Position Description: The Muslim Chaplain is a member of the Allegheny County Chaplaincy team who provides for the sacramental, spiritual, and pastoral needs of the inmates and staff of the Allegheny County Jail. The Muslim chaplain is primarily responsible for ensuring that Muslim inmates and staff are provided appropriate opportunities to practice their faith but will provide coverage in the absence of other chaplains for scheduled services and programs. This chaplain will also attempt to meet the spiritual/religious needs of any inmate or staff member regardless of their religious or non-religious affiliation.
Reports to: Director of Chaplaincy Services
- Lead/coordinate Jum’ah prayer services and provide for coverage of Jum’ah services when absent through substitutes and volunteers
- Manage all administrative aspects of prayer services including necessary memos, inmate movement, attendance records
2. Religious Instruction
- Oversee weekly classes and religious instruction for Muslim inmates
- Acquire and distribute appropriate religious literature, supplies and materials
3. Pastoral Care
- Respond to written inmate requests
- Visit inmate housing units and disciplinary housing on a weekly basis to provide religious counseling
- Visit staff members requesting visitation
- Provide counseling to inmate families as needed
4. Special Events
- Coordinate the observance of religious holidays and events such as Ramadan, Id al-Fitr, and Id al-Adha for registered Muslims in the jail
- Work with other departments as needed (Inmate Programs, Kitchen, Medical, Operations) to ensure the smooth facilitation of events
- Perform all administrative tasks necessary for special events including memos, announcements, and record keeping
5. Volunteers and Relationships with the Islamic Community
- Establish good relationships with the local Islamic Communities
- Recruit and supervise volunteers from the Pittsburgh Islamic Community
- Train chaplaincy volunteers for effective volunteering and nurture them in their service
- Be proactive in establishing links with local faith communities and other agencies for support, volunteers, and resources
- Solicit in kind donations of Qur’ans, other Muslim literature and financial donations to purchase Qur’ans and other literature
- Work collaboratively with the Chaplaincy Team and Director of Chaplaincy Services to provide chaplaincy care within the institution
- Follow all institution and Chaplain’s Office policies and procedures
- Recommend the purchase of equipment, supplies, books, and materials for religious services and activities
- Record statistics, submit monthly reports, and complete assignments in a timely manner
- Complete necessary administrative tasks for worship, religious instruction, and pastoral care
- Provide appropriate support to the Chaplain’s Office in the absence of other chaplains
- Serve as Duty Chaplain in rotation with other staff chaplains
- Contribute to training programs and materials for staff and volunteers as needed
- Contribute to newsletter as requested by Director of Chaplaincy Services
- Participate in department-wide events such as:
- Religious Volunteer Orientation (February)
- Correctional Employees’ Week activities (May)
- Annual Volunteer Appreciation Celebration (Fall)
- Foundation of HOPE Fundraiser (Fall)
- Holiday gift distribution (Dec)
- Orientation of new inmates as needed
- Other duties as assigned
- Ability to be cleared to enter the facility
- An Imam in good standing with the Islamic Community
- Prefer bachelor’s degree in Islamic Studies or related field from an accredited educational institution; higher degree a plus
- Fluency in English (spoken and written); written Qur’anic Arabic competency
- Prefer previous experience as an Imam or Assistant Imam
- Ability to work with people of different cultures, backgrounds, and faiths
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, and judgment skills
- Computer skills including Word, Excel, internet, and email
- Valid US work visa
Fifteen hours to 20 hours per week. Chaplaincy needs that demand additional/occasional response will be expected: funerals/funeral home visits, special religious services, Ramadan, staff & volunteer in-services, orientation sessions, annual appreciation, celebration, holiday events, and other activities as directed by the Director of Chaplaincy.
Benefits include: Parking reimbursement, pension, continuing education, worker’s comp, paid time off, paid holidays
Application: Please submit an individualized cover letter indicating your qualifications for this position, a resume, any relevant certifications, and the contact information for three references to Director of Chaplaincy Services: Rev. Charissa Howe: email@example.com
The Bloomfield Development Corporation (BDC) is a nonprofit organization that exists to support, promote, and enhance Bloomfield. BDC envisions an inclusive and attractive Bloomfield with a rich history and a flourishing business district. Operating under the values of acceptance, stewardship, livability, and fairness, BDC works to create residential equity and stability, to support and enhance the business district, and to facilitate residential and commercial property development. BDC is seeking a Program Coordinator to execute the year-round Bloomfield Saturday Market.
The Program Coordinator works full-time as part of the BDC Bloomfield Saturday Market program and reports to the Executive Director. They work in Bloomfield to execute the successful Bloomfield Saturday Market with the goal of creating a community gathering place, supporting entrepreneurs, drawing visitors into our business district, and providing an important platform in which to market Bloomfield’s small businesses. They will connect the market to BDC’s mission and the larger community with an understanding of the local food system in which they operate, and will advocate for improvements to that system. Further, the market coordinator ensures open lines of communication between all stakeholders, creates and sustains mechanisms for residential support, creates important connections to Bloomfield’s business district, and ensures that visitors have a fun and safe experience.
As time allows, the Coordinator will also work on other projects related to Bloomfield’s small businesses in partnership with the Small Business Support Coordinator, and supporting the Fundraising Committee’s work as needed at intervals throughout the year.
Education and Experience
A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with 1-3 years’ experience, or the equivalent combination of education and/or related experience is required. Experience in community development, local food systems, fundraising and/or special events preferred.
Major Tasks and Activities
- Creating connections with the surrounding community, including the business district and civic and non-profit groups
- Managing all vendors while creating healthy and effective lines of communication, making sure they feel heard and understood, finding appropriate compromises and resolutions
- Event logistics including recruiting and processing new vendors, data collection and retention, and coordinating other services
- Fundraising activity to include assisting in securing sponsorships and with fundraising campaigns
- Scheduling market education and entertainment, including but not limited to children’s activities, city service/safety providers, cooking demonstrations, fitness classes, and for- and non-profit groups
- Event promotion and advertising, both print and digital
- Coordinating the Fresh Access and Health Bucks programs, including data collection and reporting
- Volunteer recruitment, tracking, and coordination
- Understanding the local food system and assisting in advocacy to improve that system in which the Saturday Market exists
- Lending knowledge and support to other markets in order to strengthen the greater Pittsburgh farmers market system, focusing on BIPOC-led markets
- Responding quickly to changing outside factors such as Covid-19
Please see the full job description and how to apply at bloomfieldpgh.org.
Job Title: Education Manager
Status: Full Time; Exempt
Compensation: $39,000.00 to $41,000.00
About The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh:
The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh provides innovative and inclusive museum experiences that inspire kindness, joy, creativity and curiosity for all learners. We forge connections with artists, community partners and neighbors to work on behalf of children, youth and families. We have a vision to transform education. We believe people of all ages can benefit from different types of learning experiences. We value Learning, Experimentation, Partnerships, Diversity, Kindness, Good Design as well as Art and Artists, and Reflection and Improvement.
About the Position:
The Education Manager is responsible for hiring, scheduling (daily and weekly staff schedules, and specialty education events), and supervising a diverse team of Educators. In collaboration with Early Childhood, Art + Maker, and Youth Culture Liaison. Works with Education managers to promote positive culture across campus. Collaborates with Early Childhood on developmentally appropriate programming and facilitation in Museum exhibits. Works to provide high-quality visitor-facing experiences which embody joy, creativity, curiosity, and kindness.
Essential Job Functions:
- Supervises educators, interns, and volunteers;
- Hires, trains, and schedules Museum Educators, creating a welcoming, visitor-centered team who support authentic and engaging learning experiences in Museum exhibits for visitors, groups, and clients;
- Collaborates with Art and Making Managers, the Exhibits Department, Learning + Research, and Educators to create extraordinary experiences that embody joy, creativity, curiosity, and kindness for educators, students, and multi-generational groups;
- Works with the Director of Education, Finance, and Development staff to manage budgets, observing policies and procedures for financial management and record keeping;
- Coordinates and creates schedules for Museum Educators and programming coverage;
- Supervises and supports Education staff on the floor throughout the Children’s Museum Campus.
- Education: Experience in an appropriate related field required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Substitution of years of experience may be considered equivalent to formal educational training.
- Experience: Experience and enthusiasm for working with children required; additional experience with families, educators, and administrators strongly preferred. Personnel management, administrative experience, and project management experience required.
- Skills: Flexible thinking and ability to adjust expectations and actions as needed. Commitment to continued learning and personal growth; motivated to reimagine and grow. Highly organized with excellent communication skills. Takes initiative and is able to work with a team but also work independently.
Physical Requirements, and Equipment Usage:
Walking, Standing, and Sitting: The duties and responsibilities associated with this position will be performed in a stationary position (standing or sitting) for approximately 75% of the workday, and will require movement throughout museum spaces to interact with visitors, educators, and to activate museum experiences. Lifting: Occasional lifting and moving of furniture, equipment, and supplies weighing up to approximately 50 lbs. Manual Dexterity: The Education Manager may operate various equipment, including but not limited to power tools, sharp tools, etc.
Work Environment, Hours of Work, and Travel Requirements:
Weekend availability is required, and evening availability is occasionally required. Occasional travel may be required. Essential duties of this position will be performed in a museum environment, which includes interaction with the public and exposure to children and families.
Clearances: FBI fingerprint, PA Child Abuse (Act 33) and PA Criminal (Act 34) Clearances are required.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete our online application found at:
The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic or trait protected by local, state, or federal law.
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The Pittsburgh Chapter of SCORE, a national nonprofit, is looking for volunteers with a desire to help society through supporting small business and jobs creation. We have a need for an analyst to support market research and quality metrics.
Our clients are your neighbors who want to start a small business or already have a small business but could benefit from mentoring from our SCORE Business Mentors. This volunteer position helps our Chapter deliver even better service to our small business clients.
If you’d like to learn more, apply to volunteer (no commitment) at https://pittsburgh.score.org/volunteer-29
SCORE is a nonprofit resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration that helps aspiring and existing entrepreneurs succeed. Every year, our volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs achieve their dreams of starting small businesses and achieving new levels of success. Volunteering is a way for you to give back, network with business experts, and share your knowledge. Join SCORE today to make a meaningful difference in your local economy.
Learn more at www.score.org/volunteer.
Location: Camp Conshatawba, Summerhill PA; Cambria County
Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls in kindergarten through twelfth grade, and our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character. At Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania, we’re committed to providing every girl the chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.
As the Camp Ranger, you will work with staff and volunteers to ensure a successful, high-quality camping experience and a safe and healthy camp environment for campers, staff and volunteers.
- Year-round camp property maintenance to include snow removal, clearing trails, maintaining roads, mowing lawns, and tree/brush removal;
- Year-round maintenance of all camp buildings, pool, equipment, vehicles and ranger residence;
- Maintain cleanliness of all camp buildings and grounds;
- Supervise camp maintenance staff;
- Maintain camp boundary markers;
- Manage camp visitors and maintain alertness for trespassers;
- Know and enforce policies and emergency procedures;
- Prior Camp Ranger or Facility Maintenance experience preferred;
- Working knowledge of carpentry, electrical and plumbing;
- Ability to operate equipment such as mowers, tractors, log splitter, and various power tools;
- Must have valid driver’s license;
- Clearances are required;
- Must be organized, detail oriented, and customer focused;
- Non-traditional work hours with frequent evening and weekend work required;
- Housing is provided and living on-site is required;
Eligible for full benefit package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401K with match.
Submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Penn State is seeking a full-time Grant Specialist to help the New Kensington campus find and win funding opportunities and administer awarded grants for the Nextovation™ initiative. The Nextovation™ project is a new collaborative initiative focused on transforming a Rust Belt region through the use of digital innovation and essential skills development to drive economic growth, revitalization, and workforce development.
Nextovation™ encompasses the campus’ Invent Penn State innovation hub, The Corner; a new Digital Innovation Lab; New Kensington’s Corridor of Innovation (Fifth Avenue); K-16 education partnerships; and opportunities to engage Penn State students via research, professional development and more. Millions of external funding dollars have already been invested in developing this collaborative with the goal that it will be a national model for similar communities across the U.S. If successful, the initiative could transform millions of lives.
The Grant Specialist is responsible for the activities of the organization, both before and after the award of grant funds. This position establishes standards and deadlines for proposals, leads the writing of proposals, reviews proposals for completeness, and ensures compliance with organizational and funding agency standards. The Grants Specialist will be responsible for identifying relevant federal and state grant opportunities; including research and writing; coordinating grant application process; maintaining donor/grant databases; and administering post-award requirements.
This position works in coordination with several University offices. The Grant Specialist duties will include, but are not limited to:
- Remain current on funding opportunities, RFPs, FOAs, etc.
- Matching grant opportunities to project needs and capabilities and reviewing opportunities with Nextovation leadership team for decisions to commit resources
- Managing the grant writing process, document capture, and schedule with supporting team
- Writing and organizing high-quality grant proposal narratives, applications, and supporting documents
- Researching, collecting data, and writing proposals
- Working with department managers to compile financials and data
- Managing the proposal submission process, in conjunction with University representatives, to ensure timely submission of all required materials
- Developing and maintaining an annual grant-seeking plan and proposal calendar
- Coordinating and follow-ups on the progress of submitted proposals
- Performing other duties as assigned
- Prepare appropriate reports for all funders and ensure work within deadline and compliance with all contract requirements
- Coordinate with program directors, managers, and principle investigators and prepare appropriate reports
- Collaborate with accounting department to prepare financial budget and ensure adherence to federal and state rules
- Coordinate any federal and state audit requirements on grant related information
- Create, maintain, and track a database of projects / grants and ensure administrative work is completed within deadline and managed according to requirements of each contract / grant
- Typically requires a bachelor’s degree plus four or more years of experience, or a combination of education and experience for a level 2. Two additional years of experience, or a combination of education and experience is needed for a level 3
- Experience in federal and state research and grant writing and post-ward grant/ contract administration and reporting.; higher education and/or technical grant writing and administration experience is a plus
- Ability to collaborate with University representatives from Penn State New Kensington and Penn State University
- Strong research and administrative organization skills
- Evidence of success in obtaining federal and state-funded grant proposals
- Knowledge of the federal and state grant process
- Detail-oriented, organized, deadline-driven
- Clear, precise, and compelling writing skills
- Able to effectively communicate and organize proposal writing process and post-award grant administration
- Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently with purpose and accuracy in a fast-paced environment while coordinating with and organizing inputs from a broad team.
- High proficiency in all areas of Microsoft Office
Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion and belonging that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, and leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity. We value inclusion and belonging as core strengths and essential elements of our public service mission.
Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/2413279
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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Do you want to make a difference in your community? Meet like-minded people? Gain leadership skills? Secure money for your education? Apply today for Compass AmeriCorps!
Compass AmeriCorps members strengthen area nonprofits by providing full-time social services support and English language instruction to newly resettled refugees, immigrants, and international populations. You will be part of a passionate, close-knit team of about 20 members that meets regularly for professional development and community service projects. Applicants should have an interest in working with immigrants and refugees as well as a heart for community service. You will receive a modest living stipend, an education award to go back to school or pay off students loans, health care, mental health support, loan forbearance and interest repayment and childcare for those who are eligible.
This is a one-year contracted position.
Currently, we are specifically recruiting for the following positions: AmeriCorps ELL Instructor, AmeriCorps Intake Specialist, AmeriCorps Mentoring Specialist, AmeriCorps Social Support Navigator/ELL Tutor, AmeriCorps Low-Level ELL Instructor, AmeriCorps ISAC Program Navigator, AmeriCorps Youth Mentoring Program Assistant
To qualify for AmeriCorps, you must be a United States Citizen, United States National, or Lawful Permanent Resident of the United States. Compass AmeriCorps members must have completed at least some college coursework, although a four year degree is preferred for most positions. The Compass AmeriCorps year runs from September to July.
How to Apply:
Deadline: August 31, 2021
You can apply online at bit.ly/CompassAC. Please note that you will need to register and create an application profile in the MyAmeriCorps system.
Coro is recruiting for our 15th class of Public Allies to serve Pittsburgh and Southwestern Pennsylvania!
Coro’s Public Allies is where emerging leaders go to become changemakers. Whether you want to learn how nonprofits work, or want to explore how your passion for social and community justice can become a career, our Americorps program will give you the skills, resources, and connections to do exactly that. We look for candidates who are passionate about creating social change, want to work in their communities to make a difference, and who are open to learn and participate in the nonprofit sector in the region. We truly believe that Everyone Leads, and seek to provide opportunities to a diverse cohort who are eager to explore and learn about themselves as leaders.
We offer a monthly stipend of $1,700, health insurance, child-care subsidies, student loan deferment, and an education award of $6,345 that can go towards higher education or pay-off current loans.
Allies serve in nonprofits and government agencies 4 days a week, attend seminars on Public Allies leadership values and nonprofit professional skills, receive coaching and support from trained staff, and work together to implement a community service project.
Current Placements include: Allegheny Land Trust, Amani Christian CDC, Best of the Batch Foundation, Bible Center Church Oasis Project, Boys & Girls Clubs of Western PA, Brashear Association, Chatham U/Center for Women in Politics, Computer Reach, Environmental Charter School, Fair Housing Project, Friends of the Riverfront, Latino Community Center, Maya Organization, Neighborhood Legal Services, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, Bureau of Police/Community Outreach, POISE Foundation, Reading is FUNdamental, Sustainable Pittsburgh, The Equity | Impact Center, When She Thrives, YMCA Pittsburgh Lighthouse Project, YMCA Pittsburgh Homewood/Brushton, YouthPlaces
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To learn more: https://publicallies.org/pittsburgh/
To apply: https://publicallies.org/be-an-ally/
Questions? Contact us at email@example.com
We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. Program starts September 20, 2021.
Reports to: Managing Assistant to the President
Status: Non-Exempt, Part-Time
This position will assist and support the Music Director with administrative and support tasks to ensure their activities with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) are executed successfully.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Manage and schedule all aspects of the Music Director’s calendar, including:
- Arranging travel and accommodations
- Coordinating and tracking all PSO rehearsals, meetings, concerts, appointments, and special events for Pittsburgh-based performances and activities and PSO touring activities (domestic and international)
- Receiving and coordinating meeting requests across PSO departments
- Arranging and coordinating private receptions (pre-/post-concert) or meetings with donors, artists, and other social connections
- Coordinate personal correspondence, arrange gifts, assist in personal preparation to attend donor events
- Provide exemplary care for the Music Director during visits to Pittsburgh, handling day to day tasks including running errands as needed
Required Education, Experience and Abilities:
- 2-3 years’ experience as an executive or personal assistant
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
- Ability to demonstrate strong knowledge in classical music repertoire and industry
- Exceptional attention to detail
- Highly self-motivated and able to prioritize multiple projects with a high level of energy
- Ability to work flexible hours, which can be include “fulltime” hours (including evenings and weekends during rehearsals and concerts) when the Music Director is in Pittsburgh (approximately 10-11 weeks per year spread over approximately six visits per year) and lighter hours with the ability to respond to needs when the Music Director is outside of Pittsburgh time zone
- Ability to potentially travel for domestic and international PSO touring activities
- Comfortable working across multiple global time zones depending on Music Director’s location
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook (email), Teams (video conferencing), Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and desktop publishing
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Capacity to work under pressure and as a team player
- Valid PA driver’s license
Preferred Education, Experience and Abilities:
- Experience in arts administration, preferably in performing arts
- Ability to work on a computer
- Ability to stand for long periods of time
Pittsburgh Symphony, Inc. (PSI) provides equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, ancestry, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other class or category protected by local, state, or federal law.
The specific statements shown in each section of the description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.
The PSI recognizes that an individual with a disability may require a job modification/ accommodation to enable them to successfully perform a job function. Consideration will be given to such requests. Such requests should be directed to Human Resources.
Renaissance City Choir is seeking board members as we enter our 2021-22 performance season. We are especially interested in candidates with experience in development, marketing, outreach, arts administration, and/or leadership and advocacy in the LGBTQIA+ community.
The board meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month in East Liberty, with additional committee meetings scheduled as needed. Our board members also provide support at performances and fundraising events.
To apply, please forward a brief letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
RCC is western Pennsylvania’s only LGBTQIA+ and allies choral group. We strive to promote a positive image of the LGBTQIA+ community and to be a leading contributor to the cultural life of the tri-state area. We seek to build bridges both within the LGBTQIA+ community, the music community, and with the community at large. Our programming blends challenging contemporary music, commissions of new works, an ambitious traditional repertoire, and music from various world cultures.
We seek to educate, challenge and enlighten both our audiences and our singing membership. We continue to affirm, by example and through song, the worth and dignity of those in our community. Music that is queer-positive and openly supports issues related to human equality and justice is represented at all concerts.