Non-Profit


Freedom Co-op is a non-profit agency that provides personal care attendants for people with disabilities in the Memphis area. Our employees support our individuals in their daily activities in their homes and in the community while their families work. We have immediate part – time job openings Mondays through Fridays in the Cordova area.

Qualifications:
Must be 18 years old
Must have a high school diploma/GED
Must have or be willing to get CPR/First Aid certified
Must pass a fingerprint/background check
Must have computer skills
Must have a valid driver license
Must have a good working car
Valid car insurance
Must be willing to drive the individual around in the community in your car

Applications will be taken by appointments ONLY

For more information and set up an appointment to fill out an application please contact:

Suzanne Colsey
Freedom Co-op Executive Director
901/603/5864 cell/text
pftennwest@aol.com

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JOB OPENING:  Director of Communications and Development

The Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc. is a non-profit organization located in Memphis, TN, whose purpose is to effectively combine civil, criminal, health and social services in order to help victims of family violence.  We are seeking a Director of Communications and Development who is highly motivated and organized to build our communications, marketing and development programs.  This position will report to the Executive Director and will be an integral part of the growth of the organization.

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Job Title:                      Director of Communications and Development

Reports To:                  Executive Director

Positions Supervised: Community Outreach Specialist

Status:                         Full-Time

FLSA:                          Exempt

Hours:                          37.5 hours per week Monday – Friday

Other as required

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Job Summary:  Responsible for marketing, communications, community outreach and fundraising efforts in support of achieving organizational goals and sustainability.  Creates, develops, coordinates and implements the organization’s marketing, promotions, public and community relations programs to ensure visibility, awareness and education in our service area.  Will develop new relationships, strengthen existing relationships and provide support to the overall organizational development strategy.

Responsibilities:

Marketing and Communications:

  • Develop an integrated marketing and communications system to raise brand awareness and focus on increased demand for services and philanthropic support through coordination of multi-channel marketing campaigns.
  • Use print, electronic messaging, websites, social media, photography/videography, programs, inventions, advertising, and media relations to tell compelling stories that explain the organization’s benefits in a tangible way to stakeholders.
  • Coordinates all aspects of internal and external communications, including news media, print/electronic publications, web site and social media initiatives.
  • Handles media relations including news and crisis communications.
  • Provides marketing support and advice for the Executive Director and the Board of Directors.
  • Arranges for interviews with personnel for print and broadcast media.
  • Composes correspondence, media messages, articles, press releases, announcements, presentations and other oral and written communications.
  • Coordinates the photography needs of the organization.

Community Relations and Awareness:

  • Establishes, nurtures and maintains positive external relationships with individuals, businesses, and community-based organizations in support of organizational outreach efforts.
  • Work with individuals, groups, and businesses to coordinate and facilitate sponsored/donated third party events.
  • Performs presentations to service clubs, community groups and potential funding organizations, providing consistent messages to educate and recruit new support.
  • Oversees the organization’s volunteer programs and supervises the Community Outreach Specialist.
  • Promotes the organization and informs, educates, and engages the general public for awareness of the goals and mission.

Development and Fundraising:

  • Increase fundraising capacity by increasing donor giving and event income in order to maintain current programs, enable future growth, and ensure financial stability for the organization.
  • Work closely with the Board Special Events Committee in organizing successful fundraising events, including handling event details and acquiring sponsors.
  • Perform daily functions of gift solicitation including coordinating, maintaining and evaluating direct mail campaigns.
  • Works closely with the Executive Director in preparing quality proposals, including case statements and development of compelling messages for support.
  • Maintains donor database and provides donor acknowledgments as well as maintenance of donor records, report preparation and monitoring results and effectiveness of fund development programs.

Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and current desktop publishing software.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks efficiently and effectively.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, with ability to speak publicly.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team and with volunteers.
  • Excellent customer service skills and professional demeanor at all times.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations, demonstrating cultural competency and community awareness.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of public relations, media relations, print, electronic media, graphic design and publications.
  • Ability to tell a story and help others share their own stories.
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively.
  • Ability to exercise tact and to demonstrate sensitivity to issues involved with organization’s mission.
  • Strong empathy and commitment to victim’s issues.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, communications, nonprofit management, public administration, or public relations.
  • Minimum of five years of communications and marketing experience and/or fund development experience. Mission-driven nonprofit experience a plus.

Family Safety Center Mission

Our mission is to provide one location that effectively combines civil, criminal, health and social services for victims of family violence.

Family Safety Center Vision

Our vision is a thriving community that embodies a spirit of compassion, collaboration and progressive change that values mutual respect, safety and serenity for all residents.

 

Family Safety Center Values

Honesty and Openness     Flexibility

Quality                                Teamwork

Respect and Fairness       Dedication

Diversity and Equality

Interested applicants:  Please send cover letter and resume with salary history to:  hr@familysafetycenter.org

Application deadline:  March 24, 2015

 

We want to invite you to an amazing comprehensive grant writing conference on Saturday, February 28th from 8:30a.m.-2:30p.m. at Grace Church of the Nazarene, 8979 E. Shelby Drive, Memphis, TN  38125.
Have you ever wanted to start a non-profit?  Have you ever wanted to learn how to write grants? 
Well this workshop will bring together professionals in the field of grants, including grantees, grantors, and so many other professionals who focus on helping people and agencies in need of more funding to do something positive, greater projects, capacity building, networking/partnership building, and those who are beginning a new non-profit organization. 
 
You will experience a high-energy and very interactive training session full of amazing tools, tips, and real-life applicable examples that will prepare you to be a strong grant writer; thus, saving you hundreds of dollars acquiring a grant writer.  You will also begin writing a grant before you leave the workshop – the same day! 
 
Course Objectives:
Getting Your Organization Started – Laying the Groundwork
How to develop a strategic plan, statement of need using data research
How to gather the right team for the grant process
Coalitions, Partnerships & Networking
Data & Research
Planning
How to apply for your 501c3
The Grant Process
Writing tips
Common problems in grant writing
Sources and finding grant funds
 
When:              Saturday, February 28, 2015
Time:                8:30a.m. – 2:30p.m.
Where:             Grace Church of the Nazarene, 8979 E. Shelby Drive, Memphis, TN  38125
Cost:                $115/per person (Includes comprehensive training, all training materials, a list of grant funders, and refreshments.)
Contact:           Kimberly Benson, A Bridge of Hope, (901) 487-6577
Pre-registration is required, as space is limited.Deadline to submit payment is 2/23/15.Refreshments will be provided.  You can also register online at:
Listen, previous participants have been overwhelmed by how impactful and interactive this training is and are amazed that they feel confident and ready to conquer the grant writing world after just one class.  They have reported how they were told how hard it is to write grants, some have even spent thousands of dollars on so called “grant writers” who haven’t been able to deliver, and some have horror stories about trying to write them without any type of training.
 
You will be given comprehensive training, which includes how to start an effective non-profit, learn about your tax forms including your 501c3, learn how to write a grant and actually write a group proposal that day in class, you will get a step-by-step guidebook, you have a grant writer that is available to answer questions after your class…and…we will also be providing you with a list of over 600 funders who are looking to fund programs like yours RIGHT NOW!  So, we ask you, what excuse do you have not to learn how to grant write, right now?
A Bridge of Hope
P.O. Box 3960
Cordova, TN  38088
 
Restoring Lives; Rebuilding Lives for those who are hungry, imprisoned, victimized, and broken.
Find the hungry, feed them.   Find the imprisoned, visit them.   Find the victimized, restore them.   Find the broken, mend them.
 

The House of Grace, a non-profit 501(c)(3) business located in Southaven, Mississippi, serving domestic violence victims and their families has an immediate job opening for a Grant Administrator.

 

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of a high school diploma, some federal grant writing experience, and basic Microsoft Office computer skills. This position is  permanent, part-time with a minimum of twenty (20) hours per week, and salary is negotiable.   

 

All qualified candidates may fax their resume to (662)253-0251 or email to houseofgrace1007@aol.com no later than June 14th.

 

The Tennessee Health Care Campaign searching for Executive Director

 

The Tennessee Health Care Campaign, a statewide nonprofit organization working for guaranteed access to high quality, affordable health care, is accepting applications for a full time executive director.  The Executive Director works from the state office located in Nashville and is required to travel regularly.  Competitive salary and full health benefits.   Please see attached job description.

Resumes should be submitted before March 22, 2013 and submitted by email to: search@thcc2.org.  Neither telephone calls nor mailed resumes accepted.

 

Belinda Tate Hardy, MPA, LCSW

Chief of Social Work

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities

(901) 448-6669

 THCC – Exec Director Job Description

Urban based non-profit is seeking high-level and professional coordinator of case management services familiar with implementing start-up grant projects. Our Family Stability Case Management project will provide supportive services to 100 (annually) targeted families residing in 38126/38016 to assist with preventing the crisis of homelessness, reducing student mobility, and focusing on returning to self-sufficiency.

Posted February 1, 2013

Closing Date is February 8, 2013

Application Procedure:  To be considered a formal applicant you must mail 1) your resume and 2) a letter of interest, salary requirement, and three professional references to:

Knowledge Quest

Attention: Jacquelyn Scruggs, Manager

590 Jennette Place, Memphis, TN 38126

All correspondence sent via the US Postal Service must be postmarked by February 8, 2013.

No phone calls please.

Knowledge Quest’s Job Description

Mission: To Vigorously Equip Youth to Maximize Their Potential through Intellectual and Character Development

Job Title – Family Stability Coordinator

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a three year grant (2013-2016).  Continuation is contingent upon program success and grant renewal.

TYPICAL WEEK: 9 am – 6 pm Monday – Friday;  some Saturdays or evenings will be required.

JOB SUMMARY: The Family Stability Coordinator provides social services referrals and assistance for three to six months with a one year follow-up to improve the socioeconomic stability functioning of families with school-age children by assessing needs, accentuating strengths, and offering assistance to prevent homelessness through collective resiliency, thus positively impacting the reduction of student/school mobility.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Provide case management services to families with school-age children. Functions include but are not limited to the following activities: Assess head of households for family strengths and challenges, providing appropriate
resources, tools, and counseling to assist participants in achieving their case plan goals; making referrals for services and following up to ensure that community resources are accessed by eligible households who are at risk
of homelessness; and tracking and documentation of participant progress.

• Maintain precise and accurate documentation of case management services, including client files and entries into the program databases.

• Assist families with establishing and meeting housing sustainability goals and identifying appropriate strategies towards achieving goals, including modifying goals as needed, and evaluation of progress.

• Coordinate the delivery of various life skills training modules and program activities.

• Cultivate relationships with landlords and property management companies serving targeted families.

• Analyze program data and assist with final analysis of findings and creating final reports.

• Serve as an information resource by conducting research, assembling data, delivering presentations and
correspondence.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree in human services or a related field, such as psychology, counseling, sociology, or social work and a combination of experience (five years) utilizing case management methodology are required. A Master’s in Social Work field and experience working with homeless population are preferred. Previous experience in management including supervision of program staff and leading operations is desired. Must be computer literate– experience with MS Office software including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access; ability to publish reports; internet and social media savvy.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

•Knowledge and experience with housing laws and the health and human services field

•Knowledge of community resources

•Ability to develop and implement intervention plans

•Employ problem-solving techniques; handle crisis intervention matters

•Knowledge of the Homeless Information and Management System database or other database software(s) used to track service delivery

Ability to identify key issues in problem solving and implement effective and creative solutions

Knowledge Quest’s policies, programs, practices and procedures for hiring and employment adhere to all Local, State and Federal laws.

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