MCHS hosts 1st “A Taste of Midtown” 10/25/14! #cooperyoung #Memphis #edchat #food 

The Middle College family is hosting our first annual “A Taste of Midtown” festival! This amazing event will be held October 25 from 11:30 am-5 pm at Middle College High School @ Christian Brothers University, located in the historic Fairview building on the corner of Central and East Parkway.

 

When: Saturday, October 25,2014 | 11:30am – 5pm

Where: 750 E. Parkway S, Front Lawn

Why: Middle College is raising funds, celebrating midtown and bringing the diversity of Midtown Buisness, Food, and Education Together. Our Early College Program requires an increase in funding as each Middle College student continues to excel. Help support the future of Midtown graduates!

MCHS Taste of Midtown

MCHS Vendor Benefits

 

GE Stainless Steel Refrigerator

GE Stainless Steel Refrigerator

GE stainless steel, side-by-side refrigerator, with ice-maker / $925 – 1 year old

 

GE Washer and Dryer

GE Washer and Dryer

 

 

GE washer and dryer set for $700. Two years old.

Contact D’Angelo Suggs @ 901-503-5811

Open Positions at Girls Inc. of #Memphis (Asst. Ctr Director, Career/Financial Aid Advisor, Program Specialist)

 

Girls Incorporated of Memphis inspires girls ages 6 – 18 to be strong, smart and bold. Since 1947, Girls Inc. of Memphis has offered programs designed to build girls’ capacity for college preparedness, confident and responsible adulthood, economic independence and personal fulfillment. As a local affiliate of our national organization, Girls Incorporated, we benefit from researched, outcome-based, age progressive programming specifically designed for girls.  Girls Incorporated of Memphis seeks candidates for our Assistant Center Director position to provide program support to the center in keeping with the Girl Inc. Experience, mission, logic model and annual objective goal numbers. Oversees the management of the mentoring program at the center and focuses on teen programming.

 

Assistant Center Director

Essential Job Functions:

• Ensure that curricula being facilitated provides the Girls Inc. Experience, meets Girls Inc standards and are in alignment with the needs of girls and agency mission

• Develop and implement a quality year round program/curriculum with teen girls ages 12 – 18

• Ensure that the mentor and volunteer program is efficient and effective by providing the appropriate resources to the mentors and volunteers for a positive and quality experience

• Support and equip mentors for placement to include: mentor/mentee match and monthly reviews of each mentor/mentee pair

• Ensure all center staff are aware of the mentor and volunteer program, it’s purpose, it’s process as well as their unique role in the key element of Mentoring Relationships on an ongoing basis with all of our girls

• Ensure that the effective and efficient program delivery model is documented, implemented and evaluated through the TraxSolutions process in reference to online registration, online payment, outcomes evaluation agreement forms, outcome evaluations, attendance, etc.

• Work collaboratively with all agency program staff to ensure continuity of program delivery and support

• Assist center director to ensure financial documentation is accurate and submitted in a timely manner as specified by program and finance policies and procedures

• Assist with center director to prepare and manage center budget as well as center purchases for effective and efficient program facilitation in line with the approved set center budget

• Assist with building janitorial needs, maintenance needs and equipment inventory

• Assist center director to provide the agency’s vision and ensure all policies and procedures are followed by both staff, participants and volunteers in order to provide effective programming

• Assist center director to provide accurate and timely information for grant and other funding applications, reports and documentation

• Assist center director with recruitment of participants within a 3 mile radius of center and serve as community resource and agency representative so that program capacity is met

• Act as immediate supervisor in the absence of the center director and ensure effective communication is continued with staff, parents, participants and other community stakeholders

• Actively seek personal and professional growth opportunities for self and any staff including participation in conferences, training, meetings and seminars

• Follow all agency policy and procedures as outlined in the staff handbook

• Provide appropriate supervision for participants in Girls Inc programs

Qualifications:

• Bachelor degree in education, sociology, psychology, human services or other relevant major.

• Youth development experience

• Staff management experience

• Program and curriculum development experience

• Community recruitment and outreach experience

• Effective written, oral and presentation skills

Special Requirements:

• Current valid driver’s license and insurance with reliable transportation

• Ability to work nights and weekends

To Apply:

• Email cover letter and resume to: nburnett@girlsincmemphis.org or mail cover letter and resume to: Girls Inc. of Memphis, Attn: Netisha Burnett, 2670 Union

Extended, Suite 606, Memphis TN 38112

 

POSITION: Career and Financial Aid Advisor for Trio Program (Educational Talent Search)

SALARY: $ 26,000

SOME ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. Secures appropriate documentation of client eligibility & maintains accurate & confidential client records.

2. Disseminates information on program and its services to clients, parents and schools.

3. Manually uses computer and calculator to prepare & complete agency and program reports and submits as due.

4. Develops and maintains working & trusting relationships with clients and acts as advocate whenever necessary.

5. Uses knowledge of admissions and financial aid to provide technical assistance in the admission process and in

securing student financial aid.

6. Reviews academic profile with students and orally advises them regarding academic course planning necessary

for post-secondary entry.

7. Designs, develops and presents workshops on topics such as financial aid, admissions, self-esteem, goal setting,

etc. Involves lifting materials up to 50 lbs.

8. Uses knowledge of advising and career development to provide professional guidance regarding career

exploration and planning.

9. Makes tutorial referrals as needed.

10. Uses relatively high degree of concentration to design, develop and present workshops to clients in such areas

as career exploration, goal setting, self-esteem, etc.

11. Coordinates and chaperons student educational/career field trips within various environments under various

lighting and climate conditions. Involves driving van.

12. Provides opportunities for parental involvement with the program and in the student career exploration process.

13. Uses vision to assess and maintain inventory of current information on student financial aid and post-secondary

programs.

14. Acts as liaison and consultant to community agencies, school systems and other referral sources.

15. Attends professional meetings, conferences and workshops. Involves out-of-town travel.

REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge – Requires: 1) thorough knowledge of advising, counseling, social group work and the financial aid/

admissions process; 2) ability to speak and write in a clear and understandable manner for internal/external relations:

understand complex verbal or written instructions; 3) demonstrated ability to counsel and explore with clients

their individual career/post-secondary options, to work with a variety of people, to facilitate cooperative work

and to develop and implement approaches in response to client’s needs; 4) knowledge ordinarily acquired through

bachelor’s degree in social services, education, social work, sociology or related area plus a minimum of two year’s

work experience. Work experience must be in at least one of the following areas: counseling, guidance, social

group work, case work or teaching.

Special Requirements – Must be a licensed insured driver with own transportation.

This is a grant position – salary is none negotiable.

Applications accepted Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at:

GIRLS INCORPORATED OF MEMPHIS

2670 Union Extended Avenue, Suite 606, Memphis, TN 38112

or email resume to: phenderson@girlsincmemphis.org

OPENED UNTIL FILLED

For more information email: Patricia Henderson, phenderson@girlsincmemphis.org

 

Girls Incorporated of Memphis seeks candidates for our Program Specialist I position to provide program support to the center in keeping with the Girl Inc. Experience, mission, logic model and annual objective goal numbers. Oversees daily activities and safety for all Girls Inc participants.

Essential Job Functions:

• Ensure that curricula being facilitated provides the Girls Inc. Experience, meets Girls Inc standards and are in alignment with the needs of girls age 6-18 and the agency mission

• Provide appropriate supervision of participants on field trips, van and in the center

• Work collaboratively with all agency program staff to ensure continuity of program delivery and support

• Work with participants in small groups and individually to ensure the girls actively participate in programs

• Assist with building janitorial needs, maintenance needs and equipment inventory

• Actively seek personal and professional growth opportunities for self and any staff including participation in conferences, training, meetings and seminars

• Follow all agency policy and procedures as outlined in the staff handbook

• Provide appropriate supervision for participants in Girls Inc programs

Qualifications:

• Youth development experience

• Effective written, oral and presentation skills

Special Requirements:

• Current valid driver’s license and insurance with reliable transportation

• Ability to work nights and weekends

To Apply:

• Email cover letter and resume to: nburnett@girlsincmemphis.org or mail cover letter and resume to: Girls Inc. of Memphis, Attn: Netisha Burnett, 2670 Union

Extended, Suite 606, Memphis TN 38112

Free Legal Clinic
Saturday, September 20, 2014
10 AM to 1 PM
Hickory Ridge Towne Centre

*Bring with you any papers that deal with your problem.
A lawyer will talk with you and try to give you an answer. They may only have 10-15 minutes to talk. The lawyer won’t be able to take your case.

THE CLINIC WILL STOP TAKING NEW CLIENTS AT 12:30 PM SO PLEASE ARRIVE BEFORE THEN TO ENSURE SUFFICIENT TIME TO DISCUSS YOUR PROBLEM.

They won’t be able to go to court with you.

The Memphis College Consortium will host a Career Expo on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 from 10 am until 3 pm at Bellevue Baptist Church, located at 2000 Appling Rd., Cordova. Companies and organizations from Memphis and surrounding areas, will be present to accept applications. Healthcare organizations will be there to provide screenings and resources. There will also be interviewing and resume writing classes.

 

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Kelly Services is hiring immediately. Hiring for all positions. 1st and 2nd shifts are available. Needed are Pickers, Packers, Raymond Reach Forklift Operators, Supervisors, Project Coordinators, Admin Asst and Customer Service Reps. If you are interested contact Tierney Morgan at Kelly Services 901-398-9386 Ex 218 or emailtiem811@kellyservices.com

Hiring due to the expansion of one of our largest employers. (Nike)

For sale – $850 OBO. Only 2 months old. Samsung side by side digital refrigerator. Still has warranty. Reply if interested.

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