Fox Valley Literacy Council: Communications Specialist

The Fox Valley Literacy Council, a nonprofit organization providing adult literacy services through trained volunteer tutors, seeks a Communications Specialist who is responsible for developing, distributing, and maintaining all print and electronic collateral. Candidate must have strong writing, editing, and computer skills. Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Public Relations, or a related field is preferred.

This is a Monday through Thursday, 20-hour per week position, schedule to be determined. Some evening and weekend work may be required. Apply by 5:00 p.m., January 13, 2015 by sending 1) a resume, and 2) a separate cover letter addressed to Christine Cheevers, Executive Director, 130 E. Franklin St, Appleton, WI 54911 or ccheevers@tds.net. For a full job description, go to www.fvlc.net

New Hope Center, Inc: Residential Support Coach

New Hope Center, Inc. is looking to fill weekend residential support positions in Brillion at a 7 bed Community Based Residential Facility and a 3 bed Adult Family Home.  If you are willing to work long shifts, you can be scheduled for 24 hours over 2 days.

The position requires creative and energetic individuals who want to make a difference in the life of an adult with a developmental or physical disability.  You will assist with personal cares, accompanying individuals on community outings and complete household chores like cooking, cleaning and laundry.

New Hope Center pays for all necessary trainings at minimum wage in addition to paying for all class registration fees.  Come and work with an agency who has been providing quality support services for 50 years.

Complete an application available at  newhopeinc.org

The Boys & Girls Brigade: Program Leader

Exemplify the purpose of the Boys' & Girls' Brigade within the community and promote its growth.  Plan, coordinate and assist in a professional manner the efficient operation of Brigade and Camp Onaway programs and activities.

Duties and Responsibilities: Under limited supervision of the ED and in close coordination as a team member with other staff members and volunteers, the Program Leader will: • Develop, lead and be responsible for structured Brigade program in the area and age groups assigned, including being present during evening programs. Schedule and staff volunteers for physical activities, workshops and hobby clubs.  Plan, coordinate and lead Camp Onaway programs, including week-long residence camps, special weekends and events. • Develop and retain relevant skill, education and competency in working with youth.  Understand their interests, challenges and emerging trends.   Continue professional development at the direction of the ED and employee's own initiative.  Project a good role model for young people, fellow staff and volunteers to emulate. • Communicate the Brigade program to the community and assist in procuring donations and other support for the organization.  Work closely with local schools and community organizations to enhance the impact of Brigade. • Seek and maintain relationships with youth organizations to increase positive opportunities for the youth of the community. • Recruit and retain Brigade members and Camp Onaway campers. • Recruit, train and retain adult Brigade volunteers.  Build positive relationships with volunteers and find best fit for interested volunteers. • Uphold and enforce the ideals, policies and directives of the Brigade Association.  Exemplify the Brigade Object, mission and vision. •  All other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Brigade ED.

Within 6 months of employment, employee will: -possess a WI DNR Boater Safety Certificate and be a proficient driver of all Brigade owned boats. -become a certified ropes course instructor through an outside agency such as ABEE, Inc.

Qualifications:  • BA in related field • 5-plus years' experience in youth development • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills • Ability to multi-task in a high energy environment • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite • Successful completion of a background check.

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

Please forward resume, a letter of recommendation and three professional references by January 16th 2015. The Boys' & Girls' Brigade, PO Box 665, 109 W Columbian Ave, Neenah WI 54957-0665, Attn: Search Committee

CAP Services: Site Manager Fresh Start-Eco-Park

An exciting opportunity to join an innovative an effective organization.  CAP Services is seeking an individual who will provide construction supervision to participants in its Fresh Start youth program in the development of an Eco-Park in Waupaca.  The ideal candidate will be dynamic, creative and skilled and provide a variety of green construction practices and advancing behavior change in those supervised.  Qualifications: Thorough working knowledge of green building of green building construction, typically acquired through completion of a high school diploma and at least five years of green building construction experience.

$16.54-$18.04 per hour depending on experience.  Full time 32 hours per week, M-Th  Deadline: 5 pm  Friday Dec 19, 2014 apply at jobs@capmail.org

Youth Go, Inc: Early Intervention Mentor

The Early Intervention Mentoring position will be responsible for working directly with students assigned by Winnebago County for mentoring services. Each mentor will work with 5 low to moderate risk youth in an attempt to build relationships, introduce the youth to healthy activities in the community, and expose the youth to healthy role models.  The program will be very individualized in order to meet the needs of each student. The Youth Go mentor must assess each student, and (together w/social worker) develop activities that will best meet the needs of each youth. Mentoring activities can consist of the following: healthy recreational activities, cultural and artistic exhibits or performances, sporting events, exposure to local college or technical school campuses, educational opportunities, youth serving organizations, and community service opportunities.

Usual Wesekly duties include, but are not limited to: • Communicate with Winnebago county social workers to gather/exchange information on students and update on mentoring outings. • Meet with each student once a week for 1-3 hours. • Discuss family, peer, and other life issues with students.  Provide positive listening and appropriate feedback as needed. • Learn about community resources and visit these places with the student. • Provide Life-skill assistance, such as hygiene, job-skills, and relationship skills. • Take daily case notes on interactions with each student. • Turn in weekly log of appointments and activities to Youth Go and Winnebago County.

Salary Range$12-$15 an hour. Schedule: This is a two year contract with the Winnebago County Department of Human Services.  Mentors will work 15 hours per week and set their own schedule depending on the needs of their youth mentees.  The majority of the hours will take place between 3pm-10pm or on weekends.

Qualifications: Experience working with youth in either a volunteer or professional capacity is highly desired. Educational experience in human services, psychology, recreation, education, or a related field is preferred.  Must work well with youth of all backgrounds and personality types and be able to handle challenging behaviors.  Applicant should feel comfortable and able to work with, mentor and tutor youth in grades 5-12. Personal Characteristics: We are looking for a person who is caring, energetic, creative, flexible, enthusiastic, patient, passionate and organized to succeed in this position. The ability to work independently, establish good boundaries and be a positive role model are vital characteristics.

Please mail or email a cover letter, resume, and 3 references that can attest to your work ethic and/or experience working with youth to:  Youth Go, 213 Nicolet Blvd., Neenah, WI 54956 Email: Alice@youthgo.org (920) 722-1435 (phone)

*All materials must be received by 1/2/15 to be considered.

NAMI Fox Valley, Inc. Peer Run Respite: Peer Companion

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 Peer Companions (Full or Part Time) will provide 24/7/365 peer support (on shifts which will be no more than 8 hours) at the Peer Run Respite. Peer Companions will be providing peer support through sharing of their lived experience with mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders. Peer Companions will be responsible for ensuring guests are appropriate for the respite through self-referral. Peer Companions will be responsible for supporting peers with crisis prevention and diversion from hospitalization, ensuring a safe and welcoming environment for guests, providing one-on-one and group peer support, complying with all policies and procedures, providing resources and linkages to community resources and utilizing their lived experience to support the needs and wants of guests.

Major Position Functions - The Peer Companion 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, working toward their Wellness Vision and goals/wants/needs for their stay.
  • Following and enforcing all policies, procedures and house rules for the Peer Run Respite.
  • Maintain accurate records of activities, including financial reporting and outcomes data.
  • Provide 2-4 eight hour shifts of peer support per week (may include weekends and holidays) and attend weekly staff co-reflection and all other meetings and training.

Qualifications - The candidate for the position of Peer Run Respite Recovery Specialist must (required):

  • Lived experience in mental health and/or substance abuse services and ability to share personal experience appropriately and respectfully.
  • Possess deep knowledge and experience with peer support. Certification as a Peer Specialist preferred.
  • GED or high school diploma required.
  • Positive philosophy toward wellness and recovery and demonstrated ability to approach and support individuals through intentional listening, compassion and understanding/knowledge of the mental health system and community resources.
  • Understand the impact of trauma and dynamics of trauma informed peer support.
  • Ability to work effectively and handle multiple concurrent tasks and projects with minimal supervision.
  • Possess excellent customer service skills.  Be able to professionally present self and maintain positive relationships through both internal and external communication.
  • 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.
  • Possess basic computer skills including word processing, data entry and e-mail/Internet.

Desired (not required) Qualifications: .Data entry and/or documentation experience as well as interest in/commitment to collecting outcome data. Conflict resolution experience/training. Volunteer or professional experience in mental health and/or substance abuse settings. Bilingual - ability to speak more than one language.

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 Full or part time position. Salary based on experience.  Paid training, vacation, holidays and sick days.

To Apply: Please complete the attached application and provide a cover letter and resume including volunteer or professional peer support experience. Application materials are due by January 7, 2015 at 4:00pm.  Application materials should be emailed to Karen Iverson Riggers at karen@namifoxvalley.org or mailed to: NAMI Fox Valley, Attn: Karen Iverson Riggers, 211 E. Franklin Street, Appleton, WI 54911

YMCA of the Fox Cities: Arts & Humanities Coordinator

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 Arts & Humanities Coordinator at our Neenah-Menasha YMCA! This position is directly responsible for coordinating, implementing and supervising all Art programs with responsibilities in Music and Enrichment/Humanities programs. Candidate must have art experience, but music and theater experience is also preferred. This position requires previous teaching experience, knowledge of child development, appropriate training within Arts & Humanities and prior supervisory experience.

Schdeule: 40-50 hours/week - Monday to Friday 8:00 AM-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: www.ymcafoxcities.org

YMCA of the Fox Cities: Gymnastics Program Assistant

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 a Gymnastics Program Assistant at our Heart of the Valley YMCA!  Must be at least 18 years of age and complete High School or it's equivalency as determined by the DPI. This position requires an extensive background in gymnastics instruction, 4 or more years is preferred. Experience in supervising staff is preferred. Must be able to promote programs enthusiastically and encourage community participation. The ability to give clear, concise information to instructors, parents, participants, and other YMCA employees is necessary. Must have a flexible work schedule which would include the ability to work nights and weekends. To achieve these high standards, must be able to manage multiple tasks, communicate effectively and efficiently and maintain a high level of organization in all aspects of the programs.

Schedule: 40 hours per week - Schedule Varies - Afternoons, evenings and weekends.  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: www.ymcafoxcities.org

University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley Foundation: Executive Assistant

Primary responsibilities will include administrative and bookkeeping duties related to fundraising, marketing and daily operations.  Qualified candidates should have general bookkeeping and office experience along with strong organizational and interpersonal skills; attention to detail; flexible; ability to handle confidential and sensitive information; ability to juggle multiple tasks; independent; team player; poised; strong customer focus.  QuickBooks and non-profit experience a plus.

To apply please send resume and cover letter to Mary Beth Leopold, Executive Director at marybeth.leopold@uwc.edu. No phone calls please.

SOAR Fox Cities, Inc: Financial Administrator

Primary duties are to maintain SOAR Fox Cities, Inc. books using the accrual method of accounting following GAAP Accounting procedures with Sage (Peachtree) Accounting Software.  In addition, maintain two separate smaller companies for (1) the Flight (Capital Campaign) and (2) the 211 E Franklin CONDO Assn (Building).  The Flight and CONDO books track assets that are shared 50/50 with SOAR Fox Cities, Inc. and NAMI Fox Valley. 
Payroll, Banking, A/P, A/R, Prepaid/ Deferred Revenue, Fixed Assets, Budgets, G/L , Record Retention.  Provide timely, accurate reporting for decision makers and funders of SOAR Fox Cities.  Prepare procedures and policies taking into account internal controls, accuracy, time-constraints …
Assist Director of Development in the preparation of the financial component of Grant Applications.  Ensure we are in compliance with Federal and State Agencies and their required reporting, such as Departments of Revenue, DOL, etc.

Payroll & Benefits- Review bi-weekly timesheets, pay employees and make federal & state deposits for payroll taxes and 403(b) plan and HAS contributions.  Generate, review and submit quarterly and annual federal and state tax reports including 941, WI UC Reports, W-2's & W-3 and 1099-misc, WI WT-6 and WT-7, 5500-SF and 8955-SSA for the benefit plan.  Update Sage for employee changes to pay and deductions, etc.  Communicate with Health and Dental Insurance broker as needed.  Provide estimates/comparisons for proposed options for the coming year to present to Executive Director and Finance Committee enabling them to choose the best plan for our staff within current budget constraints.  Communicate to employees in a timely manner any changes to benefit plans. Banking - Monitor Bank Accounts, Record ACH, EFT and Transfers, Interest Income, Prepare monthly reconciliations for 4 accounts.  Reconcile 2 People First Accounts and record activity at yearend.  Ensure we are in compliance with necessary signors on all bank accounts especially as board members change every two years and/or changes in staff.  Maintain control over company credit cards used by employees, recording monthly expenses and making transfers to pay balances without incurring late fees. Accounts Payable - Weekly prepare checks to pay vendors from Check Request forms, make online payments, Set-up and record regular EFT payments.  Make online payments using Bill Pay for the CONDO Account.  At month end record any significant expense incurred for the month that will be paid in a future month. Reconcile A/P at month end. Revenue Recognition and Accounts Receivable - At month record Revenue from MTS (Programming) and SDS (Development) data bases. In addition, monitor receipts from online payments via PayPal and Square and endure these receipts are recorded in the appropriate data bases and Sage.  Prepare JE's for significant receipts for services delivered but the payments have not been received at month end.  Reconcile A/R Account at month end and make necessary adjustments.  Monitor restrictions on Contributions. Prepaid Expenses and Deferred Revenue  - Make necessary entries to record prepaid expense and deferred revenue each month.  At month end analyze these accounts and make adjustments as needed. Journal Entries - Aside from necessary entries listed above, record monthly JE to SOAR books for half of CONDO activity in separate entry record monthly JE to SOAR books for half of the Flight activity.  Record Endowment Gain/Loss from monthly printed statements of Funds held for SOAR at the Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Region. Fixed Assets - Maintain list of additions and disposals of fixed assets over $500.  Record monthly depreciation and amortization.  Capitalize leases and nontangible assets according to GAAP. Reporting- In House - Prepare monthly Balance Sheets and Income Statements for SOAR, the CONDO and Flight.  Include reports that explain significant variances of actual compared the prior year and actual numbers compared to budgeted numbers.  Every other month send reports and agenda to the Finance Committee prior to meeting with them to discuss Financial Reports, variances and other pertinent financial matters.  Every other month (not the same month as Fin Committee meetings) prepare reports for the Treasurer of the Board of Directors to report at the Board Meeting. Reporting to Funders- Prepare reports as needed for funders who have given grants to SOAR and require reporting for certain programs Actual versus the budget submitted. Reporting to Partner Agency - In a timely manner, Send Monthly CONDO and Flight Reports to Executive Director and their Accountant.  Also, send other pertinent information such as budgets to the partner agency. Other Outside Reporting/fees - Complete and timely file any other required reporting such as Annual WI Non-Stock Corp and fee and Department of Financial Institutions annual Charitable Organization fee.

Budgeting/Projections - Annually, in October of each year, plan to meet with Executive Director to discuss assumptions for budgeting future Revenue, Expense and other capital expenditures.  Prepare annual operating budget with necessary support.    Every other year, prepare 3-year budget for United Way, currently our largest funder, in their format with accompanying budget narratives explaining each line item.  Budget is prepared for the Agency as a whole and each separate program.  In addition, prepare projections as needed or requested by Executive Director.  Insurance - Communicate with property and liability insurance broker to get best rates for coverage.  Prepare necessary reports for providers of coverage.  (Property, Liability, Workers Comp, Director's & Officers, Camp, Hired & Non-Owned Auto, AD&D, Life, LTD).  Annual Audit - Schedule and prepare support for annual audit of Financial Statements to be completed as soon as possible in the year following fiscal yearend.  Schedule the Auditors to present their findings to the SOAR Finance Committee prior to finalizing the statements and tax returns.   Ensure all forms are signed by the appropriate officers and mailed before the due dates.  Send out requests for proposals (RFP's) from various Accounting firms in the area experienced in nonprofit auditing and tax preparation as needed.

Hours required: - approximately 20 hrs. /week on average (more time required first two weeks of month).  Experience Required: 4-year college degree in Accounting with experience in Non Profit Industry.  Knowledge of and experience with Sage (Peach Tree) Accounting Software desirable.  Knowledge of generally accepted accounting procedures (GAAP) for non-profit corporations is desirable.  Expertise in Microsoft Office Excel & Word is imperative.  Be able to independently research topics using various resources including the internet.  Good communication skills with staff and all outside agencies, oral and written.

To apply please send resumes to Sonis at  sonia@soarfoxcities.com No phone calls or walk ins accepted.

SOAR Fox Cities, Inc: Special Olympics Coordinator

This individual administers the overall Special Olympics program for their athletes and coaches, and acts as a liaison between Special Olympics WI and key individuals within their school, organization, or agency.  Program coordinator is the main point of contact for the coaches and administrators within their respective accredited program.

Key Responsibilities of Program Coordinators: Recruit athletes and coaches within their respective accredited programs. Ensure that athletes have a completed Application for Participation submitted to SOWI before they begin training. Ensure that coaches have current certification in their specific sport. Organizing equipment & "book" (the book includes sport specific rules, roster of athletes, schedules, attendance records, volunteer attendance records, athlete medicals records. Distribute and communicate vital Special Olympics information to the appropriate individuals prior to the start of any specific sport season. This would include: Calendar of Sports Events •Aquatics •Basketball •Basketball Skills •Bowling •Bocce •Powerlifting •Softball •Tee-ball •Track & Field •Sport Participation Intent Declaration •Fall Sports Intent •Winter Sports Intent •All State Games Sports Intent •Organize Annual Sports Banquet •Forward pertinent information received from the state and/or regional office • Attend Annual Conference •Oversee the timely submission of forms required for participation in any sport offered by Special Olympics WI. •Class A form from all coaches or key volunteers who work directly with the athletes during training and competition. •Promote Special Olympics in the Area to insure adequate volunteers, funding and support. •Participate in community sponsored events for people with intellectual disabilities and for potential volunteer groups. •Serve as a public spokesperson for SOWI and the Area. •Contact sites and secure contracts for practices.  Public speaking and presentation will be required at times.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree preferred. Experience with Individuals with Developmental Disabilities a plus Excellent written and organizational skills Knowledge of all MS Office Suite - Access, Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, Publisher Background check will be required

To apply please send resumes to Sonis at sonia@soarfoxcities.com No phone calls or walk ins accepted.

SOAR Fox Cities, Inc: PT Volunteer Coordinator

A volunteer coordinator will manages all elements of volunteering either within their own organization or on behalf of the organization for which they are recruiting volunteers. The role involves assessing an organization's needs and then meeting those needs through the marketing, recruitment, placement and retention of volunteers.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - RECRUITMENT • Conduct outreach at community events to recruit a diverse pool of volunteers • Respond to all volunteer inquiries for the agency • Maintain public listings regarding volunteer opportunities • Screen, interview and background check volunteer candidates TRAINING • Develop curriculum and related materials for all volunteer trainings • Implement continuing education for volunteers   RETENTION • Provide follow up and support for all volunteers • Implement best practices for volunteer retention SCHEDULING • Coordinate volunteers for all agency outreach and community events SUPERVISION/ACCOUNTABILITY/COORDINATION • Supervise all volunteers • Reassign or terminate volunteers as needed • Conduct annual performance reviews of volunteers • Maintain database for tracking and scheduling volunteers and volunteer opportunities RECOGNITION • Organize volunteer appreciation events and other recognition efforts • Provide on-going support and appreciation for all volunteers. WORK RELATIONSHIP AND SCOPE - Reports to the Executive Director. MEASUREMENT OF PERFORMANCE - Overall satisfaction of the Executive Director, the Board of Directors and the membership. Accessible and responsive to needs of the membership. Effective and efficient use of agency resources (human, financial and time). KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES - Must possess a four-year degree from an accredited college or university in a human service field. Must have experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Should have the ability to work and establish a good working relationship with people and have some administrative ability. WORKING CONDITIONS - Much of the work is performed in an office environment with some exposure for personal injury. However, the position requires a fair amount of local travel to various events and they are primarily at nights and weekends. GENERAL - This position description defines the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to this position. It does not state or imply that these are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to the job. The employee may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested by the Executive Director or the Board of Directors. All requirements are subject to change over time.

To apply please send resumes to Sonis at sonia@soarfoxcities.com No phone calls or walk ins accepted.

Valley Packaging Industries, Inc: Job Coach

Seeking a full-time individual to be responsible for providing vocational training to individuals with disabilities at all Valley Packaging locations, as well as on community worksites. This includes hands-on instruction of job task, work related habits and behaviors, and appropriate social behaviors.

An education background in human services is preferred and experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities is preferred. Must be able to work in a variety of employment situations. Position is based out of our 2730 N. Roemer Road, Appleton location. Must have valid driver's license, a personal vehicle to use and auto insurance to coach at multiple locations.

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

Catalpa Health: Medical Assistant/LPN for Psychiatry

Catalpa is looking for a CMA or LPN 32-40 hours per week (.8-1.0 FTE).  This is a benefit-eligible position.  Duties include rooming pediatric clients, taking vitals, documenting in Epic, facilitating prescription refills, answering calls from parents and other support duties. Daytime and some early evening hours. Experience with mental health issues in kids/teens and Epic electronic medical record are a plus. Must have good communication and customer service skills, be able to work as a team member and be flexible.

Please submit resume to Kathy Schultz at kathleen.schultz@catalpahealth.org

YMCA of the Fox Cities: 4K Teacher

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 a 4K Teacher at our Appleton YMCA!

The YCMA of the Fox Cities is a fun, family and friendly atmosphere. 4K Teacher is responsible for care and education of the children enrolled in the YMCA within the policies and procedures of the Appleton YMCA, and State Licensing Regulations. The teacher plans, prepares, and implements the curriculum and with active participation of other members of the teaching team, works with parents and assesses the needs of individual children. 4K positions are for the 2014-2015 School Year. The Appleton YMCA and the Child Learning Center are part of the Appleton Area School District Community 4K Program. Applicant must have a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education and have a DPI 4K license #70-777 Early Childhood (PK-3) or #71-777 Early Childhood-Middle Childhood (PK-6)-(Previous license #8-090 or #100-108). Applicants must have taken the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards training. Prior teaching experience in Early Childhood required. YMCA experience a plus.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30 AM to 4:30 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: www.ymcafoxcities.org

Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes, Inc: Reaching Out Assistants

REACHING OUT ASSISTANT (Two positions are available) -Appleton POSITION:  Reaching Out Assistant QUALIFICATIONS: Non-exempt, part-time 15-20 hours a week REPORTS TO: Reaching Out Manager SALARY: $9 per hour  LOCATION: Based out of the Appleton Service Center, serving Appleton & Oshkosh  POSITION SUMMARY:  Part-time position working directly with youth in Reaching Out programs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.   Design, develop and implement innovative programs to reach underserved and unserved populations as identified by the Reaching Out Manager and Membership Managers.
2.   Ensure girl and adult safety through education and promotion of safe practices and consistent interpretation of GSUSA and GSNWGL policies, standards and procedures.
3.   Interpret and promote Girl Scouting to the community.
4.   Operate within budget, economizing where possible, to ensure quality services are provided. Submit reports as requested in a timely fashion.
5.   Support council functions through promotion of council sponsored activities, meetings and volunteer opportunities. Promote the Girl Scout culture of philanthropy by cultivating and building relationships with donors.
6.   Act as a consensus-builder and trouble-shooter with parents, community volunteers and GSNWGL staff to sustain positive relationships.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
1.  High school degree. Spanish speaking preferred.
2.  Experience working with girls ages 5-17. This position will mainly work with middle school and high school students. Experience with that age level is preferred.
3.  Proficient in word processing, spreadsheets, Microsoft Outlook.
4.  Valid driver's license, good driving record, and reliable transportation. Occasional travel is required and is almost entirely local in nature.
5.  Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, multi-task, meet deadlines, take initiative and maintain confidentiality.
6.  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 to frequently operate office equipment manually, The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes, Inc. requires membership in Girl Scouts once a candidate has accepted the position.

To apply, please go to the following website, create a profile and apply for the position directly.  https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=GSNWGL

Best Friends of Neenah-Menasha & Reach Counseling Services :

Fund Development SpecialistThis positions primary purpose is to increase the financial sustainability of Best Friends of Neenah-Menasha and Reach Counseling Services so that they can expand their circle of influence; targeting individual and corporate donors to strengthen and diversify revenue streams for each agency.  In doing so, each organization will be able to focus their time on programming that helps families and children deal with the trauma resulting from abuse.  This position will be shared between Best Friends of Neenah-Menasha and Reach Counseling Services with 50% of your time devoted to each agency.

Essential Functions: 1. Marketing the organizational value to the community. a. Established relationships with key media personnel. 2. Cultivate relationships with local businesses at the executive or director level to increase and secure donations for the organization. a. Demonstrated ability to secure corporate donations and exceed goals through participating in and leading top level sponsorship asks. 3. Develop, organize, and execute fundraising events and their related activities a. Create and implement strategies to meet fundraising goals through special events, 3rd party events and individual gifts. 4. Actively connect with community leaders to engage and encourage participation within our organizations such as board and committee members a. Coach volunteers to be ambassadors for the organization.  Including Preparing case statements or talking points for volunteers.

Job Requirements •3-5 years of special events and/or marketing experience, successful sales and closing skills, in a non-profit organization or a corporate setting. •Experience with media and public relations in the Fox Valley Region. •Strong public speaking abilities. •Proven volunteer management and successful fundraising track record. •Creativity and ability to conceive and aggressively pursue fundraising opportunities as appropriate, promoting the singular and joint mission of Best Friends of Neenah-Menasha and Reach Counseling Services, Inc. •Capable of performing tasks independently, and meeting/exceeding  objectives with little supervision •Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; as well as social media platforms including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and other comparable and up-and-coming social media channels.  Knowledge of Donor Perfect is preferred. •Experience with third-party social media software tools such as SocialBro, Hootsuite, Sprout Social and other relevant social listening or engagement tools.

Please email cover letter and resume to Dawn Gohlke (dawn@bestfriendsnm.org) & Lyn Beyer(lyns@reachcounseling.com) by December 31, 2014.

Valley Packaging Industries Inc: Employment Specialist

Develops an effective community program for placement in business and industry of individuals with disabilities served by Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.  Performs other duties as required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Receives and reviews referral information to determine placement needs and readiness of the individual referred for service.  Conducts orientation and plans development activities for individuals accepted for job development services. Assures the provision of services in accordance with the agency's various contracts, operating agreements,  and policies/procedures.  Prepares comprehensive and timely reports and maintains appropriate documentation. Develops supported, and non-supported, job opportunities in the community for current and potential participants of the agency. Coordinates potential and actual placements with Valley Packaging staff, various community resources, and other individuals to facilitate a smooth transition of the participant into community employment. Provides job counseling and job seeking skills training.  Acts as a resource to the other staff in determining participant job readiness. Provides follow-up contacts, as well as consultation and support to employers, to help ensure the success of the participant's placement. Conducts an ongoing program of public education to improve employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.  Represents Valley Packaging to the community in a professional manner through various speaking engagements. Professionally communicates with assigned case managers, job coaches, and inter-agency professional staff to facilitate mutual program planning and support for program participants. Networks with other Employment Specialists at Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. Develops and updates professional skills through various training opportunities and resources. Bachelor's degree in vocational rehabilitation or related field or equivalent. Experience in marketing and/or sales helpful. Experience in job placement of individuals with disabilities preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Demonstrated common sense, judgment, and communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

Benefits include: health, dental, life, optional life, LTD, flex spending, 403b, vacation, sick and holiday pay. For consideration please submit cover letter with resume to: mpitsch@vpind.com

Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin: Program Manager of the Parent Connection Program

Fulfilling our mission to protect, heal and care for the children and families of Northeast Wisconsin.  Family Services' Parent Connection is a parent education and early learning program that encourages, strengthens and supports families throughout Outagamie, Winnebago & Calumet Counties. We provide services that enhance family stability, promote school readiness, improve children's health outcomes, and prevent child abuse by educating and strengthening families.

We are seeking a full time Program Manager for the Parent Connection program based in Menasha, WI supporting primarily Outagamie County. This leader will collaborate with community partners to build relationships that support strong families. This position has direct responsibility for the success of this impact driven program. The program manager ensures superior service delivery to our clients, manages and supports staff in the implementation of the Parents As Teachers curriculum, maintains funder relationships, writes grants and has program planning and budgetary oversight responsibilities.

The position requires a Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services field; a minimum of 5 years' experience in prevention and early intervention services for young children and their families, as well as a minimum of 2 years supervisory or management experience. A strong background with 0 - 5 population; knowledge of maternal child health, child development, child abuse/neglect prevention and comprehensive home visitation services is also required.

A successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and computer literacy and the ability to manage multiple projects and work collaboratively with community partners. The ideal candidate will have experience working with an evidence based early childhood intervention model. Successful grant writing experience is also a plus.

To apply, please visit our website at www.familyservicesnew.org/careers

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley: The CLUB Teen Center Coordinator

The CLUB Teen Center Coordinator facilitates daily operations of The CLUB Teen Center with the primary concern for programs and service delivery, supervision of staff (The CLUB Teen Center Program Assistants), community relations and membership administration.

Qualifications - The CLUB Teen Center Coordinator position is a full time, professional human service position requiring a majority combination of the following:

  • Bachelors Degree in Youth Development or related field.
  • Three years' experience in facilitating, developing and implementing programs for teens, especially 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 volunteers and program staff.
  • The ability and desire to work with youth age 12 to 18, including high-risk and minority youth, 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.
  • The ability to communicate in Spanish and or Hmong as well as English.

Please submit cover letter and resume to: Attn: TCC Search, 160 S. Badger Ave., Appleton, WI 54914 -or- TCCSearch@bgclubfoxvalley.org The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer functioning under an affirmative action plan.

Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services, Inc: Development and Marketing Director

The Development and Marketing Director will be responsible for growing and sustaining the financial resources necessary to support the agency's programs and services and build community awareness and support through outreach and marketing initiatives. This position will lead and coordinate all aspects of the agency's fundraising and marketing efforts. This includes researching and cultivating potential donors and other funding opportunities, securing and managing donor relationships and gifts, managing fund raising events sponsored by the organization, and implementing a marketing plan to raise donor and community awareness.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. -Develop and execute a comprehensive development plan to generate funds to sustain and support future growth of programs and services utilizing Board, volunteer and staff resources. - Cultivate and build relationships with current donors and prospects, including individuals, corporations/businesses, foundations and community organizations. - Develop a comprehensive donor stewardship program. - Coordinate and execute direct mail solicitation. - Coordinate and execute an annual campaign. - Develop a planned giving program. -Solicit sponsorships for fundraising events. - Manage all aspects of special events for both fundraising and awareness purposes. - Ensure timely and accurate recording of gifts received and accurate completion of donor acknowledgements.  Work with Administrative Assistant to ensure that donor database is accurate and effective. - Create and maintain print materials such as brochures, newsletter, and annual reports in alignment with and support of fundraising objectives. - Represent the agency at community events and before community groups as a presenter and speaker to engage the community in the mission of the agency. - Work cooperatively with other staff as a team to understand the direction and meet the needs of programs and services.

QUALIFICATIONS - Four-year degree preferred, with a proven track record of success in fundraising. - Proven effectiveness at building, engaging, soliciting, and maintaining donors of all types. - Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and competence with public speaking to groups of all sizes and types. - The ability to work independently and take initiative. - Well-developed organizational skills with exceptional attention to follow through. - Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities. - The ability to handle confidential and/or sensitive information with good judgment and complete discretion. - Knowledge of the Fox Valley area philanthropic community a plus. - Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office ® suite programs.

To apply please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: Megan Janes, Office Manager, Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services, P.O. Box 99, Neenah, WI 54957-0099 mjanes@christineann.net

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

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

Description : The Welcome Desk Associate is responsible for greeting and assisting all visitors, operating point of sale systems for the purpose of selling admissions to the general public, promoting the purchase of memberships, camps, birthday parties, and other programs, along with handling gift shop purchases.

ResponsibilitiesProvide exceptional customer service - greet, direct, and actively assist visitors, members and volunteers. Operate point of sale systems. Answer incoming calls in a professional and timely manner. Greet business visitors to the museum and contact the appropriate manager to directly meet the visitors. Maintain the appearance of the lobby and gifts hop in order to provide an inviting atmosphere. Create an environment that encourages a playful, spontaneous, and fun mood within the museum. Resolve customer concerns following policies and procedures. Perform other duties as assigned.

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

Please submit a brief cover letter with either your resume or BFK employment application to:Michael Wartgow, Chief Operating Officer The Building for Kids Children's Museum, 100 W. College Avenue, Appleton, WI 54911 Email: mwartgow@buildingforkids.org No phone calls please.

The Building for Kids Children's Museum: Weekend Visitor Experience Supervisor

The Weekend Visitor Experience Supervisor oversees museum operations during weekend hours while supervising the Visitor Experience Team and volunteers. The supervisor models excellent time management skills, seeking out projects during slow periods and maintaining customer-centric work environment regardless of visitation levels to ensure all guests have an exceptional museum experience.

Major Responsibilities: Provide direction to staff during their shift while maintaining appropriate and efficient operations of the museum. Ensure seamless cash handling and excellent record keeping related to admissions and other sales transactions. Follow all museum procedures for opening and closing the museum, including turning on and off all exhibits, cleaning and prepping exhibit galleries for opening, ensuring cleanliness and safety of exhibit galleries at closing and locking all entrance/exit doors. Follow all museum procedures on visitor safety and security, including providing first aid when appropriate. Implement birthday party and events schedule; ensure the best possible customer experience, and that the schedule runs as smoothly as possible to the hours originally booked for the event. Demonstrate museum knowledge and engage in conversation with visitors. Cover breaks for Welcome Desk and Floor staff. Participate in special activities and other projects as needed.

Requirements: Associates degree preferred; or Any appropriate combination of education and experience.

Experience and Skills: 2 years of supervisory experience. Proficient in MS Office, point of sale systems. Demonstrated verbal and written skills, good organizational skills, and self motivated work ethic. Ability to lift 25lbs comfortably.

Please submit a brief cover letter with your resume to: Michael Wartgow, Chief Operating Officer, The Building for Kids Children's Museum, 100 W. College Avenue, Appleton, WI 54911 Email: mwartgow@buildingforkids.org No phone calls please. The Building for Kids, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Homeless Connections: Overnight House Supervisor

We are hiring for a full time, overnight shelter house supervisor. The house supervisor has many responsibilities, some of which are outlined here, to give you an idea of what the workload is: • monitor safety in the building • address the needs of the clients • go to person for clients, volunteers & guests • check people in by performing intakes • stock building inventory, stock donations • prepare meals for dinner, food inventory.

This is a great opportunity to further your experience in the Human Services field.  Homeless Connections is a 33 year old non-profit agency that prevents homelessness by working with those at-risk of becoming homeless and provides safe, temporary shelter to homeless individuals and families who are experiencing a housing crisis.

What are the requirements? High school diploma or GED required. Prefer previous experience working with homeless individuals or persons in poverty.  Prefer previous experience working with persons with mental health issues or AODA issues. Prefer experience working in a kitchen, cooking background.

Are there position benefits? Yes!  This overnight position is 40 hours per week and pays $15.25 per hour.  We offer a wonderful compensation package for the full time position to include vacation pay, sick pay, holiday pay, health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, short term disability and long term disability.

We strongly encourage you to browse our website and learn more about the agency. www.homelessconnections.net ,

Valley Packaging Industries, Inc: ADRC Assistant

Valley Packaging Industries, in consortium with the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Outagamie and Waupaca Counties is seeking an assistant at the Waupaca location. The position will assist ADRC staff and Economic Support divisions in their work with consumers who are applying for public assistance and need assistance with preparing financial, medical and other documents related to applications for entitlements and other programs, to ensure that documents are in place and deadlines for applications are met.

Experience working with various publicly funded programs preferred. Bi-lingual in Hmong or Spanish preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn computer programs.  Full-time, Monday through Friday. $12.00/hour. Benefits include: health, dental, LTD, life, optional life, flex spending, 403b, vacation, sick and holiday pay.

For consideration, please submit cover letter with resume to: mpitsch@vpind.com

Habitat for Humanity-Fox Cities: Store Associate at Habitat ReStore

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. See www.AppletonReStore.org for additional information.

New Hope Center, Inc: Community Based Residential Facility Manager

New Hope Center, Inc. owns and operates a Class C group home in Brillion for individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities.  The home is licensed for 7 residents.  The manager is responsible for ensuring quality care and services to individual residents and maintaining a safe and healthy living environment.

Complete an application available at: newhopeinc.org

New Hope Center, Inc: Adult family Home Manager

New Hope Center is opening a new 3 bed adult family home in Brillion, WI for individuals with physical and developmental disabilities.  This position will allow the right person to gain management skills, challenge themselves, be a leader, head a team and make a difference in the life of individuals with disabilities.

Complete an application available at: newhopeinc.org

New Hope Center, Inc: Support Coach

New Hope Center, Inc. is looking for an energetic, third shift addition to a support team for a gentleman residing in his own apartment with a unique personality. Duties include companionship, help with personal cares and basic housekeeping. Work with a seasoned team, learn the ropes and make a difference in the life of an individual with a cognitive disability.

Complete an application available at: newhopeinc.org

Partnership Community Health Center: Licensed Clinical Social Worker

 

Provide individual, family, relationship and group therapy related to mental health or behavioral issues.  2. Consult with psychiatrist concerning therapy, treatment plans and progress. 3. Make referrals to other health and human services resources to supplement treatment as needed. 4. Generate and maintain accurate documentation as required by established standards and internal PCHC policies. 5. Develop and maintain positive relationships with other PCHC personnel as well as other medical and health and human services agencies within the tri-county area. 6. Attend continuing education seminars and internal meetings as required for continuing licensure or internal agency policy. 7. Participate in educational presentations relating to mental health issues for other agencies, organizations, individuals, family members and the general public. 8. Participate in quality improvement activities as required. May participate in clinical outreach activities. 9. Supervise and orient new clinical employees, students and volunteers. If bilingual, assist with translation as indicated. 10. Perform other duties as assigned.

To apply please send email to: maria.jacobson@thedacare.org

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

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.

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

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

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

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.