Employment Opportunity: Associate Director (50% time) June 21, 2012Posted by ebmc in Community SKILL SHARE, Jobs Available.
OneLife Institute for Spirituality & Social Transformation
Employment Opportunity: Associate Director (50% time)
Listed 6.20.12 / Available immediately / Open until filled
➢ About OneLife Institute
Founded in 2004, OneLife Institute is an Oakland-based nonprofit interfaith organization working at the intersection of spirituality and social action. We support and empower individuals and groups in personal healing and the creation of a more just, compassionate, and sustainable world.
We believe that spirituality and social activism are complementary and synergistic. Spiritual experience can motivate and sustain activism, offering replenishment in the face of burnout and fostering integrity, compassion, vision, and hope. Activism provides a context for spiritual practice, transforming our selves as we work to transform our world.
OneLife nourishes the resilience of activists, organizers, caregivers, educators, artists, and others working to lift up our communities. We are particularly committed to serving those who live under the significant stress of poverty, violence and oppression. In all that we do there is the common thread of concern for peace and justice, interfaith and multiracial community building, a holistic approach to healing and growth, and the incorporation of the creative arts (both performance and participatory). Our offerings include: classes and workshops, retreats, publications, events, counseling, consulting, and an array of web-based resources. All of our programs and services are available on a sliding scale basis, with no one turned away for lack of funds.
Please visit http://www.onelifeinstitute.org to learn more about the organization.
➢ The Opportunity & Position Summary
Since its inception, OneLife has been a primarily volunteer-driven organization. We are adept at accomplishing a lot with minimal resources, and have developed many strong relationships throughout the Oakland community and beyond. Now in our eighth year of service, we are intentionally entering a time of organizational development, transition, and opportunity. Central to this vision is the creation of a new Associate Director position within the organization.
We are seeking a skilled, energetic, and resourceful individual to assume leadership in the areas of operations and development. The Associate Director will work in close coordination with the Executive Director. The work schedule can be somewhat flexible. This new position will begin at 50%-time, but has the potential to grow and expand in hours, salary, and scope with the right motivated individual.
➢ Responsibilities Include
> Funds Development – fundraising, donor development, grant writing
> Community Development – outreach, networking, relationships, community partners
> Volunteer Development – recruiting, implementation, management
> Administrative functions
> Logistical support for program offerings
• Competence and experience appropriate to the responsibilities described above
• Excellent written, verbal, and online communication skills
• Strong organizational and administrative skills
• Computer proficiency (preferably Mac)
• Demonstrated interpersonal and community networking skills
• Accuracy, efficiency, and attention to detail
• Self-motivated and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Ability to work with a diverse array of individuals and groups
• Able to work independently and as part of a team
• Able to maintain confidentiality
The ideal candidate is committed to the vision and mission of OneLife Institute. S/he engages in some form of personal spiritual practice, has a heart for the community, and is aligned with compassionate social change. Essential qualities include: creativity, reliability, integrity, flexibility, willingness, patience, maturity, and kindness. Established relationships with community organizations and networks, funders, and potential donors is a plus.
$15-20K per year range for 50% time ($30-40K FTE)
➢ To Apply: Please send the following via email to HR@onelifeinstitute.org
• Your current resume or CV
• A letter describing why you are interested in the position, and outlining the skills and experience you bring to it that are relevant to the responsibilities and qualifications listed.
OneLife Institute strives to reflect the diverse community we serve.
Individuals who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.