Director of Community & Education

Uplift GA
Atlanta, Georgia & Marietta, Georgia
Part of your salary will include free rent at one of our apartment communities.
May 09, 2019
Jun 04, 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level

Uplift Georgia’s main focus is to improve the lives of lower to middle income apartment complex residents by cultivating community and increasing social capital among neighbors. Uplift Georgia provides educational, enriching, and entertaining opportunities for residents to participate in together. We believe these shared experiences coupled with an increase of interaction between neighbors will ultimately lead to greater social capital, higher levels of trust, and an overall greater willingness to support and invest in their community. Uplift Georgia also aims to increase access to untapped resources available in a given community while simultaneously providing increased access to outside resources through the forging of relationships between residents and members of other supportive organizations.

Uplift Georgia is looking to hire a Director of Community & Education to oversee all of our educational and community programming at six different apartment complex locations.  The DCE is also responsible for partnering with apartment complex management teams, writing grants for the NP, & growing, strengthening, and evaluating current and future programming.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervision of the Community Coordinator Program
    • Participate in events and programming on a regular basis.
    • Meet weekly with each CC to provide support, feedback, guidance, and instruction.
    • Provide monthly professional development sessions with all CCs.
    • Assist CCs in maintaining and growing our partnerships
    • Oversee all budgets and assure all programming is meeting target budgets
  • Supervision of the Afterschool Programs
    • Train teachers, meet regularly to discuss student performance, provide regular professional development, review small group lessons, model effective teaching strategies
    • Work with students as needed, fill in for teacher as needed, assess students
    • Collaborate with school, attend school meetings as necessary
  • Partnering with other organizations.
    • Maintain all current partnerships, communicate regularly
    • Grow our partnerships with other organizations
  • Manage the day-to-day responsibilities of a nonprofit organization
    • Prepare for and attend board meetings
    • Submit grants and donation requests
    • Maintain all expectations for licensure and grants received
    • Meet regularly with the accountant

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years of related experience
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to be proactive and solve problems

Please submit cover letter and resume to


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