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CLC StaffAt Henrico Education Foundation, we’re all here for the same reason - to support the educational needs of our community’s children. Our commitment to students and education began in 1994 with our partnership with Henrico County Public Schools (HCPS). Since its formation, the foundation has provided $9.7 million in direct funding, affecting more than 600,000 students, teachers, parents and guardians across Henrico County.

As a foundation, we do more than just provide additional funding for public education, we are innovators working in partnership with parents, teachers and administrators, continually identifying and developing initiatives that improve school performance and student achievement. We have experienced a 490% increase in funding for projects and innovative grants in Henrico Schools since 2016. As our involvement grows, so does our need for partners, donors, and passionate, caring staff members.

Our work in support of HCPS is more important than ever as principals and teachers look for new instructional strategies and approaches to strengthen public schools and ignite student learning. Each employee contributes directly to the accomplishments of our goals and we hope you will take pride in being a member of our team.

Job Openings

The Development Director for Scholarships and Endowed Gifts will work with the Chief Development Officer to foster a culture of philanthropy and assist with advancing the mission of the Henrico Education Foundation (HEF). This will be accomplished through excellent, energetic fundraising, relationship building and a strong social media presence. The position is responsible for the management of and fundraising for the Henrico Students of Promise Scholarship Fund as well as overseeing and leading philanthropy for HEF’s other endowed funds. This individual will cultivate donor relationships, lead special fundraising campaigns, events and crowd funding initiatives specific to scholarships and endowed gifts. The position requires a true relationship builder with fundraising experience, who can work both independently and with a team. This position reports directly to the Chief Development Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and coordinate the Henrico Students of Promise Scholarship campaign, as well as fundraising campaigns for HEF’s other endowed funds and scholarships;
  • Develop, implement and lead a comprehensive fundraising strategy for scholarships and endowed gifts – including funding proposals, stewardship plans and other correspondence with donors and prospects;
  • Plan and execute donor cultivation events;
  • Lead research on major donors and prospect profiles for scholarship funds and endowed gifts;
  • Serve as primary point person for scholarships and endowed funds, maintaining all donor agreements, relationships and prospect records;
  • Support the execution of the strategic plan as it relates to scholarships and endowed gifts in collaboration with the development team;
  • Maintain highly organized filing system – including but not limited to: donors, granting agencies, business contracts, and other key records;
  • Oversee the creation and production of fundraising materials for scholarships, planned giving and endowed gifts;
  • Work with the Communications Specialist to develop PR initiatives, crowd funding campaigns, social media posts, and other communications related to scholarships and endowed funds;
  • Provide regular detailed reports to the Chief Development Officer;
  • The successful candidate will have the ability to coordinate multiple projects, work as a team player in a fast-paced environment and will enjoy working with people, especially high-profile donors;
  • Actively participate as a positive member of the HEF team, meeting, or exceeding team standards, including but not limited to the following:
    • Contribute willingly to every “all hands” projects including special events, annual report, donor mailings, and development, marketing and PR materials etc.
    • Attend, participate and contribute in all staff/committee meetings and other foundation events.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree required;
  • A minimum of two years of fundraising experience (individual gift experience preferred);
  • Ability to write clear, compelling narrative for materials;
  • Strong analytical skills, with capacity to self-motivate and work independently;
  • Experience with data management programs and donor systems; Excellent computer skills related to the use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Ability to work nights and weekends on occasion as required;
  • Must have a keen eye for detail, accuracy and consistency;
  • Possess excellent organization and multi-tasking skills;
  • Must be able to recognize confidential information and maintain confidentiality;
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills including decision making and problem-solving abilities;
  • Experience working with volunteers a plus.

Additional Information:

  • Job Type: Full Time – 40 hours per week.
  • Salary: $60,000-$75,000/year
  • Reports to: Chief Development Officer.
  • Salary: Competitive, commensurate with experience and other qualifications.
  • Benefits: Medical, Dental and 403B Retirement plan and Match.
  • Generous PTO, Sick Leave and 14 paid holidays.
  • Job Location: Henrico County, VA.
  • Foundation works year-round and does not follow Henrico County Public Schools summer hours.

To apply for this position, please email resume and cover letter to: Jay Shively, Chief Development Officer at jobopenings@henricogives.org . No phone calls please.

The Henrico Education Foundation (HEF) is seeking an educational professional who believes strong schools make strong communities. HEF supports the Henrico County Public Schools (HCPS), the sixth largest school district in the Commonwealth, serving 48,000 students in 72 educational facilities from diverse neighborhoods including suburban, rural and urban communities.

HEF’s work in support of HCPS is more important than ever as principals and teachers look for new instructional strategies and approaches to improve public schools and ignite student learning. Founded in 1993 as a public-private partnership with the school district, HEF serves as a catalyst to create innovation, identify research-based solutions, replicate best practices in additional classrooms, and connect key partnerships with public schools. Our mission is to strengthen public education by advancing innovative programs and initiatives designed to improve student achievement. HEF funds creative instructional approaches with strong academic goals that directly address the opportunity gap and provides resources for teachers impacting the most challenged students.

The Academic Coordinator will support the Program Officer-CLC by assisting in the coordination and preparation of HEF’s Afterschool program curriculum to adhere to standards set forth by the Virginia Department of Social Services and the Virginia Department of Education. Serving participants in our Community Learning Centers and Learning and Discover Programs, our after-school programs focus on engaging and empowering children through activities that support their academic, physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs. The Academic Coordinator will work 20-25 hours per week, supporting the HEF Program Officer and our dedicated staff teams focus on building relationships and providing the support children need to learn, grow, and thrive.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the development of the academic curriculum for HEF’s Afterschool programs, including:
    • Oversee the development of math and literacy lessons for grades K-8
    • Assist in the development of enrichment lesson for grades K-8
    • Assist in securing enrichment vendors for grades K-8
    • Provide leadership to HEF Afterschool staff with the development, organization, and delivery of academic content
    • Update Weekly teaching schedules
    • Collect and input program and academic data for HEF’s 21st Century Afterschool programs
  • Working in coordination with HEF’s Program Officer-CLC and HCPS staff to assist with the collection of Community Learning Center school data for the 21st Century Afterschool program grants, including but not limited to:
    • School attendance
    • Quarterly academic data
  • Assists in the hiring and onboarding of part-time program staff, included but not limited to:
    • Assisting with the creation and responsible for the implementation of the new employee orientation for part-time afterschool teachers
    • Assists in the interview process of part-time after school candidates as needed
  • Provide temporary classroom leadership when teacher or staff member is absent
  • In coordination with the Program Officer, plan and implement mock site visits for each Center
  • Communicate effectively with staff, school personnel, children, and volunteers
  • Respond to all staff and community inquiries and complaints in a timely manner
  • Promote a team concept through a positive approach to supervision, communication, and interactions with others
  • Actively participate as a positive member of the HEF team, meeting or exceeding team standards, including but not limited to the following:
    • Contribute willingly to every “all hands” project and special events,
    • Attend and contribute to required staff meetings and other foundation events
    • Assist program staff with reporting and grant administration
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Certified Professional Teaching License or Teaching Degree.
  • 3+ years of experience in an educational environment.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • Strong communication skills.

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to plan, organize, lead, and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.
  • Ability to lift up to 45 pounds.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.

Additional Information:

  • Job Type: Part Time – 20-25 hours per week
  • Reports to: HEF Community Learning Center Program Officer
  • Salary: $22/hour
  • Job Location: Henrico County, VA
  • The Foundation works year-round and does not follow Henrico County Public Schools summer hours.
  • Deadline: Open until filled
  • How to apply: Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and resume to Aaron Monroe, aaron@henricogives.org

The Henrico Education Foundation (HEF) is seeking a program management professional who believes strong schools make strong communities. HEF supports the Henrico County Public Schools (HCPS), the sixth largest school district in the Commonwealth, serving 48,000 students in 72 educational facilities from diverse neighborhoods including suburban, rural, and urban communities.

HEF’s work in support of HCPS is more important than ever as principals and teachers look for new instructional strategies and approaches to improve public schools and ignite student learning. Founded in 1993 as a public/private partnership with the school district, HEF serves as a catalyst to create innovation, identify research-based solutions, replicate best practices in additional classrooms, and connect key partnerships with public schools. Our mission is to strengthen public education by advancing innovative programs and initiatives designed to improve student achievement. HEF funds creative instructional approaches with strong academic goals that directly address the opportunity gap and provides resources for teachers impacting the most challenged students.

The Henrico Education Foundation is excited to provide afterschool enrichment to elementary-age children attending select Henrico County schools. Serving participants in the schools they attend, our program focusses on engaging and empowering children through activities that support their physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs. Our afterschool Center Directors work 25-29 hours per week, coordinating daily activities and leading dedicated staff teams focused on building relationships and providing the support children need to learn, grow, and thrive.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans, delivers, directs, and evaluates licensed after-school care program activities to meet the needs of the participants
  • Supervises staff to ensure that they successfully fulfill their job responsibilities
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with host school
  • Engages and equips volunteers to support programs
  • Coordinates delivery of enrichment activities
  • Communicates effectivities with children, parents, staff, school personnel, and volunteers
  • Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals
  • Engages all assigned children, ensuring a high level of participation in activities
  • Develops appropriate relationships with children and families to better understand and meet the needs of individual children
  • Ensures the safety of children in assigned group
  • Provides assistance with homework and encourages academic progress
  • Designs and delivers program lesson plans in a developmentally appropriate manner, meeting the individual physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs of the participants
  • Provides active and attentive supervision, staying alert at all times
  • Serves as a positive role model, demonstrates professional behavior, and understands positive youth development approaches to the academic and social development of youth
  • Promotes a team concept through a positive approach to supervision, communication, and interactions with others. Maintains transparent, on-going communication with supervisor
  • Maintains accurate classroom records as assigned and according to program requirements
  • Communicates regularly with parents; attends school events as designated by supervisor
  • Adheres to the Community Learning Center/Learning & Discovery policies and procedures
  • Monitors daily operations to adhere to all state, local, and program regulations
  • Promotes program in a positive way internally and externally
  • Ensures fiscal objectives are attained
  • Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in a timely manner
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Meet the requirements of Program Director as detailed in the Virginia Regulations for Licensed Child Day Centers. (must have at least one of the following)
    1. A graduate degree in a child-related field such as, but not limited to, elementary education, nursing, or recreation from a college or university and six months of programmatic experience
    2. An endorsement or bachelor's degree in a child-related field such as, but not limited to, elementary education, nursing, or recreation from a college or university and one year of programmatic experience
    3. Forty-eight semester hours or 72 quarter hours of college credit from a college or university of which 12 semester hours or 18 quarter hours are in child-related subjects and one year of programmatic experience
  • At least 21 years of age with reliable transportation and a history of dependability

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities

Additional Information:

  • Job Type: Part Time, 25-29 hrs per week
  • Reports to: HEF Program Coordinator
  • Salary: Starting at $21/hour
  • Job Location: Richmond/Henrico, County VA
  • The Foundation works year-round and does not follow Henrico County Public Schools summer
    hours.
  • For more information about the Henrico Education Foundation, please visit www.henricogives.org

To apply please submit your resume to JobOpenings@henricogives.org.

Position Summary:

The Henrico Education Foundation is excited to provide after-school enrichment to elementary-age children attending select Henrico County schools. Serving participants in the schools they attend, our program focuses on engaging and empowering children through activities that support their physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs. Our after-school Program Leaders are responsible for a designated group of children, planning and implementing a variety of activities while developing positive, nurturing relationships.

Essential Functions:

  1. Engages all assigned children, ensuring a high level of participation in activities.
  2. Develops appropriate relationships with children and families to better understand and meet the needs of individual children.
  3. Ensures the safety of children in assigned group.
  4. Provides assistance with homework and encourages academic progress.
  5. Designs and delivers program lesson plans in a developmentally appropriate manner, meeting the individual physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs of the participants.
  6. Provides active and attentive supervision, staying alert at all times.
  7. Serves as a positive role model, demonstrates professional behavior, and understands positive youth development approaches to the academic and social development of youth.
  8. Facilitates a program environment that invites exploration, promotes positive play, and welcomes children.
  9. Promotes a team concept through a positive approach to supervision, communication, and interactions with others. Maintains transparent, on-going communication with supervisor.
  10. Maintains accurate classroom records as assigned and according to program requirements.
  11. Communicates regularly with parents; attends school events as designated by supervisor.
  12. Adheres to the Learning and Discovery Program policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Meet the requirements of Program Leader as detailed in the Virginia Regulations for Licensed Child Day Centers.
  • Experience preferred in delivering programs in one or more of the following areas: songs/music, arts/crafts,
    science, math, literacy, drama, physical education.
  • At least 18 years of age with reliable transportation and a history of dependability.

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Sufficient strength, agility, and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.

Additional Information:

  • Job Title: Program Counselor – Learning & Discovery/Community Learning Center Programs
  • Part Time: average of 20 hours per week
  • Reports to: Center Director

IF INTERESTED PLEASE EMAIL A RESUME TO Jobopenings@henricogives.org.

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Henrico Education Foundation, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Henrico Education Foundation, Inc. complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. HEF will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of any characteristic protected under applicable law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to the following:

  • Recruitment, hiring, placement, transfer, promotion, and demotion;
  • Training, development, and educational assistance;
  • Compensation and benefits;
  • Discipline;
  • Termination of employment.

Employment decisions, subject to the legitimate business requirements of Henrico Education Foundation, Inc. (HEF), are based solely on the individual's qualifications, merit, behavior, and performance without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

HEF fully complies with the reasonable accommodation requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws.