Job Openings

Advancement Manager/Director

As Advancement Manager, you will play a key role in helping us advance our mission and keep our promise to future generations of Richmond students. You will guide the development of the Richmond Promise fundraising strategy, build our donor base, and drive fundraising programs to meet contributed revenue goals. You will help us achieve our fundraising goal to grow the scholarship fund and build a strong foundation of support with a goal towards organizational sustainability beyond our seed funding. We will help you grow your career through professional development opportunities and competitive responsibility ladder. We are committed to investing in your professional trajectory and leadership.

Full job description and application instructions here.

Richmond Promise Americorps VISTA Fellows

We are seeking four (4) awesome individuals who are passionate about the mission of the Richmond Promise and equitable access to higher education to join our team as Americorps VISTA Fellows. The ideal candidates for these roles believe deeply in doing whatever it takes to help our students succeed, have relentless and rigorous attention to detail, enjoy efficiency and improvement of systems, and are excited about supporting a college-going and graduating culture in Richmond, CA! They should thrive in a fast-paced and multifaceted environment, have experience and demonstrated success in balancing multiple priorities, enjoy building relationships with students and adults, and proactively solving challenges. The four roles are:

  • College Success Coordinator
    • Filled
  • Scholarship Operations & Data Coordinator
    • Application due in Americorps Portal May 31
    • Start date July 8
  • Development Associate
    • Application due in Americorps Portal June 24
    • Start date August 5
  • College Access Coordinator
    • Application due in Americorps Portal June 24
    • Start date August 5

The Scholarship Operations & Data Coordinator position is currently open.

HOW TO APPLY
1. Applications are due May – July depending on position
2. Visit the VISTA
homepage: https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/join-americorps

3. From there, click the Apply Now button.
4. Click the My.AmeriCorps.Gov link and search “Richmond Promise”
5. Questions? Email jessie.stewart@richmondpromise.org

Our partners at Beyond 12 are hiring college coaches! These coaches will work with a cohort of our students this coming year. See details from their organization below:

Beyond 12, is a technology-based service organization whose mission is to increase the number of historically underrepresented students who graduate from our nation’s colleges and universities. We are seeking passionate and talented recent college graduates to work as college coaches and provide virtual, 1:1 coaching to students who attend our partner schools and programs.

College coaches work with students virtually — phone, video chat, text messaging, email, and social media — to help them navigate the beginning of their college career and, ultimately, achieve their dream of earning a degree. Click here to learn more about the position, what we’re looking for, and additional facts about the role and organization. Strong preference for applicants who have experience working with students from under-resourced communities and those who are the first in their families to attend college.

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis until May 14th.