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INTERESTED IN JOINING OUR TEAM? 

We are currently looking to add the following roles to our team: 


BOARD MEMBERS 2024 

About our Board of Directors:

As we strive to expand our reach and impact nationwide, we are seeking 4-5 professional and passionate individuals to join our Board of Directors. The board plays a crucial role in ensuring the well-being and effectiveness of Embrace Her Legacy. Board members are crucial to help us reach our monetary goals while helping us increase our capacity and evidence-based impact nationwide in order to develop a sharper focus on the resources that we need to succeed as a nonprofit organization.

Embrace Her Legacy would greatly benefit from someone who has a heart and sense for what a nonprofit financially needs to thrive. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about Embrace Her Legacy’s mission. 

This is an overall fundraising board, therefore, potential board members must be comfortable with fundraising as this is our top priority. Fundraising is a significant obligation of board service, please only apply if you are comfortable with fundraising.  We promise you that it’s not as intimidating as it may sound 🙂 

This a volunteer, leadership role and all applicants understand that board members do not receive financial compensation for board service.

Board Member Responsibilities:

As a member of the Board of Directors, you will contribute to the organization’s success in the areas of Work, Wealth, and Wisdom. We are specifically seeking individuals with proven track records in either fundraising, grant writing, securing corporate sponsorships/brand partnerships, finance/auditing, or non-profit/program development.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in fundraising for nonprofit organizations (Fundraising via individuals, foundation grants, grant writing or securing corporate sponsorships) 
  • Knowledge of finance, auditing, marketing, and program development.
  • Commitment to the mission of Embrace Her Legacy.
  • Ability to contribute both time and resources to achieve organizational goals.
  • Comfortable with virtual board meetings.

Fundraising Commitment:

  • Board members are expected to give (donate) and get (fundraise) a minimum of $2,500 annually. 
  • Previous fundraising experience for nonprofit organizations is highly preferred 
  • Front-line involvement in fundraising efforts, soliciting donations, and serving as a liaison with professional networks.

Mission Impact and Program Development:

  • Contribute to the growth of our college scholarship program 
  • Expand Program Reach: Increase the accessibility of our social-emotional and personal development programs, ensuring a broader impact on young women in underserved communities, including our flagship program, the Embrace Her Legacy Academy: National Summer Institute 
  • Actively participate in identifying prospective donors and board members.
  • Assist in expanding our social media presence and launching the EHL app.

Areas of Expertise Needed:

  • Fundraisers: Individuals, foundation grants etc. 
  • Corporate sponsorships/brand partnerships
  • Attorneys
  • Social media marketing
  • Strong network and relationships
  • Treasury/ability to give
  • Finance/auditing
  • Non-profit development: Board development, programs for young women 

Please Do Not Apply If:

  • The board seat is not a priority for you.
  • Your intention is solely to enhance your resume.
  • Difficulty distinguishing personal fundraising from supporting a good cause.
  • Struggle with a scarcity mindset or fear of rejection in fundraising.
  • Unable to give or get at least $2,500 for the year.
  • Unwilling to fundraise within your own community and networks independently.
  • Expecting others to do the heavy lifting in fundraising.
  • Quick to quit when challenges arise; commitment and integrity are lacking.
  • Unwilling to actively contribute time, talent, and treasury to the organization.

Board Member Expectations:

  • Attend 75% of board meetings (once a month).
  • Respond to EHL communications promptly.
  • Meet quarterly and annual fundraising goals. Board members are expected to give (donate) and get (fundraise) a minimum of $2,500 annually. 
  • Serve as a front-liner for fundraising efforts.
  • Be a self-starter in fundraising within your networks.
  • Act as a liaison between the organization and your professional networks.
  • Raise awareness of events, programs, and fundraisers.
  • Help identify prospective donors and board members.
  • Participate in strategic planning 
  • Advocate for the organization and enhance brand visibility online and offline.
  • Collaborate with staff and other board members toward achieving organizational goals.


Overall we’re looking for board members who are committed, adaptable, easy going, take accountability, work with integrity, and passionate about Embrace Her Legacy’s mission.  

All potential board members will be required to attend an introductory session with our board chair, followed by an interview. Board members are required to submit (2) references in order to be considered as well as complete a background check. Board members can apply from anywhere in the country as the majority of our board meetings are virtual. Board service term limits are (1-2) years and can be adjusted as needed. 

If you are passionate, committed, and align with our mission, we welcome your application. Embrace Her Legacy is a working board, and we value your dedication to the organization’s success. Join us in making a lasting impact on the lives of young women nationwide.

How to apply: submit your application here. 



SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2024: REMOTE 

Description

We are seeking dynamic and motivated interns to join our team and contribute to the success of Embrace Her Legacy. This internship opportunity provides hands-on experience in social media management, marketing, content creation, and administrative assistance, allowing interns to make a meaningful impact on the lives of young women.

Our interns are responsible for delivering and managing our content on social media daily. You must have experience in posting on Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, LinkedIn as well as proficient use of Canva to create content and social media designs in order to be considered.

You will assist with everything from daily social media scheduling across all networks to creating innovative graphic designs for event marketing, fundraisers, and social media marketing. You will work closely with our CEO in coordinating and planning our national social-emotional development program for young women along with our courses, workshops and fundraisers while providing overall administrative support for the team. 

This is definitely a marketing position which requires you to serve as a brand ambassador during the tenure of your internship. What does that look like? Interns also have the opportunity to post creative content of your own on our social media channels for you to engage directly with our audience and maximize our engagement and reach online.

Additionally, this is also an administrative role as well where you will assist in the coordination and planning of our flagship program, the Embrace Her Legacy Academy: National Summer Institute. Interns must have strong organizational skills and working knowledge of Google suite (Google sheets, Google docs etc.)

The position will offer a great opportunity to gain experience in social media marketing and coordination, youth program development, fundraising, non-profit program development, brand marketing, and project management.

Things to Note

  • You must be currently enrolled in an accredited college and be able to receive school credit for this opportunity. 
  • This is a remote internship so you can participate from anywhere in the country.
  • Please note that this internship is extremely hands on as we’re looking to develop young talent who can grow within our boutique organization.  We’re only looking for committed individuals who are willing to make this internship a priority. Also note that we are located in NYC, therefore, meetings/work hours are on Eastern Standard Time. Please DO NOT apply if you cannot commit at least 15-20 hours per week for the internship. 


Responsibilities

  • Manage and curate engaging content for Embrace Her Legacy’s social media platforms.
  • Assist in creating and implementing social media marketing strategies to promote our programs and scholarship opportunities.
  • Provide administrative support, including organizing files, scheduling meetings, and assisting with correspondence.
  • Collaborate with the team to develop and execute creative campaigns that align with our mission.
  • Support day-to-day operations and contribute to the growth of the organization.


Benefits

  • Gain valuable experience in non-profit operations, social media, and marketing.
  • Contribute to meaningful initiatives that empower and uplift young women.
  • Work closely with a dedicated and supportive team.
  • Flexible schedule and the potential for remote work.

Qualifications 

  • Strong passion for the empowerment and development of young women.
  • Demonstrated experience in social media management, content creation, and marketing.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
  • Proficiency in social media platforms, content creation tools, and basic administrative software.
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Must be able to receive school-credit for internship (This is an unpaid internship)
  • Currently attending accredited university
  • Ability to work remotely (Access to laptop, internet connection and cell phone)
  • Must have previous experience working with Canva 
  • Interest in brand-marketing, non-profit management or social-emotional development for young women 
  • Experience in using social-media scheduling tools a PLUS
  • GPA: 3.0 or higher
  • Excellent multitasking skills and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Must embrace the mission of Embrace Her Legacy

Embrace Her Legacy is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds and experiences to apply.

How to apply: Please fill out the application here 



GRANT WRITER

Description
Embrace Her Legacy is in need of a grant writer to refine our monetary goals in order to develop a sharper focus on the financial resources that we need to succeed as a nonprofit organization. The various tasks of a grant writer would be to gather documentation and fulfill the necessary requirements of various funding agencies to formally seek funding on behalf of their nonprofit. Grant seeking is highly competitive and Embrace Her Legacy would greatly benefit from someone who has a heart and sense for what a nonprofit financially needs to thrive. 

An ideal grant writer would have two previous years of experience in grant writing for nonprofit organizations. Ideal applicants would also have a keen eye for detail, a working knowledge of nonprofit organizations, finances, and expertise on grant proposals and grant submissions. Grant writers should be well knowledgeable and concise when researching grants, reviewing grant guidelines, creating proposals, and communicating with clients and donors.

Must be able to work independently under tight deadlines and have expertise in researching opportunities. 

Qualifications ​

  • Foundation relationship and grant writing experience

  • 2 years minimum experience in professional grant writing

  • Have knowledge and experience in fund raising techniques, particularly major gift fundraising.

  • Have the desire to build external relationships.

  • Be a “self-starter” and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls.

  • Display a positive attitude, showing concern for people and community and demonstrate presence, self-confidence, personal integrity, common sense and good listening ability.

  • Working knowledge of iWork and Microsoft Office suite

  • Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills

  • Must embrace the mission of Embrace Her Legacy

  • Ability to work from home (Access to laptop, internet connection and cell phone) 

How to apply: Please fill out the application here