Partner Job Openings
- Family Support Worker (Two Positions: Leon and Gadsden) - Brehon Family Services
- Executive Director - Legal Aid Foundation of Tallahassee
- Director of Workforce Programs - Goodwill Big Bend
- Director of Community Relations - Second Harvest of the Big Bend
FT position in Gadsden Co. and FT position in Leon Co. to provide in-home parent education and support. Required:minimum of a high school diploma (or equivalent) and 1 year experience working with diverse families and children in the social services field. Need strong interpersonal skills, knowledge of child growth and development, parent-child relationships, community resources, and ability to relate to diverse populations. Good writing and organizational skills a must. Bi-lingual (Spanish) a plus. Must have reliable transportation and proof of valid Florida driver’s license and pass FDLE background screening. $20,800/year + benefits. ADA/EEO. Send resume to PO Box 7643, Tallahassee FL 32314 or fax to 850 656-7127. Open until filled.
Responsible for the overall function and leadership of the Legal Aid Foundation of Tallahassee (LAF) office, its client services, fundraising efforts, event planning and coordination, and interactions with the Tallahassee Bar Association and other legal and nonprofit associations within the community.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
- Supervises all LAF staff in their efforts to assist, refer, schedule, advise, and follow up with clients, potential clients, and volunteer attorneys. Responsible for all new or ongoing training for staff as well as the maintenance and updating of policies and procedures. Can perform all duties and serves as a backup for all positions.
- Works closely with the Pro Bono Coordinator to coordinate and recruit a panel of current and potential volunteer attorneys to take cases.
- Creates, maintains and updates reports on services rendered and statistics on clients served.
- Responsible for all grant writing and reporting to established funding sources, including the City of Tallahassee, the Community Human Services Partnership (City and County), United Way of the Big Bend, Leon County, and the Florida Bar Foundation as well as seeking new grant sources and timely submitting required documents.
- Coordinates, plans, and participates in community outreach events hosted or co-hosted by LAF.
- Initiates the establishment of new potential fundraising events.
- Oversees bookkeeping functions, including monitoring and creating budgets and financial statements.
- Coordinates and administers the Pro Bono Program (including the Thunderdome Tallahassee training program), Promise Zone Pro Bono Legal Services Program, and Legal Guardian ad Litem Program.
- Works with LAF staff to maintain the accuracy and integrity of all case management and data collection reporting systems.
- Organizes and staffs the Board of Director meetings, providing reports on all current and relevant aspects of job responsibilities, upcoming events, client statistics, and LAF needs.
- Represents LAF at civic and community functions to enhance its image and develop new relationships and potential donors and volunteers.
- Two year Associate’s Degree (relevant experience may substitute for education requirement)
- Experience in a non-profit leadership role
- Fundraising background
- Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a business or legal field.
- Demonstrated track record of securing major gifts.
- Substantial management experience in a legally oriented organization.
- Community connections and memberships.
- J.D. or other legal degree and/or experience in the local legal community.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) Required
- Excellent attention to details
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Experience with the creation of presentations
- Ability to build new relationships and shepherd existing financial supporters
- Excellent written and oral communications skills
- Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple responsibilities in a timely fashion
- Public speaking skills
- Event coordination and planning abilities
- Ability to apply initiative and work with little supervision
- The ability to exercise sound and reasonable judgment
- Must be able to sit for long periods.
- Regular contact with existing and prospective donors, volunteers, and supporters.
- Occasional travel for job-related meetings and events.
The Legal Aid Foundation of Tallahassee promotes an equal opportunity workplace, which includes reasonable accommodations of otherwise qualified disabled applicants and employees. Please contact the Board of Directors with questions regarding the physical demands of this position.
- Lifting/carrying up to 10 lbs.
- Manual dexterity for computer work.
- Speaking, hearing and vision are essential to performing job functions accurately.
The expected salary range is $50-000 - $60,000, negotiable based on experience.
Goodwill Industries – Big Bend is headquartered in the beautiful college town of Tallahassee and in close proximity to the white beaches of Florida’s Gulf Coast. Tallahassee is home to Florida State University, ranked the nation's thirty-third best public university by U.S. News & World Report. It is also home to Florida A&M University, the fifth-largest historically black university by total enrollment. As the capital, Tallahassee is the site of the Florida State Capitol, Supreme Court of Florida, Florida Governor's Mansion, and nearly 30 state agency headquarters.
Goodwill Industries – Big Bend serves a 22 county territory in South Georgia and the Panhandle of Florida. Through 25 retail stores, two retail outlets, 13 donation centers, nine Career Centers, 11 apartment complexes, two car washes and a modern, state of art Preschool Center we employ nearly 900 team members and serve over 10,000 individuals yearly - 3,500 of which within workforce development services.
We have been CARF accredited since 1978 - the last survey having zero recommendations and including a commendation. We fund programs through a heavy retail funding stream along with Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Medicaid Waiver, Ticket to Work, fee for service and SNAP E&T. We provide world-class workforce development services across the panhandle that put over 800 people to work last year.
We are now seeking an outstanding leader with exceptional track record of vocational rehabilitation and workforce development results to help us build on our successes and drive our future growth. See full Job Description.
The Director of Community Relations is responsible for the recruitment, training, and retention of volunteers for all facets of operations. Responsible for providing information to the community through tabling events, public outreach, websites and social networking sites.
You will uphold our mission: Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope.
- Serve as the liaison to our PR firm on social media, press releases, media events, etc.
- Write Opinion Editorials, Blog posts, and other content that promotes Second Harvest.
- Oversee content development on website.
- Establish/maintain relationships with local businesses and organizations as a means to promote Second Harvest to the community.
- Coordinate ASHBB’s non-fundraising events
- Manage food drive registrations
- Recruit volunteers, via speaking at group events, presenting to local businesses and organizations.
- Manages the volunteer database, including hours and reports.
- Conduct volunteer orientations and trainings.
- Collaborate with ASHBB’s Operations team on volunteer tasks
- Recruit and train volunteer receptionists so that ASHBB has full front desk coverage during business hours. The Director is responsible for ensuring the reception desk has coverage.
- Collaborate with ASHBB’s Programs team on volunteer tasks for Backpacks, CSFP, etc.
- Flexible hours that may include one or two Saturdays per month and occasional evenings.
- Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications (knowledge, skills, abilities, competencies)
- Bachelors Degree in Public Relations or related field (preferred)
- Three to five years of Marketing and Public Relations experience
- Computer proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
- Pleasant, courteous, and professional demeanor.
- Able to work independently while part of a small team environment.
- Ability to manage time and multiple projects.
- Ability to organize and prioritize work and tasks.
- Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear and professional manner with donors, staff and other community members.
Compensation and Benefits
Compensation commensurate with experience, salary range not to exceed $49,000 to $53,000. Health, Dental and Life insurance are employer paid. We offer paid holidays and leave.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop; kneel, crouch, and taste or smell. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust and focus.
The work environment described here is representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.