Chief Operating Officer: Mindful Philanthropy Inc.

Role Summary

Purpose driven, senior non profit leader with experience in translating an organization’s strategic goals into specific operational objectives. Responsibilities include policies and procedures, finance and budgeting, fundraising, performance measurement and management, and enterprise risk assessment. Requires an entrepreneurial and strategic mindset and strong oral and written communication skills.


  • Working in partnership with the ED, create and refine the strategic plan and implement new processes and approaches to achieve it
  • Standardize operational workflows including client relationship management reporting, billing, policies and procedures.
  • Manage a dashboard of key performance indicators and create outcome metrics
  • Manage a compliance and risk engagement framework
  • Oversee grant management of all organizational grants and proposals
  • Create the annual operations plan and budget in partnership with the ED and board of directors
  • Work with third party service providers including accountants, auditors, and legal
  • Lead the performance management process that measures and evaluates progress against goals for the organization
  • Provide all staff a strong day-to-day leadership presence
  • Oversee all current technology infrastructure and scope out the next level of information technology and financial systems that support the growth of the organization
  • Manage direct reports including those that oversee HR and project management functions
  • Oversee the execution and administration of events and convenings of the organization
  • Assist Executive Director with special projects related to communications, fundraising, philanthropic activities, and coordination between the organization’s board and partners.

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Director of Meetings: American Philosophical Society

The American Philosophical Society (APS) is seeking an energetic and highly organized professional to manage the Society’s Meetings Program and support engagement with its Members as part of the Society’s senior staff team.


The American Philosophical Society (APS), founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin, is America’s oldest and most distinguished learned society. The APS’s current activities reflect the founder’s spirit of inquiry, provide a forum for the free exchange of ideas, and convey its conviction that intellectual inquiry and critical thought are inherently in the best interest of the public.

The APS is an elected body of scholars and leaders from all disciplines and professions. Today, the Society has approximately 1,000 elected Members, about 840 of whom are Resident Members (U.S. citizens or those who live and work in the United States), and about 160 of whom are International Members from more than two dozen countries. Election to membership honors those who have made exceptionally significant contributions to science, the arts and humanities, and public life. Fewer than 5,900 Members have been elected since 1743. Since 1900, more than 260 Members have received a Nobel Prize.

The APS engages leading scholars, scientists, and professionals in Meetings that offer the opportunity for fellowship and interdisciplinary exchange. It also supports and recognizes research and discovery through a Library & Museum with an extraordinary collection of manuscripts, books, digital content, and artifacts, and through grants and fellowships, seminars, conferences, and prizes. The APS serves the public through exhibitions drawn from the Society’s collections, a diverse program of publications, an array of public lectures and scholarly and educational programs, and rich digital resources available to anyone with an internet connection.


The Director of Meetings organizes and executes all aspects of the Society’s Meetings Program and reports to the Executive Officer. The APS hosts nearly 350 of its Members, their families, and distinguished guests each April and November at its biannual General Meetings. These Meetings appeal to the diverse interests and expertise of attendees, provide a unique opportunity to indulge the audience’s breadth of intellectual curiosity, and offer an engaging selection of talks in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
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Associate Vice President, Capital Giving & Campaigns: Swarthmore College

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Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence and nondiscrimination in its educational program and employment practices and encourages candidates who will further advance the goal of fostering a diverse and inclusive community. As one of the nation’s finest institutions of higher learning, Swarthmore College is global in outlook and draws students from around the nation and world. The 425‐acre campus is a designated arboretum, complete with gardens, rolling lawns, a creek, wooded hills, and hiking trails in the Crum Woods.

Who We Are:

The Swarthmore Office of Advancement manages the College’s relationship with its alumni, families, and friends to further Swarthmore’s commitment to intellectual rigor and creativity, nurturing of student confidence and curiosity, production of new knowledge, and inclusive excellence, among other goals.  Advancement works closely with the President, faculty, and senior colleagues to foster positive and productive relationships that not only accelerate the objectives of the College but also represent meaningful and beneficial engagement for the Swarthmore community.

The Office of Advancement manages and maintains alumni, family, and friend records; engages constituents in the life of the College in a variety of ways, contexts, and over time; provides and supports meaningful opportunities for volunteering; and partners with the President and Board of Managers to share information about the College and raise critical philanthropic support for the College’s priorities and new initiatives. Advancement ensures that alumni and donors are appropriately recognized and informed about the impact of their service and contributions and manages all gift acceptance and stewardship.

The opportunity:

The position of Associate Vice President, Capital Giving and Campaigns (AVP) is an outstanding opportunity for an advancement leader who is a gifted and inspired manager, a creative and collaborative colleague, and an experienced fundraiser. Working closely with the Vice President for Advancement (VP) and senior colleagues, they will create, hire for, and manage the Campaign and Capital Giving Office at Swarthmore. Planning Swarthmore campaigns, supporting the definition and building out of priorities, setting up projects and their management, establishing and implementing new practices in relationship management, developing fundraising strategies, hiring and supervising staff, creating and carrying a portfolio of high-level donors, the AVP will enable a new era of resource growth for Advancement and the College. Candidates will be hired into either an Assistant Vice President or Associate Vice President role based on experience and professional qualifications. Qualifications in this job description are reflective of the Associate Vice President level.

The AVP will have a track record in the Advancement field and with campaigns as a builder and strategist. They will balance ambitious goal-setting with support for group achievement and individual advancement. At the staff level–working with the Leadership Committee in Advancement and across the College—the AVP will be a key leader not only in campaign planning but also in broad, multi-year fundraising.

The AVP will collaborate with the Vice President to implement short and long-term engagement, fundraising, and campaign programs. They will be a key manager and advisor in defining and overseeing new pipeline development, donor engagement, volunteer committees, and prospect management systems and protocols. Providing leadership for and leveraging Swarthmore Advancement’s implementation and ongoing use of a Technolutions-based “Slate” database, the AVP will develop best practices in prospect engagement, solicitation, stewardship, and use of analytics for strategic planning to ensure unflagging focus on the alignment of donor interest with the College’s resource needs.

The AVP will hire and fill out the capital giving staff who raise capital and endowment gifts at the $100,000+ level. In this, they will have the unique opportunity to reinvigorate the program. As a “player coach,” they will model and create an effective and comprehensive program. The AVP will accelerate fundraising results through collaborative, cross-disciplinary, and proactive portfolio management and metrics-based achievement.
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Executive Director: Friends of the Children Philadelphia

Friends of the Children is seeking a passionate, committed leader to use their lived experience, vision, and connection to the Philadelphia community to launch and lead Friends of the Children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Our model is proven to impact generational change by empowering youth who are facing the greatest obstacles through relationships with salaried professional mentors – 12+ years, no matter what. As Executive Director for the Philadelphia chapter, you will work with community leaders, schools, non-profit partners, and investors to have a significant impact on foster care and intergenerational poverty in Philadelphia, specifically the North Philadelphia and Kensington area.

Our Philadelphia Executive Director will be a passionate advocate for children and families facing life’s greatest challenges and will be effective at communicating the urgency of our mission and success of our outcomes. They will be dynamic and engaging spokesperson for the organization and will excel at networking and fundraising with major donors, corporate leaders, foundations, and the communities we serve. They will serve a key role in advancing diversity, equality and inclusion, and antiracism.

The ideal candidate will have experience in working with community leaders, caregivers, families, and children, understanding the unique disparities amongst the communities served. The ideal candidate will also have a smart head for business, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a soft heart for kids. They will be equally skilled at leading strategic planning, reviewing financial statements, overseeing program evaluation, and asking donors for financial support.

The right leader will be fiercely committed to equity and will ensure that every aspect of the organization’s mission is executed with full engagement of the youth, families and communities impacted by our work.
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Development and Support Manager: Chestnut Hill Conservancy

Chestnut Hill Conservancy is searching for a Development and Support Manager to lead donor/member relations, fundraising initiatives, and business sponsorships. The successful candidate will serve as an advisor and partner to the Executive Director, and will collaborate with the Board of Directors, Major Gifts Committee, and Conservancy Staff. The Development Manager will help engage supporters of the Conservancy’s work to sustain the green historic character and natural resources of Chestnut Hill and surrounding communities in Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties.

Key Responsibilities:

   Member and Donor Development

  • Grow and retain all levels of membership and support, including business sponsorship
  • Produce annual fundraiser, end of the fiscal and calendar year appeals, and cultivation events
  • Identify potential donors and build relationships with individuals, businesses, and foundations
  • Recommend and forge partnerships with local businesses, government agencies, and other organizations that can support the Conservancy’s mission

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Deputy Director: Mount Vernon Manor, Inc.

Mt. Vernon Manor CDC (MVM) is seeking a systems-oriented Deputy Director who is committed to supporting MVM’s internal operations. The Deputy Director will work closely with MVM’s Executive Director, Board Officers, and staff members to strengthen and expand our work.

Required Duties and Responsibilities:

Internal Operations and Office Management

• Provide administrative support to Executive Director, especially with the preparation of budgetary reports, board reports/agenda, payroll information, tax forms, employee paperwork, and internal and external communications materials

• Support Executive Director and Accountant with financial bookkeeping

• Assist Executive Director in establishing and implementing compliance and risk-management practices

• Create and oversee best-practice policies for digital and physical file storage and data collection, with an eye toward reporting requirements and budgetary realities

• Assist Executive Director with ongoing learning, evaluation and strategic planning efforts

• Order and maintain office supplies

• Manage MVM general e-mail

Personnel Support

• Lead the recruitment, hiring, onboarding, and supervision of staff; oversee periodic reviews and internal career growth opportunities

• Support staff members with program and project planning

• Provide updates to and ensure compliance with Mt. Vernon Manor’s personnel and operations policies and procedures

• Support Executive Director with Board recruitment and transitions

• Facilitate a values-driven, anti-racist, inclusive, and equitable office culture; encourage feedback and reflection across hierarchies with the goal of building a supportive environment

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Director, Emerging Initiatives: United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s (United Way) mission is to end poverty and expand opportunity for all. We are 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 we serve. We deploy several tools to that end, including:

Convening local and national leaders to build and execute high-impact strategies to reduce economic insecurity in the region.

Motivating individual, corporate, and institutional philanthropy.

Investing in evidence-based programming to increase opportunity and employment, ensure financial empowerment for families, and resource high quality early education.

Measuring progress and strengthening the nonprofit sector in data/evaluation, leadership, and organizational effectiveness.


The Director of Emerging Initiatives will play a key role in leading the development of its most ambitious, early-stage projects, with the potential to make a tangible contribution to the alleviation of poverty in Philadelphia.

The Director reports directly to the Chief Development Officer and closely supports the Chief Impact Officer and Chief Executive Officer to ensure that new United Way Initiatives are built to maximize impact, collaboration, and financial viability. The Director also works regularly with the broader Mission Delivery, Business Operations, and Finance Departments to ensure that the full organization is aware of and engaged in high potential opportunities.

The Director is an at-will employee of UWGPSNJ. The organization’s primary work location is in Center City, Philadelphia and offers a hybrid work environment.

1.     Stakeholder / investor management (60%): Support the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Development Officer to identify, acquire, and cultivate relationships with key investors for new, high-impact initiatives: Responsibilities include:

a.     Prospecting: research potential investors and donors, including analyzing profiles and preferences, supporting leadership to design prospective investor tables, and representing UW in meetings and networking events.

b.     Pitch development: working across Mission and Development to lead the creation and maintenance of compelling pitch decks and presentations on United Way emerging initiatives, including developing storylines, crafting core content, and tailoring based on specific investor interest areas.

c.     Relationship management: supporting UW leadership to build and maintain relationships with critical stakeholders, including leading regular scheduling and updates, responding to inquiries, and compiling feedback and engagement.

2.     Project management (35%). Know on a day-to-day basis the current state of all emerging initiatives, and own responsibility for moving them forward. Responsibilities include:

a.     Setting project goals and timelines: supporting UW C-suite to define where initiatives should be by when – with specific objectives and KPIs.    

b.     Project execution: build the internal infrastructure to get and keep initiatives moving through the pipeline, including building detailed plans, assigning action items, identifying any resource requirements, and managing potential risks / mitigation strategies.

c.     Executive communications: ensure that key stakeholders are aware of the status of emerging initiatives, including coordinating meetings, creating progress reports, and presenting/supporting C-suite leadership to present.

3.     Initiative design (15%). Support the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Impact Officer to design impactful, locally tailored solutions to reduce poverty in greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey region. Responsibilities include:

a.     Strategy development: support the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Impact Officer, and Mission department Managing Directors to develop the vision and strategy for UW’s most impactful emerging initiatives, including managing subject matter experts / external consulting teams, collecting feedback, and defining next steps.

b.     Material development: convert the strategy into clear, professional deliverables for internal and external review, including solution summaries, budgets, impact measurement plans, etc.

c.     Cross-departmental & organizational coordination: work closely with Managing Directors in the Mission department and across other support functions to ensure that emerging initiatives are clearly understood, properly resourced, and align with existing UW work.
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Director, Land Care: The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

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The PHS Director, LandCare, plays a key role in continued growth and expansion of PHS’s vacant land work while managing all day-to-day tasks to deliver services with excellence which currently include PHS LandCare, Community LandCare and special projects. In partnership with the Senior Director and Vice President, this position will demonstrate leadership by setting and implementing strategy for growth, leading operationalizing new initiatives and core services, and managing operations of the PHS Philadelphia Landcare Program. This position will promote PHS and the Landcare Program regionally and nationally. They will help build and maintain partnerships with local organizations and city agencies, develop the best practices and systematic procedures for the LandCare Program, and lead community engagement activities and special projects. This position serves as a thought-partner with PHS Executive Team and Sr Director of LandCare to chart future growth and director of PHS vacant land initiatives, and lead change and process improvement strategies to drive team towards increased impact and goals.
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Executive Director: Family Promise of the Main Line


Established as the Interfaith Hospitality Network of the Main Line, and now as Family Promise of the Main Line [FPML], FPML has been helping Montgomery County, PA families experiencing homelessness reach housing stability for over 30 years. Based in Norristown, Pennsylvania, FPML brings together diverse religious and community groups to make homelessness as rare, brief and non- recurring as possible. Host congregations in the Philadelphia suburbs, known locally as the Main Line, extend hospitality by opening their doors and opening their hearts to transform the lives of families experiencing homelessness. Because every child deserves a home.

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The Executive Director of Family Promise of the Main Line (FPML) is charged by the Board of Directors with overall organizational strategic leadership in partnership with the board, and with responsibility for all aspects of organizational management. The Executive Director is accountable to the board of directors, under the oversight of the President of the Board.
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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.


  • 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


  • 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