Green City Force (GCF) is seeking a Chief Development Officer (CDO) that will work in close collaboration with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to establish and lead an effective fundraising strategy towards strengthening brand visibility, expanding on private donor relations and government funding, and expanding marketing and communications efforts. GCF’s development team has an entrepreneurial culture within a dynamic, innovative organization serving public housing communities across New York City. The primary responsibility of the CDO is to identify, plan, and manage the annual fundraising goal of $5M, along with department communication goals and fundraising events. The CDO also partners with the CEO and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to ensure that needs are prioritized and resources are secured in a timely fashion, and with the program unit leads to help inform effective proposals aligned with GCF’s mission. Revenue strategy, budget alignment and resource allocation is accomplished in partnership with the Development and Finance teams, management team, and Board of Directors.
Are you passionate about working with young people? Are you looking to be part of a mission-driven organization that seeks to disrupt the cycle of poverty? If so, you might be the ideal candidate for the
open Support Services Social Worker (SSSW) position with Green City Force.
Green City Force (GCF) is an AmeriCorps program that has been recognized nationally for its innovative workforce development and service model that positively impacts Opportunity Youth living in public housing, while supporting sustainability initiatives across the City.
SSSW’s primary role is to provide psychosocial support to our Corps Members (AmeriCorps Members completing a 6-month service term at GCF) and GCF alumni. The SSSW will provide a range of services,
including individual counseling, group workshops, and psychoeducational seminars, to assist our members and alumni in developing skills to manage any psychosocial stressors that may arise as they work toward their goal of employment, education, and other personal achievements.
The Green City Force Service Coordinator is an essential field-leader, representing Green City Force (GCF) in the Eco-Hubs and modeling our core values, upholding our mission and vision. As an essential frontline supervisor, they lead, coordinate, and motivate teams of up to 20 young adults between the ages of 18- 24, all residents of the New York City Public Housing Authority (NYCHA) enrolled as AmeriCorps members.
The Service Coordinators are responsible for ensuring that service delivery, support of Corps Member development goals, and Eco-Hub operations including but not limited to Eco-Hub production and other hands-on activities are accomplished on a day-to-day basis. These activities include urban agriculture, composting, clean energy projects across New York City, and educating NYCHA residents about key sustainability initiatives both at Eco-Hub sites and other NYCHA developments. While the Service Coordinator position is based primarily in the field, they are required to manage administrative duties related to team management, documentation, and data reporting.
Service Coordinators are in the field 80% of the time, spending 20% of their time in Green City Academy, GCF’s classroom component of the Service Corps. The main responsibility of the Service Coordinator is supervising AmeriCorps members and leveraging their team to accomplish community-centered service goals. The following responsibilities are listed in the order of priority and percent of time expected.
Green City Force (GCF) seeks an experienced professional with a combination of experience in youth development, workforce development, environmental justice, service-learning (AmeriCorps exposure a plus) a track record of excellence, and a desire to make an impact in the lives of young people. Working closely with the Chief Program Officer and the Director of Service Operations and Infrastructure, the Director of Service and Community Partnerships will provide strategic leadership and successful execution of the organization’s mission of training young leaders to power a green and inclusive economy, through service.
The Director will be key in developing and driving strategies that support an increase in program participation, retention, and stronger service to sector alignment. The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator, manager, and leadership and relationship- builder, problem-solver, and strong collaborator with a commitment to racial, economic, and environmental justice. They will be an agile thinker and doer who thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
GCF has garnered awards and recognition at every level, including the Mayor’s “Most Innovative Nonprofit in NYC”, for its holistic model centering young adults in public housing in New York City. This is an opportunity to join an organization with a proven track record, strong growth potential, and a positive organizational culture for personal growth and collective impact as a critical part of a high-energy team.
The Eco-Hub Fellow position is an advanced term AmeriCorps leadership intensive. Successful applicants will be positive role models to new Green City Force members, and passionate about sustainability, service and youth development. This is a 1700 hours full time role from January 2023 through November 2023 with an AmeriCorps stipend ($2000/month) and opportunity to receive a second Segal AmeriCorps Education Award ($6,495) upon successful completion. In this role, the Eco-Hub Fellows will directly shadow Service Coordinators and receive in-depth training in youth development, wide-ranging and advanced sustainability sector training, high level professional skills including data management, and individualized career-based training. We are seeking mature and responsible individuals with excellent work ethic and reliability who have demonstrated sound judgment of professional boundaries both in the field and outside of service.
Green City Force (GCF) is seeking a passionate and mission-driven Director of Sectoral Business Development to drive employer and business partnerships as a green job placement strategy for Green City Force’s alumni.
Reporting to the Chief Program Officer, The Director of Sectoral Business Development will deliver high-quality career development solutions across our dynamic sector, with direct responsibility for growing an employer base to sustain opportunities for GCF graduates, while ensuring a high-quality experience throughout all aspects of the candidate and employer relationship.
The Director of Sectoral Business Development is an experienced clean energy, urban agriculture, and other green sectors professional. They are well experienced in workforce development and will utilize business, sales, and customer relationship management skills to grow Green City Force’s business partner portfolio. This is an opportunity to join an organization with a proven track record, strong growth potential, and a positive organizational culture for personal growth and collective impact as a critical member of a high-energy team.
The Career Service Manager ensures that Green City Force (GCF) Corps Members and alumni develop the skills and have access to continuous opportunities that prepare them for placement and advancement in sustainable careers. They work across programs and within their Career Services team to ensure that GCF graduates and alumni receive effective career placement support, with access to wrap-around services needed to support career mobility, as well as short and long-term retention. They also collaborate on GCF alumni and employment initiatives, cultivate and support community and employment partnerships, and represent GCF at relevant events and activities, in furtherance of our mission to ensure long-term graduate success.
The Career Services Manager is part of the Career Services Team. They report directly to the Director of Career Services and supervise the Alumni Engagement Coordinator and Career Services Social Work Apprentices (interns who support access to wrap-around services).
The Sectoral Training Manager is responsible for managing Green City Force’s training opportunities for 100+ annual service corps to upskill alumni. They ensure that Green City Force (GCF) Corps Members and alumni develop the skills and have access to continuous learning opportunities that prepare them for placement and advancements in sustainable careers. They oversee Corps Memberoom-based environmental literacy through Green City Academy, help design energy-related service projects, connect alumni to sectoral training opportunities, establish training and employer partnerships, guide the talent pipeline, and support on-site career coaching efforts.
The Sectoral Training Manager works closely with the Director of Sectoral Business Development and the Social Enterprise team, they are under the direct supervision of the Director of Career Service and work collaboratively to maintain alignment from service to alumni hood.