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  • 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
  • Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation: Executive Director
  • 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
  • Womanspace: Bilingual Counselor Advocate
  • Womanspace: Part-Time Receptionist - Part-Time
  • DAWN Center for Independent Living, Inc.: Care Manager
  • DAWN Center for Independent Living, Inc.: Independent Living Specialist
  • Second Street Youth Center Foundation, Inc.: Executive Director
  • Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark: Program Manager
  • Family Resource Center: Behavior Instructor
  • Homeless Solutions, Inc.: Chief Executive Officer
  • Corporation for National and Community Service: State Program Director
  • St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center: Vice President Development & Communications
  • Trenton Community A-TEAM: Executive Director
  • Centenary College: Information Systems Manager
  • New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Program Manager
  • NJAC/Camden and Passaic County Women's Centers: Bi-lingual (Spanish) Domestic Violence Outreach Case Manager
  • Womanspace: Part-Time Grant Writer - Part-Time
  • The Family Resource Network: Controller
  • Susan G. Komen, Central and South Jersey Affiliate: Mission Manager
  • We Raise NJ: Coalition Manager
  • Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey: Director of Development and Marketing
  • New Jersey Citizen Action: Director of Financial Coaching


     

    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.




    Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation: Executive Director

    Posted: April 26, 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:

    • A passion and caring for the mission and purposes of the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation
    • An outcomes orientation, knowing how to effectively capture impact/outcome information and utilize it well in communications
    • A minimum of seven years of senior management-level leadership experience
    • Professional, highly effective written, verbal and presentational communication skills
    • Proven strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain important relationships with institutions, professionals and students
    • Demonstrated success in operational and financial oversight, strategic planning, organizational development and nonprofit governance
    • Technological understanding of, and experience with computer software programs and systems, and a demonstrated ability to manage the development of an interactive, engaging website
    • An interest in and ability to explore and develop additional resources that enhance the Foundation’s work, while honoring the rich history and work of the Foundation
    • Willingness to examine and enhance the Foundation’s giving targeted to students with disabilities
    • Ability to interact effectively with the Board of Trustees with demonstrated prior experience in working with a Board
    • Extensive experience in higher education and/or philanthropy is highly desired
    • A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred

    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 June 10, 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


     

    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.



     

    Womanspace: Bilingual Counselor Advocate

    Posted: April 8, 2016
    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

    Summary: Womanspace has an immediate opening for a full-time Bilingual Counselor Advocate to work directly with Spanish speaking clients, including individual/group counseling and community outreach. This position provides advocacy for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Hours vary and interested candidates must be willing to work 2 nights a week.

    Candidate must have strong background in domestic violence/sexual assault, excellent communication and advocacy skills. A Master’s degree in a related field is required as well as fluent in speaking and writing in Spanish.  Excellent Benefits package including 401K. 

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



     

    Womanspace: Part-Time Receptionist

    Posted: April 8, 2016
    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

    Summary: Womanspace has an immediate opening for a part-time Grant Writer. Some evenings and day work required at non-profit counseling office in Lawrenceville. Responsibilities include answering phones, checking in clients and maintaining office files. Bilingual preferred but not required.

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

     


     

    DAWN Center for Independent Living, Inc.: Care Manager

    Posted: April 6, 2016
    Location: Denville, NJ

    SummaryDAWN Center for Independent Living, a disability rights agency, seeks a highly motivated, enthusiastic, outgoing self-starter to provide care management and advocacy services to individuals with disabilities residing in Morris, Sussex and Warren Counties. Job requires travel within Northwest NJ and candidate must have a dependable means of transportation. Candidate must have a minimum bachelor’s degree in social work AND 1 year of paid work experience.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide ongoing individual coordination of services for individuals with developmental disabilities enrolled on the DDD Supports Program.
    • Support consumers with comprehensive coordinated care plans.
    • Collaborate with necessary partners to ensure individuals are properly connected to appropriate supports.
    •  Conduct home visits periodically to assess consumer needs.
    • Maintain consumer contacts, detailed and accurate service records and case 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 council meetings to publicize programs implemented by DAWN.
    • Prepare all necessary program documentation and reports in a timely manner.

    To Apply: View the complete job description and follow application instructions.



     

    DAWN Center for Independent Living, Inc.: Independent Living Specialist

    Posted: April 6, 2016
    Location: Denville/Hackettstown, NJ

    SummaryDAWN Center for Independent Living, a disability rights agency, seeks a full time Independent Living Specialist (IL Specialist) to provide information and referral, advocacy services, supportive consultation and independent living skills training to individuals with disabilities residing in Morris, Sussex and Warren Counties.

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for updating and maintaining various media sites.
    • Knowledge of developing legislative issues pertaining to the disability community. Ability to coordinate and motivate community members to present a united voice.
    • Assists in providing information and assistance to consumers, their families, and the general public Oversee and assist persons with disabilities and families in identifying and accessing supports and services through specific programs/providers.
    • Maintain working knowledge of benefits and services available to people with disabilities and how they are affected by earned income.
    • Implementation of independent living plans and ongoing case management. 5. Manage case files and documentation in accordance with program guidelines.
    • Conduct outreach efforts to persons with disabilities.
    • Facilitate public forums relating to services provided.
    • Maintain collaborative relationships with federal, state and private agencies/nonprofit organizations that serve persons with disabilities with emphasis on SSA.
    • Attend all staff meetings and in services as required.
    • Preparation of reports for specific funders/programs.
    • Various other duties as assigned.

    To Apply: View the complete job description and follow application instructions.

     


     

    Second Street Youth Center Foundation, Inc.: Executive Director

    Posted: April 5, 2016
    Location: Plainfield, NJ

    Summary: Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Executive Director (ED) has overall strategic and operational responsibility for Second Street Youth Center Foundation (SSYC) staff supervision, programs, fundraising, planning, financial management, marketing, and community relations.  S/he will initially develop a deep knowledge of SSYC educational, recreational, and community outreach programs, and will be responsible for providing leadership, and support, for all staff and volunteers.  The ED will work closely with the Board of Trustees to implement the SSYC Strategic Plan, while adhering to established policies. 

    The Executive Director should demonstrate honesty and integrity beyond reproach. S/he must show passion, idealism, a positive attitude, is mission-driven, and self-directed. The selected candidate will be a problem-solver who is well organized, and remains calm under pressure. S/he will possess a drive for excellence, innovation, and will encourage entrepreneurial thinking throughout the organization. This individual will have a mature, healthy sense of self assurance, and be able to listen to alternative methods of reaching goals. In addition, the right candidate will have a demonstrated passion for children and their intellectual, physical, and emotional development.

    Key Deliverables:

    • Implement the Strategic Plan: Working with the volunteer board of directors, establish a process including all stakeholders to create a living strategic plan for the SSYC. Establish an ongoing implementation plan for each major strategic initiative and process to monitor results.
    • Build and Manage the Staff Team: Evaluate the current strengths and opportunities of all key staff and create a plan to ensure SSYC meets all of its performance goals.
    • Advocate the SSYC Vision Within the Community: Determine the scope and quality of the services SSYC offers in light of community needs and in comparison to competitive groups. Prepare a comprehensive action plan to rapidly meet these needs and submit updates to this plan on a quarterly basis.
    • Address Specific Problem Areas: Develop a plan to identify new revenue sources with an organizational structure to complement the plan.
    • Prepare and Manage the Budget: Determine the key objectives needed to meet the targeted revenue, expense, and profit goals. Work with all team members on an ongoing basis to ensure that all financial objectives are met.
    • Improve Operating Performance: Work with the board and the appropriate SSYC staff to develop an annual tactical plan for achieving key metrics.
    • Establish a Culture and be Visible within SSYC: The ED must be the heart and soul of the operation. Create and implement a “mission awareness” campaign ensuring every program member of SSYC understands the mission is to develop children's competency, self-esteem and self-reliance through opportunities to make choices, experiment, create, imagine and inquire.
    • Lead Fundraising Efforts: Implement a plan to meet the current fundraising targets. On a longer-term basis, prepare a detailed annual fundraising plan listing sources, expected target amounts, volunteer leads, and specific actions necessary to increase fundraising goals.
    • Establish a Formal ED Performance Review Process: The ED will establish a formal review process with the board of directors.
    • Develop an Effective and Diverse Volunteer Board: Work with the board of governance to establish a best-practices process to recruit, train, develop, and renew the volunteers on the board. Develop with the board of directors an ongoing process to monitor board composition and recruitment efforts.

    Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree is required, but an advanced degree in business, public, or educational administration is preferred. Ten years of senior management experience, with a track record of effectively leading a performance and outcomes based organization and staff.  

    To Apply: Send resume with six references by April 15, 2016 to SSYC Search Committee, at ssyc.search@gmail.com.

     



     

    Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark: Program Manager

    Posted: March 31, 2016
    Location: Jersey City, NJ

    Summary: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark seeks a Program Manager for their Jersey City location. The Program Manager implements the overall planning, operation, and management of the psychiatric community home for females, aged 15-17 referred from the State Children's System of Care, including the home's recreational and food programs.  He or she coordinates and integrates services within the specific program(s) for which he/she is responsible. The Program Manager maintains accountability for the professional standards required by regulations within the area of supervision and implement policies and procedures for these areas.  The Program Manager finds effective and creative ways to deliver services within the scope of the service delivery area in order to improve client and program outcomes.  The Program Manager is charged with supervising program staff and overseeing the implementation of all program activities and services to ensure contract compliance.  As services are provided in the community and in client homes, management of staff safety and security is also central to this position. The position also requires 24/7 on call.

    Job Requirements:  

    Valid NJ driver's license

    1) Bachelors degree in Social Work, psychology, or a related field and four years of professional experience in the human services field, two of which shall have been in a supervisory or administrative position

    OR 2) A master's degree in social work, psychology, or a related field and three years of professional experience in the human services field

    OR 3) Meet the requirements for a licensed clinical social worker as specified in NJAC 13:44G-4.1 and 4.2 and have three years of professional experience in the human services field

    OR 4) Meet the requirements for a certified social worker as specified in NJAC 13:44G-4.3; have a Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, or related field and three years of professional experience in the human services field, two of which shall have been in a supervisory or administrative position.

    At least one year of supervisory experience of a multidisciplinary team is preferred.  Previous experience managing a residential program, working with adolescents/young adults in a treatment setting and knowledge of the NJ Children's system of care is strongly preferred. Ability to respond quickly to a crisis if onsite administrative oversight/intervention is needed.

    To Apply: Visit company website www.ccannj.org  and click on the “working with CCAN” tab to view job description/apply for this and all other jobs available with the agency.


     

    Family Resource Network: Behavior Instructor

    Posted: March 31, 2016
    Location: Ocean, Monmouth and Hudson Counties, NJ

    Summary: The Family Resource Network seeks a Behavior Instructor

    The successful candidate will provide the following services to a child in the home:

    • Provide Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) in the client's home or school using individualized curriculum created by one of our Consultants.

    • Participate in daily communication with parents regarding their child’s progress and behavior.

    • Working 1:1 with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or other Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.

    • Collect and analyze skill acquisition and behavior data, with oversight and supervision provided by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

    • Provide training to the individuals’ families

    Requirements for the position include:

    • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities providing ABA.

    • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree preferred.

     To Apply:  Please visit  https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1158170 to apply online.  Hourly rate commensurate with experience.

     


     

    Homeless Solutions, Inc.: Chief Executive Officer

    Posted: March 31, 2016
    Location: Morristown, NJ

    Summary: Homeless Solutions, Inc. (HSI) is the leading non-profit in Morris County, New Jersey providing shelter, affordable housing and services to homeless and low-income members of the community. HSI is also a premier developer of affordable, supportive and sustainable housing. In its early years, HSI was the only organization in the state to provide supportive services to its tenants. The ongoing commitment to supportive services is indicative of HSI's commitment to doing all it can to insure tenants' success in life. Located in Morristown, New Jersey, HSI has a budget of approximately $4M, assets in excess of $21M, and a staff of 50.

     Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer will be the driving force in creatively developing initiatives that increase programmatic quality and impact. The CEO must be an energetic and visionary executive able to effect growth by intelligently utilizing existing resources and developing new resources and partners. Further strengthening HSI’s relationships with land developers and realtors is an integral component of the CEO’s responsibilities. S/he will also develop organization-wide strategic plans that will ensure HSI will be nimble enough to seize opportunities, yet still diligent and focused on the best way to utilize the staff, board, and financial resources.

    Responsibilities:

    • Working closely and collaboratively with the Board of Directors to set strategic and annual goals 
    • Further developing and strengthening the Board’s committee structure to ensure that each member’s participation is meaningful
    • Assessing and assuring financial feasibility of current programs as well as that of all new initiatives being considered by HSI, based on changing community needs and priorities
    • Assuming responsibility for the financial health, stability, capacity, and planned growth of the organization
    • Mentoring and motivating the staff to achieve the vision and mission of HSI
    • Providing leadership to senior management in all areas of program development, fundraising, management and construction
    • Ensuring the appropriateness of all job descriptions and salary ranges, performance expectations and measures of accountability
    • Continually empower staff to fulfill their roles and functions

    Qualifications:

    • At least 10 years progressive senior level management and organizational leadership experience
    • Experience in effecting change by engaging board and staff
    • Verifiable track record in all aspects of fundraising
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Ability to inspire and motivate staff 
    • Financial management experience
    • A background in housing development is helpful
    • A Bachelor’s degree is required and a graduate degree is preferred

    To Apply: For the full job description, please visit www.drgnyc.com and click the Current Searches tab. Submit resume and cover letter to HSI@drgnyc.com



     

    Corporation for National and Community Service: State Program Director

    Posted: March 30, 2016
    Location: Trenton, NJ

    Summary: Established in 1993, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is a Federal agency that engages more than 5 million Americans in service through its core programs -- Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and the Social Innovation Fund -- and leads President Obama’s national call to service initiative, United We Serve.

    As the nation’s largest grantmaker for service and volunteering, CNCS plays a critical role in strengthening America’s nonprofit sector and addressing our nation’s challenges through service.

    CNCS harnesses America’s most powerful resource – the energy and talents of our citizens – to solve problems. We believe that everyone can make a difference and that all of us should try. From grade school through retirement, CNCS empowers Americans and fosters a lifetime of service.

    As an Employer of National Service, CNCS is committed to providing job opportunities to national service participants.  Accordingly, qualified AmeriCorps members (current and former), returned Peace Corps volunteers and other national service participants are encouraged to apply to our positions.

    This position is located in the New Jersey State Office within the Office of Field Liaison, Department of the Chief of Program Operations, Trenton, NJ. The State Program Director will have responsibility for advancing the Corporation's mission and goals for national service within the state of New Jersey.     

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


     


     

    St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center: Vice President Development & Communications

    Posted: March 29, 2016
    Location: Madison, NJ

    Summary: Founded in 1939, St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center operates three animal shelters and is opening a fourth location this year.  The main campus is located in a park-like setting in northern New Jersey.  Its nationally renowned Training and Behavior Center offers specialized training classes and behavior consultations.  The main facility also houses the ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center, a ground-breaking program for dogs that are victims of puppy mills, hoarding, or other abuse.  Reporting to the President/CEO, the Vice President Development & Communications serves on the senior leadership team, and supervises five staff.

    Responsibilities: A full range of initiatives for oversight of all fundraising and donor-relations activities, and a retail operation, communications responsibilities include advising the President/CEO and Board, managing press relations, publishing newsletters and the annual report.  Media tools include collateral materials, website content, media kits, videos, and social media.

    Qualifications: Must have 5 or more years of successful fund development with hands-on experience across the breadth of funding tactics.  Requires demonstrated experience managing communications programs and broad exposure to corporate/nonprofit communications.  St. Hubert’s seeks candidates with excellent critical-thinking, interpersonal, and communications skills, plus success in dealing with a variety of people, ideas, and business situations.  St. Hubert’s highly values dedication to its mission to foster excellence in support of animal welfare.  Knowledge of and experience in the animal welfare philanthropic community is a plus.  Bachelor’s degree required, with advancement towards or successful completion of CFRE credential.  Master’s degree preferred.  

    To Apply: For the full vacancy announcement, please visit: www.egreensource.com  We encourage expressions of interest as early as possible. For immediate consideration, please email your cover letter and resume, along with salary requirements to:

      Bob Perodeau, Principal
    Evergreen Executive Source, LLC
    Voice (800) 286 4009
    Email: evergreen.source@att.net


     

    Trenton Community A-TEAM: Executive Director

    Posted: March 28, 2016
    Location: Trenton, NJ

    Summary:  In 2000, five artists at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) formed a cooperative open to all self-taught artists who lacked the personal resources to pursue their own creative activities. Known as the A-TEAM Artists of Trenton, the group grew in number and reputation and in July 2014, gained tax-exempt status. Adding community service to its mission, the A-TEAM became the Trenton Community A-TEAM (TCAT). In 2015 through Isles, Inc., additional studio space was obtained near TASK and is available seven days a week. Now extending services to self-taught writers and performing artists, TCAT supports, develops and promotes self-taught local artists by providing creative, business, and communal opportunities.

    During the formative years at TASK, the Artists received support through monetary and in-kind donations. With the move to 51 North Stockton Street, TCAT has an immediate need for funds to supplement the all-volunteer staff, to equip and maintain the facility, and to expand services to artists from all creative disciplines. TCAT is actively seeking government, corporate, foundation, and individual financial resources.

    Under the direction of the Board, the Founding Executive Director is responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day management and operations of TCAT including fundraising, facilities management, bookkeeping/accounting, coordination with other entities in the community, logistical aspects of staging and managing art exhibits, performances, public relations; and working closely with the Artists, the TCAT Board, and community volunteers.

    Qualifications:

    • At least one year experience working in a nonprofit or inner city group addressing diverse underserved individuals and ideally in a group associated with art production and presentation; substitution of relevant experience is permissible.
    • Proven management, communications, and fund-raising skills.
    • Demonstrated leadership experience, including volunteer experience, building collaborative relationships, in a not-for-profit setting or related area, and hands-on management skills are a plus.
    • Excellent interpersonal and organizational competencies and strong presentation skills a plus.
    • Passion for the mission of TCAT.
    • Four-year degree a plus but substitution of relevant experience is permissible.
    • A valid New Jersey driver's license.
    • Trenton residence a plus. 

    Initially a part-time position of 80 hours/ $2,080. monthly, includes some evenings and weekends. As of 1 March, 2016, search will remain open until position filled.

    To Apply: Please apply with a cover letter, resume, and three references. Send to  info@trentoncommunityateam.org or TCAT Founding Executive Director, PO Box 248, Trenton, NJ 08605.

     



     

    Centenary College: Information Systems Manager

    Posted: March 24, 2016
    Location: Hackettstown, NJ

    Summary: Centenary College offers a comprehensive compensation package which includes excellent benefits for employees and an innovative, individualized curriculum for students.  The College offers students strong academic programs designed to focus on specific learning outcomes to ensure that each student succeeds.  Centenary has a completely wireless campus where all full-time faculty & full-time undergraduate students in the traditional program have laptop computers.  We have a strong commitment to interdisciplinary general studies that supports a high-quality liberal arts education and affordability in tuition and other student costs. 

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage department database (Raiser’s Edge); includes record maintenance, data updates, importing of new grads/parents from academic database (CAMS/Ellucian), and troubleshooting.
    • Oversee the alumni website (NetCommunity); includes creating/updating templates, pages, donate pages, images and event registration set-up with Annual, Alumni and Special Projects staff.
    • Identify reporting needs and advise/train staff on best use of current systems as well as policy/procedures associated with the data as it relates to their role in the department; implement enhancements that come with upgrades, as well as any add-on software.
    • Prepare fiscal and data analysis and reports for the development office, outside organizations and other departments; includes the Controller’s office for reconciling financial data in preparation for year-end audits; includes working with outside vendor for Alumni Directory with all data needs and resulting updates.
    • Administer/create & assist College Relations staff with all queries, exports, merges and lists for e-mail blasts, invites, publications and appeals for mailings.
    • Manage Blackbaud’s Sphere-Friends Asking Friends peer-to-peer fundraising software/site; includes creating templates, pages, and exporting records with gift data for importing into the Raiser’s Edge as well as troubleshooting.
    • Submit records for NCOA, phone and email searches twice a year for updating; prepare and submit data to Blackbaud for processing and importing of wealth & rating information.
    • Provide back-up for gift entry and supplemental training for gift entry process when needed.
    • Work with IT Department to schedule and perform system upgrades for Raiser’s Edge, NetCommunity and Researcher’s Edge.
    • Produce and disseminate individual correspondence including letters, memos, faxes and e-mails.
    • Assist in College Relations Annual events:  Family & Alumni Weekend, The Scholarship Gala and Phone-a-thon.
    • Assist with special events as assigned.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • n-depth knowledge of Raiser’s Edge, NetCommunity and other Blackbaud software
    • Three or more years of experience working in fundraising environment
    • Strong technology skills including Crystal report-writing, Microsoft Excel & Word
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field preferred or equivalent experience

    To Apply: Send cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, description of teaching experience and preferred teaching area(s), current Curriculum Vitae and contact information of 3 references who can comment on the applicant’s ability to fulfill the duties of such a position. Hard copy, electronic and faxed resumes will be accepted if they are complete without prompting and may be forwarded to: Human Resources Department, Centenary College, 400 Jefferson Street, Hackettstown, NJ  07840 | hrdept@centenarycollege.edu | Fax: 908-850-8716



     

    New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Program Manager (AmeriCorps Program)

    Posted: March 22, 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. AmeriCorps is the domestic Peace Corps designed to help meet pressing needs in communities across the nation. NJCDC’s program works with children and adolescents, in northern New Jersey and particularly the City of Paterson.

    The Program Manager is responsible for the overall management of the AmeriCorps program including: recruitment, placement assignments, community service projects and program outcomes.

    Responsibilities:

    • Recruiting, interviewing, and hiring AmeriCorps members annually and ensuring the contracted program level of service is met.
    • Assigning  members to various sites based on skills and interests, conducting regular visits and monitoring progress
    • Tracking hours of participation for each member to ensure program completion.
    • Submitting status reports to funding sources as required. Implementing program policies and procedures.
    • Coordinating community service projects for various events throughout the year including: MLK Day, Make a Difference Day, Global Youth Service Day, and the Holiday Toy Drive.
    • Identifying new partnerships and building on existing relationships with local organizations in order to foster collaborations and to ensure that the program is enriched by their active involvement.

    Qualifications:

    Prospective applicants must have previous experience working within a community-based organization and ability to demonstrate qualities such teamwork, dedication, creativity and resourcefulness; good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; good organizational skills; demonstrated leadership ability and sound judgment; the ability to multi-task; the ability to work effectively as a member of a team; and a valid NJ drivers’ license.  Computer skills are also essential, with experience with Microsoft Word, and Excel, preferred.  Bachelor’s Degree in human services field with one to three years experience 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 “AmeriCorps Program Manager” in the subject line of your email.



     

    NJAC/Camden and Passaic County Women's Centers : Bi-lingual (Spanish) Domestic Violence Outreach Case Manager

    Posted: March 22, 2016
    Location: Camden & Paterson, NJ

    Summary: The NJAC/Camden and Passaic County Women's Centers seeks a Bi-lingual Domestic Violence Outreach Case Manager.

    Responsibilities: Represent program onsite at local organizations serving the Hispanic population. Provide supportive counseling to Victims of Domestic Violence and/or Sexual Assault. Provide crisis intervention, information and referral, and advocacy services either in-person or on by phone. Provide accompaniment for program participants with Police, hospital, court and other relation human service organizations. 

    Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working in the field of Domestic Violence and/or Sexual Assault a plus. 

    To Apply: Please send resume and letter of interest to strapp@njaconline.org.



     

    Womanspace: Part-Time Grant Writer

    Posted: March 21, 2016
    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

    Summary: Womanspace has an immediate opening for a part-time Grant Writer. The responsibilities include researching, planning, organizing and managing grant activity. The Grant Writer will work with the Director of Development, Executive Director, Program Directors and other staff as necessary, to establish and develop proposal ideas, annual agency grant plan and goals. The Grant Writer will also maintain annual "master list" of grant applications pending and results. Hours are flexible, 15-20 hours per week.

    Must have a Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 5 years experience researching and writing grants and stewardship of active grants.

    To Apply: Please forward your resume to Lauren Nazarian at lan@womanspace.org.



     

    The Family Resource Network: Controller

    Posted: March 21, 2016
    Location: Trenton, NJ

    Summary: The Family Resource Network's Controller is responsible for handling the day-to-day transactional accounting activities of a non-profit organization including but not limited to: Prepares journal entries and expense reports. Prepares monthly bank and account reconciliations in a timely fashion. Works with agency departments to prepare monthly financial reports that analyze performance against expenses and to ensure proper control of spending to budget. Provides timely explanation of variances between actual results and forecasts as well as makes recommendations for corrective actions. Develops and monitors annual budgets for all government contracts, federal/state grants, and fundraising programs. Acts as audit liaison; prepare audit and Form 990 schedules and provides support to external auditors.  Oversees accounting, payroll and billing functions.

    Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in accounting with a minimum of 5-7 years experience in finance/accounting position.  Non-profit experience strongly preferred. Knowledge of government grants strongly preferred. Knowledge of computerized accounting systems used in financial and /or accounting applications. Experience with fee for service billing.

    Salary: Mid $60,000s

    To Apply: Please apply online.

     





    Susan G. Komen, Central and South Jersey Affiliate: Mission Manager

    Posted: March 21, 2016
    Location: Bamboo Brook, NJ

    Summary: The Mission Manager designs and implements strategies to achieve program objectives consistent with the organization’s vision, promise and strategic plan goals; oversees the Central and South Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen’s grant programs, outreach and collaboration programs, and special mission initiatives; manages annual operating plans and budgets for mission programs; represents the Affiliate with local, state and national partners; and provides strategic direction and support for current and future programs.

    Responsibilities:

      EDUCATION, OUTREACH, & COLLABORATION:

    • Ensure the completion of a high quality Community Profile that identifies the needs throughout the entire service area. Ensure the integration of the results of the Community Profile into all activities of the Affiliate.
    • Identify opportunities for the development of strategic alliances and form key partnerships with individuals and organizations – in both the public and private sector – to enhance the Affiliate’s ability to influence the breast health of the community.
    • Serve as a resource for the community and provide referrals or direct assistance as needed.  To that end, create and nurture relationships with resource providers.
    • Develop new programs that address community needs or emerging issues related to breast health or breast cancer.
    • Provide consultation, training, and assistance to community organizations in developing, implementing and evaluating breast health screening, treatment and/or education programs.
    • Responsible for convening and supporting the Affiliate’s’ educational programs to include fund development for programs, managing program budgets, timeline and implementation.
    • Recruit, train and retain Affiliate Ambassadors 

      GRANT-MAKING:

    • Develop and obtain approval for Requests for Applications that solicit grant applications that meet the needs identified in the Community Profile.
    • Recruit, retain, and recognize volunteers to assist with the grant program, including a review panel with appropriate expertise.
    • Ensure that grant opportunities are communicated to eligible organizations throughout the entire service area.
    • Coordinate the review process to ensure all applications receive a fair review and that funding decisions are aligned with the priorities of the organization.
    • Facilitate committee and review panel meetings.
    • Notify grant applications of Board action and communicate with them regularly to provide information and monitor progress.
    • Ensure that appropriate monitoring and evaluation systems are established to produce robust evaluation of outcomes for all Affiliate mission programs. Conduct site visits with current grantees to ensure well-developed and successful programs.
    • Evaluate and recommend action on grant amendments.
    • Oversee database of organizations, including applicant and grantee files.

      OTHER:

    • Manage annual operating plans and budgets for mission programs.
    • Maintain a current knowledge of breast health information, health care services, and applicable state and federal regulations.
    • In partnership with the Board Mission Chair, convene and support he Mission Committee, a group of community leaders in breast health that provide strategic planning in the areas of education and awareness, grant-making and public policy.
    • Other activities deemed appropriate by the Executive Director that will promote and enhance breast health services throughout the Affiliate service area.
    • Manage “I Am Komen” Race for the Cure mission program and volunteers

      OPERATIONS:

    • Serving as a liaison between WRNJ and its national education advocacy partners
    • Serving as a liaison between WRNJ and its funders
    • Developing an annual Coalition budget, ensuring the Coalition operates within its budget, and preparing budget reports for the Steering Committee and funders
    • Developing and leading a fundraising strategy to support the Coalition’s budget and activities
    • Managing any consultants or vendors working on behalf of the Coalition

     

    Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and three to five years’ experience in nonprofit program management, health care, health care education, grant administration, program funding.

    In addition, the successful candidate will be comfortable with discussing breast health, breast cancer and related topics. Strong knowledge of the principles of community organizations and community health education. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Strong problem-solving, priority-setting, and decision-making skills.  Ability to handle multiple projects. Ability to build strong working relationships at all levels.  Strong computer skills.  Ability to travel within Affiliate service area, to national trainings and work flexible hours (some evening and weekend work). Current driver’s license, and auto insurance. Ability to life 25 pounds, bend, stoop, and sit or stand for long periods of time.

    To Apply: Please submit cover letter and resume to Sally Sheperdson at ssheperdson@komencsnj.org.




    We Raise NJ: Coalition Manager

    Posted: March 16, 2016
    Location: Mercerville, NJ

    Summary: We Raise NJ (WRNJ) is a coalition of education and parent organizations who believe it is absolutely critical that New Jersey appropriately prepares students for college and career success in today’s competitive world.  WRNJ supports our state’s commitment to improving education outcomes through higher quality academic standards and aligned assessments and the Coalition specifically works to support parents who want to become informed, effective education advocates. We are seeking a passionate, articulate leader with a strategic mind and excellent communication skills to serve as our new Coalition Manager. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to help lead a state-wide initiative that is ready to grow.  You will be directly working with a highly supportive steering committee of Coalition member representatives and interfacing with state leaders and the media on a regular basis.  Your mission is to grow WRNJ in every way – its membership base, its influence in the New Jersey education conversation, its efficacy in engaging parents, and its stability as a long-term advocacy player in the state.

    Responsibilities:

      STRATEGY:

    • Working with WRNJ’s steering committee and consultants to develop annual and quarterly strategic plans that help us achieve our mission and goals (including coalition building, communications, parent engagement, and legislative/policy engagement).
    • Identifying, deploying, and managing the necessary resources and human capital to implement our plans
    • Establishing and tracking metrics to understand our efficacy and influence  

      COALITION BUILDING:

    • Scheduling and leading monthly Coalition meetings
    • Scheduling/leading Steering Committee calls
    • Identifying and implementing opportunities to lead, serve and engage WRNJ coalition members in furthering WRNJ’s mission and goals (i.e., resource webinars, special events, trainings, organizing and sharing information, coordinating public hearing testimonies, etc.)
    • Leading the Coalition’s strategic growth and expansion with new member recruitment Strengthening the Coalition members’ affiliation and desire to work together under a united WRNJ brand.

      COMMUNICATIONS/OUTREACH:

    • Leading legislative outreach meetings and designing activities to engage policymakers with WRNJ and increase their knowledge about college and career-readiness issues
    • Overseeing WRNJ’s social media strategy to ensure relevance and timeliness of content
    • Developing and implementing communications tactics that position WRNJ as an authentic and important voice in New Jersey’s education landscape (blogs, op-eds, position statements, media briefings, etc.) Identifying, developing and leading activities that proactively engage and develop parents to become effective advocates for college and career readiness.

      OPERATIONS:

    • Serving as a liaison between WRNJ and its national education advocacy partners
    • Serving as a liaison between WRNJ and its funders
    • Developing an annual Coalition budget, ensuring the Coalition operates within its budget, and preparing budget reports for the Steering Committee and funders
    • Developing and leading a fundraising strategy to support the Coalition’s budget and activities
    • Managing any consultants or vendors working on behalf of the Coalition

    To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and references to the Search Committee at racerra@njpta.org with “WRNJ Coalition Manager” in the subject line.



     

    Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey: Director of Development and Marketing

    Posted: March 16, 2016
    Location: Camden, NJ

    Summary: Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey (HFCSNJ), is a dynamic nonprofit organization that positively impacts 10,000 individuals annually and boasts a 95% customer satisfaction rating. Established in 1976, HFC operates out of three sites in Camden and one in Woodbury with a mission of  "promoting empowerment and self sufficiency" to individuals and families.

    The Director of Development and Marketing is a key senior management position within the organization that is multi-faceted and exciting.

    Responsibilities:

    • Functions as the lead in the research and analysis of opportunities for revenue, partnerships and collaboration for program support.
    • Produces letters of intent, applications, and grant proposals to foundations, government and other entities for financial support.
    • Submits documents and writes reports required by funding sources and Executive Director.
    • Develops and implements annual communications goals and plans, including establishing budget needs and communications priorities.
    • In conjunction with senior staff, develops and implements public outreach and media relations strategies to advance the Hispanic Family Center’s mission and messaging and enhance the agency’s visibility, image and influence.
    • Manages media relations, including outreach, creating advisories and releases, fielding calls, writing and placing letters to the editor and op-ed pieces, coordinating interviews, maintaining clips, preparing spokespeople and managing press events.
    • At the direction of the Executive Director, represents the Hispanic Family Center at appropriate public events and develops speaking points for the organization and serves as media liaison.
    • Serves as executive editor for agency materials including letters, newsletters, brochures, talking points and campaign materials.
    • Maintains website and manages social media messages. Serves as the lead staff member in working with the communications and fundraising committee of the board.   

    Qualifications:

    This position is for a mid-senior level administrator who has a minimum of three years of grant writing and/or operations experience that includes grant writing.

    • A Masters in public administration, social service or management fields
    • A minimum of three years in an administrative position
    • Willingness to work “off"  or extended hours for agency functions, unforeseen circumstances, and/or special assignments Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    •  Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred but not required
    • Excellent computer skills including but not limited to: Adobe Design products, donor management software, Wordpress, MS Office products, Constant Contact
    • Demonstrated involvement in community organizations/advocacy

    To Apply: Send letter of interest, salary requirements, and resume to: ecandelario@hispanicfamilycenter.com.

     


     

    New Jersey Citizen Action: Director of Financial Coaching

    Posted: March 15, 2016
    Location: Jersey City, NJ and Newark, NJ

    Summary: New Jersey Citizen Action, a non-profit organization founded in 1982, takes a comprehensive approach to assist families with making financial decisions that have positive economic impact, not only on the individual, but the general community. NJCA seeks to increase economic opportunities for low and moderate income (LMI) people through financial education, homeownership preparation and loan counseling programs. We seek to expand our financial empowerment offerings through the development of a new financial coaching program.  Our program will provide one-on-one coaching to assist participants with goal setting, budgeting, credit building/rebuilding, debt repayment, savings, utilization for quality financial services, and asset development.  Under the direction of the Director of Empowerment Programs and Finance, the Financial Coach Director will develop, coordinate, manage and oversee all aspects of the Financial Coaching program. 

    This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary commensurate with experience.

    Responsibilities:

    • Supervision: Hire, train and supervise staff that will assist with coaching and administrative duties.
    • Partnerships: Identify, cultivate, and maintain relationships with key community partners.
    • Grant Reporting: Manage contracts/grants and report to funders as required.
    • Materials: Develop marketing and outreach materials.
    • Financial coaching: Provide one-on-one coaching, as needed.
    • Data collection and evaluation: Collect and analyze all required data.
    • Resource development: Identify and refer participants to other resources and services needed to achieve their financial goals.

    Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.

     The applicant should have a background in financial coaching, banking, asset development and/or a related field. The applicant should have experience working with low-income families in one or more of the following areas: financial goal setting; budgeting; credit building/rebuilding and debt repayment; utilization of quality financial services; and asset development.

    Skills Needed:

    • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
    • Minimum of 4 years supervisory experience
    • Project management experience a must
    • Demonstrate organizational skills, with the ability to handle multi-tasking
    • Demonstrates ability to interact effectively and confidently with individuals at all social and economic levels that utilize or support NJCA services
    • Ability to work independently and as a productive team member
    • Dedicated individual to engage/motivate/encourage clients and help them resolve financial challenges and accomplish goals
    • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish is a plus

    To Apply: E-mail a resume and letter of interest to Theresa Dempewolf, Director of Empowerment and Finance at theresa@njcitizenaction.org





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