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


Internship for U.C. Communications or Public Relations Major

The 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 Internship Program, students must be UC students in their junior or senior year, majoring in communication or public relations. This is a paid internship through UC. Students will be paid $12.50 an hour up to 80 hours for a maximum total of $1000. The fall semester will run from August 23 through December 11.  Santa Maria will make offers for the fall semester by July 31. Interested applicants must submit their resume to with the subject line: Internship Application



  • Create and distribute print and digital marketing materials (e-newsletter, print newsletter, press releases, brochures, flyers, etc.)
  • Assist with social media content (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

Workforce Development Supervisor

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 3,000 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 to achieve their identified goals toward stabilization and self-sufficiency. We are currently seeking 2 fulltime (40 hours per week) Workforce Development Supervisors to help support our mission. The Workforce Development program serves the Greater Price Hill and surrounding communities by working with youth (16- 24 years old) and adults to reach their education, employment, and financial goals.


Workforce Development Supervisor Overview

The Workforce Development Supervisor (Youth) assists the Workforce Development Director in ensuring that workforce development programming meets outcomes and objectives by supervising and training Workforce Coaches; by assisting with data coordination and reporting; and by carrying a caseload of 10-15 program participants. Workforce Development Supervisor (Youth) also serves as back up when a participant’s Workforce Coach is not available due to absence or a vacancy.


The Workforce Development Supervisor (Adult) position assists the Workforce Development Director in ensuring that workforce development programming meets outcomes and objectives by supervising the Financial Literacy Coordinator, Youth Employment Coordinator, and on-site volunteers; by developing and maintaining employer relationships; by assisting with data coordination and reporting; and by carrying a caseload of 20 participants. The Workforce Development Supervisor (Adult) also serves as back up when a coordinator is not available due to absence or a vacancy.


Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree preferred. Three years of experience in human services, social services, and/or case management. 2 years of experience in supervising 2 or more employees. Candidates must also possess a valid driver’s license, current insurance, and reliable vehicle.

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 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.


• 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.