Daily Archives: January 23, 2014

Memphis Youth Ambassadors Program – Accepting Applications through 2/28/14


MEMPHIS, TN-Memphis Mayor A C Wharton, Jr. and the City of Memphis Office of Youth Services Memphis Ambassadors Program (MAP) announce the official new applicant enrollment period for students entering the 10th, 11th, and 12th grades during the fall of 2014. Applicants must complete the online application during the application period from January 1st – February 28th. Using a random computer-based lottery process, applicants will be selected by Memphis City Council Districts and given a rank. The highest ranking applicants per City Council District will be invited to an interview. Interviews will take place in March. More information http://www.cityofmemphisyouth.org/map.html.


The Memphis Ambassador’s Program (MAP) is a year-round enrichment program that targets area youth in grades 10, 11 and 12. MAP integrates community, business and neighborhood alliances and provides a curriculum based on four core values: Education, Health, Civic and Social Responsibility and Employability. The applicants are chosen from all 7 Memphis City Council Districts. The program operattes out of 8 community sites: Raleigh Community Center, Hickory Hill Community Center, Whitehaven Community Center, Glenview Community Center, Gaisman Community Center, Westwood Community Center, Bickford Community Center and Soulsville Towne Center.

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USDA Commodities Distribution Jan 27-31, 2014

                     midsouth_food_bank_logo_TWSHELSN       Mid-South Food Bank announces today that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed to eligible area residents for Memphis and Shelby County on JANUARY 27-31, 2014


38106  St. Jude Baptist Church                   853 East Trigg                         8:08 AM

38109  Charles E Powell Comm. Center  810 Western Park                     10:30 PM



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**All Commodities will be distributed at all locations from start time until completion of distribution.

**Please note if your zip code is not listed, look in next Sunday’s edition of The Commercial Appeal newspaper or call (901)527-0841.


               2014 Commodity Card Registration Schedule 


United Methodist Neighborhood –Scott Center

3000 Walnut Grove                                    9:00 AM-12:00 Noon

Eligibility will be based on all household income not in excess of the State-established

maximum percentage of the poverty line for the appropriate household size.  Also, anyone receiving aid from one of the following programs is eligible for USDA commodities: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly known as Food Stamps), Families First, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or documented residence in public housing.  All documents must be current for fiscal year 2014.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  


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Job Listings from LPBC 1/20/14

NEW – Solar-Tech Glass Tinting & Graphics is currently interviewing for Sales positions within their Architectural Finishes and Corporate Signage division.   Their mission is to work with customers new and old while providing them cost effective solutions that complement their interior /exterior office space, while maintaining the consistency of their brands.   Experience Necessary:  Creativity a must! Self-sufficient, motivated, able to read blue prints and create sign schedules. Strong relationships with Interior Designers and Architects a plus.  Please email resume to pam@gosolar-tech.com.


NEW – CB Richard Ellis Memphis is looking for a Maintenance Mechanic.  Exceptional vision and rapid response have made CBRE the world’s leading commercial real estate services company. Our finest products are the knowledge and expertise of our employees, and we have, without argument, the best people in the business. Our Memphis office serves real estate owners, investors and tenants by providing property management, leasing, investment sales, tenant representation, and corporate services.  CBRE Memphis is seeking experienced building maintenance professionals to provide exceptional tenant service, teamwork, and client relationships.  Our Maintenance Mechanics oversee the day-to-day maintenance and repair of all building systems, structures, and grounds.  Duties Include: • Assist with performing service and operational requirements of the building systems including but not limited to, the energy management system, life safety system, boiler system, HVAC system, generator system, and fire pump system. • Repairs to electrical systems, troubleshooting equipment, motor replacement, contactor replacement, lighting and ballast replacements. • Perform or assist with minor carpentry and plumbing repairs, painting projects, preventative maintenance program. • Analysis and documentation of water treatment systems. •        Perform janitorial, landscaping and snow removal projects. • Maintain and manage Angus Maintenance and Work order Program.  Requirements: • Must be able to climb multiple flights of stairs. • Must be able to lift, carry, push and pull up to a maximum of fifty pounds. • Ability to work from ladders and lifts at heights in excess of eight feet. •        Ability and willingness to learn how to use electrical test meters, calibration equipment, carpentry tools, and power tools such as drills, saws, grinders, and table saws. •  Ability to assist with procedures to operate building access card systems, fire alarm systems, and energy management systems. • Ability to work overtime when required or requested. Location: Memphis, TN.  Industries: Commercial Real Estate/Maintenance.  Job Type: Employee/Full-time.  Years of Experience: 2 to 5 years.  Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager).  For consideration submit resume along with compensation requirements to: careers@cbrememphis.com.


NEW – The Exchange Club Family Center is looking for independent contractual workers to be an In-Home Family Services Provider (FSP) for children and families referred for intensive services through the TN Department of Children’s Services.  They are seeking Master’s level Counselors and Social Workers with at least one (1) year of clinical experience working with youth and families.  Relevant experience includes providing individual/family counseling, domestic violence counseling, sexual and/or other abuse counseling, grief counseling, behavior modification, anger management, and/or parenting education.  Those interested must also have experience with evidence-based curriculum and best practice models.  Applicants must poses strong organizational and time management skills; pay attention to detail; have excellent written, verbal and oral skills; be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously; and have access to a computer, printer, and internet service.  Reliable transportation is a must and a favorable driving record is required. Program Overview: In-Home Therapeutic Family Services provide short-term, highly intensive, home-based services designed to protect, treat, and support youth and families.  FSPs are closely supervised by licensed clinical agency staff and provide a wide range of flexible and responsible services that are skill building, teaching and modeling, advocacy, and crisis management focused.  These services will help the FSP and family attain individualized goals for each individual family and may include life development skills, anger management, parent education, conflict resolution training, family violence intervention, and/or other services not covered by TNCARE.  Position Description: Under the contractual agreement, FSPs will receive remuneration only for face-to-face counseling and intervention services with the client.   The schedule is non-traditional, but flexible and based around the clients’ and contractor’s availability.  Responsibilities include: • Carry a minimum caseload of two (2) cases per month; • Develop initial needs assessments, individualized service plans, activity logs, session notes, and monthly summaries as well as maintain high quality and timely documentation of all case work; • Provide a minimum of one (1) face-to-face counseling session per week in the home, school and other natural environments that are most convenient to each client/family; •          Provide advocacy and referrals for community resources that fit the families’ needs; • Assist families in developing an information support system to ensure long-term stability for the family; • Provide weekly updates to DCS and maintain weekly supervision/consultation with ECFC clinical supervisor; • Provide 24-hour emergency response and crisis intervention as needed; • Attend all required meetings and trainings including requested court appearances, Child and Family Team Meetings, group trainings, etc.  This is an independent contractual position and is not an employment opportunity with The Exchange Club Family Center or The TN Department of Children’s Services.  If this is something you are interested in please email a copy of your résumé to epittman@exchangeclub.net.


NEW – Premier Packaging is seeking a Production/Receiving Supervisor.  Seeking a candidate with 4-6 years or production supervisory experience.  Job duties include scheduling, daily reporting, inbound verification, inventory control and overall management of the production staff.  Must have excellent computer and communication skills.  Salaried position with benefits.  Send resume to: bmcneil@premierpackaging.com.


The Salvation Army Memphis is currently seeking a Public Relations Manager.  Brief Description: Plans, directs, monitors and evaluates all public relations/community relations functions (written communications, media relations, promotions) for the Area Command (Purdue Center of Hope, Winchester Corps, Kroc Center and Adult Rehabilitation Center) to ensure that The Salvation Army  maintains a favorable and positive image in the community; develops and implements a yearly communication plan fully integrating all media to support the growth strategies of The Salvation Army; serves as liaison to all media entities to ensure the desired message is communicated; manages electronic media, including e-newsletter, website, social media; prepares news documents for media dissemination and education; promotes and assists with Christmas season activities and other special events.  Physical and Mental Capabilities: Ability to meet attendance requirements.  Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.  Ability to speak before large groups in person, by radio and television.  Ability to travel to various locations in order to participate in public meetings, conferences, etc.   Duties are usually performed seated.  Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.  Special Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Requirements: Knowledge of public relations, media and marketing.  Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.  Ability to speak before large groups in person, by radio and television.  Education and Experience Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Public Relations, Communications, or a related field.  Three to five years progressively responsible experience coordinating public relations/communications  activities, including writing, media relations and promotions, i.e. managing social media and communications, public relations strategy development, graphic design, website management.  Or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church.   Its message is based on the Bible.   Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.  Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.  Please forward cover letter and resume to inetta_rogers@uss.salvatiomarmy.org or fax to (901) 543-8599.


YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South is seeking a Digital Communications Manager.  Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Digital Communications Manager will proactively develop and execute the YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South’s digital/online marketing strategy for all of the organization’s digital media platforms, including the website, social media sites, and permission-based email marketing systems, in an effort to evolve and elevate the Y’s digital presence and increase community engagement/participation in membership and programs.   Please click here to download the full job description: http://j.mp/1acOFQ7.  Submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to Angela Wallace by January 31, 2014 at awallace@ymcamemphis.org.  Please include position title in the subject line.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls please.


NSA, LLC (The Juice Plus Company) is seeking a Director, Human Resources.  Summary: Directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the Human Resources function.   As a strategic partner, the HR Director aligns business objectives with employees and management in designated business units.   They serve as a consultant to management on Human Resource related issues.  The Director assesses and anticipates HR-related needs. Communicating needs proactively with our HR department and business management, the director seeks to develop integrated solutions. The Director also formulates partnerships across the business units to deliver value added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization.  Primary Duties and Responsibilities: • Assigns and oversees staff operations, business planning and budget development of HR programs. • Manages all human resources initiatives; recruitment, compensation, benefits, training and employee relations of the NSA organization. • Ensure policies, procedures and HR programs are consistently administered, aligned with organizational goals and are in compliance with professional standards and laws. • Annually reviews and makes recommendations to Executive Management for improvement of policies, procedures, and practices on personnel matters. • Maintains knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and insures compliance. • Communicates changes in personnel policies and procedures and insure proper compliance is followed. • Develops and maintains a human resources system that meets personnel information needs.  • Supervises the staff of the Human Resources Department. • Participates on committees and special projects and seeks additional responsibilities.  Minimum Job Requirements: The Director of Human Resources must possess the following knowledge, skills, abilities and personal characteristics. • Strong ability to build rapport and relationships throughout all levels of the organization. • Excellent leadership and strategic capability; high integrity. • Strong coaching, listening and change management skills. • Ability to work with all levels of the organization and can be seen as a credible leader, thought partner, and highly respected in the organization. •   Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner.  Skilled in group facilitation. • Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Must be a team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills associated with developing trusting relationships.  •  Must be detailed, accurate, well organized and able to multi-task. • Ability to work with interruptions while maintaining accuracy of projects.  Experience & Education: • Bachelor’s Degree • Professional HR Designation (e.g. PHR, SPHR) • 10+ years of progressive Human Resources experience and leadership capability in multi plant international organization • Develop and manage the HR team effectiveness/strong people management skills • Very organized and structured work style. • Confident with interactions with executive leadership in the region and other corporate leaders.  Physical Requirements: • Ability to sit/stand for long periods of time • Ability to function well in tense situations.  Disclaimer: This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not a comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, task and duties.  Please send resume and cover letter to p.harness@juiceplus.com.


W.M. Barr is looking for a Senior Accountant.  Position Summary: This position will perform both complex and detailed activities in maintaining the financial records and systems of WM Barr, including related analysis.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Division Controller. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Responsible for preparing monthly financial statements, such as monthly balance sheet, income statement, cash flow, capital expenditures, and other supporting schedules. • Prepare and process month end journal entries, utilizing various monthly activity detail and summary reports in routine calculations as well as analyze results for legitimacy. • Maintains PC based fixed asset system, including managing capital expenditure detail and adhering to prescribed accounting procedures for acquisition, placed-in-service and disposal. • Reconciles general ledger accounts to their related subsidiary ledgers routinely as well as analyzes for accuracy and completeness. • Assists independent auditors at year end by preparing schedules and providing explanations of supporting materials and procedures. • Primary Company liaison for G/L data i.e. cost center reports for department heads, internal support for A/R and A/P personnel within the department. • Prepares sales tax returns and provides CPA with relevant income tax information. • Provides support such as schedules, data, information, etc. for the annual budget process. • Daily responsibilities include Cash Position Report to Management  and online bank transactions. • Maintains records of all financial documents with appropriate supporting material; updates records as necessary. • May assist with general cost accounting activities and assist in other projects related to the daily administration of the Finance department.  • Recommends, designs, and implements any necessary department controls and procedures. • Performs special projects and other assignments as directed by manager.  Qualifications/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required (MBA or CPA a plus); four to six years experience preparing and maintaining accounting records and statements, including related analysis, is also required; must have working knowledge of Accounting theory, principles, and practices.  Must have excellent command of accounting concepts and generally accepted accounting principles and a demonstrated ability to analyze results; must have good organization and interpersonal skills; be able to clearly communicate findings both orally and in writing; proficiency in the use of personal computers and various software applications including spreadsheets, word processing and presentations (Microsoft Office a plus); must have a demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple work assignments and multitask in a fast paced, demanding work environment; detail oriented and proficiency in problem-solving and analytical skills a must.  Work Environment/Physical Demands/Travel: • Typical office environment with moderate noise level. • Ability to sit, stand, walk, reach, talk, see, and hear for extended periods of time; must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds; specific vision abilities include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports, governmental regulations, common scientific and technical journals, and legal documents.  Ability to respond verbally and in writing to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to effectively present information to top management and large employee groups. •  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical or complex instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. This job description reflects management’s assignment.   Please send resume and cover letter: deborah_atkinson@wmbarr.com.


The Soulsville Charter School is seeking great Classroom Teachers for the 2014-2015 school year who will go the extra mile to ensure that their students achieve at high levels.  Begun in 2005, The Soulsville Charter School (TSCS)’s mission is to prepare students for success in college and life in an academically rigorous, music-rich environment.  Located in the inner-city neighborhood of Soulsville,USA, in Memphis, TN, TSCS is adjacent to the site of historic Stax Records, where the Stax Museum of American Soul Music now celebrates and preserves the Stax story. TSCS began with 60 students in sixth grade and has since grown to serve 480+ students in grades 6-12 with about a third of the students living in the Soulsville community.  TSCS is a tuition-free, public charter school that is about changing kids’ life trajectories.  To learn more about the school and openings, as well as apply visit www.thesoulsvillecharterschool.org and click “Join our Team.”


Oasis of Hope, Inc. has a current Part-Time opening for a Senior Center Director.  Oasis of Hope is a nonprofit that Hope Presbyterian started several years ago that serves the North Memphis area.  Position Summary: Maintaining an environment for senior citizens that promotes and teaches independence and self-sufficiency and enables the senior to maintain dignity as they age.  Qualifications: Completion of high school or general equivalency is required; Completion of post-secondary education in a related field is desired; Must hold a valid Tennessee Drivers License and proof of insurance; Must submit to and pass a criminal records check; Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs is desired; Must have administrative experience with budgets and bookkeeping; Must have understanding of the elderly and issues faced by this demographic; Must have documented stable work history that indicates punctuality and a dedication to superior performance of assigned duties; Must have strong organizational skills; Must have knowledge of filing systems.  Essential functions and responsibilities: Oversee and evaluate all daily programs and delivery needs for seniors (activities, exercise, speakers, entertainment, trip outings and education) Personnel management (hire, evaluate, counsel employees; approve pay hours); Record Management; Write reports, budgets, and grant applications as needed; Attend meetings for professional development and networking to assist in program delivery to meet the needs of the senior population; Oversee the purchasing needs of the center for the seniors; Monitor reporting of senior activities and attendance to ensure compliance with the Aging Commission; Responsible for all equipment and items purchased for the seniors out of the budget; Make sure that the seniors needs are met, being available for conversation and referrals for other support as needed; Be available to transport seniors as needed to important functions; Maintain a positive relationship with Hope Church, City Parks and Recreation and M.I.F.A.; Do whatever, whenever it needs to be done in order to assure that the center runs as efficiently as possible.  To apply: Email résumé to Terry Hoff, Executive Director of Oasis of Hope, Inc. at                 terry@oasis-of-hope.com.  Or fax résumé to 901-527-0053.  References required.


The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is accepting applications for chief operating officer (COO).  The COO of the Brooks, an esteemed 97-year old encyclopedic art museum and mid-South community institution, will oversee the daily operations of the museum, including policies and protocols, vendor relations, insurance and contracts, staff training, human resources, facilities maintenance and capital projects, technology infrastructure, the Brushmark restaurant and catering business, the Brooks museum store, and accordant budgets and revenue goals.  Reporting to the museum director as part of the museum’s senior leadership team, the ideal candidate will thrive by serving others through the Brooks’ public service mission, will take pride in the educational and transformative work of the museum, and will be highly flexible and adaptable.  Experience in managing during a capital campaign and capital project is desirable.   Required qualifications include demonstrated senior project management experience, budgeting expertise, executive business leadership credentials, proven understanding of the nonprofit sector, unwavering integrity, skill in sustaining a healthy learning-centered workplace, and the ability to achieve organizational strength and fiscal balance in a mission-based environment.  Senior management, operations, and/or finance experience required (10+ years).  Minimum of bachelor’s degree with appropriate experience.  Graduate degree in applicable field preferred.  Inquiries and resumes will be accepted by mail or email only to resumes@brooksmuseum.org or Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Avenue, Memphis TN 38104.  No phone calls please.


Champion Awards & Apparel has a current job opening for a Graphic Designer.  “Are you that fun, happy, talented graphic designer that can talk to customers?  If so, you may be a perfect addition to TshirtChampions.com!  This is the newest division of Champion Awards & Apparel, the Mid-South’s oldest and best screenprinter and embroiderer.  Must have 3-5 years Adobe Illustrator graphic design experience.   Know how to write and spell!   We have a close knit family of designers and team members and we are looking for that special person to help us grow.  Begin at $14.00+ an hour plus wonderful benefits including Major/Medical package. Please send resume and portfolio to our VP of Customer Care, brandon@gochampion.net.”


The Memphis Redbirds have a job opening in the Corporate Advertising Sales department.  To be qualified for the position, candidates must have a minimum of 3 to 5 years sales experience, preferably in a sports/media or advertising environment.   Have a BA/BS in Business, Marketing, or Communications.  Effective telephone, computer and organizational skills with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Ability to travel and develop leads as required.  If interested please send resumes to derek.goldfarb@memphisredbirds.com.


Cannon Wright Blount LLC is seeking to hire an Accountant.  Cannon Wright Blount is a medium-sized consulting and accounting firm that has served businesses and individuals in the Memphis and Mid-South Area for over 10 years.  Seeking an experienced accountant for staffing services department.  Responsibilities: Accounts Payable, Payroll, General Ledger, Financial Statement Preparation, Sales Tax and Reconciliation of Bank Accounts for multiple clients. Skills Required: 3-5 years accounting/full-charge bookkeeping experience, QuickBooks software experience.  Compensation and Benefits: Compensation commensurate with experience, Health & Life Insurance, 401(k) Plan, Cafeteria Plan.  Email resume hr@cannonwrightblount.com or Fax (901) 685-7569.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis are looking for a Soft Skills Instructor.  Seeking two part-time instructors to teach soft-skills/job readiness training (e.g. resume’ writing, interviewing techniques), professional dress, effective communication, customer service and conflict resolution, money management, time management, job application completion and computer skills such including Microsoft Office basics to “at-risk” youth ages 16 to 21.  Soft skills instructors play a pivotal role in preparing trainees for the workforce. Read the full description here.   Candidates should email their cover letter and resume to Crystal Caulfield,  crystalh@bgcm.org. No calls please.

Bella Caffe at Mitsubishi is looking for a well -qualified Cafeteria Cook. Duties will include cooking and serving breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday. Must have commercial cooking experience and own means of transportation.  No non-kitchen positions available.  Please send resumes to sheri.monroe65@gmail.com


MBI is currently seeking a Workspace Consultant for New Business Development to join their team.  MBI uses their knowledge of how people work, their customers’ needs and current business issues to provide creative, high performing work spaces.  Ideal Profile:  Self motivated, resourceful, quick study, relationship driven, multi-tasker, strong work ethic, high energy, positive, assertive, detail oriented, strategic, team player, persistent, resilient.  Knowledge: Prospecting, probing, influencing, closing.  Comfortable with technology, at ease with C-level executives, consultative selling, creating and delivering presentations, familiar with contracts and proposals.  Knowledge of the industry a plus, but not required.  Email resumes to Apply@GoMBI.com


Emergency Mobile Health Care has an immediate opening for a Medical Billing Specialist and a Call Center Customer Service Rep.   The Medical Billing Specialist will handle medical coding, accounts receivable, insurance verification, and collections.  Must be able to type 45 wpm, able to work some nights and weekend, and be a team player.  For the Call Center Customer Service Rep, the individual must be able to answer multiple lines, multitask, know medical terminology, able to type 45 wpm, work rotating shifts and some nights and weekends, and be a team player.  Interested applicants must apply in person at EMHC Headquarters at 6972 Appling Farms Parkway, Ste 110, Memphis, TN 38133.


NovaCopy is seeking an aspiring Sales Person to shadow their sales team and to help make calls, set introductory appointments, assist in training, etc.  This person has the possibility to gain control of a territory in a sales position over time.  Experience is not required, but applicants should be self motivated, detail oriented, and have the ability to learn quickly.  Submit resumes to Marty Wood at marty.wood@novacopy.com.


The Workforce Investment Network (WIN) has posted a number of new positions from various companies.  Interested candidates should electronically post their resume at www.WINrecruits.com.  You must upload your resume for registration to complete.  It is a FREE government service helping both companies find quality employees and individuals find gainful employment.   Once their resume is posted, they may also be considered for other employment opportunities that have come to the WIN’s attention.

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Bi-Lingual Health Educator – Planned Parenthood

POST Job Description Bilingual Health Educator-Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR)


Reports to: Vice President of Education

Job Classification: Full Time, Salaried 

Summary Description: Develops, coordinates, and facilitates HIV testing and educational programming that is both culturally-appropriate and age-appropriate for Hispanic teens and adults in the MidSouth; Cultivates and maintains productive relationships with other agencies and youth-service organizations serving the Hispanic community and creates opportunities to provide education and HIV testing.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Provides HIV testing, counseling, and RESPECT counseling to PPGMR’s Hispanic Outreach and Health Center clients.
  2. Runs a network of HIV testing community locations, including locations that require weekly after-hours testing.
  3. Cultivates and maintains relationships with agencies and service providers in the community with a particular focus on creating opportunities to provide outreach education and HIV testing to Spanish-speaking clients.
  4. Supports staff in creating educational materials and experiences linguistically and culturally appropriate for Spanish-speaking clients
  5. Attends training programs, seminars, conferences, and other meetings relating to the delivery of HIV related services
  6. Maintains accurate records of HIV testing, client care and referral, education, and outreach activities.
  7. Perform other duties as directed

Job Qualifications:

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in health, education, counseling or related area preferred, fluency in Spanish required.

Experience:  1-2 years of experience in health promotion with Spanish-speaking clients strongly preferred; sexual and/or reproductive health experience preferred

Skills:  Ability to work independently and communicate effectively with youth, parents, community leaders, facilitation, organization, program development, and marketing skills.

Additional Requirements: Demonstrates in cover letter ability to conduct HIV testing and education in Spanish and English

Special Requirements: Committed to Planned Parenthood’s goals and ideals.  Knowledge of family planning and sexual health, HIV/AIDS strongly preferred; accepts a flexible work schedule that includes regular night hours; must have an automobile with current driver’s license and insurance; physically able to lift and carry 25 lbs.

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to Elokin CaPece at ecapece@ppgmr.org .


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Scholarship Information from CFGM

The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis administers a variety of scholarship funds for students attending post-secondary institutions of higher learning.   For information on the current scholarships, eligibility criteria, deadlines, etc., see


or contact Vanessa Langston, CFGM Grants and Initiatives Associate, at vlangston@cfgm.org .

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Lowe’s of Memphis is Hiring

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Onyx Medical Job Fair 1/28/14

Onyx Medical Corporation Job Fair

January 28, 2014
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
TUESDAY, JANUARY 28: Onyx Medical Corporation will hold a job fair for current and growth positions from 3 to 7 p.m. at 1800 N. Shelby Oaks Drive. Hourly and salaried positions under consideration include skilled CNC machinists and machine operators, as well as a Quality Technician and IT/Software Developer. Complete job descriptions and application available at www.onyxmedical.net. Previous medical or other precision-manufacturing experience required. Space is limited to first 100 qualified applicants. Onyx is a privately-held, Memphis-based medical devices manufacturer. For more information, call 901/323-6699.
An equal opportunity employer.
source: Greater Memphis Chamber

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Central Defense Security Recruitment Event 1/23/14

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