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Arizona Nonprofit Community Report
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Arizona State University College of Public Programs

October 24, 2005

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What's New

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NMI Full Catalog Available Online Now! - START TODAY!

The academic year has begun, but with NMI you can start ANYTIME! The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management's professional development programs (NMI) are available in a variety of formats and topics designed for the busy working professional.

So whether you'd like to take one class on something specific like financial management, or earn a professional certificate in nonprofit management -- you can do something about it today with a simple click-through to more information.

Still not sure NMI is for you? The next information session for NMI will be held on January 10, 2006 from 5:30-6:30pm. Come out and have all your questions answered!

For more information visit http://nmi.asu.edu or call 480.965.1867


*Register Now* - Nonprofit Enrichment Series

Are you interested in getting a lot of reliable information & resources on a specific topic, in a quick three-hour format?

Presented through the Nonprofit Management Institute by the ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management, the "Nonprofit Enrichment Series" is a monthly series of workshops on important topics. Each three-hour seminar features a video lecture presentation on the topic from a leading national expert and includes facilitated group discussion, exercises and great resource materials you'll be able to use long after the class!

Fee is $40 per segment. For more information or to register, please visit our website at http://nmi.asu.edu or contact us at 480-965-1867 - nmi@asu.edu.



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Ad 2 Phoenix Announces Recipient of 2005-2006 Public Service Campaign

Ad 2 Phoenix is proud to announce it has selected WASTE NOT as its 2005-2006 pro-bono client. Each year, Ad 2 Phoenix chooses a nonprofit organization that benefits a diverse segment of the Greater Phoenix population and then creates a comprehensive pro-bono advertising campaign for that client that includes advertising, marketing, and public relations assistance.

WASTE NOT is the only organization within the Phoenix metropolitan area that rescues thousands of pounds of excess perishable, prepared food from restaurants, resorts, caterers and various food purveyors that would otherwise go to waste. Networking with St. Mary's Food Bank, Salvation Army, Community Kitchen, and other area food banks, they handle over 1,450,000 pounds of food and serve an estimated 10,000 unduplicated hungry men, women and children annually.

If you're interested in becoming involved, and would like to contribute Advertising, Design and Media connections and skills to take part in this charitable effort, please contact Colin Pearse at cpearse@santy.com or Rachael Pierson at rp@sarkissianmason.com.


Central Arizona Shelter Services Names David Seigler Chief Development Officer

David Seigler has been named Chief Development Officer for Central Arizona Shelter Services. Seigler brings significant development program experience to his new position including youth development supervisor at the Scottsdale Boys and Girls Club, development manager at the Valley of the Sun United Way and, most recently, director of community relations, marketing and development at the Westside Food Bank where he oversaw all resource procurement for a $55 million budget.

Dave began his career in the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Corps. Upon his honorable discharge, he attended Arizona State University, where he received a BS in Recreational Management and became a certified nonprofit professional from the prestigious American Humanics program at ASU.

CASS was founded in 1984 as an emergency response to homelessness in the Valley. The agency currently provides nearly 60% of all the single adult emergency shelter beds in Maricopa County. For more information, please visit www.cass-az.org.


AFP Announces Availability of Applications for the 2006 Professional Mentoring Program

The Association of Fundraising Professionals - Greater Arizona Chapter is proud to announce the availability of applications for the 2006 Professional Mentoring Program for mid- and advanced-level fundraisers, or for those who are making a career transition into the fundraising profession. This nationally recognized program offers a complete overview of fundraising, an experienced mentor and a group of similarly minded colleagues.exactly what any fundraiser needs!

"The Mentoring Program is the best investment one can make in his/her professional development," says Jacquelyn Ahrenberg, Development Director for the Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project, and a Class of 2004 graduate.

Program applicants must be AFP members or applicants for membership, have fundraising as their primary job responsibility, have the support of their organization's CEO, and be willing to make a substantial time commitment to the program. The cost is $150 and scholarships are available.

Class size is limited. The deadline for submission of the application and tuition fee is December 15, 2005. To learn more about the program and how to apply, visit the chapter's website at www.afpaz.org, click on "Greater Arizona, then "Mentoring Program" link at the bottom on the left toolbar), or contact Lisa Olivas-Cook, CFRE at 602-703-1660 or by email at lisao-c@cox.net.


Office Space Available at Camelback and Central Location in Phoenix

Looking for office space? Approximately 3,000 square feet available in central location (Camelback and Central), 5th floor, spacious offices, beautiful views of Camelback and Piestewa Peak, shared office suite (and expenses) with two reputable valley nonprofits. Rent is $2,000 per month. Available starting December 1. For more information, send an email to tj@azquestforkids.org.


All-Star Kids Tutoring Seeks Volunteer Literacy Tutors

All-Star Kids Tutoring (ASKT) is in critical need of volunteer reading tutors. ASKT is dedicated to breaking the cycle of illiteracy and poverty by providing free of charge, one-on-one volunteer literacy tutoring to second- and third-grade students struggling to master basic reading skills. We recruit, train and support community volunteers who tutor and mentor one student for the duration of the school year. In the libraries of partner schools around the Valley, groups of approximately 15 tutor and student pairs meet the same day each week for 90 minutes. Each meeting includes an hour of one-on-one tutoring, a healthy snack and drink break, and a literacy related group activity.

For more information, call 602-957-0000 or tutoring@askt.org.


Phoenix Youth at Risk Recruiting Mentors for New Pathways Mentoring Program

Phoenix Youth At Risk is now recruiting members for their next New Pathways program. Orientations are held every Wednesday and training begins October 29. Phoenix Youth at Risk offers an orientation every Wednesday from 6 - 7 pm at their office located at 1001 E. Pierce Street in Phoenix. If you cannot make an orientation, please let me know and I will be glad to make alternative arrangements for you to learn more about our program. Please RSVP to Doreen at doreen.pollack@phoenixyouthatrisk.org or call 602-258-1012, ext 306.


Local Business Offers Office Furniture Donations to Area Nonprofits

Business closing down and is willing to donate entire suite of office furnishings to a nonprofit. We have six modular desk systems, a reception desk, file cabinets, chairs, conference table, lobby furnishing. We are located in Phoenix, AZ. Please respond via message posting through "Philanthropy News Digest" at: http://members4.boardhost.com/PNDtalk/msg/42327.html.


Volunteer Center to Launch Online Volunteer Management System

The Volunteer Center of Maricopa County will soon launch the 1-800-Volunteer.org online community-based volunteer management tool in Maricopa County. This powerful Web-based software designed with the volunteer manager in mind combines recruiting tools with event management, flexible reporting, emergency response and volunteer recognition features. The Volunteer Center's use of 1-800-Volunteer.org will provide non-profit organizations in Maricopa county with not only a way to recruit volunteers, but will also provide management, recognition and impact reporting tools -- enabling local organizations to report on their impact in the community. Designed by and built especially for Volunteer Centers by the Points of Light Foundation & Volunteer Center National Network, the 1-800-Volunteer.org system allows volunteers to search and find opportunities 24 hours a day. This cost-effective tool is available at special rates to local non-profit organizations who join before the end of the year.

To attend a free information session, contact Michael Esposito at 602-263-9736 ext 892 or e-mail: michael.esposito@volunteerphoenix.org. A preview is available at www.volunteerphoenix.org.


AFP Membership Scholarships Still Open for 2005 - Take Advantage of this Great Opportunity!

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.

Chapter membership provides many benefits including monthly networking and educational opportunities, on-line resources from the national AFP website, a local job bank, and more. Members must adhere to the AFP Code of Ethics, a valuable tool for today's professional fundraisers.

For more information, contact Nikki Fisher, AFP Scholarship Chair, by phone at 602-354-3682 or by e-mail at nfds@cox.net, or visit the Chapter website at http://www.afpaz.org. Scholarships are awarded on a first come, first served basis to qualified applicants! 



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Professional Development Opportunities for Nonprofit Leaders
Free Information Sessions (Phoenix)
January 10, 2006      5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
April 12, 2006            12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
June 8, 2006              5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

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.
These programs include:

  • Continuing Education Courses
  • Professional Certificate in Nonprofit Management
  • Nonprofit Excellence Enrichment Series
  • Topical Workshops
  • Conferences

You are invited to attend a free orientation to learn more about the professional development programs offered through NMI by the ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management. 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 nmi@asu.edu.


Raising More Money: Building Sustainable Funding for Your Nonprofit - The Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona
October 26 (Telecourse)

The Volunteer Center is pleased to present this workshop with renowned fundraiser Terry Axelrod as part of our LearningPoint training program. This interactive, two-part audio course gives you a practical, step-by-step approach to building long-term sustainable funding from individual donors. In this 90-minute session, complete with handouts and on-site exercises, participants practice key exercises necessary to the successful implementation of each step of this model, including asking people to Point of Entry and Ask Events. Conducted by Terry Axelrod, founder and CEO of Raising More Money, this course is designed for staff, board members, and volunteers-even those who do not participate directly in fundraising. Discover a permission-based system that will lead your organization to sustainable funding by naturally attracting and cultivating the people who are truly passionate about your organization's mission.

Date and time: October 26, 2005, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost: $39 per person

To register, call the Volunteer Center of Southern Arizona at 520-881-3300. Registrations will be on a first come, first served basis, as capacity is limited.


Community Leadership Forum – Make A Difference, The Phoenix Chamber of Commerce & Valley Leadership
October 26 (Phoenix)

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 brandy@makeadifference.org for more information.

Annual Conference – American Association of Grant Professionals
October 26-28 (Scottsdale)

The American Association of Grant Professionals will be holding their 7th Annual Conference, " The Power of Mission-Centered Grantsmanship", in Scottsdale, Arizona at the Doubletree Paradise Valley Resort, from October 26-28, 2005. This national professional membership organization is the premier authority on the grants profession, seeking to elevate the profession while providing networking opportunities for all those working in the field of grantsmanship.

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.

Mark your calendars and watch for more details and registration information here: http://www.grantprofessionals.org/#AAGP%202005 or contact Jerry Dillehay, Conference Co-Chair at 480-644-4202. E-Mail: jerry.dillehay@cityofmesa.org for earlier details.


Fundraising Methods and Strategies (NMI 106)
October 27, 28, & 29 (Phoenix)

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

Offered by the ASU Nonprofit Management Institute, this course may be taken alone or an elective toward the professional certificate in nonprofit management. The instructor is Bill Harrison, CFRE. Oct. 27 & 28, 8AM - 5PM; Oct. 29, 8AM - 12PM at the ASU Downtown Center, 502 E Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Cost: $330 plus a $20 materials fee. The required text, "Fundraising: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly", will be provided the first day of class. For more information or to register, please visit our website at www.asu.edu/copp/nonprofit or contact us at 480-965-1867 - nmi@asu.edu.


You're Hired! Finding Your Next Development Job - Association of Fundraising Professionals
November 2 (Phoenix)

The Greater Arizona Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is sponsoring a fast-paced, interactive workshop focused on successfully conducting a job search. The session will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2005 from 1:30pm-3:30pm at the Phoenix Country Club (immediately following the AFP luncheon).

The session will focus on how to conduct a successful job search, tips for creating a great resume, and techniques to impress potential employers during an interview. Job search tools and resources will be handed out during the workshop. The cost to attend is $25 for AFP members and $35 for nonmembers.

Speakers include AFP members: Peggy Paullin, MA; Hazel Richards, CFRE; and Karen Ramsey, SPHR. Each brings a different perspective to the workshop: Peggy has conducted successful development job searches; Hazel recently earned her CFRE certification to enhance her career; and Karen is a human resource professional who has hired hundreds of employees over her 20+ year career.

To register, call Emily Ward at 480-609-3999 or e-mail her at admin@afpaz.org.


Advanced Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations (NMI 113)
November 4-5 (Phoenix)

This course provides an in-depth study of budgeting and planning, tax issues, internal/external reporting requirements and technology for financial management. With three instructors, this class promises a wealth of knowledge and a resource material booklet that will serve as a handy reference for long after you take the course.

Offered by the ASU Nonprofit Management Institute, this course may be taken alone or an elective toward the professional certificate in nonprofit management. Instructors are Thomas Avery, Matt Madonna, and Rob Leslie. Nov. 4 & 5, 8AM - 5PM at the ASU Downtown Center, 502 E. Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Cost: $330 plus a $30 materials fee.

For more information or to register, please visit our website at http://nmi.asu.edu or contact us at 480-965-1867 - nmi@asu.edu.


Board Members: Roles and Responsibilities - Arizona Society of CPAs
November 8 (Webinar)

Don't miss this one-hour Webinar designed for nonprofit board members and for individuals that work with boards. Some of the topics covered will be: the importance of mission statements; understanding expectations as a board member; time commitment; duty of care; being informed, acting accordingly (independent judgment); risk duty of care requirement; Illegal activities; dealing with volunteers; and recommendations of the panel on the nonprofit sector.

For more information or to register go to http://net.ascpa.com/continuinged/Catalog/CourseDetails.aspx?courseID=05NFPNOV%20%20

Date/Time/Location: 11/8/2005, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, ASCPA Online Webinar

Cost: $20 members, $30 non-members


Managing Volunteer Effectiveness (NMI 109)
November 10, 15, & 17 (Phoenix)

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

Offered by the ASU Nonprofit Management Institute, this course may be taken alone or an elective toward the professional certificate in nonprofit management. The instructor is Pam Betz. Nov. 10, 15, & 17 from 5:30PM to 9:00PM at the ASU Downtown Center, 502 E. Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Cost: $165 plus a $25 materials fee.

For more information or to register, please visit our website at http://nmi.asu.edu or contact us at 480-965-1867 - nmi@asu.edu.


Annual Statewide Conference on Homelessness - Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness
November 14-15 (Phoenix)

The Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness presents the 12th Annual Statewide Conference on Homelessness on November 14-15, 2005 at the Black Canyon Conference Center in Phoenix . Featured Speakers include Representative Rick Renzi (Arizona Congressman, District 1), Mary Jo West (Mental Health Advocate), Barbara Duffield (National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth), and Michael Dixon (KBAQ Radio Personality). Some of this year's innovative workshops include Eliminating Stigma, Working with the Media, Understanding Trauma, Preventing Burnout, Issues in Housing, The Road to Recovery, Alternative Detox Treatments, Marketing for Nonprofits, Resources for Effective Governance, and many more. For more information and online registration details, visit our website at www.azceh.org or call 602-340-9393.

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.

To find out how to get involved or for further information, please contact The Volunteer Center at 602-263-9736.

Board Governance: Building Passion for Mission - Enrichment Series
November 18 (Phoenix)

The third of seven segments included in the Nonprofit Enrichment Series, offered by the Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management. This three-hour seminar contains a video lecture presentation on the topic from a leading national expert and includes facilitated group discussion and exercises. Participants will:

  • Learn how to assess board composition
  • Learn how to build a diverse board, where to find board members and how to recruit them
  • Learn creative approaches to board orientation and to building board commitment to mission

Date, Time and Location: November 18, 9 am - 12 pm at the Flinn Foundation, 1802 North Central Avenue, Phoenix. Fee is $40 per person - pre-registration is required. For more information about the entire series, or to register, visit the Center's website at www.asu.edu/copp/nonprofit/conf/con_ees.htm or call 480-965-0607.


Diversity Strategies for Nonprofit Organizations (NMI 119)
November 18 & 19

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

Offered by the ASU Nonprofit Management Institute, this course may be taken alone or an elective toward the professional certificate in nonprofit management. The instructor is Alice Conner. November 18 & 19 from 9am to 3pm at the ASU Downtown Center, 502 E Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Cost: 165. For more information or to register, please visit our website at http://nmi.asu.edu or contact us at 480-965-1867 - nmi@asu.edu.


13th Annual Nonprofit Conference
"Building Boards: Strengthening Communities"
December 8 & 9, 2005

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. 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:

  • Nationally recognized speakers
  • Pre-conference sessions
  • Conference bookstore
  • Information packed workshop sessions
  • Conference binder filled with valuable resources
  • Opportunities to network with other nonprofit and community leaders

For more information, or to register please visit our website at http://nonprofit.asu.edu.


Job Opportunities

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*New Listing* *Multiple Positions* ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership & Management (Tempe)

Director of Professional Education Programs (Nonprofit Management Institute)

Under administrative direction the Director plans, organizes, directs and controls the activities of Professional Development Education (PDE) programs, including the noncredit certificate offerings of the Nonprofit Management Institute (NMI) of the ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management (CNLM) in the College of Public Programs. Provides overall leadership and supervision for comprehensive continuing, extended and distance- learning education of programs associated with CNLM. Identifies market-place opportunities in continuing extended (NMI) and distance education for CNLM. Organizes, manages, promotes and evaluates CNLM conferences and convenings.

Maintains formal and informal communication and collegial relationships with faculty, community partners and nonprofit-sector stakeholders to facilitate relevant program planning and implementation. Oversees the management of continuing, extended and distance-education programs, conferences, and associated personnel, fiscal policies, business development activities and procedures to assure financial sustainability of the PDE activities. Networks with similar programs nationally and with selected international programs to benchmark and initiate collaborative programs. Markets educational programs as appropriate. Coordinates the development of marketing, underwriting support and publicity materials for PDE educational programs.

For more information on this position and how to apply, visit http://www.hr.asu.edu/vacancy_notice/vacancy_posting.asp?id=121962.

Program Coordinator (Nonprofit Management Institute)

Responsible for supporting a broad-based portfolio of noncredit Professional Development Education (PDE) programs and workshops associated with the Center. This includes providing day-to-day support for the Nonprofit Management Institute (NMI), a 13-year old comprehensive training program located at the ASU Downtown Center that offers adult learners a variety of courses and workshops on contemporary topics related to nonprofit leadership and management.

Under the supervision of the PDE unit director and in collaboration with other Center staff, the Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of activities related to the delivery of the workshops, seminars and continuing education classes including the coordination of logistics, instructor relationships, student advising and the collection and analysis of data related to program evaluation. Coordinator also works with other staff in support of additional program activities including new program development, the coordination of business related activities, and the development of marketing and communications strategies.

For more information on this position and how to apply, visit http://www.hr.asu.edu/vacancy_notice/vacancy_posting.asp?id=122002.


*New Listing* Executive Director - The Brain Injury Association of Arizona (Phoenix)

The Brain Injury Association of Arizona seeks an Executive Director. The ED administers, directs, and coordinates all activities of the state organization headquartered in Phoenix, AZ.

Qualifications: 5-7 years nonprofit administration experience, knowledge of brain injury and disability issues. Masters preferred. Salary range $44,000 - $54,000. Closing date 10/31, no phone calls or email please.

Send resume to: ED Search BIA-AZ, c/o Freedom Manor, 2535 E. Heatherbrae, Phoenix, AZ 85016


*New Listing* Program Executive / Resident Camp Director (Full-time)

Responsible for the development, implementation and delivery of quality Girl Scout program that; addresses current girl needs, interests and societal issues; provides girls with a sense of self worth; creates for girls an opportunity for development of skills an knowledge; and, responsible for the management and direction of a resident camp.

To apply, send resume to employeeservices@girlscoutsaz.org or contact Katie Dailey, katiedailey@girlscoutsaz.org for more information.


*New Listing* Vice President of Business Operations - Arizona Humane Society (Phoenix)

Arizona Humane Society, one of the largest nonprofit organizations in Arizona, is seeking a polished, professional executive to oversee its business operations division - this position reports directly to the CEO. Departments reporting to this individual include Operations (adoptions, admissions, field operations and veterinary services), Human Resources, Information Technology, Retail Operations and Accounting. 

The ideal candidate will have a degree in business administration or equivalent and at least 5 years at the senior management level. Primary experience should involve supervising multiple, service-oriented departments and management-level personnel. Additional requirements include a dynamic leadership style, proficiency in public speaking, proficiency in reading and interpreting financial statements, and large-scale project management. Animal welfare or nonprofit experience a definite plus. 

Submit a resume with cover letter and a detailed salary history for the last 5 years either by fax, to 602-268-4515 or by mail to Arizona Humane Society, Attn: Job Opening/VP of Business Operations, 1521 West Dobbins Road, Phoenix, AZ 85041. All submissions must be received no later than November 4, 2005, although earlier submissions will be favorably weighted.


*New Listing* Executive Assistant, Association Services - Valley of the Sun YMCA (Phoenix)

Under the supervision of the Executive Vice President/COO, this position is responsible for providing office, administrative, and secretarial support to the Operations Department. Also responsible for assisting the general coordination, development, and research of future facilities within the association. Computer literate with a high proficiency in Microsoft Office preferred. Minimum 3 years administrative office experience preferred. Must be able to work with little to no supervision, take initiative on projects, have excellent follow-through skills and manage time effectively. Hiring range: $28,162--$35,203.

For more information on this position or to apply, please contact Laura Taylor at 602-252-2963, ext. 105 or e-mail lktaylor@vosymca.org. Closing date for applications is November 18, 2005.


*New Listing* Director of Development - West Valley Symphony (Sun City)

The Director of Development will: develop fund raising goals and strategies for capital and annual funding programs; move current annual donors to higher giving levels and acquire new annual and capital donors; plan, direct and implement all fund raising and stewardship activities in all areas of contributed annual income including individual, corporate, foundation, government and volunteer support and sponsorships; oversee donor recognition; develop and implement a 5-year endowment campaign with a goal of $500,000 per year; maximize the resources of the Association through the effective training of board members and volunteers. Develop and implement strategies to increase subscription and single ticket sales. Demonstrated experience and success with major gift solicitations; corporate gifts and sponsorships; grantwriting (foundations and government and corporate agencies); direct mail campaigns; donor benefits, cultivation, and stewardship; and special events planning and execution.

Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 6-8 years experience. Must have strong/effective writing, communication and interpersonal skills; goal and detail oriented; special event planning and execution experience. Marketing experience a plus. Full time exempt position with partial benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. 

Send cover letter and resume to Richard Shelton, Executive Director, West Valley Symphony, P.O. Box 1417, Sun City, AZ 85373. Fax or e-mail accepted: 623-972-4495 or info@westvalleysymphony.org.


*New Listing* Development Associate - Herberger Theater Center (Phoenix)

The Herberger Theater Center seeks a Development Associate to assist the Director of Development with all fundraising events and programs. In addition, the position will share specific administrative tasks with Administrative Assistant Position.

Qualified candidates will have excellent organizational, verbal, written and computer skills. Experience in database management; proficiency in Raiser's Edge a plus. Must be a detail-oriented self-starter capable of juggling multiple tasks. Must work well independently and with the team. This is a part-time position (20 hrs/week; afternoons) with occasional evenings and weekends required.

Please send cover letter and resume: Director of Development, Herberger Theater Center, 222 East Monroe, Phoenix, AZ 85004; fax: (602) 254-7399 x105; email: laustin@herbergertheater.org.


*New Listing* Research and Evaluation Director - Valley of the Sun United Way (Phoenix)

This position is responsible for collecting, analyzing, evaluating and organizing data in support of Valley of the Sun United Way's efforts to identify community assets and challenges, develop strategies to address community challenges, and evaluate the progress of VSUW's work in supporting improved community conditions and results that matter.

Responsibilities Include: Research and identify trends related to community needs in Maricopa County and Sub regions, Identify, evaluate and collect data in support of the development of initiatives, grant applications and community strategies, Research and recommend best practices/benchmark data in defined impact areas, Develop outcome measurements and provide training and support to investment and initiative partners, Design and manages program information and outcome measurement systems for United Way. Oversees data collection system, Manage development and analyze data for internal use, such as program information on funded activities, GIS mapping, and Health and Human services trends, Draft reports on community and human services for large scale distribution collection, report design and writing, and collaboration with marketing staff on report production, Represent United Way in collaborative research efforts with other organizations, serves as lead in community data partnerships, Supervise and manage Grantsmanship Developer.

For a full description, including skills/abilities and how to submit your information, please visit our website at www.vsuw.org. Click on VSUW openings under the Quick Link section. VSUW offers great benefits and working environment and is an E.O.E.


*New Listing* Volunteer Coordinator - Laveen Community Council (Laveen)

The Volunteer Coordinator will provide basic support and coordination for the Laveen Project and work closely with the consultant and members of the Laveen Group. The basic function of the Coordinator will be to develop the policies, procedures and guidelines for a future Volunteer Referral Center and Community Center.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Write volunteer assignment descriptions to accurately reflect the volunteer position and include all pertinent information in an organized and uniform format.
  • Work with webmaster to develop a Virtual Volunteer Referral Center.
  • Work with community organizations to evaluate their need for volunteer services.
  • Develop new assignment descriptions, as a result of newly identified needs.
  • Recruit, interview and assign volunteers to meet an organization's needs.
  • Develops a volunteer application form.
  • Develop a volunteer orientation, training and performance evaluation to ensure consistent, high quality service to organizations.
  • Develops goals and objectives for the Volunteer Referral Center and monitor progress toward their achievement.
  • Develop a policy and procedure manual for the Volunteer Referral Center.
  • Prepares and administers the department's budget.
  • Directs the development of recognition, retention and motivation programs for volunteers.
  • Maintains appropriate volunteer personnel records/reports and documents volunteer services and hours.
  • Communicates regularly with consultant and Laveen Group.

Required Education & Skills:

  • A Baccalaureate degree preferred, with a major in the behavioral sciences, personnel administration, business management or communications.
  • Prior experience of three to five years in supervision or management, preferably in a similar organization.
  • A demonstrated commitment to volunteerism, which could include actual volunteer experience.
  • The ability to relate to persons of all ages and of diverse backgrounds, skills and abilities.
  • A high level of verbal and written communication skills.
  • Management and organizational skills to carry out the responsibilities of the position
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus

This is a temporary part-time position, which may lead to a permanent part time or full time position. Send resumes to Russell Luder, President, Laveen Community Council, P.O. Box 488, Laveen, Arizona 85339.


*New Listing* Fundraising Specialist - American Liver Foundation, Inc. (Phoenix)

Manage, coordinate and implement major fundraising projects annually to generate unrestricted funds for American Liver Foundation. Responsible for cultivating and soliciting new corporate and individual donors for all events. Assist with developing written communication and event materials. Perform support and other duties as required to meet the needs of the ALF.

Requirements: Minimum Bachelors Degree with emphasis in marketing or business, or closely related field, or two years of fundraising experience and an AA degree from a community college or technical school with a major in marketing. Working knowledge of word processing and other related skills on the computer. Preferred: Bachelor's Degree and two to three years fundraising experience in a nonprofit organization.

Contact: Melissa McCracken at 602-953-1800, or send resume and cover letter referencing this position to mmccracken@liverfoundation.org.


*New Listing* Bilingual Enrollment Specialist - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona (Phoenix)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona is a leading mentoring organization in the United States. We match adult volunteer mentors to children in need of a positive adult role model.

We are currently hiring for a Bilingual Enrollment Specialist. The Bilingual Enrollment Specialist will focus on interviewing, enrollment and assessment of Volunteers, Children and Families who participate in one of the most successful and respected mentoring programs in the United States.

The Bilingual Enrollment Specialist must be able to interview, assess and document effectively; be self-motivated; highly organized; adept at time management, and highly skilled at verbal communication. Requirements include: 1. A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and at least two years professional experience, preferably in social services, human resources or a similar field 2. Proficient in Microsoft Office 3. Ability to work a flexible schedule 4. Must be fluent in Spanish.

Send resume with cover letter to Laurie Callan, 1010 E McDowell #400, Phoenix, AZ 85006; email lcallan@bbbsaz.org. No faxes please. Position is open until filled. EEO/AA


*New Listing* Sponsorship Manager - Arizona Science Center (Phoenix)

The Arizona Science Center, with the mission to inspire, educate, and entertain people about science, seeks an energetic professional to join our team as Sponsorship Manager. This position will manage the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of corporate contributions and sponsorships. The Sponsorship Manager will work with the Director of Development, Assistant Director of Development, and Director of Marketing & Sales to develop and execute overall corporate fundraising strategies and to manage and support volunteer committees.

Qualified candidates will have stellar interpersonal, organizational, analytic, verbal, written, and computer skills. Must be a detail-oriented self-starter capable of juggling multiple priorities. Must work well both independently and with the team. This is a FT position with some evenings and weekends required.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Assistant Director of Development, Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85004; fax: 602-716-2099; e-mail: development@azscience.org.


*New Listing* Case Manager - Homeless Outreach Program (Phoenix)

This position is responsible for the case management of homeless individuals and families who are referred to our central Phoenix office. The position involves significant data entry and computer generated reporting. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the issues of homeless individuals, including veterans, substance abusers and the mentally challenged. Familiarity with community services available to this population preferred. Salary DOE Call John at 602-267-4196 for information.


*New Listing* Trip Coordinator - Grand Canyon Youth (Flagstaff)

Grand Canyon Youth is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization based in Flagstaff , AZ. Our mission is to provide youth an experiential education along the rivers and in the canyons of the Colorado Plateau in an effort to promote environmental awareness, community involvement, personal growth, and teamwork among people of diverse backgrounds.

Being a Trip Coordinator is a demanding yet extremely rewarding experience. It is an integral component to Grand Canyon Youth's success with its participants on the river, and is essential in promoting our mission. The responsibility of this position begins far before the river component, in aiding participants with service learning and educational projects, and continues even after the trip has ended, with a post-trip party, evaluations, and transitional support. All of this work is rewarded by experiencing, with the youth, the beauty and inspiration of an educational river trip. Your commitment of time and energy to our program is the payment that we are looking for: Previous experience facilitating or guiding youth for extended periods of time, whitewater rafting, and supervising youth in remote settings; excellent communication skills; the ability to commit to all Trip Coordinator responsibilities; a basic understanding of the Experiential Education process; and basic knowledge of the Colorado Plateau environment.

Contact Grand Canyon Youth for Application by 11/20/05. Submit GCY application and resume by 12/01/05. Questions? Please don't hesitate to call 928-773-7921 or email info@gcyouth.org.


*New Listing* *Multiple Positions* The Salvation Army Kaiser Homeless Family Shelter (Phoenix)

Program Coordinator
Position is full-time exempt, salary DOE. Excellent benefits include health, vision and dental coverage, sick leave, paid holidays, a retirement plan and 4 weeks vacation annually. Duties of this position, which manages a 119 bed family shelter include: developing, expanding, and implementing services to meet the needs of homeless families, hiring, training, supervision, evaluation and disciplinary measures of staff, responsibility for compliance with grant mandates and outcome measurements, and preparation of monthly and annual reports.

The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field, and have experience in Social Services as well as experience supervising staff.

Activity Coordinator
Full-time position with excellent benefits including health, vision, and dental coverage, sick leave, paid holidays and a retirement plan. Duties include arranging recreational opportunities for shelter clients and their children, oversight of activity volunteers and assistance to the Program Coordinator in the administration of relevant program issues such as childcare and child safety. Candidate should be responsible, energetic and have experience working with "at risk" youth. Knowledge of community resources preferred.

Facility Monitor
Full-time and part-time position openings for entry-level position that is responsible for the supervision and safety of all clients residing in the shelter. They are responsible for phone screening, assisting with intakes, drug testing, room checks and monitoring meals. They work closely with case managers to assist families moving from crisis to stability and self-sufficiency.

For all positions, please send resume and cover letter to hr@tsasw.org.


*New Listing* *Multiple Positions* Phoenix Indian Center, Inc. (Phoenix)

Prevention/MIS Specialist
Assist with education and prevention program implementation including all levels of data collection (form development, training of staff, technical assistance to staff, timely collection of forms, etc.) with all programs in department. Work closely with all Phoenix Indian Center (PIC) program coordinators regarding development of an overall database and all issues of data collection (instrument development, staff training, data entry, and report data). Prepares drafts of required program data for submission to funding sources, PIC quarterly reports.

Workforce Skills Trainer
Trains customers to develop job readiness skills. Develops curriculum and updates lesson plan. Develops resources and speakers through community linkages. Maintains files with progress notes, required documents and logged support services. Supervises a part-time program aide.

Workforce Specialist
Assesses individuals to determine education, employment and training service plans. Provides counseling to address barriers to identified goals. Works with customer's one-one-one and in small groups. Identifies community resources to address customer's issues and needs. Obtains information on staffing needs of local employers and assists customers with job placement. Maintains contact with employers and community agencies. Negotiates On-the-Job Training (OJT) contracts. Maintains required paperwork and files for customers and notes activities in same. Maintains professional working relationships with department and agency staff and local community representatives.

For information and application visit www.phxindcenter.org or call Ms. Carol Ortiz, 602.264.6768 ext. 103.


*New Listing* *Multiple Positions* Central Arizona Shelter Services (Phoenix and Sunnyslope, AZ)

Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS) is Arizona 's largest homeless center.  The mission of CASS is to empower men, women, and children with diverse needs to end their homelessness by providing shelter and supportive services. CASS offers a wide variety of services, including emergency shelter services for families, women, and men; adult case management and employment services, dental services, and a child development center.  CASS seeks to hire full-time shelter staff to work with homeless adults in the downtown Phoenix area and with families in the Sunnyslope area.

Shelter Mananger I
Shelter Manager I works to maintain a safe and humane shelter environment, and to assist guests in achieving their highest level of self-sufficiency. The Shelter Manager I does not require any experience. They will be part of CASS's Shelter Team. The Shelter Manager I pay is $8.00 plus excellent benefits including medical, dental and life insurance as well as a 403(b)-retirement plan with employer matching contributions. For more information about the downtown Phoenix openings please call (602) 256-6945 ext. 3120 and for more information about the Sunnyslope openings please call (602) 944-0960 ext. 22.

Preschool/Toddler Teacher
CASS seeks to hire full-time Preschool/Toddler Teacher to provide quality childcare to homeless children in the Sunnyslope area. This position requires a CDA or AA and a minimum of 6 months of experience. The salary is DOE plus excellent benefits including medical, dental and life insurance as well as a 403(b)-retirement plan with employer matching contributions. For more information about this position please email your resume to jwise@cass-az.org or call (602) 870-8778.

For more information about CASS please visit our website at www.cass-az.org . EOE.


*New Listing* Administrative Coordinator - Youth On Their Own, Inc. (Tucson)

Nonprofit organization providing services to homeless and abandoned youth throughout Tucson and Pima County seeks highly motivated and organized individual to coordinate and manage office and staff activities, assist executive director in preparation of materials and assist board and committees. Prefer BA in business admin., education, social service or related field. Successful candidates will possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Ability to effectively interact with people from all backgrounds. Candidate well versed in Access, Word, Excel, and Power Point with strong general computer knowledge.

Ideal candidates will have a 2-5 year track record in business or nonprofit, supervisory experience and ability to manage a wide variety of task concurrently. Competitive salary plus generous benefits. Send cover letter, resume, and references to Youth On Their Own, Tomás León, Executive Director, tleon@yoto.org or fax 520-888-7233. Open until filled.


*New Listing* Administrative Assistant - Arizona Opera (Phoenix)

Arizona Opera seeks Administrative Assistant to the V.P. of External Affairs at Phoenix location. Ideal candidate possesses at least two years' experience in nonprofit fundraising environment; ability to handle multiple/diverse projects simultaneously; experience with Raiser's Edge or similar database software & all components of Microsoft Office; experience with major event planning and management; some experience with donor cultivation/solicitation practices; attention to detail & strong organizational skill. Arizona Opera is one of the oldest major arts orgs in the state serving two cities with 5 operas productions each season. Work environment is artistic, fun but fast-paced. Salary is commensurate with experience.Interested candidates: submit resume & cover letter by October 10, 2005 via email jenny@azopera.com, fax 602-266-5806 or mail 4600 N 12th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85014.


*New Listing* Payables/Business Position - Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development (Phoenix)

Payables/Business office has full-time position. Process AP invoices and petty cash, data entry work, contacting vendors, maintaining and reconciling excel workpapers, and other accounting/business office functions. 3+ years college education or work related experience in bookkeeping or payables. Must know Excel and computerized driving. For more information on this position or to apply, please contact Anna Journey at hrdirector@tumbleweed.org or 602-271-9904.


CEO - Northern Arizona Consumers Advocating Recovery and Empowerment (Flagstaff)

NAZCARE seeks to significantly enhance its RECOVERY philosophy and organizational culture. To do so, they are recruiting a skilled Chief Executive Officer that is able to demonstrate genuine and successful involvement of staff/consumers in his/her past leadership experiences.

This position requires a professional that has experience managing non-profit organizations, preferably with a background in behavioral health. NAZCARE prefers an individual that has utilized the behavioral healthcare system personally in some manner and/or has experience with consumer-participative programs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: oversight of operations management, strategic business planning, oversight of human resources/staffing management, financial planning and budgeting, risk analysis and quality management.

Requirements, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field required.
  • MBA or other advanced degree strongly preferred.
  • Experience managing nonprofit organizations required.
  • Experience with volunteers preferred.
  • 3 years of executive level experience required.
  • Knowledge of RECOVERY initiatives preferred.
  • Past or present consumer of behavioral healthcare services strongly preferred.
  • Ability to thrive in an unpredictable, ever-evolving and often stressful environment a must.

To apply, visit www.narbha.org or send resume to: Director of HR, Northern Arizona Regional Behavioral Health Authority, 1300 S. Yale St., Flagstaff, Arizona, 86001. Phone: 928-774-7128; Fax 928-774-5665; or e-mail hr@narbha.com. Dedicated to a multicultural workplace. Seeking bilingual candidates.


Executive Director - High Country Early Intervention Program (Prescott)

High Country Early Intervention Program seeks Executive Director to start January 1, 2006 . The agency serves families with children from birth to age five with and without disabilities/developmental delays. Position oversees all aspects of the organization, including financial, program development, program implementation, grant development, staff development, and staff supervision. Requirements include: business management skills, budget development/management, supervisory experience, program development skills, sensitivity to individuals representing a variety of cultures and to families raising children with special needs, ability to collaborate with staff, other agencies, groups, and families in a team approach, MS in Early Childhood, SPED, Pediatric PT, OT, SP, or related field and three years experience required. 30 hour work week. Benefits include flexible schedule, health insurance and vacation pay. Salary DOE. HCEI serves families with children (0-5 years) with special needs. See www.hceip.org. To request complete job description call Karen Fay at 776-4349 or Christine Merrill at 771-2406. To apply, submit letter of interest, resumé and 3 reference contacts to HCEIP, 340 North Mount Vernon Ave, Prescott, AZ 86301.


Youth Sports Program Director - Chris-Town YMCA (Phoenix)

Exciting opportunity for energetic, motivated individual to join a team of committed branch staff team to manage the sports department. Looking for an individual who has the ability to show significant growth in all areas of sports department. Budget size of $144,000. Facility includes an outdoor multi-sport court, sports field, and skate park. Qualified applicants will have 3-5 years of youth and adult sports program experience, excellent organization skills, communication skills and must be multi-task oriented. Responsibilities include; supervision of staff and volunteers, fiscal development and management, planning, promotion and implementation of all sports programs. College degree in related field and bilingual a plus. Hiring range: $28,162-$35,203.

For more information on this position or to apply, please contact Laura Taylor at 602-252-2963, ext. 105 or e-mail lktaylor@vosymca.org.


Finance Manager - Community Information & Referral (Phoenix)

This position is responsible for recording/reporting information necessary for the planning and financial control of the agency's finances, safeguarding assists, complying with legal/corporate reporting requirements. The position reports to the Executive Director and assists in the development of financial reports, operating budgets, and funding proposals. A minimum of 10 years full charge bookkeeping experience and use of QuickBooks Pro accounting software is preferred. Salary DOE plus excellent benefits including health care coverage and retirement plan. E-mail resume to roberto@cir.org.


Marketing Specialist - Save The Family (Mesa)

Full-time position responsible for agency marketing and graphics. Responsible for assisting Development Team with all aspects of fundraising and event planning. The ideal candidate will be proficient with PCs, PageMaker, PhotoShop, Acrobat, Publisher, and Microsoft Office. Candidate must be very internet savvy and have excellent organizational skills and people skills to interface with the public. 2 years experience in layout and graphic design required. Applicants must submit samples of prior work along with resume. $30K -$34K DOE (depending on experience), full-benefits, EOE.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email johnL@savethefamily.org.


Program Manager - Kids Voting Arizona (Phoenix)

Kids Voting Arizona is currently seeking a Program Manager to oversee all activities related to the development of new programs, implementing existing programs and projects and providing training to teachers throughout Arizona . The Program Manager reports directly to the Executive Director of Kids Voting Arizona.

Duties & Responsibilities: developing innovative and exciting new programs, materials and events to increase K-12 student participation and classroom involvement with Kids Voting Arizona; providing teacher training, school presentations, and other projects/programs; coordinating day-to-day program and project activities; maintaining database of community contacts; collecting and analyzing program activity data; developing and presenting comprehensive statistical and narrative program reports; developing advertising and marketing strategies for Kids Voting Arizona programs and services; writing/publishing quarterly electronic newsletter; and coordinating media coverage prior to and during Election Day.

Requirements & Qualifications: Experienced professional with exceptional program development and organizational skills. Outstanding written and oral communication skills, public speaking and training experience. Working knowledge of K-12 education field as well as community resources and contacts. Proven ability to prioritize and manage a multi-project workload and to exercise initiative. Experience with Word, Excel, Access, Front Page, PowerPoint and Windows XP Professional. Willing to travel extensively throughout the State.

Education/Experience Required: Bachelor's Degree in Education or a related field from and accredited college or university. A minimum of two years program development, management and marketing experience. Experience working in an educational setting or teacher training experience is essential. Experience in government, civic engagement, or curriculum development is desirable. Spanish language proficiency is a plus. Understanding of nonprofit organizations is helpful.

For a more complete job description, please visit our web site at: http://www.kidsvotingaz.org/prog_mgr.doc.

Please e-mail cover letter, resume and references to paul@kidsvotingaz.org.


Event Consultant - Arizona Foundation for Women (Phoenix)

The Arizona Foundation for Women is in the position to contract an Event Consultant that specializes in walk/marathon coordination. This person will work with AFW on the Walk to End Domestic Violence, an annual event that has over 4,000 participants. Responsibilities include: organizes, develops, coordinates and leads the growth of the Walk to End Domestic Violence. Works in conjunction with the CEO and volunteer leadership to expand revenue streams, volunteers and relationships. Administers Walk-related event activities. Requirements for this position are: college degree and/or equivalent educational training and no less than 3 years of fundraising/event and business experience. Salary range: $35-45k.

If interested, submit cover letter and resume to: Nancy Dean, CEO, Arizona Foundation for Women, 2828 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004. Applications accepted until position is filled.


Development Assistant - The Centers for Habilitation (Tempe)

Interested in Fundraising, Event Planning, Communications, working for a nonprofit? Apply now for the Development Assistant position (internship or regular part-time position) at The Centers for Habilitation, a local nonprofit empowering people with disabilities since 1967. No specific experience is required. We are looking for someone with customer service, computer, and public speaking skills who is interested in the nonprofit arena. $10/Hr. + benefits. Part-time with some schedule flexibility. Please call 480-730-4221, fax 480-730-6525, email brandyorona@tch-az.com, or apply in person: 215 W. Lodge Dr. Tempe. EOE.


Administrative Assistant - Special Olympics Arizona (Phoenix)

Special Olympics Arizona is a nonprofit organization that specializes in athletic training and providing competitions to over 8,500 intellectually disabled individuals throughout the state of Arizona.

Special Olympics Arizona is seeking a team-oriented, professional Administrative Assistant. This individual will be key in opening and closing the front office and all administrative functions for the office including: greeting guests, conference and meeting planning, ordering supplies, maintaining office machines, answering phone, data entry, an assortment of assigned tasks as needed and maintaining calendars for the Office and Executive Director. This individual must be able to handle multiple tasks and be a self motivator.

This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary is dependent upon experience and skill. Qualifications include a High School Diploma, Associate's Degree or six years progressive experience. Proficiency in Microsoft (World, Excel and Access) and Outlook Calendar.

Interested applicants please fax resumes to 602-230-1110, Attn: Julie Hall.


Administrative Receptionist - Save The Family (Mesa)

Seeking enthusiastic, customer oriented individual for full-time position. Responsibilities include but are not limited to phones, greeting and directing visitors. Schedule donation pick-ups and meetings as directed; update, distribute and maintain adequate supply of inter-office directories, marketing material and grant attachments; and order and maintain office supply inventory. Must be PC Microsoft Office knowledgeable.

$10 per/hr DOE (depending on experience), full benefits, EOE. Fax or e-mail resume to Teresa Garcia, Human Resource Manager, at 480-898-9007 or teresag@savethefamily.org.


*Multiple Positions* U.S. Vets (Phoenix)

U.S. Vets provides housing and employment services to homeless veterans. We are accepting resumes for the following positions: Case Manager and AmeriCorps Members.

Case Manager

Candidates for the Case Manager position should have a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and 2 years of experience. Strong computer, written and verbal skills are a must. Small case load and flexible schedule. Salary: 24k to 30k depending on experience.

AmeriCorps Members

We are in need of Veteran Services Coordinators (VSC) and Intake Specialists. The VSC position provides daily oversight and structure for veteran activities. We have VCS overnight positions available as well. As a member of AmeriCorps you will receive a monthly living stipend of approximately $850.00, limited health insurance and upon successful completion of your 10 month term a $4,750.00 Education Award.

Please e-mail resumes and letters of interest to TonyJohnson@usvetsinc.org or call at 602-305-8585.


GED Coordinator - Jeremiah Project (Phoenix)

Position open for GED Coordinator. Responsibilities include teaching GED classes and being a part of a team that develops curriculum, recruits, and trains volunteer tutors/teachers. This person must be a certified GED instructor or in the process of obtaining certification. They must be a certified GED instructor and have past experience working with urban youth. Please call 602-252-5225 for more information.

AmeriCorps Positions - Make A Difference (Phoenix)

AmeriCorps members dedicate a year of their lives to building a better future for the people in the communities they serve. Make A Difference is offering a unique opportunity for 20 individuals to gain nonprofit and career experience while serving on the 2006 AmeriCorps team. This program places members in the Phoenix Metropolitan area within Make A Difference, as well as, our community partner sites, addressing issues relating to homelessness, education, the environment, neighborhood revitalization, and much more. These are full-time, 12-month positions. The program begins in January 2006. For a more detailed position description and for information about how to apply please visit our website www.makeadifference.org.

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