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Arizona Nonprofit Community Report
Improving the quality of life in communities by providing knowledge and tools that enhance nonprofit effectiveness

Arizona State University College of Public Programs

September 27, 2004

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What's New

Dr. Paul Light to Deliver Keynote Address at the 12th Annual Nonprofit Day

The Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management is very pleased to announce “Strengthening Our Nonprofit Workforce” as the theme for this year’s Nonprofit Day conference. Nonprofit Day, held on the first Friday in December each year, is designed to bring practical tools and cutting edge knowledge to nonprofit practitioners and leaders throughout Arizona.

Dr. Paul Light will deliver the keynote address and will speak to the critical importance of investing in our nonprofit workforce and the organizations in which they serve. Dr. Light is a Senior Fellow at the Bookings Institution and the founder and Director of the Center for Public Service. He is also the Paulette Goddard Professor of Public Service at the Wagner School of Public Service at New York University and has taught at the University of Virginia, George Washington University, Georgetown University, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Minnesota, and Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Dr. Light has written nineteen books, including The New Public Service, Making Nonprofits Work and, most recently, Sustaining Nonprofit Performance: The Case for Capacity Building and the Evidence to Support It. He is also a well-known public speaker--having addressed roughly 10,000 people in 2003, including major addresses at the Chautauqua Institute in upstate New York, and for nonprofit associations in Los Angeles, Chicago, Memphis, Denver, Pittsburgh, and New York City.

Nonprofit Day will take place on December 2 & 3, 2004 at the Black Canyon Conference Center in Phoenix. For more information, please visit our website at or contact Michelle Lyons-Mayer at (480) 965-5548 or


Kellogg Site Visit to The Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management

The W.K. Kellogg Trustees traveled to ASU's Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management as part of a larger site visit to facilities being aided by Kellogg's resources. The trip provided the Board an opportunity to experience some of the current work of the Kellogg Foundations's Philanthropy & Volunteerism team. The overall theme of the site visit was 'Nonprofit Sustainability'. American Humanics students participated in the site visits and got a chance to really interact with the Kellogg Board. The Board completed site visits at PREHAB of Arizona, Neighborhood Ministries, and The Stardust Foundation: Habitat for Humanity South Ranch Project and Stardust House. Board members were moved by all presentations as they proved powerful testaments to how the Center is providing valuable support to organizations changing lives.

After the site visits, the Kellogg Board met up at ASU's University Club for a luncheon with Center staff, American Humanics students, and community leaders. During the luncheon President Crow offered a powerful presentation on his vision for "The New American University". President Crow also encouraged dialogue and took questions from the audience. The Director of the Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management, Dr. Robert Ashcraft, gave a presentation on current Center initiatives that are working, and initiatives for the future. Members of the Board of Trustees then traveled to the Ladmo Branch of the Boys and Girls Club where they engaged in the board game Cash Flow 101 with children and Humanics students.


Nonprofit Day Survey

Results from the Nonprofit Day Survey have been collected, and no additional participation is necessary. We at the Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management would like to take this time to thank the nonprofit community for participating in the survey. We received an overwhelming number of great responses. This information adds to our understanding of what nonprofit organizations need. The Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management is dedicated to serving the needs of our nonprofit community. Thanks for your help in addressing what those needs are.




All-Star Kids Tutoring - Internship

All-Star Kids Tutoring is seeking candidates for their Internship Site Director Position. The commitment is approximately 3 hours weekly; duration of a typical school year (Oct. – May) unpaid internship. Locations are libraries, schools and churches around the Valley. The goal is to coordinate and facilitate a tutoring site, its literacy tutors and students.

For more information please contact Nicole Pasini by telephone at (602)957-0000 or by email: .


Nonprofit Researched Abridged
"The Effect of Government Funding on Nonprofit Governance"

The latest issue of Nonprofit Research Abridged, based upon research conducted by ASU Professor Chao Guo, explores the effects of government funding on nonprofit governance. The findings show that government funding affects the composition of the board of directors and the power of the board relative to the chief executive, two important aspects of an organization’s relationship to its constituents and the community.

Nonprofit Research Abridged is a quarterly publication of the ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management that connects nonprofit sector research and practice. One printed copy of Nonprofit Research Abridged is available to each nonprofit organization. The current issue and all previous issues, as well as related resources on each topic, are available online in the "Research that Matters" section of the Center's website at: If your organization is currently not receiving a printed copy of Nonprofit Research Abridged and would like to, please e-mail Stephanie Hiatt at


Inspiring Connections - The Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management Progress Report 2004 - 2005

The Center's 2004 – 2005 Progress Report is available online in PDF format at: . The Progress Report showcases what the Center offers the community in a story format. The report lends depth and perspective to those who may or may not be exposed to the work of The Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management. If you'd like to learn more about how your nonprofit organization can work with the Center, please email us at or call (480)965-0607.


Needs & Resource Assessment Survey

Creative Grants~Solutions, Inc. (CGSI) is conducting a statewide survey among non-profits and government agencies to determine what resources are missing that would build organizational sustainability of vital community programs and projects. The scope of this survey was determined after interviewing community leaders, non-profit executives, professionals and funding entities. The questions cover budgetary and staffing concerns, use of resources and interests in continued education. A comprehensive report will be compiled from the survey data and available on the CGSI website by December 2004. After logging into the survey, you may return at any time to complete the questions. To access the survey please click here.


Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education announces The 2005 IOLTA application is now posted on the website.

Please submit applications electronically to

If you can not submit via email, please mail the application without staples to 111 W. Monroe Suite 1800, Phoenix, Arizona 85003. Do not fax submissions. Please have narratives in Microsoft Word and budgets in Microsoft Excel. Please do not fax, or staple. To access the application please click here:


Chase Brooke & Associates, LLC Announces Professional Technical Assistance Program (PTAP)

Chase Brooke & Associates (CBA) is a professional fundraising firm in Longmont, Colorado. With over 20 years of experience, CBA has helped many organizations raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for their programs and services. CBA is announcing services being made available through their Professional Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) to provide free professional grant submission services to qualifying nonprofit organizations. This announcement is offered to a limited number of nonprofit organizations within the United States as funds allow. Only recognized nonprofit organizations are eligible to apply. Priority consideration will be given to organizations that clearly demonstrate the following: thoughtful and innovative community development, broad and diverse project partnerships, and the proven success to support and provide the programs they offer. All interested prospective applicants MUST obtain a PTAP Information / Application Packet. This packet includes a request for proposal (RFP) outlining the entire program, application procedures and qualifying criteria. Due to the large amount of requests CBA can only provide information through the website. To download the PTAP Information / Application Packet, visit the following link:


Capacity Enhancement Grants for Pima County Senior Services

The Southern Arizona Compassion Initiative is a capacity building program funded in part by a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Our program aims to assist faith-based and community groups that serve or wish to serve senior citizens and their unpaid, informal caregivers to increase their effectiveness, enhance their ability to provide social services, expand their organization or association, diversify their funding sources and create collaborations to better serve seniors or engage them in meaningful volunteer activity. The Southern Arizona Compassion Initiative will provide ongoing assistance at no cost to organizations and associations. Grants are for capacity enhancement purposes only and may not be used to fund direct services or inherently religious activities. Organizations need not have 501(c) 3 status to apply for grant funding, training or technical assistance. The Request for Proposal will be released on August 16. Deadline for completed proposals is October 1. Applicants must attend one of 12 pre-proposal workshops to be held throughout Pima County from August 19 through September 27.To register for a workshop, contact Caroline at (520)903-9000 extension 231 or For more information about the Southern Arizona Compassion Initiative, please call Sharon Gartner at (520)903-9000 extension 420.


RFP Application for CNLM Nonprofit Organizational Self-Assessment Available Online

The Center has released its Request for Proposal (RFP) for the fourth cycle of the Nonprofit Organizational Self-Assessment Program. Interested nonprofit 501 (C) 3 organizations focusing on youth and human services are encouraged to apply for the opportunity that engages board and staff for an eight-month commitment of internal and external mission-focused assessment. Visit our website at to download the letter of introduction with criteria and the application for submission. Deadline for submission is Friday, October 1, 2004. If you have additional questions, contact Lorie Cobb at (480)727-8414 or at




The Organization for Nonprofit Executives (ONE)
October 1

Share, Learn and Feast at the AzSAE Carnival of Ideas! Join your colleagues & feast on a smorgasbord of new ideas and delectable delights including King Cake!

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Place: Arizona Science Center, located at 600 E. Washington Street. Parking is available at Heritage Square Parking located on 5th & Monroe. Prices are $25 for members (AzSAE, HSMAI, MPI, ONE), $20 for employees of members (Must be accompanied by the Member), and $35 for non-members.

The Salad Course: Coalition Building - What works? What doesn't? Learn how to build effective coalitions and leverage your legislative relationships.

Entrée Course: Recruitment & Retention – Learn practical and proven methods for the R&R of employees, volunteers and members.

Dessert Course: Customer Service – Discover innovative techniques for treating your members to 'member'able customer service!

Register online at or FAX the attached form to (602) 266-0321. If you have any questions, please feel free to call AZSAE at (602) 266-0133.


NPower Arizona - Free Week of Training
October 4 – 7

Each member organization will be able to send one (1) student to any one of the four classes offered between October 4th and 7th:

Monday, October 4 –PowerPoint 1 @ Heritage Designs (morning)
Tuesday, October 5 –Intermediate Word 1 @ Heritage Designs (afternoon)
Wednesday, October 6 –Beginning Word 1 @ Heritage Designs (afternoon)
Thursday, October 7 –Beginning Excel 1 @ Westside Community Center (morning)

This is a first come, first served opportunity. Classes are limited to six (6) students each, due to lab constraints. Each organization will only be able to sign up one employee, but a waiting list will be made and if all six seats are not filled for any single offering, additional registrations may fill the remaining spaces. (Yes, they would still be free.)

Training Second Sessions of these great classes: (regular rates apply - $40 members, $90 nonmembers)

Tuesday, October 12 –Intermediate Word 2 @ Heritage Designs (afternoon)
Wednesday, October 13 –Beginning Word 2 @ Heritage Designs (afternoon)
Monday, October 18 –PowerPoint 2 @ Westside Community Center (morning)
Thursday, October 21 –Beginning Excel 2 @ Westside Community Center (morning)

Tuesday, October 26 –Advanced Word – 10 Tools You Can Use - Tomorrow @ Westside Community Center (morning)

Please visit the online calendar for course descriptions and registration and to verify dates, times and print out a map to the labs.


Workshop Series - The Arizona Coalition on Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenting
October 5-7, 2004 - Flagstaff

The Arizona Coalition on Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenting offers a workshop that includes three days that can be attended separately or all together.

Day One: Creating your Roadmap to Success
Day Two: Evaluating your program
Day Three: Translating scientific jargon into program activities

For further information, please contact: ACAPP at (602)265-4337


Grantsmanship Essentials: Principles & Practice
Just Grants! Arizona's six-week certificate course starting soon in:

Phoenix (Mondays, Sept. 27-Nov. 1)
Yuma (Tuesdays, Sept. 28-Nov. 2)
Flagstaff (Wednesdays, Sept. 29-Nov. 3)
Tucson (Mondays, Oct. 4-Nov. 8)

Expand your knowledge of effective grantsmanship through intensive, hands-on skill-building experiences. In this six-week, 21-hour course, you'll explore in greater depth the essential principles -- the "Five Rules" -- of effective grantsmanship and learn to apply them in the successful grantseeking organization. Ideal for grants novices as well as those with years of successful grantseeking experience.

TO REGISTER: The class for each series is limited to the first 25 PAID registrations. Registration closes five days before the first class. For instant online registration, and to see our complete schedule of workshops for grantseekers - please visit Questions? Contact Sally Clifford, JGA Training Coordinator, at, or (602) 631-9588 (9 am-2:30 pm).


Financial Management Principles for Nonprofit Organizations (NMI 103)
October 1 & 2

Presented by the ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management – this course can be taken alone or as part of the Professional Certificate in Nonprofit Management. Analyze the principles of managerial accounting. 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 class is a prerequisite for NMI 113. The instructors are Thomas Avery, Matt Madonna and Rob Leslie. 8:00 am - 5:00 pm at the ASU Downtown Center, 502 E Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Cost: $330. For more information or to register, please visit our website at or contact us at (480) 965-1867 -


The Arizona Society of CPAs Nonprofit Governance
October 4

Event time is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The location is the ASCPA Learning Center at 2120 N. Central Ave., Ste. 100, Phoenix. Fees are $20 (lunch included). For more information or to sign-up, download registration form at or register online at

A few of the topics that will be covered in this seminar are Standard for Excellence, executive compensation, fundraising policy, and information sharing with the public.


Human Resources Management (NMI 102)
October 5, 12, 19 & 26

Presented by the ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management – this course can be taken alone or as part of the Professional Certificate in Nonprofit Management. Improve your working knowledge of human resource management using legal, technical and practical concepts. Learn about compliance with federal and state employment laws, compensation systems, practical and affordable recruitment/retention strategies, problem performance analysis and the development of personnel policies and job descriptions. The instructor is Alice Conner. 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm at the ASU Downtown Center, 502 E Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Cost: $250. For more information or to register, please visit our website at or contact us at (480) 965-1867 -


Harvard Business School Club of AZ Luncheon/Lecture with Dr. Mohraz
October 14

(September 20, 2004 – Phoenix, Arizona) The Harvard Business School Club of Arizona will hold its first luncheon meeting of the season on Thursday, October 14 from 11:45a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Phoenix Airport Hotel, 1600 South 52nd Street in Tempe. Dr. Judy Jolley Mohraz, President and CEO of The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust will be the guest speaker. The emphasis of the meeting will be on nonprofit organizations as critical elements in the social and economic advancement of Arizona’s citizens. The public is invited to attend, but seating is limited.

Dr. Mohraz will talk on “Why Philanthropy Matters to the Valley of the Sun”.
The Virginia G. Piper Trust opened its doors in September, 2000 with over $500 million in funds, and is committed to honoring Virgina Piper’s legacy of making grants to nonprofit organizations. Initially, its focus is on programs that help families when human vulnerability is most acute: in early childhood, adolescence and old age; and on arts and culture. By August, 2004, $109 million in grants have been awarded. Dr. Mohraz is the first President and CEO of The Virginia G. Piper Trust. Previously she served as President of Goucher College in Baltimore.

Connie Phillips, President of the Sojourner Center, will also speak. She is the winner of the Club’s first scholarship to the Harvard Business School’s course on “Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management”. The club will announce its competition for a scholarship to the 2005 program for Arizona nonprofit senior managers at the meeting.

Cost of the luncheon is $25. Reservations are required. Mail your payment to Judy Numbers, the Harvard Business School Club, 1001 Country Park Dr., Prescott, AZ 86305; call 928-771-1811(messages); 928-772-7718 (day); Fax 928-772-8099; or email by Monday, October 11.


Professional Development Opportunities for Nonprofit Leaders - Free Information Session
October 18

Interested in advancing your career? The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management facilitates three distinctive yet complementary nonprofit education programs. This includes an undergraduate academic program (American Humanics) through ASU’s School of Community Resources and Development (SCRD), a graduate certificate program offered jointly between SCRD and ASU’s School of Public Affairs, and a professional development education program offered through CNLM’s Nonprofit Management Institute (NMI). NMI offers an array of workshops and courses that provide the necessary skills and knowledge needed to succeed in today's fast-paced and competitive nonprofit environment. Programs include:

    • Continuing Education Courses
    • Professional Certificate in Nonprofit Management
    • Nonprofit Excellence Enrichment Series
    • Topical Workshops
    • Conferences
You are invited to attend a free orientation to learn more about the professional development programs offered through NMI by the ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management. 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm at the ASU Downtown Center, 502 East Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004. For more information or to RSVP, please contact us at (480) 965-1867 or at


Resource Development: Involvement and Investment
October 20 – West Valley
October 22 – East Valley
October 25 – North Central

This lecture focuses on really strengthening your organization's fundraising capabilities. The video presenter Jimmie Alford has had an amazing 35-year career in the nonprofit sector. Jimmie Alford has assisted over 300 clients in all aspects of nonprofit management. A noted lecturer and author, he recently served as editor and chapter author for Building and Managing an Asset Base, published in 1997. Jimmie serves as chair of the American Association of Fund Raising Counsel and as a member of the board of advisors for the fund raising school of Indiana University’s Center on Philanthropy.

Fee is $40 per person or $280 for the entire series. October 20th, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at Kids at Hope (West Valley); October 22nd, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at the Mesa United Way (East Valley); or October 25th, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at the Flinn Foundation (North Central). Pre-registration and pre-payment required. For more information or to register, please visit our website at or contact us at (480) 965-1867 -


Job Opportunities


*New Listing*  Director - Arizona Action for Foster Children

Arizona Action for Foster Children is seeking a highly motivated individual to assume the position of Director. The Director has the authority and responsibility to administer and manage the agency's program and related support activities. Qualified candidates must have strong administrative and communication skills, an understanding of the foster and adoption system in Arizona, a basic accounting knowledge, computer skills and preferably, a master's degree. Compensation: Salary $35-40,000 DOE; w/flexible full-time schedule, health benefits and possible performance bonuses. Please submit a cover letter of interest, resume and references by October 1, 2004 to: AAFC, 4665 S. Ash Ave Suite G11, Tempe, AZ 85282. E-mail, or fax (480) 345-2678


*New Listing* Regional Resettlement Director – International Rescue Committee (Tucson)

The IRC, a leading non-sectarian non-profit organization providing relief and resettlement services for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict, seeks an experienced manager to supervise the provision of services at IRC Tucson. Duties include general management, fundraising, financial oversight, program development, and media/public relations. A university degree, a minimum of 5 years working in refugee resettlement or social services, and 2 years working in a management position are required. Second language and multicultural skills preferred. A full job listing is available on the IRC website ( To apply send letter/resume to Inge Cuenen at or call (212) 551-3170.


*New Listing* Manager, Exchange City - Junior Achievement of AZ

This position facilitates the implementation of Exchange City days, assists with educator, volunteer and staff trainings, ensures that all students have a quality learning experience, maintain and monitors all City inventory/supplies, manages Exchange City information and registration for National office, provides operational and administrative support for the Education Team as necessary. See for more information.


*New Listing* Manager, Development - Junior Achievement of AZ

This position is responsible for developing, managing and generating financial support from corporations, small businesses and individuals through assigned fund development campaigns and projects. This person works as part of the Development Team to ensure fund raising goals are met. Required: Bachelors degree or equivalent experience, two years fundraising or related experience, strong sales and customer service expertise. See for more info.


President & CEO - ASU Foundation

As an independent 501(c)3 organization dedicated to building Arizona State University and, by extension, Phoenix, the nation's fastest growing metropolitan region, the ASU Foundation plays a unique role in advancing the vision of ASU as the new American research university. The Foundation's mission is to raise, invest and manage private gifts and other resources to benefit ASU on all campuses. In addition, the Foundation now serves as the entrepreneurial arm of the university in the areas of technology commercialization, real estate development/management, and other business opportunities involving public-private partnerships. The ASU Foundation plays a critical role in developing revenue streams from private sources that are critical to the University's long-term growth and development strategies. To carry out its expanded mission, the ASU Foundation seeks an innovative and energetic President and CEO to provide leadership and vision to the Foundation as it contributes to building Arizona State's new paradigm for the public metropolitan research university.

Review of candidates will begin in early September. Nominations and applications (including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names of five references) should be directed in confidence to: Kim M. Morrisson, Ph.D., Managing Director or Ms. Joan Schlachter, Vice President and Senior Associate, Diversified Search, Inc. One Commerce Square, 2005 Market Street, Suite 3300, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Tel. (215)656-3588; Fax: (215)568-8399; or send email inquiries to


Executive Director - Collaboration for a New Century

This position reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for providing leadership, management and direction for the Organization’s strategic initiatives, administrative and financial matters, community development programs and other significant activities, which insure the effectiveness and financial stability of the Organization. The position is responsible for financial management and development, which includes raising funds in coordination with the Board of Directors and managing the annual budget. Meeting with contributors, preparing proposals and providing leadership for special events are part of this responsibility.

The position assumes overall responsibility for community relations, which includes communicating the vision. Also included is providing leadership in volunteer efforts including recruiting, training, engagement of volunteers and other assistance as needed.
Desirable Qualifications are: Ordained or licensed minister or participation in faith based programs as a lay person; Keen understanding of community and economic development principles; Willingness to work the necessary hours to get the job done; Ability to work with people from various racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, religious and cultural backgrounds. Hiring salary range is $65,000 - $75,000 per year, based on qualifications. The Collaboration is looking to fill the position as soon as a qualified applicant is identified. Any questions should be directed to the Search Committee, The Collaboration, 602-778-1178. Resumes with cover letters can be submitted immediately as follows: Email:, fax: 602-778-1179, Mail or hand delivered: 2375 E. Camelback Road, Suite 360, Phoenix, AZ 85016.


President and Chief Executive Officer – Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC)

The President and CEO is responsible for all facets of management of this growing organization serving children with autism, their families and related professionals. The CEO must be a seasoned administrator and poised leader with a high level of managerial, communication and organizational skills. A graduate degree in business administration, law, social work, education or a related field is preferred. A full job description and additional information about SARRC is available on the SARRC website, Please send a full resume with three current references to: SARRC CEO Search Committee, 5045 North 12th Street #110, Phoenix, AZ 85014. Deadline for receipt of applications is Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004


Bilingual Business Trainer/Outreach Manager - The Microbusiness Advancement Center of Southern Arizona

Bilingual Business Trainer/Outreach Manager: FT management position responsible for recruitment, training and support of Spanish speaking micro business clients, development of future Spanish programs, and management and implementation of Spanish speaking community outreach efforts. Minimum qualifications: 2 years adult training exp., 1 year public speaking, excellent written/verbal English/Spanish skills, good understanding of business management concepts, good knowledge of MS Office. Preferred qualifications: bachelor degree in business, education, or related, 1 year of management/supervisory experience, some small business experience a plus. Send cover letter and resume to Aida Escobar at, fax (520)622-2235.


Visual Arts Instructors – West Valley Arts Council

The West Valley Arts Council is looking for energetic, personable and imaginative arts educators/visual artists who have experience working with groups of school-age children. Requires minimum 2 years of experience as an arts educator or artist-instructor. Program runs from Oct. 11-15, but we’re also looking for instructors year round. Interested candidates may fax or mail resume and list of 3 references by Friday, September 17, 2004 to: Bernadette Mills, Director of Programs and Education, West Valley Arts Council, PO Box 754, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340. Fax: (623) 935-6384.


Group Home Parents or Manager - Teen Outreach Academy

A group home servicing At Risk Boys (ages 13-17) is seeking full time, live in, mature group home parents and/or manager to provide supervision, support and guidance. High School diploma and two years experience working with children required. Candidates will need to acquire a CPR certificate, fingerprint clearance, pass drug and alcohol test. Excellent salary and benefits. For more information please call (602) 323.0227 or email


Program Administrator - Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix

NHS Phoenix is a 29 year old non-profit organization which develops affordable housing and promotes homeownership opportunities in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The Phoenix Housing Partnership will be a new entity with an initial goal of developing 75 to 100 affordable houses. The Program Administrator is responsible for all duties and tasks related to communication and administration of the organization’s Board of Directors, Board committees and the Phoenix Housing Partnership (PHP) Advisory Group. The Program Administrator works in collaboration with the Resource Development department in the preparation of grants and requests for funding for Phoenix Housing Partnership activities and assists in general resource development efforts. Responsible for the administration of all contracts related to the Phoenix Housing Partnership program.

Required Skills are: A Bachelor’s or graduate degree in business administration or equivalent experience. A minimum of 3 years of increasingly responsible administrative experience in real estate development, commercial lending, resource development or community planning. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Flexible scheduling, some evenings and weekends required. Fluency in Spanish language highly desirable. To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix, 320 E McDowell Suite 120, Phoenix AZ 85004 or email to The website is located at


Project Manager - Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix

The Project Manager will be responsible for all duties and tasks associated with the administration of government contracts, land acquisition, community relations and marketing of NHS Phoenix’s affordable housing projects. Required Skills are:
Bachelor’s or graduate degree in a related field or equivalent experience in community development. A minimum of 3 years of increasingly responsible experience in grant compliance, contract administration, real estate acquisition and marketing. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Flexible scheduling, some evenings and weekends required. Knowledge of Spanish language highly desirable. To Apply, submit letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix, 320 E McDowell Suite 120, Phoenix AZ 85004 or email to The website is


Senior Accountant - Valley of the Sun YMCA

The Valley of the Sun YMCA is seeking a candidate that will be responsible for the general accounting and account analysis plus coordination, monitoring, and control of month end/year end closing procedures. Job includes account analysis, journal entry preparation including the allocation of revenue and expense, month end accruals, deferred revenue and expense, and interfund transfers. Position helps monitor and update capital campaign projects as well as annual government contracts, assists in annual audits including OMB A-133, and performs periodic branch internal audits. This position works with CFO on various projects and coordinates activities with accounting staff of 3. Qualifications include bachelor’s degree in accounting with 5 to 10 years experience. Non-profit experience a plus. Experience necessary in monitoring and maintaining stand alone budgeting systems and integrating with accounting system and reporting. Hands-on experience with Great Plains accounting and reporting is a strong plus. Must be familiar with GAAP reporting requirements. HIRING RANGE: $42,651--$53,314. Please forward resume and application to George DiFlavis at


Product Sales Specialist/ Resident Camp Director -
Girl Scouts AZ Cactus Pine

This position reports to the Project Managers (Product Sales & Summer Camp). This person will be responsible for the development, implementation, and delivery of quality Girl Scout Product Sale related program and adult Product Sale related training. Also responsible for the management and direction of a summer resident camp. [Regular, full-time, exempt.] Please forward resumes/applications to Human Resources, PO Box 21776, Phoenix, AZ 85036. You may fax to (602)252-1159 or e-mail Employment Applications and fully detailed job descriptions can be downloaded from


Technology Specialist - Girl Scouts AZ Cactus Pine

This position is responsible for technical support to the Technology/Communication Department. Assists with technology maintenance and coordination of communications and technology related tasks and/or projects. [Regular, full-time, exempt.] Applicant should be highly skilled and/or experienced with Microsoft products including productivity suites and operating systems and have extensive experience in personal computer hardware configurations, network hardware and telephone systems. Please forward resumes/applications to Human Resources, PO Box 21776, Phoenix, AZ 85036. You may fax to (602)252-1159 or e-mail Employment Applications and fully detailed job descriptions can be downloaded from


Desktop Publishing Assistant - Girl Scouts AZ Cactus Pine

This position is responsible for assisting Council Communications and Publications Coordinator with all print and electronic communications as needed. This position is also a participating team member in all Technology and Communication Department activities with an emphasis on providing a strong, consistent Girl Scout visual image in the community. [Regular, part-time, non-exempt.] Candidate must have experience/education in desktop publishing/layout, strong writing capabilities and experience, in-depth experience with Adobe and Microsoft publishing software and graphic design experience/education a plus. Please forward resumes/applications to Human Resources, PO Box 21776, Phoenix, AZ 85036. You may fax to (602)252-1159 or e-mail Employment Applications and fully detailed job descriptions can be downloaded from


Area Team Program Aide – Girl Scouts AZ Cactus Pine

The Area Team Program Aide's primary duty is to assist assigned Area Team responsible for the development, extension, and maintenance of girl and adult membership by implementing and conducting program activities for girls. [Regular, part-time, non-exempt] Please forward resumes/applications to Human Resources, PO Box 21776, Phoenix, AZ 85036. You may fax to (602)252-1159 or e-mail Employment Applications and fully detailed job descriptions can be downloaded from


Volunteer Coordinator - Central Arizona Shelter Services

This position is responsible for recruiting, training and supervising agency volunteers serving in two Valley homeless shelters. Must possess excellent computer skills and be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher). Candidate should have experience with both public speaking and newsletter preparation. Event planning experience is also desired. To apply, please submit a resume and letter of interest to Central Arizona Shelter Services, 1050 W. Mountain View Rd., Phoenix AZ 85021. Resumes may also be emailed to or faxed to (602) 870-1623 with attention made to Billie Paulson. For more information about CASS, please visit


Volunteer Coordinator – Habitat for Humanity Desert Foothills

Volunteer Coordinator sought. Looking for a dynamic person to work with a young Habitat for Humanity affiliate focusing on creating, managing and evaluating volunteer opportunities building simple, decent, affordable and safe housing. Contact Patrick Lewis via telephone at 480-488-4693 or email at


Bookkeeper & Office Assistant– Blinding Hope Foundation

This international organization focuses on helping orphaned and disadvantaged children. The position will be on a consulting basis. Candidates must be well organized with excellent computer & communication skills (written and spoken)Please call (480) 348-7853 for more information or email information to


Finance Director - Information & Referral Services, Inc.

Information & Referral Services, Inc, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, is accepting applications for the position of Finance Director. This management level position requires a thorough knowledge of accepted non-profit bookkeeping and fund accounting procedures, a minimum three years supervisory experience in financial office operation, and Peachtree software literacy. The Finance Director ensures administrative and fiscal support for agency goals as well as accuracy and timeliness in all financial functions including accounting, budgeting, reporting and auditing. To apply, please submit a resume, letter of interest and references via email to or mail materials to Information & Referral Services, 3130 N. Dodge Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85716, Attn: Finance Director Application. No calls please. Information & Referral Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Development Officer - Tohono O'odham Nation Cultural Center/Museum Project

The Tohono O'odham Nation seeks a Development Officer for their Cultural Center/Museum scheduled to open December 2005. Responsibilities include planning and implementing a fund-raising and endowment program. Requirements include an advanced degree in business, financial planning or development, and museum, general humanities or social science background with five years fund-raising experience. Salary: $51,180.50, plus benefits. To request a complete job description and application form, contact Human Resources, Tohono O'odham Nation, P. O. Box 837, Sells, AZ 85634; (520)383-6540. The position is open until filled. Interviews will begin in October. W/I Scope of Indian Preference, T.O.N. is an EEO, Alcohol & Drug Free Workplace.


Business Manager - Volunteer Center of Maricopa County

The Volunteer Center of Maricopa County is seeking a Business Manager. This person would be responsible for all accounting functions, grant tracking & reporting, budget preparation & tracking, payroll, and benefits administration. The job also entails performing cash flow analysis; generating reports & projections; assisting in preparing for annual audit. Also, they'd ensure compliance with state, federal, and/or grantor requirements. Experience: Minimum 3 years experience in finance & bookkeeping. Non-profit accounting preferred. Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience required. Human Resources knowledge a plus. Candidate must have excellent oral, written and computer skills. Must be self-motivated, able to multi-task and work in small team environment. Salary DOE plus benefits. EOE. For full job description call (602) 263-9736. Resume review Oct 11, 2004. Fax resume to (602) 264-9555, email to or mail to Volunteer Center, 722 E. Osborn Road, Phoenix, AZ 85014.


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