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On-Ramps is an executive search and consulting firm serving mission-driven organizations in the social sector. When you work with us, you can expect: Higher standards. Comprehensive service. A deeply knowledgeable team. Exceptional, thoroughly vetted candidates. But best of all, you can expect a partner that shares your desire to create social change.

Jan 27, 2023  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) partners with people to overcome obstacles on their pathway toward self- determination. Since 1866, founded on the principle of neighbors helping neighbors, BCS has worked in neighborhoods impacted by systemic poverty. Today, we continue to strengthen communities by fostering the educational success of children, the leadership development of youth, the employment and housing stability of adults, the advancement of individuals living with disabilities, and the empowerment of seniors and families. Through 42 programs, and over 400 staff, Brooklyn Community Services serves more than 20,000 people each year. Learn more about Brooklyn Community Services at:   https://www.wearebcs.org/ ABOUT THE POSITION Reporting directly to the CEO, the Chief Advancement and External Relations Officer (CAERO) will serve as a key leadership team member with responsibility for fundraising, marketing communications, and external...
On-Ramps Hybrid (New York, NY, USA) Full-Time
Jan 26, 2023  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION The END fund   is the world's leading collaborative philanthropic investment vehicle dedicated to controlling and eliminating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). NTDs are parasitic and bacterial infectious diseases – including intestinal worms, river blindness, trachoma, schistosomiasis, and lymphatic filariasis – that affect over 1.7 billion people globally. The END Fund's vision is to ensure people can live healthy and prosperous lives free of the risk of NTDs and has set out to accomplish this by: Mobilizing and investing resources for maximum impact, Advocating for innovative, integrated and cost-effective NTD programs; and Facilitating philanthropic and private sector engagement to end these diseases. By engaging a community of activist-philanthropists and taking a systems approach, the END Fund works in collaboration with governments, local and international NGOs, pharmaceutical companies, and academic partners on the global campaign...
On-Ramps Remote (London, UK) Full-Time
Jan 23, 2023  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is an independent national nonprofit that uses science to protect our health, safety, and environment. We are scientists, engineers, economists, activists and everyday people who develop and advocate for innovative, practical solutions to some of our planet's most pressing problems—from combating global warming and developing sustainable ways to feed, power, and transport ourselves, to fighting misinformation, advancing racial equity, and reducing the threat of nuclear war. UCS is hiring for leadership roles throughout the organization. This is an exciting time to join the team, with many opportunities to help shape its work and how it is carried out. Information about the organization is available at   http://www.ucsusa.org ABOUT THE POSITION The VP of Science & Innovation works closely with UCS's scientists and analysts, program directors, Executive Team members, and particularly the VP of...
On-Ramps Remote Full-Time
Jan 18, 2023  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION For twenty years, JAZZ HOUSE   KiDS   has been an instrument for change, transforming lives using the power and the uniquely American art form of jazz, through world-class education and performances that create avenues of access, learning, career development and community building. We use jazz and the joy of music, advanced by master practitioners, as a gateway to student achievement. The JAZZ HOUSE and students have received more than 135 awards and honors for excellence in jazz and jazz education. Our award-winning organization has documented outcomes including boosted social and emotional learning, improved academic outcomes, acquisition of life skills, and increased civic engagement. Alumni are among the most talented young jazz musicians and young professionals in the nation. Every day we keep our promise to build community leaders and develop global citizens through a series of in-school programs in New Jersey and out-of-school programs in...
On-Ramps Montclair, NJ, USA Full-Time
Jan 12, 2023  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Year Up is a national 501(c)3 workforce development organization committed to ensuring equitable access to economic opportunity, education, and justice for all young adults—no matter their background, income, or zip code. Employers face a growing need for talent while millions of talented young adults lack access to meaningful careers. These inequities only further perpetuate the opportunity gap that exists in our country—a gap that Year Up is determined and positioned to close through three interconnected strategies: providing targeted skills training and connections to livable-wage employment for students and alumni; empowering others to serve and support young adults; and changing systems that perpetuate the opportunity gap. Year Up's intensive training program utilizes a high expectations, high support model where students learn in-demand technical and professional skills and apply them during a corporate internship. Operating with an annual budget...
On-Ramps San Francisco, CA, USA Full-Time
Jan 11, 2023  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Founded in 1952, Young Audiences New York (YANY) is dedicated to its mission to use art, in all of its forms, as a catalyst for exploring creativity and advancing equity among youth, families, and communities in New York City. Since the 1970s, the organization's programming has evolved to focus on the artistry of its participants, offering children opportunities to create alongside professional teaching artists, explore their own creative paths, and engage their families in the art-making process. Nearly 70 years since its founding, YANY upholds this commitment to providing access and opportunity for the many young artists living in New York City's culturally rich yet under-served communities. To learn more about YANY, visit   https://www.yany.org/ . ABOUT THE POSITION Building upon this robust history of serving NYC children and families, the Board of Directors is now seeking its next Executive Director to lead the organization with a bold...
On-Ramps Hybrid (New York, NY, USA) Full-Time
Jan 11, 2023  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION KIPP Public Schools   is a national network of public charter schools that prepares students with the skills and confidence to create the future they want for themselves, their communities, and us all. We are a network of 280 schools, nearly 15,000 educators, and 175,000 students and alumni. Our mission:   Together with families and communities, we create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose—college, career, and beyond—so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world. Our vision:   Every child grows up free to create the future they want for themselves and their communities. The KIPP Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports KIPP schools across the country. The KIPP Foundation   trains and develops outstanding educators to lead KIPP public schools; provides tools, resources and training for excellent teaching and learning;...
On-Ramps Remote Full-Time
Jan 10, 2023  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is an independent national nonprofit that uses science to protect our health, safety, and environment. We are scientists, engineers, economists, activists, and everyday people who develop and advocate for innovative, practical solutions to some of our planet's most pressing problems—from combating global warming and developing sustainable ways to feed, power, and transport ourselves, to fighting misinformation, advancing racial equity, and reducing the threat of nuclear war. Information about the organization is available at   http://ucsusa.org . ABOUT THE POSITION The worsening effects of climate change and persistent systemic racism make it clear: we need intersectional climate action now. The Climate & Energy (C&E) program, which is the largest program at UCS with a staff of approximately 60 and an annual budget of $10M, is seeking a Managing Director to lead a highly capable, passionate...
On-Ramps Remote (Cambridge, MA, USA) Full-Time
Jan 09, 2023  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Education First   is a mission-driven education policy and practice consultancy dedicated to ensuring that all students – and particularly students experiencing poverty and students of color – are prepared for success in college, careers and life. The organization works with organizations that are shaping the future of K12 and higher education across the nation, including school networks and districts, state departments of education, policy and advocacy organizations, youth empowerment organizations, talent organizations and foundations. Education First helps these system leaders catalyze change through its services: Conduct research and analysis on policies and provide contextual recommendations and strategic support to translate findings into concrete, sustainable action Develop and implement visionary, coherent strategies and strategic plans by prioritizing inclusive voices, focusing on the right problems, and providing space to explore...
On-Ramps Remote Full-Time
Dec 22, 2022  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Explore Schools is a network of public charter schools providing 2,000 students in Brooklyn with the outstanding education they deserve. Their goal is to provide students with curriculum and instruction that is both standards-aligned and culturally responsive. Its approach is designed to provide the conditions that nurture students as critical thinkers and natural problem-solvers. As an organization, Explore is committed to engaging in work that disrupts and roots out systems and structures that perpetuate white supremacy. They intentionally seek to build and maintain an identity diverse and talented team that reflects the backgrounds and experiences of their students and creates an inclusive environment for all employees. Explore Schools believes that all children can learn when immersed in a rich environment full of high expectations, rigorous academics, and caring, committed adults. The network believes equity and excellence are not mutually...
On-Ramps New York, NY, USA Full-Time
Dec 19, 2022  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Founded in 1938, United Way of New York City (UWNYC) is a nonprofit mobilizing people and organizations to eradicate barriers and create opportunities that empower and improve the lives of low-income New Yorkers. Part of the United Way Worldwide network, one of the world's most recognized charitable brands, we envision caring communities in which all individuals and families have access to quality education and the opportunity to lead healthy and financially secure lives. We strive to model our values in all our relationships, both internal and external: Collaboration, Compassion, Integrity, Accountability, and Superior Performance. Today, our organization is still creating solutions for our City's toughest challenges, but in a more innovative, efficient, and effective way. Over the past eighty plus years, we've grown from being more than just a fundraising entity, to becoming a leader in collaboration, capacity building, and systems change. While...
On-Ramps Hybrid (New York, NY, USA) Full-Time
Dec 19, 2022  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Founded in 1938, United Way of New York City (UWNYC) is a nonprofit mobilizing people and organizations to eradicate barriers and create opportunities that empower and improve the lives of low-income New Yorkers. Part of the United Way Worldwide network, one of the world's most recognized charitable brands, we envision caring communities in which all individuals and families have access to quality education and the opportunity to lead healthy and financially secure lives. We strive to model our values in all our relationships, both internal and external: Collaboration, Compassion, Integrity, Accountability, and Superior Performance. Today, our organization is still creating solutions for our City's toughest challenges, but in a more innovative, efficient, and effective way. Over the past eighty plus years, we've grown from being more than just a fundraising entity, to becoming a leader in collaboration, capacity building, and systems change. While...
On-Ramps Hybrid (New York, NY, USA) Full-Time
Dec 14, 2022  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Riverdale Country School is a Pre-K through grade 12 independent school in New York City committed to empowering lifelong learners by developing minds, building character, and creating community in order to change our world for the good. A school at the forefront of educational innovation, Riverdale has become a global leader in practices such as interdisciplinary and experiential learning, character education, positive education, and design-thinking in schools, asking fundamental questions about education and its purposes. Riverdale seeks to reflect the diversity of the New York metropolitan area in its students, faculty, and staff. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) is the foundational core of community-building that supports the school's mission and empowers all community members to be their whole selves and thrive--especially those who historically have been and continue to be marginalized because of their cultural, ethnic, racial,...
On-Ramps New York, NY, USA Full-Time
Dec 14, 2022  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Founded in 1990, New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) is a leading civil legal services organization combating economic, racial, and social injustice by advocating for people experiencing poverty or in crisis. Our services include comprehensive, free civil legal services, financial empowerment, impact litigation, policy advocacy, and community partnerships. NYLAG exists because wealth should not determine who has access to justice. We aim to disrupt systemic racism by serving individuals and families whose legal and financial crises are often rooted in racial inequality. NYLAG goes to where the need is, providing services in more than 150 community sites (e.g. courts, hospitals, libraries) and on our Mobile Legal Help Center. During COVID-19, most of our services are virtual to keep our community safe. NYLAG's staff of 300 impacted the lives of nearly 90,000 people last year. Our mission is to use the power of the law to help New Yorkers...
On-Ramps New York, NY, USA Full-Time
Dec 13, 2022  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Reading Partners is changing the education landscape. They are a   leader in working to solve the literacy crisis   in our country by leveraging AmeriCorps members and community volunteers in under-resourced schools. Their diverse and expansive volunteer base provides one-on-one tutoring to students twice weekly. Their program is proven to help children master the reading fundamentals they need to unlock their potential as successful, happy, and confident readers in school and in life. The people at reading partners are their greatest resource. They are all passionately rallied around the mission to help children become lifelong learners by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction that works. Join Reading Partners' stellar team leading the charge to deepen the organization's impact and expand its national service! The Reading Partners program is a proven,   evidence-based national model   leveraged to support students who have...
On-Ramps Remote Full-Time
Dec 13, 2022  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION ECMC Foundation is a Los Angeles-based, nationally focused foundation with a mission to improve higher education for career success among underserved populations through evidence-based innovation. It is one of several affiliates under the   ECMC Group   enterprise based in Minneapolis. ECMC Foundation makes investments across three strategic priorities: removing barriers to postsecondary completion; building the capacity of institutions, organizations, and systems; and transforming the postsecondary ecosystem; and uses a spectrum of funding structures, including strategic grantmaking and program-related investments, to invest in both nonprofit and for-profit ventures. Working with grantees, partners and peers, ECMC Foundation's vision is for all learners to unlock their fullest potential. Learn more about ECMC Foundation at   www.ecmcfoundation.org . ABOUT THE POSITION The Learning and Evaluation Officer is part of a collaborative team...
On-Ramps Los Angeles, CA, USA Full-Time
Dec 07, 2022  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Explore Schools is a network of public charter schools providing 2,000 students in Brooklyn with the outstanding education they deserve. Their goal is to provide students with curriculum and instruction that is both standards-aligned and culturally responsive. Its approach is designed to provide the conditions that nurture students as critical thinkers and natural problem-solvers. As an organization, Explore is committed to engaging in work that disrupts and roots out systems and structures that perpetuate white supremacy. They intentionally seek to build and maintain an identity diverse and talented team that reflects the backgrounds and experiences of their students and creates an inclusive environment for all employees. Explore Schools believes that all children can learn when immersed in a rich environment full of high expectations, rigorous academics, and caring, committed adults. The network believes equity and excellence are not mutually...
On-Ramps New York, NY, USA Full-Time
Dec 06, 2022  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION New Politics   was founded in 2013 to transform government by recruiting, developing, and electing servant leaders with the highest caliber of integrity, courage, and empathy. Now, more than ever, we need leaders committed to putting country before party, and service before self. Republican or Democrat, our democracy, and our country, desperately need our best leaders running for office – ones who forged their skills serving their communities or country – to restore faith and trust throughout our politics. At a time when the number of service veterans in Congress is at an all-time low, New Politics is working to help servant leaders overcome the traditional barriers to entering the political arena – whether you want to work in a campaign, serve as a poll worker, or even run for office! In the last three cycles, they have helped 164 campaigns across eight levels of government, winning 122 primary and 75 general elections across both sides of the aisle....
On-Ramps Remote (Boston, MA, USA) Full-Time