We’re hiring! The Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF), an award-winning nonprofit based in Waterbury Center, Vermont, is seeking two new team members: a Literacy Program Manager and a Development/Finance Coordinator. If you’re passionate about literacy, enjoy working in a friendly and collaborative environment, and meet the requirements for either position below, we’d love to hear from you! Please send a resume and cover letter to clif@clifonline.org by June 24


LITERACY PROGRAM MANAGER:

32-40 hours per week; some work performed in the CLiF office, some done remotely.

CLiF seeks an enthusiastic, organized programs professional to help manage some of our most important literacy programs and to build and cultivate relationships with schools, libraries and other nonprofits across Vermont and New Hampshire. 

Duties include: Working with CLiF grantees to develop and schedule CLiF Year of the Book, Rural Libraries, Momentum, and other programs; working with program colleagues; planning CLiF’s community literacy and rural library conferences; collaborating with CLiF presenters; outreach, including writing and presentations. (This position does not involve teaching or curriculum development.)

REQUIREMENTS:

At least four years of program development experience with proven success in creating and managing community programs. Passion for literacy. Excellent project management, organizational, and people skills, with exceptional attention to detail. Proven ability to manage projects and small teams. Strong computer proficiency required; Apple preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Comfortable speaking with groups.


DEVELOPMENT/FINANCE COORDINATOR

32-40 hours per week; some work performed in the CLiF office, some done remotely.

CLiF seeks an enthusiastic professional with development, bookkeeping and database experience to assist with fundraising efforts, manage our donor database, prepare finances for off-site processing, and other related tasks.

Duties include: Processing donations using Neon donor database; generating thank-you letters to donors; donor outreach; grant-writing; assisting Executive Director in expanding CLiF’s fundraising capabilities; preparing reports and weekly bank deposits; some accounting (primarily preparing accounts payable for off-site processing); assisting with office management; giving presentations and representing CLiF at public events. 

REQUIREMENTS:

At least four years of development and donor database experience. Experience with QuickBooks, or willingness to learn. Passion for literacy. Excellent project management, organizational, and people skills, with exceptional attention to detail. Proven ability to work in teams and independently. Strong computer proficiency required; Apple preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Comfortable speaking with groups.


Over the past 24 years, CLiF has served more than 350,000 children in Vermont and New Hampshire and given away over $9 million in brand new books. Our talented presenters have visited locations in every corner of the Twin States, helping to inspire young readers and writers and spread a love of literacy. Currently, CLiF is building a new headquarters in Waterbury Center, Vermont that will enable us to expand our work and serve many more thousands of children in the years to come. For additional updates on CLiF happenings, please subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter; and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

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