Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 26-Jul-2017 to 24-Aug-2017
  • - College Mentors for Kids, Inc.
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • $30,000-$33,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Generous vacation package. Health, vision, dental coverage. Laptop and cell phone for work use. Travel reimbursement.

College Mentors for Kids connects college students with the most to give to kids who need it most.

Our innovative program focuses on improving the likelihood that elementary school youth from low-income homes will achieve their optimum potential while providing high-quality service and leadership opportunities for college students.  This is achieved through a unique mentoring relationship created between a college student volunteer and a child. The college student is recruited, trained, and supported in a chapter-based model, and then matched with a youth from a local school. The one-on-one mentoring occurs weekly within a structured, on-campus group environment.

We're a kids-focused organization, so the energy level surrounding all College Mentors for Kids work is kinetic and contagious. From the beginning, we've tapped into a youthful creative energy, a classic American spirit of entrepreneurism, and a relentless will to improve and grow. Using a proven model, we have been able to help halt the devastating effects of poverty.

More than twenty years later these values remain, as a passion for mission drives us to offer these transforming opportunities across the country. Today, over 2,500 children are served and mentored by 2,800 college student mentors and leaders across 33 college campuses in nine states.

Associate Director of Programming

The organization is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a direct link to our campus-based mentor program and college student volunteers at our collegiate chapters. The associate director of programming is responsible for overseeing and ensuring program quality, program management, and financial sustainability at the chapter level. This includes chapter support, college student leadership development, chapter fund development, volunteer training, partnership development, and program management. Written and verbal communications skills, relationship building skills, the ability to interact effectively with a variety of people, and teamwork skills are essential. This position will be based out of our national office in Indianapolis, Indiana.

College Mentors for Kids has a hardworking culture of mentoring, teamwork, service, and dedication.  Candidates should have values, interests, and a work style that are compatible with this culture.  This position reports to the director of programming. 

You might enjoy this position if:

  • You are energized by solving problems and "putting out fires".
  • You enjoy motivating and coaching college students.
  • You enjoy juggling a lot of tasks, details, and information at the same time.
  • You like working with a wide range of individuals.
  • You enjoy working in a team setting.
  • These words describe you: enthusiastic, flexible, patient, outgoing, easy going, loyal.

Position Duties

  • Manage all campus-related functions, including: overseeing collegiate chapters, developing campus contacts, strengthening chapter functions, and encouraging student involvement.
  • Communicate with college students, school partners, and university faculty to assist in problem-solving.
  • Provide accountability for volunteers.
  • Assist chapters with fundraising planning and execution and financial management.
  • Travel to each assigned chapter to provide on-site support and assistance to chapter staff and partners (includes evening hours and some overnight travel during the academic year). During the academic year, associate directors of programming spend 20-25% of their time traveling/working at chapters.
  • Aid in the creation and implementation of short- and long-term chapter plans involving recruitment, fundraising, activity planning, training, partnership development, budgeting, chapter strengthening, goal setting, and leadership.
  • Collect and manage data and reports from each assigned chapter on a weekly or monthly basis. 
  • Assist in the revision and creation of trainings, resources, and management of projects to strengthen the program.
  • Manage college student interns in our national office.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Position Qualifications:  Undergraduate degree required.

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