YANA is pleased to share announcements for Yale Alumni Shared Interest Groups, YANA Spotlight presenters and organizations that have been working to advance the mission of YANA.
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Job Opportunity: Deputy Director, Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women
Are you looking for a chance to make a difference in an organization committed to social change? The Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women [LRC] is a small nonprofit organization devoted to improving legal representation for domestic violence survivors in interstate custody cases. The LRC’s major initiatives include the following: providing training and technical assistance to attorneys, victim advocates, court personnel, and others across the country; helping survivors find attorneys in interstate cases; developing a referral network of qualified attorneys to represent survivors in interstate cases; and providing information on interstate legal issues. If you are a dynamic, positive person with a sense of initiative and an ability to get things done, we need your help!
The LRC’s Deputy Director will be involved in virtually every activity we undertake, working closely with the Executive Director, the Project Coordinator, board members, and volunteer staff.
Apply by Jan. 20, 2020. Full job posting here
Job Opportunities: Program Technology Team & Learning Platforms Manager, New Leaders
New Leaders is seeking two new team members on its Program Technology team, which supports program delivery through blended & virtual means to help accelerate New Leaders’ ability to meet its ambitious organizational goals for impact at scale. This is a critical team that will drive technology delivery and innovation through effective partnerships with our program teams. Please reach out to Laura Kadetsky at email@example.com with questions, ideas, or interest!
Program Technology Senior Director (job description here).
- This person will partner with the Executive Director, Technology to create the strategy and vision for New Leaders program technology. The Senior Director will ultimately lead the vision and translate the strategy for all program technology from concept and design to piloting, improving, and implementing effective, efficient, and easy-to-use systems to maximize our programmatic impact.
Learning Platforms Manager (job description here). This person will be:
- Detail-oriented with demonstrated ability to implement and execute across multiple workstreams
- Excited about and invested in using technology to solve problems
- Responsive to partner needs with a nimble approach to prioritization and in-the-moment problem-solving
Job Opportunity: Director of Clinical Programming & Services, The Dorm
The Dorm is approaching its 10 year anniversary in offering compassionate services to young adults looking to further their independence. Helping young adults launch independent lives means doing things a little differently. They know how success for their clients looks – they do all that they can to meet them where they are right now. That can be literal – with services
that extend beyond outside of a traditional office setting with real-time support wherever and whenever they need it. It’s also conceptual, and based on where our clients are on their way to independence. Their integrated approach to treatment includes individual therapy, skills therapy, case management, clubhouse community, group therapy, family therapy, psychiatric support, and volunteering. All of their approaches to care help them treat clients struggling with a range of challenges, be that mental health, trauma, academic work or recovery. The Dorm currently has two offices (New York City and Washington, DC) and is happily embracing growth mode. Full Job Description
Job Opportunity: Associate Vice President for Public Relations, University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is seeking an Associate Vice President for Public Relations who will lead the strategic communications efforts for the University as it celebrates its Centennial, including editing the alumni magazine. The Associate VP will work to showcase the president, officers and deans, faculty, and major University initiatives, and to promote the University’s brand strategy and communications objectives. Reporting to the VP for University Advancement, the AVP will work closely with the president, the president’s office, and key stakeholders around the University to elevate the University’s profile and reputation, drive engagement with key audiences and constituencies and measure progress against goals. Qualifications include a Master’s degree in Communications, Journalism or Public Affairs, and 7-10 years of professional experience as a communications director for an executive-level leader. Full Job Description
Job Opportunity: Associate Director, Project Pericles
Project Pericles seeks a highly qualified, enthusiastic, committed, and results-oriented candidate to join the organization. This is a unique opportunity to take on a new role in the organization and see it grow. In addition to project management, the Associate Director will take the lead on fundraising and communications. The ideal candidate will enjoy working on multiple projects and be a self-starter with the ability to manage and prioritize a wide variety of program management tasks. Demonstrated leadership, creativity, resourcefulness, and accomplishment is a must. This position offers opportunities to grow professionally by rewarding creativity and results. Full Job Posting
Job Opportunity: Content Creator/Social Media Manager, Grant Me The Wisdom Foundation
Grant Me The Wisdom Foundation primarily writes grants to support non-profits with a global focus on women and girls’ education and healthcare. As Impact Partners members, we invest in world-changing documentaries focused on reaching grassroots, global audiences. We are looking for a multi-skilled person who can support the executive director in creating content that will encourage women and girls’ empowerment as well as other timely content that is religious, feminist, political or educational. We are housed in a small family office of six people in Houston, Texas so we all wear many hats. Full Job Description
Job Opportunity: Chief Development Officer, myAgro
myAgro, the award-winning NGO based in West Africa, is seeking a Chief Development Officer. myAgro pioneered the use of mobile technology to enable farmers to save and invest in seed, fertilizer, tools and training to significantly increase their harvests and income. Email Daniel Hammond for more info.
Job Opportunity: Central Office Manager, Teens for Food Justice
Teens For Food Justice, the nonprofit leader in the youth-led food justice movement, is seeking a Central Office Manager to manage the office operations of a $2M organization. To apply, send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Opportunity: Executive Director, Fort Greene Park Conservancy (FGPC)
New York City
The Fort Greene Park Conservancy (FGPC) seeks an extraordinary individual to serve as its first executive director. Founded in 1998, FGPC has experienced sustained growth over the past four years, including the hiring of its first staff team, the launch of a community membership program, the regular delivery of over 180 annual free programs and over $1 Million in expense funding and $16 Million in capital raised directly and indirectly for Park programming and physical enhancements.
Reporting to the board of directors, the executive director will work closely with the board, New York City Parks Department (NYC Parks) staff, FGPC staff team and interns and the local community to build on these successes and lead us through the next phase of our growth and impact. This is a full-time role (roughly 40 hours/week) with irregular hours to accommodate evening and weekend programs and meetings, especially through the summer months. Native New Yorkers, Fort Greene locals, and individuals from historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com
Seeking Interest & Suggestions: Crossing Point Arts
Crossing Point Arts is a nonprofit that provides the healing and restorative power of the arts to survivors of human trafficking, helping them release trauma and reclaim their once-silenced voices. Contact Executive Director Anne Pollack with your interest or suggestions.