Second Chance Arlington Program Administrator

Grant Funded Part-time Position working an average 15 hours per week, $20 per hour as a contractor for the Second Chance Arlington program. About Second Chance Arlington

CLOSES: December 6, 2013 at 5:00pm

Administrative Tasks

■Respond to inquiries about the program
■Process curriculum/manual sales; collect and process payments; send out materials for non on-line sales
■Develop and maintain a sales data base
■Maintain and update the website and program materials – coordinate with instructors on updates for materials
■Develop outreach programs to increase participation of Arlington residents in the program

■Be the primary contact for the Second Chance Arlington Program: inform Foundation about invitations to conferences and meetings and request for presentations
■Develop a training calendar; maintain and update training calendar and client list; collect and process training fees
■Attend meetings as required
Fund Development

■Assist with researching funding opportunities – national and local private and public foundations; state and federal government
■Assist with or prepare grant proposals

■Excellent verbal, writing, and editing skills
■Customer service skills
■Experience with managing data base programs
■Ability to update and maintain websites
Minimum Requirements

■Must have a computer with high speed internet capability
■Able to work from home, independently with minimal supervision.
■At least 3-5 years’ experience working with small non-profits or equivalent
■College degree – AA, BA, BS preferred
■Successful completion of background check
The Partnership for Children Youth and Families Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its programs, activities and employment.
Inquiries or cover letter and resume should be e-mailed to


CFO Position in Arlington

The successful Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will report to the President as a member of the executive management team. The CFO has oversight and leadership responsibility for all corporate financial operations including:
•Controllership – ensuring the reporting of accurate and timely historical financial information of the company.
•Treasury – responsibility for the company’s present financial condition and decisions on how to invest the company’s money.
•Economic Strategy – forecasting the company’s financial future to identify and report on areas of corporate efficiencies the company could capitalize on.

•Minimum of 8-10 years of work history in the Government Contracting arena Undergraduate degree (BS/BA) in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university •Excellent skills and extensive experience using Deltek and Quickbooks

•Detail oriented with the ability to plan for and meet deadlines •Experience in all phases of accounting including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, month end, and preparation of financial work papers for an independent audit •Experience with a variety of contract types: cost plus fixed fee (CPFF), time and materials (T&M), firm fixed price (FFP), multi-year contracts with an extensive use of subcontractors, frequent changes in terms, conditions of funding arrangements and similar difficulties •Understanding of contracting policies, procedures, and procurement regulations (FAR and DFAR, GSA Schedules; IDIQ contracts, Seaport-E) •Excellent interpersonal and business communication skills (written and verbal) •Excellent skills using Microsoft Office •A demonstrated track record of success working in a dynamic and growing business environment •Background check and credit check required

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will direct the financial planning, budgeting and forecasting of the Company, identifying and incorporating changes based upon market indications, additional contract awards, terminating contracts, etc.

The CFO will provide ongoing evaluation of corporate profitability and interact and negotiate with financial institutions, clients and government entities regarding issues such as lines of credit, performance and pricing.

Name: Brenda Grady


WMATA Mechanics – ASE Certified

This is highly skilled technical vehicle maintenance work involving troubleshooting, disassembly, repair, assembly and/or installation of automotive/diesel engines, transmissions, large and small electric/pneumatic/hydraulic components, chassis and vehicle body repairs for the bus and automotive fleet. Employee has considerable latitude for independent judgment and action within established guidelines. Employee is expected to complete assignments without close supervision and contribute to the solution of new problems. Employee reports to the Lead Mechanic or assigned Shift Supervisor. Work is reviewed through spot checks and occasional checking of results by a Lead Mechanic or Supervisor.

Employee performs basic to complex maintenance work on WMATA vehicles.

Employee gains familiarity with and develops skills in the operation, maintenance and repair of WMATA vehicles and equipment. Employee receives instruction and close supervision on new assignments, while regular assignments are performed independently.


•             Performs tasks in any of several areas of the bus maintenance activity.

•             Performs major repairs on all designated component parts of vehicles and analyzes and corrects those components having special or new problems.

•             Conducts technical diagnostics, performs major engine work, etc.

•             Performs all tasks in conformance with safety and maintenance practices and procedures.

•             Uses various types of test equipment and related specialized tools associated with job assignment.

•             Completes required documentation and reports for the operation and maintenance of WMATA vehicles and related components by using the proper forms and tags.

•             Attends on the job and formal training classes: Assists higher classified co-workers in their assignments or provides job specific training to lower classified co-workers.

•             Performs flame cutting and basic welding operations, brazing and soldering as required.

•             Responds to and provides assistance in emergencies such as securing or safeguarding WMATA vehicles and equipment, fire/life/safety, snow emergencies, etc.

•             Operates Authority vehicles as required. Works various hours, locations, and days as required.

•             Maintains cleanliness of work area. Performs tasks which may include heavy physical labor.

•             The above duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.

•             It is not intended to limit in any way the right of supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.



•             Thorough knowledge of the functions and operation of the Authority’s hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems equipment.

•             Thorough knowledge of troubleshooting, interpreting of maintenance manuals and schematics.

•             Knowledge of Authority safety and maintenance rules and regulations.

•             Knowledge of and ability to disassemble and reassemble systems to allow for effective replacement of malfunctioning components.

•             Knowledge of and ability to perform basic arc welding repairs when necessary.

•            Ability to communicate effectively.

•             Ability to properly complete vehicle/maintenance reports and other reports as required.

•             Ability to analyze and correct malfunctions and technical problems with the systems, and to diagnose and resolve new problems on equipment and components.

•             Ability to read and interpret schematics, diagrams, operations manuals and maintenance instructions and guidelines.

•             Ability to utilize required test equipment.

•             Ability to work various hours, locations, or days. Ability to deal courteously and effectively with others.

•             Possess the necessary tools to accomplish the required tasks of the specific job position.

•             Ability to acquire the complete minimum tool requirement withinninety (90) calendar days of promotion/appointment.


Hrly Rate Range – $25.60


To apply, go to

Admin Position with The Branch Group, Inc

The Branch Group, Inc. is opening an office in NVA.  They are looking to hire a FT Administrator with the following experience:

1.  BS in business, construction, marketing or related field OR at a minimum, a 2-year associates degree

2.  Skilled in office administration tasks, including handling client phone calls, scheduling site visits, support for bid process, etc.

3.  Knowledge of construction industry a plus

4.  Ability to move into business development/marketing role in a year or two

5.  Accounting and/or bookkeeping experience


If interested, please contact cut & paste resume here:

Youth Engagement Coordinator

Youth Engagement Coordinator

DFCG Contractor Position Announcement


The Reduce and Eliminate Alcohol and Drug-use by Youth (READY) Coalition, is a broad-based community coalition, that works to create coordinated community strategies to help teens make healthy choices by postponing or avoiding alcohol use and avoiding drug us throughout their lives. The position is part of the Arlington READY Coalition, a project of the Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth, and Families. 


This is a grant-funded contract position that will develop and implement outreach activities to engage youth in Arlington’s comprehensive strategy to reduce substance use by youth. 


Duties Include:

  • Develop and maintain regular outreach with the school communities in the middle and high school, including coordinating with Director of Student Activities (DSAs), school counselors and student leadership and staff as it relates to developing a robust Youth Substance Abuse Prevention program.
  • Provide guidance and support to the Teen Network Board membership attending 2 meetings per month 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.; usually the 1st and 3rd Tuesday.
  • Coordinate the youth programs of the READY Coalition.
  • Organize at least one program per quarter involving youth and their parents as determined by READY Coalition or Steering Committee.
  • Collaborate closely with the READY Coalition Program Coordinator and TNB Youth Outreach Coordinator to reduce the drug and alcohol use by youth in Arlington.


This is a 16 hour per week position with some variation in the weekly schedule.  Some weeks will be more than 16 hours while others will be fewer.  Monthly schedule should average 16 hours/week. Must be available for daytime and evening meetings, with time in the office as well.


Qualification Requirements:

  • Experience with youth development and/or community outreach
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently


Preferred Skills:

Preference will be given to candidates with one or more of the following:

  • experience leading youth or being a youth leader in a civic organization
  • experience with substance abuse prevention activities and model programs
  • bilingual (English-Spanish) ability


NOTE: County contracting rules require that the selected candidate obtain commercial general liability insurance or equivalent.


**The person hired will be an independent contractor and will not be an Arlington County Employee.



$17.00 per hour – 16 hours per week for 44 weeks for a total of $11,968.

Work goes from mid-August through July 1.


Applications must be filed by July 13, 2012 at 4:00pm

To apply, send cover letter and resume to:

Kim Durand |

2100 Washington Blvd. Arlington, VA 22204