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We are pleased you are interested in joining our team and encourage you to explore the current opportunities below. In addition to the below employment opportunities, we also offer unpaid college internship opportunities. We are a center-based, school-year program and prefer individuals with pediatric experience. Sisu has a flexible, family-friendly work environment.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Interested candidates must submit a resume and completed employment application.  Completed application packets may be sent to Human Resources at PO Box 5758, Gainesville, GA 30504, e-mailed to employment@mysisu.org, or faxed to 770-535-0252. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. All employment is contingent on mandatory participation in a pre-employment drug screen and criminal records check.

 

Positions Available


1. Director of Development 

Reporting to the Executive Director/CEO, the Director of Development will be responsible for fundraising activities of the organization and will develop and implement strategies aimed at attracting sustainable financial support. This position will be the primary fundraiser and will work with the ED/CEI to create a sustainable annual funding plan. This position assists the ED/CEO with agency direction, strategic planning and other planning and activities as needed. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Assists the CEO and Director of Finance in developing the annual budget and business plans for the Department of Development
  • Assist the ED in the design and successful implementation of any major gift campaigns
  • Oversee grant strategy, writing, tracking and administration
  • Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential sponsors and individual donors
    1. A minimum of 5 meetings per month is required
    2. Annual fundraising goal is $1 million from contributions/grants
  • Assures that plans, budgets, timelines, and accountability are in place and monitored for department activities
  • Develop and implement corporate partnerships and sole responsibility for the Partners in Ed program
  • Oversees donor acknowledgement and recognition activities
  • Designs and manages all Sisu publications, media releases and event exhibit and assists as needed with fundraising promotional materials
  • Production of the annual report / collecting data year-round [donor list, content, mailing list, creating the story board and collecting pictures]
  • Social Media Management [management of pictures, platforms, and the strategy per post]
  • Composes external E-Newsletter via Constant Contact
  • Provides staff representation to the Fundraising Committee and the Public Relations/Marketing Committee of the board of directors
  • Serves as Board of Directors assistant [meeting prompts, editing minutes, manages electronic votes, maintains monthly indicator sheet, maintains annual board giving pledges and assist board chairs with any information needed]
  • Engages, motivates, and recognizes board members to assist them in fulfilling their fundraising responsibilities
  • Assists the CEO in identifying foundations for solicitation, including preparation of presentations and proposals and in maintaining updated reports of current foundation giving, tracking status of proposals and funding
  • Maintain brand management
  • Board Retreat development and implementation  
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the CEO

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Strong leadership, communications, writing and presentation skills
  • Fundraising Knowledge
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of Donor Perfect software
  • Knowledge of Adobe software
  • Strong community network and ability to form effective relationships with a broad range of individuals and groups
  • Grantsmanship

Minimum Training, Experience, Background and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree (in marketing, communications, business, or nonprofit management)
  • Master's degree preferred
  • A minimum of three years in fundraising/development experience
  • Nonprofit experience preferred along with grant writing experience

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2. Special Education Paraprofessional

Special Education Paraprofessionals are responsible for providing support to the teacher, children, and community volunteers in the morning early intervention program, and may also have extended-day schedules and duties providing quality programs to children enrolled in the afternoon program.  Successful employees have positive attitudes, excellent teamwork skills, and flexibility to change and adapt.  

Qualifications: Prefer a minimum of Technical College Certificate in Early Childhood Education or Child Development and six months experience in a licensed center; require high school diploma or G.E.D. and age 18; Must provide proof of educational qualification. Mandatory participation in a pre-employment drug screen and criminal records check; Ability to physically handle duties that may include, but are not limited to, lifting up to 60 lbs, carrying children, and participating in floor level activity. 

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3. Development Coordinator & Grants Writer

The Development Coordinator & Grants Writer will support the director in fundraising and field activities, including data entry, event logistics, funds processing, spreadsheets, coordinate the volunteer program. As the Grants Writer, this person is responsible for researching and finding grants appropriate for Sisu and working with the director to write and submit grants.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists the director with data entry and management
  • Responsible for grant research, writing, and management
  • Processes gifts, invoices, and payments
  • Solely manages the volunteer program, which means sometimes being available on weekends
  • Assist with monthly newsletters
  • Assist the director with Social Media Management [management of pictures, platforms, and the strategy per post]
  • Assist with planning of events, set-up, and tear down at events
  • Responsible for all thank you letters and receipts, including end of year tax receipts
  • Coordinate and manage event venders, volunteers, etc
  • May assist with logistical and administrative support for the Board of Directors
  • Manages all online fundraisers
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the CEO

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills, writing skills, and attention to detail
  • Fundraising Knowledge (experience with Donor Perfect a plus)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of Adobe software
  • Ability to be creative and flexible day-to-day with shifting priorities
  • Grantsmanship

Minimum Training, Experience, Background and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of three years in grant writing/development/data entry experience preferred
  • Nonprofit experience preferred

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4. Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

Join our growing ABA team!  This position is perfect for someone looking for a healthy "work/life" balance.  Our RBTs will work with a dynamic team of BCBAs, speech, occupational and physical therapists as well as experienced early childhood and special educators.  All ABA services are center-based at one location.  This is a full-year potision with school breaks and a modified summer schedule.

Requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a high school diploma
  • Complete the requisite 40 hours of training, overseen by either a BCBA, BCaBA, or BCBA-D
  • Complete and pass the RBT Competency Assessment, in which an assessor observes and evaluates your performance of RBT tasks (in person, live via the internet, or through recorded videos)
  • Complete and pass the RBT exam, which is comprised of 75 multiple-choice questions and assesses the applicant’s knowledge of the RBT Task List
  • Abide by the RBT Ethics Code Registered Behavior Technician will complete the following task under supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
  • Mandatory drug-screen and criminal records check

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