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Title Group Home Manager
Categories Industry: Group Homes, Industry: Nonprofit, Location: Columbia City, Type: Full Time
Location Columbia City, Indiana
Job Information

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED equivalent
  • 1 yr experience with MRDD
  • 21 years or older
  • Valid Indiana driver’s license and auto insurance

 

Essential Job Functions:

- Supervise Assistant Manager and Direct Support Professionals in the following areas:

a. Training and scheduling
b. Assigning specific duties
c. Disciplinary action as per personnel policies
d. Program development and implementation, medical administration, and documentation
e. Conducting disaster drills
f. General appearance of the house
g. Food preparation & dietary recommendations
h. Clothing purchases and inventory of personal effects

- Supervise all fiscal matters including the following:

a. General purchasing of food, program supplies, and client’s personal effects
b. Petty cash
c. Client’s personal finances
d. Monitors agency budgets
e. Assure management of maintenance needs

- Supervise all medical needs. (Medical/dental appointments, drug administration and ordering.)
- Coordinate recruitment of new staff, and plans and schedules staff training with all group home
managers.
- Provide direct client care as needed (see DSP-CLR job description for essential functions).

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to climb stairs
  • Able to lift 40 lbs.
  • Drive a 12 passenger van
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and reach frequently
  • Physical restraint/redirection of clients.

 

Interested candidates can contact Human Resources via email srubrake@passagesinc.org.

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Title Director of Development – Bridge of Grace Compassionate Ministries Center
Categories Industry: Nonprofit, Location: Fort Wayne, Type: Full Time
Location Fort Wayne
Job Information

Bridge of Grace Compassionate Ministries Center is an inner-city ministry founded in 2010 that serves in a multiethnic community that faces many challenges. The organization’s primary focus is community development. Community development is defined as a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems.

Summary of Position:  The Development Director will work closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors to plan and execute corporate, foundation, individual donor, annual fund, and charitable planned giving programs. This individual will be responsible for day-to-day planning, coordination, oversight and management of the organization’s efforts. The Director of Development is responsible for creating and implementing Bridge of Grace’s fund-raising and marketing strategy, creating best practices and driving all development and public relations efforts of the organization including major gifts, special events, donor cultivation and solicitation, foundation and corporate relations and planned giving.

Duties and responsibilities: 

1. Fundraising – Establishes goals for unrestricted funding sources and enlists support from members of agency Board, staff, and volunteers. Strategizes and orchestrates methods of approach to institutional donors.

2. Annual Fund – Establish an annual fund program to include the development and maintenance of the organization’s mailing list, compose solicitation letters and associated material and inserts. Also to handle the mailing of the correspondence involved. This includes fundraising events and other fundraising tactics and strategies needed included in the annual fund portion of the development plan.

3. Major Gift/Donor Support – Orchestrate major donor, board and special category solicitations and produce support materials with the intent to retain or upgrade gifts when possible. Cultivates donors by producing specialized correspondences, preparing letters of acknowledgment, scheduling and attending in-person visits.

4. Corporate Relations and sponsorships – This involves developing relationships in the corporate community and establishing partnerships that will result in gifts, sponsorships, and service opportunities for them.

5. Database and Records Management – Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintaining mechanized and paper records of contributors. Generate queries, reports, exports and any other collection data as needed. Manage any related vendors.

6. Development & Public Relations – Supervises most development and public affairs matters, particularly the creation of various communications such as the newsletters, brochures, annual report, general PowerPoint presentations, executive correspondences and speeches. Assures update content for website.

7. Planned Giving Program – Track progress of pending Legacy and Bequest gifts. Fulfill requests, produce correspondences and encourage partial/early disbursement where appropriate.

Other duties may be assigned. On an ongoing basis.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree.
• Minimum 3 years experience in development.
• Excellent communication, writing, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks with attention to detail.
• Strong organizational and computer skills.
• Candidate must be able to work as part of a team.
• Candidate should be flexible and adaptable.
• Have own reliable transportation and valid Driver’s License.

Please send a cover letter, resume, three references, and description of your spiritual journey to:

Zis Milentis
Executive Director
Bridge of Grace CMC
5100 Gaywood Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46806
Or email: office@bridgeofgracecmc.org

Or call the office at: 260-744-4446

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Title Community Development Coordinator – Bridge of Grace is a Compassionate Ministries Center
Categories Industry: Nonprofit, Location: Fort Wayne, Type: Full Time
Location Fort Wayne
Job Information

Bridge of Grace is a Compassionate Ministries Center out of Grace Point Church (south campus) with the purpose of transforming lives through the power of Jesus. Pastor Javier Mondragon pioneered the effort to start Grace Point Church, South Campus in 2008. This is an inner city church in southeast Fort Wayne, one of a few with bi-lingual services, and which quickly became multi-ethnic. Bridge of Grace was founded in 2010.

Our organization’s primary focus is community development. Community development is defined as a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems. In order to remain aligned with the vision of Bridge of Grace, we have implemented programs that appropriately focus on our neighborhood’s common problems, which are crime and lack of education. We believe that by providing the programs and resources needed, it will improve the quality of life of the people in our neighborhood.

Summary of Position:

The community development coordinator (CDC) advances community-centered economic development initiatives The Coordinator will collaborate with other non-profit organizations and governmental bodies serving the Bridge of Grace area to identify, secure and coordinate resources necessary to implement priority community development projects. She/he will also conduct research, share information about community development funding opportunities and serve as technical assistant and consultant to the CCDA team in Fort Wayne. The coordinator will follow-up and assure Bridge of Grace commitments to the Christian Community Development Association team is completed. Develop and be an advocate for new programs. Coordinate efforts with partners as needed such as city, business sector, police, City Safety Department, etc. involve in volunteer and student recruitment, evaluate effectiveness, and develop job descriptions.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Oversees coordination of all inquiries for community outreach; responds in a timely and accurate way to community-based groups and partner organizations.
• Shares responsibility for the ongoing maintenance of research and data information; following-up with community meetings or connections, shares information about community resources with the Bridge of Grace team and CCDA team.
• Organizes training and workshops for the community organizations and leaders about how to create strong projects and find potential funding.
• Coordinates and helps implement community and economic development projects.
• Identifies resources to provide technical assistance to community groups in the administration of grants including preparation of required reports and supporting documentation.
• Compile studies, reports, plans and other pertinent information on community
• Initiatives and potential community programs.
• Creates a system for tracking community plans and proposals for cultural and natural resource projects, and develops a project matrix.
• Promotes inter-organizational communication between local, county, state and national stakeholders and funders. Keeps and shares current information on county, state, and federal initiatives.
• Serves as a liaison as needed on boards, meetings, and events.
• Build relationships with individuals and entities in the community identifying formal and informal leadership in communities and holding community convening’s.
• Train the identified leadership in skills pertaining to economic development
• Create tools to determine project readiness and help the community move towards readiness if necessary.
• Develop database of potential funders for economic development projects with a cultural and/or natural resources focus.
• Provide technical assistance to the CCDA team
• Track metrics to determine success of programs.
• Determine barriers to success for community development and seek to eliminate those barriers.
• Strengthen partnerships with organizations and entities engaged in local economic development efforts.
• Assists with general office functions including telephones, financial reports, Administration and other related activities.
• Additional duties as assigned by Executive Director

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in community development, economic development, community planning, public administration, cross-cultural ministries sustainability or other relevant field. If not Bachelor’s Degree experience is require.
• Excellent communication, writing, and interpersonal skills. Experience in outreach preferred.
• Ability to involve and work effectively with community leaders and partner organizations.
• Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks with attention to detail.
• Strong organizational and computer skills.
• Candidate must be able to work as part of a team, and across departments.
• Candidate should be flexible and adaptable.
• Have own reliable transportation and valid Driver’s License.
• Preference given to candidates with grant writing experience.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Zis Milentis
Executive Director
Bridge of Grace CMC
5100 Gaywood Drive
Fort Wayne IN 46806
Or email: office@bridgeofgracecmc.org

Or call the office at: 260-744-4446

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Title Direct Support Professionals – Columbia City
Categories Industry: Nonprofit, Location: Columbia City, Type: Full Time, Type: Part Time
Location Columbia City
Job Information

Direct Support Professionals – Passages, Inc. in Columbia City

Job Description

Passages, Inc. is accepting applications for full and part time Direct Support Professionals who would provide daily living supports for intellectually disabled adults. Shifts available include 2nd, 3rd, and weekends.

Qualifications

  • Applicants must have own reliable transportation with current proof of auto insurance
  • Valid Indiana driver’s license and clean driving record
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds, if necessary
  • Ability to demonstrate home and community safety practices
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule

Applications can be submitted online at http://passagesinc.org/employment-application/ or in person at 301 W. Van Buren Street, 2nd Floor, Columbia City, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. M-F.

 

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