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Employment Opportunities

The Community Foundation and HandsOn Greater Richmond are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:

HandsOn Seasonal Support Staff

Reports to: Corporate Program Manager, HandsOn

Position Description: The HandsOn Seasonal Support Staff will support HandsOn Greater Richmond’s Corporate Programs. The support staff will assist HandsOn Staff with project needs, preparations, clean-up and closeout. This is a paid, part-time position, with the expectation that seasonal staff will work 1-2 projects per month during our seasons of service, April – June and September - November.

HandsOn Greater Richmond is a program that connects individuals, families, teams and corporate groups to community agencies through civic engagement opportunities in the region. Our mission is to support an inspired network of passionate people and powerful causes to make meaningful change in the community. We envision a world where all individuals discover their power to make a difference and are equipped as active, engaged citizens. As part of the services HandsOn offers we develop and manage corporate programs to engage clients and their employees. These done in a day projects actively engage employees and can range from 20 to 200 volunteers. The HandsOn Seasonal Support Staff will have a key role in helping the Corporate Program Manager supervise volunteers and execute project logistics.


  • Manage volunteers and projects – including, but not limited to loading, unloading, set-up, orientation, leading volunteer tasks, tracking progress, clean-up and debriefing
  • Organize and facilitate volunteer tasks – including, but not limited to kit assembly, painting, crafts, light construction, landscaping, group facilitation and group interactions
  • Monitor project progress; reallocate volunteers as needed
  • Serve as the onsite point of contact between Skilled Volunteer Leaders, volunteers and Program Manager
  • Run errands as needed
  • Ensure every volunteer has a positive experience and that the needs of the agency(ies) being served are met


  • Must be able to lift and handle 20-50 lbs.
  • Must have previous event planning, event management and/or experience leading volunteers.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from project sites throughout the region.
  • Commitment to the HandsOn mission and vision.
  • Attention to detail and strong project management and organizational skills required.
  • Able to communicate effectively and possess strong inter-personal skills.
    For consideration, please email resume and cover letter with salary requirements by Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. to or mail to: 

HandsOn Greater Richmond
3409 Moore Street
Richmond, VA 23230

No phone calls or agencies, please.


NextUp Program Services Specialist

Reports to: Director of Programs and Director of Evaluation and Continuous Improvement 

Position Description: The Program Services Specialist position will support NextUp’s Program and Evaluation departments. This position requires independent judgement, workplace maturity, and the ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment. This is a full-time, exempt position.

NextUp RVA (“NextUp”) is a fast-paced, innovative, and growing organization focused on providing all Richmond Public School middle school youth with access to coordinated, high-quality learning experiences beyond the classroom. NextUp believes that when young people participate in high-quality afterschool programs during this pivotal, formative stage of their lives, they benefit in tremendous ways – socially, physically and academically. Currently, NextUp partners with four Richmond middle schools and more than 35 local high-quality, community-based out-of-school time programs to enrich the experiences of middle school youth beyond the traditional school day. NextUp provides its partners with centralized registration and outreach, a shared data measurement system, and sponsored professional development. The more coordinated our efforts and the more extensive our reach, the greater the impact we can make in our children’s present and future. NextUp is presently an affiliate of the Community Foundation.


Program Support

  • Maintain key contact lists of stakeholders

  • Coordinate Program Provider Request for Proposal process

  • Organize contract development and administration

  • Manage document compliance of program provider contracts

  • Update and maintain all program provider records

Database Support

  • Responsible for student, staff, provider and parent data maintenance and input into system.

  • Provide technical guidance to all users of the database system

  • Responsible for updating reports for providers

  • Manage consent forms and serve as liaison between site coordinating agencies and Richmond Public Schools

  • Document data processes and maintain policies, procedures and materials

  • File students’ registration forms

  • Review data, clean and maintain data files for analysis

  • Create reports and pull data when needed

Evaluation Support

  • Assist Director of Continuous Improvement and Evaluation with survey and evaluation projects

  • Update surveys in Survey Monkey

  • Maintain data files from various surveys

  • Assist with implementation of surveys at school sites

Administration Support

  • Prepare materials for meetings

  • Provide logistical coordination for program services

  • Email meeting invitations for special events and manage RSVPs 

  • Schedule meetings for prospective providers


  • Strong time management

  • A minimum of three to five years providing administrative support required.  Experience working in the nonprofit sector helpful.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work independently.

  • A professional and courteous phone manner and excellent interpersonal skills required.

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and function well in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize and coordinate several activities at one time required.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, required.  Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills.

  • Sharp attention to detail and organizational skills required.

  • Strong computer literacy in Microsoft Office Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, as well as database management required.

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent experience preferred. 

This position is eligible for a competitive salary and benefits package. For consideration, email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to by Friday, January 25, 2018 at 5:00 p.m or mail to:

The Community Foundation
Human Resources
3409 Moore Street
Richmond, VA 23230 

No phone calls or agencies, please.