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  • NJAMHAA: Administrative Planner
  • Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation: Executive Director
  • Jewish Community Center of Central New Jersey: Development Manager
  • NJAMHAA: Coordinator, Advocacy and Member Services
  • Puerto Rican Action Board: Chief Operating Officer
  • New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Mental Health Clinician
  • New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Teacher/ Early Childhood
  • New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Youth Development Specialist  - Part-Time
  • Foster and Adoptive Family Services, Inc.: Chief Executive Officer
  • New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Assistant Program Manager
  • Statewide Parent Advocacy Network: Fiscal Assistant - Part-Time
  • SERV Behavioral Health Systems: President & CEO
  • Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge: Shelter Manager
  • Arc of Monmouth: Operations Project Director
  • DAWN Center for Independent Living, Inc.: Care Manager
  • New Jersey Conservation Foundation: Land Steward
  • New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Assistant Manager
  • New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Employment Specialist/At-Risk
  • Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation: Grants Manager
  • Womanspace: Fiscal Manager
  • Push to Walk: Executive Director
  • New Jersey Institute for Social Justice: Director of Philanthropy
  • Princeton Area Community Foundation: Accountant
  • Princeton AlumniCorps: Development Officer/Director
  • Kingsway Education Foundation: Executive Director
  • Womanspace: Coordinator of Homeless Services
  • Princeton Area Community Foundation: Vice President, Grant & Programs
  • Princeton Area Community Foundation: Vice President, Development Programs
  • Passaic County CASA: Office/Finance Manager
  • Victoria Foundation: Program Associate - A Two-Year Fellowship
  • New Jersey Institute for Social Justice: Director of Finance and Operations
  • New Jersey Policy Perspective: Operations Specialist
  • NAMI New Jersey: Associate Director of Operations


     

    New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies: Administrative Planner

    Posted: May 25, 2016
    Location: Mercerville, NJ

    Summary: The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies (NJAMHAA) is a statewide trade association representing the needs of nonprofit behavioral health provider organizations.

    Candidates should be career-driven, energetic and a team player with a background in conference/meeting planning, logistics, travel arrangements, CEU application filing and process, project planning, relationship building for sponsors and exhibitors, and outreach for keynoter, speakers, trainers, etc. preferably with a trade association or non-profit, 

    This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and marketing all activities and managing logistics for conferences, workshops, trainings and other events of the IT Project and Association, including sales and marketing.

    Responsibilities:

    • SITE: Duties consist of site research and inspection; price negotiations; develops break even report; menu selection and count; room set-up, including all audio visual needs; submit sleeping room blocks; handle all special events and billing arrangements.
    • SPEAKERS/TRAINERS: Confirms speakers/trainers; obtains speaker/trainer information sheets; generates program and bios; sends invitation, confirmation and thank you letters; obtains handout materials for copying; makes all necessary signs and name tents; provides evaluations of workshops from the evaluation forms for all Association events.  Arranges for copies of presentations to be copied to flash drives if received prior to event, and if flash drives are sponsored by an external vendor.
    • BROCHURES: Provides administrative support with developing the initial program; works with other staff to format the design and layout of the brochure, and other marketing materials including electronic and social media; Saves all created brochures on network, and sends out emails and postal mailings.
    • VENDORS: Sends out vendor invitation and registration; sends out confirmation letters; obtains door prizes; develops exhibition guide with Senior Health Policy Analyst; and sends out thank you letters with the participation listing.
    • DATABASE: Establishes each function in CVent event management platform; inputs registrations daily; generates reports; matched with accounting and registration log; and issues CEU’s (Social Work and Certified Counselors).  Utilizes Membership Directory and assists with updates and changes as assigned.
    • ATTENDEES: Copies hand-out materials; payment processes from invoice creation through credit and collections sends out confirmation letters with directions; orders all necessary items; makes telephone calls and sends emails to generate interest; develops registration packets and badges; answers all questions pertaining to the conference; fills all requests and sends out attendance letters when needed; develops and mails CEU certificates.  
    • EVENT: Provides detailed budget of projected expenses and revenue for each event and presents to the President and Chief Executive Officer, Vice President of Information Technology, Human Resources and Administrative Services and the Chief Financial Officer. Makes certain the event runs smoothly by setting-up and overseeing the registration, process, directs all the vendors, meets with hotel personnel; checks room set-ups; inspects AV equipment;  coordinates special events;  answers questions and handles any problem that may arise.  
    • CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS: Responsible for submitting application packets to other entities such as the National Association of Social Workers to obtain approval for offering CEU’s to attendees at events and forwards CEU certificates to attendees after completion of the program or training.
    • Works with Vice President of Information Technology, Human Resources and Administrative Services to develop more membership and council revenue and to do extensive outreach for sponsors, vendors, and advertisers for program books and other publications.
    • Masters various software applications, such as CVent – Event Registration Software, GoMembers and GoMembers Connect, Survey Monkey, EventBrite Event platform, MS Word, Excel and Outlook, and participates in meetings as assigned.
    • Cross trains other staff members and assists co-workers when needed.
    • Assists the President and Chief Executive Officer and Vice President of Information Technology, Human Resources and Administrative Services with administrative duties such as typing, filing, and copying.
    • Acts as backup to the Administrative Assistant as needed.
    • Creates project plans and schedules and acts as the liaison to keep the project on track.
    • Submits weekly activity reports to the President and Chief Executive Officer.

    Qualifications:

    • A Bachelor’s degree desired; experience may be considered equivalent.
    • Two to five year’s experience in meeting planning for an organization, preferably a professional or trade association
    •  Excellent written and verbal skills. Proven ability to communicate well in person and in writing.
    • Strong interpersonal skills. Must have ability to work as a team member and independently.
    • Record of reliability and attendance.
    • Knowledge of the CVent event management platform preferable.
    • Should be enthusiastic, flexible, customer service oriented, able to take initiative, detailed oriented, very organized and able to work under tight time constraints.

    To Apply: Send cover letter, including salary requirement, and resume to employment@njamhaa.org.




    Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation: Executive Director

    Posted: May 25, 2016
    Location: Princeton, NJ

    Summary: The Charlotte W. Newcome Foundation's current Executive Director is scheduled to retire at the end of 2016, and the Trustees seek to identify the Foundation’s next full-time Executive Director. The Trustees value the history, traditions, and professional relationships forged over the years by Foundation leadership and are seeking a new leader who will maintain and build upon this treasured history and these relationships. Our primary geographic focus of the Foundation will remain the Mid-Atlantic States, allowing the Foundation to nurture mutually beneficial relationships with appropriate professionals at funded institutions.

    The full-time Executive Director reports to the Foundation’s five Trustees and has overall responsibility for the operation and representation of the Foundation, working with a small staff. Duties include advancing the Foundation’s mission, making recommendations to the Board, implementing policies, overseeing grant and investment disbursements, developing and managing administrative systems, representing the Foundation to academic institutions and the broader community, and serving as staff to the Trustees. The Executive Director oversees an annual operating budget and recommends and distributes over $2 million in annual grants.

    Responsibilities:

    • Exercising responsibility, delegated by the Trustees, for all aspects of the Foundation’s administration, including supervising other staff, meeting technology needs, and managing the building owned by the Foundation
    • Providing leadership and direction for grant programs and administrative operations; overseeing, prioritizing, and evaluating the work of other staff members
    • Serving as the principal representative of the Foundation in interactions with all funded and inquiring organizations, consultants, investment managers, major vendors and other interested parties
    • Providing schedules, agendas, minutes, and other logistics for Trustee meetings (normally five per year)
    • Preparing recommendations for approval by the Trustees regarding budgets, grants, policies, goals, staffing and major expenditures
    • Implementing investment transactions approved by the Trustees
    • Intelligent use of technology in support of the Foundation’s work, including social media and evolving technologies as appropriate
    • Preparing operational updates and analytic reports for the Trustees related to the Foundation’s programs, finances, and other matters as appropriate
    • Assuring that the Foundation website and data bases are maintained and updated.

    Qualifications: The Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation seeks a confident, pragmatic, responsive, person with exceptional communication and relationship building skills. Candidates with a variety of credentials and experiences will be considered. Each applicant is encouraged to explain, in a cover letter, why she or he is well prepared to undertake the challenges of such a position.

    Among the essential characteristics are:

    • A passion and caring for the mission and purposes of the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation
    • Professional, highly effective written, verbal and presentational communication skills, including the ability to capture program data and articulate it effectively, qualitatively as well as quantitatively
    • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain institutional partnerships through interactions with professionals and students, and to interact effectively with the Trustees of the Foundation
    • Interest in and ability to sustain, and examine and enhance over time, the Foundation’s charitable giving programs
    • A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.

    Among the other factors that will be considered are:

    • The extent and success of the candidate’s experience in:
      • management-level and leadership positions
      • operational and financial oversight
      • strategic planning
      • organizational development
      • nonprofit governance
      • higher education and/or philanthropy
    • The extent of the candidate’s technological understanding of, and experience with, computer software programs and systems, including the ability to sustain and improve over time the Foundation’s internet presence
    • Interest in and ability to explore and develop additional financial resources to enhance the Foundation’s work, while honoring the rich history and work of the Foundation

    The current annual budget for Executive Director salary and benefits (inclusive) is $135,000 - $150,000. Compensation package details are negotiable based on experience and individual priorities.

    View the complete job description for more details.

    To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to newcombesearch@supportcenteronline.org by July 1, 2016. Cover letter should include:

    • Description of your interest in the position
    • Description of how your qualifications and experience match the Foundation’s interests.
    • How you learned of the position
    • Salary requirements


     

    Jewish Community Center of Central New Jersey: Development Manager

    Posted: May 25, 2016
    Location: Scotch Plains, NJ

    Summary: The Jewish Community Center of Central New Jersey (JCC) is seeking candidates for the position of Development Manager.  The Development Manager will administer all aspects of annual giving and help design strategies that drive significant fundraising growth for the JCC. He/she will oversee the annual campaign, foundation relations, prospect identification and research, donor relations, gift tracking and database management, and acknowledgement systems.  The Development Manager will report to the Director of Marketing and Special Events.

    The JCC currently raises support through face-to-face solicitations, written and online appeals, tribute gifts, grants, corporate sponsorships and special events.  In 2016, the JCC was also accepted to participate in Jewish Community Foundation’s Create a Jewish Legacy to launch our first Planned Giving Program which will kick off in the spring 2016.  The Development Manager will play an integral role in creating and implementing strategies to grow these programs.

    The ideal candidate for this position is an energetic and innovative self-starter who has at least five years of fundraising or related experience.  He/she is highly-organized, flexible, and creative, has strong interpersonal skills, is able to create effective tracking systems and adhere to deadlines.  The Development Manager will work very closely with the Executive Director and members of the Board of Directors, and will come with a strong desire to collaborate with others while also being able to work independently.

    Responsibilities:

    • Partner with the Executive Director to manage all aspects of year-round fundraising efforts
    • Set and achieve annual and multi-year revenue goals in close collaboration with the Executive Director, Director of Marketing and Special Events, Board of Directors, and volunteer Development Committee
      Implement the JCC’s Development Plan (created in 2015) to significantly increase annual support
    • Create tracking systems that accurately monitor all solicitation, acknowledgement and stewardship efforts; oversee development of Annual Report and all donor recognition programs
    • Collaborate with the Director of Marketing and Special Events on event donor stewardship and corporate sponsorship program
    • Maintain and expand the JCC’s donor database and tracking systems; conduct donor and grant research ·         Write grants, letters of inquiry, grant reports, fundraising letters and appeals
    • Coordinate donor recognition programs and maintain regular correspondence with donors, prospects and board members
    • Staff the volunteer Development Committee, develop meeting agendas and supporting documents to successfully collaborate with lay leaders around fundraising efforts
    • Work collaboratively with other departments to maximize giving opportunities across the agency
    • Perform other related duties as assigned

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of experience in development or related role
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and fundraising software programs
    • Ability to work well independently and under deadlines; highly organized; mature
    • A sense of humor!
    • Experience working with volunteers and lay committees
    • Proven ability to juggle multiple priorities and move quickly from one project to another while meeting deadlines
    • Demonstrated track record of motivating and energizing others
    • Strong budgeting, strategic planning, and marketing skills
    • Superior interpersonal skills; excellent written and verbal skills

    To Apply: Send cover letter, including salary history and requirements, and resume to Connie Oley, Assistant to the Executive Director, JCC of Central New Jersey, 1391 Martine Avenue, Scotch Plains, New Jersey 07076, coley@jccnj.org.



     

    New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies: Coordinator, Advocacy and Member Services

    Posted: May 25, 2016
    Location: Mercerville, NJ

    Summary: The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies (NJAMHAA) seeks a career-driven, energetic and a team player with a public policy or governmental affairs background and extensive social media experience. Candidates selected to interview for this position will be asked to submit a written exercise to assess their writing abilities. All responsibilities will be completed under the supervision of the Senior Health Policy Analyst or Vice President, Public Affairs and Member Services.

    Responsibilities:

    • Schedule legislative meetings, prepare materials and assist with completing follow-up work.
    • Track legislation, update the Bill Room document and post it regularly on the website.
    • Assist in composing and distributing written communications consistent with positions of the Board, Board Committees and Practice Groups in order to influence policy makers and legislators.
    • Coordinate, implement, promote and assist in developing materials for Partners in Advocacy, the members’ grassroots advocacy program.
    • Support public relations efforts, including the drafting, distribution and follow-up of media alerts and press releases, as well as newsletters, conference materials, website updates and other materials; disseminate them and post them on the website and social media.
    • Take the lead in devising a social media plan to support advocacy and membership marketing.
    • Serve as the membership marketing point person for member recruitment and assist with developing promotional literature.
    • Assist with member-related services.
    • Write articles for the Association publications, as assigned. These include a tri-weekly electronic newsletter and a quarterly member feature/advocacy publication.

    Qualifications:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in and/or at least three years of experience in public policy/governmental affairs and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Master’s degree is preferred
    • Expertise in using social media
    • Excellent organizational, written, verbal communication and editorial skills
    • Superior interpersonal skills
    • Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite of Software
    • Detail oriented

    To Apply: View the complete job description. Send cover letter, including salary history and requirements, and resume to employment@njamhaa.org.



     

    Puerto Rican Action Board: Chief Operating Officer

    Posted: May 23, 2016
    Location: New Brunswick, NJ

    Summary: The Puerto Rican Action Board (PRAB) is a comprehensive human services organization in Middlesex County, New Jersey. We provide a comprehensive range of essential services for children, youth, families, and senior citizens. We deliver need-based assistance to low and moderate-income residents of Central New Jersey and serve as advocates for those seeking to live productive, self-sufficient lives.

    The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is an energetic seasoned, strategic, organized, and flexible senior-level administrator with deep commitment to PRAB's mission, combined with empathy for its clients and staff, and dedication to high-quality service delivery. S/he is the highest ranking member of the operations team, providing leadership, direction, and management of all operations-related areas (finance, operations, and human resources), as well as guidance in a collaborative manner with respect to the organization as a whole. S/he is a member of PRAB’s senior management team, ensuring that the organization’s operations-related plans are set according to long-term organizational goals and governmental regulations, and activities are coordinated, integrated, data-driven, and well-executed with attention to detail.

    The COO has significant experience operating an interdisciplinary, multi-site organization with many moving parts. S/he has proven managerial, problem solving, and strategic planning capability, preferably as a leader within the non-profit sector. S/he is confident and decisive, and is able to thrive in a fast-paced, complex, dynamic environment, and promotes entrepreneurism, creativity, and respect and compassion for staff members and the populations PRAB serves. S/he has the courage of convictions with the ability to serve as a passionate voice and advocate. S/he can make tough calls and draw boundaries when necessary, but also seeks guidance and support in regard to opportunities and challenges. S/he also possesses a sense of humor and maturity that helps to maintain perspective and a sense of balance.

    To Apply: View the complete job description and apply online.



     

    New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Mental Health Clinician

    Posted: May 23, 2016
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    SummaryNew Jersey Community Development Corporation is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities to transform lives in Passaic County.  The School-Based Youth Services Program at Clifton High School is a comprehensive, one-stop shopping program designed to assist students prevent and combat problems affecting their personal, academic, social, emotional, and physical development in order to ensure that students graduate, become employable or continue their education, and are physically and mentally healthy and drug-free. 

    Responsibilities:

    • Providing counseling to program participants ages 13-19 in individual and group sessions.
    • Providing counseling to families of program participants, when indicated.
    • Making referrals to community resources in the area of health, mental health, and substance abuse treatment as indicated.
    • Developing professional relationships on behalf of the program with the wide-range of community and hospital-based mental health providers in order to better serve youth.
    • Case management for youth who are referred to community resources, providing follow-up as necessary.
    • Assisting in data collection for evaluation purposes.
    • Assisting the Program Director, as needed.

    Qualifications:

    Prospective applicants must have a knowledge of and belief in the philosophy of Positive Youth Development; previous experience working with youth and adolescents; strong clinical skills; and excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.  Bilingual (Spanish) skills are preferred.  Computer skills are also essential, with experience with Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel.  MSW or MA in counseling or psychology with appropriate state licensing credentials required.  Attractive salary and benefits package will be provided.

    To Apply: Send your resume with a cover note telling us a little about yourself, your skills, and experience to careers@njcdc.org. Please place “Mental Health Clinician” in the subject line of your email.



     

    New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Teacher/ Early Childhood

    Posted: May 23, 2016
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    SummaryNew Jersey Community Development Corporation is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities to transform lives in Passaic County. Paterson Family Center is a pre-school for children who are 3 and 4 years of age and reside in the city of Paterson.

    The Teacher assists in developing and implementing high quality early childhood education lessons and activities to meet the needs of preschool students.

    Responsibilities:

    • Planning and implementing day to day curriculum for children assigned to his/her classroom.
    • Organizing and maintaining the classroom equipment, materials and supplies.
    • Monitoring the needs of the children. Maintaining appropriate records and documentation on the progress, accomplishments and needs of each child. Communicating with the Director regarding the same.
    • Planning and supervising field trips.
    • Meeting with the Director to report on program status and needs and any special needs or challenges of individual children or concerns of parents.
    • Leading individual conferences with parents regarding their child’s education.  Informing parents of school news and activities.
    • Supervising volunteers and student aids in the classroom.
    • Reporting any suspected or known cases of child abuse and neglect to the Director.
    • Adhering to NAEYC Code of Ethics

    Qualifications:

    Prospective applicants must have a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Social Work or a related field with a Pre-School through Grade 3 Certification (P-3), Certificate of Eligibility (CE) or Certificate of Eligibility with Advance Standing (CEAS); highly organized and motivated; good organizational skills; excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; and ability to work independently. Computer skills are also essential, with experience in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred.  Attractive salary and benefits package will be provided.

    All New Employees Will Be Required to Complete The Following as Part of the Hiring Process: Child Abuse Record Information Check; Criminal History Background Check (fingerprinting); and Pre- Employment Health Screening, (Drug test, TB Test and Physical).

    To Apply: Send your resume with a cover note telling us a little about yourself, your skills, and experience to careers@njcdc.org



     

    New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Youth Development Specialist - Part-Time

    Posted: May 23, 2016
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    SummaryNew Jersey Community Development Corporation is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities for people to transform lives.  We are currently recruiting Youth Development Specialist for our Compete For Life (CFL) afterschool program. CFL offers academic remediation and enrichment activities in tandem with a broad array of other enrichment activities in the areas of arts and culture, youth development, and physical activity to students and their adult family members when school is not in session. CFL’s focus is to boost academic gains, increase student engagement, cultivate work-study habits, improve behaviors and social and emotional developments, support working families and build stronger connections among families, schools, and communities.

    Youth Development Specialists are responsible for planning and carrying out activities in support of the program’s goals and objectives. 

    Responsibilities:

    • Taking the lead in implementing specialized after school activities in areas such as academic enrichment, positive youth development, and  health and fitness;
    • Increasing students’ career and college readiness by offering high-quality remediation activities in core academic areas such as reading and mathematics, enrichment activities including arts and culture, youth development experiences, and physical activity;
    • Infusing social, emotional, and character development into the program as a means to impacting positive student behavior;
    • Engaging adult family members of participating students through participation in an array of parental involvement activities;
    • Serving as a member of a team committed to helping young people build on existing assets to make positive choices about their health and well-being, academic achievement and interaction with others;
    • Designing and implementing programs for youth and parents, including those to be operated after-school, evenings, on Saturdays, and during the summer.
    • Maintaining program files and assisting in data collection for evaluation purposes.

    Qualifications:

    Prospective applicants must have a strong commitment to providing high quality programming for high school students; ability to work schedule of 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday; good organizational skills; self starter; ability to work independently; good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; the ability to plan, schedule and carry out activities; and the ability to work effectively as a member of a team.  Education and social work majors in their senior and junior are preferred. Hourly rate ranges from $10 to $13 and is commensurate with experience.

     All New Employees Will Be Required to Complete The Following as Part of the Hiring Process: Child Abuse Record Information Check; Criminal History Background Check (fingerprinting); and Pre- Employment Health Screening, (Drug test, TB Test and Physical).

    To Apply: Send your resume with a cover note telling us a little about yourself, your skills, and experience to careers@njcdc.org.  Please place “Youth Development” in the subject line of your email.



     

    Foster and Adoptive Family Services, Inc.: Chief Executive Officer

    Posted: May 20, 2016
    Location: Monmouth Junction, NJ

    SummaryFoster and Adoptive Family Services (FAFS) is a New Jersey nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. The heart of our mission is to provide support, training and advocacy to meet the special needs of foster, adoptive and kinship families, who provide safe, stable and nurturing homes for children in foster care.

    Founded over 40 years ago, this well established organization is seeking a dynamic proven leader who is not only a visionary, mission driven, self directed and an expert in this field but a professional who can demonstrate their passion for children and their families and capable of leading the organization to a higher level of service.

    The right CEO should have past success working with a Board of Directors and a proven track record of effectively leading a non-profit, developing and implementing strategies that have led to growth, as well as experience writing and managing contracts and developing budgets. Essential duties include Operational, Program, and Financial Planning and Management, Human Resources, Fundraising, Advocacy, and Risk Management.

    The CEO is responsible for the successful leadership and management of Foster and Adoptive Family Services according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors. A minimum of 10 years experience is required with Master’s Degree in Non Profit Management, Public Administration or a related field preferred. Experience will be considered in lieu of Master’s Degree.

    Competitive Salary with benefits provided. Expected start date will be November 1, 2016. To view the complete job description go to https://www.fafsonline.org/career/.

    To Apply: To assure consideration, submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements by June 20th, to lalvarez@fafsonline.org.

    Please address the following questions in your cover letter.

    1. Do you have a proven track record of effectively leading a national, state or regional non-profit?  Please explain.
    2. What contracts have you written and how were they funded?  Please explain.
    3. What experience have you had, either professionally or personally, in the foster care and/or adoption field?
    4. Based on either your personal knowledge of our service area or your research, what do you see as some of the greatest opportunities in our service area?
    5. What size staff have you recently managed?
    6. What is important to you in a workplace?


     

    New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Assistant Program Manager

    Posted: May 19, 2016
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    SummaryNew Jersey Community Development Corporation is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities to transform lives in Passaic County.  NJCDC is looking for a self-directed, talented individual to serve as Assistant Program Manager for its 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Grant. The CCLC grant funds academic and enrichment programs after school and during the summer for students in grades 9-12 at the John F. Kennedy Education Complex in Paterson, NJ.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assisting students in the planning and implementation of all after-school and summer programs for students in grades 9-12
    • Assisting in the development of student and family recruitment, outreach and retention as they pertain to Level of Service attainment
    • Assisting the Program Director in facilitating work with the school administration, teachers and students to design an exciting and engaging schedule of programs for academic enrichment/remediation and college and career exploration that meets the needs of students and families and the goals of the 21st Century grant.
    • Collecting data pertinent to effective planning and management
    • Inputting program data into the organizations Efforts to Outcomes database
    • Leading the planning and coordination of field trips
    • Maintaining administrative records
    • Supervising Youth Development Specialists
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications:

    Prospective applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, Human Services or a related field; experience in education and positive youth development providing school-based, after-school and summer related programming; experience working with at-risk youth ages 14-18; excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills;  strong organizational and time management skills; detail-oriented; a proven ability to prioritize and meet deadlines; and the ability to work independently as well as with a team.  Computer skills are also essential, with experience with Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel, required. Attractive salary and benefits package will be provided.

    To Apply: Send your resume with a cover note telling us a little about yourself, your skills, and experience to Human Resources at careers@njcdc.org. Please include “Assistant Program Manager” in the subject line of your email.




     

    Statewide Parent Advocacy Network: Fiscal Assistant - Part-Time

    Posted: May 19, 2016
    Location: Newark, NJ

    Summary: This a very important fiscal position for the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network, a non-profit organization serving families and professionals. Candidate should have strong communication, customer service and organizational skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications is expected; familiarity with additional software programs, such as Peachtree is valued. Organization expects a minimum of an associate degree in the accounting field. A background check will performed once we are prepared to issue a hire letter.

    Responsibilities:

    • Matching, batching, coding and entering invoices.
    • Entering, posting and reconciling batches.
    • Researching and resolving accounts payable or accounts receivable issues with grantors or vendors.
    • Updating and reconciling sub-ledger to the general ledger.
    • Maintaining cash applications, account reconciliations.
    • Various clerical duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • Reliable and punctual attendance;
    • At least 2 years experience in accounting and/or bookkeeping positions;
    • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office particularly Microsoft Excel;
    • Proficient in use of accounting software packages, PeachTree – a plus
    • Attention to detail;
    • Strong organization skills;
    • Ability to work independently  and collaboratively with other staff members;
    • Strong oral and written communication skills; 

    To Apply: Please forward resume and cover letter to apelham@spannj.org



     

    SERV Behavioral Health Systems: President & CEO

    Posted: May 13, 2016
    Location: Ewing, NJ

    Summary: Founded in 1976, SERV Behavioral Health System, Inc. (SBHS) is a private statewide, not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization with a mission to provide housing, support and services to special-needs populations. SHBS is comprised of five companies, and is among the largest agencies of its kind in the country. With a focus on both mental health and developmental disabilities, SBHS provides myriad services to adults, children and families in order to help them live and work successfully in their communities. SERV Behavioral Health Systems, Inc. has a total budget of $45M and over 800 staff. SBHS serves approximately 1500 consumers in 10 counties in New Jersey, with its corporate headquarters in Ewing, NJ.

    The CEO is accountable to the Board of Directors and reports to the Chairman of the SBHS Board. S/he is responsible for continuing and building on the vision and strategic direction of this mission-driven, non-profit organization and providing leadership to maintain SBHS as a premier provider of behavioral health services in New Jersey.

    Responsibilities:

    • Create an organizational environment that reflects an absolute commitment to mission and the continuing pursuit of quality improvement throughout the organization.
    • Ensure ongoing programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, management, fundraising, communications, and operations systems.
    • Set the strategic direction for increased revenue generation.
    • Ensure that the executive management group acts as a team that aligns the entire agency towards its critical objectives.
    • Ensure that the organization acts according to the highest legal, ethical, and professional standards in provision of services and in documentation.
    • Assess viability of programs and implement a business plan that prioritizes programs and projects going forward.
    • Assess viability of programs and implement a business plan that prioritizes programs and projects going forward.
    • Actively seeks collaboration through partnerships with government entities, community based groups, and private sector agencies.
    • Assume responsibility for the financial health, stability, capacity, and planned growth of the organization.

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible leadership experience in related field.
    • Master’s Degree in relevant field highly desirable.
    • Should have demonstrated success in leadership role(s) managing complex organization(s) in a highly regulated environment.
    • Understanding of human services sector and the impact of legislation on the sector.
    • Financial acumen, business, management and forecasting skills – ability to link strategic and operational goals to fiscal realities and program priorities.
    • Has passion and dedication to SBHS’s mission.
    • Inspirational leadership skills.
    • Unquestioned integrity and values.

    To Apply: View complete job description and apply online.



     

    Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge: Shelter Manager

    Posted: May 12, 2016
    Location: Oakland, NJ

    Summary: The Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge seeks an experienced Shelter Manager to build on a legacy of being the leading, no-kill animal shelter in Bergen County dedicated to the welfare of companion animals. Founded in 1978 after the merger of two organizations, the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge (RBARI) believes that all animals have a natural right to humane treatment including proper care and safe shelter. RBARI protects the abandoned, abused, and unwanted animals in our care by finding them kind and loving homes.

    Reporting to the Executive Director, the Shelter Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the facility, internal systems, policies and procedures and managing the majority of the organization’s staff. The Shelter Manager provides leadership, oversight and long range planning to ensure that all areas are operating at the highest standard possible.

    Responsibilities:

    • Managing shelter operational staff; sets up work schedules, tasks, duties and provides necessary training to enable the staff to provide consistent and humane treatment of the animals in RBARI’s care
    • Manages the Volunteer Coordinator who sets up work schedules, tasks, duties and provides necessary training to enable 400+ volunteers to provide consistent and humane treatment of the animals in RBARI’s care
    • Ensures the health and safety of animals, including overseeing policy and procedures for required compliance and best service to the animals; consults regularly with Vet Techs and Kennel Managers on medical issues
    • Oversees the admission and adoption of animals with the highest level of customer service; ensures the maintenance of records on adoptions and animal medical care
    • Ensures the safety, sanitation, and upkeep of the facility, including supplies and equipment management
    • Develops and manages the budget for Shelter operations
    • Monitoring of policy and procedures for compliance with all RBARI, county, state and federal requirements
    • Responds to correspondences and files documents or reports related to animal shelter activities
    • Gives public presentations to promote the shelter and educates the public on better humane treatment of animals
    • Convenes and chairs the Animal Welfare committee
    • Is “on-call” for medical concerns of foster homes
    • Performs other duties as may be assigned by Executive Director

    Qualifications:

    • An associate degree or three years related experience and/or training; or a combination of an AA degree and experience running the operation of an animal shelter, animal rescue, animal hospital, or other related animal welfare causes
    • A genuine and deep love for animals and a shared philosophy about the humane treatment of animals in tune with RBARI’s mission
    • Ability to work in an emotionally taxing field – a positive attitude and sense of humor are essential; when necessary, the ability to successfully manage conflict and adversity
    • Excellent interpersonal skills which enable the development of strong collaborative working relationships across the organization (E.D., Board of Trustees, staff and volunteers); the ability to create and motivate a team culture, and a commitment to helping others reach their full potential
    • Tactical personnel management experience, including interviewing, hiring, and evaluation of staff and willingness to actively engage with employees without micro-managing key direct reports
    • Strong organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, and task facilitation
    • Possesses a strong work ethic; operates with transparency and high integrity leadership
    • Knowledge relevant to ensuring the safety, sanitation, and upkeep of a humane animal care facility including admissions and adoption processes; proven ability to ensure that all shelter areas are operating at the highest standard possible
    • A strategic thinker and problem solver; able to help develop and implement strategic plans for the RBARI
    • Demonstrated program management knowledge including basic statistical methods, budget development and oversight, and knowledge of local, state and federal regulations for the workplace (OSHA and MSDS safety rules)
    • Strong writing skills; ability to prepare reports on the operational activities ensuring information is accurate and readily available to interested parties
    • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including some nights and weekends

    To Apply: Apply online with a resume and cover letter addressed to Bill Moran, The Moran Company.

     


     

    Arc of Monmouth: Operations Project Director

    Posted: May 12, 2016
    Location: Tinton Falls, NJ

    Summary: The Arc of Monmouth seeks qualified candidates for this management position whose role is to develop, enhance and sustain business operations. Major emphasis will be on the implementation of an electronic health record system throughout the entirety of the organization to support the change from grants & contract reimbursement to a fee-for-service business.

    Qualifications: BA or BS Degree in health and human services, public health, business, computer science and/or related field. Master’s degree preferred. Minimum of five years’ experience in health and human service administration.

    Successful track record in delivering multi-faceted, project deliverables consistently on time. Ability to implement and manage ‪project changes and to ensure regulatory compliance. Experience in electronic health records, and CMS billing preferred.   

    Skilled at navigating internal processes and relationships and managing vendor and internal customers at every level of the organization. Ability to multi-task and work independently across the organization.

    Must possess excellent computer and communication skills, good judgment and be expert in use of presentation software, data analysis and tracking.

    Valid driver’s license with an acceptable record for The Arc and its’ insurer.

    To Apply: Please forward resume and cover letter to Human Resources at hr@arcofmonmouth.org


     


     

    DAWN Center for Independent Living, Inc.: DDD Care Manager

    Posted: May 12, 2016
    Location: Denville, NJ

    SummaryDAWN Center for Independent Living is a non-profit agency providing supports and services for people of all ages, with all disabilities, who reside in Morris, Warren and Sussex counties. We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic, outgoing self-starter to provide care management and advocacy services for our DDD Support Coordination program. Job requires travel within Northwest NJ and the candidate must have a reliable means of transportation.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide ongoing coordination of services for individuals with developmental disabilities enrolled in the DDD Supports Program
    • Support consumers with comprehensive care plans
    • Collaborate with necessary partners to ensure individuals are properly connected to appropriate supports and services
    • Conduct periodic home visits to assess consumer needs
    • Maintain consumer contacts, detailed and accurate service records and use files as per contractual obligations
    • Become familiar with local resources and services in order to make appropriate referrals
    • Participate in local, county and regional networking sessions and counsel meetings to publicize DAWN programs
    • Prepare all necessary program documentation and reports in a timely manner

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field AND at least 1 year of paid work experience
    • Prior experience in provision of services to people with disabilities
    • Knowledge and support of the Independent Living philosophy
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, consumers, and the families that we serve
    • Ability to effectively organize job tasks, establish priorities, and complete assigned duties with minimal supervision
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Effective spoken and written communication skills
    • Spanish speaking preferred

    The position is full-time and includes benefits such as paid vacation, sick, holidays and personal time. Medical coverage is available. Mileage for work related travel is reimbursed.

    To Apply: Detailed cover letter and resume required for application to be complete. Resumes must be emailed to jobsdawn@dawncil.org or sent via fax to 973-625-1942. No phone calls, please.



     

    New Jersey Conservation Foundation: Land Steward

    Posted: May 11, 2016
    Location: Camden, NJ

    Summary: New Jersey Conservation Foundation, one of the state’s largest land conservation non-profits, seeks a Land Steward to assist with the planning, development, and implementation of parks and trails in Camden city as well as activities in other parts of New Jersey to promote visibility in the region and community support for our mission.

    Responsibilities include working with our South Jersey Metro Regional Manager to plan and develop recreational facilities and interpretive materials such as trail maps, guides and management plans for Gateway Park, Phoenix Park, Cramer Hill Nature Preserve and related trail networks. Additional responsibilities also include finding and securing grant funding for recreation, land stewardship and educational related projects and activities for Camden parks and trails.  Candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule including weekend and evening hours and use their personal vehicle for work.  A valid driver’s license is required.

    Candidate must possess passion for conservation and commitment to NJ Conservation Foundations mission. Qualifications to be considered include: knowledge of ecosystems, flora and fauna. Practical skills include operating heavy machinery and willingness to do strenuous manual labor. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, be comfortable working alone with minimal supervision. Bachelor’s degree and 1 to 3 years’ experience in related field required. 

    To Apply: Please email resume and salary requirements to Maria Hauser, maria@njconservation.org or fax to Maria at 908-234-1189. EOE M/F/V/D.



     

    New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Assistant Manager

    Posted: May 9, 2016
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    SummaryNew Jersey Community Development Corporation is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency.  Our mission is to create opportunities to transform lives in Passaic County. Hawthorne Supervised Apartments is a 24-hour supervised apartment program for adults with developmental disabilities.

    The Assistant Manager provides support with the overall operations of the Hawthorne Supervised Apartment Program, including but not limited to directing staff in carrying out a program plan developed in connection with consumers Individual Habilitation Plans. We are seeking a dynamic individual to serve as the Assistant Manger. 

    Responsibilities:

    • Participating in the annual Individual Habilitation Plan (IHP) process for each consumer.
    • Assisting in the implementation of the monthly teaching/training schedule.
    • Completing all reports and paperwork as required.
    • Ensuring that confidential records are complete, accurate, easily accessible and filed in a secure place.
    • Maintaining each consumers finances as determined by IHP.
    • Assisting in the planning for new consumers moving into the residence, including reading records and completing evaluations to determine appropriateness of potential program consumers.
    • Assisting in new program development, including attending planning meetings, reviewing consumer files, etc.
    •  Providing emergency residential shift coverage during staff shortages.

    Qualifications:

    Prospective applicants must have excellent organizational skills; the ability to multi-task and the ability to work effectively as a member of a team; excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; and a valid driver’s license. Computer skills are also essential, with experience with Microsoft Word, and Excel, preferred.  BA in Human Services with one to three years of experience or a high school diploma with two to three years experience in the human service field preferred.  Attractive salary and benefits package will be provided.

    To Apply: Send your resume with a cover note telling us a little about yourself, your skills, and experience to: careers@njcdc.org. Please place “Assistant Manager” in the subject line of your email.




     

    New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Employment Specialist/At-Risk

    Posted: May 9, 2016
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    SummaryNew Jersey Community Development Corporation is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency.  Our mission is to create opportunities to transform lives in Passaic County.

    The Employment Specialist provides job readiness and employment services in coordination with the Case Manager and Program Director.

    Responsibilities:

    • Serving as a member of the team committed to helping young people build on existing assets to make positive choices about their health and well-being, academic achievement and interaction with others.
    • Identifying or conducting appropriate job training programs for residents, assisting in job searches, developing and maintaining a list or database of local employment opportunities.
    • Coordinating with employment programs including those provided through the Workforce Investment Board (One Stop Center).
    • Maintaining program files and assisting in data collection for evaluation purposes.

    Qualifications:

    Prospective applicants must have a Bachelors Degree and experience in providing employment counseling and related services to youth; previous experience working with youth and adolescents; good organizational skills; ability to work effectively as a member of a team; ability to work collaboratively with community resources; excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; and a valid driver’s license. Computer skills are also essential, with experience with Microsoft Word, and Excel, preferred. Annual Salary is $30,000.  Attractive benefits package will be provided.

    To Apply: Send your resume with a cover note telling us a little about yourself, your skills, and experience to: careers@njcdc.org. Please place “Employment Specialist” in the subject line of your email.

     



     

    Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation: Grants Manager

    Posted: May 9, 2016
    Location: Morristown, NJ

    Summary: The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation supports leadership, innovation, and collaboration for a better New Jersey. For more than 40 years, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation has nurtured leaders, ideas and institutions that foster sustainable, creative and engaged communities. We fund Arts, Education, Environment,  Informed Communities and Poetry initiatives that are innovative and promote collaboration and community-driven decision making.

    The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation seeks a positive, detail-oriented, and collaborative candidate to join its team. Specifically, the Foundation is recruiting for a full-time Grants Manager who will support the Program Directors and Chief Financial Officer, and manage all administrative and financial facets of the grantmaking process.

    Responsibilities:

    • Support all phases of the grants process, including processing proposals, assisting due-diligence review, preparing reports for internal review, managing  grant-related correspondence, and facilitating bank transfers and tracking of grant payments;
    • Manage and maintain digital and paper records and a grants database to ensure integrity of the due-diligence process;
    • Review and respond to inquiries regarding programs and grant opportunities from a wide range of nonprofit organizations and stakeholders;
    • Monitor program-area budgets and assist with financial management and accounting functions, including weekly accounts-payable checks and fund transfers;
    • Evaluate and make recommendations for database coding, work flow, and reporting systems;
    • Assist with other projects as needed

    Qualifications:

    • A college degree with 5+ years of relevant work experience;
    • Experience with database and data management—preference given to candidates proficient in accounting and grant-tracking software, specifically Microedge Gifts Alta and Great Plains Dynamics;
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills; ability to gather, synthesize and summarize information and data;
    • Knowledge of and experience working with the non-profit sector;
    • Administrative, financial, and customer service and or/program support experience

    The ideal candidate is someone who is:

    • Able to work collaboratively with a team of colleagues and manage multiple projects and initiatives;
    • Self-directed and flexible with the ability to think ahead and anticipate program needs and manage priorities; ·         Detail-oriented with strong organizational, financial and analytical skills;
    • Curious about the Foundation’s major areas of interest – Arts, Education, Environment, Informed Communities, and Poetry;
    • Able to appreciate and contribute to a work environment that values integrity, adaptability, reliability, a commitment to learning, patience and a sense of humor

    To Apply: Send an e-mail by May 27, 2016 to Christopher J. Daggett, President and CEO, at program@grdodge.org and attach your resumé and a cover letter outlining your interest.



     

    Womanspace: Fiscal Manager

    Posted: May 6, 2016
    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

    Summary: Womanspace has a full-time position available to work in non-profit organization. Responsibilities include the management of all aspects of the financial department, including accounts payable and receivable, financial policies, procedures and internal controls, payroll, grant reporting, reconciling income and expense and oversight of audit preparations.  Reporting of financial status to Program Directors and Board of Directors.  Oversight of all banking activity and working collaboratively with the Executive Director and Associate Executive Director on agency budgeting and budget modifications. 

    Appropriate candidate must have prior non-profit experience, experience in Microsoft Office and a strong background in QuickBooks and Financial Edge/Blackbaud. A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. Competitive salary, 401K and benefits package. 

    To Apply: Please forward your resume to Patricia Hart at pmh@womanspace.org or fax (609) 396-1093.

     



     

    Push to Walk: Executive Director

    Posted: May 4, 2016
    Location: Riverdale , NJ

    Summary: Push to Walk is a non-profit organization that provides individualized workouts and resources to people with spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, paralysis and other neurological conditions including Multiple Sclerosis and stroke. Our approach is a cutting edge technique encompassing what the medical community terms Activity Based Training. Our focus is on helping clients maintain and improve their physical and mental health allowing them to regain their independence. Push to Walk is passionate about inspiring and motivating people with spinal cord injuries and other forms of paralysis to realize their individual potential.

    Scope and Responsibilities:

    Planning for the founder’s retirement, Push to Walk is seeking a uniquely qualified and highly motivated professional to serve as the Executive Director, leading the organization in commitment and growth while fulfilling its mission. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree and proven leadership in working with a mission-driven nonprofit organization. The ability to establish and build effective working relationships with the Board of Directors, staff, clients, community partners and donors is essential to this position.

    The Executive Director will lead a team of three direct reports including the Program Director, Operations Director and Development Director. He/She will oversee all aspects of the program, organization functions, and fundraising. The Executive Director will proactively and successfully manage this growing organization, with current total annual revenue of $750,000 and 15 employees, using current best practices in the areas of nonprofit governance, human resource management, financial oversight, fund development and facility management. This is a full time position.

    Qualifications:

    • BA/BS Degree in relevant area of study;  Master’s Degree preferred
    • 7 - 10 years of proven success in nonprofit management/leadership
    • Experience successfully managing full and part-time staff members
    • Ability to promote a cooperative, professional work environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Knowledge and experience in all aspects of fund raising
    • Strong fiscal management skills
    • Experience in facility management, including long-term capital needs planning as well as day-to-day management
    • Experience providing guidance and leadership to a volunteer Board of Directors
    • Proficiency with computers and relevant office skills

    To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to Cynthia Templeton at ctempleton@pushtowalknj.org. No phone calls.



     

    New Jersey Institute for Social Justice: Director of Philanthropy

    Posted: May 3, 2016
    Location: Newark, NJ

    Summary: The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice (“Institute”) is a leading social justice organization that empowers residents of urban communities to realize and achieve their radical potential. Established in 1999 by Alan V. and Amy Lowenstein, the Institute’s dynamic and independent advocacy is aimed at toppling load bearing walls of structural inequality in order to create just, vibrant, and healthy urban communities. The Institute employs a broad range of tools to advance its ambitious urban agenda, including strategic public education, grassroots organization, policy analysis and research, legislative campaigns, the development of pilot programs, direct services, and litigation.

    View complete job description.

    To Apply: Send cover letter explaining your interest in, qualifications for, and how you learned about the position as detailed in this announcement, 2) a current resume, and 3) a relevant writing sample of no more than two pages by email to recruitment@njisj.org with “Director of Philanthropy Recruitment” in the subject line or by mail to:

    Director of Philanthropy Recruitment
    New Jersey Institute for Social Justice
    60 Park Place, Suite 511
    Newark, NJ 07102


     

    Princeton Area Community Foundation: Vice President, Grant & Programs

    Posted: April 29, 2016
    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

    Summary: Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, the Accountant will support the functions of the Princeton  Area Community Foundation’s Finance Department to maintain the financial integrity of the Foundation.

    Responsibilities:

    Accounts Payable

    • Prepare A/P items, ensure accurate entry into accounting software, review edit reports, process payments and maintain cash flow spreadsheets.
    • Maintain vendor relations, A/P records and files, ensure timely payment to all vendors, follow-up on outstanding checks.
    • Obtain vendor W-9s as required, prepare and issue 1099s and 1096.
    • Process grant/scholarship checks.
    • Manage petty cash.

    General Ledger

    • Analyze account analysis and make required adjustments.
    • Prepare and enter monthly and other miscellaneous journal entries.
    • Assist with preparation of work papers for the annual audit and tax filings.
    • Prepare fund statements.
    • Assist with monthly bank reconciliations.
    • Assist with budget preparations.

    Cash Receipts

    • Deposit cash receipts in proper bank accounts.
    • Review edit reports and post cash receipts when needed.

    Other

    • Prepare miscellaneous surveys.
    • Respond to fund holder audit confirmation requests.
    • Assist with investment performance reporting.
    • Assist CFO with tasks including payroll, personnel matters and management of Foundation Committees.
    • Assist staff with Foundation database and prepare reports as needed.
    • Performance of other accounting, financial, and administrative tasks.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration preferred
    •  Previous accounting experience a must
    • Experience maintaining a high level of confidentiality
    • Experience with database applications
    • Strong analytical and organizational skills, a perfectionist by nature, with no tolerance for financial sloppiness
    • Time management and attention to detail
    • Computer skills including highly skilled in MS Excel as well as MS Word
    • Strong writing skills
    • Must have excellent work habits, including a willingness to perform duties generally outside of the scope of the position

    View complete job description.

    To Apply:  Please email resume, cover letter, salary requirements and three professional references to Laura Longman, CFO, by email at llongman@pacf.org. No phone calls please.



     

    Princeton AlumniCorps: Development Officer/Director 

    Posted: April 29, 2016
    Location: Princeton, NJ

    Summary: Princeton AlumniCorps seeks an enterprising and imaginative Development Officer/Director to guide fundraising efforts for our organization. Reporting to and working closely with the Executive Director, the Development Officer will have primary responsibility for all areas of fundraising, including individual giving, major and planned gifts, events, and corporate and foundation grants. The person in this management role will be challenged to build on existing fundraising infrastructure and implement new donor engagement strategies that respond to a changing development environment and a growing organization.

    Working in close partnership with the Executive Director and Board leadership, the Development Officer will be at once an internal strategist, a public champion, and a trusted colleague. The successful applicant will thrive in a small team environment while maintaining high visibility and regular communication with a wide, diverse, and geographically-dispersed network of volunteers and donors. The Development Officer will also manage the Development and Communications Associate (to be hired summer 2016) and therefore have oversight responsibility for organizational communications. Title (Officer or Director) will be determined based on experience at the time of hire.

    Responsibilities:

    • Develop and implement comprehensive annual fundraising strategies in collaboration with Executive Director and the Development Steering Group of the Board.
    • Prospect, cultivate, solicit, thank, and steward individual donors, foundations, and corporations.
    • Craft a major gifts strategy and personally manage the stewardship of a portfolio of five-figure donors.
    • Steward and grow the Keystone Society, AlumniCorps’ planned giving program.
    • Identify, recruit, support, and manage a team of volunteers, including Development Steering Group, coordinating personal outreach assignments and keeping volunteer solicitors updated on gifts received.
    • Track and report individual giving and prepare periodic progress reports for the Board, adjusting strategies as necessary to grow our donor base and meet campaign targets.
    • Oversee the communications and fundraising calendar for the organization.
    • Supervise the work of a Development and Communications Associate.
    • Actively pursue foundation grants and corporate sponsorships, overseeing grant applications, reporting, and tracking.
    • Serve as the lead event strategist on staff, working closely with program staff, Executive Director, and volunteers to organize local and national outreach and fundraising events.
    • Work with Finance Committee, Executive Director, Operations Manager, and accountant on audits and reconciliations as needed.
    • Represent Princeton AlumniCorps in the community and help create institutional visibility.

    The ideal candidate will:

    • Be a strategic thinker and driven fundraising professional with the ability to communicate excitement about AlumniCorps’ mission to diverse audiences.
    • Enthusiastically identify and pursue opportunities for funding and donor/volunteer participation.
    • Have 3 - 8 years of professional experience in the field of development, preferably in growing a complex development operation.
    • Have demonstrated success in securing gifts and grants from individuals and foundations.
    • Have facility with (or be ready to learn) the Raiser’s Edge or similar donor database software.
    • Work fluently in Microsoft Office Suite and be willing to learn new technology.
    • Work across a range of functions, from administrative tasks to front-facing cultivation, with ease and a commitment to excellence in all areas.
    • Have outstanding written and oral communication skills, including a confident and congenial presentation style.
    • Successfully shepherd projects from concept to execution with strong organization skills, attention to detail, and commitment to results.
    • Have experience engaging and managing volunteers.
    • Work well independently and show initiative to take on new projects and solve problems.
    • Be committed to Princeton AlumniCorps’ mission and vision for civic leadership.
    • Possess a bachelor’s degree.
    • Approach this role with flexibility, good humor, steadiness under pressure, optimism, and a sense of mission.

    To Apply: Please mail a resume, letter of interest, and writing sample to info@alumnicorps.org using subject line “Development Officer.” Interviews will be conducted in early June. Anticipated start date is June or July 2016. .



     

    Kingsway Education Foundation: Executive Director

    Posted: April 29, 2016
    Location: Woolwich Township, NJ

    Summary: Founded in 2010, The Kingsway Education Foundation (KEF) is a 501(c) (3) charitable organization. It is independent of the Kingsway Regional School District, but is intended to support the District’s educational goals.

    Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for KEF Nonprofit's staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. S/he will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans. 

    To Apply: View complete job description and apply online.



     

    Womanspace: Coordinator of Homeless Services

    Posted: April 27, 2016
    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

    Summary: Womanspace has a full-time position available to work with homeless survivors, including individual/group counseling, case management and referrals. This position provides advocacy for homeless victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

    Candidate must have strong background in domestic violence/sexual assault, excellent communication and advocacy skills. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required as well as domestic violence experience and knowledge of community resources. Excellent Benefits package including 401K. 

    To Apply: Please forward your resume to Susan Victor at jobs@womanspace.org or fax (609) 394-5417.




     

    Princeton Area Community Foundation: Vice President, Grant & Programs

    Posted: April 26, 2016
    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

    Summary: The Vice President for Grants & Programs will serve as the primary staff person responsible for implementing the Princeton  Area Community Foundation’s strategic objectives related to community impact. This includes, but is not limited to, grantmaking, educational seminars, and nonprofit capacity building. The VP will build relationships and engage in community outreach.

    Working closely with the President, the Chair of the Grants & Programs Committee, Vice President for Development, and Communications Director, the VP for Grants & Programs will help assure smooth coordination among the Community Foundation’s asset development, philanthropic services, communications, grants, and program functions.

    Reports to the President and Supervises the Grants & Programs Assistant

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage the Community Foundation’s competitive grantmaking and scholarship programs; and coordinate and approve grantmaking from advised, designated and field-of-interest funds.
    • Staff an engaged Grants Committee; coordinate scholarship committees.
    • Design and implement, in concert with other staff, the Community Foundation’s educational programs for prospects, donors, fund advisors, nonprofits and others.
    • Develop and expand relationships with and among current and potential grantees.
    • Be a resource to the community on effective grantmaking.
    • Work with the President and the VP for Development to encourage donors to support and expand initiatives in the Community Foundation’s service area.
    • Represent the Community Foundation with nonprofits, donors, community groups, leaders, and the general public.
    • Educate the Board, grants and advisory committees, and donors on grantmaking skills, approaches, and the best thinking on grantmaking effectiveness.
    • Expand the Community Foundation’s partnerships with advised funds, private foundations, and corporate giving programs/foundations.
    • Develop and maintain excellent relations with local, regional and national grantmaking organizations. Stay informed on grantmaking issues and best practices.
    • Assist the President with new and ongoing initiatives.
    • Recommend communications efforts (web site, newsletters, press releases, blogs) to promote the Community Foundation’s programmatic interests.
    • Encourage the dissemination of lessons learned by grantees and others to strengthen the knowledge base of the nonprofit sector.

    Qualifications:

    • Experience working effectively with volunteers, boards, committees, and donors in a relevant position at a nonprofit or foundation.
    • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s Preferred.
    • Ability to facilitate and coordinate people and processes, and manage multiple projects simultaneously while remaining organized, accessible, and flexible.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability and willingness to work closely with other colleagues as a team; experience and comfort in working with individuals with diverse backgrounds and differing viewpoints; openness to new ideas.
    • Good strategic sense and an ability to influence outcomes.
    • Sensitivity to the interests of grantseekers and grantees, as well as donors.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including public speaking.
    • Energy, integrity, judgment, discretion, maturity.
    • Strong organizational skills; excellent attention to detail; skilled self-starter.
    • Computer proficiency (MS Office Suite), email and Internet usage, and willingness to learn customized relational and grant management databases.
    • Creative thinker; good listener.
    • Ability to analyze nonprofit budgets, financial statements, audits, and tax returns.
    • Excellent analytical skills, especially related to fair and critical proposal evaluation, and the ability to absorb important details and coordinate larger goals.
    • A thick skin and grace when it’s time to say “No.”
    • Prior experience in developing and managing grant programs a plus.
    • Ability to manage up and down; mentor direct report and support supervisor.

    View complete job description.

    To Apply:  Please email a resume, cover letter, and three references to Jeffrey Vega, President & CEO, at jvega@pacf.org. No phone calls please.



     

    Princeton Area Community Foundation: Vice President, Development Programs

    Posted: April 26, 2016
    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

    Summary: The Vice President for Development Programs, reporting to the President, will be a member of the Princeton  Area Community Foundation’s Development Department, working within a team of staff and volunteers seeking to build the assets of the organization. The primary responsibilities for this position will be to:

    • Build and develop the Community Foundation’s annual appeal;
    • Increase the number of non-profit organizations who establish their organization’s endowments at the Community Foundation; and,
    • Provide support to the Fund for Women & Girls, as they seek to increase their impact by growth in membership and gifts to their annual appeal.

    Responsibilities:

    • Design, implement and oversee a yearlong annual appeal process, with increasing annual goals.
    • Collaborate and manage volunteers from the Asset Building Committee, Board of Trustees, and the Leadership Team of the Fund for Women & Girls to accomplish objectives in the operating plan.
    • Develop and expand relationships between the Community Foundation and current and potential donors, including local nonprofit boards, to encourage new funds and additions to existing funds.
    • Position the Community Foundation as a trusted partner and desired advisor among diverse/local philanthropies.
    • Understand, and be an effective communicator of, the Community Foundation’s grantmaking programs with prospects and donors.
    • Research and write proposals seeking support for the Community Foundation’s work.
    • Assist the President with new initiatives and oversight of Community Foundation projects.
    • Develops, in coordination with the Communications Department, methods of promoting the Community Foundation’s strategic asset-building objectives.

    Qualifications:

    • Thorough understanding of and strong commitment to the Community Foundation’s goals and mission.
    • Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree preferred.
    • Specialized knowledge of major gifts, planned giving, and annual appeal fund-raising.
    • Experience working within a nonprofit organization or foundation.
    • Able to work effectively with wealthy individuals and nonprofit organizations.
    • Experience working effectively with volunteers, boards, and committees.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability and willingness to work closely with other colleagues as a team; experience and comfort in working with individuals with diverse backgrounds.
    • Able to communicate effectively with prospects and donors and to learn about their philanthropic interests and activities.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including public speaking and presentation development.
    • Energy, integrity, judgment, discretion, maturity and flexibility.
    • Ability to take initiative.
    • Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail.
    • Creative thinker.
    • Computer proficiency (MS Office Suite), email and Internet use, and willingness to learn a customized relational database.

    View complete job description.

    To Apply:  Please email a resume, cover letter, and three references to Jeffrey Vega, President & CEO, at jvega@pacf.org. No phone calls please.



     

    Passaic County CASA: Office/Finance Manager

    Posted: April 25, 2016
    Location: Wayne, NJ

    Summary: Passaic County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) for Children is a nonprofit organization supporting court-appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children in Passaic County, NJ, so that they can thrive in safe, permanent homes. The Passaic County Court Appointed Special Advocate program consists of nearly 80 volunteers working to meet the needs of over 200 children in foster care each year.

    Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the full-time Office/Finance Manager oversees and monitors an array of the administrative and operational activities relating to general day-to-day office activities, as well as, administrative management of the financial, contract and grant functions of the organization.

    The position plays a critical role in ensuring organizational and operational effectiveness and efficiency within the office, allowing all staff to maximize their contributions to CASA’s greater mission effectiveness.

    Responsibilities:

    •  The Office/Finance Manager serves as an aid to the Executive Director, providing a high level of general administrative support, with a particular emphasis on payroll, accounts payable and administrative fundraising functions.
    • The role also provides general office management support to the program, staff and volunteers. i.e., physical office organization, tracking and logging drop-off donations, filing, special event support.
    • The Office/Finance Manager is responsible for managing (tracking, anticipating and executing) the purchase and maintenance of equipment, supplies, coordination of office tasks, as well as, providing administrative support and preparation to special events and fundraisers.
    • The position plays a key role in financial administration ensuring:
      • Timely and accurate financial data entry
      • Preparing budgets, cash flow predictions and reports,
      • Compliance with various federal and state grant requirements,
      • Reporting and preparing for the annual audit,
      • Financial reporting for grants.
    • A successful candidate must have a flexible schedule and be available on occasional evenings and weekends as needed. Minimum of two evenings monthly is required for board meetings and committee meetings.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Experience in non-profit fundraising
    • Bachelor Degree, 3 years of sales, marketing or fundraising experience preferred
    • Demonstrated exceptional verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to speak publicly in front of large corporate, civic, school and church groups to solicit financial and volunteer labor donations
    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, plan, organize, and implement multiple projects and meet deadlines
    • Demonstrated ability to write grants
    • Demonstrated ability to implement manage an Annual Fund campaign
    • Command knowledge of Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and common non-profit database software
    • Experience with social media and online fundraising platforms
    • Ability to supervise and direct volunteers
    • Knowledgeable in communications, sales, and marketing
    • Flexibility to work occasional nights
    • Commitment to Habitat for Humanity’s mission of service to others

    Salary: Starting $35,000-$40,000. Salary based on experience.

    To Apply:  Please send resume with cover letter sharing why you are the best candidate for this position and our organization (please be specific) to resumes@passaiccountycasa.org. Cover letter should be addressed to Erica Fischer-Kaslander, Executive Director, Passaic County CASA and include salary requirements. Resumes without cover letter or salary requirement will not be considered. If you have questions, please submit them to the email address above. No phone calls will be accepted.

     Passaic County CASA for Children is deeply committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees, actively seeking and employing qualified persons in all job classifications, and administers all personnel actions affecting employees without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation. Generous paid holidays, sick and vacation time, retirement benefits available.



    Victoria Foundation: Program Associate - A Two-Year Fellowship

    Posted: April 21, 2016
    Location: Newark, NJ

    Summary: Victoria Foundation (VF) seeks candidates for a two-year fellowship position of Program Associate. The VF Fellow will learn about all aspects of the work of a private foundation, while advancing the mission of Victoria to improve the quality of life for children and families residing in Newark and to conserve open space throughout the State. Candidates should be individuals who were raised in Newark (current residency in Newark preferred) with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree; Master’s level work or degree preferred.

    The VF Fellow will work closely with the Executive Officer, program staff, administrative staff, and Trustees on all phases of program development and grantmaking.  The position is full time and reports to the Foundation’s Associate Director of Programs. Responsibilities include a combination of program and administrative duties.

    The VF Fellowship is a two-year position beginning in or around June 2016. The base salary range is $40,000 to $50,000 per year, plus excellent benefits. A contribution of up to $10,000 towards student loans may be available upon successful completion of the Fellowship. Victoria Foundation values and respects diversity. Candidate must be someone who was raised in Newark (current residency in Newark preferred), who has, at a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree, with Master’s level work or degree preferred.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assists with evaluation of proposals and conducts due diligence, including applicant interviews, site visits, and review of budgets and financial information. Prepares written grant recommendations and presents them to Trustees at Committee meetings;
    • Monitors and evaluates grantee performance by reviewing and summarizing grantee reports, maintaining positive relationships with grantees, following up with grantees as needed to obtain necessary information, and provide technical assistance as needed. Works with grantees to ensure compliance with grant agreements and successful project implementation;
    • Updates the Foundation’s grants management database, generates user-friendly reports and task reminders, and ensures its functionality in support of Foundation activities.  Follows up with other staff as needed to ensure timely completion of all proposal review and grants management tasks;
    • Initiates and completes a long-term project that forwards the Foundation’s mission;
    • Communicates with nonprofit agencies, public and private funders, and the general public about the Foundation’s grantmaking priorities, guidelines, and proposal review process;
    • Assists the Executive Officer and senior program staff with research and analysis related to potential funding initiatives and/or special projects;
    • Represents Victoria Foundation at community meetings and conferences;
    • Takes on leadership roles in various initiatives related to the Foundation’s mission;
    • Assists in preparing meeting materials and presentations for Committee and Board meetings. Completes meeting minutes for all meetings of the board. Schedules trustee meetings and arranges the logistics for trustee-related events;
    • Generates content related to the Foundation’s website and other communications; and
    • Provides administrative support to the Executive Officer and senior program staff;

    Qualifications:

    • Excellent analytical ability, written and verbal communication skills; ability to learn quickly and to summarize complex issues clearly and concisely;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, a collaborative approach and willingness to work as part of a cohesive team;
    • A high degree of personal integrity, sound judgment, tact, and discretion;
    • Ability to manage multiple complex processes and track activities and outcomes to successful conclusion;
    • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines;
    • Content knowledge and experience in one or more Foundation program areas, particularly arts education and youth development;
    • An understanding of the operational and financial management issues of nonprofit organizations;
    • Experience using MS Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Experience social media and database/website software a plus;
    • Access to and willingness to use personal vehicle for work-related travel within the Greater Newark area preferred (mileage expenses reimbursed by Foundation);
    • Comfortable with a high degree of autonomy and a small office environment.

    To Apply: Please send a cover letter outlining your interest and fit for the position. Include a resume, writing sample (no more than 1000 words), and a list of three references. Send all materials to: Irene Cooper-Basch, Executive Officer at info@victoriafoundation.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.



    New Jersey Institute for Social Justice: Director of Finance and Operations

    Posted: April 21, 2016
    Location: Newark, NJ

    Summary: The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice seeks a Director of Finance and Operations. Reporting to the President and CEO and Vice President, the Director of Finance and Operations builds and maintains all aspects of the organization’s administrative infrastructure necessary to successfully meet the goals outlined by the Institute’s strategic plan and the vision of the President & the Board of Trustees. The Director of Finance and Operations is responsible for creating a system to address all day-to-day financial operations of the Institute including: grant and contract income, expense allocations and expenditure responsibilities, the annual operating budget, the annual audit process, and all Institute filings. The Director of Finance and Operations must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace.

    View the complete job description for more details.

    To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to recruitment@njisj.org. Contact Ashley Okwuosa at aokwuosa@njisj.org or 973-624-9400 x33 for more information.



     

    New Jersey Policy Perspective: Operations Specialist

    Posted: April 14, 2016
    Location: Trenton, NJ

    Summary: New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP), a nonpartisan, nonprofit research and advocacy organization that aims to create a New Jersey with widespread economic opportunity and shared prosperity, is looking for an Operations Specialist.

    Reporting to the Director of External Affairs and working closely with the other members of NJPP’s leadership team (President and Deputy Director), the Specialist will provide support to NJPP’s operations, including our public engagement, development and communications efforts. This position is part-time (32 hours per week), and comes with benefits including health care reimbursement, paid time off and a retirement savings plan.

    Responsibilities:

    • Oversee NJPP’s basic financial functions (including writing checks, processing donations, processing invoices, maintaining QuickBooks account and hard-copy files)
    • Manage mailings, and assist with events and other special projects
    • Maintain database of donor information
    • Handle correspondence and contracts with vendors, including insurance, accounting and others
    • Oversee administration of annual audit process
    • Process incoming and outgoing mail
    • Maintain adequate office supplies and troubleshoot routine office issues
    • Manage logistics for quarterly meetings of NJPP’s Board of Trustees
    • Assist with media tracking, website updates and other communications tasks
    • Provide additional administrative support to the leadership team on an as-needed basis

     Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and hit deadlines
    • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team
    • Comfort learning new tools and technologies
    • Commitment to the mission of NJPP
    • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
    • Strong analytic skills, including proficiency with spreadsheets and databases
    • A valid driver’s license and access to a car when needed

    View the complete job description for additional details.

    To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter by email to Carly Rothman Siditsky at carly@njpp.org by May 9, 2016. No phone calls, please.

     


     

    NAMI New Jersey: Associate Director of Operations

    Posted: April 14, 2016
    Location: North Brunswick, NJ

    Summary: NAMI New Jersey (NAMI NJ) is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. Through education, support, advocacy and public awareness programs NAMI NJ fosters understanding about mental illness, confronts stigma often associated with mental disorders, advocates for public policies that benefit those affected by mental illness, and promotes research into the causes, treatment and recovery of mental health disorders. This position will support the executive director overseeing the planning, implementation, evaluation and day-to-day operation of the organization’s programs and services. NAMI NJ’s relatively small staff is able to have an impressive impact through work with consultants, volunteers, board and family members, and our many affiliates throughout the state. We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits package.

    Responsibilities:

    • Develops operational and human resources procedures consistent with organization goals, mission, strategic vision, and best practices.
    • Monitors the day-to-day delivery of programs and services.
    • Ensures and enhances quality of services.
    • Develops and manages employment policies, practices and procedures.
    • Collaborates with the executive director to establish and monitor budget and risk management practices. ·          Provides coaching and mentoring to staff.
    • Contributes to the development and implementation of fund raising plan.
    • Researches and writes proposals and reports.
    • Performs any other agency-related duties or special projects as directed by the executive director.

    Qualifications:

    • Significant experience at the senior level in a nonprofit organization
    • Strong leadership and organizational skills
    • Knowledge of employment regulations and best employment practices
    • Knowledge of risk management and experience negotiating insurance and other vendor contracts
    • Experience developing and monitoring budgets
    • Knowledge of standard accounting procedures in a nonprofit organization
    • Clear, convincing written and oral communication style
    • Self-starter
    • Thorough knowledge of and sensitivity to issues regarding mental health
    • Experience engaging and collaborating with employees, family caregivers, consultants, and volunteers
    • Master’s degree preferred

    To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirement to opsdirector2016@gmail.com.





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