a place of restoration and hope

 

                                                                     

OCP is Hiring !!!

Administrative Director

Assistant Kitchen Coordinator

We have an opening in our kitchen for a 3/4 to full time assistant manager. The Asst. Kitchen Manager assists the Coordinator in all aspects of running and managing the kitchen. The assistant may also work Community Center shifts serving our homeless community members. Work includes managing meals and staff/volunteers cooking meals, food donations, FLR restaurant, good components of our fundraising events, and Kitchen Industries, a supportive employment program. OCP provides 20,000 hot meals to homeless and at risk individuals and families in our community each year. The work is challenging but highly meaningful. Come join our team! Full job description can be found here. $30k – $35k. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter detailing why you would be a good fit for this position. Send to Sam@OurCommunityPlace.org.

OCP is hiring for the open position of full time Administrative Director. This is a management position and either completes the work for, or oversees others completing, a variety of tasks related to financial management, bookkeeping, human resources, tracking data, office management, and communications/marketing/social media. OCP seeks an individual with strong organizational skills who is detail oriented and enjoys these tasks, and is looking for a long-term commitment to serving the populations we serve at OCP. The work is challenging but highly meaningful. Come join our team! Full job description can be found here. $33k – $43k. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter detailing why you would be a good fit for this position. Send to Sam@OurCommunityPlace.org.              

     To our major sponsors: a HUGE THANK YOU!     

RODIUM SPONSORS ($3000)

     Matchbox Realty

PALLADIUM SPONSORS ($1000 – $2000)

     JZ Engineering

     LD&B Insurance and Financial Services

     Colman Engineering

 

 

TITANIUM SPONSORS ($500)

     Blauch Brothers, Inc.

     Friendly City Food Coop

     Park View Federal Credit Union

     Allstate

     Evermore Construction

     Herr Construction

     Dynamic Aviation

     Harrisonburg Electric Commission

     Design Concrete Builders

     Frazier Quarry

GOLD SPONSORS ($250)

     Weaver’s Flooring America

     Everence Foundation

     Flora Pettit Law Offices

     Sam’s Construction

     BrydgeWorks Glass Studio

     Grassroots Landscaping

SILVER SPONSORS ($100)

     Boboko Cafe

     Cavalier

     Blue Ridge Hearing Center

     Beachy Arehart CPA’s

Vaccinations finally come to OCP!

Vaccinations finally come to OCP!

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Community Partner Spotlight: The Suitcase Clinic

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Housing Program Update – 2/23/2021

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Box Lunch Catering

Help support OCP! We can cater your next luncheon!