CURRENT OPENINGS

ACCOUNTING CLERK | FULL TIME

Updated: 1/23/2024

West CAP–an innovative, progressive organization dedicated to creating Strong, Secure Families, and Stable Communities since 1965, is hiring a full-time – 32 hours per week, Accounting Clerk.

This position will be responsible for employee payroll changes, processing agency payroll checks, and other payroll duties including related reconciliations, reporting, and tax filings.  The position will also be responsible for general accounting work, including preparing bank statement reconciliations. The position will be based out of our Glenwood City office with flexible work schedule options available after a training period.

Our accounting team is collaborative and focused on supporting employees and programs that serve the needs of our participants. We work hard and strive to create a fun environment that supports employees and promote work-life balance with generous PTO. 

  • A two-year accounting degree from a technical school, coupled with four to six years of relevant experience or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Preferred qualifications include at least one year of payroll experience.
  • The ideal candidate should possess a comprehensive understanding of bookkeeping practices and procedures. They must be adept at using or capable of quickly mastering accounting software.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail are essential. Strong written and verbal communication skills are also a must, along with the ability to follow both verbal and written instructions.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365 Excel, Word, and Outlook is required, and candidates should demonstrate knowledge of spreadsheets and accounting software.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary, $20 starting with annual increases
  • Comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, retirement, and free life/disability benefits
  • Full-time (32 hours per week), limited term employment
  • Generous PTO, over 3 weeks annually
  • Holiday pay 
  • Paid training and development opportunities

For consideration, please send to www.westcap.org or to: West CAP, P.O. Box 308, Glenwood City, WI 54013. 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.


Posted 1/23/2024

West CAP–an innovative, progressive organization dedicated to creating Strong, Secure Families, and Stable Communities since 1965, is hiring full-time Housing Technicians to join the production team performing weatherization measures and rehabilitation of residential homes. Visit our Weatherization Page to learn more about the program.

  • Competitive salary, $25/hour starting pay with annual increases
  • Monday-Thursday, DAY schedule only
  • Over 4 weeks paid time off first year of employment!
  • Additional paid holidays and annual clothing/tool allowance
  • Comprehensive benefit package including health/dental, retirement, free life/disability benefits
  • Paid training and advancement opportunities
  • Assist crew foreman in analyzing project and tasks; maintaining tools, equipment, & vehicles; performing tasks with minimal supervision; and maintaining project in absence of crew foreman.
  • Responsible for using technical evaluation tools to evaluate and perform energy conservation weatherization measures on existing housing structures to include but not limited to upgrading heating systems and constructing distribution systems.
  • Responsible for performing various work on existing home structures including: insulating attics & sidewalls, working on mobile home bellies, and hanging doors and windows in existing places, limited floor repair, trim & finish work, sheet rock repair, roofing, basic electric & plumbing, framing, handicap accessibility, and new construction.
  • Responsible to learn and follow all West CAP and Weatherization safety programs and rules.
  • Assist in maintaining clean and safe work-site and produce quality service for program participants. Responsible for working in accordance with appropriate regulations to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Work with crew foreman, program participant, other weatherization staff and management to improve quality of work environment and services provided.
  • West CAP property repairs and maintenance, performing repairs on work orders such as but not limited to drywall repair, carpentry, boiler repair, caulking, bath fan repair, minor plumbing, painting and staining, cleaning out dryer vents, lock and key replacement, electrical fixture repair, and notification to property manager of any plumbing electric and/or mechanical systems that will require a licensed or specialty contractor.
  • Assist with maintaining project documents including shippers, returns, hour tracking, or any other paperwork required to complete the project.
  • Occasionally conduct property check of grounds, playgrounds, condition of landscaping, sidewalks and driveways and report to maintenance coordinator on any repairs or improvements that need to be made. Occasionally monitor contracted services performed at sites.
  • Develop skills on a continual basis through education, recertifications, and in-house trainings.
  • 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, etc.
  • Experience using trade tools
  • Solid knowledge of construction safety measures.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary, $25/hour starting pay with annual increases
  • Monday-Thursday, DAY schedule only
  • Over 4 weeks paid time off first year of employment!
  • Additional paid holidays and annual clothing/tool allowance
  • Comprehensive benefit package including health/dental, retirement, free life/disability benefits
  • Paid training and advancement opportunities

For consideration, please send to www.westcap.org or to: West CAP, P.O. Box 308, Glenwood City, WI 54013. 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.


Posted 2/2/2024

West CAP–an innovative, progressive organization dedicated to creating Strong, Secure Families, and Stable Communities since 1965, is hiring a part-time – 20 hours per week, Property Maintenance Coordinator.

This position will be responsible for maintaining buildings and grounds and performing light maintenance. Perform general and preventative maintenance within units and on the property. In coordination with the Property Maintenance Manager, monitor any contracted services and communicate progress and completion. The position will maintain our northern rental properties including Rice Lake, Barron, Clayton, and St. Croix Falls.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of high school degree. 2-3 years rental property maintenance experience preferred. Strong understanding of building systems, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and other property-related systems.
  • Familiarity with relevant codes, regulations, and safety standards.
  • Proficiency in planning and executing preventive maintenance programs.
  • Ability to diagnose and address maintenance issues promptly and effectively.
  • Familiarity with property management software and other relevant tools. Proficient in using technology for communication, reporting, and documentation.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with tenants, property owners, contractors, and other stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on maintaining accurate records and documentation.
  • Strong customer service skills to address tenant concerns and ensure satisfaction. Ability to maintain positive relationships with tenants, property owners, and vendors.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, $20/hr starting with annual increases
  • Part-time (20 hours per week)
  • Retirement Plan benefits with up to 3% salary match into 401(k)
  • Paid training and development opportunities
  • Competitive On- Call Pay

For consideration, please send to www.westcap.org or to: West CAP, P.O. Box 308, Glenwood City, WI 54013. 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.


Posted 2/2/2024

West CAP–an innovative, progressive organization dedicated to creating Strong, Secure Families, and Stable Communities since 1965, is hiring a full-time – 40 hours per week, Bilingual Administrative Specialist located in our Glenwood City or Menomonie locations with partial remote work option after a training period.

This position will be responsible to effectively communicate in fluent Spanish, Somali, or Hmong languages. Provide translation of written documents and interpreting verbal communication service support to all programs. This role provides a high level of customer care as the first point of contact for West CAP programs and services. Responsible to direct assistance by providing customers with information on all West CAP programs including basic eligibility guidance and intake and application processes. Responsible to be a critical, and often first point, of contact for all West CAP programs and to professionally manage the front desk and all incoming calls for West CAP utilizing a trauma informed approach with all callers.

Qualifications:
Minimum of a high school degree and 2 years administrative experience
or Associate Degree in related area and at least 1 year of related experience. 

Fluency:
Native or near-native proficiency in spoken and written Spanish, Hmong, or Somalian and ability to effectively communicate complex information.

Translation and Interpretation:
Experience in translating written documents and interpreting verbal communication between English and Spanish, Hmong, or Somali. Ability to convey the meaning accurately and maintain cultural nuances.

Cultural Competence:
Understanding of culture and traditions within the Hispanic, Hmong or Somalian populations.
Sensitivity to cultural differences and the ability to adapt communication accordingly.

Other:

  • Demonstrated high-level of customer service.
  • Ability to effectively use computer systems including proficient in Microsoft 365, Adobe Sign, client databases, and other tools related to ease of work and ability to train and support staff in these functions.
  • Ability to perform data entry concurrently with initial contacts.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to use independent judgment in regularly non-routine and/or unstable situations. Ability to evaluate information and make appropriate referrals.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, $22/hour starting pay with annual increases
  • Over 4 weeks paid time off first year of employment!
  • Additional paid holidays
  • Comprehensive benefit package including health/dental, retirement, free life/disability benefits
  • Paid training and advancement opportunities

For consideration, please send to www.westcap.org or to: West CAP, P.O. Box 308, Glenwood City, WI 54013. 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.


Posted 2/2/2024

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 regular work-at-home options after training.
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

For consideration, please send to www.westcap.org or to: West CAP, P.O. Box 308, Glenwood City, WI 54013. 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.


Our Culture is What Keeps Us

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 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.

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.