CORPORATE & INDIVIDUAL GIVING MANAGER 

DEPARTMENT:  Development
LOCATION:  Brooklyn, New York         
REPORTS TO:  Development Director   
SCHEDULE:  Full Time / 10am – 6pm

CPNYC seeks a motivated and detail-oriented individual to join the Development Department as a Corporate & Individual Giving Manager. The Manager is a self-motivated, confident and experienced fundraiser with a demonstrated success identifying, soliciting, cultivating, and closing corporate, in-kind and individual gifts. This role will be critical to developing a portfolio that will contribute to our long-term growth strategy. A strong commitment to the mission of CPNYC is essential.


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
CORPORATE ADVANCEMENT

In partnership with the Director of Development, this role will:
● Develop and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies to identify and secure new
strategic corporate partnerships, in-kind gifts, cause marketing and event sponsors to raise .5
million dollars annually;
● Monitor timelines, goals/objectives, outcomes and budget spending for each corporate partner;
● Create dynamic presentation packages, powerpoint decks, concept papers, and letters of inquiry for new corporate prospects and renewals;
● Drive prospect identification efforts to grow the base of corporate partners and prepare
research profiles;
● Ensure timely, accurate and professional reports and deliverables critical to maintaining
relationships;
● Maintain knowledge of corporate giving interests, staff and trends;
● Maintain and organize detailed records of activity and solicitation in Salesforce.
 

INDIVIDUAL GIVING

In partnership with the Director of Development, this role will:
● Manage a portfolio of mid-level donors. Engage key long-term, new, and prospective donors to generate a substantial portion of the department’s annual revenue goal of $1.5 million
● Develop the cultivation, appeal, and stewardship strategy for mid-level donors
● Create, execute and track strategy for all donors in assigned donor portfolio. Translate short and long-term strategies into targeted goals and actions to drive donor satisfaction and result in year over year renewals
● Develop a diverse, year-round schedule of events for new donor cultivation and existing
supporter stewardship
● Collaborate closely with other members of the Development team and throughout the
organization to ensure we are utilizing CPNYC’s resources as effectively as possible to cultivate, steward and solicit support
● Become a CPNYC “expert” and excel in telling our story. Act as a spokesperson for the
organization as needed to bring in funding, volunteers, etc. Work closely with various
departments of the organization to organize site visits and bring our work to life for donors and prospective supporters
● Maintain accuracy of our donor tracking system, Salesforce
● Related duties as assigned.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required; Masters in related field preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in corporate partnerships and/or personally soliciting individual gifts
  • Demonstrated ability to manage corporate accounts and/or individual donors and meet fundraising targets.
  • Possess knowledge of corporate and individual giving fundraising techniques
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and oral with a proven ability to successfully develop strong relationships with donors with the presence and personal style to represent the organization to multiple constituents
  • Must be able to operate effectively as part of a team and independently.
  • The ideal candidate is able to provide outstanding customer service to internal and external stakeholders
  • Must be comfortable and able to work effectively with numbers, budgets, and data.
  • Strategic mindset with an ability to think and focus on both the near- and long-term.
  • The ideal individual adapts to changes in a fast-paced work environment and deals easily with unexpected events.
  • Available on evenings and weekends for donor visits and events as needed.
  • Salesforce proficiency is a plus

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ABOUT CPNYC

Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is a community based organization located in Brooklyn that provides a year round, unique, integrated service model that meets the distinctive needs of children with an incarcerated parent(s).  CPNYC’s mission is to provide children of prisoners with guidance, support and the resources necessary to effectively develop leadership skills, form positive social relationships and enhance academic performance.  Implementing the principles and best practices of youth development, this innovative after-school and summer program infuses a mental health model. CPNYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE (FULL-TIME)

DEPARTMENT:  Development
LOCATION: Brooklyn, New York         
REPORTS TO:  Development Director   
SCHEDULE: 10am – 6pm
SALARY: $45K Annually

CPNYC seeks a motivated and detail-oriented individual to join the Development Department as a Development Associate. The Associate is responsible for supporting the Director of Development in all areas of resource development while handling key administrative responsibilities. The position will interface with various agency partners and represent a major factor on the team. The Associate will be involved with volunteer management, annual fundraising campaigns, the junior board, corporate partners and grant submissions. 


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
VOLUNTEER CULTIVATION & ENGAGEMENT

  • Create and lead volunteer orientations, attend corporate volunteer fairs and tabling/fair opportunities to inform volunteer groups, corporations, professional associations and affinity groups of engagement /volunteer/ funding opportunities with CPNYC.
     
  • Manage the volunteer and mentor orientation and on-boarding paperwork process i.e. applications, background checking forms, phone interview and placement.Record volunteer hours in Salesforce.
     
  • Work under the supervision of the Development Director to execute the volunteer-to-donor strategy, which aims to increase individual donations, matched giving contributions from volunteers and their respective corporations and identifying additional funding opportunities.
     
  • Plan and execute appropriate and meaningful volunteer experiences, donor/ funder collaborations and events at CPNYC with a strategic focus to significantly increase the number of volunteers, corporate engagements and associated funding opportunities.
     

FUNDRAISING

  • Support the overall administrative and fundraising efforts of the Development Department.

  • Serve as a member of the Young Professional’s Council and primary point person for all council member communication including (scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, sending reminders, archiving meeting minutes, etc.) 

  • Spearhead CPNYC’s marathon campaign (submit application, recruit runners, event promotion, cultivate team members, manage onboard process) 

  • Assist with production of all fundraising events including event planning, coordination, timelines, run of show, committee management, etc.

  • Support the submission of foundation requests including proposal writing, scheduling site visits and preparing meeting materials.

  • Other duties as assigned based on department and/or organizational need.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor degree  & 2+ years experience in nonprofit fundraising and volunteer management
Proven track record of coordinating successful fundraising events
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must have advanced Google Drive skills

Great attention to detail, manage multiple projects and respond timely with deadlines
Relevant experience working with confidential information; extremely reliable
Excellent team player and be open to working in a fluid, fast paced environment with the ability to be flexible and adjust to claiming demands
Proven participation and ability to work collaboratively with internal team members and management staff for the purposes of achieving goals/objectives
 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Previous experience with CRM databases, such as Salesforce preferred
Previous experience with Mailchimp and Squarespace preferred
 

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ABOUT CPNYC

Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is a community based organization located in Brooklyn that provides a year round, unique, integrated service model that meets the distinctive needs of children with an incarcerated parent(s).  CPNYC’s mission is to provide children of prisoners with guidance, support and the resources necessary to effectively develop leadership skills, form positive social relationships and enhance academic performance.  Implementing the principles and best practices of youth development, this innovative after-school and summer program infuses a mental health model. CPNYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

PERSONAL ASSISTANT (PART-TIME)

DEPARTMENT:  Administrative
LOCATION:  Brooklyn, New York         
REPORTS TO:  President  
SCHEDULE:  25 hours per week

This individual will assist the president by managing all professional and personal contacts. The ideal candidate must have experience, exceptional organizational skills, should thrive in a fast-paced environment and multi-task.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide high-level support to the President including travel arrangements, calendaring, expense reports, phones, and ad-hoc projects

  • Keep President organized with meeting materials and immediate priorities; this may include inbox – management

  • Act as the President's gatekeeper: prioritize various events appropriately and schedule according to President’s preferences and guidance

  • Handle sensitive material with a high degree of confidentiality

  • Capable of managing people and high level projects


REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum of 3 years of Executive/Personal Assistant experience
Bachelor’s Degree is required
Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Social Media
Strong judgment, highly developed problem solving and project-management skills
Personable, articulate, knowledgeable, and professional in presentation.
Self-motivated, proactive and able to prioritize tasks-organized and meticulous
Superior time management skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Discretion and utmost respect for confidentiality

 



ABOUT CPNYC

Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is a community based organization located in Brooklyn that provides a year round, unique, integrated service model that meets the distinctive needs of children with an incarcerated parent(s).  CPNYC’s mission is to provide children of prisoners with guidance, support and the resources necessary to effectively develop leadership skills, form positive social relationships and enhance academic performance.  Implementing the principles and best practices of youth development, this innovative after-school and summer program infuses a mental health model. CPNYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

PART TIME FINANCE DIRECTOR

DEPARTMENT:  Administrative
LOCATION:  Brooklyn, New York         
REPORTS TO:  President  
SCHEDULE:  10-15 hours per week

The Finance Director is responsible for the organization’s financial data and adherence to fiscal policies and procedures and for assisting and coordinating the delivery of the organization’s financial information. Performance of duties (including management of Accounts Payable, Cash Receipts and General Ledger maintenance) are essential to the functioning of the organization.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate who is seeking a role that would permit him or her to work with management to enhance and streamline operating processes related to financial reporting and budgeting. The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of non-profit finance and accounting experience as well as having had experience with QuickBooks and financial management with Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH)


MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Knowledge of Not for Profit accounting in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner and oversee all financial and grants accounting. Effectively communicate and present critical financial matters to the Executive Director

  • Oversee and lead the annual operating budget and planning process in close consultation with the Executive Director; administer and review all financial plans and budgets, monitor progress and changes, and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status.

  • Supervise staff and manage all accounts receivable and accounts payable transactions, including verifying that expenses are included in the organization budget.

  • Ensure the development and integrity of the systems of internal accounting controls and procedures;

  • Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors and the finance committee of the board of directors; assess any changes if necessary.

  • Collaborate with Government & Contracts and Development staff to develop budgets for grant applications and federal, state and city contracts.

  • Implement a robust contracts management and financial management reporting system; ensure that the contract billing and collection schedule is adhered to and that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements.

  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.


SKILLS

Excellent organizational and leadership skills
Experience working with Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH) required
Proficiency in Quick Books (non-profit edition)
Great attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills
Relevant experience working with confidential information; extremely high reliability and integrity
Excellent team player and be open to working in a fluid, fast paced environment with the ability to be flexible and adjust to changing demands

QUALIFICATIONS

Five (5) or more years of experience in accounting or financial management; non-profit experience preferred
Bachelor’s in Finance or Accounting, Master’s is a plus.
CPA or other relevant qualification is a plus



ABOUT CPNYC

Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is a community based organization located in Brooklyn that provides a year round, unique, integrated service model that meets the distinctive needs of children with an incarcerated parent(s).  CPNYC’s mission is to provide children of prisoners with guidance, support and the resources necessary to effectively develop leadership skills, form positive social relationships and enhance academic performance.  Implementing the principles and best practices of youth development, this innovative after-school and summer program infuses a mental health model. CPNYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM DIRECTOR

DEPARTMENT:  After-School
LOCATION:  Brooklyn, New York         
REPORTS TO:  Vice President of Programs
SCHEDULE:  Full Time

The After-School Program Director will assist in leading and operating a comprehensive after-school program for children throughout the school year, from the end of the school day to 6pm daily. He/she will also be responsible for directing the development and implementation of age and grade appropriate curriculum for our after school and summer program. 


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

  • Manages all aspects of the elementary school after-school program, ensuring a quality educational and youth development experience for all participants

  • Develops and maintains a strong relationship with school staff, including scheduling regular check-ins with the principal and community school coordinator and participating in collaborative partner meeting

  • Develops and regularly revisits instructional plans for each grade level, with the objective of supporting all members in becoming academically proficient and developing the life skills and attitudes necessary to achieve high school graduation

  • Determines ongoing needs/interests of students, parents and school staff

  • Reviews and revises program offerings to meet emerging needs and interests

  • Arranges training to support after-school instructors in designing and delivering effective lessons

  • Prepares and supports informal and formal program evaluation

  • Builds strong relationships with parents by leading parent orientations and meetings (ideally in English and Spanish); connecting daily at pick-up time, making phone calls regarding student attendance, attitude and participation; encouraging participation in BGCP and school celebrations; and organizing workshops, family nights, or other events that increase parents' connection to and involvement in their child's school and education

  • Purchase and prepares materials for activities as needed

SUPERVISORY

  • Selects, trains and manages all CPNYC after-school staff, including evaluating and assessing their needs for ongoing professional development

  • Delegates work appropriately to the Educational Specialist and Counselors

  • Collaborates with CPNYC Facilities Director to ensure program space is safe, functioning optimally and meets SACC requirements

  • Manages staff schedules, ensuring adequate coverage. Provides last-minute coverage in classrooms as needed

  • Leads professional development, staff meetings, and some trainings

  • Ensures that all staff adhere to CPNYC and school behavior, discipline and safety policies.

ADMINISTRATION

  • Manages site expense, ensuring quality program implementation within budgetary limits

  • Compiles data and tracks students for program evaluation and reporting

  • Creates opportunities to publicize and involve CPNYC in school events (e.g. Open House, Back-to-School Nights, parent conference days, staff development) as well as events in the broader community (e.g., city council meetings, parent education opportunities). Prepares and gives presentations as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned based on department and/or organizational needs


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor degree and/or (5) five + years equivalent experience
Minimum of 1-year successful experience teaching in an educational environment
Minimum of two years successful experience supervising staff
Demonstrated ability to coordinate, inspire, and motivate others
High level of communication skills, both written and oral
Experience working in an ethnically diverse community
Availability to work with some flexibility for occasional evening or weekend events
Strong interpersonal, team development, organizational, and management skills
Clear background check and history indicating fitness to work with children, clear fingerprinting from Dept. of Justice (DOJ)
Negative TB test
Current CPR/First Aid certification

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Teaching credential (multiple-subjects or single-subject) and/or Master's in Education preferred
Competency in writing and speaking in Spanish


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ABOUT CPNYC

Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is a community based organization located in Brooklyn that provides a year round, unique, integrated service model that meets the distinctive needs of children with an incarcerated parent(s).  CPNYC’s mission is to provide children of prisoners with guidance, support and the resources necessary to effectively develop leadership skills, form positive social relationships and enhance academic performance.  Implementing the principles and best practices of youth development, this innovative after-school and summer program infuses a mental health model. CPNYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

ARTS PROGRAM MANAGER (PART-TIME)

DEPARTMENT:  After-School
LOCATION: Brooklyn, New York         
REPORTS TO:  Vice President of Programs
SCHEDULE:  25 hours; Monday through Friday (2-7pm)
SALARY:  $25- $30 per hour

CPNYC seeks a part-time Art Program Manager to support and coordinate our vibrant creative arts workshops, which are delivered to children ages 6-15. This new position will serve as primary liaison between the VP of Programs, partnering arts organizations, teaching artists, counselors and volunteers.


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend the after-school art workshops; meet regularly with participants for feedback
  • Hire, support and train workshop facilitators; evaluate their performance and assure that CPNYC guidelines are followed
  • Recruit and place arts volunteers to enhance workshops
  • Provide guidance in developing curricula and syllabi
  • Administrative duties include: obtaining clearance for facilitators and supplies, coordinating facilitator schedules, fielding evaluations and scheduling student performances
  • Support artistic productions with play research, propping, costuming and other activities
  • Communicate with the VP of Programs and staff on a regular basis to address needs or issues within facilities, facilitators and participants

SKILLS

Experience working with marginalized or under-served populations
Experience working on issues at the intersections of race, class, gender and incarceration
Be familiar with – or be willing to learn about - theories and practices of Arts-in- Education and
Applied Arts
Excellent personal and phone communication skills; problem solving skills and ability to work
well under pressure essential; detail-oriented

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

BA degree required.
3+ years professional experience working with after school programs and in the arts;
2+ years of experience as a teaching artist, especially in alternative educational settings
Possess a vibrant passion for the arts and art education



ABOUT CPNYC

Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is a community based organization located in Brooklyn that provides a year round, unique, integrated service model that meets the distinctive needs of children with an incarcerated parent(s).  CPNYC’s mission is to provide children of prisoners with guidance, support and the resources necessary to effectively develop leadership skills, form positive social relationships and enhance academic performance.  Implementing the principles and best practices of youth development, this innovative after-school and summer program infuses a mental health model. CPNYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER

DEPARTMENT:  After-School
LOCATION:  Brooklyn, New York         
REPORTS TO:  Vice President of Programs
SCHEDULE:  Part-time

Instruct elementary and middle school students on healthy living, exercise, and physical fitness. Organize and supervise athletic activity during class and instruct students on proper exercise routines and technique. Construct different lesson plans based on age range of participants to help them develop athletic skills, foster a healthy lifestyle, and have fun exercising.


MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and instruct students in physical education activities that promote the development of physical attributes and social skills.

  • Teach team sports to students, utilizing knowledge of sports techniques.

  • Instruct groups in beginning calisthenics, gymnastics, or corrective exercises, determining type and level of difficulty of exercises, corrections needed, and prescribed movements, applying knowledge of sports, physiology, and corrective techniques.

  • Manage inventory and storage of relevant supplies and gym equipment

  • Lead, organize, instruct, and referee games, such as volleyball and basketball.


SKILLS

Excellent Verbal Communication Skills
Good Motivating People
Ability to work collaboratively with students and other colleagues
Patient and must possess extensive knowledge of physical fitness, sports, and exercise

QUALIFICATIONS

2 years teaching or relevant experience
Bachelor’s Degree and NYS Certification in Physical Education is preferred but not required



ABOUT CPNYC

Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is a community based organization located in Brooklyn that provides a year round, unique, integrated service model that meets the distinctive needs of children with an incarcerated parent(s).  CPNYC’s mission is to provide children of prisoners with guidance, support and the resources necessary to effectively develop leadership skills, form positive social relationships and enhance academic performance.  Implementing the principles and best practices of youth development, this innovative after-school and summer program infuses a mental health model. CPNYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

COUNSELOR

DEPARTMENT:  After School
LOCATION:  Brooklyn, New York         
REPORTS TO:  Vice President of Programs  
SCHEDULE:  Part-time

The Counselor works collaboratively with the program staff and assists with the development and implementation of age and grade appropriate curriculum for our after school and summer program.  CPNYC’s participants range from kindergarten to eight grade.


MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

      Implement the CPNYC curriculum, helping school age children improve literacy competencies, values, and physical fitness in an activity based environment.

      Assist with planning and creating innovative age appropriate activities.  Develop lesson plans to conduct them on a daily basis; read, tell stories, lead songs and games.

      Ensure the health, safety, and well being of children in the program by providing close supervision of all activities.

      Help maintain enrollment and daily attendance records.

      Assist children with homework and guide students in their academic growth.

      Understand and communicate the philosophy and goals of the CPNYC Program to the students and families.

      Assure accurate distribution and accounting of snacks.

      Actively participate in all training sessions, designated meetings, and special events.

      A minimum of 15-hours of staff training during the school year is required.


SKILLS

Ability to teach, motivate, and influence children in a team environment.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Proficient computer skills including a strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite.
Enjoys organizing academic enrichment activities.
Extremely reliable and patient.
Comfortable working with a diverse population within a non-profit environment.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum of two (2) years experience working with students in elementary and middle school.
Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred. 
Areas of study; General Education (K-8), Special Education, Social Work, Teaching, Professional Child Care, Psychology, or related fields.

HOURS

After-School Program: Monday - Friday 3:00pm- 6:30pm



ABOUT CPNYC

Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is a community based organization located in Brooklyn that provides a year round, unique, integrated service model that meets the distinctive needs of children with an incarcerated parent(s).  CPNYC’s mission is to provide children of prisoners with guidance, support and the resources necessary to effectively develop leadership skills, form positive social relationships and enhance academic performance.  Implementing the principles and best practices of youth development, this innovative after-school and summer program infuses a mental health model. CPNYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.