Who's Hiring in CLE: United Cerebral Palsy, Martinet Recchia, Cleveland Museum of Art, CVNP....

Welcome to the latest edition of FreshWater Cleveland's “Who’s Hiring” series, where we feature growing companies with open positions, what they’re looking for, and how to apply. Please send your freshest job tips and postings to editor@freshwatercleveland.com.

United Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Greater Cleveland serves children and adults with a broad range of disabilities through LeafBridge for Children and OakLeaf for Adults. The organization currently has several opportunities available, including director of development, transitional services supervisor, and job coach.

The director of development will work to strengthen the contributed income base of the agency through annual fund campaigns, special and volunteer events, and planned giving, as well as oversee marketing and public relations. The transitional services supervisor will assist the transition and jobs placement manager with program planning, development, expansion, and monitoring of transitional services. The job coach will provide on-the-job training and support to assist individuals with learning and performing a new job and adjusting to the work environment.

For detailed job descriptions, click here. Interested applicants should send resumes and salary requirements to Colleen Bennett, director of human resources.

Martinet Recchia
Martinet Recchia Certified Public Accountants is hiring staff who seek work-life balance in their professional endeavors. On Wednesday, September 19, and Saturday, September 29, the firm will host open house events to share information on current opportunities—including jobs for part-time bookkeepers and tax preparers (16 to 24 hours per week). Year-round and seasonal jobs are available. For more information, contact Michelle Holmes.

Union Miles Development Corporation
The Union Miles Development Corporation—whose mission is to improve the quality of life within Union Miles service area through community engagement, housing, and economic development via a variety of programs and services—needs a real estate development director. Responsibilities of this position include promoting, implementing, and overseeing housing and commercial development projects, along with other duties as assigned by the executive director for the improvement neighborhood. Interested applicants can email finance coordinator Krystal Pate by Monday, October. 1.

Slavic Village Development
Slavic Village Development is hiring a director of housing development to work with the existing housing stock and vacant land in the neighborhood to maximize SVD’s effectiveness in addressing housing-related issues and its potential for earning housing-related development fees. This poisition oversees site assembly, financing, and development of new and rehab housing projects (including but not limited to Slavic Village Rediscovered and Neighbors Invest in Broadway). Send cover letter and resume by Friday, September 21, to executive director Christopher Alvarado.

Earnest Machine
Earnest Machine is hiring a full-time drilling specialist in its Cleveland engineering center. Earnest is looking for someone who is learn the machines and help their growing department continue to flourish. Candidates must be mechanically inclined, able to do repetitive work, pay attention to detail, use small tooling and calibration tools, and have a great attitude.

As part of the application process, candidates must complete a job assessment survey. Apply online here

Cleveland Museum of Art
The Cleveland Museum of Art is looking for a collections management department assistant to perform a variety of administrative services—including answering phones, handling department communications, and assisting with collections inventory. The candidate will be able to work independently and be familiar with museum registrarial practices and procedures.

Qualified candidates will possess excellent organizational, research, computer, interpersonal, and communication skills, as well as the ability to prioritize work projects and work well under pressure to meet deadlines. A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and up to two years of related experience or training (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) is preferred.

To apply, submit an application here, along with a resume, cover letter, and three references.


Cuyahoga Valley National Park
The National Park Service is seeking volunteers to get involved at Cuyahoga Valley National Park by assisting staff in habitat restoration, or assisting visitors as a Trailblazer.

Habitat Restoration is an ongoing opportunity where volunteers can assist staff in removing invasive plants, planting native plants, and collecting native seeds. The opportunity is open to volunteers ages 10 and up. For details, times, and/or to register, click here.

Trailblazers are hike, bike, ski, and horse patrol groups who provide information, first aid, and bicycle maintenance for visitors. They volunteer in pairs on the multi-use Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail and over 100 miles of hiking trails in the park. Candidates must be available for a 27-hour initial training and 40-hour annual time commitment. The training needs to be completed by June 2019.

Trailblazer applications are being accepted until Saturday, September 1—apply online at volunteer.gov. Those interested in applying are encouraged to experience this unique volunteer opportunity by shadowing a seasoned pair of Trailblazers during a bike, hike, or mounted patrol this summer or fall. To schedule a shadow patrol, contact Susan Hale.

For more information, contact volunteer@forcvnp.org or call (330) 657-2299. 

Read more articles by Karin Connelly Rice.

Karin Connelly Rice enjoys telling people's stories, whether it's a promising startup or a life's passion. Over the past 20 years she has reported on the local business community for publications such as Inside Business and Cleveland Magazine. She was editor of the Rocky River/Lakewood edition of In the Neighborhood and was a reporter and photographer for the Amherst News-Times. At Fresh Water she enjoys telling the stories of Clevelanders who are shaping and embracing the business and research climate in Cleveland.
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