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    • February 24, 2020
    • West Chester, PA

    Image result for north star of chester countyNorth Star of Chester County, located in West Chester, PA, supports single working parents throughout Chester County, providing case management, budgeting guidance, and financial assistance to help these families achieve financial sustainable independence. Formerly known as Interfaith Housing Assistance Corporation, North Star was established in 1993.

    The Executive Director:

    • Provides leadership and direction in implementing the goals and objectives of North Star, in accordance with North Star’s mission and strategic plan.

    • Represents North Star and its mission to area agencies and community leaders, building strong alliances and relationships to further North Star’s visibility and reach.

    • Oversees daily operations, including the supervision of professional case managers and tracking activities to support the success of North Star programs.

    • Ensures the successful achievement of North Star’s fund development efforts.

    • Works in close partnership with the Board of Directors and its committees to further the mission of the organization and support board members in meeting their governance responsibilities.

    Background / Experience:

    • Successful record on increasingly responsible management and administrative experience, preferably in non-profit organizations.

    • Proven track record in fund development.

    • Demonstrated effectiveness in successful management of programs, multiple projects, and relationships within and outside organization.

    • Track record of building, leading and growing an exceptional team of staff and volunteers.

    • Excellent organizational, communication and presentation skills.

    • Flexible schedule to allow for occasional evenings and weekends.

    • A clear, demonstrated and heartfelt interest in and commitment to supporting families to build and sustain independence.

    • Proficiency in data and metrics related to organizational effectiveness. Competency in Microsoft Office® Suite and knowledge of Quick Books a plus.

    • Undergraduate degree required; graduate degree preferred.

    How to Apply:

    Submit resume and cover letter outlining relevant experience, including salary requirements, to llgpositions@gmail.com

    Applications received by February 24, 2020, will be given priority.

    Click here for more information: https://www.northstarofcc.org/ 

    • February 26, 2020
    • Flexible - New York or Washington DC

    Image result for Open Society FoundationsThe Open Society Foundations works to build vibrant and inclusive democracies whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of all people. We are active in more than 120 countries, making us the world’s largest private funder of independent groups working for justice, democratic governance, and human rights.

    Job Summary

    Do you want to help make the world a better place with your advocacy experience in civil society? We’re seeking an Advocacy Officer based in Washington D.C. or New York to develop and implement advocacy strategies and tactics on a broad range of economic justice issues.

    The Economic Justice Program works globally to promote economic systems and practices that build more equitable, sustainable, and democratic societies. We work to bend the exercise of economic power towards social justice and have two overarching goals: (1) enhancing the capacity and agency of economically marginalized populations (2) increasing openness and equity in the economic and business systems in which they live and work.

    Responsibilities

    As an Advocacy Officer at Open Society you will:

    • Work with the Advocacy Director to formulate a programmatic advocacy strategy that complements EJP’s programmatic strategy
    • Undertake direct advocacy, mostly to governments in the Global North, private sector targets, and the investment community
    • Act as a resource for EJP grant-makers in their grant-making work that involves advocacy
    • Liaise with other OSF programs, including the President’s office, on organization wide advocacy efforts
    • Conduct research and analysis for use in advocacy materials
    • Develop and strengthen relationships with civil society partners, government, academics, journalists, and other key stakeholders.

    Qualifications

    What we are looking for:

    • At least 6-8 years’ direct advocacy experience in civil society (NGO, labor union, etc.)
    • Experience working on at least one of EJP’s areas of focus (climate justice, fiscal justice, corporate power, or worker’s rights) highly preferred
    • Exceptional advocacy skills: analysis, persuasive communication, strategic thinking, strong execution
    • Demonstrated record of accomplishment in seizing and capitalizing on advocacy opportunities
    • Superlative written and oral communication skills, with cultural communication differences proven ability to develop strong relationships with a wide range of actors from diverse cultural, geographic, economic, political, and social contexts
    • Fluency (oral and written) in English required. Additional languages are a plus
    • Government and/or private sector experience desirable, but not required.

    Compensation

    Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

    We off ample opportunities to learn and grow, from annual professional development allowances to onsite trainings and brown bag lunches with visiting experts. We also offer top-notch benefits and perks designed for your well-being and a healthy work-life balance.

    How to Apply

    For further information and to apply, please visit our website.

    Closing date: 26 January 2020.

    We aim to build an inclusive workforce that is reflective of the populations we support, and actively seek applications from those who are marginalized and underrepresented. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and colleagues with disabilities.

    Open Society Foundations

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


    • February 28, 2020
    • Wilmington, DE

    The Delaware Center for Justice (DCJ) is seeking a full-time Clinical Case Manager for its Community Reintegration Services Program (CRSP). The Case Manager will be located at the Sussex County, Georgetown Probation Office and work in partnership with existing staff in New Castle and Kent County. The Clinical Case Manager will be responsible for providing intensive case management services to a caseload of adults on probation as well as facilitating regular group therapy sessions in Southern Delaware.

    About the Delaware Center for Justice

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

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

    • Conditions of confinement
    • Alternatives to incarceration
    • Re-entry initiatives for incarcerated populations
    • More cost-effective & efficient use of limited corrections resources
    • Legislative reform
    • Meeting the needs of victims of crime
    • Crime prevention & intervention programs

    About the Community Reintegration Services Program

    The Community Reintegration Services Program (CRSP) provides case management support and other crucial services that foster successful reentry among individuals exiting prison who are currently on probation. Services that DCJ assists the client in coordinating include housing support, job search assistance, identification acquisition, educational/vocational placement, life skills and social support, and family reintegration.

    CRSP services are targeted to empower clients, improve the client stability and independence, and decrease client’s criminogenic risk factors that influence recidivism.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Duties will include-

    • Manage a caseload of individuals who have recently exited prison and are currently on probation
    • Provide in-depth, wrap-around case management services to individual clients referred through the Probation Department
    • Perform needs assessment with each client and create appropriate case plan
    • Conduct individual case management sessions with clients, both at intake and at regular intervals while cases remain active
    • Utilize a variety of interventions such as TCU Mapping, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing to support client wellbeing and target criminogenic risk factors.
    • Coordinate services and actively place clients at relevant job training programs, housing sites/programs, employment sites/programs, social service programs, or substance abuse and mental health treatment services
    • Assist in client’s resource utilization by accompanying clients to off-site programs, job sites, and social service providers
    • Provide frequent client follow-up contact and support via phone, off-site visits, or office visits
    • Facilitate Cognitive Behavioral group curriculum at Probation & Parole locations.
    • Devise weekly lesson plans for groups using the Facilitator Guide of the curriculum
    • Report on client participation in mandated groups
    • Assist participants with building skills to manage daily stressors, improve impulse control and reduce negative behaviors.
    • Communicate with the courts and probation and parole and advocate during court proceedings when needed
    • Assess and report on client progress and participation at regular intervals.
    • Track and update client information using database program
    • Generate monthly, quarterly reports and year-end reports to Dept. of Corrections and Management

    Qualifications

    The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

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

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

    o Documented history of work experience involving at-risk service areas, such as justice-involved people, homelessness, behavioral health, and impoverished communities.

    o Master’s degree in human services / social work and or licensure preferred. A Bachelor’s degree with significant relevant work experience will be considered.

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

    o Ability to motivate and establish therapeutic alliance with clients

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

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

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

    o Ability to work independently and as part of a team

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

    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, please send a cover letter (providing available start date) and resume to Jessica Alicea at jalicea@dcjustice.org. Please write Clinical Case Manager Position in subject line of email. No fax or mail applications, please. Applications must be submitted by February 28th.


    • March 01, 2020
    • Wilmington, DE

    Logo of The Nature Conservancy

    The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.

    Position Summary

    Serving as a spokesperson and advocate, the Delaware Director of External Affairs (Director) will represent the Conservancy with elected officials and their staff; government agency officials; foundations and other funders; and other conservation partners in Delaware to broaden support for the Conservancy’s conservation priorities. The Director provides strategic leadership in support of the Conservancy’s conservation goals by leading public policy initiatives in Delaware and reports to the Executive Director of the PA/DE Chapter. The Director is an experienced external affairs professional who identifies trends and opportunities to position the Conservancy for success in the public policy arena and builds strong working relationships with public officials across Delaware to support the state and federal policy priorities of The Nature Conservancy. This is an outstanding opportunity to build upon a legacy of conservation in Delaware, the Mid-Atlantic and beyond.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in political science, environmental policy, management or other relevant field and 5 years of government relations or corporate sector experience, or equivalent combination education/experience 
    • Excellent team player with experience working in multi-disciplinary groups, using influence and interpersonal skills, listening, diplomacy and tact to build strong relationships with governments, partners, and all levels of staff
    • Experience working in partnership with a broad variety of people and organizations with different backgrounds, views, intentions and interests; experience in negotiating and managing complex and sensitive deals
    • Demonstrated outstanding oral and written communication skills, including the ability to address issues in nonpartisan and non-polarizing ways
    • Ability to determine an individual or organization’s interests, capacity and potential for helping the Conservancy meet its goals, and act appropriately to tie those interests with the Conservancy’s work
    • Analytical and project management experience. Demonstrated experience in successfully developing, directing and implementing multiple complex projects, and strategic program goals in an unstructured environment
    • Proven experience representing organizations in public environments through formal and extemporaneous presentations
    • Outstanding negotiation skills
    • Fluency in English

    Desired Qualifications

    • Experience forming productive alliances that advance a specific mission, particularly as it relates to conservation and sustainable practices in both urban and rural settings
    • Knowledge of and interest in conservation issues and trends
    • Ability to approach work and address challenges with determination and intellectual curiosity
    • Familiarity with Delaware General Assembly and/or State Agencies
    • Familiarity with social, economic and political conditions and issues in Delaware and the Mid-Atlantic
    • Professional experience as staff or lobbyist on Capitol Hill
    • Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural experience
    • Master’s degree
    • Experience presenting to and communicating with management-level individuals within the corporate sector. 
    • Supervisory experience

    How to Apply

    For more information and to apply, please visit www.nature.org/careers and search for job ID# 48403 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST Sunday, March 1st, 2020. 

    The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


    • March 06, 2020

    ABOUT THE YMCA OF DELAWARE:

    When you join the YMCA of Delaware leadership team, you can be assured that you will be working with a group of committed and disciplined individuals. Our YMCA is fiscally strong with ample resources to invest in our people, our facilities and innovation. In the near future we will build a new YMCA with a second one just a few years ahead. We serve diverse communities across the state with 9 branches, a resident camp on the Eastern Shore, a housing facility and 45 before/after school sites.

    Click here for more information


    • March 11, 2020
    • Wilmington, DE

    The Delaware Zoological Society (DZS) is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to provide leadership, innovation, energy, and enthusiasm for its organization. The position serves as the Chief Staff Officer for the DZS, a nonprofit organization established to provide resources and tools to enhance the Brandywine Zoo. The ED is responsible for the comprehensive management of the organization, which includes a wide array of functions. Additionally, the ED will lead the Society’s ongoing Capital Campaign. 

    Reporting Relationships:

    The ED reports directly to the President of the DZS Board of Directors and is an Ex Officio member of the Board.

    The Executive Director supervises all DZS staff.

    The Executive Director serves as the key liaison with the representatives of the Delaware State Parks, which owns and manages the Brandywine Zoo (BZ). The ED must work collaboratively with the zoo administration and staff to ensure success in meeting both the DZS mission and the BZ mission. 

    Responsibilities:

    1. The ED has responsibility for DZS operations, including staff supervision, strategic planning, fiscal management, fund raising (including Capital Campaign), membership development, marketing, and community relations, and supervision of consultants. 

    2. Supervises all full time, part time and seasonal staff on DZS payroll.

    3. Plans, implements and evaluates all efforts to improve operational efficiency, promote customer satisfaction, and increase sales for the Gift Shop and Concession Stand at the zoo.

    4. Ensures compliance with standards of the profession and internal policies; maintains compliance with applicable laws and AZA accreditation.

    5. Champions the organization to the community by building relationships that help to grow and sustain the Zoo including those in: education, business, community groups, government and other organizations.

    6. Acts as chief spokesperson for DZS and coordinates messaging.

    7. Plans, implements and evaluates all fund raising efforts, to include Membership, Annual Campaign, Special Events, and grant writing.

    8. Oversees the marketing efforts to increase the visibility of and attendance at the zoo and membership in the DZS

    9. Serves as primary liaison between DZS Board and staff

    10. Engages DZS Board in governance, fundraising activities, and training new members.

    11. Manages all DZS Board committees and provides regular updates and data for their decision-making.

    12. Creates the annual budget for DZS Board to approve, provides regular financial reports throughout the year, and oversees annual audit.

    Qualifications:

    1. At least five (5) years of related experience at a senior staff level and possession of a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s degree preferred) from an accredited college or university with major course work in business, public administration, marketing, or accounting; or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training directly related to the responsibilities of the position.

    2. A strong business background is essential and non-profit experience is desirable.

    3. Supervisory management experience.

    4. A passion for wildlife conservation and the environment.

    5. Proven ability for public speaking.

    6. Financial and operational acumen; direct experience with budget development/management and P&L oversight.

    7. Strong leadership skills with the ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers. 

    8. Successful record of accomplishment as a self-starter.

    9. Proven fund raising experience.

    10. Proven networking experience

    Other Qualifications:

    1. Must be able to pass background check.

    2. Must have a valid Driver’s License.

    3. Must have Microsoft office skills to include Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

    4. Preferred experience with fundraising and point of sale software

    5. Knowledge of conservation organization, zoo or zoological society operations desired

    6. Must be able to work on weekends/evenings when events require.

    Salary Range: $55,000 to $65,000 with benefits

    Interested candidates should send a single file with their cover letter and resume to dzsedsearch@brandywinezoo.org. No phone calls, please. The search committee will start reviewing applications on March 11, 2020 and the position will be open until filled. 


    • March 15, 2020

    Image result for Arch Street Meeting House Preservation Trust (ASMHPT)The Arch Street Meeting House Preservation Trust (ASMHPT) is a nonprofit corporation formed in 2011 as a support organization of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting to oversee the preservation, operation and educational programs at the Arch Street Meeting House and grounds.  Its mission is to increase public understanding of the impact and continued relevance of Quakers and Quaker history.  The executive director will lead the organization as it seeks to be the preeminent destination for experiencing and learning about Quakers’ unique contributions to society. Click here for more information. 

    Arch Street Meeting House is a National Historic Landmark located in Philadelphia, and is the largest Quaker meeting house in the world.  It attracts over 30,000 visitors and interest from around the world each year.  A significant number of visitors are school children. In its programming it makes a special effort to engage the diverse peoples in the Philadelphia region.  The Arch Street Meeting House is owned by the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, and it continues as an active meeting house for the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia.

    A comprehensive position description will be made available to qualified applicants. The Board of Trustees seeks an Executive Director with demonstrated capability in:

    • Strategic Planning and Plan Implementation
    • Fundraising
    • Communications and Stakeholder Collaboration
    • Sensitivity to Quaker Values

    Of these competencies, the Board intends to prioritize Fundraising and Strategic Planning and Plan Implementation.  Applicants are requested to focus emphasis on their relevant experience in these areas.

    For more information about Arch Street Meeting House, please visit the following sites:

    The salary range for the position is $70,000-80,000 and comes with a comprehensive benefit package including health insurance, retirement and paid time off. The ASMHPT is an Equal Opportunity Employers; diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Applications consisting of cover letter and resume must be directed to ASMHPT Search Committee at cboyce@intermissionllc.com.  Applications submitted by March 15, 2020 will receive full consideration. PHONE CALLS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

    Click here for more information. 


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