Job Posting: Part Time House Maintenance Assistant

House Maintenance Assistant

We are posting for a part-time House Maintenance Assistant to work primarily out of the Ronald McDonald House of Washington, DC.  Interested parties, please submit your resume to HR@rmhcdc.org.

Job Opening: Weekend House Manager

JOB TITLE: Weekend Manager

FLSA STATUS: Part-Time

REPORTS TO: House Manager

LOCATION: Ronald McDonald House of Northern Virginia

 

The Organization

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, D.C. (RMHCDC) has been serving families in the Greater Washington, D.C. area for over 35 years. Our mission is to ease the hardship of children’s illness on families. We do this through three core programs (RM Houses, RM Family Rooms, RM Care Mobiles) that focus on the critical needs of children, celebrating the diversity of the donors who make them possible, staying true to our heritage of responsible stewardship, and operating with accountability and transparency.

 

The Position

The Weekend Manager is responsible for implementing the mission, goals, and objectives of RMHC under the direction of the Director of Operations and House Manager.  The Weekend Manager temporarily manages the day-to-day operations of Ronald McDonald House and assures that RMHC policies and procedures are appropriately implemented.

Success in this position will require fitting into the culture of Ronald McDonald House Charities. This will require a passion for the mission of the organization and for the families it serves.  It will also require sensitivity to the needs of families under stress and the ability to work with a variety of volunteers.

Weekend Managers are typically assigned to work approximately one weekend per month, though this may vary based on the needs of the house and the rotation of the other Weekend Managers.  Please note: A weekend shift consists of the combined following hours on duty: Friday 4pm-10pm, Saturday 8am-10pm and Sunday 8am-3pm.   This position is paid a stipend of $350 for completing the full weekend shift.  Weekend Managers have the option to stay overnight at the house for their weekend shift.  The Ronald McDonald House of Northern Virginia is located at 3312 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA 22042.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise House operations, providing the highest standards of compassion, hospitality and safety, to ensure services are carried out according to established policy.
  • Maintain a comforting and welcoming environment for residents and guests, providing assistance as necessary.
  • Perform tours of the facility for volunteers and donors as needed.
  • Supervise the front office, including guest checkouts, recordkeeping and receiving donations.
  • Ensure the completion and legibility of all office documents in a timely and thorough manner.
  • Maintain a safe, secure, and orderly environment at all times.  This includes, but is not limited to, completing house chores when necessary, performing end-of-shift inspections and forwarding all pertinent information to the overnight Guard during shift transitions.
  • Prepare for, supervise, and instruct volunteers and volunteer groups during shift.
  • Monitor House policies and procedures.  Intervene in a disciplinary manner when appropriate.
  • Maintain flexibility, acknowledging the elements of communal living and the need to cope with stress and grief.
  • Promptly notify House Manager/ Management when unusual incidents occur in the House.

Core Competencies:

  • Ability to relate to and appropriately communicate with families in crisis.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to relate to people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum direction and supervision.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills with the ability to work in a flexible, team-oriented environment.

Key Behaviors:

  • Displays high integrity, honesty and professional maturity.
  • Demonstrates a welcoming attitude and sensitivity to the needs of RMH families at all times.
  • Makes decisions while exhibiting good judgment and a realistic understanding of issues; ability to use reason, even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Willingness to enforce RMH policies and procedures to residents as needed.
  • Demonstrates initiative and problem-solving skills to ensure House operations run smoothly during shift. 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervise volunteers during shift.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience.
  • Minimum 2 years work experience.
  • Previous experience in a supervisory position.
  • Reliable transportation.

Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resumé to HR@rmhcdc.org.  Resumés without a cover letter will not be considered.

 

RMHCDC is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity of all kinds. It is our policy to ensure that all individuals are treated equally without regard to age, color, disability, gender, marital status, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, expression, gender identity or veteran status.  

Job Opening: Community Engagement Coordinator

JOB TITLE: Community Engagement Coordinator

FLSA STATUS: Exempt; Full-time

REPORTS TO: Director of Marketing and Community Engagement

 

The Organization

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, D.C. (RMHCDC) has been serving families in the Greater Washington, D.C. area for over 35 years. Our mission is to ease the hardship of children’s illness on families. We do this through three core programs (RM Houses, RM Family Rooms, RM Care Mobiles) that focus on the critical needs of children, celebrating the diversity of the donors who make them possible, staying true to our heritage of responsible stewardship, and operating with accountability and transparency.

 

The Position

The Community Engagement Coordinator performs diverse responsibilities in support of RMHCDC’s community outreach efforts. The Coordinator reports to the Director of Marketing and Community Engagement and works closely with the Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications to spread the word about the families cared for by RMHCDC and the three core program areas. This person assists with donor relations, speaking engagements, and workplace giving opportunities.

Success in this position will require fitting into the culture of Ronald McDonald House.  This will require a passion for the mission of the organization and for the families it serves.  It will require the ability to work with a variety of volunteers, including board members, who support and help the organization.  It will also require sensitivity to the needs and passions of a diverse staff.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contributes to annual planning, including coordinating communication within the marketing and communications department and across departments;
  • Supports staff and Board of Directors in their work to identify, cultivate, steward, and solicit existing and additional donors;
  • Represents the charity at special events and third-party fundraising appearances;
  • Speaks on behalf of the charity at corporate and workplace giving opportunities;
  • Develops primary relationships with event committees and partners;
  • Works to identify and implement new and creative methods for increasing peer-to-peer fundraising and community involvement;
  • Assists the marketing and development teams to ensure corporate partner benefits are met;
  • Works in conjunction with the marketing team to maintain event contacts, reconcile event income and expenses, and provide financial detail;
  • Prepares meeting materials and coordinates attendance/appearance of staff or volunteers at events;
  • Assists with marketing, including collateral materials related to donor development, recruitment, and retention (website, Facebook, email, print media, etc.);
  • Acts as Staff Liaison to the Red Shoe Society including maintaining their roster, holding elections, assisting with their meetings, and coordinating their events;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Core Competencies:

  • Must be detailed, organized, and self-motivated.
  • Polished communication skills with ability to interact well with the public, board members and staff.
  • Maintains positive relationships with board members, donors and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and remain calm in hectic situations.
  • Ability to manage confidential information with discretion and tact required.
  • Results oriented with an emphasis on maximizing the bottom line of fundraising efforts.

Key Behaviors:

  • Displays high integrity and honesty.
  • Articulates the case for support for RMHCDC with knowledge, passion and conviction.
  • Approaches new ideas and challenges with an open mind and the ability to see things from other’s perspectives.
  • Interacts with diverse groups of people with clear and concise presentation of Charity goals.
  • Perseveres through challenges with a positive outlook and adaptability.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Intern(s) on occasion

 

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 2-4 years of experience coordinating community events and appearances
  • Valid driver's license required; Willingness and ability to travel (locally) to event locations for Charity business required
  • Computer literacy with Microsoft products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with fundraising, contact management or other database software preferred
  • Willingness and ability to work some evenings and weekends

Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resumé to HR@rmhcdc.org.  Resumés without a cover letter will not be considered.

 

RMHCDC is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity of all kinds. It is our policy to ensure that all individuals are treated equally without regard to age, color, disability, gender, marital status, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, expression, gender identity or veteran status.  

Ronald McDonald Family Room® (RMFR) at

Children’s National Health System

Ronald McDonald Family Room Evening/Weekend Coordinator

Job Description

 

Position Description: This is a part-time position covering one weekend afternoon and two or three nights a week. The position requires regular attendance in order to effectively fulfill the requirements of the job. The Ronald McDonald Family Room Evening/Weekend Coordinator helps to oversee the operation of the RMFR at Children’s National. The RMFR Coordinator is hired and supervised by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington DC (RMHCDC) staff but works on-site at Children’s National. The RMFR Coordinator provides room coverage, helps to recruit, train, schedule, and supervise volunteers, develops and implements programming for parents and other caregivers, ensures that the Family Room is stocked and maintained, and assists with other duties as assigned.

 

Required Education/Skills: Candidates should have a high school diploma or equivalent, and preferred candidates will have or be working towards a college or advanced degree. Candidates should have experience working with children and families of diverse backgrounds and have some experience working with families in crisis. Candidates must have good people skills, be friendly and outgoing but also understand how to be caring, compassionate and comforting without being intrusive. Candidates must be dependable and flexible, able to demonstrate initiative and work with minimum oversight. Supervisory experience is a plus as the RMFR Coordinator will help to train and supervise Family Room volunteers. It is also essential that candidates communicate well verbally and in writing (basic computer skills a must) and be able to work as part of an interdisciplinary team. Candidates will be cross-trained by RMHCDC and Children’s National in order to become familiar with both organizations. Candidates must meet other hiring requirements such as completing a background check and obtaining a Special Category Volunteer clearance processed through Children’s Volunteer Office. Note: the ability to do some physical work, such as lifting/moving supplies, is required.

 

Location: The Ronald McDonald Family Room is located on Hematology/Oncology floor at Children’s National in Washington, DC.

 

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Karen Judson, Director of Programs, at kjudson@rmhcdc.org.

Ronald McDonald Family Room Coordinator Position Open

Ronald McDonald Family Room at Childrens National Medical Center

Ronald McDonald Family Room Coordinator Position Open

RMHCDC is looking for an Evening/Weekend Coordinator for the Ronald McDonald Family Room at Children's National Health System. The hours are Mon/Wed/Fri evenings from 4-8PM and Saturday afternoons from 12-5PM. For more information, please contact Karen Judson, RMHCDC Director of Programs, at kjudson@rmhcdc.org. No calls, please.

House Maintenance Assistant

JOB TITLE: House Maintenance Assistant

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt; Part-time, up to 20 hours/week

REPORTS TO: House Manager, DC House

The Organization

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Washington, D.C. (RMHCDC) has been serving families in the Greater Washington, D.C. area for 35 years. Our mission is to ease the hardship of children’s illness on families. We do this through three core programs (RM Houses, RM Family Rooms, RM Care Mobiles) that focus on the critical needs of children, celebrating the diversity of the donors who make them possible, staying true to our heritage of responsible stewardship, and operating with accountability and transparency.

The Position

This position requires general “handyman” skills and an interest in helping out where needed, primarily at our Washington, DC house.  The successful candidate will embody self-motivation, problem-solving skills, and a can-do attitude when it comes to ensuring our house is in the best shape possible for the families that come to stay with us.

Success in this position will require fitting into the culture of Ronald McDonald House Charities. This will require a passion for the mission of the organization and for the families it serves.  It will require the ability to work with a variety of volunteers, including board members, who support and help the organization.  It will also require sensitivity to the needs and passions of a diverse staff.

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