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

Scripps Howard Marketing & Communications Intern

The Scripps Howard Communications and Marketing Intern will assist Santa Maria Community Services’ Development Department with projects regarding digital and print marketing and communications. Projects will play into the overall goal of promoting the agency and increasing donations through marketing materials and fundraising events. The hired individual will produce newsworthy stories including event happenings and client success stories for website (blog), e-newsletter, print newsletter, and social media accounts, in addition to creating and distributing digital and print marketing materials (flyers, e-newsletter, etc.). To qualify for the Scripps Howard Internship Program, students must be juniors or seniors majoring in communication, marketing, or journalism. Students must also attend one of the following institutions: University of Cincinnati, Xavier University, Northern Kentucky University, or Miami University Ohio. This is a paid internship through the Scripps Howard Foundation. Students will be paid $10 an hour up to 200 hours. This internship will begin in January 2020, and end in May of 2020. Santa Maria is seeking an individual for 20 hours/week. Interested applicants must submit their resume to with the subject line: Scripps Howard Internship

  • Create and distribute print and digital marketing materials (e-newsletter, print newsletter, press releases, brochures, flyers, etc.)
  • Maintain social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram)
  • Collect, write, and publish news stories for website blog, print newsletter, e-newsletter, and social media (includes interviewing staff and clients, attending programs/groups/events, and capturing photographs and video).
  • Other responsibilities as needed to support the Development Department
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills (ability to write a newsworthy story)
  • Great interpersonal skills (ability to interview staff/clients)
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize tasks, and complete projects on a deadline
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently with a willingness to seek guidance when necessary
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel
  • Proficient in social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram)
  • Experience creating marketing materials (brochures, invitations, flyers, newsletters, etc.)
  • Must have reliable transportation




Youth Sports Mentor (part time 8/hs)

We are currently seeking a part time (8 hours per week) Youth Sports Mentor to join our mission in serving as a catalyst and advocate for Greater Price Hill families to attain their educational, financial, and health goals.
Position Overview: This position assists staff in the JWFC gym & improve athletic skills and sportsmanship in the youth of the Lower Price Hill area by coaching seasonal sports, displaying leadership skills, and assisting JWFC staff with planning and facilitating structured activities and games during open gym.
Position Requirements: High School Diploma or GED required.

Youth Program Assistant (part time 8/hrs)

We are currently seeking a part time (8 hours per week) Youth Program Assistant to join our mission in serving as a catalyst and advocate for Greater Price Hill families to attain their educational, financial, and health goals.
Position Overview: This position assists staff with math and reading tutoring for 7th & 8th graders at Oyler Elementary School and assist JWFC staff with facilitating/planning group discussions and discussions at the JWFC’s after-school program.
Position Requirements: High School Diploma or GED required.


AmeriCorps Service Opportunities

Santa Maria is proud affiliate of AmeriCorps Project Advance. Make a difference in your community and help others by serving in a year-long, full-time position at a local nonprofit while earning a living stipend and a college tuition award. Positions include: Health Educators, Education Instructors, Employment Coaches, ESL Class Coordinators, and Housing Support Specialists. Click here to find out more about Santa Maria’s AmeriCorps Program.

Santa Maria Community Services, Inc. does not discriminate in hiring or service delivery based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, or physical or mental disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform the essential job functions, in accordance with applicable laws. 


• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field
• Evidence of high level of motivation, initiative, perseverance, and independent judgement.
• Strong people skills; ability to work in a variety of settings with culturally-diverse families and communities with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate
• Proven ability to establish and maintain positive, ongoing professional relationships with program participants, co-workers, and partner agency staff
• Proven ability to move individuals and families from crisis towards self-sufficiency. Ability to motivate others to achieve their goals. Experience with strength-based assessment and/or coaching model preferred.
• Knowledge of community resources for high risk populations.
• Comfort with home visiting, transporting clients, working in the community
• A strong sense of respect for confidentiality involving clients and fellow employees.
• A valid driver’s license, current insurance, and reliable vehicle are required.
• Excellent technology skills. Knowledge of and proficient in Microsoft Office
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills, interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
• Ability to work in a team and independently.

Objective(s): Serve as the day-to-day Tutor for the Evening GED Program charged with supporting clients in meeting their educational goals.