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Arizona Nonprofit Community Report
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Arizona State University College of Public Programs

November 8, 2006

Welcome to the Arizona Nonprofit Community Report.

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What's New

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New Additions to Website for ASU CNLM Fall Nonprofit Conference,
Sustainability Strategies: Healthy Communities

- Instructions to Apply for Limited Number of Partial Conference Scholarships

- Information on Featured Conference Speakers

- Pre-Conference Workshop Descriptions and Presenters

- Special Conference Features

- Visit http://nonprofit.asu.edu for more information and online registration. Late registration fees apply after November 15th.


2007 Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Study - Get a Complimentary copy of the 2007 Report!

Your organization is invited to participate in the 2007 Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Study, sponsored and published by the Arizona State University Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management. This report is an update of the 2004 Nonprofit Compensation & Benefits Report and will contain salary and benefits information for executive directors and over 60 other nonprofit job positions in Maricopa and Pima counties.

Your participation in the survey will entitle your organization to a complimentary copy of the 2007 report, which will be published in the spring. The cost of the publication for nonprofit organizations that do not complete the survey will be $100 (the price for other organizations and individuals will be $250). The time you invest in completing this survey now will pay dividends in providing pertinent information to help your organization in its future decision-making.

This year, the survey is online and includes a function that allows for saving and returning to the survey at a later time. If your organization is a 501(c)3, has at least one full-time paid staff person, and is NOT an endowed foundation, institution of higher education or a hospital, you are eligible to participate.

The deadline to complete the survey is December 15th, 2006.

To access the online survey, go to http://salarysurvey.asu.edu and register as a new user.


Arizona Nonprofit Community Report Announces New Job Submission Guidelines

Starting with this issue, the Arizona Nonprofit Community Report will now run job listings for one issue instead of two . This change will improve the quality, variety, and navigability of the Job Opportunities section. Job listings from the previous issue of ANCR can be found on the CNLM website.

Click here for back issues.

The current policies regarding the word count, formatting and content of job submissions will continue to remain in effect.

Questions? Please contact Jill Faver at jill.faver@asu.edu.



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Blanket Drive to Benefit Central Arizona Shelter Services

Public Allies Arizona, a program of the ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management, is coordinating a Blanket Drive in recognition of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week - November 12 - 18, 2006.  The campus-community-wide drive is also being supported by the Downtown Campus - Department of Student Engagement, College of Public Programs, School of Public Affairs Network, College of Nursing, and American Humanics.  Blankets will be distributed by Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS).

Your donation of a new blanket will provide warmth to those in need throughout the winter.  Donations can be dropped off at the ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management, 411 North Central Avenue, Suite 500, Phoenix, and other locations throughout the ASU Downtown Campus.  For more information - please call (480) 496-0500.  To learn more about Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week - please visit: http://www.nationalhomeless.org/getinvolved/projects/awareness/index.html


Pima Community College Course Announcement: Strategic Community Alliances of Nonprofit Organizations (MGT 287)

As part of its nonprofit management series, Pima Community College in Tucson will offer the three-credit course MGT 287 in Spring Semester 2007. The class will be held twice a week, Monday and Wednesday, from January 17-May 14, 2007.

The course will study the types of relationships non-profit organizations have with their communities, including relationships with business, foundations and other nonprofit organizations. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to conduct research to determine trends, cultural issues, and the economic profile of relevant communities and constituencies. Develop statements of advocacy for social change for use in various venues to present the agenda of a hypothetical nonprofit organization. Compose a marketing plan from an actual or hypothetical organization. Evaluate modes and principles of communication to determine their effectiveness. Assess the benefits and challenges of partnerships with other nonprofits organizations, as well as other types of organizations.

This class is designed for executive directors, volunteer leaders and other staff of nonprofit organizations, as well as individuals seeking to gain a greater understanding of the nonprofit sector.

Cost: $ 155.50
Days: Mondays and Wednesdays
Meeting times: 5:30-6:45 Location: Downtown Campus Room ST 208 (Science and Technology Building, just south of Drachman in Tucson)

To register, visit Pima’s web site, www.pima.edu. For more information, contact Cheryl House, CFRE, chouse@pima.edu or (520) 206-4646.


AFP Announces Availability of Applications for the 2007 Professional Mentoring Program

The Association of Fundraising Professionals – Greater Arizona Chapter is proud to announce the availability of applications for the 2007 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!

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.  Scholarships for new membership are available. 

Class size is limited. The deadline for submission of the application and tuition fee is December 15, 2006. To download an application click here.  

For more information or to have an application emailed to you, contact Lisa Olivas-Cook at (602) 703-1660 or lisao-c@cox.net.


The Phoenix Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation 2007 Grant RFP Now Available

The Phoenix Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. is currently offering grants for innovative projects in the areas of breast health and/or breast cancer education/outreach, screening, or treatment support projects targeting services not otherwise available to the medically underserved or underinsured populations of Central and Northern Arizona Regions, which include: Apache, Coconino, Gila, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pinal and Yavapai counties. Grant funding is available for up to one (1) year. This year's grant amounts will be up to the following amounts: $50,000 for grant programs related to education $75,000 for grant programs related to screening projects and $100,000 for grant programs related to treatment of breast cancer. Submission deadline is postmarked or hand delivered (by noon) December 15, 2006. For more information please contact Charles P. Thompson, Grants Director 2040 W Bethany Home Rd., Suite 103, Phoenix, AZ 85015, or call 602-544-2873. Visit www.komenphx.org.


Foundation President Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Guy Mikkelsen, President and CEO of the Foundation for Senior Living (FSL), was awarded the Bishop Edward A. McCarthy Lifetime Achievement Award earlier this month, recognizing his dedication to the values of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) and his commitment to improving domestic poverty.

Mikkelsen was honored at a luncheon held at the Diocesan Pastoral Center. The annual ceremony kicks-off CCHD’s annual collection drive around the state. Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted was in attendance to present Mikkelsen with the award. Six other awards where given to religious and community leaders for excellence in social justice education, reflecting of social justice concerns, development of parish social ministry, enhancement of human life and dignity, youth foundation and mobilization of communities to enact systematic change.

This is the second year the Bishop Edward A. McCarthy Lifetime Achievement Award has been given to a member of the community. Bishop McCarthy, the first Catholic bishop in Phoenix, who dedicated his life social justice and human life, passed away in 2005.

Free Wall-Mounted Brochure Grid Rack for Nonprofit Organization

FREE to “good home.” Wall-mounted brochure grid rack (72”x48”) with 40 plastic brochure holders. Unable to use at new office in Scottsdale. Call Juliet if interested: 480-998-1880.

2006-2007 Community Assistance Fund: Applications Now Being Accepted

Applications are now being accepted from organizations looking to receive funding from the Junior League of Phoenix Community Assistance Fund. This year the maximum amount per allocation is $5,000. Please be aware that each year requests for funding far exceed the funds available.

Careful consideration will be given to: Innovative programs which are responsive to an unmet, identified community need; The possible use of funds as seed money for matching funds from other sources; The extent of local volunteer involvement and support for the project; The degree to which the applicant collaborates with or complements the services of other community organizations; The potential impact of the project and the number of people who will benefit; The applicant's fiscal responsibility and management qualifications. The CAF Committee must be able to ascertain exactly how Junior League funds will be used. Only one application will be accepted from each organization.

ALL applications must be postmarked or delivered to the Junior League headquarters by Friday, December 15, 2006. The distribution of funds will take place in May 2007. Applications will also be available on the Junior League website at www.jlp.org. Please call (602) 234-3388 for more information.


Girls on the Run of Maricopa County is Calling on Female Athletes

Girls on the Run is now seeking volunteer females to serve as Running Buddies. The job of a Running Buddy is to accompany and encourage one or two girls through her 5K experience at the RYKA Iron Girl Tempe 5K on December 2, 2006. That means running or walking at her pace and encouraging her to do her best, but also recognizing and respecting her limits. This is a one-time commitment, but each Running Buddy is welcome and encouraged to visit her girl's program as well, particularly as a participant in the mid-season “Practice 5K.” Running buddies should be enthusiastic, fun-loving, patient & supportive females who enjoy spending time with youth, and have the ability to run, jog or power walk a 5K.

Visit our website http://www.gotrmc.org/runningbuddy.php to download our application. The final deadline to apply to participate as a Running Buddy this season is November 17.

For more information on becoming a Running Buddy, please visit our website at www.gotrmc.org or contact our Running Buddy Director, Meagan at meagan@gotrmc.org or 480-650-4471.


Valley Teen Leadership Applications Now Available

Valley high school sophomores and juniors looking for a chance to hone their leadership skills, educate themselves about the community and explore solutions to critical local issues impacting their lives are invited to apply for the Valley Teen Leadership program.

Copies of the application are available by calling (602) 952-6760, ext. 2 or by going to www.valleyleadership.org. Completed applications must be turned in to the Valley Leadership office by no later than November 10, 2006.


Valley Leadership Man & Woman of the Year Nominations Accepted

Entering its 58th year, Valley Leadership continues the legacy of celebrating the accomplishments and contributions of one exceptional man and one exceptional woman at the annual Man & Woman of the Year luncheon. Nominations are solicited from the public in its search for qualified candidates, seeking those who have demonstrated significant visionary leadership and community service in the Valley. The 58th Man & Woman of the Year award recipients will be honored at a presentation luncheon on March 28, 2007. The nomination deadline is December 1, 2006.

The nomination form is available on www.valleyleadership.org.


Principles of Effectiveness for Nonprofit Organizations

The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management's Principles of Effectiveness for Nonprofit Organizations program is a tool that helps nonprofits assess their organization's strengths and weaknesses, create a plan to address what training they need, and undergo a peer review process that affirms the organization's advanced level of capacity.

This process essentially affords nonprofits the opportunity to find what weaknesses exist in a reassuring environment, and a roadmap that leads to a more effective nonprofit organization. It's simply building the capacity of organizations through self-examination. To learn more about this program, please click here. http://www.asu.edu/copp/nonprofit/asst/asst_pofe_info.htm



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Maximize Your Mission: Learn to Keep Staff and Save Money
November 14 (Phoenix)

As contributions and other financial resources become tougher to find, nonprofits must find new ways to support their missions. By identifying and addressing hidden employee-related costs, nonprofit leaders are able to keep staff and have more operating funds without raising a single additional dollar. This half-day interactive workshop offers tools to find and eliminate unnecessary hidden expenses in your organization. The session provides tricks of the trade to help each participant discover his or her nonprofit's own cost savings potential.

Maximize Your Mission is presented by Karen Ramsey of Compliance Partners, a human resource coach and consultant with extensive experience improving processes for nonprofit organizations.  Ramsey, a published author and national speaker, has a proven track record of improving productivity for nonprofit organizations.

Tuesday, November 14 (Phoenix)
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Flinn Foundation
1802 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix
$35 for Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits members; $60 for non-members

Register online at www.arizonanonprofits.org


Conversation Café – Make A Difference
November 15 (Multiple Locations)

Crisis in the Middle East: The Message in the Madness
What's the story behind tensions in the Middle East? What lessons can be learned by the US and other nations from the ongoing battle of ideologies? Talk about these questions and more in you neighborhood coffee shop:

Mama Java's
3619 E Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85018

Glendale Gaslight Inn
5747 W. Glendale Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85301

Coffee Talk Cafe
48 N Robson Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85201

Date and Time for all locations:

November 15, 6:30 pm – 8 pm

Join us as we explore the issues that shape our community, these 90 minute conversations are an opportunity for open dialogue - no ideologies are promoted, all opinions and ideas are welcome. 

RSVP at www.makeadifference.org, e-mail jennifer@makeadifference.org, or just stop by to participate!


Free Community Film Screening Event – Make A Difference
November 16 (Mesa)

”Shadya” - A film about a 17-year old Muslim girl, Israeli citizen, and World Karate Champion who fights to win her independence from the traditional life expected by her community.

Who: Make a Difference, Channel Eight, and Mesa Community College.
What: Film Screening, and guided discussion of the film featuring leaders of the local Muslim and Jewish communities.
When:  November 16, 2006. Doors open at 5:30pm, Film at 6:00pm, Discussion at 7:00pm.
Where: Mesa Community College, Kirk Student Center in the Navajo Room. 1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa, AZ 85202

For more information or questions contact Stacy at stacy@makeadifference.org or visit www.makeadifference.org.


Volunteer Center of Maricopa County Presents - Volunteer Management Pathways (Multiple dates - Phoenix)

The Volunteer Center is proud to present a new educational series to assist volunteer managers and those interested in volunteer management. This yearlong series consists of three-hour trainings, one and a half hour work shops, best practices brown bag breakfasts, and individual consultations. The following is a schedule of trainings and resources available to all organizations interested in improving volunteer management:

November 16: Start a Volunteer Program (3 hrs.) 

Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Scottsdale Community College Instructional Technology Building Rm. #1, 9000 E. Chaparral Rd., Scottsdale
Trainer: Ava Stanford of Mayo Hospital
Cost: $60 (Partner and AVACA member discounts apply)

November 28: Volunteer Management Consultations (45 min.)

Location: Volunteer Management Team Members and CEO of Volunteer Center individual consultations available to address your volunteer needs. Please call for appointments.
Cost: $10 for individual consultations this month (normally $50).

December 7: Legal Issues Associated with Utilizing Volunteers (3 hrs.)

Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Southwest Human Development Boardroom,  2850 N. 24th St., Phoenix
Trainer: Raya Tahan of Tahan Law Office
Cost: $60 (Partner and AVACA member discounts apply)

For more information please contact Douglas Wilkey at 602-263-9736 ext. 892 or doug.Wilkey@volunteerphoenix.org. To register please contact Patsy Kraeger at 602-263-9736 ext. 505 or Patsy.Kraeger@volunteerphoenix.org.


Arizona State University Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management, 14th Annual Nonprofit Conference Sustainability Strategies: Healthy Communities
November 30 – December 1, 2006  (Phoenix)

Pre-Conference Workshops on Social Enterprise, Fundraising & Donor Loyalty, Special Event Marketing
Cost: Conference Registration fees $163-$198; Pre-conference workshops $75; Late Fees after November 15
Location: Hyatt Regency Downtown Phoenix, 122 North Second Street

Keynote Speakers: Emily Gantz McKay, Mosaica, Washington, DC; David Chernow, JA Worldwide (Junior Achievement),and Paul Luna, Helios Education Foundation.

Choose from Fourteen Workshops: Writing an Effective Case Statement, Media and Public Relations to Promote Your Organization, Social Entrepreneurship, Financial Responsibilities of the Board, Succession Planning, Unique Nature of the Nonprofit Business Plan, the Capital Campaign Process, Online Fundraising Techniques, Successfully Integrating Volunteers, and more!

A Must-Attend for All Nonprofit Professionals! Ice Cream Social Networking Event, Focus Group Dialogues, Scope of the Sector Report. For more information and online registration, http://nonprofit.asu.edu


Phoenix Grants Forum Connects Nonprofits and Funders in the Community (Multiple dates - Phoenix)

The Alliance is proud to partner with the City of Phoenix, Arizona Grantmakers Forum, JUST GRANTS! Arizona and the Association of Grant Professionals Arizona Chapter to connect you to funding partners in our community.

The Phoenix Grants Forum is held four times each year: twice in the fall and twice in the spring. For 11 years. This forum is for grant seekers from nonprofit organizations to learn about opportunities for partnership with funders for community projects. Presenters will discuss funding opportunities to address local needs.

Location: Phoenix - Burton Barr Central Library - Pulliam Auditorium; 1221 N. Central Ave.
Time: 9:00AM to 11:00AM
Cost: $15 for Members of the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits; $25 for Non-members

Dates and Presenters:

  • December 12, 2006 - Scheduled Presenters: JoEllen Lynn, American Express, Terri Wogan, Social Venture Partners of Arizona and Tom Ambrose, Phoenix Suns Charities
  • February 15, 2007 - Scheduled Presenter: **By Special Engagement** Kresge Foundation - a national foundation from Michigan interested in capital campaigns in Arizona.
  • May 3, 2007 - Scheduled Presenter: To be announced.

To register, visit http://www.arizonanonprofits.org/events/eventregistration.aspx?eid=37.

To become an Alliance member, sign up at: http://www.arizonanonprofits.org/get-involved/member.aspx.



Survivor: Nonprofit Island -- Nonprofit Executives Prepare for Leadership Challenges
January 17, 2007 (Phoenix)

Are your prepared to deal with new challenges in the new year? Do you feel sometimes like you're on a remote island? Are you ready to build alliances with your board, your staff and your funders to strengthen your organization?

This one-day conference features dialogue with fellow executives about the challenges of nonprofit leadership. Hear a national speaker discuss findings from the Daring to Lead study of nonprofit leadership. Enjoy an innovative lunch presentation focusing on board-executive relations. And afternoon workshops will provide you tools and skills to handle stress, burnout, organizational continuity planning, and innovative leadership strategies. A resource fair will introduce you to services and providers to support your nonprofit.

Co-presented by the Alliance, Organization for Nonprofit Executives and ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management.

$105 for Alliance and ONE members; $155 for non-members (discount for multiple people from same org)

Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2007
Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Black Canyon Conference Center – Phoenix
Cost: $155 fee; $105 for nonprofit members of the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and members of the Organizations for Nonprofit Executives (ONE)

Register online at http://www.arizonanonprofits.org/events/eventdetail.aspx?id=44

Job Opportunities

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Executive Director - Arizona League of Conservation Voters (Phoenix)

Competitive salary and benefits. For more information contact Thom Hulen at 480.488.6131 or thulen@dflt.org.


Associate Director - The Parent Institute for Quality Education (Phoenix)

Reports directly to the Executive Director in terms of program management, administration and marketing. Identifies and secures the assigned number of schools per quarter, and meets with principals and other school personnel about date, time, space and all other details to prepare a successful Parent Institute program. Supervises recruiters and instructors, monitors their outreach to parents, class enrollment, attendance and graduation. Assists the Executive Director in maintaining accurate records, preparing class materials, hosting weekly meetings with facilitators and arranges the graduation ceremonies. Teaches the parent training classes as needed and serves as parent counselor. Serves as spokesperson for the Parent Institute.

Qualifications:Bachelor of Arts in the field of Counseling, Education, Public Administration, Psychology or related field. Consideration will be given to equivalent work experience in management, planning, training, teaching and group counseling in lieu of a B.A. degree. Experience in teaching, supervision, marketing, program planning, public relations and management is preferred. Experience working with persons of diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.

Submit via US Post, e-mail, or fax your cover letter, resume, and a list of references to: The Parent Institute for Quality Education – Arizona, 411 N Central Avenue, Suite 650, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Fax 602-496-1029. Email: CMendoza@piqe.org.


Director of Development - Arizona Perinatal Trust (Casa Grande)

This new position has been created on a contract basis to ensure the long-term sustainability of the Arizona Perinatal Trust through the creation and implementation of a fundraising program. This position is initially structured to be a contract role however it may transition into a full-time position. This position's primary responsibility is for the development and implementation of a fund development plan including identification, cultivation and solicitation of prospects, working both independently and with the Executive Director and Board of Trustees. Specific duties will include creation of a development plan and collateral material including a case statement, implementing an annual giving campaign, donor data base management, online and print communications, preparing grant proposals, directing and facilitating a special event, and developing sponsorships for the annual conference.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's or Master's Degree; a passion for mothers and infants; strong organizational skills; three or more years of successful fundraising experience; good working knowledge of the funding community; strong communication and interpersonal skills and strong computer skills. This position pays a minimum of $22 per hour for 25-30 hours per week.

E-mail or fax resumes to Deb Christian at deb@azperinatal.org or 520-421-9883.


Director of Development - Fresh Start Women’s Foundation (Phoenix)

The Director of Development will be a key strategic member of Fresh Start’s management team with responsibility for developing, implementing and managing all aspects of the Foundation’s comprehensive fundraising operation. The Director will manage a five member development staff, direct the fundraising work of the Chief Executive Officer, help direct the Board of Directors development committees, and personally manage his/her own portfolio.

The ideal candidate must be truly committed to the organization’s mission, have 5-7 years of progressive development and major gifts experience, and be strong, flexible, resourceful, proficient in both internal management and external relations, and strategic and tactical in approach. The compensation is competitive, based, in part, on experience, and benefits and incentives exist.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Development Search, Fresh Start Women’s Foundation, 1130 East McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85006, Fax: 602-257-9692. Email: djones@fswf.org. No phone calls please. AA/EOE.


Director of Planned Giving - Valley of the Sun United Way Foundation (Phoenix)

Valley of the Sun United Way (VSUW) is seeking a highly skilled development professional to lead, market and grow the planned giving program for the re-envisioned Foundation, and to actively participate in the Foundation’s major gifts program.

Reporting to the head of the Foundation and Senior Vice President of VSUW, this new position will have accountability for all aspects of the planned giving program’s strategic direction, execution and results, and for engaging in the personal cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual planned giving and major gift prospects.

Ideal candidate will have at least five years of progressively significant and relevant development experience and a proven track record in managing and marketing planned giving programs. Must have the skills and know-how to build and manage a comprehensive planned giving program while also contributing to overall major gifts efforts; technical expertise and knowledge of planned giving vehicles, tax law and estate planning; a natural ability to cultivate and sustain relationships; a track record in securing major and planned gifts; and a style that is down-to-earth, enthusiastic, credible and confident. Bachelor’s degree or combination of relevant experience and education required.

Compensation includes a competitive salary, outstanding benefits and relocation assistance if required. Email resume to palmercom@cox.net or fax to 602-604-9045.


Director of Finance and Administration – NAU Foundation (Flagstaff)

This is a leadership position in the University’s Advancement unit reporting to the Vice President for University Advancement (VPUA) The VPUA also serves as the Foundation’s president. The Director is responsible for ensuring a strong partnership with the university and its president, and with the donor community based on trust, effective service, and accountability. The Director plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the fiscal and administrative operations of the Foundation. Specific areas of responsibility include gift receipting, databases and information services, accounting, budgeting, investing, financial, and compliance reporting requirements, volunteer management, and the implementation of university and board policy. Emphasis is placed on strong interpersonal and management skills and strong accounting, tax, and investment knowledge.

For more information and to apply click here and see job id 556640.


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.

Requirements: Must have knowledge of the principles and practices of development and fundraising. Establish relations with Arizona and national foundations, nonprofit, 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 nonprofit environments.

Desired Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or higher in business, marketing, communications, public policy, public relations or related field. Three years program development or fundraising experience, preferably in a government, nonprofit, or community-based agency.

Applicants interested in being considered must submit their resume via the AZ State Jobs website at http://www.azstatejobs.gov. Keyword search: Development Manager. First review of resumes on Wednesday, November 15, 2006.


Community Development Director – Glendale/Peoria YMCA (Glendale)

The Glendale/Peoria YMCA is looking for a Community Development Director. The community development director of the Glendale/Peoria and Deer Valley YMCA will be responsible for obtaining funding in excess of $800,000 annually. These revenues will be generated through annual campaign, special events, endowment and grants.  Applicant must have five years fundraising and volunteer development experience in a nonprofit arena. Master's level education and previous YMCA experience is preferred. Salary is $55,996-$69,995 DOE. Send resumes to dlong@vosymca.org. Resumes accepted until November 10, 2006.


Major Gift Officers – ASU Foundation (Tempe)

Seeking candidates for full-time, professional, well-paid positions in a field institutional advancement that offers innumerable opportunities for satisfaction and career growth. The Foundation seeks applicants who have fundraising experience, as well as others who do not, but who have gained relevant skills in other fields and who are interested in building a new career in the world of higher education philanthropy. The Foundation seeks outgoing and engaging college-educated candidates who are passionate about the mission of higher education, people-oriented, personally well-organized and goal-driven.

Requirements: Work closely with deans, administrators and faculty, to develop ideas that translate the University’s fundraising priorities into gift proposals. Develop relationships with prospective donors, understand their philanthropic goals, and solicit their gifts to the ASU Foundation. Articulate the mission of ASU, its programs and activities in a succinct and compelling manner.

If you feel your work experience has equipped you with the skills to be a major gifts officer, please email a detailed cover letter and resume and or any questions you may have to: Elise Lapomarda at resumes@leodassolymar.com.


Development and Public Relations Coordinator – Children’s Angel Foundation (Phoenix)

Organize the development & implementation of an annual giving campaign. Develop & implement in cooperation with the Director, a planned giving campaign. Institute the development & implementation of a memorial giving campaign. Research potential grant donors and write grants proposals as needed. Coordinate the generation of in-kind donations for all programs and facilities as needed. Provide tours of facilities to potential donors and/or volunteers as required. Conduct community awareness programs and events including presentations and public speaking. Develop corporate contacts to increase corporate contributions. Cultivate third party donor events and individual donors.

Requirements: Excellent organizational skills, initiative and creativity, detail oriented, and excellent written, spoken language and presentation skills. Professionalism in cultivating donors and volunteers and have a proven track record of success in philanthropic development. Fundraising experience in a nonprofit organization preferred. Computer literacy and proficiency required. A B.A. or B.S. degree in related discipline is preferred but not required.

Candidates must pass a drug screen and a criminal background check prior to the first day of employment. Must be able to obtain a Class I fingerprint clearance card.

Please send your resume to Rhonda Pigati: rpigati@haciendahealthcare.org. Phone: 602-243-4231 ext. 104. Fax: 602-218-3270.


Program Coordinator - Northern Arizona Area Health Education Center (Flagstaff)

Program coordinator needed to help communities grow their own health professionals in northern Arizona. Responsibilities include youth health career programs at high schools and middle schools in northern Arizona. Programs include a 2-week “Future Health Leaders” summer camp, health clubs in high schools, workshops on college information, and other activities to inform youth about health career opportunities. Ideal candidate would have experience in health or education, and program planning. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. Some travel necessary. Competitive salary. Please send resume and three references to: Sallie Kladnik, jobs@northcountrychc.org, fax # 928-774-7066.


Program Supervisor, Health Program - Arizona’s Children Association (Phoenix)

Seeking a Health Program Supervisor who will organize and conduct monthly community health fairs; provide nutrition classes to community members; supervise the Promotora neighborhood revitalization program; work as a member of the health and fitness team at Golden Gate.

Qualifications Include: Bachelor's degree in a related field, master's degree preferred; 3 years related experience in the health field; Must be bilingual Spanish and English; Knowledge of health information and resources for minority populations; Supervisory experience preferred.

Salary Range: $30,000 - $45,000 plus full benefit package. Job Available beginning of December 2006.

For more information or to apply, please contact or send your resume to: Lilia Corona at LCorona@arizonaschildren.org, or fax 602-532-9408.


Curator/Collections Manager - Phippen Museum of Western Art (Prescott)

Seeking an enthusiastic individual to plan and execute museum exhibitions and manage the Museum's Permanent Art Collection.

For more information visit www.phippenartmuseum.org. Send letter of interest and resume to Kim Villalpando, Director at kvillalpando@phippenartmuseum.org or mail to 4701 Hwy 89 N. Prescott, AZ 86301.


Corporate and Foundation/Institutional Relations Officer – Planned Parenthood of Central and Northern Arizona (Phoenix)

Assist the Director of Development in the cultivation and relationship management of corporations; corporate, individual and family foundations; government; and other institutional prospects and donors. This individual must be proficient in proposal writing and is responsible for the application and submission of grants for restricted, unrestricted, capital, operating, and program funds from corporations, foundations, government, and other institutional donors.

For more information, or to submit your resume, please contact Annet Ruiter, Director of Development at aruiter@ppcna.org or (602) 263-4213.


Part-Time Youth Services Coordinator – Volunteer Center of Maricopa County (Phoenix)

The Youth Services Coordinator will manage the Youth Volunteer Corps, Reading Buddies, and Youth Placement Services. This will include the recruitment, training, and placement of youth in volunteer activities as well as tracking the numbers and impact they make which will require excellent relations with nonprofit agencies.

Hours: 20 + hours a week $12-17 per hour.

Email resumes to patsy.kraeger@volunteerphoenix.org. No phone calls please.


Director of Outreach and Enrollment Arizona Association of Community Health Centers - AACHC (Phoenix)

We are looking for a Director of Outreach and Enrollment. This position, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, implements and coordinates a variety of outreach and enrollment programs designed to identify under-served Arizona population and provide assistance for accessing services. Provides training regarding public healthcare programs. Oversees the AACHC Rural/Frontier Women’s Health program.  Researches and identifies grant opportunities, prepares grant applications, and reviews grants for contract compliance.

Qualifications for this position includes: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Health or closely related field with knowledge of health care project management or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree preferred. Have at least one year previous experience in public health or health care setting; preferably involving state and federal health care programs.

Benefits include employee health paid, vacation, holidays, sick, personal, 403B, Dental, vision, AFLAC, Life, STD. Great professional atmosphere.

Send resume and cover letter to: NadineC@aachc.org or Nadine Cummins, 320 W. McDowell Rd Suite 320, Phoenix, AZ 85004.


Hardware/Software Support Technician - Valley of the Sun YMCA (Phoenix)

Candidates for this position should possess a strong background in basic computer hardware, Windows 2000, XP and 2003 operating systems and Microsoft Office 2003 software. Additional experience/familiarity with UNIX, SQL, Microsoft Active Directory, Citrix, Codebase/FoxPro, and Christensen Computers OpTIME and FundTIME software packages is desirable. Candidates must have the ability to diagnose and resolve computer problems efficiently and assist users in a patient and courteous manner. A related degree and prior technical support experience are desirable. Salary is $33,034-41,292 DOE.

Send resumes to dlong@vosymca.org. Application deadline: November 30, 2006.


*Multiple Positions* Hozhoni Foundation (Flagstaff)

Be part of a team that values excellence, teamwork, integrity, and respect. If you're looking for greener pastures, come join the leading provider of services and advocacy for people with disabilities! We offer 100% PAID Insurance premiums for FT employees.

HR Recruiter

Experience in all aspects of recruiting process and worker's comp.  Requires background in HR functions and procedures.


Requires experience in PC, phone, filing, and good customer service skills.

Learn more at: www.hozhoni.com. Apply in person: 2133 N. Walgreen St. OR fax resume: 526-5909. EOE


*Multiple Positions* Native American Connections (Phoenix)

On-Call Behavioral Health Specialist (BHS)

The BHS is responsible for the safety of all clients and the facility, monitors daily housekeeping and reports required maintenance of the facility. The BHS must secure the facility, lock the gates and staff offices at designated curfew each night, and log the presence/absence of each client at this time. The BHS must prepare a written report of client’s activities each night, checking for attendance at mandatory meetings. The BHS assigns house duties to each client on a weekly rotation basis. The BHS observes clients self-administration of medications and documents that action. The BHS must notify their supervisor of any incidents that require an incident report. The BHS is responsible for securing the property and assisting in all inventory control.

Peer Support Specialist

Peer Support services are provided by persons or family members who are or have been consumers of the behavioral health system. The intent is to provide assistance in more effectively utilizing the behavioral health system service delivery resources through coaching, role modeling, mentoring and understanding the stressors of the individual.

Qualifications: 1-2 years experience in behavioral health field and understanding of the recovery process of the chemically dependent individual. If a recovering individual, be chemically free for one year for BHS and 3 months for Peer Support. Oral skill to effectively communicate with clients. Written skill for documentation. Work independently and make responsible decisions in crisis situations. Understanding of the Native American individual--Indian preference. Valid Arizona driver's license preferred. High School Diploma or GED required.

Preference is given to qualified Native American Applicants in accordance with the Indian Preference Act. If claiming a preference, a copy of valid documentation must accompany the employment application.

To apply, send resume or complete application: NAC, 650 N. 2nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003; fax to 602-256-7356 or email to m.stilwell@nativeconnections.org.


Customer Service Representative – Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts (Scottsdale)

Computer entries and accounting relating to service and sales of tickets and promotion of excellent customer relations. Must possess a positive sales-oriented attitude, provide consistently courteous service to the public and demonstrate ability to handle cash and credit card transactions with integrity. Box Office experience is strongly desired. Hours are available for daytime, evenings and weekends. Salary is $9.00- 12.50/hour DOE. EOE.

To apply, please email Resumes@sccarts.org.


Graphic Design and Advertising Intern – Greater Oro Valley Arts Council (Oro Valley)

The Greater Oro Valley Arts Council (GOVAC), a nonprofit arts organization that plans and implements over 40 art specific events each year, is seeking applicants for a year round Graphic Design and Advertising Intern (paid) to work out of the GOVAC offices in Oro Valley.

The position would be responsible for all graphic design capabilities for all printed and published materials produced by GOVAC, Quarterly Newsletters, Event Flyers and promotional media, advertisements published in local newspaper and print media outlets, GOVAC Playbill (ad placement and design, aid in development of GOVAC television video/commercial development. Position pays $11-$13 hourly. E-mail resumes to kategovac@qwest.net by November 15, 2006.


Administrative Assistant – Free Arts of Arizona (Phoenix)

Free Arts of Arizona is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant. The ideal candidate will have one to two years of practical work experience in a business setting.  Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, professional telephone techniques, writing ability, computer skills and leadership qualities are necessary.  High customer-service skills, general office/clerical procedures and practices and computer proficiency in Windows-based applications including Microsoft Office are mandatory.

Vacation; Health Insurance; Mileage Expenses; Seminars and Training included.

For a complete job description, please contact Brenda Bernardi, Operations Director, at 602-258-8100 or at info@freeartsaz.org.


Board Members – AIDS Network of Arizona (Phoenix)

AIDS Network of Arizona (ANA) is new AIDS service organization in the valley whose mission is dedicated to providing educational and support programs for persons 50 years of age and over living with HIV/AIDS. We are looking for committed, energetic candidates who want to serve on the Board of Directors.

Make this coming year the year you provide a significant contribution to the community in need. It is an excellent chance for you to give in profound ways. It is also an excellent opportunity to network and meet new friends.

We are looking for candidates that encompass a commitment to the agency's mission; strong communication and listening skills; intelligence, thoughtfulness, and a deep desire and compassion for the older population living with HIV/AIDS; analytical and critical thinking skills; strategic thinking and problem solving; visionary thinking; prior nonprofit board service; interest in or knowledge of HIV/AIDS issues; some prior community service/volunteer experience.

This is a non-paid, volunteer position. The term on the Board is for 2 years. Persons wishing to volunteer on the board should be able to commit 6-10 hours per month on agency business as well as assist in raising funds.

Please visit our website: www.aidsnetworkofarizona.org. Contact Alan Kittle for further information: (602) 222-6226.


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