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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 25, 2004

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What's New

Have YOU registered for Nonprofit Day 2004?

The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management is pleased to present the 12th Annual Nonprofit Day - Strengthening our Nonprofit Workforce. This year’s event, sponsored by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Qwest, will feature:

* Managing Workplace Risk – A full-day pre-conference session presented by the Nonprofit Risk Management Center

* Tools Cluster Fair and Reception – Hosted by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and featuring national resource organizations such as GuideStar, the Hands On Network, and the Dorothy Johnson Center for Nonprofit Management

* Leveraging Diversity as a Strategic Asset – Keynote presentation by Juan Johnson, Vice President of The Coca-Cola Company and President of their Diversity Leadership Academy

* The State of our Nonprofit Workforce – Keynote presentation by Dr. Paul Light, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution and the founder and Director of the Center for Public Service

* ONE Executive Director of the Year Award – Presented by the Organization of Nonprofit Executives

For more information, or to access registration, please visit our website at or contact us at (480) 965-0607 or The deadline to register is November 26th.


Social Venture Partners Arizona Passes $2M Mark in Dollars
Invested in the Community

Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVP Arizona), a venture philanthropy organization consisting of more than 150 partners, recently eclipsed the $2 million dollar milestone in awarding grants. SVP Arizona has now invested in more than 20 early stage nonprofit organizations focused on academics and youth development in the Phoenix metropolitan area. SVP Arizona partners grant startup capital to these nonprofits and then apply their human capital to develop them into sustainable organizations.

John Couleur, partner and Executive Director said. "Our data shows that partners become more knowledgeable about the issues facing the community and actually increase their total charitable giving after participating in SVP Arizona. Partner engagement in developing these good ideas into sustainable organizations is a win for everyone, the nonprofits, the community, and the partners themselves."

SVP Arizona is one of 22 Social Venture Partner affiliates across the world. For more information on Social Venture Partners Arizona, please visit or call



Association of Fundraising Professionals of Southern AZ - Request for Proposals

The Southern Arizona chapter of AFP seeks proposals for educational programs for its 2004-2005 program year. Our chapter is located in Tucson, Arizona and consists of 150+ members with a range of experience and organizations represented.

Monthly programs are held on the second Friday of the month at 7:30 am at the Doubletree Hotel on Alvernon in Tucson. Programs are typically one hour long, with speakers talking for about 50 minutes and a 10-minute question/answer period. Each monthly program serves 50-80 nonprofit staff, board members and volunteers. Program topics should appeal to fund development professionals, executive directors, board members and volunteers. Topics range from the science of fundraising strategies to leadership skills, current events affecting the field, the use of technology and other areas of interest to our membership. For more information please contact Laura Alexander by email at Please submit proposals by November 1, 2004.


Phoenix Rescue Mission Promotes Peggy Paullin & Hires Jane Ellen

Phoenix Rescue Mission, a 52-year old mission providing food, shelter, chapel and other services to the homeless and needy populations of metropolitan Phoenix, has promoted Peggy Paullin to the position of Capital Campaign and Major Gifts Director. The Mission has also hired Jane Ellen Wilson to serve as Capital Campaign and Development Assistant. Paullin, a resident of Chandler and a Phoenix Rescue Mission employee since 2003, previously served the Mission as its capital campaign assistant. In her new role, Paullin will be responsible for assisting the campaign chairman and the steering committee in raising the necessary funds to complete the new Changing Lives Center facilities at the Phoenix Rescue Mission.

Wilson, a resident of Tempe, joins Phoenix Rescue Mission after serving as an administrative assistant and customer service representative with the First Financial Equity Corporation in Scottsdale. Working closely with Paullin, Wilson will assist with campaign and development responsibilities including assisting with campaign projects, overseeing campaign administration and assisting Paullin with communicating the purpose, vision and objectives of the ministry to board members, staff, volunteers, clients, donors, other service providers and the community at large.


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 organizations 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 ASUs 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 .


Association of Fundraising Professionals Offers Discounted Membership

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




Healthcare Coverage Options for Small Businesses & Sole Proprietors
October 26 & November 17

Paradise Valley Community College is hosting the non-credit program “Healthcare Coverage Options for Small Businesses and Sole Proprietors” on October 26, 2004. The seminar will focus on ways small business owners and sole proprietors can obtain quality health benefits at affordable prices for their business and their employees. Representatives from government-sponsored, commercial and community programs will provide participants with an overview of available programs, some of which can be offered at no cost to the employer. Cost for the program is $10. Additional seminars will be held November 17 and December 8.

For more information or to register, call PVCC Continuing Education at (602) 787-6800 or visit them on line at Paradise Valley Community College is located at 18401 N. 32nd Street (at the corner of 32nd Street and Union Hills Drive) in Phoenix.


Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards (Tucson)
October 27

In response to community requests, the Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona is sponsoring a half-day workshop designed for board members and key agency executives “Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards”. Participants will explore the core areas of responsibility for nonprofit/volunteer boards. Topics to be covered include: Roles and Responsibilities of Board Members, Financial Stewardship, Policy Making, and Strategic Planning. The workshop will also include a panel discussion with several current nonprofit executives.

Scott Ingram, MBA, Director of Programs for the Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona will be facilitating the workshop. Scott is the past President of the Governance Board for Child Parent Centers, the Head Start Grantee for Southern Arizona, and holds a Certificate in Nonprofit Management. Event begins at 8 am and ends at 12:00 pm. The location is The Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona. Cost is $55 per participant

To register, please call Scott Ingram at 881-3300 ext. 108. A minimum of sixteen registrants is needed to conduct this training session.

The Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards workshop is conducted every quarter. If you are unable to attend this session, check out our schedule under Nonprofit Connection\Training at for dates of future trainings.


Phoenix Grants Forum - Sharing the Vision for a Better Community
October 28

Sharing the Vision for a Better Community (Phoenix) - This is the first of four scheduled meetings during the Forum's 2004-05 season. Featured speakers will be Cindy Barnes Pharr of Qwest; Carolyn O'Malley of The Dorrance Family Foundation; and Tom Ambrose of the Phoenix Suns and the Phoenix Suns Charities. 9am-10:45am at the Burton Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Avenue in Phoenix. Please visit to register. If you have questions please the recorded information line at 602-495-0313.


Fundraising Methods and Strategies (NMI 106)
October 28, 29, & 30

Successful fundraising involves preparation, enthusiasm and professionalism. Participants will explore effective and ethical methods of securing funds from corporations, foundations and individuals. Participants will also examine the potential of special events, planned giving, internet fundraising, individual solicitations, capital campaigns and much more, in determining the best strategies for reaching their organizational fundraising goals.

Offered by the ASU Nonprofit Management Institute, this course may be taken alone or an elective toward the professional certificate in nonprofit management. The instructor is Bill Harrison, CFRE. 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (8:00 am – 12:00 pm on Saturday) at the ASU Downtown Center, 502 E Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Cost: $330 plus a $20 materials fee. The required text, “Fundraising: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly”, will be provided the first day of class. For more information or to register, please visit our website at or contact us at (480) 965-1867 -


Managing Volunteer Effectiveness (NMI 109)
November 4, 9, & 18

Learn techniques in managing volunteers from recruitment through effective utilization within the nonprofit organization. Also examine creative recruitment, supervision, training, liabilities and budgeting for volunteer expenses and staff.

Offered by the ASU Nonprofit Management Institute, this course may be taken alone or as an elective toward the professional certificate in nonprofit management. The instructor is Pam Betz. 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm at the ASU Downtown Center, 502 E Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Cost: $165. For more information or to register, please visit our website at or contact us at (480) 965-1867 -


Advanced Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations (NMI 113)
November 5 & 6

Provides an in-depth study of budgeting and planning, tax issues, internal/external reporting requirements and technology for financial management.

Offered by the ASU Nonprofit Management Institute, this course may be taken alone or as a required core course toward the professional certificate in nonprofit management. The instructors are Thomas Avery, Matthew 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 -


AFP - Central AZ - Brown Bag
November 9

As part of its continuing series on Major and Planned Gifts, AFP, in conjunction with the Planned Giving Round Table and Leave a Legacy, will sponsor a brown bag meeting on November 9, 2004 at the Flinn Foundation, to discuss Solicitation, the next element in a Major/Planned Gift program. The meeting will focus on the solicitation of gifts, building on the cultivation techniques learned at the August meeting. The brown bag meeting will be led by Beverly Duzik, the Director of Development for the Desert Botanical Garden, and Nancy Wolter, Development Officer for the Mesa Arts Center. If you would like to attend the meeting, please RSVP, via e-mail, to

Event will begin at 12 pm and end at 2pm. The Flinn Foundation is located in the heart of downtown Phoenix at 1802 N. Central Ave. A map can be accessed at Limited parking is available at the Flinn Foundation. Additional parking is available at the Viad Building, which is directly north of the Flinn Foundation. Parking at the Viad Building can be accessed from Central Avenue by going north on Central Avenue past the Flinn Foundation and by turning left (west) on Palm Lane or Viad Way.


Building & Sustaining Programs in Tough Economic Times
November 11

Help 4 Nonprofits & Tribes presents "Building & Sustaining Programs in Tough Economic Times" , a 1-Day Seminar in Phoenix! Back by popular demand! If you're worried about money in the short term, you cannot begin to aim at community impact for the long term. The Community-Driven Sustainability Model is a whole new way of grounding organizational sustainability in the reason your organization exists - improving the quality of life in your community. This one-day intensive session will show you how long term sustainability can move beyond your bank account, spreading into all levels of the organization, and on towards community impact. Session presenters Hildy Gottlieb and Dimitri Petropolis (Help 4 Nonprofits & Tribes) pioneered this model out of frustration with nonprofits’ ongoing struggle for dollars. Seating is limited. Online registration at


AFP Southern AZ - From Fundraising to Development
November 12

From Fundraising to Development: Getting Out of the Fundraising Rut and Implementing True Development Strategies – Presenter: Jenny Carrillo MA, CFRE

Does any of this sound familiar? You feel apologetic or like you are begging when asking for support for your organization • Your efforts to raise money seems disjointed, exhausting and frustrating • You have a hard time explaining why your cause deserves support • Your fundraising efforts are centered around special events or selling products • Your donors don’t feel very connected to your work • Your board is not actively involved in giving and getting. These are the symptoms of “Fundraising!” Learn the key components of a successful Development program and how your organization can make the transition from fundraising to development. Members $15 – Non-members $25. The location will be the Double Tree Hotel on Alvernon - 7:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. RSVP required by Monday, November 8th to Erika Weitzel – Email or telephone (520) 722-8478 x213. Breakfast Buffet - "No-shows" with reservations will be billed!


Diversity Strategies for the Nonprofit Organization (NMI 119)
November 16, 23 & 30

Understand diversity as a critical business strategy that helps nonprofit organizations maximize their mission. Learn to identify layers of diversity within the organization. Explore one's comfort level working with others who are different than oneself and learn why this knowledge is critical. Review diversity initiatives of two nonprofit organizations and explore the possibilities for adapting the strategies within your own organization. Learn to identify and recognize stereotypes of colleagues and to develop an action plan to challenge those beliefs.

Offered by the ASU Nonprofit Management Institute, this course may be taken alone or as a required core course toward the professional certificate in nonprofit management. The instructor is Alice Conner. 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm at the ASU Downtown Center, 502 E Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Cost: $165. For more information or to register, please visit our website at or contact us at (480) 965-1867 -


Nonprofit Resource Center of Northern Arizona Brown Bag Discussion
November 18

Because the second Tuesday in November (the 11th) is Veterans Day, NPRC's next Brown Bag Discussion will be Thursday, November 18th. Costs are as followed; Free for NPRC members; $5 for nonmembers. We invite you to bring your lunch and eat with friends. We sit around a table so it is casual and comfortable. Utilizing the True Colors system for "Keys to Personal Success”. The True Colors system uses colors to identify four distinct perspectives and personalities. Each color represents an individual's character. This tool can assist you in more effective leadership and teamwork in the workplace and in your personal life. As people assume certain roles in their lives, they develop a particular character. True Colors has been created as the vocabulary through which people can communicate the expression of their character. True Colors is an easy, entertaining way to begin to understand yourself and others. You do communicate messages through your colors. Discovering your colors will be fun and exciting and once you recognize the True Colors in yourself and in others, that awareness will become the key to success in personal, professional and social activities.

The discussion will be held at Coconino Center for the Arts. Time is 11:30am – 1pm. Please register by calling Christina Boyd at the Resource Center. (928) 527-7926. Your RSVP helps toplan for seating and handouts.


Nonprofit Enrichment Series - "Board Governance: Building Passion for Mission"
November 17 - West Valley Location
November 19 - East Valley Location
November 22 - 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

November 17, 9:00 am -12:00 pm at Kids at Hope/Hope Academy, 9040 West Campbell, Phoenix; or November 19, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at the Mesa United Way, 137 East University, Mesa; November 22, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at the Flinn Foundation, 1802 North Central Avenue, Phoenix. Fee is $40 per person - pre-registration is required. For more information about the entire series, or to register, visit the Center's website at or call (480) 965-0607.


N-Ten & N-Power AZ 2004 Phoenix Regional Conference
November 30

This one-day event is a great opportunity for anyone with an interest in helping nonprofits use technology to learn from experts in the field, meet their peers, and share information and resources. Thanks to support from the Kellogg Foundation, N-TEN is able to provide $50 scholarships to a limited number of nonprofit staff members. Scholarships are available to nonprofit staff from organizations that directly serve women, youth or people of color. To claim a scholarship, use our online registration system and indicate that you are eligible for the scholarship when prompted (several screens in…be patient and read carefully). Applicants will be able to register for the conference at the scholarship rate immediately, but eligibility will be verified. For more information please visit


Job Opportunities


*New Listing* President/CEO, Camp Fire USA – Greater Arizona Council (Phoenix)

Phoenix-based Camp Fire USA – Greater Arizona Council, a nonprofit organization committed to serving youth through camp and community extended programs, is seeking a highly committed, self-motivated professional to lead this strong, dynamic organization to its next level of development. The ideal candidate must be a strong, inspirational leader who can build upon Camp Fire’s many strengths and increase public awareness and support of Camp Fire: someone with a passion for our mission and a strong sense of integrity, who has the ability to multi-task, can demonstrate effectiveness in human resources and financial management and working with a nonprofit Board, is an effective fundraiser, has strong networking as well as written and verbal communication skills and has a good understanding of risk management issues. Physical stamina to work long hours is required. Ability to navigate unpaved roads and trails at our camp in the Bradshaw Mountains of Northern Arizona is required. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, public administration, business administration or related discipline required; Master’s and/or CFRE preferred. 10 years of progressive responsibilities in management required, preferably with a nonprofit organization; youth organization experience desirable. Compensation: We offer a competitive salary in the mid-$90,000 range for the right candidate as well as an excellent benefits package. To apply: Email resume and a cover letter to: No phone calls please. Application deadline is 11.12.2004. Approximate start date is 1.15.2005. Camp Fire USA – Greater Arizona Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our website:


*New Listing* Senior Manager , ACHIEVE Mentoring Program – Volunteer Center of Southern AZ

This position performs all volunteer management functions for the Amphitheater Public Schools ACHIEVE Mentoring Program. Recruits, screens, and places adult mentors in Amphitheater Schools to provide after school mentoring, and tutoring support to 4th – 8th Grade students. This position will coordinate all orientation and training, supervision, and recognition of volunteer mentors in coordination with the Amphitheater School District Mentoring Coordinator. For inquiries about this position, or to see a detailed job description, call Scott Ingram, Director of Programs, (520) 881-3300, ext. 108.


*New Listing* American Red Cross – Multiple Positions

Director of Human Resources
American Red Cross seeks a Director of Human Resources for the overall management, strategic development and successful implementation of Human Resources systems and policies for the recruitment, retention and recognition of paid and volunteer staff. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's in Human Resources with 5 plus years related work experience; experience recruiting and working with volunteers; solid knowledge of employment law; exceptional organizational and analytical skills; public speaking and presentation skills. This is a full time position with excellent benefits.

Grant Writer Specialist
American Red Cross seeks a Grant Writer Specialist for writing corporate/major gift proposals and grant applications for the Grand Canyon Chapter/Maricopa County to include all lines of service provided by the Red Cross, and to provide grant writing support to districts outside Maricopa County. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's; 5 plus years demonstrated success in writing effective proposals, securing grant funding, and preparing RFPs; strong creative and technical writing skills; knowledge of Microsoft computer programs; experience in a non-profit environment is desirable. This is a full time position with excellent benefits.

Community Advancement Specialist
American Red Cross seeks a Community Advancement Specialist for the Northern Arizona District Office located in Flagstaff. This position is responsible for fundraising and community relations for the Northern Arizona district as well as consultative fundraising responsibility with the Northwest District Office located in Prescott. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's or equivalent experience in a related field; three years fundraising and/or related experience in a not-for-profit environment; experience working with volunteers; public speaking and presentation skills; and knowledge of Microsoft software programs. This is a full time position with excellent benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. Open until filled

For All Positions - Please submit your resume with cover letter to: American Red Cross, Attn: Human Resources - 6135 N. Black Canyon Highway - Phoenix, Arizona 85015 or, you may email your resume with cover letter to


*New Listing* Development Associate - Family Counseling Agency

The Development Associate works with the Development Director, Volunteer Manager and other Development Department and agency staff to meet annual fund-raising and public relations goals which result in increased discretionary income and visibility for the Agency.

Family Counseling Agency is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for employees and volunteers without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual preference, age or disability. It is the policy of Family Counseling Agency not only to meet the local, state and federal laws and executive orders implementing the national equal opportunity policy, but also to carry out the spirit through affirmative action.

For more information please contact the Family Counseling Agency at (520) 327-4583 or by mail 209 S. Tucson Blvd., Suite 1, Tucson, AZ 85716.


*New Listing* Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona (Multiple Postings)

Director of Finance and Operations
The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona has an immediate opening for a Director of Finance and Operations. The Finance Director develops and manages a strategic plan that addresses accounting, insurance, payroll, human resources, facilities, IT and other operations functions. The accounting responsibility includes budgeting, cash management and responsibility for timely preparation of audits and tax returns, and supervising the production of all financial statements. Requires a personable individual with 5+ years professional experience in finance preferably in non-profit as well as human resource management experience. Must possess excellent Excel skills, strong presentation and inter-personal skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented organization; CPA required. E-mail resume, cover letter and salary requirements to or fax to 602-395-0722.

Director of Development & Communications
The Development Director develops, manages and executes a fund-raising strategic plan to raise funds; develops and manages communications and public relations/marketing plan; closely monitors the receipt of funds and the acknowledgement of the sources of the funds; recruits, trains, and manages staff, volunteers, interns and consultants who coordinate and raise funds; and, enhances the Foundation’s ability to grant wishes, and recruit volunteers. In the Director’s absence, the Development Manager will assume duties.

This position reports to the President/CEO; works with 16 team members and fund-raising volunteers. The position supervises Development Managers of Central (2 positions), Southern and Northern Arizona territories; Chapter Communications Manager, Hispanic Market Consultant, Grant Writing Consultant, 308 fund-raising volunteers.

Development Manager for Southern Arizona
The Development Manager manages and supports internal and external events and related auctions, cause-related marketing, and projects associated with clubs, civic and religious organizations and the radio campaign and/or telethon; assists with local and national corporate relationship development; and, provides support, at the direction of the Development and Communication Director, for the overall fundraising strategic plan to enhance the Foundation’s ability to grant wishes and recruit volunteers in southern Arizona. Some travel between Tucson and Phoenix required. (Approximately once per month) This position reports to the Director of Development and Communication; works with 13 team members and more than 100 volunteers. This position supervise internal and external event volunteers, office volunteers; non-paid development interns. For more information on these positions please contact Emily Brown at (602) 395-9474 or email


*New Listing* Membership Manager - Scottsdale Cultural Council

Do you have a passion for the arts to create, develop, market, solicit, and implement membership acquisitions and renewal programs with high quality record keeping and personalized customer service? Scottsdale Cultural Council has the perfect open position for you! As Membership Manager the candidate must have intermediate to advance skills in computer software operations such as word processing, spreadsheet, data base and internet. Excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written communication skills. Must be highly organized and self motivated. Four year college degree in a related field plus minimum five years development department experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be available to work some nights and weekends for special events. Send resume and salary history to or fax to 480-874-4699. EOE


*New Listing* Executive Director – Scottsdale Artists’ School

The renowned Scottsdale Artists' School is conducting a nation-wide search seeking a highly motivated individual to assume the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director has the authority and responsibility to administer and manage the school's instructional program and related support activities. Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor of Science Degree; strong administrative and communication skills; an understanding of the national arts community; and basic accounting and computer skills. Please submit a cover letter of interest, resume, references and salary history by November 22 to Search Committee, Scottsdale Artists' School, 3720 North Marshall Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, e-mail - or fax 480-990-0652


*New Listing* Clinicians – The Center for Hope

The Center for Hope, a program of Community Bridges is looking for licensed bachelors and masters level clinicians to work with pregnant mothers with co-occurring disorders and their children in an innovative, high energy environment. For more information please contact Trish Miller at (480)831-7566 ext 205 or fax resumes to (480)831-7563. Bilingual a plus.


*New Listing* Ballet Arizona – Multiple Positions

Director of Marketing & Communications - Ballet Arizona
This position is responsible for building and managing effective, strategic, and collaborative marketing and public relations for the company and school. Position develops, supervises and oversees all marketing programs including audience development, marketing strategy and education/outreach activities to meet all earned revenue goals. Master's degree or equivalent combo of academic & professional experience. For a full description please visit Send resume/cover: Ballet Arizona, 3645 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, AZ, 85018. Please direct any emailed resumes to Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

School Administrator – School of Ballet Arizona
The official training institution of Ballet Arizona, under the artistic direction of Ib Andersen. Overview of duties: Expand/develop school programs, hire/supervise staff & teachers. Represent school regionally & nationally in the public/media, create schedules, registration, database mgmt, oversee school shows & marketing and manage summer program/intensive. Send resume & cover letter to: Ballet Arizona, 3645 East Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ, 85018. Or email: For a more detailed description visit


*New Listing* Contractor – The Association of Fundraising Professionals

The Association of Fundraising Professionals is seeking to contract with an individual or firm to provide administrative support to the chapter and its members for approximately 10-15 hours per month. The attached RFP further describes AFP, the qualities sought in a Chapter Administrator and the duties to be performed. The deadline for proposals is November 4th. For more information, please contact


*New Listing* Project Coordinator – The Alliance for Companion Animals

The Alliance for Companion Animals seeks a full-time Project Coordinator to manage the Alliance’s daily office operations and serve as a key liaison for partner organizations participating in two grant projects involving animal adoptions and low-cost spay/neuter services. Responsibilities will include maintaining grant project records and data; budget tracking; submitting accurate and timely grant reports; and serving as an information resource for animal welfare organizations, veterinary service providers, and the public.

The position requires outstanding written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, flexibility, the ability to develop good working relationships with partners and volunteers, and the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required. A combination of relevant education and experience essential; Bachelor’s degree preferred. Familiarity with animal welfare issues strongly preferred. Bilingual (Spanish) communication skills (oral and written) a plus. For more information about the Alliance for Companion Animals and the Maddie’s Fund grant projects, visit Submit resume and cover letter via email to:


*New Listing* Associate Director of Administration and Finance - Phoenix Art Museum

Phoenix Art Museum is seeking an experienced and energetic Associate Director of Administration and Finance to serve as a key member of the Museum’s senior leadership team. This individual will be responsible for the management of administrative functions, including budgeting, finance, human resources, store, restaurant, event services, security, information systems, risk management and building maintenance. This chief administrative position will report to the Museum Director and work closely with various committees of the Board of Trustees. The successful candidate must have excellent communication and presentation skills and be able to work well with numerous constituencies. The individual will have an advanced degree (preferably MBA) and a strong accounting background, must show evidence of successful management experience (preferably in a non-profit arts organization), minimum of 10 years progressively responsible management or finance experience preferred. This is a! n exciting time to join Phoenix Art Museum's team, as the award winning, 160,000 square foot museum building begins a $35 million expansion in January 2005 to complete its 220,000 square foot master plan.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Please send letter of interest, including salary requirements, and resume to: Phoenix Art Museum, Attn HR Manager, 1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004 or email to


*New Listing* Phoenix Revitalization Corporation Multiple Positions

IDA Coordinator
Phoenix Revitalization Corporation is a non profit community development corporation charged with improving neighborhoods. The IDA Coordinator is responsible for the overall organization and management of the PRC Individual Development Account (IDA) Program. The IDA Program is a matched savings plan for low to moderate income people that facilitates the purchase of a home, the start of a business and/or a post-secondary education. Email resume to

Leadership & Communications Coordinator
Phoenix Revitalization Corporation is a non profit community development corporation charged with improving neighborhoods. The Leadership & Communications Coordinator is responsible for recruiting youth and adults for leadership development training with an emphasis on building their capacity to become active in their Neighborhood Associations and Block Watch groups. The Coordinator will also be responsible for working with existing associations and groups in expanding their membership through these leadership classes. For those associations and groups not currently functioning, the Coordinator will take an active role in reviving them through the leadership training component. The revived and revitalized associations and groups will then be supported through individualized technical assistance. As further support to the associations and groups the Coordinator will work with them to create community-based information sharing documents (i.e., weekly bulletins, and bimonthly newsletter). Email resume to


Accountant - ASU Foundation

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 and 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.


Assistant Controller - ASU Foundation

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.


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


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


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:


Executive Director - Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development

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


Corporate Marketing Manager - Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

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


Administrative Assistant - Literacy Volunteers of Coconino County

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 (928)556-0313 for more information


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


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.


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.


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.


GIRL SCOUTS Arizona 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:


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. For more information, please visit the website at All positions are located in Mesa.

*Client Care Worker
*RN's & LPN's
*Case Manager
*Child Care Teacher
*Family Support Partner


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