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Do you enjoy supporting movement organizers, finding joy in a well-organized spreadsheet, and thriving in a collaborative work environment?

Bread & Roses Community Fund is a social justice fund and the Philadelphia area’s leading funder of grassroots organizing for racial, social, and economic justice. Our slogan is “change, not charity” and our goal is the radical transformation of individuals and society. Since 1977, we have connected donors and organizers to transfer money to grassroots organization for real change. We also provide training in movements for change and work to build community across race and class differences. Every year, we collect every dollar we give in grants, and community members decide where that money goes.

The Program Coordinator supports Bread and Roses Community Funds’ community-led grantmaking processes and grantee capacity building practices. The Program Coordinator shares grant coordination responsibilities for Bread & Roses Community Fund grants, including Core Funds, Annual Special Funds, a Fellowship, and Donor Advised Funds with the Programs Associate. This position reports to the Director of Grants.

Main responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Director of Grantmaking to support community-led grantmaking
  • Manage coordination and planning with Community Grants Committee (CGC) members and invited candidates for interview
  • Assist in the development of CGC curricula and programs
  • Prepare grant application documents for review by CGC members
  • Provide meeting support to the CMC and Director of Grantmaking
  • act like secondary facilitator for group processes
  • Collaborate with Program Associate on grant administration
  • Assist in soliciting grant applications
  • Create, distribute and collect grant agreements
  • Schedule site visits or other relational touchpoints with beneficiaries
  • Support beneficiary reports and maintain beneficiary files
  • Support beneficiary capacity building
  • Collaborate with the grants team and grantees to create and implement strategies for capacity building of beneficiaries
  • Manage schedules and communications with attendees
  • Manage as needed to achieve goals and objectives and ensure timely completion of tasks
  • Other assigned duties

Skills and experience required

  • Experience managing a high volume of work effectively: Able to juggle competing demands and set priorities without sacrificing quality. Can plan backwards, anticipate obstacles, identify and engage stakeholders appropriately, and use resources wisely.
  • Clear written and verbal communication: Communicate well with others, including sharing context and asking questions to understand others’ points of view.
  • Attention to detail: Notice and fix errors that others might overlook.
  • Attentive and empathetic relationship builder: Enthusiasm to meet and interact with people. Able to put people at ease, especially across lines of difference and power.
  • Self-awareness and emotional intelligence: Demonstrated awareness of increasing limits to one’s identities – and those of others – in situations, decisions and processes. Ability to hear, think, act and learn from feedback.
  • Mission Alignment: Shares our vision of liberation for all and our theory of change that movements are the key strategy to get there.
  • Flexible availability: Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Fluency in Spanish and animation experience are desired but not required.

Site

This is a full-time position based in Philadelphia. Our programs still operate remotely, but this position requires frequent office work. We have strict COVID-19 safety protocols in place, and are reviewing and updating them in accordance with municipal, state, and federal guidelines.

Compensation

The salary is $45,000; benefits package includes generous paid time off, fully employer-paid medical, dental and vision coverage, STD, LTD and life insurance, FSA for health and childcare expenses, a employer-paid health and welfare fund, student loan repayment assistance, 401(k) with 5% employer match after first year, and more.

How to register

We strongly encourage Black, Indigenous, people of color, women, trans/non-binary people, LGBQ people, seniors, formerly incarcerated people, and people with disabilities to apply.

Send your resume and cover letter in one pdf to [email protected] with “program coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. The deadline to apply is February 4, 2022. We appreciate all applicants, but can only respond to those most qualified for the position.

About Us

Bread & Roses Community Fund is the leading grassroots organization funder for racial, social, and economic justice in the Philadelphia area.

We are a multiracial, cross-class community of donors, community organizers, and other change movement allies who come together around a common goal of radically transforming individuals and society.

Apply for this position

We strongly encourage Black, Indigenous, people of color, women, trans/non-binary people, LGBQ people, seniors, formerly incarcerated people, and people with disabilities to apply. Send your resume and cover letter in one pdf to [email protected] with “program coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. The deadline to apply is February 4, 2022. We appreciate all applicants, but can only respond to those most qualified for the position.

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