Sunnie Kaufmann-Paulman

 Executive Director

Sunnie is thrilled to bring her professional acumen, volunteer experience, and dedication to LGBTQ+ advocacy to Greater Boston PFLAG. In addition to her previous roles which include Executive Director at Brooklyn Boulders Foundation and Chief Operations Officer at NoticeAbility, for the past three years Sunnie served on the Board of Directors at Family Equality, a nonprofit whose mission is to advance legal and lived equality for LGBTQ families and those who wish to form them. Sunnie currently lives in Arlington with her spouse Tori and their daughter Anika.

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Aspen Eberhardt

Senior Manager of Community Partnership & Engagement

Keene State College, B.A. Theatre

In 2020, Aspen transitioned to the newly created of Senior Manager of Community Partnership & Engagement to assist in expanding Greater Boston PFLAG’s focus on cultivating local community relationships and collaboration with outside partners. Previously, they worked at GBPFLAG in the finances and operations and have been with the organization for over four years. Aspen has been a passionate LGBTQ educator and activist since college, helping establish LGBTQ programming, education, and inclusive policies for their school. They are excited to continue working with GBPFLAG to help create safe and inclusive spaces for everyone. Outside of work, Aspen is a huge nerd and loves playing video games, reading comic books, going to conventions, and spoiling their cat.

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Tracy McKay

Program Manager

Tracy has a BA in psychology from Brandeis University and an MSW from Boston College. She spent her professional career working with children and families in a variety of settings, most recently as a lead teacher in a kindergarten program.  Prior to becoming a Program Manager, Tracy volunteered for PFLAG and other organizations sharing her experience as the mother of three children, two of whom are transgender. She is also a co-founder of the Needham Coalition for Transgender Equality and a member of Needham’s Human Rights Committee. She is committed to education and advocacy work with the goal of helping to make communities more safe, inclusive, and welcoming for LGBTQ people.

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Rel Antosca

Program Manager

Rel is a social justice educator and facilitator with a background in youth work and outdoor programming. They hold a master’s degree in education and are trained in inter-group dialogue facilitation, most recently having co-facilitated a 10 week dialogue on race and ethnicity. Rel is committed to anti-oppression work and is looking forward to working with individuals and organizations to strengthen their capacity to support and advocate for LGBTQ+ communities and all intersecting identities. They are interested in restorative and transformative justice practices and thinking with others about new possibilities for justice, community and ways of learning.

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Mallory Hubbard

Operations & Finance Manager

Mallory joins the team with over a decade of operations and finance experience in various industries from engineering to data science. She holds a bachelors degree in Political Science and Spanish from the University of Mount Union and is currently pursuing her MBA from Southern New Hampshire University. Mallory has spent several years organizing volunteer events in and around Boston and Philadelphia focusing on underserved populations within each city respectively. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her partner at the beach, exploring local restaurants and breweries, and going on adventures with their four-legged sons Diesel and Blitz.

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Julia Paget

Communications Manager

Julia has a background in computer programming, graphics design and corporate communications. Prior to joining Greater Boston PFLAG, she was the volunteer Data Program Lead for the Greater Boston area of the Yes on 3 campaign. Before that, she worked for five years as an IR/PR Communications Specialist in the rare disease biotech sphere. She is excited to use her skills to support the community and create meaningful progress for LGBTQ+ people. She loves stories, games, and rock climbing.

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Zachary Roe

Volunteer Manager

Zachary Roe has lived in many places, but his roots are deep in the hills of Central Appalachia. Much of his life has been spent working to educate youth and adults on matters of social justice, especially regarding issues of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and socio-economic status. From the experience of engaging with various cultures and traditions through extensive travel and living abroad, to being in an inter-religious, inter-cultural, inter-racial, multi-lingual, gay relationship, he has learned about the importance of engaging with these issues and working for justice. Zachary holds a Master of Arts in Theological Studies, with a concentration in Religious Literacy and Interfaith Leadership, from Andover Newton Theological School, and he holds a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Communication from Middle Tennessee State University. He and his husband, the Reverend Ángel D. Marrero-Ayala (ECUSA), currently reside in Watertown, MA.

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Jules Bertaut

Development Coordinator

Jules has a BA in religion from Swarthmore College. He has in the past held a number of various volunteer and professional positions working with databases and record-keeping, including his work with the Yes on 3 campaign and with several churches. Jules is passionate in his work around improving systems for efficiency and ease of use. When not working in his professional and volunteer roles, Jules enjoys reading, sewing, and any work involving power tools.

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Now accepting applications!

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: Sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression cross every race, ethnicity, sex, age, religion, ability and socio-economic class. We are passionate about creating an inclusive team of employees, volunteers and partners that promotes and celebrates this rich diversity in everything we do.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to sunnie@gbpflag.org by November 30, 2020.

Director of Program Outreach & Impact (Full-Time)

Oversees the program services departments – educational program delivery, community engagement & partnerships, volunteer & beneficiary engagement – of Greater Boston PFLAG

Greater Boston PFLAG is a non-profit organization of parents, families, friends, and LGBTQ+ individuals who work to help change attitudes and create an environment of understanding so that our LGBTQ+ family members and friends can live in a world that is safe and inclusive. We accomplish this through support, education, and advocacy by offering: monthly support groups, a confidential resource line, parent-to-parent support, Safe School Programs that involve teacher and student training, Safe Communities Programs for businesses and other organizations, as well as GSA assistance. Greater Boston PFLAG’s office is located in Waltham, MA. All staff are currently working remotely due to COVID-19.

The Director of Program Outreach, & Impact will serve as a critical member of the senior leadership team. In collaboration with the Executive Director, the Director will articulate and implement the strategic vision and leadership of the organization’s program services; oversee a significant portfolio of programs and related services; evaluate the effectiveness of programs to provide ongoing feedback; help to promote and diversify funding through effective resource stewardship at an organization; raise the organization’s profile through external communications; provide mentoring, guidance, supervision, and professional development to staff; and enhance the structure of the organization by staying abreast of developments in LGBTQ+ support, education, and advocacy. 

The Director of Program Outreach & Impact will oversee a program portfolio that includes: 1) educational program delivery; 2) community partnerships & engagement; 3) volunteer engagement; 4) beneficiary engagement. 

This role will be supervised by the Executive Director. Salary: $80,000 – $90,000/year

Areas of Responsibility:

Program Strategy, Development, and Implementation

  • Coordinate with the Executive Director on developing new program ideas and pilot projects, including integrating successful pilots into the program department
  • Monitor emerging needs among key stakeholders such as clients, government, philanthropy, and employers
  • Oversee the coordination, integration, and delivery of all programs and services – contracts and related services, promoting collaborative relationships between program areas and ensuring that the expectations of funders, partners, constituents, clients, and other stakeholders are consistently met
  • Respond to government and foundation requests for proposals and applications in partnership with the Executive Director
  • Ensure the delivery of qualitative and quantitative goals and outcomes of programs and services
  • Deepen existing and create new performance and outcome measures for outreach and impact
  • Develop an assessment protocol to determine the feasibility and sustainability of programs as well as lead to more effective and efficient service delivery
  • Analyze and assess programs based on data collected and implement corrective measures if required
  • Coordinate and analyze the appropriate data to inform the programmatic and operational decision making process. Use the existing Salesforce CRM platform to increase GBPFLAG’s efficiency, transparency and collaborative efforts among teams

Program Oversight and Evaluation

  • Directly supervise 3-4 staff members; working closely with the Executive Directors to build their skills and confidence so that they can mentor, encourage, and motivate all staff
  • Provide assistance and guidance on how to troubleshoot program and staff performance challenges
  • Mentor staff on how to proactively engage in planning to improve program and services management
  • Determine staffing plans to achieve program goals and objectives and participate in hiring decisions for new program services staff
  • Create and support a high performing culture in the program services department aligned with GBPFLAG’s mission, strategic goals, and priorities.
  • Develop a team-based environment to motivate and inspire staff to work collaboratively toward vision and goal, by clearly communicating organizational vision, implementing yearly staff development plans and mentoring.
  • Coordinate with the Executive Director to identify and create leadership and professional development opportunities for staff
  • Establish annual program, departmental and staff goals and objectives and track results against these goals as well as accountability protocols

Organizational Leadership

  • Under the advisement of the Board of Directors and in partnership with the Executive Director, implement GBPFLAG’s strategic plan, as well as develop and implement new initiatives that reflect the organization’s mission
  • Actively participate in fundraising strategy creation and implementation
  • Deploy resources efficiently and effectively toward organizational goals, working with staff to balance workload and effort, and provide regular feedback so that key staff can continuously improve their skills
  • Participate in the budget development process and maintain a high level of fiscal responsibility
  • Serve as liaison to key government agencies, community organizations, and key stakeholders
  • Represent GBPFLAG on relevant committees and task forces, as well as at speaking engagements, conference panels and trainings

Qualifications

  • A minimum of eight years experience in a nonprofit, government, or philanthropy, overseeing multiple programs or contracts
  • Passion for GBPFLAG’s mission and purpose and an ability to communicate this passion to others
  • Demonstrated experience managing a team across multiple services to include professional development and mentorship
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of program planning, organizational structure, budgeting, administrative operations, and fundraising
  • Expertise in one or more of the following service areas: education, youth development, LGBTQ+ education, advocacy & support, racial justice, diversity, equity & inclusion, and program management
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and compile complex data for planning and reporting purposes
  • Experience with evaluation or participatory action research
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to represent the organization externally across a wide range of stakeholders and constituencies
  • Strong relationship builder with the ability find common ground, build consensus and strengthen collaboration among diverse stakeholders
  • Strong community awareness and astuteness
  • Demonstrated commitment to the values of diversity, inclusiveness and empowerment.
  • Bachelor’s degree is desired; advanced degree in public administration, education, social work, or a related field is strongly desired

 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to sunnie@gbpflag.org by November 30, 2020.

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