OPEN POSITIONS

Preschool Teacher Assistant

Holy Cross Ministries’ School Readiness Program is looking for a full-time preschool teacher assistant who wants to make a difference in the lives of children. We are looking for an individual who wants to bring creativity into the classroom while embracing the joys of working with children. Our commitment is to hire a teacher assistant who can provide a fun, safe and loving atmosphere at school. Please note that this is a year-round position.

Candidates should have the skills and qualifications to perform the required duties, including the ability to effectively instruct young children and adjust teaching methods to meet different learning styles. Some additional qualifications and skills include:

  • Helping the lead teacher to developing activities that are fun and educational for young children
  • Following the Creative Curriculum for weekly planning
  • Entering data into our data collection system (ETO)
  • Instructing young children on the rules of conduct and learning new tasks
  • Selecting appropriate teaching methods and adapting to children’s learning styles
  • Communicating effectively with children, parents and coworkers
  • Working well with others, including other teachers
  • Actively listening to understand and adapt to the various needs of children and parents
  • Demonstrating patience and compassion suitable for working with young children
  • While bilingual skills are not a requirement, familiarity with the Spanish language is a preferred quality of a successful candidate.

This position is full time with benefits. Hourly wages: $16

In addition to the single full-time position, this position is also one that can be job shared as two part-time positions should that be more convenient for students. It may be shared with two persons taking one half day each or two persons taking two classroom days each per week and one half day of prep. Applicants interested in job sharing should apply jointly. Please note that this is a year-round position and part-time positions do not include benefits.

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to mgarcia@hcmutah.org.

CLIENT SUPPORT SPECIALIST– FULL-TIME POSITION

Purpose of the Position:

The Client Support Specialist will work under the direction of Agency Administration in performing general clerical and reception responsibilities and will assist with scheduling and coordinating appointments for the Immigration Department.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a member of HCM staff committed to fulfilling the mission of HCM serving clients, volunteers, and each other in an atmosphere of hospitality which is characterized by cooperation and a positive, respectful relationship with all individuals
  • Collects fees from clients for program services
  • Sorts and distributes mail
  • Organizes and orders office supplies as requested
  • Performs ad-hoc clerical projects for Agency Administration
  • Assists the Immigration Department with scheduling and coordinating client appointments
  • Helps maintain updated and organized Immigration Department files
  • Triages client calls to appropriate Agency Programs
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Agency Administration

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required
  • Strong telephone and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in various technology solutions such as Microsoft Office Suite, Video Conferencing, General Computer Skills, etc.
  • Written and spoken fluency in both English and Spanish
  • Previous experience in reception and general office management is preferred

Salary and Benefits:

Salary range will be competitive and commensurate with experience and education. Quality benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b).

How to Apply:

Email cover letter, resumes, and references to the attention of:

Matthew Murray, Director of Finance

mmurray@hcmutah.org

PROMOTORA/COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER (FULL-TIME POSITION)

Holy Cross Ministries (HCM) is seeking a Promotora/Community Health Worker who will work to provide informal counseling, share appropriate health information and resources, and build community capacity to address underlying causes of health inequities. The promotor(a)’s role is to become a subject matter expert on population health, particularly issues that affect disadvantaged populations such chronic health disease prevention and preventive health care practices, while maintaining cultural awareness and sensitivity to facilitate rapport with disadvantaged populations.

The primary focus of this role will be on assisting clients with applying for health insurance while still supporting clients with other social determinants of health needs. This promotor(a) may be deployed to a partner clinic in Summit County or Salt Lake County.

The qualified candidate will demonstrate Spanish fluency, as this is a required element for this position. Additionally, the qualified candidate having previous experience working with DWS or assisting in Medicaid applications is preferred. For more information about this position, please click here.

This is a full-time position, benefits eligible. Salary is competitive and based on experience.

To apply, please submit a resume to HCM’s Health Outreach Program Manager Margarite Allen at mallen@hcmutah.org. A cover letter is preferred but not required.

LEGAL ASSISTANT– PART-TIME POSITION

Purpose of the Position:

The Legal Assistant will work under the direction of Immigration Program Administration in providing administrative and clerical support to the attorneys and accredited representatives (DOJs) in the Immigration Department.  This support can range from scheduling appointments and answering legal client calls to preparing legal forms, preparing correspondences, and researching legal materials relevant to a case. The incumbent works collaboratively with other legal staff members to assure cases are efficiently managed. While this position will begin at 29 hrs per week, it may grow into a full-time position with benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a member of HCM staff committed to fulfilling the mission of HCM serving clients, volunteers, and each other in an atmosphere of hospitality which is characterized by cooperation and a positive, respectful relationship with all individuals
  • Prepares legal forms and documents
  • Proofreads documents, records, or other files to ensure accuracy
  • Sends information, materials, or documents to clients
  • Records information about legal matters in ETO (case management system) per instruction from attorney
  • Researches relevant legal materials to aid in decision-making
  • Records information from meetings or other formal proceedings
  • Coordinates legal schedules or activities and prepares correspondences
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Immigration Program Administration

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in various technology solutions such as Microsoft Office Suite, Video Conferencing, General Computer Skills, etc.
  • Written and spoken fluency in both English and Spanish
  • Previous experience in legal and general office management is preferred

Salary and Benefits:

Salary range will be competitive and commensurate with experience and education.

How to Apply:

Email cover letter, resumes, and references to the attention of:

Lorina Tester, JD – Director of Immigration Services

ltester@hcmutah.org

SCHOOL READINESS PROGRAM CLEANING CLASSROOM ASSISTANT

Holy Cross Ministries is seeking a cleaning classroom assistant for its School Readiness Program. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure our preschool students and teachers are safe in a clean and sanitized environment. This classroom assistant will be responsible for cleaning certain parts of the school site following health and safety guidelines.

Duties may include some of the following:

  • Vacuuming classroom and common areas
  • Wiping classroom furniture, toys, mats, etc.
  • Sanitizing the classroom at the end of the day
  • Emptying and cleaning trash cans
  • Cleaning toilets
  • Mopping and spray cleaning hard surfaces
  • Replenishing janitorial supplies in bathrooms, etc.
  • Assisting the teachers during lunch time and nap time

This position is full-time (32 hours per week) with benefits. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to School Readiness Program Coordinator Miriam Garcia at mgarcia@hcmutah.org.

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