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Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore Career Opportunities

Below is a list of available job openings. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Kate Bleile at kate.bleile@ja.org

DEPARTMENT: Events/Outreach

LOCATION: Salisbury, MD

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 12, 2019

COMPANY SUMMARY: Junior Achievement:  Empowering young people to own their economic success.®

Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore's purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.  Junior Achievement reaches almost 10,000 students annually in relevant, hands-on learning experiences that teach young people to manage their money, plan for their economic future, own their own businesses, and develop readiness for careers or college.

Junior Achievement associates are known for their passion for the JA mission that brings together business and education to work with students in kindergarten through high school so they are empowered to own their economic success.  Members of the JA team interact with community leaders who support JA with their time, treasure, and talent.  Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore offers a collaborative, inclusive work environment and the opportunity to impact the lives of young people in our community.

POSITION CONCEPT:  The Community Outreach Coordinator is the county liaison to Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore. The Community Outreach Coordinator will assist in generating resources, including corporate sponsors, individual donors and foundation grants. This person will assist in creating business partnerships and business collaborations that help support the good work of JA, including recruitment of volunteers, training of volunteers and the retention of those volunteers. We serve the 6 counties here on the shore, this position will primarily cover Talbot, Dorchester and Caroline Counties. This full-time position will split their time out in the community and in the Salisbury office as needed.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Identify, prospect and develop business partnerships financial resources and volunteer resources.
  • Identify financial resources, help cultivate those relationships and assist in recognizing donors.
  • Assist in planning and coordinating all JA events.
  • Collaborate with community partners, i.e. Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, etc.
  • Help prepare materials for Board and Committee meetings.
  • Support volunteer initiatives such as recruitment, retention and recognition.
  • Support program quantity and quality.
  • Other projects as required.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 

  • No prior experience necessary.
  • High School Diploma.
  • We will train as needed.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE DESIRED: Experience with recruitment, fundraising in any capacity and/or networking.

SKILLS DESIRED: High Communication Skills: to include networking and presentations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to:  sit, walk, occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, continually required to talk or hear, occasionally required to bend, lift, or climb, frequently required to lift and carry light weights (25-50 pounds), and specific vision abilities include:  close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust or focus. 

  

DEPARTMENT: Events/Outreach

LOCATION: Salisbury, MD

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part-time

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 12, 2019

COMPANY SUMMARY: Junior Achievement:  Empowering young people to own their economic success.®

Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore's purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.  Junior Achievement reaches almost 10,000 students annually in relevant, hands-on learning experiences that teach young people to manage their money, plan for their economic future, own their own businesses, and develop readiness for careers or college.

Junior Achievement associates are known for their passion for the JA mission that brings together business and education to work with students in kindergarten through high school so they are empowered to own their economic success.  Members of the JA team interact with community leaders who support JA with their time, treasure, and talent.  Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore offers a collaborative, inclusive work environment and the opportunity to impact the lives of young people in our community.

POSITION CONCEPT:  The Community Outreach Coordinator is the county liaison to Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore. The Community Outreach Coordinator will assist in generating resources, including corporate sponsors, individual donors and foundation grants. This person will assist in creating business partnerships and business collaborations that help support the good work of JA, including recruitment of volunteers, training of volunteers and the retention of those volunteers. We serve the 6 counties here on the shore, this position will primarily cover Talbot, Dorchester and Caroline Counties. This part-time position will split their time out in the community and in the Salisbury office as needed.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Identify, prospect and develop business partnerships financial resources and volunteer resources.
  • Identify financial resources, help cultivate those relationships and assist in recognizing donors.
  • Assist in planning and coordinating all JA events.
  • Collaborate with community partners, i.e. Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, etc.
  • Help prepare materials for Board and Committee meetings.
  • Support volunteer initiatives such as recruitment, retention and recognition.
  • Support program quantity and quality.
  • Other projects as required.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 

  • No prior experience necessary.
  • High School Diploma.
  • We will train as needed.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE DESIRED: Experience with recruitment, fundraising in any capacity and/or networking.

SKILLS DESIRED: High Communication Skills: to include networking and presentations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to:  sit, walk, occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, continually required to talk or hear, occasionally required to bend, lift, or climb, frequently required to lift and carry light weights (25-50 pounds), and specific vision abilities include:  close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust or focus. 

  

DEPARTMENT: Events/Outreach

LOCATION: Salisbury, MD

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part-time

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 12, 2019

COMPANY SUMMARY: Junior Achievement:  Empowering young people to own their economic success.®

Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore's purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.  Junior Achievement reaches almost 10,000 students annually in relevant, hands-on learning experiences that teach young people to manage their money, plan for their economic future, own their own businesses, and develop readiness for careers or college.

Junior Achievement associates are known for their passion for the JA mission that brings together business and education to work with students in kindergarten through high school so they are empowered to own their economic success.  Members of the JA team interact with community leaders who support JA with their time, treasure, and talent.  Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore offers a collaborative, inclusive work environment and the opportunity to impact the lives of young people in our community.

POSITION CONCEPT:  The Community Outreach Coordinator is the county liaison to Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore. The Community Outreach Coordinator will assist in generating resources, including corporate sponsors, individual donors and foundation grants. This person will assist in creating business partnerships and business collaborations that help support the good work of JA, including recruitment of volunteers, training of volunteers and the retention of those volunteers. We serve the 6 counties here on the shore, this position will primarily cover Worcester County. This part-time position will split their time out in the community and in the Salisbury, office as needed.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Identify, prospect and develop business partnerships financial resources and volunteer resources.
  • Identify financial resources, help cultivate those relationships and assist in recognizing donors.
  • Assist in planning and coordinating all JA events.
  • Collaborate with community partners, i.e. Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, etc.
  • Help prepare materials for Board and Committee meetings.
  • Support volunteer initiatives such as recruitment, retention and recognition.
  • Support program quantity and quality.
  • Other projects as required.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 

  • No prior experience necessary.
  • High School Diploma.
  • We will train as needed.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE DESIRED: Experience with recruitment, fundraising in any capacity and/or networking.

SKILLS DESIRED: High Communication Skills: to include networking and presentations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to:  sit, walk, occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, continually required to talk or hear, occasionally required to bend, lift, or climb, frequently required to lift and carry light weights (25-50 pounds), and specific vision abilities include:  close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust or focus. 

  • "Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."

    -Junior Achievement Student

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