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The Department of Children and Families has social worker vacancies in the Division of Safety and Permanence/Bureau of Milwaukee Child Welfare (BMCW) in Milwaukee and are Continually Recruiting. Click here for more information.

AmeriCorps/Street Outreach Worker

Open Door Youth Services, a program of Family Services is seeking one self-motivated, independent, creative, and energetic person to provide street outreach and public education for youth in crisis.
Hours: This is a part time position in Brown County working approximately 17.5 hours per week.
Pay: Through AmeriCorps, this part-time position receives a total living allowance of $6,405 and an education award of $2,775.
This is an ideal position for college students interested in gaining experience working with youth, local school districts and other community organizations. AmeriCorps term is one year, with the possibility of one additional year, and begins on 9/2/2014. Candidates must be willing to provide services on evenings and weekends, be excited to interact with teens, and be confident working independently in the community.
Please send resume to Christiana Vanseth via e-mail or to:

Family Services
Attn: Christiana Vanseth
P.O. Box 22308
Green Bay, WI 54305-2308
Deadline: August 11th

Child Protective Services Worker - Part Time

Manitowoc County is accepting applications for a Part Time Child Protective Services Worker. This position is in the ongoing unit and provides case management services to an assigned caseload and works approximately 19 hours per week. This position provides supervision of visitation for parents whose children are in out of home care, coordination of services to assist parents in meeting their court ordered conditions, interviewing family members, and creating case plans.
Salary: $19,503/annually.
Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and certification as a social work is required. Previous experience with WISACWIS and CPS is preferred.
Applications for this position will only be accepted through Manitowoc County’s on-line employment process. Visit and click “Employment” for instructions on this process. If you need additional assistance completing this online application, please call the Personnel Department at the number listed below.

Phone: 920-683-4060 (TTY: (920) 683-5168)
Fax: 920-683-4499

Deadline: Completed applications must be submitted by 4:00PM Friday, August 15th.

YWCA Women’s Closet intern

Intern Opportunity: Women’s Closet Coordinator Intern
Established in 1993, the YWCA Women's Closet provides work-appropriate clothing for low-income women who are seeking employment, in a new job or going to school. Women may visit the Closet four times per year or when they are newly hired for a job. In addition to clothing, the Closet offers coats, shoes, accessories, jewelry and undergarments. The goal of the program is to prepare women for employment and boost their self-esteem by helping them "dress for success."
Hours: The closet is open:

  • Tuesday 1-4pm
  • Wednesday 3-6pm
  • Thursday 4-7pm
If sorting and organizing, we are open to the time of the YWCA’s hours 6:30-8:00 Monday-Friday. Scheduling is open to fit individual schedules and needs as long as the closer hours are covered.
Job Duties:
  • Ensure the Clothing Closet is open for people to select clothing during regularly posted hours
  • Ensure the Clothing Closet is operated in a manner that is welcoming and safe for customers and volunteers and conforms with the YWCA’s mission and policies
  • Arrange for disposal of excess clothing when the Clothing Closet becomes over-stocked or closes
  • Demonstrate appreciation for the volunteers and their contributions to the operation of the Clothing Closet by writing thank you letters and phone calls
  • Promote the clothing closet and clothing drives by creating relationships and connections in the community
  • Collect information and report out monthly results for board reports
Job Qualifications:
  • The individual must demonstrate the ability to undertake excellent people skills and service orientation, studying social services or similar related fields
  • The ability to work with all kinds of people and different cultures
  • Must be willing to be self-motivated and demonstrate the gift of encouragement and patience
  • A working knowledge of computers, as well as word processing and database management software is necessary
  • The individual must be of sophomore through senior standing at an accredited College or University
Please send resume to Korissa Diehl via email or call (920) 432-5581 ext 167

Advocates for Healthy Transitional Living - Team Leader

General Description: Coordinate activities associated with the Treatment Foster Care homes. Oversee the interaction between the foster children and the foster home, school, and community.
Major Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the Team Coordinator of the Treatment Team, including coordinating meetings of all treatment team members.
  • Coordinate programming for foster youth and arrange respite services, when needed.
  • Complete treatment plan reviews, including recording data for outcomes measures.
  • Participate in on-call services with the Treatment Foster Care Team.
  • Work collaboratively with schools, law enforcement and other community organizations through open communication to enhance foster children's success.
  • Assist with referrals as needed.
  • Coordinate and/or assist with transportation of children on caseload as needed.
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field plus experience working with youth and families
  • Reliable transportation, including insurance
  • Must pass all background checks
If interested, please forward resume and cover letter to Eunice White via email.
For more information, please check out our website or Facebook page.

Boys & Girls Club of Green Bay - After School Site Director

The Boys & Girls Club of Green Bay is currently seeking a qualified individual to serve as the After School Site Director at Franklin Middle School. This position will manage overall daily operations of the Franklin after-school site with the primary concern for programs and service delivery, supervision and training of staff, facilities management, community relations and membership administration. This encompasses planning, coordinating, implementing, and supervising all Club program personnel (which includes ongoing recruitment and retention of a specified number of part time staff members). Certain administrative duties also fall within the After School Site Director responsibilities.
For a complete position description and information on how to apply, please visit our website.

Full-Time Social Worker

Waupaca County is accepting applications for a full-time Social Worker. As a function of the Waupaca County Department of Health and Human Services Department, the Social Worker performs professional social worker functions to provide a wide array of services to the diverse population of Waupaca County residents in the area of Child Protective Services. This position works under the direct supervision of the Juvenile Court/Child Protective Manager and is fully committed to a Trauma Informed/Trauma Sensitive environment.
Pay Rate: $22.08 / hour (starting)
Benefits: Vacation, Paid Time Off, Wisconsin Retirement System, Deferred Compensation, Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Holidays & Longevity
Summary: Provides services to families that ensure safety, permanence and wellbeing of children according to federal, state and administrative code. Assess reports of alleged maltreatment, develop family assessments, treatment/safety plans, and court reports/testimony. Work collaboratively with other Departments and external provider, being reliable, ethical, effective and efficient. Participate in after hours on call rotation. Attends staff meetings and trainings as directed.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college with a degree in social work or human service field.
Experience: Experience working with the assigned population in need of available service.
Special Requirements: Possess a valid Wisconsin Social Work Certification, or be eligible for a Temporary Certificate and obtain that certificate within 6 months of hire and must receive full certification prior to two years of employment with Waupaca County. To Apply: Interested individuals must complete an application form. Application form may be obtained from the county website here.
or contact Human Resources:

Waupaca County Human Resources Department
811 Harding Street, Waupaca, WI 54981
Phone: (715) 258-6210
Fax: 715-258-6330
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Deadline: Applications should be returned to the HR Department by 4:00pm on Wednesday, August 27th, 2014.

Boys & Girls Club of Green Bay - Events Coordinator

Title: Events Coordinator
Department: Resource Development
Reports To:: Senior Director of Development
Starting Grade: $30,000 - $40,000
Mission: The Boys & Girls Club of Green Bay exists to inspire and equip all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as caring, responsible citizens.
Primary Function: The Events Coordinator is responsible for the successful implementation and oversight of all special events for the Boys & Girls Club of Green Bay. This position requires an organized, energetic people person who enjoys working in a fast paced environment. Responsibilities include managing a special event portfolio that raises $475,000 a year, coordinating high-level event committees, and serving as the primary contact for each event. The Events Coordinator oversees the coordination and execution of:

  • A Taste of Wine & Cheese
  • Annual Golf Classic
  • Steak & Burger
  • Turkey Trot
  • Other major donor cultivation initiatives and community awareness events
  1. Develops and implements unique event experiences that raise money to benefit local children.
  2. Overall responsible for all logistics before, during, and after the execution of each event. To include venue selection, budget management, guest list management, invitation mailing, response tracking, setup/takedown, etc.
  3. Engages, trains and guides high-level volunteers as well as corporate partners. Identifies volunteer opportunities, creates job descriptions, and provides appropriate recognition to participants.
  4. Educates and supports event committees to build knowledge of Club programs, mission and increase participation and revenue.
  5. Ensures that media exposure is accurate, timely, appropriate, and complete – before, during, and after all events. This may include working closely with the Club’s Marketing and Community Relations Manager who is the direct contact with the media.
  6. Maintains contact with donors, sponsors, vendors and volunteers throughout the year.
  7. Maintains detailed financial reports and analysis for each event.
  8. Reports to Senior Director of Development, at regular intervals or per schedule, progress on event planning, progress and feedback, including financial picture. Analyzes and gives feedback and suggestions. Performs duties as assigned.
Skills/Knowledge Required: The ideal candidate must have a proven track record of successfully planning, promoting, executing and managing fundraising events, in addition:
  • A minimum of two years of event planning experience with demonstrated year over year increases.
  • Vision, creativity/initiative and an entrepreneurial spirit, combined with strong project management, organizational and communication skills.
  • Experience working with high level corporate decision makers and donors a plus.
  • Excellent organizational skills, analytical decision making, and creativity required.
  • Ability to think quickly and maintain poise under pressure.
  • Exemplary attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must be willing to work on evenings and weekends as occasionally needed.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office Software (Word, Excel, Power Point etc.) and CRM/fundraising software applications.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment: Office environment; frequent local travel may be required. Physical abilities required include bending ay the waist and reaching above the shoulder to maintain files, speaking and hearing to exchange information, and dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, and other office equipment. The Events Coordinator may be exposed to extended periods of time viewing a computer monitor. Physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those Events Coordinator encounters while performing the essential functions of this job; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions; duties are normally performed in an office area and the noise level usually low to moderate.
Disclaimer: The job description in no way states or implies these are the only duties to be performed by the Events Coordinator. As necessary, the Events Coordinator will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the Senior Director of Development. The Boys & Girls Club of Green Bay reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.
To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Sylvia DuBeau (Senior Director of Development) via e-mail.

Case Manager – Treatment Foster Care Program

American Foundation of Counseling Services are looking to add a Full Time therapist to oversee case management services provided to severely emotionally disturbed (SED) children, adolescents, families and treatment foster families in our program. Master’s Degree in Human Services or related field, with a Masters in Social Work preferred or a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work with 5 years’ experience. Professional licensure or certification required.
Ideal candidates would have a minimum of two years of experience in Child Welfare working directly with SED children and adolescents. It is essential to have a strong ability to coordinate services with schools and other community professionals, and have a willingness to develop skills in integrating clients’ faith and spiritual perspectives into their therapy. We have an excellent work environment, competitive compensation package, and a strong commitment to teamwork and mission.
Send resumes to:

Jill Beck
Director of Operations
American Foundation of Counseling Services
130 E. Walnut
Green Bay, WI 54301

YWCA: Parenting Instructor

Location: YWCA 230 S Madison Street
Hours: Monday & Wednesday 6:00pm-7:30pm

  • Work with Coordinator and program staff to meet the goals and objectives of the Children First Family Literacy program.
  • Plan P.A.C.T activities that encourage the literacy and language development of the children.
  • Model techniques and strategies for fostering literacy and language development in a home environment.
  • Survey parents to determine topics of interest regarding child rearing, child development and family management.
  • Develop and provide parenting instruction centering on child rearing, child development and family management.
  • Address individual parents’ concerns regarding their own practices, issues and goals.
  • Provide specialized attention to each child/parent, responding to needs and characteristics of each individual.
  • Provide emotional support, friendly attitudes and general guidance.
  • Record parent participation in parenting and P.A.C.T activities for grant.
  • Other duties as defined by YWCA Center Director and Children First Family Literacy Coordinator
  • Preferred: Bachelors’ degree in human development, education or related field, Minimum: Childcare Provider Certificate
  • Good organizational skills/ability to multi-task
  • Patient, nurturing attitude and respect for children of all abilities, cultures and backgrounds
  • Knowledge of best practices for parenting instruction and early childhood development
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Highly motivated and detail oriented.
  • Ability to be flexible.
If interested, please send your resume to Korissa Diehl via e-email or call (920) 432-5581 ext.167

House of Hope Program Support Staff

House of Hope is looking to fill a part time program support staff position for evening and weekend hours. The qualified candidate must have a high school diploma, however, an undergraduate degree and/or direct experience in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services, Human Development or related field is beneficial. Candidates should have appropriate interpersonal/communication skills to work with diverse clientele, a strong work ethic, and the ability and flexibility to handle a variety of projects and tasks as they arise. Appropriate confidentiality and boundaries with clients are a must. Also, candidates should have the ability to maintain flexible work hours and must have a valid driver's license for the State of Wisconsin. The Program Support Staff position is responsible for the supervision and care of the residents and children at the House of Hope. The ideal candidate will have passion and enthusiasm for working with people and the ability to maintain positive relationships with Clients, Staff, Volunteers, Community Groups and Organizations.
A full position description can be found online at
Interested candidates, send a cover letter, resume, and references to Shannon Wienandt via e-mail or mail to:

House of Hope
Attn: Shannon Wienandt
1660 Christiana Street
Green Bay, WI 54303

Behavioral Health Therapist

Door County Human Services seeks an individual responsible for conducting effective and professional direct therapy for county residents affected by mental illness and/or alcohol or drug abuse or dependency.
Salary: $23.81 - 28.01 / hour

  • Graduate of a certified college with a Master’s Degree in, Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or related area.
  • Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Social Worker required and Wisconsin Certification as a Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor preferred.
Click here to view the full job description.

To apply: Submit a completed County application (located here) to:

Human Resources Dept.
421 Nebraska St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235.

(920) 746-2305

Social Worker-Child & Family Services

Door County Department of Human Services seeks an individual responsible for juvenile court intake, access/assessment, and/or ongoing services in either Child Protection and/or Juvenile Justice Cases. Workers will have a primary area of focus.
Salary: $19.15 - $22.53 / hour

  • Graduate with a BA / BS degree (or higher) from a certified college or university program in Social Work.
  • Certification as a Social Worker (or higher level of Social Worker certification) with the State of Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing.
  • Previous experience providing social/human services and supervision to children/juveniles/families preferred.
Click here to view the full job description.

To apply: Submit a completed County application (located here) to:

Human Resources Dept.
421 Nebraska St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235.

(920) 746-2305


The NASW has developed a new email list that members can join upon request. People on this list receive information about social work job openings at various organizations and agencies as they come in. For more information about NASW or becoming a member, please click here..

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