Established in 1993, Friends of the Children has a simple but remarkable goal: to provide the most vulnerable children a caring, supportive, and sustained relationship with an adult role model, called a Friend. Today Friends reaches thousands of children in communities across our nation. Our successful model is in 10 locations including Boston MA, Harlem and the South Bronx NY, Portland, Gresham and Klamath Falls, OR, San Francisco CA, Tampa Bay FL, and Cornwall, United Kingdom.

Thanks to our exceptional outcomes and relationships across the country, in 2016 and 2015 we have been named the Portland Business Journal’s #1 “Most Admired” Oregon nonprofit, and in 2014, we won the Social Impact Exchange National Business Plan competition in NYC, setting the stage for our scaling efforts.

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Development and Communications Director - Friends of the Children LA

Los Angeles, CA

Friends of the Children has recently expanded to Los Angeles and we are looking for a passionate, committed Development and Communications Director to take the lead in coordinating, implementing, and sustaining our development efforts in Los Angeles.  Our model is proven to break the cycle of generational poverty for children who face the highest risks by prov ...

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Professional Male Mentor "Friend" - NY

Bronx, NY

Friends of the Children - New York is currently seeking a male professional mentor (we call them Friends) for our Bronx youth program to serve as a positive adult role model to eight elementary aged boys and develop loving, caring, and sustained relationships with each youth.   A Friend works intensively with eight vuln ...

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Professional Mentor / "Adolescent Friend Advisor"

Harlem, NY

Friends of the Children - New York is currently seeking a female professional mentor (we call them Friends) for our Harlem adolescent program to serve as a positive adult role model to ten to thirteen adolescent girls and develop loving, caring, and sustained relationships with each adolescent. A Friend works intensively with ten to thirteen vulnerable youth. As a ...

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Senior Accountant - Friends of the Children - National

Portland, OR

Friends of the Children is looking for an extraordinary professional to join our finance team.  Are you flexible and ready to take on a wide range of accounting tasks? Is working for an organization that inspires you a critical aspect of your job search?  We may have the perfect career for you. Our model is proven to break the cycle of generati ...

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