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  • New Jersey Future: Outreach & Development Director
  • WomanSpace: Grant Writer (Part-Time)
  • Myocarditis Foundation: Director
  • Dress for Success Morris County: Executive Director
  • WomanSpace: Full Charge Bookkeeper
  • CUMAC/ECHO: Event Coordinator (Temporary)
  • NJ 2-1-1 Partnership: Executive Director
  • SNJPC/Camden Healthy Start: Service Coordinator
  • SNJPC/Camden Healthy Start: Project Director

  • New Jersey Future: Outreach & Development Director

    Posted: October 24, 2014
    Location: Trenton, NJ

    Summary: New Jersey Future, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan statewide research, policy, education and implementation organization that advocates for better land-use practices resulting in environmental protection, community redevelopment, center-based growth and transportation choice. The organization seeks a dynamic, organized self-starter to direct and implement corporate outreach, sponsorship and fundraising activities.

    Responsibilities:

    • Forecast and evaluate the potential of fundraising campaigns and activities.
    • Develop an annual corporate and individual outreach and fundraising plan, including sponsorship opportunities.
    • Identify new prospects through research and networking.
    • Develop and manage a list of staff and board members willing and able to make specific donor asks.
    • Solicit direct contributions and sponsorships throughout the year.
    • Cultivate new and existing donors through regular communication, meetings and identification of value-added products or services that can be offered.
    • Stay on top of changes that are pertinent to raising money within the smart-growth industry, the organization's programs, and the development profession.
    • Write and manage direct fundraising appeals.
    • Coordinate small outreach meetings and events.
    • Assist with gift processing and acknowledgement.
    • Maintain central donor database and files.
    • Manage fundraising and sponsorship components of the annual Redevelopment Forum and Smart Growth Awards.
    • Grow individual major donor program and develop an individual planned-giving program.
    • Coordinate social media, website and other media with the director of communications.

    Qualifications:

    • Strong interest and ability to build corporate relationships
    • Sales-oriented personality: attentive, persistent, and flexible
    • Ability to represent the organization professionally in a corporate setting
    • Good follow-through and follow-up
    • Highly organized; Self-starter
    • Talent for working well with a diverse range of people and able to work well in a team setting
    • Capability to work behind the scenes
    • Able to write persuasive and informative correspondence
    • Able to use database software effectively
    • Capable of creating and organizing small events
    • Able to see and work within the big picture
    • Confidence that through our work we can make New Jersey a better place

    To Apply: Interested and qualified candidates are invited to send a resume, brief writing sample (no more than one page) and cover letter to Marianne Jann at: mjann@njfuture.org.


    WomanSpace: Grant Writer (Part-Time)

    Posted: October 21, 2014
    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 part-time grant writer.

    Responsibilities:

    • Plans, Organizes and manages grant activity
    • Works with Director of Development, Executive Director and Program Directors to establish and develop proposal ideas, annual agency grant plan and goals
    • Maintains annual master list of grant applications pending, sent out and results
    • Provides stewardship for grant reporting as well as major gifts stewardship
    • Researches available opportunities and reaches out to potential grantors to build connections

    Qualifications:

    • Candidate must have Bachelor’s Degree
    • Minimum of 4 years grant writing experience, preferably in domestic/sexual violence or human services agency environment.

    To Apply: Interested candidates should send resume to Lauren Nazarian at lan@womanspace.org.


    Myocarditis Foundation: Director

    Posted: October 10, 2014
    Location: Point Pleasant, NJ

    Summary: The Director of the Myocarditis Foundation is the senior employee of the Foundation, with responsibility for ensuring progress toward the organization’s program and financial goals, while managing the governance, communication and administrative functions necessary to meet the Foundation’s core mission. This position reports to the President of the Board of Directors and involves significant interaction with Board members, patients, families of patients, donors, potential donors, and service providers.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide fundraiser support and encouragement to meet negotiated goals and maintain donor database
    • Advertise Research Grant Program and solicit applicants, with the assistance of key Board members
    • Nurture corporate giving programs and maintain and improve donor relations
    • Plan Annual Family Meeting and Annual Researcher Meeting
    • Prepare biannual newsletter and issue monthly electronic newsletter with donation emphasis
    • Write weekly blog and updates on Twitter, Facebook, forums and website
    • Supply booths at national and international medical conferences with brochures and marketing items for sale
    • Write and send thank you notes to donors per IRS requirements
    • Match Board members to goals and tasks of the foundation and enhance Board relationships
    • Review and recommend changes/ additions to policies and maintain integrity of Foundation by adherence to nonprofit regulation and update Board Handbook as needed
    • Remind Board of fiduciary responsibilities, sign Conflict of Interest annually and prepare agenda, minutes and financial reports quarterly; and plan and execute face-to-face board meetings biannually
    • Arrange Staff/Board meetings quarterly and Staff Medical Advisory Board meetings annually
    • Issue quarterly Certificates of Appreciation for 3rd party fundraisers and significant donors
    • Support patients and families through phone, email, website, and social media
    • Reconcile bank statements monthly and pay bills
    • Write grants applications for funding from corporations, charitable foundations, and other nonprofit organizations
    • Provide accurate information to accountant for preparation of tax return
    • Interact with service providers to meet the needs or the organization is a timely and efficient manner
    • Maintain confidentiality of all records, patients, and finances

    Qualifcations:

    • Familiarity with MicroSoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, QuickBooks, Donor software, internet, and social media skills
    • Experience with 501(c)(3) administration and effective fundraising skills
    • Strong management and interpersonal skills and time management skills
    • Self-motivation to work remotely and maintain effectiveness
    • Strong communications skills to keep supervisor and key constituents informed
    • Sensitivity to patients and parents who have experienced loss

    To Apply: This is a "75%" position that begins on January 1, 2015 and requires a home office set-up. Please submit resume and cover letter to President of the Board of Directors Candace Moose at: moosecandace@gmail.com.


    Dress for Success Morris County: Executive Director

    Posted: October 7, 2014
    Location: Madison, NJ

    Summary: Dress for Success ® Morris County (DFSMC) an affiliate of the worldwide Dress for Success® organization seeks an Executive Director, in partnership with the Board, to be responsible for the success of DFSMC. The primary role of this position is to lead and grow the organization and the services it provides to clients and to serve as the spokesperson for DFSMC in the community and with its diverse constituents.

    Responsibilities:

    • Carry out the vision and mission identified by the Board, manage all day-to-day operations and programs of the organization, and assure a smoothly functioning, efficient organization.
    • Be a member of and/or lead several committees and is a non-voting participant at all Board meetings and Executive Committee meetings.
    • Supervise one full-time and one part-time paid staff member as well as numerous volunteers. Hire, manage, motivate and evaluate all staff and volunteers
    • Collaborate with the Board and its Committees in setting policy for DFSMC in all key areas and establishing a vision and plan for growth.
    • Work with the Board, lead all fundraising and revenue building programs/initiatives. Serve as Chief Development Officer, and actively participate in identifying, cultivating and soliciting donor prospects.
    • Develop annual budget in conjunction with the Treasurer and Finance Committee.
    • Initiate, develop and maintain cooperative relationships with key constituencies, including referring agencies, corporate partners and the community-at-large.
    • Act as spokesperson for DFSMC and direct the publicity and marketing message.
    • Direct all key programs, including Suiting, Professional Women's Group, Career Center and Going Places Network, and liaise with the respective program committee chairs.
    • Liaise with DFS Worldwide and regional affiliates; promote improvements and implementation of best practices.
    • Develop and manage the process, procedures, and rewards to recruit, retain and support adequate volunteer staffing for Programs and office.
    • Ensure all regulatory and filing requirements for a 501 (c) (3) organization are met.

    Qualifcations:

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 5 plus years experience in non-profit or related fields; development and program management experience desirable
    • Action oriented, innovative, self-starter and team player
    • Ability to translate broad goals into achievable steps
    • High energy; ability to motivate all stakeholders
    • Demonstrated leadership ability and direct supervisory experience
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, officials, community agencies, donors and the general public
    • Experience developing and maintaining statistical data, budgets and inventories
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
    • Strong communication skills; comfortable with public speaking
    • Commitment towards helping others
    • Ability to vary work schedule; weekends and evenings may be required

    To Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter to hrdept_dfsmc@yahoo.com.


    WomanSpace: Full Charge Bookkeeper

    Posted: October 3, 2014
    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 Charge Bookkeeper.

    Responsibilities:

    • A/P, check writing, reconciling bank statements, journal entries, and assisting with A/R & payroll.

    Qualifications:

    • Candidate must have prior non-profit experience
    • Experience in Microsoft Office, and a strong background in QuickBooks and Financial Edge/Blackbaud
    • An Associate’s degree in accounting is required as well as two years’ experience in related field.

    To Apply: Interested candidates should send resume to Kim Zweier at jobs@womanspace.org. (Salary range between $35,000- $38,000 based on experience.)


    CUMAC/ECHO: Event Coordinator (Temporary)

    Posted: October 3, 2014
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    Summary: CUMAC/ECHO (Center of United Methodist Aid to the Community Ecumenically Concerned Helping Others) 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 seeks temporary coverage while their Event Coordinator is on maternity leave (November 1 – February 1). Position reports to the Development Director.

    Responsibilities:

    • Candidate will come on board (by November 3) a few weeks before the annual volunteer recognition and signature fundraising event, HELP Dinner (November 18)
    • Primary task at that time will be to complete the design (Publisher) and printing of the event program and also help the Development Director handle last minute reservations and event details
    • Be present to greet guests and manage check in the night of the event and process thank you cards for guests, sponsors and supporters after the event
    • Act as primary staff organizing the Wish List program including solicitation, collection, sorting, matching and distribution of over 1,000 holiday gifts for area youth in need
    • Track gifts, matching pre-assigned codes to recipient agencies; Resolve issues of missing or erroneous gifts
    • Work with minimal staff support and occasional volunteer support to complete all tasks and communicate with partner agencies submitting wish lists and donors filling those wishes
    • The Have-a-Heart Auction will occur after temporary term is up (February, 2014) but candidate will be largely responsible for the preparation and coordination of all event details: venue, catering, event website, invitations, reservations, etc.
    • Help seasoned team of volunteers assemble list of auction items; solicit items externally and follow up on open leads for donations; keep clear, concise records to facilitate thank you letters post-event
    • Provide additional administrative support as needed

    Qualifications:

    • Candidate must commit to full-time work (40 hrs/wk) from November 1, 2014 – February 1, 2015, some evening or weekend hours may be necessary to complete tasks
    • Be organized: While there will be peak times for each, these 3 key projects will overlap and will require the ability to prioritize and operate in a high-paced administrative setting
    • Be detail oriented: Candidate will be joining 3 projects “mid-stream” and while there is a well-tested project process in place, it requires close oversight and there are always exceptions to be managed
    • Be trustworthy: Candidate will be handling contributions and sensitive client information
    • Be congenial: Candidate will need to interact with clients, staff and donors
    • Have a general working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, including the mail merge function
    • Ability to regularly lift up to 25 lbs, stand for long periods of time, and work in a warehouse environment
    • A commitment to the mission of CUMAC strongly desired

    To Apply: Email a cover letter (specifically addressing this position and your salary requirements) and resume (both as Word or PDF attachments) to jobs@cumacecho.org. Indicate Event Coordinator in subject line. No phone calls please. Only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. CUMAC is an equal opportunity employer.


    NJ 2-1-1 Partnership: Executive Director

    Posted: September 29, 2014
    Location: Whippany, NJ

    Summary: The NJ 2-1-1 Partnership, a subsidiary of the United Ways of NJ, seeks a a progressive and strategic leader with a proven record of success for the position of Executive Director. 2-1-1 is a universally respected and growing national model. A leader in the field, NJ 2-1-1 has an active voice within the state and has a substantial record of accomplishment as the public information portal for people who need help.

    Responsibilities:

    • Overall management of NJ 2-1-1 including: planning, operations, personnel, finance, reporting and fundraising.
    • In collaboration with community agencies and government at all levels, secure funding to build out the 2-1-1 system in NJ, regionally and nationally.
    • Manage the financial affairs of the NJ 2-1-1 Partnership including the development of the budget and prudent allocation of resources within those budget guidelines to maximize results.
    • Ensure adequate staffing and service levels to meet NJ 2-1-1 Partnership commitments. Supervise direct reports and manage overall staff performance in accordance with the personnel policies adopted by the Board.
    • Facilitate the development of and direct a comprehensive offering of programmatic initiatives and activities which support and enhance the impact and public image of the NJ 2-1-1 system.
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of 2-1-1 against outcomes measures on a regular and continuing basis to ensure that they are meeting the needs and goals of the NJ 2-1-1 Partnership and its constituents.
    • In collaboration with appropriate internal and external resources, design NJ 2-1-1 public relations and marketing and direct implementation.
    • Serve as the public face of the NJ 2-1-1 Partnership providing effective advocacy for all its positions/constituents and acting as the principal liaison to State of New Jersey, its officials, departments and agencies and their national counterparts.

    Qualifications:

    • A Bachelors degree or higher with a minimum of 10 years successful and progressive experience in a professional leadership capacity, preferably in the United Way or 2-1-1 system. An understanding of, and commitment to, the United Way mission is essential.
    • Proven organizational management, marketing, finance, grant administration, fund development, personnel, government relations and human services delivery skills.
    • Demonstrated and documented ability to gain and maintain the support and confidence of a broad range of constituents, including colleagues, business leaders, government officials, volunteers and staff.
    • Excellent communication skills both in the public arena and in the day-to-day management of issues and people. Demonstrates openness and respect.
    • Experience in or familiarity with state government.
    • Knowledge of technology and I&R software applications.
    • Proficiency in using PC Office software.
    • Willingness to travel pursuant to the needs of the job.

    To Apply: A full position description is available at NJ 2-1-1 Job Opportunities, along with application instructions. Salary will commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2015. The NJ 2-1-1 Partnership is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    SNJPC/Camden Healthy Start: Service Coordinator

    Posted: September 26, 2014
    Location: Camden, NJ

    Summary: Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative (SNJPC), a nonprofit maternal/child health agency providing programs/services to improve perinatal/pediatric health, is seeking a a Service Coordinator to report to the Community Development Specialist of Camden Healthy Start. This is a full-time position responsible for administrative functions of Central Intake Systems/Partnership and overseeing performance of system and identifying and addressing problems. The position involves performing a triage role with clients who seek services by phone or in person.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in social work/human services/or nursing required; Master’s degree preferred
    • Minimum of 5 years experience in case management
    • Experience working with vulnerable maternal and child health populations a plus
    • Ability to develop rapport with clients from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds
    • Knowledge of community resources and sensitivity to community issues
    • Basic computer skills necessary
    • Excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize work requirements
    • Bilingual English/Spanish required
    • Valid driver’s license, car, and current insurance policy
    • Demonstrated leadership skills
    • Strong oral and written communication skills

    The salary range for this position is $40,000 - $43,000 based on education and experience. Successful candidates must undergo a criminal background check and driver`s license review. It is SNJPC’s policy to make every practical effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities to execute the crucial functions to the job. SNJPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply online at SNJPC Job Opportunities.


    SNJPC/Camden Healthy Start: Project Director

    Posted: September 25, 2014
    Location: Camden, NJ

    Summary: Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative (SNJPC), a nonprofit maternal/child health agency providing programs/services to improve perinatal/pediatric health, is seeking a Project Director for the Camden Healthy Start Program. This is a full time position reporting to the Director of Operations and responsible for overall operations of the Camden Healthy Start Project, quality of service delivery, program development and staff management.

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum 5 years experience in maternal-child health and/or community health programs; advanced degree in nursing, or health related field (i.e. MPH, MSW) preferred
    • Management skills and supervisory experience
    • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with a variety of health care professionals, administrators and community leaders
    • Strong communication and organization skills
    • Valid driver’s license, car, and current insurance policy

    The salary range for this position is $64,000 – $70,000 based on education and experience. Successful candidates must undergo a criminal background check and driver`s license review. It is SNJPC’s policy to make every practical effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities to execute the crucial functions to the job. SNJPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply online at SNJPC Job Opportunities.