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. EDUCATIONAL PUPPETEER (part-time, seasonal school year) 2 positions
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 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.