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    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 14, 2004
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      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 03/14/2004 10:46 AM -----


      >these were posted on the Philanthropy News Digest jobs listserv...
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      >Posted: March 9, 2004
      >GIS/Cartography Specialist
      >New York-New Jersey Trail Conference
      >Mahwah, New Jersey
      >
      >
      >About Us: Created in 1920 as a federation of member clubs it now
      >represents one hundred thousand hiking enthusiasts in the metro NY-NJ
      >region. Since opening the original section of the Appalachian Trail in
      >1923, our trail network has grown to over 1,600 miles of marked and
      >maintained trails. Our mission is to provide the public with responsible
      >access to open space and, by doing so, help preserve the region's
      >environmental integrity. Our work is supported through membership dues,
      >publication sales, and private donations. In addition, hundreds of
      >volunteers contribute tens of thousands of hours of effort annually. The
      >office is located in Mahwah, New Jersey, 26 miles northeast [sic] of
      >Manhattan, New York.
      >
      >GIS/Cartography Specialist The New York - New Jersey Trail Conference
      >is filling a new position to develop and manage GIS data in support of a
      >broad range of organizational activities including land conservation,
      >trail development and management, environmental monitoring and research,
      >cartographic publications and geo-marketing. In addition to GIS data
      >management and analysis, a significant component of this position
      >requires a highly developed sense of graphic design and visual
      >communications.
      >
      >Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the
      >GIS/Cartography Specialist will be responsible for the development and
      >implementation of procedures and for the integration and maintenance of
      >the spatial data for trail and conservation lands in Northern New Jersey
      >and Southern New York. The position will work closely with other staff,
      >volunteers, and organizational representatives whom produce and use the
      >data.
      >
      >Requirements:
      >
      >A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college with course work in
      >GIS using ArcGIS (ArcView 8.x, 3D Analyst, Spatial Analyst);
      >Graphic arts and communications;
      >Master's degree a plus;
      >Experience using Adobe Illustrator, Avenza Map Publisher, and other
      >tools to produce high quality, user-friendly cartography;
      >Highly motivated, result oriented, and able to plan, organize, develop
      >systems, policies, and procedures to carry out complicated projects on
      >deadlines;
      >Ability to work well with others at various levels, skills and
      >disciplines, particularly volunteers.
      >To Apply:: The Trail Conference offers competitive nonprofit salaries
      >and benefits commensurate with experience. Review of applications will
      >begin in February with an expected start date in March or April 2004.
      >Applications must consist of a resume, the names of three references and
      >your salary requirements or salary history. A portfolio of sample GIS
      >maps and/or images create with ArcView and/or Adobe Illustrator are a
      >plus. For attachments, use plain text or RTF format and use your name as
      >the name of the attachment. Submit applications via e-mail or send by
      >mail to:
      >
      >Personnel, NY-NJ Trail Conference, 156 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ
      >07430. (No telephone calls please. A notice when the position is filled
      >will be posted at <>www.nynjtc.org/employees. ) <>www.nynjtc.org
      >office@...
      >
      >Ramon McMillan
      >Administrative Assistant
      >New York-New Jersey Trail Conference
      >156 Ramapo Valley Road
      >Mahwah, NJ 07430
      >Fax: (201) 512-9012
      >E-mail: office@...
      >URL: http://www.nynjtc.org
      >
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      >
      >Posted: March 9, 2004
      >Community Engagement Manager
      >Friends of the High Line
      >New York, New York
      >
      >
      >Friends of the High Line (FHL) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
      >that works to preserve the High Line, an out-of-use elevated rail line
      >on Manhattan's West Side, for reuse as public open space.
      >
      >FHL seeks to build on its foundation as a grass-roots, community-based
      >organization through the planning, implementation, and management of an
      >innovatively designed, creatively run community engagement program.
      >
      >Primary responsibilities of the Community Engagement Manager: Oversee
      >creation of community engagement program that sets new standards for the
      >field and is as innovative and creative as the High Line project as a
      >whole, including:
      >
      >Create and manage programs and events that engage community members in
      >development of a design master plan for the High Line (now to Winter
      >2004/5, in coordination with design team and project manager);
      >Create and manage programs and events that build community engagement
      >with the High Line project as a whole prior the start of construction;
      >Attend all meetings of relevant community groups (often evenings);
      >Develop strategy for engaging active participation of lower income,
      >minority, and senior community residents in design, programming, and
      >operating decisions;
      >Oversee and expand volunteer program, including volunteer management in
      >public programs such as street fairs and events (often weekends or
      >evenings).
      >Desired Experience for Community Engagement Manager:
      >
      >Three years' experience in community outreach and engagement, with
      >emphasis on mobilizing lower income and minority groups;
      >Familiarity with community-building in lower-income and/or publicly
      >subsidized housing complexes;
      >Development and management of volunteer programs.
      >Salary: Commensurate with experience.
      >
      >FHL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates
      >encouraged to apply.
      >
      >To Apply: No phone calls, please. Send resume and cover letter via
      >postal mail and/or e-mail to address provided.
      >
      >Rick Little
      >Operations Manager
      >Friends of the High Line
      >430 West 14th Street, Suite 304
      >New York, NY 10014
      >Fax: (212) 206-9118
      >E-mail: rick@...
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      >Posted: March 5, 2004
      >Campaign Organizer
      >New York Civic Participation Project
      >New York, New York
      >
      >
      >The New York Civic Participation Project (NYCPP), a project of La
      >Fuente a Tri-State Worker and Community Fund, is a join initiative of
      >labor unions and community organizations that promotes immigrant and
      >worker rights through engaging union members in community organizing.
      >
      >The NYCPP was initiated by SEIU Local 32BJ, HERE Local 100, AFSCME DC
      >37, Make the Road by Walking and the National Employment Law Project.
      >The NYCPP also works closely with other union, community, and city-wide
      >partners.
      >
      >The project engages immigrant union members in civic participation
      >through several different, interlocking and escalating campaigns of
      >social, political, and economic concern to low-wage immigrant workers.
      >The Project builds grassroots partnerships and political power bases
      >with community organizations, immigrant advocates, religious groups,
      >worker centers, and others, to advance worker justice, immigrant rights,
      >and community services. The Project supports existing alliances and
      >campaigns across the City and identifies and promotes local and national
      >policies that benefit immigrant low-wage workers and their communities.
      >
      >The goal of the project is to develop long-term political and social
      >alliances that foster sustainable civic participation and real political
      >power for immigrant workers. The NYCPP is currently working with
      >immigrant communities in Washington Heights (Upper Manhattan), Bushwick
      >(Brooklyn), the South Bronx, Corona, Elmhurst, Woodside, and Jackson
      >Heights (Queens).
      >
      >The Campaign Organizer will be a central part of the organizing team.
      >She/he will work with the other organizers and the Executive Director to
      >implement a city-wide campaigns and strategy that bring together key
      >groups and communities around a pro-worker/pro-immigrant agenda in New
      >York City. Working with the Project staff, she/he will also develop
      >programs that support the Project's long-term goal of political
      >activism, civic participation, and leadership development in working
      >class immigrant communities in New York City.
      >
      >The Lead Organizer will:
      >
      >Develop campaign strategy;
      >Develop campaign workplans and timelines;
      >Create strategic partnerships at the community and city-wide levels;
      >Train and guide field organizers to do campaign work in specific
      >neighborhoods;
      >Develop a leadership development program that connects to the Project's
      >campaign work;
      >Create community education programs, materials and issues training
      >materials.
      >Qualifications:
      >
      >Prior union organizing experience preferably as a team / campaign
      >leader; or
      >At least three years' community organizing experience; or some
      >combination of both;
      >Experience in team building and developing new organizing initiatives
      >including strategy and specific workplans;
      >Excellent writing and presentation skills;
      >Hands-on experience with labor and immigrant rights issues and
      >organizations;
      >Strategic thinker and good communicator;
      >Fluency in English and Spanish is required; and
      >Strong commitment and passion for labor and immigrant rights.
      >Salary: Up to $45,000 depending on experience with excellent benefits
      >package.
      >
      >The NYCPP is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women,
      >LGBT, and people of color are encouraged to apply.
      >
      >To Apply: E-mail or fax a cover letter and resume to:
      >
      >Gouri Sadhwani
      >Executive Director
      >New York Civic Participation Project
      >101 Avenue of the Americas, 18th Floor
      >New York, NY 10013
      >Fax: (212) 599-2858
      >E-mail: gsadhwani@...
      >
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