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Director of Human Resources — Native American Connections (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 22, 2016
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 HR Director is responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resource function including: recruitment and employment, compensation, labor relations, benefits, policy and procedure development, performance management, records and systems management, and employee services.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensures talent acquisition of a diverse employee population agency-wide
  • Supervises administration of employee benefit plans and systems, working with benefits broker to improve and reduce costs of employee benefits programs
  • Ensures agency's compliance with federal, state legislation and behavioral health licensing pertaining to employment matters
  • Assists executive management in the administration of agency wage and performance evaluation programs; and recommends salary increases substantiated by internal and external equities
  • Improves human resource information (HRIS) that meets agency's personnel information and compliance needs
  • Reviews and makes recommendations to executive management for improvement of agency's policies, procedures and practices on personnel matters
  • Consults with legal counsel as appropriate, or as directed by the CEO, on personnel matters
  • Supervises the staff of the human resource department
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Position Qualifications:

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT:

  • Bachelor's Degree, OR Master's Degree, preferred
  • Eight to 10 years' human resources experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of human resource management issues, policies, programs, and regulations; including experience with recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee relations, performance management, HR information systems, risk management, equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, ADA and ACA.
  • Human Resources certification preferred (PHR/SPHR, SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP)

WORK EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIREMENT:

  • MS Office proficiency
  • Requires strong managerial and leadership skills.
  • 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 skills.
  • Working knowledge and demonstrated proficiency of principles of governmental or non-profit organizations and public personnel administration.
  • Extensive knowledge of recruiting minority populations.
  • Experience in working with the Native American population preferred
How to Apply:

Use the following link to apply: http://jobs.nativeconnections.org/director-of-human-resources/job/5827828

Our Employee Benefit Plans include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary Supplemental Insurance, such as:
    • Additional Life Insurance for self & family
    • Disability Income Protection
    • Accident & Critical Illness Protection
  • 401k Retirement Plan with a Company match
  • Paid Time Off: Annual Leave, Sick Leave and Holidays

Executive Director — Challenger Space Center Arizona (Peoria, AZ)

Date Posted: January 20, 2016
Position Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

          Leadership and Strategy

  • Articulate a new vision for Challenger that fulfills its mission and translate that vision into clear actions for staff; speak with passion and work pragmatically to ensure a growing enthusiasm from visitors of Challenger

  • Together with the staff and board develop a balanced and sustainable revenue stream made up of individual and corporate gifts and foundation grants; create a culture of donor appreciation.

  • Be a visible leader at the local, regional and national level; representing Challenger and building support for the institution and science education;

  • Actively inform and engage the board in issues of importance to the operations and strategy of Challenger Space Center and deepen the commitment of the board in communicating the value and broadening support for the institution. 

    Fundraising and Advocacy

  • Be the chief fundraiser and external face of Challenger; effectively represent the organization in order to increase its visibility and grow support for its programs and operations;

  • Actively lead fundraising efforts including growing individual support through major donors; developing and maintaining key foundation relationships and critical contacts in local, regional, state and federal government and agencies; expanding donor cultivation events and efforts;

  • Together with the staff and board, actively pursue a fundraising strategy that builds engagement with new donors while continuing to cultivate existing relationships;

  • Support board members in their fundraising efforts, allocate appropriate staff time to facilitate and train the boards in fundraising and advocacy on behalf of the organization;

  • Marshall the resources of the whole organization to raise the funds required to maintain sound operations and facilitate the new strategic plan while building long term sustainability for the organization;

  • Actively reach out to deepen and build engagement across a broader set of constituents, pay particular attention to the needs of underserved communities while developing the potential for cutting-edge STEM education and engagement of Arizona's high-tech businesses and universities;

  • Participate in and support fundraising activities including the annual Gala and donor cultivation events. 

    Internal Leadership

  • Oversee Challenger's operations and programs ensuring progress toward overarching strategic goals drawing upon staff strengths

  • Develop a master plan for exhibitions and public programming that is designed for building greater audience and aligned with the needs of those visitors;

  • Recruit, nurture and challenge a highly-qualified and motivated professional staff; delegate specific responsibilities with appropriate authority and establish accountability; foster open communications;

  • Lead ongoing development and improvement of organizational policies and practices--including assessment of the use of technology in order to effectively plan and manage programs and facilitate tailored communication with various audiences and supporters;

  • Foster innovation; create an atmosphere of learning and assessment which utilizes data and clear-eyed evaluation to drive better visitor experiences and overall operational performance;

  • Work closely with staff to ensure an effective annual budget process, and a culture of operational excellence is maintained throughout the organization and that new procedures and technologies increase the effectiveness of the organization;

  • Work closely with the visitor experience and educational staff to design, implement, and administer innovative educational programs that reflect and deepen science standards and serve the educational needs and funding opportunities of local school districts;

  • Develop visitor-centric programming that builds Challenger's brand and invites deeper engagement in all aspects of space science.

    Operational Management

  • Work closely with key staff members to ensure that operations, marketing, fundraising, public and community relations, education and public program are aligned in support of the mission of the organization;

  • Work with administrators and staff, to develop equitable compensation plans, work to ensure retention of quality employees through professional development, acknowledgment and fair evaluation programs;

  • Ensure that the strategic plan is executed with a well-developed operational plan; with staff support create department and organizational goals that are monitored for progress and assessed to ensure the organization is learning and adapting it's efforts in achieving overarching goals;

  • Work with the Facilities Director to ensure that the physical plant is well-maintained and that long-range repairs and development are considered as part of the overall budgeting and financial management;

  • Ensure strong systems and operational controls are maintained so that resources are stewarded effectively.

Position Qualifications:

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA or BS Degree in Education, Business or a STEM-related technical field;

  • Minimum of 5 years of For-Profit or Non-Profit leadership experience; Experience in a K-8 education environment is preferred;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; 

  • Proven track record in fund raising and donor development

How to Apply:

The Challenger Space Center in Peoria, Arizona is seeking a motivated, energetic leader to serve as its Executive Director.  If you meet the qualifications below, we encourage you to apply by sending a cover letter and resume to azchallengerboard@gmail.com

Executive Director — Community Alliance Against Family Abuse (CAAFA) (Apache Junction)

Date Posted: January 12, 2016
Position Description:

The Board of Directors of the Community Alliance Against Family Abuse (CAAFA) are searching for an experienced, dynamic and visionary leader to serve as the organization's Executive Director.

Under the general direction of the CAAFA Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for providing the administrative leadership for CAAFA.  This includes planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating, and reporting to ensure that the tasks of the agency are completed in a timely and professional manner and are within funding and contract parameters. The Executive Director is responsible for donor stewardship and growing donor support for the organization. This position is responsible for all the fiscal and operational management of CAAFA, and is viewed by the CAAFA Board as the key leadership position of the agency. The starting salary is $58,500-$78,000 commensurate with experience and salary history. Other benefits include flexible scheduling options, health insurance coverage and generous paid time off.

The Board of Directors of the Community Alliance Against Family Abuse (CAAFA) are searching for an experienced, dynamic and visionary leader to serve as the organization's Executive Director.

Typical Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Serve as the chief agency liaison to the CAAFA Board of Directors, reporting on issues of policy, providing leadership to the Board in matters of strategic planning and attending local and regional domestic violence related meetings on behalf of the Board.
  • Provide leadership for CAAFA in identifying community service needs and working with the Board to develop a strategic plan of responsive and creative programs.
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement needed programs.
  • Develop cooperative and collaborative relationships with other community service needs and developing a strategic plan of responsive and creative programs.
  • Provide leadership and direction for CAAFA in the creation, development, and maintenance of policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and monitor all budgets and financial operations, including developing the annual budget, monitoring agency expenditures and revenues, making all necessary reports to funding sources and the Board of Directors and arranging for accounting services and appropriate audits.
  • Direct and review all grant proposals, grant preparations, and grant development.
  • Ensure CAAFA compliance and performance with all grants/contracts awarded to the agency.
  • Work closely with the community, community partners, and the CAAFA Board and staff to identify and enlist the community's response to the unmet domestic and sexual violence needs of Eastern Maricopa and Northern Pinal Counties.
  • Provide daily administrative leadership of the agency, including supervising and directing staff and serving as a key liaison with public and community agencies.
  • Ensure that CAAFA operations meet all relevant ethical guidelines and all applicable administrative codes and regulations.
  • Prepare and review projects to determine tasks, time lines, funding, procedures, and staffing requirements.
  • Cultivate government, public and private funding sources according to agency goals and objectives.
  • Work with the Board to implement fundraising efforts including annual events and implementation of the Fund Development Plan.
  • Provide ongoing evaluation of agency goals and objectives.
  • Oversee data collection systems for all agency programs, program outcome evaluations and reporting.
  • Ensure effective public relations and community education regarding agency activities, domestic abuse issues, and other issues of concern to program participants.

Accountable to:  Board of Directors

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in either Social Work or Public Administration or a closely related field, or a Bachelor's and 5+ years in non-profit executive leadership
  • Experience in non-profit executive leadership and administration or executive leadership and administration in a closely related field

Required Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

  • General knowledge of domestic and sexual violence
  • Knowledge of social services, service delivery, and program development
  • Knowledge of Administration, budgeting, and program management
  • Demonstrated skill in the development of budgets and monitoring of finances
  • Good oral and communication skills
  • Skill in donor stewardship, cultivation, and solicitation
  • Experience in supervisory practices and staff development
  • Demonstrated ability to promote good public relations with appropriate media, agencies, organizations, and officials
  • Experience in Board structures and responsibilities
  • Ability to organize and analyze service delivery
  • Ability to make public presentations and to communicate clearly and effectively with the public and the Board
  • Ability to communicate with people with varying social, economic, religious and racial backgrounds
  • Ability to react rationally and with sound judgment in a crisis situation
  • Ability to effectively maintain service records and statistics
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and to adhere to the ethical standards of social work 
How to Apply:

Email cover letter and resume to the Community Alliance Against Family Abuse Board President at edsearch@caafaaz.org. The position will remain open until filled.  

Administrative

Client Services II (CSFP) — St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance (Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 5, 2016
Position Description:

Position Summary: 

The Client Services II position provides coordination of a variety of roles at the distribution center including: client intake, clerical/data entry, and distribution duties of the various distribution programs at the center. Also responsible for but not limited to, the CSFP program, client interaction and services, volunteer training and supervision, and provide an efficient and smooth operational flow of the distribution intake process.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Ensure excellent client services during the intake process

  • Oversee the daily operations of the facilities client intake computers, the client services floor, parking lot, and other program distribution areas.

  • Assist in resolving all client services issues immediately.

  • Train and supervise all volunteers who assist with the distribution/intake process and maintain a positive, team work environment.

  • Must ensure proper, accurate, and timely data entry during the intake and distribution process. 

  • Assist in daily inventory and Par level counts.

  • Ensure completion of daily, weekly, and monthly reports as necessary.

  • Maintain all work areas in a clean and sanitary manner.

  • Ability to understand all client programs.

  • Supports Warehouse staff when necessary in putting away, order filling, or any assembly line projects.

  • Maintains first-hand knowledge of CSFP product distribution, and occasional site visits to assist with CSFP certification.

  • Supports Operations with CERES/Atlas/HANDS database to generate orders, reports, and transfers when necessary.

  • Exhibit the values and a clear understanding of the operational focus and the mission statement of St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance.

  • Any other duties assigned by the Operation Manager.

Position Qualifications:

Qualifications:

 

Education:  High School diploma or GED required.

 

Work Experience:  Minimum of two years demonstrated and successful coordinator or supervisory experience in Customer service field and warehouse operation or related field.

 

         Necessary Skills: 

The Distributions Coordinator must have a high level of interpersonal skills and client services skills to work effectively with clients and volunteers/staff. Must exhibit excellent communications and problem solving skills.  Needs to be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and effectively with minimal supervision. Must have crisis intervention ability to ensure safety and security of the facility.                               

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and effectively

  • Must have good interpersonal skills with the ability to train volunteers in proper operational processes and procedures

  • Must be able to interact professionally with the public and solve client services issues

  • Honesty, Integrity, and Commitment to the Food Bank Mission

  • Required to perform reading, writing, and oral communication skills

  • Ability to perform multi-tasking

  • Strong knowledge of computers and computer programs

  • "Commitment to the Food Bank's Mission and Values"

  • Knowledge of basic sanitation and safe food handling

  • Planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

 

Supervisory Functions:      

Directly supervises volunteers, community service workers, and corporate groups in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures.  Responsibilities include planning, assigning and directing work; addressing complains and resolving problems.

 

Competencies:

  • Values Focused-the individual emphasizes organizational values in their work activities and inspires co-workers to follow their lead.
  • Analytical-the individual synthesizes complex or diverse information.
  • Problem Solving- the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner along with gathering and analyzing information skillfully.
  • Oral Communication-the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.
  • Delegation- the individual delegates work assignments, gives authority to work independently, set expectations and monitors delegated activities.
  • Leadership- the individual inspires and motivates others to perform well, accepts feedback from others.
  • Quality Management- the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Judgment- the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment and makes timely decisions.
  • Planning/Organizing- the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  • Safety and Security-the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.
How to Apply:

Please apply via our career link: https://firstfoodbank.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=111

Southern Arizona Regional Office Manager — Alzheimer's Association Desert Southwest Chapter (Tucson)

Date Posted: February 3, 2016
Position Description:

The Alzheimer's Association Desert Southwest Chapter is currently recruiting for a full-time non-exempt Regional Office Manager / Administrative Assistant for the Tucson Office. The Office Manager will perform a variety of highly responsible administrative and secretarial tasks to help achieve the Chapter's vision, mission, and goals for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and their families in the Southern Arizona Region.  This position involves significant teamwork and collaboration with the small regional professional staff team, Chapter office staff, volunteers, and diverse community members, and the ability to exercise independent judgment.

Primary duties of this position include general office management, serving as office receptionist, maintaining records and databases for the region, acknowledging donations, assisting with fund development activities and special events, and working with volunteers.

Position Qualifications:
  • Progressively responsible work history in administrative roles.

  • Associate degree in business, administrative support, or similar educational background. 

  • Demonstrated effective written communication skills. Ability to compose general business correspondence, maintain office records and prepare accurate reports. Experience recording, archiving and distributing meeting minutes.

  • Effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Effective customer service skills. Ability to encourage teamwork and work cooperatively with others. Multicultural sensitivity. Bilingual Spanish-English skills are preferred but not required.

  • Extensive computer skills and knowledge of office equipment and procedures. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other software applications.

  • Experience working with older adults and volunteers helpful.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their resumes and salary expectations to: Alzheimer's Association Desert Southwest Chapter, 1159 N Craycroft Road, Tucson AZ 85712, or via email to kraach@alz.org or via fax to 520-322-6739

Administrative Assistant — American Liver Foundation (Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 1, 2016
Position Description:

The American Liver Foundation (ALF) is the nation's leading non-profit organization promoting liver health and disease prevention. ALF provides research, education and advocacy for those affected by liver-related diseases, including hepatitis.

PRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE:

Perform a wide-range of administrative and support duties for operations, educational programs, and special events for the division.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Performs administrative tasks necessary to the maintenance of the division, such as answering telephone, handle financials operations; assist with logistics for fundraising events; maintaining office supplies; disseminate educational information as needed
  • Accounting and financial operations of division (working with Executive Director): prepare deposit forms; process donations, update relevant files and databases; manage accounts payable functions; collect funds; and process invoices
  • General office operations: keep track of all division acknowledgements and written memorials; and manage databases for office data
  • Support Fundraising activities through: production of collateral materials, such as brochures, fundraising materials, invitations etc., auction/raffle solicitation; phone calls; and mailings for fundraisers
  • Performs other duties as required to meet the needs of the American Liver Foundation.
  • Assist with the logistics for Liver Life Walk events, Flavors events, programs and any other fundraising events.
  • Contribute to the public relations and marketing strategies that support fund-raising activities, including web-based fundraising and all communications.
  • Interact with Committee members as assigned.
    • Manage all planning timelines for events and maintaining accurate budgetary records and databases.
    • Maintain Foundation website and social media pages, as needed.
Position Qualifications:

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent in education, training and experience) required.

EXPEREINCE: Minimum two years of office-related experience preferred

Related Skills or Knowledge:  Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint), excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, self-motivated and independent action expected within scope of responsibilities, and strong written and oral communication skills. Experience with Convio or other online fundraising platform preferred.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • This is a full- time position.
  • Work office location is Phoenix, AZ.
  • Able and willing to lift/move event related materials weighing up to 25 lbs. EOE
  • Valid Arizona Driver's License.
  • Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends, with occasional travel.

EOE

The American Liver Foundation (ALF) will aspire to involve every segment of the community in every aspect of its work and will demonstrate its commitment to and accountability for an inclusive environment in which differences are recognized, respected, valued and celebrated.

How to Apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Ashley Drew, Events Manager at adrew@liverfoundation.org

HR Director — FSL (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 29, 2016
Position Description:

The Human Resources Director (HR Director) is an essential member of the FSL Senior Leadership Team. The HR Director plans, organizes and directs a variety of complex administrative, technical and professional responsibilities for the human resources operations of the Foundation for Senior Living and affiliated corporations (collectively, FSL).  The HR Director is responsible for designing systems and developing policies for organizational effectiveness and employee satisfaction, including compensation and benefit systems, classification structures, recruitment, performance management, policy administration & compliance, employee relations and coordinates employee development and education.  The HR Director also originates and leads initiatives that contribute to positive employee morale and retention of employees through open communication, appropriate recognition and sound employment practices. The HR Director reports to the Chief Administrative Officer and advises senior executives in the areas of employment trends, work groups and management effectiveness, and the development of a culture that embraces established best practices.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understanding of and commitment to the mission of FSL.
  • Assure principals of customer service and timely response to all HR matters, especially those supporting the administration and delivery of services throughout the organization.
  • Provide leadership within the department and throughout the agency as relates to Human Resources.
  • Assure that all HR initiatives are delivered in concert with agency philosophy, values, and operational goals.
  • Oversee the development of policies and procedures, ensuring consistent application, investigation and resolution of employee concerns.
  • Investigate and resolve external and internal complaints; recommend corrective action when appropriate; prepare position statements and response packages.
  • Advise supervisors, managers, directors and executives on employee relations issues.
  • Oversee, supervise, and assure that FSL's interests are represented in handling and managing unemployment claims and hearings.
  • Keep abreast of developments and regulations in all areas of Human Resources, including employee compensation, benefits, and recordkeeping (including FLSA, ACA, COBRA, FMLA, etc.), ensuring compliance with regulatory reporting requirements as well as state and federal laws.
    Develop, implement and present training programs to employees, supervisors, managers, directors and executives.
  • Develop, implement and manage human resources information system (HRIS); responsible for the oversight of HRIS security.
  • Develop company-wide recruitment strategies; create incentives and other programs for hiring and retaining staff.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of a salary and compensation plan; create and manage merit and bonus process, including the development of a new performance evaluation process.
  • Oversee and manage the position control system; create and revise job descriptions.
  • Oversee and supervise the agency's on-boarding program for new employees and subsequent orientations.
  • Oversee and manage the agency's Workers' Compensation Program, working with departments and internal committees, as well as our brokers and insurers assuring timely completion of claim documentation to carrier and compliance with recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
  • Oversee and supervise the implementation of all employee benefit programs including open enrollments and developing a close working relationship with our insurance brokers and insurers.
  • Provide guidance, interpretation, and training on agency-sponsored benefit programs and communicate plan changes to employees as required.
  • Perform other related work duties and special projects as needed or as assigned.
      

GREAT Benefits:  Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, FSA, HSA Match, 403(b), PTO, Paid Holidays, EAP and Wellness Program

 
***Military Personnel Encouraged to Apply.***
 Proud to be a Mature Worker Friendly Certified Employer through the Governor's Council on Aging.
 FSL is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V. DFWP. FSL believes that diversity leads to strength.

Position Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
   Minimum Required:

  • This position is privy to information that is confidential and/or intended for the company use only. It is required to maintain such information in strict confidence at all times in accordance with state and federal laws and FSL policy. 
  • Knowledge of major HR and corporate compliance legal requirements including ERISA, HIPAA, OSHA, FLSA, etc.
  • High Proficiency with using current electronic devices and related business and HR software.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to display diplomacy and cultural sensitivity.
  • Ability to oversee and provide appropriate leadership to staff.
  • Must not have any restrictions for physical work for which reasonable accommodation cannot be made.
       
    WORK EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
      Minimum Required:
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or a related field, or equivalent managerial experience in compensation and benefits, payroll administration, HRIS, and/or human resource management.
  • 5 years of increasingly responsible delivery and management of the broad array of human resources disciplines, with significant experience in the non-profit human services field.
  • HR certification from HRCI or equivalent.
     
       Preferred:
  • Master's degree in HR, business or related field.
  • Advanced HR certification (SPHR, GPHR, etc.)
How to Apply:

Please apply directly: http://jobs.fsl.org/x/apply/a2do6gtedarc

Part-Time Bookkeeper and Administrative Assistant — Arizona Grantmakers Forum (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 28, 2016
Position Description:

Arizona Grantmakers Forum is a nonprofit membership association whose mission is to empower our members to transform Arizona through leadership and meaningful philanthropy. We convene grantmakers for educational programs and meetings on critical issues and represent Arizona's philanthropic sector before policymakers and other key stakeholders.

The Bookkeeper and Administrative Assistant contributes to AGF's mission through day-to-day financial administration and administrative support for the organization. The position reports to the President and CEO, but provides support to the entire team.

This position is an opportunity to be part of an entrepreneurial and collaborative team. The successful candidate will be a highly organized, professional and solution-focused individual with a passion for AGF's mission and Arizona's philanthropic community, strong interpersonal and communication skills and a commitment to member service.  

Primary Responsibilities

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate weekly and monthly work plan with President and CEO to ensure all fiscal deadlines and timelines are met
  • Responsible for accounts payable and accounts receivable entry and filing
  • Prepare weekly bank deposits and compile and file required documentation
  • Work with Director of Education and Member Engagement to coordinate member dues invoicing, member correspondence, member tracking and pipeline
  • Prepare monthly documentation and reports
  • Work with accounting firm on monthly reconciliations
  • Prepare ledger entries for monthly payroll
  • Work with accounting firm in preparation for annual financial review and 990 filing
  • Prepare form 1099s
  • Work with President and CEO and other team members to schedule, prepare for and produce minutes of member and stakeholder meetings
  • Responsible for minimal office management including office supplies and vendor accounts
  • Assist President and CEO and other team members with special projects as necessary
  • Participate in AGF team meetings and activities
Position Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

  • Two to three years of bookkeeping experience, non-profit or membership association experience strongly preferred
  • Proficient knowledge of QuickBooks Online, Excel and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce
  • Excellent organization and time-management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Eagerness and ability to work with a team

 Abilities and Expectations

  • Personal or professional experience volunteering or working in philanthropy, the nonprofit field or member associations a plus
  • Commitment to producing high-quality work that aligns with AGF's culture and strategic direction
  • Able to work well with many types of personalities; manage and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities
  • Naturally self-motivated and self-managed
  • Personal initiative and commitment to a high level of member service
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with AGF team, members and other key constituencies
  • Enjoys and is able to learn new software and technologies quickly
  • Creative problem solver with demonstrated initiative and comfort offering ideas
  • Professional demeanor, dependable, pleasant, positive and a good sense of humor

Requirements

Occasionally requires lifting or moving objects of moderate weight (i.e. boxes of printed materials, supplies or meeting tables) and assorted items needed for meeting set-up (i.e. conference telephone, catering, video camera). A valid Arizona driver's license is required.

How to Apply:

Compensation

The Bookkeeper and Administrative Assistant will work approximately 20 hours each week at an hourly rate commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Please send your cover letter and resume to:
Laurie Liles
President and Chief Executive Officer
Arizona Grantmakers Forum
lliles@azgrantmakers.org

Scheduler — The Phoenix Philanthropy Group (Phoenix )

Date Posted: January 28, 2016
Position Description:

Summary

The Phoenix Philanthropy Group is a dynamic, innovative, client-focused, mission-driven international nonprofit consulting firm headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.  We live our mission and vision every day in our relationships with and service to our clients and the nonprofit sector.

  • Mission:  The Phoenix Philanthropy Group partners with organizations and individuals to build the strategies and resources to optimize their impact on our global society.  We do so by serving their needs with strategic, outcomes-driven revenue generation, constituent relations, strategic planning, and organizational development services that help our partners fulfill their missions and achieve their goals.
  • Vision:  We empower organizations and individuals to achieve the greater good.

We are seeking a part-time scheduler (approx. 20 hours a week) to manage the calendar and travel of our President as well as other team members on an as-needed basis.

Compensation

  • Hourly; rate to be based on experience.

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Consulting Associate, the Scheduler will:

  • Schedule all internal and external meetings and maintain the President's calendar in Outlook.
  • Handle the registration and details for all conferences and presentations.
  • Book all client and personal travel.
Position Qualifications:

Qualifications - Required qualifications include the following:

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of being a highly organized, team-oriented, focused, multi-tasking, and quality-oriented professional. They will have previous administrative/scheduling experience and will:

  • Have strong skills in Microsoft Office Products.
  • Be highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Be a skilled writer; have a strong orientation to proactive, assertive, concise, recipient-centric communications.
  • Conduct telephone conversations which are articulate, clear, and personable.
  • Have the ability to anticipate and work to the needs of the President and current clients.
  • Have the discipline necessary to excel in a virtual working environment.
  • Embrace and embody Phoenix Philanthropy's mission, vision, and corporate values, and be comfortable with and supportive of our progressive orientation/positioning as evidenced by our client base.
How to Apply:

Please submit resume with cover letter and three work-related references to Michal Tyra at tyra@phoenixphilanthropy.com

Administrative Coordinator — Youth Evaluation and Treatment Centers (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 25, 2016
Position Description:

Essential Functions (duties):

  1. Facilitate and coordinate all referrals and intakes. Serve as a liaison between YETC and the RBHA.
  2. Assist in taking RBHA and direct referral calls, tracking referrals in internal and external log and entering new clients participating in YETC services into the EMR.
  3. Assist in managing private pay referrals forwellness services, including check in clients participating in YETC services in and taking payment upon arrival for services.
  4. Maintain contact with referring agency in the referral process until services begin as outlined in the scope of work.
  5. Maintain positive and effective business and interpersonal communication, conflict resolution and positive attitude of service to support the mission of the organization.
  6. Verify eligibility, enrollment, change of status and discharge with RBHA and AHCCCS.
  7. Scan completed referrals and supporting documentation into client's charts.
  8. Assist in maintaining schedules for all specialty providers: medical, psychiatric and behavioral health professionals.
  9. Coordinate, facilitate, and monitor all quality assurance protocols and requirements.
  10. Practice and adhere to the "Code of Conduct" philosophy.
  11. Manage all records requests and subpoenas: .Send out (via fax, courier or certified mail) all requested and subpoena records after verifying consents per agency and licensing standards.
  12. Manage all weekly, monthly and quarterly report deliverables.
  13. Proactive aid with ensuring the campus meets a high standard of cleanliness and maintenance and initiating appropriate action where necessary with facilities. Assist in actively assessing work area for non-compliance issues and notifies supervisor in a timely manner to ensure follow up.
  14. Complete all required documentation and billing requirements accurately and in the assigned time frames.
  15. Open the building / lock and secure the building at the close of the business day; or ensure staff members remaining on the premises after business hours are able to perform such duties.
  16. Conduct fire drills according to agency standards/protocol.
  17. Complete all required documentation and billing requirements accurately and in the assigned time frames.
  18. Post outgoing mail; and receive and distribute all incoming mail and deliveries in accordance with agency procedures. Notify appropriate staff when package arrive for pick up from front office.
  19. Log and distribute all incoming checks in accordance with agency procedures
  20. Assist in obtaining required documents for new clients participating in YETC services, including but not limited to Birth Certificate, Social Security Card, AHCCCS ID, and verification, and Notice to Providers.
  21. Conduct daily inspection of shared public areas and main lobby ensuring a high standard of cleanliness and maintenance and initiating appropriate action where necessary with facilities. Actively assess work area for non-compliance issues and notify supervisor in a timely manner to ensure follow up.
  22. Greet clients participating in YETC services, YETC Team Members and visitors in a prompt, courteous, and helpful manner. Proactive engagement with visitors to provide a positive and comfortable experience reflecting the organization's mission, ensure that COA standards are being followed in respect to customer service and conflict resolution.
  23. Perform case management functions as directed by the agency psychiatric providers within 48 hours of request.
  24. Perform and document psychiatric appointment reminder calls to families within 24 hours prior to appointment date.
  25. Perform as agency receptionist, greeting all visitors and answering the phone in a pleasant, positive and professional manner that reflects agency confidentiality and security policies.
  26. Collect payment for private pay clients upon arrival for services.
  27. Document no shows, cancellations, and rescheduling of psychiatric appointments. Ensure follow-up outreach is conducted for all no show appointments within timeframes dictated by ADHS. 
  28. Assist in translation as needed for psychiatric and intake assessment appointments.
  29. Optimize available technology for efficiency: PC applications, Medical Billing platform, Office Suite / Email
  30. Other related job tasks or responsibilities as assigned. 
Position Qualifications:

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • AA degree and 2 years' experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience relating to clinical records management and customer service.
  • Must type 40 wpm and possess knowledge of general office equipment, procedures, and filing systems.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a behavioral health related field, or bachelor's degree in any field plus one year of work experience in behavioral health service delivery

Prerequisites:

  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Possess an Arizona driver's license and state mandated auto insurance.
  • Possess or be able to obtain a Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  • Must be able to pass a 5-panel drug screen.
  • Pass a physical, including a negative TB test screening.

Competency (knowledge, skills, and abilities):

  1. Problem solving--the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out oral and written instructions.
  2. Interpersonal Skills--the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas and exhibits motivation to work collaboratively, focused on strengths and opportunities present in diverse workforce.
  3. Oral communication--the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.
  4. Written Communication--the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information; aware of Netiquette in electronic correspondence and is organized in thought and logic when sharing information.
  5. Planning/organizing--the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  6. Quality control--the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
  7. Able to use technology platforms effectively, enter data accurately, generate reports as requested and perform inquiries per policy and HIPPA standards.
  8. Adaptability--the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  9. Dependability--the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  10. Safety and security--the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.
  11. Must meet all licensing and contracting requirements for agency personnel.
How to Apply:

Submit Resume to Diana Kuhl  dkuhl@youthetc.org

Customer Service Representative — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona - Association (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 25, 2016
Position Description:

Position Summary: Excellent Opportunity for a student.  29.5 hours per week.  M-F 2 pm - 6:30 pm, Saturday 8 a - 3 p.  Includes Health, dental and Life Insurance benefits and generous PTO.  

Responsible to provide assistance to customers, internal and external.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Schedule, confirm and reschedule pick ups
  • Record all contacts in database
  • Transfer calls and relay messages to the appropriate staff
  • Log all production
  • Provide quality control on all previous day scheduled pick ups
  • Deliver mail to main office and check DC Mailbox
Position Qualifications:

 Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Spanish Speaking preferred

 Related Work Experience:

  • 1 year proven track record in a call center or with appropriate transferable responsibilities

 Skills and Knowledge:

  • Handle multiple phone lines
  • Excellent communications skills, emphasizing the ability to listen and hear others
  • Proficient computer skills (equivalent to keyboarding at 20 wpm), MS Office Suite
  • Demonstrated integrity
How to Apply:

Send email to mstilwell@bbbsaz.org or mail to M Stilwell c/o BBBSAZ 4745 N 7 Street, Suite 210, Phoenix, AZ 85014

Data and Research Analyst — Be A Leader Foundation (Phoenix, AZ)

Date Posted: January 22, 2016
Position Description:

Under the direction of the Chief Strategy Officer, the Data and Research Analyst will be responsible for the ongoing development and support of the organization's performance measurement and management plan. The ideal candidate will help manage quantitative and qualitative research activities pertaining to the organization's programs implementation and evaluation. This may include, but not be limited to, research design, data collection and entry, analyses, interpretation, and dissemination.

Position Qualifications:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design data collection forms to be used with student database platform.

  • Design reports that provide real-time information about student progress.

  • Design and develop program surveys, conduct surveys, collate results, draw conclusions and present findings.

  • Assist in compiling year end summary of student outcomes to be used in the annual report.

  • Establish a regular schedule of reports to support program development efforts for each Be A Leader program, including regularly scheduled audits of the organization's National Student Clearinghouse data.

  • Support Be A Leader staff with database training.

  • Work with program staff to update and improve programming based on program data.

  • Compile, analyze, interpret and disseminate annual program evaluation report.

  • Review professional literature for best-practices in areas related to the organization's programs including but not limited to mentoring, college access, and university success.

  • Develop a rapport and credibility with program participants in a culturally sensitive and appropriate manner.

  • Develop presentations to help Be A Leader leadership inform key stakeholders of the impact of the organization's programs.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Bachelor's Degree required in psychology or other social sciences, education studies or related field.

  • Fluency in Spanish a plus but not required.

  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing the mission of the organization.

  • Knowledge of issues regarding access and success with underrepresented students in post-secondary education.

  • Experience working with Customer Relationship Management systems, Salesforce preferred.

  • Experience using statistical programs and advanced Excel skills.

  • Knowledge of modern research methods, data collection and analysis.

  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written.

  • Ability to compile detailed information into an executive summary.

  • Familiarity with publishing software (i.e. Adobe InDesign).

  • Skill in data management and analysis with software.

  • Skill in surveys and survey programs such as Survey Monkey, Qualtrics.

  • Demonstrated ability in Qualitative/quantitative analysis.

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically

The successful applicant must work well in multicultural teams and with diverse constituencies. Must be self-motivated, work well under pressure and be able to handle several projects at one time.

Compensation:

Salary for this position is commensurate with experience. 

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to  Karla Robles, Chief Strategy Officer, karla.robles@bealeaderfoundation.org

Grants Analyst I - Part-time — Food for the Hungry (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 22, 2016
Position Description:

Open until filled: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient pool of qualified applicants has been received.

MISSION STATEMENT
Motivated by Christ's love, this position plays a key role in promoting the wholistic ministry of Food for the Hungry (FH) through the framework of the organization's vision, "God called and we responded until physical and spiritual hungers ended worldwide". In order to accomplish this vision, FH's mission is to "walk with churches leaders and families in overcoming all forms of human poverty by living in healthy relationship with God and His creation".

PURPOSE OF THE JOB
The Grants Analyst I position, on a part-time basis, will provide financial and compliance analysis for assigned portfolio of grants from pre-award to close-out. This position will also coordinate on the drawdown and cash flow analysis process related to grants; assist with annual audit preparation, and also maintain departmental procedures and processes.

Position Qualifications:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Key Result Area #1 - Monitor portfolio of grants as assigned through compliance and financial analysis and accounting practices (approximately 75% of time).
Key Result Area #2 - General Support (approximately 25% of time).

How to Apply:

For a complete version of the job description, qualifications, and to apply, access our Employment page on the FH website: http://fh.org/get-involved/employment

Administrative Assistant — New Way Academy (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 22, 2016
Position Description:

Come be part of New Way Academy! We are an independent, Arizona state approved and AdvancED accredited school, for bright children with learning differences. We provide a supportive, nurturing, and safe environment that facilitates optimum learning experiences for students and faculty. Since 1968 our mission has been to educate students with learning differences to fulfill their potential.

Description: 
This position will provide special education coordination and administrative assistance to New Way Academy. The Special Education Administrative Assistant is primarily responsible for the coordination of special education meetings, testing and records management. This is not an entry level position.

Knowledge: 
This position is a highly visible role, serving the school community and interfacing with various people and districts. Knowledge of a general school office or professional office environment is required. This position also requires an appreciation and understanding for multi-tasking in a busy service oriented environment.
 

Position Qualifications:

Qualifications:
College preferred. Knowledge of special education is desired, but not required. Above average computer skills and knowledge required as 80% of the job involves computer based work.

Skills:
* Must have good personal relation skills and be able to communicate well with others.
* Interface with key special education team members. 
* Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. 
* Ability to be detailed orientated in all written communication.
* Must have the ability and willingness to learn a wide variety of tasks required in special education record keeping and school office operation.
* Must be able to multi-task and be extremely flexible to meet the varying needs of school staff, students, parents, and office visitors.
* Must have good working knowledge of computer, electronic communication, word processing and spreadsheets, and be comfortable with student database software as well as general office equipment operation such as phones, fax, copier, etc.
* Requires extraordinary talent to follow through to meet deadlines and commitments.
* Provides meeting coordination between parents, school officials, school district teams, and others as needed.
* Demonstrates punctuality, good attendance, and work ethic for all duties.
* Composes, proofreads and edits a large number of documents such as IEPs.
* Copies, distributes, and files letters, memos, meeting notices and other special education related documents as requested.

How to Apply:

Competitive salary and benefit plan includes medical, vision, and dental insurance as well as a 401K package.

We welcome you to visit our website at www.newwayacademy.org to learn more information. Please email your resume and cover letter to Jill Facon at Facon@newwayacademy.org.

Administrative Manager — Anthony Bates Foundation (North Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 22, 2016
Position Description:

The Anthony Bates Foundation (ABF) is a 14 year old Arizona non-profit organization that organizes free to low cost cardiac screening events for youth and their families at schools, naturopathic doctors’ offices, chiropractic offices, community centers and more.

We are looking for an Administrative Manager to join our team at our World Headquarters located in the North Central corridor of Phoenix.  We are looking for a person who can perform diverse tasks including but not limited to: book-keeping, volunteer management, monthly scheduling, data entry and tracking and special projects.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

The Administrative Manager is responsible for the oversight of volunteers in the office as well as at cardiac screening events. They will have the responsibility of coordinating volunteer jobs as well as managing the volunteers, ensuring that their jobs are being done correctly and efficiently. The Administrative Manager will also be tasked with answering the office phone, maintaining Quickbooks, data tracking through various company systems, maintaining the monthly office schedule and daily office flow as well as any special projects assigned to them.

Position Qualifications:

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Two (2) years recent experience in a related position. Supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal – customer service skills.
  • Ability to use the utmost discretion regarding sensitive company and patient information.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel. 
How to Apply:

Contact Jessica Herman at jessica@anthonybates.org or (602) 482-5606. 

Donor Relations Coordinator — ASU Foundation for A New American University (Tempe)

Date Posted: January 20, 2016
Position Description:

Since 2002, Arizona State University President Michael M. Crow has been guiding the transformation of ASU into one of the nation's leading public metropolitan research universities, one that is directly engaged in the economic, social, and cultural vitality of its region. Under his direction the university pursues teaching, research, and creative excellence focused on the major challenges and questions of our time, as well as those central to the building of a sustainable environment and economy for Arizona. He has committed the university to global engagement, and to setting a new standard for public service.

In response to its achievements and potential for the future, ASU is embarking on its first comprehensive campaign in more than a dozen years, Campaign ASU 2020.  There is energy reverberating across the university and excitement to support our ambitious aims.

At the ASU Foundation for A New American University, we take distinct pleasure not only by supporting Arizona State University--a game-changer in public higher education--but also by offering an innovative, forward-thinking work environment.  Coming off of a record-breaking $200 million fundraising year, there has never been a better time to join our team of over 150 dedicated and talented professionals. For two years in a row, the ASU Foundation has been voted a top place to work in Arizona by CareerBuilder, one of the nation's largest employment websites. We've also received four-star ratings from Charity Navigator for many years running.

The Donor Relations Coordinator will perform work of considerable complexity, to support the achievement of foundation goals in stewarding ASU donors for the investments they have made in the university and inspiring donors to make future investments. The coordinator will implement and oversee projects that demonstrate the impact of donor investments in ASU and recognize donors for their philanthropy. They will be responsible for supporting and/or maintaining a variety of reports, donor communication pieces, stewardship plans and other projects as required.

Essential Functions:

  • Support the assistant director of donor relations with all areas of development and/or implementation of donor acknowledgements, endowed chairs and professorships program and recognition projects

  • Assist in creating, developing, and maintaining Office of Donor Relations policies and procedures

  • Work closely with all departments within ASUF to ensure compliance through appropriate donor messaging, accuracy of data relating to donor gifts and endowed funds, and timely delivery of various projects

  • Effectively utilize databases, software and related technology in order to develop systems and strategies that enhance the execution and success of stewardship and recognition projects

  • Respond to questions regarding the status of gifts, endowed funds, stewardship and recognition, and donor communications

  • Other duties as assigned
Position Qualifications:

Skills and Abilities:

  • Collaborative, customer service driven 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 prospect information

  • Strong and collegial interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively in person, 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 and priorities

  • Ability to represent the institution well

  • An advocate's belief in the vision of ASU as the New American University

  • Attention to detail, accuracy 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

  • Knowledgeable with computers, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point)

  • Knowledge of standard office policies and procedures

  • Understand and demonstrate an extremely high level of sensitivity to customer relations and embrace a donor-centric philosophy

  • Ability to operate and understand Advance and other donor database system(s) and related technology tools

Education:

Bachelor's degree in communication or non-profit studies or related field OR two (2) years' of project management and/or administrative experience.

How to Apply:

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 donor relations coordinator position, please apply online at www.asufoundation.org/careers.

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

Administrative Manager — Anthony Bates Foundation (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 20, 2016
Position Description:

Description

The Anthony Bates Foundation (ABF) is a 14 year old Arizona non-profit organization that organizes free to low cost cardiac screening events for youth and their families at schools, naturopathic doctors' offices, chiropractic offices, community centers and more.

We are looking for an Administrative Manager to join our team at our World Headquarters located in the North Central corridor of Phoenix.  We are looking for a person who can perform diverse tasks including but not limited to: book-keeping, volunteer management, monthly scheduling, data entry and tracking and special projects.

Key Areas of Responsibility

The Administrative Manager is responsible for the oversight of volunteers in the office as well as at cardiac screening events. They will have the responsibility of coordinating volunteer jobs as well as managing the volunteers, ensuring that their jobs are being done correctly and efficiently. The Administrative Manager will also be tasked with answering the office phone, maintaining Quickbooks, data tracking through various company systems, maintaining the monthly office schedule and daily office flow as well as any special projects assigned to them.

Position Qualifications:

Job Requirements

-          High school diploma or equivalent required.

-          Two (2) years recent experience in a related position. Supervisory experience is preferred.

-          Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities.

-          Excellent organizational and communication skills.

-          Strong interpersonal - customer service skills.

-          Ability to use the utmost discretion regarding sensitive company and patient information.

-          Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel. 

How to Apply:

Please send a resume in Word or PDF format to Jessica Hermann at jessica@anthonybates.org

Administrative Assistant — Childhelp (Phoenix, AZ)

Date Posted: January 17, 2016
Position Description:

Position Summary:

Provides support to the Founders' department, including but not limited to coordinating travel and assisting with correspondence.  The Administrative Assistant must be exceedingly well organized, detail oriented but flexible, and enjoy the challenges of working with a variety of situations and circumstances.  A high level of professionalism and absolute confidentiality is crucial to this role.

Essential Responsibilities: 

Responsible for the coordination and scheduling of travel arrangements for the Co-Founders and celebrity ambassadors, including transportation and hotel accommodations.

  • Periodically assists with personal and business event planning and/or seasonal activities, as assigned by Founders' Chief of Staff and the Co-Founders.

  • Responsible for submitting expense reports for the Co-Founders.

  • Assists with the development of written correspondence for major donors, celebrity ambassadors, government officials, and other various stakeholder groups on behalf of the Co-Founders.

  • Responsible for sending weekly schedule and daily updates for the Co-Founders.

  • Any and all other duties and responsibilities as assigned from the Founders' department.

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements:

 Bachelors degree in Business Administration or related field preferred

  • Detail oriented and strong organizations skills

  • Experience in booking travel

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

  • Concise grammatical and proofreading skills, exacting attention to detail

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Exceptional diplomacy and ability to effectively communicate internally and externally with individuals at all levels

  • Ability to work in a confidential manner, ensuring information is shared with internal and external individuals only as needed and in an appropriate manner

  • Working knowledge of nonprofit organizations is helpful

School Registrar — Ballet Arizona (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 15, 2016
Position Description:

Summary:

The School Registrar provides administrative support to the school, serves as communication liaison with customers, and oversees student enrollment and administrative projects.

 

Specific Responsibilities Include but are Not Limited to:

  • Weekly review school records, enrollment databases, attendance lists, email distribution lists, etc., for accuracy.

  • Communicate with parents via phone and email as necessary.

  • Oversee all school uniform orders and communicate timelines, order status, etc. with parents on a regular basis.

  • Oversee all permission slips and sign-up checklists for performances and provide up-to-date lists to faculty (via email and on attendance clipboards)

  • Be available for parent consultations and other needs during shifts.

  • Ensure there is adult supervision of students at all times in the School lobby area between 4-7pm Tues - Fri.

  • Check school voicemail daily and return all calls (keep log)

  • Send out daily and weekly emails to faculty on student issues (illness/injury etc.)

Position Qualifications:

Skills Required:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Minimum of 1-2 years customer service experience, specific focus on working with students and parents preferred.

  • Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)

How to Apply:

Submit Resume and Cover Letter to: hr@balletaz.org

Human Resources Manager — Children's Museum of Phoenix (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 15, 2016
Position Description:

Title: Human Resources Manager

Reports To: CEO

FLSA: Exempt

Supervises Others: No

Summary

Is responsible for the administration of the human resources policies, procedures, and programs. This position also carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: payroll, employee relations, training and development, benefits, compensation, organizational development, and employment.

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

  • Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.
    • Recruits, interviews, tests, and selects employees to fill vacant positions.
    • Plans and conducts new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward company goals.
    • Keeps records of benefits plans participation such as insurance and retirement plans, personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations, and employee statistics for government reporting.
    • Coordinates management training in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, safety, and sexual harassment.
    • Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues.
    • Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
    • Administers performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within organization.
    • Administers benefits programs such as life, health, dental and disability insurances, retirement plans, vacation, sick leave, leave of absence, and employee assistance.
    • Investigates accidents and prepares reports for insurance carrier.
    • Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
    • Represents organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job does not have direct reports/supervisory responsibilities, but does assist all management team with employee relations.

Position Qualifications:

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Change Management - Communicates changes effectively; builds commitment and overcomes resistance; prepares and supports those affected by change.

Team Leadership - Fosters team cooperation; supports group problem solving; ensures progress toward goals.

Managing People - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; makes self available to staff; improves processes, products and services..

Visionary Leadership - Displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust; mobilizes others to fulfill the vision.

Conflict Resolution - Encourages open communications; confronts difficult situations; maintains objectivity; uses negotiation skills to resolve conflicts.

Recruitment & Staffing - Utilizes recruitment sources; exhibits sound interviewing skills; presents positive, realistic view of the organization; analyzes and forecasts staffing needs; makes quality hiring decisions.

Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes a harassment-free environment; builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; supports organization's goals and values; supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; identifies external threats and opportunities.

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 and/or Experience:

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from employees, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, percentages and bonuses.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Outlook Contact Management systems; ADP Payroll and Human Resource systems; Microsoft Excel  Spreadsheet software and Microsoft Word Processing software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or higher is desired.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Office Manager - Residential Behavioral Health — Native American Connections (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 15, 2016
Position Description:

MISSION:

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

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides and oversees the clerical and administrative support needs of residential substance abuse treatment facility.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides and supervises general office clerical, facility supplies, administrative and facility support, reception and telephone services.
  • Greets clients and visitors, answer telephone, type, file & assemble highly confidential/sensitive information
  • Gives information to clients and direct clients (telephone or in person) to proper staff
  • Performs Daily administrative duties
  • Enter daily billing encounters into HMS 
  • Updates and prints weekly schedules
  • Coordinates with Property Manager for facility repair and property maintenance.
  • Accepts all deliveries. 
  • Accepts all Donations per NAC protocol.
  • Handles Petty Cash for postage; report as needed
  • Assists in maintaining inventory control/ office equipment, dispense program & office supplies in stock
  • Assembles Circle of Strength packets
  • Creates graduation certificates
  • Support and actively engage in practices of inclusion through Cultural and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards
  • Other duties as assigned
Position Qualifications:

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT:

  • AA/BA degree and one year experience in behavioral health field preferred
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Valid Fingerprint Clearance Card required.
  • CPR/First Aid Certificate preferred
  • Possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license

WORK EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

  • MS Office proficiency
  • Excellent customer service and organizational skills
  • Effective communication skills, written and oral
  • Must be confidential to handle highly sensitive and confidential information
  • Outstanding telephone etiquette and work ethics
  • Experience in working with the Native American population preferred
  • Bilingual Preferred
How to Apply:

Apply using the following link:http://jobs.nativeconnections.org/office-manager-residental-behavioral-h...

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

Accounts Payable Coordinator — Alliance Defending Freedom (Scottsdale)

Date Posted: January 13, 2016
Position Description:

Everyone says they want to change the world. We're looking for people who actually will.

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:

We are seeking a well qualified full-time Accounts Payable Coordinator, reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager, located in Scottsdale, Arizona. You will be responsible for processing all activities in accounts payable function including vendor and team member disbursements, dental plan reimbursements. You will be responsible for company credit card administration as well as ensuring that every expense is properly documented and reviewed. 

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN ORGANIZATION WITH A COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS PACKAGE, TOO? 

We have it! Alliance Defending Freedom offers team members a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes major medical insurance, dental care, medical and dependent care reimbursement, paid disability, long-term care insurance, and life insurance. We also offer a 401(k) plan with a generous company match. Work and life balance is important to the well-being of our team members. You will receive paid time off (PTO) that starts accruing from your hire date and 10 paid holidays per year.

Has your interest been piqued? We hope so, and we want to hear from you today if you've got the desire and passion to serve at Alliance Defending Freedom! Apply for this position below.

Position Qualifications:
  •  Position Specifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field, or equivalent experience
    • Preference will be given to work experience in accounts payable;
    • Desired experience in fund accounting;
    • Attention to detail with concurrent ability to view "big picture";
    • Ability to communicate financial concepts to non-financial team members;
    • Excellent organizational, process, and project management skills;
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel software.
How to Apply:

Please visit www.AllianceDefendingFreedom.org/Careers to complete our online applicaiton and view our Statement of Faith and Guiding Principles.

Accountant — Phoenix Indian Center, Inc. (4520 North Central Avenue, Suite 250, Phoenix, AZ 85012)

Date Posted: January 11, 2016
Position Description:

SUMMARY:

The Phoenix Indian Center is a small to medium sized not-for-profit social service organization.  As such, this person is the sole finance/accounting employee.  The accountant's primary responsibility is to ensure that the organization is in full compliance with all accounting and financial reporting requirements for federal and private funding. The accountant oversees all accounting activities as well as financial planning, including budget preparation and all financial functions. The accountant will report to and work closely with Phoenix Indian Center Chief Executive Officer and provide financial reports to the Board of Directors. In addition, he/she will work closely with senior leadership to maintain and implement internal fiscal policies and procedures to increase organizational and programmatic effectiveness and efficiency. He/she must be able to adapt to a continuously changing environment and thrive in a deadline-focused workplace.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Process and maintain all billing invoicing, cash receipts and cash disbursements including maintenance of accounting processes and recording
  • Conduct cash-flow planning and ensure availability of funds
  • Maintain finance policies and procedures
  • Review deposits, analyze and process all invoices and purchase orders, and resolve all outstanding A/R and A/P issues
  • Maintain computerized accounting system, adding new codes as needed
  • Prepare monthly financial statements in conformity with GAAP and OMB Circular A133 etc.
  • Process biweekly payroll and ensure timely submission of all government payroll reports as required, review proper coding of time by staff
  • Prepare financial fundraising reports
  • Work closely with the CEO for preparation of the annual operating budget, and monitor project spending monthly
  • Process Federal grant drawdown requests and other requests for revenue based upon contractual guidelines
  • Prepare all private and federal funded financial reports by established deadlines and contractual requirements including the annual Indirect Cost Proposal.
  • Assist the Development Director and program staff in the development of grant application budgets, ensuring consistency with approved annual operating budget. Maintain comprehensive and accurate files for all consultants and vendors
  • Maintain and update all supporting schedules needed for annual financial audit
  • Ensure day-to-day compliance with established internal controls for A/R, A/P and bank account reconciliations
  • Provide the CEO and program directors with special reports and financial analysis upon request
  • Process year-end 1099s and ensure completion and distribution of W-2s
  • Manage all employee benefits programs
  • Participate in all meetings and prepare reports for the Board of Director's Governance, Finance and Audit Committee
  • Document and maintain financial records, both through a electronic database and paper copy, in a confidential and timely manner, following Phoenix Indian Center procedures
  • Maintain, review and advise on all organization contracts
  • Interface and serve as lead contact for all IT activities, including management of contract with outside IT contracted services
  • Oversee all organization equipment including vehicles, computers and manage acquisition of capital goods
  • Assure all corporate documents are continually up to date and implement processes to assure all insurance requirements are secured
  • Participate in strategic planning sessions
  • Participate as a strong team player in all Phoenix Indian Center events and activities
  • Interface with all corporate insurance providers and all vendors 
Position Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or relevant area and 10 years relevant experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience with at least three in a nonprofit environment
  • Extensive Federal grant accounting, reporting and compliance experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse cultures, with specific experience with American Indian communities and culture desired
  • Competent self-starter who will take initiative and work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Strong administrative ability and attention to detail
  • Ability to organize and meet deadlines for a wide variety of job assignments simultaneously, with minimum supervision
  • Positive attitude, good people skills and the ability to work closely with people at all levels of experience and proficiency
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks with attention to detail
  • Strong leadership skills and a valued addition to the team
  • Knowledge and appreciate for the of human service system in greater Phoenix area
  • Solution oriented with the ability to strategize, forecast and solve problems
  • Experience with Sage/Abila Non-Profit Accounting system
How to Apply:

CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED (Posting Date: , 2015)

SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATION TO INCLUDE RESUME WITH SALARY HISTORY TO:

Mail to: PHOENIX INDIAN CENTER PERSONNEL, 4520 North Central Avenue, Suite 250, Phoenix, AZ 85012; Email PDF File to cortiz@phxindcenter.org; Fax to 602-274-7496. 

For further information contact 602-264-6768, ext 2103. You can learn more about the Phoenix Indian Center at www.phxindcenter.org

PREFERENCE: In accordance with the Indian Preference Regulations, preference is given to American Indians. To claim American Indian preference, please submit a copy of your Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) or enrollment card.

Fundraising/Financial

Director of Major Gifts — Child Crisis Arizona (Mesa, Arizona)

Date Posted: February 7, 2016
Position Description:

Director of Major Gifts

 

 

Child Crisis Arizona is seeking a qualified Director of Major Gifts to join our Development team to further our mission of protecting Arizona's most vulnerable children from abuse and neglect, and to help build strong families.  The Director of Major Gifts works collaboratively with other staff and stakeholders and reports to the Chief Development Officer.  They are responsible for generating major and planned gifts for programs throughout the agency and will work with senior leaders and volunteers in cultivating and soliciting donations.

 

 

Job Duties:

  1. Manages relationships for approximately 150 prospective donors contributing at all dollar amounts and participating in all aspects of the gift cycle. 

  2. Responsible for making a minimum of 100 face to face donor contacts per year.

  3. Ensures prospective donors move in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation and closure.  Monitors all prospective donors/contacts to ensure positive and purposeful relationships are created and maintained.

  4. Responsible for developing appropriate cultivation strategies for prospects.   Initiates contacts with potential major/planned gift donors; identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding these individuals/groups.  Adhering to the highest ethical standards, demonstrating perseverance, reflecting on optimistic and positive attitude, and conveying sensitivity and a sense of urgency to the needs of the donors.

  5. Responsible for conducting research and providing information on prospects and donors.  This includes but is not limited to; preparing written materials such as visit strategies/briefings, correspondence, and solicitation/proposals. 

  6. Ensures accurate records of activities and prospect management, as directed by department protocol using the donor database.  Monitor, evaluate and report on progress and outcomes obtained against agreed upon goals.

  7. Responsible for responding to major and planned gift leads for follow up.

  8. Must be able to work proactively and network successfully in order to expand the organizations portfolio.

  9. Serve as a resource for agency development staff who manage other prospects by offering prospect strategy counsel as appropriate and supporting other staff or volunteers in their solicitations as needed.

  10. Must have flexible scheduling (early morning, late evening and weekend hours may be required).

  11. Abel to prioritize tasks, handle multiple assignments, and meet deadlines in fast-paced environment, while maintaining strict attention to detail.

  12. Goal oriented with a high level of energy, enthusiasm and dedication to the mission and goals of Child Crisis AZ.

  13. Demonstrated success in making cold calls as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies.

  14. Attend and participates in agency-related meetings, trainings and continuing education as appropriate.

  15. Perform other duties as assigned

  16. Meets regularly for individual supervision.

 

 

 

We offer a full benefit package including: medical and dental insurance, life insurance, 401(k) plan, nine holidays a year, a generous PTO (paid time off) plan, tuition assistance, and disability insurance.

 

The hiring salary is up to $75,000 DOE.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Position Qualifications:

Qualifications

 

Training, Education, Experience Requirements:

  1. Bachelor's degree required, Master's Degree preferred and CFRE preferred along with a minimum of 5-8 years' of proven success in major and planned gift fundraising.

  2. Must have the ability to understand the needs and interests of major/planned gift donors in order to develop and strengthen relationships between them and Child Crisis AZ.

  3. Capital campaign experience helpful.

  4. Must have MS Office proficiency.

  5. Must be able to display verbal and written communication skills that meet the requirements of the position and needs of clients, vendors and community liaisons.

  6. Must possess strong interpersonal skills and relationship building abilities.

Telemarketing Lead - Part Time — The Phoenix Symphony (Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 5, 2016
Position Description:

The Phoenix Symphony offers the opportunity for part-time employment to be a part-time Telemarketing Lead/Supervisor.  Overseeing Telemarketing Representatives as they make outbound calls to our ticket holders via phone to update records and sell the upcoming season packages.  At times the lead will also be on the phones making outbound calls.  We are looking for a mature, responsible and dedicated employee interested in making a difference in the world of non-profit.  The Lead position will require afternoon and evening hours.  Bonus and base pay opportunities available.  

Overall Responsibilities 

  • Coordinate and manage workflow processes during assigned shifts.   Assigns daily responsibilities to representatives.   
  • Handle issues requiring real-time actions.
  • Analyze and advise Patron Service Manager of personnel and workflow issues and recommend suggestions or solutions.
  • Conducts one-on-one meetings with staff to discuss performance issues and develop corrective action plans, as needed. 
  • Monitors Telemarketing Representatives work productivity.  Recommends and implements changes to continually improve work productivity. 
  • Responsible for placing outgoing calls for various subscription campaigns.
  • Conduct self as a professional representative of the Phoenix Symphony
  • Accurate computer data entry
Position Qualifications:

Requirements

  • High School degree or equivalency
  • Sales experience a must
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must be able to motive
  • Complete and pass new hire training
  • Demonstrate an articulate commend of the English language on the phone (bilingual a plus)
  • Ability to use a computer for data entry purposes.  Knowledge of Tessitura a plus
  • Must be able to work in an environment where the noise level is moderate

Preferred

  • Experience in a call center environment, lead role preferred
  • Some music background 
  • Positive energetic attitude
  • Organizational skills
How to Apply:

     Please e-mail your resume and letter of interest to: tpscareers@phoenixsymphony.org

Coordinator, Phonathon - The NAU Fund — Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff)

Date Posted: February 5, 2016
Position Description:

Northern Arizona University (NAU) is looking for a Phonathon Coordinator who will play a key role in helping NAU build a strong culture of philanthropy. This position is part of the NAU Fund team, which is responsible for soliciting and stewarding ongoing and sustaining gifts from all of NAU's individual constituencies - alumni, parents, faculty, retirees, staff, students, and friends.

The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment while building mutually supportive relationships with alumni, staff, and students. The dynamics of the position require teamwork, perseverance, optimism and an ability to think strategically and creatively. The position also requires comfort with data analysis and data-driven decision making.

This position is located on the Flagstaff campus and requires evening and weekend work.

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years administrative/coordinative program experience; OR,

Six years of progressively responsible administrative coordinative program experience; OR, 

Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education. 

A minimum of 2 years' experience in a call center environment.

How to Apply:

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.

Financial Controller — Compass Affordable Housing, Inc. (Tucson, AZ)

Date Posted: February 3, 2016
Position Description:

Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer the position is responsible for overall office management and financial operations of Compass Affordable Housing, Inc. (CAH) and its related activities. CAH provides service enriched, affordable housing to low-income persons.  This position also ensures protection of the organization’s financial assets and compliance with CAH directives and applicable grantor, federal and state requirements. 

In summary, the position is responsible for managing the entire accounting function of the organization, including payroll, billings, and cash receipts. Duties also include: 1) Overseeing the procedures, paperwork and policies that support all financial and operating activities; 2) Maintaining charts of accounts and general ledgers, financial statements and bank accounts; 3) Assisting  in internal and external audits and compliance; 4) Ensuring that reporting and financial deadlines are met and guaranteeing information generated is accurate and useful. 5) Overseeing insurance requirements for the agency and programs; 6) Overseeing accounts payables and receivables, in-kind/financial donations and donor information, and taxes; 7) Develops, oversees and maintains program and agency budgets; 8) Responsible for financial reporting, analysis and narratives; 9) Oversees purchasing and inventory; and 10) Liaises with managerial staff and outside agencies.  

The job includes administrative duties. A detailed description will be available during the interview. 

Position Qualifications:

Candidates must have five years of progressive experience with all of the above. Experience with nonprofit organizations and construction budgets is preferred but not required. We will look for evidence and references of good oral and written communication skills, self-motivation, agency awareness, initiative and the ability to work as part of a team. Excellent problem-solving, analytical, technical, IT and numerical abilities are crucial. Candidates must be detailed oriented and accurate, organized, and experienced with accounting systems, QuickBooks, WORD, and Excel. 

Candidates must have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license and vehicle insurance, be able to lift up to 15 pounds and carry boxes and files, and work required hours. Please do not apply if you do not have the specific experience outlined in the description and qualifications. 

How to Apply:

Send resume with cover letter and references to infoCAH@compassaffordablehousing.org. Please, no calls. Please do not apply if you do not have the specific experience outlined in the description and qualifications.

Controller — Central Arizona Shelter Services (Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 3, 2016
Position Description:

Description

Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS), is a non-profit 501 (c)(3), and the largest provider of shelter and supportive services to homeless adults and families in Arizona. The mission of CASS is to empower men, women, and children with diverse needs to end their homelessness by providing shelter and supportive services. CASS offers a wide variety of services meeting the particular needs of the homeless community, including shelter for adults and families; case management; employment services; dental services; and an accredited childcare program. For more information about CASS, please visit our website at www.cassaz.org.

CASS has an immediate employment opportunity for an experienced Controller in its administrative offices on the Human Services Campus in downtown Phoenix. The Controller will ensure system-wide financial reporting and coordinate accounting functions within the Agency and its affiliates in accordance with GAAP. 

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare annual budgets and projections;
  • Manage accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll processing for CASS and its affiliates;
  • Prepare General Ledger Journal entries, and oversee the preparation of all journal entries created by direct reports;
  • Responsible for cash management and banking;
  • Coordinate and oversee all financial reporting for grants (Federal, State, and Local);
  • Supervise department staff and department daily functions;
  • Prepare financial reports for agency and by department to include budget to actual reports;
  • Responsible for annual audit (A-133) preparation for Agency and its affiliates;
  • Work with outside CPA firm for financial review;
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP and other regulatory bodies.
Position Qualifications:

Skills/ Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • The Controller should be a seasoned leader, preferably with a minimum of 5 years managing the finance and administration of an $8-16M organization or business unit. Experience working in a complex non-profit organization with multiple programs is preferable, with a strong preference for someone who has operated in a fast-paced and high volume environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management and accounting, including solid experience coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, and payroll and accounting for investments.
  • Knowledge of Sage and Quickbooks accounting software a plus.

Important Notes

CASS drug tests and conducts a criminal background check.  All positions require a State of Arizona Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card

How to Apply:

Submit resume to manderson@cassaz.org

Director of Academy Giving — Great Hearts Academies (West Valley)

Date Posted: February 3, 2016
Position Description:

Company Description

Great Hearts Academies offers an unparalleled, tuition-free education focused on classical, liberal arts education. The network prepares graduates for success in the most highly selective colleges and universities in the nation, and to be leaders in creating a more philosophical, humane, and just society. Great Hearts' public schools surpass the best public and private school options in academic outcomes, student moral formation, and comprehensive extra-curricular participation.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Director of Academy Giving serves as the lead fundraiser for the Great Hearts K-12 community in the West Valley, and is exclusively dedicated to the development of internal and external funding resources for the K-12 school community. In coordination with the Great Hearts Development Office, and reporting to the Assistant Director of Development (ADD), this position provides augmented fundraising services to the K-12 school community above and beyond Great Hearts Lead Office services.

  • Annual Community Investment campaign and Tax Credit drive
  • Ongoing major gifts program and Capital Campaign solicitation as needed
  • Organize special events in coordination with Great Hearts' Community Relations department
  • Cultivate outside community partner support
  • Serve as central liaison to Headmaster for all campus fundraising activities 
Position Qualifications:

Qualifications, Competencies, and Strengths

  • Deep commitment to the mission and principles of Great Hearts Academies.
  • Excellent organization, communication, and computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Experience using database and Raiser's Edge software. (Blackbaud Training Provided)
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills; oriented towards detail, thoroughness, and accuracy.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Experience working with and maintaining confidential information preferred.
  • Must be a minimum age of 18.
  • Able to sit, stand, and use a computer and phone for long periods. Able to bend and lift up to 15lbs. 

Time Commitment and Reporting

This is a full-time, non-exempt, benefits eligible position that is split between the two schools that make up the K-12 school community, commensurate with student count. Work-time should be centered on school activity, with time allowed for donor meetings before and after school, tours during school hours, availability to the headmasters, and evening events. Reporting requirements are weekly progress reports to the ADD, monthly meetings at the Great Hearts Lead Office, and the quarterly academy board meetings.

How to Apply:

TO APPLY: Email your resume and cover letter to Carrie Siegel-Benell, Assistant Director of Development, at Csiegel@greatheartsaz.org. Deadline is February 15, 2016. 

Major Gift Officer — American Red Cross (Phoenix )

Date Posted: February 3, 2016
Position Description:

We are currently seeking a motivated Major Gift Officer in Phoenix, AZ. The Major Gift Officer will identify, engage, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective donors, in expanding their financial support of the work of The American Red Cross in a metrics driven environment.  He/she will be responsible for meeting and exceeding annual revenue targets by working with an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects to advance the mission of the organization and assist donors in creating meaning in their lives through giving to The American Red Cross.

As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs.

We participate in many donor-focused fundraising activities including identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding of top donors across the country. The funds we receive provide unrestricted support to our Chapters, helping us fulfill our mission to provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare and respond to emergencies in our communities. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in the excellent career opportunity. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develops ongoing relationships with major donors through a portfolio of donors and prospects
  • Responsible for minimum annual fundraising goals including both renewable gifts and aggressively growing new gifts and revenue ($350,000 for the fiscal year)
  • Accountable for cultivating relationships for individual, corporate, or foundation fundraising
  • Develop and execute ongoing strategies for qualifying suspects and elevating them to prospect status via small cultivation events, research, and community networking;
  • Build a network of meaningful philanthropic connections throughout the area with an ultimate goal to elevate the mission of The Red Cross and raise critically needed major gifts
  • Design and disseminate customized solicitation strategies targeting organizational objectives and donor interests in partnership with cross-departmental teams; maintain up to date donor records in region/chapter database following donor contact. 
Position Qualifications:

Education:  Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree is highly desirable.

Experience:   Minimum 2 years of major gifts leadership experience.     Corporate and/or Business-to-Business sales leadership experience may be substituted for fundraising experience.  Significant expertise with the area’s funding community highly desirable.  Progressive experience in successful development programs and knowledge of “best practices” in development. 

Skills and Abilities: Ability to relate well and work effectively with multiple constituencies and audiences.  Excellent verbal and written skills.  Knowledge of office systems: MS-Office preferred and fundraising database systems (e.g., Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce.com).  A team player committed to developing and working within a collaborative environment and to ensuring the highest customer service orientation.

Travel:  Requires frequent travel within the Region. The amount will vary depending upon size and geography of region.

How to Apply:

The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that offers employees growth and development, team spirit, a competitive salary, and comprehensive benefits package. To apply, please visit https://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction...

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Bookkeeper — Phoenix Rescue Mission (Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 3, 2016
Position Description:

Phoenix Rescue Mission, a Christ-centered ministry is looking for a Bookkeeper.

This position is responsible for the initial processing of accounts payable and payroll for the organization and performing cash management functions including petty cash and deposits in transit; provides accounting and human resource project support as assigned; maintains desk procedure manual.

Will lead or participate in devotions, prayers or other organization activities that promote a credible Christian witness and lifestyle.

Position Qualifications:
  • Three years experience in Accounts payable and automated time and attendance system; Kronos knowledge preferred
  • Working knowledge of reconciliation and  internal control procedures
  • Solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and actions

SKILLS:

  • Proven analytical, reasoning and problem solving;
  • Demonstrated organizational skills; detail and deadline-oriented; ability to follow detailed instructions
  • Maintain strict confidentiality;
  • Effective oral and written communication;
  • Computer & system skills, including proficient Excel, Word, and data entry skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills; ability to remain calm when encountering tight deadlines
  • Able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events
How to Apply:

Send your cover letter and resume to:   hr@phoenixrescuemission.org

Major Gifts Officer — Lowell Observatory (Flagstaff)

Date Posted: February 2, 2016
Position Description:

SUMMARY

Responsible for increasing overall giving to Lowell Observatory, the Major Gifts Officer utilizes the development process to create and maintain positive relationships between major donors and the Observatory resulting in a wide variety of significant gifts. This position coordinates with the Major Gift team and all members of the Development team. The Major Gifts Officer reports to the Deputy Director for Development.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Manages relationships with important friends of the Observatory and is expected to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward gifts from these friends as well as new donor prospects. 

Responsible for soliciting major gifts for Observatory programs and projects using the development process.

Works collaboratively with and in support of other development staff, Observatory staff, Advisory Board members, and other volunteers to cultivate and solicit donors for identified priorities.

Manages a portfolio of primary prospects in assigned territories. Travels to primary territories as needed to develop relationships and close gifts.

  • Initiates contacts with potential major gift donors,
  • Develops appropriate cultivation strategies for donors,
  • Moves potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitations,
  • Makes solicitations and closes gifts,
  • Maintains stewardship contacts with donors,
  • Demonstrates empathetic disposition, and perseverance,
  • Reflects optimistic and positive attitude, and conveys sensitivity to needs of the donors,
  • Adheres to the highest ethical standards.

Other Duties May Be Assigned. 

Status:                                         Full time, Regular

FLSA Classification:                         Exempt

Compensation Type:                        Salary

Benefit Eligible:                              Yes

Location:                                       Flagstaff, Lowell Observatory's Mars Hill Campus

Expected salary range: $65,000 - $75,000 depending on experience.

Full-time employees at Lowell Observatory receive the following benefits: 100% employer paid Blue Cross Blue Shield medical insurance, life and long term disability insurance.  Employees are provided three weeks of paid vacation time and eleven paid holidays.  Additionally, at six months employees must participate in our 403B retirement plan at a 5% contribution level, which the Observatory matches.

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Position Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • High degree of reading, writing and verbal skills.
  • High level of organizational, record keeping, and managerial skills.
  • Ability to perform effectively in public speaking.
  • Skilled in building relationships with a wide variety of people.
  • Able to and willing to seek input and collaboration with others.
  • Minimum of 50% Travel Expected (Local and Out of State).
  • Skilled in use of donor data bases, Raisers' Edge a plus.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION 

Bachelor's Degree required; Master's degree desirable.  5 years' experience in the identification, solicitation, and acquisition of major gift 

How to Apply:

Please complete an application (http://www.lowell.edu/about_jobs.php) and send it with a resume, letter of interest addressing your qualifications and phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references to the email address posted on the Lowell Application.  Open until filled with first round of review on February 24th, 2016.

Lowell Observatory is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital and family status.

Lowell Observatory provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. This nonsmoking campus is at an elevation of 7,000 ft/2100m. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources office for assistance.

Finance Director — Tucson Audubon Society (Tucson)

Date Posted: February 2, 2016
Position Description:

The Finance Director is responsible for the overall administrative and strategic leadership of the Finance Department. This position ensures the Tucson Audubon Society maintains its financial reporting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and other regulatory requirements applying financial management techniques and best practices for non-profit organizations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manages the duties and activities of the staff Accountant.
  • Oversees and directs budgeting, audit, tax, accounting, and general purchasing activities, including working with the external CPA firm to facilitate audits and tax returns.
  • Directs procedures and systems necessary to maintain proper records and adequate accounting controls and services, including internal accounting control safeguards.
  • Ensures records systems and controls are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting standards.
  • In full consultation with the Executive Director and Finance Committee, manages funds, securities, and assets.
  • Appraises the organization's financial position, including cash flow, and issues periodic financial and operating reports, including financial forecasts for the ED and the Board of Directors.
  • Keeps ED appraised of financial matters; consults regarding financial issues and decisions.
  • Oversees and directs the preparation and issuance of the financial aspects of the Tucson Audubon Society's Annual Report.
  • Provides financial reporting in a timely and accurate manner to grant proponents.
  • Analyzes, consolidates, and directs all cost accounting procedures together with other statistical and routine reports.
  • Oversees all necessary regulatory financial reporting, and stays current on all necessary rules and regulations in order to maintain compliance with local, state, and federal budgetary reporting requirements.
  • Handles all financial security matters and related contacts.
  • Monitors and tracks organizational expenses, suggesting adaptive management as necessary and appropriate.
  • Provides support for staff members for managing department budgets on a daily basis.
Position Qualifications:

A successful candidate will have competencies in the following areas:

  • Strong working knowledge of non-profit financial/budgetary management.
  • Strong working knowledge of modern management practices, organizational development principles.
  • Proven ability in administration and guidance of staff on financial matters.
  • Ability to facilitate and develop a healthy work culture, flexibility to adapt to organizational changes/needs as presented.
  • Strong working knowledge of, and comfort with, internet use, email, accounting systems, Microsoft Office products and advanced working knowledge of Excel.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to address staff needs with a sense of urgency.
  • Self-starting and enthusiastic attitude.
  • An interest in birds, natural history and conservation
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment preferred

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or similar experience combined with education required, Master's degree in related field or equivalent preferred.
  • Ten years related experience and/or training in financial management at a senior level required
  • CPA preferred
How to Apply:

Please email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to hr@focushr.net

Individual Giving Officer — Arizona Theatre Company (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 26, 2016
Position Description:

In collaboration with the Director of Development-Tucson - Individual Giving Officer in Phoenix is responsible for the oversight of individual fundraising efforts including: stewardship of current donor relationships; cultivation of new donor prospects; increasing current funding base through individual giving.  The officer also strategizes marketing collateral and social media strategies to maximize the income potential of all ATC activities and manages all aspects of the fundraising pipeline to include administrative and reporting functions in compliance with all rules and regulations that apply to the organization as outlined by its bylaws as well as the laws pertaining to ATC's status as a 501 (c)(3)tax-exempt entity.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Plan and manage activities to reach annual individual giving goals in collaboration with Director of Development, Managing Director, and the Board of Trustees
  • Report on development plan progress regularly
  • Identify, cultivate and solicit individual, corporate, government and foundation prospects
  • Ensure flawless donor relations: gift acceptance, acknowledgement and recognition
  • Oversee fundraising events including: Annual Gala, donor recruitment and recognition events, etc
  • Assure that fundraising activities are in compliance with IRS requirements and the goals and policies of ATC.
  • Ensure alignment of development department with other ATC departments, including finance, marketing, production
  • Develop/update public relations and marketing materials in support of fundraising activities
  • Employs Patron Manager software

 Competencies

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to develop and deliver successful presentations both scripted and unscripted
  • Self motivated, friendly, energetic and an effective and efficient communicator
  • Attentive to detail, accountable and deadline oriented
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced, deadline driven setting
Position Qualifications:

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of development leadership experience in nonprofit

           sector required

  • Proven exemplary track record of identifying, cultivating and soliciting major

        corporate and institutional donors

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to develop and deliver successful presentations both scripted and unscripted
    • Experience with Patron Manager or other fundraising/contact management database
    • Experience managing staff and liaising with a Board of Directors and other executive stakeholders
How to Apply:

To Apply:

Please send an email including your resume and a writing sample, along with a salary range to lfreed@aztc.org

Donor Relations Officer (Major & Leadership Giving), Southern California Region — Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (Los Angeles)

Date Posted: January 26, 2016
Position Description:

JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF's goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people's lives until we achieve a world without T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, regulatory influence, and a working plan to better treat, prevent, and eventually cure T1D.  

For more information, please visit www.jdrf.org

This Regional Donor Relations Officer (DRO) will be accountable for building and stewarding a portfolio of major and leadership gift prospects in the Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Desert Cities markets for JDRF. S/he will work collaboratively with the staff and volunteer leadership of the JDRF Chapters in these regions to identify prospective major donors and to close gifts of $10,000 and above.  This DRO will be a member of the national Leadership Giving team with matrix-ed reporting and revenue accountability to the local Chapter and Regional Director.  

This position is responsible for a range of comprehensive development functions focused on the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual prospects and donors, with additional emphasis on building the prospect pipeline.  Specifically, the Donor Relations Officer will be accountable for the following:

  • Partner with Regional and Chapter leadership to create deeper relationships with high-giving-capacity constituents.
  • Generate new revenue through major gifts of $10,000+ with an emphasis on 6- and 7-figure gifts across all revenue sources.
  • Work to ensure ongoing revenue growth with strategic focus on retaining and upgrading donors while building a robust pipeline of prospects.
  • Work with Regional leadership to develop and implement strategic fundraising plans for the Southern California Region; initial focus will be in L.A., Orange County and San Diego, with secondary focus on the Santa Barbara and Desert Cities areas.
  • Engage CEO and National volunteer leadership in fundraising activities
  • Obtain and maintain knowledge of JDRF's research priorities and activities and skillfully, credibly communicate to donors (and potential donors) the impact of this research on those living with type 1 diabetes and their families.
  • Serve as "moves manager" for a discrete set of prospects across all revenue streams in the region to build a personal portfolio of 60-100 prospects.
  • Provide strategic and tactical support on all other identified prospects.
  • Consistently recognize gifts in ways that are meaningful to donors.
  • Support a donor-centric culture by encouraging staff to think beyond individual events and annual budgets and consider long-term, strategic, donor-driven giving.
  • Accurately track and measure all fundraising and donor prospecting activity.
  • Act as training and educational resource for the Region and Chapter on moves management and donor engagement activities.
  • Engage in regular face-to-face visits, asks, calls, and personal correspondence with current donors and prospects.
  • Ensure that all major donors, regardless of revenue channel, have a high quality, increasingly personalized experience with JDRF.
  • Attend board meetings and events as needed.
Position Qualifications:

This DRO will be an experienced major gifts fundraising professional with a demonstrable track record of success in donor development, donor stewardship, and in closing major/leadership gifts in the five-, six-, and seven-figure range.  Successful candidates will also be able to articulate the overall vision and strategic direction of JDRF while maintaining a strong grasp of research initiatives.  In addition s/he will have the following skills, experience & personal characteristics:

  • Minimum of 7 years of success professional major gift fundraising experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Track record of working effectively with passionate volunteers and staff using influence and persuasion techniques.
  • Able to effectively apply moves management techniques and to utilize prospect research tools.
  • Able to work and make judgments independently and take initiative, but also to work as part of a team with matrix-ed reporting and accountability.
  • Self-starter who requires little daily supervision.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; organizational, mentoring and leadership skills; able to quickly address conflicts to achieve effective solutions.
  • Results driven orientation with talent for creative problem solving.
  • Highly efficient in time management and ability to meet deadlines under pressure. 
  • Able to effectively establish priorities and work in a fast paced environment. 
  • Superior active listening, observation, analytical, and problem recognition and solving skills.
  • Able to ensure that the confidentiality and security of all information under her/his supervision is maintained.
  • Perform all other responsibilities and projects as assigned by his/her immediate supervisor and senior management.
  • Understand of various computer systems and databases.  Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel. 
  • Experience in developing budgets.
  • Excellent writing, presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Ability to travel at least 50% of the time, including overnight travel and weekends.
  • Bachelor's degree required.  Advanced degree or CFRE preferred.
How to Apply:

Kevin Chase Executive Search Group has been retained to lead this recruitment effort on behalf of JDRF. We are pleased to answer any questions or supply further information. Inquiries, nominations, or applications (including a cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae) should be directed electronically and in confidence, to:

Catie DiFelice, Senior Associate: catie@kevinchasesearch.com

Kevin Chase, Managing Partner: kevin@kevinchasesearch.com 

Accounting Specialist- Accounts Receivable & Billing — Southwest Human Development (Phoenix )

Date Posted: January 25, 2016
Position Description:

We are seeking an independent self starter with a positive attitude to join our Administration department working as an Accounting Specialist responsible for Accounts Receivable and Billing.

 

This Accounting Specialist – A/R and Billing position is responsible for the following:


• Working alongside the Billing Supervisor, Accounting Manager, and other members of the administrative department in a manner that promotes successful collaboration and a team mentality.
• Manually enter claim data into our Claim Trak billing system.
• Work directly with insurance companies, healthcare providers and patients to get claims processed and paid; Review and appeal unpaid and denied claims.
• Assist in verifying patient’s insurance coverage and answer patient billing questions.
• Generate diverse account billing statements to state and federal agencies, assuring that agency customers are invoiced accurately and on a timely basis.
• Research account payments and denials.
• Produce financial and non-financial reports related to claims billed as requested.
• Identify accounts receivable problems and work with customers towards a resolution and payment of invoices; handle collections as necessary.
• Review processes for assigned tasks to ensure they are completed as efficiently and accurately as possible.
• Assist in the preparation off and posting of bank deposits.
• Maintain back-up documentation for accounting for future reference.
• Other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

 

Position is offered full-time with an excellent benefits package as noted below. Southwest Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Benefits:

Southwest Human Development offers an excellent benefits package for full-time employment to include:

Health insurance (provided at no cost to the employee)
Dental insurance
Life insurance
Vision insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible spending account
401(k) retirement plan
Paid vacation
Paid sick time
Paid holiday
Ongoing training and professional development
Supportive, relationship-based supervision model

Position Qualifications:

• High school diploma/GED; completion of college equivalent courses in Basic Accounting OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
• A minimum of one year experience in medical billing with knowledge of ICD9, ICD10 and CPT codes.
• Must be organized with intermediate skills in MS Excel and Outlook.

 

The ideal candidate would be able to analyze projects for efficiency, work collaboratively with service providers, use independent judgment in setting priorities, as well as understand the confidential nature of the information involved.

 

Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card OR must qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card.

How to Apply:

For additional information please visit our website at www.swhd.org/careers

 

Events Coordinator - FT — Chrysalis (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 21, 2016
Position Description:

Position Summary:

Chrysalis events are accomplished through a team approach.  The Events Coordinator is an integral member of Chrysalis’ Development Team.  The Events Coordinator is responsible for planning and executing all events. Major areas of responsibility for this position include managing strong viable events. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planning, organizing, coordinating, promoting, and facilitating  events including:
    • Monarch Events (Year-round)
    • Lights on Domestic Violence (October)
    • Driving Out Domestic Violence Celebrity All Star Gala & Golf Invitational (November)
    • Wonderland Holiday Program (December)
    • 3rd Party events (Year-round)
  • Coordinate and monitor event timelines.
  • Review vendor contracts and coordinate with event vendors.
  • Maintain accurate detailed records of guest lists, auction items and sponsors.
  • Maintain budget and accounting records for events.
  • Follow internal procedures within development.
  • Represent or speak on Chrysalis’ behalf at community events and activities.
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned.
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge, Ability, Experience Requirements:

  • The individual filling this position must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a non-profit development setting.
  • Prior event management required.
  • 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, experience and ability in using mobile giving platforms and Microsoft Office programs including Word and Excel.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the community.
  • Knowledge of domestic abuse and the ability to express compassion for the issue of domestic abuse.

Other Requirements:

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. You will be asked to work additional hours leading up to events.

How to Apply:

Email resumes plus cover letter to: ralcaraz@noabuse.org

or Fax to: 602-955-0165  ATTN: HR

www.noabuse.org

Development Coordinator - FT — Chrysalis (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 21, 2016
Position Description:

Position Summary:

The Development Coordinator’s major areas of responsibility include working in conjunction with the Support Specialist to maintain Matchmaker (the development database), ensuring donors receive prompt thank you letters, donor research, and Board of Director duties such as preparing materials for board meetings, taking board minutes, communicating with the Board of Directors on behalf of the President/CEO. Chrysalis development activities are accomplished through a team approach.  The Development Coordinator is an integral member of the Chrysalis Development Team (a staff team). 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Matchmaker :
    • Utilize the database as a tool for research
    • Share key data on a regular basis with the Development Managers
    • Process gift batching and reports for accounting
    • In conjunction with the Support Specialist, ensure information is entered timely and accurately
  • Responsible for sending timely and accurate acknowledgements.
  • Process mail on a daily basis.
  • Run queries and generate mailing lists from Matchmaker.
  • Research donors, prepare dossiers and present them to the appropriate manager.
  • Act as the Board Liaison
  • Assist President/CEO as needed
    • Organize Board packets and send out needed communications regarding meetings and other information as directed.
  • Represent or speak on Chrysalis’ behalf at community events and activities.
  • Provide support as needed to the Support Specialist
  • Provide support as needed to Chrysalis events.
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned.
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge, Ability, Experience Requirements:

  • The individual filling this position must have a minimum of 1 year non-profit development experience.
  • Qualified candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to interact professionally and easily with donors, volunteers, staff, the public and the Chrysalis Board. Experience working with Boards and committees preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize duties, take initiative and problem solve.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must possess high standards for handling sensitive and confidential information.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively and professionally with volunteers, staff and the public.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, internet research, and Matchmaker (the donor database).
  • Knowledge of the community.
  • Knowledge of domestic abuse and the ability to express compassion for the issue of domestic abuse.

Other Requirements:

She/he must provide own transportation and automobile insurance and have the ability to travel throughout the community; must be able 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, and occasionally will need to be available evenings and weekends.

How to Apply:

Email resume plus cover letter to: ralcaraz@noabuse.org

or Fax to: 602-955-0165

www.noabuse.org

Membership Coordinator — Mesa Arts Center - City of Mesa (One East Main Street, Mesa, AZ)

Date Posted: January 21, 2016
Position Description:

You're unique, creative and passionate. The Mesa Arts Center (MAC) is, too. So are the MAC Members whose donations make art happen for thousands of visitors each year. MAC is on the lookout for an experienced Membership Coordinator who can grow its base of support in unique, creative and passionate ways. Are you someone who can take MAC's membership program to a new, higher level and generate even more money to support art and artists? Would it thrill you to know that children and adults get to create and experience the visual and performing arts because of your hard work? If you answer yes, this could be a match made in heaven!

 We are looking for a Membership Coordinator who relishes the chance to use past professional fundraising experience to plan, implement, evaluate and improve the Membership and Annual Fund program at Mesa Arts Center. Like other members of the Development staff, you should share a personal commitment to setting and exceeding annual financial and customer service goals. Maybe you're even an artist yourself and think that working with painters, sculptors, dancers, musicians and other creative types is the way you want to spend your time. We do!

The nuts and bolts of the Membership Coordinator's skill set are persuading and motivating people to make contributions, communicating with them to keep them close, making sure they get what we promise them, managing contribution information & process, planning interesting ways to say thank you, and seeking out and getting to know even more people who love and support the arts and arts education...and turn them into members and donors.

Right now, Mesa Arts Center has about 1,000 members who donate around $155,000 annually. Your job would be to figure out ways to double both numbers over time. Maybe even triple them!

The Membership Coordinator position has been identified by the City of Mesa as full-time, exempt and categorized at Level 45, which carries a minimum annual salary of $43,167.75 and a maximum salary of $62,940.80.

 The City of Mesa participates in the Arizona State Retirement System and offers a variety of health care and other benefits to eligible participants including: Medical/Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision Care, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Life insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Short and Long Term disability, Business Travel Accident/Commuter insurance and Flexible Spending Accounts; and Time Off including Vacation and Sick Leave.

Position Qualifications:

You will want to check out the full position description at the City of Mesa website (http://www.mesaaz.gov/) to understand exactly how this job might fit your skills and goals, but here are some examples of things that we need you to know how to do:

 - Leverage multiple channels to raise money including direct mail and email, telefunding, online giving and social media;

- Create solicitations from concept to copy, segmenting donor lists, and coordinating with marketing and production to meet fundraising goals and deadlines;

- Collaborate with others so that events are fun, memorable and earn as much as possible;

- Process membership payments and contributions and send thank you letters within 48 hours;

- Enter data and generate reports accurately so we know as much as possible about members and donors and can find that information quickly;

- Make sure each benefit we promise donors is fulfilled on time so that they want to deepen their relationship with us;

- Research potential contributors so that an ever-increasing number of prospects enter the pipeline.

 MAC's robust schedule of performances, festivals and classes may require the Membership Coordinator to work evenings, weekends, and holidays. 

Education:

- Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Arts Administration, or a related field. 

Work Experience:

1 - 3 years of paid, professional development work that includes having designed, implemented, evaluated and improved membership, annual and special-purpose fundraising campaigns; served donors and members and met their needs, worked successfully with colleagues, volunteers and vendors, and created and maintained systems for accurate record keeping. 

 To be successful as Membership Coordinator you should have the ability to:

 - Articulate the mission, purpose and programs of the Mesa Arts Center;

- Share a passion for arts and arts education;

- Understand that your primary job responsibility is raising funds so that MAC can fulfill its mission

- Retain current donors and increase their giving levels

- Identify, qualify, cultivate prospective donors so that they move toward making a contribution;

- Understand the membership base and its communication and service needs

How to Apply:

http://www.mesaaz.gov/about-us/jobs/how-to-apply-for-city-jobs-faqs

Postion will post on the City of Mesa website from February 5 through February 18.

Development Assistant - Part Time — Maggie's Place (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 21, 2016
Position Description:

Job Purpose:  The Development Assistant will assist with the data entry for the Development Department.  She / he will ensure accurate data entry and timely acknowledgement of gifts, grants and in-kind donations. 

Duties:

  • Data entry and understand the functionality of donor/ financial tracking system (NetSuite)
  • Assist with thank you letters to individuals, volunteers, business, churches and grantors
  • Provide support to Annual Campaign, Special Event processing, and Year End Giving
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing results as needed
Position Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • One to three years of experience in database management, preferably in a non-profit environment
  • Strong grammar, spelling and proofreading abilities
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, communication skills, and ability to handle multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment
  • Integrity and extreme trustworthiness
  • Strong work ethic, problem solver and critical thinker
  • Creative and flexible team player
  • Reliable transportation
  • Able to lift and carry 20 - 30 lbs.
  • Occasional in state travel
  • Flexible with time; some nights and weekends
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
How to Apply:

No Phone Calls Please

Send a cover letter, resume and hourly compensation requirements to Kimberly DeMeritt, Director of Development at apply@maggiesplace.org with the subject line of Development Assistant.

Specialist, Donor Relations — Yavapai College (Prescott)

Date Posted: January 19, 2016
Position Description:

With a heightened emphasis on relationship building and stewardship that leads to donor retention and upgrade, this position will manage and further develop an effective donor relations program that includes practice areas such as stewardship, gift acknowledgement, database maintenance, event management, direct mail and communications via electronic media (especially the web) 

Duties include but are not limited to:

- Implement and maintain a consistent donor recognition program through letters, events, mailings, publications, scholarship naming opportunities and annual recognition initiatives (honor roll, etc.)
- Coordinate the scholarship awards program in close cooperation with the Financial Aid Office to ensure appropriate use of funds and that communication with the donors is occurring as appropriate
- Draft gift acknowledgement letters from the Executive Director of the Yavapai College Foundation (YCF)
- Provide original writing/content and execute delivery of e-newsletters to friends and supporters of YCF
- Identify, contact, and meet with donors as a key stewardship activity
- Draft donor scholarship agreements
- Follow the progress of scholarship donations for the life of the agreement
- Ensure donors are informed about the impact of their gifts
- Provide additional stewardship by identifying and tracking
donors' interests and periodically updating donors on Yavapai College programs
or activities of interest
- Provide both requested donor/prospect research
and proactively provide information on prospects uncovered by research
- Daily maintain prospect management module in the Banner donor database,
including initial data entry and report generation
- Update and maintain biographic information in the Banner donor database
- Other related duties or projects as assigned

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Expectations & Requirements:

- Bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, communications or closely related field

- The full-time equivalent of two to three years of related professional experience

- Exceptional interpersonal skills, including strong listening and interpretive skills; abiliity to work effectively with donors, alumni, faculty, administrators, and students

- Regular attendance is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties

Preferred Skills & Abilities:

- Knowledge of fundraising and stewardship practices in higher education or a nonprofit setting highly preferred

- Strong writing skills including experience using internet publishing tools

- Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel, database applications (alumni/development databases preferred)

- Prospect research experience preferred or experience in similar areas such as investigative research in the financial sector or internet/database searching for business or educational purposes - 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 .

Accounting Supervisor — Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 15, 2016
Position Description:

Join us in our mission of showing kindness, doing justice and serving those in need. Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest is actively seeking an Accounting Supervisor to join our team, comprised of high-integrity leadership and high levels of camaraderie. Be part of a diverse group that sees the impact of our good work every day in the eyes of those we serve.

The Accounting Supervisor is responsible for the timely collection of payments, management of billing/invoice processing, and accurately record revenue consistent with prescribed accounting policies and procedures and internal controls. The Accounting Supervisor makes independent decisions to effectively and efficiently drive collection activities, including identifying, resolving, and mitigating account/payment delinquencies in a timely manner. The position will supervise the work of others in the payroll function and staff accountants as necessary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and oversee the day-to-day operations of the AR function
  • Supervises Payroll functions including data entry, transmission to a payroll service provider, or preparation on in-house software, and applicable payroll reports
  • Audits all journal entries necessary to record the payrolls and all corresponding expenses and liabilities 
  • Review customer-aging reports on a monthly basis in order to identify problematic accounts Monitor accounts and makes collection calls on outstanding invoices, and handle disputed invoices
  • Escalate large collections issues appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Participates in the monthly close by preparing month end reconciliations and journal entries for general ledger accounts
  • Actively monitor and document customers whose aging becomes severe and communicate to the CFO as necessary
  • Evaluates performance of directly supervised staff for compliance with established policies and LSS-SW objectives
  • Actively manages write-off concerns with CFO and create analysis to determine the correct measures to take to cure the account or notify the correct personnel to write-off the account if necessary
  • Works closely with CFO and Director of Finance on revenue recognition and allocation
  • Maintains financial security by adhering to internal controls
  • Conducts other duties as assigned

Benefits Offered

  • Retirement plans
  • Health Insurance plans
  • Dental & vision 
  • Life & STD insurance 
  • Paid vacations and holidays
Position Qualifications:

Qualifications
*    3 + years' experience in computerized accounting environment required 
*    Non-profit experience desired
*    Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred

How to Apply:

Please send your resume to: Ecrepinsek@lss-sw.org 

Major Gifts Officer — Ballet Arizona (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 15, 2016
Position Description:

Job Title: Major Gifts Officer

Supervisor: Director of Development

FLSA Status: Exempt

Classification: Full-Time

The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for managing a portfolio of individual, corporate, and foundation donors in the major gifts category supporting the advancement of the Company and School at Ballet Arizona. The successful candidate will implement strategies to expand the number of individual and institutional donors supporting Ballet Arizona annually, moving them to higher levels of giving and deepening their engagement with the mission and programs of Ballet Arizona. The Major Gifts Officer will work collaboratively with dynamic team members and the Director of Development to achieve the fundraising goals for the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Individuals:

    • Meet and exceed contributed revenue goals for donors in the major gifts portfolio

    • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward prospects and donors for major gifts

    • Plan and implement major gift cultivation and solicitation strategies for major gifts portfolio

    • Manage portfolio of individual prospects and donors capable of gifts above $2,500+ and build an annual process to deepen their level of engagement and giving, including face-to-face meetings and fulfillment of donor benefits

    • Maintain individual donor contact reports in database for monthly reporting to Director of Development and Board of Directors

  • Corporations & Foundations:

    • Meet and exceed contributed revenue goal for corporate philanthropy

    • Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward existing and prospective corporate and foundation sponsors

    • Manage strategy and timeline to engage current and prospective corporate partners

    • Serve as the primary relationship manager for corporate and foundation sponsors, guiding correspondence, meetings, and follow-up

    • Craft innovative and compelling sponsorship proposals

    • Track all corporate cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship actions in database

    • Conduct thorough research on corporate prospects and compare philanthropic proposals with similar cultural organizations

    • Ensure corporate and foundation benefits are fulfilled working with members of the Development and Marketing teams

    • Staff the Board Corporate Giving sub-committee

  • Other duties as assigned.

About Ballet Arizona:

  • The Company, founded in 1985, is made up of professional dancers from over 10 countries, presents six performance series annually at Symphony Hall, the Orpheum Theatre, the Dorrance Theater (Ballet Arizona's in-house, 299-seat, black box space), and the Desert Botanical Garden. Local and national audiences have cheered Ib Andersen's unique programming of full-length classic ballets like Swan Lake and The Nutcracker and new works created by him and world-class guest choreographers.

  • The School of Ballet Arizona, led by School Director Carlos Valcarcel, trains both pre-professional and avocational dancers.  Over 250 career-focused ballet students ranging from age 4 to 18 receive exceptional training from some of the field's best instructors. Nearly 750 teens and adults drop in monthly for classes in ballet, modern, jazz, belly dance, Zumba, and ballroom.

  • Audience Engagementprograms, led by Education and Outreach Coordinator Joseph Cavanaugh and developed in collaboration with community organizations, bring dance to special audiences across Central Arizona. Ballet Under the Stars, Class Act, Angel Night, and Student Matinees enjoy wide attendance.

Position Qualifications:

Position Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of development experience with emphasis in securing major gifts and/or corporate sponsorships

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college preferred

  • Ability to project manage and self-motivate to achieve goals

  • Demonstrated knowledge of database strongly preferred; familiarity with integrated fundraising/ticketing databases is essential for success in this position

  • Demonstrated experience and success in the solicitation of major gifts contributions from individuals and/or corporations

  • Strong written and oral communication, persuasion skills, and analytical skills

  • Ability to work flexible hours, nights, and weekends as needed

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while remaining flexible to change

  • Strong familiarity with standard Microsoft Office applications

Personal Qualities:

  • Energetic

  • Detail-Oriented

  • Goal-Oriented

  • Self-Starter

  • Project Manager

  • Mature

  • Collaborative Team Player

How to Apply:

Application Procedure:

  • Applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information to Human Resources, 2835 E Washington St, Phoenix, Arizona 85034 or via e-mail to HR@balletaz.org.

  • Application Deadline: This position is open until filled. The first review of applications will begin January 31, 2016.

Database and Operations Specialist - Foundation — Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 14, 2016
Position Description:

TGen is making a difference in human health and we have an open position that is a blend of  administrator of TGen Foundation's technology systems and an operations-minded jack of all trades who enjoys working with financials, help with events and keep the back office of this development organization humming smoothly. 

Detailed Description:

Enter constituent and gift data, process bank deposits and perform other necessary functions to manage all donations to the TGen Foundation including online gifts and event registrations through Blackbaud NetCommunity and Convio TeamRaiser.  Includes transferring data to Finance, ensuring accurate coding for fund balances, appeal analysis, and campaign and program tracking.  Ensure proper tracking of all special campaign and restricted gifts and pledges including cash flow, progress, reconciliation reports, and pledge reminders as necessary. 

Manage various software systems for event management, prospect research, and other systems as the need and opportunity arise.  Current technology systems include the database software, Blackbaud Raiser's Edge and NetCommunity, event management software, crowdfunding sites, and prospect research systems, all of which are integral to the daily operation of donor/prospect management and revenue processing for the Foundation's giving programs and  support the research programs of TGen.

In close coordination with Finance, provide oversight, tracking, reconciliation, and reporting on expenditures of multi-year grants and contributions and prepare monthly reforecast reconciliation reports to provide an update on fundraising progress.  General preparation, maintaining, and reporting of department and project budgets.  Prepare monthly reports to reconcile stock and other non-cash donations with Finance. 

Maintain the integrity of the Development database, ensuring that all relevant data necessary for the fundraising process is properly stored and accurate.  Ensure that data is accessible to staff.

Develop, implement, and maintain appropriate financial controls and processes within the department in accordance with non-profit rules and regulations.  Serve as department liaison to Finance in regard to 990 reporting and auditing.

Working with the department administrative staff, ensure accurate and timely processing, acknowledgement, and receipt for all contributions and grants. Ensure that gifts and relevant transactions are deposited, recorded, receipted, and acknowledged in accordance with defined standards. 

Work with appropriate experts, volunteers and Foundation team members to prepare charitable gift annuities and other technical documents for donors as needed.

Work with Foundation team members to prepare and submit Foundation grant applications.

Support special and select cultivation events with accurate and timely reporting to ensure financial accountability and success.

Provide event support as needed.

Position Qualifications:

Associate Degree or Certification Equivalent and at least 3 years job-related experience.

Previous database management required. Familiarity with Blackbaud products and previous nonprofit experience preferred.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in seeing the most up to date job listings or to apply for a position, please go to https://www.tgen.org/about/careers-@-tgen.aspx and submit your resume for this position. Please take a moment to read about our employee benefits and learn more about TGen. If you have any questions about the company or how to post for a position, please contact hr@tgen.org.

Please apply to all the jobs you are interested in. Only resumes submitted through the TGen career website will be considered.

Donor Relationship Manager — Cancer Support Community Arizona (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 13, 2016
Position Description:

Cancer Support Community Arizona (CSCAZ) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides the only comprehensive Program of psychosocial support to people diagnosed with cancer and their loved ones in the State of Arizona. The Program consists of services in multiple areas including Group Support, Healthy Lifestyle Activities, Educational Seminars, Social Connections and Resources and Referrals. CSCAZ provides these services for youth, teens, and adults with any type of cancer and at any stage of the disease as well as for their loved ones. Our programs are research based, facilitated by licensed mental health professionals, taught by certified instructors, or led by experts in their field. We provide a Gold Standard of Care.  Through participation in our Program, people affected by cancer learn vital skills that enable them to regain control, reduce isolation and restore hope.  All of our services are provided at no cost to the participant and through the generosity of individual and private contributions.

OVERVIEW: 

In collaboration with the Development Director and Executive Director, the Donor Relationship Manager is responsible for the oversight of individual and foundation fundraising efforts including: stewardship of current donor relationships; cultivation of new donor prospects; increasing current funding base through all individual giving opportunities; grant management. The Manager also collaborates with the Development Team on marketing, public relations, and social media strategies and ensuring prompt donor recognition and reporting in compliance with CSCAZ’s policies as well as laws pertaining to the organization’s status as a 501(c)(3)tax-exempt entity.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF JOB:

Develop and provide oversight for the organization’s individual and corporate giving programs to enhance mid and major level gifts and to foster a donor centric organizational culture.

Create Major Gift and Planned Giving solicitation vehicles and develop corporate and community relationships with strategic partners and grant makers aligned with the organization’s mission and strategic direction.

Identify market trends, write proposals, and build/maintain relationships with current and new donors.

Assist with the development of annual plans, manage and grow the individual donor base, creates pipeline for major giving and planned gift prospects, and coordinate all aspects of a comprehensive Individual Giving program, including identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors.

Develop and manage the annual grant plan. The integrated strategy will also include plans focused on acquisitions, renewals, monthly giving, mid-level donor programs, planned giving, lapsed reactivation strategies, acknowledgements, conversion, online/e-fundraising, website integration, social media, and mobile integration programs.

Position Qualifications:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree required, non-profit management degree preferred.

An experienced fund-raising professional with a minimum 3-5 years of experience in successfully developing and implementing individual and planned giving campaigns with a proven ability to achieve fundraising goals.

Demonstrated success in developing and presenting winning grant proposals of $5,000 or greater and major gifts of $5,000 or greater with ease in face to face solicitation.

Demonstrated leadership as an organization representative, public speaker, policy interpreter and group leader, including engaging volunteer and organizational leadership in the fundraising enterprise. Ability to establish strong, collaborative relationships internally and with external customers and vendors in a fast-paced, team environment.

 Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including strategies applicable to philanthropic grant writing, direct mail, individual gift solicitation and public relations.

 High level of understanding of computer software and applications including proficiency with Microsoft Office, donor tracking database programs, fundraising software, and social media. Strong analytical and problem solving skills with high-level attention to detail.

 Experience developing and implementing gift giving strategic plans that include specific, time-limited goals with measurable outcomes. 

 Available for occasional weekend and evening work.

How to Apply:

Please send an email including your resume and a writing sample, along with salary range to jobs@cscaz.org

Donor Relations Manager — UMOM New Day Centers (3333 E. Van Buren St., Phoenix, AZ 85008)

Date Posted: January 13, 2016
Position Description:

Are you looking for the opportunity to join a passionate, driven, and supportive nonprofit team who are truly making a difference? Come to UMOM! As UMOM continues to be innovative and provide the highest level of services to the most vulnerable families in our community, we are investing in positions focused on strengthening relationships with individual and corporate supporters who help us further our mission.

Position Description:

The Donor Relations Manager is a full time member of our Development Team responsible for increasing private revenue dollars donated to the organization.  This will be done by leading all aspects of the gift cycle. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and implement a result driven major gifts giving strategy to secure major gifts, as well as endowment and/or planned giving.
  2. Identify research, cultivate, and solicit new and lapsed donors to give.
  3. Manage a donor portfolio, increasing the number of new donors AND retaining existing donors
  4. Engage all categories of donors through in-person, oral and written communications, which includes proposal development
  5. Cultivate relationships and provide exemplary customer service to current donors, with the goal of increasing lifetime and planned gift donations.
  6. Expand the monthly giving program.
  7. Maintain donor activity in donor database
  8. Actively participate in the  community and be an ambassador for the organization
  9. Support fundraising events
  10. Develop comprehensive working knowledge of all UMOM programs and industry trends
  11. Meet and/or exceed annual fundraising goals
  12. Build strong working relationships within the organization.
Position Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 5 or more years of experience in consultative business development and/or non-profit fundraising
  • Proven record of effectively soliciting and closing large prospects
  • Valid AZ Driver License
  • Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card or the ability to obtain one.
  • 100/300 level car insurance coverage
  •  (5 or more years of experience) Strong business development and customer service experience
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office and donor database software
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some nights and week-ends.
  • Outstanding oral, written and presentation skills

Additional Attributes:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in a team environment
How to Apply:

To apply, please submit your resume and/or cover letter to hr@umom.org and include the job title in the body of the email.  

Chief Financial Officer — Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development (Phoenix, Arizona)

Date Posted: January 12, 2016
Position Description:

The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the operation of all fiscal aspects of agency operations.  She/he works in partnership with the Chief Executive Officer in areas of budgeting and planning. The CFO will lead all internal operations and work in partnership with the CEO to lead strategic vision and assist in implement of new processes and approaches to achieve vision.   This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as the internal leader of the organization:
  • Coordinate the annual operations plan and budget
  • Provide for all staff a strong day-to-day leadership presence
  • Provide leadership in the implementation of a Balanced Scorecard metric throughout the organization and related bonus program.
  • Assures adherence to fiscal policies on banking, receipts, disbursements, credit and accounting matters and makes recommendations to Finance committee if needed.
  • Analyze the current technology infrastructure and scope out the next level of information technology that support the growth of specific programs and the organization overall.
  • Responsible for all financial reporting and financial record-keeping functions.
  • Assures timely reporting of all local, state, federal and funding source reports, including tax returns.
  • Generates monthly Income Statements for each Cost Center and a summary, with Balance Sheet, for overall operations for review by the Program Managers, Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors.
  • Validates budgeted (allowable) expenses tied to specific revenue sources as required by contract/grant sources and by Annual Audit.
  • Responsible for general ledger through all trial balances, preparing monthly and year-end adjustments and accruals.
  • Prepares cost reimbursement draw-downs and reports as required by individual revenue sources and maintains source documentation.
  • Responsible for budgeting process by completing proposed budgets for review and approval based on input from Program Managers, Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors, including an analysis.
  • Organization liaison to independent auditors assembling information in standard formats for analysis, reporting on deviations, and coordinating efforts between firm and staff.
  • Provides requested documentation, information and explanation of procedures to contract monitors.

To learn more about Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development, please visit our website at www.tumbleweed .org

Position Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's degree in business accounting.  Five years experience as a controller, full charge bookkeeper or senior accountant, with supervisory responsibilities. Five years experience in nonprofit leadership

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter, resume and salary history via employment link through website.  Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Partnership Manager — Support My Club (Phoenix, AZ)

Date Posted: January 12, 2016
Position Description:

GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:  This position works in collaboration with the organization’s CEO to take the organization’s large-scale fundraising vision into manageable details essential to Support My Club’s overall work.  This position is responsible for creating and maintaining community partnerships that support annual fundraising goals.

PARTNERSHIPS/DEVELOPMENT: (75% of duties performed)

  • Research, track and make recommendations to CEO of public and private grant sources to identify potential sources of restricted and unrestricted funding
  • In partnership with CEO, schedule in-person donor visits for initial donor gifts and ongoing cultivation of current donors
  • Implement organization’s partnership development plan
  • Update basic template of grant proposals and submit to CEO for final edits
  • Submit ongoing grant reports to corporate and foundation funders to create ongoing funding relationships
  • Work with program staff to identify ongoing funding needs for special projects
  • Creation and updating of program success stories for fundraising efforts
  • Manage solicitation drives for pledges of ongoing support of website donations
  • Update donor database and documentation of incoming donations
  • Manage thank you letters for donor retention for all gifts
  • Implement creative marketing solutions that will drive individual donors to purchase item requests on the Support My Club website
  • Lead planning and preparation of details for annual Philanthropy Bar event  (contracts, rsvp’s, invitations, etc.)
  • Manage overall details of individual donor campaigns (e.g., Honor Roll, Arizona Gives Day, and major gifts)
  • Ensure the recognition of partners with logo placement and recognition on website and other materials

COMMUNITY OUTREACH:(15% of duties performed)

  • Identify and provide recommendations to CEO to support the creation of community awareness through all public relation channels, including: press releases, public appearances, social media, print and TV media.  
  • Management of information and distribution of “What’s Up Wednesday” weekly e- newsletter
  • Represent SMC at community events including booths, etc. to create awareness
  • Inventory and ordering of necessary marketing and promotional materials
  • Utilize all social media sites for community awareness and donor cultivation
  • Manage the info@supportmyclub.org account to ensure all requests are responded to in a timely manner

BOARD OF DIRECTORS: (5% of duties performed)

  • Create necessary tools to maximize Board fundraising (ex: six degrees of separation)
  • Communicate with and assign board members to donor thank you calls as gifts are received
  • Support CEO with the creation of board meeting documentation – minutes, agenda, additional meeting documents
Position Qualifications:
  • DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelors Degree in nonprofit management or related field
    • 3+ years experience in nonprofit organization in a development, outreach, etc. role
    • Detail oriented with strong writing skills
    • Ability to organize and communicate development data efficiently
    • Outgoing personality that is invigorated by building new community relationships
How to Apply:

Email resume with cover letter expressing your interest in the position and matching qualifications to Heather Cracchiolo, Chief Operating Officer, Support My Club, at hcracchiolo@supportmyclub.org

Lead Accountant/Chief Financial Officer — Phoenix Indian Center (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 11, 2016
Position Description:
  • Process and maintain all billing invoicing, cash receipts and cash disbursements including maintenance of accounting processes and recording
  • Conduct cash-flow planning and ensure availability of funds

  • Maintain finance policies and procedures

  • Review deposits, analyze and process all invoices and purchase orders, and resolve all outstanding A/R and A/P issues

  • Maintain computerized accounting system, adding new codes as needed

  • Prepare monthly financial statements in conformity with GAAP and OMB Circular A133 etc.

  • Process biweekly payroll and ensure timely submission of all government payroll reports as required, review proper coding of time by staff

  • Prepare financial fundraising reports

  • Work closely with the CEO for preparation of the annual operating budget, and monitor project spending monthly

  • Process Federal grant drawdown requests and other requests for revenue based upon contractual guidelines

  • Prepare all private and federal funded financial reports by established deadlines and contractual requirements including the annual Indirect Cost Proposal.

  • Assist the Development Director and program staff in the development of grant application budgets, ensuring consistency with approved annual operating budget

  • Maintain comprehensive and accurate files for all consultants and vendors

  • Maintain and update all supporting schedules needed for annual financial audit

  • Ensure day-to-day compliance with established internal controls for A/R, A/P and bank account reconciliations

  • Provide the CEO and program directors with special reports and financial analysis upon request

  • Process year-end 1099s and ensure completion and distribution of W-2s

  • Manage all employee benefits programs

  • Participate in all meetings and prepare reports for the Board of Director’s Governance, Finance and Audit Committee

  • Document and maintain financial records, both through a electronic database and paper copy, in a confidential and timely manner, following Phoenix Indian Center procedures

  • Maintain, review and advise on all organization contracts

  • Interface and serve as lead contact for all IT activities, including management of contract with outside IT contracted services

  • Oversee all organization equipment including vehicles, computers and manage acquisition of capital goods

  • Assure all corporate documents are continually up to date and implement processes to assure all insurance requirements are secured

  • Participate in strategic planning sessions

  • Participate as a strong team player in all Phoenix Indian Center events and activities

  • Interface with all corporate insurance providers and all vendors 

Position Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or relevant area and 10 years relevant experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience with at least three in a nonprofit environment
  • Extensive Federal grant accounting, reporting and compliance experience

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse cultures, with specific experience with American Indian communities and culture desired

  • Competent self-starter who will take initiative and work independently

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

  • Strong administrative ability and attention to detail

  • Ability to organize and meet deadlines for a wide variety of job assignments simultaneously, with minimum supervision

  • Positive attitude, good people skills and the ability to work closely with people at all levels of experience and proficiency

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks with attention to detail

  • Strong leadership skills and a valued addition to the team

  • Knowledge and appreciate for the of human service system in greater Phoenix area

  • Solution oriented with the ability to strategize, forecast and solve problems

  • Experience with Sage/Abila Non-Profit Accounting system 

How to Apply:

Submit RESUME WITH SALARY HISTORY and cover letter to: cortiz@phxindcenter.org

  •  For further information contact 602-264-6768, ext 2103. You can learn more about the Phoenix Indian Center at www.phxindcenter.org

Grant Writer and Grant Support Specialist — Good Creations, LLC (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 11, 2016
Position Description:

Successful Grant Writing Agency seeks qualified and motivated applicants for the following two positions:

1. Grant Writer

We are looking for an applicant who is an experienced, professional and organized (great attention to detail) writer to develop both heart-driven and technically-skilled proposals and applications resulting in successful grant awards for our clients. Applicant should also be able to demonstrate successfully applying to Federal, State, Local and/or Private grant opportunities in the past. This is a 30-40 hrs/week position. We desire for this position to be filled in January. Writer expected to operate both within team framework and independently.

2. Grant Support and Information Management Specialist

We are looking for an applicant who is energetic, organized (great attention to detail), able to multitask and meet deadlines for a Grant Support position opening in the beginning of July. Applicant must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Docs and knowledge of how to use and upload materials to cloud storage required. Familiarity with non-profit world a plus. This job involved information management for multiple non-profit agencies and their grant writing portfolio (5-10 hours per week), and the collection and organization of materials that will be submitted on behalf of the non-profit agencies (5-10 hours a week). This job will require 15-20 hours a week of availability. 

Position Qualifications:

Bachelor's or higher in writing, fundraising, communications, business development or research

Experience submitting grants to private and corporate donors -- national and federal grants are a plus

Must provide 3 good and relevant references

Must be located in the Phoenix, AZ (or surrounding) area

Willingness and patience to learn, must display dedication and energy required to submit grants on an ongoing basis.

How to Apply:

Please submit a resume and any other materials and include "I Do Grants" in the title of the email to elisabeth@goodcreations.org. For the Grant Writer position, please attach examples of funded proposals on the Federal, State, Local or private foundation level. Positions to be filled by January 31, 2016. Thank you.

Public Relations/Marketing/Communications

Sr. Marketing Manager — The Phoenix Symphony (Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 4, 2016
Position Description:

The Sr. Marketing Manager is responsible for planning, supervising, administering and evaluating programs that meet or exceed attendance and ticket revenue goals for orchestra events and maximizing the visibility of the orchestra in the community.  The Sr. Marketing Manager will plan and manage all marketing activities, including but not limited to: public relations; advertising; season subscription and renewal campaigns; all ticket revenue and audience research.                             

Marketing Management

  • Develop, plan and execute overall marketing plan for the Symphony.  Looking at out of the ordinary ideas to market our product and support our mission.  
  • Develop season subscription and renewal campaigns including direct mail and telemarketing.  Oversee the acquisition of prospect lists, production of campaign materials and work of outside contractors.  Monitor progress of campaigns and provide reports and analysis of results. 
    • Create a program to convert first time Symphony attendees into subscribers.
    • Develop the overall product strategy from season to season in collaboration with the General Manager, Music Director and Director of Strategic Development.
    • Develop the overall pricing strategy for subscription and single series tickets that fulfill revenue/attendance goals in collaboration with the Director of Strategic Development
  • Develop the overall single ticket marketing campaign including design and placement of print and electronic advertising and special promotions for each concert in order to meet revenue targets.
  • Develop a digital marketing plan including social networking, online marketing and other digital media.
  • Oversee the development and production of all materials used to support the Symphony public relations events and marketing campaigns.
  • Develop a program for communicating the Symphony's plans and activities to the media. 
  • Conduct audience and market research as needed; develop strategies based on survey analysis. 
  • Manage multiple external vendor partnership relationships and agreements

Budget Planning

  • Work with the Director of Finance and General Manager to establish appropriate goals for the subscription and single ticket campaigns and develop a plan for achieving those goals.
  • Develop revenue and expense budgets for each event and campaign; monitor progress and adjust as necessary.

Other

  • Manage Marketing Department team by providing guidance and mentoring in a positive manner.
  • Work with the Development office in packaging and solicitation of sponsorships and in-kind support for various product lines and campaigns; ensure that media exposure and acknowledgement promised to donors takes place.
  • Become proficient in Tessitura database in order to use data and segmentation for effective generating of revenue.
  • Serve as Department representative for concert duty rotation.
  • Stay up to date on marketing strategies and make recommendation to meet company objectives.
  • Special projects as assigned.
Position Qualifications:

Requires broad knowledge of direct response and database marketing strategy, with special emphasis on direct mail and subscriptions sales.

Bachelor's degree and six + years demonstrated success in Marketing or Advertising including: consumer trends, and media sources.

Experience managing multiple vendor partners and agencies required.

Possess strong analytical and problem solving skills

Media buying experience a plus.

Familiarity with Tessitura ticketing system a plus

Problem solver with excellent communication and organization skills

Excellent management skills, supports, mentors and leads staff in a positive manner.

Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: tpscareers@phoenixsymphony.org

Sales & Social Media Coordinator — Tonto Creek Camp (Metro Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 4, 2016
Position Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

The sales and social media Coordinator provides support to the Executive Director and CEO and in many ways is the voice of the Tonto Creek Camp Brand.  This position is responsible for working with prospective guests/guest groups to provide customer service to aid in the achievement of maximum occupancy at the camp.  This position is also responsible for developing all social media content with the goal to authentically connect and engage with TCC's customers and community, grown the member base, support initiatives, and for the execution of all social media activities (i.e. tweeting, sharing, engaging, liking, blogging, et cetera). 

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW:

Tonto Creek Camp (TCC) is a rapidly growing non-profit that delivers outdoor education and leadership to youth throughout Arizona.    As a premier outdoor education camp in Arizona we annual provide services to over 6,000 youth during residential camps in Payson as well through auxiliary services provided throughout the valley and other locations.  TCC is committed to its three key initiatives: Outdoor STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)Centered Education, SEED (Students Engaged in Entrepreneurial Discovery) and SOIL (Students Optimizing Integrity and Leadership). 

COMPENSATION:

This is an hourly position with compensation based on experience and length of service.  This position could be full time or part time.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Sales Reservation Duties

  • Provides customer service to assigned prospects - provides information regarding accommodations, amenities, recreational activities, program options, et cetera to meet guest needs, wants and expectations.
  • Closes sales by computing charges, preparing  and sending quotes,  invoices, and agreements  
  • Collects funds by securing signed agreements, credit card authorizations, processes payments &  certificates of insurance, provides receipts and notifies customers of delinquent payments,
  • Ensures accuracy of reservation, recognize guests' needs and requests, and properly communicate requests to appropriate personnel.
  • Maintains strong relationships & communications with on-site camp management
  • Executes aggressive and persistent follow up to new to existing customers and conducts target marketing using cloud-based marketing and sales tools 
  • Maintains documentation of the aforementioned in TCCs various software programs to include but not limited to Salesforce database, QuickBooks Accounting Software and various spreadsheets
  • Generate reports as assigned to ensure reservation completion, accuracy, and preparedness
  • Utilize sales training techniques to provide the best call quality possible to ensure the maximization of revenue and guest service
  • Remain up-to-date on all camp and amenity offerings, promotions and campaigns, and changes in policies and procedures  

Social Media Coordination Duties

  • Execution of all social media activities  (i.e. tweeting, sharing, engaging, liking, increasing social reach by doing the hands-on activities) to support TCC initiatives 
  • Oversees social media content with the goal to authentically connect and engage with TCC's customers and community and grow the member base
  • Authors compelling social campaigns
  • Develops the social media editorial calendar, plan social media activities to drive engagement and collaborate with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Sets and achieves goals for driving social media channel growth (fans, followers), and engagement (i.e. comments, shares per post)
  • Manages day to day social media channels, including community management
  • Ability to create a pre-determined amount of social media posts per week
  • Proactively seeks out, adopt and create compelling, highly shareable content
  • Ensures all content is on-brand, consistent in terms of style, quality, and tone of voice, and optimized for search and user experience
  • Measures and reports regularly on the effectiveness of content and campaigns
  • Creates custom images/ graphics to accompany content
  • Works closely with the Executive Director in the completion and on-going maintenance of the TCC website

Clerical/Accounting

  • May conduct communication support through completing tasks such as screening calls, setting appointments, coordinating meeting times, scheduling meetings, sending out invitations, keeping track of RSVPs, distributing agendas, and occasionally taking minutes during meetings and distributing afterwards.

 Special Project Support

  • Supports special projects such as sourcing prospects, research and data-mining potential school/districts, et cetera that will benefit from TCCs Outdoor Education Camp.
  • Represents the organization to increases awareness through participation in outside events, professional groups, and community involvement in the local market.
Position Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a minimum age of 21 years
  • 2+ years of experience with social media and related work experience
  • Demonstrated first-hand experience using social media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and blogging for business use representing an organization or brand
  • Knowledge of social media management software such as Hootsuit. 
  • Strong project management including scheduling and setting deadlines
  •  2+ years of experience and related administrative experience preferred
  • Self-learner, proactively finds ways to remove roadblocks and seek out information and answers
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Team player and creative thinker
How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Jamie Aiken at jamie@tontocreekcamp.org or 844-411-CAMP. 

Recruitment Specialist — Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona (Tucson)

Date Posted: February 4, 2016
Position Description:

The Recruitment Specialist is responsible for developing and executing effective recruiting strategies to increase awareness and participation in Girl Scouting through a variety of in person meetings, presentations, and networking opportunities with community organizations, corporations, schools, educators, faith-based institutions and other community constituents. She/he is responsible for securing girl and adult volunteer participation and community partnerships through community cultivation, lead generation, and follow-up.

EMBODIES EPIC COMPETANCIES 
Empathy with colleagues and customers: offers respect and kindness to all 
Possibility Thinking : demonstrates eagerness to learn and sees opportunity in change 
Innovation: embraces new ideas from everyone and everywhere 
Courageous Leadership of self and others: works for the good of the whole

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Designs and/ or implements a comprehensive plan for girl and adult membership growth in targeted areas by researching market data, membership trends, and other pertinent information relevant to designated geographic areas.
  • Seeks opportunities and keeps in contact with community organizations, corporations, schools and educators, and faith-based institutions to increase awareness of and participation in Girl Scouting.
  • Prepares action plans and schedules to identify specific targets and to project the number of contacts to be made in order to meet membership goal. Prepares a variety of status reports, including activity, follow-up, and adherence to goals.
  • Utilizes council customer relationship management system to support pursuance of leads throughout the recruitment process.
  • Cultivates relationships with appropriate community leaders, organizations, and businesses to support recruitment efforts within targeted areas to positively impact membership growth.
  • Ensures Girl Scouting is open to all girls and adults by delivering the Girl Scouts message of pluralism and diversity to members of the council.
  • Follows up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity in a timely fashion.
  • Works with cross-functional team to determine or develop innovative techniques to ensure the effective delivery of recruitment strategies.
  • Promotes and assists with Council wide programs, activities, and fund development endeavors.
  • Interpret and promote Girl Scouting in the community to enhance the understanding and appreciation of Girl Scout program benefits, foster interest in volunteer service, increase visibility and support girl and adult members
  • Demonstrate and promote a climate of courtesy and professionalism to coworkers, the volunteers served by the Council, and others with whom her/his job put her/him in contact
  • Perform job duties in accordance with the Safety and Risk Management Plan
  • Beyond the description listed above, your skills will be utilized to best benefit the mission of the organization
Position Qualifications:

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combinations of education, training, and experience.
  • Two years of sales or recruiting experience.
  • Preference of experience with membership sales.
  • Willingness and ability to work nights and weekends with majority of time spent outside the office travelling to meetings with potential members and community partners.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to cultivate, motivate and maintain effective working relationships with staff volunteers, and community members of diverse, social and economic backgrounds.
  • Ability to prioritize and track projects running concurrently.
  • Excellent technical computer skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and customer relationship management systems or other data tracking systems
  • Proven ability to exercise initiative, independent judgment, and common sense.
  • Preference in bilingual speakers (English and Spanish).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs. occasionally.
  • Daily access to automobile in working condition or adequate alternative transportation. Proof of meeting Arizona State requirements regarding auto licensing, driver's license, and liability insurance
How to Apply:

Please email your cover letter and resume to Kristen Hernandez, Chief Operating Officer.  khernandez@girlscoutssoaz.org  Visit our website for more information: www.girlscoutssoaz.org/employment

Public Relations/Marketing Coordinator — Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West (Downtown Scottsdale)

Date Posted: February 2, 2016
Position Description:

Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West is seeking a PR/Marketing Coordinator with excellent written and interpersonal communication skills to support the marketing and public relations initiatives of the one-year-old nonprofit organization.

The Smithsonian Affiliate museum celebrates the art, history and unique stories of the 19 states comprising the American West. The museum features regularly changing exhibitions, entertaining events, and informative public programs that bring our Western heritage to life.

This is a full-time, on-site position reporting to the Communications and Marketing Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Working under the direction of the Communications and Marketing Manager:

-Assist in writing news releases, information sheets and e-newsletters

-Draft and update website content utilizing WordPress

-Format and manage marketing/PR photographs used in social media and on the website

-Help develop and maintain the museum's brand identity through outreach to entities using outdated or inaccurate information or images

-Update and manage media and marketing mailing lists

-Assist in responding to media requests for photos and information

-Help raise awareness of museum public events and exhibitions among the media, museum members, and target audience segments by writing, editing and distributing information by:

  • email

  • uploading information to online media outlets' calendars of events

  • creating and distributing flyers (hard copy and electronic formats)

-Contribute to social media efforts

-Monitor, archive and report publicity results

-Provide communication support to the museum's education and curatorial departments, as needed

-Other duties, as assigned

Position Qualifications:

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate will possess the following experience, qualifications and attributes:

 -Bachelor's degree and at least three years of professional experience in public relations, mass communication, journalism, media relations, marketing or a related field

 -Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills

-Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

-Working knowledge of AP Style

-Proficient in using MailChimp to create and distribute e-newsletters

-Proficient in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and PowerPoint

-Proficient in WordPress, InDesign and/or PhotoShop

-Able to prioritize and handle multiple assignments at one time, delivering quality work on deadline

-Able to work collaboratively with diverse groups of people, as well as independently

-Professional in appearance and demeanor

How to Apply:

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to info@scottsdalemuseumwest.org with "PR/Marketing Coordinator" in the subject line. No phone calls or in-person deliveries of materials accepted. For more information about the museum, visit scottsdalemuseumwest.org. Thank you for your interest in a position at Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West.

Account Manager — Diocese of Phoenix (Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 2, 2016
Position Description:

To support the Diocese of Phoenix in its mission to Encounter the Living Christ, the Account Manager promotes the mission of the Catholic Church by producing revenue from advertising for The Catholic Sun newspaper and website, and developing underwriting support for other Diocesan communications initiatives.

The Account Manager, who must be bilingual in English and Spanish, works closely with the Director of Communications/Associate Publisher, and the Catholic radio and television teams to ensure a unified and cross-platform approach to engaging the Catholic faithful.

Essential Job Functions: Develops financial support and services accounts for The Catholic Sun newspaper, with a particular emphasis on developing support for the Spanish-language La Comunidad section; builds support for the English and Spanish-language broadcasts of the Sunday Catholic Mass and for the Diocese of Phoenix Catholic radio programs and other special projects by developing sponsorships and good relationships throughout the business community; develops financial support for the annual Diocese of Phoenix Directory and other publications and materials; manages Classified advertisements in The Catholic Sun; identifies new ways to build awareness of The Catholic Sun and the Diocese of Phoenix in the marketplace through marketing programs, trade partnerships, and promotional events; provides analytical data to the Director of Communications / Associate Publisher, including forecasts and goals.

Position Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Able to articulate a clear understanding of the Catholic faith and to serve as a committed witness to its mission; ability to use good judgment and demonstrate sensitivity to Christian ethics with regard to appropriate or acceptable advertising; experience in sales and/or marketing; bilingual in English and Spanish; ability to manage accounts, including "cold calling"/prospecting for new accounts; good public relations and written communication skills; computer literate: proficient with Microsoft Excel or comparable program, database programs, word processing.

Minimum Job Qualifications: High school diploma; some college and/or degree preferred; appropriate degree or educational focus in advertising or marketing; experience in newspaper, magazine or digital advertising sales preferred (significant sales/customer service experience in another field/category may be substituted); active practicing Roman Catholic who is in full communion with the Church.

How to Apply:

To apply, please send resume with cover letter to:
Diocese of Phoenix
Attn: Human Resources
400 E. Monroe St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
applicants@diocesephoenix.org

Contract Social Media/Marketing Specialist or Intern — Daring Adventures (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 29, 2016
Position Description:

Contract Social Media/Marketing Specialist or Intern needed for to help promote support of Daring Adventures for Arizona Gives Day.  Contractor will develop and implement a short-term social media plan. This is a temporary contract position from March 1- April 8 that may result in regular, part-time work. 

Position Qualifications:

Requires exceptional knowledge of social media—Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pintrest to engage donors in giving. Strong writing skills and media relationships are pluses. 

How to Apply:

Send resume and samples to: alisa@daring-adventures.org

Associate Curator for Public Programs — Amerind Foundation (Dragoon)

Date Posted: January 28, 2016
Position Description:

Amerind Foundation Job Announcement
Associate Curator for Public Programs
Position Description
The Amerind Foundation of Dragoon, Arizona, seeks a dynamic individual to serve as Associate Curator for Public
Programs. Under the supervision of the Chief Curator and working with senior museum staff, the Associate Curator
for Public Programs will have primary responsibility for developing, scheduling, implementing, promoting,
marketing, and evaluating the Foundation's programs, tours, events, and workshops that complement Amerind's
research and exhibition programs and will engage communities throughout the Greater Southwest and northwest
Mexico. The successful candidate will be a creative thinker capable of conceptualizing and implementing a wide
range of public programs, as well as advertising and promoting those programs. Current programs include
workshops, cultural festivals, lectures, symposia, scholar and artist residencies, tours, and gallery openings. The
Associate Curator for Public Programs will assist with and plan museum exhibitions as well. The successful
candidate will be expected to use a variety of media to promote Amerind's activities, including updating Amerind's
website and engaging the public through social media and face-to-face outreach.

The Amerind Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse professional community and
learning environment. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply and identify their
strengths and experience in this area.

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements
* Bachelor's degree in anthropology, museum studies, history, or related field
* Two to three years of experience in museum programming, public programming, performing arts
presentation, or related fields
* Knowledge and application of digital skills in the world of cultural/educational institutions
* Experience in the promotion and marketing of programs
* Ability to provide dynamic presentations and introductions of public events
* Skill in supervising part-time personnel, volunteers, and docents
* Skill in reading, writing, and editing standard English
* Availability to work some evenings, many weekends, and travel

How to Apply:

How to Apply
Applications should consist of a letter summarizing the applicant's interests and qualifications, a copy of the
applicant's current curriculum vita, the names and contact information of three professional references, and
Amerind's online application, which can be downloaded at http://www.amerind.org/employment.html. Successful
applicants will be asked to provide college transcripts and will undergo a criminal background check. Applications
should be received by midnight on or before February 15, 2016. The position will remain open until filled. Please
email applications to amerind@amerind.org (preferred) or send a hard copy to the following address.
The Amerind Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 400
Dragoon, AZ 85609
ATTN: Associate Curator for Public Programs
The Amerind Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse professional community and
learning environment. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply and identify their
strengths and experience in this area.

Digital Communication Specialist — Phoenix Zoo (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 27, 2016
Position Description:

The Phoenix Zoo is seeking a Digital Communication Specialist in order to increase the visibility of the organization by positioning it through aggressive, effective and interactive digital media communications including the Phoenix Zoo's website and social media outlets. This will be accomplished through strategic planning, effective writing, knowledge of digital mediums, communication skills and by working in collaboration with others to identify appropriate opportunities which directly benefit the Phoenix Zoo. These opportunities may include elements of marketing, public relations, conservation, exhibits, programs, special events, hospitality and volunteering. We are very active on social media, we utilize Facebook, Twitter, Phoenix Zoo Blog, Instagram, Google +, YouTube and other similar community/social sites. The Digital Communication Specialist will create content and manage our presence on each of these sites. This will include taking photos and video around the zoo, posting and responding to comments and questions via social media, and analyzing effectiveness of campaigns. 

This is a full-time, exempt level position with an annual starting salary of $32,760 - $36,857, DOE. Our benefits package includes medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) with company match and generous PTO.

Position Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications for this position include a bachelor's degree in Communications or related field, proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, as well as WordPress, HTML, CSS, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) Sony Vegas or other video editing software, strong photography and videography skills, excellent communication, digital editing, and technical support skills, and a flexible schedule that will allow you to work a varying schedule that will include weekends, holidays, evenings, and special events as needed. All Phoenix Zoo employees must pass pre-employment background checks including a drug test, this position will also require a valid driver's license and annual TB testing. 

How to Apply:

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=997&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. 

Volunteer and Community Relations Coordinator — Children's Museum of Phoenix (Phoenix, Arizona)

Date Posted: January 25, 2016
Position Description:

Position Title:              Volunteer and Community Relations Coordinator

Reports To:                Director of Development

Status:                         Exempt Full-Time

Department:               Development

Date Created:             March 23, 2015

Job Summary

Primary: The Volunteer and Community Relations Coordinator coordinates all aspects of the Volunteer Program which includes recruiting and supervising corporate and individual volunteers/interns and provides direction, coordination, and consultation for all volunteer functions within the Museum to strengthen the Museum and involve a community of supporters.  Additionally, the Volunteer and Community Relations Coordinator is responsible for adhering to volunteer policies and procedures and ensuring staff understands the volunteer program and strategic direction of the Museum.

Secondary:  Serve as administrative support to the Development Director and front-line Development staff; assist with all aspects of donor development; and assist with all aspects of implementing fundraising events.

Principal Responsibilities:

VOLUNTEER

  • Coordinate, manage, promote, and maintain a wide range of volunteer/intern opportunities within the organization and schedule all volunteer activity including tours
  • Coordinate, cultivate and manage corporate volunteer projects within the community
  • Coordinate and staff all volunteer/intern activities, including but not limited to: First Fridays, evening events, weekend events, special events, etc.
  • Survey managers and directors regularly to assess needs for volunteer/intern assistance
  • Maintain/update Volunteer Service Descriptions for each volunteer assignment
  • Ensure volunteers are staffed to support the various areas of operations, to include visitor service areas, exhibits, education, special events, development, and marketing/communications
  • Recommend the most efficient use of volunteers/interns, appropriate volunteer/supervisory mix, and future workforce needs to support volunteer program operations
  • Market Volunteer/internship opportunities and actively recruit and interview candidates.
  • Conduct and/or arrange for volunteer/intern orientation and training
  • Develop and manage volunteer/intern policies, procedures, and standards of volunteer service
  • Organize and participate in volunteer recognition programs and special events
  • With assistance of the Development Director evaluate all aspects of volunteer programs to ensure effectiveness and to recommend/implement changes as appropriate
  • Maintain accurate records and provide timely statistical and activity reports on volunteer/intern participation  
  • As available & necessary host and attend recruiting events within the community to attract qualified candidates
  • Develop and maintain relationships with other volunteer organizations within the area
  • Provide ongoing support and guidance for volunteers/interns; act as a single point of contact for communicating with volunteers/interns
  • Perform other duties as assigned

ADMIN

  • Conduct research and prepare profiles for all assigned donor prospects which includes individuals, corporations and foundations
  • Make cold/sales calls to prospects
  • Communicate and correspond with LGC and Playermakers as necessary; create and send renewals, Thank Yous and pledge reminders
  • Manage Donor Card file
  • Individuals Donor research on wealth engine
  • Assist Development Officer with Date Night  and other event set ups
Position Qualifications:

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Ability to manage relationships with staff and volunteers/interns
  • Proficient in basic computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, and internet    usage
  • Record keeping skills (for admissions and marketing)
  • Organization and planning skills
  • Two years or more experience working with a nonprofit in a sales/administrative and volunteer role
  • Demonstrated capability to conduct one's self in a calm and professional demeanor when dealing with the public and/or with difficult situations
  • Demonstrated capability to effectively communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group of staff and volunteers/interns
  • Willingness to adjust hours to accommodate the needs of the position
  • Ability to effectively manage a wide array of tasks, projects, and responsibilities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel; Raiser's Edge Experience a plus
  • Bending, lifting

Business Specialist — Arizona Women's Education and Employment (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 14, 2016
Position Description:

PURPOSE STATEMENT: 

This position is to plan, coordinate and promote AWEE's business services to employers throughout Arizona; represent and market AWEE programs and services to employers, organizations, associations, and partnering agencies;. This positon will collaborate with AWEE staff to provide employment and training opportunities to participants; and provide workforce analytics. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Establish, cultivate, and maintain employer relationships

  • Meet with AWEE staff to match participant's skills and abilities with an employer.

  • Maintain communication with AWEE staff on participant status, leading up to interview, after interview and after employment hire date

  • Facilitate AWEE and community partner workshops

  • Plan, coordinate, promote and host job fairs and on-site recruitments for AWEE participants quarterly

  • Create and implement surveys to employers after each job fair or on-site recruitment

  • Partner with other organizations to plan, coordinate and promote job fairs and on-site recruitments

  • Understand and utilize workforce trends analytics i.e. industry sectors for employment

  • Collaborate and coordinate Business Services activities with AWEE's Fund Development Officer

  • Develop and implement strategies to attract business partners to AWEE programs

  • Track employment hires and disseminate information to program staff on monthly basis, or as needed

  • Maintain an employer database and track all outcomes

  • Participate on grant teams

  • Participate in employer groups, business associations and various meetings

  • Expose employers to AWEE's work-related training programs (OJTs/Internships/WEXs, etc.).

  • Provide reports on Business Services activities and outcomes

  • Develop performance goals and measureable outcomes with Program Director

  • Attend various meetings and participate in AWEE events

  • Assist donors with dropping off donations and participants in clothing boutique

  • Other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • Bachelors' degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications or a related field;
  • 2 years' experience in sales, marketing, or communications; B2B sales a plus

  • 2 years ' experience in community outreach

  • Relevant experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Skilled at conducting presentations and speaking in public

  • Skilled in computer use and proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power-point)

  • Ability to work independently, exhibit flexibility and able to handle changing priorities

  • Able to work in a team environment

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge of employer community

  • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds

  • Ability to be responsive to customer needs and meet internal/external deadlines

Special Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 30lbs without special accommodations

  • Must be able to walk up and down stairs

  • Arizona Driver's License at time of hire 

  • Requires the use of personal vehicle to travel to and from various locations

  • Fingerprint clearance requirements at time of hire to successfully secure DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card

  • Some evening and weekend work will be required

How to Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to amberhiggins@awee.org

Mentoring Program Coordinator — Arizona Women's Education and Employment (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 14, 2016
Position Description:

PURPOSE STATEMENT: 

Mentoring Program Coordinator will facilitate professional mentoring services to AWEE participants through recruitment, training, and education. The Program Coordinator will ensure mentoring services are a direct benefit to participants seeking and maintaining employment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Lead the design, development and implementation of system-wide mentoring program to enhance current and cultivate new external relationships and partnerships

  • Coordinating and implementing high quality innovative and engaging mentor training programs throughout the organization

  • Creates a sustainable growth strategy for mentoring program to ensure high quality, professional, and long-term partnerships with AWEE

  •  Design and  implement program to ensure effective data collection management that can assess measureable outcomes and impact of program and services provided by mentors

  • Develop program using logic models which articulate clear goals and impact assessment measurement guidelines and tools

  • Evaluate with mentee coordinator on matching mentors and mentees based on specific outlined criteria

  •  Coordinate and collaborate with AWEE staff on all aspects of the mentoring program including; projects, workshops, trainings, and community outreach

  •  Responsible for helping to secure financial support for mentoring program

  • Collaborates with internal and external partners and stakeholders to bring new and innovative programmatic opportunities and partnerships to AWEE around mentoring

  • Creates and understands budget per strategic direction and based on assessment of need, resources and impact of the mentoring program

  • Monitors and manages funding that has been allocated to the mentoring program from all sources and effectively makes cost/benefit recommendations and decisions to maximize the use of available funding and resources based on outcomes and impact.

  •  Ensures that costs and mentoring needs are effectively planned so that all necessary resources have been requested to fund core initiatives and new projects around mentoring program. Meets deadlines associated with budget and grants management.

  • Prepares narrative reports, progress, and/or final reporting to stakeholders, sponsors/funders, in consultation with mentoring program. Provides other reports as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education

  • Bachelors' degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work, Business Administration or a closely related field

  •  Two (2) years' experiences with community outreach/recruiting. Relevant experience may substitute for education.

  • 2 years working in a non-profit environment

  • Knowledge of local volunteer/ business community

  • Master's Degree Preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong written/verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Skilled in computer use and proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power-point)

  • Ability to work independently/collaboratively, exhibit flexibility and able to handle changing priorities

  • Strong critical thinking skills

  • Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships

Special Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 30lbs without special accommodations

  • Must be able to walk up and down stairs

  • Arizona Driver's License at time of hire 

  • Requires the use of personal vehicle for travel to and from various locations

  • Fingerprint clearance requirements to secure DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card/Badge access for local corrections facilities

  • Some evening and weekend work will be required

How to Apply:

Send your resume and coverletter to amberhiggins@awee.org

Information Technology/Technical Support

Telecommunications Service Team Lead, 602342 — Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff)

Date Posted: January 21, 2016
Position Description:

Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff is seeking a Telecommunications Service Team Lead to join our Network and Telecommunications Team. The position reports to the Network and Telecommunications Manager in Information Technology Services (ITS).  The position coordinates and supervises a wide variety of routine and complex telecommunication service requests, multiple projects, and vendor activities for the university. The position coordinates the activities of Telecom staff, directly supervises the Telecom Service Coordinator team. Due to the importance of services, this position is responsible and required for time outside of normal working hours to implement projects or resolve service issues.

Annual Salary: $74,780

Application Deadline:  February 22, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field AND four years of telecommunication service experience; OR Six years of telecommunications service experience; OR Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

How to Apply:

Please see 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

Temporary Advocacy/Outreach Coordinator (10-20 hrs.) per week for approx. 90 days — Arizoan Caregiver Coalition (Phoenix )

Date Posted: January 19, 2016
Position Description:

ACC Outreach Coordinator   

Organization:  Arizona Caregiver Coalition (ACC)

Primary Responsibilities:

The Arizona Caregiver Coalition was formed in 2008 and recently founded as a non-profit in 2015.  We are devoted to serving the needs of family caregivers in Arizona.  The statewide Caregiver Resource Line and website is the catalyst for improving the quality of life for family caregivers and loved ones through collaboration and access to supportive and educational resources.

General Duties:

  1. Understands and communicates the goals of the Arizona Caregiver Coalition.

  2. Supports the mission and values and is knowledgeable about caregiver programs and services. 

  3. Maintains and updates the website and Facebook on a regular basis.

  4. Locates, creates and uses opportunities to promote community awareness.

  5. Develops and maintains a database documenting public awareness activities

  6. Participates on local and regional committees in order to increase awareness of all ACC programs.

  7. Educates and increase awareness of Lifespan Respite Program and any ACC/CRL services/programs through presentations, networking and other opportunities.

  8. Recruits potential volunteers at public events/exhibits/conferences for potential Caregiver Advocate Volunteers, Vocational Rehabilitation and on the job training positions, AGE Works and RSVP programs in order to increase volunteerism on the CRL.

  9. Coordinates activities and attends events to promote the Lifespan Respite Care program (LRCP).

  10. Organizes and executes at least one Caregiver Day at the capital in order to increase public officials and family caregiver's awareness of the ACC/CRL, Respite Voucher, and Arizona Respite Locator. 

  11. Coordinates and participates in assigned group activities.

  12. Works in partnership with our staff to recruit volunteers to serve on the Caregiver Resource Line.

  13. Develops and maintains a database documenting public awareness activities.

  14. Provides staff support for and participate in assigned program advisory groups.

  15. Completes required reports on program activities.

  16. Other responsibilities and duties as assigned that contribute to the mission of the ACC.

Requirements:

  1. U.S. citizen or U.S. National or have status as a Lawful Permanent Resident Alien.

  2. Submit to a DES, Criminal Background check.

  3. Have or obtain and maintain/submit a Dept. of Public Safety, Fingerprint Clearance Card.

  4. Valid Arizona Driver's License and automobile liability insurance coverage (use of personal vehicle required to fulfill most job functions). 

Position Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • Two to four years of work experience human service/nursing field and experience that demonstrates ability to work effectively with persons of all ages is required. High School graduation required, Bachelor's Degree preferred. Experience in Volunteer Management preferred.

  • Must be computer and web literate and demonstrate competencies in Microsoft Office Suites (Word, Excel and Outlook).   

  • Effective in public relations, as well as advocacy.

  • Ability to work independently and proactively.

  • Flexible to work special events as assigned.  

    Planning, organizing, tracking and implementing goals and outcomes.

How to Apply:

Send Cover Letter and Resume to EHarris2@azdes.gov NO LATER THAN MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2016 by 12:00 pm.

or Fax to 1-888-288-6293 Attn: ELIZABETH HARRIS, DIRECTOR

Staff Attorney — American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation of Arizona (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 13, 2016
Position Description:

The ACLU Foundation of Arizona (ACLU-AZ) seeks an attorney with at least 1-2 years of experience to participate in litigation and advocacy challenging discriminatory police practices and defending immigrants' rights. Under the supervision of the Legal Director, the Staff Attorney will work with ACLU attorneys and co-counsel on existing litigation in these areas and participate in related community engagement and public education efforts. This is an 18-month contract position based in Phoenix, Arizona to begin in February 2016.

ACLU-AZ is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public interest organization dedicated to the defense and expansion of civil liberties and civil rights in Arizona. This ACLU affiliate has 12 staff members, 30 board members, approximately 5,000 members, and an annual budget of $1,374,470. Additional information about our work can be found at: www.acluaz.org

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

*    General litigation duties include factual and legal research, interviewing clients and potential witnesses, preparing correspondence, including applications and memoranda, drafting and filing legal pleadings and related case documents;
*    Work with co-counsel to ensure compliance oversight and enforcement in Ortega- Melendres, a class-action lawsuit filed against the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) for racial discrimination against Latinos. The landmark case resulted in findings by the federal district court in May 2013 that the sheriff and MCSO engaged in a pattern and practice of targeting Latinos during traffic stops in violation of the U.S. Constitution. The staff attorney will research and draft comments in response to proposed policy reforms and training, attend meetings with multiple stakeholders involved in this case, including defendants, opposing counsel, members of the court-appointed monitor team and advocate for the interests of the plaintiff class in this case;
*    Participate in and actively seek out opportunities for community engagement about ongoing immigrants' rights litigation;
*    Assist in the creation of public education materials about immigrants' rights issues for impacted community members and the general public; and
*    Work with ACLU-AZ communications and public education staff to produce website updates, email alerts, reports, etc. related to immigrants' rights cases and issues.

Position Qualifications:

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:  

*    J.D. & member in good standing of the Arizona Bar.
*    Bilingual Spanish ability strongly preferred;
*    Minimum of 1-2 years of legal experience in the areas of civil rights, immigration, or other related issues;
*    Experience managing cases and demonstrated ability in engaging in complex legal analysis and fact-finding;
*    Self-motivated and able to work independently and under pressure;
*    Excellent legal research, writing, and analytical ability;
*    Strong interpersonal, interviewing, and investigative skills;
*    Experience working with communities of various backgrounds;
*    Ability to travel extensively including international travel for meetings, fact-finding and client meetings;
*    Ability to work cooperatively on a variety of projects with lawyers, other staff members, and diverse community organizations; and
*    A strong and demonstrated commitment to civil liberties, civil rights and the mission and goals of the ACLU.

COMPENSATION:

Salary & Benefits: Competitive public interest legal salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits, including three weeks paid vacation; medical and dental insurance for staff members; life and long-term disability insurance; 401(k); and twelve paid holidays.

How to Apply:

TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter, CV, list of three professional references and a writing sample (no more than 5 pages, double-spaced, which may be an excerpt from a brief) to: Gloria Torres, Paralegal, ACLU Foundation of Arizona, Re: Staff Attorney, P.O. Box 17148, Phoenix, AZ 85011 or email to: gtorres@acluaz.org. Please list "Staff Attorney" in the subject line. Applications accepted until position is filled. Please indicate in your cover letter where you found this listing.

The ACLU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals to apply.

The ACLU of Arizona comprises two separate corporate entities, the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona and the ACLU Foundation of Arizona. Both the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona and the
ACLU Foundation of Arizona have the same overall mission, and share office space and employees.
The ACLU has two separate corporate entities in order to do a broad range of work to protect civil liber

Maintenance/Facilities/Food Service

Director of Operations — Child Crisis Arizona (Mesa/Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 2, 2016
Position Description:

Director of Operations

Child Crisis Arizona is seeking a qualified Director of Operations to join our team to further our mission of protecting Arizona's most vulnerable children from abuse and neglect, and to help build strong families.  The Director of Operations works collaboratively with facilities and IT staff as well as other stakeholders and reports to the Chief Financial Officer.  They are responsible for directing facilities operations of the agency including master planning, construction and renovation project management, purchasing processes and vendor selection, and contract negotiation with vendors.

Job Duties:

A.    GENERAL 

  1. Oversee facilities and maintenance department to ensure a coordinated and planned approach to maintaining all of the sites of the agency.

  2. Negotiate and monitor all facility-related leases and contracts. 

  3. Oversee the coordination of building space allocation and layout, communication services, and facility expansions.

  4. Plans, budgets and schedules facility modifications, including cost estimates.

  5. Manage construction and renovation projects. 

  6. Responsible for processes regarding in-kind donation receipts and disbursements. 

  7. Support decisions with cost analysis for vendor selection and lease vs. buy options. 

  8. Attend and participates in agency-related meetings and trainings as appropriate.

  9. Perform other duties as assigned.

B.    SPECIFIC PROGRAM FUNCTIONS: 

  1. Manages contracts and vendors related to facilities and equipment. 

  2. Develops and administers the annual budget for facility-related expenses. 

  3. Oversee distribution centers and develop standardized purchasing procedures.

  4. Oversee all facility contracts and leases; ie: security, cleaners, copiers, water machines, pest control, etc...

  5. Oversee IT function.

  6. Responsible for managing capital projects.

  7. Meets regularly for individual supervision.

  8. Participates in continuing education and training as appropriate.

We offer a full benefit package including: medical and dental insurance, life insurance, 401(k) plan, nine holidays a year, a generous PTO (paid time off) plan, tuition assistance, and disability insurance.

The hiring salary is $65,000 - $75,000 DOE.

Position Qualifications:

Qualifications

Training, Education, Experience Requirements:

  1. Bachelor's degree AND 3-5 years operations experience including holding a supervisory position directing a multifunctional staff.

  2. Prior work experience in a non-profit organization is preferred.

  3. Must have MS Office proficiency.

  4. Must be able to display verbal and written communication skills that meet the requirements of the position and needs of clients, vendors and community liaisons.

Facilities Maintenance Supervisor — Phoenix Rescue Mission (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 19, 2016
Position Description:

Phoenix Rescue Mission, a Christ centered ministry, has an immediate need for a Facilities Maintenance Supervisor. Individual will be responsible for the monitoring, upkeep, and general maintenance of all of PRM's physical facilities, grounds, equipment, machines, mechanical systems, and vehicles.  Will maintain a system for preventive maintenance as well as responding to work requests and emergencies.  Responsible for the maintenance department, supervises Facilities Maintenance Technicians, maintenance and janitorial work for PRM facilities/properties.

Position Qualifications:

Qualifications include:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; Associates degree or certification from a technical school in facilities, HVAC, plumbing and/or electrical highly desired
  • Minimum three years' experience in supervising others at separate locations
  • Experience maintaining buildings, landscaping and residential units
  • Experienced in planning and scheduling of preventive/predictive maintenance
  • A solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and actions
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills 
  • Experience in safety programs and implementation of same
  • Knowledge of OSHA reporting requirements
  • Must meet the requirements of being an approved driver and driving a personal vehicle on PRM business
How to Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@phoenixrescuemission.org

Maintenance Technician — Sojourner Center (Phoenix, AZ)

Date Posted: January 15, 2016
Position Description:

Maintenanace Technician

To apply click here

Job Summary

Performs professional building maintenance tasks and repairs on all Sojourner campuses (e.g. carpentry; electrical; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, general cleaning) under minimal supervision. Establishes and maintains working relationships with persons contacted in the course of performing assigned duties.

Essential Functions

  • Inspects facility and equipment for hazards to determine functional systems, detect malfunctions, needed repair and seeks remedies.
  • Performs minor electrical maintenance to include but not be limited to replacement or repair of HVAC,  and fixtures (e.g. wall switches and outlets, incandescent and fluorescent bulbs and tubes, ballast, sockets, fuses, appliances, cords, etc.) using appropriate hand, power and specialty tools.
  • Performs minor plumbing maintenance (e.g. replacement or repair of leaks in drains and faucets, unclogging of drains, trenching and laying new lines, replacing drain hoses on washers and similar devices).
  • Performs painting, carpentry and masonry work (e.g. preparing surfaces and using brush, sprayer, or roller to apply paints, stains, and varnishes, hanging doors, fitting locks and handles, etc.) using appropriate hand, power and specialty tools.
  • Reconfigures, installs, positions, and remounts modular offices and space (e.g. furniture, wall panels, work surfaces, storage bins, lighting, file cabinets, etc.) to accommodate user needs and maximize office space using various hand, power and specialty tools, dollies and hand trucks.
  • Prepares the surfaces and paints various structures and equipment (e.g. walls, refrigerators, evaporative coolers, floors, roofs, doors, restroom facilities, etc.) to preserve wood and metal parts from corrosion and maintain a safe, comfortable working environment using various painting equipment and related tools (e.g. sprayers, rollers, brushes, thinners, etc.).
  • Paints, maintains playground and performs preventative maintenance tasks in a timely and thorough manner on all the various campuses; helps with event set up and pick up.
  • Reports daily activities in writing and verbally as requested; uses computerized work order system as required for work assignments.
  • Maintains effective communication with direct supervisor as well as with the other departments.
  • Safety is our number one priority. Makes sure all doors are locked, water faucets are shut off, and common areas have no spills or hazards present, including, but not limited to broken chairs/windows.
  • With supervisor approval, orders parts, picks up materials from vendors to perform work as assigned, driving agency or own vehicle, including large vehicle/truck.
Position Qualifications:

Competencies (Knowledge, skills, and abilities)

To perform the essential functions of this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem solving--the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Interpersonal skills--the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things; works as team with other Sojourner Center staff; ability to maintain positive interactions and working relationships with business associates, donors, staff and participants.
  • Customer service--the individual provides quality support to participants, staff and others.
  • Oral communication--the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, follows verbal instructions; able to use telephone for communication.
  • Written communication--the individual is able to read and interpret written information and follows written instructions.
  • Planning/organizing--the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  • Computer skills - the individual demonstrates basic knowledge of computer applications, keyboarding, including Microsoft Outlook and Word.
  • Performance quality--the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work.
  • Adaptability/flexibility--the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Dependability--the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Safety and security--the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses specialized equipment and materials properly; respects participants' privacy by not entering participants rooms unannounced or unaccompanied.

Education, Experience, and Other Requirements

  • H.S. Diploma or G.E.D.
  • 2 year experience demonstrating general repair, PM and maintenance skills; working knowledge of electrical, carpentry, mechanical, plumbing, and safety procedures in the building trades.
  • Ability to obtain a Level I Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  • Valid Arizona Driver License, proof of automobile insurance and Motor Vehicle Record acceptable to Sojourner Center's insurance company.

Physical Factors/Working Conditions

  • Must be able to lift heavy objects (minimum of 50 pounds) and safely work on ladders and roofs, and have the mobility required to perform assigned maintenance tasks.
  • Able to access and work in confined spaces such as the attic; exposure to various cleaning substances/chemicals.
  • Some travel between work locations required; work days/hours may change, depending on needs.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, and kneel for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to use appropriate hand, power and specialty tools.

Other Duties

  • May perform custodian duties on a regular basis: picks up trash, sweeps floors, cleans toilets and sinks, as well as restocking paper towels and toilet tissue. Assures the orderly cleaning of facilities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
How to Apply:

Please visit our career center: To apply click here

General Program/Coordinator

Career Services Supervisor — Fresh Start Women's Foundation (Phoenix, AZ)

Date Posted: February 2, 2016
Position Description:

Job Summary: 

The Career Services Supervisor is responsible for developing, improving, and enhancing all career exploration, job readiness, and job searching programs and curriculum. The position oversees the daily functions of the career services department in order to provide clients with the skills necessary to obtain employment that will allow them to reach economic self-sufficiency.  Responsibilities include employer relations, career advising/counseling, increasing the visibility and support of the program, enhancing existing services, conducting research or benchmarking institutions to identify best practices and developing and presenting career related topics to various audiences. This position also oversees Career Services Coordinator.

Specific Job Responsibilities: 

  • Maintains and oversees all aspects of the career services department to ensure quality delivery of career services programs.
  • Develops and maintains systems and processes used to identify employment opportunities for women.
  • Keeps women informed of employment activities and opportunities (e.g., job fairs, employer recruitment events, current open positions, etc.).
  • Plans, organizes and executes employer recruitment events.
  • Designs and implements career services programs (e.g., OJT, Career Boot Camp, Kick Start, Jump Start, training, workshops, externships, etc)
  • Plans and promotes career fairs, recruiting opportunities for employers and other career-related events.
  • Provides career coaching to help women set and reach their employment goals.
  • Provides practical training and assistance in basic job search techniques (e.g., resume and cover letter preparation, interviewing skills, etc.).
  • Ensures women have access to a variety of employment resources (e.g., database of employment possibilities, career guidance references, employment literature, etc.).
  • Works with women one-on-one to build a trusting relationship, facilitate mock interviews, create individualized employment strategies, and provide on-going assistance and support when needed.
  • Ensures that all placement-related data is accurately maintained in database system.
  • Lead, manage, and assist in training of the Career Services staff.
  • Performs other functions as necessary or as assigned.
Position Qualifications:

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to be organized and multi-task.
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Knowledge of the career development
  • Knowledge of the employment market and effective job search strategies
  • Knowledge of best practices in career coaching
  • Ability to develop and use collaborative relationships
  • Ability to prioritize and quickly resolve issues
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent creative and problem solving skills
  • Project and program management skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and database programs
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including mornings, evenings, and weekends.
  • This position will include one Saturday a month.  

 Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred, both oral and written
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3 years of experience in Career Services and 2 years of experience in a management or supervisory role
  • Competency with MS Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and the internet
  • Physical ability to do light moving, set up of classrooms and lifting of boxes weighing 25-30 lbs.
How to Apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume to msneed@fswf.org 

Donation Center Coordinator — Dress for Success Phoenix (Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 2, 2016
Position Description:

Job Objective:

This position is responsible for receiving in donations and determining final disposition of the goods.  Stocking the boutique and Mobile Career Center and help facilitate clothing sales twice a year.

Hours:  Monday - Thursday 8:30 - 4:00 and some Fridays

Essential Job Functions:

  • Receive donated goods from donors.
  • Assist donors with unloading their cars and carry the goods into the donation center.
  • Provide receipt to the donor and give additional information about our organization if they inquire.
  • Organize the donations as they come in to determine if they will be used in the boutique, at our semi-annual clothing sale or if they need to be given to another non-profit.
  • Steam clothes before going out to the boutique or the Mobile Career Center to ensure the goods are ready for the clients.
  • Ensure the boutique and Mobile Career Center are adequately stocked and work with Director of Operations when we are low in particular sizes and items.
  • Work to ensure the Mobile Career Center is stocked and ready to go each week with the appropriate sizes and the unit is cleaned prior to going out.
  • Work with the Mobile Career Center team when the unit goes out based upon their needs.
  • Keep the goods that will be used for the clothing sale are organized and ready for our sales twice a year.
  • Help facilitate 2 clothing sales twice a year to help raise funds for the boutique.
  • Bag up clothes that are being donated to another non-profit and work with them to arrange a pickup time.
  • Maintain a professional and courteous image while dealing with the public and clients.
  • Assist other volunteers and co-workers in keeping area neat and clean at all times.
  • Demonstrate consistent positive behavior with all internal and external customers and volunteers professionally communicate donation policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills and ensure that correct information is communicated to the appropriate person.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Must be able to work unsupervised, be self-directed and multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Keep accurate records of the donors and process thank you letters in a timely manner to the donors.
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures and standards.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe working environment by being aware of company safety policies and procedures and reporting any accidents/incidents and unsafe conditions to supervisor. Assist with completing appropriate reports.
  • Work as scheduled, being flexible when needed.
  • Able to give direction to volunteers to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner.
Position Qualifications:

Critical Skills

  • High School graduate or GED preferred
  • Team Oriented
  • Able to stand for long periods of time, stoop, squat, bend and twist, lift up to 25 lbs. in a safe manner or obtain a safe method of doing so.
  • Appropriate grooming and dressing.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.  Bi-lingual a plus but not required.
How to Apply:

Please submit your resume to Mark@DressforSuccessPhoenix.org

Summer Camp Couselor — Camp Soaring Eagle (Cornville, Az)

Date Posted: February 2, 2016
Position Description:

Join the fun and make a difference for children with serious illnesses. We have a variety of Summer Staff opportunities at Camp Soaring Eagle. Are you energetic, responsible, compassionate and posses a great sense of humor? If so, we’re looking for people like you. We are looking for Summer Camp Counselors to provide the healing power of laughter to our campers.There will be three days of paid training provided for you as well. Dates are June 8-17, 2016. Pay based on experience and qualifications. 

Unit Leaders

The general function of the Camper Unit Leader is to provide the highest level of safety to the campers at all times. A Unit Leader must posses leadership qualities, be able to mentor campers and set high standards of conduct. Must be able to keep a high level of energy for extended hours and must be able to run for up to 18 hours per day. Unit leaders are accountable for assigned campers at all times. Must be able to observe and enforce all safety rules, provide guidance to assigned campers, provide input to medical personnel concerning their campers, and be a role model.

Fishing Program

The general function of the fishing volunteer is to assist the campers with baiting their hooks, casting and hook settings and be able to repair fishing equipment as needed. General knowledge of fishing and fishing safety is encouraged. Must be able to be outdoors and on your feet for extended time periods in hot and cold weather conditions.

Archery Program

The general function of the archery volunteer is to instruct Campers during their archery range session. Archery certification preferred, but experience with archery program will substitute for certification. Must posses archery skills that include range set-up, equipment set-up and maintenance and safety regulations. Must be able to supervise a minimum of 5 campers at one time and design and run a fun archery program. Must be able to be outdoors and on your feet for extended time periods in hot and cold weather conditions.

Lifeguard

The general function of the lifeguard volunteer is to provide the highest level of safety to the campers. Must be a certified life guard from a recognized program i.e. The American Red Cross, must know and observe water safety regulations, be certified in first aid care and CPR. Must be able to be outdoors and on your feet for extended time periods in hot and cold weather conditions.

Position Qualifications:

Must be at least 18 years old and pass a background check. Experience with children is preferred. Camp Counselor experience preferred by not required. 

How to Apply:

Please contact Tyler Torba at 602.582.5584 or via email at ttorba@campsoaringeagle.org

Volunteer Coordinator — Family Promise - Greater Phoenix (Scottsdale)

Date Posted: February 1, 2016
Position Description:

Volunteer Coordinator

Job Description

Department: Development

Organizational Relationships

Reports to: Development Director

Fulltime Position; EOE; Salary DOE
Coordinates with: Volunteers, In Kind Donors, Event Sponsors and Community Partners

Supervisory Responsibility: This position has no direct staff supervisory responsibilities but does interface with staff and volunteer leaders along with the entire volunteer force.

Position Summary

The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for soliciting volunteers, as well as planning, organizing, and directing the volunteer programs. These include agency programs, Board of Directors interface, events, and the interfaith hosting network.

Essential Duties

  • Manage volunteer hours.
  • Identify volunteer opportunities within the organization.
  • Manage volunteer application process.
  • Establish agency orientation, training and background check standards for volunteer positions.
  • Set-up and manage a database to track volunteers, their interests and availability.
  • Manage online portal for volunteer opportunities.
  • Manage website related to volunteer postings and registrations
  • Communicate with staff to assess volunteer needs, scheduling and specific program involvement.
  • Increase public awareness of Family Promise in the community through volunteer partnerships.
  • Be visible in the community as an advocate for the agency,
  • Develop and cultivate constituent relationships.
  • Conduct outreach initiatives to expand volunteerism in support of agency programs.
  • Prepare status reports as specified by the Development Director.
  • Maintain social media presence on a variety of platforms that promote and recognize volunteerism in agency.
  • Develop volunteer recognition program.
  • Design and lead volunteer recognition and appreciation event.
  • Volunteer stewardship.
  • Serve as communication liaison with the Board of Directors and committee members,
  •  Attend volunteer recruitment fairs and recruit corporate groups.
  • Provide mentoring, support and coordinate volunteer schedules.
  • Responsible in the selection, interviewing, recruitment, training and on-going retention and evaluation of student and adult volunteers including corporate groups.

Additional Duties:

  • Attend agency and outside events outside of normal business hours as needed.
Position Qualifications:

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree or comparable related experience.
  • Proficiency in donor database software and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent writing, communication, organization and interpersonal skills.

The ideal candidate will be a high energy, well organized person that has excellent oral and written communications skills and the ability to work with all agency team members.  This candidate will have the ability to present themselves well to groups and individuals from a variety of social and professional backgrounds.  The candidate will have the ability to identify and create opportunities to establish positive community partnerships for the agency.  The candidate will have the skills and creative mindset to participate in the agency marketing process to increase brand awareness and supporters for the nonprofit.

How to Apply:

How to Apply: Email resume and cover letter to Pbanucci@familypromiseaz.org

SOAR Benefits Specialist — Lodestar Day Resource Center (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 30, 2016
Position Description:

Organization Summary:  The mission of the Lodestar Day Resource Center is to create “a safe, engaging, holistic community that empowers people to end their homelessness and create positive, long-term changes.” This is accomplished through programming that fulfills our client’s basic needs, reduces barriers, rebuilds lives and, ultimately, ends homelessness.

Job Summary: The SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) program is one of our newest and most exciting initiatives, which builds off of a model developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The purpose of SOAR is to improve access to SSI/SSDI for homeless individuals—especially those affected by substance abuse and mental health conditions—who often experience difficulty in accessing such benefits. As a SOAR Benefits Specialist, you are responsible for identifying eligible clients for the program, providing intensive assistance through the application process, collaborating with partner agencies including the Social Security Administration, and tracking and entering data related to the SSI/SSDI applications. You are energetic with strong interpersonal skills and a passion for working with vulnerable individuals. You have strong organizational skills and effective written and verbal communication abilities. Additionally, you are familiar with the Social Security Administration and the process for applying for local benefits and entitlement programs.

Job Duties:

  • Outreach and identification of eligible clients
  • Collaborate with client to complete SOAR and SSI/SSDI applications in accordance with program policies and procedures
  • Write medical summary reports to support SSI/SSDI applications
  • Communicate with clients, DDS, SSA, Medical Records Departments, and other agencies to complete the SSI/SSDI application process
  • Data collection and entry for SOAR outcome measures
  • Participate in weekly/monthly SOAR Coordination Meetings
  • Liaise with SOAR technical assistance (TA) specialist
  • Assist Housing Program Manager with SOAR  presentations and trainings
  • Other duties as assigned
Position Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in human services field or Public Administration or related discipline or equivalent in experience
  • Familiarity with the Social Security Administration and processes for applying for state and local benefits and entitlement programs
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse communities
  • Strong communication abilities
  • Strong writing skills and the ability to communicate factual information clearly
  • Excellent reading comprehension skills and capable of understanding medical terminology
  • Investigation skills and ability to synthesize information from multiple sources
  • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Ability to resolve conflicts, work through stressful situations and relate to people seeking help
  • Ability to set and adhere to boundaries
  • An energetic and positive demeanor in the midst of rapidly evolving changes and challenges in a complex workplace
  • Occasional flexibility with regard to scheduling
  • Willing and able to travel as needed for job related functions
  • Clean driving record
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
How to Apply:
  • Please send resume and cover letter to: rsoliz@hsc-az.org
  • In your cover letter, please describe: any relevant experience related to this position, why you want this job, and your thoughts on the SOAR Program

Part-time Event & Volunteer Coordinator — BAG IT (Tucson)

Date Posted: January 29, 2016
Position Description:

BAG IT is a non-profit organization committed to providing information/education to newly-diagnosed individuals with cancer and their families. BAG IT assists anyone with any type of cancer to "Fight the Fear."

BAG IT has an immediate opening in Tucson for a part-time Event and Volunteer Coordinator. Flexible hours vary, averaging 10-20 hours per week with increased hours to full-time required prior to events. Occasionally will need to be available evenings and weekends. Experience in event management OR volunteer management is required. Home-based position with weekly staff meetings.

Duties include:

Event Coordination:

-- Development, planning, organizing, coordinating, promoting, and facilitating BAG IT fundraising events

-- On-site event management

-- Develop ideas for and coordinate other BAG IT-related events

-- Negotiate contracts with venues and vendors. Coordinate event vendors

-- Develop and maintain event budgets, timelines, promotional materials

-- Oversee and support volunteer committee chairs

-- Coordinate event committee meetings

-- Assist in development and coordination of event-related social media

-- Coordinate thank you mailings to sponsors and donors following the event

-- Represent or speak on behalf of BAG IT at community events and activities

Volunteer Coordination:

-- Recruit, interview, coordinate and manage volunteers for events and other BAG IT activities

-- Maintain database of BAG IT volunteers including contact information, hours worked, skills and interests, etc.

-- Plan and coordinate the annual volunteer recognition party

Position Qualifications:

Qualifications:

-- Able to work a flexible schedule to attend all events and pre-meetings - days, evenings, and weekends

-- Ability to working independently and as part of a team

-- Ability to multi-task and prioritize duties, take initiative and problem solve while meeting deadlines

-- Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills

-- Comfortable making requests and speaking in front of small groups

-- Highly organized, detailed, creative

-- Proficiency in Excel, Word, email; experience with database software a plus

How to Apply:

Interested candidates: Submit resume and cover letter by email to: joyce@bagit4u.org

Homeless Programs Coordinator — City of Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ)

Date Posted: January 28, 2016
Position Description:

ABOUT THIS POSITION

The Homeless Programs Coordinator reports to a Deputy Human Services Director and manages the Homeless Programs Unit. The position is responsible for administrative and programmatic oversight of the City's homeless programs and initiatives. Duties include facilitation of community partnerships and collaborations; participation in regional planning activities; coordination with internal and external partners; administration of federal, state, and local grants; program development and implementation; oversight of contracts and procurement activities; communicating with elected officials, city management, community partners, and neighborhood leaders; and supervision of professional staff.

 The City is seeking a creative, results-oriented professional capable of building and maintaining strong relationships; taking initiative to solve complex problems; and thinking critically to develop innovative solutions.  Currently there is one vacancy within the Human Services Department, Division of Victim and Homeless Services.

RECRUITMENT DATES

Recruitment will remain open until the position is filled.  First review of resumes will occur February 8, 2016.

SALARY

$60,174 - $89,856 annually. Appointment can be made above the minimum depending upon qualifications.

 Comprehensive benefits package includes:

11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, 15 sick days, free bus/light rail pass, traditional pension and 457/401 plans, tuition reimbursement upon hire, choice of Blue Cross/Blue Shield or Cigna HMO, PPO.  For more details, visit: https://www.phoenix.gov/hrsite/Benefit%20Category/007.pdf

Position Qualifications:

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience managing human services social service programs.
  • Must have a minimum of (3) three years of supervisory experience. (This requirement may not be substituted)
  • Master's degree in public or business administration, social work, sociology, or a related field. 
  • An equivalent combination of related experience and education may be considered.
  • This position must meet fingerprint clearance card background check requirements appropriate to employees of the Human Services Department.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

A well-qualified candidate will possess the job requirements listed above, plus:

  • Experience working in homeless services, policy or administration.
  • Experience developing, implementing and coordinating human service programs.
  • Experience managing  multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency using Microsoft Office functions in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with data driven decision making and performance-based evaluation.
  • Experience with public speaking and presentations for the purposes of education, recruitment, and training and technical assistance.
  • Strong written communication skills including experience writing program proposals and evaluations; reports and recommendations, and talking points and media advisories. 
  • Experience developing and managing program budgets.
How to Apply:

HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at phoenix.gov/employment by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.                              

YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT.  Only online applications are accepted for this position.  The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • All finalists for positions are subject to a criminal background check applicable to the department or position.
  • For other important information related to employment with the City of Phoenix, please visit: https://employee.phoenix.gov/Documents/Employment_Information.pdf
  • If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our HR Center at (602) 262-6277.

REFERENCE

Human Services Program Coordinator, Job Code #07900, ID # 17052, 6M, 01/18/2016, CH, 007, Q

Food Resource Developer — St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 26, 2016
Position Description:

The Food Resource Developer is directly responsible for the procurement of donated food resources for the food bank.  Donor account development and retention is a critical aspect of this position's responsibility.  The Food Resource Developer provides daily account customer service, including timely follow-up and resolution to inactive and problematic accounts.  The position is also responsible for coordinating with the Logistics and Transportation teams for the pick up of food donations.

  • Responsible for establishing, developing, and maintaining donor relationships with food industry companies, organizations, and individuals to facilitate the donation of food products in support of the mission of the food bank.

  • Responsible for ongoing solicitation, site visits, and account follow-up to ensure donor development, the growth of the donor relationship, and the timely resolution to any problems with donor accounts.

  • Responsible for maintaining all donor account records and files, including the food bank database of donor accounts and their activity and the reporting of data and metrics to donors.

  • Responsible for the development and growth of donor accounts to include volunteer support for the food bank, donor food drives, and the donation of funds.

  • Seeks program sponsorship opportunities for food bank programs through the growth and development of donor accounts.

  • Provides support to the Operations Team in all matters of food resourcing to ensure that highly perishable products are handled correctly and in the most efficient manner to limit waste and to ensure product will be of the highest quality possible when it reaches the customer.

  • Supports established logistical processes and procedures to facilitate product arrival and shipment.

  • Maintains awareness of market trends, technology, and food safety.

  • Provides support to the Operations Team and the Quality Manager in the area of product traceability and food safety programs, and provides support, as needed, for product recalls.

  • Responsible for maintaining accurate records and generating reports to document and measure key aspects of the position's job responsibilities (including monthly status reports on account activity and new donor development).  Provides data and metrics information to facilitate the evaluation of operational activities of the food bank.

  • Responsible for maintaining excellent customer service relations with all internal and external SMFBA customers.

  • Cultivates and maintain relationships with other food banks, Feeding America, Association of Arizona Food Banks, and other community and organizational partners to facilitate the mission of the food bank.

  • Participates in job related trade shows as the food bank's representative.

  • Participates in department and organizational meetings as required.

  • Follows guidelines provided in the Operations Procedure Manual.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree, or acceptable equivalent industry experience. Minimum 5 years of active food industry experience, or comparable industry experience that will qualify the candidate for the position responsibilities.  Significant experience in business/account sales development and management.  Candidate should have strong negotiating skills and comprehensive experience in customer service management. Solid computer literacy (to include Microsoft Excel) and data entry skills also required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Self-starter who can work independently and efficiently under minimal supervision, with the ability to coach employees and interact professionally with the public. Honesty, integrity and commitment to the food bank's cause and mission.  Ability to think strategically and to resolve problems. 

Competencies

  • Values Focused--the individual emphasizes organizational values in his or her work activities and provides leadership to co-workers.
  • Problem Solving--the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner along with gathering and analyzing information skillfully.
  • Oral Communication--the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.
  • Delegation--the individual delegates work assignments to volunteers and subordinate staff as appropriate.
  • Leadership--the individual inspires and motivates others to perform well and accepts feedback from others.
  • Judgment--the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment, and makes timely decisions.
  • Planning/Organizing--the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently, and develops realistic action plans.
  • Safety and Security--the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.
How to Apply:

Please apply via our career site: https://firstfoodbank.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=108

Case Manager/Social Worker — Homeless Youth Connection, Inc. (Goodyear, AZ)

Date Posted: January 25, 2016
Position Description:

Principal Duties:
Clients -- assist students in identifying and meeting goals through:

  • Assessment of student needs
  • Coordination of resources for needs related to basic needs, housing, education, medical, dental, vision, mental health, vital records and other
  • Development and monitoring of case plan
  • Weekly contact and monitoring
  • Crisis intervention
  • Maintain client file
  • Preparing statistical and narrative management reports
  • Maintenance of grant and/or government compliant family case records

Host Families/Volunteers

  • Participate in the pairing of student and host family
  • Attend and facilitate monthly home visit with student and host family
  • Facilitate/nurture student/host family communication; conflict resolution
  • Prepare monthly reports on student progress and distribute to management, school liaison and host family support network

Staff

  • Attend/contribute to weekly staff meetings as directed
  • Attend/contribute to all-staff meetings as directed
  • Keep all staff informed of changing resources in the community as related to social services supportive to clients

Job Type: Full-time

Position Qualifications:

Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Experience working with at-risk or homeless youth
  • Knowledge of McKinney Vento Act and RHYA
  • Willingness and ability to adapt to flexible hours and emergency situations
  • Familiarity with community social services, government services, and church-related services
  • Problem identification and solution skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment when appropriate; strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent organizational skills (records, files, schedules, other)
  • Proficient in general office procedures and practices
  • Ability to formulate and implement brief and long term case management plans
  • Ability to avoid enmeshment with clients and recognize manipulation/triangulation
  • Excellent interpersonal/verbal skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to communicate and work with diverse populations (Board, staff, volunteers, clients)
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds

Education, Training, and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in social services or a related field and a minimum of one year progressively responsible related work experience in social services ( preferred ) or
  • Three to five years' experience working with homeless youth identified under the McKinney-Vento Act
  • One year experience working for a non-profit organization
  • Experience working with the homeless or impoverished; general knowledge of poverty related social issues and government services
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish ( preferred )

Required experience:

  • Social Services: 2 years

Required license or certification:

  • Driver's License
How to Apply:

Email your cover letter (with salary requirements) and resume to kmitchell@hycaz.org.  No applications will be accepted in person.

Resource Facilitation Specialist — Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona (Phoenix, AZ )

Date Posted: January 20, 2016
Position Description:

Resource Facilitation Specialist Job Description

This is a job helping people who have survived injury to the brain and their family members to identify their needs and identify appropriate resources.  Experience working with or living with individuals with brain injury (including traumatic brain injury, stroke, aneurysm, and other conditions impacting brain function) is preferred.  This is not a clinical job, but it is critical that the resource facilitation specialist is able to communicate with someone who has deficits in communication and/or cognition. 

Reports to:

Executive Director and takes direction of daily workflow from Resource Facilitation Manager.

Job Duties:

  • Guide individuals/family in identifying appropriate services and supports both formal and informal.
  • Talk with the individual/family (on the phone or in person) to identify concerns and needed/requested services and supports.
  • Provide customized information about resources and supports to individuals and families.
  • Participate in the agency's ongoing update of available neuro-cognitive resources in Arizona
  • Search out new information in response to consumer requests.
  • Review and organize information gathered from various sources.
  • Use follow-up call to consult with individual/family to identify additional needs and respond accordingly.        
  • Provide information and education to support each individual's ability to access services.
  • Maintain information and records in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • In addition to providing information and education to individuals and families, offer understanding of the challenge of brain injury, insight into coping strategies, and support of their process.
  • Serve as a Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona (BIAAZ) Support Group Liaison.
  • Maintain confidentiality and standards of ethical practice.
  • Provide resource information support and assistance at trainings, workshops, conferences, and community events.
  • Other duties as required.
Position Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years direct human service experience with persons with brain injury or neurocognitive dysfunction or two years living with people with brain injury or brain dysfunction.
  • Excellent communication skills necessary, both written and verbal including skill in communicating with individuals with cognitive or communication impairment.
  • Strong computer skills required (training on agency's proprietary software provided).
  • Ability to work independently and interdependently as part of the BIAAZ team.
  • Prefer an understanding of Arizona's disability service system and disability issues or a willingness to learn about it.
How to Apply:

BIAAZ is seeking an addition to our Resource Facilitation Team.  Those interested in applying should send their resume, three references and a cover letter to Executive Director  Carrie Collins-Fadell at Carrie@biaaz.org and CC Jeanne Anderson, Resource Facilitation Manager at jeanne@biaaz.org. Resumes should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meet the minimum and desired qualifications stated in this requisition. References will include full name, title, organization, address, phone number, email and affiliation to applicant.

Interviews will be ongoing until the position is filled.  BIAAZ conducts pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.  BIAAZ does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated. BIAAZ is an equal opportunity employer. 

Bilingual Surgical Program Coordinator — Esperanca (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 20, 2016
Position Description:

Esperanca is looking for a dynamic individual to join our small global health nonprofit team as a full-time Surgical Program Coordinator. Our thriving Volunteer Surgical Program includes sending 10-12 surgical teams and a 40-foot shipment container of medical goods to developing countries each year. This position is located in Phoenix, Arizona.

Since 1970, Esperanca has been bringing hope, providing health and transforming communities for the world's poor. Through our volunteer surgical program, clean water and sanitation, home building, food security and nutrition, disease prevention, education and treatment programs, we have helped millions of people in 14 countries, including the United States. We currently have projects in Bolivia, Nicaragua, Mexico, Mozambique, Peru and Phoenix, Arizona.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate surgical mission logistics in conjunction with in-country staff which include surgical volunteer applications, travel, lodging, government permissions, and medical supplies

  • Recruit medical professionals to serve as volunteers on short-term (1-2 week) surgical missions

  • Organize, inventory and value donations of medical supplies and equipment from individuals, companies, and medical institutions

  • Coordinate medical goods shipment on an annual or semi-annual basis

  • Oversee and recruit volunteers to assist with the processing of medical donations

  • Develop program reports for donations to individuals and corporations and internal administrative processes.

Position Qualifications:
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred

  • Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills

  • Self-motivated

  • Highly organized and extreme attention to detail

  • Passion for global health and development issues

  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Power Point, and Excel

  • Reliable transportation and valid driver's license required

  • Some international travel is required; must be available by phone and/or email when teams travel

  • International experience and/or medical background is a plus

  • The employee must  walk, stoop, kneel, reach , crouch and lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a daily basis with or without accomodations

How to Apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume to Attn: Karen Resseguie, Program Director at karen@esperanca.org.

PAC/PEACE FACILITATOR - (PT) — Chrysalis (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 19, 2016
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:

Email resumes plus cover letter to: ralcaraz@nobuse.org

or Fax to: 602-955-0165  ATTN: HR SPECIALIST

www.noabuse.org

Workforce Opportunity Navigator — Arizona Serve (Tucson, AZ)

Date Posted: January 19, 2016
Position Description:

This is a 30 hr/week position contracted through August 31st, 2016. Flexible availability between 7am-7pm Monday through Friday is required.

  • ORGANIZATIONAL PURPOSE AND BACKGROUND

The City of Tucson's Mayor, Jonathan Rothschild, has launched a community-wide effort to address the needs of its youth growing up in the 5th poorest large city in the country, and where 38% of children live in poverty, according to the US Census in 2014. Community schools are school-based resource hubs that enhance student and community access to services, using an integrated approach to academics, health, social services, youth development, and community engagement.

Pima County One Stop's mission is to increase regional prosperity through quality jobs and qualified workers by providing a consolidated public workforce system, namely through administering employment, education, and training funds under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). One Stop plans to support this by facilitating partnerships with local businesses, and connecting youth with enriching workforce opportunities to prepare them for post-high school success.

This position is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about addressing poverty, motivated to support youth building healthy futures, and who enjoys working with a diverse and dynamic team.

  • POSITION FOCUS AREAS AND ACTIVITIES

This AmeriCorps State Workforce Opportunity Navigator will conduct the following activities in collaboration with other VISTA and State members designated to support opportunities for youth, VISTA Community School Coordinators, Arizona Serve staff and engaged community members.

  • Serve as a point of contact for referrals from one or more of the selected high schools: This State member will provide training for Resource Navigators placed in each high school on the Pledge-a-Job employment readiness criteria and curriculum, coordinate outreach to graduating seniors looking for employment, as well as support youth referred to the Pledge-a-Job and other workforce training programs for success.
  • Provide employment readiness services for referrals: This State member will conduct academic assessments of youth using standardized test materials, provide employability skills workshops, as well as one-to-one job-matching interviews, and determine eligibility of each youth for job referrals.
  • Provide referrals to employers and/or WIOA services: This State member will assess service needs and eligibility factors, and coordinate WIOA intake paperwork for enrollment. The member will also work with VISTAs within the initiative to refer suitable youth candidates for available positions, and counsel youth who don't meet job readiness criteria on next steps and available services to help build skills and stability.
  • Provide ongoing progress tracking, support, and services: This State member will follow-up with participants, VISTAs, and WIOA staff to determine referral outcomes for participating youth and need for further services. The member will maintain ongoing contact with participants to track progress and offer support services, as well as track participant status and placements in identified databases.
Position Qualifications:

III. REQUIREMENTS AND BENEFITS

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 17 years old, no upper age limit, older applicants are encouraged to apply
  • Some college or relevant experience preferred
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Creative in communicating in a variety of formats.
  • Effective organizational skills.
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Ability to identify and collaborate on methods of program sustainability.
  • Self-starting and able to work independently, as well as ask team members for assistance as needed.
  • Ability to be flexible and work well in a variety of situations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Consistent and reliable access to a vehicle required.
  • Effective problem solving skills.
  • Bilingual skills in English and Spanish are preferred.

AmeriCorps Member Benefits (Half-time)

  • Living Allowance - $6,650 for year of service
  • $2,865 education award upon completion of service
  • Student loan deferment and reimbursement of accrued interest on eligible student loans
  • Certificate in Civic Leadership and Service through Prescott College
  • Team support & coaching

Arizona Serve is committed to diversity in the workplace. Females, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Prescott College is a proud participant in the Employers of National Service initiative. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

Applications are being reviewed daily so please don't miss this opportunity to join our team and serve your community! Please apply immediately by submitting a cover letter and resume to americorps@arizonaserve.org.

Goodwill Industries Youth Programs Specialist — Arizona Serve (Tucson, AZ)

Date Posted: January 19, 2016
Position Description:

This is a 30 hr/week position contracted through August 31st, 2016. Flexible availability between 7am-7pm Monday through Friday is required.

  • ORGANIZATIONAL PURPOSE AND BACKGROUND

The City of Tucson's Mayor, Jonathan Rothschild, has launched a community-wide effort to address the needs of its youth growing up in the 5th poorest large city in the country, and where 38% of children live in poverty, according to the US Census in 2014. Community schools are school-based resource hubs that enhance student and community access to services, using an integrated approach to academics, health, social services, youth development, and community engagement.

The Community Schools Youth Programs Specialist will coordinate directly with AmeriCorps VISTA and AmeriCorps State service members assigned to targeted schools in order to assess youth and determine which youth are identified for needing more intensive wrap around services. Bi-monthly meetings between the member and target students may take place at the assigned schools, community centers, or Goodwill facilities as is appropriate.

  • POSITION FOCUS AREAS AND ACTIVITIES
  • Engagement in Support Services: The member will recruit, assess, and enroll 50 students, two cohorts of 25 youth, where each cohort will be served over a six (6) month time period for a total AmeriCorps service period of twelve (12) months. They will work directly with school personnel and AmeriCorps members from three (3) or four (4) of the eight (8) targeted Community Schools to accept referrals for youth who demonstrate risk factors for drop-out or lack of structured planning for post-graduation. They will utilize a standard assessment survey with each youth referred and will determine if the youth demonstrates need for intensive case management/support and enroll youth onto case load.
  • Development of Individual Success Plan: The member will work with each youth to develop their Individual Success Plan (ISP) including: barriers to school success, career exploration, mapping/planning for post-graduation placement and ongoing referrals to support services, mentoring, and/or training. Where appropriate, the member will meet with family members to determine his/her/their investment/support of youth towards goals outlined on ISP.
  • Referrals: Based on demonstrated need, the member will make community referrals for youth to access resources. Based on demonstrated interest, they will make referrals for youth to access Goodwill or community mentoring, tutoring, financial counseling related to post-secondary placements, and/or work experience. Where appropriate, family members of youth will be provided with community referrals by the member.
  • Follow-up Services: Based on referrals made, the member will communicate with youth at a minimum of bi-monthly to assess progress of referrals. Based on enrollment into mentoring, tutoring, financial counseling, and/or work experience, the member will communicate with youth at a minimum of bi-monthly to assess progress through the service/program & coach, and assist as needed.
Position Qualifications:

III. REQUIREMENTS AND BENEFITS

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 17 years old, no upper age limit, older applicants are encouraged to apply
  • Some college or relevant experience preferred
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Creative in communicating in a variety of formats
  • Strong interpersonal skills and intercultural competencies
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Ability to identify and collaborate on methods of program sustainability
  • Self-starting and able to work independently, as well as ask for assistance as needed.
  • Ability to be flexible and work well in a variety of situations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Experience with coaching, youth, tutoring, and building relationships with families a plus
  • Spanish Speaker preferred
  • Consistent and reliable access to a vehicle required

AmeriCorps Member Benefits (Half-time)

  • Living Allowance - $6,650 for year of service
  • $2,865 education award upon completion of service
  • Student loan deferment and reimbursement of accrued interest on eligible student loans
  • Certificate in Civic Leadership and Service through Prescott College
  • Team support & coaching

Arizona Serve is committed to diversity in the workplace. Females, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Prescott College is a proud participant in the Employers of National Service initiative. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

Applications are being reviewed daily so please don't miss this opportunity to join our team and serve your community! Please apply immediately by submitting a cover letter and resume to americorps@arizonaserve.org.

Desert View High School Resource Navigator — Arizona Serve (Tucson, AZ)

Date Posted: January 19, 2016
Position Description:

This is a 30 hr/week position contracted through August 31st, 2016. Flexible availability between 7am-7pm Monday through Friday is required.

  • ORGANIZATIONAL PURPOSE AND BACKGROUND

The City of Tucson's Mayor, Jonathan Rothschild, has launched a community-wide effort to address the needs of its youth growing up in the 5th poorest large city in the country, and where 38% of children live in poverty, according to the US Census in 2014. Community schools are school-based resource hubs that enhance student and community access to services outside of school hours, using an integrated approach to academics, health, social services, youth development, and community engagement.

Arizona Serve, of Prescott College, has partnered with Mayor Rothschild to support the development of Community Schools in Tucson, by placing AmeriCorps VISTA and State members within schools and organizations across Tucson to enhance this collective impact.

The Resource Navigator will work at Desert View High School and will be a key player in this initiative to connect students and families to resources. This position is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about addressing poverty, motivated to support youth in building healthy futures, and who enjoys working with a diverse and dynamic team.

  • POSITION FOCUS AREAS AND ACTIVITIES

This AmeriCorps State Resource Navigator will conduct the following activities in collaboration with Arizona Serve staff, a School Steering Committee, a VISTA Community School Coordinator, and engaged community members.

  • Community Asset Mapping & Needs Assessments: The Resource Navigator will help implement community needs assessment and asset mapping materials for pre-planning and evaluation of local needs and assets, respectively. This member will also engage students, community and family members to connect outcomes of this research with school-based programs and services, as well as develop incentives for participation.
  • Facilitate Improved Student Access to Resources: The Resource Navigator will focus on identifying high-risk students, and connecting them to programs or services that support their personal and academic achievement. This will entail extensive collaboration with school staff such as guidance counselors, dropout prevention specialists, teachers, among others, to develop positive relationships with students, and to support their holistic development and success through this service delivery model.
  • Support Expansion of School-Based Services: The Resource Navigator will assist the VISTA Coordinator to develop and implement systems for connecting students to programs and services according to their needs, and by using creativity and critical thinking to solve problems. This member will serve on the School Steering Committee to contribute to the development of this initiative.
  • Support School-based Data Collection & Evaluation: The Resource Navigator will retrieve and organize data relating to student access to services and changes in students success indicators, as well as implement and analyze continuous evaluations.
Position Qualifications:

III. REQUIREMENTS AND BENEFITS

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 17 years old, no upper age limit, older applicants are encouraged to apply
  • Some college or relevant experience preferred
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Creative in communicating in a variety of formats
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Ability to identify and collaborate on methods of program sustainability
  • Self-starting and able to work independently, as well as ask team members for assistance as needed
  • Ability to be flexible and work well in a variety of situations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Consistent and reliable access to a vehicle required
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Bilingual skills in English and Spanish are preferred

AmeriCorps VISTA Member Benefits (Half-time)

  • Living Allowance - $6,650 for term of service
  • $2,865 education award upon completion of service
  • Student loan deferment and reimbursement of accrued interest on eligible student loans
  • Certificate in Civic Leadership and Service through Prescott College
  • Team support & coaching

Arizona Serve is committed to diversity in the workplace. Females, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Prescott College is a proud participant in the Employers of National Service initiative. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

Applications are being reviewed daily so please don't miss this opportunity to join our team and serve your community! Please apply immediately by submitting a cover letter and resume to americorps@arizonaserve.org.

Pueblo High School Resource Navigator — Arizona Serve (Tucson, AZ)

Date Posted: January 19, 2016
Position Description:

This is a 30 hr/week position contracted through August 31st, 2016. Flexible availability between 7am-7pm Monday through Friday is required.

  • ORGANIZATIONAL PURPOSE AND BACKGROUND

The City of Tucson's Mayor, Jonathan Rothschild, has launched a community-wide effort to address the needs of its youth growing up in the 5th poorest large city in the country, and where 38% of children live in poverty, according to the US Census in 2014. Community schools are school-based resource hubs that enhance student and community access to services outside of school hours, using an integrated approach to academics, health, social services, youth development, and community engagement.

Arizona Serve, of Prescott College, has partnered with Mayor Rothschild to support the development of Community Schools in Tucson, by placing AmeriCorps VISTA and State members within schools and organizations across Tucson to enhance this collective impact.

The Resource Navigator will work at Pueblo High School and will be a key player in this initiative to connect students and families to resources. This position is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about addressing poverty, motivated to support youth in building healthy futures, and who enjoys working with a diverse and dynamic team.

  • POSITION FOCUS AREAS AND ACTIVITIES

This AmeriCorps State Resource Navigator will conduct the following activities in collaboration with Arizona Serve staff, a School Steering Committee, a VISTA Community School Coordinator, and engaged community members.

  • Community Asset Mapping & Needs Assessments: The Resource Navigator will help implement community needs assessment and asset mapping materials for pre-planning and evaluation of local needs and assets, respectively. This member will also engage students, community and family members to connect outcomes of this research with school-based programs and services, as well as develop incentives for participation.
  • Facilitate Improved Student Access to Resources: The Resource Navigator will focus on identifying high-risk students, and connecting them to programs or services that support their personal and academic achievement. This will entail extensive collaboration with school staff such as guidance counselors, dropout prevention specialists, teachers, among others, to develop positive relationships with students, and to support their holistic development and success through this service delivery model.
  • Support Expansion of School-Based Services: The Resource Navigator will assist the VISTA Coordinator to develop and implement systems for connecting students to programs and services according to their needs, and by using creativity and critical thinking to solve problems. This member will serve on the School Steering Committee to contribute to the development of this initiative.
  • Support School-based Data Collection & Evaluation: The Resource Navigator will retrieve and organize data relating to student access to services and changes in students success indicators, as well as implement and analyze continuous evaluations.
Position Qualifications:

III. REQUIREMENTS AND BENEFITS

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 17 years old, no upper age limit, older applicants are encouraged to apply
  • Some college or relevant experience preferred
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Creative in communicating in a variety of formats
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Ability to identify and collaborate on methods of program sustainability
  • Self-starting and able to work independently, as well as ask team members for assistance as needed
  • Ability to be flexible and work well in a variety of situations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Consistent and reliable access to a vehicle required
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Bilingual skills in English and Spanish are preferred

AmeriCorps VISTA Member Benefits (Half-time)

  • Living Allowance - $6,650 for term of service
  • $2,865 education award upon completion of service
  • Student loan deferment and reimbursement of accrued interest on eligible student loans
  • Certificate in Civic Leadership and Service through Prescott College
  • Team support & coaching

Arizona Serve is committed to diversity in the workplace. Females, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Prescott College is a proud participant in the Employers of National Service initiative. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

Applications are being reviewed daily so please don't miss this opportunity to join our team and serve your community! Please apply immediately by submitting a cover letter and resume to americorps@arizonaserve.org.

Catalina High School Resource Navigator — Arizona Serve (Tucson, AZ)

Date Posted: January 19, 2016
Position Description:

This is a 30 hr/week position contracted through August 31st, 2016. Flexible availability between 7am-7pm Monday through Friday is required.

  • ORGANIZATIONAL PURPOSE AND BACKGROUND

The City of Tucson's Mayor, Jonathan Rothschild, has launched a community-wide effort to address the needs of its youth growing up in the 5th poorest large city in the country, and where 38% of children live in poverty, according to the US Census in 2014. Community schools are school-based resource hubs that enhance student and community access to services outside of school hours, using an integrated approach to academics, health, social services, youth development, and community engagement.

Arizona Serve, of Prescott College, has partnered with Mayor Rothschild to support the development of Community Schools in Tucson, by placing AmeriCorps VISTA and State members within schools and organizations across Tucson to enhance this collective impact.

The Resource Navigator will work at Catalina High School and will be a key player in this initiative to connect students and families to resources. This position is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about addressing poverty, motivated to support youth in building healthy futures, and who enjoys working with a diverse and dynamic team.

  • POSITION FOCUS AREAS AND ACTIVITIES

This AmeriCorps State Resource Navigator will conduct the following activities in collaboration with Arizona Serve staff, a School Steering Committee, a VISTA Community School Coordinator, and engaged community members.

  • Community Asset Mapping & Needs Assessments: The Resource Navigator will help implement community needs assessment and asset mapping materials for pre-planning and evaluation of local needs and assets, respectively. This member will also engage students, community and family members to connect outcomes of this research with school-based programs and services, as well as develop incentives for participation.
  • Facilitate Improved Student Access to Resources: The Resource Navigator will focus on identifying high-risk students, and connecting them to programs or services that support their personal and academic achievement. This will entail extensive collaboration with school staff such as guidance counselors, dropout prevention specialists, teachers, among others, to develop positive relationships with students, and to support their holistic development and success through this service delivery model.
  • Support Expansion of School-Based Services: The Resource Navigator will assist the VISTA Coordinator to develop and implement systems for connecting students to programs and services according to their needs, and by using creativity and critical thinking to solve problems. This member will serve on the School Steering Committee to contribute to the development of this initiative.
  • Support School-based Data Collection & Evaluation: The Resource Navigator will retrieve and organize data relating to student access to services and changes in students success indicators, as well as implement and analyze continuous evaluations.
Position Qualifications:

III. REQUIREMENTS AND BENEFITS

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 17 years old, no upper age limit, older applicants are encouraged to apply
  • Some college or relevant experience preferred
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Creative in communicating in a variety of formats
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Ability to identify and collaborate on methods of program sustainability
  • Self-starting and able to work independently, as well as ask team members for assistance as needed
  • Ability to be flexible and work well in a variety of situations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Consistent and reliable access to a vehicle required
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Bilingual skills in English and Spanish are preferred

AmeriCorps VISTA Member Benefits (Half-time)

  • Living Allowance - $6,650 for term of service
  • $2,865 education award upon completion of service
  • Student loan deferment and reimbursement of accrued interest on eligible student loans
  • Certificate in Civic Leadership and Service through Prescott College
  • Team support & coaching

Arizona Serve is committed to diversity in the workplace. Females, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Prescott College is a proud participant in the Employers of National Service initiative. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

Applications are being reviewed daily so please don't miss this opportunity to join our team and serve your community! Please apply immediately by submitting a cover letter and resume to americorps@arizonaserve.org.

Fresh Produce Resource Developer — St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 18, 2016
Position Description:

Position Summary:

The Fresh Produce Resource Developer is directly responsible for the solicitation, development, and retention of fresh produce donation accounts, with an emphasis on donation and programmatic support for the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance (SMFBA) Gleaning Program.  The Fresh Produce Resource Developer also provides daily account customer service, including timely follow-up and resolution to inactive and problematic accounts.  The Fresh Produce Resource Developer is also responsible for providing technical, logistical, and educational support for the SMFBA Gleaning Program and other food bank programs involving fresh produce.

Overall Position Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for establishing, developing, and maintaining donor relationships with food industry companies, organizations, growers, brokers, and individuals to facilitate the donation of fresh produce products in support of the mission of the food bank.

  2. Responsible for ongoing solicitation, site visits, and account follow-up to ensure donor development, the growth of the donor relationship, and the timely resolution to any problems with donor accounts.

  3. Responsible for maintaining all donor account records and files, including the food bank database of donor accounts and their activity.

  4. Responsible for the development and growth of donor accounts to include volunteer support for the food bank and the SMFBA Gleaning Program.

  5. Seeks program sponsorship opportunities for food bank programs through the growth and development of donor accounts.

General Gleaning Program Responsibilities

  1. Expansion of grower gleaning program to include additional growers, orchards, and community garden partners within our service area to glean produce that is not marketable, or that is produced in excess.

  2. Expansion of gleaning to dedicated crops/acreage that is set aside by growers for donation to the food bank ("Plant a Row for Hunger" Program).

  3. Solicitation of contracted acreage during the summer and off-season months when fields are being "rested" for the growing of SMFBA crops for early fall gleaning harvest.

  4. Development of a pick-and-pack-out (PPO) fee-based program with growers to field pack row crop and other fresh produce culls for donation to the food bank.

  5. Development of an Arizona version of the "Take a bite Out of Hunger" program (a program of First Fruits of Washington, an Apple Marketing Company donating apples to Washington food banks in partnership with growers and grocery stores).

Purchasing Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for negotiating the purchase of fresh produce items under the SMFBA Pick-and-Pack-out Fee Program (PPO) in the quality and quantity necessary to support food bank programs and operations.

  2. Continually works to identify and develop new and optimal sources of supply for all PPO purchased produce items.

  3. Works to minimize the cost of goods for all produce purchases and to leverage donor relations to ensure the best price for all purchased product.

  4. Keeps track of and provides reports on produce market activity and current market conditions to facilitate the food bank's produce purchases.

  5. Responsible for generating purchase order requests and for maintaining accurate records of purchased commodities and vendors.

  6. Responsible for working with the Transportation and Logistics teams to facilitate and coordinate the transportation of purchased and donated product.

General Responsibilities

  1. Provides support and technical expertise to the Operations Team in the development of best practices to ensure that produce and other highly perishable products are handled correctly and in the most efficient manner to limit waste and to ensure product will be of the highest quality possible when it reaches the customer.

  2. Supports established logistical processes and procedures to facilitate product arrival and shipment.

  3. Maintains awareness of market trends, technology, and food safety.

  4. Provides support to the Operations Team in the area of product traceability and food safety programs, and provides support, as needed, for product recalls.

  5. Responsible for maintaining accurate records and generating reports to document and measure key aspects of the position's job responsibilities (including monthly status reports on account activity and new donor development), and assists with providing data and metrics information to facilitate the evaluation of operational activities of the food bank.

  6. Responsible for maintaining excellent customer service relations with all internal and food bank and Gleaning Programs partners.

  7. Cultivates and maintain relationships with other food banks, Feeding America, AAFB, and other community and organizational partners to facilitate the mission of the food bank.

  8. As assigned, participates in job related trade shows as the food bank's representative.

  9. Participates in department and organizational meetings as required.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

Qualifications:                                                                                                                                  

Bachelor's degree in business, agriculture, or a related field preferred.  Equivalent experience that demonstrates the core competencies of the position's responsibilities will be considered. Minimum 3 years of active fresh produce industry experience preferred. Significant experience in business/account sales development and management preferred.  Comparable industry experience that will qualify the candidate for the position's responsibilities will be considered.  Candidate should have strong strategic planning, organizational, and negotiating skills and comprehensive experience in customer service management.  Exemplary computer literacy and data entry skills also required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Self-starter who can work independently and efficiently under minimal supervision, with the ability to coach employees and interact professionally with the public. Honesty, integrity and commitment to the food bank's cause and mission.  Ability to think strategically and to resolve problems. 

Supervisory Functions:      

Directly supervises volunteers and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures. Addresses donor complaints and resolves problems with internal staff to mutually beneficent outcomes.

Competencies:

  • Values Focused--the individual emphasizes organizational values in his or her work activities and provides leadership to co-workers.

  • Problem Solving--the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner along with gathering and analyzing information skillfully.

  • Oral Communication--the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.

  • Delegation--the individual delegates work assignments to volunteers and subordinate staff as appropriate.

  • Leadership--the individual inspires and motivates others to perform well and accepts feedback from others.

  • Judgment--the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment, and makes timely decisions.

  • Planning/Organizing--the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently, and develops realistic action plans.

  • Safety and Security--the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.

Community Outreach and Education Manager — American Liver Foundation (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 15, 2016
Position Description:

PRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE 

The Community Outreach and Education Manager at the American Liver Foundation's Desert Southwest Division is responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of all mission delivery activities in the Desert Southwest Division geographic area, which includes Arizona, Houston, TX and Dallas, TX.    

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Through community outreach efforts, build successful and long-term relationships with community-based organizations for the purposes of implementing mission delivery activities and facilitating other opportunities for American Liver Foundation partnerships
  • Serve as the primary Community Health Educator for the Division.  Plan, implement and evaluate all educational programs for the public, patients and healthcare and social service professionals.  Programs will include American Liver Foundation's Community Education Programs:  Love Your Liver, Treatment Choices Initiative, Liver Wellness and the Division Specific Programs.  
  • Identify, recruit and train a cadre of volunteer speakers (health professionals and lay people) to assist with speaking and outreach efforts, especially cognizant of language, cultural, geographic and other considerations as dictated by the populations being served. 
  • Meet the implementation standards for each program in the defined timeframe and generate program growth.
  • Ensure completion and collection of participant evaluation forms for each program.  Summarize and analyze evaluation results.   
  • Coordinate support services for liver patients
    • Answer HelpLine calls that are directed to the Division Office.  Proactively engage in problem-solving issue resolution with callers, as needed and appropriate. 
    • Coordinate/promote American Liver Foundation support groups and/or direct individuals to support groups as needed.
    • Provide information, referrals and local resources as requested.
  • Participate and lead liver-disease advocacy efforts by coordinating advocacy summits, letter writing campaigns, participating in local/regional coalitions, etc.
  • Identify and secure liver patient stories for use in both national and local press outreach as well as social media outreach.
  • Coordinate outreach activities, such as health fairs, community meetings, lunch and learns, etc. to raise awareness about liver wellness and liver disease.
  • Maintain accurate records and data for all mission delivery activities; aggregate data and share with National Office for inclusion in organization-wide data reports.
  • Ensure accurate and up-to-date mission delivery information on Division webpage and other Division materials, communications and publications, as well as fundraising event scripts and announcements.
  • Secure funding for the programs.
  • Other tasks, as assigned

Work Environment: 

  • Must be willingto work a flexible schedule including some nights and weekends.
  • Must be able and willing to lift and move program and/or event related materials weighing up to 25 lbs. EOE
  • Valid Driver's License and willing to drive a personal and/or rented vehicle as needed.
  • Located in the Phoenix, Arizona office.

The position description is a guide to the critical duties and essential functions of the job, not an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, qualifications, physical demands and work environment conditions. Position descriptions are reviewed and revised to meet American Liver Foundation's changing needs, at the sole discretion of management.

EOE

The American Liver Foundation (ALF) will aspire to involve every segment of the community in every aspect of its work and will demonstrate its commitment to and accountability for an inclusive environment in which differences are recognized, respected, valued and celebrated.

Position Qualifications:

Related Skills or Knowledge: 

  • Self-starter and highly motivated. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and organizational skills. 
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.  Ability to prioritize and organize activities while working within deadlines.
  • Ability to train, motivate and supervise volunteers and/or interns 
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)

Education:  Bachelor's Degree in Health Promotion and Education, Social Work or other health/social sciences required. 

Experience:  At least two years of community program planning, implementation or evaluation experience, or other work directly related to mission delivery with not-for-profit organizations.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Melissa McCracken at mmccracken@liverfoundation.org

Lead Teacher (Director Designee) — Sojourner Center (Phoenix, AZ)

Date Posted: January 15, 2016
Position Description:

Job Summary

The CDC Lead Teacher works in the Child Development Center and is responsible for ensuring the care, safety and well-being of all children in her/his assigned group. Plans and implements developmentally appropriate activities, develops partnerships with mothers accessing family support services, facilitates classes on campus, and carries out the Sojourner Center mission.  In the absence of the Director the Director Designee will be the responsible for the Child Development Center.

Essential Functions

  1.   Ensures the care and well-being of enrolled children including appropriate supervision; engages in quality learning experiences and  interacts physically through play indoors and outside; provides positive guidance; assists with personal hygiene routines; provides  emotional support; teaches appropriate social skills; fosters self-esteem, autonomy, and a sense of personal power; and encourages  growth and healing.
  2.   Ensures a safe, warm, and inviting classroom environment and maintains developmentally appropriate curriculum and daily routine  for assigned children, taking into consideration knowledge of child development, risk and protective factors, and best practices in  Early childhood education.
  3.   Recognizes and effectively responds to impacts of domestic violence and trauma; provides family outreach and support to assigned  families; facilitates assigned classes on campus for children or families.
  4.   Assesses needs of participants, assists mothers and children in solving problems; provides hope, encouragement, and resources to  families.
  5.   Discerns and prioritizes safety issues with children and adults and takes appropriate action to create safety.
  6.   Participates in the care and maintenance of the facility, equipment, and supplies including but not limited to moving furniture,  loosening sand using a shovel; performs cleaning and sanitation tasks such as sweeping, mopping, cleaning bathroom fixtures,  walls, and windows in accordance with ADHS Child Care Licensing regulations; documents completion of cleaning on a daily basis;  submits work orders for necessary facility maintenance.
  7.   Performs duties such as retrieving meals from the kitchen and serving them to enrolled children, following CACFP guidelines (see  addendum), and accompanying children to and from the school bus.
  8.   Documents services in a timely fashion and in accordance with established guidelines including attendance, provision of meals,  monitoring of health, well-being, and safety, activities offered, and record of children's developmental progress as well as  concern.
  9.   Participates in ongoing training and professional development within the organization and with community partners such as Quality  First.

 Competencies (Knowledge, skills, and abilities)

To perform the essential functions of this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  •   Problem solving/critical thinking--the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes  information skillfully.
  •    Interpersonal skills--the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas and exhibits willingness to try new  things.
  •    Customer service--the individual provides caring, quality support to participants, staff and others.
  • Oral communication--the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; demonstrates group presentation skills.
  •   Written communication--the individual presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information.
  • Computer skills - the individual demonstrates basic knowledge of computer applications, keyboarding.
  •   Planning/organizing--the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  •   Performance quality--the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work.
  •   Adaptability/flexibility--the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal  with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  •   Dependability--the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and  solicits feedback to improve performance.
  •   Safety and security--the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment  and materials properly.

Physical Factors/Working Conditions

  • Sits, stands, walks, runs, lifts children; reaches, stoops, bends, lifts, carries, manipulates various objects.
  • Has the potential to be exposed to infectious diseases and must use Universal Precautions.
  • Required to spend time outside daily regardless of weather conditions.
  • Has a risk of physical danger due to the nature of the population served.
  • Utilizes computer and standard office equipment.

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Lead Teacher

Addendum

  • Conducts temperature check prior to serving food.
  • Ensures meal times are posted in classroom.
  • Ensures cleanliness of eating areas.
  • Ensures children's hand washing is done correctly.
  • Ensures children are receiving appropriate food portions.
  • Ensures compliance with medical statements regarding meal substitutions.
  • Completes weekly attendance and meal records.
  • Performs point-of-service meal count.
Position Qualifications:

Education, Experience, and Other Requirements

  •   At least 21 years of age.
  •   An undergraduate degree or higher in one of the following child-related fields: Early Childhood Education, Child Development,  Social Work, Nursing, Elementary Education, Early Childhood Special Education OR a minimum of 12 credits in early childhood  education and early child development and a minimum of 1 year experience as a Lead Teacher or Assistant Teacher serving  children  ages birth to 5 OR a national competency-based credential such as the CDA and 2 years experience as a Lead Teacher or  Assistant Teacher serving children birth to age 5.
  •   Ability to obtain a Level I Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  •   Valid certification in pediatric first aid and CPR.
  •   Bi-lingual Spanish-English preferred.

Advocate Overnight (32 hours per week) — Sojourner Center (Phoenix, AZ)

Date Posted: January 15, 2016
Position Description:

Our vision: A world free from domestic violence

Sojourner Center is the largest, longest running domestic violence shelter in the southwestern United States. Established in 1977, the shelter was initially located in a run-down, single-family home, in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, with 26 beds available to women and children. Today, Sojourner Center provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, domestic violence education, safety planning, lay legal advocacy, case management, a child development center, 24-hour crisis hotline, referral services, community education and an on-site health clinic.

 Job Summary

In support of the Sojourner Center mission, provides 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 on the overnight hours.

 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 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 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.
  8. Participates in the care and maintenance of the campus and equipment; prepares/cleans/packs rooms and supports with bed checks.
  9. Documents services in accordance with established guidelines.
  10. Supports team with filing, limited data entry, and opening and closing of participant files.

 Competencies (Knowledge, skills, and abilities)

To perform the essential functions of this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem solving/critical thinking--the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Interpersonal skills--the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.
  • Customer service--the individual provides caring, quality support to participants, staff and others.
    • Oral communication--the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; demonstrates group presentation skills.
    • Written communication--the individual presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information.
      • Computer skills - the individual demonstrates basic knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Word, timekeeping system, Internet searching, keyboarding and ability to learn other specialized computer applications. 
      • Planning/organizing--the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
      • Performance quality--the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work.
      • Adaptability--the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
      • Dependability--the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
      • Safety and security--the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.

 Schedule:

Sunday & Monday     10:00pm - 7:00am

Friday:                   11:00pm - 8:00am

Saturday:               10:00pm - 7:00am

Position Qualifications:

Education, Experience, and Other Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent and one (1) years combination education/experience in social services or related field. Prefer some college and/or experience in family violence programs.
  • Ability to obtain a Level I Fingerprint Clearance Card, CPR and First Aid certification and a Food Handlers card.
  • Valid Arizona Driver License, proof of automobile insurance and Motor Vehicle Record acceptable to Sojourner Center's insurance company.
  • Bi-lingual Spanish-English preferred.

Case Manager — Sojourner Center (Phoenix, AZ)

Date Posted: January 15, 2016
Position Description:

To apply click here

Job Summary

Provides specific case management duties (coordinating, assessing, linking and monitoring) related to the domestic violence intake process.  Shares responsibility of the Support Desk and Crisis Line and facilitates classes offered on site. 

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, which may include rotating child care supportive services.
  5. Assesses full range of participants' needs, providing follow-up while building rapport and a positive sense of community through case management.
  6. Understands and participates in the completion of documents required for the transitional program.
  7. Monitors participants' self-administration of medications.
  8. Identifies/adapts to crisis events, taking appropriate actions.
  9. Participates in the care and maintenance of the campus and equipment; prepares/cleans/packs rooms.
  10. Documents services in accordance with established guidelines and consistent with QA standards.
  11. Facilitates classes offered on-site.

Competencies (Knowledge, skills, and abilities)

To perform the essential functions of this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem solving/critical thinking--the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Interpersonal skills--the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.
  • Customer service--the individual provides caring, quality support to participants, staff and others.
    • Oral communication--the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.
    • Written communication--the individual presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information.
      • Computer skills - the individual demonstrates basic knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Word, timekeeping system, Internet searching, keyboarding and ability to learn other specialized computer applications. 
      • Planning/organizing--the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
      • Performance quality--the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work.
      • Adaptability/flexibility--the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
      • Dependability--the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
      • Safety and security--the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.

Physical Factors/Working Conditions

  • Stands, walks, and sits continuously throughout the day.
  • Reaches, stoops, bends, lifts, carries and manipulates various materials to assist participants' moving.
  • Utilizes computer to access Empowernet/Internet and enter information into prepared forms.
  • Some travel between work locations may be required.
  • Has the potential to be exposed to infectious diseases and must use Universal Precautions.
  • Required to spend time outside daily regardless of weather conditions.
  • Has a risk of physical danger due to the nature of the population served.

 To apply click here

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.
  • Valid Arizona Driver License, proof of automobile insurance and Motor Vehicle Record acceptable to Sojourner Center's insurance company.
  • Bi-lingual Spanish-English preferred.
How to Apply:

To apply click here

Community Outreach Case Manager Bi-Lingual Required — Sojourner Center (Phoenix, Az.)

Date Posted: January 15, 2016
Position Description:

To apply: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=sojournerc

Job Summary

Provides community outreach support and resources for women and families fleeing domestic violence through case management with a focus on safety, self-sufficiency and domestic violence education. Facilitates classes and community events offered on / off site. Effectively manages assigned case load.   

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 full range of participants' needs, providing follow-up while building rapport and a positive sense of community through case management and community outreach.
  6. Understands and participates in the completion of documents required for the community outreach program.
  7. Identifies/adapts to crisis events, taking appropriate actions.
  8. Determine needs of community participants and provides individualized resources. 
  9. Documents services in accordance with established guidelines and consistent with QA standards.
  10. Facilitates classes offered on-site and in the community. Attends and speaks at community events to provide domestic violence education and awareness.
  11. Case management duties such as; meets regularly with participants to administer on-going assessments, completion of goal work and supports with providing a connection to identified resources and other duties as assigned
  12. Attends and contributes in participant on-going program reviews.
  13.  Travels as required for home visits and community events and submits required mileage reimbursement paperwork on-time.

Competencies (Knowledge, skills, and abilities)

To perform the essential functions of this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem solving/critical thinking--the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Interpersonal skills--the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.
  • Customer service--the individual provides caring, quality support to participants, staff and others.
    • Oral communication--the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.
    • Written communication--the individual presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information.
      • Computer skills - the individual demonstrates basic knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Word, timekeeping system, Internet searching, keyboarding and ability to learn other specialized computer applications. 
      • Planning/organizing--the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
      • Performance quality--the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work.
      • Adaptability/flexibility--the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
      • Dependability--the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
      • Safety and security--the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.

 To apply:https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=sojournerc

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.
  • Valid Arizona Driver License, proof of automobile insurance and Motor Vehicle Record acceptable to Sojourner Center's insurance company.
  • Bi-lingual Spanish-English required.

Shelter Services Coordinator — Sojourner Center (Phoenix, AZ)

Date Posted: January 15, 2016
Position Description:

To apply click here

Our vision: A world free from domestic violence

Sojourner Center is the largest, longest running domestic violence shelter in the southwestern United States. Established in 1977, the shelter was initially located in a run-down, single-family home, in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, with 26 beds available to women and children. Today, Sojourner Center provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, domestic violence education, safety planning, lay legal advocacy, case management, a child development center, 24-hour crisis hotline, referral services, community education and an on-site health clinic.

Job Summary

In support of the Sojourner Center mission, provides support and resources for women and families fleeing domestic violence through case management, support groups and safety planning. Shares responsibility of the Support desk and Crisis Line, facilitates classes offered on site, and holds on-call responsibilities. Coordinates with the Shelter Services Supervisor to ensure appropriate services are being provided and the Supervisor is well informed.

Essential Functions

  1. Recognizes and responds to impacts of domestic violence and trauma, and assists the team in working in a coordinated manner to develop and follow through on effective and supportive responses to participants presenting with these impacts.
  2. Provides ongoing modeling, support, referrals and resources, taking crisis calls and coordinating services.
  3. Provides on-the-job training opportunities with the Advocates and Case Managers related to effective service provision and documentation of services in conjunction with the Shelter Services Supervisor; participates in ongoing learning of staff training techniques and support of Advocate and Case Manager professional development.
  4. Forms relationships with staff and participants, providing objective support and maintaining professional boundaries.
  5. Bridges communication with staff and advocates with the Shelter Services Supervisor to ensure supervisory relationships are built and implementation of decisions are understood in relationship to the guidelines, best practices, and mission of the Agency.
  6. Facilitates shift change and accuracy in communication from shift to shift; supports Shelter Services Supervisor in assigned tasks in the daily staffing process.
  7. Provides family support within the scope of the cultures of the families served, which may include rotating child care supportive services.
  8. Assesses needs of participants, providing follow-up while building rapport and a positive sense of community through case management; carries an assigned caseload; facilitates classes offered on-site.
  9. Monitors participants' self-administration of medications.
  10. Participates in the care and maintenance of the campus and equipment; prepares/cleans/packs rooms.

Competencies (Knowledge, skills, and abilities)

To perform the essential functions of this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem solving/critical thinking--the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Interpersonal skills--the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.
  • Customer service--the individual provides caring, quality support to participants, staff and others.
    • Oral communication--the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.
    • Written communication--the individual presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information.
      • Computer skills - the individual demonstrates basic knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Word, timekeeping system, Internet searching, keyboarding and ability to learn other specialized computer applications. 
      • Planning/organizing--the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans to organize the flow of shift.
      • Performance quality--the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own and subordinates' work.
      • Adaptability/flexibility--the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
      • Dependability--the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
      • Safety and security--the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.

Schedule: Full time/Will require some week-end and evening hours

To apply click here

Position Qualifications:

Education, Experience, and Other Requirements

  • Four years of post-secondary education in social services or a related field and at least two years related experience, including case management; or an equivalent combination of post-secondary education and work experience in family violence programs.
  • At least six months supervisory experience required.
  • Ability to obtain a Level I Fingerprint Clearance Card, CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Valid Arizona Driver License, proof of automobile insurance and Motor Vehicle Record acceptable to Sojourner Center's insurance company.
  • Bi-lingual Spanish-English preferred.
How to Apply:

To apply click here

Sexual Violence Services Coordinator — Community Alliance Against Family Abuse (CAAFA) (Apache Junction)

Date Posted: January 12, 2016
Position Description:

The Sexual Violence Services Coordinator is responsible for providing legal direct services to program participants affected by sexual violence via mobile advocacy throughout Eastern Maricopa and Northern Pinal counties. The Sexual Violence Services Coordinator is responsible for coordinating services among CAAFA staff people for people affected by sexual violence. The Sexual Violence Services Coordinator is responsible for providing services in a manner that builds on the strengths of the participants and their children. The starting salary is $31,500-$40,000 commensurate with experience and salary history. Other benefits include flexible scheduling options, health insurance coverage and generous paid time off.

Typical Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide advocacy services to individuals affected by sexual violence;
  • Complete intake and needs assessment of participants seeking advocacy and/or other sexual violence services;
  • Assist with safety planning when needed;
  • Be available on-call 1-2 days a week, including weekends, to respond to sexual violence incidents in Apache Junction
  • Facilitate outreach presentations to community members and potential clients on sexual violence;
  • Build relationships and work cooperatively with other agencies that provide services to victims of sexual violence;
  • Work cooperatively with other staff members to help meet program participant basic needs and coordinate services/care with CAAFA staff members for victims of sexual violence;
  • Be willing and able to travel daily through Northern Pinal County and Eastern Maricopa County to deliver services;
  • Maintain program participant files in accordance with legal and grant, complete all intakes, progress notes, and/or closures during specified time frames;
  • Complete and assist in required weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting as needed;
  • Attend all regularly scheduled meetings and trainings as required; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Reports to:  Director of Programs

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Education Qualifications:

Hold a masters degree in a related area (Counseling, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Women's Studies, etc) or six years (6) years work experience in the field of social sciences, preferably in the area of or sexual violence.  Additional related work experience may substitute for education requirement.  

Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual English/Spanish

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

  • Knowledge of domestic abuse, sexual abuse, social services, community organizations, and the legal system.
  • Effective interviewing and crisis counseling skills;
  • Ability to remain calm in crisis situations;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Caring, honest, and cooperative nature;
  • Supportive, sensitive, and empathetic personality;
  • Strong problem solving skills;
  • Ability to be flexible;
  • Ability to provide responsive services to a diverse population of program participants;
  • Maintain a positive attitude;
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently;
  • Ability to respect confidentiality of information learned through providing services;
  • Consistently represent the mission and philosophy of the agency; and
  • Maintain effective and cooperative relationships with community partners, safe home, other employees, and volunteers.
How to Apply:

Email cover letter and resume to the Community Alliance Against Family Abuse Executive Director to gingerb@caafaaz.org. The position is open until filled.  

Professional Development Coordinator — State Bar of Arizona (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 11, 2016
Position Description:

Job Summary 
Under minimal supervision, responsible for management of all aspects for assigned CLE Program(s):
_ Distance Learning Classes
_ In-person Seminars
_ Webcast Seminars  

Hiring Range 
$50,500 - $63,200

Education and/or Experience Required
Bachelor's degree, preferably in a field related to training or adult education or in related area or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Minimum of two (2) years meeting planning, on-line distance learning educational programming and/or training coordination experience required.

Position Qualifications:

Skills and Abilities
-Performance all duties in compliance with internal procedures and external regulations. Is responsible for bringing compliance issues to the attention to management.
-Should be customer-services driven. Position requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy along with the ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations.
-Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Good spelling and grammar skills.
- Requires an ability to work with numbers and mathematical concepts (adding, subtracting, etc.) on a regular basis.
-Excellent follow-through skills.
-Ability to write reports and correspondence.
-Strong attention to detail and well organized.
-Must have excellent telephone etiquette and verbal communications.
-Strong computer skills.
-Professional appearance.
-Ability to handle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.
-Ability to organize content in a user-friendly and graphically appealing manner.
-Is a self-starter and can work independently.
-Model the behaviors expected of all SBA employees by:
     o Cultivating a positive work environment.
     o Prioritizing and setting manageable goals. 
     o Being efficient with time at work.
     o Communicating effectively with management, staff, members, clients, visitors, and the public.
     o Being flexible and taking criticism constructively.
     o Maintaining the highest ethical standards.  

Computer Skills

Microsoft windows environment with Office Suite to include formatting and production of documents. Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Thorough knowledge of the Internet and its use in an educational environment.
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Required: Must have and maintain a valid Arizona's driver's license, maintain automobile insurance coverage and have access to an automobile.
 
Other
Regular attendance is required. At times, individual must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with ability to handle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, climb stairs, sit, use hands/fingers; and reach with hands and arms. Employee must be able to remain in work area for several hours at a time. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to fifty (50) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. It also requires manual dexterity in combination of eye / hand coordination. Work environment is subject to many interruptions, varying and unpredictable situations and time pressures related to multiple tasks.   Ability and willingness to travel statewide.

How to Apply:

Please complete your application on our website: http://www.azbar.org/aboutus/careersatthestatebar/

Medical/Health/Direct Service

Behavioral Health Technician — The New Foundation (Scottsdale)

Date Posted: February 4, 2016
Position Description:

The New Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for youth and families by providing therapeutic behavioral health and education programs. Since 1970, The New Foundation has been helping youth and families live healthier, more successful lives by creating "a new foundation" for growth and recovery. Children and families can soon discover a new world of possibility and opportunity.

Behavioral Health Technicians implement the daily structure for our clients, facilitate group discussions and are available for crisis intervention. Behavioral Health Technicians are responsible to provide a safe and secure environment for our clients through therapeutic supervision at all times and actively participating in scheduled events and activities. Behavioral Health Technicians provide positive role modeling which is consistent/compatible with the philosophy and beliefs of The New Foundation.

The schedule includes working weekends; Saturday and Sunday from 3pm to 10:30pm, and three days during the week from 2pm to 10:30pm. The days off will be during the week.

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Education: High School or equivalent, college degree preferred. Experience is not required, but is preferred.

Our BHS staff must:

- be positive and upbeat

- be able to function in a high stress environment

- be dependable

- be caring and compassionate

- display a willingness to learn

- possess or obtain a fingerprint clearance card from DPS

- pass drug screen

- MUST be at least 21 years old.

Physical Requirements- Ability to implement therapeutic holds as required.- Requires 80% mobility, walking between units/dorms and ability to lift up to 50 lbs.- Ability to engage in physical activities with clients and staff.

How to Apply:

If interested please email resume to HR@thenewfoundation.org or mail resume to 1200 N. 77th Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85257

Mission Manager — Susan G. Komen Arizona (Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 1, 2016
Position Description:

Under the supervision of the Mission Director, the Mission Manager will support the mission of Komen Arizona in the areas of breast health community education and outreach, grant administration, the community profile process and special mission initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage the Affiliate breast cancer / health education programming.
  • Assist in management of the entire community grants program.
  • Participate and assist in the creation of the Community Profile Report.  This is a breast cancer needs assessment conducted every four years.
  • Participate in the Arizona Cancer Coalition (ACC) as a committee member. When appropriate, participation on the ACC should be used to align goals of the ACC with the priorities and objectives Komen Arizona is seeking to achieve.
  • Assist and support the Mission Director in all mission activities and any other duties as assigned.

Education / Outreach

All education programing goals and objectives will be based on the information in the most recent Community Profile Report and move the Affiliate to meet the goals and objectives identified in the Mission Action Plan.

  • Oversee and manage the education programing provided by the Affiliate. This includes creating evidence based education interventions, organizing events and where applicable, conducting breast health education sessions or training volunteers to conduct education sessions in target communities and measuring outcomes.
  • Assist in the creation and organization of Continuing Medical Education (CME) events in target communities. This includes applying for and obtaining CME credit hours, determining subject matter, identifying and securing venue or event space as well as speakers and participants.
  • Lead staff member in connecting community to breast cancer resources and information. This includes fielding phone calls and tracking need to identify and measure any gaps in services or changes in the breast cancer environment.
  • Strategically utilize existing volunteers or develop and train new volunteers to conduct or participate in mission education activities while increasing Affiliate exposure in the community.

Community Grants Program

  • Assist in management of the entire grants application process including development of the Request for Applications (RFA), technical assistance workshops, grant review, grant awarding and notification, and tracking and management of grant data outcomes.

 Community Profile Report

  • Assist in the quantitative and qualitative data collection methods and analysis as well as the identification of all breast cancer resources in Arizona.

Position Qualifications:
  •  Master’s Degree in Public Health (MPH) preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in public health, psychology, sociology or a related field with experience in community health
  • Grants management experience preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred

Candidate will also possess:

  • Demonstrated expertise in using Web-based data-management systems and Microsoft Excel to manage large quantities of data, run analyses, and generate reports for executive-level audiences.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and other Microsoft Office suite applications (Word, Power Point, Publisher, etc.) and Adobe Acrobat/Reader.
  • Excellent communication (both oral and written) and facilitation skills
  • Experience and comfortability public speaking or conducting presentations in front of large groups
  • Self-motivated team player with the ability to meet deadlines, use independent judgment to problem-solve, remain flexible and adjust to changing priorities.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working with diverse populations.
  • Comfort with discussing breast health, cancer and related topics
  • Ability to travel within Arizona and work flexible hours (some evening and weekends)
  • Ability to travel outside of Arizona for regional/national trainings as available
  • An interest in and commitment to the Komen Promise to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures.

Compensation

This is a full-time, exempt position. Benefits include immediate accrual of holiday and paid time off and health insurance including vision and dental, and life insurance after 30 days of employment.

How to Apply:

Application Process

Please email a cover letter and resume to fnagy@komenarizona.org with “Mission Manager” in the subject line.  No phone calls please.  Position will remain open until filled.  

Care Coordinator — FSL (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 29, 2016
Position Description:

The Care Coordinator is responsible for services which include telephone consultations, screenings for program eligibility, resource identification, and information and referral.  The Care Coordinator will triage all Level II calls for participants eligible for additional services through various funding streams.  The Care Coordinator will provide volunteer oversight and support to Level I callers.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs telephone intake and assessment
  • Initiates  intake screening in the CBD data base
  • Performs client centered and solution focused services
  • Initiates one-time internal and external referrals
  • Assesses community needs and market trends
  • Closes successfully completed calls that were assisted through one time information and referral, or who do not require long term assistance/home assessments or language barrier assistance
  • Determine need for further follow-up with MSW staff
  • Develops and maintains effective communication with all care team members, clients, and staff
  • Supervise Volunteer Intake Staff
  • Community Outreach as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by the CBD Program Director 

      Varied:

  • Prepare weekly statistics/reports for director.
  • Screens client for service fee eligibility within FSL.
  • Referral and follow up to internal programs.
  • Assist with clerical tasks as needed.
  • Participate in routine staff meetings and care conferences as needed
     

Great benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, FSA, EAP, 403(b), PTO, 10 Paid Holidays and Wellness Program

Proud to be a Mature Worker Friendly Certified Employer through the Governor's Advisory Council on Aging

The Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V. DFWP. FSL believes that diversity leads to strength.

***Military Personnel Encouraged to Apply.***

Position Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
        Minimum Required:

  • Experience in Intake and Assessment process.
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Strong assessment skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Familiar and competent with Microsoft Word software and general computer skills.
  • Must demonstrate good organization skills and be detail oriented
  • Must be self-motivated and use good judgment to resolve client issues
  • Arizona Driver's license and personal vehicle.
  • Willingness to work as part of a professional Social Work team.    

      
       Preferred:

  • At least 3 years professional experience with elderly persons preferred.
     

WORK EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
        Minimum Required:

  • 4 years in a social service, client advocacy role
     

        Preferred:

  • Bilingual
  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
How to Apply:

Please apply direct: http://jobs.fsl.org/x/apply/a2do6gthk7qg

Veterinarian/Public Veterinarian Programs Director — Yavapai Humane Society (Prescott)

Date Posted: January 27, 2016
Position Description:

The Yavapai Humane Society has a great opportunity to join our leadership team.  We are seeking an experienced Veterinarian to manage staff and oversee the activities of our single-site Spay/Neuter and Wellness Clinic that serves the public and generates revenue for all activities of The Yavapai Humane Society. This position requires prior experience in a high-volume, high-care spay/neuter environment as well as ability to provide medical care and services for post-operative questions and concerns by pet owners. The clinic also has an active vaccination practice that is available to the public. Successful individual must have graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or Veterinary Medical Doctor Degree from a school accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association and be currently licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Arizona. Minimum of Five (5) years' experience as a small animal veterinarian required. Extensive spay/neuter experience a strong plus as is prior experience in running independent practice. This is a position that has a key impact on all of our operational opportunities and has the chance to serve the public in a meaningful way.

YHS is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1972, known for providing compassionate care to animals that find themselves homeless. We have been issued awards from Charity Navigator, GuideStar and Great Nonprofits for our practices and we pride ourselves on our innovative thinking, such as implementation of a No Kill Ethic in 2010. In 2014, we handled 3400 animals within our shelter environment in addition to the many animals assisted through our Spay/Neuter Clinic that is available for pet owners in our area. We pride ourselves on being a great place to work.

Position Qualifications:
  • Graduation from a college or university accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or Veterinary Medical Doctor Degree and currently licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the Arizona

  • Five (5) years' experience as a small animal veterinarian

  • Extensive spay/neuter experience strong plus

  • Able to provide own liability coverage sufficient for small animal practice

  • Prior experience in running independent practice strong plus

How to Apply:

If interested, please contact Abby Areinoff, HR Director, at aareinoff@yavapaihumane.org

Licensed Clinical Psychologist — Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 27, 2016
Position Description:

Position Summary: Under general supervision from the Principal Investigator Christopher J. Smith, Ph.D., the psychologist will conduct clinical diagnostic, psychometric and behavioral testing of infants, toddlers and young children with parents and/or guardians. This research is conducted as part of a clinical trial aimed at the development of screening program for infants and toddlers at-risk for autism.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Develop a strong working knowledge of all research program procedures
  • Conduct standardized interviews with parents as well as communicate results and provide clinical guidance after being trained.
  • Prepare reports for parents, participating pediatricians and medical records.
  • Participate in weekly scientific meetings and interact with scientists at SARRC and UCSD.
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge/Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to interview, perform psychological assessment and perform preliminary diagnosis based on test scores and observation.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate fluently with adults as well as children in both Spanish and English.
  • Demonstrated experience interacting with autism spectrum toddlers and young children.
  • Experience preparing reports for parents, medical personnel and medical records in Spanish and English, as well as in the preparation of progress reports and maintenance of participant's research records.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly, efficiently, tactfully, flexibly and patiently in person, on the phone and in writing to a diverse population including parents of children with special disabilities and the children themselves. Able to participate and contribute to discussions regarding procedures and goals of the unit.
  • Possess the knowledge and ability to successfully participate in community outreach, recruitment and educational events.
  • Certification in the Autism Diagnostic Observation Scheduled preferred.
  • Ability to effectively engage in one to one communications with prospective subjects both in English and Spanish.

Education/Experience

  • Doctoral degree in Clinical, Educational or Experimental Psychology with experience administering and scoring psychological tests. Clinical experience including assessment with children present with Autism Spectrum Disorders (treatment experience acceptable).
  • The incumbent must be clinically licensed by the APA or must be eligible to sit for the licensing exam.
  • Clinical license must be obtained by the end of the probationary period (six months from start date).
  • Ability to learn, become certified in or administer autism diagnostic tools such as the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule and psychometric procedures and tests including the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised.
  • Experience in experimental design and statistics.

General Comments:

  • Must have a valid driver's license and vehicle
  • Must have a flexible schedule since research may be conducted on weekends and evenings.

 .       Bilingual, Ph.D. level psychologist, licensed in Arizona

  1. Some experience with autism but values this opportunity to develop expertise
  2. Willing to work part time for $25 to $30 per hour

Family Support Partner — Youth Evaluation and Treatment Centers (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 25, 2016
Position Description:

Essential Functions (duties):

  1. Provide support to enrolled children and families as outlined by the child and family team service plan.
  2. Actively participate with child and family team members and agency staff in identifying and removing barriers that get in the way of family-driven, family-centered, strengths-based, community-based and culturally competent services for children.
  3. Assist and support family members in developing social and natural support networks by utilizing community resources.
  4. Provide a minimum of 20 direct support hours to families per week.
  5. Participate in meetings and committees for continuous quality improvement, as needed.
  6. Maintain community resource guide for families.
  7. Assist to provide support to families in understanding the RBHA system, as clinically indicated.
  8. Provide support in completing ADHS required community outreach for families closing due to lack of contact monthly.
  9. Assist as needed in completing all closure paperwork for families who have not responded to community outreach and re-engagement process.
  10. Provide on-call coverage and crisis intervention/stabilization when needed.
  11. Complete all required documentation and billing requirements accurately and in the assigned time frames.
  12. Assist in actively assessing work area for non-compliance issues and notify supervisor in a timely manner to ensure follow up.
  13. Attend scheduled supervisions, department/agency meetings, and trainings as assigned by supervisor
  14. Assist in the organization and implementation of family support activities, as needed
  15. Complete all required documentation and billing requirements accurately and in the assigned time frames.
  16. All other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Position Qualifications:

Minimum Education and Experience:

  1. High school diploma or GED.
  2. Must have knowledge of behavioral health field and have a family member involved with behavioral health.

Prerequisites:

  1.  Must be 21 years of age.
  2.  Possess an Arizona driver's license and state mandated auto insurance.
  3.  Possess or be able to obtain a Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  4.  Must be able to pass a 5-panel drug screen.
  5.  Pass a physical, including a negative TB test screening.

Competency (knowledge, skills, and abilities):

  1. 1.       Leadership-Models positive professional standards of behavior, service and team oriented approach, supporting the organization's mission and philosophy of servant leadership.
  2. 2.       Interpersonal Skills--the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things with a focus on building strong working relationships to develop and maintain high performing teams.
  1. Problem solving--the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  2. Interpersonal Skills--the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.
  3. Stress tolerance and resilience: Able to stay focused and accomplish work under frequent interruptions, variance in workloads, tight deadlines, working with differing styles while maintaining personal boundaries.
  4. Oral communication--the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.
  5. Written Communication--the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information, utilizes Netiquette in electronic communication.
  6. Planning/organizing--the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  7. Quality control--the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
  8. Adaptability--the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  9. Dependability--the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  10. Safety and security--the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.
  11. Must meet all licensing and contracting requirements for agency personnel.
How to Apply:

Please email resumes to Diana Kuhl at dkuhl@youthetc.org

House Parents — Firm Foundation Youth Homes (Mesa)

Date Posted: January 20, 2016
Position Description:

Firm Foundation Youth Homes is a community of trauma-informed and family-centered homes for Arizona's foster children where the staff and the model of care work to supplant the negative effects of a child's past and where the community at large is given the opportunities to infuse their strengths and blessings into the less fortunate.

We are looking for mission-minded couples or individuals to care for and nurture young women in Arizona's foster care system. Responsibilities include all those items and responsibilities of a parent including the provision of material, physical, spiritual, emotional, and disciplinary needs. House parents administer and document all medications, provide transportation for residents with a FFYH assigned vehicle, participate in a child's DCS case plan including scholastic and behavioral health needs, and facilitate an ongoing relationship with the residents and their families.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Organize and attend weekly departmental meetings to maintain effective communication
  • Ensure adequate and qualified staff to carry out the program activities
  • Provides a safe and secure environment that ensures the health, welfare and continuing development of each child in care
  • Assures compliance of the program policies and state licensing requirements
  • Planning, supervising and implementing regular recreational activities for all children and adolescents living in the home
  • Maintaining a working knowledge of accreditation, licensing and contact requirements

This position is responsible for meeting and maintaining all DMV requirements for licensed drivers who transport foster children

Position Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma, or equivalent, and two years of experience working with children and adolescents. Preferably with a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Family Studies or related field and one year's experience in foster/group home or residential treatment center management
  • If not married, applicant must be female to be considered for our girls home
  • Preferably having knowledge of Trauma Informed Care
  • Strong problem solving and group work leadership skills
  • Ability to interact with people of all ages and cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • CPR/First Aid Certified (or ability to obtain within three months of hiring)

The vision of Firm Foundation Youth Homes is to see children that have been abused, abandoned, and neglected raised in an environment where they are shown honor, respect, grace, and truth. Our goal is to end the cycle of trauma in their lives by giving these children a foundation of trust in their hearts that they can use to create healthy relationships. Our approach is by doing this one relationship at a time.

How to Apply:

If you fit into our vision for Arizona's children, please contact Katherine Kouvelas, 480-241-4354,

katherine@firmfoundationaz.org.

Health Advocacy Manager — Foothills Caring Corps, Inc. (Carefree, AZ)

Date Posted: January 15, 2016
Position Description:

Social Worker/Case Manager

Part-time Manager for Health Advocacy Program in NE Maricopa County.  (Carefree, Cave Creek, North Phoenix , North Scottsdale)

Work with Foothills Caring Corps to help older adults (Neighbors) remain living independently in their own home.  Specifically working with special needs older adults who may have recently returned home from the hospital, rehabilitation center or been diagnosed with a chronic illness/condition.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct intakes either in facility or Neighbors home to determine eligibility and specific needs for Neighbor.

  • Assign Health Advocates to appropriate Neighbor to begin a client -centered plan for service delivery.

  • Provide oversight, education and supervision to 20+ trained volunteers (Health Advocates) who provide temporary intensive support services to develop and build network of services for individual or couple.

  • Develop and maintain positive working relationship with all hospital and rehabilitation centers and other professionals related to case management.

  • Build and maintain positive working relationship with potential service providers and agencies that could be part of the network of services.

  • Assist Health Advocates in working with family related issues as needed. 

  • Develop quality of care regimen for all Health Advocacy services. 

Position Qualifications:

Position Qualifications:

Education/Background: Masters Degree in Social Work or related fields plus prior experience in Case Management or complex in-home services.

Experience working with older adults, medical resources/facilities and persons with chronic health conditions or disabling conditions.   Must be able to work with volunteers who are considered "unpaid staff.

Ability to provide direct service but also skilled in management and supervision. 

Position is Part-time but prefer ability to work five days per week. Salary is based on experience and educational background.

How to Apply:

Please send letter of interest as well as resume to Services@FoothillsCaringCorps.com.  No phone inquiries please.  Website is www.FoothillsCaringCorps.com  Letters of interest and resume accepted through February 12, 2016.

Clinician — A New Leaf (Mesa and Glendale)

Date Posted: January 13, 2016
Position Description:

A New Leaf is a nonprofit organization providing diverse programs and services across the Valley of the Sun, including domestic violence and homeless shelters, affordable housing, behavioral health, youth services and community programs.

We are seeking Clinicians to work at our Mesa and Glendale behavioral health counseling centers.

Major areas of responsibility (including but not limited to): 

  • Provide individual, group and/or family counseling in office or in-home setting.

  • Provide initial assessments and case management services.  Develop individualized service, crisis and safety plans.

  • Evaluate and continually monitor client/family progress in meeting goals and anticipated outcomes.

  • Assist or perform duties related to providing and/or monitoring self-administration of medication.

  • Provide varied verbal and physical crisis intervention and counseling.

  • Directly responsible to Clinical Supervisor for administrative and clinical issues regarding admission, discharge and utilization management issues.

  • Maintain clinical records in accordance with all local, state and federal laws and A New Leaf policy and procedures.  Update complete staffing notes for multi-disciplinary clinical team reviews.

  • Receive clinical supervision as required by state law and A New Leaf policy and procedures.

Position Qualifications:

Requirements/Qualifications/Skills:  

Master's degree in behavioral health related field required; Associate or Independent Arizona license with the Board of Behavioral Health (LAC, LPC, LMSW, LCSW, LAMFT, LMFT, etc.) preferred; Spanish/English bilingual a plus; Possess a valid driver's license with a clean 39 month motor vehicle record, current auto liability insurance and a Class One Fingerprint Clearance Card.

Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Must possess knowledge and understanding of standard office equipment, be proficient with personal computers and applicable software programs.  Effectively communicate (verbal and written).

How to Apply:

Please submit a resume and letter of introduction to one of the email addresses below.

If interested in the Mesa location, email to skupitz@turnanewleaf.org

If interested in the Glendale location, email to joerickson@turnanewleaf.org

Lead Clinician — International Rescue Committee (Glendale)

Date Posted: January 12, 2016
Position Description:

Background/IRC Summary: 

Founded in 1933, the IRC is a leading nonsectarian, voluntary organization providing relief, protection and resettlement services for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict.  One aspect of the IRC is to provide assistance to refugees resettling in the United States.   The IRC opened an office in Phoenix, Arizona in 1994 to provide reception and placement services to newly arrived refugees.  The office resettles over 750 refugees per year and provides numerous program services to assist refugees from their arrival through citizenship.

Job Overview/Summary:

The Lead Clinician provides a combination of program oversight, staff supervision and direct service provision for the Well-Being Center and its various projects and initiatives. This individual is charged with assisting the Manager with assuring that the Program is in compliance with the state and federal legislation surrounding the provision of mental health services, as well as grant and contract administration duties.  

Major Responsibilities:

  • Supervise a staff of 2-3 employees;
  • Provide counseling to refugees, asylees, survivors of torture and certified victims of human trafficking and other victims of crime; provide necessary referrals to psychiatrists, psychologists, primary care providers or other outside service providers;
  • Provide oversight and support for all cases, including approving service plans for Torture Program participants, periodic review of documentation of treatment services and any special projects;
  • Oversee necessary data collection for reporting to various donors, develop data collection systems as necessary;
  • Arrange for interpreters, as needed;
  • Prepare reports and invoices for funders;
  • Provide clinical oversight, as necessary and appropriate by State standards, to other clinical staff;
  • Identify opportunities for increasing community knowledge of refugee behavioral health issues;
  • Develop and oversee community/program partnerships;
  • Make recommendations for program growth and development;
  • Insure that all program services are implemented according to policies and procedures of the IRC and in adherence with HIPAA and other applicable regulations; and
  • Other related duties as assigned

 Working Environment:  

A combination of standard office work environment and regular travel within the service delivery area to include therapy sessions.

Position Qualifications:

Job Requirements:

  • Licensed clinical social worker ;
  • Licensed by State of AZ Board of Behavioral Health;
  • 3-5 years counseling experience;
  • Minimum of 2 years of Supervisory experience;
  • Experience providing services to individuals exposed to trauma;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, bilingual ability preferable;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently;
  • Strong problem-solving skills;
  • Cultural sensitivity/good cross cultural communication skills;
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, active insurance policy and access to reliable transportation.
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

Clinical Therapist — International Rescue Committee (Glendale)

Date Posted: January 12, 2016
Position Description:

Background/IRC Summary: 

Founded in 1933, the IRC is a leading nonsectarian, voluntary organization providing relief, protection and resettlement services for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict.  One aspect of the IRC is to provide assistance to refugees resettling in the United States.   The IRC opened an office in Phoenix, Arizona in 1994 to provide reception and placement services to newly arrived refugees.  The office resettles over 750 refugees per year and provides numerous program services to assist refugees from their arrival through citizenship.

Job Overview/Summary:

The Clinical Therapist provides culturally and linguistically appropriate individual, family and group therapy. Services are provided to refugees from different national and ethnic backgrounds, many of whom do not speak English. This position does not directly manage any staff, but will work as part of a team and coordinate activities with case managers and other IRC staff.  The Clinical Therapist will help educate the refugee population about behavioral health. He/she will support IRC’s work to educate and strengthen mainstream providers’ understanding of about refugee behavioral health needs.  This position reports to the lead clinician.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide intake and group counseling to all assigned clients;
  • Arrange for interpreters for group therapy sessions where needed;
  • Provide appropriate services and maintain required documentation in a timely manner;
  • Communicate and coordinate regularly with the Lead Clinician to ensure that services are effectively delivered;
  • Lead group outreach sessions and workshops;
  • Participate in network capacity-building activities as needed; and
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Working Environment:  

A combination of standard office work environment and regular travel within the service delivery area to include therapy sessions.

Position Qualifications:

Job Requirements:

  • Current license in counseling, Licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners;
  • Master’s degree in social services; 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong intercultural communication skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from other cultural background;
  • At least two years experience providing mental health therapy, alternative specialty a plus;
  • Trauma experience preferred;
  • Strong computer skills;
  • Proficiency in a second language spoken by the client base strongly preferred;
  • Willingness and ability to drive a 15 passenger van; and
  • Current driver’s license and valid insurance.
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

Housing Services

Transitional Housing Case Manager — Labor's Community Service Agency (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 21, 2016
Position Description:

A case manager with the transitional housing program will maintain a caseload of approximately 15-18 homeless families. Responsibilities include assisting the family to achieve permanent housing and economic self-sufficiency while working with the other LCSA staff and the community to provide the highest level of service available to the clients. Emphasis is given to accurate case documentation, responsible boundary setting with clients and developing a broad community network of resources.

Specifically, the duties for this position include:

1. Work closely with the other transitional case managers in the screening of prospective clients.
2. Maintain up-to-date case files with accurate and complete information for each client. This includes entering client information and progress notes in the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS).
3. Meet with every client in person at least once a month and engage in follow up contact at least once a week.
4. Be flexible in scheduling home visits with clients to accommodate client work schedules. This will include conducting home visits at night and over weekends when necessary.
5. Secure items such as food boxes and furniture for clients from local food banks and other non-profit agencies when necessary.
6. Attend meetings and presentations at other agencies to recruit clients and heighten awareness of the program.
7. Participate in weekly staff meetings with the LCSA case managers and Housing Director.
8. Attend trainings and meetings as approved and/or requested by the Housing Director.
9. Assist the agency in food and present drives for the clients.
10. Complete reports and file audits as mandated by funding sources.

Position Qualifications:

Minimal qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in social work or a related field and two years of experience. Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Must be able to obtain a level one clearance card.

How to Apply:

To apply: submit your resume and cover letter to Stephen Sparks at stephen@lcsaphx.org.

Training/Education

$250 Sign On Bonus - Early Childhood Preschool Teacher - Full time — UCP of Central Arizona (Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 5, 2016
Position Description:

Job Function:           

A Teacher is responsible for the general supervision and management of a group of children, using developmentally appropriate practices.

Essential Classroom Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize and implement monthly and daily developmentally appropriate curriculum for young children in conjunction with lead teacher/supervisor.

  •  Assist lead teacher in planning of weekly lesson plan and daily classroom schedule.

  • Assist the lead teacher in the assessment of the skills and progress of each child in own group.

  • Responsible for the daily maintenance of children's rosters, changing logs and daily reports.

  • Responsible for assisting in maintaining current displays of children's work and monthly classroom bulletin boards with depictions that reflect an anti-bias curriculum and multi-cultural respect.

  • Interact with the children, with respect, affection, and at their eye level.

  • Use appropriate guidance techniques with children, defining and maintaining, clear, consistent and fair limits for classroom behavior, using redirection and encouragement of appropriate behavior.

  • Establish and maintain regular communication with children's parents.

  •  Maintain 24 hours of trainings within a 12 month period, including, but not limited to: Infant & Child First Aid and CPR, universal precautions, child health and safety, child growth and development, child guidance, child care environment and other recommended trainings.

  •  Maintain current training in pediatric CPR & First Aid, and food handling.

  •  Responsible for assisting in carrying out proper fire drill and evacuation procedures.

  • Help in maintaining required staff-to-children ratios, supervising within sight & sound of enrolled children.

  • Participation in ELC Strategic planning process.

  • As a mandated reporter, report any suspected or alleged child abuse or neglect.

  • Maintain toys, materials and equipment in clean and sanitary condition by following the posted disinfecting schedule.

  • Maintain personal hygiene standards.

  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Education and Experience:

Minimum of 24 credit hours from an accredited college, including at least 12 credit hours of coursework in early childhood or child development and at least twelve months early childhood education experience in a licensed child care facility.

Preferred

AA degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development and at least eighteen months early childhood education experience in a licensed child care facility.

Requirements:  Must satisfy Department of Health Services (DHS) licensure requirements for valid First Aid and Infant & Child CPR certifications, Class I Fingerprint Clearance Card, Negative results of a Mantoux TB test., Maricopa County Food Handler Certification and completion of Bloodborne Pathogens class.

18 years of age or older.

UCP offers great benefits to full time employees (32+ hours) including Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, 10 Holidays, Sick Time, Extended Time Off, 401K with match, employer paid life insurance, short term and long term disability and the opportunity to work with a great dedicated bunch of people!

Hourly Pay $10.25 to $12.75 per hour D.O.E

How to Apply:

Interested applicants can view the job description and apply at http://phoenix.jobing.com/ucpofarizona/250-sign-on-bonus-preschool-teacher-full-time-1-5841386. You can also send resume to the attention of DIonne Hackett, Recruiter in Human Resources at dhackett@ucpofcentralaz.org. Thank you for your interest in this wonderful opportunity at UCP!

Education and Event Coordinator — Tonto Creek Camp (Payson, Arizona)

Date Posted: February 4, 2016
Position Description:

TCC is seeking a passionate and enthusiastic educator who wants to lead the on-site delivery of Outdoor STEM Centered Education, Entrepreneurship and Leadership education.   Duties include leading outdoor lessons, EFI recruitment and scheduling, on-site point of contact to schools, as well as organizing and attend community events.

The ideal candidateis anenergetic; a multi-tasking individual who gets along well working as a team and gets to spend every day in the outdoors, changing the lives of youth.  This position can be full time or part time depending on qualifications.  This position will support the program goals and activities on-site at Tonto Creek Camp located in Payson and with the surrounding area of the camp.   Housing and meals provided.  This may be a full time or part time job.

Position Qualifications:

Position Qualifications:

  • Must be a minimum age of 21 years
  • Degree in Education, Environmental Education, Nature Interpretation, Environmental Science or closely related field preferred
  • Minimum 2+ year experience in education, in the classroom and/or environmental education field; proven success in curriculum and program development
  • Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration
  • Experience with inquiry based hands-on science methods
  • Experience with a residential summer youth/adult camp operations
  • Some supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated success at leadership and staff management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented with the ability to work independently and as a team player on multiple task
  • Computer experience essential. Proficiency of Word, Excel, and other Microsoft programs necessary as well as Cloud based programs such as Google Drive, et cetera
  • Condition of Employment is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively travel locally to alternate work sites as needed
  • First aid / CPR Certification (preferred).
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions and hike several miles over hilly terrain.

 

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Jamie Aiken at jamie@tontocreekcamp.org or 844-411-CAMP. 

JCC Maccabi Sports Camp seeks Summer Staff — JCC Maccabi Sports Camp (Atherton, CA)

Date Posted: January 21, 2016
Position Description:

At JCC Maccabi Sports Camp, campers build strong character and Jewish community through sports. We are the summer home for the Jewish athlete, combining high-level sports instruction with the fun, friendship, and community of a Jewish overnight camp.

For the Summer 2016 season, we are looking to hire enthusiastic, responsible, and passionate individuals to join our staff team. Available positions include: counselors, assistant coaches, head coaches, medical staff, photo/video specialists, lifeguards, and more.

Staff members should love working with children, feel comfortable serving as positive role models, and be excited about the opportunity to work outside and spend their summer at a Jewish sports camp. All positions are paid and compensation package includes: meals, lodging, camp gear, staff training, days off, and possible travel stipend. Staff training begins June 6, 2016.

JCC Maccabi Sports Camp is a Jewish overnight camp located in the San Francisco Bay Area that offers programs in basketball, soccer, baseball, softball, volleyball, and tennis for boys and girls entering grades 4-11.

Position Qualifications:
  • Serve as primary caretaker for one cabin/group of campers, ensuring day-to-day safety and physical and emotional well-being of their campers
  • Facilitate a camper experience by ensuring participation in programs, positive group dynamics, proper health & hygiene, development of friendships, and creation of a meaningful and memorable summer experience for each camper
  • Work with other camp staff to ensure the positive resolution of all camper-related issues by communicating clearly and consistently with camp leadership staff on a daily basis
  • Serve as a positive role model, exemplifying the core values of the JCC Maccabi Sports Camp
  • Participate actively in all camp programs, including planning and leading programs as assigned
  • Live in dormitory housing during camp and eat all meals on camp with assigned cabin and campers
  • Be familiar with and support the successful execution of all camp policies and procedures, including safety and emergency plans
How to Apply:

For more info visit us online at: www.maccabisportscamp.org/work-at-camp or call/email Mara Berde, Assistant Director, at mara@maccabisportscamp.org or 415-997-8844.  

Adult Literacy Teacher — Phoenix Indian Center, Inc. (4520 North Central Avenue, Suite 250, Phoenix, AZ 85012)

Date Posted: January 21, 2016
Position Description:

Teach and tutor adult students to prepare them to pass the High School Equivalency test, currently the GED 2014. Administer and grade work assignments and examinations. Monitor progress of students in PLATO and classroom assignments. Assist with data 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. Compile, track and maintain an accurate attendance list and hours. Complete a thorough assessment of students' educational level to include pre and post-testing and develop a plan of service to advance students through each educational gain and monitor the progress in accordance with state regulations. Attend regularly scheduled department meetings and other meetings/conferences as necessary.

Input data into database in an accurate and timely manner. Conduct follow-up contact with students regarding their educational gain status, advanced education progress and/or their employment status.

Complete entries in the Educational Technology Expert (ETE) Journal and research ideas to integrate technology into the classroom. Attend ETE meetings as required. Plan and coordinate an annual National Adult and Family Literacy Week event.

Must maintain a Provisional Adult Education Teacher certification according to Arizona Department of Education regulations, which includes continuing education credits.

Assist in the planning, coordination and implementation of Education Fairs, Financial Aid Fairs, Campus Tours, Speaker Presentations and Graduation Ceremonies.  Other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree or minimum 2 years of post-secondary 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 be 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 transportation with valid driver's license and insurance in compliance with agency requirements.

How to Apply:

SUBMIT COMPLTED APPLICATION INCLUDE CURRENT RESUME TO

                              Phoenix Indian Center Personnel Office

                              4520 North Central Avenue, Suite 250, Phoenix, AZ 85012

                              602-264-6768 ext 2103 Fax: 602-274-7486

                              www.phxindcenter.org Click on Work with Us

PREFERENCE

In accordance with the Indian Preference Regulations, preference is given to American Indians. To claim Indian preference, a copy of tribal affiliation must be included with application.

Project Specialist - UICAZ — Phoenix Indian Center, Inc. (4520 North Central Avenue, Suite 250, Phoenix, AZ 85012)

Date Posted: January 21, 2016
Position Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

The Project Specialist supports the Urban Indian Coalition of Arizona, directing drug and alcohol prevention services for Phoenix Indian Center.  The Specialist provides direct youth engagement, education and community-coalition capacity building to impact substance abuse through a culturally relevant prevention model.  This position will specialize in raising awareness toward the prevention of substance abuse including high-risk drinking, marijuana, prescription drugs and suicide as advised by a community coalition.  The Specialist will be trained as a facilitator in the Living in Two Worlds effective practice curriculum and will also provide recruitment and retention of youth along with direct youth engagement through prevention activities and education workshops.   The position will also be responsible for youth coalition recruitment, support and facilitation along with organizing agenda and minutes for each meeting and reporting out at the adult UICAZ coalition meetings.  All efforts center around raising awareness for substance abuse in the community and the position will be responsible for developing community engagement messaging and draft articles for public relations placement.  The Specialist conducts outreach for new coalition members and provides administrative support for the coalition.  Additionally, the Specialist will administer assessments and collects data/evaluation efforts to assist with writing reports.  Participate in training is required along with delivering training in specific curricula areas. Preventions skills training will be provided to staff, as indicated, to maintain the optimum level of contractual cultural competency.

Position Qualifications:

MAJOR FUNCTIONS:

The Project Specialist's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support and prepare for Urban Indian Coalition of Arizona (UICAZ) monthly meetings.

  • Facilitate monthly youth coalition meetings at schools.

  • Serve as school liaison and determine schedule and implement, serving as lead trainer/facilitator.

  • Recruit youth participants through schools, Youth UICAZ coalition members and the urban Indian community for participation.

  • Teach youth participates how to use effective substance abuse prevention skills and strategies through 12 education workshops.

  • Assume that participants complete pre and post surveys of knowledge, attitudes and behaviors.

  • Collect all surveys and transmit to appropriate partner in a timely manner for analysis.

  • Track the number of Youth Coalition members engaged in coalition activity and document activities.

  • Support the ongoing capacity building of the overall UICAZ Coalition.

  • Assist with all local data collection and assessment processes, assuring transmission of appropriate data in a timely manner for analysis. 

  • Market the project appropriately to encourage participation through creation, coordination and implementation of events as appropriate.

  • Maintain procedures for data collection and participant confidentiality, methods for transportation of data is adhered to.

  • Coordinate with existing agency prevention programming to maximize project impact.

  • Maintain and monitor all comprehensive records both in print and electronically.

  • Complete required project reports.

  • Attend meetings as requested.  

  • Developing, maintaining and strengthening relationships amongst coalition members and between the coalition and community.

  • Become fully trained in required prevention trainings on underage drinking, suicide prevention, prescription drug and marijuana use prevention.

  • Performing various duties as required ensuring responsible, professional, and caring delivery of services.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's Degree preferred or Bachelor's degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years if relevant experience; OR any comparable combination of years of education and experience.

  • Ability to develop professional relationships with key community representatives.

  • Ability to motivate and engage professional, community members and youth volunteers.

  • Ability to strategize, problem solve and coordinate successful execution of strategic plans.

  • Ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas, findings, recommendations, and outcomes.

  • Highly proficient with Microsoft software package (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)

  • Knowledge of American Indian experience, including youth and family strengths and stressors, tradition and culture, and prevention and resilience.

  • Must possess valid AZ DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card or able to obtain one immediately upon offer of employment.  

  • Must have dependable transportation with a valid AZ Driver's License and automobile insurance coverage in compliance with Phoenix Indian Center requirements.

How to Apply:

CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

SUBMIT APPLICATION INCLUDE CURRENT RESUME TO:

               Phoenix Indian Center Personnel

4520 North Central Avenue, Suite 250

Phoenix, AZ 85012

602-264-6768 ext 2103 Fax: 602-274-7486

www.phxindcenter.org Click on Work with Us

PREFERENCE:  In accordance with the Indian Preference Regulations, preference is given to American Indians.  To claim Indian preference, a copy of Tribal Affiliation Verification must be included with application.

Children's Education Manager — Desert Botanical Garden (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 12, 2016
Position Description:

The Children's Education Manager advances the growth and excellence of children's education by leading the development and implementation of programs that are at the forefront of environmental education for botanical gardens, with the goal of achieving the highest level of excellence for the Desert Botanical Garden.  He or she will work in collaboration with the Director of Education in aligning children's programming with the Garden's mission and strategic plan.

Primary responsibilities of this full-time position include: developing and monitoring individual programming budgets to meet projected revenue and expense goals; hiring, supervising, mentoring, coaching and evaluation of the following staff positions: Formal Science Education Coordinator, Informal Science Education Coordinator and Children's Education Registrar; ensuring the promotion and marketing of children's programming in print and digital formats by working collaboratively with members of the education staff in the development, production, and publication of classes through the course catalog and online registration system; promoting the Garden as a collaborative partner in environmental education by cultivating new and existing relationships with peer institutions, field experts, instructors, school districts and other specialists that drive children's environmental education programming; participating in department and Garden staff meetings, planning teams, and events; assisting with reports and proposals; and continuing professional education and participation in professional organizations.

Position Qualifications:

Requirements include a bachelor level degree in environmental education, life science or related field; 5 years of formal or informal education experience; 5 years' demonstrated project and people management experience; demonstrated experience with implementing strategic goals; excellent oral and written communication skills, social skills, ability to solve problems using discretion and good judgment, and high level of personal motivation; and basic knowledge of biology, ecology, or environmental science.

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

Paid Internships

Communications and Public Relations Intern — Great Hearts Academies (Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 4, 2016
Position Description:

Company Description 

Great Hearts Academies is a non-profit network of charter schools dedicated to improving education by developing excelling public K-12 prep schools.  Great Hearts' academies are substantially outperforming other public and private schools, proving that tuition-free schools can do a superb job of educating students if they are smaller, more efficient, and set higher expectations for all students through a core, classical liberal arts curriculum.  We gladly prepare our graduates for success in the best colleges and universities in the nation, but we also believe that the highest goal of education is to become good, intellectually and morally.  The success of Great Hearts is based on combining an unwavering commitment to classical liberal arts education with the understanding that our schools can constantly be improved through sound, data-driven leadership. 

Great Hearts is currently comprised of a network of 29 academies, serving over 13,000 K-12 students, in the Phoenix, San Antonio and Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan regions. This critical mass of highly impressive graduates will change the educational landscape in Arizona and Texas, and the Great Hearts network will be a catalyst for reforming public education in America.  Additional information can be found at http://greatheartsaz.org.

Position Summary

Great Hearts is seeking a Communications and Development Intern. The right candidate will have the desire to pursue a career in Communications and Public Relations.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Engage in customer relations, promotional events and communications (press release, etc.).
  • Complete clerical and administrative activities.
  • Assist with event planning.
  • Participate in donor research and general stewardship activities.
  • Monitor and update websites content.
  • Develop general correspondence and fundraising materials.
Position Qualifications:

Qualifications, Competencies & Strengths

  • Deep interest in pursuing a career in communications, public relations and/or development.
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Communication, Journalism, Non-Profit Management, Business or Education.
  • Excellent organization, communication, and computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills; oriented towards detail, thoroughness and accuracy.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Experience working with and maintaining confidential information preferred.
  • Must be a minimum age of 18.
  • Able to sit, stand and use a computer and phone for long periods. Able to bend and lift up to 15lbs.  

Compensation

The position will pay $11.50 per hour with an anticipated schedule of 25 hours per week (flexible per the student's schedule).

How to Apply:

TO APPLY: Email your resume and cover letter to Jessica Taylor, Director of Strategic Communications, at JTaylor@greatheartsaz.org.

Great Hearts Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Learning & Development Intern — Make-A-Wish America (Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 2, 2016
Position Description:

Duration: Summer--June 6, 2016-August 12, 2016

Summary

The Make-A-Wish internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.

The Learning & Development Internship will provide the opportunity to gain practical, professional work experience in the education, training and organizational development areas of the non-profit sector. The intern will have the opportunity to assist with planning, scheduling and conducting activities such as new employee orientations, webinars, Learn@11:00 programs, leadership training courses and vendor-delivered workshops.

Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:

  • Assisting with the development of online and instructor-led classroom training programs for systems and other broad business topics
  • Designing training materials and activities
  • Publishing, distributing and promoting onsite training, new on-line course offerings and course schedules
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Some knowledge of learning and development, organizational development or instructional design, either through coursework or professional experience
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to manage workload effectively including planning, organizing, prioritizing and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to drive for results with a high level of accuracy
  • Experience with planning for conferences
  • Strong sense of professionalism and excellent customer service skills
  • Proficiency in MS Suite and internet research tools
  • Some volunteer experience preferred, although not required

Education/Experience: The ideal intern will be a junior or senior working toward a Bachelor's degree or higher; Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.

How to Apply:

Please follow the link below to apply on our website: 

https://jobs.wish.org/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3...

Corporate Alliances Intern — Make-A-Wish America (Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 1, 2016
Position Description:

Duration: Summer--June 6, 2016-August 12, 2016  

Summary:

The Make-A-Wish internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.

The Corporate Alliances Internship provides the opportunity to learn about corporate sponsorship and cause-marketing in the non-profit sector. This position services the established accounts and the corporate sponsorships-new sales team.

Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:

  • Assisting with seasonal sponsorship campaign activation elements
  • Collecting and analyzing corporate sponsor data; sponsor acknowledgement
  • Assisting with projects associated with corporate sponsorship programs and fundraising
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the non-profit sector, either through coursework or employment experience
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with information
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong sense of customer service
  • Proficiency in MS Suite (especially PowerPoint & Excel) and internet research tools
  • Some volunteer experience preferred, although not required

Education/Experience: The ideal intern will be a junior or senior working toward a Bachelor's degree or higher; Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.

How to Apply:

Please follow the link below to apply on our website:

https://jobs.wish.org/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3...

Accounting, CFS Intern — Make-A-Wish America (Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 1, 2016
Position Description:

Duration: Summer--June 6, 2016-August 12, 2016

Summary

The Make-A-Wish internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.

The Accounting Internship will provide the opportunity to gain exposure to not-for-profit accounting. The intern will gather invoices and payables from Chapters, review invoices for proper coding, enter invoices into Financial Edge and obtain payment approval from Chapter CEOs. The intern will assist Chapters in receiving and recording donations and contributions. Duties will also include administrative support to the Accounting Managers within the Centralized Financial Services (CFS) department of the National Office.

Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:

  • Reviewing check requests submitted by chapters and entering invoices into the Financial Edge database
  • Reconciling accounts payable
  • Entering gift data into the Raiser's Edge database
  • Assisting accounting team with month-end close process
  • Performing general administrative duties which support the Centralized Financial Services department
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the non-profit sector and public accounting, either through coursework or employment experience
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with financial information
  • Proficiency in MS Suite and internet research tools
  • Some volunteer experience preferred, although not required

Education/Experience: The ideal intern will be a junior or senior working toward a Bachelor's degree or higher; Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.

How to Apply:

Please follow the link below to apply on our website:

https://jobs.wish.org/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3...

HR Information Systems Intern — Make-A-Wish America (Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 1, 2016
Position Description:

Duration: Summer--June 6, 2016-August 12, 2016  

Summary

The Make-A-Wish internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.

The HRIS Internship will provide the opportunity to learn many functions of the human resources department, with a special focus on HRIS systems and the performance management cycle. There is also the opportunity to contribute to strategic discussions regarding HR processes and take part in projects that will positively impact the employees of the Foundation.

Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:

  • Supporting HRIS Analyst with HR cyclical workload, including status changes, Annual Review and HR Dashboard reporting
  • Administering functions of the new Online Recognition System such as employee communications, updating custom pages, running reports and troubleshooting
  • Assisting HRIS Analyst with ADP system upgrade preparation, communication and training employees on changes
  • Creating HR system and process Job Aids for employees based on suggestions and the ADP upgrade
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting HRIS questions, tracking answers for our Zendesk system that presents a Q&A option for employees
  • Maintaining employee portal and HR page of company intranet site
  • Assisting with Total Rewards Projects such as Open Enrollment set-up and maintenance in ADP, Benefit Plan Reorganization, Total Rewards Program Analytics and Compliance Research
  • Supporting record retention efforts and ongoing support of employee files
  • Participating in special projects as they are determined
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge and Abilities:             

  • Knowledge of HR functions, either through coursework or employment experience
  • Experience using HR systems (ADP preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with employee information
  • Proficiency in MS Suite, especially Outlook
  • Some volunteer experience preferred, although not required

Education/Experience: The ideal intern will be a Junior or Senior working toward a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or higher; Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.

How to Apply:

Please follow the link below to apply on our website: 

https://jobs.wish.org/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3...

Marketing Intern — Make-A-Wish America (Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 1, 2016
Position Description:

Duration: Summer--June 6, 2016-August 12, 2016

Summary

The Make-A-Wish internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.

The Marketing Internship will provide the opportunity to assist Marketing staff with coordination, implementation and measurement of strategic marketing programs and projects at the National Office.

Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:

  • Providing overall marketing support for signature campaigns
  • Assisting with social media efforts
  • Assisting with outreach programs
  • Supporting advertising and PSA programs
  • Supporting other key initiatives of the department as assigned
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with wish family, celebrity and chapter information
  • Experience with social media
  • Strong project management skills
  • Proficiency in MS Suite and internet research tools
  • Some volunteer experience preferred, although not required

Education/Experience: The ideal intern will be a Junior or Senior working toward a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or higher in Marketing, Communication or a related field; Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.

How to Apply:

Please follow the link below to apply on our website:

https://jobs.wish.org/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3...

Entertainment & Sports Relations Intern — Make-A-Wish America (Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 1, 2016
Position Description:

Duration: Summer--June 6, 2016-August 12, 2016

Summary

The Make-A-Wish internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.

The Entertainment & Sports Relations Internship will provide the opportunity to assist in the education of chapters regarding the ESR team (through projects) and participate in strategic discussions regarding the celebrity and national sports program.

The ESR team is responsible for the relationship-management of celebrities, entertainment industry representatives and national sports program operators and the coordination of celebrity and sports-related wishes.

Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:

  • Supporting Make-A-Wish chapters throughout the country by responding to calls and e-mails regarding national celebrity or sports wishes
  • Reviewing and updating confidential celebrity information
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge and Abilities:            

  • Knowledge of the non-profit sector, either through coursework or employment experience
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing 
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding chapter, celebrity and wish family information
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal phone skills
  • Proficiency in MS Suite and internet research tools
  • Some volunteer experience preferred, although not required

Education/Experience: The ideal intern will be a Junior or Senior working toward a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or higher; Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.

How to Apply:

Please follow the link below to apply on our website:

https://jobs.wish.org/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3...

Chapter Support Intern — Make-A-Wish America (Phoenix)

Date Posted: February 1, 2016
Position Description:

Duration: Summer--June 6, 2016-August 12, 2016    

Summary

The Make-A-Wish internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.

The Chapter Support Internship will provide the opportunity to assist the Chapter Support department in its efforts to advance leadership and other chapter initiatives for the Foundation's 62 chapters across the United States to optimize delivery of Make-A-Wish's mission.

Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:

  • Researching non-profit industry best practices and develop chapter resources and tools in the areas of fundraising, leadership and governance
  • Assisting with support for various national committees and task forces
  • Assisting with tools and resources needed for orientations, trainings and conferences
  • Developing, deploying and reporting on results from various program evaluation surveys via SurveyMonkey
  • Reviewing and comparing data across several dimensions including time, geography, various data sources (both public and private databases) and integrate into data model 
  • Assisting with oversight of documents, calendars and news updates for intranet site
  • Assisting with chapter grants and scholarship program
  • Assisting with department expense reporting
  • Supporting with incoming and outgoing communication and correspondence (written and oral)
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the non-profit sector, either through coursework or employment experience
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with chapter information
  • Detail-oriented with a strong ability to plan, prioritize, and multi-task
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal phone skills
  • Proficiency in MS Suite and internet research tools
  • Demonstrates analytical skills with ability to summarize data and present in an effective and clear manner
  • Familiarity with Raiser's Edge software preferred, although not required
  • Some volunteer experience preferred, although not required

Education/Experience: The ideal intern will be a Junior or Senior working toward a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or higher; Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.

How to Apply:

Please follow the link below to apply on our website:

https://jobs.wish.org/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3...

Community Relations/Development Intern — St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 28, 2016
Position Description:

About St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance

St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance, the world’s first food bank, is a non-sectarian, nonprofit organization that alleviates hunger by efficiently gathering and distributing food to the hungry while encouraging self-sufficiency, collaboration, advocacy and education. Serving two-thirds of Arizona’s 15 counties, the organization is committed to volunteerism, building community relationships and improving the quality of life for Arizonans in need.

Position Description:

St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance is seeking a college student who is interested in serving as an intern and providing a wide range of database, research, administrative and general support to the St. Mary’s Community Relations and Development departments. In return, St. Mary’s will provide an opportunity for the intern to gain experience in and familiarity with areas such as marketing, project management, fundraising, community outreach, and day-to-day operations of a nonprofit organization. The Community Relations/Development intern will report to the Marketing Specialist and will support the entire community relations/development team.

Hours, Start Date and Duration

This is part time internship at 15-20 hours a week, March 1-May 27, 2016. This is a paid opportunity at $12/hr

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Manage St. Mary’s Junior Hunger Heroes program

  • Work with Marketing Specialist to grow social media presence

  • Assist in organization and implementation of awareness and giving campaigns

  • Maintain website calendar

  • Attend outreach events on behalf of St. Mary’s as necessary

  • Assist development staff in entering data into The Raiser’s Edge, St. Mary’s donor database

  • Assist with mailings, filing, and special projects as needed

  • Assist the development staff in planning donor events and other activities

Position Qualifications:

Qualifications                                                                                                                       

  • Commitment to St. Mary’s mission and values

  • Strong writing and communication skills

  • Interest in marketing and fundraising

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

  • Experience with databases a plus

  • Good interpersonal skills and attention to detail

How to Apply:

To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter and resume by email to Britany Statt, Marketing Specialist at bastatt@firstfoodbank.org by February 10th.

Network Support Intern — Make-A-Wish America (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 27, 2016
Position Description:

Duration: Summer--June 6, 2016-August 12, 2016

Summary

The Make-A-Wish internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.

The Network Support Internship will provide the opportunity to support aspects of network and server performance, security, back-up, user account management, email systems, internet access, office systems and applications.

Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:

  • Assisting in overseeing the performance of the network and servers, ensuring a smooth running technology infrastructure
  • Assisting in diagnosing, troubleshooting, and resolving hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replaces components when necessary
  • Providing support on network related projects
  • Assisting in monitoring and maintaining email applications and virus protection
  • Assisting in the management and maintenance of disaster recovery systems
  • Partnering with users to resolve issues and problems they are experiencing related to system performance
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated successful problem solving abilities.
  • Experience in data analysis is helpful.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Engage effectively with professionals at all levels of the organization.
  • Organize work, prioritize, and collaborate to meet deadlines, and make timely decisions with sound judgment.
  • Some volunteer experience preferred, although not required

Education/Experience: The ideal intern will be a junior or senior working toward a Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Information Systems or related field; Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.

How to Apply:

Please follow the link below to apply on our website: 

https://jobs.wish.org/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3...

Technical Support Intern — Make-A-Wish America (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 26, 2016
Position Description:

Duration: Summer--June 6, 2016-August 12, 2016

Summary

The Make-A-Wish internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.

The IT Internship(s) will provide the opportunity to support the National Office staff with computer hardware, software and technical support needs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:

  • Learn day-to-day functions of the IT department and provide assistance in streamlining processes where applicable
  • Assist the department with new and existing projects, including hardware and software upgrades throughout the office
  • Assist with creation of instructions and how-to guides
  • Assist Help Desk with 1st level support calls
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Awareness of the PC hardware components, desktop operating system software and application software
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with information
  • Proficiency in MS Suite and internet research tools
  • Some volunteer experience preferred, although not required

Education/Experience: The ideal intern will be a junior or senior working toward a Bachelor's degree or higher; Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.

How to Apply:

Please follow the below link to apply on our website:

https://jobs.wish.org/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=2...

HR Recruitment Intern — Make-A-Wish America (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 26, 2016
Position Description:

Duration: Summer--June 6, 2016-August 12, 2016  

Summary

The Make-A-Wish internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.

The HR Recruitment Internship provides the opportunity to learn many phases of the hiring process including job recruitment, interview coordination and personnel file management. There is also the opportunity to contribute to strategic discussions regarding human resources and take part in projects that will positively impact the engagement of the employees of the Foundation.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:

  • Posting open employment opportunities, utilizing online recruitment sources and applicant tracking technologies
  • Analyzing and elevating the selection process
  • Drafting, editing and archiving job descriptions 
  • Assisting with processing background checks and telephone screenings
  • Participating in special projects as they are determined
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge and Abilities:            

  • Knowledge of human resources and interview techniques, either through coursework or professional experience
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with employee and candidate information
  • Proficiency in MS Suite and internet research tools
  • Some volunteer experience preferred, although not required

Education/Experience: The ideal intern will be a Junior or Senior working toward a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or higher, preferably with an emphasis in Human Resource Management; Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.

How to Apply:

Please follow the below link to apply on our website: 

https://jobs.wish.org/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=2...

Annual Giving & Donor Relations Intern — Make-A-Wish America (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 26, 2016
Position Description:

Duration: Summer--June 6, 2016 - August 12, 2016

Summary

The Make-A-Wish internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.

The Annual Fund and Donor Relations Internship will provide an opportunity to contribute to numerous fundraising and donor relations initiatives. The Annual Fund team secures financial support through personalized cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies throughout the year. The Annual Fund team focuses on middle donors - including individuals, small businesses, and corporate and family foundations - and utilizes giving methods that include wish sponsorship, direct mail contributions and face-to-face appointments. The Donor Relations team serves as a support function for all chapters, the Development department at the National Office and National donors of all levels. The Donor Relations team manages relationship activities and strategies which are meaningful to donors, appropriate to their level of giving, and consistent with the Foundation's fundraising goals and overall strategic plan.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:

  • Maintaining donor records in the Raiser's Edge database
  • Researching corporate and family foundations to prepare grant proposals
  • Preparing solicitation and donor relations mailings
  • Compiling data to plan new fundraising strategies
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Some knowledge of the non-profit sector, fundraising, and Raiser's Edge (or another donor database), either through coursework or professional experience
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing
  • Strong attention to detail in data maintenance and project organization
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with information and excellent customer service skills
  • Proficiency in MS Suite and internet research tools
  • Some volunteer experience preferred, although not required

Education/Experience: The ideal intern will be a Junior or Senior working toward a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or higher; Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.

How to Apply:

Please follow the below link to apply on our website: 

https://jobs.wish.org/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3...

Chapter Support Mission Resources Intern — Make-A-Wish America (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 26, 2016
Position Description:

Duration: Summer--June 6, 2016 - August 12, 2016

Summary

The Make-A-Wish internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.

The Mission Resources Internship will provide the opportunity to assist the Mission Resources and Medical Eligibility and Outreach teams, within the Chapter Support department, in its efforts to advance leadership and other chapter initiatives for the Foundation's 62 chapters across the United States to optimize delivery of Make-A-Wish's mission.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:

  • Researching non-profit industry best practices and developing chapter resources and tools in the areas of wish-granting, medical outreach, leadership and volunteer management.
  • Researching chapter best practices and developing tools and resources in the areas of wish granting, volunteer management and medical outreach.
  • Developing chapter tools and resources to facilitate wish granting at chapters across the country.
  • Assisting with support for various national committees and task forces.
  • Assisting with tools and resources needed for orientations, trainings and national conferences.
  • Assisting with oversight of documents, calendars and news updates for intranet site
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the non-profit sector, either through coursework or employment experience
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with chapter information
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal phone skills
  • Proficiency in MS Suite and internet research tools
  • Familiarity with Raiser's Edge software preferred, although not required
  • Some volunteer experience preferred, although not required

Education/Experience: The ideal intern will be a Junior or Senior working toward a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or higher; Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.

How to Apply:

Please follow the below linke to apply on our website:

https://jobs.wish.org/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3...

Chapter Support Development Intern — Make-A-Wish America (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 26, 2016
Position Description:

Duration: Summer--June 6, 2016-August 12, 2016    

Summary

The Make-A-Wish internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.      

The Chapter Support Internship will provide the opportunity to assist the Chapter Support department in its efforts to advance leadership and other chapter initiatives for the Foundation's 62 chapters across the United States to optimize delivery of Make-A-Wish's mission.

Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:

  • Researching non-profit industry best practices and developing chapter resources and tools in the areas of fundraising, leadership and governance
  • Assisting with support for various national committees and task forces
  • Assisting with tools and resources needed for orientations, trainings and conferences
  • Assisting with oversight of documents, calendars and news updates for intranet site
  • Building reports and supporting project work plans
  • Supporting with incoming and outgoing communication and correspondence (written and oral)
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the non-profit sector, either through coursework or employment experience
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with chapter information
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal phone skills
  • Proficiency in MS Suite and internet research tools
  • Proficiency in managing and building out spreadsheets
  • Some volunteer experience preferred, although not required

Education/Experience: The ideal intern will be a Junior or Senior working toward a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or higher; Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.

How to Apply:

Please follow the below link to apply on our website:

https://jobs.wish.org/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3...

Visual Communications Intern — Make-A-Wish America (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 26, 2016
Position Description:

Duration: Summer--June 6, 2016-August 12, 2016

Summary

The Make-A-Wish internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.

The Visual Communication Internship will provide the opportunity to assist the creative services team develop top-quality design for internal and external audiences. The intern's work will help tell the Foundation's visual story to potential supporters.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:

  • Assisting Design managers with current projects
  • Contributing to project brainstorms
  • Helping to build InDesign templates for chapters and sponsors
  • Researching new design trends
  • Contributing to long-term projects
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the non-profit sector, either through coursework or employment experience
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality with wish family, sponsor and donor information
  • Able to adapt quickly to project management procedures and software
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
  • Experience with HTML coding and other digital programs
  • Working knowledge of video software is preferred but not required

Education/Experience: The ideal intern will be a Junior or Senior working toward a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or higher in Graphic Design, Visual Communications, or related field; Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.

How to Apply:

Please follow the below link to apply on our website:

https://jobs.wish.org/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=3...

Communications Intern — Make-A-Wish America (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 26, 2016
Position Description:

Duration: Summer--June 6, 2016-August 12, 2016  

Summary

The Make-A-Wish(r) internship program is designed for current undergraduate or graduate students who have a goal of being a leader in the non-profit sector. The purpose of the internship program is to help undergraduate and/or graduate students further cultivate their skills through a real-life work experience.

The Communications Internship will provide the opportunity to work collaboratively with the National Communications Team at the headquarters of Make-A-Wish America in Phoenix, Arizona and regularly interface with the Marketing, Creative Services and Entertainment and Sports Relations teams. The intern will participate in a variety of tasks including, but not limited to, writing, researching, tracking and enacting media plans and activities as well as supporting the organization's internal communications strategy. This internship provides the opportunity to support important external and internal national communications initiatives for one of the nation's strongest and most visible non-profit brands.

Throughout the internship, duties and responsibilities could include:

  • Drafting news releases, media alerts and other communications materials
  • Developing daily, weekly and monthly internal communications materials
  • Proofreading, fact-checking and editing communications materials
  • Conducting research related to major projects, campaigns or events
  • Helping identify, plan, and implement new communication strategies, platforms and tactics
  • Building and maintaining targeted media contact databases
  • Conducting media outreach
  • Performing print, broadcast and online media monitoring and measurement
  • Supporting team during crisis management situations
Position Qualifications:

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of media, public relations and non-profit operations either through coursework or employment experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and knowledge of AP Style
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Proficient in MS Suite and internet research tools

Education/Experience: The ideal intern will be a Junior or Senior working toward a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or higher in Communications, Journalism, English or a related field; Knowledge of and experience with the Make-A-Wish mission and service population is preferred.

How to Apply:

Please follow the below link to apply on our website:

https://jobs.wish.org/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=2...

Events & Development Internship — Adaptive Sports Center (Crested Butte, Colorado)

Date Posted: January 22, 2016
Position Description:

The Adaptive Sports Center of Crested Butte is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities through outdoor adventure activities. We are seeking an Events and Development Intern for the 2016 summer season.

The Events & Development Intern is responsible for assisting the Development Department in planning and implementing our two primary fundraising events, the Crested Butte Open and Bridges of the Butte, and assisting in the office where needed on database, grant management, administrative and other special projects.

This position will provide a hands on opportunity for a young professional who is interested in learning about event planning and the day-to-day operations of a non-profit organization. Fundraising is key to the success of any non-profit organization and is a valuable skill to add to any resume. The Events & Development Intern will have the opportunity to work closely with experienced development professionals, learn about event planning, grant writing and the operation of a non-profit organization.

This position reports to the Events & Development Manager, Emily Girdwood.

Specific duties may include:

  • Assist with coordinating all event logistics including guest lists, sponsorship, mailings, marketing, programs, volunteers, staffing, donations, and more.
  • Assist with development office donor research, outreach and acknowledgments.
  • Complete one grant application on behalf of the organization
  • Work with staff in other departments on various tasks, as needed.

Benefits:

Housing:
Intern housing is provided by the Adaptive Sports Center. All interns will live together in the Adaptive Building located in the town of Crested Butte. The ASC will dictate the terms of the lease. Intern housing is valued at $500/month with utilities included. Laundry is available on site. Interns will be asked to provide the ASC with a refundable security deposit of $600 each. The deposit check is held through the end of the season and will only be deposited if charges are acquired.

Stipend:
$250/mo

Position Qualifications:
  • Interest in and/or knowledge of event planning and non-profit development practices.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize and perform a wide variety of tasks over the course of the workday.
  • Motivation, enthusiasm and a willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong computer competency; proficiency in Word and Excel (experience with mail merge function a plus).
  • Organizational and general office skills.

Additional Skills Preferred:

  • Photography
  • Familiarity with Constant Contact
  • Familiarity with database applications
  • Experience with people with disabilities
How to Apply:

Please submit cover letter, resume, and 2 references to Emily Girdwood, Events & Development Manager, at emily@adaptivesports.org.

All internships can be found on our website at http://www.adaptivesports.org/get-involved/internships.

Unpaid Internships

Community Development Intern — Arthritis Foundation (Phoenix)

Date Posted: January 29, 2016
Position Description:

Interested in getting hands on experience in the non profit sector to strenghten your resume? The Arthritis Foundation gives interested students the opportunity to obtain experience in the managent of special events such as the Walk To Cure Arthritis, gala, Jingle Bell Run/Walk, and provides assistance with special fundraising projects and strategies to meet revenue goals. The student has an opportunity to be mentored by both the Executive Director and Development Director. 

Position Qualifications:

Team player with the ability to work with all levels of staff, volunteers and the general public

Strong communication, presentation and organizational skills 

Ability to work independently

Must have a valid driver's license

Previous experience in fundraising and special events will give the student to work on more advance projects

How to Apply:

Interested students please send your resume with cover letter to: Isela Monterrosas, Director of Community Engagement 

imonterrosas@arthritis.org or call 714-709-6522 to schedule a telephone interview

Student Intern — Scottsdale Neighborhood Arts Place, Inc. (SNAP) (Scottsdale)

Date Posted: January 27, 2016
Position Description:

Get your feet wet with a young nonprofit and a small working Board. Local arts nonprofit in South Scottsdale; nine years old; we meet regularly and your job would be to assist with mailings, data entry, event assistance, rental assistance for instructors and overall blanket-learning of how we operate. Job duties are available for as many hours as you would like to volunteer, but supervision will be necessary (initially) and we/staff are not available daily. This internship may be 2 days weekly or as needed. We request an in person interview prior to hiring and 3 reference letters.

Position Qualifications:

Works well with others and easily has a command of spoken & written English language. Enjoys the arts in general, but not necessarily an artist.

Has a global understanding of Newsletters, Constant Contact and data entry.

Works well autonomously with little oversight necessary. Attention to detail required and a willingness to help with small office tasks which may include even dumping the recycle bin or shredding documents.

This job may start any time and is flexible with hours and ending date as well.

How to Apply:

Email Lisa Sampson, Founding member and Director of Marketing/PR & Programming, at info@yoursnap.org

Human Resources Internship — Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (Scottsdale)

Date Posted: January 20, 2016
Position Description:

PRIMARY FUNCTION:  The Human Resources Intern is responsible for assisting Human Resources Director with all aspects of volunteer and employment. 

KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):

  • Screen applicants and volunteers by conducting backgrounds, references, and employment checks
  • Attend job and volunteer fairs
  • Post all job vacancies on our Applicant Tracking System and external job boards
  • Post open job positions on social media
  • Post and update information and updates on our intranet
  • Contact applicants for scheduling for drug screen, backgrounds, and orientation
  • Complete all required items for employee to be hired including reference checks and employment verification
  • Assist with orientation and onboarding process with all new hires
  • Help maintain all items needed for employee and volunteer files
  • Scan employee and volunteer items into systems
  • Assist with items to train staff including scheduling and ordering lunches
  • Complete additional tasks/projects as needed
Position Qualifications:

MINIMUM SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE:

  • High school diploma, college degree preferred
  • Previous Human Resources experience
  • Possess valid driver's license and willingness to travel within service area
  • Desire and ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality of all internal and personnel affairs
  • Must have computer experience to include word, excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Great organizational skills and very detail oriented
How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to resumes@bgcs.org

Advocacy and Education Intern — Arizona Burn Foundation (Phoenix, AZ)

Date Posted: January 19, 2016
Position Description:

Arizona Burn Foundation is seeking an intern who will work within the foundation's advocacy and education programs. Specifically the intern will gain skills in coordinating and managing a community outreach program involving both local fire departments and volunteers. ABF's Community Smoke Alarm Installation program has installed over 14,000 FREE smoke alarms since 2006. This spring the intern will help coordinate at least two Saturday events and manage the volunteers. The intern will also need to be available to work at least 5 hours each week durng business hours. For more information about Arizona Burn Foundation, please visit www.azburn.org 

Position Qualifications:

Arizona Burn Foundation seeks someone who has at least completed their freshman year, preferably in a nonprofit area of studies. Must be available on Saturdays until 1pm and at least one day during the week for up to 5 hours. Must have reliable transportation and be able to lift at least 25 pounds. 

How to Apply:

Interested candicates can send their resume and letter of inquiry to Mik Milem at mik.milem@azburn.org

Non-Profit Management Intern — Operation Welcome Home AZ (Gilbert)

Date Posted: January 13, 2016
Position Description:

Intern will work on a variety of projects including creating presentations, communicating with volunteers and other organizations, helping plan events, writing for grants, producing marketing materials.
Learning outcomes are broad including proper business communication etiquette, crafting meaningful and audience oriented presentations, reaching contributors through social media,
The organization is working on a specific project to bring to the state of Arizona a Welcome Home Veterans Park with the anchor being an 80% scaled version of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in DC. Projects and assignments will be coordinated with committees working on fundraising, design and construction, PR, events, and programming. This is broad and will allow the intern to work on those areas that interest them most.

Position Qualifications:

Interns for Non-profit management will be expected to wear many hats.  A well rounded individual who is comfortable working individually or in a team environment.  This intern will be expected to do research as well as be outgoing and be able to work with others to brainstorm and execute projects.  Intern will touch many non-profit functions from fundraising to event planning, to communication with donors, a little bit of marketing and communications, presentation development, and operations and process improvement.

How to Apply:

Please email resume to:

info@owhaz.org