Sheraton Memphis Downtown


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Job Corps: Careers Begin Here

job corps recruitment

**If you’re in Memphis or surrounding areas, you may call or text Taiwanda Bason at 615-496-6757 for more information or to make an appointment for an orientation. (espanol)

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Bridging Troubled Waters: A Community Conversation 10/1/16


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by | September 19, 2016 · 8:40 AM

Climb Job Fair – 10/7/16


Back by popular demand, CLIMB Initiative and Maximus TNWorks will host a fall job fair, Friday, October 7, 2016 from 9:00AM to 2:00PM at Riverside Missionary Baptist Church, O.D. White Family Life Center located at 3560 South Third Street, Memphis, TN 38109.

The fall job fair is designed to help job seekers find jobs, change careers, or explore employment options. This free event is open to the public and will feature nearly 40 employers seeking talented candidates in numerous industries such as retail, call center, warehouse, and healthcare.

Attendees should bring a current resume, dress professionally, and be prepared to network with area employers. Companies such as Central Defense Staffing, Waffle House, FedEx Express, Homecare By Wesley, SRVS, Medtronic, Peabody Hotel, and many more employers will be in attendance covering various career fields.

A full list of employers will be released by Friday, September 23, 2016.

*CLIMB will host resume workshops in partnership with St. Paul Baptist Church at 2124 E. Holmes Rd, Memphis, TN 38116 on Tuesday, September 13 and 27 at 6P.M. to prepare job seekers for the job fair. Contact or 901-290-8620 for more information.

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FAFSA Workshop – 10/1/16


Register at 901-415-2732 or


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Vehicle Service Attendant – Avis Budget Group


Title: Vehicle Service Attendant

Description: In our Car Cleaner/Detailer position you will be on your feet all day in a fast pace outdoor environment cleaning the interior and exterior of the vehicles. You will also perform regular maintenance: non-mechanical services such as check tire pressure, fluid levels, gas the vehicle, in a timely and safe manner. You will also identify and report vehicle damage. Essential duties and responsibilities will vary.

In order to be considered for this outstanding opportunity you must be willing to work shifts that may include evenings, weekends, and holidays, previous detailing experience is a plus!


  • Must speak English
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 6 months of prior work experience preferred
  • Physical ability to move in and out of vehicles
  • Effective verbal communication skills to communicate with customers, co-workers and management
  • Driving experience with a valid Drivers License (as mandated by state and location) and a good driving history
  • Must be willing to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions
  • Various shifts available

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City of Memphis Job Openings-9/14/16

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City of Memphis Job Opportunities for Wednesday, September 14, 2016:

  • Police Video Analyst (10 openings)                          Police Services
  • Real Estate Supervisor                                                   General Services
  • Office Support Clerk B                                                   Public Works
  • Semi-skilled Crewperson (4 openings)                   Public Works (Environmental Maintenance)
  • Grounds Maintenance Foreman                               Public Works
  • Semi-skilled Crewperson (2 openings)                   Public Works (Environmental Inspections)
  • Business Development Coordinator                        Housing & Community Development

Grant-Funded Position

  • Lead Risk Assessor Inspector                              Housing & Community Development

Apply Online:

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Homeless Hotline Client Specialist – MIFA

mifa  Job Announcement

Opening date: September 12, 2016

Closing date: September 16, 2016

Job title: Homeless Hotline Client Specialist

Reports To: Homeless Hotline Program Manager   

Compensation level: Clerical C

To apply

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

Position Summary

With the goal of ensuring that no child sleeps on the street or in a place unmeant for human habitation, this position answers calls to the 24/7 telephone Hotline for homeless families. Activities include answering calls as they come in, screening and referring callers to appropriate services, and inputting into the computer device basic caller information and disposition in to the CoAction Net data base.


  1. Associate Degree or two years post high school education
  2. Two years of experience working in a social service  or customer service environment, preferably with homeless families
  3. Proficient operating communication systems (computers, email, laptops, multi-line telephone, faxes, scanners, and presentation equipment.), Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, with the ability to learn various database systems, i.e., HMIS and CoAction Net
  4. Ability to work non-traditional hours as well as be on-call during nights, weekends and holidays as needed

Major Responsibilities and Related Tasks

  1. Answer calls made to the 24/7 telephone Hotline for homeless families
  2. Ensure that calls to the 24/7 Hotline are responded to, and appropriate referral are made
  3. Submit service activity reports accurately and timely
  4. Serve as a liaison between homeless families and the shelter providers
  5. Network with community partners to ensure that homeless families receive the appropriate services
  6. Submit actuate and timely activity report
  7. Screen walk-in families in a prompt and compassionate manner, providing the most appropriate services possible
  8. Maintain on-going communication and collaboration with shelter providers to ensure shelter placement for families
  9. Take the initiative to find a resolution for problems other than housing that the client may need assistance with; make appropriate and prompt referrals to other service providers
  10. Check e-mails and respond back accordingly on a daily basis
  11. Secure all required information needed for case file to document the family household, homeless verification, ID for all family members, proof of all income
  12. Ability to exercise flexibility when necessary with respect to addressing family’s  needs
  13. Submit actuate and timely activity reports
  14. Serve on the Emergency Housing Partnership Management team to develop, evaluate, and report on program activity.
  15. Service as an active and engaged team EHP team member
  16. Maintain contact with shelter providers to ensure that homeless families are receiving needed services, that MIFA is sending appropriate referrals, and to maintain an effective collaboration

Other Responsibilities

  • Attend meetings as required
  • Work cooperatively with other members of the MIFA Emergency Services and Rapid Rehousing teams
  • Effective problem-solving and negotiation skills
  • Excellent people skills and verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail in follow-up paper work
  • Ability to prioritize workload, work independently, and possess individual initiative
  • Ability to remain calm and focused in situations where clients or involved parties may be angry or anxious
  • Ability to handle client and donor information confidentially and discreetly
  • Ability to welcome and respect people of diverse ages, races, household compositions and persons in crisis
  • Other duties as assigned.


Reports to

Hotline Program Manager; Full-time (40hours per week)/Non-Exempt

Starting Rate $12.60 per hour

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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.

MIFA’s mission: Supporting the independence of vulnerable seniors and families in crisis through high-impact programs. Our vision: Uniting the community through service.

Our values are to welcome and respect all people, act with integrity, value individual initiative and ability, serve individuals and the community as an act of faith, and balance humanitarian goals with sound business practices.

Our vision: Uniting the community through service.
Our mission: Supporting the independence of vulnerable seniors and families in crisis through high-impact programs.

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Target: Hiring Seasonal Workers 

Too early to talk about Christmas? It may seem like September is too early to start talking about the holidays, but for some stores, they’re already talking about how many seasonal workers they

Source: Target to hire 70K seasonal workers – WMC Action News 5 – Memphis, Tennessee

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FedEx Application Event 9/22-Shuttle Provided


All participants are encouraged to attend WIN’s orientation prior to the recruitment event if possible. If they are unable to attend prior to the event, they will be allowed to attend orientation after the recruitment event to allow WIN to assist with other career and training needs if necessary.

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Customer Service Rep – Whimsy Cookie

Whimsy Cookie

Join The Whimsy Cookie Company as our next Customer Service Rep! The Whimsy Girls are looking for a customer-oriented service rep to act as a liaison, provide product information accurately and efficiency.


  • Effectively manage large amounts of incoming calls
  • Assist customers with custom orders via phone, email or walk in.
  • Take payment via POS system
  • Build sustainable relationships of trust through interactive communication
  • Identify and assess customers needs to achieve 100% satisfaction
  • Keep records of customer interactions, process custom orders and file documents
  • Follow communication procedures, guidelines and policies
  • Engage and greet every customer who comes into Whimsy House


  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong phone contact handling skills, email skills
  • Customer orientation and ability to adapt/respond to different types of personalities
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise, and manage time effectively
  • Customer service experience would be helpful
  • POS system experience would be helpful, not a must
  • High School Degree

Serious inquiries only.  Please email resume to
Whimsy Cookie Company
4704 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38117

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Sheraton Memphis Downtown


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KPower Logistics Job Fairs (9/24 & 9/25)


If unable to attend Cookout/Job Fair, Please Apply Online  or

In Person, Monday- Friday 8:30am- 3:00pm at:

8878 Hacks Cross Olive Branch MS 38654     (662)890-0899


3875 S Mendenhall Memphis TN 38115      (901)843-6191

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Williams-Sonoma Hiring Events 9/24 & 10/22

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Available jobs include order fulfillment, forklift operators and monogram machine operation

Source: Williams-Sonoma to hire 2,000 seasonal workers |

Hiring events are scheduled for Saturday, September 24 and Saturday, October 22 at 7755 Polk Lane in Olive Branch, Mississippi.

To apply online, click here.


Williams-Sonoma Seasonal Warehouse Openings

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Maximus Job Fair – 9/29/16


TN Career Coach @ Maximus Job Fair 9/29

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by | September 14, 2016 · 11:48 AM