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Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood Now Hiring!

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Looking for a job in the Central Neighborhood? Have your high school diploma or GED? Would you be interested in providing support to the staff and Director of Promise Neighborhood? If you have answered yes, then check out this job opportunity!  BBC is a member of the Promise Neighborhood Advisory Committee and we are pleased to share this information with interested residents.

SUMMARY:  Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood(CCPN)is a neighborhood-based initiative transforming the educational and developmental outcomes of children in the Central Neighborhood of Cleveland, closing gaps in achievement and creating cradle-to-career supports for all youth and families.The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland serves as the convener of this collaborative process consisting of multiple partners including residents, community service providers and large public systems.While several positions are staff positions of the Foundation, a community-based Promise Neighborhood Advisory Board provides strategic direction with substantive input and guidance for the entire project.

POSITION SUMMARY:The Promise Specialist works closely with the Promise Director, provides support for Promise staff, and manages the day-to-day operations/activities in a fast- paced office environment, and provides support and assistance with the activities of CCPN. The Promise Specialist highest priority is maintaining and managing the meeting and event schedule for the Promise Director and supporting the Promise staff and team. This person must have strong attention to details,well organized,and must have effective written and verbal communication skills.  Other responsibilities include:

  • Maintain Promise Director’s schedule and provide weekly updates and details (preparing and planning materials,provide location, parking, and directions, etc.) planning and committee meetings for the Promise Director.
  • Develop, maintain, and update an office-wide calendar of meetings,programs, and events.
  • Provide clerical support for Promise staff such as assisting with program/project development
  • Attend, record, and maintain advisory board and committee notes.
  • Maintain and update advisory board, committees, and sub-committees member list.
  • Maintain and update Promise staff directory(e.g. office and cell numbers,).
  • Strong writing, drafting, and editing skills.
  • Provide support for ETO data collection and management
  • Assist with and provide support for all CCPN community special events.
  • Assist with and co-develop committee meeting agendas. Make appropriate copies.
  • Provide and ensure all logistical arrangements for meetings and programs are made;
  • Maintain budgets for all special events, committee meetings, etc.
  • Make arrangements with caterers for food and beverages ;provide supplies and assist with set-up and tear-down of events
  • Develop operational procedures for using the phone system, copier, and other technological equipment.
  • General office support: phone, filing, typing, email, Microsoft Office knowledge, scheduling appointments, maintaining staff mailboxes
  • Maintain  and inventory all Promise materials and  supplies to ensure materials a well-stocked inventory.

 

REQUIREMENTSMust be a quick learner, takes initiative, and can be an independent worker. Also, must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced office. A vehicle is necessary as there are some off-site meetings.

 

ACCOUNTABILITY:The Promise Specialist will report to the Promise Director

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  •  Must have a high school diploma or its equivalent (GED).
  •  2-3 years working in a highly professional and fast-paced environment.
  •  Ability to communicate and work with different stakeholders. Central experience is preferred.
  •  Capacity to work independently and with supervision.
  • Commitment to the goal  and vision of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and the Promise Neighborhood Initiative.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  College degree preferred
  • Information technology(IT) skills;
  • Ability to provide first line support for IT issues and act as a liaison between staff and IT assistance.

Residents of the Central Neighborhood with experience and strong leadership skills are highly encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume by June 27, 2014 to Sandra Golden at sgolden@socfcleveland.org

Please indicate the position Promise Specialist, Promise in the subject line of the email.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

 

All inquiries will be kept confidential

It is the Foundation’s policy not to notify candidates if they are not selected until the final candidate is chosen.

Interviews will begin immediately!

 

Now Hiring! Help BBC with its work in Anton Grdina School

Monday, June 9th, 2014

BBC is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member to serve a one-year term assisting with the wrap-around school model at Anton Grdina k-8 School in the Kinsman neighborhood.

This person will work on expanding the Homework Help Program, as well as developing and supporting additional in-school and after-school programs and events that promote student academic achievement.

For more information on how to apply, click here:

http://www.bbcdevelopment.org/outreach/opportunities/employment/

Please spread the word!

Bridgeport Mobile Market Now HIRING!

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

If you have seen the Bridgeport Mobile Market in your neighborhood, then you know that it is doing a great thing for the community! The market, which launched in June 2013, is currently taking applications for an operator assistant.

 

Position Summary:
The purpose of the Bridgeport Mobile Market is to provide fresh food access to residents in the ward 5 community and surrounding neighborhoods. The Bridgeport Mobile Market Assistant will assist in all the daily functions of the mobile market. The operator will need assistance with picking up and receiving deliveries of produce from vendors, stocking shelves, driving the truck to assigned destinations, promoting sales, operating the cash register, managing inventory, quality control , and clean as needed. Strong interpersonal skills and positive attitude are a must!

Position Requirements:

  • Must have basic math skills for handling cash transactions and counting inventory
  • Self-motivated with strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven sales ability
  • Ability to work with minimal direction
  • Be able to work flexible shifts
  • Valid OH driver’s license
  • Committed to the mission of the Bridgeport Mobile Market
  • Able to work in cool environment for a long duration
  • Able to work year round (Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m., with possible weekends)

Physical Requirements:

  • Bending
  • Carrying up to 50 pounds
  • Pulling
  • Standing

To Apply:
Interested applicants must forward a cover letter and resume to Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc., 7201 Kinsman Road, Suite 104, Cleveland, OH 44104, email to smullins@bbcdevelopment.org, or fax to 216-341-2683

Apply now for BBC’s High School Internship Position!

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Open now for the Fall Semester, BBC’s High School Internship Program is perfect for HS Seniors looking for some part time work in the neighborhood, and experience in the field of community development.

Our High School Intern assists full-time staff members on program intake and management.  They assist staff in file preparation, document management, data tracking, program promotion and community event planning, and other general office duties.

Applicant requirements:

MUST BE A HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR RESIDING IN CLEVELAND’S WARD 5 NEIGHBORHOOD

Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel.

Moderate typing skills.

Favorable interpersonal skills and the ability to complete tasks efficiently. Must also be dependable.

Ability to work at minimum 10 hours per week.

If you, or a HS Senior you know, would like to apply please click on this link  http://www.bbcdevelopment.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/High-School-Internship-Application1.pdf

Feel free to call our office at 216-341-1455 for more information

Learn About Job Opportunities at Green City Growers – Greenhouse!

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Green City Growers - Tour and Meeting

Find out more about future job opportunities opening to Central Residents through Green City Growers!

The Greenhouse will open in November 2012 and will begin hiring employees in October!

If you would like to apply or learn more about this exciting opportunity, we encourage you to attend these meetings.

April 28th – Horticulture tour-
Learn what the Green City Growers facilility will look like and how it will operate
Adults only – meet at Trinity Commons Parking Lot 2 10:30am – 2:30pm
2230 Prospect Ave
Tour the Gardens at the Galleria, and Rid-All Partnership
*Lunch Provided and Registration REQUIRED* (see below)
 
May 8th – Community Meeting
Trinity Commons – Cathedral Room
2230 Euclid Ave
6pm to 8pm
Learn about Job Opportunities,  the construction schedule, and what it means to be a part of a worker – owned company.
No registration required – Adults only please
 
To sign up:
-email admin@evergreencooperatives.com
-call 216.268.0200
-pick up a registration form at Burten, Bell, Carr Development Inc
7201 Kinsman Rd. Suite 104

*Please sign up by Tuesday April 24th!*

 
 

 

Youth Summer Job Opportunity–Cleveland Green Corps!

Monday, February 13th, 2012

You can earn a paycheck and save money for college!

You can make new friends!

You can learn about gardening, business, healthy living and culinary skills!

You can do anything you put your mind to!

Green Corps is a seasonal work-study program for high school youth in Cleveland. Students work to maintain Learning Farms, harvest and sell produce at markets, and help produce Ripe from Downtown Salsa.

Throughout the season, these youth learn life skills, agriculture and horticulture skills, business skills, and environmental stewardship. Students work together to learn how to make their own lives and their communities better.

You can take action and make a difference in the world!

You can have a fun summer job!

You can make Cleveland and your neighborhood a better place!

You can work and make a positive difference in your community!

Apply for the program by March 30, 2012.

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http://www.cbgarden.org/green_corps.html

 

 

Join the Rid-All Green Partnership and Will Allen on July 14!

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Join the Rid-All Green Partnership and Will Allen
to dedicate Cleveland’s Growing Power
Environmental Science Commercial Urban
Ag riculture Training Center
July 14, 2011
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, July 14, 2011
East 81st Street and Otter Ave., Cleveland

This event, hosted by noted urban farmer Will Allen, will feature an interactive tour
of the center’s greenhouse, hoop houses and more, with stations on:
— Composting and soil delivery
— Crop selection, management and maintenance
— Aquaponics and the center’s connection to Growing Power
— Environmental justice and community outreach
— Plans for the Forgotten Triangle and urban agriculture
— Green in the Ghetto youth and community engagement
— Food distribution and partnerships

RSVP by July 12 at http://ridalldedication.eventbrite.com.

Supporting partners include: Burten, Bell, Carr Development Corporation; JPMorgan Chase Foundation;
Sirna and Sons Produce; Sisters of Charity Health System; and Sodexo.
Rid-All Green Partnership members:
Rid-All Exterminating Corp., Growing Power,
Environmental Health Watch, PolicyBridge,
Neighborhood Leadership Institute, Green in the
Ghetto, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland

Greenhouse being developed in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

A new greenhouse is being developed in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood.  The project is featured in the Plain Dealer.  Click the link below to read the article.

http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2010/07/cleveland_foundation_seeks_to.html

Free Seminar: Cost of Incarceration

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Cost of Incarceration

Reforming Ohio’s Criminal Justice System

Thursday, April 22, 2010, 7:30 p.m.

Max Wohl Civil Liberties Center

4506 Chester Ave., Cleveland OH 44103

Ohio is one of the largest prison states in the nation, with prisons built to hold 38,665 people, but currently housing nearly 51,000

Attend a panel discussion on the disastrous consequences of “tough on crime” policies that have led Ohio to incarcerate people by the masses resulting in a strain to the state budget.

Panelists include:

  • Terry Collins, former director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections.
  • Shakyra Diaz, education director for the ACLU of Ohio.
  • Edward Little, criminal/juvenile justice consultant. 

Free and open to the public.

To RSVP, call (216) 472-2220 or email

contact@acluohio.org

 

Keep Cleveland Working–Job Fair

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

The Call and Post Newspaper is hosting a Diversity Career and Education Fair on November 15th, 2007 @ the Hilton Garden Inn, located at 1100 Carnegie Avenue in Downtown Cleveland, Ohio. The fair will take place from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Expected Employers include:

Intercontinental Hotel
Indiana Weslyan College
John Carroll University Butler School of Business
John Carroll University Graduate School
Lincoln Electric
MetroHealth
Myers University
Ohio Investigative Unit
Ohio Lottery
Ohio National Guard
Radio One
US Steel Corporation
Vocational Guidance
Wal-Mart

…and more. For more information call 791-7600 ext . 245.