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Case Manager – Family Promise of Memphis

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Title:                Case Manager
Supervisor:      Executive Director

Job Summary:

This is highly responsible professional work coordinating the various components of the Family Promise of Memphis program, including shelter, day center, support services, aftercare, and transitional housing.  The Case Manager must work with other professionals from numerous community organizations, with volunteers from the FPOM member congregations, as well as with staff from FPOM, in addition to being directly responsible for the families in shelter.   This work is performed with a high degree of independence under the supervision of the Executive Director.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Screen families for acceptance into Family Promise of Memphis shelter based upon program guidelines related to volunteer, guest, and congregation safety.
  2. Conduct intake assessments involving face-to-face evaluations with families referred for FPOM services.
  3. Together with the adults in the family, determine family problems areas, strengths, and weaknesses, and develop a family case plan, to identify services needed by guest families, activities to be conducted by guest family members, and activities to be performed by FPOM staff.
  4. Make at least weekly face-to-face contact with adult guests in the shelter and Transitional Housing, to monitor family progress on the case plan.
  5. Make contact with service providers to advocate for and link families with services and resources necessary to implement the Family Service Plan.
  6. Monitor guest works on their case plan as well as compliance with program policies and procedures, taking steps to ensure that families make progress and follow policies. Discharge guests from the shelter when necessary.
  7. Maintain contact with congregation coordinators to inform them of pertinent information about guests and to provide them with information necessary to provide congregational shelter services.
  8. Make regular contact with congregation volunteers to monitor guest comportment in the shelter.
  9. Monitor guest comportment in the Day Center, ensure guest compliance with rules, resolve conflicts among guests, etc.
  10. Record every activity performed with or on behalf of a guest family via FPOM chart notes.
  11. Maintain FPOM guest files, including completion of necessary chart documents.
  12. Make as-needed contact with families who have moved out of Family Promise of Memphis shelter as well as with service providers to advocate for the acquisition of services and resources necessary to ensure that families do not return to a state of homelessness.
  13. Develop formal training programs for guest families on financial management and budgeting, life skills, employment-related topics, and other topics as identified by self and Executive Director.
  14. Coordinate the activities of the crisis support group facilitators, financial management training facilitators, post-shelter support group, and other specialized education providers.
  15. Attend monthly meetings of FPOM congregational coordinators, to coordinate services and maintain continuity of care.
  16. Manage the day-to-day operation of the Family Promise of Memphis Day Center.
  17. Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers to staff the FPOM Day Center and to perform various other tasks.
  18. Together with the Executive Director, supervise the activities of paid Day Center Management Staff.
  19. Assist with the training of congregational volunteers.
  20. Train volunteers from the community.
  21. Coordinate the activities of FPOM volunteers relative to pick up and delivery of donated items.
  22. Speak publicly in various venues about FPOM and its mission.
  23. Share on-call duties, including twenty-four-hour-per-day, seven-day-per-week availability, with the Executive Director and other staff, responding to referrals for emergency shelter and to calls from coordinators and other congregational volunteers.
  24. Perform related work as required.

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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
 
Qualifications
 
  • 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 suzannecolsey@gmail.com
  
Attention: 
Suzanne Colsey
Freedom Co-op
Executive Director

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MINACT, INC., Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps Center

Positions: Supervisor of Dorm Life, Residential Advisor (Night)/Sub RA, Maintenance Mechanic, Academic Instructor (MATH), Driver’s Education Instructor, and Security Officer.

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Case Manager – Family Safety Center

Family Safety CenterFamily Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc. is a non-profit organization located in Memphis, TN, whose purpose is to effectively combine civil, criminal, health and social services in order to help victims of family violence. We are seeking a Case Manager who is highly motivated and organized to be part of a team of organizations and partners that are involved in the Whole Child Strategy initiative. This position requires teamwork and flexibility within the work environment to meet client needs. This position will report to the Project Manager and will be an integral part of the growth of the organization. This is a grant funded position.

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Job Title: Case Manager
Reports To: Project Manager
Positions Supervised: None
Status: Permanent Full-Time
FLSA: Exempt
Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday – Friday
Other as required


Job Summary: Evaluates needs of children and families living in designated communities who are dealing with issues related to school persistence, performance and/or student well-being, especially that originate in family violence. Works in conjunction with Family Safety Center (FSC) partner agencies to assist clients in accessing high-quality seamless services. Develops, maintains, and monitors client care plans along with coordination and follow-up of support services. Prepares and administers, records, reports, documents pertaining to case. Participates in professional development activities and client and community outreach.

Responsibilities: Assess children and families who are referred to FSC by the Whole Child Strategies team members and community stakeholders to determine needs for services and provide referral and follow-up.

  • * Evaluates information for referred clients and their families, assuring that the delivery of service is client centered and seamless.
  • * Identifies service needs and determines eligibility for services.
  • * Develops a social service care plan which includes safety planning, monitoring and follow-up.
  • * Activates emergency and/or safety planning/interventions when needed.
  • * Refers clients to appropriate supportive services and coordinates services on behalf of client.
  • * Consults and collaborates with FSC partner community agencies and professionals.
  • * Serves as an advocate and liaison in assisting clients in obtaining necessary civil, criminal, health and social services.
  • * Identifies and implements processes and interventions for children and their families impacted by interpersonal violence in coordination with Whole Child Strategies team members and schools.
  • * Participates regularly in school support team meetings and other school activities that support child well-being.

Provides consultation and case management.

  • * Develops individual case plans and prepares, completes and maintains client records.
  • * Assists with arrangements of supportive services for client and monitors effectiveness of casework plan.
  • * Documents all contacts as required by regulations, policies and procedures.
  • * Provides intense follow-up on referrals with repeat incidents of violence.
  • * Prepares reports and statistical data as required.
  • * Prepares court documents and reports and may testify in court hearings.
  • * Prepares monthly reports regarding measurements and progress.

Completes all administrative records pertaining to clients and caseload assignments.

  • * Establishes and maintains client records and complies with all requirements related to documentation of services rendered.
  • * Completes clients statistical documentation/reports by established deadlines.
  • * Prepares and submits proper summaries and reports to other agencies and professionals promptly and in accordance with confidentiality protocols.
  • * Ensures that data is being collected and shared with the Whole Child Strategy team.
  • * Works with technical systems provider to identify metrics to be tracked over the course of the project.

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Youth Villages-Certified Recreation Therapy Specialist, Clinic Nurse-PRN, Behavioral Youth Counselor positions available

Youth VillagesYouth 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.

Certified Recreation Therapy Specialist ** $2,000 Relocation Assistance**

Position Overview

Are you looking for a change of pace? Do you enjoy working with children in a non-traditional setting? The Recreation Therapy position may be just what you are looking for. Our Recreation Therapists work with young people in a Residential setting to develop their abilities to interact with others in a team and increase their self-esteem. An ideal Recreation Therapist is creative, enthusiastic and can come up with new and innovative games and activities to keep the resident’s engaged, all while building confidence in their abilities and promoting their teamwork skills. Recreation Therapist Specialists facilitate groups with the youth on a daily basis and coordinate additional activities for the campus.

Position Details
Coordinates activities of recreation service personnel in a staff secured residential treatment facility for youth by performing the following duties. Other duties may be assigned.
Manages student council and volunteer activities for youth involved.
Oversees the use of canoeing and high ropes courses equipment and resident participation on applicable campus’.
Develops and promotes recreation program, including music, dance, arts and crafts, cultural arts, nature study, swimming, social recreation, and games, or camping. Promotes life skills training through
therapeutic activities
Adapts recreation programs to meet needs residents of the agency.
Promotes and coordinates participation in clubs and organizations as may be helpful to the development of individual children.
Works in a team with administrative or other professional personnel such as those engaged in medicine, social work, nursing, psychology, and therapy, to ensure that recreation is well balanced, coordinated, and integrated with special services.
Ensures that relevant information is conveyed to treatment team members.
Ensures that required notes and documentation are completed in a timely manner
Maintains recreation equipment and consults with appropriate staff for replacement of depleted equipment.
Oversees initial recreational assessment upon intake (within 14 days)
Introduces and trains new program activities, equipment, and materials to staff.

Additional Information

The supervision and treatment of youth requires prolonged periods of walking and standing and physical agility. May be required to run and climb flights of stairs. Must be able to participate in physical interventions with youth when necessary. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Will be required to complete Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and CPR training.
Applicants are required to pass an agility and strength evaluation.
Applicants must have valid driver’s license.

Recreation Therapy Specialists work a flexible schedule and some weekends may be required.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Therapy is required
  • CTRS certified required.
  • 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

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
  • Parental Paid Leave
  • Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)
  • EOE

Please apply at:https://careers-youthvillages.icims.com/jobs/2811/recreation-therapy-specialist/job?mode=view

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Lead Community Organizer – MICAH

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MICAH (Memphis Interfaith Coalition for Action and Hope)

Lead Community Organizer
MICAH is a power organization that addresses social justice issues in Memphis. MICAH is interfaith and multi-racial and engages stakeholders in the political and economic decisions affecting their lives. MICAH acts as a unified voice for the faith and justice community to act on its values in the public arena. MICAH is a coalition of congregations and community organizations whose interest is justice for all people.

Primary Responsibility: Building a faith-based power organization to address local issues of Economic Equity, Education Reform, and Immigration and Intercultural Equity, and other issues as determined by MICAH membership.

Apply via email to organizer@micahmemphis.org

Closing Date 10-01-2018

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Fund Development Associate – Metamorphoses, Inc.

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Family Safety Center-CCR Specialist position

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2Unique CSF Job Openings

2Unique Community Salvation Foundation

Community Cares/ 2Unique Market & Communication Coordinator

Community Cares/ 2Unique Office

Mission
 
2Unique Community Salvation Foundation provides social enriching unique educational opportunities to participants through career skills development, organizational leadership, and entrepreneurship to enhance professional development for youth and young adults by connecting people, purpose and programs.
 
2Unique CSF has grown to serve the local community in multiple capacities with varying programs geared for community and youth enrichment. 
 

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MINACT, Hooks Job Corps

MINACT, INC., Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps Center-hiring for Human Resource Specialist, Weekend Supervisor of Dorm Life, Residential Advisor (Night), Maintenance Mechanic, Academic Instructor (MATH), Driver’s Education Instructor, and Sub Residential Advisor

Posting Extended: 8/24/18-8/31/18

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please refer to our website athttps://bhooksjcc.applicantpool.com/jobs/  to apply no later than August 24, 2018. Further information regarding qualifications, job description, salary, etc. is available in the Human Resources Office. Be advised your application will not be considered if you fail to meet the required deadline.

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Executive Director – OutMemphis

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The Board of Directors of OUTMemphis announces the search to find a new Executive Director. The job description and position information can be found here. Qualified candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter via e-mail to careers@lgbtcenters.org with “OUTMemphis Executive Director Search” in the subject line.

Please do not directly contact the center, OUTMemphis staff, or OUTMemphis Board members about this position.

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Youth Villages-Licensed Teachers & Behavioral Youth Counselor positions

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Job Title & Description Behavioral Youth Counselor **New Salary Increase**
Job Title & Description Program Overview

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 and Georgia, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed).

Position Overview

The Behavioral Youth Counselor, also known as a Teacher Counselor:

Teaches the children necessary life skills and provide for their physical daily care.
Assists in treatment planning for each child.
Conducts daily documentation such as contact notes, milieu notes, and precautionary notes.
Participates in client transports to various locations
Participates in recreation therapy with children.
Improves children’s behavior through coping skills and other therapeutic interventions.
Conducts group and 1 on 1 counseling sessions
Additional Information

The TC (Teacher Counselor) schedule runs either Sun-Wed or Wed-Sat
Three weekdays: (M-W or W-F) 2:00pm-10:30pm
One weekend day: 6:30am-10:30pm
Some TCs spend the night once or twice a week on the campus and have additional responsibility for waking the residents and directing them with their morning routine.  This schedule also provides counselors with a three day weekend. (Please note: Counselors do not live on the campuses and are responsible for securing their own residencies.)  Each campus differs on their schedule structure and rotations and can be discussed further with a specific hiring manager.

The supervision and treatment of youth requires prolonged periods of walking and standing and physical agility. May be required to run and climb flights of stairs. Must be able to participate in physical interventions with youth when necessary. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.

Will be required to complete Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and CPR training.
Applicants are required to pass an agility and strength evaluation.
Applicants must have valid driver license.

Job Title & Description Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree is required
Experience working with at-risk youth a major plus
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

Paid Parental Leave
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

EOE

Contact Procedures (How the applicant should apply for the position.) Please apply at:https://careers-youthvillages.icims.com/jobs/2649/behavioral-youth-counselor-**new-salary-increase**/job?mode=view
Closing Date 09-16-2018
Job Title & Description Licensed Teachers*New $4,000 Sign-On/Retention Payment & $2,000 Relocation Assistance**
Job Title & Description Program Overview

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

Job Title & Description Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree in education with appropriate certification is required (K-12)
Active Licensure in TN with an endorsement in Special Education, Math, English 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

Paid Parental Leave
12 paid sick days per year
10 paid holidays
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

EOE

Contact Procedures (How the applicant should apply for the position.) Please apply: https://careers-youthvillages.icims.com/jobs/2150/upcoming-teacher-opportunities–2018/job?mode=view
Closing Date 09-16-2018

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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.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

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.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

WORKING CONDITIONS

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

OTHER DUTIES

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.

UNITED WAY CORE COMPETENCIES FOR ALL STAFF

  • 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.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume, and three references (with phone numbers to the attention careers@uwmidsouth.org. 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 www.uwmidsouth.org.

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Human Resources Specialist – Hooks Job Corps

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

GENERAL FUNCTIONS:

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • 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 https://bhooksjcc.applicantpool.com/jobs/

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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Nursery Caretaker-Sundays @ Idlewild Presbyterian Church

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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.

Qualifications:
● 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 cbomar@idlewildchurch.org.

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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