NPower Arizona Brown Bag - "Web Strategies for Nonprofits"
A web site can be a very powerful tool: It can communicate your mission to the public. It can reach out
to funders for donations. It can offer interactive features to your constituents. Creating and maintaining
a web site can be simple, or extremely complicated, depending on what you want your site to do. NPower
Arizona offers tips on working with your web site, whether you're just starting the planning process or are
improving your current site. 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at NPower Arizona, 1295 West Washington, Suite 104, Tempe,
AZ 85281. These events are open and free to the community. Seating is limited, so please contact Beverly
Tyson at (602) 343-6797 for details or to register. For more information about NPower Arizona and upcoming
events, please visit their website at www.NPowerAZ.org.
AFP Luncheon - "2003 Professional Development Partnership Program"
Give yourself a gift this holiday season! Come to the AFP meeting on Wednesday, December 3, 2003. Consistently
regarded as one of the best educational presentations of the year, the December luncheon features the 2003
participants in the Professional Development Partnership Program. Each will present a summary of their
requisite service projects and each will be prepared to entertain your questions. If you are new to the
field, you will enjoy hearing from those with a similar perspective. If you are seasoned professional, you
will be rejuvenated by fresh perspectives. This program will be emceed by John Scola, 2003 Chair of the
Professional Development Partnership program. The panel includes: Hank Arens - Kivel Campus of Care, Jeff
VanBrunt - Arizona Right To Life, Nicolle Walker - St. Mary's Food Bank, Michele Spidel - Kids Voting Arizona,
Patrick McWhortor - NPower AZ, Larry Bleich - Arizona Humane Society.
AFP monthly luncheons are the first Wednesday of every month (except in August due to the State Conference)
at the Phoenix Country Club, located on the northeast corner of 7th St. and Thomas Rd. Meet and greet is 11:30 am
-12:00 pm with the luncheon from 12:00 pm -1:30 pm. Cost: Lunch-$25 Members $35 Non-Members; Workshop-$25 Members
For more detailed information on the upcoming luncheon as well as online registration forms visit the AFP
website at: http://www.afpaz.org/events.html.
Or - call (602) 241-6774 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to make your reservation. Payment is due at the
registration table on the day of the meeting. Attendees who do not RSVP cannot be guaranteed a lunch. No Shows
will be billed.
11th Annual Nonprofit Day - "Inspiring Confidence and Trust:
Issues and Answers for Nonprofits"
The Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management is pleased to announce that the 11th Annual Nonprofit Day
will be held on December 5, 2003. This year's topic will be "Inspiring Confidence and Trust: Issues and Answers
for Nonprofit Organizations" and will coincide with the release of a research monograph on this same subject.
Nonprofit Day, held on the first Friday in December each year, is designed to equip nonprofit leaders with the
best knowledge and tools available to address emerging challenges and opportunities in the nonprofit sector.
Utilizing a blend of sound theory and practical tools, Nonprofit Day is developed with the nonprofit professional
in mind. 8:00 am - 4:30 pm at the Hyatt Regency Downtown Phoenix, 122 North Second Street - For more information
or to register, please visit the Center's website at
NPower Arizona Brown Bag - "Tech Security for Nonprofits"
Nonprofits rely on computers, email and databases to do business. But increasingly, they need to be concerned
with the security of this technology. NPower Arizona staff will offer tips and best practices to keep your systems
and information protected against harm. 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at NPower Arizona, 1295 West Washington, Suite 104,
Tempe, AZ 85281. These events are open and free to the community. Seating is limited, so please contact Beverly
Tyson at (602) 343-6797 for details or to register. For more information about NPower Arizona and upcoming events,
please visit their website at www.NPowerAZ.org.
Basic Volunteer Management Training -"Supervising Volunteers
& Evaluating the Volunteer Program"
Basic Volunteer Management trainings are designed to provide basic information about starting and/or
managing a volunteer program. This year, the Volunteer Center has expanded basic volunteer management
trainings to include an overview (similar to the "original" Basic Volunteer Management training) and more
in-depth training around volunteer recruitment, placing volunteers, orienting and training volunteers,
supervising volunteers and evaluating your volunteer program. All trainings are from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Each training session is $60 with discounts for Full and Affiliate Partners of the Volunteer Center as
well as current AVACA members. A 10% discount will apply to those registering for the series of 3 trainings.
There will only be a ½ hour for lunch - participants can provide their own lunch or one will be available
for an additional $7.50. The Basic Volunteer Management training will utilize the curriculum developed by
the Points of Light Foundation. Contact Lenore Parker, Director of Program Services at (602) 263-9736 ext.
504 or email@example.com.
Nonprofit Enrichment Series - "Board Governance: Building
Passion for Mission"
January 21 - West Valley Location
January 23 – East Valley Location
January 26 - North/Central Location
The third of seven segments included in the Nonprofit Enrichment
Series, offered by the Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management.
This three-hour seminar contains a video lecture presentation on
the topic from a leading national expert and includes facilitated
group discussion and exercises. Participants will:
Learn how to assess board composition
Learn how to build a diverse board, where to find board members and how to recruit them
Learn creative approaches to board orientation and to building board commitment to mission
January 21, 9:00 am -12:00 pm at Catholic
Social Services - Westside Head Start, 7400 West Olive, Phoenix;
or January 23, 9:00 am -12:00 pm at the Mesa United Way, 137 East
University, Mesa; January 26, 9:00 am -12:00 pm at the Flinn Foundation,
1802 North Central Avenue, Phoenix. Fee is $30 per person - pre-registration
is required. For more information about the entire series, or to
register, visit the Center's website at www.asu.edu/copp/nonprofit/conf/con_ees.htm
or call (480) 965-0607.
*New Listing* - Gear-Up Scholarship Program Coordinator
Coordination of scholarship funds conveyed by Northern Arizona University (NAU) GEAR UP to the Arizona Community
Foundation (ACF) is made possible through the management services of the Foundation. ACF is charged with creating the
means for administering GEAR UP scholarships, including the employment of an individual to provide for this function.
This individual will serve as the primary link between Northern Arizona University, its Central GEAR UP Office,
and the Arizona Community Foundation. Policy and procedural decisions will be developed in conjunction with the NAU
GEAR UP Director, Principal Investigator, NAU Office of Grants and Contracts, and NAU Financial Aids Office. The
position will also serve as a link between GEAR UP Scholarship funds and other public or private resources available
to support GEAR UP students. Prior to 2006, this position will focus primarily upon planning, coordinating and
preparing to implement the scholarship component of NAU GEAR UP and public awareness activity; after 2006, when
GEAR UP participants become eligible to receive Arizona GEAR UP Foundation support, and if funding permits, the
position focus will transition to scholarship fund disbursement and monitoring of student progress. Start Date:
January 1, 2004. For more information about this position go to:
*New Listing* - Chapter Director - American Liver Foundation
Exciting opportunity to join growing National Health Agency in position of Director for Phoenix-based statewide
Arizona Chapter. Ideal for experienced #2 looking to run own agency. Must have proven experience in the following
areas: fundraising (particularly special events); board and volunteer development; community outreach; and
planning/budgeting. Knowledge of patient education and services a plus. Salary commensurate with experience,
plus benefit package. Please send resume and salary history in confidence to: Joe Kleiber, American Liver
Foundation, 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 603, New York, NY 10038. FAX: (212) 483-8179 or
*New Listing* - Program Associate - Institute of Cultural Affairs (ICA)
The Institute of Cultural Affairs in Phoenix is pleased to announce a job opportunity for the position
of Program Associate with the Youth as Facilitative Leaders program. The position will join the 'Community
Leadership and Learning' team to oversee the implementation, support and coordination of the program. The
Program Associate will be largely involved with facilitating action plans for youth groups as part of a funded
youth civic engagement campaign; and delivering ICA training to youth. We are especially interested in
candidates that have experience of ICA's 'Technology of Participation' facilitation and training, and we welcome
applications from those that are able to assume position responsibilities immediately. For a copy of the job
description and application details, please send an email to Shelley Hung firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 602-955-4811.
More information about the Institute of Cultural Affairs can be found at
*New Listing* - Receptionist - Phoenix Day
Phoenix Day is a child care facility located in South Central Phoenix. We are the oldest, continually
operating child care facility in Arizona. We pride ourselves in maintaining an excellent reputation and being
a highly respected center. We are currently seeking a receptionist to help manage our front office and
reception area. 40 hours per week at $7.50 per hour. Benefits: medical and dental coverage, paid holidays,
sick/personal days, vacation days, professional development opportunities. If you are interested, please fax
a cover letter describing your qualifications and attach a resume to (602) 254-6350. Questions should be
directed to Yvette Toledo Katsenes, Executive Director at (602) 254-4613.
*New Listing* - Community Representative - Student Exchange Program
AYUSA International is a non-profit high school foreign exchange student organization. We welcome teenagers
from over 60 countries worldwide and provide host family placement and ongoing supervision for 5 and 10-month
academic programs. The Community Representative is a part-time position designed for people with a strong desire
to do something rewarding in the community and earn some extra money to help supplement their income. Applicants
best suited for this work should enjoy teenagers, have a strong interest in cross-cultural communication, and feel
comfortable networking in the community. Basic responsibilities include recruiting and interviewing host families,
providing ongoing support to families and students and maintaining professional contact with local high schools.
All applicants must be available during some evening and weekend hours. Full training and support will be provided
through branch offices located throughout the U.S. Payment is in the form of a stipend per student placement.
This is a statewide opportunity. If interested, please email email@example.com
or call toll-free (888) 552-9872.
*New Listing* - Data Manager - Arizona Family Planning Council
The Arizona Family Planning Council is a private non-profit organization founded in 1974 with a vision
to increase access to family planning. The Council administers federal Title X funds for family planning
services in the state of Arizona through a network of community based agencies that provide clinical family
planning services to about 40,000 individuals per year. Operational responsibilities of this position
include management and analysis of both primary and secondary data sources for program management, program
evaluation and needs assessment activities. Other responsibilities include provision of technical assistance,
program development, community collaboration and preparation of reports. Salary is negotiable depending on experience.
Resumes, including expected salary range, are accepted by fax,
mail or email to Arizona Family Planning Council, 2920 N. 24th Avenue
#26, Phoenix, AZ 85015; Fax: (602) 252-3708 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. For inquiries feel free to contact Charlotte
Harrison, Executive Director at (602) 258-5777 or email@example.com.
This announcement is available at www.azfpc.org.
Position is open until filled.
*New Listing* - Executive Director - Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education
The Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education ("AFLSE" or the "Foundation"), the philanthropic arm
of the State Bar of Arizona, is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director. The Foundation plays
a leading role in preparing Arizona youth for civic responsibility and providing access to justice for Arizona's
poor. The Foundation reaches more than 100,000 school children each year through its Law Related Education (LRE)
program by training teachers, school resource officers, and probation officers about our laws, justice system and
the foundations of democracy. The Foundation also receives Interest on Lawyer's Trust Accounts (IOLTA) money and
uses the money for grants to non-profit organizations that provide free legal assistance to the poor so all people
in Arizona can have a voice in our justice system.
The Executive Director will be responsible for general foundation administration and development in accordance with
the policy and programmatic decisions of the Board of Directors; will organize, direct, coordinate and implement
activities to accomplish policy and programmatic decisions; will oversee and administer an annual budget of
approximately $3 million; and will serve as a liaison with the State Bar, Supreme Court and other relevant
entities, including the public, IOLTA grantees, educational agencies and related national organizations. For
more information, visit our website at www.azflse.org.
Salary: $80,000+ commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits package. To Apply:
Send a letter of interest along with current resume and salary requirements to Arizona Foundation for Legal
Services & Education, Attn: Human Resources-WS, 111 West Monroe, Suite 1800, Phoenix, Arizona 85003-1742, or
fax materials to (602) 271-4930. Close date for receipt of resumes is December 1, 2003. The Arizona Foundation
for Legal Services & Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
*New Listing* - Membership Services Coordinator - Maricopa County Bar Association
The Maricopa County Bar Association, a voluntary organization servicing the needs of the legal profession has an
immediate opening for a membership services coordinator. Primary duties include maintaining the database, general
office work, seeking out potential member benefits and day to day communication with members. Works closely with the
membership director on special projects, as assigned. The individual must possess excellent customer service skills,
excellent oral/written communication skills, be proficient in Microsoft Office, and be detail oriented with a high
degree of accuracy. Bachelor degree preferred. Salary range $27K - $30K with excellent benefits. Interested parties
please send a letter of interest and your resume to: Maricopa County Bar Association, Sonya Brant, 303 East Palm Lane,
Phoenix, AZ 85004
*New Listing* - AmeriCorps - Make A Difference
Make A Difference is offering a unique and exciting opportunity
for individuals to gain non-profit and career experience. Made possible
by a grant from our national affiliate, City Cares, we are hiring
a team of 17 people to fill newly created AmeriCorps positions.
We have five exciting positions still available:
John C Lincoln Health Network - Literacy Coordinator
St. Vincent de Paul - Case Manager
St. Vincent de Paul - Public Relations/Volunteer Coordinator
Make A Difference - Community Programs Coordinator
The Salvation Army, Project Hope - Homeless Outreach Coordinator
See details on our website www.makeadifference.org.
Please send resume and cover letter to: Lisa Stevenson, c/o Make
A Difference, 5151 N 19th Avenue, Suite 200 Phoenix, AZ 85015 or
fax to: 602-973-9233 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
These positions will begin December 2003/January 2004.
*New Listing* - Executive Director - Leadership Workshops Foundation for Youth and Family
Leadership Workshops Foundation for Youth and Family is a young
organization that offers nationally recognized programs that have
been around for twenty-five years to Arizona's teens and families.
The programs include a unique youth-mentoring-youth approach, along
with a highly skilled staff of adult educators, parents and leaders
from within the community, along with the use of cooperative games
and problem-solving initiatives to make the learning relevant to
each individual's personal life.
The Foundation is seeking an Executive Director with excellent
interpersonal skills and a passion for youth to bring this organization
to the next level. The successful candidate will demonstrate success
in building relationships and interacting with a diverse group of
community activists and volunteers, young people, parents, and corporate
leaders. Proven organizational development skills are required,
as well as the ability to develop, implement and monitor a budget,
strategic plan and associated performance objectives. Fundraising
experience, non-profit management and public speaking skills are
highly desirable. Leadership Workshops Foundation for Youth and
Family offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Please send a resume and cover letter to: LWF@cox.net.
Deadline for submission of resume is December 12, 2003. For more
information, please visit our web site at www.leadershipfdn.org.
*New Listing* - Training Coordinator - NPower Arizona
NPower Arizona seeks a qualified Training Coordinator. NPower Arizona
was formed in 2002 to help all Arizona nonprofits - regardless of
size, sector or geography - access and use technology to expand
the reach and impact of their services. We provide technology planning,
implementation and training services to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations.
The Training Coordinator will focus on developing the training
services and the community services programs. The Coordinator will
develop nonprofit technology curricular content, ranging from hands-on,
skill-based software application training to informational seminars
and workshops for nonprofit leaders. The Coordinator will also work
with the Director of Nonprofit Services to identify opportunities
for collaboration in the community, which leverages local resources
and facilities to ensure affordable training for nonprofits that
is geographically convenient. The Coordinator will ensure that the
quality of training meets NPower Arizona quality assurance expectations,
and work with individual trainers to fulfill that objective. Salary
in the lower 40's, but DOE. A bachelor's degree is required, and
two (2) years of teaching or training experience is preferred.
Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a thorough resume
detailing their professional experience, a minimum of three (3)
references, two (2) recent writing samples and a cover letter to:
Karen Hurlbert, NPower Arizona, 1295 W. Washington, Suite 104, Tempe,
AZ 85281. Position open until filled. Interviews will begin after
November 17. No telephone solicitations please. For more information
about NPower AZ - visit the website at: www.npoweraz.org.
*New Listing* - Program Director - All-Star Kids Tutoring
All Star Kids Tutoring, a volunteer literacy tutoring program for elementary-school-age children, is looking for a career seeking individual who wants to make an impact. Diverse job requires strong integrity, professionalism, people skills, and work ethic. Duties include volunteer management and recruitment as well as program development and marketing. Must have positive attitude, exceptional organization skills and ability to manage multiple projects and follow through on assignments. Bachelor degree required. Fax salary and resume to (602) 861-6838.
*New Listing* - Area Agency on Aging Director - Northern Arizona Council of Governments (NACOG)
This is a full time position located at the NACOG central office in Flagstaff. The AAA Director is responsible
for the overall administration, planning, monitoring, evaluation, and development of the regional program for the
elderly under the Older Americans Act, Title V, and other programs. Experience and training equivalent to a Master's
Degree in Gerontology, Business Management, Public Administration, Social Services, or related field plus five years
related experience and/or training, including supervisory experience is required. The pay range begins at $42,538.
This is a program funding dependent position. The recruitment closes at 4:00 P.M. December 10, 2003. An application
is required. Contact NACOG Human Resources for a job description and application, (928) 213-5200, 119 E. Aspen Ave.,
Flagstaff, AZ. 86001.
Director of Operational Support - Teach For America Phoenix
The Director of Operational Support works directly with the staff
of a regional office of Teach For America and is responsible for
not only providing smooth day-to-day operation of the regional office,
but also acting as the region's technological and financial contact.
In addition, the Director of Operational Support will take on a
substantial role in development and/or programmatic activities that
take place in the office. Qualifications: Seeking candidates who
demonstrate excellent responsibility, organizational and communication
skills, and believe deeply in our organization's mission. Teach
For America makes a particular effort to recruit people of color
to apply for staff positions. We are especially interested in candidates
who are able to assume position responsibilities immediately. Compensation:
Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience.
In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included. For a
complete job description, and to apply online, please visit our
www.teachforamerica.org/staff_opps.html. We will only accept
applications through our online module.
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