Santa Maria Community Services is proud of its staff of vibrant, passionate, committed professionals who work each day to help families help themselves and make the Price Hill community a better place to live. If you share that energy and are driven by a desire to serve your neighbors, Santa Maria would love to get to know you! Santa Maria offers medical, dental, vision and life insurance, in addition to nine paid holidays, vacation, and sick days. Santa Maria provides a friendly and supportive work environment which includes flexible scheduling. Interested applicants should submit both a cover letter and résumé to Human Resources at 617 Steiner Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45204, Fax #513-557-2726, or email


Current Open Positions

Santa Maria Community Services is a catalyst and advocate for Cincinnati’s Greater Price Hill families to attain their educational, financial, and health goals. We provide more than 2,500 individuals with educational tools and resources to build strong families, promote healthy residents, and foster neighborhood revitalization. Santa Maria’s vision is for Greater Price Hill to be a vibrant, thriving, and self-sustaining community. Our Price Hill Family Centers provide a welcoming environment and the coaching, support, and flexibility to assist families in achieving their identified goals toward stabilization and self-sufficiency.


Family Support Worker – $22.22/hr

Family Support Worker Position Overview: This position is part of our Every Child Succeeds program and works with families in their home to provide an optimal start for children by promoting positive parenting and healthy child development prenatally and during the important first 1,000 days of life.

Family Support Worker Position Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelors’ degree in early childhood education, social work, psychology, education, nursing, or related field. Bilingual (Spanish/English) is a plus. Applicants must also possess a valid driver’s license, current auto insurance, and a reliable vehicle.


Part-time Stable Families Support Worker – $19.06/hr

Position Summary: This position provides direct service through managing a caseload of 10-15 participants, coaching them to achieve
housing and child educational goals while helping eliminate barriers.


Essential functions: Maintain a caseload of 10-15 participants and assist them in achieving their housing and child educational goals while removing barriers. Maintain a minimum of twice a month face-to-face contact with participants on caseload for an average of 5 contacts a week and document in case notes. Record participant progress toward goals in all required databases and program documents within 7 days of contact. Conduct screenings and assessments based on program requirements. Provide internal and external referrals for services.

Maintain working knowledge of SMCS programs to successfully navigate connections through the family-centered care model and provide outreach to the community and families. Adhere to agency policy, procedures, and the professional code of ethics. Participate in relevant training opportunities for professional growth and development. Participate and contribute to regular staff meetings and supervisory sessions. Satisfactorily complete any other special assignments as requested by supervisor.


Knowledge Skills and Abilities: Spanish fluency preferred. Evidence of high level of motivation, initiative, perseverance, and independent judgment. Ability to work in a variety of settings with culturally diverse families and communities. Proven ability to establish and maintain ongoing professional relationships with program participants, team members, and partner agencies. Ability to support individuals and families through crises towards self-sufficiency.  Ability to motivate others to achieve their goals, experience with strength-based assessment, the family coaching model, and a trauma-informed approach. A strong sense of respect for confidentiality involving participants and fellow employees. Excellent technology skills, knowledge of and proficiency in Microsoft Office. Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems logically and methodically.  Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.  Ability to work well independently or in a group and excellent time management skills. Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills.


Working Conditions and Physical Environment: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.



Benefits for full-time positions: Our culture includes a work environment that is flexible and supportive. Employees enjoy a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, 401k, and paid time off.


Employment Policy

At Santa Maria Community Services, we call Cincinnati’s Greater Price Hill neighborhood our home. Our vision is for Greater Price Hill to be a vibrant, thriving, and self-sustaining community. We hire people who share our passion for helping others reach their goals. Our culture includes a work environment that is flexible and supportive. Employees enjoy a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, 401k, and paid time off. Santa Maria Community Services, Inc. does not discriminate in employment or delivery of service on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.