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Eastern Environmental Law Center Staff or Senior Staff Attorney
Eastern Environmental Law Center Development Manager - Part-time
NAMI New Jersey Human Resources Specialist - Part-time
Womanspace Children's Assistant - Part-time
New Jersey Audubon Policy Manager
New Jersey Audubon Project Director – GIS & Sanctuary/Facilities Management
New Jersey Audubon Teacher Naturalist
New Jersey Audubon Multiple Seasonal Positions
Salvation Army Major Gifts Officer
Trenton Children's Chorus Choir Manager
New Jersey Citizen Action Education Fund Financial Coaching Director
Center for Family Services Chief Financial Officer
New Jersey State Museum Foundation Membership Coordinator - Part-time
Child Care Resources of Monmouth County Quality Improvement Specialist
DAWN Center for Independent Living Employment Specialist
Make-A-Wish New Jersey Wish Coordinator
Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey BEAM Program Director
Lead New Jersey Communications & Fellows Engagement Associate
Social Service Association of Ridgewood and Vicinity Director of Development - Part-time
Make-A-Wish New Jersey Medical Outreach Manager
Family Planning Center of Ocean County Executive Director
Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey Special Events Program Coordinator
Princeton Alumni Corps Executive Director
New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence Deaf Advocacy Project Coordinator
Wynona's House Family Advocacy Volunteer Initiative Trainer/Recruiter
New Jersey Conservation Foundation Development Associate
The Work Group, Inc. Accountant
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Manager, Special Events and Women’s Leadership Initiative
New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence Domestic Violence Attorney


 

Eastern Environmental Law Center: Staff or Senior Staff Attorney

Posted: April 25, 2017
Location: Newark, NJ

Summary: The Eastern Environmental Law Center (EELC) seeks a dynamic, experienced attorney to join our environmental litigation public interest team. This full-time position, based in Newark, New Jersey, will have direct responsibility for litigation on clean energy (including opposing natural gas and oil pipelines or intervening in utility petitions); environmental justice, clean air, water and open space matters.  Responsibilities may include involvement in sustainable development issues.  All of this work will be conducted in a collaborative public interest law office environment. The Attorney will report directly to EELC’s Executive Director and will work closely with EELC’s other attorneys, partners, clients, and experts. The Attorney may also help with supervision of EELC’s support staff and law interns.

Qualifications:

  • At least three and preferably eight years of federal and state litigation, administrative advocacy, and strategic campaign experience.  EELC will consider candidates at different levels of experience for this position.
  • Expertise and/or at least familiarity with the following: federal and state appellate litigation; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and New Jersey Board of Public Utility (BPU) proceedings; National Environmental Policy Act litigation; Environmental Justice and/or Title VI litigation and Clean Water Act permit reviews.
  • Ability to effectively integrate legal advocacy with broader strategic advocacy campaigns, in particular relative to communications and policy advocacy, and to work collaboratively with other legal and advocacy organizations on such campaigns.
  • Assist EELC management and partners with fundraising and communications.
  • Admission to and in good standing with the New Jersey state bar.
  • Excellent research, writing, and oral presentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to foster relationships with clients, partners, and allies.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the public interest.
  • Positive, friendly, and enthusiastic attitude towards making the world a better place and a sense of humor.

EELC is a New Jersey based nonprofit public interest environmental law center that provides pro bono and public interest rate legal services to the environmental and conservation communities in New Jersey and throughout the region. EELC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and our programs and employment are open to all. We offer a friendly, team-based environment, competitive salaries, and an excellent benefits package.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter in confidence to Aaron Kleinbaum, Executive Director, Eastern Environmental Law Center: info@easternenvironmental.org. No phone calls please.

   


 

Eastern Environmental Law Center: Development Manager - Part-time

Posted: April 25, 2017
Location: Newark, NJ

Summary: The Eastern Environmental Law Center (EELC) seeks a creative and energetic development professional to strategically contribute to its development efforts. The position, based in Newark New Jersey, reports to the Executive Director. In partnership with the Executive Director, Board and senior staff, the Development Manager will support the achievement of revenue goals of about $1 million annually. The Manager will collaborate with the Executive Director and Board to engage donors from all sectors (individuals, corporations and foundations), help to strengthen fundraising and build internal capacity, and help to realize EELC’s goals for its public interest environmental litigation team. The position will be part-time (3 to 4 days a week).

The ideal candidate will have five to seven years of progressive job experience in development for nonprofit organizations ideally in the environmental or conservation sector. He or she will be a poised, effective, and thoughtful team member ready to get to work in a fast paced, high profile environmental legal institution. They will be an important member of EELC charged with building and executing a sound and achievable multi-year fundraising plan. EELC has a small staff of dedicated environmental public interest lawyers, office manager/paralegal, interns and a small active board.  He or she will have several years experience in a nonprofit development department. They must be well organized, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, be adept at problem solving, and have a good sense of humor.

He/she will have strong skills in large donor cultivation, annual fund giving, foundation grants, corporate giving, and special events. The candidate will be adept at utilizing social media to drive memberships, fundraising, and publicity. They will be comfortable speaking directly with donors at all levels and public interest environmental clients.

Finally, the selected candidate will be a collaborative team member eager to work efficiently and effectively at all levels as part of a small administrative team. They will report to the Executive Director to work to support all fundraising initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Creation of an annual fundraising plan, prepared in collaboration and coordination with the Executive Director, other senior staff, which includes gifts to annual fund and/or targeted gifts to particular fundraising efforts.
  • Refinement of existing strategies and creation of new approaches to identify and cultivate new prospects for all sectors of giving with a focus on major individual gifts.
  • Preparation of all materials needed for fundraising programs, including proposals to donors and prospects, sponsorship materials, acknowledgment materials and so on.
  • Utilization of social media to drive fundraising and membership outcomes essential.
  • Preparation of materials for and support of Board Development Committees.
  • Maintenance of major gift donor and prospect information.
  • Maintenance of close working relationship with the Executive Director and other senior staff.

EELC is a New Jersey based nonprofit public interest environmental law center that provides pro bono and reduced rate legal services to the environmental and conservation communities in New Jersey and throughout the region.   EELC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and our programs and employment are open to all. We offer a friendly, team-based environment, highly competitive salaries, and an excellent benefits package.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter in confidence to Aaron Kleinbaum, Executive Director, Eastern Environmental Law Center: info@easternenvironmental.org. No phone calls please.

   




 

NAMI New Jersey: Human Resources Specialist - Part-time

Posted: April 25, 2017
Location: North Brunswick, NJ

Summary: NAMI New Jersey, a non-profit mental health education, support and advocacy organization serving New Jersey residents is seeking a  Part-time HR specialist to be based in it's North Brunswick office. Position Reports to the Executive Director and works in conjunction with Office Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop HR policies and procedures in compliance with applicable laws. - review, update and maintain personnel manual, employee handbook and SOPs.
  • Maintains HR files, policies and records.
  • Recruits for positions including writing and placing advertisements; conducting initial candidate screening; scheduling interviews, conducting reference checks and new employee orientations
  • Function as employee liaison to benefit providers.
  • Plans and executes the annual performance evaluation and salary increase program.
  • Researches and recommends salary scale.
  • Ensures compliance with all federal state and local employment law.
  • Prepares and submits any required reports.
  • Serves as employee relations contact in handling employee concerns or conflicts. 
  • Conducts exit interviews.

Qualifications:

  • BA degree/Masters preferred in related discipline
  • 5+ years experience managing HR functions in a nonprofit organization
  • Self-starter – ability to work efficiently and independently
  • Well organized
  • Strong interpersonal skills

To Apply: Apply for position be sending a cover letter, salary requirements and resume to sylviaaxel@icloud.com 

   


 

Womanspace: Children's Assistant, Housing Program - Part-time

Posted: April 21, 2017
Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

Summary: Womanspace is a leading nonprofit agency in Mercer County, New Jersey, that provides a comprehensive array of services to individuals and families impacted by domestic and sexual violence and dedicated to improving the quality of life for adults and their families. Programs include crisis intervention, emergency shelter, counseling, court advocacy and housing services. Womanspace receives funding from the State of New Jersey, the County of Mercer and contributions from individuals, organizations, foundations and corporations. Effective December 31, 2012, the United Way of Greater Mercer County discontinued funding Womanspace due to a change in their funding.

A part-time Children's Assistant is needed to provide recreational activities for children in the transitional housing program. Two evenings a month, approximately 3 hours each night. Must have experience working with children. Interested candidates should send their resumes to Janet Ginest at jmg@womanspace.org.

To Apply: Interested candidates should send their resumes to Janet Ginest at jmg@womanspace.org.

   


 

New Jersey Audubon: Policy Manager  

Posted: April 21, 2017
Location: Trenton or Cape May, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Audubon is a privately supported, not-for profit, statewide membership organization. Founded in 1897, and one of the oldest independent Audubon societies. New Jersey Audubon fosters environmental awareness and a conservation ethic among New Jersey's citizens; protects New Jersey's birds, mammals, other animals, and plants, especially endangered and threatened species; and promotes preservation of New Jersey's valuable natural habitats.

The Policy Manager will work to advance the conservation agenda of New Jersey Audubon. General responsibilities include conservation issue analysis, advocacy before the Legislature, communications with the public and occasionally media, and interfacing with conservation partners. The position will require extensive efforts to support the coordination of the New Jersey Keep it Green Coalition, the State’s preeminent open space preservation coalition. The Policy Manager will also manage grant projects and work to build relationships with legislators, the media, partner organizations and stakeholders to further New Jersey Audubon conservation goals.

View complete job descriptions.

To Apply: Please email cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references as a single PDF document, listing job position in subject line, to hr.govrelations@njaudubon.org

   


 

New Jersey Audubon: Project Director – GIS & Sanctuary/Facilities Management  

Posted: April 21, 2017
Location: Port Murray, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Audubon is a privately supported, not-for profit, statewide membership organization. Founded in 1897, and one of the oldest independent Audubon societies. New Jersey Audubon fosters environmental awareness and a conservation ethic among New Jersey's citizens; protects New Jersey's birds, mammals, other animals, and plants, especially endangered and threatened species; and promotes preservation of New Jersey's valuable natural habitats.

Stewardship Project Director's primary responsibility is to support New Jersey Audubon staff with GIS needs and to also oversee the network of New Jersey Audubon Sanctuaries and provide support to facilities management. The successful candidate should be able to use GIS software (i.e., ArcGIS) and hardware to map, analyze, support and answer questions related to Stewardship Department and other NJ Audubon projects. The candidate should have a strong background in GIS and experience with manipulating data between various platforms. In addition, this position coordinates and monitors the network of NJ Audubon sanctuaries, conducting annual property visits, supporting stewardship and restoration projects on sanctuaries and assisting with tracking facilities.

View complete job descriptions.

To Apply: Qualified individuals may apply by emailing their resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and three professional references, preferably as one document, to hr.stewardshipnorth@njaudubon.org.

   


 

New Jersey Audubon: Teacher Naturalist 

Posted: April 21, 2017
Location: Cape May, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Audubon is a privately supported, not-for profit, statewide membership organization. Founded in 1897, and one of the oldest independent Audubon societies. New Jersey Audubon fosters environmental awareness and a conservation ethic among New Jersey's citizens; protects New Jersey's birds, mammals, other animals, and plants, especially endangered and threatened species; and promotes preservation of New Jersey's valuable natural habitats.

The Teacher Naturalist has duties primarily in the education branch of the New Jersey Audubon mission and provides natural science programs to schools, interested groups and the general public. Under the direction of the Center Director, the Teacher Naturalist, takes part in all aspects of programming and operating a nature center. The Teacher-Naturalist takes an active role in promoting New Jersey Audubon as a membership-based conservation organization. 

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To Apply: Qualified individuals may apply by sending resume with cover letter as a single pdf document to HR.NCCM@njaudubon.org. Please include position in subject line.

   



 

New Jersey Audubon: Multiple Seasonal Positions

Posted: April 21, 2017
Location: Various Locations in New Jersey

Summary: New Jersey Audubon is a privately supported, not-for profit, statewide membership organization. Founded in 1897, and one of the oldest independent Audubon societies. New Jersey Audubon fosters environmental awareness and a conservation ethic among New Jersey's citizens; protects New Jersey's birds, mammals, other animals, and plants, especially endangered and threatened species; and promotes preservation of New Jersey's valuable natural habitats.

The New Jersey Audubon has several seasonal positions available, including:

  • Nature Camp Post Care Educator
  • Nature Camp Educator
  • Teacher Naturalist
  • Nature Center Assistant
  • Nature Store Sales Associate and Administrative Assistant

View the complete job descriptions on the New Jersey Audubon's website.

To Apply: Candidates should follow the instructions provided in the desired job description.

   


 

Salvation Army: Major Gifts Officer

Posted: April 13, 2017
Location: Union, NJ

Summary: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by love for God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

KEES has been exclusively retained by The Salvation Army in their search for a Major Gifts Officer (aka: Donor Relations Director) in their New Jersey division. The Army seeks a compassionate, dynamic and entrepreneurial fundraising professional with a minimum of three years’ experience in a highly productive and progressive development and communications program within the nonprofit sector. Preference is given to those who have served in a faith-based organization, and possess a strong working knowledge of the local philanthropic community.

View complete job description.

To Apply: Candidates should submit their cover letter and resume and complete the online application.

   


 

Trenton Children's Chorus: Choir Manager

Posted: April 12, 2017
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: Trenton Children's Chorus is a 28-year old, award-winning nonprofit organization providing exceptional musical, academic, social, and personal opportunities for young people in the Greater Trenton Area. TCC’s mission is to empower the academic, social, and spiritual lives of children through artistry in music. Today’s program serves 150 singers in grades K-12. TCC offers choral music education and performance opportunities as well as drumming and keyboard instruction, music theory instruction, tutoring, homework assistance, PSAT and SAT prep, college application help, summer camp placement, and educational scholarships. No child is ever denied participation because of limited resources. In an urban area where the high school drop-out rate over 20 percent, 100% of TCC graduates attend college. TCC has performed at the White House for President and Mrs. Obama, United Nations, National Cathedral, Library of Congress, Princeton University, in concert with Bobby McFerrin and Dave Brubeck, and for corporate, community, church and private events in the greater Trenton area. 

The Choir Manager serves as primary TCC liaison with parents, participants, and schools establishing and maintaining effective communication and building enduring relationships across all programs. The Choir Manager is available as a resource for answering questions or resolving issues, ensuring that TCC policies support a healthy and thriving choir community. This is a part-time salaried position, paid on a 9-month basis. The time commitment is approximately 20 hours per week during the school calendar year. The Choir Manager is additionally expected to be on-site for all regular choir rehearsals on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, during Learning Academy on Wednesday afternoons, and at other events and performances as necessary.

View complete job description.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Linda Helm Krapf, Executive Director, at linda.helmkrapf@trentonchildrenschorus.org.

   


 

New Jersey Citizen Action Education Fund: Financial Coaching Director

Posted: April 12, 2017
Location: Jersey City and Newark, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Citizen Action Education Fund, a non-profit organization founded in 1982, takes a comprehensive approach to assist families with making financial decisions that have positive economic impact, not only on the individual, but the general community. NJCAEF seeks to increase economic opportunities for low and moderate income (LMI) people through financial education, homeownership preparation, loan counseling programs, and financial coaching. Our program provides one-on-one coaching services to assist participants with goal setting, budgeting, credit building/rebuilding, debt repayment, savings, and asset development.

Under the direction of the Director of Empowerment Programs and Finance, the Financial Coaching Director will develop, coordinate, manage and oversee all aspects of the Financial Coaching program.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervision: Hire, train and supervise staff that will assist with coaching and administrative duties.
  • Partnerships: Identify, cultivate, and maintain relationships with key community partners.
  • Grant Reporting: Manage contracts/grants and report to funders as required.
  • Materials: Develop marketing and outreach materials.
  • Financial coaching: Provide one-on-one coaching, as needed.
  • Data collection and evaluation: Collect and analyze all required data.
  • Resource development: Identify other resources and services  program participants may utilize to achieve their financial goals.
  • Policy and Guidelines: Adhere to all guidelines related to confidentiality. Work to ensure that satisfaction is a priority of the coaching program.
  • Travel: Travel between work locations and throughout metropolitan areas required (e.g., Newark and Jersey City) Travel for training and occasional meetings and NJCA required events as needed. Car, valid driver’s license and insurance required. Maintain a flexible work schedule as needed.

View complete job description.

To Apply: Email a resume and cover letter of interest to:   Theresa Dempewolf, Director of Empowerment and Finance theresa@njcitizenaction.org. NJCAEF is an equal opportunity employer.  Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

   


 

Center for Family Services: Chief Financial Officer

Posted: April 10, 2017
Location: Camden, NJ

Summary: The Center for Family Services seeks a Chief Financial Officer. Responsible for directing the fiscal functions of the agency in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, the Securities and Exchange Commission, other regulatory and advisory organizations and in accordance with financial management techniques and practices appropriate within the social services and nonprofit industries.

Collaborates with the Executive Management Team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes and personnel designed to accommodate the growth objectives of the company.

Motivates, lead, recruit and mentor a high performance Finance Team.

Attend Board Committee Meetings and Board of Trustees Meetings as requested.

Plans, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluates the agency's fiscal functions and performance.

Continually improves the budgeting process through education of department managers on financial issues impacting their department.

Responsible for the purchase, maintenance and upkeep of existing and knew finance systems, including but not limited to ADP platform, Financial Edge and all other applicable software and systems.

Provides technical financial advice and knowledge to others within the financial discipline.

Understands Federal, State and Non Profit fiscal and employee regulations and ensures agency is in compliance.

Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor's Degree Level
  • BA in Accounting or Related Field, CPA and/or MBA preferred.
  • At least 15 years relevant experience with increasing responsibility
  • Vehicle, Driver License, Registration and Insurance are required 

To Apply: Interested Candidates should submit their Resume and Cover Letter, along with their salary requirements to cfsresumes@centerffs.org.

   

 

New Jersey State Museum Foundation: Membership Coordinator - Part-time

Posted: April 6, 2017
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: The New Jersey State Museum Foundation supports the collections, exhibitions and educational programs of the New Jersey State Museum through fundraising, volunteerism and advocacy.  The Foundation is seeking a motivated, professional individual to assist in the advancement of its mission. The Membership Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the membership and donor database and processing of all gifts through the database. Additionally, the Membership Coordinator will participate in the development and execution of activities designed to attain and retain membership. The position will also support the fundraising activities of the Foundation including the planning and implementation of events and grants management. The Membership Coordinator reports to the Executive Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Processing membership information including data entry, mailings, emails, filing forms/maintaining records, running reports and maintaining email database and mailing lists.
  • Ensuring accuracy of database information, coordinating data sharing, reporting and staying current with DonorPerfect updates.
  • Coordinating all aspects of the Membership Program including: training staff  to encourage enrollment, packet and brochure distribution, data entry, fulfillment, renewals and all Membership correspondence.
  • Leading the process for generating large campaigns and appeals that are derived from the database, including working with Museum departments to create accurate lists.
  • Conducting Member prospect research and maintaining this information within database; preparing summaries as needed for review and update as necessary.
  • Working to enhance and develop the membership program to provide meaningful benefits and generate more Memberships and income.
  • Ensuring that all staff receive timely notice of member events and recruitment efforts.
  • Working with Executive Director to establish a Corporate Membership program.
  • Providing general administrative support to the Executive Director, i.e. coordinating meetings, processing letters, answering phones and taking minutes as needed.
  • Working as a team with other members of the Foundation and Museum staff as needed.
  • Assisting with coordination and implementation of member events.
  • Assisting in building strong relationships with partners and stakeholders to expand the potential of the Museum and Foundation.
  • Assisting on the implementation and development of Foundation’s Annual Fund.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 1 - 2 years’ experience in a nonprofit development office with an emphasis on database entry and donor management systems. 
  • Special consideration given to those with experience on DonorPerfect. 
  • Familiarity with the nature and philosophy of, and an interest in, museums or nonprofits is a plus.
  • Must be friendly, possess willingness for professional development and have a positive attitude.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field. Students enrolled in accredited colleges and universities who are nearing graduation may be considered.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, phone skills and public speaking skills.
  • Specialized computer/database training, including at least one year database (DonorPerfect) experience in a non-profit setting or demonstrated willingness and ability to learn quickly.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy as well as ability to manage multiple objectives independently.
  • Proficiency in all MS Office applications, business e-mail systems and database management and excellent command of the Internet.
  • Ability to prepare accurate written correspondence and acknowledgements for individual, corporate and foundation gifts.
  • Ability to coordinate all aspects of Membership programs, including recruitment, retention and fulfillment efforts, and all database entry and communication.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Experience with standard office procedures.
  • Strong customer service skills with high energy level and ability to enthusiastically engage both large and small audiences.
  • Ability to work occasional off hours such as evenings and weekends for programs, meetings and special events.
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks a plus.

DISCLAIMER:  The above is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position and in no way is to be construed as a contract.  As with all positions at the Foundation, employment is “at will” or voluntary on both the part of the organization and the employee.  Employment is not for a set period of time and may be discontinued by either party for any reason with or without notice. This position is for employment by the New Jersey State Museum Foundation a 501(c)3 organization, not the State of New Jersey. Salary is commensurate with experience. The Foundation offers a unique environment, a generous leave package including paid vacation, sick time and holidays, and an employee retail discount.

To Apply: Mail or email by April 28, 2017 a resume, cover letter and brief writing sample to: New Jersey State Museum Foundation, 205 West State Street, PO Box 530, Trenton, NJ 08625-0530, nicole.jannotte@sos.nj.gov. Candidates selected for interviews will be contacted and three professional references will be requested.  No phone calls please.

   


 

Child Care Resources of Monmouth County: Quality Improvement Specialist

Posted: April 4, 2017
Location: Neptune, NJ

Summary: Child Care Resources of Monmouth County is seeking an engaging and confident early care and education professional to recruit and provide early care and education programs with professional development training, technical assistance and on-site coaching and mentoring as part of the Grow NJ Kids (GNJK) continuous improvement system in Monmouth County. Responsibilities include recruiting programs for the GNJK Quality Rating Improvement System, discuss and accurately present the GNJK standards and benefits of high quality early care and education in the community, provide unlimited support to GNJK programs and administrators, track and document programs’ progress and submit required reports to the Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Family Development (DFD), work collaboratively with the Technical Assistance Center and Technical Assistance Specialist to assist programs’ progression, facilitate workshops based on current research and best practices identifying the trainings necessary in Monmouth County to support the child care workforce and to support the developmental needs of the children in their care.

Applicant must demonstrate exceptional professional communication skills, be eager and self-motivated, have the ability to work with interruptions and prioritize numerous and various requests, maintain records, as well as knowledge of and experience with computers including familiarity of Microsoft Office, database applications and online information exchange networks and the ability to perform tasks independently.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Social Sciences or related field is required and a Master’s Degree in a related field is preferred. Applicant must have at least two years experience in an early care and education setting, as well as a familiarity with child care operations and regulations, and knowledge of local human service agencies and organizations. Applicant must be able to travel independently to sites, meetings, conferences and training sessions in Monmouth County and throughout New Jersey. Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates are preferred. 

To Apply: Please send resume to Child Care Resources, Human Resources, Ext. 115, PO Box 1234, Neptune, NJ 07754 or fax to 732-918-9902, Attn: 115 or email to kotto@ccrnj.org.

   



 

DAWN Center for Independent Living: Employment Specialist

Posted: March 30, 2017
Location: Morris County, NJ

Summary: DAWN Center for Independent Living, a disability rights agency, seeks a highly motivated, enthusiastic, outgoing self-starter to coordinate agency employment readiness programming. The Employment Specialist is responsible for expanding capacity of employment related programming within the organization and delivering, documenting, tracking, and promoting Independent Living employment services to consumers residing in Morris, Sussex and Warren Counties. He/she works closely with our consumers to help them create their own Independent Living Plan, where they set employment goals and determine action steps to achieve them. The Employment Specialist also is responsible for building relationships with employers to enhance employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of legislation pertinent to employment for persons with disabilities including WIOA, ADA, Section 504, etc.
  • Recruit, screen, identify and assist individuals to participate in all agency specific employment programs. ·        
  • Provide ongoing support from identification to job placement, including benefits and career counseling, skills and interest inventories, job search skills, workplace skill building, self-advocacy skills, and peer support to consumers with employment goals.
  • Maintain working knowledge of benefits and services available to people with disabilities and how they may be affected by earned income.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate service records of all consumer contacts, as per contractual obligations
  • Prepare reports for specific funders/programs.
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with federal, state and private agencies and non-profit organizations that serve persons with disabilities, with an emphasis on SSA.
  • Foster collaborative relationships with employers to enhance employment outcomes for persons with disabilities.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of and support for the Independent Living Philosophy;
  • Ability to successfully relate to and communicate with people with disabilities, their families, other organizations, agencies, volunteers, and consumers
  • Knowledge of programs and services, benefits, entitlements and supports available to persons with disabilities, as needed;
  • Experience using Windows editions 8-10 including expertise in utilizing: Outlook; Skype; Microsoft Word/, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher,
  • Strong team player willing to take direction, initiate business activities and work with management staff and peers;
  • Professional demeanor and presentation;
  • Have strong and effective spoken and written communication skills.
  • Creative thinker using sound judgment in workload coordination and in technical matters;
  • Ability to organize work effectively and establish priorities
  • Ability to meet or exceed deadlines;
  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Services field, and a minimum of two years of experience providing employment related services to persons with disabilities. Experience may be substituted for education on a year-to-year basis.
  • Previous experience working with individuals with disabilities required.

To Apply: Detailed cover letter and resume required for application to be complete. Resumes must be emailed to jobsdawn@dawncil.org or sent via fax to 973-625-1942. No phone calls.

   


 

Make-A-Wish New Jersey: Wish Coordinator

Posted: March 30, 2017
Location: Monroe Township, NJ

Summary: Make-A-Wish® New Jersey (MAWNJ), granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy, seeks a full-time Medical Outreach Manager to join our team at our Monroe Township, NJ castle facility. This is a great opportunity to share in the power of a child’s wish come true, especially at one of the leading Make-A-Wish chapters in the country, as well as a tremendous opportunity to play a crucial role in our success, make an immediate impact, and experience profound job satisfaction/fulfillment.

Reporting to the Director of Wish Granting, this professional’s responsibilities will include the coordination and planning of wishes to eligible children with life-threatening medical conditions. Coordination aspects involved with wishes, include but are not limited to: transportation, accommodations, goods/services, communication with assisting chapters, securing medical equipment, acquiring signatures for necessary forms, creating budgets and itineraries.  A strong emphasis for this Wish Coordinator position will be placed on someone who can manage and prioritize tasks effectively in a timely manner.  As a member of the Mission Delivery team, the selected candidate will be able to work evening and weekends, as needed, and will be ‘On-Call’ one week per month, providing excellent customer service to our families, donors, volunteers and community at-large. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required with 3+ years of case management experience preferably in the nonprofit sector, handling event planning or travel arrangements.  Bi-lingual Spanish Speaking preferred; Candidate must have strong customer service skills with the ability to work with people from different backgrounds and children with life-threatening medical conditions.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary; Possess critical thinking skills with the ability to problem solve, independently, and as part of a team. Proficient computer skills with knowledge of and/or previous experience working with Raiser’s Edge and Salesforce, is a plus.

To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume with “Wish Coordinator” in the Subject line to jobs@wishnj.org.   **No phone calls please.**

   



 

Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey: BEAM Program Director

Posted: March 29, 2017
Location: Clifton, NJ

Summary: This position has responsibility for the day-to day management, coordination and implementation of Phase 3 of the Breathe Easier with Asthma Management (BEAM) program, an initiative of The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey in collaboration with the Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey (BGCNJ), including training, program oversight, technical assistance, reporting and communications. The position will also have responsibility for further developing the program by enhancing program components and assisting in the recruitment of new program partners.

The Breathe Easier with Asthma Management (BEAM) program's primary goal is to raise awareness about asthma and educate Boys & Girls Club members and their parents or caregivers about asthma and how best to manage it. Youth identified as having or being at risk of having asthma will be referred to a doctor for screening.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide day-to-day oversight of program to ensure goals and objectives are met.
  2. Plan and implement the BEAM trainings to youth development staff including initial trainings, webinars, site visits and regular conference calls with local Club youth development staff.
  3. Create and maintain BEAM manual and other required program documents for program staff.
  4. Provide ongoing support and technical assistance to local youth development staff including monthly phone conversations, site visits with each participating Club site, and review of quarterly reporting.
  5. Participate in weekly meetings with BGCNJ State Director and Operations Director
  6. Serve as primary contact with The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey staff, including monthly conference calls for planning and to review program status.
  7. Maintain ongoing contact with evaluators, review quarterly evaluation reports and follow up with State Director, Operations Director, Club Executives, and staff as needed.
  8. Create monthly project reports for Operations Director.
  9. Coordinate planning and implementation of internal launch event as well as external media events to broaden awareness of the program and the issue.
  10. Assist in generating program communications, including development of a media toolkit for use by participating Club sites, monitoring BEAM communications and assisting with BEAM marketing and communications.
  11. Evaluate and monitor Club performance in meeting objectives and requirements to ensure successful delivery of program.
  12. Provide technical assistance and support to participating Club sites.
  13. Assist Club sites in developing action plans should they fall behind on meeting program objectives and monitor improvement.
  14. In compliance with BEAM budget, identify required program materials to be purchased and distribute to Club sites.
  15. Collect data and complete midterm, annual and final reports.
  16. Assist in further developing program components to take BEAM to the next stage
  17. Assist in recruiting new program partners.
  18. Represent BGCNJ at internal and external meetings, events, conferences, etc. when needed.

 

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To Apply: Please view complete job description and email cover letter and resume with "BEAM Program Director" in subject line to hr@bgcnj.org

   


 

Lead New Jersey: Communications & Fellows Engagement Associate

Posted: March 28, 2017
Location: Princeton, NJ

Summary: Lead New Jersey (LNJ) has, since 1987, trained 30 year-long classes of state leaders on the cutting edge issues that face our lives. Our more than 1500 program graduates, called Fellows, inhabit the highest offices of business, government, and the non-profit sector. The LNJ year-long Fellowship year, and our alumni events for fellows, connect and inform New Jersey’s leaders. Visit our web site, leadnj.org, to learn more. Lead New Jersey is seeking a talented and committed individual as a full-time Communications & Fellows Engagement Associate to help engage the entire LNJ community through various communications strategies and educational events. Reporting to the Vice President for Recruitment, Alumni Relations, & Communications, he or she will apply his/her skills to manage LNJ Fellows in the current annual class, as well as support programs and events for our 1500+ alumni. 

Primary Duties:

  • Assist with organization-wide communications, including e-blasts, newsletters, website, and social media
  • Collect, produce, and distribute relatable and effective content (written, photography, and video) at LNJ seminars and related events
  • Support in planning and coordinating monthly seminars, including staffing all seminars and current class events
  • Assist in planning and coordinating alumni programs and events, including marketing of and staffing events
  • Update and maintain accurate and detailed program applicant, participant, and alumni records, including management of LNJ’s contacts database
  • Manage the execution of Leadership In Action projects with current and recently graduated Fellows
  • Support the recruitment of LNJ’s next class, including planning and staffing outreach events and working with the recruitment committee on recruitment efforts

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, concentration in communications or related fields preferred
  • Communications experience, especially website management and proficiency in shooting and editing video/photography
  • Social media experience (including but not limited to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube)
  • Event planning experience
  • Excellent marketing skills
  • Detail-oriented with organization and project management skills
  • Superb “people skills” to enthusiastically engage Fellows and oversee related programming
  • In-office work required at Lead New Jersey’s office in Princeton, New Jersey, with regular off-site assignments
  • Travel (mostly New Jersey) required, with occasional overnights
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license

To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to jen@leadnj.org. Please no phone calls. Applicants with appropriate backgrounds will be contacted for a face-to-face interview.

   




 

Social Service Association of Ridgewood and Vicinity: Director of Development - Part-time

Posted: March 28, 2017
Location: Ridgewood, NJ

Summary: The Social Service Association provides food, emergency housing and utility assistance, summer camp stipends, Thanksgiving dinner, holiday gifts, and referrals to families in need in six towns in northern Bergen County. The Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of Social Service Association’s fundraising including the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns. The Director of Development is a creative, self-starter who reports to the President of the SSA Board of Directors and to the Executive Director.   SSA has an operating annual budget of $250k.  For this newly created position, candidates should rely on their previous experience to perform the duties of this job successfully.  

Part-time position 20-24 hrs/week.  Salary, commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute SSA annual fundraising plan while working closely with Executive Director, President and board members
  • Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them regarding SSA’s goals and funding needs
  • Grow a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with donors
  • Represent SSA within the community, region and statewide at various meetings and groups to inform the community of SSA’s goals and impact
  • Oversee grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements
  • Work to increase the Association’s visibility in the community
  • Direct the annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives
  • Help plan the yearly budget with the Finance Committee with input from the Office Manager and Executive Director
  • Meet with Executive Committee, ED and Office manager to evaluate SSA’s current strategic plan on a half yearly basis and as needed
  • Coordinate fundraising special events & employee fundraising drives
  • Oversee and evaluate fundraising database and tracking systems
  • Delegate specific fundraising assignments to Board
  • Oversee creation of publications to support fundraising activities
  • Maintain gift recognition programs
  • With director and Office manager, work to establish several compelling stories for use on the website and other forms of social media

Qualifications:

  • Embrace the mission of SSA
  • A minimum of 5 years of development experience with progressively increasing responsibilities
  • Proven track record of soliciting and closing gifts at the $25k level or above
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, organizational and analytical skills, and project management skills
  • Experience with volunteer engagement, management and training
  • Bachelor’s degree (master’s degree a plus)

To Apply: Email resume to info@ssaridgewood.org. 

   




 

Make-A-Wish New Jersey: Medical Outreach Manager

Posted: March 27, 2017
Location: Monroe Township, NJ

Summary: Make-A-Wish® New Jersey (MAWNJ), granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy, seeks a full-time Medical Outreach Manager to join our team at our Monroe Township, NJ castle facility. This is a great opportunity to share in the power of a child’s wish come true, especially at one of the leading Make-A-Wish chapters in the country, as well as a tremendous opportunity to play a crucial role in our success, make an immediate impact, and experience profound job satisfaction/fulfillment.

Primary Duties: Responsible for developing, strategizing and overseeing the medical outreach and eligibility efforts chapter wide to ensure all qualified children receive a wish.  Build a referral source network in New Jersey through research, analysis, and cultivations of relationships with medical professionals, hospital administrators, social workers and child life specialists. Maintain existing referral source relationships and work to identify new referral sources and strategically determine best method for outreach.  Plan and implement face-to-face trainings/meetings throughout state to educate referral sources regarding the Foundation’s services and eligibility requirements.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree required.  Master’s degree, preferred with 3+ years of medical outreach, health services, child life experience in the social services sector.  Bi-lingual, English/Spanish Speaking, preferred. Self -motivated, creative, problem-solving team player with excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills required. Raiser’s Edge/Salesforce/Microsoft Office proficient; Analytical Skills, excellent written and oral  communication skills; Ability to work evenings and weekends to ensure coverage at professional seminars; can stand for long periods at MAW display and carry/set-up display materials; Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and achieve objectives with a sense of urgency; Ability to build and sustain productive long-term relationships; Confident, polished and professional presentation and communication skills to both large and small groups; Working knowledge of childhood illnesses & treatment protocols; Travel required within the 3-state area up to 40%; Additional travel may arise on an as needed basis; Must be social media savvy for research and communication purposes; Possess critical thinking skills with the ability to problem solve, independently, and as part of a team; Willing and able to work nights and weekends, when necessary.

To Apply: If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume with “Medical Outreach Manager” in the subject line to jobs@wishnj.org.  No phone calls please. 

   




 

Family Planning Center of Ocean County: Executive Director

Posted: March 24, 2017
Location: Lakewood, NJ

Summary: The Family Planning Center of Ocean County is a small Title X family planning agency providing services to 2500- 4000 patients annually.  The Executive Director will provide leadership in developing programmatic, organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff.  Carry out policies and procedures authorized by the Board.  Maintain official records and documents and ensure the development, implementation and compliance with all policies and procedures in accordance with federal, state and local regulations.  Act as HIPAA Privacy & Security Officer.

Responsibilities:

  • Overall Management of the Agency
  • Day to day operation of the agency
  • Direct supervision of professional staff
  • In communication:
    • Establish relationships and cooperative arrangements with the community.
    • Ensure the point of view of the agency is presented in a strong positive manner to staff, patients other organizations, the media and general public.
  • Responsible for human resource management
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining strong fiscal management:
    • Work with staff to develop the annual budget and prudently manage the organization’s resources within budget guidelines in accordance with current laws and regulations.

Qualifications:

  • Shall have a baccalaureate degree and a minimum of two years of full-time or full-time equivalent, administrative or supervisory experience in a health care facility, preferably a non-profit. Each additional year of full-time or full-time equivalent, administrative or supervisory experience and/or training in a health care facility may be substituted for each year of the four-year degree requirement. Four years of such experience and/or training may be used to satisfy the degree requirement.
  • Must have excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must have excellent leadership skills and believe in the concept of Family Planning.

To Apply: Please send email to fpcocceo@gmail.

   



 

Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey: Special Events Program Coordinator

Posted: March 23, 2017
Location: Millburn, NJ

Summary: The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey is a private, 501c(3) not-for-profit.  Our mission is simply to “unsell” drugs and alcohol to the residents of New Jersey, specifically our youth.  We are seeking a motivated individual, with extensive experience, who will be responsible for coordinating the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Public Service Campaign outreach and help get the message of substance abuse prevention out through utilizing various social media and traditional platforms, as well as in the coordination of events and activities to bring the PDFNJ message to communities across New Jersey.

Under the direction of the Director of Marketing, Media and Community Relations and Executive Director, the Special Events Program Coordinator will serve as the lead logistics coordinator for community meetings, symposiums, and other programmatic special events. 

Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal communications and writing skills; attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-disciplined, able to work independently and proficient in time management; organize time, set priorities, meet deadlines
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Bachelor’s degree in communication, or related field
  • Candidates will possess a minimum of two-plus years of experience in media relations, web communications, public relations, or equivalent experience; strong communication and interpersonal skills; excellent understanding of the role played by traditional, web and digital media; excellent writing and editing skills; and demonstrated creativity and organizational skills.  Familiarity with substance abuse prevention is highly desirable.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the planning, coordination and promotion  of community meetings and symposiums; including but not limited to phone calls, mailings, creation/maintenance of databases
  • Coordinate the day–of event logistics (scheduling, staffing, set-up, breakdown, etc.) as well as follow-up post event (thank you letters, invoicing)
  • Attend event-planning committee meetings
  • Identify and coordinate events, town halls, and activities to bring the PDFNJ message to communities across New Jersey.
  • Write and distribute press releases to promote PDFNJ events and activities to traditional and non-traditional sources, while constantly updating contact and distribution lists with new emerging media outlets and contacts.
  • Identify public relations and media opportunities to promote the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey events and initiatives, in coordination with the Media team.
  • Research and implement creative new strategies for expanding social media reach and grow following
  • Collaborate with PDFNJ media team on proactive media outreach, including pitching story ideas to reporters, bloggers, etc. related to events.
  • Coordinate responses with Director and Media Team to incoming media inquiries.
  • Support the development and implementation of regional and program-specific media plans and programs.
  • Collaborate with staff on outgoing documents, drafting awards submissions, survey responses, and other background materials. 
  • Assist in the coordination and development briefing documents for media interviews, and top management speeches.
  • Must be well versed in manipulating databases and spreadsheets in Excel, etc.
  • Limited travel will be required.  Must have own vehicle; standard travel reimbursements.

To Apply: Please send resume to kathy@drugfreenj.org. The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey is an Equal Employment Opportunity Workplace (EEOC) and a Drug Free Workplace.




 

Princeton Alumni Corps: Executive Director

Posted: March 23, 2017
Location: Princeton, NJ

Summary: Princeton AlumniCorps mobilizes people, organizations, and networks for the public good. As a national network of civically engaged alumni and public interest organizations, AlumniCorps expands our collective capacity to address significant social issues by developing civic leaders, building expansive community, and creating social impact.

Princeton AlumniCorps seeks a visionary leader, excellent manager, and talented fundraiser as its next Executive Director. With a newly-adopted strategic plan (2017-2021) and the full support of the Board of Directors for the implementation of this plan, the next Executive Director will inherit a growing organization with a clear and compelling trajectory. The person in this crucial role will be challenged to build on the considerable history of Princeton AlumniCorps, while harnessing new energy toward expanded impact.

Partners in this work include both long-time and new board members, alumni of our programs, a growing pool of donors at all levels, a national network of partner nonprofits and affiliate programs, and passionate volunteers. The new Executive Director will also benefit from a small-and-mighty staff team who possess deep professional expertise in their areas and are committed to the organization.

The Executive Director is responsible for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission through its operational and financial objectives. The Executive Director must be organized, independently motivated, an experienced communicator, an enthusiastic fundraiser, and a fundamentally collaborative colleague to successfully oversee the day-to-day functions of Princeton AlumniCorps. He or she must have the ability to move capably and confidently among a wide range of responsibilities including program development, financial management, human resources, fundraising, public relations, board and volunteer relations, building management, and staff oversight. The Executive Director reports to the Princeton AlumniCorps President, Chair, and Board of Directors.

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To Apply: After viewing the complete job description, please email your resume and a thoughtful cover letter, including an indication of your desired salary range, to EDSearch@alumnicorps.org.  The subject line should include Executive Director Search.  Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis through May 1, 2017.




 

New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence: Deaf Advocacy Project Coordinator

Posted: March 21, 2017
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: The full-time Deaf Advocacy Project Coordinator (DAPC) is responsible for the development and implementation of the Deaf Advocacy Project (DAP) in close collaboration with the DAP Committee. The DAP trains Deaf persons to serve as advocates with Deaf victims of domestic or sexual violence statewide.

Responsibilities:

  • Project Development and Coordination:  Develop policies and procedures for DAP Plan and implement meetings of the DAP; Maintain Project files; Coordinate contracts with interpreters for meetings, training, and program assistance; Identify, order and distribute assistive devices, as appropriate
  • Technical Assistance - Provide training and technical assistance to domestic violence and sexual assault programs on ensuring quality service provision to deaf survivors of domestic and sexual violence
  • Volunteer Management - Recruit volunteers; Coordinate connection of volunteers to training; Supervise volunteer deaf advocates; Connect DAP volunteers with SART and DVRT teams
  • Communications- Work with Communications staff to ensure visibility of program and its services; Ensure clear and consistent communication among project partners
  • Anti-Oppression - Provide support to DV/SA programs on inclusion and access plans for underserved populations
  • Administrative - Develop and implement needs assessment; Compile data on program results; Submit monthly reports ; Complete time and effort documentation; Assist in development of grant reports; Develop DAP manual  
  • Liaison Responsibilities - Serve as liaison to other NJCEDV staff and programs, community partners;  

Qualifications

  • Fluent in American Sign Language
  • Master’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in social work, human services
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Prior supervisory or volunteer management experience
  • Able to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Computer experience and skills in Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, Word and Outlook

To Apply: Please send resumes to vwhittaker@njcedv.org.




 

Wynona's House: Family Advocacy Volunteer Initiative Trainer/Recruiter

Posted: March 21, 2017
Location: Newark, NJ

Summary: The Family Advocate Volunteer Initiative is a new, innovative project that will screen, train, certify and provide shared oversight of community volunteers to provide support to non-offending families with children who are victims of abuse or neglect. This is a great opportunity for a self-starter and a person with great ideas to grow a budding initiative. This position will also serve as the primary trainer for the agency.

The Family Advocate Volunteer Initiative Trainer/Recruiter will: lead Wynona's House Child Advocacy Center's training and volunteer recruitment efforts in Essex County, NJ; lead the development and implementation of our training curriculum(s) for staff, interns, volunteers and stakeholders, as well as the recruitment, screening, and training of all volunteers; be responsible for assisting in the development of the annual MDT training conference/summit; and provide services and support to families in the Family Advocacy Program (FAP). This senior-level position will report to the Chief Program Officer who reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

This position requires field work that includes attending fairs and other community events, conducting training and outreach to community organizations, and other travel as needed to fulfill the responsibilities of this role.

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Qualifications: MSW or related master's degree required with several years' experience including coordinating and facilitating trainings. Candidate must be bi-lingual, fluent in written and spoken English and Spanish. Experience in child advocacy, social work, psychology or other related field is required, as well as previous experience with children's rights, and working with DCF/DCP&P and other local community service providers. Candidate must have at least 5 years' experience of training/workshop facilitation required.

Additional Information:

  • This position is a full time exempt, salaried position. Salary competitive and commensurate with education and related experience. Excellent benefits package.
  • Flexible schedule opportunities - typically 9am-6pm, with one hour unpaid meal break each day; some evening and weekends are required.
  • Travel will be necessary (i.e. trainings, meetings, recruiting and outreach), and work in off-site locations.
  • Reliable transportation is necessary.
  • If offered a position, all candidates must pass a full background check.

To Apply: Please send a thoughtful cover letter stating your interest in this position and child and family advocacy, with a resume to Robert Crocker, COO at rcrocker@wynonashouse.org.




 

New Jersey Conservation Foundation: Development Associate

Posted: March 21, 2017
Location: Far Hills, NJ

Summary: New Jersey Conservation Foundation, a premiere nonprofit environmental conservation group seeks a Development Associate to work closely with the Director of Development & Communications to support major gift solicitation and fundraising communications.

The position offers an exceptional opportunity for a fundraising and development professional with a deep commitment to land conservation.  As a small lean organization, the ideal candidate would thrive in a team environment focusing on getting things done and supporting the work of others.

Education and experience include bachelor’s degree with three plus years’ experience in a fundraising and development role and proficiency with online fundraising, nonprofit advocacy and membership cultivation. Experience with fundraising events a plus.  Qualifications include exceptional writing, proofreading, organizational and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task and work well as a team member. 

Competitive salary and benefits package offered. EOE M/F/V/D

To Apply:  Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume along with salary requirements to maria@njconservation.org or fax to (908) 234-1189.



 

The Work Group: Accountant

Posted: March 16, 2017
Location: Pennsauken, NJ

Summary: The Work Group, a private nonprofit education and training organization in Pennsauken New Jersey is looking for an experienced fulltime staff account.

This position requires previous experience in nonprofit grant based accounting. The position is responsible for all facets of the fiscal department from accounts payable, payroll coordination with outside payroll service, grants management, budgeting, budget analysis, budget planning, and financial report preparation.

In addition, this position has responsibility for selecting, hiring, and coordinating vendors related to supplies, building upkeep, equipment maintenance, and other services as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years experience in nonprofit accounting.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks, and strong technological skills.
  • Experience in managing multiple grant based funding streams.
  • Experience with cost allocation based on funder requirements.
  • Experience with funder specific reporting.
  • The ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Outstanding organization and recordkeeping abilities.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance.
  • Outstanding communication skills for working with funders, venders, and other partners. 

The Work Group offers an excellent benefit program.  Salary range for this position $44,000 to $48,000.

To Apply:  Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirement to The Work Group, 3720 Marlton Pike, Pennsauken, NJ 08110, resume@theworkgroup.net, 856-486-7287 (fax).



 

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey: Manager, Special Events and Women's Leadership Initiative

Posted: March 13, 2017
Location: Typical schedule to be 3 days in Southern New Jersey Offices (Home Office is Cherry Hill, NJ) and 2 days in Philadelphia, PA.

Summary: United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey's (UWGPSNJ) mission is to harness, leverage and strategically invest the collective power of donors, advocates and volunteers, to drive measurable results that improve the lives of people in our region.  UWGPSNJ takes a holistic approach to improve Education, Financial Stability and Health and we make sure people can meet their most basic needs – food, shelter and safety. Our Impact Fund changes lives and strengthens communities – one child, one adult and one family at a time.

An individual is needed to manage and execute UWGPSNJ fundraising events, including by not limited to, the Bone Rune, Golf Outings and the Women’s Leadership Initiative in Southern New Jersey.

Responsibilities:

  • Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) Management—Southern New Jersey (60%)
    • Responsible to help drive fundraising for the Women’s Leadership Initiative in Southern New Jersey by working with Development Officers and volunteers
    • Plan and manage Women’s Leadership Initiative events and programs in the five county Southern New Jersey region (Camden, Burlington, Cumberland, Atlantic, and Cape May Counties), in collaboration with WLI volunteers and internal UWGPSNJ staff
    • Manage WLI sub-committees in Southern New Jersey
    • Manage WLI administrative duties including contact and distribution list, oversee database, set up monthly steering committee meetings, compose meeting minutes and more
    • Participate in monthly WLI Leadership meetings/conference calls
    • Provide on-site support for WLI and WLI Next Generation events
    • Act as Resource Development liaison and support program development of Success By 6 and other WLI  Impact initiatives
    • Manage and drive  the WLI Next Generation strategy
    • Field general email and phone inquiries from WLI Committee members, prospects, internal and external constituents
  • Manage and execute fundraising events (40%) – examples of two specific events are noted below and leadership or support of other events may also be required:  
    • Bone Run & Golf Outing Events —tasks include:
    • Manage sponsorships and fundraising—working closely with the RD team
    • Manage all event logistics
    • Work with engagement team on volunteer management and responsible to manage day-of volunteers
    • Manage committees
    • Budget development & tracking -  liaison with Finance Department
    • Work with the Communications Department on all event related materials and communications

Qualifications:

  • Communications – strong verbal communication skills and advanced writing skills
  • Planning/Organization – proactively plans and prioritizes work activities, coordinates multiple workflows; uses time efficiently
  • Process Management – establishes logical, efficient work flows and action plans in support of specific objectives
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving capabilities
  • Interpersonal Skills – communicates clearly, develops effective relationships; can influence others
  • Fundraising – understands development concepts, especially the role of stewardship
  • Data Management/Analysis – values data integrity; able to query database and analyze information in support of business strategies
  • Proficient in basic Microsoft Office applications; experienced and comfortable leveraging complex relational database
  • Demonstrates required skills or experience on core competencies in accordance with the UWGPSNJ Competency Framework
  • Valid drivers license & insurance and/or reliable transportation required for out-of-office travel as required by the position.
  • A minimum of five (5) years related work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience

Applicants as well as employees who are, or become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job functions and meet basic job qualifications either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. The organization shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.

The above information reflects the general responsibilities considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. This document should not be considered a fully detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. Other duties may be assigned that are not listed in the above job description and the organization may change the specific job duties with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.

To Apply: Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter, including salary expectations, to hrdept@uwgpsnj.org and note Special Events Manager in the subject line.

UWGPSNJ promotes a culture of inclusion and seeks talented staff from diverse backgrounds. UWGPSNJ does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected factor.

   


 

New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence: Domestic Violence Attorney

Posted: March 10, 2017
Location: Trenton, NJ

Summary: Under the direction of the New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence Staff Attorney, the Domestic Violence Attorney is responsible for responding to calls from domestic violence victims to provide legal information and support, as well as provide appropriate advice and referrals. The Domestic Violence Attorney will also assist in the management and facilitation of monthly domestic violence legal clinics provided to partnering agencies in Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties. Both the hotline and clinic will focus on providing legal support to domestic violence victims in preparation for TRO/FRO hearings and emergent custody matters. 

Responsibilities:

  • This position is 35 hours per week.
  • Answer incoming calls to the Domestic Violence Legal Assistance Hotline.
  • Conduct legal interviews.
  • Provide legal advice regarding restraining order hearings and emergent custody matters.
  • Provide appropriate referrals to outside agencies and services.
  • Record all case data and facts into a computerized case management system.
  • Research legal issues as needed.
  • Assist with development of pro se legal education materials.
  • Review referrals for clinics to determine client eligibility for services.
  • Coordinate with partner programs to setup monthly clinics.
  • Coordinate with the Staff Attorney and/or pro bono attorneys in preparation for monthly clinics.
  • Support development of legal project, including establishment of hotline and clinics.
  • Evening hours required at least one to two day(s) a week.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Law Degree.
  • New Jersey Bar admission required.
  • At least one year experience litigating domestic violence and general family law issues.
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing skills and legal research.
  • Ability to travel throughout NJ as needed.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.
  • Sensitivity to survivors of abuse. 

Salary: This is a grant funded position through December 2017 with the possibility of renewal and an annual salary of $50,000.

To Apply:  Send resume with a cover letter and writing sample to Deanna Dyer, NJCEDV Staff Attorney, at ddyer@njcedv.org.  Please include where you located this posting in your cover letter. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until filled.  NJCEDV will prioritize earlier submissions.