Saturday, April 18, 2015

Program Manager - Summer Camp - Brown County, Indiana

Greetings from Camp!

Now Hiring: Program Manager - Full Time!!!

The Program Manager (PM) is responsible for the program facilitation for groups in the following: outdoor education, leadership/team building, guest/rental groups, CYO family programs and retreats. In addition, the PM trains and supervises/supports 8 program staff and creates/facilitates schedules. The PM also facilitates the summer Adventure Camp & High Ropes programs and oversees our Catholic Faith Programming which includes Mass planning & retreats. 


Requirements: Be at least twenty-one years of age and be a college graduate. Have relevant experience teaching/leading children and adults. Have camp/outdoor recreation experience. Have management experience. Be connected to the Catholic faith and have experience leading retreats or other faith related programming. Applicants must reside in Brown Count/be willing to relocate. Start date is flexible.  

Camp Rancho Framasa is located in the rolling hills of Brown County, IN and is an entity of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and the Catholic Youth Organization. Our core values are Humility, Stewards of the Earth, Participant Centered, Catholic, Staff Development & Inclusive.  


Please send inquiries or resumes to: Angi Sullivan at Visit for more information about Camp Rancho Framasa.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Warehouse Office Manager - Chase Plastics - South Bend

Chase Plastics, founded in 1992, is a full-service engineering and commodity thermoplastic resin distributor, serving plastics processors with small-to medium-sized applications.
We start with an extensive inventory of quality, brand-name products, at competitive prices, with dependable delivery.  But the heart of the Chase advantage is service — Our service has become the benchmark for our customers' expectations.  Chase Plastics has built its business on the ability to respond quickly with all of the flexibility and agility that its customers require.


  1. Predictable and dependable attendance is required.
  2. Adhere to all company policies and safety procedures
  3. Adhere to OSHA requirements and Company safety guidelines, reporting all injuries or safety risks to Warehouse Manager immediately.
  4. Responsible for continuous improvement as it relates to the warehouse office personnel training matrix and cross training. Drive Lean and other Productivity Improvements in the operation.
  5. Knowledge in both Shipping and Receiving and provide back-up when PTO occurs
  6. Review and approve bi-weekly timesheets for warehouse office personnel.  Manage PTO among the team to ensure adequate staffing at all times to meet order volume and customer satisfaction goals.
  7. Assist in the preparation of monthly financial and tracking data for the warehouse.  Analyze for trends and methods to improve in all facets of the South Bend warehouse operations.
  8. Ensure the office staff is in accordance to all ISO procedures and assist in the internal ISO audit as well as the external audit each year. Review and manage changes to Work Instructions, Training Guides and other documents in accordance with the latest ISO standard.
  9. Able to work independently with little supervision.
  10. Manage office equipment and technology to ensure it is working properly. This will include all computers, label printers, copiers and other technology. Work with IT department for additional support when needed.
  11. Purchasing of office and janitorial supplies (for example pens, paper, forms, etc.)  Maintain an accurate list of all office and janitorial suppliers and their lead-times.  Update on a regular basis and provide monthly reporting
  12. Purchase Warehouse Packaging supplies and inventory levels such as boxes, pallets and other items required to effectively ship material to our customers.
  13. Oversee all vendor contracts & services.  Identify areas where we have potential cost-savings opportunities.  Ensure we are reviewing and updating on a yearly basis. 
    1. Work directly with contractors to schedule work, oversee quality and timely completion of work performed by (but not limited to) the following contractors:
    2. i.    Landscape/grounds maintenance including fertilization, snow plowing, grass cutting, irrigation and other exterior maintenance (annual contracts where appropriate)
      ii.    Cleaning crew, carpet cleaning, window cleaning, trash removal and other regular maintenance as deemed appropriate (annual contracts where appropriate)
      iii.    Facility operations such as HVAC maintenance and repairs, roof maintenance, plumbing, electrical, fire suppression system and security systems as required.
      iv.    Coordinate General maintenance of facility such as Painting,   caulking, locksmiths, carpenters, furniture, signage, pest control and other activities as deemed necessary.
    1. Request (3) competitive bids for any new work (repairs) or contracts
    2. Complete walk-arounds with contractors bidding work.  Be available to get contractors in quickly and do walk-arounds for emergency work (broken pipes, roof leaks, etc.).
    3. Ensure that all existing and new contractors have signed Safety Agreements
    4. Schedule work as needed. 
    5. Maintain approved vendor list that is available for team when necessary
    6. Develop process for tracking and performing preventive maintenance
  1. Reporting
    1. Regularly report and/or communicate on what work has been done, what is scheduled to be done and what is outstanding.
    2. Alert Warehouse Manager to any issues with contractors.
    3. Maintain contractor files (bids, estimates, contracts, copies of invoices, etc.)
    4. Maintain current and active liability insurance and bonding.  Provide proof of insurance annually.
  2. Complete other tasks assigned by Warehouse Manager
To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently to meet the needs of the business.  The following requirements are representative of minimum levels of the knowledge, training, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
·   A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, or other business related field and 1-3 years of applicable work experience. 
·  High level of technical ability including use of reporting and business management software
· Ability to communicate effectively to both an office environment and warehouse environment
· Have a strong understanding of standard business processes and process audit skills are a plus.
·  Understanding of computer and/or network security systems, applications, procedures and techniques.
·  Strong problem solving and business process improvement skills.
·  Skill in organizing resources, multi-tasking and establishing priorities. 
·  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
·  Ability to learn and support new systems and applications.
·  Mastery Level of proficiency in all Microsoft Applications
· Some overnight travel may be required to provide support at our warehouse facility and or attend continuing educational opportunities  
Physical Requirements

Individuals may need to sit or stand for long periods of time. Occasional walking, bending and reaching are required throughout the day.  Lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds above shoulder height or below waist level as needed. Finger and wrist dexterity with repetitive motion also required. For the most part, working conditions will be in ambient room temperatures, and lighting and traditional office equipment provided as found in a typical office environment.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.

For more information, please visit our website at: .  Chase Plastic Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Staff Positions - Excel Center - South Bend

The Excel Center – South Bend is a high-quality free public school for older youth and adults looking for a tuition-free school that provides a high school diploma. It provides a structured learning environment that meets the unique needs of adults who are working to obtain their high school diploma. ​

The Excel Center in South Bend, IN is looking to fill multiple positions of Instructor, Office Manager, Special Education Director and Resource Room Instructor.
This position will facilitate learning for students attending The Excel Center, meeting students "where they are". He/she employs a student-centered approach effectively tailoring the service delivery strategies to the individual students’ needs approaching education with creativity and innovation. Strategies include one-on-one instruction, case stories, seminars, self-paced lessons, and computer-based tutorials. Utilizes appropriate training methods, motivational techniques and related work adjustment tools. The position will work with the instructional team in meeting the educational objectives and adhering to the Indiana State Standards. Additionally, the approach will support the school’s motto: "Relationships, Relevance, and Rigor".

The school is beginning operations this summer and has multiple positions available. Please consider making your alumni aware of these openings by posting the attached announcements. If you need more information, please let me know. 
Compensation & Benefits Package - The base pay will be discussed when interviewed.  Benefits include:
  • Continuing Education
  • Personal Time Off (PTO)
  • Comprehensive Health Plan
  • Life, Dental & Vision Coverage
  • Retirement with a Match

Qualified applicants shall submit cover letter and resume online to:
*Goodwill LEADS, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Customer Service Representative - Liberty Mutual - $32,900 - $40,200 Base

Advance your Customer Service career at Liberty Mutual Insurance - A Fortune 100 Company!
For the second consecutive year Liberty Mutual Insurance was certified by J.D. Power and Associates for "An Outstanding Customer Service Experience". During the J.D. Power and Associates survey customers gave Liberty Mutual Insurance high scores for representatives' courtesy, knowledge, concern, useful information, and overall service.
As a Liberty Mutual Insurance Customer Service Representative, you will be a key point of contact for our customers, answer questions, addressing concerns, and supporting Liberty Mutual Insurance's mission of "helping people live safer, more secure lives. Our success depends on delighting our customers, and each day our customer service professionals live up to that responsibility.
The unlicensed professional training start date is June 15, 2015.
The licensed professional training start date is June 29, 2015.
The paid training schedule is Monday to Friday from 10:00am-6:00pm.
Schedule after training will be 4 days during the week from 2:00pm to 10:00pm and one weekend day, either Saturday from 12:00pm to 8:00pm or Sunday from 11:00am to 5:00pm.
As a Customer Service Representative, you will perform a full range of customer service activities such as obtaining information from policy holder callers, responding to inquiries or problems and explaining processing procedures.
  • Provide exceptional customer service by responding to all inbound customer calls and written correspondences.
  • Build rapport with each customer. Actively listen to customers’ requests and inquires.
  • Retain policyholders who inquire about canceling through open listening, negotiation and policy review.
  • Proactively identify and communicate policy transactions and impact to customer billing.
  • Evaluate and make decisions regarding exceptions to payment plan and fees.
  • Make alternate payment arrangements.
  • Manage and utilize time effectively to ensure department meets requires service levels for improved customer satisfaction results.
  • Associates degree in business related field or equivalent training or a minimum of 6 months related work experience.
  • Prior customer service experience is preferred.
  • Appropriate licenses upon hiring/training, along with passing a Proficiency Assessment required.
  • Knowledge of insurance products, plan and programs in a customer service environment a plus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Ability to review, record and organize data from a variety of sources with no prescribed format is essential.
Required steps:
You are required to complete an assessment as part of the application process for this position. Once you review your candidate profile and click submit, a link to an assessment will be provided. After clicking the link, you will also receive a direct link by e-mail that will allow you to take the assessment later if you choose. Depending on the job, the assessment may take between 30 and 60 minutes and it must be completed to be considered for the position.
We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason we offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:
  • 401K and Company paid pension plan
  • Medical coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Paid time-off
  • Pay-for-Performance
  • Discounts on automobile and homeowner's insurance
  • Discount fitness memberships
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision care coverage
  • Work/Life resources
  • Credit Union membership
  • Employee and Dependent life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Accidental death & dismemberment insurance
We believe strongly that commercial success can be achieved in a manner consistent with principles and ideals that bind us together as one company, that set us apart from our competitors, and that in the end will allow us to say we have succeeded commercially by doing the right thing the right way
We believe that the Company's success is inextricably linked to our employees' satisfaction and success: satisfaction that they work for an industry leader committed to improving safety, satisfaction that they work for a company that does the right thing, and satisfaction that the company will reward them for their contributions and provide opportunities for personal growth and success.
We believe our employees take pride in knowing that they help people live safer more secure lives every day.
Responsibility. What's your policy?
Job: Customer Service
Primary Location: US-IN-Mishawaka
Schedule:  Full Time
Salary (Pay Basis):  32,900 - 40,200
TARGET JOB GRADE* 07  -  Shift: (after training) 4 days during the week from 2:00pm to 10:00pm and one weekend day, either Saturday from 12:00pm to 8:00pm or Sunday from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)
Travel: No
Recruiter: - Leah M Bumbalough
Please apply at: 

Director for Marriage & Family Life - Fargo, ND

FT Director for Marriage and Family Life

·         Application Deadline: 04/30/2015

Diocese of Fargo is currently accepting applications for a full-time Director for Marriage and Family Life. This role will have the responsibility of coordinating staff, programs and activities, facilitating communication and providing leadership to parishes within the diocese in the area of marriage and family life. The successful candidate will be a faithful and practicing Catholic, possess a graduate theological degree, with 3-5 years experience in pastoral ministry. Other qualifications include: the ability to work effectively in hierarchical and collegial settings, the ability to articulate vision and strategy, strong communication and interpersonal skills, proven leadership, and integrity. Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Broadcast Advertising Representative - Mid-West Family Broadcasting

Position: Broadcast Advertising Representative
Company: Mid-West Family Broadcasting
Station(s): WCSY-AM, WCSY-FM, WCXT-FM, WIRX-FM, WSJM-AM, WSJM-FM, WYTZ-FM Job Type: fulltime
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Job Description: 

             Create and sell broadcast campaigns on market leading stations + digital platforms
             Positive team environment, promotions from within
             No commission – instead, salary + bonus, benefits, 401K.  
             Flexible schedule - plan your own work day
             Training provided, commitment to initial & on-going improvement
             Have a genuine impact in improving client businesses

 Benefits:   We offer salary, & bonus compensation. Full benefits package is available with Health, Dental, 401K and Flexible spending.

 If you are excited about the opportunities available in the Mid-West Family Broadcasting, please send your resume today.

Experience Required:  Sales & Marketing – Broadcast Advertising
Experience:  Outside sales experience helpful, but will train the right person

Locations:  Openings in St. Joseph/Benton Harbor, and also in South Haven

Date Available: 4/1/15

Contact Info:

General Sales Manager

Instructions: Please site (in your e-mail or cover letter) the location that you saw this job posting. 


 Mail: 580 E. Napier Avenue
  Benton Harbor, MI  49022

EEO Statement
This company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the creation of a workplace free from discrimination and harassment.  We recruit, hire, train, promote, compensate, and provide benefits and privileges to individuals in all job titles without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.  Our company is committed to a fair and equitable workplace where everyone is a respected and valued member of the team. In this regard, if you know of individuals who might be interested in and qualified for this position, we encourage you to refer them to us. 

This job notice expires: 9/2/15

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Non-Profit Fundraising & Public Relations - Family & Children's Center

Family & Children's Center IN SOUTH BEND, INDIANA is Seeking:

Marketing Manager for High-Volume Non-Profit Fundraising and Public Relations Department

Job Objective / Summary:

 The Marketing Manager provides leadership, management, and strategy recommendations in the areas of special events, public relations, marketing, graphic design, web and social media, and communications for the Family & Children’s Center, Inc. and its affiliates (Boys and Girls Club of St. Joseph County, Healthy Families, and Brain Train).  This position reports to the Associate Director of Development and is an essential member of the Resource Development team.

 Essential Elements of Performance:

1.      Works within the Resource Development Department to develop and implement the organization’s marketing and communication’s plan for all affiliate programs. Strategies must work to promote and enhance the image of all affiliates while managing the ongoing reputation of the organization.

2.      Develops and creates effective communication materials and manages the information flow to donors, foundations, media outlets, and the community at-large.

3.      Oversees the maintenance, management, and planning of web content and social media marketing for Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Joseph County, Healthy Families, and Brain Train. 

4.      Serves as primary copywriter for Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Joseph County, Healthy Families, and Brain Train. Designs layout and writes content for affiliate newsletters, fundraising appeals, e-blasts, press releases, and social media marketing.

5.      Responsible for conceptualization and design of direct mail campaigns as well as all other fundraising print materials such as brochures, catalogs, posters, invitations and advertisements. Materials created will support all departments within the organization and must conform to affiliate’s look and identity. Other responsibilities include creating program materials, branding of special events and graphics for the Web, as well as preparing files for high volume print production.

6.      Supports the Department of Development in the marketing of frequent special event activities for all affiliates.

7.      Serves as agency representative at organization and community events such as done in a day projects, career and internship fairs, conferences, etc. Coordinates volunteer groups and acts as the liaison between the affiliates and community engagement.

8.      Collaborates with Family & Children’s Center Resource Development team in aligning event, campaign, and marketing activities with Family & Children’s Center affiliates.

Additional Job Duties:

·         Provide general administrative support to the Resource Development Department and participate in all assisting with fundraising activities including donor and public relations, direct mail appeals, and special events.

·         Any additional duties assigned by the Associate Director of Development.

 Job Requirements:


·         Bachelor’s degree in marketing, graphic design, communications, or related field is required. Ongoing education to keep up to date on all relevant computer programs and trends.
·         Highly significant evidence of field expertise may be accepted in the absence of the education requirement.


·         2-5 years relevant experience preferred, with documented accomplishments in a full range of marketing, graphic design, communications, professional writing, and special event functions. Candidates of all experience levels will be reviewed.

Technical skills:

·         Candidate must have outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal. Mastery in working with Adobe CS5 Suite (In Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat) – font management, photo archiving systems, website maintenance, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint) preferred.
·         Strong knowledge of print production and pre-press.
·         Knowledge of general fundraising practices and fundraising software (i.e. Raiser’s Edge).
·         Demonstrated ability to work efficiently and autonomously. 
·         Candidate should be a team player and possess a strong motivation for helping children and working in a mission-driven organization.
·         Solid leadership qualities and the ability to effectively represent the organization in a variety of settings and with diverse communities is essential.

 Work environment:

·         Fast-paced office work environment. 
·         Frequent local travel is required to various community functions, sites and events.
·         Will be required to assist in transporting and setting up information displays and preparations for presentations, meetings, and special events.
·         Scheduled evening and weekend work related to special events and cornerstone campaigns will be required.

 Other Requirements:

1.      Physical examination
2.      Valid Driver’s License
3.      Automobile or other transportation
4.      Automobile insurance
5.      Drug Screen
6.      Criminal Background Check

 General Requirements:

1.      Demonstrate high degree of energy, creativity, and ability to think innovatively and act independently.
2.      Maintain effective working relationships with team, agency staff, volunteers, and community representatives.
3.      Present positive image for organization in appearance and presentation skills.

4.      Maintain customer responsiveness.
5.      Abide by strict code of confidentiality according to legal and professional standards.
6.      Implement agency goals and policies.
7.      Must be able to demonstrate ability to work with people from diverse racial/cultural backgrounds.

Salary:  Salary is commensurate with experience with a full benefits package.

To Apply:

·         Please send cover letter and resume to Victoria Geschke at

·         Submission of electronic portfolio optional but desirable.