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We are committed to cultivating a team of diverse, talented, driven, and thoughtful individuals that are ready to roll up their sleeves and get to work, all in the name of military families.

Our open positions are listed below.

We’re growing fast so be sure to check back regularly.

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The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) is seeking a full-time human resources manager to guide the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for the organization. This position is fully remote.

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for administering, maintaining, and managing HR systems, programs, procedures, and plans according to HR policies and will provide assistance to all levels of personnel on HR-related issues.

This position must be able to maintain confidentiality and requires the ability to be an independent thinker, adjust quickly to change, and continually grow and develop as the business evolves. The HR Manager must have strong interpersonal skills with a commitment to deliver excellent customer service.

Main responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with President & Executive Director and Department Directors/Managers to identify employment needs within the organization
  • Coordinates job postings with Department Directors/Managers, conducts initial screening of applicants for the job and organizational suitability and forwards minimally qualified individuals to Department Directors/Managers for the interview process to begin
  • Contacts applicant references and orders/evaluates background checks on applicants
  • Implements and provides oversight for the performance management system and improvement systems for staff and volunteer core teams
  • Leads organizational development initiatives (gains an understanding of gaps within staff/core teams and recruits to fill gaps as well as to refine and improve skills of existing staff and leadership)
  • Directs the needs assessment for training and staff development to enhance and support the effectiveness of employee performance in achieving the goals and objectives of the organization
  • Conducts employee orientations, on-boarding, and off-boarding efforts
  • Leads employee development and training efforts
  • Assures organizational adherence and compliance to employment and regulatory concerns and drafts related policies
  • Responds to moderately complex employee/management questions and problems based on advanced knowledge of aspects applicable to the subject area
  • Executes performance management procedures, including but not limited to performance improvement plans
  • Recommends HR approaches and strategies to continually improve HR program efficiency
  • Manages assigned HR projects/initiatives, providing guidance and recommendations in addressing a variety of HR related issues and uses HR subject matter expertise to resolve those issues
  • Partners closely with Finance Team in areas of Compensation and Benefits and with President & Executive Director to support strategic initiatives in support of business objectives
  • Creates and supports delivery and facilitation of trainings, team building exercises, conflict management, and development planning
  • Develops organizational policies, procedures, and documentation
  • Investigates employee issues and conflicts and ensure the application of conflict resolution principles

Skills required:

  • Bachelor’s degree and five years of experience in human resources, management, or related fields required. Alternatively, an associate degree and seven years of human resources and/or relational development experience
  • Current PHR, SHRM-CP, SPHR, SHRM-SCP certification desired
  • Ability to organize time, manage diverse activities, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrates flexibility to changing situations and priorities
  • Detail-oriented, organized, professional, reliable, and punctual
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including proofing and editing of documents
  • Experience planning and coordinating projects and meetings
  • Experience supervising and recruiting staff
  • Ease in using a wide variety of office software
  • Knowledge of trends, resources, and information related to Human Resources and volunteerism
  • Proven self-starter with strong interpersonal and time management skills

This is a full remote position. Candidates are expected to have a dedicated workspace and work during MFAN’s core hours of 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday. Occasional weekend and after-hours work can be expected. This position may be subject to travel as needed.

Read the full position description and application instructions here.

The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) seeks a skilled qualitative researcher to support our ongoing research projects focused on military families, service members, and veterans. A successful candidate will have qualitative research experience, be detail oriented, won’t miss a deadline, excels at managing time, relationships, and projects, and is equally comfortable working independently or with a team.

Main responsibilities:

  • Oversee day-to-day project management of all research projects with the oversight of the Associate Director of Research and Program Evaluation
  • Code and analyze data in a variety of research projects
  • Produce reports of analyzed data for team members and outside stakeholders
  • Perform quality control on data analysis
  • Support projects with funding partners and ensure that tasks remain on track for goals and deadlines
  • Quickly adapt and adjust to scheduling and target changes to fit the needs of the project, team, and partner
  • Utilize project management software to track tasks and deadlines

Skills required:

  • Master’s degree or 5 years of relevant research experience
  • Previous experience with coding qualitative data, analyzing mixed methods data set, and communicating key themes in a professional setting
  • A passion for understanding and supporting military families
  • Superior organization and attention to detail
  • Highly effective in written and verbal communication
  • Proven self-starter with strong interpersonal and time management skills
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outline scope and timeline

This is a fully remote position. Candidates are expected to have a dedicated workspace and work during MFAN’s core hours of 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday. Occasional weekend and after-hours work can be expected. This position may be subject to travel as needed.

Read the full position description and application instructions here.

The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) seeks a skilled qualitative researcher and strategic relationship manager to support our ongoing program evaluations for projects focused on military families, service members, and veterans. A successful candidate will have extensive program evaluation and project management expertise, experience visualizing and communicating data to a wide variety of audiences, and will be a practiced relationship manager capable of prioritizing organizational strategic objectives.

MFAN conducts national surveys to qualitatively evaluate the status of support programming and the effects of military service on family life. We are looking for an Associate Director of Program Evaluation who is detail-oriented, who won’t miss a deadline, is a self-starter, excels at managing time, relationships, and projects, and is equally comfortable working independently or with a team.

Main responsibilities:

  • Participate in the planning, design, execution, and reporting of MFAN’s internal and external program evaluation efforts
  • Oversee project management of data analysis and coding processes across program evaluation projects
  • Ensure effective and timely stewardship of funder projects
  • Work closely with the Director of Research and Program Evaluation to manage program evaluation partner relationships and organizational strategic goals and objectives
  • Manage a future team of data analysts responsible for executing tasks for internal and program evaluation projects
  • Work closely with the Director of Research and Program Evaluation and Programs team to create, share, and implement internal best practices around program evaluation
  • Collaborate with Director of Research and Program Evaluation on white papers, reports on research findings, and thought leadership
  • Provide data for reporting purposes throughout the organization
  • Present MFAN’s research publicly
  • Represent MFAN at meetings with MSOs/VSOs, stakeholders, and policymakers
  • Act as a subject matter expert in specified topic areas for MFAN

Skills required:

  • Ph.D. in social science, public administration, research methods, or another related field
  • Relevant solution-oriented relationship management experience with the ability to maintain organizational priorities
  • Previous experience with coding qualitative data, analyzing mixed-methods data, and communicating key themes in a professional setting
  • A passion for understanding and supporting military families
  • Superior organization and attention to detail
  • Highly effective in written and verbal communication
  • Proven self-starter with strong interpersonal and time management skills
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope and timeline

This is a fully remote position. Candidates are expected to have a dedicated workspace and work during MFAN’s core hours of 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday. Occasional weekend and after-hours work can be expected. This position may be subject to travel as needed.

Read the full position description and application instructions here.

The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) seeks a skilled development manager to play a critical role in supporting fundraising and stewardship, including but not limited to prospect identification and research, proposal and grant management, donor reporting and stewardship, use of donor database (CRM), and operational support. A successful candidate will have experience in nonprofit philanthropy and demonstrated success with corporate, foundation, and individual giving.

Main responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Director of External Relations to create customized proposals that provide meaningful giving opportunities for donors
  • Implement a strategic plan to identify and secure new donors, including staying up to date on giving trends, charitable social events, and business developments
  • Organize and analyze donor lists for use in prospect and pipeline development
  • Conduct research on all new donors to identify prospective mid-range and major donors as well as corporations and private foundations
  • Work with the Development team to review current and new donor data regularly to make strategic decisions regarding activities with portfolio donors
  • Oversees, creates, and provides information and reports for donor meetings and campaign priorities
  • Management of current grant calendar for open grant cycles and prospective grants
  • Management of grant reporting calendar and support ongoing grant reports
  • Implement a stewardship plan that provides regular touchpoints with donors to communicate the impact of giving
  • Coordinate individual appeals in print, email, website, and social media
  • Manages data production for donors’ reports, pledge reviews, pledge reminders, matching gift programs, etc. Report preparation and tracking support require strong Raiser’s Edge, Microsoft Excel, and data management skills
  • Provides advanced administrative support of the fundraising pipeline and calendar
  • Provides general support to the Director of External Relations as needed

Skills required:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of development experience within a nonprofit
  • Proficient in donor database management, Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge highly preferred
  • Superior organizational skill and ability to set and meet deadlines
  • Project management experience
  • Remote work experience preferred
  • Appreciation for military life and understanding of the military and veteran organization landscape
  • Polish in all written and verbal communications with superior attention to detail
  • Solution-oriented with the ability to maintain organizational priorities
  • Proven self-starter with strong interpersonal and time management skills
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outline scope and timelines

This is a fully remote position. Candidates are expected to have a dedicated workspace and work during MFAN’s core hours of 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday. Occasional weekend and after-hours work can be expected. This position may be subject to travel as needed.

Read the full position description and application instructions here.