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Recruiting Organization: A Free Bird

Note for all applicants:The organization will remain closed for Winter Holidays. During this time, the hiring process will remain suspended. However, all applicants are welcome to apply for this position. Interviews for selected applications will resume on 11th January 2023. Happy Holidays to all!

A Free Bird is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization based in New York City. Our organization provides children diagnosed with cancer the opportunity to explore their artistic passions. Artistic expression has been proven to play an instrumental role in the healing process. We support children affected by cancer in their exploration of a range of self expression such as art, music, acting, poetry, writing, singing and other creative mediums.

We are seeking experienced professionals in areas such as business development, operations management, strategic planning, and resource allocation. As a Business & Operations Volunteer, you will facilitate cross-departmental collaboration to ensure operational efficiency. This requires you to evaluate internal and external processes. To be successful in this role, you will need to display team leadership and effective resource allocation. This position also plays an integral role in the maintenance and improvement of budget management strategies.

Current organization needs will determine appropriate responsibilities, as this role works with multiple business functions.


  • Evaluate current operations and formulate actionable recommendations to improve organizational performance
  • Work with integrated business management tools and CRM software, Salesforce
  • Develop quarterly reports and support in maintaining the annual budget
  • Analyze budget and operations to determine inefficiencies
  • Conduct "best business practices" research and draw conclusion with said research
  • Determine recommendations based on data analysis
  • Assist in the formation of internal training and talent development programs


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • 2+ years experience in a related field or Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Ability to adapt operational strategies in the context of uncertainty
  • Consistent record of successfully multitasking under pressure
  • Experience leading teams to achieve measurable goals
  • Competency in budget management and resource allocation methods
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with strategic partners
  • Experience with integrated business management tools and CRM software, Salesforce experience a plus

Additional Information

Due to the COVID-19, we are 100% remote.

Proper at home working capabilities include laptop, phone, and connection to reliable internet connectivity. Must be available to have a phone / video conversation at least twice per week.

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Fee Amount: None

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389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.


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