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Agape Employment Opportunities

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At Agape, we have one common goal: “To be a Christ-centered ministry that provides children and families with healthy homes”.  With excellence, it is also our goal to connect people to God’s mission by uniting children with loving families, strengthening homes and communities with intentional relationships, and linking servants to service.

Below are employment opportunities to serve within Agape:
1. Volunteer Services Specialist II (revised posting of Volunteer Services Specialist position in February 2016)—1 position available
2. Finance & Accounting Supervisor—1 position available
3. Volunteer Coordinator—1 position available
3. School-Based Connector (formerly known as ASD Connector)—4 positions available
4. Operations Technician—1 position available

For further information, please go to http://www.agapemeanslove.org/employment-opportunities/.

Interested candidates should e-mail their resume to the Human Resources Department at Employment@AgapeMeansLove.org.  Please see attached descriptions for additional details of roles and expectations.

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Employment Opportunities at Agape

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Below are employment opportunities to serve within Agape:
1. Families in Transition Connector Supervisor (1 position available)
2. Adoption & Maternity Services Social Worker(1 position available)
3. School-Based Connector (formerly known as ASD Connector) (1 position available)
4. Volunteer Services Specialist (1 position available)

For more details about the positions, please click HERE.
Interested candidates should e-mail their resume to the Human Resources Department at Employment@AgapeMeansLove.org.

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Agape Employment Opportunities

AgapeVOLUNTEER SERVICES SPECIALIST

Reports To: Volunteer Coordinator

Position(s) Available: 1 (one)

Agape is seeking a Volunteer Services Specialist for our Volunteer & Recruitment program. The Volunteer Services Specialist provides on-going support to Volunteer Coordinator by managing volunteer services activities related to the implementation and on-going support of the new department needs; assist in designing retention strategies for volunteers, participate and assist with efforts in the development of new and assessment of current policies and procedures for recruitment, retention of volunteers for the agency. The Volunteer Services Specialist will work closely with Volunteer Coordinator and with all members of the Leadership Team and others within the agency to ensure that his/her responsibilities are effectively and consistently discharged. Additionally, the Volunteer Services Specialist must be highly organized, excellent public speaking and presentation skills, and ability to network.

Education & Experience Requirement:
Bachelor’s degree in business, personnel management or related field. Candidate must demonstrate leadership and management skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Additionally, candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidate must be willing to engage in Agape’s Performance Quality and Improvement (also known as Continuous Quality Improvement) standards of quality & excellence.

 
SCHOOL-BASED CONNECTOR (Anticipated Vacancy)

Position(s) Available: 2 (two)

Agape is seeking applicants for School-Based Connector positions to effectively provide grassroots outreach and engagement of the youth and facilitate connection with them to the high quality services needed to succeed. The goal of the School-Based Connector position is to be embedded in a selected site/neighborhood in Memphis with the hope of connecting with families, and assisting by linking them to resources, that they desire and need. They are responsible for ensuring the health and welfare of children and families served, which includes seeing that needs are being appropriately addressed, i.e., medical, health, spiritual, emotional, social, employment, educational/training, etc.

Education & Experience Requirement:
Master’s Degree in Social Work or other related social services fields acceptable. Candidate must be culturally sensitive with a passion for helping others. Must be computer literate. Must have a valid driver license and own a vehicle with proof of auto insurance. Candidate must be willing to engage in Agape’s Performance Quality and Improvement (also known as Continuous Quality Improvement) standards of quality & excellence.

Send Resumes To: Employment@AgapeMeansLove.org

 

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Job Openings @ Agape

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Job Opening @ AGAPE Child and Family Services

AGAPE CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT RE-POSTED May 4, 2012

Position Title: Families in Transition Director (Full-time)

Location: Memphis, TN

Program: Families in Transition (FIT)

Reports To: Director of Operations

Agape, a non-profit agency is seeking dynamic, motivated and assertive Families in Transition Director. This person will be responsible for the oversight of the operations of our residential program, Families in Transition (FIT) program and other related program expansions. Therefore, experience in working in homeless, residential programs preferred by not required. The Families in Transition Director will assist in providing leadership to all staff by creating a positive work environment and promoting the professional growth of supervisors in managing day to day operations to ensure fiscal and program service goal achievement according to Agape policies, practices, and procedures.

Innovative thinking and flexibility, as well as the ability to work independently are critically important.

 

As the Families in Transition Director for FIT, this successful candidate must respond to a wide variety of routine and non-routine requests and demands. This position requires excellent communications skills and the ability to process information in an effective and professional manner. This person will ensure accuracy of the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) data.

The Families in Transition Director must provide supervision to Social Work and/or program related staff. This applicant supervises the areas of program inquiries, intakes, and referrals concerning maternity care services and ensures that all clients receive meaningful and needed community services. As the Families in Transition Director, you will provide emotional, physical, spiritual, financial, medical, etc. counsel and support to clients served. This position requires a high level of reporting and attention to detail.

The Families in Transition Director must be proficient in managing multiple grants, projects and/or contracts. This applicant will represent Agape as an articulate and professional spokesperson with effective public presentation skills and the capacity to communicate with diverse audiences, including high-level policy makers, community leaders, media representatives, and other advocates and colleagues. This person must have the ability to write and speak cogently and persuasively, and possess highly-developed collaborative abilities. Strong management skills with demonstrated capacity to recruit, retain, lead and marshal the talents of a diverse, professional, experienced, and creative staff, who are often themselves recognized as leaders in their particular areas. The ability and desire to promote an open, inclusive work environment that emphasizes cooperation and teamwork are essential.

The Families in Transition Director  must also be capable of building trust while ensuring accountability. Timely and critical decision-making skills are necessary.  

Education and Experience Requirement

Master’s Degree in Social Work preferred, but other related Master’s Degree is accepted. This applicant must possess a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. Applicant must have demonstrated experience in this general field and at least 3-5 years of supervisory experience. Also, development/fund raising or related experience desired. Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of people, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, proven ability as a problem solver and self-starter.

Candidate must be culturally sensitive with a passion for helping others. Candidate must be computer proficient in Microsoft Office Suite Will be required to work a flexible schedule; possibly be available evenings and weekends.

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Send detailed résumé with references to: Agape Child & Family Services, Inc. Nichole Love, BBA, Office Manager Nichole.Love@AgapeMeansLove.org P. O. Box 11411 – Memphis, TN 38111 Or you may fax to: (901) 323-3640

Agape is a non-profit Christian-based child and family serving ministry that provides services to more than 10,000 children and families annually in Memphis, West Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi.

Agape does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices because of race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other legally protected characteristic. Agape, however, is a religious corporation and as a result, the Agency has certain religious requirements for its employees. This is in compliance with applicable law since Agape is a religious corporation.

 

 

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