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Currently receiving applications for:

Health & Wellness Program Manager/Director 

Best for RI Director 

Diversity & Inclusion Assistant Manager (AmeriCorps VISTA Position) 

Organizational Development and Measurement Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA Position) 

Communications Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA Position) 

Social Enterprise Greenhouse VISTA Leader (AmeriCorps VISTA Position) 

Social Enterprise Greenhouse Intern

Our goal is to have staff with a diverse background, education, experience, and set of ideas. We believe in creating an inclusive environment for all employees because the more equitable we are, the better our work will be. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees regardless of their age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals who are pregnant or have a disability.


 

Health and Wellness Program Manager/Director 

About the Program
The Social Enterprise Greenhouse Health and Wellness Initiative connects health and wellness-focused social entrepreneurs with the networks, resources, and knowledge they need to refine their business model, grow strategically, and make positive impact in Rhode Island and beyond. The Health and Wellness Initiative is recognized throughout the RI industry as a resource provider, convener, collaborator and connector.
We seek a collaborative leader will continue this momentum, managing existing programming and network responsibilities, while balancing opportunities in growing the initiative in accordance with organizational strategy. Reporting to the COO, this position will work to, 1) Increase the success rate and impact of Health & Wellness social enterprises; 2) Continue to adapt existing programming activities so they meet the needs of Health & Wellness social enterprises; 3) Grow and sustain the SEG Health and Wellness Initiative in the RI ecosystem.
This is a full-time, Providence based position.

Primary Responsibilities
Grow, Improve and Manage Programs: The Health and Wellness Manager will be charged with executing the annual SEG Health and Wellness Accelerator, as well as other programs and services that support Health and Wellness social enterprises. The Manager/Director will collect, and analyze client feedback and make recommendations for new programs and adjustments. The Manager will drive the HW initiative to align with SEG organizational objectives, track initiative activity and report progress to the executive team and Board.

Build and nurture relationships: The Manager will be a relationship builder, recruiting and managing and engaging entrepreneurs, volunteer advisors, and partner/funder organizations in the Health and Wellness Initiative.

Support Fundraising: The Manager will support the executive team in grant writing, individual donor cultivation, and corporate sponsorships to sustain and grow the Health and Wellness initiative.

Grow Visibility and Support Communications: The Manager will collaborate with the communications team to raise visibility of enterprise development programs and SEG as an organization.

Manage Events and Partnerships: The Manager will identify and support program partnerships and sponsorships through Hackathons, events, and other opportunities as appropriate.

Core Skills & Capacities
1. Exuberant passion for social entrepreneurship;
2. 2+ years experience in business/entrepreneurship, preferably with a focus on Health/Wellness industries;
3. Demonstrated success (formal or informal) in recruitment or sales via innate curiosity about others;
4. Works well independently, and collaboratively;
5. Detail-oriented individual who can execute on multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment;
6. Will to grow and develop as a leader through new opportunities;
7. Strong communication skills, including written, verbal, and presentation skills.

Preferable, but not necessary:
Fluency in Spanish. Strong public speaking skills.

How to apply:
Please email a resume and 1-page cover letter to jobs@segreenhouse.org as .pdf attachments. Include your name and the position title in the header of your email and titles of attached documents. Deadline is April 30.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience level.

Our goal is to have staff with a diverse background, education, experience, and set of ideas. We believe in creating an inclusive environment for all employees because the more equitable we are, the better our work will be. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees regardless of their age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals who are pregnant or have a disability.


 

Best for RI Director 

About the Program
SEG envisions a future in which the business community is a powerful lever of change in addressing long-term, systemic issues in our state, and a “force for good” in creating higher quality jobs, building stronger communities, and preserving a healthier environment. The Best for RI program is a concrete vehicle to make this vision a reality – engaging companies of every size and industry to assess and improve their social impact, thereby helping our state to attract and retain talent, spur high quality job creation, engage “underserved” businesses, and generate impact data to inform public policy decisions. The Program Director will lead the effort to refine and expand the program and develop an appropriate long term strategy for the program.

Primary Responsibilities
1. Program development and management: Work collaboratively with SEG executive team to continue to creatively and strategically grow the program. Work with CEO and Director of Development in fundraising and corporate sponsorship engagement for Best for RI initiative. Develop and manage project timelines and goals, and regularly report to SEG executive team and board on progress and metrics.
2. Recruit and inspire businesses: Actively recruit and encourage businesses to participate in Best for RI. Engage organizational partners in identifying and recruiting businesses. Activate “champion” businesses so that they can help motivate other businesses.
3. Develop and lead workshops: Lead “Take the Best for RI Challenge” workshops on a monthly basis, offering businesses the opportunity to learn more about the initiative and take the Challenge with 1-1 support and alongside peers. Develop and lead other workshops (e.g., improvement planning workshops, full B Impact Assessment workshops) as appropriate. Organize and facilitate workshops and peer groups led by partner organizations, local experts, or Best for RI participating businesses.
4. Develop improvement programming: Develop improvement programming to help businesses meet their improvement goals, utilizing materials and initial framework developed by SEG. Analyze business responses collected to date to determine areas of greatest interest (i.e., business practices that participating businesses are most interested in improving) and work with SEG leadership and organizational partners to develop programming.
5. Engage organizational partners: Engage existing partners and identify new partners that will both add to and benefit from involvement in Best for RI. Equip them to drive adoption within their networks. New partners may include: industry associations, chambers of commerce, universities, business improvement districts or associations.
6. Maintain communications: Maintain Best for RI web site, social media, and mailing lists. Regularly share workshop announcements, business highlights, etc.
7. Engage sponsors/funders: Ensure that commitments to sponsors/funders are met and that sponsors/funders are receiving value out of their partnership with Best for RI.
8. Other:
• Coordinate with B Lab and other “Best for” regions to share best practices for program administration.
• Plan annual awards celebration.
• Help coordinate or support any related public policy changes to spread good business practices.

Core Skills & Capacities
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and interests:
• Exuberant passion for using business as a force for good;
• 6-8 years’ experience in business or government, preferably with prior experience in orchestrating public-private partnerships;
• Experience developing and implementing new initiatives within an organization or as an entrepreneur innovating within an established industry;
• Works well independently, and collaboratively;
• Relentless problem-solver;
• Inspirational public speaker;
• Demonstrated relationship management and project management skills, which in this context includes:
• An innate curiosity in others and the ability and interest in developing and managing relationships at all levels of seniority;
• Ability to inspire and galvanize individuals to contribute to your goals without having direct authority;
• Detail-oriented individual who can execute on multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment;
• Strong communication skills, including written, verbal, and presentation skills.
• Ability and interest in leading group trainings and presentations and promoting Best for RI through outside speaking engagements;
• Fluency in Spanish preferred (not required)

How to apply
Please email a resume and 1-page cover letter to jobs@segreenhouse.org as .pdf attachments. Include your name and the position title in the header of your email and titles of attached documents. Deadline is April 30.

Our goal is to have staff with a diverse background, education, experience, and set of ideas. We believe in creating an inclusive environment for all employees because the more equitable we are, the better our work will be. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees regardless of their age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals who are pregnant or have a disability.


 

Diversity & Inclusion Assistant Manager (AmeriCorps VISTA Position)

Under the supervision of the Program Director, this full-time, Providence-based Diversity & Inclusion Initiative Assistant Manager position will work with SEG staff and Board of Directors to develop, coordinate and expand outreach efforts into more diverse communities via partnerships and events. The VISTA will also coordinate and continue to develop our Incubator program that builds a pipeline of diverse social entrepreneurs. The VISTA will also drive progress and help set strategy for SEG with a D & I Task Force made up of Board, Staff and community members.

For additional information and to apply, refer to the AmeriCorps listing.


 

Organizational Development and Measurement Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA Position) 

Under the supervision of the Program Director, this full-time, Providence-based VISTA will work with the Venture Development team to improve measurement of positive social impact on the underserved communities of Providence, Rhode Island. The Organizational Development and Measurement Coordinator will work to create, assess and improve engagement of entrepreneurs and volunteers including those from marginalized populations. The VISTA will further support development of SEG internal organizational development processes, including contingency planning.

For additional information and to apply, refer to the AmeriCorps listing.


 

Communications Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA Position) 

Under the supervision of the Program Managers, this full-time, Providence-based VISTA will work with the Venture Development team to increase outreach and visibility of SEG services at RIC, CCRI, and other colleges, universities and technical training institutions and facilitate access to professional development opportunities via the SEG Talent Matchmaking program. The VISTA will continue forming partnerships with community agencies and intermediaries that can refer participants to the program. Additionally, the VISTA will focus on outreach and communications to service marginalized communities. The VISTA will further develop SEG Venture Development programming to be accessible, applicable and relevant for these populations.

For additional information and to apply, refer to the AmeriCorps listing.


 

Social Enterprise Greenhouse VISTA Leader (AmeriCorps VISTA Position) 

Under the supervision of the Program Director, this full-time, Providence-based VISTA Leader is assigned by CNCS to assist VISTA members in the Social Enterprise Greenhouse sponsored VISTA cohort. The VISTA Leader supports VISTA members in the cohort in achieving program objectives and developing new project activities and sources of community support. Leaders set an example of leadership for AmeriCorps VISTA members, ensure positive relations, facilitate idea-sharing, and mediate issues with the community, the project, supervisors, and AmeriCorps VISTA members by developing and coordinating cohort trainings, social activities, etc. Leaders also play a support role to host sites in recruiting, mentoring, and coordinating AmeriCorps VISTA members. This role is only available to those that have previously served as an AmeriCorps Member, or Peace Corps member.

For additional information and to apply, refer to the AmeriCorps listing.


 

Social Enterprise Greenhouse Intern 

We have a robust internship program and take on about a dozen interns in the Fall, Spring, and Summer. Students and recent graduates can intern with us or with ventures we work with. Learn more here.

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