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Sep 11, 2019
General Duties and Responsibilities The Senior Director, Development & Communication is a creative, self-starter, experienced fundraiser and strategic communicator who will oversee all agency fundraising and messaging activities. In partnership with the CEO, the Senior Director will set annual and multi-year goals, develop and implement fundraising and communication plans to achieve those goals, and forge new relationships to build NCJW|LA’s financial resources and visibility. The Senior Director will work closely with the CEO to determine the staffing needs of the development and communication department, recommend responsible use of resources, and direct staff and volunteer leadership to ensure the success of the agency’s fundraising and messaging strategies. Essential Duties and Responsibilities   Serve as a member of the leadership team Actively participate in leadership meetings and contribute to strategic discussions related to programs, program evaluation, social enterprise, finance, HR, and admin. Provide timely reports to the CEO, CFO, and Board of Directors that track progress toward annual fundraising goals. Liaise with the Board of Directors Development and Marketing committee. Represent NCJW|LA in various community events and forums. Work closely with the CPO to ensure grant commitments and monthly progress on KPIs are in sync with funder expectations. Establish personnel accountabilities for your team and evaluate performance, assure stability of the team by contributing to a rewarding working environment.   Help secure the short-term and long-range sustainability of the agency Design and execute an annual fundraising strategy that includes but is not limited to individual giving, planned giving, special events, grants, and an annual campaign, in partnership with the CEO and CPO. Support the CEO to build the capacity of NCJW|LA’s Board of Directors to identify, cultivate, and steward donors. Oversee annual event(s) to increase profitability and/or make recommendations for changes and improvements. Collaborate with the CFO to oversee the agency’s budget planning and financial strategy; monitor and report regularly on the progress of the development program. Provide leadership and support for government and foundation grant applications, including timely submission of proposals and reports, relationship development, and regularly connecting with grant-funded programs to ensure compliance as well as to collect stories and impact data.   Institute best practices and systems Create and nurture a culture of philanthropy throughout NCJW|LA and ensure that team members and volunteer leadership across the organization participate in and support fundraising initiatives and goals. Remain current with funding sources and trends to keep NCJW|LA ahead of major changes. Analyze the effectiveness of fundraising efforts to meet organizational goals and report out results to the board and leadership. Oversee best practices in data management with a strong focus on development systems and policies to be used across the organization.   Oversee strategic marketing and communications Support the development of clear and consistent brand and communications that articulate our program design, impact measures, and differentiation in the sector; ensure brand guidelines are followed throughout the agency. Develop a cohesive strategy for website, newsletters, annual impact reports, and social media messaging; identify KPI’s and work with team to track and report outcomes. Ensure marketing efforts throughout the organization clearly and effectively reflect the organization’s fundraising campaigns and initiatives. Guide the development of the Case for Support and the creation of template language for funding solicitations.   Key Qualifications & Skills Bachelor’s degree required. 7+ years fund development experience with progressive responsibility. Proven success in designing and managing a variety of fundraising campaigns, including six-figure investments. Demonstrated success with content development and campaign messaging. Proven ability to cultivate existing donors and initiate new prospects. Understanding of Los Angeles funding landscape and demonstrated history of securing institutional funding. Strong leadership skills with ability to inspire board members, donors, and volunteers. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Experienced team leader with exceptional interpersonal skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups of people. Detail-oriented with ability to think quickly and use sound judgment.
NCJW | LA 543 North Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA Development
Sep 11, 2019
Reporting to the Development and Communications Manager, the Development and Communications Assistant (DCA) will be primarily responsible for assisting with grant proposals and administrative tasks related to grant reporting. The DCA would be involved with grant writing, submissions, tracking, data reporting, and communication with current and potential supporters in order to advance ImmDef’s fund development. Additionally, the DCA will assist with event planning and logistics, communications with funders, social media communications, press releases, media coordination and volunteer coordination. This position will also be responsible for any special projects assigned by the Development and Communications Manager that move forward the organization’s goals and mission. Essential Functions Continuously maintain administrative procedures to manage a portfolio of city, county, state, and federal government and institutional funding grants;  Assist Development and Communications Manager to identify funder prospects, research opportunities, and prepare/submit proposals; Provide administrative support to Development and Communications Manager by maintaining and updating proposal and award information in systems and databases, creating and maintaining files, and coordinating/tracking proposal submission, awards, compliance, tracking, and reporting; Assist Development and Communications Manager to engage new and existing foundation and institutional partners and enhance relationships through grants, event sponsorships, and in-kind donations; Assist with the preparation of reports consistent with funder requirements. Assist with additional activities including donor acknowledgment, event planning, attendance and coordination at fundraising events, tours and presentations, and data management; Assist Development and Communications Manager with social media communications, press released, blog posts, newsletters and various other types of internal and external communications; Other duties as assigned by Development and Communications Manager or other ImmDef leadership staff. Competencies Strong organizational skills; Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with staff and funders; Strong written and verbal communication skills; Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem solving; Highly resourceful team player, with the ability to also excel independently and efficiently manage time; Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of constituent service and response Preferred Education and Experience Experience working in non-profit development, in either a paid or volunteer position; Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work under pressure; Enthusiasm for working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment; Passion for social justice for immigrants required; DACA recipients encouraged to apply. Benefits Pay $18.00-$23.00 per hour DOE Holidays and Paid Time Off 12 paid holidays 1-Week paid winter break between Christmas and New Years 15 vacation days per year 12 Sick Days per year Health, Dental and Vision Insurance ImmDef offers a number of health plans that are 100% paid plans for staff starting on the 1 st  of the month following 30 days of employment. Additionally, we pay 75% of the premiums for select plans for immediate family members, including registered domestic partners. FSA and Dependent Care FSA ImmDef offers FSA plans to help offset the costs of eligible health care expenses for you, your spouse, and your eligible dependents using pre-tax dollars We also offer Dependent Care FSA to pay for eligible dependent care services, such as preschool, summer day camp, before or after school programs, and child or adult daycare. 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan ImmDef staff are eligible to enroll in our 401(k) plans immediately upon hire, contributing pre-tax dollars towards their retirement goals After six months on staff, ImmDef will match 100% of contributions up to 3% Funds are vested immediately! Public Service Loan Forgiveness As a 501(c)3, qualified ImmDef staff are eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Bar Dues ImmDef covers California Bar Dues up to $450 annually Parking and Travel Stipend ImmDef Staff commuting into our DTLA office are eligible for reimbursement of parking or public transit costs up to $90 per month.   How To Apply administrativejobs@immdef.org http://www.immdef.org Application Instructions:  Email cover letter, resume, 3 references and a writing sample to: Immigrant Defenders Law Center at  administrativejobs@immdef.org . In the subject line please write FIRST NAME_LAST NAME_Development Assistant Application. Please indicate where you came across our job posting. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.   ImmDef believes in second chances. As an organization, we will rely on individualized assessments in the hiring of those with past criminal convictions. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for a position fighting for our immigrant communities!   Immigrant Defenders Law Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Immigrant Defenders Law Center Los Angeles, CA, USA Marketing / PR
Sep 11, 2019
The National MS Society is seeking a goal-orientated, relationship-focused, experienced fundraiser to join our Development team as the Director, Bike MS. The Development Director, Bike MS is responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of Bike MS events in the New York City metro to meet or exceed revenue and engagement goals. This position collaborates with Development Leadership to develop the operational plan and strategic priorities for events in the assigned market and will utilize metrics to identify areas for growth and opportunity. The Director will deepen relationships and engagement with participants and teams, top fundraisers, and corporate sponsors in order to ensure an exceptional experience for all.  This position collaborates with local staff, key volunteers and board members to reach revenue goals. In addition, this position is part of a Bike MS team who develop and implement the fundraising, recruitment and cultivation strategies for Bike MS nationally and will work closely with the logistics team assigned to the territory. This position reports to the Sr Director, Bike MS and will lead 2-3 direct reports. Responsibilities Essential Function/Responsibility  Responsible for the implementation and execution of the operational plan for assigned events focused on acquisition, retention and cultivation of top fundraisers, teams, participants, sponsors, and volunteers Cultivates and strengthens relationships with event participants, teams, top fundraisers, key volunteers, and sponsors to increase engagement with the Society and accelerate revenue growth Works in collaboration with Development Leadership and local leadership team in the relationship management strategy for fundraisers at all levels, teams, team captains, corporate partners and volunteers. Collaborates with local team to ensure effective execution of the campaign in their market as well as assess volunteer engagement and corporate development opportunities Evaluates and implements processes that enable rapid adoption of successful tactics into the market plan for assigned events In collaboration with the AVP of Execution builds strong and balanced participant portfolios for each Bike MS staff member in the assigned market. The portfolios will include teams, top fundraisers, participants, sponsors, volunteers, etc. Ensures fundraising strategies are understood by market staff and that the staff is meeting the goals and expectations set for them Coaches, develops, and directly supervises a team responsible for executing the local fundraising plan In collaboration with Development Leadership and local leadership oversee the budgeted revenue discussion, revenue growth assessment, and the operational planning process for assigned events. Oversees the execution of the integrated marketing and communication plan focused on acquisition, retention and revenue growth for each market in the assigned event revenue portfolio.   Facilitates Volunteer Engagement for fundraising and event experience in the assigned event revenue portfolio Increases the number of Society volunteers focused on Bike MS by recognizing and recruiting talent Engages volunteers through meaningful and impactful work that is well defined and structured by employing the strategies, tools and resources in their local market. Identifies, develops and grows volunteer capacity (skills and talents) to achieve measurable and sustainable results while removing obstacles. Ensures volunteer behaviors are aligned with Society Operating Principles; provide timely feedback and coaching to improve performance and behaviors. Ensures that volunteers are fueling the success and expanding the capacity by coaching to and assisting staff with building action-oriented volunteer leadership committees for fundraising (acquisition of sponsors, teams and participants) and event experience (the quality of the experience a participant has from the time they register through completion of the event) that will be led by the market Bike MS staff. Cultivates volunteers, seeks and provides feedback and shares opportunities for reciprocal growth and learning.   Provides Leadership and expertise as part of the Bike MS Team responsible for achieving revenue goals Ensures communication and integration of national strategies into assigned market events Ensures the strategies, resources and tools created by the marketing, relationship development and event experience teams are deployed in assigned market to drive revenue and registration. Collaborates with other market leaders to provide a unified and consistent experience for sponsors, participants, donors and volunteers that are shared between revenue channels. Bridges corporate and volunteer relationships to other markets where new teams and additional sponsorship can be realized Is an active member of the Strategy 6: Resource and Revenue Growth Team. Ensures communication and integration between the development team and other revenue channels in their assigned market Working closely with the local logistics and services teams to fully engage and mobilize the MS community.   Qualifications Minimum Education: Bachelor of Arts or Science preferably in Non-profit management, PR, Communications, Marketing and/or Business background preferred but not required depending on experience   Minimum Experience: At least 6 years of development and/or sales experience including 2 years in a supervisory position  Demonstrated ability in strategic planning, revenue generation, budgeting, and analytics to drive measurable results and focus resources on work that will excel revenue growth. Ability to analyze the numbers and adjust market plans based on the data and results. Ability to manage staff and volunteers Ability to manage multiple priorities, complex situations and strong relationship and communication skills to provide leadership to a large number of staff and constituents   Technical/Other: Ability to use Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Reporting tools (Metrics that Matter or similar reporting software). Knowledge and ability to use Society technology platforms including Blackbaud, GoTo Meeting etc. Commitment to the mission, vision, cultural values, and expectations of the National MS Society This position will be required to drive/travel on Society business. Candidate must possess a valid driver's license, proof of insurance and reliable transportation. The Society does run motor vehicle checks for all positions which require driving and the applicant must meet the Society guidelines. Availability to work occasional nights and weekends to support events, committee meetings, etc.   The National Multiple Sclerosis Society provides a highly competitive, comprehensive benefit package to employees. These benefits include a considerable Paid Time Off Plan; Paid Holidays; 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Society match; Educational Reimbursement Plan; Professional Development Assistance; Commuter Benefit Plan;  Comprehensive Health & Welfare benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending Accounts, Life Insurance, Disability Coverage, Life Assistance Plan as well as additional voluntary benefit offerings. How to Apply Please submit your resume and cover letter by applying directly to the job posting located on our company website:  https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/nghome.guid?c=1109441&d=External&prc=RMPOD3&r=5000525356406   National MS Society https://www.nationalmssociety.org/About-the-Society/Careers  
National MS Society Waltham, MA, USA Marketing / PR
Sep 10, 2019
The National MS Society is seeking a goal-orientated, relationship-focused, experienced fundraiser to join our Development team as the Director, Bike MS. The Development Director, Bike MS is responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of Bike MS events in the New York City metro to meet or exceed revenue and engagement goals. This position collaborates with Development Leadership to develop the operational plan and strategic priorities for events in the assigned market and will utilize metrics to identify areas for growth and opportunity. The Director will deepen relationships and engagement with participants and teams, top fundraisers, and corporate sponsors in order to ensure an exceptional experience for all.  This position collaborates with local staff, key volunteers and board members to reach revenue goals. In addition, this position is part of a Bike MS team who develop and implement the fundraising, recruitment and cultivation strategies for Bike MS nationally and will work closely with the logistics team assigned to the territory. This position reports to the Sr Director, Bike MS and will lead 2-3 direct reports. Responsibilities Essential Function/Responsibility  Responsible for the implementation and execution of the operational plan for assigned events focused on acquisition, retention and cultivation of top fundraisers, teams, participants, sponsors, and volunteers Cultivates and strengthens relationships with event participants, teams, top fundraisers, key volunteers, and sponsors to increase engagement with the Society and accelerate revenue growth Works in collaboration with Development Leadership and local leadership team in the relationship management strategy for fundraisers at all levels, teams, team captains, corporate partners and volunteers. Collaborates with local team to ensure effective execution of the campaign in their market as well as assess volunteer engagement and corporate development opportunities Evaluates and implements processes that enable rapid adoption of successful tactics into the market plan for assigned events In collaboration with the AVP of Execution builds strong and balanced participant portfolios for each Bike MS staff member in the assigned market. The portfolios will include teams, top fundraisers, participants, sponsors, volunteers, etc. Ensures fundraising strategies are understood by market staff and that the staff is meeting the goals and expectations set for them Coaches, develops, and directly supervises a team responsible for executing the local fundraising plan In collaboration with Development Leadership and local leadership oversee the budgeted revenue discussion, revenue growth assessment, and the operational planning process for assigned events. Oversees the execution of the integrated marketing and communication plan focused on acquisition, retention and revenue growth for each market in the assigned event revenue portfolio.   Facilitates Volunteer Engagement for fundraising and event experience in the assigned event revenue portfolio Increases the number of Society volunteers focused on Bike MS by recognizing and recruiting talent Engages volunteers through meaningful and impactful work that is well defined and structured by employing the strategies, tools and resources in their local market. Identifies, develops and grows volunteer capacity (skills and talents) to achieve measurable and sustainable results while removing obstacles. Ensures volunteer behaviors are aligned with Society Operating Principles; provide timely feedback and coaching to improve performance and behaviors. Ensures that volunteers are fueling the success and expanding the capacity by coaching to and assisting staff with building action-oriented volunteer leadership committees for fundraising (acquisition of sponsors, teams and participants) and event experience (the quality of the experience a participant has from the time they register through completion of the event) that will be led by the market Bike MS staff. Cultivates volunteers, seeks and provides feedback and shares opportunities for reciprocal growth and learning.   Provides Leadership and expertise as part of the Bike MS Team responsible for achieving revenue goals Ensures communication and integration of national strategies into assigned market events Ensures the strategies, resources and tools created by the marketing, relationship development and event experience teams are deployed in assigned market to drive revenue and registration. Collaborates with other market leaders to provide a unified and consistent experience for sponsors, participants, donors and volunteers that are shared between revenue channels. Bridges corporate and volunteer relationships to other markets where new teams and additional sponsorship can be realized Is an active member of the Strategy 6: Resource and Revenue Growth Team. Ensures communication and integration between the development team and other revenue channels in their assigned market Working closely with the local logistics and services teams to fully engage and mobilize the MS community.   Qualifications Minimum Education: Bachelor of Arts or Science preferably in Non-profit management, PR, Communications, Marketing and/or Business background preferred but not required depending on experience   Minimum Experience: At least 6 years of development and/or sales experience including 2 years in a supervisory position  Demonstrated ability in strategic planning, revenue generation, budgeting, and analytics to drive measurable results and focus resources on work that will excel revenue growth. Ability to analyze the numbers and adjust market plans based on the data and results. Ability to manage staff and volunteers Ability to manage multiple priorities, complex situations and strong relationship and communication skills to provide leadership to a large number of staff and constituents   Technical/Other: Ability to use Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Reporting tools (Metrics that Matter or similar reporting software). Knowledge and ability to use Society technology platforms including Blackbaud, GoTo Meeting etc. Commitment to the mission, vision, cultural values, and expectations of the National MS Society This position will be required to drive/travel on Society business. Candidate must possess a valid driver's license, proof of insurance and reliable transportation. The Society does run motor vehicle checks for all positions which require driving and the applicant must meet the Society guidelines. Availability to work occasional nights and weekends to support events, committee meetings, etc.   The National Multiple Sclerosis Society provides a highly competitive, comprehensive benefit package to employees. These benefits include a considerable Paid Time Off Plan; Paid Holidays; 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Society match; Educational Reimbursement Plan; Professional Development Assistance; Commuter Benefit Plan;  Comprehensive Health & Welfare benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending Accounts, Life Insurance, Disability Coverage, Life Assistance Plan as well as additional voluntary benefit offerings. How to Apply Please submit your resume and cover letter by applying directly to the job posting located on our company website:  https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/nghome.guid?c=1109441&d=External&prc=RMPOD3&r=5000525356406   National MS Society https://www.nationalmssociety.org/About-the-Society/Careers      
National MS Society Waltham, MA, USA Marketing / PR
Sep 10, 2019
Responsibilities Strategic Opportunities and Challenges The Executive Director will have the opportunity to lead this well-respected, venerable and prominent institution which has preserved, interpreted and shared North Andover and New England history for over 100 years. High priorities for the Executive Director include: Working collaboratively with the Board of Directors to create a revitalized strategic direction for the Society, one which leverages the organization's legacy and history, acknowledges the shifting demographic and engagement trends in historical societies and museums and determines the best use of NAHS's resources, most especially its buildings. Expanding significantly NAHS's visibility, community outreach, social media presence and engagement to raise the institution's profile, modernize its presentation, expand participation in its programs and grow financial resources and support. Developing and executing on a resource development plan to grow NAHS's philanthropic support through a targeted combination of membership dues, individual donations and private and public grants. Creating deep connections with members, residents, regional and local community leaders as well as the general public to create a welcoming, engaging and inclusive culture in all of NAHS's public engagements. Collaborating with the Board of Directors to create the appropriate governance versus management balance that supports strong executive staff leadership and proper board oversight. Empowering, supporting and leading a team of dedicated and skilled museum professionals committed to achieving NAHS's preservation mission and delivering exceptional programs. Qualifications Desired Credentials and Profile Academic or organizational background in museum studies or a related field A minimum of three years of personnel and financial leadership experience Experience, ability and strong desire to be a public facing leader Skills and Experience Exceptional Communicator, Networker and Ambassador The Executive Director must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and be eager to serve as NAHS's primary spokesperson to proactively build and sustain relationships with members, visitors, the community, partners and donors to benefit NAHS. The leader must be a consummate ambassador and networker who is politically savvy as well as an astute marketer on behalf of NAHS. The Executive Director must proactively, graciously and regularly engage and welcome the community and publicly promote NAHS, so others become inspired to support its mission and vision and participate in its programs. Experienced and Committed Resource Developer The Executive Director will have experience in and a strong desire to engage self and board members in private fundraising and expansion of NAHS's membership program, with the ability to create a vision and strategy for sustained philanthropic support aligned with NAHS's mission and financial needs. The leader must be an eager and proactive fundraiser and recruiter of members, someone who is skilled at capitalizing on existing relationships and creating new ones to grow NAHS's financial resources, most particularly through membership fees, individual giving and private and public grants. Visionary and Strategic Leader The Executive Director must be able to engage in “big picture” thinking, ultimately and collaboratively providing strong leadership to guide NAHS's board and staff to develop and implement a refreshed strategic vision for its future. The leader must be open to ideas and suggestions and confidently offer creative and innovative concepts and solutions of her/his own. The leader must be bold in her/his leadership, willing to challenge the status quo, able to collaboratively lead the entire NAHS community toward a revitalized future and support the Center Realty Trust as it determines the prospects for its real estate holdings. Fluid Administrator with Museum Training As the agency's chief administrative officer, the Executive Director must be a fluid and collaborative multitasker, able to oversee the organization's operations, finances, and personnel, decisively and efficiently aligning and maximizing resources to achieve NAHS's strategic goals. Ideally, the leader will be a trained and experienced museum professional who will ensure the organization adheres to museum standards, provide guidance, feedback and leadership on exhibits and programs and offer feedback and guidance to other professionals on staff. Finally, the Executive Director also serves as the primary liaison to and proactive partner with the Board of Directors to engage it in effective governance, strategic planning and thorough oversight. Confident Relational Manager An experienced manager of people, the Executive Director must inspire, develop and empower NAHS's relatively small yet highly committed staff of professionals, including the prior Executive Director who will serve as the lead museum educator. An active listener, the Executive Director must create a welcoming, collaborative and mutually supportive work culture and climate; display high levels of integrity and accountability; and approach the work with a sense of good humor, diplomacy, patience, warmth, care and considerable energy.     Apply Here PI113552567  
Third Sector New England North Andover, MA, USA Executive Director
Sep 09, 2019
Pasadena Ronald McDonald House seeks an inspirational leader and accomplished fundraiser to serve as its next Executive Director. For 15 years, the Pasadena Ronald McDonald House (PRMH) has provided a community supported “home away from home” for families coming into Pasadena to seek advanced medical treatment for their critically or terminally ill children.  It is one of six Houses of its kind operated by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California (RMHCSC).  With a campaign in its future, the Pasadena Ronald McDonald House (PRMH) is seeking an Executive Director with demonstrated major gifts, board relations and leadership experience.  Reporting to the CEO of RMHCSC, the Executive Director of PRMH will lead and advance the organization’s vision, strategic initiatives and priorities. For more information, please visit www.rmhcsc.org/pasadena . And www.rmhcsc.org .     Providing leadership and management of PRMH, the Executive Director will be responsible for fundraising, volunteer management and general operations, including ensuring success in the capital campaign. The Executive Director will have direct oversight of the Director of Development and the Director of Operations and will oversee 12+ employees. Candidates should have at least seven years of senior level management experience with increasing responsibility as well as demonstrated experience with major gifts, volunteer management and board relations. Demonstrated capital campaign experience is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.                                                       Pasadena Ronald McDonald House has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the Executive Director search. To apply and to review the full position description, please submit application, including resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website: http://morrisberger.com/position.php?id=2117
Pasadena Ronald McDonald House Pasadena, CA, USA Executive Director
Sep 09, 2019
Position Summary: The Policy & Research Analyst will report to the Director of Political Voice and will work with community-based organizations, civil rights organizations, and government offices across the state to eliminate racial and economic disparities in political participation and government responsiveness. This work will include: Advocating for public policies and administrative practices that expand opportunities for political participation and enhance government responsiveness, particularly in low-income communities of color; Researching issues of political participation and government responsiveness, particularly as those issues are experienced by residents in low-income communities of color; and Building coalitions to develop collaborative strategies to address disparities in political participation and government responsiveness. Specific Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Analyzing public policies and administrative practices related to political participation and government responsiveness. Building partnerships with and providing technical support to community and civil rights groups as they prepare and launch campaigns to improve political participation or government responsiveness. Building partnerships with and providing technical support to government offices as they prepare and launch initiatives to make government more participatory. Conducting online research and literature reviews to support development of policy and advocacy agendas related to public engagement, the decennial census, redistricting, and/or voting and election systems. Tracking national, state and local developments in policy forums including legislative activity around democracy issues. Representing Advancement Project in key policy and advocacy stakeholder networks. Developing policy briefs, reports and quantitative analyses. Preparing materials and reports for meetings. Scheduling and/or organizing meetings. Serving as primary liaison with community-based organizations and coalitions. Identifying, initiating, and deepening relationships with community stakeholders, relevant government staff, and political leadership. Participating in organization-wide planning, development, and communications activities, as needed, and ensuring adherence to Advancement Project goals and policies within the project area. Other duties as assigned, dependent on organizational needs and employee skills.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function assigned satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Qualifications: Sincere and demonstrated commitment to advancing social and/or racial justice progress for the highest-need communities. 2-4 years of experience in civil rights and social justice, public policy, community-based policy advocacy and/or organizing (beyond summer or short-term internships). Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree in public policy, law, or the social sciences preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential job duties may be considered. Experience and success working in partnership with community-based and civil rights organizations, including experience building and participating in coalitions and collaborating with community outreach teams. Strong interpersonal, meeting/group facilitation, and presentation skills. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences, both in writing and verbally, relaying complicated information in a straightforward, culturally, and linguistically appropriate manner. Experience with skills- and/or issue-based training. Demonstrated experience conducting policy analysis and research (qualitative/quantitative), as well as synthesizing complex information/data for policy and planning. Demonstrated familiarity and confidence with reviewing and analyzing data and statistics on political participation and government responsiveness from a variety of sources preferred. Demonstrated experience in leading and managing complex projects that are strategic in nature and scope. Demonstrated experience in organizing large-scale events. Proven ability to work with diverse communities, leaders and staff. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision. Demonstrated ability to work in a small team setting. Flexibility to adjust and contribute to continually evolving work situation and changing priorities. Good computer skills, proficient with MS Office applications. Excellent organizational skills with demonstrated ability to execute projects on-time and onbudget. Must be able to travel locally and statewide. Physical demands: Occasionally must be able to move office supplies and equipment weighing up to 15 pounds across the office. Salary : Competitive compensation depending on experience. Includes full health, dental and retirement benefits. To Apply: Jorge Jimenez Please send cover letter and resume to:  Director of Human Resources, Finance and Administration hr@advanceproj.org Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Advancement Project Entry level
Sep 08, 2019
AGENCY OVERVIEW : Allies for Every Child (Allies) exists to give at-risk children and children living in poverty the foundation they need to increase their life choices and lead fulfilling lives. For over 30 years, Allies has been providing thousands of at-risk children and their families with critical, high-quality early education programs (including comprehensive Early Head Start services), family strengthening interventions, foster care and adoption services, and a range of vital, integrated services, including mental health services, educational assessments, disabilities screenings, nutrition, dental and vision screenings, and pediatric health consultations.   JOB SUMMARY : The Chief Program Officer (CPO) reports to and partners with the CEO in both a programmatic and administrative capacity. The CPO is responsible for overseeing and ensuring effective program management, including ensuring alignment with funder mandates and Council on Accreditation best practice standards. The CPO acts as Allies’ HIPAA Compliance Officer and Custodian of Records.  The CPO reviews programs on an ongoing basis, and identifies opportunities/leads efforts to reach new populations through expansion of clinical programs. The CPO is an integral member of the Allies Senior Leadership Team, equal partners with the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Innovations Officer in promoting Allies’ commitment to continuous quality improvement through vigorous staff support.   ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Oversee operations of child welfare and clinical programs, including Family Preservation, Prevention and Aftercare (inclusive of Early Childhood Mental Health internship, consultation, and services), First Connections, and Relative Support Services, as well as functioning of clinical elements within other Allies programs as needed (e.g. early childhood mental health consultation within early education settings; embedding Neurosequential Model trainers throughout agency; etc.); ultimately, fully oversee resource family approval/adoptions work and early education programs (i.e. California Department of Education, Early Head Start/Early Head Start Child Care Partnership, and California Adult and Child Food Program) Actively seek opportunities to develop/build/expand clinical programs through partnerships and contracts in order to reach Allies target populations in new, relevant geographical areas. Key populations include children in foster care or whose families are otherwise involved with the child welfare system; children who are otherwise at-risk of negative life outcomes (e.g. LGBTQI+ youth, families who are experiencing homelessness, children with special needs, families living in poverty, etc.); etc. Ensure programs maximize funding contracts, provide optimal service to clients, continue to meet Council on Accreditation (COA) standards of excellence, and meet funder compliance expectations Support expansion of Resource Family Approval services Project manage agency COA re-accreditation process; lead process to ensure ongoing alignment with COA across all standards (services, service delivery administration, and administration & management) Support efforts of Communications Director; ensure program staff prioritize performance and quality improvement (PQI) and quality assurance efforts Participate in the development of budgets and review and analyze monthly financial reports to assess budget status and to initiate preventative measures as needed Facilitate staff and leadership team meetings as needed Collaborate with Chief Operating Officer in development of agency-wide training and personnel development that aligns with data-driven training needs, funder expectations/requirements, and strategic plan; responsible for ensuring any required trainings are executed as needed Participate in quarterly Risk Management Team meetings Ensure adherence to grievance policy and procedures Act as HIPAA Compliance Officer: ensure privacy policies to protect the integrity of PHI are enforced and all services meet legal and ethical standards for confidentiality; oversee ongoing employee privacy training, conduct risk assessments and develop HIPAA-compliant procedures where necessary; investigate incidents in which a breach of PHI may have occurred, report breaches as necessary; keep up-to-date with relevant state and federal laws. Act as agency’s Custodian of Records Emergency preparedness: work with Early Education Director, Chief Innovations Officer, Administrative Coordinator, and Health Services Coordinators to update and implement emergency/safety protocols (Center, Slauson, Broadway, field); oversee ongoing training efforts; build out on-site supervisor protocols; oversee monthly safety committee meetings Monitor, review and sign off on all relevant documents completed by staff per contract and agency requirements; complete additional funder reporting documentation as required Cultivate new and innovative partnerships to best serve children and their families; develop funding applications Proactively participate and represent the agency in meetings, trainings and conferences Participate in board meetings, prospective donor tours, etc. as needed Ensure safety is a priority in performing all job responsibilities Evening and weekend work required In accordance with our "team" philosophy, the person filling this position may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description Staff must believe in and act in accordance with both the Agency's and the program's mission/vision statements, adopted theoretical frameworks, and philosophy QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Psychologist Minimum of four (4) years of clinical supervision and management experience Experience overseeing government funding contracts Clinical experience with at-risk populations, parenting, child abuse, infant-early childhood mental health, and clients with diverse backgrounds Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines Ability to effectively establish rapport and maintain appropriate boundaries with supervisees, staff, and clients Ability to communicate effectively – verbally and in writing Strong organizational skills Commitment to teamwork Basic computer skills required – Word, Excel, Software applications Experience working with diverse groups and populations Bilingual in English and Spanish, a plus but not required Passionate about learning and possesses curiosity about issues affecting children and families All employees, regardless of position, serve as role models for children and families who are served by our agency. Fingerprint background clearance (DOJ, FBI & Child Abuse Clearance Index), or approved exemption Successful completion of pre-employment physical, PPD risk assessment, proof of immunizations for pertussis, measles and influenza Class “C” driver’s license, proof of insurance and access to reliable transportation required Full benefits package offered including 100% employer contribution to: Health - Kaiser or Anthem, Dental, Vision; 401k with employer match; Employee Assistance Program, Professional Development, 12 paid holidays, sick leave, vacation, personal days for anniversary of employment and birthday. FOR CONSIDERATION : Send cover letter and resume to hr@alliesforeverychild.org Allies for Every Child actively seeks candidates who reflect the rich diversity of the communities that we serve. We are committed to a work environment that embraces and promotes individuality and inclusion. We believe that diversity and inclusion of varied perspectives, backgrounds, and life experiences is essential to our organization’s effectiveness, and allows us to serve our clients in the respectful, responsive, and understanding way that they deserve. We define diversity in broad terms to include race, ethnicity, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, geography, socio-economic status and other unique attributes that make us who we are. Allies for Every Child has achieved accreditation through the Council on Accreditation (COA). This means our programs, services, administration, and management have been rigorously evaluated and meet best practice standards. Visit www.COAnet.org to learn more about COA Accreditation.
Allies for Every Child (formerly known as Westside Children's Center) Senior Management - Director
Aug 30, 2019
Reporting to the Director of Communications & Development and working closely with the Sinai Temple Membership, Programming, and Sinai Akiba Academy Advancement departments, the Database Administrator plays a pivotal role in strategically overseeing constituent and financial records across the Temple’s Raiser’s Edge database. The Database Manager is responsible for maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the database, creating processes and procedures for engagement with the platform, implementing best practices, training database users, managing user-rights, and pulling complex lists, reports and queries.   RESPONSIBILITIES ·      Manage, support and maintain the Raiser’s Edge database ·      Ensure accuracy and consistency of database information and formatting ·      Mentor and assist Database Assistant ·      Develop protocol, processes and procedures for all database users ·      Lead all database trainings ·      Serve as a go-to resource for database (specifically Raiser’s Edge) best practices ·      Pull complex lists, queries and reports. Reports include but are not limited to financial and fundraising information, membership statistics, membership rosters, membership profile/attribute pulls and yahrzeit reports ·      Lead charge to clean database records from years past ·      Develop standards, rules and regulations RE data entry ·      Maintain yahrzeit information and reporting ·      Work with Sinai Temple Communications staff and website developer to maintain interactive member portal of the Sinai Temple website ·      Occasionally engage with members to provide login information, etc. ·      Other duties as assigned by the Director of Communications & Development              QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s degree (minimum) Minimum of 3-5 years of Raiser’s Edge management experience  Blackbaud Certification in Raiser's Edge (bCRE) preferred Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel in particular) Meticulous and highly detail oriented Proactive, self-starter with strong critical thinking skills A desire to seek out new learning and training opportunities to stay ahead of the curve Ability to multitask, prioritize and re-prioritize as necessary Team player mindset and excitement about working collaboratively Strong interpersonal and communication skills A hunger to learn, grow and develop A commitment to the mission of Sinai Temple A general knowledge of Jewish holidays and customs (preferred, not required)   Benefits Medical and optional dental, life and vision   How To Apply rlevy@sinaitemple.org Please send cover letter, resume and expected salary range to Rachel-Ann Levy at rlevy@sinaitemple.org   Salary - $70,000 - $80,000
Sinai Temple - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, USA Information / Web
Aug 29, 2019
The Executive Assistant is based in Los Angeles and supports the Executive Director in growing and advancing NFYI in all areas, by managing operations for a small staff working in LA and DC, including assistance with managing the operating budget and finances; overseeing HR, office management and technology; providing logistical support as needed for NFYI’s 4 programs nationwide as well as scheduling meetings and travel. In addition, the Executive Assistant should have a strong interest in fundraising and nonprofit management. The individual in this position must be able to take direction but also be able to work independently and be self-directed. They must be a problem solver and able to work with youth constituents, all staff, contractors, partners, and policy makers. The position works in both a supportive role and independently in all of the areas mentioned above, supporting the ED and other senior staff as needed. Must be a people person and have excellent communications skills in both writing and speaking. Individuals with lived experience in foster care are encouraged to apply. This position reports to the Executive Director. Duties and Responsibilities: Finance (20%) • Work with the executive director to manage and maintain major funding contracts, reporting financial information to grantmaking agencies. • Manage payroll processes including timesheet creation, distribution, tracking, data entry into master payroll spreadsheet and Quickbooks, input into online payroll system (ADP), adherence to payroll deadlines, and oversight of payroll expenditures including payroll fees and employer taxes. • Perform bookkeeping and accounting for the organization, assisting NFYI’s Financial Consultant, including inputting income and expenses into Quickbooks. • Assist in monitoring income and expenses on an ongoing basis using board approved organizational budget. • Work with finance consultant and/or Executive Director to support the completion of annual financial audits, tax returns, insurance renewals, and contract compliance inspections from both private and governmental entities. HR Management (20%) • Maintain accurate Human Resources records for organization, including employee recruitment, interview scheduling, offer letters, onboarding paperwork, new hire orientations, and the scheduling and implementation employee performance reviews. • Ensure all HR policies, procedures and training programs are consistently administered, aligned with organizational goals and are in compliance with professional and federal regulatory standards. • Assist senior staff with updating and maintaining current job descriptions, as well as internal policies and procedures. • Serve as contact person for issues or complaints from any staff, volunteers, interns, or contractors. • Coordinate and implement weekly staff meetings, staff development trainings, and employee appreciation events and excursions. Record notes at weekly staff meetings and other trainings as needed. Operations (30%) • Work with executive director as a thought partner and lead strategic research in office management, organizational growth and technological and resources needs. • Liaise with building landlord and supervisor to address any issues surrounding the building, as well as facilitate communication of lease negotiations. • Manage all office processes and equipment and technology. Schedule maintenance and repairs when needed, troubleshoot basic technical issues with computers, phones, and internet. Liaise with IT consultant and other vendors. • Assist the Executive Director in working with the board of directors, preparing board materials for quarterly board meetings. Record board meeting minutes adhering to organizational bylaws and procedures. • Oversee incoming/outgoing mail, and manage inventory of postage, building keys, and other office supplies. • Develop and maintain all internal procedures, policies, and structures required to create an efficient and effective working environment. • Correspond with vendors, volunteers and contractors, assisting Directors as needed. • Manage user accounts and permissions for all organizational databases. • Assist with placing catering orders for staff trainings, board meetings, and employee events. • Oversee inventory and purchasing of office, kitchen, and program supplies. • Maintain tidiness of kitchen, conference room and office spaces as necessary. • Other duties as assigned. Development (30%) • Support the executive director in organizational advancement, such as networking with funders,donor prospect research, cultivation and stewardship, and developing grant proposals. • Conduct prospect research to identify foundation, corporate and individual funders interested in supporting the work of NFYI. • Assist the executive director with writing grant requests and reports to private foundations. • Track all fundraising activities.   Benefits Health, Vision and Dental insurance   How To Apply nfyiassistant@nfyi.org Resume and cover letter required
National Foster Youth Institute Los Angeles, CA, USA Administration / Clerical