Careers & Internships

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Careers & Internships 2020-01-10T16:38:03-04:00
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Job Openings

Director of Development (full time)

Duties:

Grant writing, reporting, and relationship management with private funding sources:

  • prepare and submit grant applications in coordination with Executive Director
  • maintain calendar of grant application deadlines and meet those deadlines
  • research new sources of support, including foundations, corporations, sponsorships, etc.
  • work with colleagues to develop strong case statements for programs and projects
  • develop and manage schedule for self and Executive Director for regular contact with supporters throughout the year
  • maintain complete and accurate records of all grants, gifts, and relationships for institutional and individual funders

Individual donor campaigns: 

  • coordinate all aspects of Annual Appeal, including developing case for support, writing content, working with printer, etc.
  • analyze current donor list; lead donor recruitment and cultivation strategy for major donors, recurring donors, and new donors
  • research donor prospects and maintain donor records
  • support Executive Director in donor cultivation and formal asks by preparing cultivation materials and talking points and managing individual donor cultivation plans
  • work with Development Committee and BOD to tell FSCC story, build relationships, and support development efforts

Public relations, communications and events: 

  • take the lead on maintaining a vital website
  • take the lead on communications activities, developing materials for  brochures, e-newsletters, Facebook, Annual Report, press releases; order Letterhead, Business Cards
  • prepare quarterly progress reports for FSCC board meetings
  • participate in agency strategic planning process, working with ED, program directors and BOD in developing short and long-term program plans
  • support FSCC staff in understanding and participating in fundraising activities, including training staff on communication with the public, volunteers, and constituents
  • Support and advise ECFC staff and advisory committee in fundraising event planning
  • Coordinate holiday adopt-a-family donors w/ ECFC and Counseling staff

Qualifications:

  • 2+years of development experience in grant-writing, marketing and/or sales, individual donor campaigns, and major donor cultivation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to produce clear, compelling narratives quickly and confidently
  • Engaged in the community
  • Mission driven
  • Team player
  • Self motivated
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Savvy with computer technology, social media, donor software
  • Patience, flexibility, and sense of humor
  • Successfully pass PA State Police Criminal Background Check, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, and FBI clearance

If interested, please submit resume and cover letter to ceo@familyservice.us


Family Counselor (part time)

Duties:

The counselor’s primary responsibilities include

  • Counseling families in divorce / co-parenting situations
  • Teaching psychoeducational classes
  • Formulating goals with clients
  • Evaluating the course and results of treatment
  • Maintaining client records and charting in a timely manner
  • Attending weekly clinical staff meetings
  • Meeting productivity standards
  • Provide services up to 10 hours a week, 48 weeks per year
  • At least 5 hours per week to be either evening or early morning hours

Qualifications:

  • Masters’ degree in social work or related field
  • LSW or higher licensure level
  • At least 2 years’ experience providing individual, couple and/or family therapeutic counseling
  • Strong clinical skills
  • Experience working with divorce/co-parenting issues and/or court-mandated clients

If interested, please submit resume and cover letter to mpope@familyservice.us


Internships

Family Service of Chester County has training affiliations with several area graduate schools and undergraduate social work programs, including Bryn Mawr College, Widener University, and West Chester University.

Internships include:

  • Counseling
  • Case management for child abuse prevention
  • Nonprofit development (grants writing, fundraising, web writing)

For information and inquiries, please contact Meg Pope, Counseling Program Director, at 610-696-4900 or email her at mpope@familyservice.us.