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If you would like to learn more about how to become a 501(c)3 nonprofit via the new Form 1023 EZ, see information below.

Wednesday, December 4th | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon | Gale Center – 2601 Elm St, Hernando, MS 38632

Speakers

Becky Beard, CPA

William Pitts & Beard

(click here for more information)

Rebecca Thompson, Attorney Smith Phillips Law Firm

(click here for more information)

Theresa Erickson, Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi  and Brenda Smith, Maddox Foundation Volunteer Center – Northwest Hub

RSVP to alabama@cfnm.org or call 662.449.5002

Job Fair, Mon. – Wed., Oct. 26 – 28, 8:30 am – 3 pm, Paramount Staffing, located at Comfort Suite Hotel, 7075 Moore St., Southaven, MS

Dockworkers, Holland, 8100 W. Sandidge Rd., Olive Branch, MS (Apply in person Oct. 27 – 28, 1 – 8 pm)

Kettle Workers/Bell Ringers/Drivers, Salvation Army (Need ID; Apply in person Thur., Oct. 29 and Tues., Nov. 3 from 9 am – noon at 4741 Winchester Rd. and from 1 – 4 pm at 800 E. Parkway South)

Olive Branch company looks to fill 100+ computer-related jobs

Staffmark is looking for people to fill technical positions for a client in Olive Branch. The positions start out paying around $11 per hour and go up based on experience.

The company is looking to hire 100 computer repair techs, quality assurance agents, and inspectors. Various other positions are also open.

The job fair will be held April 1th1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6399 Goodman Road in Olive Branch.

Applicants are encouraged to bring an updated resume, identification, and be prepared to complete a pre-employment background check.

Abacus Staffing is hosting a job fair on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in their office from 10 am -2 pm. They are currently filling the following positions for their clients.

·Inventory Analyst
·Inventory Control associates with Forklift certification
·Cosmetic Repair Technicians
·Shipping Clerk
·Assemblers
·Receiving Associates
·Office Manager with 1 year of office management experience, Microsoft Office and advanced of Excel
·On-Site Manager with 1 year of Staffing and Recruiting experience

230 Goodman Rd Bldg 2 Suite 101
Southaven, MS 38672
662-470-5846 (Office)

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program

Application DEADLINE February 1, 2015
Please Note: Only 2015 USDA/1890 National Scholars Program Applications will be considered.
(Previous versions of the Scholars Program Application will not be considered.)

http://www.outreach.usda.gov/education/1890/

Program Overview

The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a partnership between of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is implemented under the USDA Fellows Experience Program (FEP). Scholars accepted into the program will be appointed using the Schedule A(r) authority (5 CFR 213.3202) and are not eligible for noncompetitive conversion to full time employment upon graduation.

However, all USDA/1890 National Scholars are required to compete for appropriate employment immediately after graduation and, if selected, commit to at least one year of service to USDA for each year of financial assistance provided. (Note: Specific details of this service requirement will be outlined in the service agreement entered into by the selected Scholar, the University at which the Scholar is matriculated, and the USDA Sponsoring Agency.)

The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program will provide full tuition, employment, employee benefits, fees, books, and room and board each year for up to 4 years to selected students pursuing a bachelor’s degree at the following universities:

  • Alabama A&M University
  • Alcorn State University, Mississippi
  • Central State University, Ohio
  • Delaware State University
  • Florida A&M University
  • Fort Valley State University, Georgia
  • Kentucky State University
  • Langston University, Oklahoma
  • Lincoln University, Missouri
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Prairie View A&M University, Texas
  • South Carolina State University
  • Southern University, Louisiana
  • Tennessee State University
  • Tuskegee University, Alabama
  • University of Arkansas Pine Bluff
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore
  • Virginia State University
  • West Virginia State University

Goal

The goal of the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is to increase the number of minorities studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences and the related disciplines. National Scholars are required to study in the following or related disciplines.

  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Business/Management
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Engineering/Mechanics
  • Agricultural Production and Technology
  • Agronomy or Crop Science
  • Animal Sciences
  • Botany
  • Food Sciences/Technology
  • Forestry and Related Sciences
  • Home Economics/Nutrition
  • Horticulture
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Soil Conservation/Soil Science
  • Farm and Range Management
  • Other related disciplines, (e.g. non-medical biological sciences, pre-veterinary medicine, computer science)

The Award
Scholarships are awarded annually and must be used at one of the 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. Each award provides full tuition, as well as room and board for the term of the scholarship. The scholarship may be renewed each year, contingent upon satisfactory academic performance and normal progress toward the bachelor’s degree.

General Eligibility
To be eligible for the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program scholarship a student must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Have been accepted for admission or currently attending one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities.
  • Study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or other related academic disciplines
  • Demonstrate leadership and community service
  • Submit an official transcript with the school seal and an authorized official’s signature
  • Submit a signed application (original signature only)

Who Should Apply
The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is available to high school seniors entering their freshman year of college and rising college sophomores and juniors.

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program 2015 Application DEADLINE: February 1, 2015

All application materials must be postmarked by February 1, 2015 and sent to the university (or universities) selected by the applicant to attend. (University addresses and contact information are included in the back of the application.)

For any questions regarding the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program, please contact:

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration
Office of Advocacy and Outreach
USDA/1890 Programs
1400 Independence Ave., S.W., Stop 0170
Washington, DC 20250
Telephone Number: (202) 205-4307
Fax Number: (202) 720-7136
Email: 1890init@usda.gov

Job Description:

Occupation Code: Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

This position is for a Class A Driver with a hub located in Hernando, MS and will cover the Northern MS Region.

Job Summary: Will be responsible for day-to-day transportation  of material goods, donated merchandise, and mail between Goodwill Good Neighbor Centers , ADCs, and corporate offices. Duties Include: Ensure that assigned deliveries and pick-ups of materials, merchandise, and mail between GGC , ADCs , plant, and corporate offices are completed in a timely manner and in accordance with organization policies and procedures; Ensure that the loading and unloading of vehicles is performed utilizing sound safety practices (i.e. lifting, use of proper equipment , etc.) and that accidents are reported in a timely manner to the immediate supervisor; Operate assigned vehicles in a safe and lawful manner, in accordance with laws of the Department of Transpo rtation and the company’s policies and procedures; Operate all organization vehicles commensurate with (Class A) license classification;  Provide day-to-day instruction and on-site lead of assistant drivers to ensure that work is performed in a timely manner and in accordance with company policies and procedures; Report needed vehicle repairs and/or maintenance needs to the Team Leader Coach in a timely manner; Establish and maintain a cooperative, functional work relationship with team members and TLC; Complete daily all required paperwork (i.e. vehicle logs, maintenance reports, mileage reports, etc.) in an accurate and timely manner , in accordance with policies and procedures ; Maintain high standards of donor and customer relations through prompt, efficient, friendly and courteous service; Maintain vehicles in a clean, neat, and safe manner through regularly scheduled cleanings, in accordance with organizations  policies and procedures; Perform routine maintenance checks (i.e. fluid levels , etc.) on vehicles in a timely manner , in accordance with organization’s policies and procedures ; Attend  in-service and related training as assigned by team leader; Perform other duties as assigned by team leader . Qualifications  Include: Must possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License with a safe driving record; Must be able to drive Organization vehicles commensurate with (Class A) license classification as a condition of employment;  Experience driving a large commercial vehicle ; Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with team leader, team members , customers , and clients; Ability to maintain a positive, friendly attitude and a neat, clean and well-groomed  appearance; Must meet all physical requirements; Ability to work independently; Must be able to work overtime if needed; Must be able to keep up and maintain all critical performance factors: Donor value ; Time from contact to scheduled pick up; Accident free days; Customer satisfaction; TLC’s and ADC attendants; customer satisfaction survey must maintain minimum performance factors.

Applicants are to email a resume to Recruiter.nms@gimi.org

Education Requirements

Education Level Required: Any Education Level

Job Requirements

Hours per Week: 40 Schedule Hours: Full-Time Schedule Term: Permanent

Shift(s) :  Days,  Evenings,  Rotating

Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday , Friday, Saturday, Sunday Relocation Required: No

Tools Required: No

Driver’s License Required: Yes Class: A

Required Endorsements & Allowed Restrictions None Minimum Age: 18

Months of Experience Required:  3 months

 

 

 

Shanta Jones-Benson

Human Resource Generalist, NMS

Goodwill Industries

(Off) 662-449-7510, ext 12

Community Rummage Sale

Saturday, October 5, 2013

10 AM – 2 PM

Sponsored by Mustard Seed, Inc.

653 Mississippi Blvd.