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Executive Search

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EMPLOYMENT

Manager of Strategic AnalyticsHealthSpark Foundation is a private, independent foundation serving Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Our mission is to invest in nonprofit organizations, networks, and coalitions promoting a more just and healthy community. HealthSpark’s work to strengthen the safety net system is inextricably linked to the work for racial justice, and our approach centers on supporting systems change efforts, advancing equity, and fostering transformative partnerships that can achieve sustainable, large-scale impact for all people.

The Manager of Strategic Analytics will develop and implement a strategic vision for community-wide data use to support the growth of a sustainable, equitable, and financially resilient social safety net system. Internally, the Manager will develop a Theory of Change and evaluation framework to monitor the community’s progress in achieving the goals of the Safety Net Resiliency Initiative. Externally, the Manager will help the safety net nonprofit and public sector community increase its use of data for organizational and system-level planning and evaluation. The Manager will lead data collection efforts using an equity lens to ensure that the Initiative continues its focus on improving outcomes for historically marginalized or underserved populations. The Manager reports directly to the President/ CEO.

Position Responsibilities-Specific responsibilities include:

Develop Safety Net Resiliency Initiative Evaluation Framework (estimated 35% of time)
–      Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop a Theory of Change and an evaluation framework measuring the impact of the Foundation’s 10-year Safety Net Resiliency Initiative. (See  https://healthspark.org/strengthening-safety-net for background information.)
–      Develop a set of measurable outcomes for each of the Foundation’s five goals associated with the Initiative. Develop tools for measuring effectiveness of the Foundation’s six strategies in achieving these goals. Utilize both quantitative and qualitative data.
–      Create and update dashboards for monitoring progress, communicate progress to internal and external partners, and make recommendations to inform the Foundation’s future activities and investments.

Develop Safety Net System Dashboards (estimated 35% of time)
–      With Foundation staff and social safety net partners, define a framework for measuring the equitability and financial resilience of the safety net system. Identify data sources (i.e. census data, publicly available program data) to support this outcomes framework. Develop surveys and collect data to supplement publicly sourced data.
–      Develop data dashboards for visualizing the equitability and financial resilience of the social safety net. Update dashboards regularly.
–      Present dashboard information and analysis to internal and external partners. Support partners in identifying opportunities to develop collaborative, innovative solutions to organizational and systemic challenges.
–      Support the Foundation in aligning its activities to achieve impact in these outcomes.

Building Data Competencies in Safety Net System Partners (estimated 20% of time)
–      In partnership with the Director of External Affairs, develop a communications strategy for sharing data analyses with social safety net partners that is compelling, easy to understand and used effectively for system-level planning and evaluation.
–      Write blog posts and articles, host webinars, community presentations, and develop reports through multiple channels to reach a broad and diverse audience.
–      Utilize an equity lens for all data analytics and evaluation activities and support partners in doing the same.
–      Proactively engage persons with lived experience using social safety net services in data gathering and evaluation activities and support safety net partners in doing the same.

Other activities (estimated 10% of time)
–      Support the foundation’s grant application process, review applications and grant reports, and provide constructive feedback and technical assistance.
–      Supervise interns on data and evaluation projects, when appropriate.
–      Support other foundation efforts deemed appropriate by the President/ CEO.

Qualifications
–      Bachelor’s Degree in statistics, mathematics, public policy, public health or related field, or an equivalent period of work experience
–      3-5 years of work experience in data analysis and evaluation
–      Demonstrated ability to communicate data analyses to non-technical audiences using a variety of forms (articles, infographics, reports, presentations, etc.)
–      Excellent written, oral and presentation skills
–      Experience working independently and in teams
–      Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility and their impact on human services and data analysis
–      Ability to set personal goals, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, high-performance culture

Equal Opportunity
HealthSpark provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military.

Application
To apply, please submit a letter of interest with a CV and salary requirements to:  Russell Johnson, President, CEO, HealthSpark Foundation, 2506 N. Broad Street, Suite 206, Colmar, PA 18915 or to info@healthspark.org.  Interested candidates with questions about this position may leave a voice mail message at 215-716-5400, extension 206.  Note:  While the Pennsylvania governor has designated the foundation an essential business during the Covid-19 virus outbreak, HealthSpark Foundation staff is working remotely, and the office is closed. Staff retrieve mail at least once per week. Messages are retrieved daily from voice mail.

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.

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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.