Daily Archives: April 16, 2012

Teen Volunteer Expo 4/30/12 @ Central Library

Mid-South Teen Volunteer EXPO

Monday, April 30, 2012 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN  38111

The Mid-South Teen Volunteer EXPO gives teens the opportunity to connect with local non-profit agencies who are seeking teen volunteers to serve at their agency. Teens, this is a perfect way to spend your summer making an impact in your community. As a Mid-South Teen Summer Volunteer, you would have the opportunity to volunteer at variety of agencies addressing different social issues such as hunger, animals, arts, seniors and more. There are numerous opportunities for you to choose!

If you would like more information about the Mid-South Teen Volunteer EXPO, or if you would like to receive email updates about upcoming Mid-South Teen Volunteer opportunities, please contact Volunteer Mid-South’s Program Coordinator.

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Small Business Start Up: Laws and Taxes – April 19th @ 6pm

The workshop will cover legal aspects, taxes, and employee issues.

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2012 – 6:00pm
 
Library: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
 
Type of Event: Financial Workshops
 
Audience: Adults

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College Collage @ Central Library 4/20/12

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Cohen: New Minority Business Center Coming to Memphis

http://cohen.house.gov/press-release/cohen-new-minority-business-center-coming-memphis

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Congressman Steve Cohen – Telephone Town Hall on April 17

Telephone Town Hall on Jobs, the Economy, & Other Important Issues

Tuesday, April 17

From 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. CT

If you are a resident of District 9 and would like to participate in my Telephone Town Hall, please sign up here.

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by | April 16, 2012 · 11:21 AM

Telephone Town Hall on Jobs, the Economy, & Other Important Issues w/ Congressman Cohen

You are invited to participate in U.S. Congressman Steve Cohen’s
Telephone Town Hall on Jobs, the Economy, & Other Important Issues

Tuesday, April 17

From 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. CT

If you are a resident of District 9 and would like to participate in my Telephone Town Hall, please sign up here.

http://cohenforms.house.gov/news/email/show.aspx?ID=RQD2IBFKH4JH7Z74SIONMYJHKA

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Work/Life Balance

Was a Better Work-Life Balance on Your New Year’s Resolution List?

Click here for full article: Greater Memphis Chamber – Newsroom.

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Dress for Success-Going Places Network Orientation 4/19/12

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by | April 16, 2012 · 10:29 AM

Family Safety Center Job Openings

Family Safety Center Job Openings

 

TITLE:            FSC Center Navigator

                       

REPORTS TO: Program Operations Director of FSC of Memphis and Shelby County

 

OVERVIEW:   The Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County (FSC) is an initiative of the Shelby County Crime Commission, Operation: Safe Community, Strategy 14. As a result of that initiative, the FSC collaborates with more than 20 government and community agencies to offer holistic support services to victims of intimate partner violence. Our mission is to effectively combine civil, criminal, health and social services in one location in a seamless delivery of services.

 

The Center Navigator position will be the gateway for which clients enter the FSC’s system of delivery of services. The Intake procedure is designed to create a non-intrusive way in which to efficiently and effectively process a client through the FSC. This person provides consultation, case management and information as a referral, completes necessary administrative records pertaining to work related activities and follow up with assigned clients.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Conduct an intake needs assessment for the client requesting service.
  • Coordinate and connect the client to the appropriate agency based on the outcomes of the needs assessment.
  • Coordinate schedules for appointments with partner agencies and clients. Assist with following up for missed appointments.
  • Provides and secures information from FSC partner agencies based on client needs
  • Assists FSC partners with client information and makes referrals to community agencies when appropriate
  • Follow up with clients that receive services from the FSC in a timely manner.
  • Assure that children receive child care while the client is receiving services at the FSC. 

 

Provides consultation and case management

  • Consult with appropriate FSC staff and partner agencies staff regarding client needs and problems.
  • Completes the Lethality Assessment during intake.
  • Assists in consultation and education services to other agencies and organizations.
  • Regularly attends FSC staff meetings.

Completes all administrative records pertaining to work related activities and assigned caseloads

  • Establishes and maintains clients records and complies with all requirements related to documentation of services rendered.
  • Completes clients’ statistical documentation/reports by established deadlines.
  • Prepares and submits proper summaries and reports to other agencies and professionals promptly and in accordance with confidentiality protocols.

Assists with and participates in professional development activities and client and community outreach

  • Assists with the organization, preparation and provision of professional development activities for FSC and other professionals.
  • Obtains mandatory continued learning education hours annually.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Ability to thoughtfully communicate with and respectfully engage diverse with the client and partner agencies.
  • Direct experience working with government and/or local community agencies.
  •  A Bachelor’s degree required. Masters level training in Criminal Justice or Social Work preferred. Minimum of two years’ experience with responsibilities relevant to duties.
  • Working knowledge domestic violence dynamics and its impact on children and families.
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of children and families from different cultural backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Working knowledge of alcohol and drug abuse and its impact on children and families. 
  • Demonstrated computer experience with word processing or varied software required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to excel at details, multi-tasking and working under pressure.
  • Must have some experience and skilled in the use of software programs such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and can work as a member of a team

 

Salary: 

Approximate salary $30,000-$34,600 

Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County

1750 Madison, Suite 600

Memphis, TN 38104

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Job Description

Family Safety Center Child Care Worker

 

Job Title:
Family Safety Center Child Care Worker

 

Reports to:

Executive Director

 

Job Purpose:   To greet families visiting the Family Safety Center and provide supervision for children in the child care waiting area.


Skills and Qualification:

High school diploma required.  At least 2 years experience in child care, social services, or other related field.  Good relationship skills; sensitivity to cultural/ ethnic differences; and ability to work as part of a team. 

 

Experience & Knowledge:

 

  • Welcome children and their families who come to the FSC for services provided to families that have been exposed to family violence.
  • Works closely with FSC and its direct service providers to provide seamless service for visitors while at the agency, linking children and adults with appropriate staff.
  • Provide Agency Orientation to families arriving at the Center for the first time.
  • Engage children and care for the children while their parents meet with FSC Center Navigators and direct service providers.
  • Monitor and maintain the playroom for safety and appearance, in accordance with agency standards
  • Complete required reports and minimal data entry, as needed
  • Other duties as directed.
  • A minimum of 12-hours in-service training is required.  Attendance at conferences and workshops may be included as part of the 12-hour minimum.  Six hours of the annual training must be provided by sources outside of the agency.
  • Regularly attends FSC Staff meetings
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

Salary

$23,500 – $24,780 (commensurate with experience)

 

Applicant must be able to successfully complete background investigation, including fingerprinting. 

 

Classification descriptions are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in this class and are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. 

 

Resumes along with a letter of interest should be directed to:

Rubbie N. King

Program Operations Director

1750 Madison, Suite 600

Memphis, TN 38104

 Or via email

rubbie@familysafetycenter.org

 

The deadline for submitting resumes is no later than 4:30 p.m., Friday, April 13, 2012

 

The Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County is an equal opportunity employer.

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Navy Exchange (NEX) Listings

Apply on line for consideration and for a full view of the job description at www.NavyExchange.Jobs

SALES CLERK (Fine Jewelry)
United States-Tennessee-Memphis
Job Posting: Apr 11, 2012 – Requisition ID: 1200009H

LOSS PREVENTION/SAFETY INVEST (DETECTIVE)
United States-Tennessee-Memphis
Job Posting: Apr 13, 2012 – Requisition ID: 1200009Z

STORE WORKER (Package Store)
United States-Tennessee-Memphis
Job Posting: Apr 5, 2012 – Requisition ID: 1200007Y

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