NAMI Fox Valley: Peer Run Respite Program Coordinator

NAMI Fox Valley develops and offers education, support, outreach and advocacy programs to members of our community who are affected by mental illness. Peer Run Respite provides a home-like environment for guests with mental illness and/or substance abuse to focus on self-directed, strengths based recovery through peer support. The Peer Run Respite is run by and for individuals who have lived experience with mental health and/or substance abuse disorders, provides 24/7 peer support, a safe and stable environment, resources and linkages to community and improves outcomes and quality of life for guests who utilize its services. The Peer Run Respite is intended to serve as a short-term, residential resource for individuals who are experiencing an increase in symptoms, stressors or who are in need of support and services to aid in their recovery.

Primary Responsibility and Accountability: The Program Coordinator part time position (20-32 hours) is responsible for utilizing their lived experience as a tool to promote self-directed recovery through the provision of recovery-oriented peer support. In collaboration with the Peer Run Respite Advisory Board and Peer Run Respite staff, plan, implement and evaluate programs, services and activities for guests. The POSITION NAME will support peers in accessing community resources including services specific to mental health.

Major Position Functions: The Program Coordinator will be primarily responsible for the following: · Provide peer support and advocacy including guest screening, registration and checkout procedures. · Be knowledgeable about the various programs and services offered by the Peer Run Respite, NAMI Fox Valley as well as other peer-based programs and services in the community. Collaborate with other agencies to maximize resources, fill gaps and needs and reduce duplication. · Utilize active listening skills to assist peers in accessing and connecting with community resources, completing SSDI, SSI, VA or other benefits paperwork and referring to Peer Run Respite, NAMI Fox Valley programs and services or other community programs and services as appropriate. · Answer and provide appropriate assistance for information/referral of individuals contacting the Peer Run Respite. · Assess guest needs through collaborative creation of the guest's Wellness Vision. · Utilize problem solving skills to identify barriers to recovery and to develop a plan to help guests identify wellness and recovery goals. · In collaboration with the Peer Run Respite Advisory Board, Peer Run Respite Director and House Manager, plan, implement and evaluate programs, services and activities for guests. · Responsible for following and enforcing all policies, procedures and house rules for the Peer Run Respite.

Qualifications: The candidate for the position of must: · Be a Certified Peer Specialist or pursuing certification. · Willing to identify as a consumer of mental health services and share their stories of hope and recovery as well as identify and describe the supports that promote their recovery and resilience. · Possess knowledge and experience with peer support for people with mental illness including helping others understand recovery and achieve their own recovery needs, wants and goals. · Understand and support the principle of self-determination for all individuals. · Ability to work effectively and handle multiple concurrent tasks and projects. · Possess excellent customer service skills, written and oral communication skills.  Be able to professionally present self in internal and external communication. · Excellent organizational skills and follow through; responds to requests quickly and professionally. · Strong interpersonal skills emphasizing team-building and the ability to work with a variety of individuals. · Demonstrate ethical behavior, cultural awareness and ability to build trust and rapport in all activities involving individuals of diverse backgrounds. · Establish and develop appropriate consumer relationships of trust, hope and empowerment by providing empathy and sharing own lived experiences to facilitate achievement of recovery goals. · Possess basic computer skills including use of software such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Values: · Believe in the importance of consumer-directed services. · Have an outlook on life that inspires hope. · Believe that growth, recovery and change are possible. · Have the capacity to care/empathy. · Have a non-judgmental attitude. · Value consumer choice, self-determination and self-sufficiency. · Have respect for other cultures, sexual orientation, spiritual beliefs, and family culture. · Believe in empowerment. · Have respect for confidentiality and all other consumer rights. · Be flexible, open minded and respectful. Support shared responsibility and mutual agreement of helpfulness.

Benefits & Work Requirements: Part time position (between 20-32 hours based on needs of applicant and program). Paid vacation, holidays and sick days. Paid training. Use of cell phone.

Please email a letter of interest and resume to Beth Clay, Executive Director at beth@namifoxvalley.org . Please put in your letter the position for which you are applying. The application deadline is October 1, 2014 at 4:00 PM.

NAMI Fox Valley: Peer Run Respite House Manager

NAMI Fox Valley develops and offers education, support, outreach and advocacy programs to members of our community who are affected by mental illness. Peer Run Respite provides a home-like environment for guests with mental illness and/or substance abuse to focus on self-directed, strengths based recovery through peer support. The Peer Run Respite is run by and for individuals who have lived experience with mental health and/or substance abuse disorders, provides 24/7 peer support, a safe and stable environment, resources and linkages to community and improves outcomes and quality of life for guests who utilize its services. The Peer Run Respite is intended to serve as a short-term, residential resource for individuals who are experiencing an increase in symptoms, stressors or who are in need of support and services to aid in their recovery.

Primary Responsibility and Accountability: The House Manager (32 hours) supports the PRR in promoting self-directed recovery through provision of recovery oriented peer support and ensures all guests receive the needed resources to facilitate a safe and stable environment and healing experience.

Major Position Functions: The House Manager will be primarily responsible for the following: · Ensure all guests receive needed supplies, resources and space to facilitate a safe and stable environment and positive and healing experience. · Ensure adequate stock of supplies, food and resources in the facility. · Follow safety and security protocols and procedures. · Follow all policies and procedures including guest rights, grievance procedure, referral process, guest registration and checkout and house rules. · Provide peer support to staff, guests and volunteers.

Qualifications: The candidate for the position of Peer Run Respite House Manager must: · Be a Certified Peer Specialist. · Possess deep knowledge and experience with peer support, best practices and the Wisconsin CPS code of conduct. · Ability to work effectively and handle multiple concurrent tasks and projects with minimal supervision. · Possess excellent customer service skills, written and oral communication skills.  Be able to professionally present self in internal and external communication. · Excellent organizational skills and follow through; responds to requests quickly and professionally. · Strong interpersonal skills emphasizing team-building and the ability to work with a variety of individuals. · Demonstrate ethical behavior, cultural awareness and ability to build trust and rapport in all activities involving individuals of diverse backgrounds. · Establish and develop appropriate consumer relationships of trust, hope and empowerment by providing empathy and sharing own lived experiences to facilitate achievement of recovery goals. · Maintain positive relationships with all internal and external contacts through professional honest interaction. · Possess basic computer skills including use of software such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. · Physical ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

Values: · Believe in the importance of consumer-directed services. · Have an outlook on life that inspires hope. · Believe that growth, recovery and change are possible. · Have the capacity to care/empathy. · Have a non-judgmental attitude. · Value consumer choice, self-determination and self-sufficiency. · Have respect for other cultures, sexual orientation, spiritual beliefs, and family culture. · Believe in empowerment. · Have respect for confidentiality and all other consumer rights. · Be flexible, open minded and respectful. · Support shared responsibility and mutual agreement of helpfulness.

Benefits & Work Requirements: 32 hour, salaried position. Salary based on experience. Paid vacation, holidays and sick days. Paid training. Use of cell phone.

Please email a letter of interest and resume to Beth Clay, Executive Director at beth@namifoxvalley.org . Please put in your letter the position for which you are applying. The application deadline is October 1, 2014 at 4:00 PM.

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

Forward Service Corporation: Receptionist

Forward Service Corporation is seeking individuals to fill a full-time Receptionist position in our Outagamie County office. The Receptionist will offer general clerical support and assistance to program staff, program customers, and partner agencies when applicable.  Job duties will include general reception duties, front desk and resource area coverage, and program screening.

Ideal candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent, plus one year of office experience; and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must be proficient with a multi-line phone system, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills along with an understanding of confidentiality, and the ability to multi-task.

For confidential consideration, send a cover letter, and resume by September 19th, 2014 to the following: Forward Service Corporation, Attn: Human Resources, 1402 Pankratz Street, Suite 101, Madison, WI 53704, Email: hr@fsc-corp.org Website: www.fsc-corp.org AA/EOE

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

Habitat for Humanity Restore, Appleton: Part Time Store Associate

The Appleton Habitat ReStore is a unique retail store with a mission!  We sell new and gently used home improvement materials to the public at discounted prices.  All proceeds from the ReStore benefit Habitat for Humanity's affordable housing programs.

The Store Associate will work at Appleton's Habitat ReStore on East College Avenue, maintaining the back room, sales floor and common areas, ensuring a clean, safe and organized work environment and monitoring in-coming donations.  The Store Associate will work closely with our wonderful group of volunteers and the generous community members who donate their building materials to the ReStore.

If you enjoy working in a retail/warehouse environment, have a good driving record, and love to work side-by-side with volunteers and donors, this is the job for you!  The work hours will vary based on the donation flow into the ReStore, typically 20 or less hours per week, Monday - Saturday.

Apply now!  Send your cover letter, resume and salary history to amyr@fchabitat.org by Monday, September 22nd . See www.AppletonReStore.org for additional information.

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

Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs: Children's Advocate

Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs is looking for an energetic, creative individual who enjoys working with and appreciates people of diverse backgrounds. Following is a summary of the position.

Essential Duties: Provide education and support to child survivors of domestic violence.    Facilitate support groups and provide advocacy within community systems.  Collaborate with other community service providers on behalf of victims.   Provide outreach to diverse populations.  Participate in community education, public speaking and helpline coverage.  Maintain accurate records and statistics.

Previous experience working in the field of domestic violence preferred.  Good interpersonal and organizational skills required.   Basic knowledge of computers is needed.   Bachelor's degree in Social Work, or a related field, with one to two years social service program experience or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Survivors of domestic violence encouraged to apply.

*Full time (40 hours per week), some evening hours. *Benefits include:  health insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, voluntary dental, group life insurance.

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.

Send resume and cover letter by 9/19/2014 to hr@harborhousedap.org

CESA 6: Crisis Intervention Specialist

CESA 6 is seeking to employ a part-time Crisis Intervention Specialist for Outagamie County to work individually with severe emotionally disturbed children through providing respite services, case management, daily living skills training and crisis response.  Job responsibilities include working with children in their home or community setting, assisting with ongoing case reviews, and rotating 24-hour-on-call crisis shifts in Outagamie County.

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 with these children includes social skills curriculum, crafts and activities, meal time and chores.  Outings may include trips to the YMCA, libraries, museums, pools, parks and other community-based activities.

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work history in the human services related field strongly desired; driver's license required.  It is strongly preferred for the individual that is hired to live in Outagamie County or be willing to relocate to the area due to crisis intervention responsibilities of this position.  Strong leadership ability is a must!

To apply please send resume to wmanning@cesa6.org

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

Partnership Community Health Center: Accountant

Three years or more in a healthcare accounting department (FQHC preferred).  • Excellent working knowledge of accounting systems. • Demonstrated ability to utilize effective financial management tools and information systems methodologies. • Ability to analyze trends, develop and maintain performance goals, and regularly provide information to clinic leadership. • Skilled in team building, team participation, and achieving organizational success. • Advanced proficiency in all Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word, (other job-related networks and software including EPIC and Dentrix preferred). • Knowledge of governmental grant requirements and reporting. • Proficient with MS Office applications, and the ability to operate a variety of standard business machines, such as a computer and keyboard, typewriter, calculator, FAX, and photocopier.

To apply please contact  maria.jacobson@thedacare.org

COTS Inc.: Case Manager

POSITION SUMMARY: Manage a caseload of a maximum of 37 residents at a transitional shelter for homeless individuals.  This full-time position is responsible for creating life-changing experiences, maintaining all case files for assigned residents, delivering quality supportive services to residents and discharge planning with residents.  The Case Manager is the primary point of contact for all inquiries related to the assigned program and is charged with enhancing all resident's success at achieving self-sufficiency and obtaining permanent housing.

Provide ongoing 1-1 assistance to residents with setting goals and monitoring progress toward goal achievement.  Assistance will include completing job applications, preparing for job interviews, applying for education/school, developing and monitoring monthly budgets with residents, completing housing applications and general guidance with accessing existing community resources (including mental health/counseling services, AODA treatment, Social Security offices, County human services, etc.)  Refer clients to medical and other supportive services and follow-up on appointments.  Establish and maintain accurate and current resident file and enter provision of services data into ServicePoint system and prepare monthly/quarterly/annual service reports. Assist residents with developing individualized discharge plans aimed at preparing residents for self-sufficiency moving them toward permanent housing.

Establish and maintain positive working relationships with area providers of low-income housing.  Serve as an advocate of residents and as a liaison between COTS residents and these providers.  Participate in the Program Committee and communicate daily with other program staff in an effort to enhance service delivery to residents. Enforce rules of the program, hold residents accountable in a positive disciplinary process in accordance with set policies. Set agenda and hold monthly House Meetings (mandatory group meeting to review program rules and expectations) Maintain individual resident files from intake to discharge, collect program data, measure and record outcomes and keep accurate records to provide to E.D. Inventory individual rooms, conduct room checks at end of residency to determine appropriate refund of security deposit, prepare rooms for new intakes. Develop and maintain professional relationships and maintain effective communication with referral sources and additional service providers.  Represent COTS via regular attendance of meetings with partner agencies. Assist with coordinating facility maintenance and obtaining household supplies. Other duties as assigned by Executive Director.  This position is constantly evolving and openness is always expected.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:  Must have a Bachelor's degree in a human service related field. A positive attitude and a demonstrated record of professional conduct. Must be energetic and driven to achieve. Background in AODA, criminal justice, or working with those in poverty is preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & WORK REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to function throughout the office for extended periods of time. Must demonstrate physical agility (bending, twisting, reaching, and pulling) for equipment and supplies. Communicate with the public and co-workers through two-way verbal communication (speech and hearing). Drive towards continuous improvement. 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.

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 your resume to employment@appletoncots.orgOnly emailed resumes will be accepted.

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

Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services: Shelter Advocate

The part time position of Shelter Advocate is responsible for providing services for victims of abuse and for general oversight of the Christine Ann Center. Domestic abuse services include help line coverage, completing intakes and outtakes with shelter residents, providing individual options advocacy with victims, and advocating for victims with other service providers.  General oversight of the Christine Ann Center includes following security procedures, accepting donations, and maintaining general cleanliness.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  Providing frontline shelter coverage and services to clients including but not limited to: • Helpline/crisis calls/Walk-ins • Assists shelter clients with on-going daily needs & services • Assists with intakes and outtakes as needed • Safety planning • Arrest reports / release calls • Assists clients with restraining order process • Follow and enforce shelter and agency policies • Set and follow protocol for Alarms

Other shelter coverage responsibilities including but not limited to: • Record statistics and documentation of client contacts • Organize and stock closets and shelves • Responsible to follow donations process • Maintain office cleanliness • Read phone coverage book • Attend monthly shelter advocate meeting • Assist with completing the monthly schedule. Responsible for additional job duties as assigned.

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education / Experience: • Preferred bachelor's degree or working towards in human services, social services or similar degree. • Experience working with individuals providing advocacy, referrals and assistance is preferred. • Experience working with domestic abuse preferred.

Skills and Abilities: • Ability to maintain records is a requirement. • Ability to communicate clearly is necessary, including speaking understandably and comprehending oral conversation. • Must be able to speak, read and write English. • High level of initiative and organizational skills. • Must be able to work alone. • Exceptional interpersonal skills. • Background in working with diverse populations helpful. • Must be able to handle evolving or crisis situations with flexibility, sensitivity and reason. • Must be able to work under pressure • Must be a creative problem solver • Must be able to uphold all confidentiality policies

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. •  All work will be performed at the Christine Ann Center in Oshkosh. • Independently enter and move within buildings and walk staircases. •  Ability to lift and move objects weighing approximately 25 pounds.

Scheduled Time: • Weekend shifts are split from 4:00 p.m. Friday through 8:30 a.m. Monday, in 5, 8, 12 and 16 hour shifts.  (Weekend Schedule: Fri 4pm-9pm; Fri/Sat 8:30 pm-8:30am; Sat. 8am-4pm; Sat. 1pm-9pm; Sat./Sun. 8:30pm-8:30am; Sun. 8am-4pm; Sun. 1pm-9pm; Sun./Mon. 8:30pm-8:30am) • Weekday shifts are from 4:30pm to 12pm Monday through Thursday, and on occasion, 11:30pm to 8:30 a.m. • A minimum of two overnight shifts and three day shifts per month are required. • This position, with the Shelter Advocate team, covers all holiday shifts. • Attendance at a monthly staff meeting is also required. • May sleep from 12am-6am on overnight shifts, while still responding to phone calls and resident needs.

To apply please email : mjanes@christineann.net

Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services: Maintenance Supervisor

Responsible for overall management and maintenance of facilities which include oversight of the shelter, office locations and grounds.  10-15 hours/week - may include occasional evenings and weekends.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Facility Maintenance and Security ~Perform and coordinate daily maintenance and repair activities to interior and exterior of the building to ensure the facility remains in good condition. ~Perform and coordinate general and preventive maintenance on all building systems, including HVAC, plumbing elevator and electrical systems. ~Perform and coordinate general and preventive maintenance on all building equipment to ensure that all equipment is in good working condition.  ~Work with staff to ensure safety and security drills are conducted on a monthly and as needed.  ~Complete required documentation as required to record equipment performance and repairs.

Coordination and Oversight:  ~Coordinate service providers to perform repairs beyond the scope of basic/general maintenance.  ~Coordinate/perform services for lawn care and snow removal as needed.  ~Coordinate all recycling and waste removal services.  ~Maintain and update warranty information, vendor files and history of maintenance repair.  ~Work with other staff to supervise and coordinate volunteer efforts to assist with maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Other: ~Provide on-call after hour's assistance with major building systems.  ~Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  • This job requires no supervision of staff • This job requires general oversight of maintenance/facilities volunteers.

Qualification: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education / Experience: • Associate degree preferred. • Minimum of two years experience in maintenance for a commercial environment. • Experience in facilities management including project planning, repairs and upgrades preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Valid driver's license, car and adequate insurance required.

Skills and Abilities:  • Ability to maintain records is a requirement. • Ability to work with volunteers and communicate effectively with others. • Ability to manage multiple projects, crisis situations, activities and tasks simultaneously. • Ability to problem solve and to handle crisis situations with sensitivity and reason. • Initiative, organizational skills and problem-solving skills are required.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  ~Most work will be performed at the Christine Ann Center in Oshkosh. ~Work is also performed at the Green Lake County office and the Neenah Office. ~Independently enter and move within buildings and walk staircases. ~Ability to climb ladders and reach to high spaces.  ~Ability to lift and move objects weighing approximately 50 pounds.

To apply please email :    mjanes@christineann.net

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.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley: Fine Arts Coordinator

The Boys & Girls Club is searching for an enthusiastic, creative, talented, and "kids first!" youth development and arts education professional to coordinate and implement programs that enable children and teens to develop their creativity and personal expression through participation in the visual arts, performing arts, crafts and creative writing.

The ideal candidate will be: Mission Driven. Skilled at adapting curriculum to meet the emerging interests of children and youth Self-motivated A talented communicator A team player Creative, energetic & fun Gifted at connecting with a diverse population of children, teens and their families. Knowledgeable of and comfortable with a diverse array of visual and performing arts.

Minimum Qualifications:  The Fine Arts Coordinator position is a full time, professional human service position requiring a majority combination of the following: · Bachelors Degree in Art Education, Youth Development, or related field. · Experience facilitating, developing and implementing programs for youth, special needs and higher-risk youth. Previous experience working with volunteers is preferred. · Advanced knowledge of some or all of the following: art education, child and adolescent development, behavior management techniques, and principles of effective youth development programming.

Please submit cover letter and resume to: FAC Search, 160 S. Badger Ave., Appleton, WI 54914 FACSearch@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

Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region: Development and Donors Services Associate

PositionAvailable = Development and Donors Services Associate

For a complete position description and application instructions please go to our website at: http://www.cffoxvalley.org/jobopportunities

Girls Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes: Chief Development Officer (CDO)

This is a professional position with the responsibility to plan, develop, and lead the fund development efforts of the council.  The CDO leads the council's efforts to expand its revenue base through adult generated fundraising and other public support, and in the achievement of council fund development goals established by the Board of Directors through collaboration with the senior leadership team and the volunteer Fund Development Committee.  The CDO also leads the marketing and communication area, as the council works to raise public awareness of Girl Scouts and to proactively expand the brand image and visibility of Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes.

The CDO participates with the CEO, COO, CFO and CPO to define the organization's strategic direction in support of the Girl Scout mission.  As a member of the senior leadership team, the CDO provides leadership and implements strategic oversight to the entire organization.

The CDO must work effectively with board committees, task groups, volunteer committees, community groups, staff, and the Board of Directors to ensure effective fund development for GSNWGL.  The CDO must also develop and maintain systems to ensure safety and quality in promoting the organization while ensuring compliance with requirements of funding sources.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Fosters a culture of philanthropy and leads the development staff which oversees individual, family, corporate, and foundation giving, grant writing, special events, member relations, capital giving, and planned giving programs.
  2. Oversee the development of long range funding strategies within the council goals.
  3. Develop a positive climate for fundraising within the organization through presentations to staff, volunteers, and the community.
  4. Develop a balanced funding mix of donor sources and solicitation programs tailored to the needs of GSNWGL that will attract, retain and motivate donors while significantly expand the organization's donor base and level of giving.  Manage the effective development and retention of high-performing fund development staff and ensure they are equipped to help the council meet its fund development goals.
  5. Assures that GSNWGL systems and procedures support comprehensive fund development. Work with the Communications department to execute GSUSA's strategic branding, marketing and communications messaging across the GSNWGL council.
  6. Oversee and insure that systems are in place for efficient and timely donor record-keeping and recognition.  Develop and maintain a system to monitor fund development progress against goals.
  7. Oversee the research, evaluation and submission of grant opportunities based on the criteria of available resources and strategic alignment with council goals and potential for success.
  8. Keep informed and updated about federal and state requirements related to charitable contributions.
  9. Contribute to the council's planning process; specifically in the development and administration of annual plans of work, budget, individual performance appraisals, and annual organizational review for Fund Development and Marketing and Communication efforts.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor's degree or higher, CFRE preferred.  Five years of proven success in leading a team which has increased public support.
  2. Experience with strategic planning, capital campaigns, special appeals, special events, and endowment funds.
  3. Proven skills in grant writing, donor relationship building, and work with volunteers and Boards.
  4. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills including public speaking skills required.
  5. Proficiency in donor recordkeeping software, preferably Donor Perfect and Microsoft Office suite.
  6. Commitment to the mission and purpose of Girl Scouting.
  7. Proven leadership skills with the ability to delegate and take decisive action.
  8. Valid driver's license, good driving record and reliable transportation. Regular travel is required.
  9. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally required to sit and/or stand for prolonged periods of time.  The employee is occasionally required to walk, and operate office equipment manually.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.    * Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes, Inc. requires membership in the Girl Scouts.

To apply please go to our website at  http://www.gsnwgl.org/who-we-are/careers-culture and click on Workforce Now.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley: Branch Director

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley is searching for an individual with a passion for service to others, a record of accomplishment in the youth service arena, and top notch leadership skills. The Branch Director leads a team of youth development professionals towards providing a diverse array of high-quality and effective youth development programs and services at the Downtown Appleton Boys & Girls Club.

The ideal candidate will be:
A Strong, Mission-Driven Leader
A Talented Communicator
Energetic, Accomplished
Highly Organized
Gifted at connecting with a diverse population of children, teens and their families.  Knowledgeable of and comfortable with directing a diverse array of programs and services.

Minimum Qualifications :
The Branch Director position is a full time, professional human service position requiring a majority combination of the following:
· Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
· A minimum of five years work experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people.
· Demonstrated ability in personnel supervision, team building, facilities management, and the recruitment and retention of key personnel.
· Considerable knowledge of youth development principles, behavior management, guidance, outcomes evaluation, collaboration, and program management.
· Ability to interact positively and effectively with members, including discipline problems.

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

Please submit cover letter and resume to:
Branch Director Search, 160 S. Badger Ave, Appleton, WI 54914
BDSearch@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: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

newVoices : Executive Director

The Executive Director is responsible for carrying out newVoices' strategic plan and directing the day-to-day operations of the organization. The Executive Director is the executive manager for all administrative functions of the organization-including securing sufficient revenue, from earned and philanthropic sources, to meet or exceed annual expenses. He or she works in partnership with the Artistic Director, who is responsible for the artistic product, and with the Board of Directors, which is a highly engaged body. The ED is the public face of the organization: he or she builds relationships with community leaders and arts stakeholders, and represents newVoices professionally and responsibly.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : Administration (50%) Collaborate with newVoices (NV) Board of Directors and Artistic Director on strategic direction; establish and implement action plans to advance strategic goals and objectives. Direct NV annual business planning and accounting activities, in collaboration with the Treasurer, Business Manager, and bookkeeper. These include: • development of the annual operating budget for the Board's approval. • negotiating for discounted or donated goods and services. • oversight of financial recordkeeping and database maintenance. • oversight of accounts receivable and payable, insurance coverages, payroll and sales tax remittance, required state and federal financial reports, and other day-to-day financial affairs. Direct administrative and logistical aspects of artistic activities, including: • identify collaboration and outreach opportunities with potential community benefit, e.g. with charities, community initiatives, and other arts organizations. • advise on concert themes and repertoire to advance multiple objectives of artistic excellence, audience development, and serving community needs. • assist with selection of guest artists and negotiate guest artist contracts. • assist with selection of concert and rehearsal venues and negotiate venue contracts. • ticket sales and distribution; money handling; music purchase/rental; printing and stuffing programs; recruit, oversee and support volunteers for venue setup and teardown, box office/will call, and ushers. Support ensemble membership management activities, which are led by the ensemble's Executive Council, including dues collection, apparel payments, apparel management, attendance, CD duplication and payment, music maintenance, and members' email addresses for communications. Supervise all administrative personnel, including: Business Manager, contractual employees, volunteers, interns, and any other paid or unpaid administrative personnel. Increase ticket purchases and brand awareness by coordinating with NV Marketing Committee on public relations activities, including: concert advertising and promotion, season program brochure and marketing materials, website, social media, and public relations opportunities for events and/or concerts. Represent NV and its interests at various professional, industry, and community associations. Network with sponsors, vendors, community associations, and other external audiences to build new audiences and enhance NV recognition and importance as an arts provider and community collaborator.

Fund raising (50%) In collaboration with the Fund Development Committee, direct the management and expansion of fund raising efforts from individuals, foundations, corporations, and government agencies, including: • Identify and qualify new prospects. • Cultivation and personal solicitation-independently and in partnership with board members or other volunteers-of new and current prospects, focusing on prospects with potential to give at least $1,000 annually. • Implement "annual giving" campaign plan developed by the Fund Development Committee, including: mail and email appeals, newsletters, Conductor's Circle leadership giving program. • Write grant proposals and reports. • In collaboration with Fund Development Committee and event committee, plan and hold at least one major fundraising concert annually. • Plan and hold smaller fundraising events as needed for identifying, acquiring, upgrading, and/or stewarding prospects and donors with capacity to give $1,000 or more. • Enhance the menu of sponsorship opportunities. • Seek opportunities to grow the endowment and to establish a planned giving program. • Stewardship and donor relations through mail, email, social media, and personal contact.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: The Executive Director sets the direction for revenue and support and ensures the financial health of newVoices. This is a full time, executive management position. Although the normal work week is Monday through Friday, must maintain a flexible work schedule to meet the demands of donor engagement, board of directors governance, and concert and rehearsal support. The ED is expected to: • Translate broad goals into achievable steps. • Plan and meet deadlines. • Make decisions and solve problems independently. •     Establish constructive relationships with the Board of Directors, Artistic Director, Business Manager, ensemble leadership, donors, and key community leaders and arts stakeholders. • Adhere to the highest ethical standards in management, governance, finance and fund development. • Be an enthusiastic, articulate, and effective advocate for the artistic mission of the organization. • Stay current in best practices for fund development and nonprofit management.

QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in nonprofit or arts management, business administration, community development, administrative leadership or social work; experience equivalent to a degree may be accepted. • Minimum five years progressive experience in a nonprofit organization, including managing staff and volunteers. • Minimum five years of experience and proven success in fundraising, including familiarity with: face-to-face solicitations; proposal writing; special events; direct mail; electronic and social media; major and planned gift programs; and development office functions including gift processing, prospect and donor histories, and fund development reporting. •       Strong community involvement demonstrated by current membership and leadership roles in local, nonprofit, religious and/or civic organizations. • Ability to take initiative, to organize and implement a multi-faceted workload with minimum supervision, and to function well as a member of a team. • Ability to prioritize work, train and delegate to others. • Ability to communicate with donors and volunteers in a professional manner. • Knowledge of non-profit functions and capacity building strategies. • Understanding of budget development and general financial/administrative practices. • Strong to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and database management. • Valid driver's license, good driving record and reliable transportation. • The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is occasionally required to walk, and to operate office equipment manually. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Reports to: Board of Directors Position type: Full-time salaried. Email cover letter and resume, in PDF format, to: mkathrynschmidt@gmail.com . Put "newVoices ED" in the subject line.

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