Volunteer & Events Coordinator

BikePGH, a nonprofit bicycle and pedestrian advocacy organization, is seeking a highly organized individual with excellent communication skills to coordinate volunteers and event logistics. If you are passionate about biking and walking, active transportation, and engaging the community through events such as OpenStreetsPGH, PedalPGH, The WMNBikePGH Summit, Bike Anywhere Week, and more, this is your chance to make a difference in the lives of thousands of Pittsburghers.

BikePGH is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion not only in how we shape our strategic goals and organizational work but who we employ on our staff and the volunteers on our board of directors. In recruiting for our organization, we welcome the life experiences that are shaped in part by, education, race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetics, disability, age, languages spoken, or veteran’s status.

Title: Volunteer & Events Coordinator
Position: Full-time, Exempt
Target Start: June 2021
Salary: $34,000 – $39,000 annually depending upon the relevancy of experience Hours: On average 40 hours per week, Often M-F 9-5 plus some work on weeknights and weekends in order to attend events.
Benefits: Full-time benefits include medical, vision, and dental insurance as well as generous PTO and 401(k) benefits as outlined in BikePGH’s employee manual.
Reports to: Events Director
Mission: BikePGH is transforming our streets to make biking and walking commonplace for all Pittsburghers in order to improve our quality of life and reduce the harmful effects of car dependence in our communities.

Essential Functions and Duties: 

Volunteer Management 

  • Recruit and retain volunteers and through a monthly newsletter, email, and in-person communications;
  • Schedule and communicate with volunteers;
  • Manage volunteers at BikePGH events and monthly volunteer nights;
  • Keep accurate records of volunteers and volunteer hours in a database;
  • Create documents such as guides, maps, and instructions for volunteer use at events;
  • Coordinate volunteer appreciation events.

Community Outreach for Events

  • Build and maintain relationships with neighborhood constituents, businesses, and community groups;
  • Represent BikePGH events at community meetings;
  • Plan on-the-ground community outreach as it relates to BikePGH events;
  • Keep accurate records of communications with community contacts;
  • Work with the communications team to create digital and print materials to share information about events.

Event Coordination

  • Recruit, select, coordinate, and communicate with partners and vendors participating in events. Manage partners and vendors on the event day;
  • Assist Events Director with logistics with City departments, police, Port Authority, PennDOT, RoadSafe, and rental suppliers as it relates to events;
  • Create documents such as route maps, diagrams, and information sheets to communicate about events with government agencies, event participants, and the general public;
  • Maintain detailed logistics spreadsheets for OpenStreetsPGH and PedalPGH, and implement plans on the event day.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills;
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively;
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team;
  • Comfort and confidence with public speaking and presenting information to the general public;
  • Passion for the mission of BikePGH and a strong interest in bicycle and pedestrian advocacy.
  • Natural ability to make people feel welcome, appreciated, and part of a community.

Experience & Education Requirements:

  • Volunteer recruitment, scheduling, and coordination;
  • Community organizing and community engagement;
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred;
  • Valid Driver’s License.

Working Conditions & Physical Demands: 

  • Work is typically performed in an office setting but currently working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic;
  • Travel within the community and to BikePGH events will be required when safe to do so;
  • Occasional evening and weekend work will be required;
  • Utilizes normal speech and hearing necessary for extensive conversation;
  • Varied activities including sitting, reaching, bending, lifting up to 30lbs, pushing/pulling, walking, or assisted walking via wheelchair or mobility device.

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

How To Apply:

Write a compelling cover letter and submit it along with a resume. Be sure to mention where you saw the opening advertised.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through mid-May 2021 and considered until the position is filled. The ideal candidate would start employment no later than mid-June 2021.

By email:

Please send an email with a cover letter and resume to jobs@bikepgh.org with “Volunteer & Events Coordinator” in the subject line.

By mail:

Please enclose your resume and cover letter in a sealed envelope and mail to:

BikePGH
188 43rd Street, #1
Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Case Manager

Case Manager (25 hours/week)

Lawrenceville United is seeking a highly empathetic, culturally humble, organized, and persistent case manager to support residents in Lawrenceville and beyond with accessing various assistance programs.

About Lawrenceville United

Lawrenceville United (LU) works to improve and protect the quality of life for all Lawrenceville residents. We envision a welcoming, diverse, and empowered community that works together to ensure all residents have what they need to thrive. For more information on LU, please visit www.LUnited.org.

Summary of Position

The Case Manager position is a new position and will be responsible for taking over various case management duties currently being performed by the Community Engagement & Program Manager and the Executive Director. With the COVID-19 pandemic, need in the community has skyrocketed, and Lawrenceville United has implemented a variety of supports and programs to support residents with those needs: free food distributions, the Neighbors In Need financial assistance program, the Buddy System mutual aid program, and more. LU also provides intensive support for residents to navigate and access the various assistance programs outside of LU, including: Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), utility assistance, LIHEAP, property/rent rebate, SNAP, CSFP, WIC, Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP), Housing Opportunity Fund, eviction mediation programs, and more. Interventions are especially focused on housing: ERAP, eviction prevention, and rehousing support.

Reporting Relationship

The Case Manager will report to the Executive Director with support from the Community Engagement & Program Manager.

Wage, Hours, Location

The Case Manager position is 25 hours per week at $16.50 per hour. Hours are flexible. Remote work is encouraged, but the position will likely require in-person meetings and home visits at times. Strict adherence to COVID-19 safety protocols is required. A phone reimbursement is available. We offer paid sick leave and a SIMPLE IRA with up to 3% matching funds.

Responsibilities

Case Management – these duties will be the primary responsibility of this position:

  • Receive referrals from both internal and external sources, including up to 7 Emergency Rental Assistance Program referrals per month
  • Make contact with clients, using persistence and creativity when barriers to communication are presented
  • Support clients with assessing needs, identifying potential resources, determining eligibility, collecting necessary documentation, and completing applications
  • Communicate with third parties, as necessary, to research resources, check status of applications, and advocate for clients
  • Attend trainings and check-ins with resource providers and partners, as needed
  • Keep documentation and records in compliance with HIPAA and other laws
  • Be a friendly and professional support to clients during a challenging time

Program Coordination & Assistance – these duties will be a secondary responsibility of the position, as caseload and time permits:

  • Conduct outreach and targeted marketing to make community aware of benefit programs, possibly including tabling at the Lawrenceville Farmers Market
  • Assist with coordination of the Neighbors In Need (NIN) Program: prepare applications for the NIN Committee, communicate with Committee, facilitate meetings, and conduct follow-up, including preparing payment information and check requests
  • Assist with creating Buddy System matches and communicating with participants
  • Assist with coordinating Friday food distributions and managing volunteers for this and other food delivery programs
  • Occasionally may be asked to deliver meals, fill in for regular volunteers, and other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Behavioral Science, or related field—or equivalent experience in case management
  • Working knowledge of HIPAA, mandated reporting, and other relevant laws
  • At least general understanding of various public benefit programs
  • Experience working with diverse communities, including low-income residents, families, older adults, communities of color, immigrants/refugees, people with disabilities, members of LGBTQIA+ community, victims of abuse and violence, and people with mental illness
  • Outstanding people skills, including empathy, cultural humility, communication skills, and ability to make complicated systems understandable and manageable
  • Ability to use persistence and creativity to open doors and advocate for clients
  • Ability to navigate a complicated and rapidly shifting patchwork of resources
  • Excellent organization and record-keeping skills
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and work as part of a team
  • Training or experience in trauma-informed care preferred
  • Experience working with (or ability to learn) Microsoft Office suite, Google Sheets, SalesForce, and email
  • Must get Act 33, 34, and 73 clearances

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume addressed to Dave Breingan at HR@LUnited.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  

We strongly encourage applications from qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and represent marginalized communities, including Black, Indigenous, & People of Color; members of the LGBTQIA+ community; and people with disabilities. LU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring and supporting an inclusive workforce.

Parent & Community Engagement Coordinator

Our Mission is to empower girls and young women to have productive lives through holistic, gender-specific programs, education, and experiences.

Job Purpose: The Parent and Community Engagement Coordinator focuses on parent/guardian involvement, including family activities/workshops, family support services, case management, and partnerships with community agencies, with the goal of assisting parents/guardians in becoming more involved with their child’s participation in Gwen’s Girls and school.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Social Work, Education or related field.

Licensure/Certification: N/A

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of five years working with Black girls and their families, with experience in providing gender-specific, trauma-informed approaches to prevention/intervention services.
  • Past leadership experience that includes the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, clients, community leaders, and administrators from the various systems that serve our clients.
  • Knowledge of inequity issues that impact Black girls.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the complex issues that impact families and girls living in under-served, low socioeconomic areas.
  • Must be available to work non-traditional hours – evenings and weekends.
  • Valid PA driver’s license with excellent driving record, reliable vehicle, insurance 300/100,000 and registration required.

Clearances Required:  PA Act 33 (Child Abuse) / Act 34 (Criminal History) / Federal Criminal History Record (FBI Fingerprint) / National Sex Offender Registry

Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong problem solving, interpersonal relationship, and communications skills necessary.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the cultural diversity of clients, volunteers, and staff throughout the provision of services.
  • Ability to make safe and appropriate decisions during times of crisis.

Position Summary:

  • Responsible for the oversight and monitoring of all family, parent/guardian, and community engagement services including parent workshops, family support services, case management, and partnerships with community agencies.
  • Manage and plan parent involvement activities at each site based on the needs of the families.  Coordinate incentives such as field trips, childcare, awards, games, and other activities to encourage family participation.
  • Conduct outreach to parents/guardians to encourage their participation in Family Nights and their child’s attendance in the afterschool program.
  • Engage the community and community-based programs to establish partnerships and areas of collaboration to meet the needs of our girls and families. Be knowledgeable of community resources and community-based program to make referrals for families to address specific needs.
  • Work collaboratively with site-based Program Coordinators to promote participation and community involvement in the family engagement process.
  • Manage, plan and facilitate activities for the youth involved in the Youth Advisory Board to create positive social change within Gwen’s Girls and their community.  Coordinate the monthly meetings; work with the girls to advocate and advise on policies and address concerns for their individual sites and Gwen’s Girls as a collective community.
  • Manage, plan, and facilitate activities for the youth involved in Black Girls Advocacy and Leadership Alliance (BGALA).  Coordinate weekly meetings and work the girls and partnering universities to work on advocacy and leadership efforts of our high school aged youth.
  • Ensure ongoing monitoring, tracking, follow-up, and proper documentation of activities/workshops, individual and/or group sessions as documented in the Key Information Demographic System (KIDS) and agency database.
  • Incorporates Sanctuary tools and practices into everyday interactions to create a trauma-informed environment. Upholds the principles of Sanctuary to provide a therapeutic framework and culture.

Network Compliance Coordinator

Manage a caseload of partner programs. Implement, communicate and ensure compliance with Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (Food Bank) policies and procedures.  Support training, development and capacity-building opportunities and communicate to the partner network.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor all partner programs annually using the standards developed by the Food Bank to evaluate agency compliance and quality access to food.
  • Communicate all policies, procedures and standards effectively to partners and Food Bank staff to ensure adherence to Food Bank policies.
  • Monitor, track and address compliance requirements (501 c3 status, safe food handling, membership, civil rights, reporting, product use, etc.).
  • Enforce all Food Bank, Feeding America, funders, government and other key stakeholders’ policies, procedures and standards, as required.
  • Coordinate and monitor partner participation in retail store donation program.
  • Field, investigate, resolve and record service complaints.
  • Process and record suspensions and reinstatements in accordance with suspension policy.
  • Enforce corrective action and follow-up plans for identified problems.
  • Monitor partner reporting and ensure reports are accurate and submitted in a timely manner.
  • Prepare reports as required by partners, funders and Food Bank management.
  • Maintain accurate, complete and updated agency records and files.
  • Assist in the distribution of grant funds to the partner network and monitor usage.
  • Track and complete grant requests through the Agency Needs fund.
  • Collaborate with sourcing team to support partners on the Advance Choice produce program.
  • Identify opportunities for growth during site visits and conversations with partners.
  • Encourage partners to consider innovative ways of distributing food.
  • Identify opportunities for Partner Excellence Academy content.
  • Identify gaps in service within caseload area and participate in the evaluation and onboarding of new potential partners, as required.
  • Assist in development of policies and procedures for network members.
  • Communicate positively and effectively with all team members, external partners, internal staff and key stakeholders.
  • Manage conflict constructively so disagreements lead to useful and productive discussions.
  • Maintain positive rapport with team members, colleagues and partners.
  • Provide support to Compassion Corner, emergency food assistance to individuals, as needed and directed by the Manager or Director.
  • Provide content for Network News, a quarterly newsletter for Food Bank members and partners.
  • Respect the geographic and cultural diversity of network members and their participants by becoming familiar with customs and behaviors in various locations.
  • Promote practices that support diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • The ideal candidate will be highly motivated to end hunger and committed to viewing the problem of hunger in a holistic context, including considerations of public health, social justice, diversity, equity, and the cultural importance of food.
  • A minimum of three years of programmatic and training experience in a related field.
  • Ability to effectively manage people.
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution, critical thinking and problem-solving skills resulting in positive outcomes.
  • Ability to effectively communicate difficult information in an appropriate manner.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, to include professional letter-writing and report preparation.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Ability, experience and willingness to work with diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated organization and time-management skills.
  • Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize workload and meet goals.
  • Ability to work strategically, collaboratively, and effectively with staff members required.
  • Prior experience and proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends as required
  • Current and/or ability to obtain safe food handling certification within 60 days of hire.

Certificates: Act 33 & Act 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.

Jewish Life Teen Director

This position requires a creative, nurturing, and dynamic team player to inspire the Jewish future by engaging Jewish teens through meaningful and intentional Jewish experiences and learning. This position works as a part of the Teen Engagement Team within the Department of Jewish Life to create experiences infused with Jewish depth and meaning, creating a space for Jewish teens to develop their own personal understanding of what it means to be Jewish.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops short and long-range program goals in keeping with the mission and vision of the JCC and The Second Floor.
  • Develops and facilitates a full and vibrant suite of Jewish experiences for teens that provides meaningful Jewish learning and engagement.
  • Pilots creative, new, experiential Jewish educational approaches and initiatives.
  • Builds relationships with participants through conversations and by creating connections to opportunities to participate in Jewish experiences.
  • Identifies and cultivates teen leadership to empower teens to chart their own personal Jewish journey.
  • Serves as a Jewish role model, supporting students through life cycle events, the challenges of life in middle school and high school, and everything in between to support their mental wellness.
  • Builds working relationships/partnerships with other Jewish organizations (i.e., congregations, BBYO, youth groups, Repair the World, The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, etc.) consistent with the agency’s mission, goals and operating objectives.
  • Regularly participates in community-wide teen program experiences.
  • Contributes to the staffing compliment of The Second Floor open hours, as needed.
  • Develops & facilitates the J-Serve planning process with our program partners, including The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, BBYO, and Repair the World.
  • Convenes and supports the J-Serve co-chairs and Steering Committee.
  • Creates, coordinates and implements recruitment strategy & marketing materials.
  • Develops and manages program budgets.
  • Ensures compliance with all state, federal and local regulating agencies.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with program participants.
  • Ability to define problems, develop solutions, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to manage and balance a variety of responsibilities in a fast-paced environment under tight time constraints.
  • Ensures adherence to agency core values of respect, kindness, character and community within both staff culture and program development.
  • Recognizes that the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh gathers individuals representing diverse backgrounds, beliefs and practices.
  • Creates a warm and welcoming environment.
  • Maintains a high degree of organization and attention to detail.
  • Adheres to the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh policies and procedures.
  • Actively supports and participates in continuous intra-departmental and agency-wide quality improvement processes. “Everyone, Every Day, Closer to Better”.
  • Actively promotes and maintains agency customer service standards.
  • Generates necessary reports and documentation as needed and/or required.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to operate personal computers (hardware and software).
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays, as required.
  • Ability to perform other related duties, as needed and/or required.

(These responsibilities are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed.)

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Supervision from Division Director/Jewish Life

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Jewish Education, or related field, with Master’s Degree preferred, with at least three (3) years’ experience working in Jewish educational settings with an emphasis on teen engagement or equivalent combination of education and experience.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. Frequently he/she is required to sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. During the summer months, employee is frequently outdoors in a natural setting.

Must be able to obtain ACT 33/34 and FBI clearances, and mandated reporter training.

Send resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh
Attn: Human Resources
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Equal Opportunity Employer

Director of Teen Leadership

POSITION SUMMARY:

Serves as an educational leader responsible for key program experiences of teen engagement and leadership (i.e., Diller Teen Fellows, Goldston Teen Philanthropy, etc.), as well as additional programing during the academic year, that enhance the Agency’s mission and core values. This position is part of the larger Teen Engagement team within the Division.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops short and long-range program goals in keeping with the mission and vision of the JCC.
  • Plans, implements and supervises a variety of teen engagement experiences, as assigned.
  • Builds working relationships/partnerships with other Jewish organizations (i.e., congregations, BBYO, youth groups, Repair the World, Jewish Federation, etc.) consistent with the agency’s mission, goals and operating objectives.
  • Participates in community-wide teen program experiences.
  • Contributes to the staffing compliment of The Second Floor open hours as needed.
  • Designs & facilitates the educational curriculum & content for the 12-month Diller Teen Fellows experience, including ongoing curriculum developments based upon Diller International guidelines.
  • Participates in national and international Diller Teen Fellows professional development for coordinators.
  • Completes Diller Teen Fellows grant requests and helps manage the local program budget in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.
  • Creates, coordinates and implements recruitment strategy & marketing materials.
  • Provides updates to the local DTF website, manages local social media accounts and all database information.
  • Participates in the Jewish Federation Diller Teen Fellows Advisory Committee meetings.
  • Develops & facilitates the educational curriculum & content for the 10-month experience for Samuel M. Goldston Teen Philanthropy (monthly workshops, site visits, etc.).
  • Develops and manages program budgets.
  • Develops, coordinates and implements recruitment strategies and marketing materials.
  • Ensures that programs and services are in keeping with local and national trends and implements best practice standards.
  • Ensures compliance with all state, federal and local regulating agencies.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with program participants.
  • Ability to define problems, develop solutions, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to manage and balance a variety of responsibilities in a fast-paced environment under tight time constraints.
  • Ensures adherence to agency core values of respect, kindness, character and community within both staff culture and program development.
  • Recognizes that the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh gathers individuals representing diverse backgrounds, beliefs and practices.
  • Creates a warm and welcoming environment.
  • Maintains a high degree of organization and attention to detail.
  • Adheres to the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh policies and procedures.
  • Actively supports and participates in continuous intra-departmental and agency-wide quality improvement processes. “Everyone, Every Day, Closer to Better”.
  • Actively promotes and maintains agency customer service standards.
  • Generates necessary reports and documentation as needed and/or required.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to operate personal computers (hardware and software).
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays, as required.
  • Ability to perform other related duties, as needed and/or required.

(These responsibilities are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed.)

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Supervises part time and volunteer personnel

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Jewish Education, or related field, with Master’s Degree preferred, with at least three (3) years’ experience working in Jewish educational settings with an emphasis on teen engagement or equivalent combination of education and experience.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. Frequently he/she is required to sit. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. During the summer months, employee is frequently outdoors in a natural setting.

Must be able to obtain ACT 33/34 and FBI clearances, and mandated reporter training.

Send resume and cover letter to:

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh
Attn: Human Resources
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Equal Opportunity Employer

Program Manager of Digital Inclusion

VISION: We envision a Pittsburgh with healthy neighborhoods that are thriving, resilient, and livable for all.

MISSION: Neighborhood Allies works to support the people, organizations and partnerships committed to creating and maintaining healthy neighborhoods.

Position: Program Manager of Digital Inclusion
Status: Full-time
Reports to: Director of Digital Inclusion

Purpose:

Neighborhood Allies’ Digital Inclusion (DI) department proudly coordinates regional responses to bridging the digital divide by providing materials and technological skills training, including Beyond the Laptops and LevelUp412.org. We are seeking a Program Manager of Digital Inclusion to join our team. An ideal Program Manager will be a collaborative, highly organized, and flexible individual. They will have the ability to collaborate with community stakeholders, program staff, and industry leaders to coordinate and manage programs under Neighborhood Allies’ long-term initiative to bridge the digital divide. Integral to this role is the ability to effectively build trust and foster genuine participation of capable partners and implementers in the creation of equitable communities to improve the capacity and power of residents to develop digital competencies, encounter new technologies, access opportunity employment and education, and take an active role in the future-oriented workforce developments in the region.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Support and Manage Digital Inclusion Community Center Program, LevelUp412.org projects:

  • Embody an inclusive and equitable approach to digital skills acquisition.
  • Coordinate program elements: outcomes measurement and reporting, participant recruitment,
    program promotion, supplies to partners.
  • Make reports to, and ensure strategic alignment with Director.
  • Convene community stakeholders, site and programmatic partners, and field experts for ongoing
    program development, recruitment, and outreach.
  • Communicate outcomes, expectations, and opportunities between project partners and funders.
  • Collaborate with support staff on construction timeline and programmatic alignment.
  • Manage procurement process for programs and site development with consultant support.
  • Represent DI in regional networks related to workforce and STEM skills, programming, and
    recruitment.
  • Promote DI initiative in press, online, and in the community; in league with communications and
    web development teams.
  • Develop workforce development connections and opportunities for participants to find continuing
    education and employment.
  • Maintain program budget with mind to efficient and effective fund allocation.
  • Research best practices, tech workforce/training trends and developments.
  • Propose (and deploy) programmatic improvements based on careful analysis.
  • Cultivate a team of support staff, associates, and interns as required.

Support overarching Digital Inclusion programs and initiatives, including:

  • Develop and maintain working partnerships with key tech industry actors in Pittsburgh.
  • Identify opportunities for Neighborhood Allies to collaborate and grow within the Pittsburgh
    Technological Space.
  • Communicate successes, initiatives, areas of need, in order to activate partners and galvanize
    support.
  • Visualize data and outcome and develop professional, public-facing materials.
  • Obtain press coverage.
  • Leverage creative event and workshop planning to showcase innovation and brand, such as
    popups.

Learn, analyze, and implement best practices and inject new fresh ideas into the community building work in Pittsburgh to better position Digital Inclusion centers and initiatives by:

  • Identifying and analyzing other digital divide responses and resources around the world.
  • Applying best practices to program design and development.
  • Innovation around digital literacy skills delivery through user-centric design thinking approaches.

Manage special projects as they arise.

Required Qualifications:

  • Commitment to improving the quality of life of people of color and low-income populations.
  • Experience and ability to analyze in-depth community, racial, and economic justice issues and to facilitate tough conversations with grassroots leaders and community-based organizations.
  • Demonstrate high level of integrity, patience, and thoughtfulness regarding community concerns.
  • Experience with data collection and analysis for financial and programmatic review.
  • Working knowledge of and experience with community development issues.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working at a community-based organization, non-profit, education, or
    business
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication, including public speaking; ability to represent the
    organization with external partners.
  • Ability to make professional presentations and reports to major stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational, project management, instructing, and facilitation abilities.
  • Highly entrepreneurial and flexible, with ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to travel as part of work responsibilities and to work some evenings.
  • Passionate and committed belief in community development.
  • Strong working knowledge of tech industry, developments in field, policy, rights, and ethics.
  • Master’s degree in Public Policy, Business, or equivalent preferred.
  • Please highlight any experience working with or within a corporate environment or large organization (the profile of some of our sponsors and partners)

SALARY:

Neighborhood Allies offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Open until filled. Salary range: $55,000- $70,000, candidates with exceptional qualifications are encouraged to apply to discuss additional possibilities.

TO APPLY:

Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary requirements by Friday, April 30th, 2021 to:

Neighborhood Allies
429 Fourth Avenue, Suite 1900
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
info@neighborhoodallies.org

No phone calls please. Position is open until filled.

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

Community Engagement Coordinator

The Position

We’re looking for a Community Engagement Coordinator to drive excitement around the Pelotonia mission and inspire participation. As a member of the Community Engagement & Partnerships team, you will assist in the recruitment of participants (Riders, Challengers, and Volunteers), drive fundraising for cancer research, identify trends through general reporting and analysis, and provide exceptional customer service across all aspects of the organization.

You will report to the Director of Community Engagement & Partnerships and be an integral part of the team in our relentless pursuit to raise funds for innovative cancer research. Key responsibilities include:

Peloton recruitment, management, and reporting (40%)

  • Assist the Community Engagement team in the identification, prospecting, and recruitment of participants, companies, and community groups to participate in Pelotonia as Riders, Challengers, Volunteers and/or Donors.
  • Develop and implement fundraising strategies to be utilized by Pelotons and participants with the focus on driving funding for cancer research.
  • Assist, as needed, in the execution of events focused on the recruitment or retainment of participants, as well as fundraising for cancer research.
  • Serve as the point-person within the Community Engagement team on Salesforce (CRM), working closely with the Strategic Projects Manager.
  • Generate and analyze reports focused on participant data, fundraising, etc. that will provide the Community Engagement team with important insight into expanding our mission.
  • Provide Peloton-specific reports as needed to captains and other leaders within the Pelotonia community. 

Customer service management (30%)

  • Provide exceptional customer service to all Pelotonia constituents through in-person interaction at the Pelotonia HQ.
  • Manage all inquiries from the Pelotonia community that come through the Pelotonia main phone line and email account.
  • Assist the Director of Community Engagement & Partnerships in the execution of all deliverables associated with recognizing the operational partners of the organization.

Stewardship execution (30%)

  • Execute the stewardship programs of the Community Engagement team, including initiatives focused on key Partners, Riders, Donors, members of the Pelotonia Momentum Fund, etc.
  • Identify new and unique stewardship touchpoints for key constituent groups with the goal of further connection to the Pelotonia mission and brand.
  • Assist, as needed, in hosting Stewardship events focused on key members of the Pelotonia community.

What We’re Looking For

We’re looking for a driven, outgoing, and personable individual who is interested in inspiring others to become a part of the Pelotonia community. You are a creative, thoughtful, and curious learner who has an excellent track record of achievement in roles of increasing responsibility. You will thrive in an environment where every day looks different, and you look forward to evolving alongside a growing non-profit organization. Specific qualifications and qualities include:

  • Up to 2 years of experience in customer/client service, retail/product sales, data analytics, or related fields
  • Experience with CRM database management (Salesforce preferred)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
  • Inherently seeks out continuous improvement, pursues training to enhance abilities, and seeks advice on how to improve existing processes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, well-organized, and results-driven professional

What We Expect

  • Embrace and embody the mission, vision, and values of Pelotonia
  • Demonstrate a willingness to perform additional duties as requested and assigned
  • Exude dependable judgment and impeccable integrity while interfacing with our community
  • Temporarily work remotely with access to reliable internet during the hours of 9-5 EST

What You Can Expect

  • Base pay range: $40,000 – $45,000
  • Annual bonus based on organizational and personal metrics
  • Flexible paid time off, up to 10 paid holidays, and an annual winter break between Christmas Eve and New Years Day
  • Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental for employees, spouses/domestic partners, and dependent children
  • 401k Match
  • Stipend for monthly phone usage and professional development opportunities

To Apply

  • Applications due by Friday, April 30th

About Pelotonia

Founded in 2008, Pelotonia was established with the objective to fund innovative cancer research. As a centerpiece of its year-round fundraising efforts, Pelotonia hosts a three-day experience that includes a weekend of cycling, entertainment, and volunteerism. Since its founding, Pelotonia has raised over $200 million for cancer research. Thanks to its generous funding partners Pelotonia directs 100% of every participant-raised dollar to innovative cancer research at OSUCCC-James and The Pelotonia Institute for Immuno-Oncology. For more information, please visit pelotonia.org.

COVID-19 Safety

All Pelotonia staff are working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Staff will operate remotely until Pelotonia communicates a plan for all employees to return safely to the office environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Pelotonia to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, history of disability, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, status as a parent, political affiliation, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, and all other factors protected by law.

Tobacco-Free Hiring Practice

To demonstrate our commitment to health and wellness, Pelotonia will not hire any candidate who uses tobacco or any nicotine product including, but not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff or snus, nicotine gum, the nicotine patch or any other kind of nicotine replacement product.

New Troop Engagement Coordinator

Location: Pittsburgh

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/Essential Functions:

The New Troop Engagement Coordinator guides, mentors and supports new troop leaders through their first year of participation in Girl Scouts.  You are the first point of contact for prospective and new troop volunteers to welcome them to the organization, coordinate their connection to key staff and volunteers, provide training support, and ensure they are equipped and empowered to lead girls through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. As subject matter expert of the new troop leader first year experience, you foster a positive and motivational relationship with volunteers that is critical for new member retention. The essential functions of this position include the following:

  • Onboard new troop leaders;
  • Assist with the development and implementation of the New Leader Learning Path to optimize support and retention;
  • Work with Volunteer Troop Coaches to develop and maintain networks of local volunteers to provide local support and resources to new leaders;
  • Coordinate, schedule and facilitate Leadership Workshops to ensure training needs meet the volume of new leaders being onboarded;
  • Collaborate with staff to promote and assist with recruitment efforts, council sponsored event and training promotion, and participation in council-wide initiatives;
  • Become the subject matter expert in the online Volunteer Toolkit; schedule and implement monthly trainings for volunteers, and review, track and report on utilization;
  • Analyze data and trends to develop and implement plans to achieve girl and adult membership growth and retention goals among new members;
  • Ensure Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults;

Requirements:

  • College degree or equivalent professional experience;
  • 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;
  • Strong training and facilitation skills with demonstrated success executing trainings and workshops, both virtually and in-person;
  • Top notch communicator and can confidently present to large groups;
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, Outlook and ability to learn new systems;
  • Must be organized, detail orientated, and customer focused;
  • Able to work flexible hours to include days, some evenings and some weekends;
  • Have reliable transportation;

TO APPLY:

Submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to recruiting@gswpa.org.

Studio Coordinator and Teacher

FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Status: Full Time
Salary Range: $33,280 – $35,000

To Apply: Interested applicants should submit a resume, 3 references including your most recent supervisor, copies of all required clearances, and a letter of interest to jobs@assemblepgh.org by 11:59 pm, EST April 30, 2021. No phone calls, please. Please send questions to nina@assemblepgh.org.

Studio Coordinator and Teacher Job Responsibilities: The Studio Coordinator is responsible for planning, coordinating, executing, and teaching Assemble virtual and in-person in-house afterschool and summer camps, virtual and in-person birthday parties, and when possible, space rentals and Make-N-Take events. This role is also integral to the design and transition back to in-person programs and the continuation of virtual programs.

The Studio Coordinator is also responsible for managing the purchasing of materials for all of Assemble’s programs as well as overseeing the kit assembly for virtual programs. This role works collaboratively with other coordinators and the Off-Site programs team.  This person will collaborate with fellow Assemble teachers to deliver programming and lessons. They are the backbone of success for their Assemble programs. These programs are also revenue generators for Assemble and require excellent customer service skills.

In addition to Coordinator duties, this role serves as an Assemble Teacher responsible for planning and delivering STEAM-based programs. They actively engage to build a culture of making and inquiry. They work with and report back to the In-House Programs Manager (IHPM) on Assemble’s current program offerings, to explore new program opportunities, and to help expand the organization’s capacity to fulfill its mission and vision. They also are expected to work collaboratively with all staff as needed and are representatives of Assemble.

Reporting Structure:

The Studio Coordinator and Teacher reports to and is evaluated by the In-House Programs Manager (IHPM).

Defined terms:

  • Materials and Equipment – Consumable supplies and reusable equipment that Assemble has for our programming. Equipment includes our laser cutter, 3D printers, Ipads, and other electronics. Materials include recycled materials, science and art supplies, small electronics, snacks, and all consumables.
  • Material Kits – All prepared materials for virtual programs, pre-packaged per activity, with some extras to spare
  • Birthday Parties: – 2 hours Sunday virtual or in-person programs on towards birthdays for youth ages 4-14. These involve at least 2 making projects based on a STEAM theme.
  • Space Rentals – Paid space rentals for our 4824 Penn Ave Location, when applicable.
  • Make N Takes  – Hands-on STEAM Activities that last 5-10 minutes. Typically occur offsite, as part of larger events hosted by other organizations. Most Make-N-Takes occur on the weekends.
  • Corporate Events – Paid Hands-on Team building workshops for local corporations and groups, virtual or in-person

Job Duties and Expectations:

30% – Coordinate Materials and Equipment

  • Responsible for maintaining all materials, equipment, and updates in Assemble’s space
    • Develops and delivers training for staff to use equipment
    • Makes recommendations for equipment purchasing and updates to IHPM
    • Coordinates Materials Request form with all teachers
    • Coordinate and maintains inventory for materials and equipment
    • Works with Marketing + Development Manager on “Calls for Donations”
    • Organizes and maintains overall order for materials and equipment
    • Oversees the cleanliness of the space in collaboration with the IHPM
    • Coordinates all deep clean volunteer events
  • Responsible for purchasing materials with respect to budgets
    • Tracks expenditures and follows financial procedures
    • Researches the most cost-effective materials
    • Prioritizes the use of free, recycled, or existing materials to teachers
  • Lead on material Material Kit assembly for virtual programs for  both in-house and off-site programs
    • Sharing expertise on material kits
    • Coordinates space coordinator for Kits assembly
  • Attend all coordinator meetings and collaborate with staff

15% – Coordinate Birthday Parties, Make-N-Takes, Corporate Events, and Space Rentals

  • Provide excellent customer service with quick response to clients
    • Correspond in a timely manner for all parent/guardians to book birthday parties, Community Partners for Make-N-Takes and Corporate Events, and Space Rentals
    • Answers the phone
  • Maintains documentation of upcoming events and opportunities
    • Collect total numbers served and photo documentation
  • For Birthday Parties and Corporate Events:
    • Remix, write and develop projects, lesson plans, and themes
    • Responsible for all material requests for the events, including the assembling of party favor bags or material kits
    • Sends follow up and experience surveys to parents/guardians after the party
    • Works with Marketing and Development Manager for birthday party marketing
    • Sends follow up and experience surveys customer after the party or event
  • Sets up the space and cleans after the event, when applicable
  • Meets and collaborates with programs team, clearly communicating any needs and issues at hand to IHPM

50%  – Teaching

  • Facilitates the delivery of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) activities, and lesson plans during regularly scheduled program workshops and summer camps
  • Writes and/or adapts workshop curriculum using existing best practices in STEAM and Maker education for both in-person and virtual instruction
  • Attend and participate in teaching team meetings and ensure ongoing collaboration with the teaching team, clearly communicating any needs and issues at hand with the program managers.
  • Coordinates with the In-House and Off-Site Program Managers regarding the use of available materials at Assemble and digitally submit material requests in advance of specified program workshops or summer camps
  • Fills out and submits weekly workshop debrief form with teaching team to reflect on and improve program
  • Collects and distributes any necessary permission forms and contact information required for program participants and immediately informs the In-House Program Manager of any changes
  • Records and reports student attendance
  • Ensures that all  evaluation forms are administered to individual students at each workshop or camp, including photo documentation and other qualitative data
  • Attends all mandatory trainings, professional development (PD) sessions, and all-teacher meetings
  • Participates in social distancing, cleaning, and disinfecting protocol set by Assemble’s Health & Safety Reopening Policy
  • Maintains a clean environment and performs any necessary setup and cleanup related to the program
  • Works with Program Managers  to coordinate at least one Guest Maker-led workshops
  • Manages classroom behavior while promoting a positive and welcoming learning environment
  • Remains aware of program timeline and adheres to the established timeline
  • Maintains professional interaction with co-workers, makers, students, on-site contacts, parents, and other points of contact necessary to conduct the program
  • Provides mentorship and a positive co-learning experience for volunteers, interns, and co-teachers
  • Adapts to unplanned events or unexpected changes quickly and professionally
  • Carry out other duties as needed in order to sustain programs and assist co-workers

5% – Advance Assemble’s vision, mission, and values

  • Represent Assemble at events and presentations
  • Coordinate events and model behaviors that continue to build Assemble’s Culture
  • Attend board meetings, fundraisers, and events as asked by Executive Director
  • Assist with other tasks as appropriate or needed

Job Qualifications:

  • Must be organized with a keen eye for detail as to uphold the quality and goals set for Assemble programs
  • Must be a creative problem-solver and resourceful
  • Must have a strong desire and ability to learn and share knowledge
  • Must be flexible with in-person facilitation as well as virtual programming during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Must have strong collaboration skills and must be reliable
  • Must have current clearances for PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal Record, FBI PA Department of Education, Mandated Reporter Certificate, and National Sex Offender Registry Verification
  • Must be competent with e-mail, Google Drive, and Google Documents
  • Must have excellent customer service abilities, including in-person, digital, and over the phone
  • Must Excellent and effective written, verbal, and nonverbal communication skills
    • Ability to communicate with a range of people from children, teens, parents, peer Assemble Teachers, Assemble managers, and other summer camp provider liaisons
    • Must be comfortable presenting in front of others, from children to adults
  • Must be attentive to culturally relevant pedagogy, restorative justice methods, and commitment to anti-oppression work
  • Must be able to adapt to flexible work hours and the environment with evolving program priorities
  • Must have a valid driver’s license or state ID or passport
  • Lesson plan and curriculum writing experience preferred
  • Background and comfort working with youth of diverse identities and experiences preferred
  • Effective mediation skills and the ability to work through conflict preferred
  • Experience in facilitation preferred
  • Experience with STEAM or Maker Education preferred, both low and high-tech
    • Working knowledge and interest in youth-oriented computer programming language (e.g. scratch, Minecraft, etc.), robotics, VR, AR, AI, microcontrollers (Makey Makey), rapid prototype methods like the laser cutter and 3d printers in a learning environment is preferred
  • Having a car and being willing to drive teaching team members and material kit deliveries are preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in an out-of-school or informal educational setting preferred

Assemble, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Assemble expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Assemble’s employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.