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Job Announcement: Administration and Development Coordinator

Job Description

The Administration and Development Coordinator (ADC) reports to the Board of Directors of Community Alliance of Lane County (CALC) and shares responsibility and authority for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives, in conjunction with the other CALC staff. This ¾ time position is responsible for the consistent and effective achievement of CALC’s mission and financial objectives. Responsibilities include grant writing, development, financial monitoring, coordinating with the Board and supervision of administrative interns and volunteers.

Responsibilities

Organizational Coordination

  • Oversee internal & external CALC communications
  • Recruit and supervise administrative volunteers and interns

Coordination with the CALC Board of Directors

  • Report to board of directors, attends monthly board meetings and other meetings as requested
  • Maintain records of Board meetings and decisions
  • Promote communication between board and staff
  • Prepare reports and financial documents to distribute to the board as requested
  • Assist with board recruitment and orientation; prepare Board notebooks
  • Carry out relevant decisions of the Board of Directors

Fundraising & Development

  • Research grants and write CALC grant applications and grant reports; keep grant calendar
  • Compose fundraising letters with involvement of program staff
  • Produce all fundraising materials and manages mailing parties
  • Facilitate board fundraising
  • Manage CALC donor base
  • Coordinate, helps create and plan fundraising events and activities

Marketing and Public Relations

  • Oversee CALC website, Facebook and other social media
  • Produce CALC weekly online calendar of events
  • Connect with partner organizations
  • Prepare marketing and promotional materials
  • Responsible for developing and continually evaluating the effectiveness of the CALC marketing messages and promotion, with input from CALC staff and Board.

Financial Administration

  • Assure that all financial tasks and responsibilities are carried out in a timely and accurate manner
  • Develop and monitor CALC’s budget with input from staff, finance committee and board treasurer
  • With board treasurer, monitor the financial situation of the organization, ensuring CALC operates within its budget
  • Manage CALC QuickBooks and all financial information

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in nonprofit administration
  • Personal commitment to peace, human dignity and social, racial and economic justice
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Positive attitude, flexibility and a willingness to learn
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact with diverse community members
  • Willingness to be a team player and the ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds, ages, genders, and personal/cultural styles
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities
  • Strong attention to detail

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to calcoffice@gmail.com with “Application for ADC” in the subject line.

The position will be filled as soon as possible and interviews conducted as applications are received. Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to send a writing sample.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. Health benefits provided.

CALC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of color, women, people with disabilities, and queer, lesbian, bisexual, gender variant and transgender people to apply.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CALC Memorial Day Peace Ad 2017

Stop the Military Madness
“Military Madness is Killing Your Country.” Graham Nash

CALC will publish the following ad text in the Register Guard on Memorial Day, May 29th 2017.
To get your name in the ad,  send an email to calcoffice@gmail.com and to help pay for the ad make a donation via the donation button on this web page.

Ad Text:

President Trump is following the playbook of tyrants throughout history, stirring up fear and advocating simplistic, militaristic, and destructive solutions to the world’s complex problems.

Now, more than ever, we must stand and take action together:

•To fight to reduce budget dollars for weapons and war. And to demand that the Pentagon be audited like other federal agencies.

•To oppose military-first solutions to global problems by supporting diplomacy, humanitarian assistance, and collaborative peace-keeping missions.

•To resist calls for more troops in the complex wars of the Middle East.

•To hold Trump and his military leaders accountable for increasing civilian casualties, which only fuel anti-American sentiments around the world.

•To demand reduction of nuclear weapons and support legislation that removes the power to launch nuclear weapons from one man and requires consultation and congressional approval.

•To fund desperately needed initiatives to save our planet by combating climate change and promoting clean energy—a real source of good long-term jobs.

•To support programs promoting education, providing affordable housing, preventing hunger, and building healthy, sustainable, and equitable communities.

 

CALC Spring Newsletter is Here

 

 

There’s a lot going on – check it out!

 

 

 

Actions Opposing Trump’s Nuclear Weapons Plans

Here are some actions to help deal with the threat posed by the Trump Administration’s Nuclear Weapons Plans:

First, stay informed by signing up for Early Warning which is a daily news summary from Joseph Cirincione. To do this go to Ploughshares Fund, then issues and analysis tab, then early warning tab

Second, contact our Senators and Representatives to urge them to act on the Ted Lieu & Ed Markey bill in Congress to prohibit the president from firing a first nuclear strike. It is the Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act H.R. 669 in the House of Representatives and S. 200 in the Senate.

About this bill: Currently the president can authorize a first use of a nuclear weapon so this bill requires that Congress must first pass an authorization for war before a nuclear weapon can be used by the president. Currently neither Congress nor the Supreme Court could stop the president from firing nuclear weapon(s) if he chooses to do so.

Action Needed: In the House of Representatives, Peter DeFazio and Earl Blumenauer are co-sponsors of this bill. So messages of thanks to them are needed for their support of HR 669. Ask the others to support this bill.

Neither Senators Merkley or Wyden are co-sponsors of the same bill in the Senate. Contact them to support this bill, Senate bill 200
Call them: Senator Merkley 202-224-3753
Senator Wyden 202-224-5244
Rep Peter DeFazio 202-225-6416

• Email them by going to their website

Donate to City Wide M.E.Ch.A.

 

City Wide M.E.Ch.A offers educational programs, activities, and materials without discrimination based on age, Color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or Veteran’s status.

15622293_601118756756994_1917231397384572277_nWe hope to educate and challenge our participants to take on a different perspective. We want to respect folks and help challenge oppressive remarks and actions. We want to help build leaders in our communities of lane county and as well as in the state of Oregon. We want to motivate young people to pursue their education and become involved, engaged members of their communities. Moreover, C.W.M enhances the leadership skills, academic preparation, self-esteem, and cultural awareness of young people. City Wide M.E.Ch.A provides an opportunity to young people at a crucial moment in their lives to build their capacity and ambition, as well as alter their life courses.

Using curriculum built upon the values of Community, Culture, College, and Careers, life-altering experience in which high school students develop their leadership skills, develop strategies to pursue higher education, improve their self-esteem and cultural awareness while meeting with legislators, networking with business leaders, and developing relationships with other peers.

Learn more about City Wide M.E.Ch.A.

 

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You can also donate by cash or check to CALC at 458 Blair Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97402. Make checks out to “CALC” and write “M.E.Ch.A” in the memo field.

 

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