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Working at St. Joseph's Indian School is a blessing and a gift to the Native American children in need we serve.

Thrift Store Associate/In Kind Processor

Summary of Position:
The Thrift Store Associate/In Kind Processor is responsible for those activities involved with receiving, sorting, sizing and pricing parcels for resale in the Thrift Store as well as assisting the store’s customers and helping with the processing of donated items. This is a regular full time nonexempt position.

Accountability:
Reports to the Thrift Store Lead

Core Responsibilities:

  • Operates cash register to ensure customer’s sales are accurately processed.
  • Merchandises and markets inventory to the public.
  • Maintains a store that is clean, organized and appealing to the public noting items in need and sharing this information with the Thrift Store Lead
  • Assist in unpacking donated items.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Basic computer skills required

Mail Processing Specialist

Summary of Position:
The Mail Processing Specialist is responsible for assisting the Mail Processing Manager following established procedures for processing daily donor requests. This position will assist other areas of the Mail Processing Department as needed. This is a non-exempt position.

Accountability:
Reports to the Mail Processing Manager

Responsibilities:

  1. Is responsible for processing daily reports, keying in $500+ gifts, donor transactions for other departments, credit card gifts and keeping the non-money transactions current as directed by the Mail Processing Manager.
  2. Uses the special letter process in responding to benefactor’s requests.
  3. Checks the accuracy of the donor history file, making needed changes and setting proper codes.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Typing skills required
  • Computer experience required

Mail Processing Support

Summary of Position:
The mail processing Support is responsible for helping in different areas of the office, making sure that benefactor’s requests are handled in a timely manner and assisting with mailroom deposit and bookkeeping duties. The responsibilities are rotated with other trained staff. This is a non-exempt position.

Accountability:
Reports to the Mail Processing Manager

Responsibilities:

  1. Is responsible for processing daily reports, keying in $500+ gifts, Matching Gift transactions, donor transactions from other departments, credit card gifts and keeping the non-money transactions current.
  2. Uses the special letter process in responding to benefactor’s requests.
  3. Serves as a backup/assistant to process cash and checks according to bank and accounting policies and procedures, assuring the accuracy of the deposit.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Typing skills required
  • Computer experience required
  • Computer proficiency with accounting software, spreadsheet and word processing in a Windows environment required

Operator/Maintenance for Mail Production

Summary of Position:
The position of Operator/Maintenance for Mail Production is responsible for the operation of the inserting machines and maintenance of mail room equipment under supervision of the Production Manager. This is a nonexempt position.

Accountability:
Reports to the Production Manager

Responsibilities:

  1. Trains to do routine maintenance and major repairs on inserting room equipment.
  2. Unpacks and prepares for assembly, the materials for use on the inserting machines.
  3. Keeps all inserting machine feeders filled to insure a smooth and unbroken machine operation according to the set production standards.

Qualifications:

  • High School Degree or equivalent preferred
  • Good computer skills a plus
  • Good mechanical aptitude required
  • Ability to pass mechanical aptitude test

Family Engagement Coordinator

Summary of Position:
The family Engagement Coordinator, as a member of the Pastoral Care Team, develops and implements strategies to strengthen, support, and nurture connections within the students’ families and with St. Joseph’s Indian School. This position involves community outreach and education.

Accountability:
Reports to the Director of Pastoral Care

Core Responsibilities:

  1. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with families, leaders, and organizations in local and tribal communities.
  2. Develops professional relationships with staff, students, and families to enhance:
    1. School/residential/clinical relationships
    2. On-going and sustained involvement between students and parents/guardians.
  3. Develops culturally appropriate emotional, spiritual and wellness programming to support family cohesion and to equip parents/guardians with healthy parenting behaviors. Opportunities may take place on campus or in students’ communities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Social Work, Human Services, Psychology, Parent Education or a related field.
  • Possession of a Certified Chemical Dependency Counseling (CCDC) licensure preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse body of parents and families.
  • Bone Fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ) — Must be Native.

Mailroom Processor

Summary of Position:
The Mailroom Processor is responsible for the initial processing of mail and recording the donations received. This is a nonexempt position.

Accountability:
Reports to the Mail Processing Manager

Core Responsibilities:

  1. Operates mail opening machines. Sorts the replies and donations into specified categories.
  2. Processes white mail/cash; makes note of currency received from donor.
  3. Performs data entry. Keeps donor history file accurate.

Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • Typing skills required
  • Computer experience required

Physical Demands:
Uses both hands and wrists repetitively for prolonged periods of time.

Planned Giving Personal Care Specialist

Summary of Position:
The Planned Giving Personal Care Specialist focuses on Planned Giving donor engagement and satisfaction. Engagement is attained through multiple means of communication in a professional, respectful manner. The position provides administrative/clerical support for those activities involved with creating, describing and promoting all forms of Planned Giving appeals. This is a nonexempt position.

Accountability:
Reports to the Planned Giving Manager

Responsibilities:

  1. Serves a portfolio of Planned Giving donors by solving their concerns or requests in a timely, helpful and fully conclusive manner.
  2. Maintains, documents, and provides accurate records of all donor-related contacts and activities through a comprehensive Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Moves Management process.
  3. Processes Gift Annuity proposals, contracts and monthly annuity checks according to established policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • High school education
  • Experience in telephone work and making numerous outbound calls
  • Experience in successfully engaging individuals on the telephone is important
  • Two years of customer service and telemarketing experience is highly desired

Production Support

Summary of Position:
Responsible for the operation of the inserting machines, under the guidance of the technical support, to assemble mail for posting.

Accountability:
Reports to the Production Manager

Core Responsibilities:

  1. Unpacks and prepares for assembly materials for use on the inserting machines.
  2. Keeps all inserting machine feeders filled to insure a smooth and unbroken machine operation according to the set production standards.
  3. Prepares mail for the Post Office according to the U.S. Postal Service guidelines, and policies and procedures of the Development Office.

Working Conditions:

  • Position requires frequent bending, lifting, and carrying bundles weighing up to 35 lbs. and occasionally 50 lbs.
  • Bulk of work is done while standing.

Qualifications:

  • High School Degree or equivalent preferred

Child Services Staff (Residential Staff)

  1. Single or married
  2. Strong role models
  3. Emotional and physical support
  4. Family-oriented
  5. Two staff members per home (12 students)
  6. 10 month contract
  7. Rotating schedule (six days on/three off)

We welcome all qualified applications and will keep on file for one year.

To apply, please send resume to:

St. Joseph's Indian School HR Dept.
Attn: Melissa
PO Box 89
Chamberlain, SD 57325
Email: hrdept@stjo.org