Capital Campaign Coordinator

Type: Part-time position. (approx 20-25 hours/week).

Our Mission: We are driven by our mission to foster hope in God by closing the achievement gap and preparing our students for college and beyond. We are fueled by our love for God and his care for every one of our students which motivates us to get better every day. Join our team of mission-driven brothers and sisters to work hard, do good, and make a difference.

*Very Important: Before applying please read and carefully review our Mission + Vision, our Faith & Life Covenant, and our guiding principles about Cultural Harmony.  All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy.

Position

Hope Academy is seeking a Capital Campaign Coordinator – an organized, self-directed, initiator with strong follow-through, pleasant demeanor, and ability to manage multiple projects, priorities, and interactions with people in a timely manner. Supporting the Head of Institutional Advancement and volunteer campaign leaders, this person will further the mission of Hope Academy by helping to lay the financial groundwork for an exciting school expansion, deepen and strengthen current donor relations, and expand donor and community support for Hope Academy.  

Major Responsibilities

Support and assist the Head of Institutional Advancement in all aspects of the Hope Rising Capital Campaign including, but not limited to:

  1. Communication and coordination with campaign counsel and campaign leadership.
  2. Supporting the volunteer structure for the campaign in conjunction with campaign counsel, the campaign chair, and Head of Institutional Advancement (HIA) and coordinate activities of all campaign volunteers and supporting staff.
  3. Assisting in development and revisions to campaign prospect list.
  4. Assigning tasks, tracking follow-up, coordinating donor appointment, and recording contact reports.
  5. Tracking all campaign pledges, statistics, and data; collect and confirm donor commitments in writing; ensuring donor recognition and gratitude.
  6. Preparing and distributing regular campaign reports/updates.
  7. Maintaining compliance with campaign budget.

Job Qualifications

  • Highly missional. Agrees with Hope Academy’s Mission + Vision, and our Faith & Life Covenant,
  • Self-starting, self-directed. Ability to work independently and problem solve.
  • Strong follow-through. Organized and detail oriented.
  • High moral integrity. Trustworthy, able to maintain information in a confidential manner.
  • Tenacity. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Technical Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of related experience.

Compensation & Benefits

  1. Compensation based on experience and qualifications of the candidate.
  2. Part-time (approximately 20-25 hours/week).
  3. Tuition discount available if successful candidate is a Hope parent.
  4. Potential full-time/hybrid position if combined with another role in the advancement team.

Partner Relations and Development Officer

Type: Full-time

Position: Hope Academy is seeking a Partner Relations and Development Officer to join our development team. This is a highly relational role responsible for securing financial support for Hope Academy by cultivating deeper relationships with current financial Partners, expanding the number of Partners supporting our students and families, and assisting the development team in growing the Partner support model. This position reports to the Head of Institutional Advancement.

Mission: To foster hope in God within the inner-city neighborhoods of Minneapolis by providing youth with a remarkable, Christ-centered education. Hope Academy serves over 590 students with the objective of reaching 700 students by the year 2026. While the operating support for nearly all private schools is tuition-focused, at Hope Academy nearly 90% of our operating costs are provided by generous financial supporters. Our low-income families contribute as they are able (tuition covers about 10% of our operating costs) and generous financial Partners (who sponsor one or more students) and others provide the rest.

Very Important – Before applying please read and carefully review our Statement of Faith as well as our Hope Academy Faith & Life Covenant (see the Job Postings page at www.hopeschool.org) and our Guiding Principles about Cultural Harmony. All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy.

Major Responsibilities

  1. Partner with God and others to grow and sustain His transformative work at Hope Academy through the ministry of Kingdom-minded generosity.
  2. Actively identify and pursue new financial Partner prospects, inviting prospects to regular and special events (i.e. in-person and virtual tours, fundraising and cultivating events), and following up with guests to gauge and cultivate interest and facilitate next steps to donor and/or volunteer engagement.
  3. Regularly and meaningfully connect with a specified group of new and existing financial Partners, building relationships and helping them discover greater joy in their charitable giving, in general, and increased joy in their support of Hope Academy, in particular.
  4. Maintain a timely and thorough record of donor contacts (phone, email, text, face-to-face) and work with the development team to increase the relationship-building efforts of Hope Academy — thanking, connecting, cultivating, informing, inspiring, encouraging, and ministering to our supporters.
  5. Galvanize and equip current Partners to spread the word about Hope Academy.

Job qualifications

  1. Highly missional.Agree with Hope Academy’s Statement of Faith & Faith and Life Covenant.
  2. Self-starting.Create paths where none existed before and willingly to dive into new territory.
  3. Stewardship Minded.An interest in Gospel-focused organizations, with a history of volunteering, giving, and working for these organizations, and deriving satisfaction from cultivating generosity in others.
  4. Rooted in the Lord; high moral integrity; and ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality.
  5. Trained and Experienced.
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, marketing or a related field.
    • Minimum three years (more preferred) of successful experience in marketing and sales, major gift fundraising, or an external, relational position in a similar non-profit.
  6. Willing to travel (mostly Twin Cities metro) and able to make evening and weekend presentations.
  7. A team player.
  8. Intrinsically motivated, diligent, and a history of going above and beyond.
  9. High emotional intelligence and interpersonal awareness in relationships and group situations.

Compensation and Benefits

  1. Starting salary depending on experience and qualifications of the candidate.
  2. Full-time, benefit-eligible position. Part-time arrangement possible depending on the candidate.

Admissions Recruiter (Full-Time)

Type: Full-time position.

Our Mission: We are driven by our mission to foster hope in God by closing the achievement gap and preparing our students for college and beyond. We are fueled by our love for God and his care for every one of our students which motivates us to get better every day. Join our team of mission-driven brothers and sisters to work hard, do good, and make a difference.

*Very Important: Before applying please read and carefully review our Mission + Vision, our Faith & Life Covenant, and our guiding principles about Cultural Harmony.  All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy

Job Details

Position Description: The Hope Academy Admissions Recruiter will go out into the community to let others know about the remarkable, God-centered education that is available. If you are driven and have the ability to inspire and connect with people across ethnic, socio-economic, and generational lines, then this is the position for you! Position starts as soon as possible!

Job Details:

  1. Create and nurture relationships with target pre-schools, daycare centers, churches and community organizations.
  2. Develop and maintain full recruitment schedule.
  3. Schedule and attend recruitment events at daycare centers, schools, churches, parks, festivals, etc.
  4. Conduct follow-up communication with prospective families from various recruitment events.
  5. Seek referrals from current Hope Academy families.
  6. Assist families with completion of application materials.
  7. Assist with coordination and set-up of internal Open House events and tours.
  8. Conduct one-on-one tours with prospective families and students.

Other Responsibilities:

  1. Provide admission data to supervisor for weekly and monthly reporting.
  2. Assist with various Admission and Family Ministry initiatives as directed.
  3. Meet regularly with supervisor for planning and accountability.

Basic Qualifications and Experience

  1. High School diploma or GED.
  2. Ability to travel and possess reliable transportation.
  3. Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  4. Excellent presentation and public speaking skills.
  5. Ability to independently work effectively and efficiently, as well as within a team structure.
  6. Skilled in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).
  7. Supportive of the school’s mission to foster hope in God within the inner-city neighborhood of Minneapolis by providing youth with an outstanding, Christ-centered education.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  1. Admission experience in education or vocational setting.
  2. Community canvasing and/or phone bank experience.
  3. Fluent in Spanish.

Personal Characteristics

  1. People oriented.
  2. Inventive and Creative (bring new ideas).
  3. Self-starter.
  4. Genuinely pleasant and inviting.
  5. Compassionate, sensitive, and reliable.

Substitute Teachers

Our Mission: We are driven by our mission to foster hope in God by closing the achievement gap and preparing our students for college and beyond. We are fueled by our love for God and his care for every one of our students which motivates us to get better every day. Join our team of mission-driven brothers and sisters to work hard, do good, and make a difference.

*Very Important: Before applying please read and carefully review our Mission + Vision, our Faith & Life Covenant, and our guiding principles about Cultural Harmony.  All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy.

Job Details

  • – Experience working with children is essential.
  • – Follow lesson plans provided by the regular Teacher to create a cohesive and consistent learning experience for students.
  • – Manage the classroom effectively.
  • – Supervise students in and out of the classroom, including the halls, on the playground, and in the cafeteria.
  • – Minimum Associates degree. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

General Faculty Qualifications

  1. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the mission and work of Hope Academy and a desire to play an integral part in growing the impact of Hope Academy.
  2. Ability to effectively work in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and economically disadvantaged urban community.