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Like most non-profit organizations, our Board of Directors plays a critical role in defining vision and acting as the governing body for policy. Additionally, and most importantly, our Board is the pivotal driver behind our fundraising efforts. We are always seeking strategic thinkers to join our Board and continue expanding the impact we have on the Jewish and LA communities. The sense of fulfillment and accomplishment that comes from being a Board member can be seen on the faces of Board members as they beam with pride at our Scholarship event, knowing their individual efforts are paying off in helping serve 1500 children each year.
Our Current Board of Directors as of December 1, 2021. The Board President, Officers, and Board of Directors listed are voting members.
Shoshana Himmel, VP
Jonathan C. Lurie, VP¹
Sandy Sigal, VP¹
Aaron Cohen, Treasurer
Lauren Kurzweil, Secretary
Robert C. Aronoff
Lloyd “Eric” Cotsen
Alyson Mischel Ein
David A. Fenton
Glenn S. Goodstein
Scott R. Isdaner *¹
Mark Kuperstock *
Arnold S. Nelson¹
Brad Rosenberg *¹
Dan Rosenson *¹
Stephen M. Saltzman *¹
Thomas R. Schiff
Michael H. Sendowski¹
John Shane ¹
Lee I. Silver *¹
Gary N. Stern
Karl M. Sussman *¹
David L. Swartz *¹
Robert A. Waldorf *¹
Lewis M. Wallensky
Marshall J. Wax ¹
* Past Board President
¹JBBBSLA & FCBW Board Member
JBBBSLA Inclusion Statement
JBBBSLA actively acknowledges and embraces the richness and full spectrum of the community. It is our commitment to create an environment where all voices will be heard and treated with respect. These standards are expected of our leadership, staff, and volunteers as JBBBSLA builds its diverse constituency with full acceptance, irrespective of gender, gender identity, gender expression, socioeconomic status, level of Jewish observance, race, ethnicity, and/or sexual orientation.
Summary: Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles (JBBBSLA), celebrating over 100 years of service in the greater Los Angeles area, is seeking a full time College Access and Success Program Coordinator to support our College Guidance and Scholarship programs. Under the supervision of the Director of College Access and Success, the Program Coordinator will be a critical team member in growing and supporting these programs.
· Organize data relevant to College Guidance and Scholarship Programs.
· Assist with check-in calls for a caseload of scholars and College Guidance participants.
· Coordinate annual care packages for scholars and high school seniors.
· Assist with coordinating and executing workshops for College Guidance and Student Ambassador Programs.
· Assist with creating, distributing, and evaluating surveys pre and post- program.
· Assist with identifying key contacts at colleges/universities and organizations to support program goals (secure guest speakers, workshop presenters, partnership opportunities, etc.).
· Create and distribute quarterly College Guidance E-Newsletter.
· Coordinate check requests and award disbursements for all scholarships.
· Manage volunteers for MAIN Coach program and College to Career Network.
· Create effective communications and outreach correspondence for project specific mailings.
· Assist in the production of events, including working with outside vendors and organizing production of various elements critical to the event’s success.
· Maintain a log of opportunities for scholars and College Guidance participants (scholarship opportunities, internships, workshops, etc.) that promote college access, college completion, and career readiness.
· Maintain complete and accurate records.
· Other tasks as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills:
· Bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years relevant experience required.
· Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to effectively prioritize and multitask.
· Self-motivated creative thinker who can work both independently and as part of a team.
· Ability to quickly learn several different types of software associated with our programs.
· Proficient computer skills including Windows 10, Microsoft Office Suites, Zoom, and Google Documents.
· Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups.
· Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed for events and workshops.
· Experience working with youth and young adults in areas such as college support, volunteer support, office administration, event planning is a plus.
· Job Type: Full-time
· Pay: $50,000.00 – $55,000.00 per year
JBBBSLA offers a compensation package that includes a competitive salary range commensurate with experience. Generous paid vacation and sick leave plus three additional personal days, paid federal and several Jewish holidays. Employer-paid benefits include 403b retirement plan, vision and dental
insurance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. Other benefits include a generous portion of employee’s medical premium paid, 403b voluntary retirement plan, Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Pet Insurance, Legal and ID insurance and opportunities for learning and professional development. We close early on Fridays in observance of Shabbat creating a 38-hour work week. We enjoy a fun office environment (even on Zoom!) and a fantastic team who are
dedicated to the meaningful work we do.
To Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NO PHONE CALLS; NO EMPLOYMENT OR STAFFING AGENCIES
Position requires candidates to be bilingual (Spanish/English).
Successful applicant is required to work in person, year-round at Camp Bob Waldorf in Glendale, CA. Not a remote position.
Optimize the life-changing power of camp! Our Community Engagement Associate is part of a team that welcomes low-income families into our community by recruiting and then stewarding them through the
application process, assisting with presentations/orientations, monitoring form submission, and managing a variety of office functions. All team members of Camp Bob Waldorf and Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters work together to deliver the highest quality youth programs through the best practices of the industry, in order to provide children the opportunity to achieve their full potential.
1. Work with the camp team to develop and implement a camper recruitment plan. Specifically:
2. Work with the Community Engagement Manager, Associate Director and Camp Director:
3. Serve as the primary coordinator for Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
4. Manage routine office functions
ON A TEAM
The Community Engagement Associate will work closely with all members of the camp department and will be supervised by the Camp Director. The position will also interact with other members of JBBBSLA including staff members of the Development, Finance, College Guidance/Scholarships and Mentoring Programs.
Camp Bob Waldorf/JBBBSLA offers a compensation package that includes a competitive salary range commensurate with experience. Generous paid vacation and sick leave plus three additional personal days, paid federal and all Jewish holidays. Employer-paid benefits include 403b retirement plan, vision and dental insurance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. Other benefits include a generous portion of employee’s medical premium paid, 403b voluntary retirement plan, Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Pet Insurance, Legal and ID insurance and opportunities for learning and professional development. We close early on Fridays in observance of Shabbat creating a 38-hour work week. We enjoy a fun office environment and a fantastic team who are dedicated to the meaningful work we do.
Learn more about our camp community at www.campbobwaldorf.org
How to Apply
Submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Enter Community Engagement Associate in the subject line.
NO PHONE CALLS; NO EMPLOYMENT OR STAFFING AGENCIES
Successful applicant may work some days in-person in the Los Angeles office and some days remotely, year-round (which days TBD). This is not a fully remote position. COVID-19 vaccination is required. Masks are worn in the office per Los Angeles City and County guidelines.
JBBBSLA is seeking an Annual Giving Manager who will play a key role in helping the agency reach its fundraising goals by increasing donor support, attracting new donors, stewarding their gifts and more. Responsibilities include a combination of outward facing donor engagement efforts and inward facing direct mail and donor communications coordination across the team.
The Annual Giving Manager will focus on strategically expanding the organization’s annual and monthly giving programs with the goal of significantly increasing gifts to the organization. The ideal candidate is a dynamic professional skilled in building and managing relationships with a wide range of individuals including donors, prospects, vendors, partners, and more. The new team member should be charismatic, creative, collaborative, organized, and goal-oriented with proven success in fundraising, knowledge of the Los Angeles Jewish community, and a passion for helping underserved youth in Los Angeles of all cultures, backgrounds, faiths and denominations.
· Manage a personal portfolio of approximately 100 current donors and prospects and ensure that timely steps are taken toward cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
· Secure new, renewed, or increased funding from individuals and corporations through face-to-face solicitation, online giving, direct mail campaigns, special events, and proposals.
· Create, coordinate and implement annual giving strategies and solicitations to successfully meet annual fundraising goals.
· Develop and expand our NexGen Program, establishing a pipeline of the next generation of diverse donors.
· Assist with logistics and solicitations for all fundraising events including our annual gala, golf tournament, and Family Fun Day.
· Develop new initiatives to increase fundraising from current and prospective donors.
· Assist with research, gift batching, gift acknowledgements, receipts, and other administrative duties as needed.
· Build and maintain positive relationships with individual donors and other key stakeholders.
· Design and manage a comprehensive direct mail program and online giving strategies. Analyze direct mail/e-mail solicitation results data to refine and increase ROI.
· Establish benchmarks and regular reporting processes to measure results of all fundraising activities.
· Design and implement a strategic program to engage volunteers and alumni matches as donors.
· Performs other duties as assigned.
· Bachelor’s Degree with 3-5 years of fundraising experience and proven track record for securing gifts.
· Ability to collect, organize and analyze data related to donor giving.
· Comprehensive knowledge of gift processing and acknowledgement practices.
· Well versed in direct mail and e-mail solicitation best practices and implementation with strong written communication skills.
· Experience creating innovative, engaging programming for our NexGen program.
· Experience cultivating relationships with donors and board members.
· Strong skills related to Raiser’s Edge or a comparable CRM database.
· Advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Excel required.
· Personal commitment to the mission and values of the organization.
· Experience planning and soliciting for fundraising events.
· Must be organized, strategic and forward thinking with a strong attention to detail.
· Ability to handle multiple projects, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
· Ability to work weekends and evenings as needed.
· Upbeat personality and sense of humor strongly appreciated!
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
JBBBSLA offers a compensation package that includes a competitive salary range commensurate with experience. Generous paid vacation and sick leave plus three additional personal days, paid federal and all Jewish holidays. Employer-paid benefits include 403b retirement plan, vision and dental insurance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. Other benefits include a generous portion of employee’s medical premium paid, 403b voluntary retirement plan, Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Pet Insurance, Legal and ID insurance. We close early on Fridays in observance of Shabbat creating a 38-hour work week. We enjoy a fun office environment (even on Zoom!) and a fantastic team who are dedicated to the meaningful work we do.
To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Reference ANNUAL GIVING MANAGER in the subject line.
NO PHONE CALLS; NO EMPLOYMENT OR STAFFING AGENCIES
· Job Type: Full-time
· Pay: $70,000.00 – $80,000.00 per year
The Foundation for Camp Bob Waldorf was established in 1962 to provide ongoing operational funding for Camp Bob Waldorf. Thanks in part to The Foundation for Camp Bob Waldorf, more than 60,000 underserved children have attended our camp and its existence ensures that the camp will remain open for many generations to come.
The Foundation for Camp Bob Waldorf is a California 501(c)(3) organization (Tax ID 95-6127224) that operates as a restricted endowment fund. The Board approves monthly allocations to cover camp operating expenses, and also raises money to fund camp programs.
Sandy Sigal, VP of the Foundation for Camp Bob Waldorf and former camper
JBBBSLA is proud to share information about our programs and our people through an annual impact statement and a biannual “Snapshot.”