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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Director of Philanthropy

SPOON Foundation, a young and growing nonprofit, is looking for an experienced Director of Philanthropy with an entrepreneurial spirit to collaborate with the leadership team and board in advancing SPOON’s global presence and impact.

SPOON is the first and only organization worldwide dedicated to transforming nutrition and care for orphaned and vulnerable children worldwide. We have been recognized by UNICEF and Ashoka for our innovative approach and system-changing work, which has catalyzed national policy change and yielded dramatic improvements in children’s health and development. We are in the midst of rapid and strategic expansion with a goal of doubling our revenue in the next two to five years, and are eager to bolster our development potential so we can reach more children in more corners of the globe.

Headquartered in the progressive Central Industrial District of SE Portland, we offer a fun and flexible work environment free of bureaucracy and full of passion and big ideas. This key leadership position reports to the Executive Director and is supported by an Administrative and Development Coordinator, as well as team of high-level local, national and overseas board members and advisors. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced fundraising professional to creatively and strategically shape the future of an organization, and of the lives of children around the world.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Leadership and strategy

 

Donor cultivation and stewardship

Brand and donor communications

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND QUALIFICATIONS:

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: This is an exempt, full-time position. Salary $75,000 Benefits include health coverage, generous paid time off, participation in our self-care plan, and flexible schedule. Domestic travel up to six (6) times per year.

HOW TO APPLY: WVDO is pleased to be working with the SPOON Foundation to find a Director of Philanthropy. To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume and respond to the screening questions located at: wvdo-or.hiringthing.com. Application deadline: May 2, 2015.

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Administrative & Development Coordinator

SPOON Foundation, a young and growing global nonprofit, is looking for a highly organized Administrative & Development Coordinator with an entrepreneurial spirit to support the leadership team, assist with development efforts and run the office. This person will be a self-starter, excellent communicator, and a solution-oriented thinker with a positive attitude and ability to juggle multiple tasks.

 

SPOON is the first and only organization dedicated to transforming nutrition and care for orphaned and vulnerable children worldwide. UNICEF and Ashoka recognize SPOON for its innovative approach and system-changing work, which has catalyzed national policy change and yielded dramatic improvements in children’s health and development.

 

Headquartered in the progressive Central Industrial District of SE Portland, we offer a fun and flexible work environment free of bureaucracy and full of passion and big ideas. This position is an excellent opportunity to play a meaningful role in the day to day of a growing organization that is shaping the lives of children around the world and to grow and expand professionally.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Development

Administration

 

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND QUALIFICATIONS:

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a non-exempt, 30-40 hour/week position. Compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include health coverage, generous paid time off, participation in our self-care plan, and flexible schedule.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit cover letter, résumé/CV, completed application to hiring@spoonfoundation.org. Please address the characteristics of a successful candidate, as well as your qualifications, in your cover letter.

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Volunteer Opportunities

SPOON Foundation is the first and only organization worldwide working to protect orphans and vulnerable children from the debilitating - yet fully preventable - impacts of malnutrition and improper feeding. We have been recognized by UNICEF and Ashoka for our innovative approach and systems-changing work, which has catalyzed national policy change and yielded dramatic improvements in children's health and development.

Program Volunteer

We are seeking a dynamic volunteer to work with our program team approximately 5-10 hours a week. Key responsibilities include organizing our products, providing pre-trip support, developing fact sheets for our products and partnerships, perfecting our international volunteer orientation package, and desk research on partners and grant opportunities.

Administrative Volunteer

We are seeking a detail-oriented volunteer to work with our Executive Director and Director of Finance & Operations approximately 10-20 hours a week. Key responsibilities include assisting with mailings, database entry and reports, general office management, such as filing and ordering supplies, and meeting scheduling.

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We offer collaboration with an exceptional and fun team, mission-driven work, and an opportunity to make a huge impact in the lives of vulnerable children around the world!

We ask that volunteers commit to the position for at least 3 months. Please contact volunteer@spoonfoundation.org with your interest and availability.