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Job Title:Executive Assistant




Job Summary: The Executive Assistant will provide high-level administrative support to the CEO. Reporting directly to the CEO, the Executive Assistant will complete a broad variety of administrative tasks that facilitate the CEO’s ability to effectively lead the organization. The Executive Assistant must be effective in planning, prioritizing and executing tasks in a timely manner. They must also exhibit skills in building & maintaining strong relationships both internally & externally.
Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must effectively communicate via phone and email ensuring that all Executive Assistant duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.
  • Manage sensitive matters with a high level of confidentiality and discretion
  • Maintain the CEO’s calendar by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences; resolving any scheduling issues
  • Create and prepare documents, presentations, agendas, reports, and specials projects
  • Excellent communication and time management skills; proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Review, prioritize and respond to emails/phone calls/texts
  • Provide hospitality to all guests and help to create a welcoming environment
  • Represent the organization and CEO in a positive light through great follow-through skills and sound judgment
  • Plan, coordinate, organize and help at various company meetings, events and celebrations
  • Works closely and effectively with the CEO to keep them well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities; following up appropriately
  • Other projects/duties as assigned for the overall benefit of the organization
Complexity of Work: Within the scope of the job, it requires the ability to anticipate needs, think critically, and offer solutions to problems with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. Must be able to work with minimal supervision, work in a stressful environment, and adapt to change quickly.

Personal Protective Equipment: Follow Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Required Credential(s)

  • Valid Driver’s License and have the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle, as demonstrated by good driving record
  • Up to date Fingerprints/background check, drug screening as required by the State of Indiana
  • Able to meet requirements per licensing/ministry regulations
  • Strong ability to execute work with a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Make appropriate, informed decisions regarding priorities and available time
  • Ability to complete a high volume of tasks and projects with little or no guidance; self-motivated
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally
  • Perform duties at the highest level possible on a consistent basis
  • Advanced Proficiency in Google Workspace and/or Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrates ability to take initiative, anticipate needs and exercise independent/sound judgment
Education:
  • Minimum of an Associate's Degree or higher


Work Experience:
  • At least 3 years of experience in the field or in a related area
  • Significant executive support experience, including supporting C-level executives.
  • Nonprofit experience is highly-preferred



    To apply send resume to employment@ednamartincc.org 



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    Job Title:   IEPN Community Navigator - Community Resilience Builder


    The Edna Martin Christian Center (EMCC) was established as the East Side Christian Center in 1941. In 1946 the Center became a home mission of the American Baptist Churches, USA. As a result of this affiliation, the services and programs of the center expanded to include social services to strengthen families in the neighborhood. EMCC is actively seeking a Community Resilience Builder who will serve as a capacity builder with a focus on youth empowerment, emergency preparedness and community safety. This position is a collaborative partnership with the Red Cross.

    Purpose: The Community Resilience Builder is a position designed to increase and improve the connectivity, vitality and emergency preparedness for Martindale Brightwood neighborhood residents. Importantly, this role will provide outreach and engagement opportunities for residents, especially young people, to be empowered to be more involved in their neighborhood.

    The selected candidate will work with EMCC, the Red Cross and community stakeholders to strategize, organize and mobilize community members.

    The community builder position is scheduled for 40 hours per week; however, night and weekend hours may be required.

    Responsibilities:

    • Improve the connectivity, vitality and emergency preparedness for Martindale Brightwood neighborhood residents
    • Provide outreach and engagement opportunities for residents, especially young people, to deepen their connection and involvement in their community
    • Support the community by providing services such as community preparedness education programs and youth preparedness presentations
    • Recruit, develop, train and support a team of volunteers that will work to implement and develop initiatives that increase Red Cross visibility through program/service delivery of disaster preparedness programs
    • Convene community organizations focused on empowering youth for community safety
    • Liaise with government and non-government agencies to build connections and involve youth in the full disaster cycle
    • Educate to impact participants’ ability to advocate for appropriate resources in their communities.
    • Attend all scheduled staff and partner meetings.
    • Keep open communication with community stakeholders and volunteers who may have immediate questions or situations that need to be addressed.
    • Create strong relationships with different service providers and have strong working knowledge of what services they provide.
    • Develop and distribute flyers regarding large recruitment or educational seminars as needed.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    To apply send résumé to Jamie Scott, Martindale Brightwood Education Zone Director: jscott@ednamartincc.org 



     

    Job Title:   Business and Community Navigator


    Job Summary: The Business and Community Navigator will work with the Micro-Enterprise Pathway Tier 3 and 4 entrepreneurs, to develop and scale their businesses. The Business and Community Navigator will introduce entrepreneurs to the MBE/WMBE processes, enroll them and provide opportunities to bid on contracts. The Business and Community Navigator will also develop and facilitate the Community Executive Leadership Training Series for small businesses and start-up organizations. The Business and Community Navigator will build relationships with financial institutions and entities who provide funding to entrepreneurs.

    Responsibilities:

    • Develop and facilitate the Community Executive Leadership Training Series
    • Recruit and establish relationships – establish rapport with each participant to enable great coaching experiences (Tier 3 and Tier 4)
    • Educate entrepreneurs on the process of obtaining a MBE/WBME Certification
    • Provide MBE/WMBE entrepreneurs with bidding opportunities
    • Develop workshops on QuickBooks for the winners of the Micro-Enterprise Pitch Contest
    • Provide direct one-on-one coaching and technical assistance to small business developers and small business clients, while also providing financial coaching using the Center for Working Families model
    • Guide participants on their journey – for each participant, establish a plan for their journey through the Program, encourage participants’ successful completion of the journey, and provide a supported exit to participants at program completion, or when appropriate
    • Attend all economic development meetings (Promise Zone, LISC/Kiva, etc.)
    • Connect participants to existing business creation and development resources such as SCORE, BOI, REDI, Indiana Small Business Association, Small Business Administration, and financing products such as Twin accounts and IDAs through Center for Working Families network enrollment and participation
    • Work with participants on business ideas – support the ideation process that participants will undertake, individually or in small groups, to identify microenterprise opportunities to explore and develop
    • Refer participants to skill building opportunities –skills development workshops for personal and business finance, and the running of a microenterprise; refer participants to appropriate service providers to address specific skills gaps
    • Create amazing partnerships – establish and maintain a high-performing network of referring partners, service-provider partners, mentor partners, industry and government partners.
    • Record business successes and activities in client files and maintain and update client database
    • Research and develop grants that support entrepreneurship funding
    • Support staff in developing their Professional Development Plans, encourage and nourish their innovation and ownership of program outcomes
    • Responsible for supervising the effective utilization of the Center for Working Families’ outcomes tracking system (ETO)
    • Responsible for reporting to program funders and other key stakeholders
    • Effectively utilize data and outcomes to drive program decisions and design

    Complexity of Work:

    • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in stressful environment, and adapt to change quickly.

    Personal Protective Equipment:

    • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required

    Minimum Qualifications
    Required Credential(s):

    • Valid Driver’s License and have the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle, as demonstrated by good driving record
    • Up to date fingerprints/background check

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited institution preferred

    Work Experience:

    • Must be well-versed in community economic development strategies
    • Must have experience in the Center for Working Families and the bundled service model
    • Must be self-motivated; comfortable working independently.
    • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Must be able to work in a team environment.
    • Have the ability to relate to small business owners, regardless of professions.
    • Have a strong interest in microenterprise or economic development.
    • Ability to learn quickly and apply knowledge.
    To apply send cover letter and résumé to employment@ednamartincc.org 


     
     

    Job Title:   Financial Wellness Manager


    Job Summary: Edna Martin Christian Center (EMCC) works to improve the quality of life for residents in the Martindale-Brightwood community and beyond. Guided by our commitment to support individuals and the whole family, our Financial Wellness Manager (FWM) helps individuals and families with soft and hard skill training, education, reentry services and overall financial stability.

    Job Requirements: The Financial Wellness Manager works to ensure each participant is receiving training across all service areas. If warranted, adults may be enrolled in the Center for Working Families (CWF), Bridges to Career Opportunities (BCO) or the Community Solutions and Entrepreneurship Center (CSEC) based on eligibility requirements.
    Specific responsibilities of the FWM include:

    Financial Development:

    • Assist clients in resolving current financial situations, while providing a wide lens on their financial health to shift the approach to proactive financial management
    • Conduct financial literacy training for clients and entrepreneurs
    • Work with clients to complete a detailed financial assessment
    • Work with clients to document budget and provide strategies for budget improvements
    • Develop investment club/or training to assist clients who are interested in investing
    • Develop plans to action and provide tools, resources and accountability to the client to help them meet their goals
    • Develop relationships with local financial institutions and community organizations
    • Enter subsequent CFA, employment, education, entrepreneurship, and income supports reports
    • Assist members with opening checking/saving accounts

    Income Supports:

    • Provide one-to-one income supports counseling with program participants
    • Assist with crisis needs including accessing internal and external resources to eliminate or minimize barriers.
    • Conduct a general benefits screening; discuss all benefits for which the client is eligible and assist clients through the application process, as needed
    • Develop relationships with local government offices and community organizations

    Data & Development:

    • Monitor client’s eligibility to ensure funder compliance
    • Ensure enrollment and development screening tools are completed in accordance with the time frame of internal processes.
    • Accurately create and manage participant files; ensure data is correctly entered into the Efforts to Outcomes (ETO), a client management system within internal deadlines
    • Perform follow-up assessments and subsequent data entry according to internal deadlines
    • Attend professional development workshops and seminars to further develop expertise
    • Attend local round-tables and other learning/networking opportunities in order to deepen knowledge of coaching/case management best practices and resources available for client

    Position Requirements:

    • Ability to work with diverse populations. Previous work experience with the target population, and/or the ability to provide services in a culturally sensitive manner
    • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited institution or 3-5 years of direct case management, coaching or training experience required
    • Knowledge of the Center for Working Families bundled services model preferred
    • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team as a cooperative and successive team member
    • Knowledge of education systems, community resources and the ability to build relationships
    • Excellent written, verbal, communication and organizational skills
    • Technologically savvy with solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office, databases and the internet. Efforts to Outcome (ETO) experience a plus.
    • Must be available to work a flexible schedule beyond normal business hours.
    • Able to advocate for participants to access additional education and/or training opportunities
    • A strong understanding of personal finances, particularly in the areas of budgeting, asset building and credit building
    • Competent at following directions, filling out forms, and applications (both paper and online)
    • Knowledge of educational assessment tools including administration, scoring and interpretation of results that will benefit participants preferred
    • Ability to multi-task a variety of activities and remain focused on the best customer service.

    To apply send cover letter and résumé to employment@ednamartincc.org 


     

    Job Title:   Development & Skills Trainer

    Job Summary: Edna Martin Christian Center (EMCC) works to improve the quality of life for residents in the Martindale-Brightwood community and beyond. Guided by our commitment to support individuals and the whole family, our Development & Skills Trainer (DST) helps individuals and families with soft and hard skill training, education, entrepreneurship, reentry services and overall financial stability.

    Job Requirements: The Development & Skills Trainer works to ensure each participant is receiving training across all service areas. If warranted, adults may be enrolled in the Center for Working Families (CWF), Bridges to Career Opportunities (BCO) or the Community Solutions and Entrepreneurship Center (CSEC) based on eligibility requirements.
    Specific responsibilities of the DST include:

    Adult Education & Training:

    • Conduct educational assessments for participants that include TABE and HSE testing to ascertain placement in available programs and options
    • Develop and conduct internal occupational skills training
    • Work with HSE/ABE programs housed at EMCC to ensure participants are engaged and making adequate progress
    • Provide 1:1 educational assistance when needed
    • Refer participants to educational options (including post-secondary) and/or employment training opportunities as applicable
    • Foster partnerships with Ivy Tech, Marian University, Martin University, IUPUI, UIndy and other educational institutions to create positive options for participants

    Income Supports:

    • Provide one-to-one income supports counseling with program participants
    • Assist with crisis needs including accessing internal and external resources to eliminate or minimize barriers.
    • ● Conduct a general benefits screening; discuss all benefits for which the client is eligible and assist clients through the application process, as needed
    • Develop relationships with local government offices and community organizations

    Data & Development:

    • Monitor client’s eligibility to ensure funder compliance
    • Enter subsequent CFA, employment, education, entrepreneurship, and income supports reports
    • Ensure enrollment and development screening tools are completed in accordance with the time frame of internal processes.
    • ● Accurately create and manage participant files; ensure data is correctly entered into the Efforts to Outcomes (ETO), a client management system within internal deadlines
    • Perform follow-up assessments and subsequent data entry according to internal deadlines
    • Attend professional development workshops and seminars to further develop expertise
    • Attend local round-tables and other learning/networking opportunities in order to deepen knowledge of coaching/case management best practices and resources available for clients

    Position Requirements:

    • Ability to work with diverse populations. Previous work experience with the target population, and/or the ability to provide services in a culturally sensitive manner
    • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited institution or 3-5 years of direct case management, coaching, group facilitation or training experience required
    • Knowledge of the Center for Working Families bundled services model preferred
    • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team as a cooperative and successive team member
    • Knowledge of education systems, community resources and the ability to build relationships
    • Excellent written, verbal, communication and organizational skills
    • Technologically savvy with solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office, databases and the internet. Efforts to Outcome (ETO) experience a plus.
    • Must be available to work a flexible schedule beyond normal business hours.
    • Able to advocate for participants to access additional education and/or training opportunities
    • A strong understanding of personal finances, particularly in the areas of budgeting, asset building and credit building
    • Competent at following directions, filling out forms, and applications (both paper and online)
    • Knowledge of educational assessment tools including administration, scoring and interpretation of results that will benefit participants preferred
    • Ability to multi-task a variety of activities and remain focused on the best customer service.

    To apply send cover letter and résumé to employment@ednamartincc.org 


     

    Job Title:   Workforce Development Manager


    Job Summary: The Career Education and Training Academy Manager is responsible for providing integrated services that focus on improving the financial situation for low to moderate income families by helping people boost earnings, reduce expenses, and make appropriate financial decisions that lead to assets building. CETA provides individuals and families with services across four critical and interconnected areas:
    • Employment placement, job retention and skill improvement
    • Financial coaching and counseling
    • Access to income supports/public benefits
    • Educational and occupational skills training and development

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for the overall management and growth of the Career Education and Training Academy towards sustainability and meeting neighborhood/client needs.
    • Responsible for ensuring the approaches and best practices of the Center for Working Families model are honored in program design, evaluation, and implementation.
    • Work in collaboration with development department to develop, revise and update program budgets and performance systems.
    • Develop Memorandums of Understanding and independent contracts with partners and vendors.
    • Develop and maintain program flow-charts, manuals, systems, and policies and procedures.
    • Work in collaboration with management to seek grant opportunities and develop funding proposals
    • Work in collaboration with independent contractors to evaluate overall department operations, products including job readiness and career development curricula.
    • Innovation to meet the dynamic and changing needs of target population and staff

    Staff Management

    • Responsible for the hiring, training, evaluating and overall supervision of staff
    • Support staff in developing their Professional Development Plans, encourage and nourish their innovation and ownership of program outcomes
    • Develop job descriptions and effective recruitment and hiring
    Partnerships

    • Develop and maintain working relationships with program funders, partners, employers, institutions, and other not-for-profit organizations to meet client/neighborhood needs and ensure program success

    Outcomes

    • Responsible for supervising the effective utilization of the Center for Working Families’ outcomes tracking system (ETO)
    • Responsible for reporting to program funders and other key stakeholders
    • Effectively utilize data and outcomes to drive program decisions and design.

    Complexity of Work:

    • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in stressful environment, and adapt to change quickly.

    Personal Protective Equipment:

    • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

    Minimum Qualifications

    Required Credential(s)

    • Valid Driver’s License and have the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle, as demonstrated by good driving record
    • Up to date fingerprints/background check

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited institution preferred

    Work Experience:

    • Previous work experience in the social services sector preferred
    • Strong communication skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with clients and team members
    • Previous work experience with the target population, and/or the ability to provide services in a culturally sensitive manner
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Internet and resources savvy

    To apply send cover letter and résumé to employment@ednamartincc.org 


     

    Job Title:   Workforce Development & Skills Trainer


    Job Summary: Edna Martin Christian Center (EMCC) works to improve the quality of life for residents in the Martindale-Brightwood community and beyond. Guided by our commitment to support individuals and the whole family, our Development & Skills Trainer (DST) helps individuals and families with soft and hard skill training, education, entrepreneurship, reentry services and overall financial stability.

    Job Requirements: The Development & Skills Trainer works to ensure each participant is receiving training across all service areas. If warranted, adults may be enrolled in the Center for Working Families (CWF), Bridges to Career Opportunities (BCO) or the Community Solutions and Entrepreneurship Center (CSEC) based on eligibility requirements.
    Specific responsibilities of the DST include:

    Employment


    • Identify growing employment sectors and develop relationships with potential employers
    • Conduct job readiness training
    • Work with employers to identify specific skills and job requirements of positions they seek to fill; develop a process for residents to acquire those skills
    • Provide one-on-one employment coaching: help individuals connect with employment or skills training to advance to a better job, analyze reasons why individuals are not hired or are fired, provide job and career coaching, follow up, and job retention services
    • Advocate for hard-to-employ residents such as the disabled and ex-offenders

    Income Supports

    • Provide one-to-one income supports counseling with program participants
    • Assist with crisis needs including accessing internal and external resources to eliminate or minimize barriers.
    • Conduct a general benefits screening; discuss all benefits for which the client is eligible and assist clients through the application process, as needed
    • Develop relationships with local government offices and community organizations
    Data & Development:

    • Monitor client’s eligibility to ensure funder compliance
    • Enter subsequent CFA, employment, education, entrepreneurship, and income supports reports
    • Ensure enrollment and development screening tools are completed in accordance with the time frame of internal processes.
    • Accurately create and manage participant files; ensure data is correctly entered into the Efforts to Outcomes (ETO), a client management system within internal deadlines
    • Perform follow-up assessments and subsequent data entry according to internal deadlines
    • Attend professional development workshops and seminars to further develop expertise
    • Attend local round-tables and other learning/networking opportunities in order to deepen knowledge of coaching/case management best practices and resources available for clients as required

    Position Requirements

    • Ability to work with diverse populations. Previous work experience with the target population, and/or the ability to provide services in a culturally sensitive manner
    • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited institution or 3-5 years of direct case management, coaching or training experience required
    • Knowledge of the Center for Working Families bundled services model preferred
    • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team as a cooperative and successive team member
    • Knowledge of education systems, community resources and the ability to build relationships
    • Excellent written, verbal, communication and organizational skills
    • Technologically savvy with solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office, databases and the internet. Efforts to Outcome (ETO) experience a plus.
    • Must be available to work a flexible schedule beyond normal business hours.
    • Able to advocate for participants to access additional education and/or training opportunities
    • A strong understanding of personal finances, particularly in the areas of budgeting, asset building and credit building
    • Competent at following directions, filling out forms, and applications (both paper and online)
    • Knowledge of educational assessment tools including administration, scoring and interpretation of results that will benefit participants preferred
    • Ability to multi-task a variety of activities and remain focused on the best customer service.


    To apply send cover letter and résumé to employment@ednamartincc.org 


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    Job Title:   Youth Program Assistant Director


    Job Summary: The Edna Martin Christian Center’s (EMCC) Youth Program Assistant Director is a position based within EMCC’s Leadership & Legacy Youth Program. This is a full-time, non-exempt position. The role of the Youth Program Coordinator is to ensure the integrity and quality of the day-to-day program, support the program administratively as needed, facilitate communication, and provide direct service to the youth.

    The purpose of this position is to ensure that school-based youth programs at EMCC operate efficiently and cohesively by giving the Youth Program Coordinator responsibility for day-to-day program operations. At the school level, the site coordinator is the “face” of EMCC and represents EMCC priorities and values to school administrators, students, teachers, and parents while the Youth Program Coordinator supports them all.

    Reports to: Youth Program Director

    Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Ensure that the academic needs of youth are identified and corresponding homework help, remediation and/or lesson plans are implemented at the program-level: Specifically, grant-based data requirements, including but not limited to, grades, NWEA BOY (beginning of year), MOY (middle of year) and EOY (end of year) and submitting scores into program-specific data systems including, but not limited to, Cayen Systems and ETO.
    • Maintain an up-to-date database of Scholars attendance records, academic goals, and personal information from each program site
    • Ensure regular program referrals for the Martindale Brightwood Education Zone
    • Oversees enrollment processes for incoming families and students in collaboration with each Site Coordinator
    • Provides regular technical support and professional development to Site Coordinators to ensure best practices are being implemented and evaluated
    • Assists in OST programming and curriculum timeline development
    • Create Youth Program marketing materials and distribute to Site Coordinators and school leaders
    • Provide opportunities for content creation, including drafting program reports, writing blogs, creating programs, leading discussions, research, etc.
    • Sustain imperative partnerships for programs including direct supports for students, professional development for staffing, technical assistance and evaluation, etc.
    • Ensure programs alignment with grant metrics and the EMCC mission statement is being maintained.
    • Lead on-site staff (Site Coordinators, Youth Program Assistants, volunteers) in implementing educational and recreational activities such as MyOn Reader, IXL, STEM activities, tutoring, games, crafts, field trips, etc.
    • Refer the need for counseling, casework, and support services to the Center’s Family Success Coaches
    • Provide direct communication to parents as needed and lead family engagement events & activities
    • Establish and maintain professional, friendly, effective relationships with school staff and teachers
    • Ensure that monthly fire drills are held in compliance with EMCC and State standards and procedures and LLEP compliance is always maintained
    • Be familiar with expected program outcomes and site-specific program budget
    • Perform other related responsibilities as required

    Complexity of Work:
    • Within the scope of the job, it requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment, and adapt to change quickly.

    Personal Protective Equipment:
    • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

    Minimum Qualifications

    Licensure/Certification/Registration:
    • Willing to obtain a professional Child and Youth Care credential within one year of employment

    Required Credential(s)
    • Valid Driver’s License and have the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle, as demonstrated by good driving record
    • First Aid/CPR training as required by the State of Indiana
    • Up to date fingerprints/background check, drug screening as required by the State of Indiana
    • Computer literate (Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

    Required Education:
    • High School Diploma or equivalent

    Work Experience:
    • At least three (3) years experience in youth services

    To apply send cover letter and résumé to employment@ednamartincc.org 

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    Childcare Ministry Teacher

    Description

    Job Summary: The Edna Martin Childcare Ministry teacher has the overall responsibility of providing direct support to children and communication with families. The teacher operates the program within the confines of state, local and agency policies and budget.

    Responsibilities:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Maintain a rich, child-focused, developmentally appropriate environment for the children in his/her care.
    • Plan and implement a rich, child-focused, developmentally appropriate curriculum for the
    • children in his or her care. Share weekly plans.
    • Ensure that we meet state guidelines and that reports are submitted.
    • Gather data about each child and keep records that lead to completion of summary reports. The data will be gathered for these reports through anecdotal records, developmental checklists, and portfolios.
    • Understand and implement positive behavior management.
    • Assist in the general operations of the classroom, including but not limited to: serving meals and snacks, cleaning the classroom when the children have left.
    • Attend in-service training and local conferences, and read articles or books that keep him/her abreast of issues and trends in early childhood education.
    • Complete all necessary continuing education as required by state, NAEYC and licensing.
    • Participate in early childhood staff meetings, and all staff meetings.
    • Support, cooperate with, and communicate with other administration,
    • Maintain a positive attitude, and contribute to the general well-being of staff and students.
    • Work and communicate with families in a positive manner, and on a regular basis.
    • Communicate with parents by phone once per month, and send home newsletters.
    • Work assigned hours, be punctual, and be regular in attendance
    • Behave, speak, and dress in a professional manner.
    • Carry out any other task as may be required by the lead teachers or early childhood directors, and carry out the goals and philosophy of the program.

    Complexity of Work:

    Within the scope of the job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment, and adapt to change quickly.

    Personal Protective Equipment:

    Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Licensure/Certification/Registration:

    • Valid Driver’s License and have the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle, as demonstrated by good driving record
    • First Aid/CPR training as required by the State of Indiana
    • Up to date Fingerprints/background check, drug screening as required by the State of Indiana
    • Knowledge and ability to facilitate growth of the program.
    • Ability to lead ministry work within the classroom while maintaining academic and social standards.
    • Respect and love for children.
    • Disposition to work positively with others.
    • Able to meet requirements per licensing/ministry regulations

    Education:

    Minimum of Associate's degree or CDA in Early Childhood (preferred), or experience in early childhood development programs with a plan to gain CDA or pertinent degree within one year of being hired.

    To apply send cover letter and résumé to employment@ednamartincc.org 

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    Youth Program Assistant

    How does YOUR mission relate to OURS?

    Why join the Youth Staff of EMCC

    • Make a difference in the lives & educational outcomes of our school-aged youth
    • Earn competitive wages
    • Work in your own building or at our newly renovated intergenerational facility
    • Supplement income over spring/fall/summer break by assisting with day camps

    Before- and After-School Programming

    • EMCC works with 16 schools in and around the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood.
      • Before-School Care (7am-9am ) - Time for play/exercise, technology, and arts/crafts.
      • After-School Care - Offered in-school at IPS 51, IPS 88, & KIPP Indy Public Schools. Students from all other schools are transported to the Leadership & Legacy Campus.
      • Aftercare includes: homework help, tutoring, participation in clubs (e.g. chess, Girl Scouts & more), and a meal or snack. Program ends at 6pm. Parent pick-up anytime before then. Transportation home is provided on a need-based, limited basis.

    To apply send cover letter and résumé to employment@ednamartincc.org 

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    Family Success Coach 

    Department: Workforce Development and Entrepreneurship

    SUMMARY

    The Family Success Coach works to ensure each participant is receiving assistance across all service areas. If warranted, adults may be enrolled in the Center for Working Families (CWF) or the Community Solutions and Entrepreneurship Center based on eligibility requirements.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

      Comprehensive Assessment and Coaching for Individuals & Parents/Guardians
      • Work with clients to assess and develop a family success plan that encompasses the needs and goals of adults as well as children in the household
      • Conduct regular one-on-one sessions with participants to continually monitor participants’ efforts and measure progress; empower and encourage families to participate in program activities
      • Maintain knowledge about other programs offered by EMCC and community partners, and connect individuals to these services when appropriate
      • Conduct informational and skills-based workshops
      • Coach participants to achieve their long term educational, financial and employment goals as applicable
      Employment
      • Identify growing employment sectors and develop relationships with potential employers
      • Work with employers to identify specific skills and job requirements of positions they seek to fill; develop a process for residents to acquire those skills
      • Provide one-on-one employment coaching: help individuals connect with employment or skills training to advance to a better job, analyze reasons why individuals are not hired or are fired, provide job and career coaching, follow up, and job retention services
      • Advocate for hard-to-employ residents such as the disabled and ex-offenders
      Financial Development
      • Assist clients in resolving current financial situations, while providing a wide lens on their financial health to shift the approach to proactive financial management
      • Work with clients to complete a detailed financial assessment
      • Work with clients to document budget and provide strategies for budget improvements
      • Develop plans to action and provide tools, resources and accountability to the client to help them meet their goals
      • Develop relationships with local financial institutions and community organizations
      Adult Education & Training
      • Conduct educational assessments for participants that include TABE and HSE testing to ascertain placement in available programs and options
      • Work with HSE/ABE programs housed at EMCC to ensure participants are engaged and making adequate progress
      • Provide 1:1 educational assistance when needed
      • Refer participants to educational options (including post secondary) and/or employment training opportunities as applicable
      • Foster partnerships with Ivy Tech, Marian University, Martin University, IUPUI, UIndy and other educational institutions to create positive options for participants
      Income Supports
      • Provide one-to-one income supports counseling with program participants
      • Assist with crisis needs including accessing internal and external resources to eliminate or minimize barriers.
      • Conduct a general benefits screening; discuss all benefits for which the client is eligible and assist clients through the application process
      • Develop relationships with local government offices and community organizations
      2-Generation Support for Families
      • Connect pregnant mothers to appropriate prenatal health services
      • Work with parents with children 0-5 to enroll in local high quality childcare services
      • For school-aged children, communicate closely with the Academic Case Manager (ACM) to monitor student progress and/or education needs
      • Together with ACM and parents/caregivers, develop strategies to support student’s education needs and maintain communication with families to support implementation of strategies
      Data & Development
      • Monitor client’s eligibility to ensure funder compliance
      • Ensure enrollment and development screening tools are completed in accordance with the time frame of internal processes.
      • Accurately create and manage participant files; ensure data is correctly entered into the Efforts to Outcomes (ETO), a client management system within internal deadlines
      • Perform follow-up assessments and subsequent data entry according to internal deadlines
      • Attend professional development workshops and seminars to further develop expertise
      • Attend local round-tables and other learning/networking opportunities in order to deepen knowledge of coaching/case management best practices and resources available for clients



    Complexity of Work:

        • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in stressful environment, and adapt to change quickly.



    Personal Protective Equipment:

        • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required



    Required Credential (s)

        • Valid Driver’s License and have the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle, as demonstrated by good driving record
        • Up to date Fingerprints/background check



    Education

        • Bachelor's degree from a four-year accredited institution preferred



    Work Experience:

        • Ability to work with diverse populations. Previous work experience with the target population, and/or the ability to provide services in a culturally sensitive manner
        • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited institution or 3-5 years of direct case management experience required
        • Previous work experience in the social services sector preferred
        • Knowledge of the Center for Working Families bundled services model preferred
        • Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team as a cooperative and successive team member
        • Knowledge of education systems, community resources and the ability to build relationships
        • Excellent written, verbal, communication and organizational skills
        • Technologically savvy with solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office, databases and the internet. Efforts to Outcome (ETO) experience a plus.
        • Must be available to work a flexible schedule beyond normal business hours.
        • Able to advocate for participants to access additional education and/or training opportunities
        • A strong understanding of personal finances, particularly in the areas of budgeting, asset building and credit building
        • Competent at following directions, filling out forms, and applications (both paper and online)
        • Knowledge of educational assessment tools including administration, scoring and interpretation of results that will benefit participants preferred
        • Ability to multi-task a variety of activities and remain focused on the best customer service.

    To apply send cover letter and résumé to employment@ednamartincc.org