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Building Hope Truck Driver

Job Title

Building Hope Truck Driver

 

Hours

20-30 Hours per week

 

General Job Description

The driver is responsible for daily operations related to the pick up and delivery of items coming to and leaving Building Hope. Additionally the driver provides daily support to the Production Lead and Assistant Manager by helping with the shipping and receiving duties. Safe driving habits and safe material handling are a must.

 

Work Requirements

Good customer service skills

A clean driving record

Ability to lift over 50 lbs with assistance

Self-motivated

Knowledge of how to use shipping restraints and shipping related equipment

Knowledge of how to operate a GPS unit

Certified to operate a forklift at Building Hope

 

Core Responsibilities

Provide safe and timely pick up and delivery services for the store

Communicate with the donor or customer to keep the arranged schedule running smoothly throughout the business day

Follow given safety rules and well as traffic laws

Support for the Production Lead

Daily assist the Production Lead to keep the flow of merchandise flowing smoothly as it comes in from donors

Support for the Assistant Manager

Assist with shipping arrangements when delivery is needed

Backs up the front counter as needed with intake and cashier duties

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Bargain Center Cashier

We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Part Time Bargain Center Cashier.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Knowledge of how to perform all types of customers related transactions
  • Has the knowledge of how to use QuickBooks Point of Sale
  • Good communication skills and customer service skills
  • Has good phone etiquette
  • Has the ability to stand for up to 8 hrs.
  • Has the ability to remain calm and under control in difficult situations
  • Can follow the direction of Lead Cahier and Manager

Summary of Responsibility – Illustrative, not all inclusive:

  • Responsible for all operations and transactions at the front counter
  • Works directly with other cashiers and the Lead Cashier to keep the front counter operations moving smoothly and customer service at its best.
  • Responsible for making Retail floor looking presentable to customers and supplying the clothing area with the products

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Overnight Supervisor

We are currently seeking an Overnight Supervisor who maintains a safe home environment and provide hospitality to residents in their home.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Approval of insurance company for driving mission vehicles
  • Current driver’s license
  • Represent Hope Gospel Mission with a professional image
  • Strong interpersonal and critical thinking skills

Summary of Responsibility – Illustrative, not all inclusive:

  • Properly prepare new resident for schedule, arrange for introductions, hand-offs and provide an orientation.  Upon exit of a resident, successfully end visit and complete check out process.
  • Provide medications for residents in compliance with medication policy.
  • Ensure intentional, faith-based, healthy, healing community atmosphere is maintained and followed during shift, as well as ensuring mission policies and procedures are being followed.  Make necessary adjustments as needed to maintain this environment.
  • Keep home safe by maintaining a secure entry, conducting searches, breathalyzer assessments, and random searches.
  • Responsibility for any decisions, planning, and activities scheduling during shift.  Generally managing any issues that come up during shift. 
  • Backup for resident adviser position when needed.
  • Provide valuable feedback to the case management team from your perspective.  Document observations and offer feedback to appropriate staff as needed to facilitate constructive and forward moving case management.
  • Paperwork and data entry as necessary to support resident advisers, intake managers, and residential operations manager.
  • Various overnight chores that need to be completed daily, weekly, and monthly.
  • Rotating shift, 10:30 PM to approximately 8:30 AM

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Resident Adviser

We are currently seeking a Resident Adviser who maintains a safe home environment and provide hospitality to residents in their home.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Approval of insurance company for driving mission vehicles
  • Current driver’s license
  • Represent Hope Gospel Mission with a professional image
  • Strong interpersonal and critical thinking skills

Summary of Responsibility – Illustrative, not all inclusive:

  • Assist with intake processing for new residents at the direction of the Program Manager.  Complete intake process, paperwork and notifications if necessary. 
  • Properly prepare new resident for schedule, arrange for introductions, hand-offs and provide an orientation.  Upon exit of a resident, successfully end visit and complete check out process.
  • Provide medications for residents in compliance with medication policy.
  • Ensure intentional, faith-based, healthy, healing community atmosphere is maintained and followed during shift, as well as ensuring mission policies and procedures are being followed.  Make necessary adjustments as needed to maintain this environment.
  • Keep home safe by maintaining a secure entry, conducting searches, breathalyzer assessments, and random searches and administering drug screens.
  • Represent and advocate for residents as needed.
  • Responsibility for any decisions, planning, and activities scheduling during shift.  Provide permission for exceptions to check-in time, etc.   Generally managing any issues that come up during shift. 
  • Backup for overnight supervisor position when needed.
  • Communicate often with chaplain, staff, volunteers and others as necessary to assist resident in programmatic unity throughout the different facets of their program experience.
  • Provide valuable feedback to the case management team from your perspective.  Document observations and interactions and offer feedback to appropriate staff as needed to facilitate constructive and forward moving case management.
  • Rotating shift, 4:30 PM to approximately 10:30 PM and rotating weekend days.

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Retail Supervisor

General Description

The Retail Supervisor oversees operations of production at the Building Hope location. The key duty of the Retail Supervisor is to support all positions related to store production. This position monitors and assists every job function related to production and related activities of the store to ensure a steady flow of merchandise in and out of the building. The Retail Supervisor leads staff, residents, volunteers and others by example and guides and encourages them to excel in their departments.

Work requirements and Core responsibilities

Work Requirements-Retail Supervisor

  • Work as a team orientated leader to effectively process items through the production areas and ensure a steady flow of merchandise to the retail floor
  • Know how to work with co-workers to get the needed tasks done in a timely manner
  • Have excellent communication skills: be able to lead daily devotions, prayer, team meetings, etc.
  • Maintain a positive Christian attitude and good character
  • Have the ability to lift with assistance over 50 lbs
  • Be certified through HGM to operate a forklift
  • Have the knowledge of all types of product coming through the production areas
  • Be knowledgeable with pricing of all items within the store pricing guide and continually updating it as needed
  • Ability to drive

Core Responsibilities- Retail Supervisor

  • Manage the flow of merchandise in and out of production
    • Oversee all Production, Driver, Recycling Program, Intake and Shipping operations
    • Maintain clean, organized and safe production areas
  • Take an active role in the recruiting, onboarding, training and retention of staff and volunteers
  • Lead Staff, Work Program Trainees, SCET, CCEP, Community Service, Volunteers and Work Groups

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Assistant Manager Menomonie

General Description

The Assistant Manager oversees operations of production at the Bargain Center Menomonie. The key duty of the Assistant Store Manager is to support all positions related to store production. This position monitors and assists every job function related to production and related activities of the store to ensure a steady flow of merchandise in and out of the building. The Assistant Store Manager leads staff, residents, volunteers and others by example and guides and encourages them to excel in their departments.

Work requirements and Core responsibilities

Work Requirements-Assistant Store Manager

  • Work as a team orientated leader to effectively process items through the production areas and ensure a steady flow of merchandise to the retail floor
  • Know how to work with co-workers to get the needed tasks done in a timely manner
  • Have excellent communication skills: be able to lead daily devotions, prayer, team meetings, etc.
  • Maintain a positive Christian attitude and good character
  • Have the ability to lift with assistance over 50 lbs
  • Be certified through HGM to operate a forklift
  • Have the knowledge of all types of product coming through the production areas
  • Be knowledgeable with pricing of all items within the store pricing guide and continually updating it as needed
  • Ability to drive

Core Responsibilities- Assistant Store Manager

  • Manage the flow of merchandise in and out of production
    • Oversee all Production, Driver, Recycling Program, Intake and Shipping operations
    • Maintain clean, organized and safe production areas
  • Take an active role in the recruiting, onboarding, training and retention of staff and volunteers
  • Lead Staff, Work Program Trainees, SCET, CCEP, Community Service, Volunteers and Work Groups

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Get Involved with Hope Gospel Mission

Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer Opportunities


Mid-day Shuttle Driver, House of Hope

All resident transportation is done using Hope Gospel Mission vehicles.

  1. We have openings for an on-call driver for the Men's Shelter and an on-call driver for the Ruth House.
  2. We also need a Shuttle Driver to transport our residents to and from their jobs one day a week. This opportunity usually takes less than 40 minutes and is a great way to get to know the residents.

Requirements: Must be at least 25 years old and have a good driving record. Must be dependable. Experience driving large passenger vans preferred.

Recommended Minimum Commitment: One day a week, M-F.


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Cook, Ruth House

We supply the food and the menu or you can bring your own. When you're done, share in the meal with the residents. Clean-up is on us. Meals are served at 6:30PM once daily. We recommend starting between 4:30-5:00PM depending on your level of experience.

After you apply, you will get an orientation with the Volunteer Coordinator. You will then get to choose what day you'd like to cook using our cook's calendar at http://my.calendars.net/volunteer_at_hgm

Requirements: Must be dependable and be good at following directions. A decent amount of cooking experience preferred but not necessary.

Recommended Minimum Commitment: One night a month.


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Cook, House of Hope

Great for families or groups (Up to 6 people can cook at a time).

Come cook and share in a meal with our residents and see first-hand how you can make a difference in their lives!

We supply the food and the menu or you can bring your own. When you're done, share in the meal with the residents. Clean-up is on us. Meals are served at 6:30PM once daily. We recommend starting between 4:30-5:00PM depending on the number of people in your group and your level of experience.

After you apply, you will get an orientation with the Volunteer Coordinator. You will then get to choose what day you'd like to cook using our cook's calendar at http://my.calendars.net/volunteer_at_hgm

Requirements: Good at following directions.

Recommended Minimum Commitment: One night a month.


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Team Member, Bargain Center

This opportunity is great for individuals, families and groups of any size!

Serve behind the scenes at the Bargain Center and make a difference in the lives of the homeless and the environment. Through your help in this position, we can provide job training for our residents, recycle hundreds of tons of materials, and every year hand out over $40,000 in clothing and furniture to those in need. Duties include sorting, cleaning, recycling, researching, and merchandizing items for sale. This position is an incredibly important part of Hope Gospel Mission's efforts to help the poor and homeless rebuild their lives.

Requirements: Ability to work with little supervision, experience in retail preferred but not required.

Recommended Minimum Commitment: 2-8 hours a week.


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Administrative Assistant, Stewardship

Get involved behind the scenes and be an integral part of our team by becoming an Assistant in our Stewardship Office! Duties include donor data-entry and assisting the stewardship team in special projects.  This position has the potential to grow into more responsibilities and projects depending on your availability and desire.

Requirements: Working knowledge of computers, proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel & Word, experience with computer databases, good interpersonal skills, high attention to detail (very important).

Recommended Minimum Commitment: 5-20 hours a week.


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Team Member, Building Hope

Do you have a background in construction, plumbing, electrical, small motors, or recycling? We are currently seeking skilled help in these areas as we continue to improve our services. This position has a lot of room for growth and new ideas. 

Requirements: Experience in any area mentioned above.

Commitment: We can work with whatever schedule you have.


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Food Service Assistant, House of Hope

Help feed the hungry and homeless by becoming our Foodservice Assistant. You will be assisting our Foodservice Manager with her food pick-up tasks on Monday mornings from around 9am to 12:30pm (or other days as necessary). Duties include loading and unloading boxes, sorting food, organizing food and arranging it in the Hope Gospel Mission pantry.

Requirements: Valid driver's license, ability to do lots of heavy lifting, work with little supervision, at least 25 years old.

Commitment: Every other Monday from 9am to around 12:30pm.


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Greeter, Bargain Center

We are looking for an outgoing person with a heart for the homeless and a love for people. 

Our Bargain Center Greeters welcome and direct customers at the Bargain Center. Through training, they are familiar with the services that Hope Gospel Mission provides to those in need, as well as the departments at the Bargain Center, and are able to share that information with those who inquire. Duties also include organizing carts and, when in season, organizing the tent.

Requirements: Outgoing personality, good communication skills, good stamina (you'll be standing and walking for extended periods of time).

Minimum Recommended Commitment: 4 hours a week during Bargain Center business hours (9am to 8pm M, T, Th, F and 9am to 6pm W and Sat.).


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Tutor, Education Center

We need someone with a passion for grammar to tutor some of our students at the Solomon Learning Center. More details soon.

If interested, fill out a volunteer application and our volunter coordinator will get in touch with you.


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I'd like to help, but I don't know exactly how yet, G&A

Have a great volunteer idea but don't see it here? Or do you need to talk with us to figure out how you can best get involved? No problem! Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@hopegospelmission.org. He will work with you to determine how you can make a difference (and have fun doing it).


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House Assistant, House of Hope

Resident Manager Assistant

Hope Gospel Mission is seeking male and female individuals to assist our Resident Managers at the Men’s Shelter and Ruth House. Volunteers will get the opportunity to serve those in need by assisting with administrative work, relationship building and most importantly to be a part in making a difference in our community! Volunteers are needed in the evenings after 5:00 PM. You will be assisting our Resident Advisor with tasks such as,

-Fellowship with residents

-Answering telephone calls

-Help check in residents

-Opening mail

-Data entry

-Assisting residents while Resident Advisor attends to new residents

-Making calls to volunteer shuttle drivers

-Updating schedules


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House Assistant, Ruth House

Resident Manager Assistant

Hope Gospel Mission is seeking male and female individuals to assist our Resident Managers at the Men’s Shelter and Ruth House. Volunteers will get the opportunity to serve those in need by assisting with administrative work, relationship building and most importantly to be a part in making a difference in our community! Volunteers are needed in the evenings after 5:00 PM. You will be assisting our Resident Managers with tasks such as,

-Fellowship with residents

-Answering telephone calls

-Help check in residents

-Opening mail

-Data entry

-Assisting residents while Resident Manager attends to new residents

-Making calls to volunteer shuttle drivers

-Updateing schedules


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Thanksgiving Dinner Volunteer, Stewardship


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Hope Bargain Center Volunteer, Menomonie

Hope Bargain Center - Menomonie

Current Volunteer Projects

 

 


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Internship

Internship Openings Internship Openings

Hope Gospel Mission internships are unpaid and are designed for students enrolled in college or students who have recently graduated from a post-secondary school.

For any questions, contact us at questions@hopegospelmission.org


Stewardship Intern

 

Position Purpose & Description

As an Intern with Hope Gospel Mission, you will be involved in the exciting and challenging work of rescuing, rebuilding and renewing lives. You will learn about homelessness and poverty and learn how rescue missions like Hope Gospel Mission offer a unique and successful model for addressing these deep and difficult issues.

 

Qualifications

  • Understanding Hope Gospel Mission’s Vision, Purpose and Beliefs (available here), that Hope Gospel Mission has a behavior-model stance towards addictions, and that Hope Gospel Mission is an Evangelical Christian non-profit organization (see “Our Beliefs”).
  • Student currently enrolled in or having just graduated from a post-secondary school.
  • Excellent communication skills, good reading and writing skills (writing example will be required upon application), high computer proficiency, good at listening, well organized;
  • Experience with databases preferred, though not required;
  • Able to commit 10 or so hours a week (can be negotiated).

 

Responsibilities

  1. Assist with event planning and preparation.
  2. Assist with video, social media, and photography projects.
  3. Research and update information in our various databases.
  4. Manage calls and requests from people in need and refer them to appropriate HGM staff or other agencies.
  5. Process donations using Blackbaud’s eTapestry online software (Training provided).
  6. Shadow program staff at the Men’s Home/Ruth House and Solomon Learning Center with the goal of learning about rescue mission processes.
  7. Research and write articles for website, including photos.
  8. Attend in-house and community events where HGM participates.
  9. Flyer and poster deliveries for HGM events.
  10. Research the need for a potential family home and programming through phone surveys of families who contact us for help.
  11. Other team office duties as needed.

 

Benefits

  • Gain real-world experience in a Christian non-profit organization.
  • Learn about efficient processes at a non-profit (database organization, data entry etc, event planning, etc.).
  • Learn to use online software such as Blackbaud’s eTapestry, Constant Contact, and Facebook for business pages.
  • Opportunity to take on and develop meaningful projects.
  • 20% discount at the Bargain Center and Building Hope.

 

Notes

  • Approximately 30 hours of training provided for all areas of responsibility.
  • The position can be tailored to better fit the major of the applicant (i.e. a marketing major will receive greater responsibilities in marketing areas, while a social work major will receive greater responsibilities in program areas).
  • While this position is open to any person with the appropriate requirements, we recommend the following majors for the position:
    • Women’s Studies;
    • Marketing & Communications;
    • Business Administration;
    • Social Work;
    • Sociology;
    • Psychology.

 

"This internship was THE experience that opened the door for my career in nonprofit development. The skills I learned and the projects I managed were just what employers were loooking for when it was time for me to interview. I loved knowing every day that my work was helping hurting people find hope and the Stewardship staff took me right in and coached me every step of the way." Josh R., Intern, Summer 2013

“I improved my use of technology with programs such as eTapestry. I have learned all about the different resources for homeless people and families in Eau Claire, which is extremely helpful. Finally, I have learned how to communicate with those seeking help in an effective and professional manner.” Tyler B., Intern, Spring 2013

“I learned a ton and really enjoyed being here and helping out in any way I could.  Thank you so much for the opportunity and experience, I will treasure it forever.” Erin A., Fall 2012

 

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT TWO WRITING SAMPLES AND A COVER LETTER WITH YOUR APPLICATION.


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Resident Advisor Assistant Internship

Position Purpose & Description

As an Intern with Hope Gospel Mission, you will be involved in the exciting and challenging work of rescuing, rebuilding and renewing lives. You will learn about homelessness and poverty and learn how rescue missions like Hope Gospel Mission offer a unique and successful model for addressing these deep and difficult issues.

 

Personal Requirements

  • Understanding Hope Gospel Mission’s Vision, Purpose and Beliefs, that Hope Gospel Mission has a behavior-model stance towards addictions, and that Hope Gospel Mission is an Evangelical Christian non-profit organization (see Our Beliefs).
  • Student currently enrolled in or having just graduated from a post-secondary school.

 

Internship Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills, high computer proficiency, good at listening, well organized
  • Experience with databases preferred, though not required;
  • Able to commit 10 or so hours a week (can be negotiated).

 

Responsibilities

Many of the responsibilities of this position are performed alongside a Resident Manager, therefore requiring close communication between the Intern and the Resident Managers.

  • Field calls and emails.
  • Answer questions for potential residents.
  • Assist with paperwork duties of Resident Managers.
  • Help residents with daily tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and other duties.
  • Help prepare evening meals if no volunteers are available.
  • Fellowship with residents.
  • Sit in on new resident interviews.
  • Assist resident manager with tasks as needed.
  • Sit in on classes for residents if appropriate.
  • Be flexible and willing to serve others.
  • Observe Resident-Resident Manager Interactions.
  • Observe Potential Resident Interviews.
  • Other projects as assigned.

 

Benefits

  • Gain real-world experience in a Christian non-profit organization.
  • Learn about efficient processes at a non-profit (database organization, data entry etc, etc.).
  • Learn about how a rescue mission operates.
  • Opportunity to assist in a fast paced non-profit environment while helping the community.
  • 20% discount at the Bargain Center and Building Hope.
  • This internship is useful for those with majors in social work, sociology, psychology, or those interested in pursuing a career in the non-profit sector.

 

Notes

  • Training will be provided for all areas of responsibility.
  • While this position is open to any person with the appropriate requirements, we recommend the following majors for the position:
    • Women’s Studies;
    • Social Work;
    • Sociology;
    • Psychology

 

How to Apply

As this is an unpaid internship, please apply using the volunteer application here. When done, please email your resume and cover letter to kyle@hopegospelmission.org.


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Technology Support Internship

  • Time commitment of 10-20 hours per week needed, depending on availability.
  • Unpaid internship.
  • Great experience with a medium-sized non-profit.
  • 20% discount on all store products.
  • Opportunity to become paid staff at completion of internship.
  • This internship is open to current students and recent graduates.

Hardware Support for 60 + Computers at five locations

Troubleshoot hardware failures including:          

  • Memory
  • Hard drives
  • Power supplies Mother boards
  • Video/Network cards

Replace failed parts and reinstalling drivers

  • Clean computer hardware
  • Maintain Printers / Change toners and ink cartridges.
  • Support Cash Registers, Barcode Scanners and Thermal Printers

Software Support

Provide support for:

  • Windows operating systems
  • QuickBooks
  • QuickBooks Point of Sale
  • MS Office suite
  • Blackbaud's eTapestry donor tracking software
  • Other software and systems

Troubleshoot and upgrade software

  • Perform regular virus removal
  • Load and set up operating systems.

Network Support

Troubleshoot Network issues including routers and network cable.  Replace and run network cabling.

Donation Processing

Sort, test and price computer hardware that is donated including CPU’s, Monitors, and other hardware.


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