Posting Date: March 18, 2021
|Work Schedule:||10-15 hours per month; 12 months of the year. Responsible for monitoring Facebook posts on assigned days throughout the year and 5-8 programs per year in Cuyahoga/Lorain County or virtually.|
|Location:||Primarily virtual, however 5-8 programs throughout the year in Cuyahoga/Lorain County.|
|Reports To:||Executive Director|
|Pay Rate:||$15/hr starting wage. No benefits.|
The Program Assistant needs to be an empathetic, caring, team player who can work with diverse staff and program participants. As CFK is a small non-profit, paid staff members’ job duties can vary in scope and demand, and adaptability is key. The successful candidate must have experience with children with developmental concerns. A high school diploma is required and the successful candidate must have experience working with the public. The successful candidate must be able to work a varied schedule and must be available in either the evening or a weekend for programs. This position will report to the Executive Director.
1. Connect new and existing families to resources that could be beneficial to them.
2. On-site coordinator for all programs held in Spanish. Additional locations as needed as a substitute or additional staff for large events.
3. Attends various networking events and presents information about Connecting for Kids clearly and accurately. At the event, takes notes of presentations or other organization activities; provides summary to staff via email and to families on Facebook group.
4. Assists with CFK resource fairs.
5. Translate materials into Spanish language. Assist with marketing to Spanish speaking families, professionals and organizations.
1. Assists with various job duties related to executing 2 – 3 successful fundraisers per year.
2. Assists with various job duties under the direction of the Executive Director.
3. All other duties as assigned.
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below, with or without reasonable accommodation:
Must be capable of tolerating the work environment, which can often be chaotic with many children with needs at a program.
This position’s primary work environment entails serving members of the public who may be unfamiliar with or anxious about their child’s development; they may be confused about what to do, and they may have extensive questions or concerns. As a result, they may be agitated, stressed, impolite, or unreasonable; yet CFK expects its employees to consistently provide courteous services in return. Participants in our programming may wear heavy perfumes, eat strong-smelling food, present with inadequate hygiene, or present other environmental concerns for those with airborne allergies or other olfactory sensitivities. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to work effectively throughout these changing dynamics and demands.
This job description in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the employee filling this position, who will be required to follow instructions and perform any duties required by the employee’s supervisor or designee.