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Part-time (approximately 20 hours per week)
Chapel Hill and Carrboro, NC

The SKJAJA Fund is a certified Orange County Living Wage employer. We are
also an equal opportunity employer: we do not discriminate on the basis of sex,
race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age,
marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We value diversity, equity, and
inclusivity, and we strongly encourage applications from individuals from diverse

The SKJAJA Fund is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in Chapel Hill-Carrboro,
NC, whose mission is to provide local students in grades K-12 with the resources
and the opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities, both in school and
in the community. We acknowledge, respect, and work to foster the dignity of all
individuals and families.

The SKJAJA Fund is hiring a part-time Program and Communications Manager
to manage external communications and scholarship applications, work with our
board committees, and assist with the execution of our In-School Field Trips and
other programs to bring extracurricular opportunities directly to students.


  • Connect with families, community partners, donors, and the general public,
    through direct contact as well as social media and email newsletters.

  • Oversee the applications process, working with teachers and social
    workers to identify potential applicants, communicating with the individuals
    and families who apply, forging relationships with partner organizations,
    and allocating funds and resources with the assistance of our board’s
    Applications committee.

  • Work with our board members on fundraising efforts, grant-writing
    proposals, and program development.

  • Assist our community partners as they provide In-School Field Trips for
    schools in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Orange County districts.

  • There will also be some light bookkeeping involved, in coordination with
    our board chair and treasurer.



  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. (Fluency in Spanish is
    strongly encouraged!)

  • Self-motivation and strong time management skills.

  • Proficiency in technology, especially programs often used in the non-profit
    sector. Experience with MS Office, Google Docs, mail merging, Flipcause,
    Adobe Acrobat, Canva, GuideStar, QuickBooks, and Wix are all a plus.

  • Experience with social media is strongly preferred.

  • Familiarity with the Chapel Hill-Carrboro community is encouraged,
    including the Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Orange County school districts.

  • Familiarity with graphic design is also encouraged.

  • Experience cultivating relationships with donors, including grant writing, is
    a plus.

Hours and Wages:
The Programs and Communications Manager will work approximately 20 hours
per week, with a salary of $25.00 per hour.

Email to apply.

We're always looking for amazing people to volunteer their time and talents!  Check out our Volunteer page for more details!

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