Current Job Openings

Resale Store Clerk

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: In no particular rank or order.

  1. Assist Store Manager/Assistant Manager with daily operation of the resale shop facility.
  2. Provide pleasant, clean and friendly atmosphere to resale shop customers.
  3. Accept and receipt, sort and price donated items.
  4. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  5. Assist Store Manager/Assistant Manager with maintaining and rotating adequate store inventory.
  6. Accept and record client vouchers.
  7. Other duties as assigned by the Store Manager/ Assistant Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

Professional:                High School diploma.

Experience:                 Knowledge of basic retail business practices.  Interest in women’s issues preferred.

Communication:          Ability to display appropriate, friendly attitude to co-workers, customers and volunteers.

Other:                          Possession of a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and reliable transportation. Must be 18 years or older.

SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Store clerks, Community Service Workers, volunteers, Green Thumb workers.

SUPERVISOR/RESPONSIBLE TO: Store Manager

SALARY AND CLASSIFICATION: Part-Time $9.45  per hour.

BENEFITS:  N/A

SCHEDULE: Part-time/Seasonal, Primarily Tuesday through Saturday – hours flexible to meet store schedule, but may include some evening and weekend hours.

TO APPLY: Send resume to jwilson@wiseagainstviolence.org.

Volunteer Coordinator/Sexual Assault Advocate

FUNDER: VOCA

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: In no particular rank or order.

  1. Conduct service and public awareness and volunteer recruitment activities with various agencies, organizations and civic groups
  2. Screening and training of all volunteers
  3. Coordinate with staff to keep an updated calendar of events requiring volunteer assistance
  4. Train staff quarterly on how to supervise volunteers and maintain documentation
  5. Maintain updated volunteer training manual
  6. Perform general administrative duties regarding volunteer files and paperwork
  7. Provide backup crisis support counseling to sexual assault survivors and their significant others in Mecosta, Osceola, and Newaygo Counties when Lead Sexual Assault Advocate is not available.
  8. Provide backup personal advocacy and referral for sexual assault clients involved with legal, medical, housing, education, and financial service systems in Mecosta, Osceola, and Newaygo Counties when Lead Sexual Assault Advocate is not available.
  9. Maintain appropriate client and paperwork as required by the organization and VOCA. This includes quarterly narratives, reports, and numbers.
  10. Attend and participate in the Women’s Information Service, Inc. staff meetings as scheduled.
  11. Any other duties as assigned by the Program or Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

Professional:                Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services related field

Experience:                 Knowledge of and interest in women’s issues, particularly the dynamics and laws pertaining to domestic and sexual violence.

Communication:          The ability to speak and write clearly using proper spelling and grammar.

Technical:                    Ability to utilize a personal computer and demonstrate familiarity with Microsoft programs.

Other:                          Possession of a valid driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and reliable transportation to the three serviced counties.

SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Volunteers.

SUPERVISOR/RESPONSIBLE TO: Program Director/Executive Director

SALARY AND CLASSIFICATION: Range $11.00 – $12.00 per hour.  15-20 hours per week.

BENEFITS: N/A

SCHEDULE: Primarily Monday through Friday, but may include some evening and weekend hours to accommodate organizational needs.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume to jcurrie@wiseagainstviolence.org

 

Women’s Information Service, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.