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Early Education Substitute Teacher – Austin – ONSITE ONLY

Jeremiah Program disrupts the cycle of poverty by providing education in both residential and non-residential programs for single mothers and their children. Our Child Development Centers are looking for experienced substitute teachers to work onsite with pre-K students and support our mission. Shifts are 8 hours and opportunities are available in our infant, toddler and pre-K classrooms.

Our teachers develop the intellectual, emotional and physical growth of our children while promoting the physical and emotional safety of the Center. Teachers are also responsible for maintaining records as required by DHS and collaborating with parents and cross-team members to ensure the progress of children.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement approved curriculum for children, develop lesson plans that ensure the progress of the entire class and maintain up-to-date notes.
  • Create and maintain a classroom environment that stimulates and is conducive to learning.
  • Manage classroom inventory of supplies and materials and ensure classroom, storage areas, changing room, indoor and outdoor play areas are attractive, sanitary, orderly, and in compliance with governing bodies.
  • Serve meals according to USDA/CACFP meal portion guidelines.
  • Ensure children are always supervised in the classroom, hallways and offsite activities.
  • Maintain compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements, including maintaining accurate and complete files and reporting observed or suspected abuse.
  • Administer child assessments using the ASQ tool as prescribed.
  • Develop and maintain positive, respectful relationships with parents that enhance their child’s education and development
  • Complete daily individual written reports to parents that communicate classroom activities and changes in child development, behavior, and well-being.
  • Conduct Family Goal Planning meetings and Parent-Teacher conferences.
  • Encourage and participate in center parent involvement initiatives. (e.g. Preschool graduation).
  • Develop growth plans regarding child’s development and other support resources in collaboration with parents, co-teacher and our program’s Family Coach when necessary.
  • Provide resource referral for parental questions and concerns.
  • Provide and promote healthy boundaries and confidentiality at all times.

What You Will Need

  • Meet and maintain State teacher qualifications and quality system rating requirements
  • Passion for early childhood education and comprehensive knowledge of current child development practices.
  • CPR and First Aid certified (preferred).
  • Understanding of State and local childcare program licensing requirements or ability to quickly familiarize yourself with them
  • Ability to problem solve, multi-task, complete work on time and work independently.
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
  • Proficiency in computer skills (i.e. Microsoft, Sharepoint).

Please apply online to join our dedicated team of educators and support the mission of Jeremiah Program. Please include your resume and availability for onsite hours.

Family Coach – Brooklyn

Our History

Jeremiah Program offers one of the nation’s most successful strategies for ending the cycle of poverty for single mothers and their children, two generations at a time. Two-generation – or 2Gen — programs uniquely focus on the whole family and achieve long-term, sustainable results. The approach has been proven to achieve significant educational, health and economic benefits for parents, children and communities.

Jeremiah Program is strategically growing throughout the country to meet the growing demand for its model. The organization has campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN, Austin, TX, Fargo, ND, and Rochester-SE, MN.

In Brooklyn, NY and Boston, MA, JP has introduced an innovative nonresidential model, working with leading organizations to serve mothers and children. JP Brooklyn operates in Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood, and most current families live in the nearby neighborhoods.

In 2017, Jeremiah Program responded to a call from three locally respected organizations in Brownsville, NY: Community Solutions, SCO Family of Services, and Medgar Evers College, who share a deep concern about the numerous barriers single mothers and their children face to achieving social and economic prosperity. Considering our initial joint assessment, we and these partners have set a goal of establishing a program in Brownsville, New York, where the aim will be to serve 20-30 families at a time.

 

The Role

The Family Coach role reports directly to the Family Services Manager, who reports to the Executive Director. This role is responsible for providing transformative coaching to JP participants seeking to secure foundational basic needs, complete higher education, and ensure their children flourish in education and beyond.  The Family coach walks alongside moms authoring their own stories, offering thought partnership, resources, support and development.  The Family Coach delivers individual and group programming to ensure moms have access to a continuum of skills and supports as they work to disrupt the cycle of generational poverty.

 

Key Responsibilities

The Family Coach is responsible for representing the two-generation mission of the program and working directly with participants at the JP-Boston campus.

Key responsibilities include the following:

Coaching

  • Recognize the deep humanity of the JP mom and enable the conditions for safe, judgement free reflection that is rooted in an understanding of the systemic barriers that affect single moms experiencing poverty, including but not limited to race, gender and class barriers
  • Co-develop individual goal plans for participants to provoke self-discovery and personal growth; engage in goal setting and meaningful action.
  • Coach participants by encouraging agency, promoting alignment between their personal values and actions and generating innovative solutions using empowerment techniques.
  • Through coaching, act as accountability partner to participants as they strive towards their self-determined individual goals and navigate the systems to achieve economic mobility, including but not limited to college completion and career ambitions.
  • Provide support, crisis intervention, guidance, and resource referrals to address a variety barriers to the student-parent journey, including housing, legal services, immigration, finances, food security and more.
  • Reinforce program concepts and tools learned in JP programming.

Program Facilitation and Delivery

  • Work closely with the Family Services Manager to deliver high-quality programming that is responsive and meaningful in supporting moms in their journeys
  • Collaborate with Participant Council Leaders, partnering with participants to take active roles in programming and the community.
  • Understand and apply program policies, protocols and processes, tracking participant progress and outcomes and providing redirection and follow-up where applicable.
  • Provide parent programming occasionally held on evenings or weekends.
  • Support community partnerships and events.
  • Assist in planning Graduation and other participant events.
  • Contribute to and learn from multiple professional communities at the local site and across JP, collaborating across the organization to learn, plan and improve

 Program Operations

  • Maintain efficient, confidential and organized records in the organizational database to ensure accurate recordkeeping
  • Oversee and execute the data collection strategy that allows JP to make data-informed decisions about ongoing efforts to support moms deeply

Professional Experience/Qualifications

The Family Coach must believe in and be a passionate advocate for JP’s mission and values. They must possess and deep desire to support families and grow professionally. A qualified applicant will demonstrate the qualifications below.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS (Master’s degree preferred) in education, human services, social work, or related field
  • At least two years of coaching experience, preferably with coursework or training in life, family or executive coaching.
  • Strong ability to interact effectively with diverse groups, and be at ease building successful collaborations with program participants, staff, and stakeholders
  • Understanding of impact of structural inequities that lead to generational poverty
  • Demonstrate strong project management and problem solving skills in pursuit of outcomes for families
  • Thorough knowledge of training, education and resources available in the community
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, interact with management, direct service staff and participants to ensure high qualityservice delivery.
  • Proficiency in computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Office, Sharepoint, and ability to learn Apricot database.
  • Passion for the Jeremiah Program mission and value

 

HOW TO APPLY

Jeremiah Program is committed to the recruitment, selection, development and promotion of employees based on individual merit. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.

We offer competitive compensation including employer-paid health and dental, life and disability insurance and generous time off. Candidates will be located in Brooklyn, NY.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online. Please upload a current resume and thoughtful cover letter articulating your interest and fit for the role, including compensation requirements.

CDC Teacher – Minneapolis

Our History

Jeremiah Program offers one of the nation’s most successful strategies for disrupting the cycle of poverty for single mothers and their children, two generations at a time. Two-generation–or 2Gen—programs uniquely focus on the whole family and achieve long-term, sustainable results. The approach has been proven to achieve significant educational, health and economic benefits for parents, children and communities.

Jeremiah Program is expanding throughout the country to meet the growing demand for its model. The organization has campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN, Austin, TX, Fargo, ND, and Rochester, MN and its national office is in Minneapolis, MN. In Boston, MA and Brooklyn, NY, Jeremiah has introduced an innovative nonresidential model, working with leading organizations to serve mothers and children. Learn more at JeremiahProgram.org.

The Role

The CDC Teacher is responsible for teaching children within the Child Development Center (CDC), maintaining the overall health, safety, and growth in the center while reflecting the Jeremiah mission, encompassing the values, vision, and purpose of the program. Responsibilities include: developing the intellectual, emotional and physical growth of children; ensuring the physical and emotional safety of the center; maintaining records as required by DHS and collaborating with parents and cross-team members to ensure the growth of children.

 

The CDC Teacher will report to the CDC Manager.

Primary Responsibilities

Classroom Management

  • Create and maintain a classroom environment that stimulates and is conducive to learning.
  • Maintain accurate and complete files for children as required by DHS (emergency cards, field trip and conference forms, attendance, CACFP, accident/incident reports, etc.).
  • Implement, and post cross-cultural, developmentally approved curriculum for children.
  • Maintain order within the classroom, storage areas, changing room, indoor and outdoor play areas, so they are attractive, sanitary, orderly, and in compliance with governing bodies.
  • Manage classroom supplies and materials and report needs to CDC Manager/Director.
  • Understand State Licensing requirements to operate and maintain a childcare program.
  • Serve meals according to USDA/CACFP meal portion guidelines.

Direct Services

  • Develop lesson plans through approved curriculum to ensure the progress of the entire class. For curriculum requiring notes be kept, assure up to date notes are taken.
  • Develop and maintain positive, respectful relationships with parents, working with them to enhance their child’s education and development and providing resource referral for parental questions and concerns.
  • Ensure children are supervised at all times in the classroom, hallways and offsite activities.
  • Demonstrate positive interactions with parents through Family Goal Planning meetings and Parent-Teacher conferences.
  • Encourage and participate in center wise parent involvement initiatives. (e.g. Preschool graduation).
  • Communicate classroom activities daily with parents regarding changes in their child’s development, behavior, and well-being by completing daily written reports.
  • Develop growth plans regarding child’s development and other support resources in collaboration with parents, co-teacher and the Family Coach when necessary.
  • Administer child assessments using the ASQ tool as prescribed and conduct parent-teacher conferences bi-annually.

Program Support

  • Maintain compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements (e.g. CACFP and state licensing requirements).
  • Provide and promote healthy boundaries and confidentiality at all times.
  • Leverage volunteers and interns to increase organizational capacity within Child Development Center.

Other Duties as assigned

  • All Jeremiah Program employees are mandated reporters and are legally required to ensure a report is made when abuse is observed or suspected.

What You Will Need

  • Meet and maintain lead teacher qualifications and state quality system rating requirements (Required hours vary by state).
  • CPR and First Aid certified (preferred).
  • Ability to problem solve, multi-task, complete work on time and work independently.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current child development practices.
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
  • Proficiency in computer skills, i.e. Microsoft, Sharepoint).
  • Passion for the Jeremiah Program mission and values.

 

How to Apply

Jeremiah Program is committed to the recruitment, selection, development and promotion of employees based on individual merit. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.

We offer competitive compensation, including employer-paid health and dental, life and disability insurance and generous time off.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online. Please upload a current resume and thoughtful cover letter articulating your interest and fit for the role, including compensation requirements.

Vice President of Development and Communications

Our History

Jeremiah Program offers one of the nation’s most successful strategies for disrupting the cycle of poverty for single mothers and their children, two generations at a time. Two-generation – or 2Gen — programs uniquely focus on the whole family and achieve long-term, sustainable results. The approach has been proven to achieve significant educational, health and economic benefits for parents, children and communities. Because systemic inequities, personal bias and racism create disparities in power and possibilities, we are boldly transforming communities with the power of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Jeremiah Program is expanding throughout the country to meet the growing demand for its model. The organization has campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN, Austin, TX,  Fargo, ND, and Rochester, MN. Our national office is in Minneapolis. In Boston, MA and Brooklyn, NY, Jeremiah has introduced an innovative nonresidential model, working with leading organizations to serve mothers and children. Jeremiah Program has 110 FT staff and an operating budget of $14M. Learn more here.

 

The Role

Jeremiah Program is seeking an experienced and visionary leader to fill the newly created VP of Development and Communications (VPDC) role. The successful candidate will have a proven track record at the national level of designing and executing ambitious communications, advocacy, marketing and fundraising strategies. The VPDC will ensure that all of JP’s public-facing efforts are strategically integrated, mission-forward, and well-funded, and that JP is viewed as a primary resource with the media and policymakers, and within the diverse 2-Gen network and constituent base.

The VPDC will have the opportunity to build a cohesive and talented team that will propel JP to the next national level, fulfilling its five-year strategic plan to increase impact in our existing communities and respond to the needs of new communities. Collaborating closely with the CEO, and working in a matrix organization, the VPDC will provide thought partnership across the programs, create and develop sustained relationships with a wide range of funders, thought leaders and policymakers, and serve as a key driver in helping JP raise its national profile. The VPDC will serve as a trusted advisor to the CEO and be a member of her Senior Leadership Team.

All candidates should have outstanding interpersonal skills, an ability to provide change leadership, and able to work effectively with a wide range of people while demonstrating integrity and professionalism.

The VPDC reports to the President & CEO and directly oversees a national development team of eight and a national marketing and communication team of two. This role will also have a dotted line to each development campus staff lead to ensure strong alignment and collaboration around our national fundraising and communication strategy.

 

Job Functions and Skill Sets

Fundraising and stewardship

  • Work with the CEO to set ambitious yet feasible revenue, donor retention, and acquisition benchmarks to achieve both immediate and long-term (next 3-5 years) fundraising goals;
  • Deep knowledge of both the art and science of fundraising, and have a proven track record as a fundraiser in growing organizations;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in all aspects of individual, online, estate and foundation giving, including demonstrated experience securing six and seven-figure gifts and diversifying funding bases;
  • Analyze trends among JP constituents and the broader giving environment to determine the most effective fundraising strategies and tactics; and
  • Develop and activate engagement pathways for all JP constituents and implement a stewardship strategy to increase the support base and deepen commitment levels.

 Communications and marketing

  • Serve as the senior advisor to the President/CEO, Board and members of the Leadership Team on communications issues and initiatives;
  • Identify priorities and develop and implement marketing and communications strategies to build the visibility of JP;
  • Advise leadership and staff on policy formulation and advocacy issues based on the interest of stakeholders;
  • Ensure brand continuity of informational materials communicating the organization’s policies, programs, services, and activities;
  • Create core messaging to ensure organizational consistency;
  • Set and guide the strategy for all communications, marketing, website, and public relations messaging;
  • Ability to create strategies that will allow JP to cultivate and enhance meaningful relationships with targeted, high-level external audiences, including key influencers; and
  • Develop partnerships with organizations, corporations, community allies, and others to further JP’s mission and secure influencers.

General leadership

  • Demonstrated leadership ability working with cross-departmental teams;
  • Experience leading teams with the ability to serve as a unifying force and to position communications discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels;
  • Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality;
  • Manage relationships with vendors;
  • Manage revenue and expense budgets;
  • Recruit and manage teams; mentor and develop staff on a consistent basis;
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher;
  • 10 – 15 or more years relevant experience; and,
  • Commitment to Jeremiah Program’s mission.

 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

 

How to Apply

Jeremiah Program is committed to the recruitment, selection, development and promotion of employees based on individual merit. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.

We offer competitive compensation, including employer-paid health and dental, life and disability insurance and generous time off.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to email a current resume and thoughtful cover letter articulating your interest and fit for the role, including compensation requirements, to HR@JeremiahProgram.org.

 

Development Coordinator

Our History

 Jeremiah Program offers one of the nation’s most successful strategies for disrupting the cycle of poverty for single mothers and their children, two generations at a time. Two-generation–or 2Gen—programs uniquely focus on the whole family and achieve long-term, sustainable results. The approach has been proven to achieve significant educational, health and economic benefits for parents, children and communities.

Jeremiah Program is expanding throughout the country to meet the growing demand for its model. The organization has campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN, Austin, TX, Fargo, ND, and Rochester, MN and its national office is in Minneapolis, MN. In Boston, MA and Brooklyn, NY, Jeremiah has introduced an innovative nonresidential model, working with leading organizations to serve mothers and children. Learn more at JeremiahProgram.org.

The Role

The Development Coordinator is exclusively focused on ensuring that the Campus Support Team (CST) Development department is successfully driving toward key outcomes in service of our families. The Coordinator plays a crucial role in the day-to-day operations, making sure the team is able to keep up its work prioritizing urgency and efficacy. This role is also responsible for strong management of JP’s donor experience, ensuring that donors receive timely communication and recognition. The Coordinator is a utilitarian player committed to doing whatever is needed to ensure the team is able to perform at the highest level possible.

A competitive applicant will possess a deep commitment to and understanding of current housing, education, early childhood and all social justice issues intersecting with poverty. Applicants should have prior experience working within a structured and effective development department and bring an entrepreneurial approach both to their career path and development work.

 

The Coordinator will report National Director of Development Strategy and Operations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Daily entry and reporting of organizational contributions within the CRM (Raiser’s Edge)
  • Ensure donor gifts are acknowledged in a timely manner
  • Work with finance team to reconcile monthly and annual contributions
  • Produce regular fundraising data reports to CST and campus teams
  • Routinely examine, clean, and optimize data records and processes to ensure accuracy to eliminate duplicate records, inconsistent data, to maintain overall CRM database integrity and accuracy of data imported into the database
  • Manage organization-wide direct mail campaigns
  • Manage and maintain relationships with development vendors
  • Assist with CST and campus fundraising events
  • Assist with team project management and research, as requested
  • Facilitate campus coordination of development plans and activities
  • Support organizational wide and team trainings and retreats
  • Manage general department needs such as work plans, expense reports, travel, and meeting preparation
  • Additional duties, as assigned

We’re Looking For Someone Who Is

  • An Organizational Maven: You can manage across multiple work streams and functions, keeping deadlines and managing complexity by simplifying solutions, systems, and processes with clarity and attention to detail. You have an ability to efficiently meet deadlines.
  • Adaptable and Flexible: You can handle any curveball, and in fact, you expect them. You can meet deadlines and manage competing priorities. Additionally, you are strategic and have the ability to pivot quickly as priorities shift and the team continues to take shape.
  • A Self Starter: You have the ability to initiate, organize and manage projects, and to interface successfully with colleagues in a collaborative approach.
  • Collaborative: You see yourself as central to cultivating productive relationships with contacts across the larger organization.
  • Strong Communicator: You are an exceptional communicator, verbal and written, and are meticulous about details and follow up.
  • Mission Alignment: You have enthusiasm, familiarity and demonstrated alignment with JP’s mission and campaigns are committed to a building/deepening your commitment to social and racial justice. You are steadfast in your support of JP’s long-term sustainability and are committed to a career with impact.
  • Willingness to travel: You are open to traveling up six times a year.

What You Will Need

  • A minimum of three (3) years of professional/progressive work experience, preferably on a development team.
  • Data entry skills—preferably with Raiser’s Edge—and a strong sense of data integrity.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Experience working on a diverse team.
  • A deep passion and broad understanding of current housing, education, early childhood and all social justice issues intersecting with poverty.
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Jeremiah Program is committed to the recruitment, selection, development and promotion of employees based on individual merit. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.

We offer competitive compensation, including employer-paid health and dental, life and disability insurance and generous time off.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to email a current resume and thoughtful cover letter articulating your interest and fit for the role, including compensation requirements, to HR@JeremiahProgram.org.

 

Senior Director, Talent & HR

Our History

Jeremiah Program offers one of the nation’s most successful strategies for ending the cycle of poverty for single mothers and their children, two generations at a time. Two-generation – or 2Gen — programs uniquely focus on the whole family and achieve long-term, sustainable results. The approach has been proven to achieve significant educational, health and economic benefits for parents, children and communities.

Jeremiah Program is strategically growing throughout the country to meet the growing demand for its model. The organization has campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN, Austin, TX, Fargo, ND, and Rochester-SE, MN. Our national office and Campus Support Team is in Minneapolis. Learn more here.

The Role:

This is not a traditional HR & Talent role. We are seeking an experienced Talent & HR leader to co-create and independently oversee the execution of Jeremiah Program’s (JP) national talent strategy and to build best-in-class systems across a national organization with start-up energy.  Reporting directly to the CEO, the Senior Director of Talent & Human Resources will enable the organization to function at its greatest potential through the recruitment, development, management and retention of high-performing, mission-aligned team members and by shaping the organizational culture as we continue to scale nationally. This Senior Director will also sit on the CEO’s Leadership Team and make decisions at the highest level towards the execution of our strategic priorities.

The Senior Director of Talent & HR will own a broad range of strategic talent and organizational initiatives. This individual will serve as the organization’s resident expert and thought leader on all areas of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), talent and culture among their colleagues internally.  The Senior Director of Talent & HR will create strategic alignment between the organization’s goals and values and the people who implement them. This leader will also be deeply versed in HR functions such as legal compliance, benefits and the employee lifecycle.

Ideal candidates will have significant experience advancing talent strategies and diversity, equity and inclusion plans within a national multi-site non-profit organization that includes many internal and external stakeholders. The right candidate will have significant experience in talent management, expertise in the employee lifecycle and an understanding of employment law.

The Senior Director of Talent & HR reports to the President & CEO and manages the HR Generalist and Recruitment Coordinator.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

Talent Recruitment, Development, Management and Retention:

  • Oversee recruitment and onboarding strategy and execution for all new team members as we continue to build and grow JP nationally.
  • Coordinate and design professional development opportunities, management trainings, and other skill building and education activities to continuously develop our team.
  • Facilitate a best-in-class performance management and review process for the organization.
  • Manage and analyze employee engagement surveys to gain insight and identify opportunities for to enhance employees’ experience and effectiveness.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:

  • Integrate a diversity, equity and inclusion lens in the policies, systems and fabric of JP, in partnership with leaders, staff and stakeholders across the organization.
  • Manage our DEI strategy and execution by determining priorities, initiatives, and timelines and aligning DEI objectives with our talent programs and processes.
  • Facilitate discussions, trainings and learning opportunities around DEI for specific functional teams and the JP as a whole.
  • Attract and grow a diverse pipeline of candidates with such efforts as long-term sourcing and networking.
  • Build a positive, affirming, inclusive and equitable culture that contributes to retaining diverse talent.
  • Lead various analyses and examine our employee lifecycle through the lens of DEI with the goal of continuous improvement of our internal organizational practices and management.

Culture:

  • Serve as a culture visionary and champion, setting and modeling a culture of high equity & high excellence.
  • Design new initiatives with a specific focus towards promoting and sustaining culture for remote-based employees and teams and building our culture as “one JP”.
  • Maximize impact of existing organizational culture programs, such as staff appreciation initiatives and celebrating the contributions, milestones and life events of our team.

HR & Benefits:

  • Identify and handle employee relations issues quickly and decisively while exercising strong judgment and discretion and partnering with other stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Oversee the administration, enrollment, tracking and reporting of employee benefits and time and manage corresponding external vendor relationships and performance.
  • Own and manage internal policies and processes, such as paid time off, leave programs and compliance policies, etc.
  • Oversee legal compliance with employment laws at a federal, state, and local level, from interpreting legislation and making internal recommendations to driving their implementation.
  • Maintain HR documentation, records and HRIS systems, including processing onboarding and offboarding paperwork, recording changes in job classifications, raises, etc.
  • Manage all employee leaves (i.e. FMLA and parental leave), worker’s compensation claims, and unemployment claims.
  • Coordinate with consultants and administrative and payroll entities (ie. PEO, HR).
  • Oversee the consistent and compliant execution of contract creation and payments.
  • Ensure the execution of competitive and equitable benefits, compensation, and policies.

 

About You:

  • You are proactive, energetic, organized and has stellar people skills.
  • You are a culture-builder. You understand the importance of maintaining a healthy and stimulating culture to propel people to do their best work, every day.
  • You bring a deep level of empathy and emotional intelligence with a people-first and inclusive culture.
  • You have an understanding of, sensitivity to and respect for diverse racial, socio-economic, ethnic, academic, religious and cultural backgrounds as well as identities – gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, etc. of staff.
  • You practice holistic leadership. You see the big picture and can communicate complex strategies into easy-to-implement tasks for different stakeholders.
  • You have experience leading DEI programs and playing a consultative and facilitator role for internal teams and employee groups.
  • You are an excellent communicator. You can communicate complex concepts clearly and concisely.
  • You are an astute listener. You are great at giving productive feedback to coworkers.
  • You are service-oriented. You understand that people are the core of who we are and place a premium on customer service.
  • You are very highly organized. You know how to manage multiple projects and prioritize appropriately and can succeed in a fast-paced, collaborative, and deadline-driven environment.
  • You are skilled at conflict resolution and have the ability to identify the nature of conflicts and assist the parties involved in finding a workable, fair resolution.
  • You have demonstrated experience communicating a clear vision of excellence for a Talent & Human Resources function. This includes direct reports and key stakeholders (internal and external)
  • You operate with urgency and efficiency.
  • You are a problem solver and a doer; no task is too small for you.

Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate brings at least ten years of experience working in a People & Culture/HR function, with a plus being at least three years at the Director level or higher in a national multi-site non-profit.
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification.
  • Experience managing diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, bringing a deep commitment to advancing these values.
  • Experience working with organizational leaders to set a vision around organizational culture, talent and engagement activities.
  • Experience in the people operations and human resources functions, including experience with HRIS systems, employee lifecycle management, legal compliance, company policy development, and benefits management.
  • Knowledge of HR standards, laws, and best practices to ensure organizational compliance.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel, Word).

HOW TO APPLY

Jeremiah Program is committed to the recruitment, selection, development and promotion of employees based on individual merit. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.

We offer competitive compensation, including employer-paid health and dental, life and disability insurance and generous time off.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to email a current resume and thoughtful cover letter articulating your interest and fit for the role, including compensation requirements, to HR@JeremiahProgram.org.

Family Coach – Rochester

Our History

 Jeremiah Program offers one of the nation’s most successful strategies for ending the cycle of poverty for single mothers and their children, two generations at a time. Two-generation – or 2Gen — programs uniquely focus on the whole family and achieve long-term, sustainable results. The approach has been proven to achieve significant educational, health and economic benefits for parents, children and communities.

Jeremiah Program is expanding throughout the country to meet the growing demand for its model. The organization has campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN, Austin, TX, Fargo, ND, and Rochester, MN and its national office is in Minneapolis, MN. In Boston, MA and Brooklyn, NY, Jeremiah has introduced an innovative nonresidential model, working with leading organizations to serve mothers and children.

Jeremiah Program Rochester-SE MN started serving families in 2018 and recently opened a brand new campus this summer. We have room to serve 40 families in a residential model with an onsite child development center offering head start and early head start operated in partnership by Families First of Minnesota.

The Role

 The Family Coach role reports directly to the Family Services Manager, who reports to the Executive Director. This role is responsible for providing transformative coaching to JP participants seeking to secure foundational basic needs, complete higher education, and ensure their children flourish in education and beyond.  The Family coach walks alongside moms authoring their own stories, offering thought partnership, resources, support and development.  The Family Coach delivers individual and group programming to ensure moms have access to a continuum of skills and supports as they work to disrupt the cycle of generational poverty.

Key Responsibilities

The Family Coach is responsible for representing the two-generation mission of the program and working directly with participants at the JP-Rochester campus.

Key responsibilities include the following:

Coaching

  • Recognize the deep humanity of the JP mom and enable the conditions for safe, judgement free reflection that is rooted in an understanding of the systemic barriers that affect single moms experiencing poverty, including but not limited to race, gender and class barriers
  • Co-develop individual goal plans for participants to provoke self-discovery and personal growth; engage in goal setting and meaningful action.
  • Coach participants by encouraging agency, promoting alignment between their personal values and actions and generating innovative solutions using empowerment techniques.
  • Through coaching, act as accountability partner to participants as they strive towards their self-determined individual goals and navigate the systems to achieve economic mobility, including but not limited to college completion and career ambitions.
  • Provide support, crisis intervention, guidance, and resource referrals to address a variety barriers to the student-parent journey, including housing, legal services, immigration, finances, food security and more.
  • Reinforce program concepts and tools learned in JP programming.

Program Facilitation and Delivery

  • Work closely with the Family Services Manager to deliver high-quality programming that is responsive and meaningful in supporting moms in their journeys
  • Collaborate with Participant Council Leaders, partnering with participants to take active roles in programming and the community.
  • Understand and apply program policies, protocols and processes, tracking participant progress and outcomes and providing redirection and follow-up where applicable.
  • Provide parent programming occasionally held on evenings or weekends.
  • Support community partnerships and events.
  • Assist in planning Graduation and other participant events.
  • Contribute to and learn from multiple professional communities at the local site and across JP, collaborating across the organization to learn, plan and improve

 Program Operations

  •  Maintain efficient, confidential and organized records in the organizational database to ensure accurate recordkeeping
  • Oversee and execute the data collection strategy that allows JP to make data-informed decisions about ongoing efforts to support moms deeply

Professional Experience/Qualifications

 The Family Coach must believe in and be a passionate advocate for JP’s mission and values. They must possess and deep desire to support families and grow professionally. A qualified applicant will demonstrate the qualifications below.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS (Master’s degree preferred) in education, human services, social work, or related field
  • At least two years of coaching experience, preferably with coursework or training in life, family or executive coaching.
  • Strong ability to interact effectively with diverse groups, and be at ease building successful collaborations with program participants, staff, and stakeholders
  • Understanding of impact of structural inequities that lead to generational poverty
  • Demonstrate strong project management and problem solving skills in pursuit of outcomes for families
  • Thorough knowledge of training, education and resources available in the community
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, interact with management, direct service staff and participants to ensure high qualityservice delivery.
  • Proficiency in computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Office, Sharepoint, and ability to learn Apricot database.
  • Passion for the Jeremiah Program mission and value

 HOW TO APPLY

Jeremiah Program is committed to the recruitment, selection, development and promotion of employees based on individual merit. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.

We offer competitive compensation including employer-paid health and dental, life and disability insurance and generous time off. Candidates will be located in Rochester, MN.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online. Please upload a current resume and thoughtful cover letter articulating your interest and fit for the role, including compensation requirements.

Office Manager – Boston

Our History

Jeremiah Program offers one of the nation’s most successful strategies for ending the cycle of poverty for single mothers and their children, two generations at a time. Two- generation – or 2Gen — programs uniquely focus on the whole family and achieve long- term, sustainable results. The approach has been proven to achieve significant educational, health and economic benefits for parents, children and communities.

Jeremiah Program is expanding throughout the country to meet the growing demand for its model. The organization has campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN, Austin, TX, and Fargo, ND and our national office is in Minneapolis. Construction has begun on a campus in Rochester-SE, MN, set to open summer 2020. In Boston and Brooklyn, Jeremiah has introduced an innovative nonresidential model, working with leading organizations to serve mothers and children. Learn more here.

Job Summary

The Office Manager is responsible for the daily management and organization of two campus offices, as well as assisting with coordination and planning of projects and events. This position provides overall support primarily to the Executive Director (ED), as well as the staff, Community Board of Trustees, and Committees.

Primary Responsibilities
Administrative Support for the Executive Director
• Support in scheduling appointments/meetings and in managing calendar.
• Ensure ED has necessary support materials for meetings and appointments.
• Create written communications for staff, board, committees, donors, and other constituents.
• Work in conjunction with Development staff on ED portfolio contacts.
• Follow up with constituents via phone and email.
• Assist with higher-level projects and special assignments as directed by the ED.
• Assemble materials and documents as necessary to complete special reports or assignments.
• Communicate positively and respectfully with staff, board, volunteers, and participants.

Office Management
• Maintain organized offices by properly ordering and storing supplies, files, etc.
• Take imitative to ensure campus environment is clean and welcoming; contacting proper staff if needed.
• Responsible for picking up, and sorting mail; ensuring adherence to the Financial Procedure around check deposits.
• Interface with the community by fielding and responding to incoming phone calls and emails.
• Maintain customer confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential.
• Coordinate technology administration for network and computer services, phones, and office equipment.
• Monitor and manage electronic files for size, accessibility, and record retention.
• Assist with hardware/software upgrades and training to address needs of a growing organization.
• Provide as needed support to front-desk volunteers.
• Collaborate with National Office to ensure processes and procedures are consistent with organizational protocol.
• Evaluate, identify, and recommend changes to office procedures for effectiveness and efficiency.

Board and Committee Support
• Coordinate board activities, meetings, calendars, and other processing of organizational documentation.
• Maintain and update the roster and contact list for all committees and the board; communicate any changes to respective parties.
• Collaborate with board/committee chairs to prepare, post, and distribute agendas and meeting materials.
• Prepare for all board/committee meetings including setting up the communication technology, refreshments, coffee, and post meeting clean-up.
• Create accurate and comprehensive minutes based on each board/committee meeting promptly.
• Maintain and share accurate dates, times, and processes of each committee.
• Assist with event registrations and surveys using registration software.
• Provide and promote confidentiality at all times.

Special Projects
• Assist with higher-level projects and special assignments as directed by the ED.
• Conduct subject research as requested.
• Assemble materials, and synthesize documents as necessary to complete special reports or assignments.

Leadership
• Communicate positively and respectfully with staff, board, volunteers, and participants.
• Participate in staff meetings by providing input to ensure quality programming and service delivery.
• In a team environment, interact with management, program participants, and volunteers to improve service delivery and further the development of the participants.
• Maintain professional conduct at all times and contribute to the inclusiveness and safe learning environment of Jeremiah Program, in conjunction with the mission.
• Provide and promote confidentiality at all times.

Administrative Support for Leadership Team
• Provide as needed support to members of the Leadership Team with direction from the ED.

Other Duties for Office Manager with 40 units or less:
Volunteer Management (in campus communities without Volunteer Manager or Coordinator)
• Process all volunteer applications, making contact with volunteer applicants and tracking skills and interests.
• Collect and track necessary volunteer documents and hours providing required information to the National Office.
• Maintain volunteer job descriptions and commitment expectations.
• Be knowledgeable of organization’s volunteer needs and opportunities, coordinating volunteer efforts appropriately.
• Ensure volunteers are aware of opportunities through email communication and website.
• Create and manage volunteer orientation process and recognition program.

Program Assistant
• Respond to all inquiries for information regarding program eligibility and application.
• Process all program applications and provide resources and referrals as appropriate.
• Coordinate Empowerment Training and Life Skills registrations.

Donor and Financial Duties
• Process all donations, transactions, gift acknowledgements, and donor recognition per local gift management process.
• Track office and special project budgets, reviewing financial reports for accuracy.
• Provide support required for audits and annual reports.
• Draft letters and emails to donors, committee and board members for purposes of acknowledging birthdays, anniversaries, and other special occasions.

Qualifications:
• Associates Degree in Administration preferred; minimum of two years of related experience required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
• Excellent written and oral communication and organizational skills .Demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
• Strong attention to detail, with a commitment to high-quality work.
• Ability to interface with both office staff and board/committee members in a manner that reflects the core values of Jeremiah Program.
• Experience working with diverse populations.
• Ability to work independently and as a team member.
• Ability to handle fast-paced situations and problem solve.
• Passion for the Jeremiah Program mission and values.

HOW TO APPLY

Jeremiah Program is committed to the recruitment, selection, development and promotion of employees based on individual merit. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability. Persons of color and African descent are encouraged to apply.

We offer competitive compensation including employer-paid health and dental, life and disability insurance and generous time off. Candidates will be located at our Central Services office in Minneapolis, MN.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online. Please upload a current resume and thoughtful cover letter articulating your interest and fit for the role, including compensation requirements.