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Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs: Marketing & Special Events Coordinator 

The Development & Marketing Coordinator works with the Development & Marketing Manager and collaborates with key staff members to develop and implement marketing and communication strategies addressing key constituencies. The Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are in executing marketing and communications to promote a positive public image among Harbor House Domestic Abuse Program’s (HHDAP) various audiences and advance development efforts by positioning the organization as the identified expert in domestic abuse services in our community. We are seeking an energetic, self-starter who enjoys working with and appreciates people of diverse backgrounds.  Survivors of domestic violence encouraged to apply.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Maintain and coordinate implementation of the annual marketing & communications calendar. • Oversee design and production of materials to create a cohesive image and message for all print and online communication vehicles. • Develop creative website content (includes digital and interactive content). • Maintain all online communication vehicles, including but not limited to digital media (i.e. Mail Chimp) and online social media (Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, etc.). • Formulate and execute fundraising events that align with HHDAP’s brand in coordination with other staff. • Coordinate with appropriate staff and provide oversight on all public relations activities, including press conferences, press releases and media follow up with story pitches. • Apply for, write and produce grant proposals and reports.  

COMPETENCIES: • Very strong writing, editing skills and attention to detail. • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with multifaceted demands. • Proven ability to successfully handle multiple projects and meet critical deadlines. • Results-orientated and a passion for creativity. • Flexibility to attend occasional evening and/or weekend meetings and/or events. •  Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, or a related field and 1 – 2 years experience in a marketing and/or communications position. • Knowledgeable and experienced with social media communication. • Organizational skills and ability to plan and implement special events.    

Full time (40 hours per week); some evening hours Benefits include: health insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, voluntary dental, group life insurance Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. 

Send resume and cover letter by February 3, 2017 to Search Committee at hr@harborhousewi.org

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The Trout Museum of Art & Fox Cities Building for the Arts: Gallery Attendant 

The Gallery Attendant welcomes visitors to the museum and provides information about our programs and events, assists with event setup and teardown, and monitors activity in the museum gallery and throughout our building. Our Gallery Attendants enhance the visitor experience by being a friendly and helpful presence. If you enjoy interacting with others and have good attention to detail, this may be a good fit for you. This position requires approximately 12-18 hours per week, including some evening and weekend hours. 

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

QUALIFICATIONS: - Excellent customer service skills. - Excellent attention to detail. - Willingness to talk to visitors and promote the organization’s programs and events. - Ability to lift and move items of up to 50 lbs. - Ability to spend extended periods of time standing and walking.  

To apply, please send your resume to jobs@troutmuseum.org.

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Homeless Connections: House Supervisor 

Homeless Connections, a 36 year non-profit agency, is ending homelessness by connecting individuals and families to resources that promote self-sufficiency and prevent future homeless episodes.  The House Supervisor works as part of a team to provide services to women, men and families who are experiencing homelessness in the shelter program.  PART TIME flexible days, 4-6 shifts per month.

The House Supervisor has many responsibilities, some outlined here:  - Ensure the safety and security of the building and clients  - Provide crisis intervention and resource information to clients   - Conduct face to face check-ins with clients and client intakes - Reinforce community living guidelines with clients   - Document notable client interactions with staff, volunteers and/or other clients - Recap shift events with other staff through written and face to face communication - Assign and ensure completion of daily chores with shelter clients  - Conduct house meetings with shelter clients  - Hand out prescription and over-the counter medications to clients - Distribute personal care items to clients - Stock donations and maintain building inventory - Maintain professional boundaries with clients - Maintain agency and client confidentiality, including former clients -  Attend staff meetings and pre-approved trainings - The overnight house supervisor is responsible for all kitchen operations, meal planning and inventory for roughly 50 people served daily.  

The part time house supervisor compensation starts at $11.90.  Additional compensation paid for all overnight shifts worked at an additional $1.50/hour.  Bachelor’s Degree preferred, high school diploma or GED required. Prefer previous experience working with homeless individuals, persons in poverty, persons with mental health issues and/or AODA. 

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to anne@homelessconnections.net  Or mail: Anne Muller, Deputy Director, Homeless Connections, 400 N. Division Street, Appleton, WI  54911.  We strongly encourage you to browse our website www.homelessconnections.net  Homeless Connections is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services Inc: Shelter Advocate

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

Scheduled Time:  Varying shifts available: Weekdays = 8am – 4pm,  Weekday Evenings = 4pm – Midnight,  Weekends = 8am – 4pm, 1pm – 9pm, 8:30pm – 8:30am.  The Part Time Advocate team covers all holiday shifts.  Attendance at a monthly staff meeting is also required.  

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

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

To apply, please submit a cover letter that includes the shifts you are interested, resume and at least three references by email to info@christineann.net or mail to PO Box 99, Neenah WI 54957 Application deadline is February 28, 2017. 

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fox Valley: Program Director 

The Director of Programs is responsible for establishing and managing the strategic direction and growth of program services, including overseeing program design, program function, program delivery, and attainment of program goals. The position provides key leadership and supervision of the program staff to deliver on organizational goals and mission. This position also serves as a key organization representative to external stakeholders and is responsible for developing and implement a robust recruitment strategy to ensure ongoing volunteer engagement. 

Essential Responsibilities: Provide comprehensive management of program services; Oversee program design, function, and operational efficiency; Supervise, train, and lead program staff; Maintain customer-centric service delivery model; Develop and implement new program initiatives to expand mentoring and/or address community need; Ensure quality assurance review of program services; Develop and implement volunteer recruitment plan; Develop and maintain positive working relationships with communities.  

Ideal candidate will demonstrate an excellent ability to form and maintain quality relationships with volunteers, staff, donors, and board members; be highly organized; have excellent written and oral communication skills; have a demonstrated ability to motivate a team; and be able to work with a high degree of flexibility, accuracy, and attention to detail in a fast-paced environment. 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred; 5+ years’ experience working in nonprofit programs/service delivery; 2+ years’ experience leading/supervising professionals. Must be able to successfully pass a criminal history record. Must have a valid driver’s license and updated automobile insurance. 

To apply: Send cover letter and resume to Lfenlon@bbbsfvr.org by January 20th.

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Child Care Resource & Referral, Inc: Community Early Childhood Coordinator 

The Fox Valley Early Childhood Coalition and the Community Early Learning Center of the Fox Valley are seeking a dynamic and motivated community engagement/public relations professional to develop, create and facilitate an environment that supports early childhood growth, development and education throughout the Fox Valley Region. 

The ideal candidate will be mission driven with particular interest in increasing community and public awareness about the importance of early childhood.  Develop and manage partnerships to strengthen and sustain communications, public policies, marketing and funding opportunities increasing local investments.  This position requires an innovative and highly creative thinker with excellent oral and written communication skills. The candidate must be able to set priorities, follow through to complete tasks and work well under pressure. In addition, must be self-directed with strong ability to work independently and function well within a team. The ideal candidate will be poised, diplomatic and tactful.

The Community Early Childhood Coordinator is responsible to coordinate and oversee the development of a comprehensive action plan to address early childhood needs in the Fox Valley Region. Develop local partnerships, increasing local investment and work with a network team.  Create a single unified fund to which private partners can contribute and invest. Collect data about early childhood in communities related to the common early childhood goals. Experience and success with grant writing, reporting and evaluation.  

Preferred Education and Experience: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in community engagement, public relations, communications and knowledge of early childhood development required.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements by 4:00 p.m., January 20, 2017 to: Judith Olson, Child Care Resource & Referral, Inc., 1001 W. Kennedy Avenue, Suite A, Kimberly, WI  54136  judyo@ccrrfoxvalley.org  Child Care Resource and Referral is an Equal Opportunity Employer functioning under an affirmative action plan.

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Fox Valley Literacy Council: Executive Director 

Fox Valley Literacy Council (FVLC) is a privately funded not-for-profit organization committed to strengthening our community by providing client-focused adult literacy services in the Fox Cities region of Northeast Wisconsin. Our staff and trained volunteers work with adults in one-to-one and group settings on Adult Basic Education skills and English language proficiency so they can pursue additional education, increase their employment potential or otherwise improve their overall quality of life. We are seeking an Executive Director to help continue our success and strengthen our position as a community partner. This person will be responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization according to the strategic direction established by the Board of Directors. The primary responsibilities of this position include: 

Leadership, Planning and Management:  Foster a healthy, collaborative organizational culture; Participate with the Board of Directors to develop a strategic plan; Develop operational plans and oversee day-to-day operations; Ensure that programs are effective and represent industry “best practices”. 

Finance and Risk Management:  Direct fund development efforts toward increasing operational capacity and long-term sustainability; Develop and implement a comprehensive budget; Ensure legal compliance relative to financial matters; Identify and evaluate risks to the organization's constituents (students, volunteers, staff), property, finances, image and goodwill, and implement measures to control those risks. 

Human Resources:  Implement HR-related policies and procedures and ensure consistency with legal and FVLC guidelines; Maintain appropriate staffing levels with qualified and trained people; Monitor and review staff and volunteer performance and provide coaching and mentoring as needed. 

Community Relations/Advocacy:  Serve as official spokesperson and enhance the organization’s image by being active and visible, working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations. 

Position requirements:  A minimum of 5 years experience with progressive responsibility in a not-for-profit organization; Demonstrated supervisory and collaborative leadership ability that encourages ethics, empowerment, relationship building, creativity and innovation; Demonstrated grant writing and fundraising success; Experience recruiting and training volunteer workers; University degree or equivalent in a related field; Flexibility to work offsite and in non-standard hours, depending on the needs of the organization Ability to think strategically and critically, problem solve effectively and make sound decisions; Ability to communicate effectively and maintain functional relationships with the Board of Directors and other stakeholders; Ability to plan and organize; Knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws; Proficiency in the use of computers related to word processing, financial management, e-mail and Internet. 

Desirable background: Background and experience in adult literacy; Familiarity with the local not-for-profit community; Spanish language proficiency.  

Compensation:  This is a full-time (40h/wk), exempt position. Salary range $45,000 - $48,000, which includes a benefits allowance. Paid time off includes vacation, holidays and an extended holiday-season hiatus. 

To apply please submit a detailed cover letter and resume electronically using the form here: http://www.fvlc.net/Job-Opportunities-.html  Application deadline is February 10, 2017.

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Fox Valley Literacy Council: Volunteer Coordinator

The Fox Valley Literacy Council, a nonprofit organization providing adult literacy services through trained volunteer tutors, seeks a full-time Volunteer Coordinator. The Volunteer Coordinator works as part of a team with other staff and volunteers to help carry out the mission of the Fox Valley Literacy Council. This is a Monday through Thursday position; schedule to be determined. Some evening and weekend work may be required.  Summary:  Oversee volunteer recruitment, tutor training, evaluation, and retention for Adult Basic Education and English Language Learning volunteer tutors.  Reports to the Executive Director. 

Qualifications: Volunteer management experience. Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. ProLiteracy tutor training certification or willing to attain it Ability to speak Spanish or Hmong is helpful Ability to travel to off-site locations in the service area of Outagamie, Waupaca, and northern Calumet and Winnebago Counties. 

Skills: Strong judge of character. Public speaking and facilitation skills. Ability to coordinate several tasks simultaneously Ability to work independently Strong computer skills, including database management and presentation software Optimist and problem solver.  

Responsibilities: Recruit, screen, train, support, and evaluate tutors and other volunteers Conduct presentations to groups of prospective tutors Recruit tutors to assist with presentations Recruit tutor trainers and oversee certification process Coordinate and conduct  team-delivered tutor trainings and in-service trainings Provide on-going support to volunteers and conduct volunteer recognition Match tutors with students Maintain regular communication with volunteer tutors Coordinate volunteer and student recognition Conduct volunteer surveys and perform other program evaluation activities Maintain accurate record keeping, databases, and reporting Attend trainings, meetings, and conferences related to program goals Perform other related duties as may be assigned.  

Apply by sending 1) a resume, and 2) a separate cover letter addressed to Nik Shier, Executive Director, 130 E. Franklin St, Appleton, WI 54911 or nshier@fvlc.net.

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

Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley is seeking an experienced licensed mental health and AODA counselor to practice in Oshkosh and Menasha locations, providing services to adults and teenagers in individual, family or group settings. 

Examples of Work: 

Professional Services

  • Providing the number of agreed upon clinical hours
  • Maintaining electronic clinical records in keeping with Center policies and procedures
  • Working with the administrative staff to set and collect appropriate fees
  • Representing the standards and practices of their primary professional fields

Clinical Staff Participation

  • Working cooperatively with staff colleagues, consultants, and referring professionals
  • Actively participating in clinical staffing and case consultations
    • Attending and actively participating in administrative staff meetings, staff retreats, and other team building activities 

Center Administration and Development

  • Participating in the development of the Center's referral network
  • Performing administrative and development tasks as assigned
  • Participating in the Center's programs of education, consultation, and community relations

 Qualifications:

  • Current dual licensure in good standing in Wisconsin as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC, CSAC)
  • Ability and desire to work in a cohesive and collaborative team
  • Interest in developing professional competency integrating spirituality and psychotherapy
  • Bilingual Spanish/English a plus. 

Samaritan Counseling Center offers employees a competitive compensation and benefit package and these additional benefits:    

  • 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.

ABOUT US:  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).  Our clients can expect professional, expert counseling that is cost effective.  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. Samaritan is not a religious organization. 

To apply please send resume and cover letter to tsiebers@samaritan-counseling.com.

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Lutheran Social Services of WI & Upper MI: Direct Support Professional

Do you believe every person deserves quality care and support regardless of their physical and/or mental capabilities? Consider joining Lutheran Social Services of WI & Upper MI as a Direct Support Professional!  The Direct Support Professionals provide individualized support including, assisting individuals with personal cares, medication administration, recreational activities, meal preparation, and problem solving. NO CNA LICENSE REQUIRED. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provides independent skills training for individuals that is consistent with goals outlined in individual service plans. Supports and cares for individuals within established policies and procedures. Interacts with individuals on one-to-one or group basis providing guidance and a positive supportive influence. Provides documentation according to individual services and LSS best practices. Assists individuals in performing personal care, meal preparation, medication administration, recreational activities, obtaining appropriate health care, and community involvement. May provide limited health care such as administering tube feedings and obtaining vital signs. Performs general housekeeping, laundry, and outdoor maintenance duties. Transports and accompanies individuals to meetings, services, appointments, and other activities.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school or GED equivalency is preferred. One (1) year of work experience, preferably working with individuals with disabilities, aging and/or vocational rehab. Valid driver's license. Must be able to pass a background and driver's check. The incumbent of this position must have a valid Driver’s License and car – Motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record required.

Hours: Sunday Off, Monday 9:30am to 4:00pm, Tuesday 9:30am to 4:00pm, Wednesday 9:30am to 4:00pm, Thursday 9:30am to 4:00pm, Friday 9:30am to 4:00pm, Saturday Off.  Will be required to attend trainings and staff meetings outside of regular scheduled hours.

Discover what makes Lutheran Social Services a great place that helps improve the quality of peoples’ lives – one grace-filled life at a time.  We want you! Apply today to join our team. www.lsswis.org  EOE/M/W/VET/DISABILITY

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Lutheran Social Services of WI & Upper MI: Mental Health Specialist - Adult Family Home

Lutheran Social Services of WI & Upper MI is currently seeking a Mental Health Specialist for an adult family home.  This position involves working in an 4 bed non-licensed supportive apartment setting in the Appleton area. This facility is staffed from 6a-10p, and works with adults diagnosed with mental illness. This position does require working every other weekend and holidays as scheduled. A staff vehicle is not available for use, so personal vehicles are required at times for client transportation. The position hours are as follows:  Week 1 - Monday: 6a-4p, Wednesday: 8a-10a, Friday: 2p-10p, Saturday: 6a-2p.  Week 2 - Sunday: 6a-2p, Monday: 2p-10p, Friday: 6a-2p.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: De-escalates crisis situations using non-restrictive techniques Provides support to individuals, advocates and assesses problems and establishes a recovery focused environment within the individual’s home, group living or community.  Establishes and maintains confidential files and records and may be responsible for tracking and reporting on various statistics and demographics.  Identifies emergencies and responds appropriately Works as part of a community treatment team, including internal and external stakeholders May facilitate supports groups with an emphasis on recovery and strength based techniques  Transports and escort clients to meetings, services, appointments and other activities Attends staff meetings and participates in training activities as required Participates in community advocacy for individuals with mental illness Assists with medication administration to ensure compliance with prescribed dosages and timeframes

PERKS: Mileage reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Service Awards and Recognition, Ability to Contribute to 403B, Employee Assistance Program. 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: A High School Diploma or GED Equivalency is required for the position. Related experience or credits toward a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in social work, human services, psychology or similar major is required. One year of work experience in crisis or mental health preferred. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: The incumbent of this position must have a valid Driver’s License and car – Motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record required. TRAVEL:  Ability to travel on day trips as required up to 25-50%, depending on specific role. 

Discover what makes Lutheran Social Services a great place that helps improve the quality of peoples’ lives – one grace-filled life at a time. We want you! Apply today to join our team. EOE/M/W/VET/DISABILITY.  Please apply online at www.lsswis.org

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Lutheran Social Services of WI & Upper MI: Mental Health Specialist - Group Home

Grandstone Group Home is an 8 bed CBRF that aids clients in transition from a more restrictive setting to a less restrictive setting. While working with people with a mental health diagnosis, completing one hour checks, cleaning duties and counting medications are also part of the essential duties of a Mental health Specialist. This position requires working every other weekend, and holidays as they fall. The schedule for this position would be the following:  Week 1 - Sunday   12a-8a; 10p-12a, Monday  12a-8a; 10p-12a, Tuesday  12a-8a; 8p-12a, Wednesday   12a-8a, Thursday   OFF, Friday   OFF, Saturday   OFF.  Week 2 - Sunday   OFF, Monday   OFF, Tuesday   SM 2p-4p; 10p-12a, Wednesday  12a-8a, Thursday   12a-8a, Friday   10p-12a, Saturday   12a-8a; 10p-12a. 

Essential Duties and responsibilities: De-escalates crisis situations using non-restrictive techniques Provides support to individuals, advocates and assesses problems and establishes a recovery focused environment within the individual’s home, group living or community. Establishes and maintains confidential files and records and may be responsible for tracking and reporting on various statistics and demographics. Identifies emergencies and responds appropriately Works as part of a community treatment team, including internal and external stakeholders May facilitate supports groups with an emphasis on recovery and strength based techniques  Transports and escort clients to meetings, services, appointments and other activities Attends staff meetings and participates in training activities as required Participates in community advocacy for individuals with mental illness Assists with medication administration to ensure compliance with prescribed dosages and timeframes.  

Education and/or Experience: A High School Diploma or GED Equivalency is required for the position. Related experience or credits toward a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in social work, human services, psychology or similar major is required. One year of work experience in crisis or mental health preferred. 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: The incumbent of this position must have a valid Driver’s License and car – Motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record required. TRAVEL:  Ability to travel on day trips as required up to 25-50%, depending on specific role.  

Discover what makes Lutheran Social Services a great place that helps improve the quality of peoples’ lives – one grace-filled life at a time. We want you! Apply today to join our team. EOE/M/W/VET/DISABILITY.  Please apply online at www.lsswis.org.

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