3Point Foundation

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3Point is looking for talent that wants to make an impact in the lives of young people. Start your career with us!

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Organizational Summary

The3PointFoundation seeks to close the opportunity and achievement gap caused by socioeconomic inequity for underserved, low-income Boston middle school and high school youth by providing free programming (that includes project-based learning, college and career readiness, subject mastery tutoring, and basketball) for over 750 students during the school year and summer that develop the skills that lead to success in education and employment and by supporting the journey to post-secondary education in the school day, after school (both in person and remotely). Our vision is that all of Boston’s youth have an equal opportunity to achieve. Our five goals include: strengthening 21st century skills, fostering social and emotional growth, cultivating a growth mindset, developing fitness and wellness, and promoting service to others.

Position Summary

The3PointFoundation seeks a visionary and innovative Managing Director to strengthen and develop administrative, Human Resources (HR), and financial systems to ensure they are carried out smoothly, efficiently, and consistently. The ideal candidate is a seasoned, results-driven leader with creative thinking, strategic planning skills, and the ability to manage multiple areas of work proactively and reliably. Knowledge of out-of-school time/youth programming is ideal, as well as knowledge of the local nonprofit/educational landscape. The Managing Director supervises a part-time Administrative Associate and will be seen as the leader in creating, adapting, and managing our organizational systems.

This position is intended to start as soon as possible, ideally in February 2023.

General Objectives of this Role

  • Collaborate with Executive Director (ED) in setting and driving organizational vision, operations strategy, and hiring practices
  • Support the ED in managing financial resources, including budgeting (3Point’s annual budget is ~$1 million), forecasting, and preparation for financial reports
  • Work with an accountant to track payments and ensure proper filings of 990, Form PC, audit documents, AR 180, and forms with the Secretary of State along with additional contracts with schools
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations and office administration, including inventory, ensuring staff have the technology and data collection
  • Translate organizational strategy into actionable steps as the organization scales up, implementing organization-wide goal-setting and performance management systems, and building a highly inclusive culture that ensures team members can thrive.
  • Develop an annual operations plan that includes the organization’s human, financial, physical, and educational resources and how they can be best used.
  • Ensure effective hiring, professional development, performance management, retention, payroll, and other people operations for roles across the organization

Operations and Administration

  • Oversee and analyze internal operations and identify areas for process enhancement for the school year and summer program
  • Responsible for logistics for two seasonal showcases (70-100 attendees), including space rental, catering, and supplies; as well as in-person staff meetings/retreats and in-person Board meetings (4x per year)
  • Schedule and Organize transportation when needed and create a system for our organization’s vehicle
  • Serve as point person for managing our coworking space, including the organizational contract, staff subscriptions, and room reservations as needed 
  • Respond to general inquiries, including phone calls and monitoring 3Point’s administrative email inbox and cloud filling system/Google Workspace
  • Oversee the maintenance of inventory records (shirts, supplies, etc.) at the storage unit
  • Work with the Executive Director to develop new operational and tracking systems, including a donor database, and manage data entry processes
  • Work with Admin Assistant and website consultant to review social media posts and ensure organizational and staff information is up to date

HR

  • Lead the development of Human Resources(HR) infrastructure, including processes for hiring, onboarding/offboarding, performance assessment, engagement, policy development, and other people operations
  • Lead team-wide trainings for more consistent and clear HR practices, such as hiring process and policy updates; identify and lead culture-building workshops to build staff’s skills and teaming
  • Lead benefits administration, including managing open enrollment and exploration of new benefits
  • Manage performance evaluation process and support organizational leadership and managers with performance-related decision-making
  • Maintain secure personnel files and necessary staff documentation; ensure paperwork and job descriptions are updated
  • Manage payroll vendor; coordinate time tracking and review payroll for accuracy

Finance

Support the Executive Director with financial management, and budget preparation, including thought partnership on financial planning, forecasting, and aligning resources with programmatic strategies and priorities

  • Implement financial practices, processes, and protocols (such as check requests and financial controls) to be consistent, efficient, and in line with general accounting principles (best practices)
  • Work with the accountant vendor and maintain financial transactions in an organized manner to prepare timely and accurate reports; ensure that the accountant has the necessary documentation to file the 990 annually and the annual audit

Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities detailed below will be considered:

  • Demonstrated business management experience and understanding of operational and financial systems
  • Minimum of 5+ years of meaningful experience in nonprofit operation, HR, and/or finance in a small, grassroots nonprofit, ideally with 2+ years of organizational management/leadership experience
  • Strong leadership skills; reliable and results-driven
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders
  • Strong financial management skills, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting
  • Proficient in Google suite, Zoom, and Quickbooks; comfortable learning other digital tools
  • Ability to work independently and in-person at least 2 days a week; needs to be located in the Boston metro area to be able to be onsite for a hybrid schedule

Preferred, but not required:

  • Bachelor’s and/or advanced degree in a related field, such as nonprofit management, business, or public administration
  • Proficient in Canva, Instagram, WordPress, and CRMs
  • Connection to Boston community

How to apply

An applicant should send a tailored cover letter highlighting relevant work experience and a resume in PDF format to: [email protected], subject line: Managing Director.

This is an AA/EOE position. Persons of color and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary and Benefits

This is a full-time position with a salary range of $85000-95000/year.

Benefits include a hybrid schedule (3Point staff work 2-3 days/week in the Roslindale office and 2-3 days remotely); health insurance with partial partner/spouse coverage; and annual paid time off for vacation, holidays, and the week of between Christmas to New Year’s Day.

3PointFoundation provides unique, free, sports-based learning programs to under-served, low-income, middle-school youth in Boston to enhance social-emotional development through sports. Our goal is to develop a life-long commitment to wellness, health and fitness and to teach the life lessons through sports that lead to success in school, the community and a global society. We are a BPS Priority Partner and an official CAB (Character, Academics, Basketball) Summer Learning Academy.

Reports to:
Position reports to the Director of Academics.

Program Schedule:
Teachers are required to attend all scheduled site-based planning meetings, trainings and professional development sessions, work all required program hours, as well as complete all required wrap up duties, as indicated in the job description below.

Responsibilities:
3Point Teachers provide students with rigorous instruction that demonstrates the core competencies for effective teaching listed below:

  • Deliver cognitively demanding lessons, assignments and enrichment activities (requires some planning work outside of regular program hours)
  • Differentiate instruction so that all students complete rigorous academic work.
  • Establish a productive learning environment and classroom culture in which all students are respected.
  • Work to maintain timely student attendance and progress records.
  • Work with other program staff to ensure all outcome goals are on track to be met, including academic outcomes and social-emotional skill development outcomes.
  • Provide students, families and program staff with relevant and timely data.
  • Oversee classroom management; enforce discipline code.
  • Care for program materials and resources.
  • Perform other related duties as requested.

Core Competencies:
1. Accountability for Student Achievement:

a. Set ambitious learning goals for all students, create cognitively demanding tasks, and model the belief that all students can master challenging material through effective effort.
b. Assess student understanding regularly with ambitious learning goals in mind and take ownership of making adjustments to instruction to reach goals despite setbacks.
c. Display passion and optimism about students, content, and the teaching profession.

2. Communicating Content Knowledge

a. Demonstrate mastery of and enthusiasm for the content area and the pedagogy it requires.
b. Demonstrate understanding for how subject matter applies in real-world settings and connects to other content areas relevant to standards.
c. Encourage students to learn independently.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Understand the fundamentals of basketball
  • Be in good physical condition
  • Have the ability to motivate students to reach their potential
  • Have exceptional leadership skills
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have excellent memory and concentration skills
  • Have the ability to work collaboratively and problem-solve
  • Be socially aware
  • Be committed to teaching youth

Compensation:
Commensurate with experience

Dynamic and enthusiastic instructors needed to assist in after-school and in-school classroom programs. As an Assistant Instructor with 3Point, you will inspire and teach youth to think critically problem solve, improve their communication and collaboration skills and create projects using today’s latest computer technologies that you will be trained to teach. The ideal candidate will have a passion for and experience working with youth education. This is a great opportunity for a flexible team player with a positive attitude and engaging communication and teaching skills.

3PointFoundation provides a unique program which features project-based learning in the classroom to under-served, economically disadvantaged Boston middle-school youth in Boston Public Schools. We are looking for college graduates, who enjoy working with youth, to work as teachers’ assistants and assist in afternoon activities.

This is a great opportunity to learn and serve deserving youth. The programs run during the school year. The in-school programs follow the Boston Public Schools calendar starting in September and running through the end of June. The after-school programs run in two sessions each for 12 weeks starting in October and February of the school year. The pay rate is between 20 and $25 dollars per hour depending on qualifications and the position filled.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to positively impact youth and address varied needs of students
  • Possession of a learner mindset; a willingness to learn new technologies and teaching techniques; and a positive “I care” attitude, including the ability to maintain enthusiasm
    in the face of challenges
  • Engaging communication skills, including the ability to hold students’ attention while discussing subject matter, and willingness to engage parents/guardians as partners in the camp experience
  • Comfortable speaking with parents and updating them about their child’s performance
  • Demonstrated ability to be a flexible team player
  • Strong commitment to 3Point’s mission

Compensation :

  • These are part-time and full-time hourly positions usually between 20-40 hours each week.
  • $20-$25/hr. depending on the seniority of role assigned
  • All roles include extensive training

If you are interested, please contact Vahsaun Givans at [email protected]

3PointFoundation provides unique, free, sports-based learning programs to undeserved, economically disadvantaged middle-school youth in Boston to enhance social-emotional development through sports. Our goal is to develop a life-long commitment to wellness, health and fitness and to teach the life lessons through sports that lead to success in school, the community and a global society.

Purpose of job:
Create a positive learning environment where students learn sportsmanship, fundamental skills, teamwork, respect, resiliency, perseverance and social-emotional skills. 

Job Description:
3Point’s Basketball Program emphasizes the development of social-emotional skills and awareness. This is a developmental basketball program for students in middle school and coaches are expected to emphasize the life lessons of the sport of basketball in addition to teaching basketball skills. To accomplish this, coaches are required to attend all SEL classes with their teams and to be familiar with the SEL curriculum.

Qualifications:

  • Have a desire to work with students. Enthusiasm, patience, good organizational skills, maturity, dependability, be responsible and collaborate and be respectful of others.
  • Be at least 18 years of age.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Understand the fundamentals of basketball
  • Be in good physical condition
  • Have the ability to motivate students to reach their potential
  • Have exceptional leadership skills
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have excellent memory and concentration skills
  • Have the ability to work collaboratively and problem-solve
  • Be socially aware
  • Be committed to teaching youth

Education and Experience:
Significant experience playing on a basketball team

Work Environment:
Time is spent between classrooms and gyms.

Compensation:
Commensurate with experience