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    • July 24, 2019
    • Washington, D.C.

    Image result for Project On Government Oversight (POGO)Founded in 1981 in partnership with whistleblowers, the Project On Government Oversight (POGO) is a nonpartisan independent watchdog that works to expose waste, corruption, abuse of power, and other instances where the government fails to serve the public. We champion reforms to achieve a more effective, ethical, and accountable federal government that safeguards constitutional principles. POGO has an over $6 million annual budget that supports a staff of over 40 employees.

    Job Summary

    POGO’s Development Team is looking for a talented Grants Management Associate to assist with managing all aspects of POGO’s grant related fundraising activities involving private foundations. POGO does not accept donations or other revenue from for-profit corporate foundations or the government. The Grants Management Associate reports directly to the Director of Development.

    Reports To: Director of Development

    Responsibilities include:

    • Assist the Director of Development with foundation management—including the drafting of acknowledgements, reports, letters, and emails—and with tracking grant requirements, grant deadlines, and communications between POGO staff and funders.
    • Manage a portfolio of foundations, maintaining and further developing POGO’s relationship with them and assisting with revenue and cash flow forecasting.
    • Identify, research, and evaluate new funding opportunities that align with POGO’s mission and programs.
    • Maintain foundation and grant data within a Salesforce database, ensuring that the data is current and accurate.
    • Assist with the planning and execution of meetings with foundation representatives—including the preparation of senior staff for foundation meetings and phone calls.
    • Other duties as required to accomplish POGO’s mission.

    Qualifications include:

    • Minimum of 1 year of fundraising experience including successfully developing and managing relationships with external donors—or demonstrated equivalent experience.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work on internal teams, across external organizations, and independently when necessary.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to translate technical and complicated information into compelling narratives for prospective and current donors.
    • Demonstrated commitment to working in a nonpartisan and respectful manner with diverse stakeholders.
    • Demonstrated track record of taking initiative to solve problems and adapt to changing circumstances.
    • Knowledge of foundations and grantmaking is preferred, but not required.
    • Experience working with Salesforce or other CRM databases is a plus.

    Compensation and benefits:

    • Competitive nonprofit salary commensurate with experience in the range of $47k-$63k.
    • Health, dental, and vision insurance.
    • 403(b) investment plan available, with employer retirement contribution once eligible.
    • Life insurance and long-term disability coverage.
    • Metro SmartTrip benefits.
    • Paid holiday, vacation, and sick leave.

    How to Apply

    To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to careers@pogo.org, subject line: Grants Management Associate, or mail application to: Project On Government Oversight, 1100 G Street, NW, #500, Washington, DC 20005. No phone calls please.

    Application Deadline: July 24th, 2019

    Project on Government Oversight

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    • July 24, 2019
    • Kent and Sussex County, DE

    Delaware Center for JusticeThe Delaware Center for Justice (DCJ) seeks two full-time Case Managers for its Community Reintegration Services Program (CRSP). Case Managers will be located at the Kent and Sussex County Probation Offices and work in partnership with existing staff in New Castle County.

    The Delaware Center for Justice, Inc. is the leading non-profit organization in Delaware committed to transforming the quality of justice through advocacy, policy, and practice.. What began as the Prisoner’s Aid Society in 1920 has evolved into an organization that currently serves both adults and youth who are justice-involved – transforming the delivery of justice in Delaware and implementing programs that facilitate fresh starts for victims of crime, youth at risk, and the incarcerated. We are a diverse staff with one vision – to continue the legacy of making a difference in Delaware.

    In pursuit of a higher quality of justice, DCJ focuses on issues and actions impacting the criminal justice system, including:

    • Conditions of confinement

    • Alternatives to incarceration

    • Re-entry initiatives for incarcerated populations

    • More cost-effective & efficient use of limited corrections resources

    • Legislative reform

    • Meeting the needs of victims of crime

    • Crime prevention & intervention programs

    About the Community Reintegration Services Program

    The Community Reintegration Services Program (CRSP) provides case management support and other crucial services that foster successful reentry among individuals exiting prison who are currently on probation. Services that DCJ assists the client in coordinating include housing assistance, job search assistance, identification acquisition, educational/vocational placement, life skills and social support, and family reintegration. Clients are typically un-employed or under-employed probationers referred by probation officers from the Kent and Sussex County Probation Offices. In addition to job placement/job search assistance, case managers assist clients with housing referrals and placement, clothing and food assistance, and with rebuilding positive family and social ties. CRSP staff hold Cognitive Behavioral Therapy sessions geared toward clients and work with a number of therapists and psychologists to provide workshops and programming to clients at the probation & parole offices. Additionally, CRSP case managers provide referrals to mental health and substance abuse treatment programs and assist clients with obtaining the necessary medications needed to survive and to thrive. DCJ also accepts juveniles into the CRSP program in addition to adult offenders. CRSP seeks to offer services that will empower the client, improve the client’s stability and independence, reduce the client’s likelihood of reoffending, and improve community safety by reducing recidivism.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Duties will include-

    • Provide in-depth, wrap-around case management services to individual clients referred through the Probation Department

    • Perform needs assessment with each client and create appropriate case plan

    • Manage a caseload of individuals who have recently exited prison and are currently on probation

    • Coordinate services and actively place clients at relevant job training programs, housing sites/programs, employment sites/programs, social service programs, and substance abuse and mental health treatment services

    • Link clients to healthcare/mental health services and assist in client’s resource utilization by accompanying clients to off-site programs, job sites, and social service providers

    • Provide frequent client follow-up contact and support via phone, off-site visits, or office visits

    • Communicate with the courts and probation and parole and advocate during court proceedings when needed

    • Conduct individual sessions with clients, both at intake and at regular intervals while cases remain active

    • Transport/accompany clients to appointments when necessary

    • Provide monthly reports to probation and management team based on client progress

    • Assist in Facilitating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) sessions and assist with workforce development classes

    • Attend CBT Trainings and Professional Development Trainings on working with offenders

    • Evaluate client progress

    • Network with outside agencies for services (i.e., employment, job training, housing, etc.)

    • Track and update client information using database program and submit monthly and quarterly reports to DCJ and DOC leadership


    The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

    o Must have a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, and good sense of humor

    o Must express a basic belief that people can change in positive ways

    o Demonstrated ability and desire to offer marginalized individuals a high quality of service

    o Documented history of serving at-risk populations including homeless individuals, communities in poverty, at-risk youth, and/or justice-involved youth or adults

    o A Bachelor’s degree or relevant work history is required; Master’s degree in human services / social work or other related field is preferred;

    o Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational and writing skills are essential

    o Ability to motivate and establish therapeutic alliance with clients

    o Knowledge of, and demonstrated skills in, clinical counseling such as motivational interviewing and strengths-based case management, as well as training in conducting Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    o Three years experience performing intensive social service case management is desirable

    o Computer literacy required (ability to compose and send emails, draft client case notes, use an internet-based database system, compose documents in Microsoft Word, and perform basic internet research)

    o Ability to work independently and as part of a team

    o Ability to multi-task and effectively manage work at different sites (in-office and off-site)

    Compensation & Benefits

    This position is offered as a full-time exempt position (37.5 hours per week). DCJ offers a competitive package of employment benefits including health insurance, life insurance, and disability insurance. DCJ offers free parking and reimburses staff for on-the-job vehicle mileage.

    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, please send a cover letter (containing available start date) and resume to Jessica Alicea at jalicea@dcjustice.org. Please write Community Reentry Case Manager Position in subject line of email. No fax or mail applications, please. Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, July 24th.

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    • July 26, 2019
    • Washington, D.C.
    Do you have a passion for using public policy and advocacy to advance a nonprofit’s vision and mission? Do you want to play an important national leadership role in helping organizations build their individual and collective capacity for public policy engagement in philanthropy? Then join the United Philanthropy Forum team!

    Position Summary

    Reporting to the Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, the Senior Manager of Public Policy is responsible for ensuring that the Forum works as effectively as possible to advance the work of our members to engage in government relations, advocacy and public policy work at the state, regional and national level. The Senior Manager of Public Policy will plan and execute strategies to lead, inform and support regional and national philanthropy-serving organizations in their efforts to advance effective policy that will strengthen philanthropy and move the needle on issues that their members support; strengthen relationships and partnerships between philanthropy and government; and provide a collective voice for the Forum network. The Senior Manager of Public Policy will work closely with the Forum team and our members and in collaboration with key national partner organizations.

    The position requires a person who can work effectively across a wide range of activities, from highly strategic to highly tactical, and across a wide spectrum of policy issues. The position also requires a person with excellent oral and written communications skills, strong relationship-building skills, an ability to work in both leadership and service capacities, and a keen understanding of the power of policy and advocacy to advance issues of interest to philanthropy and the broader nonprofit sector.

    This is a full-time, exempt position based in the Forum’s Washington, DC office. Salary starting in the low 90s, commensurate with experience, with a competitive benefits package including 100% employer paid health coverage and a retirement plan.

    As the largest and most diverse network in American philanthropy, United Philanthropy Forum holds a unique position in the social sector to help increase philanthropy’s impact in communities across the country. We are a membership organization of nearly 80 philanthropy associations and networks, representing 7,000 foundations and other funders, who work to make philanthropy better. The Forum envisions a courageous philanthropic sector that catalyzes a just and equitable society where all can participate and prosper.

    To Apply

    Submit a cover letter and resume to careers@unitedphilforum.org; please use the following subject line: “Senior Manager of Public Policy: Last Name, First Name.” Application deadline is July 26, 2019.

    The Forum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse team and encourage applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds.

    No telephone inquiries please.

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    • July 31, 2019
    • Wilmington, DE

    The Delaware Center for Justice is the leading non-profit organization in Delaware committed to transforming the quality of justice through research, advocacy, policy, and direct service delivery. Throughout its extensive history, DCJ has maintained an unwavering commitment to ensuring a more effective, efficient, and equitable system of justice for all Delawareans. Today, DCJ has a staff of 18 that continues to work to transform the delivery of justice in Delaware and carryout programs that facilitate fresh starts for victims of crime, youth at risk, and the incarcerated.

    DCJ’s next Executive Director will be passionate about the organization’s work and ready to help advance DCJ into its next stage of leadership and service to Delaware’s communities. 

    Click here for the full description and information to apply

    • July 31, 2019
    • Washington, D.C.

    Image result for Casey Trees logoCasey Trees is a Washington D.C.-based nonprofit committed to restoring, enhancing and protecting the tree canopy of the nation’s capital. 

    The Human Resources Generalist performs a variety of HR-related functions, including but not limited to: recruiting, employee relations, benefits administration, training, development, performance review administration, etc. The incumbent is diplomatic, able to work with a diverse group of people, organized, self-motivated, effectively and successfully manages multiple priorities simultaneously, and; is supported by and supervises an HR assistant.

    How to Apply

    Please enter Human Resources Generalist in the subject line of your message and email the following items to Human Resources at jobs[the@sign]caseytrees.org:

    • Résumé
    • Available start date
    • Salary requirements
    • Contact information for three references
    • Writing sample not to exceed one page, 12 point font, 1.5 spacing.
    • No telephone calls, please. Final candidates will be subject to a background check at time of conditional offer.

    Casey Trees is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    • July 31, 2019
    • Philadelphia, PA

    Image result for The Salvation Army of Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware logoThe Salvation Army Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware (PenDel) Division, headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, is offering an exceptional fundraiser the opportunity to be a part of its 150-year legacy of doing good, fighting poverty, and transforming lives as the Director of Advancement.

    The Salvation Army PenDel division is recruiting a Director of Advancement to join a remarkable 150+ year history of Doing the Most Good and helping families to break the cycle of poverty through programs and services that transform lives. While The Salvation Army benefits from an unsurpassed philanthropic brand, increased need and increased competition required a change in strategy to fulfill its mission. In this context, Divisional Leaders have invested in recruiting a new Director of Advancement to spearhead a systemic major gifts strategy which “lifts all boats” to continually increase direct mail, planned-giving, and institutional events support. 

    The new Director of Advancement (DoA) will be an essential part of the PenDel Leadership Team. This person will lead all elements of the Divisional Development Department, including fund raising (major gifts, planned-giving, direct marketing, digital fund raising, corporate giving, foundation grants), public relations, marketing and advertising, social media, volunteerism and board engagement. The division currently raises approximately $25M a year, and the DoA will be charged with significantly growing that number. He/she will work cooperatively with the Territorial Director of Advancement and Territorial Community Relations and Development (CRD) staff to adhere to and implement territorial CRD programs, practices, and policies (e.g. major gifts, planned giving, donor data management, direct mail, digital). Reporting to the new Divisional Commander, Lt. Colonel Larry Ashcraft, the DoA will supervise all Divisional Development personnel. Initial goals will be revised within the first 3 months in collaboration with the Divisional Headquarters and TSA Eastern Regional Headquarters.

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    • July 31, 2019
    • Newark, DE

    American Lung Association logoThe American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Division Director, Health Promotions to join our incredible team in the Eastern Division. Working as a member of the Health Promotion & Education Team, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education, and advocacy.

    In this role, you will work to direct, implement and evaluate lung health programs throughout East Division as well as implement grants and other program activities in local service territory as assigned. Supervised assigned staff in East Division. This is a grant funded position.


    • Responsible for signature program implementation, improvements, evaluation, consistency and sustainability
    • Utilize prevalence data and signature program overlay analysis to inform signature program utilization
    • Research, identify and submit grant opportunities that align with strategic imperatives
    • Direct all grants to ensure deliverables are met and exceeded, funds are spent with fiscal efficiency and sustained communication with funder
    • Responsible for all health promotion metrics in assigned territory
    • Organize, coordinate and submit all required American Lung Association reports
    • Collaborate with external community partners to integrate and expand signature programs
    • Supervise health promotions team to ensure onboarding requirements are met, adequate training is provided, and individual staff goals are met
    • Conduct interviews/hiring manager for open positions on team
    • Review and send approvals for grant contracts, travel, grant-related expenses and staff reimbursements.
    • Facilitate collaboration between local health promotions teams and local development team.
    • Identify emerging health promotions issues and trends
    • Collaborate with national directors to ensure essential communication with local staff all new programs and protocols
    • Support development, advocacy and research initiatives.


    Master’s degree preferred. Alternatively, a bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Health Promotion, or related field required with a minimum of five years of management level programing experience

    Two years of American Lung Association experience or similar non-profit programming experience highly preferred

    Must have project management and leadership capabilities

    Demonstrated ability to think strategically and thorough understanding of strategic development

    Demonstrated success in grant writing, grant management and budget management skills

    Proven ability to cultivate and steward partnerships across a diverse population

    Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment

    Superb organizational skills with a strong attention to details

    Strong verbal and written communication skills

    Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

    Must hold a valid driver’s license, can work nights and weekends with some overnights required

    Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs.

    Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free work place; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form.


    The American Lung Association offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, LTD, Matching 403(b), Paid Vacation/Sick/Holidays.


    To apply send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to (include job title and job number in subject of email):

    Human Resources Department
    American Lung Association
    Email: alahr@lung.org

    The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.

    Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

    • August 05, 2019
    • Washington, D.C.

    Image result for national defense university foundation The National Defense University Foundation is currently seeking a seasoned President & Chief Executive Officer (P/CEO) who is an experienced fundraiser. Reporting to the Board of Directors, P/CEO must be a visionary leader who will lead the Foundations' fundraising efforts and grow the Foundation's strategic position as a key partner to NDU. The P/CEO must be an effective leader who will take operational responsibility for the Foundation's employees, programs, procedures & processes, expansion, and execution of its mission. Specifically, the P/CEO will ensure that the Foundation's fiscal operations, donor (investor) development and stewardship, brand positioning and marketing, fundraising events, human resources, technology and data operations, and programs are strategically planned and aligned as well as effectively implemented across all segments of the organization. The P/CEO must be the leading ambassador to all key NDUF stakeholders, be passionate about NDUF's mission and communicate NDUF's importance as a key strategic and financial partner to NDU. The position will be based out of the NDUF offices full­ time with Foundation-related travel as needed.


    • Minimum of a BA; Master's degree or related advanced degree preferred
    • 15 plus years of overall professional leadership experience
    • Proven track record of successful fundraising initiatives including from private sources, foundations, and government; ability to connect with high net-worth individuals and develop sustained relationships
    • Knowledge of the military and national security apparatus, protocol applicable in military and diplomatic environments beneficial
    • Prior nonprofit management experience ideal
    • Previous experience as a flag/general officer, senior-level government, or C-suite executive beneficial but not required 
    • Effective board development, marketing/branding and fiscal management experience
    • A financially savvy and politically astute leader with the ability to set clear priorities, delegate, and guide investment in people and systems; keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills that support and enable sound decision-making 
    • Excellent coalition building skills with an ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders; a persuasive negotiator able to achieve consensus amongst differing opinions 
    • Outstanding presentation and communication skills and the experience and proclivity to be an outgoing spokesperson, relationship builder, and fundraiser 
    • A creative thinker with intellectual curiosity, able to develop and implement strategic plans, harnessing the skills and creativity of the staff and board 
    • Strong commitment to the professional development of staff; successful track record of recruiting and retaining a diverse team
    • Ability to travel as necessary to visit funders / strategic partners and to attend key events, conferences and meetings

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    • August 05, 2019
    • Washington, DC

    Image result for National Breast Cancer Coalition

    In 2010, the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC), a grassroots advocacy organization, launched Breast Cancer Deadline 2020®, with a goal of knowing how to end breast cancer by January 1, 2020. NBCC’s Deadline blueprint is a strategic plan of action for knowing how to prevent the development and spread of breast cancer. Since 1991, NBCC has been at the vanguard of the breast cancer movement – elevating breast cancer to an issue of national significance, leveraging billions of federal dollars for research and care, and empowering tens of thousands of breast cancer survivors to become effective advocates for themselves, and for all those at risk of breast cancer.


    Reporting directly to the President, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) role is an exciting opportunity for a results-oriented management professional to have a tremendous impact by focusing on the refinement and optimization of day-to-day operations and cross department collaboration throughout the organization. This key senior leader will be responsible for general supervision of the internal operations of NBCC, including programs, financial oversight of the organization’s budget, and designing and implementing systems capable of supporting NBCC as it grows.

    The COO identifies opportunities and challenges and works across departments and teams to come up with highly innovative solutions. The COO oversees the Operations Team and the following functions: IT, Human Resources, Finance, Legal, and Facilities Management and manages progress and interaction within and among all departments. This is a full-time, exempt position located in Washington, DC.

    The ideal candidate will be a natural leader who is able to effectively manage and empower people to achieve results. S/he must be a continuous learner who has a demonstrated commitment and investment in teaching others. The COO will have a strong work ethic, a commitment to clear goals and measurable outcomes, an ability to learn quickly and work well in teams, and have a passion for the vision, mission, and strategies of NBCC.

    This position will support presidential leadership and direction for the organization to push NBCC to new heights of success with its mission to serve as a powerful voice, speaking for women and men across the country, demanding and working toward an end to breast cancer. The Chief Operating Officer will partner closely with the President to chart NBCC’s future growth and strategic direction to achieve the organization’s mission and its blueprint for knowing how to end breast cancer.


    The Chief Operating Officer will be responsible for the following:

    • Overseeing and directing all facets of the daily operations of NBCC, aligning human, physical and fiscal resources to meet the challenging goals of the organization
    • Providing innovative and strategic leadership for planning, executing, leading and evaluating departments, programs and projects
    • Supporting and leveraging the President by taking on oversight of internal functions, allowing the President to devote the majority of her time at the strategic/external level
    • Structuring and leading teams to deliver outstanding results
    • Developing and monitoring annual business plan and budget
    • Planning and leading staff meetings, including those for Senior Staff and All Staff
    • Overseeing the financial resources and functions for the 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations including financial statement preparation and analysis, budget, taxes, audit and forecasting
    • Maintaining a working knowledge of the issues related to breast cancer and of the political, legislative, regulatory and economic framework relevant to NBCC’s work
    • Identifying best practices and improving internal systems with an eye toward future needs and budget realities
    • Ensuring compliance with government regulations at federal, state and local levels
    • Overseeing payroll, pension, 401(k) plan and all other employee benefits
    • Administering, maintaining, developing and implementing procedures for ensuring the security and functionality of all technology resources including computer hardware, software, databases, networking and telephone system
    • Fostering an organizational culture that promotes initiative, appropriate risk taking, learning, cooperation, equity, and mutual respect
    • Overseeing facilities management and related lease responsibilities and ensuring safety and security of NBCC office space
    • Overseeing the human resource functions, including the development and implementation of effective recruiting, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, professional development and performance evaluation policies
    • Monitoring and managing all NBCC legal issues including trademarks, personnel matters and any other legal matters
    • In partnership with President and CAO, supporting the Board of Directors, producing and overseeing operations related board materials and department reports. In partnership with the President, supporting the BOD and ensuring it is well informed of all critical operations projects, work, and risks.


    The successful candidate will be a dynamic leader with a creative and accomplished track record of 10+ years of seasoned leadership experience as a focused executive in the non-profit or corporate arena or in the public sector. Other requirements include:

    • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
    • Working knowledge of non-profit management, operations, personnel, and administrative functions; experience in 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations a plus. 
    • Comfort serving in “deputy” or “number 2” leadership role within a dynamic organization with a style and approach to accomplishing goals that matches the position
    • A verifiable track record of success with short and long range planning and program development, including implementation and evaluation, and relationship building 
    • Proven track record of strategic financial management, business strategy, strategic planning, and business process creation and refinement
    • Skilled at analyzing, interpreting, and using data to approach issues and devise well organized solutions
    • Demonstrated ability to interact with staff at all levels in an environment of change and growth while developing and fostering an organizational atmosphere of collaboration 
    • Experience managing cross-functional teams to develop and implement systems and processes to increase effectiveness and efficiency
    • Ability to remain focused in the face of pressure, deliver against timelines, handle multiple priorities, and nimbly manage tasks/time limitations
    • Sophistication, with the intellectual depth and maturity to collaborate effectively with the President, other executives, staff, Board members and others and the confidence to defend/debate ideas without ego interfering 
    • Discipline and a high energy level; a “doer” with a willingness to work hands-on with limited budget and resources
    • Significant experience with computerized accounting and database programs, preferably QuickBooks, Raiser’s Edge and Convio; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

    To Apply:

    Email cover letter with resume and salary requirements to jobs@breastcancerdeadline2020.org with “Chief Operating Officer” as the subject line. Sorry, no phone calls please. NBCC is an equal opportunity employer that especially welcomes applications from breast cancer survivors, women, and people of color.

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