Improving the quality of life in communities by providing knowledge and tools that enhance nonprofit effectiveness
Jan Masaoka to Speak at the 13th Annual Nonprofit Conference
*New Dates* December 8-9, 2005
The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management is pleased to announce that Jan Masaoka will present a keynote address at the 13th Annual Nonprofit Conference - "Building Board - Strengthening Communities".
Jan Masaoka is executive director of CompassPoint Nonprofit Services in California, one of the nation's leading management consulting and training firms for nonprofits. Ms. Masaoka's work as a nonprofit leader, consultant and author, have earned her national acclaim. For the last six years she has been named by The NonProfit Times as one of the "50 Most Influential People" in the nonprofit sector and was named NonProfit Times Executive of the Year for 2002.
Nonprofit Day has evolved into a premier two-day conference event filled with many exciting and new opportunities for learning, networking and dialogue. Designed to equip nonprofit leaders with the best knowledge and tools available to address emerging challenges and opportunities in the nonprofit sector, the Annual Nonprofit Conference is developed with nonprofit staff and volunteers in mind.
Registration begins on September 1st - for more information visit our website at
Now Available! - Nonprofit Management Institute 2005-2006 Schedule
The 2005-2006 schedule of classes for the Nonprofit Management Institute is now available at our website with registration beginning immediately. The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management offers a full spectrum of professional development programs through the Nonprofit Management Institute (NMI). NMI offers an array of workshops and courses that provide the necessary skills and knowledge needed to succeed in today's fast-paced and competitive nonprofit environment. Programs include: Continuing Education Courses, a Professional Certificate in Nonprofit Management, the Enrichment Series, Topical Workshops and Conferences.
For more information visit the Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management website at http://nmi.asu.edu or e-mail us at email@example.com. You may also attend a free information session to learn more about the nonprofit professional development opportunities available at ASU – a complete schedule can also be found at http://nmi.asu.edu.
Arizona Foundation for the Eye Announces Grant Awards
The Arizona Foundation for the Eye (AFE) announces recent grant awards in the amount of $157,800. The AFE Funding PARTNERS IN SIGHT include the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust, Arizona Community Foundation, Arizona Department of Health Services - Diabetes Prevention and Control Program, Iasis Health Care, St. Luke's Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, the Erma Bombeck Trust, University of Arizona, Arizona Telemedicine Program and Wells Fargo Bank.
The grant money will be used to help save the sight of underserved and underinsured Arizonans with diabetes. Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults under age 55.AFE has the largest and most comprehensive vision screening prevention program in Arizona ; the Arizona Telemedicine Ophthalmic Program (ATOP). Currently, ATOP operates sites at Mountain Park Health Center, Phoenix, Arizona and Mariposa Health Center, Nogales, Arizona. A third site will open in November 2005 in conjunction with National Diabetes Awareness Month. This site will be located at St. Luke's Medical Center in Phoenix. Since the inaugural launch of ATOP in 2002 over 3,000 patients with diabetes have been screened. David A. Howell, Chair, announced today, the appointment of James P. Mc Daniel, Esq. and Korey Sims to the Board of Governors Arizona Foundation for the Eye.
“Nonprofit Boards at Work” Photo Project
The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management is pleased to announce the “Nonprofit Boards at Work Photo Project”. The purpose of this project is to showcase the valuable service of nonprofit board members throughout the state as they conduct their work in a variety of settings, from the board room to the community. The Center invites nonprofit organizations to submit digital photos of their board members for possible inclusion in the project. Selected photos will be featured in a photo montage on our website and at the 13th Annual Nonprofit Conference. In addition, a small number of photos will be featured in promotional materials leading up to and following the event, and in the promotion of other board development programs of the Center in the future. Photos will be selected based on the quality of the image and the degree to which the photo portrays nonprofit board members in their varied and important community roles.
For more information, please visit http://www.asu.edu/copp/nonprofit/conf/con_npday_info.htm or contact Madia Logan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 480-965-5288.
Ad 2 Phoenix Seeks Nonprofit Client
Ad 2 Phoenix is conducting its annual search for the recipient of a free advertising, marketing,
and public relations campaign. Ad 2 Phoenix will assist a non-profit organization in developing and executing
a strategic campaign that corresponds with the client's internal goals and objectives.
20 Top Consultants Offer Services to Valley Nonprofits
Over 20 top corporate consultants are eager to offer their expertise to non-profits in Maricopa
County, thanks to an innovative program from the Volunteer Center. The Volunteer Center's newest program,
Executive Service Corps of Maricopa (ESCOM)enables non-profit agencies in the Valley to meet their
consultancy needs with this diverse talent pool at extremely subsidized rates. Consultancies are
available in the following areas: Financial Management, Community Relations & Communications,
Strategic Planning, Human Resource Management and Board Development.
Opportunity to Benefit from ASU Graduate
Student Assistance in Program Evaluation
Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits Achieves Recognition as a Statewide Nonprofit Association
The Board of Directors of the National Council of Nonprofit Associations (NCNA) has approved the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits for membership as an association of nonprofits for the state of Arizona. The Alliance has also been approved for tax-exempt status and formal membership in the NCNA.
The Alliance joins a network of 37 established and 15 emerging state and regional associations of nonprofits serving more than 22,000 small and mid-sized nonprofit organization members. This action will enable the Alliance to have a voice in national policy-making, access special expertise and tools to better serve nonprofits in Arizona, share information with other nonprofit leaders from across the nation, and pass along cost-savings opportunities to its members.
For more information on this recent appointment, click here.
Host Organizations Needed for Graduate Students Projects
The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management is seeking 3-5 organizations to host a team of nonprofit graduate students. The students will conduct research to define roles and responsibilities for 1-2 jobs in your organization. This project can help to align and define key functions for critical jobs in your nonprofit organizations.
For more information on this opportunity, please visit http://www.public.asu.edu/~willasu/ProjectHostInformation.htm or e-mail Dr. Will Brown at email@example.com.
Register Now for Graduate Courses in Nonprofit Leadership
Classes begin August 22, 2005 and meet weekly through December 12, 2005. For more information about the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management, please visit our website at: www.asu.edu/copp/nonprofit/edu/edu_grad.htm, call 480-965-0607 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Foundation Announces Matching Gifts Program for Maricopa County
The newly formed Daron and Ron Barness Family Foundation of
Scottsdale is announcing its first matching gifts program that will be open to the nonprofit community in Maricopa County.
The mission of the Foundation is philanthropy through meaningful partnerships with donors and various community organizations.
Its focus is to help the community achieve its charitable goals and increase its current and future support for vibrant and
successful charitable organizations in Arizona and around the world. The Foundation's program will consist of ten separate
programmatic grants of $10,000 each year. An agency that is interested in a grant must be approved by the Foundation and
then raise $10,000 in new dollars for that program before receiving the funding. Deadline: Sept. 1.
*Various Grant Announcements and Opportunities*
New Community Service Initiative from Verizon Foundation
The Verizon Foundation launched an online initiative designed to help nonprofit organizations operate more efficiently. The online center provides free access to a national database of technology resources that include an online library, research papers, articles and specialists who can assist nonprofits in running their business operations more efficiently. For more information, please visit http://foundation.verizon.com/resourcecenter.
Barnes & Noble Funds Nonprofit Youth Programs - Rolling Deadline
Barnes & Noble funds nonprofit youth programs that promote literacy, the arts or K-12 education. They also seek planned sponsorship opportunities where they can partner with organizations that focus on higher learning, literacy and the arts. The grant range varies, and there are no deadlines. http://www.barnesandnobleinc.com/our_company/sponsorship/Sponsorship_main.html
Dollar General Community Grants Program Seeks Grant Applicants
Dollar General's community grants program provides support for nonprofit organizations committed to the advancement of youth literacy initiatives. We believe this focus area is one of the primary keys to drop out prevention and addresses some of the greatest challenges students face in our 30 state market areas. Multiple Deadlines. For more information, please visit http://www.dollargeneral.com/community/communityinvestments.aspx.
Adidas America Corporate Giving Program Makes Contributions to Nonprofits Focused on Youth
The Adidas America Corporate Giving Program makes charitable contributions to nonprofit organizations involved with delinquency, child abuse prevention, disabilities, economically disadvantaged, family services, human services, youth crime or violence prevention and youth services. An application form is not required; send the proposal to Nonprofit Review Committee, P.O. Box 4015, Beaverton, OR 97076; 503-972-2300 ext. 4032. The deadline is two months prior to the date needed.
PAYBACK Fund Provides Grants to Nonprofit Youth Organizations
The PAYBACK Fund provides grants of up to $750 to nonprofit youth organizations and school groups to assist with service projects that benefit the Phoenix community. The grant was developed by youth a result of the 1998 Youth Town Hall. Applications are reviewed by a committee made up of youth and community leaders. November 19, January 21, March 18 and May 20. For more information, please visit http://www.ci.phoenix.az.us/GRANTS/youth.html#B.
The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation
The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation has announced
that 2005 grant applications are now being accepted. The Diamondbacks Foundation gives funding priority to nonprofit
groups that focus in three specific areas of need: youth education and development, homeless/low-income housing, and
health care for the indigent. Funding is awarded through program grants, which are normally $5,000 or less, and the
Grand Slam Award, with funding ranging between $100,000 and $300,000.
Grant Opportunities Available for Youth and Social Entrepreneurs
The Draper Richards Foundation is
seeking social entrepreneurs for its fellowship program. The nonprofits of these social entrepreneurs will
receive $100,000 annually for three years. See
Yavapai County Community Foundation Seeks Philanthropy Awards Nominations
The Yavapai Community Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2005 "Joy of Giving" philanthropy awards from organizations that have benefited from an individual, business, community benefactor, or youth. Efforts can include financial help, as well as time, energy, and talent. Recipients will be honored at a gala event on Friday, November 4, 2005 in Prescott, and a grant of $1,000 will be made in the recipient's name to the Yavapai County nonprofit organization of his or her choice. Nominations, not to exceed 200 words, must be postmarked before 5 PM on September 3, 2005 to the Yavapai County Community Foundation, P.O. Box 3894, Prescott, AZ 86302 or by e-mail to email@example.com.
To request complete details and a nomination form, contact Kristi Edwards, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 928-708-9632.
AFP Membership Scholarships Open for 2005
The Greater Arizona Chapter of the Association of Fundraising
Professionals is now accepting applications for Diversity Membership
Scholarships and Introductory Membership Scholarships from
individuals employed in the fundraising profession in Maricopa
County. Qualified applicants must have either never been an AFP
member, or not have been an AFP member in the last five years.
For more information, contact Nikki Fisher, AFP Scholarship Chair, by phone at 602-354-3682 or by e-mail at email@example.com, or visit the Chapter website at http://www.afpaz.org. And hurry, scholarships are awarded on a first come, first served basis to qualified applicants!
Hunger 101 – Make A Difference
Grants Research on the Internet: What
Works, What Doesn't Work, and What Makes the Difference – Just
With its vast scope and lightning speed, the Internet's the best thing that ever happened to grantseekers -- right? Well, yes. . . and no. In this hands-on, interactive Internet lab session, we'll cut through the many misperceptions about grants research on the Web, and zero in on the sites, services and strategies to help you connect quickly with the right private and public grants resources for your program. You'll learn what to consider when designing your search criteria. You'll learn how to use standard search language to get the results you want. And you'll learn which online resources are best for researching federal, state, and private grant opportunities. Strictly limited to the first 25 PAID registrations per session.
Date & Time: Aug. 17 - your
choice of AM (9-12 Noon) or PM (1-4 PM)
2nd Annual Membership Meeting - Nonprofit Resource Center of Northern Arizona
Exciting information for everyone interested in the growth of the nonprofit sector of Northern Arizona. Find out about the newly formed Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits. Get an update on NPRC's accomplishments and current programs.
Date and Time: Thursday, August 18, 2005 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Please RSVP by clicking this link:
Women in Business Featuring Pat Tankersley - Prescott Chamber of Commerce
Pat Tankersley, Executive Director of Cardinals Charities, will be the featured speaker
at the Prescott Chamber of Commerce's "Women in Business" luncheon on Thursday, August 18 from
12-1:30 p.m. at the Hassayampa Inn in Prescott. Pat will talk about the community efforts supported by
Cardinals Charities and will share her insights about working for a professional football team.
Nonprofit Governance: Fiduciary Responsibility & Prudent Investment Policies
Today, nonprofit organizations and their board members are increasingly interested in
understanding their fiduciary responsibility and liability and the processes they should implement to
properly fulfill their duties. This workshop provides detailed information on how board members,
officers and organizations can implement prudent investment policies to potentially limit liability
and increase returns and donations.
"Becoming a 501(c)3 Nonprofit. Or Not?" - Pro Neighborhoods
This workshop will help groups understand the meaning behind 501(c)3 nonprofit status, the benefits and
drawbacks of becoming a 501(c)3, and alternatives such as fiscal sponsorship. Participants will get an overview of the
paperwork and process involved in obtaining nonprofit status and hear from community groups who have had experience in
the process. Led by Luis Ochoa, Lawyer and Partner of Quarles and Brady.
For reservations, call 520-882-5885 or visit http://www.proneighborhoods.org/workshops.html.
Care for Caregivers Workshop - Foundation for Senior Living
This interactive workshop will provide practical advice and helpful resources for adult children, spouses, neighbors and anyone else who is involved in the care of an aging or disabled loved one. Presenters will address the psychological and physiological aspects of the "caregiver" role, and provide guidance for individuals who are new to this situation. A resource and Q&A session will follow the presentations. Attendees will leave the workshop with a better understanding of what it means to be a "caregiver" and how to cope with this role, a checklist of resources and programs, and answers to questions that accompany this stage of life, such as:
This workshop, presented by the Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) and St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, is the first in a series of consumer health programs sponsored by St. Joseph's and the City of Phoenix Public Libraries. FSL is one of the largest, private nonprofit organizations in Arizona, offering the most personalized and caring services for seniors, adults with disabilities, and their families.
Guest Speakers include:
Guy Mikkelsen, CEO, Foundation for Senior Living
Both days of the workshop will be held at the Burton Barr Library - Pulliam Auditorium, 1221 N.
Central Avenue in Phoenix. This workshop is FREE and open to the public.
Professional Development Opportunities
for Nonprofit Leaders -
Interested in advancing your career? The ASU Center for Nonprofit
Leadership and Management offers a full spectrum of professional
development programs through the Nonprofit Management Institute
(NMI). NMI offers an array of workshops and courses that provide the
necessary skills and knowledge needed to succeed in today's
fast-paced and competitive nonprofit environment.
You are invited to attend a free orientation to learn more about the professional development programs offered through NMI by the ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management. Each Brown Bag session will take place at the ASU Downtown Center, 502 East Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004. For more information or to RSVP, please contact us at 480-965-1867 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"From Fundraising to Development: Getting out of the Fundraising Rut and
implementing True Development Strategies" - Association of Fundraising Professionals
Sponsored by the Northern Arizona Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Learn the seven key components of a successful Development program and how your organization can make the
transition from fundraising to development.
"To Lead is to Serve"
Presented by the Junior League of Phoenix and the ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management, this workshop will be led by Shar McBee, best-selling author of To Lead is to Serve. As a participant, you will be motivated to use a simple leadership method that will win you far-reaching support and help you attract volunteers, members and donors. You will also have opportunities to meet other participants in the Valley's nonprofit community and learn how your organizations can help each other.
Thursday, September 8, 2005; 8:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. at the Junior League of Phoenix, Inc.
Headquarters, 2505 North Central, Phoenix. Breakfast will be provided, and all attendees will receive a
copy of Shar McBee's best-selling book. Cost: $30.00. Seating is limited - Please RSVP to
email@example.com or call (602) 234-6688, ext. 218 to
receive additional information and a registration form.
Financial Management & Your Technology Brown Bag Luncheon - Npower AZ
Staying on top of your financials can be time-consuming, especially when an audit is on the horizon...
You may bring your lunch. Seating is limited; please RSVP by September 8th.
Advanced Public Executive Program -
Institute for Public Executives
The Institute for Public Executives (IPE) provides a unique opportunity for public-sector leaders to enhance skills, exchange ideas, and develop professionally. In one week of highly interactive sessions, participants explore critical issues related to the dynamic nature of government. Classes are held at the ASU Downtown Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Participants successfully completing the Institute receive a certificate signed by the Governor of the State of Arizona and the President of Arizona State University.
The Institute features intensive, practitioner-oriented sessions offered by distinguished presenters selected for their unique blends of knowledge, expertise, and experience. Sessions focus on building personal and organizational capacity to help participants enhance their effectiveness as public leaders.
Who Should Attend:
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the APEP website at http://spa.asu.edu/apep.
Web Strategies for Nonprofits Brown Bag Luncheon - Npower AZ
NPower Arizona offers tips on working with your web site, whether you're just starting the planning process or are improving your current site.
A web site can be a very powerful tool: It can communicate your mission to the public. It can reach out to funders for donations. It can offer interactive features to your constituents. Creating and maintaining a web site can be simple, or extremely complicated, depending on what you want your site to do.
This brown bag luncheon will run from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm and will be held at the Glendale Public Library Main Branch - Large Conference Room, 5959 W. Brown Street, Glendale, AZ 85302.
You may bring your lunch. Seating is limited; please RSVP by September 15th.
To learn more about this event, please contact Beverly Tyson at 602-343-6797 or e-mail email@example.com.
HIPAA & Your Technology Brown Bag Luncheon - Npower AZ
Unsure how to handle HIPAA? Attending this Tech Tuesday session will be a good start. We have pulled together valuable resources and information regarding the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) with a focus on the role of the nonprofit in dealing with and navigating these new regulations and restrictions. Join us for a lively discussion!
This brown bag luncheon will run from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm and will be held at the John C Lincoln Hospitals Cowden Center, 9202 North Second Street, Phoenix, AZ 85020.
You may bring your lunch. Seating is limited; please RSVP by September 29th.
To learn more about this event, please contact Beverly Tyson at 602-343-6797 or e-mail
Raising Money for Technology Brown Bag Luncheon - Npower AZ
As public dollars dry up and the competition for grants intensifies, Arizona nonprofits are struggling to do more with less. NPower Arizona will show you how creative, well-planned technology proposals can help you obtain funds for technology capacity-building.
This event will run from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm and will be held at the Glendale Public Library Main Branch - Large Conference Room, 5959 W. Brown Street, Glendale, AZ 85302.
You may bring your lunch. Seating is limited; please RSVP by October 6th.
To learn more about this event, please contact Beverly Tyson at 602-343-6797 or e-mail
Planning for Life Expo – Volunteers for Hospice
Community Leadership Forum – Make A Difference & The Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
The Community Leadership Forum attracts a diverse group of public, private and nonprofit leaders for a dynamic day of skill building, issues awareness and leadership education. More than 40 provocative and exciting facilitators and panelists participate in a variety of sessions geared to provoke thought leadership, community engagement, advocacy, and provide direction to help develop individual roadmaps for leadership and service. All sessions are designed with input from an array of community leaders.
The Community Leadership Forum will help translate your knowledge, skills and passion into action for our community. It provides valuable opportunities to connect with others who are making things happen in our community. It's a chance to step up your leadership role, or recharge your leadership efforts, whether it's in your office, your neighborhood or a board room. Previous Forums have inspired board service, political leadership, organizational stewardship and enhanced the understanding of various issues and the need for engagement within the community.The fifth annual Forum will be held this year on October 26 at the Hyatt Regency in Phoenix. Please contact Brandy at 602-973-2212 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Power of Mission-Centered Grantsmanship –
American Association of Grant Professionals
This year's theme
calls us into our own deepest understanding of the meaning of "mission," in our own lives and
for the organizations and causes we serve, and how we can live that understanding through the choices we
make in our practice as grant professionals.
*New Dates* 13th Annual Nonprofit Conference -
The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management is pleased to announce that Nonprofit Day has evolved into a premier two-day conference event filled with many exciting and new opportunities for learning, networking and dialogue. The 13th Annual Nonprofit Conference will be held on December 8 & 9, 2005. Designed to equip nonprofit leaders with the best knowledge and tools available to address emerging challenges and opportunities in the nonprofit sector, the Annual Nonprofit Conference is developed with nonprofit staff and volunteers in mind.
This year's conference will focus on the theme of Board Governance and will feature two days of activities including:
As more details become available, they will be presented in this newsletter and at our website at http://nonprofit.asu.edu.
St. Nick's 2005 – Volunteer Center of Maricopa County
November 18-19 and December 5-6 (Phoenix)
A Visit From St. Nicholas provides backpacks filled with toys and books to children in selected Title 1 elementary schools in Kindergarten - 2nd grade on St. Nicholas Day. This project involves corporate and community volunteers in the assembly, stuffing, and distribution of 2,500 backpacks and the participation in the St. Nicholas Discovery Day activities.
Project activities include:
Stuffing Set Up:
Date: Friday, November 18th
Time: Morning (exact time TBA)
Attire: very casual
Backpack Stuffing Party:
Date: Saturday, November 19th
Time: Morning (exact time TBA)
Attire: very casual, open to the whole family!
Backpack Distribution to Schools:
Date: Monday, December 5th
Place: Pre-selected Title 1 Schools, Valley-wide
Attire: very casual
St. Nicholas Discovery Day:
Date: Tuesday, December 6th
Time: Dependent on School, generally 8am-10am
Place: Pre-selected Title 1 Schools, Valley-wide
Attire: volunteer casual
To find out how to get involved or for further information, please contact The Volunteer Center at 602-263-9736.
*New Listing* Executive Director - The Bead Museum (Phoenix)
The Bead Museum, a private, nonprofit museum dedicated to exploring world cultures through beads,
adornment and related artifacts is seeking an experienced and dynamic leader as Executive Director. The
director will coordinate ongoing museum operations and help develop, plan and manage a museum expansion and
*New Listing* Executive Director - Tucson Zoological Society (Tucson)
The Tucson Zoological Society (TZS) is seeking an Executive Director to provide
leadership, energy, and enthusiasm to the organization. TZS is the nonprofit support agency for the Reid
Park Zoo. Reid Park Zoo has an annual attendance of 430,000 guests, wonderful community support, and
is operated by the City of Tucson. Tucson Zoological Society has over 8000 members.
*New Listing* Executive Director - Girls For a Change (Phoenix)
GFC is seeking a full-time Executive Director to launch its Phoenix, Arizona site. The Executive Director will report to the GFC National CEO team and be responsible for building a movement and a successful GFC branch in Phoenix. The Executive Director will work with a local Advisory Board to raise funds, initiate program, and establish an infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have a driven and energetic entrepreneurial spirit, a strong work ethic, a dedication to the empowerment of girls and women, exceptional fundraising and resource generation skills, and dedication to social change and socially responsible organizations.
Responsibilities: Fund Development (raising approximately $200,000-300,000 per year); Public
Relations & Community Marketing; Program Direction & Delivery with high level of attention to quality of product;
Implement Program Evaluation; Coordination and implementation of operating systems essential to the smooth operation of a
satellite office including information systems such as email, server, telephone, internet connections and database management;
Recruitment & support of an active and influential local Advisory Board; Financial Management & Budgeting.
*New Listing* CEO - Northland Hospice (Flagstaff)
Serving the community of Flagstaff, Arizona and surrounding area for more than 22 years, Northland Hospice is a community-based nonprofit organization committed to the mission of excellence in end-of-life care. Northland Hospice extends its services to include a comprehensive program of bereavement care, caregiver support and educational services.
In addition to its home-based program of care, Northland Hospice owns and operates the Olivia White Hospice Home, a 10-bed residence for individuals at end-of-life who do not have adequate care giving resources available within their own home. Qualified candidates will have earned a Bachelor's Degree with 5 years experience in healthcare or social services field, preferably with hospice experience, and leadership or management experience. Additionally, candidate finalists will have demonstrable success in fundraising, nonprofit experience, and strong communication and interpersonal skills. Experience working with a nonprofit board of directors is strongly preferred.
Position is open until filled. Send Resume to: Attention HR Dept., Northland Hospice, P. O. Box 997,
Flagstaff, AZ 86002 or email to email@example.com. Please list salary
requirements. For a complete job listing email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*New Listing* Director of Development - University of Arizona, UApresents (Tucson)
Dynamic university arts presenting organization seeks a motivated, experienced Director of Development to expand the development program to further support this artistically vital program. This position is jointly managed by UApresents and the Development Office, which is managed by contract from the University of Arizona Foundation.
The Director of Development is responsible for managing and directing all development
activities in support of UApresents. For further information and to apply please visit the University of
Arizona HR career track system at: www.uacareertrack.com.
*New Listing* Development Officer - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (Scottsdale)
The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, a six-year-old institution with an active exhibition program in modern and contemporary art, architecture and design, seeks a Development Officer. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated fundraising and grantwriting experience, excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to work flexibly with the community, donors, collectors and volunteers. The position is an opportunity for a resourceful individual to help build a growing museum program of local and national significance.
The ideal candidate will possess a minimum B.A. degree with related course work in Art or Nonprofit Management including annual fund, major gifts, special events and sponsorship, or related field and 5 years development experience. CFRE preferred. Grantwriting and major gift experience is strongly desired. This position executes fundraising activities and programs including corporate, individual, foundation, government giving, grant research and grantwriting initiatives. Reports to director and VP of development in the museum's umbrella corporate organization. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package.
o apply, send your cover letter of interest and resume to
email@example.com or mail to: Scottsdale Cultural Council, 7380 E. Second Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. You may
also fax them to 480-874-4699.
*New Listing* Director of Annual Giving - Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff)
Northern Arizona University seeks an experienced professional in fundraising, marketing, public relations or communications to build and lead an annual giving program as a vital part of our Advancement outreach efforts.
The annual giving program will include direct mail, telemarketing, web marketing, and personal solicitations. The Annual Fund program is responsible for soliciting gifts from all individual constituencies - alumni, parents, faculty, staff, friends and students, and for encouraging matching gifts. The Director will lead and supervise a team with two direct reports - to plan, coordinate, implement, evaluate, and enhance mail, phone, online, matching gift and personal solicitations and stewardship for the Northern Arizona University, its six Colleges, and other major constituencies.A Bachelor's Degree is required, and excellent written and oral communications skills are essential. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of four years' experience and demonstrated success in direct marketing/sales, program management, fundraising or communication/PR; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.
Please complete an application through the NAU Human Resources website www.nau.edu/hr and send a letter of application, salary expectations, a current resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three current professional references to: Associate Vice President for University Advancement, Northern Arizona University, PO Box 4094, Flagstaff, AZ 86011. Phone 928-523-2012.
*New Listing* Director, Planned Gifts - Banner Health Foundation of Arizona (Phoenix)
Banner Health, Arizona's largest healthcare provider, has an opportunity for an experienced Director to direct the Planned Gift function for Banner Health Foundation.
Requirements: A Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance or a related field is highly preferred. Must have five years of responsible experience functioning in a Director level role directing a planned gift program preferably for a Large Health Care System.
If interested in applying please submit resume to Evelyn.Kras@Bannerhealth.com or any questions can call 602-495-4755. EEO.
*New Listing* Finance Director - Arthritis Foundation Greater Southwest Chapter (Phoenix)
Assist the Chief Operating Officer, President and Board of Directors in maintaining and assuring
efficient financial operations in order to effectively carry out the purpose, policies and goals of the Chapter.
This position is considered to be Exempt for overtime pay provisions as provided by the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and any applicable state laws. For more information on this position or to apply, please contact Madeleine Stilwell at 602-212-9910 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
*New Listing* Fiscal Operations Manager - Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff)
This position is a professional management position with the responsibility for overseeing all financial and accounting records for the Foundation. Successful candidate will perform a broad scope of professional accounting activities requiring experienced, professional knowledge and application of accounting principles and practices. This position also manages resources of the foundation to accomplish goals and objectives and supervise both accounts payable and accounts receivable staff. This position is expected to work at a high level of expertise with limited supervision.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting plus five years of directly related experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training, and/or education. Masters Degree or Certified Public Accountant, plus nonprofit accounting experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Familiarity with policies and procedures
related to non-profit accounting, and personnel. Extensive experience with spreadsheets, word processing,
electronic messaging, and automated financial systems. Skill in performing detailed numerical computations,
excellent communication skills, and demonstrated strong analytical skills. Candidate must show a demonstrated
ability to work collaboratively with different constituencies: administrators, faculty, staff and students, and
a commitment to cultural diversity.
*New Listing* *Multiple Positions* Microbusiness Advancement Center (Tucson)
Business Plan Editor - Microbusiness Advancement Center
The Business Plan Editor will work closely with Training staff to understand the agency's expectations related to acceptable business plans, will review and edit individual business plans, and will provide constructive and instructional feedback to clients both in writing and in person. At the discretion of Training staff, the Editor may also become involved in editing and feedback duties related to client homework.
The Editor will be required to attend the 12-week Business Planning Class each Saturday from 8 AM - 12:00 PM, beginning September 17. Attendance at other course sections may be required at the discretion of the Training staff. The "seasonal" nature of this position is due to the fact that the majority of editing activity will occur within a specific period of time shortly after the completion of each 12-week class. Thus, the number of hours required of this position will vary from week to week, from a minimum of 5 to a maximum of 20.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Required: Business background and experience in editing and providing constructive oral and written feedback; knowledge of small/micro business practices; excellent written, verbal, listening, and communication skills; customer service oriented; solid understanding of financial statements and marketing components of business planning; ability to work and understand a diverse client population; willingness to attend a 12 week training course; must be available to meet with clients 2 -3 hours at a time for counseling session;
To apply, submit letter of interest and resume to Clarissa Urquidez, Training Manager, Microbusiness Advancement Center, P.O. Box 42108, Tucson, AZ 85733 or email@example.com.
Loan Officer - Microbusiness Advancement Center (Part-Time)
The Loan Officer is a facilitator of pre-application technical assistance and referral to other services, reviews all documents and prepares analysis and recommendations, processes and distributes all loan monies, formalizes liens against collateral, monitors all current and delinquent loans, works with outside vendors to collect on delinquent loans, and facilitates post-loan technical assistance/referral. The loan officer also interfaces with the loan servicing contractor and federal funding staff, prepares accountability and financial reports, and maintains positive working relationship with funding sources and prospective funders. The Loan Officer also works closely with other government-funded lenders to ensure effective referral relationships and takes advantage of opportunities to collaborate for the larger good of the clients and community.
Business background and experience in reviewing financial documents and business plans is required. Able to provide constructive oral and written feedback; knowledge of small/micro business practices; excellent written, verbal, listening, and communication skills; customer service oriented; solid understanding of marketing components of business planning; ability to work with and understand a diverse client population; must be available to meet with clients 30 minutes to an hour at a time for loan appointments. Proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel.
Preferred: BS in Business Management, Finance, or Education; 3+ years working with businesses in a loan-related capacity; bilingual (English/Spanish, written and oral) a plus.
To apply submit letter of interest and resume to Lynn Perez-Hewitt, Microloan Program Consultant,
Microbusiness Advancement Center, P.O. Box 42108, Tucson, AZ 85733 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*New Listing* Sponsorship Manager - Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts (Scottsdale)
The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts (SCPA) is looking for a Sponsorship Manager to plan and coordinate fundraising activities as they relate to cash and promotional sponsorship. Solicitation targets include corporations, individuals and organizations.
Duties: manage the SCPA sponsorship program by creating and maintaining a comprehensive strategy for satisfying the philanthropic and promotional objectives of existing and prospective sponsors.
Minimum requirements: Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; and five years of experience in corporate management (or equivalent combination of education and related development experience).
Send cover letter and resume to Resumes@sccarts.org or fax
*New Listing* Advancement Specialist - American Red Cross (Phoenix)
American Red Cross seeks an Advancement Specialist to assist with the creation, coordination, execution and evaluation of all Office of Advancement fundraising, special events, programs and activities. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's or equivalent work exp; three years exp in event production, sponsorship solicitation or sales; knowledge of Microsoft Office programs; Major Gift solicitation exp helpful. This is a FT position with excellent benefits. The salary range for this position is $31,200 - $35,500 per annum depending on experience.
Please submit a cover letter with resume to: American Red Cross, Attn: Human Resources, 6135 N. Black
Canyon Hwy., Phoenix, AZ 85015. Or you may email your cover letter with resume to
email@example.com. This position opening closes on August 26, 2005.
*New Listing* Program Manager - National Multiple Sclerosis Society of Arizona (Tempe)
Self-directed individual needed for full-time position of Program Manager for statewide chapter. This position is responsible for implementing and coordinating the delivery of educational programs for clients, professionals and the general public. Candidates should have strong communication skills for direct client and volunteer contact, facilitating programs, and building community alliances.
Advocacy and volunteer management experience a plus; computer literacy and time management skills a must. Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Jerry Turner, Program Director,
National MS Society, 315 South 48th Street, Suite 101, Tempe, AZ 85281 or e-mail.
*New Listing* *Multiple Positions* Greater Phoenix Youth at Risk (Phoenix)
Greater Phoenix Youth at Risk, a nonprofit, which transforms the lives through mentoring by teaching
at-risk teens goal oriented behaviors is recruiting a Program Coordinator for a new program to the Youth at Risk
organization which will serve children in transitional shelters around the Valley. The Program Coordinator
is responsible for the success of this meaningful program. The position involves significant collaborative efforts
with staff, shelter partners, mentors and mentee's families to bring about documented outcomes in the lives of the youth.
Preferred qualifications include: (1) Background in social service programs and understanding of issues of
at-risk youth. (2) Program administration experience. (3) Computer competency is needed. (4) A Bachelor's
Degree in a related field. (5) Effective communication and interpersonal skills are essential. Must be a team player. (6)
Must pass background check and fingerprint screening. Competitive salary and benefits.
Mentor Recruitment (Volunteer Position)
*New Listing* *Multiple Positions* ASU Foundation (Tempe)
Assistant Program Coordinator
Responsible for oversight and coordination of 4 to 5 telemarketing shifts per week. This position will work with the Senior Program Coordinator to achieve daily, monthly and annual telemarketing goals. The individual will assist in recruiting, hiring, training and supervision of student callers and student supervisors. Weekend and evening hours are required for this position.
Required skills and abilities: knowledge of nonprofit telemarketing operations, especially annual fund programs in a college/university setting. Automated software products for telemarketing, especially the SmartCall product. Abilities in the areas of planning, organizing and managing projects. Supervision of employees especially student workers, volunteers and/or call center staff. Training workers, especially students. Meeting deadlines and responding to new challenges. Time management and effective communication skills required.
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and two years telemarketing experience; or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Experience with nonprofit telemarketing operation, preferably with an annual fund telemarketing shop in a higher education setting. Experience with organizing and supervising employees especially students. Strong understanding of client service, quality and teamwork.
Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Name, address, and phone number of three references required. Background checks will be performed.
The position's primary responsibility is to define strategies, implement information-gathering projects through literature and online searches and similar initiatives; to document and analyze information sets in order to determine potential investors in major university initiatives.
Required skills and abilities: excellent analytical skills and the ability to interpret financial and biographical information from a variety of sources. Strong background in computer systems, databases, and prospect management database. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong organizational skills. Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to work independently as well as in collaboration with other staff, faculty. Demonstrated understanding of institutional advancement process.
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree; five years of work experience in private sector benefactor research or equivalent. Superior skills in computer applications, including word processing, spreadsheet programs and relational databases.
Please submit resume and salary requirements to email@example.com.
Three references required. Background checks will be performed.
*New Listing* Regional Manager - Arizona Community Foundation (Phoenix)
This position builds local philanthropy in Arizona through leadership of affiliate community foundations, community funds, component funds, and donors in one or more counties within a defined geographic area. Represents ACF in local communities, functioning as a liaison to central office and ensuring the success of local affiliates in the areas of asset development, strategic grantmaking, and community convening.
Minimum requirements: Bachelor's Degree and at least three years of management experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. An advanced degree in Public Administration, Philanthropy, Nonprofit Management or related field is highly desirable. Previous experience at the senior level of nonprofit management and demonstration of a range of skills such as fundraising, grant making, public speaking, public relations, marketing, and group facilitation are also highly desirable.
This position functions independently in a satellite or home office environment and requires local and regional travel. The incumbent must be competent in designing and executing integrated fundraising plans including major and planned gifts. The ability to research potential funding opportunities and write grants is desirable.
For more information on this position, please visit http://www.azfoundation.org/uploads/affiliate_manager.pdf.To apply, please contact Sharon R. Elli, H R Officer/Finance Associate, at the Arizona Community Foundation, 2201 E. Camelback Rd. #20, Phoenix, AZ 85016. Please call 602-381-1400 ext. 1 or FAX 602-381-1575 with questions or to apply. You may also e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
*New Listing* Office Manager - National Audubon Society of Arizona (Phoenix)
The National Audubon Society (NAS) is seeking an Office Manager for the State Office in Phoenix. You
will be the Assistant to the AZ Executive Director and works closely with all 6 staff in the office, 8 chapters statewide
and with the home office in NYC.
*New Listing* Office Manager - NAMI Arizona (Phoenix)
NAMI Arizona is seeking a person to manage its state office. This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm. This person will report directly to the Executive Director and be responsible for:
The successful candidate for this position should possess exceptional verbal, written and listening skills and be an experienced professional with strong project management skills. Attention to detail is imperative. This position demands a person with outstanding interpersonal skills and sensitivity to families and people who are affected by mental illness.
The ideal candidate will have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
or have a minimum of 5 years professional experience as outlined above. Proficient in Microsoft Office programs is
necessary and familiarity with Quickbooks preferred. Previous experience in a behavioral health environment or personal
experience with mental illness is desired. Salary is dependent upon experience. Please email resumes to Cheryl Weiner,
Executive Director, at. No phone calls please.
*New Listing* *Multiple Positions* Scottsdale Center for the Arts (Scottsdale)
Protection Services Supervisor - Level Two
*New Listing* Grant Writer/Researcher - Heard Museum (Phoenix)
The Heard Museum is seeking a fundraising professional in the areas of grant writing, research and data base management. This position is responsible for prospect research, writing, reporting and administrative management for grant proposals.The ideal candidate will possess strong written and verbal communication skills, be well organized, energetic and have a minimum of three years of development experience. Raisers Edge software experience a big plus. This position is one of a seven-member, experienced, professional development team and reports to the director of development.
The Heard Museum, an internationally recognized not-for-profit institution in Phoenix, is dedicated to educating the public about the heritage, living cultures and arts of Native peoples. Competitive salary and full benefit package. Email resume and salary history to: email@example.com or fax to: 602-257-9164.
*New Listing* IT Coordinator/LAN Administrator - Scottsdale Cultural Council (Scottsdale)
Scottsdale Cultural Council seeks customer service-focused professional needed to support 80 users, maintain network & resolve tech problems. Desired qualifications: two years of experience in IT, proficiency in Novel Network & MS Operating system. Certification required. Salary: up to $42K with experience. Full benefits.
Submit resumes to Resumes@sccarts.org or fax 480-874-4699. EEO.
*New Listing* *Multiple Positions* Mesa Community Action Network (Mesa)
*New Listing* Aquatics/Teen Program Director - Scottsdale/Paradise Valley YMCA (Scottsdale)
Exciting opportunity for energetic, motivated individual to join the Scottsdale/Paradise Valley
YMCA branch staff to manage Aquatic & Teen programs. Key duties include managing, staffing, and scheduling
a dynamic aquatic complex while creating and developing a new on-site teen and tech program center.
*New Listing* Volunteer and Events Coordinator - Phoenix Rescue Mission (Phoenix)
Phoenix Rescue Mission, a Valley nonprofit Christian agency is now hiring for a Volunteer & Events Coordinator.
This position is full-time and requires some weekend work. This position is responsible for various tasks, including the management of volunteers, planning of Outreach and Holiday events, organizing of various drives, and establishing and cultivating relationships with local businesses and churches.
Interested candidates should e-mail resumes and references to
firstname.lastname@example.org . You may also FAX application materials to 602-272-5614. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
*New Listing* HR Specialist - Girl Scouts-Arizona Cactus-Pine Council, Inc.
Girls Scouts-AZ Cactus-Pine Council is an exciting organization serving more than 26,000 girls, ages 5-17,
throughout the state. Our mission is to create confidence, courage, conviction and compassion in girls. We seek to fill the
position of HR Specialist.
*New Listing* Administrative Assistant - Scottsdale Public Art Program (Scottsdale)
Scottsdale Public Art Program seeks a full-time assistant to provide administrative and clerical support to public art staff. Must possess excellent organizational and office management skills, advanced planning skills and creative thinking, and exemplary clerical skills with advanced knowledge in computer programs.
Duties: maintain office management systems, databases and records. Schedule and organize team meetings, prepare & produce reports, and coordinate billing. High school diploma & a minimum of two years of professional experience or combination of education and experience.
For more information on this position or to apply, contact Valerie James at 480-874-4639 or e-mail ValerieJ@sccarts.org .
*New Listing* Administrative Position - The Joe Foss Institute (Scottsdale)
The Joe Foss Institute, a nonprofit organization based in the Scottsdale Airpark, is currently seeking a qualified individual to oversee and ensure that the administrative functions of the organization are effectively carried out. Duties include accounts payable/receivable, report generation, and creating external communications.
Qualified candidates must have QuickBooks experience, be familiar with MS Office Software, and have excellent written/oral communication skills. Nonprofit experience preferred. HS diploma and 3-5yrs related experience required. Position begins immediately.
For more information on this position, please call 480-348-0316, or fax application materials to 480-348-8980.
For more information on the Joe Foss Institute, please visit our website:
*New Listing* Volunteers - AmeriCorps Volunteers "Getting Things Done" (Phoenix)
The United States Veterans Initiative AmeriCorps provides housing and employment services to homeless
veterans. We have a rewarding, full-time opportunity for you. We are currently accepting applications for the 2005-2006 term.
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Executive Director – Council on Aging Foundation (Tucson)
The Pima Council on Aging Foundation is a well-known Southern Arizona nonprofit whose mission is to develop a sustainable and broad spectrum funding base which will insure the continuity of PCOA and assist it in becoming less dependent upon the unpredictability of government funding. Currently the Council seeks a motivated self-starter to lead its Foundation as Executive Director.
The immediate goal for this position is to build and lead the development strategy while balancing board relations, community and marketing relations and financial management. Must be organized and able to maintain positive interactions with volunteers, staff, other agencies and public. Database and reputation for both organizations is strong. Inquiries are confidential. For more information on this position, or to submit at resume, please contact Kristin Almquist at Kalmquistaz@mindspring.com or call 520-237-3566.
Program Manager - National Multiple Sclerosis Society Arizona Chapter
Self-directed individual needed for full-time position of Program Manager for statewide chapter. Responsible for implementing and coordinating the delivery of educational programs for clients, professionals and the general public. Requires strong communication skills for direct client and volunteer contact, facilitating programs, and building community alliances. Advocacy and volunteer management experience a plus; computer literacy and time management skills a must. Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in related field. Apply with cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Jerry Turner, Program Director, National MS Society, 315 S. 48th St., Ste. 101, Tempe, AZ 85281 or email email@example.com .
Program – Make-A-Wish Foundation of America (Phoenix)
The candidate must possess a bachelor's degree, with a minimum of ten years experience providing leadership, development and guidance to senior staff, as well as managing complex systems and personnel within the nonprofit environment. Expertise in strategic and operational planning, program development and evaluation, volunteer management, financial oversight and systems, conflict management, human resources, quality assurance models, and training of boards and staff required. Demonstrated ability in clear and effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills are also required, as well as the ability to travel for job-related functions.
Submit resume and cover letter stating the position you're applying for to: Human Resources, Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, 3550 N. Central Avenue, Suite 300, Phoenix, AZ 85012; Fax: 602-279-0855; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Chief Operation Officer – AzCATs (Phoenix)
AzCATs is seeking a Chief Operating Officer. This position combines two part-time vice president positions into one full-time COO position. The new position of COO at AzCATs combines two previous part-time positions, the vice president for education and public relations and the vice president of rescue operations.
The position includes educating the public about feral, free-roaming cats and our TNR (trap, neuter, return) program through speeches with community groups, schools, home owner associations, other groups and the press. It also includes training and working with our volunteers involving several volunteer positions that are utilized in our trap, neuter and return program. We also maintain a number of graphs, charts and information and strong computer skills including Microsoft Publisher are helpful. In addition, the position involves writing and producing a semi-annual newsletter that is sent to approximately 4,000 supporters, and writing a monthly e-newsletter that goes to several hundred individuals.
The position also involves managing, overseeing and implementing the TNR program which is responsible for trapping, sterilizing, and returning some 600 cats and kittens a month to their home areas. This effort involves working with a large number of dedicated volunteers, veterinarians, and caregivers who feed the feral cats. This position needs a detail-oriented, self-motivated individual able to work independently. The successful candidate is someone who loves animals and has a strong background in animal rescue. Good computer skills, strong public relations and speaking talent are a must. Must enjoy working with a large number of volunteers.
For further information or to submit a resume with references, please contact Brad Zerbe, President and CEO of AzCATs, at 623-332-0506 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Development Director: Special Events - Arthritis Foundation, Greater Southwest Chapter (Phoenix)
*Multiple Positions* Homeward Bound (Phoenix)
Homeward Bound, Arizona's largest transitional housing program for homeless and domestic violence families with children is seeking a Development Specialist. This position is responsible for the development and implementation of fundraising for the Family Sponsor and Give a Child a Chance programs. Principal duties include generating new and recurrent funds, making presentations and giving tours, financial tracking and recognition of donors. Candidates should have a background in fundraising or sales and possess excellent written and oral communication skills, be self-directed, have public speaking/presentation expertise and be proficient in general office procedures and practices. Please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org .
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and Events Coordinator - Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center (Phoenix)
The Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center is currently seeking applicants for the position of Special Programs and Events Coordinator. The mission of the JCC is to build connections within the community in a setting that enriches physical, mental and spiritual growth. The JCC provides programs and services for people of all ages and backgrounds including daycare, school, holiday, and summer camp programs, health and recreation activities, and hot meals to the frail and elderly. The JCC is non-sectarian and we welcome applicants from people of all faiths and backgrounds.
Working under the direction of the CEO and the Director of Development, this person will be responsible for planning and implementing a variety of special events and programs throughout the year that will raise money to support JCC programs and activities. The ideal candidate will be a team player who has the ability work effectively with both professional staff and volunteer leadership.
Additional requirements include: Bachelor's Degree (required); minimum 3-5 years experience in fundraising, event planning and/or nonprofit management; knowledge of catering, audio-visual services, and other event support services; ability to make decisions and problem-solve; excellent verbal and written communications skills; ability to balance multiple projects at once; presentation and public speaking skills a plus; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; ability to work extended hours, evenings and weekends as needed; ability to spend significant time standing and walking. Possible light lifting could be required.
Salary range for this position is mid-$30K. To apply, please e-mail your cover letter, resume (with references), and salary history to: Toby Fox at Tobyf@vosjcc.org . No phone calls please. The JCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Director – All-Star Kids Tutoring (Phoenix)
ASKT, a rapidly expanding nonprofit volunteer literacy-tutoring program for elementary school children, is looking for a career-seeking individual who wants to make an impact. This is an exciting and diverse job that includes recruiting, processing, training and providing support to literacy volunteers. Position involves overseeing multiple tutoring locations and working with children in under-resourced areas. Responsibilities also include program planning, administration, marketing, public relations, public speaking and volunteer recognition. No day is ever the same. This is an exciting opportunity for someone that is looking for challenge, growth and satisfaction from their job. ASKT is a young, energetic, inspired, and hard-working organization with a copious amount of potential looking for someone to grow with our organization.
Candidates must possess strong sense of integrity, self-motivation, good work ethic and professionalism. Ideal candidate must have positive attitude, exceptional organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects and follow through on assignments. Demonstrated skills in leadership, team-building, conflict resolution and written/verbal communication. Must be able to work with diverse groups of people. Strong computer skills necessary. This is a salaried, full-time position. Must have reliable transportation and ability to work some evenings and Saturdays. We are looking for an individual that is able to make commitment to being a part of a team that is dedicated to building a world-class organization. Fax salary requirements and resume to 602.861.6838.
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Community Development Director – Teen Lifeline (Phoenix)
Please send resume to info@TeenLifeline.org or fax to 602-266-1958.
Development - Tohono Chul Park (Tucson)
The Development Director for Tohono Chul Park is responsible for generating private support for the Park, which has an annual budget of approximately $1.6 million and more than 5,000 members. This is a senior staff position reporting directly to the Executive Director with responsibility for the development and implementation of all fund raising activities on behalf of the Park.
To apply, please submit a resume and 3 professional references to: Joan E. Donnelly, Executive Director, Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704 or e-mail email@example.com .
Special Event Manager: Walk to Cure Diabetes – Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation ( Phoenix)
An internal promotion opens an opportunity for a highly motivated fundraising, sales or event planning professional at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International. The Desert Southwest Chapter seeks a Special Event Manager to continue the 20+% compound annual growth rate of the $1.5m Walk to Cure Diabetes, Arizona's largest family friendly Walk event. This position will be responsible for managing and expanding donor relationships, marketing communications and corporate partnerships across chapter activities.
Requirements include three years of fundraising or sales experience inclusive of board development, strategic planning, forecasting, and volunteer management. Implementation of large special events and marketing communication plans with a demonstrated track record of achievement a must. A positive, high energy and self-directed professional with strong corporate presentation, advanced computer skills, time management, and organizational skills preferred.
Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample and salary history to: JDRF, Desert Southwest Chapter, Attn: SEM Position, 4343 E. Camelback Rd. #450, Phoenix, AZ 85018, Fax 602-224-1801 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . EOE M/F/D/V. Please visit our website at www.jdrf.org/arizona.
Investment Manager - Valley of the Sun United Way (Phoenix)
There is an opening for a Community Investment Manger, reporting to the Vice President of Community Investment. The person in this position is a member of the Community Impact department and is responsible for guiding strategic investments in community conditions to create sustained changes that improve lives, specifically within VSUW’s Caring impact area.
Primary responsibilities will be to manage and lead the coordination of resource allocations to agencies including staff support to volunteer committees, communication of VSUW investment philosophies, policies and procedures, recruitment and training of volunteers, serve as a health and human service subject area expert to Community Investment volunteers, conduct agency orientations and site visits, serve as liaison to assigned agencies receiving and/or applying for VSUW funding by communicating VSUW policies and procedures and will provide technical assistance, coaching and building positive rapport as necessary.
For a full description please visit http://www.vsuw.org/about/jobs/investment_manager.asp .
Those interested in applying should submit a cover letter and resume to Vice President, Human Resources in one of the following ways: Fax: 602.776.3303, email: email@example.com or mail to 1515 E. Osborn Road, Phoenix, AZ 85014. VSUW is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a great benefits package and working environment. For more information on our organization, please visit www.vsuw.org .
Accounting and Finance - Cisco Learning Institute (Tempe)
The Cisco Learning Institute is seeking an experienced individual to manage and direct the accounting practices of a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with an annual budget of $20M+. The Cisco Learning Institute (CLI) was founded in 1999 to enhance the way people teach and learn by integrating and advancing educational technology. Initially funded by Cisco Systems, the Institute promotes the effective, appropriate use of technology to advance education and training; specifically impacting the areas of access, awareness and affordability.
The successful candidate will: establish and maintain the organization's general accounting functions and principles while overseeing the institute's accounting practices and procedures; be responsible for migrating the existing accounting system to a project/cost based system; prepare a variety of financial reports and be responsible for presentations and recommendations to senior management; work with outside auditors in the support of external auditing function and the completion of ledger accounts, financial statements and various reports.
The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related area with at least 5 years of experience in the field of accounting. Must demonstrate the ability to evaluate, plan, perform and work effectively in a team setting. Experience with nonprofit accounting is preferred. Designation of CPA is recommended but not required. Experience with grants management and/or government contracts is also preferred. Salary is contingent on experience and qualifications.
Inquiries can be sent to Mark Svorinic, Manager, Institute Development and Operations, Cisco Learning Institute, 2375 East Camelback Road, Suite 400, Phoenix, Arizona 85016, call 602-778-2507, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . Submit a cover letter and detailed resume to the above address. Position open until filled.
Human Resources Director – COPE Behavioral Services (Tucson)
Under the direction of the Executive Vice President, the Human Resources Director manages the planning, organization and administration of COPE's Human Resources function; ensures compliance with all applicable state, federal, and funding source requirements; ensures the development and management of policies and procedures; and performs related professional and administrative work as required. The HR Director develops staff orientation and training programs, promulgates customer service standards, works with senior staff to develop action plans in response to opportunities for improvement, and assesses the work environment for risk, compliance, customer service, diversity and cultural competence. The HR Director is a member of the Executive Management Team and provides advice and assistance on personnel related matters to senior staff, managers and directors and the COPE Board of Directors.
Candidates should have, at minimum, a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Administration, or related field. Candidate should also have, at minimum, three (3) years of human resources or organizational development experience at a supervisory or management level.Position is full-time with a salary range of $48,000 to $62,500 DOE, plus an excellent benefits package. A full job description and application is available at www.copebhs.com. The position is open until filled.
Employment Specialist – TETRA Services, Inc. (Phoenix)
The Employment Specialist's responsibilities are to develop, implement, monitor and maintain the job development, placement and advancement services for program participants.
The Employment Specialist will develop Individual Support Plans with participants; identify of areas of interest, potential fields of employment; training, educational and literacy needs and other skills training; develop potential job opportunities through direct contact with Human Resources and hiring personnel; engage employers to expand potential for employment opportunities for people with disabilities; conduct job analysis, making recommendations for job modification or accommodations when appropriate; provide job coaching support services after placement, and conduct job-seeking skills training workshops. Applicants must have own vehicle; be able to communicate and follow directions effectively both orally and in writing; Have proficiency with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and exceptional organizational skills. Qualifications include a Bachelor's Degree in Rehabilitation or Human Services field (required). Bilingual preferred.For more information on this position, or to apply, please contact Eileen Hartnett at 602-685-9703 or e-mail to email@example.com .
Administrative Assistant/HR Liaison - The Salvation Army Family Services (Phoenix)
The Family Service Department of The Salvation Army oversees social services in the metro-Phoenix area. It includes a Domestic Violence Shelter, a Homeless Family Shelter, Emergency Assistance Program, Homeless Outreach Program, and a Day Care Center. Our mission is to assist individuals to move from crisis to stabilization and to become self-sufficient. Currently the organization seeks a candidate for the following position.
The full time Administrative Assistant/H R Liaison for Family Services is responsible for processing paperwork and new employee orientations and provides an overview of policies and procedures and training in child safety rules, observation and reporting. Also provides administrative support to social service programs. Candidates must have a working knowledge of office equipment and computers, be proficient on Word, knowledgeable of Excel, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and good organizational skills are a must. The successful candidate must have the ability to interface with staff members and the public and a willingness to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. The position pays $10 an hour with excellent benefits including health insurance, sick leave, paid holidays and a retirement plan.
Please send resume and cover letter to: Deborah
Administrative Assistant - Greater Phoenix Youth at Risk (Phoenix)
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