Careers

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 HR@santamaria-cincy.org.

 

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.

 

Workforce Development Director ($64,490.35/yr)

Workforce Development Director Overview: This position oversees the Workforce Development Program. This role is responsible for ensuring program compliance as well as efficient and effective operations of the program as whole. This position is responsible for ensuring adequate staffing, supervision of program staff, budget management, quality service delivery, and overall achievement and reporting of program outcomes. This position also serves as liaison and maintains positive working relationships internally with other program directors and agency leadership as well as with partners, funders, subcontractors, and others involved with the initiative.

Workforce Development Director Requirements: Develop and maintain a program strategic plan to meet all program outcomes including recruitment and retention goals while ensuring cultural sensitivity and following outreach standards. Develop and maintain strategic and data driven approaches to achieve outcomes and ensure continuous improvement. Ensure that both programmatic and fiscal strategic goals of the program are achieved and ensure all relevant compliance standards are met. Develop collaborative relationships with neighborhood organizations, partner agencies, funders, and key community leaders. Engage in weekly supervision with director reports, monitor staff development, retention, and performance. Partner with Human Resources in all other areas of staffing and employee relations. Ensure regularly scheduled productive team meetings and case conferences are occurring. Adhere to agency policy, procedures, and professional code of ethics. Participate in relevant training opportunities for professional growth and development. Satisfactorily complete any other special assignments as requested by supervisor.

Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field. Minimum of three years of experience in a supervisory role. Experience and/or formal training in supervision and evaluation. At least two years’ experience working with families and individuals in groups, community outreach, and/or mental health. Proficiency with technology especially Microsoft Office Suite.

Marketing & Communications Specialist ($51,241.21/yr)

We are currently looking for a Full-Time Marketing and Communications Specialist to help support our mission. The position pays $51,241.21 per year.

 

Marketing and Communications Specialist Overview: Raise the visibility and awareness of Santa Maria Community Services. This position plays the lead role with communicating the mission of the agency to its constituents and community at large, with the long-term goal of financial sustainability and service to clients. Contribute to the effectiveness of the Development Department and overall mission of Santa Maria. Adhere to agency policy, procedures, and the professional code of ethics. Seek relevant training opportunities for professional growth and development. Participate in regular staff meetings, staff training programs and supervisory sessions. Satisfactorily complete any other special assignments as requested by supervisor.

 

Marketing and Communications Specialist Requirements:

  • Promote Santa Maria’s brand to increase awareness of agency to internal and external constituencies. Create and communicate key messages and client/agency stories to develop the audience’s support of Santa Maria’s mission.
  • Act as the primary media contact; Forge and maintain proactive relationships with media; produce and distribute press releases promoting the mission and impact of Santa Maria’s work (includes but is not limited to grant funding, events, etc.). Coordinate agency representation for media interviews, public events, and community engagements.
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive communications strategy and calendar aligned with the organization’s mission and goals.
  • Maintain, implement, and adhere to the agency communication and branding guidelines; champion Santa Maria’s brand to heighten agency awareness among internal and external audiences. Collaborate with various departments to support their communication needs, ensuring cohesive and unified messaging.
  • Maintain agency website in coordination with programs; ensure fresh and relevant content and look of the website; produce site’s client success stories and blog posts.
  • Produce annual Impact Report, print newsletter, agency informational brochure and inserts, and monthly E-newsletter; coordinate content with programs and administration. Interview program participants and create compelling success stories.
  • Design agency-branded print and digital materials; proof agency branding on materials created by staff before distribution.
  • Create promotional materials including, but not limited to flyers, social media posts, third party communications, etc.
  • Manage agency’s social media profiles; coordinate the scheduling of social media posts in alignment with the communications calendar; perform active social listening and participate on social media on the agency’s behalf.
  • Manage agency’s public profiles (update information on third party websites, materials. Examples: United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Better Business Bureau, GuideStar, etc.).
  • Assist in coordinating agency speaking events in a way of providing appropriate speaking materials to staff including presentation and speaking points (media, tabling events, etc.).
  • Manage Google Business profiles and Google Ads Grant account, analyzing campaign effectiveness.
  • Recruit and oversee communications and marketing intern(s) when necessary.
  • Function as key staff member of Development Team.

Bachelor’s degree required. Degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or similar; minimum of 2 years of experience in the field required.

 

 

Work Experience Coordinator – $22.39/hr

Work Experience Coordinator Overview: Maintain a caseload of 15-20 participants and assist them in achieving their educational career and financial goals while removing barriers. Maintain a minimum of monthly face to face contact with participants on caseload for an average of 5 contacts a week and document in case notes or serve individuals as designed by program outcomes. Examples of program outcomes include group facilitation, completion of intakes, or programmatic community events.  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 community and families. Create and maintain relationships with external partners, facilitate and/or participate in community events that contribute to program outcomes. 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.

 

 

Work Experience Coordinator Requirements: Evidence of high level of motivation, initiative, perseverance, and independent judgement. 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 proficient 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.

 

One-year related service.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

 

Workforce Coach – $20.51/hr

Workforce Coach Position Overview: Maintain a caseload of 45 participants and assist them in achieving their educational, career, and financial goals while removing barriers. Maintain a minimum monthly in person contacts with participants for an average of 10 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 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.

 

Workforce Coach Position Requirements: 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. One-year related service experience. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field. Spanish Fluency.

 

 

Benefits

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.