Friday, February 14, 2014

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CPAC offices closed due to inclement weather conditions. All business will be conducted remotely. In observance of President’s Day we will be closed Monday, February 17th. We will reopen Tuesday, February 18th at 9:00am.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Early Valentine’s Day for Cathedral Kitchen

Youth Volunteer Corps of Camden County (YVC) volunteers came together on Saturday, February 8th, 2014 to spread some love to Cathedral Kitchen creating 22 Valentine’s Day center pieces and 150 place mats to be set up for community members that come this Friday, February 14th, 2014.

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Cathedral Kitchen provides over 200,000 meals a year. Monday through Saturday, serving an average of 325 guests at 1514 Federal Street Camden, New Jersey 0810.  This service project would not have been “Made with Love” without youth and adult volunteers from Youth Consultation Services, YE2S Center, and students from Phifer Middle School and Lindenwold High School.

The Camden County Youth Volunteer Corps is funded by: Camden County Freeholders and is a part of the Positive Youth Development Focus Area of the Camden County Covenant for Children, Youth and Families.

Co-Chairs of the Camden County Covenant are Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez and Mayor Dana L. Redd.

If you are interested in volunteering and/or collaborating with Youth Volunteer Corps of Camden County please get in touch with Melissa Marston: mmarston@cpachvi.org

Press Release: 2014 Parent Leadership Breakfast and Awards

Leadership Image Please see below the Press Release Packet for the upcoming Parent Leadership Breakfast being held Saturday, February 8, 2014.

2014 PLB Press Packet

MEETINGS CANCELLED: 2/5/14 Permanent Affordable Supportive Housing AND Coordination & Collaboration Subcommittees

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Please be advised that tomorrow’s, Wed 2/5/14, subcommittee meetings of Permanent Affordable Supportive Housing – PASH AND Coordination & Collaboration- C&C have both been CANCELLED due to the forecast of potentially dangerous winter weather.

 

Please exercise caution if you must travel tomorrow.

Point In Time makes front page of the Courier Post

cpac-log-tagRead all about it by clicking the link below.

Point In Time Article

2013 City ESG Pre-bid Minutes

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Please click the link below for the 2013 City ESG Prebid Minutes

2013 City ESG Prebid Minutes

2014 County ESG Pre-bid Minutes

cpac-log-tagPlease click the link below for the 2014 County ESG Pre-bid Minutes.

2014 ESG County Pre-bid Minutes

Communications Internship

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Internship Description:  To assist with internal and external communications including media relations, online outreach, newsletter production and other outreach activities. The Strategic Communications Intern will develop and ensure the quality of media materials and archives. We are seeking motivated and responsible college students or young professionals looking to gain experience working with a nonprofit. Prior interning experience is not a requirement, but we do require you to have a strong work ethic and willingness to learn. Interest in communications and receiving hands on experience in community and positive youth development is required.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following. Each intern will be encouraged to take a leadership role in spearheading their own project within the objectives of the Youth Volunteer Corps of Camden County, depending on one’s experience and hours of availability.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist to identify, plan, and implement new communications, marketing, and promotional campaign strategies
  • Maintain CCYVC profiles on social media and networking websites
  • Write, design, and coordinate distribution of CCYVC product and service marketing materials
  • Support other CCYVC teams and organization activities as assigned
  • Develop an information packet regarding CCYVC Programming, Orientation, parent involvement and other guidelines that can be easily accessed online or distributed
  • Maintain CCYVC directory to capture contact information for members, supporters, volunteers etc.
  • Track media coverage, Assist with identifying New Media outlets for promotion of CCYVC news
  • Table CCYVC at community events
  • Assist with photography at events
  • Assist with miscellaneous tasks as assigned by supervisor(s)
  • Assisting, leading, and/or supervising service projects

 

Requirements and Basic Qualifications: Each intern will be expected to work 15–20 hours per week (this is flexible), between the hours of 9:00am–5:00pm, Monday through Friday in our Pennsauken, New Jersey office. Availability on weekends as well to attend selected service projects.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Strong project management and organizational skills

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Social Media Sites

• Ability to multi-task

• A valid driver’s license and/or transportation

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship. We encourage you to use this internship to gain course credit and to seek out “work-study” grants with your college, if that is an option.

Application Procedure: Submit a one page letter of interest, and a current resume. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and materials can be emailed to: Melissa Marston at mmarston@cpachvi.org

Development Intern Position

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Internship Description: The intern will work primarily on fundraising and development projects, and assist in a variety of capacities including donor management, grant research, and fundraising communication. We are seeking motivated and responsible college students or young professionals looking to gain experience working with a nonprofit. Prior interning experience is not a requirement, but we do require you to have a strong work ethic and willingness to learn. Interest in fundraising and receiving hands on experience in community and positive youth development is required.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following. Each intern will be encouraged to take a leadership role in spearheading their own project within the objectives of the  Youth Volunteer Corps of Camden County, depending on one’s experience and hours of availability.

 Youth Volunteer Corps of Camden County (CCYVC) Mission: To engage youth in service projects that are challenging, rewarding and educational. Serving the unmet needs of the community and its residents. Promote among youth a greater understanding and appreciation for the diversity of their community; while promoting a lifetime ethic of service among youth.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of fundraising events to raise awareness about the mission
  • Follow-up with donors and sponsors via letter and phone.
  • Assist other CCYVC teams and organization activities as assigned
  • Assist with the management of grant materials and information packets
  • Assist in research and document prospective funding sources including foundations, potential sponsors, grants, and other potential donors of cash, materials, and/or services.
  • Assist in the compliance and reporting requirements for grantors/funders
  • Compile database of prospective funding sources
  • Help with copy editing of proposals and report
  • Help in writing minor proposals and reports
  • Provide administrative support, as needed
  • Assisting, leading, and/or supervising service projects

Requirements and Basic Qualifications: Each intern will be expected to work 15–20 hours per week (this is flexible), between the hours of 9:00am–5:00pm, Monday through Friday in our Pennsauken, New Jersey office. Availability on weekends to attend selected service projects.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Social Media Sites
  • Ability to multi-task
  • A valid driver’s license and/or transportation

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship. We encourage you to use this internship to gain course credit and to seek out “work-study” grants with your college, if that is an option.

Application Procedure: Submit a one page letter of interest, and a current resume. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and materials can be emailed to: Melissa Marston at mmarston@cpachvi.org

2014 County ESG- Emergency Solutions Grant Funds

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2014 County Emergency Solutions Grant Funds

Applications will be accepted from eligible organizations interested in applying for 2014 County Emergency Solutions Grant Funds to provide services to people without homes in Camden County.

The Request for Proposal will be available Thursday, January 23, 2014 after 12:00 noon at CPAC, The Community Planning and Advocacy Council, 2500 McClellan Avenue, Suite 110, Pennsauken, New Jersey 08109 and may be obtained by prospective applicants during business hours.  The RFP will also be available to be downloaded from CPAC’s website at www.cpachvi.org after 12 noon on Thursday, January 23, 2014.

For more information contact Hilary Colbert, Director of Grants Management, at (856) 663-3998 ext 222.

For all documents relevant to the 2014 County Emergency Solutions Grant Funds,

click HERE

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