Better Basics has the following positions available:

  • Director of Development
  • Afterschool Aide

Director of Development

Better Basics is currently seeking a Director of Development who will be responsible for Better Basics’ development and fundraising activities. The chosen candidate will provide leadership towards the achievement of revenue development goals in line with Better Basics’ vision and needs. The chosen candidate will also establish plans and strategies to deepen and expand the current donor base, execute annual fundraising events, develop alternative revenue streams and build endowment for future funding.

Workweek: 35 hours , Monday-Friday, 9:00-4:00p.m.

Work Status: Full-time, Regular

Director of Development

If you are interested in joining the Better Basics team, please send a cover letter, copy of your resume (with references) and completed employment application to jobs@betterbasics.org. Please see application at the bottom of the page.



 Afterschool Aide

Better Basics is currently seeking teacher’s aides to assist with implementing our HOPE afterschool program in Fairfield, AL.  Aides are needed 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday from August 2017 – May 2018, according to the Fairfield City Schools calendar.  The right candidate will have a positive classroom management style and an enthusiasm for helping all children succeed.  Aides will provide health and nutrition instruction, physical fitness, administer snack, assist with homework, and ensure good classroom management during enrichment vendor rotations.  Aides will be responsible for student safety and record accuracy during student check-in/check-out. 

Workweek:  15 hours, Monday – Friday, 2:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Work Status, Part-time, Seasonal

Pay Range:  $8.50 – $10.00/HR

Job Description HOPE Aide

If you are interested in joining the Better Basics team, please send a cover letter, copy of your resume (with references)(and indicating applicable classroom/camp experience) and completed employment application to jobs@betterbasics.org. The employment application, along with more information about Better Basics can be found at www.betterbasics.org.

**Substitutes also needed** If you have a passion for helping children and flexibility in your schedule, please apply.

Better Basics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.