Development and Communications Coordinator
Description: JESUIT VOLUNTEER CORPS (JVC) NORTHWEST is hiring a full-time Development and Communications Coordinator for our Milwaukie, OR office, in the Portland Metro Area. The Development and Communications Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the production and mailing of fundraising appeals and our bi-annual newsletter, researching and writing grant proposals, maintaining the donor database, and assisting with media relations and administrative tasks such as running donor reports and updating donation page content on the website. This position is also responsible for coordinating donor-gratitude events and helping to coordinate fundraising gatherings and events. JVC Northwest is seeking a person with excellent writing ability and organizational skills, as well as the ability to work independently and in a collaborative and team oriented environment. We are a faith-based organization with a focus on our core values of community, simple living, social and ecological justice, and spirituality.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have at least two years of nonprofit or similar organizational experience in fundraising, communications, and/or journalism. Bachelor’s degree and proficiency in Microsoft Office and database software are required. Experience with social media and graphic design is a plus. Former Jesuit Volunteers, AmeriCorps members, or other national service participants are encouraged to apply. Excellent work environment and benefits. All JVC Northwest staff are “at will” employees.
Equity at JVC Northwest: JVC Northwest is committed to continually building a just and equitable workplace in order to work toward our vision of a just and equitable Northwest region. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, JVC Northwest encourages applicants of every race, ethnicity, origin, age, religion, ability, sexual orientation, gender expression, economic status, and veteran status.
To apply, email JVC Northwest at [email protected] with “Development and Communications Coordinator” in the subject line for job description and application information. Applications are due September 5th and then will be accepted on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is found. Start date is October 2018. For more information about this position, please click here.
Specialist, Volunteer Program
Description: The Specialist, Volunteer Program will coordinate our sourcing and recruitment efforts for domestic and international volunteer placements in New York, Peru, Haiti, Zambia, Kenya and South Sudan, in collaboration with the Volunteer Program Coordinator and under supervision of the Volunteer Program Manager. The successful candidate will work with existing partners (universities, volunteer organizations, corporations and Catholic health systems), identify new strategic partners to source volunteer talent based on identified demand, and help with the professionalization of the volunteer program’s partner relationships in line with the volunteer program strategy. You will have a critical role, engaging university and Catholic partners through outreach, relationship building, communications and events.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required (public health, international development, political science, humanitarian affairs, nonprofit management, organizational development, project management, or related field). Master’s degree preferred. Self-starter, results-oriented and work well in a collaborative, fast-paced environment. Driven by our values and mission and comfortable working for a faith-based organization.
Director of Communications
Description: The NPHI Director of Communications will be responsible for strategic internal communications for NPH, providing guidance on communications policies and consistent information activity across the NPH community. He/she will also manage online external communications, in collaboration with the NPHI Marketing Team. The Director of Communications will also oversee the Communications team, supporting international and local employees as well as volunteers.
Qualifications: Working knowledge of nonprofit organizations, donor communications, public relations and fundraising. Crisis and/or Strategic Communications experience is highly desired Experience working with the press at a local and/or international level Exceptional written and oral communication and presentation skills. Skilled at building relationships and interacting successfully with people from variety of backgrounds. An understanding of the ways in which communication programs impact the fundraising and overall organizational goals. Strong computer skills (all MS Office software, Adobe Create Suite) Bi-lingual. Languages: English and Spanish (French or Haitian Creole a plus).
*Please note: Travel to Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe is required. If you are interested in the role please submit your resume and cover letter to Delia López ([email protected]
Development Manager (Part-Time)
Description: We're a Catholic community of lay men and women who live out our faith by walking with the poor of other lands, helping to build a more just and compassionate world. This position is part-time, hourly wage, working out of our La Grange Park, IL office. Very flexible hours. Development, grantwriting, fundraising, outreach. We have a grant to hire a new staff person for 2018 and 2019, with potential with good success for full time or additional years. This person will manage existing and new development efforts for the program, working with existing and new donors, funders, and sources. Goal would be to grow the program financially and in terms of public awareness.
Qualifications: Development background and tech ability preferred, good interpersonal skills and support of our Catholic mission and identity necessary. Good opportunity for a young professional, or perhaps a retired Catholic professional who wants to stay in touch with the international work of the church, and work with a group of young Catholic leaders. Contact the director of the program at [email protected]
for a job description and additional details.
Description: In coordination with the Regional Managers, develop and execute an annual recruitment plan, including but not limited to reaching at least 20 college campuses and cultivating college staff contacts. Research campuses for recruitment opportunities. Register for and attend volunteer/career fairs and other campus recruitment events. Communicate with alumni staff to involve them in nationwide recruitment efforts and attend in place of Maggie's Place staff when possible. Schedule all travel logistics (flight, rental cars, lodging, etc.) keeping to budget. Meet with staff members in Campus Ministry, Right to Life, Community Service, and Career Services offices, as well as student groups and service organizations while on campus. Send packets of recruitment materials to fairs not attended by a Maggie's Place representative. Maintain on-going communication and foster relationships with prospective applicants.
Qualifications: College degree required in approved field by Regional Manager. Two years field experience in Mission/Service work. Foster the mission and vision of Maggie's Place in the recruitment process. Ability to travel greater than 50%. Ability to maintain a valid driver's license.
Description: The Maryknoll Society shares the Good News of God’s love by accompanying and serving people on the margins throughout Asia, Africa and Latin America. Maryknoll serves the Roman Catholic Church locally in the U.S. by fostering a “culture of mission” and supporting “communities of missionary disciples” through its mission education programs. Maryknoll is seeking a full-time Mission Educator - Promoter to work primarily with the Young Adult Outreach Team and Discípulos Misioneros (Hispanic Ministry Outreach) Team and other teams, including outreach to Teacher, Catechist, and Deacon communities, depending on applicant experience and interest. This position will be based in Chicago.
Qualifications: A passion for God’s mission as shown by Jesus and a drive to be part of and help create “communities of missionary disciples” in the local U.S. Church. Ability to work independently AND work collaboratively on a team, with a strong sense of flexibility, creativity, and adaptability. Willingness to travel nationally and internationally. Good public and interpersonal communication skills and particularly good facilitation ability and skills, as well as good promotion, organizational and community building skills. Previous mission-focused, multicultural pastoral ministry and/or young adult ministry experience preferred. Highest moral caliber in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church and able to meet the criteria and standards for working within local dioceses and familiarity and acceptance of contemporary Catholic theology. B.A. or B.S., graduate work preferred or equivalent experience. Fluency in written and spoken Spanish and English is required.
To apply please send one email containing both a cover letter and resume with the subject heading "2018 MEP CHI Position" to Anna Johnson at [email protected]
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Administrator & Communication Coordinator
Description: Seeking an Administrator & Communication Coordinator for the Sisters of the Good Shepherd-Province of NY/Toronto and the Good Shepherd Volunteers. Working closely with the Province leader, Province Business Administrator and the Executive Director of Good Shepherd Volunteers, this full-time position will provide administrative and communication support for our small office in Astoria, NY.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree plus 2 years of administrative and project coordination experience. Proficiency in MS Office - Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint with strong computer and internet research skills. Active and well-rounded personal presence on social media, with a familiarity of each major network and their best practices. Gracious and professional demeanor. Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work well with staff, clients and vendors. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Organized, independent worker, who is self-motivated, detail oriented and able to multi-task. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Valid driver's license.
Director of Development
Description: For over 60 years, LMH has made it possible for Catholic lay persons to serve as teachers, nurses, administrators and other professionals in overseas Catholic mission dioceses.
LMH is seeking an enthusiastic Director of Development with strong fund development interest and skills. This position, based in Los Angeles, will involve some international travel to mission sites. Past international mission experience is a plus for this position. Extensive experience with and a strong understanding of the Catholic Church's teachings, structures, and organizations is required.
Reporting directly to the Director, the Director of Development is responsible for advancing the mission of LMH by identifying, attracting, and securing revenue from individual donors and foundations. The Director of Development will also be responsible for the supervision of Special Events, the Annual Fund, Major and Planned Gifts.
Qualifications: Personal integrity; high energy; effective communication with a passion for mission. Extensive experience with the Catholic Church. Bachelor's degree; advanced or professional degree and/or fundraising certificate preferred. 3+ years of proven and quantifiable record in fundraising experience. Ability to perform complex and/or multi-task assignments of support. Experience with Word, Excel, and budget preparation desirable. A high capacity for attention to accuracy and detail. Strong management skills with a demonstrated ability to plan, organize, lead, and provide feedback to staff. Well-developed people and communication skills, suited to working effectively with Board and support staff. Good physical and mental health