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Organization Position
Hyacinth AIDS Foundation Mpowerment/Drop-in Center Counselor
NORWESCAP Chief Executive Officer
NAMI New Jersey Executive Director Jersey
Trenton Health Team Director of Community Programs
New Jersey Citizen Action Tax Preparers - multiple positions, temporary
Two River Theater Multimedia Manager
Southwest Council Fiscal Program Assistant
Southwest Council Recovery Coach - Part-time
Southwest Council Patient Navigator - Part-time
Clean Ocean Action Coastal Watershed Protection Coordinator
New Jersey Citizen Action Education Fund Financial Coach
Jersey Battered Women's Service Vice President, Client Services
New Jersey Community Development Corporation Life Skills Coordinator
New Jersey Community Development Corporation Community Development Associate
New Jersey Community Development Corporation Youth Program Director
Community Power Network New Jersey Program Director
Lunch Break Director of Operations
Make-A-Wish New Jersey Medical Outreach Manager
Make-A-Wish New Jersey Volunteer Programs Manager
Partners for Women and Justice Development and Communications Associate
Good Grief Princeton Family Coordinator - Part-time
New Jersey State Alliance of YMCAs State Program Manager
La Casa de Don Pedro Communications and Development Specialist
Mercer Street Friends Food Bank Director



 

Hyacinth AIDS Foundation: Mpowerment/Drop-in Center Counselor                                                                

Posted: September 15, 2017
Location: Jersey City, NJ

Summary: Under the supervision of the Prevention Quality Assurance Manager, the Mpowerment Counselor performs the assigned duties related to the implementation and evaluation of Hyacinth’s Mpowerment program Project Living Out Loud (LOL) in Jersey City, NJ. Project LOL is a directly funded program under the Center for Disease Control Funding Opportunity Announcement PS17-1704: Comprehensive High-Impact HIV Prevention Projects for Young Men of Color Who Have Sex with Men and Young Transgender Persons of Color. The program has a drop-in center that functions as a safe space for program services and activities for all young men who have sex with men of Color (YMSM) primarily between the ages of 13-29 throughout Hudson County during nontraditional office hours.

View complete job description.   

To Apply: View complete job description and forward resume to swest@hyacinth.org.





 

NORWESCAP: Chief Executive Director

Posted: September 13, 2017
Location: Northwest NJ

Summary: NORWESCAP, the leading agency in Northwest New Jersey fighting poverty and supporting low-income families since its creation in 1965, is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer. This position will replace the long-time successful CEO, Terry Newhard, who is retiring. The organization strives to transform poverty into opportunity by providing programs, education, and opportunities in the areas of economic and employment building, nutrition and healthy living, child and family development, and housing. The goals of NORWESCAP’s efforts are to foster economic empowerment throughout communities and assist individuals and families towards self-sufficiency. The Chief Executive Officer reports to the Board of Directors under the Carver Policy Governance Model and is responsible for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission.

The NORWESCAP CEO is required to:

  • Manage the organization within the parameters of the Executive Limitations.
  • Foster relationships in the community to connect with the board and the agency.
  • Strategically develop and review existing and new programs based on the community needs assessment.
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with governmental and non-governmental organizations, foundations and private donors to increase community participation and raise additional funding to continue to implement NORWESCAP’s mission.  

Responsibilities

  • Provide inspirational leadership and direction to all staff that result in the organization being a trusted community partner and achievement of goals.
  • Be a thought leader in the field. Keep abreast of significant developments and trends in poverty issues and strategies.
  • Cultivate a strong and transparent working relationship with the Board and ensure open communication about the measurement of financial, programmatic, and impact performance against stated milestones and goals.
  • Drive the development and implementation of the agency’s long range strategic plan ensuring that the budget, staff, and priorities are aligned with NORWESCAP’s core mission.
  • Build advocacy for the agency mission through the development of productive community, governmental, and stakeholder relationships.
  • Generate non-restricted funds by developing relationships with corporations, foundations, government agencies and private individuals.
  • Ensure the activities and points of view of the organization are publicized through traditional and social media.
  • Overall agency fiscal responsibility inclusive of increasing financial and operational efficiency.
  • Ensure agency compliance with federal (e.g. Hatch Act), state and local regulations regarding grant compliance as well as corporate compliance, including working with Head Start and Early Head Start Director and Policy Council to meet management requirements.  

 Qualifications

  • A minimum of ten years of increasing responsibility in executive management in a human service, non-profit environment.
  • Successful experience managing a complex array of programs and multiple sites, meeting program goals and funding requirements.
  • Knowledge and understanding about issues dealing with poverty.
  • Demonstrated ability to be the face of the organization.
  • A financially savvy and politically astute leader with the ability to set clear priorities, delegate, and guide investment in people and systems.
  • Demonstrable analytic, organizational and problem-solving skills, which support and enable sound decision making.
  • Excellent coalition building skills with an ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. Persuasive negotiator able to achieve consensus amongst differing opinions.
  • Strategic, succinct and effective written and oral communication skills including comfort and ease with presentations of information to public groups and/or board of directors.
  • Significant board development, fundraising, marketing/branding and fiscal management experience.
  • Past success with moving an organization towards greater funding self-sufficiency.
  • Strong commitment to the professional development of staff with a successful track record of recruiting and retaining a diverse team and creating an inclusive work environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s in a related field preferred.

To Apply: Please contact Sarah Waldbott, Associate Recruiter at DRG at swaldbott@drgnyc.com or 646-237-5950 for any questions.



 

NAMI New Jersey: Executive Director Jersey                                                                 

Posted: July 19, 2017
Location: North Brunswick, NJ

Summary: NAMI New Jersey (NAMI NJ) is recruiting for an Executive Director who will be responsible for the successful leadership and management of the non-for-profit organization in carrying out its mission to improve the quality of life of individuals and families affected by mental illness through education, advocacy and mutual support.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Participate with the Board of Directors in developing a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization.  Identify, assess, and inform the Board of Directors of internal and external issues that affect the organization. Act as a spokesperson for the organization. Serve as the State Organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness contact. Establish good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with affiliates, community groups, service providers, funders and government and other organizations to help achieve the goals of the organization.

Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the organization. Draft policies for the approval of the Board and prepare procedures to implement the organizational policies; review existing policies and recommend changes to the Board as appropriate. Provide support to the Board by preparing meeting agenda and supporting materials.

Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization's programs and services. Ensure that the programs and services offered by the organization contribute to the organization’s mission. Monitor the day-to-day delivery of programs and services of the organization to maintain or improve quality.  Implement human resources policies, procedures. Supervise, evaluate and discipline staff when necessary using appropriate techniques and legally defensible procedures.

Secure adequate funding for the operation of the organization. Research funding sources, oversee the development of fund raising plans and write funding proposals to increase the funds of the organization. Ensure that sound bookkeeping and accounting procedures are followed. Provide the Board with comprehensive, regular reports on the revenues and expenditure of the organization. Ensure that the organization complies with all legislation covering taxation and withholding payment.

Qualifications:

7 years of successful progressive management experience in non-profit organizations. Knowledge of current community challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of the organization.  Excellent communications skills. Master’s Degree in a related field preferred.

To Apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by email to sylviaaxel@icloud.com.




 

Trenton Health Team: Director of Community Programs

Posted: September 11, 2017
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: Trenton Health Team is committed to improving the health and healthcare system of Trenton, New Jersey. We are working to transform healthcare for the community with the community. Our dedicated team works to improve care coordination, increase access to primary and preventive care, increase health literacy, and enhance opportunities for community members to make healthy lifestyle choices for themselves and their families.

The ideal candidate is:

  • A transformational leader with a passion for working in the community
  • A connector with an ability to leverage relationships to achieve meaningful community outcomes
  • Passionate about changing lives through efforts at the community level
  • On the cutting edge of population health strategies that can change policy and systems and promote economic revitalization
  • Knowledgeable about the critical impact of social determinants and policy, systems, and environmental influences on health outcomes
  • Data-focused and outcomes-driven to achieve results that improve the quality of life of residents
  • Familiar with the Trenton community, including its demographics, challenges, and key organizations that play a role in health transformation.

View complete job description.  

To Apply: Qualified candidates should view the complete job description and can apply by submitting a cover letter, describing your interest and qualifications and resume at trentonhealthteam.workable.com.




 

New Jersey Citizen Action: Tax Preparers - multiple positions, temporary

Posted: September 8, 2017
Location: Newark, Bloomfield, or Highland Park, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Citizen Action is a statewide grassroots organization that fights for social, racial and economic justice.  Over the past 11 years, NJCA has provided free, quality tax return preparation for low and moderate individuals and families.   New Jersey Citizen Action is now accepting resumes for temporary Tax Preparers to work in our Newark, Bloomfield and Highland Park offices.  Flexible hours are available including days, evenings and Saturdays.  Training classes are available.

Qualifications:

  • Basic computer skills for inputting tax return data into the software
  • Ability to communicate effectively, including the ability to interview clients about personal and financial matters
  • Ability to work with the public in a helpful and supportive manner
  • Friendly, dependable, reliable and flexible
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus
  • Must be able to work January to April

View complete job description.  

To Apply: Please submit resume to Naomi Anderson, Director of VITA naomi@njcitizenaction.org. NJCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.




 

Two River Theater: Multimedia Manager

Posted: September 7, 2017
Location: Red Bank, NJ

Summary: Two River Theater is looking for an extremely creative digital storyteller and strategic online marketer to develop, implement, track and optimize all of the theater’s multimedia campaigns. This is a full-time position within the marketing department, and reports to Two River Theater’s Director of Marketing. The Multimedia Manager will work with the marketing team, supporting teams (such as professional videographers and photographers) and vendors to launch successful digital campaigns on time and on budget.  Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes medical and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid vacation, personal time and a 403 (b) retirement plan. Two River Theater is dedicated to the goal of building an equitable and culturally diverse work environment and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

View complete job description.

To Apply: Candidates should submit a letter of intention (including where you saw this job posting), detailed resume, list of 2-3 references, multimedia work samples, and salary requirements to Courtney Schroeder, Director of Marketing at cschroeder@trtc.org. No phone calls please. Application deadline is Friday, September 22, 2017.




 

The Southwest Council: Fiscal Program Assistant

Posted: September 6, 2017
Location: Vineland, NJ

Summary: The Southwest Council, a private non-profit corporation located in Cumberland County seeks a full-time individual to provide assistance to the fiscal operations department. This position reports directly to the Director of Operations. 

Qualifications: Proficient in Excel, QuickBooks, and accounting procedures. Must have a strong attention to detail and fiscal matters. Minimum 3 years experience working in accounting, economics, finance, or other non-profit management. Associates degree from an accredited college preferred, high school diploma or equivalent with major in business.  

Salary: $32,000-$45,000 with fringe package

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to info@southwestcouncil.org by September 25, 2017 or mail to SWC 1405 N. Delsea Drive, Vineland, NJ 08360.  Resumes with no cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls please.  EOE.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.   




 

The Southwest Council: Recovery Coach - Part-time

Posted: August 30, 2017
Location: Vineland, NJ

Summary: The Southwest Council, a private non-profit providing education, prevention, and treatment services in Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties seeks quality individuals to work part time in our Opioid Overdose Recovery Program.

Duties include engaging individuals reversed from an opioid overdose and providing non-clinical assistance and recovery supports while maintaining follow-up with these individuals.  A flexible schedule, including evening weekends is required.  Candidates must possess a BA from an accredited college or university, preferably in public health or related field; a MA is preferred. Must possess the knowledge, skills and exp. to completely perform case management activities, have at least 3 years demonstrated experience working with high need individuals with substance abuse and mental health disorders, and demonstrate evidence of addiction coursework.   A valid driver’s license is req. Must possess a minimum of a high school diploma. Must have two years sobriety and experience in principals of recovery that assisting individuals to improve their health. A valid driver’s license is required. Position requires being on call for two 12-hour shifts a week. Hourly rate based on availability and experience

To Apply: Quality individuals should submit a resume and cover letter detailing qualifications and salary requirements by 4:00 p.m. on September 15, 2017 to info@southwestcouncil.org or mail to CEO/Executive Director SWC 1405 N. Delsea Drive, Vineland, NJ 08360.  No phone calls.  EOE.  Persons in recovery, women, minorities and vets are encouraged to apply.   




 

The Southwest Council: Patient Navigator - Part-time

Posted: August 30, 2017
Location: Vineland, NJ

Summary: The Southwest Council, a private non-profit providing education, prevention, and treatment services in Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties seeks quality individuals to work part time in our Opioid Overdose Recovery Program.  Duties include providing evidence-based comprehensive case management, advocacy, training, and assistance to the opioid recovery community.  A flexible schedule, including evening weekends is required.  Candidates must possess a BA from an accredited college or university, preferably in public health or related field; a MA is preferred. Must possess the knowledge, skills and exp. to completely perform case management activities, have at least 3 years demonstrated experience working with high need individuals with substance abuse and mental health disorders, and demonstrate evidence of addiction coursework.   A valid driver’s license is req.   

Salary: $17.58 - $27.47 an hour  

To Apply: Quality individuals should submit a resume and cover letter detailing qualifications and salary requirements by 4:00 p.m. on September 15, 2017 to info@southwestcouncil.org or mail to CEO/Executive Director SWC 1405 N. Delsea Drive, Vineland, NJ 08360.  No phone calls.  EOE.  Persons in recovery, women, minorities and vets are encouraged to apply.   




 

Clean Ocean Action: Coastal Watershed Protection Coordinator 

Posted: August 29, 2017
Location: Highlands, NJ

Summary: In consultation with Clean Ocean Action’s Executive Director and other staff, the Coastal and Watershed Protection Coordinator develops and implements community-based marine pollution reduction programs and climate change response. Programs include citizen science, community organizing and collaboration, education, investigation and identification of solutions for water pollution issues, and development of organizational positions and publications. In coordination with Executive Director and Staff Scientist, the Coastal and Watershed Protection Coordinator will:

Specific Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and implement watershed programs, including through outreach and collaboration with organizations, citizens, and municipalities. This includes the Rally for the Navesink program.
  • Coordinate citizen water monitoring programs
  • Facilitate and coordinate science-driven marine debris reduction projects, including Beach Sweeps and Delaware River project, as well as assist with microplastics initiatives
  • Coordinate the Corporate Sweeps program (with the goal of coordinating the general Beach Sweeps program)
  • Represent COA in the Trash Free Waters program
  • Expand public involvement in all programs including elected officials, agency representatives, citizens, businesses, schools, academia, and more
    Coordinate the Blue Star Program and collaborate with Sustainable Jersey
  • Assist the Education and Volunteer Coordinator as needed
  • Coordinate the Student Ocean Advocate (SOA) program General Responsibilities
  • Coordinate with COA team and assist in funding opportunities

Requirements:

  • Proficiency in community organizing, Google Drive, writing, MS Office specifically Excel Experience in science and lab work, and public speaking
  • College degree required; Master’s degree preferred; NJ coastal community knowledge a plus.
  • This position is fulltime and requires evening and weekend work throughout the year.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Benefits: Health and dental insurance coverage are offered on a cost-sharing basis, paid holidays and PDO, employer paid professional workshops and trainings offered.

To Apply: Position immediately available. Applications will be accepted until position filled. Please send cover letter, CV, three references with affiliations, one writing sample, and salary expectations to business@cleanoceanaction.org with “Coastal and Watershed Protection Coordinator” in the subject line. A more detailed job description will be provided to finalists.





 

New Jersey Citizen Action Education Fund: Financial Coach

Posted: August 29, 2017
Location: Newark and Jersey City (other locations possible; will be discussed at interview)

Summary: New Jersey Citizen Action Education Fund, a non-profit organization founded in 1982, takes a comprehensive approach to assist families with making financial decisions that have positive economic impact, not only on the individual, but the general community. NJCAEF seeks to increase economic opportunities for low and moderate income (LMI) people through financial education, homeownership preparation, loan counseling programs, and financial coaching. Our program provides one-on-one coaching services to assist participants with goal setting, budgeting, credit building/rebuilding, debt repayment, savings, and asset development. Under the direction of the Director of Financial Coaching, the Financial Coach will provide one-on-one personal finance coaching services to low- and moderate-income individuals working to achieve self-defined personal finance goals. Coaches work alongside program participants to take steps to achieve greater financial stability and wellness, providing knowledge, resources and support. Coaches emphasize specific actions that participants can take to improve their financial situation including building savings, reducing debt, improving credit access, avoiding costly financial products, and purchasing wealth-building assets.  

Experience and Qualifications:  

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. Relevant experience will be considered. The ideal candidate will have a background in financial coaching, housing counseling, credit counseling, housing services, social services, asset development and/or a related field. Ideal candidate will be well versed in social media and ways to recruit through social media. Experience working with moderate- and low-income families in a personal finance capacity is desirable. Spanish-speaking STRONGLY preferred.  

View complete job description.

To Apply: To apply email a resume and letter of interest to: Paula Mirk, Director of Financial Coaching paula@njcitizenaction.org. NJCAEF is an equal opportunity employer.  Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.  





 

 

Jersey Battered Women's Service: Vice President, Client Services

Posted: August 23, 2017
Location: Morristown, NJ

Summary: Jersey Battered Women's Service (JBWS), the Morris County domestic violence agency, seeks a Vice President, Client Services to direct and develop all client services.  Successful candidate will be an energetic, client-focused senior-level leader 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. 

To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to info@jbws.org. EOE

 




 

 

New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Life Skills Coordinator

Posted: August 17, 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 Passaic County.  Independence House is a transitional living program for homeless youth and youth aging-out of foster care who are between the ages of 17-21. 

NJCDCseeks a dynamic individual to serve as the Life Skills Coordinator.  The responsibilities include:  

  • Ensuring the health, welfare, safety and personal development of program individuals by creating a nurturing environment that addresses individual needs and preferences and that promotes the attainment of individual goals and objectives as outlined in the Individual Service Plan (ISP)
  • Implementing Individual Service Plan (ISP) teaching/training schedule
  • Ensuring that ISP goals and objectives are being addressed and that anticipated outcomes are being documented, monitored and met
  • Teaching skills as per the ISP and in accordance with established methods
  • Ensuring the timely and thorough completion of program documentation as required by state licensing standards, agency policy and procedures and quality assurance guidelines.
  • Reviewing the daily logs, medication logs, communication log, activity sheets, and incident reports at the beginning of each shift.
  • Assisting in the arrangement and providing of transportation of residents either through use of agency vehicles or public transportation
  • Providing emergency shift coverage during staff shortages

Prospective applicants must have a Bachelors Degree in a human services field with one to three years of experience working with young adults or a High School Diploma with three to seven years of experience working with young adults; excellent organizational skills; ability to work effectively independently or as a member of a team; excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; and a valid drivers license. Computer skills are also essential, with experience with Microsoft Word, and Excel, preferred. Attractive salary and benefits package will be provided.

 

To Apply: Email your resume with a cover note telling us a little about yourself, your skills, and experience to:  Human Resources at careers@njcdc.org. Please place “Life Skills/Independence House” in the subject line of your email.

 


 

 

New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Community Development Associate

Posted: August 17, 2017
Location: Paterson, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) is a non-profit community development agency located in the historic district of Paterson, New Jersey.  We are a comprehensive community development organization operating a variety of programs and services in the areas of community development, youth development, education, and affordable housing. 

NJCDC has adopted a strategic plan that seeks to borrow principles from the Harlem Children’s Zone to offer a pipeline of programs and services designed to ultimately assist thousands of children and their families within our neighborhood.  We also seek to continue the physical revitalization of our neighborhood by building additional housing, schools, and parks/playgrounds.

NJCDC is seeking one or more individuals to assist in all facets of the organization’s operations as a Community Development Associate (CDA).  An entry-level position, the CDA will work with agency leadership to assist in the implementation and execution of programs, services, and plans.  Particular emphasis will be placed on starting up new initiatives.

The CDA position is a good opportunity for individuals looking to start a career as a community development practitioner, helping to improve neighborhoods and the lives of the people who live in them.  Successful candidates will have strong organizational, writing, and project implementation skills.  A bachelor’s degree is required and experience in community development or a related field is preferred.   

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a letter describing one’s interest in the CDA position along with a resume.  Submissions should be made to cda@njcdc.org no later than September 15th.

 



 

 

New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Youth Program Director

Posted: August 17, 2017
Location: Paterson, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Community Development Corporation is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities to transform lives in Passaic County. 

The Youth Program Director is responsible to be the strategic liaison between NJCDC and the Garrett Morgan Academy (GMA), a Paterson public Academy High School founded by NJCDC. The Program Director will be the point person for all collaborative projects, trips and events that GMA students and staff engage in with NJCDC, and will coordinate all logistics for these initiatives. Additionally, the Program Director will be the lead coordinator for the Paterson Youth Council (PYC), a year-long leadership development program for 30 Paterson High School students that meets 3-5 times per month.  

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Acts as the primary liaison between GMA staff and community partners; coordinates and manages an active GMA Partnership Council.
  • Plans and manages a yearly calendar of activities and events for GMA students to participate in, with principal responsibility for overseeing these activities and events, including college tours, robotics club, Saturday STEM program, field trips, etc.
  • Provides dynamic leadership to ensure that the program’s goals, objectives and outcomes are met.
  • Assists in securing funding and resources for community partnerships for GMA students.
  • Ensures that program reporting and evaluation requirements are fulfilled.
  • Plans and manages a yearly calendar of events for the PYC.
  • Acts as the primary liaison between NJCDC staff, PYC students and all community partners who are supporting PYC and coordinating their events and initiatives.
  • Facilitates PYC students meetings and coordinates all logistics for any trips and events.
  • Responsible for recruitment and enrollment of members, and maintaining attendance records.
  • Coordinates annual marquis events that include an MLK Youth Leadership Awards event, trips to Washington, Philadelphia, Boston, and elsewhere.
  • Other duties as assigned.  

Prospective applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in education, social work or related human services field; experience working with community collaborations, youth development programming and at-risk youth; knowledge of and belief in the philosophy of Positive Youth Development; experience with implementation of evidence-based programming; some supervisory experience; demonstrated leadership skills; good organizational skills; self-starter; and excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.     Attractive salary and benefits package will be provided.  

To Apply: Send your resume with a cover note telling us a little about yourself, your skills, and experience to Human Resources at careers@njcdc.org. New Jersey Community Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

 


 


 

 

Community Power Network: New Jersey Program Director

Posted: August 17, 2017
Location: remote

Summary: Community Power Network (including DC SUN, MD SUN, WV SUN, VA SUN, OH SUN and FL SUN) is seeking a New Jersey Program Director to manage and grow our newest state program. The New Jersey program will launch in the fall under the name Solar United Neighbors of New Jersey, reflective of our upcoming organization-wide name change. Solar United Neighbors of New Jersey will be dedicated to making solar accessible and affordable to every resident of New Jersey. In each of our state programs, we help homeowners form solar cooperatives and become owners, investors, and stakeholders in their state solar economy. Solar United Neighbors of New Jersey will ensure that all state residents have equal access to solar programs and technologies for economic development. Community Power Network is dedicated to the vision that if a large and diverse number of people have a financial stake in the clean energy economy, they will fight for it. By building, demonstrating, promoting, and advocating for ways for people to financially benefit from clean energy, we build a broad new constituency for change.

In addition to our upcoming work in New Jersey, Community Power Network implements state programs in D.C, Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Florida, and Ohio. A core component of our state programs is to facilitate neighborhood solar co-ops. The basic approach is to gather homeowners and businesses together and to help them go solar as a group. By forming a group, participants can save off the cost of the installation. We support co-op members through the decision-making process, creating a group dynamic that helps more people go solar, and we engage in policy work that improves and strengthens the solar market for everybody.

The New Jersey Program Director will implement solar co-op programs across the state and conduct extensive communications, outreach, press, and trainings around creating an accessible and affordable solar market in New Jersey. We believe in a distributed model of leadership and work to train and empower many local leaders, with the Program Director supporting these efforts. Focus areas include: development and implementation of solar co-­‐ops across the state; strategic partner-building; deployment of public solar education materials and seminars; strategic distributed energy policy intervention and advocacy.

For a full list of position responsibilities, visit: http://communitypowernetwork.org/node/10521.

The position is full time and remote (program director will work out of their home office). We welcome applicants from anywhere in the state.

To Apply: Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Emily Stiever at jobs@communitypowernetwork.org. Applications will be screened on a rolling basis. Further questions can be forwarded to that email, as well.

 





 

 

Lunch Break: Director of Operations

Posted: August 16, 2017
Location: Red Bank, NJ

Summary: Develop metrics and key performance indicators to gauge the efficiency and effectiveness of operations to ensure efficiency across the agency. Set guidelines to evaluate how efficient and effective the organization is operating across all departments. Directly responsible for the management and supervision of the Maintenance and Finance Departments. Lead the implementation of the Strategic Plan through managing the work of senior leadership.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Review and evaluate current and proposed operating systems across all aspects of the agency and every department, from food purchasing to insurance, printing, supplies and building maintenance protocols and costs. Recommend improved efficiency strategies based on detailed analysis of current operational processes.
  • Solicit professionals to assist in evaluating logistical operation of stockroom and maintenance operation and elsewhere as identified.
  • Provide leadership and direct supervision to the Maintenance and Finance Departments.
  • Improve operational efficiency of Maintenance Department by setting and enforcing high level goals for the supervisor.
  • Set expectations for performance and goal setting with evaluations performed twice a year for Maintenance and Finance staff.
  • Attend, and when necessary lead, all regularly scheduled staff and managers meetings.
  • Attend board meetings when needed and when applicable, board committee meetings.
  • Must excel at delegating to senior leadership where needed and Demonstrate exceptional communication skills.
  • Monitor internal controls and safeguards for receipt of revenues, costs, payables, program budgets and actual expenditures.
  • Lead, along with the Full Charge Bookkeeper, the budget process with senior leadership.
  • In the absence of the Executive Director, act on behalf, including general decision making related to the operation of the agency, in consultation with the Board Chair as needed.
  • Attend meetings and represent Lunch Break in the community as directed by the Executive Director.
  • Assist Director of Administration as needed with tasks related to maintenance of IT related matters, security and safety in the work environment.     

Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write clear, concise and articulate relevant messages to staff, clients and community.
  • Excellent Leadership Skills with the ability to lead committees, teams, staff members and volunteers and especially senior leadership.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task. Excellent interpersonal and team building skills and the ability to work well at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and communicate in a professional manner with Lunch Break staff, donors, vendors and volunteers.
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Suite, Google Docs, internet, email and usual office equipment.
  • Strong finance knowledge.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or related field required.
  • 5 or more years’ experience in a non-profit organization or business environment preferred.
  • Experience in management of staff, including at the senior level.

To Apply: If interested, submit resume and letter of interest to Gwendolyn Love at glove@lunchbreak.org.

 




 

 

Make-A-Wish New Jersey: Medical Outreach Manager

Posted: August 4, 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 Volunteer Programs 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.

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree required. Master’s degree, preferred with 2-3+ years of working knowledge of childhood illnesses & treatment protocols; medical outreach and/or experience in 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. Confident, polished and professional presentation and communication skills to both large and small groups; 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; Travel required within the 3-state (NJ, NY, PA) 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.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume with “Medical Outreach Manager” in the subject line to jobs@wishnj.org. Resumes will be accepted through August 30, 2017. No phone calls please.




 

 

Make-A-Wish New Jersey: Volunteer Programs Manager

Posted: August 4, 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 Volunteer Programs 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 executing short term objectives to achieve the long term goals of the Mission Delivery Department, specific to Volunteer Programs. The Volunteer Programs Manager will give ongoing attention to the recruitment, retention and recognition of our volunteers. She/he will assist with increasing visibility and education about the Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Jersey. Supervise and support Volunteer Program intern(s), office and wishing place volunteers. Manage the intake process by which volunteers become involved in MAWFNJ from application to placement. Assign volunteer teams to wishes/wish assists, communicate assignments to volunteers and document assignments in RE database in a timely manner. In collaboration with the Vice President of Mission Delivery, design and implement a plan to recruit new volunteers with special emphasis on bi-lingual (Spanish Speaking) volunteers. Update, implement and conduct Basic Training (6x/yr./wknds) for new volunteers as well as Level II (Continuing Education) Training (4x/yr./eve/wknds) as required by all active volunteers.

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree required with 3-5+ years of volunteer management experience in the social services sector. Bi-lingual, English/Spanish Speaking, preferred. Must be computer literate (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel) and Raiser's Edge experience desired. Self -motivated, creative, problem-solving team player with excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills required. Possess Confident, polished and professional presentation and communication skills to both large and small groups; s critical thinking skills with the ability to problem solve, independently, and as part of a team. Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks; Proficient computer skills with knowledge of and/or previous experience working with Microsoft Office; Raiser's Edge and Salesforce experience, preferred. Willing and able to work nights and weekends, when necessary.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume with “Volunteer Programs Manager” in the subject line to jobs@wishnj.org. Resumes will be accepted through August 30, 2017. No phone calls please.






 

 

Partners for Women and Justice: Development and Communications Associate

Posted: August 4, 2017
Location: Montclair, NJ

Summary: Partners for Women and Justice seeks a Development and Communications Associate who will work under the direction of the Director of Advancement, or her/his designee, works to support the Fundraising, Marketing and Communications function.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience in business or non-profit in fundraising and marketing/communications. ·
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and project management skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to be self-motivated and disciplined.
  • Current knowledge and experience working with social media, peer-to-peer platforms and other digital platforms.
  • Experience with donor database management. Working knowledge of Giftworks a plus.
  • Working knowledge of software applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and Publisher.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Fundraising:

  • Manage Giftworks donor data base: oversee all data entry, donor file updates, mailings, acknowledgement letters, donation reconciliation reports, protocol revisions, and prepare reports as requested.
  • Plan and manage the annual appeal and other opportunities that arise.
  • Conduct ongoing donor research and cultivation of donor and trustee relationships as assigned.
  • Work with Director of Advancement to manage PFWJ’s presence on sites such as Guidestar, BBB, Charity Navigator, etc. (to the extent Partners qualifies).
  • Oversee the work of the Junior Advisory Board.

Events:

  • Manage the implementation of all aspects of events.
  • Recruit and manage volunteers.
  • Collaborate with Development staff, Executive Director and Fundraising Committee members in development of the theme and content.

Marketing/Communications:

  • Keep website content current, professional and visually interesting.
  • Suggest and create digital content and manage PFWJ’s presence on social media sites.
  • Assist with creating and updating all printed materials.
  • Create and distribute all Constant Contact email blasts.
  • Prepare and distribute press releases.
  • Work with Director of Advancement to develop a communications and PR strategy including digital and print media.                                                                  

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to vpaulson@pfwj.org.



 

 

Good Grief: Princeton Family Coordinator - Part-time

Posted: August 3, 2017
Location: Princeton, NJ

Summary: Good Grief’s mission is to provide unlimited and free support to children, teens, young adults, and families after the death of a mother, father, sister, or brother through our peer support programs, education, and advocacy. Our vision includes strategic expansion throughout New Jersey in order to ensure that no child ever has to grieve alone. Good Grief provides support to more than 500 children, teens, and parents each month from more than 180 communities in a 2,000 square mile radius within New Jersey, representing a diverse population of families. 

Good Grief is seeking a highly mission-focused individual to join its team. The Family Coordinator in Princeton is responsible for responding to all program inquiries, managing Good Grief’s referral base in Princeton, conducting weekly family orientations, proper documentation and tracking of family information, providing on-going support to families, and maintaining a professional and supportive relationship with participants. The Family Coordinator also contributes to the continued development of Good Grief programs and assists with organizational events for both of Good Grief’s locations.

To Apply: Please send an email requesting the full job description to melissa@good-grief.org.




 

 

New Jersey State Alliance of YMCAs: State Program Manager

Posted: August 1, 2017
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: Under the supervision of the State Program Director, the Program Manager responsibilities are to assist the SPD with day-to-day operations of the State Program Office which includes the management of several statewide initiatives. The position is responsible for meeting projects/programs timeline, deliverables and goals including communications with funders, stakeholders, partners, grantees and other staff.

As assigned, the program manager will lead or assist in the planning, designing, implementation and the evaluation of projects/programs for existing or new opportunities related to community health, public-private partnerships, public policy, coalitions and/or collective impacts. Spend significant time cultivating relationships and are able to travel up to 30%-40%. Present oral and written reports and/or slide presentations and take part on local/state taskforces or committees. Participate in professional activities and trainings to develop or maintain knowledge in the areas of healthy living, social responsibility and youth development. This shall be done in accordance with the mission and vision of the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance and the Sate Program Office.

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To Apply: View complete job description and email your resume to darrin.anderson@ymca.net.




 

 

Histiocytosis Association: Communications and Development Specialist

Posted: August 1, 2017
Location: Pitman, NJ

Summary: The Special Events Coordinator is a key member of the fundraising and special events team, reporting directly to the Fundraising Manager at the Histiocytosis Association and will be responsible for coordinating special events, exercising independent discretion/judgment and assisting with other fundraising-related and community outreach activities and projects.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate multiple volunteer-organized fundraising and awareness events
  • Respond to new fundraising inquiries
  • Assist in designing campaign and event brochures
  • Assist with organization-led direct mail and annual giving campaigns
  • Increase member engagement in fundraising activities
  • Document, track and report fundraising projects
  • Create and manage online event management tools, resources and initiatives
  • Assist in the development of new fundraising efforts
  • Engage in other projects as needed in support of the organization’s mission

Employment Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field of study plus a minimum 3 years work experience in nonprofit fundraising and/or event management; applicable combination of experience/education will be considered.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Project
  • Experience with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, Blackbaud NetCommunity and/or DonorDrive a plus
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Experience in graphic design and/or marketing is a plus (Adobe InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator)

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@histio.org.




 

La Casa de Don Pedro: Communications and Development Specialist

Posted: August 1, 2017
Location: Newark, NJ

Summary: La Casa de Don Pedro is seeking an experienced, highly creative and passionate Communications and Development Specialist to join its Program and Fund Development office. The office plays a critical marketing, fundraising and program development role for the entire organization.

The Program & Fund Development Office has the following responsibilities:

  •  Promotes the organization and its impact to the community, prospective and current donors, and internally within the organization through relationship building, multi-media on its website, social media, newsletters, and other communication outlets, and volunteer coordination.
  • Brings to the organization diverse resources (private, government, and individual), raising funds to support the organization’s operations through grant writing, special events, and appeals
  • Researches best practices to support the agency’s agenda and initiatives, supporting the design and development of new program opportunities
  • Program outcomes monitoring and evaluation

The Communications and Development Specialist is responsible for the implementation of the organization’s overall marketing initiatives and communication strategies and supports the Director of Program & Fund Development in other initiatives related to the goals of the unit.

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To Apply: View complete job description and email your resume with thoughtful cover letter and writing sample to info@lacasanwk.org.



 

Mercer Street Friends: Food Bank Director

Posted: August 1, 2017
Location: Ewing, NJ

Summary: Mercer Street Friends seeks a Food Bank Director to lead the Food Bank in its mission to reduce hunger and increase food security in Mercer County. Develop and strengthen the Food Bank’s role in the community, its financial security, efficient use of resources, embrace of opportunities, creation of new programs and services, and leadership in the hunger relief network.

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To Apply: View complete job description and send resume to HR@mercerstreetfriends.org .