Job title: Meals on Wheels Office Support Specialist

Reports to Meals on Wheels volunteer supervisor; full-time (34 hours/week); starting rate $12.60/hour

Opening date: December 29, 2015

Closing date: January 11, 2016

 

To apply, mail resume and cover letter to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN  38126 or email to hrcoordinator@mifa.org. No phone calls, please.

 

Position Summary

Provides administrative support to the Meals on Wheels volunteer supervisor by ensuring all required client forms are accurately completed and filed in a timely manner. Supports optimal driving routes by updating route sheets daily and by greeting and assisting volunteers while ensuring volunteer routes are distributed promptly.

 

Qualifications

  1. High school diploma or GED equivalent
  2. Two years of office or customer service experience
  3. Proficiency at operating communication systems (computers, email, netbooks, telephone software, scanners, etc.), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), and various database systems
  4. Access to reliable, adequately insured automobile and valid driver’s license to deliver meals to clients as needed

 

Major Responsibilities & Related Tasks

 

Maintain accuracy of client forms, records, and reports by coordinating a detailed file maintenance system.

  • To ensure compliance, organize an alphabetized, color-coded system for each funding source and utilize a daily audit file checklist
  • Collect and secure client files including participant registration forms, status change forms, and missed visit forms from staff to ensure all client files are completed accurately and on a daily basis
  • Remove and archive inactive files weekly as indicated by status change forms
  • Visually inspect and confirm daily that updated service authorization and status changes are in each client’s file
  • Collect client actions, PDF scans, and faxes from ACMS, CHOICES, and various funding sources to be placed in client files daily
  • Utilize file checklist monthly to conduct internal file audits for compliance

 

Update routes daily using ServTracker mapping software as directed by Meals on Wheels volunteer supervisor.

  • Review daily route adjustments generated from status change forms using mapping software and ServTracker
  • Assign new route numbers issued from participant registration forms and status change forms using client addresses and zip codes
  • Adjust route sheets and ServTracker daily to reflect schedule changes and forward to Transit program manager and volunteer supervisor

 

Assist the Meals on Wheels volunteer supervisor with day-to-day operations to ensure that all guests receive excellent customer service and routes are delivered efficiently.

  • Assist volunteers and ensure all routes are delivered by checking route sheets daily for confirmation signatures and meal quantity
  • Retrieve phone messages daily from the meals hotline and document responses
  • Reassign routes weekly as needed for volunteers
  • Contact volunteer subs as instructed by the Meals on Wheels volunteer supervisor to ensure adequate coverage of volunteer routes
  • Create and utilize a daily call log that includes name, address, route number, and notes for clients receiving meals
  • Call clients for volunteers or drivers when clients do not answer the door for meal delivery
  • Assist volunteers with any concerns or questions pertaining to routing issues
  • Deliver meals when all options for delivery are exhausted

 

Other Responsibilities

 

  • Experience coordinating and executing multiple tasks and projects
  • Experience coordinating operational systems in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions
  • Possess good people skills and verbal skills
  • Ability to complete duties on schedule with little or no supervision
  • Ability to handle client information confidentially and discreetly
  • Ability to welcome and respect people of diverse ages and races with sensitivity to civic and cultural issues
  • Ability to complete duties on schedule with little or no supervision
  • Ability to produce meticulous and accurate work in a timely manner

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

N/A

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk (or means to transport oneself); sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 15 to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision.

 

Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Position may also require ongoing or periodic exposure to high crime environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moderate to high levels of stress during peak periods, and atypical work hours are periodically required.

 

MIFA full-time benefits: MIFA employees may be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs on or before the 90-day trial period:  Medical and dental insurance plans, short-term disability, long-term disability, employee assistance program, paid time-off (PTO), employer sponsored life insurance, paid holidays, and MIFA’s matching 401k plan after a year of service.

 

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MIFA Job Announcement: Volunteer Ombudsman Coordinator

Job title: Volunteer Ombudsman Coordinator

Reports to Ombudsman program manager; full-time, 40 hours/week; starting rate $16.50 – 18.70/hour

Closing date: October 30, 2015

To apply, mail resume and cover letter to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN  38126 or email to hrcoordinator@mifa.org. No phone calls, please.

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in social service or related field
  2. Three years’ experience in a social service oriented environment
  3. Two years’ team-building experience with adult volunteers
  4. Two years’ experience working with seniors
  5. Proficient in Microsoft Office; capable of learning and operating Ombudsman program software

Major Responsibilities & Related Tasks

Recruit, train, monitor, obtain and write reports, and provide assistance and model activities for Volunteer Ombudsman Representatives (VORs) in the field.

  • Recruit, train, and place six to 10 new VORs quarterly
  • Schedule to participate in at least two community activities per month in order to expand awareness of the program and recruit new volunteers
  • Maintain a respectful and professional manner when in contact with residents and family members of long-term care facilities, facility administrators, and facility staff
  • Become certified through the Tennessee Ombudsman Program’s 15-hour training
  • Proficient with application, background check, interview processes, and program expectations of volunteers
  • Organize and conduct bi-monthly trainings for current active VORs
  • Collect and review VOR monthly reports with program manager
  • Maintain current VOR rosters with appropriate contact information

Maintain ongoing communication with VORs. Provide program support through communication with some data entry. Maintain monthly log of hours served by volunteers.

  • Document at least one face-to-face contact per month with each current active VOR. If face-to-face contact is not possible, contact by telephone, email, or standard mail.  Always document VOR contacts.
  • Prepare a 12-month schedule of VOR activities, including trainings, recognitions, Lunch & Chats, public education, and other activities
  • Create copy for quarterly VOR newsletter and coordinate with Advancement staff for production. The purpose of the newsletter is to provide information and support to VORs while encouraging interest and positive feedback
  • Enter data into Raiser’s Edge and Ombudsmanager software programs monthly
  • Coordinate with human resources, outreach, and with other MIFA departments, including networking with other program coordinators

Other Responsibilities

  • Ensure MIFA’s values, mission and vision are demonstrated in the program’s work
  • Manage multiple tasks well in a fast-paced environment
  • Complete duties on schedule with little or no supervision
  • Learn a new approach to residents’ rights advocacy
  • Learn quickly and model activities expected of VORs
  • Complete certification as a Tennessee Long-Term Care Ombudsman
  • Welcome and respect people of diverse ages and races with sensitivity to civic and cultural issues
  • Work independently on team-oriented projects and goals
  • Manage confidential and privileged information appropriately and lawfully
  • Exhibit good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the aging process, seniors, and their needs
  • Provide proof of auto insurance and ability to visit nursing homes and affiliated agencies, etc.

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk (or means to transport oneself); sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 15 to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision.

Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Position may also require ongoing or periodic exposure to high crime environments. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moderate to high levels of stress during peak periods, and atypical work hours are periodically required.

MIFA full-time benefits: MIFA employees may be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs on or before the 90-day trial period: Medical and dental insurance plans, short-term disability, long-term disability, employee assistance program, paid time-off, employer-sponsored life insurance, paid holidays, and MIFA’s matching 401k plan after a year of service.

MIFA employment guidelines: MIFA is an equal opportunity employer. MIFA is a non-smoking facility.

Employment documents: Application and/or resume; I-9; Form W-4; official transcripts verifying education if education is a requirement of the job.

Employment authorization and identification: Current federal law requires that documents be presented which verify both employment authorization and identification. One or more of the following documents must be presented before employment: Social Security card, state driver’s license/identification, U. S. birth certificate, U. S. passport, other U. S. government document.

Please note that it is the practice of MIFA not to allow the employment of relatives or of those living at the same address other than in the job classifications of special, temporary, or substitute.

Job title: Food Service Coordinator – Bartlett

Reports to client assessment supervisor; part-time (17.5 hours/week), starting rate $8.30/hour

Closing date: September 22, 2015

To apply, mail resume and cover letter to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN  38126 or email to hrcoordinator@mifa.org. No phone calls, please.

Position Summary

Facilitate and coordinate the service and delivery of the meals at congregate sites including set-up and clean-up of the facility.

Qualifications

  1. High school diploma or GED equivalent
  2. Six months of some combination of food service or customer service experience
  3. Ability to welcome and respect people of diverse ages, races, with sensitivity to civic and cultural issues
  4. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions
  5. Good people skills
  6. Ability to complete clerical duties on schedule with little or no supervision
  7. Ability to handle client and donor information confidentially and discreetly

Major Responsibilities & Related Tasks

Coordinate activities required to ensure the distribution and record of meals served at MIFA’s congregate meal sites

  • Responsible for proper serving of food to congregate meals participants
  • Responsible for food safe temperature guidelines in accordance with health department
  • Verifies that food received aligns with the approved menu
  • Maintain an accurate roster of clients served
  • Enroll new clients at site and forward information to client assessment supervisor for approval
  • Maintain accurate monthly and weekly site records
  • Notify the client assessment supervisor of any emergencies

Coordinate meal service and clean-up.

  • Train and monitor volunteers as needed, while serving meals to clients
  • Clean and sanitize work and storage area daily

Other Responsibilities

  • Attend staff training workshops
  • Participate in training sessions designed to improve job-related skills in food handling, volunteer recruitment, and record maintenance
  • Assist in outreach and nutrition education programs as needed
  • Other duties assigned to meet goals of the department

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk (or means to transport oneself); sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 15 to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision.

Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Position may also require ongoing or periodic exposure to high crime environments. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moderate to high levels of stress during peak periods, and atypical work hours are periodically required.

We are pleased and thrilled to announce that Metropolitan Inter Faith Association (MIFA) will be operating the Homeless Hotline effective Tuesday, September 15, 2015 starting at 8:30 a.m.  The Hotline will be for homeless and imminently homeless families with children.  The new phone number is (901) 529-4545.  The Hotline will operate 24 hours Monday through Sunday (excluding holidays).  Callers will be provided phone-based screening to determine whether the family is or is about to become homeless according to HUD’s definition.  Homeless families will be instructed in how to access shelter and/or rapid rehousing services through the MIFA Emergency Shelter Placement Program.  Information and referral will be provided to any caller who is in need of other community services.  We look forward to a great partnership with MIFA.

Please share this information with your constituents.

Thank you.

Kimberly Mitchell – Administrator, Homeless & Special Needs Dept.

City of Memphis Division of Housing & Community Development

Job title: COOL Higher Education Coordinator

Reports to COOL program manager; part-time (25 hours per week); exempt; $16.50-18.70/hour

Closing date: September 11, 2015

To apply, mail resume and cover letter to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN  38126 or email to hrcoordinator@mifa.org. No phone calls, please.

Position Summary

The COOL program promotes and supports higher education attainment for first-generation, low-income students of average academic performance. The higher education coordinator is responsible for the daily functions of the in-school program for 11th and 12th grade students at Booker T. Washington High School, including monitoring of participant enrollment through recruitment and retention practices, implementation as it relates to academic progress, and evaluation.

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree required
  2. Two years’ knowledge of higher education systems including admissions and financial aid processes
  3. Three years’ experience in customer service, preferably in social services or education
  4. Two years of utilizing interpersonal and communication skills to effectively relate and respond to teens
  5. Proficiency at operating communication systems (computers, email, laptops, telephone, faxes, scanners, and presentation equipment), Microsoft Word and Excel, and various database systems
  6. Flexible hours as needed; evenings, some weekends, and some travel required
  7. Transportation, valid license, and insurance required

Major Responsibilities & Related Tasks

Supervise classes to ensure student performance and success in attaining higher education

  • Maintain a student case load of at least 50 students per year
  • Recruit students, encourage participation, and maintain enrollment
  • Instruct using appropriate grade level higher education attainment curriculum
  • Conduct daily higher education attainment classes, utilizing staff and volunteers to present specific college readiness information
  • Conduct mandatory weekly one-on-one and/or small group meetings with 11th and 12th grade students to track higher education enrollment progress; provide encouragement and deal with any issues or challenges
  • Maintain accurate attendance records and files/databases entries for each student
  • Assist program manager with ACT preparation and testing sessions
  • Assist program manager with bi-annual parent meetings, provide program updates, and encourage active support of their students’ higher education goals

Assist program manager with duties related to the coordination of college tours, career learning opportunities, events, field trips, and summer camps to present students with opportunities for enriching experiences

  • Make appropriate travel arrangements for each tour
  • Chaperone and supervise all students, ensuring and promoting responsible behavior and safety at all times
  • Assist with coordinating student activities and experiences

Assist program manager in the coordination and facilitation of volunteer component, which includes speakers and mentors

  • Coordinate all mentor-mentee events
  • Maintain contact with various organizations and corporations for career learning opportunities (i.e. internships or summer jobs)

Other Responsibilities

  • Attend community-based organization meetings representing MIFA and COOL as needed
  • Work with the COOL Friends advisory group to develop and implement ideas for program enhancement
  • Ability to welcome and respect people of diverse ages and races with sensitivity to civic and cultural issues
  • Ability to handle client and donor information confidentially and discreetly
  • Work closely with MIFA advancement team to ensure funder compliance through active and engaged relationships and communication
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk (or means to transport oneself); sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 15 to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision.

Work environment: Position may also require ongoing or periodic exposure to high crime environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moderate to high levels of stress during peak periods, and atypical work hours are periodically required.

MIFA full-time benefits: MIFA employees may be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs on or before the 90-day trial period:  Medical and dental insurance plans, short-term disability, long-term disability, employee assistance program, paid time-off (PTO), employer sponsored life insurance, paid holidays, and MIFA’s matching 401k plan after a year of service.

Job title: Food Service Coordinator – Gaisman and Bartlett

Reports to client assessment supervisor; part-time (17.5 hours/week), starting rate $8.30/hour

Closing date: September 11, 2015

To apply, mail resume and cover letter to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN  38126 or email to hrcoordinator@mifa.org. No phone calls, please.

 

Position Summary

Facilitate and coordinate the service and delivery of the meals at congregate sites including set-up and clean-up of the facility.

Qualifications

  1. High school diploma or GED equivalent
  2. Six months of some combination of food service or customer service experience
  3. Ability to welcome and respect people of diverse ages, races, with sensitivity to civic and cultural issues
  4. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions
  5. Good people skills
  6. Ability to complete clerical duties on schedule with little or no supervision
  7. Ability to handle client and donor information confidentially and discreetly

Major Responsibilities & Related Tasks

Coordinate activities required to ensure the distribution and record of meals served at MIFA’s congregate meal sites

  • Responsible for proper serving of food to congregate meals participants
  • Responsible for food safe temperature guidelines in accordance with health department
  • Verifies that food received aligns with the approved menu
  • Maintain an accurate roster of clients served
  • Enroll new clients at site and forward information to client assessment supervisor for approval
  • Maintain accurate monthly and weekly site records
  • Notify the client assessment supervisor of any emergencies

Coordinate meal service and clean-up.

  • Train and monitor volunteers as needed, while serving meals to clients
  • Clean and sanitize work and storage area daily

Other Responsibilities

  • Attend staff training workshops
  • Participate in training sessions designed to improve job-related skills in food handling, volunteer recruitment, and record maintenance
  • Assist in outreach and nutrition education programs as needed
  • Other duties assigned to meet goals of the department

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk (or means to transport oneself); sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 15 to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision.

Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Position may also require ongoing or periodic exposure to high crime environments. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moderate to high levels of stress during peak periods, and atypical work hours are periodically required.

Job title: Transit Driver

Reports to Transit program manager; full-time (35 hours per week); starting rate $11.25 per hour

Closing date: September 11, 2015

To apply, mail resume and cover letter to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN  38126 or email to hrcoordinator@mifa.org. No phone calls, please.

Qualifications

  1. High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  2. Six months’ experience working in a transportation or social service environment.
  3. Possession of Tennessee commercial driver’s license with P endorsement (physical required by TDOT).
  4. Ability to welcome and respect people of diverse ages and races with sensitivity to civic and cultural issues.
  5. Ability to read a map book and schedule and to follow directions.
  6. Ability to operate wheelchair lift equipped vehicles and to assist clients who use wheelchairs.
  7. Ability to communicate effectively with staff and clients.
  8. Knowledge of Shelby County.
  9. Ability to keep accurate records such as mileage logs, timesheets, schedules, etc.
  10. Ability to lift 75 pounds.

Major Responsibilities & Related Tasks

Provide client transportation to and from various appointments. This may include doctor appointments, grocery shopping, and activities to otherwise support and maintain self-sufficiency.

  • Drive a vehicle that is consistent with qualifications of your driver’s license
  • Provide safe and reliable transportation for MIFA clients
  • Assist wheelchair or ambulatory clients
  • Manage the operation of vehicles that is wheelchair lift equipped
  • Provide door-to-door, courteous, and professional service to clients

Collect and report collections of daily transit donations and mileage.

  • Follow MIFA Transit donation procedure properly when handling donations
  • Keep accurate records of mileage logs and units of service
  • Report all maintenance needs to Transit manager immediately
  • Keep MIFA vehicle full of fuel so clients will be transported on time
  • Report all accidents and incidents to dispatcher immediately upon occurrence
  • Maintain safety and order on MIFA vehicle at all times
  • Fill out vehicle inspection report and mileage logs daily and report any problems to the fleet assistant or Transit director
  • Maintain a professional customer service attitude at all times

Other Responsibilities

Other duties assigned to meet goals of the department.

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk (or means to transport oneself); sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 15 to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision.

Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Position may also require ongoing or periodic exposure to high crime environments. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moderate to high levels of stress during peak periods, and atypical work hours are periodically required.

Job title: Family Services Client Assessment Specialist

Reports to Emergency Services program director; part-time (25 hours/week); non-exempt; $16.50-18.70/hour

Closing Date: July 10, 20115                                    

To apply, mail resume and cover letter to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN  38126 or email to hrcoordinator@mifa.org. No phone calls, please.

Position Summary

The family services client assessment specialist screens and assists households who are in crisis and applying for assistance. This position provides screening to outside agency clients, inputs data, faxes intakes, tracks expenditures, and serves as the program liaison to community partners.

Qualifications

  1. Associate degree or two years’ post high school education
  2. Two years’ office or customer service experience
  3. Two years of experience in a social service environment
  1. Proficiency at operating communication systems (computers, email, laptops, telephone, faxes, scanners, and presentation equipment), and Microsoft Word and Excel

Major Responsibilities & Related Tasks 

Promptly and accurately screen walk-in clients for financial assistance, assisting those eligible to prevent utility cut-offs or eviction using the current Emergency Services guidelines.

  • Provide direct service to program participants with a culture of excellence and professionalism in action at all times
  • Complete the intake application promptly and accurately to ensure that client services are effective, timely, and meet all grant compliance procedures
  • Scan all documents needed to complete intake in a timely manner
  • Verify that client is eligible for assistance by verifying the information provided, or by written and/or collateral contact with the third party as needed
  • Collaborate with outside sources on behalf of clients, such as MLGW, landlords, mortgage holders, and others agencies as needed

Screen clients from outside agencies (e.g. United Way), input data, fax intakes and track expenditures, and serve as the program liaison to specific community partners.

  • Screen clients and process outside agency intake for financial assistance
  • Submit intake to agency for payment
  • Track expenditures daily
  • Assist program director in maintaining required FEMA documents in client file in preparation for the annual FEMA audit

Input intakes into the CoactionNet system in a timely and accurate manner to prevent interruption of client utility services or to prevent eviction

  • Enter client data into the computer accurately each day to generate requests for assistance
  • Relay MIFA’s intent to pay via fax to MLGW or the landlord vendor

Other Responsibilities 

  • Input denied applications, screen for food pantry, and back up receptionist as needed. Serve as back-up for other family programs, such as screening for emergency shelter placement and Memphis Strong Families Initiative
  • Capable of operating various database systems
  • Ability to provide direct service to program participants
  • Experience coordinating and executing multiple tasks and projects
  • Experience coordinating operational systems in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to welcome all people with sensitivity
  • Ability to work well with clients and volunteers
  • Possess good people skills and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to complete duties on schedule with little or no supervision
  • Ability to handle client and donor information confidentially and discreetly

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

N/A

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk (or means to transport oneself); sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 15 to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision.

Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Position may also require ongoing or periodic exposure to high crime environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moderate to high levels of stress during peak periods, and atypical work hours are periodically required.

 

MIFA full-time benefits: MIFA employees may be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs on or before the 90-day trial period:  Medical and dental insurance plans, short-term disability, long-term disability, employee assistance program, paid time-off (PTO), employer sponsored life insurance, paid holidays, and MIFA’s matching 401k plan after a year of service.

MIFA employment guidelines

MIFA is an equal opportunity employer.

MIFA is a non-smoking facility.

Employment documents: (1) Application and/or resume; (2) I-9; (3) Form W-4; (4) Official transcripts verifying education if education is a requirement of the job.

Employment authorization and identification: Current federal law requires that documents be presented which verify both employment authorization and identification. One or more of the following documents must be presented before employment: Social Security card, state driver’s license/identification, U.S. birth certificate, U.S. passport, other U.S. government document.

Please note that it is the practice of MIFA not to allow the employment of relatives or of those living at the same address other than in the job classifications of special, temporary, or substitute.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information, contact:

James Seacat

(901) 529-4544; jseacat@mifa.org

Cadence Bank and MIFA Team Up for Free Finance Classes

Memphis, Tenn. (May 29, 2015) Cadence Bank and MIFA, the nonprofit social services organization, will present Cadence Community Connection @ MIFA, a series of 12 free monthly classes on personal finance.  Starting June 10 and running through May 11, 2016, the sessions, open to the public, will be held the second Wednesday of each month from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at MIFA’s Midtown headquarters at 910 Vance Ave.

Led by Cadence Bank representatives, the classes offer a range of informative topics including payday loans, holiday budgeting, savings and retirement, credit recovery, student loans, healthcare expenses, and more.

The schedule is as follows:

June 10 – Personal Finance

July 8 – Buddy Banking (introducing children to banking)

August 12 – Student Loans

September 9 – Personal Finance

October 14 – Payday Loans

November 11 – Holiday Budgeting

December 9 – Personal Finance & Income Taxes

January 13 – Crisis Budgeting

February 10 – Credit Recovery

March 9 – Personal Finance

April 13 – Savings & Retirement

May 11 – Health Care Expenses

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About Cadence

Cadence Bank proudly contributes to the economic vitality of the communities we serve through financial investments and volunteerism.

About MIFA

Founded in 1968, MIFA serves over 50,000 people annually as it works to unite the community through service. Its mission is to support the independence of vulnerable seniors and families in crisis through high-impact programs

Our vision: Uniting the community through service.

Our mission: Supporting the independence of vulnerable seniors and families in crisis through high-impact programs.