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Job Title: Program Officer
Position Status: Full Time
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Location: Philadelphia (hybrid)
Application Deadline: Rolling

Job Description Summary

Reporting directly to the Deputy Director, the Program Officer will be responsible for all aspects of the Emerging Leader Fellowship program and will assist in: recruiting and overseeing Stoneleigh Fellows’ projects, and developing opportunities to disseminate Fellows’ work to maximize their broader impact on policy and practice.  The Program Officer will also represent the Foundation externally and form partnerships with stakeholders to advance its agenda and the work of its Fellows.

Stoneleigh Foundation Overview

Stoneleigh Foundation is a private operating foundation, dedicated to improving the life outcomes of the most vulnerable children and youth in the Greater Philadelphia region.  Stoneleigh provides Fellowships to individuals working across systems at the nexus of research, policy and practice, and focuses its efforts on young people who are involved in the child welfare, youth justice systems, and other youth-serving systems.  We elevate the work of our Fellows through establishing targeted, action-oriented partnerships that provide platforms to disseminate the work of the Stoneleigh Fellows nationally.  We also support this growing cadre of dedicated leaders through ongoing mentoring, convening, and other network activities to leverage their respective accomplishments.  Stoneleigh is at an exciting point in its development, and its board and leadership are committed to taking the Foundation to the next level by assessing what its impact and successes have been, and what challenges it faces.

Key Responsibilities

All Fellowships:

  • Under the direction of, and in consultation with, the Deputy Director, develop and coordinate programming across a broad array of the Foundation’s Fellowship programs to address the interests and needs of Fellows and enhance their experience.
  • Assist the Deputy Director in developing Stoneleigh Fellowship programming consistent with Fellows’ projects and the Foundation’s priorities.
  • Enhance and broaden the impact of the Fellows by representing the Foundation publicly, and building relationships with colleagues, stakeholders and the larger community.
  • Assist in recruitment of potential Fellows whose work can impact the lives of vulnerable young people.
  • Connect Emerging Leader Fellows, Stoneleigh Fellows and alumni Fellows for mutual benefit.
  • Meet regularly with Fellows to support progress in their work by providing advice and connections.
  • Work with the Deputy Director and Director of Communications, to identify opportunities to disseminate the work of the Fellows and strategically maximize their broader impact on policy and practice.
  • Keep current with new developments, best practices and innovative approaches in the fields relevant to the funding interests of the Foundation and specific project areas of the Fellows.
  • Support the Executive Direct and Deputy Director in performing other tasks as needed.

Emerging Leader Fellowship:

  • In consultation with the Deputy Director, manage all aspects of the Emerging Leader Fellowship program, including recruitment, programming, professional development opportunities, mentoring experiences and assessment of the program.
  • In consultation with the Deputy Director, manage Emerging Leader Fellowship application process, including researching projects proposed, due diligence and the development of recommendations for funding to the Board of Directors.
  • Act as primary contact at the Foundation for Emerging Leader Fellows, providing counsel and advice when needed and monitoring projects’ progress and Fellowship experiences.

Education Required:

A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. public policy, social work, law, education or field relevant to the Foundation’s work).

Job Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • 7 – 10 years of relevant professional experience (e.g., in a nonprofit, academic, government or philanthropic organization addressing the needs of vulnerable youth).
  • Strong project management skills with ability to move a project from conceptualization to implementation.
  • Substantive expertise/familiarity with policies and youth-serving systems that impact the lives of children in the Philadelphia region, such as child welfare, youth justice, behavioral health and education.
  • Deep commitment to improving the lives of vulnerable youth and social justice.
  • Demonstrated expertise in developing and maintaining relationships, and building credibility and trust among a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including diplomacy and tact, and the ability to represent the Foundation externally.
  • Demonstrated interest and skills in working closely with individuals and in mentoring, cultivating and developing leadership in others.
  • A creative and strategic thinker, who is proactive, analytical, and detail-oriented with demonstrated ability to synthesize large amounts of information and communicate it concisely and coherently.
  • Interest in and the ability to address overall organizational questions.
  • Exceptional work ethic, high level of integrity, professionalism, accountability and superior judgment and attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral and written communications abilities.
  • Ability to work independently as needed, but also a team player who enjoys collaborating with others, and who brings a sense of humor and maturity to the workplace.
  • An individual who has a flexible attitude toward work and can fill in where needed. The ability to maneuver effectively in the face of organizational transition is essential.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with basic understanding of research methods and project management.
  • Ability to travel periodically to conferences and meetings is required.
  • Ability to work both in an office setting as well as remotely to accommodate the Foundation’s needs.

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to:
Director of Administration at rnavera@stoneleighfoundation.org

The Stoneleigh Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a racially and ethnically diverse staff.

Administrative Assistant (part-time/temporary)

Organization Overview

Stoneleigh Foundation is a private operating foundation, dedicated to improving the life outcomes of the most vulnerable children and youth in the Greater Philadelphia region. We provide Fellowships to individuals who work on research, policy and practice with a focus on young people involved in the child welfare, youth justice systems, and other youth-serving systems. We elevate the work of our Fellows by providing platforms to disseminate their work locally and nationally, and support this growing cadre of dedicated leaders through ongoing mentoring, convening, and other network activities to leverage their respective accomplishments.

The Stoneleigh Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity.

Title
Administrative Assistant (Part-Time)

Location
Philadelphia – Hybrid

Position Summary
The part-time Administrative Assistant will report to the Director of Administration, and provide clerical and administrative services to support multiple initiatives of the Stoneleigh Foundation. We are looking for an individual who is resourceful, has a sense of humor, and is generous with their ideas and time.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responds to and resolves administrative inquiries and questions, including those related to employee benefits;
  • Retrieves information as requested from records, email, minutes, and other related documents; prepares written summaries of data when needed;
  • Coordinates and schedules travel, meetings, and appointments, as assigned;
  • Maintains office supplies and coordinates maintenance of office equipment;
  • Maintains filing systems as assigned; and
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

  • Associates degree required; Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred.
  • At least three (3) years of experience in an administrative role.

Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Basic understanding of clerical procedures and systems such as recordkeeping and filing.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Experience with Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other virtual meeting platforms.

Employment Status

This is a part-time hourly wage nonexempt position for six months, with the potential for renewal, at 10—15 hours per week. The Administrative Assistant should be prepared to work at least two days per week in the Stoneleigh offices, and operate in a professional office environment. We allow some flexibility in hours, but working hours must remain within Stoneleigh’s office hours of 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The salary range offered for this position is $20 – $24/HR.

How to Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to rnavera@stoneleighfoundation.org.

Job Title: Program Associate
Position Status: Part Time/Temporary
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Location: Philadelphia (hybrid)
Application Deadline: February 15th, 2023

Job Description Summary

The part-time Program Associate will report to the Deputy Director for a period of six months, and support multiple initiatives of the Stoneleigh Foundation, primarily its 2023-2025 Emerging Leaders Fellowship Program.  We are looking for a Program Associate who is open to exploring new opportunities, has a commitment to change, and is generous with their ideas and time.

Stoneleigh Foundation Overview

Stoneleigh Foundation is a private operating foundation, dedicated to improving the life outcomes of the most vulnerable children and youth in the Greater Philadelphia region.  We provide Fellowships to individuals who work on research, policy and practice with a focus on young people who are involved in the child welfare, youth justice systems, and other youth-serving systems.  We elevate the work of our Fellows by providing platforms to disseminate their work locally and nationally, and support this growing cadre of dedicated leaders through ongoing mentoring, convening, and other network activities to leverage their respective accomplishments.

The Stoneleigh Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity.

Key Responsibilities

All Fellowships:

  • Assist with organizing, scheduling, identifying potential speakers, securing content and other logistics for sessions and events involving Emerging Leader Fellows, as well as Stoneleigh and Visiting Fellows;
  • Help execute the Emerging Leader proposal review process;
  • Support communications-related activities of the Foundation;
  • Assist in ensuring grant reports are received from Fellows and their host organizations;
  • Assist in the execution of Stoneleigh’s March 2023 convening; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience Required:

  • Basic knowledge or familiarity with youth-serving systems on which the Foundation’s Fellows seek to have an impact is a plus.
  • Recent college graduate, or graduate student, or college student in their senior year in relevant fields (e.g., law, public policy, social work and public administration) preferred.

Job Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Excellent communication, organization, and prioritization.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently, and as part of a team.
  • Prior experience in a supportive role in project management, communications, and event planning is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other virtual meeting platforms.

Employment Status

This is a part-time, temporary, hourly wage, nonexempt position for six months, with the potential for renewal, at 15—20 hours per week.  The Program Associate Intern should be prepared to work at least two days per week in the Stoneleigh offices, and operate in a professional office environment. We allow some flexibility in hours, but working hours must remain within Stoneleigh’s office hours of 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The salary range offered for this position is $20 – $24/HR.

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to:
Director of Administration at rnavera@stoneleighfoundation.org

The Stoneleigh Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a racially and ethnically diverse staff.

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