[act-ma] Open Position at AARW for Development and Program Manager

Ellen ellentang at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 10:58:07 PDT 2007

The Asian American Resource Workshop, a member-based social justice

focused on the issues of the Asian Pacific Islander (API) community is
seeking qualified

candidates for its Development and Program Manager position. This position
is part-time

with a possibility of increasing to full-time in 6 months-1 year.

*Job Description:*

The Development and Program Manager plays a critical role in all aspects of

operations. This individual works closely with the Board, staff, and
volunteer base to

ensure resources to achieve the mission and deliver the following projects:

n       *Activist Training Institute: *A collaborative project training
young adults in social justice leadership.

n       *The Sticky Rice Project: Uniting Asian Americans Through Antiracist
Education: *workshop utilizing experiences and perspectives of Asian
Americans to build a* *systemic understanding of institutionalized and
internalized racism, power and* *privilege, and other important concepts in
understanding racism.**

n       Boston Asian American Film and Video Festival showcasing
contemporary API work.

n       Collaborations supporting artists, activists, and other individuals
active in API social justice issues.

n       Publications such as a monthly Calendar of political and cultural
events in the greater Boston API community, and a quarterly Newsletter.

* *


n       Leadership/Programming: Working collaboratively with the Board and
staff, the

n       Development and Program Manager determines priorities and goals and
develops projects and programs to fulfill the mission.

n       Fundraising: This position leads fundraising activities (including
preparation of grant proposals and solicitation of major gifts), works with
collaborative workplace-solicitation initiative, cultivates affiliations
with foundations, corporations and other donors, and coordinates our annual
fundraising banquet.

n       Management: This position is responsible for overall finance,
program, facility, and personnel/volunteer management.

n       Community Representation: This position represents AARW to the
public at large.

n       S/he stays informed of local and national issues affecting APIs and
advocates for these issues as necessary.

* *


n       Must have the ability to raise funds through grant writing,
individual fundraising, and events.

n       Ability to initiate, take leadership roles and delegate

n       Familiarity with current API issues and history and Massachusetts
based Asian American communities

n       Excellent written, oral, and communication skills

n       Ability to prepare and present budgets

n       Experience with Microsoft Office, FileMaker Pro, and the internet.
Technology skills a plus

n       Two to five years experience in nonprofit or community organization
setting preferred.

Please email resumes and cover letters to: info at aarw.org - Attn: Search

Deadline: Open Until Filled. No phone calls please.
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