[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
organization

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
AARW's

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.

* *

*Responsibilities:*

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.

* *

*Qualifications:*

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
Committee.

Deadline: Open Until Filled. No phone calls please.
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