Benefits of Working at Oliver Scholars

Here, YOU define your success. We provide the tools, flexibility, and inclusive culture so that you can become the best version of yourself and help others to do the same. 

  1. Flexible Schedule
  2. Competitive salaries
  3. Generous compensation packages
  4. Employee engagement 
  5. Professional Development


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Open Positions

New Perspectives Wanted!  

Daily we challenge and inspire our youth, community, and staff to change the world. Here at Oliver Scholars, we create innovative youth-focused solutions to build a network of change-makers who will ultimately Outdream Outdo Outshine in every endeavor. Join Oliver Scholars and the movement.

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Position Summary and Reporting: Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Development Officer is a key member of the leadership team and will work closely and seamlessly under the direction of the CEO with Donors, Program team, and Development team to drive fundraising efforts to support mission impact. At this time, Oliver Scholars seeks a seasoned fundraising professional who can a) serve as a thought partner with our committed senior leadership team; b) create a strategic fundraising program that capitalizes on existing fundraising relationships and opportunities; and, c) serve as a fundraising entrepreneur to attract new donors and sponsors with passion for supporting our promising Black and Latinx students. Succeeding in this environment will require a collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit; the ability to employ a hands-on approach to connecting with a broad array of donors, volunteers, and champions; and, a deep commitment to our mission. The Chief Development Officer will collaborate with the organization’s leaders, staff, and board members to integrate an informed and enthusiastic fundraising perspective into all aspects of Oliver Scholars’ programs and operations. The successful applicant should have proven experience as a fundraising generalist, with several years of fundraising management experience in a non-profit organization of similar size and scope.

  • New York, NY
  • Full Time

Fund Development Intern


Position and Summary Reporting:  Reporting to the Director of Development, the Intern will work directly with the Development team to research and cultivate supporters, manage the organization’s donor databases, track, and evaluate fundraising efforts, and organize events. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly organized and motivated individual to develop skills in nonprofit development work and ultimately learn about education opportunities for high-achieving Black and Latinx students.

  • New York, NY
  • Seasonal