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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

October 13, 2004

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What's New

Juan Johnson to Kick Off the 12th Annual Nonprofit Day

The Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management is very pleased to announce that Juan Johnson will address the audience at a dinner event to kick off Nonprofit Day on Thursday, December 2, 2004. His address is entitled "Leveraging Diversity as a Strategic Asset" and will be followed by a panel providing local perspectives on the topic. Mr. Johnson is Vice President of The Coca-Cola Company and president of their Diversity Leadership Academy. Mr. Johnson serves on the board of the American Institute for Managing Diversity. He is also committed as a Board Member to The Hands On Network formerly CityCares. He also serves on the advisory council of Southern University College of Business Administration and the board of trustees at Spelman College. He serves on the advisory board of Hands On Atlanta, works with the Atlanta Humane Society and is a member of the 100 Black Men of Atlanta.

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. Pre-conference activities on December 2nd include workshops, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Tools Cluster and Reception and the dinner event. Nonprofit Day will take place on December 3, 2004 at the Black Canyon Conference Center in Phoenix. For more information, or to access registration, please visit our website at or contact Michelle Lyons-Mayer at (480) 965-5548 or

Nonprofit day is being sponsored by The W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Qwest.


ONE Announces 3rd Annual Nonprofit Executive Awards

The Organization for Nonprofits Executives (ONE) is excited to announce the 3rd Annual Nonprofit Executive Awards. ONE has identified the need to recognize the nonprofit executives that have been examples within the community and have been dedicated in growing and maintaining their nonprofits within the community. This is the time for employees, board members, or community members to boast and brag about their nonprofit executive director and truly let the community know about their valuable service.

There will be a winner for each category of nonprofits: small, medium, and large, categorized by the size of their operating budgets. Any nonprofit organization that holds a 501(c)(3) status may nominate their executive director. Nominees must be in the organization's Executive Director position for 3 or more years. Nominations will be accepted between October 11, 2004 and November 11, 2004. Applications must be submitted online at

Winners will be announced at ASU's Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management 12th Annual Nonprofit Day on Friday December 3, 2004. Further information about the Organization for Nonprofit Executives (ONE) can be found at their website .



Lorie Cobb leaves The Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management

The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management would like to thank and acknowledge Lorie Cobb for her many years of dedicated service to our nonprofit community, as she prepares to leave Arizona to pursue new career opportunities in the Midwest. For the last five years, Lorie has served as the Center's primary face in the community, serving on numerous boards, committees, and providing leadership to many projects designed to build the capacity of our nonprofit sector. She has also been directly responsible for developing and managing the Center's Nonprofit Organizational Self-Assessment Project and Nonprofit Excellence Enrichment Series. Lorie is a valued friend and a trusted colleague to many in our sector. We will miss her thoughtfulness, her warmth and most importantly her laugh.. Please join us in extending our best wishes and congratulations to Lorie as she embarks on this new adventure. Lorie's last day at ASU will be October 12th - until then you may reach her at


Youth at Risk Names CEO

Greater Phoenix Youth at Risk Foundation announces the appointment of Linda Lyman as President and Chief Executive Officer. Lyman joined the organization as Interim Executive Director in September and was appointed to her current position by action of the Board of Directors at its recent meeting.

Lyman is the former Executive Director of the Arizona Mentoring Partnership, a collaborative of mentoring providers throughout the state of Arizona. Prior to pursuing a career of service in the nonprofit sector, Lyman gained extensive management experience in the employ of MCO Custom Properties. Lyman, a long-time Tempe resident, serves on the Board of Directors for the Tempe Community Action Agency. For additional information on Youth at Risk, phone 602-258-1012 or visit


AFP Offers Discounted Membership

In honor of National Philanthropy Day, AFP will be offering a $25 discount to new members joining the active new member category. Deadline for applications is November 30, 2004. Click here for discount form. If there are any questions, please email Erika Weitzel at




AFP - Networking Hour
October 14

"Networking Hour" (Tucson) - This is the monthly networking hour for members of the Southern Arizona Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Meet at 5:30pm at McMahon's in Tucson. No charge to attend. No host. No RSVP required.


Nonprofit Resource Center of Northern Arizona
October 14, 2004

Brown Bag Discussion: Volunteer Management. Volunteering is the fundamental building block of nonprofits. Join us to share and learn strategies to address getting your staff involved, the importance of volunteer job descriptions, marketing, volunteer recruitment, selection, motivation and recognition. Register by calling the Resource Center at (928) 527-7926. Visit the website at Nonprofit Resource Center of Northern Arizona.

Location: Coconino Center for the Arts, 2300 N. Fort Valley Road in Flagstaff Event will begin at 11:30am and end at 1pm. This event is free for NPRC members and $5 for nonmembers. Please bring your lunch.


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

The second of eight segments included in the Nonprofit Enrichment Series, offered by the ASU 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 techniques for acquiring new donors to broaden base of support, examine strategies for renewing donor support and learn methods for upgrading donor support

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 -


Marketing Your Planned Giving Program - Community Foundation for Southern Arizona
Thursday, October 21, 2004

You have learned about planned giving vehicles, your board enthusiastically supports the development of a planned giving program, your organization's infrastructure is ready to accept planned gifts - now what? This workshop will cover basic principles of marketing that can be applied to planned giving, including identifying your audience and utilizing various promotional methods to bring more planned gifts to your organization.

With nearly 20 years of development experience, Cheryl House, CFRE joined the Pima Community College Foundation as executive director in September 2003. She has also served as director of development for the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and president of Junior Achievement of Southern Arizona. In 2001, the Association of Fundraising Professionals named Cheryl Southern Arizona's Outstanding Fundraising Executive. She is member of the steering committee for Leave A Legacy, and a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Planned Giving Roundtable and CASE. Event will begin at 4pm and end at 5 p.m.

There is no charge for Leave A Legacy members and cost for non-members is $15. Please RSVP by emailing Melanie Shepherd at For information call (520) 545-1117.


Nonprofit Management Institute - Fundraising Methods & Strategies
October 28, 29, & 30

The number one concern for many nonprofit organizations is how to effectively raise money. NMI's Fundraising Methods & Strategies provides the tools to do just that. Under the direction of Bill Harrison, who's career in fundraising has lasted more than 28 years, you'll explore methods for securing funds from corporations, foundations, individuals and government entities. You will also examine the potential of special events, planned gifts and determine your best strategy for reaching fundraising goals. Cost of the class is $330 and book fee is $20.


Nonprofit Management Institute - Managing Volunteer Effectiveness
November 4, 9, & 18

Many nonprofits rely on the strength of their volunteer program. Learn how to effectively recruit and manage your volunteer efforts. In this 10 hour course, Pam Betz will teach techniques in managing the volunteer process within your organization. She will also focus on creative recruitment, supervision, training, liabilities and budgeting for volunteer expenses and staff.

Instructor Pam Betz, B.A. from Wilson College, is a graduate of the Nonprofit Management Institute. Since 1996, she has had her own consulting company specializing in volunteer management, special event fundraising and community relations for the nonprofit and private sectors. She currently serves on the Board of AFP and chairs the Education Committee. Class cost is $165. If there are any questions please email


Job Opportunities


*New Listing* National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Arizona Chapter
Program Manager

Self-directed individual needed for full-time position of Program Manager for statewide chapter. Responsible for implementing and coordinating the delivery of educational programs for clients, professionals and the general public. Requires strong communication skills for direct client and volunteer contact, facilitating seminars, and building community alliances. Advocacy experience a plus; computer literacy and time management skills a must. Candidate must have a bachelor's degree in related field. Apply with cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Jerry Turner, Program Director, National MS Society, 315 S. 48th St., Ste. 101, Tempe, AZ 85281 or email


*New Listing* ASU Foundation - Accountant

Position is responsible for performing a board scope of professional accounting activities. Responsible for maintaining accounting system, analyzing, maintaining, reconciling accounts and generating reports and schedules. Ensure that all journal entries are made in a timely manner to meet deadline for month end closing. Provide preparation of audit work papers, surveys and agency filing. Will contribute to special projects as assigned. Individual will be responsible for maintaining a procedures manual for area of responsibility. Will be required to meet deadlines while working on multiple tasks. This position will report to Assistant Controller.

Qualified applicants will have Bachelor's degree in Accounting or in other major with accounting coursework AND two years of professional accounting experience. Knowledge of FASB accounting principles, practices and procedures. Desired knowledge of US Government and State of Arizona laws and regulations relative to not-for-profit public charities. Experience with financial accounting systems and MS Office software to include Access and Excel. The successful candidate must demonstrate best in class customer service and people skills. Due to the financial nature of this position a background check is required post-offer of employment. Hire is contingent upon successfully passing background check.

E-mail or fax cover letter, resume, cover letter and names, contact information of
three professional references to: The cover letter must include
the applicant's written explanation of how s/he meets or exceeds each of the position
requirements stated in the qualifications. The review of applications will begin
immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Compensation package consists
of a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and a competitive fringe
benefit package.


*New Listing* ASU Foundation- Assistant Controller

The Assistant Controller must have demonstrated outstanding accounting management expertise, with not-for-profit and private company accounting experience. Customer service and people skills are highly valued. The successful candidate will assist the Sr. Associate Vice President/Controller with planning, coordinating, supervising and directing the accounting area and systems while maintaining a complete and accurate set of financial records that are updated and reported on in a timely manner. The successful candidate will perform accounting duties in a variety of areas and settings, which require professional, competent knowledge of applicable accounting principles, laws and regulations. The Assistant Controller is responsible for recommending and developing new policies, procedures and guidelines, as well as enforcing existing policy, procedures and guidelines. While the Assistant Controller's decision making is governed by Foundation policy and legal requirements, the successful candidate will need interpretational skills.

Required qualifications are CPA, MA or MBA and a minimum of six years of not-for-profit foundation Experience in an accounting position and in a supervising position. Supervisory
experience must be of accounting staff and be at least two years. Knowledge of US Government laws and regulations relative to not-for-profit public charities. Experience with financial accounting systems and MS Office software to include Access and Excel. Experience in accounting software and information systems. Knowledge of FASB accounting standards and State of Arizona laws and regulations for not-for-profits. The successful candidate must demonstrate best in class customer service and people skills. Due to the financial nature of this position a background check is required post- Offer of employment. Hire is contingent upon successfully passing background check.

E-mail or fax cover letter, resume, cover letter and names, contact information of
three professional references to: or 480-727-7333. The cover letter must include the applicant's written explanation of how s/he meets or exceeds each of the position requirements stated in the prior paragraph. The review of applications will begin
immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Compensation package consists
of a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and a competitive fringe
benefit package.


*New Listing* Executive Director - Family Counseling Agency, Tucson

50 year old non-profit organization serving greater Tucson is seeking applicants for position of Executive Director which reports to the Board of Directors. Minimum qualifications include: 5 years executive experience with overall agency fiscal management; Master's Degree or equivalent work experience. Demonstrable experience in community social services; operations management; and building effective management teams along with excellent communication skills. Resume and cover letter to: Family Counseling Agency, 209 S. Tucson Blvd., Ste. 1, Tucson, AZ. 85716 Attn: B. Legan Fax: 520-795-7604 Attn: B. Legan Email: (Word documents only) EOE

Family Counseling Agency
209 S. Tucson Blvd., Suite 1
Tucson, AZ 85716
Fax 520-795-7604



*New Listing* President - Arizona Grantmakers Forum

Arizona Grantmakers Forum ('AGF'), a regional grantmakers association that is statewide in scope but focused principally in Phoenix, the fifth largest city in the nation, is expanding its services and staff as a result of national and local philanthropic support. A membership based organization, AGF currently has more than fifty members and in addition to monthly programming, co-sponsors an annual statewide philanthropic conference. The 2005 budget is approximately $250,000.

The president is the organization's chief executive officer and is responsible for carrying out the mission of AGF. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the president supervises all staff. The scope of the position is quite broad, including developing and implementing ambitious entrepreneurial plans for the organization; providing leadership in program development and foundation relations-building; leading the staff; and representing the interests of organized philanthropy in the state. AGF offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

Please send cover letter and resume to the AGF Selection Committee, c/o St. Luke's Health Initiatives, 2375 East Camelback Road, Suite 200, Phoenix, AZ 85016; Email: Arizona Grantmakers Forum is an equal opportunity employer. Application Deadline: October 29, 2004


*New Listing*  Assistant to Director of Engineering - Muscular Dystrophy Association , Tucson

Operation and technical support of various equipment related to Editing, Studio and Remote Productions. Examples include, but are not limited to, Camera setup, Ultimatte setup, Grip/Electric, Audio, Tape Operations and Lighting.

Ensure that Production Studio and remote gear are properly organized, stored and fully stocked with appropriate supplies such as lamps, gels, cables, etc. Assist with maintenance of all Editing, Studio and Remote Video/Audio Equipment related to a Digital/Analog Production facility.

Assist with operation and support of Windows NT and MAC computer systems and networking related to non-linear and linear edit facilities. Assist Director of Engineering in design and implementation of system upgrades and modifications. Email or fax 520.529.5382


*New Listing* National Council of La Raza - Community Development Specialist

In NCLR's current TACS framework, component provides technical assistance (TA) and direct (albeit limited) financial assistance to community based organizations (CBOs) and community development corporations (CDCs), most of whom are NCLR affiliates, in the areas of housing, community lending and credit, community facility development and economic development. Component also works to develop collaborative partnerships between CDCs, financial institutions, government entities, academia and other community development intermediaries to achieve specific housing and community development goals in a city, state or region. TA efforts consist primarily of organizational and strategic planning assistance to individual CDCs or collaborative. $35,000.00/Year

Phoenix-based position reports to Director of Housing Programs (located in San Antonio), who reports to other NCLR Senior Staff and the NCLR Board.

NCLR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, personal appearance, family responsibilities, political affiliation, or enrollment in a college, university, technical school, or adult education.

Send cover letter, résumé, and writing sample to: National Council of La Raza - 405 N. St. Mary's Street, Suite 5000 - San Antonio, TX 78205 or email Erika Hizel at


*New Listing* Development Director

Experienced individual is needed as development director for statewide branch of a national health charity. Responsible for implementing fundraising activities to successfully achieve annual fundraising goal of $2 million. Primary responsibilities include planning, promotion and implementation of large-scale special events, corporate solicitation, budget development, and management of volunteers. Candidates must have a bachelor's degree, five years supervisory experience and a proven track record of successful fundraising through large-scale special events. A background in sales, marketing and/or customer service is a bonus. Individual must possess excellent verbal and written communications skills, time management and organizational skills, initiative, integrity, computer literacy, and success in meeting deadlines. Apply for the position by sending resume, cover letter, and compensation requirements to:


*New Listing* Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development - Executive Director

Plans, develops and directs program and service delivery systems. Compose proposals for ongoing programs. Maintains a record system and statistical reporting system for program documentation, planning, evaluation, and staffing. Develop an Implement strategy. Responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with other community agencies. Conducts audits of current programs. Responsible for hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of all staff members and programs. Oversees the implementation of all personnel policies and procedures. Responsible for the development, coaching, mentoring and training for all staff. Masters Degree
in Human Service or Public Administration required. Minimum five (5) years experience in Non-Profit Management or related field. Salary range $65,000 - $80,000, commensurate with experience. Specific details of compensation package to be discussed as appropriate available
Please email questions and or information packages to


*New Listing* Early Learning Connections Project Coordinator - Valley of the Sun United Way

(VSUW) has an open position reporting to the Success By Six Director. The person in this position is a member of the Community Initiatives department and is responsible for providing management and coordination of the Early Learning Connections Project (ELCP), a collaborative project that utilizes a community mobilization model to enhance and expand access to voluntary early learning programs to produce sustained gains in early learning. The ELCP is a project of the Phoenix Advisory Council on Early Childhood, developed in 2003 through a partnership with Valley of the Sun United Way's Success By 6 Partnership and the City of Phoenix Human Services Department. The Phoenix Advisory Council on Early Childhood aims to continue developing and implementing strategies at the local level to improve access to early learning opportunities. Note: This position is in place because of a 17 month grant. VSUW and its partners are committed to identifying and obtaining other funding where possible to sustain the future of this project.

Those interested in applying should submit a cover letter and resume to Vice President, Human Resources in one of the following ways: Fax: 602.776.3303, email: or mail to 1515 E. Osborn Road, Phoenix, AZ 85014. VSUW is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a great benefits package and working environment. For more information on this position and our organization, please visit


*New Listing* Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. - Corporate Marketing Manager

Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. (CPLC), a non-profit Community Development Corporation is currently seeking an individual to fill the Corporate Marketing Manager position.
Duties and responsibilities include assisting in the design, development, and maintenance of corporate web site, planning and directing advertising, public relations and promotional campaigns and strategies for the organization, representing the organization at community meetings, company meetings, and at local, state, and national functions, as assigned by Vice President of Corporate Services, and producing handbooks, reports, newsletters, brochures, etc.

Minimum qualifications include: a B.A degree in Marketing and five (5) years experience in marketing and business, a minimum of five (5) years experience in the dissemination of information to the public, newsletters, reports or public speaking, a minimum of five (5) years experience in web design, a minimum of three (3) years experience independently developing, maintaining, coordinating and carrying on promotional events, internal information and/or public information programs. Candidate must have extensive knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and QuarkXpress, excellent planning and coordinating skills, and written and communication skills.
Bilingual writing, reading, and speaking skills preferred. For more information, please contact Lisa Avila via email - or by phone (602) 257-0700, fax (602) 256-2740, or mail 1112 E. Buckeye Road Phoenix, AZ 85034


*New Listing* Literacy Volunteers of Coconino County - Administrative Assistant

Literacy Volunteers of Coconino County is looking for a part-time administrative assistant. We need a highly organized but flexible person to work with our team. We will pay $10.50 and hour for a 20-hour work week and we offer vacation and sick leave benefits. QuickBooks experience preferred. Please call Ann Beck at 556-0313 for more information


*New Listing* Health & Wellness Program Director - Valley of the Sun YMCA

This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, motivated individual to join a dedicated staff team to manage the Health & Fitness department with an emphasis on community partnerships. Under the guidance of the Senior Program Director, the Health & Wellness Program Director will be responsible for branch special events, local branch marketing, membership involvement & current support campaign.

Qualified applicants will have a college degree or equivalent in a related field, 2-3 years experience in program development and implementation, fiscal management, volunteer and staff recruitment and supervision, excellent communication and organizational skills and must be multi-task oriented. Responsibilities include; supervision of staff and volunteers, fiscal development and management, promotion of YMCA programs. Bi-lingual a plus. Participation in YMCA association management teams. Full benefit package with 12% retirement. For more information about this position please email or check out the website at


*New Listing* Assistant to the Community Relations Manager - Westside Food Bank

The Westside Food Bank is seeking an Assistant to the Community Relations Manager and Event and Food Drive Coordinator. Responsibilities include administrative support of the Community Relations Manager, as well as oversight of School Food Drives and our Citrus Gleaning Program. The successful applicant will have significant interaction with volunteers and donors. Requirements: 3 years experience in a professional setting, education and experience equal to an Associates Degree. Applicant must have working knowledge of MS Word and Excel, knowledge of graphic programs a plus. Applicant must have ability to freely traverse the Valley, and be comfortable speaking to groups. Applicant must have attention to detail, and have a flexible schedule. This full time position is salaried with full benefits. Salary range mid 20's. Interested applicants should direct resume to Pat Fehlhaber @ Fax: 602-344-6200, e-mail:, mail to: PO Box 1310 Sun City AZ 85372 Attn: Pat Fehlhaber


*New Listing* Program Director - New Life Center

One of the areas largest Domestic Violence Shelters, located in the West Valley, has an opening for a Program Director. This is a senior management position and will manage the Advocacy, Job Development, Outreach, Transportation, and Child Development programs. The ideal candidate should have strong management and administrative skills as well as direct service experience in domestic violence or related health and human services field. The Program Director is a member of our fund development team and will assist with special events and the preparation of grant requests. Please forward a resume and cover letter to or fax to D. Baker at (623) 536-1147. No phone calls please.


*New Listing* Part-Time Sales Assistant - American Red Cross

The American Red Cross seeks a part time Sales Assistant to provide administrative, clerical & operational support to Preparedness & Safety Solution's sales functions for the Central District. The successful candidate will have an Associates in business or a related field; 2 year secretarial program certification; minimum of 5 years secretarial or administrative experience in a sales environment; advanced computer skills in Microsoft Word & Excel. Call (602) 336-6666 for more info. Please submit a resume and cover letter by one of the following two methods. This position closes on Friday, October 22, 2004: American Red Cross, Attn: Human Resources, 6135 N. Black Canyon Hwy, Phoenix, Arizona 85015. You may also email your cover letter and resume to (attach Microsoft Word files)


*New Listing* Accounts Payable Technician - American Red Cross

The American Red Cross seeks a full time Accounts Payable Technician for payment of Chapter bills, processing of daily department mail and maintaining accounts payable files. The successful candidate will have an Associates in accounting or a related field; advanced knowledge of computerized accounting systems; minimum of 1 year office work experience in an accounting related field including use of a computerized accounting system; knowledge of Microsoft programs including Word & Excel; ten key by touch; and a keen sense of confidentiality and professionalism. This is a full time position with excellent benefits. The salary range for this position is $26,100 - $32,700 per annum depending on experience.


*New Listing* Program Manager - United Way of Tucson & Southern AZ

The Program Manager is the lead position for managing all grant activities of the ELOA federal grant. Reporting to the First Focus on Kids Director, this individual coordinates all of the financial and contract management, strategies and tasks associated with the early childhood development projects outlined in the grant.

This is a full time 17 month professional position for a motivated individual with a high level of initiative, excellent communication, organizational and computer skills. The individual works collaboratively with several local agencies that deliver services to child care center personnel, parents, and preschool children. Position closes on October 20, 2004. Send a resume and cover letter highlighting qualifications to Murielle Gillet, United Way of Tucson and Southern AZ, 330 N. Commerce Park Loop, Tucson, AZ 85745. For more information call Murielle at 520.903.9000 ext. 405.


*New Listing* Program Improvement Coordinator -
United Way of Tucson & Southern AZ

The Program Improvement Coordinator will work as part of a team to implement the ELOA federal grant. Reporting to the First Focus on Kids Director, the Coordinator will assist with selecting child care centers for the quality rating system, implementing new early care and education program components of the project, and designing and producing a quarterly newsletter and other marketing materials.

This is a full time 17 month professional position for a motivated individual with early childhood education experience, a high level of initiative, excellent communication, organizational and computer skills. The individual works collaboratively with several local agencies that deliver services to child care center personnel, parents, and preschool children. Position closes on October 20, 2004. Send a resume and cover letter highlighting qualifications to Murielle Gillet, United Way of Tucson and Southern AZ, 330 N. Commerce Park Loop, Tucson, AZ 85745. For more information call Murielle at 520.903.9000 ext. 405.


*New Listing* Save the Family - Volunteer Assistant

Part-time $10 -$12 per/hr depending on experience, EOE. This person will assist Volunteer Coordinator in day to day activities including: recruitment of volunteers, orienting volunteers, setting up and supervising volunteers projects (weekends req), data entry, giving presentations to prospective groups, and assisting with all agency fundraisers. Must have excellent people skills. To inquire about this position, contact Cicely at (480) 898-0228 Ext. 215.


*New Listing* Part-time Administrative Assistant - Stepping Stones of Hope (Phoenix)

Stepping Stones of Hope is a professional grief support organization whose mission is to "provide comprehensive support-based services, continuing care and education to grieving children, families, adults and communities." Ideal candidate for this part-time Administrative Assistant position should have a high degree of initiative, be a motivated self-starter, able to adapt to a changing environment, pleasant phone demeanor, and great communication skills. Candidate is responsible for initiating and coordinating clerical and secretarial functions. Must be enthusiastic, detail-oriented, organized, flexible and a team player. Exposure to sensitive information will necessitate the use of tact, diplomacy, discretion and judgment. Must be able to work under critical deadlines, re-evaluate priorities, and interact with all levels of personnel. Bi-lingual (Spanish) and previous experience preferred. Computer literacy including knowledge of Excel; Word; Access and Power Point. To learn more about Stepping Stones of Hope visit, Please send a cover letter and resume to Lisa Weyer, Executive Director via fax 602.264.7521 or email $11.00 - 13.00/hr DOE. 20 - 25 hours/week.


*New Listing* GIRL SCOUTS AZ CACTUS PINE - Multiple Listings

Girl Scouts AZ is hiring for a Program Manager, Assistant Registrar, Product Sales Specialist/ Resident Camp Director, Desktop Publishing Assistant, Member Services Executive, and Area Team Program Aide. Employment Applications and fully detailed job descriptions can be downloaded from Forward resumes and applications to : Human Resources, PO Box 21776, Phoenix, AZ 85036 or Fax: 602-252-1159; e-mail:


*New Listing* Prehab of Arizona - Multiple Positions

For all of the following positions apply at PREHAB of Arizona 1655 E University Dr, Mesa or fax 480-969-2696, Visit our website at

Client Care Worker (Mesa)
BA pref, Many positions avail working in a Residential Treatment Setting with adolescents or in a DV shelter. Experience working with at risk youth and DV population. Bilingual in Spanish a plus. RN's/LPN's (Mesa) - Challenging and rewarding field for creative/energetic nurses working in Residential Treatment Centers. All shifts are available. Parent Support Specialist (Mesa) - BA pref. Exp. working in the domestic violence field pref. Exp. working w/children. Knowledge of child development and issues relating to domestic violence a plus.

Case Manager (Mesa)
Bilingual Spanish req'd BA pref, Knowledge of community resources and DV issues pref. Case Manager (Mesa) - Bilingual Spanish pref. BA pref, Community services exp. req'd New! - Clinical Liaison (Mesa) - MA or BA w/2 yrs exp, Pref exp. working w/clients involved in DV background, exp. w/Value Options pref. Child Care Teacher (Mesa) - P/T Mon-Fri 2p-6p, HS, Pref. training in Early Childhood Education, 2 yrs in a licensed child care facility pref.

Family Support Partner (Mesa)
HS, Parent, foster parent, guardian or family member of a child w/or at risk of serious mental or behavioral disorders, will be located at CPS Counselor (Mesa) - P/T, MA preferred, State certified, Extensive knowledge of casework, family structures/violence/victimization/interpersonal relations. Exp. providing individual, family and group therapy w/diverse populations. Flexible w/work schedule & available for on-call hours to meet needs of consumers. Client Care Worker (Glendale) - P/T positions, BA pref. Experience working with the domestic violence population. Bilingual in Spanish pref. Case Manager (Glendale) - BA preferred, Bilingual Span preferred, Community services exp. required Receptionist (Glendale) - HS, General office and typing skills Clinical Director (Glendale) - MA required, Min. 3 yrs clinical exp. w/2 yrs admin exp. Licensed/Certified by State of AZ Exp. within managed care environment


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