Job Openings (2 Available)


Instructional Designer – Internship

GROW is looking for a student in the Instructional Design field to design and develop learning and practice experiences. The goal is to facilitate learners in acquiring knowledge, skills, and competencies in an effective and appealing manner.

Objectives:

  • Creating engaging learning activities and compelling course content
  • Working with subject matter experts and identifying the target audience’s training needs
  • Applying tested instructional design theories, practices, and methods

Responsibilities:

  • Create engaging learning activities and compelling content that enhances retention
  • Work with subject matter experts and identify target audience’s training needs
  • Determine instructional and end goals and create content that corresponds with them
  • Visualize instructional graphics, the user interface, and the finished product
  • Conduct instructional research and analysis on learners and contexts
  • Apply tested instructional design theories, practices, and methods
  • Provide exercises and activities that enhance the learning process
  • Create supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, games, etc.)
  • Decide on the criteria used to judge learner’s performance and develop assessment instruments
  • Maintain project documentation and course folders

Requirements:

  • Coursework in instructional design and instructional technology
  • Knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models
  • Lesson and curriculum planning skills
  • Basic HTML and Flash programming knowledge
  • Ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio scripts/video scripts
  • Pursuing a BS or MA degree in instructional design, educational technology, or similar.

 

To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to GROW at info2@growbusiness.org.

 

Coordinator of Fund Development and Volunteer Support

GROW is seeking a qualified Fund development specialist with a strong background in special events and volunteer support.  Responsible for the execution and oversight of core annual fund strategies, including but not limited to corporate sponsorships, annual campaigns, and appeals, fundraising events, individual gift solicitation, grant research and writing and volunteer recruitment/retention.  Qualified candidates must be adaptable to working in a constantly changing environment as well as embrace diversity and inclusion. This position requires a high level of organizational skills and the ability to be self-directed. The candidate will be accountable under the supervision of the CEO for successfully implementing the organization’s strategic plan in the area of fund development and volunteer support.

Key Responsibilities:

Fund Development:

  • Assist in developing and implementing an overall fund development strategy
  • Conducts or reviews research on prospective donors; develops and recommends approach strategy including setting dollar and/or participation goals
  • Meet with current and prospective donors on a continual basis, sharing the need and making the ask
  • Responsible for securing new sponsors and income, executing fundraising programs and events, developing relationships
  • Oversee timely acknowledgment of gifts
  • Build fundraising opportunities through various business development techniques including prospecting, target follow up and new lead generation
  • Participate in all fundraising events as requested, provide leadership when needed
  • Engage the Board of Directors and volunteer leaders to generate support for all organizational fundraising initiatives

Volunteer Coordinator:

  • Utilizes CRM platform to further moves management strategies in an effort to develop a continuum of engagement for volunteers and donors
  • Interview potential volunteers to assess skill sets with needs of organization
  • Onboard volunteers for successful orientation
  • Identify, lead and coordinate assignments that provide meaningful experiences for volunteers; write position descriptions in consultation with appropriate staff as needed
  • Coordinate and support volunteers for Young Professionals Group

Additional Duties:

  • Works closely with donors and volunteers to develop plans, set and monitor goals, monitor activities, identify and correct problems
  • Create, run and analyze reports for the CRM database as necessary
  • Maintain existing and build new sponsor and volunteer relationships through effective communication
  • Actively recruit diverse individuals from the community, corporate affinity groups, other nonprofits, corporations, etc. for volunteer and donor opportunities
  • Perform other duties or special projects as needed

 

Download the full Coordinator of Fund Development and Volunteer Support job description.