Currently, there is one Family Advocate position available:
We are very excited to have an opportunity to expand our social work team through a grant from the O’Neill Foundation for a new Family Advocate position. Click here to view the complete Family Advocate Job Description. The position requirements are at minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (BSW) and LSW eligibility or current LSW status. It is a 15 month grant funded position with a starting salary of up to $30,000 with the potential to become a long-term staff role. Interested candidates can email resume and cover letter to Stacy Schiemann, Chief Program Officer:
In addition, there is one Childcare Provider position available:
Full-Time (32 hours per week) - Mondays through Thursdays, 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm AND Saturdays overnight, 6:45 pm to 7 am
- Applicants MUST be at least 21 years of age and have at least one year of paid experience in a daycare or similar setting
- The children we serve often have challenging behavior needs due to the trauma they have experienced; strong applicants will be able to demonstrate experience with children who have behavioral needs
- Childcare Providers are responsible for the daily care of up to 5 assigned children, including meeting their daily needs and facilitating activities as outlines in a daily schedule and planned theme of the week curriculum
- Some housekeeping tasks are also required (laundry, cleaning, cooking, etc.); the overnight shift is heavily focused on cleaning duties, though care of the children is the first priority
- A background in Early Childhood Education or a candidate with a Child Development Associate is preferred.
- CPR and FA training is required, but will be provided by the agency.
- Please be able to provide a detailed work history
* Please do not call to check on your application. You will be contacted for an interview if/when an opportunity becomes available.
Employment Application - cannot be completed online; please submit by mail or fax, or scan and email your completed application.
For more information about our other available positions please email
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At Providence House, we depend upon our volunteers to support our children, our events, and an array of projects and services throughout the year. We invite you to help the babies and children of Providence House . . . with the gift of your time, talent & energy!
Childcare Volunteer: (back to positions menu)
- Interested childcare volunteers must be at least 21 years of age, and be able to commit to a weekly volunteer shift of 2 or 3 hours (9:30 am to 12:30 pm, 3 pm to 6 pm, or 6 pm to 8 pm); shifts are filled all 7 days of the week.
- Currently, there are volunteer openings in the following time slots (updated 8-22-14):
- Monday, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
- Thursday, 3 pm to 6 pm
- Sunday, 3 pm to 6 pm
- In addition, they must complete documentation required by the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services (ODJFS), including a volunteer application, three positive references, medical statements, TB test, and an FBI and Ohio BCII background check. Volunteers must also meet the training requirements set forth by ODJFS in compliance with our licensure (52 hours of training within the first year of service), including CPR and First Aid certification (can be obtained within 6 months of the start of volunteering). Volunteers provide support to the childcare staff through direct work with the children, and through completion of laundry, meal preparation, and light cleaning tasks.
If you are available for one of the open volunteer slots, please contact Emily Shurilla, Director of Education, Compliance, and Outreach, at
or 216-651-5982 ext. 243, for more information and to begin the application process!
Special Events and Administrative Support: (back to positions menu)
- Volunteers are needed at various times to help with internal mass mailings and special projects.
- Many volunteers are needed to build community awareness and host successful events at Providence House. We can use volunteer support before and during our two major annual events - Shades of Blue Luncheon (April) and Deck the House (December).
For information regarding special event and administrative volunteering, please contact Emily Perry, External Relations Manager, at
or 216-651-5982 ext. 226.
Business Projects: (back to positions menu)
- Business Consultants – corporate professionals occasionally need to provided consultation on areas unfamiliar to the non-profit sector; i.e. earned income ventures, special IT projects, strategic initiatives, market research, etc.
For information regarding business projects, please contact Fran Richards, at
or 216-651-5982 ext. 221.
Committee Participation: (back to positions menu)
- Non-trustee committee members are valuable resources on Providence House board committees. Specific areas of focus currently include; government relations, fund development, strategic planning/business transformation, earned income ventures, governance/succession.
For information regarding Committee participation, please contact Fran Richards, at
or 216-651-5982 ext. 221.
Done in a Day Projects: (back to positions menu)
- Landscaping Projects - There are two main properties which require constant care and upkeep. We like to do a big Spring and Fall cleanup of the properties along with weekly maintenance throughout the year including lawn mowing, mulching, edging, weeding, leaf cleanup and minor gardening
- Playground Cleanup - The playground needs monthly cleaning. All toys are disinfected, repaired and old toys are replaced
- Painting Projects - There are interior and exterior areas which require either touch up work or need to be entirely re-painted. Typical projects consist of painting a room/porch or touching up numerous rooms with a high volume of activity. Occasional mural opportunities.
- Gift in Kind Inventory - Groups help count donated items or items already in inventory for supply level and auditing purposes. Items can include food, clothing, toys, cleaning supplies and hygiene products
- Attic Clean up - Groups sort through inventory and storage items to determine if items should be kept or channeled to other agencies.
For information regarding done in a day projects, please contact Bobby Richards, Facilities Manager, at
Note: Participants in Done in a Day Projects must be at least 18 years of age.
Onsite Events: (back to positions menu)
- Providence House can provide your company with speakers and a Providence House display for an onsite event for a wish list day collection, fundraiser or volunteer awareness, or brown bag lunch dialog on a range of issues related to child welfare and child abuse prevention
For information regarding onsite events or speakers, please contact Emily Perry, External Relations Manager, at
or 216-651-5982 ext. 226.
Student Volunteerism: (back to positions menu)
- Student Service Program -
The service learning program is available as a three or four day experience depending on availability and is open to Junior and Senior High School students who wish to experience the many facets of working in a non-profit ogranization. Students are engaged in a series of activities in every department of the agency in a program that begins at 10am and ends at 4pm each day. Transportation to and from Providence House is required. Highlights of the program include:
- An in-depth orientation of the programming and services provided at Providence House
- Serving a meal to the children each day (Please note that interaction with the children will not extend beyond this activity)
- Researching grant and funding opportunities for the agency
- Developing educational activities for the children to be administered by our professional childcare staff
- Assisting External Relations Manager with mailings, event prep and other projects as necessary
- Working with Facilities Manager on facility-related projects, such as inventory work
For information regarding our student service program, please contact Emily Shurilla, Director of Education, Compliance, and Outreach at
or 216-651-5982 ext. 243.
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Providence House internships are unpaid appointments and are available in the Development or Social Work Departments. These positions provide an excellent foundation for future careers in social work or development-related careers.
Interns work within a specific, assigned area and also interact with our executive, administrative, case management and development professionals.
For more information, please contact our
Internships are also available for students enrolled in a Masters Level Social Work program. To learn more please contact our
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