Jobs At ICC

Community Programs Manager 

Location: South Bay Area

The Organization

India Community Center (ICC) was founded 17 years ago as a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the Indian American and Greater Bay Area community.  ICC is a non-religions and non-political organization with a goal to promote Indian culture and values by providing social, cultural, recreational and community programs, thereby uniting the Indian community, and raising awareness about Indian culture in the local community. ICC welcomes all without regard to racial, ethnic, regional, religious, political or socio-economic background.

Summary

This is a part-time position and will be responsible for the planning, coordination, execution, administration, and marketing of Community Events & Programs offered by ICC. The Community Programs Manager will report to the CEO, based in ICC Milpitas. The Community Programs Manager must be available evenings and weekends, as needed, to ensure the smooth operation of events, including:

  • Ensuring ICC events are in line with its mission delivering a variety of programs that have a strong focus on serving young children, youth, and families, including seniors
  • Providing oversight of event/program management activities, development & execution
  • Assisting with financial management, marketing, public relations, and partner development to ensure fiscal sustainability and program growth
  • Representing ICC to coordinate activities with City officials, other City departments, outside agencies, and community-based organizations as appropriate

Duties and Responsibilities

Program/Event Planning & Execution

  • Plans events/programs in fulfilling the organization’s mission and goals.
  • Develops new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organization. 
  • Develops and implements long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the programs/events.
  • Develops an annual budget and operating plan to support the programs.
  • Develops a program/event evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the program/events and to identify areas for improvement. 
  • Coordinate all event logistics, publicity and collateral material design, production and distribution. 
  • Oversees the collection and maintenance of records on the program/event participants for statistical purposes while adhering to the confidentiality/privacy policy of the organization.
  • Monitors trends, growth areas and makes strategic recommendations to grow the program.
  • Work closely with and negotiate with external vendors to coordinate partnership and services for program/events.

Fiscal Responsibilities

  • Ensures that the program/events operate within the approved budget 
  • Monitors and approves all budgeted expenditures. 
  • Manages all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures.
  • Ensures that all financial records for the program/events are up to date.
  • Identifies and evaluate the risks associated with all activities and takes appropriate action to control the risks.
  • Manages fiscal operations including budget development and authorization of expenditures.
  • Monitors the program/events financial health and makes recommendations to the Chief Executive Officer.

Support Activities

  • Develops, directs and implements public relations and communication strategies to support program/event goals, expand participation and increase community awareness.
  • Collaborates within the organization and with other partners/community groups to strengthen and expand the program/events.
  • Creates and maintains best practices to attract, train and recognize staff.
  • Demonstrate competence in some or all of the following:
    • Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization. 
    • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques. 
    • Enable Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities. 
    • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness. 
    • Provide Leadership: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization. 
    • Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency, and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization. 
    • Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information, and activities. 
    • Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results. 
    • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem. 

Requirements

Candidates considering applying for this position should have the following qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal with the ability to lead and motivate
  • Must be able to work weekends and evenings
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office products 
  • Strong planning and organizational skills to effectively coordinate, juggle, and prioritize workload, with the ability  to accomplish  projects with little  supervision 
  • Superior written and verbal communication, with experience in public speaking
  • Excellent judgment with strong critical thinking skills and the ability to anticipate potential problems and  issues  
  • Strong negotiating skills, with the ability to handle conflict constructively and exercise independent judgment
  • Positive energy and great teamwork dynamic.
  • Candidates must be comfortable navigating interdisciplinary settings and must be willing to roll up their sleeves and be actively involved in day-to-day operations.

Compensation

  • This is an exempt, part-time at 30 hours per week
  • Salary based on experience

To apply, send in your resume and cover letter explaining your suitability to this position to hr@indiacc.org and shanthia@indiacc.org

Preschool/Afterschool Lead Teacher

ICC is the largest Indo – American focused community organization in the U.S. ICC’s mission is to promote Indian culture and values by providing social, cultural, recreational and community programs, thereby uniting the Indian community, and raising awareness about Indian culture in the local community. ICC has raised $30M+ from the community, and operates 3 facilities in the San Francisco Bay Area. The organization provides 500+ program annually, including a preschool, summer camps, senior programs, medical and legal clinics, table tennis, youth and adult fitness programs as well as cultural and educational programs. ICC is a non-religious, non-regional, non-profit organization. 

General Function and Classroom Responsibilities:
A Child Care After school/Preschool Lead Teacher assists the Program Director in implementing activities for a group of children. A lead Teacher must meet minimum ECE 12 units as per California licensing requirements. Administrative duties may include: 

  • Curriculum planning and implementation (organizing resources/supplies/books for the day) 
  • Prep the classroom before the children arrive with planned activities 
  • Maintain a clean and organized facility (includes classroom toys and equipment indoor/outdoor) 
  • Build positive relationships with other staff members, children and parents (good communication skills) 
  • Performing housekeeping tasks in the classroom (set up and clean up after activities and snack/lunch)
  • Perform clerical tasks (making and maintaining lists/logs about items needed for the classroom)
  • Accompany and supervise students going on bathroom breaks and recess and other activities (will need to assist/change clothes of children in case of bathroom accidents)
  • Assist the teacher on an instructional level. As a teacher aide, you will be required to reinforce the instruction the teacher provides to students. She may request that you work with some students on an individual basis or in small groups
Qualifications:
  • This position requires a commitment to the ICC Mission and its core values of: Unite Serve. Celebrate as well as a commitment to the ICC Preschool Philosophy.
  • Prefer prior references and 2 plus experience working with children in an organized program.
  • Certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid (or be certified within 30 days of hire).
  • Complete Live Scan/Fingerprinting on the day of hire.
  • Proof of medical/TB exam completed within 3 days of hire.
  • Minimum age of 25 years required.

 Requirements:

  • Applicants must carry valid California driver’s license and work permit and should have a clean driving record. 
  • After school Teacher’s Aide position will require to pick up children from the nearby schools that we cater to and bring them to the ICC facility
  • Applicants must be over 25years of age
  • We prefer prior teaching experience
  • Prior recommendations and references required
  • Non-exempt Full time Posistion ( 30 to 40 hrs/week)
  • Salary: $16.00 to $17.00/hr.
  • Please e-mail your resume to mitchel@indiacc.org.