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.

Executive Search

The Catalyst Center for Nonprofit Management is able to assist your board in the executive search process.

EMPLOYMENT

Executive DirectorKelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund
This is a dynamic opportunity for a passionate executive who believes in the mission and is qualified to assume a leadership role in fostering organizational growth through strategic leadership. The full-time Executive Director will report to the Chair of the Board of Directors, manage a small (4-5 person) team and receive a competitive cash compensation package.  Relocation expenses are not included.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in nonprofit leadership, with the most recent position being as an Executive Director or top leadership role (such as development or operations)  in a social service organization with a reputation for service excellence.
  • Strategic leadership in planning, managing and executing, as demonstrated by increasing the impact of an organization through her/his efforts. Skilled at leading and pacing continuous improvements.
  • Examples of developing organizational fundraising strategies and securing grants/donations from foundation, corporations and major individual donors that equal more than $1M.
  • A leader, who is a hands-on, resourceful generalist with experience leading change while retaining, developing and overseeing multiple programs, services and communicating with multiple stakeholders in the community.
  • Collaboration mindset– someone who has created external partnerships with other organizations, volunteers, healthcare workers, donors, funders as well as Board of Directors.
  • Management savvy and the ability to build an efficient and effective well-financed organization with the proper organizational structure and staff. Hire, train and develop a team as necessary.
  • Proof of empathy and caring about children and their families who are dealing with children with serious illnesses, disabilities and injuries.
  • Experience as a spokesperson and relationship-builder with external and internal constituents which increases excitement, resources and/or involvement in KADMF.
  • Experience and comfort working with a Board of Directors.

Education requirements:  Minimum of a BA, ideally with a Masters or related advanced degree.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Board Member, Teresa A. Rodgers at tgrodgers@me.com

Executive DirectorDelaware County Women Against Rape
We are seeking a visionary, dynamic, collaborative, reflective, and proven leader with strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Who We Are
We are Delaware County Women Against Rape. We were established in 1974 and we are located in Media, PA – and we are the second oldest rape crisis center in the state of Pennsylvania.

What We Do
Delaware County Women Against Rape uses our $1.5 million dollar budget to provide comprehensive services: we accompany, advocate, counsel, educate and provide legal assistance to victims of sexual assault and other crimes.

Position Summary:
The Executive Director will be responsible for overall agency operations, including day-to-day operations and administration, fund raising, and program development. The Executive Director will strategically co-lead the organization in an ongoing working partnership with the Board.

The Executive Director will hire all staff; provide sound financial management; oversee the implementation of policies and procedures; ensure compliance with all pertinent laws and regulations; and represent the agency to external stakeholders and the broader community. The Executive Director will inspire and support our staff in implementing the agency’s mission.

Key responsibilities:
The Executive Director will lead the management team (four departments) and the entire 20+ staff members. The Executive Director will:

  • Interface with community and state agencies
  • Work closely with our Board of Directors
  • Write Grants
  • Oversee the management and reporting for grants
  • Handle all the Finances
  • Lead all Fundraising
  • Manage all operational Systems
  • Lead program development and implementation

Skills and Abilities:
The Executive Director must have a thorough understanding of and commitment to the agency’s mission and goals.

The Executive Director should:

  • Have the ability to envision, plan, and implement ideas strategically and purposefully
  • Have the ability to work independently and take responsibility
  • Have the ability to develop and participate in teams
  • Have the ability to specifically direct crisis services, counseling services, legal services, and educational services
  • Have the ability to act as liaison with a wide variety of community groups and individuals
  • Have the ability to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate client programs
  • Be skilled in strategic planning; financial management; fund raising; personnel management including talent development; and program development and program implementation
  • Be skilled in supportive, problem-solving counseling and crisis intervention
  • Be skilled at managing a multi-faceted organization
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills with a broad variety of audiences
  • Demonstrate and model patience, respect for others, and strong listening skills.

Education/Training:
The Executive Director should meet the following requirements:

  • Have five years of leadership in a non-profit and/or community agency setting
  • Possess either a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in behavioral or social sciences, management, leadership, or other appropriate field
  • Have nonprofit executive management training
  • Have a thorough knowledge of best practices in governance and operations of nonprofit organizations

Preferred Experience (but not required):

  • Two years experience providing direct service to victims of sexual assault or other serious crime preferred
  • Diversity training
  • Fluency in a second language.

Apply:  https://pano-jobs.careerwebsite.com/job/executive-director/50588210/    Posting will remain open until the position is filled; interviews are expected to begin in October 2019.

Chief Executive OfficerChallah for Hunger
Challah for Hunger (CfH) builds communities inspired and equipped to take action against hunger. Established at Scripps College in 2004, the movement has grown to more than 95 chapters in four countries, baking thousands of loaves per year and donating $1.5 million to anti-hunger nonprofits. CfH also supports an ever-expanding alumni network and partners with national and local organizations to address hunger on college campuses.

CfH seeks a dynamic, visionary, self-directed leader with a passion for advancing CfH’s mission. The CEO will be responsible for overseeing CfH’s strategic vision and operations, with a strong emphasis on taking CfH into its next level of growth. The CEO will provide leadership, working hand-in-hand with staff, volunteers, and the Board of Directors to ensure the organization’s success.

CfH is headquartered in Philadelphia, is governed by a 15 member Board of Directors and has an annual operating budget of approximately $1 million.

Responsibilities
Development

  • Expand fundraising activities in partnership with the Board and development staff
  • Identify and cultivate donors, specifically foundations, corporate partners and individuals
  • Build a strong base of donors with the capacity to give between $5,000-$10,000+ annually
  • Develop and deliver a compelling case for supporting CfH
  • Conduct consistent and ongoing donor stewardship

Strategic Direction

  • Provide strategic vision and leadership for CfH to internal and external stakeholders
  • Execute on CfH’s existing strategic plan and work collaboratively with lay leadership and staff on new strategies and initiatives
  • Explore and cultivate strategic partnerships with organizations serving in similar spaces including the Jewish communal and hunger advocacy landscapes

Leadership

  • Lead professional team and provide staff members with goals in alignment with the organization’s strategies
  • Serve as the spokesperson and brand ambassador for CfH; connect with audiences of students, families and national thought leaders
  • Deepen and diversify Board involvement
  • Mobilize national network of volunteers to grow a movement grounded in community, philanthropy and advocacy
  • Partner with the COO on the day-to-day operations and finances

Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Demonstrated experience developing and executing fundraising strategies
  • Effective and compelling storyteller
  • Ability to work independently with a high degree of professionalism and initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Experience leading a growing organization with passion and compassion
  • Demonstrated experience as an effective manager of professional staff and/or volunteers
  • Strong Board partnership and/or work with volunteer leadership
  • Understanding of social justice and advocacy, including food insecurity/hunger relief and an ability to relate it to tzedakah(charity/justice) and tikkun olam (repairing the world)

This position is based in Philadelphia, although for an exceptional candidate we will consider placement elsewhere. This position will require some travel.

To Apply: jobs@challahforhunger.org

Please submit resumes to the CfH CEO Search Committee at jobs@challahforhunger.org with “CfH CEO” in the subject line. Additional details about how your skills and experience might make you a great fit for this position or anything else that you would like the Search Committee to consider may be included in the body of the e-mail that you send. For full consideration, please submit your application by October 4, 2019. The finalists will be asked to submit a sample work product later in the process.

Program CoordinatorArtwell
ArtWell, an award-winning youth arts organization, is seeking a dynamic Program Coordinator to join their inspiring high-performing team. Over the past 20 years, ArtWell has worked with over 400 schools and community organizations to educate, inspire, and engage over 38,000 K-12 students across the Greater Philadelphia region. Headquartered in the South Kensington section of the city, ArtWell envisions a future where Philadelphia schools and neighborhoods are safe sanctuaries that nurture creativity and innovation, where arts and creativity are seen as an essential means for learning, leading, and liberation. In this future, the youth of our city are equipped to thrive, dream, and lead, and are seen and heard as engaged citizens and creators of change.

We are seeking a collaborative, caring, and conscientious administrative professional who is committed to our values of social justice, spirituality, love, imagination, healing,and community to join our team. The Program Coordinator will report to the Youth Program Manager and support our teaching artist cohort in the preparation, evaluation and implementation of youth arts programs in schools and community settings throughout Philadelphia.

Benefits: Generous vacation/PTO package with medical/dental and retirement plan

Responsibilities:
Administrative Support

  • Manage teaching artist invoices and invoice gmail account
  • Collection and management of Photo/publishing consent forms
  • Coordinate teaching artist skill-builds (monthly trainings) and other TA development opportunities (room reservations, scheduling, logistics, etc.)
  • Manage supplies/inventory, orders, copy needs, and cleaning of supply closet
  • Support TA hiring process, clearances and district/state compliance
  • Manage volunteer clearances

Program Evaluation

  • Oversee implementation of program evaluation plan (Student surveys, etc.)
  • Coordinate and attend site visits for general program observations
  • Work with Youth Program Manager to refine and align program goals with value, theory of change, and strategic plan
  • Contribute to the creation of program strategy and vision, benchmarks, and implementation
  • Contribute to organizational vision and strategy with directors and ED

Teaching Artist Support and Program Coordination

  • Teaching Artist Cohort Oversight, Support, and Coordination (15-25 teaching artists)
  • Oversee Program coordination and scheduling of partner sites and teaching artists
  • Coordinate Professional Development for DeepWell sites

Additional Tasks

  • Co-Facilitate TA training, adult and youth programs on occasion
  • Support event program coordination as needed

Qualifications:

  • Passion and experience working with youth
  • Familiarity with the Philadelphia School System and working with communities of color
  • Values student voice and strengths-based approaches
  • Highly organized and effective at complex scheduling and coordination
  • Knowledge of practices and protocols for working with independent contractors
  • Comfort in small and highly-collaborative, creative work environment
  • Experience with program evaluation and data management (knowledge of Survey Monkey, Salesforce, Excel and Google Suites a plus)
  • Comfort with teaching/facilitating adults and youth
  • 2-3 years experience in arts or education organization
  • Knowledge of trauma-informed practices and social and emotional learning

To Apply: 
Please submit your resume and cover letter (formatted as a Word document or PDF) to hiring@theartwell.org and address to Sarah Chavez, Youth Programs Manager. Any questions should be communicated in writing. No calls, please.

NONPROFIT BOARD OF DIRECTOR POSITIONS

iRun4Life

iRun4Life, (http://www.irun4life.com/) iRun4Life, Inc.’s  mission is to help combat childhood obesity by establishing fun, noncompetitive after school elementary school running programs for boys and girls. Our focus is to teach children about exercise, healthy nutrition and giving back to the community. We believe that if children learn to love exercise at an early age and realize how fun it is to feel healthy and strong, then they will maintain an active and healthy lifestyle throughout their lives.

We are looking for energetic and fun people to join our Board of Directors. You must like working with a great team of people, and helping elementary school children get healthy and fit. Below are descriptions of the open positions. To learn more or inquire about a position, email Judy at judy@iRun4Life.com.

  • Secretary – Attends and schedules monthly Board meetings and takes minutes of each meeting. Gathers agenda topics and creates monthly agenda. Coordinates all correspondence among the Board. Maintains and updates Board Manual, Board’s Biographies, and all other organizational documentation. Assists the President and Administrative Assistant. Helps with the coordination of the 3K Race meetings, and volunteers and attends the annual School Director meeting in January.
  • Treasurer – Strongly prefer someone with a financial background and experience. Maintains and reviews the budget and advises the Board on all financial information. Maintains the checkbook and pays all bills. Reviews and pays corporate taxes. Prepares monthly financial statements for monthly Board meetings. Helps with the coordination of the 3K Race, and attends the annual School Director meeting in January.
  • School Outreach Coordinator – Helps expand the iRun4Life running program into new elementary schools through email and possible school visits. Is the liaison between the School Directors and iRun4Life, and advises School Directors on any program questions. Attends monthly Board meetings and the annual School Director meeting in January. Helps with the coordination of the 3K race in May.

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.