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Last update: October 9, 2018

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Department: Communications

Title: Graphic Design Intern

Supervisor: Multimedia Coordinator, Communication Director (supervisors are assigned based on staff availability and fit between intern and staff member)

Report time: Flexible hours between 7am-6pm, part or full time acceptable, limited weekend and evening hours

Credit/Learning Opportunity: University credit and internship hours available. Open office environment with an opportunity to learn about multimedia and communications.

ABOUT INTERFAITH MINISTRIES FOR GREATER HOUSTON:

IMGH is a Houston non-profit that brings people of diverse faiths together for dialogue, collaboration and service. The organization’s three main service units are Meals on wheels for Greater Houston, Refugee Services, and Interfaith Relations/Disaster Preparedness. The Development Intern will have the chance to work with the development team to learn about non-profit fundraising.

INTERNSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES:

Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston (IM) seeks a creative Graphic Design Intern with experience in both print, digital and electronic media. We’re looking for someone who can take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them seamlessly into images, layouts and other designs. The successful candidate should have an intimate understanding of how marketing campaigns work, especially in the none profit sector, Applicants with experience working with creative teams and designing with other professionals will be given prime consideration.

DAY TO DAY TASKS:

  1. Assist in drafting correspondence, reports, proposals and donor appeals
  2. Assist with mailings, filing and special projects as needed
  3. Assist in creating online campaigns and content
  4. Willingness to maintain professional standards on personal social media while working with IMGH and positively promote IMGH on Social Media
  5. Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Experience in graphic design is required.
  2. Experience in Adobe Photoshop; Adobe Illustrator; Adobe Acrobat; Microsoft Word; Microsoft PowerPoint and social media platforms.
  3. Prior marketing related experience is a plus.
  4. Knowledge of AdWords, Google Grants is a plus.
  5. Knowledge of videography and video editing is a plus.
  6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  7. Currently enrolled full-time in undergraduate, graduate or recent (within one year) graduate
  8. Team orientation and willingness to work with other interns and staff members

Department: Senior Services
Supervisor: Meals on Wheels Driver Coordinator
Location: Moran building – 3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004
Classification: Non-exempt/Part-time (On call, as needed – depending on business needs)
Hourly Rate: Beginning at $9.00/hour + mileage (Depends on experience)

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES
To provide accurate, reliable and courteous daily meal delivery to Meals on Wheels program clients using personal transportation.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Report to work at the exact assigned shift time (not before or after).
  2. Operate and maintain personal vehicle with safety and courtesy to other drivers in the community.
  3. Deliver daily meals directly to clients in a reliable and friendly manner.
  4. Maintain cleanliness of the vehicle and meal carriers as well as and personal hygiene.
  5. Read and interpret the route maps provided by the Driver Coordinator.
  6. Follow the assigned route and deliver the meals in a specified time frame required.
  7. Keep records of own timesheets and exact time spent on a route.
  8. Report any deviations from and reasons for inability to deliver meals in a required time frame on a daily basis.
  9. Maintain accurate records of meal delivery by properly circling route sheets.
  10. Keep accurate record of the count of daily meals served and submit a meals order for two days in advance.
  11. Act as a liaison between the clients and Coordinator/Manager by providing details of missed meals, client absences or potential complaints.
  12. Follow organization’s policies and procedures.
  13. Attend organization’s meetings and other mandatory events during or after assigned work shift.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Must be able to read and write English and follow written instructions.
  2. Must be over 21 years old and have a valid driver’s license with an excellent driving record.
  3. Must have reliable automobile with valid automobile liability insurance as required by law available for submission at all times during employment with the organization.
  4. Able to follow maps and written directions.
  5. Good verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Friendly demeanor, courtesy and patience are required.
  7. Able to lift 20 pounds on a regular basis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Sitting while driving, standing, walking on uneven surfaces, and bending will be done on a daily basis. Seeing, hearing, and talking will be done constantly. Lifting 20 pounds on a regular basis, and carrying meals. Meal delivery will require getting out of a car and delivering meals to the client’s house under different weather conditions (rain and high degree temperatures during summer).

To apply for this position, please fill out the employment application and submit by email humanresources@imgh.org, fax to 713-800-5110, or deliver in person to 3303 Main St., Houston, TX 77002, or 3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004.

Department: Senior Services
Supervisor: Meals on Wheels Driver Coordinator
Location: 3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004
Classification: Non-exempt/Part-time (17.5 hours per week)
Hourly Rate: $9.50/hour + mileage

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES
To provide accurate, reliable and courteous daily meal delivery to Meals on Wheels program clients using personal transportation.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Report to work at the exact assigned shift time (not before or after).
  2. Operate and maintain personal vehicle with safety and courtesy to other drivers in the  community.
  3. Deliver daily meals directly to clients in a reliable and friendly manner.
  4. Maintain cleanliness of the vehicle and meal carriers as well as and personal hygiene.
  5. Read and interpret the route maps provided by the Driver Coordinator.
  6. Follow the assigned route and deliver the meals in a specified time frame required.
  7. Keep records of own timesheets and exact time spent on a route.
  8. Report any deviations from and reasons for inability to deliver meals in a required time frame on a daily basis.
  9. Maintain accurate records of meal delivery by properly circling route sheets.
  10. Keep accurate record of the count of daily meals served and submit a meals order for two days in advance.
  11. Act as a liaison between the clients and Coordinator/Manager by providing details of missed meals, client absences or potential complaints.
  12. Follow organization’s policies and procedures.
  13. Attend organization’s meetings and other mandatory events during or after assigned work shift.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. High School diploma or equivalent.
  2. Must be able to read and write English and follow written instructions.
  3. Must be over 21 years old and have a valid driver’s license with an excellent driving record.
  4. Must have reliable automobile with valid automobile liability insurance as required by law available for submission at all times during employment with the organization.
  5. Able to follow maps and written directions.
  6. Good verbal and written communication skills.
  7. Friendly demeanor, courtesy and patience are required.
  8. Able to lift 20 pounds on a regular basis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Sitting while driving, standing, walking on uneven surfaces, and bending will be done on a daily basis. Seeing, hearing, and talking will be done constantly. Lifting 20 pounds on a regular basis, and carrying meals.  Meal delivery will require getting out of a car and delivering meals to the client’s house under different weather conditions (rain and high degree temperatures during summer).

To apply for this position, please fill out the employment application and submit by email humanresources@imgh.org, fax to 713-800-5110, or deliver in person to 3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004 or 3303 Main St. Houston, TX 77002.

Position Summary

The Building Operations Coordinator is a departmental leader. S/he helps set the tone and vision for the department, aligned with IM’s vision, mission, and values. With a relentless focus on people, service, and continuous improvement, s/he s/he clears away obstacles and smooths the way for our staff, clients, partners, and community to advance our vision, mission, values, and program work. Responsible for coordinating the day to day operations of the organization, s/he is hands on. Interfaith Ministries normal business hours are Monday-Friday 8:30AM-5:00PM. This position may work a flex schedule to support after hours Operations work and the IM Events Center, including some early morning, late evening, and weekend hours as needed and will serve on the Operations on call rotation.

Primary Responsibilities

Reporting to the Facilities & Technology Manager, the Building Operations Coordinator is responsible for safety, facilities, technology, supporting the IM Events Center, and as needed administration support. S/he coordinates day to day operations with an eye toward sustainability. This role is broad in scope, the below is representative of the work required.

Operations

Coordinate safety and security functions for the organization to ensure people and property are safe and secure at all times and risks are mitigated.
Schedule and execute required inspections.
Schedule and execute drills and other safety activities.
Respond to safety and security issues as needed.
Coordinate facility and technology operations to ensure that buildings, grounds, and technology are clean, safe, well maintained, inviting, and well-appointed to support our work.
Manage reception staff.
Support vendor relationships, working with vendors on administrative and technical items.
Respond to urgent facilities and technology issues as needed.
Recommend and support planning and execution of facility improvements, including capital projects.
Perform Buildings Operations & Technology tasks, including sanitation & light repairs, as needed.
Coordinate IM Event Center Operations with a focus on excellent service and promoting strong community partnerships.
Act as sales consultant for the Events Center, giving tours, creating proposals, processing payments, and scheduling events.
Serve as host for events during and outside of normal business hours as needed.
Oversee set up, execution, and cleanup of events.
Respond to urgent Events Center issues.
Provide additional support for high profile events as needed
Identify opportunities for, develop, and implement new policies, processes, and procedures with the goal of continuous improvement; saving time and money.
Support reception and administration functions as needed.

Leadership

As a leader in the organization, the Building Operations Coordinator is an exemplar of our Core Values and supports the tone and vision for the Operations Department. S/he trains, coaches, and develops individual contributors, and drives these behaviors across and down the organization’s hierarchy.

Build a strong culture of accountability, respect, teamwork, stewardship, and focus on quantifiable results.
Hold stakeholders, including direct reports, peers, superiors, and those with no direct reporting relationship accountable to values, expectations, and results.
Proactively seek opportunities to coach, develop, and provide both affirming and adjusting feedback to stakeholders throughout the organization.
Drive high level vision and strategy down to every level, connecting day to day work with strategic priorities.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

Genuine commitment to the mission of Interfaith Ministries.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment and multicultural setting, and adapt to change.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a high level of attention to detail.
Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills, able to manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously.
Bilingual in Spanish, Arabic, or Swahili required.
Familiarity with office technology, including Microsoft Office Suite, cell phone, etc.
Self-directed, requiring minimal supervision to meet goals and deadlines.
Bachelor’s degree in business, hospitality management, or related field preferred.
Minimum 2 years’ experience in operations, logistics, hospitality, events planning, or a combination.
Minimum 1 years’ experience leading and managing a team.
Must have valid driver’s license and automobile liability insurance.
Preferred experience with use of chemical products and cleaning agents, as well as mechanical equipment, including but not limited to the following:
Pressure washer.
Bonnet cleaners.
Steam cleaners
Lawn maintenance equipment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Standing and walking during each work shift.
Occasional bending, pushing, and lifting of items up to 50lbs.
Occasional work in non-climate controlled environments (ex. Warehouse, storage rooms, etc.)
Occasional work outdoors.

Department:               Meals on Wheels (Volunteer Services)

Supervisor:                 Manager of Volunteer Services

Location:                          3202 San Jacinto St., Houston, TX 77004

Classification:                Part-time (25 hours per week) / Non-exempt

Supervisory Role:        No

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES

The aniMeals on Wheels (aMOW) Volunteer Coordinator is primarily responsible for aMOW volunteer training, scheduling, coordination and retention.  aniMeals on Wheels Volunteer Coordinator is also responsible for maintaining the needs of the aniMeals on Wheels pet food room including the inventory of pet food and other supplies, the entry of new clients into the program and the coordination of data such as route sheets. This position will also coordinate the Food For Seniors program.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILIES

  1. Coordinate with volunteers in the aMOW program by providing training, assigning routes/duties, creating and organizing route sheets, communicating updates, and collecting month-end volunteer figures for VS reporting and database entry.
  2. Manage entry of new clients into the aMOW program including imputing data into Servtracker.
  3. Coordinate with volunteers in the Food For Seniors program by providing training, assigning routes/duties, creating and organizing route sheets, communicating updates, and collecting month-end volunteer figures for VS reporting and database entry. Work with MOW Operations Manager to ensure that correct number of boxes are ordered each month.
  4. Coordinate with Meals on Wheels Operations Manager and staff to maintain organization and cleanliness in aniMeals on Wheels storage area.
  5. Manage pet food storage and inventory of aMOW program in collaboration with other staff and coordinators
  6. Ensure proper referral of aMOW clients to partnership programs including but not limited to Emancipet and TVMF
  7. Assist in recruiting volunteers by representing IM at speaking engagements, events, and fairs.
  8. Assist with pick-up of in-kind donations and requests of in-kind donations.
  9. Assist in the coordination and execution of large annual events such as MOW Thanksgiving Project, Holiday Gift Bags and Operation IMpact.
  10. Participate as a member of the Volunteer Services Team by attending department meetings and events, supervising volunteers, and conducting trainings/orientations as needed.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelors Degree preferred.
  2. Two to three years of administrative experience, events coordination or volunteer work is preferred.
  3. Fluency in written and spoken English is required, fluency in Spanish preferred.
  4. Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
  5. Self-starter with the ability to work independently and in a team environment with minimal supervision, assisting and calling on team members as necessary.
  6. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to plan and organize multiple tasks, handle detailed work and meet deadlines.
  7. Comfortable working with and addressing culturally and ethnically diverse staff, volunteers and community groups.
  8. Willingness to attend and complete Food Manager’s Certification Program.
  9. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and Outlook).
  10. Prior experience and/or willingness and ability to learn necessary software including Raiser’s Edge, Servtracker, Volgistics and Constant Contact.
  11. Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and automobile liability insurance as required by law.
  12. Available to work some weekends and evenings.
  13. Able to do moderate lifting and carry 15- 50 lbs.

Department:                  Meals on Wheels

Supervisor:                     MOW – Galveston County Program Manager

Location:                           4102 Main Street La Marque, TX 77568

Classification:                Part-time/Non-exempt

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES

This role provides direct support to the Galveston  site and contribute to a broad range of office management, clerical, and billing duties.  This position will also liaise with the administrative and billing teams located at other IM MOW sites.  This role requires exceptional communication and customer service skills, organizational, clerical , task prioritization  and other office management specific skills. Duties for this role also include handling special projects.

This role will also perform clerical tasks to ensure the maintenance of HHSC and HGAC Clients data into Servtracker, perform clerical tasks to ensure effective and efficient daily/weekly/monthly operations, perform regular compliance measures, assist billing personnel with duties as required, offer quality client and volunteer communication ensuring confidentiality, assist staff drivers and volunteers as needed.  Duties include but are not limited to entering fiscal and program data into databases, billing, filing, and handling special projects.

ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Intake and Maintenance of client information and files and database including change of status, files, assessments, and delivery changes
  2. Review and audit of daily route sheets including creation of volunteer/sequence routes as needed
  3. Responsible for HGAC documents including Signature Pages, Call Logs and other required documents
  4. Data entry; filing and regular reporting
  5. Assist volunteers as needed including scheduling substitute drivers
  6. Transmit all appropriate files, forms and information to Houston office as required including HHSC client files.
  7. Assist in ensuring and maintaining compliance of all paper files for MOW, HMO, HGAC clients with appropriate requirements.
  8. Assist with end of month financial closing activities including review of route sheets and meal tickets.
  9. Keep accurate inventory of all frozen and shelf stable meals and breakfast bags for MOWGC, placing daily orders as required; monthly inventory reporting

BILLING RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist the MOW Billing specialist in pulling HMOs and HGAC clients authorization forms and eligibility
  2. Act as a backup in the absence of Billing Specialist and perform the HGAC, and HMO intake process as needed. Including but not limited to follow up calls to case managers.
  3. Assist MOW billing team in preparing invoices for all contracts and monthly billings (AAA, HMOs and HGAC), including but not limited to acquiring required signatures, uploading files to IMGH & HGAC Share Files.

PROGRAMMATIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Perform routes data entry into Servtracker for all clients including HHSC & HGAC and ensure data integrity and accuracy.
  2. Print and prepare route sheets daily including any client communication needing sent with drivers.
  3. Maintain temperature compliance checks for freezer van and small freezer

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Associates degree or equivalent is preferred. Minimum two (2) years of detail-oriented experience required (clerical, billing, data entry, statistics, etc).
  2. Must be Detail oriented and able to responsibly handle repetitive clerical tasks, quickly, accurately and efficiently.
  3. Must be Dependable and have good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  4. Must be able to maintain a work pace adequate to keep all computerized and paper records complete and accurate in a timely fashion.
  5. Computer proficiency required. Advanced experience using database, spreadsheet and word processing software.
  6. Must enjoy working with culturally and ethnically diverse staff, client and volunteers.
  7. Must have a valid driver’s license and current automobile liability insurance.

COGNITIVE & PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  1. DATA ENTRY- this position requires strong attention to detail, repetitious work and information entry into various databases on an ongoing daily basis. The incumbent must have strong attention to detail and data entry accuracy to be successful in this position
  2. COMPUTING – Performing arithmetic operations and reporting on and/or carrying out a prescribed action in relation to them on a daily basis.
  3. ANALYZING – Examining and evaluating data. Presenting alternative actions in relation to the evaluation is frequently involved.
  4. COMPILING – Gathering, collating, or classifying information about data. Reporting and/or carrying out a prescribed action in relation to the evaluation is frequently involved.
About the Job
With a relentless focus on people, service, and continuous improvement, the Building Operations & Custodial Specialist clears away obstacles and smooths the way for our staff, clients, partners, and community to advance our vision, mission, values, and program work. S/he is responsible for the day to day cleaning and maintenance of IM facilities, as well as set up and break down for the IM Events Center. This position is primarily Monday through Friday 12PM-8PM, with early, weekend, and overtime hours as needed.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Reporting to the Facilities & Technology Manager, the Building Operations & Custodial Specialist performs the following functions.
  • Executes day to day cleaning, maintenance, and Events Center work with an eye toward sustainability. This role is both wide and deep, and may include other duties not captured below.
Sanitation:
The Building Operations & Custodial Specialist is responsible for maintaining high standards of cleanliness and maintenance throughout IM’s Midtown campus.
  • Responsible for daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual scheduled cleaning, including grounds and landscaping, exterior building facades, and interior office, bathroom and common space cleaning.
  • Replenish consumables.
  • Maintain inventory levels of sanitation and break room supplies.
  • Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of storage and work areas.
  • Perform special cleaning as needed, both self-directed and assigned.
Maintenance:
  • Perform preventative and reactive maintenance throughout campus, both self-directed as needed and as assigned.
  • Facilitate vendor repairs, by reporting issues, facilitating access, and collaborating with technicians.
  • Recommend and support planning and execution of facility improvements, including capital projects.
Events:
  • Under own supervision, set up, clean up, and support events.
  • Respond to urgent Events Center issues.
  • Provide additional support for high profile events as needed.
  • Host during and after-hours events as needed.
Culture:
The Building Operations & Custodial Specialist is an exemplar of our Core Values and supports the tone and vision of IM and the Operations Department.
  • Support a strong culture of accountability, respect, teamwork, stewardship, and focus on quantifiable results.
  • Hold stakeholders, including, peers and superiors, and those outside the department accountable to values, expectations, and results.
  • Proactively seek opportunities to provide both affirming and adjusting feedback to stakeholders throughout the organization.
  • Connect day to day work with strategic priorities.
Qualifications:
  • Genuine commitment to the mission of Interfaith Ministries.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment and multicultural setting, and adapt to change.
  • Effective verbal communication skills.
  • School diploma or equivalent preferred, but not required.
  • Must be physically capable of safely lifting 50 + lbs and moving heavy furniture, boxes, supplies etc.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.
  • Some building operation and maintenance experience is preferred. Licensing such as electrical or HVAC preferred.
  • Valid TX driver’s license and liability insurance required.
  • Availability to work overtime hours if and or when necessary.
Physical demands:
  • Standing and walking during each work shift.
  • Frequent bending, pushing, and lifting of items up to 50lbs.
  • Working outdoors for extended periods of time.
  • Working in non-climate controlled environments (ex. Warehouse, storage rooms, etc.).
  • Using a variety of chemical products and cleaning agents to perform job functions.
  • Use of mechanical equipment, including but not limited to the following: Pressure washer, Bonnet cleaners, Steam cleaners, Lawn maintenance equipment.