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  • Northeast New Jersey Legal Services: Director of Development
  • Northeast New Jersey Legal Services: Development Manager
  • Push to Walk: Development/Fund Raising Professional (part-time)
  • Association of NJ Chiropractors: Executive Director
  • Monmouth Conservation Foundation: Deputy Executive Director
  • NJCDC: Program Manager, Paterson University Corps
  • Essex County Family Justice Center: Director of Development and Communication
  • CUMAC: Community Food Coalition Coordinator
  • Sikh Research Institute: Marketing Manager
  • NJCDC: Events and Communication Associate
  • The Leaguers: Chief Operating Officer
  • Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County: Accounting Supervisor (part-time)
  • New Jersey Psychological Association: Executive Director
  • Roots & Wings: Executive Director
  • Special Olympics New Jersey: President and CEO
  • Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County: Grants Officer/Manager
  • Volunteer Center of Bergen County: Chief Executive Officer
  • NJCDC: Employment Specialist
  • NJCDC: Development Associate
  • Essex County Family Justice Center: Program Coordinator
  • JCC of Central NJ: Development Director
  • WomanSpace: Bilingual Counselor Advocate
  • The ARC of Monmouth: Multiple full-time/part-time positions

    Northeast New Jersey Legal Services: Director of Development

    Posted: March 3, 2015
    Location: Jersey City, NJ

    Summary: Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) is a non-profit public interest law firm with over 50 employees providing free legal services to low-income, senior and disabled residents of Hudson, Bergen and Passaic Counties. NNJLS’s staff of highly experienced and dedicated attorneys provides a wide variety of civil legal assistance and advocacy for those most in need of legal representation such as victims of domestic violence, tenants facing unfair and arbitrary eviction, seniors victimized by unscrupulous creditors and clients facing many other types of legal matters.  The organization is seeking a Director of Development for its Jersey City location.

    Responsibilities:

    • Working as part of the senior management team, the Director of Development will be responsible for development planning, strategy, and implementation
    • Provide overall direction, coordination and implementation of the organization’s fundraising activities
    • Identify potential sources of new funding from foundations, corporations, government agencies and individuals in order to support the expansion of services provided by the program
    • Supervise the work of the Development Manager in order to ensure the proper implementation and administration of grants and compliance with grant requirements
    • Work collaboratively with the Executive Director and senior attorneys to develop and implement unique models for the delivery of legal services to low-income clients as well as secure funding to support those services. 

    Qualifications:

    • NNJLS seeks an individual with a dynamic personality as well as strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Applicants should have a minimum of five years’ experience in a similar position

    To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: Human Resource Manager at HR_NNJLS@LSNJ.org. This position is located in Jersey City convenient to public transportation and within easy commuting distance from NYC.  NNLS offer a very competitive salary and an excellent benefit package. NNJLS is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. 


    Northeast New Jersey Legal Services: Development Manager

    Posted: March 3, 2015
    Location: Jersey City, NJ

    Summary: Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) is a non-profit public interest law firm with over 50 employees providing free legal services to low-income, senior and disabled residents of Hudson, Bergen and Passaic Counties. NNJLS’s staff of highly experienced and dedicated attorneys provides a wide variety of civil legal assistance and advocacy for those most in need of legal representation such as victims of domestic violence, tenants facing unfair and arbitrary eviction, seniors victimized by unscrupulous creditors and clients facing many other types of legal matters.  The organization is seeking a Director Manager for its Jersey City location.

    Responsibilities:

    • Working under the supervision of the Director of Development, to help identify potential sources of public and private funding, develop, prepare, and submit grant proposals and applications, administer grants, prepare and submit interim, final and all other required narrative and financial reports, and ensure compliance with grant requirements 
    • The Development Manager will also work with the Director of Development, the Executive Director and senior attorneys to develop unique models for the delivery of legal services to low- income clients and secure funding to support those services.

    Qualifications:

    • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills are required
    • Applicants should have a minimum of at least three years’ experience in a similar position

    To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: Human Resource Manager at HR_NNJLS@LSNJ.org. This position is located in Jersey City convenient to public transportation and within easy commuting distance from NYC.  NNJLS offer a very competitive salary and an excellent benefit package. NNJLS is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.


    Push to Walk: Development/Fund Raising Professional (part-time)

    Posted: February 25, 2015
    Location: Riverdale, NJ

    Summary: Push to Walk, a small but rapidly growing nonprofit organization, provides individualized workouts and resources to people with spinal cord injuries, paralysis, and other neurological conditions including, but not limited to Multiple Sclerosis, traumatic brain injuries, and stroke. The organization seeks a part-time experienced development/fund raising professional to direct and expand the organization’s existing efforts. The incumbent will be responsible for the creation, implementation, and execution of a comprehensive development plan that focuses on the four main areas of board giving, individual donors/major gifts, proposal writing and endowments/planned giving.

    Responsibilities:

    • Develop/sustain/expand relationships with current and new donors to generate and secure charitable gifts, build confidence in the organization and ensure donor satisfaction with services and programs
    • Develop a plan to institute and grow an organized annual giving program that functions as a pipeline to develop annual donors into major gift prospects
    • Develop and maintain a portfolio of individual major gift prospects capable of making larger gifts; research and develop strategies for engaging them with the organization and ultimately cultivating and soliciting them as lead supporters
    • Participate in short and long range strategic planning; partner with Founder/President, Board and Staff to develop and execute a vision for the attainment of revenue goals and objectives
    • Prepare Board and Staff to interact with major prospects; participate with them in cultivation and solicitation activities
    • Develop a culture of philanthropy in the organization
    • Grant research, writing and reporting (private foundations, corporations and government entities)
    • Represent organization in a highly professional and appropriate manner at all special events, promotions and community events, as well as any other forums at request of President
    • Assist in the design, production, and distribution of all development materials such as direct mail packages, emails, e-newsletters, brochures and proposals

    Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated fundraising and relationship building experience including: individual solicitation and giving, major gifts, planned giving, government and foundation grants
    • Demonstrated networking skills, strong communication, presentation, organizational, and leadership skills with creativity and ability to think outside the box
    • Highly self-motivated and flexible with strong time and project management skills and ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Windows and Google platforms, as well as computer equipment
    • Experience with income and expense procedures, financial reports and analysis and reporting information
    • Strong commitment to continuing education
    • Valid driver’s license and car required

    To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume and desired salary range to: Push to Walk, 6 North Corporate Drive, Riverdale, NJ 07457, Fax: 862-200-5976, email: ctempleton@pushtowalknj.org. No phone calls please. Flexible work schedule to accommodate the appropriate candidate. References required. Salary commensurate with experience.


    Association of NJ Chiropractors: Executive Director

    Posted: February 24, 2015
    Location: Branchburg, NJ

    Summary: Association of NJ Chiropractors (ANJC), with the support of Association Options, is recruiting and evaluating candidates for the position of Executive Director. ANCJ, led by a 16-member board of directors, is a non-profit organization comprised of almost 2,000 licensed chiropractors, statewide. Through integrity, access and education, ANJC works to promote the highest level of quality chiropractic care.

    Responsibilities:

    • Build upon the current successes of the Association
    • Oversee the operations and activities of the Association as a whole
    • Advising and making recommendations to the Officers, Board of Directors and Executive Committee
    • Administering and implementing decisions made by the Board of Directors, and maintaining effective staff performance to assure the attainment of the association’s goals

    Qualifications:

    • Confident leader able to lead ANJC towards the achievement of its goals and objectives through outstanding organizational oversight
    • Excellent communication skills including the ability to articulate the value of ANJC to its members and stakeholders
    • Ability to build and cultivate strong relationships with various constituencies
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work cooperatively with the Board, staff and organization supporters
    • Ability to build, lead and motivate an effective team of staff, volunteers and leadership
    • Excellent directive and managerial ability to cultivate, motivate and guide a highly talented headquarters staff
    • Insight and vision in identifying and anticipating trends in healthcare (legislative, research & education, insurance) and how they affect the role of ANJC and chiropractic in this landscape, both in NJ and nationally
    • Understanding of the importance of strategic planning and the ability to execute and implement an annual work plan to achieve the association’s goals and objectives
    • Respectful, honest, transparent, and ethical leadership style
    • Entrepreneurial, innovative and thoughtful leadership
    • Bachelor’s degree or higher and minimum of 5 years of management experience

    To Apply: A full description of the position, including salary range and instructions to apply, is available on the Center for Association Leadership's CareerHQ website.


    Monmouth Conservation Foundation: Deputy Executive Director

    Posted: February 24, 2015
    Location: Middletown, NJ

    Summary: Monmouth Conservation Foundation (MCF) is a non-profit organization formed with the mission to acquire, hold, and preserve and protect the open lands in Monmouth County. MCF has been preserving land and protecting the natural resources of Monmouth County for over 38 years and is the only countywide land trust. The organzation is extremely proud of the over 6,500 acres of open space and farmland that they helped to save. MCF is seeking a Deputy Executive Director for a significant leadership position for an entrepreneurial and experienced leader in open space preservation movement and environmental organizations.

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for enhancing the internal organization and infrastructure necessary for nonprofit’s continued success and growth.
    • Think broadly and strategically about nonprofit work and also be detail-oriented and organized about the implementation and structures necessary to move nonprofit vision into reality.
    • Responsible for day-to-day management of operating budget, trustee committee structure and effectiveness, and support Executive Director in public policy and advocacy positions with media and governmental organizations.

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum three years in management roles including staff supervision, human resources, fundraising, finance, and/or operations in a nonprofit organization, preferably in the environmental field.
    • Land use planning and policy analysis experience a plus.
    • Past success designing and leading organizational development and capacity building.
    • Field and/or large-scale initiative building experience desirable.
    • Experience with strategic, business and scenario planning helpful.
    • Proven ability to work in a dynamic team and build working partnerships.
    • Success supervising and mentoring staff and supporting professional and leadership development.
    • Excellent people skills.
    • Experience as a spokesperson who can articulate messages to different audiences.
    • Proficiency with office computer programs and social media.

    To Apply: Send an email with letter of interest and resume to wkastning@monmouthconservation.org.


    NJCDC: Program Manager, Paterson University Corps

    Posted: February 20, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    Summary: NJCDC (New Jersey Community Development Corporation )is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities to transform lives in Passaic County. The Paterson University Corps Program Manager will be responsible for recruiting volunteers at area colleges and universities and linking them with many of the programs and services operated by NJCDC. The Paterson University Corps is a key component of NJCDC’s efforts to replicate the work of the Harlem Children’s Zone, and develop a comprehensive array of programming designed to help transform the largely low-income neighborhood surrounding Paterson’s Great Falls.

    Responsibilities:

    • Recruit students, faculty, staff, and alumni of area colleges and universities to serve in a number of volunteer capacities including helping to enhance our work at area public schools through after-school, evening, weekend, and summer programming
    • Recruit volunteers to help develop and carry out ESL, college/SAT prep, and computer skill building classes for neighborhood residents
    • Recruit volunteers to serve as volunteers for a new youth arts program and volunteers to encourage the creation of community gardens and to help build playgrounds within the neighborhood
    • Recruit volunteers to serve alongside neighborhood residents as part of a neighborhood safety patrol.

    Qualifications:

    • Ability to form lasting relationships with key personnel at area colleges and universities
    • Have exceptional presentation skills, and be able to oversee the implementation of this new initiative
    • Have a bachelor’s degree at a minimum
    • Demonstrate the ability to work as a member of a diverse team of colleagues, and have a strong interest in community development, education, and youth development
    • Bilingual candidates are preferred

    To Apply: Send a resume and thoughtful letter of interest to: Michael DeBlasio, NJCDC, PO Box 6976, Paterson, NJ 07509 or email to mdeblasio@njcdc.org. New Jersey Community Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    Essex County Family Justice Center: Director of Development and Communication

    Posted: February 20, 2015
    Location: Newark, NJ

    Summary: The mission of Essex County Family Justice Center is to enhance the safety and autonomy of domestic violence victims and their children by providing accessible and coordinated service in one location. The Family Justice Center (FJC) reduces barriers faced by victims of domestic violence, such as having to go to multiple sites to secure needed services, by co-locating coordinated wrap-around services into one facility. Fourteen agencies partner with the FJC to provide domestic violence victims access to law enforcement professionals and the civil protective process, civil legal and immigration assistance, crisis intervention, safety planning and supportive counseling, emergency food assistance, and linkages to medical and behavioral health providers. FJC is seeking a Director of Development and Communication.

    Responsibilities:

    • Execute and update FJC’s development plan
    • Manage FJC’s fundraising data base (LGL) to ensure data integrity, cultivation and stewardship of all donors and donations
    • Create reports for the Board demonstrating effectiveness fundraising endeavors
    • Identify and cultivate donor prospects including individuals, corporations and foundations
    • Develop individualized strategies for potential major donors, as well as personally make the ask
    • Research and submit successful foundation, government and corporate grants and follow up on all solicitations to ensure maximum success
    • Provide technical support on grant submissions as needed
    • Represent FJC at meetings, activities, and public events
    • Create and/or update public relations and solicitation materials including a case for support, invitations, videos, press releases, annual reports, and other publications as needed
    • Maintain and update FJC’s website and expand the organization's use of social media
    • Produce and disseminate a monthly e- newsletter
    • Identify and cultivate media contacts
    • Manage special events
    • Coordinate FJC’s volunteer opportunities
    • Perform other related tasks as assigned by the Executive Director

    Qualifications:

    • BA degree required (MA preferred), 4-7 years of substantial experience in all aspects of Fund Development
    • A track record of building and maintaining strategic funding relationships
    • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
    • The ability to work independently
    • Experience with developing and creating public relations opportunities and campaigns
    • Knowledge of and sensitivity to the problems of domestic violence and sexual trauma
    • Proficient computer skills
    • Knowledge of the theory and practice of planned giving
    • Knowledge of New Jersey funding community a plus
    • Successful completion of a criminal record check

    To Apply: Please send cover letter including salary history and requirements along with your resume to: Careers@Essexcountyfjc.org.


    Community Food Coalition Coordinator

    Posted: February 19, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    Summary: CUMAC is a nonprofit agency located in downtown Paterson operating the largest feeding program in Passaic County, as well as supplementary programs addressing the root causes of hunger. CUMAC is in an exciting period of growth and seeking a Community Food Coalition (CFC) Coordinator who will report to the Executive Director.

    Responsibilities:

    • Expectations for first year include developing and organizing the program, working to improve member pantry involvement
    • Establish connections with other area agencies – including Paterson Alliance, the Passaic County Food Policy Council, and the NJ Anti-Hunger Coalition – working to alleviate hunger and poverty
    • Coordinate with the Community Food Bank of NJ to plan and implement coalition-wide trainings throughout the year, including trainings for organizations interested in starting new pantries
    • Streamline referral process to better serve clients and distribute client load across member pantries
    • Visit member pantries to establish contact and learn their process and needs
    • Work with PATH (cloud-based client tracking) to ensure accurate data entry and reporting
      Communicate information in a timely manner, maintain positive and effective relations with management and non-management staff, and respond to member pantry concerns and needs with timely and effective solutions

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree or high school diploma/GED with equivalent experience
    • Demonstrated, strong interpersonal, organizational, and oral and written communication skills
    • Intermediate Spanish language skills required, fluency preferred
    • Nonprofit and/or ministry experience preferred
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and web-based applications, including email, browsers, and social media; comfort working in relational databases, learning new software, and helping others to do the same will be imperative
    • Clean, valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation to visit member pantries required; General knowledge of geography of northern NJ helpful

    To Apply: Candidates must be available to assume responsibilities on or before April 1, 2015. Please email a cover letter (specifically addressing why you think you would be a good fit for this opening) and resume (both as Word or PDF attachments) to jobs@cumacecho.org. Please include "CFC Coordinator" in the subject line of the email. Applications lacking a position-specific cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls please. CUMAC is an equal opportunity employer.


    Sikh Research Institute: Marketing Manager

    Posted: February 16, 2015
    Location: Bridgewater, NJ

    Summary: Sikh Research Institute's Marketing Manager will be responsible for managing the marketing of both in-person and online programs. Major emphasis is on Sikhia, a cutting-edge Sikh educational online platform that will launch in April. The platform will target students and various stakeholders such as Khalsa schools and Gurduaras. SikhRI’s target audience are global, with a more direct focus in USA, Canada, and UK.

    Responsibilities:

    • Plan marketing and branding objectives
    • Analyze market trends and recommend changes to marketing strategies based on analysis and feedback
    • Prepare and adhere to budgets
    • Write press releases and create web page copy
    • Ensure brand messages are consistent
    • Gather and analyze customer insight
    • Engage stakeholders on social media
    • Lead content generation and production across all media platforms
    • Take calculated risks based on data-driven analytics
    • Engage other organizations within the community

    Qualifications:

    • Candidate must possess the skills to operate effectively both online and offline
    • Must have a Twitter account with at least a 100 followers
    • Must feel the pulse of Panjabi and Sikh community; fluency in Panjabi is a plus
    • Knowledge Salesforce is a plus
    • 3-5 years of experience required
    To Apply: Please send resumes to: info@sikhri.org. Salary competitive and commensurate with experience.

    NJCDC: Events and Communication Associate

    Posted: February 16, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    Summary: NJCDC (New Jersey Community Development Corporation )is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities to transform lives in Passaic County. Elm Street is a supportive housing program for youth ages 18-21 that have a disability and are either homeless or aging-out of foster care. The Events and Communications Associate provides support to the Vice President of Development. His/ Her responsibilities will include the execution of external relations events, fundraising events and communications.

    Responsibilities:

    • Managing event calendar and coordinating key external events including: Developing an event time line and event materials; Booking vendor services, managing vendor contracts and ensuring delivery of service; Coordinating with Graphic Designer on the creation of invitations, programs, signage and other needs as they are presented
    • Coordinating the logistics for fundraising events including, but not limited to, the Annual Golf Outing and the Anniversary Dinner
    • Working with program staff to identify corporate engagement opportunities
    • Writing news and blog updates for NJCDC’s website and ensuring that site remains current and managing social media presence
    • Managing relationships with videographer and photographers including: Working with program staff to address their photography needs; Booking services for various events; Managing contracts, ensuring timely payment and receipt of photos/videos; Ensuring that photos and videos are properly archived and made accessible, when appropriate
    • Writing press releases and advisories. Developing relationships with reporters and media outlets and implementing stewardship
    • Managing constant contact database in coordination with Development Associate

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree with three years of development or comparable experience
    • Some experience in project management; proven success in goal achievement and following through on tasks
    • Demonstrated leadership capacity and sound judgment; strong organizational skills; excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills; exceptional writing skills
    • Ability to multi-task and work effectively independently and as a team
    • Computer skills are also essential with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point

    To Apply: Please send resume with a cover note to: careers@njcdc.org. Please place “Events and Communication Associate” in the subject line of your email. Competitive salary and benefits package will be provided. New Jersey Community Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    The Leaguers: Chief Operating Officer

    Posted: February 16, 2015
    Location: Newark, NJ

    Summary: The Leaguers Inc. is one of the oldest and largest providers of early childhood education in New Jersey. Their mission is to enhance the quality of life for children and families through diverse educational and cultural programs that foster self-growth, personal empowerment and pride in one’s community. The Leaguers provide over 1,000 low-income children a year with high quality early childhood education – through Head Start, Early Head Start, Private Child Care and Aftercare – in Newark, Irvington, Elizabeth, Roselle, and Union Township. The Leaguer’s Inc. Chief Operating Officer (COO) is a new position, created as part of a larger organizational restructuring designed to both increase organizational efficiency and position The Leaguer’s for further growth and sustainability. The COO will be responsible for internal management and operations and will supervise Directors of Human Resources, Facilities, and Administration.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work with the Chief Executive, Chief Financial and Chief Program Officers to provide continuity and coordinate between content areas
    • Responsible for the day-to-day inter action and supervision of operational services
    • Work with the Chief Executive and Chief Program Officers to build the capacity of the Management Team with an emphasis on developing capacity in strategic analysis, planning, measuring impact and managing talent
    • Identify opportunities to leverage cross-program/department strengths to take advantage of new opportunities and/or to address organizational challenges both internally and externally
    • Actively participate in building the organization's capacity to manage projects and activities across content areas and to collaborate internally and externally with partners.
    • Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality
    • Supervise internal operations to include at this time human resources, sites/facilities management, and consultants serving the organization in all of these areas
    • Ensure management and operations systems support meeting program goals and contribute to program success
    • Regularly assess internal operational policies and procedures to identify gaps and areas for improvement
    • Work in partnership with the CEO, CFO, and CPO to guide, prepare and submit an annual operational plan and budget; Effectively manage within the plan and report accurately on progress made and challenges encountered
    • Lead the process of implementing the Sustainability Plan, including regular reviews of progress, addressing challenges that arise, and suggesting modifications
    • Lead the performance process that measures and evaluates progress against goals for the organization
    • Ensure the timely completion and submission of the annual Community Assessment (CN)
    • Work across multi-disciplinary project teams to bring innovation expertise to program teams

    Qualifications:

    • A professional who believes in the core values of The Leaguers, has a passion for the education and care of young children, and has proven experience in the management of a large organization and a demonstrated ability to lead and build the capabilities of a committed, talented and diverse team
    • The ability to make good decisions through a combination of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment
    • Strategic vision and agility-ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends, and incorporate them into the organizational plan; proven ability to leverage strengths across program areas
    • Be a team builder who has the ability to connect to staff both on an individual level and in large groups; capacity to enforce accountability; and to learn the strengths and weaknesses of the team so as to put people in a position to succeed
    • Enjoys working hard and looks for challenges; able to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available; not afraid to take charge of a situation; can overcome resistance to leadership and take unpopular stands when necessary
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; Skilled in developing and facilitating collaborative relationships
    • Excellent organizational skills and problem solving abilities
    • Excellent Microsoft Office skills; ability to collect and maintain information as needed
    • Respect for all levels of the organization and outside partners
    • Master's Degree preferred; 6+ years administration and management experience understanding of Early Childhood Programming
    • Valid New Jersey Driver's License and insured transportation required

    To Apply: For more information and to apply, please visit The Leaguers Job Postings.


    Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County: Accounting Supervisor (part-time)

    Posted: February 16, 2015
    Location: Matawan, NJ

    Summary: Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Founded in 1976, Habitat for Humanity International has built, rehabilitated, repaired or improved more than a million homes, housing more than 4 million people worldwide. In 2014, Habitat for Humanity of Northeast Monmouth and Habitat for Humanity of Western Monmouth merged to better serve the community; it currently serves 83% of families in Monmouth County. Together, the newly merged affiliate has built 42 new homes and assisted more than 90 families in disaster recovery post Hurricane Sandy. The organization seeks a part-time (24-30 hours per week) Accounting Supervisor.

    Responsibilities:

    • Ensure the on-going financial health of the organization
    • Work directly with the Executive Director, Board Treasurer and Finance Committee and Finance manager
    • Responsible for all accounting functions including but not limited to payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and grant reporting
    • Responsible for directing aspects of the accounting functions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and practices
    • Creates and maintains a contract tracking system including change orders to provide control over payments
    • Supervise all bookkeepers (employee and volunteer) as needed
    • Maintains class tracking system in Quick Books Online
    • Prepares financial reports for grants including government and private sector funds and ensures that all reports are filed in a timely manner

    Qualifications:

    • Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
    • Proficiency with accounting software required, Quick Books Online preferred
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
    • Ability to effectively communicate in a professional manner with vendors, staff, board members, families and anyone associated with Habitat for Humanity
    • Strong analytical, quantitative problem solving and technical skills
    • Ability to maintain confidential information, high ethical standards and positive attitude and to adapt to excel in a fast paced environment
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business related field and 5 years of experience in accounting preferred with management and non-profit and fund accounting experience a plus

    To Apply: Salary range is $30K-$37K and more information is available at HFHMC Job Openings. Please send all resumes with cover letter, salary requirements, and references to careers@habitatmonmouth.org. Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County is an equal opportunity employer.


    New Jersey Psychological Association: Executive Director

    Posted: February 10, 2015
    Location: West Orange, NJ

    Summary: New Jersey Psychological Association (NJPA) is a professional association of 1920 psychologists in NJ dedicated to serving both the diverse needs of the organization and the citizens of New Jersey, and is recognized as one of the strongest state psychological associations in the country. NJPA is an indispensable network of resources for the public and media, a staunch advocate for psychologists in the state, and an influential presence helping shape mental health policies. NJPA is inviting applications for an Executive Director.

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for the day to day management and leadership of a central office staff and volunteer members of various service committees, with a focus on collegiality, strengthening volunteerism, advocacy, and professional development
    • Executive Director will be expected to travel to local and national meetings.

    Qualifications:

    • Have at least five years’ experience in nonprofit executive management and possess an advanced degree; CAE designation is preferred
    • Multi-cultural competence is essential
    • Knowledge of and experience with nonprofit management and governance principles, strategic planning, membership recruitment and retention, fundraising, budgeting, staff management, program development, public relations, and marketing
    • Must have superior oral and written skills; strong technology skills and demonstrate knowledge in website management, social media, and association management platforms
    • Candidates are preferred with grant writing, foundation, and government relations experience
    • Familiarity with healthcare is a plus.

    To Apply: Please email a resume and cover letter to njpaexecsearch@gmail.com. Salary range: $95,000-$115,000 plus benefits. All resumes received by March 10, 2015 will be considered. NJPA is an equal opportunity employer.


    Roots & Wings: Executive Director

    Posted: February 9, 2015
    Location: Denville, NJ

    Summary: Roots & Wings provides young adults who age out of the foster care system in New Jersey with safe housing, educational support, counseling, and life skills in order to empower them toward self-sufficiency. The organization is currently seeking an Executive Director.

    Responsibilities:

    • Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and will be supervised by the President
    • Execution of the organization’s mission
    • Overall strategic and operational management of the organization
    • Meet financial objectives and fundraising goals
    • Carry out Board directives and ensure Board policies are met
    • Develope a deep knowledge of the field, competitive programs, available resources, best practices and key players in all relevant areas.

    Qualifications:

    • Advanced degree in a relevant field of study/practice, with at least 5 years of senior management and executive experience
    • Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation
    • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff; manage, and develop high-performance teams; set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget
    • Past success working with a Board of Directors
    • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills
    • Action‐oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning
    • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
    • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission‐driven, and self‐directed

    To Apply: Please send resumes to Nicole Wright, nicole.wright@rootsandwingsnj.org, 75 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite 303, Denville, NJ 07834.


    Special Olympics New Jersey: President and CEO

    Posted: February 5, 2015
    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

    Summary: Special Olympics New Jersey is seeking qualified candidates for the position of President and CEO to lead the organization as a premier non-profit sports organization providing services to and enriching the lives of more than 24,000 adults and children with intellectual disabilities.

    Responsibilities:

    • The President and CEO of Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) will have the primary responsibility for the leadership, strategic planning, the staff, annual operating budget, fundraising and growth of SONJ
    • This individual will ensure SONJ’s role as New Jersey’s leading non-profit serving children and adults with intellectual disabilities
    • This position requires an individual who will provide long term direction, oversee and execute the necessary day-to-day operations with an emphasis on ensuring that the current level of quality programing continue and financial stability through fundraising is maintained, while actively working to grow and create additional opportunities in these areas
    • This individual will foster a positive culture and work environment
    • The President and CEO of SONJ is selected by the SONJ Board of Directors and reports directly to Board of Directors 

    Required Qualifications:

    • Strong passion, knowledge and understanding of the mission of Special Olympics and the ability to convey this mission to a variety of audiences and stakeholders in a clear and compelling way
    • Significant knowledge and understanding of a variety of fundraising sources (foundations, corporations, special events, individual, future and planned giving)
    • Strong background and successful track record in fundraising and development
    • Significant understanding of creating and implementing a strategic plan
    • Solid entrepreneurial and strategic skills coupled with the ability to implement a dynamic vision for a complex and diverse organization
    • Track record of evaluating and developing staff, especially mentoring the future leaders of SONJ
    • Exceptional communication skills and strong public speaking and public relations skills
    • Bachelor’s degree

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Fifteen years relevant experience, including staff management
    • Ten years experience in senior management of an organization
    • Significant experience supporting individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities
    • Successful experience in leading a complex, high profile organization
    • Negotiating skills and ability to work with senior management in the public and private sectors
    • Experience serving on or working with a nonprofit Board of Directors
    • A proven track record of success in fundraising, developing strategic networking opportunities, and the ability to draw upon a personal network of corporate and community relationships
    • Solid knowledge and understanding of the sports, health and education systems
    • Background in and a passion for sports and the power it has to change individuals, communities and social structure
    • Master’s degree or higher 

    To Apply: All submissions should be mailed to: Maria Fischer, 1st Vice Chairperson, Special Olympics New Jersey, 1 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Way, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648. For more information, please visit SONJ Careers.


    Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County: Grants Officer/Manager

    Posted: February 2, 2015
    Location: Matawan, NJ

    Summary: Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Founded in 1976, Habitat for Humanity International has built, rehabilitated, repaired or improved more than a million homes, housing more than 4 million people worldwide. In 2014, Habitat for Humanity of Northeast Monmouth and Habitat for Humanity of Western Monmouth merged to better serve the community; it currently serves 83% of families in Monmouth County. Together, the newly merged affiliate has built 42 new homes and assisted more than 90 families in disaster recovery post Hurricane Sandy. The organization seeks a full-time Grants Officer/Manager.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assists the Director of Operations and Finance Manager in applying for, developing, managing, delivering and administrating the affiliate's grant programs and reports as required
    • Contributes to the development of grants reporting, monitoring and evaluation framework and manages its implementation
    • Trains volunteers to help prepare grant applications and reports as needed
    • Stewards major funders; maintaining consistent and effective communication with funders and stakeholders
    • Develops affiliate-wide grant reporting calendar
    • Examines reporting requirements, monitors expenditures and delivers service program outcomes in a timely manner; ensuring that they are in accordance with grant agreement
    • Analyzes reports to determine program progress, quality and quantity of service and compliance with laws, standards and guidelines
    • Monitors and evaluates affiliates grant programs in accordance with audit procedures, which include federal statutory and regulatory requirements and financial record-keeping audit
    • Issues written findings and recommendations for affiliate corrective actions, if any, and monitors affiliate documentation for corrective actions
    • Records and tracks affiliate compliance data and reports
    • Participates in updating affiliate documents and other resources on an annual basis to reflect ongoing changes in federal and programmatic requirements
    • Reports to Fund Development committee and board of directors

    Qualifications:

    • Experience in non-profit development, grant writing and reporting and knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the grant writing field
    • Bachelors degree and at least three years of related work experience in non-profit setting
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; comfortable speaking in public
    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, plan, organize, and implement multiple projects and meet deadlines
    • Advanced knowledge of Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and common non-profit database software; knowledge of quick books online helpful
    • Experience with budgeting, auditing, and government contracts
    • Ability to supervise and direct volunteers
    • Be a team player, flexible, quick thinking and able to work under pressure
    • Supports colleagues in delivering affiliate objectives. Including events and initiatives that fall outside direct responsibilities
    • Represents affiliate at meetings, which may occur outside of normal business hours at night or on weekends and require occasional travel
    • Commitment to Habitat for Humanity’s mission of service to others

    To Apply: Please e-mail a cover letter and resume, along with salary requirements to llsmith@habitatmonmouth.org. Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County is an equal opportunity employer.


    Volunteer Center of Bergen County: Chief Executive Officer

    Posted: January 23, 2015
    Location: Hackensack, NJ

    Summary: The Volunteer Center of Bergen County is a nonprofit organization that develops and conducts a wide range of direct service, training and information programs promoting volunteer service and civic engagement by individuals, organizations and companies. With a budget of more than $1.2 million, the Center employs 17 full- and part-time staff members, provides services to more than 7,000 individuals each year, manages nearly 1,700 volunteers, and maintains an online volunteer opportunity databank that was accessed more than 125,000 times last year. The organization seeks a Chief Executive Officer.

    Responsibilities:

    • Programs include: At risk youth and families, through two well-regarded mentoring programs (Mentoring Moms and Mentoring Youth); Seniors and people with disabilities through the Chore Service, in which volunteers provide minor home repairs that keep homes safe
    • Community and civic leadership, through Bergen LEADS and associated initiatives for adults and teens
    • Post-Sandy recovery and community resilience/preparedness through the Bergen County VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster)

    Qualifications:

    • Preferred candidates are growth-oriented senior managers with a minimum of ten years experience, preferably in a non-profit setting
    • Highly developed fundraising and communication skills, and strong local and state network relationships
    • Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge will be helpful

    To Apply: Please send resume on a confidential basis to: BoardPresident@bergenvolunteers.org. The organization provides a competitive salary and fringe benefits.


    NJCDC: Employment Specialist

    Posted: January 22, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    Summary: NJCDC (New Jersey Community Development Corporation )is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities to transform lives in Passaic County. Elm Street is a supportive housing program for youth ages 18-21 that have a disability and are either homeless or aging-out of foster care.

    Responsibilities:

    • Serving as a member of the Elm Street Team committed to helping young people build on existing assets to make positive choices about their health and well-being, academic achievement and interaction with others
    • Identifying or conducting appropriate job training programs for residents, assisting in job searches, developing and maintaining a list or database of local employment opportunities
    • Coordinating with employment programs including those provided through the Workforce Investment Board (One Stop Center)
    • Maintaining program files and assisting in data collection for evaluation purposes

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelors Degree and experience in providing employment counseling and related services to youth; previous experience working with youth and adolescents
    • Good organizational skills; ability to work effectively as a member of a team; ability to work collaboratively with school and community resources
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
    • Computer skills are also essential, with experience with Microsoft Word, and Excel, preferred
    • Valid driver’s license

    To Apply: Please send resume with a cover note to: careers@njcdc.org. Please place “Employment Specialist” in the subject line of your email. Annual salary for Employment Specialist is $30,000 and attractive benefits package will be provided. New Jersey Community Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    NJCDC: Development Associate

    Posted: January 22, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    Summary: NJCDC (New Jersey Community Development Corporation )is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities to transform lives in Passaic County. Elm Street is a supportive housing program for youth ages 18-21 that have a disability and are either homeless or aging-out of foster care.

    Responsibilities:

    • Serves as grant writer for corporations, foundations, and government grant applications; coordinates projects with senior management and program staff; and completes and submits online grant applications in accordance with deadlines
    • Manages timeline for written projects and works with program staff to manage report submissions
    • Coordinates the end of year appeal and other appeals, as assigned
    • Works with Vice President of Development to develop appeal strategy, writes content and ensures execution
    • Conducts research to identify prospective donors and cultivates relationships, as assigned; Goes through process of new donor identification, qualification, and prioritization on an annual basis
    • Maintains Donor Perfect fundraising database; updates contact information and new donations in a timely manner, ensures that deadlines are logged into database and produces reports of donations and/or report deadlines, as requested
    • Manages donor correspondence in a timely and efficient manner; works with Chief Executive Officer to acknowledge personal contacts, including drafting acknowledgement emails and notes
    • Works with Vice President of Development to execute an event fundraising strategy; Works with Fiscal department to ensure that outstanding donations are collected in a timely manner

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelors Degree with three years of development or comparable experience, some experience in project management
    • Proven success in goal achievement and following through on tasks; demonstrated leadership capacity and sound judgment; strong organizational skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills; exceptional writing skills; ability to multi-task and work effectively independently and as a team
    • Computer skills are also essential with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point

    To Apply: Please send resume with a cover note to: careers@njcdc.org. Please place “Development Associate” in the subject line of your email. Competitive salary and benefits package will be provided. New Jersey Community Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    Essex County Family Justice Center: Program Coordinator

    Posted: January 21, 2015
    Location: Newark, NJ

    Summary: The mission of Essex County Family Justice Center is to enhance the safety and autonomy of domestic violence victims and their children by providing accessible and coordinated service in one location. The Family Justice Center (FJC) reduces barriers faced by victims of domestic violence, such as having to go to multiple sites to secure needed services, by co-locating coordinated wrap-around services into one facility. Fourteen agencies partner with the FJC to provide domestic violence victims access to law enforcement professionals and the civil protective process, civil legal and immigration assistance, crisis intervention, safety planning and supportive counseling, emergency food assistance, and linkages to medical and behavioral health providers. FJC currently seeks a Program Coordinator.

    Responsibilities:

    • Coordinate the daily delivery of direct services from on-site and off-site partners and staff
    • Ensure that operational protocols are followed and Operations Manual is updated as needed
    • Coordinate, implement and report on various direct service projects
    • Provide regular supervision to the Center’s direct service staff
    • Responsible for data entry into tracking software by direct service staff
    • Ongoing evaluation of the Center’s service delivery plan, gaps and areas of expansion
    • Assist with the development and delivery of in-service training program
    • Establish and manage a volunteer program
    • Assist with all grant and other funder reporting
    • Conduct community outreach and education events
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director

    Qualifications:

    • MSW required, LCSW preferred; minimum 2 years program management experience
    • Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills
    • Experience working with diverse cultures
    • Ability to work well in a team environment and with all levels of supervisory and frontline staff
    • Experience in the field of domestic violence/social services and/or understanding of the network of government and nonprofit service provision in Essex County
    • Familiarity with data collection, surveys and evaluation protocols; strong computer skills
    • Successful completion of a criminal record check

    To Apply: Please send your resume along with salary requirements to CAREERS@EssexCountyFJC.org.


    JCC of Central NJ: Development Director

    Posted: January 16, 2015
    Location: Scotch Plains, NJ

    Summary: JCC of Central NJ is a not-for-profit social service agency committed to serving both the Jewish community and the community at large. JCC's mission is to provide social, recreational, educational and cultural programs and humanitarian services for individuals and families through all phases of life. The organization seeks energetic and innovative self-starter candidates for the newly-created position of Development Director.

    Responsibilities:

    • Be the lead development strategist working closely with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to implement an agenda for growth
    • Set and achieve revenue goals with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and volunteer Development Committee
    • Oversee all solicitation campaigns, prospect identification and research, donor relations, gift tracking and acknowledgement, and special events.
    • Responsible for establishing workflow systems that will support the organization’s growth
    • Coordinate events and outreach programs to engage individual, foundation and corporate donors
    • Collaborate with the Marketing Director on corporate sponsorship program
    • Maintain and expand the JCC’s donor database and tracking system for prospective donors
    • Take the lead role in planning and executing 3-4 fundraising events each year
    • Supervise a grant writing consultant, providing necessary support, materials and oversight to track deadlines
    • Write fundraising letters and appeals; maintain regular correspondence with donors, prospects and board
      members and coordinate all donor recognition programs
    • Staff the volunteer Development Committee, develop meeting agendas and supporting documents
    • Work collaboratively with other departments to maximize giving opportunities across departments

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising/development
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and fundraising software programs
    • Ability to work well independently and under deadlines; highly organized; mature and have a sense of humor
    • Experience working with volunteers and lay committees
    • Proven ability to juggle multiple priorities and move quickly from one project to another while meeting deadlines
    • Demonstrated track record of motivating and energizing others
    • Strong budgeting, strategic planning, and marketing skills
    • Superior interpersonal skills; excellent written and verbal skills
    To Apply: Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Executive Director Jennifer Mamlet at Jmamlet@jccnj.org or mail to: JCC of Central New Jersey, 1391 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains, NJ 07076. (No phone calls, please.)

    WomanSpace: Bilingual Counselor Advocate

    Posted: January 9, 2015
    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

    Summary: WomanSpace is a not-for-profit agency providing a comprehensive array of services to individuals impacted by domestic and sexual violence and dedicated to improving the quality of life for women and their families. The agency seeks a full-time Bilingual Counselor Advocate.

    Responsibilities:

    • Available to work directly with Spanish speaking clients
    • Individual and group counseling
    • Provide advocacy for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault

    Qualifications:

    • Have strong background in domestic violence
    • Excellent communication and advocacy skills
    • Master’s degree in a related field is required
    • Fluent in speaking and writing in Spanish.

    To Apply: Interested candidates may email resumes to Susan Victor, Director of Counseling and Support Services at: rsv@womanspace.org or fax to (609)394-5417. (Excellent benefits package including 401K)


    The ARC of Monmouth: Multiple full-time/part-time positions

    Posted: December 31, 2014
    Location: Monmouth County, NJ

    Summary: The ARC of Monmouth's mission is to improve the lives of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. This is accomplished through advocacy services and supports, cooperation with community partners and community education. The Arc of Monmouth also works to prevent the causes and effects of intellectual and developmental disabilities. The ARC has several residential options positions available as well as a limited amount of nurses positions.

    Responsibilities:

    • Residential options include care for individuals in group homes and or apartments
    • Various shifts including evenings, weekends and overnights
    • Receive on the job training in teaching, behavior supports, standard first-aid, CPR and more

    Qualifications:

    • Must be caring, reliable and responsible
    • Have an interest in working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

    To Apply: Please visit The ARC of Monmouth's Employment Page for more information or to apply online. The organization is hosting a job fair: March 19, 4:30-7:30 pm in Freehold.

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