Building Our Future is hiring a Director of Strategic Initiatives to join our team and lead our large-scale initiatives and projects that will improve cradle-to-career outcomes for all children and their families. Are you invested in the importance of early childhood education? Do you have a passion to support systems change work using collaborative improvement methodology? Do you have a connection and commitment to the Kenosha Community and will contribute positively to Building Our Future’s team by leading the partnership to increased impact? See the job description and how to apply here.
Applications submitted by Friday, August 19th, 2022, will be given priority, and additional applications will be considered on a rolling basis. In your cover letter, please share why you are interested in this role. Why do you want to be our Director of Strategic Initiatives? Why do you want to work for Building Our Future?
Lawrence L. Kirby II will be serving as our partnership’s new Community Engagement Network Manager. Lawrence’s professional experience includes a formal background in urban ministry and a passion to build relationships with diverse people groups. He has spent the past few years building unity and creating collaboration within the faith community, connecting with organizations and individuals to promote positive change, and building coalitions to meet the needs of Kenosha’s underserved populations.
Kirby, as he is called by most, is honored to be considered a leader and a positive influence in Kenosha and has served on the board of directors of the United Way of Kenosha County, Kenosha’s Police and Fire Commission and Kenosha County’s Health Equity Task Force. He currently serves on the governance board for KTec School and the executive committee of the board of directors for Bread for The World.
Lawrence currently leads One Voice Church alongside two other pastors. Through Kirby’s relationship building with multiethnic and multigenerational groups, he will be able to foster a culture of collaboration, accountability, and trust that will impact the educational success of children and families in Kenosha.
Most importantly, Lawrence is happily married to his best friend Chandrika and is the proud father of Reginald, Kennedy, and Marley.
We are so excited to have Lawrence as part of our team. Official start date is Tuesday, July 5.
Building Our Future is hiring a Community Engagement Network Manager to join our team and lead our community engagement work towards systems transformation in Kenosha County. Do you value every voice at the table? Are you excited about fostering a culture of collaboration, accountability, and trust by harnessing the power of relationships to achieve results? Are you passionate about creating equitable systems and shifting power to communities most impacted? See the job description and how to apply here.
Applications submitted by Monday, May 9th, 2022, will be given priority, and additional applications will be considered on a rolling basis.