Free Small Business Programs – Summer 2015

Business and Sciences Department (Third Floor) – Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library – 3030 Poplar Avenue

 All programs are on Thursdays at 6:00 pm

 

 

June 4               Financing Your Small Business the SBA Way

                          United States Small Business Administration

 

June 11            Small Business Start Up 

                         Tennessee Small Business Development Center

 

June 18             Copyrights, Trademarks, Patents, and Nondisclosure Agreements

                          SCORE

  

July 9                Doing Business with the Federal Government: Certifications for Your Small Business                             

                          United States Small Business Administration

 

July 16              Developing a Winning Business Plan

                          Tennessee Small Business Development Center

                                                                                                                                

July 23               Pre-Business Planning Seminar

                           SCORE 

 

August 6            Financing Your Business the SBA Way

                           United States Small Business Administration

 

August 13          Small Business Start Up

                           Tennessee Small Business Development Center

 

August 20          Build Your Marketing Toolkit: A Marketing Framework for Small Businesses and Organizations

                           SCORE

 

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Part-Time Detailer – Frito Lay

The Frito Lay on-line job application system will be open for 1 Part Time Detailer position for the Memphis TN Distribution Center Location at 8:00 a.m. April 26th 2015.

Applications are only accepted on-line at www.fritolayemployment.com .

Once you have passed the standard test on-line, please verify that you have put your correct driver’s license #, birthday, and employment history.  The background check will be run through First Advantage and if the information is not correct this can delay the hiring process by as much as 2 weeks.                

 DETAILER (Sales Support/Stocker)

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

  • Under limited supervision, restocks products in customer locations during high volume and high traffic times on off days of Route Sales Representatives, pulling product from storage areas in ‘back of the store’.
  • Ensures products are properly displayed and rotated.  Clean and straighten shelves/racks, checking code dates, rotating product and removing unsaleables.
  • Employee may assist in assembling and disassembling temporary mobile displays. Limited contact with store customers and clients.
  • Decision making is moderate, which is governed by procedure while focused on daily operations.
  • Analyzes situation accurately, taking effective action; following written and oral instructions; organize and coordinate work; communicating tactfully and effectively, working independently in absence of direct supervision; ability to work under narrow time constraints; while maintaining effective work relations with those encountered in the course of employment.
  • Reliable transportation and driver’s license is required as well as proof of insurance coverage.
  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays, evenings.
  • Position is part time, 5-25 hours per week, days vary.
  • This job requires working in all weather conditions, a background investigation for work history and criminal record check, and the ability to  pass a drug test
  • This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Employees will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor. 

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to climb, push/pull, bend, stoop, and kneel for extended periods.  Ability to see (depth perception, near acuity and far acuity), drive a vehicle, lifting 15 – 40 pounds.

This position is classified as medium work.  It involves frequent lifting, up to 15 pounds.  On occasion, lifting of 40 pounds may be required.  Position requires frequent reaching, pushing/pulling, and use of fingers

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Outreach Coordinator – tnAchieves

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Serves as Outreach Coordinator for tnAchieves, a scholarship and mentoring program that works with students, parents, volunteers, high school guidance counselors, and various community and technical college representatives across Tennessee.  Coordinates efforts related to volunteer recruitment, training and retention.  Communicates directly with volunteers to ensure full understanding of responsibilities. Handles logistics for regional advisory council meetings and communication.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate efforts with volunteers and regional advisory councils
  • Communicate with volunteers
  • Maintain all volunteer databases
  • Prepare materials and handle logistics for regional advisory council meetings
  • Maintain master calendar and schedule all volunteer recruitment activities and trainings
  • Facilitate volunteer recruitment and trainings across the state
  • Identify community groups around the state
  • Assist in volunteer and advisory council event planning
  • Provide accurate reporting to Director of Community Partnerships and Executive Director
  • Process confidential and non-routine information

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Previous non-profit, higher education or volunteer coordination experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of higher education and barriers to higher education for underserved populations
  • Comprehension of financial aid processes
  • Ability to cultivate relationships
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Willingness to travel across the state when necessary
  • Confidence and comfort with public speaking

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  •  Number of volunteers recruited
  • Volunteer retention
  • Number of volunteer recruitment activities
  • Number of groups targeted for volunteer recruitment

RELATIONSHIPS: 

  • Directly reports to tnAchieves Director of Community Partnerships

COMPENSATION:

Salary ranges $30,000-33,000 based on experience.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter to maegan@tnachieves.org

Job Description

Job Title: tnAchieves Regional Coordinator

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Serves as one of six regional coordinators across the state for tnAchieves, a scholarship and mentoring program that works with students, parents, mentors, high school guidance counselors, and various community and technical college representatives. Coordinates all efforts in assigned region related to college access, including student and mentor recruitment.  Communicates directly with students, parents, and guidance counselors to ensure a successful transition from high school to college. Handles logistics for team meetings as well as FAFSA days.  tnAchieves serves as the partnering organization to Tennessee Promise in 84 counties.  This position would serve the East TN district.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Maintain databases relevant to region
  • Coordinate correspondence with high school students and parents
  • Prepare team meeting packets
  • Conduct team meetings at each high school
  • Attend college fairs, financial aid nights and senior meetings
  • Coordinate community service efforts
  • Provide accurate reporting of metrics
  • Serve as public advocate for program and raise awareness with community at large
  • Process confidential and non-routine information
  • Assist with mentor recruiting and trainings
  • Assist with student/mentor pairing
  • Assist with FAFSA Days

SPECIFICATIONS:

  •  Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Previous non-profit, higher education or volunteer coordination experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of higher education and barriers to higher education for underserved populations
  • Comprehension of financial aid processes
  • Ability to cultivate relationships
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Willingness to travel across the state when necessary
  • Preference given to individuals with non-profit or higher education experience

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  •  Number of applicants/percentage from high school
  • Percentage of target students (first generation and low income)
  • Number of applicants who FAFSA file
  • Percentage of applicants who enter college (both community college and other)
  • Percentage of students completing community service requirements

COMPENSATION:

Salary ranges $30,000-33,000 based on experience.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter to maegan@tnachieves.org.

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Latest City of Memphis Job Postings

Enclosed are the City of Memphis job postings for Wednesday, April 22, 2015:
 
·         Senior Investment Analyst                          Finance
·         Wellness Coordinator                                    Human Resources
·         Tractor Trailer Driver                                       Public Works
·         Master Mechanic                                             General Services
·         Golf Course Maintenance Foreman         Parks & Neighborhoods
·         Quality Program Coordinator                      Public Works
·         Traffic Counter                                                  Engineering
 
Durational Register
 
·         General Clerk / A                                             Public Works

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Johnson & Johnson Job Openings

Apply at http://jobs.jnj.com/search/?q=&q2=&title=&location=memphis%2C+tn&department=

Logistics Center Associate II (LCII) – 1st shift Job Memphis, TN, US Materials Management & Distribution  
SENIOR SUPERVISOR OPERATIONS (3rd Shift) Job Memphis, TN, US Warehousing  
Inventory Analyst Job Memphis, TN, US Inventory Planning/Co

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Motorcoach Operators (Bus Drivers) – Greyhound

Accelerate Your Career. Go Greyhound!

Motorcoach Operators
Now Hiring in Memphis

Steer your driving talent, commitment to safety and customer service focus to a company where your efforts get the most mileage: Greyhound. We’re going places, and so should you.
Come drive with us.

Greyhound proudly offers:

  • Free training (and money while you learn!)
  • Free travel passes
  • Competitive pay
  • Comprehensive benefits including 401(k)

APPLY ONLINE TODAY

GREYHOUND

Celebrating 100 Years as a Leader in Ground Transportation

Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply at https://www.greyhound.com/en/ApplyOnline.aspx

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Mud Island – Accepting Applications

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Now accepting applications for 2015 season!!

2015 Employment Questionnaire.pdf

  • Lobby Desk Attendant/Admissions Cashier
  • Concession Associate
  • Museum Interpreter/Tour Guide
  • Monorail Attendant/Greeter
  • Pedalboat Attendant
  • Retail Representative
  • Concessions Cook
  • Adventure Center Attendant

Please fax completed applications to 901-576-6666 or
Mail to 101 North Island Drive, Memphis, TN 38103 or
Email to info@mudisland.com
You may also drop off applications at the park Tuesday – Sunday.

http://mudisland.com/s-2-Employment.aspx

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Counselor and Teacher Openings – W.E.B. DuBois Charter Schools

web duboisThe W.E.B. DuBois Consortium of Charter Schools is a new organization of charter schools. We are cutting edge education at its best!! The W.E.B. DuBois Consortium of Charter Schools is an exciting and high-potential alternative in the broader spectrum of school reform that provides opportunities for underserved students and communities. Our theme-based curricular give teachers the freedom to try new strategies to inspire student achievement. Our students are immersed in real-world; hands-on learning environments which make education come to life! We are seeking passionate, innovative, and high-quality professionals who are looking to make a difference in the lives of children.
School Counselor – responsible for utilizing leadership, advocacy, and collaboration to promote student success; provide developmental, preventive, and remedial services; and respond to identified student needs by implementing a comprehensive school counseling program that addresses academic, social, emotional, and career development for all students.

Click Here for Full Job Description W.E.B. Dubois CSC Counselor Posting 2015
Teacher – responsible for professional instructions designed to prepare students for postsecondary education and to be competitive in a global workforce in the 21st century.

Click Here for Full Job Description W.E.B. Dubois CSC Teacher Posting 2015

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Memphis Goodwill Job Openings

 Goodwill

Current Job Openings – http://goodwillmemphis.org/hire/ 

  • Keyholder – Collierville
  • Good Partner Coach – Corporate
  • VAMC Asst Project Manager – VA Medical Center
  • VAMC Switchboard Operator – VA Medical Center
  • CDL Truck Drivers – Hernando Transportation Hub
  • Maintenance Technician – Hernando Transportation Hub
  • Dock Worker – Hernando Transportation Hub
  • Grounds Maintenance Worker – Shelby Farms
  • Donor Greeter – Oxford
  • Grader – Corinth, Oxford, Southaven
  • Hanger – Corinth
  • Sales Floor Team Member – Southaven
  • Cashier – Riverdale, Millington, Collierville, Stage, Austin Peay,  Oxford, Bargain Barn Outlet, Corinth, Hernando East, Southaven
  • Sales Associate – Riverdale, Millington, Collierville, Stage, Austin Peay
  • Production Associate – Riverdale, Millington, Collierville, Stage, Austin Peay
  • Attended Donation Center – Bargain Barn, New Albany, Bargain Barn Outlet, Stateline, Golden Oaks Bookstore, North Gloster
  • Pricer  – Southaven, Corinth
  • Janitor – IRS
  • ADC Attendant  – Floater, Atoka

Applications can be printed out and either emailed or mailed to Memphis Goodwill’s Corporate Offices at 6895 Stage Road, Memphis, TN 38133, or they can be dropped of at any of our retail locations.

To print out an application please click Employment Application & Self-Identity Form (Please forward application to hr@goodwillmemphis.org)

“We encourage those individuals with disabilities to apply for job opportunities at Memphis Goodwill.”

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Environmental Technician and Resident Assistant – Friends for Life

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JOB TITLE: Environmental Technician       DEPARTMENT: Housing & Facilities

STATUS: Full Time            REPORTS TO: Director of Housing and Facilities

SUMMARY:   The Friends for Life Corporation Environmental Technician will provide janitorial services for the agency’s properties

Full Job Description – Environmental Tech 4-2015

JOB TITLE: Aloysius New Beginnings (ANB) Supportive Housing Program Residential Assistant     STATUS: Part Time

REPORTS TO: Aloysius New Beginnings Supportive Housing Program Manager    DEPARTMENT: Housing

SUMMARY:  The Aloysius New Beginnings (ANB) Supportive Housing Program Residential Assistant will provide daily on site monitoring of the facility to insure the safety and security of the tenants and the facility.  The hours are Sat 7pm-Sun 7am, Sun 7pm-Mon 7am.

Full Job Description – Residential Assistant 4-2015

Contact Information and Procedure:
Mail, fax or e-mail application and resume along with a cover letter highlighting in detail skills and experience. Applications can be obtained at the FFL office or www.friendsforlifecorp.org/employment/

Email applications in Word or PDF only. Candidates will be selected for interviews on the basis of materials provided.  Not all candidates will necessarily receive an interview.  No telephone calls please.

Deadline for applications is:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED, but priority will be given to those applications received by April 22, 2015.

Send  Employment Application materials to:

Email:  gina.fortner@friendsforlifecorp.org

Mail:    Human Resources, Friends For Life, 43 N. Cleveland St., Memphis, TN 38104

Fax:        901-272-7458

*Position contingent upon continued grant funding- EEO/AA

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Forklift Drivers – Nike in Frayser

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Nike is looking to fill open positions in the Frayser area. They have close to 50 open positions for forklift drivers available with the following pay and schedules:

Pay: $13.27/hr

Shifts:

Tues through Friday

2nd Shift-

5:00pm to 3:30am (10 hours a shift)

Weekend Shifts Include:

Saturday-Monday

36 Hours total, but paid for 40 hours

1st shift=6:00am-6:00pm

And

2nd shift=6:00pm-6:00am

Applicants can go online and upload resume

www.jobs.nike.com

No felons

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Clarion Security Job Fair – 4/29/15

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Job Fair

Wednesday April 29, 2015  10:00am – 6:00pm

5496 Poplar Ave., Ste 3, Memphis, TN  38119

Hiring Armed and Unarmed Security Officers

  • Armed officers must have current TN Armed Security License and own weapon and duty gear.
  • Unarmed should have current unarmed security license but not required if 3 years of verifiable work history.

Full time and Part time positions

Applicants must be flexible for shifts/days must be available to work at least one week end day.

Bring Valid Driver’s License and Social Security Card (or Birth Certificate) or Passport

Clarion will also take applications in the office Tue-Thu  8:30am – 4:00pm or online at www.clarionsecurity.com

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Job Openings-Hooks Job Corp

ME – Residential Advisor (Prime) 04/15/2015 39-9041

Employer: Benjamin Hooks Job Corps Center
Job Location: Memphis – Shelby County
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary Range: Competitive
Benefits: Paid Vacation, Holidays, Medical, Dental/Vision, Life Insurance, STA, 401k

Description:

General Function: Provide guidance, direction and supervision to students in the assigned dormitory in accordance with PHR Chapter 3; 3.16. Assist students in achievement of academic, career technical training, and employability goals. Assist students in development of self-management, independent living and community living skills. Model workplace expectations, and mentor and monitor students in achieving the Career Success Standards competencies.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A High School Diploma or equivalent required. Education above the high school level with experience working with youth in a residential setting preferred. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: • Effective verbal and written communication skills; Effective organization skills; • Effective interpersonal skills LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES: A valid Regular Driver License is required. DAYS/HOURS: Tuesday – Saturday: 2:45PM-11:45PM Friday and Saturday: OFF Interested internal applicants may forward an updated resume and appropriate credentials to: Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps Center ATTN: Human Resources 1555 McAlister Drive Memphis, TN 38116 Visit our website at http://www.minactjobs.com Your application will not be considered if you fail to meet the required deadline. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Veterans/ Disability MINACT is a Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans

Manager of Wellness Center 04/16/2015 11-9111

Employer: Benjamin Hooks Job Corps Center
Job Location: Memphis – Shelby County
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary Range: Competitive
Benefits: Paid Vacation, Holidays, Medical, Dental/Vision, Life Insurance, STA, 401k

Description:

General Function: Plans, implements and controls the Center’s Health Services Program including Medical, Dental, Mental Health, Pdregnancy, Drug Abuse, Sickle Cell and Optometrical care. Coordinates the professional staff services, including the physician, dentist, dental hygienist, dental assistant, mental health consultant and optometrist.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Tennessee and have a minimum of three years of experience in a hospital, physician’s office or public health setting.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: • Effective verbal and written communication skills; Effective organization skills; • Effective interpersonal skills Classroom instruction and curriculum development  Must be confidential

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES: Certificate in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. A valid Regular Driver License is required.

DAYS/HOURS: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 7:45 am – 4:45 pm; Wednesday 10 am – 7pm;  OFF  Saturday and Sunday  NOTE: Nurse Manager on call as needed.

Interested internal applicants may forward an updated resume and appropriate credentials to: Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps Center ATTN: Human Resources 1555 McAlister Drive Memphis, TN 38116 Visit our website at http://www.minactjobs.com Your application will not be considered if you fail to meet the required deadline. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Veterans/ Disability MINACT is a Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans

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Rejoining the Workforce – Poplar White Station Library 4/20/15

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Office Administrative Assistant – Community Alliance for the Homeless

Community Alliance for the Homeless

Job Title: Office Administrative Assistant

Effective Date: Immediate

Reports to: Executive Director

Directly Supervises: None

Status: Full Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Job Summary

Supports the Director and Executive Staff with general office duties; generates communication and education materials to promote awareness of and support for the Action Plan to End Homelessness.

Click Here for Full Job Description: CAH-Office Manager and Communications Specialist Job Description

POSTING DATE

April 13, 2015 – April 30, 2015

Community Alliance for the Homeless

44 N 2ND St., Suite 302  Memphis, TN 38103-2269

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