The Refugee Childcare Business Development Project Specialist will provide support and outreach to emerging and existing refugee family childcare entrepreneurs for the purposes of providing financial, marketing, and operations consulting, and other technical assistance. This part-time position is benefit eligible.
Refugee Childcare Business Development (RCBD) is a project of the Economic Opportunity (EO) program within Jannus, Inc. EO leverages microfinance to serve clients holistically in order to achieve success and self-sufficiency. RCBD is a key piece of broader programming under EO.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop client files, enroll and track progress of RCBD clients in hardcopy form and in Outcome Tracker and DownHome databases as they advance through the project;
Assist in coordinating monthly classes, including but not limited to: communicating with contracted instructors, coordinating facility use, and alerting RCBD providers to ensure high attendance;
Develop and implement strategies that will maximize RCBD’s effectiveness in achieving project objectives while providing clients and partners with outstanding customer service;
Conduct regular site visits to clients’ homes on a bimonthly basis, subject to change based on the needs of the client;
Understand mandatory reporting requirements under child protection laws and make reports to Child Protective Services if needed;
Attend and participate in weekly meetings with RCBD Project Manager;
Regular and predictable attendance is required;
Economic Opportunity Team
Participate as a member of Economic Opportunity team;
Honor team culture of open, respectful and professional communication;
Coordinate and collaborate with team members and projects that benefit clients;
Lived experience as an immigrant or refugee preferred;
Proficient computer skills using programs such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher required;
Prefer experience with coaching and/or empowering individuals;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail is a requirement;
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for serving refugees;
Familiarity with basic accounting, and marketing principles;
Must have reliable transportation for outreach and client visits, a valid driver’s license and be able to provide a copy of State mandated liability insurance;
Able to pass a criminal history background check;
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Child Development, or equivalent work experience in related field.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Works in general office environment with frequent site visits to client homes.
Must be able to tolerate heat and cold, and to drive to client and community partner businesses in varied weather conditions. Sitting, standing, walking, driving, repeated hand and wrist motions (for computer use) are required. Required to lift up to 35 pounds.
Complete the Jannus Employment Application available at www.jannus.org and send with your resume to email@example.com. Or fax to 208.331.0267 or mail or deliver to 1607 W Jefferson St., Boise, ID 83702. Applications accepted through November 6, 2018.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of this job.
Jannus, Inc. is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Jannus, Inc. shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR sections 60-1.4(a)(7), 60-300.5(a) and (d), 60-741.5(a) and (d), and 29 C.F.R. Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A, if applicable. These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals including on the basis of race, color, religion, age, gender, pregnancy, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity, veteran status or disability, military status, or any status protected by federal, state or local law and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.