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Bread & Roses Community Fund Seeks Project Manager

Do you want to help grassroots community groups get the funding they need to create real change in the Philadelphia region? Can you discuss the nuances of racism, classism, and community organizing in ways that are easily understood? Are you a strong project manager with impeccable attention to detail?  Are you known for inspiring and motivating volunteers? Are you a strong facilitator who loves working with groups?

Bread & Roses Community Fund supports grassroots community groups leading movements for real change in the Philadelphia region. A partnership of donors and activists, Bread & Roses has distributed more than $10 million dollars in grants and provided thousands of hours of leadership development and technical assistance to hundreds of community groups since its founding in 1977. With a focus on racial and economic justice, our grants go to local groups working for good schools, fewer prisons, better jobs, a safe environment, quality healthcare and more.

The Giving Project, Bread & Roses’ newest program, is an innovative model for building community and moving money to grassroots organizing in the Philadelphia region. The Giving Project brings together a cross-class, cross-race, intergenerational group of 16 to 20 people who commit to a six month process of shared learning, fundraising and grantmaking.

The project manager is a new position at Bread & Roses. This person will report to the director of programs and will be responsible for recruiting for, managing, and facilitating the Giving Project.

Key responsibilities

  • Recruit Giving Project participants with attention to building groups that are cross-race, cross-class, and intergenerational.
  • Co-facilitate all Giving Project meetings with the director of programs.
  • Provide one-on-one coaching and ongoing support of Giving Project members in their fundraising.
  • Coordinate logistics for each Giving Project meeting.
  • Manage all data related to Giving Project participants and their fundraising efforts.
  • Coordinate grantmaking processes for the Giving Project.
  • Must be willing to work frequent evenings and weekends.

Skills and experience

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly connect and build relationships with people from a variety of backgrounds
  • Strong active listening skills
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice.

Bread & Roses is committed to affirmative action and strongly encourages people of color, women, LGBTQ, elderly and disabled candidates to apply.

Compensation

Salary range is $40,000 to $45,000 based on experience and includes a generous benefits package.

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to Bread & Roses Community Fund, 1315 Walnut St., Suite 1300, Philadelphia, PA 19107 or email jobs@breadrosesfund.org. No phone calls please. The application deadline is Wednesday, May 31, 2017 with hopes to fill the position by August 1, 2017. We appreciate all applicants, but please be advised that we can only respond to those best qualified for the position.

http://breadrosesfund.org/projectmanager/

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