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Lead New Jersey Communications & Fellows Engagement Associate
Social Service Association of Ridgewood and Vicinity Director of Development - Part-time
Make-A-Wish New Jersey Medical Outreach Manager
Family Planning Center of Ocean County Executive Director
Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey Special Events Program Coordinator
Princeton Alumni Corps Executive Director
New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence Deaf Advocacy Project Coordinator
Wynona's House Family Advocacy Volunteer Initiative Trainer/Recruiter
New Jersey Conservation Foundation Development Associate
The Work Group, Inc. Accountant
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Manager, Special Events and Women’s Leadership Initiative
New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence Domestic Violence Attorney
Princeton University Communications Strategist
The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association Marketing Manager
Easter Seals New Jersey Director of Development
New Jersey Community Development Corporation Vice President of Development
GlassRoots Program Director
The Center for Great Expectations Director of Development - Major Gifts
PlanSmart NJ Executive Director
Project Self-Sufficiency Multiple Listings



 

Lead New Jersey: Communications & Fellows Engagement Associate

Posted: March 28, 2017
Location: Princeton, NJ

Summary: Lead New Jersey (LNJ) has, since 1987, trained 30 year-long classes of state leaders on the cutting edge issues that face our lives. Our more than 1500 program graduates, called Fellows, inhabit the highest offices of business, government, and the non-profit sector. The LNJ year-long Fellowship year, and our alumni events for fellows, connect and inform New Jersey’s leaders. Visit our web site, leadnj.org, to learn more. Lead New Jersey is seeking a talented and committed individual as a full-time Communications & Fellows Engagement Associate to help engage the entire LNJ community through various communications strategies and educational events. Reporting to the Vice President for Recruitment, Alumni Relations, & Communications, he or she will apply his/her skills to manage LNJ Fellows in the current annual class, as well as support programs and events for our 1500+ alumni. 

Primary Duties:

  • Assist with organization-wide communications, including e-blasts, newsletters, website, and social media
  • Collect, produce, and distribute relatable and effective content (written, photography, and video) at LNJ seminars and related events
  • Support in planning and coordinating monthly seminars, including staffing all seminars and current class events
  • Assist in planning and coordinating alumni programs and events, including marketing of and staffing events
  • Update and maintain accurate and detailed program applicant, participant, and alumni records, including management of LNJ’s contacts database
  • Manage the execution of Leadership In Action projects with current and recently graduated Fellows
  • Support the recruitment of LNJ’s next class, including planning and staffing outreach events and working with the recruitment committee on recruitment efforts

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, concentration in communications or related fields preferred
  • Communications experience, especially website management and proficiency in shooting and editing video/photography
  • Social media experience (including but not limited to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube)
  • Event planning experience
  • Excellent marketing skills
  • Detail-oriented with organization and project management skills
  • Superb “people skills” to enthusiastically engage Fellows and oversee related programming
  • In-office work required at Lead New Jersey’s office in Princeton, New Jersey, with regular off-site assignments
  • Travel (mostly New Jersey) required, with occasional overnights
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license

To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to jen@leadnj.org. Please no phone calls. Applicants with appropriate backgrounds will be contacted for a face-to-face interview.

   




 

Social Service Association of Ridgewood and Vicinity: Director of Development - Part-time

Posted: March 28, 2017
Location: Ridgewood, NJ

Summary: The Social Service Association provides food, emergency housing and utility assistance, summer camp stipends, Thanksgiving dinner, holiday gifts, and referrals to families in need in six towns in northern Bergen County. The Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of Social Service Association’s fundraising including the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns. The Director of Development is a creative, self-starter who reports to the President of the SSA Board of Directors and to the Executive Director.   SSA has an operating annual budget of $250k.  For this newly created position, candidates should rely on their previous experience to perform the duties of this job successfully.  

Part-time position 20-24 hrs/week.  Salary, commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute SSA annual fundraising plan while working closely with Executive Director, President and board members
  • Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them regarding SSA’s goals and funding needs
  • Grow a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with donors
  • Represent SSA within the community, region and statewide at various meetings and groups to inform the community of SSA’s goals and impact
  • Oversee grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements
  • Work to increase the Association’s visibility in the community
  • Direct the annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives
  • Help plan the yearly budget with the Finance Committee with input from the Office Manager and Executive Director
  • Meet with Executive Committee, ED and Office manager to evaluate SSA’s current strategic plan on a half yearly basis and as needed
  • Coordinate fundraising special events & employee fundraising drives
  • Oversee and evaluate fundraising database and tracking systems
  • Delegate specific fundraising assignments to Board
  • Oversee creation of publications to support fundraising activities
  • Maintain gift recognition programs
  • With director and Office manager, work to establish several compelling stories for use on the website and other forms of social media

 

Qualifications:

  • Embrace the mission of SSA
  • A minimum of 5 years of development experience with progressively increasing responsibilities
  • Proven track record of soliciting and closing gifts at the $25k level or above
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, organizational and analytical skills, and project management skills
  • Experience with volunteer engagement, management and training
  • Bachelor’s degree (master’s degree a plus)

To Apply: Email resume to info@ssaridgewood.org. 

   




 

Make-A-Wish New Jersey: Medical Outreach Manager

Posted: March 27, 2017
Location: Monroe Township, NJ

Summary: Make-A-Wish® New Jersey (MAWNJ), granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy, seeks a full-time Medical Outreach Manager to join our team at our Monroe Township, NJ castle facility. This is a great opportunity to share in the power of a child’s wish come true, especially at one of the leading Make-A-Wish chapters in the country, as well as a tremendous opportunity to play a crucial role in our success, make an immediate impact, and experience profound job satisfaction/fulfillment.

Primary Duties: Responsible for developing, strategizing and overseeing the medical outreach and eligibility efforts chapter wide to ensure all qualified children receive a wish.  Build a referral source network in New Jersey through research, analysis, and cultivations of relationships with medical professionals, hospital administrators, social workers and child life specialists. Maintain existing referral source relationships and work to identify new referral sources and strategically determine best method for outreach.  Plan and implement face-to-face trainings/meetings throughout state to educate referral sources regarding the Foundation’s services and eligibility requirements.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree required.  Master’s degree, preferred with 3+ years of medical outreach, health services, child life experience in the social services sector.  Bi-lingual, English/Spanish Speaking, preferred. Self -motivated, creative, problem-solving team player with excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills required. Raiser’s Edge/Salesforce/Microsoft Office proficient; Analytical Skills, excellent written and oral  communication skills; Ability to work evenings and weekends to ensure coverage at professional seminars; can stand for long periods at MAW display and carry/set-up display materials; Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and achieve objectives with a sense of urgency; Ability to build and sustain productive long-term relationships; Confident, polished and professional presentation and communication skills to both large and small groups; Working knowledge of childhood illnesses & treatment protocols; Travel required within the 3-state area up to 40%; Additional travel may arise on an as needed basis; Must be social media savvy for research and communication purposes; Possess critical thinking skills with the ability to problem solve, independently, and as part of a team; Willing and able to work nights and weekends, when necessary.

To Apply: If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume with “Medical Outreach Manager” in the subject line to jobs@wishnj.org.  No phone calls please. 

   




 

Family Planning Center of Ocean County: Executive Director

Posted: March 24, 2017
Location: Lakewood, NJ

Summary: The Family Planning Center of Ocean County is a small Title X family planning agency providing services to 2500- 4000 patients annually.  The Executive Director will provide leadership in developing programmatic, organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff.  Carry out policies and procedures authorized by the Board.  Maintain official records and documents and ensure the development, implementation and compliance with all policies and procedures in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.  Act as HIPAA Privacy & Security Officer.

Responsibilities:

  • Overall Management of the Agency
  • Day to day operation of the agency
  • Direct supervision of professional staff
  • In communication:
    • Establish relationships and cooperative arrangements with the community.
    • Ensure the point of view of the agency is presented in a strong positive manner to staff, patients other organizations, the media and general public.
  • Responsible for human resource management
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining strong fiscal management:
    • Work with staff to develop the annual budget and prudently manage the organization’s resources within budget guidelines in accordance with current laws and regulations.

Qualifications:

  • Shall have a baccalaureate degree and a minimum of two years of full-time or full-time equivalent, administrative or supervisory experience in a health care facility, preferably a non-profit. Each additional year of full-time or full-time equivalent, administrative or supervisory experience and/or training in a health care facility may be substituted for each year of the four-year degree requirement. Four years of such experience and/or training may be used to satisfy the degree requirement.
  • Must have excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must have excellent leadership skills and believe in the concept of Family Planning.

To Apply: Please send email to fpcocceo@gmail.

   



 

Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey: Special Events Program Coordinator

Posted: March 23, 2017
Location: Millburn, NJ

Summary: The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey is a private, 501c(3) not-for-profit.  Our mission is simply to “unsell” drugs and alcohol to the residents of New Jersey, specifically our youth.  We are seeking a motivated individual, with extensive experience, who will be responsible for coordinating the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Public Service Campaign outreach and help get the message of substance abuse prevention out through utilizing various social media and traditional platforms, as well as in the coordination of events and activities to bring the PDFNJ message to communities across New Jersey.

Under the direction of the Director of Marketing, Media and Community Relations and Executive Director, the Special Events Program Coordinator will serve as the lead logistics coordinator for community meetings, symposiums, and other programmatic special events. 

Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal communications and writing skills; attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-disciplined, able to work independently and proficient in time management; organize time, set priorities, meet deadlines
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Bachelor’s degree in communication, or related field
  • Candidates will possess a minimum of two-plus years of experience in media relations, web communications, public relations, or equivalent experience; strong communication and interpersonal skills; excellent understanding of the role played by traditional, web and digital media; excellent writing and editing skills; and demonstrated creativity and organizational skills.  Familiarity with substance abuse prevention is highly desirable.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the planning, coordination and promotion  of community meetings and symposiums; including but not limited to phone calls, mailings, creation/maintenance of databases
  • Coordinate the day–of event logistics (scheduling, staffing, set-up, breakdown, etc.) as well as follow-up post event (thank you letters, invoicing)
  • Attend event-planning committee meetings
  • Identify and coordinate events, town halls, and activities to bring the PDFNJ message to communities across New Jersey.
  • Write and distribute press releases to promote PDFNJ events and activities to traditional and non-traditional sources, while constantly updating contact and distribution lists with new emerging media outlets and contacts.
  • Identify public relations and media opportunities to promote the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey events and initiatives, in coordination with the Media team.
  • Research and implement creative new strategies for expanding social media reach and grow following
  • Collaborate with PDFNJ media team on proactive media outreach, including pitching story ideas to reporters, bloggers, etc. related to events.
  • Coordinate responses with Director and Media Team to incoming media inquiries.
  • Support the development and implementation of regional and program-specific media plans and programs.
  • Collaborate with staff on outgoing documents, drafting awards submissions, survey responses, and other background materials. 
  • Assist in the coordination and development briefing documents for media interviews, and top management speeches.
  • Must be well versed in manipulating databases and spreadsheets in Excel, etc.
  • Limited travel will be required.  Must have own vehicle; standard travel reimbursements.

To Apply: Please send resume to kathy@drugfreenj.org. The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey is an Equal Employment Opportunity Workplace (EEOC) and a Drug Free Workplace.




 

Princeton Alumni Corps: Executive Director

Posted: March 23, 2017
Location: Princeton, NJ

Summary: Princeton AlumniCorps mobilizes people, organizations, and networks for the public good. As a national network of civically engaged alumni and public interest organizations, AlumniCorps expands our collective capacity to address significant social issues by developing civic leaders, building expansive community, and creating social impact.

Princeton AlumniCorps seeks a visionary leader, excellent manager, and talented fundraiser as its next Executive Director. With a newly-adopted strategic plan (2017-2021) and the full support of the Board of Directors for the implementation of this plan, the next Executive Director will inherit a growing organization with a clear and compelling trajectory. The person in this crucial role will be challenged to build on the considerable history of Princeton AlumniCorps, while harnessing new energy toward expanded impact.

Partners in this work include both long-time and new board members, alumni of our programs, a growing pool of donors at all levels, a national network of partner nonprofits and affiliate programs, and passionate volunteers. The new Executive Director will also benefit from a small-and-mighty staff team who possess deep professional expertise in their areas and are committed to the organization.

The Executive Director is responsible for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission through its operational and financial objectives. The Executive Director must be organized, independently motivated, an experienced communicator, an enthusiastic fundraiser, and a fundamentally collaborative colleague to successfully oversee the day-to-day functions of Princeton AlumniCorps. He or she must have the ability to move capably and confidently among a wide range of responsibilities including program development, financial management, human resources, fundraising, public relations, board and volunteer relations, building management, and staff oversight. The Executive Director reports to the Princeton AlumniCorps President, Chair, and Board of Directors.

View complete job description.

To Apply: After viewing the complete job description, please email your resume and a thoughtful cover letter, including an indication of your desired salary range, to EDSearch@alumnicorps.org.  The subject line should include Executive Director Search.  Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis through May 1, 2017.




 

New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence: Deaf Advocacy Project Coordinator

Posted: March 21, 2017
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: The full-time Deaf Advocacy Project Coordinator (DAPC) is responsible for the development and implementation of the Deaf Advocacy Project (DAP) in close collaboration with the DAP Committee. The DAP trains Deaf persons to serve as advocates with Deaf victims of domestic or sexual violence statewide.

Responsibilities:

  • Project Development and Coordination:  Develop policies and procedures for DAP Plan and implement meetings of the DAP; Maintain Project files; Coordinate contracts with interpreters for meetings, training, and program assistance; Identify, order and distribute assistive devices, as appropriate
  • Technical Assistance - Provide training and technical assistance to domestic violence and sexual assault programs on ensuring quality service provision to deaf survivors of domestic and sexual violence
  • Volunteer Management - Recruit volunteers; Coordinate connection of volunteers to training; Supervise volunteer deaf advocates; Connect DAP volunteers with SART and DVRT teams
  • Communications- Work with Communications staff to ensure visibility of program and its services; Ensure clear and consistent communication among project partners
  • Anti-Oppression - Provide support to DV/SA programs on inclusion and access plans for underserved populations
  • Administrative - Develop and implement needs assessment; Compile data on program results; Submit monthly reports ; Complete time and effort documentation; Assist in development of grant reports; Develop DAP manual  
  • Liaison Responsibilities - Serve as liaison to other NJCEDV staff and programs, community partners;  

Qualifications

  • Fluent in American Sign Language
  • Master’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in social work, human services
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Prior supervisory or volunteer management experience
  • Able to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Computer experience and skills in Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, Word and Outlook

To Apply: Please send resumes to vwhittaker@njcedv.org.




 

Wynona's House: Family Advocacy Volunteer Initiative Trainer/Recruiter

Posted: March 21, 2017
Location: Newark, NJ

Summary: The Family Advocate Volunteer Initiative is a new, innovative project that will screen, train, certify and provide shared oversight of community volunteers to provide support to non-offending families with children who are victims of abuse or neglect. This is a great opportunity for a self-starter and a person with great ideas to grow a budding initiative. This position will also serve as the primary trainer for the agency.

The Family Advocate Volunteer Initiative Trainer/Recruiter will: lead Wynona's House Child Advocacy Center's training and volunteer recruitment efforts in Essex County, NJ; lead the development and implementation of our training curriculum(s) for staff, interns, volunteers and stakeholders, as well as the recruitment, screening, and training of all volunteers; be responsible for assisting in the development of the annual MDT training conference/summit; and provide services and support to families in the Family Advocacy Program (FAP). This senior-level position will report to the Chief Program Officer who reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

This position requires field work that includes attending fairs and other community events, conducting training and outreach to community organizations, and other travel as needed to fulfill the responsibilities of this role.

View complete job description.

Qualifications: MSW or related master's degree required with several years' experience including coordinating and facilitating trainings. Candidate must be bi-lingual, fluent in written and spoken English and Spanish. Experience in child advocacy, social work, psychology or other related field is required, as well as previous experience with children's rights, and working with DCF/DCP&P and other local community service providers. Candidate must have at least 5 years' experience of training/workshop facilitation required.

Additional Information:

  • This position is a full time exempt, salaried position. Salary competitive and commensurate with education and related experience. Excellent benefits package.
  • Flexible schedule opportunities - typically 9am-6pm, with one hour unpaid meal break each day; some evening and weekends are required.
  • Travel will be necessary (i.e. trainings, meetings, recruiting and outreach), and work in off-site locations.
  • Reliable transportation is necessary.
  • If offered a position, all candidates must pass a full background check.

To Apply: Please send a thoughtful cover letter stating your interest in this position and child and family advocacy, with a resume to Robert Crocker, COO at rcrocker@wynonashouse.org.




 

New Jersey Conservation Foundation: Development Associate

Posted: March 21, 2017
Location: Far Hills, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Conservation Foundation, a premiere nonprofit environmental conservation group seeks a Development Associate to work closely with the Director of Development & Communications to support major gift solicitation and fundraising communications.

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

Education and experience include bachelor’s degree with three plus years’ experience in a fundraising and development role and proficiency with online fundraising, nonprofit advocacy and membership cultivation. Experience with fundraising events a plus.  Qualifications include exceptional writing, proofreading, organizational and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task and work well as a team member. 

Competitive salary and benefits package offered. EOE M/F/V/D

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



 

The Work Group: Accountant

Posted: March 16, 2017
Location: Pennsauken, NJ

Summary: The Work Group, a private nonprofit education and training organization in Pennsauken New Jersey is looking for an experienced fulltime staff account.

This position requires previous experience in nonprofit grant based accounting. The position is responsible for all facets of the fiscal department from accounts payable, payroll coordination with outside payroll service, grants management, budgeting, budget analysis, budget planning, and financial report preparation.

In addition, this position has responsibility for selecting, hiring, and coordinating vendors related to supplies, building upkeep, equipment maintenance, and other services as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years experience in nonprofit accounting.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks, and strong technological skills.
  • Experience in managing multiple grant based funding streams.
  • Experience with cost allocation based on funder requirements.
  • Experience with funder specific reporting.
  • The ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Outstanding organization and recordkeeping abilities.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance.
  • Outstanding communication skills for working with funders, venders, and other partners. 

The Work Group offers an excellent benefit program.  Salary range for this position $44,000 to $48,000.

To Apply:  Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirement to The Work Group, 3720 Marlton Pike, Pennsauken, NJ 08110, resume@theworkgroup.net, 856-486-7287 (fax).



 

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey: Manager, Special Events and Women's Leadership Initiative

Posted: March 13, 2017
Location: Typical schedule to be 3 days in Southern New Jersey Offices (Home Office is Cherry Hill, NJ) and 2 days in Philadelphia, PA.

Summary: United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey's (UWGPSNJ) mission is to harness, leverage and strategically invest the collective power of donors, advocates and volunteers, to drive measurable results that improve the lives of people in our region.  UWGPSNJ takes a holistic approach to improve Education, Financial Stability and Health and we make sure people can meet their most basic needs – food, shelter and safety. Our Impact Fund changes lives and strengthens communities – one child, one adult and one family at a time.

An individual is needed to manage and execute UWGPSNJ fundraising events, including by not limited to, the Bone Rune, Golf Outings and the Women’s Leadership Initiative in Southern New Jersey.

Responsibilities:

  • Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) Management—Southern New Jersey (60%)
    • Responsible to help drive fundraising for the Women’s Leadership Initiative in Southern New Jersey by working with Development Officers and volunteers
    • Plan and manage Women’s Leadership Initiative events and programs in the five county Southern New Jersey region (Camden, Burlington, Cumberland, Atlantic, and Cape May Counties), in collaboration with WLI volunteers and internal UWGPSNJ staff
    • Manage WLI sub-committees in Southern New Jersey
    • Manage WLI administrative duties including contact and distribution list, oversee database, set up monthly steering committee meetings, compose meeting minutes and more
    • Participate in monthly WLI Leadership meetings/conference calls
    • Provide on-site support for WLI and WLI Next Generation events
    • Act as Resource Development liaison and support program development of Success By 6 and other WLI  Impact initiatives
    • Manage and drive  the WLI Next Generation strategy
    • Field general email and phone inquiries from WLI Committee members, prospects, internal and external constituents
  • Manage and execute fundraising events (40%) – examples of two specific events are noted below and leadership or support of other events may also be required:  
    • Bone Run & Golf Outing Events —tasks include:
    • Manage sponsorships and fundraising—working closely with the RD team
    • Manage all event logistics
    • Work with engagement team on volunteer management and responsible to manage day-of volunteers
    • Manage committees
    • Budget development & tracking -  liaison with Finance Department
    • Work with the Communications Department on all event related materials and communications

Qualifications:

  • Communications – strong verbal communication skills and advanced writing skills
  • Planning/Organization – proactively plans and prioritizes work activities, coordinates multiple workflows; uses time efficiently
  • Process Management – establishes logical, efficient work flows and action plans in support of specific objectives
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving capabilities
  • Interpersonal Skills – communicates clearly, develops effective relationships; can influence others
  • Fundraising – understands development concepts, especially the role of stewardship
  • Data Management/Analysis – values data integrity; able to query database and analyze information in support of business strategies
  • Proficient in basic Microsoft Office applications; experienced and comfortable leveraging complex relational database
  • Demonstrates required skills or experience on core competencies in accordance with the UWGPSNJ Competency Framework
  • Valid drivers license & insurance and/or reliable transportation required for out-of-office travel as required by the position.
  • A minimum of five (5) years related work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience

Applicants as well as employees who are, or become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job functions and meet basic job qualifications either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. The organization shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.

The above information reflects the general responsibilities considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. This document should not be considered a fully detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. Other duties may be assigned that are not listed in the above job description and the organization may change the specific job duties with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.

To Apply: Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter, including salary expectations, to hrdept@uwgpsnj.org and note Special Events Manager in the subject line.

UWGPSNJ promotes a culture of inclusion and seeks talented staff from diverse backgrounds. UWGPSNJ does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected factor.

   


 

New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence: Domestic Violence Attorney

Posted: March 10, 2017
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: Under the direction of the New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence Staff Attorney, the Domestic Violence Attorney is responsible for responding to calls from domestic violence victims to provide legal information and support, as well as provide appropriate advice and referrals. The Domestic Violence Attorney will also assist in the management and facilitation of monthly domestic violence legal clinics provided to partnering agencies in Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties. Both the hotline and clinic will focus on providing legal support to domestic violence victims in preparation for TRO/FRO hearings and emergent custody matters. 

Responsibilities:

  • This position is 35 hours per week.
  • Answer incoming calls to the Domestic Violence Legal Assistance Hotline.
  • Conduct legal interviews.
  • Provide legal advice regarding restraining order hearings and emergent custody matters.
  • Provide appropriate referrals to outside agencies and services.
  • Record all case data and facts into a computerized case management system.
  • Research legal issues as needed.
  • Assist with development of pro se legal education materials.
  • Review referrals for clinics to determine client eligibility for services.
  • Coordinate with partner programs to setup monthly clinics.
  • Coordinate with the Staff Attorney and/or pro bono attorneys in preparation for monthly clinics.
  • Support development of legal project, including establishment of hotline and clinics.
  • Evening hours required at least one to two day(s) a week.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Law Degree.
  • New Jersey Bar admission required.
  • At least one year experience litigating domestic violence and general family law issues.
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing skills and legal research.
  • Ability to travel throughout NJ as needed.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.
  • Sensitivity to survivors of abuse. 

Salary: This is a grant funded position through December 2017 with the possibility of renewal and an annual salary of $50,000.

To Apply:  Send resume with a cover letter and writing sample to Deanna Dyer, NJCEDV Staff Attorney, at ddyer@njcedv.org.  Please include where you located this posting in your cover letter. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until filled.  NJCEDV will prioritize earlier submissions.



 

Princeton University: Communications Strategist

Posted: March 3, 2017
Location: Princeton, NJ

Summary: Princeton University's Office of Communications seeks a dynamic and versatile communications professional to serve as a Communications Strategist. Reporting to the Director of Communications Strategy, the communications strategist will support the objectives and priorities of multiple University academic departments and centers looking to expand their communications capacity.

The communications strategist will be based in the Office of Communications and work collaboratively with units across campus focusing on the humanities and social sciences. The strategist will work closely with staff housed in those areas to develop strategies that reach their key audiences with messages and stories that raise their visibility and reinforce Princeton's reputation for excellence in research and teaching.

Please note this is a two-year, benefits eligible term position.

View complete job description.

To Apply: Apply online.

 



 

The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association: Marketing Manager

Posted: February 27, 2017
Location: Hopewell Township, NJ

Summary: The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association, a dynamic and multifaceted non-profit conservation organization, is seeking a full-time Marketing Manager to develop and implement the organization’s marketing and media relations strategies.  The Marketing Manager reports to the Director of Development and works closely with the Communications Manager to create and communicate the organization’s core messages, programs, events, and advocacy positions. This is a 12-month position, with opportunity for extension.

The Marketing Manager serves as the organization’s lead writer, editor, and manager of media relations. This new position complements the Communications Manager’s efforts, which are focused on online, social media, videography, photojournalism and other graphical forms of communications. This collaboration will seek to broaden and expand the organization’s membership, enrollment in its programs, and engagement with the public.

The Marketing Manager is responsible for refining the organization’s messages, as appropriate, and maintaining consistency across its various communications platforms. The Manager establishes and cultivates relationships with the media, and organizations and institutions that can help the Watershed promote its mission, programs and events. Occasional evening hours and weekends are required, as determined by the Development Director. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Two plus years of relevant experience in developing and implementing marketing and communications strategies to advance an organization’s goals.
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
  • Experience cultivating relationships with print and other media and securing media coverage.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in and across teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage people from diverse backgrounds and in a variety of settings.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, contact management, and media databases.

To Apply: Email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Laurie Babicki, Executive Assistant to the Director lbabicki@thewatershed.org.




 

Easter Seals NJ: Director of Development

Posted: February 27, 2017
Location: East Brunswick, NJ

Summary: Are you an experienced fundraiser and dynamic leader who uses your creativity to strategically grow the fundraising efforts for not-for-profit organizations? Easterseals New Jersey, a leader in disability services, has a highly visible Director-level position responsible for setting fundraising strategies to expand the organization’s funding capacity.

If you

  • thrive on expanding a strong donor pipeline and building strong business relationships
  • have proven success in strengthening an organization’s fundraising capacity
  • enjoy working in a results-oriented environment
  • are motivated to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities and special needs

We want to hear from you!

In this role you will:

  • Lead a team that will grow a budget through solicitation of gifts from a variety of sources (individuals, corporations, foundation  grants, special events) to support Easterseals programs and services.
  • Expand and diversify Easterseals donor base/pipeline, working collaboratively with internal and external team members to secure funding.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive development strategy to include multiple donor sources.
  • Oversee research funding sources and trends, with foresight, to help position Easterseals New Jersey ahead of major funding changes or trends.

To qualify you will need:

  • Five+ years of professional  experience in a nonprofit organization
  • Creative leader with the ability to construct, articulate, and implement annual strategic development plans ·         Demonstrated success in a development function managing and forging relationships with multiple donor sources.
  • Work both on strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives
  • Tangible experience of having expanded and cultivated existing donor relationships over time.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships
  • Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside Easterseals New Jersey
  • Strong organizational and time  management skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • Outstanding customer focus and business acumen
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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To Apply: Apply online.




 

New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Vice President of Development

Posted: February 27, 2017
Location: Paterson, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities to transform lives in the historic city of Paterson, New Jersey.  We seek a creative, results-oriented, extremely hard-working and self-starting individual who can handle and prioritize multiple activities and responsibilities to serve as the Vice President of Development.  The Vice President is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization’s fund-raising, communications, and marketing activities and for serving as the organization’s key external affairs representative to diverse audiences.  Proven skills in identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding corporate and individual donors and foundations are essential, as are marketing skills and techniques to enhance the organization’s profile. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement annual fund-raising plan resulting in increased financial support for NJCDC’s programs and services;
  • Assess department infrastructure needs and develop plan for addressing infrastructure improvements to enhance fundraising, communications, and marketing;
  • Serves as staff to Board of Trustees Nominating & Development Committee; ability to develop strong relationships with Trustees to enhance Board-related fund-raising;
  • Supervise two staff in the areas of marketing and grant writing;
  • Identify firm for a new  capital campaign, manage the campaign, and maintain relationship with the selected firm;
  • Maintain and build upon the organization’s existing base of donors through expansion of current appeals and individual outreach;
  • Represent NJCDC with a variety of external audiences, including corporate/individual donors, government agencies, elected and non-elected officials, advocacy groups, and foundations;
  • Research and implement planned giving initiatives;
  • Aggressively research potential grant sources and write grant proposals to corporate, foundation and government entities;
  • Manage existing events (Annual Gala, Golf Tournament, Casino Night) and develop new special events;
  • Manage fundraising database system and maintain agency-wide database system to track and communicate with program participants and other stakeholders;
  • Implement strategies to ensure consistency throughout the organization in the areas of communications, marketing, and public relations; develop and implement all organizational branding and marketing efforts;
  • Oversee efforts to design, implement, and maintain new website; produce videos; and develop annual report as well as organizational informational and marketing brochures;
  • Oversee and enhance all social media efforts, assist in the development of quarterly e-newsletters and occasional broadcast e-mails to update supporters on the organization’s work;
  • Develop and implement a “corporate volunteer day” calendar;
  • Assist and/or oversee the planning and execution of a robust annual calendar of events that includes ribbon-cuttings, program-specific events, press events with funders and partners, and other activities;
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with area press outlets and ensure regular exposure to the community at-large with coverage of organizational events and human interest features;
  • Implement other marketing approaches to publicize the work of the organization and elevate its profile to potential donors and the public at large.

Qualifications: A minimum of 5-8 years of progressively responsible development, marketing, and communications experience involving various constituencies; demonstrated success in developing a strong major gifts program and in personally securing five figure and higher major gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations; demonstrated competency in the area of marketing and communications; experience within non-profit sector preferred; excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills; superb organization skills with attention to detail and strong follow-through; ability to meet tight and often multiple deadlines; knowledge of local and New Jersey philanthropy is highly desirable; Bachelor’s degree is required, advanced degree preferred as is CFRE accreditation; Ability to work in diverse environment as a member of a strong team, to meet high expectations for above and beyond performance, and to assist in maintaining a strong spirit of collegiality, collaboration, and mutual support throughout the organization.

Computer skills are essential, experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint preferred as well as familiarity with (or ability to learn) emerging technologies and products. Web-based search engines and fundraising/database software knowledge/aptitude required. Desktop publishing and web development knowledge a plus.  Some local travel and the ability to work beyond traditional business hours are required.  

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To Apply: Email your resume with a thoughtful cover letter telling us about yourself, your skills, your experience and your interest in and qualifications for this position to Human Resources at development@njcdc.org (please put “VP of Development “in the subject line of email).  Deadline for receipt of information is March 31, 2017.





GlassRoots: Program Director
 

Posted: February 22, 2017
Location: Newark, NJ

Summary: GlassRoots is a unique arts education organization in downtown Newark NJ with a mission to ignite and build the creative and economic vitality of greater Newark, with a focus on under-served youth and young adults, through the transformative power of the glass art experience.

GlassRoots is growing and we’re looking for our next Program Director who will build and supervise our wide range of programs. You will be responsible for the delivery and overall success of each program. You will develop growth strategies, maintain relationships, evaluate impact and inform management on progress and performance.

The successful Program Director must have a broad knowledge of program management principles, along with an entrepreneurial and strategic mindset; and be ready to work with this innovative and creative team.

GlassRoots programs’ goal is to provide dynamic and unique arts/education experiences that are valued by a broad segment of the greater Newark community and add the highest possible value to the organization.

Compensation includes a base salary and incentive pay, along with a health care and vacation benefits package

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To Apply: Email resumes as attachments. Please include cover letter in the body of the email.  No phone calls please.




The Center for Great Expectations: Director of Development - Major Gifts
 

Posted: February 21, 2017
Location: Somerset, NJ

Summary: The Center for Great Expectations is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit founded in 1998 that serves homeless, pregnant or parenting adolescents (ages 12-20) and adult (age 18+) women, and men, with extensive histories of childhood trauma, loss, parental neglect, involvement in the child welfare system, and/or exposure to substance abuse.

The Center for Great Expectations seeks an experienced, committed and flexible professional to serve as the Director of Development – Major Gifts.  The successful candidate is responsible for implementing a comprehensive development strategy to attain organizational fundraising goals, assisted by and managing a dedicated Development team.  Reporting to the President, the Director of Development – Major Gifts will work closely with Board members, building and sustaining relationships with major gift prospects through a systematic process of face-to-face prospect visits.

The Director of Development – Major Gifts will develop and implement strategies to increase and expand philanthropic support from current and prospective donors; identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward potential major gift prospects; and provide oversight and guidance for fundraising events, external communications, grants and outreach.  The successful candidate will embrace Great Expectations’ mission and exhibit fundraising skills which include relationship-building with different constituencies, creating tactics to address challenging situations, and working both independently and collaboratively.

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To Apply: Send cover letter with salary history and resume to tshubeck@ruotoloassoc.com



 

PlanSmart NJ: Executive Director

Posted: February 16, 2017
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: PlanSmart NJ is an independent, non-profit planning and research organization committed to improving the quality of community life through the advancement of sound land use planning and regional cooperation. With nearly five decades of experience shaping land use policy in the state, PlanSmart balances expertise and real-world contexts in framing issues to find constructive solutions, create innovative tools and strategies to better inform land use decision-making and public policy in New Jersey.

PlanSmart NJ seeks a dynamic and experienced executive director to lead the organization into its next half-century. This person needs to possess skills necessary to manage a non-profit organization and demonstrate an ability to be collaborative, entrepreneurial, innovative, and passionate about PlanSmart NJ and opportunity to influence and implement change.

PlanSmart NJ’s research features a regional approach to planning and problem-solving, addressing complex issues through holistic, inclusive, fact-based research designed to develop consensus-driven, sustainable solutions. PlanSmart is committed to the development and support of compact livable communities, the conservation of natural resources, the creation of an attractive climate for business investment, well-maintained infrastructure, state-of-the-art transportation and transit systems, the protection of environmentally sensitive land, and the creation of a range of housing opportunities for New Jersey’s citizens. Those seeking a position with the organization should possess a similar passion for the advancement of these issues.

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To Apply: Applicants should submit to info@plansmartnj.org a cover letter via email, resume and an already existing brief writing sample (article, white paper, etc.) prepared by you.




Project Self-Sufficiency: Multiple Openings

Posted: February 10, 2017
Location: Sussex, Hunterdon, or Warren, NJ 

Summary: The mission of Project Self-Sufficiency  is to support and empower low-income individuals and families to improve the quality of life for themselves and for their children through comprehensive family stability and person and economic self-sufficiency services.  There are several job opportunities listed below.

  • Nurse Supervisor
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Nurse Home Visitor
  • Youth Corps High School Equivalency Instructor/Employability Skills Facilitator
  • Youth Corps Crew Supervisors
  • Youth Corps Administrative Assistant
  • Volunteer Tutor
  • After School Program Coordinator
  • Career Training & Employment Specialist
  • Community Resource Specialist
  • After School Program Facilitator
  • Home Visitor
  • Spanish-Speaking Home Visitor
  • Evening Childcare Provider
  • Day Care Center Teacher
  • Day Care Center Aides
  • Computer Instructor
  • Parenting Instructor
  • Part-Time Community Outreach Worker
  • Social Worker/Case Manager

See the complete job descriptions for additional details on each position

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director at Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ  07860, 973-940-3501 (fax), pss@projectselfsufficiency.org.