Employment Opportunities

Eureka! Middle School Manager
SALARY RANGE: $46,000-$50,000

Full time/Exempt

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW:
Girls Inc. of the Valley delivers life-changing programs that inspire girls* to be strong, smart, and bold. Research-based curricula, delivered by trained professionals, equip girls to achieve academically; lead healthy and physically active lives; manage money; navigate media messages; and discover an interest in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). Girls Inc. of the Valley is an independent affiliate of the national Girls Inc. organization, the nation’s leading expert on issues affecting girls and young women.

*Please visit our website at www.girlsincvalley.org to learn more about our mission, vision, and gender identity statement

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Reporting to the Associate Executive Director, the Eureka! Middle School Manager, oversees all aspects of the middle school level of the Eureka! Program focused on building middle school girls’ confidence through experiential opportunities in literacy, STEAM, college and career readiness, and sports. During the summer, the scholars are served by an intensive, academic program focusing on STEAM, health and fitness, and healthy relationships. During the school year, scholars participate in Eureka! Saturday programs, family dinners, and special events and programs.

As a creative leader in the organization, the Eureka! Middle School Manager develops programs, manages key organizational partnerships (schools and universities), supervises a school year and summer team and encourages creativity among staff and program participants.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Passion for the Girls Inc. mission
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, science, technology, early childhood development, psychology, social work, or a related field highly desired; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the job
  • A minimum of three to five years of experience in formal or informal educational settings including program management, program and curricula development and facilitation; membership recruitment, scheduling and staff supervision
  • Ability to communicate, support and work with students with diverse backgrounds and abilities.
  • Knowledge of and experience with science, technology, engineering, arts, and math programming and curricula
  • An awareness of and commitment to social justice education and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion within the organization including support for gender equity, reproductive justice, trans rights and anti-racism
  • High level of comfort and skill with computer applications, technology, email, Zoom, Microsoft Suite and Google Suite
  • Valid driver’s license, with good driving record, and ability to drive a 15-passenger van
  • Sense of humor and ability to roll with the ever changing nature of working with youth
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) and/or bicultural candidates given favorable consideration

Please send a cover letter, résumé, and names/contact information of three references to:

Sandra Loya, Director of Business and Operations

sloya@girlsincvalley.org.

Priority deadline: September 7. Applications accepted on rolling basis until position is filled.

Development Coordinator

$19.50 per hour

Full time/Non Exempt

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW:
Girls Inc. of the Valley delivers life-changing programs that inspire girls* to be strong, smart, and bold. Research-based curricula, delivered by trained professionals, equip girls to achieve academically; lead healthy and physically active lives; manage money; navigate media messages; and discover an interest in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). Girls Inc. of the Valley is an independent affiliate of the national Girls Inc. organization, the nation’s leading expert on issues affecting girls and young women.

*Girls Inc. of the Valley welcomes youth who identify as girls regardless of their assigned sex at birth, and those who are exploring their gender identity or expression during their time at Girls Inc. This position maintains our commitment to gender equality and justice by welcoming all youth who experience gender-based oppression (including but not limited to transgender girls, cisgender girls, trans masculine youth and non-binary individuals).

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Reporting to the Director of Development and Communications the Development Coordinator is responsible for executing fundraising efforts for Girls Inc. of the Valley. They will be responsible for managing the fundraising database, coordinating the administration of the donor acknowledgement program, providing customer service to donors, coordinating logistics for fundraising communications, social media and the annual fund appeals, both online and offline.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • An articulated belief in the mission of Girls Inc.;
  • 2+ years of general experience in non-profit fundraising;
  • Previous experience with data management or transferable skills with a track record of success a plus;
  • Superior attention to detail, including accuracy in data entry and typewritten communication;
  • Writing skills, including the ability to proofread for accuracy
  • Understanding of the need for confidentiality, and ability to adhere to confidentiality polices and conduct appropriate for a representative of Girls Inc;
  • Superior computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher/desktop publishing), databases, and Google Docs. Ability and willingness to quickly learn other software programs. Knowledge of Fundraiser and/or Trax 8 a plus;
  • A Demonstrated ability to work with people of diverse cultures, ethnicity, languages, abilities, and socioeconomic background, ability to multi-task, maintain a high energy level, and initiate projects independently.
  • Integrity;
  • Ability to work flexibly in a fast-growing, entrepreneurial atmosphere; and
  • A sense of humor.

Certificates/License and/or Registrations:

Valid MA driver’s license, with good driving record.

Language Skills:
Ability to read, comprehend and apply state, federal and/or grant rules and regulations in designing and generating reports and/or presentations.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from staff, individuals served by program and parents.  Bilingual skills desirable.

Additional Information:  May perform other duties deemed acceptable by the supervisor

Please send a cover letter, résumé, and names/contact information of three references to:

Sandra Loya, Director of Business and Operations

sloya@girlsincvalley.org

Priority deadline extended: August 13, 2021. Applications accepted on rolling basis until position is filled.