Contact: Tony Morelli at email@example.com. No phone calls please.
Hours: 30 Hours per week
Reports to: Directors of Off-Site and On-Site Programs
Summary: This is a 30 hour per week, year-long position with responsibilities in both Off-Site and On-Site Programs at Peter’s Place. The position reports to both Program Directors. General responsibilities include facilitating peer support groups for grieving children in area schools and at the Peter’s Place location, and other duties associated with the implementation of those programs as described below. 20 Hours per week is devoted to Off-Site Programs, and 10 hours are devoted to On-Site. Due to the cyclical and seasonal nature of the work at Peter’s Place, some flexibility around duties and the allocation of hours is expected, especially in the summer months.
Facilitate in-school support groups for grieving children ages 4 through 18 as assigned by the Director of Off-Site Programs and employing the Peter’s Place child-centered model of peer support.
Utilize existing program materials and assist Director of Off-Site Services to develop new materials as needed based on target audience.
Assist Director of Off-Site Programs to develop marketing materials and to employ strategies to market Off-Site programs – especially targeting schools, counseling centers, social service agencies, and other groups that Peter’s Place has not previously served.
Meet goals as set collaboratively with Director of Off-Site Programs.
Meet with Director of Off-Site Programs for regular weekly clinical and task supervision (c. 45-60 minutes per week)
On-Site Groups (10 Hrs)
Facilitate peer support groups 2 nights a week for grieving children and adults as assigned by the Director of On-Site Programs and employing the Peter’s Place child-centered model of peer support.
Plan age-appropriate grief related activity and administer in cooperation with team of facilitators.
Facilitate and support teams of Volunteer Facilitators in the Peter’s Place model of grief support as well as the On-Site Program Policies and Procedures during pre-group and post-group.
Assist as the staff representative in the absence of the Director of On-Site programs.
Complete and submit attendance record to Program Director at the end of each group meeting.
Meet with Director of On-Site Programs for regular clinical and task supervision.
Meet goals as set collaboratively with Director of Off-Site Programs.
As time allows, other duties may include conducting new family intakes, responding to inquiries for new participants, and assisting with training.
Complete time sheets bi-weekly
Maintain accurate records for groups and for mileage and expenses
Attend regular supervision meetings with supervisors
Attend Staff Meetings, as schedule permits, at discretion of supervisors
Attend Facilitator in-service trainings
Maintain data and prepare reports
Masters Degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field.
At least one year of experience working in the field of bereavement and/or excellent working knowledge of key issues for bereaved children and adults and current literature on the topic.
Experience working with children and necessary counseling/clinical skills to administer effective bereavement support services.
Strong communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively and respectfully with diverse audiences.
Cultural competency with children and adults of varying races, classes, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, and socioeconomic, cultural, and spiritual backgrounds.
Strong organizational and record keeping abilities.
Willingness to support and advance the philosophy, mission, values, and purpose of Peter’s Place.
Must have car and be willing to travel locally (Delaware, Chester and Philadelphia counties).
While schedule is somewhat flexible, must be available during hours when programs and supervision can conveniently be scheduled and delivered (roughly 8:00am to 4:00pm)
Basic capacity for utilizing Word, Excel, Internet, and email.
2 Director of Development & Communications
Contact: Catsy Pemberton at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Hours: Full Time
Reports to: Executive Director
Salary: Commensurate with Level of Experience
Position Description: The Director of Development & Communications will report to the Executive Director (ED) and is responsible for the development, implementation and execution of the organization’s fundraising and communication efforts. The individual in this key role will work closely with the ED, grant consultant and key Board members. He or She will lead the efforts in the design and implementation of a comprehensive and strategic development program including major and planned gift donor development, grant writing, special events management and special campaigns.
Work with the ED and the Development and Marketing committee in the creation and implementation of the revenue strategy to achieve revenue objectives.
In conjunction with the ED and in consultation with the Board, create a written, diversified, metrics-driven development plan with clearly defined goals, objectives, timelines, and assignment of responsibilities. Create an annual development calendar of activities.
Work with ED to develop the development and marketing budget to support the yearly plan.
Personally identify, cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio of potential leadership and major gift donors including individual donors and family foundations, corporations, and foundation grant writing.
In conjunction with the ED and the Board, develop relationships with community leadership with focus on building collaborative relationships that support Peter’s Place’s mission and opportunities to engage with surrounding communities.
Create and implement a strategic communication plan including brochures, newsletters, direct mail, advertising, website content, e-blasts, seminars, and events to raise funds and awareness.
Serve as a key liaison in arranging for speaking and media opportunities for the ED and also serve as a spokesperson for the organization as needed.
Engage in networking opportunities in the community that will create greater awareness of Peter’s Place and increase its reputation in the community.
Position Specifications – Key Attributes
Demonstrated leadership and relationship building skills and ability to work well with diverse groups including donors, fundraising volunteers, Board, and staff.
Strong appreciation, comfort and sensitivity to mission of Peter’s Place.
Participate in organizational strategic planning with the ED, Board, and key staff and volunteers to develop new programs.
Bachelor’s Degree, or higher, in a related field
At least 5 years fundraising experience
Excellent verbal communication skills and clear, persuasive writing abilities
Proven track record of achieving revenue targets
Desire to join a collegial, passionate community, with understanding of the culture of a small non-profit team environment
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and familiarity with fundraising databases
Familiarity with human/ social services environment and region’s agencies also a plus