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Lutheran Social Services of WI and Upper MI: Mental Health Specialist

Lutheran Social Services of WI & Upper MI has two positions open for a Mental Health Specialist to join the team at Eastwood Crisis Facility.  This 8 bed residential facility provides 24 hour supervision for adults with mental health and/or addictions issues who are experiencing a crisis from any of life's difficult circumstances.  Both positions are for the third shift awake opportunity with hours from 10 PM - 6 AM but can vary.  Weekend hours are required. Pay: $13.00/hr.  Under supervision, the Mental Health Specialist performs work involving the recovery, support and advocacy for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness.

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: •Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance •Flex Spending for Dependent & Health Care •Mileage reimbursement •Paid Time Off •9 Paid Holidays •Ability to Contribute to 403B •Employee Assistance Program •Service Awards and Recognition. 

To apply for one of these two positions, please click on this link:*7E681441F370203B

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Oshkosh Area Community Pantry: Inventory Coordinator 

The Inventory Coordinator will support the overall goals of the Oshkosh Area Community Pantry through purchasing, collecting, inventorying, and distributing food. The objective of this role is to support client need, monitor food safety, pantry organization and keep appropriate inventory. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned. • Coordinate the logistics of contracted food programs: TEFAP and Direct Connect. • Purchase food in accordance with budget and need, ensure the food pickup and delivery is coordinated timely. • Create and monitor inventory space for proper food safety and storage. • Control and inspect incoming orders for food safety per contractual obligations. • Implement and maintain waste management processes and prepare for contractual inspections. • Monitor large equipment and oversee the basic maintenance of the pantry area. • Supervise and train drivers, inventory and distribution volunteers in accordance with pantry guidelines.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • High School Diploma or its equivalent. • Three (3) or more years of experience in the field or in a related area. • Detail orientated. • Strong verbal and written communications skills. • Proficiency with various web-based software applications including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc. • Valid Driver’s License. • Ability to travel 10%. • Ability to lift up to 100 pounds  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Experience working for a non-profit • Training and supervising volunteers • Food safety • Tow motor experience • Driving Freightliner – no CDL required. 

CORE COMPETENCIES: • Internal Contacts:  Contact with peers and others involving explanation of information (these contacts may be within or outside department or division), and the gathering of factual information; may include the communication of sensitive or confidential information. • External Contacts:  Frequent external contact to: gather information, answer queries, or ask assistance. • Communication Skills:  Read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos; Read and interpret safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals; Write routine reports, correspondence and speak effectively before both internal and external groups; Language: English. • Decision-Making:  Regularly makes decisions involving how a project or operation will be conducted (i.e. sequence or method), and generally from an available set of alternatives or precedents. • Complexity, Judgment and Problem Solving:  Generally diversified and moderately difficult work. Requires judgment in the adaptation and interpretation of established practices and procedures to meet problems and situations to which the application is not clearly defined. • Supervisory/Managerial:  General instructing, scheduling, and reviewing the work of others performing the same or directly related work. Acts as “lead worker”. Job functional supervision only.  

WORKING CONDITIONS: • Physical Demands: Frequent Standing, Walking/Running, Reaching, Driving, Bending/Kneeling, Hearing, Talking, Visual; Occasional Sitting; Seldom Climbing, Typing, Fine Dexterity, Manual Dexterity, Upper Extremity Repetitive Motion, Lifting/Carrying 75lbs. and Pushing/Pulling up to 100lbs. • Non-Physical Demands: Occasional Analysis/Reasoning, Communication/Interpretation, Sustained Mental Activity (i.e., auditing, problem solving, grant writing, composing reports, etc.); Seldom Math/Mental Computation, Reading, and Writing. • Environmental Demands: Frequent Task Changes; Occasional Work Alone, High Volume Public Contact, Dust, Temperature Extremes, Toxic Substances (i.e., solvents, pesticides, etc.); Seldom Tedious/Exacting Work, Loud Noises, Physical Danger. • Work Schedule:  Routine shift hours. Infrequent overtime, weekend, or shift rotation. • Demands/Deadlines:  Occasional stress due to deadlines or workload because of intermittent or cyclical work pressures, or occasional exposure to distressed individuals within the immediate work environment.

If interested please send cover letter and resume to Terri Green at

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Fox Cities Building for the Arts, Inc: Building and Gallery Attendant 

Part-time hourly, including some evening and weekend hours. Average of 20 hours per week, with some variation between exhibits and during special events. 

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Building and Gallery Attendant monitors activity in the museum gallery, interacts with visitors to provide information and communicate gallery guidelines and policies, and assists with building security, maintenance, and housekeeping needs. This position requires good customer service skills, attention to detail, and the ability to follow direction. 

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

QUALIFICATIONS: • Excellent customer service skills • Strong oral communication skills • Excellent attention to detail • Ability to lift and move items of up to 50 lbs.  

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position description. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

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Valley Packaging Industries: ESL Instructor 

Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. a local non-profit is looking for a part-time ESL Instructor to join our team. The ESL Instructor will be responsible for providing ELL classroom instruction to program participants of diverse cultural backgrounds. Helps students increase their level of English proficiency throughout the program. Communicates relevant issues and progress to ELP Coordinator. Performs other duties as required. 

Responsible for the preparation of daily lesson plans which address basic English, workplace literacy, health and safety, sample job applications and mock interviews. Utilizes and delivers lesson plans and knowledge to prepare ELP participants for success in the community and towards seeking community employment. Facilitates progress of students in the classroom by measuring written and verbal skills with appropriate written and verbal evaluations. Advocates for the needs of the program to address classroom and production concerns. Coordinates services with production staff to communicate workplace literacy and health and safety training. Attends training as needed to maintain professional development.  

Hours of work are Monday-Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for a total of 14 hours a week. Starting pay is based upon experience and education. 

If interested please send cover letter and resume to Shannon Porter at  Application deadline is 10/26/2017.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fox Valley Region: Development Director

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fox Valley Region is committed to providing children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported, 1-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Development Director (DD) is responsible for employing the BBBS case for support in order to develop, implement, and manage a comprehensive development program that addresses individual, corporate (non-event) and grant/foundation funding and designed to provide for BBBS’ growth and expansion. The DD must work closely with the Executive Director and Events/Marketing Coordinator for fulfillment of fundraising responsibilities. As a member of the BBBS Leadership Team, this position is also responsible for supporting and directly contributing to the organization’s strategic development and for building a culture of collaborative leadership.

Develop, implement, and manage a comprehensive development program (short and long term strategic design) that addresses individual, corporate (non-event) and grant/foundation funding.  ~ Establish annual fundraising goals.  ~ Initiate, cultivate, solicit and steward donor relationships (individual and corporate).  ~ Document and track all donations and donor relations in donor database.  ~ Develop and manage a program to identify prospects for major gifts and grants from various sources. Cultivate and foster donor relationships and develop a program of donor recognition.

Develop and implement an annual program of cultivation and stewardship activities and events designed to establish and maintain funding opportunities and establish new promising relationships. • Collaborate with Executive Director to successfully manage and secure foundation grants, including research and identification of new foundation opportunities. • Collaborate with board of directors to understand, implement, and achieve fundraising goals. • Develop, in conjunction with the ED and the Board, policies and related procedures regarding gift acceptance and management of philanthropic funds. •  Assist in the development of annual fundraising budgets. • Serve as staff liaison for Board Fund Development committee. • Provide positive leadership and direction in the creation and establishment of the BBBS development vision and in the establishment of short and long-term goals and strategies necessary to accomplish the vision.  

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION:  Please email, as a single PDF document, including a cover letter, CV or resume, and names and contact information for three professional references (will not be contacted without your prior knowledge and permission) to (Reference: Development Director).

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CAP Services: Classroom Manager/4K Teacher in New London, WI 

This position is responsible for implementing all aspects of the Head Start educational programming, including lesson planning, assessment, screening, home visits, and conferences. 

BS/BA in Early Childhood or in a related field or an advanced degree in a field related to early childhood education with a current WI DPI license #770-70 (Pre K -3) or #777-71 (PreK-6) and one year teaching experience in a preschool classroom is required. 

$16.84-$18.34 per hour depending on experience. Full time 37.5 hours per week, school year with summer layoff.  Benefits are included.  Position will remain open until filled.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to .  

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

Part-Time positions open in various Fox Valley Boys & Girls Clubs If you are looking for a rewarding, challenging, and inspiring opportunity to make a difference, then the Boys & Girls Clubs may be the place for you! Join an amazing team of caring, supportive people working hard and having fun while giving young people in our communities the opportunities and support they need to reach their full potential.

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

Responsibilities :• Ensure programs, services and activities that prepare youth for success, promoting safety of members and quality in program at all times. Provide guidance and role modeling to members.  • Responsible for coordinating, promoting, and stimulating participation in programs at the Club.  • Ensure a healthy and safe environment, supervising members in program area.  • Effectively implement and administer programs, services and activities for drop-in members and visitors.  • Prepare periodic activity reports.  • Assist with daily activities  • Prior to its start, will ensure all equipment needed for programs/activities is gathered and in working order.  • Actively engage Club members in programs and activities and encourage participation by all members.  • Record participation numbers for all programs/activities facilitated. 

Skills and Knowledge Required : • A High School Diploma or equivalent.  • A thorough knowledge of Boys & Girls Club of the Fox Valley mission, objectives, policies, programs and procedures. • College or teaching experience preferred • Knowledge of youth development • Ability to manage multiple tasks and to develop solutions to problems with limited supervision.  • Ability and desire to work with youth ages 6-18 in a variety of environments, including small group and large group settings • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems.  • Must possess excellent verbal and written skills.  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all Club personnel, Board of Directors and Club parents.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Bev Grabow at  

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement The Boys & Girls Club of the Fox Valley provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics and complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. 

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Fox Cities Performing Arts Center: Chief Finance Officer 

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center (Center) is an inclusive gathering place where we are inspired to build a strong, engaged community through the arts. The Center presents a variety of world-class live performing arts from touring Broadway to musicians, dancers and actors from around the world providing an opportunity to see beyond our immediate world and deepen our connections as human beings. As a member of the senior leadership team and officer of the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, you will help build a positive working environment as well as inspire, transform and build our community through exceptional live experiences.  You are responsible for the oversight of information technology and all finance including payroll and benefits.

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


  • Advise the president and senior management on financial forecasting, budgeting, cash flow, investment priorities, capital replacement, bond compliance and policy matters.
  • Serve as the staff chair to the finance and budget committee and technology committee, effectively communicate, and present important financial matters at Board of Directors and Executive Committee meetings.
  • Establish and monitor Center’s investment strategies and policies in accordance with objectives set by the finance committee.
  • Contribute to the development of the Center’s strategic goals and objectives as well as the overall management of the organization.
  • Participate in program-related conversations with a focus on the Center’s risk exposure related to budget and contract impact.
  • Represent the organization at Center events and externally as necessary particularly with donors and in banking, legal, insurance and other financial matters.
  • Work collaboratively with the senior leadership team to maintain a positive, supportive work culture focused on the Center’s mission, vision and values. 


  • Oversee all company accounting practices, preparing budgets, financial reports, tax and audit functions in compliance with all applicable accounting standards and best practices with respect to accounting for nonprofits.
  • Supervise cash, investment and debt management.
  • Study, analyze and report trends, opportunities for expansion and projection of future organization growth.
  • Estimate long-range capital requirements.
  • Responsible for contracts and insurance administration.
  • Insure regulatory compliance in the area of personnel management, particularly as it relates to labor laws, insurance and company policy.
  • Design, implement and maintain internal controls relevant to the preparation and fair presentation of the financial statements.
  • Supervise department staff.

Human Resources

  • In collaboration with the Center’s president and third party HR partner, oversee human resource benefit management and HR policies and procedure development and compliance.
  • Assist in all internal investigations.
  • Complete, compile and provide analysis of salary and benefit benchmarking and best practices. 

Information Technology

  • Provide direction and oversight to the information technology systems of the Center in conjunction with the Technology Committee to assure state of the art computer and communications tools to support high quality performance, program and operations.
  • Work with IT team to identify and properly scope individual technology projects from design initiation, monitoring and completion.
  • Work with technology team to anticipate, solve and appropriately communicate potential problems affecting feasibility, budgets and schedules.
  • Supervise departmental staff.

 Minimum Qualifications: Degree in accounting or related field.  Minimum of ten years experience in accounting or finance, and three years executive leadership.  Nonprofit experience and CPA preferred. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  1. Ability to operate as an effective tactical, analytical and strategic thinker.
  2. Knowledge of nonprofit finance, accounting, tax, budgeting and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  3. Ability to maintain accurate records in accordance with established procedures, and federal and state financial regulations. Including an understanding of IRS form 990.
  4. Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.
  5. Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.
  6. Working knowledge of short and long-term budgeting and forecasting and product-line profitability analysis.
  7. Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with senior leadership, Board of Directors and staff.
  8. Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  9. Ability to create and sustain a team-based approach to staffing, work plans, project development and implementation.
  10. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors and contractors.
  11. Ability to accurately work under pressure and meet deadlines.

To Apply: Send resume, salary requirements and three 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   We encourage applications from individuals who will help us create a more diverse and accepting culture. The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is an equal opportunity employer.

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Habitat for Humanity and Rebuilding Together: Intake Coordinator - Home Repair Programs

Background:  Through a newly established strategic alliance, Rebuilding Together and Habitat for Humanity are working together to serve low income homeowners through their respective home repair programs.   With the Intake Coordinator position, low income homeowners can inquire about and apply for home repairs with a single point of contact for both organizations.  Qualifying projects will be completed by either Rebuilding Together, Habitat for Humanity, or a combination of both organizations.  

Summary:  The Intake Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and administering the intake and application process for the Home Repair programs offered through Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity and Rebuilding Together Fox Valley.  The Intake Coordinator acts as the single point of entry for both organization’s home repair services.  

Responsibilities:• Respond to inquiries regarding the home repair programs in a professional, knowledgeable and compassionate manner. • Guide homeowners through the application process, addressing questions and concerns in a timely and professional manner, and connecting them with other community resources as needed. • Accurately and consistently collect, document and organize inquiry, application and referral information. • Collaborate with staff of both organizations and other housing service providers on outreach to homeowners to secure applications for services and connect residents to the options that best meet their needs. • Initiate and maintain strong communication with both organizations regarding program updates and any related situations that may arise. • Develop and maintain up-to-date knowledge about both organizations to effectively assess homeowner qualifications and fit, and about loan and funding qualifications of each organization respectively. • Develop and maintain up-to-date knowledge on lending regulations and implement them to remain compliant. • Work closely with Home Assessment staff to communicate with residents about progress on their applications. •  Assist in the review and development of efficient and effective home repair application processes and procedures, making recommendations based on experience and identified needs.  

Schedule: Full time, flexible schedule with the expectation of work on some weekends and evenings. 

Qualifications: • Knowledge and understanding of affordable housing issues,  and associated services. • Bachelor’s degree in human services field and at least 3 years’ experience in affordable housing, community engagement, outreach and case management, or equivalent combination. • Knowledge of home mortgage and lending regulations is preferred. • Upbeat, positive, outgoing, personable and able to relate well and develop relationships with diverse populations and age groups. • Well-developed organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize, coordinate work flow and effectively communicate progress. • Superior oral, written, presentation and interpersonal skills. • Self-starter and able to work independently without supervision, while functioning effectively in a team environment. • Proficiency in MS office and database applications is preferred.•  Ability to handle confidential information appropriately. • Treat others in a nondiscriminatory, lawful and ethical manner, respecting the differences among people and the value they bring to Rebuilding Together and Habitat for Humanity. • Possess a valid driver’s license.  

Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity and Rebuilding Together Fox Valley are Equal Employment Opportunity employers.  Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or other protected status. 

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, salary history and references to and reference Home Repair Intake Coordinator.

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