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Fox Valley Memory Project:  "Mindworks" Instructor/TLC Facilitator (for individuals with dementia) Part-Time

Job Summary:  Mindworks Instructor/TLC Facilitator provides instruction for the Fox Valley Memory Project Mindworks program and facilitates caregiver support programs. The Facilitator will actively and positively contribute to creating a dementia-friendly community where the fear and isolation associated with memory loss are eased by connecting people with one another and with resources to live well. 

Mindworks is a program for those with a dementia or memory loss disability. The program's curriculum emphasizes brain health, physical well being, social connections and community engagement.  The Facilitator will assess and determine program fit for students, build strong and positive relationships with students, care partners and volunteers, and provide ongoing evaluation and track student progress including set backs and graduation. 

The TLC Support Groups are a program for those caring for a loved one with a dementia or memory loss disability. The purpose of the group is to provide a supportive and understanding environment that builds social support in a stress- free and nonjudgmental environment.  The Facilitator will focus on: providing self care education; managing enrollment and participation; and building strong and positive relationships with care partners. 

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree required in occupational therapy, social work, education, human services or related field; minimum 3 years experience with aging and dementia; passion for assisting others succeed; strong communication skills: ability to maintain positive relationships and work as a member of a team: proficient with technology; and understands evaluation processes. 

Competitive Salary; contracted for 13 hours per week, running two semesters per year.

Position Schedule:  TLC Caregiver Support Group:  Monday from 1pm – 2:15pm; and Mindworks Tuesday and Thursday from 11am – 2:15pm  Some prep time required. 

Apply with your cover letter and resume to:  Mike Rohrkaste, Executive Director, mike@foxvalleymemoryproject.org

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Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs:  Weekend/Overnight Advocate (Part-time, some evenings, weekends and holidays)

Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs is seeking an energetic, self-starter who has the ability to work in a team atmosphere providing support and advocacy to domestic violence victims and their children. This is a great opportunity for students going into helping professions.                                               

Essential Duties:

Provide helpline coverage, information and referral, spend one on one time offering education, support and advocacy, maintain safety of the shelter and its residents, assist with shelter maintenance and upkeep, coordinate and process donations.               

Required Skills:

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive, professional relationships with survivors of domestic violence from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Ability to be responsive, empathetic and client focused.
  • Ability to handle crises appropriately and to communicate effectively with others.
  • Ability to maintain the strictest confidentiality.
  • Working knowledge of trauma and the practice of trauma informed care.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • Basic knowledge of computers

 To apply:  Send resume and cover letter by July 29, 2019 to  HR@harborhousewi.org

 Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against or give preference to any person because of race, color, religion, age, sex, national ancestry, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or arrest or conviction record, or any other discriminatory basis prohibited by state or federal law. 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. 

Harbor House is committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates and survivors of domestic violence.

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Memorial Presbyterian Church:  Financial Secretary (Part-time, Flexible Schedule)

Provides administrative and clerical services for Memorial Presbyterian Church in two key areas, listed by priority: Financial, Data Entry, and other administrative support duties as assigned. 

Definition:  The part-time position of Financial Secretary works an average of 12-16 hours per week (flexible schedule). There are times when the hours may be greater such as during year-end accounting work and preparation of employee records. The bookkeeper shall be authorized to handle cash, conduct banking, and open the safe.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

Financial:

  • Follows standard rules for fiduciary responsibility.
  • Processes payroll and maintains appropriate records, including year-end W2s and 1099 reports. 
  • Pay, file and keep adequate records of all payroll tax and withholding reports.
  • Produce monthly financial reports for Session and Finance Committee.
  • Maintain memorial contribution records and process gift acknowledgments.
  • Assist Generosity Team in annual campaign for contributions and pledges.
  • Process all accounts receivables with proper record keeping, including: weekly contributions, online donations, E-giving records and authorizations.
  • Record and maintain information on pledges. 
  • Track and prepare reports for individual contributors at least quarterly and upon request.
  • Process all accounts payable and maintain files.
  • Make financial reports available for the annual audit and be present during the auditing process.
  • Assist in compiling information and providing financial reports as requested for newsletters, worship bulletins, and annual reports.
  • Provide support to church treasurer and Finance Committee. 

 Data Entry:

  • Maintain the congregational database, including: creating profiles for new members, updating member information (including: name, address, email, phone number).
  • Maintain up-to-date procedure manuals for areas of responsibility.
  • Other data entry as assigned by Office Manager. 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Serve as primary person answering the phone.
  • Respond to requests for information in a timely manner.
  • Prioritize and coordinate work and hours with Office Manager.
  • Assemble mailings as needed.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience and minimum of an Associate Degree in Accounting from an accredited technical college or the equivalent.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting systems and procedures.
  • Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Experience in payroll processing, payroll tax and withholding reporting.
  • Experience in written communication production and editing.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

Attention to Detail: Consistently attends to the many small pieces which must be assembled into an organized whole; follows up on missing or out of balance items; resolves unanswered questions needed to address a problem; keeps the larger picture in mind while tending to the smallest of details. 

Integrity and Trust: Is seen as trustworthy by others; practices direct, honest and transparent communication; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn’t operate with hidden agendas; responds to situations with constancy and reliability. 

Technical Expertise: Acquires and demonstrates the technical skills required to proficiently execute the essential functions of the job; understands which skills are lacking and seeks to develop those skills; continually works toward the mastery of technical proficiency. Including, but not limited to: Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as in-house accounting software; Strong computer skills with ability to efficiently and accurately enter data. 

Time Management: Is able and willing to focus time on tasks that contribute to organizational goals; uses time effectively and efficiently; values time and respects the time of others; concentrates his/her efforts on the most important priorities; can appropriately balance priorities. Meets deadlines. 

Written Communication: Is able to write clearly and succinctly; employs correct grammar, punctuation and patterns of speech; clearly delivers message in a tone appropriate to the context. 

Process Management: Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy and integration; can simplify complex processes and create procedures for repetitive processes. 

Organizational Knowledge: Knowledgeable about how congregational communication, decision making and leadership works. 

Decision Making and Problem Solving: Uses sound logic to approach difficult problems and apply effective solutions. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

All staff positions are subject to:

  • the policies and guidelines of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Constitution
  • the Bylaws of Memorial Presbyterian Church of Appleton, Wisconsin
  • the most current version of the Manual of Operations of Memorial Presbyterian Church of Appleton, Wisconsin; including, but not limited to Personnel Committee Policies, Employee Handbook, and the Safe Church Policy.

Applicants should send cover letter and resume to Pastor Mike Goodwin at mike.goodwin@mpcappleton.org

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Boys and Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley:  Youth Development Specialist

We're hiring for the School Year!  If you are looking for a rewarding, challenging, and inspiring opportunity to make a difference, then the Boys & Girls Clubs may be the place for you! Join an amazing team of caring, supportive people working hard and having fun while giving young people in our communities the opportunities and support they need to reach their full potential. 

Job Summary:  The Youth Development Program Specialist will be responsible for assisting with planning, implementing, supervising and evaluating activities in a variety of areas, such as academic, computer lab, arts and crafts, physical education, good character and Citizenship, and health and wellness. 

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • College or teaching experience preferred
  • Knowledge of youth development
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and to develop solutions to problems with limited supervision.
  • Ability and desire to work with youth ages 6-18 in a variety of environments, including small group and large group settings
  • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all Club personnel, Board of Directors and Club parents. 

To apply:  https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/K1036.jobs?ApplyToJob=218452293

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Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley:  Mental Health Therapist

We are seeking a full-time (1.0 FTE) licensed Mental Health Therapist to join our professional team. 

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Provide professional counseling services that meet and/or exceed performance expectations and aligned with best practice and standards as an LPC, LMFT, or LCSW.
  • Maintain electronic clinical records in accordance to State of Wisconsin and agency's policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with administrative staff to setup and collect appropriate fees for services provided.
  • Provide after-hours crisis services as assigned.
  • Work collaboratively with staff colleagues, consultants, and referring professionals. Actively participate in the development of the agency's referral network.
  • Participate in clinical staffing and case consultations, staff retreats, and other team building activities.
  • Participate in the agency's programs of education, consultation, and community relations.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned. 

Qualifications:

  •  Ability and desire to work in a cohesive and collaborative team.
  • Mastery of a coherent theory and practice of therapy.
  • Ability to use the language and methodology of differential diagnosis and familiarity with the contributions of various diagnostic tests.
  • Ability to relate the contributions of various disciplines to the therapeutic task and to make appropriate use of inter-professional collaboration.
  • Ability to integrate spiritual beliefs and practices with the therapeutic process.
  • Must be able to work effectively with religious leaders, congregations, and other community sponsors and resource persons.
  • Understanding of the dynamics of spiritual experiences and the implications for psychotherapy.
  • Ability and willingness to develop and cultivate his/her own caseload by representing the agency in the community and relating to referral sources.
  • Ability to establish and maintain appropriate personal and professional relationships and boundaries both within and outside the agency.
  • An appreciation of the integration of spirituality and faith in relationships with colleagues and clients. 

Requirements: 

  • Graduation from an accredited or state-approved program with a master’s or doctoral degree in counseling, clinical psychology, or social work.
  • Current licensure in good standing in Wisconsin as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.
  • One-three years of experience in providing counseling services and treatment plans.
  • Outpatient mental health services experience highly desirable.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English highly desirable.

 Samaritan Counseling Center was founded in 1970 and is located in Menasha, WI. We specialize in integrating spirituality and faith in psychotherapy. Samaritan Counseling Center views your spirit as integral to your emotional healing and growth. 

Please submit a cover letter and resume on our careers page at https://samaritan-counseling.com/careers/

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Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley:  Community Suicide Prevention Coordinator

Position Summary:  The Community Suicide Prevention Coordinator position has been created, as part of the "Zero Suicide: Every One Matters" project within the NEW Mental Health Connection and its member agencies. This position is responsible for serving as a community leader in systems change for adult suicide prevention. The Coordinator will engage in a three-year work plan to increase engagement in the Zero Suicide Framework within Health, Mental Health, and Substance Use Providers. In addition, the Coordinator is responsible for improving system alignment and communication for safe suicide care, increasing data collection for use in Death Review and building community-level prevention strategies. The Coordinator will bring help and hope into workplaces to build resiliency and increase help-seeking behavior among adults; and will build public will to activate and engage more of the community in moving the needle on adult despair and suicide. 

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Work with the Zero Suicide Initiative and NEW MHC Executive Director to establish and execute work plan and strategy.
  • Cultivate a collaborative environment in the Fox Cities which enables the attainment of our mission of “building infrastructure and system alignment for adult suicide prevention.”
  • Maintain strong relationships with member organizations, state-county agencies, and community-based providers, health systems, academic institutions, consumers, law enforcement, schools, and other key stakeholders.
  • Provide technical assistance and leadership in the development of the community suicide prevention infrastructure, policy creation/revision, Adult Suicide Death Review process, annual reporting to community, community education and awareness.
  • Mobilize, consult, and guide activities of the Zero Suicide Initiative, in partnership with ZS Chairs to assure success.
  • Build capacity within engaged stakeholder agencies for policy, systems, environment change and quality improvement.
  • Actively participate in community, local, regional and national professional organizations to maintain a current knowledge of behavioral health and suicide care/prevention developments both locally and nationally.
  • Build and maintain relationships and interact with colleagues at all levels in the community. 

Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and public speaking.
  • Ability to compile data and apply critical thinking skills to the role.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, values oriented, and confident presentation style.
  • Capable of leading a community-level project that works with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Experience in leadership, mental health, community organizing, policy/advocacy or non-profit management.
  • Working knowledge of SAMHSA, SPRC, and Zero Suicide. 

Requirements: 

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in relevant field (mental health, social work, human services, healthcare, public health, leadership, project management) or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of successful project leadership in public setting, government, healthcare, or business.

 To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume at https://samaritan-counseling.com/careers/ 

For additional information about the position, feel free to email your inquiry to Beth Clay at beth@newmentalhealthconnection.org.  

For a full job description, please go to: https://www.newmentalhealthconnection.org/resources/mental-health-job-openings/

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WOTFV AmeriCorps:  Adult & Youth Programs Health and Wellness Educator

HOST SITE:  Soar Fox Cities, 211 E. Franklin Avenue, Appleton, WI

OVERVIEW: SOAR Fox Cities is seeking for a part-time AmeriCorps member to coordinate and implement health education programming in our Adult Programs. This role will focus on healthy weight, physical activity and/or healthy eating habits for individuals with disabilities.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Implement and conduct group sessions related to healthy eating and healthy food/drink choices.
  • Work with our adult participants to develop goals and plans for daily physical activity within participant restrictions (i.e. some members have mobility issues therefore experience challenges related to physical activity).
  • Work with our youth participants and their peers, some of whom are not disabled, to educate them on healthy eating habits and the need for physical activity.
  • Create, implement and evaluate health education programing for the Adult Education Program including nutrition, healthy food choices and portion control.
  • Assist in the development and expansion of a comprehensive year round fitness and wellness programming for SOAR participants, both youth and adult.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of programming during camps that lend themselves to education regarding healthy weight, physical activity and/or healthy eating habits.
  • Develop handouts, content, and curriculum related to maintaining an active lifestyle.
  • Work to recruit new or first time participants to promote healthy lifestyles for individuals with disabilities that may not be meeting the CDC recommended amount of daily/weekly physical activity.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience and passion for working with individuals with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities
  • Experience coordinating and implementing programs and services for individuals with disabilities
  • Experience leading and/or facilitating groups with and for individuals with disabilities as well at their non-disabled peers
  • Passion for health and wellness initiatives
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in: Community Health, Health Promotion and Wellness, Health Science or related background and experience
  • Be 18 years or older at the beginning of their service
  • U.S Citizen, U.S National, or Lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S 

TRAINING: Paid on-site training with opportunities for additional professional development. WOTFV AmeriCorps Program will offer addition opportunities for professional development including conflict resolution, citizenship, and volunteer management trainings. 

OTHER INFORMATION: 

  • Member Term of Service:
    • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program year of service runs from September 3rd, 2019-August 31st, 2020.
  • Time requirements:
    • Half-time members will serve 900 hours during the year, averaging 17.5 hours/week.
  • Benefits:
    • Members will receive a living allowance while serving, which is paid on the 15th and last day of each month.
    • Half-time members will receive a gross living allowance of $291.50 per pay period.
    • Segal Education Award upon successful completion of hourly requirement described in Time Requirements: $3,047.50 for half-time members.
    • Forbearance on qualified student loans while serving and interest accrual payments.
    • Paid on-site training
    • Paid mileage
    • Flexible work schedule

CONTACT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION DUE DATE (if applicable):

  • Erin Schultz, Executive Director SOAR Fox Cities. Email: erin@soarfoxcities.com OR mail or in-person delivery to: SOAR Fox Cities, Attn: Erin Schultz, 211 E. Franklin Ave., Appleton, WI 54911
  • Amanda Ross, WOTFV AmeriCorps Project Manager: email: amanda.ross@unitedwayfoxcities.org OR mail or in-person delivery to: United Way Fox Cities, Attn: Amanda Ross, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha, WI, 54952

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WOTFV AmeriCorps:  Lifestyle Management Patient Coordinator

HOST SITE:  Mosaic Family Health and Fox Valley Family Medicine Residency: 229 South Morrison St. Appleton, WI 54911

OVERVIEW: Position will enhance obesity prevention efforts and overall patient wellness by incorporating lifestyle medicine education with primary medical treatment and care. Position will assist with development of patient education on overall health and wellness for all areas within the clinic, including video slide shows for waiting areas. Will serve as a conduit to community wide wellness programing that impacts patients served at Mosaic family medicine clinic.   

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Work with supervisor to enhance screening tool used to identify appropriate population for referrals to Prevent T-2 program.
  • Will assist in collection of program and patient baseline data, patient follow up metrics, education curriculum, and patient attendance logs.
  • Assist with the navigation and support of patients through completion the Prevent T-2 program.
  • Will touch base weekly with patients who may need additional support or education related to lifestyle changes.
  • Will gather and capture patient success stories and testimonials for future marketing and end of project demo.
  • Assist in the development of promotional material for clinic and physicians to utilize.
  • Will offer 1:1 wellness coaching sessions with patients who may not wish to participate in lifestyle change group but wish to improve their overall health and wellness.
  • Take responsibility for leading one or more of the nutrition education and/or exercise components of the wellness programming within the clinic and for community partner sites we work with.
  • Learn the established curriculum for the Prevent T-2 and demonstrate understanding of lesson plans.
  • Present curriculum and program accurately, professionally and respectfully to providers.
  • Work with nursing staff where/when appropriate regarding additional support for patients.
  • Will assist with development of Patient Education for waiting areas and exam rooms. 
  • Will work with supervisor to develop and implement workplace wellness activities that impact internal staff that in turn influence our patient base and ultimately are part of our greater community.
  • Serve as a conduit to community wide wellness programing that impacts patients served at Mosaic family medicine clinic. 

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Passion for health and wellness initiatives
  • Bachelor’s degree in: Community Health, Health Promotion and Wellness, Health Science or related background and experience
  • Must be at least 18 years old at the time of service
  • U.S Citizen, U.S National, or Lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S
  • Experience in medical clinic helpful but not mandatory.

TRAINING: Member will receive 1-2 days of onsite training pertinent to Mosaic Health Clinic as determined necessary.  EPIC training related specifically to this roles access to patient charting. Member will also participate in Monthly Clinic wide education on multiple topics related to social determinants of health at our 1st Tuesday of the month Clinical Excellence sessions. WOTFV AmeriCorps Program will offer addition opportunities for professional development including conflict resolution, citizenship, and volunteer management trainings.

OTHER INFORMATION: 

  • Member Term of Service:
    • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program year of service runs from September 3rd, 2019-August 31st, 2020.
  • Time requirements:
    • Half-time members will serve 900 hours during the year, averaging 17.5 hours/week.
  • Benefits:
    • Members will receive a living allowance while serving, which is paid on the 15th and last day of each month.
    • Half-time members will receive a gross living allowance of $291.50 per pay period.
    • Segal Education Award upon successful completion of hourly requirement described in Time Requirements: $3,047.50 for half-time members.
    • Forbearance on qualified student loans while serving and interest accrual payments.

CONTACT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION DUE DATE (if applicable):

  • Amanda Ross, WOTFV AmeriCorps Program Manager: email: amanda.ross@unitedwayfoxcities.org OR mail or in-person delivery to: United Way Fox Cities, Attn: Amanda Ross, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha, WI, 54952

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WOTFV AmeriCorps:  Nutrition & Physical Activity Educator

HOST SITE:  Outagamie County Public Health Division, 320 S Walnut Street, Appleton, WI 54911 

OVERVIEW:   The member will serve for one year with the Outagamie County Public Health Division.  The Educator will work closely with schools, early care settings, and pantries to develop, implement and evaluate countywide comprehensive nutrition & physical activity programs that promote and protect the health of the community. 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: 

  • Plans, implements and evaluates the effectiveness of public health programs relating to physical activity and nutrition in the school and pantry settings.
  • Participates in health promotion and marketing efforts to increase or improve physical activity and access to healthy foods in public schools and in pantries serving Outagamie County.
  • Coordinate and implement evidence based health education programming focused on healthy weight.
  • Promotes relationship building and collaborative partnerships to identify, analyze and address community health needs relating to physical activity, health eating and health weight.
  • Work with the community and volunteers to plan new or ongoing events or programs.
  • Train and utilize volunteers to assist with health education programming, as needed.
  • Prepare and maintain detailed reports, forms, records, correspondence, spreadsheets, and computer files including, but not limited to: health education survey results and attendance logs for health education recipients and volunteers.
  • Assists with the development, monitoring, and evaluation of health related data.
  • Incorporates quality improvement, strategic planning and performance management concepts and skills into all activities. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, health education, or closely related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate in a clear, concise manner, tailoring the message to intended audience.
  • Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM with flexibility to work evenings and weekends when necessary.
  • Ability to transport oneself to and from various locations in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Experience working with youth and building relationships
  • Experience working with, and appreciation and respect for, diverse populations, cultures, and economic life experiences.
  • Ability to work directly with professional staff, adults, youth and children
  • Ability to communicate professionally in oral and written form
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters of the Public Health Division
  • Passion for health and wellness initiatives
  • Must be at least 18 years old at the time of service
  • U.S Citizen, U.S National, or Lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S. 

TRAINING: Training opportunities will be provided to the AmeriCorps member to assist them in performing the duties of their position.  The Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals, developed by the Council on Linkages will be utilized in determining training opportunities.  The Core Competencies reflect skills that are desirable for professionals who deliver the Essential Public Health Services. The Core Competencies serve as the foundation for public health practices and are intertwined in the duties of the position. WOTFV AmeriCorps Program will offer addition opportunities for professional development including conflict resolution, citizenship, and volunteer management trainings. 

OTHER INFORMATION: 

  • Member Term of Service:
    • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program year of service runs from September 3rd, 2019-August 31st, 2020.
  • Time requirements:
    • Full-time members will serve 1700 hours during the year, averaging 33 hours/week.
  • Benefits:
    • Members will receive a living allowance while serving, which is paid on the 15th and last day of each month.
    • Full-time members will receive a gross living allowance of $583.00 per pay period.
    • Segal Education Award upon successful completion of hourly requirement described in Time Requirements: $6,095.00 for full-time members.
    • Forbearance on qualified student loans while serving and interest accrual payments.
    • Full-time members are eligible for basic health insurance and childcare remibursement (if eligible).  

CONTACT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION DUE DATE (if applicable): 

Applications for this position can be obtained from http://www.weightofthefoxvalley.org/americorps/.  Completed applications can be emailed or mailed to the contacts listed below. 

Mary Dorn, Public Health Officer/Manager, Outagamie County Public Health, 320 S Walnut Street, Appleton, WI 54911, email: Mary.Dorn@Outagamie.org 920-832-5102 

Amanda Ross, Program Manager, WOTFV AmeriCorps Program, United Way Fox Cities, Attn: Amanda Ross, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha, WI, 54952, email:  amanda.ross@unitedwayfoxcities.org

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WOTFV AmeriCorps:  Hydroponic School Farm Support and Food Educator

HOST SITE:  Menasha Joint School District. Clovis Grove Elementary School, 974 Ninth Street Menasha, WI 54952 

OVERVIEW: Assist in the management and execution of all things related to the hydroponic farm, including growing new items and documenting data of successes and failures. Develop and implement strategies and activities for outreach to students, staff and community members to increase awareness of the locally grown products produced in the farm.  Work collaboratively with the food service program to integrate usage of farm products into menu cycles at all levels.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Establish relationships with building food service personnel, school nurses, faculty and principals that will lead to opportunities to do cafeteria, classroom and district healthy living presentations and demonstrations
  • Build schedule of health related events throughout the district, reaching all grade levels each month
  • Working closely with district Wellness Coordinator, develop, market and execute a staff attended Healthy Make N’ Take event several times throughout the year
  • Collaborate with hydroponic farm personnel to establish types of crops to be grown
  • Assist with the seed starting, seedling planting, crop harvesting and timely distribution of harvested products to school for use in feeding programs
  • Build capacity by nurturing relationships at outreach events
  • Assist in development of programming related to increasing awareness of hydroponic farm
  • Work with director to establish a list of volunteers to be utilized for tastings and demonstrations across the district
  • Develop and maintain a shared calendar of events that volunteers can access and use to become involved in the healthy lifestyle outreach activities
  • Collect and record all necessary data related to hydroponic farm production
  • Collect feedback for each event, demonstration and presentation conducted with students, staff and community members
  • Meet regularly with the Director of Dining Services to discuss feedback and plans for continual improvements

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in education is desirable, but not necessary
  • High interest and/or knowledge of farming or hydroponic farming desirable
  • Able to organize, lead and instruct all types of people
  • Self-motivated, hard worker , able to meet goals independently
  • Proficient in Windows 10, Word, Excel
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Enjoys being around children and has a friendly demeanor
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Passion for health and wellness initiatives
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in: Community Health, Health Promotion and Wellness, Health Science or related background and experience
  • Be 18 years or older at the beginning of their service
  • U.S Citizen, U.S National, or Lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S
  • Provide information and complete, and pass a criminal history check (see note at the end of the application).

TRAINING:

  • Opportunity to attend School Nutrition Association events throughout the year
  • Collaborative work with numerous school districts across the Fox Valley
  • Complete orientation to school district and food service program
  • Training on food service programming and promotions
  • National School Lunch and Breakfast program guideline training
  • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program will offer addition opportunities for professional development including conflict resolution, citizenship, and volunteer management trainings.

OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Member Term of Service:
    • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program year of service runs from September 3rd, 2019-August 31st, 2020.
  • Time requirements:
    • Full-time members will serve 1700 hours during the year, averaging 33 hours/week.
  • Benefits:
    • Members will receive a living allowance while serving, which is paid on the 15th and last day of each month.
    • Half-time members will receive a gross living allowance of $291.50 per pay period.
    • Segal Education Award upon successful completion of hourly requirement described in Time Requirements: $3,047.50 for half-time members.
    • Forbearance on qualified student loans while serving and interest accrual payments.

 CONTACT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION DUE DATE (if applicable):

  • Amanda Ross, WOTFV AmeriCorps Program Manager: email: amanda.ross@unitedwayfoxcities.org OR mail or in-person delivery to: United Way Fox Cities, Attn: Amanda Ross, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha, WI, 54952

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WOTFV AmeriCorps:  Community Engagement Specialist

HOST SITE:  Riverview Gardens, 1101 S Oneida Street, Appleton, WI  54915

OVERVIEW: Riverview Gardens Community Engagement Specialist will serve the mission and goals of Riverview Gardens, Weight of the Fox Valley and AmeriCorps.  Under the guidance of the Director of Development Strategies, the Community Engagement Specialist will identify educational opportunities and develop wellness programs for program participants, youth, and community volunteers.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Volunteer Recruitment and Utilization
    • Recruit, train, and utilize volunteers to assist with health and wellness education programming
    • Maintain and build on the volunteer engagement strategy established during the 2018-2019 grant period
    • Assist in implementation and expansion of youth engagement strategy
    • Create and maintain a safe and enjoyable experience for volunteers throughout social enterprises
    • Maintain daily maintenance in volunteer areas
  • Wellness Education Programming
    • Coordinate and implement wellness education programming focused on physical activity and/or healthy eating habits
    • Coordinate and implement community events promoting health and wellness education (bike or walking tours of the urban farm)
    • Engage with ServiceWorks participants through healthy and social activities with our Directing Ourselves and Others in Responsible Social Activities (DOORS) program
  • Data Collection
    • Administer, collect data for health education programming
    • Track health education recipients, volunteers, and survey results
    • Maintain attendance logs for health education recipients and volunteers
  • Assist in operations of the urban farm and determine how to incorporate healthy eating/living messaging for the thousands of volunteers who serve each year
  • Work with CSA program

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Foster a positive work environment with program participants and community volunteers
  • Able to operate farm equipment (with appropriate training)
  • Possess leadership experience
  • Must be detail-oriented, analytic, and organized
  • Possess proficient computer skills
  • Must be humble, self-motivated, energetic, mission-driven, and professional and have a positive attitude
  • Must have a willingness to teach the ServiceWorks model and train volunteers
  • Must be able to communicate with the public and co-workers through two-way verbal communication (speech and listening) and also possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to travel independently to various locations
  • Able to operate farm equipment (with appropriate training)
  • Able to identify and respond to unsafe and unsightly conditions and maintain safety onsite
  • Physical requirements:
    • Must be able to work on rough terrain in all weather conditions
    • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Passion for health and wellness initiatives
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in: Community Health, Health Promotion and Wellness, Health Science or related background and experience
  • Must be at least 18 years old at the time of service
  • U.S Citizen, U.S National, or Lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S

TRAINING: The following training will be provided:

  • Volunteer management software – Cervis. 
  • Microsoft FarmBeats – FarmBeats is a Microsoft developed technology that provides farmers with access to the Microsoft Cloud and AI (artificial technologies) technologies enabling data-driven decisions to help improve agriculture yield, lower overall costs and reduce the environmental impact of agriculture production.
  • Farm Equipment
  • Safety training
  • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program will offer addition opportunities for professional development including conflict resolution, citizenship, and volunteer management trainings.

 OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Member Term of Service:
    • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program year of service runs from September 3rd, 2019-August 31st, 2020.
  • Time requirements:
    • Full-time members will serve 1,700 hours during the year, averaging 33 hours/week, generally Monday-Thursday (8 a.m. – 4 p.m. and some Fridays and evenings) and Saturdays (9 a.m. – Noon).
  • Benefits:
    • Members will receive a living allowance while serving, which is paid on the 15th and last day of each month.
    • Full-time members will receive a gross living allowance of: $583.00 per pay period.
    • Members receive lunch at the Community Center every Wednesday.
    • Segal Education Award upon successful completion of hourly requirement described in Time Requirements: $6,095.00 for full-time members.
    • Forbearance on qualified student loans while serving and interest accrual payments.
    • Full-Time Members are eligible for basic health insurance and childcare reimbursement (if eligible).

CONTACT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION DUE DATE (if applicable):

  • Angie Bleck, Director of Development Strategies, ableck@riverviewgardens.org, Riverview Gardens, 1101 S. Oneida Street, Appleton, WI 54915
  • Amanda Ross, WOTFV AmeriCorps Program Manager: email: amanda.ross@unitedwayfoxcities.org OR mail or in-person delivery to: United Way Fox Cities, Attn: Amanda Ross, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha, WI, 54952

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St. Vincent de Paul Appleton:  Office and Mission Services Specialist

Job Summary:  Our organization is seeking a servant leader to grow the mission of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) by serving as an access point for people to connect with SVdP services. The Office and Mission Specialist is a newly created position, responsible for providing quality customer service and compassion to the people that SVdP serves by coordinating services for those seeking help, answering all phone inquiries, processing store vouchers, data entry, and collaboration of special projects with leadership team members. Responsible to the Mission Development Director. 

Schedule: Hourly, 40 hours per week; may include weekends and evenings.  

Responsibilities:  Mission Services. Coordinate services for those seeking help, Maintain giving guidelines based on benchmarks provided by other SVdP’s and community agencies. Complete and distribute an intake for those seeking assistance as needed. Connect qualifying individuals with SVdP Conference members and outside services as needed. Record all assistance information in tracking software. Manage Voucher Program. Issue store vouchers to neighbors in need. Coordinate with Mission Development Director and Director of Operations to establish and maintain voucher program guidelines based on benchmarks provided by other SVdP’s, store sales, and community agencies. Ensure that Voucher Program policies and procedures are being followed.  As needed, generate reports that indicate the number of individuals served. 

Office Duties: Greet and attend to the needs of customers, neighbors in need, volunteers and staff. Answer all phone inquiries. Maintain a clean, professional and welcoming office space and atmosphere. Obtain and distribute organizational and partner promotional materials. Assist with marketing and fundraising efforts as needed. Handle customer or neighbor in need’s concerns as appropriate; providing full solutions. Assist and provide support to the leadership team, other staff, volunteers and departments on projects and tasks as needed. 

Required Skills:  College degree or equivalent experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Outstanding customer service. Interpersonal competencies. Professional appearance. Polite and patient. Highly organized. Attention to detail. Ability to multitask. Ability to work under pressure. Problem solver. Positive attitude. Quick learner. Dependable. 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to amanda@svdpappleton.org. Application deadline is 7/15/19.

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.:  Human Service Care Assistant

Are you searching for a rewarding career helping others and working for a company that makes a difference in our community? If so, we have the job for you. Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. is accepting applications for a Human Service Care Assistant at our Day Services location in Appleton, Wisconsin.

 Job Duties:

  • Assists the Case Manager in providing direct, hands-on training to individuals involved in the Day Services Program. Main job duties include but are not limited to:
  • As directed by the Case Manager, provides active and direct supervision to program participants in the areas of social and personal adjustment, leisure time activities, and work skills in accord with individual rehabilitation plans.
  • Assists the Case Manager in the implementation of participant’s individualized rehabilitation plans, which includes making behavioral observations, assisting with situational assessments, and facilitating attainment of participant’s goals.
  • Initiates communication with the Case Managers regarding client progress related to the individual rehabilitation plans.
  • Maintains accurate records of program participants' performance. 
  • Works closely with production and other staff in providing appropriate, goal-oriented services to participants.
  • Assists the Case Manager in the development of a weekly schedule of social, recreational and leisure time activities congruent with participant’s plan of service.
  • In collaboration with the Case Manager maintains an inventory of all supplies and orders as needed.
  • Performs other duties, such as but not limited to, bus duty, work floor coverage, assisting with program participants’ personal care needs and special projects as assigned.

Shift Information:  Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Additional course work in human services or related field preferred.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience working with individuals with disabilities.
  • Demonstrated common sense, judgment, communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

 Please apply via our website at www.vpind.com/careers

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CAP Services, Inc.:  Engagement & Communication Specialist

CAP Services Inc., a non-profit serving east central WI. for over 50 years, is looking to fill the open Engagement & Communications Specialist position.

Responsibilities:

  • The position is charged with leading CAP’s community engagement work and external communications, using a number of tools and strategies to raise awareness of CAP Services and its programs and services, with a focus on building donors and growing partnerships that includes delivering poverty education programs. 
  • Requires developing and organizing CAP’s external communication activities, community engagement functions and expanding CAP stakeholders (donors, volunteers, and partners). 
  • Responsible for creation and implementation of CAP’s Development Plan and related donor management tracking, various fund development campaigns/fundraisers and staffing of the Fox Cities Development Council. 
  • Responsible for the overall administration and support for the Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) system (currently Airtable) including ensuring that the data in the CRM is correct, helping the system to grow and evolve, training staff in data entry and basic management, and assessing various options for optimizing and customizing the system to help the system grow and evolve.
  • Plan the Board of Director’s annual meeting and/ or fundraising/awareness campaign including arranging for facilities, speakers, awards, invitations, and publicity.
  • Assist in preparation and presentation of funding proposals.  Develop and maintain positive working relationships with funding sources.
  • External contacts involve an ongoing requirement to build and maintain working relationships with organizations that can have a significant impact on the success of CAP Services’ new initiatives (more than 25% of time).

We would like to fill the position as soon as possible. 

The work site would either be in Stevens Point or Appleton depending on the applicant.

This is a full-time, 37.5 hour position.  It is salaried $2,096-$2,285, semi-monthly, depending on experience.

Benefits available are paid time off, holidays, 401K, life insurance access to health, dental, vision and disability insurance.

Please e-mail a resume to: jobs@capmail.org or mail it to: CAP Services, Inc., 2900 Hoover Dr. Suite A, Stevens Point, WI 54481 or Fax: 715-343-7520. 

This position will be open until filled.

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Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs:  Development Manager (Full-time)

Job Summary:  The Development Manager works in collaboration with the Executive Director, key staff members and the Board of Directors to grow and sustain the financial resources necessary to support agency programs and services. This position will lead and coordinate the agency’s fundraising and development efforts.

This includes researching, cultivating, tracking potential donors and other funding opportunities. Building community awareness and support by securing and managing donor relationships, gifts, and fundraising efforts. Following is a summary of the position.

Essential Duties:

  • Establish and cultivate relationships throughout the service area with businesses, donors, community leaders and United Way.
  • Work to strengthen annual giving and planned giving efforts to establish long-term financial stability for the organization.
  • Track all activities related to donors and giving to the organization.
  • Monitor event planning to meet fundraising goals and raise community awareness.
  • Pursue, apply for, write and produce grant proposals and grant reports.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Event Coordinator to produce annual report and other outbound marketing pieces.
  • Present to community groups and donors about Harbor House programs and fundraising opportunities. 

Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and organizational skills.
  • Very strong writing, editing skills and attention to detail.
  • Possess a working knowledge of giving and charitable vehicles.
  • Proven ability to relate and build relationships with all levels of community members.
  • Successful record of accomplishment and/or aptitude to be proactive, focused and self- motivated in order to meet and exceed funding goals.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multifaceted demands.
  • Results-orientated and a passion for creativity.
  • Flexibility to attend occasional evening and/or weekend meetings and/or events.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft 365 applications. 

Education, Experience, and Other Requirements:

  • Experience in grant writing, planned giving, endowments and knowledge of potential funding sources for non-profits.
  • Organizational skills and ability to help in plan and execute fundraising events.
  • Demonstrated experience with donor databases (Salesforce).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, English, Communications, Public Relations or other related field is preferred.

*Full time (40 hours per week)

*Benefits include: health insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, voluntary dental, group life insurance, retirement 

To apply, send resume and cover letter by to Search Committee at hr@harborhousewi.org by July 31, 2019. 

**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. **

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Friendship Place:  Mental Health Program Coordinator II

Job Summary:  The Mental Health Program Coordinator II reports to the Executive Director and is responsible to provide programming and support services to individuals experiencing mental health issues. The Mental Health Program Coordinator will provide education to individuals and groups in the community. The Mental Health Program Coordinator II will be familiar with other services and resources in the community and work closely with them to provide information and support when required. The Mental Health Program Coordinator organizes and directs the daily activities of Friendship Place. 

Position Purpose:  To function as a team member of friendship place to provide support to persons with persistent and severe mental illness in the community.

Essential Duties:  

1. Establish relationship 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. Supervise delivery and coordination of activities and services of the program.

3. Support 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. Collaborate with other agencies and providers where 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. Attend and participate in staff meetings intended to schedule/organize anticipated participant activities, develop resources, and provide support.

7. Perform limited administrative function in absence of Executive Director and Program Coordinator I.

8. Maintain reports and documentation, other records, and other administrative responsibilities as assigned by Friendship Place Executive Director.

9. Provide and/or coordinate transportation services for participants as needed.

10. Assess and monitor programs and services, review with Executive Director on an ongoing basis.

11. Attend meetings, and professional in-service training as approved by Executive Director.

12. Maintain strict confidentiality of Protected Health Information per administrative standard. 

Principal Accountabilities:

1. Ensures the development of programs to enable participants of Friendship Place to be integrated into the community.

2. Works with collaborating agencies to provide effective services and referrals to participant members.

General Qualifications:

1. Must possess a Bachelors degree in a human service field such as social work, nursing, or psychology and experience working with persons with a severe and persistent mental illness. Prefer experience in working with a variety of clients in community settings.

2. Must posses a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and ability to meet Friendship Place insurance requirements.

3. Demonstrated excellence in public relations and communications skills.

4. Demonstrated common sense, judgment, and the ability to maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality.

5. Proficiency in Microsoft programs and other related computer programs, email, and office equipment.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to lori.friendshipplace@gmail.com

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Goodwill NCW:  Job Coaches

Say goodbye to the same old, same old job coach or supportive homecare job and say hello to a career with Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin. Work in a culture that focuses on making our number one core value – Putting People First – come to life each day in everything we do. Our organization is really busy, we're changing lives every day, and we need organized and energetic full-time Job Coaches for our Vocational Support Services team. 

Job Summary:  Vocational Support Services, a program of Goodwill, is a program designed to support persons with disabilities in obtaining and maintaining employment in the community. Typically, the level of support provided is longer term.

Our Job Coaches work with people with various barriers to employment including disabilities and will provide training and support to individuals at various community employment sites in the Oshkosh and Appleton area. This position will also requires transportation of clients to job sites.

Responsibilities: 

  • Helps to identify learning barriers and determine most suitable training methods for assigned consumers.
  • Observe and maintain accurate records of consumer job performance and work behaviors for required reports.
  • Implements and revises training plans and methods to obtain desired job performance and behaviors.
  • Help orientate consumers to worksites including introduction to coworkers, building lay-out, worksite procedures, etc.
  • Consult with professional staff, case managers, family members, other service providers, worksite staff, and other Goodwill team members regarding participant goals, needs and progress, etc.
  • Provides transportation and mobility training as needed.
  • Serves as a positive role model and advocate for consumers.
  • Enhance the consumer's ability to define and achieve goals, voice opinions and preferences free from undue external influence or interference.
  • Assist consumers with personal care as needed.

What I Must Bring:

  • Qualified candidates should have a compassion to work with people with disabilities and barriers to employment.
  • Valid driver's license with a fairly clean driving record required.
  • Qualified candidates must also possess a reliable vehicle with at least $300,000 auto insurance coverage to provide transportation to a variety of locations for consumers.
  • Education generally equivalent to a high school diploma is preferred but not required.

How I Will Be Safe:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • Work is performed in a combination of standard office environments and outside business settings with extensive team member contact and frequent interruptions.
  • Primary function require sufficient physical ability and mobility to sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, twist, lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight.
  • Operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard.
  • Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly Verbally communicate to exchange information.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to scrowe@goodwillncw.org

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Boys and Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley:  AmeriCorps Member - Runaway & Homeless Youth Program

Job Summary:  The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley is searching for talented, dynamic and motivated youth-focused professionals to provide crisis intervention, prevention education, advocacy, community and school outreach, on-going mentoring, case management, and other support services for runaway and homeless youth and their families, and those at-risk for running away or experiencing homelessness.

Primary Function:  The AmeriCorps Program Assistants will use a best-practice, trauma-informed approach to working with at-risk youth and families involved with Runaway and Homeless Youth Services. Individuals will work independently and collaboratively as part of a team as well as a collaborative community agency.  Individuals will conduct crisis intervention and response, hotline response, street outreach, educational programming, small group work, connection to resources, and additional support activities to youth in the community.

Term:  These positions are funded through the AmeriCorps National Community Service program. The term of service is one-year commitment and runs from September 2019 through August 2020. 

Full-Time - Must complete 1,700 hours per year averaging about 32 hours per week. Full time receives semi-monthly living allowance of $583, and an education award of $6095 after completion of term. Flexible schedule required.  Primarily daytime hours with some evenings/weekends.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding communication skills, knowledge of youth issues, and have previous experience working with at-risk youth.
  • High School diploma required.
  • Experience in social work and or other Human Services fields preferred.  Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

 Please submit cover letter and resume to: Katie Van Groll kvangroll@bgclubfoxvalley.org

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.:  Accounting Specialist 

Valley Packaging Industries, Inc., a local non-profit, is currently accepting applications for an Accounting Specialist in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Responsibilities: Responsible for daily processing of Accounts Receivable transactions and other essential accounting functions:

  • Dispenses Accounts Receivable invoices done from production and maintains customer files containing copies of invoices/credit memos and supporting documentation.
  • Prepares cash receipts for electronic deposit and posts the deposit in NAV for all Appleton locations.
  • Works with Accounting Manager to identify past due items and sends past due reminders to customers.
  • Prepares and maintains various spreadsheets for special reporting needs and/or requirements (e.g. pallet handling reports, warehouse charges for invoicing).
  • Maintains documentation contained in position manual for accuracy, completeness and neatness; coordinating changes with Accounting Manager.
  • Works with the Rehabilitation Department and submits invoices monthly to various counties and other benefit providers and prepares rehab accrual.
  • Prepares and invoices our Special Packaging production as supplied by the Special Packaging Coordinator.
  • Sets up payment journal for Accounts Payable check run, gets approval for run from Chief Financial Officer, prints checks and prints signature, then disperses checks and mails them.
  • Prepares invoices for services not covered by production reports (e.g. warehouse charges, pallet handling, Sample room rent).
  • Assigns Accounts Payable vendor numbers to employees and creates expense report to send to them.
  • Posts Kimberly Clark invoices to their portal; acts as Administrator, creating access to the portal for those who require it and what of access they can have. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Course work in accounting or related field or equivalent experience in manufacturing environment.
  • Strong data entry skills.
  • Experience or training in creating and maintaining Excel spreadsheets and utilizing various other Microsoft applications such as Word and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality. 

Please apply via our website at www.vpind.com/careers

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New Hope Inc.:  Residential Services Caregiver

As a member of the New Hope Team you arrive each day full of energy and ready to take on the day!

Job Summary:  You provide coaching, mentoring, and direct care support to our clients with disabilities. 

Responsibilities:  Supporting activities of daily living; Bathing, grooming, toileting, grocery shopping, menus, meal planning; and don't forget the fun!! You ensure that you enhance the overall health, safety, and welfare of our clients; administer medications and utilize assistive medical devices as needed.  You enjoy planning and participating in community and home-based activities but most importantly you enjoy developing and nurturing relationships with our clients as you coach & support them.  You go home after each shift feeling great about the work you've done!

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to sadams@newhopeinc.org or stop into New Hope Center to fill out an application.

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WOTFV AmeriCorps:  WOTFV AmeriCorps Service Member

APPLICATION DUE DATE:  Applications received by Friday, July 26, 2019 will receive primary consideration. Applications received afterwards will receive secondary consideration. 

HOST SITE:  Selected AmeriCorps members will be placed at one of the following Fox Valley organizations:

  • Calumet County Public Health -Chilton, WI 
  • Menasha Joint School District-Menasha, WI
  • Mosaic Family Health -Appleton, WI
  • Outagamie County Public Health-Appleton, WI
  • Riverview Gardens-Appleton, WI
  • SOAR Fox Cities-Appleton, WI
  • United Way Fox Cities-Menasha, WI
  • UW-Oshkosh Head Start-Oshkosh, WI
  • Winnebago County Health Department-Oshkosh, WI

Each host site has their own individual position description. For more information about the host sites, please see the AmeriCorps Host Site page.

OVERVIEW: Weight of the Fox Valley (WOTFV) is looking for full-time and half-time AmeriCorps members to educate, create, implement, and promote activities and health education programming aimed at increasing access to opportunities for healthy eating and physical activity throughout the Fox Valley.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

Each host site will have specific duties AmeriCorps members will perform, but overall AmeriCorps members will:

  • Collaborate with partners on initiatives focused on creating a culture of healthy living related to physical activity and/or healthy eating in the Fox Valley.
  • Expand and develop new health education programs; including program planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Create and deliver health education lessons related to healthy eating, breastfeeding, and physical activity to Fox Valley community members of all ages in the childcare, workplace, and community settings.
  • Recruit and support volunteers necessary for the success of program strategies.
  • Facilitate special projects related to focus areas that increase engagement by partners and volunteers. Focus areas include Active Communities, Food Systems, Early Care & Education, Schools, Worksite, and Healthcare.
  • Plan events such as community breakfasts, farmer’s market booths, and health fairs.
  • Analyze and summarize data collected during service and community health data.
  • Attend mandatory training in September and as needed throughout the program year.

 QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to communicate and work effectively and with a high level of professionalism with community members and leaders from non-profit, government, healthcare, education, and business sectors. 
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive work relationships with host site staff, volunteers, and WOTFV partners, including individuals from many diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Self- motivated, goal oriented, and organized – ability to get the job done.
  • Able to work in unstructured environment and adapt easily to change. Takes initiative to complete assigned work.
  • Meets deadlines and completes tasks with a high degree of accuracy and dependability. Detail oriented.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google tools, Social Media platforms.
  • Passion for health and wellness initiatives.
  • Must have a college degree or equivalent.
  • The ideal candidate will hold an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in a health, wellness, or communications-related field with general knowledge of health principles related to healthy lifestyles and/or chronic disease.
  • U.S Citizen, U.S National, or Lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S.
  • Provide information, complete, and pass a criminal history check.

TRAINING: All AmeriCorps members will receive a thorough orientation to AmeriCorps, their host site, the Fox Valley region, the United Way, and the Weight of the Fox Valley Program. Additional opportunities for professional development will be provided throughout the service year in areas such as volunteer engagement and management, health equity, and program evaluation. WOTFV AmeriCorps Program will also offer professional development in the areas of conflict resolution, citizenship, and volunteer management trainings.

OTHER INFORMATION:

Member Term of Service:

  • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program year of service runs from 9/1/2019-8/31/2020.

 Time Requirements:

  • WOTFV is seeking full-time and part-time service positions.
  • Full-time AmeriCorps Members are required to serve 1700 hours during the year, averaging 33 hours/week. Half-time AmeriCorps Members will serve 900 hours during the year, averaging 17.5 hours/week.

 Benefits:

  • Members will receive a living allowance while serving, which is paid on the 15th and last day of each month. Full-time members will receive $583.00 per pay period, and half-time members will receive $291.50 per pay period.
  • Segal Education Award upon successful completion of AmeriCorps service requirements: $6,095.00 for full-time and $3,047.50 for half-time members. This award can be used on qualified federal student loans and/or tuition costs at Title IV schools.
  • Forbearance on qualified student loans while serving and interest accrual payments.
  • Full-Time Members are eligible for basic health insurance and childcare reimbursement (if eligible).
  • Year-long immersion experience in community health

 APPLICATION DUE DATE AND CONTACT INFORMATION:

Please send completed application by Friday, July 26, 2019, to Amanda Ross, AmeriCorps Program Manager at amanda.ross@unitedwayfoxcities.org.

Questions? Contact Amanda Ross, AmeriCorps Program Manager at 920-735-5479 OR amanda.ross@unitedwayfoxcities.org   

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WOTFV AmeriCorps:  Health and Nutrition Support

HOST SITE:  The Wilcox Head Start Center located at 515 E. Parkway Ave. in Oshkosh, WI will be the main office. The member would be traveling to 7 other sites in Winnebago and Outagamie Counties. Mileage will be reimbursed at the standard state rate.

APPLICATION DUE DATE:  Friday, August 2, 2019

OVERVIEW:  UW-Oshkosh Head Start is looking for a full-time AmeriCorps member who would provide health and nutrition education to support our youngest learners (ages 3-5 years old) and their families.  The member would be responsible for creating and delivering age appropriate lessons and Farm to Early Care activities to Head Start students. Members will also create and share activities with staff, children and families to increase their level of physical activity outside and inside the classroom, and at home using the I Am Moving, I Am Learning curriculum.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Coordinate and implement health education programming focused on healthy weight, physical activity and/or healthy eating habits (including breastfeeding, sugar-sweetened beverages, etc.) using Head Start guidelines and curriculums including “I Am Moving, I Am Learning”.
  •  Coordinate and implement community events and staff training promoting health education.
  • Support a safe environment by promoting emergency preparedness at each site.
  • Develop resource kits that include locally grown fruits and vegetables and use them to teach lessons in the classrooms.
  • Create and share activities with staff, children and families to increase their level of physical activity outside, in the classroom and at home.
  • Review Nutrition Assessments completed by families and provide resources to meet their needs. 
  • Collaborate with Family Resource Specialists to include health, nutrition and physical activity ideas and resources during Family Events.
  • Outreach to families who are referred for more intense nutrition related education.
  • Administer and collect data for health education programming
  • Track health education recipients, volunteers, and survey results
  • Maintain attendance logs for health education recipients and volunteers

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Knowledge of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
  •  Knowledge of the State of Wisconsin Licensing Rules for Group Child Care Centers
  • Skill in preparing food that is nutritious and appealing in manner for 3-5 year old children.
  • Skill in oral and written communications.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor, co-workers and other staff.
  • Ability to exhibit understanding and openness when dealing with various cultures.
  • Ability to self-manage time.
  • Ability to successfully complete Wisconsin Criminal Background Check and Fingerprinting.
  • Passion for health and wellness initiatives
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in: Community Health, Health Promotion and Wellness, Health Science or related background and experience
  • U.S Citizen, U.S National, or Lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S

TRAINING:  Head Start provides several training opportunities throughout the year. The initial training session before beginning placement will include all required training by Head Start and Child Care Licensing. WOTFV AmeriCorps Program will offer addition opportunities for professional development including conflict resolution, citizenship, and volunteer management trainings.

OTHER INFORMATION:

Member Term of Service:

  • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program year of service runs from September 3, 2019 - August 31, 2020.

Time Requirements:

  • Full-time members will serve 1700 hours during the year, averaging 33 hours/week.

Benefits:

  • Members will receive a living allowance while serving, which is paid on the 15th and last day of each month.
  • Full-time members will receive a gross living allowance of: $583.00 per pay period.
  • Segal Education Award upon successful completion of hourly requirement described in Time Requirements: $6,095.00 for full-time.
  • Forbearance on qualified student loans while serving and interest accrual payments.
  • Full-Time Members are eligible for basic health insurance and childcare reimbursement (if eligible).
  •  Experience and resume builder- Receiving hands on experience in the field by working with children and families and focusing on improving health and nutrition outcomes in an educational setting.
  • Training- receive free training throughout the year in CPR, first aid, blood borne pathogens, Shaken Baby Syndrome and other Head Start requirements.
  • Networking- Opportunity to build a network of professional contacts at UW Oshkosh Head Start and in the surrounding communities.

CONTACT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION DUE DATE:

Applications submitted by Friday, August 2, 2019 will receive preference.  Please send to:

  • Lisa Lemke, UW Oshkosh Head Start Human Resources: email: lemkel@uwosh.edu OR mail or in-person delivery to UW Oshkosh Head Start, Attn: Lisa Lemke, 515 E. Parkway Ave. Oshkosh, WI  54901.
  • Amanda Ross, WOTFV AmeriCorps Program Manager: email: amanda.ross@unitedwayfoxcities.org OR mail or in-person delivery to: United Way Fox Cities, Attn: Amanda Ross, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha, WI  54952.

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WOTFV AmeriCorps:  Health and Wellness Coordinator

HOST SITE:  Calumet County Public Health Office, Calumet County Courthouse, Room 212, 206 Court Street, Chilton WI 53014

APPLICATION DUE DATE: Friday, August 9, 2019

OVERVIEW:  The AmeriCorps service member will serve in Calumet County Public Schools, childcare centers, food pantries, and several community county programs to develop, support, and enhance educational opportunities by changing systems, and/or environments. The service member will develop new and support existing evidenced based or evidenced informed programs with research based information.

The member will encourage strong partnerships and will be ready to listen to collaborative ideas. They will adapt programming and be ready to further advance the U-CAN and WOTFV goal to empower Calumet County residents to build and embrace a healthy lifestyle. 

For details regarding WOTFV AmeriCorps member benefits, program information, and prohibited member activity go to:

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Coordinate and implement health education information focused on healthy weight, physical activity, and or healthy eating habits including breastfeeding, sugar beverages, and adequate sleep during the school day
  • Coordinate and implement community events promoting health education
  • Educational mediums and information sharing in childcare centers regarding physical activity, healthy eating and recommended sleep
  • Taste testing during public school lunch hour weekly as permitted in the five area schools
  • Coordinate school effort to start or enhance school garden projects and/or classroom education
  • High school classroom educational activities regarding physical activity, healthy eating, and recommended sleep
  • Develop educational learning session with elementary school during physical education class
  • Develop educational lesson plans for elementary students regarding reduced screen time
  • Develop after school parent teacher conference educational mediums regarding benefits of decrease sugary  beverages, promote recommended sleep, and eat recommended fruits and vegetables
  • Assist with 5K "Stomp out Stigma" run/walk at Chilton High School
  • Offer bimonthly WIC education classes with WIC recipients at clinic sites
  • Meet with staff and enhance educational lessons at public schools with regard to school gardens
  • Partner with local hospital to develop a program and provide information to Women Infant and Children (WIC) clients and community members regarding gardening opportunities and the start of a garden market
  • Partner with Safe Routes to School staff, school staff, and families for bike/walk to school day
  • Coordinate with local media, coverage of planned events
  • Develop educational materials based on local, state, and federal resources
  • Participate and fulfill the duties of mandatory AmeriCorps trainings, events, and webinars
  • As required per WOTFV AmeriCorps program, maintain attendance logs for health education recipients
  • Maintain a spreadsheet of data, including type and number of projects completed
  • Administer and collect data for health education  programming
  • Report to the Calumet County Steering Committee, Health and Human Services Board and Public Health staff in written, oral, or PowerPoint format.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to self-start and work well in a team setting
  • Proficient in various forms of social media such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint 
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills including public speaking, teaching and interpersonal skills
  • Experience desired working with children and teens, relationship building
  • Ability to communicate professionally in oral and written form
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters of the health department
  • Experience working with, appreciation and respect for diverse, populations, cultures, and economic life experiences
  • Ability to work directly with professional staff
  • Passion for health and wellness initiatives
  • Wisconsin Driver’s License, auto-insurance, and ability to travel with own vehicle
  • Ability to attend required orientation as determined by WOTFV AmeriCorps program
  • Ability to attend first day on-site work 9/3/2019 at the Calumet County Public Health office
  • Available 8AM to 4:30PM, Monday through Friday for usual work-day, some evening and weekend availability required
  • Successfully complete Calumet County pre-employment requirements
  • Provide information and complete, and pass a criminal history check
  • Bachelor’s degree in Community Health, Health Promotion and Wellness, Health Science or related background and experience
  • Must be at least 18 years old or older at the time of service
  • U.S Citizen, U.S National, or Lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S. 

TRAINING:

  • On-site training/meeting opportunity will be provided with Farm to School staff, if needed and not provided by WOTFV
  • On-site training/meeting with Women Infant and Children (WIC) program staff will be provided
  • On- site training/meeting opportunity with Safe Route to School staff, East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC) if not provided by WOTFV
  • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program will offer addition opportunities for professional development including conflict resolution, citizenship, and volunteer management trainings

OTHER INFORMATION:

Member Term of Service:

  • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program year of service runs from September 3rd, 2019-August 31st, 2020

Time Requirements:

  • Full-time members will serve 1700 hours during the year, averaging 33 hours/week

Benefits:

  • Members will receive a living allowance while serving, which is be paid on the 15th and last day of each month
  • Full-time members will receive a gross living allowance of: $583.00 per pay period
  • Segal Education Award upon successful completion of hourly requirement described in Time requirements: $6,095.00 for full-time members
  • Forbearance on qualified student loans while serving and interest accrual payments
  • Full-Time Members are eligible for basic health insurance and childcare reimbursement (if eligible)
  • Mileage paid as according to Calumet County policy

CONTACT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION DUE DATE:

Application Due Date:  August 9, 2019

  • Submit a cover letter and resume by mail or email to:  Calumet County Public Health Office, AmeriCorps Application-Deb Wagner, 206 Court Street, Chilton, WI  53014, Telephone (920) 849-1432, Email: healthdept@calumetcounty.org AND complete an application found on the WOTFV AmeriCorps Program website: http://www.weightofthefoxvalley.org/americorps/ OR contact: Amanda Ross, WOTFV AmeriCorps Program Manager: email: manda.ross@unitedwayfoxcities.org OR mail or in-person delivery to: United Way Fox Cities, Attn: Amanda Ross, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha, WI, 54952

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Samaritan Counseling Center:  Wellness Screen Case Manager

We are seeking a full-time (0.80 FTE) Wellness Screen Case Manager to join our professional team. The position will have some travelling requirements between our Menasha home office and school districts in the Fox Valley area.

Position Summary:  Reporting directly to the Screening Site Coordinator, the Case Manager oversees and participates in daily screening activities at assigned school sites. The Case Manager is responsible for effectively communicating with students and parents very delicate information regarding screening results and recommendation of our program. The Case Manager also is responsible for communicating with school staff regarding outcome trends within the screening process. The Case Manager is responsible for maintaining their assigned school’s screening calendar and recording/reporting necessary information to the Wellness Screen Program Director and school staff regularly throughout the school year. 

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Work closely with students and administer daily screening process to ensure adherence to best practice screening procedures.
  • Administer and score the screening tool upon completion of the screening process with students.
  • Manage consent and assent process; distribute, receive and track forms.
  • Respond and communicate effectively to school staff and parent questions about Wellness Screen Program and protocols.
  • Communicate efficiently delicate information to parents/guardians to share screening results, per policies and procedures.
  • Answer questions received from students and/or parents about their screening results in a confidential setting.
  • Provide high quality case management and connect families to resources that are recommended by Wellness Screen Clinician.
  • Deliver program presentations for students, parents, and school staff within our school sites.
  • Adhere to HIPAA and FERPA regulations as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

 Requirements:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in psychology/social work or human services related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in a mental health setting.
  • Minimum of 1-year experience providing case management.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and FERPA regulations preferred.

 Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Well versed in the mental health resources available in the community.
  • Persistent and compassionate follow through to see that families are connected to recommended resources.
  • Ability to problem solve in the moment and perform at high level of independence.
  • Ability to remain calm during times of crisis and follow proper protocol for urgent evaluations.
  • Familiarity with Windows-based operating systems.
  • Familiarity with school based mental health screening and/or programming.
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate difficult information in a confident and compassionate manner.
  • Excellent organization skills with attention to detail.
  • Must be flexible to work occasional evenings to connect with families.
  • An appreciation of the integration of spirituality in relationships with colleagues and families.

 Please submit your resume on our careers page at https://samaritan-counseling.com/careers/

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Boys and Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley:  Sr Director of Resource Development

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley is searching for an experienced and accomplished resource development leader to work in partnership with a CEO that understands the process and magic of major gift fundraising. The CEO’s support of philanthropy and already well-established expectations of the Board supply a strong foundation for continued growth.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley has a strong fundraising track record also and the individual selected for this opportunity should be able to leverage that success to design and implement a comprehensive fund development program that further advances the organization’s service to over 11,000 young people each year.

Job Duties:  The Senior Director of Resource Development’s core responsibilities include working with the CEO and Board to plan and execute comprehensive resource development strategies and monitor progress toward goals. This position also helps position the board to cultivate and solicit major gifts and grants from individuals, corporations, foundations, United Way, government agencies and others, and leads and directs a team of resource development and marketing personnel.

Qualifications:  include a majority combination of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or University
  • Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE)
  • Minimum of three years of successful resource development experience
  • Supervisory skills

Other Qualifications:

  • Personal and professional alignment with the mission and purpose of the Club
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to nurture and maintain effective working relationships with Club staff, board members, volunteers, community groups and other related agencies.

Submit cover letter and resume to:  Bev Grabow, HR Director, bgrabow@bgclubfoxvalley.org

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Boys and Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley:  Center for Grieving Children Director

The Center for Grieving Children Director is responsible for the effective and productive leadership, coordination, and delivery of grief and loss support through the Center for Grieving Children (CGC).

Essential Job Functions:

  • Direct the provision of grief and loss activities that are responsive to the needs of children, youth, and families in the program’s service array, including but not limited to, Family Night Community Program, Club Change & Loss Program, and In-School Grief Support Program.
  • Provide timely responsiveness to information, education, and referral inquiries.
  • Lead the development of an annual and multi-year operational plan that includes goals, objectives, and measurable targets for the program.
  • Actively pursue and nurture collaborative relationships with other BGCFV programs and outside agencies and services that enhance grief and loss activities for children, youth, and families.
  • Coordinate the administration and review of consistent and credible outcomes evaluations for program activities in alignment with grant commitments and requirements.
  • Direct continuous improvement efforts for the program in response to community needs, outcomes evaluation results, organizational priorities, and donor/funder expectations.
  • Recruit, retain, lead, train, and support talented, skilled, mission-focused CGC program staff and volunteers to ensure provision of effective program delivery and outreach.
  • Ensure programs and activities exceed minimum professional standards and adhere to best practices.
  • Effectively implement current and emerging knowledge of effective grief and loss education, activities and support.
  • Promote mission and program services in the community.
  • Develop collaborations that advance the program’s and the organization’s mission.
  • Participate in on-going continuing education and organizational training.
  • Participate on organizational and community committees, coalitions, and taskforces relevant to the CGC and grief and loss, such as the Fox Valley Grief Support Network, the Wisconsin Children’s Health Alliance, etc.
  • Lead the CGC Advisory Council and facilitate their active engagement in supporting the mission, activities, and funding of the program.
  • Serve as active member of the organization’s Crisis Response Team.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred; Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum two years’ experience working in grief and loss or mental/behavioral health.

Other Qualifications: 

  • Mission-driven and values-based.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with children, youth, and families.
  • Good interpersonal, group, and large audience public speaking skills including the ability to communicate often complex or personal information in an engaging, understandable, effective manner.
  • Knowledge of grief and loss theory and support methods across the lifespan.
  • Ability to manage stress and support others in stressful situations.
  • Experience with outcomes evaluation, principles and practices of continuous improvement in a human services environment, and program development.
  • Operates with excellence in mind in all matters.

 Submit cover letter and resume to:  Bev Grabow, HR Director, bgrabow@bgclubfoxvalley.org

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St. Francis Xavier Catholic Schools:  Human Resources Manager

St. Francis Xavier Catholic School System is seeking a full-time Human Resources Manager in our Central Office. The position is responsible for providing leadership in the area of Human Resources and Benefits Management.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates with a minimum Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or closely related field and three year’s experience working in a similar HR functions.
  • Must demonstrate strength in HR knowledge, communication and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information and professional presentation both in person and on the phone is required.
  • A successful candidate will possess a service-minded attitude to contribute to our overall mission and excellent Catholic education.

Please apply no later than June 20, 2019. 

To find out more about this opening, please visit our website at http:///www.xaviercatholicschools.org/About/Job Opportunities. All applications must be made through WECAN. Questions can be directed to Thomas Candell, VP Finance, Human Resources and Administration at 920-702-5506.

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.:  Job Coach (Waupaca County)

Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. is currently accepting applications for a full time Job Coach in the Waupaca County area.

Position Summary:  The job coach provides vocational and programmatic support to program participants at community based work sites, and at all Valley Packaging locations.  Communicates relevant issues and overall progress to the Community-Based Service Manager. Provides hands-on demonstration of work tasks and observes program participant’s performance.  Assists in ensuring that work site activities remain consistent with the participant’s rehabilitation program.

Job Duties: 

  • Responsible for the preparation of accurate and timely rehabilitation reports.
  • Attends staffings, as needed, to report on participant’s progress.
  • Professionally communicates with employers, work site supervisors and staff, and other VPI staff to facilitate mutual program planning.
  • Assists in training program participants in the areas of work skills, social and personal adjustment, and community adjustment. 
  • Assists in developing and conducting special training programs, classes, and activities to broaden the participant’s career awareness. Provides assistance/job coaching to other community support programs as needed. 
  • Works flexible hours to include evenings, weekends, and holiday.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Additional course work in human services or related field preferred.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience working with individuals with disabilities.
  • Demonstrated common sense, judgment, and communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

To apply please fill out our online application at www.vpind.com/careers

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.:  Employment Consultant

Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. is currently accepting applications for an Employment Consultant in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Position Summary:  The Employment Consultant provides vocational support to program participants at Valley Packaging and community-based sites.  Performs Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) services to be coordinated and assigned by the Community-Based Service Manager.

Job Duties:  The Employment Consultant provides vocational support to program participants at Valley Packaging and community-based sites.  Performs Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) services to be coordinated and assigned by the Community-Based Service Manager. 

  • Provides job counseling and job seeking skills training; acting as a resource to the other staff in determining participant job readiness.
  • 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.
  • Professionally communicates with assigned case managers, job coaches, and inter-agency professional staff to facilitate mutual program planning and support for program participants.
  • Provides systematic instructions and observes program participants performance, ensuring that work activities remain consistent with the client’s vocational goals.
  • Assists in training clients in areas of work skills, work readiness and community integration.
  • Develops and updates professional skills through various training opportunities and resources.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Additional course work in human services or related field preferred.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred.
  • Demonstrated common sense, judgment, and communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality. 

To apply please fill out our online application at www.vpind.com/careers

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.:  Program Assistant

Position Summary:  Valley Packaging Industries, Inc., a nonprofit, vocational rehabilitation/manufacturing facility, is seeking a part-time Program Assistant to provide vocational and programmatic support to program participants at VPI and community-based work sites as needed, and assist the Case Manager, in implementing and documenting individual rehabilitation plans.  Communicates relevant issues and progress to the Case Manager.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:  

Provides hands-on demonstration of work tasks and observes program participant's performance.

Assists in ensuring that work activities remain consistent with the participant's rehabilitation program.

Professionally communicates with other VPI staff, employers and work site supervisors to facilitate mutual program planning and maintains communication with the production supervisors in scheduling and setting up the work assignments.

Assists in training program participants in the areas of work skills, work readiness, social and personal adjustment.

Assists the Case Manager in making behavioral observations, situational assessments, and in implementing individualized rehabilitation plans.

Assists in developing and conducting special training programs, classes and activities to broaden the participant's career awareness. Provides assistance/job coaching to other programs as needed.

Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Demonstrated common sense, judgment, and communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality. 

Work Schedule:  28 hours/week - 3 days 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 2 days 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

To apply please visit our website at www.vpind.com/careers

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Fox Cities Victim Crisis Response Team:  Operations Manager (Director)

Time Commitment:  25-30 hours/week

Salary:  $29,000 - $43,000 (Depending on grant funding)

Qualifications:

  • Possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Human Resources or similar degrees.  Master’s degree is highly encouraged.
  • 2 or more years’ supervisory experience and/or volunteer coordination
  • Substantial experience working with victims of crime and/or those in crisis
  • Be organized and methodical
  • 2 or more years’ experience in providing training and education
  • Self-motivated and able to work in an ever-changing environment and
  • Flexibility with schedule

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, supervise, and evaluate activities of the VCR volunteers and Volunteer Coordinators
  • Develop internal resources and locate appropriate external resources and equipment that support the VCR program’s mission and ability for volunteers to provide highest level of direct support.
  • Collaborate with staff and VCR volunteers to plan and implement the VCR training programs
  • Prepare and organize materials for the VCR folders and resources
  • Provide for VCR training and monthly meeting materials and resources
  • Call and prepare agenda items for monthly VCR meetings
  • Maintain effective and frequent communication and documentation
  • Gather and record statistical data for the VCR Callback program
  • Provide assistance and support to the VCR program to for the emotional health of the VCR volunteers
  • Attend training's/conferences for professional growth.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Timeline:  Submit resume by July 8, 2019 to jans@victimcrisisresponse.org. Interviews to be scheduled July 15- 18th.  Anticipated start date is August 5, 2019.

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The Family:  Social Media Marketing Coordinator

Classification:     Full-Time, Exempt, (Weekdays 8:30 am to 4:30 pm; evening or weekend events)

Location:             Appleton  (travel is required)

Reports to:          Chief Executive Officer

Benefits:              Refer to Employee Handbook for benefit policy 

Position Summary:  The Family’s mission is to broadcast the hope of Jesus Christ to strengthen and encourage listeners in Wisconsin and beyond through our streaming services. As a Social Media Marketing Coordinator for The Family you will be responsible for leading a marketing strategy that gives hope, strength and encouragement to our listeners through interactive postings using our current and new social media channels; creating videos and graphic designs for our website and other marketing areas. The Family Radio Network, Inc. consists of four stations with 10 signals in Central and Northeast Wisconsin.  91.9 (WEMI Appleton / Oshkosh), 91.5 (WEMY Green Bay), 88.5 (WGNV Wausau / Stevens Point / Central Wisconsin), and 91.3 (WSTM Sheboygan).

Faith-Based Expectations:

  • Uphold and live out The Family Radio Network, Inc.’s mission, vision, and statement of faith.
  • Provide servant leadership as patterned by Christ-showing compassion and spiritual maturity, speaking the truth in love, soliciting feedback, and fostering an atmosphere for The Family team to flourish.
  • Minister, pray, and share the gospel with listeners and donors.
  • Maintain a personal relationship with and a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, including a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside the organization.
  • Be actively involved in a local church.

Social Media Responsibilities:

  • Compose relevant, personalized content that promotes, increases and encourages audience interaction and gives our listeners hope, strength and encouragement. 
  • Analyze, manage, and alter schedules where necessary to optimize visits to our site.
  • Manage, execute, and assess our current social media outlets.
  • Create dynamic written, graphic and video content.
  • Help to promote The Family by sharing stories of what God is doing in the lives of our listeners as stated in our mission statement.
  • Engage our social media presence on new and emerging social media platforms.
  • Analyze and report audience information, demographics, and the success of existing social media projects.
  • Work as part of a team to develop large social media campaigns or events.
  • Produce high-quality short, medium and long form copy that incorporates best practices for digital and traditional marketing use.
  • Research new channels, new ideas and concepts to broaden our social media presence.

 Photography and Videography Responsibilities:

  • Create, produce, and edit videos for posting on all social media channels and other marketing areas.
  • Take photos for stories and marketing materials for use in the social media arena and other publications. 

Graphic Design Responsibilities:

  • Create graphics for social media postings.
  • Write and coordinate e-newsletters sent to listeners.
  • Support the creation of promotional material, such as brochures, postcards, pamphlets, flyers, etc. as directed.
  • Update WordPress website with graphic content as well as maintain website.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong digital knowledge and proven track record in executing digital marketing strategies and solutions in small to medium businesses.
  • Experience as writer and editor for multiple channels and formats.
  • Experience in graphic design, video creation and editing.
  • Experience in marketing collateral creation, internal and external communications, digital marketing such as web content and email campaigns, direct marketing, advertising, and social media content creation.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, time management and planning skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Photoshop and WordPress.
  • Flexibility in replying and addressing unanticipated requests from other departments.
  • Ability to work independently and as an active member of a team.
  • Travel will be required.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Other Duties:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of the activities, duties or responsibilities that are required. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, or sit; use hands to handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 + pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. 

Application & Resumes:

  • We are unable to consider resumes without an application.  Please complete our online application and attach your cover letter and resume at: TheFamily.net, click on Careers.   
  • No out of country applicants please.  

The Family Radio Network, Inc., including 91.9 WEMI-FM, 91.5 WEMY-FM, 91.3 WSTM-FM and 88.5 WGNV-FM has established religious faith as a qualification for employment, as permitted by the FCC's instructions. EOE

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.:  Pricing Manager

Are you searching for a rewarding career working for a company that makes a difference in our community? If so, we have the job for you. Valley Packaging Industries is accepting applications for a Pricing Manager.

Job Duties:  This position is responsible for developing and executing the pricing strategy and execution for Valley Packaging Industries through collaboration with Sales, Operations, Finance, and Planning.  It is a role that combines the functions of Purchasing, Estimating, and Pricing Analysis.

  • Serves as Subject Matter Expert for VPI in pricing – to include competitive market pricing levels.
  • Forecasts project costs - gathers details and compiles data to estimate all production costs according to specifications.  Considers raw materials, labor, equipment, and transportation for estimations. 
  • Leads time studies for use in bidding jobs and setting production standards.
  • Collaborates with Sales, Operations, Finance, and planning to review opportunities and contribute to winning business while maximizing profitability.
  • Reviews requisitions, solicits bid proposals, and issues purchase orders for goods and services. 
  • Engages vendors where necessary to drive down costs or improve efficiencies for specific opportunities, or for VPI as a whole. 
  • Develops and redefines appropriate pricing models.
  • Leads annual price increase discussions and implementation.

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field, or equivalent experience in Pricing, Purchasing, or Production.
  • Course work or experience working with individuals who have handicaps is helpful.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills; excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong computer skills overall, with the ability to work and develop pricing models and spreadsheets within Microsoft Excel.
  • Demonstrated common sense, judgement, oral and written communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality. 

Shift: 1st shift – this is a full-time position

Compensation: $45,000-$50,000/year based upon experience

Benefits: Health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, 401(k), paid vacation and sick time, 9 paid holidays and more! 

Please apply via our website at www.vpind.com/careers

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.:  HR Recruiter

Are you searching for a rewarding career helping others and working for a company that makes a difference in our community? If so, we have the job for you. Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. is accepting applications for Human Resource Recruiter in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Job Duties:

  • Achieves staffing objectives by recruiting and evaluating job candidates, advising managers, and collaborating with all department managers on a regular basis for hiring needs.  Performs other duties as required. Main job duties include but are not limited to:
  • Builds applicant sources by researching and contacting community services, colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, media and internet sites; providing organization information, opportunities and benefits; making presentations; maintaining rapport.
  • Works with department managers on creating and updating job descriptions and determines applicant requirements by studying the job description and job qualifications.
  • Attracts applicants by posting positons within the Company facilities, placing job advertisements using job sites and newsgroups, and contacting recruiters if applicable.  
  • Collects and screens applicants for Category I and II staff positions and assists department managers with the interviewing and selection processes, and sends appropriate correspondence to all applicants in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for upkeep of applicant tracking program for staff positions.
  • Oversees the hiring of Category III and V production/warehouse employees and works with temporary staffing services to provide the same.
  • Coordinates and presents new hire orientation program(s) for Category III and V production/warehouse employees.
  • Prepares statistical reports as needed for all areas in the Human Resource Department.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Strong organizational and time management discipline; ability to multi-task.
  • High level proficiency in using Microsoft office software; MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Explorer.
  • Demonstrated common sense, judgment, and communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

Please apply via our website at www.vpind.com/careers

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.:  Youth Employment Coordinator

Are you searching for a rewarding career helping others and working for a company that makes a difference in our community? If so, we have the job for you. Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. is accepting applications for Youth Employment Coordinator in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Job Duties:

  • Develops an effective community program for placement in business and industry of individuals with disabilities served by Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. The position focuses on services to students (age 14 to 21) served by the Neenah Joint School District. Other duties as assigned. Main job duties include but are not limited to:
  • Receives, reviews, and manages referral information to determine placement needs of the individual referred for service.  Conducts orientation and plans development activities for individuals.
  • Serves as the primary point-of-contact for services with the Neenah Joint School District.
  • 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 and volunteer opportunities in the community for current and potential participants of the agency.
  • Coordinates potential and actual placements with Neenah Joint School District staff, 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Demonstrated common sense, judgment and communication skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 

Please apply via our website at www.vpind.com/careers

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.:  Case Manager (Part-time, 2nd Shift)

Are you searching for a rewarding career helping others and working for a company that makes a difference in our community? If so, we have the job for you. Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. is accepting applications for a part-time 2nd shift Case Manager for our 110 N. Kensington Drive location in Appleton.

Job Duties:  Provides vocational support to program participants, as well as overall development and monitoring of individual case plans.  Delivers hands-on training to learn and incorporate employability skills. Communicates relevant issues and progress to the Rehabilitation Services Manager. Main job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Utilizes assessment information to implement a rehabilitation plan based on participant's needs and abilities, and documents progress.
  • Provides individualized case- management services to persons assigned to the Program.
  • Works closely with production staff in coordinating work opportunities, job set-up, jigs, and job modifications and maintains awareness of production activities.
  • Professionally communicates with supervisors, resource workers, group home staff, and/or other VPI staff to facilitate mutual program planning.
  • Assists in training participants on proper and safe work techniques.
  • Conducts evaluations throughout participant’s time in program to assess progress.

Shift Information:  Monday through Friday: 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (approximately 25-30 hours a week)

Pay Rate:  $14.00/hour starting

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, vocational rehabilitation or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in a vocational rehabilitation workshop setting or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated common sense, judgment, and communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

Please apply via our website at www.vpind.com/careers

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Pillars:  Maintenance Specialist (Full-time)

Position Summary:  From homelessness to coming home, Pillars provides shelter, support, and solutions to address the housing needs in our community. This full-time Maintenance Specialist will work under the direction of the Facilities Manager, and is responsible for maintenance at the Pillars properties (Main Office, Adult and Family Shelter, Adult Shelter, Resource Center, and Housing Units) including, but not limited to, general repair, painting, window and door repair, tenant housing readiness and job site readiness for groups.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work closely with Facilities Manager to develop, monitor, and update a preventative maintenance plan for the rental properties.
  • Prepare sites for maintenance and rehab projects, including gathering materials and tools required to complete projects as scheduled.
  • Work with Stable Housing team by open communication and always keeping mission in focus.
  • Participate in staff, committee, and board meetings as necessary and/or if requested.

Core Competencies and Qualifications:

  • Strong working knowledge of all aspects of home rehabilitation and general maintenance
  • Able to meet deadlines 
  • Pride and ownership in work 
  • Attitude (no job is too big and no job is too small)
  • Adapts to change easily from one activity to another
  • Ability to flex schedule for emergencies 

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Hold valid driver’s license and ability to drive Pillars vehicles
  • Ability to physically lift 60 pounds

Compensation: 

This full-time position compensation is $34,000.  Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, vacation, holidays, sick leave, short & long term disability, life insurance, 401k retirement account and an Employee Assistance Plan.

Send resume and cover letter to tmelzl@pillarsinc.org or mail: 

Tracy Melzl, Human Resources Assistant, Pillars, Inc., 605 E Hancock Street, Appleton, WI 54911. Pillars is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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Appleton Housing Authority:  Property Manager - Grand View Townhomes (Part-time)

Position Summary:  The Appleton Housing Authority is seeking a Property Manager for Grandview Townhomes, a New 40-unit family development.  This is a part time position 25-28 hours per M-F.  Could lead to full time in the future working at other properties owned by the Authority.

Responsibilities: (not inclusive)

Leadership:

  • Oversee the general harmony and community atmosphere among residents.
  • Enforce rules and regulations of the property.
  • Follow up with residents in regard to maintenance requests/repairs as necessary.

 Leasing and Marketing:

  • Process confidential applicant interviews and verify information.
  • Follow rental policies and procedures along with marketing plan as established.
  • Assume responsibility for achieving consistent occupancy including open house tours.
  • Utilize property management software for residents and applicant waitlist.
  • Conduct lease signings and move-in orientation with new tenants.
  • Conduct annual recertification interviews with residents. 

Qualifications:

  • Prior property management/leasing experience preferred in a LIHTC property.
  • Prior customer service and management experience.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with all persons and all incomes. 

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Prior experience in a residential leasing environment is highly preferred.
  • Practical experience with data processing applications.
  • At least three year’s experience in a business office environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with residents, co-workers, other agencies and the general public.
  • Must possess a valid WI motor vehicle operator’s license, a good driving record and demonstrate liability insurance. 

This is a great place to work for the right positive & reliable person!  Competitive Salary.Please email your resume’ to debrad@appletonhousing.org. No phone calls please. 

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Green Bay Botanical Garden:  Development & Membership Coordinator

Position Summary:  The goal of the Development Department is to cultivate resources and relationships to grow and sustain the Garden. The Development and Membership Coordinator is an integral part of the Garden’s team and plays a multifaceted and important role. This position will work closely with the Director of Development to develop priorities and build relationships with new and current donors, members and corporate partners in relation to the Garden’s following development programs: Annual Campaign, Sponsorship and Corporate Partnership Program and Membership Program. 

This position is also responsible for the coordination and oversight of all aspects of the Garden’s membership program. This dynamic position requires strong organizational and communication skills, ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and utilize strategies, creativity, leadership and teamwork to execute member benefits and events involving a membership constituency of 3,600+ member households. Ability to actively plan and recruit new members via Garden events, direct mailings and campaigns, and personal contact is imperative. Develop positive relationships and strategies for maintaining a high percentage of member retention. Building positive and lasting relationships with donors and members is a key component of the position.

Duties - Development:

  1. Work in tandem with Director of Development to develop and implement strategies to evaluate, grow and manage the Annual Campaign, Corporate Sponsorship and Engagement, Corporate and Membership Programs 
  2. Ability to assist with the creation of all Annual Campaign and Sponsorship solicitation letters, post gift and sponsorship acknowledgement letters, membership letters and other development related correspondence 
  3. Update all sponsorship documents and prepare solicitation packets and information 
  4. Assist with implementation of all Sponsorship Benefits 
  5. Assist with post-event sponsor acknowledgements and outreach to key sponsors 
  6. Update all Sponsorship tracking documents 
  7. Provide ad hoc reports to senior management on development activities, sponsorship and prospects 
  8. Perform other duties as assigned

Duties - Membership:

  1. Design and administer membership programs to include membership recruitment campaigns 
  2. Work within Altru database to keep current with member activities 
  3. Guide Development Assistant during renewal process and data entry 
  4. Review, develop and implement all membership benefits 
  5. Develop and implement the Corporate Partner and Preferred Provider Membership program 
  6. As needed, prepare lapsed member report to review and discuss with GBBG staff, board members and membership committee 
  7. Plan and implement Annual Meeting, Garden Party, With the Experts and members-only events including Private Garden Tour, Members Only Tours and others as identified 
  8. Respond to member questions and concerns 
  9. Forecast revenue and analyze membership data 
  10. Identify and serve members’ needs for maximum retention
  11. Keep membership printed materials current. 
  12. In tandem with Director of Development, provide support for Membership Committee’s quarterly meetings. Prepare minutes and reports supporting the Committee Chair and reporting to GBBG Board of Directors 
  13. Participate with the team to carry out staff duties during special and public events to promote membership 
  14. Provide ad hoc reports to senior management on membership and prospects 
  15. Develop and maintain membership budget 
  16. Prepare written communication to members 
  17. Perform other duties as assigned

Education, Experience & Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Previous experience in Fund Development and/or Membership Programs a plus
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, self-initiator and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with ability to exhibit “follow through” on tasks and goals while meeting deadlines
  • An enthusiastic, professional demeanor and positive, can-do attitude with desire to provide excellent customer service to all constituencies
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across departments
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with a sincere desire to serve the public
  • Superior interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Organizational skills, computer skills, including but not limited to database management, MS Office, and general computer knowledge. Knowledge of Altru database a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor and track expenditures against a budget
  • Must be flexible in working hours and environment, as some events are held outdoors, and evening and weekends are required on occasion
  • While position is generally a desk job, there are occasions when standing for up to 4 hours is necessary, and some lifting and hauling of materials up to 20 pounds is required

To Apply:  Email cover letter and resume to info@gbbg.org by June 17, 2019.

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Children's Hospital of Wisconsin:  Project Coordinator - Children & Youth Special Health Care Needs

Position Summary:  Coordinates work around accomplishments of grant objectives and deliverables. Provides trainings, information and referral services, and service coordination to families of children with special health care needs in the area of medical home. Acts as a regional consultant to area health care practices and systems interested in aligning with best-practices in service and care coordination. Supports health system and community initiatives focused on implementation of medical home quality improvement.

Qualifications:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years of related experience, preferably in healthcare, public health, social work or nonprofit agency.
  • Personal and/or professional experience working with or parenting a child with special healthcare needs preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal communication abilities, including effective public speaking experience and excellent writing skills.
  • Demonstrated success cultivating and sustaining partnerships and relationships among diverse organizations or groups preferred.
  • Excellent customer service skills with a strong desire to solve problems and work with others.
  • Self-motivated individual, and simultaneously an enthusiastic and collaborative team member.
  • An understanding of the factors impacting racial and ethnic disparities in health preferred.
  • Knowledge of quality improvement tools and methodologies preferred.
  • Experience with collaborative efforts at the statewide or community level, and understanding of related public policy and system efforts preferred.
  • Knowledge of some of the regional and state resources for CYSHCN 0-21 to include health benefits, Katie Beckett, waivers, educational law, school based services, parent support networks, and community agencies providing a variety of supports to children with special health care needs across southeast Wisconsin.
  • Excellent computer skills and well-versed in the Windows environment, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Some evening and weekend hours required to support outreach and training activities.
  • Regional and statewide travel required.

To Apply:  Please send resume and cover letter to rtysver@chw.org

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St. Mary Catholic Schools:  Director of Business Services

Position Summary:  The Director of Business Services manages all aspects of fiscal services including budgeting, accounting, payroll and financial reporting. In addition, the position oversees the Business Office, Scrip program, Technology Department and Food Services. In this small, non-profit business, the director is the back up for all key positions in the business office and supports the mission of St. Mary Catholic Schools. The Director is responsible for compliance with GAAP and DPI, and prepares monthly financial statements, fund accounting statements for investments and leads the team for school choice financial audits.

General Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for month-end close procedures for SMCS operational accounts; monitor accounts and budget goals; documentation for audits.
  • Prepares month-end review of volunteer-driven activity accounts; distribute reports to staff and volunteer leaders who work with accounts.
  • Prepares month-end review of donations and investment accounts; reconciles with Advancement software Results Plus; assures proper fund accounting procedures are followed, reports prepared and distributed according to established guidelines
  • Works closely with Human Resources on compensation and benefit programs; assists with the staffing budget, contract preparation, benefit management and audit oversight.
  • Works closely with Advancement team to provide support for all fundraisers. Organizes technology and business software staffing for school fundraising activities.
  • Prepares annual budgets and takes lead in the annual financial reporting to the Finance Committee and Board of Trustees.
  • Member of the SMCS Foundation Board; prepares reports as requested.
  • Member of the SMCS Leadership team; provides support and ideas for maximizing financial resources for administrators, other staff leaders, donors and volunteers.
  • Assists with financial, school choice and foundation audits.  Works with departments to assure compliance requirements.
  • Oversees and supports various business software options such as Greater Giving, Pay Pal, Sign-up Genius and Square for activities and fundraisers throughout the system.
  • Responsible for implementing and documenting policies and procedures; looks for ways to streamline processes and improve efficiencies.
  • Oversees management of support functions related to payroll, accounts payable/receivable, bank reconciliations, Scrip, and tuition services.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in accounting, finance or related field
  • 5+ years relevant experience with demonstrated management experience , non-profit setting a plus
  • Ability to work as part of a team, fostering open communication and continuous quality improvement
  • Possess an excellent consultative approach to management with sound experience in planning and organizational skills and able to meet critical deadlines
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office and other accounting software. Great Plains knowledge is a plus.
  • Demonstrated sound experience in managing a multi-disciplinary team with the proven ability to apply leadership and team building skills with the emphasis on establishing and maintaining staff motivation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of budgeting and accounting practices preferably in a non-profit setting.
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to analyze financial data including the creation of spreadsheets, explaining variances, identifying issues and making appropriate recommendations
  • Proven problem solving skills; understands workflow, systems and importance of sustainable solutions
  • Ability to create synergy in a donor/volunteer environment where exceptional communication, cooperation, flexibility, proactive thinking and constant process improvement is expected
  • Demonstrates a strong customer-service mindset for both internal and external customers 

Christian Commitment:

  • Role model and witness to a Christian lifestyle
  • Promote a positive, charitable spirit and nurture a Christian environment within the school community.

To Apply:  Please send resume along with a cover letter to Chelsey Kind, Human Resources Generalist, at ckind@smcatholicschools.org

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Fox Valley Literacy:  Volunteer Recruitment & Communications Specialist

Position Summary:  Volunteer Recruitment & Communications Specialist assists in setting and guiding the strategy for all communications to consistently articulate Fox Valley Literacy’s mission, vision, and values. The Volunteer Recruitment & Communications Specialist works closely with colleagues as the communications leader on a variety of program matters and to ensure volunteer recruitment and donor engagement practices that serve Fox Valley Literacy in reaching its mission.

Qualifications: 

  • Success in developing and implementing communications strategies and volunteer recruitment
  • Previous communications experience, ideally in a nonprofit setting
  • Proficiency in Hmong, French, Kinyarwanda, or Spanish is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Public Relations, or related field (preferred)
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations in the service area of Outagamie, Waupaca, and northern Calumet and Winnebago Counties

Skills:

  • Practice multi-cultural competencies in all areas of work
  • Ability to handle client interviews with care
  • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of initiatives concurrently
  • High energy self-starter who works well independently and on a team
  • Ability to work with people of all backgrounds
  • Public speaking and facilitation skills
  • Strong computer skills, including database management and graphic software 

Areas of Responsibilities:

  • Build a network of reliable volunteers, donors and other engaged community members
  • Increase positive awareness of Fox Valley Literacy and building support for its programs
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate the annual communications and volunteer recruitment plans
  • Write, edit and develop engaging content for print publications and online platforms
  • Respond to public questions and information requests via email, phone and social media
  • Assist with Fox Valley Literacy fundraising events Interact with adult learners, volunteers, staff, donors, and others to gather information and create, design and write stories for publication
  • Ensure that print and electronic collateral are consistent, and that new information is posted regularly
  • Develop, build, and manage media contacts and build strong relationships with media representatives
  • Work with the Program & Administrative Assistant to maintain volunteer and donor databases
  • Conduct presentations to groups of prospective volunteers
  • Coordinate volunteer and student recognition Other duties as assigned Nights and weekends may be required

The full time Volunteer Recruitment & Communications Specialist position offers competitive compensation and will average around 40 hours per week, Monday-Thursday. Benefits include 3 weeks of paid vacation, flexible hours, earned sick leave, and paid holidays. 

To Apply:  Please send resume and cover letter to Nik Shier at nshier@fvlc.net.

Fox Valley Literacy is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination in employment (whether paid staff or volunteer) based on race, color, sex, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, national origin, ancestry or disability.

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Fox Valley Literacy:  Adult Literacy Program Specialist

Position Summary:  The position assists in the coordination and delivery of English Language Learning and Adult Basic Education services. The position helps coordinate all aspects of the English Language Learning and Adult Education programs, including learner recruitment, evaluations, matching learners with tutors, and on-going support of the matched pairs. The position also provides support necessary in the daily operations of Fox Valley Literacy. The Adult Literacy Specialist works as part of a team with other staff and volunteers to help carry out the mission of Fox Valley Literacy.

Qualifications:

  • High school education required; Bachelor’s degree in Education, ELL or TESOL, or a related field is preferred.
  • Previous experience in English Language Learning or Adult Basic Education is preferred. 
  • Proficiency in Hmong, French, Kinyarwanda, or Spanish is preferred.

Skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Distinctive record of accomplishment incorporating diverse perspectives in teaching, scholarship, and/or outreach
  • Experience working in multicultural environments
  • Experience with a wide variety of teaching methods
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Team player with an ability to support the work of others
  • Ability to successfully work with and motivate learners and tutors
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain a professional manner under pressure
  • Proficient computer skills including databases and spreadsheets
  • Fluency in English and knowledge of English grammar

Responsibilities:

  • Greet and direct guests and phone calls
  • Maintain databases and spreadsheets for literacy programing
  • Prepare periodic reports
  • Schedule and supervise program volunteers
  • Assist in the recruitment of adult English language and basic education learners for one-to-one tutoring and small classroom instruction
  • Conduct learner intakes, evaluations, matching, follow-up, and support
  • Assist with special events and trainings.
  • Evenings and weekends may be required
  • Other duties as needed

The part time (20 hours) Adult Literacy Program Specialist position offers competitive compensation and will average around 20 hours per week, Monday-Thursday. Benefits include 3 weeks of paid vacation, flexible hours, earned sick leave, and paid holidays.

To Apply:  Please send resume and cover letter to Nik Shier at nshier@fvlc.net.

Fox Valley Literacy is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination in employment (whether paid staff or volunteer) based on race, color, sex, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, national origin, ancestry or disability.​

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Appleton A Better Chance:  Resident Director

Position Summary:  You will be responsible for directly leading a group of talented high school students ages 13-18, from around the country as they grow in their educational experience in the Appleton Area School District under the direction of a Board of Directors.  This is a live-in position that brings great personal reward and responsibility as you assist these young men down their futures path.  Your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist students in establishing personal goals and expectations
  • Interview, hire and directly supervise tutors and cooks
  • Maintain a standard of conduct among students and staff which reflects a basic respect for the integrity of the ABC program
  • Support and maintain relationships with the community and supervise everyday household responsibilities for the general safety and well-being of the students during their time with the program, while under your supervision.

Details/Wage:

This unique position allows and encourages work outside of the Director responsibility, as long as it does not interfere with your duties as Director. Compensation for the position is room and board for the year.  Cable and internet will be provided at no charge, and the Resident Director will also receive a monthly stipend set by the Executive Committee.

Experience/Ability:

The ideal candidate or candidates (couple) will:

Have a strong established background of working directly with youth and have diverse multicultural experiences. 

Have a bachelor’s degree in a related field or significant equivalent and relevant working experience

Have the desire and ability to represent a long standing Appleton area program that has many ties too local schools, organizations and events

Be detailed oriented, organized and proactive

Be able to work within the following framework:

  • Board of Directors structure & policies
  • Act in the role of parent surrogate in all matters relating to the health, welfare, and activities of students
  • Interview, hire and directly supervise a small staff
  • Coordinate host family program
  • Household bookkeeping, record keeping and accounting
  • Submit students reports to Board of Director and families.

To Apply: Please submit your resume by June 21, 2019 to Curt Lauderdale, ABC Student Affairs Committee, at appletonabc@gmail.com.

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Fox Valley Literacy:  Executive Director

See full job description here: http://www.fvlc.net/Job-Opportunities-.html

Position Summary:  Fox Valley Literacy is a privately funded not-for-profit community agency that provides free literacy services to adults in the Fox Cities region of Northeast Wisconsin. Our staff and trained volunteers work in one-to-one and group settings with clients looking to improve their English language proficiency so they can pursue additional education, increase their employment potential or otherwise improve their overall quality of life. We are seeking an Executive Director to help us continue to fulfill our mission and serve as a valued community partner. This person will be responsible for the successful leadership and operational management of the organization in support of our strategic plan. The primary responsibilities of this position include: 

  • Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of Fox Valley Literacy
  • Lead fund-raising, grant writing, and general financial operations necessary for sustainability and growth
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with major sources of funding, including corporate donors, individual donors, and grant sources
  • Participate with the Board of Directors in developing and maintaining a strategic plan consistent with the organization’s mission, vision, and values that helps provide direction for the organization 
  • Develop an operational plan that supports the strategic plan, ensuring that all programs and services reflect industry “best practices”
  • Foster a supportive organizational culture that encourages teamwork and collaboration while reflecting the mission, vision, and values of the organization
  • Review existing policies as needed and recommend changes to the Board as appropriate
  • Serve as a professional adviser to the Board of Directors and Board Committees on all aspects of the organization's activities; assist in the preparation of Board meeting agenda topics and supporting materials
  • Serve as a member of the Executive Committee

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience:

  • At least 5 years related experience with progressive responsibility in a not-for-profit organization, preferably with volunteer workers, including demonstrated leadership and management effectiveness.

Education:

  • University degree or equivalent in a related field.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Leadership style that promotes collaboration, support, and empowerment
  • Ability to work effectively with others (internally and externally) to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that reflect organizational priorities and enhance performance
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to create and maintain a responsible fiscal plan/budget
  • Capacity to ensure that their own behavior and that of others is consistent with ethical and legal standards and aligns with the values of the organization Knowledge of applicable Federal/State/local laws, including as related to human resources and accounting procedures
  • Proficiency in the use of computers related to word processing, financial management, e-mail, and Internet
  • Understanding of social media; use and effectiveness
  • Flexibility to work offsite and non-standard hours, depending on the needs of the organization (expected average schedule is 40 hours/week)
  • Knowledge/proficiency in either Spanish or Hmong language desired but not required.

Indicators of Success:

  • Personal commitment to inclusivity
  • Successful grant writing experience
  • Positive and upbeat personality
  • Personal commitment to transparency
  • Willingness to take risks
  • Ability to own mistakes and grow from them Ability to make and maintain community relations

Compensation:

The starting annual salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.  Paid time off includes vacation, holidays and a winter holiday season hiatus.

To apply, please submit a detailed cover letter and resume electronically to:

Fox Valley Literacy

Executive Director Search Committee

kolbc@fvtc.edu

In order to receive full consideration application materials must be received no later than June 14, 2019. No travel or relocation expenses will be reimbursed. Final candidate must successfully complete criminal background check.

Fox Valley Literacy is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination in employment (whether paid staff or volunteer) based on race, color, sex, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, national origin, ancestry or disability.

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Rawhide, Inc.:  Residential/Outpatient Therapist

Position Summary:  Rawhide, Inc. is looking to add three full-time clinical therapists, who will primarily work out of our Fox Valley, Green Bay, and Fond Du Lac locations providing both IOP services and day treatment services, as well as providing services in our new London location for residential and group home clients, and will be needed some evenings. 

This clinical therapist role is responsible for promoting and providing therapeutic services to individuals, at risk youth, couples, families, and groups. 

Responsibilities:  The responsibilities of the position include: providing psychosocial assessments, diagnoses, treatment plans and discharge plans; counseling individuals, families, and groups; maintaining client records; and marketing/developing Rawhide’s clinical and day treatment programs. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social work, counseling, or related field 
  • Insurance billable status (licensed in the state of WI as LPC, LCSW, or LMFT) 
  • Experience in diagnosing and treating a wide array of mental health issues, including adolescent issues 
  • Ability to provide quality individual, group and family therapy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong team orientation
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Strong computer skills

To apply, contact Jim Eckstein, Talent Acquisition Specialist, at  jeckstein@rawhide.org.

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Green Bay Botanical Garden:  Special Events Coordinator

Position Summary:  Special Events Coordinator is responsible for planning, organizing, and executing public events for Green Bay Botanical Garden in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. This position will strive to generate revenue through all assigned public events and arranges all aspects of public events.

Job Duties:

  • Manages all aspects of planning, implementing and physically executing events.
  • Manages within expense budgets and develop events that drive stated revenue numbers.
  • Arranges all aspects of public events including but not limited to: developing creative details, site mapping, managing event budgets, security, technical arrangements, coordinating vendors and volunteer plan.
  • Responsible for creating, updating and managing vendor agreements.
  • Works with vendors and suppliers to coordinate their participation in events.
  • Updates event content for marketing of assigned events.
  • Oversees cash management plans for assigned events and coordinates with accounting.
  • Works with all departments to assure highest quality experience for all visitors.
  • Works closely with volunteer services to identify volunteer needs and manage all volunteer training for managed events.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Performs other duties as requested.

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s or Associates Degree and 3 years of event coordination experience.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and/or other database programs.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills required.
  • Excellent organizational skills and extreme attention to detail plus customer service.
  • Ability to manage and organize multiple events/priorities at same time.
  • Able to work as a team, yet be the lead in handling challenging situations during an event.
  • Standing 4 or more hours; some lifting and hauling of materials up to 30 pounds is required.
  • Must be flexible in working hours and environment. Working evenings and weekends to assist with events.
  • Must have a vehicle.

To apply:  Email cover letter and resume to kbehling@goodwillncw.org.

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Goodwill NCW:  FISC Satellite Counselor

Job Location: FVTC Riverside Campus, Oshkosh, WI 

Summary: Join our Goodwill family as a FISC Financial Wellness Center Counselor, where you will live out our mission of Elevating People by Eliminating Barriers to Employment. While receiving leadership support from the FISC Leader of Counseling Services, the Financial Wellness Center Counselor will oversee the operation of and programs offered in the Financial Wellness Centers that FISC operates. This position also ensures that all activities are performed in a manner that is consistent with the mission, vision, values and brand of Goodwill. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • The Financial Wellness Center Counselor will oversee the operation of the Financial Wellness Center office by making day-to-day decisions to maintain a positive relationship with the educational institution that we serve.
  • The Financial Wellness Center Counselor will help to improve the lives of people in the community by assisting students with financial issues, including analyzing financial situations and recommending alternatives, teaching credit and money-management skills, working with creditors and referring clients to other community resources.
  • The Financial Wellness Center Counselor will establish and nurture a network of contacts with financial institutions, human-services providers and other creditors in the community while working with the FISC Leader of Counseling Services in contacting local funding sources to support the satellite budget.

Whom I Serve: 

  • Students: Helpful financial advice, coaching and motivation for empowerment to make financial behavior changes, professional manners and dependability. 
  • FISC Team: Participation in team decisions, action and accountability for assigned responsibilities, support and encouragement of team member work. 
  • Goodwill NCW: Represent Goodwill in a professional manner and promote Goodwill in the communities we serve. 
  • Funders (Community Foundation, United Way, NFCC, etc.):Professional financial counseling and coaching services and reporting of outcomes. 
  • FISC Leader of Counseling Services: Assist with oversight of the satellite office and decision-making that maintains a positive relationship with the communities we serve. 

Outcomes of My Work: 

  • High satisfaction on participant surveys from financial counseling and financial education presentations. Assist in marketing efforts that support FISC as the number one provider of financial counseling and education in our service area.
  • Attend team meetings and demonstrate positive interactions with teammates.
  • Client outcomes are recorded and reported to funders; required standards are met.
  • Positive satisfaction from community surveys.

How I Will Be Safe: 

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment or community location with extensive interpersonal contact and frequent interruptions.
  • Primary functions require sufficient physical ability & mobility to work in an office setting; to sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally bend, kneel, reach, twist, lift, carry, push, pull light to moderate amounts of weight.
  • Operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer.
  • Travel to other locations using various modes of private and commercial transportation.
  • Communicate to exchange information, accomplish goals, and get needs and responsibilities met.

What I Must Bring: 

  • A minimum of an Associate Degree in related field required.
  • A four-year college degree is preferred.
  • Extensive personal finance knowledge is necessary; a financial  counseling background is preferred.  
  • In-depth knowledge of personal finance, money management and alternatives available to individuals and   families with large outstanding debts; understanding of budgets and financial statements.
  • Certification as a Consumer Credit Counselor within 6 months of hire.
  • Previous experience with student loan debt management preferred.
  • Previous experience in public relations and/or fundraising experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of general financial planning concepts and tax issues is desired.
  • Experience of at least an intermediate to high level of competency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, and software used by collaborating agencies is required.
  • Knowledge of community resources and experience with nonprofit organizations is desired. 

About Goodwill NCW:

With more than 1,400 positions across our 35-county region – and with our growth – there are always openings. Goodwill of North Central Wisconsin is one of four companies in the nation to be honored with a Platinum Well Workplace Award from the Wellness Council of America, which recognizes our commitment to wellness in the workplace. Discover if Goodwill NCW is a good fit with you. Come join us. We are engaged, and we are passionate - the work that we do is part of a bigger picture where we are dedicated to achieving our mission of Elevating People. 

We believe in equal employment opportunities for all team members and applicants for employment and will offer reasonable accommodation in the employment process for individuals with disabilities or other barriers to employment. As you go through our selection process, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact the leader at your local Goodwill location if you are in need of assistance. 

Salary/Benefit Notes: Our full-time team members (30 hours or more per week) are eligible for the following benefits: 

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance plan
  • Optional dependent life insurance
  • Domestic partner benefits
  • Short- and long-term disability plans
  • Flexible spending plan
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time-off benefits
  • Team member assistance program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Educational assistance program
  • Team member discount card

Apply by clicking on the link below:

https://secure.jobappnetwork.com/apply/c_gdw/FISC-Financial-Wellness-Center-Counselor-job-Menasha-WI-US-3070960.html#s

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NAMI Fox Valley:  Iris Place Peer Companion Overnight Shift

NAMI Fox Valley is the Fox Valley based affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The agency works to support and empower everyone touched by mental illness, to eliminate stigma, and to nurture recovery through more than two dozen education, support, advocacy, and outreach programs. We envision a community, free of stigma that supports and promotes mental health and recovery.

The agency’s Iris Place Peer Run Respite program (“Iris Place”), which is funded primarily through a contract with the State of Wisconsin, provides a safe and welcoming environment with an opportunity for individuals experiencing emotional distress or crisis to grow and change through the support of others with lived experience. Iris Place’s 5-bedroom peer run respite center is run by and for individuals who identify with lived experience with mental health and/or substance use challenges. The program provides 24/7 peer support, linkages to community resources, and improved outcomes and quality of life for callers and guests.

Primary Responsibility and Accountability:

Peer Companions provide peer support to guests and callers through sharing of their own lived experience with mental health challenges and/or substance abuse. Peer Companion Subs will be responsible for supporting peers with crisis prevention and diversion from hospitalization, ensuring a safe and welcoming environment for guests and those who call by phone, providing one-on-one and group peer support, complying with all policies and procedures, providing linkages to community resources and utilizing their lived experience to support the needs and wants of guests and callers. Other tasks which may include household chores and office duties are expected as well.

Major Position Functions:

Peer Companions also are responsible for the following:

  • Providing peer support and advocacy including guest screening, registration and checkout procedures.
  • Being knowledgeable about the various programs and services offered by NAMI Fox Valley, as well as other programs and services in the community.
  • Utilizing active listening skills to assist peers in accessing and connecting with community resources and working toward their Wellness Vision and goals/wants/needs for their stay.
  • Following and maintaining the values of Iris Place as well as policies and procedures.
  • Maintaining accurate records of activities, including outcomes data.
  • Complete tasks assigned to shift according to schedule.

Shift Coverage:

The individual in this position typically will be responsible for covering 3 eight-hour shifts per week (may include weekends and holidays), typically the 8 pm-4 am shift. The individual also will be responsible for attending weekly staff meetings and other meetings and trainings. The individual also may be asked to cover additional peer companion shifts as the need arises. 

Qualifications: 

  • Identify with lived experience with mental health challenges and/or substance abuse and be willing to utilize their lived experience in peer support.
  • Possess deep knowledge and experience with peer support. Certification as a Peer Specialist preferred.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 15 pounds.

 Preferred (NOT required) Peer Support Experience: 

  • Peer Specialist Certification
  • Recovery Coach Training Certificate
  • Emotional CPR
  • Intentional Peer Support
  • Mental health or substance userecovery support group facilitation
  • Alternative Support / Healthy Living Trainers 

Values:

Iris Place is values-based, and there is an expectation that staff, volunteers and guests will hold the values of the space. Peer Companions are expected to fully understand and uphold the values of Iris Place. 

Our Values:

  • We believe that healing happens in relationships.
  • We believe in hope and that recovery is possible for everyone.
  • We believe in respect for self and others.
  • We believe in creating a space that is welcome and healing.

To Apply:  Please submit a cover letter and resume to Paula Verrett, NAMI Fox Valley Iris Place Program Director, at paula@namifoxvalley.org. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. We hope to place someone in this role by mid-June.

NAMI Fox Valley is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions at NAMI Fox Valley are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, family or parental status. NAMI Fox Valley values diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

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Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley, Inc.:  Wellness Screen Clinician

We are seeking a full-time (0.75 FTE) Wellness Screen Clinician to join our professional team. The position will have some travelling requirements between our Menasha home office and school districts in the Fox Valley area. 

Position Summary:  The Clinician reports directly to the Screening Site Coordinator. In collaboration with Case Managers and Screening Site Coordinator, the Clinician oversees and participates in daily screening activities at assigned school sites. The Clinician is responsible for effectively communicating with parents, students and school staff, and other Clinicians as necessary. The Clinician is responsible for their assigned schools’ screening calendars and recording/reporting necessary information to the Wellness Screen Program Director and school staff regularly throughout the school year. 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct follow-up interviews with youth and parents of students who have been identified through the screening process as having a possible emotional or behavioral concern in accordance with the report process.
  • Provide recommendation for referrals to resources for connection.
  • Provide case management to students and families and connect them to a referral source and/or additional resources as necessary.
  • Deliver program presentations for students, parents, and school staff within designated school sites.
  • Administer the screening tool and setup for delivery of screening process at each assigned school site.
  • Contribute knowledge and expertise to our newsletter and marketing opportunities as they come available.
  • Maintain an open line of communication with youth, parents, and school staff in order to efficiently address emergencies.
  • Provide communication to school sites regularly regarding outcome trends within the screening process in order to provide necessary supports, if applicable.
  • Adhere to best practice of HIPAA and FERPA regulations at all times.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Independent experience assessing youth for symptoms of mental illness/emotional health concerns and suicide risk is required.
  • Well versed in the mental health resources available in the community.
  • Persistent follow through to see that families are connected to recommended resources.
  • Ability to problem solve in the moment and perform at high level of independence.
  • Ability to remain calm during times of crisis and follow proper protocol for urgent evaluations.
  • Familiarity with Windows-based operating systems.
  • Familiarity with school based mental health screening.
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate difficult information in a confident and compassionate manner.
  • Excellent organization skills with attention to detail.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling or human services related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in a mental health setting.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in providing case management.
  • Must be flexible to work some evenings to connect with families.
  • Experience in crisis intervention preferred.
  • Experience using DSM-5 (or most current version) criterion for assessing youth.
  • Must be willing to travel to various school sites in the Fox Valley area.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and FERPA regulations.
  • An appreciation of the integration of spirituality and faith in relationships with colleagues and families.
  • Samaritan Counseling Center was founded in 1970 and currently located in Menasha, WI. We specialize in integrating spirituality and faith in psychotherapy. Samaritan Counseling Center views your spirit as integral to your emotional healing and growth. 

To apply:  Please submit your resume on our careers page at https://samaritan-counseling.com/careers/

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Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity:  Project Manager-Rehab/Home Repair Emphasis

Purpose: To schedule, develop floor plans, scopes of work and estimates for rehab and home repair projects and provide periodic onsite construction oversight of rehab, home repair, new construction and Rock the Block projects, utilizing volunteer labor and materials to produce quality workmanship in a safe, affordable manner while complying with established processes and schedules.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of the strategy for the construction department.
  • Makes decisions regarding rehab and home repair operations, keeping Director of Construction and Real Estate informed and seeking advice as needed.
  • Provide a written scope of work with a full set of estimates and floor plan (when appropriate) for rehab and home repair projects as well as any other assigned projects.
  • Prepare material lists, purchase and return materials as needed.
  • Work with local code officials on permitted projects.
  • Work with Volunteer and Family Services Directors to ensure partner families are productively involved in the construction process.
  • Schedule, assign volunteers, direct and monitor the progress of construction activities, including subcontractor work, ensuring that all work is completed on time.
  • Notify Director of Construction and Real Estate, and others as needed, in writing, of any problems or deviations from schedule.
  • Ensure quality of construction by monitoring work site activities and addressing quality issues through feedback and training.
  • Prepare punch list and assign tasks for project completion.
  • Oversee complete clean-up of work site at the end of each work day, ensuring that the work site, supplies and equipment are safely and securely stored.
  • Address call-back issues and resolve with homeowner and contractor as needed.
  • Ensure routine maintenance of HFH-assigned vehicle and all tools and equipment.
  • Enforce safety at all times including: use of safety equipment, verify parental permission for minors and enforce age restrictions on activities, secure houses, conduct visual inspections on the use of safety harnesses, lanyards and tie off points per OSHA safety requirements.
  • Correct any non-compliant use.
  • Ensure that all documentation and procedures involved with an accident or incident investigation onsite are followed.
  • Remain current on lead, mold, asbestos and any other relevant hazardous material regulations and requirements and ensure training and compliance.
  • When requested by Director of Construction and Real Estate, monitor HFH owned properties to ensure that (1) the property is maintained according to municipality ordinances, and (2) safety issues are addressed.
  • Manage the budget for specific projects or programs under this position’s purview.
  • Work collaboratively with the management team and staff to maintain a positive, supportive and mission focused work culture.
  • Cultivate a culture of safety by ensuring and insisting that all safety procedures are adhered to by volunteers, donors, contractors and staff.
  • Oversee and maintain daily volunteer assignments while providing training, supervision and evaluation of construction volunteers in a positive and affirming manner.
  • Develop strong, positive and lasting relationships with staff and volunteers.
  • Represent the organization to vendors, donors and the community, primarily on program-specific duties.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Specialized knowledge and competencies in home repair, home rehabilitation, residential construction, the uniform building code and volunteer management.
  • Able to lift up to 75 pounds on a periodic basis.
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Lead Safe Renovation, OSHA Competent Person and Dwelling Contractor Qualifier Certification, First Aid and CPR (provided by HFH).
  • Continuing Education hours are required to be current and up to date.
  • Strong analytical ability, reliability and thoroughness.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Superior time management and organizational skills, with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn and work independently in an unstructured environment and as a team player.
  • Ability to establish effective internal and external working relationships.
  • Ability to work diplomatically with others to discuss and resolve problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple and changing projects, deadlines and priorities.
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills which must be effective and courteous, requiring high integrity when dealing with a broad array of backgrounds.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office projects. 

Email resumes to amyp@foxcitieshabitat.org

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.:  Vocational Peer Specialist

Are you searching for a rewarding career helping others and working for a company that makes a difference in our community? If so, we have the job for you. Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. is accepting applications for a part-time Vocational Peer Specialist at our Outreach Center in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Job Duties:

The Vocational Peer Specialist is responsible for providing direct peer-to-peer support and advocacy to individuals receiving Individual Placement and Support (IPS) services. Main job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assists with building social skills in the community and teaching self-advocacy skills all to support success within the workplace and in the community.
  • Shares personal recovery experiences and develops authentic peer-to-peer relationships
  • Informs consumers about community and natural supports and how to utilize these in the recovery process.
  • Attends mental health treatment team meetings and IPS unit meetings.
  • Works with consumers to develop and achieve goals focusing on employment and education.
  • Helps consumers consider disclosing a disability (or other personal information) to employers and whether to ask for an accommodation.
  • Engages consumers who are new to the IPS program or may have missed appointments.
  • Trains consumers on how to access and utilize available transportation options.
  • Assists consumers in gathering identification documentation for employment.
  • Completes job applications and developing resumes alongside consumers.
  • Provides on-the-job supports for consumers.
  • Assists consumers in retaining community employment through the use of problem solving techniques, recovery coaching, motivational interviewing, and symptom management strategies. 

Qualifications:

Certified Peer Specialist. Willingness to share personal experiences. High school diploma/GED. Experience working with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness, experience providing employment services, and knowledge of the work world are preferred. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment. Demonstrated common sense, judgment, communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality. 

Please apply via our website at www.vpind.com/careers

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Appleton Housing Authority: Maintenance Technician

 The Appleton Housing Authority is seeking an experienced Maintenance person to join our successful property management team. 

Candidates should have a minimum of 3-5 plus years of hands-on experience in apartment maintenance.  Essential duties include obtaining contractor bids, routine maintenance repairs, drywall repairs, minor HVAC, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, grounds keeping, snow-plow truck experience, equipment maintenance, and the ability to lift heavy objects & operate a variety of power and manual tools.  Must have excellent communication skills, a good attitude, be pro-active, a team player but able to work independently.  Maintaining great communication with property managers, tenants and other staff.  Proficiency in working with hand held devices (smartphones) and electronic work order systems.  Must possess strong motivation to get the job done right. 

The ideal candidate will have a well rounded and proven knowledge of residential building preventative maintenance practices.  Must be computer literate and have a valid driver license with a good driving record. This opportunity is a full-time position with a full range of benefits offered and a competitive salary. 

Send Resume’ with references to: D. Dillenberg, c/o Appleton Housing Authority 925 W. Northland Ave. Appleton, WI 54914  or email at debrad@appletonhousing.org    Equal Employment Opportunity

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Crossways Camping Ministries: Registration Manager

Position Purpose: To manage all registration, retreat contracting, registration-related communications and related data reporting for Crossways Camping Ministries.

Crossways Mission and Vision: Crossways Camping Ministries is focused on bringing people together in Christ so lives are changed and communities enhanced. This mission is accomplished by a commitment to providing year-round, quality, faith-empowered discovery.

Position Overview: The Registration Manager position is a full-time Monday-Friday position and is primarily responsible for scheduling all camp programs and retreat groups and overseeing the registration of all camp participants at the three Crossways camps.  The Registration Manager serves as the primary communication link between the Camp Directors and the administrative office and serves as data manager for all records relating to camper/attendee participation and camp usage.

Essential Job Functions: 

Registration-related responsibilities

  • Set up and maintain Campwise registration software and train staff on its use
  • Receive and process registrations for summer programs (confirmation camp, youth camp, and family camp), as well as for Crossways programmed retreats and special events such as Bus Tours, the annual Crossways GALA, and other events as needed

Data Reporting responsibilities:

  • Maintain data on camp utilization and registrations in Campwise and do periodic data cleanup
  • Update dashboards and spreadsheet reports for staff meetings or as required
  • Provide month-end data to the Business & HR Manager on retreat invoicing/payment activity and online canteen deposit activity

Retreat-related responsibilities:

  • Respond to requests for information and availability of camp facilities for private retreats
  • Schedule all bookings for facility usage for private retreats
  • Prepare and send contracts for private retreat group bookings and record payments

Payment-related responsibilities:

  • Invoice, record, and acknowledge all payments related to registrations, camper fees, private retreat groups, Day Camp and online camp store deposits
  • Communicate with parties who are overdue on payments to ensure collection

Scheduling-related responsibilities:

  • Assist Camp Directors in developing master schedule of summer programs and retreats
  • Set up, maintain, and train for proper use of the Google master calendars and coordinate calendar planning and updates

Communication responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and execute electronic communications including Constant Contact emails, e-news blasts, web site updates, and other media as needed oAssist the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and committees with implementing other communications as needed, including coordination of appeal mailings throughout the year
  • Under direction of the Executive Director, make arrangements for the Annual Meeting, coordinate the production of the Annual Report, send out required communications in advance of the meeting, and serve as the day-of, on-site coordinator for the event

Administrative responsibilities:

  • Open and distribute office mail and answer and respond to general phone, email and in-person inquiries
  • Prepare and distribute staff meeting agendas and serve as meeting leader
  • Administer rights and security for Dropbox accounts and train staff on proper usage
  • Serve as the liaison with outside IT company for needed service or other IT assistance
  • Analyze and make recommendations regarding software/hardware needs and office processes
  • Participate in staff, board, and other meetings and special events as directed by the Executive Director
  • Other duties and expectations as assigned at the discretion of the Executive Director.

Relationships:

  • Reports to the Business & HR Manager
  • Works closely with the Executive Director, Business & HR Manager and the Administrative Assistant to ensure the effective operation of the administrative office
  • Has direct relationships with the Camp Directors, congregation leaders, retreat group leaders, parents of campers, and the general public

Qualifications:

  • Degree or certification in office administration or related field, or possesses a minimum of three years’ experience working in office administration or data management. Non-profit administration experience is a plus.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Excel for database creation, management, and data reporting (testing may be required); experience with customer management software or Campwise is desirable
  • Demonstrated experience and willingness to learn new registration software; position is very software-driven, so applicant must be comfortable navigating and learning new software
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word and Gmail/Google Calendar •Strong ability to problem-solve as it relates to scheduling and ability to work independently
  • Strong ability and comfort level in communicating effectively with a wide variety of constituent groups
  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks in an active office environment
  • Willingness to support the mission of Crossways Lutheran Camping Ministries
  • Excellent phone and customer service skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills

Physical Criteria:

A qualified candidate is one who is able, with or without accommodations, to:

  • Lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally (file boxes, primarily)
  • Endure sitting, standing and moving for long periods of time (60 minutes or more)
  • Identify and respond quickly to sounds, including those relating to the telephone or doorbell, as well as normal environmental and other hazards typical of an office environment

Salary: Pay and benefits are commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes paid vacation, sick time, holidays, health insurance, retirement plan, etc.

Application Process: To apply, email a cover letter and resume to Lindy@crosswayscamps.org. Your cover letter should reference your experience in the essential job functions for this position.

*Crossways Camping Ministries is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. We celebrate God’s diverse creation and are committed to an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra: Director of Development 

The FVSO is seeking qualified candidates to join our team as a full-time Development Director. This individual helps to build the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra’s capacity for future growth through the planning an implementation of all fundraising activities, including annual giving, corporate sponsorships, planned giving, capital campaigns, special event sponsorships, grant applications and new initiatives. 

For a complete job description visit our website at www.foxvalleysymphony.com/about-us/employment/.

To apply, please submit your resume (or CV) with cover letter describing your interest, relevant qualifications and a list of three professional references to: Development Director Search - info@foxvalleysymphony.com

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Northeast Regional Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs: Project Coordinator - 1.0 FTE 

Provides trainings, information and referral services, and service coordination to families of children with special health care needs in the area of medical home. Acts as a regional consultant to area health care practices and systems interested in aligning with best-practices in service and care coordination. Supports health system and community initiatives focused on implementation of medical home quality improvement.  

Apply Here - https://chw.org/careers/search-jobs-and-apply  Search Job ID - 31742

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Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass: Building and Grounds Custodian 

Building and Grounds Custodian at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass Summary Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass seeks to build its team with staff who will maintain our standards of excellence and dedication to our guests and exhibitions. The Building and Grounds Custodian performs regularly scheduled cleaning and building skilled maintenance of a varied nature that includes oversight of safety and security; repairing and maintaining the building, fixtures, machinery, and electrical equipment; and assists with installing and de-installing exhibitions, also performs grounds upkeep and related work as required. Employees at this level receive regular instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise.  In addition to overall facility maintenance, this position is responsible for safety and security with some public contact in patrolling the building to monitor the galleries and public safety as schedule allows. Periodically assists in circulating the entire building during open hours to deter theft and vandalism; document building needs.  Hourly, Part time up to 20 hours/week, some weekends. 

Job Duties: Opens and closes the building as necessary. Performs custodial work in the care of the facility and maintains a regular cleaning schedule Oversees the contracted services for HVAC systems, elevator, and security. Performs routine and preventative maintenance on various building components, machinery, electrical systems, plumbing, HVAC units, boilers, compressors, motors, and air handling units. Cuts grass, trims bushes, applies fertilizers, and cleans grounds of litter and other yard work. Snow and ice removal, particularly on public traffic paths. Light remodels and repairs of existing facilities for gallery modifications or exterior repairs: using carpentry, masonry, plumbing, and electrical skills and ability to effectively use tools necessary to perform the same. Creates and maintains the budget for building maintenance. Submits cost estimates for remodeling to supervisor and coordinates with outside contractors as authorized. Prepares and paints walls, floors, ceilings, furniture, trim and equipment and minor repairs. Designs and builds items as simple museum furniture for exhibits using hand and power tools. Assembles and repairs office equipment such as but not limited to desks, tables, and shelves. Orders all supplies for completion of the work. Maintains code and safety standards for a public facility. Oversees and monitors the security and public safety needs for the building inside and outside.  

Essential Skills: A high school diploma or equivalent is required; preferably supplemented by technical trade courses; or any equivalent experience. Proficient in the use of hand, power tools and diagnostic equipment. Comfortable with a computer to budget, inventory of supplies, search of equipment, creating requests, cost estimates, etc. Personal: Possess a high degree of personal integrity. Communicates effectively. Mathematical Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, budget supplies, handle contracts, estimates. Conscientious with attention to detail. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Driver’s license, possibly certified as a boiler operator. Desirable: CPR/AED training. Bonding and insurability requirements as per the museum’s policies and insurance carrier.

Environment & Working Conditions: Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass is an equal opportunity employer professionally accredited by AAM. Staff collaboration is part of the culture. Duties of this job require the employee to move throughout the 3-story building and operate a variety of equipment. Specific vision abilities required.  

Position Measurements: Accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail Timeliness, ability to meet deadlines, ability to communicate and work well with others Ability to anticipate repair needs and plan for implementation. Self-directed, disciplined, confidential and operates with high integrity.

Send all inquiries with a cover letter, cv/resume and three references to John Timmer, Assistant Director, timmer@bmmglass.com

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Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass: Visitor Services 

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass is committed to ensuring our guests have a positive experience by creating a friendly, welcoming environment. The museum seeks to build its team of Visitor Services staff who will maintain our standards of excellence and dedication to our guests and exhibitions.

Visitor Services staff are typically the first point of contact with our visitors. This requires the staff member to maintain an excellent level of customer service, personal presentation and professional standards. This person will assist and serve our visitors as they view the exhibitions while maintaining a safe and secure environment within the museum for both visitors and artwork.

Hourly, Part time up to 20 hours/month, weekends required.

Acts as a professional representative of the museum, greeting visitors and creating a welcoming experience. Opens and closes the building with the ability to operate the building security system. Circulates throughout the museum reporting any physical/maintenance needs, as well as providing security for visitors and artwork Works primarily weekends, with evenings and special events as needed . Performs first response safety and evacuation procedures when necessary, contact emergency personnel and supervisory staff as needed. Attends training and meetings provided by the museum staff to increase knowledge of new and existing exhibitions and policies. Ensures an adequate supply/display of current publications. Oversees and monitors the security and public safety needs for the building inside and outside.

Essential Skills: Possess a high degree of personal integrity Strong interpersonal and communication skills with visitors, volunteers and staff Reliability Customer service skills and experience, including money handling Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide Proficient with Microsoft Office, credit card operation, and office equipment Positive, helpful demeanor and willing to learn new information. 18 years of age or older.  A high school diploma or equivalent is required Certified or willing to become CPR/AED certified upon employment.  

Environment & Working Conditions: Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass is an equal opportunity employer professionally accredited by AAM Staff collaboration is part of the culture Duties of this job require the employee to move throughout the building and operate a variety of equipment Specific vision abilities required. Able to operate light office equipment, lift 25 lbs., lock and unlock doors, perform light maintenance if circumstances require it Able to walk actively throughout a three level building to interact with visitors and monitor collections.  

Position Measurements: • Timeliness, ability to meet deadlines, ability to communicate and work well with others. • Reliability, dependable for shifts scheduled. • Accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail. • Self-directed, disciplined, confidential and operates with high integrity. 

Send all inquiries with a cover letter, cv/resume and three references to John Timmer, Assistant Director, timmer@bmmglass.com

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Innovative Services, Inc: Caregiver

Innovative Services, Inc. is a non-profit organization with the mission to provide the best quality of life to individuals with developmental disabilities while creating opportunities for maximum independence. We serve a wide range of clients from youth to elderly, lower to higher functioning, as well as physical and mental disabilities. We are currently hiring Full Time and Part Time Caregivers for our Kaukauna programs. 

Job Duties:  Planning and participating in leisure activities with the individuals out in the community or within the home.  Redirecting the individuals when exhibiting inappropriate behaviors.  Transport and accompany individuals to activities as needed in company vehicles which may include a minivan, wheelchair van, or wheelchair bus.  Participating in grocery shopping and preparing meals and snacks.  Cleaning assigned areas of the home as well as completing laundry.  Bathing, grooming, toileting, other hygiene, and daily living activities, which could include administering medications.  Using devices such as Hoyer lifts, Sara lifts, wheelchairs, gait belts, and other re-positioning equipment.  Some clients may have medical and other devices such as feeding tubes, catheters, and oxygen tanks that staff will be trained to use successfully.  Recording all pertinent information and reporting to a direct supervisor.  

Qualifications:  Applicants must be at least 18 years or older For some positions, a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving is required Experience desired but not necessary – comprehensive paid training provided Desire to help clients improve the quality of their lives to the best of their abilities.  

Compensation and Benefits:  Medical, dental, and vision insurance for full-time employees Cell phone discounts for certain US Cellular and Verizon plans Tuition Discount to Lakeland College and Rasmussen College Discount on a YMCA membership Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Vacation and holiday pay Paid training Great advancement opportunities.  

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time.  Salary: $11.00 to $12.00 /hour. 

To apply contact Sean Cara at  seanc@isiinc.org

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Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley, Inc: Bilingual Therapist 

This position reports to the Clinical Director and is responsible for providing counseling services to individuals, couples, and families. The incumbent will be working in a supportive, trusting, and social culture with diverse people where employees make a commitment to the Samaritan Counseling Center’s mission and goals. 

Additional responsibilities and duties may include the following, but not limited to: Provide bilingual counseling services to individuals, couples, and families in English and Spanish.  Maintain a case load of an agreed-upon number of clients of adults, and/or adolescents, and/or children; number of counseling hours; and/or days of service per week.  For each assigned case, assess client needs and establish a differential diagnosis, develop and implement a treatment plan, evaluate client progress, and discharge and/or refer client for further treatment, support or education.  Develop and manage client electronic and paper mental health records from initial session through discharge. Participate in and act on the results of agency quality assurance and utilization review processes.  Participate in and contribute to case review and case consultation with other clinical staff members and consultants within a multicultural context.  Participate in and contribute to meetings and continuing education activities.  Participate in and contribute to practice development by appropriately acknowledging referrals, maintaining existing referral relationships, and developing new practice niches and referral sources.  Develop and pursue a plan for continuing professional development related to psychotherapy, multicultural issues, bilingual therapy and areas of specialization, and the practice of faith-based/spiritually integrated counseling.  Satisfy requests for community presentations and appearances, including programming, constituent/donor relations, resource fairs and similar in both English and Spanish.   

Qualifications:  Graduation from an accredited or state-approved program with a masters or doctoral degree in counseling, clinical psychology, marriage and family therapy, or social work.  Training, experience, and/or a demonstrated interest in spiritually integrated approaches to mental health practice.  Wisconsin licensure as trainee (IT) or fully licensed.  Ability to understand and articulate multicultural issues that may be impacting your clients care.

Skills:  Ability to gain the trust of referral sources, clients and staff and to protect the confidentiality of SCC clients.  Mastery of a coherent theory and practice of psychotherapy.  Familiarity with the use and benefit of psychological tests.  Must be able to relate the contributions of various disciplines to the therapeutic task and to make appropriate use of interdisciplinary collaboration.  Must be able to integrate religious commitments and therapy practices to help clients deal with their spiritual issues utilizing their own belief system.  Active interest in learning and the continuing development of one’s abilities as a psychotherapist.  Capable of establishing and maintaining appropriate personal and professional relationships and boundaries both within and outside the agency.  Excellent skills in completing responsibilities in an efficient and timely manner.  Ability to articulate a clear and congruent understanding of personal spiritual beliefs and how the relationship between a person and what they consider Sacred contributes to healing and growth.

To apply, go to our webpage at   https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=bilingual+therapist&jk=bf9b831eba2cc914&_ga=2.63311276.2068258301.1552655153-928140838.1520956963 

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Pillars: Shelter Client Advocate (Part-time)

From homelessness to coming home, Pillars provides shelter, support, and solutions to address the housing needs in our community. When people have nowhere else to go, Pillars Adult Shelter and Pillars Adult and Family Shelter are here to provide our services to members of our community experiencing homelessness. The Homeless Shelter Worker is part of a team that provide services in a shelter setting.  

The Homeless Shelter Worker has many responsibilities, some outlined here:

  • Maintain a clean, safe, and respectful environment for all clients, volunteers, and other visitors
  • Oversee shift operations of the shelter program in a fast paced environment
  • Interview persons applying for shelter, complete intakes into shelter, other client paperwork
  • Collaborate with agency staff to review client cases and make recommendations to aid in client success
  • Provide crisis intervention and offer resource information to clients
  • Conduct house meetings with clients to help maintain a positive community living environment  
  • Distribute personal care items to clients (linens & hygiene) 
  • Collaborate with agency volunteers
  • Recap shift events with other staff through written and verbal communication 
  • Maintain professional boundaries with clients.
  • Maintain agency and client confidentiality
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings
  • Other duties as assigned

Core Competencies and Qualifications:  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work in a team environment 

Education and/or Experience:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, high school diploma or GED required. Knowledge of and experience in working with a wide spectrum of individual issues: poverty, substance abuse, mental health.
  • Availability to work 8 hour shifts (1st, 2nd, and/or 3rd shift) varied days during the week; weekend availability is required

Compensation: The compensation for this part-time position is $12.14/hour. 

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to amuller@pillarsinc.org or mail: Anne Muller, Organizational Development Director, Pillars, Inc., 605 E Hancock Street, Appleton, WI 54911.  Pillars is an equal opportunity employer. 

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Pillars: Overnight Shelter Client Advocate

From homelessness to coming home, Pillars provides shelter, support, and solutions to address the housing needs in our community. When people have nowhere else to go, Pillars Adult Shelter and Pillars Adult and Family Shelter are here to provide our services to members of our community experiencing homelessness. The Homeless Shelter Worker is part of a team that provide services in a shelter setting. 

Duties and Responsibilities:  The Overnight Shelter Client Advocate has many responsibilities, some outlined here:

  • Maintain a clean, safe, and respectful environment for all clients, volunteers, and other visitors
  • Oversee shift operations of the shelter program in a fast paced environment
  • Interview persons applying for shelter, complete intakes into shelter, other client paperwork
  • Collaborate with agency staff to review client cases and make recommendations to aid in client success
  • Provide crisis intervention and offer resource information to clients
  • Conduct house meetings with clients to help maintain a positive community living environment  
  • Distribute personal care items to clients (linens & hygiene) 
  • Collaborate with agency volunteers
  • Recap shift events with other staff through written and verbal communication 
  • Maintain professional boundaries with clients.
  • Maintain agency and client confidentiality
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings
  • Responsible for the laundry room operations and cleaning supply inventory
  • The overnight position works in the kitchen operations to include meal planning and inventory for roughly 50 people served daily. 
  • All other duties as assigned

Core Competencies and Qualifications: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work in a team environment 

Education and/or Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, high school diploma or GED required. Knowledge of and experience in working with a wide spectrum of individual issues: poverty, substance abuse, mental health.

Compensation:  The compensation for this part-time position is $13.64/hour.  

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to amuller@pillarsinc.org or mail: Anne Muller, Organizational Development Director, Pillars, Inc., 605 E Hancock Street, Appleton, WI 54911.  Pillars is an equal opportunity employer. 

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Rawhide, Inc: Houseparents 

Do you and your spouse have a passion to serve together?  Have you ever wanted to help teenage boys in need of direction and purpose?  Houseparents assist the Unit Administrator in the leadership of the homes they live in and oversee the daily activities of the youth. They are responsible for maintaining a cohesive family unit and maintaining communication with parents, workers and guardians. They identify spiritual needs, correct negative behavior, tutor, plan activities and events, counsel/advise and teach the students to work through daily problems that may come up in the course of a day.  

The Houseparent position at Rawhide is staffed by a married couple. This role does provide housing.  Please note that each applicant should complete an individual application rather than completing a joint application.  

Required Job Qualifications:  Experience working with at-risk youth in residential treatment, foster care, or other direct care capacity. Ability to interact and effectively communicate with culturally diverse, psychologically or behaviorally challenged population. Experience in transitioning youth to positive situation (i.e., securing employment, creating and working on a budget, finding positive resources, and other beneficial environments). Assertive, self-confident, and sensitive in working with teens and staff. Organized and dependable. Possess a valid driver's license, without restrictions, except for glasses, and have a good driving record. Demonstrate spiritual, social, emotional, and intellectual maturity. Parenting experience (preferred).

To apply, contact Jim Eckstein, Talent Acquisition Specialist, at  jeckstein@rawhide.org

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Rawhide, Inc: Resident Youth Care Worker 

Are you passionate about serving youth?  Rawhide is seeking individuals to influence and mentor teenage boys who are struggling.  Our current opening is for the Resident Youth Care Worker (RYCW) role, which is a live-in position (housing is provided). You will be working with a skilled team of youth care workers, led by the Unit Administrator of the youth home. A team of house parents will assist in the leadership of the home and provide you guidance as you develop your skills in working with at risk youth. Not only do you portray a family model to our boys, you become part of the staff team family. 

Our boys desperately need men and women to stand in the gap and teach them how to follow the right path. Regular opportunities arise to teach the boys social skills as well as basic life skills. The successful resident youth care worker assists in the planning of outdoor/indoor activities, engage interactively with the youth, while also assisting in the spiritual development of the Rawhide youth.

The resident youth care worker role can be an excellent springboard into various careers at Rawhide. Many of our current staff started as a RYCW and are now a Unit Administrators, Professional Youth Care Workers, Youth Home Managers, Human Resources Generalists/Directors, Academic Instructors, and Job Trainers.  

Job Qualifications:  Strong personal commitment to Biblical values with an ability to display these values in an exemplary moral lifestyle.  Ability to relate to an aggressive teen who has been in trouble with the law.  Assertive, self-confident, and sensitive in working with teens and staff.  Ability to work under authority of House Parents.  Organized and dependable. Administrative/documentation skills. Possess a valid driver's license, without restrictions (except for glasses) and have a good driving record. Demonstrate spiritual, social, emotional, and intellectual maturity. Must be at least 21 years old. High school diploma or equivalent.  Preferred Qualifications:  Experience working with youth in leadership capacity.  

To apply, contact Jim Eckstein, Talent Acquisition Specialist, at  jeckstein@rawhide.org

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Rawhide, Inc: Professional Youth Care Worker 

Do you have a passion to serve teenage boys?   The Professional Youth Care Worker (full-time) position provides direct-care support to the operations of the living unit by providing coverage in the homes and assisting the Living Unit staff (Houseparents and Resident Youth Care Workers) with the daily functions and objectives of the Living Unit. The Professional Youth Care Worker will provide leadership and direction of an alternative authority for Rawhide guys by taking responsibility for the care, training, and treatment of each youth in the home, and by providing healthy youth activities that encourage spiritual growth, enrich relationships, and stimulate personal development. 

Each Professional Youth Care Worker will have an emphasis in three areas:  1) Encourage Rawhide student development through the use of group activities, the planning of yearly events as well as developing leadership skills in the youth.  2) Development and mentoring of the Resident Instructors.  3)   Crisis intervention with youth through verbal de-escalation techniques.  This position typically works a non-traditional schedule. Please contact the Human Resources Department for details.  

Required Qualifications: Experience working with at-risk youth.  Strong personal commitment to biblical values with an ability to display these values in an exemplary moral lifestyle.  Ability to relate to an aggressive teen who has been in trouble with the law.  Assertive, self-confident, and sensitive in working with teens and staff.  Organized and dependable.  Possess a valid driver's license, without restrictions (except for glasses) and have a good driving record.  Demonstrate spiritual, social, emotional, and intellectual maturity.  

To apply, contact Jim Eckstein, Talent Acquisition Specialist, at  jeckstein@rawhide.org

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