AFPNEO Jobs Board

The AFP Northeast Ohio Chapter offers this job posting service for its members.

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Job postings must be related to fundraising, development, and/or nonprofit management (executive director, program director, etc.).

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Community Investment Officer | Akron Community Foundation

Deadline: 08/26/2019

Akron Community Foundation seeks a highly motivated and experienced community investment officer to support grant-making, community initiatives and collaborations. Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office and have a good understanding of database management and online technologies. Candidate will have at least three to five years of nonprofit and/or analytical work experience. Extreme attention to detail, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, strong organizational skills, able to create written documents, letters, and reports with little oversight. Strong presentation skills. Ability to plan and organize work and the work of others and to hold yourself and others accountable. Willing to work flexible hours, including commitments in the evenings. A bachelor's degree is required. The foundation is an equal opportunity employer that offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Qualified candidates should send a resume and salary requirements to: Mr. John Garofalo, Akron Community Foundation, 345 W. Cedar St., Akron, OH 44307 or jgarofalo@akroncf.org Applications without this information will not be considered

For more information, visit: http://akroncf.org

For more information, contact: mailto:JGarofalo@akroncf.org

Regional Development Executive (Eastern) | Coleman Professional Services

Deadline: 09/19/2019

Coleman Professional Services (CPS) is a nationally recognized not-for-profit provider of behavioral health and rehabilitation programs to foster recovery, build independence, and change destinies for individuals, families, and businesses in our community. We are seeking a Regional Development Executive (Eastern) to collaborate with the Chief Officer, Resource Development and Marketing to establish and maintain a fundraising and marketing strategy to raise money and awareness while advancing the mission of CPS in Trumbull, Mahoning, and Jefferson Counties. Key duties will include, but not limited to the following: * Maximize community support for CS various Business Units * Coordinate and lead strategies for all community-based fundraising events within assigned region including signature events, third-party events, and digital fundraising strategies * Support strategies related to other giving tactics while managing expenses related to achieving the net revenue goal * Develop relationships with donors and prospects through cultivation activitie*EEO.

For more information, visit: https://www.colemanservices.org/join-our-team/careers.aspx

For more information, contact: mailto:cathy.reppy@colemanservices.org

Regional Development Executive (Western) | Coleman Professional Services

Deadline: 09/19/2019

Coleman Professional Services (CPS) is a nationally recognized not-for-profit provider of behavioral health and rehabilitation programs to foster recovery, build independence, and change destinies for individuals, families, and businesses in our community. We are seeking a Regional Development Executive (Western) to collaborate with the Chief Officer, Resource Development and Marketing to establish and maintain a fundraising and marketing strategy to raise money and awareness while advancing the mission of CPS in Allen, Auglaize, and Hardin Counties. Key duties will include, but not limited to the following: * Maximize community support for CS various Business Units * Coordinate and lead strategies for all community-based fundraising events within assigned region including signature events, third-party events, and digital fundraising strategies * Support strategies related to other giving tactics wile managing expenses related to achieving the net revenue goal * Develop relationships with donors and prospects through cultivation activities *EEO.

For more information, visit: https://www.colemanservices.org/

For more information, contact: mailto:jennifer.souders@colemanservices.org

Development Coordinator | Ashland University

Deadline: 09/26/2019

The Development Coordinator supports a wide variety of activities and administrative functions related to Ashland University’s Institutional Advancement Department. The Development Coordinator serves as the primary source of program information for the major gifts team, the Associate Vice President and the Vice President of Institutional Advancement, all gift officers, other development colleagues, donors, and vendors. The Development Coordinator will also oversee the administrative management of the Office of Institutional Advancement. This position is critical in that it ensures that the administrative support needs are met and that a smooth work flow is maintained. The Development Coordinator provides administrative support for the Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Executive Director of Development, Director of Advancement Services, Associate Director of Planned Giving, Major Gift Officers, Manager of Prospect Management & Research, and all of Development as a whole. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to being the first line of contact for donors with the Development Office, (by phone, in person, or by email) resolve donor questions and concerns, provide phone and email coverage for gift officers when traveling, manage the department budget, track expenses, create, prepare and present weekly and monthly activity reports, review gift officer trip activity, maintain technology inventory and coordinate with IT regarding component upgrades, updating, and replacement, composing and/or typing correspondence, enter contact reports, facilitating the coordination and design of various reports, charts and graphs; photocopying; maintaining filing system of donor records, acting as office manager for the Office of Institutional Advancement, coordinating administrative coverage in the office, approving hours, maintaining time off records for both salary and hourly employees, as well as ordering, receiving and storing office supplies, maintaining calendars, and scheduling department meetings and appointments. In addition, the Development Coordinator works closely with the Associate Vice President on staff recruitment, is responsible for the on-boarding checklist for all new employees in the department and coordinates all scheduling for new hires. The Development Coordinator may be required to provide occasional support for and attend events outside of regular working hours; this can include evenings and weekends. This positon performs these and other duties as required with a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.

For more information, visit: https://www.ashland.edu/administration/content/development-coordinator

For more information, contact: mailto:rburkett@ashland.edu

Grant Writer | Victim Assistance Program

Deadline: 09/30/2019

Victim Assistance Program, the leading expert in crisis intervention for victims of crime and trauma in Northeast Ohio, is seeking an experienced full time, exempt, Grant Writer to work Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm. Salary range: $30,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year Victim Assistance Program does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Victim Assistance Program will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities. The ideal candidate for this integral role will have a passion for creative, qualitative, and quantitative writing, experience in the nonprofit/social service sector, mastery of seeking and requesting grant funds and excellent attention to details and organization. As a member of our Advancement team, you will help the agency acquire funds by articulating programmatic and capital needs to elevate services provided to victims of crime and trauma and the professionals who serve this population. As one of the first victim services agencies established in the United States, we are driven to expand the blueprint our founder established in 1972. We are always advancing, always changing, and always thinking of new ways to help victims of crime and trauma. If you are passionate about using your expertise to help create a world where all victims are healed, please read on! Scope of Work The Grant Writer will engage in strategic initiatives to secure funds through grant and foundation awards to achieve the agency's annual strategic and budgetary goals. Grant Foundation Submissions If you want to have a hand in securing a million dollars' worth of funds to maintain and grow our agency, you must love to engage in research, follow sometimes tedious directions and obviously have a knack for writing! Writes clear, concise, content to depict a visual picture of the agency's needs Uses analytics to optimize content that drives measurable programmatic and financial goals Develop and update language for renewal applications to reflect its current status Research and apply for new state, local, and federal funding opportunities Submit on average 2-7 new and/or renewal grant/foundation submissions per month Establish ongoing professional relationships with local funders Produce timely correspondence (i.e. thank you) to funders Knowledge of Victim Services The grant writer must acquire a strong appreciation of the day to day work and the impact victimization has on individuals. Be cognizant of the impact trauma has on an individual, their family and the community Understand the dynamics of culturally diverse populations and appreciate that not all victims are the same Consistently schedule time to observe services provided to victims Review and analyze agency statistics to identity client demographics and the services provided to clients Review and analyze programmatic outcome results to identify the status of program goals and objectives Brainstorm with teammates to assist in program design Identify and share potential funding opportunities for new victim service related initiatives Strategy & Organization Maintaining approximately 50 foundations and 10 government grants requires someone who is detail oriented and loves being organized. Assist in the development of annual plans to depict which requests will be pursued and the amount of each request Create and maintain an annual grants calendar to track when applications are due and submitted Process award acceptance and denial notifications Utilize the donor database to enter and maintain accurate records of funding requests and awards Maintain accurate electronic and paper records for all to be written, awarded, pending, and denied requests Requirements At this stage of the game, VAP needs someone who knows what they are doing. We'll train you on the program and agency stuff, but you need to know about the tips and tricks associated with increasing our chances of obtaining awards. Bachelor's degree required. A degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Criminal justice, Social work is preferred Minimum 3 years' experience in grant writing Minimum of 1-year experience in social services Clean state and federal background check Things To Think About Before Applying: All employees of Victim Assistance Program must appreciate the potential physical and psychological impact VAP employment may have on their personal lives. Employees may witness, observe, smell, and hear disturbing sights and sounds including but not limited to crime scenes, pictures of abuse, and recordings of violent incidents. Secondly, employees may be exposed to situations which could potentially result in physical harm from victims and/or aggressors. Both are concerns primarily of direct service victim advocates, but any employee can be exposed to these situations from time to time. In addition, all employees of Victim Assistance Program are required to respond 24/7/365 to the needs of victims of extreme and catastrophic incidents impacting Summit County. This rare response from the administrative staff would be for administrative support and logistics. As our goal is to respond to trauma, we do not engage in prevention, nor do we engage in activism. To ensure every victim is provided with unbiased support, our agency remains neutral on most social justice issues. We work extremely close with local law enforcement; we are a pro police agency and expect all our employees to strengthen our mission by respecting the work of law enforcement in our community. Taking Care of Our Own We aspire to ensure the needs of our employees are always identified. Employees are provided above average compensation compared to similar Ohio nonprofits. We strive to provide employees with beautiful, trauma informed office settings, new furniture, up to date technology, security, expansive training programs, Verizon wireless cell phone discounts and employee assistance program including 6 free confidential counseling sessions. Our newly renovated main office in downtown Akron is within walking distance to the courts, police station, restaurants, shops, and the towpath trails. The spaces include an education training facility, trauma free room, a distraction free room, and two staff conference rooms.A rich benefit package is also provided to full time employees. This includes 3 weeks of PTO, 11.5 paid holiday days off, 1 hour paid lunch, medical coverage, dental & vision coverage, pet insurance, and a 401k retirement plan with matching contribution. It is our belief that if employees are taken care of, then victims will receive superior services… and that is our goal.

For more information, visit: http://victimassistanceprogram.org

For more information, contact: mailto:ecole@victimassistanceprogram.org

Community Relations Director | IBH Addiction Recovery Center

Deadline: 09/30/2019

IBH seeks a full-time Community Relations Director to lead our community relations and fundraising initiatives. Reporting to the Executive Director, this professional must have an established background in managing nonprofit community relations and donation strategies, be committed to IBH's mission, vision, and values, and have a passion for supporting healthy recovery. Working with the Board and Committee members, this role requires extensive community relations experience and the ability to organize large-scale fundraising efforts such as our 50th Anniversary Celebration, an annual campaign, grant writing, and other annual events and programs. PURPOSE: The Community Relations Director is responsible for community outreach and fund development to build awareness and financial support of the organization's mission, vision, programs, services, and achievements. The Community Relations Director will engage in planning, developing, researching, and maintaining strategic comprehensive fundraising and public awareness program to enhance the visibility, partnerships and outreach efforts of IBH. The Community Relations Director reports to the Executive Director. Essential Job Functions Organizes development and implementation of community outreach activities that ensure high visibility, brand recognition, strong partnerships, and regular exposure of IBH in the community Collaborates with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees to create annual fund development and community outreach plan that increases revenue and awareness to support the strategic direction of the organization in accordance with ethical fundraising principles. Develops public relations strategies including online social media networking that will promote the organization's mission. Writes and releases publicity material such as press releases and newsletters. Engages prospective contributors, community partners, and volunteers by making calls, visits, and attending events for which she or he must travel via automobile or flight as required Organizes public awareness and outreach, fundraising events, and related programs. Collaborates with other departments and organizations to enable cross-promotion and support of IBH goals and partnerships Identifies, cultivates, and solicits fundraising and grant opportunities organization and monitors trends in the community that align with the organization's mission. Directs annual giving, corporate, foundation, major giving, and other fundraising campaigns Establishes realistic plans that include timelines, milestones, revenue targets, marketing strategies, volunteer recruitment, and success indicators Researches and writes grants to obtain funding for client programs and agency initiatives Maintains and grows donor relationships and database Collaborates with, recruits, provides orientation, retains and recognizes fundraising and community relations volunteers Ensures a high level of professionalism and leadership and with stakeholders such as donors, volunteers, and staff Achieves or exceeds giving and event participation and donation targets Prepares and communicates fundraising and solicitation materials, prospects lists, outreach communications, newsletter articles, and employee communications related to funding and volunteering Acknowledges receipt of gifts from donors via written and verbal communication and implements stewardship programs and volunteer recognition Provides monthly, annually and periodic reporting of activities and generation of revenues to include entering data analysis of trends, results, opportunities and best practices Performs other duties and special projects as assigned by the Executive Director Requirements Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public relations, marketing, public administration or equivalent degree Minimum of 7 years' experience managing nonprofit community relations, fundraising, grant writing, volunteer management, program development, and event planning Must possess a valid driver's license to drive to and from events, meetings, and conferences Experience with advocacy and/or community-based organizations Broad understanding of multi-faceted campaign planning, implementation, and management. Ability to sell and promote IBH's mission, vision, and services Ability to work collaboratively and recognize opportunities to partner and build relationships with staff, the community, volunteers, donors and stakeholders Familiarity with CRM nonprofit software, donor databases, and other computer applications (Microsoft Office Suite) Must be a creative, self-starter Organized and inspiring influencer and leader Ability to work and engage with diverse populations and communities Strong customer service orientation and political savvy Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to motivate others and works well with colleagues; team-oriented approach Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience developing successfully written donor communications, grant proposals, and marketing materials Superb organization skills; detail-oriented with strong follow-through and the ability to meet tight deadlines Please include a cover letter and resume with your submission. Since 1970, IBH has helped more than 16,000 people recover from alcohol and drug addiction. Located in Akron, Ohio where Alcoholics Anonymous was founded, IBH offers persons afflicted with alcohol and drug addiction the opportunity to restore hope and gain skills for a lifetime of sobriety. IBH uses individualized, abstinence-based, and holistic processes that include clinical and educational treatment, spiritual care, sober housing, employment, training, and transportation. Clients come from all walks of life, cultures, backgrounds, and ages. We address the physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual aspects of recovery. Mission Statement: IBH offers persons afflicted with alcohol and drug addiction the opportunity to restore hope and gain skills for a lifetime of sobriety. Values: IBH builds its treatment philosophy around four core values: Dignity, Community, Stewardship (Outcomes), and Spirituality. IBH values the dignity of every person. Treatment at IBH occurs in a community, not in isolation. IBH believes that stewardship must be outcome-driven and operate on a theory of change that will maximize our clients' opportunities to develop a life of sobriety. Persons have a spiritual dimension. We are made for activities and relationships that align with our true calling and are worthy of our dignity as persons. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Job Type: Full-time Experience: Relevant: 5 years (Required) Education: Bachelor's (Required)

For more information, visit: https://www.indeed.com/job/updated-nonprofit-community-relations-director-08e86f8f69a6a6fc

For more information, contact: mailto:ltmyers@ibh.org

Operations Manager | Akron Soul Train

Deadline: 10/01/2019

Operations Manager Job Description Full-time; Reports to Board of Directors Position Summary The Operations Manager will be a collaborative and experienced leader, responsible for all aspects of AST’s operations, including its gallery operations, artistic planning and programming, educational activities, strategic planning, financial administration, development, and community outreach. The Operations Manager will be AST’s chief advocate, fundraiser, and networker throughout the region, cultivating new partnerships and relationships as a presenter, and promoter to enhance the organization’s profile and visibility. Partnering with the board to establish the strategic direction of AST, the Operations Manager will implement programs and initiatives in fulfillment of AST’s mission. For more information and a complete job description visit https://www.akronsoultrain.org/careers/

For more information, visit: https://www.akronsoultrain.org/careers/

For more information, contact: mailto:Nancy@AkronSoulTrain.org

Director of Gift Planning at Ohio Living Breckenridge Village | Ohio Living Foundation

Deadline: 10/06/2019

The Director of Gift Planning researches, identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards individuals capable of making major and planned gifts, in support of the Ohio Living Foundation's fundraising goals and special initiatives at Ohio Living Breckenridge Village. Apply here: http://bit.ly/OLF18515 Essential Activities and Tasks Donor Development * The Director of Gift Planning cultivates and develops a portfolio of 75 prospective major and planned giving donors, including private foundation representatives. * Develops short and long-range plans to help ensure fundraising expectations are met or exceeded. * Uss a "moves managemnt" model to strategically cultivate relationships with prospective donors in anticipation of soliciting major and planned gifts. * Applies best practice gift planning techniques to ascertain the best combination of current and deferred giving to match the donor's aspirations with those of Ohio Living. * Actively engages non-development staff in prospect identification, developing relationship management strategies, the solicitation process, and donor stewardship. * Develops and executes strategies to enhance the planned giving program, including stewardship of current members of the Living Legacy Society. Administration and Reporting * Works with Foundation staff to analyze the donor database and develop appropriate processes to leverage data for major and planned giving fundraising. * Assists in the management of current and prospective major donor records to ensure their confidentiality, completeness, accuracy, timely acknowledgment, and daily maintenance for cultivation and recognition activities. * Provides regular briefings to senior leadership on major and planned gift strategies, related timelines and action plans. Qualifications Education * Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, fundraising, or a related field required. * Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) preferred. Experience * Five years experience in planned giving and major gifts fund development required. * Documented track record of superior fundraising results required. * Knowledge of philanthropic fundraising methods and ethics required. * Demonstrated ability to manage several projects and constituencies simultaneously. * Proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and the internet required. * Proficiency with Raiser's Edge or other fundraising system software required. Apply here: http://bit.ly/OLF18515

For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/OLF18515

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Major Gifts Officer | Ashland University

Deadline: 11/16/2019

Position Title: Major Gifts Officer Department: Institutional Advancement Position Summary Ashland University’s Institutional Advancement Department is seeking a seasoned Major Gifts Officer to join its team of talented fundraisers. The Major Gifts Officer is part of a team of professionals whose primary responsibility is the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of a portfolio of individual prospects including alumni, parents and friends of Ashland University. The Major Gifts Officer manages relationships, develops and implements strategies, and is responsible for moving prospects through all phases of the fundraising process for generating financial support. The MGO will work with prospective donors to determine their philanthropic interests related to Ashland University’s fundraising goals. She/he will collaborate with faculty and staff to engage prospects and to develop and implement cultivation and solicitation plans. The MGO should have a demonstrated interest in higher education and is expected to develop a deep knowledge of college’s offerings. The MGO must also have demonstrated experience soliciting and securing 6 and 7 figure gifts from assigned donors. This position requires a person who is self-driven, and can work both independently and as a team member with other fundraising professionals and campus leaders in a fast-paced environment with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks effectively and efficiently. National and local travel as well as night and weekend work is required. For the right candidate, this position may be a telecommuting position, working remotely from home and reporting to the main campus in Ashland, OH.

For more information, visit: https://www.ashland.edu/administration/content/major-gift-officer-institutional-advancement

For more information, contact: mailto:rburkett@ashland.edu

Ten Star ChapterFriends of Diversity Award

AFP Northeast Ohio Chapter | © 2015-2019 AFPNEO. All rights reserved.

Vondea Sheaffer, President | Vondea.Sheaffer@vased.org

PO Box 1286, Bath OH 44210 | 330-329-2472 | Fax 330-315-0399 | info@AFPNEO.org

 

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Ten Star Chapter

 

Friends of Diversity Award

AFP Northeast Ohio Chapter
© 2015-2019 AFPNEO.
All rights reserved.

Vondea Sheaffer, President
Vondea.Sheaffer@vased.org

PO Box 1286, Bath OH 44210
330-329-2472
Fax 330-315-0399
info@AFPNEO.org

 

Designed & hosted by
Jacq Connect