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For over 75 years, The Spartanburg County Foundation has partnered with the community to fulfill its mission of promoting philanthropy, encouraging community engagement, and responding to community needs. Do you want to help impact the Spartanburg County community? Are you looking for a career that helps shape the future and change lives? Our dynamic team convenes community partners around a variety of critical issues and empowers philanthropic efforts to create lasting change. Learn more about opportunities to join the Foundation team below.
To provide the greatest service to Spartanburg County, we depend upon dynamic individuals with great ideas and a solid commitment to our community.
Program Officer for Economic Mobility and Civic Engagement
This position is responsible for leading the economic mobility portfolio of the Foundation’s grant making strategy. This also includes grants management, grants evaluation, and grants implementation. The Program Officer for Economic Mobility and Civic Engagement works to ensure that the Foundation’s grantmaking related to the economic mobility portfolio is effectively carried out and is in alignment with the Foundation’s vision, mission, values, and theory of change.
The Program Officer for Economic Mobility and Civic Engagement also plays a unique role in connecting the community as a convener, bringing people together from all sectors around issues and opportunities. This position is housed in the Robert Hett Chapman III Center for Philanthropy (CFP) on the Campus of The Spartanburg County Foundation and reports to the Director of Grants and Community Impact. Please review the full position description before applying.
Candidates must be a resident of Spartanburg County and pass background and credit checks. Competitive compensation and benefits.
To apply – Please send your resume, cover letter and three references to: Program Officer for Economic Mobility and Civic Engagement, firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
The Spartanburg County Foundation seeks highly motivated and qualified students to gain real-world work experience and to learn the inner-workings of a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Spartanburg County residents. The goal of the internship program is to provide training and experience related to a student’s academic course of study and career goals.
The Foundation offers internships in the areas of finance and accounting, communications, special initiatives, and administrative support. Please review the full job descriptions before filling out our application form.
The accounting intern is responsible for providing support to the director of finance. This individual will work directly with the director of finance to assist in providing auditing support, monthly and annual reconciliations, financial statements, investment performance reports, and special projects while providing documentation to fund holders in a timely manner. In addition, this individual will obtain a well-rounded experience in all facets of fund accounting in a nonprofit environment. Click Here for a full description.
The communications intern is responsible for providing support for internal and external communications efforts. The communications intern works under the overall direction of the communications officer but may collaborate with other members of the Foundation to develop communication tools and disseminate information about programs and activities. The Foundation will endeavor to provide the communications intern with meaningful assignments that contribute to an overall understanding of the profession and readiness for post-graduate employment. Click Here for a full description.
The special initiatives intern is responsible for providing support for grantmaking, initiatives, and community leadership work. The special initiatives intern works under the direction of the director of grants and initiatives but may collaborate with other members of the Foundation on various tasks and projects as time allows. The Foundation will endeavor to provide the special initiatives intern with meaningful assignments that contribute to an overall understanding of the profession and readiness for post-graduate employment. Click Here for a full description.
The administrative support intern is responsible for providing administrative support to the Foundation. The administrative support intern works under the direction of the designated administrative staff but may collaborate with all staff to handle the reception area, research, archiving files, filing, and general administrative support. Click Here for a full job description.
The Women Giving for Spartanburg (WGFS) intern is responsible for providing support to the WGFS’s program liaison in the areas of marketing and events, grantmaking, and the overall administrative work of WGFS. There will also be opportunities for the intern to assist the Foundation with various tasks and projects as time allows. The WGFS intern works under the overall direction of WGFS’s program liaison but may collaborate with other members of WGFS and Foundation staff. Click Here for a full description.