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Program Officer, Great Learning
William Penn Foundation
The Program Officer will be a member of the Great Learning program team, playing a key role in supporting the team’s goal of increasing the number of children from low-income families in Philadelphia who experience academic success from early childhood through high school.
The Program Officer will be the lead individual responsible for managing and developing a portfolio of grants to expand access to high quality early childhood education centers. The individual will identify opportunities to expand high quality centers, improve the quality of existing centers, and support the development of the necessary systems that enhance and maintain quality in programs that serve young children from low-income families.
In addition, the Program Officer will have leadership responsibility for a portfolio of grants that seeks to build a continuum of model programs that prepare early childhood educators to deliver high-quality instruction. This will include identification of the strongest preparation programs, supporting leadership opportunities for educators, and identifying opportunities and barriers to improvements in teacher preparation.
Overall, the Program Officer will be expected to serve as a key source of expertise within and outside the Foundation for knowledge and information about the elements of high quality early childhood education programs and systems.
Finally, the Program Officer will support the Great Learning team in other areas of work focused on supporting the learning and development of children up to age 8. This may include efforts related to early literacy instruction, family engagement, and other areas of Foundation investment.
The duties include, but are not limited to:
How to Apply
The William Penn Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and considers applications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation. All who believe they meet the stated qualifications are invited to apply.
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Vice President of Advancement
Women Against Abuse
Provide and ensure mission-focused vision and leadership to achieve and maintain excellence in organizational fundraising and communications, with a focus on face to face major donor solicitation. The VP will lead the effort to increase and diversify Women Against Abuse’s revenue to ensure the organization’s sustainability while lessening its dependence on government funds, and will serve as a major gifts officer. They will directly supervise 3 members of the Advancement department (total departmental staff of 5), be a member of the Executive and Senior Management Teams and work closely with the Development & Events Committees of the Board, as well as the Honorary Council, and develop and ensure fundraising strategies to drive and achieve the organization’s mission and Strategic Plan. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, expanding our major donor program, giving circle, and planned giving program; Facilitating donor cultivation meetings and building a robust framework for major gifts; Preparing the Executive Director and Board leadership for donor visits with detailed prospect reports and strategy; Expanding foundation support to include national private funders; Ensuring continued success & growth of the Agency’s hallmark fundraising event, Dish It Up; Leading the marketing and communication effort to elevate the profile of the organization; and serving as the media liaison and overseeing crisis communications. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, expanding our major donor program, giving circle, and planned giving program; Facilitating donor cultivation meetings and building a robust framework for major gifts; Preparing the Executive Director and Board leadership for donor visits with detailed prospect reports and strategy; Expanding foundation support to include national private funders; Ensuring continued success & growth of the Agency’s hallmark fundraising event, Dish It Up; Leading the marketing and communication effort to elevate the profile of the organization; and serving as the media liaison and overseeing crisis communications. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model.
How to Apply
Please email your resume, cover letter as well as salary requirements to the Vice President of Human Resources: firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Policy & Communications
Urban Affairs Coalition
The Director of Policy and Communications identifies, researches, develops and evaluates issue and program policy, examining the relationships between homelessness, drugs and alcohol, behavioral health and other social determinants of health to support effective and efficient programs. The Director develops communications and issue campaigns utilizing both traditional and new media. The Director handles press and other media inquiries as appropriate.
The Director of Policy and Communications is a key member of the management team who participates fully in establishing and accomplishing program priorities, developing and managing the budget for the policy and communications programs, and assisting in raising funds to carry out the programs.
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Send cover letter and resume along with salary requirements to: Michael Hinson, Executive Director of SELF at: email@example.com
Director of Development
Partners for Sacred Places
Partners for Sacred Places seeks candidates for the full-time position of Director of Development to work closely with the President, Partners’ program and regional staff, and Board members to achieve the organization’s annual and long-term goals for grants and gifts. This position will be required to maintain Partners’ existing portfolio of institutional funders and donors, and aggressively expand this portfolio to support the organization’s ambitious growth goals. This position is ideal for a candidate with several years of demonstrated success in grant research, proposal writing, individual donor relations, and work with program staff to develop new streams of grant support.
To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and two development writing samples to Bob Jaeger, President, at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please. EOE.
Director, Philanthropic Initiatives
The Director of Philanthropic Initiatives will work closely with the Director of Advancement in all phases of the advancement program. The primary focus is to develop a portfolio of individual major giving prospects. This role will be responsible for cultivating relationships with annual, major and planned giving prospects and engaging them further in Melmark's mission.
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Please send your resume to email@example.com.
Foundations Community Partnership Announces: FCP Conversations Online: Bucks County Non-Profit Leaders
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com.
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:
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.