NAMI Oshkosh: Executive Director

NAMI Oshkosh, the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, seeks a full-time Executive Director.  This position is responsible for oversight of the day-to-day operations of a non-profit agency, including supervision of volunteers, serving as liaison to the Board of Directors, representing the agency in a professional manner to the community, and oversight of financial operations, including but not limited to grant applications and donor relationships.

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field, and a minimum of three years' related experience or comparable experience in management.  At least three years' experience working in the field of mental illness services is also required.

A letter of interest plus resume may be emailed to Jamie@namioshkosh.org or mailed to: Jamie Schrauth, Board President, NAMI Oshkosh, PO Box 3033, Oshkosh, WI 54903.  Applications are due by May 15, 2014.

The Building for Kids Children's Museum: Facilities Manager

The Facilities Manager is responsible for the general maintenance, building services, day to day security, and visitor safety of The Building for Kids Children's Museum. Additional duties include minor construction projects, assisting staff and serving as a liaison between the Museum and pertinent city departments as well as facility related vendors. This is a physically active and team-oriented role requiring walking and standing for long periods of time, bending and lifting, and janitorial duties. Some weekend, evening and holiday hours are required.  This position reports to the Executive Director and is Full Time.  Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.

Safety & Security • Manages and trains staff in museum safety and security practices, including but not limited to creating and implementing new policies when needed, knowledge of OSHA requirements and museum injuries/incidents reporting process. • Responsible for building access issues, key control system and security monitoring. • Update, test and monitor security emergency procedures. • Ensure that all staff are trained in operations procedures such a lighting, alarm services, emergency evacuation, etc.

Facilities & Systems • Provide a positive welcoming atmosphere for visitors. • Conduct regular inspections of buildings and grounds making recommendations for improvements and repairs. • Facilitate and participate with building maintenance and repairs. • Maintain exhibit appearance, safety, and improvements, as well as installations of permanent and traveling exhibits. • Develop maintenance and cleaning schedules; working closely with evening maintenance service to provide optimal coverage. • Ensure that adequate supplies are available for maintenance of the exhibits, classrooms, bathrooms, and other areas of the Museum. • Maintain internal and external components of the Museum to high standards enhancing the guest experience and ensuring the mission of the Museum. • Administer maintenance contracts and payments for various interior and exterior maintenance vendors. •  Ensure all A/V equipment is functional and in place as required for meetings and events. • Calculate and compare costs for required goods or services to achieve maximum value for money. • Direct and plan essential services such as security, maintenance, cleaning, waste disposal and recycling. • Oversee event coordination; ensure proper scheduling of set up and take down for meetings, programs and events. • Promote a positive team attitude with employees and volunteers.

Qualifications/Requirements • High school graduate/GED required, higher degree preferred. • Minimum of three years of facility management experience. • Working knowledge of power and hand tools, painting, and general maintenance repair. • Leadership and communication skills. • General computer knowledge. • Customer services skills, and the ability to interact positively with diverse audiences. • General knowledge of basic security procedures and fire prevention techniques. • Willingness to do whatever is necessary to accomplish a task. • Comfortable working around children and large groups. • Good written and verbal communication skills. • Ability to prioritize and plan activities in a timely manner. • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment and balance competing demands. •       Flexibility and reliability to work occasional evenings, weekends, and special events.

Physical Demands • Work is performed in an office setting, on the museum floor, and in the basement work/storage area. • Ability to sit for extended periods of time. • Ability to communicate so that others can clearly understand information and/or instructions. • Ability to climb, bend, stoop and reach. • Must be able to walk and/or stand for long periods. • Working in confined spaces is sometimes required. • Must be able to push, pull or lift at least 50 pounds.

To apply for this Full Time position: Email your resume with three professional references to bschmidt@buildingforkids.org using the job title as your subject or mail your resume and professional references to The Building for Kids Children's Museum, RE: Facilities Manager Position, 100 W. College Avenue, Appleton, WI 54911

The Building for Kids Children's Museum: Welcome Desk Associate

The Building for Kids Children's Museum is looking for energetic, outgoing individuals who want to work in a fun and playful environment providing quality customer service to the public. Availability on weekdays and weekends preferred.  This position reports to the Visitor Experience Manager, and is Part-Time, 10-20 hours/week.

Description - Our Welcome Desk staff is responsible for greeting and assisting all visitors, operating point of sale systems for the purpose of selling admissions to the general public, promoting the purchase of memberships, camps, birthdays and other programs, and handling gift shop purchases. Provide exceptional customer service. - Greet, direct, and actively assist visitors and members as well as resolve customer concerns following policies and procedures.  - Greet Museum business visitors and contact appropriate staff to directly meet visitor.  - Answer incoming calls in a professional and timely manner; transfer callers appropriately and efficiently.  - Maintain appearance of the Welcome Desk and Gift Shop to provide an inviting atmosphere in the lobby.  - Provide an environment that encourages a mood in the Museum that is playful, spontaneous, and fun.  - Other duties as assigned.

Requirements - The ideal candidate must possess the following qualifications:  High school degree/GED required. Some college preferred.  - Basic computer literacy.  - Experience with cash handling procedures and a point of sale system.  - Excellent customer service and communication skills.  - One or more years of experience in customer service preferred.  - Experience working in a fast-paced, high-traffic, public environment.  - Interest in working in an educational setting with children, birth through age 8, and their families.

To apply for this Part Time Position - Please submit a brief cover letter with either your resume or BFK employment application to: Hope Eike, Visitor Experience Manager, The Building for Kids Children's Museum, 100 W. College Avenue, Appleton, WI 54911 Email: heike@buildingforkids.org No phone calls please.

Partnership Community Health Center: Health Access Coordinator

Under general supervision, the Health Access Coordinator helps navigate the Affordable Care Act process for applicants by providing guidance, education and support programming to  maintain coverage, select primary care provider and access care.  The Health Access Coordinator will be knowledgeable in the services that Partnership Community Health Center (PCHC) provides to patients and community.

1. Help patients and others understand and access insurance affordability options.  2. Provide information and assistance in a fair, accurate, culturally and linguistically appropriate manner to diverse communities. 3. Provide referrals to any applicable office of health insurance consumer assistance or ombudsman established under Section 2793 of the Public Health Service Act to address consumer grievances, complaints, or questions about their health plan, coverage, or a determination. 4. Design and implement educational training, for the community, on new insurance products in the Marketplace, financial literacy, Wellness and preventive care, focusing on smoking cessation. 5. Develop outreach events to assist Marketplace consumers in making PCHC their primary care home. 6. Perform other duties as assigned.

Please forward resume to maria.jacobson@thedacare.org

Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services: Shelter Advocate, Part Time, Oshkosh office

Job Description Summary:  Responsible for providing domestic abuse services for victims of abuse which include crisis line coverage, completing intakes and outtakes with shelter residents, and providing supportive services and advocacy with victims.  Shelter Advocates are also responsible for general oversight of the Christine Ann Center (Oshkosh) including following security procedures, accepting donations, and maintaining general cleanliness.

Basic Qualifications:  • Ability to maintain records and uphold confidentiality policies. • Ability to work in an environment with a diverse group of people. • Ability to work in an environment with multiple distractions. • Ability to work individually and prioritize required tasks. • Ability to communicate effectively.

Preferred Qualifications:  • Experience in the field of domestic abuse. • Bachelor's Degree or in the process of attaining a Bachelor's Degree in the field of Human Services. • Bilingual Spanish speaking (not required).

Scheduled Times: Job location is the Oshkosh Office located at 206 Algoma Blvd.  •  Weekend shifts are split from 4:00 p.m. Friday through 8:30 a.m. Monday in 8, 12, and 16 hour shifts. • Weekday shifts are from 4:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. Monday through Thursday, with occasional coverage from 11:30 pm to 8:30 am to cover vacations. • All shifts are shared among 7-8 Shelter Advocates.  A minimum of two overnight shifts and three day shifts per month are required on the weekends. • Shelter Advocates also cover holiday shifts. • This position may have limited hours.

Please send cover letter and resume electronically or by mail to:  Megan Janes, Office Manager, Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services, Inc., 1416 S. Commercial St., Neenah, WI 54956

Megan Janes, Office Manager mjanes@christineann.net

Boys' and Girls' Brigade: Communications Coordinator

Position:  Reporting to and in partnership with the Office Manager and Development Director, the Communications Coordinator will be the focal point in the office for all written communications.

Responsibilities

  • Write Grant proposals with direction from the Dev Director
  • Build & maintain contact database with direction from Dev Director
  • Generate thank you letters for donations and volunteers
  • Maintain Outlook calendar for building rentals
  • Create Award books, Camp books and Member Handbook with Program Leaders
  • Create monthly calendar
  • Coordinate  mailings
  • Oversee printing of most materials
  • Create & update forms
  • Assist in maintenance of social media
  • Greet visitors and handle incoming phone calls

Qualifications

  • Advanced writing skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a high energy environment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience working in a professional office setting

Benefits

  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • PTO vacation/sick time off
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Great work environment

Please forward resume and cover letter by April 25th, 2014 to: The Boys' & Girls' Brigade, PO Box 665, 109 W Columbian Ave, Neenah WI 54957-0665, Attn: Search Committee

Sexual Assault Crisis Center-Fox Cities: Victim Advocate/Volunteer Coordinator/Human Trafficking Advocate

The Victim Advocate/Volunteer Coordinator/Human Trafficking Advocate recruits and trains volunteers and assists interns.  This position works closely with agency staff to identify agency needs and how best they can be met with volunteers and/or interns. Also responsible for scheduling volunteers and volunteer activities including coordinating training for legal,  medical and human trafficking advocacy, group facilitation and other events, including one-time, short-term and long-term service projects.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to: caroline@sacc-foxcities.org

COTS Inc.: Intake Specialist (Part Time)

Administer and facilitate the application, intake and onboarding process for new and potential COTS residents.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  Serve as initial contact for potential COTS residents.  This requires answering intake phone, responding to email referrals, and responding to all voicemails from those seeking information about participating in the COTS program. Conduct intake interviews on all applicants to determine program interest. Maintain constant and effective communication with all applicants. Coordinate with program case manager for resident move-in and initial resident needs. Assist with resident onboarding process and follow up to ensure resident feels comfortable and safe.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:  * Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  * Ability to problem solve, prioritize and work independently.  * High attention to detail. Performs tasks with accuracy.  * Must be flexible, reliable and able to work in a team environment.  * High School Diploma or higher or equivalent.  * Competent computer skills including Microsoft Office experience or equivalent.  * Experience in ServicePoint preferred but not required.  * Must be patient, polite, understanding and firm.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & WORK REQUIREMENTS:  * Ability to function throughout the office for extended periods of time.  * Communicate with co-workers through two-way verbal communication (speech and hearing).  * Travel independently to various locations.  * Operate office equipment; i.e. personal computer, telephone, fax.  * Work independently with minimal supervision.  * Analytical and decision-making capabilities.  * Comprehend written and/or verbal communication.  * Noticeable passion for the COTS mission.

These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by staff assigned to this job classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

To apply, email resume to: awilson@appletoncots.org

Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services: Associate Director

Position Summary: Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services is seeking an Associate Director dedicated to our mission of preventing domestic violence and providing intervention and safety to all individuals affected by domestic violence.  This position is responsible for overseeing all client service programs to ensure that clients' evolving needs are met using a trauma informed care approach.  This includes supervision of direct client services staff, supervision of the facilities and volunteer program, and providing direct client services as needed.  This position also works with the Executive Director on inter-agency collaborations and program and policy development.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required in human services, social services or similar degree; Masters degree preferred.
  • Ability to problem solve and to handle crisis situations with sensitivity and reason.
  • Demonstrated ability in management and supervision.
  • Ability to mediate and resolve conflict.
  • Knowledge of domestic abuse issues and crisis intervention.
  • Background in working with diverse populations.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to maintain professional image.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Success in program planning and implementation, and organizational development.
  • Experience and success in leading teams.
  • High level of initiative and organization is required.
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities and be able to handle evolving or crisis situations with sensitivity and reason.
  • Must be able to work in an environment in which there are numerous distractions.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills.

This position is based at our Oshkosh, WI location. Competitive salary and benefits package available. Send resume with cover letter including salary requirements to:

Megan Janes, Office Manager, P.O. Box 99, Neenah, WI  54957-0099, mjanes@christineann.net

Scholarships, Inc: Lead Coach (Part Time)

Position Summary: We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Lead Coach who is passionate about students who may not otherwise have the opportunity for higher education and who has an unwavering commitment to ensuring their success in college and beyond.  Reporting to the Program Director, the Lead Coach will facilitate academic enrichment lessons that support and enhance students' learning and to develop college going success in the areas of reading, writing and character development. The Coach is responsible for personalizing and implementing all lesson plans to be interactive, engaging, and meaningful to students and also for providing opportunities for students to practice independently and/or in groups.

The Coach will:

  1. Deliver a college readiness program that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students
  2. Create a learning  space that is developmentally appropriate to the maturity and interests of middle school aged students
  3. Prepare for lessons assigned and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor
  4. Encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
  5. Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects.
  6. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with best practices, specific content knowledge, the physical limitations of the space provided, and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  7. Strive to implement, by instruction and action, the program's philosophy of learning and goals and objectives
  8. Assess student learning, through observations and other methods, in an ongoing manner, providing frequent student feedback, information to parents and year-end progress reports
  9. Utilize internal assessment tools to identify learning strengths and needs of every student, on a regular basis, for the purpose of intervention and/or acceleration toward academic and leadership standards
  10. Take necessary and reasonable precautions to assure safety in the classroom for all students
  11. Maintain accurate, complete, and correct student records related to emergencies, injuries, accidents in a confidential manner
  12. Assist in implementing all policies and rules governing student conduct
  13. Develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior
  14. Maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner
  15. Make provisions for being available to the students and parents for program-related purposes outside of the instructional period when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms
  16. Maintain and improve professional competence
  17. Participate in professional development opportunities
  18. Actively participate in team meeting
  19. Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues
  20. Establish and maintain open lines of communication with students, parents, and community members
  21. Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in education, counseling, social work, child development or other related field required.
  • Expectation of 3-5 years documented experience at the middle school level and in teaching reading, writing and character development skills.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with students and program staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and work with linguistically and ethnically diverse student populations.
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of issues related to postsecondary access including target populations, community agencies, colleges and university entrance requirements.
  • Conversational Spanish skills (preferred).

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to establish rapport with families and children
  • Assists students to assess and determine their educational needs and meet academic potential.
  • Assists students to set career goals and determine steps necessary to achieve them
  • Articulate, professional demeanor with strong self-confidence and initiative
  • Ability to work both on broad-based plan and everyday details
  • Ability to exercise excellent judgment in decision-making
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internal and external to the program
  • Independent, self-starter with a strong focus on student development  and a passion for working with underserved student populations and their families
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills with all levels of management, both internal and external to the program
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Possession of a passionate and caring attitude toward all children
  • Possession of a sense of urgency to do whatever it takes to assure that every student gets to and through college
  • Commitment to the vision, mission, values and goals of Scholarships, Inc. and NEW Scholars
  • Responsiveness; Follow-up and follow-through with students, families, and staff with patience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Proficiency using computers, tablets and other educational technology
  • Valid Wisconsin Driver license with appropriate insurance coverage
  • Able to work flexible hours.
  • Physical and Mental Demands:
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, bend, climb, and/or be mobile
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to pass drug screen and criminal background check

This is a part-time position that requires flexibility in hours. Candidate must be available to instruct during the following times:

  • Cohort home visits (June 14-28 from 5-8 PM)
  • Lamp of Knowledge Celebration (July 30 from 1-9 PM)
  • One-week summer academy ~ August 4-8 from 8:30 - 3:30 (35 hours)
  • One day per week from October 1 thru May 31 (from 3:00-6:30 PM) ~(Approx. 3.5 hours per week)
  • One Saturday per month for parent workshops (from 8:30-12:30 PM)
  • Plus one hour lesson prep per student face time hour
  • Three hours per week in office

Compensation: Commensurate with experience.  Submit resume, cover letter, 2 writing samples and 3 references to: kbacher@scholarshipsinc.org .   Deadline to Apply:  April 30, 2014. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Loaves & Fishes of the Fox Valley, Inc.: Executive Director

Loaves & Fishes of the Fox Valley, Inc. currently has an opening for a half-time Executive Director.  Our non-profit organization, founded in 1995, serves meals to anyone who is hungry or alone.  The position reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the consistent achievement of our mission. Key functions include volunteer recruitment, financial development, organizational policies, and administration as well as helping to create our annual budget and development plans.

The successful candidate will possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills, as well as compassion for the guests who come to our meals.  The Executive Director effectively interacts with our Executive Chef, volunteers, financial benefactors, and other non-profits who collaborate in serving those in need.  Interested parties are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to : sfischer@loavesandfishesfv.org or by mail to Loaves & Fishes of the Fox Valley, Inc., attn: Executive Search, P.O. Box 1562, Appleton, WI 54912.

Villa Phoenix : CBRF Overnight Weekend Relief

Duties include supervision of residents, household cleaning and monitoring the facility for safety. Hours include Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10pm-6am awake.

To apply please Email : shinton@new.rr.com