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Organization Position
The Community YMCA Director of Development
HomeFront Director of Development
New Jersey Conservation Foundation Campaign Project Assistant
ACCSES New Jersey Chief Executive Officer
Newark Alliance Director of Finance
Foster and Adoptive Family Services Chief Executive Officer
New Jersey Conservation Foundation Corporate and Foundation Relations Coordinator
CASA for Children of Mercer and Burlington Counties Director of Development
Hunterdon County YMCA Director of Mission Advancement
Foster and Adoptive Family Services Digital Media Coordinator
Passaic County CASA Office/Finance Coordinator
Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey Office Coordinator
JESPY House Development Director
New Jersey Community Development Corporation Assistant Manager
Ramapo Bergen Animal Refuge, Inc. Executive Director
Make-A-Wish New Jersey Director of Wish Granting
Foster and Adoptive Family Services Family Advocate
UIH Family Partners Client Services Specialist
TRANSCOM Senior Compliance & Reporting Analyst
Programs for Parents, Inc. Project Specialist- Part-Time
Programs for Parents, Inc. NJ First Steps Infant/Toddler Coordinator
Diabetes Foundation, Inc. Development Manager - Part-Time
St. Joseph's School for the Blind Community and Donor Relations Coordinator
New Jersey Community Development Corporation Case Manager
New Jersey Community Development Corporation Wellness and Recovery Coordinator
New Jersey Community Development Corporation Program Director

 



The Community YMCA: Director of Development
 

Posted: September 21, 2016
Location: Shrewsbury, NJ

Summary: Reporting to the SVP Marketing & Development, The Community YMCA seeks an inspirational fundraising Director of Development with an entrepreneurial spirit who will serve as the lead fundraising strategist and primary executor of initiatives, taking this vital nonprofit to a new level of success in fundraising. The Director of Development is responsible for planning, implementing, articulating and evaluating a comprehensive fundraising strategy which includes annual campaign, special events, endowment and capital campaigns. The primary driving force for fundraising is to support the YCares scholarship fund.  Due to its charitable mission, the Y’s long-term goal is to achieve 15% of annual revenue as philanthropic revenue.  The successful candidate will be a personable, goal-oriented leader with demonstrated and proven abilities in generating diverse, contributed income revenue streams. Preference will be given to those who have a background in working for a non-profit organization and possess a working knowledge of the philanthropic community within Monmouth County, NJ. The Director of Development will bring a desire and energy to break into new grounds to exceed fundraising goals, coupled with a gift to identify and develop opportunities for donors to engage with the Y.                  

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Nonprofit Management or related field; Advanced degree and/or CFRE credential preferred.  Experience: A minimum of 7 years of successful development and a minimum of 3 years executive-level management experience in all aspects of fundraising, including major gifts, grant writing, online giving, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns.   Career track record that shows stability with an organization, with preferred tenures of 3-5 years in recent positions.

To Apply: Please send resume to APlaza@cymca.org





HomeFront: Director of Development
 

Posted: September 21, 2016
Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

Summary: HomeFront seeks a creative, seasoned development professional who, working closely with the CEO, will serve as the primary leader responsible for donor relations and fund raising. The Director of Development reports directly to the CEO.

HomeFront is a community based non-profit organization that works to break the cycle of poverty and end homelessness through comprehensive and holistic direct services to homeless families. HomeFront provides case management for clients seeking housing, offers an on-site food pantry, maintains transitional and permanent housing facilities, runs programs for homeless children and just created the first comprehensive Family Campus in the area, integrating services from HomeFront and many service providers.

Responsibilities: Essential job functions include fundraising and management responsibilities such as working closely with the Board of Directors, CEO, and Development team to identify prospects and increase donations. A more detailed list of responsibilities is included in the complete job description.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or higher in related field
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in overseeing corporate fundraising and marketing efforts for a major non-profit organization
  • Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience
  • Proven history of successful fundraising campaigns
  • Commitment to Social Justice
  • Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and Microsoft Office Suite

See the complete job description for additional details.

To Apply: Send cover letter along with your resume to homefrontrecruiting@homefrontnj.org with “Development Director” in the subject line.




 

New Jersey Conservation Foundation: Campaign Project Assistant 
 

Posted: September 20, 2016
Location: Far Hills, NJ

Summary:  The New Jersey Conservation Foundation, a premiere nonprofit environmental conservation group seeks a Project Assistant to work closely with the Campaign Director, the Executive Director and the Policy Director to provide administrative support for a statewide campaign.   The position offers an exceptional opportunity for an administrative professional with a deep commitment to land conservation and the environment.   The ideal candidate would thrive in a team environment focusing on getting things done and supporting the work of others.    Education and experience include a bachelor’s degree with three plus years’ work experience in the administrative area. Experience with database and membership administration and grant and consultant agreements a plus.  Qualifications include computer proficiency with Word, Excel, Power Point and common software packages, strong interpersonal and organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task and work well as a team member. 

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

To Apply: Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume along with salary requirements to maria@njconservation.org or fax to (908) 234-1189.

 

 


 

ACCSES New Jersey: Chief Executive Officer
 

Posted: September 14, 2016
Location: Trenton, NJ

SummaryACCSES New Jersey is the state's leading advocate for the cause of training and employment for people with disabilities and others who have difficulty entering the workforce, such as Work First participants, School-to-Career enrollees, Prisoner Reentry and people looking for their first job.  Formerly known as the New Jersey Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, we have been providing members and affiliates with the resources they need to be successful in maximizing employment and independent living for New Jersey citizens for almost 50 years. We have a strong experienced staff of 18 as well as several consultants.  ACCSES NJ has been able to significantly benefit member CRPs and those they serve by affecting legislation, Executive Orders, regulations, and appropriations, contributing well over $60 million annually in additional member revenue.

ACCSES New Jersey seeks a seasoned rehabilitation executive to assume the duties of the retiring President/CEO.  Well positioned and financially sound, the association offers a great opportunity for the right person.  Highly competitive salary and benefits.

The successful candidate must have demonstrated leadership ability, integrity, superior fiscal, administrative and communication skills. Qualifications should include at a minimum a Bachelor's Degree with a Master’s Degree preferred and at least ten years of progressive management experience in a related field. 

To Apply: Submit a letter of application with resume, salary requirements, and references to Executive Search Committee at CEOsearchACCSES@gmail.com by October 21, 2016.

 

 


 

Newark Alliance: Director of Finance
 

Posted: September 14, 2016
Location: Newark, NJ

Summary:  Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Finance will facilitate the seamless execution of Newark Alliance’s work by overseeing the organization’s entire financial infrastructure. This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced nonprofit finance professional to provide strategic oversight and planning for a high impact organization that continues to enhance its quality programming and build capacity.

View the complete job description for additional details.

To Apply: Please submit all resumes and cover letters to newark_alliance_finance_director_search@supportcenteronline.org.  The application deadline is September 30, 2016 although applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with interviews scheduled with qualified candidates beginning the week of September 26. The target start date is October 17, 2016.

 

 


 

Foster and Adoptive Family Services: Chief Executive Officer
 

Posted: September 14, 2016
Location: Monmouth Junction, NJ
Salary Range: Mid $90,000s to low $100,000s based on level of experience
Submission Deadline Date: No later than October 14, 2016

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 national, federal, state or regional non-profit, developing and implementing strategies that have led to growth in nonprofit, as well as experience writing and managing contracts and developing budgets. Essential duties include Leadership, 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 3 years’ experience is required with an accredited degree related to Non Profit Management, Public Administration or job description requirements.

Expected start date will be December 2016. To view the complete job description and for instructions on how to apply go to www.fafsonline.org/career/.

 

 


 

New Jersey Conservation Foundation: Corporate and Foundation Relations Coordinator 
 

Posted: September 13, 2016
Location: Far Hills, NJ

Summary:  The New Jersey Conservation Foundation, a premiere nonprofit environmental conservation group seeks a Corporate and Foundation Relations Coordinator to work closely with the Director of Development, the Executive Director and program staff to research foundation and corporate prospects and produce team-based fundraising proposals and reports for foundations and other organizations.

The position offers an exceptional opportunity for a fundraising and development professional with a deep commitment to land conservation. The ideal candidate would thrive in a team environment focusing on getting things done and supporting the work of others.

Education and experience requirements include bachelor’s degree with three to five years’ work experience in researching, creating, developing and writing fundraising proposals for foundations and corporations. Experience with fundraising events a plus.  Qualifications include demonstrable and exceptional writing skills, proofreading, organizational and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task and work well as a team member.  Position may be part-time or fulltime dependent upon qualified candidate.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. 

To Apply: Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume along with salary requirements to maria@njconservation.org or fax to (908) 234-1189.

 

 


 

CASA for Children of Mercer and Burlington Counties: Director of Development 
 

Posted: September 13, 2016
Location: Ewing, NJ

Summary:  The Director of Development is the staff person with primary responsibility for establishing, implementing and managing a comprehensive fund raising program to advance the mission and work of CASA for Children of Mercer and Burlington Counties.  Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with the Development Committee of the Board, The Director of Development advances and secures the fund raising objectives established and approved by the Board of Trustees.  The Director of Development nurtures and supports relationships with corporations, foundations, advocates and staff, and friends of CASA, all of which will benefit, enhance and extend CASA for Children of Mercer and Burlington Counties mission, program and facilities.

The Director of Development is the staff person overseeing Events, Public Relations, Branding and Media Output.  All materials, including letters, annual appeals, newsletters, brochures, fliers, and social media  are either developed or approved through this position passed through the Executive Director for final approval. It is the responsibility of this position to maintain high quality of presentation, writing skills and accuracy.  The image, consistency and branding of the organization is also a responsibility of this position.

Accountabilities:

This is an abbreviated list.  For full list, and before applying, please visit www.casamb.org/contact-us/career-opportunities.aspx

  • Research, identify, cultivate and solicit foundations and corporations for funding support; establish and cultivate relationships through personal contact, the development of need/case statements and stewardship reports.  Initiate, maintain and update foundation and corporate files. Keep up to date information on contributors and provide accurate reports of contributions.
  • Identify, cultivate and solicit major individual gift prospects for annual, capital campaign, bequest, and charitable remainder trusts.  Develop and implement a planned giving program and manage all related procedures. Develop case statements, special appeals and solicitation materials; write and edit texts of brochures, pamphlets and reports.
  • Plan, develop and implement all aspects of the organization’s annual events in conjunction with the Executive Director, the Development Committee, and Event Committees.
  • Draft, and review annual budgets, strategic plans and procedures for submission to the Executive Director and Board committees.  Manage the Development, Events and Public relations budgets.
  • Define and determine the use of social media for the best advantage to CASA for Children of Mercer and Burlington Counties, including facebook, Twitter, YouTube Linked In, and Hootsuite and all social media messaging for fund-raising, marketing, education and contact to maintain the highest standards of communication and adhere to organization policies and standards.  

Responsibilities:

  • Excellent communication skills including written, interpersonal and public speaking.
  • Participate in all appropriate staff development and planning sessions. Develop individual professional development and continuing education plan.
  • Present a positive image of CASA through formal and informal contacts with all of the Center’s constituencies.
  • Assist in public relations and outreach to the community.
  • Other duties as assigned and as appropriate to the organizations mission.  

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree required. A minimum of 5 years of Management/Director responsibilities in fund-raising, event planning and public relations. A minimum of 5 years working with Principal/Major donors and capital campaigns. In depth knowledge & understanding of digital marketing.
  • Successful and varied development experiences in a variety of markets. Management of special events. Proficient with computer database and donor record keeping. In depth experience in managing and utilizing all social media platforms including, Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, YouTube, Hootsuite.

Review the complete job description for additional details.

To Apply: Please review the complete job description and email cover letter and resume to jobs@casamercer.org.

 

 


 

Hunterdon County YMCA: Director of Mission Advancement 
 

Posted: September 13, 2016
Location: Annandale, NJ

Summary:  The Hunterdon County YMCA is seeking a Director of Mission Advancement who will provide leadership for our overall volunteer recruiting efforts and assist the association in achieving our advancement goals.  Responsible for the entire Volunteer Program including coordination of our member-led Togetherhood program.  Oversees all aspects of our Annual Fundraising Campaign, including the Team Section, Chairman’s Round Table, Board Giving, Staff Giving, and Spirit Committee. Will also function as a member of the senior management team.

Qualification requirements are a baccalaureate degree from an accredited 4-year college or university, preferably in a related field; a minimum of 3 years experience in volunteer management; a minimum of 5 years experience in public relations, special events and fundraising.  Demonstrated ability to establish and cultivate positive relationships with all internal and external constituency groups, including donors, volunteers, staff, members and the media. This position is heavily weighted on human relations skills. A complete job description can be found at www.hcymca.org/employment-opportunities-1.

The Hunterdon County YMCA is a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the community. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, EOE/M/F.

To Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter to Lu Ann Aversa at laversa@hcymca.org. Submission deadline is September 30, 2016.

 


 

Foster and Adoptive Family Services: Digital Media Coordinator
 

Posted: September 2, 2016
Location: Monmouth Junction, NJ

Summary:  Are you an innovative person who enjoys visual storytelling that makes a difference? Are you someone who can take a lead on a project while also remaining a team player? Do you thrive working with a small team of highly creative co-workers? If so, this position with our nonprofit organization may be perfect for you. Foster and Adoptive Family Services (FAFS), the voice of foster, adoptive and kinship families since 1974, is looking for a Digital Media Coordinator for our Communication and Development Department. In this role, you will have the opportunity to film and edit videos that raise awareness and bring help to those in need. In addition, you’ll have the chance to showcase your digital writing abilities through our blog and newsletter. FAFS offers an extensive benefits package including PTO, paid holidays, health insurance and more.

The individual who holds this position must be a detail-oriented, effective communicator who possesses excellent video filming and editing skills, as well as superior writing ability. She/he must have a positive outlook, take direction well and be able to provide high quality performance under pressure. This person should be highly motivated, creative and able to work on several projects simultaneously.  The individual must be willing to immerse her/himself in the culture of the organization in order to communicate effectively with resource parents and donors. This employee will be responsible for producing videos intended to provide information to the resource parent community of New Jersey and generate donations from the public. She/he will also post regularly to FAFS’ blogs and social media sites, as well as perform some back end maintenance tasks. In addition to these posts, this employee will also write and distribute digital press releases as directed, as well as create and distribute email newsletters.

The employee will ensure that all his/her communications adhere to the Communications & Development Editorial Mission Statement developed by the Director of Communication and Development and the Communication and Development Team. The employee will be responsible for filming at agency events under the leadership of the Digital Media Manager. Some evenings and weekends are required.

Qualifications:

  • Video filming & Video editing experience, e.g. Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro
  • Video post-production experience, e.g. Adobe AfterEffects
  • Bachelor’s degree and proven experience in online writing, e.g. articles, press releases, blogs, website content
  • Basic knowledge of social media marketing and content marketing
  • Highly organized and detailed-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work independently or in groups, with minimal supervision
  • Has a proven ability to work with and meet tight deadlines
  • Has the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Basic knowledge of Content Management Systems, e.g., WordPress
  • Basic knowledge of email software, e.g., Constant Contact
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (specifically, Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Proficient in photo editing software, e.g., Photoshop
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

The above listed job duties are a brief description for this position. Please view the complete job description at www.fafsonline.org/career.

To Apply: To assure consideration, submit cover letter and resume by September 16th, to Lloyd Nelson, Digital Media Manager at lnelson@fafsonline.org.  Any resumes received after September 16th will only be reviewed if additional candidates are needed for consideration.  To help us evaluate your qualifications, please address each of the following questions in your cover letter.

  1.  Describe your experience in creating and editing video and explain what kind of video editing and post-production programs have you used in the process.
  2. What is your knowledge and understanding of Content Management Systems?
  3. What social media networks are you proficient in?
  4. Briefly describe your experience with online writing.

 


 

Passaic County CASA: Office/Finance Coordinator
 

Posted: September 1, 2016
Location: Wayne, NJ

SummaryPassaic 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. 

Passaic County CASA is seeking Part or Full time Office/Finance Coordinator with outstanding organizational, data management and interpersonal skills for small nonprofit office as an assistant to the Executive Director.

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Office/Finance Coordinator 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.

The Office/Finance Coordinator 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 Coordinator 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

Qualifications:

At least three years of work experience in finance and grants management. A combination of education and related work experience is acceptable. A bachelors degree strongly preferred.

  • QuickBooks General Ledger Experience required.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word, knowledge of all Microsoft programs.
  • Meticulous with data entry and database management
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong team player. Desire and ability to interact with individuals in a fast paced multicultural environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills with impeccable follow-up and attention to detail.
  • Resourceful, ability to research information and proactively problem solve.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously, to work independently, anticipating deliverables and deadlines.
  • Independent judgment.
  • Highly professional, ability to handle and be trusted with confidential information.
  • Schedule flexibility per the organization's special events and fund raising schedule.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Ability to explain and be an ambassador for the organization’s history, values, mission and current funding initiatives.
  • Ability to pass various background checks.
  • Ability to lift and move various office supplies and documents and work in various physical environments including outdoors (for special events)

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.

Salary and Benefits Starting salary range is $36-$42,000 FTE, based on experience. Generous paid holidays, sick and vacation time, retirement benefits available.

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
  • State if seeking full or part time position
  • 3 professional references (no contact will be made without your prior knowledge)

Please review all posted job requirements prior to submitting your resume to ensure this position is a good fit for your qualifications.

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.

 


 

Housing and Community Development Network of Jersey: Office Coordinator 

Posted: August 25, 2016
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: The Housing & Community Development Network of New Jersey is the statewide association of more than 250 nonprofit housing and community development organizations, individuals and other organizations working to promote affordable homes, economic opportunity, neighborhood revitalization and social justice in New Jersey. Our staff works to ensure that CDCs and community residents have the tools that they need, including knowledge, support and resources, to rejuvenate their neighborhoods, build strong organizations, and improve their lives. The Network works with our members to enhance their ability to create affordable homes and revitalize their communities through technical assistance training, capacity building, resource development, and public policy advocacy.

Under the supervision of the Vice President & COO, the Office Coordinator will provide professional level administrative support to the Vice President/COO in administration of the office management and duties The Office Coordinator is a senior level administrative position, responsible for organizing and carrying out support to the senior management team, field staff and others as needed.  This position interfaces with a variety of organizational personnel, funders and other individuals, and must operate independently in a highly organized manner. Flexibility and adaptability is essential as projects and priorities can change. Work volume can vary and a willingness to see the job through is critical. Extra support during preparation for key events is important. This position requires a results-oriented person with excellent communication and organizational skills, ability to adapt to change, strong team spirit, a commitment to social justice and community development, and a positive and productive attitude.

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibility for the physical maintenance and well-being of the office, including:

  • Maintaining building systems including phones, computers, equipment, and security system; be the main point of contact for these services.
  • Coordinating office and property maintenance including minor repairs, cleaning service, and property management; be the main point of contact for these services.
  • Providing leadership in the office environment to other staff, helping to problem solve and providing support to other administrative and field staff, as needed.

Support responsibility for administrative services, including:

  • Supporting Board members, management and other staff in office, organizational and membership activities opportunities.
  • Maintaining membership, Sandy outreach and other data and web-based information.
  • Serving as the primary contact for vendor relationships associated with office functions and activities, including MemberClicks and Constant Contact.
  • Assisting with event planning and implementation, including the Annual Conference and Membership Meeting, in coordination with CEO & COO, supporting participant recruitment and registration, sponsorships and vendor arrangements and on-site logistics; develop and coordinate materials for conference, support workshop needs, support operations on the day of the event.
  • Providing critical logistical leadership and operational support for other major Network member-based events, including Legislative Day; represent the Network at member events as needed.
  • Developing and producing materials for Network activities and events as needed.
  • Attending staff meetings and take minutes, circulating to all staff.
  • Working with other staff to accomplish multifaceted projects that service our membership and address the goals of our sector, in collaboration with senior managers and other staff.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent computer skills and ability to learn new software quickly and effectively.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to understand and communicate the Network’s mission.
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills.
  • High sense of urgency to accomplish projects and goals and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to listen and process information accurately.
  • Timely communication of results and/or status of projects.
  • Comfortable with and effective in dealing with outside guests, vendors and suppliers.
  • Ability to identify and analyze issues/problems along with formulating solutions. Must be self-confident and have the ability to respond appropriately and accurately to situations.
  • Ability to be a true team player to develop and accomplish departmental and organizational goals.
  • Commitment to social justice and community development issues.
  • Bi-lingual capabilities, especially Spanish, is a plus.

Applicants must have a valid United States driver’s license, current insurance and a car available for work use.   The Network offers a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as flexible and friendly work environment.  The Housing and Community Development Network of NJ is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  People of color and women are encouraged to apply.

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.

 


 

JESPY House: Development Director

Posted: August 25, 2016
Location: South Orange, NJ

Summary: JESPY House is a nonprofit organization that strives to enable adults with learning and developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential and lead independent lives. JESPY was founded in 1978 and opened its first residence with just four clients.  Today JESPY House serves approximately 175 clients living in its original residence as well as in shared housing and independent apartments in the community. JESPY House is a short 10-15minute walk from the NJ Transit South Orange train station.

 JESPY House is seeking a dynamic, roll-up your shirtsleeves Development Director with an affinity for networking and a collaborative and proactive approach to fundraising. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Director is an integral member of the senior leadership team and is responsible for directing and implementing JESPY House’s short and long term resource development planning.

Responsibilities:

Strategic Partnerships

  • Identify and explore strategic partnerships with key organizations that will benefit JESPY House in enhancing its mission, reach and impact.
  • Establish, and maintain relationships with existing foundation partners.
  • Represent the organization externally, as necessary. 

Resource Development

  • Identify and explore new and innovative public and private funding strategies and possible earned income approaches.
  • Prepare high quality and timely foundation grant proposals, solicitations, and acknowledgements.
  • Manage the individual and corporate prospect portfolio:
    • Prepare, oversee implementation and actively participate in cultivation and solicitation strategies by relevant staff and board.
    • Prepare briefings for Executive Director/Board meetings including prospect lists and/or outreach into new communities.
    • Staff the Board Resource Development Committee and work closely with the Executive Director to support Board members in reaching out to their corporate and personal contacts.
  • Work with the Executive Director on the organization’s annual budgeting process, including forecasting, tracking, and reporting.
  • Collaborate with JESPY House program staff to develop effective projects and new partnerships that will be attractive to funders.

Grant Writing/Grant Administration

  • Oversee grant administration including tracking grant financials and preparation of narratives and accurate financial reports.
  • Develop briefings on the progress of JESPY’s programmatic initiatives for institutional funder updates and ongoing fundraising communications/mailings.
  • Collaborate with JESPY House program staff to ensure that goals and evaluation requirements are met.
  • Serve as point of contact for funders, addressing questions on proposals and reports, keeping them informed of grant progress, and communicating organizational updates and special projects that may be of interest to them.

Qualifications:

Education and Work Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree with 10 years’ experience or Master’s Degree with 5 years’ experience in fundraising/development, or a comparable combination of education and experience. Nonprofit Management Degree or MBA a plus.

Prior experience should include substantial responsibility for and demonstrated knowledge of:

  • Formulating and implementing a comprehensive, multi-faceted development strategy. (Examples will be sought).
  • Strategic planning and thinking at an executive, organization-wide level.
  • Grant writing or other persuasive writing.
  • Financial management of development initiatives, including budgeting, financial forecasting, and reporting.
  • Reporting to and working collaboratively with senior executives and an engaged Board of Trustees.

Specialized Knowledge

  • Developing, tracking and reporting development activities using a Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) system; experience with implementation of a CRM system a plus.
  • Philanthropic/nonprofit sector experience a plus.
  • Experience and/or interest in people with learning or developmental disabilities.
  • Experience in effective grant writing.
  • Strong competency in Microsoft Office Applications, social media, and donor-based software.  

Skills/Abilities

  • An innovative, energetic, collaborative, supportive, and proactive approach.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills; very strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability and initiative to work independently with minimal supervision, to prioritize and resolve problems, to pay close attention to detail, and to carry tasks to completion.
  • Project planning including the ability to coordinate the work of others and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of people.
  • Exceptional ability to galvanize/influence individuals and groups toward a common goal.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume via email to dtobing@jespy.org with subject heading Development Director Application by Wednesday, September 14th.  Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. No telephone inquiries, please.

 

 


 

New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Assistant Manager 

Posted: August 25, 2016
Location: Oakland, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Community Development Corporation is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing 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.

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.

 

 


 

Ramapo Bergen Animal Refuge: Executive Director 

Posted: August 25, 2016
Location: Oakland, NJ

Summary: The Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge seeks an experienced Executive Director 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.

The desired candidate will need to be an animal lover who shares a passion for animals and has the ability to work in what can be an emotionally taxing field.  As such, a positive attitude and sense of humor are essential.  This is a unique opportunity for a seasoned and compassionate leader and fund development professional to help RBARI deepen and expand collaborative partnerships with the animal welfare community, donors and funders, as well as our stakeholder volunteers and adopters of the animals in our care.

The Executive Director (E.D.) is accountable to the Board of Trustees and needs the capacity to think strategically, convert that thinking into action, and communicate in a way that secures the enthusiastic support for our mission from an array of stakeholders.

With responsibility for leading and managing agency fundraising efforts, daily operations, and programs, the E.D. will need to demonstrate a proven capacity to identify, develop and pursue new funding opportunities; act as the principal steward of the organization’s resources; and cultivate a high-performing team of staff and volunteers. She or he will oversee an annual operating budget of $1.2 million and serve as the voice of the organization. 

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

 

 


 

Make-A-Wish New Jersey: Director of Wish Granting 

Posted: August 25, 2016
Location: Monroe Township, NJ

Summary: Reporting to the Vice President of Mission Delivery, the Director of Wish Granting plays an integral role in fulfilling the mission of Make-A-Wish® New Jersey, based in Monroe Township, NJ. The Director of Wish Granting is responsible for the program oversight of the wish granting process, while supporting team members to reach our monthly and annual goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervises, develops and supports the Mission Delivery team in a cohesive manner by focusing on the goals of MAWNJ.
  • Consistently implements national and chapter wish granting policies, guidelines, standards, and procedures to ensure consistent program quality, while staying abreast of any policy changes or new resources.
  • In collaboration with VP of Mission Delivery, assist with advancing and managing the wish pipeline in accordance with the targeted number of wishes for the pre-determined monthly wish flow, keeping within perspective budgets and identified timelines.
  • Supervises, trains, and assists with performance reviews of wish granting staff.
  • Identify and promote best practices through collaboration with peer chapters.
  • Oversees, reports, and proposes strategies to maximize all mileage programs and all program-related opportunities provided through Make-A-Wish America.
  • Make certain that all wishes are assigned, implemented and evaluated in a systematic and cost-efficient manner.
  • Prepares and submits the weekly wish granting/rush report to CEO.
  • Oversee the wish family packet intake process.
  • In collaboration with the Vice President of Mission Delivery, reviews new wish packets and concept approves child’s wish request, participants, and any additional requests made by child and/or family; bringing any unique or high cost wish requests to the President & CEO’s attention for review/approval.
  • Oversee wish confirmation process to families and volunteers.
  • Coordinates the cultivation and solicitation process of an aggressive in-kind donation program by seeking renewable and regional in-kind resources.
  • Oversees monthly review and reconciliation of granted files in preparation for closure.
  • Manages in-kind processing in collaboration with the Donor Records Coordinator.
  • Participates in volunteer continuing education training sessions to support Volunteer Programs.
  • Functions and/or assigns responsibility to be primary contact for chapter’s 24-hour emergency system for families.
  • Works with Development Coordinator to oversee distribution of wish family surveys and feedback requests. Works with interns to capture wish family feedback from returned surveys.
  • Provides staff support to the Program Services Committee, providing wish statistics, etc.
  • Represents Make-A-Wish® New Jersey at annual events; works as a liaison and support figure for wish families who are in attendance.
  • During summer months, manage, plan and execute small caseload of wishes, as needed.
  • Coordinates, manages special projects and other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS and/or advanced degree in Social Services, Non-Profit Management or related field.
  • Minimum 7+ years of related program management experience.
  • Experience in program development, with 5+ years managing staff.
  • Ability to manage, prioritize multiple tasks and initiatives.
  • Goal driven and results oriented.
  • Extremely organized, works well under pressure, demonstrates attention to detail, able to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to motivate and support a diverse constituency in the community, and in a team-supported atmosphere.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong customer service skills. Advanced experience with Microsoft Office and databases (Raiser’s Edge/Salesforce preferred).
  • Commitment to and a passion for the work of the Make-A-Wish® organization.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

To Apply: All applicants should review the Make-A-Wish NJ website, nj.wish.org, to familiarize themselves with the program. Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to msalkin@amsolutions.net. Be sure to put “Make-A-Wish” in the subject line of your e-mail in order to ensure receipt.

 


 

Foster and Adoptive Family Services: Family Advocate 

Posted: August 25, 2016
Location: Monmouth Junction, NJ

Summary: Foster and Adoptive Family Services (FAFS), the voice of foster, adoptive and kinship families since 1974, is looking for a Family Advocate.  Through collaborative work with foster, adoptive and kinship parents and the New Jersey Division of Child Protection & Permanency (DCP&P), Family Advocates help to improve the lives of New Jersey’s children in foster care by connecting families with resources, explaining DCP&P policies and practices, and mediating concerns between the Division and resource families.  FAFS offers an extensive benefits package including PTO, paid holidays, health insurance and more.  The hourly rate of pay is between $21.00 - $23.00.  Join our diverse team of talented and dedicated people in making a difference today!

The Family Advocate is primarily responsible for providing support and advocacy services for prospective and licensed resource families. This individual is responsible for researching and applying knowledge of the Division of Child Protection & Permanency (DCP&P) standards, policies and procedures to mediate and help resolve issues between resource families and the Division. This may include explaining information to resource families, arranging and attending meetings with DCP&P staff and preparing correspondence.  This individual is expected to conduct outreach to develop and enhance connections with resource families and promote FAFS services.  Spanish speaking candidates a plus.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and some experience preferred
  • Highly organized and detailed-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Be able to primarily work independently or in groups if need be with minimal supervision
  • Has a proven ability to work with and meet tight deadlines
  • Has the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to research information, programs and services
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation
  • Must be able to work some evenings and weekends
  • Must be able attend occasional meetings/events throughout New Jersey
  • Ability to build and maintain rapport with families, DCP&P staff and other service providers

The above listed job duties are a brief description for this position. Please view the complete job description at www.fafsonline.org/career/.

To Apply: To assure consideration, submit cover letter (including answers the below questions) and resume by September 7th to Corissa Kazar, Support Services Manager at ckazar@fafsonline.org. Any resumes received after September 7th will only be reviewed if additional candidates are needed for consideration. To help us evaluate your qualifications, please address each of the following questions in your cover letter:

  1.  Describe your professional experience mediating and resolving issues on behalf of a client or program participant.
  2.  What is your knowledge and understanding of NJ Division of Child Protection & Permanency (DCP&P)?
  3. Briefly describe your experience conducting presentations.
  4. Are you proficient in Microsoft Office?
  5. This position requires occasional travel throughout New Jersey to attend meetings, events and resource fairs on behalf of FAFS. Is this a requirement that you can meet?
  6. This position requires occasional evening and weekend hours. Is this a requirement that you can meet?

 

 

 


 

UIH Family Partners: Client Services Specialist

Posted: August 25, 2016
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: UIH Family Partners seeks a full-time Client Services Specialist, offering case management/life skills, job training, and information and referrals to at-risk Trenton clients, who have previously engaged in criminal activity. The successful candidate will have knowledge of issues involving disadvantaged populations in urban environments, be resourceful with an understanding of Mercer County social service system, and be skillful in providing coaching, training, and motivational sessions. Partnering with a university evaluator and local outreach workers is also part of this role. We seek a candidate who is detail-oriented with good oral and written skills, a team player, computer literate, and able to meet deadlines.   Evening and weekend work will be necessary as well as possession of a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle with ability to travel to various locations.

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited social work or psychology program with 2-3 years’ experience in social services is minimally required; ability to speak Spanish is a plus; salary range is $35k-$40k; medical and dental benefits are offered.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to cpatterson@uih.org.



 

TRANSCOM: Senior Compliance & Reporting Analyst

Posted: August 23, 2016
Location: Jersey City, NJ

Summary: TRANSCOM is a coalition of the 16 major traffic, transit, and public safety agencies in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut metropolitan region. TRANSCOM provides a coordinated, regional response to major incidents; coordinates construction projects among its member agencies; and implements intelligent transportation systems on a coordinated, regional basis.

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Senior Compliance & Reporting Analyst is responsible for administrative and contractual support for compliance for audits; ensuring that contracts are properly executed, organized and available; and that there is proactive record keeping for member agency and staff compliance with mandated administrative procedure. This position provides support to the production and organization of contracts and agreements, including operations and maintenance agreements and non-disclosure agreements; the organization and production of the Annual Federal Work Program; and modifications to the organization's By-Laws.

Writing responsibilities include TRANSCOM's strategic plan and business plans, with annual updates; the TRANSCOM annual and monthly reports, which include the compilation of data for performance measures; record keeping for major meetings; preparing Requests for Information and Proposals (assisting in the evaluation of responses); preparing materials for external communication, including the content of TRANSCOM's website; and providing outreach and support, including media relations for TRANSCOM programs and projects.

Qualifications: A Bachelors degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Business Administration or planning is required. A minimum of one ore more years of experience in these or related fields is desirable.

To Apply: Interested parties should email a resume and salary history to Mary Buratti at buratti@xcm.org.

 


 

Programs for Parents: Project Specialist - Part Time

Posted: August 19, 2016
Location: Montclair, NJ

Summary: Programs for Parents, Inc. (PfP) is a not-for-profit organization which works to ensure that children get the best possible start in life. We accomplish this by promoting quality child care services within our community. Specialist will be responsible for providing support to and working closely with the Director of Education and Innovative Programs to coordinate, implement and evaluate various projects for child care providers in Essex County. This part-time, grant funded position may evolve into a full-time position with expanded responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate program recruitment and outreach efforts
  • Develop outreach marketing materials
  • Coordinate trainings, conference workshops and seminars
  • Conduct trainings and maintain open communications with clients
  • Capture, input and analyze data that will enhance the expansion of services
  • Attend and participate in all project-related community activities, professional development programs, as well as inter-departmental meetings
  • Submits program reports to government and private funders
  • Works closely with Director and other departments to facilitate and ensure internal, external communications and knowledge sharing takes place

Qualifications:

  • B.A. degree in Early Childhood Education or related field such as social work or nutrition
  • Must have training experience
  • Must be able to work with diverse populations
  • Bilingual Spanish a plus
  • Knowledge of nutritional planning a plus
  • Knowledge and Abilities (Competencies) Ability to effectively communicate with diverse clients and stakeholders
  • Experience conducting training, preferably related to early childhood education or development a plus
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license and reliable vehicle
  • Strong mathematical skills and excellent computer proficiency in Microsoft Office as well as other database systems
  • Able to comfortably use social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Must have excellent written and oral skills
  • Must be able to travel locally and state-wide
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and deal with confidential matters
  • Must have a professional demeanor and behavior
  • Ability to read, comprehend and interpret documents
  • Must be flexible with all assignments given
  • (See more requirements on Programs for Parents' website)

To Apply: See job overview and apply online.

 


 

Programs for Parents: NJ First Steps Infant/Toddler Coordinator

Posted: August 19, 2016
Location: Newark, NJ

Summary: Programs for Parents, Inc. (PfP) is a not-for-profit organization which works to ensure that children get the best possible start in life. We accomplish this by promoting quality child care services within our community. The selected candidate will oversee the NJ First Steps (NJFS) Infant/Toddler Initiative for the northern NJ region. He/she will ensure services are available within all the seven counties through collaborative agreements with partnering child care resource and referral agencies. The services provided will include training, onsite technical assistance, consultation and assessments for programs and other specific requirements of the grant.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and approve professional development trainings designed to improve the quality of Infant/Toddler programs in the northern region
  • Provide onsite consultation and technical assistance to administrative and program staff working in Infant/Toddler programs
  • Implement effective outreach methods to reach and serve the needs of Infant/Toddler programs
  • Promote public awareness of Infant/Toddler services through presentations at conferences, workshops, public service announcements, print material and presentations to various organizations and agencies
  • Collaborate with the seven counties in the northern NJ region: Essex, Hudson, Warren, Sussex, Morris, Bergen and Passaic which includes overseeing their Infant/Toddler Specialists
  • Work in cooperation with the Coalition of Infant/Toddler Education (CITE) to promote the NJ Infant/Toddler Credential. Collaborate with CITE to co-sponsor the annual CITE Conference
  • Supervise the Infant/Toddler Specialists. Responsible for hiring, coaching, disciplining and terminating staff in conjunction with HR processes
  • Maintain a resource library of Infant/Toddler specific materials including professional development materials and curriculum
  • Ensure that all program reports are submitted timely
  • Fulfill the requirements of the NJ Department of Family Development (DFD) contract

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education is required; Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education is preferred
  • Willing to obtain certification in the WestEd Program for Infant/Toddler Care
  • Knowledgeable of NJ licensing and Family Child Care regulations
  • Specialist must be registered with Professional Impact NJ at Kean University and maintain membership in the New Jersey Registry and Instructor Approval System
  • Five years direct service experience working with Infant/Toddler programs preferably for the birth -3 population
    Minimum of three years of staff supervisory experience
  • Must be trained in the Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale (ITERS) and certified to deliver the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) training
  • Member of NJ Infant Mental Health Association with a level 1 endorsement preferred
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of cultural competence and strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to read and interpret documents such as professional journals, procedural manuals and government regulations on early childhood education
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work flexible days and hours
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Able to speak effectively before groups
  • Knowledge of nutritional planning as it relates to the birth -3 population
  • Must have financial management/accounting skills to oversee budget and invoices
  • (See more requirements on Programs for Parents' website)

To Apply: See job overview and apply online.

 


 

Diabetes Foundation: Development Manager - Part Time

Posted: August 19, 2016
Location: Paramus, NJ

Summary: The Diabetes Foundation, Inc., (DFI) a dynamic, successful non-profit organization providing medication assistance and support services to under and uninsured New Jersey residents, as well as diabetes education programs throughout the state.  DFI is looking for a part-time (3 days per week) Development Manager, reporting to the Executive Director and working with our dedicated Board and staff to cultivate relations with our existing donors and build on our network of individual, foundation and corporate donors in order for us to assist more clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct full range of activities required to prepare, submit and manage high-quality grant proposals, letters of inquiry and follow up correspondence to individual donors, foundations, corporations and local community groups within the required time deadlines.
  • Identify, secure and steward new corporate, foundation and local community funding in line with DFI’s mission and funding needs.
  • Actively steward and cultivate existing grant givers to maintain and develop the relationship, including preparing regular (semi-annual) reports on DFI activities and providing any other correspondence and data requested.
  • Develop donor cultivation plan to increase major gift donations.
  • Support fundraising events with ideas and solicitations and any other required support.
  • Collaborate with the Board of Directors and Executive Director on prospect management, solicitation and stewardship.
  • Propose and execute new ways of fundraising as appropriate.
  • Create and implement a Development Plan with a clear focus on raising donation revenue in order to support the organization’s yearly budget.
  • Complete any other responsibilities as deemed necessary to fulfill the duties in accordance with the position. (Changes may be made throughout the year as required.)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 + years of substantial experience in all aspects of fundraising
  • A successful track record of fundraising in a nonprofit organization of similar size
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Self-motivated team player with attention to detail
  • Proficiency using donor data bases and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with the latest uses of social media for fundraising
  • Must be flexible and open to changing needs and priorities
  • Ability to relate to and work effectively with a variety of people
  • Knowledgeable about and committed to the mission of the Diabetes Foundation

To Apply: Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter by email to rschmidt@diabetesfoundationinc.org. In the body of your email message, briefly describe your non-profit development experience and what interests you about the Diabetes Foundation.

 


St. Joseph's School for the Blind: Community and Donor Relations Coordinator

Posted: August 17, 2016
Location: Jersey City, NJ

Summary: St. Joseph's School for the Blind's Community and Donor Relations Coordinator plays a pivotal role in planning and implementing strategies to cultivate and expand St. Joseph’s donor base, establish and maintain relationships with community stakeholders and raise awareness of St. Joseph’s through a variety of marketing outreach activities. 

Responsibilities:

  • Raising awareness of St. Joseph’s and its programs among external constituents.
  • Develop and implement donor recruitment activities using a range of techniques including phone, electronic and written communications, cultivation/mission introduction events.
  • Identify and research current donors and prospective donors.
  • Cultivate effective relationships with all individual donors and event attendees and assist the Executive Director with major donor cultivation.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of all donor communications.
  • Lead the planning, coordination and execution of fundraising/special events.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent oral/written communication skills, outgoing personality, mature, flexibility in work hours, organized team player and ability to manage multiple projects. 
  • Computer literate and proficient in word-processing, database and spreadsheet proficiency.
  • Full time, Bachelor’s required and three to five years’ experience in fundraising and community relations.
  • Excellent benefits, salary commensurate with experience.
 

To Apply: Send resume to cfielding@schoolfortheblind.org,  with attention to Ms. Fielding.

 


 

New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Case Manager

Posted: August 15, 2016
Location: Paterson, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Community Development Corporation is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities to transform lives in Passaic County. Spruce Street Apartments is a supportive housing program for chronically homeless and disabled adults.

The Case Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the program. 

Responsibilities:

  • Implementing the Housing First model by providing assistance in the areas of crisis intervention, short-term stabilization; screening, intake and needs assessment; and the provision of housing.
  • Serving as liaison with landlords in order to find apartments to rent and ensuring good tenant/landlord relations.
  • Functioning as an advocate for the tenants in all areas of their lives.
  • Providing case management services to each tenant.
  • Developing Individual Service Plans and Wellness Recovery Action Plans based on consumer-centered protocol; ensuring that goals and objectives are being addressed and that anticipated outcomes are being documented, monitored and met.
  • Conducting regular assessments of each consumer as indicated and monitors the implementation and effectiveness of interventions.
  • Conducting or coordinating regular counseling sessions with tenants and documents the same.
  • Serving as a liaison to community service providers.
  • Ensuring the timely and thorough completion of program documentation as required by NJCDC’s policies and procedures and quality assurance guidelines.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Prospective applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in human services or a related field; Master’s Degree is preferred.  Applicants must also have at least two years of experience working with this population in a supportive housing setting; knowledge of available resources in Passaic County; excellent organizational skills; the ability to multi-task; 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 in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred. Annual salary range is $40,000 -$50,000 depending on experience. 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 Human Resources at careers@njcdc.org. Please place “HF Case Manager” in the subject line of your email.

 

 


 

New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Wellness and Recovery Coordinator

Posted: August 15, 2016
Location: Paterson, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Community Development Corporation is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities to transform lives in Passaic County. Spruce Street Apartments is a supportive housing program for chronically homeless and disabled adults.

The Wellness and Recovery Coordinator is responsible for the day to day training of program consumers. 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring overall performance of program in meeting identified outcomes, including expectation of a program culture that is inspiring, nurturing and supportive.
  • Coordinating training and independent living areas for consumers, including but not limited to accessing benefits and entitlements, employment skill development, budgeting, accessing resources through One-Stop, etc.
  • Conducting workshops on the abovementioned areas as needed.
  • Maintaining full confidentiality of residents’ information incompliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
  • Participating in core staff meetings on a monthly basis.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Prospective applicants must have a  Bachelor’s Degree in Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Psychology, Social Work or a human services related field or an Associate’s Degree in Psychosocial Rehabilitation or a human services related field with two years of experience; demonstrated experience working in wellness and recovery programs; good organizational skills; demonstrated leadership capacity and sound judgment; ability to work effectively as a member of a team; good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; and the ability and enthusiasm for working with staff at all levels of the organization in a collaborative team.  Computer skills are also essential, with experience in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred. Annual Salary Range is $30,000- $35,000.

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: Program Director

Posted: August 15, 2016
Location: Paterson, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Community Development Corporation is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities to transform lives in Passaic County. Spruce Street Apartments is a supportive housing program for chronically homeless and disabled adults.

The Program Director oversees all facets of program operations for Spruce Street Apartments and provides administrative and programmatic support to the Director of Residential Operations. 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring overall performance of program in meeting identified outcomes, including expectation of a program culture that is inspiring, nurturing and supportive.
  • Serving on an on-call (24-hour) capacity.
  • Coordinating the planning for new consumers to move into the residence, including reading records and completing evaluations to determine appropriateness of potential program consumers, as well as ensuring that all admission records are in place prior to the move in date.
  • Coordinating the annual Individual Service Plan (ISP) process for each resident. Tracks progress related to consumers’ ISP goals and objectives.
  • Establishing, supervising and evaluating methods used to teach consumers new skills. Directs program staff to provide services in accordance with established methods.
  • Coordinating clinical and supportive services for consumers. Determines how program staff will provide assistance to each resident and oversees staff’s provision of the direct assistance.
  • Reviewing daily logs and incident reports at least once every 72 hours to identify any errors.
  • Ensuring the timely and thorough completion of program documentation as required by state licensing standards, agency policy and procedures and quality assurance guidelines.

Qualifications: Prospective applicants must have a Master’s Degree in Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Social Work or a human services related field; demonstrated experience working in wellness and recovery programs; excellent organizational skills; demonstrated leadership capacity and sound judgment; ability to work effectively as a member of a team; good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; and a valid driver’s license. Computer skills are also essential, with experience in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred. 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 “Program Director/Spruce Street” in the subject line of your email.