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Catholic Charities Regional Office Director (Asheville, NC) - Catholic Charities seeks forward-thinking innovator with an undergraduate degree and strong development and communication skills, including ability to organize fundraisers, cultivate donor relationships, and partner with Catholic parishes. Direct supervision of 5-7 staff. Cover letter and resume must be submitted electronically by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 30, 2017 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  No telephone calls, please. Job description at ccdoc.org/jobs. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

POSITION TITLE:          Regional Office Director    

DEPARTMENT:              Catholic Charities

REPORTS TO:                 Executive Director/CEO

FLSA:                                Exempt

JOB CATEGORY:           I-3

 

POSITION SUMMARY:  Provides strategic direction and leadership to the regional office; secures resources needed to maintain and expand office and agency services and operations; directs the delivery of programs and services and implementation of community outreach in keeping with the mission of Catholic Charities; interprets and implements agency policy in the provision of programs and services.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  1. Secures financial and human resources needed to maintain and expand office and agency services and operations. This includes but is not limited to organizing fundraisers, cultivating relationships with donors, partnering with parishes, submitting contract and grant applications, and developing communication streams with local constituents.
  2. Directs delivery of agency programs and services in the region; identifies needs, and plans, organizes and coordinates regional office programming and administrative activities; ensures that activities are conducted in accordance with established policies, procedures, professional standards and contractual requirements, and the mission of Catholic Charities.
  3. Prepares and administers the regional office budget; ensures that expenditures are consistent with established budgetary goals and constraints.
  4. Maintains and supports local advisory committee; ensures that the committee provides direction consistent with the agency mission and bylaws.
  5. Represents Catholic Charities in the region; provides liaison to the public, other area agencies and Diocesan groups to identify and address needs consistent with the policies and philosophy of the agency; communicates agency policies, programs and services; develops volunteer resources; participates, or directs staff in association with local committees, boards and professional organizations.
  6. Participates in the evaluation of agency services and in strategic planning toward the accomplishment of the agency mission; participates in the planning and execution of the agency’s Continuous Quality Improvement system, relevant accreditation standards.
  7. Selects and supervises office staff; plans and organizes work; develops and establishes work methods and standards; conducts and/or participates in staff training and development; reviews and evaluates employee performance; executes disciplinary action. OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: 
    1. Participates in staff meetings, staff training and development activities as directed.
    2. Performs other duties as required.
    3. Maintains agency facilities and equipment in accordance with established standards and operating requirements, as directed.EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED: 
  1. Graduate degree required and at least five years of experience in the delivery of human services. This requirement may be modified to include a combination of an undergraduate degree and significant experience if determined prior to the beginning of the hiring process.
  2. Skill required to: direct the operations of a regional social services office; provide client services; execute responsibilities in keeping with established policies, standards, legal and contractual requirements; promote agency programs and provide public relations; participate in the planning and evaluation of agency programs and services; prepare and administer budgets; prepare reports and make presentations; establish and maintain effective working relationships; supervise assigned staff.
  3. Must have proficiency with Microsoft Office and intermediate computer and technology skills. WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Responsibilities of the office director involve extensive travel (including overnight) and work beyond the regularly scheduled workday.                                                                                                            Effective: 05/22/2017 

 

 

Title: Contract Translators & Interpreters
Location: Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point, Charlotte
Contract - Flexible schedule
Application Deadline: Open

Description: Catholic Charities seeks contract translators and interpreters to be part of its Translation & Interpretation Enterprise, which provides language services to the local market with trained, qualified, professional translators and interpreters across a diversity of languages, cultures and areas of expertise. Language services are offered to non-profit agencies, including Catholic Charities services and programs, and for-profit businesses.

Required: Bi/multi-lingual, willing to take a language proficiency assessment, willing to provide proof of prior interpreter training or complete interpreter training, prior experience a plus – but not required.

Submit resume (2 pages maximum) and cover letter to Martha L. Gomez at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Americorps Positions 2017-2018

Position Title: Employment Case Aide (full-time)
Start Date: 9/15/2017

The Employment Case Aide will work closely with employment program staff and case management staff to provide direct services to refugee individuals seeking employment. Program activities include providing outreach to newly arrived refugees and secondary migrants, coordination of services through home visits and appointments with local service providers, and assistance finding employment, arranging transportation, and enrolling in English as a Second Language classes to aid overall adjustment and achievement of employment and self-sufficiency goals.

Primary Functions include:

  • Assist clients in the development of individualized employment plans for job attainment
  • Schedule client interviews and follow-up activities for employment services
  • Keep site supervisor and employment staff informed of special client needs, frustrations, successes, and/or failures as pertinent in case progress toward self-sufficiency and job-readiness
  • Maintain service documentation and reports of services provided to clients
  • Transport clients to job interviews, job fairs, and job screening processes, etc.
  • Make home visits with clients to follow up on their progress of job attainment
  • Teach clients to use city transportation (to the CCDOC Office, work, ESL classes, etc.)

Marginal Functions include:

  • Manage volunteers who assist with the Employment and Case Management Programs
  • Teach cultural orientation classes when volunteers are not available

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be at least 17 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Have written and spoken proficiency in English
  • Have computer skills
  • A valid dirver's license and car insurance
  • Access to a vehicle to transport clients, as needed
  • Experience working with diverse cultures, particularly immigrants and refugees, preferred

Compensation:

This is a full-time AmeriCorps position with a 1-year contract period. Available benefits are:

  1. Childcare service (must apply & be eligible)
  2. Health insurance free of charge (if eligible)
  3. Interpreter Training (for bilingual members)
  4. Forbearance (Payment Waiver) for outstanding student loans
  5. Interest Accrual Payment by the Corporation for National and Community Service
  6. $5,815 Education Award (equivalent to the Pell Grant)
  7. $12,630 Stipend (paid in 11 monthly installments)
  8. Mileage reimbursement at state rate per each training attended

To Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For any questions, please feel free to contact Kailey Otten, Program Director, at the email address above, or by phone at 704-370-3240.

 

Position Title: Employment Case Aide (part-time)
Start Date: 9/15/2017

The Employment Case Aide will work closely with employment program staff and case management staff to provide direct services to refugee individuals seeking employment. Program activities include providing outreach to newly arrived refugees and secondary migrants, coordination of services through home visits and appointments with local service providers, and assistance finding employment, arranging transportation, and enrolling in English as a Second Language classes to aid overall adjustment and achievement of employment and self-sufficiency goals.

Primary Functions include:

  • Assist clients in the development of individualized employment plans for job attainment
  • Schedule client interviews and follow-up activities for employment services
  • Keep site supervisor and employment staff informed of special client needs, frustrations, successes, and/or failures as pertinent in case progress toward self-sufficiency and job-readiness
  • Maintain service documentation and reports of services provided to clients
  • Transport clients to job interviews, job fairs, and job screening processes, etc.
  • Make home visits with clients to follow up on their progress of job attainment
  • Teach clients to use city transportation (to the CCDOC Office, work, ESL classes, etc.)

Marginal Functions include:

  • Manage volunteers who assist with the Employment and Case Management Programs
  • Teach cultural orientation classes when volunteers are not available

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be at least 17 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Have written and spoken proficiency in English
  • Have computer skills
  • A valid dirver's license and car insurance
  • Access to a vehicle to transport clients, as needed
  • Experience working with diverse cultures, particularly immigrants and refugees, preferred

Compensation:

This is a part-time AmeriCorps position with a 1-year contract period. Available benefits are:

  1. Interpreter Training (for bilingual members)
  2. Forbearance (Payment Waiver) for outstanding student loans
  3. Interest Accrual Payment by the Corporation for National and Community Service
  4. $2,907.50 Education Award (equivalent to the Pell Grant)
  5. $6,315 Stipend (paid in 11 monthly installments)
  6. Mileage reimbursement at state rate per each training attended

To Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For any questions, please feel free to contact Kailey Otten, Program Director, at the email address above, or by phone at 704-370-3240.

 

Position Title: Program Assistant (full-time)
Start Date: 9/15/2017

The Program Assistant will work closely with the volunteer coordinator, case managers, employment, and youth program staff to recruit, train, supervise, and retain volunteers and mentors. Additionally, the Program Assistant will provide direct services to refugees participating in the youth program and citizenship class, as needed.

  • Recruit, train, and manage mentors to be matched with refugee families.
  • Work with Volunteer Coordinator, Case Coordinators, and Program Director to match mentors and refugee families.
  • Perform regular check-in’s with mentors and matched refugee families.
  • Recruit, train, and manage volunteers to assist with furniture deliveries, managing the stored furniture, and setting up apartments for newly arriving refugees.
  • Maintain service documentation and reports of services provided to clients
  • Keep site supervisor informed of special client needs, frustrations, successes, and/or failures as pertinent in case progress toward self-sufficiency
  • Maintain attendance record of volunteers, volunteer hours, and daily activity logs
  • Assist in volunteer application and screening process

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be at least 17 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Have written and spoken proficiency in English
  • Have computer skills
  • A valid dirver's license and car insurance
  • Access to a vehicle to transport clients, as needed
  • Experience working with diverse cultures, particularly immigrants and refugees, preferred

Compensation:

This is a full-time AmeriCorps position with a 1-year contract period. Available benefits are:

  1. Childcare service (must apply & be eligible)
  2. Health insurance free of charge (if eligible)
  3. Interpreter Training (for bilingual members)
  4. Forbearance (Payment Waiver) for outstanding student loans
  5. Interest Accrual Payment by the Corporation for National and Community Service
  6. $5,815 Education Award (equivalent to the Pell Grant)
  7. $12,630 Stipend (paid in 11 monthly installments)
  8. Mileage reimbursement at state rate per each training attended

To Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For any questions, please feel free to contact Kailey Otten, Program Director, at the email address above, or by phone at 704-370-3240.

 

Position Title: Program Assistant (part-time)

Start Date: 9/15/2017

The Program Assistant will work closely with the volunteer coordinator, case managers, employment, and youth program staff to recruit, train, supervise, and retain volunteers and mentors. Additionally, the Program Assistant will provide direct services to refugees participating in the youth program and citizenship class, as needed.

  • Recruit, train, and manage mentors to be matched with refugee families.
  • Work with Volunteer Coordinator, Case Coordinators, and Program Director to match mentors and refugee families.
  • Perform regular check-in’s with mentors and matched refugee families.
  • Recruit, train, and manage volunteers to assist with furniture deliveries, managing the stored furniture, and setting up apartments for newly arriving refugees.
  • Maintain service documentation and reports of services provided to clients
  • Keep site supervisor informed of special client needs, frustrations, successes, and/or failures as pertinent in case progress toward self-sufficiency
  • Maintain attendance record of volunteers, volunteer hours, and daily activity logs
  • Assist in volunteer application and screening process 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be at least 17 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Have written and spoken proficiency in English
  • Have computer skills
  • A valid dirver's license and car insurance
  • Access to a vehicle to transport clients, as needed
  • Experience working with diverse cultures, particularly immigrants and refugees, preferred

Compensation:

This is a part-time AmeriCorps position with a 1-year contract period. Available benefits are:

  1. Interpreter Training (for bilingual members)
  2. Forbearance (Payment Waiver) for outstanding student loans
  3. Interest Accrual Payment by the Corporation for National and Community Service
  4. $2,907.50 Education Award (equivalent to the Pell Grant)
  5. $6,315 Stipend (paid in 11 monthly installments)
  6. Mileage reimbursement at state rate per each training attended

To Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For any questions, please feel free to contact Kailey Otten, Program Director, at the email address above, or by phone at 704-370-3240.

 

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