The mission of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation (BTCF) is to build stronger communities through philanthropy and leadership. We offer donors, nonprofits, and community groups the tools and expertise to achieve their philanthropic vision and goals and identify critical areas where the foundation can leverage its relationships and leadership for lasting impact. Founded in 1987 in Salisbury, Conn., Berkshire Taconic serves Berkshire County, Mass.; Columbia and northeast Dutchess County, N.Y.; and northwest Litchfield County, Conn. In all, we serve the residents of 70 towns and three cities across three states, within a 2,200-square mile region. In total, the foundation manages more than 550 funds totaling nearly $200 million in combined assets that together make over $10 million in grants and other awards each year.
BTCF is a learning organization that embraces a culture of high performance, transparency, and flexibility. All staff participate in professional development activities on an ongoing basis and work cooperatively as a team, respectful of one another, the volunteer board that guides our work, and the nonprofits and donors who are our vital partners in improving lives around the region. More information can be found at BerkshireTaconic.org.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Program Coordinator supports the work of both the Program Team and the Operations Team at Berkshire Taconic. This role is responsible for administration of non-financial transactions (grant, gift, and scholarship processing, etc.), database maintenance, assistance in coordination of volunteer committee meetings, and support for grant and scholarship applicants. The position provides administrative support to Program Department staff, as needed, and contributes to the improvement and documentation of Operational processes and procedures. The Program Coordinator is allocated to the Program Team 50% and to the Operations Team 50% and reports to both the Program Director and the Operations Director.
The person in this full-time, office-based role will be working in a fast-paced and learning-based environment. The ideal candidate has strong attention to detail and accuracy, is able to be flexible and proactive, and is willing to have responsibilities evolve over time. In return, this position provides an opportunity to build knowledge of and skills in philanthropy, program development, and database operations. As part of the Berkshire Taconic team, the Program Coordinator is expected to work collaboratively with other members of the team and the organization, to provide courteous and responsive communication to our staff, constituents, volunteers, and applicants, and to support the Foundation’s commitment to equity, inclusion, and respect
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