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Arizona Nonprofit Community Report
Improving the quality of life in communities by providing knowledge and tools that enhance nonprofit effectiveness
Arizona State University College of Public Programs

November 22, 2005

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What's New

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Annual Nonprofit Conference - December 8-9, 2005 - REGISTER NOW!

The Annual Nonprofit Conference is on course for record attendance! There are excellent conference features like the bookstore, dine-around and curbside clinic. We encourage you to reserve your seat today!

We'd like to thanks our Conference Sponsors for their investment & partnership. Sponsors include Bank of America, The Phoenix Business Journal, M&I Bank, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

  • Conference Agenda: This detailed agenda includes information on the range of topics, experienced presenters and session information.
  • Pre-Conference Sessions Topics & Descriptions: Introducing: Effective, Motivated Board Governance, Risk Management, Finance & Your Nonprofit, and The Board's Role in Fundraising
  • Workshop Topics & Descriptions: Choose from over a dozen workshops on the topic of Boards from Recruitment Strategies to Fiscal Responsibility, to Investment and Assessment!
  • Registration: If you're interested in attending please reserve your seat ASAP. Registration deadline is December 2, 2005.
Graduate Courses in Nonprofit Leadership and Management - Spring 2006

These classes will help you develop your skills to lead and manage nonprofit organizations.  Courses include: Fiscal Management, Social Entrepreneurship, Program Evaluation, Service Management, and Arts and Public Policy. For more information, visit the CNLM website: http://www.asu.edu/copp/nonprofit/edu/edu_grad.htm or call 480-965-0607. Classes start the week of January 17, 2006.


Nonprofit Management Institute (NMI)
Full Catalog Available Online Now! - START ANYTIME!

The academic year has begun, but with NMI you can start ANYTIME! The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management's professional development programs (NMI) are available in a variety of formats and topics designed for the busy working professional.

So whether you'd like to take one class on something specific like financial management, or earn a professional certificate in nonprofit management -- you can do something about it today with a simple click-through to more information.

Still not sure NMI is for you? The next information session for NMI will be held on January 10, 2006 from 5:30-6:30pm. Come out and have all your questions answered!

For more information visit http://nmi.asu.edu or call 480-965-1867.


*Register Now* - Nonprofit Enrichment Series

Are you interested in getting a lot of reliable information & resources on a specific topic, in a quick three-hour format?

Presented through the Nonprofit Management Institute by the ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management, the "Nonprofit Enrichment Series" is a monthly series of workshops on important topics. Each three-hour seminar features a video lecture presentation on the topic from a leading national expert and includes facilitated group discussion, exercises and great resource materials you'll be able to use long after the class!

Fee is $40 per segment. For more information or to register, please visit our website at http://nmi.asu.edu or contact us at 480-965-1867 - nmi@asu.edu.



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Andrew Ortiz Honored by National, Community Organizations

Andrew Ortiz, J.D., M.P.A., Project Manager for Capacity Building with the Arizona State University Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management has recently been bestowed with three special honors.

Ortiz has been selected as the recipient of the "Professional of the Year" Award from the National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations. Ortiz was the founder of Omega Delta Phi Fraternity, the first Latino fraternity on ASU's campus in 1990. Ortiz was also named recently by Association Trends Magazine as one of its 2005 "Aspiring Young Association Professionals." Ortiz has been very involved in the association community in Arizona and nationally. Finally, and most recently, Ortiz was selected to receive the 2005 Volunteer of the Year Award from the Valley of the Sun United Way. Ortiz has performed over 1000 community service hours every year since 1993.


United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona Awards $311,247 to groups serving seniors

Groups that help senior citizens in Pima County stay independent and active will receive $311,247 through United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona 's Southern Arizona Compassion Initiative.

Members of United Way's Supporting Seniors Impact Council - comprised of experts on senior issues, nonprofit agencies and community volunteers - reviewed 62 applications from community and faith-based groups in Pima County before reaching their decisions.

The Southern Arizona Compassion Initiative is a partnership of the United Way of Tucson, Pima Council on Aging, PRO Neighborhoods, Interfaith Community Services and the Multicultural Leadership Development Program.


*Book Release*
The Accidental Techie: Supporting, Managing, and Maximizing Your Nonprofit's Technology

One day you unjammed the printer and saved the day. But now, somehow, all technology resources have become your responsibility! The Accidental Techie shows nonprofits how to create a support system that will help your organization use technology more effectively and make your day-to-day life less hectic. This hands-on guide walks you through five projects that, when completed, will give you a comprehensive and usable support system: Conducting a technology inventory, Assessing and supporting staff, Assessing and buying technology, Protecting your organization from disasters and data loss, and managing your role.

For more information, please click here.


Arizona Community Foundation Names New CEO

Robert L. King has been named Chief Executive Officer to lead the Arizona Community Foundation (ACF), beginning February 1, according to Board Chair Jerry Bisgrove. King replaces Stephen D. Mittenthal, who is retiring as president and chief executive officer of the statewide nonprofit organization after 22 years.

For details, see: http://www.azgrants.com/articles/artdetail.cfm?ArticleID=140.


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Issues Call for Grant Reviewers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is currently recruiting grant reviewers for its Child Care Bureau, Children's Bureau, Family and Youth Services Bureau, and Head Start Bureau. For complete information and details on applying for review panel positions in 2006, see: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/grantreview/.

$8 Million Gift from Zuckerman Family Supports Community Foundation for Southern Arizona

The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA) is pleased to announce the creation of a new Supporting Organization, the Zuckerman Community Outreach Foundation. Established with an $8 million gift from members of the Zuckerman family, the mission of the Zuckerman Community Outreach Foundation is "to support individuals and organizations for the promotion of health and wellness on a local and national level, as well as extending generosity to necessary, creative, and artistic endeavors that positively impact the human experience."

For complete details, see: http://www.azgrants.com/articles/artdetail.cfm?ArticleID=142.


Arizona Women's Partnership Seeks Grant Applicants

Arizona Women's Partnership, Inc. is issuing a call for 2006 grant applicants.  The grant application has been posted on the AWP website www.azwp.org. Deadline: 1/31/06.

Grant applicants must be from 501(c)(3) nonprofits with operating budgets of under $200,000 . Applicants must be non-sectarian and independent (not part of a larger organization); and whose mission includes assisting underserved women and/or children at risk. Arizona Women's Partnership, Inc. raises funds through individual, small business and corporate support of its annual Wine, Women & Jazz event.


Younger Women's Task Force Movement Seeks Allies in Phoenix

In case you haven't heard yet, there is a new movement in Phoenix called the Younger Women's Task Force! YWTF is a nationwide and inclusive grassroots movement dedicated to organizing younger women and their allies to take action on issues that matter most to them. The Greater Phoenix Chapter is hosting an AZ Meet-Up of Younger Women in Arizona, January 26-28, 2006 in Scottsdale, AZ and is currently seeking younger women in their 20s and 30s to become involved in the planning and coordination of the event and to become members. The event will feature a cocktail party, creation of an Arizona Younger Women's action agenda, intergenerational dinners with prominent women of AZ, and a legislator and leaders luncheon where the participants in the Meet-Up will share the newly developed action plan.

We are seeking allies to show their support for younger women's activism towards progress and change by becoming involved in the event. For more information please visit www.ywtf.org or contact Kristin Bradfield, Greater Phoenix Younger Women's Task Force, at ywtfphx@cox.net.


AFP Announces Availability of Applications for the 2006 Professional Mentoring Program

The Association of Fundraising Professionals - Greater Arizona Chapter is proud to announce the availability of applications for the 2006 Professional Mentoring Program for mid- and advanced-level fundraisers, or for those who are making a career transition into the fundraising profession. This nationally recognized program offers a complete overview of fundraising, an experienced mentor and a group of similarly minded colleagues.exactly what any fundraiser needs!

"The Mentoring Program is the best investment one can make in his/her professional development," says Jacquelyn Ahrenberg, Development Director for the Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project, and a Class of 2004 graduate.

Program applicants must be AFP members or applicants for membership, have fundraising as their primary job responsibility, have the support of their organization's CEO, and be willing to make a substantial time commitment to the program. The cost is $150 and scholarships are available.

Class size is limited. The deadline for submission of the application and tuition fee is December 15, 2005. To learn more about the program and how to apply, visit the chapter's website at www.afpaz.org, click on "Greater Arizona, then "Mentoring Program" link at the bottom on the left toolbar), or contact Lisa Olivas-Cook, CFRE at 602-703-1660 or by email at lisao-c@cox.net.



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Professional Development Opportunities for Nonprofit Leaders
Free Information Sessions (Phoenix)
January 10, 2006      5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
April 12, 2006            12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
June 8, 2006              5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Interested in advancing your career? The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management offers a full spectrum of professional development programs through the Nonprofit Management Institute (NMI). NMI offers an array of workshops and courses that provide the necessary skills and knowledge needed to succeed in today's fast-paced and competitive nonprofit environment.
These programs include:

  • Continuing Education Courses
  • Professional Certificate in Nonprofit Management
  • Nonprofit Excellence Enrichment Series
  • Topical Workshops
  • Conferences

You are invited to attend a free orientation to learn more about the professional development programs offered through NMI by the ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management. Each Brown Bag session will take place at the ASU Downtown Center, 502 East Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004. For more information or to RSVP, please contact us at 480-965-1867 or at nmi@asu.edu.


How to Start a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization in Arizona
November 28 (Phoenix)

This workshop will help participants determine if forming a new nonprofit corporation is the most viable strategy for meeting their goals. Key terminology and core issues will be discussed, including important differences between nonprofit and for-profit organizations. All forms for application for nonprofit status will be provided and reviewed.

Date: Monday, November 28
Time: 8:45 am - 1:30 pm
Location: ASU Downtown Center
Cost: $75 plus $25 materials fee; lunch will be provided
Instructor: Tim Delaney

Tim Delaney, joint J.D./M.P.A. from University of Texas, is an attorney who founded the Center for Leadership, Ethics and Public Service. He is a former chief deputy attorney general, partner in a large law firm and president of various nonprofits in the Valley.

Register for class by visiting http://nmi@asu.edu or calling 480-965-0607.


Applied Strategic Planning - Nonprofit Resource Center
November 30 (Flagstaff)

Learn how to develop a relevant, values-based strategic plan for your organization. Participants will understand the principles of internal and external scanning, as well as other components of a well-crafted plan. Hands-on planning tools will be utilized. Elements of individual plans may be addressed.

Who should attend? Board members and/or staff involved in strategic planning, as well as anyone facilitating the development of a strategic plan. If you are hiring a consultant, this information will help you determine a scope of work and desired outcomes.

Date and Time: Wednesday, November 30, 2005, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location: Coconino Community College, 4th Street Campus (corner of Lockett and Fourth), Room C-16. Note: no parking permits will be required.
Cost: $35 NPRC members, $45 nonmembers
Presenter: Mike Lainoff, Dean of Extended Learning, Coconino Community College

This workshop is limited to 20 people. Click here to register: http://www.nonprofitnaz.org/WorkshopRegister.html.

St. Nick's 2005 – Volunteer Center of Maricopa County
December 5-6 (Phoenix)

A Visit From St. Nicholas provides backpacks filled with toys and books to children in selected Title 1 elementary schools in Kindergarten - 2nd grade on St. Nicholas Day. This project involves corporate and community volunteers in the assembly, stuffing, and distribution of 2,500 backpacks and the participation in the St. Nicholas Discovery Day activities.

To find out how to get involved or for further information, please contact The Volunteer Center at 602-263-9736.

13th Annual Nonprofit Conference
"Building Boards: Strengthening Communities"
December 8 & 9, 2005

The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management is pleased to announce that Nonprofit Day has evolved into a premier two-day conference event filled with many exciting and new opportunities for learning, networking and dialogue. Designed to equip nonprofit leaders with the best knowledge and tools available to address emerging challenges and opportunities in the nonprofit sector, the Annual Nonprofit Conference is developed with nonprofit staff and volunteers in mind.

This year's conference will focus on the theme of Board Governance and will feature two days of activities including:

  • Nationally recognized speakers
  • Pre-conference sessions
  • Conference bookstore
  • Information packed workshop sessions
  • Conference binder filled with valuable resources
  • Opportunities to network with other nonprofit and community leaders

For more information, or to register please visit our website at http://nonprofit.asu.edu. Registration deadline is December 2, 2005.


Grantsmanship Training Program - The Grantsmanship Center
January 23-27, 2006

This training is offered by The Grantsmanship Center in collaboration with the Maricopa County Human Services Department, Workforce Development Division.

First offered in 1972 and continuously updated, TGCI's Grantsmanship Training Program covers all aspects of researching grants, writing grant proposals and negotiating with funding sources. More than 100,000 nonprofit and government personnel have attended this rigorous 5-day workshop. Designed for both novice and experienced grantseekers, this workshop covers all aspects of searching for grants, writing grant proposals, and negotiating with funding sources. The program will teach you to use TGCI's proposal writing format, the most widely used in the world. During the workshop you will search out funding sources and, as part of a team, you will develop a proposal for your own agency or help a classmate develop one. You will leave this workshop with new skills and the ability to apply those skills to the needs of your own organization.

Tuition for the Grantsmanship Training Program is $825. A limited number of half-tuition scholarships are available for organizations with annual budgets of less than $300,000.

To register or apply for a scholarship, call 800-421-9512 or visit http://www.tgci.com/training/tprogram.asp. For local information, contact Allie Masters at 602-506-4888.


Job Opportunities

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*New Listing* Executive Director - Phoenix Day (Phoenix)

Phoenix Day is currently seeking an Executive Director. Reporting to the board of directors, this position provides leadership of the highest ethical standards consistent with the organization's philosophy, mission and strategic plan in order to achieve its annual goals and objectives

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 5 years experience in management. Experience building a supportive relationship between the organization and its community a must. Management style that promotes teamwork, enhances creativity and motivation, facilitates communications and builds consensus. Excellent communication and oral skills.

Overall responsibilities: Community and Public Relations, Fundraising, Strategic Planning. Maintain effective working relations with social service agencies in the Phoenix area. Responsible for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. Oversight of day to day operations of facility and staff.

Salary based upon education and experience. Benefits include health insurance, dental, vision, vacation and sick time. Please email resume and three professional references to Linda.Thompson@aps.com or send via regular mail: Linda Thompson, Phoenix Day School Board Chair, c/o APS, PO Box 53999, MS 8414, Phoenix, AZ 85072-3999.


*New Listing* Chief Executive Officer - NAZCARE (Flagstaff)

NAZCARE (Northern Arizona Consumers Advocating Recovery and Empowerment) in Flagstaff seeks to significantly enhance its recovery philosophy and organizational culture. To do so, they are recruiting a skilled Chief Executive Officer that is able to demonstrate genuine and successful involvement of staff/consumers in his/her past leadership experiences.

This position requires a professional that has experience managing non-profit organizations, preferably with a background in behavioral health. NAZCARE prefers an individual who has utilized the behavioral healthcare system personally in some manner and/or has experience with consumer-participative programs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: oversight of operations management, strategic business planning, oversight of human resources/staffing management, financial planning and budgeting, risk analysis and quality management. Bachelor's degree in related field required. MBA or other advanced degree strongly preferred. Experience managing nonprofit organizations required. Experience with volunteers preferred. 3 years of executive level experience required. Knowledge of Recovery initiatives preferred. Past or present consumer of behavioral healthcare services strongly preferred. Ability to thrive in an unpredictable, ever-evolving and often stressful environment a must. Salary range: $50,000-$60,000/year. Dedicated to a multicultural workplace. Seeking bilingual candidates.

To apply, visit http://narbha.org or send resume to: Director of HR, Northern Arizona Regional Behavioral Health Authority, 1300 S Yale St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001. Phone: 928-774-7128; Fax 928-774-5665.


*New Listing* Chief Executive Officer - NPower Arizona (Phoenix)

NPower Arizona is seeking an experienced, dynamic, collaborative leader to serve as CEO. The successful candidate will possess an entrepreneurial spirit, at least five years of leadership experience, and the ability to provide outstanding technology services to other nonprofits. The position also requires an understanding of technology applications used in nonprofits and emerging technology trends. Demonstrated financial management skills and college degree required. Master’s degree preferred. Technology consulting, business development, and nonprofit sector experience preferred. Competitive salary and benefits package which includes health, dental and vision coverage, vacation, and paid holidays.

To apply, send resume, three references, and cover letter to: Karen Dickinson (Board Chair), Attn: CEO Search, NPower Arizona, 5125 N. 16th Street, Suite C-136, Phoenix, AZ 85016, OR email to ceosearch@npoweraz.org. Open until filled; interviews begin December 1. Complete description online: http://www.npoweraz.org/about/jobs/index.htm.


*New Listing* Chief Operations Officer - Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix (Phoenix)

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix has a newly created top level management opportunity. The Chief Operations Officer (COO) will lead the organization in club program & operations management and special fundraising initiatives.

The primary function of the COO is to increase organizational capacity through the solicitation of gifts, development of partnerships and collaborations and, to provide managerial oversight and program excellence for all programs and services. Demonstrated experience in capital campaign drives, relationship development and management, knowledge of community resources, familiarity with nonprofit accounting and management requirements are required for this position.

Highly motivated applicants should include general salary expectations with resume addressed to: Carol Sterling, HR Manager, BGCMP, 2645 N 24th St, Phoenix, AZ 85008 or fax to 602-343-1331 or see us on the web at www.bgcmp.org.


*New Listing* *Multiple Positions* The Centers for Habilitation (Phoenix)

Operations Manager

Coordinate residential services by directly overseeing the operations of residential settings. Job performance should be both ethical and consistent with TCH mission. To effectively plan, organize, oversee programming and work with internal and external customers ensuring contracted services are delivered effectively to consumers while minimizing operating expenses. College degree from a year university is preferred, four years in the developmental disability field including at least one year of supervisory experience may be used in place of education. Must be 21 years of age or older, have a clean driving record and have reliable transportation. Background and drug screen required. Up to 38,000 a year plus benefits.

Financial Coordinator

This is very important work involving the management, and maintenance of general ledger, financial statements, contract coordination and related processes for TCH. Associates degree required, preferably in finance or accounting and or equivalent experience/ education required. $12-14/hour DOE; non-exempt.

Group Home Leads

Assist in coordination of the operations of a group home for the developmentally disabled. Duties include but are not limited to training, ensuring task completion, and modeling appropriate behavior/ work habits in order to set an example to fellow co-workers. Supervise staff and provide direct care. Required 1 year related experience, high school diploma or equivalent, 21 years or older, Arizona Driver's License, clean driving record, background and drug screen required. $10/hour plus benefits.


Up to $8.00/hour. No experience required. Paid training. Drug screen and background check required. To apply, please contact TCH: 215 W Lodge Dr , Tempe . Fax: 480-730-6525. Call: 480-838-8111 ext. 205. EOE.

To apply for any of the above positions, please contact TCH: 215 W Lodge Dr in Tempe. Fax: 480-730-6525. Call: 480-838-8111 ext. 205. EOE.

For all positions, there will be open interviews every Tuesday in the North Valley at 10am sharp! 9801 N. 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85020. Open interviews every Wednesday at 10 am at Tempe location. For more information, please visit www.jobing.com or www.tch-az.com.


*New Listing* Program Manager - Tempe Community Action Agency (Tempe)

The Tempe Community Action Agency, a nonprofit social services organization, is seeking a team-oriented professional for a full-time program manager position. Job duties include serving as a member of the agency's management team, supervising case management staff, overseeing client services, preparing program reports, writing grant proposals, and creating collaborative linkages in the community for working poor/homeless families. The qualified applicant must have program management experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. The position requires a B.A. or equivalent experience. Bilingual skills preferred. We offer a competitive salary, retirement plan and full benefit package. Qualified candidates should send resume and cover letter to: Beth Fiorenza, TCAA, 2150 E. Orange St., Tempe AZ 85281 or email to bethf@tempeaction.org.


*New Listing* Program Manager - Arts & Business Council of Greater Phoenix (Phoenix)

Great growth opportunity for individual with passion for the arts and education. This position is responsible for the day-to-day direction, management and operation of the volunteer and education programs. We are looking for a candidate with proven volunteer recruiting and organization assessment skills for the Business Volunteers for the Arts program and who possesses the ability to develop and manage the marketing and management training program, to work with marketing professionals in creation of collateral material and to comply with reporting protocols for all programs. Send resume and cover letter by November 23 via e-mail to info@artsbusinessphoenix.org. No phone calls please.


*New Listing* *Multiple Positions* Central Arizona Shelter Services (Phoenix)

Development Manager

The Development Manager will be an experienced, field-oriented professional responsible for managing CASS events, soliciting sponsorships and developing relationships with major donors and prospects. The Development Manager will supervise the Development Services Specialist as well as volunteers as necessary for events.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor degree in Marketing, Communications, Fundraising, or related business field, or 5 years of professional work experience, and 3-5 years of progressive development experience; a proven track record in all aspects of event management and relationship development, strong management and administrative skills; and experience in strategic and annual planning. They must have strong verbal and written communication skills; experience in representing an organization in public; and a keen sense of constituent relations and communications. It will be beneficial if the candidate has prior experience in the human services sector, and an ability to relate to and understand the needs of the homeless community.

For more information about this position please email your resume to jkelly@cass-az.org, call 602- 256-6394 ext. 3034 or fax your resume to 602-256-6401. For more information about CASS please visit our website at www.cass-az.org. EOE.

Shelter Manager I

CASS seeks to hire full time shelter staff to work with homeless adults in the downtown Phoenix area and with families in the Sunnyslope area. The Shelter Manager I works to maintain a safe and humane shelter environment, and to assist guests in achieving their highest level of self-sufficiency. The Shelter Manager I does not require any experience. They will be part of CASS's Shelter Team. The Shelter Manager I pay is $8.00 plus excellent benefits including medical, dental and life insurance as well as a 403(b)-retirement plan with employer matching contributions.

For more information about the downtown Phoenix openings please call 602-256-6945 ext. 3120 and for more information about the Sunnyslope openings please call 602-944-0960 ext. 22. For more information about CASS please visit our website at www.cass-az.org. EOE.

Preschool/Toddler Teacher

CASS seeks to hire full time Preschool/Toddler Teacher to provide quality childcare to homeless children in the Sunnyslope area. This position requires a CDA or AA and a minimum of 6 months of experience.

The salary is DOE plus excellent benefits including medical, dental and life insurance as well as a 403(b)-retirement plan with employer matching contributions.

For more information about this position please email your resume to jwise@cass-az.org or call 602-870-8778 ext. 10. For more information about CASS please visit our website at www.cass-az.org. EOE.

*New Listing* *Multiple Positions* Arizona Humanities Council (Phoenix)

The Arizona Humanities Council (AHC) is looking to fill the following positions:

Temporary Development Coordinator

Ideally this person can begin in early December and will stay through March to fill in for maternity leave, and will support the coordinator of the Arizona Book Festival (an April event).

Special Event Planner

A Special Event Planner is needed for History on the Mall, a February event commemorating statehood day, and takes place at the State Capitol featuring museums and historical organizations, and a lunch for legislators.

Full-time Administrative Assistant

Begins as soon as possible. Desired experience and qualifications include a knowledge of Macintosh computers, attention to detail, previous work in an office environment, and a liberal arts degree. Preparation in or work with the humanities would be of particular interest. AHC is an equal opportunity employer and aggressively seeks applications from both men and women, as well as from all ethnic populations. The salary is $21,000 per year, with paid holidays, health insurance, sick leave, and retirement plan. There are currently six full-time staff members, and this entry-level position offers significant opportunities for advancement.

Applicants should send a letter of application and a resume to the AHC office. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. AHC is the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities and provides support through competitive grants, staff assistance and other program resources to hundreds of libraries, museums, community groups, cultural and educational agencies, and other nonprofit organizations that present humanities programs throughout the state.

For more information or to apply, please visit our website: http://www.azhumanities.org.


*New Listing* Community Resource Coordinator - Boys Hope Girls Hope (Phoenix)

The Community Resource Coordinator is a key staff member for the Links Community Networking and Mentorship Project. Working primarily with the affiliate Program Director, the Community Resource Coordinator assists the affiliate in its efforts to connect in meaningful and sustained ways with the community in order to give scholars access to a variety of resources that help them reach their full potential.

Responsibilities and activities: identify potential partners and contacts; develop and maintain community partnerships through planned and organized outreach to a broad spectrum of agencies, businesses, services organizations, schools and higher education; enlist community volunteers to provide mentorship; screen all volunteers prior to their service; plan and implement training for volunteers appropriate to their role in the program; provide on-going support for volunteers including regular communication and recognition; consult with the Program Director and residential staff on matters of matching scholars to mentors and integrating community volunteers into activities and the schedule of the home; complete a professional portfolio that documents contributions to the project's overall progress in additional to professional growth; and prepare bimonthly reports detailing activities of the program.

Critical criteria: strong communication skills (written and verbal), motivation and initiative, judgment and maturity, flexibility, organization and multiple task management skills. Applicants must be willing to initiate contacts in the community, make presentations and lead meetings.

This is an AmeriCorps Member position based in the administrative office of a Boys Hope Girls Hope affiliate . The Community Resource Coordinator will serve an affiliate for 1700 hours over a 10-12 month period. The work schedule will vary depending upon the availability and scheduling of volunteer training, recruitment and support activities, and may include evenings and weekends. Occasional travel locally and within the United States on behalf of the affiliate or for training will be required. Upon successful completion of the required term of service, the AmeriCorps member earns an education award of up to $4,725 that can be used to repay college loans or tuition.

Persons interested in applying for or getting more information about this position should contact Jennifer Bretz at 602-266-4873 or at jbretz@bhgh.org.


*New Listing* Director of Member Programs/Services and Communications - Arizona Grantmakers Forum (Phoenix)

The scope of this position is broad, including developing and implementing programs/services for current members as well as overseeing all related aspects of communication for AGF including exchange of information with members, non-members and the general public. This includes developing and producing publications, designing and maintaining the Web site and other electronic communications, and maintaining the database. The job also entails some basic administrative work like tracking program registration, ordering lunches, mailing board packets, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:Undergraduate degree with 3-5 years in professional capacity, preferably involving one of the following: program management,grantmaking, development, membership services, event planning, marketing/PR, communications. Must have excellent organizational and communication skills, be proficient in use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, have experience with print and e-mail newsletters. Website maintenance experience a plus as is familiarity with philanthropic/nonprofit sector.

For more information go to www.arizonagrantmakersforum.org.


*New Listing* Communication Specialist - American Red Cross (Phoenix)

The American Red Cross seeks a Communication Specialist to prepare day-to-day communications and marketing materials for internal and external audiences, manage graphic requests and serve as spokesperson for the Chapter. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, English, marketing or comparable area of study; minimum of three years experience in communications, marketing, graphic design or public relations; advanced writing skills; strong editing and public speaking skills; knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, PowerPoint and Excel), and design software (Photoshop, Publisher, Quark, InDesign or others). This is a full-time position with excellent benefits. The salary range for this position is $31,200 - $39,200 per annum depending on experience.

Please mail your resume with cover letter to American Red Cross, Attn: Human Resources, 6135 N. Black Canyon Highway, Phoenix, Arizona 85015. Or you may email your resume with cover letter to hr@arizonaredcross.org.           


*New Listing* *Multiple Positions* Northland Family Help Center (Flagstaff)

Community Educator

This position is responsible for the delivery of Northland Family Help Center's Community Education Programs promoting the prevention of rape and relationship violence through education and outreach with youth, campus and community members, and professionals in Flagstaff and nearby rural communities.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities: Assist in the planning and development of NFHC's community education program. Assist in the identification of funding sources and development of proposals for funding of educational programming. Report as requested and/or required to ensure compliance with programmatic specifications of applicable grants and contracts. Develop content of educational presentations. Deliver educational presentations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Curriculum development and program planning and evaluation; knowledge of broad scope of issues related to family violence (i.e., sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse), including multiple prevention paradigms; k nowledge of or experience with diverse cultural issues related to family and personal relationships; computer knowledge in word processing and database management; public speaking and interactive education facilitation.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral Health or Education; any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.

Programs Support Specialist

This position is primarily responsible for maintaining agency database, statistical reporting, receiving callers and visitors, accepting and processing donations, and shopping for all agency programs.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Manage and maintain database system for agency programs. Maintain client files and security safeguards for computer systems. Enter data from client charts, collection tools, computer programs, and raw data. Assist the Programs Supervisor in the coordination and/or completion of all program reports. Provide basic training and support to agency's computer users. Operate a multi-line telephone system in a courteous and professional manner. Greet and assist walk-in clients, shelter residents, donors, and other visitors. Receive, log, and process donations at HALO House. Organize and maintain donations storage room. Maintain visitor log and confidentiality agreements. Transport interoffice mail between HALO House and Administrative offices on a daily basis. Shop for groceries and other necessities for all agency programs and departments. Attend meetings as required. Coordinate routine maintenance of office equipment, such as copier, fax, and telephone system.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Ability to organize and prioritize workload. Knowledge of the functions and capabilities of database systems. Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and/or Access. Ability to develop rapport and positively interact with others. Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and oral formats. Ability to maintain professional standards of confidentiality.

Minimum Qualifications: Must be at least 21 years of age. Associates Degree; Bachelors Degree preferred. Two years of responsible office experience and/or two years experience working with database. Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.

Required certifications include the a bility to successfully pass fingerprinting and background check for the purpose of obtaining a Class One or Class Two Fingerprint Clearance Card, a successful annual TB Test, and a valid Driver License.

For more information on either position, or to apply, please call 928-774-4503.


*New Listing* Development Interns - The Automobile Safety Foundation

The Automobile Safety Foundation (ASF) is currently seeking development interns who can work from their own location and establish their own hours. ASF is offering seed money of ten dollars ($10) an hour, for up to twenty (20) hours a week to help fund initial expenditures. Additionally, there is a possibility for remuneration based on success.

ASF Development interns should be able to: apply their nonprofit business management development skills in developing a 501 (c)(3) automobile safety organization: managers will create a business plan which they can implement; be a "Partner for Auto Safety" (see www.carsafe.org); help develop this program for enlisting the aid and business skills of all those concerned with auto safety worldwide; create a marketing program for the ASF CARD; initiate the national "Safe Mirror Campaign"; help research sponsors and national implementation starting with colleges and universities; and assist with fundraising.

ASF executive positions are available to successful interns, as ASF seeks those with a sincere concern for automobile safety, which may lead to a lifelong career at the Automobile Safety Foundation.

Please review the ASF webpage: www.carsafe.org then send your resume, and a brief statement explaining how you would apply your skills as ASF Development Manager, along with your goals for ASF. For further information please visit our website at www.carsafe.org or contact Rex King, ASF Development Manager, by email: carsafedotorg@hotmail.com, or by telephone: 858-831-1871.


*New Listing* *Multiple Positions* Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (Phoenix)


This position is responsible for providing direct supervision and teaching to children 18-36 months. Essential Job Duties: collaborate with team to develop curriculum to meet the needs of all children. Supervise and interact with children while supporting their educational and emotional needs. Learn and implement current intervention strategies (i.e. DTT, Floortime, PRT, PECS, Incidental Teaching, etc.). Complete daily classroom paperwork. Work in collaboration with staff to create a safe child-oriented, active, positive environment for children. Communicate with parents and staff on a daily basis in regards to observations, progress, concerns, questions, etc.

Required: minimum AA degree or 12 units in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a related field. Preferred: BA degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a related field. Ability to work in a fast pace, loud environment. Ability to work effectively with team members.

Experience: Two or more years of previous administrative experience. Minimum: One year experience working in a preschool setting. Preferred: two years teaching experience in an early childhood/preschool setting AND two years teaching with special needs, preferably autism.

1:1 Habilitator

This position is responsible for providing one-on-one intervention to children 18-36 months as well as supervision and training to new habilitators participating in the Habstart training program.

Essential Job Duties: Responsible for 1:1 (2:1) implementations of behavioral interventions. (DTT, Floortime, PRT, etc.). Assist with developing and evaluating programs for ASD children. Learn and implement current intervention strategies (i.e. DTT, Floortime, PRT, PECS , Incidental Teaching, etc.). Accurately complete daily paperwork (data sheets, notes, etc.). Work in collaboration with staff to create a safe child-oriented, active, positive environment for children. Communicate with parents and staff on a daily basis in regards to observations, progress, concerns, questions, etc.

Required: minimum AA degree or 12 units in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Psychology Human Development or a related field. Preferred: BA degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Psychology Human Development or a related field. Ability to work in a fast pace, loud environment. Ability to work effectively with team members.

Experience: Minimum: Six (6) months working in the behavioral field and experience implementing a Discrete Trial Program. Preferred: Two (2) + years working in the behavioral filed and experience implementing a Discrete Trial Program. Experience implementing other behavioral interventions (i.e.: PRT, Floortime, PECS, etc.)


This position provides one-on-one intervention (PRT, ABA , Floortime) with children aged 2- 6. Create school age summer program and after school curriculum (ages 5-18) and participate in summer and after school program implementation.

Essential Job Duties: Jumpstart support; classroom, one-on-one, discussions. Implement Hooked on Play after school program. Plan and implement summer Day Treatment & Training Programs. Develop summer camp curriculum. Provide substitute support for SARRC Community School . Individual programmatic updates for families and habilitators.

Education/Knowledge/Skills: Bachelors in Special Education, Psychology or other relevant field. In-depth knowledge of ABA , Discrete Trial Training (DTT) and Pivotal Response Treatments. Familiarity with a number of therapy strategies and treatments relative to Autism. Computer knowledge of Office-based programs a must.

Experience: two or more years of previous autism experience in a clinical setting. Experience creating and implementing curriculum. Experience with summer day camp programs a plus!

To apply for any of the above positions, candidates should forward resumes to Kathy Hand, Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center, 300 North 18th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006, or by fax: 602-218-8716, or e-mail: khand@autismcenter.org.


*New Listing* Child Care Tutors - Camp Fire USA Greater Arizona Council (Phoenix)

If you enjoy working with children, this position is perfect for you. We are a nonprofit organization that will be instructing elementary children in our after-school program located in Glendale. This position will be 10-15 hrs a week, $10.00 an hour. If you have previous experience in student teaching, previous child care experience, or experience being a camp counselor, please e-mail your resume to info@campfireaz.org or fax 602-954-7352.


*New Listing* Advocates - Maricopa County Youth Advocate Programs (Phoenix)

Seeking committed, strong individuals to serve as advocates, modeling behavior for court-involved teenage males and their families. $9/hour. Must pass fingerprint clearance & have 100,000/300,000 vehicle liability coverage.

For more information on this position or to apply, please send an e-mail to Lhayes@yapinc.org or call 623-939-5757.


*New Listing* Staff Consultant for RefugeeWorks - Lutheran Immigration & Refugee Service

Lutheran Immigration & Refugee Service seeks primary instructor for RefugeeWorks' training activities; to conduct research related to refugee employment and share with national network; to respond to affiliates' requests for individualized technical assistance; to coordinate the publication of RefugeeWorks' newsletter; and to write and coordinate activities that ensure compliance with contract deliverables. Must have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent; advanced degree preferred; training or teaching experience, minimum one year; and ability to travel extensively as necessary. Experience with employment and/or programs serving refugees, immigrants or others with limited English proficiency preferred. Salary negotiable and commensurate with experience. See complete position description and application procedure http://lirs.org/DonateServe/employment/ConsRefWks.html.

Deadline for applications: January 21, 2006.


*New Listing* Administrative Assistant - Tempe Community Council (Tempe)

This is a full-time position with an hourly starting wage of $14.63. This position is eligible for paid vacation, medical, dental and vision insurance, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement and retirement benefits. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Typical hours for this position are 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Other days and hours are infrequently required to staff meetings and events. Our office is located in downtown Tempe.

Need individual with good secretarial, organizational and computer software skills. Applicant must have strong attention to detail and working knowledge of Microsoft Software applications including Word, Outlook and Excel. Web development and updating skills are desirable. Tempe Community Council uses Front Page and follows the City of Tempe guidelines for web design.

Sample tasks include: Greeting people in the front office, answering phones, filing, word-processing and proofreading a wide variety of reports, and composition of routine correspondence. Approximately 50% of the job is assisting the Tempe Community Council Executive Director by reviewing mail, setting appointments and working with a thirty member Board of Directors. Applicant must be comfortable taking and transcribing minutes and working in a small office.

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Applicants whose experience and training most closely match the needs of Tempe Community Council will be selected for further interviews. Connection to the community of Tempe is a plus. Submit resume to tcc_jobs@tempe.gov.


*New Listing* Administrative Assistant - Local Initiatives Support Corporation (Phoenix)

LISC is seeking a qualified Administrative Assistant in its Phoenix office. The Administrative Assistant will work with the Program Director, and will be responsible for office administration, record keeping and follow-up functions. The successful candidate will be energetic, well organized, have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to relate to senior level executives. The position reports directly to the Program Director.

Responsibilities: Relieve Program Director of operational and office administrative details. Assist in preparing proposals, reports, research papers and grant applications. Compose responses to office correspondence. Maintain LISC fund raising records, mailing lists, and office filing systems. Process materials for, and take and prepare minutes of all Local Advisory Committee meetings. Assemble materials from files and records for use in preparing reports, answering correspondence and other inquiries. Coordinate meetings and conferences. Schedule appointments, make travel arrangements. Responsible for office management functions, equipment leases, etc. Process all invoices and expense reports for payment. Monitor and reconcile office revolving checking account and petty cash.

Education and experience: High school graduate, Associates degree or some college desired. 2-3 years of full time Secretarial or administrative experience. Previous community development, banking or legal experience preferred.

Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team. Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to: Ruth Osuna, Program Director; LISC Phoenix; 101 North First Avenue, Suite 990; Phoenix, Arizona 85003. Email: rosuna@lisc.org.


*New Listing* Administrative Assistant - Special Olympics Arizona (Phoenix)

Special Olympics Arizona is seeking a team-oriented, professional Administrative Assistant. This individual will be key in opening and closing the front office and all administrative functions for the office including: greeting guests, conference and meeting planning, ordering supplies, maintaining office machines, answering phone, data entry, an assortment of assigned tasks as needed and maintaining calendars for the Office and Executive Director. This individual must be able to handle multiple tasks and be a self motivator.

This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary is dependent upon experience and skill. Qualifications include a high school Diploma, Associate's Degree or six years progressive experience. Proficiency in Microsoft (World, Excel and Access) and Outlook Calendar.

Interested applicants please fax resumes to 602-230-1110, Attn: Julie Hall.


*New Listing* *Multiple Positions* Save The Family (Mesa) 

Administrative Receptionist

Seeking enthusiastic, customer oriented individual for full-time position. Responsibilities include but are not limited to phones, greeting and directing visitors. Schedule donation pick-ups and meetings as directed; update, distribute and maintain adequate supply of inter-office directories, marketing material and grant attachments; and order and maintain office supply inventory. Must be PC Microsoft Office knowledgeable. $10 per/hr DOE (depending on experience), full benefits, EOE. If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact Teresa at 480-898-0228 ext. 259.

Maintenance Technician/Handyman

Maintenance Technician/Handyman needed for East Valley nonprofit $9-10/hr DOE. Must have a clean MVR. Full benefits, EOE. If interested, please contact Warren at 480-898-0228, ext. 210.


*New Listing* Council Shop Assistant - Girl Scouts AZ Cactus-Pine Council (Phoenix)

Provides customer service and support to the Council Shop and to other business service areas. Processes counter, mail, fax, telephone, and event orders for all items sold through the Council Shop. Provides quality customer service to all customers. Reserves, checks out and checks in loan equipment, library books and other resources, maintains accurate records of same. Stocks and maintains Council Shop inventory items. Keeps accurate records and prepares reports as required. Cross-trained in multiple tasks and/or back-up functions as a Business Services support team member.

To apply, please contact employeeservices@girlscoutsaz.org or visit website at www.girlscoutsaz.org.


*Multiple Positions* Chicanos Por La Causa Early Childhood Development Program (Phoenix)

Head Start Director

MA Early Childhood Education and 3 years of supervision experience. Manages and administers the overall operations of all Head Start programs Assures all centers comply and operate within the guidelines of local, state, and federal regulations, and mandated standards. Proven experience in the development and management of the programs annual budget. Provide leadership as well as supervision to all regional and state personnel. Good verbal and written communications skills-bilingual preferred.

Family Service Coordinator

BA Social Services/Human Services with 3 years working with young children in an Early Childhood Education environment. Display strong communication skills both verbal and written. Experience working with low-income and a culturally diverse population. Knowledge and experience in the area of Head Start Standards and Arizona Childcare Licensing.

Center Service Manager (Willcox, AZ)

BA/BS in Early Childhood Development is required. Also, 3-5 years experience in providing high quality comprehensive services in ECE, culturally sensitive services to children and families. Knowledge and experience in the administrative, programmatic, and managerial of the day-to-day center operations. Staff supervision is required. Bilingual preferred.

Disability Coordinator

MA Early Childhood Education/Special Education with 3 years working with young children in an Early Childhood Education environment. Working knowledge and experience in the area of the Head Start Performance Standards, State and Federal regulations, and Arizona Childcare Licensing. Experience of and the ability to access community resources with special emphasis on Child Disability Services. Display strong communication skills both verbal and written. Experience working with low-income and a culturally diverse population. Bilingual preferred.

For more information on these positions, please contact Helen O. Rubalcava at 602-254-4827. Applications are available at 1112 E. Buckeye Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85034.


*Multiple Positions* Arizona Women's Education & Employment, Inc. (Phoenix)

Currently we are seeking candidates for a variety of positions. We are looking for individuals with experience, skill, excellent attendance and a desire to work to improve our participants' lives. Excellent pay and benefits. Please fax resume & cover letter to Kathie Rudolph 602-223-4338 or email kathierudolph@awee.org.

Career Development Specialist

Currently AWEE has three openings; one in Tempe , Gilbert and one in the West Valley . The Career Development Specialist will prepare clients for employment, career advancement, create service plans, and assist job search and retention. Experience in workforce development and bilingual preferred.

Coordinator of Career Development Specialists (CDS)

To supervise a team of CDSs working at multiple sites. The Coordinator will work closely with other coordinators reporting to the program manager. The coordinator is responsible for ensuring that staff and sites achieve program objectives. The correct candidates will supervise direct service staff and multiple locations. Manage staff performance, identify and address staff training and support needs. Ensure application of effective case management practices. Maintain knowledge of project, funding, and contract specifications to ensure goals are achieved. Function as a team member to support operations, program performance, and continuous improvement. Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in related field; Masters preferred. Two years relevant work experience' working with workforce development programs and/or economically disadvantaged individuals. Strong supervisory background (2 year minimum). Computer literacy and excellent communication skills. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Program Manager

To supervise a team of program coordinators working on all AWEE programs. The Program Manager will work closely with the President/CEO and the Vice President to set program direction, ensure program performance, coordinate community partnerships and to represent programs in the community. This person will need experience in management, workforce development. The correct candidate will be able to: provide direction, leadership and supervision of program coordinators; implement new services and projects; oversee program expenditures; evaluate program effectiveness; establish/maintain community partnerships; and prepare program reports. Skills/Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in a related field; Master's Degree preferred; three years education, social service or workforce development program management; proven ability to manage programs to achieve successful outcomes; computer literacy; excellent communication skills; experience in creating and sustaining community partnerships.

Child Care Program Director - Glendale/Peoria--Deer Valley YMCA (Glendale/Peoria)

Responsible for administration, fiscal development/management, program development, staff and volunteer recruitment and overall marketing/communication of program departments. This position currently oversees the operation of 19 licensed before/after program locations, 6 summer day camp locations, and 3 preschool program locations. Ensures ongoing communication with parents, program participants, staff and program host locations. Must ensure all program locations are able to comply with current state licensing regulations and YMCA policies. Incumbent must have good communication skills and experience in recruitment, training, supervision of staff. Hiring range: $28,162-$35,203.

Applicant must be 21 years of age, have high school diploma or equivalent, Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred, with a minimum 2 years experience managing multisite programs.

For more information or to apply, pleast contact Laura Taylor at lktaylor@vosymca.org or call 602-252-2963, ext. 105. Resumes are due on 11/30/05.


*New Listing* i-Learn Program Director - Lincoln Family YMCA (Phoenix)

Desired candidate will have teaching experience to instruct and assist teen and young adult dropout students participating in the YMCA i-Learn program. These students will be taking classes via a computer-based system and will need assistance answering general study questions and resolving minor technical issues that may arise. Ideal candidate will have 2 years of classroom experience, be Arizona Secondary Certified in either English, Social Studies, Math or Science, and be a self-motivated problem-solver. Duties include facilitating online high school courses, conducting new student interviews, scheduling students and supervising students in a lab environment, working with students one-on-one with high-school level curriculum, tracking student attendance and progress, following up with parents and counselors, as well as other task as assigned. A DPS fingerprint clearance card and a valid driver's license are required.  Please note this is a 12 month position. Hiring range: $25,837--$32,296.

For more information on this position, or to apply, please contact Laura Taylor at 602-252-2963, ext. 105 or e-mail lktaylor@vosymca.org. Resumes by: 12/7/05.


Program Director II - Chandler/Gilbert Family YMCA (Chandler)

Seeking an energetic, self-motivated, creative individual with a strong work ethic. Incumbent will be responsible for full operation of licensed Preschool, After School Child Care, Day Camp, and Adventure Club program. Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education preferred, with a minimum of 3 years experience managing multi-site programs, staff recruitment, training and supervision, budget development and monitoring, marketing and program development and assessments. The ideal candidate will have knowledge, experience and education with the National Association for the Education of Young Children's standards and criteria; in addition, the candidate will also be familiar and have worked with the Arizona Self-Study project for Accreditation. VOS YMCA provides an excellent benefits package including 12% retirement. Hiring range: $32,386-$40,483.

For more information on this position or to apply, please contact Laura Taylor at lktaylor@vosymca.org or call 602-252-2963, ext. 105. Closing date for applications is November 25, 2005.


*Multiple Positions* Phoenix Rescue Mission (Phoenix)

Aftercare Counselor

Phoenix Rescue Mission, nonprofit, Christian agency is currently accepting resumes for the position of Aftercare Counselor for Transition and Aftercare for the Men's Addiction Recovery Program. Prefer a licensed or certified substance abuse counselor, but will consider an intern or student. Must be able to work evenings and weekends. Please email resume and references to employment@phoenixrescuemission.org, or Fax to 602-272-5614. No phone calls, please.

Women's Program Director

Phoenix Rescue Mission, nonprofit, Christian agency is currently accepting resumes for the position of Women's Program Director of a future Women's and Children Center. Master's degree required. Substance Abuse licensure/certification & minimum of 5 years experience preferred. Please email resume and references to employment@phoenixrescuemission.org, or Fax to 602-272-5614. No phone calls, please.

Camp Director - YMCA Chauncey Ranch

Join the dedicated team of YMCA Camping Services in AZ as the Director of Chauncey Ranch. Responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of the operation, programming, staffing and budgeting. Must be knowledgeable in general camp operations; including facility (maintenance & development), food service, program operation and development. Candidate will be called to provide leadership in High Ropes course and climbing tower, Team Initiatives, Equestrian programs, Upland bird hunting, waterfront and target sports. Candidate must display leadership qualities and have a track record of building a team, have demonstrated experience in budget development and control, be a creative problem solver, dedicated to the ‘Y’ Mission and be motivated to build Chauncey into a premier “western camp.” 2006 budget exceeds $800K, camp has 175 beds with an incredible Equestrian facility and hunting operation. On-site position requires 5 years YMCA camp experience, striving for/or having attained a Sr. Director Certificate. Hiring range: $35,300--$44, 125; includes housing & 12% retirement.

For more information on this position or to apply, please contact Laura Taylor at lktaylor@vosymca.org or call 602-252-2963, ext. 105. Closing date for applications is November 30, 2005.


*Multiple Positions* Valley of the Sun United Way (Phoenix)

Development Officer

Valley of the Sun United Way has an opening for a Development Officer. The person in this position is a member of the Development department and is responsible for raising funds, developing/managing assigned companies in the planning, organizing, reporting and auditing of the yearly fundraising campaign, while maximizing funds to help those most in need throughout our community. Primary responsibilities will include; extensive contact with high level community and business leaders, United Way partner agencies, campaign coordinators and committee members, Loaned Executives and United Way staff on a year round basis, recruitment, training and management of volunteers, establishment of goals and objectives for improvement of campaign results, extensive public speaking during annual campaign and as needed throughout the year, researching, testing and implementing strategies to improve campaign programs and campaign effectiveness and ensuring goals of the campaign are met, keeping abreast of business and community affairs by attending appropriate meetings and seminars, maintaining accurate account information and planning and executing programs that support overall fundraising efforts. Detailed information on skills and abilities requirement and ways to provide your resume and cover letter to us, please visit our website at www.vsuw.org. Click on About Us, then Career Opportunities. Complete details will be available. Valley of the Sun United Way is an E.O.E. with excellent benefits and working environment.

Aspire Program Coordinator  

Valley of the Sun United Way has an opening for a person to provide programmatic support to the Valley of the Sun United Way Aspire Initiative by working closely with the Empowering Initiatives Director to support the progress and success of initiative. This position is a part time twenty five hour per week position, with no benefits. Funding is coming from a source outside Valley of the Sun United Way . Responsibilities Include; assisting in meeting preparation for Initiative committees, communicating regularly with initiative partners, providing or gathering information, conducting follow-up, collecting data and draft reports related to initiative activity and/or results, developing and managing a database to collect initiative evaluation data, learning and understanding relevant initiative outcomes and performance indicators, and assisting in monitoring initiative partner performance and conducting on-site monitoring visits of contract partners to assess compliance and performance towards required outcomes. For detailed information on skills and abilities requirement and ways to provide your resume and cover letter to us, please visit our website at www.vsuw.org . Click on About Us, then Career Opportunities. Complete details will be available. Valley of the Sun United Way is an E.O.E. with excellent benefits and working environment.


Valley of the Sun United Way has an open position for an Accountant. This person will perform accounting duties for the Finance & Administration department, as directed by the Vice President, Controller. This position is responsible for the fiscal management of all government contracts and acts as a liaison between the department, the contract's governing boards and the end recipient agencies. Main responsibilities are; Fiscal management of all government contracts, acting as main point of contact for government audits and interpreting government contract regulations and implementing identified procedures. Detailed information on skills and abilities requirement and ways to provide your resume and cover letter to us, please visit our website at www.vsuw.org. Click on About Us, then Career Opportunities. Complete details will be available. Valley of the Sun United Way is an EOE with excellent benefits and working environment.


Development Manager - Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records (Phoenix)

The Development Manager identifies and secures funding and support for the programs of the Arizona State Library through grantsmanship and partnerships. With the senior management team, this position will seek additional support from federal funders, corporations, foundations, individuals and other. Development activities include conducting research, defining strategies and designing budgets and to obtain new funds and to leverage federal, private and general fund monies. The position works within the goals and objectives of the State Library and in a collaborative team environment.

The State seeks to establish an endowment for federal and other grants match requirement. In addition, the several historic buildings maintained by the State Library require capital campaigns. An average external funding level of $250,000 is necessary. Some weekend and evening hours may be required. Note: This position is not covered by the Arizona State Personnel Merit System Rules.

Desired Knowledge and Skills: Must have knowledge of the principles and practices of development and fundraising. Establish relations with Arizona and national foundations, not-for-profit, fundraising or media industries; be able to plan, oversee, and execute marketing or publicity campaigns. Demonstrated track record of fundraising successes. Knowledge of Federal and State laws and regulations pertaining to funding of public programs and fundraising in the government and not-for-profit environments. Must be a self-starter, energetic, very detail-oriented and have the ability to work both in a team environment and independently. Ability to interpret and explain agency and agency commission goals, objectives and programs. Skill in negotiation and solving problems proactively. Superior oral and written communication skills. Ability to write detailed reports, grant requests, research reports, etc. Outstanding leadership skills suited to a collaborative, team-oriented environment. Strong public and community service orientation.

Desired Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's Degree or higher in Business, Marketing, Communications, Public Policy, Public Relations or a related field. Experience: three years program development or fundraising experience, preferably in a government or nonprofit agency.

Starting Salary: $55,000 - $64,000 per year, DOE. Work Location: 1700 W. Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007. Open until filled.

To apply, submit a letter of interest and a resume to ASLAPR Human Resources - DM, 1700 W. Washington, Suite 200, Phoenix, AZ 85007. An EEO/Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

Development Manager - Florence Crittenton (Phoenix)

Florence Crittenton, a 110-year-old leading nonprofit organization that’s fiscally sound and growing, seeks a Development Manager for a new position in the development department. Competitive salary and exceptional benefits. A great environment to work and grow professionally backed by a committed, qualified and professional leadership team and board of directors.

Under the supervision of the Director of Development, the Development Manager is responsible for managing, coordinating and supervising fundraising activities of the annual giving campaign, including the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individuals, foundations, corporations and small businesses. This position requires an individual who has the ability to implement a successful annual campaign and has demonstrated success in cultivating and securing major gift funding support and developing strong relationships. Must be able to develop and implement strategies to increase first time givers and create a membership for lower tier donors and have demonstrated experience and success with major gift solicitations; corporate gifts; grantwriting; direct mail campaigns; donor benefits, cultivation, and stewardship. Must be a committed professional in presence and communication, a critical and strategic thinker with an acute sense of detail and organization, and advanced computer and communication skills.

Qualifications: College degree required. Requires three years minimum experience in fundraising and annual campaign planning and management. Documented track record of fundraising success and experience with volunteers required.

If you are a qualified candidate interested in joining a dynamic growing organization, fax your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to 602-274-7549 or e-mail to jgrady@flocrit.org. EOE. Employee drug testing required.


Youth Development Program Administrator - Governor's Office for Children, Youth & Families (Phoenix)

The Youth Development Program Administrator plays a key role in promoting youth development throughout the state of Arizona by supporting the Governor's Youth Commission, the Arizona Statewide Youth Development Task Force, and the Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism.

Responsibilities include coordinating the GYC's quarterly meetings, planning and executing the GYC's annual project, managing all communication to/from the GYC and the Governor's Office, managing membership and recruiting, maintaining the GYC's web site, and completing other activities as needed. The Administrator is also responsible for managing funding related to the GYC and its projects, including submitting reports to meet all contract requirements.

Bachelor's (BA or BS) degree or equivalent required; two years experience in an administrative professional capacity or project coordination; teaching credentials a plus. Ability to pass state and federal criminal background checks. Experience in youth development. Experience in working directly with youth. Experience in developing and implementing training. Aptitude and interest in learning about underage drinking (substance abuse) and youth workforce development. Computer experience including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and comfortable acquiring new technology skills.

To apply or receive more information on this position, please contact Erin Hart, Governor's Office for Children, Youth and Families, Division for Community and Youth Development, 1700 W. Washington, Suite 101, Phoenix, AZ 85007. Fax: 602-542-3423. E-mail: ehart@az.gov. Please submit cover letter & resume with all applications.


Program Manager - Arizona Community Action Association (Phoenix)

Arizona Community Action Association (ACAA) is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, professional individual for a full time Program Manager position. Job duties include community presentations/training; preparation of grant proposals, program reports, budgets; contract management; liaison to community groups; staff various Committees. Some travel required.

This is an immediate opening. The qualified applicant has: contract and project management experience; excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to analyze, interpret, research, and report findings. This position requires a B.A. or equivalent experience. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package. Qualified candidates send resume and cover letter to: Program Manager Position, ACAA, 2700 N. Third St., Suite 3040
Phoenix, AZ 85004 or email to info@azcaa.org.


Mentor Program Manager - Phoenix Youth At Risk (Phoenix)

Phoenix Youth at Risk has an opening for a Mentor Program Manager. Candidate must be fluent in Spanish, have previous experience working in youth programs, able to work evenings and weekends when needed. Contact Doreen Pollack at 602-258-1012, 306 or send resume and salary requirement to doreen.pollack@phoenixyouthatrisk.org.


*Multiple Positions* Maricopa County Animal Care & Control (Phoenix)

Special Events Coordinator

Develop, refine and implement AC&C's mobile and off-site adoption programs. The position will drive a 32' mobile adoption bus and provide adoption counseling to new adopters. The coordinator will select animals, assure paperwork and monies collected are processed according to AC&C policies, monitor, order and replenish supplies and equipment as necessary. Must be available to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and evenings and able to carry up to 70 pounds. A valid AZ Driver's License is required and position must obtain a CDL within 3 months of hire. Applications are only available through the Maricopa County eRecruit system, www.maricopa.gov. For more information, contact Cherry Burk at cburk@mail.maricopa.gov or call 602-506-2740.

Volunteer Coordinator

Develop, refine AC&C's volunteer program while recruiting, training and communicating with volunteers. Update and maintain volunteer database, determine volunteer needs, coordinate assignments, recommend volunteer position descriptions and generate reports. Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills required along with working knowledge of MS Office Suite. Must be comfortable with public speaking and giving presentations. Position must be comfortable working a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends. H.S. Diploma or G.E.D. and 3 years experience required. Applications are only available through the Maricopa County eRecruit system, www.maricopa.gov. First review of applications will occur on November 7.


Youth Development Coordinator - Communities in Schools of Arizona (Phoenix)

Communities In Schools of Arizona is currently taking applications for a Youth Development Coordinator to serve at a small high school learning academy in Phoenix . General responsibilities include program development, implementation and evaluation, resource coordination and database management. A Bachelor's degree or documentation of relevant equivalent experience in Education or Social Sciences required.

The successful candidate will have a high level of energy, interpersonal and communications skills and excellent organizational, training, coordination and leadership skills. Preferred skills include bilingual, volunteer management and an established network in the education, social sciences and/or business community. Computer literacy in Microsoft Office and transportation (including documentation of insurance) required. Starting salary in mid-20's. Position is full-time and includes benefits. Please send a cover letter and resume to Communities In Schools of Arizona, at cisa@cisarizona.org.


Masters-Level Counselor - Tumbleweed (Phoenix)

Tumbleweed is a nonprofit organization founded in 1973 to help troubled youth in our community. Tumbleweed has eleven programs that provide a full range of services for at-risk youth that includes: short and long term shelter, transitional and independent living, independent living skills training, individual and family counseling, group counseling, tutoring, job development, personal and social skills development, Life Skill Development, Drop-in Center services, Street Outreach.

This position will provide counseling to youth and families. Performs screening and evaluation, information and assistance and case management to families. Maintains case records, assessments and reports. Must have Masters Degree in Counseling or Social Work, current certification or able to obtain certification. Must pass fingerprint background clearance.

For more information on this position, or to apply, please contact Anna Journey at 602-271-9904 or e-mail ajourney@tumbleweed.org.


Assistant General Counsel - Make-A-Wish Foundation of America (Phoenix)

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of America seeks an individual with a minimum of three years legal experience and the ability to manage a broad range of issues involving general corporate and tax, legal/regulatory compliance, intellectual property, contract negotiations/ drafting and employment law. Prior nonprofit legal experience is highly desirable. Successful candidate must have excellent communication skills, initiative and ability to appreciate complexities of relationships between and among the national organization and 72 separately incorporated chapters across the country.

Submit resume and cover letter stating the position you're applying for to: Human Resources, Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, 3550 N. Central Avenue, Suite 300, Phoenix, AZ 85012; Fax: 602-279-0855; e-mail: hr@wish.org; www.wish.org.


Case Manager - Save the Family Foundation of America (Mesa)

East Valley nonprofit seeking candidate for Case Management position. Ideal candidate will be responsible for case managing a caseload of no more than 20 client families and assisting those families in becoming financially, personally, and parentally self-sufficient. Knowledge of Community Resources is necessary and bilingual skills are a plus. A Bachelor degree in social services or related field is required. Salary: $26K DOE, full benefits, EOE.

Fax resume to Laura Skotnicki at 480-898-1191 or e-mail resume to lauras@savethefamily.org.


Database Manager - Grand Canyon Youth (Flagstaff)

Grand Canyon Youth, a local nonprofit organization, is looking for help with access database management, design and instruction for our growing nonprofit. The ideal candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Access and be able to help teach database skills to GCY staff.

This position is offered on a contract basis and salary will be negotiated based on experience. Position Open Until Filled. Please submit résumés to info@gcyouth.org or mail to P.O. Box 23376 Flagstaff, AZ 86002. Call 928-773-7921 with any questions.


*Multiple Positions* Self-Employment Loan Fund (Phoenix)

Business Facilitator

The Business Facilitator is responsible for conducting semi-monthly Circle meetings, as well as micro-loan packaging. This position will facilitate group meetings and provide technical assistance in marketing, managing, organizing, and financing small business. Facilitate setting agendas, and continue the business education of the borrowers within the circle. Review Business Plans and financial statements. The facilitator's main objective is to develop strategies to help business owners to grow their businesses.

Qualifications: Minimum of BA/BS in a related field or commensurate work experience with on the-job training. Two years minimum experience in community organizing, conflict resolution, team building, or group dynamics. Self-employment or micro-enterprise field experience strongly desired. Bilingual preferred. Ability to work with different cultures and diverse community organizations. Ability to resolve conflict within circles or other organizations. Work effectively with volunteers using project management skills. Ability to facilitate small groups a requirement. Fundamental understanding of marketing, accounting, lending, and finance desired. Ability to respond to a variety of demands and personalities. Energetic, open, creative attitude, good organizational skills and attention to detail. Commitment to the goals and philosophy of SELF is essential.

This position is part-time, non-management, non-benefited, and non-exempt. Pay range: $20/hr. Hours/Month: varies (afternoon & evening - Monday through Thursday).

Program Assistant

The Program Assistant is responsible for directing all Program Interest Calls (PICs) to the Program Coordinator. Also responsible for the input of data into excel spread sheets. Duties also include all underwriting functions including but not limited to preparation of all loan documentation, receipt of loan payments, sending loan payment reminders, and filling of loan documents. Knowledge of bookkeeping a plus. Must be detail oriented. Receive and respond to all incoming telephone calls. Take and deliver accurate, detailed messages. Screen calls as required. Assist both the Executive Director and Manager of Finance & Lending with all administrative functions. Maintain office procedures such as running errands, maintaining the general appearance of the front office and reception area. Process all incoming and outgoing mail.

Qualifications: Minimum of high school diploma, high school equivalent, or work experience with on-the-job training. One (1) year minimum experience in office related environment (training may substitute for experience). Proficient in Microsoft Office and Windows operating environments. Excellent phone demeanor. Ability to work with different cultures and diverse organizations. Ability to resolve conflict with individuals or other organizations. Work effectively and professionally with employees and volunteers using project management skills. Ability to accurately type 40 words per minute. Bilingual a must. Must have the a bility to respond to a variety of demands and personalities. Ability to create, develop and maintain working relationships with other employees and volunteers. Work well under pressure and able to meet deadlines. Energetic, open, creative attitude, good organizational skills and attention to detail. Maintaining the goals and philosophy of SELF is essential. Bilingual is a must.

This position is full-time, non-management, non-exempt. Pay range: $21,000- $28,000/yr. Salary is negotiable depending on experience. Benefits: two weeks vacation/yr, two weeks sick leave/yr, two personal days/yr, eleven paid holidays/yr, paid health and life insurance. Covered parking, self paid dental and AFLAC, 403B eligibility.

For both positions, cover Letters and resumes should be faxed to: 602-340-8953 Attn: Thomas or emailed to: thomashusband@selfloanfund.org.


Assistant Program Coordinator Intern - Phoenix Children's Hospital (Phoenix)

Arizona is second in the nation for child drownings. A unique position is available to be a part of the solution. This position will aid in the implementation of a program to prevent child drownings, Water Watchers at Phoenix Children's Hospital. A strong focus for the position will be public relations work related to Water Safety Day, the largest and most well known water safety event in Maricopa County. 

Hours are flexible; this position will consist of approximately ten hours per week during the months of December and January, increasing to 15 hours per week during the months of February through April. The position will be unpaid through December, with the possibility of a small salary available in January, depending upon the status of funding.

The position will entail assistance in event planning, marketing water safety messages to the co mmunity, and addressing community demand for water safety information and education. The ideal candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills, computer skills related to word processing, spreadsheet, and navigation of the web. Sound public relations skills are essential: confidence, an imaginative approach to problem solving, and strong collaborative abilities.  

Interviews will begin in November, with the position being filled by the end of November. For more information, please send your resume to Tiffaney Isaacson at or call 602-546-1712.


Executive Assistant - Chrysalis (Phoenix)

Chrysalis is currently searching for an experienced Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director. The ideal candidate will have five years of related experience, effective verbal and written communication skills as well as proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, ACCESS, Adobe PageMaker and Publisher. Development and fundraising and/or non-profit experience extremely desirable. Experience with scheduling software and fundraising databases also helpful. You must have the ability to work in a high pressure, limited resource environment. Candidate must be well organized and able to prioritize duties. Public speaking and presentation experience is also desired.

Responsibilities for this position include: assist Executive Director with phone calls, letters, correspondence, etc.; responsible for distribution mail from Executive Director outbox; staff liaison to Board of Directors; attend monthly Board of Directors meetings to take minutes and distribute; attend committee meetings as needed; attend all Management meetings to take notes and distribute; represent Chrysalis at community meetings as needed; assist with fundraising events as needed; assist with grant preparation as needed; prepare monthly, quarterly or annual reports for funding sources as needed; place employment classified ads as requested by management; provide support to staff through answering phones, scheduling, etc.; supervise front office staff; organize special events and projects as assigned; oversee updates and changes to Policy & Procedure Manual as directed; be an active member of the Policy and Procedure Committee; assist CFO and Development Director as requested; other duties as assigned.

If you would like to be a part of the Chrysalis administrative team please e-mail or fax a cover letter and resume to Michelle Wynne Johns at mwjohns@chrysalis-shelter.org 602-955-0165. Chrysalis is an EEOE.


Administrative Assistant - Arizona Animal Welfare League (Phoenix)

The Arizona Animal Welfare League (AAWL) seeks an administrative assistant with excellent customer service skills and MS Office proficiency to provide general support for the Development and Marketing areas.

The person in this role will manage the gift processing system including data entry, coding, producing acknowledgement letters, and running reports utilizing Raiser's Edge fundraising software. Additional responsibilities include giving tours of the shelter, taking donations via the internet and over the phone, working on events, and providing general support for the development and marketing departments. This position also serves as the liaison to the board of directors in preparing materials for board meeting.

Requirements include four-year degree, excellent customer service and time management skills. Proficiency with MS Office required. Familiarity with Raiser's Edge preferred. 

For more information about AAWL, visit www.aawl.org. Please email resume and cover letter to lisa@aawl.org. No phone calls, please.


*Multiple Positions* Child Crisis Center (Mesa)

Child Crisis Center East Valley, a nonprofit, non-discriminatory, non-sectarian agency dedicated to the prevention of child abuse, is currently seeking a qualified candidate to fill the roles of the following positions.

Childcare Specialist (Full-time or Part-Time)

Responsibilities include interacting with children, reinforcing concepts presented in class and group; admitting and discharging children as per Center policies; charting ongoing observations of children's behaviors; taking appropriate actions to protect the well-being of all children at the Center; administering and charting all medications as prescribed; reporting all emergencies, concerns of children and building needs to the appropriate parties; guiding volunteers in the care and activities of children and promotes positive and professional relationships; completing housekeeping duties as assigned; assisting in the preparation and serving of meals and snacks; maintaining safety, security and supervision of children at all times; responsible for morning and afternoon routines, including but not limited to hygiene, transportation to/from school, appointments, and field trips; participating in classes and groups with children as appropriate; assisting with upkeep of outdoor play area.

Minimum Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age. Education must consist of a high school diploma or equivalent. Must have 1 year experience meeting the basic needs of children ages birth to 12 years. Must have a valid Arizona Driver's license, pass a CCCEV driver's test and be eligible to be added to the Center's automobile policy. Salary range: up to $21,320 depending on candidate's relevant work history and educational background.

Counselor (Full-Time)

This position provides counseling services for children 13 years of age and younger. Responsibilities include providing on site individual and group counseling; participating in the development and implementation of procedures and protocol for efficient program functioning and utilization; maintaining appropriate and complete clinical documentation, initiates modifications of case plan as needed; maintaining awareness of children in placement, makes observations, file reviews, contacts with case managers, families, others involved in child's welfare; making recommendations as to child's potential assignment to receive agency's clinical services; determining, directing and facilitating the most beneficial and therapeutic service for children; utilizing consultation services as available and appropriate; assisting with crisis and post-crisis management as needed; assisting in the development, management and facilitation of assigned classes and groups.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling or related area. One on One and group counseling experience with children under 13. Licensing as a Counselor or Social Worker from Arizona Behavioral Health Examiners is preferred. Must have flexibility of weekly evening and occasional weekend hours. Must have experience in word processing in a Windows environment. Prior clinical supervision preferred.

Family Support Specialist 

Responsibilities include conducting home visits to assess family needs and provides supportive home visitation services; coaching and mentoring parents in the development of reasonable steps to realize their goals; facilitating family decision-making concerning the needs of the child without imposing personal biases or supplanting family authority; recognizing and identifying crisis and working within parents and other service providers to reduce or alleviate the severity of the situation; arranging and/or providing transportation to medical appointments and to obtain other social services; evaluating situations and determining when support from supervisor or other professionals would be beneficial to support families or to obtain services; supporting parents in fully utilizing all available community, agency/department, and school district resources; making referrals for services such as education, family planning, food stamps, employment, health services, assessment of children, vocational rehabilitation, psychological services, etc.; educating families on the health delivery process and their options, and encourages preventative utilization of these services; working in collaboration with the family to ensure follow-up treatment is received; advocating on behalf of families for social and health services and notifying appropriate individuals of crisis situations and ongoing problems in a timely manner.

Minimum Qualifications: Child Development Certificate AND 3 years in-home or family support experience or an Associate's degree in Social Work or related field AND 2 years in-home or family support experience OR Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related field AND 1 years in-home or family support experience. English/Spanish bilingual helpful. Must have experience in word processing in a Windows environment. Must have a valid Arizona Driver's License. The salary range is up to $32,968 depending on candidate's relevant work history and educational background.

Interested parties may apply by sending or faxing a resume to: Child Crisis Center, East Valley, Inc., Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 4114, Mesa, Arizona 85211. Fax 480-969-9277. You may also apply in person at 604 West 9th Street in Mesa. Please call our job hotline at 480-969-2308 x273. Please indicate shift/day availability on resume/application.


Responsibilities include food preparation and storage; maintaining compliance of sanitation techniques according to Maricopa County Health Department; adhering to menu as developed; preparing shopping lists, purchasing and preparing food items; tracking meals per federal food service program guidelines. Minimum Qualifications: high school diploma or equivalent; current food handler's license or obtain within 90 days of employment; at least 21 years of age; valid Arizona Driver's License; pass a CCCEV driver's test and be eligible to be added to the Center's automobile policy; ability to lift and carry at least 40 pounds; experience in institutional food service preferred. Computer experience (internet) preferred. This is an entry-level position and salary is dependent on candidate's relevant work history and educational background. Please state salary requirements when applying.

Pick Up and Delivery Driver

Responsibilities include picking up, loading, transporting and unloading items donated to the Center. Minimum Qualifications: at least 21 years of age; valid Arizona Driver's License; pass a CCCEV driver's test and be eligible for addition to the CCCEV automobile policy. Must be able to lift and carry at least 75 pounds. This is an entry-level position and salary is DOE.

FT Store Clerk

Responsibilities include assisting in the daily operation of the store located at Alma School and University in Mesa; maintaining cleanliness and appearance of the store; customer service, including running the cash register. Minimum qualifications: high school diploma or equivalent; at least 18 years of age; ability to lift 40 pounds. Wage (with retail experience): $8.00 per hour. For all positions, interested parties may apply by sending or faxing a resume to: Child Crisis Center, East Valley, Inc. Attention: Human Resources PO Box 4114 Mesa, Arizona 85211. Fax 480-969-9277. Please call our job hotline at 480-969-2308 x273 to hear all job openings.


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