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Posted October 14, 2021

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Cincinnati District Council (SVDP) has been providing innovative and practical basic needs assistance and systemic change advocacy for Cincinnati residents in need for over 150 years. The organization works personally with those in need, regardless of race or creed, to bridge the gaps in their lives through home visits provided by neighborhood-based volunteer groups (Vincentians in Conferences); groundbreaking Outreach Center initiatives like the Charitable Pharmacy, Homelessness Prevention Program, and Re-Entry Program; a network of food pantries; and a network of thrift stores across Hamilton County.

Job Title: Conferences Support Coordinator     

Reports To: Conferences Manager

Scope of Position: The foundation of the good works of SVDP is the network of more than 1,000 volunteers, called Vincentians, who are members of over 50 Conferences (primarily Catholic parish-based) throughout Hamilton County. These Vincentians grow together in faith, friendship, and service, engaging their local neighbors experiencing need through home visits, direct services, and material assistance. The Conferences Support Coordinator is an integral member of the Conferences team which provides information and resources to support these Vincentians and Conferences. This includes responding to the needs of Vincentians and fellow staff; maintaining financial and data records in both automated and hard-copy formats; and administering both routine tasks and special requests. This position is designated full-time, hourly, and non-exempt. Work schedule is Monday through Friday with occasional evening and weekend hours.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Model our mission and values.
  • Contribute productively within our Conferences team specifically and our Services team broadly.
  • Interact effectively with volunteers who are a vital complement to our staff team.
  • Respond capably and courteously to Vincentians’ requests for information and resources, consistently following established policies and procedures.
  • Support Conference Assistance Funds (CAF) administration including file prep and management, data entry, records management, and report generation.
  • Administer and distribute vouchers assistance materials.
  • Enter and maintain monthly, quarterly, and annual data, ensuring reporting is current and accurate.
  • Maintain and manage Conference membership records and contact lists.
  • Assist with seasonal programs.
  • Help plan, set-up, and support meetings, including PowerPoint presentations preparation.
  • Perform other tasks and duties, as assigned.

Qualifications: An associate’s degree is required; a bachelor’s degree is preferred. Strong customer service, interpersonal communication, and teamwork skills to effectively engage with all stakeholders are required. Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office (both Word & Excel), PowerPoint, and Google spreadsheets is required. Practiced bookkeeping, record keeping and data entry skills with consistently high attention to accuracy are required. Disciplined organizational and time management skills, with ability to handle multiple priorities, are required. Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds in a faith-based setting is required.

 Work Environment: Vast majority of responsibilities will be performed in our modern Neyer Outreach Center (NOC) office environment – adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. Some activities may involve interaction beyond our facilities.

Physical Requirements Include: Ability to operate a computer keyboard; ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift and carry up to 35 lbs; ability to speak, hear and engage in effective interaction, both in person and over the telephone; and ability to occasionally commute to/from and participate in off-site meetings and events.

Our Mission Statement:

A network of neighbors, inspired by Gospel values, growing in holiness and building a more just world through personal relationships with and service to people in need.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted:  10/12/2021

Mount St. Mary’s Seminary and School of Theology seeks a full-time Business Manager.  The applicant must have a strong sense of collaboration, organizational skills, and a high degree of confidentiality. Knowledge of various accounting software programs (Passport Business Solutions, QuickBooks, and Raisers Edge) is a plus.  The Business Manager assists the President in administration, works directly with the Senior Accountant in financial management and reporting and has the responsibility for all personnel matters and benefits for the Seminary.  This position primarily includes duties relating to processing payroll, making bank deposits and paying all invoices, recording journal entries and running monthly financial reports.  The successful candidate should possess an understanding of the mission of the Mount St. Mary’s Seminary and School of Theology.  A bachelor’s degree, along with 3 to 5 year’s experience as a Business Manager and knowledge of the Catholic faith are preferred.  The candidate should have experience in the following areas: accounting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, employee benefits, personnel and human resources. Strong written and verbal skills are also required.

Posted:  10/11/2021

Epiphany Catholic Church in Louisville, Kentucky seeks an energetic, organized, and mission-driven individual for the position of Pastoral Associate for Social Responsibility. Working collaboratively with the pastor, parish staff, and numerous committees, this person will engage the parish community in reflection and action on the social mission of the Church (both direct service and social justice).

The successful candidate will be a practicing Roman Catholic with a Master (preferred) or Bachelor degree in Theology, Pastoral Ministry, or comparable field of study; have a minimum of two years’ experience in social action; have good communications skills; and have experience working with volunteers, multi-tasking, and performing administrative functions. Competency in Spanish is a plus. More parish information can be found online at epiphanycatholicchurch.org.

Posted:  10/03/2021

The CISE Associate Director/Development (AD/D) serves two roles: 1. With the guidance of the CISE Director, is responsible for coordinating and supervising the day-to-day operations for CISE such as overseeing office operations and administrative and accounting staff,  and working closely with the Board and committee members, and 2. Managing and coordinating fundraising efforts for CISE, including direction and oversight of the annual CISE campaign while maintaining a good working relationship with CISE donors and volunteers to ensure retention and growth of CISE funding.

As Assistant Director, this person will supervise the work of the CISE staff as it relates to both office management and development efforts.  The AD/DDR will provide direction and oversight for the CISE donor database, lead scheduling for Board and committee meetings, help to plan the meetings, prepare materials, maintain communications, and keep notes/minutes at meetings as necessary.  This person will work closely with the Director, Board, and Finance Committee on the budget and budget management.

In the Development role, the AD/DDR will function as staff liaison to committees of the CISE Board that support CISE development efforts, particularly the Development Committee and, along with the CISE Director, the Steering Committee.  This position recruits volunteers for the CISE campaign and other CISE events and activities.  The AD/DDR has the ability to work with a variety of constituencies, including an influential and energetic Board, the business community, donors, school communities, volunteers, and parents.  Grant researching and writing is an integral part of this position.

The AD/DDR will ensure all aspects of development align with the equity, mission, and goals of CISE.

Credentials & Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Five or more years of experience
  • Good business and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications
  • Familiarity with RE/NXT or ability/desire to learn
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders and donors
  • Previous supervisory experience helpful
  • Familiarity with Catholic schools
  • Ability to manage a variety of diverse projects, activities, and people/staff toward a common goal

Posted:  09/29/2021

The Call Center Specialist is a consistent point of contact for those requesting services from the organization.  Retrieving and returning daily calls along with providing service and resource information to neighbors calling for information are primary functions. This team member must consistently model the mission and values of St. Vincent de Paul.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Timely, accurately, and compassionately respond to assistance and information calls while completing appropriate documentation of requests from neighbors and informing neighbors of availability of services according to current operating mode
  2. Retrieve calls from our service line and refer those neighbors located within an active Conference footprint to their respective SVDP Conference
  3. Participate as a member of the SVDP Social Services team as well as positively interact with Council members and staff.
  4. Serve neighbors in need with face-to-face services, including rent, utility, and other forms of assistance as needed.
  5. Understand how to share access information for assistance from other community resources as appropriate to address needs presented by neighbors.
  6. Lead/participate in special projects as required.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent is required and further academic achievement is preferred; at least one year of call center experience and/or social services experience strongly preferred; computer literacy is required; strong attention to detail and an ability to communicate well orally and in writing are required; experience with Google docs, Excel and Microsoft Office a must; bilingual (Spanish speaking) abilities are a plus; ability to work with and support a diverse team is required.

Mission: A network of neighbors, inspired by Gospel values, growing in holiness and building a more just world through personal relationships with and services to people in need.

Posted: September 14, 2021

St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) Stores, Inc., which has retail sales exceeding $13 million and over 300 employees, is seeking a Manager of Stores Accounting to support its operations.

St. Vincent de Paul Stores, a nonprofit organization consisting of eight thrift stores and donation centers, provides low-cost and free clothing, household items and furniture to low-income individuals and families.  It also supports the mission of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) – Cincinnati to provide emergency assistance to those in need throughout Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform monthly closing activities, including preparation of journal entries, bank and balance sheet account reconciliations, financial statements, and management reports
  • Reconcile daily cash and credit card deposits for each store to daily sales reports
  • Process accounts payable, including sales tax filings, annual 1099 filings, and credit card administration
  • Serve as backup for payroll processing with third-party service provider
  • Prepare bank deposits as needed
  • Maintain petty cash
  • Prepare required schedules and documentation for annual audit and assist with the preparation and compilation of data necessary to complete annual informational tax returns
  • Prepare annual budgets
  • Prepare national annual reporting
  • Maintain and improve appropriate accounting controls

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years accounting experience, not-for profit experience a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel, and general accounting systems
  • Financial reporting experience including complete financial statements and all aspects of general ledger accounting; experience with accounts payable processing; payroll processing experience desired
  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem solving, and follow up skills; detail oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, capable of taking initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing priorities, and effectively manage deadlines