MS Career Opportunities

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Administrative Assistant

MS Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy

To provide a wide range of administrative and clerical services to support the mission, goals, and activities of The Mississippi Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy, particularly focused on effective implementation and sustainability of the Policy Unit.

Vice President of Resource Development & Marketing

United Way of the Capital Area

The Vice President of Resource Development and Marketing reports to the President & CEO and is responsible for providing strong, innovative and collaborative leadership in developing and maintaining financial resources, including the workplace campaign and specific development programs. This person also serves as the lead staff for strategic volunteer committees and external communications.

This position will have primary responsibility to manage the infrastructure needed to sustain and grow our budget through corporate partners, corporate engagement, workplace giving, major and transformational gifts, annual giving, corporate and foundation relations, grants, planned giving, affinity groups, sponsorships and capital gifts. Additionally, this position will expand and diversify United Way of the Capital Area’s donor base/pipeline and work closely with other team members to secure funding for new initiatives. This position will work closely with the Board of Directors and support board members as they take on a more active fundraising role.

Director - Social Science Research Center

Mississippi State University

The Director of the Social Science Research Center (SSRC) has administrative and leadership responsibility for the development and conduct of social science research at the university level and has the obligation and responsibility to oversee and execute the mission of the SSRC.

Assistant Director of Community Engagement - Community Partnerships
University of Mississippi

Our Assistant Director (AD) for Community Partnerships will manage a portfolio of more than 60 community agencies based in the Lafayette-Oxford-University Community.  These partnerships have been established through our Issue Area Roundtables, twice monthly Community-University Collaborative Calls, our Community Chats series, and trainings for partners like our Community University Partnership Series (CUPS) launched last summer.  Our office has hired 7 undergraduate issue area coordinators to work with our local community agencies, particularly as we implement GivePulse on our campus, and the AD for Community Partnerships will manage this diverse team of students for the 2021 – 2022 academic year. Additionally, the AD for Community Partnerships will manage and oversee a graduate assistant for community partnerships. In the Fall of 2021, we will establish a Bonner Program at UM as well a Community Engaged Leadership Minor Program. These two programs will provide excellent opportunity to sustain and deepen meaningful partnerships with community-based organizations with students at the center of this work.

President and CEO
Refill Cafe

The mission of the Refill Jackson Initiative (RJI) is to empower young adults who are seeking an improved quality of life, through tailored support and job training. In pursuit of this mission, RJI teaches our young adults soft and technical skills in a traditional classroom setting and on-the-job training.

POSITION SUMMARY
The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for managing and ensuring the effective implementation of RJI’s workforce training program so as to achieve defined results. The President/CEO actively leads the management team consisting of the Vice President of Education and Training, Vice President of Social Services, and the Manager of Operations. Other key duties include strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, fundraising/grant management, and representing the program to external audiences and stakeholders.

Mississippi Kids Count/Education Outreach Coordinator

The Children’s Foundation of Mississippi (CFM), an independent operating foundation, focuses on improved outcomes on behalf of Mississippi’s children and families through systems and policy work.

We are seeking a part-time position (.60 FTE) to serve as the Mississippi KIDS COUNT Coordinator/Education Outreach Coordinator.  This coordinator will be responsible for planning, implementing and, evaluating the KIDS COUNT work in Mississippi while expanding the reach of the CFM on the county level.

Get2College Assistant Director and Counselor - North MS Center

Woodward Hines Education Foundation (WWEF)

Job Purpose:  The Assistant Director and College Counselor provides counseling, advisement, and general college planning information to Get2College Center visitors, clients, students, parents, and educators.  The Assistant Director also presents activities and information related to career development, skills assessment, college selection, and financial aid. This position supports the outreach team providing workshops related to college planning for students their families and educators.  In addition, this position supports statewide FAFSA completion efforts.

For more information or for directing letters of interest, please contact T.J. Walker, Director of the North MS Get2College Center at tjwalker@get2college.org.

Program Officer - Home Region (AR/MS Delta Region)

Walton Family Foundation

The Walton Family Foundation (WFF) is seeking a skilled, highly motivated and entrepreneurial
individual to join the foundation as a Program Officer – Home Region (based in the AR./ MS.
Delta). The position calls for a solid understanding of the Arkansas / Mississippi Delta
geographies and WFF grantees. The foundation seeks to recruit individuals with a demonstrated
commitment to an inclusive quality of life, superior interpersonal and communication skills, a
respectful but analytical approach to the work of grantees and partners, and a proven ability to
work effectively as part of a team.

Office Manager/Administrative Assistant to Admin Team

The Good Samaritan Center

This is a full-time position (min. 40 hours/week), normally within the confines of our office hours (8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday-Friday)

Looking for someone who can:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of our main office, managing support staff and making sure that the office  runs efficiently and that employees have what they need to be productive, motivated and successful.
  • Create an environment that is organized, clean, safe and welcoming.

Warehouse Team Leader (Food Distribution Focus)

The Good Samaritan Center

This is a part-time position between 35-38 hours, in addition to extended hours for special events.

Looking for someone who can:

Assist families and individuals in emergency situations by making sure that there are adequate material resources (food, personal care items, and house cleaning items), that these resources are properly stored, sorted, sized, and stocked (in the appropriate areas), and that these resources are properly packed, and transported to aid in the assistance of eligible clients.

Community Social Worker

Springboard to Opportunities

Springboard To Opportunities is a rapidly growing 501©3 organization that connects families living in affordable housing with resources and programs to help with advancement in school, work, and life.

The Community Social Worker position will provide supportive services and access to opportunities needed to help the individuals in
affordable housing actualize their dreams in life, school, and work. The successful candidate must have a deep
desire to work with people and create sustainable change. Having a deep understanding of how to provide
individual and/or group support to families that have experienced sustained challenges due to the traumatizing
impact of poverty is critical.

Director of Advancement

Sunnybrook Children's Home

Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Director of Advancement (DA), serves as a key leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting Sunnybrook. In partnership with the ED and the fundraising team, this position is responsible for all fundraising and development activities. The DA will help to create our annual development plan, and act as the primary implementer of this plan. The DA will design and implement a comprehensive strategy for developing key external alliances by cultivating individual and philanthropic support. It is expected that the amount raised by Sunnybrook will increase in future years as the DA systematically and effectively strengthens the organization's overall fundraising capacity.

Executive Director

LOU HOME, Inc.

LOU-HOME, Inc. is seeking an experienced and visionary inaugural Executive Director. Located in Oxford, MS, the organization is a non-profit serving primarily Lafayette and adjacent counties. Our mission is to increase the availability and affordability of quality homes for qualified buyers and renters who cannot find affordable homes within the local community. Our mission includes education and, as a HUD-approved Housing Counseling Agency, we offer education and support to homeowners, prospective homeowners and renters.