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Employment

Custodian/Housekeeping
Custodian / Housekeeper wanted for the JCC.  M – Th. 7:30 – 11:00 p.m.; Fri. 1:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Responsibilities include general housekeeping and cleaning. Send application to Maintenance Director, 1391 Martine Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076 or email resume to sklein@jccnj.org.

Development Director
The JCC of Central New Jersey is seeking candidates for the newly-created position of Development Director. The Development Director will serve as our lead development strategist, working closely with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to implement an agenda for growth. He/she will oversee all solicitation campaigns, prospect identification and research, donor relations, gift tracking and acknowledgement, and special events. The Development Director will also be responsible for establishing workflow systems that will support the organization’s growth in these areas.

 

The ideal candidate for this new position is an energetic and innovative self-starter who has at least five years of fundraising or related experience. He/she is highly-organized, flexible, has strong interpersonal skills, is able to create effective tracking systems and adhere to deadlines. The Development Director will work very closely with the Executive Director and members of the Board of Directors, and will come with a strong desire to collaborate with others while also being able to work independently.

Responsibilities of the Development Director:
Set and achieve annual and multi-year revenue goals in close collaboration with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and volunteer Development Committee
Develop a multi-year strategic development plan to significantly increase annual support to the JCC
Create tracking systems that accurately monitor all solicitation, acknowledgement and stewardship efforts
Coordinate events and outreach programs to engage new and existing individual, foundation and corporate donors
Collaborate with the Marketing Director on corporate sponsorship program
Maintain and expand the JCC’s donor database and tracking system for prospective donors
Take the lead role in planning and executing 3-4 fundraising events each year
Supervise a grant writing consultant, providing necessary support, materials and oversight to track deadlines
Write fundraising letters and appeals; maintain regular correspondence with donors, prospects and board members
Coordinate all donor recognition programs
Staff the volunteer Development Committee, develop meeting agendas and supporting documents
Work collaboratively with other departments to maximize giving opportunities across departments
Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising/development
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and fundraising software program
Ability to work well independently and under deadlines; highly organized; mature
A sense of humor!
Experience working with volunteers and lay committee
Proven ability to juggle multiple priorities and move quickly from one project to another while meeting deadlines
Demonstrated track record of motivating and energizing others
Strong budgeting, strategic planning, and marketing skills
Superior interpersonal skills; excellent written and verbal skills

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Jennifer Mamlet, Executive Director, jmamlet@jccnj.org

Director of Teen Outreach & Engagement:
The JCC of Central New Jersey is seeking an energetic, outgoing and creative Director of Teen Outreach & Engagement to provide and expand our teen services, with a strong focus on connecting with middle and high school teen (including over 500 JCC teen members) to engage them with leadership, social action and social engagement opportunities at the JCC. The Teen Outreach Director, under the supervision of the Program Director, will serve as one of the agency’s professional staff.  This position is a full-time, year-round salaried position with benefits. The typical work week for this position is Sunday through Thursday with a flexible schedule.

Principal Responsibilities
Plan and execute engaging programs throughout the year for middle school and high school students, including leadership development, social events and social action/volunteer opportunities in the community.
Coordinate the TASC (Teen Action Service Corp) program, helping teens identify opportunities to volunteer within the community, as well as develop leadership skills which will be useful for their continuing education and professional careers.
Coordinate and supervise the JCC summer camp teen leadership programs- “Leader-In-Training” (entering 9th grade) and “Counselor-In-Training” (entering 10th grade)
Work closely with our JCC Membership Director, as well as other JCC departments to connect with our 500 teen members and help create outreach opportunities to identify new teens to join our teen programs in the community.
Serve as the agency’s primary liaison to other community organizations serving teens including area non-profits, synagogues, schools and youth groups.
Staff a volunteer committee that meets several times a year to set policies that help inform and shape programming for the teens.

Minimum Qualifications:
Energetic, outgoing and a self-starter who can work both collaboratively and independently.
Experience and proven track record in designing and implementing effective and engaging teen programs.
Experience in setting, managing and tracking program department budget with expense management.
Dedicated leader who is able to set reasonable goals and execute action plans and achieve them with measurable success.
Proficient in Microsoft Office and knowledge of social media tools
Bachelor’s degree required (BA or BS)
Knowledge of Jewish religious and cultural practices (Jewish education background a plus)

 

 

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