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Elijah House Academy (EHA) is an urban, Christ-centered school that currently serves 140 students, transitional kindergarten through eighth grade. After three decades of storied work with the children of Richmond, EHA is now years into a shift in pedagogy associated with the renewal of our educational philosophy. While our approach to instruction is becoming aligned with both Charlotte Mason and classical ideals, this year we excitedly added a second kindergarten class to our program. Plans are in place to add one class to each grade level over the next four years. We are looking for our next academic leader to carry forward the good work of implementing the renewed philosophy to our growing academic program.

The candidate we are looking for will be well aligned with our philosophy, will possess a strong record of academic leadership, and will embrace our vision for continued strategic program growth. Leadership of our full academic program, including curriculum and student learning, will be the primary responsibility of the team member in this position. The Dean of Academics works in collaboration with the leadership team, and will primarily serve the teaching faculty.

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Executive Assistant

Summary: The Executive Assistant supports the President and CEO and museum administration to help ensure a professional, courteous, and efficient office environment. The Executive Assistant also manages and/or coordinates meetings and supporting activities of the Museum’s Board of Directors and the Foundation Board.

The American Civil War Museum offers an excellent benefits package and generous personal time off. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We strive to be a workplace where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work. We believe that an inclusive culture among our staff is critical to implementing our mission to understand the Civil War era’s history and impact in our lives today.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Office Administration
● Provides administrative support and assistance to the President and CEO.
● Performs clerical and administrative tasks including drafting letters, memos, reports, expense reports, and other documents.
● Arranges travel and accommodations for the President and CEO.
● Schedules meetings, prepares meeting agendas, and takes meeting notes.
● Answers and transfers phone calls, screening calls when necessary.
● Welcomes and directs visitors.
● Orders office supplies and ensures office supply expenses are within budget.
● Maintains files and pertinent ACWM documents in accordance with Record Retention protocol.
● Prepares and maintains check receipt logs for internal control purposes.
● Mails out accounts payable checks for internal control purposes.
● Serves as the primary contact for internship and volunteer requests, and coordinates such requests with appropriate staff.
● Performs other duties or projects as assigned.

Board Management
● Assumes full responsibility for the management of board activities, minutes, and agenda development in coordination with Board Chair and President and CEO. Serves as the primary point of contact for members of the Board of Directors.
● Schedules, plans, and coordinates with Museum leadership for all Full Board and Committee Meetings.
● Ensures all reports are coordinated for timely distribution to the Board in advance of all meetings.
● Other duties or projects as assigned by the President and CEO.

Required Skills/Abilities:
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
● Excellent interpersonal skills.
● Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
● Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
● Ability to coordinate multiple projects and excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
● Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
● Extensive knowledge of office administration, clerical procedures, and recordkeeping systems.
● Ability to type a minimum of 50 words per minute.
● Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with the Board of Directors and museum team.
● Extremely proficient with the Google suite (especially Docs, Sheets, and Calendar), Microsoft Office suite (especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and the ability to learn new or updated software.
● Demonstrated ability to maintain the highest levels of confidentiality.
● Detail oriented with excellent organizational and customer service skills.

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Program Manager

The Girls on the Run® Program Manager (PM) must possess a passion for and commitment to improving the lives and opportunities of girls in third through eighth grades. Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based positive youth development (PYD) program that is designed to enhance girls’ social, psychological and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences. The program’s intentional curriculum places an emphasis on developing competence, confidence, connection, character, caring, and contribution in young girls through lessons that incorporate running and other physical activities. The life skills curriculum is delivered by caring and competent coaches who are trained to teach lessons as intended.

Girls on the Run believes that all girls and communities should have access to our programs. We strive to eliminate barriers to participation, to continue creating programming that engages all communities, to be intentional about staff and volunteer diversity and to promote a culture of inclusion across the organization.
Girls on the Run, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, is dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams.

Position Summary
The PM reports to the Girls on the Run Greater Richmond Executive Director. This is a part-time 20 hours a week position with up to 30 hours a week during peak times. After on-boarding and training is complete, GOTRGR offers flexible scheduling and remote work when tasks allow (subject to change).

Responsibilities
This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
Recruitment
• Manage new site recruitment efforts and returning site stewardship
• Meet with new sites for approval and onboarding
• Communicate with sites, coaches and program volunteers to recommit each season Coach Management and Training
• Recruit new and returning coaches for each season
• Oversee coach application process, including creating application form in RacePlanner and interviewing all new coaches
• Communicate with all coach applicants regarding application status, next steps, etc.
• Ensure all program sites are staffed with qualified volunteer coaches, including assigning coaches to sites
• Manage all online GOTR Learning Academy systems and requirements for new and returning coaches; ensure coaches have completed required assigned learning
• Plan and facilitate both online and in-person coach training, including location, refreshments, handouts, bin and curriculum sign outs, etc.
• Manage CPR & First Aid online and in-person certification and background checks

Program Support
• Provide consistent pre- and in-season support to coaches via email, phone and in-person visits
• Plan and facilitate mid-season coach check-in meeting, including securing meeting space, refreshments, handouts, etc.
• Coordinate all site visits; review all site visit reports and follow-up on any support needed
• Manage incident reports submitted from coaches and follow-up as needed
• Enforce all current site policies and procedures and generate innovation and improvement as needed
• Create, distribute and compile results of post-season coach survey

Communication
• Serve as main programmatic contact and communicate with all site liaisons, principals, and site contacts
• Manage council program communications, including all communications to coaches and parents/guardians and program updates for Council newsletter
• Respond to all questions and concerns from parents, coaches and site liaisons in a timely fashion
• Streamline communications to ensure proper and strategic messaging is in sync
• Create and maintain seasonal timeline communication
• Compose monthly board reports to update board members on coach/site happenings

Curriculum/Material Management
• Purchase, organize and distribute all coaching materials including: curricula, coach guides, coach shirts and bags, gift cards, program supplies and program shirts for each site
• Manage inventory, distribution and return of coach and program curricula, materials and supplies
• Maintain inventory lists and organization of supplies in Council storage units

5K Support
• Serve as 5k Program Lead ensuring communications with coaches, families and site volunteers
• Direct 5K registration process in coordination with Lead Coaches at each site
• Support running buddy registration and assign as needed in conjunction with Volunteer Coordinator
• Manage ordering of medals and 5K shirts for participants and running buddies
• Lead assembly of 5k supplies for teams

Outside Engagement Opportunities
• Represent GOTR at events and expos when appropriate

General Responsibilities
• Support the Executive Director as necessary
• Collaborate with and oversee Mission Advancement Coordinator with regards to program related roles and tasks
• Participate in pilots as deemed necessary by International or internally
• Attend Regional and GOTR International trainings as needed
• Develop positive relationships with volunteers, board members, community and staff
• Serve as a role model for GOTR, exhibiting GOTR core values and mission

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The Creative Space Showcase 3.0

The Creative Space Showcase 3.0
by Creative Space & Nu Era Moguls
Sat Mar 7 @ 7:30pm
$10 advance / $15 day of
The Creative Space will be bringing together a variety of local Virginia artists for a live performance at Firehouse Theatre! This is an opportunity for artists to present their music in a live and intimate setting.

Starring Benzo Santana, Jay Macadocious, Guero, Burnt Bridges The Label, Mood Ring​, and Shy Lennox

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Donor Stewardship Manager

Children’s Hospital Foundation works to maximize philanthropic impact in children’s health at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, driving excellence in patient care, education, and research. We are dedicated to raising and stewarding philanthropic resources that will enable CHoR to become a world-class children’s hospital.

In 2019, Foundation and Hospital leadership embarked on an exciting journey that will transform pediatric health care in Central Virginia and beyond with the announcement of the construction of an inpatient children’s hospital. The new hospital tower will be constructed adjacent to the existing outpatient Children’s Pavilion on the MCV Campus and will complete an entire city block dedicated to the care of children. As part of the $350+ million construction, the Foundation is currently working to complete a $100 million capital campaign by 2022.

The Donor Stewardship Manager supports donor cultivation and development by overseeing the Foundation’s giving societies, organizing stewardship events and initiatives, tracking recognition opportunities, and working with fundraising staff to provide meaningful experiences and touchpoints to all constituents.

Key Responsibilities:
1. Develops and manages a Stewardship Plan based on Foundation priorities and ensures compliance and quality control across the organization.
2. Develops and implements policies and procedures related to donor recognition, ensuring equity and special circumstances are considered.
3. Develops and maintains processes for donor outreach programs, including events, thank you correspondences, and other touchpoints.
4. Develops and implements giving societies.
5. Designs, manages, and executes special events related to donor recognition and stewardship.
6. Oversees and manages recognition walls, including tracking of naming opportunities, working with fundraising staff to finalize recognition language with donors, and ensuring appropriate execution of signage.
7. Provides ongoing direction and assistance to peers, donors, and CHoR colleagues regarding donor stewardship issues and opportunities.
8. Ensures compliance to donor relation policies, processes, and guidelines.
9. Works closely with Advancement Services on refreshing content of donor communications and providing stewardship reports.
10. Works closely with the Director of Major Gifts to ensure the appropriate recognition and stewardship of the Foundation’s largest donors.
11. Supports all frontline fundraising staff with stewardship opportunities across the donor continuum.
12. Collaborates with CHoR clinical and administrative staff to provide donors with information regarding how their gifts have impacted and supported the hospital.
13. Collaborates as part of the Foundation Communications team on overall messaging and materials to current and potential donor audiences.

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Garden Educator (seasonal part-time positions)

Fit4Kids has four seasonal part-time positions available – a seasonal part-time garden educator, a tasting coordinator and two after-school garden educators for our learning garden programming. These are great part-time positions for a college or graduate student or retiree to gain valuable experience, be part of a dynamic non-profit, and earn an income. The garden educator and tasting coordinator positions offer 28-32 hours per week working Monday through Friday. The after-school garden educator position offers 10-12 hours per week working Monday through Thursday. There is daily travel involved, so applicants should have reliable transportation.

The Learning Garden Educator is a part-time, seasonal position that will work under the direction of the Fit4Kids Learning Garden Coordinator. These positions will work primarily with elementary in-school programs, but may also work with some after school clubs. The purpose of the program is to leverage gardens and nutrition education to increase students’ consumption of fruits and vegetables and encourage healthy eating.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Program Duties
-Partner with school leaders to develop school-specific goals for the garden
-Lead lesson that integrates the garden into the core, standards-based curriculum

Administrative Duties
-Maintain communication between Fit4Kids staff, school staff, teachers, and volunteers
-Collect and enter data for various program evaluation requirements to ensure program effectiveness

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Overnight House Assistant

Position Summary: The Overnight House Assistant position oversees the daily operations of RMHC – Richmond while adhering to all policies and procedures and supporting the organization’s mission.
Position Responsibilities:
• Work with all the members of the RMHC – Richmond staff to achieve the goal of providing the best possible “Home Away from Home” services for families with children receiving medical care in Richmond.
• Maintain open communication with all RMHC – Richmond Staff
• Handle guest check-in and check-out activities during overnight hours
• Act as a resource person for guests by staying informed about families and their medical situations.
• Light housekeeping including cleaning and resetting rooms after families check out
• Report any bigger needs to the appropriate staff member.
• Greet and advise house volunteers and meal volunteers as needed
• Serve as a consistent overnight staff member every week, as scheduled
• Maintain good public relations with neighbors and community.
• All other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills:
• Prior knowledge of and experience with principles and practices of social services and non-profit agencies.
• Good interpersonal and time management skills.
• Requires effective oral and written communication skills.
• Computer proficiency.
• Have a valid driver’s license.

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Improving Lives, Eating Sandwiches

Join us on February 26th from 4-10 pm at Secret Sandwich Society!

(Happy Hour from 4-7 pm)

A portion of the profits will go directly to project:HOMES & support our comprehensive housing services.

project:HOMES is a local Richmond nonprofit focused on improving the lives & living conditions of Central Virginians in need through critical home repair, improved accessibility & energy efficiency, and constructing high quality affordable homes.

Eat a sandwich, improve a life!

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Housing Programs Project Manager

Basic Function: Responsible for the administration and management of owner-occupied home repair projects.

Responsibilities for Owner-Occupied Home Repair Projects:

1. Perform inspections on client’s homes and identify, document and specify repairs that are necessary and allowable under the program guidelines. Obtain required approvals for proposed work.

2. Procure a general contractor to perform the work in accordance with Project:HOMES’ procurement procedures. Execute contracts for the project, monitor progress, evaluate quality, review and process change orders, certify completion and process and approve payments.

3. Communicate with clients and contractors throughout the project, address concerns and ensure contract compliance.

4. Maintain and complete the project file, update databases and spreadsheets.

5. Adhere to budget and manage resources and workflow effectively to complete projects “on time and within budget”.

6. Maintain assigned vehicle and equipment in accordance with company policy.

7. Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external partners.

8. Communicate with staff and management as appropriate concerning vendor, property, or construction issues.

9. Ensure all activities comply with company policies and values as well as industry standards.

10. Perform other duties as assigned.

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