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United Way Fox Cities: Corporate Engagement Coordinator

The Corporate Engagement Coordinator supports the mission of United Way Fox Cities by deepening company relationships to drive impact through volunteer and engagement activities. The position will provide a superior “LIVE UNITED” experience and execute volunteer and engagement activities, inspiring workplace partners to stay active in our mission year-round. The overall aim is for increased participation to enhance workplace campaigns, cultivate awareness, and grow funding for United Way Fox Cities based on the model of Give, Advocate, Volunteer.

Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions -
Major responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  1. Work cross-departmentally, particularly with the Resource Development and Community Development teams to:
    1. Execute strategic volunteer/engagement opportunities that ensure impact.
    2. Strengthen company relations and become knowledgeable about diverse workplace partners’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) goals. Respond to and fulfill volunteer/engagement requests strategically to assist workplace partners in reaching their CSR goals and to help employees understand, experience, and feel connected to the work of United Way.
  2. Plan and execute a variety of volunteer/engagement activities, projects, and programs (e.g. Books for Kids pack, Fox Cities Diaper Bank repack, etc.).
  3. Develop, implement, and maintain volunteer/engagement processes, including:
    1. Create a calendar to include both short- and long- term opportunities
    2. Respond to all inquiries
    3. Assist with sign up
    4. Enter and manage records
    5. Coordinate orientation
    6. Follow up with thank you messages
    7. Collect feedback (e.g. surveys) from participants
  4. Create a branded “LIVE UNITED” experience to deepen employee knowledge about United Way’s work and community issues, utilizing presentations and other methods as appropriate.
  5. Research and develop best practices for volunteer/engagement:
    1. Recruitment
    2. Retention
    3. Appreciation
  6. Maintain and deepen strong nonprofit agency partnerships to identify and manage up-to-date records about high-quality volunteer/engagement opportunities that fulfill community needs.
  7. Track and report outcomes showing the relationship between volunteer/engagement and giving, as well as the impact of volunteer/engagement activities, projects, and programs.

Qualifications:

  • Passion for United Way Fox Cities’ mission
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s Degree and/or volunteer coordinator experience preferred
  • Outgoing, engaging personality; strong interpersonal skills
  • Friendly and courteous with good customer service skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, with the ability to work both independently and cooperatively across departments
  • Ability to self-manage, multi-task, and quickly adapt in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships with diverse internal and external stakeholders
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Comfort with and ability to learn new technology (e.g. CRM software)
  • Ability to work occasional weekends, evenings, and other non-traditional hours
  • Must be willing and able to complete physical tasks required for the execution of volunteer projects, including but not limited to lifting/loading supplies (at minimum 40 pounds), moving furniture in event spaces, and working in a variety of environments/conditions
  • Reliable transportation

Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Previous volunteer experience, project management, or event and logistics coordination
  • Knowledge of United Way’s work, community’s needs, nonprofits in the Fox Cities, etc.
  • Database software experience
  • Public speaking experience

Reports to: Vice President of Resource Development. Schedule: Part-time: 20 hours per week (schedule varies and includes occasional weekends, evenings, and other non-traditional hours).  

To apply:  Please send cover letter and résumé to resourcedevelopment@unitedwayfoxcities.org Applications will be reviewed as received. Poisition open until filled.  

United Way Fox Cities is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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Weight of the Fox Valley (WOTFV): AmeriCorps Member 

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

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

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

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to communicate and work effectively and with a high level of professionalism with community members and leaders from non-profit, government, healthcare, education, and business sectors. 
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive work relationships with host site staff, volunteers, and WOTFV partners, including individuals from many diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • Self- motivated, goal oriented, and organized – ability to get the job done.
  • Able to work in unstructured environment and adapt easily to change. Takes initiative to complete assigned work.
  • Meets deadlines and completes tasks with a high degree of accuracy and dependability. Detail oriented.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher), Google tools, Social Media platforms.
  • Passion for health and wellness initiatives.
  • Must have a college degree or equivalent.
  • The ideal candidate will hold an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in a health, wellness, or communications-related field with general knowledge of health principles related to healthy lifestyles and/or chronic disease.
  • Be 18 years or older at the beginning of their service.
  • U.S Citizen, U.S National, or Lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S.
  • Provide information, complete, and pass a criminal history check.

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

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

  • Riverview Gardens-Appleton, WI
  • ThedaCare-Appleton, WI
  • United Way Fox Cities-Menasha, WI
  • YMCA of the Fox Cities-Appleton, WI

For more information about the host sites, please see the AmeriCorps Host Site page.

OTHER INFORMATION: Member Term of Service:  WOTFV AmeriCorps Program year of service runs from September 4th, 2018-August 15th, 2019.  

Time requirements:  WOTFV is seeking full-time and part-time service positions. Full-time AmeriCorps Members are required to serve 1730 hours during the year, averaging 34.5 hours/week.

Benefits:

  • Members will receive a living allowance while serving, which is paid on the 15th and last day of each month. Full-time members will receive $572.16 per pay period.
  • Segal Education Award upon successful completion of AmeriCorps service requirements: $5,920.00 for full-time members.
  • Forbearance on qualified student loans while serving and interest accrual payments.
  • Full-Time Members are eligible for basic health insurance and childcare reimbursement (if eligible).
  • Year-long immersion experience in community health 

APPLICATION DUE DATE AND CONTACT INFORMATION:  Complete an application found on the WOTFV AmeriCorps Program website: http://www.weightofthefoxvalley.org/americorps/  .  

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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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Homeless Connections: Part-Time Shelter Client Advocate 

What is the position?  Homeless Connections, a 37 year non-profit agency, is ending homelessness by connecting individuals and families to resources that promote self-sufficiency and prevent future homeless episodes. Shelter Client Advocates work as part of a team to provide services to women, men and families who are experiencing homelessness in the shelter program.   

PART TIME POSITION: Must have 1st (7:00am-3:00pm) and 2nd (3:00pm-11:00pm) shift availability. Weekend availability also required.  The Part-Time Client Advocate compensation starts at $12.00/hour.

The Client Advocate has many responsibilities, some outlined here:  Oversee shift operations of the shelter program in a fast paced environment.  Interview persons applying for shelter, manage waiting list for shelter, complete intakes into shelter.  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.  The overnight Shelter Client Advocate assists with kitchen operations, meal planning and inventory.  

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

To Apply:  Send resume and cover letter to lisa@homelessconnections.net Or mail: Lisa Geiger, Homeless Connections, 400 N. Division St, 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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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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St. Vincent de Paul of Appleton Thrift Store: Community Relations Manager 

This position works closely with the Executive Director and Board of Directors in all development and fundraising endeavors. The Community Relations Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the organization’s fundraising efforts including grant writing, major gifts, planned giving, special events and campaigns. The manager is responsible for coordinating SVdP’s communications including website, social media outlets, monthly newsletters, press releases, marketing and advertising for special events, programs and fundraising.

Accountability: Works with leadership team for project collaboration and communication; responsible to Executive Director.  Schedule: Salary, 40 hours per week that may include some weekends or evenings.

Responsibilities:  Development -  In collaboration with the Executive Director and Board of Directors, develop and oversee the annual fundraising business plan and budget. o  In collaboration with the Executive Director and Board of Directors, develop and oversee goals and strategies for all fundraising efforts.  o Establish and maintain the organization’s donor database.  o Oversee all grant requests including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements.  o In collaboration with the Executive Director and Board of Directors, plan and implement a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors.  o In collaboration with the Executive Director and Board of Directors, build a planned giving program with a focus on deferred gifts such as bequest expectancies.  o Manage individual and corporate gifts as well as annual giving campaigns.  o  Coordinate all fundraising special events and campaigns.  Establish and maintain the organization’s gift recognitions.  o  Attend and participate in District Council and Board of Directors meetings and/or committee meetings as appropriate.

Communications -  Plan, develop, implement and maintain quality control of mass communications regarding the organization. o  Manage creation, distribution and maintenance of all print and electronic materials including:   Monthly newsletters.    Marketing, development and solicitation materials as needed (programs and special events).    Consistent and engaging postings and conversations on social media outlets.    Post event and program information on online community calendars.   Maintain and update organizational website with event announcements, photos, newsletters, press releases, etc.   Press releases, as needed.   Parish bulletin announcements and articles.    Event invitations, announcements, programs and signage.    Work in collaboration with the Volunteer Coordinator on the break room bulletin board.  o Assist the Executive Director with creation and distribution of the Annual Report.  o  Manage, update and maintain email and mailing distribution lists.  o  Assist the Executive Director with public speaking engagements as needed.    Develop and present information about the mission and special works of SVdP.    Recruitment of new Society members.   Provide tours of SVdP facilities and operations.  o   Attend and participate in District Council and Board of Directors meetings and/or committee meetings as appropriate.   

Office Duties:  Greet and provide quality customer service and compassion to the people that we serve.   Answer phone inquiries and check the organization’s voicemail.   Offer pertinent information about the organization, operations, programs, special events, etc.   Transfer calls to appropriate staff when needed.  o Sign for deliveries and services as appropriate.  o  Provide volunteer applications / employment applications as needed.  o  Give completed volunteer applications to Volunteer Coordinator.  o   Give completed employment applications to appropriate staff.  o  Print and prepare supporting documents for District Council and Board of Directors meetings.   Other duties as assigned.  

Core Competencies and Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required and a minimum of 2-4 years working in a non-profit setting is preferred.  Knowledge of and experience in working with a wide spectrum of individuals.  Problem Solving -   Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.  Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.  Develops alternative solutions.  Works well in group problem solving situations.  Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.  Interpersonal Skills -  Able to provide quality customer service.  Oral Communication -  Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.  Listens and gets clarification.  Responds well to questions.  Demonstrates group presentation skills.  Participates in meetings.  Contributes to a happy, healthy work environment.  • Displays willingness to make decisions.  Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.  Supports and explains reasoning for decisions.  Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.   Makes timely decisions.   Adaptability. -  Adapts to changes in the work environment.  Manages competing demands. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation. 

To apply:  Please send cover letter and résumé to Kristen Trimberger at director@svdpappleton.org.  Applications will be reviewed as received. Position open until filled. No phone calls please.

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Community Action for Healthy Living, Inc: Project Coordinator 

Project Coordinator - REACH Coalition (Calumet County).  The REACH (Reducing Excessive Alcohol Consumption for Health) Coalition is hiring a project coordinator to coordinate activites under the Drug Free Communities Grant.   

Duties and Responsibilities:  Coordinates the work of the coalition and its DFC activities, including training, data collection, coalition communications, and information dissemination; leads implementation of the coalition action plan; facilitates coalition and other community meetings; networks with other substance abuse coalitions; keeps records and prepares reports; completes other duties as assigned. Supervisory Relationships:  N/A.

Qualifications:  Education—Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Human Services, Health Education, or a related field preferred Experience—at least two years of professional experience working in a community-based setting; and experience with grant-funded projects preferred. 

Skills and Knowledge Required:  Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills; demonstrates an understanding of the public health approach to community change; demonstrates the skills needed to develop and maintain positive community and public relations while working collaboratively with a wide variety of community partners; demonstrates effective project and time management skills; has the ability to keep detailed records; willing to learn and apply new knowledge.  

Personal Qualities Required:  Willing to work cooperatively with coalition members and other community partners; willing to take direction from the program director; must be self-motivated, organized and able to successfully multi-task; must be both detail-oriented and able to work with broad concepts and principles. 

Travel Required:  Frequent travel within Calumet County, occasional travel to other parts of Wisconsin, and infrequent travel to other states.  

Salary and Hours Worked: Salary is commensurate with experience. Position will require approximately 37.5 hours of effort per week, or a total of 1950 hours per year; normal work hours are 8 AM-4:30 PM, Monday-Friday, but some evenings and weekends may be required.  

TO APPLY:  Please send cover letter and resume to Wendy Vander Zanden at wendy.cahl@gmail.com 

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YMCA of the Fox Cities: Child Learning Center Director

The Child Care Director will successfully lead the YMCA Child Learning Center, including the Early Childhood program, 4K, and Play and Learn programs. Director will seek out ways to continuously build relationships with parents, members, participants, staff, and volunteers. Responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, managing, coaching and counseling staff. Timely and accurate internal communication related to departments responsible to ensure all staff can do their jobs effectively. Hold regular department meetings; respond to customer service problems, compliments, complaints in a timely manner to increase customer satisfaction and member/program retention. Responsible for the organization of all program records with extreme accuracy of data. Director will plan, develop, and oversee an annual budget of income and expense for the Child Care Center. Assist in the coordination and implementation of fundraisers as determined. Maintain accurate payroll records and approve/process all bi-weekly payroll time sheets for Child Care Center. Director will serve as a trainer for all child care related trainings. Director will support the annual association giving programs and campaign and serve as a liaison to Annual Campaign volunteers. Must be knowledgeable of child care licensing, and YoungStar regulations. 

Qualifications: Have a Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field, or an Associate Degree in Child Development, and a minimum of 5 years’ experience working with early childhood/school age children. Ideal candidates will have 5 years of leadership experience. Must be familiar with state child care licensing and YoungStar regulations. Must possess outstanding public relations and interpersonal skills. A high level of written and oral communication skills, the ability to work independently and ability to multi-task within a fast paced environment. Strong organizational and marketing skills and a thorough knowledge of budget development and management, income production and expense control, training and supervisory skills and experience in sales and customer service are essential. Must be self-motivated, self-directed, have the ability to maintain confidentiality and establish favorable relationships with community organizations.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Beth Spiering at  hr@ymcafoxcities.org

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fox Valley Region: Special Events Coordinator

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. Through the influence and impact of our mentoring programs, our children and youth partner with a caring, safe, stable adult volunteer in order to have the opportunity to foster stronger relationships, increase connections to and within the community, and empower meaningful conversations around personal development.

The Special Events Coordinator is directly responsible for managing and implementing high-quality, effective fundraising events in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters.  As a member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fox Valley Region, this position is also responsible for supporting and directly contributing to the organization’s strategic development and for building a culture of collaborative leadership.   This is a Full Time position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Plan, coordinate and reach fundraising goals for signature events including but not limited to: ~ Bowl for Kids’ Sake ~ Dream Big Gala ~ Golf for Kids’ Sake  • Work with vendors, event locations and on-site contacts. • Coordinate event logistics. • Create event timelines, agendas, programs, ancillary materials and seating assignments. • Manage event budgets and peer to peer fundraising platforms and reports. • Recruit and manage volunteers and event committees. • Develop event engagement strategies to recruit and engage event participants and increase peer to peer fundraising. • Cultivate and solicit prospective in-kind donors and event sponsors. • In partnership with the Marketing Department, develop event-based marketing plans to recruit event participants. • Produce quality, creative, mission focused fundraising events. • Steward existing in-kind donors and event sponsors. • Work closely with peer-to-peer fundraisers to provide support and encouragement to foster greater community engagement. • Provide fundraising tips, training, and motivation to staff and board to facilitate peer to peer fundraising and event engagement. • Serve as the staff lead for event volunteers. • Work with event participants to identify their needs and ensure satisfaction. • Input and update all pertinent event donor information into donor database. • Assist the Development Team with other fundraising activities as needed. • Coordinate and/or participate in event specific media, publicity, and public relations efforts.  

EXPERIENCE:  • 1 – 2 years of experience in fundraising and event coordination and execution; peer to peer fundraising, contacting organizations for auction/raffle items, working with conference centers to plan events, etc.  

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE : • Excellent organizational and written/oral communication skills required. • Experience with Microsoft Office. • Ability to work with and manage volunteers. • Ability to work independently and as a self-starter with a high level of flexibility. • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines. • Ability to identify, develop and utilize available community services and resources to benefit events, staff and agency. • Ability to effectively collaborate with other staff in a team-oriented environment • Ability to relate well in multi-cultural environments.  

OTHER: • Some weekends and overnights will be required. • Some travel is required. • Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel within the community throughout the workday with full time access to an automobile and automobile insurance in the amount required by the state of Wisconsin. • Must successfully pass background investigation.   Position comes with medical and dental insurance, vacation leave, 403B employer match, flexible work schedule, and competitive compensation.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to lfenlon@bbbsfvr.org. Applications will be reviewed starting 9/12/18. Position open until filled.  

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Future Neenah: Executive Director 

Future Neenah is a non-profit that exists to bring people and community together with one common goal: Improve the Economic and Cultural Vitality in the Greater Neenah Area. We are a 501(c)3 that is dedicated to progressive business development, a thriving Downtown, and providing free community events. Future Neenah is not membership based or government funded- we are solely funded by the generosity of our community.

The Executive Director is the management leader of Future Neenah, Inc. and is responsible for the administration, events and strategic plan of the organization.  Future Neenah’s Executive Director is the driving force behind the organizational vision as it impacts our community, creating opportunities for project collaboration and engaging the community’s participation in Future Neenah’s mission. This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits.

General Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for enhancing Future Neenah’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations.
  • Responsible for the fiscal integrity of Future Neenah. This includes include budgeting, preparing regular financial statements which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization, and the annual audit.
  • Responsible for fundraising, grant writing and developing other resources necessary for the financial viability of Future Neenah’s mission.
  • Responsible for overseeing and providing direction to the Neenah Central City Business Improvement District, including financial reporting to the Business Improvement District (BID) Board of Directors.  Participation in BID committees and executing activities as directed by the BID Board such as recruitment of businesses to the district, public relations, marketing of BIFD events, and overseeing general day to day maintenance of the Downtown.
  • Responsible for the communication and coordination of duties between Future Neenah. Inc., the City of Neenah, and the B.I.D. for smooth operations.
  • Responsible for organizational operations including the hiring, training, and retention of qualified staff.
  • Responsible for establishing employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions of the organization, including securing appropriate event licenses, permits, IRS paperwork, and negotiating insurance and vendor contracts.
  • Responsible for project management as it pertains to quality of life initiatives and the long-term sustainability of the organization.
  • Responsible for overseeing all Future Neenah hosted and co-sponsored events such as, but not limited to:  Farm to Table Event, Manhole Cover Madness, Neenah Farmer’s Market, Summer Concert Series, A Very Neenah Christmas, Network Neenah, Ultimate Ladies Day, Warm Your Heart.

Professional Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of non-profit experience
  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • Transparent and high integrity leadership
  • Creative problem-solving
  • Strong organizational skills including planning, delegating, development and task facilitation
  • Ability to convey a vision of Future Neenah’s strategic future to staff, board, donors and volunteers
  • Demonstrated fund raising prowess
  • Proven ability to initiate community development initiatives, programs and events for economic vitality
  • Strong public speaking ability
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and build consensus
  • Community development experience
  • Experience carrying our large-scale projects with a small team
  • Solid, hands-on budget management skills, including accounts receivable, budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting
  • Human Resource experience preferred

Future Neenah, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Salary commensurate with experience and other qualifications.  Quality benefit package includes health, dental, life insurance and PTO. 

Please send resume to:  Future Neenah Search & Screen Committee, 135 W Wisconsin Ave, Neenah, WI  54956  Email: FNISearch@gmail.com

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Boys and Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley: Marketing and Communication Coordinator 

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley is seeking a dynamic and motivated Marketing & Communication Coordinator to serve as an active member of the Resource Development team to provide support to the organization’s fund development, marketing and communications efforts.

The ideal candidate will be: • Mission driven with interest in supporting the needs of children and youth.  • An innovative and highly creative thinker with excellent verbal and written skills.  • Able to set priorities, follow through to completion of tasks, and work well under pressure.  • Self-directed with strong ability to work independently and function well within a team.

 Primary Function:  The Marketing & Communications Coordinator will serve as an active member of the Resource Development team to provide support to the organization’s fund development, communications, and marketing efforts. The position is responsible for producing and publishing persuasive content that tells the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley story through high impact marketing and communications campaigns that generate media attention, heightened public awareness and community support. In addition, this position is responsible for program, Club, and third-party event marketing and communications, and administrative tasks as assigned.   

Preferred Education and Experience:  • Bachelor’s degree in the marketing and communications arena.  • Minimum of three years’ experience in public relations, marketing, communications or community engagement.  • Proven ability to develop and execute high-impact public relations and/or marketing campaigns.  • Knowledge of contemporary marketing and communication strategies, channels, techniques, and sources of market research.  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to motivate and inspire.   

Send cover letter and resume to bgrabow@bgclubfoxvalley.org  or apply online:  https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/SHR9001.jobs?ApplyToJob=184746051

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Day by Day Warming Shelter: Executive Director 

The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership, strategy and management of the Day by Day Warming Shelter according to the organizational mission of the Shelter to provide safe, temporary shelter, food and supportive services for adults.  Oshkosh location.

Required Qualifications:  -Bachelor’s Degree in business management, non-profit management or a similar area -Proven donor cultivation -Proven record of building and maintaining community outreach and partnerships -Successful budget management experience -Minimum of 3-5 years in an executive leadership role.  Preferred Qualifications: -Master’s Degree in related field. -Experience building and managing a budget for a large non-profit organization -Capital campaign management experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities - Leadership : • Participate with the Board of Directors in developing a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization as it pertains to the mission of the organization  • Lead the Board and staff in future capital campaign efforts in alignment with the Shelter’s strategic plan  • Identify, assess, and inform the Board of Directors of internal and external issues that affect the organization including, but not limited to trends, community data, other homeless shelters, etc.  • Act as a professional advisor to the Board of Directors on all aspects of the organization's activities  • Foster a cohesive and effective team between the Board and the Executive Director and between the Executive Director and staff.  • Act as spokesperson for the organization and delegate community outreach to the Assistant Director and Board Chair when necessary  • Conduct official correspondence on behalf of the Board as appropriate and jointly with the Board when appropriate  • Represent the organization at community activities to enhance the organization's community profile.  

Administrative planning and management: • Cohesively integrate Shelter’s organizational plans (i.e. Marketing, Finance) into the overall strategic plan  • Ensure that the operation of the organization meets the expectations of its clients, Board and Funders  • Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the organization  • Draft policies for the approval of the Board and prepare procedures to implement the organizational policies; review existing policies on an annual basis and recommend changes to the Board as appropriate  • Ensure that personnel, client, donor and volunteer files are securely stored and privacy/confidentiality is maintained  • Provide support to the Board by developing meeting agenda and other supporting materials 

Program planning and management: • Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization's programs and services  • Ensure that the programs and services offered by the organization contribute to the organization's mission and reflect the priorities of the Board  • Monitor the day-to-day delivery of the programs and services of the organization to maintain or improve quality • Oversee the planning, implementation, execution and evaluation of special projects.  

Human resources planning and management:  • Determine staffing requirements and volunteer needs for organizational management and program delivery  • Oversee the implementation of the human resources policies, procedures and practices including the development of job description for all staff  • Establish a positive, healthy and safe work environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation and regulations  • Recruit, interview and select staff that have the right technical and personal abilities to help further the organization's mission  • Ensure that all staff receives an orientation to the organization and that appropriate training is provided  • Implement a performance management process for all staff which includes monitoring the performance of staff on an on-going basis and conducting an annual performance review  • Coach and mentor staff to improve performance and provide important professional development  • Discipline staff when necessary using appropriate techniques; release staff when necessary using appropriate and legally defensible procedures.   

Financial planning and management:  • Provide knowledge and insight to the Board and staff during capital or financial campaigns  • Research and develop diverse funding streams for the organization including, but not limited to grants, legacy giving, season campaigns, etc. • Work with staff and the Board (Finance Committee) to prepare a comprehensive budget  • Work with the Board to secure adequate funding for the operation of the organization  • Research funding sources, oversee the development of fund raising plans and write funding proposals to increase the funds of the organization  • Lead fundraising activities for the organization  • Approve expenditures within the authority delegated by the Board  • Ensure that accurate bookkeeping and accounting procedures are followed  • Administer the funds of the organization according to the approved budget and monitor the monthly cash flow of the organization  • Provide the Board with comprehensive, regular, and accurate reports on the revenues and expenditure of the organization  • Ensure that the organization complies with all legislation covering taxation and withholding payments.  

Community relations/advocacy:  • Communicate with stakeholders to keep them informed of the work of the organization and to identify changes in the community served by the organization  • Establish good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with community groups, funders, legislators, and other organizations to help achieve the goals of the organization  • Identify marketing needs and implement relevant strategies for communication and outreach.  Risk management:  • Identify and evaluate the risks to the organization's people (clients, staff, management, volunteers), property, finances, goodwill, and image and implement measures to control risks  • Ensure that the Board of Directors and the organization carries appropriate and adequate insurance coverage  • Ensure that the Board and staff understand the terms, conditions and limitations of the insurance coverage. 

The Executive Director Reports to: Board of Directors.  Status: Salaried, Full-time Exempt.  

Submit resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to daybydayHR@gmail.com

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Boys and Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley: Branch Director - Menasha 

The Branch Director-Menasha is responsible for the successful leadership and management of an affiliated branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley in accordance with the strategic direction set by the Corporate Board of Directors.  

Essential Job Functions - Leadership:  • Create and sustain a values-based branch culture that leaves ample room for individual and team autonomy, creates a clear and supported path toward position mastery, and wherein all staff and volunteers believe at all times their success in fulfilling their role is necessary to the achievement of the organization’s mission.  • Represent the organization to the community and build strong relationships with external partners (e.g. other community-based organizations, funders, government agencies, etc.) that enhance the Club’s profile, support its strategic priorities and create opportunities for mission advancement.  • Identify, assess, and inform the CEO of internal and external issues that affect the branch.  • Foster effective team work and timely communication between the staff and the Leadership Team.  • Conduct official business (contracts, payments, negotiations, correspondence, etc.) on behalf of the organization as delegated by the Corporate Board of Directors.  

Operational planning and management: • Oversee the development of an operational plan that incorporates goals and objectives which support the strategic direction of the organization.  • Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization's programs and services.  • Ensure that the programs and services offered by the organization contribute to the organization's mission, meet the current and emerging needs of children, youth and their families, and reflect the Board’s priorities. Human resources planning, management, and team development: • Determine staffing and volunteer requirements for branch management and program delivery.  Community relations and advocacy: • Communicate with stakeholders to keep them informed of the work of the organization and to identify changes in the community served by the organization.  • Establish good working relationships, collaborative arrangements, and strategic partnerships with community groups, funders, government agencies, and other community based organizations to help achieve the goals of the organization.

Qualifications: The ED position requires a majority combination of the following: 

Education and Experience: • A minimum of at least five distinguished years in a leadership role in a Boys & Girls Club or similar non-profit organization.  • Bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership, human services or related field from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience.  • Thorough knowledge of the mission, objectives, policies, programs and procedures of Boys & Girls Clubs and the principles and practices of managing youth serving programs and services.  

Other Qualifications: • Mission-driven and values-based.  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written. • Self-disciplined, takes initiative remains focused in the face of pressure and does not stagnate or become intimidated in the face of multiple tasks and time limitations. • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a Board of Directors, staff, community groups, donors, and other related entities.  • Track record of inspiring, engaging and supporting others to deliver superior results.  • Proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility and good humor. • Proven ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in diverse settings. • Proven ability to foster the development of cohesive and resilient teams. • Operates with excellence in mind in all matters, with the confidence to defend/debate ideas without ego interfering. • Demonstrated ability to organize, direct, plan and coordinate operations. • Basic knowledge of asset management including financial resources and property.

To apply: submit your cover letter and resume to bgrabow@bgclubfoxvalley.org

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Fox Valley Technical College (FYTC): Executive Director – FVTC Foundation Inc., and Community and Legislative Relations 

This position is shared between FVTC and the FVTC Foundation, Inc.   65% of time is allocated to Foundation work, 35% to FVTC.  This position provides leadership and direction for all activities of the Fox Valley Technical College Foundation, Inc. Plan, design and execute Foundation fundraising initiatives, including annual and special campaigns, working closely with the Foundation Board and staff, and other groups in support of the College. Cultivate, solicit, and manage an array of major gift and partnership prospects on behalf of the College.  As leader of Community and Legislative Relations for the College, develop strategies, initiatives and events that secure the College’s position in the community – strengthening its reputation as a forward-thinking, collaborative, positive and contributing educational leader. Serve as the primary liaison in arranging for and/or delivering public presentations. Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with elected officials, and work with them to ensure that they understand how proposed legislation and state budgets will impact FVTC and our ability to fulfill our mission. 

Essential Job Functions:   1.Plan, direct, and conduct fundraising activities of the Foundation in support of Fox Valley Technical College and in accordance with the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Code of Ethical Principals and Standards.  Activities include, but are not limited to, annual giving, capital and special campaigns, a planned giving program, and targeted donation solicitation.  2.Conduct and oversee all business operations of the Foundation.  3.Provide oversight and direction to the Foundation’s student scholarship program.  4.Work closely with the Foundation Accounting Manager and external Fund Management Firm, as appropriate, regarding Foundation investments, Foundation properties and the finances associated with them, other financial matters related to Foundation operations, and reporting requirements.  5.Prepare agendas, annual goals and objectives, operating plans, budgets, and all reports for the  Foundation Board or Foundation Executive Committee review. Ensure that Foundation policies, procedures, and recordkeeping are conducted in compliance with federal, state and FASB rules and regulations.  6.Cultivate and strengthen the membership of the Foundation Board.  7.Develop strategies that strengthen the College’s position and reputation as a leading, proactive, collaborative, and positive, contributing force in the community.  ◦Identify, develop, and strengthen relationships with key College constituents.  ◦Identify and develop community collaborations, business partnerships, events, and community board involvement that support our established “brand” and enhanced reputation.  ◦Lead the planning and execution of major Foundation and community events held at the College, ensuring that all communications and logistics are managed.  ◦Develop and execute a plan for engaging civic, business, cultural, and governmental entities through personal contacts, speaking engagements, awareness building, and leadership in community initiatives.  ◦Ensure appropriate representation of College and/or Foundation leaders and staff at community events.  Represent the College President at community events when necessary.  ◦Engage others in effective communication about the mission, vision, and value of the College.  8.Lead the Legislative Advocacy efforts of the College, developing strategies, planning and delivering  opportunities that enhance our legislators’ understanding of the value and impact of the College.  aintain and implement a College Advocacy Plan, engaging other as appropriate.  9.Supervise assigned staff/personnel to include:  ◦Interview, hire or effectively recommend new hires and staffing levels.  ◦Assign, direct, check, and evaluate work of employees and conduct performance reviews.  ◦Receive employee complaints; effectively recommend adjustments of grievances or disciplinary reprimands for employees.

Secondary Job Functions:  1.Oversee preparation of the Foundation annual report and other materials and publications in conjunction with the College’s Marketing Department or outside vendors.  2.Provide semi-annual reports to the College Board of Trustees, periodic reports or updates to the College Executive Team, and other special reports as requested.  3.Collaborate with the Institutional Effectiveness Department on the submission of grant-funded activities to private and public foundations.  4.Serve as the FVTC representative to the WTCS Foundation Directors’ Committee.  

Qualifications, Training and Experience 1.Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate area such as business, management, or communications. Graduate degree work or other training/experience in resource development, advancement, or marketing a plus.People, process, and community leadership experiences, with a focus on developing and communicating a vision, building relationships, and achieving results.  2.Successful experience in soliciting individuals, corporations, and/or foundations with demonstrated success in closing donations or major gifts.  Demonstrated initiative, innovation and creativity in fundraising or community development projects.  3.Excellent writing,speaking and presentation skills.Excellent public relations skills, with the ability to represent the College with a high degree of personal credibility.An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary.

To view the Job Posting and/or apply online please visit our website at www.fvtc.edu/fvtc-jobs   or you may click on the direct job link at: Executive Director – FVTC Foundation Inc., and Community and Legislative Relations

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Valley Packaging Industries: Child First Employment Specialist 

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! Outagamie County in partnership with Valley Packaging Industries is accepting applications for a Child First Employment Specialist.  

Job Duties: Responsible for case management of Children First (court-ordered work program for non-custodial parents) participants.  Utilizes assessment tools and results to create effective employability plans with program participants.  Provides guidance and employment counseling to participants.  Refers participants to community resources and support services that improve employability and job retention. Facilitates job search and motivational workshops/activities. Tracks and documents participation/non participation and takes necessary action if participant is noncompliant. Maintains case files and CARES (Computer tracking system) records including case comments, assessment results, employability plan including goals and assigned activities, participation/non participation and employment information. Works effectively with the Child Support Agency and the Economic Support Agency. Meets local, state and federal performance requirements. Performs other duties as required.  

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services (Counseling/Psychology/Social Work) preferred.  Relevant experience in combination with other levels of education may be considered.  Experience in social service field preferred.  Case management in the employment and training or workforce development area a plus.  Ability to establish rapport with and motivate program participants and job seekers a must.  Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.  Excellent problem solving skills.  Ability to organize and prioritize.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn computer programs.  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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First Congregational UCC: Custodian

The Custodian primarily manages the overall cleanliness and order of the interior of the First Congregational Church under the direction of the Custodial Supervisor. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include, but not limited to the following:  • Prioritize daily and weekly assignments based on church schedule and needs • Notify supervisor of concerns regarding building repairs or additions to lighting, heating and ventilating equipment. • Clean interior areas of building, including: sweep, dust, vacuum, mop and scrub of hallways, stairs and other common spaces. • Maintain restrooms to acceptable standards, using proper methods and procedures • Remove and properly dispose of trash and recycling in assigned areas • Clean windows and doors of building. • Complete daily cleaning duties. • Keep work areas and custodial closets well-stocked and organized. • Availability for working on an occasional weekend when needed. • Additional duties as assigned.  

Physical Functions: • Able to use staircases, walk, sit and bend. Ability to lift 20 pounds.  

Qualifications: • High School Diploma/GED/ or Job Placement coaching and background in custodial work preferred. • Strong interpersonal and time-management skills. • Displays sound judgement, a positive attitude and professional conduct, maintains confidentiality and works well with others.

Hours: 20-25 Hours per week as assigned, this position is typically scheduled between 7am and 12pm Days of work: Typical days of work are Monday through Friday.

To apply: submit your cover letter and resume to  cfrederick@firstcongoappleton.org

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The Family: Development Coordinator - Sheboygan, WI 

The Development Coordinator position will research, develop, design, and execute fundraising program and strategies of all types. Actively recruit and manager donors by engaging them in The Family’s mission and securing financial support.   

Essential Job Duties: This is a hands-on position that will call for the quick design and execution of fundraising strategies of all types (grants, capital campaigns, events, sponsorships, but focusing on large private donations) that yield results quickly and without unnecessary gestation periods (we know that development requires relationship building and we are not referring to the necessary steps of building an audience).  The Coordinator will oversee all aspects of yet-to-be-designed fundraising programs as well as create fundraising goals and solicit funds to meet these goals. He or she will develop new donor bases and organize initiatives to solicit funding.  Actively recruits and manages corporate, community, and individual donors, engaging them in The Family’s mission and securing financial support.  Manages, implements and evaluates various campaign events and activities per The Family’s recognized best practices, benchmarks and timelines and work with staff to achieve goals and outcomes.  Prepares communications including the design, writing and printing of brochures, e-newsletters, donor communications and annual reports.  Prepares or assists with budgets and ensures compliance with allocated funding.  Conducts active community networking and outreach through face to face meetings on weekly basis with current and prospective donors.  Strong leadership, planning and organizational skills Performs all other duties as assigned. 

Faith Based Expectations: Uphold and live out The Family Radio Network, Inc.’s mission, vision, and statement of faith.  Provide servant leadership as patterned by Christ. Compassionate, speaking the truth in love, soliciting feedback, spiritual maturity, fostering an atmosphere for The Family team to flourish.  In partnership with the leadership team, help create strategic long-term goals and plan.  Guide those under your supervision in making sound and balanced business decisions that will further the gospel of Jesus Christ. Minister, pray and share the gospel with listeners and donors. Be actively involved in a local church.

Education: Bachelor's Level Degree. Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications or related field required. Certifications/memberships Preferred: AFP – Association for Fundraising Professionals. Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE).  

Work Experience: Minimum five (2) years of experience with proven results in fundraising and donor development. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Ability to recruit, train, and manage leadership volunteers to achieve results. Strong interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.  Other Qualifications: Requires a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License, have and maintain an Excellent Driving Record.   May need to use personal vehicle, as needed.  

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

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

If you feel you are interested and qualified, please send your resume to Carsin Poole, Carsin@hrconsultingpartners.net with the subject line “Development Coordinator”.

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

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The Family: Promotions Coordinator - Sheboygan, WI

Promotions Coordinator-Part Time 

The goal of our promotions team is to represent and spread the word about The Family Radio Network, Inc. in spreading our mission by helping all people in our communities draw closer to Christ and through our mission in broadcasting the hope of Jesus Christ to strengthen and encourage listeners.   Assist with the execution of station events, promoting the station at events, and working with client sponsors.  Interact with our passionate listeners, give away merchandise and operating station booths. Contact and organize volunteers to help at station events.  

Essential Job Duties: • Execute radio station promotional activities at event locations including set-up and take down tents, tables, sound system, etc. • Update, communicate and organize volunteers (Street Team) to help at events. • Interacting with listeners • Enthusiastic, energetic, outgoing, positive & fun personality • Passionate for the station, and the vision and mission of The Family. • Team Player • Emcee at events, as needed • Maintain safe operation of company vehicles, equipment, and other promotional tools. • Operate station vehicles and technical/promotional equipment, as needed • Must be strong at multi-tasking • Must be flexible to work varying hours including evenings and weekends.

Faith Based Expectations: • Uphold and live out The Family Radio Network, Inc.’s mission, vision, and statement of faith. • Provide servant leadership as patterned by Christ. Compassionate, speaking the truth in love, soliciting feedback, spiritual maturity, fostering an atmosphere for The Family team to flourish.  • Minister, pray and share the gospel with listeners and donors. • Be actively involved in a local church.  

Qualifications: • Strong verbal communication • Organized and detail oriented • Customer Service experience •  Voice radio spots, as needed • Requires a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License, have and maintain an Excellent Driving Record.  May need to use personal vehicle, as needed.  

Physical Demands: • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50+ pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.  

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

If you feel you are interested and qualified, please send you resume to Carsin Poole, Carsin@hrconsultingpartners.net with the subject line “Promotions Coordinator”   

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

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The Family: Account Executive

The Account Executive will build relationships with businesses, churches and non-profit organizations throughout the Sheboygan and surrounding areas and secure underwriting sponsorships.  

Essential Job Duties:  • Initiate face-to-face contact, develop and maintain strong working relationships with all clients i.e. lunch meetings or at their place of business per designated territory or account list. • Proficient in prospecting and aggressively seeking new clients by networking, cold-calling, canvassing, referrals and other means. • Prepare spot proposals, agreements, and schedules for potential and current sponsors. • Prompt follow-up service is required at the desired pace of the sponsor. • Develop radio script concepts in coordination with the sponsor and the stations copywriter. • Prepare and maintain accurate client files containing past agreements, orders, and scripts. • When necessary, record client’s spot at their place of business. • Attend station promotional events as needed i.e. concerts, live remotes, business expo’s, etc. • Attend training seminars as determined by the Chief Business Development Officer.  

Faith Based Expectations: • Uphold and live out The Family Radio Network, Inc.’s mission, vision, and statement of faith. • Represent the station(s) to businesses, churches and non-profit organizations with integrity. • Provide servant leadership as patterned by Christ. Compassionate, speaking the truth in love, soliciting feedback, spiritual maturity, fostering an atmosphere for The Family team to flourish. • When appropriate minister, pray, and share the gospel with sponsors and listeners. • Be actively involved in a local church.  

Qualifications: • High-energy/self-motivated - able to work with minimal supervision while achieving daily, weekly, and monthly goals. • Compelling - excellence in motivating potential clients to see the benefits that The Family and its mission will bring to their business. • Teachable - open to correction as well as willing to adapt to market changes. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Excellent listening skills. • Requires working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, and Outlook software packages.

Experience and Education: • College graduate preferred. • 2+ years of sales experience with a track record of being a top performer referred. 

Requirements: • Provide own transportation to travel to client locations – Gas allowance provided.  Requires a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License and proof of insurance.  

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

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

If you feel you are interested and qualified, please email your resume to Carsin Poole, Carsin@hrconsultingpartners.net with the subject line "Account Executive"  

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

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc: Job Coach - Outagamie County 

Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. is currently accepting applications for a Job Coach in the Outagamie County area.  Job Type: Full-time.

DESCRIPTION:  The job coach provides vocational and programmatic support to program participants at community based work sites, and at all Valley Packaging locations. Communicates relevant issues and overall progress to the Community-Based Service Manager. Provides hands-on demonstration of work tasks and observes program participant’s performance. Assists in ensuring that work site activities remain consistent with the participant’s rehabilitation program.  Responsible for the preparation of accurate and timely rehabilitation reports. Attends staffings, as needed, to report on participant’s progress. Professionally communicates with employers, work site supervisors and staff, and other VPI staff to facilitate mutual program planning. Assists in training program participants in the areas of work skills, social and personal adjustment, and community adjustment.  Assists in developing and conducting special training programs, classes, and activities to broaden the participant’s career awareness. Provides assistance/job coaching to other community support programs as needed.  Works flexible hours to include evenings, weekends, and holidays on an as-needed basis.  

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

 To apply please email resume to sporter@vpind.com or apply online at www.vpind.com

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Lutheran Social Service of WI and Upper MI: Certified Peer Specialist 

Lutheran Social Services wants YOU to join our team as a Certified Peer Specialist. 

What is a Certified Peer Specialist?  A Certified Peer Specialist is a person who is willing to self-identify as a person to have a mental health diagnosis. The purpose of a Certified Peer Specialist is to provide support to others during their recovery process.   The Certified Peer Specialist will support client’s enrolled in program services with one on one support through this candidates own lived experience.  Candidates must be certified through the State of Wisconsin and have a valid driver's license with reliable means of transportation. This position is part-time and hours depend on client's needs.  The Peer Specialist-Certified is a source for advocacy, referral, crisis intervention and problem solving for individuals with mental health issues,  Support is offered to individuals through trauma informed services that understand the role violence plays or has played in the lives of  the members served.  This approach provides a safe environment and trusting atmosphere that offers choices and collaborates with members to empower them to have input in the recovery process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.  •Develop and teach strategies to promote skills in coping with mental illness or substance abuse, to promote recovery principles, and to promote wellness and independence.  •Observe and influence members’ behaviors by listening, communicating, and acting as a role model to help improve symptoms of mental health crisis.  This may include offering hope through appropriately sharing personal recovery story.  •Mentoring and group facilitation on specific areas of mental health.  •Problem solving with members on issues of daily life.  •Provide support with maneuvering through the county and city systems in order for members to gain independence and become socially/financially responsible in their own treatment.  Work in conjunction with other staff to provide basic case management duties to help members find housing and work opportunities.  •Support and mentor peer specialist’s in-training as applicable •Perform role in a respectful manner toward internal and external stakeholders. 

PERKS:  •Mileage reimbursement  •Ability to Contribute to 403B  •Employee Assistance Program  •Service Awards and Recognition. 

Requirements / Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Upon offer, candidates must successfully complete the necessary background, caregiver, medical and any other checks required, according to program requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: • Applicants must have knowledge of mental illness gained through education, training, paid work, volunteer work and or personal experience. •High School diploma or GED Equivalent. •Working knowledge of mental illness and crisis intervention and trauma informed care strategies •Knowledge of independent living and recovery philosophy •Knowledge of social services in the County and City where services are provided. •Ability to problem solve to find solutions for potentially complicated mental health related issues •Ability to be empathetic and build relationships with a diverse population •Ability to communicate effectively with team members and external customers (i.e. county personnel, landlords, job references, etc.).  CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: •Wisconsin Certified as a Peer Specialist. TRAVEL:  Ability to travel on day trips as required.  Some overnight travel may be required.  

We want you! Apply today to join our team.To apply visit: www.lsswis.org. EOE/M/W/VET/DISABILITY 

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