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  • Yukiko Akamatsu
    Hello everyone, Here is a current opening with our agency. Please post/spread widely. Thank you! Yukiko Akamatsu Finance/HR Manager Eastside Domestic Violence
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 28, 2011
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      Hello everyone,

      Here is a current opening with our agency. Please post/spread widely.
      Thank you!

      Yukiko Akamatsu
      Finance/HR Manager
      Eastside Domestic Violence Program

      Reports to: Development Director
      Hours: 40 hours per week, schedule varies. Work hours are primarily
      Monday-Friday between 9:00AM-5:00PM with some evening and weekend
      Salary Range: Starts at $35,000 - $37,000 annually, Benefits Included
      Classification: Regular, Exempt; N5 Responsibility Level
      Start Date: When filled

      Eastside Domestic Violence Program (EDVP)'s Vision
      Domestic violence is a human rights issue. EDVP envisions a world in
      which every person lives in a safe environment, free from oppression and
      with the opportunity to thrive.

      EDVP's Mission is to end domestic violence by changing individual,
      institutional and societal beliefs, attitudes and behaviors that
      perpetuate it. To achieve this we will work with the community to:
      * PROVIDE services in East and North King County to people, primarily
      women and children, who have experienced physical, emotional or sexual
      * PREVENT domestic violence through advocacy, education and support.

      OVERVIEW OF DEPARTMENT: The Resource Development Department is a
      five-person development team consisting of a Development Director,
      Resource Development Assistant Director, Special Events Manager,
      Resource Coordinator; part-time Administrative Assistant and contracted
      Web Consultant. This is a highly effective, results-driven fun team.

      The agency's annual budget is approximately $2.9 million and EDVP has 35
      full-time equivalent staff members and 10 part-time equivalent staff
      members. Roughly 40% of the annual budgeted revenue is the
      responsibility of the Resource Development Team. The rest comes from a
      variety of government-funded contracts and United Way. The 2011 goal is
      to raise $972,500. The board and staff are strongly committed to
      increasing revenues in order to provide programs, services, staff
      compensation and to address other needs.

      OVERVIEW OF POSITION: The Special Events Manager is responsible for
      planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating EDVP fundraising
      events. In 2011 the goal is to raise $487,500. In carrying out these
      responsibilities the Special Events Manager coordinates strategies and
      events with other department/agency efforts to increase awareness and
      financial support for Eastside Domestic Violence Program.

      I Special Events:
      * Coordinate the agency's special events, including the Auction and Safe
      Passage Breakfast
      -- Manage budgets, sponsor paperwork, audience development, committee
      and volunteers to reach each specific goal
      -- Facilitate and attend committee meetings, take all notes and send out
      meeting reminders one week prior to the meeting
      -- Recruit, coordinate, manage and support volunteers for events and
      -- With committee and board, coordinate and grow team captains, table
      captains and guests for events
      -- Update and manage the timeline for each event - provide monthly and
      weekly status updates to the team, committee and board to assure event
      is on schedule
      -- Update and manage the budget for each event including revenue and
      ------Responsible for invoicing and making payments in a timely manner
      --Maintain and keep track of all event RSVP's
      -- Organize logistics i.e. sites, vendors, food, decorations,
      lighting/sound, speakers, etc.
      -- Evaluate all events and make recommendations for improvements
      * Support and grow Third Party fundraising events involving outside
      organizations with special attention to Cycle the WAVE
      -- Be creative and proactive on bringing in new Third Party events and
      update Events Calendar
      -- Grow Cycle the WAVE by adding more Pedal Partners
      * Work closely with staff, event chairs, board members, volunteers,
      guilds and donors
      * Prepare correspondence, information packets, sponsorship and
      underwriting requests as needed
      * Respond in a professional and timely manner to inquiries
      * Develop print concepts, event marketing, coordinate production,
      mailings, etc.
      * Responsible for events related data management
      * Fundraising and community outreach
      * Additional duties as requested

      II Other:
      * Assist the Development Director in preparing annual resource
      development plans for current and future years
      * Be creative with new ideas to grow events, raise funds and increase
      * Assist in United Way workplace campaigns
      * Public speaking on behalf of the agency
      * Represent Development Director as requested in meetings and
      * Provide supervisory support to volunteers in the Resource Development
      * Attend training opportunities
      * Attend department and agency staff meetings
      * Participate in general office maintenance and upkeep
      * Additional duties as requested

      I Requirements:
      * B.A. in Public Relations, Marketing, Project Management or related
      * Minimum 2 years development/fund raising/sales experience, paid or
      * Previous auction experience highly preferred
      * Strong working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and
      Power Point
      * Strong working knowledge of databases, preferably Auction Maestro Pro
      and eTapestry
      * Builds strong relationships with both internal and external stake
      holders and at all levels within an organization
      * Self-motivated and results driven
      * Excellent verbal and written communications skills
      * Creative, progressive and forward thinking
      * Highly organized, detail oriented and able to handle multiple
      * Good public speaking skills
      * Commitment to the agency's mission, philosophy and goals
      * Ability to coordinate and work cooperatively with others
      * Ability to be flexible, work effectively as part of a team, and
      commitment to embracing diversity and respecting individual differences
      * Professional manner and appearance
      * Valid Washington State drivers license, private transportation,
      liability insurance and good driving record
      * Pass background check

      II Agency Values: EDVP's employees are made of people who believe
      passionately about the value of this work and take personal
      responsibility for bringing success to the agency. EDVP's team spirit
      is, at its core, made up these values:

      * Leadership: EDVP is a leader in the domestic violence movement, using
      experienced and cutting-edge approaches that transform lives and foster
      future leaders.
      * Respect and Dignity: EDVP believes that every person, whether it's the
      survivors we serve, our volunteers or our staff, has value, deserves
      respect and has inherent dignity.
      * Justice: EDVP is part of and connected to a larger movement to end all
      types of oppression and violence.
      * Empowerment: EDVP provides access to options and opportunities for
      survivors, AND we believe that survivors have the inherent ability to
      thrive and are capable of making their own decisions.
      * Equality: Everyone deserves to be safe from domestic violence,
      regardless of their background and access to resources.
      * Passion & Commitment: We are deeply committed to ending domestic
      violence and approach our efforts with passion.
      * Professionalism: Our staff and volunteers are highly knowledgeable and
      skilled in the domestic violence arena, value each other, create a
      supportive work environment, and conduct themselves professionally at
      all times.
      * Education: We believe that education is one of the best tools we have
      to prevent domestic violence from occurring today and in the future.

      TO APPLY:
      * Call EDVP job line at (425) 562-8840, ext. 402, to request an
      application packet or visit www.edvp.org to download an application
      packet and background history check form.
      * Please return your cover letter, resume, completed agency application
      form and background history check form to:

      Eastside Domestic Violence Program
      ATTN: Human Resources
      P.O. Box 6398
      Bellevue, WA 98008-0398
      FAX: (425) 649-0752

      * If all four application parts are not turned in, application will not
      be considered.
      * Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    • Kirsten Franklin
      Please share this job opportunity widely.  Thanks!   Job Title: State Program Specialist Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service Job
      Message 2 of 2 , Mar 3, 2011
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        Please share this job opportunity widely.  Thanks!


        Job Title: State Program Specialist

        Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service

        Job Announcement Number: CNS-11-050-446252


        $41,389.00 - $57,665.00 /year

        OPEN PERIOD:

        Thursday, March 03, 2011 to Wednesday, March 16, 2011

        SERIES & GRADE:



        Full Time Excepted Service Permanent




        1 vacancy - Seattle , WA


        US Citizens and Status Candidates


        The incumbent will manage a portfolio of AmeriCorps*VISTA and Senior Corps projects for the state of Alaska and will be an active participant in furthering the mission and goals of the Corporation.  Primary responsibilities will include:
        • Assisting current and potential program partners with planning, designing, and submitting grant applications for Corporation support that are consistent with Corporation guidance;
        • Assuring that portfolio records are well organized and compliant with office requirements;
        • Annually reviews, promotes and implements Corporation program guidance and directives with grantees, sponsors and key partners;
        • Recording project status activities in the project management systems (eGrants and eSpans);
        • Reviewing and evaluating project operations, including on-site monitoring and progress report review and feedback;
        • Providing support to various training programs associated with AmeriCorps* VISTA and Senior Corps project management;
        • Assisting with promoting national service programs and activities to public and private sector entities;
        • Leveraging non-Corporation resources through the AmeriCorps* VISTA cost-share program, and assisting Senior Corps grantees in securing non-Federal resources; and,
        • Assisting with a variety of administrative requirements.

        To apply and for more information about the position, visit:





        Kirsten Franklin-Temple

        Alaska-Washington State Director

        Corporation for National & Community Service

        915 2nd Avenue - suite 3190

        Seattle, WA   98174

        office phone:  206.220.7733

        fax: 206.553.4415


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