Community Bulletin Board

If you have items for our Community Bulletin Board, please e-mail them to lvibber@bbco-cpa.com. Noteworthy items include awards, changes of address, job postings and other announcements. Due to space limitations, we are unable to include fundraisers.

EMPLOYMENT

Student Services Coordinator

The Conservatory seeks a part-time (30.5 hrs/wk) Student Services Coordinator to be responsible for providing an exceptional customer service experience to the students/families and faculty of The Conservatory. We are looking for applicants who are interested in generating sales to help The Conservatory grow. Working at The Conservatory is a collaborative effort.  This position requires the ability to work within a team and the discipline to work independently.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Facilitates all components of the registration process for private lessons and group classes, including but not limited to researching and responding to outstanding client issues/service requests/scheduling needs.
  • Advise new and current students of all Conservatory services
  • Process payments for programs, donations and art sales
  • Helps to track makeups
  • Works and communicates effectively with faculty regarding schedules and other needs
  • Assist in marketing initiatives
  • Effectively manage incoming calls and emails
  • Build sustainable relationships of trust through open and interactive communication
  • Provide accurate, valid and complete information by using the right methods/tools
  • Responsible for light cleaning and closing the building at the end of the day
  • Other administrative duties as needed

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Attention to details and accuracy is a must
  • Exhibit the ability to see the “big picture” and use good judgment to organize and prioritize work effectively
  • Effectively multitask and follow through
  • Strong initiative
  • Proven ability to problem solve
  • Exhibit a caring and professional demeanor
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and comfortable working with online CRM systems
  • Works well independently and collaboratively
  • Proven ability to exercise diplomacy and confidentiality in communicating with others

Requirements:

  • 2 – 5 years of office experience in a related field with a high degree of autonomy
  • Knowledge of nonprofit arts and education field a plus
  • Background in music a plus
  • Customer Service and sales experience a must
  • High School Diploma required; post-secondary studies preferred

Hours/Compensation:

  • 30.5 hours per week:  TUE – FRI 3:30PM – 9:30PM & SAT 9:00AM – 3:30PM
  • $16.00/hourly position
  • Possible hours outside normal working schedule, some flexibility
  • Most Friday and Saturdays in summer off with pay

To Apply:
Send cover, letter, resume and references to Rachael Gallagher, Executive Director, rgallagher@myconservatory.org
The Conservatory, 4059 Skyron Drive, Doylestown, PA  18902, www.myconservatory.org

Director of Development

Families Forward

Since 1915, Families Forward Philadelphia has been dedicated to the same mission – to provide information, advice, guidance, protection and shelter…originally targeted to travelers. We continue this legacy 100 years later by meeting the needs of Philadelphia’s homeless families. We offer a full range of supportive services to achieve our mission to help homeless families become healthy, productive, and self-reliant. Families Forward works closely with the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Homeless Services to help families transition back into the economic mainstream, obtain permanent housing, and lead healthy, fully-realized lives.

The Chief Operations Officer is responsible for oversight and execution of Families Forward operations including: our Community Housing Program (CHP), Family Residence (Emergency Shelter), and Education Department. Working with the CEO and the Families Forward Leadership Team, the COO will develop organizational policies, tools, and goals to align with strategic and annual plans. The COO must be a value driven leader who is passionate about solving the issue of family homelessness in Philadelphia. All the while recognizing that this is a collaborative process across numerous sectors including housing, education, workforce development, mental health and recovery, and city government.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE:

  • BA/BS minimum, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of executive experience in an applicable setting (i.e. large corporate or nonprofit business, affordable housing, social services and community development.)
  • 5+ years of experience managing individuals and teams, preferably in the residential setting.

To Apply: Please email resume (CV) to COOresumes@familiesforwardphilly.org
Contact: CEO Jason Miller
E-MailCOOresumes@familiesforwardphilly.org
Websitewww.familiesforwardphilly.org

Director of Construction

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery and Delaware Counties PA

The Director of Construction is responsible for the planning, budgeting and implementation and completion of all construction activities at Habitat for Humanity, to include new home construction, home rehabilitation, critical home repair, home preservation and weatherization activities. In this capacity, the Director interfaces with local governments, inspectors, compliance officers, vendors, engineers, sponsors, volunteers and contractors as well as communicates the status of each project and workflow to internal staff on a regular basis. In addition, the Director acts as a member of the leadership team, providing input on strategic organizational direction.

Specific Responsibilities:
 Plans, implements and supervises the completion of all current construction projects to include new homes, rehabilitation’s, critical home repairs, preservation and weatherization.
 With the Executive Director and Board, contributes to the acquisition, future planning and budgeting of upcoming projects.
 Manages, coaches and evaluates site supervisors including schedules, work flow and output.
 Arranges for all inspections, site evaluations, final walk through and home warranties.
 Ensures a safe work site for site supervisors, volunteers, families and sub-contractors.
 Prepares and monitors progress of all projects including budget targets and objectives.
 Responsible for all internal and external reporting on a regular basis.
 Responsible for relationships with local governments, vendors and contractors and attends meetings with these entities outside of normal business hours.
 Allocates resources to each project ensuring timely completion in line with organizational goals.
 Works with the construction committee to gain professional knowledge and best practices.
 Evaluates and reports on the scope and effectiveness of construction efforts to Board and Executive Director on a regular basis.
 Ability to read blueprints and specifications.
 Ability to read, construct, and be responsible for contracts.
 Physical functions require in the job include construction work as well as driving, sitting, walking, and standing; use of hands to manipulate objects; reaching with hands and arms; fluent speech; adequate vision and hearing; and the ability to lift heavy objects as well as sit for extended periods of time.
 Must possess a current driver’s license and the ability to provide reliable transportation in order to travel to job sites and meetings within our territory, as necessary to accomplish job duties.
 Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

For the full job description and to apply:

kcassada@habitatmontdelco.org
http://habitatmontdelco.org/about/careers/employment-opportunities

Executive Director

Fairmount Community Development Corporation

Fairmount CDC seeks a dynamic, driven leader with a successful track record in managing large programs or non-profit organizations to fill the role of Executive Director. The appropriate candidate will have the desire and ability to set and communicate vision and goals for the next stage of growth for the Fairmount CDC. The Executive Director must be able to pursue, develop and manage a number of strategic external relationships ranging from neighboring communities, residents, elected officials, local business owners, real estate developers, and funders; have excellent management skills and a demonstrated ability to identify and secure new funding.

The Executive Director is responsible for all daily operations of the Fairmount CDC and the implementation of the organization’s Strategic Plan and our neighborhood plans. This includes leading our various programmatic initiatives, identifying and securing new funding, managing external relationships, and administrative duties as necessary. In addition, the Executive Director is responsible for communicating to the Board and working closely with them to harness their leadership and expertise to move the Fairmount CDC’s Strategic Plan forward. The Executive Director manages 1 part-time staff, 3-4 interns a semester, and 3 independent contractors (communications, accounting, and IT/website), and volunteers for ad hoc projects throughout the year.

Fairmount CDC is a community-supported nonprofit organization that fosters the improvement of the residential, commercial and social fabric of the Fairmount neighborhood. Fairmount CDC was created in 1999, and is guided by the Fairmount Neighborhood Plan, the Brewerytown Neighborhood Plan, and the organization’s Strategic Plan. The organization strives to accomplish its mission by employing three interrelated neighborhood improvement strategies: (1) Fostering a Vibrant Local Economy; (2) Eliminating Blight and Beautifying the Physical Environment; and (3) Engaging Residents to Build Community & Improving Quality of Life.

The neighborhood is bounded by Fairmount Avenue to the south, Corinthian to the east, Fairmount Park to the west & Girard Avenue on the north. Fairmount CDC considers both sides of boundary streets, & seeks collaboration with neighboring CDCs and community organizations on projects close to shared boundaries.

This position offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Full Job Description: https://www.philaculture.org/what-we-do/job-bank/executive-director-13

To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and three references to jobs@fairmountcdc.org with subject “Fairmount CDC Executive Director”. Please include salary requirements. No phone calls, please.

NONPROFIT BOARD OF DIRECTOR POSITIONS

 

Special Equestrians

Special Equestrians, (http://www.specialequestrians.org/) a nonprofit organization providing therapeutic horseback riding programs for children and adults with disabilities, is looking for energetic individuals willing to actively participate in helping to grow and sustain the organization as members of the Board of Directors. No horse experience is necessary and experience with nonprofit Boards is helpful but not required. If you would like to learn more about the organization and the level of commitment asked of Board members please contact Mary-Jo May, mjmay@specialequestrians.org, 215-918-1001 X 106

Girls Empowered

Girls Empowered, Inc. (www.girlsempowered.org) is a new nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering girls from elementary through high school by offering workshops and other special programs in the community on relevant topics for girls today. We are now forming a board of directors and looking for a diverse group of women and men to serve. Qualifications include: 1) Must be a minimum of 21 years of age, 2) Reside or work in Bucks County, PA, 3) Demonstrate a clear understanding of the mission of Girls Empowered and a desire to work towards this mission, 4) Demonstrate a clear understanding of the workings of a nonprofit organization, 5) Be able to commit to raising or donating a minimum of $500 to Girls Empowered annually, and 6) Demonstrate afirm willingness to serve. Interested applicants should contact Dawn Haaz at dawn@girlsempowered.org.

FCP Conversations Online

Foundations Community Partnership Announces: FCP Conversations Online: Bucks County Non-Profit Leaders

We’re delighted to announce the launch of “FCP Conversations Online” a new digital broadcast series!

Each Conversation Online features a non-profit leader in Bucks County. The purpose of the broadcast is to educate the community about today’s issues, local programs that are making a difference, and how anyone can be part of the solution.

Click on the “listen” to jump to our Youtube channel or view the latest interviews below! Once you’re there, be sure to click on “subscribe” so you won’t miss an episode!

FCP Conversations Online: Bucks County Non-Profit Leaders

Numerous nonprofits have indicated to us that they are in search of Board members with various backgrounds. If you have an interest in joining a Board, please let the Catalyst Center for Nonprofit Management know and we will help to match you up with a nonprofit whose mission you are interested in.