YCore is hiring an Executive Director and Program Manager to take our organization into its next phase of growth.

About YCore

YCore believes that Philanthropy should to be a tool for justice. Our role is to mobilize and train the next generation of social justice philanthropists. We believe that education and action are crucial to activate more time, money and resources for our local communities. In our four-month, after-work program, young professionals build capacity for local nonprofits while also gaining the knowledge and experience to become better volunteers, donors and community advocates. In just four years, we've mobilized 200 young professionals who have donated 10,000 hours and $2 million in project value through more than 40 strategic, capacity building projects with Bay Area nonprofits.

The following values guide every aspect of our organization, from our engagements with nonprofits, to our team project work, to our hiring.

  • We are empathetic

  • We are committed

  • We champion our communities

  • We have fun


Executive Director

YCore’s next Executive Director will broaden and deepen the impact of an innovative social impact organization in the Bay Area. The Executive Director will inspire and mobilize the next generation of social justice philanthropists as the face of YCore, and through workshop and event facilitation. They will also strengthen YCore’s brand and position as a leader in the next-gen philanthropy and civic engagement, recruiting the support of like-minded organizations and funders. The Executive Director will work directly with the Board of Directors, Alumni Board, Program Manager and other stakeholders to drive the continued strategic development of YCore to ensure that communities have the resources they need to thrive.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement YCore’s organizational, impact and growth strategies

    • Drive strategic planning processes with the Board of Directors, Program Manager, Alumni Board and other key stakeholders, setting the broad goals and potential of YCore.

    • Connect the dots between strategy and execution, collaborating with the Alumni Board to meet strategic goals

    • Launch a YCore chapter in the South Bay in Spring 2019

  • Facilitate bi-weekly workshops and events for the YCore program

    • Educate the next generation of philanthropists about topics including design thinking, social justice, fundraising and creating post-program action plans using YCore’s proprietary curriculum

    • Partner with like-minded organizations to produce events on relevant social impact topics targeted at young professionals in San Francisco

  • Increase visibility of YCore among potential funders, partners and like-minded organizations

    • Develop YCore’s brand and marketing strategy to communicate YCore’s mission to external stakeholders and the broader public

    • Execute on visibility efforts, ranging from content creation, to thought leadership, to general networking to newsletters and social media

    • Maintain relationships with alumni, partners, like-minded organizations and potential funders

  • Fundraise to grow YCore’s budget

    • Develop and execute a robust, long-term fundraising plan

    • Source and apply for funding from individuals, foundations, competitions or corporations

Qualifications

  • Deep passion and commitment for YCore’s mission and values of empathy, commitment, championing our communities and having fun

  • Comfortable translating the needs and goals of nonprofit staff and young professionals in the Bay Area, as well as social justice and philanthropy concepts to key stakeholders

  • Significant fundraising and experience, or equivalent sales experience

  • Pragmatic, strategic mind with a bias toward execution. Must be able to manage others to bring strategy and vision to life

  • Strong presentation, interpersonal and networking skills

  • Ability to execute, operate, and quickly adapt based on feedback and self-awareness

  • Ability to jump from project to project while problem solving quickly and effectively when tricky points arise

  • Experience managing groups of people or significant projects

  • Excellent organization and self-management abilities

Compensation and Expectations

  • This job is based in the Bay Area, specifically in both San Francisco and the South Bay / Peninsula area

  • Annual Salary of $60,000-$75,000 based on experience. Health, vision, and dental insurance, as well as generous  PTO, are also included

  • Full-time schedule,  including 1-2 evenings per week and approximately one weekend per month for workshops and events

  • The Executive Director will work directly with, and report to, YCore’s Board of Directors

  • Preferred starting date: November 1, 2018

How to apply

Please upload a cover letter and resume here
Questions? Please email info@ycore.org


Program Manager

YCore’s first Program Manager will run the day-to-day execution of an innovative social impact program to deepen the impact of the organization in the Bay Area.  

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Run the day-to-day execution of YCore’s social impact fellowship programs in the South Bay and San Francisco (approximately 50% of the role)

    • Recruit young professionals to become YCore Project Leads and Fellows

    • Own communication and coordination of all workshops, events and meetings

    • Manage program calendar and ensure that key milestones are met throughout the year

    • Manage impact measurement process, deploying surveys and analyzing data

  • Scope nonprofit project partnerships alongside Project Leads (approximately 25% of the role):

    • Source and recommend impactful, community-based organizations to Project Leads

    • Advise Project Leads on project scope and partnership considerations

    • Develop relationships with nonprofit partners to gather feedback and create repeat partnership opportunities

  • Support the Executive Director in executing on strategic priorities (approximately 25%  of the role):

    • Collaborate with the Alumni Board to ensure progress on strategic initiatives

    • Support on tasks ranging from grant applications to marketing or visibility efforts

      Qualifications

  • Deep passion and commitment for YCore’s mission and values of empathy, commitment, championing our communities and having fun

  • Comfortable translating the needs and goals of nonprofit staff and young professionals in the Bay Area, as well as social justice and philanthropy concepts to key stakeholders

  • Strong, scrappy problem solver with a point-of-view on tackling any type of project, from internal tasks to nonprofit partners’ strategic priorities

  • Executes flawlessly, jumps from project to project calmly and adapts effectively based on feedback and self-awareness

  • Experience managing groups of people or significant projects

  • Excellent organization and self-management abilities

Compensation and Expectations

  • This job is based in the Bay Area, specifically in the South Bay / Peninsula area

  • Annual Salary of $55,000-$65,000 based on experience. Health, vision, and dental insurance, as well as generous PTO, are also included

  • 40 hours per week, including 2-4 evenings per week and approximately one weekend per month for workshops and events

  • The Program Manager will work directly with, and report to, YCore’s Executive Director

  • Preferred starting date: Nov 1, 2018

How to Apply

Please upload a cover letter and resume here
Questions? Please email info@ycore.org


Non-Discrimination Policy

YCore does not discriminate against or harass any person employed or seeking employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion, pregnancy, medical condition, ancestry, marital status, age, or citizenship. This policy is intended to be consistent with the provisions of applicable State and Federal laws.

Typical Physical and Mental Demands

Both roles requires prolonged use of a computer and eye-hand and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard and telephone. It requires normal range of hearing to communicate with partners and Fellows. Daily travel around the Bay Area will be necessary.