Job Openings

The Drop Inn Center offers full-time, part-time and on-call employment opportunities. We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefit packages, along with a professional team environment. Drop Inn Center is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

If you are interested in any of the current positions listed, please send your resume to:

Drop Inn Center
Attention: Human Resource Manager
217 W. 12th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Fax: (513) 455-5045

No phone calls please.


Facilities Kitchen Manager/Food Services

Status: Full Time

Job Summary / Objective:

The Kitchen Manager (KM) is responsible for the management of the kitchen operations at both new shelters; preparing and serving meals to homeless residents. The Kitchen Manager has additional responsibilities for meal planning, ordering food and supplies, controlling inventory, budget and its management, personnel management and scheduling.
Responsibilities (Not limited to):

  1. Maintain food quality standards for the kitchens.
  2. Oversees all phases of food procurement, production and services, including, inventory and ordering, storage and rotation, food preparation, recipe adherence plate presentation, and service and production time standards.
  3. Conducts food reviews of recipes / menus for each day.
  4. Conducts housekeeping, food safety and sanitation and facility reviews personally to improve facilities kitchen standards and kitchen staff and correct deficiencies on a timely basis.
  5. Ensures proper staffing levels by recruiting, interviewing and hiring talented kitchen staff members.
  6. Manages assigned staff, including scheduling, performance, evaluation, disciplinary and termination.
  7. Responsible for achieving the written kitchen budgets for the work unit (i.e., food cost, food efficiencies, labor cost and direct kitchen expenses.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Nutrition, Food technology, Food and Beverage Services Management, Dietetics, HRM (Hotel and Restaurant Management) or related degree.
  • Minimum of 3 years of kitchen management experience in a full service, moderate to high volume kitchen/restaurant or with culinary school degree/background.
  • Must have knowledge and experience in large quantity meal preparation and menus.
  • Must have training, experience, and ability to direct the total food service operation
  • Possess knowledge of State and Federal guidelines and requirements for safe food handling.
  • Ability maintaining physical condition necessary for standing and walking for prolonged periods of time, use of hands being submerged constantly in the use of water.
  • Must have valid Driver License and automobile insurance.
  • Must be flexible and willing to work evenings, weekends and some holidays.

Accounting Clerk

Status:Full Time

Job Summary / Objective:

Responsible for managing financial aspects of the organization including accounts receivable, cash flow, and grant reporting.
Essential functions:

  1. Accounts receivable/records donations, rents.
  2. Grant reporting, draw submission requests, and expense allocation.
  3. Journal entries and month end closing.
  4. General Ledger maintenance such as reconciliation of accounts
  5. Assist with cash flow management and audit preparation.
  6. Keep orderly record of bills, receipts, account statements and maintain grant binders
  7. Performs other related duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related degree, preferred or Associate degree in accounting or related degree and two to three years prior bookkeeping an experience.
  • Non-profit experience strongly preferred
  • Excellent computer knowledge and operation of QuickBooks Pro

Rapid Rehousing Case Managers

Status: Full Time Employee

Job Summary / Objective:

  • Providing an overview of the program to potential clients and conducting initial intakes for program participants.
  • Assisting clients in identifying appropriate and affordable rental housing units, as well as, brokering or linking clients with other community services, such as employment assistance, education, training, physical, mental, and/or chemical health services, transportation assistance or legal services.
  • Will assist clients with goal planning and conduct regular goal reviews, teach independent living skills, and assist in connecting clients with available community resources to help them achieve these goals.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Work preferred.
  • Minimum five (5) years' experience as a social service provider.
  • 3 years' experience working with the homeless population or people with Substance abuse/Behavior Health Mental illness.
  • Excellent computer knowledge and skill is required
  • Excellent communication skill
  • Must demonstrate dependability, maturity and initiative; ability to handle crisis situation
  • Must have personal automobile, valid drivers’ license and automobile insurance.

Triage & Intake Specialist

Status: Full Time Employee

Job Summary / Objective: Key Responsibility is conducting initial intake and assessments for all clients to determine which DIC shelter and services client should be referred.

Requirements:

  • Master Degree in Social work (LISW preferred).
  • At least two years' experience with the Homeless, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Housing and/or Criminal Justice required.
  • Proficiency knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook and some experience with computer database programs.

Recovery Counselor /Case manager

Status: Full time position –may consider Contract Employee

Job Summary / Objective: Opportunity to work in a challenging environment with homeless adults in alcohol and drug (AOD) treatment. Responsibilities include: Completion of AOD assessments, identification of eligible participants, individual and group counseling and some case management duties. Eligible candidates must have good documentation and treatment planning skills.

Requirements:

  • Must have LCDC II or LCDC III or LSW as recognized by State of Ohio.
  • Knowledge and experience in working with homeless, alcohol/drug and mental health populations.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.

Homeless Individuals Partnership (HIP) Case Manager

Status: Full Time Employee

Job Summary / Objective: Responsible for providing intensive case management services to 15 clients in the adult emergency shelter system and those living on the street. Assist with goal planning, community referrals and greater overall client self sufficiency.

Requirements:

  • Licensed Social Work (LSW), BSW, CCDC.
  • Knowledge and experience with the Homeless, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Housing and/or Criminal Justice required.
  • Computer literacy is required.
  • Excellent written & strong communication skills.
  • Valid Driver's License & automobile insurance.
  • Support the Drop Inn Center Mission.

Resident Aide

Status: On-Call / PRN Employee

Job Summary / Objective: Responsible for overall Resident care within the Shelter, ensuring that the physical and emotional needs of the Resident is met.

Essential Functions

  1. Greets all Residents and prospective Residents. Provides communication, information and supplies to residents as needed. Responsibilities include but are not limited to bed assignments, locker assignments etc.
  2. Maintains overall cleanliness and sanitation of the Shelters and other Resident areas.
  3. Conducts security checks in and around the Shelter and related Resident areas.
  4. Assigns and supervises Resident service work and encourages Residents to fully participate in agency services.
  5. Holds Shelter residents accountable for upholding Shelter rules and expectations. Communicates any issues or concerns to Shelter Manager.
  6. Takes Resident attendance, maintains bed count and ensures Shelter capacity.
  7. Performs all other related duties as assigned.
  8. Demonstrates an understanding and commitment to the organization’s mission: "Drop Inn Center is a community of residents, staff and volunteers working together to provide basic human services for men and women experiencing homelessness with a primary commitment to shelter."

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma.
  • Experience working with Homeless or special needs population preferred.
  • One (1) year customer service experience.
  • Ability to function effectively in an emergency situation.
  • Proficiency knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook and some experience with computer database programs.
  • Must be willing/able to work flexible hours, including day, night, weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to pass drug test.
  • Driver’s License

Resident Aide

Department: Men Shelter

Status: On-Call / PRN Employee

Job Summary / Objective: Responsible for overall Resident care within the Shelter, ensuring that the physical and emotional needs of the Resident is met.

Essential Functions

  1. Greets all Residents and prospective Residents. Provides communication, information and supplies to residents as needed. Responsibilities include but are not limited to bed assignments, locker assignments etc.
  2. Maintains overall cleanliness and sanitation of the Shelters and other Resident areas.
  3. Conducts security checks in and around the Shelter and related Resident areas.
  4. Assigns and supervises Resident service work and encourages Residents to fully participate in agency services.
  5. Holds Shelter residents accountable for upholding Shelter rules and expectations. Communicates any issues or concerns to Shelter Manager.
  6. Takes Resident attendance, maintains bed count and ensures Shelter capacity.
  7. Performs all other related duties as assigned.
  8. Demonstrates an understanding and commitment to the organization’s mission: "Drop Inn Center is a community of residents, staff and volunteers working together to provide basic human services for men and women experiencing homelessness with a primary commitment to shelter."

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma.
  • Experience working with Homeless or special needs population preferred.
  • One (1) year customer service experience.
  • Ability to function effectively in an emergency situation.
  • Proficiency knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook and some experience with computer database programs.
  • Must be willing/able to work flexible hours, including day, night, weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to pass drug test.
  • Driver’s License

Applicants must be able to pass a drug and background check

Applicants can submit a resume with cover letter or complete an internal application, return to Human Resources Department or email to jobs@dropinn.org. Application forms are available upon request or can be downloaded here.