JOB OPENINGS

To apply for these positions, view the links below.

U4C is an equal opportunity employer.

CURRENT AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Treasurer/Finance Committee Chair
United 4 Children is looking to fill an important role on our Board of Directors:  Treasurer/Finance Committee Chair.
The Treasurer should have the personal commitment to devote the time necessary to perform the responsibilities of Treasurer.
  • The Treasurer also fills the role of Finance Committee Chair.  The Finance Committee meets every other month.
  • The Treasurer sits on the Executive Committee.
Qualifications
Knowledge – Thorough understanding of nonprofit financial terminology, financial reports and compliance requirements.
Communications – Able to translate financial information and financial concepts for the board. Interpret and translate the board’s questions, goals, or concerns about the financial information or financial situation to the staff.
Planning – Partner with the staff leadership to develop a useful budget. Prepare for budget discussions and convey budget information to the board. Ensure that budget priorities and decisions reflect the intentions and objectives of the board.
Strategy – Find the financial options and decisions needed for longer term goals and initiate discussions to connect finance and mission.
Role and Responsibilities
  • Serving as the principal liaison between the committee and the full board.
  • Working with the staff leader to set an agenda for each committee meeting.
  • Maintain knowledge of the organization and personal commitment to its goals and objectives.
  • Understand financial accounting for nonprofit organizations.
  • Manage, with the finance committee, the board’s review of and action related to the board’s financial responsibilities.
  • Work with the chief executive and the chief financial officer to ensure that appropriate financial reports are made available to the board on a timely basis .
  • Present the annual budget to the board for approval.
  • Review the annual audit and answer board members’ questions about the audit.
  • Ensures development and board review of financial policies and procedures.
  • Ensures the Board’s financial policies are being followed.
  • Keeps currently informed of legal, regulatory and sector developments relating to the Board’s financial responsibilities.

Please submit a bio and  your resume to hr@united4children.org.

Nutrition Consultant – Assistant Program Administrator

Job Title: Nutrition Consultant – Assistant Program Administrator

Program: Illinois Nutrition Program        

Reports To: CNS IL Program Administrator

SUMMARY

Under the general direction on the CNS –MO Administrator, monitors family child care providers participating in the Child & Adult Care Food Program as required; assures that providers are operating in compliance with State and Federal regulations of the CACFP.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES

  • Processes monthly claims for reimbursement, recruits’ providers from IDHS and DCFS list, makes files, opens new providers on Accutrak and State database, and prepares mailing for new providers.
  • Maintains the CACFP database, updates provider information, process provider, and Parent Household Income applications. Does school determination.
  •  Answers telephones and updates voice mail messages. Creates training when necessary. File claims and other related documents. Conducts monitoring visits with family child care providers as required by State and Federal regulations, tracks visits by date and enters information to schedule future visits. These may include weekend, holiday, and evening visits.
  • Promotes the Agency in the community and with cooperating agencies and provides technical assistance and training to providers at monitoring visits and/or at group sessions as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred, with some course work in nutrition education, social services, or a related field required, plus two years of paid professional work experience. Differing combinations of education and work experience may be considered.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Familiar with the use of technology in order to communicate via email, cell phone, voicemail, and text messaging
  • Familiarity with family child care is preferred.
  • Basic mathematical skills required to process and proof claims

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to understand, learn, and explain State and Federal regulations to

Providers

  • Ability to work independently both in the office and in the field
  • Effectively monitor caseload of assigned family child care providers, experience communicating and developing supportive relationships with a diverse group of adults and children.
  • Must meet all Federal, State and Agency CACFP regulations in managing  caseloads
  • Ability to organize and balance complex work demands. Must be comfortable building relationships with providers, and show initiative taking on new tasks.
  • Submit monthly documentation: monitored visits, mileage, and expense reports
  • Must possess good verbal and written language skills and be able to speak well in public settings.
  • Other duties as assigned

LICENSE, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS

  • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable automobile, and insurance carrying the required level ($300,000/$100,000) of liability insurance.
  • Pass background check and fingerprinting as required.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS 

  • Must be able to maneuver through a provider’s child care and interact with children at their level.
  • Standing during visits may be required.
  • Moderate lifting is required
  • Ability to speak coherently
  • Ability to write accurately and legibly
  • Good vision and hearing.

TRAVEL

Must have valid driver’s license and automobile insurance carrying the required level ($300,000/$100,000) of liability insurance.

To apply for this position please send resume and cover letter to hr@united4children.org

United 4 Children is an equal opportunity employer

Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability

Early Childhood Learning Center Teacher

Job Title:         Teacher                                                          

Program:         Early Childhood Learning Center

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  Under the general direction of the Early Childhood Director, the Early Childhood Teacher coordinates and manages implementation of classroom curriculum and progress monitoring practices to provide high quality early childhood education at United 4 Children’s Early Childhood Learning Center in the Normandy footprint area.

RESPONSIBLE TO:     Director of Early Childhood Learning Center

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of Technology: Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Familiar and comfortable with the use of technology to communicate, including email, cell phone, voice mail, and text messaging.
  • Communication Skills: Must possess good verbal and written language skills; have experience communicating and developing supportive relationships with a diverse group; must be able to craft email and documents with correct grammar, punctuation and spelling. Must maintain consistent communication with parents regarding the child’s progress and address any parental concerns appropriately.  Communicate the program’s goals effectively to parents and community members
  • Organization and Initiative: Must be able to organize and balance complex work demands.  Must be comfortable with taking on new tasks and showing initiative to take on new tasks. Must complete all reporting requirements in a timely manner.  Must be able to support the program’s in-home visiting program as needed.
  • Lesson Planning/Classroom Management: Must be able to plan and develop developmentally appropriate activities to be implemented in the classroom; develop activities to address individual student needs; maintain classroom management systems; implement high quality early childhood instructional practices.
  • Assessment Skills: Must participate in classroom evaluation and improvement rating scales; utilize the Ages and Stages Questionnaires and portfolio assessments to monitor student progress.
  • Professional Development/Collaboration: Engages in collaborative professional development with others, participates in group planning in a professional manner, attends staff meetings and professional development opportunities regularly.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education: Have a minimum of Child Development Associate credentials
  • Experience: 3 years of experience working with children in a childcare setting preferred

LICENSE, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:

  • CPR and First Aid certification
  • Valid driver’s license and required level of insurance
  • Pass background check and fingerprinting

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS:

  • Must be able to move about the classroom unobtrusively
  • Must be able to frequently lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to kneel/sit on floor and return to a standing position without assistance
  • Must be able to provide physical assistance to children on playground equipment
  • Must have recent medical physical and pass TB test

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  • Early childhood preschool classroom and playground area
  • Child care family homes

United 4 Children is an equal opportunity employer.

Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to Gail Wulff at wulffg@united4children.org

 

Phone: (314) 531-1412
Toll-Free: (800) 467-2322
Fax: (314) 531-4184

1310 Papin Street
Suite 100B
Saint Louis, MO 63103