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    • September 23, 2019

    Image result for Great Oaks Charter SchoolsThe mission of the Great Oaks Foundation is to launch and support a network of charter schools that prepare students for college success through high-dosage tutoring. By design, our schools contribute to the vitality of the urban neighborhoods where they are located by attracting and creating social, human and investment capital.

    What sets Great Oaks schools apart from other college preparatory charters is our high-dosage tutoring model; the Great Oaks Tutor Corps is a selective cadre of recent college graduates who deliver at least two hours of individualized instruction to every student every day. This academic model was inspired by the Match School of Boston, which has a proven track record of success in preparing students for college success using the Tutor Corps model.

    The Great Oaks Foundation has successfully replicated this model in Newark, NJ and New York, NY, Bridgeport, CT and Wilmington, DE.

    We are seeking hard-working, tenacious people who share the belief that all students deserve a high-quality education.

    About Great Oaks Charter School – Wilmington

    The Great Oaks (GO) Charter School - Wilmington opened in downtown Wilmington in the fall of 2015. This school year, Great Oaks – Wilmington serves 550 in 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th grades. Great Oaks - Wilmington will grow to serve students in all grades from 6th-12th by adding on one grade level each year until we reach full enrollment.

    Middle School Assistant Dean of Students Position Summary

    The Assistant Dean of Students works collaboratively and enthusiastically with the Culture Team to shape and sustain a school culture of discipline and warmth while ensuring that the students internalize the school’s values and goals for academic excellence. The Assistant Dean of Students works directly with students and parents to uphold a strong positive culture.

    Key responsibilities include:

    ● Assist in building a transformative school culture consistent with Great Oaks core values and mission

    ● Implementing programs designed and selected by the administration and or school culture team that recognize and celebrate positive behaviors and mindsets.

    ● Devising rituals that promote culture, sustain school values and create a school-wide identity among students.

    ● Cultivating students’ cultural competency, growth and development through school programs and events.

    ● Building a support network for students by meeting with, listening to and seeking to understand the needs of students as individuals and the student body as a whole.

    ● Implementing behavior management tools including, supporting staff training in behavior management policies, techniques, and strategies and ensuring consistent deployment of such tools school-wide.

    ● Meeting with students referred by teachers and communicating and meeting with students’ parents/guardians in a constructive manner.

    ● Ensuring that consequences and restorative measures for infractions are completed as directed by the administration and or school culture team

    ● Participate in school data teams weekly with a focus on student behaviors and responses to directed intervention; follow up with appropriate staff for next steps when a concern is identified.

    ● Implementing and ensuring the school-wide use of information technology tools for reporting and documenting student culture information.

    ● Ensuring documentation of communications with parents regarding discipline.

    Competencies and Qualifications

    The successful candidate will have substantial experience in urban school settings. S/he will have a proven track record of upholding a positive school culture that promotes academic excellence. S/he will be skilled at using a consultative and analytic approach to solve problems and to derive the best outcome for students. The successful candidate will also have:

    ● A strong academic record with a Bachelor’s degree from a competitive college or university required.

    ● Experience working in urban and high-needs school is highly preferred.

    Compensation

    Great Oaks provides a competitive compensation and benefits package; exact compensation will vary based on experience and education.

    General Information

    This position is for the current school year and the successful candidate will start in August 2019. Selected candidates will be contacted to setup a phone interview.

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    • September 27, 2019
    • Kennett Square, PA

    Image result for longwood gardens logoAre you a strong leader that is passionate about volunteerism and the benefits it brings to organizations and individuals? Do you have the experience and drive to deepen engagement with volunteers during times of organizational change and growth? Longwood Gardens is seeking a leader whose professional career and life-long passion has been devoted to building and growing robust, innovative and inclusive volunteer programs. As Director of Volunteer Engagement, you will lead our vibrant and dynamic volunteer program, comprised of 800 volunteers across the organization contributing almost 80,000 hours of service annually in over 50 distinct volunteer roles. Longwood’s dedicated volunteers are an integral part of a friendly, supportive and guest-centric culture that cultivates creativity and excellence.

    The Director of Volunteer Engagement must have a keen understanding of ways a large and established volunteer program can help advance an organization and have proven success in cultivating relationships with organizations and individuals to drive program engagement. This individual will be responsible for setting and maintaining the strategic direction of our volunteer program in alignment with the mission and vision of the organization. As the leader of the volunteer program this individual will collaborate with our staff to develop effective volunteer opportunities; oversee volunteer recruitment, placement and orientation; foster relationships between employees and volunteers; and serve as a consultant and advisor to supervisors and volunteers on all aspects of the volunteer program. This position is also responsible for developing volunteer recognition programs and events, maintaining volunteer communications, developing and maintain program and volunteer records, reports and statistics; administering the budget and supervising the Volunteer Program Associate.

    The ideal candidate will have proven relationship-building skills, the ability to build and sustain a culture of high-performing teamwork, and demonstrated success working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. We seek a person with excellent communication skills including writing, formal and informal presentations, and strong team mentoring and leadership.

    Minimum requirements for this position include a bachelor’s degree in social sciences, communications or a related field, and ten or more years of experience leading or managing large volunteer programs. Certification in Volunteer Administration (CVA) preferred, general knowledge of horticulture a plus.

    We offer a competitive starting salary and an outstanding benefits package. Please apply online at https://longwoodgardens.org/employment/full-time-job-opportunities. For full consideration, please include with your application a resume, cover letter addressing pertinent qualifications, and contact information for three professional references.

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    • September 27, 2019
    • Wilmington, DE

    Image result for Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation logoThe Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation was created to honor a 14-year-old star -- on and off the soccer and baseball fields. He bravely battled leukemia with his "Be Positive" attitude and B+ blood type, never leaving the hospital for 167 days, and earned his spot in heaven in July 2007.

    The B+ Foundation is one of the largest providers of financial assistance to families of children with cancer nationwide. Additionally, The B+ Foundation sponsors research to find cures for childhood cancers and improve treatment options, and advocates for increased childhood cancer research funding while spreading “The B+ Message” to “Live Like Andrew.”

    As a member of The B+ Team you will play an integral role in pushing the mission of the foundation forward. We seek an eager professional who will be proactive, self-directed, resourceful and thrive in both a stand alone environment as well as part of a team, who sets high standards for themselves and will be accountable to reaching and exceeding goals. You will be evaluated based on financial success of events and will be held accountable for the events you manage. Success, for the Program Manager, will be defined primarily by bringing B+ events to college campuses nationwide, coaching and mentoring students to grow existing events, and making The B+ Foundation not just a job but a lifestyle. We are looking to hire someone to join our team who is looking to advance their career and grow with The B+ Foundation on a long term basis.

    Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

    -Act as a resource to college students in planning, organization, and executing events on their campuses. Your primary role will be to offer them fundraising support to ensure there is year over year financial growth for all events.

    - Expanding the presence of The B+ Foundation on college campuses nationwide through sustainable campus wide events aimed at raising funds to fight childhood cancer.

    -Collaborating with students, staff, and families of kids with cancer to facilitate The B+ Heroes program at colleges.

    -Assisting with established B+ Foundation events.

    -Administrative tasks as assigned.

    Education and Experience:

    -Bachelor’s degree

    -2 years work experience

    -Experience in sales or partnership marketing preferred

    Required Skill Set:

    -Resourceful, ambitious, and goal-oriented

    -Must be a strong communicator with an outgoing personality

    -A sense of urgency to get things done in a timely manner

    -An independent self-starter and motivated to do well

    - Ability and flexibility to travel and work evenings and weekends when needed

    How to Apply

    Carly@BePositive.org

    http://www.bepositive.org

    Send resume, salary requirements, and cover letter to Carly Bergstein at Carly@BePositive.org.

    • September 27, 2019
    • Dover, DE

    Image result for Diamond State Community Land TrustDiamond State Community Land Trust is seeking an Associate Director to serve a dual role in development and finance. The responsibilities are split approximately 65% Development and 35% Finance. The Associate Director reports to the Executive Director and is key to achieving ongoing support for DSCLT initiatives.

    Position Summary - Development

    Under the direction of and in collaboration with the Executive Director, the Associate Director will identify, research, define and develop funding sources to support existing DSCLT programs and initiatives, as well as prospective new initiatives. The individual selected will also coordinate the development, writing and submission of cover letters, proposals and all supporting materials required for submission to funding sources ensuring timely submission. The position is also responsible for collecting, tracking and completing all grant reports due. This position is key in achieving ongoing support for DSCLT initiatives.

    Essential Development Functions:

    · Candidate will conduct research to seek funding opportunities for all DSCLT initiatives and programming by utilizing databases and other resources available

    · Maintain grants calendar and timeline

    · Write, compile and submit compelling, well-articulated and winning proposals, and cover letters

    · Update and maintain the funding source points of contact

    · Collect data, track, report, write and submit Interim and final reports in timely fashion

    · Meet with Executive Director to ensure clear content and initiative content capture as well as strategic alignment.

    Position Summary - Finance

    With oversight by the Executive Director, the Associate Director will maintain all DSCLT accounting records utilizing the QuickBooks Online accounting application. This individual will also coordinate DSCLT’s banking activity, and professionally communicate with the organization’s lenders, auditors, board members and homeowners regarding financial matters.

    Essential Finance Functions:

    · Candidate will produce timely monthly financial reports for the Executive Director and Board, summarizing DSCLT’s financial position and activity

    · Process all vendor invoices, ensuring correct coding, and remit payments in a timely manner

    · Monitor monthly ground rent payments from homeowners and send invoices as necessary

    · Process semi-monthly payroll and remit payroll taxes by established government deadlines

    · Deposit cash receipts promptly and transfer funds among accounts as needed

    · Make general ledger journal entries as necessary.

    Qualifications:

    · Candidate should have at least three to five years of experience with funding development, grant writing either independently or with another organization

    · Strong understanding of basic accounting principles is essential

    · Proven ability to produce persuasive, compelling and winning proposals

    · Excellent written and organizational skills as well as attention to detail

    · Exceptional foundation research skills using multiple databases

    · Ability to work well under pressure and meet quick and/or multiple deadlines

    · Candidates should be self-motivated and professional

    · Knowledge of the local, regional and national philanthropic community preferred

    · Excellent computer skills—Microsoft Office skills are essential; QuickBooks experience highly desirable.

    · Experience working for a community foundation or a non-profit organization a plus

    Requirements: The following education requirements are considered essential:

    · A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required.

    · Must be able to perform tasks which involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work on a daily basis. Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.

    How To Apply

    Please send a cover letter that outlines interest and qualifications, a resume, and a list of references to: doveroffice@diamondstateclt.org (MS Word, or PDF only, please)

    Applications will be reviewed upon receipt until September 27, 2019 – and continue until the appropriate candidate is identified. If necessary, the submission deadline will be extended. No calls please.


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    • September 29, 2019
    • Olympia, WA

    Located in Olympia, WA, the Community Foundation of South Puget Sound has embarked on a search for a new President and CEO to succeed its long term CEO who plans to retire at the end of September.  The CEO works with and reports to the Foundation’s fifteen member volunteer Board of Directors. The CEO is responsible for and has authority over day to day operations of the Foundation and works in concert with the board on strategic planning, financial planning and policy development. She/he works with a small but mighty staff of three other professionals who are highly respected in the South Sound community.

    The Foundation’s service area covers Thurston, Mason and Lewis Counties with grants being made in each of those counties. The Community Foundation has assets in excess of $25 million and makes grants of more than $1 million per year. Foundation operations are supported primarily through administrative fees paid by fund-holders.

    MISSION - To inspire philanthropic efforts that enrich our communities.

    The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound manages charitable gifts from individual donors and businesses. The proceeds from these funds generate grants and scholarships today, while preserving resources for tomorrow’s community priorities.

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    • September 30, 2019
    • Wilmington, DE

    Image result for multiplying good logoAt Multiplying Good (MG) we believe individuals are transformed through service to others. Applying service as a tool for personal growth, we help people discover their ability to bring about positive change, deliver the skills they need to do it well, and, by validating their impact, inspire them to do more. We’ve proven this continuum of activation, training, and recognition generates ripples of good. We work with young people to unleash confidence in their ability to make a difference and deliver the skills they need to do it well. We work with organizations to recognize their employees, resulting in happier and more productive workplaces and stronger communities. We work with the media to create more connected audiences and drive non-traditional revenue by recognizing grassroots unsung heroes in their communities. All together, we use the power of service to activate empathetic leaders and changemakers and inspire greater impact.

    Core Responsibilities

    Our national success is built through our Leadership Community model, which combines impactful programming, a dynamic brand presence, a strong Local Board and a broad and deep base of local funding. In order to sustain and grow our impact and plan for future growth in Delaware we are seeking a dynamic, proactive full time individual to fill the role of Director of Development, Delaware who will work closely with the Executive Director, Delaware, the Chief of Field Staff and the Local Board. This individual will be tasked with scaling the organization’s resources by:

    • Local Board Stewardship & Growth: Working with existing members of the Local Board to build board membership, increase board participation in fundraising and programming; specifically identifying high net-worth individuals, corporations and institutions as donor prospects.
    • Donor Base Engagement & Growth: Stewarding existing donor base, with a particular focus on sustaining and growing donor participation.
    • Foundations: Creating partnerships with private & corporate foundations that create new funding streams.
    • Local Governments & NGO Partnerships: Creating partnerships with NGO’s and local Government offices that support the Delaware Leadership Community growth.
    • Building Large Small Donor Base: Creating a process that builds reoccurring small dollar donations for ongoing support
    • Events: Oversee and implement annual fundraising events; with particular focus on increasing event attendance, increasing sponsorship opportunities, and creating events that engage multiple constituents.
    • Leadership Communities are led by an Executive Director, have a local dedicated program staff, and are deeply supported through a national infrastructure. Leadership Communities are designed to be self-funding and self-growing.
    Other Responsibilities
    • Identifying and pursuing new grant/funding opportunities.
    • Identifying and maintaining relationships with organizations that further the mission including professional sports teams, universities, non-profits and businesses.
    • Maintaining relationships with existing donors, Corporate Champions and Grantors.
    • Identify and nominate local grassroots unsung heroes to our Media Partners in Delaware.
    • Identifying and pursuing new Corporate Champions in Delaware.
    • Providing assistance in producing the DC Jefferson Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C in June and the New York Jefferson Awards Ceremony in March.
    • Collaborating with all members of the organization and programs with good will, transparency and kindness.
    • Assist in the management of the Delaware budget.
    • Travel as needed.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
    • Minimum of 7 years of results-oriented fundraising experience
    • Significant donor cultivation experience with methods that demonstrate success
    • Significant organizational development experience; particularly focused on leading nonprofit boards to maximize potential and achieving fundraising benchmarks and projects
    • Experience in writing grant applications and the relationship building skills needed to develop relationships in the grant-making community; particularly focused on increasing grant dollars within the organization
    • Successful Event planning and production experience, particularly focused on multiple events that develop sustainability within a diverse development
    • Strong written and oral communication skills, including presentation and facilitation abilities that range from large group presentations to intimate and sensitive donor conversations with high profile donors and prospects
    • Solid organizational, project and time management skills; particularly focused on balancing work flow within the Delaware Office setting and becoming part of the larger Multiplying Good community through engagement and collaboration with remote-based colleagues

    The Ideal Candidate Is

    • A self-starter
    • Enthusiastic & outgoing
    • A natural networker & relationship builder
    • Highly organized
    • Someone who enjoys a face paced, multi-faceted environment
    • Connected in the unique nature and specificity of the Delaware development community

    How To Apply

    mfidance@multiplyinggood.org

    https://www.multiplyinggood.org/

    Email resume and cover letter to the address listed above.



    • September 30, 2019
    • Philadelphia, PA

    Saint Joseph's UniversityFor over 160 years, Saint Joseph’s University has been engaging men and women in a rigorous Jesuit education that empowers them to become leaders in their industries and communities. An expansive liberal arts curriculum that serves as a foundation for all students, combined with programs tailored to meet the needs of complex and evolving fields prepare students for all of their post-graduate pursuits.

    As a member of the major gifts team, the Director provides education to donors who are considering making planned gifts, as well as counsel, technical support, and training for development staff and senior University administrators with regard to the various giving vehicles and gift design. The incumbent will work closely with the division’s Vice President, Associate Vice President(s), and Assistant Vice President(s), as well as the University President and General Counsel as needed.

    The Director of Gift Planning sets the strategic direction for the Office of Gift Planning and is responsible for managing the University’s gift planning program, ensuring increased gift flow for the University’s fundraising campaign from current gifts of assets, life income gifts, deferred estate gifts, and matured estate gifts.

    Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Advancement, the Director of Gift Planning represents Saint Joseph’s University by working with donors, prospects, and their legal and financial advisors to establish life income gifts, charitable trusts, bequests, and non-cash outright gifts to benefit the University. In this leadership role, the Director oversees the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individuals making deferred and other specially structured gifts to Saint Joseph’s University. S/he manages a robust pool of individual planned giving prospects, provides strategies for cultivating current and deferred planned gifts, and serves as expert advisor within the division on all gift planning solicitations. Additionally, the Director will spend a significant amount of time working with Major Gift Officers to introduce and navigate planned giving elements to their donors and prospects. The Director will also provide strategic direction for the marketing and promotion of planned gifts through direct mail, e-solicitation, seminars, web, gift/recognition societies, and related marketing promotions.

    To review additional information as well as apply, please visit https://jobs.sju.edu/postings/15877

    Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and we expect members of our community to be knowledgeable about – and to make a positive contribution to – our mission. Saint Joseph’s University is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. The University is committed to the diversity of its faculty and staff so that our students, our disciplines and our community as a whole can benefit from the multiple perspectives it offers. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. EOE

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    • September 30, 2019
    • Telford, PA

    Community at Rockhill Founded in 1935, the Community at Rockhill is a residential community for adults 65 and older located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. As a Life Plan Community, Rockhill offers a continuum of care that includes Residential Living, Personal Care for adults who need assistance with daily activities, and Health Care for individuals in need of 24-hour support. Rockhill also offers Adult Day Services for individuals who need a stimulating place to spend the day. Rockhill’s supportive family empowers residents to live spirited, fulfilling lives exactly as they choose—from active and engaged to peaceful and private. Rockhill consists of 206 independent living units, 53 personal care units, and 90 skilled nursing beds.

    Since 1962, the Lutheran Community at Telford (www.lctelford.org) has provided exceptional services for seniors located in Bucks and Montgomery Counties. Telford offers a full continuum of care, from independent residential cottages and convenient apartment homes to comfortable personal care accommodations. Shepherd’s Way memory support neighborhood and a recently constructed Healthcare Pavilion give individuals access to the health care and support they need at all hours. The dedicated staff ensures that residents enjoy the best quality of life while maintaining the highest possible level of independence. Telford consists of 245 independent living units, 125 personal care beds in 97 units, and 75 skilled nursing beds.

    Position - Director of Development

    The Director of Development is responsible for the planned giving, fundraising, and capital campaigns for Grace Inspired Ministries and its affiliates. This position reports to the CFO and will provide leadership for strategic fund development initiatives to include: a major and planned giving program, annual giving, corporation and foundation giving, donor stewardship, capital campaigns and recognition programs and public relations related to development including ongoing communications of fund related activities to our constituents. This position has oversight of the fundraising, events, and activities initiated by the Development Team members.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

    • 60% - Fundraising
    • Understand the Grace Inspired Ministries’ strategic plan and priorities, integrating them in to the Development Plan.
    • Develop, monitor and grow major giving, planned giving, and corporate and foundation giving programs coordinating timelines, contacts and goals with the CEO.
    • Oversee maintenance of GIM’s donor database.
    • Oversee annual giving campaigns - the Century Club and the Giving Tree - including coordination of the kick-off events.
    • Orchestrate capital campaigns with timelines and goals. Report regularly to CFO on progress of campaign.
    • Work with Auxiliary to solicit annual donations.
    • Work with CEO to solicit major gifts (Items determined on GIM’s Wish List).
    • Organize and maintain a memorial gift program including communication required for restricted gifts.
    • Develop a planned giving program to seek deferred gifts, bequests, and charitable gift annuities.
    • Procure other gifts such as life insurance, real estate, gifts of stock and collectibles.
    • Research and apply for grants that will assist in fulfilling the mission of the organization. Maintain records of grant submissions and outcomes.
    • 20% - Donor Relations
    • Chair Development Committee meetings.
    • Maintain a positive public image to employees, residents, families, community, churches, business media, government and special interest groups.
    • Arrange for visits to supporting churches.
    • Organize, write and edit the Annual Report which is mailed to all GIM publics.
    • Prepare and implement a Development Plan annually.
    • Generate press releases on donor, volunteer and fundraising event topics.
    • 7% - Supervise Fundraising & Special Events Manager – work with Fundraising & Special Events Manager to:
    • Schedule events in coordination with volunteer and other events including coordination of all resources needed with appropriate department managers and outside agencies.
    • Work with fundraising event committees, i.e. Beerfest, Emerald Evening, Spring Soiree, Giving Tree, Century Club
    • Communicate with department managers on fundraising event responsibilities.
    • Coordinate various volunteers and staffing for events.
    • 5% - Supervise Volunteer Coordination – Oversee volunteer coordinator Efforts To:
    • Continually recruit volunteers for GIM.
    • Communicate with supporting churches, residents and local schools to ensure an adequate supply of volunteers for all departments.
    • Train individuals in volunteer areas.
    • Coordinate schedules based on needs of GIM departments.
    • Coordinate recognition events for volunteers.
    • Update the churches on volunteer needs.
    • 3% - Budgeting and Other Goals
    • Develop and gain approval for an annual income and expenditure budget for the development program. Prepare regular reports on progress, receipts and expenditures related to development and the management of fund development activities. Monitor expenses and analyze budget reports, recommending changes as necessary.
    • Review monetary goals with CEO & CFO; compare to previous years’ goals vs. actual fundraising costs to acquire gifts.
    • Analyze actual fundraising expenses and develop plan to meet goals.
    • 5% - Other
    • Continue involvement with professional groups such as Association of Fundraising Professionals.
    • Attend meetings, seminars, community events and fairs as assigned.
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or CEO.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education

    Bachelor’s Degree with major in Public Relations, Journalism, English, Communications, or related field

    Master’s Degree, preferred

    Experience

    • Three years’ experience in Public Relations or related field
    • Five years’ experience overseeing successful development program within a CCRC, preferred
    • Professional Membership, Licensures, Certifications
    • Association of Fundraising Professionals

    Language Ability:

    Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, residents, families, donors and the general public.

    This individual must be able to speak and write the English language in an understandable manner in order to communicate with residents, employees, family members, volunteers and the public.

    Math Ability:

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent.

    Reasoning Ability:

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing or oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Must be able to multi-task.

    Computer Skills:

    Must have a basic understanding of computer operations and have a good understanding of word processing and spreadsheet software.

    Work Environment:

    The individual is frequently subject to general office conditions and is occasionally subject to outdoor elements.

    Physical Demands:

    This person must be able to sit up for up to four hours at a time and is frequently required to walk. This person is occasionally required to lift objects weighing 25 pounds and is frequently required to lift up to 15 pounds. This individual is frequently reaching for objects and grasping with hands. Individual may be required to bend, kneel or stoop.

    EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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    • September 30, 2019
    • NJ

    NNJCFThe Northern NJ Community Foundation (NNJCF) in Hackensack, NJ is seeking applications and nominations for an Executive Director. Established in 1998, the mission of the NNJCF is to improve community life through work in education, public health, civic engagement, the arts, philanthropy, and the environment with a growing emphasis on climate change. Central to its success is fostering collaboration among local governments, school districts, businesses, non-profits, and citizen groups. Our partners are building stronger communities in Northern New Jersey by answering the question, “What can we achieve together that we cannot alone?” Learn more about NNJCF at www.nnjcf.org.

    Job Summary

    The Executive Director will be the professional leader of the NNJCF, work in partnership with, and report to the President/Founder. The Executive Director will be the primary face of the NNJCF and hold the responsibility for building and shaping the future of the NNJCF by animating its mission and vision to affinity organizations and funders. By participation, facilitation and engagement in discussions of issues relevant to the NNJCF’s focus areas, the Executive Director will assess and respond to opportunities that realize NNJCF’s vision of fostering collaboration to implement positive change.

    The Executive Director must be able to generate, build, and maintain relationships with a wide range of partners, including trustees, nonprofit executives, and funders. The Executive Director will play a critical role in bringing new visibility and financial support to the NNJCF. This position requires excellent communication skills, and knowledge of foundation fundraising and best practices.

    Reports To: President/Founder

    Responsibilities

    Strategic Vision

    • Update and maintain a five-year strategic plan for the NNJCF in conjunction with the Board of Trustees
    • Develop and maintain compliance policies
    • Research and stay informed of issues, trends, and best practices in the NNJCF focus areas

    Board

    • Source potential trustees for service on the Board of Trustees
    • Plan and implement quarterly board meetings
    • Manage communication with trustees
    • Update documentation of policies and procedures

    Fundraising

    • Generate, cultivate and maintain new funding streams and donor advised funds
    • Manage donor services
    • Build strong relationships with funders
    • Participate in and oversee grant writing and administration
    • Grow sources of operating income to ensure financial health

    Marketing and Outreach

    • Serve as the face of the NNJCF and its primary spokesperson with a focus on enhancing NNJCF’s image to constituents, the media and public
    • Communicate NNJCF’s mission, vision and priorities to nonprofit partners and the public at large
    • Cultivate relationships with potential partners to help advance the NNJCF mission in its focus areas
    • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, other community foundations, municipalities, institutions of higher learning and current partners
    • Oversee the NNJCF communications and marketing strategy to increase awareness of NNJCF’s programs and consistency of branding

    Management

    • Manage staff and consultants to assure timely execution of the strategic plan goals and objectives
    • Establish administrative policies and procedures for operations
    • Maintain budgetary processes and fiscal integrity

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management or related discipline from an accredited college or university – master’s degree preferred – Certificate in Non-Profit Management (CNPM) or Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) a plus
    • Seasoned professional with a minimum of five of years' experience in foundation or nonprofit management with a demonstrated ability to manage and grow an organization
    • Strong financial experience and knowledge of foundation fiscal responsibility
    • Well-developed interpersonal skills and oral and written communication, able to listen and present ideas clearly
    • Highly organized and capacity to multi-task
    • Capable of working independently and doing high-profile work as well as daily tasks
    • Transparent and high-integrity leadership with proven ability to inspire staff, trustees, volunteers, donors and other stakeholders
    • Strategic planning expertise, experience with board management and the desire to develop strategic partnerships

    Compensation

    Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

    Relocation expenses will not be reimbursed.

    How to Apply

    Please submit a résumé, cover letter and three references stating your interest in the position to nnjcf@nnjcf.org. No phone calls.

    Northern New Jersey Community Foundation

    (https://www.nnjcf.org/)


    • September 30, 2019
    • NYC, NY

    Image result for simons foundation logoThe Simons Foundation Life Sciences Grants Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support for pre- and post-award activities for his or her assigned portfolio of grants. The Grants Assistant will oversee the process of contacting grantees and their administrators to obtain required reporting for the grants team, and in this position, they must be well versed in Foundation policies and procedures. The Grants Assistant must foster good working relationships, both internally and externally. The Grants Assistant will report to the Senior Grants Manager.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provides administrative and project-level support
    • Responds to inquiries from applicants, grantees and institutional administrators
    • Oversees the grant deliverable reminder, submission and review processes
    • Aids in the creation and maintenance of all program templates
    • Provides first-tier review of budgets, activations, financial statements and progress reports
    • Generates and prepares data for monthly reports, portfolio analyses and other required reports
    • Assists with the maintenance of electronic award records
    • Manages the grantee publication submission and archival processes
    • Aids in defining, creating, organizing and updating program policies and processes
    • Performs any other duties or tasks as assigned or required

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • Education - Bachelor’s degree
    • Experience - 1 - 2 years of full time administrative experience
    • Previous experience in grants or in sponsored projects administration is ideal
    • Related Skills & Other Requirements
    • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Exceptional attention to detail and task follow-through
    • Sound judgment and discretion
    • Ability to prioritize, multitask and meet competing deadlines
    • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Suite, Word, Excel and Power Point
    • Knowledge of proposalCENTRAL or related award management system is a plus
    • Eagerness to grow with the position as the organization’s needs evolve

    REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

    Please submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your interest in the position

    THE SIMONS FOUNDATION'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

    Many of the greatest ideas and discoveries come from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences, and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment. The Simons Foundation provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category under federal, state and local law.

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    • September 30, 2019
    • Wilmington, DE

    Image result for girls inc delawareGirls Incorporated of Delaware is a statewide nonprofit organization whose mission is, "inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold." Girls Inc. of Delaware is an affiliate of Girls Inc. which was founded in New England in 1864. Formerly the Girls Clubs of America, nationally Girls Inc. serves more than 138,000 girls across the United States and in Canada.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    Works with the Program Director and the Executive Director to plan and deliver Girls Inc. of Delaware (GIDE) programs and curricula to Latina girls.

    Assists in the identification of schools and community organizations to partner with to provide Girls Inc. programs to Latina girls. In this role, duties include:

    Developing community partnerships with appropriate organizations.

    Sharing information about the mission of GlDE, programs available for delivery, and outcomes that can be achieved over time.

    Participating in special events in targeted communities to raise awareness of the mission and programs of Girls Inc. and to establish the organization as a trusted resource for Latino parents.

    Provides direct instruction and mentoring services in accordance with the Girls Inc. model to Latina girls enrolled in programs in Delaware.

    Attends meetings of the Latina Initiative Advisory Council/Committee to report on programs, partnership development, and community outreach as well as to ensure that programs fulfill the goals and objectives established by the Council/Committee.

    Records, maintains and reports all program data as required by Girls Inc. of Delaware including:

    Attendance records

    Outcome data

    Evaluation data required by the National office of Girls Inc.

    Assists in developing the annual Latina program budget.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Associates degree in Education or related field is required; Bachelor’s degree preferred

    Bi-Lingual (Spanish/English) required

    Strong communication and public speaking skills

    Demonstrated interest in gender equity programs

    Experience working with school-aged children/adolescents required.

    Must be able to lift and move up to 45 lbs.

    Must have a valid driver’s license.

    WORK SCHEDULE

    Girls Incorporated of Delaware’s branch hours are 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday and limited hours on Fridays. However, the working hours for this position are based upon agency needs and will require evening and weekend work. A flexible schedule can be arranged to meet the agency’s needs as well as to ensure a proper work/life balance.

    TO APPLY:

    Submit a current resume and cover letter with salary/range requirement to:

    Terra L. Harris, Executive Director Girls Inc. of Delaware

    1501 N. Walnut Street Suite 100

    Wilmington, DE 19801

    Fax: 302-575-1045

    Email: office@girlsincde.org

    ADDITIONAL EMPLOYEE COMMITMENTS/REQUIREMENTS:

    The Latina Program Coordinator is required to meet the following employee standards specific to this position:

    Have a valid driver’s license and liability insurance as required by the laws of the state of Delaware. Note: the organization reserves the right to review the employee’s driving records and may request proof of motor vehicle insurance.

    Have access to a motor vehicle to travel to and from program sites and meetings as well as to complete other related job responsibilities.

    Maintain a cell phone that can be used for Girls Inc. business.

    Stay in regular contact with your supervisor.

    Maintain all Girls Inc. issued equipment and materials in good condition.

    Maintain a criminal record free of felonies, motor vehicle citations and/or accidents, etc.

    Submit to a finger-printing background check in the state of Delaware (required for all employees of Girls Inc. of Delaware due to our status as a licensed provider of childcare services)


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    • September 30, 2019
    • Georgetown, DE

    Image result for la esperanza delaware logoFounded in 1996 to stand as a beacon of hope for the increasing number of immigrants in Sussex County, La Esperanza has evolved into the only multiservice nonprofit focused on building family empowerment among Latinos. Our fully bilingual and bicultural staff guides individuals and families to effectively integrate into the fabric of life in Sussex County.

    La Esperanza is currently seeking a Program Manager. Resumes can be sent to jfuqua@laesperanza.org

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    • September 30, 2019
    • Washington, DC

    Grantmakers in HealthGrantmakers In Health (GIH) is the preeminent nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to helping foundations and corporate giving programs improve the health of all people. Rooted in the vision of better health through better philanthropy, and championing a broad, holistic definition of health, GIH’s mission is to foster communication and collaboration among grantmakers, foundations, and other philanthropic entities, and to help strengthen the community's knowledge, skills, and effectiveness.

    For more than 35 years, GIH has supported health funders of all sizes and interests to learn, connect, and grow through education, networking, and leadership. Historically, GIH has defined its Funding Partners as informed, connected philanthropic organizations of any size whose primary activity is health-related grantmaking. GIH currently provides a variety of programs and services including meetings, webinars and publications to a diverse constituency of approximately 240 foundations and corporate giving programs.

    GIH, like other philanthropy support organizations (PSOs), occupies a unique space in the foundation world; moving forward, GIH has the opportunity to become an even stronger leader in the health philanthropy space by informing and supporting high impact efforts, aligning national, regional and local funders, and promoting leadership across the sector, to serve as an innovator in the health policy arena, and to create larger impact in advancing health equity.

    In light of the recent and continuing evolution in the field, including the shifting dynamic of health and emerging models of philanthropy, there is an opportunity for GIH to challenge the current status quo, to strategically reassess the role of GIH in this changing environment, and to evolve its model to serve health funders in new and different ways.

    The next CEO will have the great opportunity to both lead and serve the field of health philanthropy. In partnership with and under the guidance of the board, this individual will provide inspirational and visionary leadership in driving the strategic direction for GIH, as well as create a forward-thinking culture to tackle key issues in the field.

    This is an incredible role for a passionate and equity-minded executive to build on GIH’s rich legacy, collaborate closely with GIH’s Funding Partners to drive new thought leadership in the health grantmaking arena, and help build an even stronger field of impactful philanthropy nationwide.

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The President & CEO (CEO) will provide dynamic, visionary, and entrepreneurial leadership for Grantmakers In Health. In partnership with the board, and in service to the Funding Partners, the CEO will drive the strategic direction and agenda for the organization, as well as lead and advance effectiveness and impact in the health philanthropy field. The CEO is responsible for directing all components of the organization, leading the staff, and ensuring a strong culture of respect, teamwork, innovation, and staff empowerment. The CEO ensures sound finances and operations, quality standards and effective governance by the board.

    With a genuine commitment to diversity and equity, this individual will be charged with forging and strengthening relationships within and outside health philanthropy, as well as, cultivating new ventures for the organization that best support the field. S/he will focus on integrating planning, communications, and development strategies to sustain and build the organization, raising the profile of GIH and increasing the level of impact.

    Under guidance of and in partnership with the board, the CEO will evolve the organization’s approach and culture in order to better serve funders, promote impact, advance health equity, and address a wide set of issues facing the health philanthropy field in an ever-evolving climate. The next leader will embody and apply core values of diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as embrace and align diverse perspectives across multi-stakeholders and multi-issues. S/he will provide thought leadership to engage and align both funders and the field, adeptly navigate the political climate, and leverage opportunities for health advancement within, across, and outside of the health philanthropy landscape to achieve GIH’s mission.

    Specifically, the CEO must:

    Be capable of leading GIH through a strategic planning process during her/his first few years at the helm, in partnership with the board, and developing a vision to ensure GIH’s continued success and evolution in a rapidly changing environment in both health and philanthropy.

    Build the organization and the collective capacity of health funders to contribute to improvements in all people’s health.

    Be astute in conceiving, staffing, and funding innovative projects to educate, respond to, and catalyze action by health funders.

    Skillfully identify emerging health issues and convincingly convey their importance to grantmakers, the policy community, and key stakeholders.

    Be adept in building working relationships among grantmakers, with policy makers, and with leaders in other fields to collectively further the work of health philanthropy.

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

    The CEO must have demonstrated leadership experience in broad health-related settings, and expertise in influencing policy, diverse stakeholders, and institutional change through thought leadership, political sophistication, persuasive communication and collaborative diversity.

    S/he will have a keen understanding of the changing environment within both the health and the philanthropy landscape and how to address a wide set of issues within, outside of, and across the field. S/he will bring a strong foundation of vision, leadership, organizational strategy, and culture management to evaluate the current state of GIH, adapt its approach in response to external and emerging needs, and optimize its role and impact for the future.

    Ideal qualifications will include:

    Broad knowledge of health and health policy; understanding of health philanthropy operations and how foundations seek to improve health in the communities they serve.

    Understanding of social determinants of health, and an ability to see issues through a racial and social justice lens, as well as address inequalities through systemic change.

    Strategic mind to set a clear course for the organization; innovative and entrepreneurial mindset to drive organizational growth and optimization and to challenge the status quo.

    Ability to build partnerships with foundation leaders and additional health philanthropy constituents, and to inspire action by health funders and other key players in the field.

    Ability to publicly convey the work of GIH and the field (both in person and in published articles) on national issues in health, policy, and philanthropy and to use strategic communications strategies to promote a strong external presence for the organization.

    Ability to embrace diverse perspectives, align multi-stakeholders, and drive cohesion and unity around the universal mission to advance health.

    Ability to identify appropriate opportunities to leverage current events to prioritize important health issues via public policy advocacy in support of advancing equity.

    Strong orientation towards service to the field; a charitable passion for health equity demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

    Keen intellect and an active curiosity; a lifetime learner.

    Leadership

    Robust understanding of and respect for the board’s role in setting strategic direction, guiding policy, governance, and managing financial and fiduciary responsibilities.

    In partnership with and under the board’s guidance, ability to provide leadership and vision in assessing emerging needs within a changing external landscape, identifying current organizational gaps, and operationalizing a strategic direction for the future.

    Ability to help shape, effectively communicate, and implement a cohesive mission and strategic vision, as well as the organization’s positioning in the field.

    Demonstrated business acumen, including familiarity with nonprofit budgeting and financial reports, and working with a board to manage fiscal and fiduciary accountability.

    Understanding of nonprofit governance; ability to guide, engage and work in partnership with a board of directors, especially around strategic planning and oversight.

    Ability to create and maintain high standards of performance, still accountability, and foster innovation, continuous learning and quality improvement.

    Thorough grasp of effective organizational development, program design, staffing structure, operational model and culture change.

    Management

    Ability to hire, lead, supervise, and inspire qualified staff, as well as develop, maintain, and enhance an organizational infrastructure and systems to build and support growth.

    Prudent stewardship of the organization’s financial resources.

    Successful experience in fundraising, revenue generation, and securing resources for general operating and programmatic support; Skilled in balancing ongoing commitments and proactively seizing unanticipated opportunities that arise.

    Proven track record of success in strategic planning, product and program development, and project implementation; ability to make and execute difficult decisions that may be necessary for GIH’s ongoing success and growth.

    Strong interpersonal skills and political savviness, with a track record of participating in and fostering collaboration; ability to instill a culture of autonomy and empowerment.

    Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

    EDUCATION

    An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university is required. An advanced degree and/or other pertinent experience is preferred.

    COMPENSATION

    A competitive industry salary and benefits package will be offered.

    In order to complete your application for consideration, please submit any materials supporting your candidacy, including resume and cover letter attachments, to the following email address: GIH@KornFerry.com. Please note that candidates with incomplete applications will not be considered.

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    • September 30, 2019
    • Bethesda, MD

    Image result for The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott FoundationThe J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation is a private family foundation established in 1966. For over 50 years, the Foundation has been dedicated to helping others by supporting extraordinary nonprofit organizations that:

    • Provide civic and human services;
    • Foster educational achievement;
    • Expand opportunities for youth and adults;
    • Develop the next generation of hospitality leaders; and
    • Lead innovation in health and medicine.

    The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation manages a sizeable portfolio and accepts grant proposals from nonprofit organizations on an ongoing basis. The Foundation Coordinator provides operational and grant administrative support for the Foundation in a small, team-oriented office. In addition, this position will participate in a broad range of operational logistics and tasks for the Foundation including support for the bi-annual Board of Trustees Meetings. This position reports to the Operations Manager for the Foundation.

    Note: This position is based out of the corporate office and does not offer the option to be remote.

    Job Specific Duties:

    The Foundation Coordinator will support the team members across different areas of the organization. Under the supervision of the Operations Manager, the Foundation Coordinator will be expected to:

    I. Day to Day Administrative & Operational related responsibilities:

    • Support the Executive Director (ED) by managing ED’s schedule and calendar.
    • Coordinate internal and external meetings including material preparation, conference room booking, greeting guests, logistical support, serving refreshments and arranging catering.
    • Schedule and coordinate ED’s travel arrangements.
    • Assist with managing and processing ED’s business expenses.
    • Support the overall functioning of the office and team by managing mail, office supplies, IT needs, Foundation emails, voicemails and team calendars.
    • Assist with maintenance of Customer Relations Management (CRM) database.
    • Digitize Foundation records in preparation for an office move.
    • Update website content on a routine basis and ensure website vendor is maintaining contractual obligations.
    • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.
    • II. Administrative & Operational related responsibilities for the Board of Trustee Meetings:
    • Support the Operations Manager in preparing for trustee meetings, duties include:
    • Arrange logistics of meetings, including scheduling participation of trustees.
    • Assist with details and coordination of meeting guests.
    • Provide support with preparing board book content.
    • Print, compile and distribute board book and other materials.
    • Prepare the board room before and after meetings.
    • Take notes at meetings and prepare draft of minutes.
    • Coordinate completion of follow-up tasks from the meetings.

    III. Program & Grant related responsibilities:

    • Draft correspondence, letter and email, on behalf of the ED and Program Managers.
    • Respond to grantees and potential grantees regarding online applications and reports.
    • Provide support grant processing, as necessary.
    • Assist with streamlining grants operations and reporting, as needed.
    • Education & Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Minimum 2 years work experience, preferably in a nonprofit environment
    • Previous exposure to the nonprofit and/or philanthropic sectors a plus
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
    • Familiarity with Drupal and Fluxx grants management database preferred
    • Self-starter, able to work independently, and proven success at multi-tasking
    • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and accuracy of information
    • Strong writing/editing and verbal communication skills and the ability to ensure the efficient and timely flow of information and communication
    • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Ability to manage upwards as well as work with team members in a collaborative approach
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • High level of professionalism, and experience interacting with senior level executives
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and documents

    Interested applicants should apply at: http://bit.ly/FoundationCoordinator


    • September 30, 2019
    • Radnor, PA

    Image result for Pembroke Philanthropy AdvisorsPembroke Philanthropy Advisors (PPA) is a foundation management and philanthropic advising firm located in Radnor, Pennsylvania. PPA is hiring a Grants Manager/Administrator to join our team to provide grants management and administrative support to Pembroke and multiple private foundation clients.

    The Grants Manager/Administrator reports to PPA’s President Daphne Rowe, who serves as PPA’s client foundations’ Executive Director. This position is part-time (28 hours per week) and may grow into a full-time position with client growth.

    Key Responsibilities/Specific Duties

    Grants Management

    • The Grants Manager/Administrator plays the primary role in grants management: implementing the grant application intake, review, and approval and declination processes.
    • Maintain PPA’s on-line grants management system (Foundant™)
    • Set up new accounts in the grants management system
    • Maintain foundation grant records, grantee payments and report requirements in Foundant™
    • Provide assistance to grantees and applicants and process grant applications by reviewing online submissions for completeness.
    • Affirm that grant activity and grant awards are accurate.
    • Produce and distribute award and declination letters and grant checks
    • Generate Word documents and Excel spreadsheets from Foundant™
    • Ensure that grant reports are received and follow up with grantees when grant reports are delinquent
    • Prepare summary lists as required and requested by the Executive Director and client foundations’ Boards of Directors
    • Maintain required records for grantees, including paper and electronic files
    • Maintain Grantee Tracking spreadsheet for forecasting for multi-year grants
    • Update application and report forms when necessary
    • Set up and conduct grantee and grant applicant site visits, both alone and with the ED
    • Proofread grant recommendations

    Administration

    • Maintain client foundations’ websites and portals, and in concert with the PPA’s computer technical services provider, facilitate upgrades, additions, and changes
    • Process, track, pay bills and reconcile bank account statements using QuickBooks
    • Work with client foundation Boards and Executive Director to schedule Board meetings and prepare and distribute necessary supporting materials, including board books, meeting logistics and internal deadlines
    • Attend board meetings, record meeting minutes and maintain official records and governing documents
    • Forecast cash needs for client foundations in consultation with the Executive Director
    • Provide reports on foundations’ expenses for the Executive Director
    • Provide the necessary information and documents to the foundations’ accounting firms for preparation of tax returns
    • Make any necessary quarterly federal tax payments by using the Federal tax online payment system (EFTPS)
    • Provide general office support such as filing, copying, scanning, mailing, and answering telephone
    • Archive documents when appropriate
    • Undertake other general administrative duties as assigned

    Requirements

    • Qualifications, Skills and Competencies
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Experience in philanthropy and/or the nonprofit sector preferred.
    • Attention to detail
    • Self-motivated, flexible and dependable, with the ability to work independently with as well as with a team
    • Excellent communication, problem-solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills
    • Sense of humor
    • Skilled with Microsoft Office and database programs.
    • Knowledge of Foundant™ grantmaking software (preferred) or other grants management software
    • Basic bookkeeping skills using QuickBooks
    • Ability to communicate technical, budgetary and program details to grantees and applicants

    Terms

    • 28 hours a week -flexible schedule
    • Salary range: $44,000-$46,500
    • Two weeks’ paid vacation first two years, increasing to three weeks thereafter
    • 11 paid holidays

    To apply: Prospective candidates should submit electronically materials consisting of a letter of interest, a resume, and the contact information for two individuals who have firsthand knowledge of the applicant’s professional abilities. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. Submit materials to Daphne Rowe at drowe@pembrokephilanthropy.net.

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    • September 30, 2019
    • Wilmington, DE

    Read Aloud DelawareDo you love to read? Do you think that all children need to be ready to learn to read when they reach kindergarten? If you are passionate about reading and interested in promoting literacy, please consider joining out team. Read Aloud Delaware is a statewide nonprofit agency promoting early literacy. Our mission is to ensure that each preschool child in Delaware is regularly read to one-on-one. Our signature program is the Volunteer Reading Program. Carefully screened volunteers are assigned to a single classroom in one of 100 childcare centers. Volunteer readers read to one child at a time for 5-15 minutes per child.

    The Executive Director leads a staff 3 full-time and 3 part-time employees working out of 3 offices---Wilmington, Dover and Georgetown. The Director leads fund-raising, marketing and programming efforts. There are outside resources to assist with grant-writing, accounting, and human resources.

    Benefits

    • Fully paid health insurance and prescription coverage for employee only; paid Long-term disability insurance
    • $2000 allowance available for other benefits such as life insurance, dental insurance, vision coverage, and 403b plan participation (no company match)
    • 14 paid holidays including all the days between Dec. 25 and Jan. 1
    • 2 weeks paid vacation, 1 sick day per month accrues indefinitely

    How to Apply

    tblack43@verizon.net

    https://www.ReadAloudDelaware.org

    Please submit resume and cover letter to tblack43@verizon.net. If asked to an interview, you will be asked to prepare a writing sample.

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    • September 30, 2019
    • Wilmington, DE

    INSPIRITECInspiriTec is an award-winning social entrepreneurship that provides Contact Center & Help Desk solutions, delivering superior customer service by combining customized technology with affirmative employment of professionals with disabilities, veterans, and disadvantaged individuals. Since 2000, we have hired thousands of individuals to perform on contracts serving the U.S. Department of Defense, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and commercial customers from offices located in Philadelphia and Wyomissing, PA, Newark, NJ and Ft Knox, KY. Over 75% of our line staff are people with disabilities, including over 150 veterans with disabilities. We offer the right candidate the unique opportunity to leverage his/her business and marketing skills to make a positive impact in our community.

    Overview

    Our unique mission requires individuals that are hard-working, detail oriented and creative problem solvers. The ideal candidate possesses a blend of creative and analytical skills, supported by strong time-management, organization, and the ability to work well under pressure. This job requires skills in writing and editing, digital engagement, basic graphic design and video production, event coordination. Our Marketing Associate must be a team player with a positive attitude, and have the ability to serve the best interests of our clients. We prefer individuals with a personal affinity and/or experience with the disability and/or veteran communities.

    The position is based in our Philadelphia (Center City) location, but offers the flexibility to work remotely the majority of time.

    Responsibilities & Duties

    Business Development/Capture Team - 60%

    · Write and edit proposal responses and coordinate the proposal process with capture team participants.

    · Tracking and report status on all new business opportunities.

    · Prepare and review RFP requirements summaries and compliance matrices.

    · Coordinate qualification and selection of teaming partners for specific opportunities.

    · Coordinate efforts for data calls to teaming partners related to reps and certs, pricing, capabilities statements, past performance, technical inputs.

    · Coordinate team reviews in accordance with formal proposal methods (i.e. the Shipley proposal method)

    · Support Bid / No Bid Process by working with and coordinating business development managers and other managers

    · Participate in strategy discussions/decisions on specific opportunities and assigned portfolio.

    · Monitor and report pipeline activity include any opportunity tracking tools.

    · Maintain updated central repository of InspiriTec’s proposal materials.

    Marketing – 40%

    · Support the creation and editing of all marketing communication tools to include: award nominations, marketing collateral, website content, video production, PowerPoint presentations, email marketing and other.

    · Manage social media marketing campaigns and day-to-day activities including: Develop relevant content topics to reach the company's target customers. Create, curate, and manage all published content (images, video and written).

    · Marketing function administrative responsibilities.

    · Create marketing materials for conferences and advocacy events.

    · Support departments across the company with ad-hoc marketing projects; other duties as assigned.

    · Evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of current tactics and make recommendations for improvement.

    · Support marketing intelligence by collecting competitive information.

    · Event Management -- oversee development, organization and supervision of special events.

    Qualifications:

    · Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or related field.

    · 4+ years of marketing and/or sales operations (i.e. proposal writing) experience, ideally in a professional services company. Experience nonprofit setting is a plus.

    · Excellent communicator—both verbal and written—with the ability to write and edit copy for accuracy and readability

    · Strong project management skills, maintain a high standard of accuracy, and unyielding attention to detail

    · Ability to work well with multiple staff, clients, and vendors to meet deadlines, handle a diverse workload, and produce high-quality materials

    · Basic understanding of graphic design principles, with the skills to create and edit images, as well as video capture and basic editing

    · Flexible, with the ability to adapt to changing business needs and accept feedback

    · Strong social media skills – able to successfully manage social media platforms/applications, strategy and best practices.

    · Proficient with using Microsoft Office applications; including Outlook, Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email marketing tools (Constant Contact), Photoshop.

    · Ability to travel for training and other special events.

    · Preference for individuals with a personal affinity and/or experience with the disability and/or veteran communities.

    · Writing sample required.

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    • September 30, 2019
    • Crownsville, MD

    logoThe Maryland Historical Trust is the state agency dedicated to preserving and interpreting the legacy of Maryland’s past. Through research, conservation and education, the Maryland Historical Trust assists the people of Maryland in understanding their historical and cultural heritage. Part of the Maryland Department of Planning, the Maryland Historical Trust serves as Maryland’s State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) pursuant to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. In addition to its administrative office in Crownsville, the Maryland Historical Trust includes the Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum in St. Leonard, Maryland, which houses the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory.

    This is a full-time contractual position with the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT), the State’s historic preservation office, located within the Maryland Department of Planning (MDP). This position directly supports the Agency’s mission by assisting with managing financial assistance programs that result in the protection and enhancement of Maryland‘s historical and cultural resources and the 2020 Maryland Census Grant Program.

    MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

    This position primarily performs duties associated with the administration of the State-funded Maryland Heritage Areas Authority Grant Program, as well as the 2020 Census Grant Program. This position may also assist the MHT Grants Manager and the other Assistant Grants Manager with other State-funded grants programs, as well as the management and maintenance of the grants database , as needed.

    POSITION DUTIES

    Preparation of grant agreements, correspondence and other related legal documents for various grant programs administered by MHT.

    Serving as liaison between the MHT’s Grant Project Monitors and the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) with regard to preparation and tracking of legal grant documents and securing information and supporting materials required by the OAG.

    Providing technical assistance to Grantees on matters pertaining to their grant awards.

    Transmitting grant agreements to Grantees for execution and reviewing documents for accuracy upon return from Grantees.

    Reviewing and preparing grant payment requests for approval and entering payment information into MHT’s Grants Databases.

    Utilizing the grant lifecycle management software system to track grants from award to close-out.

    Researching and preparing various statistical reports for the Grant Programs, as required.

    Coordinating Fiscal Year-End accounting for all active grant projects with the Project Monitors and Grantees. Assisting MHT’s Grants Manager and the other Assistant Grants Manager with preparation of various grant approval documents for submission to the OAG and the Secretary of Planning, as needed.

    This contractual position will serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority

    Requirements

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

    Experience: Three years of experience in grant evaluation and monitoring or budget preparation, presentation and execution.

    Notes:

    1. Applicants may substitute graduate education in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, political science or public administration at a rate of 30 semester hours for each year of the required experience.

    2. Applicants may substitute additional experience as defined above on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

    3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in the Budget Officer classifications or Financial Management specialty codes in the Budgeting field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

    DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Experience in development or grants administration with a non-profit organization or public sector agency

    Experience using grants lifecycle management or other database systems

    Accounting and fiscal management Experience

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    • September 30, 2019
    • Wilmington, DE

    Image result for Friendship House, Inc.Based in New Castle County, Delaware, Friendship House is a non-profit, faith based corporation serving individuals and families that are or are at risk of becoming homeless. Welcoming to all, Friendship House strives to serve as a sanctuary and stepping stone to those in need through the traditional spiritual ministries of hospitality, education, empowerment, and community.

    The volunteer coordinator is responsible for recruitment, training and recognition of volunteers at the various Friendship House programs. They should have a strong understanding of each of the programs and how staff interacts with our clients. This provides a strong base of knowledge for how volunteers will interact with staff, clients and other volunteers, while gifting their time with us.

    Each volunteer should be treated with respect, courtesy and as a valued part of the organization. Our volunteers enable us to offer many extra services to our clients. The volunteer coordinator should be able to find the appropriate volunteer opportunity for each volunteer using their knowledge of the different programs.

    The Volunteer Coordinator will be evaluated on his or her ability to succeed on the following tasks:

    · Check responses submitted through online volunteer applications and respond to each in a timely manner

    · Respond to phone calls and messages regarding potential volunteers in a timely manner

    · Be onsite during volunteer group events

    · Solicit feedback on experience from volunteers who have recently started a regular schedule or volunteered for the first time

    · Coordinate volunteer opportunities by working with volunteers and site supervisors

    · Manage volunteer data through a volunteer database

    · Grow the Friendship House volunteer base as needed

    · Perform tours of local sites to new or respective/ prospective volunteers and supporters/ donors

    · Ensure volunteers are added to the Friendship House mailing lists

    · Take pictures and provide stories for newsletters regarding individual volunteers and volunteer groups

    · Provide opportunities to thank volunteers for their service

    · Keep the Friendship House Volunteer Opportunity list/information up to date and current on the website

    Additional responsibilities as requested by the Executive Director

    Candidate should have previous volunteer experience and coordinating of people is a plus. Candidate should be able to demonstrate basic computer skills, ability to use Microsoft Office products, and data entry.

    How To Apply

    info@friendshiphousede.org

    https://www.friendshiphousede.org

    Please submit a cover letter and resume, to include why you think you are a good fit for this job and the organization.

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    • October 01, 2019
    • Landover, MD

    The Epilepsy Foundation, also Epilepsy Foundation of America, is a non-profit national foundation, headquartered in Landover, Maryland, dedicated to the welfare of people with epilepsy and seizure disorders. The foundation was established in 1968 and now has a network of 59 affiliates.

    The Development Coordinator provides administrative, customer service and data entry support to the Development Department.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Manages the major gift files and ensures accurate documentation.

    Provides assistance as needed for special events.

    Manages the Foundation’s donor acknowledgment program.

    Maintains relationships with vendors: monitors workflow audits data, negotiates pricing and work objectives, verifies invoices to contracts.

    Prepares and tracks purchase orders and invoices.

    Provides affiliate reports and membership materials through monthly mailing and on request of individual affiliates.

    Monitors analytical data from internal departments and provides periodic reports.

    Schedules and provides support for internal and external meetings.

    Various other duties and special projects as assigned by the Chief Development Officer.

    REQUIREMENTS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Bachelor’s degree preferred

    2 to 4 years’ experience as an administrative assistant preferably for a non-profit

    Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Licenses, Certifications, Etc:

    Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification. Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

    Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies written style to meet needs.

    Utilizes technology effectively to reach the target audience through multiple venues to include social media outlets.

    Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness with a penchant for detail.

    Adapts to and embraces change in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit situation; Able to manage frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

    Exhibits independent, effective problem-solving techniques and abilities.

    Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities.

    Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources.

    Job Type: Full-time


    • October 01, 2019
    • Wilmington, DE

    As the leader of the nonprofit sector, the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement's mission is to strengthen, enhance, and advance nonprofits and the sector in Delaware through advocacy, training, capacity building, and research.

    Reporting to the CEO, the full-time Director Marketing Communications will serve as the brand ambassador, ensuring that a variety of stakeholders across Delaware understand the value of DANA and the nonprofit sector to advancing community impact in Delaware. The position will establish and implement our marketing communications and media strategy, manage social media platforms and website, and be instrumental in sharing our member stories to advance the nonprofit sector in Delaware.

    Employment Status: Full-time, Exempt (Administrative)

    Primary Responsibilities: • Plan and manage the content, design, and production of all marketing and communications materials. Work with DANA design firms and production vendors and ensure they adhere to brand guidelines, the flow of information, and the delivery process. • Develop and implement effective communication strategies that strengthen stakeholder relationships, brand awareness, and member satisfaction. • Ensure that timely, relevant, and engaging information is posted to DANA site and DANA social media assets. Coordinate ongoing website updates to remain current and reflective of strategic objectives. • Support the creation of informative and engaging press releases, press kits, newsletters, social media assets, and related marketing materials • Create communication and marketing strategies for new DANA services events, and promotions, and work collaboratively with DANA team members to develop communication plans to promote their services and program areas • Identify opportunities for speaking engagements for DANA leadership at strategic conferences and events. Assist in creation of presenter content and to ensure alignment with brand messaging. • Create conference signage/displays, digital and print content, pre and post conference attendee communications. Represent DANA at nonprofit events as appropriate. • Monitor communication analytics and prepare detailed activity reports. • Respond to communication-related issues in a timely manner. • Other duties as assigned.

    Skill and Experience Requirements:

    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or public relations
    • Minimum five years in communications with hands-on experience creating content for social media, print, website, public relations and advertising
    • Proven experience developing targeted persuasive campaigns which increased engagement and participation
    • Led recruitment and retention efforts at an association or member-based organization
    • High proficiency in successfully deploying compelling message through digital and social media platforms, traditional advertising media
    • Excellent writing skills, with a portfolio featuring stories which profile community or individual impact
    • Strong project management skills; with an ability to manage multiple initiatives at different stages of development
    • Must be able to travel throughout Delaware

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Consistently spending time sitting, typing, talking, walking and using repetitive motion.
    • Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling the use of automated office machinery, such as a computer.
    • Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone.
    • Visual capacity enabling frequent use of computer equipment.
    • Ability to exert up to 40 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move material, exhibit items and marketing support objects.

    Education Level : Bachelors Degree

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    • October 04, 2019
    • Bala Cynwyd, PA

    Image result for Alex's Lemonade Stand FoundationAlex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) emerged from the front yard lemonade stand of 4-year-old Alexandra “Alex” Scott, who was fighting cancer and wanted to raise money to find cures for all children with cancer. Her spirit and determination inspired others to support her cause, and when she passed away at the age of 8, she had raised $1 million. Since then, the Foundation bearing her name has evolved into a national fundraising movement. Today, ALSF is one of the leading funders of pediatric cancer research in the U.S. and Canada raising more than $175 million so far, funding nearly 1,000 research projects and providing programs to families affected by childhood cancer. For more information, visit AlexsLemonade.org.

    The Grant Coordinator is integral in disseminating funds raised through the hard work and dedication of ALSF team members, and is the steward of ALSF’s grant process, coordinating all details for new and existing grant cycles to ensure the best and most promising childhood cancer research is funded. This role is part of the Programs and Services Team.

    The Grant Coordinator is responsible for the administration of assigned grant categories within the medical and psychosocial research grants, ensuring the website is up to date, grant guidelines are clear, grant opportunities are promoted and active grants remain in good standing. Additionally, this role is responsible for organizing grant reviews with the scientific or psychosocial review board, collecting progress and final reports, corresponding with applicants/grant managers and preparing payments. The Grant Coordinator will be managing programs using Salesforce and identifying ways to streamline and improve the use of the system.

    Click here for more information

    • October 04, 2019
    • Dover, DE

    The Biggs Museum of American Art is a dynamic regional art museum in Dover, Delaware, founded in 1993 by collector Sewell C. Biggs. Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, the Biggs Museum is nationally recognized for its exceptional collections of American decorative arts of Delaware and the Delaware River valley, and for its collections of American art from 1700 to the present. In its first 25 years, the Biggs has tripled its operating budget, and doubled its exhibition space and programs. It welcomes 30,000 visitors per year and has 500 members. The Marketing and Public Relations Director will play an important role in developing and reaching the institutions strategic goals for the next 25 years.

    This newly re-defined position will be primarily responsible for developing, defining and promoting the Biggs Museum’s brand, and marketing its variety of exhibition and educational programs. This position works in collaboration with the Museum’s Executive Director, Director of Development, Curator, Curator of Education and Board of Trustees.

    An eye for detail and good design is critical for this position. It is also important that candidates for this position be able to manage time well in a very deadline driven position. The person in this position must also be able to successfully manage and work collaboratively with outside vendors for printing, the website and more. The general work schedule is 9 a.m.-5 p.m. or 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday-Friday. Extra hours may be required in order to meet position requirements related to special event coverage.

    Overall objectives:

    • Developing and defining the Biggs Museum brand
    • Drafting and sending press releases; Managing relationships with media partners
    • Managing all print materials in collaboration with contract graphic designer
    • Designing and sending regular blast emails through Constant Contact
    • Managing content on the website Managing an impending website re-design project
    • Managing regular banner updates on the façade of the building
    • Gather content for, and work with graphic designer on, the production of tri-annual newsletters
    • Managing media outreach and media sponsorship – with particular attention paid to expanding media coverage regionally
    • Developing and managing the museum’s print and marketing budgets
    • Booking and designing all ads and media campaigns
    • Fully engaging in planning and implementing the Annual Biggs Museum Gala (shared responsibility of staff)
    • Working with graphic designer to produce Biggs Museum Gala print materials
    • Community outreach – Staying in the loop with Tourism bureaus, Downtown Dover Committees, etc.
    • Ordering general Biggs Museum collateral materials as needed
    • Designing components of membership program/annual membership drive/signage etc.
    • Tracking of results of media campaigns
    • Managing internal marketing committee and spearheading regular market research projects
    • Working with the staff to generate new and creative social media posts (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter)
    • Tracking and filing media stories (with help from interns)
    • Overseeing the management of direct mail marketing pieces – both through a mail house and in collaboration with the front desk staff
    • Develop and design special museum signage as needed
    • Assist in the set up and breakdown for special events
    • Staff special events and programs as needed (occasional nights and weekends)
    • All other jobs as assigned
    Recommended Skills:
    • Microsoft office suite (especially Excel)
    • Constant Contact
    • Ability to use Donor Software (Donor Perfect) and Point of Sale (Agile Ticketing) to pull reports
    • Adobe InDesign and Photoshop skills highly recommended
    • Graphic Design experience is a plus
    • Media Relations
    • Event Planning
    • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. (boxes, tables and chairs)

    Compensation:

    The Biggs provides a generous benefit package with health, eye and dental coverage as well as life insurance and disability insurance. This package includes a 35-hour work week, institutionally matched retirement contributions and paid personal time off. Salary in the low $50s and commensurate with experience.

    Please email your resume and cover letter addressed to Executive Director, Charles Guerin at nosorio@biggsmuseum.org with the title of the position in the subject line.

    Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

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    • October 04, 2019
    • Milford, DE

    The Food Bank of Delaware is currently accepting resumes for the position of Financial Coach at its Milford location. The role of the Financial Coach is to provide one-on-one personal financial coaching services through the $tand By Me program to constituencies identified by Stand By Me and/or the Food Bank. The financial coaching will assist and empower customers to assess their needs and achieve specific financial goals, such as home ownership, debt consolidation, etc. Services will be offered on-site at partnering organizations. This may include businesses, educational institutions, state agencies, non-profit organizations, etc. The Financial Coach will have proficiency in the following: developing meaningful personal relationships; conducting training and public speaking; developing and implementing a marketing and outreach plan; and entering data into Stand By Me’s data management system. In order to be considered an applicant should be courteous and able to communicate well with staff, volunteers and the public and serve as a good representative of the Food Bank in the community.

    Additionally they should have the following:

    Bachelor’s degree or 5 years’ experience in related field

    Certificate in Personal Financial Coaching (will be obtained on the job)

    Bi-lingual preferred

    Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation

    Encouraging, motivating and non-judgmental personality

    Solid working knowledge of the financial industry (including credit, lending, savings, budgeting, etc.)

    Demonstrated experience in quality customer service

    Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential

    Flexibility with schedule and during times of program change/adjustments

    Strong written and oral communication skills

    Computer literate with emphasis on database management, Excel, Publisher, etc

    Willingness and ability to learn, understand, and apply new techniques

    Ability to exercise discretion when handling confidential information

    Clear drug screening

    Clear background screening

    The Food Bank of Delaware is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination in all of its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status or family status.

    Interested applicants should email their resume with a cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@fbd.org.

    Click here for more information. 

    • October 04, 2019
    • Philadelphia, PA

    Image result for Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY)Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) Grants Officer is a leadership position responsible for connecting the philanthropic community to the high impact work of PCCY. We are recruiting a persuasive, clear writer who can engage and inspire foundation staff to invest their resources in PCCY’s myriad of initiatives for children. To do this the Grants Officer must have a passion for our work that comes through in our letters of intent, proposals and reports to foundations and corporate funders. PCCY’s grants portfolio currently includes more than 40 foundation and corporate funders that collectively account for approximately 60% of revenues. We are always looking to connect new philanthropies to our work and expand the impact and reach of our initiatives. A highly motivated, engaged writer with development experience can make that happen. The Grants Officer will also engage with the policy leadership on staff to design and improve programs, the communications staff to development new tools to show our impact and tell our story and, most fun of all, be an advocate for kids.

    For more information and to apply, click here.

    • October 11, 2019
    • Philadelphia, PA

    Image result for william penn foundationThe William Penn Foundation is a leading American philanthropy located in Philadelphia. With over $2 billion in assets and a $100+ million annual grant budget, the Foundation is a vital part of the civic life in one of the country’s most important and historically significant regions.  The Foundation has charted a vision consistent with its enduring focus on education, the environment and the cultural vitality of Greater Philadelphia.

    The Foundation’s three core priorities are to:

    • Increase the number of children from low-income families in Philadelphia receiving a high-quality education.
    • Ensure clean water by protecting the Delaware River watershed.
    • Foster a vital and diverse cultural region by investing in the health and sustainability of arts and cultural organizations and in great public spaces.

    Our team is inspired by the projects and organizations we support through our grants.  We seek candidates who are equally passionate about Philadelphia, share our sense of urgency, and believe improvement happens through collaboration, critical thinking, and hard work.

    Job Summary

    As a member of the Great Learning team, the Program Officer’s primary responsibility will be to lead grantmaking focused on instructional improvement to increase the number of children in Philadelphia reading on grade level by the end of third grade.  This will include managing an active grant portfolio of $10-15 million supporting training and professional development; identifying and developing new opportunities to strengthen early literacy instruction across the city; monitoring implementation and evaluating impacts of Foundation-supported efforts; and identifying emerging trends and planning for future grantmaking.

    In addition to the focus on support for early literacy instruction, the Program Officer will have responsibility for the Foundation’s work that is focused on increasing the high school graduation rate in Philadelphia. Because this is a secondary area of focus for the Foundation, the Program Officer will be responsible for identifying opportunities to collaborate with other funders to advance this goal, allowing the Foundation to contribute to citywide momentum toward this important outcome.

    The Program Officer may also play a supporting role in other grantmaking related to early learning for children in Philadelphia.

    The Program Officer will have substantial responsibilities to contribute to the overall success of the team and program area.  The Program Officer will be expected to serve as a resource for colleagues across the Foundation on early literacy development, high quality instruction, and the structures and systems that lead to widespread instructional improvement and student achievement. The Program Officer will work with colleagues to identify and understand trends, issues, challenges, risks, and opportunities for the Foundation, and will lead other internal and external planning, evaluation, and/or communications projects. 

    Reports To

    Program Director, Great Learning

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities

    • Develop specific grants and initiatives to ensure that students are receiving effective early literacy instruction.
    • Identify evidence and dissemination needs that support instructional improvement.
    • Build relationships with leaders and funders of instructional improvement around the region and the nation.
    • Provide expertise to team staff on effective strategies to support adult learning and professional development.
    • Identify opportunities, within Foundation priorities, to support continued momentum on increasing high school graduation rates.
    • Facilitate project planning, coordination, reporting, monitoring, and communication among grantees to ensure successful completion of the work.
    • Synthesize and summarize complex information for review by Foundation leadership.
    • Maintain and build content expertise by staying abreast of current research and data at the national and local levels, and by participating in related convenings and conferences.
    • Participate in education program team meetings, planning, and goal setting.
    • Create annual and multi-year plans to support progress toward the Foundation’s objectives; identify and track gaps and needed adjustments.
    • Prepare written materials for internal and external audiences that summarize active and potential grants and effectively communicate the Foundation’s objectives.
    • Communicate regularly with grantees, project partners, and potential funders of aligned efforts.
    • Represent the Foundation in diverse communities, including speaking engagements, and participate in key internal and external meetings.

    Responsibilities may also include:

    • Planning and implementation of internal projects that strengthen operations across the Foundation. This may include program planning and grant portfolio reviews, development of organizational infrastructure, or data collection and analysis.
    • Strategic communication with internal and external stakeholders, including preparing materials and learning opportunities for the Foundation’s Board of Directors, the broader Philadelphia community, and philanthropic colleagues.
    • Other responsibilities as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Expected Competencies

    • Strategic Thinking: Ability to see risks and opportunities and design innovative approaches backed by strong analysis, planning, and problem solving. 
    • Outcomes-Focus: Results-driven approach, supported by a focus on quality and strong project management skills, deadline management, sense of responsibility and accountability and the ability to effectively multi-task. Comfort with clear outcome expectations and accountability.  Strong work ethic.
    • Attention to detail and timelinesExcellent organizational skills with attention to detail, ability to manage time effectively with multiple projects on different time frames, and excellent ability to collaborate with colleagues to complete tasks.
    • Partnership and Relationship Building: Strong professional representation, interpersonal relationship abilities, intercultural knowledge and appreciation, strategic partnership building. Operates with poise, humility, diplomacy, and tact.
    • Communications and Management: Strong interpersonal and communication abilities; exceptional writing, oral, and listening skills; skills in team building, coaching, mentoring, delegating, inspiring and motivating internally and externally.
    • Openness and Curiosity:  An awareness that excellent ideas come from many sources.

     

    Requirements

    • A minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience
    • Experience with and knowledge of effective instructional improvement strategies in elementary grades, including knowledge of relevant research and contextual issues
    • Expertise in early language and literacy development and instruction
    • Direct experience supporting teachers, schools, and systems with improvement efforts
    • Familiarity with facilitators of, and obstacles to, high school graduation
    • Demonstrated commitment to improving public education
    • Experience setting priorities in dynamic environments
    • Experience developing, managing, and implementing multi-party projects with defined objectives, deliverables, monitoring, and evaluation of results
    • Experience developing strategy
    • Experience with evaluative research methods preferred
    • Proficiency with MS Office including PowerPoint and other presentation skills

    Education

    Advanced degree in education or related field preferred.  Bachelor’s degree required.

    Requirements/Other

    Physical Demands/Work Environment

    The William Penn Foundation values diversity, inclusion, and equity as matters of fairness and effectiveness. We are committed to hiring and retaining a staff that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve, fostering an inclusive working environment where staff of all backgrounds feel welcomed and engaged in the Foundation’s mission, and to promoting racial equity in our work.

    The physical demands and work environment characteristics described 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.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to bend, sit, talk, lift, or hear. The employee is regularly required to use hands and arms to operate general office equipment (personal computer, telephone, file cabinet, copier, printer). The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to ten pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

    How to Apply

    The William Penn Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from individuals underrepresented in the philanthropic sector, including people of color, and persons with non-traditional work and educational experience. All who believe they meet the stated qualifications are invited to apply. Applications may be submitted to wpfjobs@williampennfoundation.org

    William Penn Foundation

    (http://www.williampennfoundation.org)


    • October 14, 2019
    • Remote

    Image result for assistments logoASSISTments is one of the nation’s most effective online learning tools. The platform is offered as a free service, assisting math students with homework and classwork through immediate feedback, and helping teachers assess where to focus instructional time.

    We are seeking an Operations Manager to work with the CEO and others on staff, to ensure smooth day to day operations of the non-profit side of our organization. While the ASSISTments team has been working for many years within the Worcester Polytechnic Institute community; we recently created a non-profit organization to expand our work and we now need dedicated operational support.

    Specifically, we are looking for someone who can:

    Serve as bookkeeper, assisting in accounting and expense recording

    Coordinate budget and expenses

    Support the development and implementation of company policies

    Manage and maintain a variety of databases

    Perform a variety of administrative tasks on a daily basis

    Requirements

    We seek someone with 2+ years experience who is highly organized, has a great attention to detail, as well as familiarity and experience with bookkeeping and accounting tasks. The Operations Manager that we are looking for is a self-starter who thrives in a start-up environment, who is tech savvy, dedicated to education technology, and who is comfortable working remotely.

    This is a REMOTE position and we are open to the idea of a part time (at least .5) or full time staff member.

    Take some time to learn more about ASSISTments at assistments.org and then send your resume and cover letter detailing your interest in ASSISTments and the role to Jobs@assistments.org.

    Job Information
    • Location: Flexible, Other / Non-US, United States

    • Posted: September 6, 2019

    • Position Title: Operations Manager (Remote)

    • Company Name: ASSISTments

    • Industry: Education / Teaching / Administration

    • Job Function: Program Assistant

    • Entry Level: No

    • Job Type: Full-Time

    • Job Duration: Indefinite

    • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate

    • Min Experience: 2-3 Years

    Click here for more information and to apply. 


    • October 15, 2019
    • Wilmington, DE

    Pacem in TerrisDelaware Pacem in Terris is a small non-profit organization with headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware. During its 52-year history, this interfaith organization has facilitated participation of individuals and organizations in the quest for peace and justice, locally and globally. Pacem in Terris seeks an Executive Director (to begin December 1, 2019) who will be a visionary leader with an engaging personal style – the “face of peace” in the community.

    The ideal candidate has strong written, oral, and social networking communication skills, and demonstrates strength in leadership, strategic planning, fund-raising, and financial stewardship.

    In addition, the ideal candidate also has experience and a history of active participation in peace and justice initiatives. Familiarity with Delaware peace and justice issues are a plus.

    Pacem in Terris is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. For the job description see please visit Pacem’s website: http://depaceminterris.org/jobs/

    Delaware Pacem in Terris Mission Statement: Pacem in Terris (Peace on Earth) is a grassroots, non-partisan, interfaith, member-supported non-profit organization that brings together people of all ages, races, ethnic backgrounds and occupations for the purpose of making positive peaceful change on the local, national and global level. It helps people understand that peace is not just the absence of war, violence and conflict, but a vibrant, thriving, safe, secure and sustainable neighborhood and world—and that peace is a necessity for survival.

    Location - 401 N West ST., Wilmington, DE 19802

    Benefits 

    Delaware Pacem in Terris offers a range of benefits, including health insurance, retirement fund contributions, travel reimbursement, and paid vacation and holidays.

    How To Apply

    pacemindelaware@gmail.com

    http://depaceminterris.org/

    When applying for this position, remember to include a cover letter with salary requirements and your resume/cv. Please include three professional references.

    Click here for more information

    • October 25, 2019
    • Washington, DC

    Image result for The Pew Charitable Trusts logoThe Pew Charitable Trusts uses data to make a difference. For more than 70 years, we have focused on serving the public, invigorating civic life, conducting nonpartisan research, advancing effective public policies and practices, and achieving tangible results. Through rigorous inquiry and knowledge sharing, we inform and engage public-spirited citizens and organizations, linking diverse interests to pursue common cause. We are a dedicated team of researchers, communicators, advocates, subject matter experts, and professionals working on today's big challenges – and we know we are more effective and creative collectively than we are individually. With Philadelphia as our home town and the majority of our staff located in Washington, DC, our U.S. and international staff find working at Pew personally and professionally rewarding.

    Wise stewardship of resources allows Pew employees to pursue work that strategically furthers our philanthropic mission in significant and measurable ways. We collaborate with a diverse range of philanthropic partners, public and private organizations, and concerned citizens who share our interest in fact-based solutions and goal-driven investments to improve society. Pew attracts top talent, people of integrity who are service-oriented and willing to take on challenging assignments. We provide competitive pay and benefits, a healthy work-life balance, and a respectful and inclusive workplace. Pew employees are proud of their colleagues, proud of where they work, and proud of the institution's reputation.

    Philanthropic Partnerships (PPG)
    Philanthropic Partnerships is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding individual and foundation prospects and donors.

    Position Overview
    We are seeking a donor-focused professional with fundraising experience and excellent written and verbal communications skills. The senior associate is responsible for building and managing a portfolio of 30-50 individual prospects with capacity for five and six figure gifts to help build a sustainable stream of funding for the organization.

    The senior associate will assist the Individual Giving team with prospect identification and qualification activities to help build a pipeline of potential gifts, and to manage the proposal, gift acknowledgement, and reporting processes. Other responsibilities include working with PPG's research team to uncover information about current and prospective donors; and coordinating stewardship activities with donor relations.

    The position is located in Pew's Washington, DC office and reports in through the Fundraising team leadership.

    Responsibilities

    • Proactively manage a portfolio of 30 or more individual prospects by developing and executing strategies across Pew's program areas in close coordination with the staff and others, leading to the successful solicitation of gifts of $25,000 and above.
    • Play a measureable role in the development of, and oversee the review and submission process of proposals and reports. Coordinate the development of written proposals, concept papers, fundraising plans, and other materials needed to deepen prospect engagement for securing gifts. Coordinate with legal and finance units to facilitate and troubleshoot as needed.
    • Create and use prospect research to assist in formulating prospect strategies.
    • Partner with the individual giving team to develop and implement donor cultivation and stewardship plans, including project updates, calls, events, and travel.
    • Thoroughly understand Pew and how it operates; develop a comprehensive knowledge of its history, culture, programs, and base of financial support.
    • Participate fully in Pew's Salesforce constituent relationship management and PeopleSoft financial systems.


    Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of four years of external fundraising experience in higher education, research, health, science, media, culture, or advocacy organizations.
    • Experience working as part of an effective team able to secure the organization's fundraising objectives preferred.
    • Superb written (including editing and proofreading) skills, including the ability to understand and translate Pew's mission and interests for donors and prospects with clarity, crispness, and effectiveness, and to develop complex written materials to summarize the essence of issues and the means to address them.
    • Excellent verbal communication skills, including ease in briefly summarizing the core of an issue, Pew's approach to it, and the ability to make a persuasive case for support.
    • Creative and strategic thinker. Able to think out of the box, challenge conventional norms, and try new approaches.
    • Ability to quickly learn and understand policy and organizational issues and perform substantive research.
    • Strong relationship and partnership orientation. A team player with an institution-wide view. Respect for teamwork and appropriate communication and coordination with colleagues.
    • Demonstrated strong research and analytical skills. Ability to investigate an issue, ask thoughtful questions and recommend possible solutions. Able to build a logical approach to addressing problems by drawing on own knowledge and experience or by seeking other references or resources as appropriate.
    • High detail orientation, particularly with facts and figures. Monitors and double-checks work and information for accuracy and quality.
    • Maintains a donor-focused demeanor at all times. Able to build rapport and provide assistance to high-profile external constituents as well as internal staff.
    • Self-disciplined, action-oriented style that can prioritize tasks to meet deadlines. Strong work ethic.
    • Excellent organizational and project management skills, with the ability to establish and implement systems and identify resources to ensure the successful completion of projects.
    • Sound judgment and discretion in handling and securing confidential information, as well as the ability to conduct oneself in a highly professional manner.
    • Ability to think proactively, take initiative and see tasks through to completion with appropriate follow-up.
    • Flexibility to work as part of a team or independently to meet goals in a fast-paced, deadline-driven department. Self-directed to take action and resolve issues.
    • Ability to understand organizational structure and work through administrative systems. Asks questions to facilitate work being completed.
    • Knowledge of and demonstrated proficiency in the use of software (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook) and the ability to learn systems/technology used at Pew, including Adobe, Salesforce, and PeopleSoft.

    Travel
    This position is expected to include occasional domestic travel to meet with donors and attend conferences.

    Total Rewards
    We offer a competitive salary and benefit program, including: comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental, and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using health savings and flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; and work/life benefits to maintain a good balance.

    The Pew Charitable Trusts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Pew considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

    Click here for more information and to apply. 


    • October 27, 2019
    • Princeton, NJ

    Image result for robert wood johnson foundation logoThe Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), located in Princeton, N.J., is the largest philanthropy in America dedicated solely to health. Since 1972 we have been providing funding, assistance, and research for projects and programs to help people, their families, and their communities be as healthy as possible. RWJF is committed to working alongside others to build a Culture of Health where everyone has a fair and just opportunity for health and well-being.

    We take seriously our responsibilities, and we pledge to work in ways that reflect our guiding principles. These are rooted in equity and influence everything we do at RWJF. Diversity, inclusion, and collaboration allow our staff’s wide range of experiences, passions, and perspectives to enrich our work and strengthens our ability to address our nation’s most pressing health issues. With a career at RWJF you will make a difference.

    RWJF is seeking a communications officer to join the Policy team. The communications officer is a professional staff member who is responsible for working to further the Foundation’s vision and objectives through the use of strategic communications. Core responsibilities include:

    working collaboratively with others to develop, implement and manage communications for and about the Foundation’s initiatives that advance progress toward a Culture of Health and achieving health equity;

    initiating, interpreting, and synthesizing communications, policy, and programmatic research to help the Foundation develop messaging that engages and activates audiences across political, ideological, and cultural perspectives; and

    leading teams of communications professionals, including external firms and contractors, who will help amplify the voice of the Foundation and our grantees by communicating about research, programs and outcomes to key stakeholders.

    Working periodically from both our Washington, DC and Princeton, NJ offices, the communications officer will work closely with RWJF’s Communications, Program, Research Evaluation and Learning, and Policy Units to raise the Foundation’s profile and advance the Foundation’s policy and program objectives among policymakers across all levels of government. As with staff at all levels of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, communications officers are expected to demonstrate a passionate commitment to equity, to the Foundation’s mission and Guiding Principles.

    Successful candidates will have five (5) years of demonstrated experience in communications—particularly communications that are directed at policy outcomes, preferably with an organization with various departments and a multidisciplinary staff, a combination of education and/or experience equivalent to an advanced degree (MA/MS), and three (3) or more years of relevant experience, preferably in the social change sector including non-profit or government sectors. Experience with or knowledge of philanthropy is desirable.

    RWJF offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Click here for more in-depth details on this opportunity, and to apply. Application deadline is October 27, 2019.

    RWJF is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    • October 27, 2019
    • Princeton, NJ

    Image result for robert wood johnson foundation logoThe Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), located in Princeton, N.J., is the largest philanthropy in America dedicated solely to health. Since 1972 we have been providing funding, assistance, and research for projects and programs to help people, their families, and their communities be as healthy as possible. RWJF is committed to working alongside others to build a Culture of Health where everyone has a fair and just opportunity for health and well-being.

    We take seriously our responsibilities, and we pledge to work in ways that reflect our guiding principles. These are rooted in equity and influence everything we do at RWJF. Diversity, inclusion, and collaboration allow our staff’s wide range of experiences, passions, and perspectives to enrich our work and strengthens our ability to address our nation’s most pressing health issues. With a career at RWJF you will make a difference.

    RWJF is seeking a communications associate to join the Communications department. The communications associate is a professional staff member responsible for assisting communications officers/senior communications officers in the development, implementation, management, evaluation and monitoring of national communications projects. This includes information dissemination, media relations, public relations, branding, social marketing and other communications activities.

    Successful candidates will have a combination of education and/or experience equivalent to a Master's degree in related field or Bachelor’s degree with two (2) years of related experience and two (2) years related experience and/or training in communications, public policy, and/or health policy, preferably in the social change sector including non-profit or government sectors. Experience with or knowledge of philanthropy is desirable.

    RWJF offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Click here for more in-depth details on this opportunity, and to apply. Application deadline is October 27, 2019.

    RWJF is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    • October 27, 2019
    • Princeton, NJ

    Image result for robert wood johnson foundation logoThe Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), located in Princeton, N.J., is the largest philanthropy in America dedicated solely to health. Since 1972 we have been providing funding, assistance, and research for projects and programs to help people, their families, and their communities be as healthy as possible. RWJF is committed to working alongside others to build a Culture of Health where everyone has a fair and just opportunity for health and well-being.

    We take seriously our responsibilities, and we pledge to work in ways that reflect our guiding principles. These are rooted in equity and influence everything we do at RWJF. Diversity, inclusion, and collaboration allow our staff’s wide range of experiences, passions, and perspectives to enrich our work and strengthens our ability to address our nation’s most pressing health issues. With a career at RWJF you will make a difference.

    RWJF is seeking a program associate to support the Foundation’s efforts to improve health equity for all in America. The program associate is a professional who will work with staff in order to bring together and align the institution wide equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives. Primary responsibilities include:

    • assisting in the effective facilitation of health equity work,
    • working with key experts, grantees and applicants to develop strategies and action plans to fulfill the Foundation’s objectives in the equity, diversity and inclusion space, and
    • assisting in designing and implementing new initiatives, evaluating projects, and monitoring programs and initiatives.

    Successful candidates will have a combination of education and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in related field and two (2) years of related work experience equity, social justice, health or health care related field or a Master’s degree in related field. Experience or education specifically focused on intersectionality, and equity, diversity, and inclusion. Experience with or knowledge of philanthropy is desirable.

    RWJF offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Click here for more in-depth details on this opportunity, and to apply. Application deadline is October 27, 2019.

    RWJF is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    • November 01, 2019
    • Philadelphia, PA

    Image result for pennsylvania humanities council logoThe Pennsylvania Humanities Council is an independent nonprofit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. We put the humanities in action to create positive change. We are passionate advocates, innovative program designers and strategic grantmakers. We lead a movement to champion and redefine the role the humanities play in our lives. We use the humanities to generate avenues for civic involvement and community development, and for youth and adults to strengthen skills for school, work and every day. Learn more at pahumanities.org.

    POSITION

    The Program Officer will develop, manage, and produce content for a portfolio of PHC programs that demonstrate the impact of humanities-driven civic engagement that puts people first. Reporting to the Senior Director of Content and Engagement, you will expand our model placekeeping initiatives and produce new lines of programming to expand our statewide engagement, visibility, and resources. You will also build an exciting new network and documentation for learning, advocacy, and leadership.

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Expand and deepen Community Heart & Soul®
    • Continue to develop Chester Made as a model for learning and creative innovation in humanities-driven placekeeping.
    • Develop and produce a regular line-up of on the ground programs and online content that demonstrates the humanities’ role in social change in communities.
    • Develop and manage grantmaking for civic engagement portfolio.
    • Provide coaching, guidance and support to partners and program personnel.
    • Oversee and manage budgets for programs and projects.
    • Develop and coordinate participatory evaluation and research activities for civic engagement programs.
    • Report and develop presentations and publications to staff, board and outside stakeholders.
    • In collaboration with Senior Director and communications staff, design and oversee positioning platforms to build audiences for our civic engagement programs. .
    • In collaboration with Senior Director and development staff, identify potential partners to increase resources and visibility for PHC’s work.
    • Support efforts in raising funds and messaging for communications and advocacy.

    Requirements

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a humanities, arts or closely related field
    • Minimum 5 years professional experience in nonprofit, philanthropic, or government sectors.
    • Strong background in community organizing and engagement, especially with civic or place-based initiatives or participatory grantmaking.
    • Experience producing content for events, a year-long series, or larger-scale special projects.
    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work sensitively within diverse communities.
    • Strong project management skills.
    • Very comfortable handling multiple assignments and shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment.
    • Must be able to travel regularly throughout Pennsylvania and annually at least once nationally.

    TO APPLY

    Please email a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position addressed to hr@pahumanities.org.


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