Careers

University Settlement is changing lives and we would like you to consider joining us in this work. Our corporate culture encourages creative ideas that enable us to continually improve and better service Broadway Slavic Village and surrounding communities.

 

We strive to create a pleasant environment for each member of our staff by offering an excellent benefits package which includes healthcare, vacation, sick days, free parking, relaxed atmosphere, with casual dress Fridays.

 

Come join an exciting nonprofit organization that is working to make a difference and offers opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are always seeking talented individuals to join our growing team.

Open Full Time Professional Positions

Executive Director

University Settlement is currently looking for an Executive Director for our Slavic Village location. The Executive Director is responsible for running all aspects of the business for University Settlement. They will lead the training and development of staff and volunteers and will carry out the mission of University Settlement by successfully raising funds, engaging leadership volunteers and influential community members, and ensuring that program goals are met in their designated market.

Development Manager

The primary function of the Development Manager is to implement development strategies in collaboration with senior leadership and program staff to secure funding. The Development Manager participates on the Resource Development Committee of the Board of Trustees and works closely with the Executive Director to ensure that development and public relation strategies are implemented. The Development Manager is responsible for direct supervision of the Development Coordinator.

Building Strong Families Program Coordinator

The Building Strong Families Program Coordinator provides support to the Program Manager to ensure the successful operation of the program. The Coordinator supports the administrative needs of the Manager. The Building Strong Families Program Coordinator is responsible for direct supervision of the Family Navigators.

Youth Support Specialist

The Youth Support Specialist is responsible for instructing youth in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth in various settings. The right candidate will possess excellent problem solving skills, analytical thinking, quick learning and able to work independently as well as in large group settings.

Cook

The Cook is responsible for preparing and/or directing the preparation of food to be served to clients in the Adult Wellness, Evening Meals and Youth programs while complying with all applicable sanitation, health, and personal hygiene standards and following established food production programs and procedures. The Cook is responsible for the appropriate use of facility supplies and equipment to minimize loss, waste, and fraud.

Open Part Time Positions

Hunger Center Coordinator

The Hunger Center Coordinator will work closely with the Community Resource Manager to ensure the successful operation of the Hunger Center. He/she assists with the day-to-day operations of the Hunger Center.

INTERNSHIPS & SERVICE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

University Settlement was originally founded as a training site for social workers from what is now Case Western Reserve University. We have continued this tradition in partnership with various schools and universities throughout Northeast Ohio, and provide between dozens of interns with well-rounded, real life experience each year.

 

We hope to inspire a new generation of social servants interested in helping their community through our internship program. Internships are available in a variety of departments including programming, development, finance, and administration.

 

Please contact Kaitlin Armocida at karmocida@universitysettlement.net for more information about current opportunities.

 

AmeriCorps Member

NEO Skill Corps has 7 AmeriCorps volunteer (Member) positions available with the Host Sites listed below. Full-time Members receive a $12,630 living allowance for a minimum of 1,700 hours and Part-time Members receive a $6,686 living allowance for a minimum of 900 hours during a twelve- month service period.  Upon successful completion of service, Members receive an education award from the National Service Trust in the following amounts:  Full- time members receive $5,815; Part time members receive $2,907.50.

 

Members will be responsible to provide financial literacy curriculum to program participants. Some members will provide adult education and/or workforce preparation curriculum. Responsibilities will include the following:

·      Assess clients' financial literacy knowledge

·      Instruct financial literacy curriculum

·      Coach clients on limited financial matters

·      Arrange and host guest speakers from financial institutions

·      Collect and enter data; track clients' progress

·      Assess clients' level of competency (reading, math, English language)

·      Place client in appropriate class/subject based on assessment score and workforce goal

·      Instruct adult education and workplace services classes

·      Provide contextualized learning materials

·      Conduct pre and post-test/report progress of clients

·      Track client workforce goals and achievements

 

All AmeriCorps Members will receive training in preparation for service at their host sites designed to assist Members in performing the activities aligned with NEO Skill Corps and the assigned host site. 

 

Members are required to participate in AmeriCorps training and events requested by the Ohio Community Service Council, Corporation for National and Community Service, and NEO Skill Corps. 

 

Minimum qualifications

·      Some college from an accredited institution, Degree preferred;

·      Proficient with Microsoft Office software, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint;

·      Good written and verbal communication skills

·      Experience teaching

·      Public speaking

·      Experience working with adults with diverse backgrounds preferred.

 

 

Interested applicants should submit their resumes to Sandra Buckner, Program Manager, at sbuckner@universitysettlement.net.   Please call Sandra at 216-456-0914 if you have any questions.