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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. - Pricing Manager

Are you searching for a rewarding career working for a company that makes a difference in our community? If so, we have the job for you. Valley Packaging Industries is accepting applications for a Pricing Manager.

Job Duties:  This position is responsible for developing and executing the pricing strategy and execution for Valley Packaging Industries through collaboration with Sales, Operations, Finance, and Planning.  It is a role that combines the functions of Purchasing, Estimating, and Pricing Analysis.

  • Serves as Subject Matter Expert for VPI in pricing – to include competitive market pricing levels.
  • Forecasts project costs - gathers details and compiles data to estimate all production costs according to specifications.  Considers raw materials, labor, equipment, and transportation for estimations. 
  • Leads time studies for use in bidding jobs and setting production standards.
  • Collaborates with Sales, Operations, Finance, and planning to review opportunities and contribute to winning business while maximizing profitability.
  • Reviews requisitions, solicits bid proposals, and issues purchase orders for goods and services. 
  • Engages vendors where necessary to drive down costs or improve efficiencies for specific opportunities, or for VPI as a whole. 
  • Develops and redefines appropriate pricing models.
  • Leads annual price increase discussions and implementation.

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field, or equivalent experience in Pricing, Purchasing, or Production.
  • Course work or experience working with individuals who have handicaps is helpful.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills; excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong computer skills overall, with the ability to work and develop pricing models and spreadsheets within Microsoft Excel.
  • Demonstrated common sense, judgement, oral and written communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality. 

Shift: 1st shift – this is a full-time position

Compensation: $45,000-$50,000/year based upon experience

Benefits: Health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, 401(k), paid vacation and sick time, 9 paid holidays and more! 

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

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. - Pediatric Occupational Therapist

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. The Early Intervention Program in partnership with Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. is accepting applications for a Pediatric Occupational Therapist in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Job Duties:  This position will provide quality occupational therapy services through education and coaching to families and colleagues in order to maximize the functional independence of children birth to three years within their family’s daily routines and activities.  The therapist will be a member of a trans-disciplinary Early Intervention Team supporting infants and toddlers with developmental delays and their families in the child’s natural environment through the Primary Coach Approach to Teaming. Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Evaluates children referred to the Early Intervention Program using standardized evaluation procedures to determine program eligibility.
  • Shares expertise with families and Early Intervention team on needs related to fine motor skills and sensory integration.
  • Provides coaching for family members, other caregivers, and colleagues to promote the child’s development and encourages the child’s participation in home and community activities and settings.
  • Accepts coaching from colleagues when appropriate in order to provide comprehensive support to children and their families.
  • Collaborates with community agencies and professionals in order to provide timely and seamless services to children and their families.
  • Develops and maintain progress reports and documentation in compliance with agency and state regulations.
  • Ensures that families receive accurate information using understandable language in a timely manner.
  • Assists families in transition to other programs by providing information and guidance when appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • One year supervised experience working with families of children with special needs and knowledge of Birth to Three (Part C) regulations.
  • Previous experience as OTR preferred.
  • Licensure from the State of Wisconsin.
  • 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. - 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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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. - Youth Employment Coordinator

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 Youth Employment Coordinator in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Job Duties:

  • Develops an effective community program for placement in business and industry of individuals with disabilities served by Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. The position focuses on services to students (age 14 to 21) served by the Neenah Joint School District. Other duties as assigned. Main job duties include but are not limited to:
  • Receives, reviews, and manages referral information to determine placement needs of the individual referred for service.  Conducts orientation and plans development activities for individuals.
  • Serves as the primary point-of-contact for services with the Neenah Joint School District.
  • Assures the provision of services in accordance with the agency's various contracts, operating agreements, and policies/procedures.  Prepares comprehensive and timely reports and maintains appropriate documentation.
  • Develops supported and non-supported, job and volunteer opportunities in the community for current and potential participants of the agency.
  • Coordinates potential and actual placements with Neenah Joint School District staff, Valley Packaging staff, various community resources, and other individuals to facilitate a smooth transition of the participant into community employment.
  • Provides job counseling and job seeking skills training.  Acts as a resource to the other staff in determining participant job readiness.
  • Provides follow-up contacts, as well as consultation and support to employers, to help ensure the success of the participant's placement.
  • Conducts an ongoing program of public education to improve employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.  Represents Valley Packaging to the community in a professional manner through various speaking engagements.
  • Professionally communicates with assigned case managers, job coaches, and inter-agency professional staff to facilitate mutual program planning and support for program participants.
  • Networks with other Employment Specialists at Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.
  • Develops and updates professional skills through various training opportunities and resources.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in vocational rehabilitation or related field or equivalent.
  • Experience in marketing and/or sales helpful.
  • Experience in job placement of individuals with disabilities preferred.
  • Demonstrated common sense, judgment and communication skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 

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

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. - Case Manager (Part-time, 2nd Shift)

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 part-time 2nd shift Case Manager for our 110 N. Kensington Drive location in Appleton.

Job Duties:  Provides vocational support to program participants, as well as overall development and monitoring of individual case plans.  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:

  • Utilizes assessment information to implement a rehabilitation plan based on participant's needs and abilities, and documents progress.
  • Provides individualized case- management services to persons assigned to the Program.
  • 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 supervisors, resource workers, group home staff, and/or other VPI staff to facilitate mutual program planning.
  • Assists in training participants on proper and safe work techniques.
  • Conducts evaluations throughout participant’s time in program to assess progress.

Shift Information:  Monday through Friday: 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (approximately 25-30 hours a week)

Pay Rate:  $14.00/hour starting

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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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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Appleton Housing Authority:  Property Manager - Grand View Townhomes (Part-time)

Position Summary:  The Appleton Housing Authority is seeking a Property Manager for Grandview Townhomes, a New 40-unit family development.  This is a part time position 25-28 hours per M-F.  Could lead to full time in the future working at other properties owned by the Authority.

Responsibilities: (not inclusive)

Leadership:

  • Oversee the general harmony and community atmosphere among residents.
  • Enforce rules and regulations of the property.
  • Follow up with residents in regard to maintenance requests/repairs as necessary.

 Leasing and Marketing:

  • Process confidential applicant interviews and verify information.
  • Follow rental policies and procedures along with marketing plan as established.
  • Assume responsibility for achieving consistent occupancy including open house tours.
  • Utilize property management software for residents and applicant waitlist.
  • Conduct lease signings and move-in orientation with new tenants.
  • Conduct annual recertification interviews with residents. 

Qualifications:

  • Prior property management/leasing experience preferred in a LIHTC property.
  • Prior customer service and management experience.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with all persons and all incomes. 

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Prior experience in a residential leasing environment is highly preferred.
  • Practical experience with data processing applications.
  • At least three year’s experience in a business office environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with residents, co-workers, other agencies and the general public.
  • Must possess a valid WI motor vehicle operator’s license, a good driving record and demonstrate liability insurance. 

This is a great place to work for the right positive & reliable person!  Competitive Salary.Please email your resume’ to debrad@appletonhousing.org. No phone calls please. 

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Green Bay Botanical Garden:  Development & Membership Coordinator

Position Summary:  The goal of the Development Department is to cultivate resources and relationships to grow and sustain the Garden. The Development and Membership Coordinator is an integral part of the Garden’s team and plays a multifaceted and important role. This position will work closely with the Director of Development to develop priorities and build relationships with new and current donors, members and corporate partners in relation to the Garden’s following development programs: Annual Campaign, Sponsorship and Corporate Partnership Program and Membership Program. 

This position is also responsible for the coordination and oversight of all aspects of the Garden’s membership program. This dynamic position requires strong organizational and communication skills, ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and utilize strategies, creativity, leadership and teamwork to execute member benefits and events involving a membership constituency of 3,600+ member households. Ability to actively plan and recruit new members via Garden events, direct mailings and campaigns, and personal contact is imperative. Develop positive relationships and strategies for maintaining a high percentage of member retention. Building positive and lasting relationships with donors and members is a key component of the position.

Duties - Development:

  1. Work in tandem with Director of Development to develop and implement strategies to evaluate, grow and manage the Annual Campaign, Corporate Sponsorship and Engagement, Corporate and Membership Programs 
  2. Ability to assist with the creation of all Annual Campaign and Sponsorship solicitation letters, post gift and sponsorship acknowledgement letters, membership letters and other development related correspondence 
  3. Update all sponsorship documents and prepare solicitation packets and information 
  4. Assist with implementation of all Sponsorship Benefits 
  5. Assist with post-event sponsor acknowledgements and outreach to key sponsors 
  6. Update all Sponsorship tracking documents 
  7. Provide ad hoc reports to senior management on development activities, sponsorship and prospects 
  8. Perform other duties as assigned

Duties - Membership:

  1. Design and administer membership programs to include membership recruitment campaigns 
  2. Work within Altru database to keep current with member activities 
  3. Guide Development Assistant during renewal process and data entry 
  4. Review, develop and implement all membership benefits 
  5. Develop and implement the Corporate Partner and Preferred Provider Membership program 
  6. As needed, prepare lapsed member report to review and discuss with GBBG staff, board members and membership committee 
  7. Plan and implement Annual Meeting, Garden Party, With the Experts and members-only events including Private Garden Tour, Members Only Tours and others as identified 
  8. Respond to member questions and concerns 
  9. Forecast revenue and analyze membership data 
  10. Identify and serve members’ needs for maximum retention
  11. Keep membership printed materials current. 
  12. In tandem with Director of Development, provide support for Membership Committee’s quarterly meetings. Prepare minutes and reports supporting the Committee Chair and reporting to GBBG Board of Directors 
  13. Participate with the team to carry out staff duties during special and public events to promote membership 
  14. Provide ad hoc reports to senior management on membership and prospects 
  15. Develop and maintain membership budget 
  16. Prepare written communication to members 
  17. Perform other duties as assigned

Education, Experience & Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Previous experience in Fund Development and/or Membership Programs a plus
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, self-initiator and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with ability to exhibit “follow through” on tasks and goals while meeting deadlines
  • An enthusiastic, professional demeanor and positive, can-do attitude with desire to provide excellent customer service to all constituencies
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across departments
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with a sincere desire to serve the public
  • Superior interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Organizational skills, computer skills, including but not limited to database management, MS Office, and general computer knowledge. Knowledge of Altru database a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor and track expenditures against a budget
  • Must be flexible in working hours and environment, as some events are held outdoors, and evening and weekends are required on occasion
  • While position is generally a desk job, there are occasions when standing for up to 4 hours is necessary, and some lifting and hauling of materials up to 20 pounds is required

To Apply:  Email cover letter and resume to info@gbbg.org by June 17, 2019.

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Children's Hospital of Wisconsin:  Project Coordinator - Children & Youth Special Health Care Needs

Position Summary:  Coordinates work around accomplishments of grant objectives and deliverables. Provides trainings, information and referral services, and service coordination to families of children with special health care needs in the area of medical home. Acts as a regional consultant to area health care practices and systems interested in aligning with best-practices in service and care coordination. Supports health system and community initiatives focused on implementation of medical home quality improvement.

Qualifications:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years of related experience, preferably in healthcare, public health, social work or nonprofit agency.
  • Personal and/or professional experience working with or parenting a child with special healthcare needs preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal communication abilities, including effective public speaking experience and excellent writing skills.
  • Demonstrated success cultivating and sustaining partnerships and relationships among diverse organizations or groups preferred.
  • Excellent customer service skills with a strong desire to solve problems and work with others.
  • Self-motivated individual, and simultaneously an enthusiastic and collaborative team member.
  • An understanding of the factors impacting racial and ethnic disparities in health preferred.
  • Knowledge of quality improvement tools and methodologies preferred.
  • Experience with collaborative efforts at the statewide or community level, and understanding of related public policy and system efforts preferred.
  • Knowledge of some of the regional and state resources for CYSHCN 0-21 to include health benefits, Katie Beckett, waivers, educational law, school based services, parent support networks, and community agencies providing a variety of supports to children with special health care needs across southeast Wisconsin.
  • Excellent computer skills and well-versed in the Windows environment, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Some evening and weekend hours required to support outreach and training activities.
  • Regional and statewide travel required.

To Apply:  Please send resume and cover letter to rtysver@chw.org

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Boys and Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley:  Custodian (Part-time)

Position Summary:  Cleans and maintains company facilities, including washrooms, meeting rooms and offices.  Responsible for ensuring carpet, flooring, furniture, walls, toilets, etc are properly cleaned and sanitized for the health and safety of the workplace.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Works as part of a team to carry out cleaning tasks to ensure standards are maintained 
  • Follows cleaning routine and schedule as set by supervisor including sweeping, mopping, dusting, vacuuming, window washing, mirrors, etc.
  • Strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors, vacuum and clean carpets.
  • Regularly empties trash and recycling
  • Replenishes supplies in washrooms, such as hand soap, paper towels and toilet paper
  • Assist with the setup of facilities for meetings, classrooms, conferences or events
  • Ensures any repairs noticed during cleaning duties are reported to supervisor in a timely manner
  • Ensures cleaning tasks assigned by supervisor are carried out in a timely fashion
  • Utilizes proper training to clean up potentially hazardous materials or contact the appropriate authorities to handle such incidents
  • Identifies appropriate cleaning materials and products to sanitize area, disinfect and deodorize according to company standards
  • Organizes cleaning items, disinfectants and other materials kept in storage, as well as cleaning equipment
  • Maintains accurate logs and records of areas that have been cleaned and schedule of regular cleaning
  • Uses proper signage to indicate wet flooring or other potentially hazardous situations
  • Ensures exterior building is safe and clear of debris

Qualifications:

  • Custodial experience required
  • Working knowledge of proper use for custodial equipment and cleaning procedures and products 
  • Ability to read and understand labels and instructions, particularly on the use and application of cleaning chemicals and product 
  • Ability to work under little supervision. 

 Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to walk or stand for the majority of each shift
  • Ability to lift up to 65 pounds
  • Ability to bend and twist
  • Will be exposed to outside weather conditions

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

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.:  Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

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 Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Job Duties:

Provides direct and indirect care in meeting the general health and personal care needs of program members in a safe, efficient manner.  Performs other duties as required.

Main job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Dispenses prescribed medications
  • Monitors general physical and psycho social care needs in collaboration with Case Manager and R.N.
  • Varied direct care duties may include but not limited to: taking vital signs (weight, temperature, blood pressure, and pulse), checking of blood sugars, tube feeding, assistance in meeting members restrooms needs, assist with set-up and direct feeding and ambulation assistance.
  • Provides medical treatment as deemed appropriate and serves as a first responder in a medical emergency under the supervision of R.N.
  • Ancillary duties include: charting information in the appropriate health record and light cleaning of the health office.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a Wisconsin certified CNA.
  • First aid and CPR certified.
  • Certified to dispense medications preferred.
  • Demonstrated common sense, judgement, communication skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality. 

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

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St. Mary Catholic Schools:  Director of Business Services

Position Summary:  The Director of Business Services manages all aspects of fiscal services including budgeting, accounting, payroll and financial reporting. In addition, the position oversees the Business Office, Scrip program, Technology Department and Food Services. In this small, non-profit business, the director is the back up for all key positions in the business office and supports the mission of St. Mary Catholic Schools. The Director is responsible for compliance with GAAP and DPI, and prepares monthly financial statements, fund accounting statements for investments and leads the team for school choice financial audits.

General Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for month-end close procedures for SMCS operational accounts; monitor accounts and budget goals; documentation for audits.
  • Prepares month-end review of volunteer-driven activity accounts; distribute reports to staff and volunteer leaders who work with accounts.
  • Prepares month-end review of donations and investment accounts; reconciles with Advancement software Results Plus; assures proper fund accounting procedures are followed, reports prepared and distributed according to established guidelines
  • Works closely with Human Resources on compensation and benefit programs; assists with the staffing budget, contract preparation, benefit management and audit oversight.
  • Works closely with Advancement team to provide support for all fundraisers. Organizes technology and business software staffing for school fundraising activities.
  • Prepares annual budgets and takes lead in the annual financial reporting to the Finance Committee and Board of Trustees.
  • Member of the SMCS Foundation Board; prepares reports as requested.
  • Member of the SMCS Leadership team; provides support and ideas for maximizing financial resources for administrators, other staff leaders, donors and volunteers.
  • Assists with financial, school choice and foundation audits.  Works with departments to assure compliance requirements.
  • Oversees and supports various business software options such as Greater Giving, Pay Pal, Sign-up Genius and Square for activities and fundraisers throughout the system.
  • Responsible for implementing and documenting policies and procedures; looks for ways to streamline processes and improve efficiencies.
  • Oversees management of support functions related to payroll, accounts payable/receivable, bank reconciliations, Scrip, and tuition services.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in accounting, finance or related field
  • 5+ years relevant experience with demonstrated management experience , non-profit setting a plus
  • Ability to work as part of a team, fostering open communication and continuous quality improvement
  • Possess an excellent consultative approach to management with sound experience in planning and organizational skills and able to meet critical deadlines
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office and other accounting software. Great Plains knowledge is a plus.
  • Demonstrated sound experience in managing a multi-disciplinary team with the proven ability to apply leadership and team building skills with the emphasis on establishing and maintaining staff motivation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of budgeting and accounting practices preferably in a non-profit setting.
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to analyze financial data including the creation of spreadsheets, explaining variances, identifying issues and making appropriate recommendations
  • Proven problem solving skills; understands workflow, systems and importance of sustainable solutions
  • Ability to create synergy in a donor/volunteer environment where exceptional communication, cooperation, flexibility, proactive thinking and constant process improvement is expected
  • Demonstrates a strong customer-service mindset for both internal and external customers 

Christian Commitment:

  • Role model and witness to a Christian lifestyle
  • Promote a positive, charitable spirit and nurture a Christian environment within the school community.

To Apply:  Please send resume along with a cover letter to Chelsey Kind, Human Resources Generalist, at ckind@smcatholicschools.org

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Fox Valley Literacy:  Volunteer Recruitment & Communications Specialist

Position Summary:  Volunteer Recruitment & Communications Specialist assists in setting and guiding the strategy for all communications to consistently articulate Fox Valley Literacy’s mission, vision, and values. The Volunteer Recruitment & Communications Specialist works closely with colleagues as the communications leader on a variety of program matters and to ensure volunteer recruitment and donor engagement practices that serve Fox Valley Literacy in reaching its mission.

Qualifications: 

  • Success in developing and implementing communications strategies and volunteer recruitment
  • Previous communications experience, ideally in a nonprofit setting
  • Proficiency in Hmong, French, Kinyarwanda, or Spanish is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Public Relations, or related field (preferred)
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations in the service area of Outagamie, Waupaca, and northern Calumet and Winnebago Counties

Skills:

  • Practice multi-cultural competencies in all areas of work
  • Ability to handle client interviews with care
  • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of initiatives concurrently
  • High energy self-starter who works well independently and on a team
  • Ability to work with people of all backgrounds
  • Public speaking and facilitation skills
  • Strong computer skills, including database management and graphic software 

Areas of Responsibilities:

  • Build a network of reliable volunteers, donors and other engaged community members
  • Increase positive awareness of Fox Valley Literacy and building support for its programs
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate the annual communications and volunteer recruitment plans
  • Write, edit and develop engaging content for print publications and online platforms
  • Respond to public questions and information requests via email, phone and social media
  • Assist with Fox Valley Literacy fundraising events Interact with adult learners, volunteers, staff, donors, and others to gather information and create, design and write stories for publication
  • Ensure that print and electronic collateral are consistent, and that new information is posted regularly
  • Develop, build, and manage media contacts and build strong relationships with media representatives
  • Work with the Program & Administrative Assistant to maintain volunteer and donor databases
  • Conduct presentations to groups of prospective volunteers
  • Coordinate volunteer and student recognition Other duties as assigned Nights and weekends may be required

The full time Volunteer Recruitment & Communications Specialist position offers competitive compensation and will average around 40 hours per week, Monday-Thursday. Benefits include 3 weeks of paid vacation, flexible hours, earned sick leave, and paid holidays. 

To Apply:  Please send resume and cover letter to Nik Shier at nshier@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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Fox Valley Literacy:  Adult Literacy Program Specialist

Position Summary:  The position assists in the coordination and delivery of English Language Learning and Adult Basic Education services. The position helps coordinate all aspects of the English Language Learning and Adult Education programs, including learner recruitment, evaluations, matching learners with tutors, and on-going support of the matched pairs. The position also provides support necessary in the daily operations of Fox Valley Literacy. The Adult Literacy Specialist works as part of a team with other staff and volunteers to help carry out the mission of Fox Valley Literacy.

Qualifications:

  • High school education required; Bachelor’s degree in Education, ELL or TESOL, or a related field is preferred.
  • Previous experience in English Language Learning or Adult Basic Education is preferred. 
  • Proficiency in Hmong, French, Kinyarwanda, or Spanish is preferred.

Skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Distinctive record of accomplishment incorporating diverse perspectives in teaching, scholarship, and/or outreach
  • Experience working in multicultural environments
  • Experience with a wide variety of teaching methods
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Team player with an ability to support the work of others
  • Ability to successfully work with and motivate learners and tutors
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain a professional manner under pressure
  • Proficient computer skills including databases and spreadsheets
  • Fluency in English and knowledge of English grammar

Responsibilities:

  • Greet and direct guests and phone calls
  • Maintain databases and spreadsheets for literacy programing
  • Prepare periodic reports
  • Schedule and supervise program volunteers
  • Assist in the recruitment of adult English language and basic education learners for one-to-one tutoring and small classroom instruction
  • Conduct learner intakes, evaluations, matching, follow-up, and support
  • Assist with special events and trainings.
  • Evenings and weekends may be required
  • Other duties as needed

The part time (20 hours) Adult Literacy Program Specialist 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.

To Apply:  Please send resume and cover letter to Nik Shier at nshier@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:  Finance Director (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 exempt position is part of the Executive Team of Pillars and is responsible for overseeing all finance-related functions in the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Strategic Leadership

  • As a member of the Pillars Leadership Team, fully participate in development and execution of the organization’s strategic objectives 
  • Ensure that the agency’s finance strategy and policies are in alignment with the overall Pillars strategy and mission

Financial Accounting & Controls

  • Process payroll and related tax (and other) withholding payments for exempt and non-exempt staff on a biweekly basis; review hours worked and adjust time off accruals
  • Ensure payroll hours and other expenses are assigned to the correct cost center, and are billed to the appropriate grant
  • Prepare, process, monitor, and reconcile all accounts payable and accounts receivable; reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Prepare and file all required ongoing, quarterly, and annual federal, state, and local reports. Complete and file payroll, tax and other compliance reporting requirements (including but not limited to quarterly 941 and WI UCT 101, W2s, W3s, WT-7, 1099s, etc.) 
  • Responsible for appropriate financial and cash controls, including dual control of cash donations; with the Community Engagement Director, review and code all donations (cash and otherwise)
  • Maintain fixed asset records and depreciation schedules 
  • Coordinate annual audit with independent audit firm; prepare all necessary reports as requested by the auditors
  • Ensure that proper fund accounting records and financial reports are prepared and maintained
  • Monitor compliance with GAAP and company policy
  • Act as liaison with Pillars’ bank
  • Manage the Section 125 and Section 129 employee benefit plans; perform annual non-discrimination testing; complete annual testing, administration of 401k retirement plan

Financial Management and Reporting

  • Prepare and analyze monthly financial statements and year-end projections; make general journal adjustments if necessary
  • Analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital; prepare balance sheet, P&L statement, and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position for the Executive Director and Board of Directors
  • Prepare monthly reports for grant reimbursement; budget grants annually and analyze remaining grant funds continuously throughout the year
  • Prepare budget by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; work with organization leaders to review budget items and expenses
  • Comply with federal, state, and other applicable regulations by studying existing and new legislation, regulations and trends; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing financial reports and advising leadership on needed actions

Core Competencies and Qualifications: 

  • Problem-Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.  Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.  Develops alternative solutions.  Works well in group problem-solving situation; remains calm when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs workflows and processes.
  • Communication - Strong verbal and written communication skills and multiple levels: with volunteers, coworkers, board members, other community agencies, and vendors.
  • Project Management – Takes initiative to ensure projects are on track to be completed in a timely manner; demonstrates strong organizational ability; has a passion for working collaboratively with others to attain a positive outcome.
  • Strategic thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization’s strengths and weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field and a minimum of 5 years accounting experience are required. CPA is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Excel, and other accounting/database software is required (Quickbooks, Access, etc.).  Experience in grant accounting is strongly desired.

Compensation:

The wage range for this full-time position is $52,500-75,000. 

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.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: June 10, 2019 BY 8:00 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.

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Appleton A Better Chance:  Resident Director

Position Summary:  You will be responsible for directly leading a group of talented high school students ages 13-18, from around the country as they grow in their educational experience in the Appleton Area School District under the direction of a Board of Directors.  This is a live-in position that brings great personal reward and responsibility as you assist these young men down their futures path.  Your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist students in establishing personal goals and expectations
  • Interview, hire and directly supervise tutors and cooks
  • Maintain a standard of conduct among students and staff which reflects a basic respect for the integrity of the ABC program
  • Support and maintain relationships with the community and supervise everyday household responsibilities for the general safety and well-being of the students during their time with the program, while under your supervision.

Details/Wage:

This unique position allows and encourages work outside of the Director responsibility, as long as it does not interfere with your duties as Director. Compensation for the position is room and board for the year.  Cable and internet will be provided at no charge, and the Resident Director will also receive a monthly stipend set by the Executive Committee.

Experience/Ability:

The ideal candidate or candidates (couple) will:

Have a strong established background of working directly with youth and have diverse multicultural experiences. 

Have a bachelor’s degree in a related field or significant equivalent and relevant working experience

Have the desire and ability to represent a long standing Appleton area program that has many ties too local schools, organizations and events

Be detailed oriented, organized and proactive

Be able to work within the following framework:

  • Board of Directors structure & policies
  • Act in the role of parent surrogate in all matters relating to the health, welfare, and activities of students
  • Interview, hire and directly supervise a small staff
  • Coordinate host family program
  • Household bookkeeping, record keeping and accounting
  • Submit students reports to Board of Director and families.

To Apply: Please submit your resume by June 21, 2019 to Curt Lauderdale, ABC Student Affairs Committee, at appletonabc@gmail.com.

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Memorial Presbyterian Church:  Office Manager

Purpose:  The Office Manager supports the ministry and mission of Memorial Presbyterian Church through oversight of all church communication, administration of church office equipment, files, and records, and serving as part of the Leadership Team.

Accountability: The Pastor, as Head of Staff, shall be responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the Office Manager. Performance reviews shall be conducted annually in cooperation with the Personnel Committee and will include review of compensation. 

Essential Functions:

  • Editor and publisher for all forms of church communication (written, digital, website, and social media).
  • Primary office contact, in person and by telephone/email; greeting and directing as appropriate
  • Maintains church website
  • Manages office supplies
  • Works with vendors and contractors to maintain office equipment
  • Maintains church records, files, and data in partnership with Clerk of Session and Committee Chairs
  • Coordinates building use, parking permits, and equipment repairs in partnership with Custodian
  • Supervises Custodian
  • Organizes and trains volunteers to assist as needed in church office
  • Provides administrative support to others on Leadership Team

Other Responsibilities:

  • Attends weekly Leadership Team meetings
  • Attends monthly Property Team meetings (evenings)
  • Serves as primary back-up to Financial Secretary
  • Maintains confidentiality in all issues relating to church issues and members’ personal and financial information
  • Other responsibilities as directed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Basic knowledge of WordPress
  • Basic knowledge of social media
  • Basic knowledge of financial systems
  • Minimum of Associate’s Degree or 4 years’ office administration experience. 

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to sit for extended periods of time
  • Able to lift 30lbs

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to mike.goodwin@mpcappleton.org.

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Fox Valley Literacy:  Executive Director

See full job description here: http://www.fvlc.net/Job-Opportunities-.html

Position Summary:  Fox Valley Literacy is a privately funded not-for-profit community agency that provides free literacy services to adults in the Fox Cities region of Northeast Wisconsin. Our staff and trained volunteers work in one-to-one and group settings with clients looking to improve their English language proficiency so they can pursue additional education, increase their employment potential or otherwise improve their overall quality of life. We are seeking an Executive Director to help us continue to fulfill our mission and serve as a valued community partner. This person will be responsible for the successful leadership and operational management of the organization in support of our strategic plan. The primary responsibilities of this position include: 

  • Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of Fox Valley Literacy
  • Lead fund-raising, grant writing, and general financial operations necessary for sustainability and growth
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with major sources of funding, including corporate donors, individual donors, and grant sources
  • Participate with the Board of Directors in developing and maintaining a strategic plan consistent with the organization’s mission, vision, and values that helps provide direction for the organization 
  • Develop an operational plan that supports the strategic plan, ensuring that all programs and services reflect industry “best practices”
  • Foster a supportive organizational culture that encourages teamwork and collaboration while reflecting the mission, vision, and values of the organization
  • Review existing policies as needed and recommend changes to the Board as appropriate
  • Serve as a professional adviser to the Board of Directors and Board Committees on all aspects of the organization's activities; assist in the preparation of Board meeting agenda topics and supporting materials
  • Serve as a member of the Executive Committee

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience:

  • At least 5 years related experience with progressive responsibility in a not-for-profit organization, preferably with volunteer workers, including demonstrated leadership and management effectiveness.

Education:

  • University degree or equivalent in a related field.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Leadership style that promotes collaboration, support, and empowerment
  • Ability to work effectively with others (internally and externally) to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that reflect organizational priorities and enhance performance
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to create and maintain a responsible fiscal plan/budget
  • Capacity to ensure that their own behavior and that of others is consistent with ethical and legal standards and aligns with the values of the organization Knowledge of applicable Federal/State/local laws, including as related to human resources and accounting procedures
  • Proficiency in the use of computers related to word processing, financial management, e-mail, and Internet
  • Understanding of social media; use and effectiveness
  • Flexibility to work offsite and non-standard hours, depending on the needs of the organization (expected average schedule is 40 hours/week)
  • Knowledge/proficiency in either Spanish or Hmong language desired but not required.

Indicators of Success:

  • Personal commitment to inclusivity
  • Successful grant writing experience
  • Positive and upbeat personality
  • Personal commitment to transparency
  • Willingness to take risks
  • Ability to own mistakes and grow from them Ability to make and maintain community relations

Compensation:

The starting annual salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.  Paid time off includes vacation, holidays and a winter holiday season hiatus.

To apply, please submit a detailed cover letter and resume electronically to:

Fox Valley Literacy

Executive Director Search Committee

kolbc@fvtc.edu

In order to receive full consideration application materials must be received no later than June 14, 2019. No travel or relocation expenses will be reimbursed. Final candidate must successfully complete criminal background check.

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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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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Green Bay Botanical Garden:  Special Events Coordinator

Position Summary:  Special Events Coordinator is responsible for planning, organizing, and executing public events for Green Bay Botanical Garden in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. This position will strive to generate revenue through all assigned public events and arranges all aspects of public events.

Job Duties:

  • Manages all aspects of planning, implementing and physically executing events.
  • Manages within expense budgets and develop events that drive stated revenue numbers.
  • Arranges all aspects of public events including but not limited to: developing creative details, site mapping, managing event budgets, security, technical arrangements, coordinating vendors and volunteer plan.
  • Responsible for creating, updating and managing vendor agreements.
  • Works with vendors and suppliers to coordinate their participation in events.
  • Updates event content for marketing of assigned events.
  • Oversees cash management plans for assigned events and coordinates with accounting.
  • Works with all departments to assure highest quality experience for all visitors.
  • Works closely with volunteer services to identify volunteer needs and manage all volunteer training for managed events.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Performs other duties as requested.

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s or Associates Degree and 3 years of event coordination experience.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and/or other database programs.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills required.
  • Excellent organizational skills and extreme attention to detail plus customer service.
  • Ability to manage and organize multiple events/priorities at same time.
  • Able to work as a team, yet be the lead in handling challenging situations during an event.
  • Standing 4 or more hours; some lifting and hauling of materials up to 30 pounds is required.
  • Must be flexible in working hours and environment. Working evenings and weekends to assist with events.
  • Must have a vehicle.

To apply:  Email cover letter and resume to kbehling@goodwillncw.org.

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Goodwill NCW:  FISC Satellite Counselor

Job Location: FVTC Riverside Campus, Oshkosh, WI 

Summary: Join our Goodwill family as a FISC Financial Wellness Center Counselor, where you will live out our mission of Elevating People by Eliminating Barriers to Employment. While receiving leadership support from the FISC Leader of Counseling Services, the Financial Wellness Center Counselor will oversee the operation of and programs offered in the Financial Wellness Centers that FISC operates. This position also ensures that all activities are performed in a manner that is consistent with the mission, vision, values and brand of Goodwill. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • The Financial Wellness Center Counselor will oversee the operation of the Financial Wellness Center office by making day-to-day decisions to maintain a positive relationship with the educational institution that we serve.
  • The Financial Wellness Center Counselor will help to improve the lives of people in the community by assisting students with financial issues, including analyzing financial situations and recommending alternatives, teaching credit and money-management skills, working with creditors and referring clients to other community resources.
  • The Financial Wellness Center Counselor will establish and nurture a network of contacts with financial institutions, human-services providers and other creditors in the community while working with the FISC Leader of Counseling Services in contacting local funding sources to support the satellite budget.

Whom I Serve: 

  • Students: Helpful financial advice, coaching and motivation for empowerment to make financial behavior changes, professional manners and dependability. 
  • FISC Team: Participation in team decisions, action and accountability for assigned responsibilities, support and encouragement of team member work. 
  • Goodwill NCW: Represent Goodwill in a professional manner and promote Goodwill in the communities we serve. 
  • Funders (Community Foundation, United Way, NFCC, etc.):Professional financial counseling and coaching services and reporting of outcomes. 
  • FISC Leader of Counseling Services: Assist with oversight of the satellite office and decision-making that maintains a positive relationship with the communities we serve. 

Outcomes of My Work: 

  • High satisfaction on participant surveys from financial counseling and financial education presentations. Assist in marketing efforts that support FISC as the number one provider of financial counseling and education in our service area.
  • Attend team meetings and demonstrate positive interactions with teammates.
  • Client outcomes are recorded and reported to funders; required standards are met.
  • Positive satisfaction from community surveys.

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 primarily in a standard office environment or community location with extensive interpersonal contact and frequent interruptions.
  • Primary functions require sufficient physical ability & mobility to work in an office setting; to sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally bend, kneel, reach, twist, lift, carry, push, pull light to moderate amounts of weight.
  • Operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer.
  • Travel to other locations using various modes of private and commercial transportation.
  • Communicate to exchange information, accomplish goals, and get needs and responsibilities met.

What I Must Bring: 

  • A minimum of an Associate Degree in related field required.
  • A four-year college degree is preferred.
  • Extensive personal finance knowledge is necessary; a financial  counseling background is preferred.  
  • In-depth knowledge of personal finance, money management and alternatives available to individuals and   families with large outstanding debts; understanding of budgets and financial statements.
  • Certification as a Consumer Credit Counselor within 6 months of hire.
  • Previous experience with student loan debt management preferred.
  • Previous experience in public relations and/or fundraising experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of general financial planning concepts and tax issues is desired.
  • Experience of at least an intermediate to high level of competency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, and software used by collaborating agencies is required.
  • Knowledge of community resources and experience with nonprofit organizations is desired. 

About Goodwill NCW:

With more than 1,400 positions across our 35-county region – and with our growth – there are always openings. Goodwill of North Central Wisconsin is one of four companies in the nation to be honored with a Platinum Well Workplace Award from the Wellness Council of America, which recognizes our commitment to wellness in the workplace. Discover if Goodwill NCW is a good fit with you. Come join us. We are engaged, and we are passionate - the work that we do is part of a bigger picture where we are dedicated to achieving our mission of Elevating People. 

We believe in equal employment opportunities for all team members and applicants for employment and will offer reasonable accommodation in the employment process for individuals with disabilities or other barriers to employment. As you go through our selection process, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact the leader at your local Goodwill location if you are in need of assistance. 

Salary/Benefit Notes: Our full-time team members (30 hours or more per week) are eligible for the following benefits: 

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance plan
  • Optional dependent life insurance
  • Domestic partner benefits
  • Short- and long-term disability plans
  • Flexible spending plan
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time-off benefits
  • Team member assistance program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Educational assistance program
  • Team member discount card

Apply by clicking on the link below:

https://secure.jobappnetwork.com/apply/c_gdw/FISC-Financial-Wellness-Center-Counselor-job-Menasha-WI-US-3070960.html#s

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Boys and Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley:  Resource Development Coordinator

Position Summary: The Resource Development Coordinator will serve as an active member of the Resource Development team to provide support to the organization’s fund development, communications, and marketing efforts. The position reports to the Donor Relations Director and is responsible for developing and coordinating special events including but not limited to: public special events, third-party events, and donor-related events to raise money and build awareness of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley (BGCFV) mission and programs to potential funders.  This position is responsible for administration of the donor acknowledgement process, sponsorship and other proposal writing, donor database management, and marketing and Resource Development administrative tasks as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain an annual special events calendar to ensure the timely planning and coordination of all aspects of each event such as securing sponsorships, live and silent auction items, design, print, website, volunteer and BGCFV staffing of events, marketing production, etc.
  • Actively recruit volunteers and special events interns.
  • Establish and maintain professional working relationships with vendors, sponsors, volunteers, and BGCFV staff to engage each in our special events activities.
  • Responsible for silent auction process including, procurement and assembly of items.  Build and maintain relationships with auction donors throughout the year
  • Ensure that each third-party event has been vetted and approved by leadership if needed and coordinate all BGCFV commitments to each event such as marketing.
  • Collaborate with Marketing Coordinator to maintain the Club’s media archival system for special events including photos, videos, news releases, publications etc.
  • Data entry and maintenance within special events platform to provide accurate donor records
  • Provide appropriate acknowledgment letters, receipts, and invoices to donors within seven business days of the receipt of each gift.
  • Assist with the drafting of donor letters, correspondence, general information, proposals, and reports as directed.
  • Assist with Resource Development materials, reports, and meeting minutes.
  • Provide administrative support, including filing, faxing/scanning, and ordering department supplies, etc.
  • Prioritize and organize multiple tasks and responsibilities in a manner that fulfills daily responsibilities while continuing to make progress towards longer-term objectives.

Qualifications - requring a majority combination of the following:

  • Bachelors Degree in Hospitality, Marketing or related field preferred.
  • Three to five years of special event expertise.
  • Strong familiarity and experience with special event planning, coordination, vendors and contacts, prospective sponsors, grant proposals and reporting processes.
  • Exceptionally strong organizational, administrative, writing, and analytical skills.
  • Excellent computer and web-based skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office software, advanced donor database software.
  • Knowledge of Fox Valley region corporations a plus.
  • Mission driven with particular interest in supporting the needs of children and youth.
  • Excellent interpersonal and professional skills with an ability to interface with a variety of individuals, staff, and other organizations daily. 

To apply, go to https://www.bgclubfoxvalley.org/get-involved/careers/

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NAMI Fox Valley:  Iris Place Peer Companion Overnight Shift

NAMI Fox Valley is the Fox Valley based affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The agency works to support and empower everyone touched by mental illness, to eliminate stigma, and to nurture recovery through more than two dozen education, support, advocacy, and outreach programs. We envision a community, free of stigma that supports and promotes mental health and recovery.

The agency’s Iris Place Peer Run Respite program (“Iris Place”), which is funded primarily through a contract with the State of Wisconsin, provides a safe and welcoming environment with an opportunity for individuals experiencing emotional distress or crisis to grow and change through the support of others with lived experience. Iris Place’s 5-bedroom peer run respite center is run by and for individuals who identify with lived experience with mental health and/or substance use challenges. The program provides 24/7 peer support, linkages to community resources, and improved outcomes and quality of life for callers and guests.

Primary Responsibility and Accountability:

Peer Companions provide peer support to guests and callers through sharing of their own lived experience with mental health challenges and/or substance abuse. Peer Companion Subs will be responsible for supporting peers with crisis prevention and diversion from hospitalization, ensuring a safe and welcoming environment for guests and those who call by phone, providing one-on-one and group peer support, complying with all policies and procedures, providing linkages to community resources and utilizing their lived experience to support the needs and wants of guests and callers. Other tasks which may include household chores and office duties are expected as well.

Major Position Functions:

Peer Companions also are responsible for the following:

  • Providing peer support and advocacy including guest screening, registration and checkout procedures.
  • Being knowledgeable about the various programs and services offered by NAMI Fox Valley, as well as other programs and services in the community.
  • Utilizing active listening skills to assist peers in accessing and connecting with community resources and working toward their Wellness Vision and goals/wants/needs for their stay.
  • Following and maintaining the values of Iris Place as well as policies and procedures.
  • Maintaining accurate records of activities, including outcomes data.
  • Complete tasks assigned to shift according to schedule.

Shift Coverage:

The individual in this position typically will be responsible for covering 3 eight-hour shifts per week (may include weekends and holidays), typically the 8 pm-4 am shift. The individual also will be responsible for attending weekly staff meetings and other meetings and trainings. The individual also may be asked to cover additional peer companion shifts as the need arises. 

Qualifications: 

  • Identify with lived experience with mental health challenges and/or substance abuse and be willing to utilize their lived experience in peer support.
  • Possess deep knowledge and experience with peer support. Certification as a Peer Specialist preferred.
  • Positive philosophy toward wellness and recovery and demonstrated ability to approach and support individuals through intentional listening, compassion and understanding/knowledge of the mental health system and community resources.
  • Ability to work effectively and handle multiple concurrent tasks and projects with minimal supervision.
  • Possess excellent customer service skills. Be able to professionally present self and maintain positive relationships through both internal and external communication.
  • Ability to work with a variety of individuals.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior, cultural awareness and ability to build trust and rapport in all activities involving individuals of diverse backgrounds.
  • Possess basic computer skills including word processing, data entry and e-mail/Internet.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 15 pounds.

 Preferred (NOT required) Peer Support Experience: 

  • Peer Specialist Certification
  • Recovery Coach Training Certificate
  • Emotional CPR
  • Intentional Peer Support
  • Mental health or substance userecovery support group facilitation
  • Alternative Support / Healthy Living Trainers 

Values:

Iris Place is values-based, and there is an expectation that staff, volunteers and guests will hold the values of the space. Peer Companions are expected to fully understand and uphold the values of Iris Place. 

Our Values:

  • We believe that healing happens in relationships.
  • We believe in hope and that recovery is possible for everyone.
  • We believe in respect for self and others.
  • We believe in creating a space that is welcome and healing.

To Apply:  Please submit a cover letter and resume to Paula Verrett, NAMI Fox Valley Iris Place Program Director, at paula@namifoxvalley.org. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. We hope to place someone in this role by mid-June.

NAMI Fox Valley is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions at NAMI Fox Valley are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, family or parental status. NAMI Fox Valley values diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

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Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity:  IT Support Specialist

Position Summary: The IT Support Specialist supports the work of Habitat for Humanity by maintaining our information technology systems and networks, providing excellent service to our users, and performing technical and administrative work to ensure functionality and efficiency of computer and telecom systems. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Institute protocols for the use of IT across departments and projects
  • Provide technical support and training for systems and networks
  • Manage issues and work through a help desk ticketing system
  • Install and configure software and hardware
  • Monitor system and network performance
  • Perform troubleshooting, repairs and data restoration
  • Performance maintenance activities (i.e. backups)
  • Work directly with third-party providers for any technical issues or large projects that require external assistance. 

Required Skills: 

  • Solid knowledge of IT systems and applications; understanding of TCP/IP protocols and LAN/WAN configuration; ability to troubleshoot and repair issues. Ability to quickly absorb new technical information and apply it effectively.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing, establish and maintain effective working relationships, maintain confidentiality and provide exceptional customer service.
  • Ability to translate technical requests with staff, volunteers and external vendors of varying levels of technical expertise.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently. Must be able to effectively work between numerous simultaneous projects. 

To Apply:  Applicants should email resume to amyp@foxcitieshabitat.org

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Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity:  Gift in Kind Program Manager

Position Summary: Support the work of Habitat for Humanity by helping to grow revenue and reduce construction costs by securing donated and purchased products for sale at Habitat ReStores and for use on Habitat home construction, rehab and repair projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage the implementation of a donation solicitation plan that will increase the number, consistency, size and quality of in-kind donations.
  • Identify new in-kind donor prospects and develop strategies for outreach, cultivation and solicitation, as well as effective stewardship of current in-kind donors.
  • Ensure clear and timely communication with the Development team to coordinate in-kind donor development and leverage existing donor and vendor relationships.
  • Conduct systematic prospecting activities to maintain an adequate pipeline of potential in-kind donors.
  • Develop, implement and monitor annual New Goods plans to achieve the ReStore sales goals and price savings for construction supply purchases.
  • Work closely with the ReStore Donations Coordinator, Operations Manager and in-store staff to ensure positive donor experiences and coordinated pick-up and receiving of product to the stores.
  • Proactively seek networking opportunities and establish relationships with businesses to increase awareness of and participation with the gift-in-kind program.
  • Develop strong relationships with local municipalities, businesses and others to increase awareness of and participation with the ReStore’s deconstruction program.
  • Ensure quality donor relations, and address comments and grievances in a timely and professional manner.
  • Participate in the budget process and budget planning.
  • Represent the organization to donors and the community, primarily on program-specific duties.
  • Manage relationships with members of NARI, HBA and HOV Chamber.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in some or all of these areas: corporate sales, fundraising, public or community relations.
  • Experience developing strategy, implementing best practices and executing a plan
  • Strong analytical ability, reliability and thoroughness
  • 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 CRM software.

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

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Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley, Inc.:  Wellness Screen Clinician

We are seeking a full-time (0.75 FTE) Wellness Screen Clinician to join our professional team. The position will have some travelling requirements between our Menasha home office and school districts in the Fox Valley area. 

Position Summary:  The Clinician reports directly to the Screening Site Coordinator. In collaboration with Case Managers and Screening Site Coordinator, the Clinician oversees and participates in daily screening activities at assigned school sites. The Clinician is responsible for effectively communicating with parents, students and school staff, and other Clinicians as necessary. The Clinician is responsible for their assigned schools’ screening calendars and recording/reporting necessary information to the Wellness Screen Program Director and school staff regularly throughout the school year. 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct follow-up interviews with youth and parents of students who have been identified through the screening process as having a possible emotional or behavioral concern in accordance with the report process.
  • Provide recommendation for referrals to resources for connection.
  • Provide case management to students and families and connect them to a referral source and/or additional resources as necessary.
  • Deliver program presentations for students, parents, and school staff within designated school sites.
  • Administer the screening tool and setup for delivery of screening process at each assigned school site.
  • Contribute knowledge and expertise to our newsletter and marketing opportunities as they come available.
  • Maintain an open line of communication with youth, parents, and school staff in order to efficiently address emergencies.
  • Provide communication to school sites regularly regarding outcome trends within the screening process in order to provide necessary supports, if applicable.
  • Adhere to best practice of HIPAA and FERPA regulations at all times.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Independent experience assessing youth for symptoms of mental illness/emotional health concerns and suicide risk is required.
  • Well versed in the mental health resources available in the community.
  • Persistent follow through to see that families are connected to recommended resources.
  • Ability to problem solve in the moment and perform at high level of independence.
  • Ability to remain calm during times of crisis and follow proper protocol for urgent evaluations.
  • Familiarity with Windows-based operating systems.
  • Familiarity with school based mental health screening.
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate difficult information in a confident and compassionate manner.
  • Excellent organization skills with attention to detail.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in psychology, social work, counseling or human services related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in a mental health setting.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in providing case management.
  • Must be flexible to work some evenings to connect with families.
  • Experience in crisis intervention preferred.
  • Experience using DSM-5 (or most current version) criterion for assessing youth.
  • Must be willing to travel to various school sites in the Fox Valley area.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and FERPA regulations.
  • An appreciation of the integration of spirituality and faith in relationships with colleagues and families.
  • Samaritan Counseling Center was founded in 1970 and currently located in Menasha, WI. We specialize in integrating spirituality and faith in psychotherapy. Samaritan Counseling Center views your spirit as integral to your emotional healing and growth. 

To apply:  Please submit your resume on our careers page at https://samaritan-counseling.com/careers/

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Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity:  Project Manager-Rehab/Home Repair Emphasis

Purpose: To schedule, develop floor plans, scopes of work and estimates for rehab and home repair projects and provide periodic onsite construction oversight of rehab, home repair, new construction and Rock the Block projects, utilizing volunteer labor and materials to produce quality workmanship in a safe, affordable manner while complying with established processes and schedules.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of the strategy for the construction department.
  • Makes decisions regarding rehab and home repair operations, keeping Director of Construction and Real Estate informed and seeking advice as needed.
  • Provide a written scope of work with a full set of estimates and floor plan (when appropriate) for rehab and home repair projects as well as any other assigned projects.
  • Prepare material lists, purchase and return materials as needed.
  • Work with local code officials on permitted projects.
  • Work with Volunteer and Family Services Directors to ensure partner families are productively involved in the construction process.
  • Schedule, assign volunteers, direct and monitor the progress of construction activities, including subcontractor work, ensuring that all work is completed on time.
  • Notify Director of Construction and Real Estate, and others as needed, in writing, of any problems or deviations from schedule.
  • Ensure quality of construction by monitoring work site activities and addressing quality issues through feedback and training.
  • Prepare punch list and assign tasks for project completion.
  • Oversee complete clean-up of work site at the end of each work day, ensuring that the work site, supplies and equipment are safely and securely stored.
  • Address call-back issues and resolve with homeowner and contractor as needed.
  • Ensure routine maintenance of HFH-assigned vehicle and all tools and equipment.
  • Enforce safety at all times including: use of safety equipment, verify parental permission for minors and enforce age restrictions on activities, secure houses, conduct visual inspections on the use of safety harnesses, lanyards and tie off points per OSHA safety requirements.
  • Correct any non-compliant use.
  • Ensure that all documentation and procedures involved with an accident or incident investigation onsite are followed.
  • Remain current on lead, mold, asbestos and any other relevant hazardous material regulations and requirements and ensure training and compliance.
  • When requested by Director of Construction and Real Estate, monitor HFH owned properties to ensure that (1) the property is maintained according to municipality ordinances, and (2) safety issues are addressed.
  • Manage the budget for specific projects or programs under this position’s purview.
  • 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.
  • Oversee and maintain daily volunteer assignments while providing training, supervision and evaluation of construction volunteers in a positive and affirming manner.
  • Develop strong, positive and lasting relationships with staff and volunteers.
  • Represent the organization to vendors, donors and the community, primarily on program-specific duties.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Specialized knowledge and competencies in home repair, home rehabilitation, residential construction, the uniform building code and volunteer management.
  • Able to lift up to 75 pounds on a periodic basis.
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Lead Safe Renovation, OSHA Competent Person and Dwelling Contractor Qualifier Certification, 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.
  • 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.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office projects. 

Email resumes to amyp@foxcitieshabitat.org

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.:  Vocational Peer Specialist

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 part-time Vocational Peer Specialist at our Outreach Center in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Job Duties:

The Vocational Peer Specialist is responsible for providing direct peer-to-peer support and advocacy to individuals receiving Individual Placement and Support (IPS) services. Main job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assists with building social skills in the community and teaching self-advocacy skills all to support success within the workplace and in the community.
  • Shares personal recovery experiences and develops authentic peer-to-peer relationships
  • Informs consumers about community and natural supports and how to utilize these in the recovery process.
  • Attends mental health treatment team meetings and IPS unit meetings.
  • Works with consumers to develop and achieve goals focusing on employment and education.
  • Helps consumers consider disclosing a disability (or other personal information) to employers and whether to ask for an accommodation.
  • Engages consumers who are new to the IPS program or may have missed appointments.
  • Trains consumers on how to access and utilize available transportation options.
  • Assists consumers in gathering identification documentation for employment.
  • Completes job applications and developing resumes alongside consumers.
  • Provides on-the-job supports for consumers.
  • Assists consumers in retaining community employment through the use of problem solving techniques, recovery coaching, motivational interviewing, and symptom management strategies. 

Qualifications:

Certified Peer Specialist. Willingness to share personal experiences. High school diploma/GED. Experience working with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness, experience providing employment services, and knowledge of the work world are preferred. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment. Demonstrated common sense, judgment, communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality. 

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

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

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

Responsibilities: 

  • Develop an integrated strategic marketing and communications plan to produce and publish content which tells the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley's story.
  • Develop and maintain a master content and editorial calendar to support the overarching marketing public relations, and communications strategy.
  • Actively seek opportunities that build appreciation and support of Club programs, services and activities in the media and greater community. Promote events that focus awareness on Club activities, inspire community support, and generate revenue.
  • Create content with an emphasis on BGCA and BGCFV brand standards. Ensure these are used consistently across all agency marketing and communications publications.
  • Produce and publish marketing and communications content as directed for broadcast, digital, web-based, and print media that inspire community involvement and philanthropic participation.
  • Manage creative and strategic insights towards development of social media strategies and tactics. Create engaging, audience-specific content to drive engagement through digital media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, website and mass e-mail).
  • Maintain and update website content and functionality including on-line giving and pledges. Monitor website performance including traffic ranking and indexing for the most important keywords, average time spent on site, bounce rate, most popular keywords, etc.
  • Coordinate media coverage and interviews. Manage the development and updating of media lists; manage press release distributions.
  • Fulfill grant, corporate cause-marketing, third-party event, and other donor-related marketing and communications requirements including local funding initiatives through the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
  • Maintain relationships with graphic designers, copywriters, printers, mail houses, and other vendors as needed.
  • Participate in all Club fundraising event planning meetings and events as assigned.
  • Maintain the Club’s media archival system including photos, videos, news releases, publications, news stories, etc. 

Qualifications - requiring a majority combination of the following: 

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

To apply, go to:  https://www.bgclubfoxvalley.org/get-involved/careers/

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Appleton Housing Authority: Maintenance Technician

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

Candidates should have a minimum of 3-5 plus years of hands-on experience in apartment maintenance.  Essential duties include obtaining contractor bids, routine maintenance repairs, drywall repairs, minor HVAC, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, grounds keeping, snow-plow truck experience, equipment maintenance, and the ability to lift heavy objects & operate a variety of power and manual tools.  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. 

The ideal candidate will have a well rounded and proven knowledge of residential building preventative maintenance practices.  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. 

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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Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin: Therapist/Case Manager

Position Summary:  Family Services is a non-profit organization that protects, heals and cares for children and families throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Family Services is strongly committed to protecting children and vulnerable individuals from abuse and exploitation. When traumatic situations occur, our staff is there to assist the individual or family with their journey of healing and recovery. Family Services cares for individuals who are isolated, abandoned or just need help developing the skills to live successfully.

Responsibilities:

Our Silvercrest Group Home is seeking a Full time Therapist/Case Manager to provide therapeutic services to adolescents and their families through individual and family counseling. The Therapist will also coordinate services for clients utilizing all necessary service providers, including inter-agency and community-based resources. The Therapist will provide treatment within the group home such as: facilitate the assessment process, including formation of treatment plans within 10 days of placement for clients and their families; analyze and evaluate all pertinent background information and identify obtainable goals; will maintain daily/weekly contact with referring worker(s) and/or agencies as needed and complete all necessary paperwork/reports; schedules and facilitates monthly case reviews. The Therapist will provide therapeutic/educational groups to all clients. They will process situational opportunities as they arise and participate in weekly staffing meetings and facilitate individual case evaluations, including the development of crisis plans, anger plans, safety plans, run plans, and other individual treatment-related plans. The therapist will also provide education and consultation to all staff in order to strengthen the overall therapeutic environment, as well as meet the therapeutic needs of clients.

Requirements:

This position requires a willingness to maintain a flexible schedule and conduct in-home counseling sessions and aftercare sessions, as needed by the family. The Therapist will be in a rotation to carry the on-call phone and respond to all pages within ten minutes and process and provide guidance in any crisis situation fully with the staff on duty. Qualified candidates will possess a Master's degree in social work or related human services field and certification of LPC, LCSW, LPC-IT, or CAPSW or be able to acquire 3000 supervision hours for noted certifications. Candidates must also have a valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle.

To apply, visit www.familyservicesnew.org/careers

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Valley Packaging Industries, Inc.: Employment Specialist

Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. is currently accepting applications for an Employment Specialist position in the Outagamie County area.

Position Summary: Responsible for providing community employment for individuals with disabilities or other barriers.  Provides vocational guidance, job matching, and representation of participant to potential employers, and follow-up services.  Receives and reviews referral information to determine placement needs and readiness of the individual referred for service.  Conducts orientation and plans development activities for individuals accepted for job development services. Assures the provision of services in accordance with the agency's various contracts, operating agreements and policies/procedures.  Prepares comprehensive and timely reports and maintains appropriate documentation. Develops supported, and non-supported, job opportunities in the community for current and potential participants of the agency.  Coordinates potential and actual placements with Valley Packaging staff, various community resources, and other individuals to facilitate a smooth transition of the participant into community employment. Provides job counseling and job seeking skills training.  Acts as a resource to the other staff in determining participant job readiness. Provides follow-up contacts, as well as consultation and support to employers, to help ensure the success of the participant's placement. Conducts an ongoing program of public education to improve employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.  Represents Valley Packaging to the community in a professional manner through various speaking engagements. Professionally communicates with assigned case managers, job coaches, and inter-agency professional staff to facilitate mutual program planning and support for program participants. Networks with other Employment Specialists at Valley Packaging Industries, Inc. Develops and updates professional skills through various training opportunities and resources. Performs other duties as required.           

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in vocational rehabilitation or related field or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in a vocational rehabilitation setting or equivalent.
  • Experience in job placement of individuals with disabilities required.
  • Demonstrated common sense, judgment, and communication skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

To apply, submit a resume to sporter@vpind.com or apply on our website at www.vpind.com/careers

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Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin: Mental Health/AODA Therapist

Family Services is a non-profit organization that protects, heals and cares for children and families throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Family Services is strongly committed to protecting children and vulnerable individuals from abuse and exploitation. When traumatic situations occur, our staff is there to assist the individual or family with their journey of healing and recovery. Family Services cares for individuals who are isolated, abandoned or just need help developing the skills to live successfully.

Women's Recovery Journey, an innovative program serving women with co-occurring disorders and their families, is seeking a full-time mental health/AODA therapist. Qualified applicant will possess a minimum of a Master's Degree in Human Services with licensure in mental health, LPC-IT or CAPSW preferred, and minimum of AODA certification of SAC-IT preferred, and have AODA treatment experience.  Ideal candidates will be current with knowledge and experience in providing treatment to women with histories of trauma and AODA issues and demonstrate an ability to work as part of a dynamic team.

To apply, visit www.familyservicesnew.org/careers

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Pillars: Resource Center Associate (Part-time)

Position 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.

To Apply: 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 opportunity employer

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Crossways Camping Ministries: Registration Manager

Position Purpose: To manage all registration, retreat contracting, registration-related communications and related data reporting for Crossways Camping Ministries.

Crossways Mission and Vision: Crossways Camping Ministries is focused on bringing people together in Christ so lives are changed and communities enhanced. This mission is accomplished by a commitment to providing year-round, quality, faith-empowered discovery.

Position Overview: The Registration Manager position is a full-time Monday-Friday position and is primarily responsible for scheduling all camp programs and retreat groups and overseeing the registration of all camp participants at the three Crossways camps.  The Registration Manager serves as the primary communication link between the Camp Directors and the administrative office and serves as data manager for all records relating to camper/attendee participation and camp usage.

Essential Job Functions: 

Registration-related responsibilities

  • Set up and maintain Campwise registration software and train staff on its use
  • Receive and process registrations for summer programs (confirmation camp, youth camp, and family camp), as well as for Crossways programmed retreats and special events such as Bus Tours, the annual Crossways GALA, and other events as needed

Data Reporting responsibilities:

  • Maintain data on camp utilization and registrations in Campwise and do periodic data cleanup
  • Update dashboards and spreadsheet reports for staff meetings or as required
  • Provide month-end data to the Business & HR Manager on retreat invoicing/payment activity and online canteen deposit activity

Retreat-related responsibilities:

  • Respond to requests for information and availability of camp facilities for private retreats
  • Schedule all bookings for facility usage for private retreats
  • Prepare and send contracts for private retreat group bookings and record payments

Payment-related responsibilities:

  • Invoice, record, and acknowledge all payments related to registrations, camper fees, private retreat groups, Day Camp and online camp store deposits
  • Communicate with parties who are overdue on payments to ensure collection

Scheduling-related responsibilities:

  • Assist Camp Directors in developing master schedule of summer programs and retreats
  • Set up, maintain, and train for proper use of the Google master calendars and coordinate calendar planning and updates

Communication responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and execute electronic communications including Constant Contact emails, e-news blasts, web site updates, and other media as needed oAssist the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and committees with implementing other communications as needed, including coordination of appeal mailings throughout the year
  • Under direction of the Executive Director, make arrangements for the Annual Meeting, coordinate the production of the Annual Report, send out required communications in advance of the meeting, and serve as the day-of, on-site coordinator for the event

Administrative responsibilities:

  • Open and distribute office mail and answer and respond to general phone, email and in-person inquiries
  • Prepare and distribute staff meeting agendas and serve as meeting leader
  • Administer rights and security for Dropbox accounts and train staff on proper usage
  • Serve as the liaison with outside IT company for needed service or other IT assistance
  • Analyze and make recommendations regarding software/hardware needs and office processes
  • Participate in staff, board, and other meetings and special events as directed by the Executive Director
  • Other duties and expectations as assigned at the discretion of the Executive Director.

Relationships:

  • Reports to the Business & HR Manager
  • Works closely with the Executive Director, Business & HR Manager and the Administrative Assistant to ensure the effective operation of the administrative office
  • Has direct relationships with the Camp Directors, congregation leaders, retreat group leaders, parents of campers, and the general public

Qualifications:

  • Degree or certification in office administration or related field, or possesses a minimum of three years’ experience working in office administration or data management. Non-profit administration experience is a plus.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Excel for database creation, management, and data reporting (testing may be required); experience with customer management software or Campwise is desirable
  • Demonstrated experience and willingness to learn new registration software; position is very software-driven, so applicant must be comfortable navigating and learning new software
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word and Gmail/Google Calendar •Strong ability to problem-solve as it relates to scheduling and ability to work independently
  • Strong ability and comfort level in communicating effectively with a wide variety of constituent groups
  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks in an active office environment
  • Willingness to support the mission of Crossways Lutheran Camping Ministries
  • Excellent phone and customer service skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills

Physical Criteria:

A qualified candidate is one who is able, with or without accommodations, to:

  • Lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally (file boxes, primarily)
  • Endure sitting, standing and moving for long periods of time (60 minutes or more)
  • Identify and respond quickly to sounds, including those relating to the telephone or doorbell, as well as normal environmental and other hazards typical of an office environment

Salary: Pay and benefits are commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes paid vacation, sick time, holidays, health insurance, retirement plan, etc.

Application Process: To apply, email a cover letter and resume to Lindy@crosswayscamps.org. Your cover letter should reference your experience in the essential job functions for this position.

*Crossways Camping Ministries is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. We celebrate God’s diverse creation and are committed to an inclusive environment for all employees.

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First Congregational UCC: Custodian - Weekend

Position Description: 10 hours per week as assigned, this position is typically scheduled between 7:30am-12:30pm Days of work: Saturdays and Sundays

Summary: The Custodian primarily manages the overall cleanliness and order of the interior of the First Congregational Church under the direction of the Custodial Supervisor. Some exterior work will be needed during snow accumulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include, but not limited to the following:

  • Prioritize tasks based on church schedule and needs.
  • Notify supervisor of concerns regarding building repairs or additions to lighting, heating and ventilating equipment.
  • Clean interior areas of building including: sweep, dust, vacuum, mop and scrub of hallways, stairs, and other common spaces.
  • Maintain kitchen area, cleaning and sanitizing kitchenware, and surrounding area.
  • Remove and properly dispose of trash and recycling.
  • Maintain restrooms to acceptable standards, using proper methods and procedures.
  • Clean windows and doors of building.
  • Ability to move furniture within the building for events.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

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

Qualifications:

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

Submit resume to bforseth@firstcongoappleton.org

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Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra: Director of Development 

The FVSO is seeking qualified candidates to join our team as a full-time Development Director. This individual helps to build the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra’s capacity for future growth through the planning an implementation of all fundraising activities, including annual giving, corporate sponsorships, planned giving, capital campaigns, special event sponsorships, grant applications and new initiatives. 

For a complete job description visit our website at www.foxvalleysymphony.com/about-us/employment/.

To apply, please submit your resume (or CV) with cover letter describing your interest, relevant qualifications and a list of three professional references to: Development Director Search - info@foxvalleysymphony.com

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Rebuilding Together Fox Valley: Development & Outreach Manager 

Rebuilding Together Fox Valley provides critical home repairs to low-income neighbors in need, particularly senior citizens, people with disabilities and veterans, in Outagamie, Calumet, Winnebago, and Waupaca Counties.  

The Development, Outreach and Marketing Manager will be responsible for developing and executing plans to increase funding, visibility, partner and homeowner outreach in Rebuilding Together Fox Valley’s service area.  

Fund Development (60%) - Create an overall plan to increase funding opportunities. Coordinate and implement solicitation campaigns, with a focus on securing new corporate and individual sponsors, grants, underwriters, and donors. Coordinate events to attract prospective donors and sponsors to ensure effective partnerships. Work with staff, volunteers and board members to identify prospects capable of giving gifts of at least $5K annually. Research/identify corporate and grant donors for sponsorships and underwriting opportunities.

Outreach (40%) - Develop and execute outreach strategy and materials to build awareness and visibility of RTFV services and ensure client recruitment in all service jurisdictions with other non-profit partners. Identify and cultivate new community partnerships, including city and county housing departments and organizations. Prepare proposals, letters, and customized collateral material as necessary. Expand the RTFV network of contractors and suppliers.

Qualifications: Commitment to serve low-income homeowners and communities. Experience in the solicitation of gifts from individuals, corporations, and grantmakers. Must be goal orientated with strong initiative and self-motivation; experience working in teams or in self-directed fundraising activities. Outstanding interpersonal skills; excellent research and organizational skills; and superior written and oral communication skills along with a healthy sense of humor. Ability to work well with diverse groups of stakeholders-funders, volunteers, staff, clients, and community members. Strong network of local development contacts and resources is desirable. Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines, while effectively managing multiple projects simultaneously. Able to work flexible hours. Four-year college degree or a minimum of three years demonstrated successful experience and effectiveness in individual and corporate gift fundraising with a focus on prospect identification, relationship building, and solicitation or equivalent.

Full-time, exempt position with the ability to work occasional evening and weekends to support organizational and event activities. Benefits package include vision & dental insurance, flexible work schedule, and generous PTO leave. Job Type: Full-time. Salary: $55,000.00 /year.  

Experience: Fund development: 3 years (Required). Education: Bachelor's (Preferred). 

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to Chip Wood at  Chip@rtfv.org

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Northeast Regional Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs: Project Coordinator - 1.0 FTE 

Provides trainings, information and referral services, and service coordination to families of children with special health care needs in the area of medical home. Acts as a regional consultant to area health care practices and systems interested in aligning with best-practices in service and care coordination. Supports health system and community initiatives focused on implementation of medical home quality improvement.  

Apply Here - https://chw.org/careers/search-jobs-and-apply  Search Job ID - 31742

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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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Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley, Inc: Bilingual Therapist 

This position reports to the Clinical Director and is responsible for providing counseling services to individuals, couples, and families. The incumbent will be working in a supportive, trusting, and social culture with diverse people where employees make a commitment to the Samaritan Counseling Center’s mission and goals. 

Additional responsibilities and duties may include the following, but not limited to: Provide bilingual counseling services to individuals, couples, and families in English and Spanish.  Maintain a case load of an agreed-upon number of clients of adults, and/or adolescents, and/or children; number of counseling hours; and/or days of service per week.  For each assigned case, assess client needs and establish a differential diagnosis, develop and implement a treatment plan, evaluate client progress, and discharge and/or refer client for further treatment, support or education.  Develop and manage client electronic and paper mental health records from initial session through discharge. Participate in and act on the results of agency quality assurance and utilization review processes.  Participate in and contribute to case review and case consultation with other clinical staff members and consultants within a multicultural context.  Participate in and contribute to meetings and continuing education activities.  Participate in and contribute to practice development by appropriately acknowledging referrals, maintaining existing referral relationships, and developing new practice niches and referral sources.  Develop and pursue a plan for continuing professional development related to psychotherapy, multicultural issues, bilingual therapy and areas of specialization, and the practice of faith-based/spiritually integrated counseling.  Satisfy requests for community presentations and appearances, including programming, constituent/donor relations, resource fairs and similar in both English and Spanish.   

Qualifications:  Graduation from an accredited or state-approved program with a masters or doctoral degree in counseling, clinical psychology, marriage and family therapy, or social work.  Training, experience, and/or a demonstrated interest in spiritually integrated approaches to mental health practice.  Wisconsin licensure as trainee (IT) or fully licensed.  Ability to understand and articulate multicultural issues that may be impacting your clients care.

Skills:  Ability to gain the trust of referral sources, clients and staff and to protect the confidentiality of SCC clients.  Mastery of a coherent theory and practice of psychotherapy.  Familiarity with the use and benefit of psychological tests.  Must be able to relate the contributions of various disciplines to the therapeutic task and to make appropriate use of interdisciplinary collaboration.  Must be able to integrate religious commitments and therapy practices to help clients deal with their spiritual issues utilizing their own belief system.  Active interest in learning and the continuing development of one’s abilities as a psychotherapist.  Capable of establishing and maintaining appropriate personal and professional relationships and boundaries both within and outside the agency.  Excellent skills in completing responsibilities in an efficient and timely manner.  Ability to articulate a clear and congruent understanding of personal spiritual beliefs and how the relationship between a person and what they consider Sacred contributes to healing and growth.

To apply, go to our webpage at   https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=bilingual+therapist&jk=bf9b831eba2cc914&_ga=2.63311276.2068258301.1552655153-928140838.1520956963 

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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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