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Do you want to empower at-risk families  who are experiencing homelessness?  Then check us out!
We are hiring!

Looking for a fun, energetic team to make a difference in the community while serving families who are experiencing homelessness? Join our Team at Bethany House Services.

Administrative Assistant

You will be directly responsible for the quality administration, support of a variety of administrative programs including office operations and procedures, IT and Facilities oversight and coordination of administrative activities. You will be responsible for working with the Executive Director and other members of the Leadership Team to achieve our mission and business goals.  In addition, you will be responsible for positively responding to internal and external audiences; and proactively working within the organization and in our communities to make our agency be both the “provider and the employer of choice.”

The job responsibilities include providing administrative support to the Executive Director including correspondence, reports, minutes and scheduling meetings; coordinating IT projects for the agency and ensuring the building and facilities are maintained as necessary to provide a safe and effective environment for clients, volunteers, visitors and employees.

The successful candidate should have an Associate degree and a minimum of 3-5 years of work experience in the field of office administration and management; knowledge of information technology, computer systems, and software; proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, Raiser’s Edge is a plus and related tools and applications.

Development Director

Homeless parents should have emergency shelter and the support and tools to create a sustainable home life for their children. Join our mission to expand access to meet the growing need. You will be a critical member of our leadership team. Create new fundraising programs and systems to track progress. Tell our story in the community, and help volunteers and donors connect with our mission. Drive the growth of Greater Cincinnati’s largest shelter and service organization for homeless parents and children.

The most successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree; CFRE accreditation is a plus. Minimum five years professional fundraising experience with demonstrated success in expanding financial support, major gifts and corporate donations. Successful experience in capital campaigns, public relations and marketing desirable.

Aftercare Services Case Manager

We are looking for an individual who will be responsible for providing professional services which includes case management, connection to community resources, crisis intervention and connection to emergency financial assistance to families that have exited the homeless services system, whether this exit is directly from Shelter Diversion, Emergency Shelter, or from a supportive housing program. Aftercare services are intended to help families maintain/stabilize in housing and reduce rates of return to homelessness by improving self-sufficiency; achieving financial stability by ensuring income is sufficient to meet financial obligations and reducing trauma and increasing trauma symptom management skills.

The most successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or related field, with a minimum of two years’ experience working with homeless individuals and other disadvantaged populations in crisis Master’s Degree a plus. A LSW license is a plus; clinical supervision toward licensure is available.

Donor Database & Research Associate

This part time position will be directly responsible for managing all aspects of the Raisers’ Edge donor database and analyzing the data. You will provide database administration including maintenance and upgrades of the database and its constituent records. Duties include maintaining data integrity by establishing regular system checks and audits; providing database analysis including the production of reports, data extraction, data segmentation and forecasting to build a robust pool of qualified prospects; providing oversight of gift processing and its integration into the database; producing constituent thank you, solicitation and other donor communication pieces provided by the Executive Director; producing all mailing lists for various fund raising purposes; utilizing multiple sources to research existing constituents; utilizing same sources to build list of new, highly qualified prospects for individuals, corporations, organizations and Foundations; working in close collaboration with frontline fundraisers to increase fundraising effectiveness; and other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

The most successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree or any combination of education, training, and/or experience equivalent to completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field; and a minimum of 3-5 years of work experience with a non-profit organization in fundraising database systems. In addition, familiarity with performance metrics, prospect management and a solid understanding of fundraising strategies; experience with Raiser’s Edge/Blackbaud software or other relationship database program is a plus; and a strong quantitative, analytical and writing skills.

On-Call Shelter Assistant

You will work alongside other Social Service Workers to meet the needs of our clients.  These positions are for 16 hours per week and are for 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift including weekends.  You will be responsible for general operations of shelter to ensure safety and hospitality of clients/volunteers/staff; provide tours of the shelter when clients arrive; assist in ensuring that all volunteers are utilized while at the shelter; follow all procedures as set forth by the Shelter Director; oversee shelter’s inventory of material needs and provide weekly needs list to Shelter Director.

The most successful candidates will have a High School Diploma and a valid driver’s license.

Shelter – Child Care Workers

Interested in a part-time job with a passion? We are looking for two new Child Care Workers to oversee the children while their parents are taking life skills classes.

You will work alongside other Social Service Workers to meet the needs of our clients.  The hours are Monday – Thursday from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00p.m.

Job duties include:

  • Observe and monitor children’s play activities.
  • Keep records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered.
  • Follow all procedures as set forth by the Shelter Director.
  • Instruct children in health and personal habits such as eating, resting, and toilet habits.
  • Read to children, and teach them simple painting, drawing, handicrafts, and songs.
  • Organize and participate in recreational activities, such as games.
  • Sanitize toys and play area.
  • Oversee shelter’s inventory of material needs and provide weekly needs list to Child/Parent Coordinator.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience working with the homeless a plus!
  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.
  • Effective listening skills
  • Good judgment so you can respond to emergencies or difficult situations.
  • Good instructional skills to be able to explain things in terms that young children can understand.
  • Interpersonal skills to work well with people
  • Patience to be able to respond calmly to overwhelming and difficult situations.
  • Physical stamina – lots of energy

 

Part Time Grant Assistant

As a Part Time Grant Assistant, you will support the Grant Coordinator. You will work across agency departments to coordinate, compile and update programmatic data; assist with data collection and data entry; conduct research and work with staff to gather client, organizational and industry statistics for use in grants and collaborate with program staff to assist with development of Continuous Quality Improvement protocols for all departments. More specifically, you will coordinate internally with staff to assemble program and financial data for grant applications and reports; assist with the generation of data reports for grants; maintain files of proposals, reports, and stewardship materials; maintain the grant office – file grant proposals, applications, research, etc.; assist in the preparation of grant proposals; assist in preparing grant reports for Executive Director and Board of Directors as needed.

You must be working towards a Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 1-2 years’ work experience in a related field; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong proofreading and editing skills; Experience with Statistical package desired (i.e. SPSS); Experience with VESTA is a plus; Experience with Microsoft Suite including Excel and Access; Raiser’s Edge is a plus; and impeccable attention to detail.

CONTACT:  Mary Bennett Brown, Human Resources Director for more information about this position.  513-557-2404 or email mbrown@bhsinc.org

 

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