Below are employment listings for United Way of Central Ohio
and partner nonprofit community organizations.
Director of Development & Major Gifts
June 18, 2018
How to apply:
Send resume and salary requirements Attn: Julia Felts
Payroll & Billing Specialist
Columbus Speech & Hearing Center
510 E. North Broadway, Columbus OH 43214
Position Title: Director of Development and Major Gifts
Source of Supervision: President & CEO
Classification: Regular, Full-Time, Exempt
Function: Oversees and directs the Center’s fundraising activities in accordance with policies and objectives as developed by the Board of Directors, ensuring that funding and income is secured in order to meet projected budget requirements. This professional must have experience working with grant making organizations such as United Way of Central Ohio, cultivating the relationships necessary to solicit meaningful corporate donations and have the ability to craft a compelling case for support that will attract and engage major donors. 50% of time is to be spent focused on external activities that will strategically benefit the center.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITIES
1. Oversees CSHC’s fundraising programs including corporate support, grant funding, special events, annual fund and other campaigns:
Assumes key leadership and supervisory position in all fundraising programs.
Researches, identifies, and meets with potential new funders, donors, corporate sponsors, and volunteers to cultivate positive relationships.
Solicits annual and major gifts
Uses campaign experience to expand development revenue potential
Meets with staff Directors to propose, design, and develop new programs, services, products, etc. that could be funded via new opportunities.
Administers appropriate policies and procedures to ensure that all gifts to the Center are in the best interest of the Center and are accurately recorded and promptly acknowledged.
2. Cultivates relationships that will assist in providing funding and/or services that meet CSHC’s goals and objectives:
Researches individuals, board members, corporations, civic organizations, church groups, etc.
Schedules and attends meetings, social events, and speaking engagements to inform organizations regarding the mission of CSHC and particularly the need and benefits of funding.
Reviews and researches trade literature, journals, magazines, webinars, videos and attends conferences and seminars within budget in order to develop new ideas, processes, practices, etc. that would increase and enhance CSHC’s fundraising activities.
Oversees marketing, public relations, and communications.
Oversees the recruitment and coordination of volunteers, including volunteer fundraising groups.
3. Provides staff leadership to all Board efforts related to the Development Committee and other Ad-Hoc Committees:
Directs the development of committee goals, objectives, and actions.
Ensures that committee actions are in line with the overall goals of CSHC.
Focuses on major gift cultivation and relationship building, leading to financial support.
4. In conjunction with senior management:
Develops strategic direction, goals, objectives, budget, and performance measures of the department.
Determines, plans for, obtains, and expends resources necessary to successfully complete the objectives.
Reviews and analyzes operating policies, practices, and procedures dealing with fundraising.
Recommends and implements, within Board guidelines, changes and enhancements to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of fundraising to ensure that defined goals and objectives are accomplished.
Establishes written annual goals and objectives for the Development Department and provides a quarterly report of results to the President & CEO, Board, and Development Committee.
5. Is available beyond the regular office hours of the Center as may be required for special projects and community involvement.
6. Other duties as assigned by the President & CEO of Columbus Speech & Hearing Center.
A bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in experience is required.
Three to five years fundraising, marketing, business development, non-profit and/or public relations experience is required.
A strong network of relationships with key influencers throughout central Ohio’s philanthropic community.
Demonstrated knowledge of fundraising, grant writing, media relations, and event planning or similar is required.
An ability to effectively make recommendations and communicate with all levels of employees is required, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of fundraising CRM software such as Raiser’s Edge is preferred.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Bilingual Information & Referral Specialist
June 18, 2018
How to apply:
ATTN: Human Resources
HandsOn Central Ohio, 195 N. Grant Ave, Suite 200, Columbus, OH 43215
SUMMARY: A 2-1-1 Information & Referral Specialist provides phone-based, community resource navigation, referral, and linkage to people seeking services and providing services in Franklin and Athens County, Ohio. As the first point of contact for our callers, the Information & Referral Specialist is a key ambassador for our organization and the partnerships we represent. The position requires a positive and solution-orientated ethic, placing the greatest priority on meeting the diverse needs of our callers in a timely and effective way that results in high customer satisfaction.
DESCRIPTION: Responds to incoming phone calls, emails, and other forms of contact from callers that communicate in Spanish seeking information on a broad range of community organizations, services, and other resources. Assess callers’ needs, obtains and documents information and effectively utilizes the resource database to provide the most relevant, timely, and effective information.
Demonstrates excellent customer service skills when answering inquiries from general public
Handles inbound calls in a timely manner
Use written and verbal communication skills to accurately report issues
Assess caller needs quickly, accurately, and with high emotional intelligence
Perform database queries and evaluate the relevance and effectiveness of results for addressing caller concerns
Complete data entries with high accuracy
Liaise with external partners, as appropriate, to aid response to caller needs
Maintain strict confidentiality and information security
Ability to resolve individual and family crises
Performs duties consistent with professional standards and protocols governing general Information & Referral and/or Specialized Intake
Prepares two (2) case narratives per year
Performs other duties as may be required to fulfill responsibilities of this position.
High School diploma or equivalent
2 years customer service, call center or other related experience
Fluent in Spanish and English
Achieves AIRS™ certification within 12 months of hire
Attends staff and department meetings
May 30, 2018
How to apply:
The mission of the Impact Manager (IM) role is to lead and develop AmeriCorps members as a City Year team of idealistic, emerging leaders and practitioners focused on strengthening schools and supporting students as directed by the WSWC missions and practices. Reporting directly to an Impact Director, the IM’s role plays a critical part in implementing City Year’s school-based WSWC service model.
JOB DESCRIPTION AND PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Service Delivery & Impact
Implement City Year’s WSWC model with a high degree of quality to the right students, in the right time, at assigned schoolhouse(s). The IM will develop and manage partnerships with school administration and personnel to ensure the necessary conditions and resources are in place for AmeriCorps members to deliver attendance, behavior, and course performance interventions for students. Additional duties include:
· Manage AmeriCorps member mobilization
· Conduct Progress Monitoring, tracking student performance and intervention data across Early Warning Indicators
· Partner with Regional Impact Director to obtain relevant teaching materials and provide professional development to AmeriCorps members to support interventions and ongoing assessments.
· Oversee AmeriCorps Member-led school climate activities and organizational initiatives
· Review lesson plans regularly, and coaches Team Leaders / AmeriCorps Members effectively in creating scaffolded lesson plans that meet student needs based on data.
Corps Member Program Delivery & Experience
Lead, manage, and coach a team of AmeriCorps members to achieve service performance and standards requirements and to reach their leadership development potential. Model leadership that is animated by City Year’s culture and values, and create spaces that empower AmeriCorps members to access the power of our culture and values in personally meaningful ways. The IM is also an effective talent developer who will lead AmeriCorps members to have a successful and rewarding year of service through civic engagement and a citizenship development curriculum. The IM will manage up to 12 City Year AmeriCorps members.
Service Partner Management
Build and cultivate strong partnerships with teachers, principals, school officials, and other key decision makers and stakeholders. Manage implementation of school partnership agreement and conditions for success.
· Coach Team Leaders on organizing and leading culture building activities and trainings within the schoolhouse.
Build and cultivate professional development opportunities for Team Leaders and AmeriCorps Members
Work with staff to ensure that service teams are in compliance with City Year Headquarters and AmeriCorps
Work with staff and service teams to facilitate Student, Family and Community Engagement
· Relationship Development: Demonstrated ability to develop and manage complex relationships with schools and community partners. Proven ability to have tough conversations and to hold staff accountable towards their performance goals. Manage relationships with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders to help achieve service goals and AmeriCorps member development.
· Talent Development: Proven success managing diverse teams towards a common goal. History of coaching/leading young people between the ages of 17-24.
· Executes to Results: Must have a strong record of achieving transformational results with students from low-income communities, at the classroom, school, or network/multiple-school levels. Ability to problem solve, trouble shoot, and show creative problem solving when faced with perceived barriers.
· Communication: Ability to translate mission and vision from organization level to AmeriCorps members and talk about complex topics and parse them for specific audiences. Able to communicate effectively, efficiently, and with transparency to the right people at the right time to ensure success of our AmeriCorps members in service.
· Setting direction and effectively aligning resources to execute on priorities.
· Providing inspirational leadership that mobilizes diverse groups toward achieving ambitious goals.
· Coaches and motivates individuals to achieve their maximum potential.
· Building successful partnerships to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.
· Prioritizing projects and tasks, measuring progress, and driving results; accepts accountability and takes initiative and knows when to ask for help.
· Analyzing data to identify trends, cause-effect relationships and opportunities for improvement.
· Using creativity and critical thinking to solve challenges and make well-informed, ethical decisions.
· Clearly articulating thoughts and ideas; demonstrating active listening.
· Ability to have frank/difficult conversations with AmeriCorps members around issues such as poor performance, interpersonal and inter-team conflict, race and diversity.
· Authority/Personal Presence/Confidence/Ability to face obstacles.
ADDITIONAL REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALITIES NEEDED
· Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred; or equivalent work experience.
· Candidates with a background in education preferred.
· City Year/AmeriCorps experience is a plus.
· Sets high expectations for self and others s/he is leading and holds self and team accountable for performance goals.
· Able to develop diverse talent through performance plans, reviews, and leadership opportunities.
· Thrives in diverse, youthful, high energy, entrepreneurial, and fast-changing environment.
· Ability to work in a fast paced and diverse environment.
· Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytic, and problem solving skills.
· Negotiation and third party mediation skills.
City Year teams work in conjunction with Columbus City School schedules. A typical day for an Impact Manger includes a start time of 6:45 AM until 4:15 PM. Daily activities include team management, classroom observations, analyzing data, and meetings with school staff and service partners.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Full time employees are entitled to compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits for full time employees include health insurance with Flexible Spending Account, paid vacation, holidays, parental leave, 401K, and more.
Qualified applicants should complete the online application and attach a resume and cover letter.
City Year is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workforce. Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including persons with disabilities and veterans.
AmeriCorps Construction Crew Lead
May 30, 2018
How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Deb Light at email@example.com and apply online at https://www.habitat.org/about/careers/hfh-midohio-national-construction-crew-leader#.
Habitat for Humanity-MidOhio is currently seeking multiple full-time AmeriCorps members to serve from August 2018-July 2019 in the role of Construction Crew Leads.
The Construction Crew Leads will assist in the improvement of the overall experience, quality of work and production on Habitat for Humanity-MidOhio (HFHMO) work sites by providing individual and group leadership and project management pertaining to construction technique, safety, and knowledge of the Habitat program with a focus on Neighborhood Revitalization (NR) related projects: new builds, rehabs, and Home Repair (HR).
· Assist with hands on construction tasks including, but not limited to, demolition, site prep, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping. Projects may include new and gut rehab homes, as well as Home Repair (HR) and neighborhood beautification projects.
· Lead small groups of volunteers, ensuring that they are well-employed while on the work sites.
· Use volunteer management techniques to facilitate positive experiences for volunteers and partner families working on site.
· Collaborate with construction staff to identify skilled/enthusiastic volunteers and cultivate their involvement in Habitat’s work (i.e. encourage them to consider being trained as regular site leaders and/or returning volunteers).
· Maintain site safety through modeling of safety practices and guidelines, volunteer education, and site monitoring. Attend safety trainings with our construction staff.
· Provide on-site orientations and safety talks to groups of volunteers and family partners.
· Help with materials management on site and at the affiliate warehouse and storage trailers. Pick up and organize materials needed for projects.
· Set up and cleanup project sites.
· Maintain site logs for each project completed in order for supervisor to assess progress and next steps.
· Participate in regular planning and debriefing meetings as needed.
· On occasion, member may participate in larger community projects such as lot clean ups, community gardens, etc.
· Attend and participate in select affiliate events; responsibilities may include set up, cleanup, and engaging with attendees and informing them about the AmeriCorps program, our affiliate’s mission and NR programming, and how to become a volunteer and/or family partner.
• 18 years of age or older
• U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
• High school diploma or GED equivalent (or agree to work towards one while serving)
• Driver’s license
• Personal vehicle
• Ability to be on one’s feet for extended periods of time, often on rough and uneven terrain
• Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. on a regular basis
• Ability to work on ladders and heights of up to two-stories
• Ability to work in varying weather conditions – sites are often not heated during winter and not air-conditioned during summer
• Ability (or willingness to learn) to drive large pick-up trucks, stake beds, and box trucks
• Experience with power tools
• Experience working with volunteers or teaching/group facilitation experience
• Ability to work independently, give and receive detailed information verbally, and handle short periods of high stress
For more information, visit http://www.habitatmidohio.org/get-involved/habitat-americorps/