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Job Opportunities

City Impact is a faith-based youth development non-profit in Lincoln, Nebraska. Our vision is to grow kids into leaders who break the cycle of poverty. Our team cares deeply about under-resourced families in Lincoln. We live and serve where our community needs it most. 

Our space is full of energetic kids with hopes and dreams. We work with them to remove emotional, physical, and spiritual barriers, allowing them to flourish. We don’t just hand kids a Bible but walk alongside them, equipping them to empower others. When kids believe they can become a leader they can achieve it. 

Mentor, teach, empower, and transform. That’s how we beat the cycle of poverty. Want to join us?

We are looking for the next leader of our organization. Ready for additional growth, we are expanding our programs and cementing the leadership pathway for City Impact youth to lead our organization in the next 10 years.

We want to double our budget and be known as the best youth development organization in Lincoln. Ultimately, we are looking for a leader that can inspire donors, community members, and our team, unifying us around our common goal of promoting the love of Jesus, resulting in lives changed and communities transformed.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for carrying out selected initiatives as determined by the Board of Directors, primarily the growth and sustainability of City Impact.
  • Develop and execute the philosophies, strategic plan, core values, and budget needed to accomplish mission and vision.
  • Lead the team in execution of 1-year goals,  3-year picture, and 10-year vision.
  • Work with the Director of Development and grow the number of City Impact investors to increase revenue.
    • Cultivate and steward 75-100 major donor relationships.
  • Be the liaison between City Impact and the Board of Directors. Effectively communicate with the Board what is happening with City Impact, and carry out directives from the Board, communicating back to the staff.
  • Be personally connected to the program participants and community members.
  • Regularly participate in the overall life of City Impact, cultivating an atmosphere of unity and encouragement among all ministries, staff, and people.
  • Practice and promote a faith-based ministry, personally and professionally.
  • Run the organization using EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System), acting as the Visionary and Integrator.
  • Integrator Responsibilities:
    • Execute the business plan, achieving or exceeding planned P&L objectives.
    • Own the scorecard and leverage it to proactively identify issues.
    • Lead, manage, and hold the leadership team accountable for achieving agreed-upon commitments. (Operations, Program, Communications and Development Directors are your direct reports)
    • Integrate all major operating functions of the business using the EOS. Ensure everyone is rowing together in the same direction. Model the way, always working to execute our mission.
    • Resolve issues quickly and effectively – seeing real problems, being comfortable with conflict, calling out the problems, and solving the problems in a practical and healthy manner. Ensure the leadership team is healthy, functional, and cohesive.
    • Ensure that everyone is truly following and adhering to the company’s core processes and operating system with consistency. Demonstrate effective project management and continuous improvement skills. Use both skills to evolve our core processes.
    • Dependably demonstrate a relentless obsession with values alignment, focus, simplicity, and clarity.
    • Confirm that all key messages are properly and consistently cascaded across the organization. Inherently ensure that everyone is in the know. Verify that a high level of effective communication exists throughout the organization.
  • Visionary Responsibilities:
    • Lead in generating ideas and plans, thinking big picture and outside of the box.
    • Lead the big relationships, spark the big ideas, and make the big decisions.
    • Serve as the “face” of the organization, out in public and getting people excited about what we do.
    • Embody the culture of our organization and make sure our core values are lived out in everything we do.
    • Follow Jesus’s model of servant leadership by showing up faithfully and connecting authentically.

What You Need 

  • See where the puck is going, anticipate opportunity and challenge that no one else sees
  • Have experience as “face of the company;” are adept at promotion/PR, and are excited to share City Impact with the world
  • Thrive on generating big ideas, nurturing big relationships and maintaining/driving culture
  • Have a track record of successful partnership with a board
  • Are an essentialist, a natural-born simplifier, power of focus (power of saying “no”)
  • Are driven by independent thinking and distinct goals to accomplish
  • Communicate directly and focus on the mission in front of you
  • Manage by teaching and leading through hands-on action
  • Are motivated by a quick pace

You will be a great fit for this position if you…

  • See where the puck is going, anticipate opportunities and challenges that no one else sees
  • Have 5+ years of leadership in a faith-based ministry or leadership development organization, working with under-resourced communities
  • Proven leadership and management experience delegating and creating clarity for team members and direct reports
  • History of creating processes and procedures that help teams thrive and achieve their goals
  • Excellent time management skills and follow-up habits
  • Familiarity and ease of use with cloud-based platforms. Experience with Salesforce, Dropbox, and GSuite
  • Live our core values of Grit, Excellence, Empowerment and Initiative, Community, and Radical Candor
  • A growing relationship with Jesus Christ demonstrated by your character and behavior
  • Passionate about our core purpose of Gospel-driven life transformation

40hrs/week minimum. Salary dependent upon experience.

Click on the blue button directly below to apply.

Additional Job Opportunities

We are seeking a passionate and highly relational individual with great organizational and communication skills who shares our vision for cultivating youth leaders in Lincoln. The CI Youth & Mentoring Program is an essential part of the vision, mission, and goals of our organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Onboard new mentors from the initial interest and throughout the entire application process
  • Meet with youth to assess their interests, passions, and goals
  • Create matches for both mentors and youth based on specific preferences of 1 to 1 mentoring, small group mentoring, classroom-based models, spiritual development, interests, and identity
  • Conduct the initial match meeting process with mentors, youth, and their families 
  • Perform periodic follow ups with mentors, youth, and families, including formal program evaluations throughout the year 
  • Be available to answer questions and concerns that may arise during the duration of the mentoring relationships
  • Plan events throughout the year, including additional training opportunities, finding free opportunities and tickets for mentors and youth, and planning the annual Volunteer Appreciation event
  • Provide guidance for mentors, youth and families during the match closure process and collecting any additional documentation needed for completion
  • Work closely with the Program Director and other City Impact staff (including our Program Team) to help with specific program goals
  • Assist the Program Director in tracking mentoring numbers and budget line items
  • Attend and participate in occasional meetings and training focused on youth development and mentoring-related content
  • Manage, hire, train, and evaluate a small team of classroom leaders based on the program vision, goals, and objectives

What You Need 

  • Previous mentoring-related experience is highly recommended and preferred
  • Flexibility between focused desk work and time connecting with people
  • A flexible schedule including Tuesday & Thursday evenings, daytime and some weekend hours.
  • Excellent time management skills and communications follow-up habits
  • Proficient computer skills, including familiarity and ease of use with cloud-based platforms. Experience with Salesforce, Dropbox, and GSuite preferred

You will be a great fit for this position if you…

  • Enjoy creating and setting direction, and are adaptable to the needs of the moment in a team environment
  • Love connecting and meeting with others
  • Are passionate about building bridges in our community and curious about other people’s stories. You want to be connected to our program kids and families
  • Live our core values of Grit, Excellence, Empowerment and Initiative, Community, and Radical Candor

40hrs/week on average. Hours vary as detailed above. Salary dependent upon experience.

Click below to fill out an application and send a cover letter and resume to Dustin at doltman@cityimpact.org.

We are seeking an individual to serve our day to day operations needs to help the team run smoothly. The main areas of focus are to create, manage, and execute excellent processes in HR, Finance, and Data that relates to our donors, volunteers, and our programs. This is a hands-on position at City Impact center.

Key Responsibilities

     Office Management

  • Manage the appearance and efficiency of our workspaces
  • Purchase office supplies
  • Answer phone calls, sort and distribute mail, and oversee the efficient operation of our processes and internal communication
  • Manage our on-boarding and off-boarding procedures, assign tasks to appropriate staff for completion and follow-up to ensure all steps are complete
  • Manage our credit cards and receipts – including issuing new staff cards, cancelling cards of departing staff and problem-solving issues with existing cards
  • Manage our tax-exempt status, including issuing property tax-exempt paperwork to the city
  • Keep our vehicle registration current
  • Manage benefits administration and keep employee files up to date

     Accounts Payable & Receivable

  • Process incoming bills and all accounts payable
  • Maintain records of all vendors and invoices paid
  • Issue tax exempt documents to ensure we aren’t paying for tax
  • Make bank deposits and report all income in our CRM
  • Manage our recurring pledges, donations, and payment methods
  • Manage our process for sending receipts to donors
  • Record donations and expenses, and report information to our accountant
  • Generate invoices to collect rent, utilities, and other money owed to City Impact
  • Work with our auditors to provide supporting documents, gather data, and manage the audit process
  • Withdraw cash, balance cash boxes, and deposit cash for our Gifts of Love Christmas store

     Volunteer and Investor Care

  • Process and place volunteers, including running background and reference checks
  • Communicate with investors 

What You Need 

  • Familiarity with accounting concepts, jargon, and process; Accounting or bookkeeping experience preferred
  • Experience with Salesforce or a different cloud based CRM
  • Experience with managing data
  • Proficient with Google Suite (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Drive)

You will be a great fit for this position if you…

  • Enjoy creating and setting direction, and are adaptable to the needs of the moment in a team environment
  • Are a naturally structured and organized person
  • Are a self-starter who enjoys creating and working with detailed processes
  • Are passionate about City Impact’s vision to develop young leaders who break the cycle of poverty
  • Live our core values of Grit, Excellence, Empowerment and Initiative, Community, and Radical Candor

40 hours/week on average. Most hours 9am-5pm. Salary dependent upon experience.

Click below to fill out an application, and send a cover letter and resume to Lizzie at lmattox@cityimpact.org.

We are seeking a Nursery Coordinator for our City Impact Kids program (PreK – Grade 5). CI Kids teaches kids about God’s love while empowering them to use their God-given gifts to impact their world. We provide childcare for volunteers, staff, and those participating in our CI Moms Bible study.

Primary responsibilities of this job include:

  • Maintaining a safe environment for 2-6 children (0-5 years old) while their parents serve at CI Kids or attend Bible Study.
  • Planning activities to keep kids busy from 6-8pm in a well-equipped nursery environment.
  • Supervising two teen leaders who will do the bulk of the babysitting required.
  • Leaving the nursery clean and sanitized after program.

You might be a great fit for this position if you…

  • Enjoy working with children of all ages
  • Have a gift for empowering youth to care for others as servant leader

Previous experience working at a day care or preschool is preferred. 3 hours/week September – May, Tuesdays 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Hourly pay is $13/hour, based on education.

Click below to fill out an application. Questions can be sent to Renee at rmeyer@cityimpact.org.

We are seeking a Youth Intern to help lead and coordinate our youth programming. This individual should be passionate about working with youth (6th-8th Grade) to help them develop in areas of spirituality, strengths & interests, academics, and leadership.

Primary responsibilities of this job include:

  • Weekly team meetings with City Impact Youth Director
  • Helping City Impact Youth Director plan monthly Teen Night events and other events throughout the year
  • Meeting with youth in a small group or one-to-one setting; including planning and leading group discussion, communicating with youth and parents, and scheduling meeting times
  • Attendance and participation in City Impact Youth Council meetings on Thursday evenings
  • Other responsibilities may include data tracking, social media management, helping with organizational fundraisers, and attendance at other team meetings

You might be a great fit for this position if you…

  • Connect easily with teenagers and enjoy their company
  • Are a natural mentor and leader who loves to develop others
  • Are flexible and enjoy a team environment

10 hours/week, September – May. Hourly pay is $12/hour.

Click below to fill out an application. Questions can be sent to Seth at seth@cityimpact.org.

We are seeking a creative, passionate, and highly relational individual with good organizational skills to lead our City Arts youth leadership team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan projects based on cultural recognition and celebration
  • Teach basic art skills and concepts needed to execute a variety of art styles
  • Help cultivate a space for young artists to grow in their own creativity, identity, expression, and talents
  • Partner with local artists to bring awareness of different cultural expressions through art styles and approaches
  • Be the point of contact for the City Arts Team and send out reminders to the active and prospective members of the team
  • Provide transportation for young artists to and from sites if needed.
  • Work closely with the CI Youth Mentoring Director to help with specific program goals

What You Need

  • Knowledge of a variety of artistic techniques
  • The openness to learn about and from different cultural groups
  • The ability to teach and facilitate art projects in a group setting
  • Outstanding communication skills with a natural talent for making connections and a proven ability to form strong relationships that create change
  • Excellent time management skills and communications follow-up habits
  • Reliable transportation and a good driving record

You will be a great fit for this position if you…

  • Enjoy working with youth with diverse backgrounds and experiences
  • Enjoy creating and setting direction, and are adaptable to the needs of the moment in a team environment
  • Love connecting and meeting with others
  • Are passionate about building bridges in our community and curious about other people’s stories, and want to be connected to our program kids and families
  • Live our core values of Grit, Excellence, Empowerment and Initiative, Community, and Radical Candor

3 hours/week on average. Must be available on Thursdays from 6:15pm – 8:15pm, plus an additional hour for planning and program management. Hourly pay is $13/hour.

Click below to fill out an application and send resume and portfolio to Dustin at doltman@cityimpact.org.