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Housing Partnership of the Fox Cities, Inc: Case Manager-Young Adult Housing Program

Be part of the start-up of an exciting new program that will dramatically increase the life opportunities for young adults with mental illness! The Housing Partnership of the Fox Cities and NAMI Fox Valley are collaborating on a new program that will serve young adults (ages 18-25) with mental health challenges through a combination of housing, mental health support, life skills training, employment, and education. Through this comprehensive, time-limited, structured program, participants will be well-prepared for a lifetime of success and self-sufficiency.  

Job Summary:  The Case Manager for the Young Adult Housing Program is responsible for working with 18 -25 age young adults with mental health challenges.  The Case Manager will work with the young adults to identify client’s needs, establish an individual service plan, and monitor and document individual client progress towards program goals of housing stability, increased skills/income and greater self-determination.  The successful candidate will be responsible for helping the Program Director develop policies and procedures that ensure the program delivers on its mission ‘to provide stable housing and broad-based supportive services that empower young adults with mental illness to achieve their long-term goals.' 

Summary of Essential Job Functions: • Develop and maintain case files on all participants in accordance with program policies and procedures.  Keep the files current regarding tenant participation. • Place participants in apartments (owned by Housing Partnership) to ensure good match with roommates. • Work with young adults to establish goals for their tenure and identify resources to achieve goals. • Communicate regularly with the Peer Support Specialist to share issues and concerns related to young adults. • Meet weekly to review goals, monitor employment/job training, and conduct routine apartment inspections. • Teach Rent Smart curriculum. • Works collaboratively with NAMI Fox Valley, Housing Partnership of the Fox Cities, and other key collaborating agencies. Establishes sound working relationships with other organizations in the community that may provide services to program participants. • Periodically be available outside of regular business hours to respond to client’s needs and urgent situations requiring supervision or attention. • Enforce the policies and rules of Housing Partnership properties as they  pertain to the health and safety of the residents.  

Qualifications: • Certified social worker or equivalent professional experience. • Prefer experience working with persons with mental illness. • Embrace the mission of the program and have an excellent understanding of how to work with young adults with mental health challenges. • Demonstrate a positive philosophy toward wellness and recovery as well as ability to approach and support individuals through intentional listening, compassion and understanding/knowledge of the mental health system and community resources. • Demonstrate ethical behavior, cultural awareness and ability to build trust and rapport in all activities involving individuals of diverse backgrounds.  

Other: • This position reports directly to the Program Director of the Young Adult Housing. • Full-time, salaried position that will frequently require availability outside of regular business hours. • Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, paid time off, mileage reimbursement, etc. • The office for this position will be co-located with the program housing units in Neenah, with regular team meetings in Appleton. • This position is a staff member of the Housing Partnership of the Fox Cities. •  Valid driver’s license.  Occasionally will be expected to transport clients to meetings or appointments.  

To Apply: Applications will be accepted through April 20. Send resume and cover letter via email to rachel@housing-partnership.org or mail to: Rachel Youngquist, Deputy Director, Housing Partnership of the Fox Cities, 605 E.  Hancock Street, Appleton, WI  54911.  For more information regarding our organizations, please visit our websites: www.housing-partnership.org and www.namifoxvalley.org.  Housing Partnership of the Fox Cities and NAMI Fox Valley are Equal Opportunity Employers.  

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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St. Elizabeth Hospital Foundation: Foundation Director for the Mercy Health Foundation

The Mercy Health Foundation, part of Ascension, is seeking a new position – Foundation Director to grow philanthropy efforts in the Oshkosh and surrounding area in support of the mission of Mercy Medical Center and the Affinity Medical Group.  This future focused dynamic leader will work closely with the Regional Director of Philanthropy to set strategy and implement the major and planned giving plan, will engage the board of directors at all levels of donor engagement, will have one direct report and will be part of the regional philanthropy team.  

Click  Here for the link to apply online for this position.  For additional information about this posting, please contact Tonya Dedering, tonya.dedering@ascension.org.  

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Boys & Girls Club of the Fox Valley: Youth Development Specialist

Youth Development Specialist Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley – Part-Time positions open in several 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. 

If interested submit cover letter and resume to Bev Grabow at bgrabow@bgclubfoxvalley.org 

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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Sexual Assault Crisis Center - Fox Cities, Inc: Therapist 

The Sexual Assault Crisis Center – Fox Cities is a federal and state recognized Sexual Assault Service Provider (S.A.S.P). The Center’s mission is to transform lives by providing crisis intervention, advocacy and counseling for individuals and families affected by sexual trauma and exploitation at no cost. We are committed to addressing the diverse needs of our community by providing education and raising awareness to create a safer Fox Valley.  

Position Description: This is a part-time 20 hours/week, temporary position. The start date is May 15, 2017 and anticipated end date is October 6, 2017. Reports to; the Executive Director. Location; Sexual Assault Crisis Center-Fox Cities, Inc. and will require some travel within Outagamie and Calumet Counties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completes assessments and determines the needs of clients who have a wide range of mental health issues, develops treatment plans, and provides appropriate treatment for such clients.
  • Provides individual, couple, group and family therapy on behalf of individuals and families experiencing significant trauma symptoms due to past or current sexual assault.
  • Consults with and provides clinical consultation to other professional staff in completing assessments and providing treatment.
  • Provides crisis intervention, assessment and crisis management services for clients experiencing sexual trauma.
  • Confers with other agencies or institutions serving clients to monitor and coordinate services.
  • Maintains appropriate case records containing pertinent, accurate and current information; prepares correspondence, reports and other records as required.
  • Participate in community events and meetings as necessary.
  • Participate in grant writing as it pertains to your specific program.
  • Assist in responding to crisis calls when necessary.  In addition, may be assigned to perform crisis on-call duty.  

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience:  Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling, or a related human services field. Two to three years of clinical experience in a therapeutic setting providing therapy to families and children; or an equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Experience working with trauma or sexual assault victims preferred.  Language Skills:  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from supervisors, clients, and the general public. Ability to communicate tactfully, clearly, concisely, accurately and to establish a therapeutic relationship with clients.      

Other Skills and Abilities:                                                    

  • Ability to satisfactorily perform the following functions or demonstrate the following skills including: provide individual, couple, group and family therapy; make independent decisions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, co-workers, other agencies and the public;
  • Ability to apply laws of confidentiality appropriately. Demonstrates the ability to interpret, support and uphold the standards, ethics and boundaries of the counseling profession. 
  • Professional enthusiasm to stay current with industry best practices.
  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record and reliable transportation.
  • The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is occasionally required to walk, and operate office equipment manually. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

To apply, please send resume with cover letter and salary history to Amy Flanders at  amy@sacc-foxcities.org

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Rawhide Boy's Ranch: Animal Care Assistant

The Animal Care Assistant (part-time, as needed) position assists the equine therapeutic program by performing animal care duties (feeding, cleaning stables, maintaining health of animals, etc.).  This position is structured to be a casual role, working on an "as needed" basis for 0-8 hours on weekends. Opportunities may arise to provide support during weekdays as well. 

Required Qualifications:  Equine Experience. Ability to handle physically demanding job requirements. Ability to handle year-long outdoor conditions.  Preferred Qualifications: Excellent verbal communication skills. Organizational skills. Ability to multi-task. 

To apply, please send resume to Jim Eckstein at  humanresources@rawhide.org.  Application deadline is 4/21/2017.

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Rawhide Boy's Ranch: Outpatient Therapist 

In August of 2007, Rawhide expanded our service offerings from primarily a residential treatment center to include Outpatient counseling. This expansion came as a result of our desire to meet the counseling needs of the many calls we would receive from people in the community seeking our services. Initially, we started our outpatient clinic on our main campus in New London, WI. Since then, we have expanded to include offices in Green Bay (in 2008), Appleton (in 2009), and Milwaukee (2010).  Now, we are looking to add a part-time or full-time Outpatient Therapist who will primarily work out of our Appleton and Green Bay offices, but may also provide services at our New London clinic. 

The Outpatient Therapist is responsible for promoting and providing therapeutic services to individuals, couples, families, and groups. The responsibilities of the position include: providing psychosocial assessments, diagnoses, treatment plans and discharge plans; counseling individuals, couples, families, and groups; maintaining client records; and marketing/developing Rawhide’s outpatient programs.  

Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field. Insurance billable status (licensed LPC, LCSW, LMFT...).  Experience in diagnosing and treating a wide array of mental health issues including adolescent problems. Ability to provide quality individual, group, and family therapy. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong team orientation. Valid driver's license. 

Preferred Qualifications:  Strong computer skills. Specialty in mental health counseling. Experience in presenting/teaching.  

To apply, please send resume to Jim Eckstein at  humanresources@rawhide.org.  Application deadline is 4/21/2017.

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Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs

Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs is looking for a House Manager.   This is a unique opportunity to work in a rewarding position within a flexible environment with diverse groups of people. Following is a summary of the position. 

Essential Duties: Maintain the safety of the shelter and its residents.  Coordinate maintenance and upkeep of the shelter facility.  Purchase food and supplies.   Maintain storage areas.  Coordinate all in-kind donations.  Participate in helpline coverage.  Maintain accurate records. Good organizational and interpersonal skills are required.  Basic knowledge domestic abuse issues is preferred.   Basic knowledge of computers is needed.   Ability to lift 30 lbs.  Ability to work with volunteers and communicate effectively with others.

High school graduate with one to two years social service program experience or equivalent in knowledge / experience.  

*Full Time (40 hours per week), some evening hours. *Benefits include:  Health Insurance, Vacation, Sick, EAP program *To Apply:  send resume and cover letter by 4/3/17 to: hr@harborhousewi.org

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YMCA of the Fox Cities: Financial Development Administrative Assistant 

The YMCA of the Fox Cities is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) administrative assistant for the Financial Development team! 

Duties: Perform secretarial and clerical duties for the Financial Development department. Provide strong customer service skills to both internal and external customers. Duties include: overseeing invoicing for Capital and Annual Campaign outstanding pledges, processing Thank You letters in a timely fashion, work with department on writing/editing assignments such as letters, reports, grants, etc. Support special events, and take meeting minutes at the bi-monthly committee meetings. Responsible for setting up refreshments and room prior to meetings. Familiar with running reports and providing clerical assistance when need be is a must. Preferred YMCA experience; high school diploma or equivalency, general office and computer knowledge. Strong organizational skills, accuracy, and interpersonal skills are a must. Knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs, data entry, and the ability to learn additional software is highly desirable.

To apply, please send your resume to Beth Spiering at  bspiering@ymcafoxcities.org.  Application deadline is 03/30/2017.

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Volunteer Center of East Central Wisconsin: Executive Director 

For over 20 years, the Volunteer Center of East Central Wisconsin, Inc. has served hundreds of nonprofits and thousands of volunteers throughout the Fox Valley by connecting volunteers to community needs at local schools, churches, nonprofits and other organizations through outreach and education. Additionally, we assist in the successful partnering of nonprofit organizations with area businesses for volunteer projects or large group volunteer events.  The Volunteer Center is at the forefront of addressing many community needs such as mentoring, literacy and youth volunteerism through its online Get Connected tool, Volunteer Connections, Retired Senior Volunteer Program (“RSVP”), and other resources and programs. 

The Executive Director acts as the Chief Executive Officer of the organization and is responsible for the overall management and direction of the organization in accordance with its vision and mission. The Executive Director works under the general oversight of the Board of Directors. REPORTS TO: The Board of Directors.  

OVERVIEW: The Executive Director provides oversight and overall management, planning, vision and leadership for all aspects of the Volunteer Center of East Central Wisconsin, Inc. (“VC”) including programs and services, finance, resource development, human resources, member services, communications, and board development. The Executive Director assumes a leadership role throughout the state in partnering with collaborating businesses, foundations, government officials, other nonprofits, and supporters. The Executive Director works with the Board and Board Committees to establish vision, policies, strategic focus, priorities, and general scope of programs the center will deliver.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Support and work with the Board of Directors a. The Executive Director will take direction from the Board of Directors and work with the Board to assure that the VC operates with a clear mission and a long-range strategic plan that is consistent with the mission. b. Provides leadership in developing the VC as an effective, high quality non-profit agency promoting volunteerism. c. Keep the Board of Directors fully informed on conditions, opportunities, issues, and challenges for the VC and the environment in which it operates so that the Board can carry out is governance, financial oversight and leadership role. d. Develop with the Board, on a yearly basis, a work plan for the board to carry forward the strategic plans of the VC e. Provide for the coordination of board meetings and communications along with the executive committee f. Serve as staff member to all Board Committees unless otherwise directed. 2. Management of Office, a. Provide overall staff direction and supervision; develop a yearly work plan with staff which includes goals, objectives, inputs and outcomes, and timeline for the programs and services to be carried out by the VC. b. Provide ongoing management to assure the organization stays within approved plans and budgets. c. Develop contracts with outside vendors, professional organizations, and capacity builders and institute with staff quality assurance and supervision strategies to assure effective performance. d. Effectively manage the human resources of the VC in a manner which supports a productive, professionally competent work force in an environment respectful of personal well-being and cultural diversity. Manage hiring, firing, and resolution of grievances. 3. Manage Finance and Fundraising, a. Develop annual budget and fundraising plan, submit to board for approval. b. Develop relationship with funders of the VC and maintain regular communications with both current and potential funders. c. Identify grant opportunities and develop proposals and produce required reporting to funding sources. d. Contract for and oversee annual audit. e. Monitor expenditures and income, plan for core budget self-sufficiency. 4. Develop and Oversee a Plan of Advocacy and Activism to Forward Volunteerism in the Community a. Develop advocacy strategy, incorporating strategic initiatives, and submit to board for approval. b. Build relationships with state and local government officials. c. Develop relationships with state and national organizations involved in nonprofit issues. 5. Management of Program and Member Services a. Oversee the development of innovative programs and services. b. Ensure program quality and consistency with organizational goals through ongoing evaluation of all programs and services to determine effectiveness and participant and member satisfaction. c. Work with Board and staff to develop policies for all program processes d. Oversee development and coordination of events and new programs, conferences, workshops, publications, websites, and endorsed service provider relationships. e. Develop and maintain corporate and business relationships. f. Ensure compliance with guidelines and reporting requirements of Federal contracts.  

QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor’s Degree in Nonprofit Management, Public Policy or equivalent • Five years nonprofit experience in a leadership role, preferred • Proven experience in fundraising, marketing and communication • Supervisory and personnel experience • Financial management experience. 

This is a full-time exempt position. Salary Range: Available upon request. Please email cover letter and resume to Cindy Wetzel, Board President, wetzelc@fvtc.edu, by Friday, April 7, 2017.  Volunteer Center of East Central Wisconsin, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the belief that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity.

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St Joseph Food Program, Inc: Volunteer Scheduling Coordinator 

St. Joseph Food Program’s mission is “Supplementing nutritional needs, free of charge, for the economically distressed within our local communities.”  Established in 1982, St. Joe’s has been serving the Fox Valley region for 35 years as an independent 501(c)3 organization. Since our beginnings, we have expanded services by providing food to other pantries, school children, and nonprofit organizations throughout the community; providing nutrition education to client families; collaborating with other nonprofits to connect our clients to services they need; and striving to provide the best nutrition possible to those we serve.

Primary Role: Maintaining adequate volunteer staffing as appropriate for the day/department/route, and provide assistance to Volunteer Engagement Leader. Takes a team approach to see that all tasks are completed.  Reports to: Executive Director. Term of employment: part-time, approximately 20-25 hours/week.

Desired skills: Effective written and oral communication,  Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook, Database experience including report generation,  Ability to prioritize tasks, Positive attitude, Ability to work with a variety of personalities. 

Responsibilities:

  1. Keep track of volunteer sign-outs and update Outlook calendars.
  2. Communicate with supervisors/drivers to determine volunteer needs.
  3. Arrange for substitutes when necessary.
  4. Inform supervisors/driver of changes to staffing.
  5. Schedule short-term volunteers (students, community service, etc.)
  6. Schedule volunteer groups
  7. Screen volunteers
  8. Set up orientations
  9. Participate in orientations along with Volunteer Engagement Leader
  10. Assist with the annual volunteer appreciation dinner and other volunteer appreciation efforts.
  11. Ensure database accuracy
    1. Enter new volunteers
    2. Process changes of status
    3. Process new or changing assignments
  12. Track volunteer hours or arrange volunteers to complete the task
  13. Print monthly sign-in sheets
  14. Recruit volunteers for special events (Golf Outings, Scouting for Food, Postal Carrier Food Drive, Human Race, Back to School Fair, Cans for Cake, Pacesetter, Santa Scamper, Packers Concessions, etc.)
  15. Maintain volunteer recruitment forms including fliers, applications, sign-in and sign-out sheets, group records, etc.
  16. Support client in-take function by assisting volunteers in those areas.
  17. Fill in for volunteers as needed.

To apply, please send resume to Monica Clare at  MClare@stjoesfoodprogram.org

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Northeast Wisconsin Land Trust: Development Specialist 

The Northeast Wisconsin Land Trust (NEWLT) seeks an energetic, experienced and creative person to become its first Development Specialist. The Development Specialist will lead the outreach and fundraising efforts of the Land Trust with particular emphasis on donor relations.  The Development Specialist will report to and act in close partnership with the Executive Director and with the board of directors and any fundraising consultants that may be retained.  A new position in the organization, the Development Specialist will have the opportunity to build on a history of strong and consistent funding to develop a robust development program in order to achieve long-term financial sustainability for the organization. General responsibilities include maintaining existing donor relations and organizing and implementing initiatives to attract new members, major gifts, planned gifts, and other annual gifts. Capital campaigns may also be the responsibility of the Development Specialist, should the need arise.  

NEWLT serves a twelve county area of Northeast Wisconsin, working with private landowners and collaborating with public entities to protect natural areas and open space and to educate the public about the importance of land conservation.  NEWLT has protected over 5,000 acres of conservation land through the use of conservation easements (legal agreements that set private property aside for conservation purposes) and fee title ownership (conservation lands purchased by the Land Trust).  Land conservation in Northeast Wisconsin is critical to sustain the natural resources and environmental integrity that people rely on for enjoyment, recreation, and a productive economy. 

Responsibilities: • Create and execute a strategy for expanding and sustaining a large base of annual donors by developing and executing NEWLT’s annual fundraising plan and analyzing fundraising activities • Create a strong fundraising message that appeals to donors • Increase awareness of NEWLT’s work, goals, and fundraising needs • Develop, nurture and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors • Coordinate board, executive director, staff and volunteers to identify, research, contact and cultivate donor prospects. Secure new financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations • Develop and track grant applications, proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising • Provide guidance and leadership for the Development, Outreach and Education Committee and coordinate with committee chairperson to develop reports for board and donors  • Oversee the organization and implementation of fundraising and recognition events (major donor functions, annual meeting, member and fundraising events and tours) • Assist staff with program grant writing • Manage the donor database system and be responsible for data entry and gift processing to ensure accurate and up-to-date record keeping and reporting • Work with the Membership and Communications Coordinator in the preparation of promotional materials related to development (annual reports, newsletters, case statements, ambassador kits, brochures, press releases and postings to social media) • Work with committees and Membership and Communications Coordinator to organize public outreach activities including field trips and special events  

Qualifications: • Proven experience in all areas of fundraising, marketing, and/or public outreach. • Outgoing and friendly personality with the ability to meet new people easily and quickly earn confidence. • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills with strong writing, verbal and interpersonal skills •  A genuine interest and enthusiasm for land conservation in Northeast Wisconsin. •  Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and an appreciation of diverse land issues and private landowner views. •  A self-starter with the ability to initiate and follow through on new programs or projects and meet new people in order to achieve Land Trust goals. •  Ability to work independently, as a team member and through committees to develop and implement fundraising programs. • Ability to engage and work with volunteers. • Bachelors (required) or Masters degree (optional) with development training and experience in the non-profit sector preferred. • Experience in managing large donor development, major gift and grant prospecting and planned giving are especially desirable . 

Compensation:  Competitive salary commensurate with experience for part-time position (approximately 30 hours per week).  Please submit Cover Letter and Resume to: newlt@newlt.org  Application deadline is April 24, 2017.

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Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services Inc: Accountant 

Plan and coordinate financial operations such as record keeping, grant reporting, payroll, accounts receivables and payables and other related financials. Responsible for the coordination of human resource activities such as employee compensation, benefits and orientation. 

Scheduled Time: Part Time, 25-30 hours/week – Schedule to be determined. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Responsible for all accounts payable and receivables to include invoicing, deposits and payment of expenses •  Administration of payroll • Prepare and review monthly financial statements • Lead person working with auditors on agency’s annual audit • Responsible for benefits administration • Preparation of budgets and financials • Work with Development Director to maintain the donor database including keeping account information up to date, recording donations and running reports • Work with Grant Writer to prepare grant application budgets & grant budget reports • Prepare board packets and send to board members 1 week prior to meeting • Attend and record minutes at Board of Directors’ meetings • Update operational and financial policies and procedures as needed, conferring with Executive Director.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor or Associate degree (or working toward) in Accounting or a similar degree, but with related accounting experience. • Experience in management and supervision preferred • Ability to maintain professional image; high level of initiative, organization and exceptional interpersonal skills • Must possess excellent problem-solving capabilities and be able to handle multi-tasking and crisis situations • Background working with diverse populations helpful • Proficient in Word, Excel, Access, and QuickBooks • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound professional judgement • Must be organized and must be able to handle evolving or crisis situations with reason • Must be able to work in an environment in which there may be numerous distractions • Must be accurate, detail-oriented and decisive • Must have strong written communications skills. Language Skills: • Excellent communication skills necessary. Must be able to speak understandably and comprehend oral conversation • Must be able to write clearly, using good grammar. Ability to maintain detailed records is necessary. Must be able to speak, read and write, at a minimum, fluently. Bilingual English/Spanish written and verbal language preferred. Mathematical Skills: • Calculation of statistics using computer program • Understanding of basic math and manual calculations of information is required.  Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: •  Valid driver’s license, car and adequate insurance required. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demads described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Independently enter and move within buildings • Walk staircases • Drive an automobile. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Most of the work will be performed at the administrative office in Neenah.  

Please email cover letter, resume and three references to mwierichs@christineann.net  Application deadline is 4/30/2017

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Homeless Connections: Recovery Coach 

Homeless Connections, a 36 year non-profit agency, is ending homelessness by connecting individuals and families to resources that promote self-sufficiency and prevent future homeless episodes.  The Recovery Coach encourages clients striving for substance abuse recovery and supports them through their recovery, and provides clients with a sense of community and belonging, supportive relationships, and valued roles.  

Duties and Responsibilities: Reports to:  Client Services Coordinator. The Recovery Coach duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Establishes healing relationships with clients struggling with AODA issues. Assists clients to understand the purpose of peer support and recovery models. Provide peers with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services administration (SAMHSA’s) definitions of substance abuse recovery and its components. Creates an environment of respect for clients that honors the person centered planning in taking charge of their own lives and recovery. Is trauma informed, mutually explores with clients their experiences, and supports individuals in getting appropriate resources for help. Encourages clients to construct their own substance abuse recovery/wellness plans that also include proactive crisis plans. Supports clients in crisis to explore options that may be beneficial to returning to emotional wellness. Encourages clients to become self-directed, focus on their strengths, exercise use of natural supports, develop their own recovery goals and strengthen valued roles within their community. Supports clients in researching and locating resources that are beneficial to clients substance abuse recovery needs.

Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments. Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Practices active listening skills; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things. Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions. Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Provides culturally sensitive and age appropriate services specific to each peer. Provide an environment of recovery, wellness and hope. Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and values. Understands and utilizes the established supervisory hierarchy to communicate needs, ask questions (especially about ethics, boundaries and confidentiality), mention concerns, etc. Understands their role and fully participates as an integral part of the professional recovery team. Provides education to staff that recovery is achievable, and that peer support is an Evidence Based Practice. Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly. Confidentiality – Be familiar with Wisconsin documents relating to confidentiality. Be very knowledgeable of all directives from the agency. Maintain the utmost confidence concerning all verbal and written information whenever obtained from peers or otherwise. Be knowledgeable of information that is not to be kept in confidence: threats to harm self or others, and how to handle these situations. 

Education and/or Experience:  High school diploma or general education (GED); group facilitation or co-facilitation experience; knowledge of methods for creating wellness/recovery plans and teaching others to create the same. Prefer previous experience providing peer support. Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Email, Internet; Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Recovery Coach Training. Other Qualifications: Knowledge of how to assist peers with locating community resources (i.e. employment, housing, health, peer delivered services, etc).

Compensation: Pay is $12.00/hour, Budgeted 16 hours per week, Employee Assistance Program.  

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to: Anne Muller, Deputy Director,  anne@homelessconnections.net  Or via mail to: Homeless Connections, Attn: Anne Muller, 400 N. Division Street, Appleton, WI  54911

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Catalpa Health: Intake Specialist/Mental Health Therapist

Catalpa Health is accepting applications for a fully licensed mental health clinician in a blended role of providing intakes within our Access Center and out-patient therapy to kids, adolescents and families.  Within the Access Center the therapist will provide comprehensive mental health evaluations and referrals to ongoing services. This role will provide a variety of clinically based services within the agency.

Candidates must be licensed in the state of Wisconsin, preferably for a minimum of 3 years. No LPCIT or APSW will be considered for this position.  Experience assessing and diagnosing children with mental health issues is required. The ideal candidate will be sound clinically, able to function independently yet be part of a team environment, flexible, positive and provide excellent customer service. 

To apply please send resume to Jennifer Greeninger at  jennifer.greeninger@catalpahealth.org

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Evangel Ministries, Inc. d/b/a The Family (91.9 / 91.5 FM): Development Director 

The Development Director position will 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.  Hours: Part Time, Non-exempt – 20 hours per week.  This is a grant funded position.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: • Uphold and live out Evangel Ministries, 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 EMI 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.  

RESPONSIBILITIES: 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 Director 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 5+ face to face meetings on weekly basis with current and prospective donors. • Strong leadership, planning and organizational skills • Graphic design knowledge • Performs all other duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Licenses/Certifications/Registration: • Preferred Credential(s): • Certification specializing in Fund Raising credentialed from the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) International. Education: • Bachelor's Level Degree - Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, Finance or related field required.  

Work Experience: • Minimum five (5) 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. • We will be relying on your extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and you'll be performing a variety of tasks including, eventually, leading and directing the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Reports to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) . 

How to apply: • Complete our online Employment Application at TheFamily.net; click careers. •  Attach your resume along with your history of fundraising events executed. Application deadline is 3/31/2017.  

The Family, WEMI-FM, WEMY-FM, WGNV-FM, has established religious faith as a qualification for employment, as permitted by the FCC's instructions. EOE

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St. Elizabeth Hospital Foundation: Development Specialist

The St. Elizabeth Hospital and Mercy Health Foundation (Ascension/Affinity Health System) is seeking candidates for a regional Development Specialist Position.

The Development Specialist helps plan, lead and execute annual giving, events and stewardship to benefit.

Click HERE to apply online and learn more about this exciting development opportunity.  Under Quick Search, enter key words Development Specialist.  

Ascension St. Elizabeth Hospital, Ascension Mercy Medical Center and area Affinity medical Group Clinics.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online.  For additional information on this opportunity, feel free to contact Tonya Dedering, Regional Executive Director of Philanthropy, at tonya.dedering@ascension.org.    

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Youth Go: Early Intervention Mentor 

This is position is available through an ongoing contract with the Winnebago County Department of Human Services.  Mentors will work an average 6-12 hours per week (2-4 youth assigned) and set their own schedule depending on the needs of their youth.  The majority of the hours will take place between 3pm-10pm or on weekends. Salary: $15 an hour. 

Qualifications: Experience working with youth in either a volunteer or professional capacity is highly desired.  Educational experience in human services, psychology, recreation, education, or a related field is preferred.  Must work well with youth of all backgrounds and personality types and be able to handle challenging behaviors.  Applicant should feel comfortable and able to tutor youth in grades 5-12 in a variety of subjects.   Must have reliable transportation, meet minimum insurance standards, and pass a mandatory background check. 

Job Responsibilities: The Early Intervention Mentoring position will be responsible for working directly with students assigned by Winnebago County for mentoring services. Each mentor will work with 2-4 low to moderate risk youth in an attempt to build relationships, introduce the youth to healthy activities in the community, and expose the youth to healthy role models.  The program will be very individualized in order to meet the needs of each student. The Youth Go mentor must assess each student, and (together w/social worker) develop activities that will best meet the needs of each youth. Mentoring activities can consist of the following: healthy recreational activities, cultural and artistic exhibits or performances, sporting events, exposure to local college or technical school campuses, educational opportunities, youth serving organizations, and community service opportunities.  

Usual Weekly duties include, but are not limited to: • Communicate with Winnebago county social workers to gather/exchange information on students and update on mentoring outings.  • Meet with each student once a week for 2-3 hours. • Discuss family, peer, and other life issues with students.  Provide positive listening and appropriate feedback as needed. • Learn about community resources and visit these places with the student. • Provide Life-skill assistance, such as hygiene, job-skills, and relationship skills. • Take daily case notes on interactions with each student. • Turn in “monthly log” of appointments and activities to Youth Go and Winnebago County  

Personal Characteristics: We are looking for a person who is caring, energetic, creative, flexible, enthusiastic, patient, passionate and organized to succeed in this position. The ability to work independently, establish good boundaries and be a positive role model are vital characteristics. 

To apply: Please mail or email a cover letter and resume to: Youth Go, 213 Nicolet Boulevard, Neenah, WI  54956   Email: alice@youthgo.org

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