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Organization Position
PACO- Puertorriqueños Asociados for Community Organization Program Manager
New Jersey Audubon Society Development Operations Manager
New Jersey Citizen Action Bilingual Community Educator
New Jersey Citizen Action Financial Coach
CUMAC Program Director
Hyacinth AIDS Foundation Director of Development
Habitat For Humanity in Monmouth County Executive Director
SERV Behavior Specialist II
Project Self Sufficiency Multiple Listings
Strong Minds Development Associate
Monmouth Arts Executive Director
CUMAC Volunteer Liaison
Arm In Arm Outreach Worker - Part-Time
CASA for Children of Mercer and Burlington Counties Communications and Special Events Director
American Sustainable Business Council New Jersey Sustainable Business Council  Statewide Coordinator - Part-Time
The First Tee of Raritan Valley Executive Director
Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey Program Director
Puerto Rican Action Board Chief Program Officer
Puerto Rican Action Board Director of Community Services
NJ Shares Program Assistant
Make-A-Wish New Jersey Director of Wish Granting
New Jersey Conservation Foundation Easement Steward
New Jersey Audubon Society Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Creative New Jersey Community Organizer/Communications Specialist


PACO- Puertorriqueños Asociados for Community Organization : Program Manager

Posted: November 30, 2016
Location: Jersey City, NJ

Summary: Support PACO, Puertorriquenos Asociados For Community Organization's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence; collaboration; innovation; respect personalization; commitment to the community; accountability and ownership. Under the general direction of the Department Director will oversee the operations, management and administration of the program and comply with the program’s contractual obligations.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Work with the Executive Director and Management team to plan for PACO’s direction, focus, and infrastructure; refine and implement PACO’s strategy and planning, anticipating changes in policy and funding; develop and monitor annual institutional plans according to the organizational vision, mission, and goals; prepare and monitor PACO’s agency/program budgets.

  • Work with the Executive Director and Management team to ensure service integration & internal collaboration regarding institutional systems and operations; procure and maintain agency and staff licenses and certifications; develop staff and volunteers; and produce and/or secure institutional literature and products, including curricula, manuals, and training materials.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with funders, vendors, creditors, lenders, partners, suppliers, community organizations, government agencies, etc., in conjunction with leadership team

  • Maintain awareness of new trends and developments in Energy Conservation, and incorporate new developments into the organization as appropriate.

  • Ensure confidentiality of records and information, and discretion in information sharing, as per policies

  • Support the goal of increasing awareness of PACO programs and services in the community and increasing participant numbers.

  • Other duties may be assigned by the Executive Director to meet agency and/or programs needs.

 Skills and Abilities:

  •  Public program planning, development, budgeting and management

  • Community needs and resources 

  • Grant development and administration

  • Principles and practices of effective supervision

  • Demonstrated involvement in community organizations or advocacy

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a fast paced, highly interactive staff

  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team setting

  • Proven ability to work well with diverse groups

  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks effectively under pressure

  • Principles and practices of providing social services to culturally diverse populations

  • Federal, state and local funding sources

  • Software applications commonly used in program management

  • Computer literacy, Office Suites, Project Management tools, and knowledge of CRM’s

  • Analyze programs and services and structuring new programs and improvements

  • Ability to interpret complex federal, state and local regulations and guidelines

  • Address the public and professional groups

  • Analyze administrative, personnel and organizational problems and identify appropriate solutions

  • Train and effectively manage staff persons

  • Prepare and maintain complex reports and records

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public

  •  Follow written and verbal instructions

  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing

 See complete job description for additional details

 

Apply Online



NJ Audubon Society : Development Operations Manager

Posted: November 23, 2016
Location: Bernardsville, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Audubon, New Jersey Audubon, a privately supported, not-for profit, statewide membership organization is seeking a Development Operations Manager.The position will be directly responsible for the overall operations of the Development Office, including direct supervision of staff overseeing the organization’s membership processing, gift entry, prospect research, Raisers Edge database and administrative support. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Development & Communications.

Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor's degree required.

  •  Five years of experience in management/supervisory positions in Development field.

  •  Experience with back office functions related to gift processing, data entry and reporting.

  •  Experience with Raiser’s Edge database.

  •  High energy and passion for NJ Audubon's mission.

See complete job description for additional details

To Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter to hr.development@njaudubon.org.



New Jersey Citizen Action: Bilingual Community Educator
 

Posted: November 23, 2016
Location: New Brunswick, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Citizen Action, the state’s largest independent citizen watchdog coalition, is hiring a full-time Bilingual Community Educator. Working under the direction of the Development Director, the Community Educator will reach out to targeted constituencies to educate consumers on fair housing and housing discrimination and other financial education issues. The Community Educator will focus on education and outreach to low- and moderate-income communities across the state, providing consumers with information and resources on various consumer financial protection issues.

Examples of work:

  • Contact community groups, labor unions, social service agencies, tenant associations, faith-based organizations, civil rights groups, disability rights organizations, and organizations representing Hispanic and other immigrant populations to schedule free English- and Spanish-language consumer education and outreach workshops, presentations and/or outreach events.
  • Confirm presentations and obtain relevant workshop information.
  • Provide organizations with necessary materials prior and/or on the day of presentations or events (fliers, bios, background info, etc.).
  • Coordinate and conduct presentations on various consumer financial protection issues, including fair housing, housing discrimination, predatory lending, foreclosure prevention, financial education and other issues.
  • Educate and inform consumers on NJCA’s program and services, consumer resources, and other relevant consumer protection issues.
  • Develop and update a database of statewide organizational contacts.
  • Complete all reports, administrative forms, and consumer education workshop log as required for grant reports.
  • Maintain files with all relevant presentation/event administrative forms and paperwork (e.g., workshop verification forms, questionnaires, pre- and post- workshop surveys, evaluations, etc.).
  • Work with other NJCA staff and participate in organizational events and activities as required.

Knowledge and abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, especially public speaking.
  • Ability to be self-directed, develop and maintain priorities and conduct multiple tasks in a given timeframe.
  • Ability to develop contacts and schedule presentations.
  • Exceptional time management and planning expertise.
  •  General computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office (e.g., MS Word, Excel, Outlook), and other word processing and database applications.
  • Ability to become proficient in the areas of fair housing and financial literacy (e.g., credit, predatory lending, basic banking, budgeting, homeownership, foreclosure prevention, and consumer protection issues).

 Required education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (life experience may be substituted for education on a year-by-year basis)
  • Experience working with low- and moderate-income individuals and communities
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish a plus.
  • Outreach staff must have their own car, valid NJ driver’s license, and insurance.
  • Ability to work some nights and/or weekend hours as needed.

Competitive salary ranging from $35,500 - $40,0500 with comprehensive health care, dental, vacation, and other benefits. Position based in our downtown Newark office.

 See complete job description for additional details

To Apply: Please submit resume, and cover letter, and writing sample to leila@njcitizenaction.org.



New Jersey Citizen Action: Financial Coach
 

Posted: November 23, 2016
Location: Newark & Jersey City, NJ

Summary: The Financial Coach at New Jersey Citizen Action. 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Coaching: Provide one-on-one coaching services for participants in NJCA’s Financial Coaching program. Monitor participant progress toward financial goals. Follow up with participants as required, providing on-going support, encouragement, accountability and resources. Provide detailed action plans and summary notes for participants. Refer participants to financial and other services through outside organizations, as appropriate. Maintain files and databases for participants including intake forms, credit reports, appointment notes, and action plans.
  • Promotion of coaching services: Assist with the promotion of these services to existing NJCA participants and new clients. Work with partner organizations, government entities, businesses, labor unions, and others to promote services. Develop new partnerships. Provide group and individual presentations about the services. Create promotional materials.
  • Financial education workshops: Develop and conduct financial education workshops. Schedule workshops and handle all logistical and administrative aspects of delivery.
  • Data collection and evaluation: Collect and verify all required data from participants both during and after program participation. Utilize program’s data collection and storage software to keep files up to date. Maintain other files necessary for providing services and reporting progress to funders and partner organizations as well as in-house reporting and analysis.
  • Research: Conduct ongoing research and analysis on relevant personal finance tools, industry changes, product offerings and other information relevant to successful program operation. Summarize findings for program use.
  • Resource development: Identify and refer participants to other resources and services needed to achieve their financial goals. Identify, cultivate, and maintain relationship with key community partners.
  • General program support: Provide support, as needed, to other core programs including cross training in other service areas. Assist with special projects as assigned and other tasks deemed necessary to achieve overall goals and to operate a successful program.
  • Policy and Guidelines: Adhere to all guidelines related to confidentiality. Follow regulatory and quality-control requirements as per industry standards and partner/funding requirements.
  • Travel and Schedule: Travel for training and occasional meetings and NJCA required events, as needed. Maintain a flexible work schedule as needed, including evening and weekend availability.

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. Experience working with moderate- and low-income families in a personal finance capacity is desirable. Spanish-speaking STRONGLY preferred.

 Hours/Salary: Full-time position with benefits; $38,500-$43,500. Part-time hours possible.

See complete job description for additional details

To Apply: Email resume and letter of intrest to Patricia Berhau, Director of Financial Coaching to patricia@njcitizenaction.org




CUMAC Program Director

Posted: November 18, 2016
Location: Paterson, NJ

Summary: CUMAC is a faith-based nonprofit organization located in downtown Paterson operating the largest feeding program in Passaic County, as well as supplementary programs addressing the root causes of poverty and hunger. We seek a full-time Program Director, who will report to the Executive Director, to critically evaluate our current six programs and implement methods and processes to strengthen those programs.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Critically analyze and evaluate CUMAC’s programs to ensure their overall success in achieving the objectives and goals as set forth in the strategic plan.  Initially, the Program Director’s focus will be on curriculum development and program staff training for the Pathways to Work program.
  • Collaborate with program supervisors to implement processes to ensure that client’s needs are being addressed in a timely and efficient manner
  • Facilitate cooperation between program supervisors to meet client’s needs effectively throughout all of our programs
  • Interact with all program staff in all areas of the office and warehouse to ensure continuity of processes across programs
  • Work with the Executive Director to develop budgets for all programs and Development Director on data collection, funding applications, and grant reports
  • Continually monitor the progress of our program outcomes and ensure alignment with our strategic plan

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience required
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience required; experience in job readiness, housing, and/or other social service programs preferred
  • Demonstrated passion for working with low-income individuals struggling with the issues that arise from living with hunger and poverty
  • An ability to take the initiative to perform tasks and responsibilities at all levels of operation within CUMAC’s organization and a willingness to work alongside coworkers in a spirit of cooperation

See the complete job description for additional details and information on how to apply.



Hyacinth AIDS Foundation: Senior Director of Development
 

Posted: November 16, 2016
Location: New Brunswick, NJ

Summary: Hyacinth AIDS Foundation, the leading AIDS services organization in New Jersey, is seeking a Senior Director of Development to oversee all aspects of development and communication. In partnership with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees, this position is responsible for all fundraising and development activities. Major areas of activity include planned giving, major donor solicitation, special events, and foundation support and external communications, including social media. Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), Senior Director of Development serves as a key leadership team member and an active participant in strategic decisions affecting Hyacinth. The successful candidate will help forge new relationships to build Hyacinth’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. The Sr. Director of Development also will design and implement a comprehensive plan for developing key external alliances by cultivating individual and philanthropic support.

The ideal candidate will bring to this position 10+ years of nonprofit experience, demonstrated success in a senior development function and a true passion for Hyacinth’s mission. Salary commensurate with experiences.

See complete job description for additional details

To Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter to kobrien@hyacinth.org. Please note “Sr. Director of Development” in your subject.



Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County: Executive Director
 

Posted: November 14, 2016
Location: Freehold, NJ
Submission Deadline Date: December 9, 2016 5:00 P.M.

Summary The Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County Board of Directors is requesting applications for the position of Executive Director. In this position, the Executive Director provides overall leadership for the affiliate and ReStore in accordance with the direction, policies and objectives set by the Board of Directors and Habitat for Humanity International. The Executive Director leads and promotes the Habitat for Humanity mission throughout the community. The Executive Director is authorized to take reasonable action to carry out assigned responsibilities in accordance with Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County’s by laws, policies and procedures. The Executive Director manages a yearly operational budget of over $2 million, a paid staff with 4 direct reports and is expected to exercise sound judgment and take initiative in his/her professional performance. Essential Duties  

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit administration, business administration or related social services field. Master’s degree in business administration, non-profit management, public relations, human resources or another related field preferred.
  • At least ten (10) years of successful, related supervisory or management experience. Ideal candidate has experience in leading and managing a non-profit organization of comparable size and complexity. Experience or employment with Habitat for Humanity affiliates is ideal but not required.
  • Understands Habitat for Humanity’s: beginnings; vision and mission; mission principles; organizational structure; international work and strategic goals.
  • Must embrace the heritage and focus of Habitat for Humanity as a Christian ministry. • Experience developing and working with major donors and able to communicate effectively and professionally with them.
  • Ability to establish, foster and maintain effective working relationship with staff, volunteers, Board of Directors, community service agencies, and religious or other social services groups.
  • Demonstrated excellent management, teambuilding, interpersonal and collaborative relationships skills. Ideal candidate has experience in improving the performance, productivity, and efficiency of organizational operations. Must possess solid organizational skills.
  • Understands brand value, marketing strategy, research and planning and uses these skills to sell the organization’s services and to secure effective partnerships.
  • Must be able to function well in a fast-paced, multi-faceted environment taking concepts and ideas from implementation to action.
  •  Experience working effectively with persons from diverse cultural, social, and ethnic backgrounds. Bi-lingual, with Spanish proficiency a plus.
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication skills to communicate the organization’s vision, mission and goals; is able to inspire through presentation of information.
  • Must have appreciation of and experience utilizing technology to assist in achieving the goals of the organization.
  • Must be able to work independently to ensure that the day to day operations Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County run smoothly and tasks are completed in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing policies and procedures commensurate with the organization’s needs.
  • Absolute integrity and discretion is essential. The ability to maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information.
  • Valid driver’s license, insurance and access to a vehicle required. Must pass criminal background check and sexual offender check.

See complete job description for additional details

To Apply: Submit your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements with three professional references to executivedirectorsearch@habitatmonmouth.org



SERV: Behavior Specialist II
 

Posted: November 14, 2016
Location: Ewing, NJ

Summary: SERV is a well-established leader in behavioral healthcare in New Jersey, supports people with mental illness and/or intellectual/developmental disabilities as they achieve greater independence and life satisfaction through a wide range of services.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivering behavioral support services to individuals experiencing significant disturbances in daily living due to developmental disabilities, persistent mental illness, challenging behaviors and/or difficulties with skill acquisition which prevent independent living
  • Providing intervention services to staff and families as assigned
  •  Utilizing professional clinical assessment and treatment skills
  •  Providing comprehensive case management for individuals
  • Developing formal behavior intervention plans and/or general behavior guidelines
  •  Training staff, families, and individuals on strategies to increase independence or decrease inappropriate behavior
  • Providing crisis assessment, intervention, and management
  •  Providing consultation through teaching, observation, and feedback using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Ensuring that services are rendered in accordance to all safety regulations, Federal and State regulations, and corporate policies and guidelines for ethical standards
  • Performing other duties as needed and directed by supervisors

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in applied behavior analysis, psychology, special education, or social work
  • One year of experience in working with developmentally disabled persons involving applied behavior analysis and behavior modification preferred
  • Must have a valid driver’s license in state of residence with no suspensions or moving violations in the past year, and no more than 6 points on driving record
  • Must be able to successfully complete a physical, drug screen and background check

Apply Online




Project Self-Sufficiency : Various Opportunities
 

Posted: November 7, 2016

Summary: The mission of Project Self-Sufficiency  is to support and empower low-inclome 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.

Job Openings:

New Jersey Youth Corps High School Equivalency Instructor/Employability Skills Facilitator

New Jersey Youth Corps Crew Supervisors

New Jersey Youth Corps Administrative Assistant

Social Worker/Case Manager

Community Outreach Worker

Career Training & Employment Specialist

Community Resource Specialist

Program Facilitators

Home Visitors

Spanish-Speaking Home Visitors

Evening Childcare Provider

Day Care Center Teacher

Day Care Center Aides

Computer Instructors

Parenting Instructor

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; or fax to 973-940-3501; or email to pss@projectselfsufficiency.org.  

 

Strong Minds: Development Associate

Posted: November 2, 2016
Location: Maplewood, NJ

Summary: We are seeking an experienced and motivated Development Associate to work closely with the Executive Director (ED) of Strong Minds on a wide range of exciting development areas as the organization continues to expand and successfully treat more depressed women in Uganda and eventually in additional East African countries. The organization is experiencing substantial levels of growth, with the number of women we are reaching increasing almost four-fold in 2016 to 5,100 and the budget increasing nearly three-fold from 2016 to 2019, to nearly $3.8M. The Development Associate will play a key role in accelerating our momentum. S/he will collaborate with all members of the StrongMinds US team and also work closely with the team of StrongMinds Uganda.

Responsibilities:

  • Writing, revising, and submitting targeted funding proposals, letters of intent and concept papers, meeting all deadlines and requirements
  • Able to compose compelling narratives
  • Collaborates with Operations Manager to develop clear budgets
  • Assist the ED in strengthening relationships with current foundation supporters
  • Ensure current donor priorities are tracked
  •  Work across the organization to compile, write and submit progress reports to current funders
  •  Devise strategies to increase giving from these supporters and maximize revenue opportunities
  • Research new foundations to approach for funding; work with the ED to maintain a pipeline of these prospects that is closely monitored and acted upon with rigor
  • Collaborates with the Marketing and Communications Manager to prepare customized briefing and solicitation materials for use during donor/prospect meetings
  • Work with the ED to develop annual milestones; contribute to strategic operating plans
  • Ability to conduct meetings independently with new prospective funders
  •  Partner with the ED to develop and implement strategies for StrongMinds to expand its funding base to include high net-worth individuals who are passionate about global mental health
  • Maintain donor database, which may include migration to a more robust platform in the future
  • Given the startup nature of StrongMinds, all employees are asked to be flexible team players

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible development experience or similar skills from a corporate environment
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Highly computer proficient; very capable in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience working with cross-functional and cross-cultural teams
  • Experience with strategic planning
  • Comfortable carrying out multiple priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Able to work independently
  • World-class sense of humor

Location and Travel:

  • Willingness to travel domestically up to 10% of the year for meetings and conferences. Ability to travel internationally to East Africa for program visits as required.
  • This position is based in the Maplewood, NJ offices of StrongMinds. Flexible work arrangements are available for an exceptional candidate in which s/he may telecommute a few days per week.  

See the complete job description for additional details.

To Apply: Please send resume with a brief and thoughtful cover letter to: submit your resume and cover letter to sryan@strongminds.org. Applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

Strong Minds offers competitive benefits and is an equal opportunity employer.



Monmouth Arts: Executive Director
 

Posted: October 28, 2016
Location: Red Bank, NJ

Summary: Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Monmouth Arts staff, consultants, volunteers, programs, growth, and mission execution.

The Executive Director will be strongly committed to the arts as transformational and fulfill the additional qualifications listed below.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in education, communication, arts administration, nonprofit management, or other related field  with 10 years’ management experience OR Advanced degree, such as a Master’s in arts administration, public administration,  nonprofit management, arts education, or other related field with 5 years’ management experience
  • Certificates in fundraising, nonprofit management, or grant writing desirable but not required
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the arts and their importance/relevance to the economy, quality of life, and education in a community
  • Comfort with being the face and voice of Monmouth Arts to various stakeholder audiences, with the ability to be persuasive
  • Familiarity with the Monmouth County arts community and the funding sources that support it
  • Experience managing a grants program
  • Experience with strategic planning
  • Ability to build a strong Board of Directors that embraces its governance and fiduciary roles
  • Enthusiasm and track record of success in fundraising using traditional and creative approaches
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people and community partners
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate style
  • Entrepreneurial; open-minded; flexible
  • Engaging; welcoming; inviting; sense of humor

Salary is between $65,000 and $75,000 inclusive of benefits.

See the complete job description for additional details.

To Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter to directorsearch@monmoutharts.org.  Only electronic submissions will be considered.  Submission deadline is November 28, 2016. 

 Please be sure to include a cover letter with the following information:

  • How you learned of the position
  • Why you are interested in the position
  • Your experience supporting growth in small, arts-related nonprofit organizations
  • How your qualifications and experience match Monmouth Arts’ needs
  • Your knowledge of the Monmouth County arts community
  • Your comfort level with the salary range  


CUMAC: Volunteer Liaison
 

Posted: October 27, 2016
Location: Paterson, NJ

Summary: CUMAC is a nonprofit agency located in downtown Paterson operating the largest feeding program in Passaic County, as well as supplementary programs addressing the root causes of hunger.  CUMAC’s work is made possible in part by a large, diverse, and energetic volunteer force. We are seeking a Volunteer Liaison who will serve as a vital link between staff and volunteers, and contribute to an efficient warehouse in support of our programs. 

Responsibilities: The Volunteer Liaison will be friendly and outgoing, possess strong leadership and communication skills, and be committed to the mission of CUMAC. Responsibilities include preparing service projects, orienting and training volunteers, and serving as an ambassador for the organization.

This is a full-time, AmeriCorps position which will report to our Community Engagement Coordinator for Volunteers.

See the complete job description for additional details and for information on how to apply.

 



Arm In Arm: Outreach Worker - Part-Time
 

Posted: October 26, 2016
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: The mission of Arm In Arm is partnering with our community to achieve stability for our neighbors in need. For more than three decades, we have been a reliable source of food and financial support to thousands of families in need.  Today fifteen staff members and hundreds of volunteers provide healthy food for more than 4,000 families, financial assistance and support for than 600 families threatened with homelessness and job training and support to dozens of people struggling to find employment.

Responsibilities: To identify and provide direct services to our homeless/unsheltered neighbors of Mercer County through direct street outreach activities and/or through community referrals from mental health agencies, hospitals, local law enforcement, municipalities and other social service agencies. This person will act as a liaison between the client and other social service agencies; work with closely with the CEAS Center in Trenton and provide intensive case management to the individuals served.

Qualifications:

  • High school graduate;  Associate degree preferred
  • 1-2 years experience in working with homeless population and adult case management
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and in various settings, including one day a week at the CEAS Center

Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and culturally competent in working in an ethnically diverse community
  • Understanding of issues of poverty and homelessness
  • Working knowledge of community resources

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to cynthiam@arminarm by Friday, November 11, 2016.

 



CASA for Children of Mercer and Burlington Counties:
Communications and Special Events Director
 

Posted: October 21, 2016
Location: Ewing, NJ

Summary: CASA's Communications and Special Events Director is the staff person overseeing Events, Public Relations, Branding and Media Output. All printed and digital externally-facing materials, are either developed or approved through this position and passed through the Executive Director for final approval. It is the responsibility of this position to maintain print material, the internet, and social media content of the highest quality.

Qualifications:

  • Education: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree required.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in public relations, event planning and fundraising
  • A minimum of 3 years’ management responsibilities.
  • Professional writing and editing skills, including the flexibility to write in different styles for various audiences ·        
  • Effective oral communication and presentation skills
  • In depth knowledge & understanding of digital marketing.
  • Proficiency in PR-oriented computer programs, such as PowerPoint
  • Proficient with computer database and donor record keeping.
  • In depth experience in managing and utilizing all social media platforms including, Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, YouTube, Hootsuite.

See the complete job description for additional details.

To Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@casamercer.org.

 



American Sustainable Business Council: Sustainable Business Council Statewide Coordinator - Part-Time
 

Posted: October 20, 2016
Location: New Jersey

Summary:  Part-time position, available immediately. The New Jersey Sustainable Business Council (NJSBC) is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as our Statewide Coordinator. The Statewide Coordinator is responsible for directing and building the NJSBC.  The Statewide Coordinator is responsible for managing its policy and campaign initiatives and will work directly with the member organizations and companies.

Qualifications:

  • Fluent in a business perspective
  • Three years of organization building
  • Policy and campaign organizing experience
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven campaign experience
  • Media skills a plus
  • Successful track record as a self-starter

See the complete job description for details.

To Apply: Please submit cover letter and resume to NJcoordinator@asbcouncil.org.

 



The First Tee of Raritan Valley: Executive Director
 

Posted: October 13, 2016
Location: Kenilworth, NJ

Summary: Overall Management of the Fiscal and Program activities of the Chapter, including but not limited to working with the Board strategically and executing on those strategies, oversight of fundraising events, execution and expansion of student classes, public relations and Chapter promotion, and staff management. 

For full job description and more information, send request to rto@hellovanguard.com.



Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey: Program Director - Youth Asthma Awareness Program
 

Posted: October 12, 2016

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

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

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Education, Social Work or related field.
  • A minimum of seven years of professional experience, preferably in the nonprofit field, including program management, reporting and relationship building.
  • A strong understanding of health field, as well as experience managing health programming preferred.

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

See the complete job description for additional details.

To Apply: Please email cover letter and resume with "BEAM Program Director" in subject line to hr@bgcnj.org.

 



Puerto Rican Action Board: Chief Program Officer
 

Posted: October 12, 2016
Location: New Brunswick, NJ

Summary: The Puerto Rican Action Board (PRAB) is a comprehensive human services organization in Middlesex County, New Jersey. We provide a comprehensive range of essential services for children, youth, families, and senior citizens. We deliver need-based assistance to low and moderate-income residents of Central New Jersey and serve as advocates for those seeking to live productive, self-sufficient lives.

The Chief Program Officer (CPO) is an inspirational, energetic, seasoned, organized, and flexible executive-level administrator with deep commitment to PRAB's vision and mission, combined with empathy for its clients and staff, dedication to high-quality service delivery, and a strong track record of getting exceptional results. S/he is the highest ranking member of the programs team, providing leadership, direction, and management of all agency programs (early childhood, youth, family, and community), as well as guidance in a collaborative manner with respect to the organization as a whole. S/he is a member of PRABs executive team, ensuring that the organizations program plans are set according to long-term organizational strategy and external regulations, and activities are coordinated, integrated, data-driven, and well-executed with attention to detail.

The CPO is a strategic thinker with significant experience operating a wide range of programs at an interdisciplinary, multi-site organization with many moving parts, preferably within the non-profit sector. S/he is a proven planner, problem solver, manager, developer, and partner. S/he is confident and decisive, thrives in a fast-paced, complex, dynamic environment, and promotes entrepreneurism, creativity, and respect and compassion for staff members and the diverse populations PRAB serves. S/he partners with and manages a varied staff, possessing the sensitivity to understand and facilitate their differing roles. S/he has the courage of conviction with the ability to serve as a passionate spokesperson and bridge builder. S/he makes tough calls and draws boundaries when necessary, but also seeks guidance and support in regard to opportunities and challenges. S/he also possesses a sense of humor and maturity that helps to maintain perspective and a sense of balance. 

See the complete job description for additional details.

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Puerto Rican Action Board: Director of Community Services
 

Posted: October 12, 2016
Location: New Brunswick, NJ

Summary: The Puerto Rican Action Board (PRAB) is a comprehensive human services organization in Middlesex County, New Jersey. We provide a comprehensive range of essential services for children, youth, families, and senior citizens. We deliver need-based assistance to low and moderate-income residents of Central New Jersey and serve as advocates for those seeking to live productive, self-sufficient lives.

The Director of Community Services is an energetic, seasoned, organized, and flexible program administrator with deep commitment to PRAB's vision and mission, combined with empathy for its clients and staff, dedication to high-quality service delivery, and a strong track record of producing exceptional results. S/he is the highest ranking member of the community services team, providing leadership, direction, and oversight for all community-based programs (immigration, service access/outreach, weatherization, home energy assistance, etc.). S/he is a member of PRABs management team, who ensures that the organizations community-based program plans are set according to long-term organizational strategy and external regulations, and activities are coordinated, integrated, data-driven, and well-executed with attention to detail.

The Director of Community Services is a proven planner, problem solver, manager, and partner, preferably with experience in the non-profit sector. S/he is confident and decisive, thrives in a fast-paced, complex, dynamic environment, and promotes entrepreneurism, creativity, and respect and compassion for staff members and the diverse populations PRAB serves. S/he partners with and manages a varied community services staff, possessing the sensitivity to understand and facilitate their differing roles. S/he has the courage of conviction with the ability to serve as a passionate spokesperson and bridge builder. S/he makes tough calls and draws boundaries when necessary, but also seeks guidance and support in regard to opportunities and challenges. S/he also possesses a sense of humor and maturity that helps to maintain perspective and a sense of balance.

See the complete job description for additional details.

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NJ Shares: Program Assistant
 

Posted: October 7, 2016
Location: Ewing, NJ

Summary: NJ Shares seeks a full time Program Assistant.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide general clerical and administrative support for the NJ SHARES programs.
  • Answer incoming client calls regarding various NJ SHARES programs and services.
  • Make outbound calls to assist as many households as possible in obtaining assistance.
  • Examine documents for correctness.
  • Other job responsibilities may vary from assisting with mailings, scanning applications and processing applications.

Qualifications:

  • A motivated, self-starter who is interested in being part of a team.
  •  Strong communication skills, time management and organization.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  •  General clerical duties and knowledge of Microsoft office would be helpful.

To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to H-R@njshares.org or fax to 609-883-6364, no later than October 12, 2016.

 


Make-A-Wish New Jersey: Director of Wish Granting
 

Posted: October 7, 2016
Location: Monroe Township, NJ

Summary: Reporting to the Vice President of Mission Delivery, the Director of Wish Granting plays an integral role in fulfilling the mission of Make-A-Wish® New Jersey, based in Monroe Township, NJ. The Director of Wish Granting is responsible for the program oversight of the wish granting process, while supporting team members to reach our monthly and annual goals

Responsibilities:

  • Supervises, develops and supports the Mission Delivery team in a cohesive manner by focusing on the goals of MAWNJ.
  • Consistently implements national and chapter wish granting policies, guidelines, standards, and procedures to ensure consistent program quality, while staying abreast of any policy changes or new resources.
  • In collaboration with VP of Mission Delivery, assist with advancing and managing the wish pipeline in accordance with the targeted number of wishes for the pre-determined monthly wish flow, keeping within perspective budgets and identified timelines.
  • Supervises, trains, and assists with performance reviews of wish granting staff.
  • Identify and promote best practices through collaboration with peer chapters.
  • Oversees, reports, and proposes strategies to maximize all mileage programs and all program-related opportunities provided through Make-A-Wish America.
  • Make certain that all wishes are assigned, implemented and evaluated in a systematic and cost-efficient manner.
  • Prepares and submits the weekly wish granting/rush report to CEO.
  • Oversee the wish family packet intake process.
  • In collaboration with the Vice President of Mission Delivery, reviews new wish packets and concept approves child’s wish request, participants, and any additional requests made by child and/or family; bringing any unique or high cost wish requests to the President & CEO’s attention for review/approval.
  • Oversee wish confirmation process to families and volunteers.
  • Coordinates the cultivation and solicitation process of an aggressive in-kind donation program by seeking renewable and regional in-kind resources.
  • Oversees monthly review and reconciliation of granted files in preparation for closure.
  • Manages in-kind processing in collaboration with the Donor Records Coordinator.
  • Participates in volunteer continuing education training sessions to support Volunteer Programs.
  • Functions and/or assigns responsibility to be primary contact for chapter’s 24-hour emergency system for families.
  • Works with Development Coordinator to oversee distribution of wish family surveys and feedback requests. Works with interns to capture wish family feedback from returned surveys.
  • Provides staff support to the Program Services Committee, providing wish statistics, etc.
  • Represents Make-A-Wish® New Jersey at annual events; works as a liaison and support figure for wish families who are in attendance.
  • During summer months, manage, plan and execute small caseload of wishes, as needed.
  • Coordinates, manages special projects and other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS and/or advanced degree in Social Services, Non-Profit Management or related field.
  • Minimum 7+ years of related program management experience.
  • Experience in program development, with 5+ years managing staff.
  • Ability to manage, prioritize multiple tasks and initiatives.
  • Goal driven and results oriented.
  • Extremely organized, works well under pressure, demonstrates attention to detail, able to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to motivate and support a diverse constituency in the community, and in a team-supported atmosphere.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong customer service skills. Advanced experience with Microsoft Office and databases (Raiser’s Edge/Salesforce preferred).
  • Commitment to and a passion for the work of the Make-A-Wish® organization.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

To Apply: All applicants should review the Make-A-Wish NJ website to familiarize themselves with the program. Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to msalkin@amsolutions.net. Be sure to put “Make-A-Wish” in the subject line of your e-mail in order to ensure receipt.

 


New Jersey Conservation Foundation: Easement Steward
 

Posted: October 5, 2016
Location: Far Hills, NJ

Summary: Premier nonprofit land conservation group, the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, seeks an Easement Steward to manage Conservation and Agricultural Easement program throughout New Jersey. Responsibilities include monitoring preserved land, maintaining landowner contacts, writing documentation reports and recordkeeping for preserved properties. Some supervision of interns and volunteers may be required. Significant in-state travel, valid driver’s license and own transportation required.  Position is based in Far Hills office. Candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to conservation. Qualifications include bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology or a related field, knowledge of New Jersey’s plant and animal communities, and excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

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

 


New Jersey Audubon Society: Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
 

Posted: October 4, 2016

Summary: New Jersey Audubon, a privately supported, not-for profit, statewide membership organization is seeking a Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations.  The position has primary responsibility for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding businesses, corporations, civic groups, corporate and private foundations and government entities and is actively engaged in working to establish long-term partnerships and strengthen existing relationships with the corporate and foundation sector, as well as other key stakeholders, which will result in increased funding for the immediate and long-term goals of New Jersey Audubon.

Qualifications:

  • Five or more years of paid professional experience in fund development for nonprofit organizations preferred, with an emphasis on grant writing and major gifts.
  • Demonstrated success in implementing effective major gift fundraising strategies involving corporate and foundation giving, including prospect research and a donor-centered approach to giving.
  • A bachelor’s degree or relevant experience may be substituted for education. High energy and passion for NJ Audubon's mission.

See the complete job description for additional details.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume, via email to hr.development@njaudubon.org.

 


Creative New Jersey: Community Organizer/Communications Specialist - Part-Time
 

Posted: September 30, 2016

Summary: Creative New Jersey, a statewide initiative dedicated to fostering creativity, innovation, and sustainability by empowering cross-sector partnerships and collaboration in communities, is looking for a part-time Community Organizer/Communications Specialist.

The Community Organizer/Communications Specialist position requires an average of 25 hours per week and reports to CNJ’s Program Manager. This job is best for someone who is creative, enthusiastic about people and fearless about talking with them, and who understands how to engage a diverse group of individuals – from commerce, education, government, arts & culture, philanthropy, and the social sector – around complex community issues. The successful candidate will be a network builder with expertise in creating written, digital and visual communications to promote the creative ideas taking hold in communities, connect our communities to each other, and communicate CNJ’s work and impact.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in and assist in the execution of all of CNJ’s programming, and engage with community members in order to cultivate relationships that advance community organizing and communication strategies;
  • Design tools for gathering data and anecdotal information from CNJ participants working in communities throughout NJ;
  • Create dynamic communication tools that educate the public on the power of creativity to fix, sustain and/or ignite positive changes in our schools, workplaces and communities;
  • Work closely with NJ’s media and journalists in order to facilitate the relevant flow of vital information between CNJ’s growing membership of engaged citizens and journalists; includes creating press releases and pitching feature stories;
  • Create and manage web content including all social media;
  • Design brochures, invitations, e-newsletters, reports, and other printed/electronic materials used in communication, advocacy, and public creativity campaigns, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of four years professional experience with a concentration in grassroots community organizing, communications, nonprofit or related fields preferred
  • Communications experience, digital/graphic design and website management
  • Social media content creation and management experience (including but not limited to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube)
  • Detail-oriented with organization, project management and time management skills
  • Strong people, written and oral communication skills with commitment to high quality customer service Ability to perform a substantial number of tasks independently
  • Ability to work cooperatively, foster team spirit and maintain a positive demeanor
  • Must be able to work from a home office, as CNJ does not have a central office. Ideal candidates will live in New Jersey or the tristate region (NJ, PA, NY).
  • Graphic design proficiency a plus
  • Knowledge of databases (Salesforce), online tools (Constant Contact, Eventbrite) a plus

See the complete job description for additional details.

To Apply: Complete applications (cover letter, resume, and three references) should be emailed to info@creativenj.org. Include Community Organizer/Communications Specialist in the subject line.