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Director of Development

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ORGANIZATION: YOUTH ACTION SERVICES INC

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About Us:

Youth Action Services Inc is a newly founded nonprofit organization whose mission is to embrace and empower children and their families in the New York City municipal shelter system and children who have been affected due to homelessness by providing participants with a 360 holistic approach to offer a chance for a better life and future. Committed to making a difference, we are seeking a passionate and skilled individual to join as the Director of Development on a voluntary basis.

Position Overview:

The Director of Communications and Development will set and guide the strategy for all communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral to consistently articulate Youth Action Services’ mission. The Director of Communications will ensure that Youth Action Services’ mission and vision is accurately conveyed to the public. The Director of Communications and Development will also anticipate lucrative financial partnerships and maintain those external relationships necessary for the success of Youth Action Services . This is a unique opportunity to contribute to a startup nonprofit committed to creating positive change within our community and beyond.

The Director of Communications and Development will work closely with the Founders of YAS as the communications partner on a variety of strategic initiatives.

Responsibilities
  • Develop communicative strategies for the dissemination of all news and information relevant to Y.A.S’ mission. Ensure the modes of communication have the utmost efficacy.
  • Scout potential donors for Y.A.S and work with the team to establish partnership.
  • Spearhead team responsible for online media-including website management.
  • Oversee team responsible for maintenance of donor relationships and fundraising.
  • Coordinate webpage maintenance-ensure that new and consistent information (article links, stories, and events) is posted regularly.
  • Track and measure the level of engagement within the network over time
  • Lead fundraising tactics and work with a team to pitch innovative fundraising ideas.
  • Work collaboratively with the financial team to develop and monitor fundraising budget.

Qualifications

Youth Action Services is seeking a Director of Communications and Development with knowledge of development and communications. The ideal candidate possesses:

  • Knowledge or experience with adolescents and/or in education.
  • Knowledge or experience in non-profit and corporate partnerships
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to multitask in a detail-oriented manner

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About YOUTH ACTION SERVICES INC

Location:

10 Grand Army Plaza, BROOKLYN, NY 11238, US

Mission Statement

Youth Action Services, Inc’s mission is to embrace and empower children in the NYC municipal shelter system by providing our participants with resources to continue on the next success level.

Description

Youth Action Services, Inc is a new 501c3 organization. Understanding Brooklyn, NY serves some of the cities poorest neighborhoods which includes high number of homelessness. I am pleased to introduce this new organization as it is the mission, duty, and purpose of You Action Services, Inc to address, educate, coordinate and provide tools to children who have been impacted by losing their home. The services we plan to provide include After-School program; mentoring program; summer day camp; and therapeutic services. We are connecting with professionals to help fulfill our mission and also taking necessary steps to become an outpatient clinic under article 31.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Homeless & Housing
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Brooklyn, NY 11230

(40.61906,-73.96537)
 

SKILLS

  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Few hours per week
  • Please feel free to apply even if you do not meet all listed skills/requirements.

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