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Organization Position
PlanSmart NJ Executive Director
Project Self-Sufficiency Multiple Listings
Center for Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Development Director
Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey Media Coordinator
Child Care Resources of Monmouth County Front Desk Receptionist
Preschool Advantage Development Director
St. Peter's Haven Manager/Executive Director
Vision Loss Alliance of New Jersey (VLANJ) Director of Development
Meals on Wheels of Mercer County Director Program Services
Child Care Resources of Monmouth County Child Care Development Specialist
Second Street Youth Center Foundation, Inc. Preschool Education Manager
CUMAC Community Engagement Coordinator
IOLTA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey Executive Director
Children's Specialized Hospital Database Manager
Children's Specialized Hospital Major Gifts Officer
Diabetes Foundation, Inc. Community Relations Position - Part Time
Imagine, A Coping Center for Loss Program Associate
Adler Aphasia Center President/CEO
New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence Hotline Attorney
New Jersey SHARES Senior Client Service Representative



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.

View complete job description.

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.



Center for Hope Hospice & Palliative Care: Development Director
 

Posted: February 9, 2017
Location: Scotch Plains, NJ

Summary: The Center for Hope Hospice is currently seeking a Development Director to spearhead fundraising efforts and develop new and innovative methods of soliciting and securing donations.  The role of the Development Director will be to develop and implement, in consultation with both Board and Senior Management, a plan to raise funds for the Center in a cost-effective and time-efficient manner.  The Development Director will establish a structure for effective fundraising through a combination of appropriate activities such as, but not limited to: individual donor relations, corporate and/or private foundations, networking, and event coordination.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify stakeholders in the local philanthropic community; build new and innovative revenue streams and donor engagement strategies.
  • Work in consultation with senior management to develop and implement a strategic plan on how to increase fundraising.
  • Work with the Board of Trustees to strategize ways in which the Board can become more engaged in the fund development process.
  • Conduct meetings with donors and prospects in order to secure donations and funding, boost fundraising efforts, maximize inflow, and cultivate a community of satisfied donors.
  • Identify, qualify, engage, solicit, and steward gifts from individuals, organizations, and foundations.
  • Develop targeted informational materials, follow-up with potential donors.
  • Employ a data-driven decision-making model using marketing research and national best practices.
  • Oversee all mailings including, but not limited to: writing appeals; collaborating with marketing to develop all collateral materials for the spring and annual appeal; tracking results/effectiveness of each mailing.
  • Conduct regular assessment of the annual fund performance through detailed, statistical analysis of donors, response rates and return on investment.
  • Maintain direct responsibility for achieving the annual fundraising target, tracking versus budget regularly with Chief Financial Officer/Controller.
  • Examine and refine the process by which donors are encouraged to greater support and refine the process as needed.
  • Have excellent communication skills, be highly detail oriented, self-motivated and a strategic thinker. This position requires a high-degree of responsibility and productivity, successfully juggling multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

Qualifications: The Development Director will hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration, economics, or a related field.  A background in grant writing and/or public relations is desirable but not required.  The Development Director will possess a minimum of 5 years of fundraising/fund development experience with 7 to 10 years of relevant work experience overall. The successful candidate will have a solid record of identifying donors and establishing long-standing partnerships with high-net-worth individuals.

View complete job description.

To Apply: Send resume along with a cover letter to hr@cfhh.org. No phone calls please.




Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey: Media Coordinator

Posted: February 8, 2017
Location: Milburn, NJ 

Summary: 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.

Qualifications:
  • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills
  • Self-disciplined, able to work independently and proficient in time management
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and automated social media software (TweetDeck, etc.)
  • Experience in successful social media strategy implementation
  • Bachelor’s degree in communication, or related field
  • Candidates will possess a minimum of five-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:

  • Write and distribute press releases and facilitate public service announcements distribution 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 message and initiatives.
  • Assist in the development and coordination of the PDFNJ Public Service Campaign.
  •  Research and implement creative new strategies for expanding social media reach and grow following
  • Continuously update the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+ and Pinterest accounts, etc.
  •  Collaborate with PDFNJ team on proactive media outreach, including pitching story ideas to reporters, bloggers, etc.
  •  Monitoring and tracking PDFNJ media activity and generating reports of this information.
  •  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.
  • Facilitate and coordinate placement of PSAs and news items, including identifying appropriate venues.
  • Build positive relationships with journalists (television, radio, magazine, online, and newspaper) to gain positive exposure.
  • Collaborate with staff on drafting awards submissions, survey responses, and other background materials. 
  •  Coordinate and develop briefing documents for media interviews, and top management speeches.
  • Must be well versed in manipulating databases and spreadsheets in Excel, etc.
  •  Limited travel may be required.

To Apply: Please send resume to kathy@drugfreenj.org




Child Care Resources of Monmouth County: Front Desk Receptionist

Posted: February 7, 2017
Location: Neptune, NJ 

Summary: Child Care Resources of Monmouth County is seeking an enthusiastic professional for a busy nonprofit organization committed to supporting children, families, and the child care workforce. Individual must professionally greet and direct callers, and provide administrative support for agency operations. Strong interpersonal, customer service, and problem solving skills are required.  A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Social Science, or related field preferred, but not required. Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates are also preferred.

To Apply: Please send resume to Child Care Resources, Human Resources, Ext. 115, PO Box 1234, Neptune, NJ 07753-1234 or fax to 732-918-9902, Attn: 115 or email to kotto@ccrnj.org. EOE.



Preschool Advantage: Development Director

Posted: February 6, 2017
Location: Morristown, NJ 

Summary: Preschool Advantage believes that all children should have access to high quality early education.   We identify, qualify and bring together local preschools and deserving families to provide their children with early educational development opportunities.  We have developed tools to measure the effectiveness of our program on the students and schools we work with, ensuring our impact is tangible and concrete.  We also provide our families with outside resources to ensure the child gets the most from the preschool experience. Together with our donors, supporters and community partners, we are providing opportunities for a lifetime of learning that creates a better world for our students, their families, and the community.

Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director, the Development Director will spearhead development efforts as Preschool Advantage continues to grow. A new position in the organization, the Director will have the opportunity to build the development function.  The Director will be responsible for developing and executing the annual fundraising plan, securing financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations.  S/he will develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors, create and execute a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors  and develop and track proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising.   This position will also oversee the work of a staff member responsible for special events and data entry/gift processing.

The successful candidate will have solid experience in a fundraising position, with a firm understanding of the fundraising landscape of Morris and Somerset counties of New Jersey.  S/he will have demonstrated leadership abilities, strong consensus building skills, fundraising management and strategic planning experience, and a proven track record in developing, administering, and achieving the goals of an ongoing annual fundraising program.  

To Apply: Please  submit resume and salary requirements to director@preschooladvantage.org.




St. Peter's Haven: Manager/Executive Director

Posted: February 1, 2017
Location: Clifton, NJ 

Summary: St. Peter's Haven is a family shelter and healthy food pantry located in Clifton, NJ.  Established in 1986, St. Peter's Haven is a non-sectarian, 501 (c)(3) orginization operating a food pantry, a transistional family shelter and community garden.  Our mission is to provide food and shelter to families and individuals in need; to prevent homelessness and its recurrence and to offer stability to the family during their time of crisis.

The primary task of the Executive Director consists in grant writing and developing a donor base in the community and the other fundraising activities of St. Peter’s Haven.  Candidates should have a very strong knowledge and experience in both these areas. Grant Writing: you will need to manage and maintain current funding sources, identify new sources of funding and develop and maintain a calendar of grants.  We will also need someone who can develop a public relations programs.  We need to identify donors in the community, establish and maintain relationships with the following: Passaic County Bd of Social Services, elected officials from the city of Clifton and Passaic County, Community Leaders and the media. The Manager/ED will also plan our annual fundraising activities such as : Tricky Tray, Pledge Drive, Donations in Support of Special Projects and End of Year Campaign.

The second major task of the Executive Director consists in oversight of the operations of St. Peters’ Haven.  The Pantry Coordinator oversees the operation of the Healthy Food Pantry and the Social Worker the operation of the homeless program.  The Executive Director collaborates with them and provides oversight of their work.  The Manager/ED will also need to oversee all our special projects and drives.

To Apply: Submit a resume and a list of references to info@saintpetershaven.org.



Vision Loss Alliance of New Jersey: Director of Development

Posted: February 1, 2017
Location: Denville, NJ

Summary: The Vision Loss Alliance of New Jersey(VLANJ) is a 501(c)-3 not-for-profit organization providing emotional support and practical training to help adults who become blind or visually impaired return to a full and meaningful life: adjust to vision loss, acquire independent living skills and regain their physical and mental health. VLANJ is New Jersey’s only non-residential, comprehensive vision rehabilitation center enabling Individuals to access essential and advanced classes in home management, assistive technologies and orientation and mobility.

Working in partnership with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees’ Development Committee, the Director of Development will create a development plan that includes, but not be limited to, goals, strategies, activities, and benchmarks necessary to reach the organization’s immediate fundraising objective, as well as to strengthen VLANJ’s funding diversity by attracting, retaining, and motivating donors and other funding sources for long-term financial stability. S/he will also have experience implementing the most effective and appropriate fundraising strategies, including expansion of VLANJ’s individual donor base through donor campaigns, pursuing relevant grant opportunities, developing an annual giving campaign, coordinating successful events and/or crowdsourcing programs, and cultivating major gifts and planned giving prospects.

The successful Director of Development at VLANJ will have a bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years fundraising experience. S/he will also be able to communicate his/her passion for the mission and have demonstrated experience, confidence, and enthusiasm in asking people to contribute time and money, as well as a discernible track record of successful fund development.

To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to msalkin@amsolutions.net describing what qualifications they have and how they learned of this opportunity.



Meals on Wheels of Mercer County: Director Program Services

Posted: January 30, 2017
Location: Ewing, NJ

Summary:We are looking for a dynamic professional to manage our program participants. This includes intake and assessments, reassessments, reporting and statistic gathering. Must feel comfortable working with an aging and disabled population, and in an urban setting.

Qualifications:

  • College degree required: social work, psychology, sociology, nutrition science a plus.

  • Familiarity with community resources in Mercer County helpful.

  • Must have excellent record keeping skills, be detail oriented, and have impeccable customer service skills.

  • Proficiency in Excel and excellent writing skills are required.

  • Flexibility, the ability to multitask, and to work in a changing environment is very important.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driver’s record, and his/her own vehicle

To Apply: Please email cover letter, resume, and three references at executivedirector@mealsonwheelsmercer.org with Director Program Services in subject line.



Child Care Resources of Monmouth County: Child Care Development Specialist
 

Posted: January 24, 2017
Location: Neptune, NJ

Summary: Child Care Resources of Monmouth County is looking for an enthusiastic professional to join a dynamic non-profit committed to supporting Monmouth County’s children, families, and the child care workforce.  Individual must have vast knowledge in child development, and skilled at engaging adult learners, to facilitate the development of child care as a resource to build healthy communities. Position requires a strong commitment to working in partnership with community child care providers to strengthen their knowledge and practice in providing quality care and learning experiences, to support the healthy growth and development for all children.  A Bachelor’s Degree in social science, child development, or related area of study is required and a Master’s degree in a related field is preferred. Applicant must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in related field, a familiarity with child care operations and regulations, and knowledge of local human service agencies and organizations is a plus.  Applicant must be able to travel independently to sites, meetings, conferences and training session in Monmouth County and throughout New Jersey. Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates are a plus.

To Apply: Interested candidates, please send resume to Child Care Resources, Human Resources, Ext. 115, PO Box 1234, Neptune, NJ 07753-1234 or fax to 732-918-9902, Attn: 115 or email to kotto@ccrnj.org.  EOE.




Second Street Youth Center Foundation: Preschool Education Manager
 

Posted: January 24, 2017
Location: Plainfield, NJ

Summary: Second Street Youth Center Foundation, Inc.(SSYC) is a multipurpose non-profit organization seeking to bring about better community relations by providing educational, vocational, cultural and recreational activities for youth and adults in this community. SSYC seeks a Full-Time Preschool Education Manager for its 180 student NAEYC Accredited preschool. The Preschool will report directly to the SSYC Executive Director and have responsibility for the day to day operations of the SSYC Preschool Program, Afterschool Program and Summer Enrichment Program.

The Successful candidate will be bi-lingual and have a minimum of 7 years’ experience managing a high quality Early Childhood Center, with experience in curriculum implementation and monitoring.  Specific experience with High Scope curriculum is a plus.  S/He will support all aspects of school operations including instructional supervision, professional development, program planning and implementation, staff evaluation and recruitment. Interface with budget manager on the development and monitoring of annual operating budget. Provide direct supervision to educational professional and support staff.  Ensure that the center complies with NJ licensing standards, Department of Education requirements and compliance with all aspects of the Plainfield Office of Early Childhood contracting standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the center meets all NJ licensing requirements. This includes, but is not limited to:  Standards of health and safety (Sanitation) including maintenance of the center’s records (emergency drills, fire and sanitation inspections, etc.)
  • Oversight of learning environment, inclusive of monitoring the integrity of implementation of High Scope Curriculum.
  • Review and monitor lesson plans weekly.
  • Provide oversight of nutritional component and food preparation to insure healthy meals for students.
  • In partnership with Executive Director, participate in updating SSYC’s operational Policies & Procedures.
  • Oversee/approve orders of appropriate supplies (nutritional and office supplies etc.)
  • Approve and order materials and supplies for classroom programs and activities.
  • Establish and maintain a healthy, safe and productive working environment for staff.
  • Liaison with maintenance department for housekeeping and janitorial requirements (including staffing and supplies)
  • Monitor educational staff and conduct annual observation and evaluation of educational staff utilizing the Danielson Evaluation model.
  • Insure continuing educational programing and opportunities are in place for all staff.
  • Partner with Executive Director to take the agency through the rating process of Grow NJ Kids.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate Degree with Specialization in Early Childhood Education, Education, Educational Administration or Related Field 
  •  Teaching Certificates: Elementary/or preschool
  • Administrative Certificates: Supervisor, Principal 
  • Experience in Early Childhood Education as Teacher or Supervisor
  • Minimum of 7 years of Preschool Experience preferred or Elementary Education 

Pluses:

  • Bilingual
  • Knowledge of Grow NJ Kids
  • Knowledge of High Scope Curriculum
  • Knowledge of NAEYC Accreditation 

To Apply: Send resumes to Leah Date at ldate@ssycfoundationinc.org.




CUMAC: Community Engagement Coordinator
Posted: January 9, 2017
Location: Paterson, NJ

Summary: CUMAC is the largest food distribution program in Passaic County, NJ, offers an exciting opportunity for a passionate and collaborative leader committed to the continued growth of the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Take the lead to coordinate all aspects of CUMAC’s robust volunteer program
  • Continue to promote CUMAC’s need for volunteer support and viability as a great learning and teamwork opportunity for area civic, scouting, corporate, school, and faith groups, as well as individuals; this includes online, print, and in-person promotion
  • Recruit, screen, train, and support volunteers in order to provide a meaningful and impactful experience for the volunteer(s) and the agency
  • Develop opportunities that fulfill corporate social responsibility goals and parameters and bring value to CUMAC
  • Maintain relationships with volunteers, tracking skills, interests, and availability, and communicating CUMAC’s gratitude for their service
  • Encourage off-site volunteer opportunities and collections, and provide support for planned initiatives
  • Regularly communicate with staff about existing and future needs for on and off-site volunteer support
  • Submit quarterly AmeriCorps reports to the St. Paul’s AmeriCorps Program Director
  • Coordinate with the CEC, Communications and other staff for volunteer coverage
  • Assist in the facilitation and coordination of large scale food collections to benefit CUMAC
  • Work with development team to update the Don Brown Memorial Scholarship program; coordinate applications and review process
  • Contribute content for CUMAC’s printed and online promotional materials, and periodically represent the agency at speaking engagements and partner agency meetings or events
  • Keep abreast of issues related to CUMAC’s work in order to help encourage appropriate advocacy

Requirements/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 5 years work experience; experience coordinating volunteers a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills mandatory, with proven ability to effectively communicate with diverse audiences; Gracious, outgoing, and friendly demeanor a must
  • Must be highly organized and detail-oriented; Prior project management experience a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative; to prioritize and accurately complete multiple tasks; and to work under deadlines and changing priorities
  • Strong team player with a proven commitment to do what it takes to get the job done
  • Microsoft fluency required; Familiarity (or ease of learning) Donor Perfect Online database helpful
  • Commitment to CUMAC’s mission strongly desired; willingness to learn, share, and contribute to our story

See the complete job descriptions for additional details

To Apply: Email a cover letter (specifically addressing why you think you would be a good fit for this opening) and resume (both as Word or PDF attachments) to jobs@cumacecho.org. Indicate 'CEC Volunteers' in subject line.




IOLTA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey: Executive Director

Posted: January 9, 2017
Location: New Brunswick, NJ

Summary: The IOLTA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey is a program created by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. A quasi-governmental entity, the Fund provides grants for civil legal assistance for the poor, projects to improve the administration of justice, and education of lay persons in law related areas. The Fund receives money from interest earned on attorney trust accounts. By Court rule, 75% of the proceeds go to Legal Services of New Jersey, 12.5% to the New Jersey State Bar Foundation, and the remaining available funds to a discretionary grant program. Participating financial institutions remit interest directly to the Fund. In 2015, total income of the Fund was about $8.5 million. All fifty states and the District of Columbia have similar IOLTA programs.

The Fund, which is not a non-profit corporation, is governed by a volunteer board of trustees appointed by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. The executive director manages a staff of three others and is responsible to this board for all aspects of the operation of the IOLTA Fund.

Salary and benefits are commensurate with those of similarly sized non-profit organizations.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain beneficial relations with participating financial institutions.
  • Maximize return on IOLTA accounts.
  • Manage the discretionary grant program, as expected rising interest rates will provide better revenue in the intermediate term, requiring a strategy for growth.
  • Develop an online attorney registration program.

Requirements/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Five to seven years demonstrated successful management and supervisory experience with some level of financial responsibility.
  • Experience with non-profit organizations.
  • Knowledge of banking, financial statement analysis, budgeting, accounting, and bookkeeping procedures.
  • Strong verbal, writing and analytical ability.
  • Familiarity with database management, computers and related technology.
  • Must like working independently as a self-starter and making decisions, all as delegated by the board.
  • Very organized and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to work with judicial personnel, financial institutions, members of the Bar, legal assistance organizations and media.
  • Grant management skills
  • Awareness of public interest legal work
  • Volunteer board service or background

See the complete job descriptions for additional details

To Apply: Send a cover letter detailing your reasons for your interest in the position and how your background corresponds to the position requirements, along with your resume, salary requirements, employment application (see “Employment” at www.ioltanj.org) and three significant recent professional writing samples to search@ioltanj.org




Children's Specialized Hospital: Database Manager

Posted: January 9, 2017
Location: Mountainside, NJ

Summary: At Children's Specialized Hospital,  the Database Manager will provide support to all related data functions including gift and data entry, editing mailing lists, generating fundraising reports, and document retrieval. Assists with daily operations and maintenance of the Foundation donor database system. Coordinator will work closely with the Donor Information Manager to ensure a timely acknowledgment process and up-to-date donor files.

Responsibilities:

  •  Data entry for donations (general, special events, in-kind, tribute, online, etc.) including preparation of appropriate acknowledgement letters on a daily basis
  • Maintains and updates donor and donation information in database on an ongoing basis including tracking obituaries through basic research, change of address corrections, direct mail response information, notes and actions for donors and prospective donors.
  • Handles incoming and outgoing mail. open, sort, and prioritize. Process daily donations received in the mail in preparation for deposit and data entry.
  • Assists Donor Information Manager with production of mailing lists, general reports, monthly pledge reminders and other data system tasks as needed.
  • Ensures integrity of database and confidentiality of contributions and donor records in all phases of work.
  • Deals discreetly with sensitive, confidential information. Copy and scan as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Provides physical support at Foundation special events to process event donations.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • One to three years experience with data management
  • Experience in fundraising and specialized fundraising software (Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge)
  • Good organizational skills and ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of basic office procedures
  • Tact and courtesy in dealing with others.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
  • Computer literate with accurate data entry skills
  • Excellent telephone, word processing and spreadsheet skills, and knowledge of basic office procedures

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to: Donna Maritato, Donor Information Manager at dmaritato@childrens-specialized.org




Children's Specialized Hospital: Major Gifts Officer

Posted: January 9, 2017
Location: Mountainside, NJ

Summary: At Children's Specialized Hospital, The Major Gift Officer’s (MGO) primary focus is to build a sustainable major individual and planned giving program by upgrading and securing major gifts through the management and staffing of a portfolio of up to 150 individuals. S/he is responsible for building a portfolio of donors and prospects through knowledge of direct and planned giving mechanisms, research, cultivation and relationship building. The MGO ensures regular and systematic contact with identified donors and prospects and develops and executes strategies for the portfolio, including specific cultivation and solicitation plans using all tactical means including mail, email, telephone and personal visits. The MGO prepares contact reports, appropriate follow-up materials and proposals for prospects which include appropriate gift instruments. S/he stewards major gift donors to ensure that their gift intent is maintained. This individual also develops and executes ongoing strategies for qualifying suspects and elevating them to prospect status via individual meetings, small cultivation events, research and community networking.

Qualifications:

  • Proven skills in developing sophisticated strategies in planning, implementing and administering complex major-gift solicitations with a track record of building donor relationships and closing gifts in the five- and six-figure ranges. This includes successful experience in making cold calls.
  • Ability to understand the needs and interests of major gift donors in order to develop relationships between them and the foundation.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills with the ability to anticipate challenges and obstacles, along with the creativity and tenacity to implement solutions effectively.
  • Ability to exercise initiative, work proactively and collaboratively, and accept responsibility. Must be highly energetic with an enthusiasm for building bridges between and among key stakeholders.
  • Effective written communication skills necessary to write and edit letters, memos, reports, discussion documents, proposals and other solicitation materials.
  • Strong verbal communication skills to persuasively articulate the missions of the hospital and foundation and the foundation’s fundraising priorities.
  • Experience using fundraising software, including Raiser's Edge, Microsoft Office Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Ability to relate well and work effectively with multiple constituencies and audiences.
  • Must be willing to travel throughout the State, and beyond, as appropriate.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Masters preferred.
  • Five to seven years successful experience in major or planned gift fundraising preferably in the healthcare arenas.

 

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to: Christine A. Raymond, Executive Assistant to the President & CEO, craymond@childrens-specialized.org




Diabetes Foundation, Inc. : Community Relations Position - Part Time

Posted: January 9, 2017
Location: Paramus, NJ

Summary: The Diabetes Foundation, Inc., an established nonprofit organization in New Jersey, dedicated to the care and quality of life for people in New Jersey with diabetes, has an exciting opportunity for a Part Time Community Relations candidate – approximately 24 hrs. per week.

Responsibilities:

  •  Producing periodic client centered newsletters
  •  Researching, interviewing, writing, & editing content
  • Interfacing with printers in regards to graphics, layout, mailing lists, and distribution
  • Producing periodic general public newsletter
  • Creating and distributing monthly online DFI update emails using Constant Contact
  • Writing press releases and distributing press releases as needed
  • Creating and maintaining relationships with media contacts throughout the state
  • Maintaining DFI’s presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other relevant social media
  • Acting as a community liaison for the DFI, building awareness, interest, and participation in DFI programs with ability to travel around the state of new jersey
  • Attending/presenting at meetings of local organizations and health groups
  • Working as a team member, assisting within the organization’s scope of services of the Diabetes Foundation.
  • Supporting DFI’s fundraising efforts as needed.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in a related field
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Public speaking experience
  • General knowledge of community and/or social service resources and programs
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to interact with the public, health care providers, community organizations, and social service agencies
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office, Constant Contact, and social media required
  • Familiarity with DonorPerfect and graphics software preferred, but not required
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborate with a small office staff
  • Minimum 2-3 years of Nonprofit experience
  • Teamwork oriented, with a “help wherever needed” attitude towards projects and tasks
  •  Some evenings and weekends required

 

To Apply: Please send an email with cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: Roberta Schmidt at rschmidt@dfinj.org




Imagine, A Coping Center for Loss: Program Associate

Posted: January 9, 2017
Location: Westfield, NJ

Summary: The Program Associate is responsible for assisting the Program Director in all aspects of program development and maintenance as well as supervising up to two Nights of Support.  Responsibilities will include family orientations, proper documentation of family information, organizing and implementing events (with the assistance of the Program Director) such as memorial services, educational conferences, volunteer recognition and maintaining a professional and supportive relationship with participants and volunteers. Additional responsibilities will include the daily maintenance of the program including tracking of attendance and securing substitute facilitators when needed as well as presenting the program to the public when needed. 

Qualifications:

The candidate must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in a mental health field.  1-3 years professional, clinical experience in the field of death and grief is required, The position of Program Associate also requires experience in facilitating groups.  The ideal candidate must have good interpersonal skills, be personally resilient, and be able to create a safe place for families to tell their story and mourn their losses. Experience supervising volunteers is required. Adult and child group experience, knowledge of different models of grief support  and community resources is also required.  Candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and good computer skills. Candidate must possess good professional boundaries, have experience in case management and the ability to seek additional resources as needed for potential Imagine participants. Experience with public speaking and community outreach is necessary. Bilingual speaker preferred.  Some evenings required. 

Please see complete job description here   

 

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to mandi@imaginenj.org




Adler Aphasia Center: President/CEO

Posted: January 6, 2017
Location: Maywood and West Orange, NJ

Summary: The Adler Aphasia Center, a non-profit organization, is the nation’s leading research-based program in long-term aphasia rehabilitation. The Center, located in northern New Jersey, provides therapeutic programming for people with aphasia throughout the NY/NJ metropolitan region, and operates two main program centers – in Maywood and West Orange – as well as seven Aphasia Communication Groups throughout northern NJ in cooperation with other community agencies.

Responsibilities: The President/CEO will have responsibility for managing and sustaining the operations of the entire range of current therapeutic programs as well as the continued strategic growth of Adler initiatives to benefit the rehabilitation of people with aphasia across the metropolitan area and beyond. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Directing the staff and daily operations of the Center and its affiliated programs
  • Managing all Center budgets and finances
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with community and public agencies at the regional and national level in order to promote Adler programs and actively advocate for aphasia rehabilitation initiatives
  • Supporting the Center’s board activities and managing ongoing development of lay leadership
  • Oversight of all strategic fundraising efforts – events, major gifts, annual fund, and foundation funding - to sustain and expand programs
  • Supervision of initiatives in on-site research and the development of program innovation

Qualifications

Candidates must be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • At least seven years’ experience in a senior management position that included direct program and development
  • Past experience in managing a nonprofit agency, including successful, hands-on fundraising and financial management and planning. A Master’s degree in a related field is desirable.
  • Active participation in professional networks that promote sharing of information and partnerships to benefit people in need
  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • Excellent interpersonal relations
  • Experience in team building
  • Creative energy, with a specific interest in facilitating program innovation
  • Deep compassion for people with disabilities
  • Salary commensurate with experience
To Apply: Please send an email with cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: Karen Tucker, ktucker@adleraphasiacenter.org no later than Jan. 31, 2017.



New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence: Hotline Attorney

Posted: January 5, 2017
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: At NJCEDV, under the direction of the Managing Attorney, the Hotline Attorney is responsible for answering incoming telephone calls from domestic violence victims to determine their eligibility for services and providing appropriate advice and referrals. The Hotline Attorney will also assist in facilitating onsite legal clinics on a monthly basis. 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:

  • Answer incoming calls from the Toll free hot line and determine caller's eligibility for services.
  • 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 completed intakes to confirm client eligibility for services.
  • Evening hours required at least one day a week.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities Education & 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.
To Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter to ddyer@njcedv.org



New Jersey SHARES: Senior Client Service Representative

Posted: January 5, 2017
Location: Ewing, NJ

Summary: NJ SHARES Employment Opportunity is for a full time Senior Client Service Representative in our Call Center in Ewing, NJ. The position requires supervisor experience in a call center environment. 

 

 Qualifications:

  • Supervisor Experience in a Call Center Environment
  • Inbound/outbound calls
  • High Volume of Paperwork
  • Organizational Skills
  • Microsoft Outlook/Word/Excel/Scanner/Fax Machine/Keyboarding Skills/Telephone System Exp/Filing
  • Bilingual Spanish/English A Plus

 

To Apply: Please include a resume, cover letter via email H-R@njshares.org or by fax to 609-883-0133, no later than January 19, 2017