Hours of Work: 40 hours per week. This person will typically work within the hours of 8:30 – 5:00 with some flexibility as determined by the supervisor and employee. Some evening/weekend work will be required. Regular and timely attendance is an essential function of this job.
Reports to: Family Strengthening Manager
General Statement of Duties: This person will support the implementation of EFAA Family Resource Center (FRC) Learning programming, under the guidance of the Family Strengthening Manager and in partnership with a wide variety of community organizations. A part of this role will be to offer child-focused Case Management to families enrolled in EFAA’s Basic Needs Services.
Duties May Include, But Are Not Limited to:
- Collaborate with the Family Strengthening Manager to ensure the efficient and effective working operations of EFAA’s Family Learning programming
- Assist Family Strengthening Manager in implementation of key goals related to the Strategic Plan and FRC Theory of Change as approved by the Board of Directors.
- Help Family Strengthening Manager carry out services oriented toward family support, strengthening families, embracing diversity, and community building throughout EFAA’s programming.
- Select and oversee childcare providers involved in FRC programming.
- Identify and secure needed supplies, donated or purchased, for all FRC This includes coordinating meals and snacks as appropriate.
- Develop strong professional relationships and coordinate services with other organizations.
- Support Family Strengthening Manager in increasing participant engagement in EFAA programming.
- Responsible for entering and tracking all relevant data metrics.
- Be well versed in FRC Standards of Quality and EFAA’s FRC priorities; provide support around FRC issues to other staff and volunteers as requested.
- Represent EFAA and the FRC in community events, meetings and speaking engagements, as requested.
Children’s Program Case Management
- Conduct professional assessment interviews with a variety of families to jointly determine a child focused goal, a case plan and resources needed for children.
- Work cooperatively with Children’s Case Managers to provide congruent and comprehensive strength-based case management.
- Advocate for families and directly link them to community resources, including local schools, child care, mental health support, parenting classes, community activities, etc.
- Enter all relevant information into the database for analysis.
- Complete case management related paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.
- Assist with community events in coordination with Children’s Case Managers and other EFAA staff with the goal of creating community, networking amongst the families and encouraging healthy parent to child interactions.
- Regularly share child- focused resources with Program Team.
- Research and be open to further development of children’s programming as time allows and goals are set.
- Attend all appropriate staff meetings.
- Participate in activities designed to enhance skills and abilities required for professional development of Program staff.
- Participate in the selection, training, and supervision of some volunteers
- Assist Case Management Team with administrative duties as assigned
- Take proper safety precautions, anticipate unsafe circumstances and act accordingly to prevent accidents. Adhere to and practice EFAA Safety Rules. Be responsible for ensuring volunteers and supervised staff adhere to EFAA safety rules at all times.
Qualifications: Required: Related undergraduate degree or relevant experience; 2 years experience working with children & families in some capacity with preference of working with low-income and ethnically diverse households; bilingual (English/Spanish) at professional level.
Highly preferred: Familiar with Microsoft Suite and Gmail Suite; organized and able to complete reporting tasks in a timely manner; ability to adapt to changing situations.
Position Status: Full time position with benefits.
Working Environment, Physical Activities and Equipment Used: Typical office environment. Regularly uses computer for data input and other work. Physical agility to perform all aspects of the job including standing, sitting, walking, the use of stairs, ability to lift up to 30 lbs as needed.
Worksite: 1575 Yarmouth Ave, Boulder
Hours of Work: 32 hours per week
Reports to: Director of Development and Communications
General Statement of Duties: The Communications Manager produces directly and guides strategy of all external communications, including website, public relations, and collateral to consistently articulate EFAA’s mission and enlist support for the organization’s work. Work closely with a team, liaise with different vendors, and coordinate with the public to help low-income families build a brighter future for themselves and their children. This position offers a flexible schedule and the opportunity to lead the communications efforts of a top-rated nonprofit celebrating it’s 100-year anniversary.
• Develop, implement, and evaluate the annual communications plan
• Develop and manage communications line items within department budget
• Drives branding and messaging development as the organization’s work changes and evolves
• Work with direct marketing vendor to develop content/creative for newsletters, direct appeals, e-blasts, and impact reports
• Write content across communication channels, including organization blog, newsletters, impact reports, appeals and e-communications
• Manage the development, distribution and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, annual report, event collateral, donor stewardship communications, outreach materials; in coordination with graphic design and printing vendors
• Maintain and manage website and online communities (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube) to increase engagement and grow donations; in coordination with direct marketing, design, and developer vendors
• Manage and implement earned media/PR tactics to raise awareness, inspire support and share EFAA news; includes writing press releases and public service announcements
• Manage marketing and advertising initiatives, including concept development
• Build catalog of communication assets including stories, photos, and video of EFAA’s work with participants and the community; in coordination with photographers and videographers
• Coordinate organization-wide community outreach, including managing in-bound and out-bound outreach opportunities, tasking speakers, developing key messages and collateral, tracking outreach stats, and managing swag production
• Attend staff and other relevant meetings, and participate in key events as needed to support fundraising initiatives
• Other duties as requested by Development Director
• Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years experience developing and implementing communications strategies, preferably in a nonprofit environment
• Excellent organizational and project management skills
• Excellent writing/editing and verbal communications skills
• Relates well to all kinds of people including staff, board members, volunteers, donors, participants, vendors and other stakeholders
• High degree of personal motivation, self-direction and detail-orientation
• Creative and analytical thinker with ability to proactively develop new ideas
• Ability to prioritize while working under multiple deadlines
• Commitment to the mission of EFAA
• Requires skill working in Google, WordPress, Mail Chimp (or similar), Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and MS Office
• Skill in graphic design/publishing applications a plus (but not required)
Working Environment, Physical Activities and Equipment Used: Shared office space. Regularly uses computer for data input and other work. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
Employee must take proper safety precautions, anticipate unsafe circumstances and act accordingly to prevent accidents; adhere to and practice EFAA Safety Rules.
How to Apply: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with cover letter, resume and compensation requirements.
Deadline for application is Monday, April 23, 2018.
Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received.