Board of Directors

January 2021 -December 2023 Term Board of Directors Position Description

Assemble, a nonprofit dedicated to fostering learning and creativity is searching for committed and enthusiastic individuals to join its Board of Directors. Ambassadors of Assemble,  Board Members provide leadership in the oversight and execution of Assemble’s strategic plan in a volunteer, yet purposeful, capacity. It is important that they share Assemble’s vision for arts, STEAM education, the Maker movement, and community outreach.  Board candidates should be ready to work collaboratively as part of a working Board while striving to become a governing Board. Board Members are required to participate in at least one committee, each of which meets on a monthly basis or as needed.

Vision:  Assemble envisions neighborhoods of empowered, diverse people who create, connect, learn, and transform together.

Mission:  We build confidence through making by uniting communities of artists, technologies, makers, and learners.

Assemble’s Board Members serve 3-year terms and are eligible for reappointment for additional 1-year terms for a total of 6 years.  Board meetings are held 6 times a year on the odd-numbered months. Board Members are required to attend — either in-person or virtually — all 6 of the Board meetings and the Board Retreat in addition to the committee meetings. Board Members are expected to consider Assemble to be a philanthropic priority and to make annual gifts that reflect that priority.

Special consideration will be given to candidates who possess any of the following qualifications:

  • Dedication towards Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, Inclusion, and Justice practices
  • Identifying as BIPOC, LGBTIQIA+, or as an intersectional person of oppressed identities
  • Experience or skills in one or more:
  • Legal expertise for nonprofit organizations
  • Event planning, donor fundraising, and grant-writing
  • Human resources management and procedures
  • Non-profit accounting, finance, and experience setting up an endowment fund
  • Operations, policy development, and public health expertise
  • Strategic communications  and marketing Experience
  • Leadership for strategic planning for growth and succession experience
  • Education management experience
  • Interest in taking a lead in event planning for fundraising and an ability to host creative fund- and friend-raiser events
  • Interest and ability to build Assemble’s family of supporters, fans, and participants
  • Connections to the Garfield/Friendship/Bloomfield community as a resident or via allied organizations
  • Connections to the Technology, Art, and Creative Industries and connections for corporate support

IIf you have questions regarding a position or the commitment involved, please contact Brett Fulesday, Board President, at brett@assemblepgh.org.  If you are interested in joining Assemble’s Board of Directors or a committee, please send an email of interest and a resume to jobs@assemblepgh.org.  No phone calls, please.  If you are interested in learning more about Assemble, please join us for a Virtual meet and mix event on Wednesday Oct 21 at 6pm. RSVP here: http://bit.ly/assembleBoardMixer

Board of Directors Needed for Start-up Animal Welfare Organization

We’re a NEW START-UP nonprofit incorporated in PA (filing soon for 501c3). We’re looking for people who are enthusiastic, innovative, and hardworking. Board members must have a willingness to commit the necessary time, make a personal gift, and be capable of motivating others. We’re looking for people not afraid to jump in and help us reach that next level.

We’re looking for Experienced Board Members with at least 5 years’experience in Accounting/Budgeting, Fundraising, Event Planning, Marketing, Law, Insurance, and Community Relations.

What will be your primary responsibilities as a Board Member?

The Board of Directors supports the work of Love, Layla and is responsible for overseeing the direction and management of the organization.

Responsibilities include:

  • Use knowledge and connections to further our mission;
  • Attend Board meetings and organization events (virtually due to Covid-19);
  • Communicate and serve as a trusted advisor to the CEO;
  • Assist in identifying and recruiting other Board members;
  • Ensure effective organizational planning, monitor the effectiveness of programs and activities;
  • Work actively to secure adequate funding for the organization;
  • Serve on committees and participate in special activities;
  • Act as an ambassador for the organization, and forge connections with key stakeholders.

Service on Love, Layla’s Board of Directors is without remuneration or compensation.

Board of Directors

2020 – 2023 Term Board of Directors Position Description

Assemble, a nonprofit dedicated to fostering learning and creativity, is searching for committed and enthusiastic individuals to join their Board of Directors. Directors provide leadership in the oversight and execution of Assemble’s Strategic Plan in a volunteer yet purposeful capacity.  Board Members are the decision-makers and ambassadors of the organization. It is important that they share Assemble’s vision for arts, STEAM education, the Maker movement, and community outreach. Board candidates should be ready to help the organization grow as part of a working Board. Directors are required to participate in at least one Committee related to the strategic plan.

Assemble’s Board Members serve a 3-year term and are eligible for reappointment for additional 1-year terms for a total of 6 years. Board meetings are held 6 times a year on the odd-numbered months.  Members are required to attend all 6 of the board meetings in addition to the committee meetings. Members are welcome to call-in or video conference in if they cannot be there physically. Committees meet on a monthly basis or as needed.  Assemble Board of Directors should consider Assemble a philanthropic priority and make annual gifts that reflect that priority. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about Assemble’s vision and mission as well as interested in making a difference in a start-up non-profit organization.

Vision: Assemble envisions neighborhoods of empowered, diverse people who create, connect, learn and transform together.

Mission: We build confidence through making by uniting communities of artists, technologies, makers, and learners.

Special consideration will be given to candidates who possess any of the following qualifications:

  • Background in mission-driven social justice or community engagement organizations
  • Experience in fundraising and grant-writing; non-profit accounting and finance; human resources management and employment law; graphics and data evaluation; and/or policy development
  • Interest in taking a lead in event planning for both fundraising and community outreach
  • Interest and ability to host creative fund and friend-raiser events
  • Interest and ability to build Assemble’s family of supporters, fans, and participants
  • Connections to the Garfield/Friendship/Bloomfield community as a resident or via allied organizations
  • Connections to the Technology, Art, and Creative Industries and the ability to support from their place of work
  • Interest in taking on an officer or leadership position on the board

If you have questions regarding a position or the commitment involved, please contact Nina Barbuto at nina@assemblepgh.org. If you are interested in joining Assemble’s Board of Directors, please send a resume and email of interest to jobs@assemblepgh.org. No phone calls, please.

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Advisor, PowerLink Advisory Board Network

Seeking those interested in a volunteer advisor role with PowerLink Advisory Boards. The PowerLink Advisory Board program features a unique, proven process that matches an established business with a completely customized team of advisors to take the company to the next level. PowerLink advisors provide a new perspective on strategy, profitability, operations, capital, sales and other issues critical to success.

We are seeking high-level professionals as well as subject matter experts in their field or industry to join our pool of advisors. Those selected will sit as one of several advisors over a year period (1 introductory meeting and 4 quarterly meetings) averaging about 25 hours of volunteer time. Volunteers have the opportunity to meet other advisors and assist a small business owner as they seek to grow their company.

Health Insurance Navigator at Allegheny County Jail

Consumer Health Coalition (CHC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring a consumer movement to increase access to quality, affordable healthcare in Southwestern Pennsylvania. CHC is currently seeking a qualified candidate to fill an opening in our Healthcare Navigator/Allegheny County Jail programing.  The employee will serve as a licensed healthcare Navigator in the Allegheny County Jail.

Job Deliverables:

  • Successfully complete CMS and agency sponsored training program to become a licensed Pennsylvania Health Insurance Navigator.  Complete intake and application process with consumers while maintaining the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Increase awareness among our most vulnerable populations and provide them with the tools and resources needed to navigate access to healthcare.
  • Effectively complete Allegheny County Jail trainings.
  • Meet target goals and deliverables; accurately collect data, and submit timely weekly reports.
  • Conduct follow-up to ensure successful enrollment and renewal of coverage, make referrals to appropriate consumer assistance centers as needed.
  • Maintain ongoing knowledge of the rules and regulations of public health programs.  Also includes knowledge of federally qualified health centers and patient assistance programs.  Make referrals to such programs as needed.
  • Compile written reports, contribute to organization’s newsletter, and other tasks as needed.
  • Engage in monthly staff meetings and advocacy efforts.

Knowledge and Skills:  Strong written communication and multi-tasking skills; ability to work independently; dependable and mature. Passion for assisting underserved, at-risk populations and making a difference in your community.  Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, social work, public health, public administration, health administration or similar fields.

This is a full-time salaried position, low 30’s, with an excellent benefits package.  Must have access to reliable transportation.  Comprehensive background check and fingerprinting required upon hire.

How to Apply:  Please email cover letter and resume to consumerhealthcoalition@gmail.com with the subject line Navigator/Allegheny County Jail.

Consumer Health Coalition is committed to hiring qualified candidates without regard to age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, race or color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

The Friends of Providence Young Professional Committee

 

The Friends of Providence Committee

Over the course of the year, this group of volunteers holds a variety of fundraising and recruitment activities on behalf of Providence Connections, Inc.

 

Providence Connections Friends of Providence Committee (FPC) is comprised of young executives and professionals whose goal is to engage a new generation here in Pittsburgh in the culture of philanthropy — inspiring them to help us achieve our vision to strengthen families and enriching lives of families in crisis in the Northside of Pittsburgh.

 

The FPC is charged with finding new and fun ways to raise critical funds for the continuation of our programs that support our families in crisis.
Each year, The Friends of Providence Committee will be responsible for two fundraising events.

 

You can get involved in The Friends of Providence Committee in one of several ways:

Become a FPC member Sponsor an event Attend a Providence Connections Event

Donate Now!

 

Learn more about becoming a Friends of Providence Committee member by contacting Delvina L. Smith, Director of Development at dsmith@providenceconnections.org

 

Office Administrator

Office Administrator – PULSE (Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience) – Pittsburgh, PA

PULSE (Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience) seeks a high-energy individual able to coordinate the PULSE office and administration and help develop a small-sized nonprofit organization as it grows. This position is a unique opportunity to play a vital role in a dynamic, vibrant non-profit with a track record of success, proven impact model, strong mission, staff and board.

PULSE cultivates a community of young servant leaders to transform Pittsburgh.  PULSE invites talented university graduates to partner with Pittsburgh nonprofits for a year of service and leadership.  Over the last twenty years, PULSE has invited about 250 young adults to partner with over 125 nonprofits, contributing some 400,000 hours of service to the city and its residents.  To learn more about PULSE, visit us at www.pulsepittsburgh.org

Position Summary: The Office Administrator reports to the Executive Director of PULSE and directly supports the organization’s consistent high-quality execution of its mission, aims, and operational plans.

The Office Administrator will oversee the operations of the PULSE office; under the oversight of the Executive Director will provide office administration, maintain financial records and procedures; and support development efforts 40 hrs/week.

Job Responsibilities:

Below is an overview of responsibilities and duties for this position:

Administration

  • Maintain office services by organizing office operations and procedures, designing filing systems, reviewing and approving supply requisitions and monitoring clerical functions.
  • Maintain office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems, layouts, supply/inventory management and equipment procurement.
  • Implement office policies by ensuring adherence to standards and procedures, measuring results against standards and making necessary adjustments.
  • Answering questions and requests via phone, email, etc. from outside vendors and constituents.
  • Provide additional human resource, benefit administration and back-end support with administrative details.
  • Conduct PULSE Fellow background checks, enrollment, time logs, exit paperwork, etc. and other recruiting related administrative tasks.
  • Manage PULSE properties (office and houses), including cleaning, maintenance, repairs, landlord relationships, etc.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as needed.

Financial

  • Keep accurate financial records; overseeing the payment of bills, preparing invoices, collecting payment, posting account transactions into Quickbooks and preparing reports.
  • Maintains financial records by analyzing balance sheets and general ledger accounts.
  • Reconcile bank accounts by gathering and balancing information.
  • Protect assets by monitoring and enforcing internal controls.
  • Monitor and confirm financial condition by providing information to external auditors.
  • Ensure payroll, benefits, insurance and other key legal and professional functions are up to date and operating at high capacity.
  • Provide status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting and reporting financial data.
  • Maintain accounting controls by following policies and procedures, complying with federal, state and local financial legal requirements.

Development

  • Process donations and prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondence.
  • Continually update and correct database records.
  • Create development reports and other database reports as needed.
  • Coordinate mailing of newsletters, appeals, events and other mailing pieces.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-3 years of experience in accounting, bookkeeping, human resources, business management and/or related field
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Very detail oriented
  • Proficiency with Google Apps (Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Forms), WordPress, Box, CiviCRM a plus
  • Ability to work independently and multitask
  • Knowledge of nonprofit management and operations

Required Qualifications

  • Passion and commitment to the mission and values of PULSE
  • Ability to promote the PULSE program effectively
  • Desire to learn

TO APPLY – Interested individuals should send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to jobs@pulsepittsburgh.org by July 14th, 2016 at 5:00pm.  PULSE is an equal opportunity employer.