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    • May 31, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • Wilmington, DE

    delaware-community-foundation | WGMDThe Delaware Community Foundation (DCF) seeks an energetic, resourceful and strategic professional to join our organization at an exciting time of transformation and growth. Reporting to the Vice President for Community Impact, the selected candidate will work to ensure resources invested in the community have maximum benefit toward improving quality of life. The Program Associate is responsible for supporting the programmatic activities of the DCF with a particular emphasis on grant-making related to health outcomes, and including efforts to engage with the community as well as serve donors. This is a unique opportunity for a person who has a passion for service, demonstrated excellence in project management, and is excited to contribute creatively and strategically to the DCF’s vision of expanding opportunity for all Delawareans.

    The Health Portfolio includes two important grant initiatives: BluePrints for the Community and Healthy Communities of Delaware (HCD).

    • In 2007, Highmark Delaware established BluePrints for the Community, a grant program to help address the issues faced by Delaware's uninsured and underserved populations. The program was established as a fund at the DCF. Since its inception, the grant program has awarded over 89 grants, totaling more than $12 million.
    • Healthy Communities Delaware, established in 2019, is a collaboration among the University of Delaware Partnership for Healthy Communities, the Delaware Division of Public Health, and the DCF. Its goal is to create healthy, safe and vibrant communities through alignment, investment and impact.

    Successful candidates will possess, and have demonstrated in previous roles, the following attributes and skills:

       Commitment to mission-driven work; strong knowledge of Delaware

       College degree or equivalent experience, along with 3-5 years of related professional experience

       Experience in the nonprofit sector, particularly in health-related roles and organzations; experience with grant evaluation and/or program planning a plus

       Strong project management and organization skills

       Critical analysis, oral and written communication skills; independent writing and
    preparation of reports and letters

       Ability to synthesize and organize large amounts of information with an attention to detail

       Spanish language proficiency a plus

       Demonstrated initiative for problem-solving and a “can-do” mindset

       Proven ability to collaborate well with others in a wide variety of settings

         Ability to travel to meetings around the DCF’s region and occasionally to conferences and other professional development opportunities

    For the full position description please visit www.delcf.org/career-opportunities.  

    To apply, please send cover letter, resume and work sample (see below) and compensation expectations to search@Delcf.org. Applications that do not include a work sample will not be considered.

    Work Sample: We’ve found it helpful to review samples of candidates’ actual work, to get a sense of how people think and operate. Please share a work product that will help give us a sense of what we’d see if we could watch you at work. Examples include a work plan for a project you managed, an analysis or progress report of a program you ran, or a proposal for a new project you launched. It should be related to the responsibilities and qualifications included in the Program Associate job description. We’ll keep anything that you share with us confidential, and please feel free to remove names or other details you’re not comfortable sharing.

    Deadline:  May 31, 2020

    • June 01, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • Philadelphia

    Federation Early Learning ServicesProviding high quality services since 1911, Federation Early Learning Services (FELS) is widely regarded as a leader in the child care field. With six centers and two after school programs in Philadelphia, Montgomery and Delaware Counties, FELS provides early childhood education and affordable child care in a safe and nurturing environment to over 600 children annually, aged six weeks to twelve years old. Built on a foundation of Jewish values and traditions, today FELS serves children from families with diverse economic, religious, and racial backgrounds in year-round programs throughout the Delaware Valley. FELS also provides fun and educational summer camp programs.


    Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) implements the strategic plan and ensures fiscal, operational, marketing, human resources, technology and programmatic outcomes that support the established mission, goals and values of FELS. The President & CEO will inspire, lead, and direct employees to achieve the highest levels of excellence so that each child is provided with a challenging, meaningful, and rewarding early childhood experience. Providing leadership and information to the Board of Directors, the President & CEO will grow the organization, as approved by the Board’s Strategic Plan, with annual goals and accomplishments.


    Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible senior leadership experience; prior nonprofit experience and management of a complex, multi-site organization preferred. The successful candidate will have an appreciation and passion for the mission of FELS. Must have success in leading teams, implementing a strategic vision, and meeting aspirational goals. Proven success in an externally-facing leadership role is essential. Must have extensive experience in organizational development, personnel management, budget and resource development, and strategic planning. Possess the ability to build collaborative relationships and effectively navigate across a highly engaged constituent base including children, parents, staff and Board members. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Willing and able to travel regionally; must be available to attend events after work hours or on weekends, as needed.


    For a complete position description, listing of qualifications and additional information on FELS , visit our website at www.lambertassoc.com


    Qualified candidates may send resume and salary history to:

    Catharine McGeever, Executive Recruiter

    Lambert & Associates

    cfmcgeever@lambertassoc.com


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      • June 01, 2020
      • (EDT)
      • Philadelphia, PA

      YouthBuild Philly (@YouthBuildPHL) | TwitterThe Senior Director of Human Resources is responsible for developing and executing YBP’s human resources strategy, specifically in the areas of employee well-being, continuous workforce improvement and planning, talent acquisition, change management, performance management, succession planning, training and development, and policy development and compliance. The Senior Director of Human Resources will be part of the Senior Leadership team and act as a strategic advisor to senior leadership on a variety of issues, including leadership development and talent management. The Human Resources Director provides strategic leadership by formulating and articulating HR needs and plans to staff and to the Board of Directors.

      The Senior Director of Human Resources will have the ability to bring credibility to the human resource function through his/her professional qualifications and leadership. S/he will continue to build respectful and productive collaboration at the most senior levels of a rapidly growing, complex organization. The Senior Director Human Resources will be a strategic business partner, establishing rapport at all levels within the school. S/he will cultivate relationships to ensure that HR delivers value, service excellence and operational efficiency. As a leader that embodies an ‘executive presence’, s/he must be highly articulate and a deft communicator. This individual will foster respect, trust, and collaboration among team members and will possess the ability to manage through change with flexibility and poise.

      The Senior Director of Human Resources will report to the Chief Financial and Operating Officer and supervise the HR Manager and other HR related staff as needed.

      Responsibilities and Duties: 

      • Provide leadership and expertise for the full scope of Human Resource functions including organizational effectiveness and change, talent management, organizational learning, development, and performance. 
      • Reviews and makes recommendations to the Senior Leadership Team for improvement of the organization’s policies, procedures, and practices in workforce management. Proposes strategies for organizational development and effective talent management. 
      • Serves as the lead on talent acquisition for all staff positions and collaborates with managers on crafting job descriptions, posts open positions, and screens applicants to identify top candidates. 
      • Manages all HR administration, including the organization’s benefits programs, and provides payroll support to the Finance department. Manages relationship with benefit brokers, coordinates annual Open Enrollment, and addresses employee benefits questions. Proposes additional benefit options pertinent to the organization’s workforce. 
      • Proactively engages employees to improve working relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention. Communicates openly and frequently, keeping staff informed on benefit resources, organizational events and other pertinent information. 
      • Provides performance management guidance to personnel managers and supports them in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel matters (coaching, mentoring professional development, and disciplinary actions). 
      • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Where applicable, conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations. 
      • Identifies training needs for departments and assist Directors with finding appropriate training resources. Monitors and evaluates success of training programs. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met.
      • Implements and maintains a human resource information system and implements other technology and procedural improvements to streamline the HR function.
      • Maintains in-depth knowledge of changing employment regulations and implements policies, procedures and systems to ensure federal and state regulatory compliance to reduce the organization’s legal risks.
      • Maintains knowledge of industry trends and best practices in workforce development and change management. Assesses organizational need and recommends staff development for the organization.
      • Develops strong relationships with department managers to identify workforce challenges or talent gaps and collaborates to develop solutions to address them.
      • Supports Executive Management in the annual review, preparation and administration of the organization’s compensation program. Provides input on departments restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.
      • Provides HR policy interpretation and guidance on multifaceted employment matters.
      • Prioritizes the supervision experience of all HR staff
      • Willingness to learn about and support staff in restorative practices
      • Support the Board of Directors’ HR Committee in its governance of key HR issues

      Qualifications:

      • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in HR or Psychology; Master’s degree in HR or business-related field of study preferred  
      • Minimum of 10 years of HR generalist experience, with extensive exposure to benefit administration, employee relations, talent and performance management, recruitment, HRIS, and training and development. At least 5 years of experience as HR Director and 5 at least years of experience supervising three or more employees
      • PHR; SPHR strongly preferred
      • Deep understanding of current HR trends in compensation, benefits, and performance evaluation frameworks and fluency with primary HR functions (employee relations, HR administration, and compliance); experience must include hands-on responsibility for the full scope of benefits activities;
      • Understanding of best practices and experience in building inclusive and engaged workplaces; cultural awareness and sensitivity with lens on racial and gender equity;
      • Ability to deal with conflict effectively and to manage difficult employee relations situations confidently and calmly;
      • Proven influencer and demonstrated ability to coach and counsel both executive-level management and employees in sensitive situations;
      • Experience in revising or developing new HR policies and procedures to meet changing organizational needs and to support the desired organizational culture, in a non-profit organization, charter school, or education environment preferred;
      • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong customer service orientation, and the ability to partner effectively with all levels of the organization, including expectation setting. The ability to influence through listening, writing, and presenting; 
      • Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail and accuracy, and strong work ethic. Proven track record of excellent follow-through and execution in a demanding, high growth environment
      • Excellent leadership, motivational, and organizational skills;
      • Thinks broadly, recognizing the impact of decisions and actions on the entire organization and its customers. Displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment, and makes timely decisions;
      • Consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment;
      • Resourceful and able to find creative solutions, thinking beyond current systems and approaches toward continual improvement;
      • Desire to be part of a hardworking, collaborative, fun and values-driven team.

      Common Competencies

      • Mission driven to work with the YouthBuild student body
      • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills
      • Intermediate to advanced Google Suite skills
      • Commitment to social justice
      • Demonstrated values that align to restorative practices
      • Willingness to prioritize data collection and analysis
      • Willingness to reflect on impact data and incorporate that information into routine decision-making

      To Apply:

      careers@youthbuildphilly.org

      https://youthbuildphilly.org/

      Send your cover letter, resume and salary expectations to Human Resources at careers@youthbuildphilly.org with subject line “HR Director”.



      • June 02, 2020
      • (EDT)
      • Trenton, NJ

      njeja logoThe Executive Director, working with and reporting to the Board of Directors, has overall leadership for NJEJA, including fundraising, strategic and project planning and implementation, as well as organizational and financial management.

      Our Director must be a skilled, self-reliant leader, with the presence, confidence and communication skills to operate as a peer with an active, able Board, other non-profit leaders, governmental officials, community leaders, and funders. Our Director must also be a team player within our small nonprofit team where all employees and board members are expected to work together and share administrative tasks as necessary for the day to day effectiveness of NJEJA. Our Director should embody and have deep experience and passion for environmental justice with previous experience that aligns with environmental justice principles, like the Jemez Principles.

      The Director should have a demonstrated commitment to environmental justice advocacy, activism and/or policy. The ED should be able to work in a dynamic environments at both the grassroots level in EJ communities and in legislative or policy settings. The Director is expected to have experience and capacity to fundraise and manage the organization on a daily basis.

      Duties and Responsibilities:

      • In partnership with the Board of Directors, evaluate and revise NJEJA’s long term strategic vision, goals and positioning.
      • Actively engage NJEJA members as well as other stakeholders around the state of New Jersey and nationally on issues of environmental justice.
      • Run the day to day work of NJEJA and manage staff and volunteer work force.
      • Develop, maintain, and support a strong and engaged Board of Directors.
      • Educate public/elected officials regarding the issues of importance to NJEJA.
      • Some travel required.

      Fiscal, Development & Project Management

      • Prepare and manage the organizational budget for review, editing, and approval by the Board. Prepare and manage project budgets
      • Build and maintain relationships with funders together with Board members
      • Write grants, manage grant funds, and submit all required grant reports
      • Maintain financial records and prepare IRS returns to ensure compliance with relevant rules and regulations regarding 501(c)3 status
      • Manage projects both directly, and through management of staff and contractors, to assure timely, high-quality deliverables
      • Manage administrative tasks and relationships (i.e. bookkeeper, fiscal sponsor, etc.)
      • Directly supervise NJEJA staff, fostering a healthy and productive work environment.

      Internal and External Leadership

      • Deepen and refine all aspects of communication—web presence, social media, newsletters, and physical presence as appropriate events to strengthen organizational recognition
      • Maintain and grow membership to support public support of initiatives, as well as support of organization finances through membership dues
      • Ensure Board Members and the General Membership are informed of activities and developments as appropriate
      • Make presentations at organizations to further understanding of environmental justice and the policy positions of NJEJA. Persuasively convey the mission and polices of NJEJA to these organizations.
      • Collaborate well with key public and private organizations, whose mission touches on EJ issues. Emphasize relationship building with possible partner organizations, funders, government and private sector entities.
      • Organize conferences, board, membership and other related meetings and events with staff, partners and board members.

      Qualifications

      • Excellent writing, research, analytical and oral communication skills with ability to clearly communicate vision, goals, strategy, and outcomes.
      • Ability to multitask and be flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
      • Minimum 5 years of relevant professional experience, preference for experience in non-profit community organizations or with related social justice movement groups
      • Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred. Advanced degrees, such as JD or MPA, can be counted towards minimum professional experience requirement.
      • Experience managing staff and budgets preferred with a demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion in the workplace.
      • Ability to succeed in a collaborative community organization environment, including accountability to goals, ability to work independently, and prioritize tasks.
      • Ability to effectively and respectfully communicate, collaborate and connect with people from various backgrounds, identities, experiences and positions.
      • Significant experience with EJ communities and some 

      How to Apply

      To apply, please submit your resume along with a brief cover letter describing your interest in the position. You may combine the resume and cover letter into one attachment…


      • June 08, 2020
      • (EDT)
      • Camden, NJ

      Hispanic Family Center of Southern NJ (HFC) - Camden ResourceNetThe Hispanic Family Center of Southern NJ seeks a new Executive Director to advance the organization’s mission to meet the physical, mental, social, economic and political needs of the residents of Southern New Jersey and its vision to be an instrument of change and a voice of power for the clients it serves and represents. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors.

      The ideal candidate will be bilingual/bi-cultural and have an authentic, inclusive and strategic leadership style; demonstrated social sector management experience; strong finance, fundraising and communications skills, and; a passion for serving the Latino community in Southern New Jersey.

      Since 1976, the Hispanic Family Center of Southern NJ (HFC) has met the emerging needs of Southern New Jersey residents with a particular commitment to serve the Hispanic population living in the region. What started as a grassroots advocacy organization delivering behavioral health services has become a comprehensive human services entity with three locations in Camden and one in Gloucester County.

      Latinos comprise approximately 70% of the nearly 10,000 clients HFC serves annually through a diverse portfolio of programs and services designed to:

      • Improve health conditions through counseling, and health education and prevention.
      • Deliver effective adult education, job training and workforce development.
      • Advocate for and strengthening children and families.
      • Provide energy assistance to low-income populations.
      • Maintain a strong presence in the Latino Community.

      HFC has an annual budget of approximately $4,000,000. Major funders include six state agencies as well as several local (regional, county, or city) agencies, private foundations and individual donors. The organization currently employs 49 employees and serves as a field placement site for Masters in Social Work students when possible.

      Responsibilities

      • Provide strategic leadership to advance the organization’s mission, vision and strategic goals.
      • Ensure the organization and its community recover and build economic and social resiliency in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
      • Raise public and policymaker awareness of the organization’s cause and the needs of its community.
      • Inspire, educate and support the Board of Directors and staff.
      • Secure and maintain public sector grants and contracts.
      • Raise unrestricted funds from individual donors and philanthropic grantmakers.
      • Ensure all programs are adaptive, impactful and inclusive.
      • Pursue innovative funding strategies and technology solutions.
      • Directly supervise the Chief Program and Operations Officer, Controller, Human Resources Manager, Fiscal Manager and Director of Program Analysis and Quality Assurance.
      • Nurture a respectful, equitable and enthusiastic internal culture.
      • Enhance the organization’s identity and reputation as a trusted and visible Hispanic/Latino community leader and advocate.
      • Build and strengthen partnerships with local business, civic, community, faith, government and social sector leaders and organizations.
      • Maintain effective and efficient operational standards, controls and systems for accounting, administration, communications, human resources, finances and technology, including the selection and oversight of contracted vendors and consultants as needed.
      • Ensure the long-term financial sustainability of the organization.

      Key Selection Criteria

      • A master’s degree in social work, public health or a related social service field is required.
      • A minimum of five years of relevant social or nonprofit sector management experience is required.
      • Fluency in English and Spanish is required.
      • Exceptional verbal, written and social media communications skills.
      • Experience advocating for and/or serving the Hispanic/Latino community is preferred.
      The ideal candidate lives in or less than an hour’s commute to Southern New Jersey (or is willing to relocate to the region).

        How to Apply

        jason@capacityforchange.com

        https://hispanicfamilycenter.com

        The Hispanic Family Center of Southern NJ has retained the services of Capacity for Change LLC to assist in this search. Interested candidates should submit their resume/CV a cover letter describing their interest in the position and any salary requirements to jason@capacityforchange.com.

        The Hispanic Family Center of Southern NJ is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. This position is not open to any third-party recruiters, consultants and/or staffing vendors.


        • June 08, 2020
        • (EDT)

        YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School - High School ...YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School's mission is to empower young adults (18-20 year-olds) to develop skills and connect to opportunities by fostering an environment of love, support, and respect for their whole person. Students graduate high school and successfully transition to college and career as critically conscious leaders, committed to positive change for themselves.

        Mission 

        YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School's mission is to empower young adults (18-20 year-olds) to develop skills and connect to opportunities by fostering an environment of love, support, and respect for their whole person. Students graduate high school and successfully transition to college and career as critically conscious leaders, committed to positive change for themselves and their communities.


        Full-time AmeriCorps Community Project Coordinators at YouthBuild Philadelphia will have the opportunity to contribute to YB Philly through fostering civic responsibility among our students, strengthening our community, and increasing student engagement. This position will work on community projects, student events, and service learning.
        Plan monthly student events, such as extra-curricular activities, cookouts, dances, trips, and prom. Support and serve with student members on their vocation-service sites:
        Communicate value of service through fostering leadership in school experiences and opportunities. Communicate value of service through fostering leadership in vocation training/service experiences. Facilitate a service-learning course focused on social justice issues that affect residents of Philadelphia, and expose students to community organizations working on these issues. Facilitate a service-learning course focused on social justice issues that affect residents of Philadelphia, and expose students to community organizations working on these issues


        Job Summary:

        • Construction (Advanced, Green Building, & Carpentry/Building maintenance)
        • Health & Human Services (i.e. Healthcare, Child and Youth Development, etc)
        • Business Administration/Customer Service
        • General Responsibilities and Duties:
        • Support the Restorative Practices, Climate/Culture of school programming
        • Facilitate & participate in full-school community events
        • Coordinate the community-service efforts for the entire student body through service-learning
        • Coordinate after-school and Saturday service opportunities for students by partnering with outside organizations and designing original projects
        • Plan school-wide MLK Day of Service project
        • Support the school’s Saturday-School academic-enhancement program
        • Serve as mentor to five or six students
        • Tutor students through in-classroom support and after school on a rotating basis
        • Support student graduation through communicating value in graduation requirements
        • Support students in career development planning and placements
        • Attend all required training and staff meetings throughout service year


        Qualifications:

        • Preferred Education: Hold a Bachelor's Degree (not required)
        • Ability to serve full 12-month term of service from start date
        • Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. National, or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien of the U.S.
        • Have a strong desire to provide needed educational, technological, or community services to an underserved community
        • Have initiative, flexibility, and motivation
        • Have a good understanding of the myriad of challenges facing inner-city students
        • Common Competencies:
        • Motivated self-starters
        • Ability to be flexible
        • Work well with a team
        • A desire to work with high-need, low-income students
        • Excellent interpersonal skills
        • Group facilitation
        • Conflict resolution
        • Organization skills
        • Willingness to do occasional physical labor including: lifting, carrying, cleaning, painting, etc

        How to Apply:

        How to apply: please send your letter of interest and resume to Zuri Stone, Member Hiring Coordinator @ StudentLife@youthbuildphilly.org with the words "Community Projects Coordinator" in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

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        • June 08, 2020
        • (EDT)
        • Glenside, PA

        Regional Housing Legal Services (RHLS) | Philadelphia Bar FoundationRegional Housing Development Services (RHLS) is a nonprofit law firm that works with nonprofit housing developers to create decent, safe, affordable and sustainable housing for lower-income people living in Pennsylvania. RHLS drives successful housing creation because of its unique expertise in affordable, sustainable housing, community and economic development, utility matters and preservation of home ownership.

        RHLS seeks a dynamic, innovative, and team oriented Senior Manager for its Housing Development Legal Services team. This team currently includes 7 attorneys and paralegals, who provide legal counsel and representation to nonprofit organizations engaging in affordable housing and community development activities. The Senior Manager will partner with the Deputy Director to lead the housing development practice area, and to build the forward-facing business plan with the housing development legal team. The Senior Manager will also represent nonprofit clients in the development of housing funded by Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC).

        This position is an exciting opportunity for an attorney with strong management skills who wants to help lead a skilled team of transactional lawyers helping nonprofit partners turn dreams into safe, affordable communities.

        About Regional Housing Legal Services

        Founded in 1973, RHLS engages in legal advocacy focused primarily on affordable housing and community developments in Pennsylvania. Key issue areas include low-income housing development, government policy around housing issues (including affordability, racial equity, and the intersection of housing and health), and continuity of residential utility service for low-income households. RHLS has a staff of 19 and a budget of approximately $3 million per year. The Housing Development Legal Services team assists approximately 60 community-based organizations each year, counseling and representing organizational clients on a range of affordable residential projects, primarily utilizing Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC). The team also engages in other projects to support the expansion of affordable housing in Pennsylvania.

        Responsibilities:

        • In collaboration with the Deputy Director and other team members, create and implement an annual business plan for the Housing Development Legal Services team. Monitor key performance indicators and support proactive measures to achieve business plan priorities.
        • In collaboration with the Deputy Director, supervise and support members of the Housing Development Legal Services team. Help to sustain team collaboration, professional development, and high levels of job satisfaction.
        • Support grant and contract acquisition and success/compliance for the team, including review and enhancement of the team’s systems.
        • Handle a portion of the Team’s LIHTC caseload or other client matters.
        • Support hiring and training of new staff.
        • Support the implementation of RHLS’ diversity, equity and inclusion principles within the Team and in its work.
        • Support RHLS’ planning, budgeting and administration as a member of the Management Team.
        • Support effective communications regarding the Team’s work both within RHLS and externally.

        The Senior Manager reports to the RHLS Deputy Director.

        Job Qualifications:

        • Juris Doctor (JD) required.
        • Admission to the bar in any U.S. state required, ability to become licensed to practice in Pennsylvania within six months of hire.
        • Extensive professional legal experience, program management experience, and expertise in affordable, sustainable housing.
        • Preference for candidates with significant experience providing legal representation to clients in LIHTC transactions.
        • A passion for building and supporting strong advocacy teams. Previous supervisory or management experience required.
        • A demonstrated ability to counsel clients on key business issues and to create and maintain key organizational relationships.
        • Excellent project design and project management skills.
        • Prefer candidates experienced with developing sustainable, collaborative partnerships – both internally and externally.

        Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

        RHLS has a generous employee benefits package.

        How to Apply: https://rhls.org

        Send letter expressing interest in and qualifications for the position, together with a resume to: seniormanagerhiring@rhls.org . RHLS also welcomes nominations for the position.


        Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.



        • June 08, 2020
        • (EDT)
        • Phoenixville, PA

        About Us - Phoenixville Women's OutreachPhoenixville Women’s Outreach helps empower women to break the cycle of poverty and dependence by providing transitional housing and affordable housing, alongside resources and support.


        The House is a place where a woman has time to heal, gains assistance in finding employment, restores financial stability, and receives help in finding permanent housing. When our women are ready to leave, finding affordable housing is a major obstacle in our community. Our non-profit has recently purchased The Next Step House to offer an affordable renting option for women to showcase their self-sufficiency upon leaving the transition house. Both programs help to empower women and enhance their skills to become self-sufficient and independent.


        Position Summary: The Housing Director of Phoenixville Women’s Outreach will provide direct service and supervision to the participants in the PWO programs. Primary responsibilities include sustained and regular interaction with participants of diverse backgrounds.  The Housing Director will actively collaborate and consult with the Managing Director, Executive Director and Board of Directors on all matters impacting the strategic focus of PWO.  

        Primary Responsibilities


        • The House (313 Property) Program Supervision
        • Complete intake and orientation process for all participants
        • Respond to all inquiries for housing received by phone or online applications to conduct a complete intake process including two in-person interviews with each applicant, drug tests, and criminal background checks
        • Provide orientation to all participants including reviewing the rules and policies of the program
        • Conduct weekly meetings with participants to develop and monitor individual plans and progress towards the goals of independence and self-sufficiency
        • Inform participants of local services, food pantries, and places of worship
        • Help participants without employment to obtain a job by aiding them with applications
        • Oversee random and for cause drug testing
        • Confirm attendance at social services where required
        • Assist with locating housing and completion of the SPDAT for subsidized housing
        • Assist the Programs Chair from the Board to coordinate the scheduled mandatory educational workshops offered to participants; schedules and facilitates a mandatory weekly House dinner meeting
        • Provide oversight of House Rules to ensure the community is working well together including assigning weekly chores, conducting regular room inspections, assisting with weekly grocery shopping, and routinely reviewing the policies and procedures
        • Serve as the person on-call for all building or participant emergencies including nights and weekends
        • Oversee the routine maintenance of the House including interface with vendors
        • Work with Housing Authority of Chester County regarding subsidized housing including rent calculation, lease, schedule required inspections, and completion of all county forms
        • Oversee the monthly inspection of rooms, conduct monthly meetings with tenants, and collect deposit and rent
        • Maintain a confidential participant database, recording all data relevant to applications, intakes, and discharges
        • Complete weekly report on status of participants for Executive Director and monthly report for Board of Directors
        • Calculate, collect, and document all monies for the mandatory savings program and activity fee from each participant
        • Complete all PWO paperwork required for tenancy; collect mail from P.O. Box
        • Provide support and guidance to volunteers while working with the Volunteer Coordinator 
        • Attend monthly meetings of PARN, Cross Systems, PUSH, and the Nonprofit Roundtable as well as other meetings as needed
        • Undertake other responsibilities required or assigned by the Executive Director
        • The Next Step House (201 Property) Program Supervision
        • Record Keeping for all Programs
        • Community Outreach

        How to Apply

        katie@phxhouse.org

        https://phxvillewomensoutreach.org/job-opening-housing-director

        Please email resume and cover letter to Katie Bean, Board Member at Phoenixville Women's Outreach.


        • June 08, 2020
        • (EDT)
        • Philadelphia, PA

        American Red Cross - YouTubeMake your career count! Seeking a visionary fundraiser for our Philadelphia Region who can meet goals and objectives, connect with our donors and serve our mission. You will be expected to meet annual revenue targets by engaging, cultivating, and ultimately soliciting major gifts from regional individual donors, thereby advancing the organizational mission and creating meaningful impact in the lives of both donors and beneficiaries of that mission.

        We currently have two Regional Philanthropy Officer opportunities in our Philadelphia Region – one will focus on individual donors and the other with corporate donors.

        Qualifications:

         Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Advanced degree highly desirable.

         Experience: Minimum five years sales and/or fundraising experience required. Experience in qualifying donors through donor discovery and proven success with straightforward requests is required.

         Skills and Abilities: Ability to relate well and work effectively with multiple constituencies and audiences. Excellent organizational, verbal and written skills required. Knowledge of office systems: MS-Office preferred and fundraising database systems (e.g., Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce.com).

        Come Join Our Mission!

         Click Here to Apply



        • June 08, 2020
        • (EDT)
        • Philadelphia, PA

        We are thrilled to share that... - Mural Arts Philadelphia Mural ...Mural Arts Philadelphia, the nation’s largest public art program, is seeking a dynamic professional to serve as their Chief Advancement Officer in Philadelphia, PA.

        ABOUT MURAL ARTS PHILADELPHIA

        Mural Arts Philadelphia is the nation’s largest public art program, dedicated to the belief that art ignites change. For over 30 years, Mural Arts has united artists and communities through a collaborative and equitable process, creating nearly 4,000 artworks that have transformed public spaces and individual lives. Mural Arts aims to empower people, stimulate dialogue, and build bridges of understanding with projects that attract artists from Philadelphia and around the world, and programs that focus on youth education, restorative justice, mental health and wellness, and public art and its preservation. Popular mural tours offer a firsthand glimpse into the inspiring stories behind Mural Arts’ iconic and unparalleled collection, which has earned Philadelphia worldwide recognition as the “City of Murals.”

        ROLE SUMMARY

        The Chief Advancement Officer is responsible for planning, managing, and executing a comprehensive and diversified advancement effort that deepens organizational sustainability and allows for strategic, mission-aligned growth. The Chief Advancement Officer supervises four teams, each of which is helmed by a Director and has a focus on expanding audiences and resources for the organization.

        The Chief Advancement Officer is additionally responsible for managing the organization’s Board of Directors, contributing in significant ways to financial planning, and supporting government relations connected to Mural Arts’ unique public/private partnership model. As an integral member of the organization’s four-person Executive Team, the Chief Advancement Officer helps maintain a framework and process for strategic decision-making across the organization, guided by our five-year plan.

        RESPONSIBILITIES

        • Development – responsible for securing $5-7M from foundations, individuals, and corporations to support operations, core programs, and special initiatives
        • Communications – responsible for branding, PR, social media, organizational and project-specific communications strategies, writing, design, and public events
        • Tours & Merchandise – responsible for grossing $300-400k in earned revenue annually through the sale of public tours, private tours, and merchandise
        • Mural Arts Institute – a new program that provides technical assistance and capacity building around the country and the world; currently backed by major philanthropic investments, the Institute is working towards sustainability through earned revenue.

        Mural Arts Philadelphia has retained the services of Diversified Search to assist in this search.  Please submit a cover note and resume or nominations, in confidence, to MuralArtsPhiladelphia@divsearch.com.



        • June 08, 2020
        • (EDT)
        • Wilmington, DE

        Logo of First State EducateFirst State Educate is looking for a highly creative and results-driven Communications and Operations Manager who will create the infrastructure that changes the conversation of education in Delaware. This entrepreneurial and resourceful team member will plan and execute dynamic marketing campaigns that inform and activate stakeholders as engaged participants in our schools; take the lead in building the operational processes of an effective organization committed to communities of trust, and in the field, elevate personal narratives from constituents, forge networks, and act as the eyes and ears of the education ecosystem in Delaware. This person will thrive in a flat, small team environment where problem solving is thoughtful, fast-paced, ambiguous, and fun.


        WHAT WE DO

        First State Educate, First State Educate Action Fund, and the Act Together for Kids PAC will help catalyze the conditions that enable students in Delaware to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for economic freedom. Through organizing and politics, we build the infrastructure and partnerships that lead to transparency, accountability, flexibility, and innovation.

        Our organizations operate in Delaware, home to fewer than one million people known as “a state of neighbors.” Delaware has 195 schools within 19 districts and 22 charters, enrolling 140,849 students in three counties.


        KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

        Strategic Communications and Content Creation (85%) .In partnership with the Executive Director, execute a communications plan including both proactive and reactive strategies Write and edit concise, bold materials that intersect with advocacy work. Items will include press releases, media advisories, talking points, quotes, blogs, social media, op-eds, annual reports, and web content

        Oversee maintenance of a brand-aligned website, including infographics, audio and video

        Manage online communities to ensure strong engagement while developing a database of constituents using efficient technology

        Research and deliver communications trainings for partner organizations and leaders

        Continually identify opportunities to generate support, promote a constructive public narrative, and engage a broad diversity of voices

        Develop and design materials to forge and deepen supporter relationships, including presentations for the Board of Directors and donors, event invitations and reports

        Organizational Operations (15%): Establish and maintain functions and processes of the organizations including board meeting and office management in collaboration with the Executive Director

        Establish document storage systems and protocols to ensure continuity


        REQUIREMENTS

        3 to 5 years communications and marketing experience writing and implementing compelling and cohesive plans, goals, and content in an advocacy, non-profit, political, or government setting

        2 to 3 years training in rapid response media and knowledge of and experience using various social media channels with a vision for using them strategically to reach key stakeholder audiences

        Experience with platforms for use in distributing communications

        Highly proficient with Microsoft Office tools to create written documents, infographics, presentations and with data interpretation (website, email, social media metrics)


        CHARACTERISTICS

        An unwavering belief that all children are capable of maximizing their potential

        A confident, mature outlook and presence, sense of humor, relentless optimism, spirit of problem-solving and collaboration; calm under pressure

        Able to build relationships with people with diverse backgrounds and roles – elected officials, philanthropists, school leaders, families - including those whose political or educational views are different from their own

        A commitment to fostering an environment of inclusion and cultural competency

        Ability to travel locally and nationally to represent the organization or to facilitate meetings

        Ability to think strategically to achieve ideological goals that do not have pre-worn paths

        Disciplined orientation to prioritize multiple tasks while meeting deadlines with accuracy


        PREFERRED EXPERIENCE with...

        Pitching stories and developing relationships with media outlets

        Paid and earned media campaigns and on-the-record relations

        Understanding state and federal policymaking processes and political environments

        Working with elected and appointed officials and senior-level staff

        Digital and social media advertising and basic video equipment

        Electoral campaigns and community organizing


        How to Apply

        laurisa@firststateeducate.org

        Please include a cover letter addressing what excites and inspires you about this opportunity, your resume, and two public facing writing samples. Thank you!


        Click Here for More Information 

        • June 15, 2020
        • (EDT)
        • Wilmington, DE

        Great Oaks Charter School Wilmington | Local Charter SchoolThe Chief Operating Officer (COO) will be the hands-on strategic leader of Finance, School Operations, and Human Resources and will oversee the planning, development, implementation, and maintenance of Great Oaks’ business office and school operations functions. The COO is responsible for all the school’s financial functions and ensures that the ensuring that the school meets all state and federal compliance requirements. The COO is central to achieving Great Oaks’ mission by ensuring that instructional team members (i.e. teachers, fellows, academic support staff) are maximizing time spent with students and their respective families to ensure their overall academic success.

        PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: In collaboration with senior leadership, develops, implements, operates, maintains, and controls the essential Financial, Human Resources, and Operations of Great Oaks-Wilmington. Defines and implements key performance indicators and strategic objectives for the departments; facilitates measurement of those objectives and report the results to the senior leadership team. Drafts and implements policies and best practices to support achievement of objectives and required standards. Ensures availability of adequate and appropriate equipment, staffing, and systems; recommends additional staffing and services. Ensures compliance with federal, state, local, and organizational laws, regulations, guidelines, and best practices, including but not limited to tax laws, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), federal acquisition regulations (FAR), and cost accounting standards (CAS). Maintains knowledge of developments and trends in school operations, finance and human resources administration including technological advances for the department.

        FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING Oversees Finance and Accounting operations With the Executive Director, develops the annual budget and manages revenue and expenditure targets Maintain audit readiness at all times by maintaining accurate and timely records of all transactions Leads the annual audit process of the school’s financial statements Responsible for Great Oak’s financial records, Participates in the review and approval process for all payables Oversees the cash management function Responsible for all school financial reports required by the Board of Directors, State and Federal Governments, Funders, and third-party auditors Provides strategic financial planning guidance to the Executive Director and Board of Directors Manages the receipt and filing all human capital and vendor contracts, ensuring that all employment and business relationships are appropriately supported and documented, Oversees and ensures the Bid and Request for Proposal (RFP) processes for the school Manage state and federal grant submissions

        HUMAN RESOURCES Oversees the Human Resources operation Maintains accurate office records, including personnel files, contacts with full confidentiality as appropriate and required by law Develops and recommends the preparation of staff contracts under Board of Director guidelines Oversees and recommends the administration of employee benefits, within state standards and requirements Coordinate and manage the payroll process, including tracking staff absences and leave requests Manages the success factors performance management systems for non-academic staff

        OVERSEE STUDENT RECRUITMENT Design and execute an ambitious student recruitment strategy Oversee the re-enrollment process Oversees new student student recruitment Meets recruitment targets as outlined in the student recruitment plan

        GENERAL OPERATIONS Establishes and monitors procedures and processes to maintain accurate student enrollment records using eSchool Data Ensures enrollments and withdrawals are processed in a timely manner. Maintains the school calendar Oversee Operations Team in providing logistics support for community events (Report Card Day, Field Trips, etc.) Manages the procurement process, distribution of materials, curriculum, mail Manage IT/Communications contractors to maintain all hardware and software IT/communications needs Oversee the tenant-landlord relationship with the CEB Apprise the Executive Director of local, state and federal business-related legislation, policies and practices, compliance and other related matters that could impact school operations Implement and ensure functional guidance to team members who oversee summer, after school, before and after-school care, extra-curricular activities, transportation, facilities and lunch programs, as needed and appropriate. Manage community partnerships that enhance the student experience, including partnerships that provide external extracurricular, athletic, and academic opportunities

        COMPETENCIES Prioritizes well and meets deadlines. Plans for and uses resources efficiently. Finds ways to reduce costs. Creates accurate and realistic budgets, tracks and adjusts budgets. Knowledgeable contributor to budget planning and resource allocation. Recognizes problems an d responds appropriately by gathering information, breaking down complex issues, seeking input from others, identifies causes, and makes timely decisions. Superb attention to detail and accuracy. Is committed to excellence, monitors performance, and continuously looks for improvements. Communicates well both verbally and in writing, creates accurate and punctual reports, delivers presentations, shares information and ideas with others, has good listening skills.

        PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s Degree required; Degree in business, accounting or legal preferred. 5+ years of successful operational and financial management experience. Experience working with urban, underserved youth strongly preferred Prior experience and proficiency financial and payroll systems. Multi-department budget development and management experience. Experience with financial audit processes. Development and management of organizational internal controls and audits. Experience in charter school operations preferred.

        Click Here to Apply

        • June 19, 2020
        • (EDT)
        • Sharpsville, PA

        Buhl Regional Health Foundation awards quarter-million dollars in ...The Executive Director is the key management leader for the Buhl Regional Health Foundation. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include public relations and community outreach and involvement. The position is full-time and reports directly to the Board of Directors.

        Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

        • Responsible for leading Buhl Regional Health Foundation (BRHF) in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors (BOD)
        • Initiate development of an innovative 3-5 year strategic plan by collaborating with the board and stakeholders
        • Responsible for the effective administration of BRHF operations
        • Oversees grant making process and follow-up with recipients as part of the outcomes required by grantees
        • Oversees grant and program budgets to assure compliance with the proposed budget requested in the grant to fund the project or program
        • Responsible for the fiscal management and integrity of BRHF to include submission to the Board of a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization
        • Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance the Foundation’s Mission
        • Responsible for the enhancement of BRHF’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations
        • Publicizes the BRHF’s mission and vision for the community through activities and programs that support health improvement of the community
        • Serve as the BRHF’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public

        Requirements

        Skills/Qualifications:

        • Bachelor’s degree required with an interest or experience in health care management preferred, but not required
        • Demonstrates leadership skills with a focus on the mission and vision of the foundation
        • High level strategic thinking and planning with ability to envision and convey the organization’s strategic future to the board, volunteers and community
        • Ability to work collaboratively by planning, implementing and evaluating initiatives with the board as well as with the community and staff
        • Proven management skills to handle day-to-day operations
        • Has knowledge of the community’s health needs and resources for community health improvement funding efforts locally and nationally
        • Strong written and oral communications, to include strong public speaking ability
        • Networks with peers and exceptional interpersonal skills
        • Philanthropy experience encouraged
        • Strong work ethic with a high degree of energy

        Buhl Regional Health Foundation offers:

        • Competitive salary and benefits, including a 403B Plan and paid vacation

        To apply, please send Cover Letter, Resume and Professional References to executivesearch@buhlrhf.org


        Click here for more information on Buhl Regional Health Foundation.


        • July 01, 2020
        • (EDT)
        • Wilmington, DE

        The Warehouse - For teens by teensThe mission of the Warehouse is to create a collaborative culture to revolutionize teen engagement in Wilmington with the vision of developing confident, competent & courageous young adults ready to take the next step in their lives. We will create a physical safe space and network of support for Wilmington teens while nurturing a “Culture of Opportunity” that stands in opposition to the culture of poverty and violence they currently encounter in their lives. To accomplish this, The Warehouse will bring together youth-serving partner organizations providing services focused on recreation, education, arts, career exploration, and health.

        Position Summary:

        The Program Manager is responsible for the cultivation, development, and monitoring of program partners, Warehouse culture, and member experience. The Program Manager will drive the growth and development of current programming and find opportunities for cross-pollination within and across the Warehouse, its partner network, and the community. The Program Manager will drive the successful execution of the Warehouse programmatic efforts by ensuring that program partners have all needed information and resources.

        Essential Functions:

        Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. These essential functions are performed on a frequent and recurring basis by an incumbent and include but are not limited to:

        • Cultivate collaborative relationships to further the reach and impact of The Warehouse youth-focused programs. Develop and implement strategies that foster synergy across partner organizations.
        • Coordinate, promote, and stimulate participation in the teen programs and the Warehouse Network through recruitment, education, and training of members and partner organizations. Structure and negotiate partnership agreements. Track, report, and optimize the performance of partnerships to ensure that the organization is maximizing the benefits of partnerships.
        • Set strategic goals and devise and implement strategies for recruitment and retention of participants and partner organizations.
        • Devise and implement strategies to ensure growth of internal programs and partner collaborations, identifying and implementing process improvements that will maximize output and minimize costs while maintaining quality.
        • Strategically map out a program schedule and timeline and ensure it is followed. Develop work systems and processes that effectively drive productivity. Ensure sufficient space, resources, and access to services.
        • Direct program evaluation and assessment processes (satisfaction surveys and environmental scans) to include program delivery, customer service, and effectiveness and progress toward program objectives. Ensure evaluation is aligned with organization’s strategic objectives.
        • Select, train, direct, supervise, and evaluate program staff and perform associated administrative functions including but not limited to the timely and accurate submission of timesheets, maintenance of personnel files, and the implementation of professional development plans/training activities for staff.
        • Regularly review KPIs, partner and youth issues and needs, and other critical information with the Director of Operations

          • Assist with the creation and management of budgets and monitoring expenditures to comply with grant requirements and basic accounting principles. Effectively allocate resources and establish metrics to minimize costs and maximize impact.
          • Analyze information and maintain complete, organized, and accurate documentation (including email communication). Prepare and submit timely reports and other documentation.
          • Network with businesses, schools and government offices to identify resources and develop partnerships to strengthen service delivery, to develop programs, and address community needs.
          • Represent the organization in public forums and with donor agencies and foundations as required. Promote awareness of the agency and its mission in the community
          • Maintain an active understanding of The Warehouse programs in order to increase opportunities for support and collaboration.
          • Practice continuous learning through individual study, classroom training, seminars, and conferences.
          • Hold regular staff meetings (with a previewed agenda) and submit minutes to supervisor.

        Other Duties

        Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

        Competencies Candidate must have the ability to: • Effectively utilize Microsoft Office suite and databases. • Communicate and present effectively, both verbally and in writing. • Manage multiple projects with strong attention to detail and effective time management skills. • Be a team player, adapt to change, and demonstrate flexibility. • Demonstrate excellent judgment, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to achieve goals and objectives. • Thrive in a fast-paced environment. • Maintain accurate reports. • Be proactive regarding job responsibilities. • Be culturally sensitive. • Maintain confidentiality.

        Supervisory Responsibility

        This position has supervisory responsibility.

        Position Type and Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position, and general hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 1:30pm-9:30pm.; however, this position regularly requires day hours and weekend work.

        Travel

        Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

        Education and Experience

        • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a human service, social services or a related field which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position. A track record of effectively leading a performance- and outcomes-based program; AND A minimum of 3 years of professional related experience.

        OR

        • Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position. A track record of effectively leading a performance- and outcomes-based program; AND A minimum of 5 years of professional related experience. Certification Requirements First Aid/CPR preferred; must be certified within first 60 days of hire.

        Conditions of Hire

        • A satisfactory criminal background and reference check, a valid driver’s license, and an acceptable driving record are required at time of appointment and throughout employment in this position.
        • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.

        Physical Tasks and Working Conditions Include the Following:

        The physical demands described in the job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

        Work is performed in an office, classroom, and in the community (such as schools, businesses, parks/playgrounds). Office and classroom work requires sitting for periods of time and the use of a computer, keyboard, and screen, as well as teaching tools (whiteboard, projector, etc.). The incumbent sits, stands, walks, kneels, crouches, twists, climbs stairs and inclines, reaches, bends, grasps, pushes, pulls, and drags. Office/classroom work is often performed with moderate noise levels and requires close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. The incumbent must be able to move about to facilitate workshops, access files, operate equipment and office machinery, and lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Work performed in the community requires the incumbent to be subject to different environmental conditions, including outdoor conditions, extreme heat and/or cold, and loud noise level. Outdoor work may require long periods of walking, standing, stooping, crouching, crawling, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, and lifting, as well as peripheral vision, close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. If the incumbent drives a vehicle on company business, he/she must be able to meet the physical requirements of the driving class and have mobility, vision, hearing, and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed.

        Equipment Use: Telephone, copier/scanner, computer/laptop (Microsoft Office Applications), fax machine, tablet, and projector.

        Mental demands: Solve problems, make decisions, exercise sound judgment, supervise, interpret data, organize, write, plan, prioritize, communicate clearly, de-escalate situations, model respectful non-abusive behavior, critical thinking, critical reasoning, attention to detail, ability to recall, coordinate schedules, work as a member of a team, and speak in public.

        Evaluation of Performance: Performance in this position will be evaluated in accordance with the Personnel Practices Manual.


        • July 01, 2020
        • (EDT)
        • Wilmington, DE

        The Warehouse - For teens by teensThe mission of the Warehouse is to create a collaborative culture to revolutionize teen engagement in Wilmington with the vision of developing confident, courageous and contributing young adults ready to take the next step in their lives. We will create a physical safe space and network of support for Wilmington teens while nurturing a “Culture of Opportunity” that stands in opposition to the culture of poverty and violence they currently encounter in their lives. To accomplish this, The Warehouse will bring together youth-serving partner organizations providing services focused on recreation, education, arts, career exploration, and health.

        Position Summary:

        The Operations Manager is responsible for assisting the Director of Operations with the development, implementation and monitoring of day-to-day operational systems and processes. The Operations Manager provides guidance and support during the employee on-boarding process. The Operations Manager will drive the successful execution of the Warehouse’s strategic operations plan by ensuring that key stakeholders have all needed information and resources. The Operations manager will work to remove blockages, maximize coordination across functional areas, and optimize the organization’s operations (e.g., structures, processes, and tools).


        Essential Functions:

        Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. These essential functions are performed on a frequent and recurring basis by an incumbent and include but are not limited to:

        • Assisting the Director of Operations with daily operational activities.
        • Performing administrative tasks, such as answering phones, scheduling meetings, etc. including the creation of meeting agendas) and compile meeting minutes.
        • Managing all procurement services for The Warehouse, including the maintenance of office equipment.
        • Arranging and assisting with the onboarding of new employees.
        • Assisting with project management by creating assignments, tracking progress, and resolving issues.
        • Managing internal and external partner relationships.
        • Planning and organizing conferences, events, staff training, and employee engagement activities.
        • Utilizing RecDesk to schedule room rentals, update program schedules and track communications.
        • Preparing and maintaining operational documents and reports.
        • Maintaining a safe and supportive environment for youth.
        • Coordinating services, events, transportation, etc. with alliance partners.
        • Working closely with Director of Operations to lead team meetings and maintain a trusting, inclusive, and productive environment aligned with the Warehouse values.
        • Training, directing, supervising, and evaluating operations staff and perform associated administrative functions including but not limited to the timely and accurate submission of timesheets, maintenance of personnel files, and the implementation of professional development plans/training activities for staff.
        • Assisting with the creation and management of budgets and monitoring expenditures to comply with grant requirements and basic accounting principles. Effectively allocate resources and establish metrics to minimize costs and maximize impact.
        • Analyzing information and maintain complete, organized, and accurate documentation (including email communication). Prepare and submit timely reports and other documentation.
        • Networking with businesses, schools and government offices to identify resources and develop partnerships to strengthen service delivery, to develop programs, and address community needs.
        • Representing the organization in public forums and with donor agencies and foundations as required. Promote awareness of the agency and its mission in the community
        • Maintaining an active understanding of The Warehouse programs in order to increase opportunities for support and collaboration.
        • Practicing continuous learning through individual study, classroom training, seminars, and conferences.
        • Holding regular staff meetings (with a previewed agenda) and submit minutes to supervisor.

        Other Duties:

        Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Competencies Candidate must have the ability to:

        • Effectively utilize Microsoft Office suite and databases.

        • Communicate and present effectively, both verbally and in writing.

        • Manage multiple projects with strong attention to detail and effective time management skills.

        • Be a team player, adapt to change, and demonstrate flexibility.

        • Demonstrate excellent judgment, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to achieve goals and objectives.

        • Thrive in a fast-paced environment.

        • Maintain accurate reports.

        • Be pro-active regarding job responsibilities.
        • Be culturally sensitive.
        • Maintain confidentiality.

        Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position, and general hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; however, this position regularly requires after-hours and weekend work.

        Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

        Education and Experience

        • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a human service, social services or a related field which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position. A track record of effectively leading a performance- and outcomes-based program; AND A minimum of 3 years of professional related experience.

        OR

        • Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position. A track record of effectively leading a performance- and outcomes-based program; AND A minimum of 5 years of professional related experience. Certification Requirements First Aid/CPR preferred; must be certified within first 30 days of hire. Conditions of Hire
        • A satisfactory criminal background and reference check, a valid driver’s license, and an acceptable driving record are required at time of appointment and throughout employment in this position.
        • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship. Physical Tasks and Working Conditions Include the Following:

        The physical demands described in the job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

        Work is performed in an office, classroom, and in the community (such as schools, businesses, parks/playgrounds). Office and classroom work require sitting for periods of time and the use of a computer, keyboard, and screen, as well as teaching tools (whiteboard, projector, etc.). The incumbent sits, stands, walks, kneels, crouches, twists, climbs stairs and inclines, reaches, bends, grasps, pushes, pulls, and drags. Office/classroom work is often performed with moderate noise levels and requires close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. The incumbent must be able to move about to facilitate workshops, access files, operate equipment and office machinery, and lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Work performed in the community requires the incumbent to be subject to different environmental conditions, including outdoor conditions, extreme heat and/or cold, and loud noise level. Outdoor work may require long periods of walking, standing, stooping, crouching, crawling, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, and lifting, as well as the ability to focus. If the incumbent drives a vehicle on company business, he/she must be able to meet the physical requirements of the driving class and have mobility, vision, hearing, and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed.

        Equipment Use: Telephone, copier/scanner, computer/laptop (Microsoft Office Applications), fax machine, tablet, and projector.

        Mental demands: Solve problems, make decisions, exercise sound judgment, supervise, interpret data, organize, write, plan, prioritize, communicate clearly, de-escalate situations, model respectful non-abusive behavior, critical thinking, critical reasoning, attention to detail, ability to recall, coordinate schedules, work as a member of a team, and speak in public.


        • November 01, 2020
        • (EDT)
        • Philadelphia, PA

        Image result for work for progressWork for Progress is hiring 2020 Election Canvass Directors. This November, we have a chance to set our country on a new path. In upcoming state and national elections, we're fighting for leaders who will stand up to protect our environment and the interests of everyday people. If you're passionate about powering our country with renewable energy, protecting public lands, fixing our student debt crisis, and reimagining our transportation system, come join us to make a difference this November.

        We’re looking for people who:

        • Are passionate about making a change in our country
        • Have leadership experience and excellent communication skills
        • Are ready to work hard and go where the fight is

        In this election cycle, Work for Progress will launch field offices across the country in states like Colorado and Pennsylvania to support candidates for national and state office that share our vision of a better world. We’ll focus on key races where we think on-the-ground conversations can make a difference. 

        Key Responsibilities:

        As a Canvass Director, you’ll work with a team of Directors to: 

        • Recruit, train and manage a staff of paid canvassers. You’ll train canvassers on the basic skills of canvassing, motivate them around the campaign, and promote people into leadership roles to build your office. 
        • Run the day to day management and administrative aspects of a campaign office.
        • Knock on doors yourself to get out the vote. 

        More about the job:

        • Work for Progress will provide initial training on the skills needed to be a successful canvass director and ongoing support throughout the campaign. 
        • This is a campaign-style job: with a short window of time and a lot at stake, this job is “all in.” We’re looking for candidates who are prepared to work around 70 hours/week, and are excited to canvass and get out the vote. 
        • After Election Day, we work to place our Canvass Directors with other organizations working for change.

        Qualifications:

        We’re building a team of people who care about making our country a better place and are ready to work hard to achieve our goals. Candidates must have excellent judgement and discretion. Ideal candidates will have previous experience canvassing or working on campaigns. 

        Location:

        We’re looking for candidates who are ready to go where the fight is. We’re still deciding on final office locations and may add offices or make changes throughout the campaign in order to focus resources on the most important races or districts. If you have a location preference, let us know in your application, but the more flexible you can be, the better.

        Compensation: 

        The target annual compensation for this position is $27,000 in the first year. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement.

        To Apply: 

        Apply online here.

        More about Work for Progress:

        Our leadership team are change-makers who have decades of experience running grassroots campaigns. Since 2008, Work for Progress has knocked on over 3 million doors in support of candidates such as President Obama, Senator Elizabeth Warren, and Senator Tim Kaine. Our past election work includes:

        • Turning out thousands of voters who provided the difference in close races. In 2016, we partnered with Penn Environment to knock on doors in 3 state legislative districts including State House District 31 where we knocked on more than 20,000 doors to help Perry Warren win by 75 votes. 
        • Going where the fight is. In 2012, Work For Progress knocked on thousands of doors in North Dakota’s hotly contested Senate election on behalf of North Dakota Fair Share. Our work turned out critical voters who helped elect Democrat Heidi Keitkamp by 2,936 votes.
        • Knocking on over 950,000 doors in 2014 in Colorado as part of Colorado Fair Share’s plans to support Senator Mark Udall. 

        Details at a glance

        • On-site Location
        • Full Time Schedule
        • 4-Year Degree Required
        • Professional

        APPLY HERE



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