West CAP Online Employment Application  (Click HERE)

 

Maintenance/Site Manager

West CAP, an innovative, progressive community action organization serving low-income families is recruiting a part-time, up to 20 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 driver’s 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. Application is due June 21st. West CAP is an Equal Employment Opportunity organization.

 

Associate Director

West CAP, an innovative, progressive community action organization serving low-income families, is recruiting a full- time Associate Director.

About Us

West CAP plays a unique role in its community. We are a non-profit, independent, and tax-exempt private charitable organization in west central Wisconsin that has been serving a mission in the public interest for over 55 years. West CAP’s mission is “to take action against poverty by developing the social and economic assets of low-income families and their communities and by working to create a more just and sustainable society.”

The Associate Director role will assist the Executive Director in providing organizational leadership, strategic planning, collaboration with other entities, program operations, and policy advocacy related to West CAP’s community action mission. The Associate Director is responsible for providing program support including program development, program staff hiring and supervision, intake processes, budget development and monitoring, on-going program evaluation, data and outcomes tracking, Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and other program contract management, and program reporting to the  West CAP Board and others.

The position location may be based from our Menomonie and/or Glenwood City offices with occasional remote workplace options as well.

Required qualifications: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field with a minimum of 5 years of supervisory and program management experience. Knowledge of and, preferably, experience in non-profit administration and working with poverty issues and marginalized populations. Public relations, policy advocacy, and data research, and analysis skills desired. Budget management experience preferred.   Fundraising experience a plus. Excellent communication and collaboration skills are needed, including both written and oral presentation. Computer skills are requisite, including word processing and spreadsheets. Writing sample required.

Ability to obtain the ROMA Implementer Certification and “Community Action Professional Certification” after hire. Must have a valid driver’s license and deemed insurable driver by our insurance provider prior to hire.

The successful candidate will be eligible:

  • Competitive salary, starting range $62,300 to $75,000 based on experience
  • Over 3 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
  • Incredible organization and group of employees)

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 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. Application is due June 18th. West CAP is an Equal Employment Opportunity organization.

 

Communications/Grant Writer Specialist

West CAP, an innovative, forward thinking community action organization serving low-income families is recruiting a new position, a full-time Communications/Grant Writer Specialist. The position location may be flexible and remote work options available.

Position is responsible for West CAP’s communications through varied media platforms and publications, researching funding sources and writing grants for current and new program services, and supporting positive funder and donor relations.  

Required qualifications: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, or related field, with 2 years grant-writing or other professional writing experience. Skills in presentation of information in varied in various forms, including written, graphic, and verbal in-person and virtual settings.  Photography skills a plus. Public Relations and research competencies, including data research. Knowledge of and, preferably, experience in Human Services preferred.  Computer skills are requisite, including word processing and spreadsheets, and some graphic design. Writing sample and other visual media sample required.

The successful candidate will be eligible:

  • Competitive salary and remote work options
  • Over 3 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 online HERE with your resume, cover letter, and writing sample and other visual media sample. Or mail to West CAP, PO Box 308, Glenwood City, WI 54013 or email to westcap@wcap.org.  Application is due May 21.

 

Internship Opportunity: Food Access Coordinator

West CAP, an innovative, forward thinking community action organization, is recruiting a part-time PAID summer intern.  Help us expand services and alleviate hunger in Western Wisconsin. West CAP’s Food Access & Resource Program supports a network of local food pantries, a soup kitchen and emergency shelters that provide food assistance for low-income families. The position may be based out of our Boyceville site or work-at-home options. This position will assist with the following projects:

  • Assist Food Access Program with client data entry for several programs
  • Interview/conduct TEFAP outlet site reviews and write compliance reports
  • Assist with Food Pantry Distributions
  • On occasion make home deliveries
  • Follow all Ethics/Boundaries and Confidentiality regulations
  • Assist in developing and implementing program satisfaction surveys

Required qualifications: Obtaining an associate or bachelor’s degree in social work or related field; awareness of people experiencing poverty and hunger, excellent written & oral communication skills; computer skills sufficient for data gathering, documentation, & reporting. Must possess valid driver’s license, have reliable transportation, and deemed an insurable driver by our insurance provider prior to hire. Mileage reimbursement available for project travel.

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 obtain application online HERE & send with resume to: West CAP, P.O. Box 308, Glenwood City, WI 54013. Application package is due April 19th.

AmeriCorps VISTA Opportunity: 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.

Location is flexible and remote work options are available. This position is for a one-year term beginning August 2021. 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 technology resources

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled in or graduated from an associate or bachelor’s degree program in Education, Communications, 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 deemed an insurable driver by our insurance provider prior to hire
  • Ideal candidates will have at least basic Spanish conversational skills

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 apply through AmeriCorps Vista at: West CAP – Digital Equity and Technology Integration (LitMN) . Application is due June 30th.

 

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.