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

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EMPLOYMENT

Program OfficerPhoenixville Community Health Foundation

The Phoenixville Community Health Foundation (www.pchf1.org) seeks a self-starter to become its Program Officer. The Foundation aims to improve the health and quality of life for people in the greater Phoenixville region by increasing access to quality healthcare services and promoting healthy communities through grantmaking and collaboration with health, civic, business, and community partners. As a member of a three-person staff, the Program Officer will 1) work collaboratively with the President & CEO and the Board of Directors on the Foundation’s grantmaking, 2) lead its capacity building and other programs, and 3) spearhead its communication efforts. This full-time position reports to the President & CEO.

Key Responsibilities
Grantmaking

  • Administers, in collaboration with President & CEO, the Foundation’s annual grant cycle including reviewing grant applications, conducting due diligence, writing recommendations for the Board of Directors, monitoring progress of grants, conducting site visits, and reviewing grant reports
  • Responds to inquiries and requests for feedback, prepares and sends grant award letters, grant agreements, and other related correspondence
  • Manages and administers mini grants and Youth & Philanthropy program
  • Manages the online grants portal, including creating grant application and review forms and working collaboratively with Director of Finance and Operations on reporting
  • Stays up to date on philanthropic and nonprofit trends

Programs

  • Directs scholarship programs and Champions of the Community awards, including soliciting applications, recruiting selection committee, facilitating the decision-making process, and corresponding with stakeholders and nominees
  • Conducts research with wide variety of stakeholders to identify potential capacity building needs of the regional nonprofit community
  • Works with President & CEO and Board of Directors to develop, launch, and manage capacity building workshops, seminars, webinars, and other programs

Community Relations

  • Plans and manages periodic events and convenings
  • Represents Foundation at community meetings and events locally and regionally which may include some evenings and weekends
  • Communications
  • Develops and executes the Foundation’s communications strategy
  • Creates and disseminates content via the website, social media, newsletter, and other platforms, consistent with the Foundation’s voice and brand
  • Works with vendor to ensure website is updated frequently with dynamic content
  • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of user engagement on Foundation’s website and social media platforms and makes recommendations for improvement
  • Stays up to date on social media best practices and trends and identifies new communications channels and opportunities

Qualifications  and Attributes

  • Bachelor’s degree or 5-10 years of equivalent and relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of nonprofits, health and human service field, and greater Phoenixville area
  • Previous grantmaking experience a plus, but not required
  • Able to build trusting relationships with racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse communities; community organizing experience a plus
  • Good communication skills including listening, conducting presentations, and excellent writing skills; experience managing multiple social media platforms
  • Proven track record of taking a project from idea stage through execution
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational and time management skills
  • Creative and critical thinking skills and a sense of curiosity
  • Willingness to ask difficult questions and challenge assumptions
  • Able to have difficult conversations with tact and diplomacy
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to complete multiple projects on deadline and maintain a sense of humor
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office products; experience with Foundant or other grantmaking software experience a plus
  • Sound judgement, a strong ethical core, and able to maintain confidentiality

The salary for this position ranges from $65,000 – $75,000, depending upon experience. The Foundation offers a comprehensive benefit plan that includes health, dental, and vision care; retirement plan with an opportunity for matching contributions; and holidays and paid time off. Our Foundation is committed to the growth and development of our employees in a highly collaborative, creative, and high-performing work environment.

To Apply
Submit a cover letter and resume to  pchf1@pchf1.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Phone interviews will be conducted with those applicants under further consideration. A writing sample may be requested. All applicants will be notified of their status.

The Phoenixville Community Health Foundation is committed to the principle and philosophy of equal opportunity for all regardless of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, age, veteran or military status, familial status, disability, and any other characteristic protected by law. People of color and those with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Training CoordinatorNetwork of Victim Assistance (NOVA), a nonprofit organization in Bucks County, PA serving victims of sexual assault and other crimes, seeks a full-time Training Coordinator. This position is responsible for delivering high-quality training to community stakeholders, community-based organizations and other professionals on the topics including but not limited to trauma-informed care; mandated reporting of child abuse; human trafficking, sexual assault, harassment, and abuse prevention; and other related crime victimization and prevention topics that align with NOVA’s mission, vision, and goals.  Additional project coordination responsibilities include the development of new trainings and materials, marketing, scheduling of trainings and staff trainers, and monitoring training effectiveness through data and outcomes. Trainings may be presented for small or large groups and may be delivered in person and via virtual settings (i.e., webinars).

Qualifications include:

  1. Commitment to NOVA’s mission and philosophy.
  2. Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred, and 2+ years of related experience developing and delivering trainings, preference is given to individuals with trauma-informed care certifications.
  3. Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills, including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office
  4. The ability to work some evenings and weekends to fulfill training requests.
  5. Experience as a training facilitator with extensive knowledge of the following principles:
  • Respect for adult learner needs, facilitation of interactive learning experiences
  • Effective use of group facilitation techniques: icebreaker activities, group energizer strategies, humor and stories that increase learner engagement
  • Excellent oral presentation and written communication skills:
  • Effective use of vocal skills in conducting training, use of vocal tone and volume as a communication tool
  • Intentional use of non-verbal communication to establish rapport with the audience and facilitate learning
  • Effective use of presentation materials to support learning goals
  • Effective use of audiovisual technology as a supporting tool for learning
  1. Meet all required clearances for employment (Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Clearance, etc.).

Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Applicants must send a cover letter with salary requirements in addition to their resume to DebGH@novabucks.org. AA/EOE.

Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA)-Job Openings

Bucks County Children’s Advocacy Center Part-Time Family Advocate
Human Trafficking Task Force Organizer 
Data Management and Quality Assurance
Licensed or Soon-to Be Licensed Clinical Counselor

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Board Treasurer

Welcoming the Stranger, a non-profit agency based in Langhorne, PA providing free English, computer and citizenship test preparation classes for immigrants and refugees, is seeking applicants for the position of Volunteer Board Treasurer. This position provides a wonderful opportunity for the pro bono application of existing skills in an exciting, purpose-driven non-profit environment. The Board Treasurer is an executive and voting member of the Board of Directors, and is accountable to the Board of Directors. The Board Treasurer also manages bookkeeping responsibilities for the organization, monitoring the organization’s financial health and making strategic recommendations for its financial future.

More detailed information: https://mailchi.mp/6a0091337076/were-hiring-and-we-need-your-help

Interested applicants should provide letter of interest, resume, copies of available clearances and two references with contact information to Meg Eubank, Executive Director, Welcoming the Stranger, jobs@welcomingthestranger.org.

Development Committee Member

Rabab’s Hope, whose mission is to assist individuals/families that are homeless or face eviction by providing rental assistance and education-based sessions is seeking volunteers to join Rahab’s Hope Fund Development Committee.  The work of the committee is to assist with assuring fiscal health through philanthropy and fund development.  Multiple committee positions are available.  Meetings start March 5, 2020.  For more information, contact Rahab’s Hope directly at info@rahabshope.org, 413-340-4673.

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.