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Director of Mission Services

The Director of Mission Services will develop and direct new services and programs to continually meet community, employee and client needs. The Director of Mission Services will represent and promote Goodwill in the community to a broad spectrum of organizations and individuals that include service providers, government agencies, educational institutions, employers, community leaders, community associations, and potential clients. Candidate must possess the ability to brainstorm, problem-solve and make decisions independently, build, motivate, delegate, and hold team members accountable for the completion of responsibilities. Candidate must demonstrate effective leadership skills, and the ability to work well with business leaders, as well as community leaders. The Director of Mission Services must possess the ability to effectively relate to individuals with various disabilities, personalities, and cultural backgrounds. Successful candidate must have a proven history of working with other community agencies and contacts in a partnership atmosphere; as well as a proven record of successfully developing and maintaining community programs. Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years in Social Work, Case Management, Counseling and/or related field.  Master Degree a plus. 3+ years of Management and Supervisory experience a must. 3+ years of Accounting and Budgeting experience preferred. Must be able to pass required background screening- Criminal Background, Abuse Registry, Felony Offender, Sex Offender, Drug Screen. Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements



Good Partner Coach

The Good Partner Coach is responsible for providing individuals and families comprehensive, “single point of contact” case management as part of a seamless service delivery design including personal and career counseling, life and work coaching, linkage to and advocacy with organizational and community resources. The Good Partner Coach will ensure that individuals and families receive those services from Goodwill, strategic partners, and other community resources consistent with the mission, identified outcomes and their plans, which enables them to become as self-sufficient as possible. The Good Partner Coach will provides a full array of case management services with an outcome focus on career development and preparation, employment, job retention, career advancement, home ownership, and strengthened family relationships and functioning. The Good Partner Coach advocates and ensures that participants are linked with the resources and supports necessary to address and resolve barriers to self-sufficiency internally, with community agencies, strategic partners, and community resources in a timely manner. Candidate must be knowledgeable of workforce development strategies, techniques, and best practices. The Good Partner Coach must possess the ability to effectively relate to individuals with various disabilities, personalities, and cultural backgrounds. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work preferred or (5) years of experience in case management or related field; experience preferably within a community based setting performing community organization, community resource coordination, resource brokering, career and personal counseling. Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements



To apply, please mail a resume, cover letter with salary requirement, three professional references and writing sample to Knowledge Quest, P.O Box 2119, Memphis, TN38101-2119.  All correspondence sent via the US Postal Service must be postmarked by Sunday, February 26, 2012.   


Knowledge Quest’s Job Description

Mission: To Vigorously Equip Youth to Maximize Their Potential through Intellectual and Character Development

Job Title – Development Coordinator

Location:  Knowledge Quest Administrative Office, located at590 Jennette Place

Status:  Full-Time, Exempt Position

Reports to:  Executive Director

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Grant contingent.

TYPICAL WEEK: 9 am – 6 pm Monday – Friday.

JOB SUMMARY:  Partnering with the executive director, the development coordinator creates , implements, and manages the short- and long-term resource development strategy of the organization. Responsible for daily activities in support of a non-profit organization’s development/volunteer programs. Maintains donor/volunteer records, solicits and acknowledges donations, and prepares advertisements or correspondence regarding the organization and its programs. May arrange and attend meetings with donors and prospective donors.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Assist in researching grant opportunities

• Assist in drafting grant proposals

• Maintain calendar of due dates of grant progress and final reports

• Draft grant progress and final reports

• Assist in drafting letters of support for grant proposals, and reaching out to appropriate parties to obtain said letters

• Maintain database of donors, and Outlook e-mail database of contributors and local stakeholders

• Compose fundraising letters with Knowledge Quest materials during fundraising drives, package and mail them out.

• Assist in the writing and designing of brochures, flyers and pamphlets for the organization

• Assist in the organizing, planning and convening of fundraising and community events

• Write and upload website content

• Fulfill other duties and responsibilities as assigned



Applicants should have a commitment to social and/or environmental justice. A BA degree in English, Journalism, Creative Writing or a related field is required. Previous combined experience (approx. 5 years) in fundraising, marketing/public relations in the nonprofit field is preferred. This individual must have excellent writing, analytical, and verbal communication skills. Experience with fundraising software and with website content management systems is a plus. Ability to work in a team setting and willingness to work a flexible schedule with minimum supervision is also required. Occasional participation in evening and weekend community events would also be expected. Proficient usage of Microsoft Office and reasonable knowledge in the use of computer database systems are desired.



  • Able to work in fast-paced, self-directed social/entrepreneurial environment.
  • Strong familiarity with local community
  • Prominent organization and presentation skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Highly energetic and self-starter.
  • Able to multi-task activities with shifting priorities.
  • Should be honest, assertive


JOB SPECIFICATIONS:  Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments by reading appropriate materials and attending related seminars and conferences and staff development training; accepts direction and feedback from supervisor and follows through appropriately; works in a resourceful manner to accomplish goals; it is the responsibility of the individual in this position to spread the infectious enthusiasm for the mission and vision of the organization to the community at large.

Knowledge Quest’s policies, programs, practices and procedures for hiring and employment adhere to all Local, State and Federal laws.









PositionGRANT ADMINISTRATION SPECIALIST(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $36,186.41 –

                       $57,283.20; Bi-weekly: $1,391.79 – $2,203.20  Police/Executive Administration J.O. #11-141


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of the Police Grants Manager in the Police Services’ Grant Management Office.  Monitors and coordinates the progress of grant activity within the Police Services Division and prepares reports of activity status including developing city, state, and federal grants and interpreting grant requirements and guidelines; conducts periodic reviews of grant administration procedures and recommends improvements; forecasts budget expenditures and analyzes trends in allocation of funds; and may initiate special projects or studies related to grant projects.



1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.


TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.  Requires the ability to operate general office equipment such as a personal computer and telephone.


TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work is performed in an office environment.  Some travel within and periodically outside the city is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration or a closely related field and three (3) years experience in grant research and administration; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Must have specific experience using Microsoft office Suite and the Internet.  Must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license.  Related Master’s degree is preferred.  (Proof of Education/Driver’s License Required)



Firefighters help protect the public by responding to fires and a variety of other emergencies.  Through classroom instruction and practical training, Firefighter Recruits study fire fighting techniques, fire prevention, hazardous materials control, local building codes, emergency medical procedures, including first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).  They also learn how to use axes, chain saws, fire extinguishers, ladders and other fire fighting and rescue equipment.  After successfully completing this training, the Firefighter Recruit is assigned to an engine company, where they will complete a one-year probationary period.


Salary $35,935 annually with excellent benefits such as health and life insurance, social security & pension.
Closing Aug 01, 2011, 05:00 PM


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Job Number:  11-800
Job Code C1861
Close Date:  1/14/2011

Position Summary
This position works under general supervision of the Health Insurance Program (SHIP) Coordinator and is responsible for coordinating State Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) services. This position is responsible for the recruitment, training, placement and supervision of SHIP volunteers. Also, this position is responsible for reporting program and volunteer activity to the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability.

Minimum: $3,192.00 Monthly
Salary Commensurate With Experience

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Health Care Administration, Social Work , Nursing or related field; and four (4) years or more of progressively responsible experience in social services, volunteer services or closely related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. (PROOF OF EDUCATION IS REQUIRED.)

Special Requirements
1.Must possess a valid Tennessee Driver’s License or secure one upon date of employment.
2.Must have daily access to an operable automobile and meet County requirements for automobile insurance upon date of employment.

Duties and Responsibilities
1.Conducts outreach events and activities in targeted zip codes, through educational events/presentations, print articles, PSA’s and distribution of program literature.
2.Conducts low-income subsidy enrollment events in target zip codes.
3.Recruits and trains a cadre of volunteers and retain a minimum of two (2) active volunteers in all four counties served by the Aging Commission of the Mid-South.
4.Establishes partnerships and working relationships with host agencies and volunteers.
5.Documents contacts with consumers, both on paper and in appropriate software.
6.Records and analyzes caller data to be used in planning and development of future services; distributes information updates to department staff and to other community agencies.
7.Reports to grantor all activities as requested on a weekly, monthly and quarterly in mandated SHIPTalk and Smart Facts software.
8.Completes the State Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 report.
9.Assists with implementation of the Senior Medicare Fraud Patrol Program and other related Medicare initiatives.
10.Performs related responsibilities as assigned or directed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1.Ability to develop, organize and evaluate agency programs.
2.General knowledge of public administrative functions, programs, policies and procedures.
3.Knowledge of creating questionnaires and customer satisfaction surveys.
4.Knowledge of aging demographics and policy issues affecting senior citizens.
5.Knowledge of needs assessment methodologies, including random sampling, etc.
6.Ability to make verbal and written reports and presentations of related findings.
7.Proficiency in use of personal computer and software applications
8.Ability to collect and analyze data

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