Author: Matthew Ari Jendian, Ph.D.

Recruitment open for Donor Information Specialist with Marjaree Mason Center

Marjaree Mason Center (MMC) is hiring a Donor Information Specialist to be responsible for ensuring the quality of donor records for reporting and donor stewardship. Duties include accurate and timely processing of all donations, regular and ad-hoc reporting, and maintenance of Raiser’s Edge database for the agency. This position will promptly prepare and send all donor acknowledgments and reconcile donations with the Finance Department. Reports to the Director of Development. *Essential Duties:* · Input donations (monetary, in-kind, etc.) and accounts receivable in Raiser’s Edge system; · Produce thank you letters or notes for all donations; · Helps with database driven mailing and records activity using Raiser’s Edge; · Maintain high-degree database accuracy · Create reports and lists as requested by the MMC management team, using database queries; · Record and track donor commitments to MMC and prepare invoicing as required; · Suggests data and process improvement ideas to the Development Director to continuously develop improved procedures and processes; · Assist with the handling of payments related to attendance or donations for MMC events; · Make and answer phone calls as it pertains to fundraising campaigns or recurring donor activity; · Manages records, ensuring the confidentiality of sensitive information. For the complete job description and to apply, visit

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Opportunities for Central Valley CBOs

*Grants Promote High School Completion in Ten States, including California* GradNation Acceleration Grant The GradNation campaign, an initiative of America’s Promise Alliance, is dedicated to raising the national high school graduation rate to 90 percent by 2020 and putting millions more young people on the path to adult success. The GradNation Acceleration Grant will support existing state- and community-level efforts focused on accelerating progress for more young people to attain high school graduation and post-secondary success. Organizations in the following ten states are eligible to apply: California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Washington. Two state organizations and three community organizations will receive $250,000 and $100,000, respectively, over the two-year grant period. The application deadline is November 8, 2017. Visit the GradNation website to review the funding guidelines and submit an online application. *Environmental Marketing Materials Supported* Temper of the Times Foundation Temper of the Times Foundation promotes the use of standard marketing concepts to increase awareness about environmental issues. Recognizing that organizations working to protect the environment often have limited access to paid media, the Foundation provides funds to underwrite advertising designed to promote the conservation and restoration of native wildlife, plants, and ecosystems in the United States. Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 may be used to fund the production of print, radio, or television ads; to pay for advertising space or...

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Expressive Arts Therapy Training in Modesto, Mon, 10/30/2017

Jessica’s House supports grieving children, teens, young adults and families through open-ended free peer group support. We have an exciting workshop with 6 CEUs available coming up October 30th on how to use expressive arts with children and families. This training offers a hands on, structured approach to treating the effects of trauma through arts-based sensory interventions to promote self-regulation. There will be learning surrounding the process of using body-focused and sensory-based language and skills in the process of trauma treatment. Click the link below for ticket info: adolescents-tickets-34332526511 Please pass along this information about the training and the attached flyer to your colleagues, and we look forward to your attendance at this fantastic event. Warmly, Megan Donovan Program Coordinator, Jessica’s House Grief Support for Children, Teens, Young Adults, and their Families (209)250-5396 < (209)%20250-5396>...

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3 Opportunities with Focus Forward

Focus Forward has 3 positions currently open to those previously posted: 1. Advocacy Specialist (PT) 2. Finance Associate (FT) 3. Education and Employment Coordinator (FT) Previously posted position: 1. PREP Placement Social Worker Full job descriptions for the 3 new jobs are attached or available online at: Previously posted positions available at *Joanna Litchenberg, MSW * *Program Manager* *Focus Forward* Office: 559-600-4961 < (559)%20600-4961> Desk: 559-600-4975 < (559)%20600-4975>...

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Call for Spring 2018 Applications for Public Policy Fellowship and Internship

Spring-2018-Call-for-Applications-for-Institute-Fellows.docx Spring-2018-Call-for-Applications-for-Internships.docx If you have a 3.0+ GPA, consider applying for either or both of these opportunities: 1. Public Policy Fellowship 2. Public Policy Internship Both are sponsored by our College of Social Sciences. DEADLINE TO APPLY: October 27, 2017 See attached for the document or visit and to access...

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