Work at Coburn Place

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Emblem that says Good Wages InitiativeCoburn Place offers employees a supportive environment, competitive salaries and benefits. We are proud to be known as an employer of choice in Indianapolis as a certified member of the Good Wages Initiative.

Staff members work as a team, and we are passionate about our mission. We welcome job applicants who share our passion and embrace a warm and caring environment, safety and security, and respect. We live by these values. Coburn Place does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

We offer compassionate support and safe housing choices for survivors of domestic violence and their children. We specialize in fresh starts – letting survivors lead the way in creating their own paths forward. We serve everyone – cisgender, transgender and nonbinary survivors. We have transitional housing at our historic building in Midtown Indianapolis, as well as in our community-based housing program. Breaking the cycle of abuse creates stronger people, stronger families and – ultimately – stronger communities.

Coburn Place is recruiting people who are forward-thinking, self-motivated and enthusiastic to join our team. To apply, please use the link in the job description. No phone calls, please. EEO.

Current openings

Housing Programs Director

Salary: $60,000 to $71,000
Job Type: Full-time, exempt

The housing programs director leads Coburn Place’s community-based housing programs, including oversight of project budgets, compliance and outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Lead administration of Coburn Place’s public grants that pay for safe community-based housing options. Work with Finance and Grants teams to ensure accuracy and appropriate allocation of grant budgets and expenditures. Track grant spenddown needs and collaborate with staff across the organization to ensure funds are expended in a timely manner. Assign incoming clients to appropriate housing funding source.
  • Leads Housing Team. Supervise and facilitate collaboration between the intake coordinator and housing navigator to manage the flow on clients entering and exiting the program and forecast upcoming program vacancies. Supervise the housing acquisition manager to assure the availability of safe housing options.
  • Responsible for achieving and documenting outcomes promised in housing grants. Collaborate closely with the data analyst and evaluation specialist, Grants Team, and Mobile Advocacy Team to assure proper collection of data, documentation of time, and timely submission of grant reports. Use program data to inform and improve housing strategies. Confers on new housing funding opportunities.
  • Liaise with Indianapolis Continuum of Care, the City of Indianapolis, and other relevant housing partners toward the implementation of DV-related strategies in the Indianapolis Community Plan to End Homelessness. Serve on work groups and committees as requested.
  • Support the Mission Impact Department and Coburn Place as a whole by serving on relevant management teams and actively engaging in cross-department collaboration and process improvement related to grants preparation, reporting, finance and program development.

Skills

  • Critical thinking
  • Meticulous record-keeping
  • Independent judgment
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Mediation
  • Time management

Experience

  • A valid Indiana driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record are required for this position.
  • A clear DCS history, and clear criminal and sex offender background checks are required.
  • Experience in leasing, real estate, property management, supportive housing, Indiana rental markets, city planning/public policy, and subsidy programs highly desired but not required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Benefits

  • Health/dental/vision insurance
  • Company-paid LTD
  • Company-paid STD
  • Paid holidays
  • Flex leave time off (PTO)
  • 401K

Apply here.

Director of Annual Giving

Salary: $60,000 to $70,000
Job Type: Full-time, exempt

The director of annual giving is the lead fundraiser for the annual fund at Coburn Place, including individual donors, corporations, civic organizations and faith-based groups. The right person for this job is strategic, creative, collaborative and ambitious. Focused on increasing financial support and ensuring sustainability, they are passionate about sharing the mission broadly and personally. The director of annual giving will carry a portfolio of donors, coordinate all giving clubs at Coburn Place, plan and execute donor stewardship events and major fundraising events as well as solicit sponsorships. They will supervise the development officer, individual and group volunteers, and any development interns the department has. They practice moves management with the vice president of development and CEO. They will develop, coordinate and manage a calendar of donor communications and events. Highly organized, a natural connector and bridge builder, the ideal candidate is goal-driven and a self-starter, able to delegate and manage projects. Everything we do at Coburn Place is highly collaborative, and the candidate for this role will be a true team player.

Responsibilities

  • Leads fundraising for individual, corporate, civic and faith-based giving at Coburn Place. Prospects, cultivates, solicits and stewards new and existing donors for financial contributions, event or other sponsorships, and pledges to the annual fund.
  • Achieves annual fund goals through strategy and implementation. Responsible for contribution giving at the organization: individual, corporate, civic, faith-based and in-kind.
  • Plans, executes and coordinates major fundraising events at Coburn Place including the Spiked Lemonade Stand, the Lemonade Stand, and any gala, breakfast, golf outing or other event. Creates, coordinates and executes calendar of events for donors and supporters including Coburn Conversations, Mission Breakfast, Open House and more.
  • Executes donor communication calendar, coordinates and manages donor and supporter journeys.Creates and implements strategies to upgrade gifts, retain donors, renew lapsed donors and encourage recurring gifts.
  • With a focus on stewardship and cultivation, builds professional/ethical mission-based relationships and frequently communicates with donors including expressions of gratitude, recognition, condolences, congratulations, and appreciation that include mailings, letters, cards, small tokens, newsletters and reports.
  • Speaks publicly about Coburn Place at fairs, networking opportunities, community events, faith-based, civic or corporate engagements.
  • Supervises employees, individual and group volunteers, and interns in the Development Department.

Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strategic mindset
  • Strong project management skills
  • Creative and innovative
  • Highly collaborative

Qualifications

This is an exciting opportunity for a leader and fundraiser with at least five years of experience. The ideal candidate will be a team player who thrives on follow-through and building sustainability. Highly strategic and creative, they must have excellent communication skills and expert organizational skills. They are self-starters, delegators, and driven by making and meeting goals. They will be someone who believes we can do more together than by ourselves and seeks to collaborate across all facets of their role.

Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, fundraising, leadership development or related field.
  • CFRE preferred.
  • Facility with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with donor CRMs, especially Bloomerang.
  • A valid Indiana driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record are required for this position.
  • A clear DCS history, and clear criminal and sex offender background checks are required.

Benefits

  • Health/dental/vision insurance
  • Company-paid LTD
  • Company-paid STD
  • Paid holidays
  • Flex leave time off (PTO)
  • 401K

Apply here.