[eDebate] Job Openings at the IMPACT Coalition
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The Improving Mentor Practices and Communication Techniques (IMPACT)
Coalition is a mentoring and educational development organization that expands
opportunities for urban students, schools and organizational partners by providing
debate training, literacy assistance, curricula, and mentoring services to
develop informed, concerned citizens. IMPACT advocates debate as a key to success
in building healthier communities and tomorrow's leaders. Programs are divided
into two initiatives: Debate in the Schools and Debate in the Community.
Visit our website at www.impactcoalition.org for more information.
The IMPACT Coalition is seeking multiple individuals to join our team on a
full or part-time basis to facilitate our array of programs and services.
IMPACT facilitates large-scale programs such as the New York Urban Debate League,
the Bella Abzug Leadership Institute, and the JPMorgan Chase Lincoln Douglas
Debates along with community programs directed at nonprofit organizations,
corporations, prisons, unions and after-school centers. IMPACT also serves as host
to the Associated Leaders of Urban Debate (ALOUD) who partners with debate
communities nationwide in twenty cities. Responsibilities will include
teacher training, tournament coordination, fund development, event planning, parent
communication, institute planning, media relations, website management,
curriculum development, marketing, promotion, school outreach and recruitment,
assessment and evaluation.
Candidates should have completed their college education, be computer
literate, possess a minimum of two years of competitive policy debate experience at
the high school and/or college level, demonstrate strong written and oral
communication skills, be able to function in a team environment, and have a sincere
interest in youth development. Previous experience with urban debate
communities, handling large scale travel administration, organizing special events or
fundraising is a plus. Knowledge of relevant computer programs (e.g.
Microsoft Access, Goldmine, web and DVD publishing software, and Constant Contact) is
also a plus. All positions except VISTAs are for a MINIMUM of two years.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Start date: Flexible. July 31st or earlier is preferred. DO NOT SEND
MATERIALS TO THIS ACCT. No phone calls, please. E-mail cover letter, salary
history, writing sample and r?sum?, to liz.impact at gmail.com with the subject line
attn: Join the IMPACT Team.
The IMPACT Coalition has an extensive benefits plan including:
? 403b retirement plan
? pre-tax Transitchek
? full health care and dental plan
? Vision Plan
? Supplemental Life Insurance
? 3 weeks vacation
? Voting Time Off
Plus this constructed array of professional development options:
Employees can choose any combination of options without exceeding $500:
Relocation Compensation--$300 towards moving costs or locating an apartment
Sports Package--one free ticket to Yankees or Mets game, one free ticket to
Culture Package--up to $150 in memberships to museums
Homesick Allowance--up to $300 travel credit to visit your hometown or a
Health Club Credit--up to $500 towards membership in the health club of your
Technology Allowance--up to $500 towards the purchase of a PDA, Blackberry or
cell phone (or payment for regional calling plan up to $40/month)
Professional Development--up to $500 towards books, conferences, workshops,
Five factors mark the ideal IMPACT team member: quintessentially organized,
ability to multi-task, logical, speedy and imbued with the ability to get done
whatever needs to be done. Team members should relate well to students and
teachers and have the presence to talk to donors, activists and/or parents. Some
tasks require detail-oriented individuals while others require charisma and
the ability to motivate and inspire. We will assemble a team with a mix of
talents and then place them in positions to maximize their chances of success.
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