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Environmental Services Planner I
The East-West Gateway Council of Governments has an opening for an Environmental Services Planner in the Environment and Community Planning Group within the Community Planning Department. This position reports to the Manager of Environmental Services and also works closely as part of a team on both departmental and interdepartmental projects. The position works on a wide range of projects related to environmental services including air quality, water quality and natural disaster planning.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting the development of environmental projects, such as the Air Quality Conformity Determination process, the Air Quality Advisory Committee and Inter-Agency Consultation Group on Air Quality. The position tracks all interstate issues surrounding the implementation of the NAAQS criteria air pollutants and maintains the on-line Air Quality Resource Center. The Planner also assists with coordination of the Water Resources Committee, maintenance of the 208 Water Quality Management program files and management files, development and updating watershed plans, assembling water quality data, and conducting data analysis for watershed plans. The position has a central role in updating the All Hazard Mitigation Plan and other natural disaster mitigation projects as well as serves on various environmental committees in the region.
The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication and research skills. The position requires a broad set of planning skills including the ability to:
- read and interpret federal air and water quality rules, regulations and guidance;
- organize and interpret data;
- engage and collaborate with representatives from state and federal agencies;
- facilitate stakeholder group discussions; and present technical information to citizen groups;
- establish and foster contacts and relationships outside the agency, and work closely with the community planning and other agency staff.
The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public administration, environmental science or related field and a minimum of 3 years of related work experience. A Master’s degree may substitute for one year of professional experience. The starting salary for this position is $36,750 with actual starting salary based on background and experience. The Council offers a competitive benefits package. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to East-West Gateway Council of Governments, Attn: Human Resources, One Memorial Drive, Suite 1600, St. Louis, MO 63102 or HR@ewgateway.org.
Client Information Coordinator
- Degree desirable, but not required. Students are welcome to apply.
- Experience working with data and Microsoft Office programs.
- Attention to detail.
- Strong working knowledge of Excel.
- Experience with program evaluation is a plus.
Pay scale: $13 per hour.
REQUIRED FOR ALL POSITIONS:
- Must be:
- Sensitive to the dynamics, complexities, intersections of identities, and stratification of power and privilege that set the stage for domestic and sexual violence;
- Aware of the impact of trauma and the complicating influence of addiction, mental illness, and poverty;
- Sensitive to and appreciative of the unique and diverse qualities of many types of people and experiences;
- Emotionally mature with well-developed interpersonal skills, empathy, emotional IQ, and professional boundaries;
- Able to lift up to 35 pounds;
- Able to communicate by phone and in writing;
- Capable of maintaining and/or protecting highly confidential communications and materials;
- Capable of going up and down stairs;
- Capable of creating order out of chaos and/or being comfortable or tolerant of ambiguity and unpredictable environments.
About Turning Point: Turning Point provides emergency shelter and supportive services for victims of domestic and sexual violence, including adult sex trafficking. Our main facility is located in Warrenton, MO. We also provide non-residential advocacy services in surrounding counties. Turning Point is an equal opportunity employer.
Please send resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls.
After Care and Winter Camp Assistance
Rohan Woods School
Part-time job - Rohan Woods School is seeking a caring, responsible individual to staff our aftercare program during the 2017-2018 school year for students who are 2 years of age through 6th Grade. Experience working with elementary students is beneficial. An opening is available Monday through Friday from 3:15pm to 6pm beginning Dec. 1 through May, 2018 and/or for our Winter Camp from Dec. 18 through Dec. 29. This is a great part-time position for college students going to school or living in the St. Louis area. For Immediate Consideration, please send your resume and cover letter to Michelle Dixon, Executive Assistant at mdixon@RohanWoods.org to schedule an interview.
The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis
The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis seeks a full-time, leadership-level Finance Director.
Responsibilities include: budgeting; treasury and cash management; performing and supervising all accounting; designing and preparing internal and external financial reports; risk management; management of financial technology; and, assuring adequate internal controls are in place. The Finance Director works with the board Treasurer and Finance and Planning Committee to formulate Foundation financial policies and coordinate risk management efforts. The Finance Director also leads the human resource function of the organization, which employs a staff of 14.
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and at least ten years of related professional experience, preferably within nonprofit organizations. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE; SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER, WHICH WILL BE HELD CONFIDENTIAL, BY NOVEMBER 30 via email to HumanResources@sfstl.org
Coordinated Entry Project Manager
This job is about you because you will be able to:
- Provide oversight to the Coordinated Entry Case Management team as they perform initial intake and assessment of individuals who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness and are seeking permanent housing/housing stabilization assistance.
- Assure objective assessment of situation, prioritization of referrals based upon highest level of vulnerability, and ensure accurate and timely data entry.
- Maintain working relationships with all community partners and stakeholders in order to provide timely, quality, and client-centered homeless/homelessness prevention services for the St Charles, Lincoln, and Warren County communities.
THIS JOB WILL:
- Supervise and provide support to Case Management team who respond to housing crisis contacts (calls, walk-ins) at the Coordinated Entry Center.
- Collaborate and develop strong relationships with community stakeholders working to serve our neighbors in need; provide updated community partner information to Community Council IT team to enter into database.
- Make timely housing referrals from prioritization list to agencies that have program openings.
- Advocate with community resources including social services, health care, employment, education and others to connect clients with needed resources.
- Identify gaps in services and resources; discuss gaps and possible solutions with Fragile Families Programs Director.
- Be familiar with HUD, CoC, and ESG policies, procedures, and directives related to homeless and at-risk populations.
- Be familiar with Coordinated Entry policies and procedures, recommend corrections/changes to Fragile Families Program Director as needed.
- Provide direct case management services to clients, as needed, to support Case Management team. Accurately enter client information and assessments into CaseWorthy database in a timely manner.
- Coordinate and facilitate weekly case conference calls with agencies.
- Assure adequate staffing of Coordinated Entry Center based upon call/walk in volume, vacation schedules, etc. while being available for a flexible schedule.
YOU ARE A GREAT FIT BECAUSE:
- You have a Bachelor’s degree in related field and minimum two years’ supervisory experience in human services.
- You are familiar with community resources available to persons in crisis who are low-income homeless or near homeless.
- You are compassionate, outgoing, and solution focused in helping persons in crisis.
- You are able to balance the needs of clients, staff, and community partners while respecting professional boundaries.
- Able to provide services while respecting client privacy and confidentiality.
Applications are accepted until Nov. 17.
For more information, visit the Community Council's website: http://www.communitycouncilstc.org/contact
Coordinated Entry Case Manager
This job is about you because you will be able to:
- Provide case management services to homeless and at-risk individuals who are seeking permanent housing/housing stabilization assistance in St Charles, Lincoln, and Warren Counties.
- Assure accurate and timely data entry of client information, objective assessment of situation, and prioritization of referrals based on highest level of vulnerability.
- Provide appropriate, timely referrals to clients for housing and related services in the tri-county area.
- Maintain excellent working relationships with community partners and stakeholders related to working with our neighbors in need.
THIS JOB WILL:
- Provide direct case management services to clients who contact (call or walk-in) the Coordinated Entry Center for housing services.
- Accurately enter client information and assessments into CaseWorthy database in a timely manner.
- Make timely housing referrals from prioritization list to agencies that have program openings; refer clients to other community resources as appropriate.
- Work closely and collaboratively with Case Management team and Project Manager to resolve issues, find resources, and identify unmet needs.
- Notify Coordinated Entry Project Manager of changes/updates to community resources.
- Collaborate with and develop strong working relationships with community stakeholders including social services, health care, employment, education and others in order to connect clients with needed services.
- Become familiar with HUD policies, procedures, and directives related to homeless and at-risk neighbors.
- Become familiar with Coordinated Entry policies and procedures; recommend corrections/changes to Coordinated Entry Project Manager.
YOU ARE A GREAT FIT BECAUSE:
- You have a Bachelor’s degree in related field and two years’ experience in human services.
- You are familiar with community resources available to persons in crisis who are low-income homeless or near homeless and skilled at data entry functions.
- You are compassionate, outgoing, great communicator, and solution focused in helping persons in crisis.
- You are able to balance the needs the needs of clients, staff, and community partners while respecting professional boundaries.
- You are able to provide services while respecting client privacy and confidentiality.
Applications are accepted until Nov. 17.
For more information, visit the Community Council's website: http://www.communitycouncilstc.org/contact
Senior Government Relations Coordinator
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Senior Government Relations Coordinator-252574
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Primary Location: MO-St. Louis - Full-time - Regular - Exempt
Job Type: Experienced
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Shift: Day Job
The St Louis Fed is one of 12 Reserve Banks serving all or parts of Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas with branches in Little Rock, Louisville and Memphis. The St. Louis Fed’s most critical functions include: promoting stable prices and economic growth, fostering a sound financial system, providing payment services to financial institutions, supporting the U.S. Treasury's financial operations, and advancing economic education, community development and fair access to credit.
The Senior Government Relations Coordinator is responsible for formulating effective strategies to ensure the work of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is represented to congressional members and staff members and is responsible for enhancing public officials’ understanding of the Federal Reserve. The Senior Government Relations Coordinator will:
Facilitate effective dialogue between the St. Louis Fed, key committees and legislators throughout the Eighth District.
Gather and synthesize information that can be used to respond to congressional inquiries.
Keep senior management informed of legislative and policy developments that are of interest to the St. Louis Fed.
Establish and oversee the execution of government relations strategies.
Act as liaison between the St. Louis Fed and congressional offices and committee staff.
Accompany Bank president and senior leaders to meetings with congressional members. In advance of meetings, prepare briefing materials and advise on possible discussion topics; be ready to offer accurate responses to congressional members’ questions.
Monitor legislative environment and prepare background and briefing papers for senior management.
Partner with business lines to develop and support strategies that focus on engagement and information-sharing.
Independently analyze, illuminate and explain complex issues to enquiring audiences.
Prepare correspondence on behalf of Bank president.
Identify and track issues that impact public perception of the Federal Reserve System. Write memos and briefings for internal Bank use.
Participate in Federal Reserve System projects and groups.
Keep abreast of current economic developments – internationally, nationally and regionally – in key sectors of the economy. Assist in the preparation of briefing documents about developments.
Master’s degree in Law, Political Science, Economics, Communications or Public Policy or commensurate experience
8-10 years of relevant work experience
Commissioned bank examiner or economist preferred
Broad knowledge of federal legislative processes
Possess an in-depth understanding of the U.S. financial regulatory system.
Possess an in-depth knowledge of U.S. central bank functions including monetary policy, national and regional economics, payments systems and other supporting functions in order to understand policy effects.
Proven relationship builder, strategist and collaborator
Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively among individuals and teams that have diverse program objectives, as well as the ability to work across the organization and business functions.
Ability to engage with senior management
Ability to work independently, set priorities and meet tight deadlines
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to research, interpret and analyze both quantitative and qualitative data
Demonstrated excellent written, analytical and oral communications skills
Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint along with other various online applications
Candidates with less experience may be hired at a lower job grade and/or salary
Our mission at Beyond School is to prepare students to enter high school with the social, emotional, and academic tools needed to be successful while in high school and beyond.
The goal of Beyond School is to provide a dynamic support system to ensure our students graduate high school prepared for and motivated to seek post-secondary education. The Success Coach position for our Beyond School program requires someone who is great at connecting with scholars. The primary focus of the Success Coach’s work with scholars revolves around the scholars’ academic and social/emotional growth and getting them to cultivate habits that will result in life-long success. They must be able to respond with positive, appropriate behavior, even in frustrating situations with highly at-risk youth. Success Coaches report to the Beyond School Site Coordinator and must be willing to take direction, voice ideas in a respectful manner, and function as a team member with other Beyond School staff.
- Participate in Beyond School Team meetings and Professional Development/Service Trainings to develop and implement a high-quality program
- Service hours include: Beyond School Program time 4:00-6:30, Monday-Friday; weekly team meetings and remaining hours outside of program times used for planning/admin/transportation, requiring 20-25 hrs/wk until mid June; flexibly 2:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
- Foster a safe, respectful, and welcoming environment for our scholars, parents, staff, and volunteers
- Work with team to implement the Beyond School Culture Manual policies
- Uphold Beyond School scholar expectationsAs part of the Mission: St. Louis and AmeriCorps team, help with/attend activities, events, and various office-related duties as needed, including some weekend activities
- Serve with fellow Beyond School staff as a consistent and fair disciplinarian for our scholars
- Communicate regularly, effectively, and kindly with parents
- Attend open houses/parent conferences/parent events, including Family Nights
- Provide individualized guidance and ongoing feedback as you meet one-on-one with scholars during weekly sessions
- Internalize and exhibit the Beyond School Mission
- Support and help complete all daily tasks that must be implemented for Beyond School
- Maintain communication with your crew’s teachers and support staff in order to best support each scholar’s needs
- Guide and encourage volunteers serving your crew in order to maximize scholar growth
- Transport students as needed, including transporting students home and to enrichment/community service opportunities
- Obtain Class E driver’s license
- Lead teach at least one Enrichment class
- Plan and implement Crew Times
- Lead all aspects of Academic Time for your crew
- Track scholar homework assignments and ensure scholars are completing homework daily
- Collaborate with Coordinator and Liaison to develop and implement daily lessons in literacy and math
- Track student growth in ETO
- Track student grades and NWEA scores in order to monitor scholar growth
- Prepare each scholar’s lesson plan folder or other necessary scholar materials
- As a part of the Beyond School team, work on various projects as needed
- Previous experience teaching and/or managing programs for inner city students
- Class E driver’s license and automobile to transport students
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Kids don’t scare you.
Not only do you like kids but you’re able to manage them well…even on the off chance that they’re not listening or behaving. (Do kids ever do that?)
You are very flexible, even with last minute changes.
You have plans, but you are ready to adjust as needed when unforeseen obstacles arise.
You can bridge communities of different types of people.
You are not only comfortable with different types of people, you understand how to help them connect with each other. You can command attention.
When things get chaotic, you can take control and redirect the situation.
You are organized.
You can complete tasks and build systems and structures.
You’re a team player.
You can take direction, but you can also work with others to develop and carry out. You can respectfully voice your own opinions while listening to the ideas of others. To you, differences with teammates are opportunities to learn, grow, and collaborate.
High energy and enthusiastic with a strong belief that young people can succeed.
RSVP Coordinator – Jefferson County, Mo.
Position Purpose: To coordinate the Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring Program in assigned Jefferson County RSVP school districts
Reports to: National Tutoring Manager - Hours: 24 per week
Principal Responsibilities: Serve as liaison for Oasis RSVP – Jefferson County, the National Tutoring Manager, participating RSVP school districts and any other community organizations involved with the program. Assist district facilitators in presenting the program to principals and teachers as needed. Communicate regularly with school district facilitators to schedule training, facilitate placement of tutors and address issues. Coordinate fall and winter communications to interested tutors. Attend at least two tutor meetings (fall and spring semesters) for each district annually. Plan and coordinate enrichment events for tutors and/or school district facilitators. Assist with tutor recognition and celebrations by presenting Oasis Tutoring awards for 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of service. Work with assigned RSVP district facilitators to ensure completion of year-end facilitator, tutor, teacher, and principal/school liaison surveys. Meet with assigned school district facilitators at the end of the school year for an annual review/planning meeting to evaluate the program and plan for the coming year. Oversee collection of student reading scores at the beginning and end of the school year. Establish MOUs with school districts outlining the expectations and responsibilities of each party in terms of data collection, volunteer management and overall program design and implementation.
Promote the growth of the tutoring program in the Oasis RSVP - Jefferson County districts including targeted recruitment of additional school districts. o Meet with district staff to confirm their commitment to the program. o In cooperation with participating districts, plan and carry out strategies for recruiting, retaining and recognizing tutors. o Plan and carry out strategies for increasing community awareness of the tutoring program. Document Oasis RSVP - Jefferson County program statistics Keep up-to-date records in the Oasis database on the number of actively involved tutors, schools, and other program participants. o Send written report of annual review meetings with districts to National Tutoring Manager by June 15. o Provide information, as needed, to National Tutoring Manager and other Oasis staff
Required: Bachelor’s degree in education, nonprofit management or a related field
3-5 years related experience Excellent management, financial and interpersonal skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience with Microsoft Office Applications
Record of successfully working within a team environment to achieve goals
Visit www.bjc.org/jobs and enter Oasis RSVP Coordinator to complete the online application process.
Greater St. Louis Chapter of Alzheimer's Association
ORGANIZATION: The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research; and the premier source of information for the estimated 5 million Americans and their families who are living with the disease. As an employer, the Association has been recognized as a top large nonprofit to work for by The NonProfit Times for the past seven years. The Greater Missouri Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, with its main office in St. Louis, has a service area encompassing 96 counties - 86 in Missouri and 10 in Illinois.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Greater Missouri Chapter is seeking a skilled and motivated communications professional to lead and manage its digital communications; and coordinate its media relations initiatives. This role is integral to the Chapter’s efforts to increase awareness of Association programs/services and signature fundraising events – Walk to End Alzheimer’s and The Longest Day. The Communications Coordinator will work closely with the Vice President of Communications and the entire leadership team on communications strategy; as well as provide communications counsel and support to other members of the Chapter team. This is an awesome opportunity for ownership and leadership.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Play a key role in the development of an integrated communications and marketing plan
- Manage the Chapter’s digital communications - social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram) website and e-newsletter
- Develop and coordinate media relations strategy and outreach in the St. Louis area
- Manage the Chapter’s advertising initiatives, including both traditional and digital components
- Lead the Chapter’s effort to identify and develop compelling content to be used in social media and media relations
- Handle various writing projects
- Manage relationships with external partners, i.e. graphic designer, printer, etc.
- Capture photos at select Chapter special events and programs
- B.A. degree in journalism, communications, or related field
- 3+ years experience in communications, social media and media relations experience preferred
- Exemplary writing skills
- Advanced social media/digital communications skills
- Strong media relations skills
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Experience with website management
- Experience with digital advertising
- Experience with video – shooting and editing
- Self motivated/self starter
- Ability to hit the ground running
- Strategic, out-of-box thinker
- Highly collaborative and team player
- Desire to take ownership of projects and run with them
- Results oriented
- Commitment to and embrace of Alzheimer’s Association mission
- 37.5 hours work week
- Primarily office work
- Event staffing throughout the year – both indoor and outdoor
- Hard working, deeply committed staff
- Fun and supportive co-workers
- Collaborative work relationships
- Work may be stressful during periods of high volume or tight deadlines
Please submit resume and cover letter to: email@example.com
City of Hazelwood, Mo.
Assistant City Manager - (Full Time)
The City of Hazelwood is seeking candidates for the Assistant City Manager position. The Assistant City Manager is an administrative exempt position and a member of the City’s senior management staff. The purpose of this position is to assist in managing all City operations. This includes day-to-day administration of the Personnel functions, Employee benefits, supervise and is an integral part of the City’s Economic Development program, supervise the City’s Communication efforts and supervise the City Municipal Court.
Applicants shall have a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Political Science or similar field and a minimum of two years local government department head experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities. The employee will exercise considerable independence, initiative, professional skill and judgment. The work is under direction of the City Manager.
Resumes shall be submitted in a sealed envelope no later than Nov. 5, 2017, to: Matt Zimmerman, City Manager, 415 Elm Grove Ln., Hazelwood, MO, 63042 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Envelopes or e-mail subject line shall be marked “CONFIDENTIAL – ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER APPLICATION.” Click the link below for a full job description. The City of Hazelwood offers an excellent benefits package and salary is commensurate with the experience. Salary range is $96,511-$117,267. (Actual Salary Depends on Qualifications – (DOQ). Position is open until filled.
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