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Pillars Inc: Part Time 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 Shelter Client Advocate works as part of a team to provide services in a shelter setting.     

PART TIME 1st & 2nd and 3rd Shifts – Weekend Availability Required.  The 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  Other duties as assigned. 

Compensation The part time Shelter Client Advocate compensation starts at $12.00/hour.  

What are the requirements?  High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  Knowledge of and experience in working with a wide spectrum of individual issues: poverty, substance abuse, mental health.  

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to lgeiger@pillarsinc.org   Or mail: Lisa Geiger, Administrative Assistant, Pillars, Inc., 400 N. Division St, Appleton, WI  54911. Pillars, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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Pillars, Inc: 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 Shelter Client Advocate works as part of a team to provide services in a shelter setting. 

FULL TIME 2nd Shift.  The 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  Other duties as assigned. 

What are the requirements?  High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Knowledge of and experience in working with a wide spectrum of individual issues: poverty, substance abuse, mental health. 

Compensation $14.30 per hour and benefits that include health, dental, retirement savings, vacation, holidays and sick leave.  To Apply : Send resume and cover letter to lgeiger@pillarsinc.org   Or mail: Lisa Geiger, Administrative Assistant, Pillars, Inc., 400 N. Division St, Appleton, WI  54911. Pillars, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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Pillars, Inc: Part Time Certified Peer Support Specialist 

From homelessness to coming home, Pillars provides shelter, support, and solutions to address the housing needs in our community. Pillars is seeking a Part Time Certified Peer Support Specialist. The Certified Peer Support Specialist engages and encourages mental health peers in recovery, and provides peers with a sense of community and belonging, supportive relationships, and valued roles.   

Duties and Responsibilities: The Certified Peer Support Specialist duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:   Establishes healing relationships with peers  Assists peers to understand the purpose of peer support and recovery models  Provide peers with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services administration (SAMHSA’s) definitions of recovery and its components  Intentionally shares his or her own recovery story as appropriate to assist peers, providing hope and help in changing patterns and behaviors  Creates an environment of respect for peers that honors the person centered planning in taking charge of their own lives  Is trauma informed, mutually explores with peers their experiences, and supports individuals in getting appropriate resources for help  Have and use his/her own recovery/wellness plan that also includes a proactive crisis plan  Encourages peers to construct their own recovery/wellness plans that also include proactive crisis plans  Supports peers in crisis to explore options that may be beneficial to returning to emotional wellness  Encourages peers to become self-directed, focus on their strengths, exercise use of natural supports, develop their own recovery goals and strengthen valued roles within their community  Supports peers in researching and locating resources that are beneficial to peers needs and desires  Understands and is able to explain the rights of peers  Establish acceptable boundaries with peers. Revisit boundaries on an ongoing basis.  

Core Competencies and Qualifications:   Being able to manage difficult or emotional client situations, responds promptly to client needs and requests for service and assistance  Able listen effectively and is open to others' ideas and tries new things  Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations  Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences and provides culturally sensitive and age appropriate services specific to each peer  Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and changes approach or method to best fit the situation  Scheduling flexibility necessary for some weekend and evening assignments  Group facilitation or co-facilitation experience preferred  Knowledge of methods for creating wellness/recovery plans and teaching others to create the same.  

Education and/or Experience:   Wisconsin Mental Health Peer Specialist certification  High school diploma or general education (GED)  Prefer previous experience providing peer support.  

To Apply :  Send resume and cover letter to lgeiger@pillarsinc.org or mail:  Lisa Geiger, Administrative Assistant, Pillars, Inc., 400 N. Division Street, Appleton, WI 54911. Pillars is an equal opportunity employer. 

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Pillars, Inc: IT Support Specialist 

From homelessness to coming home, Pillars provides shelter, support, and solutions to address the housing needs in our community. Pillars is seeking a Temporary IT Support Specialist. The IT Support Specialist will assist in our merger integration by providing technical support and troubleshooting assistance to our team with a positive and professional approach. The IT Support Specialist will assist with the installation and inventory of network equipment and maintenance of our system. 

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  Installation and proactive maintenance / support for servers, network devices, software, and workstations Understand policies and procedures, system failure prevention methods, and system improvements Institute protocols for the use of IT across departments and projects Provide advice on the most suitable IT choices Provide technical support and training for systems and networks Install and configure software and hardware Troubleshoot hardware and software issues / failures Ensure back-up systems are operating correctly; plan and execute recovery plan when needed Work directly with third-party providers for any technical issues that require external assistance.  

Required Skills:   Technical skills: Solid knowledge of IT systems and applications; basic understanding of TCP/IP networks, Windows Server and Office 365; ability to troubleshoot and repair issues; ability to rapidly absorb new technical information and apply it effectively  People skills: Must possess good oral and written communication skills; must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships; must be able to maintain confidentiality; must provide exceptional customer service  Training skills: Ability to translate technical requests with staff, volunteers and external vendors of varying levels of technical expertise; experience providing organized IT training, including creation of documentation and delivery in both one-to-one and group settings  Work ethic: Must be a self-starter and able to work independently; must be able to multi-task and effectively work between numerous simultaneous projects. 

Education and/or Experience:  Associates or better in Information Technology or related field.  

To Apply :  Send resume and cover letter to lgeiger@pillarsinc.org or mail:  Lisa Geiger, Administrative Assistant, Pillars, Inc., 400 N. Division Street, Appleton, WI 54911. Pillars is an equal opportunity employer.

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Fox Cities Victim Crisis Response Team: Volunteer Coordination and Community Outreach Manager 

Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Human Resources or similar field of study highly encouraged.  Master’s degree appreciated.  • Experience working with victims of crime and/or those in crisis • Supervisory experience and/or volunteer coordination, flexibility with schedule is a must Competence with computers, software (e.g. Microsoft Office, Google Docs) and mobile applications

Key Responsibilities:  • Monitor, supervise, and evaluate activities of the assigned VCR volunteers to ensure the delivery of high quality victim services o Accompany VCR volunteers on some calls to monitor and guide of the volunteers o Provide support and assistance to aide in the emotional health of program volunteers o Make follow up calls to victims and requesting officers/emergency personnel as assigned o Volunteer personnel file and resource management o Implement, maintain and engage in community outreach to benefit our presence with other victim service organizations and cooperating resources in the counties we serve • Maintain effective and frequent communication and documentation: o Maintain consistent and reliable availability o Regular and consistent interaction with all law enforcement and emergency response partners Other expectations: • Assist in the on-boarding process, initial training and mentoring process for VCR volunteers. • Successfully pass a background check. • Additional duties as assigned.  

The Volunteer Coordination and Community Outreach Manager will be 20-25 hours/week.  Salary offered: $20.00 +/ hour based on experience and education; No additional benefits.

Apply by: 4:00pm 11/26/18  • Please send cover letter and resume:  jans@victimcrisisresponse.org

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Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region: Administrative Associate 

Administrative Associate with the community engagement team.  The administrative associate is part of a team of administrative professionals who work together to support multiple areas of the Foundation, enabling it to successfully fulfill its mission of strengthening our community for current and future generations by helping people make a difference in the lives of others.

This associate provides highly skilled, professional administrative services to primarily support community engagement staff and assist prospective and existing donors, professional advisors, nonprofit organization representatives, and other Foundation audiences.

www.cffoxvalley.org  Submit a resume and cover letter to Stacie Belke at sbelke@cffoxvalley.org. No phone calls please.

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Goodwill NCW: Branch Manager-Mission Services

While receiving leadership support from the Vice President of Marketing, the Brand Manager - Mission Services will contribute to our mission of Elevating People by Eliminating Barriers to Employment by creating and executing annual marketing plans to support the overall strategic plan. Our business model revolves around receiving donations and then selling donated goods through various channels of distribution (brick and mortar retail stores, on-line, outlet and salvage). Goodwill NCW uses the revenue to support programs and services that help people learn life skills, get job training, become more independent and build on their dreams. This position is responsible for enhancing the reputation, awareness, profile, knowledge and understanding of Goodwill NCW within our communities through planful mission marketing strategies. This position ensures all activities are performed in a manner that is consistent with the mission, vision, values and brand of Goodwill. 

Key Responsibilities:  1. The Brand Manager - Mission Services will create, plan, and implement marketing plans in partnership with Programs and Services Leaders and the Brand Manager – Retail in efforts that support Goodwill in both the public and private sectors throughout our 35-county region.  2. The Brand Manager - Mission Services will be an influential relationship builder in our communities, listening to our internal stakeholders and connecting with external community leaders, local and state officials in advancing our mission message, enhancing existing relationships and building new relationships. 3. The Brand Manager - Mission Services serves as a strategic partner to Programs and Services Leaders, identifying issues and recommending necessary action plans to achieve annual goals. Conducts weekly and monthly business reviews of market opportunities, web analytics, best practices, customers, competitors, and strategy.  Creates actionable insights from this work. 4. The Brand Manager - Mission Services manages all digital and social assets of our individual programs, to ensure continuity of messaging and mission integration. Measures marketing effectiveness and ROI for campaigns and communicates results including go forward recommendations on how to evolve the campaign and owned assets to increase effectiveness. In partnership with the Brand Manager – Retail, this role manages external vendor relationships to develop a multimedia consumer advertising agency and media plan, implements and produces plans after obtaining alignment from the internal team.  

Outcomes of My Work: Streamline mission messaging and brand continuity across all programs.  Development of strong internal and external relationships.  Grow relationships with community leaders, local and state officials to advance our mission work.  Connect mission messaging with the importance of donating and shopping with us.  

What I Must Bring: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, business or related field. MBA is preferred. Minimum of 5-10 years of consumer marketing experience. Demonstrated track record of accomplishments in growing the business. Track record of developing strategies to enhance a consumer brand’s position in the marketplace. Excellent written and oral communication skills. High level of competency with Microsoft Office products, including Excel. Strong negotiation and storytelling skills. Relish the opportunities to pick up new activities that fall broadly in the purpose of the role. Action and results oriented, with an owner mindset. Project Management skills coupled with strong organization skills. Ability to apply business acumen to many different situations. Experience with nonprofit organizations desired.  

Job Location: Appleton, WI.  Employment Term: Regular.  Employment Type: Full-time. 40 hours per week.  Work Hours (i.e. shift): Starting Salary: commensurate with experience 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.

Goodwill NCW, home to 1400 team members, is a leader in the Goodwill movement, consistently placing within the top 15% of 161 Goodwills across the U.S. and Canada. Join a culture where opportunities abound, and the ability to make a difference every day is lived out in our stores and hallways. At Goodwill NCW, the work is challenging, rewarding, full of variety and always comes back to the people whose lives we touch and serve.  

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 by Eliminating Barriers to Employment.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Stephanie Crowe at  scrowe@goodwillncw.org  

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Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs: Economic Advocate

Harbor House is looking for a self-starter who enjoys working with and appreciates people of diverse backgrounds. This position supports domestic abuse survivors in securing economic independence (employment, education, advocacy) Following is a summary of the position. 

Essential Duties:  Advocate empowers individuals affected by domestic abuse by listening, validating their experience and connecting them to financial resources needed to live safely and independently.  Meet with adult survivors of domestic violence to assess financial needs and offer education, support, advocacy and referrals to other community agencies. Develop other programs to increase program capacity. Network with area employers and community organizations.  

Knowledge of domestic violence issues, trauma-informed care and how it affects the life decisions of domestic abuse survivors. Excellent verbal, written, and listening skills required. Must have excellent interpersonal skills. Degree in human services related field or experience that would match those qualifications. Preferable to have knowledge of agencies or collaborations within the community. Basic knowledge of computers is needed. Survivors of domestic violence encouraged to apply. 

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

Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs is an Equal Opportunity Employer 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.   

Send resume and cover letter by 11/23/18 to:  Economic Advocate Search Committee,                 hr@harborhousewi.org

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Reach Counseling: Trauma Therapist

Reach Counseling Services, a certified outpatient mental health clinic is seeking a licensed clinician to work with children and adults who have experienced psychological trauma from abuse.  

Full-time Position: 30-40 hours per week. Reports to Counseling Team Leader.  

Qualifications:  Licensure as LCSW, LPC, MFT or related field.  Experience using trauma focused therapies such as: TREM, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, EMDR, TF-CBT is preferred.  Solid use of DSM-5,  client assessments, diagnosis and treatment planning.  Able to work independently and as part of an established team.  Excellent writing/communication skills and computer literacy required.  Valid driver’s license, vehicle and proof of current insurance is required.   

Clinical Responsibilities: Provide direct,  trauma focused outpatient treatment services, including clinical assessments, short and long term therapy and crisis response to children, teens and adults exposed to abuse.  Train on trauma specific models of treatment offered annually.  Maintain timely treatment plans, progress notes and billing using Procentive and ACORN programs.  Participate in monthly staffing, clinical collaboration and 90 day review. 

Additional Functions: Participate in organizational functions and events.  Develops clear understanding of all agency programs.  Performs other duties as assigned.   

Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, 401K, paid training, life insurance, leave and holiday time, and flexible work hours.  Submit cover letter and resume to khlavka@reachcounseling.com

Reach Counseling is an equal opportunity employer and everyone is strongly encouraged to apply. As an organization moving toward a social justice model of diversity and inclusion, we recognize we hold attitudes and beliefs that can detrimentally influence our perceptions and interactions with individuals who are diverse from ourselves.  We are committed to challenging those biases by recognizing the importance of multicultural and non-normative gender sensitivity, responsiveness, knowledge and understanding.  We strive to use appropriate skills in all interactions with clients, co-workers, volunteers and community partners and to strive for culturally informed organizational policies and procedures.

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Appleton Area School District: Home Visitor / Family Support Specialist

The Appleton Area School District has two Home Visitor positions available to provide parent/family outreach home visits and group-based services to parents/families; also providing case management and parenting support services for participants in the Even Start/Title 1 program. 

Family Support Specialists will plan, develop, implement, assess, and educate using the Parents As Teachers Curriculum, lead group activities, and empower parents to achieve their family goals. Ideal candidates are flexible, independent and possess excellent interpersonal skills.

Approximately 10-15 hours per week for one positon and 15-25 hours per week for another; with availability days, evenings, and/or weekends. Valid driver's license, insurance and own transportation required. Two years of college minimum and/or Bachelors Degree in Human Services, Education, Child Development. Candidates must also be willing to be trained in the following: PAT Foundational I and II, PIWI, Positive Solutions, ASQ. This is a non-benefited hourly position.

Apply via WECAN https://wecan.education.wisc.edu/#/

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Rawhide, Inc: Outpatient Therapist/IOP Coordinator 

Do you have a passion for counseling? Are you drawn to work for a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the community?  

In August of 2007, Rawhide expanded our service offerings from primarily a residential treatment center to include Outpatient counseling. This expansion came as a result of our desire to meet the counseling needs of the many calls we would receive from people in the community seeking our services. Initially, we started our outpatient clinic on our main campus in New London, WI. Since then, we have expanded to include offices in Green Bay (in 2008), Appleton (in 2009), Milwaukee (2010), and Shiocton (2018).  

Now, we are looking to add a Full-Time Outpatient Therapist whose primary responsibility will be to coordinate and facilitate our Intensive Outpatient Program in Shiocton.   This position may also work out of an additional location depending on client needs.   A professional licensed or experienced in Experiential therapy and Equine therapy highly desired. 

The Outpatient Therapist is responsible for promoting and providing therapeutic services to individuals, couples, families, and groups. The responsibilities of the position include: providing psychosocial assessments, diagnoses, treatment plans and discharge plans; counseling individuals, couples, families, and groups; maintaining client records; and marketing/developing Rawhide’s outpatient programs. This individual will be responsible for coordinating and facilitating the intensive outpatient program (IOP) - an after school program which runs three times weekly. Due to the timing of the IOP program, this position will require flexibility in scheduling that will extend into the evenings during the IOP activities.

Required Qualifications: Fully Licensed by the State of Wisconsin as an outpatient therapist (LPC, LCSW, LMFT).  Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field.  Experience in diagnosing and treating a wide array of mental health issues including adolescent problems.  Ability to provide quality individual, group, and family therapy.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Strong team orientation.  Valid driver's license. 

Preferred Qualifications:  Experience working with adolescent female clients.  Strong computer skills.  Specialty in mental health counseling.  Experience in presenting/teaching.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Jim Eckstein at  jeckstein@rawhide.org

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NAMI Fox Valley: Finance Manager 

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. 

Primary Responsibility and Accountability: The Finance Manager is responsible for the orderly, accurate, and effective maintenance of NAMI Fox Valley’s financial record keeping. The Finance Manager reports directly to the agency’s Executive Director. 

Major Position Functions:  • Assist the Executive Director in developing the annual budget for the agency and for the Iris Place program (which operates on a separate fiscal year from the rest of the agency).  • Every other year, prepare 3-year budget for submission to United Way, in their format with accompanying budget narratives.  • Schedule and prepare support for annual audit of financial statements to be completed as soon as possible following the fiscal year end. Schedule the auditors to present their findings to the Finance Committee prior to finalizing the statements and tax returns. Ensure all forms are signed by appropriate officers and mailed before the due dates.  • Oversee the procedure for handling funds received by NAMI FV according to established accounting practices and recommendations of the auditor and Finance Committee.  • Maintain revenue and expense data in Quickbooks.  • Reconcile bank and investment account statements.  • Monitor and account for receipt of funds via PayPal, MobileCause, Facebook and other electronic sources.  • Prepare and distribute monthly and yearly financial reports in form determined by Executive Director and Finance Committee.  • Present financial reports at meetings of the Finance committee and the Board of Directors.  • Prepare checks and obtain authorized signatures for checks.  • Work with outside payroll firm to ensure payroll is processed and recorded accurately. • Ensure we are in compliance with necessary signers on all bank accounts, especially when changes occur in staff or board membership.  • Maintain control over company credit cards used by employees, recording monthly expenses and ensuring timely payment.  • Perform online banking.  • Prepare invoices as requested.  • Prepare and distribute 1099 tax forms in timely fashion (W2s are prepared by outside payroll firm).  • Prepare written reports as required for board, funding sources, or annual report.  • Assist Executive Director with financial components of grant applications and grant reports.  • Monitor grant funds and other restricted contributions to ensure funds are spent as designated.  • Maintain all grant information, including a file copy of original complete proposals, copies of checks, MOU’s and other signed documents, record-keeping and reporting requirements.  • Work with Office Manager to ensure that donors receive thank you letters/ tax receipts for donations.  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director. 

Qualifications:  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, or related field; CPA preferred.  • High level of skill in QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing.  

Benefits & Work Requirements: • Salaried position - Approximately 32 hours per week, Monday through Thursday. Evening, Friday, and weekend work periodically required.  • Three weeks paid vacation per calendar year.  • Paid holidays, as announced each year.  • Quarterly staff-appreciation gatherings.  • Casual work environment (dress according to the day’s calendar; casual wear often is appropriate).  • Paid training as approved by the Executive Director.  

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to maren@namifoxvalley.org. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Applications must be submitted by Friday November 16, 2018.  

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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Fox Valley Humane Association: Volunteer Coordinator

The Volunteer Coordinator position is responsible for over-seeing, coordinating, and training all FVHA’s volunteers.  This position also requires the fostering and encouragement of current volunteers, recruitment of new volunteers and growth of the volunteer programs.  

Duties & Responsibilities: Schedule and supervise volunteers as needed during:  Daily shelter duties (i.e. dog walkers, deck hands, etc.) Educational and shelter programs/projects Special events and fundraisers The animal bank program Recruit new volunteers, collect all required paperwork and screen them through reference and background checks Train and educate all new volunteers through monthly and task-specific orientations Maintain positive and professional relationships and community with all volunteers Promote volunteer-related programs and trainings Develop, grow and oversee the Junior Volunteers/Varsity Programs Schedule and plan volunteer appreciation programs and appreciation events Maintain the volunteer database and records Develop and distribute monthly Volunteer Insider e-newsletter Positively resolve volunteers’ conflicts and answer any volunteer questions Generate excitement and enthusiasm to provide a positive experience for volunteers Work in tandem with all members of the shelter staff to meet the volunteer needs of the shelter Participate in the planning of events and work closely with the Events & Fundraising Coordinator and Community Enrichment Coordinator to provide volunteers for events Monitor and prepare your own event and program budgets within the guidelines set by the finance department and the Board of Directors Promote and support the mission of FVHA Other duties as assigned.  

To apply email a cover letter and resume to humaneofficer@foxvalleypets.org.  Deadline:  December 7, 2018.

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Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley, Inc: Psychotherapist/AODA Counselor 

Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley (SCC) is seeking an experienced dually licensed mental health counselor, social worker, marriage and family therapist/AODA counselor to practice in our Menasha and Oshkosh locations; providing services to adults and youth in individual, family or group settings. 

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 and SAC.  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.  Participate in clinical staffing and case consultations, staff retreats, and other team building activities.  Actively participate in the development of the agency's referral network.  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 and in Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC or CSAC).  One-three years of experience in providing counseling services in and treatment plans.  Outpatient mental health services experience highly desirable.  Bilingual Spanish/English highly desirable. 

We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package that also includes the following: You’ll find personal meaningthrough the mission and values of Samaritan Counseling Center.  You’ll live that missionin our weekly 30-minute interfaith devotional time.  You’ll make lasting professional connectionswith a team of committed people in a growing organization.  Our mission: *We connect mind and spirit so individuals, families, organizations and communities thrive*  Since 1970, Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley has been serving individuals of all ages, and of all walks of life in the Fox Valley region and surrounding areas.  

Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley is fully licensed with the state of Wisconsin as an outpatient mental health and AODA clinic and accredited by the Samaritan Institute(http://www.samaritaninstitute.org).   We specialize in integrating spirituality and faith in psychotherapy according to what is relevant to each client. Samaritan Counseling Center views a person’s spirit as integral to their emotional healing and growth. Spirituality in its many expressions offers hope, inspiration and direction when skillfully integrated in counseling.

To apply, please contact Bo Thao at bthao@samaritan-counseling.com  with your cover letter and resume.

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Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley, Inc: Case Manager

Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley, Inc. is seeking a full time, experienced Case Manager for its Wellness Screen Program. The ideal candidate will report to the Screening Site Coordinator and will work closely with other Case Managers, parents, students, Clinicians, and school staff.  This is a full-time position working 40 hours/week during the school year.  

Position Summary:  The Case Manager oversees and participates in daily screening activities at assigned school sites. The Case Manager is responsible for effectively communicating with parents, Clinicians, students as well as school staff regarding outcome trends within the screening process. The Case Manager is also 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 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 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.  

Qualifications and Skills: 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.  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.

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.  Must be flexible to work some evenings to connect with families.  An appreciation of the integration of spirituality and faith in relationships with colleagues and families. 

Join our Mission! We connect mind and spirit so individuals, families, organizations and communities thrive. Since 1970, Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley has been serving individuals of all ages, and of all walks of life in the Fox Valley region and surrounding areas. We specialize in offering spiritually integrated care according to what is relevant to each client and circumstance. Samaritan Counseling Center views a person’s spirit as integral to their emotional healing and growth. Spirituality in its many expressions offers hope, inspiration and direction when integrated in the work we do. 

Join our Team! Our commitment to a holistic approach to mental health care that honors spiritual and religious diversity informs the work done by all team members at Samaritan and makes working with us a rewarding experience.  We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package that also includes the following:  You'll find personal meaning through the mission and values of Samaritan Counseling Center.  You'll live that mission in our weekly 30-minute interfaith devotional time.  You'll make lasting professional connections with a team of committed people in a growing organization.

To apply, please contact Bo Thao at bthao@samaritan-counseling.com  with your cover letter and resume.

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Junior Achievement of Wisconsin: Area Director - Winnebago (Fox Valley) Area 

Impact:  The Director is highly engaged in the community and demonstrates an interest in preparing young people for success in a global economy.  Working with business executives, educational leaders and community volunteers, the Director will be passionate about and committed to implementing school and community based programs that help students in grades K-12 learn how to be financially responsible, discover and prepare for careers, and explore what it takes to start a business.  The Director is responsible for all individual and corporate charitable giving, educational programming, and volunteer placement.  Ultimately, the Director is responsible for achieving fundraising results, creating public awareness, and building and supporting the area board and committees. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

1. Resource Development:  To secure financial resources for implementing programs from individuals, corporations and foundation sources.   Develop and implement a plan to secure funding, volunteer and special event participation from Board firms.  Research, identify and secure funding from foundations and corporate sources, and assure grant fulfillment. Assist the program manager in recruiting volunteers to ensure quality and growth in programs.

2. Program Growth/Quality: Develops and maintains relationships with school district leadership and serves as a liaison with the JA program team in the Area to make appropriate introductions and ensure partnerships are maintained.  Ensures continued program growth in designated geographic market.

3. Financial Management:  Ensures Area revenue and expenses meet with targeted budget level.  Implements and manages special events. Responsible for Area operations budget.

4. Board and Advisory Development: Interacts with Area board of directors and advisory committee members to meet program/funding goals.  Ensures appropriate board size and level through board development committee and/or board chair.  Provides assistance in identifying leadership for appropriate board positions.  Engages in the identification, recruitment and interaction with advisory committee members.

5. Awareness: Promotes awareness of Junior Achievement in the Area. Develops media contacts. Secures articles in newspapers, magazines, and company newsletters.  Conducts presentations to business and community organizations when needed.  Assures brand compliance.

To apply: Contact Kari Tylke, Human Resources Director, at  414-577-3829, or ktylke@jawis.org

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Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley, Inc: Development and Communications Director 

Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley, Inc. - Menasha, WI Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley, Inc. is seeking a full time, experienced Development and Communications Director to lead and manage the Center’s fund development and communications program. We are looking for the right candidate to build upon our strengths to continue to develop a robust development program at Samaritan. We are dedicated to raising funds to ensure that people of all economic circumstances have access to our unique and excellent services.

General Description:  Works under supervision of the Executive Director and in cooperation with the leadership team and related board committees to build a culture of philanthropy throughout the organization. Directs development activities, including annual planning, grant/proposal writing and research, presentation preparation, public appearances, donor visits and solicitation, event planning, planned giving, database management and, as needed, capital campaign and other major fundraising drives. Directs internal and external marketing and communications, including annual planning, annual report, print and electronic newsletter editing, website content, social media, blog writing, media relations and press releases, marketing collateral, and correspondence. This position is a member of the Center’s leadership and Continuous Improvement teams.

Major Responsibilities: • Develop, implement and evaluate a plan for fundraising with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors. • Grow a major gifts program. • Develop, implement, and evaluate plans for marketing, communications, and public relations with the Executive Director. • Hire and supervise staff, interns, and volunteers who work in the Development, Marketing and Communications department. • Participate in Leadership and Continuous Improvement meetings.

Experience and Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or Marketing, or related field. • Minimum three years of experience in development and fundraising. • Minimum three years of experience in marketing, communications, and public relations. • Experience in a management role or supervising staff members. • Experience with major gifts fundraising and capital campaigns. • Ability to write and speak to varied audiences with ease and eloquence. • An understanding and knowledge of development in a not-for-profit setting. • Ability to organize and prioritize own workload, take initiative, and carry out directives. • Ability to supervise and motivate work of staff, interns, and volunteers. • Ability to communicate persuasively, report clearly, and plan strategically with others. • Knowledge of and commitment to Center’s mission statement. • 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. • An appreciation of the integration of spirituality and faith in relationships with colleagues and clients.

Join our Mission! We connect mind and spirit so individuals, families, organizations and communities thrive. Since 1970, Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley has been serving individuals of all ages, and of all walks of life in the Fox Valley region and surrounding areas. We specialize in offering spiritually integrated care according to what is relevant to each client and circumstance. Samaritan Counseling Center views a person’s spirit as integral to their emotional healing and growth. Spirituality in its many expressions offers hope, inspiration and direction when integrated in the work we do. Samaritan is not a religious organization.

Join our Team! Our commitment to a holistic approach to mental health care that honors spiritual and religious diversity informs the work done by all team members at Samaritan and makes working with us a rewarding experience.  We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package that also includes the following: • You'll find personal meaning through the mission and values of Samaritan Counseling Center.  •  You'll live that mission in our weekly 30-minute interfaith devotional time. • You'll make lasting professional connections with a team of committed people in a growing organization.

To apply, please contact Bo Thao at bthao@samaritan-counseling.com  with your cover letter and resume.

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Goodwill NCW: Leader of Mission Integration 

Goodwill NCW is currently seeking a Leader of Retail Mission Integration.  This person will support and grow mission integration and services with our retail stores; design and implement a career development model that elevates team members and provides a clear path to advancement, while helping team members overcome barriers to advancement. Additionally, this role will develop new strategies and tactics that support retail excellence and increase our capacity to deliver on our mission of elevating people by eliminating barriers to employment.

An ideal candidate for this role will have the following:  • Bachelor’s degree in business, human services or similar field. Master’s degree preferred.  • Five to ten years of leadership experience in retail, marketing or human services.  • Proven track record for growing and developing team members and leaders.  • An understanding and passion for removing barriers to employment. • Entrepreneurial thinking to drive the business.   • Intermediate to high level of competency with MS Office.  

Goodwill NCW is a leader in the Goodwill movement and consistently places within the top 15% of over 160 Goodwills across the United States and Canada. Join a culture where opportunities abound, and the ability to make a difference every day is lived out in our stores and hallways. At Goodwill NCW, the work is challenging, rewarding, full of variety and always comes back to the people whose lives we touch and serve.  

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 by Eliminating Barriers to Employment. 

To Apply:  https://secure.jobappnetwork.com/apply/c_gdw/Leader-of-Retail-Mission-Integration-job-Menasha-WI-US-2536316.html#s

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Feeding America Eastern WI: Volunteer Services Coordinator 

Did you know that hunger lives in Wisconsin? When you join our team, you’ll come to work each day knowing you are solving hunger. Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin (FAEW) is the leading hunger-relief organization in the state. Last year we distributed 27,000,000 pounds of food to our member agencies who gave it to those in need. Something we couldn’t have done without the help of volunteers.  

As our Volunteer Services Coordinator, you’ll work with our volunteer groups to ensure the time they spend with us is engaging and rewarding. You’ll orient them to safe food handling techniques, train them how to complete their projects for the day, answer their questions, and tell them about FAEW and its mission. 

Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Working collaboratively with the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator to schedule dates and times for volunteer shifts, which include days, evenings and weekends.
  • Greeting, orienting and training volunteers as they begin their shift.
  • Ensuring compliance with safe food handling guidelines.
  • Supporting and engaging volunteers as they work.
  • Serving as the point of contact for volunteers’ questions and needs.
  • Staging the work area with products and supplies prior to the arrival of each volunteer group.
  • Replenishing products and supplies as needed.
  • Cleaning and reorganizing work area after each shift is complete.
  • Accountability for the upkeep, cleanliness and appearance of the Volunteer Center and related areas. 

Our Requirements:  Two or more years of experience is in a similar position . High School Diploma or G.E.D.. Ability to actively engage large groups of diverse individuals. Exceptional communication skills and impeccable customer service focus. Experience and comfortability speaking before large groups. Ability to prioritize multiple projects efficiently and within strict timelines. Ability to collaborate across departments and work within a team setting. Ability to excel in an atmosphere of continuous change and improvement. Computer literacy (i.e. Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Primarius). Valid Driver’s license, proof of insurance and transportation to support work activities. Must be able to see, talk and hear to exchange accurate information with internal and external individuals. Ability to consistently bend, twist, climb and reach above shoulders, kneel, squat, sit, stand, work in work in a warehouse cold environment (-10 to +80 degrees), and lift 50 pounds. Experience in a warehouse environment a plus. Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.

We offer:  Robust health, dental, and vision plans, 11 days PTO, 10 paid holidays, life, short- and long-term disability insurance and a 401(k) plan. Are you looking for that reason to come to work every day? Make our mission your mission and you’ve found it. 

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is committed to fostering diversity in our workplace. Diversity is an inclusive concept and encompasses, without limitation, race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, age, or disability.  

To apply, send resume and salary history to: smarshall@feedingamericawi.orglwollenberg@feedingamericawi.orgcfaulks@feedingamericawi.org, and ttorbeck@feedingamericawi.org

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Valley Packaging Industries Inc: ADRC Assistant - Winnebago County 

Are you searching for a rewarding career for a company that makes a difference in our community? If so, we have the job for you. Winnebago County ADRC in partnership with Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. is accepting applications for an ADRC Assistant in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. 

Job Duties: The ADRC Assistant assists the ADRC I & A and CLTS staff in their work with consumers who are applying for public assistance and need assistance with preparing financial, medical and other documents related to applications for entitlements and other programs, to ensure that documents are in place and deadlines for applications are met.  Performs other duties as required.  • Assists ADRC and CLTS staff in gathering financial information and documentation for consumers in the application process for economic and employment support programs and other public assistance programs (such as Medical Assistance, Food Share, W2, BadgerCare Plus, etc.).  • Assists customers with completing applications and related documents when needed (either paper or online versions).  Assisting customers includes activities within the office, by phone, by email and in person at their home.  • Act as a liaison between the ADRC and Economic Support (ES).  • Assists customers in communicating with agencies during the application process and in the review process in order to enable necessary correspondence and provision of information between customer and agency, which may include any or all of the following:  reading and understanding documents, writing, assisting with translators, and using computer for email and online information.  • Inform ADRC customers about community agencies and make appropriate referrals to create networks with other related agencies and resources.  • Enters customer data into appropriate data bases and inform both ADRC staff and Economic Support Specialist when information is entered and customer is ready for eligibility determination.  • Documents activity with each customer in a consumer data base.  This documentation and 100% time reporting must be timely.  • Assists ADRC staff in securing necessary resources for consumers in need, such as finding housing, arranging or providing short term transportation, errands including shopping for clothing and food, picking up medications, etc.  

Qualifications:  High school diploma or equivalent. Two years of experience working with various publicly funded programs preferred. Ability to read, understand and implement complex instructional materials. Ability to gather and organize information and documents and verify accuracy. Ability to follow goals, policies and procedures of employer and the workplace. Computer and programming skills related to Microsoft Office products and knowledge or ability to learn data base entry in to CARES, ACCESS and other data bases. Ability to determine priorities, plan and organize work to meet deadlines. Ability to work independently, budget time and schedule work to efficiently complete tasks. Ability and skills to exercise sound judgment and discretion in the application and interpretation of state, county and department policies and regulations. Ability to work with others who may have disabilities that limit independence and affect their ability to communicate with others and agency staff. Ability to work as a team member within the ADRC and respective county divisions. Ability to complete necessary documentation as required by ADRC (such as CARES and 100% MA Time Reporting).  

Schedule and Pay Rate:  Hours will be Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Salary ranges from $32,000-$36,000. 

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

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Boys and Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley: Literacy Program Manager 

The Literacy Program Manager serves as a resource and is responsible for the planning, development and oversight of literacy programming, most specifically the Page Turners Literacy Program.  This position will provide essential leadership in evolving and maintaining an excellent literacy program for the Boys & Girls Club members of the Fox Valley targeting members who require remediation of their reading skills.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Deliver management in a wide range of reading assessments, analysis of reading assessment data, and reading intervention programming.
  • Work cooperatively and collectively with Unit Directors and school staff to ensure instructional programs and services are coordinated and are administered uniformly and equitably.
  • Work supportively and jointly with the grants manager in researching and applying for educational grants and other funding sources that serves to support and advance the initiatives and mission of the Boys & Girls Club of the Fox Valley.
  • Provide leadership in the identification and implementation of instructional practices, delivery systems, and formative assessment that maximize member’s growth in reading.
  • Stay current on research and best practices in the area of reading pedagogy.
  • Assists with the recruitment of reading tutors for the Page Turner’s Literacy Program.
  • Trains volunteers for the program
  • Plan and assist with Literacy Focused family engagement activities
  • Collect, analyze and report data in regards to grants.
  • Collaboratively work with donors, board members, and other staff to ensure grant expectations are being met.
  • Must be able to effectively evaluate programs and make program recommendations or changes based on the success of the programs.
  • Assist in special events, fundraisers or program events.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Director of Youth Development Services.

Qualifications  - requiring a majority combination of the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education preferred
  • Elementary classroom experience with a reading certification or license preferred
  • Deep knowledge of reading, writing and literacy development
  • Advanced knowledge of some or all of the following:  child and adolescent development, behavior management techniques, principles of effective youth development programming
  • Experience in facilitating, developing and implementing youth development programs
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Passion for youth development and mission of the organization
  • Ability to communicate effectively with young people from diverse backgrounds, ages 6-18, parents and other organizational personnel in a courteous and professional manner
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to motivate and inspire
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently

Send cover letter and resume to bgrabow@bgclubfoxvalley.org  or apply online:  https://www.bgclubfoxvalley.org/get-involved/careers/

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Outagamie/Calumet County Foster Care Program: Emergency Resource (ER) Home(s)  

The Outagamie/Calumet County Foster Care Program is recruiting foster homes interested in learning more about becoming an Emergency Resource (ER) Home for 2019. ER Homes accept placement of Outagamie/Calumet County children who come into care through emergency-type situations.

Important facts about ER Homes:

  • ER Homes must first become licensed as a level 2 foster home for Outagamie/Calumet County in order to be contracted for this position.
  • One parent needs to be home full-time or have a very flexible work schedule.
  • ER Homes must have at least two beds designated for emergencies in order to be considered a resource. They will care for no more than four foster children (six to keep siblings together).
  • Placements in an ER Home will not exceed 60 days.
  • When on-call, ER Homes must accept placement.
  • ER Homes are required to drive children to their school of origin, even if the child attends a different school district.
  • ER Homes receive a placement rate prorated by the number of days a child is placed in their care. They also receive an on-call daily rate when on rotation. Currently the rotation is on a weekly basis.

For more information, contact Jody Richter, Social Worker/Foster Care Coordinator, Outagamie County Government Center, Children, Youth and Family Department at 920-832-5037.

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Habitat for Humanity ReStore: Assistant Store Manager

The ReStore Assistant Manager supports the day-to-day operations to meet the sales goals of the Habitat ReStore. This role is responsible for ensuring that all sales, merchandising, cash-handling, and customer service processes run smoothly and efficiently while providing an exceptional experience for volunteers, donors, customers and staff in a safe and clean environment. This is a Full-Time position.

Responsibilities:

  • Opening and closing of the ReStore for scheduled daily hours. Varying shifts, typically within Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 6:30 pm and Saturday 7:30 am to 5:30 pm.
  • Cultivate a culture of safety by ensuring and insisting that all safety procedures are adhered to by volunteers, donors, customers and staff.
  • Ensure quality volunteer, donor, customer and staff relations. Provide input, document, and address comments and grievances in a timely and professional manner.
  • Under the supervision of the Store Manager, oversee and maintain daily and weekly volunteer assignments while providing training, supervision and evaluation of store volunteers in a positive and affirming manner.
  • Manage front-of-store operations, cash management, customer service, and volunteers in accordance with established policies and guidelines.
  • Ensure quality customer experiences for every shopper and volunteer.
  • Provide support for donation intake and inventory management while overseeing volunteers in the process of sorting, cleaning, and pricing while ensuring shared work stations remain safe, decluttered, organized, and clean.
  • Manage the merchandising and utilization of store signage in a way that maximizes sales, while ensuring that all materials are priced with consistency and accuracy.
  • Provide input for pricing guidelines by monitoring competitive merchandise market environments.
  • Conduct price audits on a routine basis.
  • Assist in implementing markdown systems used to ensure adequate inventory turn.
  • Provide feedback for the transfer of merchandise to and from offsite locations to ensure sufficient inventory levels.
  • Provide support for accurate monthly inventory and reporting for all purchased goods and fiscal year-end inventory for all goods.
  • Articulately communicate donation acceptance guidelines.
  • In coordination with the Store Manager, develop and manage in-store special events such as but not limited to sales, classes, donation drives, recycling events, orientations, and trainings.
  • Provide supporting content to develop and maintain an active social media presence for multiple outlets.
  • Assist in staff development and communication by contributing supporting content for weekly staff meetings and identifying outside training opportunities.
  • Administrative work including but not limited to writing procedures, training material, store signage.
  • Continually improve the overall appearance of the ReStore and store operations to maximize efficiencies, and ensure that all areas of the store and surrounding areas are clean and safe.
  • Performs all necessary duties and assume responsibility for the store in the absence of the Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager – Back Room.
  • Provide support to all Appleton Habitat ReStore locations
  • Participate in Point of Sale system operations, reporting and maintenance.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with volunteers is critical
  • Proven ability to merchandise visual displays in a retail environment
  • Building materials and/or furniture a plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel
  • Use of forklift, palette jacks, and experience driving commercial vehicles a plus
  • Willingness to learn is critical
  • Retail management experience is preferred
  • Warehouse and inventory management experience is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a pleasant, professional and caring personality
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multitask in a fast paced, ever-changing, retail environment
  • Knowledge of building materials is a plus

TO APPLY:  Please send cover letter and resume to Amy Ristow at  amyr@fchabitat.org

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc: Machine Operator 

Are you searching for a rewarding career for a company that makes a difference in our community? If so, we have the job for you. Valley Packaging Industries, a local non-profit aimed at helping those who are disabled or disadvantaged, is accepting applications for Machine Operators for our Kensington Drive location in Appleton. 

Job Duties:  The Machine Operator is responsible for performing various tasks to set-up, operate, monitor, troubleshoot and perform preventative maintenance on assigned machines, ensuring the interminable and efficient running of production.  The Machine Operator will also be responsible for adjusting machine settings to complete tasks accurately, according to specifications and in a timely fashion.  The main goals expected of this position are to meet all customer product needs, help coordinate production line activities, reduce machine downtime, improve product quality, obtain or exceed targeted throughput, and reduce maintenance department calls.  

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. At least 3 years of production experience, preferably with machine operation experience. Ability to work effectively in a team environment. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-speed environment, follow standardized work procedures and adhere to safe work practices in a continuous improvement team environment.  

Schedule and Pay Rate:  Hours will be Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. with some overtime possible. Pay starts at $11.00 per hour.  

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

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Catholic Charities: Mental Health Therapist

Under supervision of the Manager of Clinical Services, this full-time position provides a wide range of psychosocial services, including assessment, diagnosis, counseling, therapy and/or crisis intervention services to a specified client population in the Waupaca, Wautoma, Oshkosh and minimally Appleton areas.  Individuals will work in an environment requiring a high degree of independence and program coordination.  Leads and trains other therapists, students, and/or interns, as appropriate to the position and as assigned by Manager of Clinical Services. 

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:  “Embrace the mission and vision of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay and work in accordance with Catholic Social Teachings and the moral and ethical values of the Catholic Church.”

  • Minimum of Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW), Counseling, Psychology or other related human service specialty. 
  • 3,000 hours certified
  • Wisconsin Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker License
  • Wisconsin, federal, and professional codes of conduct, ethics, regulations and laws
  • Interviewing and evaluation of mental health clients
  • A range of counseling and therapeutic techniques in area of specialty
  • Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures
  • Knowledge of community mental health resources
  • Knowledge of community health care and vocational services
  • Knowledge and understanding of clinical counseling principles, programs and methodology
  • Knowledge of community support services and funding agencies
  • Cultural diversity and the relationship to counseling services
  • Medical conditions related to mental health concerns
  • Knowledge and/or experience of domestic violence treatment/interventions helpful
  • Conflict resolution
  • Documentation of professional work in written and electronic format
  • Oral, written, and electronic communication skills
  • Accurate diagnosis of common mental health disorders and conditions
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures
  • Critical thinking and creative problems-solving
  • Ability to apply mental health counseling methods and techniques
  • Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress in counseling
  • Ability to evaluate the progress of therapeutic programs and to make modifications
  • Ability to lead and train staff and/or students as appropriate
  • Ability to provide presentations to community groups
  • Ability to receive constructive feedback and make changes in behavior or interventions
  • Ability to operate without direct supervision and rely on consultation and indirect supervision of work in order to meet client needs
  • Ability to maintain professional and personal boundaries with clients
  • Ability to tolerate emotionally sensitive information and perform appropriate interventions
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in accordance with laws, agency policies and ethical codes
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multi-service agency
  • Ability to work with clients and staff of various religious faiths
  • Ability to establish rapport with a wide variety of clients 

REFERRED: • Preference to MSW.

To Apply:  Send resume and cover letter to Paul Doell at  pdoell@gbdioc.org  .

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Catholic Charities: Mental Health Therapist – Catholic Faith Integration 

Under supervision of the Manager of Clinical Services, this full-time position provides the integration of the Catholic faith within a wide range of mental health services, including assessment, diagnosis, counseling, therapy and/or crisis intervention services to a specified client population in the Appleton area.  Individuals will work in a Christ centered environment requiring a high degree of independence and program coordination.  May lead and trains other therapists, students, and/or interns, as appropriate to the position and as assigned by Manager of Clinical Services. 

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:  “Embrace the mission and vision of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay and work in accordance with Catholic Social Teachings and the moral and ethical values of the Catholic Church.”

  • Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing of a diocesan parish
  • Minimum of Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW), Counseling, Psychology or other related human service specialty. 
  • 3,000 hours certified
  • Wisconsin Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker License
  • Wisconsin, federal, and professional codes of conduct, ethics, regulations and laws
  • Interviewing and evaluation of mental health clients
  • A range of counseling and therapeutic techniques in area of specialty
  • Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures
  • Knowledge of community mental health resources
  • Knowledge of community health care and vocational services
  • Knowledge and understanding of clinical counseling principles, programs and methodology
  • Knowledge of community support services and funding agencies
  • Knowledge of Church Teachings relating to the person (such as Theology of the Body)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Cultural diversity and the relationship to counseling services
  • Working knowledge of Medical conditions related to mental health concerns
  • Knowledge and/or experience of domestic violence treatment/interventions helpful
  • Conflict resolution
  • Documentation of professional work in written and electronic format
  • Oral, written, and electronic communication skills
  • Accurate diagnosis of common mental health disorders and conditions
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures
  • Critical thinking and creative problems-solving
  • Must possess the ability to integrate Catholic faith, Church teachings, and prayer into therapies as appropriate to clients served
  • Ability to apply mental health counseling methods and techniques
  • Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress in counseling
  • Ability to evaluate the progress of therapeutic programs and to make modifications
  • Ability to lead and train staff and/or students as appropriate
  • Ability to provide presentations to community groups
  • Ability to receive constructive feedback and make changes in behavior or interventions
  • Ability to operate without direct supervision and rely on consultation and indirect supervision of work in order to meet client needs
  • Ability to maintain professional and personal boundaries with clients
  • Ability to tolerate emotionally sensitive information and perform appropriate interventions
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in accordance with laws, agency policies and ethical codes
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multi-service agency
  • Ability to work with clients and staff of various religious faiths
  • Ability to establish rapport with a wide variety of clients

PREFERRED: • Emmaus certificate  • Master’s degree in Social Work.

To Apply:  Send resume and cover letter to Paul Doell at  pdoell@gbdioc.org  .

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National MS Society: Executive Vice President, Individual Giving and Corporate Relations

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society mobilizes people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS. To fulfill this mission, the Society funds cutting-edge research, drives change through advocacy, facilitates professional education, collaborates with MS organizations around the world, and provides programs and services designed to help people with MS and their families move their lives forward. We partner with volunteers to accomplish our work. Staff members engage volunteers through effective and timely communications, facilitating meaningful opportunities, and continually seeking and providing feedback for reciprocal growth and learning.

WORK LOCATION: FLEXIBLE - SOCIETY OFFICE BASED. This position will be located to our nearest office, Hartland, WI.  The Executive Vice President, Individual Giving and Corporate Relations is a member of the Senior Leadership Team and, as such, must maintain a broad knowledge of the Society, uphold our culture, contribute to strategic discussions and ensure development and achievement of an integrated Society plan and budget. Working effectively on leadership teams; creating a high performing teams and contributing to increasing capacity through professional development is a primary responsibility.

Responsibilities: • Responsible for annual revenue performance in excess of $68 million gross and exceeding budgeted net revenue.  • Develop, implement and achieve a comprehensive strategy for: Individual giving and corporate revenue focusing on pipeline, cultivation, and growth while capitalizing on areas of high potential. Ensure success of Individual Giving Advisory Committee and Donor Relations Committees.  Relationship managementfocusing on execution and improvement of three revenue meetings (1:1 Coaching Portfolio, relationship review and revenue performance meetings); and building organizational readiness and adoption of constituent relationship management practices.  • Ensure development of an integrated operational plan and budget; measure and report on progress to the plan and implement adjustments to address risk and opportunities. Ensure clarity of all staff in their responsibilities in execution and achieving revenue targets.  Increase individual giving and corporate revenue through acquisition, retention and fundraising performance by individuals, teams and corporations and through strategic plan accelerators (volunteer engagement, innovation, digital and technology, strategic partnerships and awareness).  • Maintain knowledge and high level expertise in individual giving, corporate relations, major donor and planned giving strategies and trendsand external factors affecting revenue performance. Seek perspectives and understand practices of other organizations.  • Supervise Vice Presidents in building high performing teams; develop and grow staff and volunteer skills and capacity. Develop and actively support professional development plans.

Qualifications: Minimum Education:  Bachelor of Arts or Science.

Minimum Experience: • A minimum of ten (10) years of progressive non-profit leadership. A demonstrated successful leadership experience with a history of job growth and advancement.  • Experience in an organization with geographically dispersed operations. Ability to work independently while functioning in a matrix-oriented environment.  • Knowledge of nonprofits and experience in leadership volunteer committee work and leadership volunteers in a collegial relationship with staff.  • Ability to direct and motivate staff and volunteers and create strong relationships with a wide range of constituents. • Demonstrated competency in:  Plan and budget development and resource management.  Community engagement, logistics and volunteer engagement; Effective interpersonal relationship building and management;  Ability to build trusting, open, and honest relationships.  Coaching individuals and teams to improved performance and professional development. • Must have strong executive presence; and the ability to present to and connect effectively with many people.  • Superior written/verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively present complex ideas.  • Knowledge of change management principles and practices. • Ability to consistently demonstrate the Society's Operating Principles including cultural values. • Must be willing and able to travel -- up to 50% of the time - throughout the country. • Must be highly productive while working independently with advisory direction. 

Requirements/Other - Technical/Other: • Commitment to the mission, vision, cultural values, and expectations of the National MS Society  • Strong knowledge of MS Office computer programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint  • Constituent relationship management and online meeting tools.  • Strong public speaking, presentation and writing skills required.  • Knowledge of employee relations practices.  • This position will be required to drive/travel on Society business. Candidate must possess a valid driver's license, proof of insurance and reliable transportation. The Society does run motor vehicle checks for all positions which require driving and the applicant must meet the Society guidelines.  • Availability to work occasional nights and weekends to support events, committee meetings, etc. 

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society provides a highly competitive, comprehensive benefit package to employees. These benefits include a considerable Paid Time Off Plan; Paid Holidays; 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Society match; Educational Reimbursement Plan; Professional Development Assistance; Commuter Benefit Plan; Comprehensive Health & Welfare benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending Accounts, Life Insurance, Disability Coverage, Life Assistance Plan as well as additional voluntary benefit offerings.

How to Apply:  Please submit your resume and/or cover letter by applying directly to the job posting located on our company website: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1109441&d=External&r=5000407001906#/   National MS Society  http://www.nationalmssociety.org/

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Fox Cities Performing Arts Center: Finance and Human Resources Manager

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES : The following are the primary/essential functions of the position, and are not all-inclusive.

Finance:  Maintain monthly reconciliation of payroll and benefits accounts.   Assist with annual compilation and analysis of salary and benefits benchmarking and best practices.  Responsible for accounts payable and ach transfer processing.  Assist with general ledger accounting and reconciliations as assigned.  Review and authorize journal entries to record payroll and associated expenses.  Assist in month-end reporting and year-end audit process.   Advise CFO of unusual variances in accounts or key predictive ratios, collaborating with CFO to resolve related issues as needed.  Provide supervision to departmental staff.  

Human Resources:  Serve as primary contact with Center’s third party HR/Payroll Service Partner (QTI Group).  Serve as internal contact and resource for employees and managers to address HR questions and concerns while maintaining good working relationships and building credibility with employees. Assist Senior Leadership and QTI group in employee conflict resolution.  Support the President and Senior Leadership Team with HR related strategic initiatives related to organizational culture, employee recruitment, cultivation and retention.  Oversee and coordinate the internal and external processing of payroll and benefits, ensuring compliance with federal, state and company policies.  Coordinate the annual coaching and development process.  Develop, implement and maintain policies.  Work with the Finance Assistant to ensure timely and accurate submission of information to the third party HR/Payroll service partner.  Oversee workers compensation insurance benefits claims process, audit and vendor relationship.  Maintain proficient knowledge of health insurance coverage, associated vendor relationships and alternatives for both coverage and vendor partners.  Advise CFO of concerns regarding exposure and/or organizational opportunities.  

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  1. Knowledge of nonprofit finance, accounting and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.  2. Ability to maintain accurate records in accordance with established procedures, and federal and state regulations.  3. Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.  4. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective and confidential working relationships with other employees and vendors.  5. Proficiency in the use of accounting and data management software.  6. Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel. 7.  Experience with Great Plains preferred.  8. Advanced oral and written communication skills.  Minimum Qualifications:  1. Bachelors of Science degree in accounting or related field.  2. A minimum of six years professional experience in accounting, preferably with HR related responsibilities.  Nonprofit experience preferred.  

Send cover letter, resume,salary requirements and 3 references to:  Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Attn: HR, 400 W. College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911 or via fax (920) 730-3784 or via e-mail to info@foxcitiespac.com The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is an equal opportunity employer.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fox Valley Region: Match Support Specialist 

The Match Support Specialist is responsible for providing support and guidance to enrolled volunteers, youth, parent/guardians, and key collaborators in support of achieving organization goals and in alignment with the BBBS Standards of Practice and Service Delivery Model. This position delivers high-level customer service and professional support to ensure child safety, positive impacts for youth, constructive and satisfying relationships between children and volunteers, and a strong sense of affiliation with BBBS on the part of match members. As a member of the BBBS Team, this position is also responsible for supporting and directly contributing to the organization’s growth and culture of collaborative leadership. This position will be based primarily out of our Oshkosh BBBS Office with an occasional day or two in Appleton as needed.

Primary Responsibilities:  Manage a caseload of volunteer adults (Bigs) and youth (Littles) who have been paired in a mentoring relationship. Through regular support calls, continually assess the match relationship focusing on: child safety, match relationship development, positive youth development and volunteer and family satisfaction.  Conduct in-person match introductions between the Family and Big in order to help facilitate early relationship development.  Identify, address and resolve existing and/or potential match challenges through regular coaching conversations and in-person meetings.  Provide on-going coaching, support and training to help develop and sustain lasting match relationships that have a positive impact on the youth served.  Maintain up-to-date, accurate and detailed documentation and database records according to Big Brothers Big Sisters standards.  Work schedule will include evenings and some weekend hours to best meet the needs of our families and volunteers.  Provide program participants with solution focused strategies, resources and training that will help to further support match participants.  Participate in professional training as provided by the agency and the National office to achieve maximum development of professional skills when required.  Perform other duties as assigned.  

Job Types: Part-time, but will consider full time for the right candidate.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Kathryn Johann at  kjohann@bbbsfvr.org

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Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin: Counselor/Therapist 

Family Services is a non-profit organization that protects, heals and cares for children and families throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Our Silvercrest group home for adolescent males has an opening for a Counselor/Therapist.  Full-time staff with Masters Degrees are provided the opportunity to earn their 3,000 hours in this position.  For more information, visit www.familyservicesnew.org/careers

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Habitat for Humanity - Greater Fox Cities Area: Part-time Store Associate 

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

The Store Associate will work at ReStore West, maintaining the back room, sales floor and common areas, ensuring a clean, safe and organized work environment and monitoring incoming donations. The Store Associate will work closely with our wonderful group of volunteers and the generous community members who donate their building materials to the ReStore. 

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

TO APPLY:  Please send cover letter and resume to Amy Ristow at  amyr@fchabitat.org

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Fox Cities Performing Arts Center: Education Programs Manager

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES The following are the primary/essential functions of the position, and are not all-inclusive:  • Manage established PreK-12 curriculum based arts education programs.  • Work collaboratively with education assistant to coordinate materials and set-up needs for education events.  • Evaluate education programs for strategic growth and improvement opportunities.  • Coordinate the development of education promotional materials and events with marketing team.  • Promote education programs to area educators and administrators with support from marketing.  • Work with sales manager and sales and marketing team to monitor and strategize sales initiatives for Education Series and other student/educator opportunities.  • Create and plan curriculum-based resources and project lesson plans.  • Develop solutions and respond to education programming concerns.  • Plan and implement various education engagement opportunities unique to individual schools that expand on the themes or content of Center programming.  • Collaborate with teams across the organization to coordinate program events.  • In coordination with other Center teams, build partnerships with local community organizations.  • Collect and analyze data, with support from the sales team, to measure the success of the program and assist with future planning.  • Provide exceptional customer service to internal and external partners.  • Manage and meet program budgetary goals.  • Supervise teaching artists, Center Stage adjudicators and education program independent contractors as appropriate.  

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:  • Attend various administrative meetings and conferences.  • Prepare various routine and special reports as necessary.  • Assist with grant applications and reports.  • Serve as on-duty staff member at select events.  • Complete other duties as assigned. 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Required Knowledge and Competencies:  1. Strong oral and written communication skills.  2. Attention to detail and ability to coordinate various efforts with multiple parties. 3. Effective project and event management skills. 4. Ability to apply critical thought to projects. 5. Creative problem solving skills. 6. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team. 7. Experience working with schools and/or children’s programs. 8. Knowledge of the performing arts preferred. 9. Availability to work weekend and evening hours as dictated by event schedule and program needs.  10. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and the ability to navigate online. 

Education/Certification and Experience: 1. Bachelor’s Degree in education (preferred), communications, arts management or related field.  2. Minimum of five years related experience. 3. Valid driver’s license. 

Send cover letter, resume, at least 2 writing samples (such as a lesson plan), salary requirements and 3 references to:  Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Attn: HR, 400 W. College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911 or via fax (920) 730-3784 or via e-mail to info@foxcitiespac.com The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is an equal opportunity employer.

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc: Program Assistant 

Are you searching for a rewarding career? Do you want to improve lives within our community? If you answered yes to both of these questions we may have the job for you Valley Packaging Industries is accepting applications for a Program Assistant in the Manawa area.  

Job Duties:  The Program Assistant assists the Case Manager in providing direct, hands-on training to individuals involved in programing.  Performs other duties as required. Provides active and direct training to participants on work assignments.   As directed by the Case Managers, assists in training program participants in the areas of work skills, work readiness, social and personal adjustment and community integration. Assists the Case Managers in making behavioral observations, situational assessments, and in implementing individualized rehabilitation plans. Initiates communication with the Case Managers regarding participants’ 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. Provides services in the areas of life skills, and behavior management, and may specialize in one of those areas. Performs break and lunch duties daily and assists program participants throughout the facility. 

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

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

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Habitat for Humanity - Greater Fox Cities Area: Gift-In-Kind Program Manager

The Gift-In-Kind Program Manager is a key leader in growing revenue and reducing construction costs by securing donated products for sale at Habitat ReStores and for use on Habitat home construction, rehab and repair projects.

Responsibilities include:  • Develop and manage the implementation of a donation solicitation plan that will increase the number, consistency, size and quality of in-kind donations.  • Identify new in-kind donor prospects and develop strategies for outreach, cultivation and solicitation, as well as effective stewardship of current in-kind donors.  • Ensure clear and timely communication with the Development team to coordinate in-kind donor development and leverage existing donor and vendor relationships.  • Conduct systematic prospecting activities to maintain an adequate pipeline of potential in-kind donors.  • Proactively seek out networking opportunities and establish relationships with businesses to increase awareness of and participation with the gift-in-kind program.  • Develop strong relationships with local municipalities, businesses and others to increase awareness of and participation with the ReStore’s deconstruction program.  • Work with the Marketing & Communications Manager to develop, maintain and disseminate accurate and compelling information related to the gift-in-kind program.  • Ensure quality donor relations, and address comments and grievances in a timely and professional manner.  • Work with appropriate staff and volunteers to ensure that donor database is accurate and effective.  

Qualifications include:  • At least 5 years experience in some or all of these areas: corporate sales, fundraising, public or community relations.  • Experience developing strategy, implementing best practices and executing a plan.  • Ability to develop strong and productive relationships, collaborate across departments and work with all levels of organizations in a professional manner.  • Well-developed organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.  • Dedication to and enthusiasm for the mission of Habitat for Humanity and Habitat ReStores.  • Proficiency in MS Office applications is required.  • Working knowledge of Salesforce.com or other Constituent Relationship Management system is preferred.  • Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license are required.

TO APPLY:  Please send cover letter and resume to Amy Ristow at  amyr@fchabitat.org

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