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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Marketing and Events Intern

Marketing and Events Intern

Edna Martin Christian Center is looking for a Marketing and Events Intern. This is a part-time, paid internship, offering a flexible 20 hours per week schedule.

The ideal applicant will:

  • Be 18 years old or older
  • be organized
  • possess a strong work ethic
  • be comfortable interacting with a variety of personalities
  • be able to tackle various assignments related to fundraising events
  • Abide by journalistic codes and ethics
  • Confident writer and editor
  • have dependable transportation
  • be able to work independently

The successful candidate will be responsible for generating marketing materials, such as flyers, newsletters (both print and e-newsletters), post cards, and social media posts; the ability to edit videos would be a plus. Writing 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. Last, the successful candidate will have the flexibility to help coordinate and promote events. The events themselves will be on evenings and weekends, though 90% of the intern’s work will be done beforehand.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Work with the Marketing and Communications Director to create and implement social media campaigns
  • Create engaging 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
  • Gather and verify newsworthy information – including making initial contact, interviewing, and research – and create cogent stories.
  • Take relevant photographs
  • Lay out stories in newsletters, blogs, podcasts, and other publications.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Integrity
  • Excellent listener
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. You will be asked to complete a proof-reading test.
  • Working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Pinterest
  • Working toward Degree in Communications, Journalism, or related field
  • Basic knowledge of InDesign, the Adobe Creative Suite, and the MS Office Suite and / 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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Grant Compliance Specialist

Position Summary

Provide analysis, post award services, and oversight to ensure compliance with OMB Uniform Guidance and grant specific requirements; serve as a resource for staff of grant funded programs for fiscal and programmatic compliance matters.

Essential Job Functions Grant Compliance

  • Prepare and/or review information and reports for internal and external
  • Develop and modify policies/procedures/systems in accordance with government regulations and organizational needs and
  • Assist in preparations for external monitoring visits, reviews, and audits, and cross-site evaluations and participate as
  • Establish and maintain electronic and hard copy files for each grant-funded project to be used for tracking and reporting
  • Conduct routine compliance reviews of grant

Procurement:

  • Oversee purchasing policy and ensure that purchases conform to applicable Federal law and standards of the OMB Uniform
  • Interface with stakeholders/user departments to provide sound advice and recommendations regarding procurement
  • Conduct research, evaluate and present options for selection of contractors/subrecipients.

Monitor Subawards:

  • Ensure subrecipient monitoring procedures are compliant with federal and other applicable regulations and are consistent with sound business
  • Monitor subrecipient compliance with federal regulations and the requirements of their subrecipient agreements through site visits, audits, and other mechanisms applicable to subrecipient monitoring. Recommend actions necessary to resolve issues/concerns.
  • Provide guidance in interpreting and executing applicable regulations and subrecipient award terms and conditions.

Nonprofit Management:

  • Assure nonprofit governance requirements of Board Bylaws are met including organizing meetings, maintaining required correspondence and mandatory registrations and assuring required records are
  • Other duties as assigned

Education/Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree, required
  • Applicable experience in nonprofit governance, administration, grants management and compliance

Experience:

Minimum 5 years progressive experience in federal grant management including procurement  and subrecipient monitoring

Special Requirements

  • Working knowledge of nonprofit business operations and federal/state grant and contract funding
  • Broad base of relevant technical knowledge and skills related to accounting and financial management and procurement systems, fund accounting experience
  • Good research, data management, and statistical analysis skills
  • Detail oriented with excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Microsoft Office Applications, proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Familiarity with Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) data management software strongly preferred

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

To apply, send your résumé to Vice President of Finance  Amy Greene

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Community and Parent Coordinator 

SUMMARY

The primary role of the Community and Parent Coordinator is to facilitate the process of creating a learning environment that supports increased student academic success.  This entails working in concert with the principal and the school-community team at KIPP.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Community Coordination
  2. Coordinate the activities of providers and community partners in delivering programs and services that help increase student academic success and improve the conditions for learning.
  3. Attend and participate in the KIPP Indy monthly community council meetings.
  4. Support families in building social capital and finding resources.
  5. Assist providers and community partners in resolving issues related to service delivery, access and coordination.
  6. Develop, monitor, and maintain a schedule of programs and services in the school and coordinate the use of space by providers and community partners.
  7. Develop relationships with agencies and organizations whose resources can help increase academic success and improve the conditions for learning.
  8. Manage all volunteers in the school, develop volunteer opportunities, keep records of volunteer work, and regularly recognize their service to the school.
  9. Serve as a liaison to the community and attend external meetings as needed.
  10. Collaborating with school social workers to refer parents and family members to human service agencies and other resource providers.
  11. Collect program and service delivery information from providers and partners.
  12. Parent Involvement
  13. Communicate with parents at the school and in their homes.
  14. Collaborate with KIPP to launch and execute parent organization.
  15. Begin to develop a parent resource center.
  16. Coordinate parent workshops and meetings with a focus on the five areas of reading.
  17. Involve parents in school improvement initiatives.
  18. Maintain records of parent involvement activities.
  19. Collaborate and communicate with principals and teachers on parent involvement activities.

III. School Collaboration

  1. Collaborate with KIPP Associate Director of Operations and participate in weekly check-ins and team meetings to maximize results.
  2. Cultivate strong relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, including students, families, and staff
  3. Collaborate to foster a culture that supports the school’s vision and promotes respect and appreciation for all students, staff, and families
  4. Develop and execute family engagement initiatives, communications, and events
  5. Collaborate with operations team on systems related to enrollment, attendance, and student retention, participating in regular team meetings
  6. Collaborate with the social services team to refer students to additional support services (i.e. health services, counseling services, mentorship programs, etc.) as necessary

 QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in education, government, social service or a related field

and/or

  1. Equivalent work experience in education, government, social service or a related field.
  2. Additional consideration for those who speak Spanish

COMPETENCIES

  1. CULTURALLY COMPENTENT. Able to work with diverse parents and family members.
  2. RESPECTING COMMUNITY. Demonstrates knowledge of and respect for the cultures of the community served.
  3. DEVELOPING RELATIONSHIPS. Develops mutually beneficial relationships and partnerships based upon trust, respect, and achievement of common goals.
  4. Listens attentively. Seeks to understand other’s point of view and confirms understanding.
  5. HIGH EXPECTATIONS. Expresses high expectations for all students, and expresses belief in their potential to complete college and succeed in life
  6. Takes initiative, going above and beyond typical expectations and making necessary sacrifices to achieve exceptional results.
  7. Manages time and resources effectively, prioritizing efforts according to organizational goals.
  8. FOLLOW THROUGH. Follows through on commitments and promises with an appropriate sense of urgency.
  9. Demonstrates flexibility when plans or situations change unexpectedly. Effectively adjusts plans to achieve intended outcomes.
  10. GATHERING INFORMATION. Gathers information from multiple relevant sources and stakeholders when problem-solving.

Send resume by October 31 to: 
Angelia L Moore
Edna Martin Christian Center
2605 East 25th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46218
Or Email to: angeliamoore@ednamartincc.org