Job Opportunity: Center for Nonviolence – FACES Nonviolent Leadership Program Facilitator

center for nonviolence.jpgThe Center for Nonviolence has one position available.

FACES Nonviolent Leadership Program Facilitator

Position Description:    

This staff person will be part of the Youth Collective and assume joint responsibility for maintaining the quality of the Youth Program as well as direct service and outreach.

Examples of Duties:

  1. Group facilitation: Planning and facilitating groups in schools or other community settings.
  2. Performing administrative and reporting requirements for the FACES Nonviolent Leadership Program.
  3. Curriculum and activity development for the FACES Nonviolent Leadership Program.
  4. Attend assigned trainings and continuing education to remain current in practice.
  5. Participation in designated inter-program, agency-wide, and community activities.
  6. Participation in the collective decision making process.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications:

  1. Knowledge of, and commitment to, gender equality and the feminist perspective, the empowerment and equality of all cultural groups served by CfN as well as the ending of oppression based on race, age, gender, gender identity, sexual     orientation, class, religion or disability.
  2. Commitment to nonviolent practice in personal and professional life.
  3. Strong written and oral communication skills.
  4. Ability to work with minimal supervision, self-motivated, attentive to detail, well organized, dependable, productive, and function well under deadlines and multiple priorities.
  5. Ability to relate well to staff, school administrators and individuals from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds, particularly low income.
  6. Professional commitment to confidentiality and ethics.
  7. Bilingual applicants and people of all races and ethnicities are encouraged to apply.
  8. Professional training or education in ethics, social work, social services or human services a plus.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should send cover letter and resume via email (nsare@centerfornv.org) or mail to The Center for Nonviolence

Job Opportunity: Science Central – Science on a Sphere Intern

Science Central LogoScience Central has one position available.

Science on a Sphere Intern

Position Description:    

Involvement with informal, hands-on, educational science center programs (physical, natural and applied sciences); the Intern will work with the Executive Director and the Education Director; the Intern will be responsible for learning how to operate the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Science On a Sphere (SOS) exhibit; present current scientific data on SOS utilizing NASA and NOAA datasets; and develop new presentations of the data; audiences include the general public, schools, scouts, teachers, special groups.

The Science On a Sphere Intern will be responsible for learning, researching, developing and presenting interactive Sphere-related programs at Science Central.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Start up and shut down SOS equipment
  • Maintain system, including software updates
  • Research NASA and NOAA datasets
  • Present demonstrations to public, school groups, camps and teen interns
  • Learn and develop basic SOS programs
  • Align projectors
  • Assist in presentations for Interactive Video Conferencing
  • Assist in Spring, Summer and Winter science and technology Camps at Science Central
  • Gather and collate basic survey data about visitor engagement

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Job Opportunity: Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana – Marketing and Events Coordinator

Cancer Services of Northeast IndianaCancer Services of Northeast Indiana has one available position:
Full-time Marketing and Events Coordinator 

Position Overview:

Reports to: Director of Marketing and Development

Work Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday with occasional evening and weekend hours required.

Job Summary: The Events and Marketing Coordinator is responsible for managing all aspects of Cancer Services’ fundraising and special events as well as assisting with marketing and development efforts.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of planning, execution and follow‐up for Cancer Services’ fundraising and special events, including logistics, vendor management, sponsorship solicitation, promotion, and volunteer coordination with careful attention to budget and time constraints.
  • Maintain excellent communication flow to ensure coordination of all aspects of fund development and marketing.
  • Evaluate event performance and submit reports on attendance and participant feedback.
  • Research, identify and recommend improvements for event success.
  • Assist with marketing and public relations activities to build support and spread awareness of Cancer Services’ programs.
  • Create and post engaging text, image and video content for social media and website.
  • Develop an optimal posting schedule, considering web traffic and constituent engagement metrics.
  • Maintain donor database, including data entry, report queries and data analysis.
  • Assist with development efforts, including donor and sponsorship prospect research and stewardship.
  • Provide administrative support for all development activities, including appeal mailings, grant applications and fundraising campaigns.

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Job Opportunity: Fort Wayne Philharmonic – Grants and Sponsorship Manager

PHIL_4c_DirectorThe Fort Wayne Philharmonic has one position available:

Grants and Sponsorship Manager

Position Description:
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Development (ADD), the Grants and Sponsorship Manager serves on the Fort Wayne Philharmonic’s Development team performing as a key figure in the effectiveness and overall ability of the department to achieve its fundraising goals by creating written and visual/graphic proposal and report materials, researching new funding opportunities, ensuring proper recognition and benefits delivery, and maintaining campaign calendars to provide the support to grow both annual contributions and special project funding from corporate, foundation and public entities. Continue reading

Philanthropy in Allen County: Lauren Brune

Philanthropy in Allen County is a short series of features designed to highlight why and how members of the Fort Wayne and surrounding community support nonprofits.  Over the course of the summer, we’ll be featuring responses from different nonprofit professionals, volunteers, employees, and board members to showcase Allen County nonprofits!

Lauren Brune

Lauren Brune
Lauren Brune

What nonprofit organizations are you associated with and in which capacities (employee, volunteer, board member, etc.)?

LEARN Resource Center, employee.

How did you first become involved with your current organization(s)? 

I was job hunting and saw an open position at LEARN Resource Center for a communications and special events coordinator. I applied for the position and have been with the organization since February 2016.

What is your favorite part of the organization(s) you work with? Why?

My favorite part of working for LEARN Resource Center is the interactions I get to have with the kids and people within the community. Working for a small nonprofit makes networking critical, and I love attending community functions and getting to know other doers in town. Also, a lot of my work happens behind the scenes, but when I do get to interact with the kids in our program it reminds me that what I do matters to each and every one of them. Continue reading

Job Opportunity: A Friend’s House – Executive Director

a friends houseA Friend’s House has one available position:

Executive Director 

Organization:
Founded in 2005, A Friend’s House is dedicated to encouraging women to understand the past, live in the present, and prepare for the future in a healthy, positive manner and from a Biblical worldview.

We are a long-term residential facility located in Bluffton, Indiana, serving women over the age of 18, with an annual budget of $400,000. Learn more about us at http://www.helpforwomen.net.

Job Description:
Reporting to the Board of Directors and working in collaboration with an experienced Director of Operations and staff, the Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for AFH and for the execution of its mission, with particular emphasis on fundraising and relationship building. Reporting directly to the ED will be the Director of Operations and the House Coordinator. Salary for this full-time, exempt position has been set at $40,000. Anticipated start date: November 1, 2016.

Responsibilities:
Leadership & Management

  • Together with the board, create and promote the vision for AFH ministries
  • Lead, coach, develop and invest in staff, fostering a spirit of teamwork, cooperation, and unity
  • Plan and coordinate the annual business plan (budget, fundraising, strategic goals and objectives) for board input and approval
  • Review and monitor operational finances in consultation with finance staff, prioritizing expenditures and allocating resources
  • Participate in monthly staff meetings
  • Attend all board meetings and report as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors

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Job Opportunity: Cornerstone Youth Center – Drop In Staff Member & After School Program Assistant

Cornerstone-Youth-Center-logo-largeCornerstone Youth Center  has two (2) positions available:

Drop In Staff Member (PT)

Job purpose:
To provide safe, enriching, supervised after school and weekend activities.

Specific duties and responsibilities:
• Submit to a background check.
• Follow daily set up and clean up check list procedures.
• Daily snack preparation, service, and record keeping as stipulated.
• Facilitate/supervise daily recreation, learning center activities, computer use, video game use, movie watching and general student socializing.
• Facilitate daily member check in/out through TRAX system and student sign in/out procedures.
• Provide a safe and enriching environment where all 7th-12th grade students are welcome.
• Follow guidelines for student guests.
• Participate in team building, staff meetings and professional development as required.
• Participate with program evaluation processes.
• Get to know each student by name.
• Balance appropriate relationships to students with authority to maintain a safe environment.
• Answer phone and direct calls appropriately.
• Follow procedures for incident/injury reports.
• Work closely with program coordinator to convey ongoing program/activity information to students.
• Understand and follow emergency procedures.
• Maintain a professional yet fun interaction with students and other staff.
• Attend bi-weekly staff meetings per program coordinator discretion.
• Possess own transportation and insurance.
• Able to take on other tasks as needed and required by the positon as assigned by the program coordinator. Continue reading