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Friends is growing at a very fast pace and none of our success would be possible without the generosity and dedication of so many people. Together we can hope to work towards our founding mission: to instill a sense of empowerment, provide an environment where feelings of isolation disappear, and to grow confidence and self-esteem.  Please be a part of us.

Open Positions

Post date: October 30, 2019

One-Day Conference Director
Friends is seeking candidates to fill the role of One-Day Conference Director beginning January, 1st, 2020 for a two-year commitment, with the possibility to renew. The Friends One-Day Conference Director will be responsible for:

  • The planning, management, and oversight of all Friends One-Day Conferences throughout the year (approximately 10 conferences yearly)
  • Coordination of local host, speaker, and other workshops facilitators to make sure the day runs smoothly and ensure all program objectives are met
  • Moderate travel required, must be able to attend approximately ⅓ of One-Day Conferences but locations will be at the Director’s discretion
  • Moderate level of financial literacy and budget awareness required
  • The ideal candidate will have high-level organizational skills, strong written and verbal communication, event planning, problem-solving, and leadership skills
  • An overall high-level understanding and knowledge base of stuttering and the Friends mission
  • Time commitment can vary, especially close to conference times, but approximately 5-10 hours per week is estimated. Friends can offer a small stipend to compensate for time

Please include a written statement explaining why you feel you are a good fit for the position with qualifications included. Applicants will be considered for other roles within Friends, so please include other areas of interest within written statement. Please submit written statement to Lee: Lee@friendswhostutter.org

Application deadline: December 15, 2019

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Post date: October 30, 2019

One-Day Conference Coordinator
Friends is seeking candidates to fill the role of 1-3 One-Day Conference Coordinators beginning January 1st, 2020 for a two-year commitment, with the possibility to renew. The Friends One-Day Conference Coordinator role will be responsible for:

  • Helping to plan, manage, oversee, and attend at least 2 One-Day Conferences per year (location/ travel are flexible)
  • The ideal candidate will have high-level organizational skills, strong written and verbal communication, event planning, problem-solving, and leadership skills
  • An overall high-level understanding and knowledge base of stuttering and the Friends mission
  • Time commitment will vary and will be contained to ODCs assigned (approximately 15 hours pre-conference planning + time of actual conference and travel). Small stipend provided on a per conference basis

Please include a written statement explaining why you feel you are a good fit for the position with qualifications included. Applicants will be considered for other roles within Friends, so please include other areas of interest within written statement. Please submit written statement to Lee: Lee@friendswhostutter.org

Application deadline: December 15, 2019

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