Posted 4 days ago 11/20/2017 12:00:00 AM<p><strong>Job Summary: </strong>Engages and builds relationships with prospective and current volunteers throughout their volunteer experience in order to deepen their interaction with the Foundation and commitment to the mission. This includes stewarding volunteers through the application and onboarding process, coordinating volunteer placements for events, and assisting with recognition programs and other engagement efforts. </p><p><br></p><p><strong> Major Responsibilities:</strong></p><ul> <li>Coordinates the application and onboarding process to ensure compliance with performance standards (includes application processing and background checks)</li> <li>Identifies and stewards volunteer prospects representing high need areas, and prioritizes engagement</li> <li>Assists with the creation and implementation of programs to assess volunteer performance and recognition for volunteers</li> <li>Supports the initial development and ongoing coordination of the interview and selection process for new volunteer prospects</li> <li>Engages volunteers in internal and external event opportunities, coordinates on-site volunteer efforts for key internal events</li> <li>Maintains integrity of volunteer data, both electronically in <i>The Raiser’s Edge</i> and hard copy files</li> </ul> <ul><li>Performs other duties as assigned</li></ul><p><br></p><p><strong>Requirements</strong></p><p><strong>Preferred Skills & Abilities</strong></p><p></p><ul> <li>Strong relationship building skills</li> <li>Strong written and verbal communication skills</li> <li>Highly organized and detail oriented</li> <li>Solid problem solving abilities</li> <li>Proficient with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and database programs (knowledge of Blackbaud’s The Raiser’s Edge highly preferred)</li> </ul><p><strong>Preferred Education & Experience:</strong></p><p></p><ul> <li>1 – 2 years related experience</li> <li>Experience working with volunteers </li> <li>Bachelors degree </li> </ul><p><br></p><p><strong>Please note: A cover letter is required for consideration. Applications without a cover letter will be disqualified.</strong><br></p><p><strong>Benefits</strong></p><p>Make-A-Wish Illinois offers full-time employees comprehensive medical and dental benefits along with excellent paid time off, a 403(b) retirement plan, life and disability insurance, and outstanding professional development opportunities.</p>Make-A-Wish® Illinois
Posted 1 week ago 11/16/2017 12:00:00 AMNortheast Iowa Area Agency on Aging is seeking a committed human service professional who has strong organizational skills to coordinate our Meals on Wheels (MOW) program in the Black Hawk County area.
This position will serve older persons in the community through the administration of the MOW program to include volunteer recruitment, training, scheduling ensure home delivered meals are accurately ordered and all reports are accurate and timely filed.
Prefer AA degree and 2 yearsi experience in a human services related position.
Prefer experience working with volunteers.
Applications available at . Application, cover letter and resume may be sent to NEI3A, PO Box 388, Waterloo, IA 50704, Attn: Bob Schaffer or e-mail to by November 30 Equal Opportunity EmployerIowa Employer
Posted Yesterday 11/23/2017 12:00:00 AMPRIMARY AREAS OF WORK:The Membership and Database Coordinator serves as a primary point of contact for current and prospective members of the organization, responding thoroughly to questions and concerns with professional courtesy.
The incumbent performs administrative tasks; provides support to Area Membership Manager and Membership Specialists; and maintains an organized and efficient office.SPECIFIC and Database Coordinators are the frontline of all our communication opportunities with current and potential members.
In order to provide a robust member experience they will use Member Engagement and SalesForce to:Communicate with and support adults with stoppages during onboarding and registration processes primarily through phone and e-mail.Maintain Troop and Volunteer catalogs for area and assist in the successful placement of girls and volunteers in troops.Communicate and support Membership Specialists by providing status reports of potential members who are delayed in registering.Process volunteer applications, background checks, update the Volunteer Service Unit Roster, financial aid, and bank lettersRecord and follow up on all tasks referred to other staff members and departments to ensure timely and correct resolution.Work interdepartmentally to ensure effective resolution of girl and adult registration stoppage.Maintain continuing communication with staff and volunteers in assigned area to assure that troop and volunteer catalogues reflect current opportunities for prospective members.Use discretion and maintain confidentiality of girl and adult personal information.Responsible for researching information, extracting data from databases and manipulating data using Microsoft Excel for creating and preparing membership reports for Area Membership Manager and team.Screens incoming correspondence and phone calls to determine appropriate action or referral when necessary.Answers phone calls and emails from current and prospective members professionally and thoroughly within an established timeframe.Provide administrative support to the Membership team to include, but not limited to, meeting assistance/set up, the preparation of reports, emails, letters, recruitment materials and the creation, design, and production of fliers, newsletters and revision of membership materials.Responsible for maintaining, organizing and tracking of office inventory which includes but is not limited to membership marketing and support material and office equipment.Participates in council and area data entry projects, and other projects as needed.Participates on rotation schedule for answering the Connecticut Avenue switchboard calls.Ensure coverage of duties when on vacation or out sick.Perform other duties as assigned.An evaluative process to measure success and growth will be put in place as part of Member Engagement.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSHigh school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree in a related field strongly preferred.Ability to work in a fast-paced environment requiring extensive contact with the public, volunteers, and staff via telephone, e-mail, and in person.Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.Ability to discreetly handle confidential and sensitive matters.Advance knowledge in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications is a plus.Excellent organizational skills, communications skills, the ability to multi-task and the ability to work well in a team.Ability to plan, organize and schedule office priorities.Ability to effectively screen incoming calls and visitors; sort and/or route incoming and outgoing correspondence, schedule appointments.Ability to perform research, create reports and presentations.Ability to exercise discretion, initiative, and appropriate judgment in making sound decisions and in developing solutions to problems.Company DescriptionGirl Scouts Nation’s Capital believes in the power of every G.I.R.L.
(Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)TM to change the world.
We offer every girl the opportunity to discover who she is, what she can do, and connect with a powerful community of girls and mentors to make it happen.
With unique programs Girl Scouts explore, learn, succeed and take action to make a difference in their community.With support from dedicated adult volunteers, parents and staff, we deliver the best Girl Scout experience to 86,810 members: 59,425 girls and 27,385 adults in the Greater Washington Region, with offices in District of Columbia, Waldorf and Germantown, Maryland, Kingstowne and South Riding, Virginia, and Martinsburg, West Virginia.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.yer.Girl Scout Council Of The Nation's Capital
Our online publication and community portal for pharmacists, medical professionals and students, is launching a sister website in its online network titled Black Speaks, which is a consumer niche portal providing news,
Posted 2 days ago 11/22/2017 12:00:00 AMOur online publication and community portal for pharmacists, medical professionals and students, is launching a sister website in its online network titled Black Speaks, which is a consumer niche portal providing news, work/life advice, resources and a forum for discussing issues facing African-American professionals, medical or nonmedical.
Features on Black Speaks will include national and international news, content from partners and sister sites, beauty tips and trends, fashion, social issues, health and fitness, lifestyles, sports and videos.
Currently, Black Speaks seeks hair care experts who can serve as advice columnists or freelance writers on natural hair care. The ideal columnist or writer would be a hair stylist, especially a natural hair care one, who needs exposure.
If you are interested in serving in this capacity, please e-mail Vladimire Herard, chief communications officer, at or contact F. Zaria Chinelo, PharmD, CEO and president at or 800-595-1106 ext. 2.
For individuals who serve Pharm Psych, our portal and other sites in our network, we offer profiles for individuals. In addition to profiles for individuals, PharmPsych will also have accounts for corporations and small businesses. Please visit our website at Pharm Psych.
Another plus to guest posting in the PharmPsych network for minorities is that their businesses can be listed in the Pharm Psych network directories. Black Speaks now has its own directory.The Pharm Psych Network
Posted 2 days ago 11/22/2017 12:00:00 AMOur online publication and community portal for community health, pharmacists and other medical professionals and students seeks a volunteer grant writer who can assist TutorforGood, the educational affiliate of our PharmPsych website, and its executives in locating governmental and private philanthropy funding opportunities or grants for our organization. If you are interested in serving our educational site and an evolving health community online, please e-mail or contact F. Zaria Chinelo, PharmD, CEO and president at or 866 503 0118 ext. 2.
For individuals who serve PharmPsych, our portal, we offer profiles for individuals. In addition to profiles for individuals, PharmPsych will also have accounts for corporations and small businesses.Tutorforgood
The Daiwa House Texas Group aims to create, use, and enhance new values together with its customers as a group that co-creates value for individuals, communities, and people's lifestyles. In doing so, we hope to realize a
Posted Yesterday 11/23/2017 12:00:00 AMThe Daiwa House Texas Group aims to create, use, and enhance new values together with its customers as a group that co-creates value for individuals, communities, and people's lifestyles.
In doing so, we hope to realize a society in which people can live fulfilled lives.
In addition, we cherish our ties with each and every customer, and continue to strive to build life-long trust as a partner in experiencing the joys of a lifetime.Daiwa House has an exciting opportunity for a talented professional to join the development/construction management team in Reston, Virginia as a Development Coordinator.
The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, self-motivated, and detail-oriented.
He or she will have strong ability to communicate with a wide variety of people from different groups.
You will need to be able to multitask, problem-solve, and prioritize workloads.Position Responsibilities:-Assist managers in various real estate development projects using outside consultants and supporting development staff-Ability to draft a risk evaluation sheet for real estate investment projects in terms of the technical and commercial point of view-Perform a quantitative analysis for the construction budget and schedule of a project-Able to attend monthly construction meetings in the U.S.
region for specific real estate investment projects and report back to the manager about the current status, any concerns, and countermeasures-Research each state's regulations about design and construction permits-Update the Japanese and U.S.
based supplier's information and interview / visit them in terms of the strength and weakness-Communicate with Daiwa House team members in Japan as well as in U.S.Skills and Experience:-5 years of experience in the U.S.
construction industry as an employee of a general contractor or construction manager-Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word-Proficiency in Adobe AcrobatPreferred, but not required:-Experience in purchasing or procurement-Experience or knowledge in risk management-Microsoft Project, or other scheduling software-Knowledge of real estate-An understanding of and familiarity with the planning and engineering approval process-Understanding of budgeting and cash flows-Experience in the analysis, acquisition, entitlement, development, and marketing of residential land-Familiar with getting around a construction site-Experience in reading and understanding architectural and engineering drawingsWe offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefit package.Please respond to this ad with your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
No phone calls please.Stanley Martin Homes