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BRAYN Development and Resource Coordinator: Baton Rouge

October 10, 2022 9:41 AM | Anonymous


Founded in Spring 2021, the Baton Rouge Area Youth Network (BRAYN) is a collaborative of greater Baton Rouge area youth organizations and agencies aiming to increase our collective impact on the area families. BRAYN’s network of 60+ youth serving organizations is dedicated to providing high-quality, accessible, and equitable youth development opportunities. BRAYN was started by and for youth-serving agencies in 2021 with the purpose of bringing providers together to create a collective strategy, share and leverage resources together, and create opportunities so that youth, families, and our EBRPSS community may thrive. 

The BRAYN Development and Resource Coordinator will work with the Resource Sharing Working Group to identify opportunities for resource sharing among BRAYN members and coordinate initiatives to develop funds and share resources.

Staff member reports to BRAYN Steering Committee, and ultimately to Gaylynne Mack, Executive Director of the Big Buddy Program.

  1. Lead the BRAYN team to meet the goal of raising $150,000 by the end of May 2023. The funds raised would accommodate the compensation needed for current staff. This outcome will also result in collecting the funds necessary to hire additional staff.

  2. Identify ten new funding sources that align with the BRAYN mission and complete the grant application process for a minimum of five funding sources that align with the BRAYN mission. Developing and implementing a fundraising plan includes supervising the fundraising process, communicating with donors, creating fundraising activities, evaluating the process, and establishing strong relationships with donors.3

  3. Plan two BRAYN-wide trainings a year which support BRAYN member growth. One training would address safety and security protocols, application templates, resources needed for the pilot, new member services, and digital gaps. The other training would prepare BRAYN member organizations to meet the safety checklist outlined in the School-Community Partnership Model and include a handbook template that meets the BRAYN safety checklist.4

  4. Lead the Resource Sharing Working Group towards a 20% increase in leveraging resources. Developing a resource bank on the BRAYN website to get the most from available resources. Items to include in the resource bank are as follows:

    1. Funding (grant research, writing, and reporting)

    2. Networking

    3. Operational Assistance (background checks, electronic systems, org structures, meeting structures, workplace culture, technology, transportation, staff 

    4. development)


  • 5+ years experience working in community-based youth development 

  • Experience in community resource coordination 

  • Strong fundraising skills and experience

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 

  • Familiarity with e-systems and database management

  • Valid driver’s license 

  • Must be willing to submit to criminal background check

  • Bachelor's degree preferred


  • $45k-$50k annual salary

  • Health benefits are provided

  • Full-time position 

Performance Measures

  • Increase in funds raised for BRAYN positions

  • Increase in resource-sharing among BRAYN members (i.e., shared training, technical assistance, transportation, etc.

  • Increase in trainings offered to BRAYN membership

  • Attendance records for virtual and on-site meetings and trainings

  • Copies of pre-post evaluation and course satisfaction for trainings

  • Provide ongoing coordination of trainers to maintain sustainability of the training network. 

  • Copies of training schedules.

  • Monthly log of meetings

  • Annual roll-up report of all BRAYN’s trainings 

  • Copies of meeting agendas for management team, co-chairs and BRAYN membership, 

  • Monthly task, progress, status report to BRAYN’s Steering Committee 

Monitoring Plan

This position will be monitored by the Steering Committee. The monitor shall:

  • Conduct task review on a monthly basis to determine if the staff is completing the requirements of the Statement of Work. All documents listed under Performance Measures shall be reviewed for completion and accuracy.

  • Review all agendas, sign in sheets, and evaluations. 

  • Participate in conference calls and face-to-face meetings with the steering committee on a monthly basis.

  • Monitor quarterly to determine if all management and administrative procedures are followed 

To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Admin@ourbrayn.org by September 16th, 2022.

P.O. Box 1924
Baton Rouge, LA 70821

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