships with its rental partners and its audiences. To be successful in this role, they must identify opportunities and strategies to best serve the community, and provide radical customer service to our partners and patrons.

New Hazlett team members embrace the theater’s mission to create dynamic art through innovation and collaboration. We provide vital resources to creators from all backgrounds to enrich our cultural community, and respect and present diverse artists and ideas.  We are committed to eliminating bias with regard to race, sex, gender expression, sexual orientation, ability, heritage, culture, religion and tradition, both on stage and off, and are willing to interrupt behaviors that impede our DEAI efforts.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Partner services:

  • Act as liaison to all partner arts organizations and other presenting organizations for the coordination of performances and special events
  • Foster collaborative relationships with current venue partners
  • Respond to rental inquiries in a timely and professional manner
  • Meet with potential clients and accompany clients during walk-throughs
  • Negotiate, draft and execute client and partner contracts
  • Monitor adherence to contract requirements and payment schedules
  • Prepare final billing and coordinate invoicing and payments with the Business & Finance Manager
  • Attend client production meetings. Work in close collaboration with all partners, clients and the entire New Hazlett team in the planning and successful execution of all events
  • Work with the Director of Programming to design and implement new partner initiatives as directed by strategic plan
  • Establish or maintain working relationships with neighboring community organizations
  • Perform other related duties as are necessary

Patron services:

  • Manage Patron Services Coordinator, who oversees Front of House staff and volunteers, to ensure a professional, hospitable and safe environment during all events
  • Create and maintain theater policies to ensure a positive patron experience
  • Work with Patron Services Coordinator to establish, maintain and, when appropriate, update Front of House standards to ensure a positive patron experience
  • Respond to patron inquiries, requests and concerns promptly
  • Fill in as needed for Patrons Services Coordinator

Administrative responsibilities:

  • Work with the Director of Programming to meet annual financial and occupancy goals
  • Coordinate production schedules, staff, equipment and technical requirements from beginning to end while completing events on time and within budget
  • Coordinate with the Director of Programming to maintain a detailed calendar of events used by the entire organization

Not sure you meet all of our qualifications? Don’t think of this job description as a mandatory, comprehensive list. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply. Whether you’re new to arts and culture administration, returning to work after a gap in employment, or simply looking to transition, we would love to hear from you. Use your cover letter to tell us about your interest in the arts and what you could bring to this role.

Education:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Required Minimum Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years in a revenue-generating role including contract negotiation
  • Prior patron management or customer service experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Prior supervisory experience

Preferred Experience:

  • Understanding of theater practices is desired
  • Familiarity with ticketing software, such as Audience View, is a plus
  • Experience with CRM software (ie: Salesforce, etc.) a plus

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Exemplary customer service skills and enthusiasm for the arts
  • Ability to create, analyze and interpret financial reports
  • Strong organization and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and reprioritize
  • Highly motivated and calm under pressure
  • Excellent computer skills; aptitude to learn new software applications
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative management style
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills; ability to communicate with a broad range of individuals
  • Creative problem-solving abilities are necessary. Able to quickly identify and provide recommendations on issues
  • Able to work both independently and on teams in a fast-paced environment

Travel Requirements: Access to reliable transportation

Physical, mental demands and working conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • An employee in this position works in an office environment. Office equipment will be operated as part of this job.
  • The position frequently requires the employee to work in a theater environment, to communicate well with others both inside and outside the theater (e.g., in person, via telephone, via email).
  • The employee must be able to understand, interpret and analyze data, solve problems, concentrate, and research, use available technological resources and systems (e.g. computer programs), multi-task, prioritize, and coordinate with multiple individuals to complete essential tasks.
  • An employee in this position is required to move throughout the workplace, write and/or type and communicate effectively.

Working Hours: Flexible schedule; some weekly evening and/or weekend shifts required

Number of Direct Reports: One FT direct report, and 8-10 PT indirect reports

Compensation: Compensation for this full-time, exempt position is $48,000-$50,000 plus a comprehensive benefit plan offering health, dental and vision insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, and paid time off.

The New Hazlett Theater is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other protected class.

Employment is contingent upon your successful completion of a professional, educational and criminal background check. At the time of employment, you must also present documentation indicating that you are legally authorized to work in the United States.  Full Covid-19 vaccination is required, barring a legal exemption

TO APPLY: Apply here with resume, cover letter and three professional references.

Applications will be accepted until February 28. 

Critical Incident Caseworker

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field

Work Experience

  • Two years in community child welfare services within the mental health realm required

Supervisory Requirements

  • None

Status

  • Full-time; Non-Exempt

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of professional standards governing child welfare critical services
  • Must possess the knowledge of kinship foster care programs and client/family services
  • Must have experience in crisis prevention and intervention services
  • Must possess the ability to work cooperatively with direct care staff
  • Must possess the ability to work cooperatively with Allegheny Department of Human Services, Office of Children, Youth and Families
  • Must be able to intervene in emergency situations
  • Must have experience in developing training curriculum for staff and foster parent enrichment
  • Must have experience in working with families and staff of various backgrounds with a primary focus on families of African American heritage.
  • Must have provided services directly to children and families
  • Knowledge or experience in different types of therapy preferred (ex. Art or music therapy)
  • Ability to make clinical recommendations based off assessments utilized

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement and facilitate critical case management and intervention plans for children and families
  • Develop critical case management plans and interventions for children struggling to adapt and adjust to the foster care system
  • Conduct critical case management service and consultation within various settings with the kinship triad to identify challenges that contribute to healing and overall well being of children and families
  • Complete assessment instruments that assist the kinship family to recognize strengths that promote individual well being, family preservation and enhance family functioning.
  • Observe and assess progress in service plans working with families to sustain that progress independent of critical case management services
    Refer the family to community based mental health services if specialized mental health services are necessary
    Act as a consultant in case reviews with ASCI case management staff facilitating Critical Case Conferences and quality review meetings
  • Provide case management services to Point of Contact cases with complex clinical needs.
  • Participate in all clinical departmental goals and tasks (example: mental health awareness campaign, mental health training development, etc).
  • Responsible for participating in an on-call rotation
  • The ability to make clinical recommendations based on assessments conducted on the client.
  • The ability to advocate on behalf the identified client that you are working with to ensure that their needs are being met
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Registered and insured vehicle
  • Certificate of Insurance
  • Current Act 33, Police Clearances and FBI Clearances
  • City/County travel
  • Medical examination and TB screening

This position requires a flexible work schedule to include evenings and weekends.

Reports to Supervisor of CFS (In-home Clinical Services)

A Second Chance is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious; national origin or ancestry; sex; gender identity or expression; sexual orientation disability; marital status; familial status; age (40 or over); or use of a guide or support animal because of blindness, deafness or physical disability of any individual or independent contractor or because of the disability of an individual with whom the person is known to have an association; or on any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

Social Impact Designer

OUR VISION

Our vision is for all neighborhoods to be resilient, thriving, and equitable.

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to engage Pittsburgh area residents and organizations with innovative tools that expand opportunity for transformative community change.

Position: Social Impact Designer
Status: Full-time
Reports to: Senior Program Manager for Social Impact Design

OVERVIEW:

Neighborhood Allies is seeking a Social Impact Designer to join a collaborative team working on community-driven programs and projects in the Pittsburgh region. This role is for a leader who loves community-centered work and utilizes their design services to support healthy neighborhoods in historically disinvested communities. A Social Impact Designer at Neighborhood Allies will be responsible for advancing placemaking, place-keeping, and community driven real estate projects through an Equity-Centered Community Development lens—a process that is people centered and encourages designers to co-create with the community by empowering those who have historically been left behind.

Strong candidates will demonstrate a commitment to improving the quality of life of Black and Brown people, and low-income populations of the Pittsburgh region. They will have a high level of integrity, patience, and thoughtfulness regarding community concerns, and have the experience and ability to analyze in-depth community, racial, and economic justice issues; effectively building trusting relationships with grassroots leaders and community-based organizations (CBOs) to facilitate tough conversations as they arrive.

This position is ideal for a recent graduate, an emerging professional, or an individual looking to shift from private or traditional practice into the public interest sector. Neighborhood Allies offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience, flexible work schedule to support a hybrid schedule, and the opportunity to work collaboratively with a talented team of colleagues as well as an extraordinary group of design volunteers. The is a full-time grant funded position with benefits.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with the Senior Program Manager to plan and execute the program in accordance with Neighborhood Allies North Star mission and 3-year roadmap.
  • Manage the day-to-day progress of a portfolio of projects under the direction of the Senior Program Manager. Core duties include:
    • Providing project management and coordination between design volunteers and clients
    • Ensuring project milestones are achieved
    • Setting project benchmarks, schedules, and deliverables
    • Securing funding to expand the program
  • Facilitate and lead community workshops, draft design/contract documents, produce 3D renderings and presentation materials.
  • Mobilize residents and stakeholders to participate in and contribute to design choices important to their neighborhoods by:
    • Effectively building trust and relationships with resident groups
    • Being a consistent, regular presence during meetings of such groups when necessary
    • Educating oneself on the specific policy and planning solutions to tackle challenges identified by resident groups
    • Serving as a broker of knowledge, breaking down complex ideas into simple language to help groups understand difficult, complicated topics.
    • Serve as an architectural designer and/or planning consultant to partners
  • Constantly learn, analyze, and implement best design practices and inject new fresh ideas related to community development in Pittsburgh.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects at a time.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate has 2+ years of design experience, an interest in non-profits and community-engaged design, and familiarity with design justice/J.E.D.I. (justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion) principles.

Additional qualities that will be valuable to the position include:

  • A strong commitment to Neighborhood Allies’ mission. Knowledge of the Pittsburgh region is a plus, but not required.
  • Intermediate/ Expert 3D modeling experience.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication, including public speaking; ability to represent the organization with external partners.
  • Degree in architecture, urban design, planning, or related field. (Direct professional experience and skills can serve as a replacement for this requirement.) Licensure is not required but is a plus. Exploration of licensure will be encouraged if appropriate.
  • Proficient in planning and design suites such as: Sketch-up, Revit, Rhino, AutoCAD, GIS, and Adobe Creative Suites; strong written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, project management, instruction/teaching, and facilitation ability.
  • Highly entrepreneurial and flexible, with ability to prioritize, problem solve, and work collaboratively.
  • Willingness to travel to and attend community meetings in person (when appropriate) and to work some evenings.
  • Ability to perceive design as a component of programs and systems in the real world.
  • Passionate and committed belief in equitable community development with an understanding in design justice, human-centered design, racial equity theory of change, and cultural sensitivity.
  • Cross-sectional interest in public art, public policy, and research is a plus.
  • Grant writing experience is a plus.

COMPENSATION:

This position’s salary is commensurate with experience, not to exceed $65,000.

TO APPLY:

To apply, send the following as a single PDF file (no Word documents will be accepted):

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Design Portfolio or Two design samples
  • One writing sample (optional)
  • Two references

Applications will be accepted via email only. Materials should be submitted to info@neighborhoodallies.org with “Social Impact Designer” as the subject of your email. All application materials must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, February 14, 2022.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position has been filled. We anticipate the position starting in March 2022.

No phone calls please.

NEIGHBORHOOD ALLIES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION.

Case Manager

Do you have a passion for giving back?

Do you like making a difference?

Do you like making someone smile?

If you answered “yes” to all the above questions, we would love to have a conversation with you. 

Job Summary:

Responsible for providing In-Home crisis and non-crisis case management services to Agency consumers.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide In Home services to consumer by PARTNERING with the referral agency, Children, Youth and Families, to identify and achieve both consumer and agency goals, by PROVIDING the consumer with referrals to community resources, mental health facilities, drug and alcohol treatment, and any other necessary referrals, as needed.
  • Maintain compliance with CYF and NCA regulations by CREATING and UPDATING consumer files, submitting in –home services plan, weekly reports, contact summaries, and all other paperwork by ensuring all client information is implemented accurately into both the STAT and Key Information and Demographic System (KIDS), in a concise and timely manner.
  • Participate in the In-Home Services On-Call Cycle by TAKING part in the assigned rotation, opening cases and assisting consumers in an emergency or crisis situation.
  • Providing the agency with outcomes by CONDUCTING North Carolina Family Assessments with all assigned cases that are applicable.

Position Requirements:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field, prefer a Master’s Degree
  • 3–5 years of equivalent professional experience
  • Basic knowledge of a personal computer and Microsoft Word.
  • Possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License, access to an automobile and current automobile insurance.
  • Act 33/34, Criminal Background, and FBI Clearances are also required within 30 days upon hiring.
  • Flexibility with regard to a work schedule to meet the availability of the clients.
  • A willingness to transport clients is also required.
  • Familiar with the human service field, the juvenile court system, child development, conflict resolution, and experience with individual and family counseling
  • Must maintain consumer, program and agency information in a confidential manner and discuss such information privately with only appropriate personnel.
  • Expected to treat all consumers with respect and professionalism.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Compensation:

  • Master’s Degree: mid to high $30’s
  • Bachelor’s Degree: mid $30″s

Organizational Summary:

Life’sWork of Western PA is a non-profit organization empowering people to live the life they choose. We partner with people with disabilities, people with other barriers, and young adults to pursue their hopes and dreams through strengthening workplace abilities, building life skills, and developing meaningful relationships.

We believe everyone deserves to share in opportunities of meaningful employment. Through employment for all, we envision creating a compassionate, inclusive and equitable community where all individuals have a chance to flourish. A career at Life’sWork means a chance to promote life altering change in an individual’s life.

Benefit Package:

  • Health Coverage: (full-time only)
    • Pays 100% of employee only coverage.
    • Matches up to $700 towards your health savings account (H.S.A.)
  • Other benefits; (100% paid by employee)
    • Dental and vision
    • Aflac
    • Legal Shield / Identity Theft
  • Paid Time Off (PTO):
    • Beginning your second year, full-time employees will receive 20 days of PTO
    • Beginning your second year, part-time employees may receive up to 10 days of PTO
  • Holidays: (full-time & part-time)
    • Offer 12 holidays per year
  • Retirement Plan (403(b) Thrift Plan):
    • Matches 100% up to 5% of employee’s contribution
  • Mileage reimbursement:
    • Follows the federal mileage rate.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement:

At Life’sWork of Western PA, we have a clear vision: to create a community where difference is valued. As an organization with a mission that is centered around lifting up some of the most vulnerable members of society, diversity and inclusion are more than just words to us. Here, everyone is welcome. We employ, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, age, sex, religion, color, national origin, language, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, handicap or disability, and other protected status’. As an employment organization that is continually evolving to provide the best possible services for our clients, we strive to be as diverse as the individuals that we serve. Life’sWork is fully focused on building and nurturing a workplace where inclusion is part of our everyday culture, not just an initiative; where all employees feel their individual gifts are celebrated and appreciated, and where they are encouraged to be who they are.

There is always more work to be done, and we believe that if the services that are provided by our organization are done through a diverse mix of talents, perspectives, and backgrounds, we can play a role in creating ongoing and lasting change.

Life’sWork has developed Safety Operating Procedures. All staff and clients are required to follow these rules diligently so that we can sustain a healthy and safe workplace for all in this unique environment.

Program Coordinator – Birthday Party Program

Position: Reporting to the Program Manager, this position is an in-person role at our headquarters in
North Huntingdon, PA. Standard office hours are M-F from 8:30-4:30 p.m. This individual works along
side a programming team of three other Program Coordinators.

Hours: Standard hours are M-F from 8:30-4:30 p.m. The position will require 1-2 extended days per
week to facilitate parties (usually held between 4-8 p.m.).

A flex schedule, with manager approval, is available to off-set the extended days. This schedule will be
set every two weeks with Program Manager.

Compensation: $40,000 annual salary (FT Position)

Required Qualifications:

  •  A passion for working with at-risk populations and a commitment to Beverly’s Birthdays mission
  • Experience working in a school/classroom and/or a social service/non-profit organization
  • Relevant experience facilitating/leading groups of children/youth in activities, games, events,
    etc.
  • Must be comfortable and willing to drive large vehicles (box truck, vans, U-hauls, small bus). A
    CDL license is NOT required.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills
  • A love for working with children and youth
  •  Ability to problem solve and multi-task
  • Comfortable with routine/repetitive tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to establish clear objectives, monitor progress and achieve programming
    goals
  •  High energy level, strong sense of initiative, enthusiasm, diplomacy, professionalism,
    transparency, accountability, flexibility, and discretion.
  • An outgoing personality
  • Gets jazzed about birthdays, cupcakes, glitter, Pinterest, and celebrating
  • Obtain all required clearances (PA State Police, FBI Fingerprinting, Child Abuse)
  •  Must THRIVE in birthday cheer chaos (fast-past, constantly growing environments)

Education Requirements: A high school diploma/GED is required. An associates/bachelor’s degree in
education, social work, nonprofit management (or related field) is preferred.

Essential Duties:

  • Contribute to the mission of Beverly’s Birthdays by supporting the day-to-day oversight of the
    Birthday Party Program.
  • Plan the party activities and programming for all Beverly’s Birthday Group Birthday Celebrations
    (includes ensuring all supplies (food, treat bags, cupcakes, etc.) are purchased/donated,
    organized, and the staff is supported on how to celebrate)
  • Track all party numbers/anecdotal feedback
  • Make sure photography is managed at parties and uploaded to the Sharedrive
  • Schedule/confirm all Beverly’s Birthdays Group Birthday Celebrations with our network of 100
    agency partners
  • Attend 1-2 weekly Beverly’s Birthday Group Birthday Celebrations and facilitate these events (all
    programming staff supports in this initiative)
  •  Supports the management of our online inventory system, which tracks inbound and outbound
    products/donations
  • Interact with children/parents/agency staff/volunteers
  • Ensure the Birthday Boutique is ready/stocked for all birthday celebrations: Sort clothing inventory: Organize truck: Create outfits: Pack duffel bags
  •  Assist with the launch of the Baby Boutique, our second vehicle in our mobile fleet
  • Represent the brand in a positive, genuine, meaningful way at all-times
  • Support the curation of Birthday Cheer Bins (gift baskets) for all our birthday recipient orders
  • Assist with the planning and staffing of volunteer group days
  • Attend networking, community, and fundraising events on behalf of Beverly’s Birthdays
  • Assist the entire staff with our large-scale fundraisers

Candidate must have his/her own vehicle, and a valid driver’s license. The position does require physical
labor as it involves lifting and sorting product/supplies.

This description is not intended to be all-inclusive. It is provided as a general statement of the nature and
duties of the position. The incumbent may be asked to perform other assignments of a similar nature or
related to the effective operation of the department as assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

To apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter (detailing your experience and interest in the role), and three references. 

For more information about Beverly’s Birthdays, visit www.beverlysbirthdays.org.

Girl Scout Program Facilitator – Part-Time

Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls in kindergarten through twelfth grade, and our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character. At Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania, we’re committed to providing every girl the chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.

Position Description:

As part of the Community Outreach team, you will lead Girl Scout programming and work with volunteers, parents, and program partners to design and deliver programming that is girl-led, encompasses empowering activities, and relates to issues relevant to their lives and development. You will coordinate activities and outings that may include scheduling guest speakers, retreats, cultural outings, and community projects.  Program delivery occurs during, but is not limited to: in school, after school, evenings, summer and, very rarely, weekends.

  • This is a part-time position
  • 10-15 hours per week
  • January–May and Sept-Dec: hours will be mostly during the school day/after school hours for programs and team meetings with flexible hours for paperwork and planning
  • June–August: 9am-5pm preferred availability for summer day camp
  • $16 per hour
  • Experience working with youth in large groups and ability to effectively and positively control a large group of children
  • Experience in developing and maintaining community collaborations and partnerships
  • Experience in curriculum building, youth/classroom/group management
  • First Aid/CPR trained or open to getting certification
  • Strong public relations skills and ability to develop community collaborations
  • Reliable form of transportation and current driver’s license
  • While this is a remote position, frequent travel to program sites and schools in the City of Pittsburgh is required
  • Clearances required

Summary:

Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania is one of three Girl Scout councils in Pennsylvania.  We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports 27 counties in western Pennsylvania and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Clearances and criminal background checks are required.

TO APPLY:

Apply today to be part of our mission to help build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.  Submit cover letter and resume to recruiting@gswpa.org.

Volunteer Relations Coordinator

Hybrid workweek optional; can be based out of the Edinboro, Greensburg, Johnstown, or Pittsburgh office

Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls in kindergarten through twelfth grade, and our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character. At Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania, we’re committed to providing every girl the chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.

Position Description:

The Volunteer Relations Coordinator supports volunteers and staff by addressing issues and concerns raised by our members. This role specializes in investigating alleged violations of Girl Scout policies and/or reports of poor behavior. This person will also facilitate resolution strategies when conflict negatively impacts Girl Scouting. As a policy subject matter expert, they develop council strategies, policies, and procedures that support girl and adult membership. Thoughtful communication, confident presentation skills, and analytical thinking are essential components of this position.

The Essential Functions of this position include the following:

Conflict Management:

  • Understand and use the Conflict Management System to effectively manage true conflict, poor behavior, and violations of policy/procedure
  • Maintain thorough documentation and records
  • Evaluate and update policies and procedures
  • Develop innovative strategies and services to improve retention through conflict management and customer service

Volunteer Support:

  • Investigate concerns brought forth by members and provide members with resources that support Self Resolution and autonomy when possible
  • Collaborate with members to create productive solutions that benefit all parties through mediation and action plan agreements
  • Address issues of bullying, harassment and discrimination
  • Protect the integrity of our policies and procedures through education and/or litigation

Staff Support:

  • Assess concerns brought forth and collaborate with staff on how to best manage potential issues/conflicts/policy violations/bad behaviors
  • Coach staff on how to effectively communicate with volunteers and advise staff on how to manage issues that impact their areas
  • Provide staff with Volunteer Relations resources that support volunteer retention
  • Develop and implement training opportunities and resources for staff

Requirements:

  • Degree in social services, psychology, related humanities field or equivalent professional experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in related field with experience in volunteer management and support
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Top notch communicator – writes well, confidently presents to groups, facilitates effective two-way communications, and communicates in a clear and understandable manner appropriate for the audience
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Teams and willingness and ability to learn new systems
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce a plus
  • Must be organized, detail orientated, and customer focused
  • Ability and willingness to work and maintain a flexible schedule, as needed, to include occasional evenings and weekends
  • Travel may be required to any of our 27 counties served by Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania

Summary and Benefits:

Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania is one of three Girl Scout councils in Pennsylvania.  We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports 27 counties in western Pennsylvania and are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Clearances and criminal background checks are required.

Our generous benefit package includes:

  • Office based with a hybrid workweek, which allows up to 3 days of remote work per week
  • Health, dental and vision insurance available
  • Company paid life and long-term disability insurance
  • Voluntary additional insurance benefit options: short-term disability, cancer insurance, life insurance, and accident insurance
  • 401(k) plan, both pre-tax and ROTH options, with employer match
  • A generous paid time off policy
  • 15 paid holidays annually (office closure between December 24-Jan 1)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Flexible spending options for medical, dependent care, and parking expenses
  • Employee Assistance Program

TO APPLY:

Apply today to be part of our mission to help build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.  Submit cover letter and resume to recruiting@gswpa.org.

Summer Camp Positions

Don’t apply for just any job this summer. Apply for a job that will set you on a path toward your future career. When you work at a Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania camp this summer, you’ll build your resume with outdoor certifications and real-life leadership, communication, and problem-solving experiences employers are looking for—all while getting paid to fill your summer with travel, camping, overnight trips, rock climbing, ziplining, horseback riding, archery, swimming, new friendships, and unforgettable memories. Plus, meals, housing, and laundry are all included while you’re at camp.

However you choose to work with us, you’ll be learning new skills while making a difference in the lives of girls. Open positions include:

Assistant Camp Director, Camp Administrator, Healthcare Manager, Lifeguard, Horseback Riding Director, Assistant Horseback Riding Director, Horseback Riding Instructor, Barn Aide, Kitchen Manager, Cook, Kitchen Aide, Program Director, Trip and Travel Director, Counselor-in-Training Director, Activity Specialist, Unit Leader, Unit Counselor, Junior Counselor, Lead Day Camp Counselor, and Day Camp Counselor.

To view more about each open position and learn more about Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania, visit gswpa.org/employment.

GSWPA follows the required CDC and local guidelines.

Don’t apply for just any job this summer. Apply for a job that will set you on a path toward your future career and make a difference in the lives of girls. 💚🙌 NOW is the perfect time to apply for a 2022 summer camp position with us! 👉 gswpa.org/summercamp

Civic Engagement Coordinator

About APA:

The Alliance for Police Accountability(APA) is a grassroots organization consisting of over 30 organizations focused on reconstructing the criminal legal system and building power for Black, Brown and poverty stricken people. We bring individuals and organizations together to run issue-based campaigns, grow grassroots political power, and build a sustainable, transformative movement in Allegheny County. We envision a world, rich in youth leadership, where equity is the norm within all systems and facets of life.

Job Description: The Civic Engagement Coordinator is a temporary full time employee who is part of a team working together to build long-term power for Black, Brown and poor and marginalized people. The Civic Engagement Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of civic and voter engagement programming, including voter registration, non-partisan voter education, voter turn-out efforts, and field/data tracking, while building an informed base of supporters who can engage in and sustain APA’s program and policy advocacy activities. The Coordinator will be responsible for the management, training, and oversight of canvassers and must be able to work independently as well as with the APA team to advance our mission, goals, and objectives. This is a 12 month position with the
possibility to remain permanently.

We are seeking individuals who are passionate about building grassroots power, flexible, and
enthusiastic.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create positive relationships with community members, organizational partners, member leaders, and political allies
  • Work with the digital organizer and communications team to promote events, digital education, actions, etc
  • Recruit, onboard, train and manage canvassers and volunteers.
  • Plan and execute small and large actions (pop up voter registration drives, meetings, door to door canvass, etc)
  • Participate in coalitions, partnership and coalition management
  • Organize and participate in phone/ text and field canvassing.
  • Cutting and managing turf, managing data and digital tools, and creating reports of the results
  • Ensure voter engagement work is happening year round, during major and non-major election years, and that the work focuses on all levels of government (local, state, federal)
  • Regularly host live virtual events and in-person events to bring young people together to organize and take action
  • Work closely in collaboration with partners and coalitions to coordinate civic engagement activities and partner on coordinated advocacy
  • Regularly lead direct voter contact in the field, both in-person (when safe) and digitally, for the purposes of voter registration, voter education, relational organizing, GOTV, and other relevant civic engagement activities
  • Carrying out voter engagement campaigns, i.e. text/phone banks or other field work

Qualifications and Skills:

  • At least 2-3 years experience in civic engagement field organizing, and experience leading civic engagement work, including direct voter contact
  • Experience in advocacy work with youth engagement or youth development
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to set priorities, complete work with minimal supervision, and meet deadlines
  • Existing expertise or willingness to master trends in criminal justice education, youth organizing and the climate movement
  • Awareness of the issues of concern to poor people, including criminal justice, and a passion for motivating people to take action
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to cultivate and manage partnerships
  • Commitment to working with communities of different racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and religious backgrounds.
  • 2+ years managerial experience
  • A drive to fulfill the organization’s mission around disenfranchised communities, the youth and returning residents
  • Thrives in a fast-paced work environment and is passionate about public service, community engagement, social justice and human rights
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to disseminate information clearly and concisely
  • Firm grasp on championing project goals, timelines, and deliverables
  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely, accurate manner with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Other Information:

Salary is between $54,000-56,000; This is a temporary one-year Full Time exempt position with medical, dental, and vision benefits, and a monthly cell phone stipend. The work schedule can at times be greater than 40 hours per week and includes some evening and weekend meetings and events, as necessary. It is not a strictly 9am-5pm position. Travel is occasionally required around the Allegheny County region.

How to Apply:

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Bfisher@apa-pgh.org. with the subject line: Civic Engagement Coordinator Job Application.

APA is an equal opportunity employer. Previously-incarcerated individuals, People of Color, LGBTQIA people and women are strongly encouraged to apply

Temporary Technology Trainer

At Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, we’re committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our organization grows and succeeds when all members of the community, where we live and serve, have a seat at the table to help us ensure all of our neighbors have enough to eat. We invite candidates from all diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to race, gender, sexual orientation, abilities, etc., to join our team.

Job Summary:  Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank is looking for an individual with training or education experience, who is interested in working directly with our communities. In this role, you will work directly with SWPA food banks and food pantries to implement an online database for tracking the households they serve. If you’ve taught your older neighbor how to use their smartphone, or walked someone through buying a product on Amazon over the phone, you’ve got the skills we’re looking for. A positive attitude, patience, and perseverance are the key qualities for success in this role.

The Coordinator will concentrate on providing training and support to five Partner Distribution Organizations (PDOs) and their food pantries in order to implement the online database, Link2Feed. The coordinator will execute an implementation plan that will enable food pantries and partners in the Food Bank’s network to utilize the Link2Feed service insight system.  This will include outreach to PDOs, their pantries, training, some data entry, and implementation support. The expectation that all 5 PDOs and their food pantries will be fully using Link2Feed before June 30, 2022.

This is a temporary, 25 to 40 hour position, that is expected to run through June 30, 2022.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Link2Feed Implementation and Management
  • Build strong relationships with each of the Food Bank’s PDOs and key staff at those PDOs.
  • Work with the PDOs to develop a training and implementation timeline for the pantries that the PDO oversees.
  • Work with PDO to train and support individual pantries as they transition onto Link2Feed.
  • Coordinate data transfers from other client record management systems.
  • Update and distribute training materials to food pantries and PDO network.
  • Support and encourage pantries, and other partners as needed, as they transition to Link2Feed, ensuring a smooth process.
  • Conduct remote and in-person trainings for Link2Feed. Work with pantries and partners to get comfortable with remote training.
  • Schedule and conduct training sessions with food pantries and PDO network.
  • Develop and administer surveys through the Link2Feed software, when applicable.
  • Track and evaluate service trends.
  • Support and troubleshoot pantries as they implement Link2Feed onsite.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of three years of programmatic and training experience in a related field.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills resulting in positive outcomes.
  • Ability to work strategically, collaboratively, and effectively with staff members required. Possess an attitude of and appreciation for collaboration.
  • High quality customer service skills with an ability to exhibit objectivity, calmness and helpfulness especially in stressful situations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, to include professional letter-writing and report preparation. Ability to make presentations and develop and deliver information to a variety of audiences in a variety of ways. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate complex information in an appropriate manner.
  • Ability, experience and willingness to work with diverse populations.
  • Possess attention to detail and follow through on tasks. Demonstrated organization and time-management skills. Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize workload and meet goals.
  • Prior experience and proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends as required.

Certificates: Act 33 & 34 Clearances

Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities, duties, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

How to Apply:  Go to https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/65e34b7d-06f6-4b43-89d5-221e6eedb5fe/Greater-Pittsburgh-Community-Food-Bank click apply, create a login, fill out our online application and attach resume and cover letter.