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Careers


Seeds 4 Success Current Openings:


Position: Development Associate

  • Reports to: Executive Director
  • Hours/week: Full-Time, 40 hours per week; Open to part-time position
  • Salary from: $42,000

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated and organized Development Associate to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong passion for nonprofit development and be committed to supporting our mission to provide children from low-income communities with the skills and support to be successful in school and life.

The Development Associate will play a key role in advancing our organizational goals through fundraising, donor relations, communications, and event planning.

Duties:

  • Assist with the planning and execution of fundraising events and campaigns
  • Manage and maintain databases to track donor information and analyze giving trends
  • Conduct prospect research and identify potential donors
  • Assist with creating and distributing direct mail, email, and social media campaigns
  • Utilize Salesforce to track donor interactions and manage relationships
  • Collaborate with the development team to prepare and present reports on fundraising efforts
  • Manage and maintain accurate records of all fundraising efforts
  • Provide exceptional donor service and ensure timely communication
  • Participate in board meetings and assist with preparing materials for meetings
  • Assist with budgeting and financial planning for development initiatives
  • Monitor and report on the progress of fundraising initiatives
  • Use GiveLively and email marketing software to manage fundraising efforts
  • Develop and implement social media management strategies to increase donor engagement and raise awareness for our organization
  • Research and identify opportunities to expand our market and increase our donor base
  • Assist with managing and coordinating with volunteers for fundraising events

Requirements

  • Proven experience in fundraising and donor relations
  • Experience with databases, including Salesforce
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in budgeting and financial planning
  • Experience with email marketing software
  • Strong social media management skills
  • Familiarity with the nonprofit sector and the market
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • A strong passion for non-profit development and a commitment to supporting our mission

To apply email your cover letter expressing your interest and resume to Jen Pastrone, Executive Director, [email protected].


Position: Programs Administrative Assistant

  • Hourly: $18/hour
  • Reports to: Executive Director
  • Hours/week: 15 hours per week (flexible schedule)

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly organized and motivated Programs Administrative Assistant to ensure the effective and smooth operations of the Seeds 4 Success office and programs.  The ideal candidate will have a strong passion for and be committed to supporting our mission to provide children from low-income communities with the skills and support to be successful in school and life.

The Programs Administrative Assistant will play a key role in the operations of programs to ensure high-quality delivery for children, youth, and families.

Duties:

  • Uphold Seeds 4 Success Mission and Vision
  • Serve as initial point of contact for visitors and inquiries to the Seeds 4 Success office
  • Provide excellent customer service to all stakeholders
  • Meet office commitments, manage bill payments and invoices, and liaise with third party vendors
  • Manage expense reporting, maintain financial records, and assist with the preparation of the annual audit
  • Manage facility contractors and maintenance 
  • Manage procurement of office supplies, program materials, and meals
  • Manage payroll and benefits for AmeriCorps Foster Grandparent volunteers 
  • Assist with stakeholder communications and mailings
  • Assist in maintaining electronic records and database entries (enrollment, attendance, financial, etc.)
  • Support volunteer, youth, and family events
  • Ensure smooth operation and administration of S4S systems (utilities,technology, website, social media, etc.)
  • Maintain positive, healthy relationships with stakeholders per organization standards
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Experience in customer service in an office setting
  • Proficiency with financial recordkeeping and reporting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • A strong passion for non-profit development and a commitment to supporting our mission
  • Spanish speaker highly preferred

To apply email your cover letter expressing your interest and resume to Jen Pastrone, Executive Director, [email protected].


Here’s why our employees love working at Seeds 4 Success!

IT’S REWARDING!

“I really enjoy this work, the relationships I build and the positive feedback we receive throughout the community. At Seeds 4 Success, the rewards are many, but my favorite is being able to help guide children at a critical time in their lives.” – Program Manager

IT PROVIDES PROFESSIONAL GROWTH!

“One of the most impactful aspects of my work is to see these relationships form and to watch our youth blossom because of them. I have grown a lot both personally and professionally since I first started at Seeds 4 Success and can attribute that growth to all the opportunities I have been able to take advantage of through this work.” – Volunteer Manager

IT’S INSPIRING!

“I’m hoping that seeing the issues and solutions that the Seeds 4 Success programs offer will give me inspiration in the future. Going forward in my life I’m hoping I can do something that takes an innovative approach to helping people.” – Intern