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Sr. Manager of Community Partnerships

Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Type Full-timeDescriptionJOB TITLE: Sr. Manager of Community PartnershipsREPORTS TO: Director of Grants & ContractsSTATUS STATUS: Full-Time, 40 hrs/wk, ExemptCELL PHONE: Reimbursement DRIVER POSITION: Yes [See note below]SALARY RANGE: $70,000 - $75,000ABOUT US:Safe Place for Youth (SPY) is the leading service provider for youth experiencing or at-risk of homelessness in West Los Angeles. Founded in 2011, our agency offers trauma-informed, low barrier programs that support young people in exiting the streets and achieving stability so that they can thrive, not just survive. Our robust continuum of care includes street outreach, drop-in services, health and wellness programming, case management, education and employment services, and housing programs. SPY is a unique social impact agency that is committed to overcoming structural barriers to equity, community collaboration, and innovative youth-focused programming. If you have the skills, passion and collaborative spirit, join our growing team of over 80 employees.SPY strives to attract and develop individuals who reflect a broad spectrum of diversity, including (but by no means limited to) racial, ethnic, gender identity and socioeconomic dimensions. We believe that inclusion of diverse perspectives is essential to achieving long-term, systemic change. We explicitly seek applications from those who self-identify as coming from historically marginalized populations to enrich and elevate our equity-centered approach to problem-solving.ABOUT THE ROLE:The Community Partnerships Manager will manage the DMH Innovation 2 grant and related subcontractor partnerships, and serve as a relationship builder in the community, cultivating new partnerships and stewarding existing partnerships, to support programs, development and volunteerism. The role is also responsible for overseeing the coordination of community partnership activities for SPY by gaining access to publicity, grant funding, social enterprise partnerships and corporate sponsors, along with other opportunities. This individual will be responsible for achieving specific revenue goals, engaging new groups and corporations, implementing new strategies to increase revenue, coordinating with external markets, and increasing support for fundraising campaigns.WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Ensure the DMH Innovation 2 grant is fully executed, including quality assurance of all data, and ensuring all benchmarks are met
  • Manage DMH subcontracts, building subcontractor relationships, monitoring deliverables and payments to subcontractors, including ensuring that spending is on target
  • Creation of MOUs to formalize partnerships
  • Serve as a liaison to DMH and participate in funder convenings
  • Manage Innovations budget associated with the DMH contract and approve charges and invoices
  • Partner with Program Directors to ensure that the Community Ambassador Network staff are meeting contract requirements
  • Communicate and integrate funder policies and requirements to ensure effective program implementation and operation
  • Conduct partner outreach to share about SPY's programs and services and represent SPY at community events and collaboratives
  • Conduct presentations to engage partners, donors, and volunteers at community convenings such as for faith based, social, and professional groups
  • Evaluate existing partnerships for fit and impact; develop new partnerships aligned with strategic goals
  • Build partnerships to support in-kind donations
  • Participation in recruitment, retention and assignment of SPY volunteers
  • Promote ongoing and annual fundraising campaigns
  • Establish long-term relationships with private sector influencers and donors in the community to build new partnerships and funding opportunities
  • Ensure accurate, detailed, up-to-date information about projects is provided for volunteers and staff, and as appropriate, corporate engagement opportunities
  • Support the transition of volunteers into organizational donors
  • Collect and manage feedback from all parties involved in volunteer activities, including volunteers, staff, and community members through written reports, testimonials, and verbal comments
  • Create and manage all aspects of in-house community engagement events including outreach, marketing, budgeting, production, and acknowledgement. This will include implementing new strategies that will streamline community engagement goals while generating revenue
  • Other duties as assigned to support the mission of the organization RequirementsWHAT YOU'LL NEED:
    • Commitment to and passion for the mission, vision, values and culture of SPY
    • Contract and budget management experience required
    • Experience managing government grants strongly preferred
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to serve as an ambassador representing the agency in the community
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
    • Experience in nonprofit development, community outreach and/or volunteer management preferred
    • Manage multiple tasks and timelines simultaneously
    • Ability to integrate a complex organization with a highly creative and innovative environment
    • Highly motivated self-starter, with proven ability to develop creative solutions
    • Project a professional demeanor
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work both individually and as part of a team
    • Great attitude and people skills
      • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
      • Changes in the environment, such as the office or outdoors or in the community
      • Physical effort/lifting, such as sedentary- up to 15-20 pounds at timesSPECIAL CONDITIONS:Mandated Reporting Requirements: The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements: In an effort to stem the significant increase in COVID-19 positive tests as a result of the Delta variant, the State Health Officer has issued an order, which went into effect on August 9, 2021, requiring paid and unpaid workers of homeless services organizations to provide proof of vaccination and/or booster (if eligible for the booster shot) or participate in weekly COVID-19 testing if still not fully vaccinated. Please send proof of vaccination to HR@safeplaceforyouth.org. Failure to provide proof of vaccination will require the candidate to produce a negative test result within 72 hours of their first day of employment and commit to weekly testing. To request a reasonable accommodation or exemption, contact HR at HR@safeplaceforyouth.org. Please be mindful that these accommodations are limited in nature.Driver Positions:Applicants are required to provide a copy of their driving record from the Department of Motor Vehicles, along with a copy of their valid driver's license and proof of insurance. Job offers are contingent upon a satisfactory driving record. Examples of an unsatisfactory driving record include:
        • ? Suspended or revoked license
        • ? Three or more moving violations in the past 36 months
        • ? Any violations, including drugs, alcohol, controlled substances, within the past 24 months
        • ? Reckless driving, including hit and runs, within the past 24 months
        • ? At fault accidents, resulting in fatality or serious injury, within the past 5 yearsThe motor vehicle record will need to include a review of all states listed on the individual's employment application and resume. See instructions on obtaining your driving record below: https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/customer-service/request-vehicle-or-driver-records/online-driver-record-request/ For driver positions, driving is an essential job function and cannot be reasonably accommodated, employment may be discontinued. NOTE: All staff members will be considered introductory employees for the first three months of employment and will not be considered regular employees until the conclusion of this period. SPY reserves the right to extend an employee's introductory period. In no way does the expiration of this introductory period change the fact that all employees are at-will. It is the supervisor's responsibility to orient the employee and to communicate the expectations of the supervisor and SPY, as well as to evaluate whether the employee has the necessary level of skill, job knowledge, motivation, and attitude to become a regular member of the SPY staff. New employees are also encouraged to seek guidance and assistance during this period. Employees who fail to demonstrate the expected commitment, performance and attitude may be terminated at any time during the introductory period. However, completion of the introductory period does not change or alter the "at-will" employment status. Employees continue to have the right to terminate their employment/business relationship at any time, with or without cause or notice, and SPY has the same right. The organization, in its sole discretion, may change the job duties, responsibilities and assignments of any position, at any time.BENEFITS & PERKS:Safe Place for Youth offers a competitive benefit package including comprehensive health coverage, 403b with agency contribution, and vacation/sick time. We also offer unique perks including weekly meditation/mindfulness and professional development opportunities that are tailored to your individual career growth. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. Safe Place for Youth does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status under federal, state, or local law. Safe Place for Youth is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In addition, the organization will consider employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring. Please include references in your application.

Keywords: SAFE PLACE FOR YOUTH, Los Angeles , Sr. Manager of Community Partnerships, Executive , Los Angeles, California

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