Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 01-Jun-2021 to 21-Jun-2021
  • - Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • $37,000-$42,000 range, commensurate with experience.
  • Full Time
  • generous benefits package including healthcare, vision, dental, and life insurance, and a generous and flexible holiday and PTO policy

Summary: The Training & Facilitation Manager contributes to meeting INRC goals to strengthen, develop, and empower neighborhood-based organizations by assuring quality neighborhood development and training programming, utilizing the Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) philosophy. 

The Training & Facilitation Manager will work with other INRC staff members to achieve the goals set forth by INRC. The Training & Facilitation Manager will work with the Outreach Coordinator to create and enhance collaborations for the community's benefit. The Training & Facilitation Manager will manage, organize and enhance INRC's training programs, including the Indianapolis Community Building Institute (ICBI), the Youth Community Building Institute (YCBI), fee-for-service community building programs, and individual workshops. The Training & Facilitation Manager will also collaborate with the Outreach Coordinator to manage Neighbor Power Indy, INRC's signature annual event.

Evaluation of Performance: Performance will be evaluated based on meeting specific goals, deadlines, and other quality indicators established for this position through the job description; working effectively in a team environment; developing and strengthening relationships with neighborhood-based organizations; and working efficiently and effectively within specifications, policies, and standards established by INRC.

Key Outcomes Expected:            

  • Responsible for designing, planning and coordinating training opportunities that ensure delivery of programs/educational opportunities that are consistent and standardized, yet tailored to individual neighborhood's and residents' priorities.
  • Serve as an instructor and facilitator for INRC programming, including technical assistance provision, speaking engagements, contracted training programs, ICBI and YCBI.
  • Design and implement a comprehensive training program for professionals, organizations and institutions involved in community building efforts that enhance community knowledge.
  • Conduct outreach and strengthen partnerships to develop and enhance opportunities for contractual opportunities/fees for service. 
  • Identify common neighborhood trends; develop, recommend, and help implement programs to enhance community knowledge on issues that impact neighborhoods.   
  • Support the documentation and evaluation of neighborhood development and training efforts.  
  • Manage and coordinate alumni training curriculum. Identify, solicit and support program alumni to engage in training to facilitate workshops and deliver technical assistance. 
  • Assist with the preparation of grant applications and reports.
  • Helps prepare and manage an annual budget for training and development activities.
  • Serve as staff member of the Community Building and Training Committee of the INRC Board of Directors.
  • Work with Outreach and Engagement Manager on the planning and implementation of annual Neighbor Power Indy gathering. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Critical skills, knowledge and behaviors

  • Commands a strong grasp of INRC's mission and the asset-based community development (ABCD) philosophy, and is able to share that mission and philosophy with the community. 
  • Strong team building and collaborative leadership skills. 
  • Ability to collaborate and negotiate with others to implement and accomplish administrative actions and objectives.
  • Proven ability to develop and implement formalized training sessions. Can facilitate both large and small group presentations.
  • Ability to thrive and function in a variety of neighborhood settings.
  • Able to coordinate work with INRC Executive Director and other INRC staff as appropriate and required.
  • Ability to prepare and make analyses, reports, and presentations of performance, proposals, and plans for management.
  • A commitment to diversity and an ability to communicate with, advocate for, and work with people from a variety of socio-economic, racial, ethnic, religious, and political backgrounds, beliefs, and practices.
  • Strong critical thinking skills combined with sound understanding of strategic planning.
  • Strong judgment and discretion with ability to identify key opportunities and challenges and the agility to respond accordingly.
  • Strong agency and mental agility; is able to manage complexity, work through ambiguity, and champion change. 
  • High detail orientation and accuracy.
  • Able to prioritize, organize tasks and time, and follow up. Performs responsibilities efficiently and timely. Able to juggle multiple requests and meet multiple deadlines.
  • A healthy sense of humor. 
  • Ability to manage virtual and in-person training programs.
  • Proficient in basic computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet usage (e-mail), Google docs.

Experience, education, degrees, licenses

  • High School diploma.  
  • Three to five years' experience in a comparable position or equivalent.    
  • Previous experience with neighborhood development and the ABCD philosophy.

Physical demands:

  • Must be able to work proficiently with computers and other office equipment.
  • Must be able to travel to and make appointments around the City of Indianapolis; occasional in- and out-of-state travel required.
  • Will be required to transport laptops, projectors, flip charts, and other AV supplies and materials to various meetings.
  • Ability and willingness to attend a variety of meetings. Regular evening and weekend hours should be expected. 

Work environment: Work is performed in an office environment and/or in a home office setting, and in the neighborhoods of Indianapolis.

ATTENTION: Be Prepared - In lieu of a cover letter, please prepare your responses to these questions prior to hitting "APPLY" to make your application. Applications will not be considered without question responses.

  1. What excites you about this position and what assets do you bring to this role?
  2. Please describe a time that you planned an event or a project, including how you coordinated the details.

Click the APPLY button to submit resume by June 21.


Anticipated Hiring Timeline

All interviews will be conducted virtually.

  • Monday, June 21: Deadline to Apply
  • Weeks of June 28 and July 5: First Round Interviews
  • Week of July 12: Second Round Interviews
  • August 2: Approximate Start Date
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