Employment Opportunities

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Childcare Ministry Teacher Assistant

Description

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:

  1. Maintain a rich, child-focused, developmentally appropriate environment for the children in his/her
    care.
  2. Plan and implement a rich, child-focused, developmentally appropriate curriculum for the children
    in his or her care. Share weekly plans.
  3. Ensure that we meet state guidelines and that reports are submitted.
  4. Supervise and train associate teachers, assistant teachers, volunteers, and university students as
    assigned.
  5. 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.
  6. Understand and implement positive behavior management.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Complete all necessary continuing education as required by state, NAEYC and licensing.
  10. Participate in early childhood staff meetings, and all staff meetings.
  11. Support, cooperate with, and communicate with other administration,
  12. 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. 13. Work assigned hours, be punctual, and be
    regular in attendance
  13. Food service, as needed for youth and seniors, including attendance records, point of service and
    CACFP kitchen logs.
  14. Behave, speak, and dress in a professional manner.
  15. 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.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma
  • Knowledge and ability to facilitate the 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

To apply or more information contact Kayla Winters at kwinters@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.

For more information, and to apply, contact Jamie Scott at jscott@ednamartincc.org

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Social Media and Events Intern

Edna Martin Christian Center is looking for a Social Media and Events Intern. This is a part-time, paid internship, offering a flexible schedule, 20 hours per week, and a stipend of $500 per month.

The ideal applicant will:

  • Be 18 years old or older
  • possess strong knowledge of the digital media landscape, including the major social media sites
  • be organized
  • possess a strong work ethic
  • be able to work independently
  • be comfortable interacting with a variety of personalities
  • be able to tackle various assignments related to fundraising events

The successful candidate will be responsible for generating and posting to blogs and social networks, engaging in online forums, participating in online outreach and promotion, optimizing our social media profile, and help promote, coordinate, and follow up with events. Those looking to gain valuable experience with one of Indianapolis’s most important not-for-profit corporations are encouraged to apply.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Work with the Marketing and Communications Director to create and implement social media campaigns
  • Develop a schedule for weekly and monthly posts
  • Monitor social media and web analytics to identify trends
  • Create engaging blog and social media content
  • Assist in the creation and follow-up of press releases and media alerts
  • Provide support before, during, and after live and online events

Qualifications and skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. You will be asked to complete a proof-reading test.
  • In-depth working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Pinterest
  • Working toward Degree in Communications or related field
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop, the MS Office Suite or Google docs
  • Experience with social media analytics, including Google Analytics and Facebook Insights will be helpful.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Director of Communications and Marketing Dale Crabtree

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Photo Journalism and Desktop Publishing Intern

Edna Martin Christian Center is looking for a Photo Journalism and Desktop Publishing Intern. This is a part-time, paid internship, offering a flexible schedule, 20 hours per week, and a stipend of $500 per month.

The ideal applicant will:

  • Be 18 years old or older
  • Abide by journalistic codes and ethics
  • be organized
  • have dependable transportation
  • possess a strong work ethic
  • be able to work independently
  • be comfortable interacting with a variety of personalities

The successful candidate will be eager to tell grassroots stories with a lot of emotional content, be committed to fairness in storytelling, be willing to probe for the heart of the story, and have the technical ability to lay out the stories in a brand-new publication. Those looking to gain valuable journalistic experience with one of Indianapolis’s most important not-for-profit corporations are encouraged to apply.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Help to design new publications focusing on the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood.
  • Identify newsworthy stories within Edna Martin Christian Center, sister organizations, and the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood, in that order.
  • Gather and verify newsworthy information – including making initial contact, interviewing, and research – and create cogent stories.
  • Take relevant photographs
  • Write with respect to the reader’s perspective and understanding.
  • Lay out stories in newsletters, blogs, podcasts, and other publications.
  • Maintain notes and/or audio recordings.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Integrity
  • Excellent listener.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. You will be asked to complete a proof-reading test.
  • Broad knowledge of issues of the day.
  • Working toward a degree in Journalism or related field.
  • Basic knowledge of InDesign, the Adobe Creative Suite, the MS Office Suite or Google docs.
  • Portfolio of your writing examples, published examples preferred.

To apply, send your résumé to Director of Communications and Marketing  Dale Crabtree