Job Announcement: The Nurturing Center

Job Title: CACFP Assistant / Special Events/Special Projects Coordinator
Work Hours: Full Time / Split Position 2080 hours annually including occasional weekends

Wage: $10.00 per hour ~ Competitive Benefits Package

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Assist in reading menus for compliance and accuracy
    • Assist in monthly Claim process
    • Conduct parent surveys and complete analysis of responses
    • Provide menu evaluations
    • Maintain provider file records
    • Answer telephone inquiries regarding CACFP
    • Send necessary forms out to program participants
    • Keep accurate records of all paperwork required for program
    • Support and encourage professionalism of child care providers
    • Act in an advocacy role to providers as a liaison between The Nurturing Center and The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
    • Develop supporting resources for providers in nutrition or food safety
    • Maintain Confidentiality
    • Monitor CACFP participant homes as assigned
    • Attend scheduled staff meetings
    • Attend conferences and trainings as required
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Responsible for planning, managing and executing all aspects of Nurturing Center signature event, DreamBuilders Playhouse Raffle and Auction, in collaboration with Executive Director.
    • Meet with sponsors and organizing committees in order to plan scope and format of event. Coordinate and facilitate regular committee meetings. This includes hosting a special “DreamBuilders Kick-off” meeting and a “Thank You Celebration” for committee members.
    • Maintain a strong planning committee. Help each committee member to find an area in which they can contribute.
    • Work collaboratively with Executive Director and Finance Manager to ensure event financial accountability and success, establish and monitor budgets, manage all incoming money and outgoing raffle tickets with a safe and secure system.
    • Recruit, train, schedule, supervise and complete follow-up thank you notes for all volunteers required for event. Make arrangements for Builder plaques and thank you gifts
    • Assist Executive Director in negotiating and booking contracts related to event space
    • Order supplies, arrange food and beverage as needed
    • Oversee Builder recruitment and communication
    • Assist Executive Director in development of corporate sponsors to secure sponsorships, underwriting opportunities, and assistance on all aspects of event
    • Publicity and marketing planning, design & implementation, order event signs, Raffle ticket design, order and plan for sales, coordinate radio and TV spots, place advertising and playhouse winners announcement PSA
    • Make arrangements for playhouse moving/delivery
    • Propose and implement new ideas to improve the event planning and implementation process
    • Conduct post-event evaluations in order to determine how future events could be improved
    • Close out all events to include the full spectrum of on-site clean up, internal finance and guest/sponsor stewardship
    • Coordinate two Annual Appeals and Event Participation
    • Responsible for planning and execution of annual giving initiatives including direct mail, marketing, online direct marketing, e-fundraising
    • Assist Executive director with donor cultivation, donor recognition, and donor stewardship
    • Work with Office Manager to build the Annual Giving Program to acquire, retain and upgrade new and existing donors and ensure information pertaining to annual donors is maintained on database
    • Responsible for managing and coordinating other outside benefits
    • Develop and implement procedures and forms to assure our knowledge of and full support for benefits held for The Nurturing Center
    • Monitor accountability and integrity of organizations holding benefits for The Nurturing Center
    • Other duties and Special Events planning and implementation as assigned such as parades and booths.
    • Coordinate communication with Volunteers.
    • Ability to pass background checks

Minimum Qualifications:

o High School Diploma
o Competent in Microsoft Office applications (including Publisher)
o Analytical skills and good judgment
o Independent and self-motivated
o Good Communication skills
o Organized

Physical Demands: sitting, standing, walking, driving, lifting

Work Environment: Mostly indoors in an office environment, some travel required

Special Requirements: Some travel required. Must provide own vehicle, have a clean driving record and provide proof of vehicle liability insurance.

To apply :

Job Closes September 28, 2012


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