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Meetings and Conferences Planner

Texas’ largest professional association for public school employees seeks an experienced, energetic professional Meetings and Conferences Planner to support with the planning & managing of all activities related to producing successful events such as board meetings, conferences, special events, etc.

Research Assistant/Information Specialist

The Chicago-based National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health is a federally funded technical assistance resource center that focuses on public awareness, training and capacity building, research and policy related to the intersection of domestic violence, trauma, substance abuse, and mental health.

Project Coordinator

The Project Coordinator is responsible for the oversight, management and coordination of services for the Full Service Community Schools initiative with the goal to significantly strengthen the supports and systems that affect youth ages 11-18. The Project Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Children, Youth and Families and Works closely with the Partnership for Youth Collaborators: Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services, Clark Park Coalition, College for Creative Studies, Communities in Schools, Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation, Harriet Tubman Center, Heritage Works, Living Arts, Matrix Theatre Company, Mercy Education Project, Mosaic Youth Theater, Think Detroit, PAL, Urban Neighborhoods Initiative, and VSA Michigan. The Project Coordinator serves as a member of the Children, Youth and Families Leadership Team.

Gift Shop Manager

The Gift Shoppe Manager will develop a merchandise mix that reflects The Mercer Society’s mission and is targeted toward Mercer volunteers and visitors. The manager will showcase the merchandise in exciting displays. The individual will supervise, train, and motivate gift shop volunteers in operating procedures, Mercer programs, and effective sales techniques.

Sous Chef

Philadelphia non-profit seeks an organized and dependable individual to assist the Executive Chef in the oversight of daily food production in a high volume environment. This position also includes a strong culinary instructional component in order to guide students in a structured learning environment that involves daily fluctuations of production levels and demands. Patience, flexibility and focus will be the key qualities of the successful candidate. Additional duties will be Payroll, processing of invoices for payment, enforcement of HACCP principles, and overall kitchen operational efficiency. Minimum of 3 years in a kitchen supervisory role and current ServSafe certification required. The schedule would be Wednesday through Sunday.


Since 1968, the Center for Literacy (CFL) has been unleashing the power of literacy to improve lives. Through a variety of programs and services that focus on building reading, writing, math, life, technology and work skills, CFL helps a diverse population of learners meet their needs and achieve their personal and employment-related goals. CFL is the nation’s largest and Pennsylvania’s first community based nonprofit literacy provider.

Economic Analyst

Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), a public-private partnership representing Maricopa County, 20 communities, and 155 private-sector members, is seeking an Economic Analyst to support the organization’s core mission to promote quality jobs and improve regional competitiveness. This is a position with GPEC’s Research & Strategy team. The individual will be assisting and performing analytical work related to strategic initiatives, business development and competitiveness programs and policies.

Environmental Economist

Ecotrust is looking for a highly qualified economist to engage in research and analysis to support Ecotrust’s program work and publications. Primary responsibilities include managing research contracts, providing analytical support to Ecotrust programs, providing on-going research and organizational support for the E3 Network, assisting the Director of Economics in the design of an innovative research program around resilience economics; helping senior management articulate the principles of a natural model of economic development.

Dance Teacher

Everybody Dance Now! is a youth-run organization that offers free hip-hop dance programs to students who would otherwise not have access to dance classes. Everybody Dance Now! was founded 5 years ago with the goal of using dance as a vehicle to create an environment in which students could develop self-confidence, positively express themselves, and take part in consistent programming that would promote a sense of belonging. EDN! mobilizes highly qualified dance instructors to teach at various locations (after school programs, community centers, housing authorities, etc).

Criminal Justice & Drug Policy Advocate

The CJDP Advocate will be based in Sacramento and work closely with the Criminal Justice and Drug Policy Director and others at the California ACLU affiliates to develop and implement policy strategies to advance the organization’s state-wide criminal justice and drug policy reform goals, including reducing over-incarceration in prisons and jails and sentencing reform for drug and low-level property crimes.

Director of Communications

Neighborhood Market Association (NMA) is a non-profit, mutual benefit corporation that represents over 2,000 family-owned businesses in the grocery and convenience store industry throughout CA, AZ and NV.
The Director of Community Relations is primarily responsible for local government affairs and advocacy for members throughout California; will attend meetings with elected officials and staff to discuss issues and concerns of the NMA members; prior experience attending and testifying at meetings of local councils, boards of supervisors, and legislative committees is desirable.


PSRC is seeking a professional Librarian to work with the Library Manager to plan, organize and perform activities in the operation of the agency’s Information Center. The Information Center disseminates agency information to the public and is the library for agency staff. Major duties include helping manage PSRC’s print and digital collections, helping maintain the agency’s website and intranet, managing the agency’s serials and assisting staff and others with research. This position will also serve occasionally as a parliamentarian at agency meetings.

Children’s Activity Coordinator

Santa Teresita del Niño Jesus is a diverse and multi-cultural community providing 26 units of permanent housing with Section 8 rent subsidy for families who have been homeless or at risk of homelessness. The CAC will coordinate an after-school tutoring program and homework club and organize academic and other summer activities for the children and youth of Santa Teresita. This is to be done in collaboration with parents, schools, volunteers and community resources and programs. The CAC will provide outreach and information to families and facilitate participation in extra curricular activities at school and in the community by assisting with registration and financial assistance for fees and equipment.

Domestic Violence Legal Advocate

The Domestic Violence Legal Advocate works with adult DV survivors on an advocacy based counseling model to provide: legal information, assistance in navigating the civil and criminal justice systems, help obtaining and completing court paperwork, referrals to legal, community and other resources, safety planning, DV education, emotional support and case management services.

Research Associate

ELI periodically hires recent college graduates to serve as Research Associates. Research Associates work directly with the 15″“20 lawyers and scientists in the Research and Policy Division on projects addressing environmental and natural resource protection and pollution prevention. A typical workload combines research and administration.

Volunteer Coordinator

This position requires an independent, experienced, innovative and creative individual to coordinate the Town’s growing community engagement efforts.

Research and Development Coordinator

The R&D department is the content development team charged with producing timely and relevant resources for the organization. The coordinator for the department is a proactive self-starter who provides administrative support to the director, the team and its projects.

Communications Assistant

The FLA is seeking a communications professional to provide support to the communications department. The Assistant will be part of the team responsible for developing and implementing the organization’s communications strategy. Reporting to the Director of Communications and working closely with the Communications Manager, the Assistant will be responsible for drafting and editing a variety of materials, including (but not limited to): newsletters, reports, articles, letters, op-eds, blog posts, web content, brochures, and annual reports.

International Volunteer Coordinator

Bridges To Community, Inc. a non-profit organization based in Ossining, NY, is seeking several new staff members to serve as International Volunteer Coordinators based out of our office located in Managua, Nicaragua. These positions are scheduled to begin January, 2012. Volunteer Coordinators lead groups of North American volunteers with additional Bridges staff through one week or multiple week trips.

Communications and New Media Coordinator

The Communications and New Media Coordinator will have the opportunity to help create an organizing campaign from the ground up, developing the infrastructure that will effectively lead homeowners to retrofit their homes. Under the guidance of the Field Director, the Coordinator will develop comprehensive messaging for other organizers. The Coordinator will also lead efforts to improve Retrofit Baltimore’s online presence through its website, blog, Twitter, Facebook and emails.

Science Fellowship

The Sallie Rosen Kaplan Fellowship for Women Scientists in Cancer Research is made possible by a generous bequest to the Foundation for NIH (FNIH). This is a competitive program for female postdoctoral fellows applying to train in any of the National Cancer Institute’s intramural research settings, including basic, clinical, epidemiological, and prevention science.

Media Relations

WaterAid seeks an experienced media/public relations professional or firm on a freelance or contractual basis to develop and implement a comprehensive media outreach strategy, with the ultimate goal of raising public awareness and maximizing the visibility of the organization.

Art Director

The award-winning Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) was established in 1975 and has since grown to be one of Americas leading culinary schools. Graduates of ICEs career training programs are highly regarded by Americas top chefs and restaurateurs and many have become culinary leaders.

By (e)Kelsium

Kelsium lives in Southern California with her partner and collection of almost (almost!) kill-proof plants. She enjoys the beaches, but finds the lack of acceptable bagels distressing. She considers herself an expert in red lipstick and internet rage.

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