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Community Impact Associate – United Way of the Mid-South

United Way of the Mid-South is a multi-million-dollar nonprofit public foundation that mobilizes financial and human resources, across 8-counties, to meet critical needs and to help ensure that hundreds of thoughts of Mid-Southerners can achieve their highest potential.  We support high-performing nonprofit agencies who are on the front lines fighting to decrease poverty in our community by addressing the essential building blocks for success – education, financial stability, and health – while maintaining vital safety net services in food, shelter, and safety for individuals facing crisis situations.  By joining United Way of the Mid-South, you are uniting with a team who is moving the needle on poverty and making our community a place where everyone can thrive.


The Community Impact Associate position is a proactive office leader who will work with our Community Impact team to fulfill UWMS’ overarching initiative to address poverty.  Using our Driving the Dream (DTD) initiative to model our investments, this position will be critical in bridging tasks and functions to ensure that resources are strategically employed to meet community needs, and to have the greatest impact on the reduction of poverty.


  • Information Analysis – Working with Directors of Community Impact, conducts independent research in assigned content areas to provide staff and/or volunteers guidance, based upon analysis results.

  • Planning – Possess good planning and decision-making skills regarding United Way investments, programs, and initiatives.

  • Community Impact Volunteer Management –  Organizes volunteers, in assigned areas to meet established timetables. Supports planning and execution of volunteer-led committees, events, and meetings. Works with internal Engagement team to ensure volunteer recruitment, registration and retention are implemented as needed. Represents the organization at events sponsored by United Way of the Mid-South, member agencies, and community organizations.

  • Reporting –  Periodically provides written reports, for the internal and external audience, documenting activities and results of impact area work. Assists in the collection and presentation of data and analytical reports on Community Impact activities.

  • Communications – Communicates effectively with others within the organization to achieve the expected organization results. Communications,  verbal and written, are correct and clearly convey information. Works with internal Communications & Marketing team to initiate and complete marketing and advertising materials as needed.

  • Continuous Improvement/Results Orientation – Seeks and capitalizes on opportunities to improve work systems, processes, and priorities to enhance organizational results. Responds quickly to changing tasks, deadlines, workflow, and responsibilities.

  • Finance & Budgeting – Work with Directors and Grants Manager to support financial management of grants. Along with leadership, support compliance, reporting and critical timelines of assigned grants.

  • Technology – Possess or attain proficiencies in internet-related programs and Google Suite – Mail, Docs, Sheets, Smartsheets, etc. to create and to organize shared documents in a central location. Experience with Microsoft tool is a plus.

  • Specific Program Support – Work with staff to ensure that logistics, timelines, and implementation are achieved in areas of direct services that meet and support DTD domain goals.

  • Perform other work as assigned.

  • Work appropriately and enthusiastically with others and respond appropriately in interpersonal situations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communication, Education, Social Work, Public Administration or another related field.

  • Three years of experience working in the human services or related field.

  • Flexibility to work in a “startup” like environment, where change is imminent.

  • Demonstrated commitment to the field and a passion for serving under-served and under-resourced individuals, families and/or communities; particularly people living in poverty.

  • Not just tolerance for, but the enjoyment of, working with a degree of ambiguity and ability to help others successfully move through change.

  • Quick learner, possessing superior judgment with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments; and work well under pressure.

  • This is not a supervisory position.  It is expected to work across departments to provide information as well and request information to fulfill tasks and job functions.



This position does not require any heavy lifting but occasionally might require moving up to 25 pounds of supplies and equipment using a mobile cart.


  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • This position might require occasional evenings and weekend work.
  • The position also requires some local travel to meet with partners.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position.  Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.


  • Mission-Focused:  Catalyze others’ commitment to the mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities.  This drives their performance and professional motivations.

  • Relationship-Oriented:  Understands that people come before the process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.

  • Collaborator:  Understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.

  • Results-Driven:  Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.

  • Brand Steward:  Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.


Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume, and three references (with phone numbers to the attention Please be sure to reference the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your correspondence.  For more information about United Way of the Mid-South, please visit us online at

Where there’s a you, there’s a way!


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DSP – Freedom Co-Op

Freedom Co-op is a non-profit agency that provides support persons for people with disabilities in the Memphis area. Our employees support our individuals in their daily activities in their homes and in the community while their families work.
If you want to assist individuals with disabilities live a great life, then we a job for you.
The starting pay is $9.25/hr after 180 days a bonus a raise will be given.
We have immediate openings Mondays-Fridays 3pm-9pm and Saturdays 9am-12pm
  • Must be 18 years old
  • Must have a high school diploma/GED
  • Must have or be willing to get CPR/First Aid certified
  • Must pass a fingerprint/background check
  • Must have computer skills
  • Must have a valid driver license
  • Must have a good working car
  • Valid car insurance
Please send all resumes to
Suzanne Colsey
Freedom Co-op
Executive Director

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Gibson Guitars – Manufacturing Job Fair 8/18

Gibson-Brands_BlackGibson will host a job fair on August 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 145 George W. Lee Avenue.

The company is looking for 10-15 detail-oriented, general manufacturing workers.

Click here for more information:

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Axcess Staffing Services


  • Material Handlers
  • Forklift Drivers
  • Repair Technicians
  • Warehouse Clerks

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Criminal Record Expungement Clinic – 8/15/18


Clean Slate Fund

Just City

Memphis Shelby County Office of ReEntry

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MLGW – Maintenance Machinist

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Human Resources Specialist – Hooks Job Corps

Minact Benjamin Hooks Job Corps

ME – Human Resources Specialist 13-1071 (08.09.2018 – 08.16.2018)


Provide assistance in carrying out the functions of the Human Resources Department under the guidance of the Manager of Human Resources. Explains human resources policies and procedures, fringe benefits and administers benefits programs to employees. Perform a variety of departmental administrative duties.


Associate’s Degree in Secretarial Science or a related area. Two years in responsible work directly related to the essential functions of the position. SUBSTITUTION: Above the high school level one year of college education may be substituted for two years of Job Corps experience and vice versa.


  • Effective verbal and written communication skills; Effective organization skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills;
  • Must be mature and Must be confidential

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES: A valid Regular Driver License is required.

DAYS/HOURS: Monday Friday 7:45 am 4:45 pm; Off Sat. & Sun.

Interested internal applicants apply online, forward a letter of interest with current 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

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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Garage Door Sales & Service Technician – Precision Door Service

Precision DoorGarage Door Sales and Service Technician
Serves as the sales and service technician for residential garage doors, garage door openers, and related components. Provides multiple alternative recommendations for repair and replacement of necessary parts for garage doors. Sells appropriate services or replacement options. Interacts with customers on a daily basis providing them with excellent customer service.

*Must have reliable transportation.

*We are a Certified Tennessee drug free workplace. All candidates will be required to pass a drug screen and background check prior to employment.

*Health and dental insurance after 90 days of work.

*401(k) retirement plan


*Paid vacation

*Paid holidays


1716 N Shelby Oaks Dr
Memphis, TN 38134

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Take Back Your Life! Credit & Money Management Workshop 8/14/18

Please join us at Memphis Public Libraries for:

Take Back Your Life! Credit & Money Management Workshop
Presented by Operation Hope

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
5:30-7:30 PM
Room L-56

Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
3030 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38111

Are you interested in budgeting, paying off debt, starting a savings plan, establishing or rebuilding your credit, but don’t know where to start? This is the workshop for you. Tracy Harmon, Financial Well-being Counselor with Operation Hope, will discuss these topics and more.

For more information, please call (901) 415-2734 or (901) 318-1264, or register online.

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Part Time On-Air Talent KJMS / WDIA – iHeartMedia


Position/Title: Part Time On-Air Talent KJMS / WDIA

Job Summary:

Creates, produces and announces topics on the radio, including music, entertainment, politics, news, weather, sports, traffic and other topics of interest.


• Delivers newscasts; announces radio playlist of musical selections; gives weather and traffic conditions; delivers sport scores, statistics and upcoming game information.
• Comments on music and other matters of interest to audience (e.g. time, weather, traffic conditions) and may interview musical personalities and members of listening audience.
• Typically specializes in one type of music (e.g. classical, pop, rock, country and western, etc.).
• Writes, reviews and/or edits news copy, introductions, public service announcements, commercials, pre-recorded reports, contests, etc.
• Participates in promotional events.
• May be responsible for operating control board for studios and remote programming.
• May directly sell advertising space to advertisers.
• Regulates program timing, operates syndicated programming, and plays commercials.
• Monitors the technical quality and accuracy of incoming and outgoing on-air programming from master control room.
• Protects station’s license by censoring live programs and deleting words/phrases not permitted on air.
• Processes time-out programming for accurate play back.
• Checks studio equipment for proper functioning and notifies Engineering of technical malfunctions affecting quality of the broadcast.
• Handles emergency inserts (e.g. news updates and breaking stories, emergencies, alert system tests, etc.). Continue reading

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Nursery Caretaker-Sundays @ Idlewild Presbyterian Church

Idlewild-Presbyterian-Church_500Nursery Caretaker

Purpose:​ To provide safe, secure, and nurturing care in a clean environment to children while at Idlewild Presbyterian Church.

Required hours:​ Sunday morning from 8:15 a.m. to approximately 12:15 p.m.
*Optional opportunities for occasional childcare needs outside of Sunday mornings.

Responsibilities and/or duties:

  • Responsible for providing age-appropriate care which includes: feeding, changing diapers,escorting to the bathroom, maintaining a safe environment, putting children down for naps, holding, or sitting with and cheerfully interacting with children through games, stories, play and prayer.
  • Make sure all children get signed in and out by a parent or guardian.
  • Communicate effectively and harmoniously with children, parents, and volunteers.
  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to the early morning service. You are expected to work all Sundays even if it falls on a holiday. You will have the option to work other church events, i.e. Easter, Christmas,etc. The opportunity for extra work will be announced at least 2 weeks prior to the event.
  • Stay until the children are secured with a responsible adult named on the child’s registration form.
  • In the event of an emergency, we will notify the parent or designated guardian via phone.
  • Straighten the room and clean any toys/beds before leaving.
  • Employee will report any issues which are hindering them from carrying out their duties or responsibilities to the Director of Children’s Ministry.
  • Communicate in advance by phone to the Director of Children’s Ministry 1) any planned absences with an advance two week notice, or 2) any unplanned absences at least two hours prior to the shift.

● High school diploma or equivalent.
● Experience in childcare or early childhood development.
● Employee will care for children between the ages of newborn through 5 years with the ability to adapt and interact with a variety of personalities.
● At least 18 years of age.
● Satisfactory completion of background check.
● Must adhere to Idlewild Presbyterian Church Child Protection Policy Guidelines.
● Physical activity to include: frequently standing, walking and sitting. Employee must be able to regularly lift up to 40 pounds for diaper changes or emergency situations.
● Three references are required.

NOTE:​ Dependability is essential. Tardiness and excessive absences will result in probation and/or
termination of employment.

How to apply:

Interested applicants are to submit their resume, three references, and brief answers to the following four questions to Caitlin C. Bomar, Idlewild’s Director of Children’s Ministry, at

Questions: 1. Please speak to your experience of working with children.   2. What is most appealing to you about the position of working in Idlewild’s nursery?   3. Why do you think you would be a good fit for this position?   4. Do you have any hesitations about the position? Any questions?

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Warehouse Associate – nexAir

nexAirnexAir, LLC is a supplier of high-quality industrial, specialty, medical, and bulk gases, dry ice, welding equipment, welding supplies and medical equipment. The Warehouse Associate has an important role within nexAir’s distribution at our Warehouse Facility in Memphis, TN. This position is responsible for warehousing, shipping and receiving duties.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • This employee will pull, check and verify customers’ orders
  • Prepares and routes merchandise for shipment
  • Packing and shipping orders via UPS, FedEx, Truck Line or Courier
  • Loading and unloading of delivery trucks
  • Operates a forklift, pallet jack and other warehouse equipment
  • Works safely and meets the requirements of all safety procedures and rules and complies with all company policies and procedures


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Stable employment record, including good attendance
  • Forklift experience preferred, but not required
  • Basic computer skills with data input and order filling accuracy
  • Superior attention to detail and able to work with minimal supervision
  • While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk on concrete for an extended period of time, bend, kneel, use hands and arms. The associate must regularly move up to 70 pounds with the aid of material handling equipment. The employee also occasionally works near moving mechanical parts in an open warehouse environment. The employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.


  • Hourly, Non-Exempt Employee
  • Full-time

To apply, e-mail with the subject line ‘Warehouse Associate – Memphis, TN’

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MIFA – Meals Drivers and Food Service Coordinators

Job Announcements:  Meals Drivers and Food Service Coordinators
MIFA’s mission: Supporting the independence of vulnerable seniors and families in crisis through high-impact programs. Our vision: Uniting the community through service. Our values are to welcome and respect all people, act with integrity, value individual initiative and ability, serve individuals and the community as an act of faith, and balance humanitarian goals with sound business practices.
Job title: Meals Driver (4 Positions)                       Reports To: MOW Operations Director   
Compensation level: Service B                                                  Part-time: 25 hrs. wk. Non-Exempt                      
Opening date: August 2, 2018     
Closing date:  August 16, 2018    
Position Summary
The Meals Driver will deliver meals to all sites and clients in a safe and efficient manner. The Meals Driver will maintain all MIFA policies and procedures.  
1.      High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
2.      Six months’ experience in a driver related capacity.
3.      Valid Driver’s License with F Endorsement

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Associate Finance Manager – Unilever

unileverAssociate Finance Manager
Closing Date 8/20/18

Background & Purpose of the Job:

At Unilever, we act fast to anticipate consumer needs, fast to translate ideas into new products, and fast to make, distribute and market them. We create products that people enjoy, trust and use as part of their daily lives. Which is why, as part of Unilever, you can make an impact!! We look for people with different views, ideas, experiences and backgrounds to bring dynamism to the business and, most importantly, an empathy with consumers. It’s those individuals working together that make Unilever one of the most successful consumer goods companies in the world.

We need individuals with the courage to be heard, seize opportunities and take risks. A job at Unilever is a career made by you, with development opportunities, benefits and a working culture that embraces diversity. As an Associate Finance Manager, you will partner with the Sourcing Unit to enable the business to meet its’ financial goals, proactively lead efforts to identify opportunities and implement solutions to enhance the financial performance of the Sourcing Unit.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do:

The Industrial Finance Lead should have exceptional leadership and be an innate problem-solver, with the ability to support the business in developing and executing on effective business strategies; including the planning and budgeting process. Some of the responsibilities include:
• Lead Finance Employee on Site
• Lead all Cost Controlling activities (Month-End Close, Fixed Assets, Costing)
• Contribute to drive financial performance of the site together with leadership team
• Contribute to drive financial performance of the site through World Class Manufacturing (WCM)
• Lead annual business planning process, forecasts and actual reporting
• Liaise with SCFS to ensure complete and timely running of the ABC model and generation of overhead allocation to products.
• Provide analysis of the output transfer prices, detailing reasons for movements.
• Maintain a robust forecasting system in operation and assure budget holders are involved.
• Lead for cost improvement / restructuring / capex / sourcing projects, and challenge, calculate sensitivities and build business cases.
• Provide financial expertise and challenge on ad hoc projects
• Play a key role in the finance community within the North American supply chain, developing relationships to drive performance improvements in the SU, sharing best practices with colleagues
• Play an active role in driving for change and continuous improvement in the business and within finance; identify areas that require improvement.

You love to win, and have fun doing it: Models success and fulfillment, achieves satisfaction by helping others to continue developing their skills.

You’re a changemaker: Ability to drive change and innovation by gathering knowledge and resources to ensure tasks are completed within timelines to a high degree of accuracy and professionalism.

You’re a paradox navigator: The ability to navigate the many embedded operational tensions.

You’re a culture & change champion: Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to build collaborative relationships with multiple and diverse stakeholders.

What You’ll Need To Succeed
• Bachelor degree in a related field; Masters degree or CPA preferred
• Minimum four years of relevant work experience
• Strong Leadership skills
• Prior work experience in Supply Chain Finance strongly preferred; Consumer Product Goods (CPG) preferred
• ERP Experience required; SAP preferred
• Microsoft Office required; Advanced Excel required
• Business partnering experience with clear, focused and sound financial assessment and guidance (strategic insights, risks, and opportunities)
• Leading efficient and effective budgeting and forecasting activities (complex and time-sensitive, cycle driven and continuous forward look approaches)
• Providing incisive and persuasive management performance reporting and analysis solutions across multiple organizational dimensions
• Developing strong personal and team relationships across a multitude of business stakeholders

What We Can Offer You
Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability

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Heal the Hood Foundation – Job Openings

Heal the Hood Foundation of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity Employer actively seeking to recruit, hire and promote qualified applicants for the following position:

 * Gang Intervention Specialist
* Site Coordinator
* Youth Assistants (2 Positions)
If you become aware of anyone who would be interested in working at our company, he/she should submit a resume or via mail
Heal the Hood Foundation of Memphis
3725 S. Hickory Ridge Mall
Memphis, TN 38115
 Further information regarding qualifications, job description, salary, etc. is available in the Human Resources Office. Be advised your resume will not be considered if you fail to meet the required deadline.
Position Posting Date: July 20, 2018

Position Extended Closing Date: August 10, 2018

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