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

Coordinator  The Bucks-Mont Collaborative’s mission is to foster information sharing, dialogue, and collaborative action around health and wellness issues in Bucks and Montgomery Counties.

The Collaborative seeks a Coordinator to

  • Provide consultation and advice and assist in implementation of the strategic goals and objectives of the Collaborative.
  • Provide consultation and advice and assist the President in enabling the Board to fulfill its governance function
  • Provide consultation and advice in support of the achievement of the Collaborative’s philosophy, mission, strategy, and its goals and objectives

Responsibilities

The Coordinator will be responsible for the following:

  • Board Administration and Support – Support operations and administration of Board by advising and informing Board members and assisting in implementation of Board decisions. Provide monthly reports to Board of Directors.
  • Service Delivery – Provide oversight and advice regarding design, marketing, promotion, delivery, and quality of Collaborative programs and services; plan and facilitate membership and other meetings; invite speakers and supports a/v needs; support work of task forces and committees; coordinate with volunteer leadership and/or consultants; create web-based registration for events, track registration and payments for trainings and other events.
  • Financial and Risk Management – With President and Treasurer, develop and recommend annual budget for Board approval and prudently manage organization’s resources within those budget guidelines according to current laws and regulations; maintains the financial records of the Collaborative; work with auditors to provide data and answer questions for Form 990 and year-end financial review; coordinate insurance renewals for General Liability and Directors & Officers coverage; obtain and/or provide certificates of insurance as necessary; issue dues and other invoices/processes payments; single authorized signature up to $2,000.
  • Community and Public Relations – Assure that the Collaborative and its mission, programs, and services are presented in strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders; maintain web presence; act as ambassador for Collaborative with local chambers of commerce, faith communities, the media, nonprofit agencies, etc.; foster strong relationship with Bucks and Montgomery Counties through work with Human Services Directors and others; foster positive relationships with Bucks and Montgomery County nonprofit leaders
  • Resource Development – Advise and assist in implementation of strategies to meet the Collaborative’s resource requirements, research funding sources, establish strategies to approach funders, submit proposals, fulfill grant conditions, and administer grant records and documentation
  • Member Recruitment and Retention – Identify and court potential new members, maintain strong relationships with current members, orient new and existing members to value and opportunities of membership, assist Membership Committee, maintain regular communication with members through e-newsletters, email, etc.
  • Annual Community Summit – Assist with theme selection, write all Summit materials (save-the-date flyer, registration brochure, press release, media advisory, etc.); coordinate quotes, purchases, payments, arrangements, questions with vendors, speakers, small-group facilitators; coordinate with host facility personnel; enlist volunteer support for planning team, set-up & day-of staffing; manage set-up and tear-down; promote Summit at meetings and events; maintain financial records and accountability for the Summit; produce names badges and registration list; create and deploy post-Summit on-line survey; provide analysis of survey for planning team and Board; arrange post-Summit celebration for planning team
  • Other Duties As Mutually Agreed

Skills & Qualifications Required or Strongly Preferred:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to speak before large groups
  • Skill as a “connector”
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook; QuickBooks (including bank reconciliations, financial reports, bill paying, invoice creation); Constant Contact; Joomla web editing; PayPal; comfort with social media; SurveyMonkey
  • Event organizing expertise
  • Knowledge of Bucks and Montgomery Counties (PA), especially the nonprofit community; business, government, faith community connections are a plus
  • Strong ability to multi-task
  • Master’s Degree preferred

Compensation/Benefits-This is a contractor position with a negotiable hourly rate. Part-time hours to start with intent to return to full-time hourly assignment as conditions allow. There are no health benefits available.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter, containing the phone numbers and email addresses for three professional references, to ceosearchLV@gmail.com  https://www.bucksmontcollab.org. Applications will be accepted through May 31, 2020.

Executive Director Services Bucks County Women’s Advocacy Coalition is seeking an individual or firm to provide Executive Director Services to the Coalition beginning in July 2020 (view the Executive Director Services RFP). The allocated budget for this part-time position is $2250/month. Almost all work is virtual, “work-from-home,” as the Coalition does not have an office. It is expected to take approximately 8-20 hours per week, which will vary, to accomplish the work required. We are looking for a leader with strong non-profit fundraising skills and accomplishments, an ability to advance multiple initiatives at once and exceptional communication skills. We are hoping someone who is already a member of our large working group and familiar with our mission and principles comes forward and ask that you submit your proposal by May 1, 2020 if you are interested. If that is not the case, please help us get the word out as quickly as possible and forward to all qualified individuals you know who may have an interest in submitting a proposal as an independent contractor.

Letters of interest should be submitted immediately, with the proposal due May 1, 2020, to Marcia Telthorster at mtelthorster@gmail.com.

Director of Marketing and Communications  United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, serving communities in Pennsylvania’s Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties, and New Jersey’s Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May and Cumberland counties, is part of a national network of more than 1,300 locally governed organizations that work to create lasting positive changes in communities and in people’s lives. United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. In Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, United Way fights for youth success and family stability because we LIVE UNITED against intergenerational poverty. For more information about United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey visit www.UnitedForImpact.org.

The role of the Director of Marketing and Communications (DMC) will be to lead all of the UWGPSNJ’s communications and marketing efforts (internal and external) and report directly to the CEO. The DMC will be charged with raising the reputation of the UWGPSNJ as an “investible, knowledgeable and influential organization” in the region’s quest to reduce poverty and augment social mobility among our neighbors. This individual will lead all organizational strategies that are intended to create and uphold a positive public image, all while working with their team to deliver measurable and impactful results.

Four-year Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or a related background required. A Master’s degree in communication or business and/or a professional accreditation is highly preferred.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of six (6) years of progressively responsible experience and technical knowledge in strategic communications in support of marketing and business goals for a complex environment; direct experience in the nonprofit sector would be a plus. Proven, successful experience in leading a broad base of internal and external communications functions including key message management, employee communications, speech and presentation support, copywriting and editing, script writing, and multiple forms of electronic communications including interactive and social networking.

Nominations, inquiries, and applications should be directed electronically to UnitedWayDoMC@divsearch.com.

Pete Gillin, Managing Director, Diversified Search
UnitedWayDoMC@divsearch.com
215-656-3556
One Commerce Square, 2005 Market Street, Suite 3300, Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-656-3579

Communications Assistant   The Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH), through its Bioterrorism and Public Health Preparedness Program (BT-PHP), located within the Division of Disease Control (DDC), is the lead administrative and planning agency for public health emergency preparedness and response in the City of Philadelphia. BT-PHP is responsible for establishing local public health preparedness priorities, developing and testing response plans, coordinating with local, state, and federal partners, and managing the public health response to real events. Due to the complex and resource-intensive nature of public health emergencies, extensive planning is needed to ensure that the City is prepared to respond effectively.

The Communications Assistant will support health and risk communications by reviewing guidance created for regional partners and issuing updates related to COVID-19 on PDPH platforms. This position will assist with outreach material development and help create preparedness and response-related social media posts. The Communications Assistant will work to expand the reach of the Bioterrorism and Public Health Preparedness Program throughout Philadelphia as well as working to improve communications within PDPH.

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Digital Director-For Our Future Action Fund  Are you creative and passionate about progressive politics and interested in harnessing social media to make real change? Would you like to collaborate with other members of our team to modernize the landscape of political organizing by reaching out to voters in new, innovative ways?

For Our Future Pennsylvania seeks a Digital Director who has expert knowledge in digital organizing and leveraging social media platforms. The Digital Director will be responsible for compelling online content that educates, inspires, engages, drives messaging and pushes people to take action on our various campaigns. Other responsibilities will include managing the digital department, including digital advertising. Our ideal candidate is a clear communicator, a new media harnesser, an organizer, and a team player who can contribute to our operation for social change. The Digital Director will report directly to the State Director. This is a full-time position through at least November 6, 2020.

For Our Future Pennsylvania is a statewide coalition organization that builds progressive power through voter engagement and organizing within communities around key issues and candidates. We uplift the voices of the community and work to strengthen public education, advance social and racial justice, preserve our environment, and fight for working families. Our commitment to advancing progressive causes extends to the ballot box, and we work hard every election to support candidates who share our values.

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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.