VISTA Community Engagement Coordinator
The AmeriCorps VISTA Community Engagement Coordinator will develop strategies and pilot programming that focuses on social capital development and brings together community members and families across the racial/socioeconomic divide in our neighborhood. This VISTA’s service will enable us to take the next step in harnessing diversity through programming that engages neighbors from all backgrounds and experiences, helping families to achieve economic mobility and, ultimately, break the cycle of poverty.
Early Childhood Education Director
United South End Settlements (USES) seeks an experienced Early Childhood Education (ECE) Director to provide oversight and leadership for the Early Childhood Education Program. The Director has overall responsibility for all operational, quality and financial aspects of the early childhood education program and must demonstrate excellence in leadership, communication and professionalism.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing organization and drive the fundraising activities related to corporate, foundation, and government grants for USES. The Development Associate is a frontline fundraiser and project manager with strong writing skills and a desire to build external relationships. S/he will work in collaboration with USES’s program staff to develop a deep understanding of USES’s program model, its impact, and the successes of our participants. S/he will research trends in philanthropy and data relevant to our programs and outcomes. The Development Associate will take responsibility for ambitious targets for revenue growth and develop the relationships necessary to secure funding and achieve our goals. In joining our growing development staff, there is an opportunity to work closely with a team of committed development and marketing professionals and learn from the expertise of experienced mentors. The Development Associate reports to and partners with the Vice President of Development.
Job Coach/Job Developer
USES currently offers a workforce training program targeting entry-level placement and advancement in administrative positions. Reporting to the Director of Workforce Readiness, the Job Coach/Job Developer is responsible for job development and placement services, employer relations, job readiness instruction, and career counseling for participants in our administrative office training program. This training enrolls 12-15 participants in three cycles/year.
Back Up Food Service Coordinator
The broad goal of the youth programs at USES is to meet the individual needs of children and families by providing physical, intellectual, emotional, and social experiences. Under the supervision of the Director of Early Childhood Education, the Food Service Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the food-service program including the implementation of all applicable health, sanitary, and safety regulations, menu creation, inventory management, delivery, and clean-up for meals as described below.
Early Childhood Education Toddler Classroom Teacher
Teachers teach in teams with low child-to-adult ratios. We offer rich and compressive individual/family health, dental, and vision coverage, 2-plus weeks’ vacation per year, tuition reimbursement, and competitive salaries. Fulltime Classroom teachers work 35-hours per week and these positions require:
• DEEC infant/toddler certification.
• CDA or Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field is preferred.
• Experience with observation and screening and assessment tools a major plus.
Early Childhood Education Preschool Teacher (2 vacancies)
Reporting to the Director of Early Childhood Education, the Full-Time Preschool Teacher will work in various classrooms as needed. The children range in ages from 2 years 9 months to 6 years. The position is full-time (35 hours/week) Monday through Friday.
Early Childhood Education Floating Teacher
Reporting to the Director of Early Childhood Education, the ECE Floating Teacher will work in various classrooms as needed. The children range in ages from 2 years 9 months to 6 years.
Early Childhood Education Substitute Teacher
This position reports directly to the Director of Early Childhood Education. This position will assist ECE Teachers in our preschool, toddler and infant classrooms. This position is on an "on-call" basis. Individuals would be on the ECE substitute list and contacted when coverage for a shift is needed. This can be a week long assignment or assignment on a daily basis.
USES seeks part-time Research Interns to support its research activities. Research Interns will research and synthesize the latest research on one or a small portfolio of topics. This position is suitable for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students seeking a project for academic credit through an independent study; one position is available for a stipend. Topics include (but are not limited to) intergenerational poverty, relationship between poverty and stress at home, youth and poverty, and more. Applications are being considered for summer and fall positions with a commitment between 10-15 hours per week.