Career Opportunities

The mission of St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center is to create and maintain equal housing opportunities for low- and moderate-income people, primarily in Baltimore City, and to encourage and support strong and diverse neighborhoods.

Maintenance Technician III

St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center is seeking an energetic, experienced Maintenance Technician to join the St. Ambrose team.

Job Summary

This position requires a skilled and experienced Maintenance Technician. Under the direct supervision of the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Technician will be responsible for performing general maintenance and repairs which may include tasks from the fields of carpentry, painting, masonry, basic plumbing, basic electrical work, janitorial service, and residential remodeling. In addition to technical maintenance tickets, this position will assist with unit turnovers and be a part of the after-hours on-call rotation. All work will be done in compliance with EPA, Hazmat and OSHA safety rules and regulations.

Key Job Functions

  • Provides first response assistance to trouble calls, makes preliminary assessment of problems, facilitates needed adjustments or repairs utilizing internal and external resources as required.
  • Perform general maintenance and repair tasks in a variety of areas and as assigned by Maintenance Manager
  • Orders and stocks supplies and materials
  • Documents work and purchase orders, bids and material lists to account for materials purchased
  • Report any and all damages caused by residents and or visitor
  • Assist in the eviction of tenants from St. Ambrose owned and managed properties
  • Completes all work orders within specified time frame
  • Perform property and equipment inspections and report any and all safety issues
  • Schedule and complete preventive maintenance schedules, in accordance with company guidelines and supervisors direction
  • Maintains common areas for safety and appearance
  • Ensures resident satisfaction when working in rental properties
  • Maintains resident contact regarding maintenance problems on properties
  • Represent St. Ambrose in meetings concerning maintenance, tenant problems, situations, or concerns.
  • Completes vacant turnovers up to company standards
  • Adheres to all safety protocols, building codes, applicable laws, regulations, etc.
  • Maintain timesheets that provide a daily record of hourly labor by property address
  • Participate in properties 24/7 emergency on call schedule—includes snow removal
  • Performs related duties or responsibilities, as assigned or requested.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma required
  • 3–5 yrs. experience in electrical, plumbing, painting and maintenance
  • Great customer service and organizational aptitude
  • Strong computer skills a must
  • Keep a clean cut appearance and professional attitude at all times
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and work effectively on multiple tasks in a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Be dependable/reliable and follow through on commitments, producing timely work to required—or higher—standards, and pitching in to get the job completed
  • Be attentive to detail and monitoring adherence to company standards
  • Must have dependable, insured transportation and a valid Maryland Driver’s license and acceptable driving record. A DMV printout and proof of insurance will be required.
  • Must have own tools
  • Must be available for on-call hours
  • EPA, CPO, HVAC and CFC certifications are a plus.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and fingers; ability to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk, climb, balance, kneel, and crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. The ability to see near and far is required. These physical demands are required up to 90% of the time

To Apply

Please send resume and letter of interest via email to: jillj@stambros.org

Or by mail to:
Director of Human Resources
St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, Inc.
321 East 25th Street
Baltimore MD 21218

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Be sure to reference the position name in the subject line and/or cover letter.

Salary Range

Salary commensurate with experience.

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Director of Resource Development

St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center is seeking a dynamic individual to manage its Resource Development Department.

Job Summary

Overall responsibility for planning, directing and implementing agency resource development activities with a focus on obtaining charitable gifts and grants. This position manages the organization’s public image including brand management, public relations and communications. The position also supports organization-wide strategic planning and program evaluation. This is a senior position in the organization.

Key Job Functions

  • Develop and manage timelines for various fundraising activities to ensure that strategic plans and critical fund raising processes are carried out in a timely manner;
  • Prepare and submit grant proposals and applications in collaboration with appropriate staff to grantors;
  • Facilitate and participate in the development and preparation of grant proposals, applications and documents by other staff and outside consultants; confer with staff concerning grant needs, issues and opportunities; review, edit and revise grant narratives for other departments; prepare and process related paperwork; prepare grant applications and documents for distribution;
  • Planning and coordinating the submission of grant proposals as well as monitoring submission of grant reports and communications with all funders;
  • Identify and develop corporate, community and individual prospects for the organization's fundraising priorities Revised January 2014;
  • Oversee the administration of a donor mailing list and database which respects the privacy and confidentiality of donor information;
  • Coordinate in-kind donations and make decisions regarding the issuing of receipts;
  • Create and implement annual individual/business fundraising plan and activities for individual donor development working with Management staff and Board of Directors;
  • Actively work with the Executive Director and management team to develop a comprehensive and strategic communications and marketing plan that defines objectives; targets audiences; and creatively identifies key messaging and tactics, in order to support St. Ambrose’s programmatic, funding, and policy goals;
  • Develop media outreach plan and strategies for media campaigns including generating stories on St. Ambrose’s in news sources, social networking, print or online paid advertising – including creating content/collateral material such as video productions, text announcements, photos, flyers etc.;
  • Manage St. Ambrose’s brand, visual identity and graphics including: maintaining and updating style guide, training staff, reviewing publicity material created by departments for conformance with St. Ambrose’s mission statements, key messages, logos and other communications;
  • Participate in strategic planning and organization development;
  • Coordinate/implement program evaluation activities;
  • Manage a small team that include full and part-time staff, consultants and interns;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of a B.A. or equivalent experience in nonprofit management;
  • Minimum of four years’ experience including knowledge of Annual giving, Capital Campaign, Foundation/Corporate solicitations, Deferred Giving, Communications and Special Events;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement long-term marketing and fundraising strategies, including experience cultivating and soliciting foundations, individual, and corporate donors in support of program and operational activities;
  • Experience overseeing and editing grant writing by other staff or outside consultants;
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook) is required; and fundraising software is a definite plus;
  • Ability to work independently as well as in team structure;
  • Ability to be flexible and perform varied work activities;
  • Familiarity and comfort with social media is preferred;
  • Ability to write and edit effectively;
  • Able to work under pressure of many priorities and deadlines.

Physical Requirements

This position normally requires the physical demands of standing, walking, bending, lifting or performing other work requiring medium exertion, talking, and hearing on a regular basis to perform the job requirement. These physical demands are required up to 85% of the time.

To Apply

Please send resume and letter of interest to:

Director of Human Resources
St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, Inc.
321 East 25th Street
Baltimore MD 21218
or via email to: jillj@stambros.org

Salary Range

Salary commensurate with experience. This is a full time position plus benefits.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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