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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

August 15, 2007

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What's New

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Registration Now Open for NMI 2007 Fall and Winter Certificate Program

The Nonprofit Management Institute is Now Year-Round and Online!

The Fall 2007 schedule reflects our introduction of the new NMI four-term year. As our students have requested, we are adding to our programs to offer professional development opportunities in Fall (September-November), Winter (December - February), Spring (March - May), and Summer (June - August) terms. Now you will find even more opportunities convenient to your schedule.

Also, we now offer online versions of two of our courses (NMI 102 & 112) and are in process of developing more.

For more information, please contact Jason Mistlebauer at 602-496-0193 or jason.mistlebauer@asu.edu.


*Apply Now* Public Allies Arizona

Do you know a young person who is committed to community service and interested in developing their leadership skills? 

Public Allies Arizona, a program of the ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management, has just a few slots left for the new Fall program year. Public Allies Arizona places dedicated, service minded young people (Allies) in 10-month, full-time paid apprenticeships in nonprofit organizations (Partner Organizations) throughout the greater Phoenix community. 

Public Allies Arizona is looking for enthusiastic young people (ages 18-30) that want to gain leadership skills and professional experiences while making a difference in their community.

Please visit http://publicallies.asu.edu or learn more about becoming an Ally

For more information please contact Andrea Tavilla at (602) 496-0427 or publicallies@asu.edu.


ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management releases "Speak Out, Speak Up," a proceedings paper covering the role of nonprofits in public policy and advocacy

The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management (CNLM) has released “Speak Out, Speak Up,” a proceedings paper based on the Think Tank on the Role of Nonprofits in Public Policy and Advocacy, hosted April 4, 2007, as part of the 9th Annual Forum on Nonprofit Effectiveness, “Speak Out! Empowering Nonprofits to Help Shape Public Dialogue.” The Think Tank, moderated by Dr. Rob Melnick, director of the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University, gathered leaders from a variety of agencies, including nonprofits, corporations and government. “Speak Out, Speak Up” captures the lively and involved discussions had by Think Tank participants concerning whether nonprofits should engage in advocacy and how best to engage in the process of public policy. The 12-page publication also provides a listing of acceptable advocacy activities, tax facts, a listing of online advocacy resources and a wealth of firsthand knowledge and experience.

The publication is free of charge and may be downloaded in .pdf form at http://nonprofit.asu.edu or by calling the Center at 602-496-0500


ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management releases 2007 Compensation and Benefits Report

The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management has released its 2007 Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Report for Maricopa County and Pima County nonprofit organizations. The 99-page report contains compensation data for 8,375 nonprofit employees across 82 different nonprofit positions, findings on employee retirement, insurance, paid time off, and detailed salary and demographic information on executive directors.

The 2007 Nonprofit Compensation and Benefits Report is available to nonprofit organizations for $113, and $277 for all other organizations and individuals. A brief highlight of the report is available on the CNLM Web site: http://nonprofit.asu.edu. Questions? Call 602-496-0500 or e-mail nonprofit@asu.edu.


Mark your calendars! 15th Annual Nonprofit Conference on Sustainability Strategies, Mission and Messaging: Cutting Through the Noise, Nov. 29-30 (Phoenix)

You can cut through the noise with innovative public relations, messaging and marketing tactics. Attend this interactive conference and learn how to effectively position your organization for clients, donors and the media.

Scheduled workshop topics include:

  • Fundraising communications
  • Marketing to attract volunteers
  • Getting your board on board
  • Your nonprofit and branding

Click here to register today for special early bird pricing! Questions? Visit http://nonprofit.asu.edu or call 602-496-0500.



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Ad 2 Phoenix seeking Valley nonprofit for pro-bono ad campaign

Ad 2 Phoenix, a Valley advertising, marketing and communications organization for professionals age 31 and younger, is searching for a local nonprofit organization to receive a comprehensive advertising, marketing, and public relations campaign created by club members. The organization will assist a Valley nonprofit in developing and executing a strategic pro-bono campaign to meet its goals and objectives.

Ad 2 Phoenix has annually chosen a non-profit organization that benefits a diverse segment of the Greater Phoenix population and created a comprehensive advertising campaign for them. Club members donate their time, creativity and expertise to the selected organization to craft a strategic campaign that highlights the nonprofit’s services and benefits that creates awareness of, and interest in, the organization.

Ad 2 Phoenix’s previous five public service campaigns have had a collective value of more than $2 million in donated media, conceptual creative development, public relations, account services, print and broadcast production, promotional events, and Internet services.

Past Ad 2 Phoenix clients include Waste Not, Teen Lifeline, the Volunteer Center of Phoenix, the Red Means Stop Coalition, Arizona Alliance for Arts Education and many more. In 2002, Ad 2 Phoenix received two national ADDY awards for the Red Means Stop Coalition’s Public Service campaign. 

An application must be submitted by a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization for consideration. Applications can be obtained by visiting the Ad 2 Phoenix website at www.ad2phoenix.com or by submitting a request to ad2phoenix@yahoo.com. Applications are due by September 15, 2007.


Seeking nominations for Philanthropy Day Awards 2007

Each year, AFP Northern Arizona Chapter, as part of a national celebration of philanthropy, recognizes outstanding individuals and businesses in the following categories. Categories that do not receive sufficient nominations will not be awarded:

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization
Includes service organizations. Meets specific community needs. Contributes direct financial support within the northern Arizona region. Involves Northern Arizona citizens in philanthropic and/or service activities.

Outstanding Corporation
Provides either direct financial and/or in-kind support to your organization or community in Northern Arizona. Please note specific achievements as a result of their support. Supports multiple organizations. Displays a commitment to community needs and fills a leadership role. Encourages employee participation in activities. This category includes large and small business, as well as corporate foundations.

Outstanding Foundation
Provides direct financial support to your organization or community in Northern Arizona. Please note specific achievements as a result of their support. Supports multiple organizations. Displays a commitment to community needs and fills a leadership role. This category includes private and community foundations.

Outstanding Volunteer
Demonstrates quality of leadership and organizational ability in fund raising campaigns. Provides direct financial support to organization or community. Specific achievements, such as new programs, launched through his/her efforts. Encourages and motivates others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement.

Outstanding Philanthropist
Contributes direct financial support within Northern Arizona. Supports multiple organizations. Specific results achieved from his/her philanthropy. Encourages and motivates other to take leadership roles in philanthropy and community involvement.

Outstanding New Fund Raising Executive
Less than five years fund raising experience Demonstrates commitment to expanding his/her knowledge in fund raising, and actively seeks professional development opportunities and/or mentoring. Shows a commitment to volunteerism both in the community and within AFP. Demonstrates improvement in fund raising over his/her tenure as at his/her organization.

Fund Raising Executive of the Year
Minimum five years fund raising experience. Demonstrates leadership, a commitment to volunteerism both in the community and within AFP, and pursues continuing professional development. Demonstrates effectiveness as a fundraiser for his/her organization. Encourages and motivates other to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement.

To submit a nomination, prepare a narrative, maximum two pages, addressing the following: Specific criteria mentioned above, award Category (please prepare a separate narrative per category, if nominating for multiple categories), nominee’s contact information (including name, organization, address, city, state and ZIP code, p hone number, and e- mail, if available). Also, please include the nominator’s contact information (including name, organization, address, city state, zip code, phone number, and e-mail, if available). Feel free to include any additional exhibits or attachments as necessary.

Mail, fax or e-mail your nomination(s) to:
Kristi Edwards, National Philanthropy Day Chair
1950 Rock Castle Dr.
Prescott, AZ 86305
Fax: (928) 708-0135 (if faxed, please confirm receipt by phone call or email)
Email: kedwards@azfoundation.org (please ask for confirmation receipt)
Info: (928) 708-9632

Nomination(s) must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, September 28, 2007.

Awards will be presented at the AFP’s Northern Arizona National Philanthropy Day Celebration 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Thursday, November 15, 2007 at the Best Western Inn of Sedona, in the Agave Conference Center.


Girl Scouts Call for Nominations to Honor Alumni

Do you know an exceptional woman of achievement in your community who was a Girl Scout in her youth? The Girl Scouts Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GS-ACPC) encourages you to nominate this individual to be honored as one of the Women of Distinction during the 2007 World Awards. This event will be held at the Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa on Saturday, December 8, 2007. The program begins with activities and a silent auction at 10:30 a.m. followed by a luncheon and awards presentation at Noon.

The nomination application is available at www.girlscoutsaz.org. Nominations are due to the GS-ACPC by Sept., 14, 2007. Six women (all Girl Scouts in their youth) will receive this prestigious honor.

All proceeds from the World Awards will help provide programs and services for girls and adults. Event sponsorships and individual tickets are available. For more information, contact Leslie Friedman, 602.253.6359, ext. 1203.


Women’s Foundation Seeks Applicants for Girls’ Philanthropy Program

The Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona is seeking 15-20 high school-aged young women in greater Tucson to participate in Unidas, a girls’ philanthropy program. This program will teach philanthropy, social justice and leadership through a hands-on grant-making project. Participants will have $10,000 to grant to community organizations that address a social justice issue selected by the girls themselves.

The program is scheduled to start in late September with a retreat, followed by regular biweekly meetings through April. Unidas participants will hear from experts in the community, research and analyze the social justice issues facing young women and girls in the Tucson community, and walk through a grant-making process, including creation of a request for proposal, application review, site visits, and allocation of funds to local agencies totaling $10,000.

Unidas applicants should have an interest in women’s issues and philanthropy, and be between the ages of 14 and 19. The program is open to girls who are not currently enrolled in school, home-schooled students, as well as girls who attend any high school in the greater Tucson area.

A second program will be taking place in Sierra Vista. 

For more information call Hillary Rosenfeld at 520-622-8886. Information and applications are available online at www.WomenGiving.org. Applications will be accepted through September 14.


The Children’s Museum of Phoenix Receives $250,000 Grant

The Children’s Museum of Phoenix has received $250,000 from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust it was announced today by Museum President & CEO, Deborah Gilpin. The funds will go towards the Museum’s Childhood Dreams Built By You capital campaign.

The Museum’s Childhood Dreams Built By You capital campaign currently stands at $6.5 million. Capital campaign funds are used to open a permanent facility for the Museum in what is now the historic Monroe School in downtown Phoenix. Construction work on the building began in earnest earlier this year with exhibit design/fabrication currently underway. The Museum is scheduled to open in June, 2008.


Art Enthusiasts Wanted at Mesa Contemporary Arts

Are you interested in contemporary art? If the answer is yes, then Mesa Contemporary Arts (MCA) Docent Program is for you!

A Docent is a teacher, serving MCA and the community in the field of art education. Docents engage the public to see the works of art through the artists' eyes by providing a deeper understanding and appreciation of the artwork.

In addition to meeting other people who appreciate art, docents also have several opportunities to network with artists and community arts leaders!

Join us on Tuesday, September 4 at 6pm for our Docent Mixer. Meet current Docents; learn about the upcoming MCA season, and the Docent Program. Light refreshments and good conversation will be served!

For questions and to RSVP, call Courtney at 480-644-6627.


Paul Velaski Joins Arizona Community Foundation as Chief Financial Officer

Paul Velaski has joined the Arizona Community Foundation in the newly created position of Chief Financial Officer. The Foundation is one of the states largest philanthropies, with $560 million in trust and endowment assets and more than 875 component funds.

As CFO, Velaski is responsible for managing the financial operations of ACF, including budgeting, forecasting, managing systems for reporting program and financial activities and safeguarding the assets of the Foundation. The CFO is the ACFs principle communicator for financial matters.

Velaski comes to the Foundation with 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector in finance and accounting, fund-raising, cause related marketing, strategic planning and event production. He spent five-and-a-half years as vice president and chief financial officer for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, where he developed and monitored the national offices $40 million budget and oversaw its finance, compliance, human resources and information technology functions. Velaski also served as interim president and CEO for seven months in 2004.

A resident of Gilbert, Velaski earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of North Dakota and is a certified public accountant.

More information is available at www.azfoundation.org.



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Foundation & Grants Collection Tour – Phoenix Public Library
August 17 (Phoenix)

New to Fundraising? Then come to the tour of the Foundation & Grants Collection!

If you represent a nonprofit organization, are new to fundraising, or looking for a refresher on the funding research process, then plan to attend this free tour. This presentation covers the following:

  • Defining your vision and mission
  • Meeting all your legal requirements
  • Building your board
  • Planning programs
  • Developing budgets
  • Database demonstrations of Foundation Directory Online and Arizona Guide to Grants

Date/time: August 17 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Location: Burton Barr Central Library, 1st floor, Public Training Room

Cost: Free

Register at 602-534-7768 or e-mail cecilia.ball@phxlib.org.


Success Planning for Nonprofit CEOs - CGSI Community Resource Center August 21 (Phoenix)

What if your agency were suddenly faced with the task of replacing the CEO because of an unplanned absence? Does your organization have a plan for a successful executive transition that is planned? This workshop will answer the question: why do we need succession planning?

Attendees will come away with the skills to develop a succession plan, be able to make succession planning work, and set up a process for successful executive transition.

Date/time: August 21, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Location: Grand Canyon University, Kaibab Conference Room, Phoenix

Cost: $85 (includes continental breakfast and boxed lunch)

Instructor: Linda Searfoss spent 31 years as the CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona. Linda has taught at Scottsdale Community College and serves as a trainer for nonprofit boards through Arizona State University Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management. She is a consultant for St. Luke’s Health Initiatives.

For more information and to register, visit www.cgsi.us and click on "workshops".


"Basic Volunteer Management" Training Course - Volunteer Center of Maricopa County
September 5 (Phoenix)

This 3-hour basic volunteer management course serves as an introduction to volunteer management training. Topics include: (1) developing your volunteer program; (2) needs assessment; (3) developing volunteer position descriptions; (4) matching the right volunteers with the right position; (5) recruitment and training volunteers; (6) supervising volunteers, including how to handle difficult volunteers; and (7) recognizing and rewarding volunteers.

The event will be from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Jewell McFarland Lewis Fresh Start Women's Resource Center on 1130 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85006.

The cost is $35, and Partner and AVACA member discounts apply.

Register with Patsy Kraeger 602-263-9736 ext. 505 or patsy.kraeger@volunteerphoenix.org

For more information, contact Douglas Wilkey 602-263-9736 ext. 892 or doug.wilkey@volunteerphoenix.org


Engaging Your Board in Creating Sustainable Funding Workshop – Benevon September 13 (Phoenix)

What board member wouldn't want sustainable funding for an organization they are truly passionate about? Yet everyone asks where to begin and how to engage the full board in making it a reality. This highly engaging session, designed for board members and executive directors/CEOs, gives you a tested and proven formula for leaving a legacy of a steady stream of mission-focused major donors who will give for operations, capital, and endowment.

By the end of this session, you will have learned:

How to reconnect your board members to their passion for the mission of your organization, three roles for engaging your board members in mission-based fundraising, and a proven formula for generating a steady stream of major donors.

This event will be held on September 13th, 2007, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center in Phoenix, AZ. There is no cost to attend.

To register, visit http://sforce.benevon.com/intros/Phoenix091307/RegisterPhoenix091307.htm and fill out the registration form.

Any questions, contact Ashley Petty at 206-709-9400 ext. 131 or ashley.petty@benevon.com


Flagstaff Grants Forum - Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits
September 14 (Flagstaff)

This forum connects grant seekers from nonprofits with funders to learn about opportunities for partnership.

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

Register online at www.arizonanonprofits.org.

Date/Time: September 14, 8:30am - 10:30am

Location: Flagstaff City Hall - 211 West Aspen Ave. Flagstaff

Cost: $25 ($15 for Members of the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits, Association of Grant Professionals and Nonprofit Resource Center of Northern Arizona)

Members of Association of Grant Professionals who are attending the State Conference will automatically be registered for the forum, at no extra charge.


12th Annual Not-for-Profit Conference - The Arizona Society of CPA’s September 24 ( Phoenix)

The Arizona Society of CPA’s cordially invites you to attend their 12th Annual Not-for-Profit Conference. This conference is designed to provide specific, practical coverage of critical non-profit accounting, tax, and legal issues, for CPA’s and individuals dealing with the fiscal challenges facing nonprofit organizations today.

Please hold the date of September 26, 2007 to attend this annual event at the Black Canyon Conference Center, 9440 N. 25th Avenue, Phoenix. The conference brochure will be available mid-August.


Seventh Annual “The Community Forum” - Make A Difference
September 28 (Glendale)

Make A Difference will host the seventh annual “The Community Forum” to gather a broad range of individuals from the public, private and nonprofit sectors that are concerned about the quality of their community and want to make a difference.

The Community Forum is a place that brings leaders of all levels, backgrounds and experience to the table to take part in candid exploration of what's happening in our communities. Workshops, led by dynamic local speakers, will discuss education, sustainability, the arts, effective giving and more.

The event is on Friday, September 28th, 2007 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and costs $85. It will be hosted at ASU West, in the La Sala Ballroom.

Find more information at www.makeadifference.org or 602-973-2212.


Volunteer Management 2007 Workshop – Volunteer Arizona
Tucson (October 19)

Internationally acclaimed trainers and volunteer management experts, Steve McCurley and Rick Lynch will offer a two-day workshop on volunteer management Thursday-October 18 & Friday-October 19, at the Pima County Abrams Health Center located at 3950 S. Country Club Rd, Tucson, AZ 85714.

For details visit www.volunteersoaz.org and click on left hand link for Volunteer Management 2007.

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Chief Executive Officer - Children’s Charity (Phoenix)

Arizona Chapter of Internationally recognized Children’s Charity is looking for a charismatic leader to fill the position of CEO to work with its board to drive dramatic growth in carrying out its mission. CEO will be responsible for: Management/Administration, Public Relations, Fiscal Development, Personnel Administration, and Board Relations.

The successful candidate will have: bachelor's degree (Masters preferred) and least 5-7 years managerial and fundraising experience, preferably in the nonprofit arena, with a strong knowledge of Arizona markets. Possess a vision for the future, with impeccable communication skills to articulate the vision. The ability to relate well to a wide variety of people, and a proven track record in fundraising, board development experience, budgeting and fiscal management, the ability to motivate and effectively manage people and volunteers.

Qualified interested candidates can email resumes to kalmmedia@cox.net.


Executive Director - Phoenix Pride (Phoenix)

Phoenix Pride celebrates and promotes the history, courage, diversity and future of the LGBT community in Phoenix, AZ by producing community events including the annual Phoenix Pride Party in the Park Festival and Pride Parade.

The Executive Director is responsible for the administration, strategic planning and management of the organization, including public relations, event management, corporate sponsorship, program development, volunteer management, legal compliance and business operations. To date, Phoenix Pride has been an all-volunteer organization, and is now hiring its first professional ED. For a full job description, visit our website at www.phoenixpride.org/ED.

Qualifications: Dynamic, entrepreneurial leader with at least 3 years of senior management experience. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience. Budget management experience. Experience in event management. Experience with corporate sponsorships and contract management. Excellent planning, management, writing, facilitation experience. High level of enthusiasm and humor. Demonstrated experience in working with LGBT individuals in diverse environments.

To apply, e-mail cover letter and resume to C. Ray Drew at RDrew@npsolutions.org with “Job Code: Pride” in the subject line. Phoenix Pride is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Job offer contingent on successful background checks. Resume review will begin immediately, so candidates should submit applications immediately.


Deputy Director – Phoenix Revitalization Corporation (Phoenix)

The organization is seeking a Deputy Director.  The overall purpose and objective of the position is to assure the efficiency and effectiveness of the agency by managing program and organizational functions.

Program functions include the day to day monitoring and management of program coordination and providing program services. The Deputy Director will supervise staff and assist in program research and development, fund development, management and evaluation.

On an agency wide basis, the Deputy Director is responsible for funds management which entails the monitoring of contract compliance and reporting.  This position also manages all human resource functions, will maintain the agency’s policy and procedures manual, and assist with the timely preparation and submission of official corporate reports. The Deputy Director will also represent the agency at numerous community and business meetings.

Executing these duties will require expert communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills with an emphasis on effective conflict management, highly developed organizational skills with detail orientation, high level of self-directedness within appropriate authority levels, and ability to direct people competently.  

A competitive salary and benefits package is available. For a copy of the full job description and application contact us at info@phxrevitalization.org. Also visit our website at www.phxrevitalization.org.


Administrative Assistant for Corporate Development – Phoenix Children’s Hospital ( Phoenix)

The administrative assistant performs a variety of administrative support functions for a department to provide for efficient, effective and customer service focused operations of the area.

Qualifications: Must have at least 3 years progressively responsible administrative support experience, 1 of which preferably is in a healthcare setting. Ability to word process at a rate of 60 WPM; proficient in Word, Excel, and mail merge, with intermediate skill level in PowerPoint including presentation animation and charting; good knowledge of Access for routine spreadsheet data entry and updating of established database files. Associates degree in Business or closely related field may substitute for 1 year experience.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. For more info or to apply online, please visit www.phoenixchildrens.com.


Administrative Assistant – NHS Phoenix (Phoenix)

Courteous front desk person to answer phones, handle mail, respond to general inquiries regarding NHS Phoenix services and programs, prepare Board and Committee packets for meetings, maintain orderly office files, accept client payments, schedule students for classes and counselor appointments, provide clerical support and back-up to staff and class instructors, input client information to NStep database.

Requirements: pleasant personality, bilingual in Spanish, good organizational skills, excellent phone and customer service skills, and good computer skills.

A detailed job description is available at www.nhsphoenix.org. Click on the Job Openings link.

For consideration, submit a cover letter and resume via email to pjohnson@nhsphoenix.org or via fax to 602.258.1666, attention Patti Johnson.


Receptionist- Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education (Phoenix)

Starting salary between $25,000 and $27,000. Candidate will be responsible for answering and directing phone calls, greeting and assisting visitors, and handling all incoming and outgoing mail. Also, performs copying projects when needed.

Must have experience using Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. Position includes medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K, pension and 3 weeks vacation. Projected start date: August 27th. Submit resume by end of business day August 20th to: Attn: Lara Slifko, Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education, 4201 N. 24th St, Phoenix, Arizona 85016. No phone calls.

Executive Assistant – Children’s Action Alliance (Phoenix)

Children's Action Alliance is seeking an experienced person to provide administrative support to the President, Vice President and Board of Directors.  Tasks include planning and coordinating events and meetings; managing the President's schedule, travel arrangements and correspondence; data entry and supervising administrative staff. For a complete job description, visit http://www.azchildren.org.  Salary range is $35,000 - $40,000 with excellent benefits.

Contact Amy Kobeta, Children's Action Alliance, at caa@azchildren.org, 4001 N 3rd St, Suite 160, Phoenix, 85012. (602) 266-0707, or www.azchildren.org.


Behavioral Health Administrator – Native American Connections (Phoenix)

The primary responsibility of this position is to direct and manage the administrative functions of Behavioral Health Services for Native American Connections. This position is responsible for policies and procedures, regulatory functions, facility licensing, contract administration and compliance and quality management.

To apply, send a letter and resume or complete and application to: NAC, 4520 N. Central, Suite 600, Phoenix, AZ 85012, fax to 602-256-7356, www.nativeconnections.org, or e-mail to m.stilwell@nativeconnections.org.


Administrative Assistant - Global Interactions (Phoenix)

Global Interactions has been working for over 20 years to create international partnerships and exchanges through conferences and programs. The full time administrative assistant would be responsible for routine office tasks as well as research, marketing, and program development. This person will need good computer skills, organizational abilities, great communication skills, and a desire to learn about China and the other international communities with which Global Interactions works. Please e-mail or fax resume to Jerrie Ueberle, President at info@globalinteractions.org or fax (602) 906-8887.


Administrative Assistant - New Way Learning Academy (Scottsdale)

New Way Learning Academy is seeking a full-time administrative assistant to provide administrative and clerical support for education and operations.

The education/operations assistant provides support for a variety of areas involving the day-to-day operation of the school including: student services, human resources, business/finances, facilities management, information management, office management and more. Also provides support as needed for the New Way Learning Academy Board of Directors and members of the administrative team.

Specific duties include: preparing various written materials, coordinating various campus activities, assuring substitute teacher coverage as needed, coordinating front office coverage, coordinating volunteer involvement, coordinating calendar and communications for board and administrative team members, maintaining school inventory, organizing and maintaining student records, coordinating school tours, presenting information for trainings and orientations, supporting oversight of facilities, assuring day-to-day facilities issues are addressed, working with various school vendors, preparing meeting and other materials for board members, and assisting administrative team in assuring compliance with legal, financial, administrative and other requirements.

Four-year college degree and proficiency in Microsoft Office required. Two years similar experience in non-profit or private education setting preferred. Ideal candidates will demonstrate exceptional communication and organization skills.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and two letters of recommendation to: Dawn Gutierrez, New Way Learning Academy, 1300 N. 77th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85257-3776. Or e-mail to: dawn@newwayacademy.org. No phone calls please.


Early Childhood Outreach Specialist - Association for Supportive Child Care (Phoenix)

This position will assist the CCR&R, S*CCEEDS, and other ASCC Program Coordinators in planning and executing the outreach objectives for their respective programs and work within the local community to promote ASCC services and quality child care.

Job Qualifications: Two year degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or a related field (work experience may be substituted for educational background). Minimum of two years experience in the early childhood or school-age field. A thorough understanding of the needs of young children and families. Excellent knowledge of community resources. The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. The ability to work independently and as a member of a team and to work collaboratively with members of other community organizations.

Northern Arizona travel required. Occasional evening/weekend work.

Position is full time, offers $12 per hour., and generous benefits. Please fax resume to Katie at 480-829-9283 or e-mail kdelafield@asccaz.org.


Career Development Specialists Aide – Arizona Women’s Education and Employment (Phoenix)

The Career Development Specialists (CDS) Aide will assist CDS with clerical needs, participant follow up, community development and office maintenance. The CDS Aide will work with sensitive information and must be keenly aware of keeping that information safeguarded at all times.

Major duties and responsibilities: Serve as support to the Program Staff, follow-up communication with participants, database entry into multiple reporting systems, maintain tracking system to assure attendance at program activities, coordinate job announcement data bank, distribute AWEE information to organizational partners, assist in community outreach opportunities as assigned, ensure office is properly stocked with supplies, ensure computers and printers are clean and in proper working order, organize and perform other office housekeeping duties.

Major requirements and education: two years experience in a position that requires organizational skills, attention to detail and adapting rapidly to changing assignments, customer service skills, computer proficiency in database entry, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Explorer, and valid drivers license and car insurance. Associate Degree or 2 years experience in related area and Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.

Contact Kathie Rudolph at kathierudolph@awee.org or 602-223-4333 for more information.

Fundraising / Financial

Capital and Major Gifts Officer - YMCA (Tucson)

An excellent career opportunity to join a growing association in the beautiful Arizona desert. The position requires skills in donor relations and capital development. The immediate responsibilities will focus on a YMCA capital campaign - planning, implementation, administration and evaluation of the association capital fund activities. The long term goal of this position is to develop and engage major donors in the programs of the YMCA and increase the YMCA’s commitment to philanthropy. College degree with at least five years experience in YMCA development work or comparable experience with another not-for-profit organization. Resumes accepted through Aug. 21st. CONTACT: Dane Woll, President/CEO, YMCA of Metropolitan Tucson, 60 W. Alameda, Tucson, AZ 85701. danew@tucsonymca.org


Development Coordinator - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona (Phoenix)

This position is responsible for performing all standard clerical functions generally associated with office operations and procedures. This position is responsible for varied duties required by the Vice President of Development and Development Department.

Responsibilities include: general support for Development staff, manage record keeping for all fund development activities, data entry in donor database for all donations, ensure appreciation letters are sent to all donors for events, tickets, in-kind and monetary gifts, manage event sign up, assist with planning and implementation of special events and assist with planning and implementation of annual fundraising campaign.

Requirements: A minimum of three years experience in a comparable position (bachelor's degree preferred), exceptional oral & written communication skills, ability to demonstrate accuracy in detail work, exceptional organizational skills, ability to maintain confidentiality, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a high activity environment. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experience with Raiser's Edge preferred.

Respond to HiringManager@bbbsaz.org or Hiring Manager, 1010 E McDowell Rd, Suite 400, Phoenix, AZ 85006.


Partnership Development Manager - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona (Phoenix)

The Partnership Development Manager works closely with the Development and Marketing departments to plan and execute a comprehensive fund development program and will work to identify, cultivate and secure funding from current and prospective corporate partners. The ideal candidate will have three to five years of experience in fundraising and/or sales, with a proven track record in securing significant gifts, building and maintaining long-term relationships with donors, contributing to a collaborative team and comfortable in a variety of social situations.

The Partnership Development Manager will work closely with Board of Directors, President/CEO and Development staff in the identification and cultivation of potential partners; identify industries, demographics or geographic areas with high potential for corporate contributions and create strategies to access these potential partners; coordinate with Marketing and Program Departments with recruitment of volunteers, as well as help secure new clothing donation sites. Ability to work hours outside the standard 8-5 timeframe and to travel, if necessary.

Requirements include: bachelor's degree, fundraising/sales experience, exceptional research skills and verbal and written communication skills. Candidates should be well organized, people-oriented, able to multitask, and able to maintain effective working relationships.

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: Hiring Manager, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona, 1010 E McDowell Rd., Suite 400, Phoenix, AZ 85006 or e-mail hiringmanager@bbbsaz.org.


Director of Special Projects - Children's Action Alliance (Tucson)

Children's Action Alliance is seeking an individual who will develop, implement and coordinate fund development. Responsibilities include managing donor database; produce reports, solicitations and acknowledgement letters; provide staff support to the Board of Directors; assist the Vice President in implementing a multi-faceted annual fundraising campaign.

Applicants must posses a bachelor's degree and 3 years of relevant experience; outstanding attention to detail; ability to multi-task and exceptional communications skills. The salary range is $35,000 to $40,000 with excellent benefits. For a detailed job description, visit http://www.azchildren.org.


Coordinator of Corporate Development – Phoenix Children’s Hospital (Phoenix)

This position is responsible for supporting the Annual Fund program with the overall implementation of Foundation annual programs and strategies established to meet the fundraising goals of the Foundation. The primary focus of this position will be on the solicitation of individual donors for contributions at or below the $1,000 level, and fostering external contacts with local and national Foundation corporate partners and individual prospects. This position also represents the Hospital and Foundation in the community. This position will assist in the planning and implementation of annual fundraising events, as well as other cultivation and recognition events planned by the Foundation. The successful candidate will have to demonstrate competencies during the orientation process.

Qualifications: Requires bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent work experience. Requires three-years of progressively responsible administrative experience. Two to three years of direct fundraising experience preferred. Community relations experience desirable. Must possess ability to work in a team situation, with little supervision, under deadlines and pressure, and to coordinate a variety of projects simultaneously. Strong interpersonal and written communication skills. Strong desktop publishing skills preferred. Strong organizational skills and effective interpersonal skills. Must demonstrate behaviors consistent with those identified as PCH core value behaviors.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. For more info or to apply online, please visit www.phoenixchildrens.com.


Development Director - Save the Family Foundation of Arizona (East Valley)

The Development Director is responsible for developing, coordination, and supervising fund raising activities to support an annual operating budget of 5.3 M. The individual applying for this position must have an understanding of comprehensive fund raising and the ability to achieve financial objectives, and must have:

Qualifications: A four-year college degree or equivalent of 5 years of experience, excellent written and verbal, interpersonal and organizational skills, the ability to function as a member of a team, a proven and strong track record in annual campaign, special events, and endowment fund raising. Must demonstrate sound judgment, initiative and independent thinking.

Send resumes to teresag@savethefamily.org.


Walk Manager – Arizona Foundation for Women (Phoenix)

The Arizona Foundation for Women is seeking a consultant to fulfill the position of Walk Manager for the 6th Annual Walk to End Domestic Violence. The Walk raises funds for local domestic violence shelters and programs.

Responsibilities Include:
Expand fundraising activities, including making direct solicitations; organize, coordinate, expand and manage Walk fundraising support activities, including recruitment and retention of volunteers, team and sponsor kickoff events in partnership with staff and leadership volunteers; develop and manage budget and timelines while maintaining accurate and complete financial records; responsible for volunteer committees and management.

Direct on-site event logistics for Walk; oversee production of marketing and communication efforts for the Walk; responsible for event follow up functions and evaluation.

To view the full job description please visit www.azfoundationforwomen.org

Applications accepted until position is filled. Competitive consulting fee. Flexible schedule.

To apply for this position, please submit a letter and resume to Emily Dietz at edietz@azfoundationforwomen.org or to the Arizona Foundation for Women, 2828 N. Central Avenue, Suite 1200, Phoenix, AZ 85004.


Grant Writer - Save the Family Foundation of Arizona (East Valley)

Save the Family, an East Valley transitional housing program for homeless families with children is in need of a full-time Grant Writer. This position is responsible for managing and expanding the grant program which includes the following: writing all funding applications, grant presentations, researching grant opportunities, and coordinating/leading all of the activities of the grant program. This position serves under the direction of the Executive Director. Save the Family seeks a creative experienced grant writer who is able to connect grant opportunities with the agency’s needs.

Qualifications: 3 years experience in grant writing, strong research, writing, planning, organization and problem solving skills, with a high level of diplomacy and the ability to organize and multi-task multiple projects concurrently.

Send resumes to teresag@savethefamily.org


Vice President of Development - HomeBase Youth Services (Phoenix)

HomeBase Youth Services has an opening for a Vice President of Development. The ideal candidate will be able to cultivate and maintain relationships with new and existing donor base; organize and oversee special events to reach targeted projections. The position oversees the grant writing process and assists with foundation relationships and strategies. The successful candidate will engage our CEO and Board with development activities through Board representation and involvement in events, etc., provide professional development of staff, work closely with our VP of Marketing and Communication to meet financial goals for direct mail, Web donations, etc., develop and write content, design layout, execute mailing and track appeals of direct mail, develop and implement opportunities for donors to fund special projects, which would include naming opportunities and program support, and develop, research prospects, and secure cause-related marketing and workplace giving programs. Qualifications must include five to seven years of experience in fundraising plus a bachelor’s degree or five years of equivalent experience.

Please send a cover letter, resume and references to humanresources@hbys.org or via fax at 602-263-5498. No phone calls please.


Fundraising Coordinator – ALS Association ( Phoenix)

The Fundraising Coordinator provides anticipatory, forward thinking and self-starting support of the Walk to DFeet ALS as well as major operational event and fundraising opportunities for The ALS Association Arizona Chapter. Manages and helps direct event and fundraising efforts including but not limited to direct mail appeals, corporate and foundation solicitations, and workplace giving. Responsible for supporting the implementation of all aspects of special events, fundraising and development programs.

Qualifications: Three to five years experience in nonprofit special events and fundraising including experience working with Executive Director, a Board of Directors and volunteers. College degree desirable combination of education and experience acceptable. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Computer literacy; database management experience highly preferred. Demonstrated ability to project and achieve goals. Personable, yet professional and confidential. Must have a mature and positive work attitude; reliable and resourceful. Success in managing multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Ability to work with and achieve success through volunteers. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team with a range of people including, but not limited to Board of Directors, volunteers, and staff. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and comply with continuous and multiple deadlines and evolving priorities. Willingness to work on evenings and weekends for special projects and events when needed. Working knowledge of nonprofit fiscal management, including fund accounting and budgeting. Commitment to the mission of The ALS Association.

Please send resume and salary history to hr@alsaz.org or fax to 602-297-3804.


Philanthropy Assistant - The Nature Conservancy (Phoenix)

The Philanthropy Assistant will provide administrative support to top-notch fund raising team for leading conservation organization. Requires skills/experience in computers and communicating effectively. Must be highly organized and able to multi-task. AA degree or 2-3 years of experience required. For a complete job description visit our web site www.nature.org/careers.

Send letter & resume by August 24 to Sharon Frye, Administrative Manager, The Nature Conservancy in Arizona, PhilanthropyJobsinAZ@tnc.org.


Senior Development Professional - Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix (Phoenix)

The Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix is currently seeking a dynamic, creative and experienced professional for the position of Senior Development Executive.

This position will report directly to the president/CEO and will be responsible for identifying and researching high-level prospective donors through various marketing venues; creating and managing strong donor relationships; and developing strategies for cultivation, gift procurement and recognition. Strong sales and development experience a must. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.

Salary is commensurate with experience, in addition to excellent benefits. Please forward resume, cover letter, including salary history to hr@jewishphoenix.org or mail to SDE, Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 201, Scottsdale, AZ 85254.


Development Professional - The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts (Scottsdale)

The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts seeks an experienced development professional to support the development department in the management and coordination of SCPA’s development and fundraising efforts to meet short- and long-term budgetary needs.

Under the direction of the Director of Development, this position works to develop, coordinate and secure grant funds for Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts programs, from government agencies and foundations. This position is also responsible for the management of the Center's membership program for members at the $50 level through the President's Club members, valued at $1,250.

The ideal candidate will possess strong communication, grant writing and research skills; knowledge of local and national grant sources; ability to multi-task; high level of organizational skills, follow through attention to detail; and experience with budget preparation.

Minimum requirement of a bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; and 3 years experience in grant writing, membership or equivalent combination of education and related development experience.

Must be available to occasionally work over 40 hours per week, evenings and weekends. Previous experience working at an arts or cultural institution highly desired.

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package.

For more information about the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, visit our web site at www.scottsdaleperformingarts.org.

Send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to resumes@sccarts.org.

Public Relations / Marketing / Communications

Membership Program Coordinator, Public Affairs - KAET Public Television (Tempe)

KAET Public Television (ASU) seeks an individual to coordinate direct mail, telemarketing and related e-communications efforts to acquire, renew, upgrade and obtain additional contributions from its growing base of membership support. Deadline for applications is 11:59 p.m. on August 21. For qualifications or application information, see Job ID #11859 at: www.asu.edu/asujobs.


Client Relations Specialist - Fresh Start Women’s Foundation (Phoenix)

As a Client Relations Specialist you will be the first point of contact for welcoming all clients to the center. This position is intensely focused on providing excellent customer service with a level of empathy and understanding of the diverse backgrounds and situations that bring clients into our center. In addition to providing excellent customer service, the Client Relations Specialists must be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment answering a high volume of phone calls while interacting and directing incoming clients. Experience or education in customer service, human services, or social work is preferred. Fluency in Spanish desired.

Duties and Requirements: Data entry, answering high volume of incoming phone calls, welcoming clients to the center, assisting clients in accessing resources available at the center. Organizational skills and the ability to multi task a must. Knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office programs. Ability to work well in a team environment.

Submit Resume to KMcKinney@fswf.org. No Phone Calls Please.


Office/Newsletter Assistant – Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management (Phoenix)

This position is responsible for preparing an online newsletter; editing newsletter submissions, writing newsletter copy, updating/maintaining databases, conducting Internet research, and assisting the Marketing Specialist and other staff members as needed.  Secondary responsibilities include occasional clerical tasks and providing receptionist coverage. Applicants must have proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Explorer, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.  Must have solid independent research methods with framework provided. Excellent verbal and written communication skills needed to edit the newsletter, including excellent proofreading skills. Macromedia Dreamweaver proficiency with basic knowledge of HTML. 20 hours per week, between $8.25 - $10.00 per hour depending on experience.

This position is staffed at ASU's downtown campus in the University Center Building, 411 N. Central Ave. All applicants must be ASU students.

To apply, e-mail resume or summary of work experience to Jill Watts at jill.watts@asu.edu.

Information Technology / Technical Support

Database Analyst – Phoenix Art Museum (Phoenix)

Phoenix Art Museum is looking for a Database Analyst to maintain and oversee the data management, reporting, and application integration function for users of Raiser’s Edge. The right candidate will have significant responsibilities in the areas of data and gift entry to ensure that cash gifts, donations, and pledges are accurately recorded in the Raisers Edge database and reconciled with the Finance and Accounting.

Additional duties include data entry of donor records; development of appropriate procedures, processes, and policies that efficiently enhance data integrity; performing data preparation for data exports and imports; designing reports and queries for mailings/invitations, etc.; and training new and existing users on Raisers Edge, and related Blackbaud products.

Submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Job Code ANR-DBA via e-mail to HR@phxart.org; or via fax at 602-257-2127.


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Maintenance, Facilities, and Food Service

Facilities Manager - Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development (Phoenix)

Position responsible for providing maintenance services to include house repairs, carpentry, electric, plumbing and air conditioning. Also, responsible for maintenance and upkeep of all group homes and agency facilities. Assures maintenance and repair of all company vehicles, coordinates with the Development department the pick up of donations to Tumbleweed and the delivery to appropriate destinations. Supervises and coordinates the work assignments of the maintenance staff in the facilities department.

Requirements: Valid AZ driver’s license, 21 years of age, must be able to pass fingerprint clearance. Must be able to stand, bend, kneel for long periods, able to climb ladder, able to lift 50-100 lbs on a frequent basis, able to reach above shoulder height, able to crawl on any type of surface, exposure to outside temperatures in Arizona climate. Salary ranging between $32,000 and $40,000, depending on experience.

Apply in person at 1419 N. 3rd Street #102 Phoenix, AZ. Fax resumes to (602) 271-0240 or e-mail hr@tumbleweed.org. Find more information at www.tumbleweed.org.

General Program / Coordinator

Web Assistant – Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management (Phoenix)

This position is responsible for maintaining and updating the website for the Nonprofit Resource Center of Northern Arizona (www.nonprofitnaz.org). The position requires experience using FrontPage and conducting web-based research.  Responsibilities include updating all pages of the website and maintaining an online membership list. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, able to work independently, and be detail-oriented.

This position is staffed at ASU's downtown campus in the University Center Building, 411 N. Central Ave. All applicants must be ASU students.

Hours: Daily Monday-Friday; 10 hours per week; Pay between $8.25 - $10.00 per hour depending on experience

To apply, e-mail resume or summary of work experience to Jill Watts at jill.watts@asu.edu.


Assistant Shelter Director - Flagstaff Shelter Services (Flagstaff)

This position entails a combination of direct service responsibilities and administrative assistance.  The Assistant Director will be primarily responsible for working directly with residents, and will assist the Director in administrative tasks as needed and act as Director in his/her absence

Responsibilities: Developing and implementing plans for shelter activities, filling out forms and keeping records up to date, screening potential residents for admission, enforcing shelter rules and policies, supervising employees and volunteers, problem solving and conflict resolution, and supervising residents.

Qualifications: Previous experience working with the homeless, mentally ill or substance addicted populations is required. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred.  Other highly desirable abilities and/or experience include strong communication skills, computer (MS Office, Quickbooks, Database) skills, crisis intervention, working with groups, experience in management or supervision of employees and volunteers. Offer of employment will be conditioned on successful completion of background check.

Three quarter time salary range $18,000 to $21,000 (DOE).

Please submit a cover letter that includes a brief statement of your interest in this position, a detailed resume and four professional references to: Flagstaff Shelter Services, Board of Directors, Attn: Wendy White, Chair, 3500 N. 4th. St., Flagstaff, AZ 86004, call 928-225-2533, or e-mail address info@flagstaffshelterservices.org

Application review begins August 9, 2007. Selected applicants will be asked to interview with hiring committee and full Board. Position open until filled. Anticipated start date October 2007.  


Community Organizer - Arizona Wilderness Coalition (Phoenix)

The Arizona Wilderness Coalition is looking to hire a Community Organizer, based in the metro-Phoenix area, to conduct outreach activities and to build support for wilderness and wild places amongst key stakeholders and interested individuals in the metro Phoenix, Casa Grande, Gila Bend, Buckeye, and other Maricopa County areas west of Phoenix. The position will involve frequent travel and extensive interaction with diverse groups of Arizonans, including elected officials, sportsmen, developers, and business owners, with the goal of procuring support for protection of Arizona’s spectacular wild land from these stakeholders.

The Community Organizer primary responsibilities may include, but will not be limited to, the following tasks: Coordinate communication between, and activities of, local partner organizations Increase participation among existing partner organizations and recruit new ones; Educate and build support for wilderness amongst government agencies and key decision makers; Organize and help lead hikes and outings for key stakeholders; Regularly give public presentations and exhibit at community events Work with AWC Communications Director to develop outreach materials, monitor media outlets, and generate appropriate feedback/response from supporters; Coordinate volunteer participation in all of the above tasks.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related field is preferred. Strong grassroots organizing experience and working knowledge of political campaigns, wilderness designation and public lands management is desired. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. The successful applicant should have a strong environmental ethic and have interest in nature and being outdoors.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Please submit cover letter, resume and references via email to Kevin Gaither-Banchoff at kevin@azwild.org. Position is open until filled.


Program Coordinator - Hozhoni Foundation, Inc. (Prescott/Flagstaff)

Hozhoni is proud to offer exceptional benefits, including 100% paid medical, dental, vision, and life premiums for FT Employees; paid training; generous time off; pension plan; Employee Assistance Program; and more.

The Hozhoni Foundation, Inc. is a leading provider of services for people with disabilities.  Our Flagstaff and Prescott facilities currently offer the following opportunity to truly help and change someone's life:

Residential Program Coordinators are responsible for supporting, coordinating and implementing various programs for adults with developmental disabilities. This is a leadership position.  Requires minimum 4 years experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities (minimum 1 year in a supervisory role); experience developing programs/activities in community-based settings for people with developmental disabilities; ability to work well both independently and in a team environment; ability to multi-task many different projects/programs simultaneously and prioritize as needed; effective verbal and written communication skills; and general computer skills.

Resumes are welcome; however, the Foundation requires a completed application for all positions. Applications may be downloaded from our Web site and then mailed or faxed. Or please come into one of our facilities to pick up an application.  The Foundation will only consider completed applications for open positions.

For more information, visit www.hozhoni.com or e-mail hozjobs@earthlink.net.

Application forms can be faxed or mailed to: (Prescott) The Hozhoni Foundation, Inc., 371 Garden St., Suite H, Prescott, AZ 86305, or fax to 928-445-6985. (Flagstaff) 2133 N. Walgreen St., Flagstaff, AZ 86005, or fax to 928-526-5909


Senior Coordinator of Corporate Development– Phoenix Children’s Hospital (Phoenix)

Under the direction of the Director of Corporate Development, this position is responsible for the development and advancement of the Corporate Relations program as part of the overall implementation of annual programs and strategies established to meet the fundraising goals of the Foundation. The primary focus of this position will be to identify and foster external contacts with local and national corporate partners and individual prospects. This position also represents the Hospital and foundation in the community. This position will assist in the implementation of annual Foundation events, including cultivation and recognition events. The successful candidate will have to demonstrate competencies during the orientation process.

Qualifications: Requires bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent work experience. Requires three years of general project management experience. Three years of direct fundraising experience preferred. Community relations experience preferred. Must possess ability to work in a team situation, with little supervision, under deadlines and pressure. Strong interpersonal and written communication skills. Strong desktop publishing skills preferred. Strong organizational skills. Must demonstrate behaviors consistent with those identified as PCH core value behaviors.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. For more info or to apply online, please visit www.phoenixchildrens.com.


Director of Special Projects – Children’s Action Alliance (Phoenix)

Children's Action Alliance is seeking an individual who will develop, implement and coordinate fund development.  Responsibilities include managing donor database; produce reports, solicitations and acknowledgement letters; provide staff support to the Board of Directors; assist the Vice President in implementing a multi-faceted annual fundraising campaign.

Applicants must posses a bachelor's degree and 3 years of relevant experience; outstanding attention to detail; ability to multi-task and exceptional communications skills.  For a detailed job announcement, visit http://www.azchildren.org. The salary range is $35,000 to $40,000 with excellent benefits.

Contact Amy Kobeta, Children's Action Alliance, at caa@azchildren.org, 4001 N 3rd St, Suite 160, Phoenix, 85012. (602) 266-0707, or www.azchildren.org


Alumni Relations Assistant - Thunderbird School of Global Management (Glendale)

The Alumni Relations Assistant provides project and administrative support to Associate Vice President (AVP) of Alumni Relations and Alumni Relations staff, works collaboratively with multiple campus departments on a variety of assignments, and is responsible for accurate, timely, and thorough execution of administrative functions.

Duties include: Manage travel plans and accommodations (domestic and international) for AVP and ARO staff, serve as campus-based liaison for planning of Council meetings, alumni events, etc., prepare AVP trip itinerary, work on chapter-related projects, support outreach to global alumni chapters, administer Chapter-related functions on My Thunderbird intranet, including addition/deletion of information, monitor Chapter email accounts to ensure accuracy and responsiveness, monitor Chapter web pages for accuracy and timeliness. Perform other duties as assigned/necessary.

Please see http://www.thunderbird.edu/about_thunderbird/employment/index.htm#1690 for full job description

Send resume and cover letter to: Thunderbird, The Garvin School of International Management, Human Resources, Ref. #1690, 15249 N. 59th Ave., Glendale, AZ 85306 or e-mail resume to HRresumes@t-bird.edu.


Technology Supervisor - Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts (Scottsdale)

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts seeks a seasonal full-time technical supervisor October 1 through April 1 for technical needs at Theater 4301.

This position is responsible for the design and/or set-up of all sound system, stage lighting and theatrical equipment. Must have experience planning, preparing, implementing and executing technical theater needs. Knowledge of advancing tech rider requirements, crew, light hang, call times, artist special needs and arrival, sound needs and facilitation of load in and out. Specific knowledge and expertise lighting and sound design, set-up and operation of stage sound, lighting and rigging systems required. Intermediate carpentry skills strongly desired. Track inventory consumables, budgets and reporting cost needs. Valid Arizona Driver License required. CPR certification and rigging certification desirable. Position is responsible to lead the work of technical staff and contract laborers. Supervisory experience desirable. Required to be on site at all times when crew and/or artist are on site for technical theater needs. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff, visiting artists and the general public required. Bachelor’s degree in theater with an emphasis on technical theater or six years experience as a technician at a professional level, or an appropriate combination of education and experience is required.

To apply, send letter of interest and resume to Resumes@sccarts.org


Assistant Box Office Manager - Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts (Scottsdale)

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has an immediate opening for a full-time, Assistant Box Office Manager.

The Assistant Box Office Manager will assist in the supervision of box office staff, including, hiring, training and scheduling. Assist in development and implementation of Box Office policies and procedures. Accounting and computer data entry, prepare ticket sales reports, correspondence and maintenance of database mailing lists. Oversee daily operations and assigned events including selling admissions and tickets. Manage ticketing and reconciliation of education programs, camp registrations, group sales, school performances, rental events and fixed seat package orders. Event setup and verification of events during the Performing Arts season.

Associates degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school, and one to two years experience in ticketing and supervision, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous box office experience is desirable. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package.

To apply, send letter of interest and resume to Resumes@SCCARTS.org.

Medical / Health / Direct Service

Temporary Part-Time Children’s Vision Screener - Prevent Blindness America/Arizona Division (Maricopa County)

As a Children’s Vision Screener, you would be trained and certified to screen for vision problems at local schools and health fairs. Approximately 18-24 hours per week from mid-August thru late October/early November. Occasional work is possible after this. Must be flexible and willing to drive where needed within the Maricopa County. Mileage is reimbursed. Morning/early afternoon hours. Occasional Saturdays. Great way to earn extra money. Fun, organized, dependable person needed. Experience working with children or in healthcare is a plus, but we will train the right person. Email resume to koren@pbaaz.org.

Housing Services

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Training and Education

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