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LITERACY MISOUTH- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

PROVIDE- TENNESSEE STATE COORDINATOR

OPERA MEMPHIS- EDUCATION & OUTREACH COORDINATOR

OPERA MEMPHIS- DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

URBANART COMMISSION- PROGRAM COORDINATOR

AGAPE CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES- DIRECTOR OF POWERLINES COMMUNITY NETWORK

AGAPE CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES- FINANCE & ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR

SHELBY FARMS PARK CONSERVANCY- PARK OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

SHELBY FARMS PARK CONSERVANCY- HOSPITALITY SERVICES COORDINATOR

SHELBY FARMS PARK CONSERVANCY- HEALTH & WELLNESS EDUCATOR

SHELBY FARMS PARK CONSERVANCY- HEALTH & WELLNESS EDUCATOR

SHELBY FARMS PARK CONSERVANCY- ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR

NOVICK CARDIAC ALLIANCE- GRANT WRITER

DOOR OF HOPE- CASE MANAGER

NATIONAL HEALTH CARE FOR THE HOMELESS- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION- WHERETOGIVEMIDSOUTH.ORG PROFILE COACH

FAMILY SAFETY CENTER- NAVIGATOR

FAMILY SAFETY CENTER- CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER

BALLET ON WHEELS- DANCE INSTRUCTOR (PT)

MCHR YOUTH CAN- CASE MANAGER

RISE FOUNDATION- PROGRAM COORDINATOR/GOAL CARD PROGRAM

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE- EVENING MANAGER

BEST BUDDIES TN- PROGRAM MANAGER, SCHOOL FRIENDSHIP

tnACHIEVES- tnACHIEVES REGIONAL COORDINATOR

KEMMONS WILSON FAMILY FOUNDATION- ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

GRACE HOUSE OF MEMPHIS- RESIDENTIAL REHABILITATION COUNSELOR

WKNO- MARKETING MANAGER

THE BADDOUR CENTER- DONOR RELATIONS

THE BADDOUR CENTER- COMMUNICATIONS

WOMEN'S FOUNDATION FOR A GREATER MEMPHIS - EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

 

 


LITERACY MID-SOUTH
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

Posted Date: JULY 26, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Executive Director (“ED”) serves as the chief executive officer of LMS and reports to the Board of Directors. The Executive Director will collaborate with the Board to develop, refine, and implement Literacy Mid-South's Strategic Plan while ensuring that the budget, staff, and operations are aligned.

 

Responsibilities

Operational and Program Management

  • Provide inspirational leadership and direction to all staff members, and ensure the continued development and management of a professional and efficient organization
  • Establish effective decision-making processes that will enable LMS to achieve its long- and short-term goals and objectives
  • Facilitate collaboration and internal communications with staff
  • Ensure that the organization is operating in a manner that supports the needs of the programs, grants, and staff
  • Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field of literacy both locally and nationally
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with community groups and organizations
  • Formulate and execute comprehensive marketing and branding strategies
  • Promote a positive, multicultural work environment
  • Realize the delivery of programs through new and existing partnerships
  • Increase efficiencies and consistency throughout the organization by developing and implementing standardized programs and services
  • Cultivate a strong and transparent working relationship with the Board of Directors and ensure open communication about the measurement of financial, programmatic, and impact performance against stated milestones and goals

 

Financial Management

  • Manage all of LMS’s resources prudently and according to organization’s budget guidelines, current laws and regulations
  • Oversee the financial status of the organization including developing long- and short-range financial plans, monitoring the budget, and sound financial controls are in place, and setting financial priorities accurately

Fundraising

  • Employ diverse strategies to develop funding resources
  • Lead and actively participate in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting support from individuals, companies, and foundations
  • Oversee, develop and provide effective stewardship of donors and volunteers

 

Qualification

 

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree, ideally with an MBA, MPA, CFRE or related advanced degree or certification
  • At least 10 years of overall professional experience
  • Prior non-profit experience required with a minimum of 5 years in the non-profit field at a management-level position
  • Significant board development, fundraising, marketing/branding and fiscal management experience
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills and the experience and proclivity to be an outgoing spokesperson, relationship builder, and fundraiser
  • Ability to set clear priorities, delegate, and guide investment in people and systems; keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making
  • Excellent coalition-building skills with an ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, able to achieve consensus among differing opinions
  • Strong commitment to the professional development of staff
  • Familiarity with guidelines, regulations and restrictions related to non-profit corporations and 501(c)(3) status
  • Experience in a learning environment with students of any age (preferred)

 

To Apply

Please submit your resume at directorsearch@literacymidsouth.org. In addition, please provide a cover letter with a maximum of 250 words describing why you want this position; what skills, knowledge or insight you bring to the position; and how your prior education and work experience has prepared you for this position.  Final candidate will be required to submit references and to undergo a personal background check.

 

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PROVIDE
TENNESSEE STATE COORDINATOR

 

Posted Date: JULY 26, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Tennessee State Coordinator is a full time salaried position, reporting to the Regional Director. As a member of Provide’s referrals initiative team in Tennessee, the Tennessee State Coordinator will:

 

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate state/regional work to increase access to abortion and build state champions as described in Provide’s Conceptual Model for Referrals and Referrals Project plan, working with project leadership and a state-based team through:
  • Outreach/assessment: As part of a team, research, identify, assess and recruit training sites and champions among community health, rural health, social services, perinatal health and primary care agencies, focusing on those agencies where there is the most opportunity to promote access through pregnancy options counseling and referrals for agency patients/clients.
  • Training: As part of a team, provide introductory training to agency staff in pregnancy options, counseling and referral-making, and other reproductive health information and skills-based content using materials developed by Provide.
  • Technical Assistance: As part of a team, provide hands-on technical assistance to targeted agencies in the process of integrating or enhancing abortion referrals into their institution’s practice and policies, using the model approach to providing abortion referrals as a guide for establishing site-specific practice goals and for assessing and responding to facilitating factors and barriers.
  • Work closely with the state team to ensure team members are utilized as co-trainers and in outreach, training, follow up/technical assistance, and champion development activities.
  • Identify and strengthen abortion provider relationships to inform and include them in any referrals activities of interest.
  • Collaborate with Provide project directors, evaluators and other staff to ensure communication and coordination of work with Provide.
  • Write individual site training reports and provide weekly and bi-monthly updates to teams and supervisor.
  • Participate in visibility events, Provide staff and Board meetings, professional conferences and meetings, and program activities as requested.
  • Perform other duties as required to advance assigned projects and the overall work of Provide, including but not limited to:
     Program Division phone calls
     Keep evaluation data current in database
     Participation in staff trainings
     Participation in staff calls

 

Qualification

  • Proven ability to actively cultivate, engage, and connect diverse people and activities working together toward a common goal, a commitment to network building and leadership development and the ability to build trust in individual relationships across distances with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Strong existing state networks within primary health care, social services, reproductive health care, public health, rural health and/or abortion service delivery with an emphasis on seeking opportunities for improving abortion referrals through training and champion development.
  • Experience coordinating and providing professional education/training for health professionals a plus.
  • Persistence, resourcefulness and the ability to identify opportunities and needs and respond to these creatively and flexibly.
  • Ability to travel throughout the state and outside of the state for required staff meetings twice a year
  • Ability to work in a work-shifting/telecommuting team-oriented environment
    o Excellent communication skills (in-person, email, phone, status reports, creating and editing reports and documents, remote meetings)
    o Excellent problem solving skills
    o Experience with administrative work (scheduling/facilitating meetings, data base entry, creating spreadsheets, submitting expense claims, making travel arrangements)
    o Team player
  • Comfort with using technology for organizing and project management
  • Commitment to Provide’s core mission, values and programs.

 

To Apply

Qualified candidates should apply through our website, www.provideaccess.org and provide their resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references.


Applications will be accepted on an on-going basis until August 26, 2016. Scheduling of interviews will take place 2-3 weeks after closing date and will be conducted until the position is filled.

 

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OPERA MEMPHIS
EDUCATION & OUTREACH COORDINATOR

 

Posted Date: JULY 26, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Education & Outreach Coordinator is responsible to the General Director for the overall quality of the education and outreach programs and will report directly to the Director of Operations and work in close partnership with Music Director, Director of Production, and Marketing Manager. The Coordinator will collaborate most directly with the Director of Operations, Music Director, and the Artists-in-Residence for the education and outreach programming season. The Education & Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for planning, developing, managing, and selling of all education and outreach programs including in-school programs, summer camps, family days, caroling, student dress rehearsals, pre-show talks, lectures, and panels. The Coordinator will also be responsible for company management including scheduling and arranging all artist and production staff housing, transportation, and local rentals cars.

 

Responsibilities

  • Create new education and outreach programming.
  • Prepare all educational materials for the school programs.
  • Assist in all outreach programming and scheduling.
  • Develop and produce adult and family programs including previews, pre-show talks, and lectures.
  • Assist other departments in creating educational programs for the staff and seasonal artists such as the chorus.
  • Market group sales tickets for dress rehearsals and performances to schools and retirement communities.
  • Assist the Director of Development to prepare and report on grants for educational programs.
  • Create and/or maintain partnerships with community groups and schools.
  • Oversee and track the budgets for education and outreach programs.
  • Manage, schedule, and coordinate sales of all education programs.
  • Assist in coordinating the Artist-in-Residence schedule.
  • Schedule and arrange all artist housing, transportation, and local rental cars.
  • Coordinate artist pick up and arrival.
  • Coordinate and create amenities or perks for artists such as gym memberships.
  • Create and distribute welcome bags for artists. Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualification

  • BA (Music education or performance with a background in voice is preferred)
  • Previous experience working in artistic administration at an arts-related organization or school is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of opera
  • Familiarity with MS Office and Google Apps (facility with Adobe Acrobat preferred)
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and able to work independently and as a team
  • Confident self-presentation and outgoing demeanor
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to take initiative
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments while meeting deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent proofreading skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Willing to drive a cargo van
  • Able to work at a desk for extended periods of time
  • Able to lift and move objects such as a digital keyboard or speaker
  • Availability to work occasional nights and weekends for performances and special events

 

To Apply

 Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and references to Director of Operations, Opera Memphis, 6745 Wolf River Parkway, Memphis, TN  38120 or by email to sarah@operamemphis.org. Only applicants who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

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OPERA MEMPHIS
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

 

Posted Date: JULY 26, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Director of Development will report to the General Director and work in close partnership with the Director of Operations, the Company Manager, and the Marketing Coordinator. As the chief fundraiser for Opera Memphis, the Director of Development will be directly responsible for meeting an annual fundraising goal of $750,000 - $1 million from individuals, foundations, corporations, and government agencies.

 

Responsibilities

  • 35%     Major gifts activities (e.g., calling prospects, scheduling meetings, in-person solicitation
    of major gifts, follow up communications, coaching and delegation of outreach to volunteer leadership)
  • 25%     Preparation and submission of grant proposals, sponsorship packets, and related reports
  • 15%     Gift-processing and donor-stewardship (e.g., data-entry, seat notes, gift receipts)
  • 5%       Other duties as assigned

 

Financial Management

  • Manage all of LMS’s resources prudently and according to organization’s budget guidelines, current laws and regulations
  • Oversee the financial status of the organization including developing long- and short-range financial plans, monitoring the budget, and sound financial controls are in place, and setting financial priorities accurately

Fundraising

  • Employ diverse strategies to develop funding resources
  • Lead and actively participate in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting support from individuals, companies, and foundations
  • Oversee, develop and provide effective stewardship of donors and volunteers

 

Qualification

  • BA (Master’s preferred)
  • Familiarity with MS Office and/or Google Apps (facility with Adobe Acrobat preferred)
  • Experience conducting online prospect research
  • At least five years of experience in fundraising, marketing, or sales
  • Strong knowledge of fundraising best practices
  • Experience asking donor prospects for specific dollar amounts
  • Confident self-presentation and outgoing demeanor
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Experience delivering targeted messaging to diverse constituent groups
  • Proven ability to maintain positive relationships with external stakeholders
  • Ability prioritize multiple assignments
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to take initiative
  • Deep affinity for the performing arts

Other Requirements

  1. Valid driver’s license
  2. Able to work at a desk for extended periods of time
  3. Able to lift and move light objects (such as stacks of paper and boxes of envelopes)
  4. Availability to work occasional nights and weekends for performances and special events

 

To Apply

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and references to Director of Operations, Opera Memphis, 6745 Wolf River Parkway, Memphis, TN  38120 or by email to sarah@operamemphis.org. Only applicants who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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URBANART COMMISSION
PROGRAM COORDINATOR

 

Posted Date: JULY 26, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Program Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director and Project Management team to engage audiences around projects and partnerships through programs, events, and various media platforms. This position is responsible for creating and implementing programs and events, scheduling and contributing social media content, and providing support for Project Managers related to public art/design projects

 

Responsibilities

  • Organize and implement programs and events in keeping with the strategic plan of UAC
  • Manage revenue and expenses for programs based on the organization’s budget
  • Recruit and manage volunteers to assist in program implementation
  • Coordinate with key partners throughout planning and execution of programs and events
  • Assist the Executive Director in pursuing program and event related grants and funding sources
  • Assist in managing aspects of specific public art/design enhancement projects and budgets, as assigned, including project planning, monitoring fabrication and installation of artworks, and maintenance coordination 

 

Qualification

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Overall qualifications required include proven ability to work with a diverse range of publics and staff, including artists.

  • Must be creative and innovative
  • Able to multi-task several projects simultaneously; detailed, proactive, highly motivated and organized
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software (especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel); Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop and InDesign skills preferred
  • Should be functional with Mac-based computer systems
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication abilities
  • Must have a flexible schedule and able to work nights and weekends as needed for events
  • Must have reliable transportation

 

Education/Experience
Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in marketing, arts management, art history, design, or a closely related field. Previous project management or event planning experience required, specifically coordinating multiple stakeholders and adhering to a timeline. Sincere interest in public art, design and contemporary art issues a significant plus.

 

To Apply

Applicants should email a current resume including salary history, a letter of interest not to exceed 1 page, and 3 professional references with the subject line “Program Coordinator application” to: HR@urbanartcommission.org.

 

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AGAPE CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
DIRECTOR OF POWERLINES COMMUNITY NETWORK

 

Posted Date: JULY 20, 2016

 

Brief Description

Agape, a non-profit child and family services agency is a seeking dynamic, motivated and assertive Director of Powerlines Community Network (PCN).

 

Responsibilities

  • The Director of PCN, will be responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating activities associated with the Agape led Powerlines Community Network (PCN) to include providing: general oversight for PCN platform related activities and associated projects;
  • Grant development, submission, and management; funder reporting; and technical assistance to local/regional coalitions and partnerships that focus on impacts to youth and families residing within the PCN communities.
  • The Director of PCN will work to develop and implement strategies that will lead to long-term involvement of community partners.
  • As Director of PCN, candidate will coordinate with Agape management staff to plan the delivery Agape-delivered direct services at PCN sites, execute formal agreements/memoranda of understanding with site-specific delivery partners, in partnership with the Executive Director and Director of Operations.

Qualification

  • Masters in Behavioral, Social Sciences, Business or a related degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills or abilities for this position with at least 2 years of high level leadership experience to include directing of both staff and programs.
  • Also development/fundraising or related experience needed.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and working in collaboration with community stakeholders.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Candidate must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office and general computer skills. Will be required to work a flexible schedule; possibly be available evenings and weekends.
  • Candidate must be willing to engage in Agape’s Performance Quality and Improvement (also known as Continuous Quality Improvement) standards of quality & excellence.

 

To Apply

Interested candidates should send your resume to: Employment@AgapeMeansLove.org

 

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AGAPE CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
FINANCE & ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR

 

Posted Date: JULY 20, 2016

 

Brief Description

Agape, a non-profit child and family services agency is a seeking dynamic, motivated and assertive Finance & Accounting Supervisor. Agape is seeking an applicant for the Finance & Accounting Supervisor position to oversee all accounts payable and receivable data entry.

 

Responsibilities

  • As the Finance & Accounting Supervisor must have at least two (2) years of supervisory experience and
  • Candidate must participate in and lend leadership and support to Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
  • This candidate will work directly with leadership to develop program budgets, provide financial statements, and reporting.
  • The Finance & Accounting Supervisor will provide monthly reconciliations to CFO i.e. bank reconciliations, receivables/payables, prepaid insurance, accumulated depreciation, and other reconciliations as deemed necessary.
  • Additionally, the Finance & Accounting Supervisor will process bi-weekly payroll and assist auditors with year-end audits as necessary.
  • This candidate must possess the ability to work well independently as well as part of a team

Qualification

  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting, Finance or related major,
  • at least two years of experience in bookkeeping, accounting or other relevant experience,
  • 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,
  • excellent computer skills, and demonstrated user orientation.
  • Will be required to work a flexible schedule; possibly be available evenings and weekends

 

To Apply

Interested candidates should send your resume to: Employment@AgapeMeansLove.org


 

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SHELBY FARMS PARK CONSERVANCY
PARK OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

 

Posted Date: JULY 11, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Park Operations Coordinator will provide general coordination, support and assistance in a comprehensive Park Operations program and related activities. The Park Operations Coordinator will support the achievement of departmental objectives by providing coordination between Park Operations and other departments, visitors and external partners, and vendors.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provides support to Operations Management for variety of ongoing tasks and special projects
  • Develops and refines operations/management plans in coordination with team members and according to SFPC Strategic Business Plan goals.
  • Tracks and reports progress against operations/management plans and recommends changes to resource allocations accordingly.
  • Enhances department and organization by accepting ownership for the department accomplishing new and different requests from internal and external clients with excellent hospitality and customercentric approach.
  • Manages recurring and special project meetings, handling scheduling, preparing agendas, preparing materials ahead of time, recording notes, and providing follow up to achieve goals.
  • Creates and maintains accurate and up-to-date reports to provide valuable data on Operations projects, visitors, and external partners.
  • Manage payroll activities in coordination with Operations Manager and Controller, including monitoring work schedule to ensure compliance
  • Support departmental budget compliance.
  • Represents Park Operations with internal and external partners
  • Serves as liaison for partners/vendors, ensuring contract compliance and customer care.
  • Conduct research as needed to enhance operations, policies and procedures

 

Qualification

  • Excellent writing, analytical, verbal communication and organization skills
  • Self-motivated and resourceful; proven ability to multi-task and operate successfully under tight deadlines, time pressures and competing priorities.
  • Ability to work effectively with other staff members and volunteers
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Team oriented, flexible, positive, and personable
  • A strong understanding of and commitment to the SFPC vision and mission
  • Proficiency with a variety of computer applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Basic accounting and management knowledge
  • Physical ability to possibly perform tasks in the Park and work outdoors in extreme environmental conditions (heat, cold, inclement weather)

 

To Apply

To apply, email resume and completed job application to jobs@shelbyfarmspark.org. Include Position Title in subject line.

Job application can be found at http://www.shelbyfarmspark.org/jobs.

 

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SHELBY FARMS PARK CONSERVANCY
HOSPITALITY SERVICES COORDINATOR

 

Posted Date: JULY 11, 2016

 

Brief Description

This position is responsible for providing support to the Sr. Manager of Hospitality Services as well as Sales Team to meet overall expectations of Customer Service and Revenue Objectives.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist Senior Manager of Hospitality Services with customer detailing meetings and completion of documents such as BEO’s.
  • Gather materials and information to provide to customers pertaining to their events; such as preferred vendor lists.
  • Input data into Sales System and provide administrative support with reporting, customer tours, setting up planning meetings and answering phone calls/inquiries.
  • Communication with Preferred Vendors and third party partners to ensure that the customer needs are understood and that the Banquet Event Order can be executed.
  • Maintain organized filing system.
  • Communication to Park Departments regarding upcoming events and coordinating assistance from such departments regarding execution of event
  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.

 

Qualification

  • A degree in hospitality or business management is an asset but not required.
  • Experience working in hospitality industry such as Banquets/Food & Beverage, Group sales, Hotel operations
  • Experience working in a Sales Platform such as Delphi/Caterease
  • Knowledge of Powerpoint, Excel, and Word.
  • Excellent communication and guest relation skills in English
  • The ability to work well with a large group of people in a team environment
  • Must be able to work well in stressful, high-pressure situations including the ability to handle guest complaints and disputes and resolve them to satisfactory results
  • Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding and clarifying concerns and issues raised by team members and guests
  • Must be able to multi-task, have strong organizational & decision making skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, days, weekends and holidays

 

To Apply

To apply, email resume and completed job application to jobs@shelbyfarmspark.org. Include Position Title in subject line.

Job application can be found at http://www.shelbyfarmspark.org/jobs.

 

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SHELBY FARMS PARK CONSERVANCY
HEALTH & WELLNESS EDUCATOR

 

Posted Date: JULY 11, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Health + Wellness Educator works under the direction of the Senior Manager of Events + Programs to orchestrate a three-year grant funded by the Department of Health’s ‘Project Diabetes’ to offer health and wellness education throughout Shelby Farms Park Conservancy’s programming. The Health + Wellness Educator will collaborate with the Programs Coordinator to both recruit participants and provide education to diverse demographics targeted by the park through both the Get Outside! Fitness Programs and the Field Trips that serve all ages of the community.

 

Responsibilities

  • Support Manager of Marketing + Communications to develop and activate a comprehensive outreach campaign for the purpose of launching free fitness programming in the community
  • Manage revenue and expenses for the fitness programs in line with the fiscal year budget and the Project Diabetes Grant allocation
  • Educate children and families who will come to the Get Outside! Fitness Programs and Field Trip Programs
  • Recruit participants from key zip codes in Shelby County and through West Tennessee as designated in the Project Diabetes Grant.
  • Coordinate schedules of certified fitness trainers to lead free fitness classes in the Park
  • Develop and manage tracking process for program data as needed for quarterly and yearly reports for the Project Diabetes Grant.
  • Communicate information to Development Manager on potential grants and funding sources for sustainment of programming after three years
  • Prepare bi-weekly reports to supervisor.

 

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Preferred Tennessee State Teaching Certificate
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills; ability to manage multiple projects
  • Excellent communications and critical listening skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills that balance professionalism, diplomacy and compassion
  • Strong writing and editing skills for the development of both internal and external email communications, reports, and other documents
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience in Gmail, Google Apps, SmartSheets, and NetSuite a plus.
  • Demonstrates values of collaboration, accountability, authenticity, trust and learning
  • Commitment to the consistent production of high quality, detailed work
  • Organizes, plans, and schedules in an efficient, productive manner
  • Manages stress in a fast-paced, changing organization
  • Collaborates with people of different races, backgrounds, experiences and educational levels
  • Elicits confidence and builds rapport
  • Enthusiastic, dependable, self-motivated, and self-aware

 

To Apply

To apply, email resume and completed job application to jobs@shelbyfarmspark.org. Include Position Title in subject line.

Job application can be found at www.shelbyfarmspark.org/jobs.

 

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SHELBY FARMS PARK CONSERVANCY
ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR

 

Posted Date: JULY 11, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Administrative Coordinator works under the direction of the Executive Director to provide support, coordination project management, and assistance for programs, processes and initiatives of the Executive Team and overall company. The Administrative Coordinator will use organization, project management, research, evaluation, communication and administrative skills to collaborate with the Executive Team, Staff Team, Board Members, and external contacts.

 

Responsibilities

  • Coordination and preparation of Board Meetings, SFPC Team meetings and other events
  • Provides HR support including assisting with job postings, support hiring managers through application process and new hire process (data collection, file preparation, orientation)
  • Supports annual insurance renewal process
  • Administers staff email system (Gmail), creating accounts for new employees
  • Administers and coordinates staff Shared Drive
  • Conducts research and develops reports and presentations
  • Tracks, evaluates and reports on organizational initiatives
  • Coordinates office supplies needs for staff

 

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proven relevant work experience in an equivalent position with a corporate, nonprofit, government or philanthropic organization
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills; ability to manage multiple projects
  • Excellent communications and critical listening skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills that balance professionalism, diplomacy and compassion
  • Strong writing and editing skills for the development of both internal and external email communications, reports, and other documents
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience in Gmail, Google Apps, SmartSheets, and NetSuite a plus.
  • Demonstrates values of collaboration, accountability, authenticity, trust and learning
  • Commitment to the consistent production of high quality, detailed work
  • Organizes, plans, and schedules in an efficient, productive manner
  • Manages stress in a fast-paced, changing organization
  • Collaborates with people of different races, backgrounds, experiences and educational levels
  • Elicits confidence and builds rapport
  • Enthusiastic, dependable, self-motivated, and self-aware

 

To Apply

To apply, email resume and completed job application to jobs@shelbyfarmspark.org. Include Position Title in subject line.

Job application can be found at www.shelbyfarmspark.org/jobs.

 

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NOVICK CARDIAC ALLIANCE
GRANT WRITER

 

Posted Date: JULY 8, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Novick Cardiac Alliance is committed to bringing sustainable healthcare solutions to children with cardiac disease in the developing world. We are dedicated to improving the skills, knowledge, technology and experience of local health care providers in regions of the world without access to quality Pediatric Cardiac Care. We aim to provide comprehensive care to all children with congenital or acquired heart disease regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, political ideation, genetic factors or economic means. Our vision is that in the future all children with heart disease, no matter where they are born, will be able to receive the medical and surgical care they require to live a long and healthy life.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Novick Cardiac Alliance is seeking a part-time grant writing specialist to conduct research using database tools and identify funding sources.  
  • He or she will develop proposals, determine goals for each potential funding source and follow up with sources as well as maintain a database.

 

 

Qualification

  • Must be detail-oriented and be able to work independently with results.
  • Must have grant writing and research experience working with non-profits.

 

To Apply

Please contact Jean Towne at jean.towne@cardiac-alliance.org with resume and references.

 


DOOR OF HOPE
CASE MANAGER

 

Posted Date: JULY 8, 2016

 

Brief Description

Provide case management services to residents in a home and community setting to assist resident with transitioning from being chronically homeless, maintain and secure stable housing, increase independent living skills, and income, and increase self determination. This position is a grant funded position.

 

Responsibilities

  • Carry a minimum caseload of 10-20 guests
  • Meet with assigned resident a minimum of two times per month, increasing and decreasing as directed by the Program Director on the basis of resident need
  • Maintain a flexible schedule that is convenient for the resident in order to meet resident needs.
  • Collect information about guest using interview, case history, and observation techniques and assessment methods
  • Conduct on-going assessments as needed
  • Analyze information collected by assessment and observation to develop service plans and determine need for resident.
  • Complete documentation of all guest information (case notes and hard chart documentation) in a timely and professional manner
  • Provide accurate and complete information to Program Director in a timely manner in the event of a guest crisis event
  • Attend weekly case manager meetings and staff meetings and provide and receive support and guidance regarding each case manager’s caseload.
  • Participate in monthly resident programs by attending and assisting with the development of programs.
  • Implement suggestions by the Program Director or Executive Director in a timely manner which reflect resident progress and needs on service plans
  • Conduct primary individual sessions with residents by assisting them attend medical and mental health appointment, educational, and employment related employment
  • Empower the resident to build upon and use the supports in their natural environments/teach resident how to access community resources. Linking residents to existing mainstream services, including health, mental heath, and substance abuse treatment and case management services
  • Attend psychiatric/psychological consultation, reviews and other meeting as appropriate with resident
  • Complete regular inspection of resident apartments/rooms as directed by Program Director or Executive Director.
  • Monitor quality of services provided for the resident by outside agencies.
  • Act as an advocate for resident when they may face legal charges
  • Maintain adherence to confidentiality with ethical and legal guidelines
  • Make sure that all hard charts are in compliance with grant and Door of Hope standards.
  • Attend all training as required
  • Interact in a positive manner within any capacity of the job

 

 

Qualification

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in social sciences
  • At least (1) year of experience working with people who are homeless with disabilities or related field
  • Must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license and must be insured.
  • Must have a good driving record and reliable transportation
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and have the ability to master any software that is used to service the residents.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary.

 

To Apply

Submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references to Porsha Goodman, Executive Director, via email at Porsha.goodman@doorofhopememphis.org by Wednesday, July 20, 2016.  Staff will acknowledge receipt of your documents via email.  Door of Hope is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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NATIONAL HEALTH CARE FOR THE HOMELESS
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

Posted Date: JULY 5, 2016

 

Brief Description

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director provides vision, direction, leadership, passion, and management to the organization.

 

Responsibilities

Near Term Priorities

  • Maintain excellence in existing program delivery.
  • Build upon existing relationships and initiate new programs and collaborations with service and national advocacy organizations.
  • Develop and implement a strategy for reducing the Council’s dependence on government grants.
  • Raise the Council’s profile through development and implementation of an enhanced marketing and membership strategy.

 

Leadership and Strategic Direction

  • Maintain and build strong external relationships and partnerships, communication strategies and alliances across the homeless, health care, and housing sectors.
  • Working with the Board, Council members, and other constituents, lead the organization in the development and implementation of long-range strategies and vision.
  • Build and maintain an effective working relationship with the Board and its leadership, while enhancing Board capacity in key areas such as marketing and strategic leadership.
  • Provide strategic leadership and develop relationships to help diversify funding and reduce reliance on federal government funding sources.
  • Engage in public speaking, writing, policy advocacy and community organizing to advance the goals of the organization.
  • Maintain a current and working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the fields of health care, housing and homelessness.

 

Manage Organization

  • Promote an organizational culture that fosters passion for a common mission, cooperation, and transparency.
  • Maintain and improve the overall administration of the day-to-day affairs of the organization. Devise and implement new policies and procedures as needed.
  • Sustain, enhance and supervise an effective management team and develop appropriate succession plans.
  • Manage the Council’s resources and ensure compliance with established laws, regulations, contractual obligations, policies and proper internal systems and controls. Assure adequate fiscal controls and accounting of all funds, as well as timely and accurate financial reports to the Board.

Qualification

Ideal candidates for this position will share our passion for ending homelessness and providing high quality health care to the most vulnerable, as well as having a strong commitment and track record related to consensus, inclusion, and diversity. Candidate skills and subject matter knowledge should include:

  • Highly skilled and diplomatic consensus builder with excellent listening skills.
  • Proven networker with exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and understand complex relationships that involve a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • 10 or more years of senior leadership or directly-related programmatic experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of, or experience with systems of care serving people experiencing homelessness or other extremely vulnerable populations and a passion for ending homelessness.
  • An inspiring, supportive, and inclusive leadership style with a successful track record of motivating and supporting staff in a collaborative work environment. Experience working in an organization that uses a consensus-based decision-making process is preferred.
  • Excellent and persuasive oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven experience with fiscal management, budgeting, fundraising, and operations.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred.

 

To Apply

The Council has hired Raffa to assist with the executive search and transition. To apply, e-mail resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: Council@Raffa.com (e-mail applications are required and will only be accepted at this email address).

If you have questions about the search, please contact: Peggy Sand, Raffa Senior Search and Sustainability Consultant, at psand@raffa.com.

The National Health Care for the Homeless Council is an equal opportunity employer. Resume review begins immediately.

 

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COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
WHERETOGIVEMIDSOUTH.ORG PROFILE COACH

 

Posted Date: JUNE 30, 2016

 

Brief Description

This full-time position will work with WHEREtoGIVEmidsouth.org, an online resource that allows nonprofit organizations to tell their story, fundraise, and increase their visibility. This position will assist nonprofits in creating, updating, and maintaining their WHEREtoGIVEmidsouth.org profiles, while also serving as reference for nonprofits to learn more about our partner site WHEREweLIVEmidsouth.org. This may include inputting select data, training nonprofit organizations on how to update their profiles, scheduling those updates, and answering any questions a nonprofit organization may have about the form and content of its profile. The Profile Coach will help to strengthen the relationship between the Community Foundation and WHEREtoGIVEmidsouth.org nonprofits by providing technical and informational support.

 

Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain professional relationships with existing nonprofit partners and develop new relationships with nonprofit partners not currently listed on the site
  • Conduct and complete quality assurance analysis of WHEREtoGIVEmidsouth.org profiles to ensure that users of the website have access to accurate information
  • Field questions and/or request for information regarding WHEREtoGIVEmidsouth.org in person, over-the-phone and, through email
  • Ensure all supporting documentation/information needed for assigned nonprofit profiles is on file at the Community Foundation
  • Maintain the department’s contact database of nonprofits in the Mid-South area
  • Work with Director of Marketing & Communications to administer the creation and publishing of relevant social media content and create a regular publishing schedule
  • Ensure nonprofit profiles are updated in a systematic and timely manner
  • Assist the Director of Community Information in outreach and engagement activities in the nonprofit community
  • Assist the Director of Community information in the creation and presentation of future workshops and technical sessions for nonprofits and other stakeholders
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree, and 1-2 years of related experience and/or training; Certificate in Nonprofit Management desired, but not required
  • Strong people skills with the ability to establish a rapport; especially through email, over the phone, and in one-on-one trainings
  • Ability to develop and maintain working relationships in the community by calling on and networking within the nonprofit community
  • Understanding of nonprofit management preferred
  • Strong, accurate keyboard and computer skills, familiar with the entire Microsoft Office suite
  • Rapid ability to learn new, online technology and provide support of system
  • Ability to respond to department/program inquiries regarding department from nonprofit partners, community members, and/or donors

 

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to info@cfgm.org. No phone calls please.    

 

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FAMILY SAFETY CENTER
NAVIGATOR

 

Posted Date: JUNE 29, 2016

 

Brief Description

Assists clients in accessing services from on-site partners that accommodate the individual needs of the client.  Performs intake procedures to efficiently and effectively process clients through the organization.  Provides consultation, case management and information, completes administrative records, performs client follow-up, assists with and participates in professional development activities and client community outreach.

 

Responsibilities

    • Welcomes clients and their families, assuring that the delivery of service is client centered and seamless.
    • Works with volunteers to provide light refreshments and rest during the delivery of service.
    • Assure that children receive child care while the client is receiving services.
    • Coordinates schedules for appointments with partner agencies and clients; assists with follow-up for missed appointments.
    • Provides and secures information from partner agencies based on client needs.
    • Assists partners with client information and makes referrals to community agencies when appropriate.
    • Assists clients with completing application for social service assistance, i.e., rent, utility, medication, clothing, transportation and victim’s compensation.

Provides consultation and case management.

    • Consults with appropriate staff and partner agencies regarding client needs and problems.
    • Completes the Danger Assessment and Safety Planning intake.
    • Assists in consultation and education services to other agencies and organizations.

 

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.

Assists with and participates in professional development activities and client and community outreach.

    • Assists with the organization, preparation and provision of professional development activities for the organization and other professionals.
    • Assists with the development and delivery of programs and activities promoting client outreach.

Qualification

  • Working knowledge of domestic violence dynamics and its impact on children and families.
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of children and families from different cultural backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Working knowledge of alcohol and drug abuse and its impact on children and families.
  • Demonstrated computer experience with word processing or varied software required.

           
Education and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in social work or similar discipline from an accredited program with at least two years direct client contact; or an associate degree with life experience and at least two years of client contact.
  • Two years experience in providing direct service to domestic violence victims.

 

To Apply

Please send cover letter and resume with salary history to:  hr@familysafetycenter.org

Application deadline:  July 15, 2016           

          

 

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FAMILY SAFETY CENTER
CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER

 

Posted Date: JUNE 29, 2016

 

Brief Description

Responsible for evaluating emergency housing clients’ needs and assisting them in accessing housing services in conjunction and collaboration with Family Safety Center partners.  Supervises After Hours Advocates and maintains and monitors hotline services to ensure seamless connections to support services within the inter-disciplinary team.  Provides therapeutic interventions to emergency housing clients. Prepares and administers records, reports, documents pertaining to each case and the hotline.  Participates in professional development activities and client and community outreach.

 

Responsibilities

  • Evaluates information for clients and their families, assuring that the delivery of hotline services is client centered and seamless.
  • Identifies service needs and ensures hotline and advocates have the necessary resources to assist clients.
  • Evaluates social service care plans and provides monitoring and follow-up.
  • Activates emergency and/or safety interventions when needed.
  • Ensures that clients connect to appropriate supportive services in coordination with FSC Navigators.
  • Consults and collaborates with community agencies and professionals, cultivating and maintaining relationships.
  • Serves as an advocate and liaison with the community for the hotline.
  • Works with and refers clients to Coordinated Community Response (CCR) partners for housing.
  • Provides assessments and services on-site at the Family Safety Center as well as at the safe emergency housing locations.
  • Supervises, trains and evaluates hotline staff.
  • Trains hotline staff and supervises assessments of clients’ needs, danger assessments, and safety planning.
  • Trains and supervises hotline staff in crisis intervention theory and methods.
  • Implements and oversees hotline staff development and training related to emergency client services and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Assists in identifying hotline goals, objectives and outcomes and ensures that they are met.
  • Assists in achieving the overall goals and objectives for the hotline and the organization.
  • Develops and implements processes for evaluating and measuring hotline outcomes, impact and efficacy.
  • Prepares periodic program reports as needed or required.

Provides consultation and therapeutic interventions.

    • Develops individual treatment plans and prepares, completes and maintains client records.
    • Assists with self-sufficiency plans, provides support and monitors effectiveness of casework plan.
    • Documents all contacts as required by regulations, policies and procedures.
    • Prepares reports as required.
    • Prepares court documents and reports and may testify in court hearings.

Completes all administrative records pertaining to hotline, advocates, clients and caseload assignments.

    • Establishes and maintains client 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 with and participates in professional development activities and client and community outreach.

    • Actively participates in all CCR meetings and trainings when needed.
    • Reviews organizational policies and protocols to promote coordination of services with CCR partners.
    • Assists with the organization, preparation and provision of professional development activities for the organization and other professionals.

Qualification

  • Knowledge of the practices, principles and dynamics of domestic violence treatment and case management.
  • Knowledge of the laws and services/programs relating to domestic violence services.
  • Knowledge of clinical interventions with clients who have experienced trauma.
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of clients and families from different cultural backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Skill in writing clear and accurate correspondence, records, care plans, reports and statistical data.
  • Skill in interviewing and listening techniques.
  • Ability to relate to domestic violence victims and respond to their needs.
  • Demonstrated computer experience with word processing or varied software required.

               
Education and Experience

  • Minimum Master’s degree in social work or similar discipline from an accredited program.  License preferred.
  • Two years full time professional clinical experience after acquiring degree.
  • Two years experience working in the field of domestic violence, which includes working with victims.
  • Two years of supervisory experience.

 

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume with salary history to:  hr@familysafetycenter.org                  

Application deadline:  July 15, 2016              

 

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BALLET ON WHEELS DANCE SCHOOL
DANCE INSTRUCTOR (PT)

 

Posted Date: JUNE 29, 2016

 

Brief Description

The PT Dance Instructor is responsible for preparing dance curriculum and establishing and executing dance course goals.

 

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrating method and technique to students,
  • Observing and evaluating students work to determine progress and making suggestions for individual improvement.
  • Position is also responsible for conferring with students and parent regarding classroom progress, as need be.
  • The Dance Instructor is also responsible for working with students regarding dance choreography for dance recitals, events and other dance presentations.
  • This position will also assist with clerical duties including tracking weekly attendance, time sheet submission, monthly class status reports and participating in school programs and events.

 

Qualification

 

  • At least 2 years previous dance studio teaching experience.
  • Must be energetic, flexible and have a great attitude during every class session.
  • Must be able to organize and establish a well disciplined class and set class ground rules

To Apply

 

email resume to contact@balletonwheels.org

    


MCHR YOUTH CAN
CASE MANAGER

 

Posted Date: JUNE 29, 2016

 

Brief Description

Full-time position in a federally funded workforce development program recruiting and case managing eligible youth, 16-24, who fall within one or more of the following categories:   1) basic skills deficient; 2) a dropout; 3) homeless, runaway, or foster child; 4) pregnant or parenting; 5) an offender; or 6) needing additional assistance to complete an educational program .

 

Qualification

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in social sciences, education, or a child-development related field or equivalent experience in the field of youth services and/or case management
  • Commitment to youth services and comfort working with youth 
  • Computer competency

 

To Apply

Send resume and a maximum 1 minute video resume to the Technical Assistant. Email To: TAYouthcan@mchra.com
 
If you need technical assistance with the video resume, or if would like to request an accommodation to complete the application, please call 615-850-3920

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Candidates will be interviewed by Agency and Program management and the most qualified applicant selected. 

MCHRA is an E.O.E. employer.

Youth CAN is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor and Workforce Development

 

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RISE FOUNDATION
PROGRAM COORDINATOR/GOAL CARD PROGRAM

 

Posted Date: JUNE 24, 2016

 

Brief Description

RISE Foundation, a local nonprofit with a mission to empower low income residents of Memphis and Shelby County to build and sustain human and financial assets, has an opening for a full-time Program Coordinator.  The Program Coordinator will coordinate the “Goal Card” youth incentive program, currently serving youth who live in underserved communities. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Essential functions include, but are not limited to, recruiting youth program participants and adult coaches (mentors),
  • Assessing the social/academic needs of program participants,
  • “Coaching” youth to help insure academic success,
  • Facilitating services,
  • Tracking/monitoring program outcomes for evaluation purposes and completing other tasks as assigned.

 

Qualification

  • Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in social/human service, counseling, education or a related field. 
  • Experience requirements include at least five years of experience working in youth programs (preferably at-risk youth). 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010 and the ability to master other Windows-based computer software applications required. 
  • Applicants must have the ability to establish and maintain program files in an orderly manner. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary. 
  • Applicants must demonstrate the ability to relate to at-risk youth. 
  • The work schedule requires evening and weekend hours. 
  • Applicants will be required to travel locally on a daily basis and must have a valid driver’s license, daily access to an operable automobile with State mandated automobile insurance.

 

To Apply

Submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references to Shelia Terrell, Chief Operations Officer, via email at humanresources@risememphis.org by Wednesday, July 6, 2016.  Only qualified applicants need apply.  Staff will acknowledge receipt of your documents via email.  RISE is an equal opportunity employer.  

 

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RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE
EVENING MANAGER

 

Posted Date: JUNE 24, 2016

 

Brief Description

Responsible for the evening operations and supervision of the House, which includes family services, security, house activities, supervision of housekeeping staff and volunteers. This position reports directly to the Director of House Operations.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assures that operational activities are carried out in accordance to policies determined by the Board of Directors and as directed by the Director of House Operations.
  • Responsible for assuring the environment and facilities are comfortable for residents and services are appropriately provided.
  • Assists groups and organizations scheduled to provide meals, activities, and entertainment for the families.  Completes Group Information Form at the completion of the activities and leaves them in the Manager’s Log Book.
  • Responds appropriately to any maintenance or family emergencies, as outlined in the Crisis Manual.  Complete Incident Reports and file with appropriate individuals when necessary.
  • Directs the work of the volunteers and housekeeping staff.
  • Checks in families and gives House orientations when assigned by the Director of House Operations.  Enter families that check in into the Property Management System.
  • Enforces House rules and policies; intervenes when necessary in an appropriate manner to resolve family issues/conflicts.
  • Maintains visible presences in the House during shift.
  • Secures the administrative office when closing, transfers telephone to security; completes nightly checklist and files in House Manager’s Log book. Available to residents and Security during overnight hours for any emergency or family issue.
  • Handles merchandise sales.
  • After office closes at 10pm, maintain a presences in the common areas until shift ends.  Work on tasks assigned by the Director of House Operations which would include stocking and sorting donations, maintaining kitchens and other duties as assigned.  Also responsible for stocking coke machines.   
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Must be CPR/AED trained.

 

Qualification

  • The ideal candidate will possess some college education and have a minimum of 5 years of
    work related experience in a customer service or health care field.  
  • Excellent communications skills are essential. 
  • Must be able to provide a listening and compassionate ear to families in need and objectively handle emotional situations.  
  • The ideal candidate must be able to thrive in a team oriented and fast-paced environment. 
  • Must possess a strong attention to detail and be able to multi-task with ease.

 

To Apply


Fax 901-523-0315 or mail 535 Alabama Memphis, TN 38105

 

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BEST BUDDIES TN
PROGRAM MANGER, SCHOOL FRIENDSHIP

 

Posted Date: JUNE 20, 2016

 

Brief Description

The PM for school friendship programs works with area schools (middle, high, and/or college) to maintain quality Best Buddies chapters.  Key responsibilities include: Recruiting, training, and mentoring student leaders with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD); Working with faculty, campus, and/or host site administration to form quality friendships between people with and without IDD.

 

Responsibilities

  • PROGRAMS
  • Recruiting, selecting, training, motivating, evaluating, and mentoring student and faculty/host site volunteers to lead successful school-based chapters.
  • Overseeing all day-to-day operations of chapters in region and providing ongoing support to all volunteers by meeting regularly with chapter leadership and attending chapter activities.
  • Overseeing student leaders and advisors as they manage recruitment, chapter meetings, group outings, chapter development, and matching/evaluation process.
  • Ensuring that all chapters effectively engage at least one student leader with IDD.
  • Evaluating existing chapters and selecting new schools/potential host sites as needed.
  • Working with supervisor to perform annual assessment of program.
  • Working with supervisor to meet all goals and deliverables as required in foundation and/or government contracts.
  • Participating in monthly programmatic calls.
  • Communicating with participants’ parents as needed to discuss the quality of their children’s experiences and provide information about state and chapter activities.
  • Assisting and/or leading the development and implementation of local volunteer trainings, Best Buddies International Leadership Conference (LC), and other programmatic events as assigned.
  • Promoting the e-Buddies program to people with IDD.
  • Using Adceio, Microsoft Outlook, social media, and BBO appropriately to communicate with participants and the community.
  • MARKETING/FUND DEVELOPMENT
  • Working with supervisor(s) on fundraising events as directed.
  • Providing referrals regarding potential donors/supporters/committee or board members/etc.  to    supervisor(s) as appropriate.
  • Supporting chapters as they seek donations and support from their local communities.
  • Working with state director and/or supervisor to increase awareness of Best Buddies through local marketing, public speaking, and media initiatives.
  • Contributing content and images for updates to state website.
  • Engaging program participants and/or leading Best Buddies Day/Month activities.
  • Providing information as necessary for state grant/foundation/funding proposals.
  • ADMINISTRATIVE
  • Completing required reports in a timely and organized manner, including but not limited to monthly reports, midyear reports, end year reports, and annual reviews.
  •  Ensuring that personal reimbursements and vendor payments are properly coded and completed in a timely manner.
  • Overseeing timely collection of participant application information, and using fundraising database and BBO system effectively and appropriately to manage contacts.
  • Overseeing timely collection of chapter dues

 

Qualification

  • Must be comfortable engaging with people with IDD.
  • Have experience recruiting, managing, and motivating volunteers.
  • Must be adaptable and able to quickly and effectively develop and balance multiple relationships,   and get results from a variety of people.
  • Have basic presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Have basic project and time management skills.
  • Exhibit strong written communication skills.
  • Exhibit strong initiative, drive for results, and self-assessment skills.
  • Have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Have the Basic understanding of social media and familiarity with Microsoft Office.
  • Must be comfortable working with youth and adults.
  • Must be willing and able to travel frequently, use personal cell phone, and work evenings and weekends as necessary in order to accomplish job responsibilities.
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or minimum four years’ relevant experience.
  • Access to an automobile with applicable insurance.

 

To Apply


Please e-mail resume and cover letter to tennessee@bestbuddies.org.

 

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tnACHIEVES
tnACHIEVES REGIONAL COORDINATOR

 

Posted Date: JUNE 15, 2016

 

Brief Description

Serves as one of six regional coordinators across the state for tnAchieves, a scholarship and mentoring program that works with students, parents, mentors, high school guidance counselors, and various community and technical college representatives. Coordinates all efforts in assigned region related to college access, including student and mentor recruitment.  Communicates directly with students, parents, and guidance counselors to ensure a successful transition from high school to college. Handles logistics for team meetings as well as FAFSA days.  tnAchieves serves as the partnering organization to Tennessee Promise in 85 counties.  This position will serve Shelby County. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Maintain databases relevant to region
  • Coordinate correspondence with high school students and parents
  • Prepare team meeting packets
  • Conduct team meetings at each high school
  • Attend college fairs, financial aid nights and senior meetings
  • Coordinate community service efforts
  • Provide accurate reporting of metrics
  • Serve as public advocate for program and raise awareness with community at large
  • Process confidential and non-routine information
  • Assist with mentor recruiting and trainings
  • Assist with student/mentor pairing
  • Assist with FAFSA Days

 

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Previous non-profit, higher education or volunteer coordination experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of higher education and barriers to higher education for underserved populations
  • Comprehension of financial aid processes
  • Ability to cultivate relationships
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Willingness to travel across the state when necessary
  • Preference given to individuals with non-profit or higher education experience

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Number of applicants/percentage from high school
  • Percentage of target students (first generation and low income)
  • Number of applicants who FAFSA file
  • Percentage of applicants who enter college (both community college and other)
  • Percentage of students completing community service requirements

 

To Apply

Salary ranges $30,000-33,000 based on experience.
If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter to maegan@tnachieves.org.

 


KEMMONS WILSON FAMILY FOUNDATION
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

 

Posted Date: JUNE 15, 2016

 

Brief Description

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Programs this position provides administrative and secretarial support for the entire office and all positions.  In addition to typing, filing and scheduling, performs duties such as financial record keeping, payroll, coordination of meetings and conferences, obtaining supplies, coordinating direct mailings, and working on special projects. Also, answers non-routine correspondence and assembles highly confidential and sensitive information. Deals with a diverse group of important external callers and visitors as well as internal contacts at all levels of the organization. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize and organize diversified workload, recommends changes in office practices or procedures.

 

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Schedules and organizes complex activities such as meetings, travel, conferences and department activities for all members of the department.
  2. Performs desktop publishing. Creates and develops visual presentations for the vice president.
  3. Establishes, develops, maintains and updates filing system for all staff members within the office. Retrieves information from files when needed. Establishes, develops, maintains and updates library of trade journals and magazines.
  4. Organizes and prioritizes large volumes of information and calls.
  5. Sorts and distributes mail. Opens mail for all staff as needed and organizing priority of attention. Drafts written responses or replies by phone or e-mail when necessary. Responds to regularly occurring requests for information
  6. Answers phones for the office. Takes messages or fields/answers all routine and non-routine questions. Works in cooperation with other system development assistants to cover phones.
  7. Acts as a liaison with other departments and outside agencies, including high-level staff such as CEOs, presidents, senior vice presidents and chiefs. Handles confidential and non-routine information and explains policies when necessary.
  8. Works independently and within a team on special nonrecurring and ongoing projects. Acts as project manager for special projects, at the request of the vice president, which may include: planning and coordinating multiple presentations, disseminating information, coordinating direct mailings.
  9. Types and designs general correspondences, memos, charts, tables, graphs, business plans, etc. Proofreads copy for spelling, grammar and layout, making appropriate changes. Responsible for accuracy and clarity of final copy.
  10. Keeps office supplies regularly stocked and helps set up and restore office spaces to original state before and after events
  11. Attends and takes notes at meetings as directed by office members.

Competencies
1. Technical Capacity.
2. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
3. Thoroughness.
4. Collaboration Skills.
5. Communication Proficiency.
6. Flexibility.

 

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, e-filing, web services.

Physical Demands
This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Travel
Modest travel is required to stock office supplies and accomplish duties as assigned by other staff.

 

Required Education and Experience

  1. High school diploma.
  2. One year of administrative experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

  1. Associate’s degree.
  2. Two years of related experience.

 

To Apply

Email resume to ecates@kwilson.com.

 

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GRACE HOUSE OF MEMPHIS
RESIDENTIAL REHABILITATION COUNSELOR

 

Posted Date: JUNE 15, 2016

 

Brief Description

Treating women with Alcohol, Drug, and Co-occurring Disorders in a home-like setting.

 

Responsibilities

  • Deliver counseling and group services to women with alcohol, drugs, and co-occurring mental disorders in a structured treatment program (ASAM Level III.5 & III.3), in a home-like setting.
  • Provide case management to special needs and homeless population.
  • Be responsible for helping to overseeing the needs of the residential facility.
  • Monitor clients and assist in day to day operations of the house.
  • Reports and Recordkeeping

 

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social science field, Master’s degree in a social science field required.
  • LADAC or other related license preferred.
  • Experience working with addiction, co-occurring population, criminal justice population in a 12 Step based program
  • Prefer experience in a home-like residential setting.
  • A working knowledge of the 12 Steps.  Prefer a LADAC or a minimum of 5 years of experience.
  • If in recovery, a minimum of 5 years continuous sobriety.  
  • Must have excellent organizational, verbal, written and computer skills.  Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Internet use.
  • Motivated to carry out directives with minimum supervision.
  • Knowledge of community resources and case management experience.
  • Understand and practice various therapeutic approaches to counseling and case management.
  • Knowledge of trauma informed care, and therapeutic community.
  • A positive, professional demeanor and maturity; the ability to deal with clients, the public and co-workers; exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.
  • Submit a criminal background check, and must not currently be under supervision of the courts.

 

To Apply

Please email or fax a current resume, cover letter with salary requirements, and list of 3 professional references to: 
Veronica Brown:  veronicabrown@gracehouseofmemphis.org
or fax to:  901-722-9023

 

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WKNO
MARKETING MANAGER

 

Posted Date: JUNE 15, 2016

 

Brief Description

Maximize sponsorship revenue and act as a representative for WKNO-TV and WKNO-FM to build strong and mutually beneficial relationships with area businesses, foundations and individuals.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and aggressively pursue sponsorships (new, renewing and increasing) for WKNO-TV and WKNO-FM programming, digital media and special events.
  • Maintains a personal portfolio of underwriting clients.
  • Develop, maintain and nurture relationships with current and prospective sponsors.
  • Use research effectively to develop marketing and presentation strategy including sales packages, support materials and pricing structures.
  • Oversee the creation and implementation of sponsorship spots to ensure that spots are consistent with appropriate guidelines.
  • Monitor that sponsorship efforts are on target and are reported to the Development    
  •  Director in a timely and regular manner.
  • Work cooperatively with others to further the mission and goals of the organization.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned by the Development Director.

 

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years demonstrated successful experience in fundraising or sales with proven leadership abilities.
  • High energy level self-starter who is comfortable with face to face selling and cold call selling.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with attention to details.
  • Excellent writing, verbal communications and presentation skills.
  • Working knowledge of audience research.
  • Excellent public relations skills.
  • Supervisory or management experience required.
  • Established contacts in business and non-profit organizations.
  • Proven ability to meet and exceed sales goals.
  • Broadcast sales experience desired; Public Broadcasting experience preferred.

 

To Apply

Deb Smith, Executive Asst.
WKNO-TV/FM
7151 Cherry Farms Road
Cordova, TN  38016

dsmith@wkno.org

 


THE BADDOUR CENTER
DONOR RELATIONS

 

Posted Date: JUNE 6, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Baddour Center is seeking someone to build new relationships and grow existing relationships with people, with the intent to cultivate and strengthen them as donors.  

 

Responsibilities

  • As part of the Advancement Team, specific job duties include: creating and successfully implementing strategies that increase and secure financial support for the Center;
  • Maintaining constant contact with donors through visits, calls, and messages;
  • Working internally to identify needs and connecting to and soliciting external partners whom can potentially meet those needs;
  • Setting and achieving contact and fundraising goals. 
  • Previous fundraising experience is preferred; will also consider outside sales experience. 

 

Qualification

  • Successful candidates possess a big personality;
  • Communicate effectively and clearly with people at different levels; understand the value of relationships and networks;
  • and are “politely aggressive.” 
  • Ideally, this person will work on a part-time basis, though we will consider full-time if the right situation presents itself. 
  • This is your opportunity to shine and share in a unique program in Northwest Mississippi for people with intellectual disabilities. 

 

To Apply

Interested persons should forward a resume to humanresources@baddour.org.

The Baddour Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   

 


THE BADDOUR CENTER
COMMUNICATIONS

 

Posted Date: JUNE 6, 2016

 

Brief Description

The Baddour Center is seeking a full-time person to develop and coordinate its Communications strategies.

 

Responsibilities

  • As part of the Advancement Team, specific job duties include: creating, writing, formatting, and producing agency-published print and multi-media content, including press releases, print and digital newsletters, digital messaging, and videos;
  • Reviewing and updating the agency website;
  • Taking photos of residents, employees, and events;
  • Maintaining social media platforms; and creating multi-medium collateral for various events and presentations.
  • Experience in Microsoft and Adobe software packages is preferred. 
  • Experience in videography and public-speaking is a plus, as is having successfully coordinated a social media/marketing campaign.

 

Qualification

  • Successful candidates possess a big personality; are high-energy and creative and can offer fresh approaches;
  • Are social media savvy, willing to learn, able to work independently, and willing to dig for the story.
  • Lack of experience should not deter interested persons from sharing the great news about a unique program in Northwest Mississippi for people with intellectual disabilities. 

 

To Apply

Interested candidates should forward a 1-2 minute video to humanresources@baddour.org. The video should contain 1) an introduction 2) a short summary of education and experience and 3) communicate the candidate’s strengths.  Successful candidates will be asked to forward a resume.

The Baddour Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   

                                      


WOMEN'S FOUNDATION FOR A GREATER MEMPHIS
EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

 

Posted Date: JUNE 6, 2016

 

Brief Description

Responsible for administrative activities in support of the Executive Director and Development Director.

 

Responsibilities

Administrative Support: proactively manage the calendar and conduct timely follow-up all scheduling communication for the Executive Director.

  • Coordinate all business travel arrangements for Executive Director, including preparing expense reporting responsibilities.
  • Answer and direct phone calls Field inquiries about the Foundation and direct specific request as appropriate.
  • Responsible for the directors daily administrative activities including drafting and typing of all correspondence as directed; production of reports and presentations; first contact for answering and screening incoming calls; field inquiries about the Foundation, route calls to the correct individual and opening routing and prioritizing mail.
  • Assist with the preparation of requests for corporate, public, and other support.
  • Initiates research projects and completes other duties on special projects as assigned.
  • Assist in the preparation of office  mailings
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director Deputy Director.       
  • Maintain current contact information for Board members, Board of Trustee members and committees.
  • Send meeting packets to members absent from meetings. (Agenda, minutes, financials, pertinent committee information as determined by ED DD and FD)
  • Schedule yearly meetings and reserve meeting rooms 6 months to a year in advance.
  • Process and distribute mail including pledges, payments and donor gifts.
  • Assist with the preparation and coordination of campaigns, special events, and workshops.
  • Learn and use campaign database software in support of the Fund development goals and objectives. Update names, addresses, and other information as required.
  • Maintain registration list and mailing lists, and send necessary contact reminders.
    Provide support for Executive Director’s activities as needed.  Attend events and help set up room and display materials as requested.  
  • As needed prepare packets, brochures, sign-in sheets, name tags, recognition gifts, etc.

 

Qualification

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Associate’s Degree or equivalent in business or related field and five years’ experience of previous executive level support.  Experience working with nonprofit organizations preferred.

The Executive Administrative Assistant will have the following experience and attributes:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products – Word, Excel, Outlook,PowerPoint.
  • Strong customer service and public relations skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, planning skills and attention to detail.
  • Basic understanding of the billing process and may be asked to assist in invoicing and receipts.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects and adapt to an ever changing administrative environment.
  • An ability to work flexible hours as necessary, including evening, weekend, or special events.
  • Sensitivity for cultural, racial, ethnic, socio-economic, and sexual identity diversity. Commitment to support the Foundation’s mission.
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and diplomacy skills.

 

To Apply

Email resume and cover letter to  michellelomen@wfgm.org

 

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