Full-Time Positions

Available Positions

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Programs

Director of Q House Programs

LEAP is looking for a committed, highly motivated individual to lead a major new element of LEAP's programming and an important community partnership. LEAP was chosen by the Q House Advisory Board and the City of New Haven to manage daily operations and programming at the brand new Q House.  This new facility, opening in October 2021, draws on the Q House's almost 10 decades of history and commitment to building power and leadership in New Haven's Dixwell and Newhallville neighborhoods.

The Director of Q House Programs is a senior level position, responsible for managing LEAP’s work at the Q House, including community relations, staff oversight, program contractor management, partner coordination and youth and adult program implementation.  The Director of Q House Programs also serves as LEAP’s liaison to the Q House Advisory Board and the City of New Haven.  The Director of Q House Programs oversees a full-time programs coordinator and about 20 part time college and high school student staff.  The Director of Q House Programs works closely with multiple LEAP department heads and staff to ensure: quality programming; staff recruitment, training and development; and that programs are appropriately funded and meet financial audit requirements.

This is a full-time, exempt (salaried) position with excellent growth and leadership opportunities, that requires an efficient individual who works well with young professionals, students, seniors, children, community members and leaders and has a strong understanding of community-based work. This is a highly visible position requiring effective interaction and communication with a wide range of internal staff and outside partner organizations, government agencies, community leaders, educational institutions, and vendors.

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Development and Communications

Deputy Director of Development and Communications

LEAP is looking for a committed, highly motivated individual who is excited to join a mission-driven, hard-working development and communications team. The Deputy Director of Development and Communications plays an essential leading role in the team which implements the strategic development program to help support LEAP’s $3.5 million annual budget. LEAP’s development and communications office is strengthening and expanding its efforts through improved cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individuals, corporations, foundations, and government entities. Working closely with the Director of Development and Communications, the Deputy Director of Development and Communications coordinates LEAP’s development program, including the individual giving pipeline, events, direct mail solicitations, data analysis and management, and communication with donors and the public. The Deputy Director of Development and Communications will collaborate with the Director and staff to develop new and creative ways to maximize contributions, making LEAP’s work possible. They will have a strong commitment to LEAP’s mission and addressing racial and socioeconomic inequity.

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