Child Nutrition Outreach Coordinator – Allegheny County

The Child Nutrition Outreach Coordinator develops and implements an outreach plan to increase capacity and participation in a number of Child Nutrition programs, including the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and the National School Breakfast Program (SBP) in Allegheny County. Additionally, the Coordinator is responsible for providing support and best practices to community stakeholders who are implementing these types of food assistance programs.   The Coordinator works as a member of a team to achieve the goals of the Child Nutrition Team and the strategic plan of Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Identify and recruit partner organizations and bring them together to formulate a county plan to increase participation in the SFSP
  • Initiate and maintain strong partnering relationships with stakeholders who have an interest in federal child nutrition programs and food insecurity more generally
  • Assist partners in identifying and overcoming barriers to securing sponsors and increasing sites for federal child nutrition programs
  • Communicate with school staff about strategies for increasing participation in the SBP and engaging in other programs addressing childhood hunger in their communities
  • Learn about best practices from programs throughout the U.S. and share them with our network of partners
  • Deliver presentations to a variety of audiences to educate them about food insecurity and the role child nutrition programs play in alleviation of hunger
  • Work towards benchmarks of increasing participation in the SFSP and SBP and engagement of partners in other food assistance programs
  • Advocate for improvements in the SFSP and SBP on state and federal levels
  • Assist in gathering information for grant reports and proposals that support child nutrition work
  • Support the Child Nutrition Programs management in coordinating team projects
  • Facilitate team projects and support information gathering from community partners to inform program evaluations and needs assessments
  • Collaborate with the Food Bank’s Information Technology and Development Teams to collect and analyze data for evaluation and prepare periodic written reports
  • Additional responsibilities as determined by the Child Nutrition Outreach Supervisor and Manager of Child Nutrition Programs

Qualifications: 

  • Must possess a Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience
  • Have a minimum of two years of experience working with social or human service organizations
  • Ability to work with people from diverse social and ethnic backgrounds
  • 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
  • Attention to detail and follows through on tasks
  • Excellent computer skills required and comfort with learning new technology
  • Available to work evenings and weekends as needed during a 40-hour work week
  • Automobile and valid Pennsylvania Driver’s license are required.  Work related travel is reimbursed at the federal reimbursement rate.

Certificates: Hiring is contingent on candidate passing the following clearances that are paid for by the Food Bank: PA State Police Background clearance, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Federal Criminal History Record Information (FBI Report)

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.

Manager of Partner Network Excellence

Highly energetic and positive professional with a track record of educating adult learners of all ages and skill-levels. Will demonstrate empathetic disposition and perseverance, and respect for neighbors in need whom we serve. The incumbent should demonstrate passion for social services, provide outstanding customer service, and be able to build relationships with internal and external customers.

This position is responsible for creating an annual, formal, comprehensive course curriculum for adult learners to increase the learning and skills of food pantry staff and volunteers to best distribute food and meet the needs of communities and individuals in need. The incumbent will create a course curriculum of educational offerings that provide at least monthly educational offerings via webinars, group meetings (live or online), multi-day seminars, conferences, etc. to target audiences.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan coursework and curriculum based on topics most relevant to the Food Bank and in response to the learning needs of multi-skill level adult learners.
  • Maintain positive rapport with team members, colleagues and partners, and glean insights from them to shape course curriculum development.
  • Develop and manage monthly and annual training calendars.
  • Identify and secure subject matter experts to deliver course instruction.
  • Create an effective learning environment through a variety of instructional methods.
  • Develop and measure learning outcomes to track success.
  • Develop assessment of learning outcomes for use in program reviews and curriculum revision.
  • Maintain positive rapport with team members, colleagues and partners.
  • Respect the geographic and cultural diversity of network members and their participants by becoming familiar with customs and behaviors in various locations.
  • Collaborate in the development of programmatic promotional materials.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will be highly motivated to educate adult learners and committed to viewing the problem of hunger in a holistic context, including considerations of public health, social justice, diversity, equity and the cultural importance of food.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or relevant field.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and developing course curriculum for adult learners.
  • Minimum 5 years of demonstrated experience educating adult learners.
  • Minimum 3 years of demonstrated experience managing a high-functioning team.
  • Registered dietician license preferred, but coursework completion in food and nutrition sciences plus community nutrition is acceptable.
  • Strong decision-making and judgment capabilities.
  • Ability to patiently instruct others.
  • Ability to think critically, identify and solve complex problems.
  • Possess social perceptiveness – the awareness of the reactions of others and understanding those reactions
  • Effective writing, speaking and active-listening skills
  • Ability, experience and willingness to respectfully work with diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated organization and time-management skills.
  • Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize workload and meet goals in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Proficiency in and prior experience working with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required.
  • Proficiency in and prior experience working with SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, and Salesforce preferred.
  • Ability to work strategically and effectively with multiple team members required.
  • Willingness and ability to travel and work evenings/weekends as required.
  • Current and/or ability to obtain safe food handling certification within 60 days of hire.

Certificates: Hiring is contingent on candidate passing the following clearances that are paid for by the Food Bank: Act 33 & Act 34 Clearances

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.

Distributions Manager

The Distributions Manager collaborates across teams internally and with external partners and stakeholders to ensure the successful execution of the Food Bank’s direct distribution programs Including Produce to People, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, MilitaryShare, FoodShare and others.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Cultivate a high performance, result-oriented culture by maintaining positive working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Coaching team members to abide by expectations and goals established by leadership.
  • Manage Distribution Coordinators’ and CSFP Coordinators’ daily activities: provide scheduling support and approve timecards, perform workload assignments, offer timely and constructive feedback to team members on an ongoing basis and through bi-annual formal review process. Conduct training for team members as needed.
  • Work with the Distributions Coordinators and Director to set distribution goals; planning and managing relevant operations to achieve set goals. Collaborate across teams to develop and implement new and innovative models of distribution as directed.
  • Contribute to and execute program evaluation plans.
  • Employ rigorous performance monitoring and prioritize program goals (i.e. output in meals, efficiency, consumer experience) to align with those established by leadership.
  • Manage the annual budget for Distribution and CSFP programs. Track and report on grant spending as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with all required Federal and State mandates regarding food distribution. Ensure that CSFP minimum caseload is maintained.
  • Document program procedures and best practices for internal use, as well as to enable sharing of successful models with other Food Banks and external stakeholders.
  • Train and monitor partner organizations that host or facilitate direct food distributions on behalf of the Food Bank
  • Identify new distribution sites as needed and maintain amicable working relationships with all partner sites.
  • Provide exemplary customer service to partners, clients, community members, and colleagues.
  • Work closely with Food Bank colleagues within and across other teams to ensure efficient execution of distribution plans.
  • Work closely with the Food Bank’s IT team and outside partners to manage and interpret client data effectively.
  • Procure supplies and equipment as needed within budget.
  • Staff distribution events as needed.
  • Follow and enforce Food Bank policies and procedures at all times.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • A strong and proven track record overseeing a high-performing team.
  • Proven experience designing and operationalizing new service delivery models to increase output and efficiency of existing model. Willingness to redirect service models that no longer serve organizational needs.
  • Ability to organize and analyze diverse information, and use critical thinking skills to make sound decisions.
  • Prior experience and proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, to include professional letter-writing and report preparation.  Writing sample may be requested.
  • Ability, experience and willingness to work with diverse populations and team members across the organization as needed.
  • Demonstrated organization and time-management skills.
  • Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as required.
  • Current and/or ability to obtain safe food handling certification within 60 days of hire.
  • Act 33 and Act 34 clearances

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.

Director of Life Stabilization

The Director of Life Stabilization will be heading up a new area at the Food Bank. The area will include an existing, high-performing team that handles all aspects of the Food Bank’s work in SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), as well as a new Call Center team that is to be hired. The Director will be responsible for designing and building out the Call Center team to triage the Food Bank’s telephonic inquiries about food assistance services and resources. The Director oversees the Income Stability Programs Manager who heads up the SNAP team. The Director will work with the teams, the Chief Program Officer, and other senior staff to develop how the Food Bank coordinates with social service providers and other community organizations to serve individuals in need throughout the Food Bank’s 11-county service area.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Leadership & Program Development

  • Responsible for overall operations of the SNAP and Call Center teams.
  • Plan and direct workflow and project assignments.
  • Responsible for teams’ adherence to organizational attendance and employment policies.
  • Work with the Income Stability Programs Manager and team members to develop policies, procedures, telephonic protocols and the work plan for the Life Stabilization area and teams.
  • Model and provide excellent customer service to all internal and external customers.
  • Develop employees’ skills, evaluate performance and provide feedback.
  • Oversee resolution of employee relations issues, performance, productivity and service standards.
  • Establish and maintain a positive, collaborative, and productive work and team culture.
  • Provide on-going coaching to each team member concerning quality, reliability, accountability and productivity.
  • Track and report progress to management.
  • Work alongside the Director of IT and team to implement a data collection tool for SNAP and Call Center work, and create a dashboard that studies referral sources and outcomes.
  • Study the data of each county the Food Bank serves and make recommendations about tailoring our approach appropriately to different geographic areas.
  • Explore and implement activities that incorporate financial stability and employment work into the mission of the Food Bank.

Oversight of Call Center Team

  • Monitor Call Center team to ensure the Food Bank provides incoming callers with the most current and accurate information for all food assistance programs and other relevant resources.
  • Provide guidance to Call Center staff to ensure they are skilled in listening, assessing and troubleshooting issues related to accessing food assistance programs.
  • Serve as a point of escalation for calls requiring a higher degree of expertise or discretion to resolve customer issues and ensure timely resolution.
  • Serve as backup to take overflow calls as needed.
  • Ensure staff adhere to all outlined protocols regarding security and confidentiality to protect personal client information.
  • Oversee call volume to ensure service standards are met.

Oversight of SNAP Team

  • Be a subject matter expert for the Food Bank with respect to its SNAP contracts and relationships with subcontractors.
  • Serve as point person with DHS with regards to SNAP grants, budgets, monitoring and reporting (and other funders)
  • Work with the Director of Government Affairs to advocate on SNAP and communicate with elected officials
  • Oversee the Income Stability Programs Manager who directs the day-to-day operations of the SNAP team.
  • Monitor the submission of internal and external quarterly reports and financials

Engagement with the Community & Partners

  • Develop and maintain partnerships in the Food Bank’s 11-county service area (urban, suburban and rural communities) to collaboratively improve life stabilization and food security services and resources.
  • Participate in and contribute to regional, statewide and national conversations about how to build collaborations that improve life stabilization and food security.
  • Serve as an expert and advocate for the importance of how the Food Bank links to, fosters and cultivates ongoing relationships with life stabilization social service providers and community organizations.
  • Represent the Food Bank at community meetings and events as needed.

Qualifications:

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or ten years equivalent work experience
  • Must demonstrate experience in managing a high-performing, multi-person Call Center team for at least five years.
  • Must also demonstrate experience in:
  • Leading, inspiring and motivating a team
  • Developing budgets and managing expenses successfully to budgets
  • Being patient and “keeping their cool” with difficult and/or emotional callers
  • Meeting crises calmly to solve problems and maintain attention to detail and accuracy
  • Enjoying a fast-paced work environment with multifaceted demands
  • Enjoying work with diverse populations
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Working with Microsoft Office
  • Working strategically and effectively with multiple team members

Preferred

  • Master’s degree in social work
  • Experience with using Salesforce
  • Must be flexible to attend evening and/or weekend meetings and/or events
  • Must have a valid driver’s license – This position requires traveling throughout our 11-county service area with occasional trips to other parts of the country.

Certificates: Hiring is contingent on candidate passing the following clearances that are paid for by the Food Bank: FBI Clearance, Act 33 & Act 34 Clearances

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.

Policy Analyst

An ideal candidate understands rapid response-style communications and can balance accuracy with timeliness on a consistent, daily basis.

The incumbent will also be expected to conduct in-depth and substantive research into the petrochemical, fracked gas and plastics industries, and will be expected to write talking points, reports, fact sheets, and white papers that can be used in presentations, blogs, social media, and other public-facing communications.

Most importantly, the Analyst is expected to be a thought leader and expert as it pertains to the petrochemical, fracked gas, and plastics industries. This person will be frequently called upon to lend their expertise in public presentations, policy hearings, and other high-visibility events.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct research, analysis, and investigation on the impacts of fracked gas and petrochemical industries on Pennsylvania’s communities
  • Synthesize peer reviewed and expert white papers on the environmental impact of fracked gas and petrochemical industries
  • Act as an expert and thought leader within the environmental advocacy community, as it pertains to fracked gas and petrochemical matters
  • Develop timely written and verbal content including white papers, fact sheets, memos, talking points, blogs, and presentations about the environmental impacts of the fracked gas and petrochemical industries.
  • Develop briefing materials for local, state, and federal policymakers.
  • Champion an alternative economic vision for Pennsylvania that includes a clean energy economy and a reliance on renewable energy instead of dirty energy and fossil fuels
  • Serve as a spokesperson for PennFuture on assigned issues, including petrochemicals
  • Support the organization’s communications team by developing timely earned media and social media content
  • Conduct outreach to or work with other PennFuture departments to conduct outreach to stakeholders, including experts, coalitions, coalition partners, and civic leaders
  • Track statewide and federal environmental and industry news relevant to the assigned issue area
  • Monitor relevant industry developments by attending relevant agency hearings, community events, and conferences

PULSE Fellow, 2020-2021

What is PULSE?

PULSE (www.pulsepittsburgh.org) cultivates a community of young servant leaders to transform
Pittsburgh. We invite talented university graduates to partner with Pittsburgh nonprofits for a year
of service and leadership.  PULSE fellows serve for a year beginning in August.

Who are PULSE fellows?

As a PULSE fellow, you will serve with a nonprofit, live in community, and grow as a leader.
Through all our activities, we will equip and develop young adults to be civic and community
leaders with a heart for service.

What do PULSE fellows do?

  • SERVE WITH A NONPROFIT – Serve 35 hours/week for a year (beginning in August)
    with a Pittsburgh nonprofit. Check out some of our previous nonprofit partners
    at  https://pulsepittsburgh.org/past-partners/.
  • LIVE IN COMMUNITY – Cultivate community by living together with other fellows and
    sharing meals, household tasks, finances, and learning experiences.
  • GROW AS A LEADER – Participate in leadership training and personal development
    (orientation, weekly seminars, retreats, mentoring, one-on-one coaching, etc.)

What are the benefits of becoming a PULSE fellow?

PULSE fellows are provided with lodging, food, transportation, some reimbursable health
insurance expenses, and a modest monthly stipend.  PULSE fellows receive resources to fund their
own personal development and are eligible for student loan deferment.

Applications accepted until June 1st, 2020 deadline or until all slots are filled.

Questions regarding the PULSE fellowship can be directed to:
Neal Donovan at recruiting@pulsepittsburgh.org or by phone at 412.361.0124

If you are a Pittsburgh based nonprofit interested in hosting a fellow through a PULSE Nonprofit Partnership, please consider learning more about partnership opportunities at an upcoming PULSE Nonprofit Partner Information Session. The PULSE Nonprofit Partner Application is due Thursday, June 25th. Questions? Please contact Jonnett Maurer, PULSE Operations and Partnership director at partner@pulsepittsburgh.org.

Project Archivist

The Project Archivist performs professional archival tasks consistent with best practices endorsed by the Society of American Archivists.  The In Sisterhood Archives Project will process oral histories and create organizational collections for donation to an archive as well as curate a virtual collection with videos and other educational resources. The project archivist will develop and implement processing plans for preservation of both individual participant’s oral histories and organizational collections, digitization of a subset of the collection and will contribute to promotion of the virtual collection. The project archivist will coordinate with education and digital design committees to promote consistency across components of the virtual collection.

Principle Areas of Responsibility

Create Organizational Collections of up to ten feminist organizations active in Pittsburgh during the period 1967-1989: Develop and implement a processing plan to re-organize material from private collections into defined organizational collections. Determine any preservation concerns and re-house material in boxes. Create finding aids following EAD standards, MARC records, and similar documents to facilitate user access. Oversee any work on the collection by staff or interns.

Coordinate plan for digitized image collection of photos and historically significant documents of feminist, their activism and related documents:  Collect input from Design Committee, Advisers and Director on digitization criteria for photos and documents. Develop digitization plan, including recommendations for hiring a photo technician or contracting with an external vendor for digitization of materials. Create metadata that follows the Dublin Core or similar standard for digitized items. Create information to link digitized items to finding aids for the organizational collection.

Prepare oral history transcripts, videotapes and related materials for deposit in an archive: Catalog the transcripts, permissions and video tapes associated with each oral history; process the transcripts according to Oral History Association standards; identify representative segments of an individual’s activism from their oral history for editor to create a video clip to accompany each oral history. Prepare a transcript to be hardbound for presentation to the participant and create a digital file of the transcripts with time marks and related materials, as well as associated videotapes and video clip for archival collection.

Promote the project: Develop blog posts and social media content promoting the project. Assist the educational committee with selection and presentation of material from the collection appropriate to different educational levels.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program with a concentration in archives management or equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate will have: knowledge of the current methods, best practices, principles and procedures of oral history and archival work; a demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work, meet deadlines, work independently and collaboratively; manage projects and solve problems; demonstrated knowledge of the principles of appraisal, arrangement and description of archival material; familiarity with LCSH, DACS, Dublin Core and related standards; proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications and working in a Apple-Mac Environment; and strong writing and interpersonal communication skills.

Decision Making

Provide historical appraisal, in concert with the Project Director, of items in collections (all formats and media) donated by project participants. This task includes deciding the historical relevance of materials as they relate to the mission of the In Sisterhood virtual collection.

Job Scope/Impact

Accurate bibliographic records and clear and consistent finding aids are invaluable in this special collection. These tools make the archival materials accessible to staff and committee members. In the event the Project Archivist is unavailable or has left the project, their records and finding aids serve as guides for locating and using these archival materials now and in the future.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this position, the Project Archivist is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, speak and hear. This position requires extensive computer use in an Apple-Mac environment. The Project Archivist must occasionally lift/move up to fifty (50) pounds. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Duration and Compensation:

This job is offered as a part-time, work-for-hire contact for up to nine months. Compensation will be $22-25 an hour depending on qualifications.

Equal Opportunity

In Sisterhood is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, people with disabilities and LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Provide a cover letter explaining interest in and qualifications for the Project Archivist position with a resume/curriculum vita and three references electronically to: job@insisterhood.info by April 30, 2020. We will review applications on a rolling basis so we encourage you to apply early. For questions about this position, contact Patricia Ulbrich, Project Director at 412-621-3252.

PULSE Fellow, 2020-2021

What is PULSE?

PULSE (www.pulsepittsburgh.org) cultivates a community of young servant leaders to transform Pittsburgh. We invite talented university graduates to partner with Pittsburgh nonprofits for a year of service and leadership.  PULSE fellows serve for a year beginning in August.

Who are PULSE fellows?

As a PULSE fellow, you will serve with a nonprofit, live in community, and grow as a leader.  Through all our activities, we will equip and develop young adults to be civic and community leaders with a heart for service.

What do PULSE fellows do?

  • SERVE WITH A NONPROFIT – Serve 35 hours/week for a year (beginning in August) with a Pittsburgh nonprofit. Check out some of our previous nonprofit partners at https://pulsepittsburgh.org/past-partners/.
  • LIVE IN COMMUNITY – Cultivate community by living together with other fellows and sharing meals, household tasks, finances, and learning experiences.
  • GROW AS A LEADER – Participate in leadership training and personal development (orientation, weekly seminars, retreats, mentoring, one-on-one coaching, etc.)

What are the benefits of becoming a PULSE fellow?

PULSE fellows are provided with lodging, food, transportation, some reimbursable health insurance expenses, and a modest monthly stipend.  PULSE fellows receive resources to fund their own personal development and are eligible for student loan deferment.

Applications accepted on a rolling basis until June 1st, 2020, or until all slots are filled.

Questions regarding the PULSE fellowship can be directed to:

Neal Donovan at recruiting@pulsepittsburgh.org or by phone at 412.361.0124

If you are a Pittsburgh based nonprofit interested in hosting a fellow through a PULSE Nonprofit Partnership, please consider learning more about partnership opportunities at an upcoming PULSE Nonprofit Partner Information Session. The PULSE Nonprofit Partner Application is due Thursday, June 25th. Questions? Please contact Jonnett Maurer, PULSE Operations and Partnership director at partner@pulsepittsburgh.org.

PULSE Fellow, 20-21 Program Year

PULSE cultivates a community of young servant leaders to transform Pittsburgh. We invite talented university graduates to partner with Pittsburgh nonprofits for a year of service and leadership.  PULSE fellows serve for a year beginning in August.

As a PULSE fellow, you will serve with a nonprofit, live in community, and grow as a leader.  Through all our activities, we will equip and develop young adults to be civic and community leader with a heart for service.

SERVE WITH A NONPROFIT – Serve 35 hours/week for a year (beginning in August) with a Pittsburgh nonprofit. Check out some of our current and previous nonprofit partners.

LIVE IN COMMUNITY – Cultivate community by living together with other fellows and sharing meals, household tasks, finances and learning experiences.

GROW AS A LEADER – Participate in leadership training and personal development (orientation, weekly seminars, retreats, mentoring, one-on-one coaching, etc.)

PULSE fellows are provided with lodging, food, transportation, some reimbursable health insurance expenses, and a modest monthly stipend.  PULSE fellows receive resources to fund their own personal development and are eligible for student loan deferment.

Application deadline is March 1st, 2020.  Apply TODAY – www.pulsepittsburgh.org/serve

Questions regarding the PULSE fellowship can be directed to:

Neal Donovan at recruiting@pulsepittsburgh.org or by phone at 412.361.0124.

 

If you are a nonprofit interested in partnering with PULSE during the 20-21 Program Year, beginning in September 2020, learn more at www.pulsepittsburgh.org/partner, attend an upcoming PULSE Prospective Nonprofit Partner Information Session or contact Jonnett Maurer at partner@pulsepittsburgh.org or by phone at 412.361.0124.

Learn and Earn Field Service Team Member

We’re seeking a versatile team member with outstanding people skills to help implement various stages of the Learn & Earn Summer Youth Employment program. You’ll have the opportunity to make a positive impact for local youth by helping ensure a smooth application and placement process. Once the program starts, you’ll be on the road visiting youth and staff at our program providers and worksites throughout the county.

Summary

Partner4Work connects funding, expertise, and opportunities to develop a thriving workforce in the Pittsburgh region. Partner4Work is currently seeking talented individuals with a passion for serving youth to join the Learn & Earn Summer Youth Employment Program team.  Learn & Earn is a county-wide summer jobs program open to low-income young people ages 14 to 24.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide customer service to applicants (youth and parents) and community members
  • Conduct site visits to providers and worksites
  • Perform outreach and promotional activities to engage youth and to increase visibility of Learn and Earn, including social media campaigns and information fairs
  • Perform data entry in Salesforce database
  • Assist with application eligibility review process as needed
  • Assist with youth placement process as needed
  • Assist Corporate Trainer with planning and delivery of weekly professional skills training
  • All other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Salesforce (or equivalent database), SurveyMonkey, Google Docs, Powerpoint, Excel, Word
  • Knowledge of and prior experience in youth programs preferred

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • At least two years working in a related field, such as education, workforce development, or customer service
  • Must have a vehicle and be willing to travel locally

ADA Requirements

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to write and/or type; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and bend.  The employee may occasionally lift and /or move up to 10 pounds.  The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters in an office environment.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only job duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this position.  Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

This is a seasonal position through August 21, 2020 requiring 25-40 hours/week.

Hourly rate: $15

To apply: Send a cover letter, resume and three references to employment@partner4work.org

No phone calls, please.

Partner4Work (TRWIB, Inc.) provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Partner4Work is an EEO employer.