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Bridges Seeking Development Officer

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Company: BRIDGES

Position: Development Officer

The primary responsibility of the Development Officer is to raise funds from individuals who contribute under $1,000 annually, manage direct mail campaigns and online giving. The position will also be responsible for researching and identifying sources of new support from individuals. The Development Officer will work with the development team to plan, organize and implement activities related to annual fundraising and to expand recurring donor support of BRIDGES as an ongoing priority. This position is full-time, regular; overtime-exempt. Please click here for full job description.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to careers@bridgesusa.org with “Development Officer” in the subject line. No calls, please.

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Youth Villages Hiring Event October 27

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Youth Villages is Hiring!!

Behavioral Youth Counselor Hiring Date 10/27 from 1:00pm-5pm

We are conducting an interview day for the Behavioral Youth Counselor and Non-Degreed Assistant position.

If you are looking to make a difference in the lives of kids and gain relevant experience please join us.

Please click the link below to apply for the positions. Applications will be reviewed and qualified applicants will be invited to attend our hiring event.

Behavioral Youth Counselor: https://careers-youthvillages.icims.com/jobs/1432/behavioral-youth-counselor—open-house-10-27-17/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=1223&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

Behavioral Youth Counselor Assistant: https://careers-youthvillages.icims.com/jobs/1272/behavioral-youth-counselor-assistant/job?mode=view

To learn more about Youth Villages, click http://www.youthvillages.org/

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Latino Memphis Hiring for Day of the Dead Fiesta

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by | October 18, 2017 · 1:23 PM

MIFA Hiring for Family Housing Advocate

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Job title: Family Housing Advocate
Reports to: Rapid Rehousing Program Manager

Compensation level: Professional C
Full-time:  40 hrs. wk. Non-Exempt

Opening date: October 11, 2017

Closing date: October 25, 2017

Position Summary

The Family Housing Advocate (FHA) assists literally homeless families enrolled in MIFA’s Rapid Rehousing program to obtain and retain permanent housing. FHAs conduct in-depth family assessments, connect families to supportive services, assist families in the search for housing that meets their needs, help families secure housing of their choice, conduct Housing Quality Standards inspections of prospective housing units, and develop and maintain relationships with landlords and other community resources.

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in social service or related field
  2. Three years of case management experience in a social service environment working with clients in basic needs and/or safety net programs
  3. Proficient in using technology to serve clients, including operating communication systems (computers, email, laptops, telephone, faxes, scanners, and presentation equipment), Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), and various database systems

Major Responsibility and Related Tasks

  1. Assist all eligible families with identifying, securing and retaining stable permanent housing
  • Conduct in-depth intake assessment to help identify community resources and client needs
  • Act as the direct liaison with management of rental properties; mediate acceptable rental and payment terms for the tenant
  • Perform HQS and lead paint inspections of all RRH rental assistance units; re-inspection of failed property as reasonable
  • Preform property tax checks, property ownership verification, and rent reasonableness determinations for all units
  • Complete all inspections and documentation in the established time frame
  • Identify barriers to retention of permanent housing with families and assist them in developing a plan to remediate barriers to the extent possible
  • Coach families on how to be a lawful tenant (adhere to lease agreement, paying rent etc.) so not to lose housing
  • Document contacts and conduct at least one monthly home visit during assistance period
  • Document progress and case notes in HMIS and CoactionNet, as applicable

 

  1. Support families in gaining and maintaining employment
  • Coach and support families in finding employment by determining needs and skills, and assist in addressing barriers to employment
  • Refer families to employment resources, employment training resources, and job readiness resources
  • Refer families to community and social service resources, as determined by specified family goals, and other services as needed
  • Document referrals, progress and case notes in HMIS and CoactionNet, as applicable

 

  1. Counsel and guide families in developing a working plan for financial independence
  • Assist families with developing a household budget
  • Assist families with credit checks and resolving credit issues
  • Source and refer children and families for appropriate services
  • Assist parents in finding resources for needed children’s services
  • Identity and verify that all children and youth receive appropriate benefits and services such as Head Start and Families First
  • Advocate that children are able to continue to attend their school of origin, and receive appropriate educational resources for homeless children

 

Other Responsibilities

  • Welcome and respect people of diverse ages, races, household compositions and persons in crisis
  • Handle client and donor information confidentially and discreetly
  • Work with program manager to meet or exceed Continuum of Care Rapid Rehousing performance benchmarks
  • Prioritize duties, and maintain a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends to accommodate families’ needs
  • Demonstrate strong technology skills, including the ability to use technology for electronic filing of documents
  • Demonstrate effective problem-solving, decision-making and negotiation skills
  • Maintain accurate, complete client records in the hardcopy file, and in any required database(s). Ensure proper attention to detail in follow-up, paper work and case notes
  • Assist with reports, audits or other reviews as needed
  • Maintain knowledge of community services by networking, with a goal of maximizing external collaborations to deepen program impact
  • Work to build strong relationships with leasing landlords
  • Work as an engaged member of the housing team to continually explore and implement best practices for services for homeless families.
  • Work cooperatively with other members of the MIFA Emergency Services and housing teams
  • Attend all meetings as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Assist in identifying ways to engage volunteers to increase program efficiency and impact.

Supervisory Responsibilities

N/A

Reports to

Rapid Rehousing Program Manager; Full-Time (40 hours per week)/Non-Exempt Starting Rate per hour $17.00 -$19.26   

 Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk (or means to transport oneself); sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 15 to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision.

Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Position may also require ongoing or periodic exposure to high crime environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moderate to high levels of stress during peak periods, and atypical work hours are periodically required.

MIFA full-time benefits: MIFA employees may be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs on or before the 90-day trial period:  Medical and dental insurance plans, short-term disability, long-term disability, employee assistance program, paid time-off (PTO), employer sponsored life insurance, paid holidays, and MIFA’s matching 401k plan after a year of service.

MIFA employment guidelines

MIFA is an equal opportunity employer.

MIFA is a non-smoking facility.

Employment documents: (1) Application and/or resume; (2) I-9; (3) Form W-4; (4) Official transcripts verifying education if education is a requirement of the job.

Employment authorization and identification: Current federal law requires that documents be presented which verify both employment authorization and identification. One or more of the following documents must be presented before employment: Social Security card, state driver’s license/identification, U.S. birth certificate, U.S. passport, other U.S. government document.

Please note that it is the practice of MIFA not to allow the employment of relatives or of those living at the same address other than in the job classifications of special, temporary, or substitute.

To apply

Mail or forward resume or application to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN  38126 or email to hrcoordinator@mifa.org. prior to the closing date.  No phone calls, please.

 

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MIFA Seeking Intake Assessment Specialist

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Job Announcement:  Central Intake Assessment Specialist

Job title: Central Intake Assessment Specialist
Reports To: Central Intake Program Manager    

Compensation level: Professional C
Full-time: 40 hrs. wk. Non-Exempt

Opening date: October 6, 2017

Closing date: October 20, 2017

Position Summary

Provides screening and services for all homeless families seeking shelter and transitional housing via walk-in at MIFA Central Intake or though referrals by the Homeless Hotline. All applicants are interviewed and screened for eligibility; intake information is gathered; family mediations are conducted; and referrals are made to provide the most appropriate shelter placement for each family. Formerly homeless individuals are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in social service or related field
  2. One year of experience in a social service environment working with clients in housing or basic needs programs
  3. Highly proficient with using technology to serve clients, including operating communication systems (computers, email, laptops, telephone, faxes, scanners, and presentation equipment), Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), and various database systems

Major Responsibility and Related Tasks

  1. Conduct intake assessments for families experiencing homelessness to determine homeless status, utilize diversion strategies to help families identify immediate resources and support systems, conduct housing mediation activities with family members and friends to determine alternative housing placement, and place literally homeless families in appropriate shelters, according to eligibility, need, shelter availability, and compliance.
    • Screen families in a prompt and compassionate manner, providing the most appropriate services possible
    • Help families solve non-housing problems as needed
    • Make appropriate and prompt referrals to other service providers
    • Document all client interactions in appropriate databases
    • Scan and copy all required supporting family documents, such as ID for all family members, proof of all income, etc.
    • Retrieve and respond to electronic written communication that include referrals and other information immediately
  2. Submit complete and accurate data reports as required by MIFA leadership and external funders.
    • Submit a daily emergency shelter inventory spreadsheet to Central Intake Manager, which will be distributed to shelter providers, housing partners and Homeless Hotline staff
    • Accurately and promptly enter all client data and program entry/exit into Coaction and HMIS database daily
    • Complete reports on all clients entered into shelters, and other services clients receive, to the Emergency Housing Partnership Committee of the Community Alliance for the Homeless
  3. Develop and maintain relationships with shelter providers to ensure appropriate services and shelter placement for our consumers
    • Communicate with shelter providers and other partners regularly
    • Check emails and phone messages daily
    • Contact shelters via email daily to check for availability and document
    • Ensure that all shelter beds are filled according to shelters guidelines
    • Coordinate shelter intake client appointment times with clients to ensure correct information is provided

Other Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate strong technology skills, including the ability to use technology for electronic filing of documents
  • Welcome and respect people of diverse ages, races, household compositions and persons in crisis
  • Handle client and donor information confidentially and discreetly
  • Prioritize workload, work independently, and demonstrate individual initiative
  • Ensure proper attention to detail in follow-up, paper work and case notes
  • Demonstrate effective problem-solving, decision-making and negotiation skills
  • Exercise flexibility when necessary with respect to addressing client needs
  • Work cooperatively with other members of the MIFA Emergency Services and Housing teams
  • Attend all meetings as required
  • Implement client de-escalation techniques as appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

None

Reports to

Central Intake Program Manager; Full-Time (40 hours per week)/Non-Exempt Starting Rate per hour $17.00 -$19.26   

To apply

Mail or forward resume or application to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN  38126 or email to hrcoordinator@mifa.org. prior to the closing date.  No phone calls, please.

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MIFA Hiring for Food Service Assistant/Driver

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Job title: Food Service Assistant/Driver
Reports To:  Nutrition & Meals Pack-Out Supervisor

Compensation level: Service B                       Part-time: 20 hrs. wk. Non-Exempt                      

Opening date: October 6, 2017

Closing date:  October 20, 2017           

Position summary

Facilitate the packing and routing of Home delivered meals, assure correct portioning and distribution of meals to the proper containers, participate in the set up and break down of pack-out line.  Deliver meals as need.

 Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  2. Valid Driver’s License with F Endorsement
  3. Six months’ experience working in a food service or industrial related environment
  4. Ability to welcome and respect people of diverse ages, races, with sensitivity to civic and cultural issues
  5. Ability to stand for extended periods and portion food into food containers
  6. Ability to complete duties on schedule with little or no supervision

Major Responsibilities and Related Tasks

  1. Provide adequate meal portions to program participants according to ACMS  guidelines.
    • Portion food into HDM containers according to the menu and approved serving size
    • Responsible for correct serving utensils
    • Ensure that food presentation guidelines are followed
    • Must frequently lift and/or pull 15 to 50 pounds
    • Brief exposure to hot and cold environments while performing duties such as pulling hot pans out of the oven, or pulling carts of frozen meals out of the freezer.
  2. Participate in the daily cleanup of facility to maintain proper sanitary condition.
    • Clean and sanitize steam table
    • Arrange and store trays according to storage guidelines to prevent contamination
    • Maintain a clean working area at all times
  3. Deliver Meals on Time & Efficiently
    • Load supplies and food containers into van in a timely manner
    • Maintain time schedule within routes so meals arrive in a timely fashion and at required temperature stated by funding source
    • Run route within rated time (five-hour route within five hours, six hour route within six hours)
    • Return empty containers and used utensils to the kitchen daily when returning from route. Put equipment in proper area.
    • Maintain accurate fuel and mileage records by completing the fuel mpg form every time you fuel the van and the odometer reading form
    • Correctly complete and turn in daily route sheets noting meal count delivered, time delivered, explanation for non-meal delivery and your signature on last page.
    • Communicate effectively with supervisor on route changes needed, problems, etc.
    • Drive/deliver at congregate or HDM sites. Cross-train on various routes
    • Promote and conduct an attitude conducive to teamwork
    • Display effective customer service ability among co-workers, clients, and other drivers on the roadway

Other Responsibilities

  • Promotes and displays professional conduct and attitude that is conducive to team work, and the meeting of organizational and departmental goals
  • Assist in meal delivery process
  • Other duties assigned to meet goals of the department

Supervisory Responsibilities

N/A

Reports to

Nutrition & Meals Pack-Out Supervisor ;Part-time (20 hours per week)/ Non-Exempt Starting Rate $10.30 per hour    

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk (or means to transport oneself); sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 15 to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision.

Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Position may also require ongoing or periodic exposure to high crime environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moderate to high levels of stress during peak periods, and atypical work hours are periodically required.

MIFA full-time benefits: MIFA employees may be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs on or before the 90-day trial period:  Medical and dental insurance plans, short-term disability, long-term disability, employee assistance program, paid time-off (PTO), employer sponsored life insurance, paid holidays, and MIFA’s matching 401k plan after a year of service.

MIFA employment guidelines

MIFA is an equal opportunity employer.

MIFA is a non-smoking facility.

Employment documents: (1) Application and/or resume; (2) I-9; (3) Form W-4; (4) Official transcripts verifying education if education is a requirement of the job.

Employment authorization and identification: Current federal law requires that documents be presented which verify both employment authorization and identification. One or more of the following documents must be presented before employment: Social Security card, state driver’s license/identification, U.S. birth certificate, U.S. passport, other U.S. government document.

Please note that it is the practice of MIFA not to allow the employment of relatives or of those living at the same address other than in the job classifications of special, temporary, or substitute.

To apply

Mail or forward resume or application to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN  38126 or email to hrcoordinator@mifa.org. prior to the closing date.  No phone calls, please.

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MIFA Hiring for Meals Driver

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Job Announcement:  Meals Driver

Job title: Meals Driver
Reports To: Meals Driver Supervisor  

Compensation level: Service B                                         Part-time: 25 hrs. wk. Non-Exempt  Opening date: October 6, 2017, Closing date:  October 20, 2017

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.

Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  2. Six months’ experience in a driver related capacity
  3. Valid Driver’s License with F Endorsement

 Major Responsibility and Related Tasks

  1. Deliver Meals on Time & Efficiently
    • Load supplies and food containers into van in a timely manner
    • Maintain time schedule within routes so the meals arrive in a timely fashion and at required temperature stated by funding source
    • Run route within rated time (five-hour route within five hours, six-hour route within six hours)
    • Return empty containers and used utensils to the kitchen daily when returning from your route. Put equipment in proper area
    • Maintain accurate fuel and mileage records by completing the fuel mpg form every time you fuel the van and the odometer reading form
    • Correctly complete and turn in daily route sheets noting meal count delivered, time delivered, explanation for non-meal delivery and your signature on last page
    • Communicate effectively with supervisor on route changes needed, problems, etc
    • Drive/deliver at congregate or HDM sites. Cross-train on various routes
    • Promote and conduct an attitude conducive to teamwork
    • Display effective customer service ability among co-workers, clients and other drivers on the roadway
  2. Maintain safe driving habits on the road, and around the facility
    • Perform a daily pre-trip and post trip inspection of your van (check for inflated tires, broken windshields, mirrors, lights and brakes) and complete the inspection form
    • Responsible for the cleanliness of your van, picking up any trash or debris inside
    • Communicate with supervisor any maintenance needed
    • Attend meetings (safety, training, company updates, new procedures)
    • Drive defensively: be aware of vehicles around you, maintain speed within legal limits, do not use cell phone while driving, use your seat belt
    • Report any traffic violations or incidents immediately
    • While loading supplies and food containers into van do so safely, using proper lifting techniques (bending knees, using two hands, feet firmly planted)
  3. Record keeping/compliance
    • Maintain accurate time sheet
    • Sign in and out daily, with accurate times. Dispatch starts at 8 a.m., sign in and begin work no earlier than 7:50am and no later than 8:10am. Sign out at your actual return time
    • Complete route sheets as required, marking number of meals delivered or not delivered, and time of delivery or attempted delivery, reason for non-delivery daily
    • If deliver one meal mark one on route sheet, if two meals delivered mark two on route sheet, etc. if no meals delivered mark zero and note reason why, such as no one home, doctor appointment, in hospital, etc. Sign and date last page of route sheet. Do this daily
    • Call into the office when trying to deliver a meal and no one answers, office personnel will call client to see if home, this is required to get a second verification
    • Keep accurate mileage logs using the “odometer reading” form; this is to be done daily
    • Keep accurate fuel logs whenever you go to the gas station to fill up your van
    • Complete the fuel report form
    • Secure any donations and log them when returning from trip, get office personnel to verify donation amounts, once done put donations in proper company safe
    • Congregate routes – make sure all food is accounted for (hot meals, milk, bread, desserts and frozen meals) Check each site by verifying each cooler/Cambros for hot meals, desserts, milk and bread and verify before signing off on Bateman meal forms. Every congregate site has serving times for clients, must deliver meals before the particular serving time for each congregate site.  (This is directly related to funding source requirements.)
    • On HDM routes verify that actual meals count matches with route sheet, count hot meals in cooler to make sure they match the number of meals on the route sheet. (This is directly related to funding source requirements.)
    • Sign in and out daily on the HDM time log

Other Responsibilities

  • Promotes and displays professional conduct and attitude that is conducive to team work and the meeting of organizational and departmental goals. Be willing to drive either congregate or HDM routes as the need arises. Other duties assigned to meet goals of the department.
  • Ability to welcome and respect people of diverse ages, races, with sensitivity to civic & cultural issues.
  • Ability to read a map book, schedule and to follow directions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff and clients
  • Ability to keep accurate records such as Mileage Logs, Timesheets, Schedule, etc.

Supervisory Responsibilities

None

 

Reports to

Transportation Manager; Part-time (25 hours per week)/ Non-Exempt Starting Rate $10.30 per hour     

To apply

Mail or forward resume or application to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN  38126 or email to hrcoordinator@mifa.org. prior to the closing date.  No phone calls, please.

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SRVS Recruitment Event October 17

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by | October 11, 2017 · 1:07 PM

Harwood Center Seeking Executive Assistant Intern

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Company: Harwood Center

Position: Executive Assistant Intern

Founded in 1957, Harwood Center is a private nonprofit agency that provides education, therapy and support for Mid-South children who have developmental disabilities. Since opening its doors, Harwood Center has helped more than 5,000 children with developmental disabilities get a better start in life.
Our program consists of specialized education and therapeutic services for children aged 18 months to 5 years. We are seeking an unpaid Executive Assistant Intern.

Responsibilities:
• Support the Executive Director (ED) and Development Director (DD) on day- to-day tasks.
• Maintain confidential relationships: Enter and edit data in Donor Perfect.
• Create and edit new content to support the ED and DD.
• Research and reach out to new prospective partners.
• Conduct special projects as needed on an on-going basis.
• Perform other duties related to operations and administration.

Qualifications:
• Genuine passion for Harwood’s mission.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
• Graphic design skills.
• Computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Meticulous attention to detail.

Benefits:
• Gain entry, exposure, and experience in the nonprofit sector.
• Help to generate philanthropic support for a charitable organization.
• Develop a wide variety of professional skills.
• Collaborate within a positive team atmosphere.
• Network with other for-profit and non-profit professionals.

Duration:

Able to commit to 3 months of 30 hours per week or 6 months of 15 hours per week. Available to work in our office 4-5 days a week (Monday through Friday.)

To Apply:

Email your resume, cover letter, a writing sample that consists of a Wikipedia-style description of Harwood Center (two pages max), to cody.fletcher@harwoodcenter.org and helena.powell@harwoodcenter.org with “Executive Assistant Intern” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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Overton Park Conservancy Hiring for Director of Development

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Company: Overton Park Conservancy

Position: Director of Development

Position
The Conservancy seeks a proven leader to build a strong development team in support of a successful, growing, and future-focused organization. Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director (ED), the Development Director (Director) will spearhead development efforts as the Conservancy prepares for the next chapter in the park’s history.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of fundraising success and constructive leadership. The proven ability to set a vision, develop and execute strategies, hold the team accountable, and meet aggressive goals and deadlines are characteristics for success in this position.

Responsibilities

      Strategic Direction

  • As part of the organization’s executive leadership team, assists in the development and execution of long-range planning for the continuing growth of the Conservancy within the context of an evolving city
  • Sets goals, then develops and executes strategies to grow and sustain a base of donors and partners; identifies opportunities to weave fundraising strategies into all aspects of the Conservancy’s work
  • Develops best practices, policies, and procedures for donor and prospect cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship
  • Identifies, cultivates, and solicits philanthropic support from individuals, foundations, and corporations

      Development Leadership

  • Develops and maintains ongoing relationships with major donors, partners, and collaborators
  • Develops and tracks proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising
  • Grows operational funding with key responsibilities for both Membership and Annual Giving; identifies and cultivates new donor groups
  • Increases special event revenue through sponsorships, in-kind contributions, and increased participation, i.e. ticket sales and registrations
  • Assures the accuracy of all donor records; is proficient with donor software
  • Oversees production of acknowledgement letters/receipting and benefit fulfillment
  • Prepares and delivers presentations and proposals as needed
  • Works in partnership with Conservancy staff to ensure development cultivation is a priority in the Conservancy’s messaging and activities
  • Facilitates board development activities by identifying board roles in fundraising, coordinating board development activities and assisting with training board members

      Team Leadership

  • Recruits, trains, and leads development staff members to support fundraising and earned revenue efforts
  • Motivates, inspires, and develops department staff members and other members of the Conservancy staff to perform up to their capacity, grow professionally, and set and achieve objectives; consistently models a constructive culture       

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, leadership, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated comprehensive management skills, including but not limited to short and long-term planning, evaluation, directing and motivating staff, verbal and written communication skills, and nonprofit governance
  • Proven ability to manage relationships, meet goals, and articulate marketing message
  • Demonstrated experience and confidence in asking people to contribute time and money
  • Demonstrated success in writing successful grant proposals
  • The amount of knowledge required would typically be acquired in a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years fundraising experience in a professional position
  • Master’s degree and certification in fundraising (CFRE) preferred
  • Knowledge of Salesforce donor management software is recommended

Personal Characteristics

  • Commitment to a vision that celebrates the diversity of Overton Park’s stakeholders
  • Collaborative spirit who works well with team members, volunteers, and park stakeholders of different races, backgrounds, experiences, and education levels
  • Relentlessly positive high-performer who embraces challenges to set and achieve ambitious goals
  • Innovative leader who elicits confidence and builds rapport; manages stress in a fast-paced, changing organization

This is a full-time position requiring no less than 40 hours per week. Work is both in an indoor environment and in an outdoor park setting. Frequent weekend and evening work may be required. Work requires some physical exertion such as walking, standing, lifting, carrying, or similar activities.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Overton Park Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and recruits applicants without regard to age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status.

How to Apply:

No phone calls please. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
hr@overtonpark.org

– or –
Human Resources, Overton Park Conservancy, 1914 Poplar Avenue, Suite 202, Memphis, TN 38104

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Bridges Hiring for Accounting/Payroll/Benefits Administrator

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Company: BRIDGES

Position: Accounting, Payroll and Benefits Administrator

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Accounting, Payroll and Benefits Administrator is responsible for maintaining and integrating all information related to the accounting, payroll and benefits systems. Must have strong technical accounting experience plus excellent customer service skills to serve staff members who have limited knowledge of accounting, payroll and benefits. Will maintain strict confidentiality and secure transmissions of sensitive information. Full-time, regular, exempt.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Accounting

  • Process and record daily accounting transactions, such as deposits and payments (checks and ACH)
  • Carefully review invoices to identify incorrect charges and/or opportunities for savings
  • Prepare grant billings and run accounting reports as requested
  • Cross train on monthly close, budgeting & other accounting functions
  • Assist during audits and other required compliance

2. Payroll

  • Setup and process new hires, separations, wage rate changes, deductions
  • Run bi-weekly payroll, ensuring accuracy and timeliness
  • Maintain records for the accumulation and use of vacations, holidays, paid time off
  • Run payroll reports as requested
  • Monitor compliance with Fair Labor Standards Act

3. Benefits

  • Serve as administrator for all benefits offered by BRIDGES
  • Keep enrollments, terminations and changes to benefit plans up to date
  • Help staff to understand how their benefits work

4. Assist with building management, front desk and other duties as needed MINIMUM

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Position requires a degree in accounting or other finance related field from an accredited college or university as defined on the Department of Education website

2. Minimum of two (2) years accounting/payroll/benefits experience

3. Knowledge of GAAP and familiarity with non-profit accounting Revised 9/26/2017 2

4. Knowledge of payroll and benefit processes and regulations, including FLSA, ERISA, and payroll tax requirements

5. Ability to abide by ethical guidelines and policies, including strict adherence to confidentiality and HIPAA guidelines

6. Capable of learning to use multiple software applications effectively within a short period of time

7. Strong data entry skills (10-key). Proficient in Microsoft Excel at the advanced level.

8. Strong mathematical abilities, with excellent attention to detail

9. Strong analytical and problem solving abilities

10. Exemplary customer service focus, for both internal and external clients

11. Effective team player

12. Displays professionalism and represents organization in a professional manner

13. Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and leadership skills for interacting with individuals from a variety of socioeconomic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

1. Requires ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit departments at The Jim Boyd BRIDGES Center and any off-site training programs.

2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear and see. The employee is required to use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

3. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

4. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds unassisted.

KNOWLEDGE AND STRENGTHS

1. Understands BRIDGES mission and program objectives.

2. Values diversity and seeks out opportunities to interact and learn in diverse settings.

3. Responsible for building and maintaining positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, representatives of other organizations and the general public; work across all backgrounds and boundaries such as racial, educational, age, religious, etc., appreciating the richness that each brings.

4. Duties require broad conceptual judgment, initiative and ability to deal with complex accounting and administrative issues.

5. Has the demonstrated ability to: draw logical conclusions and make appropriate recommendations, judgments and decisions; gather, record and evaluate information; maintain accurate and systematic records; prepare statistical and narrative reports; use automated technology to maintain records and files.

6. Must be able to work on multiple projects at one time; be detail oriented and organized with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and instructions while maintaining high quality accountability measurements and documentation.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to careers@bridgesusa.org with “Accounting, Payroll and Benefits Administrator” in the subject line. No calls, please.

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MINACT, INC., Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer actively seeking to recruit, hire and promote qualified applicants for the following position: Security Officer(2) & SUB Residential Advisor. If you become aware of anyone who would be interested in working at our company, please refer them to our website at http://www.minactjobs.com/ to apply no later than October 11, 2017. 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.

These vacancy announcements are being advertised concurrently to all MINACT, INC. facilities as well as the TN Department of Labor and Workforce Development/Career Centers, various agencies, colleges and universities. Only applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for interviews. No qualified applicant will be discriminated against due to race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, religion, veteran status, disability, or a handicapping condition. MINACT, INC. reserves the right to limit the interview pool based on review of requirements and number of applications submitted.

Position Posting Date: October 4, 2017

Position Closing Date: October 11, 2017

To learn more about these postions, click to open each file below:

Security Officer job 1: Position Opening – Security Officer

Security Officer job 2: Position Opening – Security Officer1

Sub Residential Advisor: Position Opening – Sub Residential Advisor

An Equal Opportunity Employer
M/F/Veterans/Disability
MINACT is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

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Freedom Co-Op – Immediate Job Openings

Freedom Co-op is a non profit agency that provides personal care attendants 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. We have immediate opening in the Cordova area and the Frayser area

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, (901) 603-5864 cell/text

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Memphis Child Advocacy Center Hiring for Two Positions

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Company: Memphis Child Advocacy Center

Positions: 2 Positions

Bilingual Therapist (full-time)

Position Summary:
The Therapist reports directly to the Associate Director and is primarily responsible for providing direct clinical services to an assigned caseload of clients, both English-speaking and Spanish-speaking. The Therapist provides consultation, case management and other pertinent information as needed. This position completes highly detailed clinical and administrative records pertaining to work-related activities and assigned clients.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Regularly conducts intake, psychosocial and extended assessments as needed.
  • Provides direct clinical services for clients and their families including individual, group and family therapy; as well as leading and sometimes co-leading support groups.
  • Provides crisis intervention as necessary.
  • Makes referrals to appropriate community services and resources based on client needs.
  • Develops and completes required reports in a timely and detailed manner.
  • Consult with appropriate CAC staff and partner agencies staff regarding client needs and problems.
  • Assists in consultation and education services to other agencies and organizations.
  • Regularly attends CPIT case review, CAC staff meetings; and clinical staff meetings to plan and review client status and assess effectiveness of services.
  • Assists agency staff in welcoming families and providing information about CAC/clinical services.
  • Schedules appointments and provides follow-ups for missed appointments.
  • Establishes and maintains clients’ records and complies with all requirements related to documentation of services rendered.
  • Prepares and submits proper summaries and reports to other agencies and professionals promptly and in accordance with confidentiality protocols.
  • Assists CAC staff and multidisciplinary team members with communicating with Spanish-speaking families.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in social work or counseling from an accredited program with at least three (3) years of social work or counseling experience that includes providing therapy to children.
  • Highest level of state licensure preferred.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English required.
  • Prior TF-CBT training preferred.
  • Working knowledge of child physical and sexual abuse and its impact on children and families; ability to communicate with a wide range of children and families from different cultural backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated computer experience with word processing or varied software required.

 Send cover letter and resume.
Apply to employment@memphiscac.org.

Bilingual Victim Advocate (full-time)

Position Summary:
The position’s primary responsibility is to provide support and advocacy to child victims of sexual abuse and their non-offending family members, with special emphasis on families whose primary language is Spanish. Some on-call and weekend hours required. Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides support to child sexual abuse and non-offending caregivers throughout the process of the investigation and intervention.
  • Provides referrals to community resources to meet victim and family needs through the course of the investigation and intervention.
  • Provides crisis intervention
  • Assesses non-offending caregivers for service needs.
  • Educates non-offending caregivers about the process of a child abuse investigation and the impact of sexual abuse on children.
  • Maintains and provides victim’s rights materials
  • Maintains appropriate documentation of services provided
  • Interfaces with multidisciplinary team members related to client cases.
  • Assists multidisciplinary team members in their communication with children and families as needed.
  • A minimum of 12-hours in-service training is required. Attendance at conferences and workshops may be included as part of the 12-hour minimum. Six hours of the annual training must be provided by sources outside of the agency.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field from an accredited program with at least one year of victim advocacy experience.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English required.
  • Knowledge of community resources and demonstrated ability to utilize this knowledge; working knowledge of child physical and sexual abuse and their impact on children and families; interviewing and assessment skills; familiarity with child protection laws, investigative and judicial procedures; ability to communicate with a wide range of children and families from different cultural backgrounds Demonstrated computer experience with word processing or varied software
    required.

 Send cover letter and resume.
Apply to employment@memphiscac.org.

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Hooks Job Corps Seeking Recreation Specialist

MINACT, INC., Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer actively seeking to recruit, hire and promote qualified applicants for the following position: Recreation Specialist. If you become aware of anyone who would be interested in working at our company, please refer them to our website at http://www.minactjobs.com/ to apply no later than October 5, 2017. 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.

This vacancy announcement is being advertised concurrently to all MINACT, INC. facilities as well as the TN Department of Labor and Workforce Development/Career Centers, various agencies, colleges and universities. Only applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for interviews. No qualified applicant will be discriminated against due to race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, religion, veteran status, disability, or a handicapping condition. MINACT, INC. reserves the right to limit the interview pool based on review of requirements and number of applications submitted.

Position Posting Date: September 28, 2017

Position Closing Date: October 5, 2017

An Equal Opportunity Employer
M/F/Veterans/Disability
MINACT is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

For more information about this job, click Position Opening – Recreation Specialist

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