We’re Hiring!

RunningBrooke is in search of two new part-time team members! RunningBrooke is dedicated to a very important and specific mission – to spark a movement revolution in classrooms and schools. By integrating creative and sustainable movement practices and programs into the school day, we enhance academic performance and empower all students to achieve long-term success.

Led by our Founder and CEO, we are a small and active team of people committed to ensuring that Alexandria’s youth have the best chance to succeed. Our Move2Learn Program is transforming sedentary, desk-centered classrooms into movement-oriented, kinesthetic learning centers. We are at a critical stage in our growth, and it’s an exciting time to join us and make an impact!

Duties:

1. Operational Assistant

Approximately 50% of our new team member’s time will be dedicated to providing administrative support to our Grants Team.

  • Serve as the staff primary point of contact for our Grants Committee Chair
  • Work with our Grants Committee Chair to create and update grant applications
  • Draft and send email and other correspondence to grant recipients and partners
  • Coordinate and schedule site visits with grant partners, board members, donors, and other stakeholders
  • Request and gather mid and end of year reports and compile results
  • Prepare administrative materials for Grants Committee meetings
  • Other duties as necessary

The remaining 50% of time will be dedicated to communications activities and providing support to our Communications Team and Executive Director.

  • Create and post content on social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter)
  • Develop and post website content and updates (WordPress platform)
  • Other duties as necessary

2. Move2Learn Program Facilitator

  • Work directly with the Move2Learn Program Director to help teachers increase student movement opportunities during academics
  • Draft and send email and other correspondence to teachers and Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) administrators
  • Prepare materials for distribution to teachers and ACPS administrators
  • Coordinate and schedule teacher professional development opportunities
  • Work directly with teachers and students in ACPS schools
  • Brainstorm new ideas and projects to grow the Move2Learn program
  • Other duties as necessary

Our ideal new team members will:

  • Be available to work 10-15 hours per week
  • Be able to work from our casual office in Alexandria 1-2 days per week between 10-3, with the remainder of time worked outside the office
  • Have professional experience with a Bachelor’s degree preferred (Operational Assistant)
  • Have a strong education and/or health and fitness background with professional teaching experience. Bachelor’s degree required. (Move2Learn Program Facilitator)
  • Submit and pass the background check required for volunteers who work within ACPS schools (Move2Learn Program Facilitator)
  • Have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, ideally with experience creating social media campaigns and other electronic communications
  • Have exceptional interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build relationships with staff, board members, stakeholders, and partners
  • Have exceptional organizational skills with demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing priorities, achieve high performance goals, and meet deadlines
  • Have proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, professionalism and demonstrate the highest level of customer service
  • Be a highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to work effectively independently
  • Be flexible and adaptable to the ins and outs of a high-impact nonprofit
  • Share enthusiasm for our mission, be professional and respectful of donors, stakeholders, and partners, and be excited about being part of a growing local nonprofit

It’s a great opportunity to bring your skills, experience and passion to help shape the future of our programs and influence how we make an impact for local kids, and beyond.

Please send a resume and cover letter to: info@runningbrooke.org by Friday, February 21st. We look forward to hearing from you!