Pottery Studio Manager

Community Learning Center

The Pottery


The Community Learning Center is looking for a Pottery Studio Manager


Job Description and Qualifications:


Qualified Applicants will:
  • Be Community Minded while working well to provide programming with The Community Learning Center to meet the needs of the community and Pottery Members.
  • Is a proficient artist of ceramics and pottery.
  • Is self-motivated with strong creative problem solving, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Has extensive experience with Kilns/Pug Mill, Glaze Mixing and Chemistry formulation.
  • Is willing to teach as well as manage and oversee training studio assistants who assist in fulfilling Pottery duties.
  • This individual is collaborative in nature and works well with others.
  • He/She will understand Health benefits of keeping a clean studio.  This proactive individual will work to find creative ways to improve the facilities in terms of aesthetics, function and safety which is an integral part of this position.
  • The Studio Manager is expected to maintain an active creative studio practice in view of all who use or work in the studio.

This hybrid position will begin with 20 hours of work managing The Pottery with additional 5-10 hours a week, teaching classes for a total of 25-30 hours with programming.  The pay will be $25 per hour.  As programming continues to grow, the hours for managing and teaching will grow.


Please send resume to:  Julia Tipton, CLC, 401 E. Diamond Street, Kendallville, IN 46755


Stock Crew

Friendship Connection

Needs stock crew on Mondays & Thursdays from 9 to 11 a.m.

Must be able to lift about 30 pounds


We also need people to drive the van to pick up food.  That schedule is somewhat flexible, but sometimes we need people to go quickly when a call comes in.

To volunteer, call our office during business hours at 260-349-1942.

Van Drivers

Common Grace Ministries, Inc.

Help!  We Really Need You!


We are currently unable to deliver furniture to our neighbors or pick up donations since we haven’t found drivers

  • Requires a valid driver’s license

  • Ability to safely drive a full-sized cargo van

  • Muscle to handle furniture

All volunteers must submit to a background check.

Call the office at 260-349-1942 for more details. 

Independent Contractor

bloom! Synergist

Job description summary

bloom! is seeking an independent contractor who champions children’s learning needs based on the principles of child development.  Our goal is to identify a person that is motivated to inspire teachers and administrators to do the same.  The independent contractor is a person engaged to do work that reaches specific results, is self-motivated, and has the ability to work flexible hours.  If you have exceptional verbal and written communication skills, working knowledge in adult learning, and human development we encourage you to apply.

Company overview

bloom! is an initiative to offer resources and mentorship to early education environments in a six county area located in Northeast Indiana.  bloom! is growing to support the demand for our services.

bloom! advocates for the study of children in schools and empowers those who work with children by encouraging them to be critical thinkers.  We support teachers to provide children learning experience that honor and meet their intellectual and developmental needs.

bloom! shift paradigms about children and education.  We are effective in supporting the creation of principle based classrooms through a method of PD that incorporates observation, reflection and continued study in all places where children are served.

Qualifications and Qualities

  • Masters Degree in Social Science
  • Working Knowledge of Human Development
  • Interest in Education
  • Interest in Research
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Established knowledge of creating and managing budgets
  • Must clear background check


  • Design experiential learning for adults
  • Generate conversation with adults
  • Support and respect the thinking of adult learners by;
    • honoring their autonomy
    • providing various context for knowledge acquisition and manifestation
    • Using adult interest
    • Organize information and unusual connections
  • Travel in a six county area of Indiana
  • Available during the day and evenings
  • Use of up-to-date research in
    • Cognitive development and learning
    • Child development
    • Adult learning
  • Ability to track your performance and record keeping for the organization
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Driven, self motivated disposition
  • Ability to work in different environments and adjust based on need
  • Ability to be mobile in the community with a valid drivers license
  • Flexible working hours as necessary to complete tasks

The ideal candidate possess the following characteristics:

Introspective                                                               Calm

Assertive                                                                       Unemotional

Results oriented                                                          Agreeable

Slow to anger                                                               Observant

Doesn’t bend to peer pressure                                  Diplomatic

Independent                                                                 Rational

Takes risks                                                                    Curious

Easy going

Compensation and Benefits

Pay Range:  $60,000- $80,000 (COE)

This position is paid for by a grant through the Dekko Foundation


Professional Development Stipend                     Professional Membership Dues

Mileage reimbursement                                         Flexibility

Ownership of your own learning


Please submit Cover Letter, Resume and References by September 15, 2022 to


Subject line: bloom! Synergist Application





Program Director

Now Accepting Applications for a Program Director 


Make an impact on Noble County as the next Program Director of the Community Foundation of Noble County.  This position is primarily responsible for all grantmaking, but will work closely with other departments within the Foundation.

The Board of Trustees will be looking for someone community-minded who can build strong, lasting relationships with CFNC’S partner organizations, agencies, and donors.  They need to be able to identify opportunities and determine how CFNC can be a positive catalyst to strengthen the community.

A Program Director will be organized, as the day-to-day work of grantmaking includes evaluating grant proposals, conducting applicant interviews and site visits, leading committee meetings, and making grant award announcements.

This position also acts as a PULSE (Philanthropists Utilizing Lifelong Service and Education) Navigator, supporting teens as they learn philanthropic skills and how to be a leader in their community.

As a leader within the Community Foundation, the Program Director develops an annual action plan and goals for the organization, represents CFNC at community events, and has a desire to grow and learn professionally.

To be successful, this position requires:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Strong Leadership and Management skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn new software quickly

Qualifications include:

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in business, non-profit management, project management, organizational leadership, or related field.
  • Minimum of three years of program experience in a professional capacity.

Base pay commensurate based on experience with consideration of local, regional, and industry-specific salary survey data.  Vacation and holiday pay, health benefit stipend, retirement match and professional development provided.

For the full list of job duties, please go to https://bit.ly/2022ProgramDirector.