We’re Hiring!

We’re Hiring!

We’re Hiring! 300 255 Best Foot Forward Foundation

Office/Receptionist and Academic Coach:
Submit resume for either position to Debbie at dellman@bestfoot.org.

Office Receptionist

Job Summary:  Best Foot Forward is a Boca Raton-based nonprofit agency that is 100% dedicated to the academic success of children in foster care. We are looking for a full-time office receptionist to assist in keeping our office running smoothly and efficiently. The applicant must be good with people, detail oriented and extremely organized. Best Foot Forward is a growing agency with an exceptional work environment.

 Overall Responsibilities:

  • Greet visitors & answer phone calls, determine their needs
  • Sort and distribute incoming mail; prepare outgoing mail
  • Oversee mail deliveries and packages
  • Manage material donations received
  • Manage contacts, input data into Outlook and Constant Contact
  • Oversee volunteers and volunteer projects
  • Maintain inventory and stock all necessary supplies; keep office, file room and storage areas organized
  • Maintain and organize all program supplies; assist with supply drives
  • Manage all areas of the office, ensure that it is in presentable condition
  • Set up, break down, organize, and maintain conference rooms
  • Assist with all event preparation and attend events to assist as needed
  • Provide basic technical support with computers and printers
  • Run general errands
  • Support program teams and management; perform tasks such as creating documents, photocopying or other special projects as assigned
  • Assist with various BFF projects as needed

Candidates Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail; work quickly but accurately
  • Work confidentially with discretion
  • Associate degree or higher


K-6 Academic Coach

Job Summary:  Best Foot Forward is a nonprofit agency that is 100% dedicated to the academic success of children in foster care. We are looking for an academic coach to provide one-on-one support with a focus on reading readiness and comprehension skills for K-6 students.

This is a 24 hours per week position and requires traveling to various schools in Palm Beach County. The applicant should be patient, motivating, detail oriented and organized. Applicant must have a teaching background with knowledge of reading processes, acquisition and instruction. Best Foot Forward is a growing agency with an exceptional work environment. This is a salaried position based on experience; benefits include dental/vision insurance and a 401K option.

Job Description:

  • Meet with students on a weekly basis at school to provide one-on-one instruction/ intervention services with a focus on reading remediation
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers
  • Utilize various teaching techniques to match a student’s learning style
  • Assess students using a variety of measures to determine specific instructional needs
  • Participate in student meetings as necessary
  • Handle emotional issues with sensitivity
  • Maintain confidentiality of students’ personal information
  • Attend weekly team program meetings and full staff meetings when scheduled
  • Participate in continuing education trainings throughout the year


  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships
  • Be patient and flexible with students
  • Be able to meet schedules and deadlines
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills
  • Work confidentially with discretion
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Be able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Have reliable transportation to travel to various schools
  • Must have bachelor’s degree in education