Daily Archives: December 13, 2018

Associated Wholesale Grocers Job Fair 12/19/18




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Administrative Assistant – RISE Foundation

RISE Foundation, Inc. Position Announcement – December 12, 2018 

RISE is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

Job Title/Department: Administrative Assistant 

Location:2650 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Suite 2400   Memphis, TN 38118 

Status/Recruitment:Part-time, Non-Exempt, Up to 20 hours per week 

Closing Date: Position open until filled  

Projected Start Date:Immediately  

Hourly Rate:$15+ per hour depending on experience 

How to Apply:  Submit a resume and three (3) professional references to Shelia Terrell, Chief Operations Officer, via email at humanresources@risememphis.org. Priority consideration given to those who apply by Friday, December 21, 2018.  The position will remain open until filled.  Only qualified applicants need apply.  RISE is an equal opportunity employer.    


A partnership between the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, the Memphis Housing Authority and the United Way of the Mid-South led to the creation of RISE in October 1999. With its original mission to help public housing residents achieve financial independence, RISE served 48 families and helped them create assets of $83,000.  

Since that time, RISE has provided over 800 families with financial information that has assisted them with purchasing their first large assets, encouraged over 500 youth to excel in school each year, improved the money management skills of over 3,000 area employees, and brought together more than 130 organizations to address predatory lending practices and educate citizens about ways to avoid costly alternative lending traps.  To date, RISE’s work has created over $8 million in assets in the City of Memphis. Simply put, RISE empowers people to stand on their own feet financially and have long-term financial sustainability.  For more information, please visit http://www.risememphis.org


RISE Foundation, a local nonprofit with a mission to empower low-income residents of Memphis and Shelby County to build and sustain human and financial assets, has an opening for a part-time Administrative Assistant.  

Essential functions include, but are not limited to, establishes, develops and maintains filing systems; prioritizes and routes external calls and requests; opens, sorts and distributes mail and responds to regularly occurring requests for general information; acts as liaison with other departments and outside agencies; handles confidential and non-routine information and explains policies as necessary; records and transcribes meeting minutes; assists with accounts receivables and payables; types general correspondence with accuracy and clarity of final copy; orders materials and supplies; schedules and organizes activities such as meetings, travel, conferences, and departmental activities; performs other tasks as assigned.      

Applicants must have at least 2 years of college courses in Office Management or a related field of study.  
Associate degree preferred.  
Experience requirements include at least two years of full-time experience working in an executive office. 
Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and the ability to master other Windows-based computer software applications required.  
Certification in Microsoft Office applications preferred.  
Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary.     

The work schedule may require early morning, afternoon, evening and occasional weekend hours depending on the need of the organization.  Applicants will be required to travel locally and must have a valid driver’s license, daily access to an operable automobile with State mandated automobile insurance. 

Working Conditions: 

  • The position requires the employee to sit for hours at a time, drive, stand, walk, type, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, kneel, bend, stoop, talk, see and hear. 
  • The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities require close and distance vision. The job entails looking at the microcomputer screen for extended periods of time. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 
  • The employee is exposed to moderate levels of stress during peak periods. 


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General Operator – Rockwool

General Operator

  1. Job Purpose & Scope
    Operate equipment in an effective and efficient manner according to company standards, specifications and policies. To produce quality mineral fibre ceiling tile products within the Company’s parameters of quality, material efficiency, and time efficiency. Maintain a clean, safe and efficient workplace without jeopardizing product quality or the environment.
  2. Key Result Areas
    To produce at the required output, maintaining the high standards of quality expected by our customers in a safe and efficient manner. Must be able to make product changes efficiently and maintain a smooth uninterrupted flow of product. The General Operator must be able to work with all members of the crew and departments as a team.

Sets up and operates the following machine groups as designated by supervisors:

Forklift operation:

Semi-finished products
Safely moves semi-finished product to the line, utilizing FIFO methods without damage to product Raw materials
Safely unloads raw materials to the designated positions in the warehouse, moves raw materials to the line according to instruction and systems without damage to the product.

Finished products
Safely moves finished product from the production line to the warehouse without damage to the product

Feeding section:
Feeds the line with raw materials and/or semi-finished goods, ensuring correct material numbers

Documents batch numbers used in the production
Assists in Operating splitting saw and turning device

Operating sanding machine
Quality check after surface sanding

Box Packaging:

Packages product into correct boxes, ensuring correct quantity and product type according to packaging specifications

Packages product delicately and in a timely manner in order to ensure smooth flow of product is maintained, while ensuring quality of the product is not compromised

Assists in running shrink machine and heating tunnel

Ensures visual quality of product is within specifications through on-line aesthetic quality checks

Pallets Packaging:

Packages boxes on pallets in the correct position ensures correct quantity and product type according to packaging specifications

Packages boxes on pallets precisely and in a timely manner, ensuring a smooth flow of product is maintained, while ensuring the quality of the product is not compromised

Assists in running pallet wrapping machine

How to Apply: Please submit resumes to Layanna.Willis@rockwool.com

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Reading Program VISTA – Literacy Mid-South

Reading Program VISTA:

Build capacity of an after-school or summer program at a Literacy Mid-South partner. Partners currently include the Refugee Empowerment Program, Memphis Athletic Ministries, and the Emmanuel Center.

Would create and implement structures that aid the partner in running a high-quality reading program. These structures include developing training sessions, working on curriculum processes, assessment procedures, data collection and maintenance, and offering support for family and community engagement.

Communication skills
Confidence in presentation ability
Detail oriented

Apply online at https://my.americorps.gov/mp/recruit/registration.do

Closing Date: 2/28/19

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Caregivers & CNAs – Elect Home Care

We are hiring for caregivers and CNA’s.

Shorter shifts and morning shifts available.                                       
Perfect hours for students or someone looking for a 2nd job. 
We take applications Mon-Fri.
Apply in person at: 1862 Poplar Crest Cove Memphis, TN 38119 or online at https://generations.idb-sys.com/OnlineApplication.aspx…

Call 901-683-4443 for more info.

Must bring driver license or state ID, social security card and current TB skin test or chest X-ray.
*Must be able to pass drug screen and background check.

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