The Long Road Home – What You Can Do To Assist Refugees
February 15 - Mesa Community College
February 17 - Phoenix College
February 24 - Arizona State University
What you, your community, and your government can do to assist refugees both here and abroad.
Forums will include presentations on refugee facts, conditions, and personal testimonials from a local refugee.
Participants will then have an opportunity to formulate their own answers to the forum's focal question.
A summary of each group's input will be presented at the Town Hall. What should the U.S government be doing to more effectively respond to and improve refugee conditions globally?
Feb 15th, 6-8 PM - Forum 2: What should the U.S government be doing to more effectively respond to and improve refugee conditions globally?
Mesa Community College
1833 W. Southern Ave.
Library Room- LB 145
Phoenix College - Feb 17, 6-8 PM - - Forum 3: What can Arizona communities do to better respond to the needs of refugees resettled in their areas?
1202 W. Thomas Road
Bears' Den in the Lower Level of the Hannelly Center
Town Hall Meeting -Feb 24, 6-8 PM
Arizona State University
Main Campus, Tempe, AZ
Memorial Union, Pima Room #218
Contact Jessica White or John Oyler at firstname.lastname@example.org or 602-955-4811 for more information.
This series is being sponsored by Interaction and the Institute for Cultural Affairs.
Nonprofit Enrichment Series - Mission Based Management: More Mission for Your Money
February 18 - East Valley Location
February 28 - North/Central Location
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 get more out of existing resources by using standard business techniques.
- The business practices of a successful nonprofit organization
- The key components of effective staff management in today's environment.
Peter C. Brinckerhoff, the video lecturer, is a nationally recognized expert on improving the management of not-for-profit organizations. He has led seminars, workshops, and training sessions for organizations across the country. He has been a featured speaker at many not-for-profit organization meetings and has written articles for the leading publications in the field. His work has helped thousands. Peter is also an award winning author of many books.
To learn more about this class or to register please click here.
Volunteer Center of Maricopa County -Planning your Volunteer Program
This training will begin at 9am and end at 1pm. Event location
is Arizona Call-A-Teen. Margie Coggins and Liz Weirauch of The
Volunteer Center of Maricopa County will be presenting. This training
focuses on identifying methods of conducting needs assessments,
writing a purpose statement for your volunteer program, determining
what roles are appropriate for volunteers, writing volunteer position
descriptions, and identifying key elements of a volunteer program
Please contact Liz Weirauch at (623)925-9445 or via email at email@example.com for more details and a registration form.
Debbie Stewart of Stewart Communications - How to Get Free Publicity for Your Nonprofit Organization
Anyone who is interested in learning how to effectively communicate with the media to ensure the most complete and accurate free press coverage for their nonprofit organization should attend this seminar. All seminar participants will receive an extensive Seminar Notebook, including samples of Public Service Announcements, News Stories, and Fact Sheets. As an additional bonus, you'll receive a free copy of the "Chance Enhancer" Media Guide of tri-city media contacts. PLUS, you'll receive free media updates and "insider's tips" available ONLY to Media Guide owners via email for a full year.
Debbie Stewart of Stewart Communications will be presenting. Debbie is a nonprofit consultant. She has been writing releases and pitching stories to the media for nonprofit organizations for more than twenty years. She was a guest columnist for "The Prescott Courier," produced shows for KUSK-TV, and she's a frequent guest on radio and television. She also publishes "By the Seat of Our Pants," a newsletter for nonprofit managers.
The location for this seminar is Yavapai County Jeep Posse facility near Pioneer Park in north Prescott. Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (lunch on your own). Cost is $49 per person, advance registration only. Class size is limited. You may register by Check, Money Order, MC or VISA Credit Card, or by Purchase Order, by Mail to: Stewart Communications, P.O. Box 11929, Prescott AZ 86304, by Phone (928) 778-3747, or by Fax to: (928) 778-5275 (24 hours).
Effective Supervision (NMI 104)
February 17 & 24
March 3 & 10
New supervisors and those seeking enhancement of supervisory effectiveness will gain insight on being an effective supervisor based on self-assessment and practical skill development. Review employment laws, behaviorally based interviewing, performance management, coaching and counseling, confident delegation and employee recognition and retention strategies. 5pm - 9pm at the ASU Downtown Center, 502 E. Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004.
Instructor Alice Conner, M.S. from Arizona State University, is the former director of human resources for Planned Parenthood of Central and Northern Arizona. She currently provides human resource management consulting services to nonprofit organizations locally and nationally. Cost: $250. For more information or to register, please visit our website at www.asu.edu/copp/nonprofit
or contact us at (480) 965-0607 - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grants Forum - Sharing
the Vision for a Better Community
This forum is sponsored by The City
of Phoenix and GRANTS USA, in cooperation with the Arizona Grantmakers
Forum. Forum is for grant seekers from nonprofit organizations
and the public sector. Speakers will discuss funding opportunities
for partnering with you to respond to local needs.
Forum begins at 9am and ends at 10:45am.
Continental breakfast will be served. The location is Burton
Barr Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave. Please enter through
the employee entrance, southeast or left of the public entrance.
Featured speakers will be Jacky Alling and Rudy Guglielmo, The
Arizona Community Foundation; Rene Deida, The Prudential Foundation
and Cheryl Pablo, The Gila River Indian Community.
Self Defense Training for Save the Family
Corporate America's Personal Security Trainer since 1986, Mike Hayashi has delivered his powerful seminars to over 350,000 men and women at 250 universities, associations and Fortune 500 companies, including IBM, Mayo Clinic and The Ritz Carlton. He has appeared on TV and radio 250 times in 20 states and was
nominated for an Emmy Award. You will learn the most important aspects of how to stay safe, the psychology to handle confrontations successfully, and Mike's "dirty dozen" self defense techniques. For more information, go to http://www.takecontrolselfdefense.com or call Mike at (480)221-0044
Valley Presbyterian Church, 6947 E McDonald Dr., Scottsdale, Arizona
(McDonald Dr, two blocks west of Scottsdale Road)
9 am – 12 noon
$20 per person ($25 at the door)
Proceeds benefit Save the Family, a 501c3 organization serving homeless families,
majority with domestic violence backgrounds.
"So, You're Thinking About a Capital Campaign"
Having worked with more than 1,000 organizations, this seminar will be facilitated by senior consultants from the
DVA Navion team of international fundraising consultants. Their expertise includes small campaigns of less than
$1 million to those with goals exceeding over $250 million. You will enjoy their frankness, their openness and their
humor. Don't miss this opportunity to attend at the great price of $79, being held in Central Phoenix from 9am-4pm.
Registration for 30 participants is on a first-come, first-served basis. You may review details for the day and
pre-register on-line with a credit card at www.DVANavion.com/seminar or mail your registration with payment directly.
Pre-registration cost is only $79, or $94 at the door, and includes lunch. For additional information or questions,
contact Sue M. Gaub, CFRE, Senior Consultant at (602)404-4410 or email@example.com .
AFP CFRE Review Course Offered in Phoenix
If you are planning to sit for the CFRE Exam in Phoenix in March or at another exam site, or just want to benefit from a review of the main components of a complete fundraising program, then consider taking some time for yourself and attend the AFP CFRE Review Course on March 17 & 18, 2005, in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. Class size is limited, and the deadline for course registration is March 10.
Offered by the Greater Arizona Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the class will be taught by senior fundraising professionals who hold the internationally-recognized CFRE credentials. Cost: $350 Members, $390 Non-Members.
*New Listing* Executive Director MentorE
Executive Director - MentorE
The Executive Director of MentorE will manage and coordinate all activities related to the operation of a newly created nonprofit in Scottsdale , Arizona . The Executive Director will be guided by the vision and goals described in the MentorE Business Plan and will work under the supervision of the MentorE Executive Board. Working closely with the Executive Board and various planning teams, the Executive Director will support the development and implementation of action plans to successfully operate pilot programs in community centers and juvenile correction and detention facilities.
We seek an articulate and visionary leader with substantive knowledge of at-risk youth and mentoring, as well as an interest in computers and technology. MentorE Online Youth Services' mission is to enable youth to take charge of their futures. Our program re-engages alienated youth with support and guidance, shifting their internal dialogue from one of resignation to one of possibility. Through interaction with adult mentors, we will achieve remarkable results with at-risk youth.
It is well established that the single most effective way to help an at-risk youth overcome the detrimental factors in his or her life is to pair that youth with a mentor, a caring adult who is committed to him or her. Unfortunately, the majority of youth who want and who would benefit from a mentor will never have one because of the in-person time demands traditionally imposed on these adults.
1. Graduate degree in Education, Public Administration or a related field
2. In-depth knowledge of at-risk youth and mentoring
3. Working knowledge of the Internet and business computer applications
4. Interest in technology and computers
5. Demonstrable leadership skills
6. Effective written and oral communication skills
7. 2-5 years professional experience
1. Successful grant proposal writing experience
2. Experience developing or managing Web sites or computer networks
E-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org . All applications must be received by February 20, 2005 . Please include your salary requirements in your cover letter. MentorE will be considering candidates who are looking to earn $35K+ a year, depending on experience. The start date for the Executive Director is flexible and could accommodate a part-time commitment through the end of the Spring 2005 semester.
*New Listing* Executive Director – Arizona Natural History Association (Flagstaff)
Arizona Natural History Association, a nonprofit interpretive association
partnered with US Forest Service, is looking for full time Executive
Director in Flagstaff. Requires strong retail, business management skills.
Experience with QuickBooks and inventory control highly desired. $26-28,000/yr plus benefits. Send resume with 3 professional references, postmarked by Feb 19, 2005 to: ANHA, 2200 N Raintree Rd, Flagstaff, AZ, 86004.
*New Listing* Case Manager – Arizona's Women Education & Employment, Inc. (AWEE)
Case manager positions open at growing nonprofit. AWEE has 2 openings; 1 in East Valley & 1 in West Valley for immediate hire. Prepare clients for employment, career advancement. Create service plans, assist job search and retention. MSW preferred and bilingual preferred. Excellent pay and benefits in a friendly environment. Fax resume: Kathie Rudolph at (602)223-4338
Instructor positions open to deliver training to participants using AWEE established curricula and training aids. BA or BS in Education, Social Service or related experience. 3-5 yrs, exp working in adult education. Bilingual Spanish preferred. Curriculum development a plus. Please email email@example.com or call (602) 223-4342.
*New Listing* Executive Assistant - The Scottsdale Cultural Council
The Scottsdale Cultural Council seeks an Executive Assistant to support the CEO, VP Finance/Administration, and Strategic Planning and Corporate Communications director with administrative and clerical needs. Working under general supervision, performs a variety of complex tasks to relieve officials of clerical, administrative, and business detail. Essential duties and responsibilities include supporting the Board of Trustees to prepare meetings, agendas, reserving and preparing facilities, taking and distributing minutes, and postings both on website and open notices.
Supports CEO by coordinating schedule, travel arrangements, correspondence, making appointments, special projects, and processing mail. Directly supervises the work of communications assistant and volunteers in administrative office to include coordination of schedules, projects, and assignments. Organize and maintain corporate file system, and other records including credit card authorization, policies, and contracts. Acts as custodian of corporate documents and records. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have advance knowledge and
proficiency of Database, Internet, Spreadsheet, Word Processing and presentation software. Bachelor degree (B. A.) or equivalent; or four to
ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. EOE To apply, send your cover letter of
interest and interest with your resume to: E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org OR MAIL TO: Scottsdale Cultural Council, 7380 E. Second Street,
Scottsdale, AZ 85251 OR Fax: (480)874-4699.
*New Listing* Administrative Assistant - Communities In Schools of Arizona
Communities in Schools of Arizona is currently searching for a dynamic, team-oriented individual to serve as Administrative Assistant responsible for management of the administrative functions of the office. General office management duties will include answering phones, handling incoming & outgoing correspondence, database management, scheduling, supply management, basic financial duties, report generation and meeting coordination.
Qualifications include a High School Diploma or GED. An Associates Degree or three years progressive office experience preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) required. A high level of communication skills, schedule flexibility and the ability to handle multiple tasks required.
Salary range is $22,000 - $26,000 DOE, plus benefits. Email cover letter and resume to email@example.com or fax to (602)252-5314.
*New Listing* Accounting Clerk - Phoenix Revitalization Corporation
This is a non-supervisory position which performs a variety of complex clerical and entry level accounting activities applying accepted procedures to the preparation and maintenance of accounting and other records, and preparing financial, statistical, and/or technical reports to ensure accurate accounting records.
The position may include combination of calculating, posting, and verifying to obtain financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. Compiles and sorts documents, such as invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions. Verifies and posts details of business transactions, such as funds received and disbursed, and totals accounts. Computes and records charges, refunds, and similar items. The position may also include typing vouchers, invoices, checks, account statements, reports, and other records. Position is also responsible for reconciling bank statements.
Salary Range $20,000 - $25,000. Interested individuals may e-mail, fax or mail a cover letter and resume to:
Nydia G. Cortez, MPH
Executive Director, CEO
Phoenix Revitalization Corporation
Membership Manager - Desert Botanical
The beautiful Desert Botanical Garden seeks a Membership Manager
to: manage all aspects of membership marketing, sales and fulfillment;
collaborate with senior managers and development staff on pricing
structure, analysis of regional demographics, and design of membership
recruitment campaigns; and ensure the membership program is the
entry point into a long-term Garden relationship.
Job requirements include a college degree and at least 5 years
experience in marketing or related non-profit work. The successful
candidate will enjoy working in a team environment and will possess
a proven track record with target market analysis, planning and
sales; high level of self-direction and motivation; ability to
set priorities, reach goals, evaluate and report results; excellent
speaking and writing skills, ability to lead and organize teams;
expertise in managing volunteers, and proficiency in Microsoft
Word, Excel, Power Point and database management. Proficiency
with Raiser's Edge and Crystal Reports software preferred.
Full-time, exempt position. Reports to Director of Development.
Excellent benefits are offered. Send or fax resume and cover letter
to: Human Resources Director, Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N.
Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008. Fax: (480) 481-8173. For more
information about the organization, visit our web site at www.dbg.org
Child Care Director - Valley of the Sun YMCA
Scottsdale/Paradise Valley YMCA
We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated, creative individual with a strong work ethic. Incumbent will be responsible for full operation of Preschool & Childcare/Day Camp. Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education preferred, with a minimum of 3 years experience managing multi-site programs, staff recruitment, training and supervision, budget development and monitoring, marketing and program development and assessments. VOS YMCA provides an excellent benefits package including 12% retirement. Salary scale: $28,162-$35,203.
Resume deadline is February 18, 2005. Please forward resume and application to Tony Shockency at firstname.lastname@example.org
Executive Director - Teach For America
The Executive Director is responsible for maximizing Teach For
America's impact by ensuring the effectiveness of corps members
and alumni as a force for short-term and long-term change, growing
a sustainable base of financial support, and raising community
awareness and support. The Executive Director manages a regional
staff and advisory board to accomplish these goals and reports
to the Vice President of Regional Operations.
As members of Teach For America's national leadership team, Executive
Directors play a significant role in guiding the organization's
development. Teach For America seeks individuals of all ethnic
and racial backgrounds to apply for the position. Teach For America
is building the movement to address the achievement gap that exists
between children growing up in low-income and high-income areas
by rallying our nation's most promising future leaders to commit
two years to teach in urban and rural public schools. Since 1990,
Teach For America has grown into a $38 million organization with
over 300 full-time staff members and 3,000 corps members teaching
in 22 urban and rural regions across the country. Our 9,000 alumni
are starting schools and nonprofit organizations, advising lawmakers
on policy and social issues, providing healthcare and public health
education in low-income communities, and marshalling the resources
of major corporations and law firms to effect social change.
To apply, please visit our web site at http://www.teachforamerica.org/staff_opps.html
Please include a writing sample with your application.
Communications Associate – Community Foundation for Southern
Community Foundation for Southern
seeks a highly motivated and skilled individual to implement a
comprehensive marketing and communications plan to increase the
Foundation's visibility in the region and engage the community
in its mission.
under the direction of the Advancement Officer, this position
will be responsible for the development of the Foundation's publications
and marketing materials, including a newsletter and an annual
report; planning and coordinating press releases and media-related
events; and maintaining a website. Qualified candidates must have
education and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree
in marketing and communications or a related field; possess excellent
oral and written communications skills; and have the ability to
manage multiple priorities and projects in a team-oriented environment.
A high-level of computer proficiency is required, as well as knowledge
and experience with desktop publishing and graphic design.
Community Foundation for Southern
mission is to work with charitably minded individuals to strengthen
Southern Arizona communities, now and for generations
Established in 1980, the Foundation is a 501(c) (3) organization
with over 450 funds and $70 million in assets, making it the largest
resource of philanthropic capital for general charitable purposes
in Southern Arizona.
applicants should send a resume and cover letter to: Jennifer
Advancement Officer at Community Foundation
for Southern Arizona, 2250 E. Broadway, Tucson, AZ 85719.
*Multiple Positions* - West Valley Arts Council
(June - July 2005)
37 is the West Valley Fine Arts Council's signature arts education
program in which youth, aged 15-18 are apprenticed (paid) to work
with professional artists. Together, the teaching artists
and apprentices create and install a significant work of public
art for permanent display in the community.
Teaching Artists responsibilities include conceptually developing
the public art project with arts council staff and host site;
participation in hiring student apprentices and program orientation;
development and implementation of curriculum with other teaching
artists and college staff; classroom instruction, safety, discipline,
and overseeing the facility. Teaching artists will also be required
to assist in the coordination of student activities including
payroll time sheets and attendance, evaluation of student performance
levels prior to and at the completion of the Gallery 37 program,
observe, evaluate, and critique the effectiveness of the program
in written and oral reports, and attend and help organize a community
reception for Gallery 37, which involves students, families, and
Eligible candidates will have the following minimum qualifications
to be considered for the position. Experience effectively working
and interacting with teenage students, Excellent verbal, writing,
and organizational skills, Experience communicating ideas and
directives, Experience formulating and implementing curriculum,
A working knowledge of the fundamentals of art and a detailed
knowledge of one of the following fields: public art, sculpture,
graphic design/computer-generated art.
Requirements include: A degree majoring in visual art or other
relevant discipline, or commensurate professional knowledge and
experience; Experience planning, developing and implementing public
art projects; Demonstrable prior success working with youth and
artists, preferably in a leadership role.
candidates may fax or mail cover letter, resume and three references
by Friday, February 18, 2005 to: Bernadette Mills, Director of
Programs and Education, West Valley Arts Council, 525 N. Central
Ave. Avondale, AZ 85323 Fax: (623) 935-4327.
Event and Program Coordinator
Responsible for providing the technical and administrative support necessary for programs and educational activities as well as coordinating the operational aspects of all events. Assists in the planning and preparation of programs and events including but not limited to: Plans and stages the physical and technical aspects of all events including sound, lighting, staging, fencing, signage etc, works with staff and committees to coordinate timelines, negotiates and oversees all vendor contracts. College degree preferred in event management, technical theatre or arts administration. For a complete job description please call 623-935-6384. Send resumes to the West Valley Arts Council, 525 N. Central Ave. Avondale, AZ 85323 or fax 623-935-4327 by February 25, 2005.
Prehab of Arizona
BA preferred, various positions in
youth residential centers, behavioral health experience. preferred
Behavioral Health Paraprofessional -DV shelter, PT, 3:30-8:30
Monday-Thursday, experience with crisis and counseling pref. Case
Manager - DV shelter, BA preferred, experience in DV issues pref.
Respite Worker- P/T, shelter, working with children ages 6-12
In-Home Respite Worker- P/T, working w/children
Maintenance- Must provide own transportation.
Experience in all areas of maintenance (carpentry, remodel, plumbing,
electrical. After school Program- P/T, 3P-8P Mon-Fri, working
with children ages 5-12 Behavior Coach- BA pref. Experience working
with families & youth in a behavioral health setting Parent
Support Partner-F/T, BA preferred, experience with domestic violence,
experience working with children Shift Director-F/T, BA pref.,
experience working with at risk youth in a residential/treatment
Nurse Practitioner-F/T, Mon-Fri,
licensed RN, AZ state board certification, must have full prescription
authority. Client Care Worker- P/T ,F/T & Overnight, BA preferred,
Experience. With domestic violence populations, Bilingual Span
Child Care Teacher- P/T, Preferred
training in Early Child Education, 2 yrs in licensed care facility
preferred Case Manager - BA preferred, Bilingual Span preferred,
and community service experience.
Counselor- F/T, MA preferred, State
cert., multiple positions, Experience providing group/family/individual
therapy with diverse populations Housekeeping-F/T, housekeeping
experience preferred, lift a minimum of 25lbs, customer service,
Bilingual Span preferred Family Support Partner - F/T, HS req.,
experience working with children with behavioral disorders. Clinical
Liaison-F/T, Mon-Fri (10A-7P) MA required, must be licensed in
the State of AZ.
To learn more
about the job opportunities Prehab of Arizona has available, or
to apply, please visit http://www.prehab.org/jobs.asp
AmeriCorps* VISTA is a national service program in which dedicated
individuals do one-year of community work in low-income communities
– essentially a domestic "Peace Corps." Rebuilding Together VISTAs
will act as entry-level program managers in the areas of marketing,
volunteer coordination, public relations, fund-raising, community
outreach, and nonprofit mgmt. Our VISTA positions offer unique
exposure to grassroots non-profits and provide excellent opportunities
for leadership. RT VISTAs emerge with concrete skills and professional
experience that is hard to find in other AmeriCorps positions.
We pay for our VISTAs to attend fun out of state trainings and
conferences. Our VISTAs take charge of a particular program and
create infrastructure so that volunteer leaders can continue their
programs after the service year. We love self-starters who can
dive in, take ownership and develop the vision of Rebuilding Together.
We look for individuals with a commitment to helping others, and
excellent organizational/writing/presentation skills.
AmeriCorps* VISTA positions are full-time volunteers with non-profit
organizations for a one year term of service. VISTAs receive
a $780/month living stipend to cover living expenses. Other benefits
include: the choice of an education award of $4725.00 (before
taxes) upon completion of service to pay off student loans or
apply towards more schooling or an end of service cash stipend
of $1200.00 (before taxes), moving allowance (if relocating),
health insurance, child care benefits, and a support network of
other Vistas. Must be 18 or older and have college degree or
life experience and no other school or work commitments. Vistas
may not be in school or have other jobs while they serve. We have
excellent opportunities in Phoenix and Flagstaff.
To apply, go online to www.americorps.org
and submitt an application or email resume to Jessica Lowe, VISTA
Program Coordinator at email@example.com or call 720-988-4510.
Director of Stewardship,
Donor Relations - ASU Foundation
Working in collaboration with all ASU schools, colleges and program
staff at ASU and the Foundation, the Director of Stewardship –
Donor Relations will serve as the primary and central resource,
expert and administrator for the stewardship of donors to the
university and the Foundation, and participate with colleges and
schools in the drafting of written financial endowment agreements
between donors and the Foundation. In addition, this individual
will communicate appropriate Foundation financial and stewardship
policies and procedures to both internal and external audiences,
and will be specifically responsible for all activities related
to ASUF gift endowment management and reporting.
The Director of Stewardship is also responsible for drafting
and coordinating Presidential acknowledgement letters to donors
and coordinating annual donor reports. This position oversees
the utilization of innovative technology and the use of the Foundation's
database system to maximize stewardship efforts. Position reports
directly to the Executive Director, Donor Relations and ASU President's
Club, and supervises one full-time staff member.
The successful candidate must have proven experience working
in a team environment that deals with confidential financial and/or
legal information in an institution of higher education, a corporation,
legal firm or business. The person must possess excellent
written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate
complex financial information to donors and internal audiences;
strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple
projects simultaneously; strong analytical skills with an attention
to detail; skill in operating and understanding donor database
system(s); and the ability to effectively supervise others.
In addition, this individual must be able to demonstrate an extremely
high level of sensitivity to customer relations, embrace a donor-centric
philosophy, understand, adopt and model the Foundation's
corporate values of client services, and produce quality output
working as part of a team as well as independently on projects
with minimal supervision. Candidates must have
the ability to exercise good judgment, problem solving and decision-making,
and be able to work flexible hours in order to accomplish specific
The position requires a bachelor's degree and five (5) years
experience or master's degree and three (3) years experience in
not-for-profit and/or related field. Must possess and demonstrate
significant writing and training/supervisory experience. Application
material must include: letter of application addressing
the required qualifications, accompanied by a resume and
the names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references.
Send to Nadine Cummins, ASU Foundation, Human Resource Department via
email address: firstname.lastname@example.org Salary
will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and a
competitive benefit package.
Arizona State University Foundation is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer
Program Development - BHHS Legacy Foundation
The BHHS Legacy
Foundation is recruiting for a Vice President – Program Development
who will report to the Foundation CEO and will be one of two Vice
Presidents. The Foundation's mission is to enhance the quality
of life and health of those we serve. The Foundation is committed
to the following community grant funding priority areas: (1) Increasing
and improving access to medical and dental care; (2) Improving
community health; (3) Developing and expanding Arizona's healthcare
workforce, and (4) Supporting community efforts focused on healthcare
and related issues.
nonprofit charitable mission will be accomplished by proactively
creating collaborative community relationships that involve contributing
financial and leadership resources, plus technical assistance
to health and health related service organizations and programs
that focus primarily on the development, support and improvement
of community health education, prevention, access and delivery
for children, families and seniors. In the grantmaking
process we identify unmet needs and service gaps in the community
with an emphasis on community health and health related causes
for the underserved/vulnerable targeted population where appropriate
and help build the capacity of the community service organizations
to better help themselves in the Greater Phoenix and Bullhead/Laughlin
Regions, the service geography of our origin. In 2004 the
Foundation awarded 88 grants totaling $2.8 million. Since inception
in 2001 the Foundation has awarded more than $10 million in community
responsibility of this position is to assist the Foundation in
achieving its mission through the refinement, management and implementation
of the Foundation's community grant process in the greater Phoenix
Region. In addition to developing and implementing the grant
process, the Vice President will identify potential community
nonprofit grantee organizations and health-related grant projects/programs;
solicit, advise, review and respond to grant proposals; perform
grantee site visits; prepare grantee due diligence and recommendations
for Foundation funding; evaluate the results and effectiveness
of community grants; represent the Foundation regarding community
grant programs and oversee the Foundation's scholarship program.
The Vice President will assist the CEO with various Foundation
projects and the annual Legacy Connection fundraising efforts,
plus will collaborate with the Legacy Foundation staff and colleagues
in other foundations and community nonprofit organizations locally
degree related to the healthcare industry is preferred. Other
desired qualifications include: Professional grantmaking experience
with a philanthropic organization, working knowledge of and/or
experience in the nonprofit healthcare sector, knowledge of and/or
experience with greater Phoenix area health and health-related nonprofit
organizations and public health agencies, and experience developing
and implementing community-based nonprofit projects/programs strategies.
The successful candidate will possess computer operations and
analytical skills; the ability to analyze, compile, and write
effectively; strong oral communications and presentation skills,
and have strong interpersonal skills. The successful candidate
will possess the flexibility and capacity to work both independently
and in a dynamic and collegial small team environment.
offers a competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate
with experience and qualifications. Please send a confidential
resume, salary requirement and brief sample of your writing skills
28, 2005 to Gerald L. Wissink, CEO, at the
above address or by e-mail to email@example.com.
President & CEO - Arthritis Foundation Greater Southwest Chapter
The Greater Southwest Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation seeks a forward-thinking executive with strong operational and management skills and a proven development background to provide leadership and direction. This opportunity is for a seasoned professional who possesses diversified fundraising skills to build on the financial and organizational strengths of the Chapter. Major development priorities include corporate relations, annual giving, major gifts and special events.
Success in this position requires demonstrated experience in building programs and partnerships, cultivating and soliciting major gifts as well as experience in fiscal management, budget development, volunteer recruitment and strategic planning. Must have excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to recruit and work with top-level corporate and community leaders and to lead and motivate staff teams. A Master's degree is preferable. A Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 7 years' related experience is required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications a must. Competitive salary and benefits.
The Chapter office is located in Phoenix, Arizona. Its territory includes the states of Arizona, New Mexico and the city of El Paso, Texas. Staff are located in Tucson, Albuquerque and El Paso.
To apply, send a cover letter with salary requirements and resume by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please reference job code G. Southwest Chapter 04 and your full name in the subject line when applying. Responses will be sent only to candidates selected for further consideration. EOE.
For additional information about the Arthritis Foundation visit our Web site @ www.arthritis.org.