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A catch-all tag for position openings, funding opportunities, and award competitions.

Position Opening with InterFaith Works of CNY

We recently heard about a position opening with our friends at InterFaith Works of CNY that we wanted to share. IFW is seeking a new Program Director for their Center for Dialogue, and the position sounds like a great fit for some of our NCDD members, so we hope some of you will be interested in learning more about the opening. IFW describes the position this way: Creation of the Center for Dialogue: IFW is creating the Ahmad and Elizabeth El-Hindi Center for Dialogue (CfD) to build upon several successful […] (continue)

Job Opportunities for Senior and Lead Facilitators/Mediators with Center for Collaborative Policy

We are pleased to highlight the post below, which came from Susan Sherry of the Center for Collaborative Policy, an NCDD organizational member, via our Submit-to-Blog Form. Do you have news you want to share with the NCDD network? Just click here to submit your news post for the NCDD Blog! The Center for Collaborative Policy, California State University, Sacramento is pleased to announce that is is now recruiting for both a Senior-Level and a Lead-Level Mediator/ Facilitator. Both of these positions call for a professional with demonstrated experience in […] (continue)

Kettering Research Assistant Positions Now Open

We want to give a heads up to our NCDD members, especially student and researcher members: It’s the time of the year when our organizational partners at the Kettering Foundation are taking applications for full-time Research Assistants for the next year.  This is a great opportunity that some of you may certainly want to apply for. Applications are due by March 15, so don’t make sure to get started soon! Here’s a little snippet of how Kettering describes itself and the position: (continue)

Communications Specialist Opening at Network for Peace through Dialogue

The job announcement below comes from the Network for Peace through Dialogue, an NCDD Organizational Member, and we are happy to share it. We know many of our members would be a great fit, so make sure to read and share the info about the position below.  The Network for Peace through Dialogue seeks a Communications Specialist to manage our website, our Let’s Talk program through Google Hangouts, and promote our work widely and interactively through Facebook and Twitter. Work requirements include working at our […] (continue)

Conflict Management Opening at KIPCOR

We were recently made aware of a position opening with the Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution that would be a great fit for many of our NCDD members, so we wanted to share it with you. You can find more information about the position below. The Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (KIPCOR), an institute at Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas, invites applications for the position of Conflict Management Practitioner and Trainer.  This is a full-time position with benefits.  The starting time […] (continue)

Announcing the 2014 Taylor Willingham Fund Award Winner

We are excited to congratulate Mr. David E. McCracken on winning the 2014 award from the Taylor L. Willingham Legacy Fund , coordinated by our organizational partners at the National Issues Forums Institute. You can find out more about Taylor, her work in deliberation, and her legacy here. You can read the award announcement below or find the original here. David E. McCracken, of North Carolina, is this year’s recipient of the Taylor L. Willingham Legacy Fund grant. McCracken will be working with residents in Haywood County, […] (continue)

ADP Civic Engagement Award Nominations & National Meeting Announced

Our friends with the American Democracy Project have been busy recently, and we wanted to make sure to update our NCDD members on a few important things they have coming up – namely, two civic engagement award nomination processes and the 2014 ADP national meeting. First, we want to let our higher education-based members know that the ADP has opened its nomination period for both of its annual civic engagement awards, both with an April 11th deadline for nominations. The two awards are described below: The […] (continue)

Job Opening at the Institute for Local Government

We thought it was important to make sure that NCDD members heard that the Institute for Local Government in California is seeking a new director. We know that many of our NCDD members would be a great fit for the position. The Director position is described below: (continue)

Apply for the “Best Practices in Citizen Participation” Distinction

We want to make sure that NCDD members and member organizations hear about an exciting award you might be eligible for – the 8th “Best Practices in Citizen Participation” Distinction. The initiative for the award comes from The International Observatory on Participatory Democracy (OIDP or IOPD for short – their interchangeable, multi-lingual acronym), an important international body that NCDD belongs to as a member. The awarding of the “Best Practices in Citizen Participation” distinction …is meant to provide incentive for those who wish to initiate innovative experiences at […] (continue)

Two Grant Opportunities

We recently heard from our friends at Everyday Democracy about two foundations that make engagement-related grants, and we wanted to make sure to share about them. Funding is almost always a challenge, and we know every bit counts, so we encourage you to check out what the Norman Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities have to offer. The opportunity from the Norman Foundation is oriented toward social change efforts and has an environmental slant: Guidelines Thomas Jefferson observed that “the ground of liberty […] (continue)