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Mental Health Advocate at RAMP

Contact name:

Mark Spain

Contact email:

mspain@rampcil.org

Brief Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to provide personalized, consumer driven services, information & referral, peer counseling & support, and independent living skills training to individuals experiencing mental illness (including substance use disorders) in Winnebago County. Additionally, to serve the community at large by providing education and awareness from the mental health lens with the goal of reducing stigma and removing barriers to independence. This position requires an understanding of the principle of the Independent Living (IL) philosophy, and a genuine desire to carry out this philosophy.

Position parameters:

  • Reports directly to the education and advocacy coordinator
  • Full-time, travel and expenses reimbursed
  • Full benefits, non-exempt

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate degree in a field directly related to the operations of RAMP, or three (3) years of equivalent experience and understanding of non-profit or direct service programs; or
  • Personal experience with a mental illness and/or experience working with persons with mental illness
  • Ability to respectfully interact with others and cooperate as a team member;
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to clearly and concisely explain issues and concepts and listen to another's viewpoint without predetermined prejudices
  • Ability to talk with various groups of individuals and relate to them personally while sharing the IL philosophy
  • Able to talk to the media effectively
  • A belief and commitment to the Independent Living (IL) Philosophy and a vision for seeing it implemented for all Winnebago County residents
  • Self-Motivated and creative in problem-solving
  • Reliable transportation and a willingness to work evening and weekend hours, if needed
  • Bilingual preferred but not required

Job Activities and Performance Indicators (in order of priority)

  • Collaborate with consumers to identify needs using a holistic approach while considering all areas of consumers' lives.
  • Contacts new referrals within RAMP's guidelines and provides follow up until needs are met and/or intake is scheduled.
  • Complete all paperwork required by RAMP and their funders; develop an Independent Living Plan (ILP) with consumer's goals, objectives, and time frames.
  • Provide encouragement, follow-up and support to consumers and family members.
  • Refer consumers to other community agencies or services providers to ensure appropriate supports.
  • Provide encouragement, follow-up and support to consumers and family members to ensure a smooth transition to community living.
  • Actively serve as an advocate of the Independent Living Philosophy by promoting the inclusion of individuals experiencing mental illness.
  • Take advantage of the publications, networks and resources of community organizations to disseminate and promote mental health-related services and events to their membership or constituents.
  • Pursue and remain abreast of advocacy issues related to equal rights for people with disabilities (specifically mental illness) on both an individual and systems level.
  • Maintain a high level of visibility within RAMP's service area so that coordination and opportunities for persons with disabilities are at an optimum.
  • Participate in organizations and events in the community that serve our consumers or promote the general welfare of all residents.
  • At the direction of the education and advocacy coordinator, provide guidance on self-advocacy and complaint resolution (short of legal representation) for individuals with mental illness who are report serious violations of their rights in an attempt to reach solutions acceptable to all parties involved.
  • Maintain enthusiasm and creativity in assisting consumers.
  • Meet with the education and advocacy coordinator on a regular basis to discuss individual consumer services, and to review results.
  • Collaborate and network with co-workers to ensure consistency across and to enhance services to consumers.
  • Continue personal and professional development through educational opportunities, attending workshops and conferences, participating in peer/case reviews, Direct Services team meetings and by attending all staff/development meetings.
  • Maintain an active caseload and complete all necessary paperwork and documentation
  • Complete necessary intake information; consumer profile, release(s), rights and responsibilities, according to RAMP's Guidelines and when needed access documentation necessary for the provision of premium services.
  • Manage active caseload and handle additional caseloads for other RAMP services as needed.
  • Adhere to internal policies and procedures regarding documentation, consumer contacts, follow-up and ethics.
  • Educate the community on what assistance and services are available through RAMP.
  • Market RAMP services in collaboration with other RAMP staff through media releases, service fairs, radio and television interviews, advertisements, etc., as allowed by available resources.
  • Be available for community presentations on RAMP's mission and services, the IL Philosophy.
  • Collaborate and network with other agencies/community partners who serve people with disabilities.
  • Complete monthly paperwork and quarterly reports in a timely fashion as required.
  • Timesheets submitted for payroll timely, expense reports once a month and CEA (community education activities) by the fifth of each month into RAMP case note database.
  • Make sure that quarterly reporting data is complete, approved by the education and advocacy coordinator, and forwarded to the appropriate parties by the determined deadlines.

Salary Range 

$34,510-$37,961

How to Apply:

Apply online

Illinois Food Justice Alliance Director at Illinois Stewardship Alliance

Contact name:

Liz Stelk

Contact email:

liz@ilstewards.org

Brief Job Description:

Illinois Food Justice Alliance (IFJA) mission is to build our collective power to create food and farm systems that are healthy for our families, accessible and affordable for all communities, and fair to the hard-working people who grow, distribute, prepare, and serve our food — while protecting the air, water, and land we all depend on. The director will support the coalition’s priorities including coalition growth and development as well as policy development, advocacy and implementation by working in coordination with coalition members, local communities, organizations, as well as staff at City of Chicago Departments and Agencies and State of Illinois Departments and Agencies.

The IFJA Director will serve as a key coordinating and facilitative resource to members and participants in IFJA’s existing and emerging networks and partnerships. The position will provide coordination support for a statewide effort to pass Good Food Purchasing Policy. IFJA is looking for a person with at least 3three years of experience facilitating, leading and developing networks and collaborations with deep experience, comfort and sensitivity for working in and partnering with diverse communities.

Salary Range and Benefits:

Salary: $75-85,000

Benefits: Full time, exempt employees receive health and vision insurance, dental care reimbursements, and a generous vacation, sick, holiday, and paid parental leave package. Compensatory time also provided for time worked beyond normal full-time expectations.

How to Apply:

Apply online or learn more about the position

Fund Development Coordinator at Wesley Willows

Contact name:

Paula Capone

Contact email:

paulac@wesleywillows.org

Brief Job Description:

Responsible for assisting with fundraising efforts at Wesley Willows and Peterson Meadows.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good interpersonal relations with proven communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Some college required, degree preferred.
  • Proficiency with MS Office products required; experience with fundraising software (Raiser’s Edge) preferred.
  • Ability to interface effectively with seniors, their families, employees, and community members is essential.

How to Apply:

Visit our website for additional information and how to apply. 

Fund Development Manager at Family Peace Center

Contact name:

Cheryl Church

Contact email:

Cheryl@workplacesearch.com

Position Description

The Family Peace Center (FPC) is a non-profit, multi-agency, multi-disciplinary co-located service center that provides services to victims of inter-personal violence. The FPC seeks an experienced fundraising professional who shares our passion and will help us attain the financial resources to make our vision a reality.

The Fund Development Manager plays a key role in the future of the Family Peace Center through strategic leadership of fund development planning and execution. This individual, working closely with the FPC Executive Director and Board Executive Committee, will lead the advancement the FPC's mission through annual giving, grants, individual/corporate gifts, special events, and capital campaigns.

The Fund Development Manager will have accountability for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors and in positioning FPC as a “mission of choice” for donors.

Duties and Responsibilities

Comprehensive Fundraising Plan
  • Develop and implement fundraising plans that supports the FPC's near- and long-term sustainability and growth needs by meeting identified revenue goal
  • Conduct donor research and identify and develop donor segmentation and prospective targets
  • Develop and administer procedures for conducting effective fund development activities.
Fundraising Campaigns, Events and Activities
  • Deployment of fund development strategies to ensure that event, donor contribution, annual giving, and capital campaign targets are achieved
  • Identify, cultivate, and solicit financial support from prospective individuals, community partners, businesses, nonprofit organizations, foundations, grants, and corporate donors
  • Develop, implement, and manage annual and capital campaigns
  • Oversee coordination and organization of all fundraising events
  • Oversee the development of all fundraising marketing collaterals and materials
Major Donors
  • Develop and implement major donor plan and supporting strategies
  • Research and identify major donor prospects
  • Present major gift appeals and proposals
  • Establish ongoing major donor recognition
Donor Communications and Database
  • Maintain timely communications with current and prospective donors through a variety of mediums used to promote awareness of FPC news, activities, and accomplishments
  • Manage donor database to track donor activities, prospective donor pipeline, and monitor fundraising goals
  • Provide reporting of fundraising progress to Executive Director, Executive Committee or board as required/requested

Requirements and Qualifications:

Education

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, but will consider the right candidate with an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • CFRE Certification preferred

Experience

  • Three years plus of fundraising, development, or community outreach experience in nonprofit sector
  • One year plus experience in handling special events, campaigns, networking, and building financial donor relationships with the community
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals Membership is a plus
  • Excellent knowledge of fundraising strategies and principles and understanding of tax planning/techniques that favor charitable giving and comply with nonprofit status
  • Exceptional networking, relationship building, recruitment, negotiation, and retention skills
  • Exceptional written, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Highly organized and effective time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize and perform work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work well in a team and independently
  • Strong PC proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Experience with Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT® donor management software or other donor management systems

How to Apply:

Send cover letter, resume, and a brief career narrative to Cheryl Church at
cheryl@workplacesearch.com

HR Manager at RAMP

Contact name:

Mark Spain

Contact email:

mspain@rampcil.org

About RAMP

Could this be you?
  • Do you like to work in an environment where we live our mission?
  • Do you value celebrating our differences and learning from them?
  • Are you passionate about the work you do?
  • Do you like the flexibility of being able to work onsite and remotely?
  • Do you value collaboration?
  • Do you value cross-cultural competence and communication with individuals, teams, and systems within an organization?

If you can answer “yes” to these questions, this job could be for you!

RAMP is a non-profit, non-residential Center for Independent Living (CIL) that emulates the Independent Living Philosophy with a mission to build an inclusive community that encourages individuals with disabilities to reach their full potential. RAMP services enrich individuals’ lives. Oftentimes we meet with individuals who have experienced a traumatic or life-changing event (i.e. child recently diagnosed with a disability, an accident resulting in permanent disability, etc.) It is this grassroots effort and philosophy to “meet someone where they are at” that drives this organization.

The HR manager is a role of critical importance at RAMP. We are continuous learners and we work in an environment where differences are valued. We are service-oriented in our approach to meeting our consumer's needs and we collaborate with each other and share our expertise.

To guide and manage the overall department of Human Resources for the organization. Primary areas of responsibility include (but are not limited to):  recruiting, payroll, benefits oversight and administration, organizational compliance as it relates to staff, policies and legal obligations, employee orientation/onboarding, annual training, policy development and documentation, employee relations, employee communication, compensation administration, employee safety, welfare, and wellness.

This position reports directly to the CEO/executive director; full-time; full benefits; travel and expenses reimbursed; salaried exempt.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates or bachelor’s begree in a field related to the position's job activities, or, equivalent work experience
  • One to three years of proven, successful work experience in work similar to the positions job activities, including supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of human resources laws/practices and employee benefits administration
  • Literacy in computer applications including word processing and database management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to present information in a clear concise manner
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks while maintaining organization and meeting deadlines
  • Professional manner in dress and when interacting with others both inside and outside the organization
  • Reliable transportation and a willingness to work some evening and weekend hours as needed
  • Personal experience with a disability is a plus or an intimate knowledge of the Independent Living Philosophy and a strong desire to see it carried out in the community.

Job Performance Indicators (in order of importance

  • Ensures that RAMP provides an employee-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, service standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.
  • Acts as a resource to staff and management team regarding human resources issues.
  • Takes the lead role in recruiting, hiring, discipline, and dismissal processes.
  • Facilitates orientation/training process for new hires with regard to Human Resources and benefits issues.
  • Develops and implements the organization's succession plans.
  • Stays abreast of salary trends and keeps the CEO/executive director informed of any fluctuations in this and other pertinent areas.
  • Maintains and updates personnel files in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assists with updating personnel policies, orientation/training manuals, and processes.
  • Annually updates performance evaluations and other required Human Resource documents and procedures.
  • Be responsible for all aspects of employee benefits administration and ensure that the benefits being offered are the most cost-effective and are meeting staff needs.
  • Be responsible for processing and submitting payroll.
  • Reconcile and track employee timesheets and accumulation/use of benefit time i.e.: vacation, sick time, and personal time.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices, and reviews policies, and practices, to maintain compliance.
  • Serves as the organizational chair for the Staff Development Committee, organizing staff-related outings, staff retreats, guest speakers, training, and educational-related opportunities.
  • Organizes, sources, and implements staff training related to employee health and safety, compliance, harassment, drug and alcohol awareness, and HIPAA.
  • Participate as a member of the management team and assist with the administration of the organization.
  • Attends all managemment team meetings and is an active participant in discussions and decision-making.
  • Provide ongoing education and support to the management team in regard to changes in employment laws, policies and practices.
  • Partners with the leadership team to understand and execute the organization’s human resources and talent strategy specifically as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting retention, and succession planning.

Disclaimer


The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


RAMP provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This statement applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Salary Range and Benefits:

Full benefits salary $48,720-$53,592

How to Apply:

Visit our website for more information.

Outreach Coordinator at Rock House Kids

Contact name:

Deanna Lacny

Contact email:

dee@rockhousekids.org

Brief Job Description:

Rock House Kids (RHK) is a Christian youth ministry that provides a safe haven for inner-city children grades 1-12. RHK is looking for an individual that possesses our core values which consist of:

  • Takes responsibility
  • Is dependable
  • Promotes teamwork
  • Is a Christ follower

We are hiring for an experienced outreach coordinator to help us keep growing. If you are dedicated and ambitious, RHK is an excellent place to grow your career.

Job details include, but are not limited to: fundraising, grant writing, foster new and current partnerships, project management and event planning.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess excellent, professional, interpersonal skills essential in developing relationships with donors and partners.
  • Possess excellent writing skills including research, technical, storytelling and persuasive writing essential in communicating with various donors and partners.
  • Ability to generate interest in the organization and reach out to appropriate business partners.
  • 1-3 years experience in fundraising or project management.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and their milestones efficiently.
  • Experience planning large-scale event and fundraisers.
  • Experience with MS Office and Google applications

How to Apply:

Please email dee@rockhousekids.org for an employment form.

Executive Director at Habitat for Humanity of Ogle County

Organization:

Habitat for Humanity of Ogle County

Job title:

Executive Director

Contact name:

Gail Tuttle

Contact email:

ysp867@aol.com

Brief Job Description:

The duties of the Executive Director include: (a) overseeing fund development and grant writing; (b) manage quality assurance for HFHOC; (c) community outreach; (d) supervising the administrative functions of our organization; and (e) in general, performing such other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the president or the board of directors.

Specifically, the Executive Director will:

Learn, understand, and follow the requirements of Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) and all federal and state laws and regulations that apply to the mission of HFHI and our affiliate; recommend appropriate board action needed to ensure that HFHOC operates effectively in compliance with these requirements.

Study and make use of HFHI, Habitat Illinois, and other Habitat affiliate resources and best practices to improve the function and effectiveness of HFHOC.

Seek out and oversee fundraising and public relations opportunities and activities, including public speaking requests; act as the board’s liaison to Ogle County communities.

Identify grant opportunities, write grant applications, and maintain donor relationships and files;

Edit and oversee updates to the affiliate website and social media accounts, produce periodic articles, mailings, or other community outreach.

Maintain relationships with and documents of Habitat partner families.

Assist the board and treasurer in developing a yearly budget, and prudently manage the organization’s resources within those budget guidelines.

Maintain records of the affiliate, including operations and policies manuals and standard orientation materials for new board members.

Assist the board and committees with strategic and long-term planning and setting and meeting of goals.

Report weekly/monthly to the board regarding Executive Director action on and status of affiliate activities and initiatives.

Administer the day-to-day operational, financial, and business affairs of the affiliate.

Embody the charitable ethic on which Habitat is based.

Preferred Qualifications:

The Executive Director should have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, and demonstrated organizational and leadership skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and successful experience with fundraising. The Executive Director must be self-directed and detail oriented, and able to respond to changing needs and requirements. The Executive Director must be able to take charge and find solutions to problems as situations require. Familiarity with the mission and work of Habitat for Humanity, grant writing experience, and public speaking expertise and experience is required. The Executive Director must have demonstrated computer skills and the ability to quickly master software products needed to manage Habitat business. The Executive Director uses Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Salary Range and Benefits:

The Executive Director will serve as an INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR/CONSULTANT. This is currently a part-time position (25 hours per week), paid on a bi-weekly basis. At this time the position offers no benefits.

Position Website:

https://habitatoglecounty.org/

How to Apply:

To learn more about HFH of Ogle County, please visit our website:
https://habitatoglecounty.org/

Contact Board President Gail Tuttle at 815-732-6855 or ysp867@aol.com
Location: Ogle County, IL
State/Region: Illinois
Job Type: Affiliate-Opportunity
Employment Type: Affiliate
Job Function: US Affiliate

Director of Finance at North Park University

Organization:

North Park University

Job title:

Director of Finance

Contact name:

Haley Becerril

Contact email:

inquiries@kees2success.com

Brief Job Description:

North Park University, in Chicago, Illinois, seeks an executive finance professional to serve as Director of Finance (a.k.a. Comptroller). This position will report directly to the Vice President of Finance and Administration/CFO and work closely with the director level senior management team, and members of the Board’s Finance Committee. The Director of Finance will oversee the university’s finance and accounting operations with 3 direct reports (Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis, Senior Accountant, and Staff Accountant.)

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing financial transaction processing, recording, and reporting, ensuring appropriate internal controls are in place and followed. The Director will prepare and monitor institutional budgets and cash flow including payables, and receivables accounting. The Director will ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal laws as well as legal agreements and contracts with donors, vendors, and other financial stakeholders. In addition, the Director will oversee the General Ledger and fund accounting and will coordinate annual audits with public accountants and manage all tax matters including documentation and reporting to relevant agencies and departments.

Additionally, the Director of Finance will be a key strategist, working closely with the Vice President of Finance and Administration/CFO on the University’s short-term and long-term financial management. A true collaborator, the Director of Finance will have a thorough understanding of financial flow and what drives finances at North Park University.

Preferred Qualifications:

Some specific requirements include:

  • A personal commitment to North Park’s mission of diversity and Christian higher education.
  • 7 years of work experience in financial and accounting management roles, preferably in higher education.
  • Financial and accounting acumen, knowledge of latest GAAP standards, and IRS regulations impacting Universities.
  • Experience working with Colleague financial software is preferred.
    CPA preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline; Advanced Degree preferred.

Salary Range and Benefits:

Compensation will be determined based on experience and skills within the range of $120,000 – $140,000. Full-time employees are eligible for generous benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, PTO, sick days, and holidays, as well as spousal/dependent tuition benefits.

Position Website (If available):

https://bit.ly/North-Park-University_Director-of-Finance

How to Apply:

For further information and to apply, please visit:
https://bit.ly/North-Park-University_Director-of-Finance

Director of Legal Operations at Prairie State Legal Services

Organization:

Prairie State Legal Services

Job title:

Director of Legal Operations

Contact name:

Andrea Bagwell

Contact email:

abagwell@pslegal.org

Brief Job Description:

Prairie State Legal Services is seeking an experienced, mission-driven leader to fill the role of Director of Legal Operations. This position is responsible for overseeing the legal operations of the organization to ensure consistent and equitable delivery of high-quality legal services. The ideal candidate is a global thinker with exceptional collaborative management skills, the ability to lead with humility and respect, and a record of self-led productivity. The work of the Director of Legal Operations allows the organization to achieve its mission of providing equal access to justice and high quality legal services to some of the most vulnerable members of our communities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor Law Degree (required)
  • 10+ years of legal experience (preferred)
  • Legal Aid experience
  • People management experience
  • Understanding of grant funding and grant management for non-profits
  • Experience and passion for working with low-income and underserved populations, we will give preference to candidates who have experience providing services to low-income individuals

Salary Range and Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 403b retirement plan and employer contributions
  • Extensive training and education program
  • Flex scheduling and partial remote work available
  • PTO that starts at 3 weeks/year
  • Paid sick leave
  • 6 weeks of paid parental leave after one year
  • 12 paid holidays

Position Website (If available):

https://www.pslegal.org/

How to Apply:

Please indicate “Director of Legal Operations” in the subject line and email a letter identifying your office preference and explaining your interest and experience, resume, and three references to careers@pslegal.org. Resumes will be considered on a rolling basis.

Grant Specialist at Prairie State Legal Services

Organization:

Prairie State Legal Services

Job title:

Grant Specialist

Contact name:

Andrea Bagwell

Contact email:

careers@pslegal.org

Brief Job Description:

The Grant Specialist is primarily responsible for overseeing a portfolio of approximately 50 grants from federal and state sources. This includes working to enhance funding models, identifying new sources of funding, writing grant proposals, and developing sustainable and effective grants programs. The annual budget of over $18M is largely funded by federal and state grants. We currently generate approximately 7% of our funding through charitable giving, and seek to significantly increase this percentage through active efforts to increase private support. The organization has excellent fiscal controls and is rated a 4-Star Charity by Charity Navigator. More information is available on our website at www.pslegal.org.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3-5 years of previous experience successfully acquiring and administering government grants
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong people skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Understanding of and experience working within the legal community preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in meeting fundraising goals
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with high-level staff and funders
  • Proficiencies in fundraising software and project management software, preferably ClickUp and Raiser’s Edge NXT
  • A solid understanding of and commitment to the mission and philosophy of Prairie State

Salary Range and Benefits:

The Grant Specialist position is a full-time position at 37.5 hours per week and will be located in the office that best suits the chosen candidate. Our Grant Specialist salary scale starts at $50,000 for candidates who meet the minimum qualifications, and increases with each year of relevant experience. PSLS is committed to providing an excellent, comprehensive benefits package to its full-time employees that includes:

  • Health insurance, including the opportunity to qualify for a wellness credit
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 403b retirement plan including employer contributions
  • Extensive training and education program
  • PTO that starts at 3 weeks/year and increases with additional years worked at PSLS
  • Paid sick leave
  • 6 weeks of paid parental leave after one year of employment
  • 12 paid holidays

Position Website (If available):

https://www.pslegal.org/

How to Apply:

Please indicate “Grant Specialist” in the subject line and e-mail a cover letter explaining your interest and experience, resume, and three references to careers@pslegal.org The Administrative Office is located in Rockford, Illinois, but this position may be based out of one of our other offices. A list of office locations and areas served is available at www.pslegal.org/offices please include your office preference.

Director of Philanthropy, Principal and Major Gifts at Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin

Organization:

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin

Job title:

Director of Philanthropy, Principal and Major Gifts

Contact name:

Haley Becerril

Contact email:

inquiries@kees2success.com

Brief Job Description:

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin’s (PPWI) 22 health care centers provide affordable high quality compassionate health care to more than 60,000 individuals annually. PPWI is a comprehensive full-service sexual and reproductive health care provider for all. With its community-centric approach, PPWI provides communities with the essential health care needed to continue to be safe, healthy and strong. PPWI services encompass everything from preventive health exams and cancer screenings to gender-affirming care and so much more. Many patients may qualify for no-cost health care services, including annual exams, STD and HIV testing, pregnancy testing, and more.

As a senior team member, and reporting to the Vice President of Development, the Director of Philanthropy, Principal and Major Gifts (DOP) will develop gift opportunities and fundraising strategies to secure leadership and transformational philanthropic commitments, including planned gifts. Serving as a player/coach, the DOP will be an accomplished team leader, responsible for managing a growing Major Gifts team throughout the state while simultaneously attending to a portfolio of individual donors. The successful candidate will be a results-oriented, creative, entrepreneurial professional who enjoys high-level, front-line relationship building, solicitation, and strategy development for cultivating high-value relationships.

Preferred Qualifications:

Some specific requirements include:

  • Passion and commitment to PPWI’s mission, vision, and values
  • 5 years or more of increasingly responsible Development roles, at least 3 supervising a team of 3 or more direct reports
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in all facets of work and life
  • Demonstrated success securing six and seven-figure gifts
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communications with the demonstrated ability to successfully engage with people from many backgrounds and points of view
  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • CFRE (Certified Fundraising Executive) certification preferred

Salary Range and Benefits:

This position offers a competitive salary with strong benefits. Relocation assistance may be offered.

How to Apply:

For more information, and to apply, please visit:

https://bit.ly/Planned-Parenthood-WI_Dir-Philanthropy

Warehouse Associate at Amazon

Organization:

Amazon

Job title:

Warehouse Associate

Contact name:

Trina Steels

Contact email:

steelstr@amazon.com

Brief Job Description:

Sorting, and scanning packages. Preparing
Customer orders.

Preferred Qualifications:

n/a Training Provided

Salary Range and Benefits:

up to 20 dollars an hour. We are offering 1,000
sign on bonuses for our Amazon KRFD
fullfillment Center located in Rockford IL

How to Apply:

Complete your application online and arrive to
your scheduled hiring event to complete your
hiring process.

Online Application Link (If available):

hiring.amazon.com/contact-us

Jubilee Advocate at Shelter Care

Organization:

Shelter Care

Job title:

Jubilee Advocate

Contact name:

Daysia Dismuke

Contact email:

ddismuke@shelter-care.org

Brief Job Description:

Shelter Care, a community leader in ending homelessness and supporting adults living with mental illness, is seeking a qualified individual to provide advocacy and support services to members of the Jubilee Center. The Jubilee Advocate will work directly with Jubilee members who are living with chronic mental illness to improve physical and mental health outcomes and promote socialization in a fast-paced day center.

Please submit a resume and cover letter if interested in the position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Act as support to Program Director.
  • Provide intake assessments to eligible members.
  • Establish and maintain confidential case management files.
  • Establish a schedule to monitor each member’s administrative records to assure compliance with all Jubilee requirements and --guidelines.
  • Assure recordkeeping requirements for assigned members and non-members are in compliance with government and grant funding, including data entry into a Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)
  • Perform problem-solving counseling as required to guide members through life circumstances; advocate on Jubilee members' behalf for housing, legal issues, and public benefits; and perform behavioral health observations and crisis intervention services as needed.
  • Assist in planning and implementing activities for members including food preparation and clean-up, field trips, doctor’s appointments, support groups, and classes.
  • Perform mail sorting and distribution; distribution of toiletries and supplies; assist with member move-ins to new apartments; transport people to appointments, and pick up food commodities when needed.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, sociology, psychology, or related field preferred; or combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Two years’ experience in a similar position preferred.
  • Valid drivers’ license and personal insurance - required.
  • Strong Microsoft Suite proficiency, internet research skills, and ability to quickly learn new databases.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of current issues affecting adults living with mental illness, homelessness, and substance abuse issues.
  • Ability to network with community organizations as a community resource.
  • Crisis-intervention skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to demonstrate compassion with Jubilee members who receive services.

Salary Range and Benefits:

Starting at $19.50/hour
37.5 hour workweek
12 paid holidays
10 PTO days (increasing to 20 in year 2)
403b retirement match up to 3%
Health, dental, and vision insurance
Long term disability and life insurance (employer paid)

Position Website (If available):

www.indeed.com

How to Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to Daysia Dismuke, Jubilee Center Director
ddismuke@shelter-care.org or apply on indeed.com

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