Business Specialist

Catholic Charities of Omaha - Omaha



Name of Facility: Catholic Charities
9223 Bedford Ave.
Omaha, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Kelly Bolte


Department: Microbusiness
Reports to: Director, Microbusiness and Asset Development

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Present and/or host seminars and workshops on different topics.

Assess the content of the trainings/seminars and assist the Program Manager/Director in any efforts to improve curriculum according to clients’ needs

Assist with the recruitment efforts and ensure class participation

Assist with the development of the annual calendar for seminars/webinars. Find speakers and coordinate logistics of such seminars/webinars.

Provide technical assistance in English and Spanish to clients in all business-related issues: Business Plan development, business registration, EIN application, Sales Tax Permits, Sales Tax reports, licenses applications, estimates, etc.

Research different business topics to keep updated on any regulation or change in business practices that may affect business owners.

Stay knowledgeable in industry practices of those industries that are of most interest for our clients such as cleaning, construction, food, etc. as well as research information as needed.

Community involvement and Outside partnerships

Coordinates whatever teaching structures and relationships as needed to support program participants and further the goals of effective microbusiness development.

Maintains working positive relationships with related community groups, including NBDC, OSBN, SBA, EEC, SourceLink Nebraska, lending institutions, and all other organizations and programs which further the continued development of microbusinesses.

Assist Program Manager with the supervision of the volunteers as needed

Coordinate and maintain real-time communication with alumni group. Organize ongoing activities to promote mentoring and support to former alumni members.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Must be fluent in English

Fluency in a secondary language (Spanish) REQUIRED

Understanding of diverse cultures with sensitivity to all low-income persons and other disadvantaged persons with multi-cultural backgrounds.

Good verbal and written communication and adult teaching skills.

Computer proficiency including MS word, excel, power point, outlook. Graphic Design Programs knowledge would be a plus.

Up-to-date working knowledge of small business management and self-employment issues, including requirements at the local, state and federal level.

Ability to function as an active, collaborative team member.

Knowledge of Catholic Charities’ mission, values, vision, and ethical standards.

Knowledge of the Catholic Charities Compliance Program requirements including – but not limited to – the Code of Ethics, the

Compliance Policy, all organization-wide policies for compliance and compliance procedures affecting specific duties and responsibilities.

Application Instructions

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