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Employment

Executive Director

The Bucks County Choral Society (BCCS) is opening its search for an Executive Director to manage all administrative aspects of the Society.  BCCS is seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic leader with a passion for the performing arts. The ideal candidate will come with a proven record in fund-raising and audience development, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, along with experience with managing budgets, staff, and working with a large group of dedicated volunteers. 

Founded in 1973, the Bucks County Choral Society is an auditioned volunteer choir based in Doylestown, PA, near Philadelphia with a current annual budget of $285,000. Under the direction of Artistic Director Thomas Lloyd, the 100 voice choir performs in venues throughout Bucks County, and is widely recognized as the area's premiere large choral ensemble. The mission of the Bucks County Choral Society is to give memorable performances of outstanding choral music and to enrich the community through the choral music experience. In fulfillment of that mission, the BCCS performs an extensive repertoire of music ranging from classical to contemporary, including pieces by local composers as well as works specially commissioned for the group.  In addition to its annual four-concert subscription series, BCCS serves the community through scholarship programs and solo performance opportunities for young singers, as well as through its acclaimed "Singing for Seniors" program, which involves hundreds of local seniors in choral singing through two annual festival-workshops. The choir has also traveled and performed internationally and at conferences of Chorus America.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.  More information about the position can be found in the attached job description, and about BCCS at www.buckschoral.org.  Candidate review will begin on April 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Executive Director

Greater Harleysville and North Penn Senior Services is seeks an experienced individual for the position of Executive Director.  The executive director is responsible for creative development, implementation and evaluation of strategic and programmatic plans; management of multiple internal and external constituencies: board, staff, media contacts, partner agencies, external corporations and volunteers; Building, maintenance, and leveraging positive relationships to reach goals; understanding and evaluating data to solve problems in a timely, effective manner; Translating goals into achievable actions; representing Greater Harleysville and North Penn Senior Services with professionalism, integrity, and credibility

 

The qualifications for this position are at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college /university and several years’ experience in some managerial capacity. Past experience in social work, mental health, counseling, gerontology, health care or non-profit management would be considered advantageous. Since this job would require considerable interface with many people of different backgrounds, we would be looking for a person who is personable, a team player and who would be able to easily exude enthusiasm among members and supporters of our surrounding communities, our members as well as our potential and existing donors.

 

Application Information:

Full job posting and application

https://www.indeed.com/q-The-Peak-Center-l-Lansdale,-PA-jobs.html?vjk=52b1166df4cfde35


Assistant Director for Training and Development

The Penn Center for Community Health Workers is looking for an Assistant Director for Training and Development

 

About the position: If you’re interested in spearheading the training department of a national healthcare organization committed to social justice, this is the job for you! Our organization has developed a successful Community Health Worker (CHW) model, and there is growing demand from organizations across the country to replicate the model in their local communities. We’re looking to hire an energetic, creative, organized individual to lead these efforts. In this role, you will design and lead trainings to prepare organizations to successfully adapt and adopt the IMPaCT model; consult to partner organizations to help them troubleshoot problems; design and develop tools and products to scale our work; and hire, train and supervise other trainers to support the growth of the department. This is a key role in a fast-growing organization.

 

About the organization: Penn Center for Community Health Workers is a national center of excellence for Community Health Worker (CHW) research, application and dissemination. We developed IMPaCT, a CHW model which hires people from within local communities to provide social support, advocacy and navigation to high-risk individuals. The program has served more than 6,000 people in Philadelphia and is scientifically proven to improve patients’ post-hospital primary care access, chronic disease control, and mental health while reducing hospital admissions by 30%. More than 1,000 organizations have accessed our CHW toolkit (http://chw.upenn.edu/tools) and we provide technical assistance to help organizations around the country create, launch and sustain effective CHW programs. We are part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, which provides competitive salaries and exceptional benefits, including contribution to your retirement plan, a professional development stipend and an annual tuition benefit.

 

To Apply:

Send a cover letter and resume to Chanel Ortiz at chanel.ortiz@uphs.upenn.edu with the subject line “Training Director.”

Please label attachments as follows:

“LastnameFirstname_TDcoverletter”

“LastnameFirstname_TDresume”


Assistant to the Executive Director

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to defending liberty, freedom of speech, due process, academic freedom, legal equality, and freedom of conscience on our nation’s college campuses. Please visit thefire.org to gain a sense of our work and mission.

 

FIRE is seeking an Assistant to the Executive Director with strong writing skills who will be in charge of a wide range of responsibilities, but most importantly, thinking creatively about ways to help the Executive Director be efficient and effective in executing his duties and responsibilities.

Responsibilities for the Assistant to the Executive Director will include, but are not limited to:

  • Organizing daily agendas and actively maintaining the Executive Director’s schedule;
  • Scheduling and facilitating media appearances, speeches, and confirming appointments with FIRE allies and donors;
  • Making and preparing all travel arrangements and expense reports;
  • Maintaining the Executive Director’s contacts;
  • Managing the coordination between the Executive Director and FIRE staff, including Vice Presidents and Directors;
  • Assisting with writing, copy editing, and conducting research for articles, emails, letters, and speeches and scheduling publication for articles;
  • Taking notes in meetings for the Executive Director and making sure action items are followed through on.

The assistant will also be involved in many other administrative and programming areas of the organization, which include responsibilities such as:

  • Interacting with FIRE’s Board of Directors;
  • Spearheading important, specialized projects;
  • Checking and approving expense reports for FIRE staffers;
  • Maintaining the organization-wide calendar and tracking organization goals;
  • Tracking organization-wide metrics for grant reporting;
  • Maintaining various business insurance information and coordinating renewal;
  • Preparing lobbying disclosure and inspecting lobbying reports.

The assistant will also have the chance to be creative and take personal initiative when completing special projects. This is also a unique opportunity for the individual to grow professionally, not only within the position itself, but within the organizational structure of FIRE.

There may be some occasional work on weekends and evenings and, although projected to be rare, this position may be required to be available in the event of an emergency. This position will not usually travel with the Executive Director, but some travel will occasionally be necessary.

The expected start date for this position is early June.

 

Applicants should provide a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and contact information for at least two professional references. All applications are confidential. Please address applications to Peyton Cudaback, Director of Human Resources. Applications can be emailed to hr@thefire.org.


Director of Education and Outreach

The National Liberty Museum in historic Philadelphia brings liberty to life through stories of people whose character and courage have expanded liberty for all. The Museum’s exhibits, educational experiences and public programs inspire visitors to think about liberty as an ongoing human quest that we all share. Since opening in 2000, the Museum has become known for innovative, high quality and cutting edge school, adult, community and outreach programs. As member of the leadership team, this person will help the Museum reach its pivotal goal of becoming the region’s leading learning center and key attraction.

Key Responsibilities: The Director of Education and Outreach will grow, develop and manage the educational initiatives of the Museum, including tours, extended learning experiences and the Young Heroes Outreach Program. Candidates should have a demonstrated knowledge and experience with developing new educational programs; curriculum development; hiring and managing staff; budget development; and developing relationships that help enhance the Museum’s goals.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred; preferably in education with an emphasis on program design and evaluation
  • 3 - 5+ years of proven supervisory experience of a modest-sized staff required 
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a museum or other non-profit organization, with experience in program development and oversight
  • Classroom teaching experience, or experience providing educational programming at a museum preferred 
  • Effective facilitation, polished writing and public speaking skills required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel; Google applications and ALTRU proficiency is beneficial
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

 

VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

Volunteer in the Arts - Be a Project Stream Grant Panelist

 

Each year the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance seeks individuals to serve on a Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Advisory Panel.

 

Serving on a panel can be an exciting and rewarding volunteer experience! You'll have a chance to meet new people from a variety of backgrounds while supporting the communities in which you live and/or work. Panelists get a unique look at the grantmaking process and learn about the many creative ways artists and arts organizations are making a difference locally.

 

We're currently accepting applications for our Project Stream panels in August 2018. Panels will be held in Center City Philadelphia on August 13, 14, and 15! If selected, you will serve one full day, from 8am-5pm. 

https://www.philaculture.org/programs/grantmaking/panelists


Nonprofit Board of Director positions:

 

Girls Empowered, Inc. (www.girlsempowered.org) 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, and 6) Demonstrate afirm willingness to serve.  Interested applicants should contact Dawn Haaz at dawn@girlsempowered.org.


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/


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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