AFPLI Career Opportunities




Position Listing:  Operations and Office Administration Assistant 

Position Level:  Entry

Salary:   $40,000 to $48,000

Posting Date:  February 2, 2023

For 35 years, RMHC New York Metro and our cornerstone program, Ronald McDonald House in New Hyde Park, have been creating communities of support to keep families together and near the medical care their ill or injured children need, when they need it most.

Responsibilities: Our organization is searching for an experienced, reliable, and task-oriented Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant will work directly for the Chief Operating Officer and will be responsible for performing several administrative duties. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated, professional, and capable of managing their workload and prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced corporate environment. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing company with competitive compensation.

Provides administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office.

  • Maintains Office and COO appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and travel.
  • Tracks and responds to incoming calls, taking messages or responding to routine inquiries. · Carries out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning, etc. · Prepare internal and external documentation for team members, donors, and vendors.
  • Takes accurate and relevant notes for the Office, COO and other leaders in key meetings. · Manage and coordinates visual conferencing technology, securing conference rooms, displaying presentations, sending/accepting packages/mail, fulfilling various requests.
  • Review contracts and help to keep contracts and projects moving through appropriate pipelines.
  • Supports the maintenance of office supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needs; placing orders; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Manage brick, leaf, and heart inscription orders.
  • Creates reports for team leads and assists with special projects as needed. · Assist with Special Events as needed.
  • Develops positive and constructive working relationships with team members, volunteers, donors, and community partners.
  • Shares pertinent information with COO and team members regarding work progress, successes, barriers, and concerns.
  • Supports team by performing tasks related to organization

Qualifications:

  • Ability to multitask, and pivot at a moment’s notice when an urgent need arises.
  • Excellent time management skills with an ability to stay focused and completing tasks. Well-developed organizational skills.
  • Takes initiative and uses independent judgment and discretion in setting daily priorities to complete tasks on time. Working independently and proactive.
  • Effective and professional communication, writing and grammar skills, paying great attention to details.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office tools, especially Outlook, Power Point, Excel, Teams and Word.
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge or similar database a plus.
  • Uncompromising integrity and commitment to confidentiality.
  • Puts the team first, acting as a helpful and involved teammate. Schedule needs may require working early mornings, weekends and/or evenings (as needed).

This position has some physical demands that include and are not limited to

  • Public speaking ability
  • Able to lift and move supplies, up to 35 pounds
  • Standing for community functions and events
  • Sitting, viewing computer monitors, and utilizing computer keyboard
  • Reliable transportation.

Application Instructions:

Please send COVER LETTER AND RESUME to jbicierro@rmhcnym.org. No phone calls please.

RMHC NYM offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including employee health benefits, a matched 403 (b) plan, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending account, generous paid time off and professional development opportunities. Must be able to successfully pass a background check. EOE.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees with this level of responsibility. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees in this position

Organizational Website: https://www.rmhcnym.org/careers/

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Position Title:  Grant Writer

Position Level:  Mid, Full-time, Monday - Friday

Salary:  $60,000 - $65,000

Posting Date: January 30, 2023

Kinexion is a Management Services Organization providing administrative operations and shared services for a continuum of seven renown agencies across Long Island supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

Reporting directly to the Chief Fundraising Officer and collaborating with other staff as needed, the Grant Writer will be responsible for identifying private and governmental grant opportunities and developing written grant proposals. The ideal candidate will be a self-directed, enthusiastic, innovative strategist. The role requires a high level of emotional intelligence, business savvy, extraordinary ability to communicate in verbal and written form across all levels within the organization, ability to manage several competing priorities, and the ability to assess and respond to the evolving needs of the organization.

Responsibilities:
- Conduct prospect research for potential corporate, private foundation and government funders
- Work with program leadership and staff to determine organizational needs and determine which funders could best address those needs; connect with potential funders; seek opportunity to apply for funding
- Develop and write grant proposals, narratives and LOI’s for foundations, corporations and government funding agencies, persuasively communicating the company’s mission and programs in order to secure funding
- Develop and manage an annual calendar of support from new and existing funders and prospects;
- Ensure that systems and procedures are in place for donor cultivation and recognition, site visits, recording and acknowledgement of gifts, research and prospect management, and compliance with all grant requirements;
- Work with program teams to ensure that budgets are accurately reflected in proposals and grant reports and tracked throughout grant period
- In collaboration with Chief Fundraising Officer, engage existing and potential supporters through program initiatives, cultivation events and related activities
- Prepare all required interim and final reports for grants received
- Maintain records for renewals, prospects, and related special projects for a diverse portfolio of philanthropic partners
- Communicate by email, phone and letter with potential funders, including but not limited to: responding to requests for information, submitting official letters of inquiry, and thanking funders for grant awards

Qualifications:
- Experience in grant and/or proposal writing including foundation research and strong writing and editorial skills
- Successful track record of securing grants from private foundations and government sources
- Understanding of the fundraising landscape and ability to identify and capitalize on opportunities
- Effective time management and organizational skills, including the ability to address multiple priorities simultaneously
- Strong strategic and analytical skills
- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
- Ability to work efficiently, both independently and collaboratively
- Positive and professional demeanor
- Commitment to the mission and vision of the organization
- Solid computer skills, primarily Excel, Word and PowerPoint, and familiarity with fundraising databases

Location: Port Jefferson, NY

Application Instructions:  Please send your resume to jhart2@ighl.org

Organizational Website:  http://www.kinexion.org/




Position Title:  Database Administrator

Position Level: Mid

Salary: $55,000 - $65,000

Posting Date:  January 26, 2023

For 35 years, RMHC New York Metro and our cornerstone program, Ronald McDonald House in New Hyde Park, have been creating communities of support to keep families together and near the medical care their ill or injured children need, when they need it most.

Responsibilities: Ronald McDonald House Charities New York Metro is in search of a Database Administrator. This position is responsible for the performance, integrity, and the security of the RMHC NYM’s main databases. The ideal Database Administrator will be involved in the strategic planning and development of the database as this branch continues to grow. This role is a full-time position.

This role would be responsible for maintaining the above databases. The ideal candidate would create and document database policies and procedures for all three databases. Candidate would have to train staff and volunteers on the functions, policies, and procedures for the databases appropriate to their work function.

Responsibilities would include but are not limited to:

  • Managing Raiser’s Edge donor database, including data import, maintenance, user accounts, global changes, gift entry, reporting queries, and data clean-up projects with the main goal of providing current, consistent, and accurate
  • Generating, editing, and processing gift acknowledgements tributes and pledge reminder letters and/or data
  • Collaborate with fundraising team to track and report on fundraising progress, donor trends and analytics, as well as to ensure quality
  • Provide charitable gift reporting, including but not limited to batch reports, monthly development reports, monthly stewardship reports, monthly solicitor activity reports, comparative reports and other reports as
  • Create reports, letters, queries and analysis as
  • Data and gift processing
  • Support for event management team
  • Database vendor liaison

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
  • Must have familiarity/experience with Blackbaud
  • Minimum three years’ experience with data administration
  • Familiarity with database queries
  • Knowledge of database design and theories
  • Familiarity with database management best practices
  • Knowledge of IT security best practices
  • Experience with a variety of computer information systems
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Good multitasking abilities
  • Capability of extracting and/or loading data, authenticating data, ensuring all hardware and software are updated, monitoring the performance
  • Ability to configure servers and databases, preserve data integrity and ethically handling data including financial and/or healthcare data throughout the company
  • Knowledgeable in cybersecurity measures


        Key Database:

        • Blackbaud (Raiser’s Edge & Raiser’s Edge NXT – Development)
        • Family Registry

         

        Application Instructions:

        Please send COVER LETTER AND RESUME to jbicierro@rmhcnym.org. No phone calls please.

        RMHC NYM offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including employee health benefits, a matched 403 (b) plan, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending account, generous paid time off and professional development opportunities. Must be able to successfully pass a background check. EOE.

        The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees with this level of responsibility. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees in this position.

        Organizational Website: https://www.rmhcnym.org/careers/



      Position Title:  Development Associate

      Position Level: Entry, Part-time, 24 hrs/week

      Salary:  $ 20/hour

      Posting Date:   January 18, 2023


      Long Island Cares, Inc. – The Harry Chapin Food Bank is Long Island’s recognized regional Food Bank. Our goals are to improve food security for families, sponsor programs that help families achieve self-sufficiency, and educate the general public about the causes and consequences of hunger on Long Island. Long Island Cares is a member of Feeding America.

      Responsibilities:
      • Maintains Constituent Relationship Management database (Donor Perfect Online – DPO) and updates all relevant donor information.
      o Specifically support collection and maintenance of donor activities including food drives, volunteer activities and other collection of data as appropriate.
      o Process donations, generate and track tax-receipts and acknowledgement letters.
      o Work across multiple departments to gather information to ensure LIC donor stewardship standards of are met.
      • Responds to inquiries and maintains relationships with donors regarding gift/volunteer history and acknowledgements.
      • Assist mail and shipping of LIC Development/Communications materials including stewardship/purchases/gift items to donors.
      • Generates reports as necessary.


      Qualifications:
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
      • Familiar with in DPO, or other CRM databases
      • High School Diploma/GED and two years of professional work experience or a BS/BA in English, Communications, Public Relations, or related field
      • Strong organizational, time management and computer skills.
      • Possess superior communication skills (oral, written, and listening).
      • Working weekends, evenings, and early mornings will be required when needed.


      Application Instructions: Resume and Cover letter required.


      Organizational Website: https://www.licares.org/careers/



      Position Title:  Director of Development, Women's Health

      Salary Range: $111,000 - $144,000

      Posting Date:   January 18, 2023

      Required Qualifications: 

      Bachelor’s Degree. Four (4) years of full-time fundraising experience in a higher education institution, a large non-profit, or complex healthcare system (or sales or related experience). Proven record of cultivating and successfully soliciting individual donors or institutions for major gifts. Experience managing numerous priorities and a portfolio of donor/client relationships. Contact management software experience. 

      Preferred Qualifications:  

      Master’s degree preferred (foreign equivalent or higher). An additional one (1) more year of full-time fundraising experience in a complex healthcare system (or sales or related experience). Fundraising campaign experience. 

      Brief Description of Duties:  

      Reporting to the Senior Director of Development of Women's and Children’s Health, the Director of Development will play a key role in the fundraising efforts for Stony Brook Medicine. Working closely with Advancement and Medicine leadership they will design a comprehensive fundraising plan and strategy for selected areas. The Director of Development will meet with key prospects and individual donors, cultivate relationships with them, solicit them for gifts, and manage all fundraising activities. While subject to change based on an individual development officer’s portfolio, the Director of Development will be required to meet clearly defined metrics annually.

      Key Responsibilities:

      (60%): Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising program. Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and/or steward prospects capable of making major ($100,000+) gifts, including individuals, foundations, and corporations. Steward existing donors appropriately to encourage long-term relationships. Achieve specific and measurable goals for contacts, effective portfolio management, proposals presented, and dollars raised.

      (15%): Serve as a member of the Stony Brook Advancement team, coordinating efforts with the broader work of University Advancement, participating as a professional and team member in various Advancement tasks and functions, and communicating clearly and consistently with colleagues about goals, progress, and activities.

      (10%): Engage volunteers to utilize them in the cultivation and solicitation of donors.

      (10%): Projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission. 

      (5%): Attend appropriate alumni, Medicine, School, and University events that present opportunities to advance prospect or donor relationships. 


      Application Instructions: 

      All applications should have a cover letter and resume uploaded into the portal:

      http://www.stonybrook.edu/farbeyondjobs/opportunities/list/director-of-development-womens-health

       

       

       

       




      Position Title:   Philanthropy Officer, Major Gifts & Planned Giving

      Position Level:  Mid

      Salary Range    $75,000 - $85,000

      Posting Date:    January 17, 2023

      Under the supervision of the Chief Growth Officer, the Philanthropy Officer, MG & PG will be responsible for creating and executing a marketing and stewardship plan for our planned giving society.  They will also be responsible for managing a donor portfolio and growing the number of donors in The Heritage Society.  

       

      POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

      • Develop and execute a planned giving marketing strategy and communications plan with the use of planned giving platform PlannedGiving.com to increase participation in The Heritage Society
      • Responsible for the management of a portfolio of 75-100 prospects/donors.  Identify, research, cultivate, and solicit for both major and planned gifts
      • Offer planned giving educational opportunities and materials regarding planned giving for fellow staff, and prospects/donors
      • Provide support and options to donors regarding planned and deferred gifts
      • Provides stewardship of donors who have already announced a commitment to planned giving.
      • Maintain meticulous records of donor interactions and planned giving plans
      • Attends events and meetings on behalf of GDF/AVD
      • Will perform other donor activities as required
      • Always aware of safety rules and procedures, ensuring that the functions of this job are done in the safest possible manner and encourages co-workers to do likewise

      POSITION ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

      • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college (preferably in Fundraising, Nonprofit Management, Communications, Marketing or other related field). 
      • Knowledge of planned giving vehicles
      • 3+ years successful experience in planned giving and major gifts fundraising.
      • Strong computer skills needed to utilize research tools and implement donor cultivation plans. Experience working with CRM databases necessary.
      • Possess superior communication skills (oral, written, and listening).
      • Position is highly sensitive and requires impeccable personal and professional integrity and

        

      To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to:  employment.gdf@GuideDog.org and include “Philanthropy Officer, Major Gifts and Planned Giving” in the subject line.

      Organizational Website:

      www.GuideDog.org and www.VetDogs.org

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      Position Title: Special Events and Development Coordinator

      Position Level:  Mid

      Salary Range:  $52,000 - $58,000 annually

      Posting Date:    January 12, 2023

      Position Description:

      Responsible for the advancement of Island Harvest’s mission through fundraising as it relates to special events, sponsorships, electronic giving, and raising the awareness of hunger through targeted philanthropic and cause marketing. This is a fundraising position which focuses on fundraising events and donor appreciation, cultivation, and other related activities.  The qualified candidate will build key relationships with the business community, as well as individual contributors.

      Application Instructions:

      For immediate consideration forward your cover letter and resume to: Randy Rosenberg at resumes@islandharvest.org.  No phone calls, please. 

      Organization website:    www.islandharvest.org


      Island Harvest is an Equal Opportunity Employer






      POSITION TITLE:                              Special Events Manager

      LOCATION:                                        Smithtown, NY

      TEAM:                                                Development

      REPORTS TO:                                     Director of Development

      SALARY RANGE:                                 $ 60,000 - $ 70,000

      POSTING DATE:                                 December 16, 2022


      Under the supervision of the Director of Development, the Special Events Manager will focus on fundraising events that raise revenue for the Guide Dog Foundation (GDF) & America’s VetDogs (AVD).

      This person will plan, coordinate, and execute all aspects of the annual run & dog walk, golf outing and canine couture fashion show. This Special Events Manager will be responsible for the budget, revenue, and reporting for all special events. They will solicit event sponsorships from both corporate and individual donors. The Special Events Manager will host monthly committee meetings to help secure sponsors, in-kind gifts for raffles and live auction prizes. They will develop and add new events as needed to increase additional funds and awareness. They will also oversee third-party events. The Special Events manager will ensure all deliverables are fulfilled for event sponsorships. They will also participate in public speaking and will develop relationships with community leaders to promote support for GDF/AVD. Flexibility to work weekends and evenings consistent with a front-line fundraising role required. All Development staff are expected to assist with the execution of the annual development plan to support meeting the annual organizational budget.

      Position Responsibilities:

      • Responsible for all aspects of special events including organization, communication, logistics and volunteers.
      • Will negotiate all contracts and secure necessary permits for each venue.
      • Develop registration and/or ticketing process for events.
      • Create and solicit event sponsorships and seek ways to provide recognition for each sponsor.
      • Ensure all deliverables for sponsorships are fulfilled.
      • Solicit individual donors and corporations to sponsor and participate in events.
      • Establish a budget and track and report on revenue and expenses.
      • Work with vendors for graphics, printing, apparel, etc. as needed.
      • Strategize ways to increase event participation, revenue, awareness, and volunteer engagement.
      • Identify potential major donors affiliated with events, and cultivate relationships.
      • Maintain guest lists, mailing schedules, event materials and invitations.
      • Work with and manage volunteers and donors for third-party events.
      • Work in a team environment to effectively represent GDF/AVD and its mission in the community.
      • Attend events and meetings on behalf of GDF/AVD.
      • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Director of Development or Chief Growth Officer.
      • Always aware of safety rules and procedures, ensuring that the functions of this job are done in the safest possible manner and encouraging co-workers to do likewise.

      POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

      • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college with 3-5 years of events experience.
      • Proficient in database management and Microsoft Office.
      • Possess superior communication skills (oral, written, and listening) to be clear and persuasive.
      • Strong organizational and time management skills.
      • Ability to pay attention to details
      • Ability to manage multiple projects.
      • Must be a team player.
      • Work weekends, evenings, and early mornings, as necessary.
      • Local, regional, and national travel, as necessary. Driver license required.
      • Position is highly sensitive and requires impeccable personal and professional integrity and discretion.

      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

      Physical Demands:

                     The employee is required to:

        • stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead and bend to the floor
        • drive and/or travel
        • lift 25 pounds and exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally

      Visual Acuity:

      Near acuity and accommodation are required for ability to see and read text and copy of written materials for publishing and to read computer screen.

      Hearing Ability:

      Ability to interact with staff and public in an informal or formal way during events or public speaking.

      Work Environment:

      Employee is exposed to office, kennel, and residence environment. This includes animal hair and dander as well as cleaning and antibacterial cleaning solutions.


      To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to:  employment.gdf@GuideDog.org and include “Special Events Manager” in the subject line.