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Job Openings for HandsOn Greater Richmond

  HandsOn Program Coordinator

REPORTS TO:   Director, HandsOn Greater Richmond

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Support volunteer engagement efforts, program outreach and development, and communication and resource development.  This is a full-time, non-exempt position. 


  • Develops and executes all HandsOn volunteer marketing, recruitment, retention, and appreciation strategies.
  • Maintains volunteer email and voicemail inquiries.
  • Runs monthly feedback and attendance reports.
  • Manages communication to volunteers.
  • Assists with fund development efforts.
  • Tracks and records media, document photos, and other operations processes and function as primary backup to HandsOn’s database system.
  • Manages Volunteer Leader program.
    (Community Partners: partnership development, project development, and management; Volunteer Leaders:  recruit, train, and manage volunteer leaders.)
  • Supports donor engagement strategies – logistical and programmatic development of engagement strategies to support donors, families, and individuals with learning and engagement opportunities.
  • Supports large scale corporate and general projects with supply procurement, site preparation, and volunteer leadership.
  • Represents HandsOn at public speaking engagements promoting volunteerism.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree required and a minimum of 4 years relevant work or volunteer leadership experience required; previous leadership experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated desire to address community needs.
  • Ability to take demonstrate flexibility and drive. 
  • Comfortable working independently and with the unknown.
  • Friendly and enthusiastic with our customers (volunteers, community partners, and corporations).
  • Strong project management skills required; attention to detail and strong organizational skills required.
  • Strong computer literacy in Microsoft Office; ability to quickly learn and use new technology and software.
  • Ability to move and lift up to 30 lbs.


The position is eligible for a competitive salary and benefits package.  For consideration, email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to or send to HandsOn, Care Of The Community Foundation, Human Resources, 7501 Boulders View Drive, Suite 110, Richmond, VA 23225 by Friday, January 19, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. No phone calls or agencies, please.


Job Openings for NextUp RVA


NextUp RVA is a fast-paced, innovative, and growing organization which delivers an integrated Out of School Time (OST) system that supports and sustains quality after-school programs for middle school youth in Richmond. At its core, NextUp provides opportunities for youth to continue their learning beyond the school day. NextUp is presently an affiliate of The Community Foundation.

TITLE:  Manager of Development 


REPORTS TO:  Executive Director

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  The Manager of Development implements a strategic approach to fundraising, which includes major gifts from individuals, corporate philanthropy, foundations and government, and strategic partnerships. This position is primarily responsible for donor relations, engagement and communications.  This position will support the Executive Director in staffing the Development Committee and overall fundraising strategies. We anticipate that the Manager of Development, as part of Richmond’s overall development team (full-time staff, external contractors, and volunteer fundraisers), will diversify and grow the current funding portfolio to at least $3.5 million annually by 2020 in order to grow and sustain program services across 5 schools and 1200 youth.



Strategy Development and Implementation

  • Partner with the Executive Director and Development Committee to implement a multi-year fundraising plan, to build revenues from individual donors, foundations, government, businesses and local events
  • Support the development and implementation of an annual event-related fundraising strategy, in partnership with Executive Director and teammates
  • Support the Executive Director and Development Committee in initiating and developing key relationships and stewarding significant, multi-faceted funding partnerships
  • Support the Executive Director in managing a portfolio of 40-50 current and prospective donors through the donor pyramid.



  • Compellingly convey NextUp’s impact on the lives of youth; prepare others to serve as ambassadors of NextUp, including Board members, staff, providers, site staff and tour guides.
  • Produce annual appeals, donor acknowledgement, and reports. Utilize the Every Hour Counts Network, in-kind Board resources and development peers in other Every Hour Count cities as a resource for cross-affiliate prospecting and brainstorming local/national funding opportunities.
  • Produce annual impact report
  • Work with staff, providers, youth, schools and families to deliver messaging that furthers NextUp’s brand in the community, including newsletters, social media, and program materials
  • Support the Executive Director in all communications with donors, partners, and other funders, including drafting and reviewing messaging, coordinating follow-up, and creating and managing the communications calendar


  • Manage all aspects of related external events (such as leadership reception, donor house parties, etc), including scheduling, logistics management, communications, collateral, volunteer management, sponsorships, and staff training
  • Manage all logistics for site visits, tours, and events that showcase the program for current and prospective donors
  • Coordinate with Executive Director and other staff to ensure appropriate follow-up communications after events, including drafting communications when appropriate

Internal Management

  • Use the donor database to track all donor and prospect data, communication tracking, and reporting. Partner with Finance Officer and Executive Assistant to ensure monthly revenue reports are timely and accurate.
  • Lead efforts on individual donor prospecting and research
  • Keep all materials and external profiles up to date with current organizational information

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.



  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree and an ongoing demonstrated dedication to professional development, CFRE preferred
  • Development/Fundraising: Minimum two years successful experience in fundraising, soliciting major gifts from individuals and corporations.  Fundraising experience in Education/Youth development background a plus. Adheres to the highest ethical standards in fundraising.
  • Project leadership: Experience in planning, leading and managing development projects, including coordinating with peers to achieve desired outcomes, attention to detail, and tracking and reporting on progress to Executive Director and board of managers and in the development database
  • Entrepreneurial spirit: Takes initiative, ability to manage multiple activities and deadlines while maintaining a focus on quality, and actively seeks to deepen current donor relationships and to forge new ones
  • Communications: Skilled in creating powerful, compelling written and oral communications for fundraising, strong writing skills, with the ability to produce and edit work appropriate for external audiences with little oversight
  • Passion for youth issues and out of school time and/or education: Believes in the value of each and every child and the importance of community collaboration to help youth thrive
  • Influencing: Gets others to accept ideas by using convincing arguments, creates a win-win situation and responds appropriately to key stakeholders
  • Collaboration: Effective at working with others to reach common goals and objectives
  • Relationship building: Skilled at establishing and cultivating strong relationships with peers, investors, board of directors and others
  • Culture: Delights in an authentic, energetic, growing and fast-paced nonprofit organization, Proven ability to take initiative, exercise sound judgment, follow-through on commitments, and work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Technology: Strong computer literacy in Microsoft Office required (specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and development software


This position is eligible for benefits and participation in the 403(b) plan.  For consideration, resume and cover letter with salary requirements to The Community Foundation, Attention: Human Resources, 7501 Boulders View Drive, Suite 110, Richmond, VA 23225 or email documents to  No phone calls or agencies, please.