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  • Princeton-Blairstown Center: Director of Development & Communications
  • NJ Prevention Network: Prevention/Public Health Associate
  • Arc of Monmouth: Marketing Coordinator
  • Community Access Unlimited: Director of Development
  • Community Access Unlimited: Accounting Supervisor
  • NJ Sharing Network: Foundation Finance Manager
  • NJ Work Environment Council: Executive Director
  • NJCDC: Elm Street Apartments, Case Manager
  • NJCDC: Director of Case Management
  • Southern NJ Perinatal Cooperative: Communications Specialist
  • Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania: President & CEO
  • NJCDC: Community Development Associate
  • NJ Foundation for the Blind: Director of Development & Communications
  • NJCDC: VISTA AmeriCorp Members
  • Southern NJ Perinatal Cooperative: Healthy Families, Family Support Worker
  • Southern NJ Perinatal Cooperative: Administrative Assistant
  • Southern NJ Perinatal Cooperative: Data Analyst and Reporting Manager  
  • NJ Performing Arts Center: Senior Director, Public & Media Relations
  • Community Health Law Project: Staff Advocate
  • The Connection for Women and Families: Executive Director
  • WomanSpace: Counseling Office Receptionist (Part-Time)


    Princeton-Blairstown Center: Director of Development & Communications 

    Posted: July 6, 2015
    Location: Princeton, NJ

    The Princeton-Blairstown Center (PBC) is an 107 year-old independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with an administrative office located in Princeton, NJ and a 264-acre campus located in Blairstown, NJ. Our mission is to transform the lives of vulnerable young people through integrated experiential and adventure-based programming in schools and at our outdoor campus.  A Director of Development & Communications is needed to work closely with the Executive Director to identify, educate, cultivate, and solicits individual, foundation, corporate, and in-kind prospects to support program, endowment, and operating goals. The Director of Development & Communications will also oversee the implementation of special events and public information activities for the promotion and advancement of PBC’s mission and goals. 

    Responsibilities:

    • Develop, implement, and monitor progress toward long- and short-term fundraising strategy and goals including major giving, grants, special events, direct mail appeals, on-line giving, and corporate partnership and volunteer initiatives.
    • Increase and diversify revenue streams (foundations, individuals, corporations, agencies, crowdfunding, etc.) to help build programmatic and organizational capacity.
    • Develop and implement strategies for the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of individual donors. ·         Research and identify public and private grant sources of restricted and unrestricted funding.  Develop proposals in partnership with the Senior Leadership Team and execute and archive all proposals with a long-term relationship-management approach.
    • Ensure the timely submission of updates, and end-of-year reports to corporate, foundation, individual and/or government funders.
    • Provide support to the solicitation efforts of the ED in fulfilling his/her fundraising responsibilities.
    • Provide staff support to the Board of Directors including managing their solicitation activities, helping to identify new board candidates, and staffing the Governance and Development Committees.
    • Develop and manage departmental income and expense budgets and partner with the Director of Finance & Administration to monitor and report PBC’s income mix.
    • Develop staff, intern, free-lancer, and/or consultant job descriptions and work plans as needed.
    • Coordinate the work of administrative staff to ensure development records are reconciled with accounting records, timely acknowledgments are sent, donor and prospect files are maintained, and the database is maintained. ·         Create and execute cultivation and stewardship events.
    • Work with Board members and other volunteers to design and execute two fundraising events annually. ·         Serve as a member of the Senior Leadership Team.
    • Develop and implement an integrated strategic communications plan to advance PBC's brand identity, broaden awareness of its programs and priorities, and increase the visibility of its programs across key stakeholder audiences.
    • Oversee development of all PBC print communications including the annual report, newsletters, marketing collateral materials and electronic communications including PBC’s website and social media platforms (i.e. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yelp, Google, YouTube, etc.
    • Prioritize media opportunities and prepare talking points, speeches, presentations, and other supporting material as needed.
    • Actively engage, cultivate, and manage press relationships to ensure coverage surrounding PBC’s programs, special events, public announcements, and other projects.
    • Lead the generation of online content to engage various audience segments that results in measurable action. Decide who, where, and when to disseminate.
    • Mentor and co-lead PBC team members responsible for PBC’s website administration and coordination to ensure that new and consistent information (article links, stories, and events) are posted regularly in line with strategic priorities.
    • Track and measure the level of engagement within the network over time.

    Qualifications:

    • A minimum of 8-10 years fundraising and communications experience with progressive growth in responsibilities within a non-profit organization.
    • Advanced degree in Public Administration, Fundraising,Communications or related field.
    • Documented experience in successful annual campaign development, soliciting and securing major gifts from both private and public sources, and institutional planning.
    • Significant experience working with Board(s) of Directors and Board Committees.
    • Prior experience supervising, coaching and collaborating in a fast-paced environment.
    • Proven ability to lead a fundraising effort that brings in $.5 million+ annually and grow it effectively.
    • Superior presentation and interpersonal skills, and the capacity to inspire and motivate prospective donors; confident and persuasive communicator, with excellent writing skills.
    • Goal-oriented, entrepreneurial spirit with ability to generate ideas and move forward with a well-designed plan.
    • Excellent written skills with a high level of attention to detail and an ability to meet competing deadlines.
    • A successful track record in setting priorities and a multi-tasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment.
    • Keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making.
    • Able to use Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher; Donor Perfect; Constant Contact: Square Space; Twitter; LinkedIn; Yelp, Instagram, YouTube; etc.
    • Must be able to work extended hours, some weekends, and travel to Blairstown Campus as needed. ·         Exceptional communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders in a multi-cultural environment.
    • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, professionalism, a commitment to lead by example, and dedication to the mission of PBC.  

    Additional Information:

    • Full-time employment
    • Compensation based upon experience
    • Fifteen vacation days, 6 sick days and 12 holidays provided annually
    • Employer contributes to 401(K)
    • Health, dental and vision insurance provided
    • Intended start date is September 2015  

    To Apply: View the complete job positng at http://princetonblairstown.org and email resume, cover letter, and salary history to pbc@princetonblairstown.org.  Please include that you found this opening through the Center for Non-Profits.


    New Jersey Prevention Network: Prevention/Public Health Associate (two positions available)

    Posted: July 2, 2015
    Location: Lakewood, NJ

    Summary: The New Jersey Prevention Network is a public health agency working to prevent substance abuse, addiction and other chronic diseases by building capacity among professionals, fostering positive collaboration among providers, and strengthening the field of prevention through the use of evidence-based practices and strategies.

    Responsibilities:

    • Coordinating and providing training and technical assistance to public health professionals including substance abuse professionals.
    • Coordinating and managing a statewide prevention coalition.
    • Managing prevention programs, media campaigns, and newsletters to support prevention programs.
    • Collecting evaluation-related data and working with outside evaluators, as appropriate, to analyze data and create reports.
    • Supporting NJPN projects, grants and events as required, including logistics, and event planning.
    • Preparing and submitting required program reports for funders.
    • Traveling within state is required throughout each month; Out of state travel required on occasion.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in public health or related field.
    • Training in alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention a plus.
    • Minimum 2 to 5 years of experience in public health, tobacco control, and/or substance abuse prevention required.
    • We are particularly looking for individuals with:
      • Experience working with military personnel, coalition coordination, and/or evidenced-based practices.
      • Experience with tobacco control initiatives and knowledge of smoke-free housing and outdoor ordinances.
    • Excellent writing skills required. Excellent computer skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office programs required

    To Apply: Submit cover letter and resume to Laura@njpn.org.


    Arc of Monmouth: Marketing Coordinator 

    Posted: July 1, 2015
    Location: Tinton Falls, NJ

    The Arc of Monmouth works to improve the lives of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families through advocacy, services and supports, collaboration with community partners and community education.  The Arc is looking for a Marketing Coordinator to report to the Director of Development. 

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree
    • 2 years of experience fundraising and/or in public relations
    • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Valid NJ driver's license with acceptable driving record
    • Ability to foster cooperative relationships between members of the business community and The Arc of Monmouth
    • Proficiency in the following skills preferred:
      • Adobe Creative Suite
      • Web Design
      • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint)

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist the Director of Development in coordinating and implementing all aspects of fundraising and marketing activities.  In the Director of Development's absence, assume responsibilities as assigned.
    • Manage and execute the annual marketing plan, including, but not limited to:
      • Drafting/sending of news releases and articles
      • Maintaining and fostering media relations
      • Graphic design of agency and departmental brochures, newsletters, and other materials
      • Agency website management
      • Social media management
      • Making presentations to community organizations, schools, and other groups
    • Participate in fundraising duties, including, but not limited to:
      • Sponsor, attendee, and in-kind gift solicitation for special events, including but not limited to, the Annual Gala, Walk/5k, Wine Tasting, and Golf Outing.
      • Assistance with other events, including but not limited to, the Annual Meeting, membership meetings, and informal events.
      • Assistance with other fundraising campaigns, including direct mail and online appeals, memberships, memorials, etc.
      • Assistance in the research, preparation, and follow up of grant proposals to foundations and other funding sources
    • Lead and/or participate in presenting, hosting and/or attending meetings, workshops, committees, etc., as required.
    • Supervise and/or perform administrative duties, maintain accurate records of activities of department, e.g., reports on the income and costs related to fundraising events and database of donors.
    • Recruit, interview, hire, fire, orient, train, discipline, evaluate, and supervise employees, volunteers, and/or student interns.  Assist in volunteer/intern management and evaluation, including cultivation and appreciation.
    • Assist in developing goals and objectives for the department and evaluating progress.
    • Complete other duties as assigned or required.

    To Apply: Email humanresources@arcofmonmouth.org  and visit http://www.arcofmonmouth.org/employment-inquiry/.


    Community Access Unlimited: Director of Development 

    Posted: July 1, 2015
    Location: Elizabeth, NJ

    Community Access Unlimited, an expanding Union County social service agency, is seeking a dynamic Coordinator of Development to enhance the mission and goals of the Agency.

    Responsibilities:

    • Writing the annual Business Plan
    • Expand funding for the Agency
    • Complete local, state and federal applications that match Agency's identified priorities
    • Attends required conferences, trainings, staff meetings, and other meetings/events as requested

    Qualifications:

    • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
    • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) preferred
    • 2 years of relevant experience
    • Flexible hours including evenings and weekends
    • Strong leadership skills
    • Highly organized and self-motivated
    • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft office and social media
    • Car to use for work purposes
    • Proven experience in grant writing

    Benefits:

    • Tuition Assistance
    • Legal Services
    • Longevity/Anniversary Recognition
    • Dental Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Long-term Disability Insurance
    • Medical Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
    • 401(K)
    • Project Assistance Loans/Grants
    • Staff Recruitment Incentive
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)

    To Apply: Email resume and salary requirements to rwright@caunj.org.


    Community Access Unlimited: Accounting Supervisor 

    Posted: July 1, 2015
    Location: Elizabeth, NJ

    Community Access Unlimited, an expanding Union County social service agency, is seeking a qualified Accounting Supervisor to help within a busy accounting office, to oversee a variety of tasks.

    Responsibilities:

    • Helps maintain an orderly accounting system
    • Complies with local, state, and federal reporting requirements and tax filings
    • Ensures that required documentation is complete and is in compliance with regulations and standards
    • Helps with other accounting and/or administrative duties as required
    • Supervising the day to day activities of accounting staff

    Qualifications:

    • Highly organized and self-motivated
    • Excellent computer and Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel
    • Experience with business applications a plus, such as payroll and accounting software * Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact professionally with customers, vendors, and staff
    • Reliable transportation
    • Valid driver's license
    • Related Business Degree
    • Previous Payroll, Real Estate, AP & AR experience

    Benefits:

    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • 401(K)
    • Life Insurance
    • Tuition Assistance
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Legal Services
    •  Longevity/Anniversary Recognition
    •  Long-term Disability Insurance
    •  Short-term Disability Insurance
    •  Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
    • Project Assistance Loans/Grants
    • Staff Recruitment Incentive 

    To Apply: Email resume and salary requirments to rwright@caunj.org.


    NJ Sharing Network: Foundation Finance Manager

    Posted: June 29, 2015
    Location: New Providence, NJ

    Summary: The New Jersey Sharing Network is a non-profit, federally designated organ procurement organization. This means we are responsible for the recovery of organs and tissue for the nearly 5,000 New Jersey residents currently awaiting transplantation. We are also part of the national recovery system, which is in place for the more than 120,000 people on waiting lists.  "blue/green") coalition.

    The Foundation Finance Manager will be responsible for the formulation, implementation and oversight of the Foundation’s data input process, e.g. determining what information is captured, when and how it is inputted into all Blackbaud products - Raiser’s Edge (RE), Friends Asking Friends (FAF), NetCommunity, and Financial Edge (FE).  This would include constituent (donor & contributor), volunteer, and gift data and the dimensions of inter-relationships.  Responsible for identifying relevant data, creating reports and data audits in support of the Foundation’s development operations.  Oversees and audits the data entry/interface, accounting, reporting, and financial side of the Foundation.  Responsible for timely compliance with all Network programs and policies.

    Qualifications:

    • B.S. in Accounting or Business Administration required.
    • 6 plus years of experience required.
    • Non-profit and Foundation experience preferred.
    • Blackbaud (RE, FE and FAF) experience preferred.

    To Apply: Email hrrecruit@njsharingnetwork.org


    NJ Work Environment Council: Executive Director

    Posted: June 19, 2015
    Location: Ewing, NJ

    Summary: The New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) is a membership alliance of labor, environmental, and community organizations working for safe, secure jobs and a healthy, sustainable environment. WEC links workers, communities, and environmentalists through training, technical assistance, grassroots organizing and public policy campaigns to promote dialogue, collaboration, and joint action. Formed in 1986, WEC is the nation's oldest state labor/environmental (or "blue/green") coalition.

    Serving as Executive Director of NJWEC is an exciting and unusual opportunity for someone with the skills, experience, and commitment needed to help build a powerful movement for social change that unites labor, environmental, and community constituencies. Current efforts include defending environmental and workplace safeguards from assault by corporations and their political allies; promoting healthy public schools for children, educators and other school staff; ensuring worker and neighborhood safety at industrial facilities that use hazardous chemicals and in communities endangered by highly flammable crude oil trains; and educating workers about their rights to safe and healthy workplaces. WEC’s public voice is well-informed, creative, and bold.  We take on powerful corporate and political interests to serve our mission. 

    View the complete job description for detailed responsibilities and requirements.  Review of applications will begin July 15, 2015.

    To Apply: Candidates for this position should send a resume, contact information for three professional references (including an email address and telephone number), and writing samples to EDSearch@njwec.org.

    Written materials, such as fundraising proposals, strategic organizational or campaign plans, and/or organizing materials intended for a lay audience could strengthen the application.


    NJCDC: Director of Case Management

    Posted: June 18, 2015

    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. Marion 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.  We are seeking a dynamic individual to serve as a Case Manager. 

    Responsibilities:

    • Serving as a member of the Marion 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.  
    • Coordinating the implementation of Individual Service Plans (ISP) for each youth in accordance with agency ISP planning policies and procedures.  
    • Establishing and monitoring the methods used to teach the youth new skills as per individual ISP’s and works with program staff to provide services in accordance with established methods.  
    • Coordinating and linking each youth to off-site support services as defined in ISP. Planning the transportation for the youth’s participation in off-site services.  
    • Completing all case management documentation and reports and maintaining individual youth files.  
    • Reviewing medication logs daily. Conducting weekly audit of medication logs to ensure compliance with medication administration policy.
    • Implementing behavior modification plans established by the team to address discipline issues and the consumer’s lack of adherence to program rules, as needed.

    Qualifications: Prospective applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in social work or human services related field; one to three years of experience working with young adults and adolescents, particularly at-risk individuals; excellent organizational skills; demonstrated leadership ability and sound judgment; ability to work effectively as a member of a team; ability to work collaboratively with community resources; excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; and a valid driver’s license. Computer skills are also essential, with experience with Microsoft Word, and Excel, preferred.  Attractive benefits package will be provided.

    To Apply: Send your resume with a cover note telling us a little about yourself, your skills, and experience to: careers@njcdc.org 


    NJCDC: Director of Case Management

    Posted: June 18, 2015

    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 Director of Case Management will design and implement an organization- wide case management model and will ensure its ongoing implementation across the organization. NJCDC’s case management model will provide a holistic approach to support the healthy emotional, social , intellectual, physical and professional development of each child and adolescent living within our neighborhood.

    Responsibilities:

    • Designing an organization wide case management model.  Includes assessment of existing “cradle to career” case management models.
    • Devise and roll out a plan for NJCDC’s approach to case management, with the end goal being college and career readiness.  Provide case management to individuals participating in Parent Academy.  This includes:  
      • Works with the Director of Early Learning to implement Case Management approach to participants of Parent Academy. Provides the training and the tools that will enable parents to understand and meet their child’s social and emotional needs.  
      • Maintains an ongoing relationship with individuals/families.
    • Pilot and implement an organization wide case management model across the organization. 
    • Provide clinical supervision to clinicians in the following programs: YouthBuild, School Based Youth Services, Full Service Community School at PS5.
    • Research best practices in providing support services to children and young adults to ensure they reach adulthood career and college ready.

    Qualifications: Prospective applicants must be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); experience working with children, adolescents and at-risk population; ability to develop and implement systems, i.e. organization wide case management models; ability to lead a team of peers and work effectively as a part of a team; excellent problem solving skills; experience with counseling and case management; and a valid NJ driver’s license.  Ability to read, write and speak Spanish is preferred. Attractive salary and benefits package will be provided.

    To Apply: Send your resume with a cover note telling us a little about yourself, your skills, and experience to: Human Resources at careers@njcdc.org. Please place “Director of Case Mgmt.” in the subject line of your email.


    Southern NJ Perinatal Cooperative: Communications Specialist

    Posted: June 10, 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. The Communications Specialist is a full time position reporting to the Director of Communications and assists with the conception, design, implementation and oversight of marketing and public relations activities related to Camden Healthy Start initiative, utilizing new and traditional communication methods.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and four years relevant professional experience in public relations, communications or marketing
    • Excellent written and verbal skills and proven ability to effectively communicate with diverse populations, including low literacy and professional audiences
    • Demonstrated proficiency in social media venues to support educational/marketing/ coalition building objectives
    • Experienced in public relations with knowledge of print and digital venues
    • Detail oriented and successful in deadline-driven environments
    • Effective contributor in team environments with strong interpersonal skills
    • Familiarity with health issues, especially related to families is preferred
    • Experienced in Powerpoint or Prezi; ConstantContact (or similar emarketing service), CMS websites, Photoshop (or similar). Familiar with InDesign, Word, Excel
    • Valid driver’s license, vehicle and current insurance policy

    To Apply: Please visit SNJPC Job Opportunities for more information and to apply online. Successful candidates for employment by SNJPC 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.


    Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania: President & CEO

    Posted: June 5, 2015
    Location: Princeton , NJ

    Summary: Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania's mission is to inspire young people and expand their learning through the arts. We envision a future in which all students in the region have the opportunity to engage in quality arts learning that nurtures creativity, cultural awareness, and the development of critical thinking and learning skills.

    Responsibilities: The President & CEO will provide leadership and direction as the organization continues a period of growth, expanding programming and engaging with a wider range of students and educators. The next President & CEO will guide all efforts, working with the Board of Trustees and staff, to expand YA’s reach and visibility in New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. The President & CEO is responsible for leadership and overall management of the organization. This includes overseeing administrative staff and artists, budget and finances and ensuring that all programs meet YA’s mission and quality. The President & CEO will serve as YA’s representative with its external constituents and will oversee major initiatives. The President & CEO will work proactively with the Board and development team to maintain and expand fundraising efforts and strategically lead YA into the future. View the complete job description for more details.

    Qualifications:

    The knowledge and experience for this position can be acquired in a variety of ways but the successful candidate will have:

    • An abiding belief in and understanding of the value of the arts in education
    • The ability to think creatively and to work with energy, passion, confidence and integrity to promote the organization’s mission, vision and goals
    • The ability to communicate (written and verbal) effectively and work with all levels of constituents (clients, teaching artists, staff, board, donors, government and community leaders)
    • Experience developing and maintaining a strong and constructive relationship with the Board of Trustees
    • The ability to manage, nurture and empower staff to achieve goals and maintain quality program services
    • Demonstrated success in fundraising strategies, implementation, relationship building and stewardship
    • Proven experience and desire to establish and maintain meaningful collaborations and partnerships both locally and nationally
    • The ability to multi-task and the skill to effectively deal with complex situations
    • A minimum of five years experience in leadership positions with arts/education organizations or related businesses and/or other not-for-profit organizations
    • A Bachelors degree (graduate degree preferred) reflecting a combination of arts, education and/or business

    To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume electronically to YASearch@yanj.org. 


    NJCDC: Community Development Associate

    Posted: June 4, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    Summary: New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) is a non-profit community development agency located in the historic district of Paterson, New Jersey.  We are a comprehensive community development organization operating a variety of programs and services in the areas of community development, youth development, education, and affordable housing.  Learn more about us by visiting www.njcdc.org.  

    NJCDC has adopted a strategic plan that seeks to borrow principles from the Harlem Children’s Zone to offer a pipeline of programs and services designed to ultimately assist thousands of children and their families within our neighborhood.  We also seek to continue the physical revitalization of our neighborhood by building additional housing, schools, and parks/playgrounds.  

    NJCDC is seeking one or more individuals to assist in all facets of the organization’s operations as a Community Development Associate (CDA).  An entry-level position, the CDA will work with agency leadership to assist in the implementation and execution of programs, services, and plans.  Particular emphasis will be placed on starting up new initiatives.  

    The CDA position is a good opportunity for individuals looking to start a career as a community development practitioner, helping to improve neighborhoods and the lives of the people who live in them.  Successful candidates will have strong organizational, writing, and project implementation skills.  A bachelor’s degree is required and experience in community development or a related field is preferred.

    To Apply: Interested candidates should send a letter describing one’s interest in the CDA position along with a resume.  Submissions should be made to cda@njcdc.org no later than June 30, 2015.  NJCDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    New Jersey Foundation for the Blind: Director of Development & Communications

    Posted: May 29, 2015
    Location: Denville , NJ

    Summary: The New Jersey Foundation for the Blind (NJFFB) is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization which provides the emotional support and practical training to help adults who become blind or visually impaired return to a full and meaningful life: adjust to vision loss, acquire independent living skills and regain their physical and mental health. NJFFB is New Jersey’s only non-residential, comprehensive vision rehabilitation center enabling Individuals to access essential and advanced classes in home management, assistive technologies and orientation and mobility. Wellness programs include art, yoga, fitness, Tai Chi Chih, African drumming and horticultural therapy, among others. Small group classes using adult learning strategies make the program an innovative, effective and friendly learning environment.

    Responsibilities: Working in partnership with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees’ Development Committee, the Director of Development and Communications will assume responsibility for the following tasks as the NJFFB continues to grow.  View the complete job description for more details.

    Qualifications:

    • A bachelor’s degree in related field and at least 5 years fundraising experience in a professional position is required; an advanced degree would be ideal.  
    • The ideal finalist will be able to communicate his/her passion for the mission and have demonstrated experience, confidence, and enthusiasm in asking people to contribute time and money, as well as a discernible track record of successful fund development.  
    • This position requires basic management skills and experience, including but not limited to short and long-term planning, program evaluation, effective oral and written communications, ability to motivate Board and staff, marketing and financial management, and best practices related to governance.  
    • The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in the nature and dimensions of philanthropy, ethics, and motivations for giving, as well as skills in research and cultivation of prospects.  
    • Experience with organizations providing services to the visually impaired is a plus.  
    • Membership in a professional fundraising association and/or baseline certification in fundraising is preferred.   ·         Familiarity with computer systems and social media is required, including Constant Contact and e-Tapestry or similar development software; skilled use of Microsoft Office products is required.  
    • Must be a self-starter, able to maintain a heavy workload and flexible schedule to meet deadlines, travel as needed, and carry out other tasks requested by the Executive Director.

    To Apply: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested persons should send a cover letter and résumé by email to maureen@msalkinassociates.com; be sure to note “NJFFB Development” in the subject line and tell us how you learned of this opportunity.  Applicants will be expected to review the website at www.njffb.org before submitting an application.


    NJCDC: VISTA AmeriCorp Members

    Posted: May 29, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    Summary: New Jersey Community Development Corporation (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.

    VISTA members are passionate and committed to their mission to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project. VISTA members at NJCDC will be responsible for promoting the Promise Neighborhood concept as a means for connecting Paterson residents to a variety of programs and services designed to improve indicators of child and family well-being. 

    Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree is Preferred. Candidates must be able to commit to one year of service and have an interest in working in an urban setting.

    To Apply: If you are interested in joining the VISTA Team, please forward a cover letter and your resume to Eddie Gonzalez at egonzalez@njcdc.org. Please place “VISTA” in the subject line of your email.

    VISTA Members receive a stipend allowance of $15,996 for the year and an educational award of $5,730.  Health care benefits, paid-time off and child care benefits are also provided to each member. Members also receive training, gain valuable work experience as well as an opportunity to network with a myriad of professionals.


    Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative: Healthy Families, Family Support Worker

    Posted: May 28, 2015
    Location: Atlantic City, 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 Family Support Worker, reporting to the Program Coordinator. This position entails initiating and maintaining regular, long-term contact with families. During these visits FSW’s concentrate on family-centered, strength-based, goal oriented services in order to assist families with issues involving the parent-child relationship, improving the family support system, family problem solving, and advocating for the client.  Referral and monitoring of health care usage and child development are also stressed.

    Responsibilities:

    • Conducting  asset mapping and condition assessments
    • Serving as a liaison to local schools and faith and community based organizations
    • Surveying community and analyzing data
    • Identifying volunteers for various activities and events
    • Organizing collaborative efforts with neighborhood groups
    • Performing outreach activities for NJCDC programs and services

    Qualifications:

    • Associate Degree, Bachelors preferred
    • Valid driver’s license, automobile with current insurance
    • Interests in maternal and child health
    • Knowledgeable about community resources
    • Ability to work well with a variety of people and develop rapport with clients from varied cultural/ethnic backgrounds
    • Desire to expand knowledge base
    • Committed to better health care in community
    • Effective oral communication skills; ability to keep written records
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required

    To Apply: Please visit SNJPC Job Opportunities for more information and to apply online. Successful candidates for employment by SNJPC 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.


    Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative: Administrative Assistant

    Posted: May 28, 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 Administrative Assistant, reporting to theCoordinator of Human Resources.  The main function of this position is to enhance company effectiveness by providing information management support, assisting visitors, directing messages for staff and providing clerical support.

    Responsibilities:

    • Support for Pennsauken-based team providing assistance with word processing, record keeping, filing, duplication, mailing, routine correspondence and research.
    • Assists visitors by greeting them in person or on the telephone, answering or directing inquiries appropriately, taking accurate messages.
    • Facilitates internal communications by twice daily check of the in/out boxes for the Pennsauken-based management team; the prompt handling of items requiring immediate attention; the careful review and processing of time sensitive faxes for management and team members.
    • Upon request, transcribes, formats, inputs, edits, retrieves text, data, and graphics utilizing the agency’s word processing and database systems.
    • Provides basic secretarial services to include but not limited to word processing, filing, duplication, mailing, faxing, typing, and research.
    • Keeps office equipment operational by following manufacturer’s instructions for routine preventive maintenance and arranging for repairs as needed; communicates with staff about equipment failures and repair plans. ·         Maintains internal database system by executing all changes to individual records and codes; provides technical assistance on the system’s report options.  Advises supervisor of system errors.
    • Maintains office appearance by keeping public areas, including personal workspace, neat and clear of clutter and trash as well as the prompt storage/distribution of supplies and deliveries.
    • Maintains office efficiency by keeping copier and mailing/fax areas stocked with supplies and free of trash/clutter.
    • Contributes to the team effort.
    • Maintains and expands technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reading secretarial publications.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by the Coordinator of Human Resources and Office Systems Management.

    Qualifications:

    • High school diploma, some college and/or technical training highly desirable
    • Five years professional secretarial experience for managerial/executive staff
    • Good team player
    • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Skilled in all Microsoft Office Products
    • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Valid driver’s license, car and current insurance policy

    To Apply: Please visit SNJPC Job Opportunities for more information and to apply online. Successful candidates for employment by SNJPC 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.


    Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative: Data Analyst and Reporting Manager

    Posted: May 28, 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 Data Analyst and Reporting Manager Coordinator, reporting to the Director of MIS/Administration.  Responsible for coordinating the operations of assigned software data systems; performing data collection and analysis and coordinating support and development of reports and distribution formats. Support needs of all users of organizationally developed and supported systems.

    Responsibilities:

    • Designing, maintaining, implementing and analyzing multiple databases
    • Data collection/analysis and report preparation
    • Travels to off-site locations for training, data collection or troubleshooting as indicated
    • Manages activities relating to project data management and reporting ·
    • Coordinates monthly, quarterly and annual data reporting schedule for programs
    • Supports program database and reporting needs
    • Participates in the development of data collection tools for assigned projects and programs
    • Maintains and updates Database Procedure Manuals
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Qualifications:

    • College degree in related field
    • Strong Computer Skills
    • Broad understanding of relational databases, especially with regard to logical design
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft SQL or Access
    • Experience with SPSS or other data analysis software preferred
    • Ability to quickly adapt to changing technology
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision
    • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as ability to handle deadlines, details and complexity
    • Must be able to handle matters of a confidential nature
    • Valid driver’s license, car and current insurance policy

    To Apply: Please visit SNJPC Job Opportunities for more information and to apply online. Successful candidates for employment by SNJPC 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.


    New Jersey Performing Arts Center: Senior Director, Public & Media Relations

    Posted: May 28, 2015
    Location: Newark, NJ

    Summary: Since its opening season in 1997, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark has attracted more than 9 million patrons, plus 1 million children. The Arts Center's array of 400 unique events each season serves New Jersey’s rich diversity of nationalities and ethnicities. Performers who have appeared recently in the acoustically superb, 2,800-seat Prudential Hall include Joshua Bell, El Gran Combo, Aretha Franklin, Audra McDonald, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Bonnie Raitt, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Stephen Colbert in conversation with Steve Carell, and Earth, Wind & Fire, among many others. 

    NJPAC is seeking a strategic senior public relations and communications professional to oversee the continued development and active management of the company’s public relations and communications efforts. The Senior Director of Public Relations will be responsible for leading, driving and implementing all public relations efforts and communications for NJPAC, which include but are not limited to the Arts Education Programs, Development, Programming, Community Engagement, Real Estate Development and overall branding of the institution. The primary objectives for this individual will be to narrate the brand, protect NJPAC’s reputation and raise awareness of the company’s unique program offerings.  This person will work closely with members of the Senior Management Team, as well as external public relations consultant focused on specific performances, diverse markets and crisis communications.

    Responsibilities:

    • Proactively manage the Public Relations Team comprised of one staff person and several public relations consultants; work with this team of professionals to drive a robust, compelling and consistent narrative about NJPAC for internal and external audiences across various industry segments utilizing traditional and new media outlets.  
    • Develop and take ownership of implementing and driving a comprehensive public relations vision and strategy for NJPAC with targeted programs designed to advance the organizations brand identity and ensure consistency in messaging.
    • Write and shape the narrative for dynamic and robust press releases, pitches, briefings and speeches that attract media attention and initiate interest in NJPAC’s unique programming and diverse business portfolio by major publications, editors, key reporters, bloggers, high-profile influencers and other key stakeholders.  
    • Cultivate, nurture and expand NJPAC relationships with national, regional, local, ethnic and fringe media outlets, including but not limited to bloggers, producers, etc.  
    • Identify and assess relevant media issues, news and events by proactively monitoring industry and market-related news and events calendars; implement actionable public relations plans to capitalize on “real-time” opportunities that drive and support NJPAC’s vision, message and brand.  
    • Analyze media coverage and develop effective tracking, reporting and communications vehicles to inform NJPAC management of issues, news and events that impact the company and performing arts community.  
    • Partner with CEO, designated senior leaders and external PR professionals to proactively respond to and manage internal and external business crises.  
    • Serve as a key NJPAC spokesperson and primary, dedicated liaison between NJPAC and members of the media, ensuring timely and responsive communications that assert NJPAC’s position as one of the leading arts centers in the country.  
    • Proactively facilitate all media interviews; provide timely preparation training, advice and hands-on support to designated senior leaders for a variety of public appearances, events and activities.  
    • Identify viable speaking opportunities and assess incoming speaker requests for NJPAC’s senior leaders and staff at various conferences, seminars and events.  Provide appropriate guidance and scripts for staff to ensure that the organization’s credibility and visibility on these platforms are positively enhanced.  
    • Approve and arrange all NJPAC photo and video shoots; approve all digital asset usage and maintain usage guidelines and archives.  
    • Oversee and manage additional responsibilities, as needed.

    Qualifications:

    •  Bachelor degree required; advanced degree in PR, Communications or related field a plus
    • 10+ years of public relations and/or communications experience within high-profile companies, media organizations and/or the arts industry
    • Strong knowledge and passion for culture and the arts
    • Proven public relations/communications experience that includes a blend of advocacy and media relations ·         Expert writing skills and a proven track record of creating impactful press releases, speeches, editorials, briefings and other written content
    • Demonstrated ability to develop relationships of trust and confidence with experienced senior leaders in a high-performing business environment
    • Solid and recognized relationships with a variety of NJ and NY reporters, editors, bloggers, media influencers and multicultural media sources
    • Proven media relations skills and a well-developed network of relationships with top-tier traditional and social media resources in the regional, national and local media markets
    • Proactive, strategic and hands-on public relations background with a solid track record of successfully and consistently positioning a company in key media, using innovative and creative techniques to achieve tangible results
    • Keen understanding of the digital and new media landscapes; able to keep pace with evolving and rapid changes in technologies that advance public relations and communications messaging across various platforms
    • Experience managing a team comprised of one staff person and several public relations consultants with various areas of expertise
    • Strong prioritization and multi-tasking skills
    • Ability to quickly and effectively adapt to internal and external change
    • Collaborative and team-based management style; energized by an open exchange of ideas 

    To Apply: Please e-mail résumé, cover letter, salary history, and a writing sample to jobopportunities@njpac.org (be sure to note the job title in the subject line of your e-mail). Applications without a cover letter, writing sample, and salary history will not be considered.


    Community Health Law Project: Staff Advocate

    Posted: May 20, 2015
    Location: Bloomfield, NJ

    Summary: The Community Health Law Project (CHLP) is a non-profit organization that provides legal and advocacy services to low-income persons with disabilities. CHLP seeks a staff advocate for its Essex/Passaic Regional office.

    Responsibilities:

    • Practice areas include public entitlements, social service procurement, and enrollment under the Affordable Care Act
    • Advocates represent clients at administrative proceedings such as Social Security hearings

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree required
    • Fluency in Spanish a plus

    To Apply: Send resume and references to: Alma Yee, Esq. Community Health Law Project, 650 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite 210, Bloomfield, NJ 07003. CHLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


    The Connection for Women and Families: Executive Director

    Posted: May 19, 2015
    Location: Summit, NJ

    Summary: The Connection for Women and Families serves over 5,000 women, men and children through a variety of programs and activities. The Connection, a women-led organization, is well known for its excellent aquatics, fitness, educational enrichment and child care programs. Classes are offered for all ages, and are filled with girls and boys as young as six months to senior citizens in their nineties. Within both the aquatics and fitness programs there are classes for those with special needs, many of which are not available elsewhere. This year, The Connection will distribute over $270,000 in scholarship assistance so that individuals may participate in programs, regardless of their economic circumstance. The Connection is seeking an engaging, creative and visionary Executive Director who will successfully maintain and further expand the success and mission of the organization.

    Responsibilities:

    • Inform and collaborate with Board to advance the mission and financial strength of the organization, assuring a diverse and stable revenue stream
    • Recruit, train, develop and manage senior staff team
    • Assure sound financial planning and management of organization along with legal and fiscal compliance for all levels of organization’s work
    • Prepare annual budget for approval by Finance Committee and Board
    • Work with senior staff to evaluate program performance; establish and implement plans for the expansion of innovative programs and services in support of overall organization goals
    • Build and deepen relationships with donors
    • Be an active part of a strong collaborative community of nonprofit and civic organizations
    • Inspire and motivate staff, Board and volunteers
    • Develop relationships with prospective new Trustees to maintain a committed and talented Board

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred
    • Experienced senior manager in organization of similar size, complexity and operating environment
    • Strong financial management and budgeting experience
    • Exceptional leadership skills including planning, organizational and analytical skills and the ability to motivate and develop staff, board and volunteers
    • Understanding of fundraising and resource development and ability to provide strategic leadership to development and marketing teams
    • Excellent communication skills with ability to effectively articulate the work and mission of The Connection to leaders with the community

    To Apply: Qualified candidates should email cover letter and resume to: jayne.graepel@theconnectiononline.org  with “Executive Director Search” in the subject line. Salary commensurate with experience.  The Connection for Women and Families is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


    WomanSpace: Counseling Office Receptionist (Part-Time)

    Posted: May 19, 2015
    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

    Summary: The mission of WomanSpace is to prevent abuse, protect families, and change lives through empowerment and a safety net of supportive services. The organization seeks a part-time receptionist.

    Responsibilities:

    • Answering phones
    • Checking in clients
    • Maintaining office files

    Qualifications:

    • Some evenings and day work
    • Bilingual preferred but not required

    To Apply: Interested candidates should send their resumes to Susan Victor at jobs@womanspace.org or fax (609) 394-5417.

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