PVW in Montclair is interested in hiring individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of adults with intellectual / developmental disabilities, who have a strong work ethic, who will take their job seriously, who will have excellent attendance and who will dedicate themselves to excellence every day.   PVW is currently searching for:

Director of Development 

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Director of Development

Apply your fundraising skills and diverse work experience in this exciting, fast paced non-profit environment, helping to assure success for PVW’s programs for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The Director of Development is a member of the Executive Team of PVW, and specializes in all areas of marketing and fundraising activities including, but not limited to, developing and implementing annual, special, planned and long-term donation programs; major gifts; marketing, and public relations. Use your expert skills to help PVW grow and be sustainable for another 50 years through on-going gifts and donations.

The successful candidate must be a team player, well organized, and eager to engage with other team members, consumers, and especially the public at large. Candidate must be in possession of a B.A. degree from a four year college or university or the equivalent thereof; a Graduate degree is desired; must possess 3-5 years experience in broad-base fund development with proven success in donation development for a non-profit; must have experience with and a passion for fundraising from multiple donors. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are a must, with an ability to create powerful, compelling written and oral communications for fundraising/fund development. The ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and government regulations and the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from small/large groups of individuals, including but not limited to, executives, board members, managers, consumers, staff, etc. are all necessary skills to be successful at PVW.

Candidate must possess computer competency in word processing, spread sheet and data base including proficiency with MS Office and donor data bases; knowledge of Salsa Labs/Donor Pro is a plus; must possess a valid California Driver License with 5 years+ driving experience and a driving record that meets agency insurance requirements. Must be able to present and maintain proof of automobile insurance and registration.   

 Listed below is a partial list of essential duties and responsibilities. 

  1. Is responsible to ensure all job duties are performed in-line with and in support of the mission of PVW. Acts as an advocate for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, especially as it relates to prospective employment and other PVW programs.

  2. Develops strategies for cultivation of donor prospects, including individuals, foundations, corporations and others. Develops and implements a comprehensive, strategic, high-performing major gifts program focused on dramatically     increasing philanthropic support for PVW. Trains and motivates board members, staff and volunteers in the cultivation  and solicitation of major gifts, including cultivation and care of donor base.

  3. Establishes, in conjunction with the Executive Director and other executive staff members, marketing goals to ensure share of market for services, products, fund raising, and other areas that might be defined.

  4. Plans and directs development and communication of information designed to keep public informed of agency’s programs and accomplishments, acting as liaison with the community, representing the agency in a professional manner.

  5. Develop relationships between PVW and the commercial and private sectors to obtain fiscal and other support from them, including development of a recognition program for all contributors to the organization whether cash, in-kind, stock or other gifts.

  6. Researches and coordinates campaigns to seek donations and development dollars from individuals and corporations that come to the organization unattached to a project or item; authors proposals for grants as needed.

  7. Leads and manages all aspects of the donor engagement cycle for the donations including initiating contacts and leveraging board and staff relationships; stewardship of potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion; development of relationships and next steps for donors; ensuring excellent stewardship of all donations received; development of regular communication strategies with donors; donor recognition.

  8. Coordinates and implements public relations efforts for the organization. Coordinates, plans and oversees the organization’s advertising and marketing activities including development of all promotional materials and efforts,  including but not limited to newsletters, press releases, brochures, speaking engagements, business presentations, web-site media, etc.

  9. Researches, negotiates and coordinates new marketing activities. Prepares marketing activity reports.

  10. Prepares and distributes fact sheets, news releases, photographs, scripts, or video tape recordings to persons who may be interested in learning about the agency.  

     

If interested in the Director of Development position, please submit a resume that highlights the experience/qualifications you feel you have to apply for this positon as well as personal references. PVW will require you to complete an application during the interview process.  The information in this posting is not all inclusive. A complete job description will be provided prior to interview.  This position is an exempt status position. Salary to be discussed at time of interview. All applicants must be willing and able to comply with PVW’s policies and procedures including attendance, appearance/grooming, safety/security and emergency procedures. Only qualified candidates will be interviewed.    EOE

Job Coach

The Job Coach will train, supervise and oversee an enclave of adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities who are contracted to work in the surrounding area. The Job Coach instructs the consumer workers in work activities and promotes vocational, social, physical and intellectual growth while overseeing the fulfillment of PVW's contract.

Essential duties include but are not limited to: driving consumers to and from home to designated work site in OWN PERSONAL VEHICLE – mileage paid. Documenting time sheets related to consumer payroll/program billing and production records, documenting the work performance of consumer workers, maintaining supportive relationships, careful training and correct job placement/charting consumer progress, setting good examples of rules and directives by displaying to consumer workers the proper techniques, habits and attitudes for work.  

The Job Coach is responsible for safety of consumer workers and self, ALL THE WHILE helping the consumers fulfill the expected job duties of the contracted company. Expectations and duties include but are not limited to: janitorial duties; handling materials with proper care, proper instructions and customer specifications; possibly trouble shooting and/or adjusting machinery as needed. Flexibility is a must as duties will vary based on the contract/customer’s needs. Currently day shift is needed Monday–Friday. Specific hours to be discussed during interview.  If applicable, overtime time is paid according to California Law. Candidate must be flexible as hours may vary as contract grows.  

Qualifications/Education/Experience: High school diploma or GED required. One year or more experience in a packaging, production, retail and/or janitorial environment. Other qualifications will be discussed if interviewed.

Physical and other requirements include: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, sit, and talk or hear; The employee frequently is required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, and to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move and/or push/pull up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  

Work Environment: Must be able to work in a variety of temperatures, including those that are affected by weather conditions. Please note this list is not all inclusive.

Candidates must be 21 years or older and have own reliable transportation, valid California Driver’s License – 3 years plus with clean driving record; current proof of registration and insurance. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and reference check. Interested candidates should visit www.pvwonline.org and download an application.  Completed applications can be dropped off, scanned and emailed or sent via fax. The fax number is #909-624-5675.  This is a full time position with mileage paid if own car is utilized. Benefits offered with continued full time employment after 90 day introductory period.  EOE

 

Applicants may apply by downloading an application (see link below) and submitting it to PVW in person, by mail or by scanning it and sending it to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Applicants that apply in person must understand that they will not be seen by HR unless an interview has been scheduled. Not all applicants will be called for an interview. 

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FORKLIFT DRIVER:

This position is primarily fork lift driving, however, the person in this position will also serve as the back-up truck driver. The forklift driver is responsible for loading, unloading and moving materials within or near PVW plant, yard or work site. Duties include but are not limited to: operating industrial truck to assist in loading or moving materials and products; prepares load for shipment; counts inventory as needed; reads work orders and/or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved; conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated area.; verifies load against shipping papers; maintains truck log; inspects truck equipment and supplies accordingly, etc. The back-up truck driver is responsible for driving PVW's truck with a capacity of more than 5 tons, in order to transport materials in liquid or packaged form to and from specified destinations.

Education/Experience: Candidate must have High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Forklift certification desired.

Candidate must possess a valid California Driver's License and 5 years driving experience with a good driving record; proof of current vehicle insurance/registration and dependable transportation;

Language / Mathematical Skills: Candidate must have the ability to read and comprehend simple instruc- tions, short correspondence and memos; ability to write simple correspondence; ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's with ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb; balance; and stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move and/or push/pull up to 25 pounds and must occasionally lift and/or move and/or push/pull up to 50 pounds. The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions and vibrations. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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