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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Please email a resume with a letter of interest to email@example.com (no phone calls, please)
1) Administrative Assistant
Summary: The Administrative Assistant is a full -time position which provides all aspects of support for the Development (70%) and Administration departments (30%) . Extensive software, data entry, and communication skills are required. This position reports to the Development Director.
- Maintenance of Raiser’s Edge donor database and data integrity.
- Manually and electronically processes daily gifts, enters data with speed and attention to detail.
- Acknowledges each gift with thank you letter/ tax receipt with accuracy and timeliness.
- Assists development staff with event/fundraising mailings, and other functions as needed
- Data entry into proprietary software system for client services and ensures compliance to agency’s record retention procedures.
- Assists in maintenance of agency’s social media.
- Assists with creating e-newsletters and other marketing materials.
- Schedules, sets-up and breakdowns conference rooms, refreshments, audio/visual equipment, as needed.
- Helps with special events and fundraising activities.
- Assists with reception and front desk duties.
- Promptly and politely answers all incoming calls and transfer to the proper person.
- Promptly responds to doorbell to receive and direct visitors.
- Process incoming and outgoing mail and deliveries.
- Record incoming checks, cash & credit card charges in the ledgers and forward them to the Finance Department.
- Logs and maintains maintenance requests.
- Maintains confidentiality and respect of clients.
- Maintains timely attendance.
- Other duties as assigned.
- High school diploma or equivalent, with supplemental related college coursework preferred.
- Three years of progressively responsible office assistance, record keeping, and secretarial work required.
- An equivalent combination of training and experience which demonstrates the knowledge skills and ability to perform the duties will be considered.
- Strong verbal and written skills, exhibit proficiency in English grammar, letter composition, typing (60 wpm), math and filing skills.
- Proficiency in of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
- Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or similar donor database software preferred.
- Experience with Adobe Illustrator, PhotoShop, social media marketing applications preferred.
- Pleasant phone manner, able to response quickly with courtesy to callers, customer service skills, superior organizational skills.
- Ability to walk, stand, climb stairs, kneel, bend, reach, and manipulate objects; move materials up to 10 pounds on a regular basis; infrequently require moving materials weighing up to 40 pounds.
- Flexible to work some nights and week-ends during special events.
- Must be sensitive to the culturally diverse population CFC serves.
- Valid Florida driver’s license with good driving record.
- Must successful complete a background screening and pre-employment drug screen.
2) Kids on the Block Puppeteer, Part-Time Seasonal
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 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 with 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.
- Must be sensitive to culturally diverse populations and enjoy teaching young children.
- Must pass level II background check and pre-employment drug screen.
Please email your resume with a letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org (no phone calls, please)
Application process: 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 Human Resources or the hiring department; applicants will complete the employment application prior to the interview. Applicants who are interviewed and not selected will be notified by Human Resources or the hiring department when the position has been filled.