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Ongoing Opportunity:

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.

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
Responsibilities:
  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.

YWCA: Parenting Instructor

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

  • 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
Qualifications:
  • 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 http://www.houseofhopegb.org/get-involved.html
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

Child Protective Services Ongoing Social Worker

Provide supervision and case management of child protective services cases.
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work with the Child Welfare Tract OR Bachelor’s degree in a closely related field with six months experience in Child Protective Services or Child Welfare
  • Active Wisconsin Social Work Certification within six months of hire OR Wisconsin Social Worker – Training Certificate within six months of hire and then an active Wisconsin Social Work Certification within twelve months of hire
  • Successful completion of State Intake Training within first six months of hire
  • Insurance acceptable driver’s license
  • Qualify under the Wisconsin Caregivers Law, Wisconsin Act 27
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: $40,120 ‐ $60,180
Benefits included.
EOE

Mail resumes, including position title, to:

Human Resources Department
1926 Hall Avenue
Marinette, WI 54143

Or via Email.


Deadline: September 4th, by 4:30pm

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
Requirements:

  • 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
Requirements:

  • 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

Group Facilitator

Northwest Journey Day Treatment has an opening for a FULL TIME Group Facilitator to provide counseling to adolescents suffering from mental health and/or behavioral health issues. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in a human service field with two years’ experience working with youth with mental health concerns, or a Master’s degree with one year of experience. Position includes paid time off, health insurance, and other benefits. Please email cover letter and resume to Jennifer Sovey-Fahey at Jennifers@nwcgc.com for consideration.

Behavioral Health Case Worker

Door County Human Services seeks an individual responsible for a wide range of highly creative case management services. Will provide individualized client centered services to facilitate, assist and enhance the ability of persons diagnosed with chronic persistent mental illness and/or substance use disorders who live in the community in order to promote and return to independent functioning and reduce risk of hospitalization.

Essential Functions:

  • Become trained and familiar with case management functions as it relates to Targeted Case Management, Comprehensive Community Services (CCS for those who suffer from mental illness and/or substance use disorders.
  • Function as a Targeted Case Manager as well as the Comprehensive Community Services Facilitator.
  • Maintain a regular schedule of supportive 1:1 contacts both in-home and office with at least 50% of contacts in the community.
  • Act as primary liaison between Human Services and Corporation Counsel to complete Emergency Detention Orders, Commitment Extension and WATTS Reviews as needed.
  • Attend all chapter 51 court hearings as the DHS representative. Follow all adult consumers who are placed on commitments or settlement agreements to assure compliance with treatment conditions.
  • Monitor client’s day to day functioning, and symptoms, reporting medical/psychiatric concerns to prescribing physician/nurse practitioner.
  • Provide support, crisis intervention, assist in development of natural supports, make necessary referrals for services.
  • Complete all documentation as required by Department of Human Services/Behavioral Health Program to include: daily documentation of all face to face contacts, collateral contacts and updating treatment plans and crisis plans every 6 months.
  • Attend psychiatric appointments and other medical appointments as deemed necessary.
Requirements:
  • Graduate with at least a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, social work, or other related human services field.
  • One year of previous experience with those who suffer from mental illness and substance use disorders required. Three (3) years of experience preferred.
  • Must complete state on-line training to be approved as screener for MH/AODA functional screen within six months.
Salary: $20.59-$27.86
Door County application packet can be obtained at:

Door County Human Resources Department
421 Nebraska St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235.

Or from their website: http://www.co.door.wi.gov

Case Manager with the Transitional Living Program

Family Services Transitional Living Program is seeking to fill a full time (40 hour per week) Case manager position providing intensive case management to homeless young adults with ongoing substance abuse issues.

Duties include assessment, development and implementation of individualized plans, providing individual and group counseling as well as training in interpersonal and basic living skills. Responsibilities also include monitoring participant’s education, employment, treatment plan and place of residence.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in human services or related field, skills in maintaining strong working relationships with community landlords and community agencies, a minimum of two years case management experience, and a background in working with clients with substance abuse issues. In addition, person must have experience in working with high-risk people in a culturally competent manner and understand a positive youth development model as well as an understanding of trauma informed care. This position requires an innovative, dynamic personality who goes above and beyond and is able to think creatively to gain success with participants.
If interested please forward cover letter and resume to ahuss@familyservicesnew.org or to:

Family Services
Attn: Andrea Huss
P.O. Box 22308
Green Bay, WI 54305-2308

After School Program Case Manager

The Coming Home Project of Family Services is seeking a qualified individual 40 hours a week to provide prevention and intervention services to at risk youth.
Duties:

  • Homework help
  • Gang prevention activities
  • Implementing site based activities
  • Collaboration with schools and other community service providers
  • Individual and family intervention strategies
  • Creating recreational activities
  • Community service events.
Qualifications include experience with high-risk populations in a culturally competent manner and/or a Bachelor degree in Human Services preferred.
Must be available for regular school year between the hours of 2:00-7:00 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday as well as our summer schedule and must have a valid driver’s license.

If interested please contact Meika Burnikel via email or at:

Meika Burnikel
PO Box 22308
Green Bay, WI 54305-2308

Join NeighborWorks Green Bay team through AmeriCorps

NeighborWorks Green Bay has an opportunity for an individual who is dedicated to community, personal, and professional development to join our team as an AmeriCorps member. AmeriCorps, often referred to as a domestic Peace Corps, places individuals within communities to give a year of their life to serving others. The ultimate goal of this program is to strengthen the capacity of organizations like NeighborWorks Green Bay to recruit and manage volunteers. Serving as an AmeriCorps member is a wonderful way for anyone to gain new skills and learn more about their community. It may be especially appealing to people who are seeking to gain professional experience, are in a career transition, or in retirement.

Applicants for AmeriCorps member positions must be willing to serve for the duration of the term of service (1700 hours minimum), averaging approximately 35-40 hours a week. Members must also be able to handle the financial commitment made by accepting the position. Applicants must be 21 years of age by October 21, 2014, possess a high school diploma or GED/HSED and agree to criminal background checks, and a Department of Motor Vehicles check.

Benefits:

  • $537.00 (gross before taxes) bi-weekly payroll
  • Health insurance – premium paid in full (if individual has no other insurance)
  • Childcare payments (if qualified)
  • $5,645 education award upon successful completion.
  • An AmeriCorps member who is at least 55 years of age at the beginning of their term can transfer the educational award to a child or grandchild.
  • Forbearance on qualified student loans while serving and interest accrual payments
  • Free service gear
The AmeriCorps member who joins our team will receive training, supervision, and guidance through the staff of NeighborWorks Green Bay, the Marshfield Clinic AmeriCorps, and Volunteer Wisconsin.
Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Sue Premo via email For more information, you may also call (920) 448-3075.

Deadline: Wednesday, Sept. 17

Full-Time Social Worker

Waupaca County is accepting applications for a full-time Social Worker with the Community Behavioral Health Unit, an entity of the Department of Health and Human Services. This position performs professional social worker functions that provide case management services to mentally ill individuals. This position works under the direct supervision of Community Behavioral Health Unit Manager.
Pay: $22.08 / Hour (Starting)
Benefits Offered: Vacation, Paid Time Off, Wisconsin Retirement System, Deferred Compensation, Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Holidays & Longevity.
Summary of Position: This position primarily provides team leadership and service coordination to adults with severe mental illness. This individual will be responsible for developing individualized case plans, providing direct case management, and coordinating needed services. The position also provides crisis intervention and case management to persons of all ages, monitors mental health court orders, provides outreach to individuals identified with a mental illness, and participates in both the workday and after-hours on-call rotation.
Requirements:

  • Education:
    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors degree in social work or a related human services field (psychology, sociology, criminal justice, or related field).
    • Must be a certified, or in the process of being certified, as a Social Worker in the State of Wisconsin.
  • Experience:
    • Preferably two years of paid Social Work experience; preferably in mental health working with various community groups.
    • Knowledge of Trauma Informed Care principles is essential.
To Apply: Interested individuals must complete an application form. Application and complete information on benefits and wage schedule may be obtained from the county website www.co.waupaca.wi.us > Departments > Human Resources > Employment
or contact Human Resources at:

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

Deadline: Monday, September 22nd by 4:00pm

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, this Social Worker position provides 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: $22.08 / Hour (Starting)
Benefits Offered: Vacation, Paid Time Off, Wisconsin Retirement System, Deferred Compensation, Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Holidays & Longevity.
Summary of Position: 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.
Requirements:

  • 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 and complete information on benefits and wage schedule may be obtained from the county website www.co.waupaca.wi.us > Departments > Human Resources > Employment
or contact Human Resources at:
Waupaca County Human Resources Department
811 Harding Street, Waupaca, WI 54981
Tele: (715) 258-6210
Fax: 715-258-6330
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Deadline: Monday, September 22nd by 4:00pm

Enrollment Counselors- Limited Term Employment

Full-time positions available to provide options counseling, information and referral for adults enrolling in publicly funded long-term care. Knowledge of physical, psychological, and economic needs of older persons and persons with physical and/or developmental disabilities, or mental illness and experience working in long term care systems, including nursing homes, and with Medicaid related programs for persons who are elderly, blind or disabled is desired.

Bachelor’s degree in health or human services related field and at least one year experience working with older adults and adults with disabilities or qualifying work, internship, or volunteer experience. Experience working with public benefit programs and bi-lingual in Spanish is a plus. Valid driver’s license and access to insured vehicle required. Salary $20.48 per hour. Benefits included.

To apply: Visit the ADRC website.

Deadline: Application must be completed online on or before Sunday, September 7, 2014, Midnight.
Applications accepted on an on-going basis to establish an applicant pool.
Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates that are selected to interview or test will be contacted.

Northwest Journey Day Treatment Group Facilitator

Northwest Journey Day Treatment has an opening for a FULL TIME Group Facilitator to provide counseling to adolescents suffering from mental health and/or behavioral health issues. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in a human service field with two years’ experience working with youth with mental health concerns, or a Master’s degree with one year of experience. Position includes paid time off, health insurance, and other benefits. Please email cover letter and resume to Jennifer Sovey-Fahey at Jennifers@nwcgc.com for consideration.

AmeriCorps Member Wanted

Be a Hero! Earn a $5,645 education award and $1,000 a month living stipend while helping your community. Learn more by emailing Michael at Michael@volunteergb.org or by visiting www.volunteergb.org.
You may also find information on the Volunteer Center’s Facebook Page.



NASW Jobs

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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