Thank you for your interest in The Friends Program! Current employment opportunities are listed below. If you are interested in applying for any of these positions, please send us an email. We would love to hear from you!
Fundraising and Event Manager: Full-time
We are looking for someone who loves our mission and wants to share the good news of our programs and their impact with our community. This role is critical to driving agency revenue. It requires great communication, strong organization, and someone task-driven who also has a love of networking and building relationships. The Fundraising and Events Manager leads the fundraising and public relations operations of the agency by working with the Board of Trustees and staff to share the mission of the organization with the community and encourage the community to invest in our work. This role plans, organizes, and implements our events, public relations, and giving programs for the agency consistent with the intentions of the Board of Trustees.
Youth Mentoring Program Coordinator: Full-time
Are you passionate about creating healthy outcomes for youth? Make a meaningful different in the lives of at-risk youth by joining our team to recruit and screen volunteer mentors for Merrimack County youth. Match approved volunteer mentors with identified children ages 6-17 helping them form lasting and meaningful relationships. This is a full-time, non-exempt position at 37.5 hours weekly. The ideal candidate should be prepared to work some evenings and occasional weekends as part of a planned schedule and travel locally with some regularity.
Family Support Staff: Part-time
Family Support Staff are professionals who are responsible for assisting the families in our homeless shelter. Family Support Staff implement the program’s policies and procedures in a compassionate manner consistent with the program philosophy, while maintaining clear, professional boundaries with our clients and peers. Family Support Staff have strong interpersonal, and communication skills, both verbal and written and have strong computer skills. They possess efficient time management and prioritization skills. They are organized and focused, work well independently and as a member of our larger team. Family Support Staff take initiative and make independent decisions that are consistent with the policies and procedures, while seeking guidance from the Program Director or Shelter Manager when presented with a challenge or barrier. Family Support Staff are open minded and flexible in working with challenging clients, while remaining consistent and supportive of all teammates.
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program Coordinator
Join our dynamic and experienced team as we recruit senior volunteers to strengthen the community and meet critical needs. The Program Coordinator recruits, screens and places senior volunteers for Friends RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) at volunteer site assignments serving clients and public and nonprofit organizations in Merrimack and Belknap Counties. This position also supports enrolled volunteers and partner sites to ensure successful placements and assignments. The Program Coordinator will lead and train volunteers for Bone Builders senior exercise classes (light, weight-bearing exercises for seniors) and is a unique opportunity to engage in physical activity while at work! This is a full-time, 37 ½ hour per week position.