At New Door Ventures and our social enterprise businesses we are always looking to meet people who are interested in helping young adults prepare for the modern workforce. If you want to be part of a high performing team that serves the greater good -- both on a daily basis and over the long haul -- we want to hear from you. If you are interested in future opportunities with New Door Ventures or want to apply for a current, posted position, please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Door Ventures helps at-risk youth get ready for work and for life by providing the job training, work experience and individual support they need to achieve their unique potential and become productive, working members of their communities.
New Door Ventures uses an integrated, holistic approach to accomplish its purpose through two primary youth employment initiatives: The Switch program offers paid internships in social enterprises owned and operated by New Door, while the ALLY program provides job readiness training and paid work experience in community organizations. Every client receives individualized case management to help them establish goals for the future and develop relationships with supportive adults. Clients also participate in skill-building workshops on topics such as interviewing, resume writing, personal finance, communications and conflict resolution.
New Door Ventures was founded in 1981 by a small Christian community to provide greater opportunities to the poor. The organization is sustained through social enterprise revenues, individual donations and private and public grants.
Working with New Door Ventures leadership, the Agency Manager will be responsible for the successful launch of New Door Ventures' newest social enterprise, NewDesk. The Agency Manager, with support of New Door Ventures program and administration staff, will be responsible for all aspects of business startup including setting up business infrastructure, technology, staff hiring and work supervision, managing a successful working relationship with oDesk, and, in the future, finding ways to expand this business and grow job opportunities for youth.
To start, the Manager will be responsible for various aspects of helping youth interns successfully complete the program: the Manager will supervise a staff of approximately 15 at risk youth who work part-time in 12-month internships, and who work closely with the Youth Development Specialist(s) and receive case management and support with their goals. Over the first 3 years of the program, our goal is to employ 180 youth, with additional supervisory staff to be added as the program scales.
The Manager will be responsible for maintaining and growing New Door's relationship with oDesk, ensuring that youth staff meet or exceed oDesk's quality and productivity standards. He or she must also take the required tests and certification of the youth interns and exceed passing. The Manager will also be responsible for working with New Door's fundraising staff to generate donor support for NewDesk and ensure that NewDesk meets funder requirements.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Manager of NewDesk is responsible for the complete oversight of NewDesk from a business, financial and social mission perspective, including:NewDesk Operations. Manages the successful daily operations of the business, including:
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
Please send résumé and a well-crafted cover letter that demonstrates your interest in the position, your qualifications and your ability to effectively communicate in writing to: email@example.com
Job offer will be contingent on clearing a required background and fingerprint check and passing proficiency tests and receiving certification from oDesk and its partners.