Development Manager: Covenant House Pennsylvania

Covenant House PA is a force united by a promise to end youth homelessness as we know it in Pennsylvania. For over 24 years, we’ve led the way with community health initiatives and advocacy in local communities in Philadelphia and York. Covenant House PA provides shelter and a continuum of care for youth experiencing homelessness or commercial exploitation to make a significant impact with this critical issue.

Covenant House PA strives to perpetuate a culture of passionate, growth-minded professionals who thrive in a team environment and work collaboratively to inspire greatness! We take an ongoing approach to ensure open communication from all levels throughout the organization.

Position Summary:

As a Development Manager, you will play a pivotal role in supporting and propelling the fundraising initiatives under the guidance of the Chief Development Officer. Your efforts will focus on crafting compelling grant proposals, cultivating meaningful relationships with funders, and securing the financial resources necessary to advance our mission.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Fundraising: Devise and execute robust fundraising strategies to secure funding from foundations, corporate entities, and public sectors.
  • Grant Writing Excellence: Draft compelling, well-researched grant proposals. Manage the full lifecycle of grant activities including inquiries, proposal writing, and report submissions, ensuring alignment with funder’s priorities.
  • Donor and Funder Relations: Develop and maintain strong relationships with program officers and key stakeholders to enhance funding opportunities. Execute an institutional donor management plan that encompasses prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
  • Communications and Advocacy: Collaborate with the Development Manager to amplify fundraising efforts and donor engagement through strategic communications. Effectively manage digital and social media platforms and team content to raise awareness and support for our cause.
  • Operational Support and Analytics: Oversee the submission calendar to ensure meticulous planning and timely submission of grant applications and reports, including creation of a timeline and plan for submissions. Utilize advanced database tools to maintain accurate records and analyze donor data to guide strategy.

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River Programs Manager: Land Health Institute

LandHealth Institute is a nonprofit organization and native plant nursery based in the West Parkside neighborhood of Philadelphia. Our mission is to restore the connection between people and nature, through experiential environmental education, community-driven revitalization, and the restoration of native ecosystems. Healthy communities stem from healthy land.

We work in partnership with Riverways, a coalition of local nonprofits working to educate and advocate for:

1) clean water;
2) increased access to on-water and near-the-water experiences;
3) youth becoming leaders and catalysts for conservation and awareness of our natural resources.


LandHealth Institute has received grant funding from William Penn Foundation to establish a year-round kayaking program along the upper Schuylkill River, just above Fairmount Water Works. We are hiring a River Programs Manager to:

● Build upon our work with the Riverways Consortium and expand the scope of our river programming. Provide safe access to urban waterways, bolster community engagement and environmental advocacy for people of all ages.

● Continue our Program for Future Environmental Stewards and Scientists (ProFESS). ProFESS strives to empower area high school students to become leaders and change-makers through at-the-source lessons on natural history, watershed health, urban ecology, and green equity.

● Continue our scientific monitoring responsibilities of the river and our advocacy for cleaner riverways.

The River Programs Manager will report to the Operations Manager. This is a full or part-time position with some weekend and evening obligations for programming and events, especially throughout the boating season (approximately May-October).


● Develop, coordinate, and deliver environmental educational programming

● Lead, train, and oversee ProFESS program students

● Perform scientific monitoring responsibilities, including water quality testing, bacterial

monitoring, macro-invertebrates surveys, and species inventories

● Lead safe on-water and near-the-water programming for the public, including kayaking

excursions and nature walks

● Maintain good relationships with a variety of docking sites

● Update and maintain standard operating procedures, emergency action plans, and

safety information. Identify and evaluate anticipated programmatic risks (weather, water

quality, etc), take appropriate action to mitigate, and be prepared to respond to problems as they arise.

● Create calendar and staffing/volunteer schedule for all River programs

● Oversee and maintain the fleet, ensuring the safety, storage, and hygiene of all boats and associated equipment

● Maintain partnership and compliance with relevant regulatory and law enforcement

entities such as Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, Coast Guard Auxiliary, Philadelphia Marine Unit, and Philadelphia Parks & Rec

● Community and partnership outreach and development
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Development Director: 12 Plus

About the Organization:

12 Plus an education nonprofit that partners with high schools in Philadelphia and Camden to support postsecondary access and achievement through College & Career Readiness (CCR) programming.

Our mission is to increase educational equity by building school cultures that inspire academic achievement and empower students to pursue education beyond the 12th grade. To do this, we operate PLUS Centers in every school so that our students have daily access to our Site Teams as they discover and navigate their postsecondary opportunities.

To learn more about our organization’s work and impact, please visit

Job Description:

12 Plus is looking for an experienced Development Director to help lead its growth as we enter into the organization’s next chapter. The Development Director will work directly with the CEO and Leadership team to help build and execute a development strategy that both amplifies existing funding sources and taps into new funding opportunities. This will include:

  • Connecting with and communicating our work to 12 Plus’s existing donor base, including acknowledgement letters, donor recognition programs, and regular communication updates
  • Seeking out new donors and strategic partners to both strengthen and diversify funding sources
  • Serve as a public representative of the organization’s values, mission, and impact.
  • Periodically visit sites to help capture and communicate the stories from our schools.
  • Assist in translating data and qualitative evidence into informative materials to be used in development efforts.
  • Maintain an existing grants database, manage grant reporting schedules, and lead in sourcing new grant opportunities.
  • Work with members of the Leadership team to compile content for grant submissions.
  • Investigate and pursue local, state, and federal funding opportunities
  • With the CEO, establish new partnerships with community organizations, corporate sponsors, and postsecondary institutions.
  • Plan and execute fundraising events, including managing logistics, securing sponsorships, and coordinating volunteers
  • Act as the primary point of contact for funding, donations, and fundraising event inquiries.

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Community Wellness Manager: Lutheran Settlement House

Scope of Position: 

The Center at Lutheran Settlement House strives to meet the needs of older adults in the surrounding neighborhoods through health promotion and social services, healthy food access, community engagement opportunities and social activities, benefits access, and educational opportunities.  The Community Wellness Manager will be responsible for managing the health coaching program, benefits access, support groups, and family/caregiver coordination for Center members.  This includes supervising social work interns who will be primarily responsible for benefits access and application completion, walk-in support, and ongoing one-on-one support for members as well as The Center’s Health Coach who will conduct one-on-one health coaching with members through the evidence-based Enhance Wellness program.  Responsibilities also include data recording and monitoring and assisting in the facilitation and development of therapeutic and recreational activities for seniors.

Key Responsibilities:

Direct Service and Support:

  • Oversee the delivery of counseling and health coaching services at The Center, ensuring each member receives personalized and impactful support
  • Provide dynamic counseling and health coaching tailored to the evolving needs of our diverse membership
  • Manage the Enhance Wellness program, empowering members to thrive in their well-being journey
  • Cultivate a sense of community by spearheading engaging support groups that foster connection and resilience
  • Collaborate with members’ families or caregivers, extending compassionate care beyond individual sessions where needed
  • Champion the voices of seniors and support member involvement in advocacy issues critical to their well-being and quality of life
  • Maintain meticulous program data, ensuring our services are informed and effective
  • Participate and support efforts of The Center’s Research Advisory Board
  • Represent LSH at community events and resource fairs, as needed
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor

Supervisory Duties:

  • Supervise and support social work interns and health coaching staff, fostering an environment of learning, growth, and excellence
  • Collaborate with interns to set meaningful goals and provide support as they empower members through various means, including, but not limited to: providing information and assistance, conducting wellness calls and follow up with members, supporting walk-ins, application assistance, community outreach/flyering, counseling, support groups, and/or informational presentations to members
  • Ensure social work and health coaching staff/interns complete timely and accurate data collection

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Controller: People’s Light

Position Summary

People’s Light, a LORT D theater located outside of Philadelphia, seeks an experienced Controller.  Now in its 49th season, People’s Light is a nationally recognized and award-winning theatre company located in Chester County, PA. People’s Light also owns and operates The Farmhouse at People’s Light, a for-profit catering venue, and The Fern & Fable restaurant.

Reporting to the General Manager (GM), the Controller oversees all accounting and related financial reporting systems, ensuring accuracy and internal controls, as well as compliance with GAAP and regulatory requirements.

The Controller is responsible for managing the daily operations of the Finance Department including supervision of staff who perform accounts payable, payroll processing, bank reconciliations, daily cash receipt functions, and monthly financial reports.

The Controller will work with General Manager (GM), Producing Artistic Director, senior staff, and department heads in developing the Annual Budget and keep accurate budget projections.

The Controller will take the lead in preparing for and working with all external audits, as well as all regulatory filings. They are responsible for establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls to protect the organization’s assets.

This is a full-time salaried exempt position. People’s Light aims to provide flexibility with in-person work where possible. This position is expected to be in-person at least three days per week. Full vaccination against Covid-19 is required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supervise Staff Accountant (responsible for payroll processing, accounts payable and cash tracking) and Senior Accountant & Benefits Specialist (responsible for bank reconciliations, monthly close and company health benefits)
  • Track and report on restricted funds and certain prepaid expense funds
  • Supervise preparation of monthly financial statements and submit to General Manager
  • Report on financial matters at five board meetings per year
  • Track, analyze and report weekly cash flow to General Manager
  • Investigate and discuss budget to actual differences with General Manager and department managers
  • Prepare budget projections as needed
  • Complete financial surveys
  • Work with General Manager and outside broker on annual insurance coverage renewal
  • Work with Development Manager on grant budgets
  • Work with General Manager on cash flow analysis and planning
  • Lead all external audits, and tax preparation and reporting processes, in collaboration with the board audit committee, General Manager, Finance Team, and outside audit and tax firm
  • Monitor internal controls and propose/implement new controls as necessary
  • Maintain up-to-date oversight and compliance on non-profit best practices and federal and state laws regarding non-profit operations

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Director of Development: New Kensington Community Development Corporation

New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC) is a community development corporation committed to sustainable development in housing opportunities, economic development, vacant land
strategies, community engagement, and real estate development. NKCDC advances social equity and economic empowerment by nurturing and creating opportunities for residents to live and actively shaping their neighborhoods of choice. To that end, NKCDC provides free resources to residents and businesses in the Kensington, Fishtown, and Port Richmond neighborhoods.

NKCDC has a strong reputation, both locally and nationally, with longstanding credibility of serving as a trusted and valuable partner and collaborator. The organization is currently one of only two community development organizations in the City of Philadelphia that are chartered members of the NeighborWorks America network. Our current work using a trauma-informed community engagement model, applying a racial equity lens across the organization, and leading programs at the intersection of health and housing are keeping NKCDC at the cutting edge of community development. NKCDC draws on the strengths of the communities in Kensington, Fishtown, and Port Richmond — a population of over 62,800, 23% of whom live below the federal poverty level — to make sure neighborhood development benefits all residents.

More information can be found at


The Director of Development is part of NKCDC’s leadership team and leads planning and successful execution of NKCDC’s fundraising strategies consistent with the organization’s annual and long-range development goals. She/he is responsible for implementing strategies to support the growth and diversification of revenue sources in line with NKCDC’s mission, vision, and goals. The Director also works to enhance NKCDC’s image and develop and implement strategies that effectively communicate NKCDC’s efforts to key target audiences.
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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


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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Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement and Events: Moore College of Art & Design

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About Moore: Moore College of Art & Design is a historically all-women’s undergraduate college that has evolved to admit nonbinary and trans undergraduates, as well as co-educational continuing education and graduate students. Founded during the original industrial revolution to advance women in new fields, under principles of inclusivity and opportunity, our mission is more relevant than ever, as technology, sustainability, and diverse cultures drive and influence new and existing industries.  We strive to create a community of employees and faculty that mirrors our student body and offers a range of academic perspectives in their fields.  ​We welcome candidates who value diversity and support the inclusive culture we seek to nurture at Moore. The world needs Moore. For more information, visit and follow us on social media @moorecollegeart.

Benefits: Moore College of Art & Design offers a time off package consisting of 41 days paid throughout the year for holidays, winter break, vacation and personal days. In addition, we provide 2 weeks of sick time and offer a great benefit package including health, dental, and a 403b plan with an immediate match and 100% vesting.

Purpose:  The Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement and Events will assist in developing and managing strategic, creative, and content-driven programs that strengthen and promote new and meaningful connections with Moore alumni while elevating the visibility of Moore alumni throughout the College’s community. Working closely with the VP for Advancement and Alumni Council, the Assistant Director will support and collaborate with a range of colleagues and engage in diversity, equity, and inclusion work with an emphasis on building an inclusive and welcoming community among Moore’s diverse and global alumni.


  • Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of volunteer and events management experience;
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Exceptional customer service, motivational, organizational, and time management skills;
  • A commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a proven record of engaging stakeholders who hold diverse backgrounds;
  • Collaborating across teams and clear judgement amidst multiple and/or shifting priorities;
  • Polished communication skills, both orally and written;
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and development databases (particularly Raiser’s Edge).
  • Knowledge of the regional philanthropic and arts community;
  • Ability to travel if necessary as well as work evenings and weekends;
  • Positive, goal-oriented work ethic

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Executive Director: Women in Transition

About the job

If you are a non-profit leader, possess strong collaborative leadership skills, the ability to set and implement strategic vision and deliver impactful programs, this role may be for you.

WIT is an organization dedicated to empowering people with the knowledge, support, and ability to thrive beyond domestic abuse/intimate partner violence and substance abuse. Our staff are dedicated and passionate professionals who are inspired to create a world where people are free to pursue safety, healthy relationships, and supportive communities. WIT serves survivors off all gender identities and all of our services are offered free of charge.

Women In Transition (WIT) currently seeks an Executive Director to lead a passionate and mission-driven team of 15 direct service and operations staff. The Executive Director provides strategic leadership and direction to advance WIT’s mission, impact, fundraising capacity, and fiscal health and oversees the organization’s operations and programs. The position requires on-site work and reports directly to the Board of Directors.
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