Careers

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Place of Hope invests in our employees by offering comprehensive health and life insurance options, paid time off, state-of-the-art fitness center access, and more! View our current employment opportunities by choosing a department below. Application instructions are at the bottom of the webpage. 

ADVANCEMENT ASSOCIATE

POSITION PURPOSE

Responsible for advancement and development of the organization.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent advancement field experience and one year relevant experience
  • General knowledge of advancement and development in an organization
  • Flexibility to oversee and coordinate various advancement and development responsibilities
  • Computer proficiency: Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Manage the advancement events, committees, and projects.
  • Create advancement initiatives and campaigns.
  • Develop relationships with donors and volunteers to promote fundraising for the organization.
  • Ensure all advancement and fundraising policies, procedures, rules, regulations, standards, and operating protocol are in compliance.
  • Represent the organization with excellent public relations.
  • Manage day to day general business affairs, to include but not be limited to coordination of   interaction with vendors, suppliers, service providers, regulatory agencies, donors, and volunteers.
  • Required to attend, lead, and support all organization events.

LOCATION

Openings in Palm Beach Gardens and Boca Raton

EVENTS SPECIALIST

POSITION PURPOSE

Responsible for planning and leading signature and ancillary events to advance the organization.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent community relations and advancement experience and one-year relevant experience
  • General knowledge of planning events including but not limited to maintaining a budget, working with vendors and volunteers, tracking RSVPs, seating management, and running day of event logistics
  • Flexibility to oversee and coordinate various advancement and development responsibilities
  • Ability to plan and lead several projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency in multitasking
  • Computer proficiency: Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Plan and lead assigned signature events, committees, and applicable projects of the organization.
  • Create, maintain and lead advancement initiatives and campaigns.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with donors and volunteers to promote fundraising for the organization.
  • Meet or exceed established deadlines.
  • Ensure all advancement and fundraising policies, procedures, rules, regulations, standards, and operating protocol are in compliance.
  • Represent the organization with excellent public relations.
  • Ensure all advancement and fundraising policies, procedures, rules, regulations, standards, and operating protocol are in compliance.
  • Must be able to work under tight schedules and possess the ability to effectively handle pressure associated with deadlines.
  • Manage day to day general business affairs, to include but not be limited to coordination of   interaction with vendors, suppliers, service providers, regulatory agencies, donors, and volunteers.
  • Required to attend, lead, and support all organization events or other tasks, as assigned.

LOCATION

Openings in Palm Beach Gardens and Boca Raton

COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING SPECIALIST

POSITION PURPOSE

Responsible for overall writing and communications. Responsible for website, portal and database management, as well as social media content development, writing, scheduling and posting for the organization. Responsible for general business affairs and inventory. Responsible for tracking all graphics/communications requests.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent communications work experience and one-year relevant experience
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written
  • Strong general knowledge of communications and advancement
  • Social media experience
  • Flexibility to various communications responsibilities
  • Computer proficiency: Word, Excel, Outlook and proficient in social media platforms, graphic design software, Canva, database software, and WordPress.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Create all written communications and designs for organization’s social media platforms.
  • Create and design written materials for all fundraising events, events, and marketing campaigns.
  • Create and design written materials for all marketing channels for various projects.
  • Create written communications for the organization’s website.
  • Manage the organization’s website upkeep.
  • Develop and design written graphics and visual communications materials for advertising and marketing.
  • Manage all social media platforms for the organization.
  • Create designs for all manners of communication for the organization.
  • Ensure all written, graphics and visual communications, development and fundraising policies, procedures, rules, regulations, standards, and operating protocol are in compliance.
  • Responsible for day to day general business affairs, to include but not be limited to coordination of interaction with vendors, suppliers, service providers, regulatory agencies, donors, and volunteers.
  • Required to attend and coordinate at all organization events.
  • Manage with CEO and Director of Advancement donor relation strategies.

COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING ASSISTANT (PART TIME)

POSITION PURPOSE

Responsible social media stories and reel creation, scheduling and posting for the organization. Effectively communicate engaging content. Advance the mission of the organization through social media and affiliated platforms.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent communications work experience and one-year relevant experience
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written
  • Strong general knowledge of communications and advancement
  • Strong social media experience with stories and reels
  • Flexibility to perform various communications responsibilities
  • Computer proficiency: Word, Excel, Outlook and proficient in social media platforms, social media video creation and editing apps

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Create all stories and reels for organization’s social media platforms.
  • Schedule and manage the stories and reels for the organization’s social media platforms.
  • Ensure all reels and stories meet all organization standards and are in compliance.
  • Suggest additional campaigns or channels to communicate engaging content.
  • Coordinate with Director of Advancement stories and reels content creation and strategies.

SENIOR DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE

POSITION PURPOSE

Responsible for managing all components required for the successful transition of the KidSanctuary campus.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant advancement and development experience and three years relevant experience
  • Strong general knowledge of advancement in an organization
  • Flexibility to manage various advancement responsibilities
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written
  • Computer proficiency: Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Manage all components of the transition of the KidSanctuary campus.
  • Responsible for developing an onboarding strategy for a successful, comprehensive, and sustainable transition.
  • Ensure all applicable policies, procedures, rules, regulations, standards and operating protocol are in compliance.
  • Manage day to day general business affairs, to include but not be limited to applicable coordination of   interaction with vendors, suppliers, service providers, regulatory agencies, donors, and volunteers.

PART TIME GRANT WRITER

POSITION PURPOSE

Responsible for researching new grant prospects, writing requests, and maintaining current relationships.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school degree and two years grant writing experience.
  • Flexibility to oversee and coordinate prioritization of high volume responsibilities with tight deadlines.
  • Computer proficiency: Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Establish new grant opportunities and proposal completions.
  • Maintain existing grant relationships with excellence in all communication.
  • Must have excellent writing skills with attention to specific requested detail.
  • Must be able to work under tight schedules and possess the ability to effectively handle pressure associated with deadlines.
  • Successful delivery in grant tracking, processing and reporting.
  • Ensure all activities and engagements with prospective grantors and current grantors are handled with excellence and meet standards and policies.

IT HELP DESK

POSITION PURPOSE

To provide support of all IT related functions including, but not limited to email, internet, phones, and cable.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree, relevant trade education or equivalent IT experience
  • Computer proficiency: Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Great organizational skills.
  • Maintain compliance with policies, procedures, rules, regulations, standards and operating protocol at all times.
  • Maintain accurate logs and basic written records of work performed.
  • Inventory supplies and materials.
  • Ability to troubleshoot basic IT support issues, i.e. printer and internet connection.
  • Proper use of equipment and safety standards at all times.
  • Capable of periodically lifting heavy objects.
  • Able to respond appropriately to changes in direction or unexpected situations.
  • Ability to setup a computer per the agency’s requirements.

IT SUPPORT SPECIALIST

POSITION PURPOSE

Responsible for maintaining working order of all IT related functions including, but not limited to email, Internet, phones, and cable.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent IT experience and two years relevant IT experience
  • Strong general knowledge of IT operations in an organization
  • Knowledge and experience with HIPAA compliant environments
  • Experience working with onsite data servers
  • Flexibility to oversee and coordinate various IT operational responsibilities
  • Computer proficiency: Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work under tight schedules and possess the ability to effectively handle pressure associated with deadlines and crisis situations.
  • Ability to troubleshoot IT related issues quickly and accurately.
  • Manage IT support staff.
  • Monitor and maintain Agency Cyber Security protocols.
  • Create and update IT policies.
  • Maintain accurate logs and basic written records of work performed.
  • Ensure all regulatory compliance policies, procedures, rules, regulations, standards, and operating protocol are met within appropriate timeframes.
  • Install and maintain all software and hardware updates needed to ensure productivity and security.
  • Proper use of equipment and safety standards at all times.
  • Capable of periodically lifting heavy objects.
  • Able to respond appropriately to changes in direction or unexpected situations.
  • Liaise on construction projects ensuring proper preparation for future IT needs.

SHADE TREE OUTREACH PREVENTION SPECIALIST

POSITION PURPOSE

Responsible for overseeing the Shade Tree outreach program.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or a related area and at least one year of experience in human services or child welfare programs.
  • Strong general knowledge of child and youth development and the child welfare system, prevention
  • Flexibility to facilitate various program responsibilities
  • Computer proficiency: Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Create and supervise all components of the program, employees, clients, volunteers, donors, and vendors.
  • Create and maintain a safe, neutral environment where children can build safe and healthy relationships with non-custodial parents and/or other relatives.
  • Implement and follow all program policies.
  • Responsible for recruiting.
  • Ensure all program policies, procedures, rules, regulations, standards, and operating protocol are in compliance with organization and all regulations at all times.
  • Ensure all safety and security measures are followed at all times.
  • Maintain tracking to ensure all pertinent contractual requirements are met.
  • Management of charts, policies, trainings, and applicable contract compliance to assure that best practices are in place and being utilized at all times.
  • Attend applicable training workshops and training programs to meet requirements.
  • Tracking all services provided for client prevention statistics.
  • Utilize resources available to help provide clients with accessory resources to aide in prevention.
  • Manage day to day general business affairs, to include but not be limited to coordination of   interaction with vendors, service providers, regulatory agencies, donors, and volunteers.

PROFESSIONAL HOUSE PARENT

POSITION PURPOSE

Responsible for parenting a cottage of six foster clients within the Program Cottages.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent and at least two years relevant child care experience
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Strong general knowledge of child and youth development and the child welfare system
  • Flexibility to handle various program responsibilities
  • Computer proficiency: Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Ensure all care of all clients, procedures, rules, regulations, standards, and operating protocol are in compliance with organizational and contractual policies and DCF regulations at all times.
  • Maintain accurate record keeping in charts, logbooks, records and licensing compliance to assure that best practices are in place and being utilized at all times.
  • Maintain all required trainings within required timeframes.
  • Meeting and ensure all physical needs, medical needs, mental health needs, and any other areas of growth and concern of clients, including necessary crisis intervention.
  • Respond to emergencies as per emergency plans and protocol.
  • Provide on-going monitoring and supervision of all clients at all times.
  • Assure safe environment for residents, employees, and visitors. Consider the safety aspects of household conditions and activities. Report any safety concerns in writing to the Director of Clinical Services.
  • Instruct clients in independent living skills such as obtaining employment, comparative shopping, use of public transportation, and other necessary skills.
  • Provide and model proper upkeep and cleanliness of home, furnishings, and agency vehicles.
  • Schedule medical appointments, including but not limited to annual physical exams and twice per year dental cleaning/exam, therapists, and ancillary services. Provide for employee supervision as appropriate. Seek out and review information related to these appointments and initiate proper follow up actions.
  • Provide transportation to appointments/sessions (and in medical emergencies as appropriate).
  • Care for clients that are homebound due to illness, school discipline, holidays, vacation, or breaks.
  • Provide input into development of individual service plans, goals, and outcome measurements with guidance from the Director of Clinical Services and in accordance with the program.
  • Support the social, educational, moral, emotional, spiritual, and cultural growth for all clients and act in the capacity of role model for these areas of development.
  • Proactively compliment and encourage clients on doing something well in order to build self-confidence and respect. Describe appropriate skills and behaviors and practice same.

DIRECT CARE PROVIDER

POSITION PURPOSE

Responsible for providing direct care and supervision for clients.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma and at least one year relevant program experience
  • General knowledge of child welfare and client care
  • Flexibility to handle various child welfare and foster care client responsibilities
  • Computer proficiency: Proficient in Word and Outlook

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Provide for the total care, teaching, nurturing, training, guiding, and supervision of a specific assigned group of clients.
  • Maintain compliance with policies, procedures, rules, regulations, standards, and operating protocol at all times.
  • Maintain home management, security, and required documentation.
  • Complete all internal and DCF on-line incident reports as required.
  • Responsible for meeting and ensuring all physical needs, medical needs, mental health needs, and any other areas of growth and concern of clients.
  • Provide proper transportation for clients.
  • Provide crisis intervention services as needed.
  • Participate in all required trainings within required timeframe.
  • Participate in agency activities and development initiatives.
  • Coordinate day to day general business affairs, to include but not be limited to coordination of the administrative offices, functions and other support employees, as well as interaction with vendors, suppliers, service providers, regulatory agencies, donors, and volunteers.

LOCATION

Palm Beach Gardens

PROFESSIONAL RELIEF PARENT

POSITION PURPOSE

Responsible for parenting a cottage of six foster clients within the Program Cottages of the organization.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent and at least two years relevant child care experience
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Strong general knowledge of child and youth development and the child welfare system
  • Flexibility to handle various program responsibilities
  • Computer proficiency: Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Ensure all care of all clients, procedures, rules, regulations, standards, and operating protocol are in compliance with organizational and contractual policies and DCF regulations at all times.
  • Maintain accurate record keeping in charts, logbooks, records and licensing compliance to assure that best practices are in place and being utilized at all times.
  • Maintain all required trainings within required timeframes.
  • Responsible for meeting and ensuring all physical needs, medical needs, mental health needs, and any other areas of growth and concern of clients, including necessary crisis intervention.
  • Respond to emergencies as per emergency plans and protocol.
  • Provide on-going monitoring and supervision of all clients at all times.
  • Assure safe environment for residents, employees, and visitors. Consider the safety aspects of household conditions and activities. Report any safety concerns in writing to the Director of Clinical Services.
  • Instruct clients in independent living skills such as obtaining employment, comparative shopping, use of public transportation, and other necessary skills.
  • Provide and model proper upkeep and cleanliness of home, furnishings, and agency vehicles.
  • Provide transportation to appointments/sessions (and in medical emergencies as appropriate).
  • Care for clients that are homebound due to illness or school discipline.
  • Provide input into development of individual service plans, goals, and outcome measurements with guidance from the Director of Clinical Services and in accordance with the program.
  • Support the social, educational, moral, emotional, spiritual, and cultural growth for all clients and act in the capacity of role model for these areas of development.
  • Proactively compliment and encourage clients on doing something well in order to build self-confidence and respect. Describe appropriate skills and behaviors and practice same.
  • Implement consequences or nonphysical discipline for appropriate or inappropriate behaviors in accordance with program.
  • Teach clients appropriate social skills such as following instructions, giving and accepting feedback, greeting and conversational skills, helping others, and proper manners.
  • Assist with providing moral and educational development for clients in their care.
  • Attend or take clients to enriching services, extracurricular activities, meetings and events.
  • Monitor school attendance and assess performance to ensure academic success for all clients.
  • Ensure clients’ participation in tutoring, remediation and/or special academic programs as needed.
  • Coordinate/schedule tutors, mentors, and other volunteers.

Steps to Apply

Please fax your resume and cover letter to (561) 453-0809 or email to [email protected]. Be sure to indicate which position you are applying for in your cover letter. Submitted resumes for the posted positions are in various stages of processing. Please check posts to learn if processing has concluded, as filled positions will be removed. All posted positions are full time unless otherwise indicated.

 

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