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About Central Union Mission:

Central Union Mission is a faith-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the oldest private social service agency in Washington, DC. In addition to its emergency shelter, which provides almost 60,000 bed-nights each year, the Mission operates a holistic, Christ-centered transformation and workforce development program for men, provides benefits for veterans, helps people overcome addictions, operates a food and clothing distribution center which provides food for over 4000 people each month, runs a camp for underprivileged children, and offers a ministry to families and senior citizens. Charity Navigator has rated Central Union Mission as a three star charity, GuideStar awarded Central Union Mission a Gold Seal for our financial transparency and GreatNonProfits has given Central Union Mission a Top-Rated award.


OUR STATEMENT OF FAITH

PURPOSE:

To Glorify God through proclaiming and teaching the Gospel, leading people to Christ, developing disciples, and serving the needs of hurting people throughout the Washington Metropolitan area. We hold the Bible to be God’s Holy Word in its entirety. It is inspired in every part by the Holy Spirit. (II Timothy 3:16; II Peter 1:21)
We hold that through preaching, teaching and ministering, Central Union Mission must use its resources and activities to bring men, women and children under the power of the Gospel; that they may have victory over sin, come into fellowship with God and live Spirit-filled, fruitful lives in Christ. I have read the Doctrinal Statement of Central Union Mission and I accept it without reservation.


Controller

We are seeking a Controller to oversee all financial operations and serve as a member of the Senior Leadership Team. This purpose-driven CPA will support the Mission’s new strategic plan and bring a sense of professionalism and excellence to this growing and award-winning organization.

Have the events of the last 18 months prompted you to contemplate a shift in your career? Are you interested in joining a refreshingly transparent and passionate organization as they serve the needs of hurting people?

We invite you to thoughtfully consider this unique opportunity. To explore this opportunity, begin here.


Social Media Manager

Reports to VP of Development & Partnerships

Summary: Responsible for assisting in the creation of Facebook and Instagram digital strategies and direct responsibility for the implementation, management, promotion and online partner engagement with the goal of meeting Central Union Mission’s outlined marketing goals.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Create, curate and publish content–including original text (from interviews and other research), images and/or video–for FaceBook (FB) and Instagram and other potential platforms to increase public interaction and donor awareness
  • Moderate user-generated content in line with the moderation policy for FB and Instagram
  • Respond to user inquiries on FB and Instagram platforms
  • Implement FB and Instagram campaigns to promote Mission events and initiatives
  • Assist in the creation of social media digital event packages for special events
  • Manage and promote conversations with event celebrities and sponsors utilizing specially created FB & Instagram packages for events and campaigns
  • Oversee and optimize FB and Instagram pages to increase the Mission’s visibility
  • Research and cultivate relationships with online media for PR purposes
  • Work collaboratively with the Editor-in-chief, Digital Strategist and the Director of Strategic Partnerships in the management of the Mission’s Facebook and Instagram pages

10% Miscellaneous

  • Manage special projects as assigned
  • Ministry duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • An active member in a local Christian church and agreement with the Mission’s statement of faith, required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 3-5 years accumulated marketing, administrative, website management, and social media experience.
  • Strong management, communication and organizational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, fluid environment.
  • Exceptional computer skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook & Excel.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.

For more information or to apply for this position please contact Carrie Kelley at ckelley@missiondc.org .


Education Instructor

Reports to Education and Employment Manager

Status: Full-time, regular
Location: Comprehensive Family Resource Center (CFRC), Washington, DC

SUMMARY:

This position is an exciting opportunity to serve with one of the most respected and impactful organizations in Washington, DC. Central Union Mission has been serving the homeless and low- income families in the nation’s capital for 137 years. The Mission has some of the most strategic programs in the nation for combatting homelessness. In coordination with the leadership of the Workforce Development & Education Department (WDE) the Education Instructor is responsible for the development of the WDE education program at the CFRC and providing expert instructional design, training and technology expertise that leads to positive educational outcomes for CFRC consumers. The Education Instructor will ensure seamless coordination and collaboration with existing CFRC staff, agencies and community partners and consumers.

SPECIFIC   RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential duties and functions include, but are not limited to the following:

50% Program Implementation-Training & Education

  • Serve as a member of the team to advance Workforce Development and Education at the CFRC in coordination with CFRC Education and Employment Manager, Director of WDE, Job Placement Coach and other key staff.
  • Develop education plan and portfolio for each participant based on individual assessments; facilitate/deliver skills-based and professional development
  • Identify sound vocational education curriculum/(a) for the demographic served; Assess relevant modalities and
  • Identify and coordinate teaching schedule with education staff and volunteer instructor/facilitators.
  • Research, recommend, and implement education strategies to identify appropriate skills and work based learning opportunities to include on-the-job, apprentice based training, certifications, certificate, and/or degree granting programs, match consumers to appropriate employers based on knowledge, skills and abilities,
  • Communicate regularly with portfolio of clients and in accordance with their needs

30% Monitoring, Tracking and Reporting

  • Monitor guest and consumer progress daily, complete progress notes, daily logs, timesheets, individual planning activities, and other documentation thoroughly, accurately, and in a timely
  • Track and report client management activities using Mission Tracker HMIS
  • Effectively use database technology and other resources to track participant activities, task completion, badges, certificates, certifications diplomas and other competencies
  • Report weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual workforce development

20% Networking and Community Engagement

  • Conduct outreach, promoting and recruiting participants among existing consumers and throughout the
  • Network with existing and prospective employers, educational providers and other community leaders to identify partners, apprenticeship opportunities and
  • Facilitate on-the job-site coaching with participants to include employee/employer assistance and
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED   QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience in a non-profit, faith-based, educational or human services organization/agency.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • A minimum of an Associate degree or 2-years direct experience; Bachelor’s degree preferred in vocational/adult-education/education, counseling, instructional design & technology, psychology or other related field
  • Must possess direct delivery of services, data base management and adult-based education
  • Exceptional inter-personal skills; excellent written and verbal communication
  • Must have the ability to build relationships quickly and across diverse cultural
  • Must be culturally competent; comfortable interfacing with a wide variety of constituents— diverse constituent groups, community and faith based organizations, government agencies and for profit
  • Highly organized with acute attention to detail and time management; high capacity to prioritize and meet deadlines; self-motivated; able to work independently and with a team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking, and the ability to intermittently kneel down, stoop, bend at the waist, twist at the waist and reach, or sit for long periods of
  • Ability to lift up to 20 (boxes, paper, office supplies, etc.).
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment (copier, fax, printers, multi-line phone systems).
  • Must have good vision to read print and a computer
  • Ability to hear and speak to communicate in person, before groups, and over the
  • Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to include repetitive keyboarding, grasping, and reaching to operate a computer keyboard, mouse and/or standard office
  • Agreement with and commitment to Central Union Mission’s mission and statement of faith Committed Christian and currently active in a local Christian church required.

Application:
For more information or to apply for this position please contact Carrie Kelley at ckelley@missiondc.org .


Employment Placement Coach

Reports to Education and Employment Manager

Status: Full-time, regular
Location: Comprehensive Family Resource Center (CFRC), Washington, DC

SUMMARY:

This position is an exciting opportunity to serve with one of the most respected and impactful organizations in Washington, DC. Central Union Mission has been serving the homeless and low- income families in the nation’s capital for 137 years. The Mission has some of the most strategic programs in the nation for combatting homelessness. In coordination with the leadership of the Workforce Development & Education Department (WDE), the Employment Placement Coach is responsible for the implementation of the employment program at the CFRC and providing expert job readiness coaching, counseling and placement expertise that leads to positive employment placement (living wage employment) outcomes for CFRC consumers. The Employment Placement Coach will ensure seamless coordination and collaboration with existing CFRC staff, agencies and community partners and consumers.

SPECIFIC   RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential duties and functions include, but are not limited to the following:

50% Program Implementation-Coaching & Job Placement

  • Serve as a member of the team to advance Workforce Development and Education at the CFRC in coordination with CFRC Education and Employment Manager, Director of WDE, Education Instructor and other key staff.
  • Develop employment plan and portfolio for each participant based on individual assessment; facilitate/deliver skills-based and professional development
  • Research, recommend, and implement strategies to identify appropriate skills and work-based learning opportunities to include on-the-job and/or apprentice based training programs; match consumers to appropriate employers based on knowledge skills
  • Communicate regularly with portfolio of clients and in accordance with their needs

30% Monitoring, Tracking and Reporting

  • Monitor guest and consumer progress daily; complete progress notes, daily logs, timesheets, individual planning activities, and other documentation thoroughly, accurately, and in a timely
  • Track and report client management activities using Mission Tracker HMIS
  • Effectively use database technology and other resources to track participant activities, task completion, badges, certificates, certifications diplomas and other competencies
  • Report weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual workforce development data in Mission Tracker

20% Networking and Community Engagement

  • Conduct outreach, promoting and recruiting participants among existing consumers and throughout the
  • Network with existing and prospective employers, educational providers and other community leaders to identify partners, apprenticeship opportunities and
  • Facilitate on-the job-site coaching with participants to include employee/employer assistance and
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED   QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience in a non-profit, faith-based or human services organization/agency.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • A minimum of an Associate degree or 2-years direct experience; Bachelor’s degree preferred in vocational education, adult-education/education, counseling, psychology or other related field
  • Must possess direct delivery of services, data base usage and adult-based education
  • Exceptional inter-personal skills; excellent written and verbal communication
  • Must have the ability to build relationships quickly and across diverse cultural
  • Must be culturally competent; comfortable interfacing with a wide variety of constituents— diverse constituent groups, community and faith-based organizations, government agencies and for-profit
  • Highly organized with acute attention to detail and time management; high capacity to prioritize and meet deadlines; self-motivated; able to work independently and with a team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking, and the ability to intermittently kneel down, stoop, bend at the waist, twist at the waist and reach, or sit for long periods of
  • Ability to lift up to 20 (boxes, paper, office supplies, etc.).
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment (copier, fax, printers, multi-line phone systems).
  • Must have good vision to read print and a computer
  • Ability to hear and speak to communicate in person, before groups, and over the
  • Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to include repetitive keyboarding, grasping, and reaching to operate a computer keyboard, mouse and/or standard office
  • Agreement with and commitment to Central Union Mission’s mission and statement of faith Committed Christian and currently active in a local Christian church required.

Application:
For more information or to apply for this position please contact Carrie Kelley at ckelley@missiondc.org .


Social Worker

Reports to Senior Director of Social Work

Summary:: This position is an exciting opportunity to serve with one of the most respected and impactful organizations in Washington, DC. Central Union Mission has been serving the homeless and low-income families in the nation’s capital for 137 years. The Mission has some of the most strategic programs in the nation for combatting homelessness. The individual in this position will provide bilingual (English/Spanish) services and support to the Comprehensive Family Resource Center (CFRC) population, and all other programs and ministries under the direction of the Senior Director of Social Work as necessary.

Specific Responsibilities:

Essential duties and functions include, but are not limited to the following:

80% Case Management and Related Services and Supports

      • Conduct intake and assessments tasks: cognitive, functional, environmental, psychosocial data, etc.
      • Provide counselling support
      • Conduct crisis intervention support
      • Refers clients to available therapeutic, social service, educational and medical resources when appropriate
      • Plan, seek, advocate and monitor services from various social service or health care organizations and staff on behalf of a client.
      • Assist with developing support systems to meet client needs by identifying and coordinating with a variety of available services necessary to maintain independent living, self-sufficiency and family stabilization
      • Actively pursue venues to acquire knowledge of the broader community that enhances the service delivery process
      • Plan, coordinate and execute as appropriate, events that promote well-being (spiritual health, mental health, social-emotional, cognitive, physiological, environmental, financial, etc.)
      • Become familiar and gain a working knowledge of agency policies and procedures
      • Assist in completing surveys and other types of information gathering
      • Assist population in completing critical applications (food stamps, Social Security, identification cards, birth-certificates, job/housing searches, etc.)
      • Coordinate with the Senior Director of Social work to plan and oversee legal and immigration services from partner providers
      • Learn about the special needs, intervention strategies, and behavioral approaches for individuals with challenges such as domestic violence, substance abuse, diversity and family/inter-generational concerns and other challenging issues that plague the population
      • Serve as an advocate for equitability in all aspects of the service delivery process
      • Conduct and/or coordinate workshops, trainings, presentations to meet the needs of clients
      • Provide crisis intervention, as necessary
      • Provide resources and referrals to other agencies for services, support and crisis intervention
      • Attend professional development trainings, as available and appropriate
      • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with team members
      • Attend classes, meetings and programs (internal/external-community) as directed
      • Maintain a flexible schedule, adaptive to the needs of the ministry
      • Assist with or conduct groups related to the needs and challenges of the service population

5% Resource Development and Acquisition

      • Research both formal and informal social services or other related services and supports to meet the needs of the population
      • Arrange and coordinate meetings, attend community programs, events etc. to build good will

10% Ministry Documentation Support

      • Input and maintain up-to-date, accurate entries to the Mission-Tracker system or other necessary documentation vehicles as deemed appropriate and as directed
      • Prepare written and statistical reports, as needed

5% Other duties as assigned

      • Support the other work of the CFRC whenever possible
      • Attend work-related meetings, events within and outside of normal working hours
      • Must seek opportunities for on-going professional development and acquire necessary training, CEU hours as required for licensure and/or to remain relevant and current

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

      • MSW with two years, or BSW Degree with three years, of related work experience
      • Conversational proficiency in both Spanish and English. Ability to use language and terminology common in the provision of social work in both languages.
      • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
      • Ability to utilize the internet and other venues for research and understand how to garner resources
      • Possess excellent skills, as it relates to results orientation, critical and creative thinking
      • Demonstrated skills in working effectively with diverse clients from various backgrounds, ethnicities educational and financial challenges
      • Must be flexible and adaptable in meeting the needs of the client and Ministry
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
      • Motivated and willing to engage in the team-work process
      • Capacity to work independently, prioritize and meet deadlines
      • Physical Demands: The position is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking, and the ability to intermittently kneel down, stoop, bend at the waist, twist at the waist and reach, or sit for long periods of time. Ability to lift up to 20 lbs. (boxes, paper, office supplies, etc.).
      • Ability to operate standard office equipment (copier, fax, printers, multi-line phone systems).
      • Must have good vision to read print and a computer screen.
      • Ability to hear and speak to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone.
      • Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to include repetitive keyboarding, grasping, and reaching to operate a computer keyboard, mouse and/or standard office equipment.
      • Agreement with and commitment to Central Union Mission’s mission and statement of faith required. Committed Christian and currently active in a local Christian church required.

For more information or to apply for this position please contact Carrie Kelley at ckelley@missiondc.org .


 

 

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