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Organization Position
Arts Council of Princeton Executive Director
La Casa de Don Pedro Mental Health Counselor
La Casa de Don Pedro Domestic Violence Counselor
New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders, Inc. Education Program Coordinator
New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders, Inc. Program Director
Millhill Child & Family Development Development & Communications Coordinator  - Part-Time
Lawrence Hopewell Trail Corporation Project Manager  - Part-Time
Princeton Area Community Foundation Vice President, Development Programs
Princeton Area Community Foundation Accountant
The Fund for New Jersey Philanthropy Fellowship – Program Associate
Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey BEAM Program Director
NJ LEEP College Access Director
Free Press News Voices: New Jersey Organizer
Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss Director of Development
Partners for Women and Justice Development Administrative Assistant - Part-Time
JESPY House Executive Director
Family Resource Network Board Certified Behavioral Analyst
Family Resource Network Controller
New Jersey Community Development Corporation Director of Property Management and Compliance
Jersey Battered Women’s Service Director of Client Services
New Jersey Health Initiatives Public Relations Specialist
New Jersey Council for the Humanities Director of Development and Communications


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.


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.


  • 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
 Deadline for submissions is August 15, 2016.


La Casa de Don Pedro: Mental Health Counselor

Posted: July 14, 2016
Location: Newark, NJ

Summary: La Casa de Don Pedro seeks a Mental Health Counselor to work under the general direction of the Health Services Unit Manager and will provide individual and group counseling to HIV positive clients and their family.


  • Volunteerism is encouraged at La Casa’s sponsored events.
  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.
  • Responsible for completing Mental Health Assessments in order to establish the participants needs for services.
  • Completes the Global Assessment Functioning Scale (GAFS) with participants.
  • Provides treatment options, bereavement counseling, crisis intervention and emergency services.
  • Provides individual group and/or family counseling to participants and families affected by HIV/AIDS.
  • Works with client to develop bio-psycho-social, treatment plans, discharge plans, and follow-up care programs.
  • Provides case management for participants, when appropriate.
  • Refers participants to other social services for financial assistance, legal services, health care services and other required services.
  • Home visits when deemed appropriate and necessary.
  • Establishes and maintains case files, referrals, and other related documents for the treatment of participants; prepares related documentation; keeps abreast of client data to ensure appropriate treatment and care are delivered.
  • Works in collaboration with other program staff, and local community based organizations (CBO’s), to coordinate services in order to avoid duplication of services.
  • Assists in preparing monthly, quarterly and final reports to funding sources and administration.
  • Attends professional meetings, educational conferences, and in-service trainings in order to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Participates in community/public events sponsored by the center/agency.
  • Administers and observes the organizations office operations, policies and procedures.
To Apply: View complete job description and email resume with cover letter to


La Casa de Don Pedro: Domestic Violence Counselor

Posted: July 14, 2016
Location: Newark, NJ

Summary: La Casa de Don Pedro seeks a Domestic Violence Counselor to work under the general direction of the Family Services Unit Manager and in conjunction with the Domestic Violence Advocate to provide individual and group counseling to victims of domestic violence.


  • Provides primary detailed assessment/screening and crisis intervention.
  • Determines the severity and immediate needs of prospective clients.
  • Assists clients in prioritizing decisions to include filing police report, obtaining TRO’s, relocation, developing a safe and progressive plan.
  • Provides treatment options, crisis intervention and emergency services.
  • Works with client to develop bio-psycho-social, treatment plans, discharge plans, and follow-up care services.
  • Provides case management for participants.
  • Provides individual group and/or family counseling to program participants.
  • Refers participants to other social services for financial assistance, legal services, health care services and other beneficial services in order to strengthen individual.
  • Conducts home visits when deemed appropriate and necessary.
  • Establishes and maintain detailed case files, referrals, and other related documents for the treatment of participants; prepares related documentation.
  • Establishes strong relationships with the police department, emergency room personnel, faith-based organizations, food pantry and shelters.
  • Works in collaboration with agency program staff and local community based organizations (CBO’s), to coordinate services in order to avoid duplication of services.
  • Assists in preparing monthly, quarterly and final reports to funding sources and administration.  Attends professional meetings, educational conferences, and in-service trainings in order to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Participates in community/public events sponsored by the center/agency.
  • Administers and observes the organizations office operations, policies and procedures.
  • Volunteerism is encouraged at La Casa’s sponsored events.
  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.
To Apply: View complete job description and email resume with cover letter to


New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders, Inc.: Education Program Coordinator

Posted: July 14, 2016
Location: Somerville, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders is committed to the advocacy of children and families with Tourette Syndrome and its associated disorders. Dedicated to delivering high quality services to these individuals, the Center recognizes the importance of educating the public, medical professionals, and teachers about this disorder through programs and affiliations with public schools, health centers, and universities.


  • Develops and implements statewide education outreach program targeting New Jersey’s diverse population with special emphasis on inner-city schools and organizations
  • Collaborate with Education/Medical Outreach Administrator to ensure efficient program management
  • Presents professional image and ensures and maintains professional relationships with families, educators and medical professionals
  • Schedules presentations for schools, medical centers and community organizations
  • Cultivates and maintains working relationships with school in-service, medical centers for hospital grand rounds and community  presenters
  • Identifies, recruits and trains professionals for faculty and community in-service presentations
  • Ensures successful relationships and participation at conferences for education, medical and community professionals statewide
  • Designs and revises electronic presentations for faculty and staff in-service presentations
  • Maintains training calendar for professional education presentations
  • Maintains event  spreadsheet for school and community presentations
  • Provides family and staff support and information on education issues


  • Masters degree in Education preferred
  • At least 3-5 years of work experience in related environment, with strong preference for prior experience working in special education
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, organization and analytical skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Prior public speaking experience and ability to engage and present to a large audience
  • Flexibility in scheduling to attend meeting and events in the evenings or weekends
  • Ability to travel throughout New Jersey
  • Ability to carry weight of up to 15 lbs (relative to conference table set up)
To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Please include Education Program Coordinator in the subject line.


New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders, Inc.: Program Director

Posted: July 14, 2016
Location: Somerville, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders is committed to the advocacy of children and families with Tourette Syndrome and its associated disorders. Dedicated to delivering high quality services to these individuals, the Center recognizes the importance of educating the public, medical professionals, and teachers about this disorder through programs and affiliations with public schools, health centers, and universities.


  • Provides formal and informal supervision and management of  NJCTS program staff
  • Develops and implement specifically targeted individual program measurements
  • Provides oversight and management of organizational activities including Family Retreat and The Leadership Academy
  • Identifies revenue needs of all programs; develop strategies to increase current revenue streams; and develop new opportunities for program sustainability
  • Identifies opportunities to implement organizational and program growth
  • Identifies, develops and implements opportunities to support the agency through cross-program collaboration including the application of evaluative information
  • Engages staff in a process of continuous quality improvement of all programs and activities
  • Develops and implements programmatic strategy to engage and retain families in the organization.


  • Masters degree in Education, Psychology, or Social Work
  • At least 7 years work experience as a program director in the non-profit
  • At least 5 years supervisory experience
  • At least 5 years training and public speaking experience
  • Excellent written, communication and people skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, strong organization skills, and strong analytical skills
  • Ability to travel throughout New Jersey
To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Please include Program Director in the subject line.


Millhill Child & Family Development: Development & Communications Coordinator - Part-Time

Posted: July 11, 2016
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: Founded in 1971 and located in the community we serve the mission of Millhill Child and Family Development is to empower children and families through individualized and culturally sensitive educational and behavioral health services.

We support our mission by focusing in the program areas of education, family support and behavioral health and by recognizing our children and families strengths and providing them with the knowledge and tools to grow.

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development & Communications Coordinator will support all aspects of development and communications at Millhill.  He/she will work with staff members to become familiar with the complete scope of services and programs at Millhill.

The Development & Communications Coordinator must be well organized, a self-starter, and a highly motivated independent worker. The position also serves as administrator for the Trenton Area Stakeholders.

This is offered as a part-time position (20-25 hours per week).



  •  Electronic communications – email blasts, maintain website and manage social media
  • Print communications – responsible for print materials including flyers, annual fund mailing, annual report and special event materials
  • Assist in drafting press releases other communications
  • Take photos for communication purposes and follow approval process
  • Provide input on communications calendar, strategy and content
  • Maintain branding and messaging throughout all Millhill correspondence and marketing materials
  • Order stationary, brochures and other promotional materials  


  • Assist with development initiatives including input on and production of direct
  • mail and email appeals with input from director of development
  • Assist with annual fundraising event including production and mailing of
  • invitation and other event materials
  • Promote and manage Day of Caring volunteers
  • Promote and solicit in-kind donations for Donation Drives
  • Support development operations including generating lists, reports and bulk mailings  


  • Enter gifts and create timely donor acknowledgment letters
  • Create new constituent records, update contact information, notes, and maintain other donor information  

Trenton Area Stakeholders

  • Prepare for 6 meetings a year, take notes at meetings, prepare and send constant contact announcements throughout the year and respond to TAS inquiries


  • Experience with WordPress and website maintenance; constant contact and design experience a plus
  • Experience with database management (GiftWorks) preferred
  • Interest in and enthusiasm for the mission of Millhill
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two years professional experience in the nonprofit sector or ability to demonstrate equivalent experience ·         Evidence of self-motivation
  • Evidence of excellent writing and communication skills
  • Excellent organization and collaboration skills
To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to


Lawrence Hopewell Trail Corporation: Project Manager - Part-Time

Posted: July 8, 2016
Location: Lawrence and Hopewell Townships , NJ

Summary: This position supports the Lawrence Hopewell Trail Corporation co-presidents and the committees of the Board of Trustees of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail Corporation by providing advice and direct project support that may include: monitoring applications for permits and monitoring progress on construction, engineering, and maintenance projects; periodically monitoring the maintenance of the LHT; researching potential funding sources and preparing and monitoring proposals and grant applications; assist with event and program planning and execution; developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders; assisting in the coordination of the activities of volunteers; developing content for the website and social media; and drafting and editing correspondence and presentations.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience in the management of complex projects
  • Careful attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel


  • Trail design, development, and maintenance and environmental regulations
  • Grant writing and fundraising experience
  • Knowledge of Mercer County area, especially Lawrence and Hopewell Townships
  • Ability to use QuickBooks, WordPress, UMapper, Twitter, and FaceBook
Additional information about the role, responsibilities, and requirements at

Estimated Time Commitment
: Ten to 15 hours weekly on average.

To Apply
: Review the complete position description and send a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to and  Indicate LHT Project Manager Application in the subject line.


Princeton Area Community Foundation: Vice President, Development Programs

Posted: July 7, 2016
Location: Princeton, NJ

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

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

Reports to the President


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


  • Thorough understanding of and strong commitment to the Community Foundation’s goals and mission.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree preferred.
  • Specialized knowledge of major gifts, planned giving, and annual appeal fund-raising.
  • Experience working within a nonprofit organization or foundation.
  • Able to work effectively with wealthy individuals and nonprofit organizations.
  • Experience working effectively with volunteers, boards, and committees.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability and willingness to work closely with other colleagues as a team; experience and comfort in working with individuals with diverse backgrounds.
  • Able to communicate effectively with prospects and donors and to learn about their philanthropic interests and activities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including public speaking and presentation development.
  • Energy, integrity, judgment, discretion, maturity and flexibility.
  • Ability to take initiative.
  • Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • Creative thinker.
  • Computer proficiency (MS Office Suite), email and Internet use, and willingness to learn a customized relational database.
To Apply: Please email a resume, cover letter, and three references to Jeffrey Vega, President & CEO, at No phone calls please.


Princeton Area Community Foundation: Accountant

Posted: July 7, 2016
Location: Princeton, NJ

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


Accounts Payable

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

General Ledger

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

Cash Receipts

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


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


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration preferred
  • Previous accounting experience a must
  • Experience maintaining a high level of confidentiality
  • Experience with database applications
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, a perfectionist by nature, with no tolerance for financial sloppiness
  • Time management and attention to detail
  • Computer skills including highly skilled in MS Excel as well as MS Word
  • Strong writing skills
  • Must have excellent work habits, including a willingness to perform duties generally outside of the scope of the position
To Apply: Please submit resume, cover letter, salary requirements and three professional references to Laura Longman, CFO, by email at No phone calls please. 



The Fund for New Jersey: Philanthropy Fellowship – Program Associate

Posted: July 7, 2016
Location: Princeton, NJ

Summary: The Fund for New Jersey, a private grant-making foundation, works to improve the quality of public policy decision-making on the most significant issues affecting the people of New Jersey and our region. Our grant making advances systemic and sustainable solutions to public problems through the work of policy, advocacy, analysis, and organizing. The Fund is active on topics including Budget & Finance, Climate & Environment, Criminal Justice, Education, Housing, Immigration, Poverty, and Public Media.

We encourage aspiring leaders in public policy to apply for this two-year fellowship position. The Program Associate will learn about all aspects of the work of a private foundation and will interact with many of New Jersey’s most significant policy issues.

The Program Associate will contribute to programmatic and strategic work of The Fund:

Grant Making (70%)

  • Contributing to invite, review, and evaluate grant inquiries and proposals
  • Completing issue-focused research to support and expand grantmaking
  • Conducting site visits with potential and current grantees
  • Preparing materials for board consideration
  • Managing and reporting grant-making data and outcome evaluations
  • Representing The Fund at meetings and conferences

Communications and Administration (30%)

  • Generating and distributing information about The Fund and the work of its grantees
  • Updating communications regularly, including social media and website
  • Preparing background materials and coordinating logistics for meetings
  • Managing grants database and assisting with program-related correspondence

Frequent travel throughout New Jersey is required. The Program Associate will be encouraged to develop her/his own expertise and, in consultation with the President, work responsibilities will be adjusted to make best use of the Program Associate’s particular skills and interests. The strongest candidate will have demonstrated academic and professional experience, including:

  • A Bachelor’s degree including coursework in policy, politics, economics, sociology, environmental studies, or related fields. Graduate work preferred.
  • Excellent judgment and the ability to learn quickly
  • Understanding of and enthusiasm for public policy and social change.
  • Evidence of outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication.
  • Flexibility, energy, and enthusiasm to address an array of issues affecting New Jersey.
  • Excellent writing and research skills.
  • Strong technology skills and ease with basic quantitative analysis.
  • Ability to think clearly, listen well, and to ask good questions.

This is a two-year position beginning in or around September 2016 and continuing for 24 months. Salary is commensurate with experience. The Fund has a small, energetic, and highly collaborative staff. It offers an exceptional work environment and excellent benefits. The Fund values and respects diversity.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter describing your interest and fit for the position, a resume, a writing sample (no more than 1,000 words), and a list of three references. Send all materials to Kiki Jamieson, President, at Review of applications will begin July 18 and will continue until the position is filled. 




Boys & Girls Clubs of New Jersey: BEAM Program Director

Posted: July 1, 2016
Location: Clifton, NJ

Summary: This position has responsibility for the day-to day management, coordination and implementation of Phase 3 of the Breathe Easier with Asthma Management (BEAM) program, an initiative of The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey in collaboration with the Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey (BGCNJ), including training, program oversight, technical assistance, reporting and communications. The position will also have responsibility for further developing the program by enhancing program components and assisting in the recruitment of new program partners.

The BEAM program's primary goal is to raise awareness about asthma and educate Boys & Girls Club members and their parents or caregivers about asthma and how best to manage it. Youth identified as having or being at risk of having asthma will be referred to a doctor for screening.

For consideration, applicants must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, leadership, decision-making, negotiation, and presentation/public speaking skills; program management background a must; comprehensive working knowledge of program planning, budgeting and operations; ability to comfortably work with all levels of staff both internally and externally; strong project management and organizational skills as well as the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines; excellent computer knowledge and applicable software; experience using social media, an ability to think analytically, manage change, work as a team; and possesses a demonstrated understanding of working with staff and youth.

Additional responsibilities and requirements are detailed in the complete job description.

To Apply: View the complete job description and email cover letter and resume to Make sure to include "BEAM Program Director" in subject line.



NJ LEEP: College Access Director

Posted: June 30, 2016
Location: Newark, NJ

Summary: NJ LEEP, is seeking a College Access Director to manage the College Application Program and college transition process.  This is a new position intended to strengthen the college application process for our students and families.  NJ LEEP is an award-winning, intensive four-year college access program working with 150+ students from underserved neighborhoods in the greater Newark area. 100% of NJ LEEP program graduates have gone on to college, including Amherst, Georgetown, Princeton, Rutgers, Wellesley, Wesleyan, and the University of Chicago.

This is a new position intended to strengthen the college application process for students and their families. The College Access Director manages the College Application Program and the college transition process.  S/he reports to the Managing Director of Programs. 


  • Counsel high school seniors and their families through the college application process, including researching schools and completing all applications and financial forms
  • Create and refine systems to manage the following: application writing, revision and submission; college list selection; financial aid submission and tracking; college visitations; college match identification; and other systems that may be necessary to ensure a seamless and efficient application and matriculation process
  • Create and refine content for and lead the following workshops and classes:
    • Family workshops relating to financial aid, choosing the right college, and preparing students for college success
    • Summer college application preparation classes
    • Workshops to prepare Seniors for the rigors of the most competitive colleges
  • Meet with Seniors and their families in the Spring to guide their college decisions
  • Oversee the completion of all NJ LEEP letters of recommendation
  • Partner with high school guidance counselors to ensure timely completion of college applications
  • Cultivate relationships with partner schools, potentially including coordinating college visits

Qualifications: Above all else, NJ LEEP is an institution dedicated to very specific core design principles. Among them are: a commitment to excellence and a willingness to constantly reflect on ways to improve our individual and institutional performance. Additionally, candidates must have the following:

  • BS/BA degree from a 4-year college or university
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience such as experience counseling students about the college application process or in a college admissions office
  • Strong writing, proofreading and editing skills, with meticulous attention to detail
  • Experience and comfort with public speaking
  • The ability to organize and analyze large amounts of data and create action plans for implementation.
  • Experience in teaching preferred A proactive approach to obtaining results and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Professional and positive attitude with a willingness to contribute to a positive staff dynamic; a sense of humor is a must
To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Deb Ellis at with the subject line “College Access Director.” Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible; applications received by July 20, 2016, will receive priority consideration. Due to the volume of applications, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


Free Press: News Voices: New Jersy Organizer

Posted: June 30, 2016

Summary: Free Press seeks an experienced and innovative organizer to expand our News Voices: New Jersey project.

The organizer will work on our News Voices project, which focuses on connecting community members and newsrooms to improve local journalism. Our work in the next year will focus on engaging residents in Camden and Newark and following up on our work in Asbury Park, Atlantic City, Morristown and New Brunswick. In addition, the organizer will help us harness the growing political power of our members and supporters in New Jersey to make quality journalism more sustainable in the state and beyond. The organizer will manage events, coordinate community outreach and promote the News Voices project to a variety of stakeholders.

The position will be based in New Jersey to ensure that the organizer can engage deeply with the communities we’re working in while maintaining connections with the national scope of Free Press’ work. We envision a tele-work arrangement with the selected candidate working from their home office.

To Apply: Please view complete job description and apply online.


Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss: Director of Development

Posted: June 28, 2016
Location: Westfield, NJ

Summary: Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss is a free year-round grief support center located in Westfield, NJ serving all of Union County as well as surrounding municipalities. We serve children and teens coping with loss due to the death or a parent or sibling, and children and teens coping with an adult family member with a terminal, chronic or life-altering illness.

The Director of Development is an energetic, amicable, and highly organized, detail oriented individual who provides key support and knowledge to the Executive Director and oversees all development operations of the organization. The Director of Development is the first point of contact for the majority of Imagine’s donors and prospective donors, so strong communication skills and a friendly professional demeanor are essential. The Director will be stepping into a small but well-developed development department with good infrastructure and practice. Imagine is in the midst of a 3-year $3 million campaign, Imagine Our Future: The Campaign for Sustainability, that has great momentum and a bright outlook. 


  • Steward, cultivate and solicit current and prospective Major Donors for the New Space Campaign and the Circle of Hope (Donor level)
  • Manage the annual Imagine Fundraising Breakfast event Develop plans for securing planned and major gift donations from new sources
  • Oversee two Annual Appeals and work with the team to market the appeals through e-blasts, website, annual report, and social media
  • Manage Imagine’s Board of Directors Campaign
  • Cultivate and manage current and prospective Corporate Donors
  • Manage the development department personnel Manage and oversee Imagine’s peer-to-peer fundraising initiative, Team Imagine
  • Manage Imagine’s grant submissions to Foundations and Corporations
  • Mine the Imagine database for donor prospects
  • Work on special projects as needed and assume additional responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director


  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and fundraising experience
  • Experience using fundraising software or a database to generate lists and reports
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Previous track record of successful donor campaigns
  • Previous experience in prospect research
  • Previous experience running events that follow the Benevon model a plus
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in using various Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and Outlook
  • Must demonstrate time management skills and ability to work well under pressure, as well as the ability to multi task
To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to


Partners for Women and Justice: Development Administrative Assistant

Posted: June 23, 2016
Location: Montclair, NJ

Summary: Partners for Women and Justice seeks a Development Administrative Assistant to work under the direction of the Director of Advancement, or her/his designee, works to support the Fundraising and Communications administrative functions.



  • Record Keeping and Data Entry for all Development Activities
    • Maintain and update donor records
    • Add new donor information
    • Add event attendee details
    • Update new/existing pro bono attorney information
    • Provide data for donor reports as requested
    • Create and maintain mailing lists and email distribution lists
    • Generate, print, collate, stamp and mail donor acknowledgement letters
  • Event Support
    • Assemble sponsor and auction solicitation kits and mail/e-mail, track responses and follow-up
    • Invitations: coordinate distribution to trustees and mailing, supervise volunteers
    • Logistics: coordinate deliveries of collateral, oversee room set up, manage volunteers, trouble shoot and overall timing of the event schedule
    • Secure, set up and manage peer-to-peer platform and social media
  • Grant Support
    • Maintain Domestic Violence research and government statistical data
    • Research specific grantors as assigned


  • Social Media
    • Assist in development of Annual Report (pick photos, proofread, etc.)
    • Manage social media with regular updates as directed by Director of Advancement, including Facebook, Linkedin, Instrgram and Twitter
  • Website Updates
  • Marketing
    • Prepare media materials for distribution (i.e. copying, filing, mailing, e-mailing)
    • Annual Report (includes data collection, proof reading, distribution list and mailing)
    • Outreach Pamphlet distribution


  • Demonstrated competence in Microsoft Word, Excel spreadsheet applications, use of Internet and database administration
  • Knowledge of GiftWorks a plus
  • Knowledge of social media and peer-to-peer fundraising platforms a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization, time management and project management skills
  • Self starter and strong problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated good judgment and ability to maintain confidential information
To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to


JESPY House: Executive Director

Posted: June 23, 2016
Location: South Orange, NJ

Summary: JESPY House is a nonprofit organization that enables adults with learning and developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential and lead independent lives in the community. The organization offers a full range of services, including life skills training, vocational counseling, health services, recreational activities, a day program and residential program.

JESPY House opened its doors with 4 clients in 1978 and today, serves 37 people living in residential facilities and more than 200 clients living independently in or near South Orange. The organization has a budget of approximately $5 million and 70 staff members. JESPY House is based in South Orange, New Jersey, and serves clients aged 18 to 60+.   

The Executive Director will report to the Board of Directors and, as the agency is currently structured, will have an Assistant Executive Director (in charge of programs) and Director of Operations reporting directly to him/her. JESPY House is unique in its mission of providing services to a high functioning population of learning and developmentally disabled individuals and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to build on the strengths of this highly regarded agency to re-define, re-invigorate and re-organize it going into the future. The Executive Director will work with board and staff to a strategic plan that achieves its mission through consistent and timely progress toward a professional management and operations structure.

The ideal candidate will have a commitment to JESPY’s mission and will have experience in serving its target population in order to grow the organization and expand its capabilities.  He/she will have the leadership and management skills to energize a well-qualified staff and build it into a collaborative team and will be financially astute, enabling JESPY to increase its revenue base and prepare for a stable future in a changing environment.

To Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter to


Family Resource Network: Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA)

Posted: June 17, 2016
Location: Open

Summary: The Family Resource Network is a leading provider of family support services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in New Jersey.  Reporting to the Executive Director, the BCBA, will supervise in-home and community-based ABA services for children on the Autism Spectrum ages 2-21 years old.  You will be charged with training, program development and service delivery of specialized interventions for people with Autism and other intelligential and developmentally disabilities.   


  • BCBA certification.
  • Master’s Degree in behavioral analysis, psychology or related field (preferred).
  • Minimum 1 year experience working with adults and children with autism spectrum disorder and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and use common sense.
  • Understanding and commitment to community based support for persons with disabilities.
  • Flexibility to deal with people at a variety of levels, both internally and externally.
  • Ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form.
  • Must be willing to travel statewide.
  • Flexible schedule to include days, evenings and weekends. 

To Apply: View complete job opening and apply online.


Family Resource Network: Controller

Posted: June 17, 2016
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: The Family Resource Network is a leading provider of family support services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in New Jersey.  The Controller will be responsible for a broad range of fiscal duties including, but not limited to, government contract administration, grant administration and managing day to day transactional accounting activities of a non-profit organization. 


  • Assists the CFO with strategic budgetary oversight.
  • Prepares journal entries and expense reports.
  • Prepares monthly bank and account reconciliations in a timely fashion.
  • Prepares monthly program profit & loss reports and interfaces with program teams to ensure an understanding of financial data for the purposes of managing budgets.
  • Develops and monitors annual budgets for all government contracts, foundation grants, and programs.
  • Prepares monthly budget reports and analyzes variances to ensure proper control of spending to budget.
  • Maintains General Ledger and journal entries.
  • Acts as audit liaison; prepares audit and Form 990 schedules and provides support to external auditors.
  • Assists in annual audits by outside auditors.
  • Supervises department staff.
  • Supervises the maintenance of certificates of insurance.
  • Ensures that internal controls are in place and followed by all accounting and financial personnel so as to enhance security and minimize opportunity for fraud.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting with a minimum of 5-7 years of experience in finance/accounting position.
  • Non-profit and fee for service experience is required.
  • Ability to plan, organize, implement, evaluate, and modify financial programs, informational support systems, and processes.
  • Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
  • Knowledge of computerized information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial and systems support.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to make evaluative judgments. 

To Apply: View complete job opening and apply online.


New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Director of Client Services

Posted: June 16, 2016
Location: Morristown, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing services to men, women, and children in need. Reporting to the Director of Planning and Real Estate, the Director of Property Management and Compliance is responsible for overseeing compliance and tenant files for NJCDC’s various special needs housing and rental assistance programs, as well as, organizational documents for each of NJCDC’s related entities.


  • Manages all tenant files including leases, subleases, income re-certifications, rent calculations, payment plans, and compliance with funding guidelines
  • Performs agency and program compliance monitoring for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Programs, State Department of Community Affairs Programs, Shelter + Care, Housing First, State Rental Assistance and Housing Choice Voucher Programs
  • Prepares quarterly and annual grant and loan administration reports for Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit Program, New Jersey Historic Trust, and Federal Home Loan Bank
  • Submits monthly program reimbursement requests for rental assistance programs
  • Reviews tenant rent accounts and prepares monthly arrears report
  • Issues notices to tenants in the event of lease violations
  • Coordinates with outside counsel when necessary for eviction or other legal action
  • Prepares and submits landlord’s documentation to court as necessary
  • Works closely with the Residential Programs Department to assist tenants with adhering to applicable program guidelines and payment plans
  • Works closely with the Director of Facilities to monitor tenant maintenance and repair matters for inclusion into the monthly Property Management report
  • Conducts monthly meetings for each of our projects with the Director of Planning and Real Estate, the Director of Facilities and supportive service staff
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field and one year work experience (Master’s Degree preferred)
  • Background in property management and knowledge of rental voucher compliance requirements
  • Previous work experience with special needs populations and affordable housing development preferred
  • Project management skills
  • Strong organizational skills, self-starter, and ability to work independently
  • Computer literate with proficiency in MS office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions
  • Ability to work diplomatically with colleagues, customers and agencies
  • Ability to multi-task

To Apply: Please submit your resume with a thoughtful cover letter telling us about yourself, your skills, and experience to


Jersey Battered Women’s Service: Director of Client Services

Posted: June 10, 2016
Location: Morristown, NJ

Summary: Jersey Battered Women’s Service (JBWS), the Morris County domestic violence agency, seeks a Director of Client Services to develop and direct all client services.  Successful candidate will be an energetic, client-focused senior-level administrator with deep commitment to JBWS’ mission, and dedication to high-quality service delivery. MSW or related degree.  Licensed. LCSW and DVS preferred.  8-10 years of supervisory experience in human services setting, including victim services work. 

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To Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter to


New Jersey Health Initiatives: Public Relations Specialist

Posted: June 6, 2016
Location: Camden, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Health Initiatives currently has an open position for a Communications Specialist. We are seeking someone with excellent communications skills who will help us advance our work to strengthen NJ communities and build a Culture of Health in our state. The position description is posted on the Rutgers University Web site, and can be accessed through the following link. The page also has a link to apply online for the position.

View complete job description.

To Apply: Apply online with a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and a list of references.


New Jersey Council for the Humanities: Director of Development and Communications

Posted: June 6, 2016
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: The New Jersey Council for the Humanities seeks a Director of Development and Communications to be part of our organizational transformation. At NJCH you will work in partnership with a committed Executive Director, creative staff, and engaged board to plan and implement a targeted fundraising program and to communicate NJCH’s mission and program objectives to donors, stakeholders, and public audiences.

We seek an early to mid-career development professional excited to make a compelling case for the humanities in public life; a systems thinker who tracks and measures success; a learner who keeps up to date with new research and best practices in the field; and a problem solver who values being a partner in the organization’s overall strategy. Because this is a new position, we recognize the need to target activities and define realistic goals. But we also expect you to enjoy being on the ground floor—creating new systems, participating in our upcoming messaging and website redesign, and building a culture of philanthropy throughout the organization.

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

  • The skills and determination to convert the enthusiasm of humanities supporters into donations and grants
  • At least 5 years development experience
  • A humanities education and ability to understand the goals of public humanities programs
  • Persistence and follow-through in maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to create positive, long-term relationships by demonstrating a commitment to collaboration and customer service
  • An ethos of building the organization through collaboration and teamwork

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. NJCH offers a full benefits package.

View complete job description.

To Apply: Submit a letter outlining your interest and fit for the position; a resume or CV; names, titles, phone numbers, and email addresses for three references to Please include your last name in the subject line. Address your letter of interest to Briann Greenfield, Ph.D., Executive Director. Review of applications will begin July 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. The New Jersey Council for the Humanities values and respects diversity.