Current Opportunities – Nonprofit Job Search

The nonprofit job search can be challenging, from both the employer and candidate sides of the process.

Advance your career by utilizing the candidate services available from nonprofit headhunters at Management Recruiters - Mid Hudson Valley. We not only post current openings for both entry-level and nonprofit management jobs but also help you land the job with our candidate preparation assistance. Additionally, our firm provides resources to make relocation more manageable, so your nonprofit job search ends with a seamless transition into your new role within an organization.

If you are looking for a role to get your foot in the door somewhere or are looking for nonprofit management jobs, review the current opportunities available below. If you are qualified for any of these positions, please submit your resume to us.

NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES - based in either Portland, Oregon or Washington, DC - Compassion & Choices

NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Compassion & Choices

Ideally Based in Metro Portland, OR; May also be Based in Greater Washington, DC

Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley is an executive search firm focused solely in serving the nonprofit sector.  We have a national practice and the large majority of our placements are executive leadership and senior fundraising professionals.

Our client is Compassion & Choices (C&C – www.compassionandchoices.org). Compassion & Choices works nationally to improve care and expand choice at the end of life. Compassion & Choices envisions a society where everyone receives state-of-the-art care at the end of life, and a full range of choices for dying in comfort, dignity and control. They engage their mission through three main pillars of service: end-of-life consultation, educational programs, and legislative/legal advocacy. Compassion & Choices is leading the way nationwide in their efforts to make medical aid in dying a legal and acceptable option for terminally-ill, mentally competent adults. They are taking a multi-prong approach–legislation, litigation, and ballot initiative—to assure that they bring end-of-life options to everyone.

C&C has retained us to recruit and place a skilled National Director of Human Resources with them.

Position Overview

The National Director of Human Resources is directly responsible for the overall management, administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resource function and for helping C&C to realize a diverse and inclusive culture and workforce.  Follows best practices and trends in human resources and diversity and inclusion in the following key areas: diversity & inclusion, performance coaching, recruitment support, compensation analysis, professional development, employee engagement transactional activities, onboarding; and employee relations. Works towards meeting the strategic priorities of C&C by developing and implementing tactics for approved plans and completing and organizing multiple day-to-day and special tasks and activities related to HR/D&I.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act independently within broad program goals to prioritize tasks in the absence of specific instructions and exercise independent judgment to identify and solve problems.
  • Champions C&C’s Diversity & Inclusion by working across the organization to ensure staff is approaching their hiring and management with diversity and inclusion best practices. Serve as a leader on the D&I team to develop best in class programs, sponsorships, events, communications, and employee experiences that promote diversity and inclusion within C&C.  Brings D&I issues/concerns to the appropriate individuals with recommendations on how to address/resolve.
  • Ensure compliance with C&C policies and procedures; work with COO to ensure alignment of HR priorities. Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws.
  • Supports and guides manager/supervisors in coaching, employee relations and performance improvement issues.
  • Financial responsibility may include expense reporting, negotiating and contracting with HR and related vendors, participating in budget preparation, and limited purchasing. Provide input through project teams for the development and implementation of new initiatives or the improvement of existing programs.
  • Travel (5%) to other C&C offices, conferences, etc.; ability to work flexible hours, as needed.
  • Researches, coordinates and implements, and may develop, professional development experiences for C&C staff; supports supervisors with staff career development planning.
  • Develops and administers various human resources plans and procedures for all company personnel.
  • Plans, organizes and controls all activities of the department. Working with the COO, develops department goals, objectives and systems.
  • Implements and annually updates the compensation program; monitors the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
  • Creates communication materials (including regular employee emails) and performs analysis and research related to HR activities.
  • Develops, recommends and implements personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains publication of policies and procedures on C&C intranet; performs benefits administration to include working with PEO (TriNet) and COO on annual re-evaluation / determination of plans / contributions for the annual benefit year.
  • Remains up-to-date on HR trends and best practices to improve services.
  • Assists hiring managers with recruitment efforts for all staff positions with diversity and inclusion at the forefront…to include  writing and placing internal and external postings; works with supervisors to screen and interview candidates; conducts reference checking; assists hiring manager with offer details; prepares offer letter for hiring manager’s signature; extends job offers in manager’s absence.
  • Coordinates on-boarding process which includes sending new employee on-boarding forms/information; criminal background check; setting employee up in HR database (TriNet) and time cards (NetTime); employee bio; welcome emails to new employees, etc.
  • Coordinates company-wide new-employee orientation sessions.
  • Coordinates termination process…includes conducting exit interviews, initiating termination paperwork/process, processing final checks, etc.
  • Establishes and maintains department / personnel records and reports – to include, organizational charts; employee directory; roles & responsibilities, employee bio, etc.
  • Evaluates reports, decisions and results of department initiatives in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 or more years Human Resources experience with a demonstrated track record of effectively leading a Human Resources program.
  • Experience championing a Diversity & Inclusion program…or key participant on a D&I team.
  • SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and/or SPHR credentials strongly desired.
  • Non-profit and department-of-one experience would be a plus.
  • Experience generating reports and analyzing and interpreting the data.
  • Experience with business process analysis and/or improvement.
  • Competent with current technology in relevant field as well as Google cloud; Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Skilled in using diplomacy and tact to build strong relationships and motivate staff.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams.
  • Knowledge of current trends in Human Resources.
  • Successful experience implementing strategic program goals.

    Competencies 

    • Business Acumen.
    • Communication.
    • Consultation.
    • Critical Evaluation.
    • HR Expertise.
    • Diversity Awareness.
    • Leadership & Navigation.
    • Relationship Management.
    • Ethical Practice
    • Confidentiality/trust.

    Compassion & Choices is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected categories covered under local law.

    This is a full-time salaried position based in either Portland, OR or Washington, DC. C&C offers a very competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

    If you are interested in this excellent career opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter (Word documents only, please) to:

    Tom Damewood

    Owner / Manager

    Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley

    Phone 845-227-3161 

    tdamewood@mrmhv.com

     

     

    MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER - VEGFUND - REMOTELY BASED ANYWHERE IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S.

    MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

    Remote Position – May be Based Anywhere in the U.S.

    Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley is an executive search firm focused solely in serving the nonprofit sector.  We have a national practice and the large majority of our placements are executive leadership and senior fundraising professionals.

    Our client is VegFund (https://vegfund.org). VegFund’s mission is to empower vegan advocates worldwide through grant funding and supporting effective outreach that inspires people to choose and maintain a vegan lifestyle. VegFund provides funding for food sampling, film screenings, vegfests/health fairs, conferences and learning events. They also develop training for activists, curate the best available research on plant-based living and effective advocacy and facilitate information sharing among vegan activists.

    VegFund has engaged us to recruit and place a Major Gifts Officer (MGO) with them. This position can be based remotely anywhere in the Continental United States.

    Position Overview

    Created as a new position in the organization, the MGO will serve as a key member of VegFund’s leadership team. The MGO will work with the VegFund Executive Director and the Board to plan and implement fundraising strategies that increase the organization’s support from individuals, corporations, foundations and other sources, with a special emphasis on securing major gifts. The preferred candidate would also have broad knowledge of other development tactics, including online giving, marketing and special events, board management and planned giving. The successful candidate will be responsible for meeting specific annual revenue goals.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Guide the strategic plan development for new donor cultivation, working with the support of the Executive Director and the Board of Directors.
    • Research, identify and prospects for funding opportunities among major gifts prospects and foundations and provide input to online strategies and other tactics to raise funds from the existing public support base of VegFund.
    • Develop funding pitches and donor communications.
    • Assist with relationship building with strategically aligned corporate and nonprofit partners.
    • Write formal grant and giving proposals.
    • Develop and maintain key long-term relationships with donors and prospects.
    • Facilitate meetings between the VegFund Executive Director and established and prospective donors.
    • Provide input to the structure, implementation and ongoing management of a contact management database.
    • Manage support staff and volunteers to assist with all fundraising activities, record keeping and reporting.
    • Strategically engages board members, organization executives and current donors in peer‐prospect identification, visits, and closings.
    • Routinely networks with corporate executives, and interacts with high‐net worth individuals for the purpose of cultivating personal relationships and developing personal giving.

    Qualifications 

    • A minimum of four years of success in cultivating, growing and managing a portfolio of major gifts plus having worked in various aspects of fundraising development.
    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
    • Professional certification in fundraising development is a plus.
    • A personal and professional commitment to the mission and principles of VegFund.
    • Proficiency with professional software platforms and information sources to identify major gifts leads and to enable and track fundraising activities.
    • Skills in creating powerful and compelling written and oral communications; ability to convey complex ideas through brief, simple materials; professionalism to present materials to external audiences.
    • Effective work relationships with others to reach common goals and objectives.
    • Leadership ability and aptitude for innovation and creative strategic thinking to find new solutions to fundraising challenges.
    • An ability and willingness to travel nationally.
    • Experience in fundraising development in the sectors of animal protection, environmental, human health or international economic development is preferred.
    • Competency to organize data and information.
    • Self-motivation and discipline.

    This is a full-time, salaried position. VegFund offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

    If you are interested in this excellent career opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter (Word documents, please) to:

    Tom Damewood
    Owner / Manager
    Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley
    Email –
    tdamewood@mrmhv.com
    Phone – 845-227-3161

     

    VICE PRESIDENT FOR DEVELOPMENT & ALUMNI RELATIONS - MONTGOMERY COLLEGE FOUNDATION - BASED IN ROCKVILLE, MD

    VICE PRESIDENT FOR DEVELOPMENT & ALUMNI RELATIONS

    Based in Rockville, MD

    Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley is an executive search firm focused solely in serving the nonprofit sector.  We have a national practice and the large majority of our placements are executive leadership and senior fundraising professionals.

    Our client is Montgomery College, a community college of more than 60,000 students in Montgomery County, MD. The College is seeking a Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations who also serves as the Executive Director of the Montgomery College Foundation. The position is a College employee.

    The Montgomery College Foundation ( https://www.montgomerycollege.edu/alumni-friends-donors/foundation). supports the mission and vision of Montgomery College. Private donations from local businesses, foundations, community leaders, alumni, and college faculty and staff are instrumental in providing scholarships and programs that make Montgomery College relevant to the students and communities it serves.

    The philanthropic dollars directly benefit the College’s students, programs, and capital projects. For example, through the work of the Development office, the Montgomery College Foundation is able to award over $2.5 Million in scholarships annually to over 2,100 students to be able to afford to attend college. The Foundation also helps provide experiential learning and professional development opportunities for students and staff that would not be available otherwise.

    The College has retained us to recruit and place a Vice President for Development & Alumni Relations (Vice President) with them.

    Position Overview

    The position oversees the Montgomery College Foundation (philanthropic) as an institutionally related Foundation (501(c)(3)IRF). This position is responsible for soliciting private support to benefit the College and for managing and investing the philanthropic resources through the Montgomery College Foundation. The position also oversees the Office of Alumni Relations which manages the Montgomery College Alumni Association and its respective board. The Vice President oversees 14 development, alumni relations and foundation finance staff.

    Key Responsibilities

    The Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations of Montgomery College leads the Office of Development.

     

    • Oversees and directs the creation and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising strategy that will sustain and increase philanthropy in accordance with established priorities.
    • Ensures the success of ongoing fundraising efforts at the $5 Million – $8 Million per year level. Develops the next comprehensive philanthropic campaign and implements the campaign over 5-7 year time span. Oversees donor cultivation and stewardship, planned giving opportunities and scholarship development.
    • Engages and involves the College President in the cultivation and solicitation of 25-30 influential leaders and prospects at the $250,000+ giving capacity level. Involves other senior leaders across the College in major gift solicitations of $50,000 or more.
    • Develops relationships between persons of influence and the College and the Foundation. Solicits influential leaders for financial support, advocacy, and involvement in Board and other volunteer roles.
    • Involves the Foundation Board in the identification, cultivation and stewardship of donors and prospective donors.
    • Manages 40-50 prospects personally. Makes 5-7 visits per month with prospects of $100,000 or more gift capacity.
    • Oversees development events and communications that complement development identification, cultivation and solicitation strategies through Foundation receptions, scholarship luncheons, Foundation Focus newsletter, etc.
    • Coordinates direct marketing efforts of annual giving with alumni relations and communications efforts.

    Oversees the Finances of the Montgomery College Foundation.

    • As Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations of the Montgomery College/Executive Director of the Montgomery College Foundation, the position assumes financial responsibility for the Foundation and oversees the Director of Foundation Finance and the Foundation Finance staff with respect to budgeting, fundraising expenses, gift processing, etc.
    • The position ensures that all aspects of the Foundation remain compliant with federal and state laws and regulations and with the policies and procedures of the Foundation.
    • Oversees all financial responsibilities and fiduciary management of Foundation assets with the Director of Foundation Finance.

    Leads the Montgomery College Foundation as a 501c(3)IRF (institutionally related foundation) in all aspects of the non-profit’s missions and compliance with Foundation and College policies and procedures.

    • Leads the 24-member Montgomery College Foundation Board.
    • Recruits and engages the Foundation Board through fundraising, volunteerism, and advocacy.
    • Develops and implements board structure and policies and procedures.
    • Ensures the development and implementation of appropriate Board structure and policies; ensures the creation and implementation of Foundation plans (e.g. annual plans, strategic plans, campaign plans, etc.) in support of College’s mission and priorities and in coordination with the Office of Advancement and Community Engagement and other College divisions.
    • Ensures Foundation and its staff are complying with all federal, state and local regulations with respect to 501(c)(3) organizations as educational foundations.
    • Engages board members through committee work of the Foundation. Implements the Strategic Planning Committee to better align Foundation efforts with the work of the College and to assess the effectiveness of the Foundation’s work related to student completion.

    Oversees the Development Office, Foundation Finance Office, Alumni Relations Office, and Donor Stewardship Office. Provides effective supervision and guidance to the staff.

    • Oversees four areas with current total staffing of 14. Directly supervises 7.
    • Provides professional development opportunities for the staff to grow in their roles.
    • Creates annual and long-term fundraising goals, plans and strategies with the staff input and direct the implementation of the plans and strategies.
    • Monitors progress and evaluate results of the staff’s efforts.
    • Ensures coordination of efforts by the four offices.
    • Oversee the College operational budgets of the four offices.

     

     

    Oversees Alumni Relations office.

    • Oversees the communications, events, and activities of the Alumni Relations office.
    • Works with the Director for Alumni Relations to engage alumni through advocacy, volunteerism and philanthropy.
    • Works with the Director for Alumni Relations on the recruitment and engagement of the Alumni Association Board.
    • Aligns the efforts of the Alumni Association with the Montgomery College Foundation’s work.
    • Increases alumni participation in giving and volunteerism. Develops metrics for evaluating the work of the alumni relations office.
    • Coordinates efforts between annual giving and alumni relations to increase support of students and College initiatives.

    Manages Comprehensive Fundraising Campaigns

    • Works with the Senior Vice President for Advancement and Community Engagement to complete $30 Million campaign by 2020. Leads, plans and implements future campaign efforts for major institutional needs, including scholarships, program enhancements, facilities, and operational support.
    • Develops strategies with Senior Administrative Leadership Team (SALT) to create involvement and long-term interest in the College and its mission. Aligns fundraising priorities with the institutional needs approved by SALT.
    • Matches prospective donors with institutional needs.
    • Plans and conducts future campaign efforts such as planning process, campaign readiness assessment, committee meetings, etc.
    • Creates all meeting agendas and materials; develops viable major gift prospect list; develops relationships with philanthropic and business leaders in the community. Brings prospects to campus.
    • Works closely with Alumni Relations and Annual Giving Director on the marketing and branding of campaign fundraising and annual giving materials. Manages staff to create letters, proposals and publications to persuade prospects to support particular endeavors.

    Coordinates data management and customer relations management tools for development and alumni relations efforts.

    • Works with the Director of Advancement Services on customer relations management (CRM) software system issues related to the engagement of donors, parents, alumni, and friends of the College and Foundation. Collaborates with Advancement Services on plans and future implementation of new system as the College moves from Banner 9 Advance system to a CRM that interfaces with Workday system in next few years.
    • Coordinates with Director of Advancement Services on prospect research activities, wealth screenings and feasibility studies.
    • Oversees the management of the current financial database system (Banner system) with Foundation Finance Director.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in field related to business, development, fundraising, or non-profit management or a field where knowledge and skills are transferable preferred.
    • At least 10 years of experience in Development with demonstrated success in the following areas:
      • Capital Campaign planning and fundraising
      • Soliciting major gifts of $100,000 or more
      • Annual Giving
      • Planned Giving
      • Donor Stewardship and Database management
      • Supervisory experience
    • Expertise in major gift fundraising strategies and visits.
    • Knowledge of laws governing foundations.
    • Expertise in planning, organizing, and directing comprehensive capital campaigns.
    • Ability to write convincing, persuasive and explanatory letters and proposals.
    • Ability to make presentations to internal and external groups on campaign plans, fundraising efforts, and major College initiatives.
    • Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing to the College community.
    • Effective in working independently and collaborating with internal and external people.
    • Ability to plan, implement and conduct fundraising/foundation-related and alumni-related special events.
    • Ability to manage staff and communicate effectively with them.
    • Skills in software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
    • Expertise in developing and maintaining relations with donors and prospective donors.

    Montgomery College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected categories covered under local law.

    If you are interested in this excellent career opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter (Word documents only, please) to:

    Tom Damewood

    Owner / Manager

    Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley

    tdamewood@mrmhv.com

    Phone 845-227-3161

    Contact us if you have questions about, or wish to apply for any of the current opportunities listed above. We offer placement services for nonprofit management jobs professionals across the country.