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Volunteers:

First and foremost, H.O.P.E. would like to express our gratitude for your continued support in assisting us with providing exceptional services to our clients. As a nonprofit organization, our services are free with no charge to the job seeker. The services provided are only made possible through the continued and generous contributions (monetary and/or personal time) provided by our supporters and partners.

Please know that your contributions and continued contributions are fundamental to our continued success and capability to provide support such as, resume writing, skill set building, mentorship programs, financial management workshops, Operations, and job readiness needs. Your contributions does not only affect just the job seekers but it provides growth to our communities, it helps families meet their needs, it provides parents with the capability to sustain stability for their children, it reduces homelessness, it decreases shelter populations, crime reduction, and much more. Plant that one seed and watch it gorw and multiply.

Please contact us if you need any additional information, would like to volunteer, or provide a donation.

We’re currently looking for:

Helping Other People Excel provides an array of workforce assistance to Transitioning Military personnel, Veterans & Spouses, at-risk and economically disadvantaged populations, (re)entering the job market, jobseekers with a Disability, and provide insight to low-income youth become self-sufficient adults by participating in school-based and work-based learning opportunities— today’s job market/workforce. H.O.P.E. is currently working to raise the essential private funding to help assist with the necessary programs required to meet the needs of jobseekers.

The Grant Writer is primarily responsible for developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, and will persuasively communicate H.O.P.E.’s  mission and programs to potential funders. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Grant Writer will assemble and submit grant requests, establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, persuasively communicating the organization’s mission and programs to potential funders;
  • Assembling and submitting grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and presentations; Establishing and maintaining personal contact an d relationships with foundation contacts and program officers;
  • Ensuring prompt acknowledgement of foundation gifts; Maintaining calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, and reports;
  • Conducting prospect research; Prioritizing projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner, meet deadlines and manage supplemental material required for proposals’
  • Providing writing support for major donor and individual contribution letters and acknowledgements.

Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner.
  • Candidates must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and highly-organized, a high level of computer literacy required.
  • Candidates must possess an ability to work well under pressure and the ability to seek and synthesize information and communicate in a compelling and succinct form. A solid understanding of budgets as they relate to proposals and grants.
  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree or have worked in related discipline with a minimum of three years of related experience and a proven track record in grant writing and program development. Candidate must have excellent writing, analytical, and research skills, excellent verbal communication skills, be proficient in research, interpreting, and analyzing diverse data and possess the ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve stated goals.

To Apply :

Please submit your resume, references (3), and salary requirements to resume@hopecareer.org or fax to (301-868-2480).  Only those whose applications are being considered will be contacted. No phone calls please. Positions open until filled.

HELP DESK TECHNICIAN

Helping Other People Excel is recruiting a Tier 1 Help Desk Technician.  Successful candidate will have 1-2 years of help desk experience, a solid technical background, excellent customer service skills, and be able to thrive in a team environment.  Most helpdesk support will be done at user’s workstation, so candidate must be comfortable engaging in person.  Must also be comfortable performing administrative tasks.  Re-imaging and inventory experience a plus.   A+ Certification a plus!

Pay : Negotiable

Requirements

  • Minimum 1-2 years of Help Desk experience• Solid educational credentials• Experience with Office Suite 2010• Experience with Windows 7• Experience with Excel• Experience with Outlook• Familiarity with HP printers• Telephone and Help Desk Support• Mac experience a plus

To Apply :

Please submit your resume, references (3), and salary requirements to resume@hopecareer.org or fax to (301-868-2480).  Only those whose applications are being considered will be contacted. No phone calls please. Positions open until filled.

Location:  Largo, MD
Job Type: Full Time Employee
Job Category: IT/Software Development
Occupations: Desktop Service and Support
Years of Experience: 1+ to 2 Years

Job Details

If you are an Administrative Assistant with experience, please read on!

We are a non-profit organization in the workforce development field. With a team of talented, passionate people, we continue making a difference. H.O.P.E. provides an array of workforce assistance to Transitioning Military personnel, Veterans & Spouses, at-risk and economically disadvantaged populations, (re)entering the job market, jobseekers with a Disability, and provide insight to low-income youth become self-sufficient adults by participating in school-based and work-based learning opportunities— today’s job market/workforce. We are looking for an Administrative Assistant that will report directly to the President / Executive Director.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Provide executive support in a one-on-one working relationship
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies
  • Serve as a liaison to the board of directors and internal management teams
  • Organize and coordinate executive outreach and external relations efforts
    Oversee special projects

What You Need for this Position

  • Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience supporting executives, preferably in a non-profit organization
  • Experience and interest in internal and external communications, partnership development, and fundraising
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point)
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Well versed in Social Media web platforms
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Database Administrator – Non Profit
About the Job
Database Administrator

Helping Other People Excel is seeking a Database Administrator to be responsible for the overall management and daily operation of all donations made to the H.O.P.E. database.​ This database tracks all donors, prospects, event participants and charitable gifts.​ This position provides technical and managerial oversight, establishing and monitoring policies for database use, data entry, and data integrity, in addition to the process of recording and acknowledging all donor gifts.​ The successful applicant will have a proven record of data processing and working with a relational database, with a demonstrated understanding of non-profit fundraising.​

 

 Responsibilities:

  • Complete timely and accurate processing of gifts, including acknowledgement letters generated in a timely manner.
  • Maintain donor database to enhance accuracy, integrity, and security.​
  • Create and provide required data utilizing queries, exports, and reports for internal and external use (mailing lists, email blasts, suppression files, donor lists, etc.​).​
  • Perform data imports and updates.​
  • Ensure routine database maintenance tasks (opt outs, returned mail) are performed in a timely manner and to defined quality standards.​
  • Contribute to all Policies & Procedures for gift entry, reporting, queries, and quality control for data entry staff and provide tactical solutions for process implementation above and beyond as needed.​
  • This role requires close collaboration with the operation, finance, development and special event teams to insure the database and gift entry serves the overall needs and objectives o the organization.​
  • Reports to the Executive Director and IT Operations

 

Qualifications

  • Approximately 5 years’ experience specifically with database management
  • Experience with data queries and segmentation
  • Knowledge of basic principles of fundraising
  • Supervision experience
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Bachelor’s Degree

 

To Apply :

Please submit your resume, references (3), and salary requirements to resume@hopecareer.org or fax to (301-868-2480).  Only those whose applications are being considered will be contacted. No phone calls please. Positions open until filled.

Qualifications

  • Approximately 5 years’ experience specifically with database management
  • Experience with data queries and segmentation
  • Knowledge of basic principles of fundraising
  • Supervision experience
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Helping Other People Excel brings together the passion, commitment and resources to get things done. We are helping change the odds for Veterans and their Spouses and Non-Veterans seeking employment and training. HOPE mobilizes the collective power of business, governments, foundations, nonprofit, secondary schools and individuals to make a real difference in the lives of others. We are seeking a dedicated marketing professional to guide the development of all marketing collateral signage and ads in conjunction with our Graphic Designer and internal customers.

As Marketing Manager you will write messaging for collateral and ensure brand consistency and effective design. You will lead the development of major publications including our semi-annual newsletter and annual report. Your responsibilities will also include developing a yearly planning schedule for marketing materials and ensuring marketing team members are abreast of key deadlines and that all the appropriate parties are included for execution and approvals. You are expected to build strong relationships with key media in central Maryland an manage public relations materials and activities. If you are a superior project manager with excellent planning and writing skills who wants to work with a creative team and build solid relationships both internally and externally we would like to hear from you.

The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of an effective and rewarding volunteer program including the identification of volunteer opportunities, volunteer recruitment, training, supervision and management, and community outreach and education. Also responsible for the acquisition of in-kind donations to support the needs of the job assistance program/Job Life Cycle and coordination of special programs and events.

Responsibilities

  • Identify, research and write compelling stories that support BCF’s key messages and goals specified in the organization’s strategic plan and in the annual communications plan.
  • Adapt and disseminate stories and messages across a variety of platforms: web, e-news, social media, as well as through traditional media, media pitches and newsletter articles.
  • Manage BCF’s multiple e-news products for various audiences; track and report results and apply knowledge gained from those results.
  • Manage BCF’s social media presence, primarily on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Coordinate BCF’s monthly “20-Minute Update” call-in series.
  • Help maintain BCF’s website with timely updates to content.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with selected members of the media; promote BCF as a resource to media on a variety of topics.
  • Assist with communications efforts that support BCF’s public policy agenda: maintain up-to-date content on BCF’s advocacy efforts online, create and send timely alerts to create awareness and action on issues of importance; assist with writing op-eds.
  • Assist with internal communications to staff and trustees.
  • Help BCF program initiatives and grant recipients with communications related to their work that is aligned with BCF priorities.
  • Support BCF fund donors by helping with or providing news releases, pitches, talking points, etc. relating to their charitable funds and objectives.
  • Regularly review and edit descriptions of new funds and recent grants; convert this information for use in all BCF communications vehicles.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of the overall communications plan
  • Other communications responsibilities as assigned

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • Exceptional writing skills; feature writing experience is a plus
  • Impeccable spelling, grammar and punctuation are required
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with ability to relate comfortably to a wide spectrum of co-workers, vendors, donors and grantees
  • Interview skills: ability to listen reflectively and draw out a subject, and ability to discern what is pertinent and compelling
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and minimum of 3-5 years’ professional experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in using traditional and new media to advance an organization’s goals
  • Familiarity with local media outlets, including online news sources
  • Engaged in ongoing learning about emerging technologies in news and social media
  • Unafraid to think creatively and to champion new ideas
  • Ability to work both independently and as an effective team member
  • Happy in a high-speed, multiple-task environment; able to manage time fiercely and  productively
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Experience with a relational database is a plus
  • Comfortable with learning new software applications
  • Ability to grasp complex ideas rapidly and to retain and recall information
  • High standard of professional ethics and discretion.
  • Sense of humor

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