Cathedral of Faith – 20th Annual Thanksgiving Feast & Clothing Giveaway

Thanksgiving Day: November 28, 2019
2212 Jackson Ave. & Springdale
10 am – 2 pm

Volunteers welcome and food and clothing donations accepted.
Contact 901-327-1616 for questions.

FREE NAMI BASICS Workshops for Parents/Caregivers of Children and Teens with:

ADD/ADHD , PTSD, RAD, OCD, ODD, Depression, Bipolar, Asperger’s, Autism, Schizophrenia

 

A program of NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness

These 6 week workshops have valuable information to help parents support children & teens with behavioral differences, while maintaining their own well-being.  The course is taught by a team of trained NAMI family members who know what it’s like to have a child struggling with one of these brain disorders.  Topics covered will be the ‘no fault’ approach, getting an accurate diagnosis, overview of treatment options, the impact on family, communication, crisis management, systems involved with your child, record keeping, advocating & team building for you & your child.

 

Meets for 6 sessions FREE OF COST

Designed for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illness.

Taught by a team of trained teachers who are family caregivers of individuals who developed symptoms of mental illness as children.

Provides critical information and strategies related to care-giving.

Incorporates presentations, discussion and interactive exercises.

 

Why You Should Attend:

 

A toolkit of information

Up-to-date information on a range of mental illnesses and their impact on the brain.

Current research on treatments including evidence-based therapies, medications and side effects.

Preparation for interactions with the mental health care system, school system and juvenile justice system.

Training in preparedness and emotional resiliency

Skills related to managing crises, solving problems and communicating effectively.

Strategies for self-care and for navigating the challenges presented by mental illness for each family member.

Empowerment as an effective advocate for your child.

Confidence and stamina for life-long understanding and support.

A community

Perhaps most importantly, as a participant you can gain comfort in knowing you are not alone. Recovery is a journey and there is hope for all families and individuals dealing with a brain disorder. The in-person group experience of NAMI Basics provides the opportunity for mutual support and positive impact. You can experience compassion and reinforcement from people who relate to your experiences. Through your participation, you have the opportunity to help others grow.

 

Please contact Marcus Boyd at 901-725-0305 or email at mboyd.namimemphis@gmail.com to register as space is limited. Class to start October 8th , 2019

 

Veronique Black

NAMI Memphis

901-725-0305 phone

901-725-0306 fax

3729 S. Hickory Ridge Mall

Suite #480

Memphis, TN 38115

 

You or someone you love has a mental illness. That’s why there’s NAMI

The Fourth Annual Domestic Violence Summit, will held September 27th at the University of Memphis, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm in the University Center Ballroom.

Discussions will focus on domestic violence in Memphis and Shelby County. Resources for domestic violence survivors will be presented by Memphis area agencies.

Sponsored by the University of Memphis, Southwest Tennessee Community College, and the Athena Project.

For more information call 901/678-3973 (Dr. Gayle Beck).

 

Title: Top HR Issues Business Owners Face and How to Solve Them

Friday, 09/13/19 and Friday, 09/20/19, 6:00 -7:30 PM – Memphis Central Library

3030 Poplar Ave. 38111 | First Floor

Synopsis:

HR can be especially challenging for smaller employers with limited resources. This seminar will address some of the most critical areas, particularly to avoid needless HR-related fines, penalties or lawsuits. We’ll also address complex HR issues and provide strategies you can follow.

Presenter: LaDeidra Penn

NBMBAA Memphis – Professional Career Showcase – 9/12/19

FREE EVENT!! Clark Tower, 33rd floor, 5100 Poplar Ave. Memphis, TN. 38137

6:00 pm-8:00 pm

The Career Showcase is an excellent opportunity for the top Mid-South businesses and corporations to connect and engage with Memphis’s top talent focused on marketing, sales, finance, operations, and more.

The target candidates for this showcase are recent 4-year accredited college graduates as well as Masters and PhD level professionals seeking entry and experience level opportunities.

REQUIRED!!! Click on link to fill out professional profile and submit resume

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0445a8aa2aa20-nbmbaa20

Indomitable Families is hosting its first Male Support Social for men ages 17 years of age and older who have a criminal background. The group will be hosted by Torey DeBerry, Kontar Macklin, and Dr. Mario Johnson. Food will be provided. To RSVP please contact 901-736-2858 or email indomitablewomen@gmail.com. See the attached flyer for more information.

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Porter-Leath is hiring a Development Coordinator!

Salary Grade: $34,279 – $42,851

Job Summary
Under the direction of the Vice President of Development, the Development Coordinator will assist with various departmental activities including but not limited to: advancing the agency’s mission through successful fundraising, event support, and representing the agency at community events.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position does not include any supervisory responsibilities.

Essential Job Functions
1. Fundraising through new partnerships and relationships, in addition to maintaining existing donors.
2. Compliance with deadlines to ensure timely operations for the Development Department.
3. Represent Porter-Leath at United Way speaking engagements and other community events; coordinate and calendar United Way events for agency speakers.
4. Lead key areas to ensure the successful implementation of special events, including working shifts at events.
5. Actively manage entry level donors to ensure stewardship and continued giving.
6. Works with the Engagement Manager to solicit support from volunteer groups.
7. Work with the Communication Manager to organize and maintain email databases
8. Provide support in the area of media content generation and publication, including image and video design.
9. Complete event logistics under the supervision of the Vice President of Development.
10. Work with Development Associate to ensure all communication campaign lists are prepared prior to printing and that collateral is printed, assembled, and mailed appropriately.
11. Present Porter-Leath to public audiences through effective communication and interaction with groups, community resources, staff, management and Board members.
12. Conduct new donor prospecting and research.
13. Contribute to team effort by performing other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
● Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations or a related field is required.
● One year direct involvement in clerical office support, fundraising activities, planning special events or volunteer coordination is required.
● Experience with public relations is preferred.
● Fundraising (Salesforce) and email marketing (Constant Contact) database experience is preferred.
● Excellent oral communication skills to communicate effectively and confidently to diverse groups of people.
● Excellent written communication skills to include knowledge of correct spelling, grammar and punctuation.
● Public speaking skills to effectively and confidently communicate with large and small groups.
● Excellent computer skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, database management, Google Docs, email and Internet.
● Organizational skills to determine workload priorities and complete a variety of tasks comprising a heavy workload in a timely manner.
● Skill to evaluate given information, research additional information needed and evaluate and compile the information.
● Record keeping skills to maintain accurate, up-to-date files so that information is readily researched and retrieved.
● Ability to maintain confidentiality and objectivity.
● Ability to work as a team player to interact and assist all employees as necessary.

Physical Demands
Performs essential job functions in established office environment under normal lighting and climate control tolerance.
Regularly required to stand, walk, touch, handle objects with hands, feel, reach, see hear and speak, and sit.
Occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and color vision. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This is a non-smoking workplace environment.

Special Conditions
Maintains an operable vehicle with valid registration, valid driver’s license, and good driving record with an appropriate level of insurance. Ability to travel from administrative headquarters to all sites on a regular basis.

 

APPLY AT http://www.porterleath.org