Columbus, Ohio — Besa welcomes respected community advocate and leader Kesha Garrett as its first Chief Operating Officer.

Garrett brings to Besa over a decade of active civic leadership through positions at the Columbus Partnership, Columbus Urban League and most recently Orange Barrel Media.

“Kesha is a dedicated community champion. She’s incredibly bright, thoughtful, down-to-earth and a problem solver. And she’s all in on making an impact by mobilizing people through Besa,” said Besa CEO Matthew Goldstein. “By adding Kesha, we will be able to show up in even more powerful ways for neighbors in need, nonprofits, volunteers, corporate partners…


Position Title: Software Engineer, Full Stack + Rails
Work Location: Besa Office & WFH, Columbus OH
Employment/FLSA Status: Full-Time/Exempt
Reports To: CTO
Target Salary: $70,000
Status: Open

About the Role
Using your passion for technology to change the world — that’s what this opportunity offers our ideal candidate.

Besa has sparked a movement of good — a wave of civic engagement that has rallied over 50,000 corporate and individual volunteers to give 132,000 hours on almost 10,000 service projects and has made $38M in community impact.

The Software Engineer — a new position created to support Besa’s platform expansion —…


Position Title: Corporate Volunteer Engagement Coordinator
Work Location: Besa Office & WFH, Columbus OH
Employment/FLSA Status: Full-Time/Exempt
Reports To: Volunteer Engagement Manager
Target Salary: $42,500
Status: Open

About the Role
Besa is on a mission to transform civic engagement by making community service simple, fun and impactful for people and businesses. Lift one, we believe, and you lift us all. In nine years, by fostering relationships with over 100 nonprofits and using cutting-edge technology to harness people’s willingness to do good, Besa has rallied 50,000 volunteers to give 130,000 hours and complete 9,400 projects community-wide.

In addition to our community…


Position Title: Development Director
Work Location: Besa Office & WFH, Columbus OH
Employment/FLSA Status: Full-Time/Exempt
Reports To: COO
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Status: Open

About the Role
Besa has sparked a movement of good — a wave of civic engagement that has rallied over 50,000 corporate and individual volunteers to give 132,000 hours on almost 10,000 service projects and has made $38M in community impact.

Giving is at the heart of Besa. By building authentic relationships with volunteers, nonprofits, companies, and engaged donors, we transform civic engagement across the communities we serve.

The Development Director — a new position created…


Position Title: Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Work Location: Besa Office & WFH, Columbus OH
Employment/FLSA Status: Full-Time/Exempt
Reports To: CEO
Target Salary: Commensurate with experience
Status: Closed

About the Role
Besa has sparked a movement of good — a wave of civic engagement that has rallied over 50,000 corporate and individual volunteers to give 132,000 hours on almost 10,000 service projects and has made $38M in community impact. Now, we’re seeking a Chief Operating Officer — a new position — to help propel us to our next. This leader will be an operational wizard, a passionate integrator, and an internal champion…


Columbus, Ohio — With significant support from a wide array of donors — and gifts that ranged from $5 to six figures — Besa has raised over $1M in its first-ever capital campaign.

The campaign, which closed at the end of 2020, was a three-year effort to raise $1M to invest in technology and services that will ultimately generate more than $5M in community impact. The money will help Besa continue addressing community need while transforming civic engagement — increasing resources in a time when thousands in Central Ohio are reeling from the economic fallout of COVID-19 and struggling to…


Position Title: Coordinator, Volunteer Engagement
Work Location: Columbus, Ohio & WFH
Employment/FLSA Status: Full-Time/Exempt
Reports To: Manager of Volunteer Engagement

About the Role
The Coordinator of Volunteer Engagement is responsible for creating transformative experiences around giving back for individuals and families in our community. In this role, you’ll lead the effort to connect community members to nonprofits doing game-changing work. This includes curating volunteer experiences, managing the Volunteer Leader program, bolstering Besa’s nonprofit partnerships, and ultimately strengthening our community through civic engagement.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead Besa’s community volunteer program
    Manage Besa’s community volunteer program while providing high-touch customer service to…


Columbus, Ohio — Columbus nonprofit Besa will kick off Adopt a Senior, its annual holiday gift drive that invites thousands of people to become Secret Santas for senior citizens in need, on Nov. 1. During a year that has been especially tough on older populations who have been isolated due to COVID, the event aims to bring joy to over 1,500 senior citizens with over $85,000 in gifts.

The program began in 2012, when Besa rallied a handful of Secret Santas to buy $240 in gifts for 26 senior citizens through Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging’s Holiday Gift Drive…


Columbus, Ohio — With significant support from The Columbus Foundation, The Harold C. Schott Foundation, Wolfe Associates, CoverMyMeds, Installed Building Products, L Brands Foundation, and other notable Ohio businesses and organizations, Besa is closing in on raising $1M for its first-ever capital campaign.

The three-year campaign, which closes at the end of 2020, is an effort to raise $1M to invest in technology and services that will ultimately generate more than $5M in community impact. …

Besa

Strengthening community through civic engagement.👌🏽 #bethegood

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