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Arizona Nonprofit Community Report
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Arizona State University College of Public Programs

October 10, 2007

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Don't miss these upcoming NMI courses!

Marketing for the Nonprofit Organization - NMI 112
Oct. 15 - 29, ONLINE

Learn the principles and practices of marketing and public relations in your nonprofit organization as well as strategies and techniques to successfully position your organization. Begin the development of a marketing plan.

Effective Governance in Modern Nonprofit Organizations- NMI 111
Oct. 26 - 27, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day

This course provides a comprehensive review of contemporary board governance issues, alternatives, and recommendations. The course will include nonprofit organization success factors, board imperatives, board organization, board development, board-staff relationships, strategic planning, board financial management concerns, manpower and financial resource development, and stakeholder liaison.

All live courses take place at the Mercado at the ASU Downtown Center, 502 E. Monroe in Phoenix.

Visit http://nmi.asu.edu to register today!


Register today! 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 keynote speakers include:

Scheduled workshop topics include:

  • Annual Fundraising
  • Information: What Must Be Shared and What Must Be Protected
  • Crisis Communications
  • Branding: It's Not Just for Cattle Anymore!

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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Valley Leadership Man & Woman of the Year Nominations Accepted

Entering its 59th 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 59th Man & Woman of the Year award recipients will be honored at a presentation luncheon on March 20, 2008. The nomination deadline is Nov. 20, 2007.

For more information, call 602-952-6775 or visit www.valleyleadership.org.

Mexico City Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) to honor Lorenzo Zambrano

The Mexico City AFP (Association of Fund Raising Professionals) chapter will honor Cemex CEO Lorenzo Zambranoas as philanthropist of the year at its November Philanthropy Day event.


Social Venture Partners Arizona Announces Grant Cycle

Social Venture Partners Arizona, (SVPAZ), a Phoenix-based venture philanthropy fund, will be seeking grant applications from qualified nonprofits or schools serving the metropolitan Phoenix area in support of programs that improve the academic achievement of children in grades kindergarten age through middle school age, giving special consideration to middle school students.  

Funding Criteria: Organizations and plans that feature innovative or creative programs that improve student’s educational achievement.

Organizations considered for funding will be reviewed with additional consideration given for programs that:

  • Assist children through tutoring
  • Promote parent involvement
  • Incorporate and support teachers
  • Integrate out-of-school programs with current school curriculum

Requests for up to $30,000 will be considered for general operating support. Those wishing to apply for the current Education grant cycle should complete an online application at The Arizona Community Foundation https://www.azfoundation.org/rfp/index.xpl.  The cycle will be open for applications until Oct. 17 at 5 p.m. For more information, contact Amber Schoenberger at Social Venture Partners Arizona, 602-224-0041 x 102.


Susan G. Komen for the Cure Phoenix Affiliate Grant Application Announcement

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Phoenix Affiliate is currently accepting grant applications for the 2008/09 funding cycle. The vision of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is a world without breast cancer. To that end the grant applications should be for innovative projects in the areas of breast health and/or breast cancer education and outreach, screening, and treatment to the medically underserved and/or underinsured or uninsured populations. The services must be provided within the Phoenix Affiliates service area which is Apache, Coconino, Gila, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pinal and Yavapai Counties.

For more information and a copy of the STEP Grant Announcement and Guideline and Application packet, please visit our Web site at www.komenphoenix.org.

Inquiries should be directed to Mary Dokes at mdokes@komenphoenix.org or by calling (602) 544-2873. Application must be received by 5:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 or postmarked on or before Dec. 14.


NFL Youth Football Fund Grassroots Program to Support Community and School Football Field Improvements

Deadline: Nov. 30

The NFL Youth Football Fund Grassroots Program, a partnership of the National Football League Youth Football Fund (http://www.nflhs.com/NFLPrograms/YouthFund/HowWeHelp_01182002_sim.asp) and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation ( http://www.lisc.org/), provides nonprofit, neighborhood-based organizations with financial and technical assistance to improve the quality, safety, and accessibility of local football fields. Applicants may request a maximum of $200,000 from the program to be used for capital improvements.

In order to be eligible, projects must be sponsored by community-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations or middle or high schools. In addition, all organizations applying for funds must be located specifically and exclusively within NFL Target Markets and serve low- to moderate-income areas within those markets.

There are two levels of funding available: 1) Requests of up to $50,000 for general field support (e.g., irrigation, bleachers, lights, etc.); and 2) Matching grants of up to $200,000 to help finance the resurfacing of football fields. A smaller number of matching grants of up to $100,000 each will be available to help finance the resurfacing of a football field utilizing natural grass/ sod surfaces.

Visit the LISC Web site for complete program information, including a list of NFL Target Markets.
RFP Link: http://fconline.foundationcenter.org/pnd/10009044/lisc


Community Volunteer Project Funding to be Offered

Through the Arizona Civil Rights Project, Local Units of Government (cities, towns, counties, school districts, school groups, tribal governments, etc.) or community partnerships that have a Local Unit of Government as the fiscal agent are encouraged to apply for funding. The funding will pay for materials and supplies to promote community volunteer efforts throughout the year, starting with MLK Day and continuing for an additional three days of service throughout the year. Please visit http://gocyf.az.gov/CYD for more details about the National/State Days of Service. The Request For Grant Application is expected to be released Oct. 9, 2007.  To find out more, please contact Huma Haroon at (602) 542-3482 or hharoon@az.gov.  


Children's Museum Needs 15,000 CDs for Wish Fish Sculpture

The Wish Fish project is an event where children and families will be asked to use colorful markers to express their wishes and dreams on CDs or DVDs which will then be attached as shimmering scales to a large sculptural fish form. The "fish" will then be placed as a permanent exhibit in the Children's Museum of Phoenix, opening June 2008.
Wish Fish provides a multi-step, sensory experience with many educational benefits and fosters a sense of individual ownership in the Museum. The Museum is in need of 15,000 donated CDs and/or DVDs for its Wish Fish project and is appealing to businesses and individuals alike.

Businesses and individuals can contact Kelley de Haan, Project Manager at the Museum at 602.253.0501 or kdehaan@childmusephx.org.


Free Classroom Space - AmeriTech (Phoenix)  

Free classroom usage is being made available in the AmeriTech Continuing Education Center at 5501 N. 19th Ave. for any type of presentation, class, or training. Free for most nonprofit organizations, with a small charge to corporations. Interested? Please call: 801-683-0781.


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona Honors Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Year

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona (BBBSAZ) honored its Big Brother and Big Sister volunteers of the year at the 13th Annual Big Event Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Venue of Scottsdale. Award recipients included Phoenix resident Arthur Fernandez, Phoenix resident Dave Howell, Mesa resident Sarah Page, Mesa resident Nancy Rogers, Phoenix resident John Spain, and Mesa residents Jaccy and Terry Wilson.


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Preparing an Effective Letter of Inquiry: Form and Function - Nonprofit Resource Center of Northern Arizona
Oct. 11 (Flagstaff)

Overview: Frequently a foundation or other funding source may publish guidelines on their Web site or in printed materials that ask your nonprofit organization to submit a "letter of inquiry" rather than a formal grant proposal. It's tempting when facing the crush of responsibilities and deadlines to dash something off informally rather than disciplining ourselves to make a compelling and professional request for support.

Date/time: Thursday, Oct. 11 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Location: Coconino Center for the Arts in Flagstaff

Presenter: Jamey Hasapis serves as Director of Operations for the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra. Prior to his moving to Flagstaff, Mr. Hasapis has served on a variety of nonprofit boards and community interest groups.

Cost: Free for NPRC members; $10 for nonmembers

How to Register: http://www.nonprofitnaz.org/BrownBagRegister.html or contact LinMarie DiCianni, Program Coordinator at programs@nonprofitnaz.org or 928-527-7926


Increasing Community Outreach with Today's Internet Technologies - Cox Communications, the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona and NPower Arizona
Oct. 16, Nov. 28 and Dec. 11 (Tucson)

Overview: Learn how to use today's Internet technologies to increase awareness of your mission. Nonprofit organizations, grassroots community groups, and government representatives that need to learn more about how to reach and build communities online should attend these FREE workshops:


  • Tuesday, Oct. 16 - Foolproof Web Planning: Is It Time to Redesign? - 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 28 - Making the Case for MySpace (and other free Internet tools) - 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 11 - The New Frontier: Digital Storytelling - 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation building, 3182 N. Swan, Tucson AZ 85712

Cost: Free

How to Register: Registration begins at 11 a.m. and a complimentary lunch will be served. To access directions to the Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation or for more information on workshop outlines, please visit www.npoweraz.org or www.cfsoaz.org.

Tucson Grants Forum - Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits
Oct. 17 (Tucson)

Date/time: Wednesday, Oct. 17 8:30 - 11 a.m.

Location: Tucson - University of Arizona Campus, Bio-5 Building

Cost: Fee: $25
$15 for Members of the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and the Association of Grant Professionals


  • Paul Luna, Helios Foundation
  • Sharon Foltz, Tucson Electric Power
  • Ann-Mary Johnson, Arizona Humanities Council
  • Steve Alley, Community Foundation for Southern Arizona

How to Register: Visit www.arizonanonprofits.org for more information!


Volunteer Management 2007 Training - Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona
Oct. 18 & 19 (Tucson)

Overview: Volunteer managers and coordinators will have the opportunity to network and explore best practices in volunteer management at a special event in Tucson sponsored by the Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona.

Date/time: Oct. 18 & 19, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Speakers: Management consultants Steve McCurley and Rick Lynch, who co-authored Volunteer Management: Mobilizing all the Resources of the Community located at McCurley & Lynch will present advanced topics such as strategic involvement of volunteers, supervision of volunteers and staff relations, as well as the fundamentals of crafting recruitment messages for today’s volunteers.

Cost: $150 covers workshops & materials, continental breakfast, lunch

How to Register: Visit www.volunteersoaz.org and click on the left hand navigation link for Volunteer Management 2007 location, registration and payment information, or call (520) 881-3300 Ext. 136

Creating the Policies & Plans To Execute a Successful Fundraising Program - Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
Oct. 18 (Prescott)

Overview: Fundraising success is most effectively and successfully executed when certain policies and plans are in place within the nonprofit development infrastructure. The workshop will cover writing a Gift Acceptance Policy, a Donor Cultivation Plan, a Record Keeping Policy, and a Donor Recognition Policy. Workshop Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of creating the policies and plans necessary for implementing a successful fundraising program and how they work together for success.
  • Identify the key elements of each of the policies and plans.
  • Take away examples of policies and plans.

Date/time: Thursday, Oct. 18 10 a.m. - noon

Location: Hassayampa Inn Prescott, AZ

Speaker: Diana V. Hoyt, CFRE, has over thirty years of professional and volunteer fundraising experience. She created five nonprofit development offices in the Greater Phoenix area and has been involved in almost every facet of the development process.

Cost: $5/AFP members; $10/nonmembers

How to Register: Reserve your spot by e-mailing Alice at goalbusters@gmail.com


Grants Readiness: The Culture and Practices of Successful Grantseeking Organizations - Just Grants! Arizona
Oct. 18 (Phoenix)

Overview: What does it take to be a successful grantseeking organization? Success in grantsmanship involves much more than being able to write a good proposal. In this workshop, you'll learn how to lay the groundwork for effective grantsmanship in both your organization's culture and its practices. You will:

  • Understand the importance of mission-driven grantsmanship;
  • Have tools to determine your organization's strategic priorities;
  • Be able to identify your organization's needs and resources for your grant-funded projects;
  • Have a framework for developing and strengthening financial and program accountability; and
  • Know the resources and practices necessary to position your organization for grants readiness.

Date/time: Oct. 18 – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Phoenix - Catholic Community Foundation, 400 E. Monroe.

Cost: $55 per person before Oct. 11; $70 thereafter

How to Register: Complete details and registration at http://www.azgrants.com/workshops/detail.cfm?RecordID=414


Fiesta de Friendly House - Friendly House, Inc.
Oct. 20 (Phoenix)

Overview: Come taste some of the best cuisine, sample some the country’s best wines and premium beers, while enjoying a wonderful evening with friends at the Fiesta de Friendly House.  Round out your evening with a bit of dancing at the Baile de Amigos, featuring live music and a DJ, and come away with a new found treasure at the silent auction, which benefits the programs of Friendly House, Inc.

Date/time: Oct. 20, 6 p.m. - midnight

Location: Corona Ranch, 29th Avenue and Baseline. 

Cost: Tickets are $50, which includes complimentary food and beverages until 9 p.m. Cash bar available from 9p.m. to midnight.

How to get tickets: Tickets may be purchased at the door the evening of the event or you may you may contact Jesus Hernandez at 602-416-7209 or jesush@friendlyhouse.org.


What Mapping Can Do For Your Nonprofit - NPower Arizona
Oct. 23 (Phoenix)

Overview: Have you considered using maps to tell the story of your organization and of the community you serve? Have you ever tried to visually document the outcomes or impacts of your programs? Has your organization ever tried to explain the problems you're working to solve to people outside your field? If you are interested in learning how to visualize your data like never before, answer fundamental questions, or tell compelling stories about your programs through maps, join NPower Arizona and NiJeL for their next Tech Tuesday Brown Bag Seminar. NiJeL (nijel.org) is a local Arizona firm that provides mapping services to organizations that are looking to make the world a better place.

Date/time: Tuesday Oct. 23 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Location: Family Involvement Center, 1430 E Indian School Rd, Suite #110, Phoenix, AZ 85014

How to Register: Visit http://www.npoweraz.org/getinvolved/events/


Battling Back: Chronic Pain and Prescription Medications, the 8th Annual Spinal Cord Injury Educational Conference - Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association
Oct. 26 - 27 (Phoenix)

Overview: The conference is specifically meant to serve the unaddressed needs of individuals with spinal cord injuries, family members and caregivers. The two day event is aptly being titled “Battling Back: Balancing Chronic Pain and Prescription Medications.” The conference’s key note speakers and forums will focus on chronic pain experienced by people with spinal cord injuries and the use of drugs to combat pain, as well as self advocacy to prevent drug interactions of some common medications. On the second day of the conference, there will be a unique interactive session focused on seating issues.

Date/time: Oct. 26 - 27

Location: Banner Samaritan Hospital on Friday (Oct. 26) and Banner Good Samaritan Rehabilitation Institute on Saturday (Oct. 27). Lunch will be served both days in addition to an ice cream social on Friday.

Cost: Participation is free

How to Register: For further information please call AZSCIA at 602-239-5929 or email info@azspinal.org.


Grantsmanship Training Program - The Grantsmanship Centers
Nov. 5-9 (Mesa)

Overview: The Grantsmanship Centers signature Grantsmanship Training Program is coming to Mesa, Arizona. The Grantsmanship Training Program is a comprehensive, hands-on workshop that covers the whole grant development process, from researching funding sources to writing and reviewing grant proposals. More than 100,000 nonprofit and government personnel have attended this fast-paced, five-day workshop, which is followed with a full year of membership support services.
During this workshop, participants learn The Grantsmanship Centers proposal-writing format, the most widely used in the world. In addition to practicing advanced techniques for pursuing government, foundation, and corporate grants, participants work in small teams to develop and then review real grant proposals.
Participants exit the class equipped with new skills, new professional connections, and follow-up support services for one year, including professional proposal review, access to The Grantsmanship Centers exclusive online funding databases, and an array of other benefits. Many also leave with proposals that are ready to polish and submit.

Date/time: Nov. 5-9

Location: City of Mesa Library

Cost: Tuition for the Grantsmanship Training Program is $875 ($825 for each additional registrant from the same organization).

How to Register: To ensure personalized attention, class size is limited to 30 participants. To register online, to learn about scholarship opportunities for qualifying organizations, or for more information, visit http://www.tgci.com/gtptraining.shtml. Or call The Grantsmanship Center's Registrar at (800) 421-9512.

The Art of Electronic Communications - NPower Arizona
Nov. 13 (Phoenix)

Description: Using the internet as a communications tool has become a "must-do" for any organization. Even if your direct clients are not online, your other stakeholders (board members, funders, employees and volunteers) most likely are...and they EXPECT you to be there too! This Tech Tuesday will be a discussion on some strategies for tapping into your online potential. You will learn the 10 basic rules of eCommunications, some strategies to create more impact with your emails, and how this relates to your Web site and services.

Date/time: Tuesday Nov. 13, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Location: TBA

How to Register: Visit us on the Web to register: http://www.npoweraz.org/getinvolved/events/

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Executive Director - Central Arizonans for a Sustainable Economy (Phoenix)

Description: CASE is a new nonprofit group organizing for a more sustainable and equitable economy in Central Arizona. CASE is now searching for an Executive Director. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to social and economic justice, strong strategic organizing and communications skills, and experience with community and/or union organizing/research, public policy work, fundraising, grant writing, and leading staff. The Director will hire and supervise a staff of organizers and researchers to carry out the organizations work plan. The Director will report to a Board of Directors, but must be able to work independently.

How to Apply: Cover letter and resumes should be sent to Mike Vespoli, preferably by e-mail to: MikeV@ufcw99.com or by mail to: UFCW Local 99, 2401 North Central Avenue, 2nd Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85004.


Executive Director - Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence (Phoenix)

Description: Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence (AzCADV) is seeking a dynamic, creative individual who is seeking an opportunity to lead a mission focused membership organization. AzCADV is a 501(c)3 corporation with a budget of $1.1m, employs 15 dedicated people and provides Domestic Violence training, technical assistance, systems advocacy and a Legal Advocacy Hotline. The Executive Director will act as the chief executive officer and will be responsible to the Board of Directors. The position will require managing operations, spearheading fundraising and representation of the organization to the public in a variety of settings.


  • Bachelor’s Degree at a minimum, Master’s preferred or related experience A minimum of 5 years experience in a senior leadership position
  • Proven record of strategic planning and meeting operational goals
  • Extensive knowledge of budget development, oversight and forecasting.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships and strategic partnerships with government, business and other social service agencies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills Experience in creating and managing change
  • Experience in public relations, media and marketing.
  • Proven experience in building culture and developing a healthy work environment.
  • Experience in a membership organization
  • Experience working with a Board of Directors strongly preferred.
  • Experience in Human Resources.
How to Apply: Your resume submission MUST demonstrate your previous budget, staffing levels and responsibilities. Please e-mail resume and cover letter to Becky Martin at da@azcadv.org or send to Search Committee, AzCADV301 E. Bethany Home Rd., Suite C194 Phoenix, AZ 85012 no later than Oct. 30. Applications will be held in confidence.

President & CEO - Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona (Phoenix)

Description: The Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization headquartered in Tucson and serving Southern Arizona. Seeking a seasoned executive who is a dynamic, self-starting, visionary leader with strong management, organizational, fundraising, communication, and consensus-building skills. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

How to Apply: Complete job description can be viewed at www.volunteersoaz.org. To apply, send a cover letter and a current resume by Oct. 31, e-mail only, to: searchcommittee@volunteersoaz.org.


Executive/CEO - The Amblyopia Foundation of America

Description: The Amblyopia Foundation of America, Inc. (AFA) was incorporated in 2003 to protect children and their families from the devastating effects of undetected vision disorders by establishing the country's first nationwide vision screening program for schoolchildren. Currently seeking an experienced, dynamic leader to serve as Chief Executive Officer and lead AFA efforts toward a tremendous positive impact on public health while driving quality and consistency throughout the organization. Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the CEO will use a collaborative style to ensure the achievement of AFAs mission, vision, and goals. The CEO will have primary responsibility for organizational leadership, growth, planning, fund development, financial and organizational management, external communications, and effective organizational development and program quality. AFA is an equal opportunity employer and a diverse slate of compelling candidates is being sought for formal consideration.

How to Apply: Please review information about AFA and a complete job description (see Main Page at our Web site, www.AFAKids.org. Interested candidates are invited to e-mail a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, salary requirements, and how you heard about this opportunity. Please submit both documents in Word format, to jobs@amblyopia-foundation.org with a subject line of Chief Executive Officer. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


Executive Director - Habitat for Humanity (Desert Foothills)

Description:   Habitat for Humanity is located at 6042 East Valley Way Suite #1 in Cave Creek. The hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Flexibility in schedule for occasional evening meetings, weekend build-site visits, and speaking engagements. Excellent benefits package; salary commensurate with experience; with a minimum salary of $50,000. The Executive Director provides vision and leadership to accomplish the mission and goals of Habitat for Humanity Desert Foothills; supports and enhances the Board of Directors' efforts to provide strategic guidance to the organization; brings together resources necessary to accomplish the organization's goals; serves as the primary representative of the organization to the general community.

How to Apply:  E-mail cover letter and resume to: scibik@hfhdf.org . Deadline is Oct. 26.


Managing Director - Arizona Musicfest (Scottsdale)

Description: Arizona Musicfest is seeking a Managing Director of our music festival in northern Scottsdale to manage a large volunteer organization, oversee and drive the budgeting, marketing, development and volunteer initiatives and plan the events and other activities essential to the success of the growing festival. The Managing Director, Arizona Musicfest, is the Chief Executive Officer of the organization responsible to the Board of Directors and its Executive Committee.

How to Apply: Please send resumes to: jo@azmusicfest.org

Administrative Assistant  – Catholic Charities Community Services (Flagstaff)

Description: Needed to provide comprehensive administrative and clerical support to include but not limited to photocopying, faxing, mailing and filing and assist with special projects related to general administrative office functions. 

Qualifications: Must have knowledge of office operations, office equipment, word processing and spreadsheet software, data entry, computer database maintenance and operations. A minimum of two years prior experience in an office environment, with computer data entry and data base operations experience preferred.  Experience in a nonprofit environment helpful.  Valid AZ driver’s license and current vehicle registration & liability insurance required.   $11.73 to $14.07 per hour, depending on experience.

How to Apply: Mail resume to Catholic Charities Community Services, Attention Business Manager, 43 S. San Francisco, Flagstaff, AZ  86001 or Fax to (928) 774-0697.


Customer Service Representative - The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts (Scottsdale)

Description: The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has a part-time position available in the box office area as a Customer Service Representative. If you enjoy working in a fun and fast-moving atmosphere, are computer literate and enjoy a flexible work schedule then this position is for you! Customer service computer entries and accounting relating to service and sales of tickets and promotion of excellent customer relations. You must posses 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. EOE.

How to Apply: Please e-mail resumes to Resumes@sccarts.org or call 480-874-4610


Administrative Manager - Global Institute of Sustainability - ASU Foundation

Description: The Administrative Manager is responsible for managing all of the fundraising operations for the Global Institute of Sustainability team.  Areas of responsibility include tracking development and engagement strategies; managing administrative functions for the group including budgeting, scheduling, internal and external communications; organizing and tracking research requests, projects, events and trip arrangements.

Qualifications: This position will need to possess the ability to communicate clearly orally and in written communication, be proficient with computers and software and comfortable with new technology, possess project management skills with the ability to break large projects into necessary steps for completion, have the ability to create behind-the-scenes infrastructure to get projects completed and exercise good judgment and professional demeanor when communicating with donors.  They must also have excellent listening skills, demonstrate intermediate skills in Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint, have a AA degree and five or more years experience providing administrative support in a high profile environment or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

How to Apply: The ASU Foundation offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance; a 401(k) plan and reduced tuition at ASU. For more information on the ASU Foundation, visit our Web site at www.asufoundation.org . If interested in the Administrative Manager - Global Institute of Sustainability position, please send your resume, salary requirements and cover letter to asufhr@asu.edu indicating the job title in the subject line.


Business Manager - South Mountain YMCA

Description: This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, motivated individual to join a team of committed staff to manage business operations. Under the guidance of the Executive Director, the Business Manager will be responsible for monitoring branch deposits, payables, payroll and assist with Board of Directors and the Strong Kids Campaign functions. This person will also run daily, weekly and monthly reports regarding income, expense, membership and program participation. This position will also require monitoring of the member service collections.

Qualifications: Qualified applicants will have excellent communication and organizational skills and must be multi-task oriented. YMCA experience a plus; computer skills a must. Responsibilities include; supervision of staff and volunteers, fiscal development and management, planning and promotion of all YMCA programs. College degree in related field or equivalent.

How to Apply: Resumes to Robin Jordan at rrjordan@vosymca.org by Oct. 19.


Administrative Assistant - Communities In Schools of Arizona (Phoenix)

Description: Communities In Schools of Arizona is currently searching for a dynamic, team-oriented individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of Arizona students serving as the Administrative Assistant responsible for management of the administrative functions of the main office. General office management duties including answering phones, handling incoming & outgoing correspondence, database management, scheduling, supply management, basic accounting/financial duties, report generation and meeting coordination.

Qualifications: Qualifications include Associate's degree in a related field and/or three years progressive office experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)and QuickBooks is required. Knowledge of basic office equipment/machine use, a high level of communication skills, schedule flexibility and the ability to handle multiple tasks required.

How to Apply: Salary Range is $25,000 - $30,000 DOE, plus liberal benefits package. Send cover letter, salary history and resume to cisa@cisarizona.org or fax to 602-252-5314.


Executive Assistant to the CEO - Community Bridges

Description: Provides scheduling and direct administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors to support their overall management of administrative functions of the agency.


  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Administration or related field or 8 years of experience in equivalent position.
  • Ability to compose routine reports and correspondence. Edit work for spelling and grammar;
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Knowledge of Database software (ACCESS); Design software (PowerPoint); Internet software; Spreadsheet (EXCEL) software and Word Processing software.
  • Ability to take Dictation using shorthand/speedwriting.

How to Apply: Please email or fax resume with salary requirements to Inflection HR at 480-755-4441 and e-mail: msnider@inflectionhr.com . Full Benefits package after 30 days and 401K Plan with ER Match.

Fundraising / Financial

Development Coordinator - The Bead Museum (Glendale)

Description: The Development Coordinator will be responsible for the development of the contributed income functions of the institution. General duties include management of the organizations annual giving campaign, membership program, special events, sponsorships and underwriting and community relations efforts integrated with those programs.

Qualifications: Ideal candidate will have a minimum Bachelor’s degree and relevant experience in fundraising, special events and grant writing. A strong network in the arts, education and/or business community is preferred. A high level of communication skills, schedule flexibility and the ability to handle multiple tasks is required.

How to Apply: Competitive starting salary, full benefits, great team and fun work environment. E-mail cover letter indicating experience and interest, resume and salary history to contact@beadmuseumaz.org or fax to 623-930-8561. Please note Development position in the subject line.

Senior Accountant - The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust (Scottsdale)

Description: The Senior Accountant will work with the Controller and Executive Vice President and CFO to ensure that fiscal responsibility for the Trusts assets is maintained.
Responsibilities include: Maintaining general ledger account reconciliations; processing accounts payable; processing journal entries and cash receipts; assisting with the preparation of budget, tax and financial reports.

Qualification: A Bachelor's degree in accounting and a minimum of four years professional experience is required. CPA certificate is preferred.

How to Apply: For a full position description and instructions for submitting your resume and cover letter, see http://www.pipertrust.org/aboutus/position-announcement.aspx.


Fund Development Program Manager - Banner Health Foundation (Phoenix)

Description: This position will be a part of the Banner Health Foundation located in Central Phoenix, Ariz. The Manager is responsible for establishing both internal and external relationships in order to implement significant fund raising goals for annual gifts. Provides leadership, training and support to mgmt., physicians, philanthropic council members and community volunteers.

Qualifications: A minimum of three years of professional, responsible experience in fund-raising or development efforts is needed. A Bachelor's degree in Business or related field is preferred. Experience or familiarity with health care services and hospital operations is preferred. Excellent verbal presentation, written communications and interpersonal skills are required. A basic knowledge of marketing principles and application, coupled with previous experience in team leadership and program management is preferred. Banner Health employees are expected to adhere to Banners service standards and organizational values in all their interactions with Banner patients, other customers and fellow employees.

How to Apply: If interested, please apply online at www.bannerhealth.com, Job ID 43575. For any questions, e-mail Evelyn.Kras@Bannerhealth.com. EOE

Development/Program Coordinator - Girls For A Change (Phoenix)

Description: This is a part time position paying $12-15 an hour DOE. Girls For A Change (GFC) seeks a dynamic individual to work with the Development and Program Departments in the Phoenix office. The Development/Program Coordinator position fulfills an administrative and direct service role within the organization. In Development, this position will assist our Development Director in the implementation of our individual fundraising program, prospect and funding research, event support, and also provides administrative support as needed. The position also includes visits to girl teams, data entry for girl and volunteer records, and assistance with program events and administration. This position is ideal for a passionate, fast-moving, adaptable and ambitious professional who has the ability to work independently and on a team. The position has opportunities for leadership and skill development in a small and fast growing non profit. Applicants should be passionate about youth development and social change. Hours may include nights and weekends. The position will include innovation and creativity and implementing already developed program standards, values and guidelines.

How to Apply: Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to: Laura Valdo, Development Director at: laura@girlsforachange.org with the subject line: GFC Coordinator Application. No calls please. Due to high applicant volume you may not receive a response from Girls For A Change. GFC is an equal opportunities employer. Women, people of color, and all abilities and sexual orientations are encouraged to apply. Visit http://www.girlsforachange.org for more information about the organization.


Senior Advancement Officer - Arizona Community Foundation (Phoenix)

Description: The Senior Advancement Officer focuses on cultivating relationships with prospective donors in order to increase endowments, contributions, and planned gifts primarily within the greater Phoenix metro area.  The Senior Advancement Officer, a member of the Advancement Team, is new to the organization, and will focus primarily on new and deferred fund development. This position will work directly with the Board of Directors, Chief Executive, Operating and Finance Officers, and will be supervised by the Chief Operating Officer.  

Qualifications: Salary is commensurate with experience. Minimum educational requirement:  Bachelor’s degree; CFP, MBA or J.D. preferred. Certification as a Fund Raising Professional or Planned Giving Specialist a plus. Minimum five years experience in the nonprofit sector, specializing in major gift acquisition. 

How to Apply: Please submit resume with cover letter to hr@azfoundation.org (Open until filled).  Full job description can be viewed at www.azfoundation.org.

Grant Writer - Save the Family (Mesa)

Description: Save the Family, an East Valley transitional housing program for homeless families with children is in need of a full-time in-house 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 (nonprofit), 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.

How to Apply: Save the Family is an Equal Opportunity Employer. E-mail resumes to: teresag@savethefamily.org


Grant Writer - Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix

Description: Put your talents to work writing proposals, grants and other types of donor communication. As a Grant Writer your organizational skills will also be needed to manage and keep track of proposals; and your talent for surfing the web will be used for researching new funding opportunities. Fully paid medical plan, excellent benefits and salary in the high $30s.

How to Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter to: Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix, 2645 N. 24th St. , Phoenix , Arizona 85008 . Fax to 602.956.3320. Online: www.bgcmp.org

Public Relations / Marketing / Communications

Marketing and Outreach Coordinator - Sun Sounds of Arizona (Flagstaff)

Description: Nonprofit organization seeks highly organized, self motivated individual possessing excellent writing skills, ability to communicate clearly, and meet deadlines.  Use of MS Office and some local travel required.  Ideal candidate has experience in volunteer supervision, special event coordination, as well as marketing and outside sales experience.  $9/hr, up to 20 hrs. per week. 

How to Apply: Letter with resume to Sun Sounds of Arizona, 1300 S. Milton Rd. Suite 202 Flagstaff, AZ 86001.  http://sunsounds.org.  EOE.


Director of Sales & Marketing - Alliance for Audience & ShowUp.com (Phoenix)

Description: Alliance for Audience, a not-for-profit audience development and marketing organization, seeks a dynamic professional to create and implement all marketing efforts for the organization. The Director of Sales and Marketing will work closely with the Executive Director and key staff members to identify marketing and public relations opportunities and to pursue a comprehensive sales & marketing strategy to meet the goals and objectives of the organization. This individual will oversee all marketing and promotional opportunities for Alliance for Audience’s services. View a complete job description here:  http://www.showup.com/?app=classifiedDetail&id=1382

Qualifications: All candidates must have a BA Degree from an accredited college plus at least five years of experience in consumer marketing, paired with excellent sales, communication, presentation and writing/editing skills. Familiarity with new media, online advertising, print production, budget management and vendor relations is preferred. Candidates should be prepared to present and discuss a portfolio of their previous work during interviews. Prior experience working for or volunteering with a nonprofit arts or cultural organization is an advantage. 

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, salary history, PLUS, a 500-word essay entitled: “Why the Arts are Important to Me.” APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE ESSAY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Submit applications via e-mail, fax or by mail to:  Alliance for Audience, 13416 N. 32nd Street, Suite 106, Phoenix, AZ 85032; FAX: 602-971-5054; Resumes@allianceforaudience.org.

Director of Communications/Marketing - Planned Parenthood

Description: The Director of Communications/Marketing develops, implements and evaluates an annual external marketing, media and communications plan to advance the overall image and mission of PPAZ, and to protect the integrity of the PPAZ brand. Provides results oriented marketing, outreach, public relations, media relations, advertising and communications support to the various agency departments. PPAZ offers a comprehensive benefits package including Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Supplemental Insurance (AFLAC), Vision Discount Plan, Flexible Spending Account, 401(k) Plan with match, Paid Time Off, Nine Paid Holidays, Direct Deposit, Employee Assistance Program, Prepaid Legal Services, MyWorksPerks, Chase At Work free checking account, Credit Union membership and Discounts on Health Center Services.


  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing or Public Relations required. A minimum of 5 years experience in high-pressured positions of marketing and public relations.
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task, and meet deadlines within budget and on time.
  • Computer literate, including Microsoft Publisher, Power Point, Excel and similar programs.
  • Experience in developing and maintaining a brand.
  • Strong media contacts. Media savvy.
  • Experience in advertising development, placement, evaluation and measurement.
  • Strong communications skills written and verbal. People skills.
  • Experience in overseeing a budget.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Ability to work in dynamic environment.
  • An insurable driving record is required.
  • Commitment to the goals and philosophy of Planned Parenthood is essential.

How to Apply: Please submit your resume to uroesler@ppaz.org. PPAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Grassroots Advocacy Coordinator - Planned Parenthood

Description : The Grassroots Advocacy Coordinator (GAC) is responsible for facilitating, implementing and evaluating PPAZs grassroots advocacy activities, to increase the number of pro-choice activists and increase pro-choice awareness in targeted communities.

Qualifications :

  • Commitment to Planned Parenthood's Mission.
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or commensurate experience plus related training.
  • Prior experience in grassroots organizing and/or volunteer coordination is preferred.
  • Experience working with fund raising and campaign experience is desirable.
  • Must have a minimum of six months experience working with youth and prior experience with youth education and/or activism.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide services in a culturally sensitive and culturally competent manner to people from a variety of ethnic, religious, socio-economic, and other diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to organize ones own time, schedule, and work, with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work weekend and evening hours and provide own reliable transportation.
  • Ability to coordinate special events and several simultaneous projects.
  • Excellent writing skills required.
  • Fluency in Spanish is desirable.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, database systems, and spread sheet software required. Experience with desktop publishing is a plus.

PPAZ offers a comprehensive benefits package including Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Supplemental Insurance (AFLAC), Vision Discount Plan, Flexible Spending Account, 401(k) Plan with match, Paid Time Off, Nine Paid Holidays, Direct Deposit, Employee Assistance Program, Prepaid Legal Services, Chase At Work free checking account, Credit Union membership and Discounts on Health Center Services.

How to Apply: Please submit your resume to uroesler@ppaz.org. PPAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Boutique Manager - Ballet Arizona

Description: Now available is Boutique Manager position; this is a temporary, part-time (25-40 hours per week for 4-5 weeks) position. The Ballet Arizona Volunteer Corps purchases merchandise, sets up, and staffs a gift shop at Symphony Hall during the many performances of The Nutcracker in the month of December. The Boutique Manager serves to run the daily operations of the boutique and is responsible for directing other volunteers. Providing excellent customer service and projecting a professional image of the ballet, while pushing sales of Boutique merchandise, are the primary goals of this position.

How to Apply: For more information regarding this position, please visit www.balletaz.org.

Information Technology / Technical Support

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Pro Bono Coordinator - The Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project (Phoenix)

Description: The Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project is seeking a full-time Pro Bono Coordinator to run a pro bono referral program for detained men, women and children in immigration removal proceedings in Arizona. S/he will cultivate interest in immigration pro bono work and conduct regular trainings for the Phoenix and Tucson bar. S/he will work closely with Project staff attorneys to identify pro bono referrals. S/he will prepare pro bono referral memos and provide mentoring to attorneys in their case preparation. The position also allows for some direct representation in front of the local immigration courts and appeals. The pro bono coordinator will have the option to work from a home office and travel to the Project and/or the detention center one day a week after an initial training period.

Qualifications: The position is available immediately. The Project is seeking an individual with a demonstrated commitment to immigration issues, human rights, and/or public interest law, and a strong academic background. Fluency in Spanish is required. A J.D. degree is required and prior immigration or other court experience is strongly preferred.

How to Apply : Send cover letter, resume, 3 references, and writing sample to: Lindsay N. Marshall, Executive Director, Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project at lmarshall@firrp.org. Visit www.firrp.org for more info.

Legal Assistant - Save the Family (Mesa)

Description: Save the Family is an East Valley nonprofit Transitional Housing Program for homeless families with children and is in need of a Legal Assistant. This position is responsible for assisting the Legal Advocacy Director, conducting all client legal needs assessment intakes, domestic relations/poverty law research, conducting client workshops, and assisting clients in preparing legal documents to be filed with the courts. Candidates must be self-starters and have strong writing skills. Legal experience and/or Bachelor's degree a plus. Save the Family pays 100% of its employee only insurance premiums for Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short-term and Long-term Disability insurance policies. $32K-$38K DOE. EOE.

How to Apply: Send resumes to: teresag@savethefamily.org.

Maintenance, Facilities, and Food Service

Property Manager - Save the Family (Mesa)

Description: Save the Family is an East Valley transitional housing program for homeless families with children and is in need of a Property Manager to supervise/perform maintenance and upkeep of 150 housing units and a administrative building utilizing staff, volunteers, and vendors. Agency pays 100% of employee only insurance premiums for Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance the first after 90-days. Save the Family is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply: E-mail resumes to teresag@savethefamily.org


Facilities Specialist - Red Cross (Phoenix)

Description: Incumbent is responsible for maintenance of the Grand Canyon Chapter's building facilities, including janitorial services, ordering building supplies, ensuring the safety of Chapter facilities, and overseeing Chapter vehicles. The Specialist also functions as a member of the Chapter's Safety and Security Committee.

How to Apply: Internal applicants please submit an Internal Application, current resume and a copy of most recent performance review. External applicants please submit a resume with cover letter by one of the following two methods Resumes will not be accepted without a cover letter. Position open until filled

  • Mail: American Red Cross 6135 N. Black Canyon Hwy. Phoenix , AZ 85015-1892 Attention: Human Resources
  • E-mail: hr@arizonaredcross.org (attach Microsoft Word files)
  • Salary: $14.00 an hour
General Program / Coordinator

Program Director - Prevent Blindness America (Phoenix)

Description: Prevent Blindness America, a nationwide voluntary health agency is seeking a Program Director for the Arizona division office in Phoenix. The ideal candidate will have experience developing, planning, and implementing all community programs as well as managing current programs. Must be able to work with many kinds of people; prior experience with volunteers, donors, health workers preferred. Bi-lingual (Spanish) is a plus. Looking for a highly organized person who is able to juggle many tasks/projects. Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office products) and excellent written, verbal and proofreading skills are needed. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a pleasant work environment.

How to Apply: Visit: https://www.adpselect.com/apps/jobfitSel.jsp?cst=1324390


Coordinator - Communities In Schools of Arizona (Phoenix)

Description: Communities In Schools of Arizona (CISA) is a nonprofit organization working to connect area students with community resources that will help them successfully learn, stay in school, and prepare for life. As we expand the scope of our services across the Valley we're looking for energetic individuals who are passionate about providing resources for students and families in need. More info at www.cisarizona.org.
This position is responsible for connecting elementary and middle school-age students with resources that address their academic, social, medical, and family needs. As the liaison between the central office, school stakeholders, and young people, the Coordinator will organize and implement whole school programming, as well as manage individual case files. Further responsibilities include working closely with families and schools to implement a needs assessment and use the results to plan and create programming opportunities.

Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor’s and two years experience with community organizations or resource collaborations preferred, high level of interpersonal/communications skills, general knowledge of needs assessment and evaluation design, ability to work independently with little supervision, and ability to handle multiple tasks bilingual Spanish/English a plus, but not required.

How to Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and salary history to Cassandra Hilpman (cassandra.hilpman@cisarizona.org) or fax at 602.252.5314.


Program Manager - Girls on the Run of Maricopa County

Description: Girls on the Run of Maricopa County is a life changing learning program for girls ages 8-11. The program is designed to increase physical activity and emotional health by providing girls with the tools to make healthy decisions and form healthy self-images. More organizational information can be found at www.gotrmc.org

Start Date: Dec1. Program manager will be responsible for overseeing Girls on the Run program sites throughout Maricopa County. This will include soliciting and reviewing site applications twice a year; interviewing volunteers and providing support to volunteers throughout the season; coordinating bi-annual coaches training seminar; serve as a liaison between Girls on the Run International, Board of Directors and volunteers; oversee program sites to ensure quality control and to provide guidance to volunteers; develop relationships with community partners, potential sponsors and potential sites.
Compensation / Working Conditions: Payment is $20-$25 per hour for approximately 20 hours of work per week expected. Mileage will be compensated. Hours are variable, candidates must be available for program supervision mid-afternoons Monday-Friday and will be required to work occasional weekends. Manager will work from his/her home.

How to Apply: Submit cover letter and resume by October 20th 2007. Submit via email (sharon@gotrmc.org) or US Mail: 4201 N 20th St #218 Phoenix , AZ 85016.
Medical / Health / Direct Service

Clinical Supervisor - Native American Connections (Phoenix)

Description: Mission: Improving the quality of life and communities through Native American culturally centered opportunities in health, housing and development.
Position Summary: The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for daily oversight of operations of the Men’s Level II Residential Behavioral Health Facility/Indian Rehabilitation. The clinical supervisor develops, directs and supervises the Treatment Center’s clinical processes, programs and staff in delivering a broad range of substance abuse and other behavioral health services designed for and provided to men who are chemically dependent / men who are “co-occurring” chemically dependent with other mental health disorders. The Clinical Supervisor manages the program and its operations in manners that are consistent with: NAC’s Mission and Philosophy, Clinical & Ethical Best Practices and Standards; Private and Public Managed Care reimbursement systems; Local, State and Federal Regulations; Tribal Governance Regulations; and various Independent Contract requirements, which are fiscally viable.


  • Master’s degree in a behavioral or social science discipline required.
  • Licensed by the Arizona State Board of Behavioral Health Examiners as an Independent
  • Level Counselor, Social Worker, or Substance Abuse Counselor (or possesses the qualifications for licensure within 6-months) strongly preferred.
  • Two years progressive experience in the delivery and supervision of substance abuse and other behavioral health services.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of Local, State and Federal standards and State licensure requirements.
  • Previous experience in working with diverse cultures, socioeconomic backgrounds and with women and their dependent children, preferably Native American and Native American Tribes.
Native American Preference: 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. EEO/AA

How to Apply: Send resume or complete application: NAC, 4520 N. Central, Suite 600, Phoenix, Az 85012; fax to 602-256-7356 or email to m.stilwell@nativeconnections.org


Behavioral Health Clinician - Native American Connections (Phoenix)

Description Mission: Improving the quality of life and communities through Native American culturally centered opportunities in health, housing and development.
Position Summary:Under the direct supervision of the Outpatient Clinic Supervisor/Director, the Behavioral Health Clinician I is responsible for the management and delivery of direct client counseling services to assigned individuals and groups participating in Native American Connections programs at the NAC Assessment / Outpatient Clinic.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in behavioral health field and one year experience in direct counseling with chemically dependent individuals and families, in both group and individual counseling; OR any combination of education, professional training or work experience which demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties of the position.
  • Experience in working with Native Americans desirable.
  • Possess a background in the delivery of individual/group/family counseling services, with a chemical dependency population.
  • Familiarity with community resources for referral purposes.
  • Able to function in a teamwork environment.
  • May be Licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners as a Substance Abuse Counselor, Professional Counselor, Marriage & Family therapist, Social Worker or other license as appropriate.
  • Current TB test and physical examination documenting the ability to perform all job duties.
  • Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s Patient Placement Criteria.
  • Must be credentialed and privileged as a Clinical Liaison with the Maricopa County Regional Behavioral Health Authority, within 90 days of hire.

How to Apply: Send resume or complete application: NAC, 4520 N. Central, Suite 600, Phoenix, Az 85014; fax to 602-256-7356 or email to m.stilwell@nativeconnections.org


Behavioral Health Worker II - Northland Family Help Center (Flagstaff)

Description: Full-time, part-time and on-call positions available, work within the Women's or Children's Shelter. Pay is $10.00 per hour. This position is responsible for providing daily monitoring and care of residents in NFHC's Women's Shelter or Children's Shelter, in compliance with Behavioral Health Licensure and NFHC Policies and Procedures.


  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Associates Degree in a field related to Behavioral Health
  • At least TWO years Full-Time Behavioral Health work experience
  • Any equivalent combination of experience, training or education approved by human resources
  • Prefer bachelor’s or master’s degree in a field related to Behavioral Health
  • Prefer at least ONE year full-Time behavioral health work experience
  • Any equivalent combination of experience, training or education approved by human resources
  • Required certifications include: Valid Arizona Drivers License, Proof of Auto Insurance, Successful annual TB, Test First Aid, Adult, Child and Infant CPR, Fingerprint Clearance Card, and any other certification or acknowledgment as may be required by the agency or BHL

How to Apply: For a complete job description and application forms go to www.northlandfamily.org. Send completed application form to 2724 E Lakin Drive, Suite 7 Flagstaff, AZ 86004 or fax to 928-774-5809. Questions? call 928-233-2204 or visit the Web site at www.northlandfamily.org


Patient Service Manager - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (Phoenix)

Description: A Patient Services Manager (PSM) is sought for the Phoenix office who will implement patient services programs. The qualified individual will provide community outreach, educational seminars, information and referral, patient volunteer coordination, coordination of grassroots advocacy activities and volunteer development. The PSM also interfaces with all LLS fundraising campaign staff often to ensure full patient involvement. The Manager will also offer assessment and overall psychosocial support to Chapter patients and family members.


  • Minimum of B.A./B.S. in social work, nursing, or health related discipline.
  • Master’s Degree preferred. Bilingual required.
  • At least 3 years experience in program development and implementation within the healthcare milieu.
  • Must be passionate about the Society's mission.

How to Apply: The position is open immediately and will remain open until filled. Resumes can be mailed to The Leukemia& Lymphoma Society, 3877 N. 7th Street, Suite 300, Phoenix, Arizona 85014, e-mailed to debbie.taylor@lls.org or faxed to 602-788-3455. A cover letter must include salary requirements to be considered for the position. EOE.


Medical Records Clerk/Peer Support - Native American Connections

Description: This is a full-time 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. position with a pay rate of $10/hr + DOE. The Medical Records Clerk creates, maintains and updates open medical records. Keeping all records current, assist clinical staff in collecting and filing all necessary documentation in active client files. Peer Support services are provided by persons or family members who have been consumers of the behavioral health system . The intent is 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. 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. EEO/AA


  • HS or GED required
  • Valid drivers license
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish goals and monitor progress
How to Apply: Send resume or complete application: NAC, 4520 N. Central, Suite 600 , Phoenix, AZ 85012; fax to 602-256-7356 or e-mail to m.stilwell@nativeconnections.org
Housing Services

House Manager - Native American Connections (Phoenix)

Description: This is a 40 hour per week position including evens weekends. Pay rate is $10 + DOE. The House Manager is responsible for the day to day operation and management of the alcohol/drug free Pendleton Court housing community, including coordination of services with Outpatient/Supportive Services and community resources. 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. EEO/AA


  • Able to live on site
  • HS plus 2 years experience as House Manager, BHT and/or case management, preferred
  • Must understand the recovery process
  • Effective communication skills, written and verbal
  • Independently works and makes responsible decisions in problem-solving and crisis situations
  • Experience in working with the Native American population
  • Possess and maintain a valid Arizona drivers license
  • This position, as with all Behavioral Health/Supportive Services positions, requires the employee to be drug and alcohol free while on the job, pre-employment and random drug screens are required for this position.
How to Apply: Send resume or complete application: NAC, 4520 N. Central, Suite 600, Phoenix, AZ 85012 ; fax to 602-256-7356 or email to m.stilwell@nativeconnections.org
Training and Education

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