Job Posting: Administrative Assistant/ Bookkeeper

We are currently looking for a part time administrative assistant/ bookkeeper to work 24-32 hours a month. Responsibilities include: Donor development assistance including data entry and overseeing coding of gifts in the Donor Perfect development software, creating thank you letters Bookkeeping assistance using Quickbooks and excel including tracking receipts, flex spending account tracking, bill payments, data entry of payments and deposits, grant tracking, insurance review, collection and tracking of tenant and rent receipts, distributing and tracking direct financial assistant to guests and preparing information for monthly reconciliation by outside accountant. Qualifications: Previous experience with Quick Books, donor fundraising software, and

Wednesday Dinner Wizards

It’s no secret that all things at Lydia’s House are possible thanks to all of our dedicated volunteers who consistently show up and help us accomplish our every day tasks both big and small. Lydia’s House strives to be a relational ministry. Folks connected to the world of ministry may take this for granted, but to all of us on staff here, we know that the commitment it takes to be a part of a relational ministry is no small task. Relational ministry requires a few key things, consistency, intentional presence, and the desire to invest in relationship with the

Giving Thanks for Answered Prayers

WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR: Healthy births for two first-time moms, L and D. S’s beautiful family, sweet new baby, and her new apartment. T’s healthy new baby, and her new apartment.   L’s safe transition to the Shanklin’s house. A’s transition to her own apartment through the Welcome Project. The Affordable Housing Trust Fund, created this year in the city of Cincinnati. All the generous donors that allowed Lydia’s House to acquire a building & develop affordable apartments.   The great success of the Women for Women event, and the ongoing friendship of the Krzeski Family. The enrichment provided by

Norwood Flora & Fauna: Temporary Beautification for Abandoned Space

The new building when Lydia’s House first acquired it, in May:                     The same building, on October 29:                       Lydia’s House’s new building was facing a long year of renovations. The windows would need to be covered, and we wanted to do that in a way that would be beautiful, and show that the building had new owners who cared about it. We connected with Woven Oak and Garden Camp, hoping that local kids could be involved in some kind of

Home Improvements

A house is like a living, sighing, leaking creature, and it always needs a little help somewhere. The house that holds St. Lydia’s has been standing for a century, and received some loving attention this week. We residents inside the house have seen the friendly faces of Georgia and Dennis Bishop popping up in the windows. This couple, our regular building maintenance volunteers, are taking on the long-term improvement project of installing new storm windows. The house’s original windows are still in place but have not always provided the most security from the weather, especially cold winds. We really appreciate