LSA Family Health Service, a long-established nonprofit organization in East Harlem, founded in 1958, provides innovative services that address the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual dimensions of family health.
Through a unique service delivery model that includes both center and home-based programs, LSA Family Health Service serves thousands of families each year. Under new executive leadership, this is an exciting time at this results-driven, high-impact organization as it is poised for significant growth and development while it continues to serve the families of East Harlem.
At LSA, we value our staff’s skill, experience, and passion for helping others progress toward healthy, thriving lives in East Harlem and beyond. We offer a warm, welcoming, and inclusive workplace, a competitive salary, and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills. LSA Family Health Service is an equal opportunity employer.
To apply to join our team of trained, compassionate professionals, send a cover letter and resume (pdf preferred) to the contact indicated for the part-time, full-time, or volunteer opportunities listed below.
Reports to Director of Development
Salary range is $85,000 to $90,000 per annum
LSA is seeking a dynamic and strategic leader to join its Development Department. Reporting to LSA’s Director of Development, LSA’s Grants Specialist is responsible for maximizing LSA’s institutional giving and public revenue fundraising performance and achieving its institutional giving and public revenue fundraising goals. The Grants
Specialist will be part of a 5-person Development team securing $5m+ annually. Critical to this role will be building and implementing a multi-year plan to increase all institutional giving and public revenue sources to support the long-term sustainability of the organization. This will include stewarding and growing relationships with LSA’s current institutional and public revenue donors, building new relationships with potential donors, and reactivating lapsed donors to secure five to seven-figure donations for LSA. Additionally, the Grants Specialist will have a unique opportunity to build and
expand LSA’s revenue base from corporations and work with LSA’s Director of Volunteers to convert corporate volunteers into a key source of financial support and revenue diversification. LSA’s ideal candidate has 7-10 years of experience in institutional giving, with a demonstrated ability to meet goals and close on five to seven-figure gifts from
foundations, corporations, and/or public revenue sources.
Strategy and Leadership
● Build, refine, and manage a comprehensive institutional giving fundraising plan to drive the organization’s institutional giving revenue goals to the next level, including foundation, corporate, and government and agency grants and contracts.
● Develop, track, and refine annual and multi-year institutional giving and public revenue fundraising strategies and targets.
● Collaborate with LSA leadership – the CEO, Director of Development, Chief Program Officer, Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer, Human Resources Manager, and Program Directors, to ensure institutional giving goals, priorities, and funding opportunities are aligned with organizational priorities.
● Create tailored engagement strategies and compelling case for support materials for foundations, corporate partners, and public funding sources (site visits, corporate sponsorship opportunities, corporate volunteer opportunities, newsletters, major donor briefings, etc.).
● Build relationships with current, new, and lapsed institutional giving donors to advance LSA’s mission and goals, and diversify LSA’s funding.
● Oversee the research and cultivation of new institutional and public revenue funding sources.
● Regularly report on institutional giving strategies and activities against goals to LSA’s Board of Directors, and collaborate with LSA’s Board Development Committee to advance LSA’s institutional giving fundraising activities.
● Set and refine annual and multi-year institutional giving and public revenue targets and track progress achieved.
● Develop and oversee the creation of all institutional giving and public revenue source proposals and reports.
● Oversee external institutional giving and public revenue consultants (when necessary) to optimize institutional giving fundraising and grant compliance.
● Work closely with the Development Associate, Chief Program Officer, Program Directors, Director of Finance, and other LSA staff to ensure the timely delivery of all key proposals, reports, and to optimize corporate and foundation gifts from LSA’s volunteers.
● Use Donor Perfect to ensure optimal institutional giving and public revenue data management, tracking and moves management, and acknowledgments.
● Oversee and execute Institutional Giving engagement strategies (site visits and regular briefings)
● Maintain the organizational Master Institutional Funding calendar to reflect submission timelines for all proposals, reports and portal access information.
● Minimum 7-10 years of experience in institutional giving, with a demonstrated ability to meet goals and close on five to seven-figure gifts from foundations, corporations, and/or public revenue sources.
● A successful record building institutional giving capacity, sustainability, and leading change and growth.
● Excellent strategic planning, organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills
● Successful management and collaboration experience – the ability and willingness to manage, mentor, and collaborate with a team to high performance.
● Systems-oriented thinker with working knowledge of Donor Perfect or another CRM preferred.
● Experience in building a corporate giving program preferred.
● Strong alignment with LSA’s mission.
● Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred.
● The ability to communicate in Spanish is desirable, but not required.
● The location for this position is flexible. The ideal candidate is based in New York City. We are open to candidates who are located elsewhere in the US and are able to work remotely with a preference for those in the same time zone.
To apply: please submit your resume and a cover letter to email@example.com. No phone calls
Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service (LSA) provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
Development Database Specialist
Reports to Director of Development
Salary $23 an hour
Reporting directly to the Director of Development, the Development Database Specialist plays an important role in the stewardship of individual donors by updating and maintaining the agency’s donor database.
- Responsible for data input, maintenance and integration of several constituent lists in our agency database (CRM)
- Generate donation receipts/acknowledgment letters
- Conduct reconciliation of donations with the Finance Department
- Create and disseminate fundraising reports, as needed
- Other administrative support duties for Development team, as may be needed
Requirements and Qualifications
- 2-3 years’ work experience; nonprofit development experience, a plus
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word; ability to do a mail merge
- Experience with Donor Perfect or similar fundraising database
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
- Detail-oriented and organized
- Able to prioritize while working on multiple projects simultaneously; able to meet deadlines
- Able to take direction well
- Sense of humor and positive attitude
- Able to work as part of a team and independently
Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subject line: Development Database Specialist. No phone calls please.
LSA Family Health Service offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience and skills.LSA Family Health Service is an equal opportunity employer.
Below is a list of Volunteer Opportunities, by Department. For all opportunities, please email your resume to Trish Gough, Director of Volunteer Programs: email@example.com.
Parenting and Child Development Program
This program cares for children participating in the Home Based Home Visiting or Early Intervention programs at LSA. It provides a unique opportunity for children to enhance their therapies, socialize with other children, and apply skills they are learning.
Parenting and Child Development Assistant
Assist with a group of children 15 months – 3 years of age and their mothers in our Socialization Program. Bilingual helpful. Work under the direction of the program director and with the team to carry out curriculum that meets the children’s individual needs. Flexibility and emotional stability are necessary to work with children and families in stressful situations, as well as having a sense of fun and enjoyment in work. Hours needed: at least two mornings or afternoons a week. Sessions available to volunteer are three sessions daily, Mondays thru Fridays, from 9 am – 5 pm.
Support the work of the Early Childhood program by entering client data into computer; help with other office tasks as may be needed; i.e, filing, organizing, etc. Hours flexible; two half days a week.
Youth and Education Programs
Math and Reading Tutors
Tutors for math and reading to help East Harlem students in kindergarten through third grade achieve academic success. Requires competency in math and/or reading, ability to communicate, patience, caring, ability to commit to one hour a week with the child at our center. Tutoring occurs after school. Must be at least 21 years of age.
Homework Help Tutors
Help school aged children with their homework after school. Volunteers work with one or more children in a group setting.
Nursing / Certified Home Health Agency
This program offers direct nursing care to those of all ages: premature babies and newborns, infants and children failing to thrive, children with asthma, disabled children and adults, pregnant, and postpartum teen and adults, and the elderly. A multi disciplinary team of nurses, physical and occupational therapists, in conjunction with primary health providers, work together to offer the care, education, and support that help families become better able to care for themselves and avoid unnecessary hospital stays.
Under the support/direction of the Program Director, engage in research that supports the work of the Home Health Agency and its affiliates; look at existing data, community health trends, etc, capturing important health information that can then be communicated to the larger public.
Environmental Health Services
Environmental Worker (Bilingual)
Volunteer needs to be bilingual, interested in community health issues, be able to work with community people, and make home visits. Duties including making environmental assessment, teach families, and do interventions
Advocacy and Food Pantry Program
Through this program of networking with other organizations, help participants apply for and gain access to food stamps, Medicaid, and housing, employment and immigration services. The program operates the Emergency Food Pantry, which services mainly families with very young children – for whom good nutrition is essential to physical and mental development.
Volunteers attend to clients one at a time by appointment, conducting intakes, assessing the client’s needs, distributing food from the food pantry and making referrals for necessary services. The volunteer Advocate’s job will include: preparing food packages and stocking and maintaining the food pantry; educating clients regarding government benefits and entitlements; representing clients and advocating for their need at the city welfare center or at state fair hearings; making referrals for child care; counseling, legal assistance, job training, help with housing or immigrations; making referrals to other LSA programs, as needed. Candidates should be intelligent, savvy, patient, committed to alleviating poverty, and possessing excellent interpersonal skills. Volunteer must be fluent in Spanish.
Food Pantry Helper
Volunteer can assist in our small Food Pantry, stocking shelves or helping to put together and distribute food pantry to clients. Pantry hours: Mon – Friday between 9 am and 5 pm. Special help needed on Fridays between 1 – 4 pm as pantry traffic particularly busy during that time.
The Sharing Place Thrift Store
Thrift Store Assistant
Work at The Sharing Place thrift store, which is open Monday through Saturday. Sort and tag clothes, organize stock, other aspects of retail store support. Store hours: Monday through Saturday 9:00 to 5:30. Volunteers need to be patient, able to handle busy, active atmosphere and be able to deal cheerfully with customers. Bilingual (Spanish/English) a real plus.
Store Promotion Assistant
Assist Store Manager in all aspects of promoting the Sharing Place. Volunteer would make connections with retailers, other groups for new sources of donations. Make flyers, promote the store via advertising venues. Help coordinate clothing drives.
Assistant to Facilities Manager
Our Facilities Manager needs able-bodied people to help carry things, put up shelves, help with general errands and manual labor one or two afternoons a week. Ability to carry 30+ pounds and follow directions and common sense are necessary. Flexible schedule. Supervision and training provided by Facilities Manager.