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Posting Date: 04/19/2018
Position: Economic Development Director
Company: City of University Heights

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for co-development, planning, implementation, and coordination of the City's economic development program.
  • Responsible for business retention, business attraction, expansion, and redevelopment with special emphasis on the city's existing economic districts, especially University Square, Cedar-Taylor, and Cedar Center.
  • Work as a team with Community Development Coordinator and the Mayor in helping realize the vision of expanded business districts and targeting areas for redevelopment.
  • Work with developers, elected and appointed officials, business owners, and the general public.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 04/12/2018
Position: Communications & Outreach Specialist
Company: Fair Housing Center for Rights & Research

Fair Housing Center for Rights & Research (formerly known as the Housing Research & Advocacy Center) is accepting applications for a full-time Communications & Outreach Specialist. The Fair Housing Center is a not-for-profit fair housing organization whose mission is to protect and expand fair housing rights, eliminate housing discrimination, and promote integrated communities.

Responsibilities and Duties:

The Communications & Outreach Specialist is responsible for conducting fair housing education and outreach activities. The Communications & Outreach Specialist reports directly to the Director of Outreach & Education.
  • Work with website design firm to design a new website on a new platform
  • Create and maintain content for a dynamic website
  • Manage event planning activities, including but not limited to: event promotion, setup, registrations, production of materials and day-of coordination
  • Manage and lead outreach efforts to a wide variety of audiences, including: cultivating community partnerships to identify new outreach opportunities, attending community outreach events, and maintaining records of outreach activities
  • Represent The Fair Housing Center at community meetings and events
  • Seek out and offer engaging content for e-newsletters, social media, and fair housing blog
  • Proof read and edit documents as needed
  • Assist with fund development as needed
  • Work with Education & Outreach team on an overall outreach and communications plan
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge about fair housing and related laws

Application Deadline: April 30th, 2018

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Posting Date: 04/10/2018
Position: Analyst for Tax and Revenue Policy
Company: Congressional Budget Office

CBO’s Tax Analysis Division is seeking an analyst with an interest in tax research to join its revenue-estimating staff. The Tax Analysis Division is responsible for forecasting federal revenues as part of CBO’s baseline budget projections. It is also responsible for providing the Congress with analysis and evaluation of the effects of past and proposed changes to federal tax policies.
 
The analyst will develop quantitative models to use in those efforts. The analyst will also conduct empirical research on federal tax policy, undertaking short-term analyses of current legislative proposals and preparing studies for CBO. The position requires facility with quantitative work, including economic modeling and budget tracking, and it involves regular contact with staff members in the legislative and executive branches. 
 
Qualifications
The successful candidate must have an advanced degree in economics, public policy, or a related field; a strong background in economics; quantitative analytical experience in economics, tax policy, or a closely related field; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; the ability to initiate and complete projects independently and as a team member; and a desire to work on issues of current and potential legislative interest to the Congress. Prior experience in tax policy is preferred but not required.
 
Candidate must have passed, or be able to pass, a Tier 2 (public trust) investigation, which includes a credit check. A higher-level security clearance may be accepted instead.  
 
Application Deadline: There is no deadline, however this position may be closed anytime after April 23rd, 2018. 
 

Posting Date: 04/03/2018
Position: Program Manager
Company: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis

The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis is seeking to hire a full-time program manager in its Cleveland headquarters office.
 
IEEFA’s mission is to accelerate the transition to a diverse, sustainable and profitable energy economy. The Institute’s work combines top-notch financial analysis, a deep understanding of energy economics, and a commitment to training environmental advocates and attorneys to understand and use the information IEEFA provides. IEEFA’s research, daily news and commentary are posted at www.ieefa.org. IEEFA has played a key role in the transition away from using coal-fired power to generate electricity in the U.S., in exposing the financial vulnerabilities of the Dakota Access pipeline and other pipelines, and in making the financial case for divestment from the coal industry and investment in renewable energy in the U.S. and around the world. 
 
IEEFA’s headquarters office provides support to a team of professionals in several cities in the U.S. and in Australia, the United Kingdom, the Philippines, and Hong Kong.
 
Duties include planning and logistics for IEEFA’s annual three-day Energy Finance conference in New York City. Additional duties include grants management, reports production, website assistance, and participation in dissemination of IEEFA’s research to the media, policy-makers, and financial analysts. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree and at least three years of relevant experience.
 
Responsibilities:
 
The position is full –time and located our Cleveland headquarters office. This is a newly-created position, designed to provide support for our growing organization, which began operations as an independent non-profit in 2013.
 
The program manager will report to the executive director and work closely with the operations director.
 
Application Deadline: N/A
 

Posting Date: 03/30/2018
Position: Research Associate
Company: Meeting of the Minds

Meeting of the Minds is looking for a Part-time Research Associate to help manage and curate our live events, identify emerging trends, conduct interviews with potential speakers and innovators, write reports, and build our programs. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in urban planning/policy, sustainability, and events, as well as a talent for research and writing. The Research Associate will also assist with grant proposal writing, project management, and managing relationships with partners and sponsors. Candidates must have experience navigating the public, private, non-profit, academic, and philanthropic sectors, as well as a deep understanding of the interrelationships between the technology industry, civic technology ecosystem, and the relevant communities/networks interested in the future of sustainable and smart cities. Meeting of the Minds employees work remotely, and interested candidates must have demonstrated success in non-traditional, digital work environments. This position reports to the Executive Director and is 20 hours per week. Occasional travel for conferences.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Executive Director to curate sessions and identify speakers for live events
  • Research and identify global best practices and trends
  • Interview leaders in urban sustainability, innovation and technology
  • Onboard, manage, and prepare speakers for live events
  • Project management
  • Literature review and roadmap project
  • Assist in grant proposal writing
  • Assist in managing sponsors and partners
  • Possibly facilitate workshops as needed
Application Deadline: Friday, April 6th, 2018
 

Posting Date: 03/29/2018
Position: Planner
Company: Eastgate Regional Council of Governments

Eastgate, a Regional Council of Governments and Metropolitan Planning Organization, is seeking a full time Planner to contribute to the development of a variety of community and regional planning work including but not limited to comprehensive, strategic, and implementation plans. The Planner will work in a team environment with staff members from various disciplines and will be responsible for performing a range of community and comprehensive planning functions. The employee will be supervised by the Director of Planning. 

Responsibilities:

  • Collecting, analyzing, and synthesizing data for comprehensive plans.
  • Writing sections of reports, planning documents, and other related documents.
  • Developing strategic actions and implementation steps.
  • Assisting with public engagement, outreach activities, and implementation of comprehensive goals, objectives, policies, strategies, and projects.
  • Working in a team environment with staff members from various disciplines and communities.
  • Coordinating with elected officials, policymakers, administrative staff, planning commission members and other authorities. 
Application Deadline: N/A
 

Posting Date: 03/27/2018
Position: Health Analyst
Company: Congressional Budget Office

The Congressional Budget Office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress. CBO’s Budget Analysis Division seeks an analyst for its Low-Income Health Programs and Prescription Drugs Cost Estimates Unit to focus primarily on federal health programs that operate through private markets for health insurance—including employment-based insurance plans and health insurance marketplaces established under the Affordable Care Act.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Congressional staff during the development of federal health care policy
  • Prepare multiyear spending projections for federal health programs
  • Analyze the Administration’s budget proposals
  • Prepare cost estimates for legislation involving, for example, financing or delivery of health care, federal programs operating through private markets, federal regulation of health insurance coverage, and federal assistance to pay for insurance coverage.

Application Deadline: April 16th, 2018

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Posting Date: 03/22/2018
Position: Data Analyst
Company: Jumpstart

JumpStart is a non-profit venture development organization that unlocks the full potential of diverse and ambitious entrepreneurs to economically transform entire communities. We provide a combination of funding and high-impact assistance for entrepreneurs and small business owners while also managing the Northeast Ohio ESP Network, a collaborative group of entrepreneurial support organizations located throughout Northeast Ohio. JumpStart has also built a national reputation as a champion for greater diversity—winning numerous awards, including the 2017 Ohio Martin Luther King Jr. Economic Opportunity Award, for our strong commitment to economic inclusion. We strive to find new ways to connect with entrepreneurs and small business owners in traditionally underserved communities, and we also believe in creating/maintaining a diverse internal team to maximize our own performance as an organization. Thus, we are actively seeking candidates who will bring racial, ethnic and/or gender diversity to this role. 

The Data Analyst is responsible for data management and reporting in support of both internal processes and external publications. Collecting, verifying and analyzing and reporting performance metrics is an essential function within JumpStart. As a venture development 
organization that has many strategic and philanthropic partnerships and supporters, data gathering, and reporting is essential to demonstrating the impact and effectiveness of our work. 
 
Application Deadline: N/A
 

Posting Date: 03/21/2018
Position: Program Recruiter
Company: Passages

Responsibilities:

The majority of the Program Recruiter’s time will be spent directly interacting with prospective clients and their support systems. These relationships should result in generating program inquiries, as well as, increased enrollment numbers within our programming.
  • Develop relationships with potential clients within neighborhoods and communities, as well as, within a variety of community organizations, community centers, training centers, resource fairs, career fairs, general solicitation)
  • Informs potential clients of available programming and resources within our organization.
  • Conducts one on one conversations and presentations with the intent of generating leads of high quality prospective clients
  • Generates client leads by developing partnerships in the community
  • Must be comfortable cold calling and selling the value of the organization and our programs
  • Manage, organize, and supports events, meetings, and other activities to promote the organization and our programs to potential clients
  • Maintain current database of contacts, events and relevant information
  • Attend appropriate communications meetings and management meetings, and regularly meets for check ins
  • Provides daily, weekly, monthly reports on leads generated and lead conversion 
Application Deadline: N/A
 
 

Posting Date: 03/19/2018
Position: Community Planner/GIS Analyst
Company: City of Safety Harbor

Under the general direction of the Community Development Director, or designee. Performs responsible work in the interpretation and application of community planning activities in the Community Development Department in accordance with City ordinance and Departmental policies. Responsibilities include organizing and conducting community research and reports. Work is performed with considerable, professional independence. Work is reviewed through reports, observations, and obtained results.
 
Application Deadline: March 30, 2018
 

Posting Date: 03/12/2018
Position: Executive Director
Company: Grassroots Grantmakers

Grassroots Grantmakers is seeking an Executive Director to lead its national membership of funders, community-based organizations, grassroots leaders, and other who share its values and are committed to the mission reflected in its “We Begin with Residents” motto. Network members are deeply committed to the belief that what everyday people do together in their own communities is the foundation for building and sustaining strong communities. The Executive Director position, which offers a great deal of work flexibility, is currently 20 hours a week.
 
Application Deadline: March 12, 2018
 

Posting Date: 03/12/2018
Position: Program Officer
Company: Enterprise Community Partners

The Program Officer provides full program management and administrative support for the Cuyahoga County Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Coalition. This position will lead marketing; volunteer recruitment, training and retention; site coordinator communications and raining; oversee site operations and quality reviews for 21 VITA sites; Super Saturday events and mobile site leadership; and coordinates monthly/quarterly/annual reporting. The position requires strong administrative, organizing, communication, and writing skills, the ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with limited supervision, desire to work in a team environment with a diverse group of team members, and a pro-active energized approach to work. The position reports to the Senior Director for Income and Opportunity in Cleveland.

Application Deadline: N/A


Posting Date: 03/09/2018
Position: Downtown Development Specialist
Company: City of Paducah, KY

Paducah is looking for a champion. To build upon the success of our Main Street program, we are searching for a Downtown Development Specialist (Main Street Director) who can push forward a program repeatedly listed as a top Main Street in the nation, including winner of the 2010 Great American Main Street Award. Paducah, Kentucky’s next Main Street director will be working with a dynamic, fully-engaged Board of Directors and the supportive staff of the City of Paducah Department of Planning.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in recruiting and retaining artists and businesses, developing downtown living and creating the place of first choice for artists, business-owners, residents, investors; and consumers
  • Experience in marketing, public relations and membership development
  • Significant and proven leadership skills. Is visionary, trustworthy, diplomatic, understanding and innovative with high energy level
  • Excellent organizational development, interpersonal, marketing, communication, administration and personnel management skills
  • Success at fund development, including knowledge of and success in attracting foundation and corporate grants; ability to identify, steward and solicit individual donors

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 03/09/2018
Position: Part-Time Program Leader
Company: After-School All-Stars Cleveland

ASAS Cleveland is seeking part-time Program Leaders to work directly with elementary and middle school students in an engaging after-school program. Program Leaders must be energetic, youthfocused, and passionate about providing high quality programming to Cleveland youth. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a great personality, passionate about serving youth in an educational setting, with the ability to engage with K – 8 students. The Program Leader’s mission is to ensure that youth have a positive and fun after-school experience, and are crucial to a successful afterschool program.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 03/07/2018
Position: Community Involvement Americorps VISTA Volunteer
Company: Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization

In partnership with DSCDO’s Community Involvement Staff, the Community Involvement VISTA will work towards DSCDO’s goals through:

  • Participating with residents in ongoing dialogue around their vision for their community.
  • Support DSCDO staff who are in the process of implementing Southwest Plan projects and objectives (e.g. parks, greenspaces).
  • Building 1:1 relationships with resident leaders.
  • Working with Community Involvement staff, help generate volunteers to door knock the Southwest area to distribute information to residents.
  • Working with Community Involvement staff, research, experiment with and implement new community engagement techniques to increase the number of residents interacting with DSCDO.
  • Gain familiarity with job training and placement programs.
  • Gain familiarity with asset building programs.
  • Utilize metrics to track whether an increasing number of residents participate in programs.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2018

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Posting Date: 03/06/2018
Position: Executive Director
Company: Project Healthy Community

We are seeking an Executive Director for Project Heathy Community. The position is full time and salaried. Compensation and fringe benefits will be dependent on qualifications and competitive with the S.E. Michigan community of non-profits.

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to the mission and objectives of PHC with demonstrated concern for people and community
  • Embrace the concept of a multi-ethnic, inter-racial, and inter-faith based community organization whose mission is to help those in-need with a focus on enhancing health through education and nutrition.
  • Minimum bachelors’ preferable Master’s degree
  • Minimum of 3 experience in not for profit executive director or assistant executive director role including business management, short and long range planning, and obtaining corporate and foundation grants.
  • Have knowledge and experience in fund raising techniques including major gifting, events and bequeaths.

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Posting Date: 03/01/2018
Position: Fellowship Program
Company: Ohio Legislative Service Commission (LSC)

The Ohio Legislative Service Commission (LSC) is seeking applicants for the 2019 Legislative and Telecommunications Fellowship Program. The LSC Legislative and Telecommunications Fellowship Program is a professional, 13-month, paid fellowship that offers college graduates an unparalleled opportunity to work with the Ohio General Assembly. Applicants to the program must have at least a bachelor's degree by December of 2018. The Legislative Fellowship Program welcomes all majors and prior political experience is not required. Telecommunications Fellowship Program applicants must have a related degree or comparable video production experience. Fellows receive full state of Ohio employee benefits and are paid $31,200 per year, with the opportunity to earn a $2,000 bonus.

Application Deadline: Legislative applications are due by 04/01/2018 and Telecommunications applications are due by 04/30/2018

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Posting Date: 02/26/2018
Position: AmeriCorps VISTA Member
Company: Campus District, Inc.

Campus District, Inc. (CDI) is a non-profit community development corporation serving the eastern half of downtown Cleveland. It is home to the Superior Arts District and our three anchor institutions: Cleveland State University, Cuyahoga Community College Metro Campus and St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. The Campus District is a very diverse neighborhood with over 2,000 college student residents, 300+ artists and young professionals, 600 men and women in two homeless shelters, and 2,000 low-income families in public housing. CDI works to connect people to resources and to one another to make positive change at the personal and neighborhood level.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience) in social work, urban studies, human services, non-profit administration, communications or related field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Possess an entrepreneurial, creative, and solution-oriented approach to issues
  • Strong planning and organizational skills and the ability to think strategically in the design and execution of projects

Application Deadline: March 23, 2018 at 4:00 pm

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Posting Date: 02/22/2018
Position: Executive Director
Company: Friends of Creamer's Field

The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for leading the overall strategic direction and operation of Friends of Creamer's Field. The ED oversees all staff, programs and expansion, and ensures alignment with Friends of Creamer's Field's mission. Friends of Creamer's Field was formed in 1990 and is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.
 
Application Deadline: March 19, 2018 

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Posting Date: 02/16/2018
Position: Analyst - Valuation and Advisory
Company: Newmark Knight Frank

Under direct supervision, assist in the collection and analysis of data for senior staff to use in order to formulate an opinion of the market value of real estate for the purposes of dispute resolution, mortgage underwriting, acquisition/disposition, portfolio analysis and estate purposes.
 
Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 02/09/2018
Position: AmeriCorps VISTA 
Company: MidTown Cleveland, Inc.

MidTown Cleveland, Inc. is seeking a motivated, resourceful, and strategic AmeriCorps VISTA member to join our team for the 2018-2019 year. The MidTown VISTA will help sustain Cleveland’s renaissance and economic growth by creating access for Cleveland residents to job opportunities in a historically disadvantaged area in the urban core. The primary goal of MidTown’s Hire Local project is to expand economic opportunity and connect MidTown’s growing employment base to residents experiencing high unemployment and poverty by facilitating job placements and connections to wraparound resources.

The VISTA will establish a Hire Local strategy and community organizing plan to empower area residents with social capital, expanding their networks to nearby opportunities and reducing their transportation burden. In conjunction with MTC’s newly formed Community Connections board committee, the VISTA will crystallize hire local strategies, integrate best practices for community engagement and develop action plans. The desired end result is poverty reduction through the employment and retention of residents with local companies that provide career trajectories and wage growth. 
 
Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 02/06/2018
Position: Opportunity Corridor Project Manager
Company: Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc.

The Opportunity Corridor Project Manager will oversee efforts to maximize the community benefit of the Opportunity Corridor. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, day-to-day tasks associated with land assembly; fostering linkages to economic growth opportunities for residents of the surrounding neighborhoods; supporting job retention and expansion of local existing employers; and, community outreach and awareness for project-related activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and negotiate the purchase of properties located in strategic development areas, assist in resolving title and/or other issues in the process, manage closings, and oversee the work of consultants, as necessary
  • Lead and/or provide assistance on real estate development projects located within the Opportunity Corridor, including, but not limited to, planning, pursuit of funding opportunities, garnering local approvals, reporting, promotion, coordination of community meetings, and managing consultants
  • Assist in the job growth opportunities within the corridor and maintain knowledge of and administer available economic development programs and incentives
  • Serve as primary representative of the agency in project meetings with key public and private partners
  • Assist in the management and administration of community revitalization initiatives; and
  • Other duties as assigned

Application Deadline: Monday, February 12, 2018 at 4:00 PM

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Posting Date: 02/06/2018
Position: Real Estate Development Specialist
Company: Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc.

The Real Estate Development Specialist will assist in advancing the agency’s real estate development goals, primarily in the Central and Kinsman neighborhoods of Cleveland.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and/or provide assistance on real estate development projects, including, but not limited to, planning, conducting feasibility analyses of potential projects, performing property research and acquisition, assisting with the creation and management of real estate development and operating budgets, pursuing funding opportunities, garnering local approvals, reporting, promoting, managing consultants, and coordinating of community meetings
  • Assist entrepreneurs and new and established businesses with technical assistance, as well as referrals to economic development resources available from public and private partner agencies
  • As the point of contact for assigned development activities, execute development strategies, foster and track project milestones and manage relationships with project consultants to garner obligatory deliverables
  • Assist in the management and administration of other community revitalization initiatives; and
  • Other duties as assigned

Application Deadline: Monday, February 12, 2018 at 4:00 PM

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Posting Date: 02/01/2018
Position: Program Leader
Company: After-School All-Stars Cleveland

ASAS Cleveland is seeking part-time Program Leaders to work directly with elementary and middle school students in an engaging after-school program. Program Leaders must be energetic, youth-focused, and passionate about providing high quality programming to Cleveland youth. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a great personality, passionate about serving youth in an educational setting, with the ability to engage with K – 8 students. The Program Leader’s mission is to ensure that youth have a positive and fun after-school experience, and are crucial to a successful after-school program.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 01/04/2017
Position: Tree Corp
Company: Tree Care Industry Association

Tree Corps Crew Members are responsible for attending weekly classroom trainings covering an in-depth range of arboriculture skills in combination with a hands-on learning/work environment. Crew Members will gain arboriculture experience while working at job sites in and around the Cleveland area performing such functions as pruning, mulching, watering, planting, fertilizing, and performing root collar excavations.  Crew Members will participate in and support community tree planting projects and interface with residents, volunteers and community members using tree care best practices.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2018 at 5:00PM

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Posting Date: 12/19/2017
Position: Management Intern
Company: City of Phoenix Management Intern Program

The City of Phoenix looking for a diverse group of applicants for their 2018-19 Management Intern positions. Information about the program is available  at phoenix.gov/interns.
 
As one of the oldest, most respected municipal internships in the U.S., the City of Phoenix Management Intern Program is designed to attract, develop and retain innovative people in local government. Established in 1950, the City of Phoenix offers a one-year internship to individuals who have earned or completed coursework for a master's degree in public administration, business administration, or related field. The 69th class of the City of Phoenix Management Intern program will begin on June 25, 2018.
 
The 2018-19 Management Intern salary is $44,678 plus a comprehensive benefit package including a moving allowance for candidates residing outside metro Phoenix. Historically, two to three candidates have been selected annually.

Application Deadline: January 22, 2018

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Posting Date: 11/28/2017
Position: Administrative Project Leader
Company: City of Bay Village

The Administrative Project Leader manages and undertakes a range of project research, analysis, reporting, implementation and administrative activities to support the development and delivery of projects primarily in support of the Mayor and secondarily in support of the Council and Law Director.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 11/15/2017
Position: Conservation Funding Associate (Grant Writer)
Company: Western Reserve Land Conservancy

The Conservation Funding Associate (CFA) assists with efforts to secure public funding for strategic land acquisitions and conservation easement purchases, as well as other related projects for the Conservation and Thriving Communities teams. This includes identifying, writing and submitting grant applications to local, state, federal and public-private partnership sources and coordinating with partnering organizations. The highest priority for the associate will be in proposal preparation (research and writing). In addition, the CFA will assist with researching and identifying new sources of funding and may also be responsible for grant management for funded projects, which includes tracking grant requirements, maintaining accurate records, and coordinating activities across multiple projects. Finally, the CFA may be called upon to fulfill additional land protection-related duties. The CFA is a member of the Conservation team, but at times may work between departments as instructed by the Conservation Funding Manager, in helping to coordinate with the Development team on specific land protection projects requiring fundraising assistance and/or other grant applications.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 11/14/2017
Position: Heap Intake Specialist
Company: Metro West Community Development Organization

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct face-to-face interviews with customers seeking financial assistance for utility bills.
  • Assist clients with the intake process
  • Review client documents to ensure program guidelines are met
  • Respond to HEAP inquiries
  • Communicate application status
  • Educate clients on utility affordability programs
  • Make contact with utility companies to assure continuation or re-establishment of energy service.
  • Assist customers with PIPP and regular HEAP applications.
  • Assist with transfer of files to and from the main HEAP office.
  • Process utility company payments.
  • Provide information and referral to community, resource programs and services as appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 11/14/2017
Position: Administrative Project Leader
Company: City of Bay Village

The Administrative Project Leader manages and undertakes a range of project research, analysis, reporting, implementation and administrative activities to support the development and delivery of projects primarily in support of the Mayor and secondarily in support of the Council and Law Director.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 11/07/2017
Position: Planner
Company: Marion City/County Regional Planning Commission

The Marion City/County Regional Planning Commission, covering all of Marion County, 40 miles north of Columbus, Ohio, is seeking an applicant for an entry level planning position. The successful applicant would be trained to administer planning, economic, and community development activities, including subdivision regulations, zoning recommendations, updating land use and other plans, writing grant applications and assisting the community in online outreach.

The position involves attending Planning and Zoning Commission meetings and making presentations as needed. Excellent computer, writing, speaking, and critical thinking skills required. GIS experience a plus. This is an opportunity to work with both municipalities and townships on development review, but also actively planning and implementing grant projects. Must be able to work with both urban and rural citizens, local business and non-profits, and government departments.
 
Bachelor’s degree in planning, geography, economics or related field. Preference will be given to Master’s degree and/or any experience.  Depending on the quality of the applicant, the Planning Commission mayconsider applicants who will be completing a Bachelor’s degree in 2018, or working on a Master’s degree and will consider, if needed, hiring for less hours on a temporary basis until the degree is completed. Residency in Marion County is not required, but employees must be able to arrive to work and to meetings on time.
 
We are an equal opportunity employer. Good benefit package. Please respond with a resume and cover letter to:
Marion City/County Planning Commission
222 West Center Street
Marion, Ohio 43302

Email to: RegionalPlanning@co.marion.oh.us

Application Deadline: None, but interviews likely to start by December 1, 2017

Posting Date: 10/27/2017
Position: Research Associate
Company: Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research & Education, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University

The Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research & Education is home to a multi-disciplinary team of faculty and researchers in the areas of violence prevention, adult and juvenile mental health, substance abuse, specialty courts, trauma and community based evaluation. Working with a high degree of independence, the incumbent will carry out, manage and lead research in social behavioral sciences on various funded projects at the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research & Education. This newly created position will serve as a “Center Based” Research Associate and will develop, implement and manage new evaluation and/or research projects for the Begun Center. The ideal candidate will possess experience supporting all phases of research with an emphasis on project management and building sponsor relations. 

Application Deadline: Friday, November 10, 2017 at 5:00 PM

For more information about this position and details on how to apply, click here.


Posting Date: 10/19/2017
Position: Program Associate
Company: DigitalC Tech Hive

Responsibilities:

  • Research, create, and execute programming for diverse audiences focused on the intersection of community and technology within the Midtown Tech Hive
  • Become an expert in programming that creates a welcoming and engaged community within the Tech Hive within the framework of Cleveland making the transition to a technology driven economy that is inclusive
  • Develop a deep knowledge of Cleveland’s innovation networks and act as an expert referral resource
  • Spend a portion of the work week at the concierge desk welcoming and assisting community members
  • Invent, implement, and maintain facility systems (room reservations, repairs / maintenance, technology, housekeeping et al.)
  • Responsible for tenant on-boarding

Application Deadline: N/A

For more information see the DigitalC Tech Hive website. Also for more details about this position, click here.


Posting Date: 10/12/2017
Position: Associate Planner
Company: City of Hudson

The City of Hudson is seeking applicants for the position of Associate Planner in the Community Development Department. This is a professional planning position researching and preparing staff recommendations and reports to various boards and commissions as necessary. Researches and interprets various codes and policies. Responds to inquiries from City staff, business and/or property owners, residents and officials on land use regulations and procedures. Acts as zoning administrator and handles other administrative duties as necessary.

Application Deadline: 10/27/2017 at 4:00 PM


Posting Date: 10/03/2017
Position: Real Estate Development Specialist
Company: Burten, Bell, Carr Development Inc.

The Real Estate Development Specialist will assist in the planning, implementation, and promotion of real estate development projects, administration of housing repair and improvement programs, and management of community revitalization initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance on real estate development projects, including, but not limited to, planning, structuring project financing, property research and acquisition
  • Assist with the creation and management of real estate development budgets and proformas
  • Pursue funding opportunities, garnering local approvals, and meet necessary reporting requirements
  • Promotion, and coordination of related community meetings
  • Administer housing repair and improvement programs to residents, including providing information about availableresources, helping with contractual agreements, identifying potential contractors, reviewing bids, monitoring the construction process, and approving work financed by grants provided through agency
  • Assist in the management and administration of community revitalization initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned

Application Deadline: 10/20/2017 at 5:00 PM

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Posting Date: 09/29/2017
Position: Documentary Filmmaker Volunteer 
Company: Project Istwa

Project Istwa is looking for motivated and enthusiastic people to volunteer as Program Assistant for the January 2018 workshop which will be conducted in Jacmel, Haiti. The documentary filmmaker volunteer will accompany the January 2018 Istwa team to the town of Jacmel and work closely with our workshop Director and facilitators to create a promotional video for Project Istwa. The team will also spend time at Project Istwa’s base in Port-au-Prince.
 
Application Deadline: 11/01/2017

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Posting Date: 09/29/2017
Position: Director of Planning
Company: Licking County Planning Commision

Provides leadership and direction for overall operations of planning. Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local laws pertaining to Planning. Acts as a visionary and identifies issues and recommends plans of action to improve and enhance the quality of life for the inhabitants of Licking County on behalf of the Planning Commission and the Licking County Board of Commissioners. 

Application Deadline: 10/13/2017

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Posting Date: 09/26/2017
Position: Young Services Assistant
Company: West Side Community House

Responsibilities:

  • Exhibit characteristics of leadership, responsibility, patience, maturity, positive attitude and creativity
  • Build relationships with schools, neighborhoods, community leaders and organizations
  • Complete various administrative tasks and reports when needed
  • Display a high level of enthusiasm and passion for working with youth and families
  • Assist the Youth Services Director with all tasks and activities as directed
  • Attend scheduled meetings and/or trainings
  • Promote youth programs
  • Oversee Sisterhood mentors
  • File, organize and track all paperwork
  • Prepare snack/clean kitchen
  • Contact participants/parents
  • Assist teaching artists/guest speakers as needed
  • Monitor participant behavior
  • Problem solve through situations and be able to seek assistance when necessary
  • Be able to work independently and as a team
  • Develop innovative programming ideas
  • Other duties as assigned

Application Deadline: N/A

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Posting Date: 09/26/2017
Position: Anisfield-Wolf Associate
Company: Sisterhood

The associate will create a plan within the Sisterhood curriculum for the Literacy Project. The project will include interactive workshops and guest speakers.
 
The associate also will engage participants in reading selected award winning literature that is pertinent to the girls’ environment, to their challenges and their “designated” place in society. The associate will work with participants one-on-one and in groups toward the following goals: to develop writing skills (poetry, fiction and non-fiction), to use writing as a form of self-expression, and to read their works and those of other writers aloud in a public setting with confidence.
 
The associate will coordinate a small onsite event during Sisterhood hours for all participants to present their works to friends, family and members of the community at the end of March.
 
Application Deadline: N/A
 

Posting Date: 09/22/2017
Position: State Director, AOF and Fellow, CCS 
Company: Advocates for Ohio’s Future / Center for Community Solutions 

Advocates for Ohio’s Future is a statewide coalition of over 475 local and statewide organizations that promote health and human service budget and policy solutions so all Ohioans live better lives. This position is located in Columbus, Ohio.
 
Application Deadline: 10/20/2017 at 5 PM
 

Posting Date: 09/22/2017
Position: General Manager
Company: Les Délices

The General Manager works with the Artistic Director in conducting the organization’s business operations. The General Manager may work remotely and determines his/her own hours although he/she is required to attend various meetings in the office and other locations and to work at all local concert performances. Some evening and weekend work will be required. It is expected that the General Manager will work an average of 25-30 hours per week for 48 weeks per year.
 
Application Deadline: 10/06/2017
 

Posting Date: 09/14/2017
Position: Research Associate
Company: Team Neo

Manages projects and project teams, with Vice-President and independently, in providing technical assistance to internal and external clients, economic development organizations, state, county and local government entities as well as not-for-profit, for-profit and project clients. Participates in project strategies, planning, development, coordination, and management. Performs a variety of administrative duties relative to project management and tracking. Interacts professionally with all internal and external customers using strong customer service skills.

Application Deadline: 09/20/2017
 

Posting Date: 09/11/2017
Position: Analyst - Income Security and Labor Programs
Company: Congressional Budget Office

The Congressional Budget Office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress. CBO’s Budget Analysis Division seeks two analysts to work in its Income Security and Education Cost Estimates Unit, which is responsible for preparing multiyear budget projections and producing cost estimates for legislative proposals related to education, income security, social security, nutrition, and housing programs.
 
Responsibilities:
 
One analyst will be responsible for program areas that include unemployment insurance, pension insurance, and other labor-related issues; the other will cover the Supplemental Security Income program, nutrition programs, and other programs serving low-income families.

Application Deadline: October 2, 2017

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Posting Date: 09/07/2017
Position: Community Engagement Organizer
Company: Ohio City Incorporated

Ohio City Incorporated has recently completed its 3-year strategic plan and we are excited about this position’s role in contributing to neighborhood engagement through community building and inclusivity initiatives. The Community Engagement Organizer is responsible for communicating with, engaging and improving the quality of life for Ohio City residents. This position serves a vital role in building relationships and lines of communication with all stakeholders in the Ohio City neighborhood.

Responsibilities:

  • This position will be responsible for creating a more inclusive and engaged neighborhood. This includes creating opportunity for increased resident involvement and leadership as well as identifying leaders in the neighborhood and providing further leadership opportunities for these residents.
  • The organization is constantly seeking opportunities to build relationships with residents underrepresented in our organization and engaging them in building connections amongst residents.
  • Disseminate Ohio City communications to residents and neighborhood stakeholders through online/email communications, outreach campaigns as well as face to face interactions.
  • Independent worker with experience in project management including creating and managing budgets and required reporting.
  • Develop new opportunities for resident involvement and leadership; recruit volunteers; and provide opportunity for neighborhood and community development.
  • Attend block club meetings and community events.
  • Conduct outreach campaigns.
  • Work with all areas of the organization as well as the Community Engagement Committee of the board to ensure timely internal and external communication of community projects.
  • Work with the supervisor on special initiatives including the Ohio City Farm, the Ohio City LGBTQ initiative, the Nonprofit Dialogues and the Miami University Urban Teaching Cohort.
  • Collect and compile necessary data and evaluation requests.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Application Deadline: N/A
 

Posting Date: 09/05/2017
Position: Analyst - Scorekeeping
Company: Congressional Budget Office

The Congressional Budget Office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress. The Budget Analysis Division seeks an analyst to work in its Scorekeeping Unit, which is primarily responsible for preparing cost estimates for 12 annual appropriation bills at each stage of House and Senate action. 
 
Responsibilities:
 
The analyst will be responsible for two of those appropriation bills, to be determined at the time of hiring. The analyst will coordinate estimates, collaborating closely with others in the division, and will present analyses to key Congressional staff members of the House and Senate Budget Committees, the Committees on Appropriations, authorizing committees, and staff working for individual Members of Congress. The analyst also will review proposals in the President's annual budget, assist in preparing the baseline budgetary projections that CBO supplies to the Congress three times each year, work with other analysts to determine the effects of authorizing proposals on subsequent appropriation legislation, and contribute to an annual report, Expired and Expiring Authorizations of Appropriations.
 
Application Deadline: September 17, 2017
 
 

Posting Date: 08/25/2017
Position: Heritage Home Program Assistant
Company: Cleveland Restoration Society

The Cleveland Restoration Society is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) membership organization dedicated to the preservation of greater Cleveland's historic resources. The Society advocates for the preservation of historic landmarks in greater Cleveland; promotes awareness of historic resources through educational programs and publications; sponsors events for its members; operates a Sacred Landmarks Assistance Program to aid the caretakers of religious landmarks with repair and maintenance issues, and operates the Heritage Home Program, a unique homeowner assistance program, in 38 cities and villages in Cuyahoga, Summit, Geauga and Lorain Counties.

Qualifications: 
  • Exceptional customer service and enjoyment working with the public both in person and on the phone
  • Ability to handle a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Technological skill with CRM software, Microsoft Office Suite - Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint - printers, cameras, projectors
  • Excellent time management and resourcefulness
  • Clear communication
  • Education or experience in nonprofit organizations and historic preservation field preferred, but not required
Responsibilities:
  • Acting as first point of contact for clients on the phone and email
  • Scheduling Heritage staff on site visits
  • Providing site visit follow-up for clients through personalized letters and emails
  • Data entry in CRS proprietary database
  • Assistance with CRS special programming, events and presentations as needed 

Application Deadline: September 5, 2017

To apply please submit your resume, college and university transcripts and a writing sample by email to: Thomas A. Jorgensen, Chief Operating Officer, no later than September 5, 2017. No calls please.


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