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Executive/CEO

President & Chief Executive Officer — Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation (Spring Green)

Date Posted: August 3, 2015
Position Description:

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is seeking applications and nominations for a new President & Chief Executive Officer. Founded by Frank Lloyd Wright to be the repository of his life's work, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is engaged in a broad range of activities. It maintains its international headquarters at Taliesin West (designed 1937-1959) and owns Taliesin (designed 1911-1959) in Spring Green, WI. The Foundation actively stewards both properties maintaining and promoting Wright's legacy through museum partnerships, educational outreach programs, robust tour offerings, lectures, events, and numerous other activities. In addition, the Foundation runs the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, a fully accredited graduate degree program (and the continuation of the apprentice program Wright established in 1932), and uses both facilities as its campuses. For more information, please visit http://www.franklloydwright.org/.

The President & CEO will be a confident leader, bridge builder, and engaging team player with gravitas and strong business acumen. He/she will possess the clarity of vision and operational savvy required to anticipate and leverage opportunities and provide workable solutions to challenges. Equally important is his/her ability to channel his/her passion for the mission and vision of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation into effective and inspiring communications to various constituencies and stakeholders.

The President & CEO is responsible for the overall direction and leadership of the organization. This involves general management of a staff of 125, and a $9 million annual operating budget. This person will work closely with the Board of Directors to advance the Foundation's vision and mission, setting and executing strategy, identifying and securing the necessary enabling resources, and delivering specific objectives of the Foundation in accordance with its mission. He/she will be accountable for overall strategic planning, financial management, organizational development, board relations, and program development and management for the Foundation. This person will play a significant role in fundraising and developing and maintaining strategic partnerships with stakeholders.

The successful candidate should have a minimum of ten years of senior level leadership and management experience in a larger or comparably sized non-profit or business setting, and demonstrated success in fundraising and management. This person should have strong strategic and operational planning experience, demonstrated experience effectively articulating a vision to stakeholders and success identifying, cultivating, and closing significant major gifts from a variety of constituents. Experience in retail operations and licensing are a plus. An undergraduate degree in one's chosen field of study is required. An MBA or terminal degree(s) is preferred.

Initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation will be assisted by Michelle Bonoan, Eboni Gates and Julia Salem of Heidrick & Struggles, Inc. Applications and nominations should be directed to:

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, President and Chief Executive Officer

c/o Heidrick & Struggles, Inc.

2001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Suite 800

Washington, DC 20006

Email: franklloydwright@heidrick.com

 

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Us: franklloydwright@heidrick.com

Position Qualifications:

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How to Apply:

Contcat Us: franklloydwright@heidrick.com

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) — Friendly House, Inc. (Phoenix)

Date Posted: July 31, 2015
Position Description:

Friendly House is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The CEO serves as chief executive of the Friendly House organization and, in partnership with the Board of Directors (Board), is responsible for the success of the Friendly House organization. Together, the Board and CEO ensure Friendly House's relevance to the community, the accomplishment of Friendly House's mission and vision, and the accountability of Friendly House to its diverse constituents.

The Board delegates responsibility for management and day-to-day operations to the CEO, and s/he has the authority to carry out these responsibilities, in accordance with the direction and policies established by the Board of Directors. The CEO provides direction and support to the Board of Directors as it carries out its governance functions.

Accountabilities

1. Legal compliance: Ensures the filing of all legal and regulatory documents and monitors compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

2. Mission, Policy and Planning:

  • Helps the Board determine Friendly House's values, mission, vision, and long-term goals.
  • Helps the Board monitor and evaluate Friendly House's relevancy to the community, its effectiveness, and its results.
  • Keeps the Board fully informed on the condition of Friendly House and on all the important factors influencing it.
  • Identifies problems and opportunities and addresses them; brings those which are appropriate to the Board and/or its committees; and, facilitates discussion and deliberation.
  • Informs the Board and its committees about trends, issues, problems and activities in order to facilitate policy-making; recommends policy positions.
  • Keeps informed of developments in human services, not-for-profit management and governance, philanthropy and fund development.

3. Management and Administration

  • Provides general oversight of all Friendly House activities, manages the day-to-day operations, and ensures a smoothly functioning, efficient organization.
  • Ensures program quality and organizational stability through development and implementation of standards and controls, systems and procedures, and regular evaluation.
  • Ensures a work environment that recruits, retains and supports quality staff and volunteers. Ensures process for selecting, development, motivating, and regularly evaluating staff and volunteers and sees that appropriate salary structures are developed and maintained.
  • Negotiates professional contracts.

4. Governance

  • Helps the Board articulate its own role and accountabilities and that of its committees and individual members, and helps evaluate performance regularly.
  • Works with the Board President / Chair to enable the Board to fulfill its governance functions and facilitates the optimum performance by the Board, its committees and individual Board members.
  • With the Board President / Chair, focuses Board attention on long-range strategic issues.
  • Manages the Board's due diligence process to assure timely attention to core issues.
  • Works with the Board officers and committee chairs to get the best thinking and involvement of each Board member and to stimulate each Board member to give his or her best.
  • Recommends volunteers to participate in the Board and its committees.

5. Financing

  • Promotes programs and services that are produced in a cost-effective manner, employing economy for program self-sufficiency while maintaining an acceptable level of quality.
  • Oversees the fiscal activities of the organization including budgeting, reporting and audit.
  • Works with Board to ensure financing to support short- and long-term goals.
  • Ensures an effective fund development program by serving as the chief development officer or hiring and supervising an individual responsible for this activity.
  • Helps guide and enable the Board, its fund development committee(s) and its individual Board members to participate actively in the fund development process.
  • Helps the Board and its development committee design, implement and monitor a viable fundraising plan, policies and procedures, including management systems and reports.
  • Participates actively in identifying, cultivating and soliciting donor prospects

6. Community Relations

  • Facilitates the integration of Friendly House into the fabric of the community. Develop and leverage marketing and communications activities to assist as needed.
  • cts as an advocate, within the public and private sectors, for issues relevant to Friendly House, its services and constituencies.
  • Listens to clients, volunteers, donors and the community in order to improve services and generate community involvement. Ensures community awareness of Friendly House's response to community needs.
  • Serves as chief spokesperson for Friendly House, ensuring proper representation of Friendly House to the community.
  • Initiates, develops, and maintains cooperative relationships with key constituencies.
  • Works with legislators, regulatory agencies, volunteers and representatives of the not-for-profit sector to promote legislative and regulatory policies that encourage a healthy community and address the issues of Friendly House's constituencies.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

  • This is a high-stress position based on full responsibility for Friendly House operations.
  • Handles detailed, complex concepts and problems, balances multiple tasks simultaneously, and makes rapid decisions regarding administrative issues.
  • Plans and implements programs. Establishes strong and appropriate relationships with Board, committees, volunteers, staff, donors and clients.
  • Develops smooth and constructive relationships with executive colleagues, outside agencies, organizations and individuals.
  • Plans and meets deadlines. Maintains a flexible work schedule to meet the demands of executive management; work hours may be long and irregular.
  • Conveys a professional and positive image and attitude regarding Friendly House and the not-for-profit and for-profit sectors. Demonstrates commitment to continued professional growth and development.
Position Qualifications:

A Bachelor's Degree is required (Master's preferred) with a minimum of six years of experience in a senior management position. As CEO, this individual demonstrates critical competencies in four broad categories: commitment to results , business acumen , leading change , and motivating.

1. Commitment to results : The CEO is a systems thinker who is customer focused and goal driven. This individual identifies relevant information and helps transform this information into individual and organizational knowledge and learning. The CEO is action oriented and innovative. S/he translates broad goals into achievable steps. S/he anticipates and solves problems and takes advantage of opportunities, is a self-starter and team player.

2. Business Acumen : As Friendly House's leader, this position requires an individual with knowledge of and experience in management and administration. The position requires demonstrated experience in integrating and coordinating diverse areas of management.

  • Knowledge in the following areas is required: Human services, finance and personnel, oral and written communications, planning and evaluation, and governance.
  • The ability to develop business plans, strategies, tactics and metrics to validate success is a core requirement.
  • Process driven individual with prior experience and responsibility running a P&L.
  • Experience in the field of philanthropy, not-for-profit management and governance, and community relations is required.
  • Specific skill and knowledge of fund development is required.
  • A high level of personal skills is required to make formal, persuasive presentations to groups and to deal effectively with people from all segments of the community.
  • The individual must be comfortable with diversity and respectful of a wide range of faiths, beliefs and experiences.

3. Leading Change: The CEO possesses the skills and implements the functions of a leader. S/he shares Friendly House's values, mission and vision. S/he consistently displays integrity, models behavior, develops people, and builds teams. This individual deals effectively with demanding situations and designs and implements interventions.

4. Motivating: The CEO manages continuity, change and transition. This individual knows how to influence and enable others. S/he addresses the impact of attitude and action on Friendly House and its participants.

*Benefits include executive package

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants please email resume and cover letter to Emma Henry, Director of Human Resources emma.henry@friendlyhouse.org

Executive Director — The David and Lura Lovell Foundation (Tucson, Arizona)

Date Posted: July 28, 2015
Position Description:

The David and Lura Lovell Foundation is a private family foundation that currently focuses its resources in the areas mental illness, integrative medicine, cultural/spiritual enrichment and philanthropic education in five separate geographic areas. The Lovell Foundation is managed by a Board Advisors and Trustees, many of whom helped establish the foundation. Paid staff includes the Executive Director and an Office Manager. The Foundation office is in beautiful Tucson, Arizona.

Executive Director Position Opening

Reporting to the Lovell Foundation Board of Trustees, the Executive Director is responsible for carrying out the policies established by the Board. In consultation with and direction from the Trustees, the Board of Advisors and the Chair, the Executive Director administers the grant program and operations of the Lovell Foundation by conducting long-term strategic and tactical planning activities; supervising office operations; representing the foundation and communicating its grant program to the community; and, evaluating grants and the effectiveness of the grant program.

Position Qualifications:

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be a high energy professional with excellent written and verbal communication skills; a strategic thinker and relationship builder with 10 years of progressively responsible leadership experience, including working directly with a board of directors and with a foundation. Other critical skills include facilitation, implementation, tactical and strategic planning and basic budgeting. A Master's degree in a related area is preferred, but experience may be substituted for education.

Overview

Proactive in developing and seeking out ideas to bring the Board, as well as engaging the Trustees in their work and supporting their relationships in the communities served.

Responsible for assisting the Board with strategic planning and policy formation, effectively building upon and leveraging impact that has been achieved to date, identifying new opportunities, as well as overseeing and strengthening the grant-making process.

Work with the Trustees and Board to shape their vision of the foundation as it evolves with larger assets, engages the next generation of family leadership and encounters new opportunities to meet its mission.

Act as a civic leader and catalyst for change, continuing to build strong collaborative partnerships with other foundations, nonprofit agencies, the business community and a variety of other stakeholders in support of our target communities.

Key Responsibilities

Strategic Vision and Direction

  • Act as the Foundation's point of contact both within the community and with the Foundation's Trustees, Board of Advisors and next generation family members with a clear sense of the purpose, values and vision of the Foundation;
  • Lead the Trustees in multi-year strategic planning and policy formation and provide leadership in developing new programs based on Board identified priorities;
  • Develop and maintain solid, collaborative working relations with the Board and its individual members and provide them with the information and guidance necessary to make informed decisions;
  • Plan for future board leadership, including the development of guidelines and support for succession to cultivate and inspire next generation members in their increased Foundation participation;
  • In concert with the Chair, engage the Trustees in their governance role by opening communication about opportunities, strategic choices and progress toward goals;
  • Assist the Board and Trustees in a review of their performance and help affect necessary changes in its composition, organization and responsibilities to improve its performance;

Community Engagement and High Impact Grant Making

  • Act as the Foundation's spokesperson in the community by developing relationships with organizations providing services in the Foundation's funding areas, including meetings, site visits and public speaking;
  • Support and work with community stakeholders, such as nonprofit organizations, other foundations, businesses, government and community leaders to strive for collective impact, shared investing and the use of best practices;
  • Serve on other organizations' committees and boards as approved by the Board where such service will benefit the operations of the Foundation.
  • Attend meetings of the appropriate local and regional grantmaking organizations, as well as educational conferences/seminars sponsored by these agencies.
  • Assess and seek to strengthen the grantmaking process, moving toward a more focused and proactive approach, including more robust program evaluation.
  • Oversee the grantmaking process to ensure timely response to all requests, follow through with prospective grantees, review compliance and evaluation of all board-approved grants;
  • Develop all print materials related to the grantmaking process, partner and Board communications and community collaborations;

Financial and Organizational Management

  • Operate and maintain the Foundation office, including supervision of the Office Manager;
  • Prepare the annual operating budget, establish and supervise grant payment schedules and control budget and expenditures for the organization's operations;
  • Assist in the maintenance of appropriate compensation and benefits policies and practices;
  • Oversee implementation of Board policy decisions related to operations;
  • Develop, prepare and distribute Trustee and Board orientation materials, assist with Board orientation and ongoing Board education;
  • Work with the Foundation's accountant to ensure financial matters are conducted in accordance to established polices and the operating budget is adequate for current and ongoing needs;
  • Coordinate Board meetings including site, agenda and program and prepare materials, reports and minutes;
  • Coordinate site visits and arrange for other Board activities;
  • Oversee the Foundation's website content, ensuring that up-to-date information is available to grantees, prospective applicants and other grantmakers and the Board;
  • Ensure the most effective systems for internal and external communication;
  • Maintain a high level of personal and professional integrity and ethics.
How to Apply:

To Apply

 Applicants must be willing to reclocate to Tucson, Arizona.  No one person will encompass all the ideal attributes. Please forward a resume and a cover letter that includes a description of how your skills, experience and education align with the job responsibilities to: info@lovellfoundation.org . Files may be in MS Word or PDF format. All applicants will receive an email confirmation of receipt of their application.

 This position has been re-posted and is open until filled.

 For additional information about The David and Lura Lovell Foundation go to: www.lovellfoundation.org

Executive Director — CALA Alliance (Phoenix)

Date Posted: July 15, 2015
Position Description:

CALA Alliance(r) (CALA) is recruiting to hire it's first-ever Executive Director.  CALA's mission is to inspire and educate Arizonans and the international community about the richness of this region's Latino heritage. Through the connection of contemporary Latin American artists across multiple art and cultural disciplines, CALA offers unique presentations and international partnerships that will help shape the future of Latino Arts in Phoenix.

Position Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor's degree; a post-graduate degree is highly desirable

  • Five years of relevant, professional-level work experience

  • Must be bilingual and able to speak, read, and write Spanish proficiently

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive communicator with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people

  • Ability to convey a vision of CALA's strategic future to the Board, funders, program partners, and staff

  • Experience in fundraising/philanthropy is essential

  • Working knowledge of principles and practices of marketing and media, websites, social media outlets

  • Working knowledge of financial and grant matters, e.g., budgets, financial statements, grant submissions

  • Ability to work independently, be self-driven, mission driven, and at all times conduct her/himself at the highest professional level

Please view the full position description online at www.calaalliance.org

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume as soon as possible to Search Committee at: jobs@calaalliance.org

Executive Director — Concerned Citizens for Community Health (Scottsdale)

Date Posted: July 7, 2015
Position Description:

Concerned Citizens for Community Health is searching for a demonstrated leader to serve as the Executive Director of the organization in its continued service within the community. Concerned Citizens for Community Health, CCCH, is a non-profit organization based in Scottsdale, Arizona, which works closely with the City of Scottsdale's Social Services Department. Created in 1975, CCCH's mission is to increase public awareness and to promote and expand health programs and social services in the community. The Executive Director will be responsible to increase awareness of CCCH within the community by maintaining professional relationships, promoting partnerships, attending speaking engagements, leading and participating in fundraising venues, and networking with City staff, social service departments, community partners and local media.

Position Qualifications:
  • Five or more years of experience in leading non-profit organizations; social services experience highly desirable 
  • Business acumen including budget preparation, analysis, and reporting 
  • Strong organizational abilities including planning, program development, and task facilitation. 
  • Ability to execute and convey the Board's vision and strategic future verbally and in writing. 
  • Demonstrated experience in fundraising, grant writing and donor relations unique to the nonprofit sector. 
  • Skills to collaborate with and motivate staff, trustees and volunteers 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills 
  • Work non-traditional hours as business needs may dictate 
  • Valid driver's license required
How to Apply:

Please email resume, cover letter and salary requirement to: ngarcia@scottsdaleaz.gov 
Submissions Due: Friday, July 24th by 5:00pm

President/CEO — Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce (Scottsdale)

Date Posted: July 7, 2015
Position Description:

The Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors is seeking a full time President and CEO who has demonstrated visionary leadership in guiding a small business, corporation or non-profit organization successfully through periods of growth and change. Accordingly, this position requires strong leadership abilities including marketing and financial acumen, oral and written communication talents and broad management skills. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of a chamber's role in community advocacy and economic development. The ability to foster and maintain strategic alliances and partnerships with local and state governments, the local community and member organizations is also critical to success in this position.

Position Qualifications:
  • Hold a bachelor's degree or above 
  • Be able to exhibit a history of transparent and high integrity leadership 
  • Have five or more years senior management experience 
  • Exhibit strong organizational abilities including planning, program development and task facilitation 
  • Possess experience in developing, securing consensus and conveying the vision of a strategic plan 
  • Have the ability to collaborate with and motivate the board and member volunteers 
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills 
  • Be able to comfortably interface with and engage diverse volunteer groups 
  • Have the ability to oversee, direct, mentor, delegate responsibility and evaluate the staff 
  • Possess public policy and/or lobbying experience at the state and city levels 
  • Have experience advancing advocacy issues and economic development initiatives
How to Apply:

Please address your resume, a cover letter and salary requirements to: 

Eric Larson 
Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce 

and email them to: 

elarson@scottsdalechamber.com

Administrative

Volunteer Management Intern — Phoenix Zoo (Phoenix)

Date Posted: July 31, 2015
Position Description:

The Volunteer Management Intern will work with the Phoenix Zoo's Volunteer Management Team (VMT) to oversee the recruitment and facilitation of volunteers for two significant fall events.

In addition, the intern in this position will learn all aspects involved in the administration of a large nonprofit volunteer program and how a non-profit organization coordinates special events and engages core volunteers.

Position Qualifications:
  1. Ideal for candidates pursuing a degree in Administration, Nonprofit Management, Event Management, or Human Resources.
  2. Previous event management or volunteer experience preferred.
  3. Strong problem solving, writing, and oral communication skills; organized and attentive to detail.
  4. Ability to multitask; manage wide and varied projects; and meet deadlines.
  5. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team as tasks require.
  6. Working knowledge of MS Office applications.
  7. Database management skills preferred.
  8. Personable and approachable attitude required.
  9. Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality of volunteer information.
  10. Ability to pass pre-internship background and DMV check.
How to Apply:

Applications should be submitted online - http://www.applitrack.com/phoenixzoo/onlineapp/default.aspx?AppliTrackJobID=880

Receptionist — Arizona Community Foundation (Phoenix)

Date Posted: July 30, 2015
Position Description:

Nature of Work

This position performs the duties of receptionist, directing incoming calls and greeting visitors to the Foundation between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  This position is part of the administrative team which provides support to all departments of the Foundation.

 Essential Job Functions

  • Receives and directs all telephone calls.  Records and delivers messages.
  • Greets visitors in a professional and friendly manner.
  • Screens calls to the President & CEO in the absence of the Executive Assistant.
  • New fund set up.
  • Maintains scheduling of ACF meeting rooms in the absence of the Event Coordinator.
  • Updates, and places service calls for, phone system as needed.
  • Maintains board and committee rosters.
  • Assists with mailings.
  • Accurate production of donor acknowledgment letters.

Major Accountabilities

  • Conduct oneself among colleagues, donors, volunteers and visitors/callers to the Foundation with the highest level of integrity, professionalism, courtesy and respect.
  • Opening of the office promptly at 8:30 to provide the best service to the Foundation customers. 
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge or Skills

To successfully perform the essential functions of this position, a high school diploma or equivalent and two years prior experience is required.  A professional appearance and the knowledge of proper phone etiquette are necessary.  Knowledge of basic telephone switch programming a plus.  Excellent communication and customer service skills are a must as well as Microsoft Office proficiency. 

Other Requirements

This position functions in an office environment.  The ability to interact with visitors and coworkers in a pleasant and professional manner is a priority.   

How to Apply:

To apply, send cover letter and resume to hr@azfoundation.org.

Development & Program Assistant - Part Time — Down Syndrome Network (Mesa)

Date Posted: July 30, 2015
Position Description:

The Development & Program Assistant is a part-time position that will provide customer service to the DSNetwork’s families and donors, process and acknowledge donations, keep donor database information up-to-date, answer phone calls, provide support to board of directors and development director, as well as handle various other administrative tasks. The individual will be responsible to for volunteer recruitment and provide assistance with tasks related to achieving fundraising goals. The position also includes responsibilities related to social media, maintaining website, developing and distributing monthly electronic newsletters.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists with receptionist duties, answering calls, taking messages, directing calls to appropriate resources, monitoring and following-up on voice mail messages.
  • Work with board of directors, committees and volunteers to provide administrative and logistical support. (i.e. prepare and distribute meeting notices, agendas, minutes, etc.)
  • Maintain organizational calendar of events and meetings. Keep inventory of office and event supplies.
  • Assist in maintaining website, developing and distributing monthly electronic newsletters.
  • Recruit and track agency-wide volunteers to support programs and agency needs. Strategically work with corporate and school-based volunteer programs. Track hours and dollar value.
  • Update and maintain agency’s donor database. Enter and track contributions, payments, pledges. Process reports, mailings, and mass e-mailings, as needed. Provide donor log at least once a month.
  • Prepare and process donor payment, acknowledgement letters and contribution receipts for cash and in-kind contributions.
  • Maintain guest lists, gather and prepare registration materials and other duties as assigned for fundraising events.
  • Assemble parent information, sponsor and media packets for events and meetings.
  • Attend and staff registration/DSNetwork tables for events, such as fundraising events and community fairs/booths.
  • Assist with development activities, fundraising efforts and grant requests. Secure donations for fundraisers and events.
Position Qualifications:

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Highly organized self-starter with the ability to multitask;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including mail merge and database management software, social media, Constant Contact, Wordpress;
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and responsibility regarding information related to DSNetwork business and confidential prospect information;
  • Highly competent working independently and with a team;
  • Ability to work well under pressure of timelines and complete tasks on schedule.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to lift boxes up to 20 pounds; Travel is expected within the region.    

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

Associate’s degree in Business Administration or related field; OR, three years’ experience as an administrative assistant.

How to Apply:

Please submit a resume and cover letter to info@DSNetworkAZ.org.

Development Assistant - Part-Time — Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine - Sage Foundation (Tempe)

Date Posted: July 24, 2015
Position Description:

The Development Assistant will provide customer service, administrative and fundraising support to the development team. The assistant will provide excellent service to donors, process and acknowledge donations accurately, and keep database information accurate and up-to-date. The individual will assist with the implementation of a comprehensive development strategy for SCNM and the SCNM Sage Foundation and will provide assistance with tasks related to achieving fundraising goals.

This position is part-time, working as an integral development team member. The Development Assistant will report directly to the Annual Fund Associate, but will provide support to the overall department.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Assists the Development Department with research and fundraising support efforts.

  • Assists with database management; collection of data, data entry and creating reports.

  • Produces all donor letters/acknowledgements

  • Assists with coordinating volunteers and tracks all volunteer activities.

  • Communicates and solicits via telephone, in writing or in-person with donors, alumni, volunteers and patients.

  • Represents SCNM in public relations/liaison capacity at events and fundraising campaigns.

  • Maintains direct contact with various outside organizations, vendors and internal departments, facilities and services.

  • Supports events coordinated by SCNM as a member of the Development Team

  • Compiles materials for events, maintains mailing lists and distributions.

  • Organizes and implements cultivation and recognition events and office administration.

  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Ability to manage time efficiently and effectively.

  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong computer skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office. Familiarity with donor database software preferred. 

  • Excellent analytical skills; good mathematical, statistical and analytical ability.

  • Good understanding of stewardship as it relates to fundraising.

  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to manage conflict productively.

  • Excellent collaborative and team building skills.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to interact effectively with diverse groups of individuals.

Position Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Experience in nonprofit management or event coordination/administration

Must be able to work at least 3 days per week - M - F, approximately 20 hours per week.

$12.00 - $14.00 p/h, DOE

How to Apply:

Must submit a cover letter and resume to: HR@scnm.edu

Executive Assistant / Office Manager for CFO — ASU Foundation for A New American University (Tempe)

Date Posted: July 23, 2015
Position Description:

Executive Assistant - Office Manager for CFO

 

The ASU Foundation for A New American University is one of Arizona's oldest and most respected philanthropic organizations. Our mission is simple and direct: to ensure the success of ASU as a New American University. We help produce a new generation of leaders who will find solutions to the greatest challenges we face. Critical philanthropic investments drive ASU's advancements in the areas of academic excellence, broad access to higher education and transformative societal impact. These philanthropic commitments help us help ASU find a new generation of solutions.

 

A 501(c)(3) organization, the ASU Foundation uses a revolutionary model of solutions-focused philanthropy that identifies donors' passions, then empowers them to pursue those passions and change the world as investors in Arizona State University. ASU is ranked in the top 20 of university research institutions without medical schools and 79th in the world among 1,000 institutions by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, and offers some of the best graduate programs in the nation (U.S. News & World Report, 2012). Many of our academic programs are among the best in the nation, and ASU is celebrated as a university where entrepreneurship thrives. ASU President Michael M. Crow, named one of America's 10 Best College Presidents by Time magazine, was also lauded by Slate.com as one of the 25 "most innovative and practical thinkers of our time."

 

The executive assistant and office manager will perform administrative duties for the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer and the Finance Department of ASUF. The position requires broad and comprehensive experience, skill and knowledge of organization policies and procedures and ability to work with people from all levels of the organization, including leadership and board members.

 

The executive assistant and office manager will manage the CFO's schedule, including arranging appointments, travel, meetings and conference calls while making certain CFO is prepared for all; prepare, edit and/or initiate routine and non-routine documents; obtain signatures and approvals; and frequently work on Board of Director and committee tasks. The executive assistant and office manager is also responsible for supervising building related operations staff who manage, plan, and coordinate activities which include central supply ordering and other building related activities. The Building Operations staff consists generally of one full-time employee and several student workers.  This position will also supervise an administrative support student worker.

 

The position will require analysis and use of initiative and independent judgment with frequent access to confidential and highly complex information. The executive assistant and office manager is knowledgeable of corporate policy and is often called upon to interpret and communicate the CFO's intent to others. This position reports to the ASUF VP/CFO/Treasurer.

 

 

Essential Functions:

 

  • Provide general administrative and clerical support
  • Process payments, event registration and fees; some budget preparation and analysis
  • Assemble and distribute reports and corresponding letters or memos
  • Handle high volume of general inquires about the Foundation, the CFO's office, and the Finance department
  • Process credit card expense reports for executives and managers, timely preparation of financial reports and time reporting
  • Prioritize workload to meet department operations
  • Coordinate logistics and preparation for meetings as required
  • Ability to schedule and prepare for board level committee meetings, including PowerPoint reports, agendas, and other governance matters
  • Screen telephone calls and visitors, to resolve routine and complex inquiries
  • Maintain calendars for CFO and positions directly reporting to the CFO
  • Assist with scheduling meetings for others within the department that include the CFO
  • Develop and maintain an orderly filling system
  • Ability to proofread agreements, contracts, correspondence, etc.
  • Prepare correspondence, reports or other documents from rough draft, notes or tapes
  • Prepare presentations, assemble/organize binders or other materials as needed
  • Supervise Building Operations staff
  • Collaborate with  property manager and building engineer on calls about building issues
  • Work closely with executive assistants from other departments in the Foundation
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Skills & Abilities:

 

  • Collaborative style, combined with the ability and desire to work in a team-based environment 
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and responsibility regarding information related to Foundation and University business and confidential information
  • Strong and collegial interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing, and by phone
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Problem solver who can take initiative and set priorities while being flexible 
  • Team-oriented strategist able to effectively manage complex situations involving numerous and sometimes competing constituencies
  • Ability to represent the institution well
  • An advocate's belief in the vision of ASU as A New American University
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness in completing assigned duties
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects
  • Adept at navigating complex environments with evolving priorities and communication plans
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook
  • Possess advanced internet skills
  • Possess or be able to obtain knowledge of web-based financial systems, SharePoint applications and the Advance gift database
  • Knowledge of office and administrative practices and principles
  • Basic knowledge and skill in accounting and budgeting procedures and techniques

 

Contact us today.

 The ASU Foundation offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance; a 401(k) plan and reduced tuition at ASU. 

For more information on the ASU Foundation, visit our Web site at www.asufoundation.org.

 The ASU Foundation for A New American University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Qualifications:

Education:

Bachelor's degree or five years of high-level administrative experience supporting an executive or serving as an office manager or similar experience.

How to Apply:

If interested in executive assistant - office manager for CFO position, please apply online at www.asufoundation.org/careers.

Shade Tree Program Coordinator — Valley Permaculture Alliance (Phoenix)

Date Posted: July 21, 2015
Position Description:

Summary:

The Tree Program Coordinator will work in a team to support the comprehensive Shade Tree Program at Valley Permaculture Alliance. The Tree Program Coordinator is responsible for the development of high quality program outputs and outcomes in communications projects, customer assistance, compilation of data, program development, and measurement of impacts.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Tree Program Manager with administrative tasks and needs

  • Provide administrative support for development of new events and programming

  • Support customers in all phases of program registration and attendance

  • Monitoring registration of shade tree workshop attendees

  • Monitor and assist with customer correspondence and keep updated call/email logs

  • Provide Attendance, Participation, billing reporting as needed

  • Attend staff, communications, and volunteer meetings that relate to the Shade Tree Program

  • Lead, train and manage volunteers on tasks as needed for the program

  • About 35% of time will be in customer service capacities and 65% will be administrative non-profit

    program development

  • Must attend at least 3 Saturday events annually 

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Three years or more in an administrative position or in non-profit work

    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail in a fast-paced team environment

    • Electronic and Computer skills, Internet fluency, and experience with Microsoft Office programs

    • Access to reliable transportation and legal ability to drive a vehicle

    • Strong written, phone and oral communication skills and customer service skills

    Desired Qualifications:

      • Experience in community development and planning community events

      • BA/BS in non-profit management, public administration, business management, or a similar degree

      • ISA Certified Arborist

      • Ability to speak Spanish (fluency preferred)

      • Demonstrated grant writing experience

      • Have connections within the environmental movement in Phoenix Metropolitan area 

      How to Apply:
      1. Please submit a resume and cover letter to shadetree@vpaaz.org.

      2. Be sure to put "PROGRAM COORDINATOR" in the subject line.

      3. All items should be submitted in a single .pdf document. 

      Membership Manager — Phoenix Zoo (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 20, 2015
      Position Description:

      The Phoenix Zoo is currently seeking a Membership Manager to oversee the planning and implementation of programs and events designed to increase, upgrade and retain households and revenue for the Phoenix Zoo's membership program. A key aspect of this position will be managing all communication tied to memberships such as telemarketing, mailings, signage and collateral materials. The Membership Manager will work closely with other departments to develop initiatives to grow membership revenue, create new elements for partnership activation and develop benefit structures for various membership levels, and strategically align our Zoo Membership program with the high-level Guardian Membership program. Personnel management duties will include ensuring exceptional standards of guest service, managing the budget, and coordination of training for current and new employees on applicable software and processes.

      The Phoenix Zoo was born of a spirit of community and the efforts of small group of dedicated volunteers, and carefully nurtured through the support of millions. We have enjoyed a truly remarkable first 50+ years.  Come be a part of our next 50 years and inspire millions more, connecting them with the natural world in new and fascinating ways. Members know that their contributions are giving us more possibilities for the future, and we want to make sure that our membership program reflects our appreciation for the continued and growing support of the community.

      Position Qualifications:

      Minimum qualifications for this position include a Bachelor's Degree with a concentration in Business preferred, minimum 5 years management experience with 2 years in guest service and/or sales preferred, excellent communication and time management skills, proficiency in Raiser's Edge and MS Office programs, and ability to work a flexible schedule that will include weekends, evenings, holidays and school breaks. All Phoenix Zoo employees are required to pass pre-employment background checks including a drug test.

      How to Apply:

      This is a full time exempt level position with a starting hourly wage between $19.07 to $21.46 DOE, and a complete benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) with company match and generous PTO. To view a more complete description and list of requirements and to apply for this position please visit the Phoenix Zoo job page at:

       

      http://phoenixzoo.org/careers/?AppliTrackJobId=896&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackViewPosting=1

       

      Resumes are not accepted for any Zoo position without an accompanying application. While postings may remain on outside sites for longer, once a job is removed from The Phoenix Zoo job page it is closed and we will no longer accept applications.

       

      The Phoenix Zoo is an EEOE/ADA employer.

      Staff Accountant — National Kidney Foundation of Arizona (Phoenix, AZ)

      Date Posted: July 17, 2015
      Position Description:

      STAFF ACCOUNTANT JOB DESCRIPTION

      The Staff Accountant reports to the Director of Operations. Maintains and manages the General Ledger accounts and receipts of the organization, applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) that includes analytical work and thorough review of financial records.

      DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

      • Manage the day-to-day, monthly and year-end close of the Accounting/ Finance Department including grant management and budget review and analysis.
      • Manage the processing of cash receipts, recording of revenue, pledges and receivables and work closely with the Development and Events Teams to ensure that revenues are posted and reconciled properly.
      • Prepare and record the State fee for service contract invoices and collate the supporting documents for submission to government agencies.
      • Prepare and analyze the monthly budget/forecast to actual variance reports per program and department.
      • Perform general accounts analysis and reconciliations, including bank statements, fixed assets, employer's benefit costs, accruals and prepaid expenses.
      • Assist in the preparation of financial reports such as financial statements, budget performance, and interim grant financial reporting.

      This is a full-time position, including benefits.

      Position Qualifications:

      STAFF ACCOUNTANT JOB DESCRIPTION

      The Staff Accountant reports to the Director of Operations. Maintains and manages the General Ledger accounts and receipts of the organization, applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) that includes analytical work and thorough review of financial records.

      DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

      • Manage the day-to-day, monthly and year-end close of the Accounting/ Finance Department including grant management and budget review and analysis.
      • Manage the processing of cash receipts, recording of revenue, pledges and receivables and work closely with the Development and Events Teams to ensure that revenues are posted and reconciled properly.
      • Prepare and record the State fee for service contract invoices and collate the supporting documents for submission to government agencies.
      • Prepare and analyze the monthly budget/forecast to actual variance reports per program and department.
      • Perform general accounts analysis and reconciliations, including bank statements, fixed assets, employer's benefit costs, accruals and prepaid expenses.
      • Assist in the preparation of financial reports such as financial statements, budget performance, and interim grant financial reporting.

      SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

      • Strong adherence to standard accounting cycles and ability to meet deadlines.
      • Monitor and collect data to assess accuracy and integrity; analyze data; ensure compliance with applicable standards (i.e. GAAP), rules, regulations and systems of internal control; interpret and evaluate results, prepare documentation; create financial reports and/or presentations.
      • Knowledge of fund and cost accounting principles.
      • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload in order to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
      • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
      • Team player and can collaborate with other teams in the organization.
      • High level of interpersonal skills with demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.
      • Demonstrate a proficient level of professional skill and/or knowledge in accounting and keep current with developments and trends.
      • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to clearly communicate issues to all levels of management.
      • Knowledge and ability to use applicable information technology and systems to meet work needs.

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • 5+ years of relevant experience (accounting operations and/or audit).
      • Excellent MS Office Skills required
      • Enterprise level accounting systems such as NetSuite, Sage, SAP, Oracle, QuickBooks Enterprise.  Experience with Blackbaud integrated systems (Raisers Edge/Financial Edge).

      EDUCATION:

      • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
      How to Apply:

      To be considered, send a cover letter and resume to: HR@azkidney.org. Include the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

      Member Placement Specialist — Girl Scouts-Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 16, 2015
      Position Description:

      The Member Placement Specialist is responsible for successfully converting prospective members into registered members. She/he is responsible for securing girl and adult volunteer participation needed to implement Girl Scouting.

      Responsibilities

      • Use Girl Scouts-Arizona Cactus-Pine customer relationship management system to support following up on leads throughout the recruitment process.
      • Support external recruitment efforts and finalize membership enrollment leads. Follow up on all new member inquiries and referrals in a timely manner.
      • Support renewal efforts throughout the membership year, specifically during the Spring Registration Campaign.
      • Ensure Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults by delivering the Girl Scouts messages of pluralism and diversity.
      • Provide exceptional customer service and communicate effectively with staff, parents, volunteers and members of the public.
      Position Qualifications:
      • High school diploma with six months database experience; or equivalent combination of education, experience and training. Salesforce experience a plus.
      • Commitment to the aims and purposes of the Girl Scout movement, including the belief in the importance of the volunteer organization in our society.
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, email and Internet applications. Ability to learn new software as required.
      • Ability to skillfully use a variety of questions and other active listening techniques to promote a robust discussion with potential members/customers and identify their needs.
      • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of girls, volunteers and staff. Able to project a warm, inviting, and trustworthy telephone/electronic image.
      • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.
      How to Apply:

      Please provide a cover letter and resume to amartin@girlscoutsaz.org

      Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. Girl Scouts does not discriminate on any basis.

      Office Administrator — Arizona Forward (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 14, 2015
      Position Description:

      Arizona Forward, a membership-based, non-profit civic organization focused on environmental issues seeks an Office Administrator.  The qualified candidate should be a highly organized professional with excellent operational skills and an ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment. This full-time position will handle a variety of office management and human resources duties, as well as interface with members of our association, handling such responsibilities as: coordinating all aspects of our Board of Directors and Regional Council meetings, along with facilitating our Issue Committees, i.e. organizing schedules, sending meeting notices, interacting with volunteers and producing minutes and action items.

      Position Qualifications:

      A skill set in bookkeeping and/or managing accounts receivables/payables is preferred, as this candidate will also assist in producing financial reports and handling accounting functions as the primary liaison to a contracted bookkeeping service. Computer skills are essential (Word, Excel, Outlook and QuickBooks). Full-time, salaried position plus full benefits, dependent on experience. 

      How to Apply:

      Qualified candidates should forward a resume and cover letter to info@arizonaforward.org.

      Office Manager — Grand Canyon State Electric Cooperative Association (Tempe)

      Date Posted: July 13, 2015
      Position Description:

       GRAND CANYON STATE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION, INC.

       Position Title:  Office Manager

       Classification:  Full-time

       Reports To:     Chief Executive Officer

       Directs:            Receptionist/Secretary

      Purpose:          To provide professional management of the Association's office environment and conduct essential functions such as employee benefits administration.

      Principal Responsibilities and Duties:

      Employee Benefits Administration

      Administer employee benefits program (Medical, Dental, Retirement, 401K, LTD, STD, Life Insurance, Vacation/Sick time, Wellness Program)

      Attend annual Benefit Update Conference

      Conduct salary and benefits survey

      Office Management

      Responsible for day-to-day operations

      Supervise and schedule efficient use of receptionist/secretary labor

      Anticipate workloads and special projects to meet deadlines

      Oversee maintenance and repair of Statewide office and equipment.

      Purchasing

      Oversee installation and execution of office machines and functions

      Clerical

      Provide information pertaining to established policy and procedures of the Association

      Work with area hotels to obtain best rate, arrange meeting space and catering needs for all events

      Transcribe and prepare minutes for Board of Directors

      Oversee maintenance of office files

      Oversee administration of Education Classes

      Oversee maintenance of member database

      Maintain server back-up system.

      CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

      Make appointments and necessary travel accommodations

      Prepare all necessary materials for meetings, conferences, functions, etc.

      Compose letters, memos, prepare and assemble materials dealing with corporate and technical subjects

      Provide confidential and other administrative services for management

      Provide staff assistance to the Board of Directors and other committees as needed

       ACRE

      Maintain ACRE membership roster

       Education

      Create and review participant lists and evaluation forms

      Make hotel accommodations for instructors as needed

      Prepare necessary instructor(s) materials well in advance

      Prepare and distribute agendas, minutes, etc. to committee members

      Prepare list of next year's education courses

       Loss Control

      Assist in coordination of events

       GCSECA Meetings/Functions

      Coordinate with CEO regarding meeting schedules

      Update and process registration forms, evaluation forms, announcements and programs as well as all other necessary materials

      Prepare all necessary materials to be used and presented at meeting

      Make all arrangements with hotel for rooming blocks, meeting rooms, room specifications, catering menus, audio visual and pricing

       Research and design invitations and schedule printing

      Check and order all necessary materials for name tags, mail labels, tickets, ribbons,

      Update database with RSVP's

      Arrange for facility, room specifications, meals, security, bar, pricing, etc.

      Do final attendance count and research costs

      Prepare accounting statement

      Coordinate bus and band reservations

      Oversee statewide housing registration and reservation online data system

      Set-up Regional and Annual social functions

      Washington Youth Tour

      Arrange for airfare, bus, hotel, meals, and all tours for WYT students and chaperones

      NOTE: This position description is intended merely to identify the class of position and be illustrative of the duties that may be assigned. It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties an employee assigned to this position may be required to perform.

      Position Qualifications:

      Bachelors Degree with 1 to 2 Years of Administrative/Office Management Experience

      How to Apply:

      Please send resume to: llewis@gcseca.coop

      Operations Administrative Assistant — JCA (SCOTTSDALE)

      Date Posted: July 10, 2015
      Position Description:

      JOB TITLE:    Operations Administrative Assistant

      DIRECT REPORT:   Chief Information and Campus Operations Officer

      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES: 

      Key Areas of Responsibility:  Supporting IT and Campus Operations with administrative duties, organizational and quality production.  Represent the property and organization in culture, integrity through quality of service and commitment. Be the center point of contact and communication. Continually seek out and implement new methods of communication to implement to ensure communication is supported.

      • Partner with Chief Information and Campus Operations Officer in the successful organization of both the Information Technology and Campus facilities operations.
      • Take active part in projects, coordinate project timelines and communications
      • Tracking of organizational equipment including computers and technology
      • Track the maintenance staff schedules to ensure above and beyond service standards are met.
      • Track the reservations and events schedules to ensure high levels off deliverables
      • Track all requests for help (ticketing system) and maintenance schedule
      • Provide administrative services managing POs, accounting tracking sheets
      • Develop forms, update online systems for communications and workload progress
      • Assist staff in managing email flow and calendars
      • Assist in compiling reports
      • Must be able to work and produce results with limited day-to-day supervision. 
      • Must be able to organize work load and requests from various individuals to ensure completion in most efficient, effective manner.
      • Must have strong communication skills (non-verbal, speaking, writing & listening).
      • Able to maintain strict confidentiality.
      • Fast learner with ability to troubleshoot problems.

      • Exemplary time-management skills (including ability to prioritize wide number and array of tasks needing regular attention).

      • Must be able to work and produce results with limited day-to-day supervision. 

      • Serve as an ambassador of the Jewish Community Association of Greater Phoenix

      Position Qualifications:

      REQUIRED SKILLS / ABILITIES / CHARACTERISTICS:  Excellent customer service skills.  Highly disciplined and organized.  Must be comfortable with extensive use of technology for communication.

      PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / DEMANDS:  Standing, walking, repetitive motions, bending, stretching.

      EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / SPECIALIZED TRAINING:  MS Office proficient including Outlook, Word, Excel and Power point. High school required, degree preferred.   4 years minimum experience required.

      How to Apply:

      Send resume to:  nancyc@vosjcc.org

      Executive Assistant — JCA (SCOTTSDALE)

      Date Posted: July 10, 2015
      Position Description:

      JOB TITLE:  Executive Assistant

      DIRECT REPORT:   President / CEO

      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:  Summary

       This position performs routine and confidential administrative related support to the President / CEO.   This position will assist the President  &President &President  & CEO and manage many aspects of his/her day to enable them to focus on the priorities of the organizations. Duties include answering regular and non-routine correspondence, phone calls, emails, taking messages, fielding questions, coordinating meetings, scheduling travel, and daily schedules and overall executive administrative and support duties that lead to the success of on-going projects. Ensures calendar and their related activities are scheduled and executed accurately.  Proactively anticipates daily activity requirements along with projecting future needs and requirements. Professional and approachable while sometimes working as a liaison for key internal and external constituents.  Serve as a representative of and support to the President / CEO.

       Key Areas of Responsibility:

      • Provides direct executive support to President / CEO which could include confidential and sensitive information.

      • Manages and helps prioritize calendar - while continually finding new ways to increase overall efficiency.

      • Oversee board meeting scheduling and documents.

        • Documentation of meetings

        • Take away' s and follow ups

      • Performs administrative functions which include internal and external customer service, creating and sending out letters and emails, faxing, filing, scanning, photocopying, etc. assuring 100% accuracy.

      • Screening email communication - responding when possible.

        • Proactive in preparing President / CEO with information for responses.

      • Proactively working to help President / CEO organize activities, meetings, travel, work load Acts as project manager for special projects as assigned which may include planning and coordinating presentations, disseminating information, research and collecting data.

      • Assembles, organizes, tracks confidential and sensitive information; may involve legal issues.

      • Review and sign PO's submitted.

      •  Perform related duties as directed.
      •  General Executive Assistant duties as needed.

      External Relations

      1. Liaise with outside local organizations

      2. Assist in donor relationship management

      3. Assist with communications with constituents, board members as well as national and international partners and umbrella organizations

      Position Qualifications:

      REQUIRED SKILLS / ABILITIES / CHARACTERISTICS: 

      • Exhibit a professional communication style; socially adept; quickly connecting with people.

      • Proficiency in Microsoft office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint), social media.

      • Flexible, ability to assess and respond to a variety of non-routine and unexpected tasks

      • Time management; independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize and organize a diversified workload.

      • Excellent written and oral communication skills
      • Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment
      • Strong organizational skills
      • Professional and courteous demeanor 
      • High level of confidentiality
      • Commitment to organization values and mission.

      PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / DEMANDS:  Primarily sitting at workstation in office environment utilizing the computer.  Includes some filing which requires the ability to lift, bend or stand as necessary.

      EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / SPECIALIZED TRAINING: 

      • Associate's degree required; Bachelor's degree preferred
      • Minimum of 5 years' experience
      How to Apply:

      Send resume to nancyc@vosjcc.org

      Office Manager — one·n·ten (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 8, 2015
      Position Description:

      Title: one•n•ten Office Manager
      Location: Phoenix, AZ
      Position Type: Full-Time/Flexible
      Reports To: Executive Director
      Salary Range: $24,000 - 34,000
      Benefits: Vacation, Sick Leave, Healthcare including Dental/Vision Application
      Submission Deadline: 5:00pm, Sunday, July 12, 2015
      POSITION SUMMARY The Office Manager supports company operations by maintaining office systems, navigating resources and inquiries, and assisting leadership and programmatic staff in daily administrative functions.

      CORE RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
      • Manage all administrative office functions including correspondence, mail, filing, invoices, and bank deposits
      • Supervise donor software and correspondence (thank yous, acknowledgements, tax letters), and add entries to Little Green Light donor management system, in conjunction with Donor Relations Manager
      • Maintain the Greater Giving Event Management system for Fresh Brunch annual gala fundraiser to manage tickets, sponsorships, auction items, sales, and mobile bidding
      • Set up and promote online donation portals for fundraisers throughout the year utilizing various online platforms
      • Collect, create and curate content for monthly newsletter, website, social media
      • Develop promotional art and text for events, fundraisers, special engagements, and calls to action
      • Sustain and build grant management calendar including submission dates, submitted proposals, contract deliverables, and deadlines
      • Supervise staff time sheets and submit payroll
      • Keep track of passwords and software licensing
      • Maintenance of equipment inventory, vendor contracts and contacts,
      • Phone coverage and voicemail retrieval and response 

      Position Qualifications:

      IDEAL CANDIDATE’S KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
      • History, mission and vision of one•n•ten
      • Knowledge of one•n•ten programs, events and services
      • Knowledge of local and national partners
      • Administrative structure of the nonprofit sector
      • Exemplary verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, attention to detail
      • Exemplary customer service, public relations
      • Exemplary organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage concurrent projects
      • Strong skill/ability with Microsoft Office products, Google Drive, and diverse online systems (Wordpress, social media, and Adobe Suite products a plus).
      • Able to motivate others; supervision of Administrative intern (if applicable)
      • Understand, value and respect diversity in all forms, including diversity within the LGBTQ community
      • Work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse volunteers, staff, community leaders, organizations, sponsors and other stakeholders
      • Demonstrate professionalism, good judgment, and maintain confidentiality where required
      • Work as an independent self-starter, without direct supervision, as well as a member of a team; develop positive working relationships with governing Board of Directors and staff
      • Manage information, projects and initiatives with utmost care, precision and accuracy
      • Develop procedures, analyze problems, design effective plans and successfully engage others in the execution of plans
      • Prepare accurate, concise and timely reports
      • Know when to ask for help, advice and support, and when to offer it
      • Maintain a high level of professional energy and enthusiasm 

      How to Apply:

      INSTRUCTIONS – HOW TO APPLY
      A complete application contains the following items:
      • A cover letter, not to exceed one page
      • A comprehensive resume
      • Contact information for three current professional references

      Items should be saved together in one PDF (.pdf) or Word document (.doc or .docx), and saved with a file name in the following format:
      LastnameOMApplication.pdf
      or
      LastnameOMApplication.doc
      or
      LastnameOMApplication.docx

      Applicants who are unable to meet file format requirements should contact the one•n•ten offices at least three days in advance of the deadline at 602-400- 2601.
      Complete applications should be attached to an email message and sent to: office@onenten.org
      Applications will not be accepted through any other means. Applicants can expect to receive a confirmation within 2 business days indicating that an application has been successfully received.

      Application Submission Deadline: 5:00pm, Sunday, July 12, 2015

      one•n•ten is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

      Paid Multimedia Intern — Javelina (Phoenix, AZ)

      Date Posted: July 8, 2015
      Position Description:

      Paid Multimedia Intern with Javelina

      We are looking for motivated individuals interested in getting some hands-on experience assisting with multi media projects for progressive political campaigns and local non-profit organizations.

      Preferred candidates will demonstrate photography and video production skills. We are looking for candidates with strong communication skills, a positive attitude and an ability to work in a pressurized environment. Applicants must be responsible, dedicated and able to work independently.

       This is an hourly paid position. Hours and schedule are flexible to applicants’ individual availabilities. Academic credit available if required. 

      Position Qualifications:

      Specific duties include:

      -   Providing production assistance for commercials, online videos, radio and television advertisements and multi media projects

      -    Coordinating photography and video of clients’ events and programs

      -    Providing social media management and assisting in implementation of social media strategy for clients

      -    Facilitating content production including blogs, social media and website copy and layout

      -    Assist in web design and website construction for clients

      -       Assisting with updates to Javelina’s web page and social media channels, including drafting written content and ensuring timeline for completion is followed

      How to Apply:

      Please send resume and cover letter to erin@javelina.co

       

      Receptionist — CHEEERS (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      Duties will include performing routine clerical, secretarial and administrative work in assisting in preparing materials for meetings and marketing, answering telephones, receiving the public, providing assistance to all guests and visitors. Perform filing, photocopying and scanning.

      Please note that other duties may be required based on business needs.

      Position Qualifications:

      Must have a high school diploma/GED or Official Transcripts

      Must self-identify as an individual that has been or is currently a recipient of mental or behavioral health services and has a story of recovery to share.

      Pass a drug screen and background check (provide professional references only)

      Must be proficient in computer applications and typing.

      Must demonstrate professionalism and proper etiquette.

      Bilingual/Multilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

      How to Apply:

      please apply at our office:

      1950 W. Heatherbrae Dr. Suite 7

      Phoenix, Arizona 85015

      Or submit resume's to chastity.robinson@cheeers.org

      We are unable to provide information on application status by phone or email. All qualified applicants will be considered; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

      Medical Staff Services Specialist — Adelante Healthcare (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      We Believe in Health Care with a Conscience. At Adelante Healthcare, we provide quality health care that serves you, your community and your environment. By providing the highest level of care, making it affordable to everyone and operating in an environmentally responsible manner, we're redefining the way people think about health care. We call this sustainable health care, and its power to heal is limitless. Adelante Healthcare is a private, non-profit organization. 

      The Medical Staff Services Specialist is primarily responsible for provider credentialing supporting continuous quality improvement and certifications, to include new applicant credentialing, re-credentialing and ongoing maintenance of provider credentials, the coordination and administration of quality audits, clinical reviews and maintaining/updating credentialing and quality reports.

      Position Qualifications:

      ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE 

      • High School diploma or equivalent, college degree preferred 
      • Professional and effective oral and written communication skills 
      • Organizational skills; ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities; meet critical deadlines 
      • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word and proprietary database applications 
      • Attention to detail, objectivity and accurate documentation skills 
      • Able to deal appropriately with confidential information 

      DESIRABLE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE 

      • Three (3) years of experience in community health 
      • 2+ years hospital credentialing and provider experience preferred 
      • Knowledge of medical terminology

      General Manager — Tonto Creek Camp (Scottsdale)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      Rewarding, exciting and growing position as General Manager for Tonto Creek Camp (TCC); a leadership and education camp outside of Payson, Arizona 
      As the General Manager, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to help shape the TCC's future growth and preserve its historic excellence. The manager's compensation includes a salary commensurate with experience and housing. 
      The General Manager will oversee the day-to-day operations of the center, property and supervise on-site personnel, acting as steward of the facilities and grounds. Also they may be involved in other guest services, nature programs and reservations. The Manager reports directly to the Executive Director. 
      Compensation includes a salary commensurate with experience, meals and housing. There is a possibility of a couple being both employed-one as General Manager and the other family member as program coordinator.

      Position Qualifications:

      The ideal candidate will have multi-facet experience of property & facility maintenance management, guest services and supervisory experience with responsibilities of ensuring that all buildings and systems are functioning correctly and in good repair. Must have a passion to work in nature and with youth as well ability to serve our guests. Working with on-site personnel and local vendors/contractors to perform major and minor repairs; grounds maintenance including underground irrigation system, guest services and supervision of on-site maintenance staff.

      How to Apply:

      Please sent resume(s) to tom@tontocreekcamp.org

      Fundraising/Financial

      Campaign Executive — United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona (Tucson)

      Date Posted: August 3, 2015
      Position Description:

      Job Summary

      Develop and cultivate relationships with public and private organizations and individuals to raise resources to fulfill United Way's vision, mission, services and programs.

       Time Frame: August 31 - December 18, 2015 Responsibilities

      Resource Development

      • Participate in the design and implementation of the employee campaigns at each of your assigned accounts; support other accounts as requested.
      • Assist Resource Development in stewarding successful business/personal relationships with key employees in assigned approximately 25 assigned corporate accounts in the Top 100.
      • Provide workplace campaign guidance in support of campaign. Assist in implementing strategies to achieve goals in assigned divisions and accounts.
      • Support and implement strategies to increase dollars available for investment in collective impact areas from assigned individuals/divisions and accounts.
      • Assist in prospecting, cultivating, and soliciting corporate gifts for assigned divisions and grow leadership givers in assigned divisions and accounts.
      • Assist in the monitoring of progress in assigned divisions and accounts, identify potential problems, and report results to managers and volunteer leadership.
      • Support development of partnerships between accounts and United Way that result in increased participation in Days of Caring, Sponsorships, Gifts-in-Kind and Special Events.
      • Conduct new business cold calls.
      • Execute recognition strategies for accounts and volunteers.
      • Provide superior customer relationship management.

       Customer Relationship Management        

      • Ensure requests for information from internal staff, donors, volunteers and others are responded to in a positive and timely manner.         
      • Coordinate incoming requests for information to others in the organization in a positive and timely manner. *         Provide excellent customer service as a component of all job duties.        
      • Incorporate all applicable components of the organization's Constituent Relationship Management plan and annual work plan.  

      Administrative Functions       

      • Perform duties in accordance with United Way policies and procedures such as attending meetings, completing accurate and timely timesheets and expense reports.         
      • Maintain division and account records and current files, on paper and electronically.        
      • Create and maintain routine and ad hoc letters, memos, and reports using word processing, database, spreadsheet and other software packages. 
      Position Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Project Management, or closely related field. 
      • Excellent written/verbal communication and public speaking skills.
      • Customer service, problem solving, conflict resolution, decision-making, leadership, team building, time management and motivational skills.
      • Skills using Windows-based software, including Internet browsers, e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.
      • Ability to tactfully handle stressful situations, negotiate and resolve conflicts, maintain confidentiality and to respect and observe organizational protocol.
      • Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
      • Commitment to reaching benchmarks
      • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule and adjust it as required by changing activities.
      • Must possess a valid driver's license, current auto insurance and access to reliable vehicle and able to lift up to 30 pounds

      This is a great opportunity to cultivate demonstrable presentation skills and interact with various business leaders throughout Tucson and Southern Arizona. 

      How to Apply:

      Thank you for your interest in this position.  Please email resume and cover letter to:

      jdenigris@unitedwaytucson.org

      Development Coordinator — Esperanca (Phoenix, AZ)

      Date Posted: August 3, 2015
      Position Description:

      Esperanca is improving health and providing hope for families in the poorest communities of the world through sustainable disease prevention, education and treatment. www.WeTransformLives.org

      • Coordinate special events by creating event-planning tools, marketing/promoting the event, receiving and tracking RSVPs, implementing the event, confirming vendors, and recruiting/managing volunteers.
      • Prepare, recruit and develop the implementation of donor/volunteer international trips to the Esperanca partnership sites.
      • Responsible for developing and implementing the social media, email marketing and direct mail marketing strategies for the organization. 
      • Recruit and function as the logistical leader for the church and mission appeals throughout the U.S. with other staff/contractors.
      • Responsible for the onsite volunteer recruitment and management for the organization,
      • Directs third party Fund-raising and Friend-raising events with various faith based institutions and other organizations.
      • Support the CEO and the Development Director in various tasks and projects.
      • Maintain agency website to communicate the agency's mission.
      • Other duties as assigned.
      Position Qualifications:

      Experience:  Must have experience in nonprofits and experience working with faith based communities.   

      Education: High School, business school or college business courses.

      Knowledge: Fundraising, event planning, management and leadership skills.  In addition, must have knowledge of various faith based organizations throughout the valley including knowledge of structure and function of these groups. 

      Flexibility: Interest, enthusiasm, and affinity for fundraising and working with people.

      Communication:Strong written, oral and interpersonal skills essential.

      Computer skills: Proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Websites.

      Other: High energy, positive, "can-do" attitude, team approach; ability to think strategically.

      Physical Demands:      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel or crouch.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. At times the employee will drive to meet donors, therefore needs a car and driver's license.

      How to Apply:

      Please submit your resume to Jared@esperanca.org for consideration.

      Financial Analyst — Benevilla (Surprise)

      Date Posted: July 30, 2015
      Position Description:

      POSITION SUMMARY:  The Financial Analyst is responsible for managing the Organization's general ledger to ensure financial reports accurately state the Agency's financial position. Review the payroll process, benefits, and assisting with the processing of accounts payable. This includes accurate data reporting and monitoring cash flow to meet the agency's needs as well as ownership of the month end close process.

      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

      Creates great impressions by delivering service excellence while performing all related duties.

      Is familiar with the mission, vision, values and person-centered philosophy of Benevilla.

      Is fully informed and familiar about Benevilla programs and services.

      Is a role model for excellent internal and external customer service, understands customer expectations and identifies ways to continue to exceed them.

      Process all month-end transactions, including drafting and inputting monthly and recurring journal entries.

      Responsible for reconciling grant accounts, deferred revenue, and grant revenue.

      Reconcile Credit Card statements.

      Reconciles all bank and investments accounts.

      Reviews cash flow and prepares a weekly cash summary.

      Reconciles all cash and investment accounts to the GL monthly or quarterly, as necessary.

      Periodically reconciles and/or reviews all balance sheet accounts.

      Reviews the processing of payable's for Medical, Dental, Life, and Disability insurance; Assists with reconciliation to payroll deductions and distribution to cost centers.

      Processes periodic grant billings as assigned.

      Assists with annual financial audit and 403(b) audit, and prepares lead schedules; Including maintaining schedules during the year to reduce the impact of fieldwork on finance personnel.

      Prepare payments to 403(b) provider per pay period.

      Assist with the annual budgeting process.

      Maintains current and prior financial records and ensure that they follow generally accepted accounting procedures, as well as governmental, contractual and funding requirements.

      Reviews bi-monthly payroll using payroll software and ensure data is accurate. Processes labor distribution to ensure accurate cost distribution to all cost centers.

      Assists with the Accounts Payable process by reviewing and cutting checks.

      Records Benevilla cash receipts in the accounting software.

      Birt's Bistro daily receipts.

      Keep track of Annuities and Hastie Scholarship accounts. Create quarterly disbursements from accounts and keep track of all expenses.

      Maintain and track ACH payments for Annuities.

      Periodically update audit schedules.

      Identifies opportunities within the organization for process improvement or to maximize revenue.

      Provide financial support to Senior Management in the Controllers absence.

      Performs other duties as assigned.

      Position Qualifications:

      DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related field, and at least three years' experience accounting.  Non-profit experience is a must.  Ability to meet and communicate with people with ease. Must have good organizational skills, well disciplined, able to meet deadlines, ability to work effectively with all levels of staff.  Computer experience, preferably with Blackbaud Financial Edge software applications and Microsoft Excel at an intermediate level.  May be required to possess a valid Arizona Driver's License.

      MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER - DIVISION OF PUBLIC SERVICE — KJZZ/KBAQ @ RIO SALADO COLLEGE (Tempe)

      Date Posted: July 30, 2015
      Position Description:

      Division of Public Service - MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

       The Division of Public Service, (KJZZ/KBAQ/Sun Sounds of Arizona) in Phoenix, Arizona is looking for a Major Gifts Officer.  This person should have knowledge of public broadcasting and the principles of public broadcast fund raising and/or institutional fund raising, development and philanthropy experience.  You must have an understanding of individual donor cultivation and solicitation strategies, the ability to engage, train and manage community leaders and volunteers in fund raising practices.  Ability to manage programs and solicitation strategies; use computerized fund raising records management system, communicate effectively orally and in writing; give presentations; establish cooperative working relationships.

       Salary: $56,450 - $74,091 (based on experience)

       Please visit the website for full job details and application requirements: http://www.maricopa.edu/employees/divisions/hr/jobs/current

       Please reference Job ID # 15745

      Position opens on 8/03/2015.  Deadline to apply is 8/09/2015.

       Please note: applicants will not have access to the online application system 10:10-10:30 p.m.

       The Maricopa County Community College District is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities

       ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

      40% - Assists in planning and implementing a comprehensive major gifts program designed to generate financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations for Division of Public Service

       20% - Implements development programs which incorporate planning, strategizing, prospect research, personal solicitations, follow-up, and long-term donor/prospect cultivation using computerized fund raising records management systems.

       20% - Assists in recruiting, organizing and staffing volunteer committees for the purpose of establishing relationships with and conducting solicitations of new prospects and existing donors;

       10% - Provides training, direction and support to fund raising volunteers; staffs solicitation calls and provides follow-up material including proposal writing and submission;

       10% - Implements processes to sustain cultivation efforts and maintain contact with existing donors to insure long-term relationships; acts as liaison between individual donor/prospects; identifies new gift potential; implements processes and activities for the purpose of enlarging Division of Public Service donor base to attract new philanthropic involvement with the stations;

      Position Qualifications:

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

       - Four year college degree in Non-Profit Management, Business or related
       - Two years' experience in Public Broadcasting or other non-profit institution
       - Two years' experience working in major gifts fundraising

      DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

       - Masters Degree
       - Experience in donor prospecting, engagement and strategies
       - Proven ability to solicit and garner significant five and six figure gifts from donors
       - Ability to utilize a database system for the purpose of managing donor activity
       - Experience in organizing and developing volunteers for fund raising purposes
       - Participation in all aspects of event planning and implementation

      How to Apply:

      Please visit the website for full job details and application requirements: http://www.maricopa.edu/employees/divisions/hr/jobs/current

      Associate Director of Development – Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication / Arizona PBS — ASU Foundation (Tempe)

      Date Posted: July 29, 2015
      Position Description:

      The ASU Foundation for A New American University is one of Arizona's oldest and most respected philanthropic organizations. Our mission is simple and direct: to ensure the success of ASU as a New American University. We help produce a new generation of leaders who will find solutions to the greatest challenges we face. Critical philanthropic investments drive ASU's advancements in the areas of academic excellence, broad access to higher education and transformative societal impact. These philanthropic commitments help us help ASU find a new generation of solutions.

       

      A 501(c)(3) organization, the ASU Foundation uses a revolutionary model of solutions-focused philanthropy that identifies donors' passions, then empowers them to pursue those passions and change the world as investors in Arizona State University. ASU is ranked in the top 20 of university research institutions without medical schools and 79th in the world among 1,000 institutions by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, and offers some of the best graduate programs in the nation (U.S. News & World Report, 2012). Many of our academic programs are among the best in the nation, and ASU is celebrated as a university where entrepreneurship thrives. ASU President Michael M. Crow, named one of America's 10 Best College Presidents by Time magazine, was also lauded by Slate.com as one of the 25 "most innovative and practical thinkers of our time."

       

      The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is widely recognized as one of the nation's premier professional journalism programs. Rooted in the time-honored values-- accuracy, responsibility, objectivity, integrity -- that characterize its namesake, the school fosters journalistic excellence and ethics among students as they master the complex professional skills needed to succeed in the digital media world of today and tomorrow.

       

      The Cronkite School leads the field of journalism education with its innovative use of the "teaching hospital" method, providing both unparalleled learning opportunities for students and important news content to the community, state, region and nation. The schools rapid trajectory has generated national and international attention from educators, media professionals and funders alike. In July 2014, Arizona PBS, one of the nation's largest public television stations, became part of Cronkite and today serves as a hub for the Cronkite School's full-immersion professional programs and a testing ground for new approaches in journalism.

       

      Arizona PBS has been a trusted community resource for over 52 years, focusing on educating children, reporting in-depth on public affairs, fostering lifelong learning and celebrating arts and culture. Arizona PBS achieves its mission through the power of non-commercial television, the Internet, educational outreach and community-based initiatives. Its signal reaches 80 percent of the homes in Arizona. With more than 1 million viewers weekly, the station consistently ranks among the most-viewed public television stations per capita in the country. Arizona PBS is a member-supported community service of Arizona State University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

       

      To better support the growth and tremendous philanthropic potential of Arizona PBS, the ASU Foundation for A New American University is seeking an associate director of development. The associate director will join a team of experienced development professionals to secure significant philanthropic investments for Arizona PBS, a division of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. As an externally focused development professional, the associate director's effectiveness will be evaluated on the ability to achieve financial goals and contact metrics consistent with the programs and prospects assigned. The associate director reports to the foundation's senior director of development for Cronkite, and maintains a dotted-line reporting relationship with the general manager of Arizona PBS.

       

      Essential Functions:

       

      • Work with development colleagues, volunteers and academic leaders to identify, cultivate and solicit major and planned gifts
      • Develop and submit written proposals, budgets, and other collateral materials as needed for securing philanthropic investments
      • Proactively manage a portfolio of major gift ($25,000+) prospects, developing and executing strategies leading to solicitation and investment that leverages the donor's interests and connects them to ASU's opportunities
      • Travel when necessary to execute strategic development plans for regional and national major donor prospects
      • Use the ASUF prospect management and tracking system (ADVANCE) to record and coordinate contacts and proposals
      • Be responsible for core fundraising metrics including face-to-face visits with prospects, identification of new prospects, growth in cumulative giving from the prospect portfolio, major gift proposals submitted and dollars raised
      • Ensure proper stewardship and recognition of donors in portfolio
      • Participate as a member of the ASUF development team and serve as a resource to development colleagues regarding fundraising opportunities
      • Work in a fast-paced, results oriented environment with complex and evolving relationships and priorities

       

      Position Qualifications:

      Skills & Abilities:

       

      • Knowledge of principles and techniques of development/fundraising, preferably in higher education
      • Strong and collegial interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing, and by phone
      • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and responsibility regarding information related to Foundation and University business and confidential prospect information
      • Self-starter able to secure personal appointments and qualify new prospects 
      • Demonstrated achievement in securing philanthropic investments
      • Ability to work independently
      • Ability to travel nationally when necessary to engage and solicit major prospects
      • Problem solver who can take initiative and set priorities while being flexible 
      • Team-oriented strategist able to effectively manage complex situations involving numerous and sometimes competing constituencies
      • Ability to represent the institution well
      • Belief in the vision of ASU as the New American University
      • Ability to prepare complex and detailed proposals and related materials
      • Attention to detail and thoroughness in completing assigned duties
      • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects
      • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and comfortable working in donor/prospect computer data base systems
      • Collaborative style, combined with the ability and desire to work in a team-based environment
      • Documented success in personally implementing sophisticated, multi-year cultivation strategies that use a relationship-building and moves management approach leading to successful gift closure
      • Adept at navigating complex environments with evolving priorities and communication plans
      • Demonstrable experience in stewardship plans leading to additional investments 

       

      Education:

       

      Bachelor's degree and 5-7 years successful professional development and/or fundraising related experience, preferably in higher education, arts and culture or public media: OR, any equivalent combinations of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skill and abilities have been achieved.

       

      How to Apply:

      Contact us today.

       

      The ASU Foundation offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance; a 401(k) plan and reduced tuition at ASU.

       

      For more information on the ASU Foundation, visit our Web site at www.asufoundation.org.

       

      If interested in associate director of development position, please apply online at www.asufoundation.org/careers.

       

      The ASU Foundation for A New American University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

      Development Coordinator — United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona (Tucson)

      Date Posted: July 29, 2015
      Position Description:

      Job Summary:

      This is a primarily in-house position responsible for supporting Resource Development staff through database management, individual and corporate donor acknowledgement, assisting with donor relations development and processing donations.  Develop and cultivate relationships with public and private organizations, foundations, and individuals for philanthropic support of United Way's vision, mission, services and programs. This position requires a high degree of self-direction, initiative and leading to be successful and get the job done.

      The Hiring Range for this position is $14.42 to $15.38 per hour.

      Responsibilities:

      Development

      • Support Resource Development through extensive research of new and prospective donors. 
      • Provide excellent customer/donor service.
      • Department liaison with Finance team to accurately process workplace and accounting processes in a timely manner.
      • Manage CRM database, generating leads and reports, and ensuring accuracy and timeliness of account data.
      • Execute recognition strategies for Resource Development accounts, affinity groups, and volunteers.

       Customer Relationship Management

      • Ensure requests for information from internal staff, donors, volunteers and others are responded to in a positive and timely manner.
      • Generate donor invoices, satisfy donor requirements and meet deadlines.

       Communication

      • Communicates ideas clearly and effectively.
      • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical instructions.
      • Ability to write reports, procedure manuals, policies and technical instructions.
      • Effectively present information to team and external customers.
      • Strong verbal and written skills.

       Project Management

      • Ability to adapt to changing environments and manage multiple priorities, organize, interpret and communicate data.
      • Ability to manage the planning, organization, monitoring and control of all aspects of a project and the motivation of all involved to achieve the project objectives.
      • Provides accurate reports and meets project deadline.

       RD Coordination

      • Assist RD team to coordinate RD activities, schedules and other administrative tasks, as needed.
      • Prioritizes responsibilities and assignments and completes timely reports.
      • Creates, modifies and maintains routine and special letters, newsletters, memos and reports using word processing, database, spreadsheet and other software packages.
      • Performs duties in accordance with United Way policies and procedures such as attending staff meetings, completing accruing and timely timesheets and expense reports.
      Position Qualifications:

      Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

      • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Project Management, or closely related field. 
      • Two or more years of experience in project management, customer service or related field.
      • Prefer nonprofit management experience.
      • Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the knowledge and abilities to do the job. 
      • Customer service, problem solving, conflict resolution, decision-making, leadership, team building, time management and motivational skills.
      • Demonstrated skills using Windows-based software, including Internet browsers, e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.
      • Attention to detail, ability to multi-task. Must possess the highest level organization skills and the ability to work independently and take initiative.
      • Demonstrated ability to research and access information about donors, foundations, corporations and other funding opportunities.
      • Ability to tactfully handle stressful situations, negotiate and resolve conflicts, maintain confidentiality and to respect and observe organizational protocol.
      • Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.
      • Must possess a valid driver's license, current auto insurance, daily access to reliable vehicle and able to occasionally lift up to 30 pounds.. 
      How to Apply:

      Thank you for your interest in this position.  Please email resume and cover letter to:

      jdenigris@unitedwaytucson.org

      Manager, Donor Care — Make-A-Wish America (Phoenix, AZ )

      Date Posted: July 27, 2015
      Position Description:

      Summary:  Manages the day-to-day operations of the Donor Care team ensuring entry of donor gifts into Raiser's edge is performed accurately, and in a timely manner. Acknowledges donor gifts ensuring exceptional customer service.

       Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

      • Collaborates with Finance, Fundraising and Stewardship teams to ensure policies and procedures are in place to optimize the integrity of donor information.
      • Facilitates acknowledgement of donor gifts, thank you calls, and cultivates relationships between Make-A-Wish and donors.
      • Provides coaching to Donor Care Coordinators on appropriate coding of gifts prior to entry into Raiser's Edge.
      • Completes entries of special gifts such as stock donations, pledges, employee giving, etc.
      • Verifies and posts all gift batches to Financial Edge.
      • Coordinates monthly reconciliations with Finance and runs month end reports.
      • Ensures compliance with policy and IRS regulations for gift acceptance and administration.
      • Provides back up for Donor Care Coordinators as needed.
      • Updates and maintains Donor Care Manual to ensure all process are documented.
      • Performs other related job duties, as assigned.

       Knowledge & Abilities:

      • Demonstrated experience of Raiser's Edge and Financial Edge.
      • Exhibits exceptional customer service skills; ability to work professionally with external partners, chapters, and all levels of staff.
      • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
      • Excellent organizational skills, with strong ability to plan, prioritize, and multi-task.
      • Ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive information.
      Position Qualifications:

      Education/Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree in Business or related field required; Minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience working in a non-profit environment; Minimum 2 - 3 years leading, coaching and developing others; Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required, as well as Internet and other software applications; Raiser's Edge experience preferred.

      How to Apply:

      https://jobs.wish.org/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&id=23&j...

      Or, www.wish.org, the position is listed under Development in the Careers section.

      Chief Development Officer — Phoenix Rescue Mission (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 21, 2015
      Position Description:

      Phoenix Rescue Mission (PRM), a Christ Centered ministry is seeking a Chief Development Officer responsible for increasing financial support and community awareness of PRM. Will design and implement fundraising programs for major gifts, planned giving, capital campaigns, direct response and special events using decision based analytics. Maximize the full potential of public relations for the benefit of PRM. Maintain knowledge of the Mission's programs, services, financial needs, strategy and governance. Responsible for managing and leading the Marketing, Public Relations, Donor Care and Major Gifts staff.

      Position Qualifications:

      Qualifications include Bachelor's degree from a recognized 4 year College or University. An advanced degree in fields related to fund development and/or business administration preferred. Ten years of practical experience in philanthropy and/or fund raising. Five years of successful Major Gifts' fundraising or applicable business/sales background. Proven experience coaching, leading and sustaining a cohesive, results oriented team. Subscribe to the Phoenix Rescue Mission Statement of Faith and Employee moral expectations.

      How to Apply:

      For consideration, e-mail your resume and cover letter to hr@phoenixrescuemission.org

      To learn more about the organization visit: phoenixrescuemission.org

      Coordinator, Grants/Development Officer — Yavapai College (Prescott, AZ)

      Date Posted: July 20, 2015
      Position Description:

      The Grants Development Officer is responsible for overseeing proposal development for federal, state, private and foundation grants for programs across the Yavapai College district. The position will proactively identify grant opportunities that align with Yavapai College strategic priorities; organize and coordinate the grant development process; and work collaboratively with faculty and staff to develop/write high quality proposals. The Grants Development Officer ensures all submitted proposals are of high quality; meeting content, deadline and technical requirements.

      - Research potential funding sources; interpret complex grant criteria; identify and recommend grant opportunities that align with Yavapai College priorities
      - Organize and coordinate the grant development process
      - Facilitate cross-functional project development teams, when needed
      - Provide project development technical assistance; research best practices; assist in creating evaluation plans, budgets, and other components of a comprehensive proposal  
      - Write high quality grant proposals; prepare other required collateral documents
      - Provide expertise in the technical requirements of preparing and submitting grant proposals to various funding sources;  maintain all required certifications and registrations
      - Other related duties as assigned

      Position Qualifications:

      Minimum Expectations & Requirements:

      - Bachelor's degree in Education or Journalism or related field
      -Previous experience writing complex grant proposals
      -Ability to evaluate requests for proposals, summarize requirements and recommend action
      - Working knowledge of grant sources, both public and private
      - Competence in navigating numerous grant research vehicles/software
      - Outstanding oral and written communication skills; superior technical writing skills
      - Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to establish and maintain effective relationships
      - Results oriented self-starter
      - Regular attendance is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties
       

      Preferred Skills & Abilities:

      - Master's degree
      - Outstanding knowledge of public sources of funding for higher education
      -Project management, program development, evaluation and budget planning skills
      - Ability to lead and facilitate teams
      - Ability to train others in effective grant writing
      - Professional experience in a community college/higher education work environment

      How to Apply:

      For full details and to apply, visit our website www.yc.edu/hr .

      FINANCE ASSOCIATE — Community Legal Services, Inc. (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 17, 2015
      Position Description:

      Community Legal Services is seeking an individual to provide support to the Finance Department.  This position is responsible for overseeing multiple grants, ensuring compliance and managing accounting systems to ensure accurate reporting of financial and programmatic activities.  This financial position requires a thorough knowledge of GAAP accounting principles, double entry computerized accounting systems, and specifically, the application of the general ledger as they apply to fund accounting in a non-profit environment. 

      ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: 

      • Prepare and submit grant funding reimbursement requests to outside funders providing proper documentation to ensure prompt payment
      • Prepare and submit performance reports to outside funders in accordance with grant contract provisions and agreements
      • Reviews and analyzes accounting records and fiscal activities to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting, program, and legal requirements
      • Maintain cash receipt/cash disbursement journal
      • Conduct month-end balancing of grant related general ledger accounts and prepare journal entries and account adjustment to correct deficiencies
      • Assist with the annual year-end audit process by providing auditors with grant-related and other required schedules
      • Assist in preparation of annual grant budgets.
      • Perform other related tasks as assigned.
      Position Qualifications:

      This position requires a Bachelor's Degree OR equivalent combination of education and experience in accounting, auditing, or financial reporting.  Working knowledge of fund accounting principles pertinent to non-profit and governmental accounting is preferred.  Knowledge of database systems and relational databases is preferred. Solid written and oral communication skills; good skills in the area of critical thinking, relationship management, organization and problem solving, good business acumen and the ability to prioritize multiple projects and meeting firm deadlines.  Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

      SALARY: $48,000 + depending on experience, excellent benefits package, including 12 paid holidays, health, dental and disability insurance.

      How to Apply:

      TO APPLY:     Send resume and cover letter to:

           Lilly Paniagua-Human Resources Administrator

           COMMUNITY LEGAL SERVICES

           lpaniagua@clsaz.org

       CLOSING DATE:   Open Until Filled

       COMMUNITY LEGAL SERVICES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

      Marketing and Development Coordinator — Leadership Workshops Foundation for Youth and Families, dba Workshops for Youth and Families (Scottsdale, Arizona)

      Date Posted: July 16, 2015
      Position Description:

      Workshop for Youth and Families (WYF) has over 35 years’ experience in providing intensive and one day workshops for youth ages 9-19 years.  This unique program is seeking an individual who has a passion for youth and community and who can work on a part-time, flexible schedule to provide marketing, fund development and outreach, in line with the organization's strategic goals.  This individual will work alongside Board members, administrative and program staff, volunteer staff (Young and Adult) to enhance community visibility and develop funds to provide much needed scholarships for individuals who desire to access the organization's educational workshops. 

      Primary Objective

       The Marketing and Development Coordinator (MDC) reports to the Board of Directors, but most specifically supports the Marketing and Fund Raising Committees, and Board President. The MDC will initiate, supervise and support marketing efforts, fund development and outreach events, and other activities in alignment with Workshop for Youth and Families (WYF) strategic goals, mission, vision, and annual marketing and fundraising plans.

       Duties and Responsibilities

       Coordinator will perform some or all of the following:

      • Supports the Board’s marketing, fundraising and outreach plans which contribute to the strategic direction of WYF.
      • Assists in securing and maintaining ongoing relationships with media, individuals, foundations, community organizations and corporations who can support WYF and its mission.
      • Implements activities to ensure WYF’s marketing, development and outreach efforts are in line with current WYF strategies and industry trends.
      • Participates in the development of an annual marketing and fundraising plan and budget with WYF Executive Staff and Board Marketing and Fund Raising Committee. Provides follow up reports to WYF Executive staff on revenue and expenses in line with marketing and fund raising budget.
      • Organizes timelines and tasks for marketing and fundraising and outreach activities to ensure the marketing and fundraising plan is carried out in a timely manner.
      • Oversees the planning and execution of special events as directed by the Marketing and Fund Raising Committees of the Board.
      • Develops, tracks, and maintains records within a database of all marketing and fundraising and outreach initiatives.
      • Engages and coordinates volunteers for WYF marketing, development and outreach activities.
      • Works with administrative and program staff as part of a team approach to network and build community recognition.
      Position Qualifications:

      Education

      • Bachelor’s degree preferred in a related field, such as marketing, communications; or equivalent work-experience in marketing, fund development and outreach activities.

         Experience

      • 1 to 3 years of marketing, fund development, and outreach experience within a nonprofit organization.

      Key Skill Requirements

       Knowledge, skills and abilities

      • Strong organizational, supervisory, and communication skills
      • Knowledge of marketing, fund development, events planning, and outreach
      • Knowledge of supervising volunteers, both adult and youth
      • Ability to work as a team with program staff, administrative staff, youth and adult volunteers, and other community organizations
      • Evidence of networking within a community setting

       Proficiency in the use of computer for:

      • Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
      • Updating websites and donor databases/software
      • Utilizing social media interfaces

       

       

       

      How to Apply:

      Interested individuals should forward their resume to pauline@workshopsaz.org

      Please check out our website www.workshopsaz.org

       

      Development Director — Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 15, 2015
      Position Description:

      Free Arts of Arizona is a nonprofit organization that heals abused and homeless children through artistic expression.  Free Arts specifically targets the healing effects of the arts to children ages 3 to 21 that live in 30+ partner child social service organizations with 100+ sites (residential treatment centers, foster care group homes and crisis shelters). Free Arts offers four programs to more than 8,000 children each year.

       

      Position Summary:

      The Development Director is responsible for the overall strategic direction and successful implementation of the development plan of Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona, and will inspire volunteer leadership to success in fundraising activities. The Development Director supervises the development staff and works directly on behalf of the Executive Director in meeting established fundraising and budget goals.

       

      Primary Responsibilities:

      • Develop and maintain a comprehensive strategic plan for financial growth to reach organizational goals.
      • Ensure mission statement remains in the forefront of all aspects and decisions of the organization, including fundraising, marketing, technology, and strategic planning to all stakeholders including staff, board and volunteer committees.
      • Oversee all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the development department including: all training sessions; managing and motivating development department staff and grant writing professionals; and developing processes for the implementation of existing and new organizational goals.
      • Develop and manage department budgets working closely with the program department and grant-writing professionals to ensure funding needs are met.
      • Build and maintain relationships with all types of donors to further organizational goals.
      • Provide excellent service to the Board of Directors' Vice President of Development to build a high-functioning development committee, guiding their direction in accordance with the Free Arts mission.
      • Serve on Board-level committees as needed.
      • Create a presence in the community by being visible at community events, boards, commissions, United Way and other activities as determined.  This also includes representing Free Arts in the media as assigned and performing public speaking activities regularly.
      • Strengthen partnerships with other Free Arts affiliates to share programs and best practices.
      • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
      Position Qualifications:

       

      Experience:

      • Ideal candidate will have a Master's degree with at least 5 years experience in strategic fundraising in non-profit organizations. Experience in donor cultivation, grants management and special event management is required.
      • Knowledge in Windows, Microsoft Applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
      • Valid Arizona driver's license, proof of auto insurance coverage, and daily access to transportation.
      • Working knowledge of donor software, eTapestry preferred. 

       

      Reports To:                 Executive Director

      Hours:                          Ability to work hours outside of 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. workday.

      Benefits include:        Vacation, Insurance, Professional Development.

      How to Apply:

                               Email resume to search@freeartsaz.org

      Corporate Development Specialist — Heritage Square Foundation (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 14, 2015
      Position Description:

      Heritage Square is a historic, cultural site in downtown Phoenix.  Heritage Square Foundation has managed the park for 35 years and operates the Rosson House Museum.  The Foundation seeks a professional to join the Events and Development team, working specifically to build a corporate base of support for operations through rentals, sponsorships, and special events, including development of the park as an event venue.  

      This is a part-time opportunity.  Work hours are 12-14 per week, with a flexible schedule.  

      email director@heritagesquarephx.org for a full job description.      

       

      Position Qualifications:

      The successful candidate for this position will possess good initiative and demonstrate excellent communications skills.  Customer service is paramount and applications should speak to experience in that area.   

      Preference will be given to candidates who have a bachelors degree and 1-2 years experience in a museum environment.  

      How to Apply:

      Please submit a cover letter and resume to Michelle Reid, Executive Director, at director@heritagesquarephx.org or mail to 113 N 6th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004.

      Position closes August 1, 2015.  

      Accounting Specialist — DC Ranch Community Council (Scottsdale)

      Date Posted: July 9, 2015
      Position Description:

      The Accounting Specialist will provide support to major financial accounting areas for the three governing entities in DC Ranch, a community of 2,700 home sites in north Scottsdale. 

      REPORTS TO: Director of Financial Operations

      STATUS: 32 Hours per week with Benefits

      Essential duties of the position are:

      Accounts Receivable & Collections:
      -Invoice and send out monthly statements
      -Post and process assessment payments daily
      -Monthly review of resident accounts, including invoicing and processing of late fees and interest charges
      -Maintain owner's accounts including timely research of owner's inquiries, recording of NSF charges, bank fees and delinquency fees

      Property Tracking:
      -Research, track and update property ownership changes from sales, foreclosures, transfers
      -Maintain and update documents required for ownership changes, including CC&R's, supplemental declarations, etc.
      -Liaison with realtors and title companies regarding property transfers
      -Ensure all documents and inspection forms are complete for property transfers
      -Track and maintain deeds and related documents
      -Keep informed of laws and regulations affecting HOAs and the disclosure process

      Liaison with Residents:
      -Assist residents with questions regarding use of the website
      -Create profiles on website for new residents
      -Assist residents with assessment and property questions

      Position Qualifications:

      PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

      • 3+ Years of accounting experience with emphasis in credit and collection
      • Strong computer skills in MS Office Suite, including advanced MS Excel and experience with accounting software, such as QuickBooks, and (preferable) Jenark or VMS
      • Working knowledge of community associations, the construction/real estate industry, and non-profit organizations in general
      • Ability to interact with residents, realtors, lawyers, in a professional manner
      How to Apply:

      Email a cover letter with salary requirement and resume to: DCRCCjobs@dcranchinc.com

      Email subject line to read: Accounting Specialist

      Philanthropy Manager — Feeding Matters (Scottsdale)

      Date Posted: July 9, 2015
      Position Description:

      Feeding Matters is seeking a dynamic, motivated and experienced Philanthropy Manager who reports directly to and will work in partnership with the Director of Development. This role will require knowledge and experience in seeking out grant opportunities, writing foundation and corporate grant proposals, and ensuring a flawless grant tracking system, in addition to other fundraising responsibilities as assigned.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Represents Feeding Matters with a high level of engagement and professionalism in the community.
      • Identifies appropriate grant opportunities.
      • Writes grants and tracks grant cycles and status.
      • Contributes to flawless tracking system for managing all grant reporting to ensure timely submissions.
      • Supports Director of Development in maintaining:

                          -Donor Recognition Policy
                          -Gift Acceptance Policy
                          -Donor Management system

      • Ensures stellar donor stewardship by developing and maintaining relationships with donors in partnership with the Director of Development.
      • Assists with annual fundraising event(s).
      • Supports individual donor cultivation.
      • Assists with organizing and managing the annual direct mail campaign.
      • Engages Civic Community Groups.
      Position Qualifications:

      Qualifications:

      Bachelor's Degree.

      Experience in the nonprofit community for a minimum of 3 years.

      Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.

      Highly organized.

      Self-starter.

      Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products.

      Familiar with Social Media.

      Ability to manage multiple deadlines.

      Salesforce or any donor management system experience preferred.

      How to Apply:

      Send a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Jalenna Francois at jfrancois@feedingmatters.org

      Director of Operations — Camp Colley Foundation (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 8, 2015
      Position Description:

      Immediate opening for Director of Operations for the Camp Colley Foundation, www.campcolley.org., responsible for administering Foundation operations, including communications and finances; fundraising; annual golf tournament; supervising Arizona State University interns; volunteer recruitment and supervision; and more. The Director of Operations reports to the Foundation president acting in behalf of the Board of Directors. Office in City of Phoenix Winship House, 216 W. Portland Street, Phoenix, AZ 85003.

      Position Qualifications:

      Bachelor's degree.

      Skilled with Word, Excel, Quickbooks, database and graphic-design software.

      2-5 years administrative and fundraising experience preferred.

      How to Apply:

      Request full job description and/or mail resume and cover letter to Flo Eckstein, Board President, Camp Colley Foundation: flo@eckstein22.com. Phone: 602-509-7660. 

      Associate Director of Development II — The Nature Conservancy (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 8, 2015
      Position Description:

      The Associate Director of Development II is responsible for building and managing a portfolio of qualified donors and maintaining strong relationships. S/he understands and applies complex principles of developing donor strategies. S/he will be responsible for direct asks to both global and local priorities to meet funding needs. S/he listens for opportunities for gifts of assets or other non-cash gifts, such as planned gifts and trade lands. The ADOD II provides opportunities for donors to receive recognition and increase future giving. S/he involves and engages appropriate partners in the field and at the Worldwide Office, keeping them apprised of interactions, issues and/or concerns, and addresses questions as needed. S/he is capable of featuring the programs of the Conservancy in detailed terms and can confidently discuss legacy giving opportunities. The ADOD II understands project budgets and may build proposal budgets utilizing this knowledge. S/he will develop a referral network as needed and may manage formal and/or informal networks of volunteers. S/he will be required to use the Conservancy's donor database and will participate in the development of proposals.

      Position Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree and 6 years related experience or an equivalent combination.
      • Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with fundraising constituents.
      • Experience in asking for and closing gifts of $50,000 or more.
      • Experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors.
      • Experience working with cross-functional teams, preferably in a large non-profit.
      • Experience working with fundraising principles and practices.
      • Experience, coursework, or other training in current trends in charitable giving in the areas of capital campaigns, major gifts or planned giving.
      • Valid driver license required.
      How to Apply:

      For more information and to apply, visit our Careers page: http://www.nature.org/about-us/careers/index.htm and search for position number 43322.  Submit resume and cover letter as one document. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on July 27, 2015.

      The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

      Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

      The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy's background screening process.

      Development Coordinator — Cancer Support Community Arizona (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      This part-time job, 20-25 hours per week, works as an integral Development team member assisting with special events, marketing, database management, website maintenance and most importantly Social Media. The Development Coordinator will report directly to the Development Director, but also provide support to the Associate Development Director.

      Position Qualifications:

      Qualifications:

      • Bachelor's Degree in communications, marketing, nonprofit leadership or comparable field.

      • Minimum of two years' experience in special events planning and administrative support. This experience may have been obtained through internships or volunteer work.

      Desired Skills:

      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

      • Some donor database knowledge

      • Familiarity with Photoshop, Publisher, PowerPoint

      • Excellent communication skills with people, either inperson or on the phone

      • Above average writing and editing skills

      • Posses high integrity and honesty

      • Ability to take initiative

      • Must be able to climb stairs and lift at least 25lbs.

      How to Apply:

      Send cover letter and resume to Susan Kavanaugh by email to: skavanaugh@cscaz.org

      Director of Major Gifts — Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      Northern Arizona University's Office of University Advancement is seeking a full-time Director of Major Gifts to support a growing fundraising program that combines strong central development staff and constituency-based development officers.  Responsibilities include managing major gift officers, carrying a personal portfolio of major gifts prospects, and supporting the major gifts activities of the University for individuals, corporations, and foundations. The Major Gifts Manager will partner with senior staff to help design and execute a comprehensive development strategy for the university. Other areas of responsibilities may include training staff, preparing budgets and reports, and designing and implementing donor stewardship plans. This position reports to the Associate Vice President for University Advancement (AVP).

      Position Qualifications:

      Minimum Qualifications:

      *           Bachelor's degree

      *           Development/Fundraising: Proven success in development for a mid to large size nonprofit or university. Minimum of 8 years of experience in a comprehensive development program, preferably in higher education. 

      *           Established record of closing significant major gifts ($100,000+).

       

      How to Apply:

      NAU's employment application is now on-line! Please see www.nau.jobs for full job descriptions and details on how to apply!  NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

      Finance and Administrative Manager — Boys Hope Girls Hope (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      Privately funded nonprofit serving youth is seeking a full time finance/administrative manager to oversee financial, HR and administrative/business functions. Experience with QB and nonprofit accounting a must. Responsible for full bookkeeping, financial reporting, business policies and procedures, and general administrative support. Quality organization making a tremendous impact on youth looking for positive team player to handle finance and administrative functions.

      Salary range: $32-35,000 per year.

      Position Qualifications:

      Provide full-charge bookkeeping and financial management utilizing QuickBooks accounting software, following appropriate procedures for internal control, confidentiality and safe keeping/handling of cash, assets and financial information. 
      Accounts Payable - matching, coding, entering and disbursement of checks 
      Accounts Receivable - record deposits into QuickBooks and reconcile with Raiser's Edge fundraising software 
      Cash Management - Manage cash in all agency accounts. 
      Financial Reporting - Compile, analyze and report all financial data, prepare financial statements, present to ED 
      Budget - create, enter and monitor annual budget 
      Grant Reporting - Responsible for financial tracking for grants per funder agreements, working closely with development staff. 
      Serve as liaison to external auditors for annual financial audit.

      How to Apply:

      Interested candidates submit resume and cover letter including salary requirements to http://www.boyshopegirlshope.org/Join/AsAnEmployee/CurrentOpenings.aspx.

      Board of Directors — Camp Swift Youth Foundation (Scottsdale)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      Camp Swift Youth foundation, a small Phoenix-based nonprofit, is looking to add individuals to our Board of Directors who will help to revitalize the organization and move it into long-term sustainability. We are especially in need of individuals with expertise in fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. Strong candidates will be self-driven and willing to take initiative and leadership over projects.

      Position Qualifications:

      Experience with fundraising and/or marketing preferred, but not required. 
      Previous board experience preferred, but not required. 
      Must be willing to contribute a minimum of 10 hours per month.

      How to Apply:

      Please email kaylie@campswift.org for more information on the position.

      School Sales Adviser — New Global Citizens (Tempe)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      New Global Citizens is a global citizenship education organization based in Tempe, AZ. You will be joining at an exciting time as we expand the team and scale the success of our NGC Curriculum and program subscription for middle and high schools. 

      OVERVIEW 
      As the primary member of the Sales Team, your role is to generate new business and introduce more schools to New Global Citizens. Working from our Tempe office, you will contact schools over the phone and expertly demonstrate our educational resources. Full product and curriculum training will be provided. 

      Duties include: 

      • Cold calling schools to generate new leads 
      • Signing up a target percentage to download trial curriculum and NGC Team Boxes 
      • Providing schools with a full demo of the product 
      • Highlighting features and benefits to match each customer's needs 
      • Helping schools fully adopt New Global Citizens by providing assistance with implementation 
      • Following up on trials to provide expertise and build relationships 
      • Closing sales by converting schools and districts to paid subscribers 

      PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS 
      The successful candidate will need to be highly independent, organized and self-motivated. You will need to demonstrate: 

      • You excel at listening, asking questions, and embrace solution-oriented selling. 
      • A great work ethic 
      • Enthusiasm for Global Citizenship Education 
      • Confidence and a natural aptitude for dealing with people 
      • Self-sufficiency, resilience and resourcefulness
      Position Qualifications:

      The ability to flourish in a small team environment is essential. You must be able to: 

      • Take ownership of generating new business 
      • Attend conferences and network to identify prospects and close deals 
      • Meet increasing revenue targets 
      • Understand the K-12 market 
      • Present yourself in a positive and professional way 
      • Be friendly, articulate and polite 
      • Speak confidently and clearly 
      • Listen closely to understand the needs of customers 
      • Quickly build a rapport with people at different levels 
      • Write well, with excellent spelling & grammar 
      • Proficiently use online communication channels
      How to Apply:

      If you believe you have the right skills, please send a cover letter and resume to Maggie Broderick, Operations Manager, atmaggie@newglobalcitizens.org

      Development Assistant — Arizona Humane Society (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      The development assistant will provide customer service and administrative support to the development team. The assistant will provide excellent service to donors, process donations accurately, and keep database information accurate and up-to-date. The assistant will also be involved with special activities and events. This is an entry-level position.

      Position Qualifications:
      1. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. 
      2. Impeccable customer service skills. 
      3. Excellent time management skills; must be able to work well under pressure. 
      4. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 
      5. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook. Familiarity with database software required; experience with Raiser's Edge fundraising preferred. 
      6. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid AZ Driver's License and insurance. 
      7. Other Skills, Abilities and Qualifications: Regular attendance is required. Must be available to occasionally flex work schedule for special events. 
      8. Excellent interpersonal skills.
      How to Apply:

      Please send your resume and cover letter to hr@azhumane.org

      Assistant Director Finance — Community Legal Services (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      Community Legal Services is seeking an individual to provide support to the Finance Department. This position is responsible for overseeing multiple grants, ensuring compliance and managing accounting systems to ensure accurate reporting of financial and programmatic activities. This financial position requires a thorough knowledge of GAAP accounting principles, double entry computerized accounting systems, and specifically, the application of the general ledger as they apply to fund accounting in a non-profit environment. The incumbent acts for and represents the Director of Finance as assigned in specified areas. In addition, this position is responsible for working with management and subject matter experts to help define reporting requirements. The incumbent participates as a team member and works to maintain a positive environment.

      Position Qualifications:

      This position requires a Bachelor's Degree OR equivalent combination of education and experience in accounting, auditing, or financial reporting. Working knowledge of fund accounting principles pertinent to non-profit and governmental accounting is preferred. Strong knowledge of database systems and relational databases. Prior experience in analyzing data and providing recommendations associated with data quality/inconsistencies is a plus. Solid written and oral communication skills; good skills in the area of critical thinking, relationship management, organization and problem solving, good business acumen and the ability to prioritize multiple projects and meeting firm deadlines. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Access and Excel). Experience providing strategic and tactical support to an organization by analyzing and interpreting the data to provide creative solutions using Excel, Access Database and Crystal Reports or any other database programs or systems.

      How to Apply:

      Send resume and cover letter to: 

      Lilly Paniagua-Human Resources Administrator 
      COMMUNITY LEGAL SERVICES 
      lpaniagua@clsaz.org

      Business Manager — Phoenix Chamber Music Society (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:
      • Oversee full cycle of accounting operations. 
      • Oversee cash flow and forecasting 
      • Oversee filing of tax forms including annual 990's and 1099s. 
      • Develop and modify standardized and efficient accounting policies, procedures and protocols. 
      • Serve as business/financial liaison with financial institutions, vendors, consultants, and others. 
      • Analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner. 
      • Coordinate the annual budget development process 
      • Manage all aspects of the audit including preparation of all audit schedules and responding to audit inquiries. 
      • Prepare all financial reporting materials and metrics for PCMS and the board of directors; prepare and communicate monthly and annual financial statements. 
      • Pay all approved invoices 

      Part-time Independent contractor position - 20-30 hours per month

      Position Qualifications:

      Business Manager to handle all financial aspects of Phoenix Chamber Music Society. Position reports to the Treasurer of the Board. Part-time Independent contractor position 

      Individual will have the following: 

      • Good understanding of non-profit business operations 
      • Relevant technical knowledge and skills related to accounting and financial management systems. 
      • Advanced Excel skills and knowledge of Quickbooks. 
      • Experience preparing for and managing financial audit. 
      • Knowledge of internal control procedures and practices. 
      • Strong planning, administrative, organizational, personnel and budget management skills. 

      Degree in business, finance or other appropriate discipline plus five or more years of financial management experience preferably in non-profits.

      How to Apply:

      Please send resume and cover letter to PCMsociety@aol.com. Additional information can be found atwww.phoenixchambermusic.org or by calling 602-252-0095. Mailed resumes and cover letter can be sent to P. O. Box 34235, Phoenix, AZ 85067

      Communications Professional — Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 6, 2015
      Position Description:

      Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest (LSS-SW) seeks an experienced and creative team member with superb communication skills to create, implement and coordinate messages around our compelling story of care for the most vulnerable in Arizona. This position will play an essential role in growing and maintaining LSS-SW's philanthropic efforts as well as raising public awareness of our vital work throughout Arizona. 

      Key Responsibilities 

      • Create a comprehensive communication and marketing plan seeking consistency with the overall LSS-SW brand, maintaining and promote tone, feel and uniformity of messages with internal and external audiences. 
      • Initiate, coordinate and maintain relationships with communication staff and volunteers across the four divisions and their programs seeking consistent branding and messaging. 
      • Support and message special events to promote the LSS-SW brand. 
      • Craft internal and external communications including newsletters, stories of interest, appeal letters, and appreciation correspondence. 
      • Build and maintain social media presence, as well as multi-channel communications, including Facebook, Twitter, website, email communications, video stories, Constant Contact. 
      • Develop communication strategies surrounding campaigns like AZ Gives, Giving Tuesday, AZ Tax Credit, monthly awareness, advocacy and other special events.
      Position Qualifications:

      Qualifications 

      • Commitment to and passion for the Lutheran Social Services mission. 
      • Team player, self-starter, strong interpersonal skills, and ability to work with diverse populations across program areas. 
      • Successful project management ability that includes organizing, multi-tasking, prioritizing and meeting deadlines. 
      • Familiarity and use of social media and other web design and editing tools like Square Space and Constant Contact. 
      • Excellent writing, grammatical and interpersonal communication skills. 
      • Demonstrated ability in relationship building and influencing skills with diverse populations. 
      • Understanding and appreciation for a philanthropic culture and faith-based nonprofit agencies. 
      • Flexibility to work occasional evenings or weekends as necessary. 
      • Preference for candidate who has experience with video stories.
      How to Apply:

      To be considered, send a cover letter and resume to: ecrepinsek@lss-sw.org. Include the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

      Business Manager — Phoenix Chamber Music Society (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 6, 2015
      Position Description:

      The Business Manager is responsible for the financial operations of the organization, with primary areas of responsibility including general accounting (including financial audit), financial analysis & budgeting, and all compliance issues. The Business Manager will report to the Board. This position is part-time.

       

      POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

      • Oversee full cycle of accounting operations. Assist as needed with daily bookkeeping operations.
      • Oversee cash flow and forecasting
      • Oversee filing of tax forms including annual 990's (with external CPA Firm) and 1099s.
      • Develop and modify standardized and efficient accounting policies, procedures and protocols.
      • Serve as business/financial liaison with financial institutions, vendors, consultants, and others.
      • Analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner.
      • Coordinate the annual budget development process
      • Coordinate the preparation and submission of grant applications.
      • Manage all aspects of the audit including preparation of all audit schedules and responding to audit inquiries.
      • Prepare all financial reporting materials and metrics for PCMS and the board of directors; prepare and communicate monthly and annual financial statements.
      Position Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in business, finance or other appropriate discipline, plus four to five years of relevant financial management experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
      • Good understanding of non-profit business operations
      • Relevant technical knowledge and skills related to accounting and financial management systems.
      • Knowledge of MatchMaker software database system
      • Advanced Excel skills and knowledge of Quickbooks.
      • Experience preparing for and managing both financial audits.
      • Knowledge of internal control procedures and practices.
      • Strong planning, administrative, organizational, personnel and budget management skills.
      • Ability to deal effectively with and represent PCMS to a wide range of constituents skills.
      How to Apply:

      Applications accepted through July 30, 2015, at Phoenix Chamber Music Society, P.O.Box 34235, Phoenix, AZ, 85067 orjcrummhorn@aol.com.

      Loan Officer — International Rescue Committee (Glendale)

      Date Posted: July 6, 2015
      Position Description:

      Background/IRC Summary: 
      Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a leading, non-sectarian, non-profit organization providing emergency relief, protection, rehabilitation assistance, resettlement services, and advocacy for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict. Domestically, our 22 offices across the U.S. ensure new arrivals have food, shelter, and clothing, and work with refugees to help them gain self-sufficiency. 
      The IRC's Economic Empowerment team helps newly arrived refugees and other low-income individuals reach self-sufficiency by finding entry-level employment and progress to living wage jobs, learn basic financial management skills and build assets, and start small businesses. 

      The Loan Officer will work closely with all Economic Empowerment programs to ensure that clients have access to the business and consumer loan products they need to move towards economic self-sufficiency. 

      Major Responsibilities: 

      • Administer auto loan program and ensure all applications have been compiled and submitted in a timely manner; work effectively in partnership with Employment Specialists to ensure that clients are able to access the auto loan program. 
      • Work in partnership with Microenterprise Business Program Coordinator to prepare business loan applications. 
      • Provide thorough underwriting for all loans 
      • Present loan deals to the IRC Loan Committee
      Position Qualifications:

      Job Requirements: 
      Education: 

      • Bachelor's degree in a related field required 

      Work Experience: 

      • 1 year + experience with loan underwriting in a community-based organization strongly preferred 
      • 2-3 years experience with client counseling, case management, or coaching strongly preferred 
      • 2-3 years experience in the non-profit sector strongly preferred 

      Demonstrated Skills and Competencies: 

      • Previous multi-cultural experience and demonstrated ability to communicate well with people of varied backgrounds strongly preferred. 
      • Strong attention to detail 
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to make presentations required 
      • Demonstrated skills with reporting and tracking information in a database. 
      • Demonstrated experience underwriting loans in a community-based setting is strongly preferred 

      Language Skills: 

      • Proficiency in a refugee language is an asset
      How to Apply:

      To apply for this or other positions, please visit our website and search for open positions in Phoenix, AZ:http://www.rescue.org/careers

      Chief Philanthropy Officer — A New Leaf (Mesa)

      Date Posted: July 2, 2015
      Position Description:

      The Chief Philanthropy Officer for A New Leaf reports to the Deputy CEO with guidance and direction from the CEO. He/she works closely with the CEO and Deputy CEO, the Executive Vice President of Programs, the Board of Directors, and the Philanthropy staff to secure the funds needed to advance the programs of A New Leaf. As lead strategist, he/she will create and guide the implementation of a multi-year plan for increasing voluntary revenue to support the mission of the organization and enable the chapter to meet its aggressive growth goals. 
      *Expand the existing Philanthropy program by further diversifying revenue sources. 
      *Develop and steward donor relationships to increase the base of support from current and potential donors. 
      *Work with the CEO/Deputy CEO as well as with individual board members to best cultivate relationships. 
      *Provide comprehensive leadership, accountability and mentoring to the fundraising team as a group and individually. 
      *Oversee the management of an accurate and up-to-date donor database to ensure acknowledgments, recognition and proper stewardship. 
      *Assist in the development of an annual operating budget and maintain timely reports on budget to actual for the executive team and Board of Directors. 
      *Assist in the development of an annual operating budget and maintain timely reports on budget to actual for the executive team and Board of Directors. 
      *Perform other duties as assigned.

      Position Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree or higher in marketing, business, or non-profit fundraising. 
      • Seven to ten years leadership experience in a similar, all-encompassing role is required. 
      • CFRE preferred. 
      • Fundraising training courses. 
      • Valid driver's license with a clean 39 month motor vehicle record. 
      • Class One Fingerprint Clearance Card or the ability to obtain one.
      How to Apply:

      Submit a cover letter and resume via mail or email. 
      Mail to A New Leaf, 868 E. University Dr., Mesa, AZ 85203-8033. 
      Email to TTaj@turnanewleaf.org.

      Arizona Events Manager — American Liver Foundation (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 2, 2015
      Position Description:

      PRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE: The individual will be responsible for fundraising development and work under the direction of the Executive Director to ensure the success of the division's special events initiatives and to achieve its financial goals. The individual will also participate in and manage the establishment of systems and protocols for the division Liver Life Walk/Flavors/Challenge event fundraising. 

      * Overseeing all elements of fundraising activities 
      * Recruiting corporate sponsors and building relationships with company representatives 
      * Recruiting walk teams and committees 
      * Identifying target audiences and building appropriate marketing and recruitment strategies for participants and volunteers 
      * Conducting and coordinating all logistical aspects of events 
      * Training and cultivating volunteers for all events 
      * Implementing plans for assigned fundraising events 
      * Adhering to ALF campaign standards 
      * Coordinating promotional, marketing and media activities 
      * Preparing and maintaining financial records and statistical reports 
      * Monitoring and forecasting of each event/activity budget 
      * Assisting in the development and implementation of other division activities

      Position Qualifications:

      * Minimum of 3 years work experience in meeting fundraising goals 
      * Non-profit walk experience preferred 
      * Highly effective organization, multi-tasking, attention to detail, oral & written communication, negotiation, results-driven, and interpersonal skills 
      * Team Player-committed to promoting the growth and success of ALF & the division 
      * High value on integrity, operate with a sense of urgency and driven by self-motivation
      * Proficiency in MS Office applications, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 
      * Must be comfortable on the phone and talking with diverse constituents 
      * Ability to work flexible schedule with occasional night/or weekend with some travel 
      * Reliable transportation, valid DL, insurance required 
      * Ability to lift 25lbs and stand for extended periods of time

      How to Apply:

      Position is located in Phoenix, Arizona. Please submit cover letter, salary requirements and resume to Ashley Drew at adrew@liverfoundation.org.

      Director of Philanthropy — American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation of Arizona (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 2, 2015
      Position Description:

      The ACLU Foundation of Arizona is seeking an ambitious, dynamic, and experienced fundraiser to serve as our Director of Philanthropy (DP). In celebration of our 100th anniversary in 2020, we are embarking on a nationwide fundraising campaign to build the political power necessary to energize the fight for civil liberties and protect our wins for years to come. This ambitious effort presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced fund-raising professional to lead efforts to sizably increase investments made in the ACLU to expand our core legal programs, launch issue-based advocacy campaigns and amplify our public engagement in Arizona, one of 12 trend-setting and influential states where these strategic reforms to build our political advocacy capacity will take place. The right candidate will provide visionary, strategic leadership to build lifelong relationships with donors with the goal of generating transformational gifts to support ACLU-AZ's current and future strategic goals.

      Position Qualifications:

      *Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of the ACLU's mission and principles. 
      *Six years related experience, with progressive responsibility and a proven track record of securing visits with prospective donors, and soliciting, closing, and stewarding major gifts in the $10,000 plus range. 
      *Experience converting new donors/prospects into major donors, and experience soliciting special, multi-year campaign commitments and planned gifts also is preferred. 
      *Extensive management experience, including the ability to motivate, lead, set objectives and foster an environment of creativity and professional growth. 

      For a complete job description listing all qualifications desired, visit our website atwww.acluaz.org/about-us/employment

      How to Apply:

      Submit resume, cover letter describing your interest in this position, and ways you satisfy the qualifications specified to info@acluaz.org. Please include a copy of one short piece that you wrote, preferably for fundraising purposes. Note "DP Search" in the subject line and specify where you found this posting.

      Assistant Director Finance — Community Legal Services (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 2, 2015
      Position Description:

      Community Legal Services is seeking an individual to provide support to the Finance Department. This position is responsible for overseeing multiple grants, ensuring compliance and managing accounting systems to ensure accurate reporting of financial and programmatic activities. This financial position requires a thorough knowledge of GAAP accounting principles, double entry computerized accounting systems, and specifically, the application of the general ledger as they apply to fund accounting in a non-profit environment. The incumbent acts for and represents the Director of Finance as assigned in specified areas. In addition, this position is responsible for working with management and subject matter experts to help define reporting requirements. The incumbent participates as a team member and works to maintain a positive environment.

      Position Qualifications:

      This position requires a Bachelor's Degree OR equivalent combination of education and experience in accounting, auditing, or financial reporting. Working knowledge of fund accounting principles pertinent to non-profit and governmental accounting is preferred. Strong knowledge of database systems and relational databases. Prior experience in analyzing data and providing recommendations associated with data quality/inconsistencies is a plus. Solid written and oral communication skills; good skills in the area of critical thinking, relationship management, organization and problem solving, good business acumen and the ability to prioritize multiple projects and meeting firm deadlines. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Access and Excel). Experience providing strategic and tactical support to an organization by analyzing and interpreting the data to provide creative solutions using Excel, Access Database and Crystal Reports or any other database programs or systems

      How to Apply:

      Send resume and cover letter to: 

      Lilly Paniagua-Human Resources Administrator 
      COMMUNITY LEGAL SERVICES 
      lpaniagua@clsaz.org

      Public Relations/Marketing/Communications

      Marketing Intern — Arizona YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 22, 2015
      Position Description:

      Objective:            The Marketing Intern will be responsible for assisting the organization in the development and implementation of its marketing, development, and public relations plans. This will be accomplished through developing, maintaining and expanding marketing channels/methodologies to the community, Women’s Organizations, senior industry and the public at large.

      Reports to:          CEO & Director of Development

        Primary Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

      • Identify all grantors that fund Women’s Empowerment, Senior Programs, Senior Hunger, and Financial Education

      • Create a comprehensive grant calendar for $1,600,000 in potential funding

      • Create monthly marketing and public relations calendar for YWCA events and programs

      • Post Social Media notices for events and programs

      • Assist with customizing and then distributing press releases

      • Help to create Annual Giving and Special Events Collateral

      • Preparation for Fall/Winter events

          • Young Women’s Forum “Your Social Media Brand” October 7, 2015

          • Women’s Empowerment “Women in Healthcare” November 4, 2015

          • Young Women's Forum "Polishing your Professional Image" January 12, 2016
          • Women's Empowerment "Women Building Arizona"  January 27, 2016
          •  Tribute to Leadership February 13, 2016          

      Resources Available:

      • Dedicated workspace in a fun, engaging environment

      • Software

      • Previous reports/documents

      • Budget

      • Collaboration with Web Master, Marketing Encore Fellow, Development Director

      Benefits:

      • Free attendance to YWCA Women's Empowerment & Young Women's Forum events for 2015-16

      • Letter of Reference upon positive completion of Internship

      • Social Networking Opportunities

      • This position is an excellent opportunity for students seeking to gain experience in a nonprofit setting
      Position Qualifications:

        Skills Needed for Position:

      • A positive attitude and willingness to learn new things

      • Proficient computer skills: word, excel, publisher, & power-point

      • Strong writing skills

      • Graphic arts and photography skills a plus

      Hours:                  Hours can vary based on availability

      Location:             Arizona  YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix

                                   2999 North 44th Street, Suite 250  Phoenix, AZ 85018

      How to Apply:

      YWCA Interested candidate should submit a resume, cover letter and availability to Bridget Costello, Director of Development via email to bridget.costello@ywcaaz.org.  Finalists will be contacted for an interview.

       

      Director of Community Engagement — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 22, 2015
      Position Description:

      Position Summary: Dynamic Opportunity to Change lives!  Join our team and become part of a 60 year old tradition in the Valley!   We witness the mission of the organization in action every single day.    

       The Director of Community Engagement is responsible for developing and maintaining partnerships within the community to encourage support of the agency.

       Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Identify industries, demographics, or geographic areas with high potential and develop partnerships through a comprehensive campaign toward potentially volunteer-rich and financially stable corporations in the community
      • Engage potential volunteers/corporate partners with the variety of ways to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona, including corporate grants/gifts, event sponsorships, clothing drives and volunteer opportunities
      • Conduct public relations activities to include but not limited to- agency write ups, group presentations, corporate and company events, employee benefit and recognition programs for corporate and community partners
      • Assist with activities that contribute, directly or indirectly, to overall fund development
      • Hire, supervise and evaluate the Community Relations Specialist(s) to ensure recruitment goals are achieved
      • Hire, supervise and evaluate the Community Partnerships Coordinator  on developing strategies and partnerships for Think Big, and managing those relationships
      • Lead marketing and public relations efforts to produce comprehensive marketing pieces that are visually appealing and accurately communicate our mission.
      •  Design, create and coordinate production of marketing/promotional materials including but not limited to brochures, annual report, fliers, website updates and other collateral materials used in our Recruitment, Program, and Development efforts
      • Assist as needed at organization's activities/events
      Position Qualifications:

       Education: (Minimum & preferred educational requirements necessary to perform this job successfully):

      • Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree from an Accredited University.

       Related Work Experience:

      • 3-5 year proven track record in development or in appropriate transferable responsibilities
      • Experience in a leadership & people management role

       Skills and Knowledge:

      • Demonstrated strengths in efficiency, timeliness, multi-tasking, and attention-to-detail
      • Excellent communications skills, emphasizing the ability to listen and hear others
      • Proficient computer skills (equivalent to keyboarding at 45 wpm), MS Office Suite
      • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
      • Demonstrated integrity
      How to Apply:

      Send Resume and Cover letter to:  M stilwell@bbbsaz.org or apply on jobin.com

      Business Development — Challenger Space Center (Peoria)

      Date Posted: July 16, 2015
      Position Description:

      Challenger is seeking a dynamic, motivated and experienced Business Development professional (s) to seek out corporate sponsorships. This successful Individual will build strong, mutually beneficial relationships with donors and prospects; develop a comprehensive strategy to expand the number, size and frequency of contributions that meet and exceed revenue goals; and identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward prospects; and complete other duties as assigned. A strong commitment to serving the STEM Community is essential in order to help our organization build relationships capable of growing support through corporate sponsorships, annual fundraiser and special events. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Operations and Development.

      Position Qualifications:
      • Must be a highly energetic, organized professional with a track record of building Business relationships through sponsorship cultivation and stewardship.
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential to the successful execution of job responsibilities.
      • Ability to multi-task and produce high-quality work while meeting deadlines is essential.
      • Bachelor's Degree in nonprofit management, marketing or business with a minimum of three to five years of experience in Business Development position is desired.
      • Able to work some nights and weekends.

      Successful candidate must  be able to pass a criminal background check

      Compensation:

      • Salary base plus commission
      • Medical, Dental, life insurance and 401k
      • Vacation and Holidays
      How to Apply:

      Send Resume and cover letter to information@azchallenger.net

      Assistant House Manager — Chandler Center for the Arts (Chandler)

      Date Posted: July 8, 2015
      Position Description:

      This position is a part-time, non-benefited position with no set hours.  Primary work functions happen on Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays. Under the direction of the Front of House Coordinator, this position assists the House Manager during events at the Chandler Center for the Arts.  The Assistant House Manager is responsible for monitoring and assisting with volunteers and overseeing front of house activities during events.  The Assistant House Manager must be able to work well with paid staff and volunteers to ensure smooth operation of front of house and outstanding customer service to patrons at Chandler Center for the Arts. 

      Position Qualifications:

      Minimum Qualifications Required

      • Able to stand for long periods of time
      • Willing to work long hours if needed
      • Ability to see and navigate stairs in a theatre

       

      Preferred/Desirable Qualifications

      • Six months or more of      customer service and/or event experience
      • High school diploma      or GED
      • Basic knowledge of Front      of House operations for performing arts venues
      • Ability to set      priorities, remain calm and handle possible emergency situations
      • Effectively present      information to a wide variety of contacts including patrons, artists,      media, etc.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities

      • Supervises      approximately 20-40 volunteers at performances and events
      • Coordinates show      requirements with House Manager and Front of House Coordinator
      • Responsible for      preparing house reports, incident and accident reports and volunteer      orientations
      • Monitors theatre,      lobbies and restrooms in case of emergency situations, handles questions,      comments and complaints that may occur during the pre-show, performance,      intermission and post-show      
      • Ability to learn and      train others on theatre seating and scanning procedures
      • Excellent customer      service and communication skills and positive attitude
      • Maintains high standards for interacting with patrons, staff and volunteers
      • Other duties as      assigned

       

      How to Apply:

      Please submit a resume by email, fax or mail to:

       

      Susan Patterson

      Front of House Coordinator

      Chandler Center for the Arts

      250 North Arizona Avenue

      Chandler, Arizona  85225

      susan.patterson@chandleraz.gov

      Marketing and Communications Coordinator — Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      PRIMARY JOB DUTIES:

      Serve as the Chamber's traffic coordinator, overseeing the production of promotional materials such as event collateral, advertising copy and e-newsletters.

      Process and manage media buys, including print, radio and online. Coordinate and manage media schedules and placement instructions.

      Produce and manage content on all social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Measure and report on the impact of social media programs in an effort to maximize results.

      Manage update requests to the Chamber's website utilizing Drupal and work with the Data Analyst to ensure updates are made in a timely manner.

      REQUIREMENTS:

      Professional Intellect

      Demonstrates a strong working knowledge of all aspects necessary to ensure that marketing and communications team functions are performed effectively.

      Seeks out opportunities to expand related knowledge and skills through formal and/or informal education.

      Actively looks for opportunities to improve processes and shares these ideas with the Marketing and Communications Director.

      Culture of Collaboration

      Communicates in a strong, positive and effective manner, both verbally and non-verbally.

      Consistently demonstrates honesty, integrity and respect for others.

      Demonstrates the behaviors of an effective leader:

      Encourages others' opinions and perspectives.

      - Seeks input from others.

      - Compromises to ensure an optimal solution for clients and team.

      Establishes and maintains effective relationships with Chamber employees and members:

      - Offers assistance and support.

      - Keeps commitments and follows through on promises.

      Accountability

      Demonstrates a high level of personal accountability:

      - Takes a hands-on approach to projects, processes and management.

      - Completes assigned work within acceptable quality standards and established timeframes.

      - Adheres to established policies, procedures, standards, guidelines and regulations and interprets these for team members.

      - Receives and provides constructive feedback and integrates to improve personal and organizational performance.

      - Utilizes time effectively, ensuring that all work hours are used for work-related activities.

      Safeguards organizational resources by:

      - Utilizes resources such as time, equipment, supplies and people appropriately and effectively.

      - Helps others to understand the financial impact of decisions.

      - Identifies ways to increase efficiency and lower costs, and facilitating this feedback from team members.

      - Recognizes the importance of each employee's role in the success of the organization and working to support it.

      Makes decisions based on appropriate and available data.

      Understands that information and expertise are keys to the success of the Chamber. Works judiciously to protect confidential information and to share expertise with others.

      Position Qualifications:

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.

      Bachelor's degree, with a focus on marketing, advertising or communications strongly preferred.

      At least two (2) years of full-time experience working as a journalist, public relations, marketing or advertising agency creative staff member.

      Knowledge of traditional marketing disciplines as well as new trends in marketing, especially social media, digital and event marketing.

      Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.

      Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects effectively.

      How to Apply:

      If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to hr@phoenixchamber.com

      Internship — Gabriel's Angels (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 6, 2015
      Position Description:

      Gabriel's Angels is seeking an Intern to join our team to work on social media activities and communications, our annual Salud! Signature Wine Dinner and any other Development activities. 
      To support the Chief Development Officer in all aspects of external communication and event management for more than one activity at a time; includes such functions as the following: 

      • Updates to social media sites 
      • Coordinate e-newsletter (Constant Contact) 
      • Assist in event planning, including: auction coordination; collateral distribution; volunteer recruitment and management; event day duties as assigned; event wrap up 
      • Assist in creation and execution of online fundraising campaigns
      Position Qualifications:
      • Computer skills - Excel & Word required 
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
      • Positive attitude and enjoys working with people 
      • Experience with event planning and/or non-profit volunteering a plus 
      • Very responsible and follows through with commitments 
      • Must be able to lift 35+lbs. 
      • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation necessary
      How to Apply:

      Email cover letter and resume to mshipitofsky@gabrielsangels.org. No phone calls, please.

      Information Technology/Technical Support

      Data Analyst — United Way of Tucson (Tucson)

      Date Posted: July 17, 2015
      Position Description:

      The Cradle to Career Partnership (C2C) of Pima County serves as a catalyst for working together, across sectors, and along the educational continuum to drive better results in education, for every child from cradle to career. This is a full time position for a motivated individual with a high level of initiative, excellent management, communication, organizational and facilitation skills.

       To advance the goals of C2C, the Data Analyst will play three key roles: 1) Manage the development and continual updating of the annual community report card; 2) Develop platforms and processes to increase the accessibility and usability of data by networks and the C2C Leadership Council; and 3) Support the development and implementation of collaborative action plans around core outcomes and build the capacity for Change Networks to engage in the practice of continuous improvement.

       ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

       Synthesize relevant education data into clear messaging, outlining progress and remaining challenges.

      • Establish an easy replicable process for completing the annual report card so the reporting becomes part of standard work related to education in the region.
      • Develop and cultivate relationships with community stakeholders, including leaders in education, business, faith, nonprofit, philanthropic, and civic sectors.
      • Assist in other C2C Partnership activities and events as needed.
      • Assist in other United Way initiatives and meetings as needed. 
      • Review data to determine key questions that need to be answered and help establish, with the support of the Partnership Data and Research Support Council, how to answer these questions.
      • Develop platforms and processes to increase the accessibility and usability of data by Individual Agency Partners, Change Networks and Leadership Council.
      • Provide technical assistance to Change Networks regarding defining, collecting, reporting and analyzing common metrics.
      • Lead the Data & Research Support Council of the Partnership as well as recruit necessary partners to it.
      • Present the data from and progress of the Partnership's Change Networks via both written reports and oral presentations at large and small group meetings with various outside stakeholders (foundations, media, etc).
      • Develop expertise in continuous improvement methods and tools to educate and support Change Networks.
      • Monitor and document progress of Change Networks.
      • Cultivate strong relationships with key data staff within government agencies and community organizations.
      • Manage the C2C Data Support Council and volunteer data analysts to provide a continuum of seamless support for networks.
      Position Qualifications:

      EDUCATION, JOB KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

      Education & Experience

      Bachelor's degree required with 5 or more years of relevant work experience. Masters degree preferred. Experience in continuous improvement preferred. Demonstrated success in facilitating multidisciplinary or multi-organizational teams desired.

       Knowledge & Technical Skills Excellent project management and organizational skills; ability to manage details and work independently; excellent written and oral communication skills and strong interpersonal skills required. Strong knowledge of early education and K-12 landscape and issues highly desired. Demonstrated passion for the transformative power of education will be a key qualification for any applicant.

      COMPETENCIES

      Leadership Oversees the work of the Partnership's Data and Research Support Council by recruiting and engaging partners; facilitating the work of this support council; providing advice and counsel to both the governing body and the learning committees which support network initiatives in the early childhood, K-12, Re-Engagement, Post-Secondary Education and Career Attainment areas. Coaches, facilitates, and provides technical assistance to community partners to maintain momentum, achieve objectives and complete deliverables, utilizing a continuous improvement process and tools.

      Communication Maintains communication and works collaboratively with volunteers and/or other data analysts to provide support for networks of community partners; ability to communicate with diverse groups and "translate" vocabulary/jargon across sectors. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, strong presentation skills, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.

      Problem Solving Ability to address and overcome complex issues to achieve desired results; great listener and seeks substantial input before making key decisions. Must have demonstrated ability to tactfully handle stressful situations, negotiate and resolve conflicts, maintain confidentiality and to respect and observe organizational protocol.

      Planning & Organizing Facilitates the planning activities of community partners aligned with the Partnership's priority strategy project work; and assists in convening and organizing partners to develop evidence based continuous improvement action plans.

      Embracing Change Champions change and provides tools to assist community partners in accelerating the change management process necessary to implement and sustain their proposed improvements.

      Teamwork/Collaboration Reinforces collaborative approach in work with Partnership committees, staff, and other organizational partners to move the Partnership's work forward and achieve its vision, mission and goals. Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with United Way staff at all levels, volunteers from diverse backgrounds, state and local government and philanthropic organizations, donors, community partners, and independent contractors.

      Travel

      Must have ability to travel to work in a variety of locations throughout the metropolitan Tucson area and other parts of the state when required.

      CONFIDENTIAL DATA

      This position has access to sensitive and confidential information, and is trusted to maintain these files and documents properly. These documents include, but are not limited to, financial information, grantee information and other business related material. Failure to safeguard this information could result in a loss of trust and reputation internally and externally.

      PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

      Low physical effort required to sit, stand at files, bend, stoop, lift, and walk. Maximum unassisted lift = 35lbs. Requires ability to use a keyboard, monitor and calculator. Also requires the ability to communicate verbally, both in person and on the telephone.

      How to Apply:

      Thank you for your interest in this position.  Please email your resume and cover letter to:

      jdenigris@unitedwaytucson.org

      Course Dontent Developer — ASU Preparatory Academy (Tempe)

      Date Posted: July 17, 2015
      Position Description:

      POSITION SUMMARY:  The course content developer is responsible for the course development of blended learning courses. This position will focus on both the content of the course and the educational design of the course.

      DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

      • Work with the technology integration specialist, ASU Prep faculty/subject matter experts, and instructional designers to develop all of the components of the blended learning courses

      • Write learning objectives

      • Develop core course materials

      • Create innovative and engaging materials

      • Facilitate video introductions and lessons

      • Align content to the highest quality assessments and validating the correctness of the content 

      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

      • Comprehensive content knowledge in math.

      • Ability to complete thorough and accurate work

      • Ability to manage time effectively to meet aggressive project timelines and produce high-quality results

      • Responsive to feedback and collaboration

      • Experience with educational technology, teaching strategies, and online course development

      • Strong oral, written, and online communication skills

      • Ability to attend meetings at various locations

      Position Qualifications:

      QUALIFICATIONS: 

      • Bachelor's degree in education, educational technology, instructional design or similar field

      • Experience in education, educational technology, instructional design or similar field

      • Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

      How to Apply:

      To apply:  Please visit http://asuprep.asu.edu/careers, complete an online application and submit a resume.

      Software Systems Engineer, Senior, Vacancy 602133 — Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff, AZ)

      Date Posted: July 8, 2015
      Position Description:

      Northern Arizona University is looking to hire a Software Systems Engineer, Senior within the Information Technology Services Department. This position will work as a member of a team of Microsoft Enterprise Windows Systems Administrators responsible for maintaining NAU's critical enterprise Windows server in a 7x24 environment. This position will spend at least half their time developing in .NET and the remaining time administering our Windows Web Servers.  Major services currently supported include Active Directory, Exchange 2010, Skype for Business Server 2015, SharePoint 2013 Enterprise, Cisco Firewall Services, SQL Servers, Hyper-V 2012 R2 Cluster, IIS Web Services, File Share Services, VPN, and Windows Media and Flash Media servers.  This team maintains and administers 175+ Windows servers.

      The department and team culture encourages a strong work-life balance.  This position offers a generous benefits package that includes excellent medical/dental/vision plan options, paid vacation and additional paid sick leave, along with 10 paid holidays each year. A tuition reduction is also available for employees and qualified dependents; all within the high-altitude pine forests of Flagstaff, Arizona.

      Annual Salary: $82,085

      Application Deadline: August 10, 2015 at 11:59 pm

      Position Qualifications:

      Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field and three years of experience with Windows Server administration; OR, Associate's degree in Computer Science or related field and four years of experience with Windows Server administration; OR, Five years of experience with Windows Server administration; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

      How to Apply:

      Please see http://nau.jobs for full job descriptions and details on how to apply online!  NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

      Legal

      Legal Assistant I — Alliance Defending Freedom (Scottsdale)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      Alliance Defending Freedom is an alliance-building legal organization that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith. Please visit www.AllianceDefendingFreedom.org/Careers to view our Statement of Faith and Guiding Principles. We are currently seeking candidates of the highest caliber for the following position: 
      Alliance Defending Freedom is seeking a highly professional Legal Assistant located in our Scottsdale, AZ office supporting Center of Life attorneys in Arizona and Colorado. Familiarity with basic constitutional law is required. You will be proficient in MS Office software including Word, Excel and Outlook and have demonstrated administrative and communication skills. Prior experience as a legal assistant is preferred. 
      Through your attention to detail, organizational and proven communication skills, you will support the legal staff with administrative duties including, but not limited to, answering the phone and greeting guests, legal research, preparing correspondence and legal documents in a timely manner, assist attorneys in court during trial, impeccable application of court procedural rules, proofreading and editing documents, maintaining files, calendaring court dates, and coordinating meeting and travel arrangements. As a full-time Legal Assistant, you will be expected to occasionally put in the extra time it takes to help the legal staff meet litigation deadlines.

      Position Qualifications:
      • Strong administrative skills; 
      • Proven excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; 
      • Strong organizational and attention to details skills; 
      • Ability to professionally handle confidential information; 
      • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and achieve deadline goals in a fast-paced environment; 
      • Ability to work independently and with a team; 
      • Strong computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Internet Explorer; 
      • Typing skills: 70+ WPM.
      How to Apply:

      Thank you for your interest in Alliance Defending Freedom. Please click on the link below if you are interested in learning more about this position and submitting your application. 

      http://www.alliancedefendingfreedom.org/about/careers/listings

      Maintenance/Facilities/Food Service

      Food Pantry Assistant — Tempe Community Action Agency (Tempe)

      Date Posted: July 28, 2015
      Position Description:

      Assist the Food Pantry Manager in the provision of the Food Pantry and related services to clients.  Tasks include the pick-up, organization, packaging, and distribution of food and related goods.  Primary services to be provided to low income individuals and families, senior citizens (Food Plus) boxes, and Emergency Food Boxes as needed.

      Position Qualifications:

      Experience:Knowledge of and sensitivity of the needs of our clients.

      Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.  Related experience desirable.

      License/Certifications: a valid AZ driver's license with a good driving record.

      Additional Requirement:  Food Handlers Card and ability to lift and transfer 50 lbs. or more

      This position is Part Time

      How to Apply:

      Please send your resume to Kathye@tempeaction.org

      HOME DELIVERED MEAL PROGRAM ASSISTANT — Tempe Community Action Agency (Tempe)

      Date Posted: July 28, 2015
      Position Description:

      Assist in the coordination and implementation of the Home Delivered Meal Program and related services. The Home Delivered Meal Program provides hot nutritious lunches and monitors the well-being of isolated elderly and disabled adults, helping them maintain their independence and avoid premature institutionalization.

      Position Qualifications:

      Education:  Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.  Related experience and/or education preferred.

      License/Certifications: a valid AZ driver's license with a good driving record, and reliable transportation to use in performance of job.  Must provide proof of liability coverage for your vehicle.

      Examples of Physical and/or Mental Activities: Physical capability to perform the job, which includes loading meal carriers and food boxes into vehicle, carrying food boxes into homes, driving own vehicle, and repeated movement to deliver meals to individual homes.

      Ability to work effectively in crisis situations.

      Additional Requirement:  DPS Level One Fingerprint clearance card. (can obtain when hired)

      Food Handlers Card (can obtain when hired)

       

      How to Apply:

      Send resume to Kathyf@tempeaction .org

      Bus Driver — Tempe Community Action Agency (Tempe )

      Date Posted: July 28, 2015
      Position Description:

      Working with the Site Manager to coordinate the transportation of participants to and from the senior center for activities and lunch. Provide transportation for special events and activities.

      Position Qualifications:

                         

      • Must work well with Seniors
      • Current Driver's License
      • Level 1 finger print clearance
      • CPR and First Aide Certified
      • Complete a Bus Training Program.

       

      How to Apply:

       Send resume to Jan Nicpon, Director of Senior Services at jann@tempeaction.org

      Custodial Assistant — Chandler Center for the Arts (Chandler)

      Date Posted: July 9, 2015
      Position Description:

      This position is a part-time, non-benefited position with no set hours.  The Custodial Assistant will be asked to work primarily on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays but not limited to weekends. The Custodial Assistant may also be called to fill in during the week. Hours may change during the time of service to meet the demands of the events.  Under the direction of the Front of House Coordinator, the Custodial Assistant will report to the  Lead Custodian during events at the Chandler Center for the Arts.  The Custodial Assistant is responsible for cleaning and helping to maintain the facility before, during and after events.  The Custodial Assistant must be able to work well with paid staff, volunteers and clients to ensure the smooth operation of all events.

      Position Qualifications:

      Minimum Qualifications Required

      • Able to stand for long periods of time
      • Willing to work long hours if needed
      • Ability to lift 50 pounds or more
      • Prompt, reliable and dependable

       

      Preferred/Desirable Qualifications

      • Six months or more of custodial and event set up experience
      • High school diploma or GED
      • Effective communication skills including interpreting written instructions
      • Ability to clean and maintain theaters, backstage spaces, offices, gallery and outdoor areas

       

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities

      • Cleans theaters, backstage spaces, offices and gallery
      • Works with cleaning fluids and chemicals using normal protective equipment
      • Uses machinery such as carpet cleaners and floor scrubbers
      • Coordinates with other custodians and staff regarding set up and tasks for events
      • Responsible for maintaining cleanliness of lobby and restrooms during events
      • Monitors theaters, lobbies and restrooms during the pre-show, performance, intermission and post-show     
      • Ability to learn and explain to others lobby set ups and theater cleaning procedures
      • Excellent customer service skills and positive attitude
      • Maintains high standards for interacting with patrons, staff and volunteers
      • Other duties as assigned
      How to Apply:

      Please submit a resume by email, fax or mail to:

       

      Susan Patterson

      Front of House Coordinator

      Chandler Center for the Arts

      250 North Arizona Avenue

      Chandler, Arizona  85225

      susan.patterson@chandleraz.gov

      General Program/Coordinator

      New Roots Local Foods Program Coordinator — International Rescue Committee (Glendale)

      Date Posted: July 31, 2015
      Position Description:

      Background/IRC Summary: 

      Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a leading, non-sectarian, non-profit organization providing emergency relief, protection, rehabilitation assistance, resettlement services, and advocacy for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict.  Domestically, our 22 offices across the U.S. ensure new arrivals have food, shelter, and clothing, and work with refugees to help them gain self-sufficiency. The IRC opened an office in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1994 to provide reception and placement services to newly arrived refugees. The office resettles over 800 refugees per year and provides numerous programs to assist refugees from their arrival and beyond. The Direct Service Team provides much of the early services consisting of case management and employment services.  These services assist refugees to become self-sufficient.

      The Community and Economic Development (CED) Team was created to assist refugees in achieving self-sufficiency by operating economic development programs designed to meet the specific needs of refugees.  The CED programs are designed to supplement and build-upon IRC’s core resettlement services.  Within the CED team is the New Roots program, which promotes agricultural endeavors through community gardens, business development and market assistance. 

       

      Job Overview/Summary:

      The New Roots Local Foods Program Coordinator is primarily responsible for sales and education for the New Roots Food Hub.  The Program Coordinator is responsible for program recruitment, coordination of direct service provisions, and tracking outcomes. The Program Coordinator also assists with program development.  This position will manage several market outlets through the New Roots Food Hub:  the Gila Farm Cooperative CSA, corner store sales to provide fresh local food in food deserts, and retail sales of refugee farmers’ produce to local restaurants and grocery stores.

       

      Major Responsibilities:

      SERVICE PROVISION:                                                                                                                     

      • Provide outreach to educate and engage local residents, business owners and community organizations;
      • Develop and implement training and technical assistance for New Roots participants;
      • Collaborate with Micro-Business program to provide client-centered model of support to facilitate capital access to farmers who require equipment for sourcing produce;
      • Train and equip  local farmers to source fresh fruits and vegetables to local community;
      • Host “pop-up” farm stands at corner stores and community centers;
      • Coordinate outreach efforts to incentivize local communities to purchase healthy produce;
      • Coordinate weekly aggregation of produce for delivery at CSA drop offs and local vendors;
      • Provide management, accounting and administrative assistance for Food Hub;
      • Ensure all grant outcomes are met.

       

      TRACKING:

      • Collect appropriate documentation ensuring participant eligibility to receive services;
      • Keep case files for program clients;
      • Conduct participant surveys for workshops, technical assistance and outreach;
      • Enter data into the program’s information data systems, including Down Home and other internal tracking systems;
      • Keep records of sales on Quickbooks and CSAware account.
      Position Qualifications:

      Job Requirements:
      • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Business, Sales, Agriculture or related field;
      • Minimum of three years previous related professional experience in agricultural sales;
      • Demonstrated understanding of fiscal management and reporting;
      • Bi-lingual preferred;
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
      • Experience with community outreach and marketing;
      • Ability to communicate with limited-English speakers in a multi-cultural environment; and experience working in a multi-cultural environment;
      • Advanced computer skills including word-processing, database systems, desktop publishing, and PowerPoint, Microsoft access, and Quickbooks;
      • Experience with cooperative CSAs and/or food hubs and/or business experience preferred.
      • Able to lift 25lbs safely

      How to Apply:

      Working Environment:  A combination of outdoor time, standard office work environment and regular travel within the service delivery area

       

      To apply for this or other positions, please visit our website:  http://www.rescue.org/careers

       

      IRC leading the way from harm to home.

       

       

      IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.  

      Volunteer Services & Community Outreach Coordinator — Fresh Start Women's Foundation (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 31, 2015
      Position Description:

            

      • Recruitment, screening and placement of all volunteers within organization for on-site and off-site needs
      • Establish and maintain relationships with community partners
      • Coordinate community outreach events onsite
      • Host information and recruitment tables at appropriate venues and events
      • Serve as spokesperson/representative at local agencies for maximum exposure
      • Identify volunteer placement needs
      • Coach assigned staff on volunteer management skills.
      • Offer staff support with volunteer issues and/or changes.
      • Offer support to volunteers with any issues and/or changes.
      • Determine physical space and equipment needs and seek to obtain
      • Communicate with community partners and agencies to encourage client referrals
      • Support and encourage a positive culture within the organization.
      • Act as FSWF's representative/spokesperson at community functions, meetings, collaborative efforts.
      • Manage and maintain the volunteer database.
      • Host community agency events each trimester as well as annual volunteer recognition events.
      • Host tours at Fresh Start Women's Foundation to potential community partners and volunteers.
      • Ensure that all volunteer staff are encouraged and have the ability to attend any and all workshops within Fresh Start that will enhance personal and developmental skills, provide opportunities for volunteers to receive training and support.
      • Oversee outreach opportunity coordination & partnerships with community and/or government agencies.
      •  Identify the Field Instructor in conjunction with BSW and BS or BA for Human Services or other programs at Fresh Start for all service learning and field experience students.
      • Ensure that all volunteer staff are encouraged and have the ability to attend any and all workshops with Fresh Start that will enhance personal and developmental skills, provide opportunities for volunteers to receive training and support.
      • Oversee outreach opportunity coordination & partnerships with community and/or government agencies.
      • Identify the Field Instructor in conjunction with BSW and BS or BA for Human Services or other programs at Fresh Start for all service learning and field experience students.   
      Position Qualifications:
      • Associates in Communications or equivalent work experience
      • Project management experience that shows ability to handle multiple on-going issues.
      • Knowledge of volunteer recruitment, screening and termination procedures.
      • Knowledge of customer service and client relations. 
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and use of the internet etc.
      • Public speaking and presentation skills needed.
      • Bilingual preferred.  
      • Associates in Communications or equivalent work experience
      • Project management experience that shows ability to handle multiple on-going issues.
      • Knowledge of volunteer recruitment, screening and termination procedures.
      • Knowledge of customer service and client relations. 
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and use of the internet etc.
      • Public speaking and presentation skills needed.
      •  Bilingual preferred.  
      How to Apply:

      Candidates can apply at, resumes@fswf.org or by fax, 602.257.9692

      Community Resource Coordinator — Honor Health Desert Mission (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 30, 2015
      Position Description:

      Desert Mission Food Bank is searching for a candidate with Social Work education/experience for a position as a Community Resource Coordinator. The position would be responsible for case management services and building community partnerships with other social service providers. 

      POSITION SUMMARY: Under supervision from the Clinical Director, the Community Resource Coordinator's primary responsibility is to increase food security of all clients, and to identify families that are "At Risk" and connect them to case management opportunities with a special emphasis on the families who reside in the Marley House Service area. Assess eligibility of individuals and families for federal, state and private assistance for which they may qualify for in an effort to transition clients towards independence with respect to food and other social service issues. Requires excellent human relations skills and organizational ability. Ability to read, write, and speak Spanish is required.

      Position Qualifications:

      High School diploma or equivalent

      1.) Two years related experience in social services or

      2.) an equivalent combination of related experience and formal related education (24 credit hours equivalent to one year full time employment experience)

      Required to Read, write, and speak Spanish and English.

      Part Time Program Specialist — Chandler Christian Community Center (Chandler )

      Date Posted: July 30, 2015
      Position Description:

      Coordinates CCCC’s operations at the Chandler Senior Center, including the food program, in order to offer resources and services that nourish and assists persons age 60+. CCCC’s Senior Programs staff act in accordance with the Senior Programs guiding principles: advocate for the well-being, respect individuality, engage in meaningful activities, and foster independence of/for the people we serve.

       

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

      • Responsible for implementation of all aspects of the program operation at CCCC’s Chandler Senior Center including meal service, food preparation, and customer service.
      • Coordinates serving of food; oversees table setting in dining room; serves congregate meals at designated time; ensures appropriate portion size; follows dietician’s notes for menu modifications.
      • Organizes and maintains kitchen, serving and dining areas (i.e. cleanliness, counter tops, cabinets, drawers, sinks, tables, and equipment); ensures service areas are ready for food service (drink dispensers, ice machine) that tables are cleared and cleaned immediately after meals; supervises cleaning and sanitizing of servicing trays, carts, equipment and dish washing according to standards of sanitation.
      • Maintains standards and ensures compliance with current prevailing regulations regarding food service, sanitation, health, and safety.
      • Receives and prepares food as directed, in accordance with menu.
      • Tests food temperatures daily and logs results.
      • Provides oversight for volunteers in service and delivery of meal and customer service operations, including training and scheduling: recruits participants for Center based volunteer roles.
      • Keeps immediate supervisor promptly and fully informed of all problems or unusual matters of significance and takes prompt corrective action where necessary or suggests alternative courses of action which may be taken.
      • Performs all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established company policies.
      • Promotes family, staff and community involvement with all aspects of the Senior Center programming.
      • Participates in cost controls measures as directed.
      • Assists with cash security and controls.
      • Exercises confidentiality, sensitivity, and professionalism and upholds company values and goals.
      • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, streamlines works processes, and works cooperatively to provide quality, seamless customer service.
      Position Qualifications:

      QUALIFICATIONS: Two years human services and food service experience preferred. A combination of training, education and experience which demonstrates ability to perform the duties of the position; a strong knowledge of the needs of seniors; and an awareness of services for seniors provided by other agencies. Ability to relate to elderly of all economic, social and ethnic groups.

      EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Certificate from related trade school or 2 years or more of related experience or training.

      How to Apply:

      Send resume to kelly@chandlerfoodbank.org

      Inclusion Program Manager, S Pima County — United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona (Green Valley)

      Date Posted: July 29, 2015
      Position Description:

      Job Summary:

      This is a .75 FTE Program Manager position based at the Regional Connections satellite United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona office in Green Valley, Arizona.  Reporting to the Family Support Senior Program Manager, this person will be responsible for developing and implementing early child inclusion parent education classes using Nurturing Parents Curriculum for families with children with special needs age 0 - 3, and extending opportunities and resources for families with children with special needs 0-8 in Sahuarita and the Greater South Pima County Region.

      This position is for a motivated individual with excellent communication, organizational, and people skills.  The individual plans and coordinates activities for families with children with special needs and acts as facilitator for all gatherings.  The successful applicant must be flexible to work evenings/weekends as needed. 

      This position is subject to available grant funding from First Things First.

      The Hiring Range for this position is $16.25-$17.50 per hour.

       

      Responsibilities:

      Program Development and Implementation

      • Works collaboratively with service providers, key stakeholders and community members based in Sahuarita and S. Pima County region
      • Coordinates and facilitates to deliver "Nurturing Families" as part of the P.A.L.S (Parents, Advocates, Leaders) Program for families with children age 0 - 5 years old in Sahuarita (developing ways to implement program with families from the Greater South Pima County Region) that have special needs
      • Facilitates growth of the Special Olympics Arizona Youth Athletes Program in Sahaurita with community partners
      • Coordinates community use of the Sensory Playtime Area with the Sahuarita Parks and Recreation Department
      • Coordinates community Storytime hour with the Sahuarita Parks and Recreation Department
      • Supervises the inclusive parenting intern program
      • Supervises the play specialist assistant for the inclusive parenting program
      • Works cooperatively with and supports the Family Support Alliance in carrying out the assigned projects.
      • Assists Senior Director with activities to expand Alliance funding and other First Things First initiatives.
      • Other duties as assigned

       Contract Performance/Evaluation

      • Gathers, prepares, and submits data and program narratives for all reports required by First Things First

       Public Education/Advocacy

      • Assists with coordination of activities related to public education and advocacy efforts, and other community projects
      • Assists with the distribution of United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona's program materials, including but not limited to: First Focus on Kids brochures and literacy guides, Early Childhood Partnership brochures, and Born Learning materials, First Things First Materials, Family Support Alliance materials, and other information as needed at community events or via electronic means (e.g. email or monthly e-newsletter)
      • Participates in local community events to increase awareness about the preschool inclusion series and other resource information relevant to families with special needs children

       Coordination/Customer Service

      • Provides excellent customer service as a component of all job duties
      • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with United Way staff at all levels, volunteers from diverse backgrounds, donors, community partners, independent contractors, and others. 
      Position Qualifications:

      Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

      • A Bachelor's degree in early childhood special education, early childhood education, human service, or a related field and two years experience working with families who have special needs children or a preschool inclusion program; or in lieu of Bachelor's degree, an Associate's degree in early childhood special education, early childhood education, human service, or a related field plus four years related work experience with the special needs population
      • Strong computer skills with attention to detail
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills
      • Demonstrated customer service, problem solving, research, and information management skills
      • Demonstrated ability to tactfully handle stressful situations, negotiate and resolve conflicts, maintain confidentiality, and to respect and observe organizational protocol
      • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule (including working early mornings, evenings, and/or weekends) and adjust it as required by changing activities
      • Possession of a valid driver's license, a vehicle in good working condition, and automobile liability insurance that meets minimum agency requirements
      • Ability to travel to work in a variety of locations throughout the metropolitan Tucson area whenever required
      • Ability to lift 20lbs
      How to Apply:

      Thank you for your interest in this position.  Please email your resume and cover letter to:

      jdenigris@unitedwaytucson.org

      Data & Reporting Coordinator — UMOM New Day Centers (3333 E Van Buren, Phoenix, AZ)

      Date Posted: July 29, 2015
      Position Description:

      Position Description:

      We are seeking an experienced, self-motivated and organized individual to join the strategic, collaborative UMOM Team as a Data & Reporting Coordinator. This position is responsible for overseeing data quality and integrity, generating reports for grants and funders, maintaining and updating performance management tools, and assisting with research and analysis of agency performance outcomes.   This position works collegially with all UMOM Directors.

       

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

       Data Collection & reporting

      1. Maintain and update data and performance management tools and systems.
      2. Develop new tools to assist in tracking and improving agency performance.
      3. Serve as the agency expert in the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS), attend related conferences, and participate on community-based HMIS committees as directed.
      4. Compile information and data for all reports required of the agency. 
      5. Ensure that all data quality, security and privacy requirements are being met. 
      6. Serve as the agency primary point of contact for all data, performance management and analytical needs.

       

      Performance improvement

      1. Generate reports for evaluation of agency performance.
      2. Conduct data analysis for purposes of program evaluation and planning for improvement. 
      3. Manage all agency-wide performance evaluation activities to include trending of outcome measures, case file reviews, client satisfaction surveys, and quarterly performance meetings.
      4. Publish quarterly performance quality reports for department meetings, Executive Team, and Board of Directors.
      5. Develop infographics and dashboards to illustrate program performance.
      6. Develop, implement, and maintain tracking systems for incidents, accidents, complaints and grievances.

       

      General

      1. Assist program managers with quarterly review of program handbooks and incorporate changes as needed
      2. Comply with established agency policies and procedures.
      3. Perform other duties, as assigned.

       Research (long term goals)

      1. Gather information on promising and best practices from high performing programs and initiatives.
      2. Conduct local and national research (qualitative and quantitative) on key topics related to ending homelessness.
      3. Publish white papers and other collateral materials to document UMOM program successes. 
      4. Research policy and legislative changes and analyze impact to UMOM.

       

      Position Qualifications:

      Qualifications:

      • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
      • One to three years previous work experience in a professional environment.
      • Passion for solving complex social problems such as homelessness.
      • Strong working knowledge of Excel, Google Apps, Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office Suite and database design and management. 
      • Excellent communication skills (both interpersonal and written).
      • Valid Arizona driver’s license
      • Fingerprint clearance card

       Additional Attributes:

      • High level of attention to detail and ability to multitask.
      • Ability to exercise excellent independent judgment and ownership of decisions.
      • Ability to work independently and self-manage to achieve goals while being a strong team player.
      • Ability to organize, meet deadlines and delegate appropriately.
      • Ability to cope with and embrace change, risk and uncertainty.
      • Willingness to embrace and actively support UMOM’s core values.
      How to Apply:

      To apply, please email your resume and/or cover letter to hr@umom.org.

      Program Assistant — Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 28, 2015
      Position Description:

       

      Program Assistant

       Free Arts of Arizona is a nonprofit organization that heals abused and homeless children through artistic expression. Free Arts specifically targets the healing effects of the arts to children ages 3 to 21 that live in 30+ partner child social service organizations with 100+ sites (residential treatment centers, foster care group homes and crisis shelters). Free Arts offers four programs to more than 8,000 children each year.

      Position Summary:

      The Program Assistant will administratively support the program department by executing logistics of programming, maintaining program databases and overseeing the timely and accurate entry of evaluation data.

       Primary Responsibilities:

      Execute logistics of programming including:

      • Volunteer and facility communications
      • Art supply preparation
      • Event administration
      • Scheduling and contracting

      Maintain program database and evaluation spreadsheets

      Organize and maintain the Art Room

      • Order supplies
      • Assist volunteers

      Schedule and coordinate office volunteers

      Other tasks as assigned

       

      Position Qualifications:

      Experience:

      • Ideal candidate will have 1 year of practical work experience in a business setting with strong knowledge of general office/clerical procedures and practices
      • Computer proficiency in windows-based applications including Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, and database programs, specifically Etapestry
      • 1 year customer service experience
      • Valid Arizona driver's license, proof of auto insurance coverage, daily access to personal vehicle

       

       

       

      Reports To:                Program Manager

      Hours:                         8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. workdays.

      Benefits include:       Vacation, Insurance.

                     

      How to Apply:

       Email resume to search@freeartsaz.org

      Event Setup Assistants — Desert Botanical Garden (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 28, 2015
      Position Description:

      The Event Setup Assistants help to ensure the success of events, facility rentals, workshops, meetings and classes offered at the Garden by providing set and support services to departments and guests. 

       This position is seasonal (October 2015-May 2016).

      Responsibilities include: 

      • Ensuring that each event space is clean prior to, during, and after each event, including floors, counter/table tops, fixtures, restrooms, and the removal of debris, recycling material and trash
      • Setting up and breaking down tables, chairs, event equipment and structures
      • Setting up and breaking down audio/visual equipment and minor troubleshooting;assisting the Beverage staff with bar set ups and breakdowns prior to and during events, including assistance throughout with trash, recycling, ice and supplies;delivering beverages and ice to events when needed and returning at event conclusion, maintaining accurate inventory
      • Assisting the Exhibits Department with the installation and de-installation of temporary art and outdoor sculpture exhibitions
      • Assisting staff and guest deliveries of additional equipment and/or supplies to designated areas
      • Operating a motorized cart to move all necessary furniture, equipment, supplies and structures in a safe manner
      • Providing exemplary customer service to Garden staff, volunteers, clients, guests and vendors, ensuring that their needs are met during events
      • Keeping venue staging areas organized and clean
      • Performing basic groundskeeping tasks when necessary, including sweeping, raking, and cleaning to maintain venues at presentation quality.
      Position Qualifications:

      Requirements include:

      • The ability to operate a motor vehicle, possession of a valid driver license and acceptable driving record
      • Exemplary customer service skills
      • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds
      • Ability to stoop, bend, squat and stand for long periods of time &work outdoors in weather extremes
      • Good communication and time management skills
      • Ability to work evenings, weekends and a variety of shifts.
      How to Apply:

      To apply for an open position, please e-mail resume and letter of interest to Human Resources at:  hr@dbg.org, fax to: 480 481.8173, or mail to:

      Human Resources
      Desert Botanical Garden
      1201 N. Galvin Parkway
      Phoenix, AZ 85008

      For more information about the Desert Botanical Garden, please visit:  www.dbg.org.  The Garden is an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity.

      Adult Education Program Coordinator — Desert Botanical Garden (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 28, 2015
      Position Description:

      The Adult Education Program Coordinator serves as primary contact and onsite support for instructors and Instructor Aide volunteers in adult educational programs.  He or she will work collaboratively with the Adult Education Program Director and other members of the department to achieve short- and long-range goals for instructor and volunteer training and coordination, and to achieve the highest levels of excellence in adult education and leisure programs.

      This position is part-time.

      Responsibilities include: 

      • Educational event coordinationinsure successful implementation of scheduled Adult Education programs; provide outstanding service in both instructor and educational event coordination by ensuring that all inquiries and requirements are addressed according to department needs and infrastructure; provide instructor assistance, to include promptly answering questions, purchasing materials, booking and re-booking rooms and/or vehicles, coordinating instructor aide/volunteer efforts, booking offsite facilities, etc. 
      • Coordinate volunteer efforts coordinate volunteer (Instructor Aides) efforts onsite, monitor volunteer participation, and act as a liaison between the adult education team and Instructor Aide volunteers serving in adult education programs, to include volunteer recruiting, training and assisting classes without scheduled volunteer support. 
      • General support help the department in marketing efforts to achieve budget goals, and support registration and customer service needs while working with Adult Education Registrar. 
      Position Qualifications:

      Requirements include:

      • Associate level degree in Education, Event Management or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
      • Bachelor level degree preferred
      • Demonstrated skills and abilities in event management, negotiation and customer service
      • Ability to work evenings and weekends
      • High-level of organizational skill and flexibility to work well in a changing environment
      • Functional ability in using MS Office software including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and PowerPoint
      • Ability to work with teams in a fast-paced environment with deadlines and diverse audiences.
      How to Apply:

      To apply for an open position, please e-mail resume and letter of interest to Human Resources at:  hr@dbg.org, fax to: 480 481.8173, or mail to:

      Human Resources
      Desert Botanical Garden
      1201 N. Galvin Parkway
      Phoenix, AZ 85008

      For more information about the Desert Botanical Garden, please visit:  www.dbg.org.  The Garden is an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity.

      Programming Coordinator — Scottsdale Cultural Council - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (Scottsdale)

      Date Posted: July 24, 2015
      Position Description:

      We are seeking a full time individual to provide administrative and organizational support to the Museum's programming function. This position offers benefits including paid time off, access to medical, dental, vision, life, LTD and more!

      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Under direction of supervisor)

      1. Works with SMoCA staff to develop and produce compelling programming to compliment the Museum's exhibits and forward our mission to connect visitors to the dynamic art and ideas of our time, and to explore the possibilities of innovation, creativity and expression.
      2. Performs duties related to Guest Speakers/Artists including travel/hotel accommodations; bios and headshot collection, coordination of tech needs, preparation of contracts, check requests, welcome packets. Etc.
      3. Schedules tours and outreach programs utilizing software and communication with appropriate stakeholders (internal and external) to ensure coordination of events.
      4. Schedules programming into EventPro as assigned or requested.
      5. Assists with special events including preparing contracts, booking travel and tracking incoming checks from exhibitors and sponsors.
      6. In conjunction with the Curatorial Coordinator, works with the Marketing Department to develop and/or implement social media related to the museum.
      7. Assists with the Docent program including clerical/administrative duties, preparation of materials for meetings, tech set up and fielding phone calls or inquiries.
      8. Maintains attendance reports and helps maintain working budget through tracking mechanisms for overages, variances, etc.
      9. Manages interns as needed or assigned.
      10. Performs other duties as required

       

       

      Position Qualifications:

      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      Education: Bachelor's degree in related field.

      Experience: 2 years' experience working in office setting. Must have experience with Microsoft Office.

      Attributes:

      • Ability to work effectively and relate confidently with all staff, board and public. Resourcefulness with highly creative skills, high energy level and strong initiative.
      • Ability to impart knowledge and present communication with others.
      • Strong background in contemporary art.
      • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measures.
      • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions and to problem solve with situations involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

      Work Environment: Regularly required to sit at a desk and work on a computer for long periods of time. Must sit and use hands to finger, feel, see, reach and operate computer equipment, telephone and basic office equipment. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close and color vision. Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. This position requires flexible scheduling at times including evening and weekend hours.

      Other requirements:

      • Must possess valid driver's license and driving record which is acceptable to the organization's insurance carrier.

       

      How to Apply:

      Visit

      https://recruit.zoho.com/ats/ViewJob.na?digest=gvE4v926PtTZP8qhghzBDoYeUspQ7Eg5q4JeImxzjgs-

      Or send resume and cover letter to resumes@sccarts.org (note you must specify the opening you are seeking in the subject line of the email submission)

      Internships — Scottsdale Cultural Council - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (Scottsdale)

      Date Posted: July 24, 2015
      Position Description:

      At the Scottsdale Cultural Council, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art interns have the chance to be a part of our nationally recognized arts programs. Internships are unpaid opportunities with the chance to learn and grow under the guidance of our talented network of professionals.

       

      We have the following openings for Fall 2015:

       Registrar's Office:

      Project oriented opportunity to work with photography materials related to collection and exhibits. Undergraduate or graduate students in related field of study (photography, graphic design, art) for credit or those seeking volunteer experiences outside academia.

       Duties include:

      1. Works with Registrar to organize 35mm slide collection
      2. Works independently to scan slides using flatbed scanner and computer
      3. Links scans to existing database (Embark)
      4. Works with  Registrar to determine best long term storage options and care of 35mm slides

       

      Must be process oriented, strong organizational skills. Should have experience with Photoshop, flatbed scanners. Database experience a plus.

       

       Registrar's Office

      Working in the Registrar's office, using established procedures to add past exhibition loans into Embark (SMoCA's collections management database). Open to graduate or undergraduate students in related field (art history, museum studies, library science, history, humanities).

       Duties include:

      1. Establishment of exhibition records and lender records using protocols.
      2. Researches past exhibitions at SMoCA through examination of check lists, loan forms, paper files, etc.
      3. Gathers information related to past exhibitions using in house files and archives
      4. Data entry into system, proofs and organizes

       Must have careful attention to detail, database experience preferred. Must have a curiosity about museums and their methodology.

       

      Curatorial Department:

      Project oriented opportunity to work with Curatorial staff in order to archive exhibition history for museum.  Open to undergraduate students in related field (art history, museum studies).

       Duties include:

      1. Working closely with curatorial staff to archive exhibition documents and collateral in chronological order.
      2. Gathers timelines of exhibitions through research
      3. Organizes files and documents
      4. Develops tracking system and searchable archive process

       Must have careful attention to detail, ability to work independently, adhere to established protocols. Strong database and logical skills. 

      Position Qualifications:

      See above for qualifications

      How to Apply:

      Send resume, cover letter to resumes@sccarts.org OR visit our website at www.sccarts.org and go to opportunities to apply online

      Client Advocate (PT- Fri-Sun 2:30 PM-10:30 PM) — CHRYSALIS (PHOENIX)

      Date Posted: July 22, 2015
      Position Description:

       Position Summary:

      The Client Advocate is a direct service position that has primary responsibility for, as part of a team of shelter staff, assisting, advocating, and enabling survivors of domestic violence and their families who are temporarily residing in the emergency shelter to be safe, empowered, and have increased ability to be independent and free of violence.

      Duties and Responsibilities:
       Participate as a member of the clinical team in providing services to clients
       Provide screening and, if necessary, refer crisis phone callers to appropriate referral agencies
       Perform intake interviews and new client orientation
       Provide assessment, crisis intervention and case management as needed
       Maintain daily documentation in progress notes of advocacy with clients
       Participate in maintaining a clean and useable workspace
       Maintain an adequate numbers of intake folders
       Read and update staff log and bed log at the beginning and end of each shift
       Review client files and notes from weekly staff meetings weekly
       Follow Chrysalis policy in regards to donations and assist in sorting donations as needed
       Demonstrate respect and appreciation to all volunteers, donors, and other community members and organizations
       Attend monthly, mandatory staff meetings
       Follow policy regarding shift coverage when taking time off
       Follow and maintain all ethical and professional guidelines as set forth in Chrysalis’ Policies and Procedures
       Perform additional tasks as requested by management

      Position Qualifications:

      Knowledge, Ability, Experience Requirements:
       Associates Degree or equivalent education and experience
       Experience and/or knowledge of domestic violence and women’s issues
       Ability to perform client assessment and crisis intervention
       Ability to maintain working relationships with supervisor, co-workers, clients and community agencies
       Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing
       Ability to utilize effective organizational skills
       Minimum 21 years of age

       

      Other Requirements:
      Must be able to pass a fingerprint and background clearance as required by Chrysalis and ADHS licensure requirements; must maintain current TB Testing, CPR and first aid training as required by Chrysalis policies; May be required to move equipment weighing up to 25 lbs and to ascend/descend stairs. 

      How to Apply:

      Please email  resume and cover letter to: ralcaraz@noabuse.org

      Or Fax resume and cover letter to : 602.955.0165

      www.noabuse.org

      Program Manager — Compass Affordable Housing.org (Tucson)

      Date Posted: July 21, 2015
      Position Description:

      The Program Manager is responsible for overall program operations of Compass Affordable Housing, Inc. (CAH) and its related activities. CAH is a growing non-profit organization that provides service enriched, affordable housing to low-income persons. This position ensures compliance with CAH directives and applicable grantor, federal and state requirements, conducts grant writing, and builds community and funder partnerships.

       

      1. Attend meetings and represent CAH in the community.
      2. Initiate and maintain relationships with new community organizations with the purpose of supporting and building resources for program participants to access.
      3. Provide public speaking and community presentations to a wide variety of community groups.
      4. Recruit, supervise and train program staff.
      5. Recruit, train and supervise interns and volunteers, including VISTA volunteers.
      6. Write small grants and grant reports to support CAH programs.
      7. Nurture and maintain relationships with current program funders.
      8. Initiate and build relationships with new program funders.
      9. Assist with the development of the CAH Annual Appeal Letter.
      10. Assist with the planning and execution of the CAH Annual Stakeholder meeting.
      11. Work with CAH IT staff to update and maintain CAH’s website and computer system.
      12. Train CAH staff on social media tools, iCloud, Dropbox and Power Point.
      13. Oversee the operations of current programs and the development of new programs.
      14. Make quarterly program presentations to CAH Board of Directors.
      15. Communicate effectively with CEO, Finance Manager, and CAH staff.
      16. Follow personnel, financial, and confidentiality policies.
      17. Other duties as assigned.

       

      Position Qualifications:
      1. Minimum - Bachelor’s degree in related field OR four (4) years of related experience. MSW preferred. This is not an entry level position.
      2. Two (2) years or more experience in a non-profit setting.
      3. Detail-oriented individual with excellent organizational skills.
      4. Ability to take the initiative and manage time to get work done accurately and timely.
      5. Strong language, grammar and written and verbal communications skills.
      6. Experience supervising program staff and volunteers and overseeing programs.
      7. Current, successful grant-writing, reporting and compliance experience.
      8. Program and community development, management, goal setting, and evaluation experience.
      9. Experience with: Data bases, MS Publishing, Visio, PowerPoint, iCloud, Dropbox, Facebook, WORD, Excel, etc.
      10. Writing newsletters and designing flyers.
      11. Ability to comprehend and learn about CAH and its activities.
      12. Willing to be supervised and to communicate regularly with supervisor.
      13. Subject to satisfactory background check as well as personal reference checks.
      14. Reliable transportation
      How to Apply:

      Resume due by August 3, 2015. Position will remain open until filled. NO CALLS PLEASE.

       Send cover letter and resume to:

      Program Manager

      Compass Affordable Housing

      2835 N. Stone Ave.

      Tucson, AZ  85705

      Email: info@compassaffordablehousing.org (Please note “Program Manager Resume” in subject line.)

      To learn more about Compass Affordable Housing and our work, please visit our website at

      www.compassaffordablehousing.org.

       

      Clinical Services Manager — Our Family Services (Tucson)

      Date Posted: July 17, 2015
      Position Description:

      The primary purpose of this position is to plan, organize and oversee the activities of the agency's Clinical Services and to work collaboratively with other departments to fulfill Our Family's mission. The Strong Communities division of Our Family includes services to elders, clinical services, Information & Referral, and The Center for Community Dialogue. The Community Services department provides support, education, training, resources, and activities to individuals and groups throughout our community. Clinical Services provides individual, family, and group services, in client homes, in-office and in other community settings.

       

      All agency positions are expected to meet the agency standards for attendance and punctuality, positive interactions with others, effective work habits, knowledge and skills, judgment and ethics. The specific expectations and essential duties of this position include:

      • Oversees and ensures effective, quality service provision in program area
      • Initiates new program and practice ideas, including group curricula development and/or implementation and use of evidence-based practices
      • Initiates and actively participates in problem solving with agency administration
      • Responds in a timely manner and cooperates fully with Development in preparation of funding proposals
      • Teams with supervisor to do program budgeting, review financials, and engage in strategic planning discussions
      • Understands the basics of program budget and financials and is able to use these tools effectively to make good financial programmatic decisions or recommendations
      • Represents program in the community related to grants and collaborative partnerships
      • Recruits, trains, and effectively supervises a team of supervisory and/or direct service staff
      • Provides regular clinical and administrative supervision to assigned staff that meets agency and licensure requirements. Keeps appropriate documentation of such supervision.
      • Ensures referrals are screened, intakes completed, and cases assigned appropriately
      • Establishes and maintains effective partnerships with schools offering counseling internships
      • Ensures interns are properly supervised and meet their program requirements
      • Reviews and signs client clinical paperwork in a timely manner
      • Ensures services are provided in a client-centered and culturally appropriate manner
      • Ensures staff training needs are met
      • Is available to clients and staff at all hours required by program or contracts
      • Reviews program incident reports, including following up with staff training and support
      • Ensures staff participate in actively soliciting feedback from program participants through distributing satisfaction surveys or other approved means
      • Tracks appropriate program outcomes, shares outcomes data with program staff, and uses outcomes data with for continuous program improvement
      • Ensures program files are kept up to date and in compliance with program requirements
      • Ensures program submits all required reports and billings in a timely manner
      • Ensures staff meet or exceed program productivity expectations on a regular and sustained basis
      • Other duties as assigned

       As this position is part of the agency's Leader's Group, the following leadership expectations also apply:

      • *        Upholds agency staff  values and expectations
      • *        Engages in respectful and ongoing communication and problem-solving with others
      • *        Follows protocol and established procedures while still being creative and taking initiative to do what          needs to be done   
      • *        Acts as a positive and professional ambassador for the agency both internally and in the greater community
      • *        Takes all practical steps to ensure a work environment that is safe, friendly, helpful, and free from harassment
      • *        Successfully engages, coordinates, and motivates agency staff to achieve program or project goals
      • *        Is able to face adversity, take unpopular stands, or engage in tough debates when necessary, but knows when to move on also

       Scheduling flexibility:

      The Clinical Services Manager must be flexible to meet the varied scheduling needs of the program and staff. Daytime, evening and weekend work may be necessary to fulfill the duties of the position.  Some flexibility in scheduling is available to meet employee needs, as long as agency and department needs are still being adequately addressed.

      Position Qualifications:
      • Master's degree in counseling or social work required, plus 5 years' related experience
      • Current state behavioral health professional licensure at the independent level (must be LMFT, LPC, or LMSW)
      • Two (2) years' staff supervision experience
      • Eligible to receive and maintain state fingerprint clearance
      • Experience and skill in "macro" management activities, such as planning and budgeting
      • Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with funders and community partners
      • Strong communication and people skills
      • Ability to work with diverse populations
      • Ability to maintain appropriate professional boundaries in working with others and in handling confidential information
      • Since position may require driving to client homes or other program locations to provide services, a valid Arizona driver's license, reliable transportation, current auto insurance, and clean driving record are required
      • Must have the sensory capabilities to locate, engage, assess, and provide services to clients
      • Computer and technological skills necessary to complete program paperwork, keep accurate and timely case records, maintain appropriate correspondence, enter and retrieve client information on a database, use agency email, and locate information on internet.
      • Knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, etc.)
      How to Apply:

      To apply for this position, or to see a full
      listing of employment opportunities at Our Family, please go to our website at http://www.ourfamilyservices.org/employment.html.
      You can submit a Word or .pdf application online. You can also drop a completed
      application off at our offices.

      Community Based Program Support Specialist — Boys Hope Girls Hope (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 17, 2015
      Position Description:

      Boys Hope Girls Hope of Arizona is a unique, full-scholarship program seeking a Community-Based Support Specialist.  The part-time, 20-25 hour/week position will work directly with the dynamic youth participating in this long-term program to expand their horizons and graduate college.  The youth range in age from 6th grade through and beyond high school, and are capable, motivated students who were previously impeded by the environment around them.  

      The Community-Based Support Specialist will be involved in providing programming activities surrounding academic success and community involvement, engage in direct support activities, provide transportation and complete administrative tasks related to smooth program operations.  Some evening and weekend hours will be required.

       

      Position Qualifications:

      Qualified applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have a Bachelors degree from an accredited school in social work, guidance and counseling, sociology, education, or a related field, be actively pursuing a Bachelors Degree in a related field, or have a high school diploma with at least two years experience working with youth in an educational setting.  Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.    

       

      The position requires the following competencies for success:

      • Motivation and Commitment
      • Aptitude for working with youth in an academic context
      • Computer proficiency with the ability to use word processing, email and Internet applications
      • Problem solving and critical thinking skills
      • Sensitivity to different religious backgrounds and cultures
      How to Apply:

      For a brief job description visit our web site http://www.boyshopegirlshope.org/Join.aspx.

      Submit your resume and cover letter to ExecSearch@bhgh.org

       

      Equal Opportunity Employer

      COMMUNITY RELATIONS COORDINATOR — CHRYSALIS (PHOENIX)

      Date Posted: July 15, 2015
      Position Description:

      Chrysalis volunteer activities and community outreach/education opportunities are accomplished through a team approach.  The Community Relations Coordinator is an integral member of Chrysalis’ Development Team.  The Community Relations Coordinator works closely with the Residential Director and Associate Director and all other Programs involving opportunities for volunteers and in-kind donations.  Major areas of responsibility for this position include developing and maintaining a strong viable volunteer program, organizing episodic volunteer group activities, planning and coordinating volunteer support for special events, coordinating Outreach/Education opportunities, training the Chrysalis Speakers bureau, recruiting and training interns and/or fellows, and in-kind donor cultivation. 

      Position Qualifications:

      ·         The individual filling this position should have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in communications, business or social service field and a minimum of 2 years experience in a non-profit or development setting. Additional experience may substitute for education or degrees in other fields.

      ·         Prior supervisory experience important- volunteer management preferred

      ·         Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively and professionally with volunteers, staff and the public

      ·         Exceptional attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, skill and ability using Microsoft office programs including Word and Excel.

      ·         Strong presentation and public speaking skills, highly effective written and verbal communication skills, along with experience delivering presentations and training programs

      ·         Knowledge of the community

      ·         Knowledge of domestic abuse and the ability to express compassion for the issue of domestic abuse

           She/he must provide own transportation and automobile insurance and have the ability to travel throughout the community; must be able to pass a fingerprint and background clearance as required by Chrysalis and ADHS licensure requirements; must maintain current CPR and first aid training as required by Chrysalis policies; Routinely moves equipment weighing up to 50 lbs and may be required to ascend/descend stairs and remain in a stationary position during events. Occasionally will need to be available evenings and weekends.

       

      How to Apply:

      Please email or fax resume and cover letter to:

      email: ralcaraz@noabuse.org

      Fax: 602-955-0165  ATTN: HR

      www.noabuse.org

      Econimic Development Coordinator — Downtown Phoenix Inc. (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 14, 2015
      Position Description:

      Position Description:  Oversee collection and timely dissemination of economic information to constituents and the public.  Promote appropriate urban development, attract new business, grow the Downtown employee base and assist in business expansion.  Regular outreach to owners and tenants to offer support.  Position also assists other Partnership events and programs as needed.

      Job Duties:

      • Collect and compile research on Downtown.  Maintain current reference materials and seek new sources from other agencies, governments or private sector firms in order to respond to specific inquiries. Typical research will include demographic data, office, retail vacancy rates, employee data, pedestrian counts, Downtown tenant lists, tourism data, available real estate, development activity etc.

      • Provide detailed information supporting prospects as needed.

      • Draft and send regular communication pieces designed to retain Downtown tenants or attract new ones.

      • Attend public meetings to show support for appropriate Downtown development that fits the vision for Downtown Phoenix.

      • Manage regular communications to tell the story of Downtown Phoenix economic development.

      • Visit regularly with Downtown businesses to maintain communication with stakeholders and offer assistance when necessary.

      • Organize events designed to draw attention to development opportunities and available real estate in Downtown.

      • Market and promote available retail space.

      • Create collateral (both electronic and hard-copy) to share research statistics, development activity etc.  Assemble Downtown information packets.

      • Maintain and update the "Do Business Here" section of downtownphoenix.com.

      • Maintain database/log of all calls relating to business relocation, real estate inquiries and economic development activity.

      • Respond to requests for more information on Downtown development, available space and tenant improvement questions.

      • Managing data on the economic development portion of the DPI website including updating all resources and adding additional information

      • Responds to general requests from senior staff

      Position Qualifications:
      • College degree preferred in a field such as real estate, planning or business.

      • Technically proficient with personal computers utilizing the Microsoft Windows platform, databases and Microsoft Office Suite.

      Desired Professional/Personal Characteristics: 

      The coordinator should be a team player with a basic knowledge of Downtown Phoenix and a genuine desire to see it succeed.  Familiarity with the real estate industry and terminology as well as economic development and/or urban planning practices, principals, and research methodologies is essential.  A general understanding of what resources are available from the public and private sectors as well as the community & region as a whole should be known. The candidate should be able to write concise copy, be self-motivated and a creative problem solver as well as a team player possessing the ability to manage tasks in a timely manner.  Due to numerous responsibilities, an ability to maintain and adhere to a work calendar while handling multiple tasks simultaneously is vital.

      • Possess effective written and oral communication skills including articulating professionally to a diverse business constituency and the public as a whole by answering the phone, responding to emails, assisting with inquiries and visiting Downtown Phoenix tenants. etc.

      How to Apply:

      Please address your resume and a cover letter to:  Dan Klocke, Downtown Phoenix Inc. and email them to jhart@dtphx.org

      Program Director — Tonto Creek Camp (Phoenix/Payson)

      Date Posted: July 14, 2015
      Position Description:

      Tonto Creek Camp (TCC) a nonprofit providing educational and leadership programs for youth is seeking a Program Director.  TCC provides programs for youth at its residential camp facility (Payson) and at schools throughout the state.  One of TCC's major initiatives is in the STEM Centered Outdoor Education area.  TCC is growing rapidly and changing the lives of our youth throughout the state.

      Position Qualifications:

      The Program Director must be passionate about servicing youth.  Experience in education with some emphasis in outdoor education is preferred but not a requirement.  Must have the ability to multi-task, work with schools arranging educational sessions, teaching, directing our Educational Field Instructors and developing programs.  Location:  Must spend time at the residential camp.  TCC does provide housing at the camp but could live in Payson or commute from Phoenix.

       

      How to Apply:

      please send resume to:tom@tontocreekcamp.org

      Program Manager — Daring Adventures (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 13, 2015
      Position Description:

      Daring Adventures is a nonprofit organization committed to improving the lives of individuals with disabilities through the power of outdoor recreation. We are looking for a highly motivated, intuitive leader to manage the program growth. This is currently a part-time position, which with available funding may become full time.

       

      Job Responsibilities:

      Accomplishes strategic program objectives set forth by the board of directors. Oversees Daring Adventures adaptive recreation and Wounded Warrior activities.

       

      General Duties:

      • Recruit, select, orient, train, assign, schedule, coach, counsel and discipline staff; communicate job expectations; plan, monitor, appraise and review job contributions; plan and review compensation; enforce policies and procedures
      • Develop policies and procedures to assure the safety and respect of program participants, volunteers and staff
      • Contribute information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; prepare and complete action plans; implement productivity, quality and participant-service standards; resolve problems; identify new areas of growth, determine improvements; implement change
      • Financial forecasting; prepare program budget; oversee and review expenditures; analyze variances; initiate corrective actions
      • Network in disability community to increase program participation
      • Develop plan and implement board directed recommendations for new programming i.e. respite, day camps for day treatment programs and group homes
      • Work with the CEO to prepare budgets, meeting reports, presentations
      • Oversee the management of the database, IT and social media (excluding fundraising)
      • Outreach and relationship building with community partners

       

      Skills:

      Staffing, planning, people management, manage profitability, promote process improvement, financial planning and strategy, strategic planning, manage and analyze information, vision, performance management

       

      Reporting:

      Reports to the CEO

       

      Position Qualifications:

      A minimum of five years experience managing people, nonprofit organizations and/or recreation programs

      Extensive experience working with volunteers

      Competency in Microsoft Office

      How to Apply:

      Please send cover letter, resume to: alisa@daring-adventures.org by July 24, 2015.

      Food Bank Coordinator — Chandler Christian Community Center (Chandler )

      Date Posted: July 10, 2015
      Position Description:

      The Food Bank Coordinator is responsible for administration of the food bank inventory, ensuring a well-stocked food supply to benefit customers of the Chandler Food Bank program. Also responsible for coordinating food drives, transportation and inventory of donated food. Represents the agency in the community and among donors and suppliers.

      Duties include:

      Customer Service

      • Develop system to support and organize outreach to new organizations to solicit food drives and advocates for food bank.
      • Develop system to proactively reach out to past food drive donors.
      • Create and distribute post-food drive survey that identifies recommendations for improving food drive support and other potential food drive donors.
      • Maintain positive relations with agencies, food bank staff, donors and volunteers to foster continued support and a professional working relationship.
      • Provide excellent customer service to agency customers and partners.
      • Arranges for drop off of donation boxes and pick up of food at the end of food drive.
      • Communicates requested and most emergent needs for food and maintains flyer with current information.
      • Maintain current information in monthly in-kind spreadsheet, creating and mailing certificates to all donors annually.
      • Maintains food drive spreadsheet monthly.
      • Promote team culture in all working relationships with staff and volunteers
      • Work with volunteers when assigned to do so. Provide those volunteers with guidance as needed.

       

      Recordkeeping

      • Prepare documentation for shipping, receiving, unloading, and warehousing of product, as defined by CCCC policies and procedures, and ensure accurate computer entry of inventory data to ensure uniformity and quality to maximize efficiency and provide accurate and detailed reports.
      • Reports upcoming and completed food drives monthly to Food Bank Manager, including number of pounds donated, etc.
      • Completes all necessary monthly, quarterly and annual reports as requested.
      • Maintain accurate record keeping in compliance with United Food Bank and DES standards.
      • Work with Food Bank staff to develop a procedure for deciding upon policy changes, changing the manual to reflect policy changes and communicating policy changes to all relevant parties.
      • Develop and document training program for staff/volunteers based on the manual.

       

      Food Handling

      • Coordinate the pick up, unloading, and proper storage of donated foods from food drives, stores, restaurants, gleaning (post-harvesting) and other entities.
      • Drive truck / van to pick up donations from stores and organizations in a timely manner
      • Receive donated food; weigh and record receipt of food, sort and eliminate food items unfit for distribution to clients. 

       

      Inventory Development and Management

      • Have working knowledge of Feeding America’s warehouse practices and pertinent manuals and materials related to food bank operations
      • Comply with food storage areas health code requirements.
      • Observe safety practices while in the warehouse as well as operating warehouse equipment including, but not limited to, the forklift and Food Bank delivery vehicles. Alert Food Bank Manager of unsafe conditions/practices.
      • Maintain all current licenses, certifications, and attends mandatory trainings in accordance with State and Federal mandated requirements.
      • Familiar with safety standards, AZ Department of Health, ADOT and AZ Dept of Agriculture regulation and with all Feeding America warehouse operations standards

       

      Position Qualifications:

      Qualifications and Experience:

      • High school diploma/GED and a minimum of two years post-secondary education; Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred.
      • Two years related work experience in a similar position preferred
      • A combination of post-secondary education and related work experience that totals a minimum of four years (combined) may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.
      •  Must be able to work 40 hours/week; Monday through Friday. Flexibility to work some evenings/weekends
      • Demonstrated ability to operate forklift and other warehouse equipment; a minimum of one year preferred
      • Knowledge of safe food handling/storage, product rotation and warehousing best practices.
      • Frequent lifting and bending; full range of motion in lower and upper extremities and use of back; long periods of standing
      • Must be able to withstand temperature changes from repeated exposure to cold while working with inventory in CCCC’s walk-in refrigerator and freezer
      • Demonstrates dependability, service attitude, and strong organizational skills
      • Strong math and written communication skills and able to interface with internal and external customers.
      • Bilingual preferred with the ability to write, read and speak both in Spanish and English.
      • Ability to work in a team environment.
      • Strong computer skills including Internet and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel) and internet-based applications.
      • Works well independently with minimum supervision.
      • Knowledge of warehouse operations, practices, procedures and standards.
      • Positive attitude and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
      • Excellent interpersonal and relationship skills
      • Experience working with volunteers and/or clients from diverse backgrounds
      • Must have a valid Arizona Driver’s License and a clean driving record and be responsible for any traffic violations whether moving or parking occurring during the course of business
      How to Apply:

      Email resume to Tracey@chandlerfoodbank.org or apply in person.

      PAC/PEACE Facilitator/Intake Specialist - PART TIME — Chrysalis (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      Position Summary: 
      The PAC/PEACE Facilitator/Intake Specialist co- facilitates Offender Treatment groups with another member of the PAC/PEACE team and completes intake assessments of new PAC/PEACE clients as needed.

      Position Qualifications:

      Knowledge, Ability, Experience Requirements: 

      • Masters degree in Counseling or related field or Bachelor's degree in behavioral health related field plus two years experience or combination of education and experience equal to Master's degree (six years) 
      • Knowledge of domestic violence and related issues 
      • Knowledge of community resources 
      • Experience in group facilitation and case evaluation/assessment 
      • Demonstrate ability to maintain professional relationship with clients 
      • Ability to function well in crisis situation 
      • Ability to maintain working relationships with supervisor, co-workers, clients and community agencies 
      • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing
      How to Apply:

      Please email resume and cover letter to: ralcaraz@noabuse.org 
      or 
      Fax to: 602-955-0165 ATTN. Human Resources 

      www.noabuse.org

      Local Foods Coordinator — Local First Arizona Foundation (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      The Local Foods Coordinator will support a variety of programs for the Local First Arizona Foundation team, including award-winning events, statewide communications about healthy food systems, our Good Food Finder AZ website, and management of food related business memberships. 
      The coordinator will have a passion for healthy foods from the growers to the restaurants, retailers, and schools, and will be interested in event management, marketing, education, collaboration, and meaningful change.

      Position Qualifications:

      The ideal candidate for Local Foods Coordinator will: 
      Have an understanding of and experience with small & large agricultural businesses, food producers, restaurants, and purveyors of Arizona. 

      Be familiar with the use of emerging digital marketing tools and strategies including social media, blogging, WordPress, and newsletter creation 

      Have food-related connections (growers, ranchers, producers, purveyors, restaurants, wineries, craft breweries, farmer's markets) 

      Have event management experience, including coordinating volunteers and vendors, as well as marketing and planning for successful food related events 

      KEY SKILLS Self-starting; Solutions-oriented; Well-organized; Works independently; Project and event management; Understands Marketing; Good written and oral communication skills; Great interpersonal skills; Comfortable with technology including basic database management and all social media as well as WordPress; Passion for building healthy communities

      How to Apply:

      Please send cover letter and resume to Kimber@localfirstaz.com

      Bilingual Benefits Coordinator — Chandler Christian Community Center (Chandler)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      Performs outreach to the community and assists eligible individuals and families to increase their knowledge of and access to public benefits including SNAP, AHCCCS and other assistance. 

      • Conducts client outreach. 
      • Recruits individuals and families, with particular emphasis on uninsured or underinsured families with children age 5 or under. 
      • Educates clients on affordable health care resources including AHCCCS and KidsCare, Affordable Care Act. 
      • Assists clients to sign up for public benefits using the Health-e ArizonaPlus online application. 
      • Provides resources and referrals to clients through low intensity case management and connection to benefits. 
      • Processes online applications, submits applications to DES, and performs follow up with DES and clients. 
      • Assists clients to identify alternative resources, either within CCCC programs and/or in the community, to address specific needs. 
      • Conducts client intake/registration for emergency and supplemental food as needed for outreach and recruitment. 
      • Establishing partnerships for satellite sites for providing benefits to clients. 
      • Attends program-specific meetings, monthly mandatory conference call and represents the agency in the community as needed. 
      • Assists in developing, preparing, and implementing the course of action and service strategies appropriate for achieving program outcomes. 
      • Documents services provided and prepares activity and mileage reports in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
      Position Qualifications:
      • Two years related work experience in a human services setting providing direct services to the public is preferred. 
      • A combination of post-secondary education and related work experience that demonstrates a candidate meeting qualifications. 
      • Strong oral and written communication skills and able to interface with internal and external customers. 
      • Strong presentation and organizational skills. 
      • Fluency in English and Spanish required. 
      • Strong computer skills including Internet and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel) and internet-based applications. 
      • Works well independently with minimum supervision. 
      • Valid Arizona Driver's License
      How to Apply:

      Please submit a resume and cover letter to Lori Tapia, Family Resource Center Director at lori@chandlerfoodbank.org.

      Curator of Programming - SMoCA — Scottsdale Cultural Council/SMoCA (Scottsdale)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      We are seeking a full time individual who will be responsible for the development and coordination of educational and outreach activities designed to promote arts education for adults. SMoCA is a contemporary art museum with a focus on architecture and design. 

      Duties include: 

      1. Overseeing docent program for museum 
      2. Researching and implementing adult education opportunities 
      3. Developing opportunities for museum which are consistent with mission 
      4. Supervision of staff, interns and volunteers 
      5. Coordinates with other SCC divisions 

      The Scottsdale Cultural Council offers a full benefits package including health, dental, vision, LTD and life insurance (Two of our health plans are available at no cost for single coverage). We also offer Paid Time Off and Holiday schedule.

      Position Qualifications:

      Graduate of accredited 4 year university or college plus Master's degree in related field. 
      Minimum 4 years experience and/or training in museum setting 
      Extensive knowledge of Contemporary Art, architecture and design

      How to Apply:

      Visit our website to apply: 
      https://recruit.zoho.com/ats/ViewJob.na?digest=gvE4v926PtTZP8qhghzBDkOo2bRC4vI0zoztWGlShJw- 
      Or submit Resume, cover letter and salary expectations to resumes@sccarts.org with subject heading: SMoCA Curator of Programming 

      EOE/MF

      Childcare Program Coordinator — Maggie's Place (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 6, 2015
      Position Description:

      Description 

      The Childcare Program Coordinator position will be responsible for offering childcare while parents attend workshops or programs at The Maggie's Place Outreach Center, The Fiat House. The position will be split between direct engagement and administrative duties to plan lessons, activities, track attendance, and maintaining records. The position will work with the Programs Department to determine schedule and age-appropriate activities. 

      40 hrs/month, with a range of 5-15 hrs/week 

      Job Duties 

      1. Provide childcare to children, ages 0-12 while parents attend classes, and programs; programs are not longer than 3 hours. 
      2. Plan / implement age-appropriate lessons and activities for children ages 0-12 
      3. Work with Program Department to plan and implement workshops specifically for children 
      4. Manage babysitting waiver records; track attendance 
      5. Purchase supplies for program with approved budget 
      6. Awareness and ability to implement National Health and Safety Performance Standards Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs 
      7. Mandatory reporter for any suspected abuse/neglect issues as required by law 
      8. Plan and implement orientation process for volunteers helping with childcare; provide oversight and guidance for volunteers assigned to program; model professional standards and ethics in accordance with mission statement. 
      9. Responsible for finding approved substitute for schedule conflicts
      Position Qualifications:

      Required Qualifications 

      1. High School Diploma, or equivalent; some college. 
      2. Minimum of one year of general childcare experience 
      3. Flexible Schedule, some nights and weekends required.; flexibility to work a range of 5-10 hours weekly 
      4. Valid Arizona driver license, reliable transportation, and ability to show proof of registration/insurance 
      5. Fingerprint clearance or ability to obtain fingerprint clearance 
      6. Must have or complete training in CPR and First Aid and remain current in certification 
      7. Ability and desire to work with diverse and underserved populations 
      8. Ability to communicate effectively and accurately 
      9. Ability to maintain program statistics, and remain within budget for supplies 

      Desired Qualifications 

      1. Bachelors degree, preferred: Education, Early Childhood Education, or Social Work. 
      2. 1-3 years of experience Early Childhood Care and Education
      How to Apply:

      To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to apply@maggiesplace.org with Childcare Program Coordinator in the subject line.

      Program Leader — Future for KIDS (Scottsdale)

      Date Posted: July 6, 2015
      Position Description:

      The Program Leader will implement our "Discover Your Future" after-school enrichment program. The position involves working closely with youth in grades 1-6, staff, volunteers, and organizations throughout the community. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, has a passion for working with kids and volunteers, and a personal interest in fitness, nutrition, and sports. This position requires excellent leadership and communication skills. 

      Responsibilities: 

      • Implement the 2 hour Discover Your Future out-of-school time program at up to 4 different program locations 
      • Facilitate the delivery of program curriculum effectively 
      • Manage large groups of youth and volunteer mentors 
      • Conduct volunteer meetings 30 min. prior to the program 
      • Communicate with parents when required 
      • Assist with volunteer training and reinforce this training while facilitating the program 
      • Manage program logistics, supplies, daily set-up and clean-up, attendance lists etc. 
      • Assist with program registration and promotion to youth, volunteers and parents 
      • Communicate with Program Manager regarding all program details 
      • Provide Program Manager and site partners with regular program updates 
      • Assist with large-scale sports and fitness camps (3 annual) 

      Programming Hours: Mon - Thurs between 2:00pm - 6:00pm (9-12 hours per week) 
      Office Hours: Fridays TBD (2 hours per week) 
      Total Hours per Week: 11-14 
      Program Start/End Dates: July 2015-May 2016 
      Salary: $12 per hour

      Position Qualifications:

      Qualifications/Attributes: 

      • Experience managing youth programs and activities 
      • Ability to educate, inspire and motivate youth participants and adult volunteers 
      • Classroom management skills 
      • Ability to manage and empower adult volunteers 
      • Strong leadership skills 
      • Reliable transportation with space for transporting program supplies and sports equipment 
      • Excellent organizational and communication skills 
      • Experience training others
      How to Apply:

      To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to info@futureforkids.org

      Medical/Health/Direct Service

      Licensing Specialist — West Valley Child Crisis Center (Peoria)

      Date Posted: July 29, 2015
      Position Description:

      POSITION SUMMARY:  The Licensing Specialist works with the resource family to obtain their fostering license or their certification for adoption. The Licensing Specialist provides support and resources through an individualized plan that includes: home studies, visits, crisis intervention resources, ongoing training, counseling resources, respite care, training and other services if needed.

      ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP: The Licensing Specialist reports to the Foster/Adoption Program Manager.

       

      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

      • Negotiate and coordinate foster and adoptive placements;
      • Prepare certification reports, placement report and home studies on adoptive and foster parents, and such other reports that the court may require;
      • Supervise and monitor the licensed foster home on a regular basis depending on the experience of the foster parent, length of time the child has been in the home, and the needs of the family;
      • Document the foster/adoptive parent(s) interactions with the child placed in their home and any other significant findings and submit documentation to the designated District staff within fifteen (15) business days after the visit occurs;
      • Participate as a member of the DCS service team which includes participation in ongoing case plan staffing or the Child and Family Team (CFT) meetings;
      • Lead or co-lead PS-MAPP or Medically Complex trainings as requested;
      • Provide or arrange for twelve (12) hours of specialized training for potential parents who will caring for medically fragile children;
      • Ensure crisis intervention services or access to Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) services are available twenty four hours, seven days a week for the family;
      • Provide each new licensed family or certified family an option of having a mentor/buddy with experience as a resource family within thirty (30) days after placement of a child;
      • Help families evaluate their needs for supportive services and provide assistance in accessing medical, specialized education, or social services;
      • Develop an individualized support, training and monitoring plan for each family. This plan shall be reviewed and updated with the family throughout home visits;
      • Ensure that the licensed foster parent completes at least six (6) hours of ongoing training annually consistent with the licensed foster parent's professional development plan;
      • Offer each licensed family foster home a minimum of one hundred forty-four (144) hours of respite coverage per fiscal year. Make arrangements and payment of respite coverage for the foster family;
      • Start the family foster home licensing renewal process at least ninety (90) calendar days prior to the license expiring;
      • Provide pre-placement, placement, post-placement or post-adoption services to child(ren) and families;
      • Submit the completed documentation for extension of the adoption certification (adoption recertification) at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to the adoption certification expiring; and
      • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

      WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in the community with exposure to inclement weather and unpredictable crisis situations.

      Position Qualifications:

      REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

      • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related human service field from an accredited college or university and two years of professional experience in human service field OR master's degree in social work or in a related human services field from an accredited college or university;
      • Knowledge of child welfare system;
      • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently and manage time and tasks effectively; proficiency with Microsoft Office;
      • Proficient in diagnosing, assessing and evaluating the maturity, strengths, functional levels and readiness of persons and couples to become foster and adoptive parents;
      • Knowledge of casework and group work concepts and the skills in utilizing both methods effectively;
      • Ability to relate with a positive, warm and friendly manner to persons of any economic, educational or social level and to persons of any racial, ethnic or cultural background; and
      • Must obtain PS-MAPP certification and co-present PS-MAPP trainings.

      OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

      • Applicants are subject to meeting appropriate background standards;
      • This position requires the use of the applicant's personal vehicle. Individuals must be physically capable of operating a vehicle safely, possess a valid driver's license, have auto insurance, and have an acceptable driving record;
      • Some positions will require the performance of other essential and marginal functions depending upon work location or assignment; and
      • Some evenings and weekends required.
      How to Apply:

      TO APPLY:

      Submit a letter of interest and resume to:

      West Valley Child Crisis Center

      Attn: Candace Schulte, Foster Care, Adoption and Training Supervisor

      14050 N. 83rd Avenue, Suite 120

      Peoria, AZ 85381

      Fax:  623-848-8864

      E-mail:  cschulte@wvccc.org

      For more information about West Valley Child Crisis Center, visit www.wvccc.org.

      Case Worker — Tempe Community Action Agency (Tempe)

      Date Posted: July 28, 2015
      Position Description:

      To provide ongoing support to clients through comprehensive assessment, planning, implementation and overall evaluation of individual client needs. The overall goal of the position is to enhance the quality of client management and to provide care, coordination and discharge planning of all clients. This position is part of the Health Start Team.

      Position Qualifications:

      Experience: Two years of professional case worker experience or social work experience.

      Education: Equivalent to the completion of an Associate's degree in a behavior health related field.

      License/Certifications:Level One Clearance Card a must.  Valid Drivers license with a good driving record.      

      Status: 

      Part Time / Hourly, 25-30  hours per week.

      How to Apply:

      Send resume to Rosario Fuentes at rosariof@tempeaction.org

      PATIENT/CLIENT NAVIGATOR — Native American Connections (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 17, 2015
      Position Description:

      MISSION:

      Improving the lives of individuals and families through Native American culturally appropriate behavioral health, affordable housing, and community development services

      POSITION SUMMARY:

      The Patient/Client Navigator works collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team to build working relationships, solve problems, direct clients to resources both within the organization and externally in the community, as well as supports clients as they learn to self-navigate health care systems, including primary medical care, mental health services, restorative dental services, substance abuse treatment, and other services, such as housing, entitlements enrollment, education or workforce development and/or financial permanency. 

      RESPONSIBILITIES:

      • Work to effectively address the needs of women throughout their pregnancy and birth experience in a collaborative, client-centered environment.
      • Assist clients in the removal of barriers to optimal health via coaching, mentoring on medical system barriers, financial barriers, communication barriers, psychological barriers, and transportation and child care issues.
      • Provide teaching regarding use of the inappropriate healthcare utilization; assist with regular use of medical home, and coaching regarding health literacy and healthcare provider communications.
      • Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with community based organizations, social service agencies and other service providers in order to refer and coordinate services across multiple agencies/service providers. Such as, Native Health, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Tribal/Regional Behavioral Health Authorities, and the Arizona Department of Health Services.
      • Facilitate and monitor scheduling and arranging of medical and dental appointments for patients/ families.
      • Assist with establishing and maintaining public entitlements, housing placement assistance, education/workforce development and other services needed to increase health and wellness along with family stability.
      • Participate in a variety of health education opportunities, including facilitation of classes, and one-on-one encounters with clients.
      • Weekly check-ins with assigned clients, charting the progress and uncovering new or continuing health, financial, and education/workforce issues.
      • Report monthly to the multi-disciplinary team the accomplishments and client outcomes from the previous month. Prepare quarterly reports from databases.
      • Provide after-treatment outreach and support to continue to move clients from an emergency care model to a preventative/primary care model and permanent housing.

       EDUCATIONAL/WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:

      • Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Social Work, Psychology or another relevant Health Science field.
      • 1-2 years' experience in a healthcare and/or customer-service role, or in women's health and/or maternity.
      • Experience facilitating group sessions and/or discussions a plus.
      • Fingerprint Clearance Card.
      • CPR/First Aid Certificate within 90 days of hire
      • Possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license and reliable transportation
      Position Qualifications:
      • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively with a wide range of people, teams, managers, supervisors, and vendors.
      • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.
      • Excellent customer service skills.
      • Must demonstrate critical thinking, problem-solving and organizational and time management skills.
      • Must be able to work well with others in a team approach.
      • Possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license.
      • Fingerprint Certificates within 90 days of hire.
      • MS Office proficiency.
      • Bilingual-Spanish desired.
      • Knowledge of HIPPA preferred
      • Experience in working with the Native American population preferred
      How to Apply:

      IMPORTANT NOTES

      NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE: Preference is given to qualified Native American Applicants in accordance with the Indian Preference Act. If claiming a preference, a copy of valid documentation will be necessary.

      EEO/AA

      Apply using the following link: http://jobs.nativeconnections.org/patient-client-navigator/job/5485148.

      Behavioral Health Clinician / Assessor — Native American Connections (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 14, 2015
      Position Description:

      POSITION SUMMARY:
      Under the direct supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, this position is responsible for completing all client assessments in a timely manner and recommending placement in either a NAC program or to the most appropriate agency.

      RESPONSIBILITIES:
      * Complete all assessments and RBHA forms and places client in appropriate service within NAC or makes referrals to the provider network.
      * Complete Individual Service Plans
      * Assist with Case Management
      * Provide chemical dependency counseling to individuals/groups in the areas outlined in the program description and structure of content.
      * Provides intake, assessment and referral services.
      * Document / monitor the documentation of all services provided through client records and data (i.e., demographic data, treatment plans, psychosocial history, progress notes, discharge planning, etc.).
      * Oversees and assists each assigned client with individualized service planning and reviews.
      * Provide culturally sensitive therapy modalities through existing services, outside referral services, or the development of new services.
      * Assist in clinical discharge planning and / or referring clients to / or providing alternative services.
      * Maintain productivity standards as stipulated.
      * Provides reports / other utilization management documents
      * Provides family counseling on chemical dependency issues within the family and quarterly one weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) facilitates the Family Intensive group counseling session.
      * Actively Supervise Interns as needed under the oversight of the Clinical Supervisor. 
      * Maintains coordination of care with referral source on clients' progress in treatment.

      Position Qualifications:

      EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT:
      * Master's Degree in behavioral health field (II)
      * OR Bachelor's Degree with an AZ Board of Behavioral Health Independent License.

      WORK EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIREMENT:
      * MS Office proficiency
      * Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively with a wide range of people, teams, managers, supervisors, and vendors.
      * Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.
      * Excellent customer service skills.
      * Experience in working with the Native American population preferred
      * Must demonstrate critical thinking, problem- solving and organizational and time management skills.
      * Must be able to work well with others in a team approach.
      * Fingerprint Certificates within 90 days of hire.
      * Bilingual- Spanish desired
      * Requires strong managerial and leadership skills.
      * Required strong clinical skills
      * Licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners as a Substance Abuse Counselor, Professional Counselor, Marriage & Family therapist, Social Worker or other license as appropriate is preferred.
      * Possess a background in the delivery of individual/group/family counseling services, with a chemical dependency population.
      * Demonstrated working knowledge of the American Society of Addiction Medicine's Patient Placement Criteria.

      How to Apply:

      NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE: Preference is given to qualified Native American Applicants in accordance with the Indian Preference Act.  If claiming a preference, a copy of valid documentation must accompany the employment application.  EEO/AA

      To Apply, use the following link: http://jobs.nativeconnections.org/behavioral-health-clinician-assessor/j...

      Social Worker/Counselor — Hospice of the Valley (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 9, 2015
      Position Description:

      Position Profile

      Seeking a Social Worker/Counselor (MSW, BSW or Therapeutic Counselor) to be the Dementia Educator for a Hospice of the Valley’s Palliative Care for Dementia program.  This person will visit and provide education with phone support for patients with dementia in their homes or assisted living facilities, providing support for caregivers, discussing advance directives, reviewing medications with program Medical Director, and providing assistance in managing behaviors. The goal of the program is to increase the quality of life for persons with dementia and their caregivers. The right candidate will receive extensive education and support from Hospice of the Valley’s dementia program staff who have been recognized both nationally and internationally for their innovative and compassionate techniques in caring for individuals with dementia.

       

      Responsibilities

      • Provides expert palliative dementia care education and support in consultation with program manager and medical director.
      • Supports program goals of reducing costs including reducing hospitalizations, reducing nursing home placements, reducing early hospice use, and monitoring pharmacy costs, all while maintaining superb patient care.
      • Develops and maintains therapeutic relationships.
      • Provides comprehensive psychosocial assessments.
      • Provides emotional support.
      • Creates timely and accurate documentation.
      • Utilizes resources effectively and efficiently.
      • Maintains and enhances professional skills.
      • Adheres to high standards of personal and professional conduct.
      Position Qualifications:

      Minimum Qualifications

      • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in social work/counseling is preferred.
      • Minimum of two years’ experience working in a setting which includes persons with dementia. 
      • Excellent knowledge base of dementia including causes, symptoms, and management of dementia and family support strategies.
      • Broad understanding of community resources for persons with dementia including those related to financial benefits.
      • Understanding of ALTCS, Medicare, and other insurance benefits relevant for older adults in Maricopa County.
      • Demonstrated understanding of issues of terminal illness; death and dying; loss and grief.
      • Awareness and sensitivity to cultural diversity.
      • Knowledge of self-care, personal boundaries; abilities, limits and inner resources.

       

       

      Hospice of the Valley offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits that include medical, dental and vision plans, generous paid time off, a matching 401k, tuition assistance, an award winning wellness program and a host of employee recognition and rewards. Employees also receive comprehensive orientation, training and resources. 

      Hospice of the Valley is an equal employment opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V

      How to Apply:

      Please visit our website www.hov.org/careers to submit an on-line application.

      Advocate PRN (On Call) — Sojourner Center (Central/South Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 9, 2015
      Position Description:

      Our vision: A world free from domestic violence

      Sojourner Center is Arizona's largest domestic violence service provider and a recognized leader in the fields. We provide a comprehensive continuum of care that addresses the physical, mental, emotional, and social needs of domestic violence.

      Job Summary: The Advocate PRN position is an on call, as needed Advocate in support of the Sojourner Center mission. They provide support and resources for women and families fleeing domestic violence with a focus on safety and empowerment. Shares responsibility for the Support Desk and Crisis Line.

      Essential Functions:

      1. Recognizes and effectively responds to impacts of domestic violence and trauma.
      2. Forms relationships with staff and participants providing objective support and maintaining professional boundaries. 
      3. Provides ongoing modeling, support, referrals and resources, taking crisis calls and coordinating services.
      4. Provides family support within the scope of the cultures of the families served.
      5. Assesses needs of participants, providing follow-up as assigned while building rapport and a positive sense of community.
      6. Monitors participants' self-administration of medications.
      7. Identifies/adapts to crisis events, taking appropriate actions as assigned.
      8. Participates in the care and maintenance of the campus and equipment; prepares/cleans/packs rooms.
      9. Documents services in accordance with established guidelines.
      10. Meets with Supervisors regularly and as scheduled and attends training as agreed upon with supervisors.
      Position Qualifications:

      Education, Experience, and Other Requirements:

      • Two years of post-secondary education in a related field, or High School Diploma and two (2) years' experience in social services. Prefer experience in family violence programs.
      • Ability to obtain a Level I Fingerprint Clearance Card, CPR and First Aid certification.
      • Bi-lingual Spanish-English preferred.
      How to Apply:

      When applying, please attach your resume and a letter of interest To apply click here: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=sojournerc

      Tribal Liaison & Contract Development — Native American Connections (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      The Tribal Liaison is responsible for strengthening and expanding Native American Connections' identity, and increasing the business and working relationships with key Tribal and Urban Indian communities for which NAC provides services, conducts business, and develops future opportunities.

      *         Represent NAC with Tribal and Urban Indian communities by attending key meetings, facilitating presentations, building business relationships and making regular contact with strategic partners.

      *         Develop presentations and training materials thatincreases behavioral health referrals and expands the behavioral health contract base.

      *         Establish a network of experts and contacts at the Tribal, State, Local and National level.

      *         Act as liaison with Federal, State, Corporate, Tribal and private funding programs to ensure that Native American Connections is in compliance with all behavioral health contracts and governmental requirements.

      *         Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve the mission and vision of Native American Connections.

      *         Collaborate with the Behavioral Health Director of Quality and Compliance on all RBHA and Tribal contracts and work with Housing & Real Estate Development in creating new housing, business, and community development opportunities.

      *         Proactively outreach to Native and Non-Native communities and respond to requests for additional information about Native American Connections.

      *         Market NAC's Wellness Center and other behavioral health and housing programs to increase behavioral health referrals and expand the existing revenue base.

      *         Occasionally travel within and beyond the State of Arizona to establish and maintain Tribal relationships while promoting NAC's behavioral health and housing services. 

      *         Effectively use and grow technology for communication and relationship building.

      *         Provide reports and/or other utilization management documents as requested.

      *         Proactively disseminate information, contact lists, resources and assistance to all referring agencies with a primary focus on the Tribes and Urban Indian programs.

      *         Maintain a working and referral relationship with Phoenix Area Indian Health Service, Tribal substance abuse programs, detox centers, Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Native Health and other numerous medical facilities and referral agencies.

      *         Provide direct services/traditional services as needed if appropriate. 

      *         Support and actively engage in practices of inclusion through Cultural and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards.

      Position Qualifications:

      *         Bachelor's degree in behavioral health related field, or Business/Public Relations, Public Policy, Community Development field

      *         Master's degree, preferred.

      *         Four years' experience working with tribal behavioral health programs & substance abuse recovery.

      *         Two years' professional experience in working with Native American tribes (working knowledge) in health, business, or community development in general.

      *         Fingerprint Certificate within 90 days of hire. *         Working knowledge of the economic, educational and social challenges of Native Americans.

      *         Solid knowledge of behavior health systems, particularly around substance abuse and recovery.

      *         Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively with a wide range of people, teams, managers, supervisors, and vendors.

      *         Requires strong managerial and leadership skills.

      *         Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.

      *         Excellent customer service skills.

      *         Must demonstrate critical thinking, problem- solving & organizational & time management skills.

      *         MS Office proficiency

      How to Apply:

      Apply using the following link: http://jobs.nativeconnections.org/tribal-liaison-and-contract-developmen...

      EEO

      Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/401k

      Physical Therapist (2 positions) — United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      Job Title: Physical Therapist 
      Department: Therapy 
      Reports To: Physical Therapist Lead 
      Category: Full time 
      Supervises: Interns 
      Job Function:
      Provides direct Physical Therapy services to consumers. 
      Essential Responsibilities: 

      • Provides assessments and direct therapy services in individual or small group sessions at the main site or satellite locations. Participates with teachers and other therapists in extending therapy into programs other than UCP. 
      • Develops a therapeutic approach to exercises that can be carried out in the home and relates to daily living with consumers, families, and/or caregivers. Assists consumers, families, and/or caregivers to follow through on programs developed. 
      • Works as part of a comprehensive interdisciplinary team on the implementation of individual goals and objectives for each consumer. 
      • *Completes evaluations, contact notes, IFSP/ISP's and all written documentation as needed. In conjunction with the staff, consultants, and referral sources, develops prescriptive physical therapy programs for individuals. Identifies needs for adaptive equipment and prosthetic devices. Attends and contributes to staff meetings and case conferences.
      Position Qualifications:

      Qualifications: 
      Minimum: Master's degree in Physical Therapy, with a pediatric internship. Verifiable experience writing prescriptive programs. 
      Preferred: Master's degree in Physical Therapy, with one or more years experience working with children with developmental or multiple disabilities. Verifiable experience developing and implementing IFSP/IEP's in conjunction with a multi-disciplinary team. Bilingual (English/Spanish) 

      Licenses/Certificates: 

      • Must possess and maintain Registered Physical Therapist license. 
      • Must possess a valid driver's license and adequate insurance coverage per UCP policy. 

      Requirements: 

      • Must meet agency licensure standards for fingerprinting, CPR and first aid. 
      • Available to start immediately
      How to Apply:

      Qualified applicants can view job description and apply online at http://ucpcentralaz.recruiting.com/physical-therapist/job/5439584 or email resume and salary requirements to Human Resources at dhackett@ucpofcentralaz.org. Thank you for your interest in UCP of Central AZ

      Speech Therapist — United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      Job Title: Speech Therapist 
      Department: Therapy 
      Reports To: Speech Therapy Lead 
      Category: Full time 
      Supervises:Interns 
      Job Function:
      Provides direct Speech Therapy services to consumers. 
      Essential Responsibilities: 

      • Provides assessments and direct therapy services in individual or small group sessions at the main site or at satellites locations. Participates with teachers and other therapists in extending therapy into programs other than UCP. 
      • Develops a therapeutic approach to communication that can be carried out in the home and relates to daily living with consumers, families, and/or caregivers. Assists consumers, families, and/or caregivers to follow through on programs developed. 
      • Works as part of a comprehensive interdisciplinary team on the implementation of individual goals and objectives for each consumer. 
      • Completes evaluations, contact notes, IFSP/ISP's and all written documentation as needed. Develops prescriptive speech therapy programs for individuals in conjunction with staff, consultants, and referral sources. Identifies needs for communication and augmentative communication devices. Attends and contributes to staff meetings and case conferences. 
      • Assists in training in the use of augmentative devices or alternative forms of communication.
      Position Qualifications:

      Minimum: Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology, with a pediatric internship. Verifiable experience writing prescriptive programs. 
      Preferred: Master's degree in Speech Pathology, with one or more years of experience working with children with developmental or multiple disabilities. Verifiable experience developing and implementing IFSP/IEP's in conjunction with a multi-disciplinary team. Bilingual (English/Spanish) 

      Licenses/Certificates: 

      • Must possess Registered Speech Therapist License. 
      • ASHA Certification. 
      • Must possess a valid driver's license and adequate insurance coverage per UCP policy. 

      Requirements: 

      • Must meet agency licensure standards for fingerprinting, CPR and first aid. 
      • Must have internet access.
      How to Apply:

      Qualified applicants can view complete job description and apply online at http://ucpcentralaz.recruiting.com/speech-therapist/job/5429229 or email resume and salary requirements to Human Resources at dhackett@ucpofcentralaz.org. Thank you for your interest in UCP.

      Social Worker — Justa Center (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      This position will be responsible for the development and implementation of a sexual trauma program as well as coordinating all behavioral health services at Justa Center. 

      Job Responsibilities: 

      • Development and implementation of the sexual trauma program; 
      • Assessment of members' needs - identification of impediments to getting out of homelessness; 
      • Providing counseling in a variety of milieus - group, individual and family; 
      • Providing education to members on issues they're confronting; 
      • Liaison with outside agencies
      Position Qualifications:
      • MSW or equivalent degree 
      • Prefer 1-2 years working experience with the homeless population 

      Job Skills: 

      • Considerable knowledge of sexual trauma and women's issues; 
      • Knowledge of issues facing homeless women over the age of 55; 
      • Knowledge of services available for the homeless population; 
      • Knowledge of PTSD; 
      • Ability to take initiative and perform complex problem solving skills 
      • Ability to de-escalate crises as they arise 
      • Ability to adapt to a changing work environment
      How to Apply:

      Please send cover letter and resume to Susan Lewis at susan@justacenter.org. Please include your salary history in your cover letter.

      Occupational Therapist — United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 7, 2015
      Position Description:

      Job Title: Occupational Therapist 
      Department: Therapy 
      Reports To: Occupational Therapist Lead 
      Category: Full Time 
      Supervises: Interns 

      Job Function:
      Provides direct Occupational Therapy services to consumers. 

      Essential Responsibilities: 

      • Provides assessments and direct therapy services in individual or small group sessions at the main site or at satellites.
      • Participates with teachers and other therapists in extending therapy into programs other than UCP. 
      • Develops a therapeutic approach to handling that can be carried out in the home and relates to daily living with consumers, families, and/or caregivers. Assists consumers, families, and/or caregivers to follow through on programs developed. 
      • Works as part of a comprehensive interdisciplinary team on the implementation of individual goals and objectives for each consumer. 
      • Completes evaluations, contact notes, IFSP/ISP's, and all written documentation as needed. In conjunction with the staff, consultants and referral sources, develops prescriptive occupational therapy programs for individuals. Identifies needs for adaptive equipment and prosthetic devices. Attends and contributes to staff meetings and case conferences. 
      • Assists in training in the use of adaptive equipment and/or prosthetic devices.
      Position Qualifications:

      Minimum: Master's degree in Occupational Therapy, with a pediatric internship. Verifiable experience writing prescriptive programs. 

      Preferred: Master's degree in Occupational Therapy, with one or more years of experience working with children with developmental or multiple disabilities. Verifiable experience developing and implementing IFSP/IEP's in conjunction with a multi-disciplinary team. Bilingual (English/Spanish) 

      Licenses/Certificates: 

      • Must possess and maintain Registered Occupational Therapist license. 
      • Must possess a valid driver's license and adequate insurance coverage per UCP policy. 

      Requirements: Must meet agency licensure standards for fingerprinting, CPR and first aid.

      How to Apply:

      Qualified applicants can view a complete copy of the job description and apply online at http://ucpcentralaz.recruiting.com/occupational-therapist-ft/job/5439582 or email resume and salary requirement to Human Resources atdhackett@ucpofcentralaz.org. Thank you for your interest in UCP.

      Dental Administrator — St. Vincent de Paul (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 6, 2015
      Position Description:

      Primary Responsibilities: 
      The Dental Administrator reports to the Chief Operations Officer and is responsible for the overall operations of the Dental Clinic to ensure that services are consistent with the Mission of the Society, services are delivered efficiently, and services are of high quality. This position works closely with the clinical Dental Director and interacts with other administrative departments of the Society to include: 

      Requirements: 

      • Four year degree required 

      Clinical: 

      • Population served, management of demand 
      • Scope of services 
      • Staffing employees, volunteers, students, contractors 
      • Facility equipment, supplies, maintenance 
      • Risk and Quality Management issues and processes 
      • Management of donations and in-kind services 
      • Day to day operations 

      Personnel: 

      • Employees: hiring, performance evaluations, payroll, job duties, development 
      • Contractors: need, conditions 
      • Volunteers: recruit, credential, schedule, monitor performance 
      • Students: relationships with schools and requirements 

      Administrative: 

      • Agreements and contracts 
      • Budgeting 
      • Fundraising 
      • Statistics 
      • Credentialing of volunteers - 
      • Insurance - professional liability 
      • Strategic direction - 
      • Board Communication - Clinic Policy & Practice Committee
      Position Qualifications:

      Qualifications: 

      • Working knowledge of clinical dental services and delivery 
      • Personnel management/supervision experience in a dental or medical setting 
      • Clinic/office/business operations experience 
      • Excellent written and spoken communication skills 
      • Detail-oriented with strong interpersonal and communications skills 
      • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 
      • Strong critical thinking skills 
      • Experience with dental software 
      • Self-sufficient with computer skills 

      ADA Requirements: 

      • Able to stand, walk and lift up to 50 pounds.
      How to Apply:

      Please visit our website www.stvincentdepaul.net and scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the "Careers" tab. You will be redirected to our jobs board.

      Social Worker — Justa Center (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 2, 2015
      Position Description:

      This position will be responsible for the development and implementation of a sexual trauma program as well as coordinating all behavioral health services at Justa Center. 

      Job Responsibilities: 

      Development and implementation of the sexual trauma program; 
      Assessment of members' needs - identification of impediments to getting out of homelessness; 
      Providing counseling in a variety of milieus - group, individual and family; 
      Providing education to members on issues they're confronting; 
      Liaison with outside agencies

      Position Qualifications:

      MSW or equivalent degree 
      Prefer 1-2 years working experience with the homeless population 

      Job Skills: 
      Considerable knowledge of sexual trauma and women's issues; 
      Knowledge of issues facing homeless women over the age of 55; 
      Knowledge of services available for the homeless population; 
      Knowledge of PTSD; 
      Ability to take initiative and perform complex problem solving skills 
      Ability to de-escalate crises as they arise 
      Ability to adapt to a changing work environment

      How to Apply:

      Please send cover letter and resume to Susan Lewis at susan@justacenter.org. Please include your salary history in your cover letter.

      Early Stage Program Coordinator — Alzheimer's Association Desert Southwest Chapter (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 2, 2015
      Position Description:

      The Alzheimer's Association Desert Southwest Chapter empowers and supports individuals and families struggling with dementia throughout Arizona and southern Nevada. More than 20,000 families will be assisted this year through core programs of Helpline, Family Care Consultation, Support Groups, Education Early Stage and Safe Return. The organization currently has an opening for an Early Stage Program Coordinator in Phoenix who will coordinate and directly provide case management, education and supportive services for individuals in the early stage of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their families. The position also conducts community outreach, with significant teamwork and collaborative efforts with staff, volunteers, and aging/social services organizations, throughout Central Arizona.

      Position Qualifications:

      The current opening is for a master's level social service professional with dementia-specific experience. Effective organizational, team work and interpersonal skills are needed, in addition to multicultural competency and the ability to work effectively with diverse communities.

      How to Apply:

      Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their resumes and salary expectations to Cindy Vargo, Central Arizona Regional Director, Alzheimer's Association Desert Southwest Chapter, 1028 E McDowell, Phoenix AZ 85006 or at Cvargo@alz.org.

      Housing Services

      Program Coordinatior-POND Program — one·n·ten (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 15, 2015
      Position Description:

      PROGRAM COORDINATOR: POSITION DETAIL
      Title: one•n•ten Program Coordinator
      Organization, Location: Phoenix, AZ
      Position Type: Full Time (40 hours per week) non-exempt
      Reports To: Programs Manager
      Starting Salary Range: $12.50 - $15.86 per hour + benefits
      Application Submission Deadline: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 by 5:00 PM
      Ideal Start Date: Monday, August 10, 2015

      POSITION SUMMARY

      The Program Coordinator will work primarily within the one•n•ten Promise of a New Day (P.O.N.D.) Housing Program, assist with special events, and other duties assigned by supervisor(s). The one•n•ten P.O.N.D. program is a supportive housing program designed to assist youth experiencing homelessness gain the skills necessary to successfully transition to independent living. one•n•ten’s Program Coordinators work closely with the youth to ensure they have the resources to succeed. This includes job training, life skill training, mental health counseling, transportation, case management, and personal development goal-setting to guide their paths.

      CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
      Support and implement programs for one•n•ten youth to succeed:
      · Plan and oversee daily case management, programs, and administrative functions that support positive youth development outcomes.
      · Coordinate age-appropriate group activities, including those emphasizing workforce development, education, community engagement, healthy choices, and independence.
      · Establish and enforce safe-space guidelines consistent with organizational goals/mission.  
      · Oversee the provision of programmatic activities in accordance with established standards and goals.
      · Ensure that members are encouraged to participate in a variety of programs areas/activities and receive instruction and constructive feedback to develop skills in specific program area(s).
      · Demonstrate leadership to ensure appropriate conduct, safety and development of participants.
      · Actively recruit and refer new youth participants to homeless systems of care.
      · Plan, organize and implement positive youth development programs and activities for participants that will help young people access higher education opportunities and encourage them to pursue future careers.
      · Evaluate programs on a continual basis to ensure programs/activities respond to member needs and address participant’s sexual orientation, gender identity and cultural diversity.
      · Oversee proper record keeping and reporting including activities and events conducted, breakdowns of daily participation figures, notable achievements and any problems/issues
      · Ensure a productive work environment with instruction/guidance from Programs Manager and Director of Programs.
      · Increase visibility of general one•n•ten programs via announcements of upcoming daily and special events, internally & externally.
      · Develop and maintain relationships with schools, community leaders, and appropriate community agencies to assist with recruitment and referral services.
      · Develop collaborative partnerships with other homeless youth-serving organizations, educational partners, volunteers, members, parents, families, and community organizations.
      · Proficiency in computer applications: Word, Excel, and email, and working understanding of Internet search functionality including web development, career tools, resume building software, etc

      Position Qualifications:

      IDEAL CANDIDATE’S KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
      · History, mission and vision of one•n•ten.
      · Knowledge of one•n•ten programs, services, and events.
      · Knowledge of local and national partners.
      · Exemplary verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, attention to detail.
      · Exemplary customer service, public relations.
      · Able to motivate others; supervision of youth participants and weekly volunteers.
      · Understand, value and respect diversity in all forms, including diversity within the LGBTQ community.
      · Work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse volunteers, staff, community leaders, organizations, sponsors and other stakeholders.
      · Demonstrate professionalism, good judgment, and maintain confidentiality when required.
      · Work as an independent self-starter, without direct supervision, as well as a member of a team; develop positive working relationships with youth, volunteers, and staff.
      · Develop procedures, analyze problems, design effective plans and successfully engage others in the execution of plans.
      · Prepare accurate, concise and timely reports. · Know when to ask for help, advice and support, and when to offer it.
      · Provide and accept constructive feedback to/from supervisors, peers, volunteers, and youth participants.
      · Maintain a high level of professional energy and enthusiasm.

      QUALIFICATIONS
      · Knowledge of computer software and technology.
      · Extensive experience working with teens and young adults.
      · Ability to motivate youth and provide critical resources.
      · Ability to deal well with youth in crisis.
      · Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth.
      · Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment.
      · Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience (3-5 years) a plus.
      · CPR & First Aid certifications.
      · Screening Requirements: Criminal Background Check/Fingerprint Clearance Card.

      How to Apply:

      INSTRUCTIONS – HOW TO APPLY
      A complete application contains the following items:
      · A cover letter, not to exceed one page
      · A comprehensive resume
      · Contact information for three current professional references.

      Items should be saved together in one PDF (.pdf) or Word document (.doc or .docx), and saved with a file name in the following format:
      LastnamePCApplication.pdf
      or
      LastnamePCApplication.doc
      or
      LastnamePCApplication.docx

      Applicants who are unable to meet file format requirements should contact the one•n•ten office at least three days in advance of the deadline at 602-400-2601.

      Complete applications should be attached to an email message with “PC Submission” in the subject line, and sent to: office@onenten.org

      Applications will not be accepted through any other means.

      Applicants can expect to receive a confirmation within 2 business days indicating that an application has been successfully received.

      Application Submission Deadline: July 29, 2015 5:00 pm

      one•n•ten is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

      Training/Education

      ESL Teacher — HA.P.I. (Tempe)

      Date Posted: July 28, 2015
      Position Description:

      ESL TEACHER WITH A CERTIFICATE IN ENTHUSIASM !
      WHAT
      ESL Teacher fluent in Spanish to teach Hispanic adults
      WHEN
      3 nights a week, starting September 9 through May 16 - Long-term commitment
      WHERE
      Boys and Girls Clubs of the East Valley, West Side Center on 5th Street & Hardy in Tempe

      WHO WE ARE
      HA.P.I : Hablar Para Integrar, a one-of-a-kind program with mission to facilitate our Hispanic
      Community's integration in Arizona, principally through learning English as a first step. Now
      partnering with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley. We fulfil a real need in the Tempe area
      and growing fast. We need teachers!

      Position Qualifications:

      ** OUR IDEAL TEACHER HOLDS A CERTIFICATE IN ENTHUSIASM **

      Must be bilingual (English/Spanish)

      HA.P.I TEACHERS HAVE PASSION FOR
      - teaching
      - contributing to the personal growth and success of his/her students
      - guiding his/her students one at a time, with patience, enthusiasm and love

      ** OUR IDEAL TEACHER IS AVAILABLE, 100% RELIABLE & COMMITTED **

      How to Apply:

      HOW TO APPLY
      Send resume to Anne at hapi.arizona@yahoo.com

      Adult Literacy Teacher — Phoenix Indian Center (4520 North Central Avenue, Suite 250, Phoenix, AZ 85012)

      Date Posted: July 15, 2015
      Position Description:

      Teach and tutor adult students to prepare them to pass the High School Equivalency test, current the GED 2014. Administer and grade work assignments and examinations. Monitor progress of students in PLATO and classroom assignments.  Assist with date entry ensuring data is accurate and entered in a timely manner.  Ensure the learning environment is clean and organized.  Create lesson plans and provide instruction and tutoring to adult students in the areas of Reasoning Through Language Arts. Administer and grade work assignments and examinations in accordance with State ADE guidelines.

      Position Qualifications:

      Bachelor's degree or minimum 2 years of post-secondard education and 2 years verified experience as a teacher, tutor, or aide in an adult education program or in grades K-12.  Must possess a valid IVP DPS Fingerprint Card or able to obtain one upon offer of employment.  Must obtain a Provisional Teacher/Instructor Certificate within 90 days of hire and maintain the certification while employed.  Knowledge of education standards and learning styles.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Knowledge of the social, educational and economic issues of off-reservation Native American population.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Must have dependable transportion with valid driver's licence and insurance in compliance with Phoenix Indian Center requirements.

      How to Apply:

      Open Until Filled, Submit completed job application include current resue to: Phoenix Indian Cente Personnel; 4520 N. Central Avenue, #250, Phoenix, AZ 85012. 602-264-6768 ext 2103 Fax 602-274-7486 www.phxindcenter.org Click on Work with Us

      Volunteer Manager — Desert Botanical Garden (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 6, 2015
      Position Description:

      This position supports the Garden's Volunteer program by managing the logistics of training, placement of new volunteers and data management of all volunteer activity in the volunteer database. He or she will manage communications with volunteers, and work collaboratively with the Program Director, Volunteer Services, members of the education department, and Garden volunteers to ensure program excellence is met at all levels. 

      Responsibilities include management, placement and tracking of all volunteers; participation in volunteer trainings; coordinating the compilation, editing and delivery of Volunteers in the Garden communications; management of Volunteer Department calendars and website updates; and promotion of volunteer retention. 

      For full description, please visit: http://www.dbg.org/about-the-garden/jobs

      Position Qualifications:

      Qualifications include a Bachelor level degree Nonprofit Management, Education or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience; a minimum of 3 years' experience in volunteer services or related field; database management skills, Volgistics experience preferred; ability to solve problems using discretion and good judgment; excellent communication and organizational skills; and the ability to work evenings and weekends, when needed.

      How to Apply:

      To apply, please e-mail resume and letter of interest to Human Resources at: hr@dbg.org, fax to: 480 481.8173, or mail to: 

      Human Resources 
      Desert Botanical Garden 
      1201 N. Galvin Parkway 
      Phoenix, AZ 85008 

      The Desert Botanical Garden is an equal-opportunity employer.

      Paid Internships

      Donor Relations Student Assistant — ASU Foundation for a New American University (Tempe, AZ)

      Date Posted: July 30, 2015
      Position Description:

      (Please  note this is a student position.)

      The ASU Foundation for A New American University is one of Arizona's oldest and most respected philanthropic organizations. Our mission is simple and direct: to ensure the success of ASU as a New American University. We help produce a new generation of leaders who will find solutions to the greatest challenges we face. Critical philanthropic investments drive ASU's advancements in the areas of academic excellence, broad access to higher education and transformative societal impact. These philanthropic commitments help us help ASU find a new generation of solutions.

      A 501(c)(3) organization, the ASU Foundation uses a revolutionary model of solutions-focused philanthropy that identifies donors' passions, then empowers them to pursue those passions and change the world as investors in Arizona State University. ASU is ranked in the top 20 of university research institutions without medical schools and 79th in the world among 1,000 institutions by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, and offers some of the best graduate programs in the nation (U.S. News & World Report, 2012). Many of our academic programs are among the best in the nation, and ASU is celebrated as a university where entrepreneurship thrives. ASU President Michael M. Crow, named one of America's 10 Best College Presidents by Time magazine, was also lauded by Slate.com as one of the 25 "most innovative and practical thinkers of our time."

      The ASU Foundation for A New American University's Donor Relations team is currently searching for a student assistant. They will assist in the coordination and execution of strategic donor events, programs and donor recognition/stewardship special projects.  The student assistant will be responsible for assisting with the planning and implementation of high-quality special events and stewardship projects relating to donors, prospects, and other Foundation constituents.

      Key duties include performing administrative tasks; including database entry, filing, copying, mailings and event attendance/support as necessary.  Other tasks include assisting the Presidential Engagement Programs (PEP), Women & Philanthropy and/or President's Club events and other events. Professional attire is required (for example - ASU polo shirt and dress slacks).  Must be able to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and all ASU football home games.

      Position Qualifications:

      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

      • Work with the following groups/activities (including, but is not limited to): President's Club, Women & Philanthropy, Presidential Engagement Programs, Board of Directors and Trustees of ASU, Sun Devil Family Association and Leadership Giving.   
      • Assist with the coordination of event set-up/break-down, catering, audio visuals, registration, scheduling of rooms, parking, music, program, event materials, etc.
      • Administer events and activities for donors centrally within the Foundation to advance donor cultivation and stewardship
      • Assist with mailings and special projects (endowment reports, presidential acknowledgement letters)
      • Assist with meeting arrangements, preparation and clean up
      • Handle data entry - events attendance, tracking reports, department needs and other duties as assigned
      • Participate in and successfully complete the ASU cart certification class allowing for the transportation of donors and their guests
      • Update clients and vendors on confirmed logistics
      • Interface with development communications, Foundation staff, and event vendors
      • Interact with high level donors and prospects at events and during office hours
      • Assist Donor Relations team with all project related tasks
      • Manage event registration process
      • Attend/support events as needed/as class schedule permits

      SKILLS & ABILITIES:

      • Provide excellent customer service
      • Must be comfortable working with the public
      • Combined ability and desire to work independently and as part of a team, in a team-based environment
      • Strong and collegial interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively in person, writing, and by phone
      • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and responsibility regarding information related to Foundation and University business and confidential prospect information
      • Attention to detail and thoroughness in completing assigned duties
      • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and work efficiently with tight deadlines
      • Ability to quickly learn new software programs as needed
      • Proficient or knowledgeable in Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)

      A current student at Arizona State University pursuing a degree in a related field with a willingness to learn and ability to work well with others. Student must be willing to sign and abide by a confidentiality agreement. Previous event experience preferred.

      How to Apply:

      If interested in the Student Assistant Donor Relations position, please apply online at www.asufoundation.org/jobs.

      The ASU Foundation for A New American University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

      For more information on the ASU Foundation, visit our Web site at www.asufoundation.org.

      Responder Operations Communication and Production Internship — Food for the Hungry (Phoenix, AZ)

      Date Posted: July 21, 2015
      Position Description:

      This intern will report directly to Responder Operations Communications Production Team Lead and functionally to each project owner. The Communication and Production Project Internship will provide the opportunity to learn about the inter-workings of an international development non-profit with a child sponsorship focus. In addition, this internship will provide the opportunity to meet with and learn about global leadership and understand the industry from the ground up.

      This intern will be involved in tasks that will support the operational maintenance of donor and child data and communications such as the sponsorship registration packets, welcome packets and child correspondence. Will assist with photo editing, Gift Catalog orders, child profile data, file maintenance and the volunteer program.

      Position Qualifications:

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Minimum of 270 with no more than 792 hours total.  Length of service could vary on a case by case basis with a 270 hour minimum. Applicable for Fall through Spring.

      Key Result #1 - Contribute to the processing and maintenance of child profiles, introductory letters and sponsor reassignments. (Approximately 40% of time)

      1. Assist in the maintenance and filing of all child introductory letters
      2. Assist in the processing and editing of child profile photos
      3. Assist in the processing of Sponsor Reassignments and update any child Case History data as needed.

      Key Result #2 - Contribute to the processing of child mail envelopes and fulfillment of seasonal projects. (Approximately 35% of time)

      1. Assist in the production of child mail envelopes
      2. As donors request "in honor of" cards, ensure that the correct card/s are selected and mailed to the donor in a timely manner.

      Key Result #3 - Contribute to the managing, recruitment and appreciation of volunteers (Approximately 25% of time)

      1. In partnership with the Volunteer Coordinator plan a volunteer appreciation event in the spring.
      2. Assist the Volunteer Coordinator with the recruitment and management of large volunteer group events.

      Key Result #4- Participate in organizational trainings and educational meetings with Food for the Hungry leadership and staff.  

      1. Participate in Food for the Hungry: Vision Mission and Values trainings.
      2. In collaboration with Human Resources create and refine a resume.
      3. Participate in forums and brown bag lunches with various Food for the Hungry leadership.
      4. Engage in bi-annual reviews with the Responder Operations Staffing Coordinator.
      How to Apply:

      To apply send a cover letter and resume to Sharon Parker at sparker@fh.org

      Unpaid Internships

      Volunteer Management Intern — Phoenix Zoo (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 31, 2015
      Position Description:

      The Volunteer Management Intern will work with the Phoenix Zoo's Volunteer Management Team (VMT) to oversee the recruitment and facilitation of volunteers for two significant fall events.  In addition, the intern in this position will learn all aspects involved in the administration of a large nonprofit volunteer program and how a non-profit organization coordinates special events and engages core volunteers.

      Responsibilities:         

      1. Recruit, assign, and track event volunteer service.
      2. Contact point for communications with event volunteers and corporate volunteer partners.
      3. Coordinate volunteer hospitality suite during scheduled events; ensure event needs are met through appropriate allocation of available volunteer resources.
      4. Create and maintain data files contained in an electronic volunteer database management system; prepare timely and accurate internal reports.
      5. Assist with daily administration of programs, including answering phones, responding to emails, collaborating with interdepartmental partners, disseminating appropriate Zoo updates, maintenance of office space, and ongoing recognition of volunteer efforts.          
      Position Qualifications:
      1. Ideal for candidates pursuing a degree in Administration, Nonprofit Management, Event Management, or Human Resources.
      2. Previous event management or volunteer experience preferred.
      3. Strong problem solving, writing, and oral communication skills; organized and attentive to detail.
      4. Ability to multitask; manage wide and varied projects; and meet deadlines.
      5. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team as tasks require.
      6. Working knowledge of MS Office applications.
      7. Database management skills preferred.
      8. Personable and approachable attitude required.
      9. Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality of volunteer information.
      10. Ability to pass pre-internship background and DMV check.
      How to Apply:

      Applications should be submitted online - http://www.applitrack.com/phoenixzoo/onlineapp/default.aspx?AppliTrackJobID=880

      Fundraising and Special Events — Robinson Ranch (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 29, 2015
      Position Description:

      Plan, promote and produce fundraising campaigns and special events for 501(c) 3 non-profit

      Support organization mission and increase community awareness

      Position Qualifications:

      Must be passionate about helping people

      Must be available 15 hrs per week (will work around class schedule)

      Fundraising and/or special events experience helpful

      How to Apply:

      send letter and resume to admin@robinsonranchaz.org

      Volunteer Coordinator — Robsinson Ranch (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 29, 2015
      Position Description:

      Promote volunteerism and recruit volunteers.

      Maintain Volunteer Schedule.

      Conduct Volunteer Orientation and Training.

      Work with Administrative Manager to assure volunteer needs are met.

      Position Qualifications:

      Must be computer literate and people saavy.

      Must love working with people and animals

      Prior customer service or volunteer management experience a plus

      How to Apply:

      Send letter and resume with availability to admin@robinsonranchaz.org

      Marketing Intern — Arizona YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ)

      Date Posted: July 28, 2015
      Position Description:

      Objective:            The Marketing Intern will be responsible for assisting the organization in the development and implementation of its marketing, development, and public relations plans. This will be accomplished through developing, maintaining and expanding marketing channels/methodologies to the community, Women’s Organizations, senior industry and the public at large.

      Reports to:          CEO & Director of Development

        Primary Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

      • Identify all grantors that fund Women’s Empowerment, Senior Programs, Senior Hunger, and Financial Education
      • Create a comprehensive grant calendar for $1,600,000 in potential funding
      • Create monthly marketing and public relations calendar for YWCA events and programs
      • Post Social Media notices for events and programs
      • Assist with customizing and then distributing press releases
      • Help to create Annual Giving and Special Events Collateral
      • Preparation for Fall/Winter events
          • Young Women’s Forum “Your Social Media Brand” October 7, 2015
          • Women’s Empowerment “Women in Healthcare” November 4, 2015
          • Young Women's Forum "Polishing your Professional Image" January 12, 2016
          • Women's Empowerment "Women Building Arizona"  January 27, 2016
          •  Tribute to Leadership February 13, 2016 
          • Resources Available:          
      • Dedicated workspace in a fun, engaging environment
      • Software
      • Previous reports/documents
      • Budget
      • Collaboration with Web Master, Marketing Encore Fellow, Development Director

      Benefits:

      • Free attendance to YWCA Women's Empowerment & Young Women's Forum events for 2015-16
      • Letter of Reference upon positive completion of Internship
      • Social Networking Opportunities
      • This position is an excellent opportunity for students seeking to gain experience in a nonprofit setting
      Position Qualifications:
      • A positive attitude and willingness to learn new things
      • Proficient computer skills: word, excel, publisher, & power-point
      • Strong writing skills
      • Graphic arts and photography skills a plus

      Hours:                  Hours can vary based on availability

      Location:             Arizona  YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix

                                   2999 North 44th Street, Suite 250  Phoenix, AZ 85018

       

      How to Apply:

      Interested candidate should submit a resume, cover letter and availability to Bridget Costello, Director of Development via email to bridget.costello@ywcaaz.org.  Finalists will be contacted for an interview.

      Event Services Intern — Desert Botanical Garden (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 28, 2015
      Position Description:

      Full Internship available to meet the 40 hour/week for 12 week requirement for graduation from the School of Community Resources and Development.

       

      Desert Botanical Garden is a compelling attraction and plays a major role in our community, offering festivals, events, exhibitions and educational programs for visitors of all ages. 

      Centrally located in the heart of Papago Park, the Desert Botanical Garden is a naturally beautiful setting for special events, weddings and corporate meetings. The Garden offers open air pavilions, outdoor terraces, conference rooms, historic banquet halls, and scenic courtyards. 

       

      PURPOSE OF POSITION:  To provide support (administrative & operational) to the Event Services Department, with an emphasis on social, corporate & nonprofit events (Facility Rental), adult group tour sales and Garden-hosted special events to further departmental goals and the mission of the Desert Botanical Garden.  

      Start/End dates can correlate directly to semester dates.

      For a detailed description of this (unpaid) internship, please contact ebattock@dbg.org

      Position Qualifications:

      Qualifications include a strong interest in gaining direct experience with facility rentals, adult group tours, special event planning and execution and office support.  Prior experience is helpful but not required.  

      How to Apply:

      To apply for an open position, please e-mail resume and letter of interest to Human Resources at:  hr@dbg.org, fax to: 480 481.8173, or mail to:

      Human Resources
      Desert Botanical Garden
      1201 N. Galvin Parkway
      Phoenix, AZ 85008

      For more information about the Desert Botanical Garden, please visit:  www.dbg.org.  The Garden is an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity.

      Responder Operations Project Intern — Food for the Hungry (Phoenix, AZ )

      Date Posted: July 21, 2015
      Position Description:

      This internship will report directly to Responder Communications Production Staffing Coordinator and functionally to each project owner. The Responder Operations Project Internship will have the opportunity to learn about the inter-workings of an international development non-profit with a child sponsorship focus. In addition, this internship will have the opportunity to meet with and learn about global leadership and understand the industry from the ground up.

      Position Qualifications:

      Key Task #1 - Contribute to the processing and maintenance of donor and child correspondence and data. (Approximately 34% of time)

      1. Assist in the oversight of child Introductory Letter maintenance and production of Child Mail Envelopes.

      2. Assist in the processing of Sponsor Reassignments and update any child Case History data as needed.

      3. As donors request "in honor of" cards, ensure that the correct card/s are selected and mailed to the donor in a timely manner.

      Key Task #2 - Contribute to the processing of incoming correspondence and donations. (Approximately 33% of time)

      1. Assure sponsor communications meet child & donor protection standards as well as standards for communities with religious sensitivities.

      2. Assure child communications meet protection standard and has a clear translation for the sponsor.

      3. Participate in sponsor setup in current Data Management System (DMS)

      4. Process donations in current DMS

      Key Task #3 - Contribute to the communication with donors and donor data (Approximately 33% of time)

      1. Correspond with donor to thank and welcome them to a partnership with FH.

      2. Correspond with donors on updating donor account information.

      How to Apply:

      To apply send your cover letter and resume to Sharon Parker at sparker@fh.org

      South Sudan Campaign Intern — Food for the Hungry (Phoenix, AZ)

      Date Posted: July 18, 2015
      Position Description:

      The South Sudan Campaign Intern will work with the Marketing team to gather informational and statistical resources to contribute to ongoing marketing efforts and specific campaigns related to the country of South Sudan. The South Sudan Campaign intern will also participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute to the marketing strategies of campaigns and activities. Food for the Hungry (FH) is dedicated to walking with the people of South Sudan as they seek to rise above civil war, chronic insecurity and other obstacles. 

      Position Qualifications:

      - Moderate knowledge of social media and new media marketing strategies

      - research skills 

      - basic understanding of the geography, history and social factors involved in South Sudan

      - a strong desire to learn and analyze the current situation in South Sudan

      - a strong desire to inspire and activate general awareness about the situation in South Sudan

      - ability to contribute 8-15 hours a week 

      How to Apply:

      If you are interested in this internship, please contact Dave Curtis at dcurtis@fh.org.

      Special Events Intern — National Kidney Foundation of Arizona (Phoenix, AZ)

      Date Posted: July 17, 2015
      Position Description:

      About Us: The National Kidney Foundation of Arizona (NKF AZ) is proud to have dedicated over 50 years of service, advocacy and compassion to Arizona's children and adults with chronic kidney disease.

      Internship Description: NKF AZ has an exciting opportunity for an unpaid intern in the Special Events Department. NKF AZ events include Dancing with the Stars Arizona, NKF Golf Classic, Kidney Walk and Prom Redux. This is an outstanding position for an individual interested in learning more about nonprofits, fundraising and event planning.

      Responsibilities: Duties may include creation and assembly of sponsorship packets and event marketing materials, learning and using database software, working with volunteers and event committees, securing in-kind donations, assisting with event management, on-site assistance day-of event (Friday, Saturday or Sunday), executing outbound calls and emails and completing post-event donor acknowledgements.

      Course Credit: This unpaid/volunteer internship can fulfill school credit requirements. Internships may or may not be eligible for college credit, based on the various college/university guidelines; it is the intern's responsibility to make sure the internship meets these guidelines.

      Hours: 15-20 hours per week

      Position Qualifications:

      Skills: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, excellent written and verbal communication abilities, excellent interpersonal skills, discretion Eligibility: Internships at NKF AZ are open to current college students (graduate and undergraduate) enrolled in an accredited degree program. NKF AZ will consider students with sophomore status; however, priority will be given to undergraduate students completing their junior or senior year and post graduate students.

      How to Apply:

      Interested candidate should submit a cover letter explaining your interest in an NKF AZ internship and a current resume to dcollier@azkidney.org. Finalists will be contacted for an interview at the NKF AZ office.

      School Outreach Intern — Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (Phoenix)

      Date Posted: July 15, 2015
      Position Description:

       

      The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

       

      LLS exists to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients. We are the voice for all blood cancer patients and we work to ensure access to treatments for all blood cancer patients.

      Outreach Interns will be able to join an enthusiastic team within the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society that focuses on working with schools participating in our philanthropic community service project. Various tasks include:making outbound phone calls and sending e-mail communication to targeted contacts for the LLS school-based campaign, visiting schools for assemblies and meetings and assisting the Student Series team.  This opportunity is well-suited position for candidates that are interested in broadening their knowledge of campaign support, nonprofit organization and relationship building. Ideal candidates will enjoy working with others and supporting the mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) which is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

       

       Reports to:         Student Series Sr. Campaign Manager

      Supervises:         NA

       

      Start:                     August 10 – May 1, 2015

      Hours:                  Hours can vary based on availability

      Location:             3877 N. 7th Street STE 300 Phoenix, AZ 85014

       

      Duties and Responsibilities: 

      • Proficiently make outbound phone and acknowledgement calls to schools in order to create interest in and commitment to participation in campaign.

      • Provide accurate follow up through proactive phone and/or e-mail communications and visiting nearby schools to assist with assemblies and strategy planning meetings.

      • Assist in the development of program materials, including assembly and distribution.

      • Prepare assigned campaign correspondence and reports.

      • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS mission and programs to promote the field and campaign fundraising initiatives.

      • Perform other related duties as assigned. 

       

      Education & Experience Requirements: 

      • High School degree

      • Commitment to assisting the team for the overall success of the campaign

      Position Requirements: 

      • Ability to professionally represent LLS and its mission

      • Capacity to confidently speak with educators regarding key messages and values of the campaign

      • Excellent communication skills and phone etiquette

      • Outstanding interpersonal skills and team player

      • Ability to collect and organize data effectively

      • Strong organizational skills

      • Knowledge of MS Office Suite and databases

       

       

       

      Physical Demands & Work Environment:

      • Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations

      • Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations

       

       

      Position Qualifications:

      This position is open to students of all majors looking to gain experience in a non-profit setting.

      How to Apply:

      If interested in the position please contact:      

       

      Sarah Yerden

      Sr. Campaign Manager, Student Series

      Sarah.yerden@lls.org