Start the Adventure In Reading (STAIR)
Start The Adventure In Reading (STAIR) is a local, volunteer-based non-profit literacy program providing volunteer tutors – to elementary public school students in danger of academic failure. STAIR’s overall mission is to improve the reading skills and self-esteem of elementary school students as a means to prevent academic failure and other at-risk behaviors. STAIR uses a step-by-step detailed program designed to enhance the curriculum of the public schools. STAIR works in partnership with students, parents, principals, teachers and community organizations in Orleans, Jefferson, St. Tammany and Tangipahoa Parishes and has touched over 6,800 1st,2nd and 3rdgrade students in its 30+ year history. To learn more about the organization please visit http://stairnola.org
Reporting to the Board of Directors the STAIR Executive Director has overall responsibility for the organization’s operations and execution of its mission. The ED is responsible for ensuring that its programmatic, fiscal, personnel, development and marketing strategies are effectively and efficiently implemented. A successful candidate will have a proven track record in: nonprofit management, inspiring and coaching staff and volunteers, fiscally responsible development and management of operational budgets, and successfully engaging funders and community partners with STAIR’s mission.
- Takes a leadership role in driving a collaborative process with the Board of Directors that results in the development of strategic goals, objectives, and operational plans
- Supports the financial and legal responsibilities of the Board working with the standing and ad hoc committees of the Board.
- Assists the Board of Directors in periodically reviewing programs and operating budget for effectiveness and efficiency, and makes recommendations for program development, expansion, and discontinuation.
- Ensures the Board is kept fully informed on the condition of the organization by providing regular data and analysis of key organizational indicators, including financial, fundraising, human resources and program reports.
Strategy and Planning
- Develops and leads the long-range strategy of the organization.
- Consults and communicates with 5 STAIR affiliates throughout the country.
- Remains informed of best practice approaches in volunteer management, literacy programming and school/community collaborations.
- Leads, motivates, and develops staff (currently 1 full time, 3 part time and 24 Site Directors) to work effectively toward continual improvement and ensure they are passionate about STAIR’s mission.
- Ensures that STAIR staff and volunteers have the skills and support to carry out their responsibilities.
- Monitors compliance of all employment policies to include but not be limited to: a) recruiting and hiring; b) ongoing staff development; c) performance management; d) compensation and benefits; e) separation of employment.
Program Development and Implementation
- Oversees and approves the development, design and delivery of program initiatives, assuring that the goals and objectives are aligned with STAIR’s overall strategic plan.
- Oversees STAIR curriculum and materials as well as the operation of the 25 tutoring locations.
- Oversees and authorizes the administrative components of all program services, including contracts, and grant reporting.
- Maintains and grows working relationships with sites, schools, churches, and other stakeholder groups in support STAIR programming
Finance and Fund Development
- Ensures the financial health of the organization, including developing long and short-range financial priorities to support the needs of the program and staff.
- Monitors the budget, and ensures sound financial controls are in place.
- Supervises all fund development activities, including: a) grant writing; b) cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors; c) event planning; d) development of earned income activities; and e) identification of new resources.
- Develops and executes a diversified fundraising action plan to significantly increase revenue from various sources, including major individual donors, foundations, and business, with the support of the Board of Directors and Development staff.
- Cultivates and support current and prospective donors through every stage of a gift.
- Represents STAIR and its mission to students, schools, families, volunteers, general public, donors and the media.
- Promotes STAIRs visibility through collaboration and participation in community forums, civic engagement, and activities that are aligned with the organization’s mission.
- Guides all external relations and collaborations including website, newsletter, social media, annual report and annual appeal.
- Undergraduate degree in relevant field and a minimum of three years in a management and supervisory capacity in a nonprofit organization (experience with nonprofits focused on literacy and/ or youth development and/or school community collaborations and/or delinquency, drop-put prevention services is preferred).
- Experience in developing and maintaining effective partnerships to with schools and or community agencies.
- Experience with volunteer management and support.
- Proven track record in fund raising and involvement with revenue generating projects.
- Previous experience in working with a Board of Directors and successfully engaging them to further the vision of the organization.
- Proven effectiveness in working with a diversity of constituencies.
- Experience in leading a team, supervising staff and managing volunteers.
- Strong verbal and oral communication skills, superior interpersonal skills and proven ability to effectively multi-task.
- Knowledge of QuickBooks preferred
- Experience with and appreciation for the unique New Orleans public education landscape is preferred.
The ideal candidate will possess a deep commitment to leveraging the power of volunteers to improve the literacy skills of young people. We are seeking an individual that embraces the goals of STAIR, is contagious in their passion for the organization, and can harness their skills and commitment to improve and expand its reach Salary range $59,000- $65,000 commensurate with experience. To apply please send a Resume and cover letter which addresses your suitability for the position and your thoughts on the three most important skills of an effective nonprofit Executive Director. Materials should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be accepted through COB September 14, 2018.
STAIR is committed to providing equal employment for all persons. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating and inclusive environment for all employees.
Float Member Service Representative
The Float Member Service Representative is responsible for a wide variety of teller, administrative and clerical duties. Duties include a high level of external and internal public contact and management of varied records and file systems. Confidentiality is involved, and sensitive situations may be handled. This position is located at the O.C. Haley branch, however this person will be required to work in the various locations throughout the New Orleans area where volume and customer traffic warrants the presence of a MSR.
Essential Duties and Functions
- Establish and maintain member accounts
- Prepare and process teller transactions efficiently and effectively
- Adhere to established cash handling and balancing procedures
- Prepare corporate deposits daily
- Perform a variety of administrative duties including but not limited to answering telephones, typing and filing
- Provide excellent customer service
- Adhere to all branch procedures
- Travel to various HOPE locations to work as needed
- Ability to handle monetary instruments and make transactions accurately
- Working knowledge of word processor, spreadsheet, other PC applications, or mainframe applications to produce non-standard, creative products
- Ability to read and interpret documents, write routine reports and correspondence
- Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers and employees of the organization
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
- Ability to compute rate, ratio, percent, and interpret data
- Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions
- Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
Preferred Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree, business concentration preferred
- Three plus years of experience in banking/finance in areas related to job requirements
- Cash handling and customer service experience
- Fluency in Spanish and English required
HOPE offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Visit www.hopecu.orgto learn more about our organization.
Hope is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans
3300 W. Esplanade Ave. S. Suite 603
Metairie, LA 70002
POSITION: Bilingual (English/Spanish) Case Manager, Post Release Services for Unaccompanied Alien Children
SALARY: Commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package.
STATUS: Exempt, Full Time
TRAVEL: Local and overnight travel required
Jewish Family Service (JFS) a non-profit social service agency dedicated to preserving, strengthening, and enhancing the wellbeing and self-sufficiency of individuals and families at every stage of the life cycle, seeks a bilingual (Spanish) Case Manager to provide post release, follow up services to Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position of Case Manager is responsible for providing culturally and linguistically appropriate follow-up services and comprehensive case management for UAC. The Case Manager will be responsible for conducting calls, interviews, and home visits with UAC; developing individual case plans with particular attention to culture, language, and special circumstances; and maintaining case files. The Case Manager will provide information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that each child receives the services they require. The case manager will assess the safety and appropriateness of the placement on an ongoing basis using child welfare principles and social work best practices. The Case Manager will also build a network of local pro bono legal resources/services and care providers to establish services for UAC, facilitate access/remove barriers to those services, and track individual progress via an online database. Additionally, the Case Manager will be responsible for submitting written reports as required, coordinating/maintaining communication with key stakeholders, and participating in regular training and communication sessions with headquarters staff.
Bachelor’s degree in social work (BSW) or equivalent degree in education, psychology, sociology, or other behavioral science equivalent. Master’s degree (MA or MSW) preferred. A minimum of two years’ experience in case management, preferably working with, serving, and advocating on behalf of immigrant and refugee children. Experience in child welfare, child placements, and family preservation. Must possess an extensive knowledge of immigrant community local resources. Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment. Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance, a clean driving record, and personal transportation. Some overnight travel is required. Fluency reading and speaking Spanish required. Candidate must have dedication to the human rights of refugees, immigrants, asylum seekers and displaced people.
Please submit cover letter, resume and 3 references to email@example.com.
The NOLA 311 call center in City Hall is hiring a Spanish bilingual person to work with them. Please share the job link below with all of your contacts.
Have a great day!
Lisbeth L. Pedroso
Neighborhood Liaison | District D
Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office | City of New Orleans
1300 Perdido Street | Suite 8E15 | New Orleans, LA 70112
Good Afternoon All,
We are starting the search for the ideal candidate for the position of Congregational Wellness Administrative Assistant.
If you know of someone with the appropriate background and experience who may be interested in applying for this position please have them send their resume, salary history, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for submission is February 16, 2018.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
· Handle duties relative to any meeting involving the Vice President, Congregational Wellness including, preparation of meeting agenda and packets; coordinate and schedule meetings; record, transcribe, and proofread for accuracy all meeting minutes, memorandums, and reports in a timely manner
- Schedule and coordinate travel for Vice President, Congregational Wellness, including flights, hotel accommodations, event registration, and rental car if needed
- Collaborate coordination and implementation of events, programs, and special projects
- Maintain a schedule of activities, meetings, and facility usage to ensure appropriate accommodations for programs
- Sort, post, process and check for completeness, accuracy, and proper coding of forms, correspondence, vouchers, invoices, accounting, and financial records, and statistical information according to standard procedures and ensuring compliance with applicable rules and regulations; including by not limited to corporate card statements, expense reports, mileage reports, invoices and check requests
- Collaborate with Accounting for budget summaries and update of system processes
- Serve as registrar for program training initiatives and continuing education activities
- Provide administrative support for daily maintenance of Congregational Wellness programs, prepares materials for Trustee presentations, conferences, and poster presentations
- Maintain and stock inventory of supplies and materials at established par levels
- Answer phone calls and refer appropriately, in a professional manner
- Make copies, send facsimiles, and file correspondence appropriately and timely
- Update and/or maintain division web page/social media as required
- Plan and order food for meetings and/or programs and maintain receipts
- Will serve as backup for Data Analyst as needed
- This position will work standard business hours
- Perform other related duties as assigned
- Preferably one or two years of college education or a diploma from a reputable business school and/or college and three years of secretarial experience in administrative offices
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Knowledge of and skill in using Microsoft Office 2013
- Knowledge of and skill in basic secretarial functions, including bookkeeping and math
- Skill in operating various office equipment such as: personal computer, calculator, facsimile, copy machine, and document shredder
- Ability to communicate with co-workers and business contacts in a courteous and professional manner by phone, personal contact, and written communication
- Ability to work with minimal supervision
- Ability to organize and effectively handle multiple projects, meet regular deadlines with consistency and accuracy
- Ability to work quickly and accurately