Since 1910, Scouting has helped mold the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes and understands that helping youth puts us on a path towards a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.
Today’s professional Scouters are a diverse group of men and women sharing a dynamic career offering independence, achievement, and stability. This is work that makes a difference, work that calls one to continual learning and challenge, work that offers solid compensation, benefits, and advancement.
Under the leadership of the Norwela Council’s Scout Executive/CEO, the Development Director will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the Council’s donor solicitation program including annual and major gifts, foundations and grants, special fundraising events, and gift planning. Additionally, the Development Director will be responsible for strengthening the implementation of comprehensive stewardship strategies of donors at all levels. This position is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a highly motivated, energetic fundraising professional who is eager to participate in the evolution of the fundraising programs of the Norwela Council. The Norwela Council serves 2,000 Scouts and 800 volunteer leaders in nine Louisiana parishes, and is headquartered in Shreveport, LA. This is an excellent opportunity for a goals-oriented individual with excellent people skills ready to make an impact.
The Norwela Council is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to offering a competitive salary (range from $55,000-$68,000), the position offers benefits to include major medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, life-insurance, long-term disability, accidental death, a defined contribution retirement plan, plus compensation for authorized and approved business-related expenses including mileage reimbursement. We also offer a generous vacation policy and holiday observances.
Interested applicants may send their resume to Jeffery.firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to Norwela Council, 3508 Beverly Place, Shreveport, LA 71104.
Mission Statement: The mission of Sexual Trauma Awareness & Response® (STAR®) is to support survivors of sexual trauma, improve systems response, and create social change to end sexual violence.
Position Description: The Medical Advocate performs a variety of duties involved in providing support and advocacy for the rights and protection of survivors of sexual trauma and their loved ones. The primary duty of the Medical Advocate is to accompany survivors of sexual assault to local hospitals in order to provide support and resources before, during, and after a forensic medical exam. Medical Advocates are expected to be available on holidays, nights, and weekends.
Classification: Must take a minimum of eight (8) 12-hour shifts per month. Position is part-time to be paid on a semi-monthly basis.
Reports to: Advocacy Director
Salary: Salary for this position is $15 per completed 12-hour shift and $15 per hour of direct service. Travel time, supervision, and monthly meetings are classified as direct service hours.
Provide advocacy for survivors of sexual trauma at the individual and system level by:
Providing comprehensive crisis intervention to primary and secondary survivors of sexual assault
Providing emergency, 24/7 response to survivors receiving forensic medical exams for evidence collection
Accompany survivors to law enforcement interviews that happen while in the hospital setting
Ensuring survivors’ rights are upheld
Educating survivors on the criminal justice process and interpreting specific jargon used by other sexual trauma response professionals.
Connecting victims with additional services throughout the community as needed
Conducting safety plans with all survivors
Assisting survivors with accessing transportation and emergency shelter as needed
Complete accurate and detailed reports upon conclusion of each medical advocacy accompaniment
Maintain good working relationships with other agencies
Ability to communicate effectively, problem solve, and work well with people from other organizations including community partners, hospital staff, and law enforcement
Participate in monthly supervision meetings
Undergo performance reviews at the end of one month, three months and six months of service, then annually following the first year
Submit mandated reports to DCFS and/or law enforcement per Louisiana law
Performing other duties as assigned by supervisor
Qualifications for this Position
The following are the minimum requirements for this position.
You have a minimum of one-year minimum of experience providing direct crisis intervention and/or survivor advocacy with knowledge of the criminal justice field.
You understand the demands of providing advocacy services to survivors of sexual trauma through phone support and in-person support.
You are able to travel throughout the Greater New Orleans Area, including St. Tammany Parish.
Requirements for all Positions at STAR
STAR expects the following qualities for the members of our team.
You are committed to carrying out STAR’s mission, vision and philosophy.
You adhere to STAR’s core values, policies and procedures.
You value differences, recognizing that different perspectives and cultural diversity make the world a better place to be.
You uphold the highest ethical standards and respect for confidentiality.
You communicate effectively, problem solve, and work well with people from diverse backgrounds.
You know how to secure and deploy resources both effectively and efficiently.
You build strong relationships, and you deliver effective client and survivor-centric solutions.
You have strong writing skills and maintain quality documentation free of grammatical and spelling errors.
You display professionalism with clients and co-workers.
You take care of yourself by knowing your personal limitations, communicating your needs to others, and asking for help when needed.
You can handle multiple tasks simultaneously and have excellent organizational skills.
You can identify and respond to shifting priorities.
You are committed to learning and growing both professionally and personally.
You consent to and successfully complete a full background investigation, which includes a criminal history check and fingerprinting.
You are committed to undergoing a drug test and receiving an annual flu shot per University Medical Center (UMC) policy.
You have completed, or will complete in the first year of employment, a mandatory 40 hours of sexual violence training; plus 20 hours of continuing education/training annually.
You have a valid driver’s license and a working, insured vehicle required at the time of appointment.
Classification: Must take at least eight (8) or more 12-hour shifts per month. Position is part-time to be paid on a monthly basis.
Providing assistance to survivors in filing applications for crime victims’ reparations
Undergo progress report check-ins at the end of two months and four months, and undergo performance reviews at the end of six months of service, then annually following the first year
You have a minimum of one-year minimum experience providing crisis intervention and/or victim advocacy with a knowledge of the criminal justice field.
You are able to travel throughout the Capital Area.
Position Description: The Medical Advocate performs a variety of duties involved in providing support and advocacy for the rights and protection of survivors of sexual trauma and their loved ones. The primary duty of the Medical Advocate is to accompany survivors of sexual assault to CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital (Rapides Parish), Avoyelles Hospital (Avoyelles Parish), or Doctors Hospital at Deer Creek (Vernon Parish) in order to provide support and resources before, during, and after a forensic medical exam. Medical Advocate are also responsible for answering the 24 hour hotline during designated shifts. Medical Advocates are expected to be available on holidays, nights, and weekends.
Classification: Must work at least two (2) weekends a month; a weekend consists of 5 shifts. Weekends begin on Fridays at 5:00pm and end on Mondays at 8:30am. Position is part-time to be paid on a semi-monthly basis.
Salary: Salary for this position is $15 per completed 12-hour shift and $15 per hour of direct service. Travel time, supervision, and monthly meetings are classified as direct service hours.
Provide crisis intervention on the 24/7 hotline.
Educating survivors on the criminal justice process and interpreting specific jargon used by other sexual trauma response professionals
You are able to travel throughout the Central Louisiana Area.
Position Summary: The Resource Advocate performs a variety of duties involved in providing support and advocacy for the rights and protection of survivors of sexual trauma and their loved ones. The Resource Advocate is responsible for the assessment of the individual survivor’s needs and works with community resources to fulfill needs which may include shelter, counseling, referrals, food, property return, and general advocacy and support. The Resource Advocate assists with the daily operations of advocacy services and ensures that all data and client documentation is appropriately maintained. The Resource Advocate also assists with agency outreach by participating in tabling events, serving on panels, attending community events, and providing STAR 101 workshops to community members.Classification: 40 hours/week (Full-time/Non-exempt)
Reports to: Advocacy Directors
Supervises: Advocacy Interns (as requested)
Salary: Base pay range is $18.54-$19.01; additional compensation will depend on education, knowledge, and experience.
In order to provide a comprehensive understanding of this position, this description categorizes tasks by their function on a daily, weekly, monthly, etc. basis. Tasks may be added or omitted as the organization’s funding or priorities change. Position duties are reviewed and updated as needed with the employee and supervisor at least annually.
Clock-in and clock-out using the organization’s online timekeeping system
Transfer the hotline (morning and evening)
Answer STAR’s hotline, business line, and office door during business hours
Review hotline and hospital reports (as needed)
Provide advocacy services to clients
Complete client documentation
Check in with Advocacy Director about coverage
Provide follow up to clients
Ensure all client documents are scanned and attached to appropriate client file
Provide support to volunteers and PTMAs (as needed)
Participate in weekly team meetings
Update volunteer calendar with hotline/hospital advocacy coverage as needed
Provide backup coverage as scheduled
Submit signed timecard to supervisor
Participate in 1-1 with Advocacy Director
Participate in agency-wide staff meetings
Submit end of month forms (time and effort, mileage, reimbursement, etc.)
Participate in SART meetings
Participate in community partner meetings
Participate in performance review with supervisor
Assist with policy and procedure revision as requested
Submit continuing education log
Respond to hospital call outs during business hours
Conduct community outreach and training as requested
STAR 101 presentations
Attend tabling events, community events, and/or STAR fundraisers
Conduct ‘Role of an Advocate’ presentation to hospitals and law enforcement
Facilitate Sexual Trauma 101 Training
Facilitate other trainings, as needed
Submit a In-Kind Donation Form for all in-kind donations received
Submit a donor prospect name through the Donor Prospect Form
Complete New Strategy Proposals
Provide support and/or disciplinary action to volunteers
Participate in special projects and other duties as assigned
You have a Bachelor’s degree or one-year of experience providing direct crisis intervention and/or survivor advocacy with knowledge of the criminal justice field.
You are able to travel throughout STAR’s service area.
You are available to take after-hours calls and respond to requests from volunteers and community partners as part of the organization’s backup rotation to maintain 24/7 coverage for our hotline and hospital accompaniment services.
You have a valid driver’s license and a working, insured vehicle at the time of appointment.
The goals of the CASA Supervisor position include coaching advocates in working cases to be the ears and eyes of the court while advocating for what is in the child’s best interest.
It is critical to engage with advocates in order to maximize advocate retention, satisfaction and the overall advocacy experience. The CASA Supervisor works with the advocate to facilitate relationships with DCFS workers, attorneys, service providers and other stakeholders for the best interest of the children. CASA Supervisors play a pivotal role in working with advocates and children and become the face of the agency to the community; therefore, they must practice professionalism and excellence in every respect. This position reports directly to the CASA Program Coordinator in all tasks.
Evaluate volunteer advocates annually or as needed
Responsible for making sure children on case load receive services inside VYJ and in community (CASA Christmas)
· Attend CASA Staff meetings
· Responsible for community awareness, organizational liaison, and public relations for CASA program and awareness on abused/neglected children
· Assist with articles, information and resources for the monthly CASA newsletter by recommending articles, writing or researching information related to CASA work
· Assist in maintaining accurate and up to date records in Optima
· Read, understand and implement National CASA Standards and CASA AP Standards
· Compile monthly statistical reports for CASA Program
· Go through the process to become a CASA including all the steps an advocate follows and maintain in service training
· Assist in recruiting, screening, interviewing and training of CASA advocates
· Any other duties deemed reasonable to help the program run efficiently
Duties Specific to All Volunteers for Youth Justice Team Members:
· Promote positive and professional attitude to all VYJ employees, advocates, business partners, and community stakeholders
· Answer phones and be able to provide program information
· Complete expense and mileage reports in addition to monthly time sheets
· Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel and Word
· Back up all data to server
· Maintain calendar in Outlook and share with Department Specialist/s
· Attend VYJ Staff Meetings
Interested applicants should send their resume to email@example.com.
CYT Baton Rouge is hiring Teaching Artists for their CYT @school after-school theatre arts program. This is a position for an 8-week contract to teach basic theatre arts concepts, beginning in August 2022. Teaching Artists should have some experience in music, drama, live theater, and working with children in K-8th grade. For more information about CYT @school please visit www.cytbatonrouge.org/atschool. Interested teaching artists may contact CYT @school coordinator, Rebekah Rainey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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CENTRAL LOUISIANA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
The Central Louisiana Community Foundation (CLCF) is seeking a full-time (40 hours per week) Director of Development to support the Foundation’s fundraising efforts. This position helps further the Foundation’s commitment to provide excellent service to donors, professional advisors, the Board, volunteers, and the community at large.
An ideal candidate for the Director of Development position must be a proactive self-starter who is flexible, creative, energetic, and enjoys being an active participant in their community. Candidates should be inquisitive, enjoy learning the interests of others, and matching those interests to local needs.
Reports To: President/CEO
Position Status: 1.0 FTE, Salaried Exempt
Compensation: Salary $50K - $65K dependent on experience
The Director of Development is responsible for fundraising, managing a portfolio of existing and prequalified donors, event management and logistics, and community engagement. This position is critical to accomplishing CLCF’s strategic goals of increasing the Foundation’s community grant capabilities, expanding the Foundation’s donor base, and maintaining a positive public image for CLCF. The Director role requires integrity, flexibility, and the ability to represent the Foundation’s mission to a broad audience.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
30 % - Major Gift Stewardship
25 % - Community Engagement and Presentations
30 % Grant Management
15 % - Marketing / Social Media
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
HOURS AND COMPENSATION
This position is full-time salaried exempt. The typical work week will be Monday through Fridays from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 PM, with regular evening and weekend hours required. Compensation commensurate with experience ranging from $50,000 to $65,000, paid time off, and retirement plan
ABOUT THE FOUNDATION
CLCF has been investing in local communities since 1999, making the Foundation one of the longest-standing community foundations in Louisiana. CLCF works with philanthropists to create permanent charitable funds that help meet the challenges of changing times and is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people in Central Louisiana.
Mission: To connect people to priorities they care about and increase charitable giving in order to advance the quality of life for all in our communities.
Values: We value integrity, respect, innovation, excellent stewardship, collaboration, and equity in our grant making. Most of all, we honor the trust placed in us by respecting our donors’ wishes.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to Keith Adams email@example.com. Position will remain open until filled.
Central Louisiana Community Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Applications for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. For more information about the Central Louisiana Community Foundation see www.clcf.net
Job Title: Program Manager (4 positions available)
Reports to: Operations Director or Education Director
Status: Full Time
To build a community of creative, confident, and socially engaged students through music education.
Position Summary: The Program Managers oversee all aspects of assigned v sites. Each Program Manager will be assigned 2-3 sites. In addition, this position will be responsible for 1-2 additional duties related to Kids’ Orchestra programming. Additional duties to be assigned by supervisor based on candidates’ interests, skills, and qualifications.
N.B. There are 4 Program Manager positions being considered during this search. The first is available for immediate hire. The second will be available for hire on or before July 2022. The third and fourth positions are pending grant funding and will be available for hire if our grant proposal is accepted. The grant awards are expected to be announced in July/August 2022.
Requirements: Minimum of bachelor’s degree in music, education, training, social work, human services, or a related field. Masters’ Degree a plus. At least 3 years of experience in education and positive youth development providing school based, after-school and/or summer related programming. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and cloud-based services such as Microsoft SharePoint and Google Drive. Experience with Jackrabbit Class a plus. Excellent communication and time management skills required. Must be available to work occasional evenings and weekends. Preference given to candidates who are fluent in Spanish.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Additional Duties – Each Program Manager will be assigned one of the following areas of work based on their interests, skills, and qualifications.
Kids’ Orchestra is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or qualified disability. Qualified applicants should apply via LinkedIn.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Bastion Community of Resilience is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2012 by a passionate military veteran who wanted to create a safe, high-performing environment to heal and grow with his comrades returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Today, there are 58 military-connected families who call Bastion home and live in its intentionally designed community located in the historic Gentilly neighborhood of New Orleans. Bastion has a current operating budget of just over $1 million with 6 full-time and 3 part-time employees, and over forty volunteers. In addition to its residential operation, Bastion operates multiple programs including an adult day program for warriors with traumatic brain injuries and is on the cusp of breaking ground on a commercial wellness facility on its 5.5-acre campus. The new facility will allow military-connected families, civilians, and service providers to engage therapeutically together in a holistic ecosystem of support and community-based care.
The Executive Director of Bastion has a wide range of mission-focused responsibilities to ensure the effectiveness of the supportive living environment. The mission allows for the long-term recovery and reintegration of veterans and their families living with life-altering injuries, including traumatic brain injuries, as well as other physical and invisible wounds. The executive director provides strategic direction for the organization, serves as the chief fundraiser and ambassador for the program, and oversees the day-to-day operations of the organization, working closely with the board of directors and staff to ensure accomplishment of mission goals. The executive director oversees 4 direct reports. The new executive director will work closely with the organization’s founder in the transition phase from current to next-phase executive leadership. This is a hands-on, onsite position and candidates will be expected to live in Greater New Orleans.
The Bastion executive director responsibilities include:
Professional Qualifications and Personal Characteristics or Attributes
Compensation and Benefits
$105,00 to $125,000 range commensurate with experience and other qualifications. Benefits include medical, dental and vision health insurance options, 20 days PTO annually, 12 mental health days annually, and professional development opportunities.
Statement of Non-Discrimination
Bastion Community of Resilience provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals based on job-related qualifications and ability to perform a job without regard to race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status. It is Bastion’s policy to maintain a non-discriminatory environment free from intimidation, harassment or bias based upon these grounds.
The search for the Executive Director of Bastion Community Resilience is being conducted by The Moran Company. To apply for this position, submit cover letter and resume to Michael Brose, The Moran Company, through our secure online portal. APPLY NOW
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