Third Sector New England
Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
Founded in 2002, in Springfield, MA, Gardening the Community (GTC) (www.gardeningthecommunity.org), a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE MissionWorks (www.tsne.org), is a food justice organization engaged in youth development, urban agriculture and sustainable living to build healthy and equitable communities. GTC works with youth to grow food on vacant lots and organizes to expand healthy, affordable food access in the Mason Square neighborhoods of Springfield. GTC's vision includes building a vibrant, healthy food system with just and equal access to it – one that recognizes and addresses inequity - so racism no longer determines the health or well-being of a neighborhood or community.
Responsibilities We are seeking an Interim Development and Communications Coordinator to fulfill the job while our permanent employee is away on leave beginning mid-August and continuing through until January 3. Reporting to the Co-Director for Administration and Finance, the Development and Communications Coordinator builds and maintains GTC's development infrastructure, supports donor cultivation and solicitation efforts and increases GTC's visibility throughout its donor communities. The position also helps manage administrative functions related to revenue tracking. We are looking for someone who is a fast learner, passionate about GTC's mission, committed to expanding community support and funding for GTC's work in Springfield and the region, and able to step in on an interim basis. The position is for 30 hours/week, and targeted for August 12, 2019 - January 3, 2020.
Manage GTC's CRM database, including updating donor records, processing and thanking all incoming gifts and developing reports to support fundraising campaigns and appeals;
Recruit and manage development interns and volunteers for GTC;
Provide support to Development Committee including organizing monthly meetings.
Donor cultivation, solicitation and tracking
Manage donor mailings and spring and fall appeals;
Track and manage pledges as well as sustainer gifts to ensure on-time payment;
Analyze donor giving patterns to increase donations and giving levels;
Assist with individual donor cultivation and stewardship strategies including managing donor appreciation and other communications;
Conduct research on donor prospects and manage other strategies to expand donor base;
Manage fundraising and donor cultivation events, such as house parties and community fundraisers;
Manage sponsorship solicitations, invoicing and follow up.
Visibility and Communications
Develop and implement strategies for increasing GTC's visibility throughout our donor and grantor communities, including the use of social media and videos;
Assist with design, preparation and distribution of the annual report and other reports to donors;
Coordinate design of outreach materials for GTC appeals and specific events;
Work with other staff to produce a monthly newsletter;
Assist Co-Director for Program and Marketing with website updates and other tasks as delegated;
Manage and update email lists.
Prepare deposits as delegated; prepare checks for mailing to fiscal sponsor and maintain revenue files;
Reconcile donations recorded through fiscal sponsor (TSNE) with GTC payment processor records;
Reconcile wireless terminal receipts related to fundraising initiatives.
Engage GTC youth in fundraising and visibility work in ways that develop their skills and leadership;
Participate in GTC work days and other growing/market work.
The salary range $15 - $18/hour depending on experience. Benefits include generous health and dental plans, flexible work hours, paid time off, and regular access to delicious, locally grown vegetables.
We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.
Analytical and comfortable working with databases;
Demonstrated experience in project or event coordination in a fast paced environment;
Highly organized, with acute attention to detail;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including writing;
Able to multi-task and meet deadlines;
Solid computer literacy and skills in internet research;
Ability to learn new skills quickly;
Comfortable working independently and in a team environment;
Demonstrated commitment to the mission of GTC and to racial justice;
Experience working in multi-racial, multicultural organizations;
Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel;
Knows and loves Springfield, MA.
Experience with a constituent relationship management (CRM) database;
Experience with visibility and/or promotions work for organizations;
Experience with MailChimp, Facebook, Instagram, Weebly and design software;
Volunteer management experience;
2+ years' experience in the nonprofit field, preferably in fundraising;
TSNE MissionWorks/ Gardening the Community envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are r eflected in a ll our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE MissionWorks actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.
As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE MissionWorks/ Gardening the Community will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.
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Position Overview This position is responsible for placing outbound telephone calls to households across the United States to enlist the household's cooperation to participate in a survey or to recruit them to participate in a Diary, Panel, or to place additional calls to client-specific studies. This position could also be responsible for placing reminder calls to respondents. Job Responsibilities Practice exceptional customer service and telephone techniques Follow strict guidelines for obtaining consistent unbiased data Deliver verbatim scripts for portions of a survey Ability to maintain participants engagement throughout a short or medium length survey with low to medium complexity Ability to maintain patience and professionalism throughout surveys Ability to listen to and accurately capture respondent answers over the phone Persuade reluctant respondents to participate in surveys and diaries Maintain confidentiality of procedures, scripts and respondent information Demonstrate the ability to move around within a survey to add, delete or change information when appropriate Ability to meet quality assessments standards and call monitoring requirements Cooperate with co-workers and management while working toward department goals Maintain center standards for performance and productivity Follow all center policies and procedures as outlined in the call center policy addendum Position Expectations Ability to arrive to work on time, and as scheduled, in order to adhere to assigned work schedule and meet team goals Ability to speak clearly, with enthusiasm, while using tone variation and voice inflection Personable and willing to quickly build professional relationships over the phone Able to explain difficult concepts in simple terms Willing and able to persuade respondents to participate in surveys Consent to be monitored and recorded while conducting surveys Goal focused with willingness to accept coaching and development Position Requirements High School diploma or GED equivalency 18+ years of age Prior call center experience (Preferred) Computer and typing skills (Data entry) Reading ability Research Interviewer U.S. Call Centers (Audio & Video) Fluent in the English Language (Bilingual positions require fluency in English and Spanish) Prior experience in sales, education, customer service, collections, or similar (Preferred) Physical Requirements Ability to stand, bend, stoop, sit, walk, twist and turn Ability to use a phone or wear a headset for extended periods of time Ability to use a computer keyboard and mouse Work environment is indoors, majority of time is spent sitting at a desk Schedule Requirements One weekend shift required each week (Saturday or Sunday) 3-5 shifts per week 20-28 hours per week (PT), 35-40 hours per week (FT) Type of shift: Multiple shifts (Primarily PM) Flexible Schedules: 4-6 Hours/Day (PT), 7-8 Hours/Day (FT) I have reviewed the above job description and acknowledge the requirements and expectations as outlined.
National Wildlife Federation
Annapolis, MD, USA
Founded in 1936, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) has grown into America's largest and most trusted grassroots conservation organization with 52 state/territorial affiliates and more than six million members and supporters, including hunters, anglers, gardeners, birders, hikers, campers, paddlers, etc. The mission of the National Wildlife Federation is to unite all Americans to ensure wildlife thrive in our rapidly changing world. The organization's programs focus on conserving wildlife, restoring habitat and waterways, expanding outdoor opportunities, connecting children with nature, and addressing the causes and consequences of climate change. To support our mission, we seek a Coastal Resilience Program Manager to join our Mid-Atlantic Regional Center in Annapolis, Maryland.
You will be responsible for developing and implementing the National Wildlife Federation's approach to coastal resilience across the Mid-Atlantic region. You will work to promote the application of climate-smart conservation practices in wildlife and habitat conservation and restoration, and the use of natural and nature-based approaches for protecting human communities from the impacts of climate change. You will be part of a national team at NWF focused on addressing and mitigating the impacts of climate change on wildlife, natural systems, ecosystem services, and human communities and will work on projects of regional and national significance.
As our Program Manager you will be responsible for providing expert technical and scientific advice, locating and analyzing data, preparing reports and other written products, and disseminating key findings to professional and general audiences. In addition you will also be responsible for helping to identify and secure foundation and government funding opportunities to advance the program.
In this role you will:
Develop innovative and strategic projects to help wildlife and human communities adjust to and cope with current and projected climate impacts; raise needed funds for project implementation and work with partners to effectively and efficiently meet project deliverables;
Work with and provide strategic input to state, local, and federal resource managers, affiliates and other partners in the application of climate-smart conservation principles and practices; work to advance the practical application and development of NWF's climate-smart conservation approaches based on regional experiences;
Identify state, local, and federal policies that impede climate adaptation and resilience actions, and work with the broader NWF team to achieve strategic policy reforms;
Conduct outreach to communities affected by climate impacts to communicate findings of key studies and promote resiliency;
Plan and organize events, including expert panels, workshops, and conferences;
Represent NWF on relevant advisory committees and working groups; and
Coordinate and communicate with NWF scientists and climate change adaptation experts to implement NWF's 2018-2021 Strategic Plan ("A Common Agenda for Wildlife").
Bachelor’s degree (advance degree preferred) with an emphasis in climate science and climate change adaptation in a related field, including natural sciences, environmental science, environmental policy, and engineering.
Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience or equivalent in coastal resilience, climate adaptation, or conservation science.
Ability to develop and manage strategic partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders;
Capacity to strategically conceive and execute programs with clear objectives, benchmarks, and deliverables;
Ability to identify and manage consistent program funding through foundation and government grant proposals;
Experience locating and analyzing relevant data from various sources;
Strong work ethic and project management skills;
Attention to deadlines and details;
High degree of initiative and ability to be a self-starter;
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills; and
Genuine commitment to the conservation legacy and overall mission of the National Wildlife Federation, especially the science-based and collaborative approach of the Federation to achieve its mission and strategic plan outcomes.
The employee's actions are expected to reflect the staff values of the National Wildlife Federation: collaboration, mindfulness, empowerment, inclusivity, and mission focus.
There will be regional travel required in this role, approximately 20% of the time.
Salary is commensurate with experience, in the range of $65,000 - $70,000. The National Wildlife Federation offers excellent benefits, including 16 weeks of paid FMLA leave, competitive compensation, and a family-friendly, flexible work environment.
We strive to increase diversity, equity, inclusion and justice (DEIJ) in all elements of our work and with our partners to support the interdependent needs of wildlife and people in a rapidly changing world. We recruit, employ, train compensate, and promote regardless of race, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, genetic information, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are invited to learn more about National Wildlife Federation’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion at https://www.nwf.org/About-Us/DEIJ .
If you have a disability and require an accommodation or assistance with our online application process, please tell us how we can help by calling us at 703-438-6244.
If you meet more than 75% of the qualifications of this description, we support your application. If selected, a background check will be conducted.
Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume.
City of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA, USA
A Plumbing Inspector inspects plumbing installations for conformance to the provisions of pertinent laws and/or construction specifications and assists in training other employees as required.
Four years of full-time paid experience as a plumbing inspector with work in both residential and commercial plumbing installations; or
Successful completion of a recognized plumbing apprenticeship program and four years of full-time paid experience with work in both residential and commercial plumbing installations; or
Nine years of full-time paid plumbing experience with work in both residential and commercial plumbing installations.
Applicants who lack six months or less of the required experience may file for this examination. However, they cannot be appointed until the full experience requirement is met.
A valid California driver's license is required. Applicants will be disqualified and not eligible for hire if their record within the last 36 months reflects three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents, or a conviction of a major moving violation (such as DUI).
Applicants filing under Requirement #2 must attach a copy of their Apprenticeship Certificate to the online application at the time of filing. The certificate must be attached to the online application BEFORE the application is submitted. If the certificate is attached AFTER the online application has been submitted, it will not be available to the City and applicants WILL NOT be credited with having submitted the certificate. Applicants who fail to submit the certificate at the time of filing by attaching it to the online application will not be considered further in this examination.
A valid City of Los Angeles Journey-level Plumbers license is required prior to appointment.
Applications will only be accepted on-line at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacity/jobs/2418529/plumbing-inspector-4231 . When you are viewing the on-line job bulletin of your choice, simply scroll to the top of the page and select the "Apply" icon. Applications must be received by THURSDAY, JULY, 4 2019 .