Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 26-May-2017 to 25-Jun-2017
  • - Best Buddies Indiana
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

The PM works with area schools (middle and high) to maintain quality Best Buddies chapters. Key responsibilities include: recruiting, training, and mentoring student leaders with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD); Working with faculty, campus, and/or host site administration to form quality friendships between people with and without IDD.

Organization Overview:
Best Buddies International, an equal opportunity employer, is a dynamic non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) through one-to-one friendships, leadership development, and integrated employment. In Indiana, Best Buddies serves more than 5,500 individuals in more than 85 schools and communities around the state.

Position Duties:
Duties include, but are not limited to:

Programs
Recruiting, selecting, training, motivating, evaluating, and mentoring student and faculty/host site volunteers to lead successful school-based chapters.
•      Overseeing all day-to-day operations of chapters in region and providing ongoing support to all volunteers by meeting regularly with chapter leadership and attending chapter activities.
•      Overseeing student leaders and advisors as they manage recruitment, chapter meetings, group outings, chapter development, and matching/evaluation process.
•      Ensuring that all chapters effectively engage at least one student leader with IDD.
•      Evaluating existing chapters and selecting new schools/potential host sites as needed.
•      Working with supervisor to perform annual assessment of program.
•      Working with supervisor to meet all goals and deliverables as required in foundation and/or government contracts.
•      Participating in monthly programmatic calls.
•      Communicating with participants' parents as needed to discuss the quality of their children's experiences and provide information about state and chapter activities.
•      Assisting and/or leading the development and implementation of local volunteer trainings, Best Buddies International Leadership Conference (LC), and other programmatic events as assigned
       Using Adceio, Microsoft Outlook, social media, and BBO appropriately to communicate with participants and the community.

Marketing/Fund Development
Working with supervisor(s) on fundraising events as directed.
Providing referrals regarding potential donors/supporters/committee or board members/etc. to supervisor(s) as appropriate.
Supporting chapters as they seek donations and support from their local communities.
Working with state director and/or supervisor to increase awareness of Best Buddies through local marketing, public speaking, and media initiatives.
Contributing content and images for updates to state website.
Engaging program participants and/or leading Best Buddies Day/Month activities.
Providing information as necessary for state grant/foundation/funding proposals.

Administrative
Completing required reports in a timely and organized manner, including but not limited to monthly reports, midyear reports, end year reports, and annual reviews.
Ensuring that personal reimbursements and vendor payments are properly coded and completed in a timely manner.
Overseeing timely collection of participant application information, and using fundraising database and BBO system effectively and appropriately to manage contacts.
Overseeing timely collection of chapter dues

Job Qualifications
Must be comfortable engaging with people with IDD.
Have experience recruiting, managing, and motivating volunteers.
Must be adaptable and able to quickly and effectively develop and balance multiple relationships, and get results from a variety of people.
Have basic presentation and facilitation skills.
Have basic project and time management skills.
Exhibit strong written communication skills.
Exhibit strong initiative, drive for results, and self-assessment skills.
Have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Have the basic understanding of social media and familiarity with Microsoft Office.
Must be comfortable working with youth and adults.
Must be willing and able to travel frequently, use personal cell phone, and work evenings and weekends as necessary in order to accomplish job responsibilities.
Hold a Bachelor's degree or minimum four years' relevant experience.
Access to an automobile with applicable insurance.

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