Job & Volunteer Opportunities

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Resource Generation (RG) is seeking a full-time senior level Associate Director to be the Executive Director’s strategic thought partner, lead the operations team, and support the Executive Director in the successful day-to-day functioning of the organization.

The ideal candidate has experience serving as a senior leader in a rapidly growing nonprofit, has a strong finance and operations background, and is excited about applying social justice values to organizational policies and practices. This candidate is familiar with and effective at working with young people (ages 18-35).

The Associate Director will report to the Executive Director.

Location: Location is flexible with preference for applicants who are based in or willing to relocate to NYC or DC.

Compensation: Salary range starts in the mid- $60,000s. Generous benefits include health, vision, and dental insurance, 403(b) plan, and three weeks of paid vacation.

To Apply
: Please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@resourcegeneration.org. Please put “Associate Director job application” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with a final deadline of Feb 24.

Job responsibilities
– Organizational leadership and strategic guidance
– Serve as the Executive Director’s primary advisor regarding organizational strategy and goals, team – management, and organizational practices.
– Play key role in planning and facilitating staff retreats.
– Supervise the operations team: Operations Manager, Events and Operations Associate, and part-time Finance Consultant.
– Participate in and help co-facilitate semi-monthly strategy team meetings to shape organizational direction and advise on key programming and campaign work.
– Participate in and help co-facilitate monthly management team meetings to share best management practices.
– Serve as key organizational spokesperson.

Ensure RG’s financial health and sustainability
– Manage the $1.4M budget in accordance with RG’s finance policies, track our expenses, and work with Director of Development to measure our progress towards our net income goal and end the year with four months of operating reserve in the bank.
– Support team members to manage themselves to the budgets, especially for RG’s national conferences.
– Lead team through creating annual budget, ensuring that our allocation of resources reflects our organizing needs and our values.
– Present financials at semi-annual board meetings.
– Review monthly financial statements (created by Finance Consultant) and flag any major changes in income or expense projections.
– Work with Finance Consultant and accounting firm to lead annual audit.
– Participate in annual fundraising and sponsorship appeals, managing a portfolio of major donors.

Support the team to thrive
– Serve as organizational leader in making sure all of RG’s practices and policies reflect our values and support our cross-class, multi-racial team.
– Have a finger on the pulse of the full team, advising the Executive Director on when changes or interventions should be made to better support team cohesion and relationship-building.
– Take lead in facilitating staff meetings or caucuses when needed.
– Support the team in conflict mediation as necessary.
– Lead annual performance evaluation process. Ensure that we have strong performance management systems throughout the organization, and support senior leaders in their hiring, coaching, retention of high performers.
– Supervise Operations Manager on HR to ensure compliance, timely renewals, and that RG is providing a robust benefits package for the staff

Manage and protect our data
– Lead process to identify new database for RG to track members, actions, donations, giving, email and more. Includes assessing organizational needs, working with the vendor to ensure timely and accurate data migration, and training and orienting the staff.
– Create and manage our digital security practices, identify potential threats, research best practices, train staff and institute practices that protects sensitive data and communication
– Work with Executive Director and Communications Director to create crisis response plans

Qualifications
– 3+ years of nonprofit operations, finance, and administration experience. At least 2 years supervision experience preferred.
– Demonstrated experience in scaling an organization: improving infrastructure, budgeting, hiring practices, strengthening administrative systems.
– Understanding and commitment to implementing Resource Generation’s mission in alignment with our values and organizing priorities.
– Excellent financial management skills.
– Strong relationship-builder: cultivates trust, responsive to feedback, thrives in a highly collaborative environment, eager to support others.
– Experience, ease and enthusiasm for working in databases, ideally has experience with Salesforce and mass data-loading. Loves spreadsheets.
– Experience getting buy-in from a diverse range of stakeholders and training them to implement new practices.
– Strong facilitation and conflict resolution skills and experience working with diverse racial, class, gender, and power dynamics.
– Attention to detail: someone who notices when a period is missing or when the decimal is in the wrong place.
– Results-oriented: someone who gets it done, who is persistent, creative, and solutions-oriented no matter what the obstacles are.
– Ability to manage multiple projects and timelines well.
– Team-player: manage own workload while responding to emerging and ongoing organizational needs, be flexible and open to shifting priorities and timelines, able to work effectively in a virtual office.
– Basic understanding of class, classism, and their own class identity.
– Demonstrated commitment to economic and racial justice.
– Belief in the importance of organizing young people with wealth to become leaders in movements for justice.


INTERN & FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

For all intern and fellowship opportunities, interested applicants should fill out this application form. The positions will remain open until filled.

Job Title: Intern
Location:
New York City, NY, or Oakland, CA

Get involved in RG by joining us behind the scenes! Click here for the application.

The main opportunities for an Internship include:

  • Assist in organizing and planning for our local and national programs (ex – Chapters, organizing people of color with wealth, tax justice campaign, Making Money Make Change)
  • Work on enhancing and keeping up our database and virtual organizing manual
  • Strengthen our communications systems, tracking, and processes for intake 
  • Supporting our fundraising, particularly with our membership program and yearly appeals 

We are especially looking for people interested in our tax justice organizing work, organizing people of color with wealth & racial justice, communications, systems and database development, and graphic design.

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. Interns are asked to commit to 2 days a week (approximately 15 hours) throughout a 3-month period. We can offer a nominal stipend of $100/month.

Ideally Interns are based in our offices in New York, NY or Oakland, CA; however, there is the possibility of working remotely if you are not able to be in those locations.

We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. If we think you could be a good match with RG for this role, we will contact you to set up an interview, and may request a resume as-needed.

 


Job Title: Fellow
Location:
New York City, NY, or Oakland, CA

Get involved in RG by joining us behind the scenes! Click here for the application.

The main opportunities in our Fellowship include:

  • Assist in organizing and planning for our local and national programs (ex – Chapters, organizing people of color with wealth, tax justice campaign, Making Money Make Change) 
  • Work on enhancing and keeping up our database and virtual organizing manual 
  • Strengthen our communications systems, tracking, and processes for intake 
  • Supporting our fundraising, particularly with our membership program and yearly appeals 

We are especially looking for people interested in our tax justice organizing work, organizing people of color with wealth & racial justice, communications, systems and database development, and graphic design.

We are a tight team of staff and leaders, so as a Fellow you will get to learn and work intimately with all our major program areas and participate in staff meetings. You will be supported one-on-one by a staff member to develop your skills and knowledge of Resource Generation and the world of social change philanthropy and donor organizing.

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. Fellows are asked to commit to at least 2 days a week (approximately 15 hours) for 6 to 12 months. We can offer a nominal stipend of $100/month.

Ideally Fellows are based in our offices in New York, NY or Oakland, CA; however, there is the possibility of working remotely if you are not able to be in those locations.

We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. If we think you could be a good match with RG for this role, we will contact you to set up an interview, and may request a resume as-needed.

Questions? Email zara@resourcegeneration.org