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! Send general inquiries and résumé to Ageenah Herrick, Human Resources Manager, at 617 Steiner Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45204, Fax #513-557-2726, or email Ageenah.Herrick@santamaria-cincy.org.

Current Open Positions

 

Development Assistant

Part Time (20 hours/week)

Accountable to: Development Director

Objectives: Provide administrative support to the organization’s Development Department.

Qualifications:

  • Associate or higher degree in marketing/business administration/communications or related field, or 3-5 years of experience directly related to the responsibilities outlined below, required.
  • Proficient in Office 365, E-Tapestry or other donor management database, and electronic payments software.
  • Experience in gathering data, mail merge, compiling reports, and database management skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Adaptability to a continually evolving environment and ability to work in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace.
  • Ability to work with a team and independently.
  • High level of motivation, initiative, perseverance, and independent judgment.
  • A strong sense of and respect for confidentiality involving clients, fellow employees, volunteers, and donors.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Good judgment, flexibility, and time management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Experience with and sensitivity to people with a variety of cultural backgrounds; ability to work in a collaborative style with diverse individuals.
  • Must be able to lift 20-30 pounds.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Responsibilities:

  • Enter donation gifts and accurately maintain volunteer and donor databases (including but not limited to information regarding individual donors, volunteers, foundation gifts, etc.).
  • Prepare and mail acknowledgement letters within 48 hour of gift receipts.
  • Process credit card gifts/payments; maintain Square, Benevity, and Truist accounts.
  • Accurately maintain contact information of agency’s constituents (including but not limited to mailing addresses and email addresses using volunteer and donor database, and Constant Contact email software).
  • Generate various reports of donors/volunteers from database.
  • Coordinate the printing and distribution of agency print materials.
  • Produce agency annual reports.
  • Coordinate ordering of agency-wide and program specific supplies and merchandise (including but not limited to agency stationary, employee business cards, agency-branded give-a-ways, office supplies including preferred in-house print paper and postage/bulk mail postage).
  • House and keep inventory on agency give-aways (pens, t-shirts, water bottles, etc.).
  • Adhere to agency-wide annual communications and development calendar of mailings and events.
  • Ensure collection and retention of signed Media Release forms.
  • Communicate with development/marketing software companies’ customer services as needed (including but not limited to E-Tapestry, Constant Contact, Adobe).
  • Coordinate use and storage of agency display and table cloth usage.

Other

  • Adhere to agency policy, procedures and the professional code of ethics.
  • Seek relevant training opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Participate in regular staff meetings, staff training programs, and supervisory sessions.
  • Satisfactorily complete any other special assignments as requested by supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Maintenance Tech

Part-time hourly

Accountable to: Comptroller

Objective: To provide basic general maintenance and repairs to Santa Maria & Santa Maria Properties facilities as requested.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED minimum and at least two years’ experience in general building maintenance/trades.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance, and transportation.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion.
  • Must be able to work well both around others and independently.
  • Ability to relate to and communicate well with diverse people, including staff, volunteers, customers, vendors and the public.
  • Experience with and sensitivity to people with a variety of cultural backgrounds, including Appalachian, African-American and Hispanic.
  • A strong sense of and respect for confidentiality involving both clients and fellow employees.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete maintenance duties as assigned at Santa Maria’s & Santa Maria Properties’ various facilities.
  • Coordination of outside contractors.
  • Purchase of materials and keep careful records of purchases.
  • Provide own tools for the work unless there is prior approval to purchase or rent specific tools needed for specific jobs.
  • Adhere to agency policy, procedures and the professional code of ethics.
  • Provide regular updates to Supervisor and/or key staff on progress of all jobs/projects.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Workforce Coach

Accountable to: Education Director

Objective: This position specializes in coaching of youth (ages 16-24) to achieve their educational, employment and career goals, while helping eliminate barriers in housing, transportation, health, etc.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintains a caseload of youth and assists them in resolving barriers that impact their educational and/or employment goals. Provides internal and external referrals as necessary.
  • Maintains contact with all youth on a monthly basis. Willingness to meet with client in home, community, or on job site.
  • Serve as the primary workforce coach for youth that have children in the Early Childhood program within Santa Maria.
  • Effectively completes and processes all CCMEP intake eligibility forms via collecting documents, completing assessments, ordering eligibility documents, and compiling files.
  • Keeps current and accurate data on all clients via case management notes, data entry into various workforce databases.
  • Ensure that needed job-readiness, job placement, and job retention services are provided to clients, identify and develop effective job opportunities for present and future clients.
  • Meet all outcomes including job placement/retention targets, and educational outcomes
  • Assist clients with accessing post-secondary/vocational training needs including completing applications for Individual Training Accounts.
  • Provides customer service to clients, colleagues, and the general public
  • Provide GED tutoring in classroom as needed.
  • Provide basics of financial coaching as needed to promote self-sufficiency
  • Administers the academic assessment (TABE) and Practice GED exams as needed.
  • Transport students to GED test at testing sites, job interviews, or referral agencies as needed
  • Maintain working knowledge of SMCS programs to successfully navigate connections through the family-centered care model
  • Assist with recruitment of clients as needed, provide large group introductions during orientation
  • Connect clients to work experience opportunities and develop job contacts
  • Manage the Work Experience component of the CCMEP program that includes: developing new worksites, maintain current worksites via ongoing communication with supervisors/community partners, and assist with ensuring that documentation is met and up to standards for all work sites. Obtain feedback from site supervisors and communicate to individual Workforce Coaches.
  • Process time sheets from worksite supervisors to Eastern Personnel, and resolve issues between Eastern and Work Experience Participants.

Other:

  • Adhere to agency policy, procedures and the professional code of ethics.
  • Seek relevant training opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Work with agency volunteers, interns, community residents and fellow employees as needed.
  • Participate in regular staff meetings, staff training programs and supervisory sessions.
  • Satisfactorily complete any other special assignments as requested by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

Lower Price Hill Sports League Coach

(Temporary position)

Accountable to: Youth Development Program Coordinator

Objective: To improve athletic skills in the youth of Lower Price Hill

Qualifications:

  • Experience with children
  • Basic knowledge of basketball, football, softball, volleyball and soccer
  • Physically able to engage in what is being taught
  • Experience coaching is a bonus

Responsibilities:

  • Provide the necessary practice, support and advice for the team to engage in healthy competition in a sports season.
  • Plan and execute age appropriate drills for the boys and girls in the LPH sports league
  • Guide and support youth mentors who are assistant coaches in the league
  • Adhere to agency policy, procedures and the professional code of ethics.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30-5pm (5 hours); 1 hour a week for planning. (6 hours. total)

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, GED Tutors, 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 job, in accordance with applicable laws.  

Qualifications:

• 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.