Building and Grounds Maintenance
Kurn Hattin is a residential school in Westminster Vermont. We have need of a general maintenance person to join our team to help with cleaning, painting, grounds keeping, and general maintenance for a campus that includes both school and residential buildings. This is a full time twelve-month position that includes paid time off, and a retirement package. The benefits include an excellent medical, dental, vision, and life insurance package.
A detail oriented individual with an ability to focus in a busy environment is needed to work 15 – 20 hours per week helping the finance team keep the accounting records up to date and accurate. The successful candidate will organize credit card statements and the associated receipts, maintain spreadsheets in Excel, enter accounts payable information into the general ledger software, assist with student billing, prepare deposits, and keep paper documents filed and organized. Experience working with Microsoft Word and Excel is a must, along with good organizational skills and an ability to work independently.
This position is on a weekday schedule with some flexibility as to the specific hours so that you can accomplish your personal goals while still holding a responsible position. Kurn Hattin is a residential educational facility located in Westminster, Vermont serving children from at-risk home backgrounds.
If this sounds like something you would enjoy, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are the person we should hire.
Development and Institutional Advancement Director
The DIA Director will be the head of the entire DIA program at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children. This position entails primary responsibility for designing, creating, and executing new and innovative strategies that focus on major and transformational gifts to New England Kurn Hattin Homes as well as basic oversight of the overall DIA program.
Primary Position Description:
- Self-motivated and talented fundraising professional with a solid track record of building deep donor relationships using a hands-on approach to cultivate and steward donors so they are inspired to give generously and consistently
- Provide visionary leadership in day-to-day and special fundraising campaign development and execution
- Manage and oversee full DIA Department and employees
- Supervise creation, implementation, and updating of comprehensive DIA plan designed to meet annual and long-term goals of Kurn Hattin Homes
- Demonstrate success at executing acquisitions of major gifts of $20,000 and up
- Carry a personal portfolio of 50 to 80 major donors and prospects
- Conduct 80 or more donor visits every year to major gift donors and potential donors
- Possess and utilize deep experience with community relations and fundraising techniques
- Oversee research and data mining to segment the donor pool, identify untapped potential, and create profiles for Major Gift donors/prospects for personal engagement and outreach
- Develop and oversee implementation of Moves Management for all donors, particularly Major Gift donors
- Practice strong collaboration with members of the DIA Office especially in regard to cultivating Major Gift donors/prospects
- Coordinate the assignment of Major Gift donors/prospects to ED/AED, senior DIA staff, and Trustees as appropriate
- Travel extensively to meet with Major Gift donors/prospects
- Utilize excellent communication, decision making, and leadership skills
- Provide regular reports to Executive Director and Board on fundraising progress
- Fundraising leader who can embrace mission, engage meaningfully in organizational culture, and facilitate continued growth for the future
- Passionate energy, vision, and resourcefulness to further KHH Mission
- Strategic thinker who is able to see the big picture while keeping an eye on day-to-day goals
- 8 years of major gifts fundraising experience in a non-profit, including prospect solicitation and management
- Minimum education: Bachelor’s degree
Preferred: Master’s Degree & CFRE
Join the residential team at Kurn Hattin Homes and make a difference in the lives of children. This residential job is multifaceted. The right candidate will be an effective member of the team integral to teaching wide ranging positive life skills, supporting growth in academics, role modeling good communication skills, and working with the children in a homelike cottage setting. The house parent will supervise all aspects of cottage living from creating a warm and welcoming community, running weekly cottage meetings using a restorative circle process, supervising hygiene, homework, and bedtime routines while teaching the children how to care for their cottage, and also working collaboratively with the rest of the child services team. HPs work in partnership with families to advance the children’s development, develop effective communication skills, provide individual initiative and a feeling of responsibility while maintaining a warm, nurturing environment.
The work schedule may be a Sunday – Wednesday or Wednesday – Saturday with overnights.
The successful candidate will have at least two years’ experience working with children in childcare, education, or human service related fields with a college degree preferred.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Kurn Hattin offers a generous benefit package including insurance, short term disability, life insurance, paid time off, and a retirement package.
Please submit your resume and cover letter explaining how you can make a difference in the lives of our children.
How to Apply
Applications and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Upload resume, cover letter and references. Or mail to:
Kurn Hattin Homes for Children
P.O Box 127
Westminster, VT 05158