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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 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 motivated individual with a love for mentoring youth. Our CI Success Mentoring Program is an essential part of the vision, mission, and goals of our organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Meet with youth individually and in small groups to assess their interests, passions and goals.
  • Create bridges and connections within our community that reaches beyond high school graduation to support youth as they transition into adulthood.
  • Work with school administration and staff to gather academic records and updates. 
  • Manage, train, and evaluate volunteers based on the program vision, goals and objectives.
  • Work closely with the Success Director and other City Impact staff (including our Program Team) to help with specific program goals.
  • Assist the Success 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.

What You Need

  • Previous mentoring-related experience is highly recommended and preferred. 
  • Experience and connections in our area high schools and middle schools is preferred.
  • Computer skills are a must. 
  • The ability to work with people most of the time.
  • 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.
  • Familiarity and ease of use with cloud-based platforms. Experience with Salesforce, Dropbox, and GSuite is 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.

This position will report directly to our Success Director. This role is full-time and salaried. Starting pay is $17/hour.

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

We are seeking a high-capacity leader who is energized by cultivating mentoring relationships. Our 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 students in our core programs to assess their interests, passions and goals.
  • Contemplate potential matches for both mentors and mentees.
  • Conduct the initial match meeting process with the mentor, mentee, and their family. 
  • Perform periodic follow ups with mentors, mentees, and families, including formal program evaluations throughout the year. 
  • Be available to answer questions and concerns that may arise during the duration of a mentoring relationship.
  • Plan events throughout the year, including additional training opportunities, finding free opportunities and tickets for mentors and mentees, and planning the annual Mentor Appreciation event.
  • Provide guidance for mentors, mentees and families during the match closure process and collect 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 mentoring-related content.

What You Need

  • Previous mentoring-related experience is highly recommended and preferred. 
  • Computer skills are a must. 
  • Demands a varying amount of time behind a desk and engaging people.
  • 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.
  • Familiarity and ease of use with cloud-based platforms. Experience with Salesforce, Dropbox, and GSuite is 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.

This position will report directly to our Program Director. This is a 30 hour per week salaried position. Starting pay is $18/hour.

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 with good organization skills who has the capacity to work daytime hours. The Program Administrative Assistant position is essential in allowing our Program Team to carry out the vision, mission and goals of our organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for entering and updating data into our rosters and database.
  • Prepare and print supplies needed for programs.
  • Run errands and purchase supplies when needed.
  • Help answer phone calls and program specific questions.
  • Work closely with the Program Director and other City Impact staff (including our Program Team) to help with specific program goals.
  • Assist the Program Team in tracking numbers and budget line items.
  • Attend and participate in occasional meetings.

What You Need

  • Computer and organizational skills are a must. 
  • Demands a varying amount of time behind a desk and engaging people.
  • Excellent time management skills and communications follow-up habits.
  • Familiarity and ease of use with cloud-based platforms. Experience with Salesforce, Dropbox, and GSuite is preferred. Proficient knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Word or similar programs is required.
  • Reliable transportation and a valid Driver’s license.

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

  • Love structure and data management.
  • Have a strong eye for details.
  • Find energy in working with different personalities. 
  • Live our core values of Grit, Excellence, Empowerment and Initiative, Community, and Radical Candor.

This position will report directly to our Program Director. This is a 10-15 hour per week position. Starting pay is $12/hour.

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

 

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.

Key Responsibilities

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

You may 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
  • Live our core values of Grit, Excellence, Empowerment and Initiative, Community, and Radical Candor

Previous experience working at a daycare 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.