Friends of the Children - New York | Careers

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Friends of the Children–New York is committed to our community, equal employment opportunity and diversity in our workplace.

Outreach, Intake, and Alumni Program Manager

The Outreach, Intake, and Alumni Program Manager is an important part of our program and the Ideal candidate will play a vital role in conducting community and city-wide outreach to identify and enroll eligible youth from our target communities including foster care, criminal justice, schools, and other community partners. This position will also manage our growing alumni network and design and implement programs to engage and sustain relationships.

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer

The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer will lead the monitoring and evaluation of our youth engagement with the program using informed indicators to report on weekly to monthly changes and outcomes including analyzing gaps and reporting on changes to inform our national outcome analysis. The Officer is responsible for all aspects of M&E or research projects, including (1) the design of an M&E or research plan; (2) implementing methodology; (3) data collection and analysis; and (4) communication of findings.

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Professional Mentor

A Friend works intensively with eight to ten youth. We are seeking a mentor for our Childhood program (Pre-Kindergarten to 6th Grade) or Adolescent program (6th Grade to 12th Grade) to serve as a positive adult role model to eight elementary children or ten adolescents and develop loving, caring, and sustained relationships with each child. For each child, a Friend will set positive expectations; nurture and promote each child’s strength, talents, and abilities; help ensure physical and emotional well-being; teach life and academic skills; provide enrichment activities; and model responsible behavior. A Friend will fully document activities and participate in ongoing evaluation processes, including fulfilling other required administrative tasks. Friends will work primarily one-on-one with their children. A Friend must know, understand, honor, and support the organization’s mission, vision, values, and principles, and be able to clearly articulate the organization’s function.

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Grant Writer

Friends New York is seeking a dedicated and skilled Grant Writer to join our Development team, who will be instrumental in securing funding to support our mission. This role involves identifying grant opportunities, writing compelling grant proposals, and managing the lifecycle of awarded grants. The ideal candidate will have a strong track record of writing successful grant applications, a deep understanding of the challenges faced by the communities we serve, and a passion for making a long-term impact on the lives of children and families we serve.

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