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

Porter-Leath is hosting a CAREER FAIR!

The Early Childhood Support Center 3400 Prescott Road, Memphis, TN 38118. (Training Room)
Monday, December 18, 2017 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Some of the open positions include:

·Certified Pre-K Teachers
·Teachers
·Family Service Workers
·Residential Monitors
·Floater Assistants
·Maintenance Technicians
·Custodian Floaters and More!

Please join Agape Child & Family Services, New Hickory Hill Missionary Baptist Church, New Direction Christian Church, Soul Winners Baptist Church, and Orchard Christian Fellowship on August 8th and 9th, 2015 for the Hickory Hill Back 2 School Bash.  The August 8th event will be held from 9 am to 4 pm at New Direction Christian Church: 6120 Winchester Rd., Memphis.  The August 9th event will be held from 12 pm – 5 pm at New Hickory Hill Missionary Baptist Church: 6580 East Raines Rd., Memphis.

The Hickory Hill Back 2 School Bash provides an opportunity for partners to strengthen our community, connect our city’s resources and eliminate barriers to youth enrolling, attending, and succeeding in school starting with day one. The Hickory Hill Back 2 School Bash will be advertised in Hickory Hill schools via Shelby County Schools.

This is a two-day event that begins with a Health & Wellness Fair on Saturday where parents will receive vouchers for ALL youth to receive FREE haircut, hair styling (to first 500 children), uniforms, backpacks, school supplies and shoes on Sunday! There will be food, fun, and the Southeast Memphis/Hickory Hill community coming together to ensure their students are positioned for success. Notaries will be present to help with residency paperwork and vendors including Universal Parenting Place, Porter Leath and Shelby County Crimes Victims Services and Rape Crisis Center will be in attendance.

Community partners interested in participating should contact Twana Whitlock (901) 323-3600 x22 or Adrian Winfrey of New Hickory Hill Missionary Baptist Church at (901) 244-7488.

About Agape Child & Family Services:
With offices in Memphis (111 Racine) and Jackson, TN, Agape Child & Family Services is a Christian-based organization which is dedicated to serving homeless woman, fatherless children and under-resourced communities.  At its core, Agape is dedicated to providing children and families with healthy homes.  Agape will serve more than 10,000 children, adults and families in 2014.  For more information about Agape Child & Family Services, call 901.323.3600 or visit www.AgapeMeansLove.org.

Judi Pruitt | Marketing & Communications Coordinator | Agape Child & Family Services

(o) 901-323-3600 x:12 | (m) 901-574-1756 | (f) 901-323-3640

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DESCRIPTION:  

Under the direction of the President, the Human Resources Director plans, organizes and delivers strategic human resources policies, programs, and practices. DUTIES Directly supervises two (2) employees in the Administration/Human Resources department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS:

*Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or relevant field. *Minimum of two years of progressive human resources experience. *Professional (PHR or SPHR) certification is required. *Experience in non-profit Human Resources is helpful. *Demonstrated competencies in the areas of benefits administration, compensation, training, employee relations and recruitment along with a solid foundation in employment law. *Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills are required. *Excellent communications and interpersonal skills. *Strong analytic and research skills. Skill to evaluate given information, research additional needed information, and evaluate and compile information. *Ability to work a heavy workload, under pressure of conflicting deadlines and competing needs. *Ability to perceive and deal with sensitive issues while maintaining strict confidentiality/objectivity. *Ability to work as a team player to interact and assist all employees as necessary. *Effective writing skills to include knowledge of grammar, spelling, and sentence structure. *Computer skills to include spreadsheets, word processing, database management and the internet. *Public speaking skills to address small and large groups. *Record keeping skills to maintain accurate, up to date logs and files so that information is readily researched and retrieved.

Apply HERE.

Close Date: Apr. 15, 2014
DESCRIPTION

Under the direction of the Career-Place Director, the Navigator will identify and provide appropriate guidance for the Families First program clients. Execute outreach and education campaigns, conduct eligibility screenings, provide facilitated services, and execute hands-off between relevant entities, working with statewide Navigator team in collaboration with local entities the TN Navigator Program Director.

DUTIES *Organize and conduct pre-employment sessions as needed. Conduct workshops and focus on skill building with each client. Schedule classes based on availability of classrooms, equipment, and participants. *Perform job evaluations and need analysis to identify training & development needs. Monitor evaluate and record training activities and program effectiveness. *Formulate training programs, applying principles of learning and individual differences. Present information, using a variety of instructional techniques and formats such as role playing, simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos, and lectures. *Keep up with developments to ensure expertise, by reading current journals, books and magazine articles. *Coordinate recruitment and placement of training program participants, guest speakers as needed. *Evaluate training materials, outlines, text, and handouts. Track the success of the participants. *Function as a liaison with local educational institutions in order to obtain the appropriate information for resources. *Assist with planning & coordinating special events within the program. Prepare monthly progress reports on all program clients, review & submit reports on a weekly basis. *Complete state Navigator training courses and pass Navigator certification exam. Comply with all continuing education and recertification requirements. *Conduct marketing and outreach within local communities about health insurance options through the federal marketplace. *Work independently, traveling throughout Memphis and providing services in various locations as needed. Provide courteous, professional and confidential assistance to all clients seeking health benefits. *Conduct marketing and outreach within local communities about health insurance options through the federal Marketplace. *Ensure that follow-up is completed to capture client referrals and outcomes. Provide assistance and input creating various materials for the Navigator Program. *Achieve performance targets, working with closely with the Program Director and others to identify and overcome challenges. Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, or administrative regulations. Documentation should be maintained in children’s files. *In addition to other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS *Bachelor’s degree Education, Human Resources, Social Work or related field and three years of relevant work experience; Knowledge of community resources *Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills; strong computer skills to include familiarity with MS Office (Access, Excel, Word) *Ability to work effectively in an outcomes-based environment consisting of a heavy workload and competing needs; organizational skills to determine workload priorities and complete a variety of tasks comprising a heavy workload in a timely manner. *Ability to exhibit initiative in reporting concerns to supervisory staff; Ability to exhibit initiative in reporting concerns to supervisory staff. *Experience working with children diagnosed with mild, moderate or severe disabilities that may include autism, Down’s syndrome, and/or developmental delays. *Proficient in the use of computer applications including spreadsheets, databases and word processing. *Prepare clear, concise, accurate and complete reports including statistics. *Perceive and deal with sensitive issues while maintaining confidentially and objectivity *Recordkeeping skills to maintain legible, accurate, up-to-date files so that information is readily researched and retrieved *Skills to evaluate information, research additional needed information, and evaluate and compile information *Work as a team player and interact/assist all employees as necessary *Forge a mutually respectful partnership with persons served and their families, convictions about the capacity of people to grow and change *Set limits and maintain the role of employee and the ability to intervene appropriately to meet the needs of the people served and their families. Maintain a 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 and overnight travel is necessary.

Apply here! http://bit.ly/1g82fdB

Case Manager – Memphis, TN

Close Date: Feb. 26, 2014
DESCRIPTION:

The Case Manager will have the responsibilities of providing case management services for clients of Residential Services and functions as a direct link with each child and the Juvenile Court of Memphis, Department of Children’s Services, to include keeping the representative informed of client progress, coordination of visits and appointments, and preparation for successful placement.

QUALIFICATIONS:  

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. * One (1) year of relevant work experience. * Knowledge of basic office procedures and effective, accurate skills using a computer. Possess computer skills to include word processing, spreadsheets, database management and the internet. * Ability to exhibit initiative in asking questions, making recommendations and independently handle assignments. * Possess a valid Driver’s License with a good driving record; functions on-call as needed for emergencies. * Ability to maintain confidentiality and objectivity. * Effective communication and interpersonal skills. * Writing skills to maintain up to date, accurate and legible files. * Organizational skills to determine workload priorities and complete a variety of tasks comprising a heavy workload in a timely manner.

Apply here!