Director of Development

The Center for Health and Learning (CHL), a state-wide, non-profit organization based in Brattleboro, VT, which provides technical assistance, products, resources, and professional development to support national, state and local health initiatives across education, health care and community based settings, is seeking a Director of Development to lead CHL’s efforts to achieve the vision, mission, and strategic goals of the organization through cultivation of diverse revenue streams, including government and foundation grants, donors, online fundraising and sponsorships.

Primary Responsibilities

  •  lead and manage overall development efforts to raise the philanthropic, sponsorship and government grants share of CHL’s annual budget;
  • translate CHL’s strategic objectives into compelling written proposals and related materials that consistently secure funding through competitive review and also perform program and prospect research;
  • develop ideas for fundable evidence-and research-based projects tied to CHL’s strategic initiatives;
  • work with Executive Director to cultivate, solicit and steward institutional donors;
  • serve as liaison to the Development Committee of the Board of Directors representing philanthropic and corporate grant revenues;
  • work in close collaboration with the Executive Director and Operations Manager to create and execute a comprehensive annual development plan to achieve CHL’s fundraising goals through grants, contracts, sponsorships, corporate support and major donor gifts;
  • Serves as part of senior leadership and may be interested in an increasing leadership role.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree or more advanced degree in business, non-profit management or related field; 3 to 5 years of fundraising or development experience; understanding of non-profit domain and/or has served on a Board of Directors;  The ideal candidate for this position will possess experience in grant proposal conception and development, donor relations, and use of a CRM. Knowledge of schools and public health preferred.  Potential for remote work from a home office.

This is a 0.8 FTE position offering a competitive salary with benefits. This search is actively underway so prompt application is encouraged. Interviews will be conducted in mid-August with an expected start date of September 2018.  Interested candidates, please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 telephone references to info@healthandlearning.org

 

Program Specialist

Job Description:

The Center for Health and Learning (CHL), a state-wide, non-profit organization based in Brattleboro, VT, which provides technical assistance, products, resources, and professional development to support national, state and local health initiatives across education, health care and community based settings, is seeking a Program Specialist to develop, manage, implement and evaluate programmatic initiatives in areas aligned to the mission and strategic directions of the organization with emphasis on mental health promotion and suicide prevention. Work in collaboration with the Executive Director, other staff and directly with the Operations and/or Project Manager/s in order to meet project requirements.

 

  • Develop working knowledge of  relevant industry agencies, their programs and practices;
  • Stay abreast of trends and research in relevant programs and apply to program development; Serve as liaison to partners and stakeholders on programmatic activities;
  • Develop programmatic elements on project activities, including assessment, capacity-building, planning, marketing, implementation and evaluation;
  • Write program content and materials that promote fidelity and branding cohesion for products, trainings and marketing;
  • Develop and implement evaluation tools including pre-assessment of needs and resources, post-assessments and program evaluations;
  • Design training plans, including needs assessments, training agendas and descriptions, materials and handouts, evaluation and other elements as needed for trainings using evaluative data;
  • If applicable, serve as lead trainer, co-trainer, facilitator, coordinator or participant in CHL training events, as assigned by the organization;
  • Convene and facilitate groups related to key initiatives;
  • Provide technical assistance to other organizations and individuals in program areas;
  • Contribute to the strategy in marketing events and products;
  • Assist with writing proposals for new projects, including budgets, work plans, reports, evaluations, logic models, and other supporting documentation required in applications;
  • Serve as a spokesperson for specific education and/or advocacy initiatives;

 

Qualifications include a Bachelor of Science/Arts degree, at a minimum, required; Masters of Social Work, Public Health, or related field highly desirable. 3 years’ experience in public health field/and or a school environment.  Knowledge of health systems and clinical level work. Strong writing, research, and editing skills.  Some Vermont travel (30%) required to regional or statewide meetings and/or national meetings depending on projects and needs.  Potential for remote work from a home office.

 

This is a 0.8 FTE position offering a competitive salary with benefits. This search is actively underway so prompt application is encouraged. Interviews will be conducted in mid-August with an expected start date of September 2018.  Interested candidates, please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 telephone references to info@healthandlearning.org

 

Job Details

  • Position Type: Program
  • Location: Vermont (statewide)
  • Employment Type/ Status: Part Time