Boys and Girls Club Now Hiring!

TITLE:                                      Program Assistant

DEPARTMENT:                        After School Programs

HOURS:                                   Mon-Fri 2:30-6:30 (school days only)

We are seeking POSITIVE, ENERGETIC LEADERS to implement fun, engaging after-school programming for our Olga Brenner site.  Our After School Program program is designed to provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children. A typical day for our members includes three ‘blocks’: 1) Homework help time and academic support, 2) Enrichment activities (i.e. cooking, robotics); 3) Physical Activity.


The Program Assistant will lead engaging activities and provide targeted academic support to our members.

  • Set and maintain high expectations for members.
  • Facilitate and manage group enrichment activities while maintaining a fun, yet productive environment (10-15 members).
  • Implement homework help consistently and provide academic support where needed.
  • Keep accurate records regarding participating members’ attendance.
  • Communicate with parents, teachers, and BGCGB leadership about concerns with Individual members’ attendance and work habits, as well as academic abilities and needs.
  • Support Site Director in keeping the academic area neat and organized. Ensure that work area fosters physical and emotional safety.
  • Support site-wide behavior standards and discipline policies.
  • Create positive atmosphere, foster teamwork and constructive exchange of ideas with peers. Be flexible in programming to support the overall mission of the club.
  • Participate in club-wide events and fieldtrips as needed.
  • Be respectful of other staff members’ time by being prompt to scheduled meetings and well prepared to do your job every day.
  • Be flexible with hours as needed for the Club to best serve its members.


  • At least 6 months experience working with at-risk youth.
  • Knowledge of elementary level academic subjects.
  • Capable of handling a group of 15+ youth to help them focus on homework and enrichment activities.
  • Ability to discipline according to BGCGB and GBAPS standards.
  • Ability to relate to and be approachable by students, parents, faculty and staff.
  • Have a desire to serve children of all socioeconomic levels and physical/mental capabilities.
  • Ability to multitask and problem solve.
  • Cleared background check and history indicating fitness to work with children.
  • Negative TB Test results.


  • Maturity and strong communication skills.
  • Energy, leadership skills, strong initiative, ability to motivate through positive reinforcement.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment.


The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification.  It is not designed to contain, or to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.

Job Announcement! MN Dept of Ed

job-openingPlease see the job announcement link below for more information on the Minnesota Department of Education, Office of Indian Education Director position. I encourage you to share this announcement with anyone within your network that you feel may benefit.

Director Office of Indian Education – Job ID 9290

Job Summary

This is a unclassified appointment that reports directly to the Commissioner of Education, which will serve as the Indian Education liaison between the Department of Education and the eleven tribal governments in Minnesota.  This position exists to provide leadership, policy development, program design and implementation of a comprehensive program for educational excellence and accountability for the American Indian students – pre K-graduate school.  This position will work with MDE, Tribal and public schools, Tribal governments, federal and state agencies and elected officials to fulfill the program’s desired outcomes.  The position has fiscal responsibility for and oversight of legislated grant programs and the Indian Education Act of 1988 (124.71 to 124D.82)

Looking for an Education Specialist!

NIEA national indian education associationThe National Indian Education Association is looking for an Education Specialist to fulfill grant priorities. Please view the PDF below or visit their site for more information.

*Ed Specialist Job Description (PDF)

Hiring! The Improve Group

The Improve Group is looking for several people. Please use the links below to learn more.

·       Research analyst or senior analyst:

·       Evaluation intern:

·       Office manager:

·       Finance coordinator/bookkeeper:

About The Improve Group

Leah Goldstein Moses founded The Improve Group in 2000 with a vision to improve programs and organizations that impact the world. Fifteen years later, her vision remains strong and is shared by the dedicated staff at The Improve Group. We are all grateful for the opportunity to help others gain clarity and insight about the world around them and make a greater impact in their communities.


We help mission-driven organizations make the most of information, navigate complexity, and ensure their investments of time and money lead to meaningful, sustained impact.

BPC Now Hiring! Organizational Support Personnel


Position: Organizational & Project Support Staff

Work Site County/ies: Shawano. Occasional travel to visit client sites.

Pay: $12.00 Per Hour to $25.00 Per Hour (Hourly pay depends on candidate’s qualifications and experience.)

Usual Hours Per Week: Part-Time, 3 Days Per Week (24 hours) – ability to work up to a full-time position by 2017 based on performance

Shift/Work Days: Typical schedule is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. The time of day may vary on occasion depending upon owner’s clientele needs.

Minimum Requirements:

Education: Associate Degree Desired, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Professional Licenses / Certifications: Human Subjects Protection/IRB certificate (can be through company if needed).

Vehicle: Desired, Mileage reimbursement available.

Drivers License: Class D – Regular (Auto, Light Truck, Moped) Desired

Experience / Qualifications:

Interested parties must be self-motivated, a problem solver, critical thinker, a team player, and dependable. Training is available on site as needed.
*Preference will be given to applicants who apply by or before Sept. 1, 2016.

*Pre-employment drug screening required.

*Background check required.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Job (see full job descriptions attached):

Essential Job Functions Include:

• MUST have PROVEN track record and experience of working in a fast paced and scientific work environment (social science, educational science, evaluation) where managing multiple deadlines is a normal part of daily operations
• Must have 21st century technology skills, including: electronic database management, online research, professional presentation editing, social media, electronic media (audio/video), and proofreading for publications
• Information and file management (oral, paper, electronic); processing paperwork; database maintenance; scheduling; coordination of multiple events effectively; managing multiple deadlines; & drafting documents.
• Developing constructive, professional, objective, and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
• Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) for routine maintenance; minor troubleshooting; set up functions (fax, scan, change printer cartridges, add paper, etc.) enter
• Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources in order to share in the most effective/efficient manner required with team members
• Adaptive, responsive, and problem solving skills to work with changing deadlines, urgency, managing multiple deadlines, and to ensure adequate preparation time needed by organization.
Benefits (full-time):

Leave and Holidays: Sick Leave, Vacation

Education and Training: Paid Training, Employee Wellness, Tuition Reimbursement

Other Benefits: On-site training; growth potential is strong for the right person

Company Profile:
Bowman Performance Consulting ( is a national scientific research, evaluation, and technical assistance firm. We provide on site professional development, grant evaluation, organizational development, research, and other technical assistance services. Our clients include government, education (K-12 and Universities/Colleges), non-profits, and Native American Tribes/organizations. BPC provides support for education, health, human services, economic development, and community development initiatives. BPC is a fast paced environment with employees who work accurately, efficiently, and effectively to serve our national clientele.

How To Apply:
As a first step in the screening process please e-mail a resume and cover letter in PDF or Word format to Selected candidates will be contacted to discuss next steps in the application process. Please no direct calls, e-mails, or other contact to BPC regarding this position.

Job Description

Occupation:  Organizational Support Personnel

Occupational Detail: Project/Program Support, Project/Program Specialist, Administrative Support/Assistant, Human Resource Support, Fiscal Support, Cleaning, Maintenance, Executive Secretary/Assistant

Organizational Category:  Support Personnel; hourly wage

Years Direct Experience 0-4 years 5-10 years 10+ years
Educational Requirements H.S. Diploma; active enrollment in IHE 1 year IHE certificate; active enrollment in IHE 2 year or more IHE degree
Wage Level $12.00/hr. $13.00/hr – $15.00/hr $15.00/hr – $25.00/hr

Position Overview:  Support positions at BPC require staff to perform routine clerical, logistical, information management, communicative, and administrative functions to support the daily tasks required for the effective and efficient functioning of the project(s), program(s), organization, and/or the overseeing the information for a client or project that the BPC support staff is assigned to.    Additional information can be reviewed regarding job tasks, skills, work activities, knowledge, abilities, and interests for this job description by going to WI Worknet, doing a “County Wage Comparison” by job title, and clicking “Occupational Profile”; by discussing further with your supervisor; via BPC task tracker; BPC policy/procedure manual; and/or through performance review documents/processes.

Essential Job Functions

Performing Administrative Activities – Information and file management (oral, paper, electronic); processing paperwork; database maintenance; scheduling; coordination of multiple events effectively; managing multiple deadlines; & drafting documents.

Interacting With Computers – Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) for routine maintenance; minor troubleshooting; set up functions (fax, scan, change printer cartridges, add paper, etc.) enter data, or process information.

Getting Information – Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources in order to share in the most effective/efficient manner required.

Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates – Providing appropriate and responsive information in a timely manner to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships – Developing constructive, professional, objective, and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.

Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work – Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.  Being flexible with work, changing deadlines, scheduling, etc. as needed by organization.

Communicating with Persons Outside Organization (as assigned) – Communicating appropriately with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.

Documenting/Recording Information – Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, retrieving, updating, or maintaining information in written or electronic form.

Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events – Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.

Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge – Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

Processing Information – Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.

Scheduling Work and Activities – Scheduling events, programs, travel, and activities, including activities of others that supervisor assigns (conference calls, meetings, etc.).

Skills/Abilities:  Confidentiality, active listening, positive/constructive/critical feedback, reading/writing/oral comprehension and expression, spelling, editing, speaking, time management, writing, social perceptiveness, active learning, monitoring/assessment, appropriate learning strategies application, critical thinking, coordination, service orientation, diversity/inclusivity, problem sensitivity/solver, team player, detail oriented, category/skill flexibility, updating/using relevant skills/knowledge/strategies, and independently motivated/on task worker.

General Knowledge Base:  clerical, administrative, human resources, management (self/time/project), mathematics, economics/accounting, English language, computers/electronics/basic software applications, internet, scientific (research/evaluation), diverse and Indigenous contexts, marketing/media, grammar, law/government (particularly human subjects), customer/personnel service, and communications.

Other Duties as Assigned by Supervisor & as Needed by Organization

Other Skills/Abilities/Knowledge Base as Developed through Experience/Education provided by Organization


NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Hiring! National Indian Child Welfare Association is Recruiting a Research Manager

nicwa logoNICWA is currently recruiting a research manager. The position is open until August 12. Experience with community based participatory research is preferred, but not required.

The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) offers American Indian and non-Indian professionals opportunities for personal and professional development in a family-oriented environment. As an American Indian organization, NICWA promotes American Indian values within the workplace, with an emphasis on cooperation, respect, and an appreciation for diversity.

*Visit NICWA’s careers page for more information.

Wanted: Director of Learning and Knowledge Management for Ford Family Foundation


*Read more:

Job Opening! Trainer Outreach Specialist in Milwaukee

job-openingWisconsin Works (W-2) Trainer Outreach Specialist in Milwaukee – 211a.1516

Download or view the position description [PDF]

*Job listing on UWO website.




This position works in cooperation with state, county and other contracted employees to develop and deliver training materials which educate and train W-2 workers and partner agencies about W-2 programs, policies, and procedures. This position is responsible for training program development, implementation, and evaluation. This position will be located in Milwaukee.


  • Minimum two years of experience working with W-2 programs
  • Comprehensive understanding of W-2 policies and procedures
  • Experience determining eligibility for W-2 programs using the Wisconsin CARES Worker Web (CWW) system and providing W-2 case management services through CARES Work Program System
  • Experience using policies to determine eligibility for W-2 programs
  • Experience delivering training, especially W-2 related training
  • Experience developing training materials, especially W-2 related
  • Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Proven problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Valid Driver’s license for required travel and willingness to travel statewide
  • Ability to obtain University Driver’s Authorization through the State of Wisconsin


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience planning, organizing, and implementing projects
  • Critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Ability to handle multiple ongoing complex tasks
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Excel and Adobe Captivate

Starting Date

December 2015


$42,167 to $43,500 annually, commensurate with experience

Terms of Appointment

Terminal position; Contingent on grant funding

Application Deadline

Review of files will begin November 11, 2015 and continue until position is filled.

How to Apply

Submit a letter of application, resume, three references, and outline (as detailed in the position description) to:

Delynn Nordhaus
UW Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd 
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Fax: (920) 424-1112

Wanted: Cultural Liaison in La Crosse

The School District of La Crosse is accepting applications for a district wide Cultural Liaison!

More info below from the Wisconsin Education Career Access Network.

Wisconsin Education Career Access Network School District of La Crosse

­POSITION TITLE:  Cultural Liaison START DATE:      October 19, 2015 (approximately)

Accountability Objectives:

Assist with coordination of all Cultural & Family Connection Program activities.   Our commitment is to support each and every student in our school district. The largest  composition of diverse students we serve is our Southeast Asian/African American  students/families; all students will benefit from the advocacy of these positions.  The position will serve as an advocate for Southeast Asian/African American students  (respectively), their families and the schools. Act as a link between families and the schools  throughout the community. Provide staff development opportunities relative to developing cultural  proficiency and to Southeast Asian/African American history and culture (respectively). Help to  oversee parent education programs and opportunities for parents throughout the community.

School District Characteristics:           9 Elementary Schools, 3 Middle Schools, 2 Senior High Schools. 7,900 students,           663 certified staff, 367 classified staff. Unified District system. 72 square miles,           population 68,000. Operating budget $93,000,000+           Metro area population 91,000. 2 large hospitals, 2 multi-­specialty clinics. University           of Wisconsin­La Crosse and Viterbo College offer programs to 10,000 students. Western           Technical College provides vocational training to more than 15,000 students. 28 public           and private elementary and middle schools; 5 high schools including 2 public and 3            private. Environmental:           30 miles of Mississippi River shoreline and 8,600 acres of lakes blend with rock-­faced           bluffs and valleys to create one of the most beautiful natural playgrounds in the           Midwest.

Economic:           Diverse industry, from brewing to boot making, transportation to typography. 40 local           industries with national and/or international markets. 1,000+ retail outlets engage in           nearly half ­billion dollar business annually. Hiring Timeline (approximation):

Candidates meeting screening criteria participate in                     First round interview:                       Week of October 5, 2015

Continuing candidates to meet with the District’s                     Senior Leadership Team:                      Week of October 12, 2015

Continuing candidates to meet with committee:          Week of October 12, 2015

Recommendation to the Board of Education:              October 19, 2015

Applicants are requested not to contact or send resumes to individual building principals. To be  given full consideration, please upload letter of interest, resume, credentials, transcripts, and

**Deadline to apply is September 25, 2015, by 3:30 pm. (or until position is filled)

The School District of La Crosse chooses to be an equal opportunity employer and does not  discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, age, ancestry, national  origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, political affiliation, marital status,  disability or arrest or conviction record.

The School District of La Crosse encourages applications from all segments of the population. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing,  to the employer or government, or against any individual(s) who assist or  participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Candidates seeking accommodations during an interview are encouraged to indicate such at the time  they are contacted to interview.

Additional information about this vacancy


Meets Cert: Requirements: Salary:

1. All Licenses A license is not required for this vacancy. n/a Degree: Bachelors ­ Bachelor’s required, master’s preferred       Experience: Years $54,636 annually

Begin Date: Apply By: Date Entered: Date Active:
October 2015 09­25­2015  (or Until Filled) 08­28­2015   Updated: 08­28­2015 08­28­2015

Phone: Email: Website:

Chelsey Steinbrecher, Executive Assistant School District of La Crosse 807 East Avenue So. La Crosse, WI 54601 608­789­7649 (new window)


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WI Department of Health Services: Hiring Statewide Administrator in Tribal Affairs Office

The WI Department of Health Services has a new position available that may be of interest to you or people in your organization. Could you please email this out or place it in your bulletins.

The positions is for a Statewide Administrator in our Tribal Affairs Office and is located in Madison, WI.

Under the general supervision of the Tribal Affairs Director, the Statewide Administrator is responsible for the development and implementation of effective health and human service policies and programs to carry out the Department’s mission, objectives and goals relating to tribal governments. The position is responsible for providing leadership to and collaboration with Department staff and Tribal representatives, as appropriate, and to assist in implementing the Department’s programs and initiatives across the state. The Statewide Administrator coordinates with tribal governments, other state agencies such as DCF, DOJ, DVA and DPI; counties, WI Tribal Health Directors Association, Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, US Bureau of Indian Affairs, etc.

The position has major responsibilities in directing, implementing, and providing oversight of Department contracted programs in public health, mental health and substance abuse, long term care, income maintenance, and services to children and families. The Statewide Administrator plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of Department staff that provide program management, technical assistance, program support, and monitoring. The position is responsible for assuring that services of quality level are integrated, available, and efficiently delivered to tribal communities. The Statewide Administrator provides leadership by facilitating a dynamic consultation process in systems development, quality improvement, development and compliance with quality outcomes and measurement, and implementation of initiatives and policies. The position effectively develops and recommends policies, initiatives, practices, procedures, concepts, rules, and programs to improve the human services and the health status of tribal communities.

The Statewide Administrator is responsible for providing leadership while participating in program reviews. The position is expected to identify Tribes and Indian organizations which are experiencing problems, conduct site visits when necessary to review operations, provide technical assistance as required to address management and program issues, make recommendations on appropriate actions, and provide additional monitoring as required. This position operates across divisional, geographic, and functional boundaries, and must demonstrate sound professional and program judgment. The statewide Administrator must be knowledgeable of WI Indian Tribes, tribal sovereignty, tribal self-determination, the bases for a government-to-government relationship, and the cultural diversity of Native Americans.
Applicants must apply online at:

Job announcement code: 1401326

The position will be closing on May 5, 2014.

Custom Training and Consulting Upon Request Bowman Performance Consulting

Bowman Performance Consulting  271 River Pine Drive, Shawano, WI  54166  ♦  Phone:  715-526-9240  ♦  Fax:  715-526-6028