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Seeds of Hope for Appalachian Women

 

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Whether you can give $10 or $10,000, your gift will make it possible for women like Bonnie Hunt to overcome the many obstacles facing Appalachian women. We believe that when Appalachian women thrive, so does Appalachia. Help transform our region, one woman at a time, by donating to NOSW today.

 

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Got love and encouragement to give? We've got a volunteer role for you to play, from decorating for the holidays to cooking meals to serving on our Board of Directors!

Fill out our volunteer application and Susan Jordison, our Operations Manager, will be in touch to explore ways to share your time, talents, and encouragement with fellow supporters of Appalachian women. 

 

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Open Positions

Recruitment, Assessment and Graduate Engagement Coordinator

The New Opportunity School for Women, Inc. (NOSW), a nonprofit organization whose mission and programming center on improving the educational, financial and personal circumstances of low-income women in the Appalachian region seeks qualified, experienced candidates for the position of Recruitment, Assessment and Graduate Engagement Coordinator at its Berea, Kentucky location.

The Recruitment, Assessment and Graduate Engagement Coordinator is responsible for developing and monitoring recruitment processes and maintaining ongoing partnerships with community organizations to assist with this effort. This position also coordinates the application process and assesses the readiness of applicants for both the Residential and Community-based programs. The Recruitment, Assessment and Graduate Engagement Coordinator will also be responsible for designing protocols for Graduate follow-up along with measurements for those participating in our Community-based programs. The Recruitment, Assessment and Graduate Engagement Coordinator supports the NOSW mission by providing resources for ongoing career, educational and personal coaching and organizes ongoing opportunities for personal development as needed.

Position is 40 hours per week, full-time, salaried with regular travel and additional day, evening and weekend hours as needed to meet position needs, including during the two residential sessions each year. A competitive salary and benefit package are offered. The position is available immediately.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  For consideration email cover letter, resume and three professional references to info@nosw.org with “Recruitment, Assessment and Graduate Engagement Coordinator Search” in the subject line. Mailed or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. Priority consideration given to applications received by May 4, 2020.

 

Development and Communications Coordinator

The New Opportunity School for Women, Inc. (NOSW), a nonprofit organization whose mission and programming center on improving the educational, financial and personal circumstances of low-income women in the Appalachian region seeks qualified, experienced candidates for the new position of Development and Communications Coordinator at its Berea, Kentucky location.

The Development & Communications Coordinator is a new position and will serve as an advocate and promote awareness of the needs of low-income women in Appalachia. The Development & Communications Coordinator works collaboratively with the executive director and board to create and oversee a comprehensive fundraising and communications program in support of annual and strategic goals. Responsibilities include grant writing and reporting; social media; newsletter coordination; annual appeal and developing and stewarding relationships with donors and supporters; managing individual, foundation, corporate and planned giving; establishing fundraising policies and procedures; engaging the board, staff and volunteers in carrying out all aspects of development; and establishing and implementing a comprehensive communications strategy that supports the development program and promotes the organizational mission.

Position is 40 hours per week, full-time, salaried with occasional travel and additional day, evening and weekend hours as needed to meet position needs, including during the two residential sessions each year. A competitive salary and benefit package are offered. The position is expected to begin in July 2020.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  For consideration email cover letter, resume and three professional references to info@nosw.org with “Development and Communications Coordinator Search” in the subject line. Mailed or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. Priority consideration given to applications received by June 1, 2020.

 

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