Champions for Children’s greatest asset is the quality and competency of its staff.
Our management philosophy starts with respect for individuals and treating people with dignity, openness, honesty and fairness. Additionally, we share a set of work values focused on performance, independent initiative, good communication and employee development. Our working style is governed by teamwork, and we believe effective service depends on qualified and competent staff who feel integrated into our organization.
Champions for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, national origin, citizenship/immigration status, veteran status or any other protected status. Drug Free WorkPlace.
Champions for Children, Inc. participates in the federal government’s E-Verify program. With E-Verify we are able to confirm the employment authorization of all newly hired employees through an electronic database maintained by the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security. With respect to new hires, the E-Verify process is completed in conjunction with a new hire’s completion of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification upon commencement of employment. E-Verify is not used as a tool to pre-screen candidates. For up-to-date information on E-Verify, go to www.uscis.gov and click the “E-Verify” logo.
Champions for Children, Inc. provides a number of benefit programs for qualifying full time regular staff. These include: Paid time off, 14 paid holidays, health/dental/vision/life insurance, 401 (k) plan with employer match, payroll direct deposit, and supplemental insurance products. (Some benefits are subject to change without notice and benefit entitlement is based on certain eligibility criteria.)
Champions for Children Current Job Openings:
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Email your resume with a cover letter to HR@cfctb.org, write the name of the job you are applying for in the subject line. (No phone calls, please) Job are posted until filled.
1. Child Development Specialist – FT – Baby Bungalow Program
SUMMARY: The Child Development Specialist will design and teach play groups and classes to parents for children between the ages of 0 to 4 years. This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Program Director.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
- Research, design, supervise and/or teach:
- Child development programs/workshops/ playgroups
- Enrichment classes and activities, e.g., music, art, etc.
- Parenting classes
- Some travel around Hillsborough County required
- Meet and greet families
- Phone contact with families, including researching and connecting them with other community resources
- Design publicity flyers and materials
- Post items to and respond to items on the social media page(s)
- Data input
- Collect and process payments for classes
- Participate in continuous quality improvement
- Keeping facility presentable, including:
- Preparing for groups
- Cleaning up after groups
- Organizing resource materials
- Disinfecting toys and keeping them developmentally appropriate
- Keeping up with and purchasing needed supplies
- Other duties, as assigned by Program Director
- Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related education with at least three years of relevant experience
- Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills (e.g., nonjudgmental, objective, reflective, empathetic, patient, tactful)
- Must be sensitive to the culturally diverse population that Champions for Children serves
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
- Strong organizational and record keeping skills
- Must have a reliable car, active auto insurance and valid driver’s license
- Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
- Computer skills, including web browsing, e-mail, internet, and word processing
- Ability to walk, stand, climb stairs, kneel, sit on floor, bend, reach, and manipulate objects; move materials up to 10 pounds on a regular basis; infrequently requiring moving materials weighing up to 20 pounds
- Must be flexible with working hours (some evenings and weekend hours)
2. Director of Development – FT
The Director of Development is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive development program which will include annual giving, major gifts, planned giving and special events for Champions for Children. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development will be responsible for setting and achieving the agency’s fundraising goals and engaging current and potential donors on an ongoing basis. This includes leveraging key relationships throughout the Tampa Bay region. This position also oversees the agency’s marketing and community relations efforts, as well as the agency’s volunteer services.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES, AND TASKS:
- Leads and manages the agency’s overall development efforts to raise revenue in support of the agency’s operating budget.
- Cultivates and nurtures relationships with current and potential corporate and foundation sponsors, as well as individual donors and community partners.
- Plans and develops, in conjunction with the Board of Directors and Executive Director, funding strategies including the agency’s annual giving, major gifts, and planned giving programs.
- Develops and maintains working relationships with Board members to enhance fund raising opportunities.
- Writes, coordinates or assists in the writing of grants in support of overall agency operations, specific department programs and grants oriented toward capacity building.
- Oversees fund raising special events through the Development Associate.
- Manages the Development Department budget.
- Prepares reports as needed.
- Manages the agency’s public communication, including website, media, social media, and newsletters.
- Manages the agency’s donor database.
- Oversees the agency’s Heart to Heart Volunteer Program through the Development Associate.
- Supervises development department staff and provides guidance and direction.
- Maintains good working relationships with other members of the management team and staff.
- Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Public Relations, or related field
- Minimum 4 years of experience with successful fundraising in a nonprofit organization preferably in a social service agency.
- Proven track record of achieving substantial revenue targets as established
- Proven management and leadership capabilities
- Experience working with Senior Level executives
- High energy, positive, “can do” attitude, flexibility, teamwork, and attention to detail: high degree of initiative
- Strong verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively
- Demonstrated ability to think strategically and thorough understanding of strategic development
- Demonstrated ability to prospect, cultivate and manage new donors.
- Strong partnership-building and event planning skills
- Thorough understanding of all components of a diversified fundraising/marketing base
- Good computer skills and knowledge of data base programs. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge a plus.
- Some travel around Hillsborough County required.
- Must be sensitive to the culturally diverse population Champions for Children serves.
- Must have a reliable car, active auto insurance, and valid Florida driver’s license
- Successfully complete a criminal background check, motor vehicle records check and drug screening.
3. Administrative Specialist – FT – Triple P Program
Position Summary: Oversees, coordinates and manages a variety of administrative support functions for community based project and a wide variety of administrative duties including managing inventory, scheduling appointments, data entry, and administrative functions.
- Schedules appointments, meetings and trainings.
- Oversees and performs data entry.
- Assists in the preparation of materials for classes and outreach activities.
- Maintains inventory and maintenance of equipment.
- Maintains class and outreach calendar.
- Functions as the central records clerk; maintains all project records, works with staff to coordinate all paperwork and data collection processes of the project.
- Coordinates staff training events and tracking.
- Creates reports and documents as needed.
- Assists with accreditation and regulatory reporting.
- Attends staff meetings, on-going in-service training and supervision as required.
- Participates on appropriate agency, project and community planning teams.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
- 5 years business/office manager experience
- Work experience in field of child and family education and support services.
- An equivalent combination of training and experience which demonstrates the knowledge skills and ability to perform the duties will be considered.
- Bilingual in English/Spanish an advantage but not required.
- Able to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong computer skills with proficiency in typing and Microsoft Office Suite.
- Strong interpersonal and customer service skills required.
- Detail oriented, with excellent organization skills required.
- Availability to work evenings and weekends, as needed.
- Light physical demands: Regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk and hear. Ability to walk, stand, climb stairs, kneel, bend, reach, and manipulate objects; lift and move materials up to 10 pounds on a regular basis; infrequently require to lift or move materials weighing up to 20 pounds.
- Some travel in the Tampa Bay area; must have a reliable car, active auto insurance, and valid Florida driver’s license.
- Must be sensitive to the culturally diverse population Champions for Children serves.
- Must be able to successfully complete a criminal background check, motor vehicle records check and drug screening.
4. Accounting Manager, FT
SUMMARY: Accounting Manager is responsible for full cycle accounting, including preparation of monthly financial statements and reconciliations, and ensures financial records are maintained in accordance to agency policy and procedures. Works directly with accounting staff and reviews their work. Assist with audits and budgets. Reports to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
- Maintains an integrated accounting software package used to handle accounts payable, receivable, general ledger, and payroll.
- Reconciles balance sheet accounts according to agency policy. Maintains and updates supporting schedules to the financial statements, including supporting schedules for general ledger accounts.
- Maintains and properly records and recognize all monthly revenue sources for both restricted and unrestricted funding. Reviews, codes and records all bank deposits and keeps accurate daily cash ledger and reconciles bank accounts on a monthly basis.
- Supervises Accounting Staff and leads day to day accounting operations. Responsible for completing employee evaluations and ensuring that effective employee development, discipline and recognition system is in place within the framework of CfC’s policies and procedures.Prepare and process monthly journal entries, including all payroll journal entries, and review accounting statements for accuracy. Prepares timely financial statements for internal and external use. Prepares monthly financial reports for program directors and for contract billing of agency programs.
- Performs periodic audits of petty cash accounts.
- Assist the CFO in all matters relating to monthly financial reporting, preparation of the annual agency budget, the annual agency audit, as well as monitoring reviews with funding agencies.
- Perform other related duties as assigned by the CFO.
- Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university, or any other accredited undergraduate degree accompanied by evidence of accounting coursework comparable with the required core courses of an accounting degree program.
- Possess a minimum of 5 years’ progressively responsible experience in an accounting environment managing the general ledger, preparing financial statements, performing routine accounting functions, assisting in budget preparation, payroll preparation, and familiarity with revenue and line item expense allocation across multiple cost centers. Experience in NPO preferred.
- Must be sensitive to the culturally diverse population C.F.C serves.
- Must complete background check and drug test.
5. Educational Puppeteer – PT
Kids on the Block Puppeteers perform interactive safety education puppet shows about Child Abuse Prevention or Bullying Prevention at elementary schools in Hillsborough County. The position generally runs from mid August through early June in connection with the school year. During training the schedule will be 15 hours/week and then 20 hours Monday-Friday when performing shows which may be scheduled anytime between 8:00 am and 2:00 pm. We will train, no prior puppetry experience necessary.
- Memorize necessary child abuse prevention and bullying prevention or program topic information, scripts, topic questions & answers.
- Attend all rehearsals and support co-workers by practicing lines and puppetry skills as a team.
- Perform at schools, community groups and CFC events as scheduled. (possibly a few evening/weekend events)
- Assemble program packets to be distributed to teachers and guidance counselors at each school.
- Observe fellow troupes perform.
- Attend local/regional workshops.
- Routine puppet care and equipment maintenance.
- Follow national KOTB guidelines and CFC contractual agreements.
- Conform to KOTB performance attire standards.
- Complete and submit timely program documentation as required.
- Other duties as assigned.
- High school diploma or equivalent, some college coursework preferred.
- Professional, punctuality, energetic team player, high motivational level and commitment.
- Excellent communication, clear voice, wide range of vocal and expressive skills.
- Ability to quickly and accurately memorize scripts.
- Desire to learn about program topic
- Travel throughout Hillsborough County
- Need reliable vehicle, proof of auto insurance, valid Florida driver’s license and good driving record.
- Physical ability to stand, bend, stoop; good mobility in hands, wrists, shoulders and back to manipulate 3 ft. puppets (7-10 lbs.). Ability to transport and lift a dolly, puppet and prop bags and assemble portable stage, 40lbs.
- Must be sensitive to culturally diverse populations and enjoy teaching young children.
- Must pass level II background check and pre-employment drug screen.
Application process: Email your resume with a cover letter to HR@cfctb.org, write the name of the job you are applying for in the subject line. All resumes will be reviewed for a match of skill, knowledge and abilities. Meeting the required qualifications does not guarantee an interview. Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted by the hiring department; applicants will complete the employment application prior to the interview. Applicants who are interviewed and not selected will be notified by the hiring department when the position has been filled.