Careers at YES


If you have a passion for youth and helping them succeed, you might be a good fit for a career at YES. We attribute our successes to the dedication of our staff.

YES hosts a broad range of employment opportunities, ranging from program coordinators to resident specialists to street outreach workers and administration staff.

Want to join the YES team in ending youth homelessness in Omaha? Our current career opportunities are listed below. To apply, please complete and return our application, Adult/Child Protective Services Central Registries Authorization form, and the Nebraska Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry Release of Information. All forms are required.

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CURRENTLY HIRING

Administrative Assistant:

   -  Provides support to the Executive Director.  
   -  Assists Development Director, Program Director, Community Relations Manager, and Accountant including report preparation and coordination of activities directly related to public relations, fundraising and programming.
   -  Provides clerical services of a general nature such as answering phones, reception of visitors, typing, responding to literature requests, and preparing mailings.
   -  Has Bachelor’s degree or 5 years of office work experience.
   -  Reports to the Executive Director.  

Major Responsibilities:

   -  Supports Executive Director and Administrative Team by compiling reports, correspondence, maintaining records, scheduling appointments, and assisting with fundraising activities and events.
   -  Represents the Agency, greeting the public and answering phones.
   -  Maintains records, including personnel and inventory files. 
   -  Provides support in accounting processes, including:
   -  Coordinating purchase and distribution of supplies for the Agency. 
   -  Bookkeeping processes and data entry.  
   -  Verification of receipts.  
   -  Assists with events for the agency. 
   -  May be responsible for specific projects.
   -  Other duties, as assigned.

Job Requirements:

   -  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 5 years office experience preferred.
   -  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
   -  Highly organized.
   -  Flexible and able to manage multiple tasks at the same time.
   -  No criminal record.  No history of child abuse or neglect.  Willing to undergo drug testing and a thorough criminal history and background investigation. 

All applications received prior to July 9, 2015 will receive first priority. Please email cover letter and resume to Angela Heim at aheim@yesomaha.org

 

 

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