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Employment

Grant Writer

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Foundation is looking for a full time Grant Writer, to report to the Executive Director.  The Grant Writer is responsible for grant development and related activities for the NCCN Foundation including research and identification of new grant opportunities. This position presents a unique opportunity to build a career with a premier organization in a significant growth phase. We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits.

 

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

We require a BA/BS in Communications, Journalism, Writing, Public Health or related field with equivalent work experience and 3-5 years’ experience with grant writing in healthcare-related organization required.  Experience with oncology highly desirable.

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Proficient in MS Office products, especially Word and Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to synthesize high level information into clear, persuasive written content
  • Strong proofreading and absolute attention to detail
  • WebEx, donor database/CRM , and online grant management system experience a plus
  • Must be willing to travel on occasion

Send resume with salary history to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please. This position is located in Fort Washington, PA.

 

Development Director

The Clay Studio, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with a focus on the ceramic arts, seeks a dynamic and entrepreneurial Director of Development to lead our annual fundraising efforts and play a lead role in a recently launched capital campaign. This is a great opportunity to show your professional skills with individual donors, institutional giving, and special events, while working with a high-achieving team. The successful candidate will be adept at motivating others including donors, staff, board, and direct reports.

The Director of Development plays a leadership role in formulating strategies that support the annual fundraising goals as well as the expansion of the organization’s contributed income.  S/he collaborates with the President, Senior Staff and Board members to create, communicate and implement our development activities. S/he is responsible for meeting and expanding all contributed income budget goals.

The Clay Studio is in an extended period of growth including the recent launch of a capital campaign and plans to relocate into a new facility by 2020.  The Director of Development will play a key role in driving fundraising effectiveness, community awareness, and growth on a new scale.  To be successful, the person in this position will be entrepreneurial, knowledgeable about key fundraising methods, adaptive, highly energetic, and eager to take on new challenges.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess a broad understanding of philanthropic practice, have a track record of meeting annual fundraising expectations, and demonstrate a proven history of increasing contributed income.   S/he will be a strategic thinker with an entrepreneurial approach to fundraising.    Outgoing personalities are encouraged!   CFRE is preferred and/or a track record of fundraising results.

To Apply

In order to be considered, please submit the following information: Cover letter outlining qualifications and salary expectations Professional resume Three relevant references Relevant writing samples of a successful grant and a donor solicitation letter

Submit to Charity Thackston, charity@theclaystudio.org.  No phone calls, please.

Deadline:  Review of applications will begin immediately with deadline of August 17th or until the position is filled.

 

Student Services & Operations Manager

The Conservatory seeks to hire a full-time Student Services & Operations Manager. This position is responsible for the registration process, daily administration functions of the front desk, and maintaining customer service standards. This position is the liaison between the parents, faculty and staff.

 

Candidates should be very organized, customer service focused, likes to work within a process oriented work flow, have excellent follow through, and the ability to manage a large volume of detail with a high degree of accuracy. The position works closely with the Executive Director, Program & Administrative Manager, 2 evening/weekend registrars and faculty.  This position is also asked to represent The Conservatory at events and meetings that may fall outside the normal working hours. This position reports to the Executive Director.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Arts Administration, Business, or other related degree
  • 2-5 years’ experience in customer service or related positions
  • A thorough understanding of and the ability to deliver responsive and exceptional customer service
  • Desire and ability to work as part of a team
  • Strong business acumen with proven leadership and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized with an ability to work on multiple detailed projects simultaneously
  • Polished, professional and polite personal presentation at all times
  • Works well under pressure
  • Background in music and/or art is a plus
  • Comfortable working with database, Filemaker platform
  • Microsoft Office Suite

To Apply

Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to rgallagher@myconservatory.org Include Student Services & Operations Manager in the subject line.  No phone calls please. The position will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found. The Conservatory is an EOE/educational organization.

 

Program & Administrative Manager

The Conservatory seeks to hire a full-time Program & Administrative Manager. This position is responsible for the development, administration and management of the music, visual art, arts therapy and outreach programs of The Conservatory, scheduling, delivery and infrastructure; personnel management; assistance with program promotion and events/outreach coordination; and various additional administrative tasks.

 

Candidates should be very organized, customer service friendly, likes to work with deadlines, have excellent follow through, and the ability to manage a large volume of detail with a high degree of accuracy. The position works closely with the Executive Director, Student Services & Operations Manager, faculty and is the liaison to The Conservatory’s offsite programs. This position is also asked to represent The Conservatory at events and meetings that may fall outside the normal working hours. This position reports to the Executive Director.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Arts Administration, Business, Music Education/Performance or Art Education
  • 2-5 years’ experience in arts/music education or related field
  • Well-developed interpersonal and relationship building skills for internal and external interaction
  • Desire and ability to work as part of a team
  • Strong business acumen with proven leadership and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized with an ability to work on multiple detailed projects simultaneously
  • Polished, professional and polite personal presentation at all times
  • Works well under pressure
  • Comfortable working with database, Filemaker platform
  • Microsoft Office Suite

To Apply

Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to  rgallagher@myconservatory.org. Include Program & Administrative Manager in the subject line.  No phone calls please. The position will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found.

 

Community Support Worker/DSP
As a Community Support Worker for Values in Action, you will be providing direct supporting for individuals with disabilities, on a one to one basis, in their own homes and communities. Services include direct support in the form of community involvement and/or accommodation with all activities of daily living including personal care, communication, transportation and inclusive social and recreational activities.

Many part-time opportunities are available. Exact hours and duties vary depending on person supported. Flexible availability is preferred. Various hours available.

 

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license/clean driving record
  • Access to a reliable vehicle, proof of current vehicle registration, inspection, and insurance
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment background screening (state and federal criminal check and child abuse history report)

Compensation: $10 an hour plus mileage reimbursement

 

Executive Director

Keystone Opportunity Center is seeking an Executive Director who will be primary responsibility for implementation of the mission of Keystone Opportunity Center (KOC) through programs addressing food insecurity, supported and affordable housing and adult literacy.  To meet that responsibility, the Director must recruit, supervise and develop professional and support employees.  The Director must also assure financial support for the programs through public and private grants and other funding sources.  In addition, the Director must convey the importance of the mission to the communities served.

Candidates must demonstrate a combination of education and experience suitable for the position.

Specific Responsibilities

  1. Provide oversight of the activities of KOC including establishment, implementation, management, review and evaluation of programs.
  2. Manage the agency fiscal operations and provide financial reports to the Board.
  3. Hire, supervise, evaluate, develop and terminate staff within the policies and budget approved by the Board.
  4. Assure development of KOC staff and provide opportunities for professional growth.
  5. Work with the Board to develop and oversee their implementation of the policies necessary for the management of the KOC.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the mission.
  2. An understanding of managing a charitable nonprofit organization in Pennsylvania.
  3. An understanding of public and private grant makers.
  4. Skill in information gathering, analysis and utilization, particularly with regard to finance.
  5. An ability to work independently within the framework of policies.
  6. An ability to negotiate beneficial relationships with organizations and individuals that will build the capacity of KOC to deliver its mission.
  7. An ability to be a visionary for the potential of KOC and communicate the vision to those inside and outside the organization
  8. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel, Quick Books, and Volgistics. Familiarity with Bucks and Montgomery County Homeless Management Information Systems and PA Education Data System.
  9. Sophisticated in change management.

We are looking for an individual who will bring a passion for the mission and a sense of humor

To apply:  http://keystoneopportunity.org/instructions-applying-executive-director-role/

 


Foundations Community Partnership Announces: FCP Conversations Online:  Bucks County Non-Profit Leaders

We’re delighted to announce the launch of “FCP Conversations Online” a new digital broadcast series!

Each Conversation Online features a non-profit leader in Bucks County. The purpose of the broadcast is to educate the community about today’s issues, local programs that are making a difference, and how anyone can be part of the solution.

Click on the “listen” to jump to our Youtube channel or view the latest interviews below! Once you’re there, be sure to click on “subscribe” so you won’t miss an episode!

http://www.fcpartnership.org/latest-news/fcp-conversations-online/


BOARD OF DIRECTOR POSITIONS/GROUPS/VOLUNTEER

 

Girls Empowered is a new nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering girls from elementary through high school by offering workshops and other special programs in the community on relevant topics for girls today.  We are now forming a board of directors and looking for a diverse group of women and men to serve.  Qualifications include: 1) Must be a minimum of 21 years of age, 2) Reside or work in Bucks County, PA, 3) Demonstrate a clear understanding of the mission of Girls Empowered and a desire to work towards this mission, 4) Demonstrate a clear understanding of the workings of a nonprofit organization, 5) Be able to commit to raising or donating a minimum of $500 to Girls Empowered annually, 6) Demonstrate a firm willingness to serve, and 7) Must not be holding a director position for another nonprofit organization.  Interested applicants should contact Dawn Haaz at dawn@girlsempowered.net.

 

iRun4Life, a local Bucks County organization is seeking to expand their Board of Directors, specifically to fill the position of Secretaty.  iRun4Life is a nonprofit organization established to assist elementary schools in promoting fun, noncompetitive running programs that combat childhood obesity.

For more information about the organization and responsibilities of board members, please contact Judy Wexler at judy@irun4life.com

 

Potential Inc., Do you know someone with autism? If you are someone who wants to see people with autism reach their full potential, our board might be right for you. Can you reply yes to two or more of the following descriptors? Then you might be right for our board.

                -Live within a 20 mile radius of Potential Inc.
                -Have knowledge of financial statements
                -Have expertise in either event planning or law
                -Have previous board experience
                -Have strong community connections
                -Are willing to speak on behalf of our organization and share our mission
                -Are a family member of a person with autism

 

Mission - Potential Inc. seeks to assist individuals with autism in reaching their educational, social, and emotional potential by focusing on applying and conducting scientific research. Potential, Inc. is dedicated to providing high quality direct services, consultation, community outreach, and education for families and professionals.

 

We are a small board and all board members serve on at least one committee. The time commitment is approximately 2 hours per month. We hold board meetings every other month and committee meetings are the month in between board meetings. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Interested parties may contact Kristine Quinby at kquinby@potentialinc.org or 215-579-0670.

 

Volunteer Executive Consultants (VEC), a program of RSVP of Montgomery County, is seeking business and academic professionals (both active and retired) to volunteer to provide management consulting to nonprofits throughout the Delaware Valley. Consultations are provided in the following areas: board development, business and strategic planning, grant writing, finance, fund raising, HR, IT, marketing, PR, social media, facilities planning, nonprofit start-up, etc. Typical projects last 3-12 months and require 10-20 hours a month of volunteer time. To get more information, please contact Ruth Cella, VEC Program Manager, at ruthc@rsvpmc.org.

Advocates for the Homeless & Those in Need (AHTN) is a 100% volunteer 501c(3) nonprofit looking for board members to meet a minimum of six times per year. We serve the Bucks County area, with most of its clients being served in Lower Bucks County. 

The mission of AHTN is to help the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless attain self-sufficiency by offering, with dignity and compassion, food, clothing, and resources for shelter, housing, employment, medical aid, and other services. We also provide opportunities for all God's children to be a part of this mission by using the gifts they have been given to help others.

For more information on the organization and the Board of Directors, please contact Penny Martin at:

advocates4homeless@gmail.com


Numerous nonprofits have indicated to us that they are in search of Board members with various backgrounds. If you have an interest in joining a Board, please let the Catalyst Center for Nonprofit Management know and we will help to match you up with a nonprofit whose mission you are interested in.

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