Career Opportunities

 

 

 

Director of Development

Job Description:

This position is responsible for leading all private fundraising efforts to raise nearly $1 million annually from individuals, foundations, corporations and community groups. The Director of Development balances maintaining current donors with expanding H.O.M.E.’s donor base. The right candidate brings the philosophy that asking people for money is offering them the opportunity to invest in the work of an organization that improves individual lives and makes systems more just.

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Cook, Nathalie Salmon House

Job Description:

This position is responsible for planning, preparing, and serving lunch and dinner to approximately 12+ residents Monday through Friday. Assists with special parties and community lunches where food is served. The individual in this position is based at the Nathalie Salmon House.

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Intergenerational Housing Support Specialist VISTA 

Job Summary

Housing provided! This exciting new one-year position starts September 3, 2019. It is responsible for developing tenant leadership for vibrant social programs with and for the residents of H.O.M.E.’s two intergenerational affordable buildings housing low-income seniors, young adults as Resident Assistants, and families with children. The VISTA would engage neighborhood groups, create a how-to manual on resident engagement, and fulfill H.O.M.E.’s original goal of bringing the neighborhood to the residents, not just the residents to the community. The VISTA would also help nurture a culture of peace, provide support to staff, and spread the word on H.O.M.E.’s programs. The individual in this position is based at the Nathalie Salmon House with an option of housing in the building.

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Resident Assistant 

Job Summary

Housing Opportunities and Maintenance for the Elderly (H.O.M.E.) is a nonprofit organization that helps low-income seniors maintain their independence by providing a home upkeep and repair service, a shopping bus, affordable housing and moving assistance.

The Good Life Senior Residences seeks individuals enthusiastic about living in a family-like setting with older adults to serve as live-in Resident Assistants. Resident Assistants are fairly compensated and receive room and board as a part of their salaries (including a private room, meals, utilities, WiFi, and some household supplies).

Responsibilities and Duties

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Serving meals
  • Cooking two to three weekend day shifts per month
  • Assisting residents with cleaning and laundry
  • Picking up food and other supplies
  • Planning and implementing activities
  • Helping our unique intergenerational community to function in myriad ways

Qualifications and Skills

H.O.M.E. offers fantastic opportunities to engage with the nonprofit world.

Applicants must have:

  • Basic cooking skills.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Minimum one-year commitment at time of acceptance.
  • A valid driver’s license in good standing.
  • Experience working or volunteering with seniors a plus.
  • Experience living in a Co-Op is a plus.

 

Required license or certification: Driver's License

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Internships

The internship program at H.O.M.E. supports the development, delivery and maintenance of programs to clients, and helps build an engaged community around the principles of H.O.M.E. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Support the delivery of programs in the field
  • Support the advancement of the organization through management, communications, and/or development activities
  • Provide support to appropriate projects and assigned tasks to promote accountability and ownership
  • Engage with the organization’s guests via volunteer activities or community events

Activities may include:

Program Implementation

  • Site visits to clients’ homes with case managers, program coordinators, and/or home repair specialists
  • Assist with daily paperwork and program activities
  • Arrange monthly  Good Life Senior Residences outings
  • Attending community and agency meetings
  • Develop and lead activities with residential clients

 Marketing and Communications

  • Manage social media accounts (including Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and blog)
  • Record personal stories of client and staff experiences for use in newsletters, appeal letters, and other marketing tools
  • Develop and implement marketing plans and tools (including brochures; marketing to potential clients, donors, and volunteers; and preparing presentations to community groups/aldermen)

 Administrative

  • Attend board and staff meetings
  • Participate in strategic planning process
  • Data entry of satisfaction survey results
  • Provide staff support to one committee of the board

 Development

  • Research aging population and best practices
  • Prospect research of potential donors: foundations, major donors, and corporations
  • Organize Associates Board activities

 Qualifications

  • Ability to effectively explain and present concepts in one-on-one and group situations in an engaging, compelling, and energetic manner.
  • Positive attitude, strong interest for working with people in a fun environment.
  • Prior experience in nonprofit, human services, or senior programming a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Candidates must exhibit initiative and openness to new ideas.
  • Good academic standing.
  • Trustworthy, with strong professional ethics.
  • Ability to follow directions and collaborate in a team-centric environment.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Efty Trebicka at EftiolaT@homeseniors.org.