CAREERS

CAREERS AT OPEN M

Understanding People, Understanding Poverty (UP) Program Coordinator

About OPEN M

The mission of OPEN M, a Christian ministry, is to provide pathways out of poverty for all by feeding the hungry, caring for the sick, and strengthening the community. Our vision is to be a community leader in breaking the cycle of poverty and transforming lives, one person and one family at a time. Our core programs include the Free Medical Clinic, food programs, and CWC, a holistic employment service.

Understanding People, Understanding Poverty (UP) is a new program at OPEN M, in partnership with Summit County Jobs and Family Services. The program consists of two sessions per week, focused on: preparing participants for sustainable employment by focusing on job-readiness and soft skills, assisting participants in understanding poverty and eliminating barriers, and assisting participants in job referrals. Class topics include: building confidence, eliminating barriers, conflict resolution, communication skills, employer expectations, standing out, mental health, and more. The audience will comprise of Able Body Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD). Jobs and Family Services currently has about 1600 clients in this category, and about 30% to 40% of work eligible clients are expected to come through the program.

Reports To

Community Works Connection Manager

Job Type

Full-time, 40 hours per week

Compensation and Benefits

$18.10/hour
OPEN M does not offer health insurance.

 Teach classes and facilitate activities

 Develop and improve curriculum

 Facilitate speakers

 Review assessments

 Assist with job referrals

 Collect and evaluate program statistics

 Supervise a part-time assistant

Passion for OPEN M’s vision and mission

 Previous teaching experience required

 Understanding of individuals living in generational and situational poverty required

 Previous experience with Getting Ahead and Bridges Out of Poverty concepts preferred

 Creative and engaging oral communication skills

 High degree of emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills

 Able to manage time, to be on time and to meet deadlines

 Able to work independently and willing to seek advice when needed

 Receptive to staff input

 Ability to think outside the box

 Excellent organizational skills

1. Submit resume to n.kreis@openm.org

2. Submit a cover letter, including the following information:

• Summary of your background and relevant experience

• Explanation of how you connect to our mission

• Explanation of why you are the best fit for this position

• Contact information and the best time to reach you

Background check and drug screen required. No calls or walk-ins. EOE/M/F/D/V

Join OPEN M’s fight to provide pathways out of poverty for all!

Understanding People, Understanding Poverty (UP) Program Assistant

About OPEN M

The mission of OPEN M, a Christian ministry, is to provide pathways out of poverty for all by feeding the hungry, caring for the sick, and strengthening the community. Our vision is to be a community leader in breaking the cycle of poverty and transforming lives, one person and one family at a time. Our core programs include the Free Medical Clinic, food programs, and CWC, a holistic employment service.

Understanding People, Understanding Poverty (UP) is a new program at OPEN M, in partnership with Summit County Jobs and Family Services. The program consists of two sessions per week, focused on: preparing participants for sustainable employment by focusing on job-readiness and soft skills, assisting participants in understanding poverty and eliminating barriers, and assisting participants in job referrals. Class topics include: building confidence, eliminating barriers, conflict resolution, communication skills, employer expectations, standing out, mental health, and more. The audience will comprise of Able Body Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD).

Reports To

UP Program Coordinator

Job Type

Part-time, 25 hours per week

Compensation and Benefits

$12.91/hour
OPEN M does not offer health insurance.

Assist Program Coordinator

 Assist with facilitation of classes and activities

 Assist with clerical tasks

 Assist with scheduling speakers

 Assist with reviewing assessments

 Assist with job referrals

 Assist with collecting and evaluating program statistics

 Periodically teach classes

Passion for OPEN M’s vision and mission

 Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills required

 Previous teaching experience preferred

 Understanding of individuals living in generational and situational poverty preferred

 Previous experience with Getting Ahead and Bridges Out of Poverty concepts preferred

 High degree of emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills

 Able to manage time, to be on time and to meet deadlines

 Able to work independently and willing to seek advice when needed

 Receptive to staff input

1. Submit resume to n.kreis@openm.org

2. Submit a cover letter, including the following information:

• Summary of your background and relevant experience

• Explanation of how you connect to our mission

• Explanation of why you are the best fit for this position

• Contact information and the best time to reach you

Background check and drug screen required. No calls or walk-ins. EOE/M/F/D/V

Join OPEN M’s fight to provide pathways out of poverty for all!

OPEN M IS HERE TO MEET YOUR NEEDS.

Our mission is to build bridges out of poverty by fostering health, wellness and nutrition for the body; education for the mind; and hope, joy and spiritual growth for the soul. We do this by offer five programs to the community, all with the common goal of breaking the cycle of poverty and improving the health of the community, one family at a time.

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CWC

Community Works Connection (CWC) offers a 5-day workshop focusing on job readiness, financial literacy, getting and keeping a full-time job.

FOOD PROGRAMS

Food programs help you feed your family with emergency food assistance, hot lunches, and monthly food giveaways.

MEDICAL CLINIC

Free Medical Clinic that provides primary healthcare, with a range of specialties to those without health insurance.

OTHER SERVICES

We host other services like A.A. throughout the year.

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