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  • Jewish Renaissance Medical Center: Director, Planning and Development
  • March of Dimes: Community Director
  • NJ Coalition for Battered Women: Director of Policy and Communications
  • NJCDC: Staff Accountant
  • NJCDC: Fiscal Officer
  • NJCDC: Director of Early Living
  • NJCDC: Program Director Spruce Street Apartments
  • NJCDC: Program Director of Great Falls YouthBuild Academy
  • The ARC of Monmouth: Multiple full-time/part-time positions
  • Meals on Wheels of Trenton/Ewing: Volunteer Coordinator
  • New Jersey PTA: Office Administrator
  • NJCDC: Director of Facilities
  • NJCDC: Director of Real Estate and Property Management
  • Southern NJ Perinatal Cooperative: Social Worker, Regional Perinatal Mood Disorder Programs
  • Southern NJ Perinatal Cooperative: Program Specialist, Diabetes & Heart Disease
  • West Windsor Arts Center: Executive Director
  • NJCDC: Chief Operating Officer
  • NAMI Mercer NJ: Executive Director
  • WomanSpace: Resident Assistant Substitute, Emergency Services Program
  • WomanSpace: Bilingual Counselor Advocate
  • Northeast New Jersey Legal Services: Director of Development
  • Northeast New Jersey Legal Services: Development Manager
  • Push to Walk: Development/Fund Raising Professional (part-time)
  • Association of NJ Chiropractors: Executive Director
  • Monmouth Conservation Foundation: Deputy Executive Director
  • NJCDC: Program Manager, Paterson University Corps
  • Essex County Family Justice Center: Director of Development and Communication
  • CUMAC: Community Food Coalition Coordinator
  • Sikh Research Institute: Marketing Manager
  • NJCDC: Events and Communication Associate
  • The Leaguers: Chief Operating Officer
  • Habitat for Humanity in Monmouth County: Accounting Supervisor (part-time)
  • New Jersey Psychological Association: Executive Director
  • Special Olympics New Jersey: President and CEO
  • NJCDC: Employment Specialist
  • NJCDC: Development Associate

    Jewish Renaissance Medical Center: Director, Planning and Development

    Posted: March 26, 2015
    Location: Perth Amboy, NJ

    Summary: Jewish Renaissance Medical Center, (JRMC) is a faith-based, community Health Center established to provide comprehensive, accessible, affordable, high quality, community-based, primary care services in a culturally sensitive manner with respect and dignity to the residents of Middlesex County; ensure patient safety and quality outcomes through the delivery of direct patient care, advocacy, prevention, education and improve the health, well-being and overall quality of life of patients and families served. JRMC seeks a proven planning & development leader to assume primary role in shaping and leading development efforts for a growing, $20 million nonprofit provider.

    Responsibilities:

    • Within a comprehensive framework, the Director of Planning and Resource Development will seek to utilize human, institutional, and strategic resources to build the social, economic and ‘human capital’ of the Jewish Renaissance Foundation (JRF) and the Jewish Renaissance Medical Center (JRMC)
    • Conduct vision-building and planning activities to provide JRF/JRMC with the strategic context to stabilize its operational infrastructure, and realize productive yet orderly and compatible growth. Within this context, the Director constructs and leads a well-structured resource development strategy to identify, access and sustain adequate revenue to address JRF/JRMC’s short- and longterm programmatic, operational and capital priorities
    • Strategic Planning Activities including assessment of service areas and programmatic review
    • Development activities including designing and implementing a comprehensive fundraising program
    • Examine creative methods to generate revenue
    • Create and maintain a fundraising strategy
    • Research, review and write letters of inquiries, grant proposals, and donor reports as appropriate
    • Oversee Development and Marketing Department and activities
    • Manage staff and budgets relating to planning activities

    Qualifications:

    • Undergraduate degree with preference for graduate-level degree. Fields of study can vary, including communications, business and public administration, public health, social work, nursing, education, and other related fields
    • Minimum seven years of prior work experience in organizational and/or program/project planning, development, and/or management, with preference for proven track record in public health and non-profit sector

    To Apply: Please visit JRMC Careers to apply online. JRMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    March of Dimes: Community Director

    Posted: March 26, 2015
    Location: Sayreville, NJ

    Summary: March of Dimes New Jersey, through programs and services in communities across the state, promotes healthy pregnancies and babies, and works to prevent premature birth and birth defects. March of Dimes educates moms and support families in need. The Community Director reports to the Executive Director and is accountable for coordinating a variety of fundraising events within the chapter through volunteer committees.

    Responsibilities:

    • Organizes, plans and implements existing events and develops new events
    • Acts as liaison between March of Dimes, its volunteers, and the local community in which it serves by recruiting volunteer participation, corporate participation, and sponsorship within that community
    • Recruits volunteer committees to plan and work on events; educates volunteers on the March of Dimes mission for the purpose of gaining and retaining their commitment
    • Provides leadership, training and support to event committees to ensure success
    • Serves as staff liaison between event committees, chapter and Executive Committee
    • Records and completes necessary paperwork and follow up for future events
    • Solicits sponsorship for events to underwrite costs and procures in-kind donations, prizes, plaques, awards, printing for the purpose of lowering fundraising costs
    • Work with program staff and volunteers to ensure that every event contains program content to enhance the knowledge of the audience and general public regarding the March of Dimes mission, programs, special services and benefits for mothers and babies

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with up to three years of work experience required
    • Sales and marketing experience
    • Proficient computer skills, especially Word and Excel
    • Ability to use a printer, fax, copier, calculator and telephone
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills
    • Volunteer management and development experience
    • Ability to travel approximately 25% of the time, including flexibility to work late, early and some weekends
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license
    • Ability to do some lifting/carrying of boxes
    • Must successfully complete a credit and criminal background check

    To Apply: Please visit March of Dimes Careers to apply online. March of Dimes is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


    NJ Coalition for Battered Women: Director of Policy and Communications

    Posted: March 25, 2015
    Location: Hamilton, NJ

    Summary: NJCBW (NJ Coalition for Battered Women) is a statewide, non-profit advocacy organization for victims of domestic violence and their children whose membership includes all the domestic violence lead agencies in NJ. The Coalition provides leadership, advocacy, training, technical assistance and resources in its efforts to end domestic violence in New Jersey. The Coalition seeks candidates for the Director of Policy and Communications position.

    Responsibilities:

    • Monitor and seek to improve state level court and law enforcement implementation practices with respect to State and Federal domestic violence laws and serve as NJCBW liaison to agencies responsible for implementing these laws
    • Serve as NJCBW liaison to Federal and State legislators, the Governor's Office, the Attorney General’s Office, the Judiciary and others involved with public policy issues
    • Analyze proposed domestic violence legislation and other public policy impacting victims of domestic violence, and develop positions on same
    • Act as chief public policy spokesperson for NJCBW
    • Educate policy-makers on domestic violence issues
    • Develop state and local alliances to further the policy and advocacy goals of NJCBW

    Qualifications:

    • JD or Master’s degree in related field and a minimum of four years experience in domestic violence public policy work (or Bachelor’s degree and additional relevant experience)
    • Minimum of seven years experience in the field of violence against women, and two year supervisory experience
    • Understanding of the impact of public policies on domestic violence victims and programs
    • Commitment to anti-oppression work and its importance in fashioning public policy
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrated knowledge of NJ or other state legislative process
    • Strong leadership skills with the ability to network and collaborate with internal and external groups
    • Ability to travel statewide and out of state

    To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to clark@njcbw.org. Resumes received by April 13th will be given preference but the job will be posted until filled.


    NJCDC: Staff Accountant

    Posted: March 20, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    Summary: NJCDC (New Jersey Community Development Corporation) is a non-profit community development and social service agency located in the City of Paterson with a mission of creating opportunities to transform lives. NJCDC employs over 100 individuals performing a wide variety of community development, youth development, educational, supportive housing and social service functions, collectively impacting hundreds of lives each day. The Staff Accountant implements bookkeeping and accounting functions for NJCDC, as well as its member entities and subsidiaries. He/she also supports the Chief Financial Officer and Controller with all fiscal responsibilities.

    Responsibilities:

    • Implement bookkeeping and accounting functions for NJCDC entities and subsidiaries: accounts payable, purchasing and procurement, vendor maintenance, cash disbursements, accounts receivable, cash receipts, payroll, journal entries and bank reconciliations
    • Enter and/or process revenue receipts, disbursements, invoiced payables, journal vouchers and any other data as requested
    • Monitor cash flow on a daily basis and perform monthly bank reconciliations for all cash accounts
    • Process, record and reconcile monthly credit card expenses
    • Maintain all documentation related to public and private grants, including grant documents, correspondence and backup for expenditure reports
    • Assist the CFO and Controller in the budget development and management process
    • Actively participate in the development and maintenance of accounting policies and procedures
    • Assist in the preparation of audit schedules as requested by our auditors
    • Assist in the preparation of tax schedules for 990 tax returns as requested by our tax accountants and prepare annual 1099s and mail to IRS and recipients

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and 1-3 years’ experience preferred in finance and/or accounting
    • Knowledge of nonprofit accounting and public sector finance and experience in bookkeeping for a multi-site organization preferred
    • Strong computer skills (MS Excel, Word, Outlook, internet research, etc.) and experience with accounting software programs (MIP a plus; willing to train)
    • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes quickly and an obsessive attention to detail and follow-through
    • Strong organizational skills and problem-solving abilities and ability to create and maintain systems that enhance organizational efficiency
    • Exhibit qualities of loyalty, trustworthiness and sound work ethics
    • Ability to work well on a team and to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment; flexible, able to work autonomously as well as take direction as needed

    To Apply: If you are passionate about improving the lives of those in need, email your resume to Sandra Orozco at sorozco@njcdc.org with a thoughtful cover letter telling about yourself, your skills, and experience. Attractive salary and benefits package will be provided. NJCDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    NJCDC: Fiscal Officer

    Posted: March 20, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    Summary: NJCDC (New Jersey Community Development Corporation) is a non-profit community development and social service agency located in the City of Paterson with a mission of creating opportunities to transform lives. NJCDC employs over 100 individuals performing a wide variety of community development, youth development, educational, supportive housing and social service functions, collectively impacting hundreds of lives each day. The Fiscal Officer implements bookkeeping and accounting functions for New Jersey Community Development Corporation (“NJCDC”), as well as its member entities and subsidiaries. He/she also supports the Chief Financial Officer and Controller with all fiscal responsibilities.

    Responsibilities:

    • Implement bookkeeping and accounting functions for NJCDC entities and subsidiaries including: accounts payable, purchasing and procurement, vendor maintenance, cash disbursements, accounts receivable, cash receipts and payroll
    • Prepare and process accounts payable and ensure prompt payment to vendors
    • Work with vendors to resolve issues related to billing and handle all correspondence involving accounts payable

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting preferred
    • Strong computer skills (MS Excel, Word, Outlook, internet research, etc.)
    • Experience with accounting software programs. (MIP a plus; willing to train)
    • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes quickly and an obsessive attention to detail and follow-through
    • Strong organizational skills and problem-solving abilities and an ability to create and maintain systems that enhance organizational efficiency
    • Exhibit qualities of loyalty, trustworthiness and sound work ethics
    • Ability to work well on a team and to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment; flexible, able to work autonomously as well as take direction as needed

    To Apply: If you are passionate about improving the lives of those in need, email your resume to Sandra Orozco at sorozco@njcdc.org with a thoughtful cover letter telling about yourself, your skills, and experience. Attractive salary and benefits package will be provided. NJCDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    NJCDC: Director of Early Learning

    Posted: March 20, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    Summary: NJCDC (New Jersey Community Development Corporation) is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities to transform lives in the City of Paterson. The Director of Early Learning oversees NJCDC’s pipeline efforts to expand among coordination of pre-school centers in its neighborhood, offers opportunities to share professional development among pre-school and child care sites, coordinates shared programming for students and parents and links all neighborhood pre-school age children with NJCDC’s pipeline of programs and services. The Director will also assist in the development and implementation of new early childhood programs and services such as Parent Academy, a program to prepare first time parents for parenthood.

    Responsibilities:

    • Lead and expand Early Learning Network to support preschools and early childhood centers in the Great Falls Promise Neighborhood
    • Identify and organize professional development workshops for the members of the Early Learning Network
    • Enroll at least 120 parents or caregivers with children under the age of 3 in Parent Academy Program
    • Collaborate with Early Learning Network and community partners to host annual Great Falls Promise Neighborhood Preschool Conference and assess conference attendees evaluations and feedback
    • Create referral process and recruitment strategy for Parent Academy Program
    • Launch, oversee and serve as master trainer for 9- week Parent Academy Program
    • Work with Director of Research and Evaluation to identify variables and data to be used for program evaluation
    • Create and maintain relationships with Early Childhood professionals and leverage the activities of other non-profit organizations and institutions working with Early Childhood

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree; at least 5 years of experience as a program administrator in a child development setting; at least 5 years of experience leading training within an early childhood setting
    • Thorough understanding of child growth and development; Infant/Toddler Environment Rate Scale (ITERS), the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS)
    • Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS),as well as evidence of coalition-building
    • Demonstrated leadership capacity and sound judgment; excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills; and ability to work independently

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


    NJCDC: Program Director Spruce Street Apartments

    Posted: March 20, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    Summary: NJCDC (New Jersey Community Development Corporation) is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities to transform lives in Passaic County. Spruce Street Apartments is a supportive housing program for chronically homeless and disabled adults. The Program Director oversees all facets of program operations for Spruce Street Apartments and provides administrative and programmatic support to the Director of Residential Operations.

    Responsibilities:

    • Ensure overall performance of program in meeting identified outcomes, including expectation of a program culture that is inspiring, nurturing and supportive
    • Serve on an on-call (24-hour) capacity
    • Coordinate the planning for new consumers to move into the residence, including reading records and completing evaluations to determine appropriateness of potential program consumers, as well as ensuring that all admission records are in place prior to the move in date
    • Coordinate the annual Individual Service Plan (ISP) process for each resident and track progress related to consumers’ ISP goals and objectives
    • Establish, supervise and evaluate methods used to teach consumers new skills and direct program staff to provide services in accordance with established methods
    • Coordinate clinical and supportive services for consumers and determine how program staff will provide assistance to each resident and oversee staff’s provision of the direct assistance
    • Review daily logs and incident reports at least once every 72 hours to identify any errors
    • Ensure the timely and thorough completion of program documentation as required by state licensing standards, agency policy and procedures and quality assurance guidelines

    Qualifications:

    • Master's Degree in Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Social Work or a human services related field; Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Social Worker is preferred
    • Demonstrated experience working in wellness and recovery programs
    • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated leadership capacity and sound judgment
    • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
    • Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
    • Computer skills are also essential, with experience in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
    • Valid driver’s license

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


    NJCDC: Program Director of Great Falls YouthBuild Academy

    Posted: March 20, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    Summary: NJCDC (New Jersey Community Development Corporation) Corporation is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities to transform lives in Passaic County. The organization is currently recruiting a Program Director for the YouthBuild Program. The objective of YouthBuild is to assist young people at-risk for dropping out of high school and/or unemployment, who are between the ages of 18-24 in earning their GED while building affordable housing in their community.

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for leading the transformation of the Great Falls YouthBuild program currently serving 50 students into the Great Falls YouthBuild Academy, an alternative and “second chance” high school for up to 200 students who will obtain a high school diploma, vocational training and job skills
    • Implementing the YouthBuild training curriculum that consists of instruction in areas such as GED preparation, workplace safety, life skills, workplace readiness skills, leadership development and vocational training
    • Ensuring program participants are properly enrolled and participate in all mandatory activities and classes and supervising staff to ensure a well-coordinated and delivered training curriculum
    • Coordinating with program partners and establishing new partnerships (e.g.: Paterson Public Schools and the Juvenile Justice Commission) to assist in areas such as recruitment, curriculum consultation, job placement, and training sites
    • writing proposals to increase resources and ensure program sustainability

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred) with at least two years of supervisory experience required
    • Ability to multi-task; good organizational skills; good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and as a team and enjoy working with at-risk young adults
    • Teaching and administrative experience are a plus
    • Computer skills are also essential, with experience with Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel, preferred

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


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

    Posted: March 20, 2014
    Location: Monmouth County, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

    To Apply: Please visit The ARC of Monmouth's Employment Page for more information or to apply online.


    Meals on Wheels of Trenton/Ewing: Volunteer Coordinator

    Posted: March 20, 2015
    Location: Ewing, NJ

    Summary: Meals on Wheels of Trenton/Ewing is a non-profit organization committed to providing nutritious meals and related services which are designed to promote the independence, dignity, health and wellbeing of homebound customers. The organization delivers meals to homebound individuals in the Greater Trenton area with the help of a large group of committed volunteers. The organization seeks a full-time, Monday through Friday, Volunteer Coordinator.

    Responsibilities:

    • Recruiting and retention of volunteers
    • Training new volunteers
    • Daily scheduling of volunteers for delivery routes of meals to the homebound
    • Recruiting at community events
    • Public speaking and accurate record keeping

    Qualifications:

    • Candidate will be organized, detail oriented and have impeccable customer service skills
    • Must be highly motivated, flexible and enjoy working in a diverse environment that is in constant flux
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher
    • College degree prefer​ed and experience with volunteers desired

    To Apply: Interested applicants should email resume and contact information to executivedirector@mowte with Volunteer Coordinator in the subject line.


    New Jersey PTA: Office Administrator

    Posted: March 20, 2015
    Location: Mercerville, NJ

    Summary: The New Jersey PTA (NJPTA) was founded in 1900 in Riverton, NJ (Burlington County). The organization is a volunteer organization of adults and students whose sole purpose is to advocate for children and youth. The NJPTA has nearly 700 local PTAs in all 21 counties of New Jersey and a total membership of more than 150,000 members. The NJPTA is a self-governing branch of the National PTA. The organization seeks a full-time staff member for office management.

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage the day-to-day operations of NJPTA including: staff supervision, headquarters facility and maintenance, light bookkeeping, administrative support to Board of Directors, and adherence to NJPTA policies and procedures
    • Daily calls and emails with NJPTA officers, database updates and providing communication with local PTAs
    • Assure adequate staff training is provided to assist staff in carrying out their jobs
    • Hold primary responsibility for facilitating communication throughout the staff and Board of Directors to ensure that teamwork is developed and the day-to-day operations run smoothly
    • Serve as the primary staff liaison to the Board and assure that the Board has the appropriate information to best meet their leadership and fiduciary responsibilities
    • Produce reports to the Officers and Board as requested and produce E-blasts and update NJPTA website
    • Report on a monthly basis to the Officers and Board and present a report at each meeting of the Board of Directors outlining a comprehensive overview of the work of the office

    Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of event planning and knowledge of PTA and other non-profits requirements, filings required by IRS and State of NJ would be an asset
    • Microsoft Office, Access, QuickBooks Pro and other programs essential as well as an ability to learn new software
    • Understand and advance New Jersey PTA’s mission and have 3-5 years of management experience, preferably with non-profits
    • Superior communications skills, both written and oral
    • Ability to set priorities, delegate responsibilities, and mentor, motivate, and develop others
    • Be an independent and flexible worker and demonstrate an ability to plan strategically and think tactically

    To Apply: Please send a cover letter and current résumé (Microsoft Word® format preferred) with salary requirements to: njpta@njpta.org. A well-crafted cover letter outlining how your background and experience relate to the position is a required element and will be considered an important part of the candidate review process. This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. NJPTA offers competitive salary (based on previous experience) and medical benefits. New Jersey PTA is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


    NJCDC: Director of Facilities

    Posted: March 13, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    Summary: NJCDC (New Jersey Community Development Corporation) is a comprehensive community development and social service agency based in the historic city of Paterson, New Jersey. Serving more than 2,000 children and families each day, NJCDC is committed to the overall revitalization of Paterson and the Great Falls neighborhood through a core focus on education, youth development, community & economic development, and the creation of affordable and supportive housing.

    Responsibilities:

    • The Director of Facilities reports to the President and is responsible for overall facility management
    • Ensures that all NJCDC facilities meet the highest standards of cleanliness and are properly maintained
    • Supervises maintenance personnel, including creation of check list outlining daily, weekly, and monthly tasks, overseeing and monitoring work assignments, training, performance evaluation, and problem resolution
    • Oversees multiple building mechanical systems, including complex HVAC systems
    • Performs quality control inspections to ensure compliance with current standards, codes and regulations, including those of licensing agencies
    • Safeguards all NJCDC property and assists in asset inventory processing
    • Responsible for all equipment
    • Works with outside contractors to gather quotes and to monitor work performed
    • Oversees response to building emergencies, including activation of burglar and fire alarms
    • Performs basic tasks in plumbing, carpentry, and other trades as skills permit
    • Oversees the maintenance of NJCDC’s vehicles and parking issues. Schedules regular repairs. Ensures that registration and insurance is current. Enforces vehicle use policies and procedures
    • Coordinates facility needs, setup, and other logistical details for organizational events and activities

    Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Five years of hands-on experience in the management and maintenance of buildings and facilities with at least three years of supervisory experience
    • Strong knowledge of building mechanical systems especially HVAC
    • Knowledge of and ability to perform general maintenance duties such as carpentry, plumbing and mechanical repairs
    • Knowledge of and ability to operate miscellaneous hand tools, power tools and large equipment such as lawn maintenance equipment, floor machines, etc.
    • General knowledge of safety standards and compliance
    • Project planning skills
    • Good organizational skills. Self-starter. Ability to work independently
    • Computer literate with proficiency in MS office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
    • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions
    • Ability to work diplomatically with colleagues, customers and vendors

    To Apply: Please send resume with a thoughtful cover letter to Michael De Blasio at: mdeblasio@njcdc.org. New Jersey Community Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    NJCDC: Director of Real Estate and Property Management

    Posted: March 13, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    Summary: NJCDC (New Jersey Community Development Corporation) is a comprehensive community development and social service agency based in the historic city of Paterson, New Jersey. Serving more than 2,000 children and families each day, NJCDC is committed to the overall revitalization of Paterson and the Great Falls neighborhood through a core focus on education, youth development, community & economic development, and the creation of affordable and supportive housing.

    Responsibilities:

    • The Director of Real Estate and Property Management will be the organization's lead person in the construction and rehabilitation of affordable, special needs, and mixed-income housing; educational programming space; community amenities such as parks and gardens; and mixed-used developments to include office and retail space
    • Responsible for every aspect of the development process including site acquisition, land use approvals, securing financing, design, construction, and property management
    • In addition to overseeing all aspects of project development, the Director oversees the organization’s facilities department and is the senior manager in charge of ensuring proper maintenance and upkeep of approximately ten buildings as well as compliance with local, state, and other authorities

    Qualifications:

    • Seasoned professional with some non-profit and managerial experience
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a manager within a large organization is required
    • Outstanding organizational, management, communication, and supervisory skills
    • Bachelor’s degree is required with a Master’s degree preferred

    To Apply: Please send resume with a thoughtful cover letter to Michael De Blasio at: mdeblasio@njcdc.org. New Jersey Community Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    Southern NJ Perinatal Cooperative: Social Worker, Regional Perinatal Mood Disorder Programs

    Posted: March 12, 2015
    Location: Pennsauken, NJ

    Summary: Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative (SNJPC) improves the health of pregnant women, infants and children in South Jersey. The organization educates the community, advocates for system improvements, and engages with stakeholders to strengthen families. They seek a full-time Social Worker, that reports to the Program Coordinator of Regional Perinatal Mood Disorder.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work with the Program Coordinator in providing services to women who are at risk for postpartum depression, including triage and follow up services utilizing the web-based postpartum depression screening
    • Communicating with participating healthcare providers, and providing community research

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelors degree in field of social work; MSW preferred
    • Two years of experience in support group facilitation
    • Two years clinical experience in working with childbearing families in an outreach or perinatal setting
    • Ability to work independently and in groups with good leadership, oral and written communication skills
    • Valid driver’s license, car and current insurance policy

    To Apply: Pleae vist SNJPC Job Opportunities for more information and to apply online. Salary Range, $40,000 - $45,000 based on education and experience. 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.


    Southern NJ Perinatal Cooperative: Program Specialist, Diabetes & Heart Disease

    Posted: March 12, 2015
    Location: Trenton, NJ

    Summary: Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative (SNJPC) improves the health of pregnant women, infants and children in South Jersey. The organization educates the community, advocates for system improvements, and engages with stakeholders to strengthen families. They seek a Program Specialist, Diabetes & Heart Disease in Trenton. This full-time position reports to the Director of Operations and the leadership team at the NJ Department of Health.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide programmatic leadership in the areas of diabetes and hypertension control, to the New Jersey State Department of Health (NJDOH) as part of the DHDSPP
    • Responsible for program planning, grants management, and the development and implementation of evidence based strategies and activities related to Health System Interventions and Community- Clinical Linkages objectives of the State Public Health Actions to Prevent and Control Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity and Associated Risk Factors and Promote School

    Qualifications:

    • A master’s degree in Public Health and related experience and/or education credentials in a discipline related to program planning, health education, and/ or health information technology
    • Experience with grants management
    • Knowledge of national best practices and evidence based strategies for diabetes and hypertension control, population based prevention interventions, and data measurement and evaluation procedures
    • Demonstrated experience working with local government and clinical professionals to improve health outcomes
    • Strong written, oral communication and facilitation skills
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work with a high level of independence in a fast-paced environment
    • Valid driver’s license, car and current insurance policy
    To Apply: Pleae vist SNJPC Job Opportunities for more information and to apply online. Salary Range, $70,000, based on education and experience. 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.

    West Windsor Arts Center: Executive Director

    Posted: March 12, 2015
    Location: West Windsor, NJ

    Summary: The West Windsor Arts Center offers live performances, art exhibits, classes, camps and workshops to the greater Princeton Junction/West Windsor region. This nonprofit organization with an operating budget of $400,000, seeks a full-time Executive Director to lead the organization into its next phase. Now in its fifth year, the West Windsor Arts Center provides wide-ranging arts programs across the disciplines and is poised to enter a new phase of growth, with an anticipated Capital Campaign in 2016. The Executive Director will be part of a dynamic organization with two other full time staff members (Program Director and Office Manager), an active volunteer base and Board of Trustees. The Executive Director will work closely with the Board President and the Board.

    Responsibilities:

    • Motivate and develop staff; hire, supervise and evaluate staff
    • Coordinate work with Board committees and volunteers
    • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Arts Center
    • Oversee and act as resource to increase earned income capabilities including programming efforts and rental promotion
    • Develop an annual budget for approval by the Board; oversee the management of all funds and accounting systems and procedures; comply with local, state and federal tax regulations and ensure preparation and filing of reports as needed
    • Operational Oversight - Recommend and implement processes to make operations more efficient
    • Lead marketing efforts including use of web, print, email and other outlets; develop and maintain effective working relations within the community and oversee publicity and organization branding
    • With Board of Trustees and its Executive Board oversee the implementation of the organization’s 3-year strategic plan

    Qualifications:

    • College graduate (MA in relevant field is a plus) with a minimum of 5-7 years of non-profit experience, including 3+ years in a senior management position; prior experience as an Executive Director or as a development/fundraising professional preferred
    • Demonstrate past success securing corporate sponsorships for a variety of programs
    • Experience with fiscal management of a non-profit required
    • Background within an arts or cultural organization desirable
    • Possess strong planning, organizational and analytical skills, and the ability to positively motivate and develop staff, board, and volunteers and be business savvy with an entrepreneurial spirit
    • Familiarity with the West Windsor and/or Greater Princeton area a plus
    • Personal qualities include energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated, tactful, articulate and persuasive in writing and in person, technology proficient, and collaborative/team oriented

    To Apply: Qualified candidates should email current resume and a cover letter to wwacedsearch1@gmail.com with “Executive Director Search” in the subject line. Kindly send as two attachments labeled lastname_firstname_resume and lastname_firstname_cover. Application deadline is April 24, 2015 and the starting date is June, 2015. Based upon experience, the compensation is between $60,000 and $70,000. For more information about the West Windsor Arts Council and Arts Center, visit www.westwindsorartscenter.org. The West Windsor Arts Council is an equal opportunity employer.


    NJCDC: Chief Operating Officer

    Posted: March 11, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    Summary: NJCDC (New Jersey Community Development Corporation) is a comprehensive community development and social service agency based in the historic city of Paterson, New Jersey. Serving more than 2,000 children and families each day, NJCDC is committed to the overall revitalization of Paterson and the Great Falls neighborhood through a core focus on education, youth development, community & economic development, and the creation of affordable and supportive housing.

    Responsibilities:

    • The Chief Operating Officer (COO) reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and has overall responsibility for the day to day operations of the organization
    • The COO will lead and manage the organization’s senior staff who are responsible for the following areas: Programs, Education, Real Estate and Residential Services
    • Other areas including Development/Marketing, Fiscal Affairs and Community Outreach Functions

    Qualifications:

    • A seasoned professional, preferably with significant non-profit and managerial experience
    • Minimum of 7 years’ experience as a senior manager within a large and complex organization is required
    • Outstanding organizational, management, communication, and supervisory skills
    • Bachelor’s degree is required with a Master’s degree preferred

    To Apply: Please send resume with a thoughtful cover letter to: coo@njcdc.org. You may also mail information to: COO Search, NJCDC, PO Box 6976, Paterson, NJ 07509. New Jersey Community Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    NAMI Mercer NJ: Executive Director

    Posted: March 10, 2015
    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

    Summary: NAMI Mercer (an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness) is accepting resumes for the position of executive director. NAMI Mercer is a non-profit organization working to improve the lives of individuals and families in Mercer County affected by mental illness through education, support, and advocacy.

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible to the Board of Directors for executing the goals of NAMI Mercer’s strategic plan
    • Chief spokesperson for the organization to the mental health community and the community-at-large
    • Develop/manage budgets with small business accounting software
    • Fundraising, including grant writing and donor cultivation
    • Recruiting and inspiring volunteers
    • Prioritizing and managing multiple diverse tasks

    Qualifications:

    • An effective hands-on leader with excellent written/oral communications and interpersonal skills
    • Knowledge of the mental health field and the NJ mental healthcare delivery system
    • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, preferably in social work, is desired
    • Minimum of five years of leadership experience (preferably in a non-profit environment)

    To Apply: Send resume, salary requirements, and a brief creative cover letter to president@namimercer.org by April 6, 2015. See NAMI Executive Director for a full position description.


    WomanSpace: Resident Assistant Substitute, Emergency Services Program

    Posted: March 9, 2015
    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

    • Assumes responsibility for and all aspects of Emergency Services daily programming, as needed
    • Hotline and residential coverage

    Qualifications:

    • Hours vary, must be flexible and able to work during the day, evenings, weekends and overnights
    • Minimum two years of experience in social services, providing crisis intervention, paid or voluntary is required
    • Degree in social service discipline preferred
    • Valid driver’s license required and reliable transportation
    • Bilingual a plus

    To Apply: Interested candidates may email resumes to Reyna Carothers, Director of Emergency Services. Fax: (609) 396-9456 or email ric@womanspace.org. Womanspace is an EOE.


    WomanSpace: Bilingual Counselor Advocate

    Posted: March 9, 2015
    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    Northeast New Jersey Legal Services: Director of Development

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

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    Northeast New Jersey Legal Services: Development Manager

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

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


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

    Posted: February 25, 2015
    Location: Riverdale, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    Association of NJ Chiropractors: Executive Director

    Posted: February 24, 2015
    Location: Branchburg, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    Monmouth Conservation Foundation: Deputy Executive Director

    Posted: February 24, 2015
    Location: Middletown, NJ

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

    Responsibilities: Deputy Executive Director

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    NJCDC: Program Manager, Paterson University Corps

    Posted: February 20, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    Essex County Family Justice Center: Director of Development and Communication

    Posted: February 20, 2015
    Location: Newark, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    CUMAC: Community Food Coalition Coordinator

    Posted: February 19, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    Sikh Research Institute: Marketing Manager

    Posted: February 16, 2015
    Location: Bridgewater, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

    NJCDC: Events and Communication Associate

    Posted: February 16, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    The Leaguers: Chief Operating Officer

    Posted: February 16, 2015
    Location: Newark, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    New Jersey Psychological Association: Executive Director

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

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    Special Olympics New Jersey: President and CEO

    Posted: February 5, 2015
    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Required Qualifications:

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

    Desired Qualifications:

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

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


    NJCDC: Employment Specialist

    Posted: January 22, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    NJCDC: Development Associate

    Posted: January 22, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


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