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March 26, 2008

Welcome to the Lodestar Center Nonprofit News, formerly the Arizona Nonprofit Community Report. As always, we welcome your feedback and invite you to submit your news items for the next issue.

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Arizona State University Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation

Thanks to a generous investment from the Lodestar Foundation, the ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management is now the

The mission of ASU's Lodestar Center is to help build the capacity of the social sector by enhancing the effectiveness of those who lead, manage, and support nonprofit organizations. Our mission is accomplished through a comprehensive portfolio of research, education, technical assistance and conference activities that provide stakeholders with knowledge and tools that enhance their effectiveness and impact.

With the investment from the Lodestar Foundation, new programmatic elements will be introduced in 2008-2009. In addition to our comprehensive array of capacity building initiatives already a part of the Center's portfolio, these new elements bolster our work in understanding the theory and practice of philanthropy and nonprofit innovation.

All contact information remains the same. Kindly update your records to reflect our name change at your earliest convenience.

Questions? Contact the Center at 602-496-0500 or nonprofit@asu.edu.

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

Marketing for the Nonprofit Organization - NMI 112
March 28 - 29, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. - noon Saturday

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.

Financial Management Principles for Nonprofit Organizations - NMI 103
April 4 - 5, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day

Analyze the principles of financial management for nonprofits. Learn to apply the fundamentals of accounting, budgeting processes, cash flow analysis, expenditure control, long-range financial planning, audits, grants and contracts to nonprofit organizations. This course is a prerequisite for NMI 113.

How to Start a Nonprofit Organization - Topical Workshop
April 19, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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

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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AFFCF Announces New Executive Director

Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation recently appointed Raoul E. Sada as its Executive Director, who has replaced the retiring Jan Chisum. Sada was formerly the President and CEO of Volunteers for Hospice and recently received his master's degree in Public Administration from ASU. Sada has over twenty years of experience in the public sector with organizations like the American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association.

Shared Office Space Available

Convenient Tempe Location - 2 private offices with windows and cubicle area for 2. Shared space includes a large furnished Training Room, Conference Room, Copy Room, Restrooms and Kitchenette. Rent includes utilities, phones, DSL, covered parking, storage space plus access to office equipment and onsite nonprofit resource library.

Please contact Marie Fredette at 480.491.0540, e-mail: marie@nonprofitORG.info.

Free Report Helps Nonprofits Generate Event Publicity
A publicity expert is offering a free resource for nonprofit leaders looking to generate more excitement for their special events.

6 Tips for Generating Publicity for Your Special Event is a free, nine-page special report offering foolproof yet practical ideas nonprofits can use to get the most publicity for events ranging from fundraising dinners to conferences to walkathons. The free report was written by Sandra Beckwith, a former award-winning publicist and the author of Publicity for Nonprofits: Generating Media Exposure That Leads to Awareness, Growth, and Contributions.

To get the free special report, go to http://www.nonprofitpublicity.com and enter your name and e-mail address at the bottom of the screen.

CONTACT: Sandra Beckwith, sb@nonprofitpublicity.com, 585-377-2768

The PAFCO Unfinished Agenda for Health and Human Services document

The PAFCO Unfinished Agenda for Health and Human Services document includes solution oriented issue papers in areas of poverty, health care, disabilities and independent living, housing, family stability, family safety, aging, child development and human services workforce.  It points out the many linkages among these issues while proposing solutions and areas needing investments.  Downloadable copies are available at the PAFCO Web site:    http://www.pafcoalition.org/pdf/45104_PAFC_complete.pdf




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Grant Writing Workshop - Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
Mar. 26-27 (Phoenix)

Overview: The Maricopa County Sheriff's Training Center and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grant writing workshop in Phoenix, March 26-27, 2008. Beginning and experienced grant writers from government agencies as well as nonprofits, K-12, colleges and universities are encouraged to attend.

Tuition is $425 and includes all materials: workbook and accompanying 220MB resource CD that's packed full of tools and more than 200 sample grant proposals. Seating is limited, online reservations are necessary.

For more information including venue location and maps, graduate testimonials and instant, online enrollment, please visit http://www.grantwritingusa.com/

Contact: Cathy Rittenhouse, Grant Writing USA, 800.814.8191, cathy@grantwritingusa.com or Sgt. Corina Griffin, Maricopa County Sheriff, 602.876.4469, c_griffin@mcso.maricopa.gov.

Marketing for the Nonprofit Organization - ASU's Nonprofit Management Institute
Mar. 28 - 29 (Phoenix)

Overview: 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.

Date: March 28 - 29, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. - noon Saturday

Location: The Mercado at the ASU Downtown Center, 502 E. Monroe in Phoenix.

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

Penelope Cagney on working with Consultants - The Cagney Company
Mar. 31 (San Diego)

Overview: Penelope Cagney, CFRE, CEO of The Cagney Company, will be speaking on working effectively with consultants on Monday, March 31st at 11:15 a.m., at the AFP International Conference in San Diego.
For more information on the Conference, visit http://www.afpnet.org/.

Multiple Events - GrantsUSA/JUST GRANTS! Arizona
Apr. 1, 15, 29 (Phoenix)

CAPACITY-BUILDING GRANTS: Funding Your Mission from the Inside Out

One of the most exciting developments in grantsmanship in recent years is the interest among many funders in "capacity-building" as it relates to capital, endowment and advancement campaigns.  This workshop will explore capacity-building as a means to help an organization strengthen themselves from the inside out!

Date:  Tuesday, Apr. 1,
Time: 9 a.m. to Noon
Location: Catholic Community Foundation - 400 E. Monroe
 $55 through Mar. 28; $70 after

Registration: http://www.azgrants.com/workshops/detail.cfm?RecordID=426

THE ESSENTIAL EVALUATION TOOLKIT:  Defining and Measuring Success

This highly interactive, hands-on workshop presents the must-have tools and must-do techniques for constructing a solid evaluation plan for your program - and integrating it into your grant proposals.

Date:  Tuesday, Apr. 15
Time: 9 a.m. to Noon
Location: Catholic Community Foundation - 400 E. Monroe
 $55 through Apr.11; $70 after

Registration: http://www.azgrants.com/workshops/detail.cfm?RecordID=422


At the heart of every mission-driven grant proposal stands a mission-driven budget.  A good budget provides an honest, complete and clear picture of the total value of all the resources necessary to perform the proposed work.  In this workshop, you'll learn the principles and apply the concepts of program budgeting.

Date:  Tuesday, Apr. 29
Time: 9 a.m. to Noon
Location: Catholic Community Foundation - 400 E. Monroe
 $55 through Apr.25; $70 after

Registration: http://www.azgrants.com/workshops/detail.cfm?RecordID=420

PHOENIX 3-PACK DISCOUNT: Register for all three workshops and save $40. PRICE:  $125 through Mar. 28.

    PHOENIX 2-PACK DISCOUNT: Register for any two workshops and save $25. PRICE:  $85 through Mar. 28.
  • Bernard Ross Workshops - Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater AZ Chapter
    Apr. 2 ( Phoenix)

    Overview: The AFP Greater Arizona Chapter invites everyone to learn from renowned international trainer and consultant, Bernard Ross, Director of the Management Centre, Europe's leading consultancy and training organization. His 20+ years of experience in strategic thinking, change leadership and organizational transformation have taken him to 30 countries. Register by visiting http://www.afpaz.org/. Earn CEU credits.

    Sticky Ideas - Apr. 2, 1:30 - 4 p.m. Cost: $30 AFP Member; $35 Non-member, includes lunch.

    The Magic of Influence - Apr. 2, 1:30 - 4 p.m. Cost: $15 AFP Member, $25 Non Member

    VIP Reception with Bernard Ross, Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres - Apr. 2, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Cost: Free to those with paid reservation for "Five Practices" on Apr. 3, $10 AFP Member, $15 Non Member.

    The Five Practices of High Achieving Nonprofit Leaders - 8 -11 a.m., continental breakfast included. Cost: $89 AFP Member, $99 Non Member.

    Location: Phoenix Country Club, North 7th St. & Thomas Road.

    Nonprofit Connections Series: Building Performance, Collaborations & Discovering New Opportunities
    April 3 (Phoenix/Glendale) and May 7 (Phoenix/Glendale)

    Making External Connections: Creating Collaborations that Produce Results

    Date/Time: April 3rd 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    Location: Arizona State University at the West Campus, 4701 W. Thunderbird Rd., Glendale, AZ 85306 (B- La Sala Ballroom)

    Regional Summit: Growing Your Connections: Linking People, Organizations & Resources

    Date/Time: May 7, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Location: Arizona State University at the West Campus, 4701 W. Thunderbird Rd., Glendale, AZ 85306 (La Sala Ballroom)

    Designed for: Nonprofit Staff - Front Line Service Providers, Directors/Managers, Board Members & Executive Directors

    Contact: To register email Laurie Pierce, laurie.pierce@asu.edu. Any questions call (602)543-6677

    Registration: No registration fee.

    IRS Form 990 Webinar Series: Changes and Implementation - Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits
    April 3 (Webinars)

    Overview: Significant changes have been made to IRS Form 990. Don't miss this chance to hear from experts in the field about changes to the Form 990 and how they impact your organization. NCNA will be presenting a 3-part webinar series on March 6, March 20, and April 3.

    Join us and hear from the experts, get answers to your questions, and gain insights into what you need to do NOW to better prepare your nonprofit for its 2009 filing, receive the most recent guidance from the IRS on your specific questions, learn about what small nonprofits are required to file on the new Form 990-N, and prepare your organization to file electronically

    Dates/Times: April 3 – 12:00pm

    Location: Online

    Cost: $35 per session or $90 for the entire series; $25/$60 for members of the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits.

    For more information: http://www.arizonanonprofits.org/get-involved/new990.aspx

    Financial Management Principles for Nonprofit Organizations - ASU's Nonprofit Management Institute
    April 4-5 (Phoenix)

    Overview: Analyze the principles of financial management for nonprofits. Learn to apply the fundamentals of accounting, budgeting processes, cash flow analysis, expenditure control, long-range financial planning, audits, grants and contracts to nonprofit organizations. This course is a prerequisite for NMI 113.

    Date: April 4 - 5 , 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day

    Location: The Mercado at the ASU Downtown Center, 502 E. Monroe in Phoenix.

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

    Southern Arizona Nonprofit Summit - Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and Community Foundation for Southern Arizona
    April 8 (Tucson)

    Are you interested in:

    • Adding to your network of nonprofit leaders?
    • Taking action to improve the nonprofit community?
    • Being a part of a national nonprofit movement?
    • Adding your voice to the issues affecting nonprofits in your community?

    If you answered "Yes!" to any of these questions, please join the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and Community Foundation for Southern Arizona at the Southern Arizona Nonprofit Summit. And find out how you can become an Arizona delegate to the Nonprofit Congress National Meeting in Washington DC in June.

    We are gathering nonprofit leaders to get involved in advancing the Arizona's nonprofit agenda. That agenda was voiced by more than 275 people in 6 Town Halls across Arizona in 2006. It was published in One Voice Arizona: A Nonprofit Agenda.

    Now, you can be part of the action plan to advance this agenda. Working groups will form to oversee implementation of Alliance strategies. This is a way to become an active member of the Alliance. And you can find out how you and your nonprofit can be on the leading edge of change in our sector.

    sponsored by Community Foundation for Southern Arizona

    Date/Time: April 8, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Location: YWCA of Tucson - 525 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson

    Cost: Free

    For more information: http://www.arizonanonprofits.org/events/eventdetails.aspx?id=118

    Marketing Workshops for Nonprofits - Arts & Business Council of Greater Phoenix
    Apr. 10 ( Phoenix)



    This interactive seminar will engage participants in understanding how brand positioning can have a positive impact in all aspects of an organization and show you how to create brand positioning for your organization. Patrick Howley is president of The Howley Group, LLC, a marketing consulting firm with a focus on brand positioning, product innovation, strategic planning, consumer research and Customer Relationship Management.
    Date/Time: Apr. 10, 9 a.m. - noon, AM session


    Learn tips on ensuring that everyone in your organization (board members, volunteers and staff) is marketing for you. Larry Bleich is the Major Donor Officer of Phoenix Art Museum where he has dual responsibilities in securing high-end major gifts as well as oversight of the Planned Giving component at the Museum.
    Date/Time: Apr. 10, 1 - 4 p.m., PM session

    For more information, please contact via phone: 602-234-4711 or
    email: jthomas@artsbusinessphoenix.org.

    Grant Writing 101 For Dummies and Everyone Else! - Grant Writing Training Foundation
    Apr. 11 (Phoenix)

    Overview: This session is designed to give volunteers, board members, program staff, and others a detailed overview of how to research and write winning corporate and foundation grant proposals. Supportive instruction includes: How to find grant funding opportunities; how to write multiple types of grant request formats; how to craft a winning proposal narrative; what funders want to fund; in-kind and direct costs in your budget; what do they mean; why grant proposals are rejected; follow-up expectations from funders, and 40 tips to winning a phenomenal grant award.

    Trainer: Dr. Beverly A. Browning, author of Grant Writing For Dummies

    Date/Time: Apr. 11, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    Location: University of Phoenix West Valley Learning Center

    Fee: $99 includes continental breakfast and Grant Writing For Dummies Audio CD (also handouts and novelty giveaways from Wiley Publishing).

    Registration: http://www.grantwritingbootcamp.us/ - Limited seating, hurry!

    For more information: 480-768-7400

    How to Start a Nonprofit Organization - ASU's Nonprofit Management Institute
    April 19 (Phoenix)

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

    Date: April 19 , 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    Location: The Mercado at the ASU Downtown Center, 502 E. Monroe in Phoenix.

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

    New 990 Introduction Workshop - Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits
    April 23 (Phoenix)

    Overview: Walk through the new Form 990 with Brenda Blunt, Tax Director for CBIZ in Phoenix. Brenda provides general business, tax planning and tax compliance services to nonprofits. Her areas of specialty include exempt organizations, partnerships/limited liability companies, real estate transactions, construction, and gift estate planning. She also represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service and other taxing authorities. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA). She was the inaugural chair and continuing member of the ASCPA Not for Profit Section and a member and past chair for the annual ASCPA Not for Profit Conference Task Force.

    Date/Time: April 23, 9:00am - 11:30am

    Location: Native Health, 4520 N. Central Avenue, 6th Floor - Phoenix

    Cost: $25; $10 for Members of the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits

    For more information: http://www.arizonanonprofits.org/events/eventdetails.aspx?id=111

    Valley Grants Forum - Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits
    Apr. 24 (Tempe)

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

    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 Valley 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.

    Scheduled presenters:

    • Ed Portnoy, Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust
    • Others To Be Announced

    Date/Time: Apr. 24, 9 - 11 a.m.

    Location: Tempe Center for the Arts - 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe

    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/eventdetails.aspx?id=98.

    Achieving Your Future - Leadership Symposium - Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence
    Apr. 25-26 (Mesa)

    Overview: The Southwest AfterSchool Leaders Symposium offers a refreshingly different, interactive approach for everyone to create the description of where they're going, tips and ideas to help their infrastructure and team be strengthened, a novel way to visualize where they're going and who will help them get there, outreach skills to make it happen, and they'll leave with a map of their personal, achievable outcomes!

    Date: April 25-26,

    Location: Arizona Golf Resort in Mesa, AZ

    Cost: $185

    Registration and information: http://www.southwestleaders.org

    Keep a Lid on Unemployment - Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits
    April 29, 30 and May 1 (Prescott, Phoenix, Tucson)

    Overview: How you can limit liability and hold down insurance costs

    How your organization manages its unemployment will have a major effect on your operating budget. Are you maximizing your efforts to control your state unemployment insurance costs?

    Join the Alliance and First Nonprofit Insurance Companies to:

    • Learn preventative measures within your organization which can eliminate or reduce your potential liability.
    • Discuss the eligibility requirements that determine when claimants meet the qualifications for unemployment benefits and the progression of unemployment claims.
    • Learn what unemployment insurance plans are available for your organization due to your 501c3 status.
    • Discuss the pros and cons of covering your unemployment through the state unemployment tax pool, a third party, or self-insuring.
    • Identify how these coverage alternatives will improve your bottom line.

    Date/Time: April 29 (Prescott); April 30 (Phoenix); May 1 (Tucson) 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Location: Prescott, Phoenix, Tucson

    Cost: Free

    For more information: http://www.arizonanonprofits.org/get-involved/UI2008.aspx

    Be More Awards Luncheon and Awards Ceremony - Eight, KAET-TV
    May 14 (Scottsdale)

    Overview: Inaugural Be More Awards luncheon and awards ceremony honoring the outstanding achievements of nonprofit organizations.

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

    Location: Camelback Inn, 5402 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85253

    For more information: For tickets ($75 per person) or more information about the luncheon or the awards call 480.965.9614 or e-mail Eightevents@asu.edu.


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    Executive Assistant - Nonprofit Resource Center of Northern Arizona (Flagstaff)

    Description: The Nonprofit Resource Center of Northern Arizona, located in Flagstaff, is looking for an Executive Assistant who is ready to roll up his or her sleeves to help us reach our goal of providing leadership, advisement and services to the estimated 1800 nonprofits of northern Arizona. The Nonprofit Resource Center is the largest resource center in the northern region with a service area of over 61,000 square miles. Visit http://www.nonprofitNAZ.org to get acquainted with the NPRC.



    • One year experience in any comparable assistant position.
    • Intermediate to advanced skill level in MS Word and Excel Willingness to learn basic functions of Access database and WebEx programs. Professional demeanor as candidate will be interacting with high level executives and members of the board on a frequent basis Positive and friendly team player mentality.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    • Be proficient in MS Word, Outlook and Excel Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Have the ability to multi-task while remaining positive and productive in demanding situations.

     How to Apply: Please e-mail the following to nprc@nonprofitNAZ.org:

    1. Resume, three professional references and two personal references
    2. A letter describing why you would be the right person for this position and what you feel you can contribute to our organization.
    Administrative Assistant - The Steel Foundation (Phoenix)
    Description: The Steel Foundation is a private, non-operating foundation that is looking to re-organize its office. Duties would include being the assistant for the 2 person office. Various office tasks such as organizing mailings, scheduling meetings, culling and organizing research about the state of AZ and nonprofits, inputting historical data into our new database, pretty much being are all around person.


    • Excellent with people, solid letter writing ability, great attitude.
    • Competent computer skills (Excel, Microsoft Word, mail merges).

    How to apply: Please contact Marianne Cracchiolo Mago, phone: 602-850-9802,
    email: grants@steele-foundation.com.

    Executive Assistant/Office Manager - Social Venture Partners Arizona (Phoenix)

    Description: Small philanthropic nonprofit seeks part time (20-25 hours a week) Executive Assistant to provide support and management assistance to staff and partners in the organization. Works closely with Executive Director and is responsible for administrative, office management, fundraising, technical, and communications support.


    • Professional demeanor and attire is critical. Bachelor's degree required with excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize.
    • Accounting, computer competence and previous administrative support experience highly preferred.

    How to apply: Send resumes to info@svpaz.org.

    Development Assistant - Sojourner Center (Phoenix)

    Description: The Development Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and clerical support to members of the Development Team; participating in donor cultivation activities; processing donation checks and sending out thank you letters; maintaining data integrity in the donor database; running reports from the donor database; managing department volunteers; coordinating community outreach opportunities; managing all details of campus tours; and providing backup for the Administrative Assistant at the reception desk.


    • A two-year degree or equivalent applicable nonprofit experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Windows; organizational skills and attention to detail; excellent customer service skills.
    • Development experience, knowledge of Raisers Edge, and knowledge of Photoshop are a plus.

    How to apply: Candidates can send a Letter of Interest and a resume to:
    G. Barraza / Personnel Effectiveness Coordinator, e-mail jobs@sojournercenter.org
    Fax: (602) 244-8006

    Administrative Assistant - Devereux Arizona (Phoenix)

    Description: As an active member of the Development Department, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for performing all standard clerical and administrative functions associated with the Raiser’s Edge donor management system, donor correspondence and stewardship for donor gifts.
    Participates in the effective and efficient planning and implementation of annual development initiatives to meet defined budget goals for Devereux Arizona. Provides assistance in acquiring gift in kind items and assisting with special events.


    • HS diploma/GED and minimum two (2) years related administrative experience.
    • Strong computer literacy required. Database management ability essential, with experience using donor management software such as Raiser’s Edge or MatchMaker preferred. Must have customer service skills!

    How to apply: To apply online, visit our website at http://www.devereux.org/careers and reference Job ID #IRC12917 or email your resume to azhr@devereux.org.

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    Development Coordinator - Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Phoenix, Inc. (Phoenix)

    Description: The Development Coordinator is directly responsible to the Director of Development of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Phoenix and is evaluated at least annually. This position shall include, but is not limited to, the following:  Assist in coordination of annual gala.  Work with Tomorrow’s Leaders as house liaison including attendance at meetings, work with committee on fundraisers and any computer needs.  Generation of donor thank you letters, entering donors into database and acknowledgment cards, if necessary.  Produce monthly in-kind donation listing for Accounting Department. Coordinate development activities including Brick Sales, Pop Tab program, car donation program and Solari Bell sales.  Other duties as assigned. 


    • A college degree in Business Administration, Communications, or Nonprofit is desired but not required for the position.  Should have a minimum of 1-2 years in fundraising including event execution and database management. Must exhibit strong interpersonal skills, as he/she will be interacting with donors and volunteers.  This person will be flexible, with excellent communication and analytical skills and thorough follow-through. 
    • Must have a working knowledge of Word and Excel and fundraising/database software. 

    How to apply: Qualified candidates should send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, via e-mail (espicer@rmhcphoenix.com) or fax (602-264-5670).

    Assistant Director Gift Processing - ASU Foundation (Phoenix)

    Description: The Assistant Director for Gift Processing will be responsible for handling special projects within the gift processing group. These projects will include working with major pledges, gift agreements, account reconciliations, KAET and Sun Angel administration, corporate matching gift projects, generating reports and other projects as they arise. The Assistant Director will be in charge of quality control and data management on the fundraising system. The gift processing department is also in the midst of a conversion to a new alumni/donor software system which will be complete by July 2008.


    • Excellent communication skills. Excellent organization skills. Good interpersonal skills. Expert level working knowledge of software programs including Word/Excel/Outlook and mail merge process. Ability to handle high volume, stressful environment. Excellent customer service skills.
    • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Minimum five years experience working in customer service or a high level administrative capacity with management and supervisory responsibilities. Experience in higher education and knowledge of donor relations and fundraising is a plus.

    How to apply: For more information on the ASU Foundation, visit our web site at http://www.asufoundation.org. If interested in the Assistant Director Gift Processing position, please send your resume, salary requirements and cover letter to asufhr@asu.edu indicating the job title in the subject line.

    Special Events Director - Greater Oro Valley Arts Council (Oro Valley)

    Description: The appropriate candidate will be a self-motivated, high-energy person with demonstrated experience in identifying, recruiting & cultivating donors and will have a track record in generating financial support for events. This position is responsible for both the achievement of fund-raising goals and the successful execution of all GOVAC programs and events. Assess the fund-raising potential and work with the Executive Director to develop an annual fund-raising plan with goals & objectives within the communities.


    • Knowledge of the Southern Arizona market is essential. 
    • Grant Writing, Committee Management and Sales experience a MUST. 

    How to apply: To respond to this posting, please forward your resume to kategovac@qwest.net . Visit our website at http://www.GOVAC.org to learn more about the Greater Oro Valley Arts Council!  Job Closes Apr. 1, 5 p.m.

    Fundraising Campaign Coordinator - Nature Conservancy (Phoenix)

    Description: Join The Nature Conservancy and help protect nature and preserve life! Coordination and integration of capital campaign, working with top-notch fund raising team for leading conservation organization. Requires skills/experience in computers and communicating effectively. Must be highly organized and able to multi-task. Bachelor’s degree and 2 years experience or equivalent combination.

    For a complete job description visit our web site after March 20 at http://www.nature.org/careers. Send letter & resume stating salary requirements by March 28, 2008 to James E. Cook, Director of Operations, The Nature Conservancy in Arizona, PhilanthropyJobsinAZ@tnc.org.

    Director of Development - Ballet Arizona (Phoenix)

    Description: The Director of Development serves to advance the mission of Ballet Arizona through the management of a department of development professionals responsible for the maximization of contributed revenue in the areas of unrestricted, temporarily restricted and permanently restricted contributions from individuals, foundations, corporations, government sources, and through special events. The incumbent will report to the Executive Director and work collaboratively with other members of the senior management team.

    For more information please visit http://www.balletaz.org. To apply, please e-mail your resume to jwalter@balletaz.org.
    Director of Member Services - Arizona Public Media (Phoenix)

    Description: Responsible for membership program for Arizona Public Media & its stations, including management of mail solicitation, telemarketing, online & on-air fundraising & other activities designed to generate membership for the organization. Requires occasional travel & work on evenings &/or weekends. Salary: DOE For complete details & to apply online, visit http://www.uacareertrack.com (citing job number). Review will continue until positions are filled.

    Arizona Public Media Home Page: http://www.AZpublicmedia.org. To apply go to Quick Link: http://www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=191043

    Assistant Development Coordinator - Habitat for Humanity of the West Valley (Peoria)

    Description: Currently seeking an Assistant Development Coordinator to join the team of professionals in Peoria.  For the complete job description, go to the website: http://www.hfhwv.org.  Click “About Us” and then “Employment Opportunities”. 

    How to apply: Please contact Gail Houghton at gail@hfhwv.org. No phone calls please

    Public Relations / Marketing / Communications
    Online Marketing Coordinator - Make-A-Wish Foundation of America (Phoenix)

    Description: This support position is responsible for assisting with implementing and analyzing the Foundations e-marketing efforts. The individual will evaluate and report metrics related to internet initiatives, assist in the development of online marketing strategies and e-marketing concepts, and review marketing research for future online marketing needs.


    • Bachelor's degree in marketing or equivalent education and work experience, as well as experience testing online using search engines and banner advertisement for driving revenue, donor acquisition and cultivation on a national level.
    • Excellent communication and analytical skills, plus strong computer skills including search tools, search providers, tracking software, web analytics and multimedia, are essential.

    How to apply: Submit resume and cover letter to: Human Resources Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, Fax: 602-279-0855, Email: hr@wish.org.

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    There are currently no positions for this job category.

    Maintenance, Facilities, and Food Service
    Protection Services Officer - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (Scottsdale)

    Description: Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art seeks a part-time security officer to monitor art galleries & comply with established security/safety procedures, opening/closing museum, serve as primary in-gallery security personnel, assist w/basic technical set-up, walk-thru, inspection of artwork, equipment check, stocking brochures & turning on exhibition components.


    • H.S. diploma or equivalent. Understanding & appreciation of, or study in arts desired. Excellent customer service skills a must.
    • Previous gallery experience and work with the public preferred.

    How to apply: Submit your letter of interest and resume to: Resumes@sccarts.org.

    General Program / Coordinator

    There are currently no positions for this job category.

    Medical / Health / Direct Service
    Psychiatrist Nurse Practitioners - A New Leaf (Mesa)

    Description: A New Leaf, a nonprofit, behavioral health agency, is seeking various Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners for their Mesa locations. Full Time and Part Time positions. Various Shifts, including Some overnight and weekends available.


    • Completion of a Nurse Practitioner Program from an accredited school. Must be licensed as a RN and hold a Nurse Practitioner certification from the Arizona State Board of Nursing. Possess a current and valid license to practice in the State of Arizona.
    • Possess full prescription authority and maintain current D.E.A. licensure. 2 plus years of experience.

    How to apply: To apply, please forward your resume via one of the following methods: Fax: (480) 969-2696; In Person: 1655 East University Drive, Mesa, AZ 85203; Email: dramirez@turnanewleaf.org.

    Family Support Partner: A New Leaf (Mesa)

    Description: The Family Support Partner role was developed to help families identify and acknowledge informal networks of support and to provide them with the supports and skills necessary to care for a child with behavioral health disorders. The Family Support Partner models the skills necessary to maneuver within the mental health system and other community programs, thus serving as a system guide and advocate for the parent. The Family Support Partner mentor program will influence caregiver needs and characteristics, resource problems, and service system factors.


    • High School Diploma required.
    • Must be a parent, foster parent, guardian or family member of a child with or at risk of serious mental or behavioral disorders.

    How to Apply: To apply, please forward your resume via one of the following methods: Fax: (480) 969-2696; In Person: 1655 East University Drive, Mesa, AZ 85203; Email: dramirez@turnanewleaf.org.

    Entry Level Position: A New Leaf (Mesa)
    Description: A New Leaf, a not-for-profit Behavioral Health Agency, is hiring individuals seeking an opportunity to work with troubled youth in a therapeutic environment. Make a difference in someone's life Commit at least one year to personal and professional growth and development.


    • HS/GED Diploma required. AA Degree preferred. Experience in Beh. Health field preferred. Bilingual: Spanish-English a plus.
    • Must meet the driving insurability guidelines.
    • Must successfully past a criminal background check for the purpose of obtaining DPS Class One Fingerprint Clearance Card.
    • Must have a Valid AZ Driver license.
    • OBHL requires that employee is at least 21 years of age.

    How to apply: Please apply via one of the following methods: Fax: (480) 969-2696
    Email: dramirez@turnanewleaf.org
    In Person: 1655 E. University Drive, Mesa, AZ 85203 (Between Stapley & Gilbert Roads)

    Multiple positions: Native American Connections (Phoenix)

    Clinical Supervisor-IOP - Dynamic opportunity to blend Best Practices with Traditional Native Healing. Supervise teams of clinicians, peers, and case management to support innovative substance abuse services within a structured Intensive Outpatient Program. Under the direct supervision of the Clinical Director, develops, implements, and supervises a comprehensive system of outpatient clinic services that respond to the targeted community’s needs and support the organization’s overall mission, philosophy, and goals. This position participates as an integral member of the management staff of Native American Connections. 

    Case Aide I –

    • Women's Residential Facility - Midnight shift.
    • Men's Residential Facility - On call position, could be 2nd or third shift, and/ or weekends.

    How to apply: Qualified interested applicants may send a letter and resume or complete and application in one of the following manners: At NAC, 4520 N. Central, Suite 600, Phoenix, AZ 85012 Fax to 602-256-7356 On line at http://www.nativeconnections.org.

    Housing Services
    Resident Resource Manager - Sojourner Center (Phoenix)
    Description: The Resident Resource Manager determines the necessary resources of the residents at Sojourner Center, arrange for acquiring needed resources, maintain storage areas in a neat and orderly manner, record keeping for orders and expenditures, maintain inventory of supplies, grounds and room inspections, and possible co-facilitation of educational classes.


    • High School Diploma or GED, 1 year paid experience in the behavioral health services field, working knowledge of the impact of domestic violence, homelessness, and substance abuse on women and children.
    • Ability to work well as a member of a staff team. Must be able to pass fingerprint clearance, and have a valid Arizona drivers license and reliable transportation.

    How to apply: Candidates can send a Letter of Interest and a resume to:
    G. Barraza / Personnel Effectiveness Coordinator, E-Mail: jobs@sojournercenter.org
    Fax: (602) 244-8006

    Training and Education
    Family Advocate I- Sojourner Center (Phoenix)

    Description: The Family Advocate I is responsible for ensuring the care, safety and well-being of all children in her/his assigned group. They will assist the Family Advocate II with planning and implementing developmentally appropriate activities; offering group and individual intervention opportunities in accordance with the family-developed service plan.


    • 2 years of post-secondary education in a related field or equivalent work experience in childcare or family support services; knowledge of Emergent Curriculum, effective classroom management, and the impact of domestic violence on families is crucial. Excellent communication skills, time management, and organization skills are imperative. Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships and act as part of a team is vital.
    • Ability to pass fingerprint clearance according to ADHS licensure required; CPR and First Aid certification, and TB test and immunization verification required; Bi-lingual Spanish-English preferred.

    How to apply: Candidates can send a Letter of Interest and a resume to:
    G. Barraza / Personnel Effectiveness Coordinator, E-Mail: jobs@sojournercenter.org
    Fax: (602) 244-8006


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