Early Intervention & Prevention (EIP) Initiative Director
The Early Intervention & Prevention (EIP) Initiative Director is the convener for the Early Intervention Planning Council (EIPC). The Early Intervention Planning Council is a cross-system youth serving agency collaborative that works to improve outcomes for you in Marion County by working towards reducing the occurrence of abuse, neglect, and delinquency. As convener for the EIPC, the EIP Initiative Director coordinates the regular EIPC meetings and related workgroups. In addition, the EIP Initiative Director implements, manages, and evaluates the strategies in the EIPC strategic plan. Related responsibilities include: grants management and fund development, data collection and reporting, meeting facilitation, community engagement, systems change leadership and general program administration. Read more here. Qualified candidates should submit the following documents to John Brandon, MCCOY’s President, by Friday, July 7, 2017 at NOON via email at email@example.com: a letter of interest in the position; resume which includes education, previous work and volunteer experiences, and applicable skills; and professional references
MCCOY frequently has educational opportunities available for students who show an interest in non-profit management, social work, advocacy, fundraising, public relations and training. MCCOY specifically has opportunities for MSW students in their second year of schooling. When such opportunities are available, they will be posted here. If you have questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have extra time to devote to a proven and efficient non-profit that champions youth development? If so, MCCOY has a spot for you. Contact us at 317-921-1266 to lend a hand!
Academic Advocates for Summer Learning – Summer VISTAs
As the youth services intermediary, MCCOY works to make sure that every young person the supports and opportunities needed for positive development. We are work at multiple levels: at the program level; at the community level, and at the professional level. Developing the messages/marketing strategies and securing needed resource to impact each of these levels is where the work of this VISTA associate will be focused. MCCOY has been engaged in efforts to increase the high school graduation rate. Working with a variety of partners, we have made progress. We want to continue that work, focusing on two strategies: engaging/empowering youth to be agents of community change; and informing/engaging the community in the work of youth development. MCCOY, Inc. believes that poverty can be overcome; we have 30% child poverty through education and engagement. The ideal candidate for this position will be a self-starter with excellent organizational, time management, and oral and written communication skills; have a passion for and a commitment to the positive development of youth; a deep respect for people of all backgrounds and the ability to relate to diverse audiences; will be a proficient researcher and writer; has a creative bent with the ability to translate that creativity into messages that capture minds and hearts; experience with the use of video and social media a plus. To apply, sign up for the AmericaCorps VISTA program and apply for the Academic Advocates for Summer Learning position.
Family Access Network (FAN) seeks to increase access to and use of family and social services for resident living in the Near Westside (ZIP Code 46222). FAN’s vision is that all children in Marion County are safe and free from abuse or neglect and their caregivers have the support they need to provide a safe, healthy and a nurturing environment for children. The Natural Caregiver will conduct home visits with mothers living in the Near Westside (46222) to screen for pre and postpartum depression and make friendly referrals to available service providers. The Natural Caregiver Program is designed to coach, educate and advocate our mothers who have pre and postpartum depression. The Near Westside community is looking for individuals who have strong core values with regard to leadership, respect, integrity, caring, resourcefulness, and inclusion & diversity. Download and complete this application and email to email@example.com or mail to the following address:
1375 West 16th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Excellence in Summer Service Education Awards (ESSEA)
ESSEA is an initiative of the Summer Youth Program Fund and awards 20 high school and college students that work in summer programs with a $1,000 educational award each summer. Volunteers needed to read and evaluate applications and determine ESSEA winners. Level of commitment include four hours of application review, one two-hour meeting, and attendance at the awards dinner celebration.
Family Access Network (FAN)
FAN is developing a co-location of services site on the Near West side of Indianapolis to promote healthy children, families and communities by increasing access, use and capacity of existing services through innovative, neighborhood-based partnerships in a single location. Volunteers needed: to serve on the following task forces: nonprofit law and contracts, real estate development, community and neighborhood development, marketing and public relations, advocacy and policy issues. Level of commitment include two hour meeting every month, plus occasional conference calls and events.
MCCOY Board of Directors
If you are interested in volunteering your time for MCCOY, we are always looking for committed individuals to serve on our various committees for our Board of Directors. Serving on a MCCOY committee is a first step for someone who is interested in serving as a board member, but serving on a committee does not obligate you to future board level involvement. If you are interested in becoming involved with MCCOY as a board member or as a member of one of our committees, please contact John Brandon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-921-1266. Level of commitment: two hour meeting every other month, plus occasional committee work and events. Here are the various committees and their work for you to review:
- Public Policy and Advocacy Committee: Working with the Director of Public Policy and Advocacy, the Public Policy and Advocacy Committee seeks to identify youth issues and public policy arenas where MCCOY can have influence, provide information about best and emerging practices, and expand the quality and reach of youth development programming.
- Marketing and Communications Committee: Working with the Director of Communications, the Marketing and Communications Committee focuses on the development and implementation of strategies to demonstrate the essential nature of the work that MCCOY does in our community. The focus of the Marketing and Communications Committee will be to increase awareness, use and respect of MCCOY’s programs and initiatives.
- Fund Development Committee: The Fund Development Committee is responsible for overseeing the organization’s overall fundraising and, in particular, the fundraising done by the board.
- Finance Committee: Working with the President, the Finance Committee is responsible for providing oversight on all the financial matter of the organization including annual budget, annual audit, and financial management.
- Governance and Board Development Committee: Along with the agency President, the Governance and Board Development Committee is responsible for the growth and development of the board, including recruitment, orientation, assessment and the annual board retreat.
- Program Committee: The Program Committee provides support and guidance for MCCOY initiatives involving the Youth Worker Learning Network, the Early Intervention and Prevention Initiative, Youth Employment Initiative, Summer Youth Program supports, and various community involvement initiatives that MCCOY leads and/or supports.