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  • Jewish Renaissance Medical Center: Development Specialist
  • The Home Health Staffing and Services Association of New Jersey: CEO (P/T)
  • New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Mental Health Clinician, School Based Youth Services
  • HomeFront: Grant Writer (P/T)
  • March of Dimes: Fund Raiser (3 positions)
  • Exalt: Executive Director
  • ArtPride NJ, Inc: President & CEO
  • Princeton Community Housing: Director Of Finance and Administration
  • Center for Non-Profits: Office/Program Associate (p/t, temporary)
  • New Jersey Library Association: Office Manager/Bookkeeper
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center: Assistant Vice President, Communications
  • Council of New Jersey Grantmakers: Public Policy Fellow (P/T)
  • New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Program Director, School Based Youth Services Program
  • New Jersey Community Development Corporation - Construction Instructor, Paterson Great Falls YouthBuild
  • HomeFront Inc. - Human Resources Director
  • Histiocytosis Association - Special Events Coordinator
  • New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome - Youth Outreach Coordinator
  • New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome - Education Outreach Coordinator
  • The Mental Health Association in New Jersey, Inc. - Director, Union and Hudson Counties
  • The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, Inc. - Conference Meeting Planner

  • Jewish Renaissance Medical Center: Development Specialist

    Posted: September 16, 2014
    Location: Perth Amboy, NJ

    Summary: The Jewish Renaissance Medical Center (JRMC), a Federally Qualified Health Center, is looking to fill a position for a Development Specialist.

    Responsibilities:
    • Play a critical role in the planning and formation of key organizational initiatives, strategies and plans.
    • Gather and analyze research in pertinent demographic, socioeconomic, and socio-political data.
    • Analyze pertinent market capture information, i.e., assessing the inventory of other providers and organizations who are within JRMC’s service area, and whose business model and values are similar to JRMC, and have relevance to the particular initiatives.
    • Work with the Director of Planning and Development (DPD) in cultivating and building strategic partnerships.
    • Conduct legislative and policy analysis that offers an indication as to vital political trends that have a direct impact upon pertinent initiatives.
    • Manage and track key milestones with respect to key initiatives as assigned by the DPD; and provide general management and administrative support related to the overall planning process of key initiatives, e.g., participating in pertinent, generating and distributing key data and reports, and other similar activities.
    • Research, identify and summarize individual, foundation, and corporate giving prospects, and assist in the coordination of cultivation and solicitation strategies for the most promising of these prospects.
    • Work closely with the Director and other JRMC senior staff to plan, coordinate, and support their fundraising efforts.
    • Assist in coordination of special events and fundraising-related events.
    • Provide assistance in the research, writing, review, and/or editing of letters of inquiry, grant proposals, and donor reports as appropriate.
    • Provide strategic, management and administrative support related to direct mail solicitation programs, and other related donor cultivation activities.
    • Work with DPD to oversee the maintenance of JRMC’s donor and contact management databases.
    • Interface with key stakeholders, including individual, corporate, institutional, and foundations donors, elected and appointed government officials, and members of the community.
    • Manage the evaluation design, data collection system, and reporting requirements to adhere to certain grant and/or program requirements and provide support to the DPD to manage the overall evaluation design for JRMC that provides the framework to measure and study operational and programmatic performance.
    • Work with DPD to ensure compliance with all gift-related policies and procedures and ensure ethical compliance, as defined by the Association for Fundraising Professionals.
    • Work with the Director of Marketing & Communications to assist in the creation and production of communication pieces to be used in solicitation efforts, stewardship activities, and branding initiatives, such as website, video, press release/packets, and other relevant communication materials and activities.
    • Assist in managing staff, interns, volunteers, budgets, and other functions of the Planning and Development Unit.

    To Apply: Please visit Careers at JRMC for a full job description and to apply online.


    The Home Health Staffing and Services Association of New Jersey: CEO (P/T)

    Posted: September 16, 2014
    Location: Parsippany, NJ

    Summary: The Home Health Staffing and Services Association of New Jersey (HHSSANJ) seeks a CEO to implement strategic goals and objectives. This position reports to the Board of Directors. (Exempt, professional management position; work hours flexible, 15 - 20 per week, vary as needed.)

    Responsibilities:

    • Support operations and administration of Board by advising and informing members, interfacing between Board and members of Association.
    • Community and Public Relations -- Assure the Association and its mission, programs, education and awareness are consistently presented in strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders.
    • Guide Association in responding to emerging issues of the home healthcare industry within New Jersey.
    • Develop, collaborate and lead in effecting relationships and positive communication within and among all Association members, programs, partners, and stakeholders.
    • Serve as the primary spokesperson for the Association with the wider home health care community, providers, legislative bodies, liaisons, and media.
    • Maintain working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the industry.
    • Oversee the growth and sustainability of Association membership to generate and maintain Association revenues.
    • Prepare and lead Association meetings.
    • Work closely with government advocates, traveling to Trenton, various meetings with legislature, regulatory, DONursing, NJBIA, MAAC.
    • Respond via phone or written communication on behalf of the Association to inquiries from within and outside of the Association.
    • Administrative duties include day-to-day operations, maintaining databases, content delivery on website, developing a quality directory, banking, membership dues processing, overseeing Association committees, planning and conducting Association meetings.

    Qualifications: Candidate must not be working in, own or be employed by a home healthcare agency. Must have at least 10 years experience in the home healthcare industry preferably a former owner of a private pay provider. Nursing is a plus with 10 or more years in a strong management and supervisory role. Candidate must demonstrate leadership ability and relationship building. Candidate should have 10 or more years of medicare/medicaid experience. and excellent oral and written communication skills and be legislative savvy.

    To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to: zack.demopoulos@gmail.com. No phone calls please.


    New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Mental Health Clinician, School Based Youth Services

    Posted: September 12, 2014
    Location: Little Falls, NJ

    Summary: New Jersey Community Development Corporation is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities to transform lives in Passaic County. The School-Based Youth Services Program at Passaic Valley High School is a comprehensive, one-stop shopping program designed to assist students prevent and combat problems affecting their personal, academic, social, emotional, and physical development in order to ensure that students graduate, become employable or continue their education, and are physically and mentally healthy and drug-free.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide counseling to program participants ages 13-19 in individual and group sessions and provide counseling to families of program participants, when indicated.
    • Make referrals to community resources in the area of health, mental health, and substance abuse treatment as indicated.
    • Develop professional relationships on behalf of the program with the wide-range of community and hospital-based mental health providers in order to better serve youth.
    • Case management for youth who are referred to community resources and provide follow-up as necessary.
    • Assist in data collection for evaluation purposes and Assist the Program Director, as needed.

    Qualifications: Prospective applicants must have a knowledge of and belief in the philosophy of Positive Youth Development. Previous experience working with youth and adolescents preferred along with strong clinical skills; and excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Bilingual (Spanish) skills are preferred. Computer skills are also essential, with experience with Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel. MSW or MA in counseling or psychology with appropriate state licensing credentials required.

    To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter telling us a little about yourself, your skills, and experience to: careers@njdc.org. New Jersey Community Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    HomeFront: Grant Writer (P/T)

    Posted: September 12, 2014
    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

    Summary: HomeFront is a nonprofit agency that provides emergency shelter, supportive services, transitional housing and permanent supportive housing to homeless families with children. HomeFront seeks a part-time grant writer with a passion to assist low income families to achieve and maintain household stability. This person will be part of a team including a grants manager and one other part-time grant writer.

    Responsibilities:

    • Write grants for government and foundation funders. The focus will be on foundation grants but governmental grants may be assigned as needed.
    • Manage timely completion of grant reports and renewal applications. Keep and follow reporting and renewal calendar, prepare reports and renewals for submission, and obtain necessary information from program managers as required.
    • Assemble proposals and LOIs for submission, including all required documentation and packaging. Maintain quality control over grant submittals.
    • Develop professional working relationships with private and public funder contacts and monitors. Maintain a current roster with contact information, application deadlines, and invoice and report deadlines.
    • Identify potential funders for agency’s programs; review application guidelines to determine if foundation, government agency, or corporation is a good match for HomeFront.
    • Attend and participate in staff meetings and funder briefings as required.

    Qualifications:

    • Ability to paint a grammatically correct picture of social service programs.
    • Experience with online grant systems.
    • Strong familiarity with government and foundation contract, grant proposal and reporting processes.
    • Exceptionally strong organizational, administrative, and analytical skills.
    • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and calendaring software. Strong aptitude for learning new software programs and identifying appropriate software tools to meet organizational needs.
    • Ability to manage time and multiple projects efficiently.
    • Written and verbal communication skills, analytic skills, and computational skills at a bachelor’s degree level.
    • Excellent attention to detail; ability to proofread effectively.
    • Ability to work in a team environment yet be self-directed, as required.
    • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to manage and meet multiple deadlines and a good sense of humor.

    To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter detailing how your experience and skills are a fit for this position including both a grant application that you prepared and a writing sample to ConnieM@homefrontnj.org. HomeFront is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Learn more at http://www.homefrontnj.org/


    March of Dimes: Fund Raiser (3 Positions: Bergen, Middlesex and Mercer County)

    Posted: September 11, 2014
    Location: Bergen, Middlesex or Mercer County

    Summary: March of Dimes, working together for stronger, healthier babies, is hiring three fund raisers in New Jersey. 

    Responsibilities:

    • Implement, coordinate and manage cost-effective fundraising activities
    • Achieve aggressive annual revenue goals and solicit, train and manage a volunteer base of community leaders.
    • Liaison between the March of Dimes, its volunteers, and the local community.
    • Develop a successful business plan using the organization's core business tactics to reach this goal.
    • Develop strong networks within the local community, cold call prospects for potential revenue streams, event sponsorships, volunteer opportunities and to increase March of Dimes visibility and brand awareness.
    • Manage and provide leadership to volunteer committees on each event to ensure that committee members are fully supported and accomplish tasks required for successful events.
    • Prepare and maintain accurate records/data to evaluate cost-effectiveness, profitability, and public awareness of events and/or mission/program activities.
    • Work with media or recruit a volunteer with this expertise to publicize mission/events, and secure local sponsorship for events to heighten public awareness and reach fundraising goals.
    • Develop and implement events to recognize and motivate successful volunteers to ensure ongoing commitment.

    Qualifications: Candidate requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent, 1-3 years of prior related work experience, preferably in sales event fundraising in a not-for-profit setting. Excellent computer skills including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook scheduler. Excellent verbal and written communications skills and the ability to gracefully handle rejection. Must be able to read and analyze financial goals and fundraising reports and also generate required reports on a timely basis. Must successfully complete a credit and criminal background check. Must be able to travel extensively throughout assigned geographic area and work evenings; mornings and weekends as necessary.

    For more information on these positions, please visit: March of Dimes Jobs

    March of Dimes is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    Exalt: Executive Director

    Posted: September 11, 2014
    Location: Brooklyn, NY

    Summary: Exalt's mission is to elevate expectations of personal success for youth ages 15-19 who have been involved in the criminal justice system. Exalt plays a critical role in ending the school-to-prison pipeline by providing an effective model for re-engaging youth in their love for learning, and activating their hope that they can have a self-determined future. Through unique proprietary curriculum, Exalt is the only program in New York City designed for and exclusively serving justice system-involved youth in which they participate by choice versus compliance, which can simultaneously positively impact their sentences. Exalt seeks an executive director who has the strategic acumen, intuition, and energy to provide leadership and management to ensure all aspects of the organization are functioning optimally.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide leadership, inspiration, guidance, and direction in the development and achievement of organizational mission, goals and objectives, and short- and long-range strategy.
    • Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential donors and funders.
    • Ensure organizational culture remains aligned with mission, goals, and values.
    • Build and/or enhance strategic external partnerships that help the organization generate financial and other resources.
    • Recruit, supervise, and coach direct reports.
    • Oversee day-to-day operations and propose budget to the board and ensure fiscal viability and accountability.
    • Develop and advance annual fund raising plan.
    • Formulate and implement organizational policies and procedures and serve as chief spokesperson.
    • Engage, motivate, and partner with the board of directors and collaborate with the board chair to maintain and enhance board and committee composition.

    Qualifications: Candidate must have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience and a Bachelor's degree. An MBA, MPA, JD, or other advanced degree in related areas is preferred. Candidate must have strong fund raising skills and experience with a broad variety of funders. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required and sound knowledge of developing and managing budgets. Candidate must have extensive cultural sensitivity to socio-economic and political factors contributing to students' backgrounds and histories. Experience working with justice system-involved youth and/or justice/education systems preferred.

    To Apply: Please see full job description at: Exalt Executive Director. Send resume and cover letter indicating salary requirement to: exaltedcandidates2014@gmail.org. Exalt is an equal opportunity employer.


    ArtPride NJ, Inc: President & CEO

    Posted: September 10, 2014
    Location: Burlington, NJ

    Summary: ArtPride NJ, Inc., the state’s premiere arts advocacy and arts service organization, has launched a strategic plan for its third decade of growth. With the assistance of a Capacity Building Grant from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, ArtPride has the opportunity to broaden its vision for New Jersey to be the most art rich and creatively vibrant state in the Union. To achieve this goal, ArtPride’s current Executive Director will expand in a new position, Director of Public Policy & Advocacy, leading a broad advocacy agenda and formulating policy initiatives and strategies. ArtPride announces a new senior executive position, President & CEO, who will report to the Board of Trustees, support the public strategy and provide vision and leadership for the expansion of ArtPride’s programs and services.

    Responsibilities:

    • Serve as the organizational spokesperson communicating the public value of the arts; organizes and directs activities through staff; and acts as the liaison between staff and Board of Trustees.
    • Enable the Board of Trustees to fulfill its governance function. With the Chair and Director of Public Policy and Advocacy, assure Board committees are adequately composed, meet regularly as mandated and provide staff support.
    • Cultivate a strong and transparent working relationship with the Board communicating the measurement of financial, programmatic and impact performance goals.
    • Partner with the Governance Committee to build a diverse and inclusive Board representative of the wider community that is highly engaged and willing to leverage and secure resources.
    • Plan and implement fundraising by aggressively seeking new corporate and foundation support, maintain relationships with existing and new donors, and represent ArtPride NJ in meetings with diverse funding sources.
    • Develop strategies to increase membership, earned and contributed income on all levels.
    • Responsible for staff oversight and related human resources function following authorized personnel policies.
    • Refine and implement the Strategic Plan while ensuring staffing and annual organizational priorities are aligned with ArtPride NJ’s core mission.
    • Develop annual operating budget and prudently manage resources within budget guidelines according to current laws and regulations.
    • Serve as an effective spokesperson for the value of the arts in New Jersey in public and private sectors.
    • Follow available research, trends or other factors that support messaging and disseminate results.
    • Develop clear and comprehensive multi-year marketing/messaging campaign to promote the arts in New Jersey through creative use of social media, electronic and traditional messaging and expand partnerships in relevant sectors.
    • Collabrate with the Director of Public Policy and Advocacy on annual program and budget goals.
    • Foster an environment in which artists and arts organizations can thrive through programs that advance services, especially Discover Jersey Arts (DJA), a collaborative project with the New Jersey State Council on the Arts (NJSCA); the New Jersey Arts Education Partnership (NJAEP); county and local arts councils; and other organizations.

    Qualifications: Candidates should have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience and must have a Bachelor of Arts degree in a related field (an advanced degree in arts or public administration is a plus). Candidates must have five years’ experience in arts management or a related field and past success with fundraising and working with a Board of Directors. ArtPride NJ seeks a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills, including strong marketing and public relations experience, and ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures .Position requires excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget.

    To Apply: Visit ArtPride/Pres. & CEO for a full job description and to apply online no later than September 30, 2014. Please include a cover letter, resume and salary range expectations. All communications regarding this position, should be directed to mzieger@supportcenteronline.org. Kindly do not contact ArtPride New Jersey on this employment opportunity.


    Princeton Community Housing: Director of Finance and Administration

    Posted: September 5, 2014
    Location: Princeton, NJ

    Summary:  Princeton Community Housing (PCH) seeks a Director of Finance and Administration to partner with the Executive Director and Board of Trustees in strategic and operational decision making. This is an opportunity for a finance and operations leader to strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact housing organization. The successful candidate will be a hands-on team player and will lead, manage, and integrate the accounting, budgeting, payroll, human resource and other nonprofit administrative areas of PCH and its Affiliated Entities. PCH is a nonprofit organization established in 1967 to provide, manage and advocate for affordable housing in Princeton.

    Responsibilities:

    • Overall financial management, including the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial planning and reporting materials for the Executive Director, Board of Trustees, staff and external consultants.
    • Oversee budgeting, financial forecasting, cash flow and coordination of audit activities as well as payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
    • Carefully reconcile financial activities
    • Capture key data and trends to demonstrate the relationship between the overall strategic direction of the organization and funding resources.
    • Serve as a partner to the Executive Director in the evaluation, enhancement and management of several of the organization's key administrative and operational areas, such as human resources, employee training, property and liability insurance coverage and information technology.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration, or equivalent experience. Professional financial certification such as CPA, CMA, or MBA preferred.
    • 4-7 years of progressively responsible professional experience in a finance and administration leadership role. (Nonprofit experience is strongly preferred.)
    • Ability to develop, coordinate and implement accounting processes that support residential property management practices and a variety of funding source requirements in a nonprofit environment.
    • Working knowledge of employment law and human resources programs and processes.
    • Self-motivated with excellent interpersonal skills, including effective written/verbal communication and problem-solving skills and ability to manage relationships with diverse groups.
    • Technology savvy with experience in position related IT equipment and software, including QuickBooks (financial management) Giftworks (donor management), and OneSite (property management) or similar software.
    • Ability to see beyond the numbers to identify trends and new possibilities.
    • Capacity to appreciate a diversity of thought, backgrounds and perspectives.

    To Apply: Please email cover letter (including salary requirements), resume, writing samples and three references to: Edward Truscelli, Executive Director, edward@princetoncommunityhousing.org. Please place “Director Position” in the subject line. (no calls or post mail, please) For a full job description, please visit: PCH Director of Finance and Administration. PCH is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


    Center for Non-Profits: Office/Program Associate (P/T, temporary)

    Posted: September 4, 2014
    Location: Mercerville, NJ

    Summary: The Center for Non-Profits is a charitable umbrella organization serving New Jersey's non-profit community through public education, advocacy, legal and management assistance and member services. The Center has an immediate opening for a part-time office/program associate in our friendly, active office in Mercerville.

    Responsibilities:  Duties include data entry; web site updates; word processing; assisting with phones and e-mails; occasional mailings; assisting with production of e-newsletters and promotional materials; support for arranging meetings and events (e.g., sending meeting notices, polling committees, ordering refreshments, etc.); copying, filing and other office support for the bookkeeping function; and other aspects of general office work. 

    Qualifications:  The ideal person should be well organized, tech-savvy, and energetic with a professional phone manner, excellent interpersonal and communications skills and strong attention to detail.  Must be comfortable working with a wide array of computer software and office equipment.  Strong Microsoft Office software skills such as Microsoft Word (including use of mail merge), Access (for data entry) and Excel essential.  Working knowledge of web software (e.g., HTML, Dreamweaver) needed in order to update web pages within existing design.  Desktop publishing/knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite a plus.

    This is a great position for a student or anyone looking to supplement their income and learn more about NJ non-profits. Position is temporary to start (through mid-December 2014); pay is $14-16/hour depending on qualifications/experience, for approximately 12-14 hours per week. Schedule can be arranged flexibly within the M-F, 9a.m. - 4p.m. time frame.

    To Apply:  E-mail resume and cover letter to apply @ njnonprofits.org (remove spaces in e-mail before sending). Review of submissions will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, so if you are interested in applying, we encourage you to submit your information right away. You will be contacted if we would like to arrange an interview.  No calls, please.

    For more information about the Center, please browse our website at www.njnonprofits.org .


    New Jersey Library Association: Office Manager/Bookkeeper

    Posted: September 3, 2014
    Location: Trenton, NJ

    Summary: New Jersey Library Association (NJLA) New Jersey Library Association (NJLA) is the oldest and largest library association in NJ. Its membership is approximately 1700 individuals and libraries. NJLA seeks an Office Manager/Bookkeeper due to the current ooccupant of this position retiring after 25 years with the organization.

    Responsibilities:

    • Report to the Executive Director and have overall responsibility for the implementation of the day-to-day operation of the association and be responsible for recording and maintaining accounting records and preparing financial reports.
    • Handle administrative duties and oversee the duties of the office associate.
    • Be the liason between the NJLA office and its membership and respond to informational requests regarding programs and services.
    • Maintain all office records and copies of association documents and develop databases such as exhibitors file etc., and handle all NJLA service agreements for equipment.
    • Perform routine software backups and maintenance (including loading software updates when required).
    • Consult with the NJLA President and arrange Executive Board Meetings.
    • Responsible for all bank deposits /credit card payments (memberships, programs, services, conference, store and publications) and utilize online services when appropriate in performances.
    • Reconcile bank and investment account statements and manage the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll functions.
    • Prepare purchase orders for office supplies, equipment, etc.
    • Prepare monthly financial statements and work with auditor and treasurer when appropriate.

    Qualifications: Candidate must have two years experience in office administration and staff support and be familiar with accounting software as well as Microsoft Office. Knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting is preferred along with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are required and an ability to work independently. Library experience is a plus. Occasional travel involved and an active New Jersey driver’s license and transportation is required to make deposits and visit libraries. The position is a 35-hour work week and requires a flexible schedule with occasional evening and weekend hours and attendance at a 3-day annual conference. Physical requirements include the ability to move around the facility and carry up to 15 pounds, or greater with assistance. The NJLA office is located on the second floor with no elevator and is home to Chrissie, the NJLA cat. The annual salary range is $45,000 - $50,000 with full benefits package provided. A full job description can be found at: NJLA Office Manager/Bookkeeper.

    To Apply: To apply for this position please submit a resume and three references to njlasearch@lmxac.org by Friday September 26, 2014.


    New Jersey Performing Arts Center: Assistant Vice President, Communications

    Posted: September 3, 2014
    Location: Newark, NJ

    Summary: The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) has 400 unique events each season and serves more than a dozen nationalities and ethnicities. Performers who have appeared recently in the 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, Earth, Wind and Fire, and Stephen Colbert in conversation with Jimmy Fallon, among many others. Each season, NJPAC's Arts Education Department engages more than 60,000 public school children via arts learning initiatives in schools, in our conservatory, and on NJPAC's stages. The Arts Center has established itself as a home for broadcast by networks including BET, HBO, Comedy Central, PBS and NBC. The pioneering role NJPAC has taken in the redevelopment of the Newark's downtown will be evidenced this fall with the groundbreaking for One Theater Square, a 21-story, mixed-use residential building on our campus.

    NJPAC is presently recruiting for an Assistant Vice President, Communications. This position reports to the President and CEO and is responsible for developing, enhancing, overseeing and implementing strategic communications for NJPAC, for both internal and external audiences. This position is the organization’s primary liaison with state and local government officials on issues and legislation that affect the Arts Center, and is a primary contact for NJPAC with arts advocacy groups and the culture lobby.

    Responsibilities:

    • Advise, shape and maintain consistent internal and external institutional messaging for the organization for milestone events, new hires, changes in policy and procedures and for crisis communication.
    • Oversee and implement publicity efforts and materials for all special events, institutional announcements, arts education initiatives, and broadcast partnerships, including pitching and story placement.
    • Serve as official liaison for NJPAC to elected officials, arts and community leaders and other organizations such as the Mayor’s office, ArtPride and the NJSCA.
    • Serve as public spokesperson to the media when appropriate and prepare senior leadership for interviews and backgrounders.
    • Channel the voice of the CEO and write content as requested by CEO and work closely with the Director of Content Management for creating and disseminating content.
    • Produce and/or assist in producing announcement/media/community events/media broadcast series and civic engagement programs.
    • In collaboration with COO, create reports for CEO; prepare PowerPoint presentation and video content for Board meetings.
    • Approve and arrange all NJPAC photo and video shoots, approve all digital asset usage and maintain usage guidelines and archives (including arts education, gala photos).
    • Create/direct internal communications to staff and leadership regarding media coverage and other pertinent information dissemination.
    • Expand and cultivate NJPAC relationships with national, regional, local, ethnic and fringe media (including bloggers, website, producers, etc.).
    • Responsible for crisis management and communication, in conjunction with senior leadership.

    Qualifications: A bachelor's degree is required and a minimum of seven years of demonstrated communications/PR experience in performing arts. Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills as well as strong organizational and relationship-building skills. NJPAC seeks a creative self-starter with good follow-through and time management and must be computer and Internet proficient and understand distribution of photos.

    To Apply: Please e-mail a cover letter, writing sample, résumé and salary history to jobopportunities@njpac.org and include "VP Communications" in the subject line. (No phone calls, please.) NJPAC thanks you for your interest and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    Council of New Jersey Grantmakers: Public Policy Fellow (P/T)

    Posted: August 26, 2014
    Location: Trenton, NJ

    Summary: The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers (CNJG) is a professional nonprofit regional membership association of grantmakers serving New Jersey. CNJG serves over 120 members who, together, represent the spectrum of philanthropy in our state. The mission of the Council is to promote and support effective philanthropy in New Jersey while harnessing philanthropy's potential. CNJG serves foundation staff and trustees by providing skill-building and professional development programs, funder briefings, networking, web resources, customized research, technical assistance, and special projects. As policymakers at the local, state and federal level increase their interest in partnering with philanthropy, CNJG finds itself well positioned to connect those policymakers with funders and to encourage new collaborations and problem solving. This work has the broader benefit of deepening policymakers’ appreciation of philanthropy and the value it brings to their communities. Position: Public Policy Fellow, (10-15 hours) from fall, 2014 to June 30, 2015, subject to renewal for a second year.

    Responsibilities:

    • Support CNJG’s efforts to create meaningful opportunities for CNJG members to interface with public officials and policymakers and promote their understanding of the role of philanthropy.
    • Work on behalf of CNJG's overall policy objectives in the Trenton office.
    • Report to the Deputy Director and work in collaboration with other Council staff.
    • Research and prepare materials, assist with scheduling and participate in CNJG's annual visit to meet Washington, DC representatives (Foundations on the Hill), the Cabinet and other government officials.
    • Actively support the PolicyWorks for Philanthropy initiative, a national effort by regional associations of grantmakers to build and develop ongoing relationships with policymakers.
    • Conduct research for committees, members and funding opportunities on legislative and policy issues, as well as Council initiatives in select policy areas.
    • Prepare briefings and reports as requested.
    • Support Council leadership initiatives and affinity groups as they relate to or align with public policy and government relations issues and ongoing member civic engagement vehicles.
    • Assist in monitoring ongoing and emerging public policy issues and legislation as related to the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors and prepare materials for funder briefings, programs and webinars aimed at policy issues.
    • Support and assist the Council in new and ongoing collaborations and partnerships with various organizations focused on policy issues and government relations.
    • Write content and identify resources for the Council's website as related to policy issues and legislation.
    • Other duties consistent with position as directed.

    Qualifications: CNJG prefers a graduate student working towards completion of a master's degree in public policy. A bachelor’s degree in public policy or coursework in policy, politics, government studies, or related fields will also be considered. Candidate must be proficient with various software and hardware, including MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, Salesforce, etc. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required along with strong research skills. Candidate must be well-organized, able to multi-task, meet deadlines and have a good sense of humor. The position requires travel around the state and occasional evening and early morning hours. It will be an advantage for the candidate to have experience in philanthropy/nonprofit, government and/or experience working with public officials.

    To Apply: Interested candidates should email resume, complete with cover letter, a writing sample (no more than 1000 words), and a list of three references to cnjgsearch@cnjg.org with "Policy Fellow" in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


    New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Program Director, School Based Youth Services Program – Passaic Valley High School

    Posted: August 21, 2014
    Location: Passaic County, NJ

    Summary: New Jersey Community Development Corporation is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities to transform lives in Passaic County. The School-Based Youth Services Program at Passaic Valley High School is a comprehensive, one-stop shopping program designed to assist students prevent and combat problems affecting their personal, academic, social, emotional, and physical development in order to ensure that students graduate, become employable or continue their education, and are physically and mentally healthy and drug-free.

    Responsibilities:

    • Providing dynamic leadership to ensure that the program’s goals, objectives and outcomes are met.
    • Hiring, training and supervising program staff and volunteers.
    • Nurturing and expanding the community collaborative created to augment on-site services in order to ensure that existing community services are integrated into the program.
    • Serving as the key program liaison to ensure continual support for the program, and that existing school resources are integrated and coordinated with program offerings.
    • Ensuring that program activities are carried out as scheduled.
    • Providing leadership in the activities of a Program Advisory Board, which solicits ongoing advice and input from program collaborators and stakeholders including students, parents, and teachers.
    • Ensuring that program reporting and evaluation requirements are met.
    • Working closely with the Chief and Deputy Chief Program Officer in ongoing program development.
    • Cultivating existing funders and identifying additional funding resources to improve and expand program.

    Qualifications: Prospective applicants must have a knowledge of and belief in the philosophy of Positive Youth Development; supervisory experience; demonstrated leadership skills; good organizational skills; and excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Computer skills are also essential, with experience with Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel. Master’s Degree in social work or human services field and experience working with community collaborations and youth is required. 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 Program Director in the subject line of your email. New Jersey Community Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    New Jersey Community Development Corporation: Construction Instructor, Paterson Great Falls YouthBuild

    Posted: August 21, 2014
    Location: Paterson, NJ

    Summary: New Jersey Community Development Corporation is a multi-faceted community development and social service agency providing opportunities to transform lives in Passaic County. The objective of YouthBuild is to assist unemployed young people between the ages of 16-24 in earning their high school diploma while building affordable housing in their community. The foundation of the program is currently academic preparation, vocational skills training, leadership development and community service. The program focuses on assisting residents of the city of Paterson, located in northern New Jersey.The YouthBuild Construction Instructor teaches the participants the skills necessary to complete new
    construction projects and provides support and encouragement in the development of leadership skills
    necessary to be an empowered member of the community. The Construction Instructor also oversees the
    renovation or construction of affordable housing units and on –site construction training of participants.

    Responsibilities:

    • Teaching carpentry skills (including demolition, rough framing, roofing, drywall, finish carpentry etc.).
    • Teaching proper use and handling of hand tools, power tools and equipment to YouthBuild participants.
    • Providing oversight of on-site construction training by:
      • Ensuring that participants get consistent and adequate skills training,
      • Helping to set standards for appropriate behavior and ways to handle problems on the, construction site
      • And ensuring worksite safety and training in safety procedures and proper construction techniques.
    • Scheduling, implementing and assigning tasks and timelines for projects.
    • Participating in negotiations with unions, contractors or other individuals on construction-related matters
    • Participates in program planning and decision making, keeping the director informed of the progress, problems and needs of the on-site construction and training
    • Assisting in the development of job opportunities for participants in conjunction with other staff of YouthBuild.

    Qualifications: Prospective applicants must have experience in construction management and supervising and training staff; experience or interest in training young people in the building trades; ability to work with at-risk youth; demonstrated leadership capacity and sound judgment; a valid NJ driver’s license and good oral, written and verbal communication skills. Bachelor’s Degree preferred, High School Diploma required. 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 “Construction Instructor” in the subject line of your email. New Jersey Community Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    HomeFront Inc.: Human Resources Director

    Posted: August 20, 2014
    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

    Summary: HomeFront is the largest provider of shelter and housing for homeless families in Mercer County, NJ. We are looking for a Human Resource Director to join our Senior Staff. This position requires knowledge of all aspects of Human Resources, including employee relations, talent acquisition, benefit administration, legal compliance and organizational design. We offer a full benefits package with life, medical, dental and vision coverage as well as a 401k plan with a company match.

    Responsibilities:

    • Actively involved in the agency strategic planning.
    • Responsible for the agency wide communication plan.
    • Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes.
    • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
    • Prepares employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs.
    • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors.
    • Maintains employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management; directing the processing of benefit claims; obtaining and evaluating benefit contract bids; awarding benefit contracts; designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs.
    • Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements; conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the organization at hearings.
    • Maintains management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures.
    • Maintains historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records both manually and with an HRIS.
    • Assists with the preparation of payroll and/or time and attendance.
    • Prepares or assists with the preparation of employee applications for Temporary Disability, NJ Family Leave, federal FMLA, and Worker’s Compensation claims.
    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

    Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a minimum Bachelor’s degree with five years experience in a HR generalist position, preferably in a non-profit or small business environment. PHR or SPHR certification is highly desirable.

    To Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to CeliaB@homefrontnj.org. Please note “HR Director” in the subject line. Mail: Attn: Human Resources, HomeFront, 1880 Princeton Avenue, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648. FAX: 609-989-9423. HomeFront is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Learn more at http://www.homefrontnj.org/


    Histiocytosis Association: Special Events Coordinator

    Posted: August 20, 2014
    Location: Pitman, NJ

    Responsibilities:

    • Coordinating multiple volunteer-organized fundraising and awareness events
    • Responding to new fundraising inquiries
    • Assisting with organization-led direct mail and annual giving campaigns
    • Increasing member engagement in fundraising activities
    • Documenting, tracking and reporting fundraising projects
    • Creating and managing online event management tools, resources and initiatives
    • Assisting in the development of new fundraising efforts
    • Engaging in other projects as needed in support of the organization’s mission
    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in related field of study plus a minimum 3 years work experience in nonprofit fundraising and/or event management; Associate’s degree plus a minimum of 5 years experience in nonprofit fundraising and/or special events management will be considered
    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Project
    • Experience with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, Sphere and NetCommunity
    • Experience working with volunteers
    • Experience in graphic design and/or marketing is a plus (Adobe InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator)
    • Candidates should be detail-oriented, self-motivated, creative, flexible and possess the following:
      • Excellent leadership, organizational and project management skills
      • The ability to handle multiple priorities
      • The capacity to work independently or in a team environment
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • The ability to maintain a professional demeanor and confidentialities

    Other Details: Local and national travel will be required. This is a full-time position (M-F, 9-5) with benefits including vacation, sick and holiday time, an excellent health care plan and a 401k option. Salary is commensurate with experience.

    To Apply: Qualified individuals should submit a resume and separate cover letter by email to jobs@histio.org. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins will be accepted or considered.


    New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome: Youth Outreach Coordinator

    Location: Somerville, NJ
    Posted: August 12, 2014

    Summary: Reporting to the Executive Director the Youth Outreach Coordinator develops all youth outreach programs and youth development programs for NJCTS.

    Responsibilities:

    • Develops strategies and conducts ongoing effort to recruit teens and young adults to participate in NJCTS Youth Outreach Programs
    • Develops materials and trains young adults as mentors and teens as presenters for all NJCTS programs
    • Coordinates Peer Advocacy and Patient Centered Program which includes working with teenage volunteers
    • Coordinates and develops curriculum content for annual (youth) NJCTS Leadership Academy
    • Ensures growth of mentoring program as part of annual family retreat
    • Strengthens Patient Centered Medical Education program and medical grand rounds, including developing outreach efforts to target medical centers and universities
    Qualifications:
    • Masters degree in Education preferred
    • At least 3-5 years of work experience in related environment, with strong preference for prior experience working in special education
    • Excellent communication and people skills
    • Excellent attention to detail, organization and analytical skills
    • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
    • Prior public speaking experience and ability to engage and present to a large audience
    • Flexibility in scheduling to attend meeting and events in the evenings or weekends
    • Ability to travel throughout New Jersey
    • Ability to carry weight of up to 15 lbs (relative to conference table set up)

    To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Resumes@njcts.org. Please use Youth Outreach Coordinator in the subject line.


    New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome: Education Outreach Coordinator

    Location: Somerville, NJ
    Posted: August 12, 2014

    Responsibilities:

    • Advises NJCTS staff on communications challenges and opportunities to enhance the visibility and reputation of the organization
    • Develops and maintains relationships with key print and online journalists
      · Writes and distributes NJCTS press releases, newsletters, legislative outreach, annual report and other communications
    • Creates and maintains an internet and social media strategy to enhance the awareness of NJCTS programs, activities and special events
    • Maintains and develops content for NJCTS website in WordPress, with emphasis on editorial responsibility and collaboration on technical matters with external vendors
    • Represents NJCTS with the press
    • Works with NJCTS staff to develop and coordinate promotional materials supporting all special events and development initiatives
    • Works with NJCTS staff to develop regional and statewide communication strategies related to organization specific events and programs
    • Responsible for protecting and promoting NJCTS brand.
    • Monitors and measures the effectiveness of all communications vehicles and seeks continuous improvement based on data and feedback

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree required with equivalent work experience
    • At least 3-5 years of work experience as a communications and public relations professional with strong preference for prior experience in a small non-profit organization
    • Understanding of how to use the internet for marketing
    • Experience in managing social media accounts
    • Previous experience in managing websites and writing press releases
    • Excellent communication and people skills
    • Excellent attention to detail, organization and analytical skills
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs, WordPress
    • Flexibility in scheduling to attend meeting and events in the evenings or weekends
    • Ability to travel throughout New Jersey

    To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, three work references and three writing samples (one press release, one promotional sample and one feature article) to Resumes@njcts.org. Please use Communications and Public Relations Coordinator in the subject line.


    The Mental Health Association in New Jersey, Inc.: Director, Union and Hudson Counties

    Location: Verona, NJ
    Posted: August 4, 2014

    Summary: Statewide leader in mental health services seeks a full time Program Director who will be responsible for coordinating advocacy and support activities to be delivered to mental health consumers.

    Responsibilities: Will supervise peer staff in Peer Outreach Support Services and self-help sites in both counties. Responsibilities also include management and supervision to several programs. Candidate will represent the Agency and develop new opportunities in both counties.

    Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in social work, psychology or related field; license required.
    • Experience supervising persons in recovery; understand the principles of wellness and recovery.
    • Knowledge of the NJ mental health system; knowledge of Union and Hudson County mental health and social service providers, 3 year minimum supervisory experience, Excellent oral and written communication skills. Valid NJ driver’s license

    To Apply: Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: hr@mhanj.org . Competitive salary and full benefit package. MHANJ is an EOE.


    The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, Inc., (NJAMHAA): Conference Meeting Planner

    Location: Mercerville, NJ
    Posted: 07/23/2104

    Summary: NJAMHAA seeks an Administrative Planner to coordinate meetings, events, conferences and other trainings and workshops for groups from 20 individuals up to 400 participants.NJAMHAA's mission is to promote the value of its member organizations by providing advocacy, visibility and professional development to facilitate their economic viability, which is essential to ensure their ongoing capacity to deliver quality, cost-effective healthcare and social services and supports to those they serve. This position reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer/Director, IT Project.

    Duties:

    • Determines convention and meeting space requirements by researching different venues and facilities, based on needs of meeting or event.
    • Plans promotion of event opportunities; developing promotion strategy; developing event plan of action; preparing personnel requirements.
    • Assists with program design and content by focusing on and expanding knowledge of subject matter.
    • Engages speakers and entertainers by matching presenter talents to program design requirements.
    • Attracts attention to events by developing publicity and announcement materials; preparing an advertising schedule; coordinating distribution of same. Works with in-house graphics designer to publish all registration and program book materials.
    • Meets budget by forecasting requirements; minimizing expenses; reviewing and approving invoices for payment.
    • Generates invoices for event participation, accounts receivable and collections, with support from the accounting department.
    • Improves presentations by auditing programs; surveying attendees and potential attendees and business partners..
    • Provides marketing information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing event data and trends.
    • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; maintaining personal networks, and at attendance at corporate meetings with special areas of focus.
    • Knowledge of exhibition hall space, vendor booths requirements for proper placement; arranging for delivery/shipment of vendor materials; determining electrical requirements; contracting for electrical installation and Internet access.
    • Make travel arrangements and hotel reservations for guests for multi-day events.
    • Prepares printed materials by identifying requirements; arranging for printing and delivery.
    • Arranges food and beverage services by selecting vendors; designing menus; tasting selections.
    • Maintains attendance count for conventions and meetings by recording reservations and cancellations.
    • Professional Continuing Education Certificate application process, tracking and distribution to attendees. (National Board of Certified Counselors and National Association of Social Workers-NJ)
    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
    • Accomplishes marketing and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
    • Must process excellent communication and customer service skills.
    • This person will also perform general administrative duties, such as invitational correspondence and follow-up, preparing handouts, answering phones, faxing, inputting registrations, preparing mailings, reconciling reports, maintains online database and directories, prepares letters and performs other duties as assigned.

    Skills/Qualifications:

    • Presentation Skills, Tracking Budget Expenses, Accounts Receivable, Coordination, Promotions, Understanding the Customer, Organization, Scheduling, Public Relations - General, Event Coordination, Media Relations.
    • Proficient use and command of Microsoft Office suite necessary. Knowledge of the CVent registration platform helpful.
    • Excellent written and verbal skills.
    • Strong record of reliability and attendance.
    • Should be enthusiastic, flexible, customer service oriented, detailed oriented, very organized and able to work under tight time constraints.

    To Apply: See full job posting and apply online.