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Organization Position
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
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of New Jersey Executive Director
HOMECorp. Executive Director
Trenton Circus Squad Bookkeeper - Part-Time
Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County Director of Community Development
Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County Grants Writer/Manager
Lake Hopatcong Foundation Chief Administrative Officer
Our House, Inc. Assistant Director of Development
Isles, Inc. Urban Agriculture Coordinator
Medina Community Clinic Community Outreach Specialist  - Part-Time
Boys & Girls Club of Clifton Youth Development Professionals - Part-Time
Center for Contemporary Art Communications and Development Assistant
Arts Council of Princeton Executive Director

 

 


 

Housing and Community Development Netowrk 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.  

 


 

Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Jersey: Executive Director

Posted: August 11, 2016
Location: New Brunswick, NJ

Summary: Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Jersey (CASA) provides a voice for abused and neglected children by empowering a statewide network of county-based CASA programs. Working through community volunteers, these programs advocate on behalf of children in foster care and other out-of-home placements to ensure their well-being and ultimate placement in safe and nurturing permanent homes.

The Executive Director of CASA of New Jersey will provide the vision and leadership to ensure that CASA of New Jersey continually strengthens its reputation and brand while fulfilling its mission with the highest quality and paving the way for statewide CASA organizational growth and financial stability.  The ideal candidate for this position will be an experienced, seasoned professional who has demonstrated leadership in working collaboratively with a statewide network, acquiring resources, and motivating and supporting staff.  The Executive Director must be an experienced leader able to oversee the day-to-day operations, programs and staff, and to provide the strategy and direction needed to ensure that the mission and goals of the organization are implemented in an efficient, cost effective manner.  The Executive Director must be able to relate to the issues and interests of the affiliate CASA programs, of funders and potential funders, of the governmental partners, including the judiciary, child welfare system, administration, and legislators, and of other groups and organizations whose work affects the success of CASA programs statewide.  This person must be self-motivated and capable of holding the trust and respect of many constituencies, ensuring that the organization and its decisions reflect the highest standards of ethics and accountability.  The Executive Director provides the leadership, management, energy, commitment, and passion necessary to inspire the staff and board of CASA of New Jersey as well as the CASA affiliates, donors, and system stakeholders.

To Apply: View the complete job description, then send resume and cover letter to edsearch@casaofnj.org

 


 

HOMECorp.: Executive Director

Posted: August 11, 2016
Location: Montclair, NJ

Summary: The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for the overall leadership and management of HOMECorp including consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives.  The ED leads all aspects of property development and represents and effectively promotes HOMECorp in the community.  The ED actively spearheads the efforts to find new sources of funding and generates new fund raising strategies.   The ED reports to the Board and serves on Board committees. View the complete job description for more details.

The main areas of personal involvement for the Executive Director include:

  •  Property Development
  • Fundraising
  • Financial Management and Legal Compliance
  • Community Relations
  • Board Relations
  • Administrative and Human Resources Management

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Nonprofit Management, Finance, Urban Planning or other pertinent area is a plus.  Executive experience in real estate, banking or a nonprofit a plus.  Experience with federal and state regulations relating to affordable housing is a plus.  Proven success record with fundraising is a must.

To Apply: View the complete job description. Send cover letter and resume to EDSearch@homecorp.org. The cover letter must provide responses to the two following questions:
        1) Why is affordable housing important to the health of a community’s social fabric?
        2) What in your experience would benefit our mission of providing affordable housing?

Your responses to the questions should not exceed one page in total. Applications must be submitted by September 30, 2016.


 

Trenton Circus Squad: Bookkeeper - Part-Time 

Posted: August 11, 2016
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: Trenton Circus Squad is a new and dynamic not-for-profit based in Chambersburg in Trenton. We empower low-income and at-risk teens and younger children to make a difference, in their own lives and those of others. We use circus arts as a vehicle to bring diverse youth together to cooperate, challenge themselves and serve their community through performing and teaching.  We seek a part-time bookkeeper from October 1, 2016. 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct weekly bookkeeping and financial records management.
  • Conduct monthly bank reconciliation and business reporting, using Quickbooks Online.
  • Reconcile bank deposits with donor records in Salesforce.

Qualifications:

  • Attention to detail
  • Basic understanding of accounting principles, gained either from practical experience or through formal education
  • At least one year’s experience with bookkeeping and record keeping for an LLC
  • Complete comfort with using a computer and scanner for document management, as well as physical filing
  • Experience with Quickbooks Online an advantage
  • Experience with Salesforce an advantage
Pay and Benefits:
Total hours: 10 per month. Work may be completed remotely or on site; bi-weekly visit to our site will be needed, at a mutually convenient time. Pay is $15 per hour.

To Apply
: Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to zoe@trentoncircussquad.org.  Applications by August 31st.



 

Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County: Director of Community Development 

Posted: August 5, 2016
Location: Freehold, NJ

Summary: Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County (HFHMC) brings people together to build homes, communities and hope and is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI), founded in 1976.   As a result of Hurricane Sandy, the Northeast and Western Monmouth merged in 2014 to better serve the Sandy affected community. The affiliate serves 83% of Monmouth County and has helps over 100 families since the storm. Affiliate programs included: New home construction, Critical Home Repair, A Brush with Kindness, Ramps and Rails and Neighborhood Revitalization.

The Director of Community Development (DCD) leads the strategic deployment of HFHMC’s programs and services so that their effects improve the quality of life in targeted neighborhoods and communities.   The Director is responsible for assessing the development goals and housing needs of communities, evaluating the opportunities to work collaboratively with other organizations and making recommendations to HFHMC Leadership.  The DCD directly oversees Neighborhood Revitalization (NR), community outreach/engagement, public/private funding for NR the ABWK services, Family and Volunteer Services.  The DCD assembles and leads teams of staff  and volunteers to develop new projects and program areas as directed to meet community or strategic organizational objectives.  The Director ensures that the NR program is self-funding & sustainable to support strategic initiatives while realizing its potential to support community housing improvement. The DCD will often research, identify  and apply for private, corporate and government grant sources to fund NR activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with HFHMC Executive Team staff  and NR committee to identify community development goals based on the guiding principles of Asset Based Community Development, craft strategies for achieving those goals, supervise data collection and evaluation efforts and report on the outcomes.
  • Participate in community-based planning initiatives to develop and implement a plan for leveraging HFHMC programs in order to advance community development efforts in targeted areas.
  • Identify, cultivate and maintain relationships with volunteers, community residents, individuals at key non-profit, for-profit and government agencies to support our work in targeted communities.
  • Facilitate the process of entering into formal partnerships with other entities in order to meet community development goals.
  • Manages a team of staff from across the agency that plan and implement coordinated community outreach efforts to achieve program goals for NR, Family Services, ABWK, Volunteer Programs, Resource Development/ Communications and Marketing.
  • Facilitate strategic project selection decisions by working with Land Acquisition and Public Funding staff members in identifying home sites that meet organizational goals and support community development efforts.
  • Develop priorities to secure public grants and supervise staff that apply for, negotiate and monitor grant contracts.  Establish public funding monetary goals, monitor progress and report to Resource Development.
  • Manage the HFHMC Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) once established. 
  • Plan and implement a coordinated community development effort with partners.
  • Develop a Community Coalition and develop a resident engagement plan with the residents of Long Branch and execute their plan in cooperation with the Coalition. 
  • Supervise the NR, Family Services, ABWK, Volunteer Services  Program to insure coordination with community development efforts. 
  • Collaborate with staff and partners to identify new program opportunities based on community need and available resources.
  • Research, develop, and present feasibility analysis of program opportunities to affiliate leadership.
  • Manage new programs during research and pilot phase as needed.
  • Participate with other Habitat affiliates to share ideas and enhance evaluation, community and program development efforts.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree, Community Development, Housing, Public Affairs, or Urban Planning preferred Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum 3 year’s experience in Community development, including experience in grants writing,  housing or real estate development.
  • Three or more year’s experience in project management.
  • 3 year’s supervisory experience at a manager or director level.
  • Have an entrepreneurial, results-driven style and an ability to identify and implement creative approaches to housing procurement and development.
  • Ability to fit into the culture of HFHMC, including a strong belief in the mission of  HFHMC and in the people and neighborhoods it serves.
  • Have the judgment, maturity and self-confidence to recognize and respect the inherent strengths of HFHMC and, at the same time, add a fresh perspective.
  • Proven track records in grant writing and resource development.
  • Strong government, business and community contact network.
  • Proven skills in real estate development, together with the ability to negotiate, implement and monitor contracts Possess the people skills and versatility to effectively build and maintain relationships.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with good driving record.
  • Familiarity with the core tenets of community development and neighborhood revitalization.
  • Exceptional leadership, management, supervision and motivational skills; functions well as a senior leader of a fully participative, engaged department, fostering a trusting and respectful environment.
  • Have a passion for and strong commitment to the mission of HFHMC, the community, and other applicable constituents.
  • Comfortable with Habitat’s Christian identity and willing to communicate that identity to community partners.
  • Possess strong oral and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to relate to a highly diverse environment and clientele, including members of the Board of Directors, staff, contractors, neighborhood and community leaders, residents, new homeowners, immigrant families, and corporate and other volunteers, interacting with charisma, grace and respect.
  • Ability to develop and implement strategic plans.
  • Complete commitment to service and quality High energy and the ability to function effectively with a minimum of daily direction and support.
  • Can solve problems and makes decisions independently in a creative and effective manner.
  • Project development and management skills.
  • Administer an effective decision-making processes.
  • Excellent work ethic with a results oriented style.
  • Works effectively as team member committed towards overall mission and assist others when needed.
Physical Requirements:
Work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time. Hear and talk in order to communicate with others. Independently operate a motor vehicle.

Work Environment:
The work is performed in an office and community environment, with some travel to construction sites or other events as necessary.

To Apply
: Please email a cover letter and resume, along with salary requirements to llsmith@habitatmonmouth.org.





 

Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County: Grants Writer/Manager

Posted: August 5, 2016
Location: Freehold, NJ

Summary: Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County (HFHMC) brings people together to build homes, communities and hope and is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI), founded in 1976.   As a result of Hurricane Sandy, the Northeast and Western Monmouth merged in 2014 to better serve the Sandy affected community. The affiliate serves 83% of Monmouth County and has helps over 100 families since the storm. Affiliate programs included: New home construction, Critical Home Repair, A Brush with Kindness, Ramps and Rails and Neighborhood Revitalization.

HFHMC seeks a Grants Writer/Manager to research, identify, write and manage grants. The position will monitor, evaluate and complete grant reports as due. This position monitor’s affiliate grants compliance in accordance   with grant agreements and terms. The position will train volunteers on how to prepare applications and grant reports as needed. The position will work closely with the Executive Director, Finance Manager and Director of Operations to develop grant applications that support and sustain the affiliates mission and programs.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in non-profit development, grant writing and reporting. Has knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the grant writing field.
  • Bachelor’ Degree, Master Degree preferred and at least three – years of related work experience in non-profit setting. 
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; comfortable speaking in public.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, plan, organize, and implement multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Advanced knowledge of Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and common non-profit database software; knowledge of quick books online helpful. Experience with budgeting, auditing, and government contracts.
  • Ability to supervise and direct volunteers.

To Apply
: Please email a cover letter and resume, along with salary requirements to llsmith@habitatmonmouth.org.




 

Lake Hopatcong Foundation: Chief Administrative Officer

Posted: August 3, 2016
Location: Lake Hopatcong, NJ

Summary: The Lake Hopatcong Foundation seeks a chief administrative officer to help handle a variety of tasks at a growing nonprofit organization, including providing project and fundraising assistance. Salary to be determined based on level of experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Updating and maintaining website
  • Crafting weekly e-newsletter
  • Attending volunteer team meetings, taking minutes, and distributing recaps/minutes to team members
  • Helping prepare documents for board of trustee meetings
  • Attending LHF special events and helping where needed with setup/registration/logistics
  • Updating LHF social media pages
  • Assisting Project and Grant Coordinator and Development Director with projects and needs
  • Coordinating volunteers and sending out regular email updates on volunteer needs
  • Answering correspondence during regular workday hours (including phone calls, emails, and walk-ins)
  • Organizing and streamlining documents (in print and on the server)
  • Purchasing office supplies and marketing items
  • Handwritten correspondence with members and supporters (thank yous, congratulations, etc.)
  • Representing the LHF at community events

Qualifications:

  • College degree and 1-5 years related experience
  • Comfort with Microsoft Office and Wordpress (experience with eTapestry a plus, but not necessary)
  • Organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Familiarity with the Lake Hopatcong community a plus

To Apply
: Send cover letter, resume and at least two references to jess@lakehopatcongfoundation.org.


 

Our House Foundation: Assistant Director of Development

Posted: August 3, 2016
Location: New Providence, NJ

Summary: The Assistant Director of Development implements and oversees all public relations aspects for Our House, Inc. and the Our House Foundation (“Foundation”).  Is responsible for building, maintaining and enhancing a positive public image within the community.  Oversees and implements changes to the website for both agencies and is responsible for day to day operations, special events, as well as grant writing. 

Responsibilities:

Fund-Raising Resources

  • Implementation of Annual Fund-Raising Plan.
  • Expand and manage direct mail appeals.
  • Maintain the corporate donor database system in an accurate, thorough and timely manner.  

Fund-Raising Events

  • Plan, organize and implement special events for Our House, Inc. and Our House Foundation including the Achievement Awards Dinner, 5-Mile Run, Wine Tasting, the Annual Letter Writing Campaign, ribbon cutting ceremonies and/or other similar events established by the Foundation.
  • Responsible for date, place, organization of volunteers, invitation list, mailing of invitations, and details including but not limited to menu, seating, decorations, etc.
  • Serve on all special event committees and coordinate activities, as needed.  

Donations Resources

  • Maintain effective communications with Our House, Inc. and Our House Foundation supporters.
  • Provide appreciation and recognition for their support through verbal and written communication.
  • Solicit donations (less than $1,000) and ensures that tax-deductible letters of thanks to donors are sent on a timely basis.        

Financials

  • Responsible that donations are accurately coded and entered correctly into both QuickBooks and eTapestry. ·         Responsible for overseeing that the deposits are done on a timely basis.
  • Maintain accurate and complete financial records and files.
  • Responsible for preparation of monthly financial statements and preparation for annual audit
  • Maintain Brokerage Account responsible for reconciling account.  Keep Director apprised of changes to account ie stock donations.  Responsible for reconciling all bank accounts and brokerage accounts, as well as paying bills and provides quarterly financial reports to the Director of Development.  

Our House Foundation

  • Provide support to Our House Foundation Board Members.
  • Act as a liaison to the Our House Foundation Board including providing meeting dates, times, agenda items, board minutes and related issues.
  • Prepare materials for OHF Board Meetings
  • Responds to Board Members requests for information or assistance, as appropriate.      

Media Relations

  • Manage an ongoing media relations program to enhance community awareness of Our House, Inc. and its programs and events.
  • Create and design brochures, press releases and other public relations materials, as necessary.
  • Write the quarterly newsletter for the Foundation and Our House, Inc.
  • Act as Social Media liaison, updating all aspects of social media.
  • Maintain Constant Contacts databases and send out communications to contacts.  

Written Document Responsibilities

  • Writes Private and Corporate Foundation Grants.
  • Researches and applies to grants.
  • Writes and implements publication of the agency newsletter, assists with the Annual Report, flyers for the fund-raising efforts and other related documents.  

Additional Responsibilities

  • Work cooperatively with staff, board members, volunteers, donors and others to accomplish Our House, Inc. and Our House Foundation goals.
  • Utilize office software and computer systems, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook QuickBooks, eTapestry and other related systems.
  • Maintain confidentiality of agency and classified information.
  • Maintain office security.
  • Cooperate fully with Our House, Inc., State of New Jersey Department of Human Services, and Division of Developmental Disabilities staff in any inspection or investigation.
  • Assist in agency fund-raising activities, including attendance at occasional evening and weekend events. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: B.A. or B.S. is preferred and must possess a significant bookkeeping and clerical background.  Possess excellent English language (with excellent spelling) skills for speaking, understanding, comprehending written material and writing effectively.  Must have knowledge of current office practices and knowledge of office equipment operation.   Must have experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, Quick books, and Internet.  Must have good organizational skills, the ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities. Must be flexible to respond to multiple demands.   Must work cooperatively with others and represent agency in a courteous and professional manner. Must possess a valid driver’s license.


Apply online.


 

Isles, Inc.: Urban Agriculture Coordinator

Posted: August 2, 2016
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: Founded in 1981, Isles is a nationally recognized nonprofit community development and environmental organization with the mission to foster more self-reliant families in healthy, sustainable communities. Each year, Isles reaches thousands of central New Jersey residents with opportunities for at-risk youth job training, affordable housing development, financial literacy training, homeownership counseling, community gardening, environmental health and education, community organizing and regional planning.

Isles’ Community Planning & Development (CP&D) services fall into three broad categories: community planning, real estate development, and urban agriculture. We work with residents to create and implement neighborhood plans; provide predevelopment, planning, funding, design, and community outreach assistance to physical redevelopment projects, including affordable housing; support community and school gardeners through the Isles Garden Support Network (IGSN); offer food and nutrition education; and clean up and activate properties through Clean & Green and T-Recs, our mobile recreation truck. We also represent Isles on many local, regional, and statewide policy and issue-based committees, and are playing a leadership role in Trenton’s efforts to battle its problem of vacant and abandoned properties.

The Urban Agriculture Coordinator will assist the Deputy Director in all aspects of implementing Urban Agriculture services, primarily through work on projects related to Isles Garden Support Network, food access, and community education and beautification. This will include office/administrative work as well as hands-on work and educational support in Isles-managed gardens, community and school gardens, and in the general community.

Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to join a dynamic and highly accomplished team at one of the most innovative and successful nonprofit organizations in the region.

Qualified Candidates Will Have Proven Success In:

  • Developing and managing community and/or school gardens.
  • Developing and presenting garden, food and nutrition related education in a school environment.
  • Promoting gardening, nutrition, and/or environmental education through outreach and public workshops.
  • Organizing and maintaining community beautification projects.
  • Developing opportunities for volunteers and coordinating volunteers and volunteer groups.
  • Developing productive and long-lasting relationships with community and corporate volunteers.
  • Identifying sources of funding and writing grants and proposals to successfully obtain funding.
  • Implementing gardening, farming and/or horticulture techniques in an urban setting.

Base Qualifications for Position:

  • At least four years experience with gardening, farming, and/or horticulture.
  • At least two years community education experience.
  • Experience working with youth.
  • Cultural competency in working with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Grant writing and reporting experience preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Experience using landscaping equipment including but not limited to: lawnmowers, rototillers, weed trimmers · Basic carpentry or construction skills.
  • Comfortable working in an urban setting.
  • Passion for the environment and healthy living.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Valid NJ Drivers License in good standing with insurable driving record.


To Apply
: Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to lmcalister@isles.org.  



 

Medina Community Clinic: Community Outreach Specialist - Part-Time

Posted: August 2, 2016
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: The Community Outreach Specialist will be responsible for reaching out to the community about the services of Medina Community Clinic, a non-profit organization that provides specialty services for the uninsured. Making partnerships with other community-based groups/organizations and charities and churches and educating on the services that we provide. Developing relationships with community leaders and serving as the organization's liaison with various constituents. Would need to constantly follow-up with case managers re: referrals. The ultimate goal is to increase our patient referrals and visibility in the community.

Qualifications:

  • Must be bilingual Spanish speaking
  • Minimum of 3 years’ public relations/community outreach/customer service experience.
  • Office environment with frequent travel.  Must be able to work flexible hours, evenings and weekends to attend/host community meetings and events.
Detailed job description available at www.medinahealthcare.org/job.

To Apply
: Please send resume and a brief letter to Arshe Ahmed, Executive Director, arshe.ahmed@medinahealthcare.org.



 

The Boys & Girls Club of Clifton: Youth Development Professionals - Part-Time

Posted: July 29, 2016

Summary: The Boys & Girls Club of Clifton currently has part-time openings at the Clifton and Woodland Park Sites After School Programs for Youth Development Professionals.

Responsibilities:

  • To successfully incorporate the Boys & Girls Club of Clifton After School Program vision and mission at the participating Schools.
  • To work with the site team to design and deliver lesson plans to improve literacy and numerical learning of students; provide homework and tutoring assistance; conduct enrichment and recreation activities.
  • To improve learning and social skills and raise self-esteem and self-confidence of the children, consistent with the policies and directives of the Boys & Girls Club of Clifton After School Program.
  • To develop and maintain a safe, supportive learning environment in which children thrive.
  • To actively participate in staff development workshops that are designed to contribute to personal and professional growth.
  • Ensure positive, measurable academic and social outcomes are being achieved.
  • Provide ongoing opportunities for children to experience success. Maintain the safety of students.
  • Ensure that students are well behaved.
  • Make the program fun for students and volunteers.
  • Assist in managing classroom operations, including preparing and completing reports.

School/Community Relations:

  • Actively participate in all training and staff support activities and workshops required by the Boys &Girls Club of Clifton Afterschool Program.
  • Be a part of an effective team.
  • Develop positive relationships with the children, parents, volunteers and school staff.
  • Work effectively with volunteers.
  • Ask for help or assistance when needed.
  • Maintain professionalism with parents, staff members and community members.
  • Model good behavior with children, parents and staff. Perform related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Applicant must be at least 21 years of age. Should possess knowledge of basic concepts of child development, atypical child behavior characteristics, appropriate human relations and student needs; ability to use proper English usage, spelling, grammar, and arithmetical concepts; ability to complete routine filing and record keeping procedures. Fingerprinting / Background Check are required.


To Apply
: Please forward resume to rfoster@bgcclifton.org or contact us (973) 773-2697 x119.


 

The Center for Contemporary Art: Communications and Development Assistant

Posted: July 29, 2016
Location: Bedminster, NJ

Summary: The Center for Contemporary Art seeks a Development Assistant to support all aspects of marketing, development and fundraising initiatives at The Center for Contemporary Art. This is an entry level position. Starting salary: low 30’s

Responsibilities:

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Communications: The Development Assistant maintains The Center’s PR calendar and is responsible all organizational communications including but not limited to:
    • Constant Contact targeted e-blasts to promote programs and events
    • Press releases and calendar postings o Website updates
    • Social media posts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn platforms
    • Representing The Center at community and area business association events
  • Membership: The Development Assistant oversees and is the face of the Membership Program and is responsible for all aspects of the membership process including recruitment, renewal notices, acknowledgement letters and lapsed member mailings, and developing the program to best serve The Center’s members. They also assist with the annual Members’ Exhibition by contacting artists, creating labels and coordinating drop off and pick up of artwork.
  • Fundraising: The Development Assistant provides administrative assistance with all aspects of fundraising including but not limited to annual solicitations, fundraising events and brochure ad solicitations. They manage the donor database, enter gifts following gift entry protocol and write acknowledgement letters, run reports and labels, and track individual giving.
  • Volunteers and Interns: The Development Assistant recruits, trains, schedules and manages The Center’s volunteers and interns for programs, exhibitions, special projects and events by interest and availability.

Marginal Job Functions: The Development Assistant supports the Office Administrator by answering phones, calling students and taking registrations, and is expected to perform other tasks as requested by the Executive Director. Attendance at events on evenings and weekends throughout the year is required.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a BA and 1-3 years related experience
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Constant Contact, Donor Perfect, and Word Press
  • Detail-oriented team player with excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills who can juggle multiple tasks
  • Knowledge of or interest in the arts a plus
To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and three references to jobs@ccabedminster.org. No phone calls.  



 

Arts Council of Princeton: Executive Director

Posted: July 19, 2016
Location: Princeton, NJ

Summary: The Executive Director is the principal leader of the Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) responsible for overseeing the organization’s administration, programs, strategic planning, fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. Nearly 50 years old, the award-winning ACP “builds community through the arts” in the greater Princeton region, through a range of top quality classes, exhibitions, community events, live performances, camps and community outreach programs. The position reports directly to the Board of Trustees.

Responsibilities:

1) Organization Mission and Strategy: Works with staff to ensure that the organization’s mission and strategy is realized through programs, community events and outreach.

  • Provides artistic leadership to envision, prioritize, and implement programs that carry out ACP’s mission and strategic plan (current plan completed in 2015).
  • Enhances the ACP’s image through appropriate marketing and by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations.
  • Guides strategic planning to ensure that the ACP can successfully and sustainably fulfill its mission.

2)  Financial Performance and Viability: Works with the Board to develop resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization. Responsible for:

  • The fiscal integrity of the ACP, to include development of and submission to the Board a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization.
  • Fiscal management that anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintains the organization in a positive financial position.
  • Implementation of fundraising, education, contract work and other revenue generators to provide sufficient resources to fulfill the organization’s mission and strategy.
  • Provides support and guidance to the Board in its fundraising efforts.

3) Organizational Operations:

  • Oversees the allocation of organizational resources to realize the ACP’s mission.
  • Responsible for effective administration of ACP operations.
  • Responsible for hiring, development, motivation, and retention of qualified staff.
  • Signs all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the organization.

4) Board Governance: Works with Board to define and fulfill the organization’s strategy and mission.

  • Leads the ACP in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission.
  • Communicates effectively with the Board and provides, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions.

5) Job Responsibilities

  • Day to day management and supervision of office operations and about 18 full and part-time staff.
  • Planning and operation of annual budget (approximately $1.7 million).
  • Establishing employment and administrative policies and procedures for the efficient functioning of the organization.
  • Serving as ACP’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public with a specific focus on building a rapport with the organization’s primary and potential financial supporters. ·         Establishing and maintaining relationships with various organizations throughout the town, region, and state to strategically enhance the ACP’s mission.
  • Working in close coordination with Artistic Director, provide strategic direction for all education and artistic programming, including prioritization of programs and ensuring balance in program planning and delivery. ·         Reporting to and working closely with the Board of Trustees to seek their involvement in major policy decisions, fundraising and increasing the visibility of the organization.
  • Overseeing the organization of Board and committee meetings.
  • Strategic planning and implementation.
  • Overseeing marketing and other communications efforts.
  • Reviewing and approving contracts for services.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Board of Trustees.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Arts, Arts or Non-profit Management preferred.
  • Transparent and high integrity leadership.
  • Ten or more years’ experience in arts-related nonprofit organizations, including five or more years of senior management experience; prior executive director experience preferred.
  • Clear commitment to the social/community service impact of the arts.
  • Solid, hands-on budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting.
  • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation.
  • Ability to convey a vision of the ACP’s strategic mission and future to staff, Board, volunteers and donors.
  • Skills to engage, collaborate with, and motivate Board members, volunteers, and donor groups.
  • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit arts sector. Strong written and oral communication skills including strong public speaking ability.
  • Demonstrated ability to create a motivated, collaborative and positive work environment.
  • Strong track record as a creative problem solver.
To Apply: Send cover letter with resume, 3 references and salary requirements to:
  Executive Director Search
Arts Council of Princeton
102 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542
ACPrincetonSearch@gmail.com
 Deadline for submissions is August 15, 2016.