Girls on the Run Western Massachusetts - Development and Outreach Manager

Councils · Northampton, Massachusetts
Department Councils
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $22-$26 per hour

Position Profile

The Girls on the Run® Development and Outreach Manager must possess a passion for and commitment to improving the lives and opportunities of girls in third through eighth grades. Girls on the Run provides a safe and interactive way to learn about healthy living including introductions and education on important topics like goal-setting, cooperation, healthy decision-making, and self-respect. The innovative curriculum gives girls an opportunity to listen and open up while encouraging them to commit to a healthy lifestyle and harness their inner strengths. Girls on the Run Western MA is a 501(c)(3) organization and currently serves all 4 Western MA counties (Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire).


Girls on the Run believes that all girls and communities should have access to our programs. We warmly welcome the participation of any child who identifies as “girl,”  non-binary or gender expansive in our programs. We strive to eliminate barriers to participation, to continue creating programming that engages all communities, to be intentional about staff and volunteer diversity and to promote a culture of inclusion across the organization.


The Development and Outreach Manager is a part time position, 20 hours per week. The best candidate will passionately reflect the mission and values of Girls on the Run and will have proven experience in fund development, volunteer management and growing contributed income budgets > $250,000. She/he will have a strong entrepreneurial spirit, attention to detail, excellent relationship building skills, strong follow through and the ability to communicate compelling messages to diverse audiences. Key responsibilities within these areas include but are not limited to:


Partnerships, Volunteer and Fund Development

  • Alongside the Executive Director, activate strategies for stewarding individual donors, corporate sponsorships, and special events, to ensure that fundraising goals are achieved.
  • Develop community relationships to cultivate donors, sponsors and volunteers to ensure council revenue and resources needs are met.
  • Serve as the liaison to connect volunteers to council wide engagement opportunities.
  • Establish community partnerships with like-minded organizations that are well-aligned with Girls on the Run mission.
  • Adhere to all Girls on the Run council obligations as pertains to partnerships as stated in the membership agreement and operations manual.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of the SoleMates and Unstoppable Us initiative.
  • Create and update data tracking tools that will provide financial information to develop the organizational budget.



  • Serves as an ambassador for Girls on the Run, exhibiting Girls on the Run core values. Continuously work to achieve the Girls on the Run mission.
  • Develop positive relationships with volunteers, board members, donors, sponsors, parents, participants, media and other community members.
  • Provide staff, volunteer, and partnership support during the end of season 5Ks.
  • Any other duties deemed necessary by the Executive Director.


Looking for the following experience:

  • Works collaboratively with teams.
  • Taking initiative.
  • Bravery and creativity in decision making.
  • Adapting to unforeseen challenges.
  • Passion for collaboration and bringing people together.
  • Quality customer service.
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Ability to communicate effectively in person, by telephone, via videoconference, and via email.
  • Ability to pass a post-offer background check
  • Ability to comply with GOTR WMA's COVID-19 vaccination policy, or to qualify for an exemption.
  • Living the Girls on the Run mission and values.


Our team is passionate about supporting each other. We celebrate each other’s successes, are quick to lend our help and share our knowledge, we work collaboratively and believe wholeheartedly in the work that we do. In this position, you can expect a work culture that trusts and empowers you to work autonomously with the support of your team when you need it, that appreciates you for who you are as a person not just an employee, and that promotes a healthy work-life balance.

To support your success you can expect:

  • The opportunity to work with an engaged and motivated Board that works hard and proactively raises funds in partnership with staff.
  • Strong support from Girls on the Run International providing programming support and resources.
  • A small but mighty staff who are passionate about working together to fulfill the mission and have fun along the way.
  • Respect for work-life balance. You will work hard, but we respect your need to recharge your batteries.
  • Generous PTO and retirement plan.

This position is part-time, 20 hours, offering an hourly rate  $22-$26 (annualized $23,000-$27,000), with PTO and a retirement plan. No healthcare coverage is included. Some evening and weekend availability is needed to support coach, volunteer and fundraising events. This position is in-person. Ideal position start date is October 1, 2022

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  • Location
    Northampton, Massachusetts
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $22-$26 per hour