Santa Maria Community Services is proud of its staff of vibrant, passionate, committed professionals who work each day to help families help themselves and make the Price Hill community a better place to live. If you share that energy and are driven by a desire to serve your neighbors, Santa Maria would love to get to know you! Santa Maria offers medical, dental, vision and life insurance, in addition to nine paid holidays, vacation, and sick days. Santa Maria provides a friendly and supportive work environment which includes flexible scheduling. Interested applicants should submit both a cover letter and résumé to Human Resources at 617 Steiner Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45204, Fax #513-557-2726, or email

Current Open Positions

Employment Advocate/ Office Coordinator

Position Description: We are currently seeking a full time Employment Advocate/ Office
Coordinator to join our mission in serving as a catalyst and advocate for Greater Price Hill
families to attain their educational, financial, and health goals. This position specializes in coaching community members to achieve their employment and career goals, while helping eliminate barriers in self-sufficiency. This position will also serve as the first point of contact for participants engaging the program via phone or in person and maintains the day to day office functions within the site.

Position Requirements: Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field and one year of related experience.


Seasonal Child Education Specialist (part-time Tuesday & Thursday evenings)

Position Description: Provide structured age appropriate child development activities, including plans for the group and individual plans for the participants

Position Requirements: Early Childhood Education Degree or Equivalent or related field. Knowledge of child development; research and implementation of age appropriate child development activities to focus on social/emotional development/ cognitive/language development and motor skills. Experience working with kids (3-10 years old). Ability to closely monitor children. Ability to work with culturally diverse families and communities with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate. Fluent in Spanish is a plus.

Bilingual Family Support Worker

Position Description: We are currently seeking a full time Bilingual Family Support Worker (Spanish/English preferred). The Bilingual Family Support Worker Provide home visiting to first time mothers and an optimal start for their children.

Position Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education, social work, psychology, education, nursing, or related field and a valid driver’s license, current insurance, and reliable vehicle are required. Applicants must be English-Spanish bilingual; have strong people skills and ability to work with variety of individuals from ethnic and economic backgrounds. Applicant must also have great written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.

AmeriCorps Service Opportunities

Santa Maria is proud affiliate of AmeriCorps Project Advance. Make a difference in your community and help others by serving in a year-long, full-time position at a local nonprofit while earning a living stipend and a college tuition award. Positions include: Health Educators, Education Instructors, Employment Coaches, ESL Class Coordinators, and Housing Support Specialists. Click here to find out more about Santa Maria’s AmeriCorps Program.

Santa Maria Community Services, Inc. does not discriminate in hiring or service delivery based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, or physical or mental disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform the essential job functions, in accordance with applicable laws. 


• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field
• Evidence of high level of motivation, initiative, perseverance, and independent judgement.
• Strong people skills; ability to work in a variety of settings with culturally-diverse families and communities with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate
• Proven ability to establish and maintain positive, ongoing professional relationships with program participants, co-workers, and partner agency staff
• Proven ability to move individuals and families from crisis towards self-sufficiency. Ability to motivate others to achieve their goals. Experience with strength-based assessment and/or coaching model preferred.
• Knowledge of community resources for high risk populations.
• Comfort with home visiting, transporting clients, working in the community
• A strong sense of respect for confidentiality involving clients and fellow employees.
• A valid driver’s license, current insurance, and reliable vehicle are required.
• Excellent technology skills. Knowledge of and proficient in Microsoft Office
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills, interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
• Ability to work in a team and independently.

Objective(s): Serve as the day-to-day Tutor for the Evening GED Program charged with supporting clients in meeting their educational goals.