Chief Development Officer

The Chief Development Officer (CDO) is an executive position dedicated to developing sustainable support for Grace Place for Children and Families. The CDO will report to and work with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Executive Leadership Team and the Board of Directors and the Development Committee to drive strategic fundraising efforts and foster a culture of philanthropy throughout the organization. The CDO will be responsible for building the philanthropic strategy for the Endowment and Annual Fund and execute this strategy through cultivating relationships with major philanthropic individuals, organizations, foundations and corporations. The CDO is also responsible for driving all communication and volunteer efforts aimed at developing sustainable support for the mission to provide pathways out of poverty by educating children and families. Read more…

To apply for the position of Chief Development Officer at Grace Place, please send your resume and cover letter to Kim Regenhard at kim.regenhard@graceplacenaples.org.

College Access Counselor

Under the leadership and guidance of the High School Site Coordinator, the College Access Counselor is responsible for managing the LEAD program college access and career readiness programs. The College Access Counselor assists in all aspects of the high school program focusing on the college and career facets. Read more…

To apply for the position of College Access Counselor at Grace Place, please send your resume and cover letter to Arlene Mendez at arlene@graceplacenaples.org.

Executive Assistant

The Executive Assistant works closely with Grace Place executives to provide administrative support to the CEO, Board of Directors, and Executive Leadership Team. Reporting directly to the CEO, the Executive Assistant provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship.

The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the CEO. The Executive Assistant also serves as a liaison to the board of directors and executive leadership team. He/she organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts and oversees special projects. The Executive Assistant must be creative enjoy working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, results-driven, and community-oriented. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The Executive Assistant will have the ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion. Read more…

To apply for the position of Executive Assistant at Grace Place, please send your resume and cover letter to Arlene Mendez at arlene@graceplacenaples.org.

Manager of Early Childhood Education Programs

The Manager of Early Childhood Programs is responsible for overseeing all early childhood education programs. The Program Manager will provide direct oversight of the implementation of high quality developmentally appropriate educational programming including direct supervision and support to early childhood education program staff and volunteers. The Program Manager will work directly with the Director of Family Literacy to ensure alignment of early childhood educational programming to the educational program elements provided in the family literacy program. Read more…

To apply for the position of Manager of Early Childhood Education Programs at Grace Place, please send your resume and cover letter to Arlene Mendez at arlene@graceplacenaples.org.

Elementary School Age Program Lead Program Assistant

Working closely with the elementary site coordinator, teachers and enrichment leaders, provide oversight for a group of students and build positive relationships that lead to achieving program goals for each students. The Lead Program Assistant is responsible for leading, coordinating, and carrying out activities and guiding students. Read more…

To apply for the position of Lead Program Assistant at Grace Place, please send your resume and cover letter to Arlene Mendez at arlene@graceplacenaples.org.

Elementary School Age Program Lead Teacher

The Elementary School Age Program Lead Teacher is responsible for the development and oversight of high-quality age-appropriate unit and lesson plans.  The Lead Teacher will assist classroom teachers, Lead Program Assistants and volunteers in the delivery of daily and weekly unit and lesson plans. The Lead Teacher will monitor student assessment and progress monitoring data. Read more…

To apply for the position of Elementary School Age Program Lead Teacher at Grace Place, please send your resume and cover letter to Arlene Mendez at arlene@graceplacenaples.org.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: 

Grace Place values diversity in the workplace and among our partners and other stakeholders.

It is the policy of Grace Place to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants on the basis of experience, training, education, and ability to do the available work without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. This policy relates to all phases of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, employment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, reduction of workforce and termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, selection for training, the use of all facilities, and participation in all company-sponsored employee activities. Provisions in applicable laws providing for bona fide occupational qualifications, business necessity or age limitations will be adhered to by Grace Place where appropriate.

Employees and applicants shall not be subjected to harassment, intimidation or any type of retaliation because they have (1) filed a complaint; (2) assisted or participated in an investigation, compliance review, hearing or any other activity related to the administration of any federal, state or local law requiring equal employment opportunity; (3) opposed any act or practice made unlawful by any federal, state or local law requiring equal opportunity; or (4) exercised any other legal right protected by federal, state or local law requiring equal opportunity.

The above-mentioned policies shall be periodically brought to the attention of supervisors and shall be appropriately administered. It is the responsibility of each supervisor at Grace Place to ensure affirmative implementation of these policies to avoid any discrimination in employment. All employees are expected to recognize these policies and cooperate with their implementation. Violation of these policies could be considered a disciplinary offense.

Revised 6.15.2020