Social Services Advocate – St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul – Cincinnati (SVDP) has served residents of greater Cincinnati for over 150 years with basic needs such as food, medicine, and homelessness prevention through its outreach center in the West End and through fifty-six parish-based volunteer Conferences (chapters). SVDP provides holistic direct assistance and systemic change services while treating neighbors in need with dignity, and compassion. At St. Vincent de Paul, diversity is a fact and inclusion an act. Every person is valued and made to feel that they belong.

Job Summary:

The Social Services Advocate (SSA) is the primary contact person for those requesting services at the Neyer Outreach Center. The SSA will be cross-trained on all of our direct service programs, including Welcome Rooms, Call Center, Front Desk, and Choice Food Pantry. Engagement, assessment, eligibility determination, gathering documentation, and service delivery are key functions. The right candidate will have a heart for service, compassion for those we serve, and a willingness to serve in the area of most need.  The team member must be able to build relationships with neighbors in need, using a strengths-based approach to help them recognize and utilize their personal strengths and resources. This team member must consistently model the mission and values of St. Vincent de Paul and adhere to SVDP’s policies and procedures to ensure program sustainability. Each SSA will have a primary area of focus, but will also support the team with other duties as needed.

Hours: Typical hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with occasional Saturday hours

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

Engage neighbors in a Welcome Room to holistically assess their overall situation to determine eligibility for assistance and provide appropriate SVDP assistance and referrals, as necessary

Assess and respond, as necessary, to needs of neighbors presenting critical situations at any time during business hours

Serve as a pantry guide, walking with neighbors through the Choice Pantry and assisting them to their mode of transportation

Serve at the front desk, welcoming and providing compassionate guidance to all guests who enter the NOC, including information about services offered

Assist Call Center with harvesting and returning calls to neighbors

Help maintain neighbor records, including entering data into our case management system, checking eligibility, completing neighbor requests, and providing administrative support to seasonal programs

Participate as a member of the SVDP Outreach Center Services team as well as positively interacting with volunteers and other SVDP staff

Maintain awareness of primary community resources available to address needs presented by neighbors as well as the process for accessing them

Other duties as assigned

Particular areas of focus may include:

Processing rent and utility cases

Answering neighbor questions, managing the flow of neighbors in the lobby, and keeping public areas in order

Greeting visitors at the front desk and checking neighbor eligibility

Job Qualifications and requirements: 

High school diploma required; college degree is preferred. Degree or prior experience in social work, human services, or related fields preferred. Bilingual (Spanish speaking) abilities are a plus. Candidate must possess excellent customer services skills and be able to communicate clearly and compassionately with diverse audiences. The ideal candidate will work on own initiative and deliver on time, be well-organized with attention to detail, and display flexibility and a willingness to serve in the area of most need. Basic computer literacy and the ability to learn SVDP software are required.  The ability to work under pressure and a comfort in engaging with people of different cultural and economic backgrounds in a faith-based setting are necessary.

All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against, based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

Social Services Advocate link to apply

 

Program Manager – St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul – Cincinnati (SVDP) has served residents of greater Cincinnati for over 150 years with basic needs such as food, medicine, and homelessness prevention through its outreach center in the West End and through over fifty parish-based volunteer Conferences (chapters). SVDP provides holistic direct assistance and systemic change services while treating neighbors in need with dignity, and compassion. At St. Vincent de Paul, diversity is a fact and inclusion an act. Every person is valued and made to feel that they belong.

Job Summary:      

The Self-Sufficiency Programs Manager is responsible for advancing St. Vincent de Paul’s mission through the administration, supervision, and facilitation of the Becky Catino Women’s Stability, Employment, and Empowerment Program; the Re-Entry Program (for individuals impacted by incarceration); and Working Better Together (SVDP’s workforce development program for its Stores employees). This role will supervise two full-time staff members and manage the budget and reporting for these three programs. The prompt and effective delivery of service engagement and responsible stewardship are the expectations of this team member’s work. Efficient extension of services to ensure programmatic and financial accountability and concrete outcomes is a key aspect of this role.  This leader must consistently model the mission and values of St. Vincent de Paul. This position is an integral member of the Outreach Center Programs team.

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

Becky Catino Women’s Stability, Employment, and Empowerment Program

Developing and administering an individualized curriculum that may include referrals to non-SVDP services/agencies as needed, referrals to employers, soft skills/workplace expectations training, testing (aptitude/personality/interest) and financial literacy programming, including connection with banking services

Identifying appropriate candidates for the program and managing the referral and selection process

Managing the program budget, including ensuring compliance with spending/budgetary guidelines

Providing supervision and support for the Catino Program Coordinator, who will manage a caseload of women who are working to achieve stability and self-sufficiency through coaching, mentoring, skill development, and material support

Collecting, recording, analyzing, and reporting on data needed to evaluate services provided

Planning and facilitating participant group meetings

Developing and maintaining relationships with volunteers, employers, schools and training programs, and service organizations that will serve as sources for referrals of candidates, professional development, and employment

 

Re-Entry Program

Providing supervision and support for the Re-Entry Program Manager, who will provide emergency assistance to neighbors who have been impacted by the criminal justice system

Collecting, recording, analyzing, and reporting on data needed to evaluate services provided

In coordination with the Program Manager, developing and maintaining relationships with community partners

Working with the Program Manager to further develop the Re-Entry Program to meet the community need

 

Working Better Together

In collaboration with Stores team, ordering supplies, scheduling sessions, and preparing materials for each session

Collecting, recording, analyzing, and reporting on data needed to evaluate services provided

Presenting materials when scheduled session leaders are unavailable

Providing additional resources for Stores employees, including graduate groups or other workshops

 

Collaboration and Partnership

Managing relationships with Vincentians and staff to best serve the needs of the Cincinnati District Council

Collaborating with Service Learning staff to provide programming on the topic of self-sufficiency

Participating as a member of the Outreach Center Services leadership team

 

Job Qualifications and Requirements:

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Education, or a related field, and three years of relevant experience are required

A minimum of three years of supervisory experience is required

Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

The ability to communicate well orally and in writing

The ability to effectively relate to people of different cultural and economic backgrounds

Familiarity with adult learning processes and assessment tools

Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, and Outlook)

Demonstrated ability to strategically plan and implement programs

Some knowledge of Re-Entry/corrections work would be a plus

All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against, based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

Program Manager link to apply

 

Community Resource Navigator – St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul – Cincinnati (SVDP) has served residents of greater Cincinnati for over 150 years with basic needs such as food, medicine, and homelessness prevention through its outreach center in the West End and through fifty-six parish-based volunteer Conferences (chapters). SVDP provides holistic direct assistance and systemic change services while treating neighbors in need with dignity, and compassion. At St. Vincent de Paul, diversity is a fact and inclusion an act. Every person is valued and made to feel that they belong.

Job Summary: This fulltime position, helping in a vital capacity to support the growing ministry of our county wide team of Vincentian volunteers, the Community Resource Navigator will provide direct support on areas related to social services and customized programmatic offerings for the Cincinnati District. Working in conjunction with the wider Vincentian Services team, they will be the central expert and support on local resources, both internal and external, being available to Vincentians to provide guidance on the complex situations facing those we serve.

Responsibilities and Duties

Community Resource Support:

Serve as a resource for all Vincentians, connecting them, and those we serve, with the appropriate community resources and responding capably and courteously to Vincentians’ requests

Develop and maintain a central hub of up-to-date community resources for Vincentians to utilize.

Nurture strategic, complementary partner relationships. Coordinate the work of SVDP and other related community services providers to increase overall stabilization and advancement efforts.

Serve as a Conference liaison with our Social Services team to ensure interdepartmental cohesion on social services issues and projects.

In collaboration with the wider team, create and present workshops and information sessions on relevant topics for Vincentians, staff, and volunteers.

Serve as the leading Vincentian Services team member on administering additional programs and assistance funding when such opportunities materialize.

Provide guidance and facilitation on publicly available benefits, especially PIPP, SNAP, and cash assistance.

Learn and, where necessary, provide support and advocacy for utilizing our central Case Management System, interacting with our Resource Analyst regularly.

Distribute thrift store vouchers, bus tickets, and birth certificates to Conferences and Vincentians.

Systemic Change Program Development & Implementation:

Serve as a leading member on systemic change initiatives within the Vincentian Services team.

Develop and administer systemic change programming for Vincentians.

Serve as a coach for Vincentians as they accompany neighbors to growing sustainability.

Collaborate with both the Catino Women’s Empowerment and Re-Entry programs, working especially with the Self Sufficiency Programs Manager.

Formation and Advisory Support:

Serve as a staff liaison to the Voice of the Poor Committee meetings and events.

Through intentional efforts, seek to engage our Vincentians in SVDP’s core mission of guiding them towards encountering Christ through their service to those in need.

Represent SVDP, as directed, in community efforts to address obstacles to sustainability for neighbors, including housing opportunities.

Attend Vincentian Services events where appropriate.

Service:

Serve neighbors seeking assistance with dignity and respect.

Participate as a member of the SVDP Services team, interacting positively with volunteers and other SVDP staff.

Job Qualifications & Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, pastoral ministries, or related fields, or equivalent experience, as well as a passion for and understanding of systemic change.

A commitment to Roman Catholic Social Teaching, beliefs, and an openness to fostering the spirituality of St. Vincent de Paul is required.

Experience with community organizing and/or working at a social services agency is desirable.

Bilingual (Spanish speaking) abilities are desirable.

A comfort in engaging with people from a diverse group of backgrounds in a faith-based setting.

Strong interpersonal abilities, including the ability to connect with diverse groups.

Excellent time management skills and a strong sense of self-motivation.

Excellent administrative abilities, including experience with Microsoft Office and Teams.

Applicants must be Safeguarding compliant or achieve compliance prior to start date and remain in compliance for job tenure.

Hours may occasionally vary beyond standard Monday – Friday work week; some nights and weekends required.

All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against, based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

Community Resource Navigator link to apply

Care Coordinator – St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul – Cincinnati (SVDP) has served residents of greater Cincinnati for over 150 years with basic needs such as food, medicine, and homelessness prevention through its outreach center in the West End and through fifty-six parish-based volunteer Conferences (chapters). SVDP provides holistic direct assistance and systemic change services while treating neighbors in need with dignity, and compassion. At St. Vincent de Paul, diversity is a fact and inclusion an act. Every person is valued and made to feel that they belong. The Catino Women’s Self Sufficiency Program Coordinator is responsible for advancing St. Vincent de Paul’s mission through the facilitation of the Becky Catino Women’s Stability, Employment, and Empowerment Program.  This program, which began in 2021, seeks to encourage women to achieve stability and self-sufficiency through coaching, mentoring, skill development, and material support. The prompt and effective delivery of service engagement and responsible stewardship are the expectations of this team member’s work. Efficient extension of services to ensure programmatic and financial accountability and concrete outcomes is a key aspect of this role. This position is an integral member of the Outreach Center Programs team.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Case Management

Managing a caseload of women who are facing barriers to self-sustaining employment

Mentoring and career counseling with program participants

Meeting with program participants, both one-on-one and in group settings, to develop individual service plans, extend assistance, and make progress toward goals

In collaboration with the Self-Sufficiency Programs Manager, selecting women who will be a good fit for the program

Collecting, recording, and reporting on data needed to evaluate services provided

Extension of Support Services

Extending assistance for participants that may include childcare funding, payment for job-specific supplies, payment for education, educational supplies, and/or training programs for identified career path, and assistance with transportation barriers

Coordinating with and referring to basic assistance resources within and beyond SVDP as needed

Collaborating with community partners to provide resources and support for program participants

 Job Qualifications and Requirements:

A minimum of an associate’s degree in Social Work, Education, or a related field, and two years of relevant experience are required

Experience as a social services case manager preferred

Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

Ability to effectively relate to people of different cultural and economic backgrounds

Ability to communicate well orally and in writing

Proficiency in computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, and Outlook)

Some evening and Saturday availability (to be balanced by time off during the week)

Lived experience preferred

All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against, based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

Care Coordinator link to apply.

Junior High Math Teacher – Saint Agnes

Saint Agnes is seeking a dynamic and passionate Junior High Math Teacher to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in pre-algebra and algebra, with the ability to engage students in foundational mathematical concepts. Responsibilities include designing and delivering comprehensive lesson plans, fostering a supportive learning environment, and assessing student progress. A commitment to academic excellence, effective communication skills, and the ability to differentiate instruction to meet diverse student needs are essential. Relevant teaching experience and appropriate certification are preferred. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Erin Redleski at [email protected].

 

Art Teacher – Villa Madonna Academy High School/Junior High – 2024-25

VMA High School/Junior High, a 3x National Blue Ribbon School in Villa Hills, KY, is seeking an art teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. VMA High School/Jr. High is a Catholic, Benedictine school and the area’s only Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence Lighthouse School.  Please submit cover letter and resume to Mrs. Pamela McQueen, Executive Director, at [email protected]

 

 

 

Elementary Teacher – Saint Agnes School

Saint Agnes School is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Elementary Teacher (intermediate grades) to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for nurturing young minds and fostering a love for learning. Responsibilities include developing engaging lesson plans, creating a supportive classroom environment, and assessing student progress. Strong communication skills, creativity, and a commitment to student success are essential. Relevant teaching experience and appropriate certification are preferred.   Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Erin Redleski at [email protected].

Music teacher – (K-8) – St. Joseph, Crescent Springs – 2024-25

St. Joseph School, Crescent Springs is currently interviewing qualified candidates for a K-8 music teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. If interested, please email your resume and references to Sally Zeck, principal ([email protected]), and Ellen Beiersdorfer, assistant principal ([email protected]).

 

 

Special Education Classroom Aide – St. Therese School

St. Therese School, located in Southgate, KY, is seeking a special education classroom aide.  This individual will collaborate closely with teachers and other educators to assist and direct students with disabilities.

Please contact Ms. Katie Boruske at [email protected]

 

Physical Education Teacher – Villa Madonna Academy 2024-25

Villa Madonna Academy is seeking to hire a passionate Elementary Physical Education Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. The ideal candidate is a teacher who nurtures the healthy development of the whole child including their mind, body, and spirit while working collaboratively with the staff. The position is full-time but could be adjusted to part-time.   Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter, and references to Soshana Bosley at [email protected].