Job & Volunteer Opportunities

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Title: Associate Director (posted 5/7/14)
* We are currently no longer accepting applications for this position. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions. Thank you!

Location: New York City, NY or Oakland, CA*

Background

Resource Generation (RG) organizes young people with wealth and class privilege to become transformative leaders and works towards the equitable distribution of wealth, land and power. Through community building, education, and organizing, we help young people with wealth bring all they have and all they are to social change movements. Key programs include a network of local chapters, national conferences, campaigns, innovative funding models and organizing within family philanthropy. Resource Generation works in cross-class alliances with racial and economic justice partners and movement building organizations, and the RG  community includes people of all ages and class backgrounds who support the role that young people with wealth play in social change.

Find out more about Resource Generation’s work and 15 year history at: www.resourcegeneration.org

* Location: San Francisco/Oakland, CA, or New York City, NY (on a case-by-case basis there is a small possibility of being able to work remotely. Please do not use our desired locations as the sole deterrent from applying if you believe you are a strong candidate for this position).

Job Summary

The Associate Director, reporting to the Executive Director, is a key member of Resource Generation (RG) staff leadership. They are responsible for leading the operations and fundraising teams as well as supporting the Executive Director in the successful day-to-day functioning of the organization and working towards RG’s larger organizational goals. The three major areas of work for the Associate Director are leading fundraising (via RG’s 300+ membership base), directing operations, and advising on strategic organizational development.

Essential Job Functions

  • Play lead role ensuring RG’s financial sustainability and stability for the short and long-term. This includes:
    • Lead growth and development of our membership community with the support of the Membership Associate;
    • Develop strategy, timeline, and materials for regular fundraising appeals;
    • Identify, cultivate, and develop major donors and major donor program;
    • Develop process for increasing members’ giving to RG;
    • Coordinate engagement of board, staff, and members in fundraising;
    • Prospect new or increasing major donors ;
    • Track and projecting income on a quarterly, annual, and future basis.
  • Lead the use and implementation of Salesforce database to track RG programs, relationships, donations, and more.
  • Supervise RG’s Membership Associate, Operations Manager, consultant grant writer, and possible additional staff members in relevant areas of work.
  • Advise Executive Director in board and organizational development: run the Fundraising Committee, help develop board and staff retreat agendas, and collaborate to establish long-term strategic direction.
  • Lead the use of communication tools, particularly with our social media presence.
  • Produce RG’s annual report.
  • Support development of strong internal systems for documenting work and clear guidelines and practices for organization.

Qualifications

  • Two or more years of non-profit fundraising experience, specifically from individual donors.
  • Creative mind for fundraising strategies, practices, and processes.
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice issues and RG’s mission towards the equitable distribution of wealth, land, and power.
  • Commitment to the importance of organizing and transforming young people with wealth to become leaders in campaigns for social justice.
  • Experience, ease and enthusiasm for working in databases, ideally Salesforce.
  • Data management experience including basic computer skills and comfort working with online tools such as Google Docs, Facebook, Twitter & website editing.
  • Experience supervising or managing staff and volunteer teams.
  • Stellar organizational and time management skills, attention to detail and ability to devise and stick to workplans.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate in a timely manner via phone and email.

Our ideal candidate

  • Has experience with Resource Generation staff, board or members;
  • Has successfully maintained and grown an organizational budget over $1 million;
  • Carries themselves with ease and agility with major donor;
  • Is excited about being a leader in a broader community of fundraisers looking to build and scale new models of revenue-generation;
  • Has experience training and coaching others to do fundraising;
  • Has experience working at a national scale;
  • Has the ability to stay connected while working remotely;
  • Possesses a sense of humor;
  • Enjoys working in a young-people led environment.

Salary and Benefits This is a full-time, benefitted position. Details on Resource Generation's benefits and leave time package can be shared upon request.

Interested in applying? Please do so here online through the website of our fiscal sponsoring organization, Third Sector New England. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis - we will contact you within two weeks if we wish to set up an interview. Start date is August 1st.

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INTERN & FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

For all intern and fellowship opportunities, interested applicants should fill out this application form. The positions will remain open until filled.

Job Title: Intern
Location: New York City, NY, or Oakland, CA

Get involved in RG by joining us behind the scenes! Click here for the application.

The main opportunities for an Internship include:

  • Assist in organizing and planning for our local and national programs (ex - Chapters, organizing people of color with wealth, tax justice campaign, Making Money Make Change)
  • Work on enhancing and keeping up our database and virtual organizing manual
  • Strengthen our communications systems, tracking, and processes for intake 
  • Supporting our fundraising, particularly with our membership program and yearly appeals 

We are especially looking for people interested in our tax justice organizing work, organizing people of color with wealth & racial justice, communications, systems and database development, and graphic design.

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. Interns are asked to commit to 2 days a week (approximately 15 hours) throughout a 3-month period. We can offer a nominal stipend of $100/month.

Ideally Interns are based in our offices in New York, NY or Oakland, CA; however, there is the possibility of working remotely if you are not able to be in those locations.

We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. If we think you could be a good match with RG for this role, we will contact you to set up an interview, and may request a resume as-needed.

Job Title: Fellow
Location: New York City, NY, or Oakland, CA

Get involved in RG by joining us behind the scenes! Click here for the application.

The main opportunities in our Fellowship include:

  • Assist in organizing and planning for our local and national programs (ex - Chapters, organizing people of color with wealth, tax justice campaign, Making Money Make Change) 
  • Work on enhancing and keeping up our database and virtual organizing manual 
  • Strengthen our communications systems, tracking, and processes for intake 
  • Supporting our fundraising, particularly with our membership program and yearly appeals 

We are especially looking for people interested in our tax justice organizing work, organizing people of color with wealth & racial justice, communications, systems and database development, and graphic design.

We are a tight team of staff and leaders, so as a Fellow you will get to learn and work intimately with all our major program areas and participate in staff meetings. You will be supported one-on-one by a staff member to develop your skills and knowledge of Resource Generation and the world of social change philanthropy and donor organizing.

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. Fellows are asked to commit to at least 2 days a week (approximately 15 hours) for 6 to 12 months. We can offer a nominal stipend of $100/month.

Ideally Fellows are based in our offices in New York, NY or Oakland, CA; however, there is the possibility of working remotely if you are not able to be in those locations.

We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. If we think you could be a good match with RG for this role, we will contact you to set up an interview, and may request a resume as-needed.

Questions? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .