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  • New Jersey PTA: Office Administrator
  • Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation: Environment and Media Program Associate
  • Ronald McDonald House of Central & Northern NJ: Facilities Coordinator (Part-Time)
  • Meals on Wheels of Trenton/Ewing: Volunteer Coordinator
  • Mane Stream: Development Director (Interim Position)
  • Henry J. Austin Health Center: Accounting/Grants Manager
  • American Cancer Society: Relay for Life Community Manager
  • Partnership for a Drug-Free NJ: Media Coordinator
  • Partnership for a Drug-Free NJ: Parent Education Coordinator (Part-Time)
  • Homeless Solutions: CEO/President
  • Family Promise of Bergen County: Director of Development
  • Community FoodBank of New Jersey: President and CEO
  • People’s Preparatory Charter School: Director, Finance and Operations
  • Southern NJ Perinatal Cooperative: Clinical Coordinator, Camden Healthy Start
  • Southern NJ Perinatal Cooperative: Service Coordinator for Camden County
  • New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Development Associate
  • Holiday Express: Development Director
  • New Jersey Prevention Network: Prevention Associate
  • Jewish Renaissance Medical Center: Director, Planning and Development
  • March of Dimes: Special Events Director
  • NJ Coalition for Battered Women: Director of Policy and Communications
  • NJCDC: Staff Accountant
  • NJCDC: Fiscal Officer
  • NJCDC: Program Director Spruce Street Apartments
  • NJCDC: Program Director of Great Falls YouthBuild Academy
  • The ARC of Monmouth: Multiple full-time/part-time positions
  • NJCDC: Director of Real Estate and Property Management
  • Southern NJ Perinatal Cooperative: Social Worker, Regional Perinatal Mood Disorder Programs
  • Southern NJ Perinatal Cooperative: Program Specialist, Diabetes & Heart Disease
  • West Windsor Arts Center: Executive Director
  • NJCDC: Chief Operating Officer
  • NAMI Mercer NJ: Executive Director
  • NJCDC: Program Manager, Paterson University Corps

    New Jersey PTA: Office Administrator

    Posted: May 1, 2015
    Location: Mercerville, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation: Environment and Media Program Associate

    Posted: May 1, 2015
    Location: Morristown, NJ

    Summary: The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation (with assets of $290 million) supports leadership, innovation and collaboration for a better New Jersey, making grants of about $12.5 million annually in the areas of Education, Arts, Environment, and Media. The Foundation seeks an enthusiastic, curious, and collaborative candidate to join its team as Environment and Media Program Associate.

    Responsibilities:

    • Administrative support to the Environment and Media Program Directors including scheduling and calendar management, meeting and event coordination, response to inquiries, data entry, and file maintenance
    • Support and assist Environment Program grantmaking, including grant management, proposal review and evaluation, research, data collection and evaluation, grantee site visits, and preparation of written grant recommendations and declinations
    • Assist with grant program assessment, impact evaluation, and strategic planning
    • Contribute to external communications including blogging, social media posts, and internal and external presentations
    • Completion of special assignments, as needed, including research on relevant issues and organizations, and implementation of special programs and initiatives

    Qualifications:

    • Solid, demonstrated administrative skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and establish work priorities
    • Strong writing and oral communications skills; ability to gather, synthesize, and summarize information and data; experience with group presentations
    • Knowledge and interest in environmental protection, sustainability, and/or resiliency including: land and water protection; connecting communities to nature; urban greening and resiliency; environmental justice; sustainable agriculture and food systems; and/or fostering and promoting environmental stewardship
    • Experience working at the community level to drive change
    • A college degree with 5+ years of relevant work experience
    • Open minded and curious; committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion
    • Able to work collaboratively, with a team of colleagues who spend a significant amount of time in the field, and on the road
    • Self-directed and flexible with the ability to think ahead and anticipate program needs
    • Adventurous, unafraid to venture into unfamiliar territory
    • Communicative, fun, with a healthy sense of humor
    • Interest in acquiring skills, knowledge, and experience to further a career that fosters sustainable, creative, and engaged communities in New Jersey

    To Apply: Send an e-mail by May 22, 2015 to Christopher J. Daggett, President and CEO at program@grdodge.org and attach your resume, a cover letter outlining your interest, and your salary history. Dodge is committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates. The Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    Ronald McDonald House of Central & Northern NJ: Facilities Coordinator (Part-Time)

    Posted: April 29, 2015
    Location: New Brunswick, NJ

    Summary: Ronald McDonald House of Central & Northern New Jersey (RMH-CNJ) provides a ‘home away from home’ for families with seriously ill children while they receive care at nearby medical facilities. RMH-CNJ Houses and Family Rooms offer comforting surroundings where family members can stay together during a time of uncertainty and stress. RMH-CNJ currently seeks a part-time Facilities Coordinator for their New Brunswick House.

    Responsibilities:

    • Maintain maintenance checklists and logs
    • Ensure that all areas are clean and in good working order; provide maintenance repairs as needed
    • General upkeep of the grounds
    • Prepare pop tabs for recycling pick up
    • Make deliveries and pickups when necessary
    • Assist in decorating the House for Holidays
    • Assist Housekeeper as needed
    • Set-up and assist at events as requested
    • Load and unload deliveries and donations
    • Coordinate placement of all donated goods that arrive during the week
    • Maintain a safe, clean maintenance area and stockroom
    • Maintain Soda Machine
    • Maintain equipment in a clean, safe manner
    • Maintain daily communication with the House Manager or Manager on Duty
    • Provide a monthly status report to the House Manager
    • Maintain an appropriate supportive environment for families
    • Support the mission of the Ronald McDonald House
    • Maintain confidentiality in all matters concerning the Ronald McDonald House and the families staying there
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications:

    • Driver’s License Required
    • Working knowledge of plumbing, heating and air conditioning systems
    • Mechanical aptitude required to make general household repairs
    • Required to lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Able to climb ladders
    • Background Check Required

    To Apply: Send resume and salary requirements via email to cReynolds@rmh-cnj.org or mail to Ronald McDonald House, 145 Somerset Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. No phone calls please. The Facilities Coordinator is a part-time, non-exempt, hourly employee.


    Meals on Wheels of Trenton/Ewing: Volunteer Coordinator

    Posted: April 29, 2015
    Location: Ewing, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    Mane Stream: Development Director (Interim Position)

    Posted: April 28, 2015
    Location: Oldwick, NJ

    Summary: Mane Stream is a fully accredited 43-year-old equine therapy center, offering programs for children and adults, veterans with PTSD and cancer survivors. The organization is seeking a seasoned development professional for a nine-month contract.

    Responsibilities:

    • Create long-term strategic fundraising strategy
    • Enhance donor base
    • Initiate sponsorship outreach

    To Apply: Please email lindadietz.redtailfarm@gmail if you're interested in this nine-month contract. Compensation commensurate with experience.


    Henry J. Austin Health Center: Accounting/Grants Manager

    Posted: April 28, 2015
    Location: Trenton, NJ

    Summary: The mission of Henry J. Austin Health Center (HJAHC), established in 1969 as Trenton's Neighborhood Health Center, is to provide quality, community-based, affordable, accessible primary health care services in a culturally sensitive manner with respect and dignity. Increasing access and decreasing barriers to quality care are the mainstays of HJAHC.

    Under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Accounting/Grants Manager is responsible to oversee the financial and recordkeeping of all assigned federal, state, and private grants. He/she will also works closely with program staff and senior leaders in the financial preparation of all grant proposals and to ensure accurate financial reporting and procedural compliance on all grants received.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work with CFO and program staff to ensure an accurate, timely, efficient and transparent process for the entire grant cycle from proposal to close. This entails pre-award management, tracking payments, reviewing or producing relevant financial reports, monitoring, and post-award management
    • Work closely with the CFO and Director of Development to review and approve the financial aspect contained within written proposals
    • Oversee and act as HJAHC’s expert for all financial aspects of grants
    • Track expenses for HJAHC’s grants portfolio
    • Maintain the grants database; analyze and monitor grant data
    • Prepare and maintain documents to support financial audits of financial transactions including grant billing, funds draw down, compliance with grant budget and provision, correspondence, and related activities
    • Produce quarterly and annual reports as requested by funders and/or program staff
    • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department
    • Provide day-to-day support to the CFO; work on special projects as requested

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Fund accounting experience
    • Experience with Financial Software
    • 2-3 years experience in non-profit grants management preferred

    To Apply: TMW HR Group has been selected to manage the recruitment of this position. Qualified candidates please send resume with cover letter including salary requirementsto twoodland@tmwhrgroup.com.


    American Cancer Society: Relay for Life Community Manager

    Posted: April 16, 2015
    Location: Cedar Knolls, NJ

    Summary: The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. The organization has open positions in its Cedar Knolls location for Relay for Life Community Managers.

    Responsibilities:

    • Executes a portfolio of Relay For Life events, with accountability for significant income targets, as well as event-related mission and advocacy activities
    • Ensures goal achievement through the effective leadership, engagement, empowerment, and mobilization of event volunteers
    • Accountable for the achievement of income performance targets for a portfolio of Relay For Life events, including community feeder events
    • Responsible for effectively and efficiently completing activities and meeting target deadlines in order to execute successful events
    • Implements best practices for leadership development, increased participation and event revenue growth; drives and encourages creativity and innovation at the community level
    • Develops and demonstrates skills in community organization, relationship building and talent identification and leadership development
    • Engages, trains and manages relationships with community volunteers to ensure successful events execution, with a focus on event volunteer leadership positions
    • Engages the community in Relay For Life to drive increased event participation – event committee, teams, team members, sponsors and survivor/caregiver – including youth engagement through teams in community events, Relay Recess and Field Day, high school Coaches vs. Cancer
    • Collaborates with Corporate & Distinguished Partners and Health Systems staff to maximize event success; leverages opportunities to engage constituents from corporate, distinguished partners and health systems activities in events through event sponsorship and participation
    • Works in partnership with Health Systems staff for achievement of identified event-related mission goals, including enterprise-wide initiatives. Integrates mission/cancer control activities messaging and within Relay For Life events
    • Partners with enterprise support functions and ensures appropriate support is provided for successful execution of events
    • Utilizes available tools and processes to maximize event results, including online fundraising
    • Utilizes and responds to customer satisfaction survey, comparative event and success factors data
    • Monitors progress against objectives; adjusts plans and manages contingency efforts and resources as required
    • Ensures strong logistical coordination for assigned events
    • Facilitates volunteer retention and ensures meaningful volunteer recognition
    • Utilizes defined processes to ensure timely and accurate event data entry
    • Ensures compliance with ACS policies, including employment, risk management, event and cash handling, and financial controls
    • Works in partnership with ACS CAN, including efforts to increase ACS CAN membership
    • Actively demonstrates and cascades the enterprise-wide mindsets: integrity, collaboration and stewardship

    To Apply: Please visit cancer.org/careers and apply directly to website.


    Partnership for a Drug-Free NJ: Media Coordinator

    Posted: April 16, 2015
    Location: Millburn, NJ

    Summary: Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), in cooperation with the Governor's Council on Alcohlism and Drug Abuse and the NJ Department of Human Services, provides resources and information for New Jersey families to take steps to prevent substance abuse in their home. The organization seeks a full-time Media Coordinator responsible for coordinating the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Public Service Campaign outreach. The Media Coordinator will help get the message of substance abuse prevention out through utilizing various social media and traditional platforms.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist in the development and coordination of the PDFNJ Public Service Campaign
    • Research and implement creative new strategies for expanding social media reach and grow following
    • Write and distribute press releases and facilitate public service announcements distribution to traditional and non-traditional sources, while constantly updating contact and distribution lists with new emerging media outlets and contacts
    • Continuously update the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+ and Pinterest accounts, etc.
    • Collaborate with PDFNJ team on proactive media outreach, including pitching story ideas to reporters, bloggers, etc.
    • Monitoring and tracking PDFNJ media activity and generating reports of this information
    • Coordinate responses with Director and Media Team to incoming media inquiries
    • Support the development and implementation of regional and program-specific media plans and programs
    • Facilitate and coordinate placement of PSAs and news items, including identifying appropriate venuesFacilitate and coordinate placement of PSAs and news items, including identifying appropriate venues
    • Build positive relationships with journalists (television, radio, magazine, online, and newspaper) to gain positive exposure
    • Collaborate with staff on drafting awards submissions, survey responses, and other background materials

    Qualifications:

    • Experience in successful social media strategy implementation
    • Excellent verbal communication and writing skills
    • Self-disciplined, able to work independently and proficient in time management
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and automated social media software (TweetDeck, etc.)
    • Bachelor’s degree in communication, advertising or related field
    • 1-3 years' experience in advertising, marketing or social media
    • Must be well versed in manipulating databases and spreadsheets in Excel, etc.
    • Limited travel may be required

    To Apply: For more information, please visit drugfreenj.org. Please email resumes to conover@drugfreenj.org. The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey is an Equal Employment Opportunity Workplace (EEOC) and a Drug Free Workplace.


    Partnership for a Drug-Free NJ: Parent Education Coordinator (Part-Time)

    Posted: April 15, 2015
    Location: Millburn, NJ

    Summary: Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), in cooperation with the Governor's Council on Alcohlism and Drug Abuse and the NJ Department of Human Services, provides resources and information for New Jersey families to take steps to prevent substance abuse in their home. The organization seeks a part-time Parent Education Coordinator.

    Responsibilities:

    • Present and coordinate PDFNJ’s parent education program, the “15 Minute Child-Break” (CB) program to schools, businesses and other community organizations throughout the state in both daytime and evening sessions
    • Collaborate in all marketing strategy of 15 minute Child Break Program
    • Prepare correspondence and coordinate with administrative staff and Media Department in order to effectively promote CB presentations
    • Modify CB presentation on an ongoing basis in order to provide the most up to date information and modify presentations to meet the special needs of a particular audience
    • Perform other related tasks within the agency when requested by the Executive Director

    Qualifications:

    • Degree in Education, Social Work or any substance abuse related field
    • Strong verbal communication and computer skills are a must
    • Three to five year’s previous experience in education, social work, or any substance abuse related field with an
      understanding of substance abuse prevention
    • Previous experience within the substance abuse prevention field and fluency in English and Spanish is preferred
    • Possess excellent public speaking skills and be well organized, detail oriented, a self-starter and be able to work independently
    • Must have access to an insured vehicle, a valid driver’s license and be willing to spend a majority of the work time traveling throughout the state

    To Apply: For more information, please visit drugfreenj.org. Please email resumes to conover@drugfreenj.org. This part-time position consists of thre days a week either in the PDFNJ Millburn, NJ office or leading presentations across the state Monday through Thursday. The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey is an Equal Employment Opportunity Workplace (EEOC) and a Drug Free Workplace.


    Homeless Solutions: CEO/President

    Posted: April 14, 2015
    Location: Morristown, NJ

    Summary: Homeless Solutions, Inc. (HSI) is the leading non-profit in Morris County providing shelter, affordable housing and services to homeless and low-income members of the community. HSI’s mission is to empower the homeless and working poor with the tools needed to rebuild and strengthen their lives and to provide safe, affordable and well-maintained housing where families can grow and prosper. HSI's success is due to an ability to articulate their mission in a way that resonates and motivates others to contribute to their vision. The organization is well regarded and supported by the community and the donor base has grown with each successive year. HSI recently launched and is completing a successful capital campaign, which will further secure its on-going fiscal stability. The organization seeks an engaging, creative, and hardworking “boots on the ground” CEO who will successfully maintain and further expand the commitment and success of HSI - a leader with vision, compassion and the ability to inspire others.

    Responsibilities:

    • Help design and implement vision and strategy for next era of HSI’s work in our community
    • Enhance and promote HSI’s profile in the community
    • Continue to grow our strong donor base
    • Build and deepen relationships with existing donors
    • Cultivate an atmosphere of cooperation and service to our guests and the community
    • Advocate in the community and government for homeless people and homes people can afford
    • Lead strong, collegial staff
    • Assure legal and fiscal compliance for all levels of the organization’s work
    • Ensure continued quality of environment for shelter, THP and Mt Kemble guests, and employees and volunteers
    • Be a part of a strong and cooperative community of nonprofit and civic organizations
    • Use best practices in national affordable housing to guide continued improvement of HSI’s work
    • Inform and collaborate with Board of Trustees to advance mission and strength of organization
    • Develop relationships with prospective new Trustees to maintain a committed and talented Board

    Qualifications:

    • HSI is open to candidates from a variety of backgrounds and prefer an Advanced Degree with proven experience
    • Dedication to the mission of combating homelessness and providing affordable housing
    • Organizational/Business management
    • Development, fundraising and major gifts
    • Demonstrated networking and interpersonal skills
    • An excellent communicator and inspiring disposition
    • Calm, compassionate decisive decision maker
    • Non-profit involvement

    To Apply: HSI offers a Competitive Compensation Package: Full-time, Salaried, Exempt position: Generous benefits including health, dental and life insurance, 403b plan and paid vacation. Please send application materials to: Admin@HomelessSolutions.org


    Family Promise of Bergen County: Director of Development

    Posted: April 14, 2015
    Location: Ridgewood, NJ

    Summary: Family Promise of Bergen County (FPBC) provides services and shelter to working homeless families. FPBC's mission is to keep families together in times of crisis, shepherding them through temporary periods of homelessness by helping them create an achievable vision and develop a strong foundation for self-sufficiency. The organization seeks a Director of Development who will be responsible for planning and implementing all fund-raising strategies and activities consistent with the mission of FPBC. The principal components of the FPBC development program include personal solicitation of major gifts, direct mail solicitation, grant proposal writing, and special events. Support is sought from individuals, corporations, foundations, government agencies, and religious congregations in Bergen County. The Director of Development works closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees to create and implement a comprehensive fundraising plan that will meet immediate needs as well as build a strong philanthropic foundation for the future.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees to set priorities for funding general operations and specific programs and projects
    • In cooperation with the Executive Director, develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising plan that articulates specific goals, objectives and strategies in the areas of individual, major and planned gifts, support and sponsorships from corporations, foundation and government grants, and special events
    • Work with the Executive Director and the Finance Committee to draft the annual budget; report on results on a monthly basis
    • Contribute to identifying and implementing strategies that help FPBC to build relationships that boost understanding and support for the organization’s mission and programs

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Must have a minimum of three years of diverse fundraising experience with a demonstrable track record of success
    • Exceptional oral and written communication skills are required

    To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume and salary history to kduggan@bergenfamilypromise.org.


    Community FoodBank of New Jersey: President and CEO

    Posted: April 9, 2015
    Location: Hillside, NJ

    Summary: The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) has become one of the largest food banks in the country distributing over 43 million pounds of food and groceries a year to more than 1,000 non-profit programs, as well as 400 programs served by its three Partner Distribution Organizations (PDOs). The CFBNJ has a branch outside of Atlantic City with 22 employees where they serve a three county area in the southern part of the state. Through these combined efforts, along with 39,000 volunteers, the CFBNJ feeds hundreds of thousands of hungry people in 17 of NJ’s 21 counties. Governed by a 19-member Board of Directors. The organization’s total budget is $100M (with an operating budget of $18M) and has a staff of over 220 operating out of a 285,000 square-foot facility in Hillside. Kathleen DiChiara, the Community FoodBank’s founder and CEO, recently announced her retirement. Ms. DiChiara has provided the leadership for the organization for 32 years.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work with the Board of Directors on a regular basis to review and strengthen the organization’s performance, with an emphasis on direction, budget, capital investment, and governance
    • Inspire and motivate staff, Board, and volunteers
    • Advocate for the needs of constituents with public policy makers and community partners
    • Engage community partners, policy makers, corporations, and other stakeholders in collaborative initiatives that support the mission and vision of the Community FoodBank
    • Be known and respected as the key New Jersey advocate and spokesperson on fighting hunger and poverty
    • Direct the development, implementation, and ongoing refinement of the strategic plan and annual goals, objectives, and budgets
    • Listen to and work with staff and community partners to understand the current and future market and trends
    • Assure sound financial planning and management
    • Develop a dashboard of key performance indicators and assess organizational performance regularly
    • Recruit, train, develop, and manage senior staff team
    • Work with the Marketing and Development teams to communicate the mission, vision, and values of the Community FoodBank to all major constituencies and to cultivate new donors/funders
    • Benchmark programs and operations against other leading food banks for best practices and industry trends

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred
    • Demonstrated passion and enthusiasm for the mission of the organization, and empathy for families, children, adults, and seniors who face the emptiness caused by hunger
    • Exceptional leadership skills; able to help the organization think strategically about the future
    • Track record of innovation and growth balanced with strategic decision making
    • Experienced senior manager in an organization of similar size, complexity and operating environment, with most (if not all) of the components of the FoodBank operations (warehousing, trucking/distribution, compliance, food production and safety, customer service)
    • Financial management experience, including strong grasp of income statements and balance sheets and ability to deploy resources wisely for maximum mission support
    • Understanding of fundraising and resource development and ability to provide strategic leadership to development and marketing teams
    • Track record of fundraising success
    • Ability to engage a broad range of stakeholders (staff; Board; foundation, corporate and individual donors; politicians and public figures; partner agencies; etc.) to advance strategic priorities
    • Demonstrated ability to serve as the face of the organization; Outstanding communication skills, including the ability to compellingly articulate the work of the FoodBank to the media, government officials, community partners, volunteers, staff and other stakeholders
    • Ability to continue to build a high-performing, talented staff
    • Ability to embrace the FoodBank’s history and understand its culture

    To Apply: The full job description along with application instructions can be found on DRG’s website. Applicants may also email NJ-foodbank@drgnyc.com for more information.


    People’s Preparatory Charter School: Director, Finance and Operations

    Posted: April 9, 2015
    Location: Newark, NJ

    Summary: People’s Preparatory Charter School is the oldest, stand alone, charter high school in Newark serving 380 high school aged students from 30 middle schools across the city. Using a rigorous college preparatory curriculum, People’s Prep works to level the playing field for its students who come from a variety of educational backgrounds. At People’s Prep, the core values of Grit, Empathy, Achievement, Curiosity, Humility and Enthusiasm drive the mission. Reporting directly to the School Leader, the Director of Finance and Operations (DFO) will play a key role on the school leadership team and work closely with the school’s Board of Trustees to lead key financial and operational functions for People’s Prep.

    Responsibilities:

    • Ensure that all financial operations are conducted in compliance with state, governmental and tax code rules and requirements, with an objective of achieving a successful annual audit
    • Serve as a key strategic partner to the School Leader working to continuously improve operational systems and plan for the future growth and development of People’s Prep
    • Oversee an operations team which includes an operations manager, staff accountant, support associate and school lunch associate
    • Play a key leadership role by providing support on cross-departmental projects and demonstrate a customer service orientation through anticipating and responding promptly and professionally to requests and needs from all key external and internal stakeholders
    • With People’s Prep now in its fourth year of operations, the DFO has the opportunity to play a pivotal leadership role in the next phase of development for this high-impact, results-oriented organization
    • Financial Management-- Manage finance staff to conduct tasks such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, and other daily accounting and financial functions and general ledger transactions
    • Ensure that all district fiscal, insurance, custodial-maintenance, food, and transportation services, financial activities and procurement comply with the policies of the Board and the regulations of the district and state law and regulation
    • Operations Management-- Develop and maintain relationships with all vendors and manage contracts with all providers of goods and services; oversee the public bid of contracts when deemed necessary; Manage the school facility including acquisition, maintenance, leasehold improvements, financing etc. Support the Board and School Leader in long-term planning and securing of school facilities
    • Provide leadership around all functions of human resources, including staffing plans, recruiting and hiring, staff development, and benefits

    Qualifications:

    • MBA or CPA required and at least 5 years of professional experience with substantial experience overseeing financial and operational systems and staff
    • Valid New Jersey SBA certification or eligibility and willingness to obtain CE required
    • Firm commitment to and belief in the college preparatory mission of the school; experience in a high performing charter school or education reform organization preferred
    • Advanced expertise in financial functions including accounting and controls, compliance, reporting, budgeting, grants management, financial modeling, and budget planning
    • Demonstrated commitment to superior customer service; goal-driven, accountable, and reliable; strong attention to detail and follow-through
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Experience managing assessment data and using it to drive organizational decisions preferred
    • Knowledge of education laws, school finance, governance and fundraising preferred
    • Organized project manager with the ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively
    • Open to feedback, with a willingness to take personal responsibility

    To Apply: Please visit Director, Finance and Operations for a full job description and to upload a resume and thoughtful cover letter (Word format), outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position. Send to the attention of Jess Rooney and indicate how you heard about this opportunity. To conduct this search, People’s Prep has partnered with Commongood Careers, a mission-driven search firm that supports the hiring needs of high-impact nonprofits.


    Southern NJ Perinatal Cooperative: Clinical Coordinator, Camden Healthy Start

    Posted: April 9, 2015
    Location: Camden, 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 Clinical Coordinator to report to the Project Director of Camden Healthy Start.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist the Project Director in enhancing the case management program (both internally and externally) to include the provision of clinical support
    • Collaborate with the Staff/Project Education Specialist to heighten knowledge and awareness of clinical topics
    • Implement strategies to manage risk with respect to the identification of emergent medical and psychosocial needs of clients
    • Act as the clinical liaison by interfacing with Camden City’s clinical providers
    Qualifications:
    • Registered Nurse licensed in the state of New Jersey
    • 5 + years of experience working with high-risk maternal and child health clients
    • Must be culturally competent and have experience working with vulnerable populations
    • Expert knowledge of Camden City’s medical, social & mental health service systems
    • Ability to plan strategically and complete tasks on time
    • Ability to develop and implement programs
    • Demonstrated leadership skills
    • Valid driver’s license, car, and current insurance policy

    To Apply: Pleae vist SNJPC Job Opportunities for more information and to apply online. Salary Range, $60,000 - $67,000 based on education and experience. 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 NJ Perinatal Cooperative: Service Coordinator for Camden County

    Posted: April 9, 2015
    Location: Camden, 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 Service Coordinator under the supervision of the Early Intervention Program Director.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work with families whose children, aged birth-3, have mild to severe developmental delays
    • Assist families with accessing in-home therapeutic services and other related community and State resources, to maximize the child's abilities
    • Meet with families in their home to create necessary care plans
    • Service Coordinators work from a home-office base and are provided with the necessary training and equipment to be successful
    Qualifications:
    • Must meet the Personnel Standards for NJEIS Practitioners
    • Basic computer skills (Word, Excel)
    • Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing
    • Skills and experience in case management, community outreach, group process and parenting education helpful
    • Good organization skills, problem-solving skills with ability to prioritize work requirements
    • Ability to work well with families and providers
    • Ability to work with diverse populations; demonstration of cultural competence
    • Successful completion of system training including orientation and procedural safeguards
    • Experience with child development and target population a plus
    • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus
    • Valid driver’s license, car and current insurance policy

    To Apply: Pleae vist SNJPC Job Opportunities for more information and to apply online. Salary Range, $41,000 - $44,000 based on education and experience. 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 Symphony Orchestra: Development Associate

    Posted: April 6, 2015
    Location: Newark, NJ

    Summary: The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) seeks a highly organized and creative individual for a position in the heart of a busy and diverse development office. This entry-level position encompasses responsibilities in gift processing, donor relations, special events and administrative support. This person will play a vital role as a member of the team, ensuring a high level of database management, accurate and timely gift entry, administrative and event support.

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for gift entry and record maintenance, working within the Raiser’s Edge database
    • Provide timely and accurate gift entry in compliance with IRS and NJSO record maintenance standards
    • Update donor records including: contact information, membership level, recognition preferences, etc.
    • Perform administrative and follow-up activities surrounding gift documentation
    • Support donor stewardship and cultivation activities of the NJSO development department
    • Manage the fulfillment of donor recognition programs and benefits such as open rehearsals and receptions
    • Attend concerts, meetings and events, acting as a representative of the NJSO
    • Assist in maintaining Raiser’s Edge records to document Major Gift Officers’ stewardship and cultivation touch points with donors
    • Assist with prospect research
    • Work with volunteers to oversee and manage annual fundraising raffles and an auction
    • Support the planning and execution of events, including coordinating with external vendors and NJSO staff, managing guest lists and responses, assisting with prospect research, assisting with event set-up and breakdown, performing follow-up activities to ensure events processes have been efficiently completed
    • Generate financial and activity-tracking reports
    • Provide support in creating printed and digital marketing materials and donor communications
    • Organize department direct mail activities
    • Complete weekly concert-related activities such as supervising the department staffing schedule, managing the department ticket inventory and distributing attendance reports
    • Assist department directors with duties related to managing volunteer committees and task forces
    • Maintain department digital photo archives
    Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of experience or equivalent combination of education/training and experience in a fundraising environment
    • Flexible schedule and ability to attend NJSO-related events on evenings and weekends throughout the state is required
    • Valid driver’s license and access to an automobile are preferred
    • Interest in symphonic music is a plus
    • Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office suite with proficiency in Excel and Word
    • Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge preferred
    • Highly organized with great written and verbal communication skills
    • Outgoing with excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy working with people
    • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities amongst competing interests
    • Detail oriented and able to meet deadlines

    To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, résumé and salary requirements. If submitting your application electronically, the email SUBJECT line must contain the words “Development Associate.” Only qualified applicants will be contacted. Please direct all submissions by April 24, 2015 to:

    Renee Pachucki
    Senior Director of Patron Relations
    New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
    60 Park Place, 9th Floor
    Newark, NJ 07102 rpachucki@njsymphony.org


    Holiday Express: Development Director

    Posted: April 2, 2015
    Location: Tinton Falls, NJ

    Summary: The Holiday Express mission is to deliver music, food, gifts, financial support and friendship to those with the greatest need for the gift of human kindness during the holiday season and throughout the year. The Development Director will lead all revenue-generating, fundraising and development activities, and is responsible for the development, management and execution of the comprehensive organizational fundraising program and related activities to support the mission of Holiday Express. In collaboration with the Executive Director and Board of Trustees, she/he provides leadership, strategic initiative, and management of fundraising activities to build an active portfolio of prospects, identifies and secure major gifts, obtains and grows sponsorship, and secures grants and additional funding from a wide variety of individuals, foundations and corporations.

    Responsibilities:

    • Develop and execute the Holiday Express fund development annual plan, including a comprehensive grants, sponsorship and individual giving strategy with targeted and measurable financial goal
    • Establish and implement strategies for the identification, qualification, cultivation, and stewardship of prospects and donors to support and sustain the Holiday Express program
    • Secure revenue and in-kind gifts through the solicitation of individual, corporate, and foundation gifts, including but not limited to funding for Holiday Express public concerts and fundraising annual events (Clambake and Golf Outing)
    • Assist with all aspects of planning and execution of special events, including promotion, marketing and logistics
    • Manage the organization’s donor database; provide comprehensive analysis of donor pool and prospects
    • Develop program for individual giving and maintain contact with donors through implementation of email marketing and social media platforms
    • Prepare major gift proposals and other materials in support of solicitation efforts
    • Conduct extensive foundation and corporation research to identify viable grant opportunities
    • Write compelling foundation and corporation grant proposals for general operating support and specific project support
    • Ensure compliance with all funder reporting requirements for grants received
    • Develop process for tracking proposals and sponsorship / gift solicitation initiatives
    • Prepare monthly report of all fundraising activities, including proposals submitted and approved, update on contacts and prospects, and all gifts received as measured against targeted fundraising goals
    • Stay abreast of philanthropic trends to ensure that all potential support prospects are fully pursued
    • Conduct thorough and appropriate follow up with potential donors attending Holiday Express fundraising events to engage them in the gift process
    • Evaluate planned giving prospective donors and coordinate proactive cultivation plans to engage individuals in innovative giving practices
    • Work collaboratively with board and staff on annual appeal, all special events and program related activities; and play a shared role in the recognition and stewardship of donors
    • Perform administrative and other duties as assigned that may not be within the scope of this position

    Qualifications:

    • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university; master’s degree a plus
    • Three to five years of fundraising and relationship building experience, including donor cultivation, grant writing, and data analysis
    • Proven experience designing strategy for major gifts and soliciting and cultivating high value individuals, corporations, and foundations for giving
    • A record of success in organizing and implementing financial goals and strategies
    • Knowledge of sound and ethical fundraising principles; able to independently identify and articulate a spectrum of philanthropic best practices
    • A superior communicator who shares information readily and concisely
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Ability to prepare and execute compelling public presentations to a wide variety of potential funders
    • Strong leadership capabilities, excellent judgment and decision making abilities
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines, and to maintain disciplined adherence to program goals
    • A superior team player; ability to maintain collaborative and team oriented relationships with staff, volunteers, board members and constituency
    • Knowledge of and experience with fundraising databases and systems desirable
    • Some evening and weekends required. Availability during holiday season and for special fundraising events (Clambake, Golf Outing, public concerts, etc.) is obligatory and expected

    To Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to: searchcommittee@holidayexpress.org


    New Jersey Prevention Network: Prevention Associate

    Posted: March 30, 2015
    Location: Lakewood, NJ

    Summary: New Jersey Prevention Network, (NJPN) 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. The agency seeks a Prevention Associate to report to the Program Director.

    Responsibilities:

    • Prepare, coordinate, and implement training and technical assistance programs and statewide projects
    • Coordinate and provide training and technical assistance to public health professionals including substance abuse prevention coalitions
    • Coordinate and implement NJPN projects, grants and events as required, including logistics, media campaigns, newsletters, and event planning
    • Collect evaluation-related data and work with outside evaluators, as appropriate, to analyze data and create reports
    • Maintain organized files and documentation as required
    • Prepare and submit required program reports for funders
    • Create promotional materials and work with social media, print media and website, etc.
    • Travel within state is required throughout each month; Out of state travel required on occasion
    • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director and Program Director

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree, Masters preferred; Alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention training and education a plus
    • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in substance abuse prevention or public health required
    • Experience with coalition coordination and evidenced-based practices a plus
    • Exhibit excellent verbal and written communication skills, relating well with various individuals and groups
    • Excellent computer skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office programs required
    • Familiar and comfortable working in a minimally supervised and directed position, demonstrating sound organizational skills and ability to work independently
    • Show maturity, good judgment and initiative

    To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume to Laura@njpn.org.


    Jewish Renaissance Medical Center: Director, Planning and Development

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

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    March of Dimes: Special Events Director

    Posted: March 26, 2015
    Location: Sayreville, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    NJ Coalition for Battered Women: Director of Policy and Communications

    Posted: March 25, 2015
    Location: Hamilton, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    NJCDC: Staff Accountant

    Posted: March 20, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    NJCDC: Fiscal Officer

    Posted: March 20, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    NJCDC: Program Director Spruce Street Apartments

    Posted: March 20, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    NJCDC: Program Director of Great Falls YouthBuild Academy

    Posted: March 20, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


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

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

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    NJCDC: Director of Real Estate and Property Management

    Posted: March 13, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


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

    Posted: March 12, 2015
    Location: Pennsauken, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

    To Apply: Pleae vist SNJPC Job Opportunities for more information and to apply online. Salary Range, $40,000 - $45,000 based on education and experience. It is SNJPC’s policy to make every practical effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities to execute the crucial functions to the job. SNJPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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

    Posted: March 12, 2015
    Location: Trenton, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

    West Windsor Arts Center: Executive Director

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

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    NJCDC: Chief Operating Officer

    Posted: March 11, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    NAMI Mercer NJ: Executive Director

    Posted: March 10, 2015
    Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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


    NJCDC: Program Manager, Paterson University Corps

    Posted: February 20, 2015
    Location: Paterson, NJ

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Qualifications:

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

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