Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs: House Manager

Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs is looking for a House Manager.   This is a unique opportunity to work in a rewarding position within a flexible environment with diverse groups of people. Following is a summary of the position.

Essential Duties:  Maintain the safety of the shelter and its residents. Coordinate maintenance and upkeep of the shelter facility. Purchase food and supplies. Maintain storage areas. Coordinate all in-kind donations. Participate in helpline coverage. Maintain accurate records. Good organizational and interpersonal skills are required. Basic knowledge domestic abuse issues is preferred. Basic knowledge of computers is needed. Ability to lift 30 lbs. Ability to work with volunteers and communicate effectively with others. High school graduate with one to two years social service program experience or equivalent in knowledge / experience.

*Full Time (40 hours per week), some evening hours.  *Benefits include: health insurance, vacation, Sick, EAP program *To Apply: send resume and cover letter by 10/31/14 to: hr@harborhousedap.org

Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

YMCA of the Fox Cities: Aquatic Program Coordinator

As the nation's leading nonprofit organization for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y offers more than just a job. We offer the chance to make a difference in a fun, flexible environment where our mission and core values drive every decision we make.

The YMCA of the Fox Cities is hiring an Aquatic Program Coordinator at our Appleton YMCA! The Aquatic Program Coordinator administers and supervises the aquatic swim programs and services of the Appleton YMCA. Aquatic programs are conducted for preschoolers, youth, and adults. Must be currently certified in Lifeguard Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, YMCA Progressive and/or Preschool Instructor, and/or WSI. Lifeguard Instructor Trainer certification and CPR for the Professional Rescuer Instructor is preferred. Must have minimum 3 years' experience in teaching all ages and levels of YMCA aquatic programs. Experience in staff and/or pool management desirable.

Get Paid to Play! Our open positions are updated weekly. Applications are accepted for listed positions only. Please go to the YMCA website to download and complete application. Please e-mail or hr@ymcafoxcities.org, fax to 882.5019 or mail application along with resume and cover letter to YMCA HR Department. You may also apply in person at any of the YMCA Fox Cities locations.

Website: http://www.ymcafoxcities.org/ymca/employment/employmentopportunities.asp

YMCA of the Fox Cities: McKinley Elementary School Age Coordinator

As the nation's leading nonprofit organization for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y offers more than just a job. We offer the chance to make a difference in a fun, flexible environment where our mission and core values drive every decision we make.

The YMCA ox the Fox Cities is hiring a full-time McKinley Elementary School Age Coordinator at our Appleton YMCA! This position is responsible for the administration, daily operations and direction of the School Age Program at McKinley Elementary School. The Coordinator will develop and implement relevant and age specific programs. The position provides resources & support to program operations and staff. The Coordinator works closely with the school administrator to ensure open communication with the schools, parents, teachers, students and YMCA staff. Major responsibilities: Ensuring that the program meets all regulations and is of the highest quality; working with the School Age Director regarding current program needs and future planning; conducting interviews and hiring staff; supervising and training staff; maintaining accurate statistical records.

Qualified candidates must have a 4-year degree in Education or a related field OR a 2 year Associates Degree in Childcare. The position requires experience in staff supervision and at least two years of experience working with school age children.  Must have the ability to build and maintain excellent relationships with children, staff, parents and community leaders. Position requires excellent written and verbal communications skills

Get Paid to Play! Our open positions are updated weekly. Applications are accepted for listed positions only. Please go to the YMCA website to download and complete application. Please e-mail or hr@ymcafoxcities.org, fax to 882.5019 or mail application along with resume and cover letter to YMCA HR Department. You may also apply in person at any of the YMCA Fox Cities locations.

Website: http://www.ymcafoxcities.org/ymca/employment/employmentopportunities.asp

 

YMCA of the Fox Cities: Child Care Administrative Assistant

As the nation's leading nonprofit organization for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y offers more than just a job. We offer the chance to make a difference in a fun, flexible environment where our mission and core values drive every decision we make.

The YMCA of the Fox Cities is hiring a Child Care Administrative Assistant at our Neenah-Menasha YMCA! Administrative Assistant position needed for Neenah Menasha YMCA Child Care Department. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Systems, general office knowledge and bookkeeping knowledge needed. Strong interpersonal skills necessary. Must be 21 years of age.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 1:30 to 5:30 PM Get Paid to Play! Our open positions are updated weekly. Applications are accepted for listed positions only. Please go to the YMCA website to download and complete application. Please e-mail or hr@ymcafoxcities.org, fax to 882.5019 or mail application along with resume and cover letter to YMCA HR Department. You may also apply in person at any of the YMCA Fox Cities locations.

Website: http://www.ymcafoxcities.org/ymca/employment/employmentopportunities.asp

US Venture: Director of Community Giving & Engagement

This role is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of our philanthropic initiatives.  The individual in this role will be responsible for designing and executing a comprehensive giving and fundraising program, including the U.S. Venture Open.  This role also serves as the Executive Director of the Foundation, facilitating all board and committee meetings and oversees the U.S. Venture Fund for Basic Needs and Basic Needs Giving Partnership.

For more information and to apply, please review the full posting on our website at www.usventure.com

Thompson Community Center/LSS: Volunteer & Events Specialist

Under the supervision of the Manager, serves as the primary resource for volunteer management, including identification, recruitment, retention and coordination with LSS staff.    This role is also tasked with leading events that contribute to the achievement of defined goals and program financial sustainability.  This is a 32 hour per week position that is benefit eligible.

Volunteer Specialist Responsibilities: • Manages and coordinates the recruitment and retention of volunteers • Interviews, screens, completes background checks for volunteers • Works with LSS staff to identify volunteer opportunities • Keeps volunteers abreast of volunteer opportunities, works to match volunteers with program and event needs Creates and maintains volunteer database, including the collection and reporting of volunteer hours. • Coordinates volunteer recognition events; nominates volunteer of the year.

Events Specialist Responsibilities: • Identifies events which meet defined goals and contribute to financial sustainability of programs • Coordinates all aspects of events including, but not limited to planning events, maintaining events budget and calendar, securing sponsorships, ensuring event information is included in appropriate publications, developing and distributing marketing materials, , scheduling and coordinating events details, including contracting with vendors (if applicable), coordinating event set up/clean up, securing volunteers for the event, engaging LSS staff, etc. • Maintains relationships with current event sponsors and builds relationships with new event sponsors and  partners • Develops appropriate sponsorship packages for  events.

To apply please go to LSS website at www.lsswis.org

Alternative Center for Education: Part-time Clinician/Therapist

The Alternative Center for Education (ACE) in Appleton, WI, is a non-profit organization with the mission of providing educational and social services to individuals with learning differences.

ACE is currently seeking a part-time, self-employed independent contractor to provide services to adults with social challenges. Clients needing social skills training include individuals with Asperger's Syndrome, autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities and mental health disorders.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a background in social work, speech-language pathology, or education and experience working with special populations.

Please send cover letter and resume to : Anne Schauman, Alternative Center for Education, 101 W Edison Ave, Suite 115, Appleton, WI 54915, or Email: akschauman@yahoo.com

 

Valley Packaging Industries, Inc: Case Manager -VSP/DD

Seeking a full-time Case Manager to provide vocational counseling to program participants, as well as overall development and monitoring of individual case plans. Responsible for the preparation of accurate and timely rehabilitation reports. Coordinates and conducts staffings, etc. Utilizes assessment information, plans and implements a rehabilitation plan based on participant's needs and abilities, and documents progress towards goals. Professionally communicates with guardians, parents, supervisors, resource workers, group home staff and/or other VPI staff to facilitate mutual program planning. Performs other duties as needed.

Bachelor's degree in counseling, vocational rehabilitation or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience in a vocational rehabilitation setting preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Demonstrated common sense, judgment, communication skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

Full benefit package includes: health, dental, life/LTD, optional life, flex spending, 403b, vacation, sick and holiday.   For consideration, please email cover letter with resume to: mpitsch@vpind.com.

Fox Cities Building for the Arts: Visitor Services Associate

The Visitor Services Associate will serve as the point person for guests.  Visitors Services Associates greet and check in guests at the front desk and handle admission sales and other transactions.  Applicants should possess good customer service skills, attention to detail, and an interest in the arts.  Term of employment: Part-time, including alternating evening and weekend hours.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  • Welcomes visitors and familiarizes them with the facility, current exhibitions, and upcoming programs & events • Observes visitors in the gallery in order to protect the artwork • Handles financial transactions at the front desk • Answers phones, directs calls, takes messages and maintains voicemail • Processes mail • Maintains the appearance of the gallery and information areas • Assists with office administrative duties as required • Processes reservations and tour bookings • Assists at events in a variety of capacities including: helps set up events, guides checking-in process, handles transactions, leads basic programming • Assists with special projects and other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS: • Great customer service skills • Great written and oral communication skills • Computer literacy including MS Office • Excellent attention to detail • An interest in the arts desired.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@troutmuseum.org.

Agape of Appleton, Inc: Direct Care Support Staff

Agape of Appleton, Inc is a nonprofit agency that supports individuals with developmental disabilities in community residential settings. Agape has programs located in the Appleton, Kimberly, Kaukauna, and Fond du Lac areas.

Agape has several full and part-time positions available. Most of the hours will be afternoon into the evening and include every other weekend. There are also overnight positions that are 7 on 7 off.

Direct Care Support Staff Job duties include but are not limited to; providing personal cares, medication management, recreational activities, transporting to medical appointments, following service plans, and teaching daily living skills.

Qualifications: · Must be at least 18 years old · Have a HSD or GED · Valid driver's license with good driving record · Be able to pass a background check · Be able to pass a pre-employment physical.

Applications can be completed online by visiting our website: www.agapeinc.org or by stopping at our corporate office located at 7 Tri-Park Way in Appleton. Our office hours are M-F 8:30am-4:30pm.

Valley VNA Senior Services: Resident Assistant, Personal care Workers, Housekeeping, Dietary Aid

RAs/CNAs: Seeking compassionate individuals to work in a team-based environment caring for residents with all stages of dementia. RAs provide residents with personal cares, social activities, household assistance, nutritional assistance, medical monitoring and medication administration on a daily basis.

Dietary Aids: Responsibilities include; adherence to outlined menu & recipes, compliance w/ food handling & sanitation guidelines, maintenance & cleaning of kitchen area, and other duties as assigned.  The right candidate will be responsible, organized and will deliver a high level of customer service that is focused on the needs of our residents.  Previous cooking & facility experience preferred.

Personal Care Workers: Seeking compassionate individuals to provide personal care in clients' homes. Job duties include assisting with bathing, transfers, dressing, meals, light housekeeping, and taking clients to appointments. We offer one-to-one ratios, flexible schedules, and a team environment! Travel required. State mandated travel time and mileage paid.

Housekeepers: Responsibilities include; cleaning resident rooms and assigned areas per established standards & guidelines, plus laundry work. The right candidate will be friendly and provide services that focus on the needs of our residents. Previous housekeeping experience, preferred.

To apply please email monicaa@valleyvna.org

Fox Cities Building for the Arts: Building & Gallery Attendant

The Building and Gallery Attendant monitors activity in the museum gallery, interacts with visitors to provide information and communicate gallery guidelines and policies, and assists with building security, maintenance, and housekeeping needs. This position requires good customer service skills, attention to detail, and the ability to follow direction.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : • Welcome visitors and familiarize them with the facility, current exhibitions, upcoming programs & events, and benefits of membership • Observe visitors in the gallery in order to protect the artwork • Conduct rounds throughout the building to ensure building security and cleanliness • Provide staff support to the Visitors Service Associate, including handling financial transactions at the front desk and answering phones • Maintain the appearance of the gallery and information areas • Assist with office administrative duties as required • Assist at events in a variety of capacities including: help set up events, guides checking-in process, handles transactions, helps tear down and clean up after events • Assist with special projects and other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS: • Excellent customer service skills • Strong oral communication skills • Excellent attention to detail • Ability to lift and move items of up to 50 lbs

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Part-time hourly, including some evening and weekend hours. Average of 20 hours per week, with some variation between exhibits and during special events.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@troutmuseum.org.

Partnership Community Health center: Finance Coordinator

Supervisor  for not-for-profit finance department * Five years or more in a healthcare or not-for-profit accounting department and supervisory experience preferred* Excellent working knowledge of accounting systems required * General ledger accounting and financial report preparation experience* Knowledge of payroll and accounts payable* Audit preparation * Advanced proficiency in all Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word, (other job-related  software including MAS90, EPIC and Dentrix preferred).

To apply please email  maria.jacobson@thedacare.org

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley: Healthy Habits Program Assistant

Assist the Healthy Habits Program Coordinator with preparing meals and snacks for the members. The position requires the ability to portion out food in specific measurements as well as correctly count the amount of servings prepared. Assist the Coordinator in providing a safe, sanitary, and fully functional and operationally efficient food-service department. Have the ability to perform some of the Healthy Habits Coordinators duties as needed or in that person's absence.

Program Operations: · That meals and menus meet DPI standards as well as members' preferences. · Assist the Coordinator in creating monthly menus based on DPI standards and members' preferences. · The programs receive positive evaluations from Club members. · The programs receive positive reviews from DPI for SFSP and CACFP · Food is accurately prepped to portion size, amount of servings and temperature. · Follows all safe food handling guidelines including washing hands and wearing gloves. · At the end of the day ensuring the café and kitchen is ready for the next day. This can include but not limited to cleaning the café after a meal, sanitizing counters, dishwashing, mopping and trash removal. · In the absence of the Coordinator, perform the majority of the cooking and administrative task for the program. · Be able to read and understand Child Nutrition Labels, DPI production records, written instructions, and recipes. · Assist the coordinator with ordering and inventory of food, beverages, and operating supplies. · Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes and attracts members with appropriate displays, information and recognition. · Provide guidance and role modeling to members. · Mandated child abuse reporter. · Ensure a productive work environment by participating in monthly staff meetings.

Shifts: Work hours will generally coincide with the hours the Club is open to members. The Program Assistant hours are Monday - Friday 2:30pm-6:30pm on regular school days and 10:00am-1:00pm on non-school days. Summer Hours will be discussed in the spring and will be similar to a non-school day.

Physical and Mental Requirements: · Must be able to interact physically with children during program activities. · Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time. · Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. · Must be able to think clearly and concisely as well as be detail orientated. · Must be able to function in a loud environment with high energy interacting with multiple aged members. · Must be able to work in a variety of environments. · The ability to perform basic math with or without a calculator, including counts for meals. · The ability to read and understand Basic English. · Must be able to work a variety of kitchen equipment including knives.

Qualifications: The Healthy Habits Food Program Assistant position is a part time, school year (Sept-June) professional human service position requiring a majority combination of the following: · HS diploma with some secondary level education in a related field preferred. · Food Sanitation certifications is preferred. · Previous kitchen experience and/or experience working with kids preferred. · Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to motivate and inspire. · The ability to exude confidence and maintain control of a safe and positive youth development environment. · The ability to work independently and efficiently. · The ability to assist with supervision of adult and teen volunteers. · The ability and desire to work with youth age 6 to 18 in a variety of environments, including one-to-one, small group, and large group settings. · The ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing. · Basic knowledge of some or all of the following: child and adolescent development, behavior management techniques, principles of effective youth development programming, and CPR/First Aid.

Please submit cover letter and resume to: Jaime Kriewaldt, Director of Youth Development Services & the Out-of-School Time Partnership, 160 S. Badger Ave., Appleton, WI 54914 jkriewaldt@bgclubfoxvalley.org The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer functioning under an affirmative action plan.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley: Brillion Middle School Program Assistant

The Program Assistant will be responsible for assisting in the provision of daily programs and activities for Club Members, which are consistent with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley's mission, youth development strategies and program objectives.

Qualifications:  · HS diploma with some secondary level education in a related field preferred. · The ability to work independently and efficiently. · The ability to assist with the supervision of volunteers. · The ability and desire to work with youth age 12 to 14 in a variety of environments, including small group and large group settings. · The ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing. · Advanced knowledge of some or all of the following: child and adolescent development, behavior management techniques, principles of effective youth development programming, and CPR/First Aid.

Please submit cover letter and resume to: Jaime Kriewaldt, Director of Youth Development Services & the Out-of-School Time Partnership, 160 S. Badger Ave, Appleton, WI 54914 jkriewaldt@bgclubfoxvalley.org

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer functioning under an affirmative action plan

Valley Packaging Industries, Inc: Mental Health Program Assistant

The Mental Health (MH) Program Assistant is responsible for organizing and directing the daily activities of Friendship Place under the direction of Assistant Director.  The MH Program Assistant will be familiar with other services and resources in the community and will work closely with them to provide information and support when required. This position will work directly with members of the outreach center to provide our ongoing programming.  Performs other duties as required.  Position is 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 8AM - 3PM.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Establishes relationships with adult persons that support their abilities over their disabilities by providing direct services which include: assertive support, limited problem solving and activities of daily living. 2. Supervises delivery and coordination of activities and services of the program. 3. Supports plans created in partnership with participants that demonstrates hope, empowers participants to assume more direction and responsibility of their own lives through skill development, supportive education and recreational and social programming and/or identification of natural supports. 4. Collaborates with other agencies and providers when necessary and at the direction of Friendship Place Executive Director. 5. Provides limited crisis determination evaluating risk of harm to self or others and making appropriate referrals. 6. Attends and participates in staff meetings intended to schedule/organize anticipated member activities, develop resources and provide support. 7. Performs limited administrative function in absence of Executive Director, which provides "lead" responsibility to assure delivery of services to participants and ongoing operation of Friendship Place during those absences. 8. Participates in individual supervision/consultation as directed. 9. Maintains reports and documentation, other records and other administrative responsibilities as assigned by Friendship Place Executive Director. 10. Provides and/or coordinates transportation services for participants as needed.  11. Assesses and monitors programs and services, reviews with Executive Director on an ongoing basis. 12. Attends professional in-service training as approved by Executive Director. 13. Maintains strict confidentiality of Protected Health Information per administrative standard. 14. Oversees general maintenance and cleaning of Friendship Place.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Work performed is generally within the light range as defined by the United States Department of Labor.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree, preferred, in Human Services, Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or a combination thereof, of equivalent. Additional course work in human services or related field, with an emphasis on Mental Illness preferred. Minimum one (1) year experience working with individuals with disabilities, mental health related preferred. Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver's license and ability to meet Friendship Place insurance requirements. Experience working with a variety of clients in community settings preferred. Demonstrated common sense, judgment, and the ability to maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality.

Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Full benefits include: health, dental, life, optional life, LTD, flex spending, 403b, sick, vacation and holiday pay.

For consideration, please email cover letter with resume to: friend1@tds.net

Family Services of Northeast WI: Parents as Teachers Home Visitor

Parent Connection of Family Services of  Northeast WI  is seeking a Parent Educator who will provide home visits to first time parents provide parenting and child development information, support a and connection to resources.   A Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, Education, Child Development or related field required.  Hours will include one evenings/week. Driver's license and own transportation required. Experience in home visiting and knowledge of child development a plus. Parent Educator (20 - 25 hrs).

Please send resume and cover letter to: Andrea Alpert-Buss, Parent Connection, 1810 Appleton Road, Menasha, WI 54952, Email: abuss@familyservicesnew.org

Girls on the Run of Northeast Wisconsin (GOTRNEW): Executive Director

Girls on the Run is a transformational youth development program for girls grades 3-8. The mission of the organization is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates physical activity. Through volunteer coaches, the program uses interactive lessons and running games to establish a foundation for a lifetime appreciation of health & fitness. The local council, Girls on the Run of Northeast Wisconsin provides service to girls in Outagamie, Winnebago, Calumet and Brown Counties.
Girls on the Run of Northeast Wisconsin (GOTRNEW) is seeking an Executive Director, effective November 1 (date negotiable).
THE POSITION WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Represents the organization across a variety of stakeholders; program participants, donors, government agencies, professional societies and other similar groups.
- Directs activities of the organization in accordance with the policies and objectives set forth by the Board of Directors. Ensures availability of competent, qualified personnel for key positions within the organization.
- Develops the basic objectives, policies, and operating plans of the organization; submits these to the Board of Directors for approval and ensures the policies are understood, properly interpreted, and adhered to by the Volunteers. - Helps develop and implement strategic direction for the organization's development and growth (including fundraising activities), and reports to the Board of Directors periodically on the progress towards the plan.

Girls on the Run is a transformational youth development program for girls grades 3-8. The mission of the organization is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates physical activity. Through volunteer coaches, the program uses interactive lessons and running games to establish a foundation for a lifetime appreciation of health & fitness. The local council, Girls on the Run of Northeast Wisconsin provides service to girls in Outagamie, Winnebago, Calumet and Brown Counties.

Girls on the Run of Northeast Wisconsin (GOTRNEW) is seeking an Executive Director, effective November 1 (date negotiable).

THE POSITION WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING RESPONSIBILITIES: - Represents the organization across a variety of stakeholders; program participants, donors, government agencies, professional societies and other similar groups. - Directs activities of the organization in accordance with the policies and objectives set forth by the Board of Directors. Ensures availability of competent, qualified personnel for key positions within the organization. - Develops the basic objectives, policies, and operating plans of the organization; submits these to the Board of Directors for approval and ensures the policies are understood, properly interpreted, and adhered to by the Volunteers. - Helps develop and implement strategic direction for the organization's development and growth (including fundraising activities), and reports to the Board of Directors periodically on the progress towards the plan.

CORE COMPETENCIES AND REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: - Bachelor's degree in non-profit management, business or equivalent work experience; - Previous work or volunteer experience with non-profit organizations; - Previous leadership experience; - Demonstrated ability to supervise others and delegate tasks; including but not limited to previous experience managing volunteer committees/working groups; - Outstanding communication skills (written and verbal); - Ability to multi-task, prioritize and make efficient decisions that impact a range of stakeholders; - Ability to connect with others and establish strong professional relationships with program participants, staff, board of directors, members of the community, leaders of other organizations, donors and the media; and - Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs. Database experience preferred. Experience and knowledge of social media a plus.

This position is supported by a part-time Program Director and an active volunteer base. The Executive Director position is also part-time, with the acknowledgement that program seasonality varies the workload substantially.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about the program can be found at http://girlsontherunnew.org. Any questions about the role can be directed to Leah Schapiro [leah@fleetfeetfoxvalley.com or (773) 931-4336].

TO APPLY: Send a cover letter and resume to Jennifer Hein, Board Chair, at jennifer.hein@girlsontherun.org. Only emailed resumes will be accepted. A rolling interview process is underway; cover letters and resumes will be reviewed as they come in.

AmeriCorps: The Wis. Dept. of Public Instruction VISTA project

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction VISTA project seeks to build capacity of Cooperative Educational Service Agencies (CESAs) to support public school districts in working with students experiencing homelessness. VISTAs will work directly with the State Coordinator of the Education for Homeless Children and Youth program. Members will serve in CESAs around the state, both urban and rural, and support surrounding districts. VISTAs will partner with a district to begin a mentoring program for students to support their academic success. Sites are located in: Pewaukee, Whitewater, Portage, Oshkosh, Green Bay, and Chippewa Falls.

Member Duties : VISTA members will create resource guides based off of conducting needs assessments and asset maps of their surrounding communities. Members will reach out to homeless liaisons in their surrounding districts to create and share best practices. They will be in charge of meeting with community organizations and schools to help coordinate services to students who are homeless. VISTAs will also work with a district to start a mentoring program for homeless students to support them academically- this will include recruiting and training volunteer mentors.

Program Benefits: Living Allowance, Education award upon successful completion of service, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Relocation Allowance ,   Stipend, Health Coverage, Training, Childcare assistance if eligible.

Terms: Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time. Service Areas: Education, Homelessness, Housing, Community Outreach, Children/Youth . Skills: Teaching/Tutoring, Computers/Technology, Communications, Fund raising/Grant Writing, Leadership, Social Services, Team Work, Education, Community Organization.

To apply please email :  kristine.nadolski@dpi.wi.gov

Valley Packaging Industries, Inc: Outreach Specialist

The Community Outreach Center is designed to assist persons with chronic mental illness in maintaining and improving their quality of life. The ORC is seeking a part-time Outreach Specialist to assist in the monitoring of the program. Organizes and directs the daily activities. Follows schedule and supervises the daily activities for the ORC and monitors and interacts with the individuals that attend. Responsible for the preparation of accurate and timely reports and daily documentation. Professionally communicates with guardians, parents, resource workers, group home staff, other ORC staff members, and other community agencies to facilitate mutual program planning. Makes referrals for individuals who require intervention to appropriate mental health agencies. Assists in referrals to other area agencies when opportunities present themselves.  Performs other duties as required.

Coursework in human services or related field preferred, with a desire to work with individuals with a mental illness.

Monday - Friday, afternoon/evenings.  For consideration, please send cover letter with resume to: mpitsch@vpind.com.

YMCA of the Fox Cities: Assistant Property / Maintenance Manager

WHERE WORK IS PLAY!  As the nation's leading nonprofit organization for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y offers more than just a job. We offer the chance to make a difference in a fun, flexible environment where our mission and core values drive every decision we make. The YMCA of the Fox Cities is hiring an Assistant Property Manager at our Neenah-Menasha YMCA!

This position requires a HS diploma or equivalent. Must have mechanical aptitude, be familiar with HVAC principles, electrical, general plumbing. Must have an understanding and general knowledge of OSHA, State, Local, and Federal regulations. Responsible for performing routine maintenance as outlined in the maintenance program. Repairs and services the facility and equipment to keep it functioning properly and safe for members. Assists with daily cleaning and setups. Emphasizes providing a safe and comfortable environment for Y members and staff. This is a very HANDS-ON position!

Monday-Friday - Hours will vary. Will need to work evenings & weekends occasionally as Manager on Duty, On Call Maintenance Staff & Snow Removal

This position offers an excellent benefit package including: • Medical Insurance • Dental Insurance • Vision Insurance • Life Insurance • Long Term Disability Insurance • Vacation, Sick and Holiday Pay • An Exceptional Retirement Plan • 403(b) Smart Account • Complimentary Family YMCA Membership • Excellent Child Care and Program Discounts

Get Paid to Play! Our open positions are updated weekly. Applications are accepted for listed positions only. Please go to the YMCA Fox Cities website to download and complete application. Please e-mail, fax or mail application along with resume and cover letter to YMCA HR Department. You may also apply in person at any of the YMCA Fox Cities locations.

How to Apply: Email: hr@ymcafoxcities.org Fax: 920.882.5019, Website: http://www.ymcafoxcities.org/ymca/employment/employmentopportunities.asp

YMCA of the Fox Cities: Lead Teacher - Infant Room

WHERE WORK IS PLAY!  As the nation's leading nonprofit organization for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y offers more than just a job. We offer the chance to make a difference in a fun, flexible environment where our mission and core values drive every decision we make.

The YMCA ox the Fox Cities is hiring Full-time or Part-Time Youngstar Lead Teacher in the Infant Room at our Neenah-Menasha YMCA! Plans a daily schedule based on developmentally appropriate curriculum. Design and environment, which responds to children's individual developmental levels. Provide a variety of developmentally appropriate materials and activities, which foster social skills and encourage children to think, problem solve, question and experiment. Interact frequently and positively with parents and children. Work well in a team environment. Must be a level 7 or higher on The Registry.

Monday-Friday - Flexible scheduling between 6:30 AM to 5:00 PM.  This position offers an excellent benefit package including: • Medical Insurance • Dental Insurance • Vision Insurance • Life Insurance • Long Term Disability Insurance • Vacation, Sick and Holiday Pay • An Exceptional Retirement Plan • 403(b) Smart Account • Complimentary Family YMCA Membership • Excellent Child Care and Program Discounts.

Get Paid to Play! Our open positions are updated weekly. Applications are accepted for listed positions only.  Please go to the YMCA Fox Cities website to download and complete application. Please e-mail, fax or mail application along with resume and cover letter to YMCA HR Department. You may also apply in person at any of the YMCA Fox Cities locations.

How to Apply:  Email: hr@ymcafoxcities.org Fax: 920.882.5019, Website: http://www.ymcafoxcities.org/ymca/employment/employmentopportunities.asp

Lighted School House: Community Learning Center Support Staff

Oshkosh Area School District's Community Learning Center, Lighted School House, is looking to hire paraprofessionals to help run our after school classrooms at all three of our schools, Webster Stanley Elementary, Washington Elementary and Emmeline Cook Elementary.

Job Description:  The lead teacher is responsible for the general supervision and management of the children in the after school program with the support and supervision of the program coordinator and director.

Duties include:  • Supervising a specific grade level during the academic and enrichment hours of the program, promoting positive learning and experiences for the children in a harmonious, safe, and caring environment • Communicate with day-school and program staff to address academic needs and create individualized learning strategies • Use planning time to develop both long and short range activities in accordance with curriculum objectives, making sure to support developmentally appropriate practice as well as program goals • Attend required meetings and trainings

Hours:  Approximately 15 hours per week with additional time for trainings, meetings, planning time, and special events. Compensation:  $12.63/hour

Qualifications:   • Ability to respect confidentiality of families and staff. • Experience working in an after-school setting or with elementary age children preferred. • Strong organizational skills. • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and remain flexible. • Experience working with staff and families from diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Interested candidates please e-mail resume and letter of interest to Lindsey DeVries at: lindsey.devries1@oshkosh.k12.wi.us

Valley Packaging Industries, Inc: Outreach Center Manager

Seeking candidates for a full-time manager position at the Claire Kiepke Community Outreach Center (Mental Health Support). Position oversees the operation of the agency, observing sound business, financial and management practices in areas such as purchasing of materials and safeguarding of property and materials. Identifies all staff duties and responsibilities, provides direction to, monitors daily activities of, and prepares annual performance appraisals on those positions supervised. Plans, organizes, and directs programs and services; evaluates results and recommends policies, procedures and action needed to achieve agency goals. Develops and maintains close and mutually beneficial working relationships with other agencies in the area. Maintains contact with community mental health agencies in order to assure that members receive appropriate services; provides direction for members and coordinates referrals to community agencies to insure that needed services are available to individuals participating in programs/services offered by the Outreach Center. Establishes sound community public relation practices, informing the community of the services provided by the agency, and the overall purpose of the agency. This includes speaking at service and civic clubs, publicity releases to radio, television, or the newspaper media, and participating in local community affairs and service organizations. Performs other duties as required.

Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Work or equivalent. Supervisor experience preferred. Knowledge of, and sensitivity to mental health issues required. Strong public relations and communication skills needed. Demonstrated initiative, common sense, judgment, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

General hours are M-F, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Full benefit package to include: health, dental, life, optional life, LTF, flex spending, 403b, vacation, sick and holiday pay. For consideration, please email cover letter and resume to: mpitsch@vpind.com.

Rebuilding Together Fox Valley: Executive Director

Rebuilding Together Fox Valley is nonprofit volunteer based organization that believes that everyone deserves to live in safe and healthy homes.  Our focus is to preserve and revitalize homes and communities, assuring that low-income homeowners, specifically seniors, veterans and those with disabilities, can continue to live in warmth, safety and independence.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  Responsible for overall planning, organizing, coordinating and implementation of RTFV programs, fundraising, stewardship, publicity and volunteer recruitment. § Manage day to day operations of the business including staff, staff recruitment, training and annual goal and performance evaluations. § Develop and maintain appropriate electronic files for the overall business, board and committee documentation. § In conjunction with board, established timetables, track progress and report regularly to the Board of Directors on all initiatives. § Develop, implement and evaluate a comprehensive fundraising program including researching additional funding opportunities in conjunction with other local nonprofits. § Build a proactive plan for grant writing to grow and expand the current grant base. § Develop, implement and evaluate a marketing and public relations program. §  Prepare an annual schedule of customer requests.  Monitor status and prepare follow-up reports for donors and board. § Responsible for general problem-solving, coordinating committees and providing administrative support as needed. § Build, expand and maintain relations with other nonprofits, key stakeholders and donors. § Empowered to represent RTFV with outside groups, both national and local, to speak on behalf of the organization for the purpose of making the mission and program goals understood and successful. § With assistance from the Board Treasurer, prepare budgets, reports and annual tax documentation.  Timely and accurately log receipts and disbursements, issue checks, and regularly update the board on financial status. § Make recommendations for program and policy changes to the Board of Directors and take responsibility for evaluating the program. § Assist with Board of Director development efforts. § Assist staff members in overseeing project/house selection and project management. § Maintains a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field with special attention to corporate resources.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, public relations or closely related field. • Minimum of five years related experience in program and people management. • Strong business acumen associated with community organizations, non-profit management and fundraising techniques. • Strong organizational skills with the ability to shift priorities and deal with changing demands in an effective manner. • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills are essential. • Ability to motivate, negotiate and persuade diverse groups and individuals. • Competency in Microsoft Office Suite specifically Word, Excel and Outlook and fluency in QuickBooks. • Knowledge of program management processes and techniques. • Knowledge and use of a time management system. • Strong local community network preferred; ability to become networked in community quickly. • Expert in grant writing with ability to adjust style to meet evolving grant requirements. • Strong work ethics with positive attitude open to constructive criticism, personal growth and active learning. • Valid driver's license and reliable mode of transportation.

Please send resume and cover letter to Paul Welhouse at paulw@welhouseconstruction.com

YMCA of the Fox Cities: Child Care Director at Fox West YMCA

WHERE WORK IS PLAY! The Y knows that bringing about positive change starts with bringing the right people to the table. By being part of the Y family, you help to move people and communities forward, delivering the benefits of good health, strong connections, greater self-confidence and a sense of security to all who seek it.

The YMCA of the Fox Cities is in need of a Child Care Director at our Fox West YMCA!  Applicants will be responsible for setting the tone for the childcare and school age departments. Hire, train and oversee staff. Manage the curriculum & oversee physical facilities. Ensure compliance with all local and federal laws governing child care, both in regard to the physical environment and the staff. Manage the budget of the child care & school age department. Develop and maintain excellent relationships with parents, children and staff.

Must have a minimum of an Associate Degree in Child Development and an Administrative Credential.  Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education is highly preferred.  Must be Youngstar qualified (WMELS & Pyramid Model of Dev. Social Emotional Competence).  Have had at least two years' experience working with young children. Prior management and supervisory experience. Must possess excellent communication skills, robust organizational skills & strong leadership skills.

How to Apply:   Website: http://www.ymcafoxcities.org/ymca/employment/employmentopportunities.asp

Email: hr@ymcafoxcities.org Call:  920.954.7626, Fax: 920.882.5019

Loaves & Fishes: 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 all who are 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 a 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

CESA 6: Youth Mentor

The Individualized Youth Services Program is seeking to hire individuals to work part-time on a one-on-one basis in Winnebago, Fond du Lac or Outagamie County with children who have severe emotional disturbances, focusing on daily living skills. During the school year, these children go to school all day and are then transported to our facility and other community-based destinations for individualized services. During the summer, the children are in the program all day. The routine includes social skills curriculum, crafts and activities, meal time and chores. Outings may include trips to the YMCA, libraries, museums, pools, parks and other outside and/or community-based activities.  Be prepared to be actively involved!

Applicants must be available to work the following hours as posted:
During the School Year:  *Must be able to work at least 2-3 shifts per week and available to work at least 2 weekends a month.
Weekday shifts: *2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Weekend shifts: *9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

During the Summer: Weekday and Weekends shifts: *9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
*Shifts may start earlier or end later depending on transportation needs of clients. Hours may also vary between counties.

Valid driver's license required. No previous education or experience necessary, however, prior experience working with children preferred; training will be provided upon hire.

To apply please email :  wmanning@cesa6.org

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley: STEM Program Coordinator

The STEM ( Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Program Coordinator will be responsible for implementing programs that develop young people's capacity to engage in a variety of STEM related opportunities both within the Club and community.  The STEM Coordinator facilitates operations of the downtown Appleton BGC's Technology Centers.  This staff member functions as a lead staff person for this priority program area at the Downtown Appleton BGC, BGC of Roosevelt Middle School, and BGC of Wilson Middle School.

Qualifications: The STEM Program Coordinator position is a full time, professional human service position requiring a majority combination of the following:
•       Bachelors Degree in Education/ STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) field, Youth Development, or related field.
•       Three years experience in facilitating, developing and implementing programs for youth, special needs and higher-risk youth.
•       Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to motivate and inspire.
•       The ability to exude confidence and maintain control of a safe and positive youth development environment.
•       The ability to work independently and efficiently.
•       The ability to supervise adult & teen volunteers, interns, and tutors.
•       The ability and desire to work with youth age 6 to 18 in a variety of environments, including one-to-one, small group, and large group settings.
•       The ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
•       Advanced knowledge of some or all of the following: child and adolescent development, behavior management techniques, principles of effective youth development programming, and CPR/First Aid.

Please submit cover letter and resume to:
Jaime Kriewaldt
Director of Youth Development Services & the Out-of-School Time Partnership
160 S. Badger Ave, Appleton, WI 54914   jkriewaldt@bgclubfoxvalley.org

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer functioning under an affirmative action plan.

Lutheran Social Services of WI & Upper MI: Licensed Therapist

Are you an experienced and licensed therapist who enjoys treating and working with individuals with mental health challenges and substance abuse issues?  Do you enjoy developing treatment plans that allow client's to experience the maximum amount of personal growth?  If this describes you, you are encouraged to apply for the Licensed Therapist position!

The Licensed Therapist performs work involving clinical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals with mental health, substance use, or co-occurring disorders.  The Licensed Therapist works closely with the client to develop an appropriate treatment plan designed to move the client toward the desired change.  The Licensed Therapist works collaboratively with a peer supervision team, with oversight from the Clinical Supervisors, to monitor the course of treatment.  The Licensed Therapist reports to the Program Supervisor or Manager.

Essential Duties and responsibilities: May provide individual, couples, family, and or group psychotherapy services to adult and child clients in a school, office, out-of-home care setting and/or home setting. Conduct assessments of client needs using clinical interview, objective diagnostic tools, and collateral contacts. Develop treatment plans collaboratively with clients and provide agreed upon and necessary therapeutic services in keeping with strength-based, evidence-based best practice standards. Maintain detailed clinical records and make recommendations concerning case disposition.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Masters or doctoral degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology or related program required with a minimum of 3000 clinical hours.  Some positions may require Substance Abuse Certification as well.  In addition: Knowledge of state regulations pertaining to clinical practice, including confidentiality, dual relationships and mandatory reporting. Excellent knowledge of behavioral health diagnosis and evidence-based treatments. Ability to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral health conditions. Ability to design and implement clinical pathways and protocols for treatment of selected mental health and behavioral conditions.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: The incumbent of this position must have a current state licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or Licensed Clinical Psychologist.  Also, this position requires a valid Driver's License and car - Motor vehicle check with a satisfactory driving record required.

TRAVEL: Ability to travel on day trips as required up to 50%, depending on program needs.  Some overnight travel may be required.

Discover what makes Lutheran Social Services a great place that helps improve the quality of peoples' lives - one grace-filled life at a time. We want you! Apply today to join our team. shamara.lockwood@lsswis.org

EOE/M/W/VET/DISABILITY

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley:Program Assistant

The Program Assistant will be responsible for assisting in the provision of daily programs and activities for Club Members, which are consistent with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley's mission, youth development strategies and program objectives.

Part-Time Positions Opening - Program Assistant :
Badger Elementary
Columbus Elementary
Downtown Appleton
Foster Elementary
Highlands Elementary
Little Chute Elementary
Roosevelt Middle
Wilson Middle

Qualifications :
· HS diploma with some secondary level education in a related field preferred.
· The ability to work independently and efficiently.
· The ability to assist with the supervision of volunteers.
· The ability and desire to work with youth age 6 to 18 in a variety of environments, including small group and large group settings.
· The ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
· Advanced knowledge of some or all of the following: child and adolescent development, behavior management techniques, principles of effective youth development programming, and CPR/First Aid.

See the posting at:
http://www.bgclubfoxvalley.org/about-us/employment/category_general/

Please submit cover letter and resume to:
Jaime Kriewaldt, Director of Youth Development Services & the Out-of-School Time Partnership, 160 S. Badger Ave, Appleton, WI 54914
jkriewaldt@bgclubfoxvalley.org.    The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer functioning under an affirmative action plan.

Fox Valley Memory Project : Program Assistant

This position supports the work of the Memory Project's Memory Cafes and Memory Loss Resource Center. It is a flexible half time position funded through a federal employment program so candidate must be 55+ and meet financial eligibilities.

For more information, and to apply, please contact Betty Lefebvre Hill at 920-225-1711, or email to : Elizabeth.Lefebvre@lsswis.org