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Arizona Nonprofit Community Report
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Arizona State University College of Public Programs

December 5, 2007

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What's New

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15th Annual Nonprofit Conference on Sustainability Strategies, Mission and Messaging: Cutting Through the Noise

Over 300 leaders in the sector attended the 15th Annual Nonprofit Conference on Sustainability Strategies, Mission and Messaging: Cutting Through the Noise, Nov. 29-30, 2007.

  • The conference featured national speakers Chuck Gould, Executive Director and CEO of Volunteers of America in Washington, D.C., and Joselyn Zivin, Vice President of Lipman Hearne in Chicago.  
  • Attendees participated in 15 workshops focusing on nonprofit marketing, communications and public relations.
  • Following lunch, a panel of local media experts answered questions from attendees, including how to pitch the media, what makes a good story, and how the media and nonprofits can work together.
  • Dave Sherman of Connection Pros gave a lively, interactive closing address on how to elevate your elevator speech: sharing what you do in 30 seconds or less.

The Center wishes to thank its generous conference sponsors: Qwest, First National Bank of Arizona, The Arizona Republic, Avnet, M&I, APS, Fennemore Craig, US Airways, Wells Fargo and US Bank.


Don't miss these upcoming ASU Nonprofit Management Institute (NMI) courses!

Strategic Management in Nonprofit Organizations- NMI 107
Dec. 7 - 8, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. - noon Saturday

Explore the strategic management process and the nature of strategic decision making. Learn techniques to evaluate and develop organizational missions and goals, competitive positions, service programs and effective resource deployment. Study how to utilize agenda setting, strategic planning, strategy implementation and management of strategic change.

Results-Oriented Program Evaluation - NMI 108
Jan. 11 - 12, 2008, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. - noon Saturday

In today’s environment of shrinking resources, growing demand and competing priorities, a manager needs information in order to make sound decisions about where and how to focus resources to achieve desired results consistent with the agency’s purpose. This class covers the design and implementation of a results oriented program evaluation system that produces valid, credible and useful information.

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

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



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ONE announces recipients of the 2007 Nonprofit 'Director of the Year' Awards

The Organization for Nonprofits Executives (ONE), serving nonprofit CEO’s in Arizona, is proud to announce the recipients of the 6th Annual Nonprofit ‘Director of the Year’ Awards.  ONE recognizes nonprofit executives who are examples in the community and are dedicated to excellence in the management and leadership of their organizations. This year’s recipients are:  Bobbie O’Boyle, Chief development officer, Chief financial officer, Chief marketing officer and Chief operating officer, Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF):Small program category ~ budget less than $500,000; Ellen Hargis, President and CEO, Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona: Medium program category  ~ budget less than $2 million; Linda Volhein, Executive Director, Florence Crittenton: Large program category ~ budget more than $2 million

Awards were presented at ASU’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management 15th Annual Nonprofit Conference on Nov. 29.


Wolfe PR offers special program to Arizona nonprofits

A Tucson PR firm, Wolfe Public Relations (http://www.wolfepr.com), announced this week it will offer a reduced rate to Arizona nonprofits in 2008.  For more information, call Beryl or Jason Wolfe at 520-207-9581 or e-mail Beryl Wolfe at beryl@wolfepr.com.


Arizona Women's Partnership awards Mini Grants

The Arizona Women's Partnership, a local all-volunteer nonprofit which awards mini grants to grass roots nonprofits that assist underserved women and children at risk, is accepting applications for its 2008 grants.  

The grant application, which is due by Jan. 31, 2008, as well as a profiles of present and past grant recipients and the AZWP brochure, are available by visiting http://www.azwp.org. The Arizona Women's Partnership has awarded over $80,000 in grants to local charities, since its formation in 2003. Grant awards range from $500 to $2,000.  

Applicants must be: 501(c)3 nonprofits, have a total operating budget of under $200,000, be non-sectarian, be in good financial standing and address the need of underserved women &/or children in Arizona.

For more information, contact Michele McBride-Bolte, AZWP Grants Chairwoman: azwpinc@aol.com.


The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits offers management assistance for your nonprofit

Do you have an upcoming project that needs a little help? Does your marketing plan need updating? How is your strategic plan? To help you with these issues and many more, the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits brings you ESC Arizona. Affiliated with the National Executive Service Corps (http://www.escus.org) which has over 30 other Executive Service Corps organizations in major cities in the U.S., ESC Arizona helps nonprofit agencies examine and improve their infrastructure by offering consulting services provided by a team of experienced executives.
Through involvement in numerous consulting projects, they have accumulated extensive experience in applying business skills to help nonprofit organizations and have the varied skills and experiences to meet a broad set of needs.

For more information on ESC Arizona or if you have a project that you think may benefit from this service, please contact Frank Mittin, Director of Nonprofit Resources at 602-279-2966 or esc@arizonanonprofits.org or visit online http://www.arizonanonprofits.org/resources/esc.aspx.


ASU Art Museum names Heather Lineberry, the new Interim Director

The Herberger College of the Arts at Arizona State University is pleased to name Heather Lineberry, Interim Director of the ASU Art Museum, beginning Jan. 1, 2008.  Lineberry is currently the museum’s senior curator and brings to the position more than 20 years’ experience, curating contemporary art, the past 17 years’ at the ASU Art Museum. Lineberry replaces Marilyn Zeitlin, who announced her retirement as chief curator and director of the ASU Art Museum effective Dec. 31, 2007, following 15-years at the Museum. Zeitlin will continue to pursue independent curatorial projects and research.


Office to share for nonprofits

Clean Electronics Institute (Phoenix) is a 501(c)3 that has reduced staffing and has excess office space. They are looking for a tenant to share space and have 2 private offices and a reception area available that can accommodate up to 4-5 individuals. Shared space includes a large common area, large furnished conference room and fully equipped kitchenette/copy room. It can include shared use of existing phones, DSL, full color copier/printer. Very quiet office in prime downtown location (3rd St. & Thomas). Rent is negotiable depending on how much space you need and use of shared equipment.

Contact: Clean Elections Institute, (602) 840-6633, eric@azclean.org.


Girls for A Change welcomes NEW Board Chair and Executive Director

Girls For A Change, a national nonprofit organization that empowers girls to create social change, announced the appointment of Christine Broucek as the 2007- 2008 Phoenix advisory board chair and Laura Valdo as executive director.

Broucek is an attorney with Bryan Cave LLP in Phoenix and a member of the Commercial Litigation and Class & Derivative Actions Client Service Groups. She attended San Diego State University and received her law degree from the University of Kansas. Broucek joined the Girls For A Change board in 2006. Broucek is also a committee member of Bryan Caves Cavers Who Care and a 2006 graduate of the Business on Board class at the Arts Business Council of Greater Phoenix.

Valdo joins Girls For A Change with a background in nonprofit fundraising and partnership development. Prior to her position at Girls For A Change, Valdo served as development manager at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona. Valdo attended Arizona State University and received a degree in Justice and Social Inquiry.

For more information about Girls For A Change, please visit http://www.girlsforachange.org or call 602-677-9428.



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Phoenix Grants Forum - Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits
Dec. 11 (Phoenix)

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

Scheduled presenters: Jacky Alling, Arizona Community Foundation; Catherine "Rusty" Foley, Salt River Project; Lois Savage, Lodestar Foundation.

The Alliance is proud to partner with the City of Phoenix, Arizona Grantmakers Forum, JUST GRANTS! Arizona and the Association of Grant Professionals Arizona Chapter to connect you to funding partners in our community. The Phoenix Grants Forum is held four times each year - twice in the fall and twice in the spring. For 11 years, this session has been one of the premier opportunities for nonprofits and funders to learn from one another.

Sponsored by Wist Office Products.

Date/Time: Dec. 11, 9 -11 a.m.

Location: Phoenix Museum of History -105 N. 5th Street, Phoenix.

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

For more information: http://www.arizonanonprofits.org/events/eventdetail.aspx?id=94.


Nonprofit Holiday Party & Vendor Fair - Organization for Nonprofit Executives
Dec. 13 (Phoenix)

Overview: The ONE/ASU Holiday Party and Vendor Fair will be a great way to relax, enjoy a terrific buffet lunch, meet some new nonprofit colleagues and reconnect with others.  Come chat with some terrific service providers in this beautiful festive setting and win door prizes. Space is limited so register today. 

Date/time: Dec. 13, Open House 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Location: National Bank of Arizona Conference Center, 6001 N. 24th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85016

Cost: Each ONE Member is free; nonprofit guests are $20 each For more details and to register: see the Events page on the ONE Web site (http://www.oneaz.org) or call Emily at 602-264-8578.


Financial Statements Interpretation 101: What You and Your Board must Know - Nonprofit Resource Center of Northern Arizona
Dec. 13 (Flagstaff)

Overview: Marjorie McClanahan and Amanda Gibbs of Nordstrom and Associates share their expertise in basic financial statement interpretation for nonprofit organizations, including…

  • Terms and definitions
  • Summary of Nonprofit Financial Statements: Statement of Financial Position, Statement of Activities, Statement of Functional Expenses, Statement of Cash Flows, Basic flow of financial statements
  • Importance of footnotes to the financial statements

Date/Time: Dec. 13, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Location: Coconino Center for the Arts in Flagstaff, 2300 N. Ft. Valley Road Sedona Public Library Community Room, 3250 White Bear Road, Sedona Concho CAN! Community Center.

Cost: FREE for NPRC members, $10 for non-members.

To register, click this link: http://www.nonprofitnaz.org/BrownBagRegister.html


Scottsdale Leadership's 8th Annual Spirit of Community Leadership Awards Luncheon - Scottsdale Leadership, Inc.
Dec. 14 (Scottsdale)

Overview: Scottsdale Leadership’s 8th Annual Spirit of Community Leadership Awards Luncheon, sponsored by APS and Scottsdale Republic/The Arizona Republic will honor one outstanding community leader, two outstanding Scottsdale Leadership alumni community leaders and three youth who have demonstrated leadership at home, in school and in the community.

Date/Time: Dec. 14, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Location: Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas, 6333 North Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85250.

Cost: $75 for Scottsdale Leadership dues-paid members, $85 for non-members, $850 for a table sponsorship (table of 10).

Award Finalists & Winners:

  • Finalists for the Youth Leadership Award, presented by the Scottsdale Active 20-30 Club &  Foundation: Kaylie Marsh, Lexi Moody, Jordan Wong
  • Recipients of the Frank W. Hodges Alumni Achievement Award, presented by Prestige Cleaners: Tina Brown and Melinda Gulick
  • Recipient of the Drinkwater Leadership Award, presented by Merrill Lynch: Tim Bray

For more information, call Scottsdale Leadership at 480-627-6710 or visit http://www.scottsdaleleadership.org or contact Chris Irish, Executive Director
Tel: 480-627-6717, email: cirish@scottsdaleleadership.org.


Just Grantsmanship Essentials - Just Grants! Arizona
Dec. 27 (Phoenix)

Overview: Here's everything you need to get started on your way to grantseeking success:

  • You'll explore the essential rules of the grantsmanship "gameboard," including mission-driven grantsmanship, the power of partnership, effective program planning, funder research and relationships, and creating winning proposals.
  • You'll discover how the overall grants process works and how you can contribute to your organization's grantseeking success.
  • You'll learn the six key planning questions that must be answered in any successful grant request.
  • You'll learn the key strategies and resources for zeroing in quickly on those funders most likely to be interested in your project or service.
  • And you'll leave with three of the most powerful tools you need to get you started on your way to grants success.

Date/Time: Dec. 27, 1-4:30 p.m.

Location: Phoenix

Cost: Registrations at $50 each. Go to http://www240.ssldomain.com/azgrants/secure/store/moreinfo.cfm?Product_ID=98, select the quantity "2" (for the two paid registrations), then in the "Comments" box, include the names and e-mail addresses of all three people you are registering, including the one who will be attending free. Contact Sally Clifford, at 602-230-5326 ext. 11 or toll-free 1-866-472-6878 ext. 11. Or e-mail: sally.clifford@grantsusa.net.

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Executive / CEO

President & CEO - Lupus Foundation of America, Arizona Chapter, Inc. (Phoenix)

Description: The Lupus Foundation of America, Arizona Chapter (LFAAC) is seeking an energetic, experienced nonprofit professional to serve as its President & CEO.  The mission of LFAAC is to inform, educate and promote awareness and understanding of lupus, and to support those affected by the disease.  The Chapter is headquartered in Phoenix.


  • Bachelor's degree (master’s preferred).
  • Minimum of 4 years of successful nonprofit management leadership.
  • Significant fundraising experience and accomplishments.
  • Experience working with a volunteer Board of Directors.
  • Budgeting and financial acumen; an entrepreneurial spirit and the passion to make a difference. 

How to apply: Interested candidates should E-MAIL a cover letter, resume and salary requirements by Dec. 30, 2007, to John Paul, Association Works, jpaul@associationworks.com, P.O. Box 741325, Dallas, Texas, 75374. Find out more about the organization at http://www.lupusarizona.org/index.html.


Office Assistant - Nonprofit Organization Resource Group (Tempe)

Description: This key position provides support to the Executive Director and assists in the daily operations of several nonprofit organizations, including events/conferences and membership. Duties will include:  greeting and assisting members and guests, phones, emails, faxes, database entry, administrative assistance, meeting and event registration assistance.  Enthusiasm for providing exceptional service will be essential!


  • Excellent communication and organizational skills are necessary to perform well in this position. 
  • Computer skills with experience in MS Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel are required. Experience with MSAccess is preferred but not required.
  • Reliable transportation is required.

How to apply: E-mail your resume to info@nonprofitORG.info or fax to (480) 603-4141.


Operational Administrator - Hewitt Partners International (Scottsdale)

Description: The organization is seeking an operational administrator for its U.S. based programs. Some of the responsibilities include annual reporting to Board of Directors, banking, accounting, creating annual operating and U.S. based program budgets, monthly administration of QuickBooks, filing of tax returns and other related tax documents. Some travel may be required up to 15%.


  • Bachelor of Arts or Science degree from an accredited university, preferably in business.
  • Five to ten years relevant experience in budgeting and or project management.
  • Accounting experience and proficiency in QuickBooks. Very good attention to detail.
  • Major account or customer relations experience.
  • Prefer someone who has had bottom line budget responsibilities.
  • Proven excellence in written and verbal communication skills. Ability to present articulately and concisely to senior management and larger audiences.   Excellent presentations skills incorporating PowerPoint.
  • High proficiency is all Microsoft programs.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and highly self motivated with the ability to work diligently and in an unsupervised environment. Excellent diplomacy and negation skills.
  • Prefer some knowledge and/or experience of nonprofits and NGO communities in the U.S. and internationally.

How to apply: Please contact Cheryl Richards at crichards@hewittpartners.com or mail at Cheryl Richards, Hewitt Partners International, 7975 N. Hayden Road, Suite B120, Scottsdale, AZ  85258 or phone 800-800-2122 ext. 108 or 602-996-1500 ext.108 or fax 602-996-5100.


Administrative Assistant - Care for Life (Gilbert)

Description: Care for Life, based in Gilbert, Ariz., working in Mozambique Africa is seeking an Administrative Assistant for its US Operations Department. Duties would include: assisting department with maintenance of donor data base, working with and organizing volunteers, PR, marketing and fund raising. General office duties including write and assist with articles and photographs for the CFL newsletter, and the CFL Web site, and help coordinate fund raising events.


  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer skills related to word processing, spreadsheet, and navigation of the web are required.
  • Experience in recruiting, training and working with volunteers helpful.
  • Strong PR and or Marketing skills needed.
  • Portuguese language helpful but not required.

How to apply: For more information please contact: Linda Harper Care for Life US Operations Director linda@careforlife.org or call  480-529-5290.  


Campaign Assistant - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (Phoenix)

Description: The Campaign Assistant performs diverse projects and activities for the chapter to support and enhance income production. This position is 29 hours per week. The schedule is flexible, but will require some weekends. There will be a heavy emphasis on grassroots marketing within the community. The position supports the Team in Training Program. Team in Training is the largest endurance sports training program in the world. Duties include administering select on-going programs and/or special projects,
conducting and maintaining grassroots marketing efforts at local races, expos, and social events, providing administrative, secretarial and clerical support for special events, preparing event related correspondence and reports, maintaining a working knowledge of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society mission and its programs to address them, performing other related duties as assigned.


  • Excellent word processing and database management skills.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in business English, spelling, punctuation and grammar.
  • Proficient in basic accounting and bookkeeping skills.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized.
  • Knowledge of standard business machines and computers.
  • Professional maturity and judgment.

For more information: Please contact Debbie Taylor phone: 602-788-8622
email: debbie.taylor@lls.org.


Sales Associates - Scottsdale Cultural Council (Scottsdale)

Description: Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and Scottsdale Museum of
Contemporary Art seek friendly, energetic and dependable part-time sales associates for the retail stores. Duties include assisting customers with purchases, merchandising, assisting volunteers and ensuring an esthetically well-maintained retail environment.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Creative merchandising skills and an interest in visual and performing arts are a plus. EOE.

For more information: Please contact Valerie James phone: 480-874-4610
email: Resumes@sccarts.org.

Fundraising / Financial

Capital Campaign Development Coordinator - Phoenix Indian Center (Phoenix)

Description: Development of a comprehensive capital fundraising plan with emphasis on the cultivation of major donors and corporate foundation fundraising.

  • Work with CEOs and LLC board to identify, cultivate, solicit and retain donors.
  • Maintain detailed records of donors and donor communication for future development efforts.
  • Implement an individual giving campaign.

This is a temporary full-time position (2 years).


Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field plus two years demonstrated foundation and major donor fundraising experience within the non profit sector, preferably capital campaign experience.

  • Strong people skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with donor data base management.
  • Team player with strong work ethics.
  • Self starter with ability to multi-task.
  • Commitment to conservation a plus.
  • Must meet fingerprinting clearance requirements.
  • Arizona State Driver’s license and automobile insurance coverage in compliance with Phoenix Indian Center requirements.

For more information: Phoenix Indian Center Personnel, 4520 North Central Avenue, Suite 250, Phoenix, Arizona 85012. Call 602-264-6768, ext 2103 or visit www.phxindcenter.org

In accordance with the Indian Preference Regulations, preference is given to American Indians. To claim American Indian preference a copy of tribal affiliation must be submitted with application and resume.


Senior Director of Business Operations - Interfaith Community Care (Surprise)

Description: The Senior Director of Business Operations is responsible for providing strategic financial leadership by establishing long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies.  The position will provide leadership to Accounting, CIS, & Maintenance staff and serve as a member of the Executive Leadership team. Work is performed under supervision of the President/CEO.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or other related field and at least three years experience in finance, preferably within a not for profit human/health service organization and/or small business. 
  • Must be analytical and able to synthesize complex and diverse information. Must be able to delegate and lead a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Computer experience, preferably with Microsoft applications and familiar with accounting software applications.
  • Sign Oath of Confidentiality, Non-Compete Agreement and Code of Ethics.

For more information: Please contact Betty Jo Sargent at 623-584-4999 or e-mail: bsargent@interfaithcommunitycare.org.


Director of Development - Vets4Vets (Tucson)

Description: Secure funding to meet Vets4Vets current and future programmatic needs by implementing annual fund development plan and meeting fundraising targets. Functional duties include identifying and cultivating major donors and prospects, researching funding interests of identified prospects and determine match with V4V mission and programming, strategizing with and supporting Director in making key solicitations and cultivation calls, coordinating donor cultivation events and conduct follow-up with attendees, providing follow up with funders to inform on use, progress and impact of gifts and grants, developing other written fundraising communications including direct mail appeals, annual report, newsletters, etc.


  • Bachelor's degree or higher required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to develop positive relationships. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Attention to detail and follow-up. The ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Fundraising, marketing, public relations and/or sales experience a plus.
  • Experience in a non-profit setting a plus.
  • Willingness to travel. Military service in Iraq or Afghanistan a plus.

How to apply: Please email resume and cover letter to Jenny@Vets4Vets US or call 520-319-5500.


Director of Major Gifts - Atlantic Cape Community College (New Jersey)

Description: Duties include providing management of college and ACCC Foundation major gifts campaigns, supporting ACCC and ACCC Foundation volunteers in campaign activities, supervising Senior Manager, Resource Development and all database operations, overseeing design and preparing major gift campaign materials, providing ongoing direction to campaign solicitation teams, preparing administration and management reports, implementing Blueprint 2020 capital campaign, developing portfolio of prospects and providing oversight for quantity and quality of research materials.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of academic and significant fund development training and experience.
  • Higher education or nonprofit experience managing and implementing complex fundraising programs with a demonstrated history of securing major gifts of $25,000 and up
  • Strong computer literacy and communication skills.

How to apply: Candidates should send letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, ACCC, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, NJ 08330. E-mail to Rossi@atlantic.edu. Screening begins on or about Dec. 10 and continues till a candidate is selected.


Development Officer - Arizona State University Herberger College of the Arts (Tempe)

Description: Under administrative direction provided by the Herberger College of the Arts Director of development and in partnership with the office of development team, the development officer performs and supports the comprehensive arts fund-raising programs established for identifying, cultivating and soliciting annual, major and planned gifts for the College in the areas of programmatic, scholarship, and membership development for the ASU Art Museum and the School of Art, identifies and establishes rapport with prospective donors in solicitation of scholarship investments, arts programmatic initiatives, and assist on capital project fund development primarily in the range of $25K and up, coordinates special development projects including the Herberger College School of Art investment society and the annual development initiatives of the ASU Art Museum and reports to the director of development.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and three years successful professional development and/or fundraising related experience, preferably in higher education or arts related non-profit; OR, any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
  • Knowledge of principles and techniques of development/fundraising, preferably in higher education or arts-related nonprofit.
  • Knowledge of principles of annual giving and major giving.
  • Knowledge of principles of corporate and/or foundation fundraising.
  • Knowledge and skill in the use of computers, including MS Excel and Benefactor and Advance databases is desirable.
  • Skill in written and oral communication and good organizational skills and attention to details.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to engage in minor travel.

Background Check Statement: ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

How to apply: Close Date: Friday, Dec. 28th, 11:59 p.m. Please apply through the website http://www.asu.edu/asujobs/. Complete required information and attach cover letter, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references. REQUESTED MATERIAL MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our customer service center at 480-965-2701.


Capital Campaign Development Coordinator - Phoenix Indian Center, Inc. (Phoenix)

Description: Duties include development of a comprehensive capital fundraising plan with emphasis on the cultivation of major donors and corporate foundation fundraising, work with CEOs and LLC Board to identify, cultivate, solicit and retain donors, maintain detailed records of donors and donor communication for future development efforts, implement an individual giving campaign, foundation fundraising, foundation research and prospecting, including proposal development, preparation of foundation reports and supporting materials, and foundation visits, coordinate work with the Capital Campaign consultants, development and coordination of the individual giving program, including donor acquisition and renewal strategies and program, oversight of the donor database and acknowledgements, participation in all LLC and CEO Management Meetings including regular meetings with the CEO and CFO of Phoenix Indian Center, Inc.

How to apply: Phoenix Indian Center Personnel, 4520 North Central Avenue, Suite 250, Phoenix, Arizona 85012; 602-264-6768, ext 2103; Fax 602-274-7486; http://www.phxindcenter.org.

Public Relations / Marketing / Communications

Transitional Housing Advocate - Chrysalis Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence, Inc. (Phoenix)

Description: Chrysalis is currently searching for a part-time transitional housing advocate. This position is critical to our endeavors to break the cycle of abuse. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field or a combination of education and experience.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of domestic violence; the ability to perform apartment management duties including collection of rent, program rule enforcement, and monthly apartment condition checks; the ability to perform crisis intervention and case management functions; the ability to maintain working relationships with supervisors, associates, clients, and community agencies.
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing. 

For more information: Please contact Joseph Marrow, phone: 602-955-9059
email: chrysalis@noabuse.org.

Information Technology / Technical Support

Database Administrator/IT Support - Scottsdale Cultural Council (Scottsdale)

Description: Scottsdale Cultural Council seeks a full-time Database Administrator/IT Support. This position is a 40 hour full-time exempt position which reports our IT Manager/Network Administrator. The database administrator’s primary duty is to provide support and training for Tessitura (ticketing and fund-raising software) and its users.  Responsibilities include working with the Scottsdale Cultural Council Operating Divisions and the development staff to insure data accuracy, data standardization, data entry protocol, report writing and analysis, Tessitura user support and training, and customizing applications and reporting to match business practices. In addition, this position will also provide end-user help-desk support, application training (i.e. Tessitura, Office, GroupWise, etc), software and hardware evaluation, network backups, hardware troubleshooting (computers, copiers, printers, etc.), related-administrative tasks, and other duties.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent from four-year college or technical school in related field.
  • MCDBA in 2000 and/or 2005. 4+ years SQL server administration and design or combination of education and work experience. MS SQL certification required.
  • Development and Box Office ticketing knowledge desired, experience in Tessitura highly valued, but not required.   

How to apply: Submit your resume with cover letter to Resumes@SCCARTS.org.  


IT Assistant - The Scottsdale Cultural Council (Scottsdale)

Description: The Scottsdale Cultural Council seeks a part-time temporary IT Assistant to act as help desk support and assist in trouble-shooting technology related problems. This position will also provide light training in MS Office applications, installs computers, software, peripheral equipment, and setup equipment for events and meetings. 


  • A.A. degree or tech school equivalent and six months to one year experience and training, or combo of education and experience required.
  • Knowledge of personal computers and advanced experience in Windows XP, Microsoft Office Suite (XP), required.

This position is temporary part-time at 20 hours per week.  Hourly range is $11.00 - $15.00/hour DOE.

How to apply: To apply send cover letter of interest and resume to Resumes@sccarts.org. EOE


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General Program / Coordinator

Volunteer Services Coordinator - Habitat for Humanity Valley of the Sun (Phoenix)

Description: Habitat for Humanity Valley of the Sun is seeking a full-time, Tuesday through Saturday, Volunteer Services Coordinator to support the mission of Habitat for Humanity through volunteer recruitment, management and recognition.  Must have a positive attitude and enjoy working with a wide variety of people.  Volunteer services experience preferred. Competitive salary and benefits. 

How to apply: Please mail resume to PO Box 20186, Phoenix, AZ 85036 or fax to 602-268-9206 Attn: Lynn Harris or e-mail to lharris@habitataz.org.


Volunteer Coordinator - Habitat for Humanty for a Brush with Kindness (Flagstaff)

Description: The AmeriCorps member will work 900 hours between Winslow and Flagstaff to see that at least 12 projects are completed. These projects can range in scope from simple landscaping/yard cleanup to an entire exterior paint job and repair. The AmeriCorps member will work with volunteers and collaborating agencies to identify qualified projects. This person will then meet face-to-face with the homeowner, recruit volunteers for the project and work with those volunteers at the site. The AmeriCorps member will then perform all follow-up activities which will include, but is not limited to, writing a report of summation and recognizing participants. The AmeriCorps member will be responsible for tracking all calls for assistance, accepting the qualified project or referring them to a more appropriate agency if not qualified for A Brush With Kindness.


  • Organization skills. Some construction knowledge.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to give direction in a tactful manner.
  • Reliable transportation. Ability to live and move heavy materials and supplies.
  • Writing and computer skills.
  • Some weekends are required.

For more information: Please email flagstaffhabitat@yahoo.com or call 779-1312.


After-Care Supervisor - The Family School (Central Phoenix)

Description: The Family School, a leading early childhood educational center, located in Central Phoenix, is seeking a part time After-Care supervisor. Must be 21 years of age, have fingerprint clearance or be eligible for clearance, and love children. The supervisor will work with staff to ensure a safe, educational environment for children in after-care. Knowledge of early childhood developmental issues a plus. Hours are from 2-5:30 p.m., Mon-Fri.

How to apply: Please call 602-252-5866 or fax resume to 602-322-0384.


Campaign Coordinator - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (Phoenix)

The Campaign Coordinator is responsible for implementing certain elements of campaigns or projects or may implement entire campaigns for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society within the Team In Training program. Team in Training is the largest endurance sports training program in the world, implementing plans for assigned special events, preparing elements of campaign materials required for the successful implementation of assigned special events, providing staff support for volunteers required for implementation of assigned special events, coordinating elements of promotional activities to ensure the success of events and to enhance public awareness of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and its mission.


  • Excellent word processing and database management skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and professional demeanor.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and judgment.
  • Minimum preferred education - bachelor's degree.

For more information: Please contact Debbie Taylor phone: 602-788-8622
email: debbie.taylor@lls.org.

Medical / Health / Direct Service

Multiple Positions - Native American Connections (Phoenix)

Clinical Supervisor- Intake - Dynamic opportunity for the clinician with a supervisory/managerial bent! The successful candidate for this position will direct the intake and administrative functions of our Intensive Outpatient Program in support of the clinical staff and client care.  He will participate as an integral member of the management staff of Native American Connections. Required: Master's degree and state licensure.

Case Manager/Assessor - Provides intake and assessment as well as case management services for clients participating in Native American Connections programs. Required: Minimum of a bachelor’s level individual who can meet the requirements of Clinical Liaison.

Behavioral Health Specialist Manager - Experienced manager to direct and work with the Behavioral Health Specialist staff at NAC's women's residential facility. 

For more information:  Please contact Madeleine Stilwell, MSW, LCSW, Human Resources Director, Native American Connections, 4520 N. Central, Suite 600, Phoenix, AZ 85012, Phone: 602.254.3247 fax: 602.256.7356, (Direct dial) 602.648.9716

Housing Services

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Training and Education

Environmental Educator - Willow Bend Environmental Education Center (Flagstaff)

Description: The environmental educator  will teach established classroom programs on local natural history, local environmental topics, and sustainability to grades K-6 (primarily) and 7-12, lead classroom field trips at Willow Bend Environmental Education Center with an emphasis on sustainability and outdoor sensory activities, develop and implement special family and adult programs on Sustainability and local environmental topics, participate in community activities such as Earth Day, Science in the Park, and the Sustainable Living Fair, assist with "Open Hour" activities on Wednesday afternoons and some Saturdays and lead tours of the recycling facility.


  • Enjoy teaching kids and interacting with adults.
  • Love of nature.
  • Independent and self-motivated.
  • Flexibility and a sense of humor.
  • Team player.

How to apply: Interested individuals should apply online at: http://www4.nau.edu/americorps/. For more information contact: Christine Newell, Director (928) 779-1745. Benefits: $419.00 paid biweekly while during service Educational Award $4725.00. Eligible for health coverage and day care.


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