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Lot Maintenance Assistant

We are looking for a team player to provide quality and efficient maintenance support for all the feedlot steel structures and water systems.

This person will be responsible for:

Operating, maintaining, and repairing environmental sprinkler systems.

Maintaining and repairing feedlot fences and steel structures that sustain optimum cattle welfare and containment.

Maintaining and repairing water tanks and main lines.

Ensuring quality and efficient fabrication for new construction.

Supporting Machining Services activities.

Ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

Mechanical interest and aptitude.

Welding experience, knowledge, and skills.

Any electrical, hydraulic, and water systems experience.

Commitment to safety and quality culture.

Ability to use analytical techniques for problem solving, coordination, and decision making.

Driven, organized, action-oriented, analytical, and ability to multi-task.

High attention to detail.

Individual must be team oriented.

Proven professional communication, presentation, and customer service skills.

This position requires:

Individual must be able to work in adverse weather conditions.

Exerting 50-100 pounds of force occasionally; 25-50 pounds of force frequently; 10-20 pounds of force constantly. Standing, sitting, walking, carrying and lifting/lowering, pushing/pulling, bending, twisting, climbing, reaching/handling/grasping and kneeling/crouching frequently; crawling and stairs occasionally.

Valid Driver’s License.

Compensation Details:

$16.00-$19.00 per hour

$2,500 Hiring Bonus

Comprehensive Benefits which begin on Day 1 of employment (including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, bonus plan, company match 401(k), and more!)

Apply online at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=24056&clientkey=0E27E0D6F5C048D7D0B27B6CF0BA51A2.

Affordable Housing Specialist

CLASSIFICATION
Technical/Non-Exempt
REVISION DATE
November 2022
POSITION SUMMARY BROAD FUNCTION

The Affordable Housing Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day operations required to maintain Community Action’s rental properties. The Affordable Housing Specialist’s primary responsibilities include filling vacancies, working with tenants on maintenance needs, certifications, lease violations, non-payments, and other tenancy-related issues, and ensuring that tenant interactions, files, and property maintenance are compliant with agency, federal, state, and local requirements. Other duties will, from time to time, be assigned as deemed by the Director of Outcomes in Affordable Housing as necessary and appropriate.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Actively and effectively manage Community Action’s rental properties to ensure compliance with agency, federal, state, and local requirements. (Priority Value = 45) Fill vacancies following the agency’s Tenant Selection Plan and Housing Management Plan
Maintain tenant files, following the agency’s Housing Management Plan to ensure adequate, accurate, and timely documentation
Work with the agency’s facility staff to ensure that properties are being maintained according to the agency’s Housing Management Plan
Complete applicant and tenant interactions, including move-ins, move-outs, annual certifications, monthly rent payments, notifications, and other communications, following the agency’s Tenant Selection Plan and Housing Management Plan
Follow agency’s Fiscal Policies for housing-related procurement needs
Maintain adequate and regular communications with the agency’s facilities staff and the Director of Outcomes in Affordable Housing regarding compliance issues
Actively and effectively work with applicants and tenants to ensure lease compliance, high customer satisfaction, and quality outcomes (Priority Value = 45)
Maintain a professional relationship with applicants and tenants that follows the agency’s Tenant Selection Plan and Housing Management Plan

Keep applicants and tenants updated and well-informed as defined in following the agency’s Tenant Selection Plan and Housing Management Plan
Enforce occupancy policies and procedures following the agency’s Tenant Selection Plan and Housing Management Plan
Serve as the primary agency representative for tenants to communicate with regarding maintenance and other tenancy needs
Facilitate the monthly tenant meeting at Tanglewood.
Connect applicants and tenants to Family Outcomes staff and NEKCAP, as appropriate
Work with tenants to address issues and grievances
Complete an annual survey of tenants
Actively demonstrate support of the Community Action mission, vision, strategic plan, goals, and management decisions, and establish appropriate, measurable program goals. Practice Trauma-informed care and customer-centered approaches. (Priority Value = 5)
Perform such other duties as may, from time to time, be assigned by the supervisor and/or the supervisor’s designee, including participating in agency events and special activities and practicing adaptability and openness to change as the position and organization evolve over time. (Priority Value = 5)AUTHORITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY
The Affordable Housing Specialist is delegated full authority necessary for the effective performance of all assigned duties and responsibilities subject to the restrictions, requirements, and terms of the agency’s policies and procedures, applicable local/state/federal laws, and the dictates of sound business judgment, prudence, and ethical conduct. The Affordable Housing Specialist is fully accountable to the Director of Outcomes in Affordable Housing for their performance, which will be measured against the position description and established performance goals.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Prior to Hire into the Position:

Have a High School Diploma or GED
May not hold or run for a partisan, publicly elected office while working for Community Action.
Must be able to communicate fluently in writing and verbally in English
Must have a clean background check through Child Abuse Registry, Federal EPLS, and satisfactory KBI Background check revealing no barriers to legal or authorized work at Community Action
Must be able to travel to work sites within Community Action’s service territory daily. Valid Driver’s License and capacity to be mobile as required, and the ability to be covered under Community Action’s non-owned and hired vehicle policy and have access to reliable transportation is required. This position requires the operation of either company owned or company-controlled motor vehicles and will be subject to the standards outlined by the corporate motor vehicle insurance policy
A minimum of one (1) year property management experience. Experience specific to affordable housing programs preferred but not required.
Preferred at Time of Hire into the Position:

Spanish language fluency
Prior experience working with and around individuals with mental illness
Required After Hire into the Position:

Must attend and successfully complete trainings as is needed to enhance job skills
Must be available to work evenings and/or weekends as needed to serve the needs of individual families, the program and/or agency
SALARY

Salary Grade 3: Minimum of $16.09/hour.

Based on August 2022 salary schedule

Board approved salary range based on education, experience, and budget capability for this position.

This job description and the statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. The duties outlined in this position description may change as the position, program and/or agency evolves. All changes/adjustments to starting salary will be reflected on agency Change of Status forms.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.09 per hour

Benefits:

401(k)
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Schedule:

8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Weekend availability
Ability to commute/relocate:

Topeka, KS 66607: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Work Location: One location

Apply online at https://www.indeed.com/job/affordable-housing-specialist-e20c003c1fd0acd0.

Executive Assistant

CLASSIFICATION: Technical/Non-Exempt

REVISION DATE: November 2022

EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES:
At Community Action, we fight poverty. In doing so, every team member is responsible for supporting the agency’s mission, vision and values. This includes actively and regularly demonstrating high quality customer service, accountability in all aspects of your position, and respecting the diversity and differences in our staff, customers, and communities. Expected behaviors and qualities include professionalism and competence, active collaboration, effective communication, initiative and innovation, respect, and goal achievement. Team members are to be able, at any time, to provide basic information about the breadth of customer opportunities available through Community Action and to help customers make connections within the organization. Team members are also expected to adhere to the Community Action Partnership Code of Ethics.

POSITION SUMMARY BROAD FUNCTION:

The Executive Assistant provides a variety of direct supports to the Executive Director.
Broad responsibilities include facilitating functions of the governing board and its members, performing clerical and administrative tasks to aid the Executive Director in their daily work, management of the agency’s donor database, and direct engagement with the agency’s overall outreach, marketing, and public relations.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Assists the Executive Director in facilitating the work of the agency’s volunteer
Governing Board of Directors: Includes, but is not limited to, managing board calendars and data, arranging for meetings and providing staff support at meetings, communicating with the Board, and, preparing meeting minutes, composing, and preparing reports and correspondence, meeting materials, and other documentation. The Executive Assistant works closely with and effectively to keep the Executive team well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately.

2. Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for and in concert with the
Executive Director including managing an active calendar of appointments; completing purchase requests and requisitions; composing and preparing correspondence; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for travel-related meetings, reporting and other functions of the Director.

3. Plans, coordinates and ensures the Executive Director’s schedule is followed and respected. Provides “gatekeeper” and “gateway” role, creating win-win situations

for direct access to the Director. Works closely with and effectively to keep the
Executive Director well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately.

4. Communicates directly with Board members, donors, staff, and others, on matters related to Executive Director’s initiatives and related agency business. Collects signatures from Board of Directors as needed.

5. Determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the Executive Director, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature.

6. Successfully completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including drafting acknowledgement letters, personal correspondence, and other tasks that facilitate the Executive Director’s ability to effectively lead the company.

7. Manages program committee meetings, including scheduling, composing, and preparing meeting minutes, meeting materials, reports, correspondence, and other documentation for all meetings.

8. Creates information for website, social networking, special event invitations, agency outreach materials and print media as directed.

9. Prepares reports as directed, and, as appropriate within the agency’s Fiscal
Policies and deemed allowable by the Executive Director, has the authority to sign routine documents and approvals on behalf of the Executive Director.

10. Provide clerical support for the agency by processing incoming/outgoing mail, preparing correspondence, reviewing, and processing bills, filing, and scanning, preparing reports, monitoring/tracking information and tracking office supplies and equipment.

11. Offer support with agency projects including Annual Meetings, Community
Action Month, and staff appreciation activities.

12. Manages a variety of special projects for the Executive Director.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

1. Maintains a clean, uncluttered, organized and labeled office space. Updates notebooks, document storage, and procedure manuals as necessary so that others can easily locate and utilize information in the absence of the Executive Assistant.

2. Seeks continual quality improvement in the processes used to complete the duties outlined in this job description. Shares quality improvement ideas with the supervisor regularly.

3. Supports an effective work climate by maintaining professional, courteous and friendly behavior. Participates in group discussions, completes assignments in a timely manner and avoids unproductive gossip and inappropriate comments, gestures or symbols. Demonstrates loyalty to the department and agency and serves as a positive example for co-workers and customers.

4. Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor and assists with other departments and agency functions as required.

AUTHORITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY:
The Executive Assistant is delegated full authority necessary for the effective performance of all assigned responsibilities-subject to the restrictions, requirements, and terms of the Corporation’s policies and procedures, applicable local, state and federal laws; and the dictates of sound business judgment, prudence and ethical conduct. Where the duties of this position are delegated to other staff or volunteers, the Executive
Assistant is fully accountable for his/her performance, which will be measured against these standards and as well as against specific goals as outlined in semi-annual evaluations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Position requirements include, but are not necessarily limited to:

High school diploma or GED.
At least three years of related experience and/or training.
Proficiency with typical office machinery and software, including strong skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, 365, and other Office products.
Successful and demonstrated experience in preparing outreach materials and managing social media outlets.
Demonstrated experience successfully working with confidential materials and information.
High degree of organizational and written and oral communication skills.
Previous experience in multilingual work environments and providing translation services helpful and preferred.
This position requires driving agency-owned motor vehicles and will be subject to the standards outlined by our corporation’s motor vehicle insurance policy.
SALARY:
Salary: Grade 3 $16.09 minimum

Board approved salary range based on education, experience, and budget capability- 40 hours per week.
Must be available to work evenings and/or weekends as needed to serve the needs of individual families, the program and/or agency.

This job description and the statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. The duties outlined in this position description may change as the position, program and/or agency evolves. All changes/adjustments to starting salary will be reflected on agency Change of Status forms.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $16.09 per hour

Benefits:

401(k)
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Schedule:

8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Weekend availability
Ability to commute/relocate:

Topeka, KS 66605: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Experience:

Microsoft Excel: 3 years (Required)
administrative work: 3 years (Required)
Work Location: One location

Apply online at https://www.indeed.com/job/executive-assistant-2663b2cdb220f464.

Infant/ Toddler & Preschool Health Coordinator

EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES:

At Community Action, we fight poverty. In doing so, every employee is responsible for supporting the agency’s mission, vision, and values. This includes actively and regularly demonstrating high quality customer service, accountability in all aspects of your position, and respecting the diversity and differences in our staff, customers, and communities. Expected behaviors and qualities include professionalism and competence, active collaboration, effective communication, initiative and innovation, respect, and goal achievement. Employees are to be able, at any time, to provide basic information about the breadth of customer opportunities available through Community Action and to help customers make connections within the organization. Employees are also expected to adhere to the Community Action

Partnership Code of Ethics and Head Start Code of Conduct.

Community Action is more than an equal opportunity employer. Our agency recognizes and understands that historical and systemic racism, classism, and other forms of unwarranted bias and discrimination have resulted in disparities that cannot be healed through equality efforts alone. Community Action is committed to a company culture that celebrates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion among all people.

POSITION SUMMARY BROAD FUNCTION:

Under the general supervision of the Director of Early Childhood Outcomes the Health Advisor is responsible for child health and nutrition services oversight and planning. The position is responsible for ensuring program rules, applicable laws, and agency policies and protocols, are followed. Other duties will, from time to time, be assigned as deemed by the supervisor as necessary and appropriate.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Plan and implement comprehensive child health services for Early Head Start and Head

Start children.
(Priority function 25/100) a. Develop and implement health related enrollment practices that meet Head Start Program

Performance Standards (HSPPS), Kansas Department of Health and Environment;

Kansas Laws and Regulations for Licensing Preschools and Child Care Centers (KDHE), and Child and Adult Care Food Program regulations (CACFP). b. Obtains informed, signed, parental consent and release of information for all health, dental and nutritional services provided to children by the program. Encourages parental presence and participation at these health services and informs parents in writing of the results of all services. c. Develop and coordinate screening practices that ensure the timely completion of vision and hearing screenings for enrolled children and children in partnership locations. d. In collaboration with parents and other staff, develops a written follow-up plan and arranges rescreening, further diagnostic testing, examination, and treatment for each child

found to have medical, dental, or nutritional concerns. Assists parents, as needed, with identifying resources to obtain prescribed medications, aids, or equipment for medical and dental conditions. e. Ensures that all enrolled children are up to date on a schedule of age-appropriate preventive and primary health care within four weeks of child’s entry and as services become due. Works collaboratively with parents to arrange any needed medical, dental, or nutritional examinations and immunizations, keeping in mind parents work schedules. f. Develop and implement care routines for children with special medical needs as provided by doctor orders. g. Participate in IFSP/IEP teams as needed for enrolled children.

2. Plan and implement services that provide for the child nutritional requirements of the

program
(Priority function 15/100) a. Serve as program Administrator for the CACFP program at the Wheatley Center. b. Develop and implement meal and snack menus that comply with HSPPS, KDHE and

CACFP regulations. c. Develop and implement meal and snack modifications as needed for enrolled children. d. Develop and implement systems that support classroom staff in providing safe and nutritious family style meals. e. Ensure provision of nutrition training to meet HSPPS and CACFP regulations. f. Monitor staff compliance with HSPPS and CACFP regulations and develop correction plans in these areas as needed.

3. Observe and report children’s health status
(Priority function 15/100) a. Maintains detailed, accurate, up-to-date, and confidential records including child health files, health services tracking system and documentation of all activities. b. Develop and submit timely reports of component services and activities for the director, grantee, Policy Council, Board of Directors, and others as required. c. Identify and report trends in health and nutrition services to the director, grantee, Policy

Council, Board of Directors, and others as required.

4. Develop and support community partnerships
(Priority function 15/100) a. Organizes and facilitates the activities of the agency’s Health Services Advisory

Committee (HSAC); ensures that the Committee membership is composed of all required professions and parent representation and that it meets at least twice a year. b. Identifies health, dental, emergency and nutrition service resources within the community and shares this information with families and staff as needed.

5. Program Leadership
(Priority function 20/100) a. In cooperation with agency administration staff participate in the hiring and termination of program health and nutrition staff. b. Provide regularly scheduled individual supervision meetings with staff. c. Monitor and approve employee time sheets and leave requests. d. Complete regularly scheduled, formal, written evaluations of assigned staff.

Community Action, Inc. Job Description 2
Title: Health Advisor

Updated: August 2022; Policy Council Approved:

e. Plan and implement strategies for the provision of consumable supplies and/or equipment related to health and nutrition services. For example, first aid supplies, child size silverware, classroom sanitation supplies, etc. f. Plan and implement child health exclusion plans that align with HSPPS and KDHE. g. Plan and implement emergency plans in conjunction with the Head Start Leadership team and other partnership staff as assigned. h. Participate in multi-disciplinary planning for the professional development of program and partnership staff. i. Participate in multi-disciplinary planning and delivery of parent education information for program and partnership locations. j. Plan and implement written directives and guidance that establish program practices for meeting HSPPS, KDHE and CACFP regulations. k. Participate in multi-disciplinary case planning as needed. l. Commit to learning and implementing practices of the Conscious Discipline approach. m. Self-regulate and interact with others in ways that demonstrate understanding of the

Seven Powers and Skills. n. Individually and in groups, practice and grow school family concepts throughout the program.

6. Maximize professional skills and talents.
(Priority function 10/100) a. Regular attendance is an essential function of this position b. Adopt a continuous growth practice in interacting with technology products. c. Share unique skill sets or talents professionally as needed. For example, use of a second language, completion of an assessment tool, or curriculum knowledge. d. Address areas of conflict or concern with adults promptly, but not in the presence of children. e. Provide objective input for performance evaluations as requested. f. Demonstrate welcoming, supportive interactions with new staff and other peers, volunteers, and visiting professionals. g. Participate fully in individual and program wide professional development opportunities. h. Participate in Community Action events and special activities. a. Practice adaptability and openness to change as the position and organization evolve over time.

AUTHORITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY:

The Health Advisor is delegated full authority necessary for the effective performance of all assigned duties and responsibilities subject to the restrictions, requirements, and terms of the agency’s policies and procedures, applicable local/state/federal laws, and the dictates of sound business judgment, prudence, and ethical conduct. The Health Advisor is fully accountable to the Director of Early

Childhood Outcomes for their performance, which will be measured against the position description and established performance goals.

Community Action, Inc. Job Description 3
Title: Health Advisor

Updated: August 2022; Policy Council Approved:

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily carry out each essential duty.

The knowledge, skill, achievements, and/or abilities required or preferred, are listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Baccalaureate degree, (minimum), preferably related to one or more of the disciplines that staff oversee
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Must be able to read, write, speak, and comprehend English.
Preference given to individuals with experience in a Head Start setting.
Preference given to individuals with experience in a licensed childcare setting.
Preference given to individuals with a minimum of five years’ experience in leadership and supervision of staff.
Experience working with low-income families.
Experience working with families of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
May not hold or run for a partisan, publicly elected office while working for Community
Action

DRIVING RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position requires the operation of either company owned or company-controlled motor vehicles and will be subject to the standards outlined by the corporate motor vehicle insurance policy.

SALARY:

Salary Grade 2: Minimum, annual full-time salary of $56,534.40

Based on August 2022 salary schedule

Board approved salary range based on education, experience, and budget capability for this position.

This job description and the statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties responsibilities, and skills required. The duties outlined in this position description may change as the position, program and/or agency evolves.

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule:

Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate:

Topeka, KS 66605: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Work Location: One location

Salary Grade 2: Minimum, annual full-time salary of $56,534.40; Benefits 401(k), 401(k) matching, dental insurance, employee assistance program, flexible spending account, health insurance, life insurance, paid time off, vision insurance

Apply online at https://www.indeed.com/job/infant-toddler-preschool-health-coordinator-e1bc391d96637a08.

Community Client Support Specialist

EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES:

At Community Action, we fight poverty. In doing so, every employee is responsible for supporting the agency’s mission, vision, and values. This includes actively and regularly demonstrating high quality customer service, accountability in all aspects of your position, and respecting the diversity and differences in our staff, customers, and communities. Expected behaviors and qualities include professionalism and competence, active collaboration, effective communication, initiative and innovation, respect, and goal achievement. Employees are to be able, at any time, to provide basic information about the breadth of customer opportunities available through Community Action and to help customers make connections within the organization. Employees are expected to adhere to the Community Action Partnership Code of Ethics and, as applicable, the Head Start Code of Conduct.

Community Action is more than an equal opportunity employer. Our agency recognizes and understands that historical and systemic racism, classism, and other forms of unwarranted bias and discrimination have resulted in disparities that cannot be healed through equality efforts alone. Community Action is committed to a company culture that celebrates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion among all people.

POSITION SUMMARY BROAD FUNCTION:

Family Empowerment Partners provide daily office and back-up supports to a team of Family Empowerment Specialists and the Family Outcomes Division leadership staff. The Partners conduct a wide variety of activities such as communicating between customers and FES staff, gathering, and organizing customer records, double checking applications and data for accuracy and completeness, setting up appointments, communicating and conducting follow-up with vendors, organizing, and assisting with family and direct service events, maintaining basic office environment and equipment, and more.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Provides support to Family Outcomes division team, including assisting the FE Manager, FE Coach and FO Director, as needed. (10 value points)

2. Works closely with Family Empowerment Specialists to ensure high quality, trauma informed customer service and supports are delivered. Supports FES staff in direct interactions with customers. (40 value points)

a. Warmly greets customers, offers refreshments, provides comfortable accommodations for waiting, and supplies documentation or paperwork and, if needed, assists customers in completing paperwork.

b. As directed, meets with Family Empowerment Specialists and customers to participate in intake and assessment.

c. Serves as a liaison between customers and Family Empowerment Specialists for setting appointments, facilitating communication, and directly addressing customer needs or concerns.

d. Completes follow-up with customers, vendors, landlords, employers, etc. to gather required documentation and/or agreements.

3. Effectively manages data and recordkeeping responsibilities. (30 value points)

a. Accurately and confidentially maintains all required records to provide direct and supportive assistance to customers. Consistently provides case notes meeting company protocols.

b. Is engaged in inputting and reviewing data in the agency-wide data system to ensure thoroughness and accuracy of information in the system.

4. Works with FE team to organize and carry out special events, family nights, trainings, etc. (5 value points)

5. Organizes, carries out and reports on bulk direct support activities and serves as a back-up for direct supports when volunteers are not secured (diapers, period pantry, commodities, food pantries, etc.) (10 value points)

6. Performs such other duties as may, from time to time, be assigned by the supervisor and/or the supervisor’s designee, including, but not limited to: (5 value points)

a. Participates in Community Action events and special activities.

b. Practices adaptability and openness to change as the position and organization evolve.

AUTHORITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY:

The Family Empowerment Partner is delegated full authority necessary for the effective performance of all assigned duties and responsibilities subject to the restrictions, requirements, and terms of the agency’s policies and procedures, applicable local/state/federal laws, and the dictates of sound business judgment, prudence, and ethical conduct. The Family Empowerment Partner is fully accountable to the Family Empowerment Manager for their performance, which will be measured against the position description and established performance goals.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily carry out each essential duty. The knowledge, skill, achievements, and/or abilities required or preferred, are listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· Must have a High School Diploma or GED

· May not hold or run for a partisan, publicly elected office while working for Community Action.

· Must support the mission of Community Action and believe in and practice the values of the agency.

· Must be able to read, write, speak, and comprehend English. Preference and additional compensation given to individuals able to read, write, speak, and comprehend Spanish and/or other pertinent native and national languages.

· Must demonstrate competency with written and spoken grammar, using Microsoft Office Suite products such as Word, Excel, SharePoint, and Outlook.

· Must have at least 1 year of experience providing high quality customer service.

· Strong organizational and time-management skills are necessary.

· Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

DRIVING RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position requires the operation of either company owned or company-controlled motor vehicles and will be subject to the standards outlined by the corporate motor vehicle insurance policy.

SALARY:

Salary Grade 4 – minimum starting wage of $16.09/hour

Based on August 2022 salary schedule

This job description and the statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. The duties outlined in this position description may change as the position, program and/or agency evolves. All changes/adjustments to starting salary will be reflected on agency Change of Status forms.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $16.09 per hour

Benefits:

401(k)
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Schedule:

8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
COVID-19 considerations:

At this time, there is not a mask mandate. However, if the COVID cases increase to a high level, we may return to a mask mandate.

Ability to commute/relocate:

Topeka, KS 66605: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Application Question(s):

Are you be able to lift 50 pounds?
What is your preference & why: Office with a door or a cubicle
Scenario: Your supervisor has tasked you with listening & responding to voice mails & a two customers walk in. One is homeless & the other is needing your help with applying for rental/utility assistance. In what order will you prioritize these three tasks?
Education:

High school or equivalent (Required)
Experience:

Social Services Customer Service: 1 year (Required)
Language:

Spanish – Preferred (Preferred)
, read, & write English fluently? (Required)
License/Certification:

& current drivers license (Required)
& current auto insurance? (Required)
Work Location: One location

Salary: From $16.09 per hour; Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching; dental insurance; employee assistance program; flexible spending account; health insurance; life insurance; paid time off; and vision insurance.

Apply online, go to https://www.indeed.com/job/community-client-support-specialist-cc30173f10263f3f .

Show Room Consultant

Do you have the stellar customer service skills/abilities? Do you enjoy working around really cool people, doing really cool things? Custom Wood Products is hiring for an experienced customer service professional to join our Topeka Show Room team. Position is a critical part of the front-line service helping customers by phone and in-person with their cabinet design and ordering process. Position also supports designers, contractors, builders and other staff members in all stages of the project design, construction and delivery stages.

Qualifications:

*High School Diploma or equivalent required
*Customer service experience required
*Ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal)
*Customer focused skills with excellent listening skills
*Possess problem solving and problem resolution skills
*Ability to handle a vast array of customers with varying levels of product knowledge
*Ability to effectively handle phone and email inquiries
*Ability to work with minimal supervision
*Proficient in MS Office, with ability to learn other software as needed

Work Schedule: M-F 8:30am-6pm; with rotating Saturdays 9am-2pm

Compensation is $15-$16/hour. To apply, please submit resume to: resumes@cwponline.com.

Employment Associate

TARC, Inc. is currently seeking self-motivated individuals who are driven to make a difference in peoples’ lives. Our TARC Industries/Employment Services division has an Employment Associate position available and is seeking a dynamic individual who is patient, creative, dependable, and enjoys assisting adults with developmental disabilities find success within a variety of employment opportunities. TARC Inc offers a $1,000 sign on bonus which is paid in 4 installments over the 1st 6 months of employment.

Person of good character who is mentally and physically able to conduct oneself in a responsible manner in carrying out the job for which they are employed. Must be a team player who can multi-task with the ability to work multiple jobs and meet various timelines while providing direction and support to multiple people with various types of disabilities. Must be patient and creative. Math skills should reflect the ability to accurately count and record data.
• High school diploma or equivalent is required.
• Two years working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred and /or appropriate coursework in the MR/DD field.
• Experience in production, housekeeping and janitorial experience helpful.
• Valid Kansas driver’s license and driving record that meets insurability requirements as defined by the company’s insurance carrier.
• This position is full-time, Monday-Friday, no evenings or weekends with eight (8) paid holidays. Health Care, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and PTO is offered and much more. TARC, Inc. is a participant in KPERS.
TARC, Inc. conducts background screenings and post-offer pre-employment drug testing. E.O.E.

Compensation is $15.50/hour. You may submit an application online at www.tarcinc.org.

Receiving Stockroom

Your responsibilities:
• Signing for shipments upon receipt and verifying that the correct goods has been received.
• Thoroughly inspecting goods for any damages and discrepancies.
• Maintaining an accurate record of all goods received and distributed.
• Using forklifts, hand carts, or pallet jacks to load, unload, move, stack, and arrange goods accordingly.
• Strategically storing goods to maximize storage space within the warehouse.
• Promptly processing distribution orders or requests, which includes retrieving specified goods from storage as well as packing, sealing, and labelling goods accordingly.

Your qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent.

Apply online: https://myprocesshr.wd12.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Schenck_Process_Careers/details/Receiving-Stockroom_JR101720?locations=56265c903073018ffa07d9d80901a315

Teller

Lyndon State Bank is accepting applications for a Part Time Teller. We are seeking an enthusiastic and community oriented individual with great customer service skills.

Send salary requirement and resume to Lyndon State Bank , 817 Topeka Ave, Lyndon, Kan. fax 785-828-4808 or e-mail kzabel@lyndonstatebank.com. You also can drop-off your application at Lyndon State Bank, 1535 SW Fairlawn, Topeka, Kan. or go to our website and click about us, careers. Print off the application. EOE.

Mobile Lab Assistant

Are you looking to make a difference by improving the health of our patients?
If you are self-motivated and enjoy working as part of a team
Then we are looking for you! This is an immediate need!
You will find an innovative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference.
We are seeking support for a community testing sites across Kansas. This position does not require any specific experience qualifications, other than a passion for community outreach! At its core, this role will be responsible for public interaction, data entry, testing support, and sample collection observation. The hours of 8 – 5pm, Monday – Friday. This is an immediate need! This role will require day travel to different sites.

Responsibilities:
Travel, set up and/or close the testing site. Prepare materials and equipment such as testing supplies, computers, and other electronic components.
Check-in patients. Ask preliminary screening questions, scan and verify I-Card information, and print labels.
Direct patent in methods of self-collection of tests
Verify appropriate sample collection in a testing tube and direct patient in the assembly of the biohazard bag.
Clean and sanitize tables and other supplies and equipment with disinfectant.
Transport specimens back to lab.
Qualifications:

Provide consistent good customer service.
Strong detail orientation.
Excellent communication skills
Passion for community outreach
Ability to reliably commute to the work location
Able to work Monday – Friday, 8 – 5pm
Willing to drive and travel to different sites – drive company vehicle.
Must be able to pass a background check
Excellent communication skills

Compensation is $16/hour. To apply, email your resume to megl@alliedonesource.com.