Executive Director: Philadelphia Unemployment Project

The Philadelphia Unemployment Project (PUP) was founded in 1975 to serve the unemployed and working poor. It has a current staff of seven. PUP has a long history of organizing, advocacy and providing services to unemployed and low-income people. It organizes low-income people and builds coalitions on issues such as access to decent paying jobs, foreclosure and eviction prevention, unemployment compensation, and transportation.

The organization is funded with long term grants from the Philadelphia Division of Housing and Community Development and PennDOT. It also raises funds from PHFA, foundations, fundraisers, and donations. The Board of Directors consists of elected PUP members and community representatives, including clergy and labor. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors through monthly Board meetings.

DUTIES

  • Identify and develop an organizing strategy for issues of importance to unemployed and low-income people.
  • Prepare funding proposals, meet with funders, and oversee compliance with all contracts and grants. Ensure program data is collected and reported.
  • Network with other advocates to encourage coalition work on issues, including labor unions, Legal Services, and the religious community.
  • Supervise staff through regular contact on work goals, annual evaluations, and weekly staff meetings.
  • Approve budgets and oversee income and expenditures as well as cash
  • Work with Board of Directors; prepare agenda and materials for monthly

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in a non-profit organization
  • Ability to fundraise and write grant proposals
  • Experience in researching and organizing advocacy campaigns
  • Skilled in writing and public speaking
  • Ability to work with and establish strong relationships with diverse populations
  • Leadership ability

Salary commensurate with experience. $65- $85K. Excellent benefits, including fully paid health insurance, dental and eyeglass plans, matching 403(b) plan, generous days off and vacation days.

If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter to lvaldes@philaup.org

Director of Marketing and Communications: Emily’s Entourage

Emily’s Entourage (EE) speeds lifesaving research and drug development for individuals in the final 10% of the cystic fibrosis (CF) community that do not benefit from currently available mutation-targeted therapies. Founded by Emily Kramer-Golinkoff with family and friends in 2011, EE has awarded millions of dollars in research grants, launched a now-acquired CF gene therapy company, developed a patient registry and clinical trial matchmaking program to accelerate clinical trial recruitment, and led worldwide efforts to drive high-impact research and drug development.

Since 2011, EE has raised over $13 million, funded 35 research grants at top institutions worldwide, secured over $42.8 million in follow-on funding, and supported research that resulted in 13 peer-reviewed journal articles. Named a White House “Champion of Change” for Precision Medicine, EE has been featured in the New York Times, STAT, theSkimm, CNN.com, Time.com, People.com, AOL.com, CBS’s The Doctors, Yahoo Health, and many other national and local media outlets for its disruptive approach to accelerating breakthroughs and Emily’s inspiring story.

While the urgency of the organization is inspired by Emily’s advanced-stage disease, the work of EE gives impetus to advances that can benefit not only people with CF, but also millions of people living with genetic diseases, as well as those combating antibiotic-resistant infections for whom there are no existing treatments. Recent research grant awards include:

The award of $220,000 to Advance the Development of Phage Therapies as a Means to Treat Multidrug-Resistant NTM Infections

The award of $220,000 to University of Iowa Laboratory to Advance Research Into Correcting Nonsense Mutation CFTR Function

The award of $220,000 to a Team Exploring Novel Gene Editing Technology

After twelve years of steady organic growth largely due to the dedication and generosity of the EE community and donors, leadership is eager to take its next steps into organizational maturation, to ensure a solid foundation for the pathway to finding lifesaving treatments for the 10%. Achieving this goal includes investing in a strong communications and marketing leader, who can carefully translate and communicate both powerful and personal stories, as well as complicated scientific research.

About the Position:

Reporting to the Co-Founder, Emily Kramer-Golinkoff, the Director of Marketing and Communications (DMC) will lead all brand marketing strategy and execution in support of the organization. This person will be responsible for developing strategy while managing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the marketing and communications initiatives for EE, including their digital and social media presence. The DMC will play a vital and impactful part in amplifying powerful stories and research while inspiring a variety of audiences to take action for the final 10%.

This position will require strong program management skills, exceptional writing ability, a keen eye for style and branding, and a passion for storytelling through digital platforms. The ideal candidate will have a high sense of urgency and operate in a proactive, results-oriented, and sensitive manner.

The DMC will join a core team of seven, comprised of two co-founders, a Chief Scientific Officer, Director of Operations, Director of Special Events and Fundraising, Development Assistant, Database Manager, and additional freelance support staff. EE is a remote organization, with co-founders based outside of Philadelphia. This is a fully remote position with periodic travel expectations yearly. This person must be a self-starter and motivated by the work and mission of EE.

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Assistant Shelter Director: Lutheran Settlement House

Lutheran Settlement House is part of a movement rooted in radical compassion and focused on making lasting, meaningful change in people’s lives and in our community. The voices of our clients guide our work, telling us what supports they need and what needs to change in our city. Our staff shares deeply held values that make us a welcoming, responsive, and reliable safe haven for some of Philadelphia’s most vulnerable populations. We accompany our clients in times of crisis, we are catalysts for building community, and we joyfully celebrate the strength of those we serve. If this sounds like you, if you’re looking for a workplace where you can live out your values and a workplace that values your growth and development, we invite you to apply.

Scope of Position:       

Under the supervision of the Shelter Director, the Assistant Shelter Director of Jane Addams Place is responsible for managing high-quality trauma-informed case management, youth programming, and therapeutic services at our family shelter.

Essential Responsibilities:

·        Understands, articulates, and reflects in professional practice the mission and philosophy of Lutheran Settlement House & Jane Addams Place

·        Supervises Case Managers (2), Therapist, and Manager of Child & Youth Programming

·        Supports and develops programming and community partnerships

·        Assists Shelter Director with identifying staff training needs and opportunities

·        Ensures case management services adhere to all requirements of the Office of Homeless Services standards

·        Maintains high-quality data in funder databases and ensures quality control for case files

·        Oversees client surveys and feedback process, ensuring services reflect resident choices and voices

·        Plans and facilitates residential community meetings

·        Meets individually with residents and staff to resolve concerns where needed

·        Supervises MSW interns, ensuring maximal learning opportunities and trainings

·        Other duties as assigned

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Executive Director: Cradle of Hope, Inc.

Executive Director for small, faith-based non-profit agency located in Glenside, PA, providing housing and services for pregnant women, mothers and babies. Full-time with flexible hours and benefits.

Qualifications:

MSW with 5 years’ experience in a diverse, multi-cultural social services setting, including fundraising, staff supervision and public relations. Join team of professional staff serving women in transition with passion and integrity.

Salary range $58,000 – $60,000  Cover letter and resume required.

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Vice President, Administration and Finance: Heights Philadelphia

About this Role

The Vice President oversees finance, technology, administration and benefits, managing and coaching a layered team to lead and develop the organizational systems, processes, and practices that will propel Heights into its next phase of growth, sustainability, and impact. Working closely with the Co-Presidents and serving as a member of the senior management team, the VP’s primary focus will be evolving Heights’ financial and operating model to support and accelerate its goals, and collaborating with members of the senior management team to ensure that Heights is implementing a business plan that is ambitious and actionable.

This is an exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial finance leader with operational experience, who brings a big-picture approach centered in creative and collaborative problem solving.

You’ll help us to achieve:

In pursuit of our mission and with a goal of serving 5,000 Philadelphia students by 2025, the Vice President provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that Heights’ has the infrastructure in place to effectively scale with financial strength and operational efficiency.

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Senior Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations: American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)

Application Deadline: November 27, 2023

Introduction: 

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), headquartered in Philadelphia, is seeking a highly qualified professional to join our team as the Senior Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations. In this role, you will play a pivotal role in managing all aspects of human resources, labor relations, and personnel policies for our organization.

Role Overview:

As the Senior Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations, you will be responsible for overseeing the recruitment, selection, training, evaluation, discipline, professional support, compensation, and benefits for approximately 300 staff members based in AFSC offices across the United States and worldwide. Reporting to the Deputy General Secretary, you will provide strategic guidance on matters such as morale, labor law, and the impact of managerial decisions on staff. Additionally, you will lead contract negotiations with unions, ensuring compliance with collective bargaining agreements.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities: The key responsibilities of the Senior Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations include the following:

  1. Leadership and Management
  2. Lead and manage the Human Resources Department, overseeing projects, processes, and work plans.
  3. Supervise department staff, manage the department budget, and maintain efficient operations.
  4. Policy Development and Implementation
  5. Collaborate with the Board Governance Committee to develop personnel policies aligned with AFSC’s mission.
  6. Implement and communicate personnel policies and standards to promote a positive work environment.
  7. Ensure compliance with international, federal, state, and municipal laws.
  8. Implement inclusion and diversity goals outlined in the Affirmative Action Plan.
  9. Facilitate staff performance reviews and address employee relations concerns.
  10. Labor Relations
  11. Negotiate Collective Bargaining Agreements and act as the primary liaison for union communications and inquiries.
  12. Liaise directly with the International Program Staff Council
  13. Reporting and Support
  14. Prepare an annual report on Human Resources and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion metrics for the Board of Directors.
  15. Serve as an active member of senior management, providing expertise to the General Secretary and the organizational leadership.
  16. Maintain accurate employment records and timely reporting.
  17. Collaborative Partnerships
  18. Ensure consistency between overseas staff programs and AFSC’s Human Resources policies and procedures.
  19. Collaborate with other administrative departments on HR-related postings and organization-wide benefit cost analysis.

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Managing Director, Human Resources: United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

THE ORGANIZATION

The United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) is committed to ending intergenerational poverty in our region. UWGPSNJ’s mission is to end poverty and expand opportunity for all. As the organization nears its 100th anniversary of serving Greater Philadelphia, it is focused on new approaches to harnessing the collective power of our region to help individuals and families break the cycle of poverty and new ways of engaging and investing in the communities it serves.   It deploys five primary tools toward this end:

●       Motivate individual, corporate, and institutional philanthropy;

●       Inspire, organize, equip, and deploy committed volunteers to drive this mission and vision;

●       Invest in evidence-based programming to increase opportunity and employment, financial empowerment for families, and resource high-quality early education;

●       Measure progress and improve the nonprofit sector in the areas of data/evaluation, leadership, and organizational effectiveness; and

●       Convene local and national leaders to build and execute groundbreaking strategies for the region.

THE POSITION

The Managing Director, Human Resources serves as a key member of the organization’s leadership team and is responsible for leading and implementing the vision, strategy, development, and execution of the organization’s effectiveness in the areas of talent and culture management programs aimed at advancing the mission and enhancing business results.  This position requires not only the ability to lead the HR function but also to perform the associated tasks.

The Managing Director will partner with the organization’s leadership team and key stakeholders to ensure the development and advancement of an empowered, inclusive, values-driven workplace culture, and actively plan for, address, and forecast future talent and culture needs, inclusive of change management. This includes strategies that improve communication and collaboration between management and employees and ensure our workforce reflects our communities and the diverse populations we serve.

Overall, the Managing Director will offer timely, forward-thinking counsel on all issues related to the organization’s use of talent and culture in support of its mission to end intergenerational poverty in the region.

The Managing Director, Human Resource reports to the General Counsel & Chief People Officer.

This is a full-time hybrid [a combination of remote and in-office] position in a flexible work environment. The office is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Chief Operating Officer: United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

THE ORGANIZATION

The United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) is committed to ending intergenerational poverty in our region and expanding opportunity for all. As the organization recently celebrated its 100th anniversary of serving Greater Philadelphia, it is focused on new approaches to harnessing the collective power of our region to help individuals and families break the cycle of poverty, and engaging and investing in the communities it serves. It deploys five primary tools toward this end:

  • Motivate individual, corporate, and institutional philanthropy;
  • Inspire, organize, equip, and deploy committed volunteers to drive this mission and vision;
  • Invest in evidence-based programming to increase opportunity and employment, financial empowerment for families, and resource high quality early education;
  • Measure progress and improve the nonprofit sector in the areas of data/evaluation, leadership, and organizational effectiveness; and
  • Convene local and national leaders to build and execute groundbreaking strategies for the region.

Shifting away from the traditional “community chest” model of grant allocator to thousands of charities in our region, the Regional Board focused the mission to address poverty meaningfully and measurably. While United Way organizations across the country have struggled to maintain relevance and often are experiencing alarming decline within their traditional business model, UWGPSNJ unlocked an initiative-based impact model that has attracted dramatic new investment.

As a result, UWGPSNJ is experiencing a reputational renaissance. These initiatives are large, complex, and collaborative across our nine-county footprint, and most rely on the participation of leaders representing community organizations, philanthropy, the private sector and municipal government.

THE POSITION

Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) will collaborate with the CEO to translate the strategic vision of the UWGPSNJ into operational success, with responsibility for continuous planning, forecasting, assessment and adjustment of organizational performance. The COO will be a member of, and work across, the Senior Leadership Team (the “SLT”, comprising the COO along with the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Development Officer, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer,

Chief Impact Officer, General Counsel/Chief People Officer) to drive efficient and measurable implementation of UWGPSNJ’s strategic priorities.

UWGPSNJ has 41 full-time staff. Direct report to the COO:

  • Managing Director, Business Operations

In support of the CEO, the COO also will have a dotted line oversight responsibility for the Executive

Director of The Promise PHL, a public-private initiative between UWGPSNJ and the City of Philadelphia dedicated to confronting poverty by investing in scalable solutions to increase income and remove barriers to employment.

This is a full-time hybrid [combination of remote and in office] position in a flexible work environment. The office is located in center city Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Associate Director of Corporate Engagement: Cradles to Crayons

About Cradles to Crayons:

Cradles to Crayons (C2C), founded in 2002, provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive—at home, at school, and at play. We supply clothing, shoes, diapers, school supplies, and more, free of charge. Our vision is that one day all children will have the essentials they need to thrive.

Two in 5 kids in the United States are currently facing Clothing Insecurity, going without basic essentials like pants, shoes, diapers, and school supplies during their critical development years. Three of the top 10 reasons kids miss school are rooted in Clothing Insecurity—just one example of the significant short- and long-term social and economic costs when these needs go unmet. Cradles to Crayons keeps Clothing Insecurity at the core of our mission and is the only large-scale nonprofit organization to focus on this resource gap. Since its founding, Cradles to Crayons has distributed more than three million customized packages of essentials to children in Massachusetts, Greater Philadelphia, Chicagoland, and nationally, through Giving Factory Direct—a first-in-kind online product donation platform launched in 2021.

Cradles to Crayons takes a three-pronged approach to mitigating Clothing Insecurity:

1.       In-person Engagement—through tens of thousands of children and adults volunteering at our Giving Factory warehouses to sort and package high volumes of new and like-new donations from our communities for our Service Partners to distribute to the children they serve.

2.      Online Product Donations—Giving Factory Direct matches product donors directly to children who need the items they have to donate. GFD is currently available in a growing number of communities as we expand our reach nationally.

3.       Advocacy and Awareness—Cradles to Crayons is uniquely positioned to raise Clothing Insecurity as a national issue through awareness campaigns, data/evaluation, and legislative outreach.

Cradles to Crayons has earned the highest possible rating from Charity Navigator since 2009. Only 2% of charities nationwide have received this distinction. C2C has a budget of $16.5M for FY24.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Associate Director of Corporate Engagement (ADCE) reports to the Senior Director of Development and manages the Sr. Associate of Development in the Philadelphia market. The ADCE ensures that Cradles to Crayons meets goals for strategic engagement by building and maintaining mutually beneficial partnerships with corporations that advance the goals of both Cradles to Crayons and the partnering organizations. This individual is responsible for the execution of Cradles to Crayons’ expanding corporate fundraising and engagement activities including program and event sponsorships and revenue-generating service events. Also, the ADCE oversees Cradles to Crayons’ day-to-day corporate engagement programs including the Corporate Advisory Council and leads a cross-functional team to maximize corporate relationships for volunteer shifts, collection drives and other strategic relationship-building opportunities. The ADCE works well in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced and team-based environment to support the management of existing partnerships as well as the cultivation of new ones.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Model and lead a positive “One Cradles” culture, underpinned by Cradles’ Cultural Values and related behaviors.
  • Responsible for building corporate relationships in the tri-state region. Accountable for achieving established revenue goals related to both.
  • Actively engage, steward, and manage the existing portfolio of corporate relationships to maximize potential.
  • Serve as a member of the Development Team and a key collaborator with the Community Engagement Team. Play a strategic role between these two departments and their overall fundraising and product collection strategies.
  • Manage the Philadelphia Sr. Associate of Development to ensure a clear, strategic plan related to this individual’s job functions, including the scheduling of corporate volunteer groups, achieving fundraising goals and securing collection drives.
  • Actively collaborate with the Director of Operations regarding the product/inventory procurement process and strategy related to corporate engagement, building a strategic framework and provide content for outreach materials to meet Cradles to Crayons’ aggressive corporate goals in the areas of income, product acquisition, volunteering, and new relationships.
  • Lead and manage the Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) to engage and activate members to proactively work to achieve annual corporate fund-raising goals.
  • Lead and create an integrated approach to corporate relationships and increase our ability to maximize funding, in-kind product, and volunteerism.
  • Work with the Marketing team to develop, market and socialize materials and program elements that define and promote C2C as a premium non-profit partner including customized days of service.
  • Lead and continue to grow C2C’s unique offerings including our “Giving Factory at Work”, a program with the aim to raise substantial income and meet key product needs of the organization, in conjunction with cross-functional teams.
  • Contribute to new business development efforts by identifying and engaging prospective corporate partners through proactive outreach, leveraging C2C’s network and warehouse visits.
  • Lead corporate fundraising efforts for C2C’s signature initiatives and events each year.
  • Solicit corporate support for C2C’s signature programs including Ready for Learning, Gear Up for Winter/Un-Gala, and other C2C events.
  • Optimize opportunities to position C2C as a thought and industry leader in high impact corporate engagement by maintaining level of current CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) research, and identifying other leadership, press, and speaking opportunities as appropriate in collaboration with the Marketing team.
  • Support C2C’s senior leadership in cultivating and soliciting corporate and foundation donors both on a local and national level.
  • Attend C2C’s signature events and contribute to other departmental and organizational goals and activities as needed.
  • Participate in at least one volunteer shift in the Philadelphia Giving Factory monthly and serve as Manager On Duty (MOD) as needed.
  • Participate and actively contribute to organization-wide projects led by functional leaders in IT, Marketing and Finance as assigned. Work on special projects as requested.

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Director of Development Services: Natural Lands

Natural Lands, a vibrant, regional, nonprofit organization and leader in land conservation, natural resource stewardship, and public engagement, seeks a Director of Development Services to join our team at our headquarters on the Hildacy Preserve in Media, Pennsylvania.

Since the early 1950s, Natural Lands has saved open space, cared for nature, and connected people to the outdoors in eastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Today, the organization is one of the nation’s largest regional land conservancies and is widely respected for its record of success, technical expertise, respectful and creative approach to partnerships, fiscal strength, and integrity.

Over the course of its nearly 70-year history, Natural Lands has helped preserve more than 135,000 acres including a network of 42 nature preserves and one public garden across two states and 13 counties. These properties total 23,000 acres and include many of the most spectacular and diverse properties in the region, which are enjoyed by more than 300,000 visitors annually.

Natural Lands seeks to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not only because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our organization stronger. We aim to build a workplace where employees feel empowered to be their full, authentic selves. We welcome you to explore a career at Natural Lands.

Job Summary:

The Director of Development Services oversees Natural Lands’ fundraising operations and directs all internal support services—including processes, procedures, quality control, technical advancements, data management, and reporting—with the goal of strengthening organizational capacity to grow philanthropic revenue and deepen donor relationships. The position has core responsibility for coordinating with the Finance Department as well as overseeing Development’s technical requirements, and providing day-to-day supervision for the Donor Database Manager and Development Coordinator. As an integral member of a nine-person, fast-paced, and highly motivated development team, the Director of Development Services has additional assignments associated with strategic and work planning, budgeting, and events.
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