Data Implementation and Volunteer Development Specialist Job at Merrick Community Services, Saint Paul, MN

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  • Merrick Community Services
  • Saint Paul, MN

Job Description

Job Description

Job Description

Be part of a community services team on the East Side of Saint Paul!

In this role, you will strengthen Merrick’s service to the East Side of Saint Paul through implementation of process improvement and data collection strategies, as well as assisting with development of donor and volunteer relations.

This is a part-time hourly position with Merrick Community Services. This is a perfect opportunity for someone who is looking to gain real non-profit development and marketing experience. Hours/days of the week are flexible.

Organization Overview

For more than 116 years, Merrick Community Services has demonstrated through its mission that it supports individuals and families to navigate life transitions, find health and stability, and promote independence .

Merrick Community Services was founded on Saint Paul’s East Side in 1908, part of a national model of settlement houses, which provided essential services to economically disadvantaged communities. Today, Merrick Community Services stands as one of the oldest nonprofit agencies in Ramsey County, with a history of assisting individuals and families transition from poverty and become self-sufficient and stable. The core programs of MCS are the Food Shelf, Meals on Wheels, Employment/Career Services, and Family and Community Services.

Description

The Specialist will work collaboratively and supportively with MCS staff over the one-year project period to identify opportunities for data collection capacity building and streamlining across all program areas. In conjunction with the MCS Development Department, the Specialist will implement sustainable process improvement strategies in the areas of both donor development and data collection as well as in capturing client data at a singular point and creating ways of sharing this data across all program areas. Finally, the Specialist will work with the Director of Resource Development to examine current volunteer requests and systems of volunteer recruitment in order to sustainably increase the capacity of the volunteer experience and organize volunteer data and hours. 

Specific Responsibilities/Tasks/Skills Required

· Explore Merrick’s development and data management systems, drawing connections between systems and departments, for the purposes of streamlining processes.

· Be comfortable thinking through and writing a standard operating procedure.

· Familiarity with basic data collection and its importance to the functioning of an organization.

· Research skills to contribute to building more robust systems of data collection and donor and volunteer categorization and management.

· Commitment to the mission and work of Merrick Community Services.

· Commitment to racial justice and understanding how systemic oppression informs Merrick’s community work.

· Initiative to create and implement ongoing timelines for review of created materials.

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

· Ability to create and share trainings with MCS staff.

· Focused on balancing high-level vision with practical details.

· Comfort and/or experience in interacting with donors, volunteers, and/or marginalized communities in a direct service and/or community organizing capacity.

· (Preferred, but not required) Knowledge of donor databases such as Kindful, Classy, MailChimp, Volunteer Hub client tracking software, other contact management software, or the openness to learn them.

Working Conditions

This position is part-time, requires some weekend hours but will work around a student schedule. Hybrid position. Merrick offers a competitive benefits package.

The above statements are not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of the position. Rather they are intended to provide a general framework of the requirements of the position. Job incumbents may be required to perform other functions not specifically addressed in this job description. Employment at Merrick Community Services is at-will and may be terminated by either employee or employer for any lawful reason.

We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our sector: individuals who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQI+ and gender fluid or gender nonconforming, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), veterans, people of any age or family status .

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, disability, marital status, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or a protected veteran status.

 

 

Company Description

For over 116 Years, Merrick Community Services (MCS) has succeeded in its mission to improve the lives of residents of the East Side of Saint Paul by empowering individuals, strengthening families, and promoting their independence.

Merrick Community Services was founded on Saint Paul’s East Side in 1908 as the Christ Child Society of Saint Paul, in the tradition of an early 20th Century Settlement House, which provided essential services to new arrivals and immigrants and economically disadvantaged individuals and families. Today, Merrick Community Services (MCS) stands as one of the oldest nonprofit social service agencies in Ramsey County, with a history of being steadfast in assisting individuals and families overcome poverty and become self-sufficient. The core programs of MCS are Employment/Career Services, Family and Community Services, Food Shelves, and Meals on Wheels/Senior Services.

Company Description

For over 116 Years, Merrick Community Services (MCS) has succeeded in its mission to improve the lives of residents of the East Side of Saint Paul by empowering individuals, strengthening families, and promoting their independence.\r\n\r\nMerrick Community Services was founded on Saint Paul’s East Side in 1908 as the Christ Child Society of Saint Paul, in the tradition of an early 20th Century Settlement House, which provided essential services to new arrivals and immigrants and economically disadvantaged individuals and families. Today, Merrick Community Services (MCS) stands as one of the oldest nonprofit social service agencies in Ramsey County, with a history of being steadfast in assisting individuals and families overcome poverty and become self-sufficient. The core programs of MCS are Employment/Career Services, Family and Community Services, Food Shelves, and Meals on Wheels/Senior Services.

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Part time, Flexible hours,

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