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AmeriCorps VISTA: Literacy Leader

West CAP, an innovative, forward thinking community action organization serving low-income families, is recruiting a full-time Literacy Leader in partnership with AmeriCorps VISTA.

Specific location is flexible and remote work options are available, but you must be regionally local and willing and able to conduct occasional travel throughout Polk, St. Croix, and Pierce counties in Wisconsin. You must also comply with West CAP and AmeriCorps’ COVID-19 safety policies, which mandate full vaccination or weekly testing. This position is for a one-year term beginning January 18, 2022. You will help West CAP Literacy rebuild our Adult Literacy Program to recover from the impact of COVID-19. It is time to renew our literacy program and make it better than ever!

Responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting learners and volunteers in Polk, St. Croix, and Pierce counties
  • Evaluating and enhancing West CAP’s existing tutor trainings through researching other available training options
  • Training tutors to use Zoom or other video calling programs for distance tutoring
  • Creating a learner orientation that utilizes digital technology resources

Qualifications include:

  • Enrolled in or graduated from an associate or bachelor’s degree program in Education, Communications, Marketing, Social Sciences or related field
  • Strong computer skills and experience using Microsoft suite, online video conferencing, social media, and other platforms used for distance learning
  • Ability to work with people with learning disabilities and English Language Learners
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills
  • Must possess valid driver’s license, have reliable transportation, and be deemed an insurable driver by our insurance provider prior to hire
  • Ideal candidates will have at least basic Spanish conversational skills

If you don’t meet all of the above qualifications but still think you might be a good fit for this opportunity, please reach out or apply! We’d love to hear what you have to offer.

This position may be eligible for AmeriCorps benefits such as:

  • Biweekly living allowance
  • $6,345 educational award or a cash stipend
  • Relocation stipend and travel allowance
  • Work transportation reimbursement
  • Healthcare allowance
  • Many other AmeriCorps benefits, such as federal student loan forbearance and other benefits

West CAP embraces diversity, inclusion, and employees who reflect the population we serve. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people who have disabilities. For consideration, please click the Apply button or apply through AmeriCorps Vista at https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=102796. Application is due December 15, 2021.

West CAP is an Equal Employment Opportunity organization.

 

 

Case Manager

West CAP–an innovative, forward-thinking organization dedicated to fighting the causes and effects of poverty–is excited to expand our Homeless Intervention services by hiring a full-time Case Manager to assist people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. In this position, you will provide case management to individuals and families experiencing homelessness including assessment, individualized service plan development, support, advocacy, and referral. This position may be based out of our Glenwood City or Menomonie locations with work-at-home options.

This work is as challenging as it is rewarding, and West CAP’s culture reflects that reality. Our team is collaborative, passionate, and focused on serving the needs of our participants with dignity and respect. We maintain a trauma-informed environment that supports each employee and promote work-life balance with generous PTO and flexible scheduling.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with people experiencing poverty, mental illness, and/or substance use disorders
  • Demonstrated experience with crisis intervention and case management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Computer skills sufficient for data gathering, documentation, and reporting
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and acceptable driving record

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working with individuals experiencing homelessness and/or trauma
  • HQS certification
  • experience with Housing First principles

If you don’t have all of the above qualifications but still think you might be right for the job, please reach out or apply. We’d love to hear what you have to offer!

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, retirement, and free life/disability benefits
  • Remote work options
  • Over 4 weeks paid time off first year of employment
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Paid training and development opportunities

We embrace diversity, inclusion, and employees who reflect the population we serve. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor prohibited by law. We are happy to provide a reasonable accommodation, for those with a disability, to complete any part of the application process. If you are unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, please contact us at westcap@wcap.org.

For consideration, please send your resume and cover letter to westcap@wcap.org or West CAP, PO Box 308, Glenwood City, WI 54013 or apply at https://westcap.org/jobopportunities/.

West CAP is an Equal Employment Opportunity organization.

 

 

Maintenance/Site Manager

West CAP, an innovative, progressive community action organization serving low-income families is recruiting a part-time, up to 29 hours per week, Maintenance/Site Manager to support our Barron, Rice Lake and Clayton properties.

This position will provide property management assistance to tenants, enforce rules and expectations to ensure a safe and positive living environment and maintain buildings and grounds.

Qualifications include a minimum of a high school or equivalent degree, property management/maintenance experience preferred. Building maintenance experience required. Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills. Ability to lift up to 50#, to climb ladders, experience using trade tools as well as a solid knowledge of construction safety measures. A valid drivers license is required.

We embrace diversity, inclusion, and employees who reflect the population we serve. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people who have disabilities. For consideration, please apply HERE with your resume or mail to West CAP, PO Box 308, Glenwood City, WI 54013 or email to westcap@wcap.org.

 

 

Master Electrician

West CAP, a Community Action Organization, is currently seeking an Electrician to complete small, residential electrical projects such as wiring exhaust fans and knob & tube upgrades. Company vehicle, flexible hours per week, paid training, generous paid time off, company vehicle, and other benefits explained during interview process.

Qualifications include a current State of WI Master Electrician license, able to work independently, instruct and supervise crews on basic electrical wiring, and ability to use standard electrical diagnostic equipment and power tools. Must be able to complete Lead Safe worker and Asbestos Supervisor certification (provided by West CAP). A valid drivers license and deemed insurable by our carrier is required. Excellent organization, customer service and interpersonal skills. For consideration, please apply HERE with your resume, and cover letter. Or mail to West CAP, PO Box 308, Glenwood City, WI 54013 or email to westcap@wcap.org.

West CAP embraces diversity, inclusion, and employees who reflect the population and communities we serve.

 

 

Budget Analyst

West CAP, an innovative, forward thinking community action organization serving low-income families, is recruiting a full- time Budget Analyst in our Accounting Department. This position will support West CAP programs with budget implementation, funding draw requests, general ledger account maintenance, fixed asset reconciliations, assist departments with accounts receivable collections, and other duties as needed. This position is based out of our Glenwood City location.

College degree in accounting or related program and at least 2 to 5 years experience in accounting field required; Or a minimum of an associate degree in accounting with at least 6 years relevant experience in accounting field of work. Experience with budget and grant financial management preferred. High attention to detail, strong organization skills. Proven high attention to detail, highly organized, able to manage multiple complex problems at once with limited supervision; ability to establish and communicate project deadlines to internal stakeholders. Proficient in MS excel programs and experienced working with accounting software programs. Ability to translate budgeting detail and concepts to individuals at all levels, including finance and non-finance managers. Good interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work as part of a team, communicate effective both verbally and in writing, receive and provide constructive feedback.

The successful candidate will be eligible for:

  • Competitive salary and flexible work options
  • Over 4 weeks paid time off first year of employment
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, retirement, free life/disability benefits
  • Paid training and development opportunities

We embrace diversity, inclusion, and employees who reflect the population we serve. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people who have disabilities. For consideration, please apply HERE with your resume, and cover letter. Or mail to West CAP, PO Box 308, Glenwood City, WI 54013 or email to westcap@wcap.org.

 

 

Housing Technician

West CAP, a Community Action Organization, is currently seeking Housing Technicians to be a member of the production team performing weatherization measures and rehabilitation of residential homes.

  • $37,400 starting annual wage
  • Monday-Thursday, 4/10 day schedule
  • Over 4 weeks paid time off first year of employment!
  • Paid holidays and annual clothing/tool allowance
  • Comprehensive benefit package including health/dental, retirement, free life/disability benefits
  • Paid training and advancement opportunities

Qualifications include a minimum of a high school or equivalent degree, 2-3 years experience in the construction field, ability to obtain lead renovator certification, ability to lift up to 50#, to climb ladders, work in confined spaces, experience using trade tools as well as a solid knowledge of construction safety measures. A valid drivers license is required. We embrace diversity, inclusion, and employees who reflect the population we serve. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people who have disabilities. For consideration, please apply HERE with your resume or mail to West CAP, PO Box 308, Glenwood City, WI 54013 or email to westcap@wcap.org. Any questions, call Human Resources. 715-265-4271, ext. 1321.

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

No otherwise qualified person shall be excluded from employment, be denied the benefits of employment or otherwise be subject to discrimination in employment in any manner on the basis of age (over 40), race, religion , color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity (including gender expression), national origin or ancestry, disability or association with a person with a disability, arrest record, conviction record, marital status, family/parental status, pregnancy or childbirth, military participation, genetic testing, submitting to honesty testing, or use or non use of lawful products off the employers premises during non-working hours.

 

Our Culture

We believe that as employees, volunteers, and board members, dedicated to our mission of reducing poverty and developing assets, we must apply ourselves to the task of growing as a sustainable organization and as employees. Our work life illustrates our beliefs as an agency.

Consequently, we seek to conduct our work in a supportive environment and within a mutually supportive culture. Within our agency we value and seek to create a qualified workforce that reflects the demographic and cultural diversity existing in our larger community. Our employees are competitively reimbursed for their jobs and provided with a workplace and the tools that enable effective effort. Employees and board members have opportunities to make contributions to decision-making processes. Within our work, we relate to one another as we relate to our clients; with respect, honesty, and civility. We know that we can count on one another.

Our behavior emulates what we desire for our participants; learning and growth are key ingredients of the culture we seek to build. As an organization (a corporate person), our citizenship demonstrates what we expect of our community compassionate institutional behavior, behavior that works for the common good of the community.