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Employment

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

 

Enhanced Community Support Worker or LPN

Values in Action is currently seeking multiple Enhanced Habilitation Workers to assist a young man with intellectual and physical disabilities to live a self-determined life. He is seeking staff who are community minded and love to be out and about exploring the city while having fun. People who are willing to travel with him on public transportation (CCT) throughout the city to participate in all kinds of community activities, including enjoying pool time. People who will be able to be a partner and ally for his parents. Most importantly, people who believe in full community inclusion.

 

This is a very rewarding position and a unique opportunity for a person who wants to assist a person with all activities of daily living and to help him live a life of his choosing!

 

You Must:

  • Have a Bachelor's Degree or License in Practical Nursing
  • Be able to pass pre-employment physical exam and Mantoux test as well as criminal background check.
  • Be comfortable with attending to personal care needs (including bathing, feeding and diaper changing
Varying shifts available every day of the week between 7am-10pm

Pay rate $16.50 per hour.

 

APPLY ON-LINE for either position, for immediate consideration: http://valuesintoactionpa.org/work-with-us/

 

 

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/

 

Executive Director

Jazz Philadelphia is seeking an Executive Director to lead and implement the strategies and programs of the Jazz Philadelphia initiative.  The Executive Director will provide both high level strategic thinking and hands on facilitation of the project. (S)he will be a strong, experienced leader who, with the Jazz Philadelphia Leadership Team, will ensure the collective success of this field building effort; serve as a   public ambassador for the initiative; and develop and implement all internal and external functions, including program, finance, marketing communications, community engagement, fundraising and data management. The Executive Director will report directly to the Jazz Philadelphia Leadership Team.

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least seven years of relevant work experience, including at least two years managing a team in a fast-paced nonprofit, social enterprise, or business start-up environment; actual field building experience a plus.
  • Experience with jazz music a must.
  • Personal presence and outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to inspire confidence and collaboration among a wide range of stakeholder groups.
  • Strong strategy and planning skills, including an ability to think strategically on both organizational and systemic levels.
  • At least four years of fundraising experience and demonstrated success in cultivating donor and sponsor relationships.
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills with different types of audiences.
  • Experience with project management and/or stakeholder management.
  • Strong data experience and ability to oversee a shared measurement system.
  • Comfort with ambiguity and the ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment; willingness to “roll up one’s sleeves” and extend beyond formal responsibilities based on the needs of the work.

To Apply:  Please Send Resume and Salary Histroy To: search@stjamesstrategy.com

 

Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer

Philabundance

The Chief Financial Officer is the organization’s top financial leadership position and serves as the strategic ‘business partner’ for the Executive Director, providing managerial and operational leadership/oversight in matters pertaining to the financial and economic sustainability of the organization. The CFO is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the activities related to accounting, fiscal reporting, debt management, and treasury functions (including cash management, investments, banking relationships, business licensing administration, sales tax administration, real estate, risk management and insurance, and purchasing). This position oversees all company financial practices, including accounting department policies and procedures, preparation of budgets, development of financial reports and tax filings, and management of external/internal audit activities. The CFO is also responsible for facilitates the strategic planning process, in partnership with the Executive Director and his/her direct reports, with a particular focus on providing an economic and analytical viewpoint in this process.

Apply here: https://www.philabundance.org/contact/employment/#cfo

 

Donor Client & Support Specialist

American Red Cross

Qualifications

  • Associate Degree or equivalent combination of related education and experience required.
  • Bachelor degree in a science or health care field is preferred.
  • Minimum one year of related experience in blood banking, laboratory testing, medical      records, auditing or quality review is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Intermediate to advanced level computer skills with Microsoft Office applications in a Windows environment is required.

Responsibilities

Identify, investigate and retrieve suspect products associated with post donation information, donor deferrals, abnormal or unexpected test results, manufacturing issues and notifications from other sources. Immediately gain control of suspect products when indicated. Perform consignee notifications to gain control and retrieve suspect products. Advise regions, consignees and others to control suspect products using computer notifications, inventory systems, and telephone and e-mail systems. Respond to requests from regions and hospitals concerning bacterial contamination of components.

Maintain Blood Services records in accordance with ARCBS directives and FDA, state and federal regulations.

Research records in order to retrieve requested information. Work in a collaborative team environment in order to meet operational objectives while advancing donor and recipient safety.

Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard operating procedures, Safety Quality Identity Potency Purity (SQUIPP), regulations outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other applicable Federal, state and local regulations.

  • Identify, control and retrieve suspect products (includes gaining control, product retrieval, consignee notification, tracking responses from consignees, case review, and managing cases through to closure).
  • Follow Red Cross procedures and communicate directly and precisely with hospitals and blood services field regions to perform the retrieval of suspect products.
  • Answers donor eligibility questions and product or donor concerns from Collections staff, donors or consignees in a timely manner.
  • Reviews donor deferral records to identify suspect products.
  • Ensures timely management of product level investigation under ARC inventory.
  • Ensure notification for biologic product deviations and FDA notifications occur timely.
  • May investigate discrepancies in donor records. May correct, update and verify changes to ensure appropriate entry and confidential handling of data.
  • Performs retrieval activities related to product complaints including bacterial detection cases.
  • May assist with donor reentry and reinstatement.
  • Perform other related duties as necessary to maintain the team workflow.

To be considered for this position, please visit: www.redcross.org/jobs to apply 


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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