Director of Social Services: HIAS PA

Supervisor: Executive Director

Salary: $60,000-$75,000

Organizational Mission-Based on the tradition of “welcoming the stranger,” HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) Pennsylvania provides legal, resettlement, citizenship and supportive services to immigrants and refugees from all backgrounds in order to assure their fair treatment and full integration into American society. HIAS PA advocates for just and inclusive public policies and practices.HIAS Pennsylvania provides the following programs:

●Representation and legal counseling before immigration agencies and the courts including special initiatives for survivors of interpersonal violence, unaccompanied and vulnerable immigrant youth, and survivors of torture.

●Resettlement and other support services to assist refugees, immigrants and those granted asylum

●Citizenship services

Summary of Responsibilities

●Staff and Department Management

●Cross-Team Collaboration Management

●Resource and Strategic Development

●Financial Management

●Serve on Agency Executive Team

Staff and Department Management

●Manage and oversee all social services programs.

●Work with the Director of Program Planning to ensure compliance with all government and funder obligations.

●Work with the Director of Program Planning to develop policies, procedures and best practices for all social services programs to provide all clients with high quality services in compliance with all contracts, policies, procedures and best practices.

●Supervise all social services Program Managers and conduct their annual performance evaluations.

●Lead weekly Social Service Program Manager staff meetings.

●In cooperation with the Director of Program Planning, provide appropriate training, coaching, professional development, support and supervision for all social services Program Managers and ensure appropriate social service supervision and mentorship for legal team case managers.

●Review workflow of all Social Service Programs and work with the Director of Program Planning to make organizational changes as appropriate to maintain quality services to HIAS PA clients.

●Coordinate the recruiting and supervision of Social Services interns

Cross-Team Collaboration Management

●Foster a collaborative culture at the agency.

●Mentor Case Managers on Legal Teams

●Create and implement social services processes that promote collaboration between teams

●Suggest integration and collaboration ideas, consistent with the overall agency strategy, to the Executive Director and Director of Program Planning. Identify roadblocks and issues that can be resolved by way of cross-collaboration Resource and Strategic Development:

●Strengthen existing relationships and develop and maintain new relationships with partner and community organizations such as HIAS National, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia Regional Refugee Provider Collaborative, the Philadelphia Refugee Health Collaborative,the Philadelphia Refugee Education Collaborative, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, the State Refugee Coordinator and State Refugee Health Coordinator, local resettlement agencies and ethnic community organizations and leaders to determine unmet needs and develop appropriate collaborative programs and interventions and others as appropriate

Represent the HIAS Pennsylvania Social Services Department to the public and stakeholders, through articulating the department’s vision and strategy and engaging localleaders and community members in order to advance social services.

●Conduct periodic training to external service providers and local stakeholders on the experiences and needs of immigrant and refugee populations.

●Work with the Development and Communications Director to update the website, participate in the publication of newsletters and annual reports and communicate the department’s work to the public and funders.

●Assist the Development Director and Executive Director in writing grants and funding proposals, and in developing resources to maintain and expand funding base.

●Perform additional tasks as assigned by the Executive Director.

Financial Management

●Assist in the preparation of the Social Services Department budget

●Oversee, manage, and track adherence to and implementation of the Social Services Department budget.

●Work with the financial services firm to prepare monthly and quarterly billing and required data reports to various funding agencies, following funder requirements.

Qualifications:●Work in the areas of U.S. refugee resettlement and/or immigration preferred but not required.

●Graduate degree in social work required with a minimum of 5 years’ experience managing staff, budget preparation/financial oversight. Internships at a refugee or immigration serving agency may count towards partial experience.

●Must have had an MSW degree for at least 2 years at the time of hire.

●Grant writing and reporting experience preferred.

●Ability to represent HIAS Pennsylvania in public forums, meetings, and the community.

●Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.Fluency in another language a plus.

●Ability to think and work independently

Comfortable working in a diverse workplace with a diverse client base while serving as a strong advocate for refugees and immigrants.

●Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for HIAS PA’s mission.

●Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

●Ability to learn web-based data entry●Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

●Ability to work some weekends and evenings

●Licensed Pennsylvania Driver

This is an exempt position; salary is commensurate with experience. Employment package includes comprehensive health care insurance coverage, 403(b) employer contribution retirement account, and very generous paid holiday leave and vacation provisions. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. HIAS PA is working remotely for the foreseeable future but under normal circumstances HIAS Pennsylvania is a fast paced environment. There is considerable traffic in the office and the work environment has a moderate amount of noise. The office functions as a team and staff members are asked to work both independently and collaboratively. HIAS Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief, or veteran status. It is our policy to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.Please send a cover letter, writing sample and resume in pdf form to Yvonne Leung, Executive Assistant at yleung@hiaspa.org. No Phone Calls Please.

United Methodist Communities: Vice President of Philanthropy

United Methodist Communities (UMC) seeks an innovative and collaborative individual with a minimum of seven years of effective fundraising and leadership experience in diverse, high-impact development programs. The Vice President of Philanthropy will manage a portfolio of top donor prospects and provide leadership and guidance, in conjunction with the CEO, to the UMC Foundation and UMC Boards, as well as lead and oversee the work of the Foundation team. Further, the Vice President will partner with the site Executive Directors and leaders to build community-level relationships and increase engagement with local leaders, families, and residents. Preference is given to those who have managed fundraising efforts spanning multiple geographic sites, with significant leadership experience in fostering an organization-wide culture of philanthropy.

United Methodist Communities offers a competitive salary for this exempt position and a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, life, and supplemental insurance coverage, a 403b retirement plan with employer match, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off, including nine holidays.

United Methodist Communities is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria.

Specific Requirements Include:

  • Significant experience in securing funding from individuals, corporations and foundations.
  • Knowledge of and expertise in various major and planned gift instruments, and a proven track record of successful marketing of such instruments.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with board members and other volunteers, as well as civic and business leaders, in a collaborative manner.
  • Proven ability to develop a highly productive, effective staff team.
  • Working knowledge of Bloomerang software.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree and/or CFRE preferred.
  • Seven years of progressive fundraising experience required. Experience with a faith-centered and/or senior living organization preferred.

TO APPLY, PLEASE CLICK HERE: https://bit.ly/UMC-VPOP-2020

To assure confidential tracking of all applicants, no applications will be accepted via email. ALL INQUIRIES WILL BE HELD IN STRICT CONFIDENCE.

This search is being managed by Heather Eddy, President and CEO, and Kiana Martin, Project Coordinator of KEES. Questions may be addressed to kmartin@kees2success.com.

KEES is an executive search firm that builds transformative nonprofit teams and leaders. Founded in 2013 as an expansion of Alford Executive Search, KEES partners specifically with nonprofit organizations to provide an array of executive search, leadership development, interim staffing and human resources services and support. For more information about KEES, please visit www.kees2success.com.

United Methodist Communities is driven by principles of faith and its charitable mission to serve seniors of all faiths, backgrounds, and needs. UMC lives its mission daily: Compassionately serving in community so that all are free to choose abundant life. For more information, please visit https://umcommunities.org/.

Development Director: Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund

The Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund is seeking a gifted development professional with the ability to contribute to each of the fundraising channels in a small nonprofit, including major gifts, annual appeals, grants, events, and planned giving. In this fulltime role, the incumbent will work closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors on all aspects of fundraising and donor relations.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Prospect Management – engage all levels of existing and potential donors on a continual basis to establish effective relationships;
  • Grants – conduct research to identify high-probability grant opportunities, prepare timely proposals and submit all required reports.
  • Major Donors – grow the Fund’s pool of major-donor prospects via a structured plan for identification, cultivation and solicitation.
  • Appeals – design and execute the Fund’s two annual appeals (Spring and Fall); create additional appeals for social media and online channels.
  • Coordinate fundraising special events.
  • Planned Giving – communicate the benefits of bequests and deferred gifts to donors and build opportunities that grow this channel.
  • Strategic Planning – actively participate in the development, implementation and measurement of the Fund’s strategic plan as it relates to revenue growth and sustainability.

Qualifications:

  • Strong alignment with the Dolan Fund’s mission of assisting families with a seriously ill, injured or disabled child.
  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of fundraising experience including a portion focused on human services.
  • Team oriented, flexible and eager to learn.
  • Strong computer skills/proficiency.
  • Well organized and attentive to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills – writing and speaking.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable working closely with volunteers and, occasionally, with families served by the Dolan Fund.
  • Availability for occasional weekend and evening work/meetings.
  • Good understanding of donor database systems (Salesforce experience a plus).

About the Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund: Founded in 1976, the Dolan Fund lightens burdens for families caring for a severely ill, injured or disabled child. Our mission of delivering hope is achieved by providing financial support, educational content and respite programming to families struggling with the financial and emotional challenges of caring for their child(ren). Additionally, we are committed advocates for the needs of children and families, working to optimize services from healthcare providers, government agencies, civic groups, schools and workplaces.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and your resume via email to Chris Dowdell, Executive Director: cdowdell@dolanfund.org.

The Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund is an equal opportunity employer.

IMPaCT Assistant Director: Penn Center for Community Health Workers

About the position:

If you want to lead expansion and continued quality of a transformational healthcare program to improve health disparities in the Philadelphia region, this is the job for you! We have developed IMPaCT, a nationally-recognized, evidenced-based Community Health Worker (CHW) modelthat has served more than 10,000 patients in Philadelphia. Given interest in the program, weare looking to hire a committed, collaborative individualto provide leadership and management for growth, drive quality improvement to ensure we continue to provide the best care, and help shape population health programs within Philadelphia and Penn Medicine. This is a key leadership role in a fast-growing organization

About the organization: Penn Center for Community Health Workers (chw.upenn.edu) is a center of excellence for CHW research, patient care and dissemination. CHWs are trained laypeople, hired from local communities, who provide social support, advocacy and navigation to lower-income patients. Our IMPaCT model, which has been featured onNational Public Radio and in the New York Times, is scientifically proven to improve primary care access, chronic disease control, and mental health while reducing hospital days by 65%. More than 1,000 organizations have accessed our tools and we are currently working with more than three dozen organizations across 18 states tocreate, launch and sustain effective CHW programs. We are part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, which provides competitive salaries and exceptional benefits, including an annual tuition benefit.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

•Oversee operations and performance outcomes at a large clinical site (e.g., inpatient and outpatient programs present) or program level (e.g., all inpatient or outpatient operations).

•Supervise a staff of Managers/Sr. Managers and CHWs to ensure continued quality of outcomes for 1,000 patients each year.

•Analyze data on a regular basis and identifyopportunities for improvement. Develop and implement performance improvement plans.

•Cultivate and evaluate opportunities for expansion inPhiladelphia and Penn Medicine.

•Represent the Center in major health system initiatives related to population health and the social determinants of health.

Minimum Requirements:Required Education and Experience:

•A Bachelor’s Degree is required; a Master’s is preferred.

•5+ years of leadership experience in organizations focused on improving the lives of lower income individuals is required.

•8+ years of experience in a management role with a track record of achieving program outcomes and developing high performing staff is required

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to Terry Mittelman(terry.mittelman@pennmedicine.upenn.edu) with subject line “IMPaCT Assistant Director.” Please label attachments as follows: Lastname Firstname_ACcoverletter” “LastnameFirstname_ACresume” Materials can also be faxed to 215-243-3254, attention Terry Mittelman

Development Manager: Share Food Program

The Development Manager will support Share’s Director of Development in expanding fundraising revenue from foundation, corporate and individual donors, and events. Activities will include researching new foundation and corporate funding opportunities, maintaining donor records and cultivation assignments, supporting foundation proposal and report development, and helping to plan and implement fundraising events.

Core Responsibilities

  • Grant development and reporting: Develop funding proposals, progress reports and letters of inquiry to foundation and corporate funders.
  • Research potential grant opportunities from foundations and corporations
  • Manage proposal and report calendar and ensure timely submissions
  • Manage donor administration activities, including donor database, acknowledgement letters and provide regular reports on donor acquisition and retention
  • Support planning and implementation of fundraising events
  • Manage donor prospect lists, including tracking of donor touchpoints, and assistance with setup of donor meetings
  • Support Board and Development Committee stewardship, including helping members to implement fundraising activities among their contacts
  • Assist with other donor stewardship activities, including preparation of materials
  • Work with appropriate program staff to ensure updated content for proposals

Skills and Competencies

  • Experience in nonprofit fund development
  • Strong writing skills; grant proposal development experience preferred
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strategic and long-term planning abilities
  • Experience with donor databases, and with data manipulation and analysis

About Us

Share Food Program is a nonprofit organization focused on eradicating food insecurity in the Philadelphia Region through food distribution, education, and advocacy. Through partnerships with nearly 800 schools and more than 350 pantries across the region, Share Food Program has recently become the largest-serving food bank in the Philadelphia Region, and the largest independent food bank in the country.

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Development Manager: Fairmount Park Conservancy

Position Overview:

Fairmount Park Conservancy is seeking a Development Manager to join our team. The Development Manager plays a crucial role within the organization, including oversight of the donor database and moves management, managing the annual campaign, and developing and writing institutional fundraising proposals and reports. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing and organizational skills and must be able to manage multiple deadlines. Additionally, the Development Manager must be able to function effectively in a dynamic environment under minimum supervision. The position will be responsible for effectively communicating with a variety of constituencies with a high level of courtesy and professionalism. This position reports to the Senior Director of Development, manages the Campaign Coordinator, and works closely with the Associate Director of Foundation Relations and the Associate Director of Corporate Relations.

Responsibilities:

Duties broadly focus on database and campaign management as well supporting the department in achieving its annual fundraising goals. Allocation of time is as follows:

Database Management (40% of time)

  • Oversee Raiser’s Edge for expanded organizational-wide CRM capabilities
  • Create and share donor information from Raiser’s Edge as needed with staff including: pulling mailing lists for annual events and donor newsletters, donor tracking, and giving histories
  • Provide regular fundraising reports to the Conservancy’s development team, Development Committee of the Board of Directors and the full board as needed
  • Quarterly reconciliation with Finance team and Financial Edge
  • Maintain, ensure, and increase the data integrity of the Conservancy’s donor base in Raiser’s Edge by maintaining and updating policies and procedures and training staff

Campaign Management and Support (30% of time)

  • Manage the Annual Appeal campaign with the Communications team, including developing donor acquisition strategies, managing lists and goal setting
  • Coordinate with the Marketing & Membership Manager to execute Membership campaigns and mailings
  • Oversee the Campaign Coordinator, including gift entry and the preparation and processing of all donor acknowledgement letters
  • Managing major donor tracking and prospecting with assistance from the Campaign Coordinator
  • Coordinating individual prospect follow-ups with senior leadership staff with assistance from the Campaign Coordinator
  • Provide donor assistance to phone and written inquiries; maintaining good relationships with donors, members, and other constituents Oversee Raiser’s Edge for expanded organizational-wide CRM capabilities
  • Create and share donor information from Raiser’s Edge as needed with staff including; pulling mailing lists for annual events and donor newsletters, donor tracking, and giving histories
  • Provide regular fundraising reports to the Conservancy’s development team, Development Committee of the Board of Directors and the full board as needed
  • Quarterly reconciliation with Finance team and Financial Edge
  • Maintain, ensure, and increase the data integrity of the Conservancy’s donor base in Raiser’s Edge by maintaining and updating policies and procedures and training staff

Institutional Fundraising (30% of time)

  • Develop, write, edit and submit clear and compelling funding proposals and reports, working with the Associate Director of Foundation Relation and Associate Director of Corporate Relations
  • Assist with maintaining relationships with existing institutional funders
  • Conduct prospect research on foundation and government funders

Qualifications:

  • At least three years of experience in data base management
  • Experience with fundraising campaign management and grant writing
  • High proficiency in Raiser’s Edge
  • Organized and process-oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Exceptional analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast paced environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Interest in and commitment to the mission of Fairmount Park Conservancy

Compensation:

The salary range for this position is $50,000 – $60,000. Additionally, the Fairmount Park Conservancy offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, and vision, as well as life, disability and retirement.

Anti-Discrimination Policy:

The Fairmount Park Conservancy does not discriminate based on ethnicity, race, gender or sexual orientation and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

About Us

Organizational Overview:

Fairmount Park Conservancy exists to champion Philadelphia’s parks. We lead capital projects and historic preservation efforts, foster neighborhood park stewardship, attract and leverage investments, and develop innovative programs throughout the 10,200 acres that include Fairmount Park and more than 100 neighborhood parks around the city. Philadelphia has one of the largest urban park systems in the world, providing residents with extensive health, environmental, social, economic and cultural benefits – including access to some of the region’s most famous attractions.

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To Apply: Thank you for your interest in the Fairmount Park Conservancy. Please prepare a formal letter of interest, resume, three work related references, and salary requirements as either PDF or Word documents and submit at https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/d250369117dd488baa22a899d5c26268 Please, no phone calls or mailed applications. Deadline for application is September 11, 2020. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

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Facilities & Landscape Manager: Fairmount Park Conservancy

Position Overview:

Fairmount Park Conservancy is seeking a Facilities & Landscape Manager who will be responsible for carrying out the policies and priorities relating to the historic properties, landscapes and material assets under the control of the Fairmount Park Conservancy.

As a newly created position, orientation for the Facilities & Landscape Manager role will be provided by the Fairmount Park Conservancy leadership team for the first three to six months to develop the required systems and processes for success. After the role is fully developed, the Facilities & Landscape Manager position will report directly to the Senior Director of Capital Projects as part of the Places team.

Responsibilities:

Duties broadly focus on asset management on behalf of the Fairmount Park Conservancy, and the management of the following programs:

  • Property management
  • Landscape and vegetation contract management
  • Fleet and machinery management/coordination
  • Assist/participate in the development of maintenance plans for capital projects and adaptive reuse in development
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to manage properties with a minimum of five (5) years of management experience.
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work with diverse group of stakeholders and community members
  • Comfort in an outdoor environment, including all weather conditions
  • A clean and valid driver’s license and ability to drive Fairmount Park Conservancy vehicles
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs
  • Comfortable with ladder use
  • Ability to answer alarm and tenant service calls on call as needed
  • Must have one vehicle (mileage will be reimbursed)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Smartsheet Database
  • Basic record keeping skills
  • An ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, independently and efficiently with numerous deadlines

Compensation:

The salary range for this position is $65,000 – $75,000. Additionally, the Fairmount Park Conservancy offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, and vision, as well as life, disability and retirement.

Anti-Discrimination Policy:

The Fairmount Park Conservancy does not discriminate based on ethnicity, race, gender or sexual orientation and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

About Us

Organizational Overview:

Fairmount Park Conservancy exists to champion Philadelphia’s parks. We lead capital projects and historic preservation efforts, foster neighborhood park stewardship, attract and leverage investments, and develop innovative programs throughout the 10,200 acres that include Fairmount Park and more than 100 neighborhood parks around the city. Philadelphia has one of the largest urban park systems in the world, providing residents with extensive health, environmental, social, economic and cultural benefits – including access to some of the region’s most famous attractions.

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To Apply: Thank you for your interest in the Fairmount Park Conservancy. Please prepare a formal letter of interest, resume, three work related references, and salary requirements as either PDF or Word documents and submit at https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/d250369117dd488baa22a899d5c26268 Please, no phone calls or mailed applications. Deadline for application is SEPTEMBER 30, 2020. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

Development and Stewardship Manager: Green Building United

Green Building United (GBU) is seeking a Development and Stewardship Manager to build on our 20-year history of leading the sustainable building and climate resilience movement in the greater Philadelphia region, including the Lehigh Valley and State of Delaware.

Organization Overview

Formed in 2001, GBU’s mission is to foster transformative impact in our communities through green building education and advocacy. GBU is a 501c3 nonprofit organization with more than 600 members, and work areas divided among education, policy and advocacy, and strategic initiatives. GBU is funded through an even mix of memberships and corporate partnerships, major events, grants, and contracts. GBU is governed by a 20+ person Board of Directors and has five full-time and two part-time staff. GBU’s staff works collaboratively and engages frequently with the Board and other volunteers.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

GBU is committed to improving diversity and inclusion across the organization, including at the staff level, and strives to center equity and racial justice in our work. GBU can only realize its mission and goals effectively by achieving greater diversity – whether of race, gender, sexual orientation, or ability – among the stakeholders who inform and engage with our work. GBU crosses different professional disciplines, many of which are not diverse, but we are committed to being a resource within this community, continuing our anti-racism work.

Position Summary

The Development and Stewardship Manager will be responsible for creating and executing fundraising strategies across all of GBU’s revenue streams: corporate and event sponsorships, foundation and government grants, and individual giving. They will work closely with the executive director and collaboratively with the Board of Directors to achieve GBU’s organizational goals, as laid out in the 2019-2021 Strategic Plan, with a focus on maintaining and growing relationships and diversifying revenue streams. The Development and Stewardship Manager is responsible for creating and managing a comprehensive development plan to guide all annual fundraising activities.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage relationships with 60+ organization-level supporters (known as Sustaining Partners)
  • Research and track grant opportunities and coordinate resources to meet application deadlines
  • Lead planning and logistics for individual giving and major events, with staff and Board support
  • Develop and share narrative of organization’s work
  • Create and maintain communications strategies in collaboration with GBU staff

Qualifications

Ideal candidates for this position will share a commitment to sustainability and green building practices and will bring a variety of experiences and attributes to GBU, including:

  • Postsecondary degree and 5-10 years of experience in development or a related field
  • Experience in nonprofit fundraising (funders, sponsors, individual giving) with demonstrated success
  • Deep knowledge of grant writing, administration, and funder relations
  • Experience with fundraising research tools and prospect/grant research
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite products
  • Experience with, or ability to learn, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with database management
  • Preferred: Familiarity with sustainability and climate policy, as well as sustainable building certification programs such as LEED, Living Building Challenge, and Passive House

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Creativity and enthusiasm
  • Strong attention to detail and deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with staff, Board, and other volunteer stakeholders
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Excitement for GBU’s mission
  • Preferred: Experience with CiviCRM, website management, e-newsletters, social media

GBU’s office is in Center City Philadelphia. GBU staff are working remotely for the time being, but generally work in-person in the main office. GBU promotes a healthy work-life balance by maintaining flexible schedules for all staff. Ability to work outside of regular business hours for events, and for occasional day travel to areas throughout our region, including the Lehigh Valley and State of Delaware, is required (personal car not required). Residency in the region, or ability to commute, is required when in-person work resumes.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time position that offers competitive compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience, and excellent benefits including: health, dental, and vision, a 401k plan, commuter benefits, and access to a flexible spending account to pay for medical and dependent care expenses pre-tax. In addition, GBU offers four weeks of paid time off and paid professional development opportunities.

Email your resume and cover letter to info@greenbuildingunited.org with the subject line “Development and Stewardship Manager.” Applications will be considered until position is filled.

Green Building United is an equal opportunity employer.

GSI Partners Manager: The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

About SBN’s Green Stormwater Infrastructure Partners

A core part of SBN’s strategy to build a just, green, and thriving economy in the region, our Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Partners are advancing Greater Philadelphia’s GSI industry and innovation.  Participating members include engineering and landscape architecture firms; landscape contracting firms; and material suppliers whose services and products pertain to GSI.  Many are recognized as experts locally, regionally, and nationally.

Position Description and Qualifications:

The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (SBN) is seeking a Manager of our GSI Partners initiative to lead the implementation of all program activities, increase and diversify membership, steward relationships with members and other key industry stakeholders, and advance identified industry priorities.

Our ideal candidate is a mature self-starter, with a proven passion for and subject matter expertise in green stormwater infrastructure; proven capabilities in cultivating and maintaining strong, long-term relationships with business and government stakeholders; a track record of moving established priority issues forward while remaining adaptable; an aptitude for recognizing opportunities and translating ideas into action; and a demonstrated record of taking a cooperative and collaborative approach to their work.

Our ideal candidate also has a propensity for data and research and a knack for synthesizing information to identify themes and focus on the essence of an issue.

Major Responsibilities:

SBN’s GSI Partners Manager will be responsible for the following, and other related duties as needed:

  • Lead the implementation and evaluation of current and future GSI Partners activities
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with businesses in the local GSI industry; developers and property owners; the Philadelphia Water Department; and other relevant local and regional stakeholders regarding programmatic activities and to advance advocacy goals
  • Regularly engage members and other stakeholders to share knowledge and best practices, explore business opportunities, and discuss strategies to grow the region’s GSI industry and innovation
  • Represent SBN on relevant external committees and advisory groups
  • Track relevant research and reports; identify trends and potential opportunities and challenges
  • Prepare written materials that help advance SBN’s advocacy agenda as it relates to GSI
  • Maintain department budget
Additional Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated commitment to SBN’s values and mission
  • Experience working with the business community
  • Degree in relevant field preferred
  • At least 7-9 years relevant experience preferred
  • Ability to be flexible with morning and evening hours as needed
  • Ability to attend off-site functions (when in-person gatherings can resume)
  • Familiarity with Neon or similar CRM preferred

Compensation:

This is a full-time position.  SBN offers a competitive benefits package with medical, vision, and dental coverage options, as well as generous paid time off.  Salary is in the mid-upper $50s commensurate with experience.

To apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and brief relevant writing sample as a single .pdf to allegra@sbnphiladelphia.org, with the subject line “SBN GSI Partners Manager: Last name, First name”

SBN embraces the diversity of our region’s assets, perspectives, and voices. We believe that the broadest possible participation of different races, genders, and other identities is vital to SBN’s continued relevance and our ability to best serve our mission.  As such, we strongly encourage people of color, women, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and other identities to apply for this and all open positions.

EOE:  SBN is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  SBN’s non-discrimination policy can be found here.

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Program Officer: Phoenixville Community Health Foundation

The Phoenixville Community Health Foundation (www.pchf1.org) seeks a self-starter to become its Program Officer. The Foundation aims to improve the health and quality of life for people in the greater Phoenixville region by increasing access to quality healthcare services and promoting healthy communities through grantmaking and collaboration with health, civic, business, and community partners. As a member of a three-person staff, the Program Officer will 1) work collaboratively with the President & CEO and the Board of Directors on the Foundation’s grantmaking, 2) lead its capacity building and other programs, and 3) spearhead its communication efforts. This full-time position reports to the President & CEO.

Key Responsibilities

Grantmaking

  • Administers, in collaboration with President & CEO, the Foundation’s annual grant cycle including reviewing grant applications, conducting due diligence, writing recommendations for the Board of Directors, monitoring progress of grants, conducting site visits, and reviewing grant reports
  • Responds to inquiries and requests for feedback, prepares and sends grant award letters, grant agreements, and other related correspondence
  • Manages and administers mini grants and Youth & Philanthropy program
  • Manages the online grants portal, including creating grant application and review forms and working collaboratively with Director of Finance and Operations on reporting
  • Stays up to date on philanthropic and nonprofit trends

Programs

  • Directs scholarship programs and Champions of the Community awards, including soliciting applications, recruiting selection committee, facilitating the decision-making process, and corresponding with stakeholders and nominees
  • Conducts research with wide variety of stakeholders to identify potential capacity building needs of the regional nonprofit community
  • Works with President & CEO and Board of Directors to develop, launch, and manage capacity building workshops, seminars, webinars, and other programs

Community Relations

  • Plans and manages periodic events and convenings
  • Represents Foundation at community meetings and events locally and regionally which may include some evenings and weekends

Communications

  • Develops and executes the Foundation’s communications strategy
  • Creates and disseminates content via the website, social media, newsletter, and other platforms, consistent with the Foundation’s voice and brand
  • Works with vendor to ensure website is updated frequently with dynamic content
  • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of user engagement on Foundation’s website and social media platforms and makes recommendations for improvement
  • Stays up to date on social media best practices and trends and identifies new communications channels and opportunities

Qualifications and Attributes

  • Bachelor’s degree or 5-10 years of equivalent and relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of nonprofits, health and human service field, and greater Phoenixville area
  • Previous grantmaking experience a plus, but not required
  • Able to build trusting relationships with racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse communities; community organizing experience a plus
  • Good communication skills including listening, conducting presentations, and excellent writing skills; experience managing multiple social media platforms
  • Proven track record of taking a project from idea stage through execution
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational and time management skills
  • Creative and critical thinking skills and a sense of curiosity
  • Willingness to ask difficult questions and challenge assumptions
  • Able to have difficult conversations with tact and diplomacy
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to complete multiple projects on deadline and maintain a sense of humor
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office products; experience with Foundant or other grantmaking software experience a plus
  • Sound judgement, a strong ethical core, and able to maintain confidentiality

The salary for this position ranges from $65,000 – $75,000, depending upon experience. The Foundation offers a comprehensive benefit plan that includes health, dental, and vision care; retirement plan with an opportunity for matching contributions; and holidays and paid time off. Our Foundation is committed to the growth and development of our employees in a highly collaborative, creative, and high-performing work environment.

To Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume to pchf1@pchf1.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Phone interviews will be conducted with those applicants under further consideration. A writing sample may be requested. All applicants will be notified of their status.

The Phoenixville Community Health Foundation is committed to the principle and philosophy of equal opportunity for all regardless of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, age, veteran or military status, familial status, disability, and any other characteristic protected by law. People of color and those with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.