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Employment Opportunities

Social Worker

FT Foster Care Worker – MSW preferred or BSW/BA degree w/exp. CWTI certificate preferred.

Title: Field Supervisor

Supervisor: Program Director

PRIMARY DUTIES

The Field Supervisor has direct supervisory responsibility for the Senior Companion volunteers who serve in private homes, residential settings or inpatient psychiatric settings. Included therein is assisting the Program Director with the recruitment employment, orientation and training for the Senior Companion volunteers as well as the recruitment of sites and performing other duties and responsibilities pertinent to the successful operation of the Senior Companion Program.

  • Assist in the recruitment, selection and volunteer training phase of the program as delegated by the Program Director.
  • Assign senior companions to their clients and monitor assignments to ensure each volunteer is working a full twenty- (20) hour week.
  • Meet regularly (both individual and group) with the senior companions to assess their strengths and weaknesses; to provide appropriate direction and in their relationship with their clients, as well as any personal problems and situations which may arise.
  • Prepare an annual performance evaluation for each senior companion.
  • Meet with the liaison from each host setting on a regular basis to discuss program operations, difficulties, strengths and volunteer assignments.
  • Meet regularly with Program Director to evaluate performance, program operation and development, etc.
  • Assist Program Director in developing new or improved operational modes when and where needed in order to best serve the program.
  • Familiarize self with the activities and personnel at the host setting and/or its staff..
  • Attend all meetings and training conferences scheduled Corporation for National and Community Service and Office of Service to the Aging.
  • Perform other related activities as delegated by the Program Director.

SKILLS/EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or other human service field or any equivalent of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.
  • Ability to relate to host setting personnel in order to provide maximum cooperation and good working conditions.
  • Knowledge and/or awareness of behavior in order to determine appropriate assignment of senior companion to clients and to evaluate when changes are needed, etc.
  • Ability to adapt self and schedule to the needs of the program and the host settings.
  • Ability to relate to senior companions.
  • Valid Michigan driver’s license, automobile and automobile liability insurance coverage.

TO APPLY

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: csswc@csswayne.org. If your application is selected for an interview, you will be contacted directly. No telephone calls or inquiry emails, please.

Title: Director of Public Relations & Fund Development

Supervisor: President

PRIMARY DUTIES

Plan and direct all operations of media relation and fund development services for Community Social Services of Wayne County to include printed and electronic publications, stewardship, donor relations, and gift acknowledgement and production areas.

  • In partnership with President and the Board of Directors, develop and execute CSSWC’s annual fundraising strategic plan.
  • Develop, implement, manage and evaluate all activities related to individual, foundation and corporate giving.
  • Develop a Major Gifts and Planned Giving Program.
  • Remain current on all legislation and ethical practices pertaining to fundraising.
  • Responsible for the management of the fundraising Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) Software.
  • Secure financial support from individuals, corporations, foundations, and government agencies.
  • Develop and direct annual fundraising appeals.
  • Work with print and broadcast journalist to devise publicity campaigns that alert the public to program and services.
  • Prepare, edit and place new releases and other written publicity for newspapers, radio, television and social media.
  • Oversee design and printing of newsletter, fliers, brochures, annual report and other publication or promotional materials.
  • Confer with staff regarding public relations.
  • Attend meetings and continuous education programs to keep informed of public relations/fund development trends.
  • Serve as a member of the Public Relations/Fund Development Committee of the Board.
  • Serve as liaison for CSSWC and in an advisory role for the agency.
  • Responsible for website facilitation and social media updates.
  • Maintain personal contact with government officials, community leaders and community organizations.

SUPPORTING FUNCTIONS

  • Work with President and senior leadership to reach corporate goals and objectives of the organization.
  • Act as a team with President and other senior staff to evaluate organizational performance, set and meet the organizations strategic goals, cast vision for the future of the work, and steward the organizational mission.
  • Skilled at establishing and cultivating strong relationships with peers across different levels of the organization and externally.
  • Work with President to strengthen the CSSWC’s culturally diverse, employee-oriented culture that emphasizes continuous improvement, teamwork, high performance, and quality.
  • Other duties as assigned

PERFORMANCE/CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must be a highly self-directed individual who possesses fundraising experience, preferably in an education, human services, or a health related field. In addition to strong relationship building skills, the successful candidate must be committed to the ethic of servant leadership, demonstrate strong writing and speaking skills and have experience working in southeastern Michigan. Initiative, intellectual curiosity, creativity, reliability, flexibility, confidentiality, thoroughness, accuracy and a commitment to CSSWC mission is vital.

SKILLS/EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND REQUIRED

Ability to plan and supervise the work of others, ability to use office productivity and communication software applications in a computerized networked environment; creativity; tact and courtesy; ability to work in a team environment; sound judgement.

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, public relations or related field or any equivalent of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities.
  • Proficiency in DonorPerfect CRM Software.
  • Valid Michigan driver’s license, automobile, and automobile liability insurance coverage.
  • Three-plus years’ experience in development
  • Project management experience is essential
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication and consensus building skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to interact positively in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Demonstrate ability to respond effectively to changing organizational and role demands.

TO APPLY

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: csswc@csswayne.org. If your application is selected for an interview, you will be contacted directly. No telephone calls or inquiry emails, please.


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