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Samaritan Counseling Center:  Mental Health Therapist (Full-time)

Job Summary:  Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley (SCC) is seeking an experienced licensed mental health counselor to practice in our main office in  Menasha and in one of our satellite locations, providing services to adults and youth in individual, family or group settings.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Professional Services

  • Provide counseling services that meet/exceed performance expectations
  • Maintain electronic clinical records in accordance to State of Wisconsin and SCC policies and procedures
  • Work with the administrative staff to set and collect appropriate fees
  • Provide services aligned with best practice that meet and exceed the standards and practices as an LPC, LMFT, or LCSW
  • Provide after-hours crisis services as assigned

Clinical Staff Participation

  • Work collaboratively with staff colleagues, consultants, and referring professionals
  • Actively participate in clinical staffing and case consultations
  • Attend and actively participate in administrative staff meetings, staff retreats, and other team building activities

Center Administration and Development

  • Actively participate in the development of the Center's referral network
  • Perform administrative and Center development tasks as assigned
  • Participate in the Center's programs of education, consultation, and community relations

Qualifications:

  • Current licensure in good standing in Wisconsin as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Ability and desire to work in a cohesive and collaborative team
  • Professional competency integrating spirituality and psychotherapy or desire to develop this competency
  • Ability and willingness to develop and cultivate his/her own caseload by representing the Center in the community and relating to referral sources
  • Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC, CSAC) and Bilingual Spanish/English highly desirable

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

  • You’ll find personal meaning through the mission and values of Samaritan Counseling Center.
  • You’ll live that mission in our weekly 30-minute interfaith devotional time.
  • You’ll make lasting professional connections with a team of committed people in a growing organization.

 ABOUT US:

Our mission: We connect mind, body and spirit so individuals, families, organizations and communities thrive.

Since 1970, Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley has been serving individuals of all ages, and of all walks of life in the Fox Valley region and surrounding areas.

Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley is fully licensed with the state of Wisconsin as an outpatient mental health and AODA clinic and accredited by the Solihten Institute (http://www.solihten.org).

Our clients can expect professional, expert counseling that is cost effective.

We specialize in integrating spirituality and faith in psychotherapy according to what is relevant to each client. Samaritan Counseling Center views a person’s spirit as integral to their emotional healing and growth. Spirituality in its many expressions offers hope, inspiration and direction when skillfully integrated in counseling. Samaritan is not a religious organization.

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

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Pillars:  Peer Support Specialist and Recovery Coach

Job Summary:  From homelessness to coming home, Pillars provides shelter, support, and solutions to address the housing needs in our community. This full-time position reports to the Resource Center Program Manager.

The Peer Support Specialist and Recovery Coach engages and encourages mental health peers in recovery; encourages clients striving for substance abuse recovery and supports them through their recovery; and provides both clients and peers with a sense of community and belonging, supportive relationships, and valued roles.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establishes healing relationships with peers and clients struggling with AODA issues
  • Assists peers and 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 recovery and its components
  • Intentionally shares his or her own Recovery Story as appropriate to assist peers, providing hope and help in changing patterns and behaviors
  • Creates an environment of respect for peers and clients that honors the person centered planning in taking charge of their own lives
  • Is trauma informed, mutually explores with peers and clients their experiences, and supports individuals in getting appropriate resources for help
  • Have and use his/her own recovery/wellness plan that also includes a proactive crisis plan
  • Encourages peers and clients to construct their own recovery/wellness plans that also include proactive crisis plans
  • Supports peers and clients in crisis to explore options that may be beneficial to returning to emotional wellness
  • Encourages peers and 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 peers and clients in researching and locating resources that are beneficial to their needs and desires
  • Understands and is able to explain the rights of peers
  • Establishes acceptable boundaries with peers, and revisits boundaries on an ongoing basis
  • Other duties as assigned

 Core Competencies and Qualifications: 

  • Lived experience with mental illness and/or substance use disorder
  • Able to manage difficult or emotional client situations, responds promptly to client needs and requests for service and assistance
  • Listens effectively, is open to other’s ideas, and tries new things
  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations
  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differencesand provides culturally sensitive and age appropriate services specific to each peer
  • Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and changes approach or method to best fit the situation
  • Scheduling flexibility necessary for some weekend and evening assignments
  • Knowledge of methods for creating wellness/recovery plans and teaching others to create the same.

Education and/or Experience: 

  • High school diploma or general education (GED) required
  • Wisconsin Mental Health Peer Specialist certification and formal training to support recovery or working toward obtaining these credentials
  • Recovery Coach Training
  • Group facilitation or co-facilitation experience
  • Knowledge of methods for creating wellness/recovery plans and teaching others to create the same
  • Previous experience providing peer support preferred.

Compensation:

This full-time Peer Support and Recovery Coach compensation is $14.48 per hour. 

Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, vacation, holidays, sick leave, short & long term disability, life insurance, 401k retirement account and an Employee Assistance Plan.

To Apply:  Deadline to apply is 9/30/19, 8:00 AM.

Send resume and cover letter to:

 Tracy Melzl, Human Resources Assistant, Pillars, Inc., 605 E Hancock Street, Appleton, WI 54911 

Pillars is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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Fox Cities Habitat for Humanity-ReStore:  Store Manager-ReStore East

Job Summary:  The store manager handles the day-to-day operations of a Habitat for Humanity ReStore, developing a strong, cohesive and inclusive team, ensuring a safe and exceptional environment for volunteers, donors, shoppers and staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of the strategy for the ReStore business.
  • Makes decisions regarding ReStore operations, keeping Chief Operating Officer informed and seeking advice as needed.
  • Ensure that merchandising and markdown strategies are implemented to ensure adequate inventory turn
  • Ensure that all cash handling and security procedures are followed to minimize risk
  • Implement pricing guidelines by monitoring competitive merchandise market environments.
  • Maintain and communicate donation acceptance guidelines.
  • Prepare for and conduct monthly inventory and reporting for all purchased goods and fiscal year-end inventory for purchased and donated goods.
  • Continually improve the overall appearance and safety of the ReStore to maximize efficiencies
  • In coordination with the Chief Operating Officer and store management team, develop, manage and implement promotions, events and social media posts
  • Open and close the ReStore for scheduled daily hours.
  • Maintain a safe work environment at all times, ensuring that safety practices and conditions are established and followed.
  • Instruct volunteers regarding safety issues, ensuring that all applicable training is provided.
  • Ensure that all documentation and procedures involved with an accident or incident investigation in the ReStore are followed.
  • Participate in identifying new in-kind donor prospects and in implementing donation solicitation plan that will increase the number, consistency, size and quality of in-kind donations
  • Participate in the budget process and budget planning
  • Work collaboratively with the management team and staff to maintain a positive, supportive and mission focused work culture
  • Cultivate a culture of safety by ensuring and insisting that all safety procedures are adhered to by volunteers, donors, contractors and staff.
  • Ensure quality volunteer, donor, shopper and staff relations.
  • Provide input, document, and address comments and grievances in a timely and professional manner.
  • With support from the ReStore Volunteer Coordinator, ensure that the store has adequate staffing levels at all times.
  • Supervise the Assistant Store Manager, Lead Associates and Store Associates.
  • Responsible for staffing allocations for work under purview.
  • Oversee and maintain daily and weekly volunteer assignments while providing training, supervision and evaluation of volunteers in a positive and affirming manner.
  • Develop strong, positive and lasting relationships with staff and volunteers
  • Represent the organization to shoppers, donors and the community, primarily on program-specific duties.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Specialized knowledge and competencies in retail and volunteer management.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds on a periodic basis.
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Certifications for Forklift, First Aid and CPR (provided by HFH). Continuing Education hours are required to be current and up to date.
  • Strong analytical ability, reliability and thoroughness o Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Superior time management and organizational skills, with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn and work independently in an unstructured environment and as a team player.
  • Ability to establish effective internal and external working relationships.
  • Ability to work diplomatically with others to discuss and resolve problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple and changing projects, deadlines and priorities.
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills which must be effective and courteous, requiring high integrity when dealing with a broad array of backgrounds.
  • Commitment to mission and values-driven work environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office projects and POS software.

Salary $40,00-$44,000. Interested candidates should email resume to amyp@foxcitieshabitat.org.

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Memorial Presbyterian Church:  Children's and Youth Ministry Coordinator

Job Summary:  The Children’s and Youth Ministry (CYM) Coordinator will serve in a part-time (15-20 hours per week) capacity to handle the week-to-week operations of the Children and Youth Ministry (CYM) programs.  This position focuses on administration and management, dealing primarily with the behind-the-scenes tasks that support the ministry.  The successful candidate will be the “air traffic controller” for the various volunteers working within the Children and Youth Ministries.  This position will work in conjunction with the CYM team and will report directly to the Senior Pastor.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Organize all major events expected from the Children and Youth Ministries.  All events should be well publicized to ensure success.
  • In conjunction with the CYM team, enhance personal relationships between parents, children, youth, and volunteers of the CYM program. 
  • Organize details of weekly/special Ministry programs, including:
  1.  Attendance Tracking
  2. Curriculum Supplies
  3. Weekly Parent Emails
  4. Memo from Memorial  Newsletter Article and Bulletin Announcements
  5. Necessary Forms and registrations
  6. Event Management
  7. Web/Social Media presence (if applicable)
  8. Volunteer Support and Training
  • Create and distribute organizational documents (i.e. Children and Youth Ministries Directory, Volunteer Job Descriptions, Calendars, Event Planning Notebooks, and Leaders Directory)
  • Order, distribute, and encourage effective use of curriculum materials, equipment, and general supplies 
  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of any necessary compliance documents (i.e. Volunteer applications/ background checks, licensing, etc.) 
  • Support the CYM team in efforts to recruit volunteers for weekly/ special events. 
  • Communicate activities of CYM program to parents, students, and congregation through various mediums.  Also, collaborate with CYM team to provide outreach for the CYM program to the broader community. 
  • Meet weekly with Senior Pastor, attend weekly staff meetings, and attend monthly CYM team meetings as a staff representative.
  • Ensure that the CYM programs and volunteers adhere to safe church policies and guidelines 
  • Other duties as directed by Pastor. 

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: 

  • A goal-oriented individual who possess the following traits: maturity, organization, strong communication skills, motivation, administration skills, and the ability to meet deadlines; 
  • Experience with coordination and scheduling of volunteer-based organizations; 
  • Experience working with Children and Youth Ministries; and 
  • Completion of successful background check.

 Other:

  • Flexible schedule during the week, must be available Sunday mornings. The following are anticipated prep hours for weekly events:
  • Position to be filled immediately.

To apply:  Submit resumes to mike.goodwin@mpcappleton.org

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Wild Ones:  Administrative Specialist

Job Summary:  $13/hour: part-time, 25-30 hours a week, core hours 10 AM - 3 PM; potential for job-share, 10 hours/week, 10 AM - 3 PM 

Overview:  Database processing and entry of receipts and deposits, answering phones, processing QuickBooks transactions, and fulfilling member and chapter supplies. Reports to Executive Director.

Responsibilities:

Membership

  • Provide accurate data entry of transactions, receipts and deposits into membership database system.
  • Respond to member and chapter needs by answering questions and sending needed information.
  • Fulfill and ship merchandise and literature orders from members and chapters; ensure accurate data entry for inventory and accounting purposes.
  • Work with online store vendor to ensure orders are fulfilled and shipped on time; verify inventory levels.

Accounting

  • Make data entries in QuickBooks; generate monthly financial reports as required by the Director.
  • Update vendor information for 1099 processing.
  • Manage ACH billing and payments.
  • Prepare bank deposits; reconcile database and QuickBooks.

Website

  • Add new content, make simple updates, assist chapter webmasters.

Miscellaneous

  • Coordinate application intake and award notification for Seeds for Education Grant Program.
  • Take the lead in answering phones and handling walk-in traffic at the WILD Center.
  • Perform other duties as needed and assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma required; two-year degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Knowledgeable in use of Microsoft Office software; database experience required, Access experience a plus.
  • QuickBooks experience preferred.
  • Website content management (WordPress and HTML preferred).
  • Good writing and verbal communication skills; good phone etiquette.
  • Accurate data entry – both text and numeric. 
  • Ability to juggle a variety of tasks and challenges with humor and patience.
  • Hands-on attitude with flexibility and willingness to pitch in as needed in a small office team environment.

Benefits

  • Part-time
  • Vacation and sick pay accrued.
  • 10 paid holidays.
  • Eligible for SIMPLE IRA Retirement plan after minimum employment requirements are met.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to execdirector@wildones.org 

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.:  Job Coach

Are you looking to make a difference and work for a company that promotes the dignity and worth of individuals with disabilities? If so, we have the job for you! Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. is currently accepting applications for a part-time Job Coach. 

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. 

Hours: Works flexible hours to include evenings, weekends, and holidays on an as-needed basis. This position is a 27 hour per week position. 

Pay: $12.00/Hour 

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 send cover letter and a resume to sporter@vpind.com

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Christ the King Lutheran Church:  Director of Faith Formation:  Confirmation & High School Youth

Scope of Position:  The Director of Faith Formation for Confirmation & High School Youth is committed to Jesus Christ and passionate about building Christ-Centered relationships with middle and high school youth and their families. They shall have strong interpersonal and relational skills for working with people of all ages, along with effective project management and implementation skills.

Ministry Supervisor:  Pastor Nate Gauerke, Senior Pastor

Position Type: Part-time, hourly (15 hours per week) 

Essential Duties:  

  • Relational Ministry-Knowing that faith is formed through personal trusted relationships, work to create Christ-centered community between youth, parents, and faith mentors of the congregation
    • Build relationships with youth of the congregation
    • Connect youth with trusted adults in the congregation who will share their story and walk with youth as mentors
    • Help provide tools and resources to parents to help them learn how to be faith role models for their children to fulfill the promises made at baptism
  • Confirmation -Oversee all elements of the Confirmation program
    • Arrive early to be present during Wednesday night confirmation time—take care of unlocking doors, setting thermostats, and locking doors after programming is finished
    • Assist pastors and confirmation teachers in the organization and implementation of confirmation curriculum
    • Develop an annual calendar of confirmation events and speakers
    • Coordinate, recruit, train, encourage, and support lay volunteers associated with the confirmation program (table guides, teachers, meal hosts, etc)
    • Work with the Financial Manager to set up registration for confirmation
    • Recruit volunteers to maintain records of attendance, worship notes, and service hours
    • Ensure all supplies and classroom materials are available for use
  • High School Ministry -Develop and lead service and fellowship events with Senior High Students.
    • Organize youth mission trip, lead or share responsibilities with other staff as needed.
  • Communication -Provide communication with families regarding upcoming events, and empower them so they can continue to teach faith at home.
    • Connect and communicate with the people of the congregation through constant contact, social media, worship announcements verbal/printed/visual, etc. of upcoming events, how they may be involved, and to thank them. 

Other Duties:

  1. Attend staff meetings and staff retreats as a resource to other ministries and the development and life of the congregation.
  2. Worship on a regular basis and maintain boundaries to have a healthy faith, family, and personal life.
  3. Other duties as assigned by pastors.

 Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Has a passionate faith in Jesus Christ, and leads a life that reflects Christ’s love for all people, including self
  • Passionate about connecting with and caring for youth to reflect Christ The King’s vision of making God’s love come to life
  • A team player who partners with the gifts and skills of other church staff
  • Able to follow-through on projects to bring them from idea to reality, while paying attention to details
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Office and use of social media
  • Maintains a positive social media presence, being mindful of appropriate boundaries and communication

 About Christ the King:

Located in a growing area of Northeast Wisconsin, Christ the King is a vibrant faith community where God’s love comes to life. On average our worship attendance hovers around 300 per week, and about 50% of our congregation is under the age of 34. Our congregation has a youthful energy teaching and equipping members to connect outward with our community. Keeping our youth engaged and families served has always been an energy focus at Christ the King. 

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references to Molly Mueller at hcqhmolly@tds.net

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St. Francis Xavier Catholic School System:  Payroll/HR Assistant

Job Summary:  St. Francis Xavier Catholic School System is seeking a part-time (30 hours/week) Payroll/HR Assistant for our Administrative Services Office - Northland.  The position is responsible for the accounting and clerical functions associated with payroll and providing assistance for the Accounting Manager and the Human Resource Manager.

Primary duties include:

  • Performing the semi-monthly payroll processing utilizing Paylocity
  • Collect and verify all applicable payroll timesheet information from staff and supervisors
  • Analyze, prepare and accurately input all payroll data and maintain backup documentation
  • Provide support to all employees regarding approved payroll procedures and practices.  Identify staff who are struggling to adhere to these procedures
  • Verify that pay is generated on time, accurately, and in compliance with contracts and other legal guidance that is applicable
  • Monitor time and attendance requests; reconcile with payroll data
  • File and maintain appropriate payroll and personnel files and documentation in accordance with organizational and industry-wide standards
  • Prepare data and reports to coincide with the Affordable Care Act reporting requirements
  • Prepare data for W-2 processing at year-end; audit W-2 preview reports ensuring accuracy
  • Review and reconcile assigned balance sheet accounts and select other accounts on a monthly basis
  • Prepare journal entries and prepare assigned monthly bank reconciliations.

This position is eligible for benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, as well as Life/AD&D/LTD insurance, vacation, sick & holiday pay. We offer a generous retirement plan and flexibility in work schedules. 

Qualifications:

  • Candidates with a minimum Associates Degree in Accounting or closely related field and at least two years experience similar or transferrable to the responsibilities of this position. 
  • Superior math, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and interruptions while maintaining professional decorum.
  • Efficient, reliable and adaptable to change while maintaining high productivity levels under stressful deadlines. 
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Strong customer orientation.
  • Ability to reference applicable laws, standards, guidelines, and best practices.
  • Ability to exercise confidentially.
  • Proficiency in the application of computer software generally applicable to accounting and general office operations; experience with Paylocity preferred, but not required.

To Apply:  Please send a cover letter and a resume to humanresources@xaviercatholicschools.org

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Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes:  Caregiver and Community Engagement Member - AmeriCorps Position

Job Summary:  Located out of the Appleton Service Center - Caregiver and Community Engagement Member. This member would serve about 35 hours a week September through August. This position is open to either 1 Full time member serving about 35 hours a week September through August or 2 Half-time members serving approximately 17 hours a week September through August.

Essential Duties:  The member(s) will spend their time running a mega troop, attending community events, hosting and supporting girl scout family recruitment events, supporting new volunteers, building relationships with local colleges and service groups and supporting reaching out program efforts.

Qualifications:  The ideal candidate will have a high level of commitment, a passion for working with women and girls, and a wiliness to learn new things. Full time members will serve primarily Monday – Thursday 9:30 – 5:30 and the occasional night and weekend.  Half time members would serve primarily Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 11:30 – 5:30 with occasional other weekdays and weekends.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to hr@gsnwgl.org

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Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs:  Volunteer Coordinator (Full-time)

Job Summary:  Harbor House’s Volunteer Coordinator connects members of the community with opportunities to connect their passions and talents to activities in support of our mission. Harbor House is seeking an energetic, outgoing, and creative individual who enjoys and appreciates working with people of diverse backgrounds to fill this role.

Essential Duties:

  • Lead the recruiting, screening, interviewing and training of new volunteers
  • Review organizational needs and assign appropriate volunteers, in consultation with program or event staff
  • Track volunteer hours and maintain volunteer database
  • Attend staff meetings and assist in the evaluation of the program
  • Motivate and encourage volunteers to remain focused in their work and to do their best
  • Assist with shelter and helpline coverage.

Competencies:

  • Ability to multitask; must be detail-oriented and organized
  • Ability to give engaging presentations
  • Good networking and socializing skills
  • The ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities
  • Basic knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues and dynamics of domestic abuse
  • Ability to always lead by example.

Education, Experience and Other Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in non-profit management, business management, communication, or social service-related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Positive, enthusiastic attitude, team work ability and leadership qualities
  • The ability to communicate with, supervise and empower volunteers to be effective in their roles
  • Experience working with volunteers preferred but not required. 

Full time (40 hours per week); some evening and weekend hours required, competitive salary

Benefits include:  health insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, voluntary dental, group life insurance.

Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to hr@harborhousewi.org

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Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs:  Economic Advocate (Full-time)

Job Summary:  The Economic Advocate is part of a team of advocates who provide direct service to survivors of domestic abuse.  The role of the advocate is to empower individuals affected by domestic abuse by working with them to remove barriers to employment and connecting them to opportunities to become financially self-sustaining while maintaining safety. 

Essential Duties:

  • Meet one on one with adult survivors of domestic violence to assess and assist with barrier removal related to employment and education.
  • Maintain relationships with survivors to offer long-term job maintenance support.
  • Provide survivors with education, support, and referrals to other community agencies.
  • Develop other programs to increase program capacity.
  • Work with area employers to develop business partnerships that will expand employment opportunities for survivors of domestic abuse. 

Competencies:

  • A resilient self-starter and relationship builder who can work independently and coordinate with a team.
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues and dynamics of domestic abuse and trauma informed care. 
  • Ability to quickly establish rapport and build relationships with business leaders.
  • Cultural competence; ability to work well with diverse populations of adults of all ages.
  • The ability to be flexible within crisis situations and job duties.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and listening skills required.
  • Basic knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office Suite. 

Education, Experience and Other Requirements:

  • Degree in human services related field or experience that would match those qualifications.
  • Preferable to have knowledge of agencies or collaborations within the community.
  • Experience supporting individuals with barriers to obtaining employment

Full time (40 hours per week), competitive salary

Benefits include: health insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, voluntary dental, group life insurance. 

Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to hr@harborhousewi.org

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Fox Valley Literacy:  Administrative and Program Assistant

Job Summary:  The Administrative & Program Assistant provides administrative and program support necessary in the daily operation of Fox Valley Literacy. 

The part time (20 hours) Administrative and Program Assistant position offers competitive compensation and will average around 20 hours per week, Monday-Thursday.  Benefits include 3 weeks of paid vacation, flexible hours, earned sick leave, and paid holidays. 

Qualifications:

High school education; post-high school education with courses in business administration Previous experience in office management or administrative assistance is preferred.  Multilingual is a plus.

Skills:

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Ability to maintain a professional manner under pressure
  • Practice Multi-Cultural competencies
  • Excellent computer skills including databases and spreadsheets
  • Good electronic equipment and computer network skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work with people of all backgrounds
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Team player with an ability to support the work of others.

Responsibilities:

  • Administrative Support
  • Greet and direct visitors
  • Answer telephone and direct calls
  • Develop and maintain data bases and spreadsheets to manage client, tutor, and stakeholder data
  • Prepare periodic reports, including statistical reports
  • Assist with special events, trainings, and workshops
  • Assist with producing training and promotional material
  • Schedule and supervise administrative volunteers
  • Order and maintain office and program supplies
  • Help maintain general office appearance, including library Program Assistance Assist in the recruitment of adult students for one-to-one tutoring and small group instruction
  • Assist staff to conduct student intake, evaluations, matching, follow-up, and support
  • Help maintain consistent contact with adult students and tutors
  • Maintain accurate records and process data collection in a timely manner
  • Assist program manager to resolve problems and assess student progress and goal attainment
  • Other duties as assigned.

Accountability:  Reports to the Executive Director.

Please send resume and cover letter to Brian Leone Tracy at bleonetracy@fvlc.net.

Fox Valley Literacy is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination in employment (whether paid staff or volunteer) based on race, color, sex, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, national origin, ancestry or disability.

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Pillars:  Resource Center Associate (Part-time)

Job Summary:  From homelessness to coming home, Pillars provides shelter, support, and solutions to address the housing needs in our community. The Pillars Resource Center provides a safe, welcoming environment where people who are experiencing homelessness and not connected to resources or services can go to engage in services.  Our vision is for it to be the “hub” of all housing related services. 

The Resource Center Associate is part of a team that provides services to clients accessing the Pillars Resource Center. We are seeking a responsible and energetic individual with a passion for serving people experiencing homelessness. 

The Resource Center Associate’s general responsibilities include fostering hope and healing by coordinating day room activities, assessing and meeting the needs of our guests, leading and facilitating groups, creating a safe and clean environment, and maintaining the group schedule.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate an established daily schedule including activities, the client chore list, accepting donations, space transition, and clean up
  • Completes new client registrations, conducts new client orientations and assists with other client paperwork
  • Assist our clients by providing referrals and resources including applying for shelter
  • Engages clients and introduces them to other services and service providers in the center
  • Work with outside agencies to arrange for needed services at the resource center
  • Enforce rules and procedures and ensure that the resource center provides a clean, safe and welcoming environment for volunteers, clients and staff at all times
  • Communicate regularly with other staff members and leadership to ensure consistency and quality of service.
  • Provide crisis management when needed and as appropriate
  • Maintain professional boundaries with clients and set appropriate limits as needed
  • Collaborate with agency staff to review cases and make recommendations to aid in client success
  • Maintain agency and client confidentiality
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings
  • Other duties as assigned

Core Competencies and Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalency degree (GED, HSED) is required; post-secondary education in Human Services field is preferred.  Previous experience working with individuals experiencing homelessness or families/individuals with mental health, AODA, legal, or other issues is preferred.
  • Availability to work 8 hour shifts, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, varied days during the week.

Compensation:  The compensation for this part-time position is $12.14/hour.

Deadline to Apply:  August 26, 2019 at 9:00 AM

Send resume and cover letter to tmelzl@pillarsinc.org or mail:

Tracy Melzl, Human Resources Assistant, Pillars, Inc., 605 E Hancock Street, Appleton, WI 54911. 

Pillars is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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Appleton A Better Chance:  Cook

The main function of the Cook is to prepare healthy meals for the students living in the A Better Chance (ABC) house. The Cook also serves as an adult presence in the ABC house after school until the Resident Director is present. The schedule can be flexible — possibly as few as two days per week in the house, along with meal prep for other days of the week — and will be determined by consultation with the Cook, Resident Director and ABC Board of Directors. This position requires the completion of a successful background check.

Hours: September through June (school year) Monday – Thursday 3pm-6pm

Wage: $12 

Job Specific responsibilities:

  • Prepare & plan healthy meals for Scholars
  • Meet State Food Safety guidelines
  • Clean areas within the kitchen that the cook uses as well as items used
  • Work with the Resident Director in planning meals
  • Work with the Resident Director in purchasing supplies and managing the meal budget
  • Act as adult supervisor in the absence of the Resident Director 

To apply, please send a letter of interest to:  appletonabc@gmail.com

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Early Head Start:  Home Visitor

Will provide home visitation to families enrolled in Early Head Start home-based option, incorporating all aspects of Early Head Start services including prenatal and post-partum care, early childhood education, family services, health, nutrition, mental health and special needs (46 home visits annually). 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education,  Child and Family Studies, or a Bachelor’s degree in a field related to those above and one year of related work experience or,
  • A two year degree or classes equivalent to a two year degree in Early Childhood Education, Child and Family Studies or related field, and two years of related work experience.
  • Experience working with pregnant women and children ages birth to three preferred 

Must obtain and maintain a current certificate of completion for infant and child CPR with AED, within 3 months of hire and a certificate of completion in Shaken Baby Syndrome training, prior to working at the center. 

Starting pay: $16.01-$17.45 per hour depending on experience, benefits included.

Hours:  37.5 hours per week

Position is located in Clintonville.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to LOKSUITA@CAPMAIL.ORG

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.:  Case Manager

Are you searching for a rewarding career helping others and working for a company that makes a difference in our community? If so, we have the job for you. Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. is accepting applications for a Case Manager in Appleton, Wisconsin. 

Job Duties:

  • Provides vocational support to program participants in the Prevocational Program.  Delivers hands-on training to learn and incorporate employability skills. Communicates relevant issues and progress to the Rehabilitation Services Manager. Main job duties include but are not limited to:
  • Schedules and conducts six-month staffing reports and participant reviews and prepares all necessary paperwork.
  • Utilizes assessment information and previous goals to implement a rehabilitation plan based on participant's needs and abilities, and documents progress toward goals.
  • Works closely with production staff in coordinating work opportunities, job set-up, jigs, and job modifications and maintains awareness of production activities.
  • Professionally communicates with guardians, parents, supervisors, resource workers, group home staff, and/or other VPI staff to facilitate mutual program planning.
  • Develops and conducts special training programs and classes to broaden the participant's career awareness.
  • Provides goal oriented, individualized case- management services to persons assigned to the Program.
  • Responsible for ensuring that community work site activities remain consistent with program participant’s rehabilitation goals, through direct observation of work sites and professional communication with employers and job coaches.

Shift Information:  1st Shift – Full Time

Pay Information:  Starting at $30,000/year 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, vocational rehabilitation or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in a vocational rehabilitation workshop setting or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated common sense, judgment, and communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality. 

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

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.:  Program Coordinator - Mental Health Position

Are you searching for a rewarding career helping others and working for a company that makes a difference in our community? If so, we have the job for you. Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. is accepting applications for a Program Coordinator – Mental Health in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Job Duties:

Coordinates the daily activities of the Outreach Center Program.  Communicates relevant issues and overall progress to the Mental Health and Education Manager.  Provides support to individuals with mental illness who participate in Outreach Center services. Assists in providing and maintaining connections with community agencies for appropriate referrals of individuals identified to be in need. Main job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Supervises, provides direction to, and monitors daily activities of Outreach Center staff.
  • Responsible for the preparation of accurate and timely Outreach Center reports.
  • Provides direction for program participants (including event calendars) and coordinates referrals to community agencies to ensure that needed services are available to Outreach Center participants.
  • Maintains contact with community mental health agencies in order to assure that program participants receive adequate case management services.
  • Maintains program budget and monitors the need for supplies/equipment and purchases or requests them as appropriate. (Major purchases are to be approved prior to purchase.)
  • Assists in the development of an annual plan to attract and maintain participants and expand activities offered by the Outreach Center under the supervision of the Mental Health and Education Manager.
  • Develops and maintains training, safety, and work procedures to ensure high levels of quality service.
  • Responsible for fundraising activities of the Outreach Center (at least one fundraiser each quarter).
  • Develops and maintains close and mutually beneficial working relationships with other agencies in the area.
  • Under the supervision of the Mental Health and Education Manager and VPI Executive Team, establishes sound community public relation practices, informing the community of the services provided by the agency, and the overall purpose of the agency. This includes speaking at service and civic clubs, publicity releases to radio, television, or the newspaper media, and participating in local community affairs and service organizations.
  • Recruits volunteers to assist with program activities, and provides direction to and monitors daily activities of those volunteers.

Shift Information:  1st Shift - Full-time

Pay Information:  Starts at $16.00/hour

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, social work, vocational rehabilitation, or related field.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in a rehabilitation setting or equivalent, with emphasis on mental health preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated common sense, judgment, and communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality. 

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

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.:  Human Service Care Assistant

Job Summary:  Assists the Case Manager in providing direct, hands-on training to individuals involved in the Day Services Program. Main job duties include but are not limited to: 

Responsibilities:

  • As directed by the Case Manager, provides active and direct supervision to program participants in the areas of social and personal adjustment, leisure time activities, and work skills in accord with individual rehabilitation plans.
  • Assists the Case Manager in the implementation of participant’s individualized rehabilitation plans, which includes making behavioral observations, assisting with situational assessments, and facilitating attainment of participant’s goals.
  • Initiates communication with the Case Managers regarding client 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.
  • Assists the Case Manager in the development of a weekly schedule of social, recreational and leisure time activities congruent with participant’s plan of service.
  • In collaboration with the Case Manager maintains an inventory of all supplies and orders as needed.
  • Performs other duties, such as but not limited to, bus duty, work floor coverage, assisting with program participants’ personal care needs and special projects as assigned. 

Shift Information:

Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

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, communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality. 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $11.00 /hour

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

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Fox Cities Habitat for Humanity:  Store Associate-ReStore (Part-time)

Purpose: To maintain the back room, sales floor and common areas while ensuring a clean and safe work environment, excellent donor and customers experience, and a pleasant volunteer work experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Makes decisions regarding donations, pricing, donor and volunteer interactions following established policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate the condition/acceptability of incoming donations and ensure that policies are followed regarding unacceptable items.
  • Clean and price incoming materials, following established pricing procedures and criteria.
  • Coordinate the flow of incoming materials either into the store or a designated processing area to ensure a restock of purchased goods.
  • Load and unload vehicles receiving or delivering materials to/from the store.
  • Regularly communicate with the appropriate ReStore staff regarding progress, suggestions and issues.
  • Train seasonal Store Associate staff in ReStore operations.
  • Ensure that all areas of the backroom, store and surrounding areas clean and safe.
  • Maintain the security of the backroom, instituting appropriate policies to minimize theft.
  • When requested, drive or assist the drivers in moving ReStore merchandise.
  • Adhere to established safety procedures and ensure a safe work environment for volunteers, customers and donors.
  • Ensure quality customer, volunteer and donor relations, and address comments and grievances in a timely and professional manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including cleaning bathrooms and break rooms and mopping as scheduled by the supervising team.
  • Provide support to all Appleton Habitat ReStore locations.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Superior time management and organizational skills, with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team, as well as an ability to carry out tasks independently.
  • Ability to establish effective internal and external working relationships.
  • Ability to identify and establish priorities, work independently, and exercise sound judgment related to providing support and assistance.
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills which must be effective and courteous, requiring high integrity when dealing with a broad array of backgrounds.
  • Able to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
  • Able to work in a retail/warehouse environment, and receive training on and safely operate material handling equipment such as hand trucks, pallet jacks, forklifts and a 24’ box truck with a lift gate.

To apply:  Send cover letter and resume to amyp@foxcitieshabitat.org

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Boys and Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley:  Teen Coordinator - Appleton

Job Summary:  The Teen Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the delivery of teen programs, including planning, implementing and evaluating teen programs/activities and for recruiting and supervising teens and is also responsible for related administrative duties.  The Teen Coordinator promotes and implements the delivery of exciting, engaging, age-appropriate games, physical fitness and recreation programs and activities and incorporates youth development principles into activities and programs; provides guidance to Club members; and enforces discipline and order resulting in a safe and positive environment for youth and maintains and cares for supplies and equipment.

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Youth Development or related field preferred.
  • Three years’ experience in facilitating, developing and implementing programs for teens, especially special needs and higher-risk youth. 
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to motivate and inspire.
  • The ability to exude confidence and maintain control of a safe and positive youth development environment.
  • The ability to work independently and efficiently. 
  • The ability to supervise adult volunteers and program staff. 
  • The ability and desire to work with youth age 12 to 18, including high-risk and minority youth, in a variety of environments, including one-to-one, small group, and large group settings. 
  • The ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
  • Advanced knowledge of some or all of the following: child and adolescent development, behavior management techniques, principles of effective youth development programming, and CPR/First Aid.
  • The ability to communicate in Spanish and/or Hmong as well as English, preferred.

To apply:  Go to https://www.bgclubfoxvalley.org/careers/

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Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs:  House Manager (Full-time, Competitive Salary, Benefits)

The House Manager works to ensure Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs is a warm and welcoming environment to all whom enter the facility through coordination of supplies, managing facility maintenance and security and maintaining positive relationships with donors and survivors. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Coordination of in-kind donations and supplies
  • Manage and organize storage areas
  • Coordinate holiday Adopt-A-Shelter program
  • Work with Maintenance Technician and volunteers and residents to maintain building up-keep and cleanliness
  • Maintain records of purchases and warranties
  • Maintain maintenance log and manual
  • Participate in speaking engagements
  • Prepare building for tours
  • Participate in the rotation of Crisis Line coverage
  • Maintain good working relationships with agencies in the community

 COMPETENCIES:

Good organizational and interpersonal skills Basic knowledge domestic abuse issues Cultural competence Basic knowledge of computers 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. 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

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

Send resume and cover letter by to Search Committee at hr@harborhousewi.org by August 19, 2019. 

**Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. **

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Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs:  Overnight Advocate (Full-time, Competitive Salary, Benefits)

Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs is seeking an energetic, self-starter who has the ability to work in a team atmosphere providing support and advocacy to domestic violence victims and their children. 

Essential Duties:

Provide helpline coverage, information and referral, spend one on one time offering education, support and advocacy, maintain safety of the shelter and its residents, assist with shelter maintenance and upkeep, coordinate and process donations, assist with compiling program records and statistics.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive, professional relationships with survivors of domestic violence from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Ability to be responsive, empathetic, and client-focused.
  • Ability to handle crises appropriately and to communicate effectively with others.
  • Ability to maintain the strictest confidentiality.
  • Working knowledge of trauma and the practice of trauma informed care.
  • Demonstrated computer and software skills required; proficiency with Microsoft Office Word and Excel and be able to work in and navigate through databases.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds.

 Full-time position, good benefit package includes health insurance and retirement account. 

To apply:  Send resume and cover letter by 8/14/19 to hr@harborhousewi.org 

Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  Survivors of domestic violence encouraged to apply.

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St. Francis Xavier Catholic School System:  Child Care Program Team Member (Part-time)

Job Summary:  This is a part-time, hourly, regular school-year position beginning in August 2019.  This position serves the St. Francis Xavier Elementary in the After School Care Program, Monday - Friday from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, and Monday and Friday mornings from 7:30 - 12:30. Children ages 4-10 benefit from our enriching, enjoyable Christian-centered programming. Employees are paid a competitive starting wage and will receive a tuition discount, paid personal and sick leave all in a casual, fun work environment. Employee must be a positive Christian role model and preference may be given to qualified candidates who are Catholic. 

St. Francis Xavier Catholic School System is a PK-12 Catholic school system located in Appleton, WI, serving the greater Fox Valley region in the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay.  We maintain 2 elementary campuses (PK-4), a middle school (5-8) and a high school (9-12), with total annual enrollment of approximately 1700. 

St. Francis Xavier Catholic School System is committed to academic excellence rooted in strong faith and value formation.   We strive to help students develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable them to be successful citizens in the 21st century.  Our staff is dedicated to helping each child succeed. Join the team to make a difference in the lives of a child today!

To apply, send cover letter and resume to:  tjohnson@xaviercatholicschools.org

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Appleton Housing Authority:  Residential Maintenance Tech

The Appleton Housing Authority is seeking an experienced Maintenance person to join our successful property management team.

Essential Duties:

  • Essential duties include routine maintenance, drywall repairs, minor HVAC, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, grounds keeping, snow removal, equipment maintenance, and the ability to lift heavy objects & operate a variety of power and manual tools.

Qualifications: 

  • Candidates should have a minimum of 3-5 plus years of hands-on experience in apartment maintenance.
  • The ideal candidate will have a well-rounded and proven knowledge of residential building preventative maintenance practices.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, a good attitude, be pro-active, a team player but able to work independently. Maintaining great communication with property managers, tenants and other staff.
  • Proficiency in working with hand held devices (smartphones) and electronic work order systems.
  • Must possess strong motivation to get the job done right. 
  • Must be computer literate and have a valid driver license with a good driving record.

This opportunity is a full-time position with a full range of benefits offered and a competitive salary.

To apply, send Resume’ with references to: D. Dillenberg, c/o Appleton Housing Authority 925 W. Northland Ave. Appleton, WI 54914 or email at debrad@appletonhousing.org Equal Employment Opportunity.

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Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs:  Weekend/Overnight Advocate (Part-time, some evenings, weekends and holidays)

Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs is seeking an energetic, self-starter who has the ability to work in a team atmosphere providing support and advocacy to domestic violence victims and their children. This is a great opportunity for students going into helping professions.                                               

Essential Duties:

Provide helpline coverage, information and referral, spend one on one time offering education, support and advocacy, maintain safety of the shelter and its residents, assist with shelter maintenance and upkeep, coordinate and process donations.               

Required Skills:

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive, professional relationships with survivors of domestic violence from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Ability to be responsive, empathetic and client focused.
  • Ability to handle crises appropriately and to communicate effectively with others.
  • Ability to maintain the strictest confidentiality.
  • Working knowledge of trauma and the practice of trauma informed care.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • Basic knowledge of computers

 To apply:  Send resume and cover letter by August 5, 2019 to  HR@harborhousewi.org

Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against or give preference to any person because of race, color, religion, age, sex, national ancestry, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or arrest or conviction record, or any other discriminatory basis prohibited by state or federal law. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. 

Harbor House is committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates and survivors of domestic violence.

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

We're hiring for the School Year!  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. 

Job Summary:  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. 

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • College or teaching experience preferred
  • Knowledge of youth development
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and to develop solutions to problems with limited supervision.
  • Ability and desire to work with youth ages 6-18 in a variety of environments, including small group and large group settings
  • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all Club personnel, Board of Directors and Club parents. 

To apply:  https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/K1036.jobs?ApplyToJob=218452293

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WOTFV AmeriCorps:  Adult & Youth Programs Health and Wellness Educator

HOST SITE:  Soar Fox Cities, 211 E. Franklin Avenue, Appleton, WI

OVERVIEW: SOAR Fox Cities is seeking for a part-time AmeriCorps member to coordinate and implement health education programming in our Adult Programs. This role will focus on healthy weight, physical activity and/or healthy eating habits for individuals with disabilities.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Implement and conduct group sessions related to healthy eating and healthy food/drink choices.
  • Work with our adult participants to develop goals and plans for daily physical activity within participant restrictions (i.e. some members have mobility issues therefore experience challenges related to physical activity).
  • Work with our youth participants and their peers, some of whom are not disabled, to educate them on healthy eating habits and the need for physical activity.
  • Create, implement and evaluate health education programing for the Adult Education Program including nutrition, healthy food choices and portion control.
  • Assist in the development and expansion of a comprehensive year round fitness and wellness programming for SOAR participants, both youth and adult.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of programming during camps that lend themselves to education regarding healthy weight, physical activity and/or healthy eating habits.
  • Develop handouts, content, and curriculum related to maintaining an active lifestyle.
  • Work to recruit new or first time participants to promote healthy lifestyles for individuals with disabilities that may not be meeting the CDC recommended amount of daily/weekly physical activity.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience and passion for working with individuals with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities
  • Experience coordinating and implementing programs and services for individuals with disabilities
  • Experience leading and/or facilitating groups with and for individuals with disabilities as well at their non-disabled peers
  • Passion for health and wellness initiatives
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in: Community Health, Health Promotion and Wellness, Health Science or related background and experience
  • 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 

TRAINING: Paid on-site training with opportunities for additional professional development. WOTFV AmeriCorps Program will offer addition opportunities for professional development including conflict resolution, citizenship, and volunteer management trainings. 

OTHER INFORMATION: 

  • Member Term of Service:
    • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program year of service runs from September 3rd, 2019-August 31st, 2020.
  • Time requirements:
    • Half-time members will serve 900 hours during the year, averaging 17.5 hours/week.
  • Benefits:
    • Members will receive a living allowance while serving, which is paid on the 15th and last day of each month.
    • Half-time members will receive a gross living allowance of $291.50 per pay period.
    • Segal Education Award upon successful completion of hourly requirement described in Time Requirements: $3,047.50 for half-time members.
    • Forbearance on qualified student loans while serving and interest accrual payments.
    • Paid on-site training
    • Paid mileage
    • Flexible work schedule

CONTACT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION DUE DATE (if applicable):

  • Erin Schultz, Executive Director SOAR Fox Cities. Email: erin@soarfoxcities.com OR mail or in-person delivery to: SOAR Fox Cities, Attn: Erin Schultz, 211 E. Franklin Ave., Appleton, WI 54911
  • Amanda Ross, WOTFV AmeriCorps Project Manager: email: amanda.ross@unitedwayfoxcities.org OR mail or in-person delivery to: United Way Fox Cities, Attn: Amanda Ross, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha, WI, 54952

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WOTFV AmeriCorps:  Lifestyle Management Patient Coordinator

HOST SITE:  Mosaic Family Health and Fox Valley Family Medicine Residency: 229 South Morrison St. Appleton, WI 54911

OVERVIEW: Position will enhance obesity prevention efforts and overall patient wellness by incorporating lifestyle medicine education with primary medical treatment and care. Position will assist with development of patient education on overall health and wellness for all areas within the clinic, including video slide shows for waiting areas. Will serve as a conduit to community wide wellness programing that impacts patients served at Mosaic family medicine clinic.   

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Work with supervisor to enhance screening tool used to identify appropriate population for referrals to Prevent T-2 program.
  • Will assist in collection of program and patient baseline data, patient follow up metrics, education curriculum, and patient attendance logs.
  • Assist with the navigation and support of patients through completion the Prevent T-2 program.
  • Will touch base weekly with patients who may need additional support or education related to lifestyle changes.
  • Will gather and capture patient success stories and testimonials for future marketing and end of project demo.
  • Assist in the development of promotional material for clinic and physicians to utilize.
  • Will offer 1:1 wellness coaching sessions with patients who may not wish to participate in lifestyle change group but wish to improve their overall health and wellness.
  • Take responsibility for leading one or more of the nutrition education and/or exercise components of the wellness programming within the clinic and for community partner sites we work with.
  • Learn the established curriculum for the Prevent T-2 and demonstrate understanding of lesson plans.
  • Present curriculum and program accurately, professionally and respectfully to providers.
  • Work with nursing staff where/when appropriate regarding additional support for patients.
  • Will assist with development of Patient Education for waiting areas and exam rooms. 
  • Will work with supervisor to develop and implement workplace wellness activities that impact internal staff that in turn influence our patient base and ultimately are part of our greater community.
  • Serve as a conduit to community wide wellness programing that impacts patients served at Mosaic family medicine clinic. 

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Passion for health and wellness initiatives
  • Bachelor’s degree in: Community Health, Health Promotion and Wellness, Health Science or related background and experience
  • Must be at least 18 years old at the time of service
  • U.S Citizen, U.S National, or Lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S
  • Experience in medical clinic helpful but not mandatory.

TRAINING: Member will receive 1-2 days of onsite training pertinent to Mosaic Health Clinic as determined necessary.  EPIC training related specifically to this roles access to patient charting. Member will also participate in Monthly Clinic wide education on multiple topics related to social determinants of health at our 1st Tuesday of the month Clinical Excellence sessions. WOTFV AmeriCorps Program will offer addition opportunities for professional development including conflict resolution, citizenship, and volunteer management trainings.

OTHER INFORMATION: 

  • Member Term of Service:
    • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program year of service runs from September 3rd, 2019-August 31st, 2020.
  • Time requirements:
    • Half-time members will serve 900 hours during the year, averaging 17.5 hours/week.
  • Benefits:
    • Members will receive a living allowance while serving, which is paid on the 15th and last day of each month.
    • Half-time members will receive a gross living allowance of $291.50 per pay period.
    • Segal Education Award upon successful completion of hourly requirement described in Time Requirements: $3,047.50 for half-time members.
    • Forbearance on qualified student loans while serving and interest accrual payments.

CONTACT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION DUE DATE (if applicable):

  • Amanda Ross, WOTFV AmeriCorps Program Manager: email: amanda.ross@unitedwayfoxcities.org OR mail or in-person delivery to: United Way Fox Cities, Attn: Amanda Ross, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha, WI, 54952

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WOTFV AmeriCorps:  Nutrition & Physical Activity Educator

HOST SITE:  Outagamie County Public Health Division, 320 S Walnut Street, Appleton, WI 54911 

OVERVIEW:   The member will serve for one year with the Outagamie County Public Health Division.  The Educator will work closely with schools, early care settings, and pantries to develop, implement and evaluate countywide comprehensive nutrition & physical activity programs that promote and protect the health of the community. 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: 

  • Plans, implements and evaluates the effectiveness of public health programs relating to physical activity and nutrition in the school and pantry settings.
  • Participates in health promotion and marketing efforts to increase or improve physical activity and access to healthy foods in public schools and in pantries serving Outagamie County.
  • Coordinate and implement evidence based health education programming focused on healthy weight.
  • Promotes relationship building and collaborative partnerships to identify, analyze and address community health needs relating to physical activity, health eating and health weight.
  • Work with the community and volunteers to plan new or ongoing events or programs.
  • Train and utilize volunteers to assist with health education programming, as needed.
  • Prepare and maintain detailed reports, forms, records, correspondence, spreadsheets, and computer files including, but not limited to: health education survey results and attendance logs for health education recipients and volunteers.
  • Assists with the development, monitoring, and evaluation of health related data.
  • Incorporates quality improvement, strategic planning and performance management concepts and skills into all activities. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, health education, or closely related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate in a clear, concise manner, tailoring the message to intended audience.
  • Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM with flexibility to work evenings and weekends when necessary.
  • Ability to transport oneself to and from various locations in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Experience working with youth and building relationships
  • Experience working with, and appreciation and respect for, diverse populations, cultures, and economic life experiences.
  • Ability to work directly with professional staff, adults, youth and children
  • Ability to communicate professionally in oral and written form
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters of the Public Health Division
  • Passion for health and wellness initiatives
  • Must be at least 18 years old at the time of service
  • U.S Citizen, U.S National, or Lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S. 

TRAINING: Training opportunities will be provided to the AmeriCorps member to assist them in performing the duties of their position.  The Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals, developed by the Council on Linkages will be utilized in determining training opportunities.  The Core Competencies reflect skills that are desirable for professionals who deliver the Essential Public Health Services. The Core Competencies serve as the foundation for public health practices and are intertwined in the duties of the position. WOTFV AmeriCorps Program will offer addition opportunities for professional development including conflict resolution, citizenship, and volunteer management trainings. 

OTHER INFORMATION: 

  • Member Term of Service:
    • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program year of service runs from September 3rd, 2019-August 31st, 2020.
  • Time requirements:
    • Full-time members will serve 1700 hours during the year, averaging 33 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 a gross living allowance of $583.00 per pay period.
    • Segal Education Award upon successful completion of hourly requirement described in Time Requirements: $6,095.00 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 remibursement (if eligible).  

CONTACT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION DUE DATE (if applicable): 

Applications for this position can be obtained from http://www.weightofthefoxvalley.org/americorps/.  Completed applications can be emailed or mailed to the contacts listed below. 

Mary Dorn, Public Health Officer/Manager, Outagamie County Public Health, 320 S Walnut Street, Appleton, WI 54911, email: Mary.Dorn@Outagamie.org 920-832-5102 

Amanda Ross, Program Manager, WOTFV AmeriCorps Program, United Way Fox Cities, Attn: Amanda Ross, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha, WI, 54952, email:  amanda.ross@unitedwayfoxcities.org

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WOTFV AmeriCorps:  Hydroponic School Farm Support and Food Educator

HOST SITE:  Menasha Joint School District. Clovis Grove Elementary School, 974 Ninth Street Menasha, WI 54952 

OVERVIEW: Assist in the management and execution of all things related to the hydroponic farm, including growing new items and documenting data of successes and failures. Develop and implement strategies and activities for outreach to students, staff and community members to increase awareness of the locally grown products produced in the farm.  Work collaboratively with the food service program to integrate usage of farm products into menu cycles at all levels.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Establish relationships with building food service personnel, school nurses, faculty and principals that will lead to opportunities to do cafeteria, classroom and district healthy living presentations and demonstrations
  • Build schedule of health related events throughout the district, reaching all grade levels each month
  • Working closely with district Wellness Coordinator, develop, market and execute a staff attended Healthy Make N’ Take event several times throughout the year
  • Collaborate with hydroponic farm personnel to establish types of crops to be grown
  • Assist with the seed starting, seedling planting, crop harvesting and timely distribution of harvested products to school for use in feeding programs
  • Build capacity by nurturing relationships at outreach events
  • Assist in development of programming related to increasing awareness of hydroponic farm
  • Work with director to establish a list of volunteers to be utilized for tastings and demonstrations across the district
  • Develop and maintain a shared calendar of events that volunteers can access and use to become involved in the healthy lifestyle outreach activities
  • Collect and record all necessary data related to hydroponic farm production
  • Collect feedback for each event, demonstration and presentation conducted with students, staff and community members
  • Meet regularly with the Director of Dining Services to discuss feedback and plans for continual improvements

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in education is desirable, but not necessary
  • High interest and/or knowledge of farming or hydroponic farming desirable
  • Able to organize, lead and instruct all types of people
  • Self-motivated, hard worker , able to meet goals independently
  • Proficient in Windows 10, Word, Excel
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Enjoys being around children and has a friendly demeanor
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Passion for health and wellness initiatives
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in: Community Health, Health Promotion and Wellness, Health Science or related background and experience
  • 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 and complete, and pass a criminal history check (see note at the end of the application).

TRAINING:

  • Opportunity to attend School Nutrition Association events throughout the year
  • Collaborative work with numerous school districts across the Fox Valley
  • Complete orientation to school district and food service program
  • Training on food service programming and promotions
  • National School Lunch and Breakfast program guideline training
  • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program will offer addition opportunities for professional development including conflict resolution, citizenship, and volunteer management trainings.

OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Member Term of Service:
    • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program year of service runs from September 3rd, 2019-August 31st, 2020.
  • Time requirements:
    • Full-time members will serve 1700 hours during the year, averaging 33 hours/week.
  • Benefits:
    • Members will receive a living allowance while serving, which is paid on the 15th and last day of each month.
    • Half-time members will receive a gross living allowance of $291.50 per pay period.
    • Segal Education Award upon successful completion of hourly requirement described in Time Requirements: $3,047.50 for half-time members.
    • Forbearance on qualified student loans while serving and interest accrual payments.

 CONTACT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION DUE DATE (if applicable):

  • Amanda Ross, WOTFV AmeriCorps Program Manager: email: amanda.ross@unitedwayfoxcities.org OR mail or in-person delivery to: United Way Fox Cities, Attn: Amanda Ross, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha, WI, 54952

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WOTFV AmeriCorps:  Community Engagement Specialist

HOST SITE:  Riverview Gardens, 1101 S Oneida Street, Appleton, WI  54915

OVERVIEW: Riverview Gardens Community Engagement Specialist will serve the mission and goals of Riverview Gardens, Weight of the Fox Valley and AmeriCorps.  Under the guidance of the Director of Development Strategies, the Community Engagement Specialist will identify educational opportunities and develop wellness programs for program participants, youth, and community volunteers.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Volunteer Recruitment and Utilization
    • Recruit, train, and utilize volunteers to assist with health and wellness education programming
    • Maintain and build on the volunteer engagement strategy established during the 2018-2019 grant period
    • Assist in implementation and expansion of youth engagement strategy
    • Create and maintain a safe and enjoyable experience for volunteers throughout social enterprises
    • Maintain daily maintenance in volunteer areas
  • Wellness Education Programming
    • Coordinate and implement wellness education programming focused on physical activity and/or healthy eating habits
    • Coordinate and implement community events promoting health and wellness education (bike or walking tours of the urban farm)
    • Engage with ServiceWorks participants through healthy and social activities with our Directing Ourselves and Others in Responsible Social Activities (DOORS) program
  • Data Collection
    • Administer, collect data for health education programming
    • Track health education recipients, volunteers, and survey results
    • Maintain attendance logs for health education recipients and volunteers
  • Assist in operations of the urban farm and determine how to incorporate healthy eating/living messaging for the thousands of volunteers who serve each year
  • Work with CSA program

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Foster a positive work environment with program participants and community volunteers
  • Able to operate farm equipment (with appropriate training)
  • Possess leadership experience
  • Must be detail-oriented, analytic, and organized
  • Possess proficient computer skills
  • Must be humble, self-motivated, energetic, mission-driven, and professional and have a positive attitude
  • Must have a willingness to teach the ServiceWorks model and train volunteers
  • Must be able to communicate with the public and co-workers through two-way verbal communication (speech and listening) and also possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to travel independently to various locations
  • Able to operate farm equipment (with appropriate training)
  • Able to identify and respond to unsafe and unsightly conditions and maintain safety onsite
  • Physical requirements:
    • Must be able to work on rough terrain in all weather conditions
    • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Passion for health and wellness initiatives
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in: Community Health, Health Promotion and Wellness, Health Science or related background and experience
  • Must be at least 18 years old at the time of service
  • U.S Citizen, U.S National, or Lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S

TRAINING: The following training will be provided:

  • Volunteer management software – Cervis. 
  • Microsoft FarmBeats – FarmBeats is a Microsoft developed technology that provides farmers with access to the Microsoft Cloud and AI (artificial technologies) technologies enabling data-driven decisions to help improve agriculture yield, lower overall costs and reduce the environmental impact of agriculture production.
  • Farm Equipment
  • Safety training
  • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program will offer addition opportunities for professional development including conflict resolution, citizenship, and volunteer management trainings.

 OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Member Term of Service:
    • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program year of service runs from September 3rd, 2019-August 31st, 2020.
  • Time requirements:
    • Full-time members will serve 1,700 hours during the year, averaging 33 hours/week, generally Monday-Thursday (8 a.m. – 4 p.m. and some Fridays and evenings) and Saturdays (9 a.m. – Noon).
  • 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 a gross living allowance of: $583.00 per pay period.
    • Members receive lunch at the Community Center every Wednesday.
    • Segal Education Award upon successful completion of hourly requirement described in Time Requirements: $6,095.00 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).

CONTACT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION DUE DATE (if applicable):

  • Angie Bleck, Director of Development Strategies, ableck@riverviewgardens.org, Riverview Gardens, 1101 S. Oneida Street, Appleton, WI 54915
  • Amanda Ross, WOTFV AmeriCorps Program Manager: email: amanda.ross@unitedwayfoxcities.org OR mail or in-person delivery to: United Way Fox Cities, Attn: Amanda Ross, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha, WI, 54952

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St. Vincent de Paul Appleton:  Office and Mission Services Specialist

Job Summary:  Our organization is seeking a servant leader to grow the mission of St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) by serving as an access point for people to connect with SVdP services. The Office and Mission Specialist is a newly created position, responsible for providing quality customer service and compassion to the people that SVdP serves by coordinating services for those seeking help, answering all phone inquiries, processing store vouchers, data entry, and collaboration of special projects with leadership team members. Responsible to the Mission Development Director. 

Schedule: Hourly, 40 hours per week; may include weekends and evenings.  

Responsibilities:  Mission Services. Coordinate services for those seeking help, Maintain giving guidelines based on benchmarks provided by other SVdP’s and community agencies. Complete and distribute an intake for those seeking assistance as needed. Connect qualifying individuals with SVdP Conference members and outside services as needed. Record all assistance information in tracking software. Manage Voucher Program. Issue store vouchers to neighbors in need. Coordinate with Mission Development Director and Director of Operations to establish and maintain voucher program guidelines based on benchmarks provided by other SVdP’s, store sales, and community agencies. Ensure that Voucher Program policies and procedures are being followed.  As needed, generate reports that indicate the number of individuals served. 

Office Duties: Greet and attend to the needs of customers, neighbors in need, volunteers and staff. Answer all phone inquiries. Maintain a clean, professional and welcoming office space and atmosphere. Obtain and distribute organizational and partner promotional materials. Assist with marketing and fundraising efforts as needed. Handle customer or neighbor in need’s concerns as appropriate; providing full solutions. Assist and provide support to the leadership team, other staff, volunteers and departments on projects and tasks as needed. 

Required Skills:  College degree or equivalent experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Outstanding customer service. Interpersonal competencies. Professional appearance. Polite and patient. Highly organized. Attention to detail. Ability to multitask. Ability to work under pressure. Problem solver. Positive attitude. Quick learner. Dependable. 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to amanda@svdpappleton.org. Application deadline is 7/15/19.

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Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs:  Development Manager (Full-time)

Job Summary:  The Development Manager works in collaboration with the Executive Director, key staff members and the Board of Directors to grow and sustain the financial resources necessary to support agency programs and services. This position will lead and coordinate the agency’s fundraising and development efforts.

This includes researching, cultivating, tracking potential donors and other funding opportunities. Building community awareness and support by securing and managing donor relationships, gifts, and fundraising efforts. Following is a summary of the position.

Essential Duties:

  • Establish and cultivate relationships throughout the service area with businesses, donors, community leaders and United Way.
  • Work to strengthen annual giving and planned giving efforts to establish long-term financial stability for the organization.
  • Track all activities related to donors and giving to the organization.
  • Monitor event planning to meet fundraising goals and raise community awareness.
  • Pursue, apply for, write and produce grant proposals and grant reports.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Event Coordinator to produce annual report and other outbound marketing pieces.
  • Present to community groups and donors about Harbor House programs and fundraising opportunities. 

Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and organizational skills.
  • Very strong writing, editing skills and attention to detail.
  • Possess a working knowledge of giving and charitable vehicles.
  • Proven ability to relate and build relationships with all levels of community members.
  • Successful record of accomplishment and/or aptitude to be proactive, focused and self- motivated in order to meet and exceed funding goals.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multifaceted demands.
  • Results-orientated and a passion for creativity.
  • Flexibility to attend occasional evening and/or weekend meetings and/or events.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft 365 applications. 

Education, Experience, and Other Requirements:

  • Experience in grant writing, planned giving, endowments and knowledge of potential funding sources for non-profits.
  • Organizational skills and ability to help in plan and execute fundraising events.
  • Demonstrated experience with donor databases (Salesforce).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, English, Communications, Public Relations or other related field is preferred.

*Full time (40 hours per week)

*Benefits include: health insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, voluntary dental, group life insurance, retirement 

To apply, send resume and cover letter by to Search Committee at hr@harborhousewi.org by July 31, 2019. 

**Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. **

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Goodwill NCW:  Job Coaches

Say goodbye to the same old, same old job coach or supportive homecare job and say hello to a career with Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin. Work in a culture that focuses on making our number one core value – Putting People First – come to life each day in everything we do. Our organization is really busy, we're changing lives every day, and we need organized and energetic full-time Job Coaches for our Vocational Support Services team. 

Job Summary:  Vocational Support Services, a program of Goodwill, is a program designed to support persons with disabilities in obtaining and maintaining employment in the community. Typically, the level of support provided is longer term.

Our Job Coaches work with people with various barriers to employment including disabilities and will provide training and support to individuals at various community employment sites in the Oshkosh and Appleton area. This position will also requires transportation of clients to job sites.

Responsibilities: 

  • Helps to identify learning barriers and determine most suitable training methods for assigned consumers.
  • Observe and maintain accurate records of consumer job performance and work behaviors for required reports.
  • Implements and revises training plans and methods to obtain desired job performance and behaviors.
  • Help orientate consumers to worksites including introduction to coworkers, building lay-out, worksite procedures, etc.
  • Consult with professional staff, case managers, family members, other service providers, worksite staff, and other Goodwill team members regarding participant goals, needs and progress, etc.
  • Provides transportation and mobility training as needed.
  • Serves as a positive role model and advocate for consumers.
  • Enhance the consumer's ability to define and achieve goals, voice opinions and preferences free from undue external influence or interference.
  • Assist consumers with personal care as needed.

What I Must Bring:

  • Qualified candidates should have a compassion to work with people with disabilities and barriers to employment.
  • Valid driver's license with a fairly clean driving record required.
  • Qualified candidates must also possess a reliable vehicle with at least $300,000 auto insurance coverage to provide transportation to a variety of locations for consumers.
  • Education generally equivalent to a high school diploma is preferred but not required.

How I Will Be Safe:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • Work is performed in a combination of standard office environments and outside business settings with extensive team member contact and frequent interruptions.
  • Primary function require sufficient physical ability and mobility to sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, twist, lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight.
  • Operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard.
  • Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly Verbally communicate to exchange information.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to scrowe@goodwillncw.org

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Boys and Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley:  AmeriCorps Member - Runaway & Homeless Youth Program

Job Summary:  The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley is searching for talented, dynamic and motivated youth-focused professionals to provide crisis intervention, prevention education, advocacy, community and school outreach, on-going mentoring, case management, and other support services for runaway and homeless youth and their families, and those at-risk for running away or experiencing homelessness.

Primary Function:  The AmeriCorps Program Assistants will use a best-practice, trauma-informed approach to working with at-risk youth and families involved with Runaway and Homeless Youth Services. Individuals will work independently and collaboratively as part of a team as well as a collaborative community agency.  Individuals will conduct crisis intervention and response, hotline response, street outreach, educational programming, small group work, connection to resources, and additional support activities to youth in the community.

Term:  These positions are funded through the AmeriCorps National Community Service program. The term of service is one-year commitment and runs from September 2019 through August 2020. 

Full-Time - Must complete 1,700 hours per year averaging about 32 hours per week. Full time receives semi-monthly living allowance of $583, and an education award of $6095 after completion of term. Flexible schedule required.  Primarily daytime hours with some evenings/weekends.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding communication skills, knowledge of youth issues, and have previous experience working with at-risk youth.
  • High School diploma required.
  • Experience in social work and or other Human Services fields preferred.  Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

 Please submit cover letter and resume to: Katie Van Groll kvangroll@bgclubfoxvalley.org

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New Hope Inc.:  Residential Services Caregiver

As a member of the New Hope Team you arrive each day full of energy and ready to take on the day!

Job Summary:  You provide coaching, mentoring, and direct care support to our clients with disabilities. 

Responsibilities:  Supporting activities of daily living; Bathing, grooming, toileting, grocery shopping, menus, meal planning; and don't forget the fun!! You ensure that you enhance the overall health, safety, and welfare of our clients; administer medications and utilize assistive medical devices as needed.  You enjoy planning and participating in community and home-based activities but most importantly you enjoy developing and nurturing relationships with our clients as you coach & support them.  You go home after each shift feeling great about the work you've done!

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to sadams@newhopeinc.org or stop into New Hope Center to fill out an application.

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WOTFV AmeriCorps:  WOTFV AmeriCorps Service Member

APPLICATION DUE DATE:  Applications received by Friday, July 26, 2019 will receive primary consideration. Applications received afterwards will receive secondary consideration. 

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

  • Calumet County Public Health -Chilton, WI 
  • Menasha Joint School District-Menasha, WI
  • Mosaic Family Health -Appleton, WI
  • Outagamie County Public Health-Appleton, WI
  • Riverview Gardens-Appleton, WI
  • SOAR Fox Cities-Appleton, WI
  • United Way Fox Cities-Menasha, WI
  • UW-Oshkosh Head Start-Oshkosh, WI
  • Winnebago County Health Department-Oshkosh, WI

Each host site has their own individual position description. For more information about the host sites, please see the AmeriCorps Host Site page.

OVERVIEW: Weight of the Fox Valley (WOTFV) is looking for full-time and half-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 related to physical activity and/or healthy eating 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, 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.
  • 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.

OTHER INFORMATION:

Member Term of Service:

  • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program year of service runs from 9/1/2019-8/31/2020.

 Time Requirements:

  • WOTFV is seeking full-time and part-time service positions.
  • Full-time AmeriCorps Members are required to serve 1700 hours during the year, averaging 33 hours/week. Half-time AmeriCorps Members will serve 900 hours during the year, averaging 17.5 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 $583.00 per pay period, and half-time members will receive $291.50 per pay period.
  • Segal Education Award upon successful completion of AmeriCorps service requirements: $6,095.00 for full-time and $3,047.50 for half-time members. This award can be used on qualified federal student loans and/or tuition costs at Title IV schools.
  • 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:

Please send completed application by Friday, July 26, 2019, to Amanda Ross, AmeriCorps Program Manager at amanda.ross@unitedwayfoxcities.org.

Questions? Contact Amanda Ross, AmeriCorps Program Manager at 920-735-5479 OR amanda.ross@unitedwayfoxcities.org   

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WOTFV AmeriCorps:  Health and Nutrition Support

HOST SITE:  The Wilcox Head Start Center located at 515 E. Parkway Ave. in Oshkosh, WI will be the main office. The member would be traveling to 7 other sites in Winnebago and Outagamie Counties. Mileage will be reimbursed at the standard state rate.

APPLICATION DUE DATE:  Friday, August 2, 2019

OVERVIEW:  UW-Oshkosh Head Start is looking for a full-time AmeriCorps member who would provide health and nutrition education to support our youngest learners (ages 3-5 years old) and their families.  The member would be responsible for creating and delivering age appropriate lessons and Farm to Early Care activities to Head Start students. Members will also create and share activities with staff, children and families to increase their level of physical activity outside and inside the classroom, and at home using the I Am Moving, I Am Learning curriculum.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Coordinate and implement health education programming focused on healthy weight, physical activity and/or healthy eating habits (including breastfeeding, sugar-sweetened beverages, etc.) using Head Start guidelines and curriculums including “I Am Moving, I Am Learning”.
  •  Coordinate and implement community events and staff training promoting health education.
  • Support a safe environment by promoting emergency preparedness at each site.
  • Develop resource kits that include locally grown fruits and vegetables and use them to teach lessons in the classrooms.
  • Create and share activities with staff, children and families to increase their level of physical activity outside, in the classroom and at home.
  • Review Nutrition Assessments completed by families and provide resources to meet their needs. 
  • Collaborate with Family Resource Specialists to include health, nutrition and physical activity ideas and resources during Family Events.
  • Outreach to families who are referred for more intense nutrition related education.
  • Administer and collect data for health education programming
  • Track health education recipients, volunteers, and survey results
  • Maintain attendance logs for health education recipients and volunteers

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Knowledge of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
  •  Knowledge of the State of Wisconsin Licensing Rules for Group Child Care Centers
  • Skill in preparing food that is nutritious and appealing in manner for 3-5 year old children.
  • Skill in oral and written communications.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor, co-workers and other staff.
  • Ability to exhibit understanding and openness when dealing with various cultures.
  • Ability to self-manage time.
  • Ability to successfully complete Wisconsin Criminal Background Check and Fingerprinting.
  • Passion for health and wellness initiatives
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in: Community Health, Health Promotion and Wellness, Health Science or related background and experience
  • U.S Citizen, U.S National, or Lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S

TRAINING:  Head Start provides several training opportunities throughout the year. The initial training session before beginning placement will include all required training by Head Start and Child Care Licensing. WOTFV AmeriCorps Program will offer addition opportunities for professional development including conflict resolution, citizenship, and volunteer management trainings.

OTHER INFORMATION:

Member Term of Service:

  • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program year of service runs from September 3, 2019 - August 31, 2020.

Time Requirements:

  • Full-time members will serve 1700 hours during the year, averaging 33 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 a gross living allowance of: $583.00 per pay period.
  • Segal Education Award upon successful completion of hourly requirement described in Time Requirements: $6,095.00 for full-time.
  • 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).
  •  Experience and resume builder- Receiving hands on experience in the field by working with children and families and focusing on improving health and nutrition outcomes in an educational setting.
  • Training- receive free training throughout the year in CPR, first aid, blood borne pathogens, Shaken Baby Syndrome and other Head Start requirements.
  • Networking- Opportunity to build a network of professional contacts at UW Oshkosh Head Start and in the surrounding communities.

CONTACT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION DUE DATE:

Applications submitted by Friday, August 2, 2019 will receive preference.  Please send to:

  • Lisa Lemke, UW Oshkosh Head Start Human Resources: email: lemkel@uwosh.edu OR mail or in-person delivery to UW Oshkosh Head Start, Attn: Lisa Lemke, 515 E. Parkway Ave. Oshkosh, WI  54901.
  • Amanda Ross, WOTFV AmeriCorps Program Manager: email: amanda.ross@unitedwayfoxcities.org OR mail or in-person delivery to: United Way Fox Cities, Attn: Amanda Ross, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha, WI  54952.

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WOTFV AmeriCorps:  Health and Wellness Coordinator

HOST SITE:  Calumet County Public Health Office, Calumet County Courthouse, Room 212, 206 Court Street, Chilton WI 53014

APPLICATION DUE DATE: Friday, August 9, 2019

OVERVIEW:  The AmeriCorps service member will serve in Calumet County Public Schools, childcare centers, food pantries, and several community county programs to develop, support, and enhance educational opportunities by changing systems, and/or environments. The service member will develop new and support existing evidenced based or evidenced informed programs with research based information.

The member will encourage strong partnerships and will be ready to listen to collaborative ideas. They will adapt programming and be ready to further advance the U-CAN and WOTFV goal to empower Calumet County residents to build and embrace a healthy lifestyle. 

For details regarding WOTFV AmeriCorps member benefits, program information, and prohibited member activity go to:

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Coordinate and implement health education information focused on healthy weight, physical activity, and or healthy eating habits including breastfeeding, sugar beverages, and adequate sleep during the school day
  • Coordinate and implement community events promoting health education
  • Educational mediums and information sharing in childcare centers regarding physical activity, healthy eating and recommended sleep
  • Taste testing during public school lunch hour weekly as permitted in the five area schools
  • Coordinate school effort to start or enhance school garden projects and/or classroom education
  • High school classroom educational activities regarding physical activity, healthy eating, and recommended sleep
  • Develop educational learning session with elementary school during physical education class
  • Develop educational lesson plans for elementary students regarding reduced screen time
  • Develop after school parent teacher conference educational mediums regarding benefits of decrease sugary  beverages, promote recommended sleep, and eat recommended fruits and vegetables
  • Assist with 5K "Stomp out Stigma" run/walk at Chilton High School
  • Offer bimonthly WIC education classes with WIC recipients at clinic sites
  • Meet with staff and enhance educational lessons at public schools with regard to school gardens
  • Partner with local hospital to develop a program and provide information to Women Infant and Children (WIC) clients and community members regarding gardening opportunities and the start of a garden market
  • Partner with Safe Routes to School staff, school staff, and families for bike/walk to school day
  • Coordinate with local media, coverage of planned events
  • Develop educational materials based on local, state, and federal resources
  • Participate and fulfill the duties of mandatory AmeriCorps trainings, events, and webinars
  • As required per WOTFV AmeriCorps program, maintain attendance logs for health education recipients
  • Maintain a spreadsheet of data, including type and number of projects completed
  • Administer and collect data for health education  programming
  • Report to the Calumet County Steering Committee, Health and Human Services Board and Public Health staff in written, oral, or PowerPoint format.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to self-start and work well in a team setting
  • Proficient in various forms of social media such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint 
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills including public speaking, teaching and interpersonal skills
  • Experience desired working with children and teens, relationship building
  • Ability to communicate professionally in oral and written form
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters of the health department
  • Experience working with, appreciation and respect for diverse, populations, cultures, and economic life experiences
  • Ability to work directly with professional staff
  • Passion for health and wellness initiatives
  • Wisconsin Driver’s License, auto-insurance, and ability to travel with own vehicle
  • Ability to attend required orientation as determined by WOTFV AmeriCorps program
  • Ability to attend first day on-site work 9/3/2019 at the Calumet County Public Health office
  • Available 8AM to 4:30PM, Monday through Friday for usual work-day, some evening and weekend availability required
  • Successfully complete Calumet County pre-employment requirements
  • Provide information and complete, and pass a criminal history check
  • Bachelor’s degree in Community Health, Health Promotion and Wellness, Health Science or related background and experience
  • Must be at least 18 years old or older at the time of service
  • U.S Citizen, U.S National, or Lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S. 

TRAINING:

  • On-site training/meeting opportunity will be provided with Farm to School staff, if needed and not provided by WOTFV
  • On-site training/meeting with Women Infant and Children (WIC) program staff will be provided
  • On- site training/meeting opportunity with Safe Route to School staff, East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC) if not provided by WOTFV
  • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program will offer addition opportunities for professional development including conflict resolution, citizenship, and volunteer management trainings

OTHER INFORMATION:

Member Term of Service:

  • WOTFV AmeriCorps Program year of service runs from September 3rd, 2019-August 31st, 2020

Time Requirements:

  • Full-time members will serve 1700 hours during the year, averaging 33 hours/week

Benefits:

  • Members will receive a living allowance while serving, which is be paid on the 15th and last day of each month
  • Full-time members will receive a gross living allowance of: $583.00 per pay period
  • Segal Education Award upon successful completion of hourly requirement described in Time requirements: $6,095.00 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)
  • Mileage paid as according to Calumet County policy

CONTACT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION DUE DATE:

Application Due Date:  August 9, 2019

  • Submit a cover letter and resume by mail or email to:  Calumet County Public Health Office, AmeriCorps Application-Deb Wagner, 206 Court Street, Chilton, WI  53014, Telephone (920) 849-1432, Email: healthdept@calumetcounty.org AND complete an application found on the WOTFV AmeriCorps Program website: http://www.weightofthefoxvalley.org/americorps/ OR contact: Amanda Ross, WOTFV AmeriCorps Program Manager: email: manda.ross@unitedwayfoxcities.org OR mail or in-person delivery to: United Way Fox Cities, Attn: Amanda Ross, 1455 Midway Road, Menasha, WI, 54952

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.:  Job Coach (Waupaca County)

Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. is currently accepting applications for a full time Job Coach in the Waupaca County area.

Position Summary:  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.

Job Duties: 

  • 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 holiday.

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 fill out our online application at www.vpind.com/careers

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.:  HR Recruiter

Are you searching for a rewarding career helping others and working for a company that makes a difference in our community? If so, we have the job for you. Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. is accepting applications for Human Resource Recruiter in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Job Duties:

  • Achieves staffing objectives by recruiting and evaluating job candidates, advising managers, and collaborating with all department managers on a regular basis for hiring needs.  Performs other duties as required. Main job duties include but are not limited to:
  • Builds applicant sources by researching and contacting community services, colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, media and internet sites; providing organization information, opportunities and benefits; making presentations; maintaining rapport.
  • Works with department managers on creating and updating job descriptions and determines applicant requirements by studying the job description and job qualifications.
  • Attracts applicants by posting positons within the Company facilities, placing job advertisements using job sites and newsgroups, and contacting recruiters if applicable.  
  • Collects and screens applicants for Category I and II staff positions and assists department managers with the interviewing and selection processes, and sends appropriate correspondence to all applicants in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for upkeep of applicant tracking program for staff positions.
  • Oversees the hiring of Category III and V production/warehouse employees and works with temporary staffing services to provide the same.
  • Coordinates and presents new hire orientation program(s) for Category III and V production/warehouse employees.
  • Prepares statistical reports as needed for all areas in the Human Resource Department.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Strong organizational and time management discipline; ability to multi-task.
  • High level proficiency in using Microsoft office software; MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Explorer.
  • Demonstrated common sense, judgment, and communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

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

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Pillars:  Maintenance Specialist (Full-time)

Position Summary:  From homelessness to coming home, Pillars provides shelter, support, and solutions to address the housing needs in our community. This full-time Maintenance Specialist will work under the direction of the Facilities Manager, and is responsible for maintenance at the Pillars properties (Main Office, Adult and Family Shelter, Adult Shelter, Resource Center, and Housing Units) including, but not limited to, general repair, painting, window and door repair, tenant housing readiness and job site readiness for groups.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work closely with Facilities Manager to develop, monitor, and update a preventative maintenance plan for the rental properties.
  • Prepare sites for maintenance and rehab projects, including gathering materials and tools required to complete projects as scheduled.
  • Work with Stable Housing team by open communication and always keeping mission in focus.
  • Participate in staff, committee, and board meetings as necessary and/or if requested.

Core Competencies and Qualifications:

  • Strong working knowledge of all aspects of home rehabilitation and general maintenance
  • Able to meet deadlines 
  • Pride and ownership in work 
  • Attitude (no job is too big and no job is too small)
  • Adapts to change easily from one activity to another
  • Ability to flex schedule for emergencies 

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Hold valid driver’s license and ability to drive Pillars vehicles
  • Ability to physically lift 60 pounds

Compensation: 

This full-time position compensation is $34,000.  Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, vacation, holidays, sick leave, short & long term disability, life insurance, 401k retirement account and an Employee Assistance Plan.

Send resume and cover letter to tmelzl@pillarsinc.org or mail: 

Tracy Melzl, Human Resources Assistant, Pillars, Inc., 605 E Hancock Street, Appleton, WI 54911. Pillars is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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Rawhide, Inc.:  Residential/Outpatient Therapist

Position Summary:  Rawhide, Inc. is looking to add three full-time clinical therapists, who will primarily work out of our Fox Valley, Green Bay, and Fond Du Lac locations providing both IOP services and day treatment services, as well as providing services in our new London location for residential and group home clients, and will be needed some evenings. 

This clinical therapist role is responsible for promoting and providing therapeutic services to individuals, at risk youth, couples, families, and groups. 

Responsibilities:  The responsibilities of the position include: providing psychosocial assessments, diagnoses, treatment plans and discharge plans; counseling individuals, families, and groups; maintaining client records; and marketing/developing Rawhide’s clinical and day treatment programs. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social work, counseling, or related field 
  • Insurance billable status (licensed in the state of WI as LPC, LCSW, or LMFT) 
  • Experience in diagnosing and treating a wide array of mental health issues, including adolescent issues 
  • Ability to provide quality individual, group and family therapy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong team orientation
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Strong computer skills

To apply, contact Jim Eckstein, Talent Acquisition Specialist, at  jeckstein@rawhide.org.

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Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass: Building and Grounds Custodian 

Building and Grounds Custodian at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass Summary Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass seeks to build its team with staff who will maintain our standards of excellence and dedication to our guests and exhibitions. The Building and Grounds Custodian performs regularly scheduled cleaning and building skilled maintenance of a varied nature that includes oversight of safety and security; repairing and maintaining the building, fixtures, machinery, and electrical equipment; and assists with installing and de-installing exhibitions, also performs grounds upkeep and related work as required. Employees at this level receive regular instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise.  In addition to overall facility maintenance, this position is responsible for safety and security with some public contact in patrolling the building to monitor the galleries and public safety as schedule allows. Periodically assists in circulating the entire building during open hours to deter theft and vandalism; document building needs.  Hourly, Part time up to 20 hours/week, some weekends. 

Job Duties: Opens and closes the building as necessary. Performs custodial work in the care of the facility and maintains a regular cleaning schedule Oversees the contracted services for HVAC systems, elevator, and security. Performs routine and preventative maintenance on various building components, machinery, electrical systems, plumbing, HVAC units, boilers, compressors, motors, and air handling units. Cuts grass, trims bushes, applies fertilizers, and cleans grounds of litter and other yard work. Snow and ice removal, particularly on public traffic paths. Light remodels and repairs of existing facilities for gallery modifications or exterior repairs: using carpentry, masonry, plumbing, and electrical skills and ability to effectively use tools necessary to perform the same. Creates and maintains the budget for building maintenance. Submits cost estimates for remodeling to supervisor and coordinates with outside contractors as authorized. Prepares and paints walls, floors, ceilings, furniture, trim and equipment and minor repairs. Designs and builds items as simple museum furniture for exhibits using hand and power tools. Assembles and repairs office equipment such as but not limited to desks, tables, and shelves. Orders all supplies for completion of the work. Maintains code and safety standards for a public facility. Oversees and monitors the security and public safety needs for the building inside and outside.  

Essential Skills: A high school diploma or equivalent is required; preferably supplemented by technical trade courses; or any equivalent experience. Proficient in the use of hand, power tools and diagnostic equipment. Comfortable with a computer to budget, inventory of supplies, search of equipment, creating requests, cost estimates, etc. Personal: Possess a high degree of personal integrity. Communicates effectively. Mathematical Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, budget supplies, handle contracts, estimates. Conscientious with attention to detail. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Driver’s license, possibly certified as a boiler operator. Desirable: CPR/AED training. Bonding and insurability requirements as per the museum’s policies and insurance carrier.

Environment & Working Conditions: Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass is an equal opportunity employer professionally accredited by AAM. Staff collaboration is part of the culture. Duties of this job require the employee to move throughout the 3-story building and operate a variety of equipment. Specific vision abilities required.  

Position Measurements: Accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail Timeliness, ability to meet deadlines, ability to communicate and work well with others Ability to anticipate repair needs and plan for implementation. Self-directed, disciplined, confidential and operates with high integrity.

Send all inquiries with a cover letter, cv/resume and three references to John Timmer, Assistant Director, timmer@bmmglass.com

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Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass: Visitor Services 

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass is committed to ensuring our guests have a positive experience by creating a friendly, welcoming environment. The museum seeks to build its team of Visitor Services staff who will maintain our standards of excellence and dedication to our guests and exhibitions.

Visitor Services staff are typically the first point of contact with our visitors. This requires the staff member to maintain an excellent level of customer service, personal presentation and professional standards. This person will assist and serve our visitors as they view the exhibitions while maintaining a safe and secure environment within the museum for both visitors and artwork.

Hourly, Part time up to 20 hours/month, weekends required.

Acts as a professional representative of the museum, greeting visitors and creating a welcoming experience. Opens and closes the building with the ability to operate the building security system. Circulates throughout the museum reporting any physical/maintenance needs, as well as providing security for visitors and artwork Works primarily weekends, with evenings and special events as needed . Performs first response safety and evacuation procedures when necessary, contact emergency personnel and supervisory staff as needed. Attends training and meetings provided by the museum staff to increase knowledge of new and existing exhibitions and policies. Ensures an adequate supply/display of current publications. Oversees and monitors the security and public safety needs for the building inside and outside.

Essential Skills: Possess a high degree of personal integrity Strong interpersonal and communication skills with visitors, volunteers and staff Reliability Customer service skills and experience, including money handling Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide Proficient with Microsoft Office, credit card operation, and office equipment Positive, helpful demeanor and willing to learn new information. 18 years of age or older.  A high school diploma or equivalent is required Certified or willing to become CPR/AED certified upon employment.  

Environment & Working Conditions: Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass is an equal opportunity employer professionally accredited by AAM Staff collaboration is part of the culture Duties of this job require the employee to move throughout the building and operate a variety of equipment Specific vision abilities required. Able to operate light office equipment, lift 25 lbs., lock and unlock doors, perform light maintenance if circumstances require it Able to walk actively throughout a three level building to interact with visitors and monitor collections.  

Position Measurements: • Timeliness, ability to meet deadlines, ability to communicate and work well with others. • Reliability, dependable for shifts scheduled. • Accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail. • Self-directed, disciplined, confidential and operates with high integrity. 

Send all inquiries with a cover letter, cv/resume and three references to John Timmer, Assistant Director, timmer@bmmglass.com

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Innovative Services, Inc: Caregiver

Innovative Services, Inc. is a non-profit organization with the mission to provide the best quality of life to individuals with developmental disabilities while creating opportunities for maximum independence. We serve a wide range of clients from youth to elderly, lower to higher functioning, as well as physical and mental disabilities. We are currently hiring Full Time and Part Time Caregivers for our Kaukauna programs. 

Job Duties:  Planning and participating in leisure activities with the individuals out in the community or within the home.  Redirecting the individuals when exhibiting inappropriate behaviors.  Transport and accompany individuals to activities as needed in company vehicles which may include a minivan, wheelchair van, or wheelchair bus.  Participating in grocery shopping and preparing meals and snacks.  Cleaning assigned areas of the home as well as completing laundry.  Bathing, grooming, toileting, other hygiene, and daily living activities, which could include administering medications.  Using devices such as Hoyer lifts, Sara lifts, wheelchairs, gait belts, and other re-positioning equipment.  Some clients may have medical and other devices such as feeding tubes, catheters, and oxygen tanks that staff will be trained to use successfully.  Recording all pertinent information and reporting to a direct supervisor.  

Qualifications:  Applicants must be at least 18 years or older For some positions, a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving is required Experience desired but not necessary – comprehensive paid training provided Desire to help clients improve the quality of their lives to the best of their abilities.  

Compensation and Benefits:  Medical, dental, and vision insurance for full-time employees Cell phone discounts for certain US Cellular and Verizon plans Tuition Discount to Lakeland College and Rasmussen College Discount on a YMCA membership Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Vacation and holiday pay Paid training Great advancement opportunities.  

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time.  Salary: $11.00 to $12.00 /hour. 

To apply contact Sean Cara at  seanc@isiinc.org

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Pillars: Shelter Client Advocate (Part-time)

From homelessness to coming home, Pillars provides shelter, support, and solutions to address the housing needs in our community. When people have nowhere else to go, Pillars Adult Shelter and Pillars Adult and Family Shelter are here to provide our services to members of our community experiencing homelessness. The Homeless Shelter Worker is part of a team that provide services in a shelter setting.  

The Homeless Shelter Worker has many responsibilities, some outlined here:

  • Maintain a clean, safe, and respectful environment for all clients, volunteers, and other visitors
  • Oversee shift operations of the shelter program in a fast paced environment
  • Interview persons applying for shelter, complete intakes into shelter, other client paperwork
  • Collaborate with agency staff to review client cases and make recommendations to aid in client success
  • Provide crisis intervention and offer resource information to clients
  • Conduct house meetings with clients to help maintain a positive community living environment  
  • Distribute personal care items to clients (linens & hygiene) 
  • Collaborate with agency volunteers
  • Recap shift events with other staff through written and verbal communication 
  • Maintain professional boundaries with clients.
  • Maintain agency and client confidentiality
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings
  • Other duties as assigned

Core Competencies and Qualifications:  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work in a team environment 

Education and/or Experience:  

  • 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.
  • Availability to work 8 hour shifts (1st, 2nd, and/or 3rd shift) varied days during the week; weekend availability is required

Compensation: The compensation for this part-time position is $12.14/hour. 

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to amuller@pillarsinc.org or mail: Anne Muller, Organizational Development Director, Pillars, Inc., 605 E Hancock Street, Appleton, WI 54911.  Pillars is an equal opportunity employer. 

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Pillars: Overnight Shelter Client Advocate

From homelessness to coming home, Pillars provides shelter, support, and solutions to address the housing needs in our community. When people have nowhere else to go, Pillars Adult Shelter and Pillars Adult and Family Shelter are here to provide our services to members of our community experiencing homelessness. The Homeless Shelter Worker is part of a team that provide services in a shelter setting. 

Duties and Responsibilities:  The Overnight Shelter Client Advocate has many responsibilities, some outlined here:

  • Maintain a clean, safe, and respectful environment for all clients, volunteers, and other visitors
  • Oversee shift operations of the shelter program in a fast paced environment
  • Interview persons applying for shelter, complete intakes into shelter, other client paperwork
  • Collaborate with agency staff to review client cases and make recommendations to aid in client success
  • Provide crisis intervention and offer resource information to clients
  • Conduct house meetings with clients to help maintain a positive community living environment  
  • Distribute personal care items to clients (linens & hygiene) 
  • Collaborate with agency volunteers
  • Recap shift events with other staff through written and verbal communication 
  • Maintain professional boundaries with clients.
  • Maintain agency and client confidentiality
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings
  • Responsible for the laundry room operations and cleaning supply inventory
  • The overnight position works in the kitchen operations to include meal planning and inventory for roughly 50 people served daily. 
  • All other duties as assigned

Core Competencies and Qualifications: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work in a team environment 

Education and/or Experience: 

  • 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.

Compensation:  The compensation for this part-time position is $13.64/hour.  

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to amuller@pillarsinc.org or mail: Anne Muller, Organizational Development Director, Pillars, Inc., 605 E Hancock Street, Appleton, WI 54911.  Pillars is an equal opportunity employer. 

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Rawhide, Inc: Houseparents 

Do you and your spouse have a passion to serve together?  Have you ever wanted to help teenage boys in need of direction and purpose?  Houseparents assist the Unit Administrator in the leadership of the homes they live in and oversee the daily activities of the youth. They are responsible for maintaining a cohesive family unit and maintaining communication with parents, workers and guardians. They identify spiritual needs, correct negative behavior, tutor, plan activities and events, counsel/advise and teach the students to work through daily problems that may come up in the course of a day.  

The Houseparent position at Rawhide is staffed by a married couple. This role does provide housing.  Please note that each applicant should complete an individual application rather than completing a joint application.  

Required Job Qualifications:  Experience working with at-risk youth in residential treatment, foster care, or other direct care capacity. Ability to interact and effectively communicate with culturally diverse, psychologically or behaviorally challenged population. Experience in transitioning youth to positive situation (i.e., securing employment, creating and working on a budget, finding positive resources, and other beneficial environments). Assertive, self-confident, and sensitive in working with teens and staff. Organized and dependable. Possess a valid driver's license, without restrictions, except for glasses, and have a good driving record. Demonstrate spiritual, social, emotional, and intellectual maturity. Parenting experience (preferred).

To apply, contact Jim Eckstein, Talent Acquisition Specialist, at  jeckstein@rawhide.org

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Rawhide, Inc: Resident Youth Care Worker 

Are you passionate about serving youth?  Rawhide is seeking individuals to influence and mentor teenage boys who are struggling.  Our current opening is for the Resident Youth Care Worker (RYCW) role, which is a live-in position (housing is provided). You will be working with a skilled team of youth care workers, led by the Unit Administrator of the youth home. A team of house parents will assist in the leadership of the home and provide you guidance as you develop your skills in working with at risk youth. Not only do you portray a family model to our boys, you become part of the staff team family. 

Our boys desperately need men and women to stand in the gap and teach them how to follow the right path. Regular opportunities arise to teach the boys social skills as well as basic life skills. The successful resident youth care worker assists in the planning of outdoor/indoor activities, engage interactively with the youth, while also assisting in the spiritual development of the Rawhide youth.

The resident youth care worker role can be an excellent springboard into various careers at Rawhide. Many of our current staff started as a RYCW and are now a Unit Administrators, Professional Youth Care Workers, Youth Home Managers, Human Resources Generalists/Directors, Academic Instructors, and Job Trainers.  

Job Qualifications:  Strong personal commitment to Biblical values with an ability to display these values in an exemplary moral lifestyle.  Ability to relate to an aggressive teen who has been in trouble with the law.  Assertive, self-confident, and sensitive in working with teens and staff.  Ability to work under authority of House Parents.  Organized and dependable. Administrative/documentation skills. Possess a valid driver's license, without restrictions (except for glasses) and have a good driving record. Demonstrate spiritual, social, emotional, and intellectual maturity. Must be at least 21 years old. High school diploma or equivalent.  Preferred Qualifications:  Experience working with youth in leadership capacity.  

To apply, contact Jim Eckstein, Talent Acquisition Specialist, at  jeckstein@rawhide.org

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Rawhide, Inc: Professional Youth Care Worker 

Do you have a passion to serve teenage boys?   The Professional Youth Care Worker (full-time) position provides direct-care support to the operations of the living unit by providing coverage in the homes and assisting the Living Unit staff (Houseparents and Resident Youth Care Workers) with the daily functions and objectives of the Living Unit. The Professional Youth Care Worker will provide leadership and direction of an alternative authority for Rawhide guys by taking responsibility for the care, training, and treatment of each youth in the home, and by providing healthy youth activities that encourage spiritual growth, enrich relationships, and stimulate personal development. 

Each Professional Youth Care Worker will have an emphasis in three areas:  1) Encourage Rawhide student development through the use of group activities, the planning of yearly events as well as developing leadership skills in the youth.  2) Development and mentoring of the Resident Instructors.  3)   Crisis intervention with youth through verbal de-escalation techniques.  This position typically works a non-traditional schedule. Please contact the Human Resources Department for details.  

Required Qualifications: Experience working with at-risk youth.  Strong personal commitment to biblical values with an ability to display these values in an exemplary moral lifestyle.  Ability to relate to an aggressive teen who has been in trouble with the law.  Assertive, self-confident, and sensitive in working with teens and staff.  Organized and dependable.  Possess a valid driver's license, without restrictions (except for glasses) and have a good driving record.  Demonstrate spiritual, social, emotional, and intellectual maturity.  

To apply, contact Jim Eckstein, Talent Acquisition Specialist, at  jeckstein@rawhide.org

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