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Manager, Grants and Foundation Relations at Special Olympics Illinois

Contact name:

Shannon Shane

Contact email:

sshane@soill.org

Brief Job Description:

Special Olympics Illinois is actively recruiting for the role of Manager, Grants & Foundation Relations. A vital member of the Development team, this role is tasked with advancing local foundation and corporate support throughout the state in Special Olympics Illinois' 11 regions. This position will play a prime role in collaborating with regional development staff to increase grant revenue by directly prospecting, writing proposal applications, and submitting grant reports for the various regions – with a particular focus on not only growing support within the Chicago metropolitan area, but also pursuing grant funding that helps advance the goals of the strategic plan at the local community level. This position is based remotely in Illinois.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Regional Grants Liaison
-Serves as the Primary Grants Liaison to Regional Development Staff in all 11 regions.
-Conducts monthly meetings with regional development staff to discuss ongoing funding priorities, prospects and grant activity.
-Works with regional development staff to identify key prospects to apply to for grants; assists with managing the regional master grants calendar of grant deadlines and grant reports.

Prospect Research
-Conducts targeted prospect research, on a routine basis, to identify new small to mid-size foundation and corporate grant opportunities for the local regions.
-Manages the Regions’ Master Grants Calendars of opportunities and reports.

Grant Writing
-Compose highly technical, yet creative and compelling, grant proposals/applications to small to mid-size foundations and corporations throughout the 11 regions.
-Particular focus on generating grant revenue support that ranges from $1,000 to $20K.

Grant Reporting
-Compile organization-wide and regional data (metrics, financials, program content/highlights) necessary to complete and submit grant reports for regional grant awards.
-Manage and maintain an annual calendar of grant reports.
-Collaborate with other departments (finance, program services, strategic planning, etc.) to compose and submit quality grant reports, as needed and required per grant agreements.

Training and Presentations
-Conduct presentations on the organization, in general, as part of cultivating new opportunities and funding partnerships in the regions.
-Provide grant related trainings, as needed, for SOILL staff to strengthen their knowledge-base, skill-set and overall capacity to pursue grants (this is an “assist” to the Director – Grants & Foundation Relations).

Assistance to the Director – Grants & Foundation Relations
-Assists the Director, as needed, with chapter and multi-region grants efforts including but not limited to gathering metrics, content and financials needed for grants and reports, collaborating on grant submissions and/or reports, stewarding and cultivating of grantors at the local/regional levels.
-Collaborates with the Director to devise an official grants & foundations stewardship plan, process and procedure for implementation and use across all regions and at the chapter level.
-Assists the Director with holding grant review meetings, per Finance Policy, in conjunction with members of the Finance department to account for proper tracking, reporting and use of new grant awards.
-Assists the Director in streamlining and implementing an org-wide outcome measurement plan, with key input from the Strategic Planning Director, for use in grants and reports
-Serves as back-up to the Director for any grant-related questions or needs org-wide

Other Miscellaneous Development
-General assist with other development team / department projects, as needed.
-Weekly check-in meetings with the Director on grant projects (status updates)
-Event support at fundraising events, throughout the year, as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree preferred
-1-2 years professional experience in grant writing to foundation and corporate funders, as well as managing partnerships
-1-2 years prospect research experience (Candid’s Foundation Directory Online and/or GrantStation preferred)
-Excellent communication skills – written and oral
-Excellent project management and organization skills; time management
-Experience working collaboratively and successfully with other departments to complete projects
-Proficiency with Microsoft Office and CRM (Salesforce or Dynamics preferred)
-Ability to work remotely with minimal guidance; self-starter
-Passion for the Special Olympics mission


Salary Range and Benefits:

This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, voluntary disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match, generous paid time off benefits, and more.

How to Apply:

To apply, please visit: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/2126642/Special-Olympics-Illinois/Manager-Grants-Foundation-Relations

Employment Attorney at Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project

Contact name:

Alexandra Sossa

Contact email:

info@flapillinois.org

Brief Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain and manage an employment caseload.
  2. advocate before federal and state agencies.
  3. attend regular advocacy virtual and/or in person meetings.
  4. maintain regular contact with Spanish-speaking clients, and when there is a specific legal problem, conduct by telephone or in-person client interviews.
  5. cultivate relationships and coordinate effectively with lead-counsels, co-counsels and other organizations.
  6. supervise staff, law student’s interns, externs, fellows and legal volunteers.
  7. if Spanish spoken, then provide oral and written Spanish/English translation and interpretation as needed.
  8. organize and attend employment legal clinics.
  9. conduct community legal education.
  10. make referrals and coordinate effectively with FLAP partners.
  11. assist with any additional tasks assigned to advance the organization’s mission.

Preferred Qualifications:

Qualifications:

1) Juris Doctor and license to practice law in Illinois is mandatory;

2) fluency in written and spoken English is mandatory,

3) strong writing, oral communication, and research skills are required,

4) have the ability to work with people of diverse economic, educational and social backgrounds, detail-oriented with strong problem-solving, decision-making, organizational, and multitasking skills,

5) exceptionally responsible, self-initiating, and focused,

6) self-motivated, enthusiastic, and flexible,

7) demonstrated commitment to public interest law, social justice and immigrants’ rights,

8) experience in the area of immigration is preferred, but not required,

9) ability to work cooperatively on a variety of projects with other staff members as well as with diverse audiences, including community advocates, is required,

10) understanding of FLAP’s non for profit mission, previous experience working with immigrants is beneficial for this position, along with other prior work that requires cultural sensitivity,

11) efficiency and prompt turn-around mandatory,

12) ability to travel independently for off-site meeting and/or trainings,

13) demonstrate resourcefulness and ability to take initiative in development and completion of projects,

14) have computer skills,

15) ability to carefully document facts, maintain confidentiality of the information provided, work independently and with staff to meet deadlines,

16) a successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization, and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision-making,

17) have the ability to work with tight timelines, operate with a sense of urgency, perform under pressure to meet deadlines and answer e-mails,

18) demonstrable computer skills with the internet, e-mail, Microsoft Office, Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and other programs.

Salary Range and Benefits:

Compensation: FLAP’s comprehensive benefits package includes a 401k plan, 100% coverage of health insurance premiums and 99% coverage for dental and vision insurance, with a minimal 1% employee contribution for dental and vision coverage. Employees also enjoy 13 paid holidays, which increase with seniority, along with 12 paid sick days and 12 paid vacation days that also grow with their tenure. The organization provides mileage reimbursement for job-related travel at the IRS rate and reimburse meal expenses for travel. To support remote work needs, FLAP offers up to $50 per month in reimbursement for expenses like internet use. Additionally, FLAP provides professional liability insurance, general liability insurance, and coverage for Social Security, unemployment, and workers' compensation. The starting annual salary is $75,000 and can go up to $100,000, negotiable depending on skills and relevant experience. As for student loans, eligible employees can enroll in Income-Based Repayment (IBR) programs for federal loans, which are income-based and may offer loan forgiveness in as little as 10 years http://askheatherjarvis.com/. FLAP understands that the necessary equipment for this role is crucial, and we will provide all the tools needed to excel in the position.

How to Apply:

Application: To be considered for the position, please send the following, via e-mail, to info@flapillinois.org in attention to Alexandra Sossa, FLAP Bilingual Executive Director. Write: Attorney in the subject line of the e-mail:
(1) resume;
(2) writing sample;
(3) two references and;
(4) cover letter indicating: (a) date when you can begin work, (b) salary expectation, (c) explaining if you are planning to have a second job, (d) at least three dates with a time frame you will be available for a no more than 15 minutes phone call for initial screening and/or one hour virtual and/or in person interview at FLAP offices.

FLAP will not accept incomplete applications. Position will remain open until filled, but FLAP seeks to fill this position ASAP. It is okay to e-mail for clarification questions at info@flapillinois.org

Field Representative at U.S. Census Bureau

Organization:

U.S. Census Bureau

Job title:

Field Representative

Contact name:

Daisy Negrete

Contact email:

chicago.recruiting@census.gov

Job Description:

Interview respondents to collect survey or census data as required for on-going surveys and one-time surveys. The incumbent is responsible for communicating with respondents, supervisors, and other persons as appropriate. Reads survey materials and conducts door-to-door surveys. Explains the purpose of the survey, asks questions as worded on the questionnaire or survey instrument, and enters accurate and complete information into a laptop computer or onto survey forms.

Salary Range and Benefits:

Salary is based on location and ranges from $16.14 to $26.16 per hour. Flexibility to work full or part time, create your schedule and route.

Position Website:

https://www.usajobs.gov/job/752213900

How to Apply:

USAJOBS.gov. If you already have an account and profile on USAJOBS.gov you will need to sign in and apply to the Field Representative Job Announcement. Otherwise, you will need to create an account and profile. This YouTube video will show you how to create your USA jobs account: USAJOBS: Creating a USAJOBS Profile - YouTube. When applying for the position select the Chicago Region!

Any Additional Information

The recruiting staff will be hosting a call at 10:00AM CST and 2:00PM CST, Monday through Friday to answer questions and/or assist with USAJobs profile creation. The call is hosted via TEAMS. Please feel free to join us on TEAMS and dial into our open recruiting call at 1-872-888-6261, when prompted, enter passcode 479 030 874#. Click here TEAMS MEETING to join TEAMS.

Should you have further questions, please call our office at 1-800-865-6384 Ext: 15.

Fund Development Manager at Midway Village Museum

Organization:

Midway Village Museum

Job title:

Fund Development Manager

Contact name:

Ken Thomson

Contact email:

ken.thomson@midwayvillage.com

Brief Job Description:

The right candidate will be a key part of the dynamic team at Midway Village, striving to serve the mission of the organization. The function of this position is to successfully bring funds to the Museum. The position responsibilities include raising funds from corporate and individual donors as well as being the membership’s liaison. Maintains donor database and leads the annual fund raiser.
Main responsibilities 1) Sponsorship sales 2) Grant management 3) Membership recruitment 4) Annual fundraiser 5) Capital Campaign organization.
Assists the Endowment Committee, the Development Committee and the Executive Director in creating annual development plans, including a membership plan and annual fundraising goals. Implements a plan to achieve these goals.
Responsible for maintaining the budget related to development within the overall Museum budget plan.
Cultivates individual, corporate and foundation donors and prospects. Responsible for planning Fund Raising events. Manages our current donor relationships.
Works with fund raising volunteers in support of development activities. Recruits development volunteers.
Solicits gifts and sponsorships from individuals, companies, corporations and foundations.
Researches foundations and government agencies and recommends potential sources of foundation and government funding.
Responsible for accuracy and reliability of donor/membership database. Safeguards the donor’s confidentiality.

Preferred Qualifications:

Must be organized and efficient. Minimum of three years of experience in fund raising and development. Proficient skills in Excel, Word, Power Point, donor database software and social media; Donor Perfect experience preferred. Grant writing experience is desired and a B.A./B.S. is preferred.

Position Website (If available):

midwayvillage.com

How to Apply:

Email ken.thomson@midwayvillage.com

Executive Director at Northern Illinois Hospice Foundation

Organization:

Northern Illinois Hospice

Job title:

Executive Director, Northern Illinois Hospice Foundation

Contact name:

Thelma Busker

Contact email:

tbusker@niha.org

Brief Job Description:

We are seeking a visionary and strategic leader to join our team as the Executive Director of the Northern Illinois Hospice Foundation. You will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our organization by leading comprehensive fundraising and development initiatives throughout the Northern Illinois Hospice service area. If you are eager to use your talents and skill set in a way that truly makes a difference for the region’s most experienced hospice in the Rockford, Illinois area, we can't wait to talk with you!

This position will be responsible for the development and management of a high quality, creative, and strategic comprehensive fund development and donor communication/marketing program for the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with the Chief Executive Officer and Foundation Board of Directors to develop a vision and strategic direction for Northern Illinois Hospice Foundation’s advancement efforts and oversees all aspects of the Foundation Department, including leading, supervising, and mentoring staff and volunteers, and execution of fundraising programs to achieve the organization’s annual and long-term goals.
  • Manages the relationship with Foundation Board and its committees and works closely with the Chair of the committees, the Board President, and Chief Executive Officer to build awareness and involvement of the Board with Foundation activities; provides accurate, timely reporting to the Board of department activities and results; and ensures solicitation and stewardship of Board members.
  • Develops promotional and solicitation materials, gift agreements, and presentation materials. Makes presentations and accompanies and supports Board Members, the Chief Executive Officer and directors at prospect and donor meetings.
  • Implements donor development strategies throughout the Northern Illinois Hospice geographical footprint.
  • Establishes and executes strategic programs to grow the annual, major gift, event, corporate support, special programs (e.g., Wishes, Grateful Families, etc.), foundation, grants and planned giving support, and alternate revenue producing activities.
  • Leads the major gift fundraising efforts across programs (e.g. major individual, corporate and foundation donors and prospects); maintains a portfolio of key prospects.
  • Develops and manages Foundation’s annual budget.
  • Leads capital or special initiative campaigns for the organization and develops and communicates any donor naming opportunities.
  • With the Marketing and Community Relations team, develops and implements donor communication, including the Perspective newsletter, mailings (email and USPS), social media, etc.
  • Works with the Marketing and Community Engagement team to ensure regular, tailored communications to expand Northern Illinois Hospice’s donor relations.
  • Ensures departmental compliance with organizational policies, procedures and standards; and state and federal regulations and auditing standards governing nonprofit organizations and solicitation/acknowledgement of funds.
  • Engages community members through organizational memberships, public speaking, and education to promote the Northern Illinois Hospice mission and philanthropic opportunities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • CFRE or ACFRE Certification preferred or achieved within two years of hire; Other applicable certifications will be considered.
  • A minimum of five years of progressive fundraising experience and demonstrated success in soliciting major gifts required.
  • Track record of prospecting, cultivating, soliciting, and successfully closing donor gifts required. Grant writing experience a plus.

Salary Range and Benefits:

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401K Retirement Savings Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Account
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short-term Disability and Long-term Disability Insurance

Position Website (If available):

https://northernillinoishospice.org/job/executive-director/

How to Apply:

Apply through website with resume and cover letter.

Accounting Clerk at RAMP

Organization:

RAMP

Job title:

Accounting Clerk

Contact name:

Autumn Kubatzke

Contact email:

akubatzke@rampcil.org

Brief Job Description:

What we are looking for in this position:

As a member of our finance team, you will prepare, organize, input, and verify our various financial transactions and reports to ensure accuracy and regulatory compliance. This is a detail-oriented position that is vital to our daily operations. Our ideal candidate has at least an associate degree in accounting, or equivalent on the job experience, excellent communication, organizational, and math skills. You must have 2+ years of experience or strong skills in financial administration. You must also work well under pressure, multitasking, and be independent.

The position will spend a lot of time conducting the following activities:

  • Reviewing and verifying financial transactions to ensure accuracy.
  • Entering invoices, accounts receivables, and deposits.
  • Entering, printing, and mailing weekly accounts payable.
  • Monthly journal entries and reports.
  • Preparing quarterly ROI reports.
  • Bank reconciliation.
  • Filing of finance-related documents.
  • Assisting in the preparation of financial reports.

Job Location: Rockford, IL

For full job description, please visit the application weblink below.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Excel and QuickBooks.

Salary Range and Benefits:

Starting Salary Range (based on experience): $36,905 - $40,000

Position Website (If available):

https://rampcil.org/careers-at-ramp/

How to Apply:

Apply online at https://ramp.applytojob.com/apply/BMAA41knRf/Accounting-Clerk

Online Application Link (If available):

https://ramp.applytojob.com/apply/BMAA41knRf/Accounting-Clerk

National Curriculum and Training Specialist at America Needs You

Organization:

America Needs You

Job title:

National Curriculum and Training Specialist

Contact name:

Gina Hooker

Contact email:

jobs@americaneedsyou.org

Brief Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and coordinate all programmatic curriculum development and review, ensuring that review and revision of curriculum and all related materials occurs continuously
  • Create and revise curriculum for the virtual program, including adapting content, reflections, and activities to fit asynchronous modules, as well as instructing and providing feedback to instructional designer.
  • Ensure that ANY’s curriculum and instructional practices promote set learning objectives, meet Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion competencies
  • Prepare and lead workshop trainings/previews, prepare program staff for workshop facilitation; refine instructional approaches and workshop operational standards; update facilitation and engagement tools and resources in various formats (in-person and virtual)
  • Ensure that curriculum drives students to acquire targeted competencies and skills as evidenced by program evaluation and survey results
  • Develop, guide, and support curricular innovation, including the development of new curriculum assets, tools, and systems for new virtual program offerings
  • Maintain current knowledge of curricular trends and research, reporting findings and making recommendations to the COO as appropriate
  • Implement a professional development program to address employee experience and skills gaps
  • Work with the COO to develop systems to evaluate the skill, experience, and professional development needs of all staff to deliver a high-quality program
  • Contribute to the implementation of ANY’s professional development and Learning Management Systems
  • Support program pilots and evaluation
  • Encourage strong cross-team collaboration and knowledge-sharing
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, MA preferred
  • Experience in online learning
  • Demonstrated success developing and evaluating program models, and successfully operationalizing innovative programs
  • Proficient in using technology as a management reporting tool and experience working with staff to develop and implement program monitoring systems
  • Excellent project management skills managing complex, multifaceted projects resulting in measurable successes and program growth
  • Experience working with a high-performance, collaborative, constructive peer group
  • Strength in developing and coaching individuals and teams, empowering them to elevate their levels of responsibility and performance
  • Experience in student support and developing strong mentoring relationships
  • Experience in curriculum development for college students and first-generation college students preferred
  • Experience managing internal learning and development initiatives
  • Expertise in facilitation, training, and evaluation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • High level of drive and achievement
  • Integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for ANY's mission

Salary Range and Benefits:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: National Curriculum and Training Specialist – Last_Name, First_Name). Please note that your application will not be considered without a cover letter. No phone calls please.

How to Apply:

Salary for this position is in the low to mid $70k range, commensurate with experience.

Executive Director at Jewish Milwaukee Museum

Organization:

Jewish Milwaukee Museum

Job title:

Executive Director

Contact name:

Dawn Sweet

Contact email:

dawn@leadingtransitions.com

Organization Overview

As the most vibrant Jewish cultural organization in the Midwest, Jewish Museum Milwaukee (JMM) builds bridges between diverse communities with shared histories; explores contemporary issues through the lens of Jewish history, culture and values; and inspires artists, thinkers, educators, students and future leaders to engage with Jewish history, culture, and values as they pursue justice. The mission of JMM is to preserve and present the history of the Jewish people in Wisconsin and celebrate the continuum of Jewish heritage and culture. JMM is committed to sharing this story and their search for equality and freedom to enhance the public’s awareness and appreciation of Jewish life and culture as it relates to contemporary themes amongst our diverse communities.

JMM reflects five important values:

  • Remembrance: We memorialize the resilience, ingenuity, persistence, and profound hope of the Jewish people and others who have suffered inhumane treatment. We celebrate the achievements, culture, traditions, and religion of the Jewish people.
  • Justice: We pursue justice for all people through reflective conversation about history and current events.
  • Honor: We honor the inherent dignity of all people by amplifying lesser-heard voices and artistic expression.
  • Community: We build steadfast bridges across diverse communities and organizations by celebrating our shared humanity and histories.
  • Learning: We educate visitors of all ages, religions, races, and walks of life through engaging and meaningful programs and exhibits, while also listening to and learning from our visitors and their communities.

Brief Job Description:

The Executive Director provides leadership and directs policymaking, planning, organization, operations, fundraising, and employees for Jewish Museum Milwaukee. The Executive Director works closely with the Board of Trustees to, develop, refine, and implement the Museum’s strategic direction, priorities, and policies for the Museum’s impact, fundraising, governance, programming, exhibition, and collections management.

Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Works in conjunction with the Board of Directors to develop and maintain the strategic direction and establish initiatives to fulfill the mission and vision of the Museum.
  • Leads all fund development and revenue generating activities, including grant identification and writing, legacy procurement, donor solicitation, exhibit sponsorships, and potential capital campaigns aimed at achieving visionary goals. Works with the Board to secure financial and membership involvement to identify and solicit major gifts and leverage its connections and networks.
  • Creates, monitors, and adheres to annual budget and operating plan. Reviews monthly general ledger and reviews the monthly P&L with Board Treasurer, identifying variances. Approves all expenditures. Monitors investment returns.
  • Builds staff capacity to optimize membership and other revenue opportunities.
  • Stewards current and potential donors through events, meetings, communications, and other appropriate opportunities for relationship-building.
  • Monitors and evaluates program effectiveness initiating changes required for improvement and continued excellence.
  • Directs ongoing and complex projects.
  • Oversees the collections of the Museum.
  • Hires, trains, and supervises staff.
  • Oversees and evaluates all educational and community programming.
  • Reviews selections for special exhibits with the Curator and volunteer committee.
  • Builds public relations strategy as well as effective community relations. Develops overall marketing plans and evaluates materials for the Museum.
  • Develops earned revenue strategies, particularly in exhibit rentals.
  • With the Curator, develops, markets, and negotiates travelling exhibits.
  • Serves as a JMM ambassador in the greater Milwaukee Community including tourism, cultural organizations, State and City Arts boards, and Jewish community events. Is a representative to museum organizations including the American Alliance of Museums, Midwest Association of Museums and Council of Jewish Museums.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of success in developing, managing, and growing annual operating budget.
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing and public speaking.
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively and effectively with Boards of Directors and other volunteers.
  • Strong leadership and strategic planning skills, as well as vision and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Understanding of the complexity of volunteer/professional relationships.
  • Strong record of success in developing and implementing fundraising and earned revenue strategies, including grant procurement.
  • Proven ability to hire, train, supervise, discipline, measure performance, and support employees.
  • Ability to foster a healthy organizational culture with volunteers and staff.
  • Working knowledge of technology and software, including spreadsheets, database, calendaring, and presentation tools, as well as social media.
  • Ability to work a non-standard work week, including evening, weekend, and some long hours to accommodate activities such as Museum events and representing the Museum at public events.
  • Familiarity with best practices in museum operations and contemporary museum trends.
  • Experience working in a cultural institution desirable.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit, with evidence of successful growth in business endeavors.
  • Minimum credential of bachelor’s degree.
  • Five years of experience in senior management position(s).

Salary Range and Benefits:

Jewish Museum Milwaukee and Milwaukee Jewish Federation provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

  • The annual salary range for this position begins at $110K.
  • This position is eligible for 15 vacation days and 7 personal days annually. In addition, JMM observes federal holidays as well as Jewish holidays that prohibit work, typically adding between 11 -17 additional paid days off annually depending on the Hebrew calendar.
  • Other benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, paid parental leave, health savings and flexible spending accounts, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, and 401K plan.
  • All offers of employment are contingent upon clear results of thorough background and reference checks.
  • All inquiries about, and interactions with, candidates are kept in strict confidence.
  • This position will remain open until filled.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants can email the following items, to JMM@leadingtransitions.com no later than 1 p.m. CT February 21, 2024: A letter describing your qualifications for this position and your interest in Jewish Museum Milwaukee’s mission, a detailed and updated resume and the names of, your relationship to, and the contact information for, three professional references.

References will only be contacted with candidate permission.

Leading Transitions is committed to the vitality and growth of mission-based, nonprofit, philanthropic, and community-centered efforts and organizations, and their leaders. The firm’s inclusive practices provide the flexibility and creativity necessary to adapt to the intricacies and dynamics of any community. We believe that periods of change can be transformational and bring new diverse opportunities.

Youth Education Advocate at RAMP

Organization:

RAMP

Job title:

Youth Education Advocate

Contact name:

Autumn Kubatzke

Contact email:

akubatzke@rampcil.org

Brief Job Description:

We are looking for an advocate to reduce barriers for youth with disabilities, spread awareness, and prepare students with disabilities to realize there are no limits to what they can do. This Youth Education Advocate will work with youth with disabilities and their families to ensure that they are receiving the support and services they need to succeed in school. The Youth Education Advocate will help students and families understand the rights of students with disabilities in the education system, advocate alongside the student and family, and work in conjunction with educators to make educational experiences accessible for students with disabilities. This position also requires an understanding of the principles of the Independent Living (IL) Philosophy and a genuine desire to carry out this philosophy. If this sounds like something you’d be interested in, please apply!

The position will spend a lot of time conducting the following activities:

  • Working one-on-one with students and their families to support them in their goals.
  • Building a connection between students/families and school personnel.
  • Working with and advocating for families and children with disabilities.
  • Networking in the community.
  • Searching for outreach opportunities to promote Youth Education Advocacy services.
  • Attending school meetings with students/families.

Job Location: Based in either Winnebago County or DeKalb County with regular travel to Boone, DeKalb and Winnebago Counties; hybrid remote work opportunity.

Salary Range and Benefits:

Starting salary range - based on experience: $34,855 - $36,598

(Please note: each salary offer is determined by using a rating scale, which is based off the minimum salary of the range provided).

How to Apply:

For full job description or to apply, please use the online job application.

Board of Directors at Girls on the Run of Northwest Illinois

Organization:

Girls on the Run of Northwest Illinois

Job title:

Board of Directors

Contact name:

Paula Capone

Contact email:

pcapone@gotrnwil.org

Brief Job Description:

Share your talents and skills to make an impact. Girls on the Run of Northwest Illinois, is expanding the Board, and seeking qualified, passionate persons to strengthen organizational outcomes. Prior experience on a Board is helpful but not required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest and willingness to support GOTR goals and objectives
  • Initiative
  • Integrity
  • Analytical Ability
  • Leadership capacities, including ability to organize and monitor work performance
  • Familiarity with community strengths and needs

Salary Range and Benefits:

This is a volunteer position.

How to Apply:

Please use the online application link to apply.

Volunteer Manager at Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity

Organization:

Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity

Job title:

Volunteer Manager

Contact name:

Ann Bruce

Contact email:

annbruce@rockfordhabitat.org

Brief Job Description:

Job Summary: Responsible for all aspects of the affiliate volunteer program. This role will support all volunteer development and support activities for the affiliate office, the construction program, and the ReStore.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Will develop volunteer recruiting processes to support all volunteer needs of the affiliate.
  • Will be the main point of contact for the affiliate for all external contact from organization volunteer requests.
  • Support and enhance an online platform that offers potential volunteers a way to express their interest in work with our affiliate.
  • Develop an effective volunteer database that identifies available candidates while accurately tracking volunteer hours.
  • Attend all volunteer build days and coordinate check-in, registration, safety training, and lunch.
  • Administer onsite volunteer orientation training for new volunteers for both the office and ReStore.
  • Work closely with the affiliate Construction Manager in coordinating the use of volunteers on construction projects.
  • Coordinate with local churches and organizations in the development of a lunch schedule to support build season days.
  • Divide work responsibilities between the construction site, affiliate office, and the ReStore.
  • Develop new external sources of volunteers throughout the community.
  • Partner with Habitat managers to identify new ways to support existing volunteers and retain them.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School diploma required – college degree preferred
  • Competency in e-mail and other basic online systems, including social media, Excel, Salesforce
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task while handling multiple priorities
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of people
  • Must possess a positive, enthusiastic attitude that promotes successful teamwork and collaboration.
  • Possess a professional demeanor that allows you to represent the mission strategic goals and objectives of RAHFH positively.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a personal vehicle

Salary Range and Benefits:

FLSA Status: Full-time Non-Exempt
Salary range: $40,000 to $48,000

Position Website (If available):

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How to Apply:

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Nonprofit Bookkeeper (Remote) at 100 Degrees Consulting

Organization:

100 Degrees Consulting

Job title:

Nonprofit Bookkeeper (Remote)

Contact name:

Katie Wunderink

Contact email:

hello@100degreesconsulting.com

Brief Job Description:

100 Degrees Consulting provides CFO and bookkeeping services to visionary leaders. We help nonprofit organizations globally with all things finance; accounting, bookkeeping, audit, board reporting, financial analysis, budgeting, cash flow, 990s, and compliance. We give leaders clarity and confidence in their numbers so they can make a bigger impact on the world.

We are seeking to add a high-performing Nonprofit Bookkeeper to the team to deliver a high level of service to our clients. This is a client-facing role that would manage a client roster, juggling multiple client accounts. This person needs to be financially savvy and extremely detail-oriented when it comes to numbers. We are looking for a proactive bookkeeper whose top priority is client service. The right person will be most interested in serving our clients while enjoying a flexible work schedule, rather than trying to build their own business empire.

Preferred Qualifications:

Must live in one of the following states to apply: AZ, GA, IN, IA, IL, MA, MD, MI, MT, NH, NY, OH, PA, RI, TX, VA, WA, WI

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support client monthly close process in Quickbooks Online
    Bank, credit card, and payment platform reconciliations for clients
  • A/P and A/R reconciliations for clients
  • Fundraising database reconciliations for clients
  • Make journal entries for clients
  • Process payroll for clients
  • Process A/P and A/R for clients
  • Receipt management for clients
  • Prepare and file 1099s for clients
  • Enter budgets into QBO for clients
  • Track restricted grants in QBO
  • Recommend and implement client QBO improvements
  • Generate financial reports, including customized dashboards with graphs and charts, for clients
  • Directly interact with clients via email and Zoom meetings
  • Support 100 Degrees Consulting CFOs with data entry, financial analysis, and other work as needed
  • Use tools like ClickUp, Slack, and email to manage organization tasks and timelines
  • Liaise and communicate with 100 Degrees team via email, Slack, and
  • Zoom to share knowledge, improve processes, and share wins and challenges
  • Stay updated on nonprofit accounting principles and best practices, implementing new techniques as needed

Job Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a bookkeeper in the nonprofit sector
  • Highly experienced with Google Sheets and Excel
  • Experience with restricted funding
  • Experience with complicated cost allocations
  • Experience with grant allocations
  • Experience with audit support
  • Know Quickbooks Online like the back of your hand and flexible to learn other software as needed
  • Embrace technology like Google Workspace, Dropbox, Expensify, bill.com, Melio, Gusto, ADP, Slack, ClickUp, Zoom, and have experience integrating software with Quickbooks Online
  • Are a skilled, professional, and confident writer and communicator
  • Experience with Quickbooks Desktop to Online migrations, a plus but not required
  • Experience with books consolidation, a plus but not required
  • Experience with the Form 990, a plus but not required
  • Experience working with nonprofit organizations in the international development space, a plus but not required
  • Experience with providing bookkeeping support to multiple nonprofit organizations simultaneously, a plus but not required
  • Fluent in Spanish and/or French, a plus but not required

Qualities We’re Looking For:

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Organized and detail-oriented under pressure
  • Are meticulous about accuracy and ensure anything you submit has been checked and double-checked
  • Hate being late and never miss a deadline
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Able to juggle multiple clients and their priorities, deadlines, and communication
  • Communicate proactively and clearly with questions and updates
  • Believe that no journal entry is too big or too complicated and enjoy highly detailed work
  • Energized by providing clients with best-in-class bookkeeping
  • Hardworking, highly self-motivated, and a quick learner
  • Proactive, willing to learn new things and energized to grow in your role
  • Great sense of humor, high energy, and enthusiasm for working on a small and growing team

Education and Experience:

  • Degree in accounting or related field, or 3 years experience with bookkeeping for a US nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working at a computer.

Salary Range and Benefits:

  • Salary Range: $45,000 - $60,000 per year
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Annual In-Person Team Retreat
  • Unlimited PTO

How to Apply:

Apply online. Must live in one of the following states: AZ, GA, IN, IA, IL, MA, MD, MI, MT, NH, NY, OH, PA, RI, TX, VA, WA, WI

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Northern Illinois Center for Nonprofit Excellence
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Rockford, IL 61108
815-753-8733

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