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The California School-Based Health Alliance (CSHA) is seeking a Development Director for our statewide work promoting health and educational equity by increasing access to health services in schools.
Working closely with the Executive Director and Resource Development Committee of the Board of Directors, you will be responsible for shaping and implementing the organization’s fundraising strategies. This is an opportunity for an experienced and creative fundraising professional to step into a fiscally stable organization that is ready to grow in a number of strategic areas. The Development Director will directly supervise a shared administrative/development assistant (currently a 50% FTE position). S/he will also work in partnership with a Communications Manager and talented program staff who are savvy fundraisers and ambassadors.
CSHA strongly values both creative and critical thinking and we are always looking for ways to increase our impact through new programs or strategies. As Development Director, you will play a role in helping to advance this type of thinking as we secure funding to move our work forward.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Development Director is responsible for managing a large portfolio of current and prospective grant funders from the foundation, corporation and government sectors. Successful candidates will have experience with all aspects of grant seeking and management: research, partnership building, proposal writing, budget development, and reporting.
Annual Giving & Membership
The Development Director will be charged with sustaining a modest annual giving program as well as an emerging membership program, and developing strategies to take them both to the next level.
CSHA hosts an annual statewide conference for the school-based health field. The Development Director leads all revenue generating strategies, including outreach to sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees. In addition, we expect receptions, tours and other small cultivation events to play a part in expanding the organization’s major donors.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- At least 5 years of experience in non-profit fundraising, including direct experience with grant writing and an overall understanding of foundation philanthropy is essential; BA required, relevant graduate level work desired.
- Experience with special events, individual giving, corporate partnerships, and/or cause marketing is desirable.
- Excellent writing skills.
- Strong interpersonal communication skills and experience making presentations to potential donors or partners.
- Detail oriented and highly organized approach to work.
- Ability to travel regularly within California, including overnight, to work occasional weekend or evening hours, and take an average of one out-of-state trip each year.
- Approach work with a positive attitude and excitement about being part of a vibrant nonprofit team.
- Salesforce experience preferred.
Salary is dependent on experience. We offer a competitive benefit package. This is a full-time position based in Oakland, but we would also consider an 80% FTE under the right circumstances.
Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to email@example.com. In your cover letter, please describe what skills or experience you believe would be important for this position and assess the extent to which you meet that description. We are very interested in honest, critical reflection that is specific to this position in this organization. Please use subject line: Development Director Winter 2016. We will begin reviewing applications on January 6 and will then consider applicants on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Administrative and Development Assistant
The California School-Based Health Alliance (CSHA) is seeking an administrative and development assistant to support our statewide work promoting health and educational equity by increasing access to health services in schools.
The Administrative Assistant provides general clerical support for the organization. Your duties will include:
- Assisting with scheduling and administrative tasks for the Associate Director, Programs, the Development Director, and other staff.
- Handle process and logistics for internal meetings and activities.
- Inputting and maintaining information in Salesforce, providing both quality control and basic reports.
- Processing membership fees and related benefits.
- Managing mailings to members, donors, conference attendees, and other constituents using Word/Excel mail merges.
- Assisting with logistics related to CSHA’s annual statewide conference.
- Reviewing contracts and MOUs.
- Assisting with preparing and submitting proposals and reports to foundation and government funders.
- Performing a variety of general office tasks as needed
- Attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to carefully proof your work
- Basic PC skills, including MS Word and Excel
- Experience with mail merges is required
- The ability to quickly learn and self-start with databases is essential. Experience with Salesforce is preferred.
- Ability to learn to operate and troubleshoot office equipment (copier, printer, fax)
- Ability to multi-task and work independently
- A good team player with a sí se puede attitude
- 1-3 years prior office experience required
This is a part-time position for 16 hour/week, based in Oakland. Competitive nonprofit salary depending on experience. We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.
Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, please describe what skills or experience you believe would be important for this position and assess the extent to which you meet that description. We are very interested in an honest, critical reflection that is specific to this position in this organization.
Please use subject line: Administrative Assistant 2016. We will begin reviewing materials on December 5 and the position will be open until filled.
Project Coordinator, Central Valley
The California School-Based Health Alliance (CSHA) is seeking a Project Coordinator for our work in the Central Valley promoting health and education equity by increasing access to health services in schools. Download a PDF of this job description.
Outreach: The Project Coordinator builds a relationship with school health centers, start-up sites, and other supporters in the Central Valley. Specific duties include:
- Conducting outreach to school health centers to build relationship with CSHA and solicit participation in CSHA activities.
- Collecting data and information from school health centers in geographic area to maintain CSHA database and to inform TA and policy activities.
- Facilitating networking and information sharing across school health centers through regular communication and coordination of the quarterly Central Valley Coalition meeting.
- Identifying and engaging additional partners and school health center supporters through meetings and presentations.
Technical Assistance: The Project Coordinator provides or arranges for technical assistance to existing health centers and start-up sites. Specific duties include:
- Providing technical assistance related to school health center start-up, operations, and sustainability.
- Facilitating partnerships between schools and health care providers.
- Sharing CSHA’s tools and resources with start-up sites.
- Advancing CSHA’s work on advancing best practices in early childhood development with school-based health centers.
Organization: The Project Coordinator supports CSHA’s organizational development by helping achieve grant funded deliverables and extending our membership network. Specific duties include:
- Providing information and written narrative for grant reports.
- Promoting CSHA membership benefits to partners.
- Updating contact information and other relevant data for schools/districts and school based health centers into our database systems (Salesforce).
- Supporting any additional tasks as needed.
Salary is dependent on experience.
This is a part-time (40% FTE) non-exempt position that must be based in Fresno or the surrounding area. This part-time position is eligible for all legally mandated benefits, vacation and sick leave, as well as a matching retirement plan. This position does not qualify for any of CSHA’s other fringe benefits such as health, dental, vision, etc.
Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to email@example.com. In your cover letter, please describe what skills or experience you believe would be important for this position and assess the extent to which you meet that description. We are very interested in honest, critical reflection that is specific to this position in this organization.
Please use subject line: Project Coordinator, Central Valley. We will begin reviewing applications on October 17, 2016. The position will be open until filled.
School-Based Health Center Jobs
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California Community Health Clinic Jobs
Contra Costa Health Services is seeking to fill three health educator positions. One is with their Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that works in schools in West Contra Costa and Pittsburg communities in Contra Costa County. You can download the job description here.
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Ridgecrest Regional Hospital has two part-time positions open to support a new school-based health center mobile clinic that will provide care to students in the community. Click on the job postings below to learn more and apply.
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