Careers and Opportunities

Breaking Cycles Inc. is seeking support for the following VOLUNTEER positions:

Social Media Manager

The Social Media Manager will administer the organization’s social media marketing and advertising. Administration includes but is not limited to:

  • Deliberate planning and goal setting
  • Development of brand awareness and online reputation
  • Content management
  • SEO (search engine optimization) and generation of inbound traffic
  • Cultivation of leads and donor base

The Social Media Manager is a highly motivated, creative individual with experience and a passion for connecting with current and future customers. That passion comes through as he/she engages with customers on a daily basis, with the ultimate goal of turning followers into donors.

Community leadership and participation (both online and offline) are integral to a Social Media Manager’s success. An essential component is communicating the organization’s brand in a positive, authentic way that will attract today’s modern, hyper-connected philanthropers.

-This position requires extensive knowledge of various social media platforms to include Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. Responsibilities include posting creative, information-based posts on all social media mediums; eye-catching graphics; creating organizational events and sending invites to donors and followers; and responding to page comments.

Events Manager

The Events Manager will manage and administer all organizational events while working closely with the CEO.   Administration includes but is not limited to:

  • Manage the fundraising and events team, including any volunteers, to ensure the smooth running of the department.
  • Research markets to identify opportunities for fundraising.
  • Take responsibility for all fundraising activities internally and externally. Follow up on each event from start to finish; ensuring costs are kept to a minimum.
  • Identify new and potential supporters and encourage them to organize their own fundraising events to raise funds for Breaking Cycles.
  • Work with CEO to coordinate contact for supporters holding events to raise funds. Sustain a relationship with all fundraisers and encourage them to continue supporting through other events.
  • Send information/fundraising materials via telephone, post, fax or email when requested by potential supporters or current fundraisers. Follow up on all requests.
  • Attend events, as necessary (sometimes outside traditional hours). Arrive prepared and be polite, friendly and professional.
  • Prepare mail shots and correspondence using direct mailing to reach a wide range of potential and current donors.
  • Thank all donors immediately after donation is received and log all details.
  • Primary responsibility of this position is to

Please send submit your applications below, and include at least 2 references related to the position you are applying for:

Volunteer Application