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Arizona Nonprofit Community Report
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Arizona State University College of Public Programs

April 25, 2005

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What's New


Grantsmanship Training Program
June 27 - July 1, 2005

This training is offered by The Grantsmanship Center in collaboration with the Valley of the Sun United Way and the ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management.

First offered in 1972 and continuously updated, TGCI's Grantsmanship Training Program covers all aspects of researching grants, writing grant proposals and negotiating with funding sources. More than 100,000 nonprofit and government personnel have attended this rigorous 5-day workshop. Designed for both novice and experienced grantseekers, this workshop covers all aspects of searching for grants, writing grant proposals, and negotiating with funding sources. The program will teach you to use TGCI's proposal writing format, the most widely used in the world. During the workshop you will search out funding sources and, as part of a team, you will develop a proposal for your own agency or help a classmate develop one. You will leave this workshop with new skills and the ability to apply those skills to the needs of your own organization.

For more information, please visit the Center's Website at: or contact Suchi Kohli at 602-631-4825 or


Meeting Planner Sought - The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management

The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management seeks proposals from qualified candidates to provide meeting planning services on a contractual basis in support of the Center's two major annual conference events, Nonprofit Day in the November of 2005 and the Annual Forum on Nonprofit Effectiveness in March of 2006. A detailed scope of work can be found at

A complete scope of work, requirements, and procedures to submit a quote are posted at our website at Quotes must be received by May 13, 2005 in order to be considered. For more information, contact Michelle Lyons-Mayer at (480) 965-5548 or




Office Supplies, Equipment & Furniture Exchange Available to Yavapai County Nonprofits

An office supply and equipment exchange is being made available to nonprofits in Yavapai County via the Yavapai County Non-Profit Exchange Network. A website has been created to match nonprofits that have no-longer needed items with nonprofits that might have a use for such items. The items should be made available for little or no cost, as a "co-op" for area nonprofits. Check out

To add your no-longer needed items to the site, send an email to

Law Practice for Nonprofits Opens in Arizona

Raya Tahan, an attorney who had been working in-house at St. Luke's Health Initiatives, has opened a law practice that advises Arizona nonprofit organizations with regarding to fundraising legalities, risk-management, contracts, employment issues, obtaining tax-exempt status, and following corporate formalities. She focuses on a support organizations, religious groups, trade associations, and charities that work with education, arts, children, research, or social welfare.

For more information, contact or (602) 385-6508.


Stepping Stones of Hope elects new members to Board of Directors

Phoenix-based Stepping Stones of Hope has elected Connie Mariano, MD, FACP, Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (ret) and Dr. Jeffrey White II to its Board of Directors. The organization is dedicated to providing comprehensive support-based programs, continuing care and education to grieving children, families, adults, and communities. 

Dr. Mariano currently is employed as a Consultant for the Executive Health Program at Mayo Scottsdale and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mayo School of Medicine in Rochester.  She formally served as White House Physician to three Presidents. 

Dr. White serves as the CEO/Pastor with Faith Professional Ministries International and holds a Doctorate in Business Administration and Masters in Theological Studies.  Previous experience includes motivational speaking, extensive sales training and business development expertise. 

For more information, visit


Arizona Women's Partnership 2005 Grant Recipients Selected

Arizona Women's Partnership, Inc. is pleased to announce its 2005 grant recipients who were selected through a grant application and review process. The awards benefit "grass roots organizations who work tirelessly to improve the lives of Arizona's disadvantaged women and children at risk," says Paula Cullison, President and founder of the Arizona Women's Partnership. The 2005 grant recipients are:

  • Asian Pacific Community in Action: health programs in Maricopa County;
  • Arizona Sexual Assault Network: a statewide awareness project;
  • Community Kids of Globe: programs for disadvantaged children; Foster Angels of AZ Serving Together: mentoring for children in foster care;
  • Gabriel's Angels: animal/pet therapy for abused children in Maricopa County;
  • Havasu for Youth: programs for disadvantaged children;
  • Payson Community Kids: after school program for children in need and at risk;
  • Soroptimist International of Mesa: mentoring for at-risk girls;
  • Soroptimist International of the San Tans in Chandler: work reentry project for underserved women;
  • Tucson International Alliance of Refugee Communities: refugee women's support groups and educational programs;
  • Washington Education Foundation in Phoenix: educational programs for disadvantaged youth;
  • WHEAT Clothes Silo: clothing for underserved women in Phoenix The total grant awards are dependent upon the outcome of the Wine, Women & Jazz FUNdraising event scheduled for November 6th.

Visit for ticket information. Business and corporate sponsorships are available. For more information, contact: Paula Cullison at (602) 863-9744, e-mail, or visit


Community Food Bank to hire full-time CEO

The Community Food Bank has engaged the services of DHR International, a Phoenix-based executive search firm, to aid in hiring a full-time CEO for the organization.

"We feel that DHR will help us to identify and attract the type of leader we are seeking to work with the Board and staff to set future directions for the food bank," says Askin.  "Ideally, we hope to have the position filled by the start of our new fiscal year July 1."

Jackie Askin, chair of the Board of Directors for the Food Bank, invites interested candidates to contact Richard B. Wilder, executive vice president at DHR, regarding the position.

His phone number is (602) 992-7810. He can also be reached by e-mail at More Information is available online at the Community Food Bank's website:


Opportunity for ToP Group Facilitation Methods Course during the International Training of Trainers (IToPToT) Program in 2005

The 6th bi-annual IToPToT program will be held from April 13 to May 20, 2005 at the Institute of Cultural Affairs (ICA) Training Center in Phoenix. After several weeks of preparation, teams of international trainers from Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America, accompanied by a U.S. mentor trainer will be conducting 2-day courses for Arizona organizations and networks. These courses are available at a reduced rate because they need to take place during the same two-day period. In 2005, those dates are May 5-6, which are a Thursday and a Friday.

The cost for a course of up to 25 participants will be $2,350 (one third the standard price for a 20-person course). If the group is made up of participants at least half of whom are 25 years of age or younger, the cost will be $1,800 for the "Youth as Facilitative Leaders" version of the course (same content).

We will have the ability to staff 6-8 of these simultaneous courses, which will be decided on a first-come, first-serve basis. The sponsoring group will be responsible for arranging a suitable space for the training and providing any snacks or meals desired. ICA will provide manuals and training materials for each participant.

A description of the 2-day Group Facilitation Methods course is available from ICA. To sign up or request further information, please contact John Oyler ( or Jim Wiegel ( at (602)955-4811

0 Launches Nonprofit Innovation Award Program

Deadline: April 28, 2005 has announced the creation of the Nonprofit Innovation Award program a nationwide search to discover and reward nonprofit organizations whose innovative approaches and breakthrough solutions most effectively improve their communities or the world at large.

The program will honor one U.S. nonprofit organization whose innovative approach to philanthropy has achieved maximum impact. Along with the Stanford Business School's Center for Social Innovation ( ), which will review applications and select the semi-finalists, a panel of celebrities, Fortune 500 executives, and leading philanthropists will choose the finalists. The competition will culminate with customers selecting the final winner. Beginning July 19, 2005, the ten nonprofit finalists will be profiled on the Amazon site, where customers and visitors will be able to find, discover, and make direct online contributions to their favorites. Donations will be accepted through September 30, 2005. The organization that receives the largest total contributions from Amazon customers will be granted the 2005 Nonprofit Innovation Award, along with a matching grant from

Award applications will be evaluated based on criteria, including "Need" -- the urgency, relevancy, and complexity of the problem the organization seeks to address; "Gap analysis" -- clear evidence of a gap between the targeted problem and existing solutions; "Innovation" -- the inventiveness of the solution and how it breaks from traditional approaches; "Results" -- clearly defined metrics and a measurable record of improvement for at least two years; and "Perpetuation" -- a well-developed plan for promoting continued innovation. Complete program details and applications are available at the Web site. RFP Link: For additional RFPs in Philanthropy and Volunteerism, visit:



People Raiser – Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP-Northern AZ)
April 27

Association of Fundraising Professionals, Northern AZ Chapter, is holding a "People Raiser" on April 27 from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Coconino Center for the Arts in Flagstaff. This will be an informative reception where you can learn about AFP and how it can benefit your professional development. If you are involved with fundraising in any way, shape or form, AFP workshops, conferences, and networking are invaluable tools of the trade. You do not need to be a member to take advantage of these opportunities. Come learn about the organization and meet some of the members. Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be provided. There is no cost to attend, but please rsvp and tell them you heard about the event in Debbie Stewart's newsletter.

For more info, contact Linda Clark at 226-4312 or Jim Robak at 778-6605. Please RSVP to


Diversity Matters - Multicultural Leadership Development Program
April 27-29

Multicultural Leadership Development Program & United Way of Tucson & Southern Arizona present a tremendous opportunity to learn valuable skills needed in today's diverse workforce and to become a leader in our community.

This leadership workshop, a program of United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona, will help you:

  • Broaden your understanding of cultural, racial, religious and gender differences.
  • Develop leadership, fundraising and financial skills.
  • Discover opportunities for community volunteering.

The program's alumni include Richard Miranda, Tucson Police Chief; Richard Fimbres, LULAC National Vice President for the Far West; and Clarence Boykins, State President of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Seats are limited. Register by April 15. Fee for three-day workshop is $275, which includes lunch and graduation dinner. One-day workshop fee is $135 Some scholarships are available. To attend our exciting workshop, download the application or contact Judy Baker via email at or by telephone at (520)903-9000 ext. 210. Diversity makes a difference!


Orienting and Training Volunteers – Volunteer Phoenix
April 28

Presented by Volunteer Phoenix, this training focuses on increasing knowledge of the steps in training volunteers to perform their service effectively and enjoyably, increasing knowledge, skills and comfort in planning training for volunteers, and developing plans for improving volunteer training.

9:00 am – 1:00 pm Location: AZ Call-A-Teen, Phoenix
Please contact to register.


Experience Counts: Connecting Older Volunteers with Compelling Opportunities for Community Service – The Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona
April 29

The Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona is hosting a one-day workshop with national leaders in the field of civic engagement of older adults.  The workshop will focus on how to tap into the rich reservoir of talent, experience and commitment of older adults in ways that meet the needs of nonprofits and volunteers alike. 

Marc Freedman, President, Civic Ventures and author of Prime Time, How Baby Boomers will Revolutionize Retirement and Transform America, is the luncheon keynote speaker.

Volunteers will develop an understanding of how their talents and passions fit into resolving today's community issues, and design a plan for community involvement.  Nonprofit staff will access the latest thinking about marketing to this group of potential volunteers and how to make the most of their experience, talents, and skills.

The worship will be held on Friday, April 29, from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Westin La Paloma, 3800 E. Sunrise Dr. The cost to attend the full day is $90; for the luncheon only, the cost is $50.

The Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona, founded in 1965, is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening communities through effective volunteerism. We're best known as a clearinghouse for volunteers, but we also deliver creative solutions to community problems by harnessing the power of volunteerism in a number of other ways. We directly engage young people and adults in a variety of programs that better the community and encourage life-long involvement in volunteer activities. And we support hundreds of other nonprofit organizations that use volunteers by helping them develop their volunteer programs, and by training, referring, and honoring volunteers. Please visit for more information.


"The Nonprofit Sector: Insights and In the Sights" - Southern Arizona Alliance of Nonprofits
May 10

Tim Delaney, President of the Center for Leadership, Ethics & Public Service, will pitch a double-header for this special event for SAAN. First, Tim will share insights about Arizona's nonprofit sector that he discovered while writing Arizona's Nonprofit Sector: The Spirit of Arizona, a special report commissioned by the Arizona Community Foundation. Next, Tim will share information about how nonprofits are targets "in the sights" of multiple accountability movements that are sweeping the nation. Thereafter, Tim will offer some proposed action steps for nonprofits to take.

10:00 am- 12:00 pm at The Downtown Community Campus, Rillito/Sabino Room, 310 N. Commerce Park Loop, Tucson, AZ 85745.

The mission of the Southern Arizona Alliance of Nonprofits is to strengthen the capacity and collective power of the nonprofit sector in order to enhance the quality of life in our communities. To RSVP or for further information, please email


Raising Arizona : Out of Poverty/Into Prosperity – Interfaith Coalition for Compassion and Justice (ICCJ)
May 12-14

The purpose of this conference is to educate, encourage, energize, empower and equip those who seek to bring an end to poverty in Arizona. Registration materials are available at Cost is $150 per person. For more info, call (928) 776-9294.


NPower AZ Presents: "Creating a Successful e-Newsletter" – NPower Arizona
May 17

Event will be held at NPower Arizona's Main Offices in Tempe.  Location may change with high enrollment, so please register early to make sure we can plan accordingly.

Beyond the need to simply express opinions and share information, e-Newsletters are a representation of your values, mission and vision.  Make sure that the message is getting out...and that your stakeholders are paying attention.

A continuation of The Art of Building Relationships Electronically, this session will focus on basic design concepts and rules that can help make your e-Newsletters more useful and successful. Join us for an engaging discussion on creating a successful e-Newsletter.

To learn more about this event, please contact Michael Clark at (602) 944-6797 or at


"Raising More Money" Presentation (Flagstaff) - Raising More Money
May 26

"Raising More Money" is a system that offers a mission-based model for sustainable funding. This system is said to end the suffering associated with fundraising while building passionate and committed life-long donors. Nonprofit staff & board members are invited to attend an introductory session that will inform you about the company's approach to effectively train and coach your organization to implement this fundraising strategy. Space is limited and you must register if you plan to attend. The presentation will take place from 2-4 p.m. at Big Brothers/Big Sisters in Flagstaff.

To register, go to, scroll down to this session & click on the link to RSVP. Questions: contact Elizabeth Case at (206) 709-9400 ext 136 or Or, visit


Creating the Future: Good Governance in Action (Scottsdale) – International Policy Governance Association (IPGA)
June 2-4

The widely touted Policy Governance system will be featured at this high value conference which includes thought-provoking keynote presentations, a wide variety of interactive, stimulating workshops and multiple networking opportunities. Keynote speakers include world-renowned governance expert, Dr. John Carver, best-selling authors Rob Lebow and Randy Spitzer, author and business consultant, Dr. Betty Flowers, and governance author and expert, Miriam Carver.

Presented by: International Policy Governance Association (

For more Information, visit or call 1-877-847-4552.


Planned Giving Round Table of Arizona 11th Annual Summer Forum:  "A Passion for Planned Giving"
June 3

Location: Tempe Mission Palms Hotel
Time: 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM

This all day program features nationally known speakers covering a variety of topics for gift planners.  This year includes NCPG President Joseph Bull, Leave a Legacy initiator Doug White, and marketing and training wizard Robert F. Sharpe, Jr.  Local talent includes attorney Mark Moritz, IRS attorney Wesley Scott, Carrie Kinnear and Alan Knobloch.  A full day of learning, networking and news for $95-$155 (depending upon your membership status in the PGRT).

Contact to request a registration flyer.


Home Ownership & State Housing Fund – Arizona Department of Housing
June 6-7

The Arizona Department of Housing will conduct a "Home Ownership & State Housing Fund" training on June 6 and 7 at the Hassayampa Inn in Prescott. The workshop will provide guidance on how to use State Housing funds to creatively expand new construction and rehabilitation, and develop homeownership opportunities. The cost to attend is $100 (prior to May 25).

Visit for more info, or contact Pat Boland at (602) 771-1017 or The training will be repeated November 2-3 in Sierra Vista.


Job Opportunities


*New Listing* Executive Director – The Santa Cruz Community Foundation

The Santa Cruz Community Foundation (SCCF), an affiliate of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, was established to serve the Arizona/Mexico Border Region. The Foundation seeks to strengthen its communities by building permanent charitable funds, connecting donors to organizations and programs they care about, making effective grants and providing leadership on community issues.

This affiliate currently invites application from an energetic, qualified individual to assume the position of Executive Director. SCCF seeks leadership who will help this young Foundation reach its full potential. The Executive Director must be a charismatic, professional with executive presence. The successful candidate will possess a passion for and commitment to the Foundation's mission, demonstrated fundraising success, and the ability to serve as a persuasive spokesperson. Familiarity with the US/Mexico border and bilingual skills are preferred. Experience recruiting, mobilizing and working directly with lay leadership is key. Strong business acumen and fiscal management know-how are essential. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Submit résumé including documentation of fundraising experience along with names and contact information for three business references. Send information to:

SCCF Search
Community Foundation for Southern Arizona
2250 East Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85719

Deadline for application: May 23, 2005


*New Listing* Development Director - Alexis de Tocqueville, Valley of the Sun United Way (Phoenix)

Valley of the Sun United Way has an opening for a Development Director, reporting to the Sr. VP of Major Gifts & Planned Giving. The Development Director will assist Valley of the Sun United Way with the identification, cultivation, retention, and development of Alexis de Tocqueville Society members (donors of $10,000 or more per year), both in the Community and Workplace arenas.

The major responsibilities are; In partnership with the Vice President of Alexis de Tocqueville (ADT), fully support volunteers in their efforts on our behalf, work closely with key donors and volunteers in the acquisition and retention of members and others, as appropriate, work closely with Alexis de Tocqueville and Development staff in the identification and cultivation of potential members, maintain and appropriately manage database of potential members to maximize prospecting efforts, work closely with employee campaign and Major Gifts staff in the retention of existing members by organizing the membership renewal process for members so that it is integrated into their workplace campaign as appropriate and in partnership with Development staff , develop a contact and cultivation plan for select companies, workplace members, and potential members, identify industries, demographics, or geographic areas with high potential for member recruitment; create strategies to access these potential members, meet and/or exceed new member, retention and financial goals, manage activities that contribute, directly or indirectly, to the acquisition or retention of workplace members. (Tocqueville Tuesday, CEO Luncheons, Attorney Breakfasts, Executive Presentations etc.) and rovide story ideas or other information to the Marketing Department to facilitate their efforts on our behalf. (eNewsletter, etc. scripts etc.)

For a more detailed position description, including knowledge, skills and abilities, resume/cover letter submitting options, please visit our website at If you have questions, please email us at Please no phone inquiries. All information should be received no later than Wednesday, May 4th. VSUW is an E.O.E.


*New Listing* Vice President and Chief Operations Officer/Chief Financial Officer - Scottsdale Cultural Council

The Scottsdale Cultural Council seeks a Chief Financial & Operations Officer as chief advisor to the CEO with the ability to focus on a broad range of financial, operational, strategic and executive leadership issues impacting the organization. 

The COO/CFO will be responsible for the executive leadership, direction and management for finance, administration and operations, including establishing and monitoring internal controls with regard to financial and operational processes.  This position also directs such activities of the Scottsdale Cultural Council and its operating divisions in support of policies, goals, and objectives in collaboration with the CEO and the Board of Trustees by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate managers.  This position supports the operating division programs by assuring that administrative and operational services are responsive to the needs of program management.

Qualifications: Masters degree (M.B.A.) preferred, with a minimum of seven years of direct experience related to the duties and responsibilities specified in the job description, preferably in nonprofit management.

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to: or mail them to Scottsdale Cultural Council 7380 E. Second Street Scottsdale, AZ 85251 OR fax: 480-874-4699


*New Listing* *Multiple Positions* - Beatitudes Center (DOAR)

Director of Development

Beatitudes Center D.O.A.R. (Developing Older Adult Resources) is a nonprofit, interfaith organization that serves homebound or disabled adults and family caregivers throughout the greater Phoenix area.  Programs include VICaP Faith in Action, GENERATIONS, Project GrandCare, and the Nurse & Health Ministries Network. Learn more about Center D.O.A.R. at

The Director of Development, a newly created position, will:

  • Develop a fund development plan, in consultation with the Executive Director and board members, outlining specific strategies with both long and short term goals
  • Actively seek and secure new corporate, foundation, and individual funding sources
  • Work collaboratively with other staff to identify avenues of economic support for various programs and projects
  • Create and maintain an ongoing donor relations program which may include personal visits, scheduling luncheons and meetings, making personal calls, producing newsletters, correspondence and other forms of communication
  • Manage the development and maintenance of a database for Center D.O.A.R. benefactors.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in business, marketing or related degree preferred. Direct experience preferred in development and marketing, including the construction and administration of annual and planned giving programs, corporate solicitation, and grant writing. Excellent communication and presentation skills. Sensitivity to diverse faith backgrounds.

Hours:  36 - 40 hours per week with occasional evenings and weekends (depending on the successful candidate's preference).  The salary is based upon $20 per hour and includes an excellent benefit package.

VICaP Faith in Action Director

VICaP Faith in Action recruits and trains volunteers to help homebound elders and disabled adults with services such as shopping, visiting, and transportation. Learn more about VICaP Faith in Action and all of Center D.O.A.R.'s programs at

The program director will:

  • Develop goals and objectives for VICaP Faith in Action, together with the VICaP Coordinating Council and staff
  • Monitor and move forward the strategic direction of the program.
  • Coordinate and monitor performance of VICaP Faith in Action staff.
  • Interpret VICaP Faith in Action to clergy, other religious leaders, and the wider community through presentations, meetings, written communications, and other methods.
  • Design and execute methods for recruiting and retaining volunteers.
  • Administer all contracts and agreements with funding agencies relating to the program.
  • Assist in the provision of training for new and ongoing volunteers.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or a minimum of five years of volunteer management experience; administrative / supervisory experience; ability to establish, implement, and monitor goals and objectives; excellent communication skills; basic computer skills; commitment to the mission of Beatitudes Center D.O.A.R.; sensitivity to working with persons from diverse faith communities.

Hours: 32 - 36 hours per week (weekdays), with occasional evenings and weekends at a salary based upon $20 per hour. Excellent benefits are provided.

Submit resumes to Elizabeth Brunstein, Executive Director, at or 555 W. Glendale Avenue, Phoenix, AZ   85021.  Call Elizabeth for questions at 602-274-5022.


*New Listing* Director of Planned Giving - American Lung Association

The National Headquarters of the American Lung Association is seeking a Director of Planned Giving. Working out of its Arizona office, the Director will be responsible for raising revenue in Planned Giving through coaching and mentoring.  Work with development staff to develop all components of the Planned Giving program in the designated area in accordance with best practices.  Develop and maintain one Planned Giving nationwide program that may include; memorial/tribute program, building relationships with funeral directors and their associations, marketing to financial/estate planners and related attorneys, targeted marketing to donors through the mail, advertising and/or online, technical and training workshops.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with the Planned Giving Team giving direct support of the Planned Giving Programs at the local Associations
  • Creating and directing strategies to include: consultation, training, networking, marketing and donor stewardship
  • Consulting with and advise local Association CEOs 
  • Initiating and monitoring programs to track specific progress with local associations
  • Building relationships with the planned giving prospects and donors, and with estate and financial planning professionals in specific areas
  • Coordinating suggestions for planned giving vehicles with the prospects and their advisors in order to meet their estate/financial planning goals and those of the American Lung Association
  • Helping local associations to develop a Planned Giving Implementation Plan and providing technical assistance as needed
  • Maintaining a high level of expertise regarding state and federal tax laws, gift and estate giving methods, and the legal aspects of charitable giving
  • Promoting the mission of the American Lung Association

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field, or equivalent experience in Planned Giving.  5–8 years of fundraising experience, preferably in Planned Giving, with knowledge of donor identification, solicitation, stewardship and cultivation techniques.  Ability to manage or train others while completing own work.  Strong writing skills.  Ability to close gifts or relevant Estate/Financial Planning experience.  Excellent interpersonal, training, and coaching skills; comfortable with telephone interaction, personal visits and group presentations.  Proven ability to market and sell.  Action and detail oriented with excellent follow-up skills.  Must be able to prioritize, make decisions, and juggle multiple projects.  Requires intermediate computer skills with word processing, spreadsheets, and contact management programs.  Database skills preferred.  Fosters and works well in a team environment. Ability to travel 50% of time.

To apply, please send letter of application and resume with salary requirements to:

Maria Vanegas-Zea
American Lung Association
61 Broadway, 6th Floor
New York, NY   10006




*New Listing* Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program Coordinator - Coconino County Department of Health Services

The program coordinator is responsible for the implementation of the County Prenatal Block Grant (and other grants as assigned).  Typical duties include:

  • Development, implementation, coordination, promotion and evaluation of community bases programs
  • Facilitate inter-agency collaboration on maternal and child health issues
  • Maintain an active Maternal and Child Health Advisory Board to help shape MCH program activities
  • Prepare activity and financial reports
  • Supervise staff and interns
  • Grant writing to develop new funding sources
  • Occasional travel to Phoenix, Page, and other cities in Arizona
  • Occasional work at community events in the evenings and on Saturdays

Minimum Requirements:  Sixty semester hours of post-high school course work in public/business administration, health, social services, education or a related field, and two years of administrative experience; OR, any combination of education, training and experience which demonstrated the ability to perform the duties of the position.  Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license.

Applications will be accepted through April 25. For more information, please see job listing at the Coconino County website,


*New Listing* Community Relations Supervisor - Maricopa County Animal Care & Control

Maricopa County Animal Care & Control in Phoenix, Arizona has an opening for a Community Relations Supervisor to manage animal welfare and safety net activities and staff and to develop and manage public relations, marketing, and community relations.  

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 2 years experience in Public Relations, Marketing, or Communications.  Supervisory experience helpful. Must have strong communications skills and be comfortable with speaking to large groups and on camera. Must be able to work a flexible schedule of weekends and evenings. Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking preferred.

For more information or to apply, visit


*New Listing* Manager of Community Programs - Make a Difference

This is a full-time, salaried staff position, reporting to the Director of Community Programs. The primary responsibility of the Community Program Manager is to support the development and management of community service partner relationships and service programs. To be successful in this position, candidates should possess time-management and organizational skills, creativity and the ability to work well both independently and in a team environment; excellent written and verbal communications skills; the ability to multitask many different projects simultaneously and prioritize as needed; the ability to work in small office environment and handle own administrative tasks; and a knowledge of painting, landscaping and other home improvement project management.

The Manager of Community Programs builds and maintains community service partner relationships, oversees monthly volunteer service projects, coordinates special event management for key days of service, trains and supervises an AmeriCorps Member, attends outside educational, networking or outreach opportunities and other duties as assigned. This position offers a competitive salary, based on experience, and an excellent benefits package that includes, medical, dental, vacation and holiday pay, and more.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree; minimum 1-2 years in a non-profit environment with experience in program development, volunteer management, and/or special events, with commitment to community service; supervisory experience; high level of computer proficiency with Word, Excel and Power Point – working knowledge Quark or other publishing software a plus; availability to work some evenings and weekends on an as needed basis; must have own vehicle, valid Driver's License and proof of insurance. In addition, Spanish bi-lingual is a plus. For more information please visit our website:

Please send, e-mail or fax cover letter and resumes to: Make A Difference at 5151 North 19th Avenue, Suite 200, Phoenix, AZ 85015 Attention: Lisa Stevenson, Director of Operations Fax: (602) 973-9233 E-mail: (please be sure to reference this position)


*New Listing* Community Specialist - Casey Family Programs

A private, non-profit, child welfare, social service agency, supporting the needs of children families. We offer excellent working conditions, training opportunities, benefits for staff, domestic partners families.

Requirements: Master's degree in Social Work or related field, minimum of 2 years in foster care services or related area; ability to work collaboratively with partnering agencies interface with individuals in varying positions, levels of authority from both the public private sectors. May be involved in direct case management. Background in community organization advocacy experience is important.

Candidate must demonstrate exemplary skills in writing, two-way communication, flexibility, teamwork and computers as well as the ability to work with collaborations diverse communities. Reports to Supervisor of Community Programs. Starting Salary: $33-45K DOE

Send/Fax resume with cover letter by April 20, 2005 : Kelly Lohr, Casey Family Programs, 378 E. Palm Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85004 Fax: (602) 252-9665

*New Listing* Employment Services Coordinator - Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound is a Non-Profit assisting families experiencing Homelessness or Domestic Violence. The Employment Services Coordinator is responsible for client employment assessment and placement, maintenance of case-plan goals and objectives in relation to employment, and grant/funding compliance.

  • Placement assistance; resume writing/updating
  • Employment networking and research
  • Education and training
  • Assessment and testing
  • Charting and file maintenance
  • Prepares statistical and narrative reports
  • Attend weekly Client Services meetings and monthly staff meetings as directed
  • Prepare and deliver oral presentations to the public as directed


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Human Resources Management, or Social Work from an accredited college or university
  • 2-4 years experience in job development, recruiting, human resources/employment, career assessment/training, or case management in a social services setting
  • 1 year experience working for a non-profit organization
  • Membership in local workforce development networking associations
  • Certifications in career counseling or training
  • Use of career testing software and interactive tutorials (training and ESL tools)
  • Experience working with the homeless or impoverished; general knowledge of poverty related social issues
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

All final candidates will have employment history and education verified prior to an offer. The successful candidate must be able to receive a Class 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card. Qualified candidates may send a resume and cover letter with salary history (required) to:
Attn: HR/ESC, Fax 602-265-4006, or e-mail Resumes will be reviewed and qualified candidates may be invited for an interview.  All applicants will receive notice of their resume status by mail; no phone calls please.


*New Listing* Office Manager - Presidential Prayer Team

The Presidential Prayer Team is announcing an opening for an Office Manager in its Executive Office in North Scottsdale. The Presidential Prayer Team is an internet based resource center encouraging its members and guests to pray daily for our President, our nation, and our Armed Forces.

Responsibilities include providing administrative assistance to the PPT President/CEO including special correspondence, managing the Executive Office, filing, full cycle bookkeeping, and other duties as assigned.

Requirements include:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years progressively responsible administrative experience.
  • Bookkeeping experience with QuickBooks
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point
  • Ability to work in a flexible environment
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal & written
  • Strong attention to detail & proofreading ability

The Presidential Prayer Team is a national organization located in North Scottsdale near the Airpark. We offer a competitive salary and benefits program.  To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to  For more information on PPT, visit our website at


*New Listing* Customer Service Specialist - Yavapai Big Brothers/Big Sisters

Yavapai Big Brothers/Big Sisters is hiring a 20-hour per week Customer Service Specialist in their Prescott Valley office. The idea candidate will be a highly organized, customer service oriented person with Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills. Specific job duties include overseeing volunteer enrollment process including files, maintaining databases, scheduling interviews, answering program questions, running fingerprint/DMV reports, some volunteer recruitment and follow-up.

For more information, call 775-5336 email resume to


*New Listing* Community Services Director - Mesa Senior Services, Inc.

Mesa Senior Services, Inc. is seeking a caring and dedicated individual with the vision to lead the Community Services Division which includes: Home Delivered Meals, Transportation, Outreach Services and Caring Corps. Must be an effective communicator regarding the goals and values of the organization, ability to multi-task and possess skills in participatory management. Individual will be responsible to plan and implement quarterly Caregiver Forums; write grants to key funders; link with educational institutions to provide meaningful student internships; develop training opportunities for staff persons; develop partnerships with service providers and businesses;

College Degree required, with Master's Degree preferred; 3 years experience in the field of aging; management/supervisory experience; strong verbal and written skills; interpersonal skills; computer literate in Microsoft Word and Excel. Send letter and resume to Mesa Senior Services, Inc., 45 W. University, Suite A, deadline May 6, 2005.


*New Listing* *Multiple Positions* - US Vets, Inc.

US Vets in Prescott is a transitional housing program for homeless veterans. The program is currently seeking candidates for the following positions:

Americorps Case Manager

Assists clients in creating a case plan for employment, mental health, medical, housing and sobriety goals, and helps ensure clients' compliance with program. This is a full-time temporary (10 months) volunteer position that pays a stipend of $10,190, an education award of $4,725, health insurance and child care reimbursement.

Resident Assistant

Maintains safety and welfare of clients and facilities. This position works full time, evenings and weekends. Earnings start at $8 per hour, with health insurance available after 90 days.

For more information or to apply, contact Sara Dragon at 445-4860, ext 5908 or


*New Listing* *Multiple Positions* - Northern Arizona Regional Behavioral Health Authority

Adult Project Coordinator (2 Positions – SMI; Substance Abuse)


  • Master's Degree in Behavioral Health
  • Licensed in AZ at independent level or eligible w/in 6 months
  • Min. 5 years clinical experience working w/ the Seriously Mentally Ill &/or Substance Abuser
  • Skills in clinical program development, technical writing, & issue resolution
  • Proficient with Computer Software Applications

No direct client contact. Implement & monitor new & existing regional programs for behavioral health services for substance abuse & SMI populations throughout the Northern AZ region.  Need strong people & problem solving skills, be diplomatic, tactful, creative and ethical w/ excellent time/project mgmt skills.  Some travel required.  Program administration exp. and familiarity w/AZ RBHA system preferred.

Children's Program Integration Analyst

Grant funded position responsible for design, implementation, monitoring, & management of children's program measures. Bachelors required, master's preferred. Expert level with Access and Excel; exp. w/ research project design & knowledge of children's behavioral health care. Salary DOE $35-45K

For a full listing of our open positions please visit Please send resume to:

Northern Arizona Regional Behavioral Health Authority, 1300 S. Yale St., Flagstaff, AZ, 86001, Phone (928) 774-7128; Fax  (928) 774-5665;

Dedicated to a multi-cultural workforce, seeking bilingual candidates.


*New Listing* Assistant Facility Supervisor - Angel Society

Angel Society is currently seeking candidates for two full-time Assistant Facility Supervisor positions. This position entails working with abused and neglected teenage girls from Child Protective Services in a group home setting. Specific hours: Monday-Friday 12 PM - 8 PM or 10 AM - 6 PM and also an overnight weekend position Friday 10 PM-10 AM through Monday. 

For more information, visit

*New Listing* Assistant Retail Manager - Museum of Northern Arizona

The Museum of Northern Arizona is seeking a full-time Assistant Retail Manager for shops. Duties include sales, inventory control/retail computer system coordination, and sales support/supervision. Knowledge of Native American arts and crafts is preferred. Requisites: three years retail experience, computer experience, and weekend availability.

Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to MNA/HR, 3101 N. Ft. Valley Rd., Flagstaff, AZ 86001 or fax to (928) 774-1229. Open until filled. EEO employer. Full job description at


*New Listing* Sunnyslope "Live-In" Manager - Helping Hands Housing Services

Helping Hands Housing Services is a nonprofit organization that owns apartment communities and is in need of a "live-in" Manager at our community in Sunnyslope (north central Phoenix ).  Our organization  serves very low-income families with affordable rent as well as free program services. 

Qualifications for this position include the following:

  • Heart and desire to serve others.
  • 5+ years of apartment management experience.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.
  • Excellent "people" skills.
  • Excellent administrative skills.
Compensation includes a competitive salary as well as full medical and dental coverage.  To be considered, please submit your resume, including references, either by fax to (602) 381-7706 or by email to

*New Listing* I-Learn Program Directors - Southwest Regional & Scottsdale South YMCAs

Southwest Regional & Scottsdale South YMCAs are currently seeking a candidate with teaching experience to instruct and assist teen and young adult dropout students participating in the YMCA i-Learn program. Students will be taking classes via a computer-based system and will need assistance answering general study questions and resolving minor technical issues that may arise. Ideal candidate will have 2 years of classroom experience, be Arizona Secondary Certified in English, Social Studies, Math or Science, and be a self-motivated problem-solver.

Duties include facilitating online high school courses, conducting new student interviews, scheduling students and supervising students in a lab environment, working with students one-on-one with high-school level curriculum, tracking student attendance and progress, following up with parents and counselors, as well as other task as assigned. A DPS fingerprint clearance card and a valid driver's license are required.  Please note this is a 12-month position. Hiring range: $25,837--$32,296.    

Closing date: May 16, 2005


*New Listing* Executive/Development Director - Opening Minds Through The Arts

Opening Minds Through The Arts is currently seeking an executive/development direction to work 25-30 hours per week. Degree and 3-5 years experience (preferably with arts organization) in fundraising required. Salary commensurate with skills/experience. 

Call (520) 225-4900 or send letter of interest and resume to Dr. Joan Ashcraft, 2025 E. Winsett, Tucson, AZ 85719.

Closing date: May 13, 2005


*New Listing* Volunteer Coordinator - West Valley Child Crisis Center

The Volunteer Coordinator position entails developing and managing community volunteer opportunities which serve the Center's mission and which enhance and compliment staff and organizational functions. Provides information regarding volunteer issues and maintains compliance with all local, state and federal laws.

Skills/Requirements: Bachelor's degree and three years experience in a nonprofit fund raising environment.  Organizational, multi-tasking, managerial, communications, and public relations skills a must. DPS fingerprinting and drug screening required.

Work Activities:

  • Develops Volunteer Program goals and objectives.
  • Provides needs assessments on Campus and responds to requests for volunteers.
  • Recruits, interviews, screens, assigns, schedules, evaluates, and recognizes volunteers.
  • Develops volunteer leadership and provides full-time and part-time opportunities for volunteers to coordinate other volunteers.
  • Creates volunteer marketing materials, including a quarterly newsletter and information
  • Manages broadcast emails for volunteers and monthly PR for volunteers.
  • Manages orientations and trainings (including PowerPoint presentation).
  • Develops and provides written volunteer job descriptions.
  • Maintains file for each volunteer to include application, reference, records check/ fingerprinting information, time sheets, notes of appreciation and feedback.
  • Meets the special scheduling and organizational needs of group/episodic volunteers.
  • Creates opportunities for retention and recognition of volunteers through monthly luncheons and annual dinner.
  • Maintains a skills bank of volunteers available to be called as needed for pickups, hauling, small repairs, and other services.
  • Manages a Volunteer Database on software provided by WVCCC.  Provide weekly reports at staff meetings and syncs up monthly with Matchmaker.
  • Submits an annual budget to the Director of Development to cover recruitment and recognition costs and submits fund requests as needed.
  • Submits quarterly report reflecting volunteer hours and impact of volunteer services.
  • Tracks current local, state and federal laws applicable to volunteer services.
  • Participates in professional development opportunities and collaborative efforts with other volunteers.
  • Manages Wish List.
  • Assist in developing Speaker's Bureau and promotional materials.
  • Recruit and manage ASU West intern.
  • Performs other related tasks as directed by the Director of Development.

For immediate consideration, please email your resume and salary history to the Director of Human Resources at or fax to:  623-355-3556.  EOE


*New Listing* Certified Counselor - Northland Family Help Center (H.A.L.O. House Shelters)

H.A.L.O. House is currently seeking applicants for its Certified Counselor position. The Certified Counselor is responsible for delivery of direct service by providing therapeutic counseling and clinical services to clients seeking help regarding family violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. This position is also responsible for being "On-Call" to our H.A.L.O. House shelters on a rotation basis with other staff members. During this "On-Call " duty period, this position will be responsible for approving unusual admissions and assisting staff with client-care crisis situations.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual, family, and group counseling to survivors of physical, emotional, sexual abuse
  • Provide services to female and male adults and children
  • Provide crisis intervention in person or by telephone
  • Provide information and referral regarding agency services and community resources
  • Provide assessment for access to agency services
  • Conduct intake interviews
  • Write treatment plans, progress notes, discharge summaries, and other chart entries as required by agency policies and procedures, licensing agencies, funding sources, and ethical standards
  • Provide all services in compliance with agency policies, federal and state laws, professional ethical standards and Behavioral Health Licensure Regulations
  • Consistently demonstrate an appropriate role model for clients and staff that embody the NFHC Mission and Philosophy, Values and includes empowerment and respect for all staff and clients
  • Adhere to agency requirements of confidentiality, professional conduct, personnel, financial and clinical policies, supervision, training, and job qualifications
  • Participate in program development and proposal writing
  • Follow guidelines for accurate data collection and reporting as required by agency and funding sources
  • Prepare reports as required
  • Attend and participate in individual supervision with Clinical Director as requested and/or required
  • Conduct and/or participate in weekly Staff Meetings
  • Attend and/or participate in any other meeting(s) as requested and/or required
  • Other duties as may be assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to read and analyze professional journals and periodicals
  • Ability to write charts and professional documents in clear and concise manner
  • Ability to demonstrate clinical skills of empathy, joining, observation and assessment
  • Knowledge of counseling theory and practice
  • Ability to diagnose and develop treatment plan
  • Demonstrated knowledge of legal and ethical issues relevant to counseling
  • Ability to model positive attitude, and healthy interpersonal boundaries with clients and staff
  • Demonstrate assertive, respectful and effective conflict resolution skills with staff and clients
  • Ability and willingness to provide First Aid and/or CPR to clients and/or staff members if necessary
  • Working knowledge of computer skills such as word processing and e-mail


  • Master's degree (MA, MS, Med) in Counseling, Psychology, Sociology, or Social Work
  • Two years experience in individual, family, and/or group counseling
  • Ability to obtain Arizona certification as a Professional Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, or Licensed Independent Social Worker within one year of hire date
  • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by human resources
  • Current Arizona certification as a Professional Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, or Licensed Independent Social Worker
  • Professional experience in treating our target population of those dealing with domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.

This is a full-time position that is exempt and eligible for benefits. Annual salary: $30,000 to $35,000 DOE. To apply, contact Northland Family Help Center, 320 N. Leroux St., Suite C, Flagstaff, AZ 8600, call 928-774-4503, or visit


Director of Budget and Tax Policy - Children's Action Alliance (CAA)

Children's Action Alliance (CAA) is a non-profit, non-partisan research and advocacy organization dedicated to promoting the well-being of all of Arizona's children and families.  The Director of Budget and Tax Policy will provide leadership on state budget and tax issues, conducting research and communications on the connection between fiscal policies and the well-being of children.  This is a full-time position in Phoenix.

  • Conduct research and analysis on fiscal policy and its impact on Arizona families;
  • Synthesize research and analysis in fact sheets, briefing papers, charts, and other data products;
  • Identify, develop and implement strategic action steps to improve federal and state fiscal policies for children and families;
  • Build and maintain collegial relationship with state officials, community partners and others;
  • Lobby state legislators for stronger fiscal policies through emails, letters, meetings, and testimony at committee hearings;
  • Build, maintain, and participate in action-oriented coalitions;
  • Monitor and analyze relevant legislation;
  • Work with state agencies to strengthen policies affecting children and families;
  • Fulfill grant requirements, including preparing progress reports;
  • Network with national colleagues and stay current on trends and issues in fiscal policies around the country.
  • Graduate degree and at least two years of relevant experience;
  • Excellent mathematical skills, including use of Excel;
  • Excellent research and analytic skills;
  • Ability to synthesize complex information into concise and compelling charts and fact sheets;
  • Knowledge of budget and tax policy;
  • Strong interpersonal, statistical, and verbal communication skills;
  • Strategic leadership skills.

Salary determined based on experience and qualifications. Position will remain open until filled. Send resume and salary requirements to: Children's Action Alliance, 4001 North 3rd Street, Suite 160, Phoenix, AZ 85012. FAX (602) 263-8792 or direct email to Dana Naimark at


*Multiple Positions* The Community Food Bank (Tucson)

Faith Community Coordinator
Function: Under the direction of the Community Food Security Center Director, this position is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with faith communities to increase community support for the Food Bank in volunteerism, food drives, financial donations, and food security issues by increasing community knowledge of food as a social justice issue.

For a complete job description please visit: The Community Food Bank is a drug and smoke free work environment. To apply, submit a letter of interest and resume to Ernie Chacon, HR Administrator, no later than the closing date of Friday, April 22, 2005. Mail to: Community Food Bank PO Box 26727, Tucson, AZ 85726-6727

Full Charge Bookkeeper

Under the general direction of the Finance Director, this position is responsible for Accounting functions including reconciling monthly inventory, contract billing, grant financial statements and tenant lease accounting. Candidates must be accurate and detail oriented as well as experienced in all aspects of bookkeeping.

To view the full job description please visit:
The Community Food Bank is a drug and smoke free work environment.

To apply, submit a letter of interest including salary history, and a resume, to Ernie Chacon, HR Administrator at Community Food Bank PO Box 26727, Tucson, AZ 85726-6727. This position is open until filled.


Executive Director: Foundation - Universal Technical Institute (UTI)

UTI is looking for a talented, self-starter to provide leadership and direction to UTI's non-profit organizations. The Executive Director - Foundation will foster and maintain relationships with existing sponsorships and contributors; determine the needs of existing members and create value propositions for new donors and sponsors. Promote relationships with groups of Alumni to initiate new Alumni Chapters and become a prominent public spokesperson and advocate of teen safe driving. Administer and guide the financial and economic operation of the Foundation and participate in Board of Directors' meetings. Assist in the recruitment, training and motivation of Advisory/Board members; recommend, develop and facilitate use of web applications to ensure continued growth, and opportunities for expansion.

  • 10 years of executive experience, including a successful track record as the CEO of a start-up organization
  • Bachelor's Degree in Management or related field; MBA preferred
  • Experience serving on a Board of Directors and thorough understanding of financial statements
  • Excellent interpersonal verbal and written communication skills, including robust experience with public speaking and media interaction
  • Proven ability at soliciting corporate sponsorship and "C" level selling
Significant travel required. We offer a competitive salary. An excellent benefits package is available after 30 days of employment. Please forward resume with salary requirements, indicating Job #05-400, to careers@uticorp.comUTI supports diversity in the workplace. Drug test required. EOE.


Communications Facilitator - PETsMART Charities

We currently have an opening for a Communications Facilitator located at our corporate office in Northwest Phoenix. The Communications Facilitator will be responsible for the development and production of PETsMART Charities marketing communication collateral and messaging.

  • Support communications initiatives from both the Charitable Giving and Development areas of PETsMART Charities
  • Research, plan and coordinate information to help increase awareness of PETsMART Charities programs, achievements, or point of view among various target audiences
  • Assist in creating and implementing communication plan to support PETsMART Charities and initiatives
  • Provide internal and external communication support to every area of PETsMART Charities demonstrating a team attitude while helping to further the mission
  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in Marketing Communications, Business, or related field; or
  • Two or more years related experience and/or training; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • PETsMART Charities, an independent 501(c)3 organization, has donated more than $35 million to animal welfare programs and, through its in-store adoption programs, has saved the lives of more than 2 million pets.

For more information or to apply online, please visit us at


Assistant Development Director - Gateway Community College

Assists in the operation, direction, and implementation of the resource development (fundraising) program to raise funds from private sources for the college. Develops and administers all activities to support fundraising programs for annual, corporate and foundation, major gifts and planned giving. Develops and supervises volunteer development and management program. Maintains liaison with Foundation board members and donors. Develops and directs individualized Donor Stewardship Program to acknowledge, recognize, and provide accountability for expenditure of gifts to high level donors.

The ideal candidate will have experience communicating with a diverse group of persons in corporations, private foundations, associations, and organizations, experience executing complex and multiple tasks efficiently, and the ability to maintain a high degree of discretion and confidentiality in activities with volunteers and board members.

Desired Qualifications
Any combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities (e.g., a college degree and responsible experience in fundraising or gift management). Effective oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of principles of fundraising, volunteer development and management, financial operation and accounting for nonprofit organizations, gift management and donor relations, and financial aid/scholarship award policies and procedures. Position may require evening or weekend hours.

More information is available at:


Development Director - United States Tennis Association (Southwest Section)

The Development Director is responsible for fundraising and sponsorship cultivation for the section. The Development Director shall seek monies from individuals, public and private foundations, government agencies, and corporations. This shall include developing and securing sponsorships, grants, and other forms of revenue and products to benefit tennis programs and events within the Southwest Section.

The Development Director will work with the Executive Director in the crafting and budgeting of the annual Development Plan. The Development Director must implement the strategies of the Plan and work closely with fellow staff and the Executive Committee. Contact Information: email: Phone: (602) 956-6855, Fax (602) 956-0527, Web: Mail: Crystal Witter, IT, Accounting and Administration Mgr., USTA Southwest Section, 2720 E Thomas Rd, Ste B170, Phoenix, AZ 85016


Development Director – Communities In Schools of Arizona

Communities In Schools of Arizona is currently searching for a skilled, dynamic, team-oriented individual to serve as Development Director responsible for the resource development functions of the organization. General duties include management of the organization's grant writing activities, special events, annual giving campaign and community relations efforts integrated with those tasks.

Ideal candidates will have a minimum Bachelor's Degree and relevant experience in fundraising, special events and grant writing. A strong network in the education and/or business community preferred. A high level of communication skills, schedule flexibility and the ability to handle multiple tasks required.

We offer a competitive salary, full benefits, great team and fun work environment. Email cover letter indicating experience and interest, resume and salary history to or fax to 602-252-5314. Please note Director of Development Position in the subject line.


Education Specialist - Literacy Volunteers of Coconino County

Under the guidance of the Program Manager, the Education Specialist oversees all educational activities associated with the organization's volunteer tutoring program and teen reading development. This includes intake and support services for both volunteers and learners.

Examples of Duties:

  • Conducts summer remedial reading program for native English speaking teens Monday - Thursday, June 6 - August 12 (2 hours daily)
  • Conducts classes 1-2 weeknights and occasional weekends
  • Organizes and conducts New Tutor Orientation and New Tutor Training several times a year
  • Conducts or arranges intake interviews for learners
  • Matches and/or rematches trained tutors to learners jointly with Program Manager
  • Performs or oversees assessment of learner progress at 40 hour intervals
  • Conducts Drop-in classes and manages schedule by utilizing volunteers whenever possible
  • Conducts or oversees in-service workshops once a month
  • Organizes, recruits and conducts citizenship and drop-in conversation classes
  • Oversees library catalog and ordering of new materials
  • Other duties as assigned
The Education Specialist should be an outgoing, friendly person with excellent educational and organizational skills. S/he should be able to recruit, motivate and educate volunteers and learners and must be able to communicate effectively in Spanish and English. This person must be able to keep accurate records and assist the Program Manager in tutor training and other literacy classes until able to do these things on own. The Education Specialist should have a Bachelor's Degree or above in a field associated with literacy or education. Desirable experience/skills/ knowledge may include Special Education, Adult Education, Reading, ESOL Training, familiarity with diverse cultural and socioeconomic groups.

This 15-hour per week position is grant-funded through December 31, 2005; start date: May 1, 2005. It is hoped that funding will continue past December and hours will increase. The position pays $15 per hour. Call Ann Beck @ 556-0313 or email for more information.


Boot Camp for New Dads Facilitator – Coconino County Health Department

The Coconino County Health Department is looking for a facilitator for a monthly class to support expectant fathers in Flagstaff.

The ideal candidate will be a local dad with experience caring for a newborn, working with groups, and strong communication skills. The curriculum is based on the national Boot Camp for New Dads program - an interactive format that brings together experienced dads and their babies with expecting dads to help teach the ropes of early fatherhood. Classes are held once a month, in Flagstaff, on Saturdays from 3:00 - 4:30 pm.

Compensation is $80 per class based on Contract. This job will last through 2005. It will continue into 2006 based on funding. For more information, please contact Rachel at the Coconino County Department of Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Program at (928) 522-7816


*Multiple Positions* – Phoenix Symphony

The Phoenix Symphony is searching for 2 people to fill positions in its Information Systems Department. The Phoenix Symphony is Arizona's largest nonprofit performing arts organization with a budget of over $9 million. The Phoenix Symphony recently upgraded to state-of-the-art hardware and software.

Information Systems Manager

Responsible for managing all of the information systems and network assets for The Phoenix Symphony. This position includes maintaining the current network. It also includes planning for future needs.

Requirements: 5 or more years of progressive experience managing medium to large MS Windows Server environments; SQL scripting; expert knowledge of MS Office applications; experience providing user support on technical issues; strong communication skills.

Patron Services Systems Coordinator

Responsible for supporting the ticketing and fundraising software. This includes working with multiple departments to coordinate and enhance utilization of the recently installed application. This position will also work with outside support staff and consultants to resolve systems issues. The PSS Coordinator will also train Symphony staff on the application and write custom reports.

Requirements: 3 years of experience in box office or fundraising; related experience in information systems can substitute for the previous requirement; ability to manage multiple projects and priorities; excellent written and oral communication; some knowledge of MS Windows and Office; and experience with workflow reengineering. Experience with an information systems reporting tool such as Infomaker is highly desirable.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: Mark Hoover, Director of Finance & Administration, The Phoenix Symphony, 455 North 3rd Street #390, Phoenix, AZ 85004, or by e-mail:, or fax: (602) 253-1772 (no phone calls, please). Additional information at:


*Multiple Positions* Northern Arizona Regional Behavioral Health Authority

Adult Project Coordinator
(2 Positions – SMI; Substance Abuse)

Requirements: - Master's Degree in Behavioral Health - Licensed in AZ at independent level or eligible w/in 6 months - Min. 5 years clinical experience working w/ the Seriously Mentally Ill and/or Substance Abusers - Skills in clinical program development, technical writing, & issue resolution - Proficient with Computer Software Applications No direct client contact. Implement & monitor new & existing regional programs for behavioral health services for substance abuse & SMI populations throughout the Northern AZ region. Need strong people & problem solving skills, be diplomatic, tactful, creative and ethical w/ excellent time/project mgmt skills. Some travel required. Program administration experience and familiarity w/AZ RBHA system preferred.

Children's Program Integration Analyst

Grant funded position responsible for design, implementation, monitoring, & management of children's program measures. Bachelors required, Masters preferred. Expert level with Access and Excel; experience with research project design & knowledge of children's behavioral health care. Salary doe $35-45K

Full Time Receptionist

Requirements: - Professional attitude, ability to maintain confidentiality. - Strong verbal and written communication skills. - Knowledge of MS Office Systems and E-mail systems. - Knowledge of various office machines and general office procedures. - HS Diploma/GED. Responsibilities: - Answer multi-line phone system. - Data entry. - Customer service. - Related clerical functions.

For a full listing of our open positions please visit Please send resumes to: Northern Arizona Regional Behavioral Health Authority, 1300 S. Yale St., Flagstaff, AZ, 86001 Phone (928) 774-7128; Fax (928) 774-5665;


Administrative Assistant - Arts & Business Council of Greater Phoenix

A&BC is seeking a Part-Time Administrative Assistant to perform support tasks associated with maintaining a contact database, filing, track projects, track volunteer hours, answering multi-line phone, maintaining office supplies inventory, assist with registrations, responses, and reports associated with the Education Program Workshops, assist with special events, assist with mailings, and perform general office support duties. Candidates must be experienced, well organized, have a professional demeanor, able to work well with volunteers, staff and service recipients, demonstrate good writing skills and ability to compose and format business letters, mail merge, knowledge of MS Office software products and principals of database management. Hours are flexible.

Interested parties should e-mail resume to or call 602-495-0187.


Teacher Certification Screener - Arizona Dept. of Education, Flagstaff Field Office

The successful candidate must have demonstrated clerical abilities $10.00 per hour. 40 hours per week. Long-term temporary position. No benefits. Potential for a permanent position.

Contact Jan Pentez
Arizona Dept. of Education
(602) 364-2300


Community Services Coordinator/Americorps*VISTA Volunteer - National Farm Workers Service Center

Work with low-income resident families at two affordable housing properties in the Phoenix area to assist them in improving their quality of life. Assist in the development of an on-site Community Services Program at a 264-unit multifamily apartment community in northwest Phoenix. Develop and staff a Technology Access and Education Program at an 80-unit affordable housing site in El Mirage, Arizona.

A 12-month full-time commitment is required. Americorps*VISTA volunteers receive a monthly living allowance, health and life insurance benefits & childcare benefits if needed. With successful completion of service they are eligible for a cash payment of $1200 stipend or a $4,750 education stipend.

For more information, contact Gloria Munoz at (602) 278-1202 or Accepting applications NOW for a position beginning July 18, 2005. Deadline for applications is June 8, 2005.


Employment Development Specialist - Salvation Army South Mountain

Under general supervision, the Employment Development Specialist will provide clients with individual career counseling, small group education in a workshop series, and vocational guidance services. S/he will collect, analyze, and organize education and career information through research and outreach activities. S/he will assist clients to understand and overcome barriers to self-sufficiency through life skills training and case management services. Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Evaluating clients using interviews, counseling sessions, aptitude and achievement tests, and other tools as needed.
  • Assisting clients to understand their abilities, skills, interests, and personality characteristics in order to develop realistic academic and career options.
  • Compiling and studying occupational, educational, and economic information to help clients in making and carrying out vocational and educational goals.
  • Assisting clients with career development by providing them with job leads, creating resumes, and improving interview techniques.
  • Assisting clients to access appropriate community resources and advocate on their behalf as needed.
  • Maintaining case files and documentation required for program evaluation.

Minimum Job Requirements: Bachelors Degree with 1-3 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. This job is part-time. Please fax/email resume to Diane Daily at (480) 491-0197 or


Special Event Coordinator – Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, a non-profit healthcare foundation seeks a Special Event Coordinator. This position will be responsible for the silent & live auction, volunteers, event logistics and print materials for a $1m+ black tie event. Requirements include extensive experience working with major donors, volunteers and multiple events. We are seeking a positive, high energy and self-directed professional with strong communication, event planning, creative writing, graphic design and advanced computer skills. Grant writing skills a plus. Some travel required.

Please send cover letter, creative writing sample, and resume to:
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Desert Southwest Chapter, 4343 E. Camelback Rd. #450, Phoenix, AZ 85018, Fax (602) 224-1801 or e-mail


Behavioral Health Counselor – Child Crisis Center

Child Crisis Center East Valley, a nonprofit, nondiscriminatory, nonsectarian agency dedicated to the prevention of child abuse, is currently seeking a qualified candidate to fill the role of Behavioral Health Counselor for children 13 years of age and younger.

Responsibilities include:

  • Carrying and maintaining a clinical caseload including appropriate and complete documentation
  • Assisting with crisis and post-crisis case management including initiating modifications to case plan
  • Developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with clients, family members and support systems
  • Screening, assessment and development of a treatment/service plans that best meets the needs of the client and family
  • Coordinating consumer evaluation, re-assessment and treatment planning updates, and diagnostic process according to agency policy and all accreditation and regulatory agency requirements
  • Facilitating and coordinating discharge planning transition and follow up
  • Monitoring and reporting on treatment in order to maximize the therapeutic process
  • Intervening in the natural setting during times of transition and crisis to lend stability, assess, and provide additional support. Settings include homes, schools, group homes, treatment programs, day care and after school programs
  • Assisting with clinical supervision of case loads

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work or related behavioral area as well as two years experience in child and family therapy
  • Certification from Arizona Behavioral Health Examiners
  • Proficiency with Windows
  • Value Options and Next Gen experience a plus

The salary range is up to the mid/upper thirties depending on candidate's relevant work history and educational background. Interested parties may apply by sending or faxing a resume to: Child Crisis Center, East Valley, Inc. Attention: Human Resources, P.O. Box 4114, Mesa, Arizona 85211. Fax (480) 969-9277. Please call our job hotline at (480) 969-2308 ex. 273.


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