Employment

Why Work at Sister Carmen Community Center?

  • Casual, family and dog friendly environment that values work-life balance
  • Generous paid time off and benefits. In addition to paid vacation and sick days, staff receives a week of paid time off for the winter holidays and New Years.
  • Opportunities for continued training and education in the Human Services field
  • Opportunities for employee engagement, including drum circles, ice cream socials, and more

Job Reports to: Director of Development

Starting Salary:  $20 – $22.50/Hour

Job Description Summary:

Working under the supervision of the Development Director and with other staff and volunteers, the Communications and Marketing Associate is responsible for assisting with SCCC’s fundraising efforts.  The primary objective of this position is to provide comprehensive support to the development department, with a focus on communications and marketing.

Duties include

Essential Functions:

(An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions.  These examples do not include all of the functions which the employee may be expected to perform)

Communications and Marketing:

  • Manage electronic communications efforts including writing and designing monthly e-newsletters via Constant Contact
  • Writing and publishing monthly blogs on the organization website
  • Manage direct mail communications to donors including writing articles, design, printing and mailing process for 3 annual newsletters, the annual report, and several appeal mailings per year
  • Contribute to social media management including designing and scheduling posts for Facebook and Instagram; Google Business management; contribute to plans and strategies to coincide with giving campaigns; track and evaluate accounts
  • Updating language and notifications on the organization’s website as necessary
  • Design flyers, banners, ads, and newsletters
  • Supporting agency-wide communications needs as necessary (Volunteer e-newsletter, notifications about snow days or closures, supporting program staff as needed)
  • Conduct participant interviews and testimonials to use in marketing materials
  • Photograph or video record SCCC events or activities to use in marketing campaigns

 Other Functions:

  • Support Development Director with occasional small grant applications and reports as needed ($500 – $5,000)
  • Participate in Advocacy Committee meetings (consists of board members and volunteers)
  • Assist with local outreach and special fundraising events as needed

 Minimum Job Requirements/Competencies:

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. Regular attendance is an essential function. May perform other duties as assigned.  The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Associate’s degree in related field required – non-profit management, marketing, communications or business. Will need to pass a writing assessment as well.
  • Two years related experience in marketing, communications or nonprofit development
  • Strong writing and language skills, and strong attention to detail
  • Strong technical aptitude and familiarity with social media
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Mission-driven individual who has a general understanding of human services
  • Self-starter who is capable of taking direction and is able to work independently
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize accordingly
  • Strategic and creative thinker with a strong work ethic
  • Adaptability – the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Dependability – the individual is consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Problem solving – the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, and gathers information skillfully.
  • Donor Service – the individual is committed to a high level of service and responds promptly to the donor needs, and requests for assistance.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required – Non-profit Management, Marketing, Communications, Journalism, English, Business or equivalent years of experience in Marketing and Communications in lieu of degree.
  • Experience with DonorPerfect or other relational database a plus
  • Experience with WordPress, CMS and basic website upkeep
  • Basic graphic design skills: familiarity with Adobe suite, Publisher or other graphic design software are a plus

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Dog Friendly!
  • Supports parents by allowing baby to be at office with parents for first 6 months of baby’s life
  • Great Benefit Package
  • Fun office environment!

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Frequent sitting, Occasional walking, standing

JOB TYPE: Full-time 40 hours per week scheduled generally Monday through Friday

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Suzanne Crawford, CEO at suzanne@sistercarmen.org.

Temporary Driver/Warehouse Assistant

Job Reports to: Director of Facilities/Operations

Starting Salary:  $16 – $17/Hour

Job Description Summary:

Responsible for driving delivery truck to pick up merchandise and/or food donations and deliver to donors, Thrift Store and Aspen Ridge. Assisting in organization and planning of the Warehouse. This position reports to the Director of Facilities/Operations. This is a temporary position May-Sept.

Essential Functions:

(An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions.  These examples do not include all of the functions which the employee may be expected to perform)

  • Coordinates with the Facilities/ Operations Director and Office to schedule donations pick-ups.
  • Drives the truck to scheduled store pickups.  Cultivates strong relationships with vendors.
  • Drives the truck to scheduled donor pickups.  Picks up acceptable donations and provides donor with a receipt.  Thanks donors.
  • Monitor traffic conditions to avoid delays.
  • Read and interpret maps and GPS directions.
  • Respectfully communicates with donors regarding inappropriate donations and makes suggestions for other disposal options, when appropriate.
  • Unloads the truck and places merchandise in the Food Bank, Thrift Store, or Donations Area.
  • Treats all donors with courtesy- accepts donations, offers receipt, and thanks the donor.
  • Completes route logs and reports.
  • Builds and maintains quality, effective working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Acts with customers and donors in mind and is dedicated to meeting their expectations.
  • Uses good interpersonal skills and treats everyone with dignity and respect.
  • Promotes and demonstrates teamwork and cooperation.
  • Assists in the organization and planning of the warehouse.
  • Assists with sorting electronics and recycling/trash.
  • Assists with inspections of buildings, follows safety protocol and informs staff of any concerns or problems.
  • May be trained to use hand-jack and forklift.
  • Immediately advises supervisor of significant and unexpected problems.
  • Open to and supportive of new ideas and process improvement of systems and procedures.
  • Ensures the vehicles are clean and in good repair.
  • Assists with loss prevention in the thrift store and donations area. Reports any suspicious behavior, incidents or theft, or unauthorized possession/removal of SCCC property.
  • Supervises volunteers and community service workers on the truck.
  • Assists customers and donors with loading and unloading of merchandise when needed.
  • Abides by all Colorado Motor Vehicle laws.
  • Practices Department of Transportation safety regulations and safety standards.
  • Adheres to and upholds safety workplace practices; demonstrates responsible use of SCCC Information Technology equipment and adheres to SCCC IT protocols.
  • Abides by SCCC Driving and Traffic Policy.
  • Other duties as needed and assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements/Competencies:

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.  May perform other duties as assigned.  The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • HS diploma or GED
  • Proven working experience as a delivery driver
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills and be able to effectively interact with a diverse array of people.
  • Able to up to lift 50lbs. on a regular basis, team assistance on lifting more than 50 lbs.
  • Possess and maintain valid driver’s license
  • Possess and maintain clean Motor Vehicle Record
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

Desired Qualifications

  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish
  • Basic knowledge of maintenance repair and basic knowledge of landscaping.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Constant sitting; Frequent walking; stopping, pushing, carrying, bending.  Frequent lifting up to 50 lbs with assistance of another team member

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Warehouse environment, highway and residential driving

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Maria Lechuga, Human Resources Manager at marial@sistercarmen.org.

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