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TypePart Time
Application DeadlineMarch 4, 2016
College Degree Required?Yes


New local initiative called 2GenCville is looking for a qualified candidate with fundraising and project management skills to coordinate one-year (2016) feasibility study to establish community partnerships, pursue funding possibilities, and explore housing options for an expansion of national organization Jeremiah Program.


Skills Required

Desired Skills include fundraising, project management, problem solving, strong written and oral communication, and comfort with all levels of an organization: facilitation of small and large groups, ability to synthesize information and create presentations, delegation, influence, and creativity. Passion for the mission of Jeremiah Program is critically important.

Desired Experiences include understanding of and experience in Charlottesville’s fundraising and nonprofit community, experience with project management, public relations, communications, and public speaking.

Additional Info

Responsibilities of the consultant include but will not be limited to:

• Acting as a spokesperson and point person for 2GenCville/Jeremiah Program in the community, managing market issues/opportunities and answering calls locally.
• Acting as a catalyst and facilitator for the Exploration Committee in the creation and ownership of a work plan and timeline for fundraising, exploration and discovery.
• Cultivating leadership within the volunteer pool who will champion the program as a possible resource in the community. Recruitment for volunteers should be conducted within the five key constituent groups: congregations, government, business, education and philanthropy.
• Engaging the Exploration Committee, Jeremiah President/CEO and volunteers to ensure the work plan/timeline key milestones are achieved.
• Facilitating all work for Exploration Committee meetings including agenda, meeting notes, recap of meetings and ensuring next steps are executed. This will be done in concert with and approval of the Exploration Committee Chair and President/CEO.
• Engaging committee volunteers to explore the viability of a Jeremiah Campus in the community. The consultant shall open doors for Jeremiah Program in the community by networking with key constituents and engaging them in the possibility of a Jeremiah Campus.
• Researching relevant data with the Committee to prepare reports for National Governing Board meetings and prepare updates or any other reports requested.
• Identifying issues or potential issues and offering solutions early and often to President & CEO.

Time Commitment — Average 20 hours/week, March 1-December 31, 2016.

Please submit a cover letter and resume by Friday March 4, 2016.