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Executive Director – Girls on the Run Memphis

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Job Title: Executive Director – Girls on the Run Memphis
Location: Memphis, TN
Reports To: Senior Vice President, Council Development
FLSA Status: Exempt; 30 hours per week

Girls on the Run International is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams. We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Over 210 Councils in 50 states serve 200,000+ girls a year, and engage close to 100,000 volunteers.
Girls on the Run believes that all girls and communities should have access to our programs. We strive to eliminate barriers to participation, to continue creating programming that engages all communities, to be intentional about staff and volunteer diversity and to promote a culture of inclusion across the organization.

Position Summary
Consistent with the mission of Girls on the Run, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall development, management, organization and financial solvency of the Girls on the Run Memphis council. This position will report to the Board of Directors of Girls on the Run Memphis and the Sr. VP of Council Development of Girls on the Run International (HQ), located in Charlotte, NC and will be a full-time, 30-hours per week position growing to 40 hours per week over time. The best candidate will be a candidate who has proven experience creating, developing and growing organizations. She/he will have a strong entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to get things done across different functional areas.

Principal Responsibilities
This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
Council Management
• Provide leadership, vision, and direction to the Memphis council to ensure the program meets the needs of participants, volunteers and the community with an emphasis on diversity and inclusivity.
• With input from the GOTR Memphis Board and HQ, create and implement a council development plan that includes program and site development strategies, marketing and awareness strategies, and community and volunteer engagement strategies.
• Closely manage revenue and expenses to ensure adherence to the annual council budget.
• Build a culture of quality, inclusivity and diversity among the council and its stakeholders.
• Adhere to all GOTRI council obligations as stated in the membership agreement and operations manual.
• Provide necessary information to develop annual organization budget.
• Identify and develop key volunteers and leverage board members to assist with functional positions until council can pay additional staff.
Partnerships and Fund Development
• With input from the GOTR Memphis Board and GOTR HQ, create and implement a financial development plan that includes, but is not limited to, individual gifts, corporate sponsorships, grants, and special events, including 5k, to ensure that fundraising goals are achieved.
• Achieve or exceed budgeted contributed income goals.
• Develop community relationships to cultivate donors and volunteers to ensure council revenue and site goals are achieved.
• Establish community partnerships with like-minded organizations that are well-aligned with GOTR mission. Continue reading


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Cash Saver Third St. Job Fair 7/17 & 7/18


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by | July 16, 2018 · 6:25 PM

Porter-Leath is Hiring

Porter Leath

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Community Resource Fair – 7/14 – Whitehaven Library

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by | July 13, 2018 · 3:00 PM

SKB Facilities & Maintenance is Hiring

SKB Facilities & Maintenance Inc

The applicant should apply online at or in person at 3571 Winchester Road Memphis Tn 38118.

Closing Date: 7/23/18

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UPS Hiring Event 7/12/18 @ Memphis Urban League

UPS Urban League

413 N. Cleveland, 38104

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Skilled Labor Trade and Career Fair 7/18/18

Collierville Literacy

Skilled Labor Trade and Career Fair, July 18, 2018, 11 am – 3 pm at The U of M Collierville campus.

Representatives from area companies, unions, professional organization, government institutions, and trade schools will be at the trade and career fair to discuss training and apprenticeships for skilled labor jobs.

Vendors include: FedEx, Smith & Nephew, Cummins, MLGW, TNVA, Sheetmetal Union, Electrical JATC, Collierville Police, Collierville Fire, Southwest Community College, Moore Tech, Heavy Equipment Colleges of America, Lecole Culinaire and more.

This event is free. Tickets are available at:

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Facilitation Specialist – Bridges


POSITION TITLE:   Facilitation Specialist – Team BRIDGES
REPORTS TO:          Director of Team BRIDGES

Team BRIDGES is a dynamic, high energy work environment that requires flexibility, great communication skills, and tight-knit working relationships.  The Facilitation Specialist’s primary responsibilities are managing clients, creating and facilitating customized agendas and curriculums, and leading participants through low and high challenge course elements.

Full Time, Regular, Exempt


  1.  Lead and facilitate adventure-based, experiential programs and curriculums.
  2. Create individualized curriculums and agendas to meet the specific goals of clients and organizations.
  3. Manage a client throughout the entire process including all paperwork (invoices, work agreements, waivers, surveys, etc.), leading meetings, quoting prices, arranging catering, creating agendas, and serving as the lead facilitator during the event.
  4. Balance and maximize work hours to manage several clients, while also assisting in other Team BRIDGES events.
  5. Work with diverse client groups including corporate, non-profit, faith-based groups, schools, adults and youth.
  6. Ensure effective communication and rapport amongst staff and clients by promptly responding to emails and voicemails, and keeping calendars and data spreadsheets up to date.
  7. Assist in the maintenance of Team BRIDGES’ gear and supplies for the AutoZone High Adventure Challenge Course, The Grizzlies Climbing Wall and ground level initiatives.
  8. Make sure that all program materials, handouts, agendas, etc. are prepared for staff and are available for all meetings, events, trainings, etc.
  9. Assist in maintaining an aesthetically pleasing work environment for staff and clients.
  10. Facilitation of low elements, rock wall and high ropes course activities, on and off-site.
  11. Occasionally work outside in the elements throughout the year.
  12. Demonstrate consistent proficiency of technical skills with participants and staff on the high ropes course, rock wall, and low elements.
  13. Participate in continuing education of facilitation skills and challenge course certifications.
  14. Ensure with Challenge Course Manager that risk management procedures are implemented and followed.
  15. Must be flexible and able to work evenings, weekends and/or over-night as required.
  16. Reliable transportation as facilitation often takes place off-site.
  17. Represent Team BRIDGES at events, conferences, meetings, public forums etc.; often requires speaking in front of large groups.
  18. Perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by the Team BRIDGES’ Director and Challenge Course Manager.

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Job Fair 7/18/18 @ Holy Nation

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by | July 5, 2018 · 12:22 PM

JobLINC Career Fair 7/26/18

Career Fair 2018

Companies Registered as of 7/20/18 10:15 am

  1. American Job Center – Workforce Investment Network
  2. Memphis Public Libraries – JobLINC
  3. Society for Human Resource Management – Memphis
  4. Adecco
  5. ADESA Memphis
  6. Advanced Services, Inc.
  7. ALSAC/St.Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  8. Associated Wholesale Grocers
  9. Bethel University
  10. Big League Movers Inc.
  11. Bryce Corporation
  12. Career Academy
  13. City of Memphis
  14. City of Memphis – Office of Community Affairs
  15. City of Memphis AmeriCorps/VISTA
  16. Cognate Bioservices, Inc.
  17. Comcast Cable
  18. Conduit Global
  19. Corky’s Food Manufacturing
  20. Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps
  21. Durham School Services
  22. Elect Home Care
  23. Elvis Presley Enterprises
  24. Facilities Performance Group
  25. FedEx Express
  26. FedEx Ground
  27. FedExTrade Networks
  28. Flash Staffing LLC
  29. Fresh Savings – AARP Foundation
  30. GEODIS
  31. Graduate Memphis
  32. Greater Memphis Medical Device Council (GMMDC)
  33. Heavy Equipment Colleges of America – Tennessee
  34. Horseshoe/Roadhouse Casino Tunica
  35. Impact Innovations Inc.
  36. JTEKT
  37. Lab Four Professional Development
  38. Lehman-Roberts Company and Memphis Stone & Gravel
  40. Loving Arms LLC
  41. McKesson
  42. Memphis Area Transit Authority
  43. Memphis Goodwill Inc.
  44. Memphis Public Libraries – LINC/2-1-1
  45. Meritage Hospitality Group (Wendy’s)
  46. Millennium Search
  47. Moore Tech
  48. National Guard Products
  49. New Horizons Computer Learning Centers
  50. People Ready
  51. Phelps Security, Inc.
  52. Planned Parenthood of Tennessee & North Mississippi
  53. Porter-Leath
  54. Regional One Health
  55. Republic Services
  56. Roadmaster Drivers School
  57. ServiceMaster Facilities Maintenance
  58. Sherwin Williams
  59. SMX Staffing @ iQor
  60. Southwest Tennessee Community College
  61. SRVS
  63. Stellar Home Care
  64. Technicolor
  65. Tennessee Army National Guard
  66. Titan Distributors, Inc.
  67. Town of Collierville
  68. United Elevator Services, LLC
  69. United States Army
  70. Unity Healthcare Services, LLC
  71. University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  72. View, Inc.
  74. Wise Staffing Group
  75. Workbay LLC
  76. XPO Logistics
  77. Youth Villages

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by | June 21, 2018 · 4:18 PM

United Way – Resource Development Manager

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Resource Development Manager (RDM)

United Way of the Mid-South (Memphis, TN) is seeking a Resource Development Manager (RDM) capable of meeting and achieving our mission and strategic focus. This RDM should be an energetic team player, able to coordinate and implement comprehensive relationship management and fundraising strategies with individuals and priority companies.
This position will tailor and execute initiatives and activities to achieve growth, retention, participation, and revenue goals. The RDM will work to position United Way as the primary philanthropic conduit between companies, their employees, and the communities in which they operate, through the development of a year-round engagement experience for donors and volunteers.
The RDM is also charged with credibly representing UWMS and its strategic direction to the community and corporate leaders and to work closely with the Director of Resource Development to cultivate the relationships and contributions needed to succeed.
The RDM will have financial targets centered around the annual campaign, special initiative fundraising, Campaign Representative recruitment, sponsorship fundraising, and response to custom giving interests that align with UWMS’ mission.

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Hiring Range:
Competitive, commensurate with qualification and experience (relocation expenses not paid)

Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field is required.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum five (5) years of successful and credible experience in a fundraising, resource development, and/or sales.
  • Has a shared commitment to the mission of the organization and the community at large.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills, with proven ability to create, grow and retain strong customer relationships.
  • Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking and presentation skills.
  • A reputation for team work and a can-do, solutions-oriented attitude.
  • Advanced computer skills including Google office tools, specifically email, Google docs and calendar, as well as Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Because the RDM will spend over 65% of a week out of the office, reliable personal transportation is required and essential.
  • Candidate must have the ability to network in a professional environment and develop and cultivate new business accounts/opportunities on a weekly basis.
  • Candidate will need knowledge and experience using Saleforce and Enterprise Data Collection Systems.

UWMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity and Inclusion

●    Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to 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 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.

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Making Memphis Better

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Bilingual Call Center Rep – Shelby County Schools

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    Call Center Representative

     Location Name
    Asst Superintendent – Academic Ops & School Support

    Salary Min  USD $14.91/Hr.

    Salary Max  USD $17.89/Hr.

    Category  Administrative/Clerical

     # of Openings  1

    Close Date  6/19/2018

Purpose and Scope

Supports an organization or department by performing administrative and secretarial services for the Parent Welcome Center. Assists management with administrative tasks such as tracking and compiling information of interest.

Essential Job Functions

1. Answers calls coming into the Parent Welcome Center, the first point of contact for parents, community members, and employees who contact the district
2. As the first point of contact for individuals calling the district, answers questions and solves a wide breadth of concerns and problems quickly and efficiently without having to refer callers to individual departments unless necessary.
3. Escalates complicated or sensitive calls or calls that Call Center Assistant cannot answer to the Call Center Manager.
4. Provides superior customer service to callers.
5. Performs a full range of administrative work for multiple programs and projects for the Call Center.
6. Prepares various reports detailing the administrative information handled by the position. Reviews and answers correspondence for the Call Center.
7. Identifies issues or problems and seeks alternative solutions consistent with applicable regulations.
8. Prepares and maintains a variety of reports, records, correspondence, and files related to assigned service, activities, and operations; provides for appropriate research and compiles reports, as needed.
9. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

High School degree or equivalent. Prefer experience in public education; prefer call center experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of administrative procedures and research techniques;
  • Knowledge of the functions of the school division and its operating procedures;
  • Must possess analytical and organizational skills, good judgment, and initiative;
  • Considerable ability to evaluate information, perform analysis and prepare written and oral recommendations;
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships;
  • Ability to coordinate multiple priorities;
  • Ability to operate a computer and use appropriate software applications and peripheral office equipment;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in business English, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

Additional Job Details

Bilingual is preferred

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Teachers – Youth Villages

Youth VillagesNon-Traditional Teachers 2018/2019
**Offering $2,000 Sign-On & $2,000 Relocation Assistance**

Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems. Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings. We have three different types of facilities—Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes. Located in Tennessee, Georgia, and Oregon, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed). The majority of these youth attend the fully accredited schools which are located on our residential treatment campuses.

Position Overview

  • Plan for individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social, and other skills.
  • Participate in training and in-service activities.
  • Administer and interprets testing to determine academic needs.
  • Develop and uses a variety of teaching techniques.
  • Produce lesson plans that reflect the individual educational needs of students.
  • Prepare reports in compliance with school guidelines.
  • Maintain progress notes, attendance records, and grade scores in a timely manner.
  • Other essential duties as needed.

Candidates may have the opportunity to teach in specialized subjects
Monday – Friday, 7:30am to 3:30pm.

Additional Information
Small Class Sizes to allow more one on one attention to individual students and their educational needs. The standard Youth Villages class size ranges from 8-15 children.
Tuition & Licensure reimbursement, and training for your career growth and advancement
Our schools operate year-round


  • A Bachelor’s degree in education with appropriate certification is required (K-12)
  • Active Licensure in TN with an endorsement in Special Education, Math, or Science is required.
  • Experience in special education or teaching experience in a clinical environment is preferred
  • Experience working with at-risk youth a major plus
  • Experience working with youth is required
  • Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

Additional Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
  • Retirement Savings Pension Plan
  • 403 (b)
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • 12 paid sick days per year
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)


Please apply at:–2018/job?mode=view

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MLGW Job Openings

Opening Date: June 16, 2018
Closing Date: July 6, 2018
Job Title: Managed Care Coordinator

Duties:   ​Review, analyze and audit medical claims and adjudication procedures/policies to ensure compliance to MLGW’s medical plan and optimal cost-effectiveness to the Division’s Medical Benefits Program.

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing plus a minimum of two years of professional-level experience in utilization review, case management and medical claims analysis/audits or an Associate Degree in Nursing plus four to six years of experience as stated above. Must have licensure as a Registered Nurse. Must have a knowledge of healthcare cost management software.Must have a valid driver’s license from the state of residence.

Works inside the majority of the time. Subject to hazards associated with field interviews, investigations, observations, and presentations.​

Candidates accepting employment with MLGW must live and maintain their residence within the boundaries of Shelby County, Tennessee within six months of their employment date. EOE M/F/D/V

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Opening Date: June 16, 2018

Closing Date: July 6, 2018
Job Title: Mechanic

Duties: Perform mechanical maintenance/repair work on Division vehicles and heavy equipment in the shop and/or field.

Associate degree in Automotive Technology or related degree; OR successfully completed Mechanic Apprenticeship program; OR have four (4) current ASE/FPS certifications; OR four (4) years experience in the diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of automotive vehicles, or medium duty trucks or heavy equipment. ASE certifications A1-Engine Repair, or T1-Gasoline Engines, or T2-Diesel Engines and A6-Electrical/Electronics Systems or T6-Electrical/Electronic Systems are required, and based on departmental needs the two (2) remaining certifications will be determined from an approved ASE/FPS list.  The approved ASE/FPS list includes A1-A8; T1-T6, T8; F1; L1; and/or FPS certifications which include Mobile Hydraulic Mechanic, Hydraulic Technician and/or Application/Electronics Specialist. Must obtain a valid Class A Commercial driver’s license from the state of residence within the trial or probationary period after entering classification.  Must successfully complete Placement (Group 03C “Mechanics”)/Performance Exercises.  Must pass Color Blind I Test.  Must be able to differentiate sounds when making adjustments.

Works inside and outside.  Subject to hazards of operating machinery and irritation from oils, solvents, chemicals, and fumes.  Make service calls in the field.  Performs heavy lifting.  Subject to climbing, standing/walking for extended periods, and working in uncomfortable positions.

Candidates accepting employment with MLGW must live and maintain their residence within the boundaries of Shelby County, Tennessee within six months of their employment date. EOE M/F/D/V

Opening Date: June 15, 2018
Closing Date: July 6, 2018
Job Title: Project Engineer 1

Duties: Monitor, schedule/coordinate the activities of one or more major information systems; carry out pre-defined/pre-established activities as well as special project requests/activities; establish a work management/reporting and standardization scheme for contracted personnel.

Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering. Experience requirements will vary according to departmental needs.  Must successfully complete NIMS Training within 1 year of entering the job.  Must have a valid driver’s license from the state of residence.

Works inside under good conditions.

Candidates accepting employment with MLGW must live and maintain their residence within the boundaries of Shelby County, Tennessee within six months of their employment date. EOE M/F/D/V

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Green Dot Schools – Teacher Interview Session 6/22/18

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Join a mission-driven team!
Green Dot Certified Teacher Interview Session
Friday, June 22, 2018
1:00pm – 4:00pm
-Learn more about our mission and the opportunities at Green Dot
-Interview on-the-spot with the HR Team
-Review our salary and benefits package
-Discuss comprehensive coaching and support with our open positions

Email for registration and additional details by Thursday, June 21, 2018.

Please provide teacher certification details and a phone number.

Current Teacher Openings
-High School Spanish
-High School Math
-High School English
-High School Biology
-High School History
-High School Special Education
-Middle School Social Studies
-Middle School Science

Questions? Please email or call 901-730-8168.

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