Program and Client Services Specialist

Do you have experience in social work or a related field?  Do you want to make a difference? Pennsylvania Women Work, a Pittsburgh nonprofit workforce development organization located in Pittsburgh, PA, is looking for an enthusiastic professional to join our team as a program and client specialist.

Working closely with our senior program managers, you will provide support for both our clients and the staff with the planning, coordination, and implementation of our workforce development programs. With significant client interaction and relationship building, individuals applying for this position should have ability to connect, empathize, and support individuals who are in transition.

Class Responsibilities:

Assist with:

  • Client recruitment, registration, and marketing tasks for programs
  • Monthly workshops
  • Technical support during classes
  • Resume creation
  • Strong/MBTI distribution

Oversees in consultation with senior program managers:

  • Scheduling and confirmation of program volunteers and employer partners
  • Participant list creation and distribution to facilitators in collaboration with the Office Manager
  • Inventory of program supplies

Client Responsibilities:

Coordinate/Perform in collaboration with staff:

  • Client outreach
  • Confirmation of client registrations through phone and email correspondence
  • Organization and delivery of program materials to class registrants
  • Barrier removal assistance and referrals
  • Distribution of employment opportunities to clients
  • 3, 6, 12, and 18-month client follow-up

Data and Reports Responsibilities:

Data entry including:

  • Client database/files
  • Volunteers and mentors’ database

General Program Responsibilities:

Assist with:

  • Workforce development events
  • Employer partnership development
  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in social services, psychology, related field or equivalent professional experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in related field
  • Ability to work independently and with a team, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Effective communicator – speaks and writes well, and communicates in a clear and appropriate manner with clients and others
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, and willingness and ability to learn new systems
  • Must be organized, detail orientated, and client focused
  • Ability and willingness to work and maintain a flexible schedule, as needed, to include some evenings and weekends

SALARY

$38,000 – $40,000

BENEFITS

Full Time employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Flexible work environment
  • Potential work from home opportunities beyond COVID
  • Optional Health, Vision, and Dental Insurances
  • Paid Time Off
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Short Term Disability
  • Optional 401(k) after 6 months with Employer match

TO APPLY

Please send a resume and cover letter to Susan Showalter-Bucher, Deputy Director, at sbucher@pawomenwork.org.

Community Science Coordinator

Job Title: Community Science Coordinator
Reports to: Regional Manager, Appalachia
Location: McMurray, PA / Pittsburgh area
Job Type: Part-time, salaried, non-exempt (20 hours/week)

Organization Description

Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project (EHP) is a public health nonprofit organization that provides wide-ranging support to communities impacted by shale gas and oil development. That support includes health impact assessments, environmental and health monitoring, data and research interpretation, and public health guidance. EHP’s team includes a varied and skilled group of health care providers, scientists, community educators, analysts, and communications experts. The strength of the organization lies, in part, in its direct contact with community members, learning about their circumstances and responding to their need for relevant information and guidance. The organization opened in 2012 and today is at an exciting juncture as we have expanded our focus beyond southwestern PA. We seek to support communities more broadly in understanding the exposures and risks generated by shale gas and oil development, and also to engage in policy dialogues at the local, state, and national levels regarding the public health implications of shale gas and oil activities. We have become national leaders in the comprehensive understanding of, and approach to, the public health consequences of shale gas and oil development.

Job Summary

The organization works in conjunction with frontline communities to collect individual health data and monitor air pollutants, such as particulate matter (PM) and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) near industry sites, such as well pads and compressor stations. The role of the Community Science Coordinator is to ensure accurate analysis of these data and to translate the findings into easily accessible reports for consumption by a range of audiences, from community residents to legislators. In addition, the Community Science Coordinator is responsible for communications and information flow between the EHP team and communities in the region. This position will work closely with the Environmental Data Scientist to support EHP’s data approach and with the Regional Manager for Appalachia to support specific program deliverables.

Various tasks associated with this role include but are not limited to the following:

Primary Duties

  • Train community members how to use monitoring equipment and EHP-created apps, field technical questions from participants, and assist with troubleshooting, escalating to product manufacturers when necessary
  • Interface with community members regarding flow of data from monitoring systems and individual health surveys
  • Download air monitoring data, analyze information, and provide interpretation using EHP-created apps when necessary
  • Enter analyzed data into individual and community reports
  • Organize community meetings to discuss monitoring results and recommendations, provide supplementary public health and/or public policy information

Other Duties

  • Additional research and analysis projects, as needed

Core Attributes Required

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, deadline-oriented environment with demonstrated ability to balance multiple, competing demands and establish priorities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to broad and diverse audiences on a range of complex and technical issues
  • Ability to offer creative solutions to complex problems and translate options into implementable solutions
  • Attention to detail and comfort with managing deadlines
  • Basic understanding of current events related to public health and fossil fuel industry issues
  • Proven flexibility to new challenges and situations
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • A “roll up your sleeves” attitude and willingness to take initiative to address issues proactively
  • Ability to strategize with team members, with a focus on organizational improvements
  • Comfort communicating and coordinating with virtual/remote teams
  • Passion for the organization’s mission to defend public health in the face of oil and gas development

Education and Experience Required

  • B.S. in environmental science, statistics, applied math, geography, or related field
  • Background in public health, environmental science, or biology a plus
  • Proficient in data analytics and related statistical software, specifically R, Python, and HTML

Compensation: Commensurate with experience.

Application Instructions: Submit cover letter explaining why this role is a good fit, resume, references, and salary requirements to Jessa Chabeau at jchabeau[at]environmentalhealthproject[dot]org.

Apply by October 1, 2021 for first round review.

All applicants and employees will enjoy equality of opportunity and fair treatment without regard to, race, color, age, religion, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or prior protected activity.

SWPA Environmental Health Project is a 501(c)(3) Pennsylvania Non-Profit Corporation.

Volunteer Support Specialist

Location: Coverage area includes the suburbs east of Pittsburgh and the South Hills; office base is Pittsburgh with a mobile/remote option available;

Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls in kindergarten through twelfth grade, and our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character. At Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania, we’re committed to providing every girl the chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.

As a member of the Volunteer Support team, you provide leadership and support to girls and adult volunteers. You work and engage volunteers and foster positive relationships with members that are critical for member retention.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide insight to the development of innovative strategies and effective services for supporting girl and adult membership;
  • Manage assigned volunteer teams to effectively support and engage adult troop volunteers in assigned geographic areas to ensure delivery of program and services to girls;
  • Support the council’s volunteer management system including the recruitment, selection, placement, development, training, recognition, and re-assignment of service unit volunteers;
  • Conduct yearly assessments of service unit health as well as developing action plans when needed;
  • Participate in leader meetings for Service Units of responsibility;
  • Spearhead renewal activities in the service unit and at the troop level;
  • Facilitate the effective flow of communication between volunteers and council staff;
  • Meet girl and adult retention goals for assigned service units;
  • Provide customer service and support for adult volunteers in established volunteer group;
  • Implement and contribute to recruitment efforts planned in partnership with the recruitment team;
  • Support volunteers in working collaboratively and productively to manage grievance and conflict;
  • Answer, problem-solve and respond appropriately to all assigned inquiries including, but not limited to, email, phone and walk-in customers;

Requirements:  

  • Degree in social services, psychology, related humanities field or equivalent professional experience;
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in related field with experience in volunteer management and support;
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines;
  • Top notch communicator – writes well, confidently presents to groups, facilitates effective two-way communications, and communicates in a clear and understandable manner appropriate for the audience;
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, Outlook and willingness and ability to learn new systems;
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce a plus;
  • Must possess a can-do mentality, be responsible, and be a lifelong learner;
  • Must be organized, detail orientated, and customer focused;
  • Ability and willingness to work and maintain a flexible schedule, as needed, to include some evenings and weekends;
  • Travel is required; must have reliable transportation and be able to travel throughout assigned area and western PA;

Benefits:   

When joining Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania in a regular full-time position, you are eligible for our full benefit package options which include the following:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Voluntary supplemental benefit options: short-term disability, cancer insurance, life insurance, and accident insurance
  • 401(k) plan with pre-tax and ROTH options and employer match
  • A generous paid time off policy
  • 15 paid holidays annually (office closure between December 24-Jan 1)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Flexible spending options for certain medical, parking, and dependent care expenses
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Direct deposit

TO APPLY:

Submit cover letter and resume to recruiting@gswpa.org

Director of Internal Communications

OUR MISSION

Our mission is transforming college students to transform the world. We call college students to serve Jesus Christ with their entire lives by:

  • Sharing the Gospel with students and developing passionate disciples of Jesus Christ.
  • Serving together with the church and inviting students into the lives of local congregations.
  • Giving students a vision for serving Jesus Christ in their studies, jobs, communities, and families.

OUR VISION

Our vision is to see a generation of college students transformed by the power of Jesus Christ and His Gospel, in partnership with the local church, reaching the world for the glory of God.

OUR VALUES

  1. All things belong to God.
  2. Jesus changes people’s lives.
  3. We love college students.
  4. We embrace God’s multiethnic kingdom.
  5. Faithfulness is pursued together.
  6. We celebrate life.

PURPOSE OF POSITION

As the Director for Internal Communications, you’ll be working to help staff stay up-to-date regarding the organization’s vision, goals, projects, and executive updates by developing and leading strategic internal and leadership communications programs. You will work across all teams including Marketing, Staff Services, Ministry, Multi-ethnic Ministry, Advancement, and Administration to support the CCO’s mission, ministry, and culture. The ideal candidate will be a skilled storyteller with a knack for interpersonal connections and a passion for crafting experiences. This role will build a strong culture of collaboration to create experiences and clear dialogue that engages, connects, and encourages a connected community of staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and execute a strategic internal and leadership communications plan that aligns messaging with the CCO’s mission, vision, and ministry.
  • Proactively identify messaging and communications that will foster employee engagement and transparency across the organization.
  • Work cross-functionally across teams in close partnership with the People, Ministry, Advancement, and Administration teams as well as Executive Leadership to execute communication initiatives from concept to delivery.
  • Develop and author a variety of internal and leadership communications including presentations, announcements, blogs to be delivered across varying communication channels.
  • Manage internal communication channels by creating and maintaining an internal editorial calendar (blogs, newsletters etc.). In collaboration with the Marketing and Communication Team research and develop quotes from people, write stories, shoot videos, and contribute to the Intranet/shared online internal channels.
  • Support leadership and organizational meetings by helping craft the messaging and program through agenda, speaker selection, and logistics.
  • Ensure organizational initiatives and projects are optimally communicated to staff and stakeholders by identifying and utilizing employee engagement metrics.
  • Utilize current internal communications tools (Slack, etc.) and seek to develop additional resources to further collaboration and community.
  • Build – and sometimes deliver – presentations for/at organizational events, such as CCO’s annual internal meetings, etc.
  • Draft messages or scripts from senior leadership for presentation to employees in written or spoken form.
  • Ensure internal communications messages are consistent across all mediums and for different departments of the organization.
  • Ensure internal communication messages are consistent with external communication messages.
  • Respond to feedback from staff and adjust communications content accordingly.
  • Manage the internal communication response to crisis situations that affect organizational perception and reputation.
  • Advise senior leaders of developments throughout the organization, either face to face or through regular written communication.
  • Oversight of organizational change management.

REQUIREMENTS

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing or related field.

Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience managing a variety of internal communications.
  • 5+ years’ experience in communications or marketing communication channels, including corporate intranets, mobile, and internal social media channels.
  • 3+ years’ experience in nonprofit/ministry. Skills & Capabilities
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills as well as the journalistic ability to source stories from employees.
  • Strong speaking skills.
  • Ability to meaningfully and consistently relay organizational values and goals to staff.
  • Well-honed interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • Confidence to deal with senior executives and explain communication techniques to them.
  • Creative ability to devise communication strategies.
  • Familiarity with information technology, especially digital and video means of communication.
  • Understanding of the ministry and nonprofit sector.

Spiritual Health

  • Nurture growth through regular worship in a local church, prayer, Scripture study, and other spiritual disciplines.

Personal Conduct

  • Displays personal conduct consistent with CCO Statement of Faith, Core Values and the CCO employee handbook.

Corporate Giving and Social Responsibility Coordinator

The Corporate Giving and Social Responsibility Coordinator will support the Corporate Social Responsibility team across AEO Inc, our brands, and the AEO Foundation.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

AEO Inc:

  • Oversee our Corporate Charitable Engagement programs, including Matching Gifts, Team of Ten, Volunteer Time Off, and Volunteer Recognition awards
  • Connect our associates to local non-profits for team building volunteer activities and coordinate calendar events and RSVPs
  • Coordinate charitable engagement events such as AEO Better World Community Volunteer Day across multiple locations
  • Manage the Gift Card request program
  • Update the Stage AE Ticket Request site and process Stage AE ticket requests.
  • Support the AEO REAL Change Scholarship program and mentor program through application period, candidate selection and scholarship award administration.
  • Fulfill donation requests and stock our storage space, which serves as our central place for collecting new clothing to be donated.
  • Field and address inquiries received via phone, email, mail and the Better World website
  • Check mail and manage digital and paper files for AEO Inc, the Foundation, and our team
  • Process donation check requests through our Accounts Payable team and track donations made to charities throughout the year
  • Provide overall support in helping the department operate as efficiently and effectively as possible

AEO Foundation:

  • Prepare grant summaries and other materials for board meetings
  • Process AEO Foundation grants, and track grant status and grant reporting from initiation to finish.
  • Manage AEO Foundation financials, including deposit and donation records.
  • Assist in organizing fundraising events, such as our annual golf outing, our Sample Sales, and more.

Qualifications and Qualities:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Superior attention to detail
  • First-rate written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Enthusiastic attitude
  • Ability to multi-task, take initiative and bring new ideas to the team
  • Follow through and complete projects with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to lift 30lbs

AEO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity (“EEO”) laws. AEO prohibits discrimination against associates and applicants for employment because of the individual’s race or color, religion or creed, alienage or citizenship status, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, marital or partnership status, domestic violence or stalking victim status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristics, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This applies to all AEO activities, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, compensation, assignment, training, promotion, performance evaluation, discipline and discharge. AEO also provides reasonable accommodation of religion and disability in accordance with applicable law.

Outreach Coordinator

About the Position 

The Outreach & Accessibility Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing tours, private workshops, and facility rentals and will provide marketing and program support as needed. OC will work closely with the Program Director on education related programming including school residencies, tours, and curriculum. OC communicates with over 70 independent contract instructors about available class and workshop teaching opportunities and books instructors for over 300 activities per season on average.

OC will work to schedule private group activities and tours for schools, girl scouts, and senior groups.  They will also enter group activities and tours into a Google Calendar and send info to studio/tech staff/update instructor info # of students activities etc. The OC will schedule tour guides and artists to demonstrate for tours and hands on workshops in addition to collecting and tracking revenue, participation numbers for all tours, mini-workshops, etc. in the tour log

As an Accessibility Coordinator, the OC also is the point of contact for anyone needing accommodations to full participate in PGC’s programs. The OC is the point of contact for sign language interpreters who translate PGC Hot Jams. The OC also actively engages groups from the disabled community for tours, demonstrations, and hands on activities at PGC.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Schedules, assigns, and communicates with over 70 independent contract instructors.
  • Works with Program Director and Studio Managers to create seasonal schedule of classes, workshops and other activities.
  • Oversee and coordinate all tours, private workshops and facility rentals.
  • Manages and coordinates the activities of the administrative assistants.
  • Assist with marketing and program related efforts.
  • Serves as accessibility point person and performs other work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a flexible and collaborative work style.  Ability to manage many diverse yet concurrent projects and responsibilities. Ability to think strategically. Proactive, self-directed and reliable.  Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills. Highly motivated and calm under pressure with an appreciation of glass art and a sense of humor.

Education/Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in related field or related experience required.

Other Requirements

PGC is requiring all staff to be vaccinated against Covid 19 and successful applicants must be able to provide proof of vaccination before hire.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be used to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters in an office environment.

Salary & Benefits

This is a salaried full-time position. Salary range is $31,000 – 35,000 dependent on experience. Additional benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, paid vacation, sick time, and complimentary classes at PGC. PGC also contributes to an employer matched Simple IRA for employees after they’ve been on staff for one year.

Diversity Statement

PGC is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff that is committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. The Pittsburgh Glass Center values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. The PGC does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies, scholarship programs, and other PGC administered programs and activities.

To Apply

Applicants should submit a resume with three references and a cover letter that explains their experience in relation to the work, responsibilities, and qualifications listed here. Applications without cover letters that directly address the candidate’s fit with this position will not be considered. All inquiries and resumes should be sent via email to OCsearch@pittsburghglasscenter.org and applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Child Nutrition Partnerships Specialist

At Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, we’re committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our organization grows and succeeds when all members of the community, where we live and serve, have a seat at the table to help us ensure all of our neighbors have enough to eat. We invite candidates from all diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to race, gender, sexual orientation, abilities, etc., to join our team.

Summary of Position: This Specialist expands access to food resources for K-12 youth through backpack programs, weekend food programs, school food pantries and other distribution programs throughout our entire 11-country service area. The Specialist supports procurement, sourcing and coordination of food resources and uses high quality customer service skills to support a range of partners who create, organize and maintain food distribution systems serving young people. The Specialist excels at planning, implementing, innovating and overseeing youth programs in a variety of urban, suburban and rural settings.

This position is a full-time position with a schedule that varies seasonally to accommodate program needs. Preference is given to applicants who reside within our 11-county service area.  The position is not required to be based out of our Duquesne main warehouse; however, the employee will be expected to come into the Duquesne facility at a minimum of 4 days per month.  More on-site time may be required by management at any time. Frequent travel is required throughout our service area to build partnerships and monitor sites as needed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with internal and external program stakeholders to develop, implement and innovate food resource models serving young people.
  • Learn national best practices and use data-driven analysis to ensure sustainable, partner-based models for distribution.
  • Work closely with the Food Bank’s regional Child Nutrition Outreach Coordinators to support and evaluate county-specific plans for child nutrition programs.
  • Initiate, develop, and maintain partnerships with organizations to assess community needs and guide partners on how to lead execution of high-impact food resource programs in our communities.
  • Coordinate new partner onboarding requirements including eligibility determination, program enrollment, pre-approval visits, agreements and training.
  • Provide on-going training, monitoring and technical support to ensure partners operate in compliance with program regulations and deliver high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Lead volunteers and ensure positive experiences for clients, volunteers, partners, and staff at program sites.
  • Work with the Food Bank’s Operations staff to select products and plan orders which ensure an efficient and cost-effective use of resources.
  • Deliver presentations to a variety of audiences to raise awareness about food insecurity and the role child nutrition programs play in alleviation of hunger.
  • Ensure program compliance with standards of the Food Bank, Feeding America, PA Departments of Agriculture and Education, USDA, and other oversight entities.
  • Gather information for grant reports and proposals that support child nutrition work.
  • Collect and organize required paperwork and data from partner organizations.
  • Maintain accurate, complete and updated programmatic records and files.
  • Respect the geographic and cultural diversity of partners and individual participants.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of three years of programmatic experience in a related field.
  • Demonstration of strong motivation to end hunger and commitment to addressing hunger in a holistic context, addressing public health, social justice, diversity, equity, and the cultural aspects of food.
  • Ability, experience and willingness to respectfully work with diverse populations, including the ability to engage with and build trust among people living in under-resourced communities.
  • Ability to make presentations and develop and deliver information to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Possess an attitude of collaboration for working with community organizations and schools.
  • High quality customer service skills (exhibit objectivity, empathy, calmness and helpfulness)
  • Attention to detail and demonstrated follow-through.
  • Strong time-management skills, strong critical and analytic reasoning skills, and ability to handle large amounts of data efficiently and effectively.
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint.
  • Automobile and valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License are required.  Work related travel is reimbursed at the federal reimbursement rate.
  • Must be able to lift or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Certificates: FBI fingerprinting, Act 33 & 34 clearances before start date (paid for by Food Bank); Food Safety Certificate required within 90 days of employment (paid for by Food Bank).

Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities, duties, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

How to Apply:  Go to https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/All/65e34b7d-06f6-4b43-89d5-221e6eedb5fe/Greater-Pittsburgh-Community-Food-Bank click apply, create a login, fill out our online application and attach resume and cover letter.

Field Coordinator, Bucks County

PennFuture’s Field Coordinator in Bucks County is the principal point of contact for Bucks County activists and volunteers. The position directly organizes and grows PennFuture’s volunteer base in the county through relationship building, events, and opportunities to support advocacy campaigns. The coordinator and their volunteer base support the organizations mission and strategic goals by executing a suite of tactics specific to the needs of each campaign or policy priority, such as contacting their legislators, phone banking, and generating earned media.

The coordinator also often acts as the eyes and ears for PennFuture in their geography—being attentive to environmental concerns impacting the county and, if applicable, connecting those concerns back to the strategic priorities of the organization. In addition, from time to time, this position supports activities at one of PennFuture’s partner organizations—Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania—through a strategic partnership and contractual agreement.

Full description and instruction on how to apply can be found here: https://www.pennfuture.org/Files/Admin/FieldCoordinator_Bucks_FINAL-FINAL-%281%29.pdf

Communication Manager/Marketing Manager

Job Description: Marketing & Communications Manager
Reports to: Executive Director

Company Overview:

City of Bridges CLT (CBCLT) is committed to equitable, sustainable, and permanently affordable development. The mission of City of Bridges CLT is to build community ownership that preserves permanent affordability, empowers individuals, and ensures responsible growth and stewardship. We envision diverse communities where people thrive, build wealth, establish roots, and foster community ties without risk of displacement. As we undertake this important work, we will strive to live our shared values of sustainability, equity, and inclusion and build an effective organizational model for the delivery and stewardship of permanently affordable space.

Position Overview:

The Marketing & Communications Manager is responsible for producing high quality communication(s) to elevate CBCLT’s work to create permanently affordable homes through a lens of economic and racial justice. This position is responsible for the development and implementation of CBCLT’s marketing and communications strategies and reports directly to the Executive Director.  CBCLT is a team environment, and this position will work closely with CBCLT’s Stewardship & Community Engagement Manager to support community engagement initiatives and homeowner communications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs duties and responsibilities that may include the following tasks:

Marketing & Communications

  • Serve as strategic communications thought partner to the CBCLT leadership to ensure messaging is consistent with and supports CBCLT’s strategy and mission.
  • Carry out marketing and communications strategies that promote and elevate City of Bridges CLT to local, regional, and national audiences.
  • Develop and implement marketing and social media plans
  • Analyze, understand, interpret and report on Google analytics, trends and social media impressions for the organization
  • Serve as brand steward for City of Bridges CLT.
  • Work collaboratively with staff to identify and share tools, resources, and articles that further the cause of Housing and Economic Justice
  • Oversee design, production and distribution of digital and print marketing materials and organizational collateral.
  • Develop and write content for blog posts, social media, e-newsletters, press releases, and factsheets on various aspects of CBCLT’s work.
  • Manage content on City of Bridges CLT website, social media, and e-newsletter accounts.
  • Exercise judgment to prioritize media and social media opportunities, coordinating with the appropriate staff to organize and prepare supporting material as needed. Build and maintain working relationships with editorial staff and reporters from local, regional, and national media outlets.

Community Outreach and Member Relations

  • Plan and implement CBCLT’s Annual Membership Meeting by coordinating event logistics; managing ticket sales; ensuring efficient event-day processes and procedures; and monitoring event budget.
  • Collaborate with CBCLT staff to support and grow City of Bridges’ membership and sponsorship programs.
  • Support planning, promoting, coordination, and staffing of community meetings and events, including some evenings and weekends.
  • Build and maintain relationships with CBCLT members and other stakeholders and constituents.

Administration

  • Attend required staff, committee and board meetings; assist with the taking of minutes, preparing of reports, and setting of agendas.
  • Assist other members staff with day-to-day office administration.
  • Maintain well organized paper and digital records, files and databases.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Experience and Abilities

  • 2 or more years of experience in communications, marketing, and community outreach.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, Google Apps for Business, and database management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing.  Editing, proofreading, and layout and design skills are essential
  • Experience with graphic design for print and the web.
  • Previous social media and website management experience.
  • Familiarity with the Community Land Trusts and affordable housing programs a plus.
  • Positive and professional attitude with a strong work ethic.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills and keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to work with diverse population.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a small non-profit environment.
  • An understanding of social service work, community building and organizing and advocacy.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and change, flexible working in a fast-paced, nonprofit environment.

Salary & Benefits:

This is a full-time exempt position and repots to the Executive Director. The salary range is $46,000 – $50,000.  City of Bridges CLT offers excellent employee benefits, including health insurance, retirement plan contribution, and paid holidays and sick leave.

City of Bridges is an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring and supporting a diverse workforce. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and represent marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY: https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=communications+and+marketing+manager&jk=38461bc52f847f76&_ga=2.233158682.585841865.1630626836-1979292228.1627148638&_gac=1.53543386.1627353910.CjwKCAjwuvmHBhAxEiwAWAYj-GRb5GESaLmKU4LSo9WlblCzF8vtjSsRgg15FGZejC28q-KTs7OyPBoCQf8QAvD_BwE

Additional Information about CBCLT:

CBCLT was incorporated in October 2019. To date CBCLT has overseen nearly $6,000,000 of single-family housing development, created 14 permanently affordable homes, and created homeownership opportunities for 16 low and moderate-income first-time homeowners. Additionally, CBCLT has projects in predevelopment that would create 38 permanently affordable homes over the next 18 months in 9 different communities.

This description is a summary of the functions of this position.  Other duties may be assigned as needed. The CBCLT reserves the right to review and adjust this job description as business needs dictate.

Vocational Support Specialist (Full-time & Part-time)

Vocational Support Specialist (full time & part time available)

Do you have a passion for giving back?

Do you like making a difference?

Do you like making someone smile?

If you answered “yes” to all the above questions, we would love to have a conversation with you. 

Job Summary:

The Vocational Support Specialist is responsible for supporting and supervising individuals as they adjust to the workplace environment. They also act as a liaison with the employees regarding schedules and production requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervises 2-6 individuals at a community job site.
  • Acts as the liaison to the business customer for daily production and operations.  Recommends and implements changes that will improve efficiency or effectiveness of the job site.
  • Assist employers with job re-design, accommodations, &/or accessibility and educate employers in methods of working with individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities.
  • Provides rehabilitative services for improvement of vocational skills, social skills and behavioral modification, in preparation for competitive employment.
  • Assures production goals are met.
  • Maintain records and documentation requirements.
  • Monitors clients and maintains a clean and safe work environment.
  • May transports client to and from the worksite on a daily basis.
  • Complete 24 hours of training per year.

Requirements:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.  A secondary degree in psychology, social services, or a related field is preferred not required.
  • A good working knowledge of industry and production is very helpful.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with individuals with physical and mental disabilities is preferred not required.
  • Skills and ability to work independently with clients.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must possess a valid PA driver’s license, a good driving record and current car insurance.
  • Patch / PA Child Abuse / FBI Fingerprint Clearance are required within 30 days of employment and this is all paid by Life’sWork of Western PA.

Compensation: $13.50 to $17.00 per hour.

Organizational Summary:

Life’sWork of Western PA is a non-profit organization empowering people to live the life they choose. We partner with people with disabilities, people with other barriers, and young adults to pursue their hopes and dreams through strengthening workplace abilities, building life skills, and developing meaningful relationships.

We believe everyone deserves to share in opportunities of meaningful employment. Through employment for all, we envision creating a compassionate, inclusive and equitable community where all individuals have a chance to flourish. A career at Life’sWork means a chance to promote life altering change in an individual’s life.

Benefit Package:

  • Health Coverage: (full-time only)
    • Pays 100% of employee only coverage.
    • Matches up to $700 towards your health savings account (H.S.A.)
  • Other benefits; (100% paid by employee)
    • Dental and vision
    • Aflac
    • Legal Shield / Identity Theft
  • Paid Time Off (PTO):
    • Beginning your second year, full-time employees will receive 20 days of PTO
    • Beginning your second year, part-time employees may receive up to 10 days of PTO
  • Holidays: (full-time & part-time)
    • Offer 12 holidays per year
  • Retirement Plan (403(b) Thrift Plan):
    • Matches 100% up to 5% of employee’s contribution
  • Mileage reimbursement:
    • Follows the federal mileage rate.

Signing Bonus of $500.00 and after 6 months you receive another $500.00

Diversity and Inclusion Statement:

At Life’sWork of Western PA, we have a clear vision: to create a community where difference is valued. As an organization with a mission that is centered around lifting up some of the most vulnerable members of society, diversity and inclusion are more than just words to us. Here, everyone is welcome. We employ, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, age, sex, religion, color, national origin, language, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, handicap or disability, and other protected status’. As an employment organization that is continually evolving to provide the best possible services for our clients, we strive to be as diverse as the individuals that we serve. Life’sWork is fully focused on building and nurturing a workplace where inclusion is part of our everyday culture, not just an initiative; where all employees feel their individual gifts are celebrated and appreciated, and where they are encouraged to be who they are.

There is always more work to be done, and we believe that if the services that are provided by our organization are done through a diverse mix of talents, perspectives, and backgrounds, we can play a role in creating ongoing and lasting change.

Life’sWork has developed Safety Operating Procedures. All staff and clients are required to follow these rules diligently so that we can sustain a healthy and safe workplace for all in this unique environment.

COVID-19 Safety Operating Policy/Procedures

Life’sWork of Western PA is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for our employee, clients, and visitors. We adopted a COVID-19 Safety Operating Policy/Procedures that is working.