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Wichita Family Crisis Center
Part-Time Shelter Advocate
Interested in working directly with victims of domestic and sexual violence? The Wichita Family Crisis Center currently has an opening for a part-time Shelter Advocate. The Shelter Advocate (part-time) provides advocacy, supportive services, and service plan development for clients. Hours for the position are Monday - Friday, 5-10 pm. Additional hours may be available on an as-needed basis. This position is based in the shelter and is responsible for working with shelter residents and answering the hotline. A qualified candidate should have knowledge of domestic and/or sexual violence advocacy, excellent communication skills, be prepared for answering crisis calls, and have skills for working with survivors. Undergraduate degree in social work, criminal justice, women's studies or communications strongly preferred. Work experience may be considered in lieu of degree. Bilingual English and Spanish a plus. Position will report to the Shelter Manager. The Wichita Family Crisis Center is an equal opportunity employer. Position open until filled. For application instructions and to see full job description, visit: https://www.wichitafamilycrisiscenter.org/jobs/.
Wichita Family Crisis Center
Outreach Advocate for Wellington Area (Sumner County)
Interested in working directly with victims of domestic and sexual violence? The Wichita Family Crisis Center is hiring a full-time Outreach Advocate for the Wellington area (Sumner County). The Outreach Advocate provides advocacy, supportive counseling and service plan development for victims of domestic and sexual violence. The work performed by the Outreach Advocate is central to the daily operation of an effective community based domestic violence program that provides supportive services to non-residential clients. The positions require flexibility in scheduling and ability to travel short distances. The Outreach Advocate will be required to share in on-call rotation responsibilities and occasionally work hours outside of regular business hours, including nights, holidays, and weekends. The major responsibilities for the Outreach Advocate are: (1) to coordinate services for people who have been victimized and have barriers to service; (2) to conduct systems advocacy on behalf of domestic and/or sexual violence victims; (3) to promote awareness of domestic and/or sexual violence services in Sedgwick, Cowley, and Sumner Counties; and (4) to facilitate classes and support groups for domestic and/or sexual violence victims. A qualified candidate should have knowledge of domestic and sexual violence advocacy, excellent communication skills, skills for working with survivors, and public speaking experience. Ability to speak Spanish and English is a plus. Undergraduate degree required. Work experience in social services may be considered in lieu of degree. The Wichita Family Crisis Center is an equal opportunity employer. Position open until filled. For application instructions and to see full job description, visit: https://www.wichitafamilycrisiscenter.org/jobs/.
Wichita Family Crisis Center
Business and Finance Manager
The Wichita Family Crisis Center currently has an opening for a full-time Business and Finance Manager. Hours for the position are Monday - Friday, 8 am-5 pm. Additional hours may be required for special events. The Business and Finance Manager will serve as a partner to the Executive Director on the organization’s financial, budgeting, and administrative processes. This position must keep books and financials up to date for purposes of auditing, grant reporting and management decisions. Knowledge The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas: • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles • Audit process • Preparing and monitoring organizational budgets • Human resource management laws and practices • Benefits administration • Computerized accounting systems such as Peachtree/Sage Skills and Abilities The incumbent must demonstrate the following: • Excellent interpersonal skills • Team building skills • Analytical and problem solving skills • Decision making skills • Effective oral and written communications skills • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy • Effective time management and organizational skills • Ability to consistently meet deadlines • Computer skills including use of Microsoft Office products at a highly proficient level Undergraduate degree (in accounting or related field) with three to five years of related experience required. Five or more years of relevant experience with demonstrated proficiency in financial management and analysis may be considered in lieu of a degree. To apply, please submit a resume, with a cover letter explaining your qualifications for the position, to email@example.com or Wichita Family Crisis Center, 1111 N. St. Francis, Wichita, KS 67214. The Wichita Family Crisis Center is an equal opportunity employer. Position open until filled. To see full job description, visit: http://www.wichitafamilycrisiscenter.org/jobs/.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Fundraising Campaign Manager, Light The Night Walk
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. The Mid-America Chapter is currently hiring a full-time Fundraising Campaign Manager to work at our Wichita KS branch office, managing Light The Night Walk events in Wichita and Northeast Kansas (Topeka) and performing other duties as assigned. A Bachelor’s degree with two to four years fundraising, communications, sales, marketing and/or event planning experience required. Minimal travel (approximately 5 percent) will be required to the Mid-America Chapter office in Kansas City and to manage the Northeast Kansas (Topeka) Light The Night Walk. To learn more or to submit your resume/application, please visit our online portal at: https://careers-lls.icims.com/jobs/3377/fundraising-campaign-manager%2c-light-the-night-walk/job
The Pando Initiative
The Pando Initiative (formerly Communities In Schools of Wichita/Sedgwick County, Inc.) is seeking an experienced executive who possesses the vision, confidence, ambition and leadership skills to build on the 27-year record of a high functioning nonprofit and who will provide the inspired external and internal leadership required of this role, including building and maintaining relationships.
The organization was founded by the United Way, the Business Education Success Team, the Wichita Public School District (USD 259) and the Boeing Company in 1990. Pando works with 23 schools in the Wichita, Derby, and Haysville school districts to connect existing community services to the kids and families who need them most. Focus areas include chronic absenteeism, behavior, and academic performance. Special initiatives include Reality U, a financial literacy exercise which serves over 7,000 students in schools in Wichita and across the state. In addition, the Check & Connect project, funded by United Way, targets chronic absenteeism at the elementary level, in seven Wichita schools.
The key to Pando’s success is school-based site staff who work with school support staff and community partners to provide an integrated, holistic approach to multiple risk factors that exist in so many children’s lives. Our goal is to remove the barriers to learning so that children and their families can be successful.
A 23 member board with an annual budget of approximately $1.5 million governs the organization. Current staffing includes 40 full-time/part-time positions. More information can be found at www.thepandoinitiative.org
Job Description The executive director acts as the principal officer of The Pando Initiative and is responsible for the overall administration, financial management, vision and strategic drive of this nonprofit.
Core Functions: Community Partnerships Resource Development/Fund Raising Marketing and Public Relations Managing, Expanding and Developing Pando Initiative sites Providing and/or Brokering Quality Youth Programming and Services Data Collection, Evaluation and Reporting
Duties and Responsibilities • Organizational Leadership. As the public face of The Pando Initiative, under the direction of the board of directors, establish the strategic direction and objectives, implement the plan and report progress regularly to the board. • Board of Directors. Assist the board in meeting its governance responsibilities. • Resource Development. Lead the ongoing development and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising strategy for organizational resource sustainability, including marketing and public relations. • Partnerships. Develop, strengthen and maintain partnerships with schools, corporations, agencies, civic groups, and volunteers to continue to grow and sustain the future of The Pando Initiative.
• Data Collection & Reporting. Develop and maintain a management information/evaluation system. • Financial Management. Work with the board and the staff to develop an annual balanced budget and manage resources within budgetary guidelines; provide regular financial reports to the board. • Management & Supervision. Oversee the development and implementation of programs and policies, with responsibility for all supervisory and administrative matters relating to the operation of the organization. Requirements • Proven fundraising experience across a broad spectrum of activities. • Sound understanding of the Kansas K-12 public education system. • Ability to envision strategic opportunities in a highly dynamic environment. • Polished and passionate verbal and written communication skills. • Clear understanding of financial statements. • Lead multiple initiatives simultaneously and manage a wide scope of responsibilities effectively. • Ability to utilize networking, research and other resources to identify key contacts and communicate The Pando Initiative message. • Proven nonprofit track record; at least three years nonprofit experience in a leadership position. • Bachelor’s degree; masters preferred. For more information, please go to: www.thepandoinitiative.org Please submit a cover letter and a resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kansas Hispanic Education & Development Foundation Administrative Assistant – part time
The administrative assistant will provide support to the Executive Director and Program Director. This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to support the work of a growing nonprofit in the community. This position is a part time (20-25 hours per week), non-benefits position. Must have at least 2-3 years of experience in administrative/clerical work, be highly knowledgeable in Microsoft Office, and possess a sharp attention to detail.
Minimum education: high school diploma
Minimum experience: 2-3 years of experience in general office, clerical and administrative support
Working knowledge of computer software and Microsoft Office products
Able to compose letters, reports, and other documents
Experience working with spreadsheets and providing concise data entry
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Able to multi-task and maintain multiple projects at one time
Proposed hourly rate: $11.00
To apply, please submit your resume to:
Kansas Hispanic Education & Development Foundation
P.O. Box 4248, Wichita, KS 67204
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