Every year, through New York Cares, 63,000 people volunteer their time and talents to help improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of fellow New Yorkers. Our volunteers tutor students in underserved schools, serve meals to the homeless, socialize with seniors, clean up public parks, and more, providing essential services to improve education for NYC students, meet immediate needs of the most vulnerable residents, and revitalize the city’s public spaces.
New York Cares prides itself on a culture of excellence, defined by integrity, reliability and professionalism. We have been awarded The New York Times Nonprofit Excellence Award, which recognizes outstanding management practices, and the Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation. The NonProfit Times, Crain’s New York, The Princeton Review and The Wall Street Journal have all recognized New York Cares as a top-notch employer.
Reporting to the Director of Children’s Education Programs, the Children’s Education Program Officer serves as a senior member of the staff team that coordinates, develops, manages and evaluates a portfolio of New York Cares’ volunteer programs related to children’s education. This position manages 40 to 50 educational programs implemented in New York City schools, shelters, and community centers. The Officer’s portfolio is focused on children’s arts and culture, in-house recreation, and field trip programs. In addition, the Program Officer works to develop new programs and improve the overall quality of existing programs. Furthermore, the Program Officer supports department members, collaborates with members of other departments, and assists the Director with department administration.
The Children’s Education Programs Officer supervises two full-time staff members as well as seasonal staff and interns.
We seek an experienced, creative and dynamic development professional to build and implement a strategic and comprehensive individual and special events fundraising program and manage a high performing team of fundraisers.
The Foundation and Government Relations Officer will oversee a portfolio of 50+ funding partners to maximize revenue for community-based programs. The ideal candidate will have a drive to lead creative growth strategies for our foundation/government funding program which raises $1 million annually.
Are you a digital jack of all trades? Are you ready to take the reins of an SEO strategy and dive into a high-budget SEM effort? Do you thrive in a data-driven culture?
We’re looking for a part-time web content manager to develop, design, and manage content on the 100,000-unique-users-a-month New York Cares website as well as lead our SEO/SEM initiatives and provide insights on user data to key stakeholders across the organization. The Content Manager will work closely with the Design & Production Manager and the Digital Marking & Media Manager, while reporting to the Director, Marketing & Communications.
We seek an experienced, creative and dynamic fundraising professional to help significantly grow our individual giving program and support our annual special events.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Programs, the Director of Service Events manages a team of 7 full time and 3 part time staff that plans volunteer service projects for New York Cares’ corporate and community partners as well four large-scale events annually: the New York Cares Coat Drive, the Winter Wishes gift giving program, and New York Cares Service Days in October and April.
The New York Cares Coat Drive is one of New York City’s most cherished philanthropic events. Last year, with the support of many generous New Yorkers, New York Cares collected 100,000 coats which were given to more than 340 nonprofit agencies in New York City who in turn distributed them to their clients. For 2016, which marks the 28th Annual New York Cares Coat Drive, our goal is to collect 125,000 coats so we can make sure every New Yorker who needs a coat gets one.
Reporting to the Director of Technology, the Web Developer is responsible for all web and database development, ranging from new features to bug fixes in multiple environments. This position demands an attention to detail and the ability to multitask and prioritize multiple requests. The ideal candidate will be an expert problem solver and be able to creatively brainstorm problems with the rest of the Technology and Communications staff to determine the most efficient and effective solution. The ability to keep up to date on relevant technologies and explain technical issues and solutions to both technical and non-technical staff is also essential. Experience working in a team environment and reporting technical issues, both current and anticipated, is very important.
In recruiting for the Finance Coordinator position, New York Cares is seeking a well-organized, detail-oriented individual who can effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment. The ideal candidate for this position will proactively seek opportunity to improve and streamline financial processes and procedures within the organization.