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Turnaround for Children translates the science of learning and development into tools, strategies and services for educators so they can help more students reach their full potential as learners.

Currently, we partner with schools in New York City, Northern California and Washington, D.C. Turnaround has offices in New York City and Washington, D.C.

Play an important role in impacting the lives of thousands of children.
Put your passion into practice and continue to grow as a professional and a person, to hone and deepen existing skills and develop new capacities.
Work alongside committed, forward-thinking colleagues from wide-ranging backgrounds in an organization that strives to be as diverse as the communities it serves.

Current Openings

  • Do you have experience working on supporting fundraising efforts in a nonprofit setting? Do you want to join a passionate, hard-working and fun development team? If so, we want to hear from you! Turnaround for Children is looking for a Development Manager to lead the internal management of a portfolio of current and prospective donors which includes a mix of institutional and individual donors as well as our competitive government grant process. This individual will bring great writing, project management skills and detail orientation and will thrive off of managing key work streams to support our ambitious fundraising goals. The Development Manager will join a five-person development team and will report to the Associate Director of Development.

    Location:
    New York City or Washington, D.C.

    Type:
    Full-time

  • Do you love building relationships and understanding what makes people want to give philanthropically? Do you want to join a passionate, hard-working and fun development team? If you love serving as a front-line fundraiser of an entrepreneurial organization, we want to hear from you! Turnaround is looking for a Major Gifts Officer to develop and execute an individual giving strategy and serve as a frontline fundraiser in partnership with our President/CEO and Vice President of Development. We are aiming to expand our portfolio of individual donors from approximately 15% of our annual $11 million budget to 25% and we want to develop a long-term strategy to significantly increase the amount of annual revenue provided by individual donors. The Major Gifts Officer will be our strategic thought leader, resident expert and driving force behind the organization’s development efforts for individual donors. The Major Gifts Officer will join a five-person development team and will have one direct report, a Development Manager.

    Location:
    New York City or Washington, D.C.

    Type:
    Full-time

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Turnaround for Children believes that individuals do their best work when they are in a safe, supportive environment – this is precisely what we are working to create for students and teachers in struggling public schools across the nation.

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