Foster Success supports more than 24,000 teens and young adults across the state of Indiana through programs, partnership, and advocacy.

Foster Success’s mission is to hear, support, and empower teens and young adults transitioning out of foster care on their journey to self-sufficiency.

We seek team members who embrace change and desire to make an impact through realizing our mission.

Donor & Volunteer Relations Intern

16-20 hours per week, $12.50 per hour

August – December 2024 with the opportunity to extend

Applications close July 18 – Reviews begin July 22.

As part of the Foster Success team, the Donor & Volunteer Relations Intern will play a pivotal role on the Development team’s interactions with external stakeholders.  The ideal candidate will cultivate and encourage a vibrant culture of goodwill and gratitude between Foster Success and its many current donors and volunteers, and prospective donors and volunteers. Prompt and sincere expressions of gratitude to those who support Foster Success are directly linked to their satisfaction as donors, which increases ongoing loyalty to the nonprofit organization.

The Intern will receive training and guidance in donor relations to equip them better to reach out to donors, volunteers, prospective donors/volunteers, and corporate partners to say “thank you” in meaningful and unique ways. The Intern will focus on expressing appreciation for the time, talent, treasures, and ties of all who support Foster Success. The Donor & Volunteer Relations Intern serves as a voice and face of Foster Success when making calls, writing thank you notes, and doing outreach with supporters. The candidate will be expected to approach their work in a warm, genuine, and professional manner.

This internship offers flexibility to work remotely. A schedule will be determined with the supervisor.  The Intern reports to the Assistant Director of Development.

Program Coordinator – Health and Well-being

Salary: $44,000

Accepting Applications until June 21, 2024. Review period will begin June 24, 2024.

As part of the Foster Success team, the Coordinator – Health & Well-being, advances the organization’s mission by ensuring teens and young adults have access to a continuum of Health & Well-Being programs and resources as they transition out of foster care. The coordinator serves as the point of contact for young people seeking support & resource connections and works with the Director of Health & Financial Well-being to ensure the smooth functioning of program operations and activities including the Basic Needs program, the Mental health Acceptance, Promotion, and Support Initiative (M.A.P.S.), Vital Documents, “Real Adulting” workshops, and the Insuring Foster Youth Trust Fund. This position is responsible for connecting participants to a spectrum of  resources, knowledge, and skills that enhance their overall well-being. The Coordinator- Health & Well-being will support in cultivating a culture of well-being across Foster Success’ impact areas among our mission population.

The Health and Well-being Coordinator reports to the Director of Health & Financial Well-being.

This position will begin full-time, in-office (based in Indianapolis), and will have an opportunity to become a hybrid or fully remote position.

Communications Coordinator

Salary: $44,000

Accepting Applications until June 28, 2024. Review begins on July 1, 2024.

As part of the Foster Success Development & Communications team, the Communications Coordinator will support the execution and development implementation of program-related communications plans and activities that support Foster Success’s goals, mission and Strategic Plan, which emphasizes implementing a clear marketing and communications strategy. This includes and is not limited to social media, newsletters, blog postings, impact report, and internal and external communications. This position may also assist the Chief Development & Communications Officer with development projects as needed, which could include event management and some administrative tasks.

Development & Communications oversees all fundraising initiatives, including events, grant writing, major gifts and annual giving, and all external and internal marketing and communications strategies including advertising, content creation, media relations, public affairs, social media and the website.

Foster Success is committed to improving the foster care system and ensuring that teens and young adults transitioning out of foster care are educated, housed, financially stable, employed, and connected to a support system by age 26. Our team accomplishes this through program delivery, policy change, and partnership development in the areas of secondary and post-secondary education, workforce development, health and well-being, financial empowerment, housing stability, and youth engagement.

The Communications Coordinator reports to the Director of Marketing & Communications. This position is located in Indianapolis, IN, and will have the option to become hybrid.

Manager – Finance

Salary: $70,000

We will begin reviewing applications on Jul 15, 2024.

As part of the Foster Success operations team, the Manager of Finance will be responsible for the management and oversight of finance operations including managing financial records, preparing financial statements, ensuring compliance with accounting regulations, implementing accounting policies and procedures, and providing financial reports to management

The Manager of Finance will work closely with the Executive Leadership Team and across the organization to drive efficient management of fiscal resources, monitoring and budget reporting, and ensure proper stewardship of organizational resources.

The Manager of Finance reports to the Chief Operating Officer.


Assistant Director of Workforce Readiness

Salary: $55,000

Position closes July 15th, 2024.

As part of the Foster Success team, the Assistant Director of Workforce Readiness advances the organization’s mission by ensuring young people are heard, supported, and empowered through access to employment/jobs and workforce readiness resources. This position will primarily oversee the day-to-day management of the Workforce Readiness programs (Works Wonders®, Direct to Employment, and Employer Engagement), the Eli Lilly Foundation’s Enhancing Opportunities in Indianapolis (LEOI) grant contract, and Workforce Readiness team.

The Assistant Director of Workforce Readiness builds and maintains relationships and communication with representatives from employers and other workforce training partners throughout Indiana. The Assistant Director of Workforce Readiness will work with the Senior Director of Impact and Programs to plan, implement, and refine the Workforce Readiness programs and act as a resource for young people and staff. This position will supervise the Workforce Coordinator and provide direct support to young people.

The Assistant Director of Workforce reports to the Senior Director of Impact and Programs. Hybrid with the option to become remote Indianapolis, IN.


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