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Jul 28 2020    PICC Blog

Resource Director – Applications Due August 31, 2020

Part-Time Bookkeeper/Administrative SupportApplications Due September 15, 2020

Persons of color and from immigrant backgrounds strongly encouraged to apply. The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race or ethnicity, gender, age, national origin, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation.


Resource Director

The Resource Director will be focused on helping PICC answer the question: how do we build the organizational capacity and infrastructure of our movement so that immigrant communities can access the services they need and have powerful vehicles for creating systemic and structural change?

The Resource Director will lead the work of developing and implementing a movement-oriented fundraising and capacity building strategy that includes ensuring PICC’s sustainability, leadership development, organizational capacity building, and expanding the resources available to community-led immigrant rights work in Pennsylvania. The Resource Director serves as a member of PICC’s leadership team and shapes strategic thinking for the organization, including fundraising, communications, and planning. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a flexible and team-oriented approach to problem solving, and be excited about building a fully-resourced immigrant rights movement.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Resource Director will include:

PA is Ready! Network and Fund

  • Lead the PA is Ready! fundraising efforts, with the goal of raising $1 million per year for distribution through the fund’s innovative participatory grantmaking process
  • Facilitate the annual PA is Ready! participatory grantmaking process
  • Conduct funder education, including presentations and creating materials about the PA is Ready! model and successes

Capacity Building & Fundraising

  • Work closely with PICC’s leadership team to develop and implement the organization’s fundraising plan
  • Research and pursue funding opportunities that increase funding for collaborative and movement-wide work
  • Lead project manager for annual statewide immigrant rights convening
  • Work closely with staff to track the most exciting and compelling work of the organization, supports participatory learning processes, and writes case studies
  • Oversee development of PICC’s capacity building program, including creating toolkits, trainings, and research reports

Organizational Management

  • Assist with the hiring and training of staff members
  • Primary supervisor of 1-2 staff members and/or interns
  • Collect and report data on agreed project outcomes
  • Represent PICC at local, regional, and national events

Persons of color and from immigrant backgrounds strongly encouraged to apply. This position can be based anywhere in Pennsylvania and will require some travel statewide. This is a full-time position with occasional weekend and evening hours.

Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the following:

  • Experience and commitment to working with multicultural and immigrant communities
  • Track record as a successful fundraiser in the non-profit field
  • Experience as a project manager, including responding to multiple priorities in a timely manner
  • Experience facilitating collaborative decision-making processes
  • Ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and compelling proposals
  • Ability to reliably track and report on project outcomes
  • Interpersonal and communications skills, with an emphasis on the ability to navigate coalition dynamics and support the leadership of immigrant community members
  • Fluency in a language spoken within Pennsylvania’s immigrant communities (e.g. Spanish, Chinese, etc.)
  • Familiarity with PowerBase and Asana or similar

Salary & Benefits:

  • All positions are paid according to the organization’s salary scale. Starting salary for this position is $60,000.
  • Benefits include full medical coverage, 5% employer match 401k, and paid vacation and sick leave.

To Apply:

Please submit a resume with a short introductory letter telling us why you are interested in working for PICC and your experience with fundraising via email to jobs@paimmigrant.org with the subject line “Resource Director”. All applications will be acknowledged with an automatic reply, but only complete applications will be reviewed. No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with a final application deadline of August 31, 2020.

Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to submit a 1-3 page writing sample, ideally of a proposal, case study, or other fundraising related writing you have personally written, and 3 professional references.


Part-Time Bookkeeper/Administrative Support

The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition is looking for a motivated individual as a part-time bookkeeper/administrative support. This person will be responsible for performing basic internal bookkeeping and administrative duties. The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational skills, be detailed oriented, and able to manage multiple priorities at once.

Roles and Responsibilities will include:

  • Performing bookkeeping tasks using Quickbooks, including paying bills, entering invoices and credit card transactions, and making deposits
  • Supporting Executive Director and auditor with preparing financial reports
  • Managing and tracking donations and memberships
  • Providing administrative support, such as ordering office supplies, providing logistical support for events, and oversight and maintenance of equipment
  • Maintaining confidentiality in all aspects of financial and personnel information

This is a part-time (20-hours per week) position with flexible scheduling available. This position is based in Philadelphia and will require working from the office 1-2 days per week. PICC follows all public health guidelines to ensure the health and safety of employees.

Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the following:

  • Proficiency and comfort using Quickbooks
  • Proficiency and comfort using Excel spreadsheets
  • Experience and commitment to working with multicultural and immigrant communities
  • Knowledge of a language spoken by immigrant communities in PA
  • Experience and knowledge of standard accounting practices
  • Familiarity with PowerBase, Asana, or similar

Salary & Benefits:

  • All positions are paid according to the organization’s salary scale. Starting annual salary for this position is $20,000.
  • Benefits include a wellness plan, remote working support, paid vacation, and paid sick leave. 

To Apply: Please complete the online application at: https://bit.ly/PICC-bookkeeper. We are not accepting emailed resumes or applications. All applications will be acknowledged with an automatic reply. Due to volume, we will only contact applicants we wish to interview. No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with a final deadline of September 15, 2020.

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