Organizational Overview: The YWCA of Greater Miami-Dade is a community-based, not-for-profit service agency, dedicated to the delivery of a wide variety of services and assistance to women, girls and their families. The foundation of the YWCA of Greater Miami-Dade was built in 1919, when a historic group of women raised nearly $2,000 to fund the opening of the this chapter in Miami-Dade County. The YWCA has built a strong reputation as a pioneering women's membership movement and is readily recognizable in South Florida as an organization that focuses its collective power towards the elimination of injustice and prejudice wherever they exist in our community. The following employment opportunities are available at the present time:
FRONT OFFICE COORDINATOR
Responsible for greeting all visitors to headquarters facility, answering and operating telephone system, handing mail incoming and outgoing, photocopying, receives and sends documents via fax and routes to designated staff members, Issues, activates, tracks building entry and exit via access badges and keeps records for billing purposes, schedules use of agency vehicle/s and bills appropriately, tracks facilities maintenance calendar and work orders for all sites; maintains calendar of events and room usage schedule and processes room rental requests and bills appropriately; and administers all other related front office activities. High School required with a minimum of 2 yrs of front office, reception, or related customer/client service experience; good communication skills, bilingual skills in Spanish and/or Creole preferred; cash handling exp. helpful; good knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software (Word, Excel). Must be willing to learn telephone, alarm, and other agency systems software. FDLE/FBI Background check and drug testing required to work in facility.
CONTRACT OUTREACH SPECIALIST-Family Wellness
***This is a short-term contracted position from February 2010 to June 2010
The YWCA's Family Wellness Program educates and provides access to quality health services to women and their families in Miami-Dade with a special focus on minority women. We have provided breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screenings, breast, cervical, colorectal, and all other chronic diseases prevention education, dependable case management and advocacy to underinsured and uninsured women in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.
Position Summary: Responsible to conduct outreach activities and health education sessions with women in designated communities on breast and cervical health and other chronic diseases in a culturally appropriate manner.
Primary Responsibilities: Coordinate and conduct outreach and health education activities in designated communities; Maintains record of educational activities through sign-in sheets and database; Complete pre- and post-test surveys; Prepare monthly health awareness bulletin boards
Qualifications: Degree in Public Health or related field preferred; Bilingual skills in Spanish and/or Creole a plus experience doing presentations and public speaking; Background and knowledge of women's health issues and other chronic diseases preferred; Able to work a flexible schedule and deliver presentations in different areas of Miami-Dade County
OOS Program Coordinator, Youth Division
The YWCA is currently seeking an Out of School Program Coordinator, the individual responsible for coordinating and overseeing the Out of School program offered by the Youth Department, whose duties involve:
Job Responsibilities: Coordinates and oversees the Out Of School Program at multiple sites to ensure grant compliance, data management and staff support. Oversees and monitors assigned After School site locations to assure grant compliance. Collects data from assigned site staff to ensure program efficiency and proper programming methodology. Coordinates multi-site staff meetings. Updates appropriate staff of grant requirements to assure compliance. Monitors program enhancement activities. Checks site staff/participant files. Supervises Program designated staff at various sites. Examines participant attendance sheets. Serves as a facilitator and/or negotiator as needed. Travels to various sites for site monitoring and program enhancements.
Qualifications: Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school a must, Bachelor's preferred; two (2) to four (4) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experienced as a facilitator and negotiator with excellent interpersonal skills a must. Ability to write complex and thorough reports and correspondence. Excellent oral and communication skills necessary. Able to communicate program philosophy, goals and results to external sources. Bilingual translations [English/Spanish], both verbal and written highly desired. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to assess and deal with problems involving people and concepts. To perform this job successfully, an individual should be computer proficient, including knowledge of basic computer software applications and databases.
Candidate will be required to pass FDLE/FBI fingerprinting background check.
Compensation: Grade level ranges currently from $31,300 to $34,400 depending on education/experience. This is a 100% grant funded position. Work hours would typically be Monday-Friday 10am-6pm, but may change as program needs dictate.