Currently Open Positions

Program Coordinator Crosslines

Crosslines Food Pantry is an emergency food pantry that is committed to addressing the immediate hunger needs of families, seniors, and children in an environment that fosters community, dignity, and compassion. Under the leadership of the Crosslines Director, The Program Coordinator position will coordinate the effective distribution of services by developing and overseeing community partnerships. In addition, the position is responsible for coordinating internal operations such as telephones, client data management, financial tracking, and statistical reporting. The Program Coordinator must be able to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, meet deadlines with little supervision, and be willing to work evenings and weekends as needed.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Partnership Development and Management-Connect with other community agencies to explore possibilities for collaboration; schedule meetings or times for those agencies to come in and promote their services to guests of the pantry.

· Facility and Vehicle Maintenance-Schedule maintenance repairs when necessary, obtaining bids for new service or connect with existing providers for ongoing service needs, communicate known issues/needs and then reporting options to Director. Work with Director to assess options and connect with service provider to move forward with project or repair.

· Purchasing-Work with other staff to determine equipment/supplies/material needs and then research best options to maximize organizational resources. Also includes securing agreements with caterers for events throughout the year.

· Event Planning and Management-Work with staff and volunteers to ensure the success of major events, including holiday events, fundraising events, volunteer appreciation events, and offer assistance when possible for other CCO events. This ties in with “collaboration with other agencies”, especially in relation to the holiday programs. Assist the Director of Crosslines and the CCO Development Department with fundraising efforts, special campaigns and basic grant research as assigned.

· Public Speaking Engagements-Visit community partners as requested by the director and share about the work of Crosslines, finding ways to engage them in the work being done through the organizations’ efforts.

· Volunteer Group Relations and Management-Communicate with the representatives of large volunteer groups, identify group’s abilities, work with other Crosslines staff to discover possible projects, and then setting coordinating those projects with the groups-which includes setting the projects up, instructing the groups throughout the projects and leading group facility tours that showcase all the work Crosslines is doing.

· Church Liaison-Provide training and resources to church partners

Education, Experience and Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Communication or Public Administration is preferred

· Experience working with volunteers is preferred

· Supervisory experience is preferred

· Excellent organizational skills

· Ability to provide outstanding customer service, be an enthusiastic professional, and be able to build relationships with internal and external church sponsors, clients, vendors and the public in general

· Excellent communication skills, including writing, proof reading skills, and public speaking

· Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments, working with a variety of staff and volunteers

· Ability to direct others, have excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, always displaying a high level of professionalism

· Ability to accomplish projects with little supervision

· Have planning and logistics skills for a variety of programs and events

· Comfortable with computers and computer software such as Windows operating systems, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.

· Ability to move and lift product up to 50 lbs

Work Hours:

· Work Hours will be approximately 8am-4:30pm Monday through Friday. However, additional weekend hours and evening work schedules will occur especially in regard to special events, mobile food pantry and public presentations on a regular basis. Workweek hours can be flexible to balance additional weekend/evening hours with prior approval from the Crosslines Director.

Staff is expected to positively reflect the mission of the Council of Churches: to improve the quality of life in our region through compassionate service and outreach to our most vulnerable neighbors, by doing what can best be done together in the name of Jesus Christ.

Applicant must successfully complete a drug screen, background investigation, and driver record check.

*A full job description will be given to applicant upon interview process.

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

*The Council of Churches of the Ozarks is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, genetic information or disability status of qualified individuals.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25,000.00 – $40,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Computer Skills: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Supervisor: 1 year (Preferred)

License:

  • Driver’s License (Required)

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

Company’s website:

  • www.ccozarks.org

Company’s Facebook page:

  • https://www.facebook.com/ccozarks/

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
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RSVP Director

Council of Churches of the Ozarks seeks a dynamic and mission-driven professional to lead the literacy and mentoring programs of RSVP in strategic direction, design, implementation and evaluation. The RSVP Program Director will oversee the development and day-to-day operation of RSVP.

We are looking for a highly motivated, strategic, servant leader who embraces the mission of Council of Churches of the Ozarks, which is to improve the quality of life in our region through compassionate service and outreach to our most vulnerable neighbors, by doing together what can best be done together in the name of Jesus Christ.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Provide strategic vision and strong leadership

· Develop and implement strategies to produce effective and efficient literacy and mentoring programs from inception to completion

· Hire, mentor, and support a high quality team to achieve program outcomes

· Create strong partnerships with local schools and organizations that offer program support

· Devise evaluation strategies to monitor performance and determine need for improvements

· Keep executive leadership team informed with detailed and accurate reports and presentations

· Learn AmeriCorps federal funding regulations and implement correlating policies and procedures

· Manage daily operations that support and implement program objectives

· Ensure Criminal History Checks for RSVP staff are completed following federal policies and procedures

· Strategically map-out a program schedule and timeline and ensure it is followed

· Develop, review, and update Memorandums of Understanding and other appropriate documents with volunteer stations

· Assist with volunteer trainings and orientations

· Collaborate with advancement team to create marketing initiatives and community presentations to increase awareness of the program

· Track, record, compile, and report program performance data

· Prepare and adhere to program budget

· Help secure program funding via grant writing and fundraising

· Ensure programs always support and advance the mission of CCO

· Attend conferences, meetings, and training program, including those sponsored by the federal funding agency

QUALIFICATIONS:

The following knowledge and skills are necessary, but not limited to:

· Short and long-term planning

· Evaluation

· Directing and motivating staff and volunteers

· Strong interpersonal and writing skills

· Be organized and exhibit “follow through” on tasks and goals

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

· Bachelor’s degree

· Minimum of 3 years of experience in a leadership role

*A full job description will be given to applicant upon interview process.

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

*The Council of Churches of the Ozarks is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, genetic information or disability status of qualified individuals.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $32,000.00 – $40,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Leadership: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

Company’s website:

  • www.ccozarks.org

Company’s Facebook page:

  • https://www.facebook.com/ccozarks/

Work Remotely:

  • No
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