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Careers with because I said I would.

Why work for because I said I would? Because together as a team, we are championing the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We have a strong voice on a global level but begin with our focus on individual communities through our character development programs and volunteer projects in partnership with schools, juvenile detention centers, prisons, and local communities.

We are innovative, smart, and entrepreneurial. We value thoughts and suggestions for improvement, including those from employees.

Ready to be part of something bigger? because I said I would. is hiring individuals who believe in the power of promises and want to be part of a movement dedicated to bettering humanity. We invite you to start or grow your career remotely from your home office or at our beautiful 92-acre camp in Ohio. Apply for a job today and take the first step toward becoming a part of something impactful.

Where Does Your Career Journey Begin?

Your journey starts here! The impact you will make happens when you find work that inspires you.

Where would you like to start? because I said I would. has multiple options depending on your personal career path.

JOBS: Professionals Ready for an Immediate Career Change.

We are hiring for full-time and part-time positions. Some of them are remote and some of them are on-site in Ohio. See our Open Positions.

VOLUNTEERS OR INTERNS: Professionals Seeking to Have an Impact OR Students Looking to Have a Meaningful Work Experience.

Join our amazing volunteer committee or find an internship to boost your education. Utilize your professional skillset to make an impact on humanitarian causes. We are always seeking input and advice on how to improve.

Does this sound like you?

  • I want to contribute my brain and skillset to a cause that is important to me.
  • I’m set in my career but want to expand my personal impact.
  • I’m retired but want to keep engaged in my community.
  • I’m a student and have some free time, plus I wouldn’t mind if my resume looked pretty impressive.
  • Exploring humanitarian work sounds cool. Maybe, I should act on that.

How to Apply: Keep scrolling to see a full list of our current volunteer needs & internship openings.

For more information or to talk to a human email our HR Director at HR@becauseisaidiwould.org.

Life at because I said I would.

Our culture is built around our passion to bettering humanity through promises made and kept.

Our Promise Cards have sent to over 13.1 million beautiful humans in 178 different countries. Camp because I said I would. hosts dozens of families in bereavement each year free of cost. Our resiliency skills training programs impacts thousands of high school kids, incarcerated individuals, community associations, and those simply seeking personal character development.

Not to mention the 300+ days of travel per year that our fearless leader achieves through speeches across the country. (Alex Sheen, CEO, is a 5x Tedx Talk Speaker.)

Benefits Overview for Full-Time Employees

because I said I would. is proud to offer benefits that reflect our values and incorporate our desire for meaningful work.

Full-Time Employee Benefits:

  • 100% employer-paid health insurance (medical, dental & vision)
  • Generous Paid Time Off Plans (Personal, Medical & Volunteer PTO) & paid holidays
  • Employer-provided technology
  • Employer-provided basic life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability
  • 403(b) retirement plan – dollar-for-dollar match
  • Staff retreats with professional development, trainings, & fun activities (concerts, dinners out, etc.) at our beautiful 92-acre lodge retreat
  • Access to avant-garde technology use in your everyday work: project manager Kanbanchi, ChatGPT, Salesforce, and more!
  • Ability to make a serious impact on humanity (local, nationwide and international communities) through our programs & company mission/vision

Cultural Experience at Because I Said I Would.

because I said I would. looks for three core competencies for our team:

  1. Ability to keep promises
  2. Passion for humanitarianism
  3. An entrepreneurial spirit

Join us in changing lives, one promise at a time.

because I said I would is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace where all employees are valued, respected, and have the opportunity to succeed. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Job Openings

Mental Health Program Manager, Youth & Families

Job title: Mental Health Program Manager, Youth & Families
Location: Remote, must be licensed and able to practice in Ohio
Salary Range: $55,000 – $65,000
Travel Required: 0-10%
Work Hours: Full time, some evenings and weekend hours required

Role Overview

The Mental Health Program Manager will report to the Chief Operating Officer and work with program team members and other staff across programs. This position offers an opportunity to inform, design, and build programs that support mental health based on best practices and work directly with individuals by connecting with supporters.

Responsibilities:

  • Informs and designs educational programs based on research and best practices in mental health, collaborating with other team members
  • Improves staff competence by providing educational resources and training as needed
  •  Work with supporters to determine mental health challenges to connect them to longer-term solutions to face their adversities. Clients may also be facing challenges with substance abuse, suicidal ideation, employment concerns, disease, bereavement, and other challenges
  • Monitors program participants through self-reporting and client check-in; obtaining additional resources as applicable; intervening in crises; providing personal support.
  • Maintains clients’ records by reviewing notes, logging events and progress.
  • Communicate clients’ progress by conducting weekly reporting.
  • Improves results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes; rewriting procedures when needed.
  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing interventions and results from data and trends; compiling statistics; completing grant and subsidy applications.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, participating in professional organizations.
  • May be assigned liaison responsibilities to special projects and outreach efforts.
  • Attends staff meetings
  • Submit all statistics and client data in a timely manner
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualification and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in behavioral social science or psychology; along with at least five years of experience in Mental health direct client interaction; Master’s degree preferred- Must be licensed in Mental health or counseling in the state of Ohio
  • 2 years in developing relationships and partnerships with other community outreach.
  • Licensed Professional Counselor 
  • Licensed Psychologist or Limited  Licensed Psychologist  
  • LICSW, Licensed Independent Social Workers
  • LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Psychiatric Or Mental Health Nurse Practitioners
  • 2 years in developing relationships and partnerships with other community outreach.
  • Possess demonstrated commitment to customer service
  • Professional experience supporting individuals in group work
  • Submit all statistics and client data in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated proficiency using software systems for program data points and information.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Diligence and accuracy are essential, as are abilities to prioritize work, consistently meet deadlines and work as a collaborator.

Preferred skills

Experience with Salesforce

Certifications CEAP

Because I said I would looks for three core competencies in their employees:

  1. Ability to keep promises
  2. Passion for humanitarianism
  3. An entrepreneurial attitude
Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have that make you a great fit for the position.

Subject Line: Mental Health Program Manager Application

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

because I said I would is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace where all employees are valued, respected, and have the opportunity to succeed. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Guest Experience & Events Manager

Job Title: Guest Experience & Events Manager 

Location: This is a slightly hybrid role with very strong focus on being on-site in Walhonding, OH 43843. This position is able to work from home 3-7 work days a month as long as they have a functional work environment at home. 

Salary Range: $41,000 – $47,000 

Travel Required: 0 – 10% 

Work hours: Full-time, salaried position. Evening and weekend hours are required from time to time.

We’re looking for a dedicated and dynamic individual to join our team as the Guest Experience & Event Manager. In this role, you’ll be the primary point of contact for our guests, ensuring they have an extraordinary experience from the moment they arrive until their departure.

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage guest experience from reservation throughout their visit for approximately 1,000 primary guest contacts a year, including but not limited to taking reservations, conducting event/program planning calls, changing reservations, guest’s requests and greeting guests upon arrival. 
  • Work in conjunction with staff to ensure that the facilities are ready for families and groups throughout the year by communicating unique needs, check-in requests and other special requirements in a documented fashion in our CRM system (SalesForce) and other software. 
  • Plan and execute 30 corporate/nonprofit retreats a year: Work closely with corporate and nonprofit clients to understand their objectives and craft personalized retreat plans. Oversee the entire event lifecycle, from concept development and budgeting to on-site management and post-event wrap-up. 
  • Manage wedding event planning for 8 weddings a year: Liaise with couples to understand their vision for their big day and create bespoke wedding packages. Handle all aspects, including venue decoration, catering, entertainment, photography, and any other services required. 
  • Collaborate with +15 vendors overall: Establish and maintain strong relationships with a diverse network of vendors. Coordinate with these professionals, including hot air balloon pilots, florists, photographers, caterers, and entertainers, to provide excellent service and meet the unique needs of each event. 
  • Maintain accurate guest records: Keep detailed records of all guest interactions, reservations, payments, and feedback. Use this data to personalize service, make improvements, and address any recurring issues. 
  • Support business development efforts: Help support the process of creating a pipeline of events and programs, leading to sustained revenue growth. Meet with potential clients, including schools, nonprofits, correctional professionals, wedding planners, and other groups, presenting our venue as an ideal choice for their events. 
  • Coordinate services and manage logistics.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications: 

  • Past experience in Guest relations, events, and reservations 
  • Bachelor’s degree or associate’s degree in business, event planning, hospitality management or communication or equivalent experience is preferred. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and capacity to problem solve. 
  • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends based on seasonal demands of retreat groups. 
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others in a team setting.
  • Experience with Salesforce or other CRM, booking systems (Airbnb, Vrbo, etc.) and strong computer skills.

We look for three core competencies in their employees: 

Ability to keep promises. 

Passion for humanitarianism 

An entrepreneurial attitude 

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Sr. Facilities & Construction Manager

Job Title:  Senior Facilities and Construction Manager
Location: 3483 McCament Rd, Walhonding, OH 43843
Salary Range:  $58,000 – $62,000
Travel Required: 0 – 10%
Work hours: Full-time, salaried position. Some evening and weekend hours required

Benefits:

  • 100% employer-paid health insurance
  • Generous PTO & Medical PTO & paid holidays
  • Employer-provided technology
  • Employer-provided life insurance, STD/LTD,
  • 403(b) retirement plan – dollar for dollar match
  • Staff retreats with professional development, trainings, & fun activities (concerts, dinners out, etc.) at our beautiful 92-acre lodge retreat
  • Access to avant-garde technology use in your everyday work: project manager Kanbanchi, ChatGPT, Salesforce, and more!
  • Ability to make a serious impact on humanity through our programs & company mission/vision

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced Senior Facilities and Construction Manager to oversee our company’s construction projects and manage our facilities’ maintenance and operations. The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring that all construction projects are completed on time, within budget, and to our quality standards. Additionally, this role involves the strategic planning and execution of facilities management, including space planning, compliance, maintenance, and workplace safety initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Construction Management: Oversee and direct construction projects from conception to completion. Review the project in-depth to schedule deliverables and estimate costs. Oversee all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations.
  • Project Planning: Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors. Select tools, materials, and equipment and track inventory. Meet contractual conditions of performance.
  • Risk Management: Review the work progress on a daily basis. Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status. Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones.
  • Facilities Management: Along with the Maintenance & Project Manager, oversee the operation and maintenance of building systems and services. Ensure compliance with health and safety standards and industry codes.
  • Budget Management: Manage budget and purchase equipment/materials, ensuring cost-effectiveness and financial accountability.
  • Team Leadership: Provide guidance and educational opportunities to building management staff. Foster a collaborative work environment. Manage the Maintenance and Project Manager and maintenance/facilities staff including volunteer groups. 
  • Vendor Management: Work with third party contractors to manage meetings, timelines, and hold them accountable.

Qualifications

  • Proven working experience in construction management or facilities management, with a minimum of 5 years in a senior role.
  • Advanced knowledge of construction management processes, means, and methods.
  • Expert knowledge of building products, construction details, and relevant rules, regulations, and quality standards.
  • A strong understanding of engineering and architecture principles.
  • Ability to plan and see the “big picture.”
  • Competent in conflict and crisis management.
  • Leadership and human resources management skills.
  • Excellent time and project management skills.
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills with both staff and community members. 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, architecture, engineering, or related field.
  • Relevant certifications in project management, such as PMP, or facilities management, such as CFM, are highly desirable.

Because I said I would looks for three core competencies in their employees:
1. Ability to keep promises
2. Passion for humanitarianism
3. An entrepreneurial attitude

How To Apply: Email HR@becauseisaidiwould.org with your resume.

Camp Executive

Job Title:  Camp Executive
Location: 3483 McCament Rd, Walhonding, OH 43843 (on-site living available)
Salary Range:  $65,000 – $70,000
Travel Required: 0 – 10%
Work hours: Full-time, salaried position. Some evening and weekend hours required

About the Position:

The Camp Director is responsible for fulfilling the mission of because I said I would by providing leadership and management for the overall operation. The position will report to the Chief Executive Officer and work with staff, client organizations, participants, donors, volunteers, and vendors. The role includes leading quality camp and retreat experiences; administrative management; securing and supervising camp staff; managing finances & safety, and assisting to create a marketing and event strategy.

The camp and retreat facility is in Walhonding, Knox County, Ohio (1 hour NE of Columbus).

Benefits:

  • On-site housing available
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance
  • Generous PTO & Medical PTO & paid holidays
  • Remote/WFH & flexible schedule
  • Employer-provided technology
  • Employer-provided life insurance, STD/LTD,
  • 403(b) retirement plan – dollar for dollar match
  • Staff retreats with professional development, trainings, & fun activities (concerts, dinners out, etc.) at our beautiful 92-acre lodge retreat
  • Access to avant-garde technology use in your everyday work: project manager Kanbanchi, ChatGPT, Salesforce, and more!
  • Ability to make a serious impact on humanity through our programs & company mission/vision

Job Responsibilities:

Lead camp and retreats operations

  • Oversee camp operations & camp staff specific to functions below
  • Act in alignment with organization policies and practices to carry out the mission and values

Ensure a safe property and facility

  • Oversee and work with maintenance and facilities team to manage the facility and property in compliance with all applicable state and local regulations (food service, safety, etc.)
  • Lead operations in accordance with American Camping Association (ACA) accreditation process
  • Maintain a focus on sustainability

Staff leadership

  • Provide leadership for camps and retreat staff and volunteers including selection, training, assessment, and recognition of team members
  • Oversee housekeeping staff & Guest Experience Manager
  • Work together with because I said I would’s Director of Human Resources on staff hiring and selection processes

Camper recruitment and external relationships

  • Oversee and work with program leader to fill camper spots for because I said I would directed camp programs
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with organizational clients including leaders and participants
  • Work with because I said I would staff to create and manage communications including social media and website
  • Serve as the liaison to local community, government, and accrediting organizations

Program delivery and development

  • Act as figurehead for non-profit programming at camp
  • Serve as host for groups and guests and/or lead staff to provide excellent customer service and high- quality programming
  • Oversee creation and delivery of outdoor programming focused on character education in collaboration with CEO, CEO & Program Manager
  • Collaborate with CEO and Sales & Marketing staff to schedule and deliver corporate retreats, hosted programs, and additional events

Business operations and financial leadership

  • Manage camps and retreat program operating and capital budgets
  • Work with Facilities & Construction manager on construction projects and budgets
  • Oversee camp office administration, record keeping, technology, and database management
  • Work in partnership with fundraising staff for donor stewardship and fundraising efforts

Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years in a leadership position with a Camp
  • Vision, energy and passion for camp and retreat programs in the outdoors
  • Relationship building and leadership skills to work with staff, participants, volunteers, and guests
  • Experience in developing external relationships and partnerships with clients, donors, and vendors
  • Ability to motivate and create a positive atmosphere with the camps and retreats team in the midst of ambitious goals and internal and external challenges that arise
  • Possess demonstrated commitment to customer service, welcoming spirit of hospitality and drive for quality programs
  • Strong planning and organizational skills to manage financial and operational systems, implement best practices for financial sustainability and use software systems proficiently
  • Diligence and accuracy are essential, abilities to prioritize work, consistently meet deadlines and work as a collaborator
  • Able to live on-site in Camp Director housing
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Camp Management, Outdoor Recreation, Recreational leadership, or related field

Because I said I would looks for three core competencies in their employees:

1. Ability to keep promises

2. Passion for humanitarianism

3. An entrepreneurial attitude

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

because I said I would is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace where all employees are valued, respected, and have the opportunity to succeed. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

How to Apply: Email HR@becauseisaidiwould.org with your resume.

Director of Sales & Marketing

Job Title: Director of Sales & Marketing 

Location: Remote in the US (EST or CST preferred)

Salary: $70,000 – $75,000 per year

Travel Requirements: 10-25%, domestic & international. Visits to donors, major events and HQ (Walhonding, OH – Greater Columbus).

Work Hours: Full-time, some evenings and weekend hours required

About Because I Said I Would:

Because I said I would is a social movement and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through character development programs and volunteer projects in partnership with schools, juvenile detention centers, prisons, and communities.

Benefits:

  • 100% employer-paid health insurance
  • Generous PTO Policy: Personal PTO, Medical PTO, Volunteer PTO & paid holidays
  • Remote/WFH & flexible schedule
  • Employer-provided technology
  • Employer-provided life insurance, STD/LTD
  • 403(b) retirement plan – dollar for dollar match
  • Staff retreats with professional development, trainings, & fun activities (concerts, dinners out, etc.) at our beautiful 92-acre lodge retreat
  • Access to avant-garde technology use in your everyday work: project manager Kanbanchi, ChatGPT, Salesforce, and more!
  • Ability to make a serious impact on humanity through our programs & company mission/vision

Role Overview: 

We are seeking a passionate and strategic-minded Director of Sales and Marketing to lead our outreach efforts and amplify our impact. This pivotal role will spearhead the development and execution of sales and marketing strategies, driving revenue growth and expanding the organization’s reach.


Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Founder & CEO, the Director of Sales and Marketing is the manager of a team of sales and business development employees and professional volunteers.
    • 1-3 employees managed and 2 interns
  • Sales Strategy: Develop and implement comprehensive sales strategies aligned with organizational objectives to increase revenue streams via speaking engagements and support fundraising initiatives.
    • $1M in speaking revenue and $450k in retreat revenue
  • Marketing Campaigns: Lead the creation and execution of marketing campaigns, leveraging various channels to enhance brand visibility, engage stakeholders, and drive mission awareness.
  • Partnership Development: Identify, cultivate, and manage strategic partnerships, sponsorships, and collaborations to support speaking engagements, fundraising events and promotional activities.
  • Team Leadership: Grow, supervise and mentor the sales and marketing team, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence.
  • Performance Analysis: Track and analyze sales metrics, marketing effectiveness, and ROI to refine strategies, optimize campaigns, and drive continuous improvement.
  • Establish sales and marketing best practices and standards that are leveraged by the entire organization regardless of role.
  • Provide ongoing recommendations for website improvements.
  • Manage and implement the strategies for our Salesforce implementation.

Qualifications:

  • Proven Experience: Minimum 7 years of progressive experience in sales and marketing roles, 3 years in a leadership role, with a track record of success in revenue generation and brand enhancement, preferably in the nonprofit sector or related field.
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google environment, and Salesforce required. Preferred experience in project management systems (Kanbanchi or related PM software). 
  • Leadership Skills: Strong leadership, team-building, and managerial abilities, with the capacity to motivate and guide a diverse team toward achieving common goals.
  • Strategic Vision: Exceptional strategic thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, with a results-driven approach to achieve organizational objectives.
  • Communication Proficiency: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, adept at conveying the organization’s mission, values, and impact effectively.
  • Passion for the Mission: Alignment with the mission and values of Because I Said I Would, demonstrating a genuine commitment to making a difference.

Because I said I would looks for three core competencies in their employees:

  • Ability to keep promises
  • Passion for humanitarianism
  • An entrepreneurial attitude

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

because I said I would is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace where all employees are valued, respected, and have the opportunity to succeed. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org

Please send your CV or resume via email with Subject Line: Director of Sales & Marketing Application. A short cover letter is appreciated but not required.

Fulfillment Manage

Job Title: Fulfillment Manager

Location: On-Site at Camp because I said I would (Walhonding, OH)

Salary: $45,000 – $47,000 per year

Travel Requirements: Up to 10% (occasional travel to events if needed)

Work Hours: Full-time, some evenings and weekend hours required

About Because I Said I Would:

Because I said I would is a social movement and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through programs teaching resiliency skills and mental health habits in schools, correctional institutions, and at our 92-acre summer camp and retreat center. Our commitment extends to hosting over 100 events annually and managing a range of products to fund our nonprofit and charitable work.

Benefits:

  • 100% employer-paid health insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • Generous PTO Policy: Personal PTO, Medical PTO, Volunteer PTO & paid holidays
  • Employer-provided technology
  • Employer-provided life insurance, STD/LTD
  • 403(b) retirement plan – dollar for dollar match
  • Staff retreats with professional development, trainings, & fun activities (concerts, dinners out, etc.) at our beautiful 92-acre lodge retreat
  • Access to avant-garde technology use in your everyday work: project manager Kanbanchi, ChatGPT, Salesforce, and more!
  • Ability to make a serious impact on humanity through our programs & company mission/vision

Role Overview: 

The Fulfillment Manager, reporting directly to the CEO, is instrumental in managing logistics for over 100 annual events and handling product sales at these events. This role encompasses a wide range of responsibilities from coordinating with event organizers and shipping vendors to managing inventory, coordinating event volunteers, and our online retail store. The fulfillment manager will oversee 1 direct report and both on-site and event volunteers.


Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with internal and external event organizers to ensure all merchandise and resource table needs are met for over 100 events annually.
    • Manage event planning calls, coordinate shipping information, establish point of contact, evaluate events merchandise needs based on event attendance.
    • Oversee order processing for post-event sales.
  • Recruit, schedule, and train volunteers for staffing the resource table at events nationwide.
    • Coordinate 6 volunteers per speech using Salesforce to send mass emails. 
    • Assist volunteers with pre-event and during event issues (including on-call support for weekend events). 
  • Maintain up-to-date Salesforce records related to fulfillment and volunteer management.
  • Partner with shipping vendors to guarantee timely and accurate delivery of merchandise and resources.
  • Oversee the fulfillment process for products and promise cards, ensuring timely delivery based on order volumes.
  • Generate reports on profit/loss and implement sales strategy for events, factoring in costs and other relevant metrics.
    • Cost-analysis of suppliers, clients, and third parties to support event and product needs.
    • Monitor inventory levels and forecast needs, placing orders with vendors as necessary.
  • Develop and execute new product lines and marketing strategies.
  • Manage customer communications across multiple channels to ensure satisfaction.
  • Oversee the operation of the online retail store, ensuring its success.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of logistics and inventory management including analysis of shipping costs.
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Marketing or related field preferred, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Proficiency in managing events and vendors.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including on-call availability for event emergencies.
  • Capacity to lift 35 – 60 pounds.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful, and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to engage with diverse audiences.
  • Knowledge of Salesforce, inventory software or other CRM. 
  • Computer skills: Google environment (professional use), knowledge of spreadsheet and analysis (Googlesheets, Excel).
  • Passion for the Mission: Alignment with the mission and values of Because I Said I Would, demonstrating a genuine commitment to making a difference.

Because I said I would looks for three core competencies in their employees:

  • Ability to keep promises
  • Passion for humanitarianism
  • An entrepreneurial attitude

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

because I said I would is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace where all employees are valued, respected, and have the opportunity to succeed. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org. Please send your CV or resume via email with Subject Line: Fulfillment Manager Application. A short cover letter is appreciated but not required.


Volunteer & Internship Opportunities

Fundraising Coordinator Volunteer

Job Title: Fundraising Coordinator Volunteer
Location: Remote or Hybrid in Walhonding, Ohio
Salary Range: Unpaid
Travel Required: None
Work Hours: Two separate opportunities available

  • Professional volunteer: 3- 10 hr/week 
  • Internship: 10 – 15 hr/week

About Because I Said I Would:
Because I Said I Would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through Promise Cards, chapters of volunteers, character education in schools, and awareness campaigns with global reach.

About the Role:
As a Fundraising Coordinator Volunteer, you will play a pivotal role in supporting and coordinating fundraising activities for humanitarian non-profit Because I Said I Would. This position offers a unique opportunity to work closely with event management, donor relations, and improve professional communication skills and relationship development. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and a passion for making the world a better place.

The volunteer may attend weekly staff meetings, regularly scheduled meetings with their supervisor, and bi-weekly meetings with other interns for professional development.

Possible Role Responsibilities (one or more of the following areas):

  1. Outreach and Event Coordination for Small Donor Lunches and Dinner with Founder:
    • Proactively identify and contact individuals and groups showing interest
    • Invite prospects for insightful tours of our 92-acre camp
    • Arrange small lunches and dinners with Alex for one-on-one discussions
    • Attract more individuals and companies to visit our camp, fostering relationships
    • Plan and execute donor appreciation events such as luncheons and dinners
    • Ensure each event is a memorable experience fostering goodwill and continued support
  2. Facebook Fundraiser Program Management:
    • Analyze potential recruitment needs
    • Implement recruitment means for new fundraisers and potential donors
  3. Donor Management System Data Entry and Coordination:
    • Set up phone calls
    • Network with high-level donors
    • Assist with fundraising activities and ideas designed by our dedicated volunteers
  4. Donor Stewardship:
    • Maintain ongoing communication with current and prospective donors
    • Express gratitude and share updates on how contributions make a difference in the lives of bereaved families
    • Make thank you calls and follow up with donors

What You’ll Learn:

Understand the role of fundraising and related processes in a nonprofit organization. Develop business skills including: compassion & empathy practices in business, relationship building, volunteer & donor recruitment practices (applicable to nonprofit or for-profit business), and data analysis. 

Skills You’ll Need For This Role: 

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passion for resiliency skills, personal development, mental health and social impact.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and social media platforms.
  • Prior experience in event coordination or related fields is a plus.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org

Subject Line: Professional Volunteer/Internship Application

Sales & Business Development Volunteer

Job Title: Sales & Business Development Volunteer
Location: Remote and/or Hybrid in Walhonding, OH
Salary Range: Unpaid
Travel Required: None
Work Hours: Two separate opportunities available

  • Professional volunteer: 3- 10 hr/week 
  • Internship: 10 – 15 hr/week

About Because I Said I Would:
Because I Said I Would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through Promise Cards, chapters of volunteers, character education in schools, and awareness campaigns with global reach.

About the Role:
The Sales & Business Development Volunteer will be a part of the Sales team. The intern will assist the Account Executive and senior staff by performing administrative and entry-level duties which may include conducting market research, identifying business opportunities, emailing prospective clients, making cold calls, participating in meetings, assisting the Sales department, and other duties as needed. 

The volunteer may attend weekly staff meetings, regularly scheduled meetings with their supervisor, and bi-weekly meetings with other interns for professional development.

Possible Role Responsibilities (one or more of the following areas):

  • Work with the Account Executive on business development (lead-generating) activities
  • Market research projects such as: searching for organizations (public & private associations, companies, education institutions, etc.) that want a speaker to build a cold-lead list  
  • Identify decision-makers within potential customer organizations
  • Identify potential clients using social media and internet research
    • Search and compile lists of like-minded associations, companies, and universities that are similar to our target audience
    • Build a list of State associations in our network
    • Use chatgpt to write social media posts and targeted email “blasts” promoting speaker offerings
    • Invite warm or cold leads to existing speeches
  • Follow-up on business development activities via email and phone calls
  • Updating documents and internal records using Salesforce
  • Build prospect lists to identify missed business opportunities
    • Reach out to past clients that have requested speakers
  • Assist in creating sales outreach strategies

What You’ll Learn: Understand the role of sales, marketing, and account management in a nonprofit organization (also applicable to for-profit businesses). Develop business skills including: Salesforce system management, compassion & empathy practices in business, relationship building, entry-level sales/account executive activities, and data analysis. 

Skills You’ll Need For This Role: 

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Interest in motivational speaking, personal development, and social impact.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and social media platforms.

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org

Subject Line: Professional Volunteer/Internship Application

Fulfillment & Logistics Volunteer

Job Title: Fulfillment & Logistics Volunteer

Location: Walhonding, OH (on-site required, remote is not available for this role)
Salary Range: Unpaid
Travel Required: None
Work Hours: Two separate opportunities available

  • Professional volunteer: 3- 10 hr/week 
  • Internship: 10 – 15 hr/week

About Because I Said I Would:
Because I Said I Would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through Promise Cards, chapters of volunteers, character education in schools, and awareness campaigns with global reach.

About the Role:
As a fulfillment volunteer, you will play a pivotal role in supporting and coordinating shipments for organization merchandise & speaking engagements for Alex Sheen, the founder & CEO of Because I Said I Would. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and a passion for making the world a better place.

The volunteer may attend weekly staff meetings, regularly scheduled meetings with their supervisor and bi-weekly meetings with other interns for professional development.

Possible Role Responsibilities (one or more of the following areas):

  • Preparing event supplies for shipment 
  • Data entry for leads and lead verification. Input contact information in the database
  • Assisting with special projects that may include folding, cutting, and printing needs
  • Packing, weighing, labeling, and shipping merchandise and supplies
  • Packing Group Orders to be sent out
  • Counting promise cards
  • Data entry for chapter, speaking engagement, fundraising, newsletter, and character education inquiries from events
  • Taking inventory of merchandise
  • Help organize/distribute incoming shipments to the warehouse
  • Delivering/picking up promise cards from groups that help count. Currently, there are two locations in Coshocton County and three in Knox County
  • Work with the groups that count promise cards when they visit camp for a few hours
  • Keep the Recreation Shed straightened up for incoming guests
  • Printing and pressing signs with sublimation
  • Preparing letters for bereavement families coming to camp for a stay
  • Helping address and send out promise cards when requested

What You’ll Learn/Contribute:

Understand the role of shipping, logistics, and fulfillment management in a nonprofit organization (also applicable to for-profit businesses). Develop logistics skills including: Salesforce system management, compassion & empathy practices in business, relationship building, inventory & distribution practices, and database management. 

Skills You’ll Need For This Role: 

  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in a fluctuating climate. Some work will at HQ and some will be in the warehouse with heat in the winter but is still a warehouse. In the summer, there is no AC in the warehouse. The Rec Shed is not heated
  • Use of MS Office suite – basic Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Candidate must be available for a consistent weekly schedule (schedule can be determined with the Fulfillment Manager)
  • Detail-oriented with numbers
  • Typing speed of 25 words a minute or more 
  • Previous shipping experience is great, but not required

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org

Subject Line: Professional Volunteer/Internship Application

Camp Host Volunteer

Job Title: Camp Host Volunteer
Location: On-Site (Camp because I said I would – Walhonding, OH)
Salary Range: Unpaid
Travel Required: None
Work Hours: Two separate opportunities available

  • Professional volunteer: Varies (must be available for weekends & ability to stay overnight at camp)
  • Internship: 10 – 15 hr/week


About Because I Said I Would:
Because I Said I Would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through Promise Cards, chapters of volunteers, character education in schools, and awareness campaigns with global reach.

About the Role:
We are seeking Camp Host volunteers to work and stay at Camp because I said I would and assist with guest relations and camp safety duties. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and a passion for creating a near-perfect stay experience for guests.

Possible Role Responsibilities (one or more of the following areas):

  • Ensure that all camp safety policies and procedures are followed
  • Greet guests and performing check-in and out procedures
  • Answer guest questions about the property including giving a tour of cabin and ammentities
  • Helping with small maintenance and housekeeping duties (e.g. light bulb change, bringing firewood, bring towels or other cabin needs  
  • Assisting as needed with other guest needs

What You’ll Learn:

  • Hospitality and guest relations service experience
  • Camp safety procedures
  • Relationship development
  • Scheduling software management

Skills You’ll Need For This Role: 

  • Basic computer skills to utilize reservation systems and email for customer relationship management 
  • Basic inventory control knowledge 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passion for our mission and social impact to grieving families and because I said I would programming


HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org

Subject Line: Professional Volunteer/Internship Application

Camp Construction Volunteer

Job Title: Camp Maintenance Volunteer

Location: Walhonding, Ohio

Travel Required: None

Work Hours: Flexible, volunteering between 3-10 hours a week

Duration: 6-month commitment

**About Because I Said I Would:**
Because I Said I Would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through Promise Cards, chapters of volunteers, character education in schools, and awareness campaigns with global reach.

**About the Role:**
As a Camp Construction Volunteer, you will be instrumental in maintaining and improving our camp facilities. This hands-on role involves a variety of tasks such as painting, cutting wood, moving materials, trimming trees, and fixing things with hand tools. You may also be involved in tasks like repairing toilet seats, unjamming doors, removing window A/C units, and changing light bulbs.

**Role Responsibilities:**
– Undertake general construction and landscaping tasks
– Perform maintenance and repair work as needed
– Ensure that the camp facilities are kept in good condition

**What You’ll Learn:**
– Practical skills in construction, landscaping, and facility maintenance
– Problem-solving and hands-on skills in various repair and maintenance tasks

Skills You’ll Need For This Role:
– Experience in construction, handyman work, basic plumbing, or landscaping
– Ability to work independently and take initiative
– Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
– Physical ability to perform manual labor tasks

Benefits:
– Opportunity to use the camp facilities
– Satisfaction of contributing to the betterment of a community-focused non-profit

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org

Subject Line: Professional Volunteer/Internship Application

Program Impact Intern

Job Title: Program Impact Intern

Location: Remote

Salary Range: Unpaid / For Credit

Travel Required: None

Work Hours: Approximately 10-15 hrs/week

The Program Impact Intern will work directly with the Senior Program Impact manager and the COO who will oversee the intern program. The Program Impact Intern’s main priority will be to support our current Chapter programming in schools and correctional facilities. They will organize and input program impact data into Salesforce, evaluate program assessments, and research for outreach and recruitment lists. They will assist in creating reports, attend virtual trainings for note-taking, and support various program projects, including material development.

Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

– Organize and input program impact data into Salesforce

– Score and evaluate program evaluations to gauge impact

– Research and develop lists for program outreach and recruitment

– Help create reports to evaluate and present program data

– Attend virtual training with new chapters for observation and note-taking

– Assist with other program projects as needed which include developing materials and supplemental worksheets 

The intern will attend staff meetings, attend regularly scheduled meetings with their manager

and have weekly meetings with other interns.

To Apply: Send your resume/CV to HR@becauseisaidiwould.org; Subject Line: Program Impact Intern

Human Resources & Recruitment Intern

Internship Opportunity: Recruitment and Human Resources

Location: Remote (Anywhere in the U.S.)

Duration: 3 months (with possibility of extension)

Hours: 3-10 hrs/week

About Us:

At Because I Said I Would, we believe in the power of promises. We are a social movement and nonprofit organization dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. From character education programs in schools to awareness campaigns with global reach, we are committed to making a difference.

About the Role:

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Recruitment and Human Resources Intern. This internship offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in recruitment, talent acquisition, and human resources management in a remote work environment. You will have the chance to work closely with our HR team and contribute to various projects aimed at supporting our mission.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with candidate sourcing and screening for various positions within the organization
  • Coordinate interview schedules and communication with candidates
  • Update and maintain our applicant tracking system (ATS) and HR databases
  • Assist with the onboarding process for new hires, including paperwork and orientation sessions
  • Support HR initiatives and projects, such as employee engagement surveys and training programs
  • Collaborate with team members on special projects and events as needed

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology, or a related field
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a remote team environment
  • Passion for making a difference and contributing to a meaningful cause

Benefits:

  • Remote work flexibility
  • Opportunity to gain valuable experience in recruitment and human resources
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced HR professionals
  • Exposure to various aspects of nonprofit management and operations
  • Certificate of completion at the end of the internship

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about human resources and eager to make a difference, we want to hear from you! Please send your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your interest in the internship to HR@becauseisaidiwould.org with the subject line “Recruitment and HR Internship Application.”

Join us in fulfilling promises and shaping a better future for humanity. Apply now and be part of our inspiring journey! #HRInternship #RecruitmentIntern #MakeADifference 🌟

Craft Production Volunteer

Position: Craft Production Volunteer

Location: Camp because I said I would (on-site in Walhonding, OH)

Hours: Flexible (~ 5 hours per week, no weekends)

Job Type: Volunteer

Overview: We are seeking a dedicated and skilled Craft Production Volunteer to join our fulfillment team at because I said I would. This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to our mission through the creation of high-quality crafted products. The Craft Production Volunteer will play a crucial role in our production process, utilizing their expertise in CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machining to bring our designs to life.

Responsibilities:

  1. CNC Machining: Utilize CNC machinery to precisely fabricate components according to provided designs and specifications.
  2. Craftsmanship: Ensure the quality and accuracy of all crafted products, maintaining high standards of craftsmanship throughout the production process.
  3. Material Handling: Handle various materials, including wood, metal, and plastics, ensuring proper setup and operation of CNC equipment for each material type.
  4. Equipment Maintenance: Perform routine maintenance tasks on CNC machinery to ensure optimal performance and longevity.
  5. Safety Compliance: Adhere to all safety protocols and procedures while operating CNC equipment, maintaining a safe and clean work environment.
  6. Collaboration: Work closely with other team members to coordinate production schedules, troubleshoot issues, and optimize workflow efficiency.
  7. Documentation: Maintain accurate records of production activities, including material usage, production times, and any issues encountered during machining processes.

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with CNC machining is required.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality work.
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings and blueprints.
  • Proficiency in operating CNC machinery and related software.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot technical issues.
  • Effective communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Commitment to safety and adherence to safety guidelines at all times.

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to contribute to a meaningful cause and make a positive impact.
  • Gain valuable experience in CNC machining and production processes.
  • Work alongside a passionate and dedicated team of volunteers.
  • Flexible scheduling to accommodate volunteer availability.
  • Access to training and skill development opportunities.

How to Apply: To apply for the Craft Production Volunteer position, please send your resume and a brief statement of interest to HR@becauseisaidwould.org. We look forward to welcoming you to our team and working together to fulfill our mission at because I said I would.

HOW TO APPLY:

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