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Employment Opportunities

Looking for Skilled and Motivated Individuals

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Cincinnati has been helping our neighbors in need for more than 150 years. We work with those in need, regardless of race or creed, to bridge the gaps in their lives. We provide home visits by neighborhood-based volunteers and produce groundbreaking initiatives like our Charitable Pharmacy and Homelessness Prevention Program. We also have a network of 11 food pantries, eight thrift stores across Hamilton County and offer numerous other programs and partnerships.

St. Vincent de Paul is always looking for highly skilled and motivated individuals to help us perform our mission. Currently, we have the following job openings:

Catino Women’s Self-Sufficiency Program Manager

This position is designated salaried and exempt

Reports To: Senior Director of Services

Scope of Position: The Catino Women’s Self Sufficiency Manager is responsible for advancing St. Vincent de Paul’s mission through the development, administration, and facilitation of the Becky Catino Women’s Stability, Employment, and Empowerment Program. This program, which will be rolled out in 2022, seeks to encourage women to achieve stability and self-sufficiency through coaching, mentoring, skill development and material support. The prompt and effective delivery of service engagement and responsible stewardship are the expectations of this team member’s work. Efficient extension of services to ensure programmatic and financial accountability and concrete outcomes is a key aspect of this role. This leader must consistently model the mission and values of St. Vincent de Paul. This position is an integral member of the Services leadership team.

Job Responsibilities: 

1. Program Administration:

  • Development and administration of an individualized curriculum that may include referrals to non-SVDP services/agencies as needed, referrals to employers, soft skills/workplace expectations training, testing (aptitude/personality/interest) and financial literacy programming, including connection with banking services
  • Mentoring and career counseling with program participants
  • Management of program budget, including ensuring compliance with spending/budgetary guidelines
  • Collecting, recording, analyzing, and reporting on data needed to evaluate services provided
  • Facilitation of participant group meetings

2. Relationship Cultivation:

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with employers, schools and training programs, and service organizations that will serve as sources for referrals of candidates, professional development, and employment
  • Identifying appropriate candidates for the program; these candidates will be highly motivated women who face barriers to self-sustaining employment that this program will address

3. Extension of Support Services:

  • Administration of assistance for participants that may include childcare funding, payment for job-specific supplies, payment for education, educational supplies, and/or training programs for identified career path, and assistance with transportation barriers
  • Coordination with and referral to basic assistance resources within and beyond SVDP as needed

4. Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Education, or a related field, and three years of relevant experience are required. The ideal candidate for this position has a history of successful program implementation and development; strong organizational and interpersonal skills; an ability to communicate well orally and in writing; and the ability to effectively relate to people of different cultural and economic backgrounds. Familiarity with adult learning processes and assessment tools as well as solid computer skill proficiency including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint) are essential. This position requires some schedule flexibility. A current valid driver’s license and the ability to travel offsite are required.

Work Environment: Office environment; adequately lighted, heated and ventilated

Physical Requirements: Job duties can primarily be performed from a desk; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items up to 35 pounds; ability to drive or otherwise commute to/from and participate in off-site meetings & events is required.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to forward cover letter, resume & compensation expectations to slain@svdpcincinnati.org . Thank you.

Social Services Advocate

Hours: 40 hours/week, Monday-Saturday, non-exempt

Reports To: Social Services Lead

Scope of Position: The Social Services Advocate is the primary contact person for those requesting social services at the Neyer Outreach Center. Engagement, assessment, eligibility determination, gathering documentation and service delivery are primary functions. Engaging neighbors to develop a holistic plan that incorporates assistance from SVDP with resources available through other agencies or individuals in order to address their needs is another critical function. The team member must be able to: 1) build relationships with neighbors in need, using a strengths-based approach to help them recognize and utilize their personal strengths and resources; 2) promote systemic change; and 3) adhere to SVDP’s policies and procedures to ensure program sustainability. This team member must consistently model the mission and values of St. Vincent de Paul.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Engage neighbors seeking assistance, either by walk in or appointment, to holistically assess overall situation, eligibility for assistance and provide appropriate SVDP assistance and referrals, as necessary
  • Assess and respond, as necessary, to needs of neighbors presenting critical situations at any time during business hours
  • Participate as a member of the SVDP Social Services team as well as positively interacting with volunteers and other SVDP staff
  • Prepare case notes, develop and maintain files, and enter required neighbor related data accurately into our electronic case management system
  • Participate in selection process used to identify requests for rent and utility assistance to receive funding
  • Maintain awareness of primary community resources available to address needs presented by neighbors as well as the process for accessing them
  • Assist Call Center with harvesting and returning calls to neighbors
  • Lead/participate in special projects as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: High school diploma required; college degree is preferred. Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, or related fields preferred. Bilingual (Spanish speaking) abilities are a plus. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to communicate well orally and in writing; commitment to detail and documentation; project management skills; ability to work under pressure; and a comfort in engaging with people of different cultural and economic backgrounds in a faith-based setting are necessary.

Work Environment: Office environment-adequately lighted, heated and ventilated.

Physical Requirements: Job duties can primarily be performed from a desk; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items up to 35 lbs; driving an automobile.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to forward cover letter, resume & compensation expectations to mreid@svdpcincinnati.org. Thank you.

 

Gift Processing Coordinator

Hours: 40 hours/week, non-exempt

Reports To: Senior Development Manager

Scope of Position: The Gift Processing Coordinator is responsible for all tasks related to the organization’s donor database including gift processing, donation acknowledgments, mailing lists, online donation and registration forms, reporting, and more. This position will work closely with SVDP’s Development and Finance Departments.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Accurately process all donations made to SVDP and reconcile donor database records with accounting records from Finance Department
  • Manage all components of donor acknowledgement process including thank you letters, tax exemption wording, memorial acknowledgements, and personal messages and signatures for select donors.
  • Oversee donor database tasks including but not limited to creating and updating donor records, removing duplicate records, establishing new gift codes, creating new fields, integrating data from other sources, assigning staff/volunteer usernames and securities, and training new users.
  • Manage online donation and registration forms and ensure compatibility between donor database and organizational website.
  • Assist with donor mailings by pulling mail lists from database and coordinating in-house processes.
  • Assist in executing drives and special events, especially by managing online and in-person registration for all events and training all registration volunteers.
  • Produce and ensure accuracy of regular development reports through the database.
  • Record notes at relevant Committee meetings and transcribe notes into minutes.
  • Manage email lists and distribution capabilities of SVDP’s email marketing software and its integration with donor database.
  • Lead prospect research for individual donors, corporations, and foundations and ensure all research is integrated into donor database.
  • Supervise development-focused, high school and college student interns
  • Provide support and perform other duties as needed for the External Relations Department.

Qualifications:

  • Highly developed attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational, clerical, and time management skills
  • Strong ability to think creatively and strategically while problem solving
  • Adaptability to a fast-paced and fast-changing work environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly with different constituencies including donors, volunteers, and colleagues
  • Experience doing data entry or working with/running reports from databases (especially DonorPerfect), CRMs, or other similar systems
  • Ability to perform simple accounting procedures
  • Positive and collaborative attitude
  • Understanding of and commitment to the mission of St. Vincent de Paul
  • Availability to work some event-related evenings and weekends
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
  • High school or equivalent diploma

Physical Requirements: Job duties can primarily be performed from a desk using standard office equipment. Occasional requirement to lift items of 20 pounds for special events.

Applicants should send resume and cover letter to dflynn@svdpcincinnati.org.

Formation and Service Learning Director

Hours: Full-time, exempt

Reports To: Senior Director of Services

Scope of Position: The Formation and Service Learning Director is responsible for advancing St. Vincent de Paul’s mission through the development and facilitation of formation and training content and events for Vincentians, staff, retreatants, and volunteers as well as offering strategic oversight of the Service Learning program, made up of the Ozanam Center for Service Learning and the Vincentian Volunteers of Cincinnati programs. The Formation and Service Learning Director values and models Vincentian spirituality, friendship and service and acts as a spiritual animator for the District Council.

Job Responsibilities:

1. Conferences Formation:

  • Work closely with the Senior Director of Services and the Director of Conferences to define the annual formation and training offerings for the Cincinnati District Council, supporting the needs of Vincentians as identified by Conference assessments, the Upward Together Strategic Plan, and the foundational documents of the Society
  • Plan, promote and deliver formation and training events, including the Ozanam Orientation, retreats, spiritual celebrations, and liturgies for the Cincinnati District Council
  • Assist the Conferences Manager in the planning and execution of other Cincinnati District Council events (e.g., Fellowship Mass & Reception, District Meetings)
  • Evaluate each formation and training event, working toward continual improvement in the events themselves and in the schedule overall
  • Lead the Cincinnati District Council Formation Committee, including identifying new Committee members and managing quarterly Committee meetings
  • Identify potential new presenters and formators and participate in their formation and training
  • Support and advocate for growth in Vincentian spirituality throughout the District to include creating spiritual content for Council communications
  • Provide any necessary formation and training to support Conference Spiritual Advisors
  • Maintain Cincinnati District Council formation and training records and report results as requested
  • Maintain and make available a library of support materials to enrich Vincentian experience
  • Attend Conference meetings as needed in order to reinforce Vincentian spirituality and values
  • Prepare prayers, reflections and retreats for Society Board meetings as requested
  • Collaborate and support the formation and training needs of the Hamilton and St. Martin Districts as time permits

2. Service Learning:

  • Supervise Service Learning staff; including coordinating and developing a cohesive team, planning for and coordinating hiring processes, conducting evaluations and developing plans to develop employees’ skills
  • Develop and oversee strategic planning for Service Learning Department programs
  • Serve as an active participant on the Service Learning Advisory Committee
  • In collaboration with the Service Learning Program Manager, prepare and manage budget for programs within the Service Learning Department
  • Assist in developing and facilitating retreats and workshops as needed, ensuring that retreat programing meets the needs of the community, including involving and supporting Conference Vincentians
  • Develop and oversee strategic planning and outcomes measures for the VVC program
  • Collaborate with the Service Learning Program Manager to oversee marketing, promotion and recruitment for the VVC program
  • Ensure the VVC program is in compliance with AmeriCorps and Catholic Volunteer Network rules and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience are required. A degree in Pastoral Ministry, Theology, Religious Education or related field of study is preferred. Vincentian experience is preferred, as is experience leading faith formation and/or retreats for youth and young adults. While SVDP Cincinnati values a diverse workforce, this position’s uniquely Catholic nature requires that the ideal candidate be an observant Roman Catholic with a commitment to the beliefs and culture of the Catholic faith. The ideal candidate for this position has a history of successful program implementation and development; strong organizational and interpersonal skills; experience with leading and supervising staff; an ability to communicate well orally and in writing; and the ability to effectively relate to people of different cultural and economic backgrounds. Familiarity with adult learning processes, as well as solid computer skill proficiency including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint) are essential. This position requires schedule flexibility to support weekend and evening activities. A current valid driver’s license and the ability to travel offsite are required; applicants must be Safe Environment certified or achieve this certification prior to start date.

Work Environment: Office environment; adequately lighted, heated and ventilated

Physical Requirements: Job duties can primarily be performed from a desk; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items up to 35 pounds; ability to drive or otherwise commute to/from and participate in off-site meetings & events is required.

Mission: A network of neighbors, inspired by Gospel values, growing in holiness and building a more just world through personal relationships with and services to people in need.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to forward cover letter, resume & compensation expectations to slain@svdpcincinnati.org. Thank you.

Thrift Stores and Donation Centers workers

We currently have openings for cashiers, stock clerks, warehouse workers, sales and assistant managers. You may apply in-person at your neighborhood St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store or fill out the Thrift Store Employment Application.

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The Society of St. Vincent de Paul-Cincinnati District Council provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Vincent de Paul complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.