The Point Arc Serving Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati

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Current job opportunities are listed below.  Please check back often for open opportunities if you do not see a job opportunity listed.  Contact Elizabeth Suhre, Director of Human Resources, for further questions or to send a resume.


Individuals who are visually impaired may contact Elizabeth Suhre at 859-491-9191 ext. 112 for assistance with applying, or can apply in person at our main office located at 104 West Pike Street, Covington, KY 41011.

Director of Events   The Point/Arc of Northern Kentucky is seeking an experienced Director of Events to be responsible for planning, organizing and executing a variety of fundraising and community events in all stages of inception through execution and follow-up. For this position, a Bachelor's degree in marketing, business administration or other related field is preferred. A minimum of 2 years prior event planning experience is necessary, preferably for a non-profit or human services organization.

Core Competencies:

Strong ethical standards
Strong interpersonal and human relations skills
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Strong attention to details
Strong presentation skills
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously from inception through execution
Ability to interact with diplomacy and tact amid influential clients and diverse groups
Ability to maintain and develop relationships with significant and influential individuals
Ability to adapt and respond to various situations
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
Entrepreneurial, a self-starter with a hands-on approach
Strong critical thinking and analytical abilities
Proficient computer skills

Primary Responsibilities:

Serve a chairperson for each of The Point's major fundraising and community based events

Manage and direct each event in all stages of preparation, execution, and follow-up as follows:
- Secure co-chairs where necessary, recruit event committees and volunteers, facilitate event planning meetings as needed.

- Choose event venues, dates, and times.

- Negotiate event related service contracts where necessary with various vendors.

- Develop event themes, collaborate with Director of Marketing to design and create invitations, tickets, signage, event programs, and other printed materials used before, during, or after the event.

- Plan and coordinate event decor and set-up.

- Work with administrative staff to secure event sponsorships. Cultivate relationships with past donors and obtain new sponsorships from new donors.

- Collaborate with the Director of Marketing to market, advertise and promote all events.

- Coordinate food, beverage, and entertainment at events where necessary, serve as main contact for all event related vendors and venue representatives.

- Secure donations of items for event prizes and auction items. Manage the process of gathering, cataloguing, storage, and transportation of items to and from event locations.

- Manage the reservations process.

- Work with finance staff to accurately track all event revenues and expenses.

- Ensure adequate staffing at all events; direct the work of volunteers and staff at each event.

- Ensure adequate photo and/or media coverage at events.

- Gather feedback after events from attendees, volunteers, and staff.

- Work with administrative staff to ensure that all donors are appropriately thanked.

- Other event related duties as necessary.

Continually project The Point's mission and message about persons with disabilities in a way that upholds the values of the organization.

Manage the process of developing a quarterly agency-wide printed newsletter, collaborate with other administrative and program staff for content and photographic contributions, work with outside printing vendor for layout and design of newsletter.

Collaborate with Director of Marketing for the development and creation of electronic communications with donors and friends of The Point.

Assist administrative staff with various other donor related tasks on an as needed basis, including but not limited to: maintenance of donor database, preparation of letters and other donor correspondence, and recordkeeping.
Other duties as assigned.

Due to the nature of this position, it is expected that portion of the work will be performed externally with some nights and weekends as necessary. The Director of Events is expected to attend all agency fundraisers and community based events.


Accounts Payable Specialist  The Point/Arc of Northern Kentucky is a full-service non-profit agency located in Covington, KY, assisting individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities to reach their highest potential residentially, socially, vocationally, and educationally. We are seeking a part-time (10-12 hours per week) Accounts Payable Specialist to join our accounting team.

Primary Responsibilities:

Receive and process invoices, check requests, and expense reports from multiple internal locations for payment. Code each invoice to the appropriate general ledger expense account.
Process monthly credit card statements. Match credit card transactions to corresponding receipts or backup documentation, code each expense to the general ledger.
Process weekly check runs to ensure accurate and on-time payments to vendors. Process online and/or phone payments where necessary.
Reconcile and file monthly sales tax return with the State of Kentucky.
Develop and maintain positive relationships with various vendors. Complete credit applications and set up new vendor accounts as requested. Troubleshoot and resolve vendor issues as they arise.
Track and resolve outstanding check payments as requested.
Maintain accessible and accurate records for accounts payable.
Assist accounting staff in processing daily bank deposits.
Other related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent. Additional education in accounting a preferred.

One to three years prior experience working in an accounting environment; familiarity with basic accounting principles, accounts payable processes and general ledger accounts.

Familiarity with accounting software applications. Prior experience with Sage Accounting Software a HUGE plus.

Must be detail oriented and have the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Proven problem-solving ability. Ability to independently manage a process from start to finish.


Barista   Point Perk is a coffee shop located in Covington, KY owned and operated by The Point/Arc of Northern Kentucky. We currently are seeking part-time baristas. Hours of operation are:

Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Barista is responsible for providing excellent customer service to customers, the creation of coffee drinks and other items for customers, assisting the Barista Manager is the daily operations of Point Perk, and supervision of staff.

Primary responsibilities:

Open and close the shop according to established policies and procedures.
Operate espresso machine and other shop equipment in order to prepare drinks and pastries as per established procedures and customer requests.
Assist the Barista Manager in leading and supervising staff, including but not limited to: provide instruction and direction, provide training as needed, model appropriate behaviors and practices.
Reconcile cash register daily using daily sales report.
Maintain appropriate standards of cleanliness in the shop, dining area, and kitchen. Maintain appropriate storage standards for food items.
Communicate with the Barista Manager regarding all equipment maintenance concerns and non-equipment related issues or concerns.
Other related duties as assigned.

 Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Must be friendly and outgoing, must have initiative and be able to work well independently. Must have strong customer service skills and the ability to lead and direct 1-2 staff during shifts. Must be reliable and have reliable transportation to and from work. Must have weekday and Saturday morning availability. Prior restaurant or coffee shop experience a plus.


Direct Support Professionals -  We are currently seeking Direct Support Professionals to serve adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities in group home and staffed residence settings.  Our residents live in a home environment with 24 hour support provided.  Each home has 3-6 residents, and is located in a communtiy setting.  Unlike facility employment, we offer an opportunity to make a significant difference in the life of our residents by having most shifts double staffed providing a low staff to resident ratio.  We are currently seeking part-time and full-time applicants for our new locations in Independence and Erlanger, as well as existing locations throughout Northern Kentucky.  If you want a career where you can really spend time with and appreciate individuals and to make a difference in someone's life, then this is the position for you!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide personal care to residents including showering/bathing, skin care, grooming, dressing/undressing, transfers, positioning, meal and hydration assistance
  • Maintain confidentiality and respect the dignity of each resident at all times
  • Ensure the safety, welfare, and rights of all residents
  • Assist residents with daily living activities
  • Assist in evaluating residents' abilities in self-care, home management, and social/leisure skills
  • Transport residents to various locations, such as medical/dental appointments and social outings, as necessary
  • Use agency vehicles and equipment responsibly
  • Be responsible for providing a homelike environment while meeting the physical, social, and psychological needs of the residents
  • Provide ongoing supportive training to assist residents in acheiving the maximum potential for independence and self-direction
  • Respond as trained to any medical issues that arise in the home
  • Document residents' individual program plans, goals, and daily progress notes
  • Administer and oversee medications in accordance with established policies and procedures (training provided)
  • Assist in meal preparation and menu planning
  • Maintian a healthy and clean living environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Eligible candidates must be at least 21 years of age, OR at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED.  State Registered Nurses Aide (SRNA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), or State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA) preferred.  Prior experience working with individuals with intelelctual/developmental disabilities and/or behavioral supports is preferred.  Candidates must possess a valid drivers license with an acceptable driving record.  Candidates must be able to pass a drug test and extensive background checks.  Candidates must have reliable transportation to and from work.  Must have availability to work day hours, evenings, overnights and weekends.


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