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Non-Profit Program Fiscal Coordinator

Location: Dodgeville Chapel Street
Department: Head Start
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Salary: $24.00 to $28.00 per hour depending on qualifications

Do you like to see smiles on the faces of little kids?
Here's a great opportunity to use your numbers skills, help kids and have a positive impact in the community.

The Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program is looking for a Fiscal Coordinator to play a key leadership role in our Head Start program. This is a full-time job based in our Dodgeville, Wisconsin, office. The starting pay rate for the Fiscal Coordinator is equivalent to $24.00 to $28.00 per hour depending on qualifications. SWCAP offers a generous benefits package, including health and dental insurance, retirement plan and ample paid time off.

The Head Start Fiscal Coordinator is responsible for budgeting, accounting and financial planning in SWCAP's Head Start program. The Fiscal Coordinator handles complex financial transactions, assuring that monies are handled according to Head Start and Early Head Start rules, Wisconsin Child Care Licensing requirements, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. The Head Start Fiscal Coordinator serves as the main financial manager for SWCAP's Head Start program.

To be eligible for the Fiscal Coordinator position, you need a minimum of an Associate's Degree in accounting, business management, financial management or a related field. Previous work experience in an accounting or financial management profession is strongly preferred.

To be eligible for the Fiscal Coordinator position, you need a minimum of an Associate's Degree in accounting, business management, financial management or a related field. Previous work experience in an accounting or financial management profession is strongly preferred.

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SWCAP is an equal opportunity employer

Recovery Pathways Program Assistant

Location: Dodgeville & Richland Center
Department: Health
Hours: part-time - up to 20 hours per week
Salary: $15.70 to $17.67 per hour depending on qualifications

Do you like working with people?
Do you enjoy the feeling of being helpful?
Do you like variety in your work?
Do you like organizing things?

You may be the right person for the Program Assistant position in the Recovery Pathways program of the Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program (SWCAP).

SWCAP's Recovery Pathways program coordinates access to a range of supportive services for people that are recovering from opioid addiction, and offers a supportive residential setting during the recovery process. The Program Assistant supports participants in the Recovery Pathways program, including their residence in the program's Opportunity Houses.

Some of the ways the Program Assistant supports program participants are:

This is a fast-paced job that touches all aspects of program operations. This is a great job for people that want to work in human services, like to be “hands-on” and enjoy seeing how all the different elements come together to achieve beneficial outcomes.

This is a part-time position of up to 20 hours per week. More hours per week depending on staff scheduling needs. The starting pay rate for the Recovery Pathways Program Assistant is $15.70 to $17.67 per hour depending on qualifications. The position is based in SWCAP's Dodgeville, Wisconsin, program office.

The position requires:

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SWCAP is an equal opportunity employer

Lift Transportation Program Driver

Location: based out of Dodgeville, Wisconsin, and may provide transportation service throughout southwestern and south-central Wisconsin
Department: Lift
Hours: Full-Time
Salary: $15.00 per hour

Description: The Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program (SWCAP) has an urgent need for a driver in our LIFT Transportation Program. Our LIFT Drivers transport southwestern Wisconsin residents to and from:

Our LIFT Drivers use agency-owned vehicles that are specially equipped for the type of transportation required, usually a modified mini-van. A commercial driver’s license is NOT needed. The position is based out of our LIFT program offices in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, and may provide transportation service throughout southwestern and south-central Wisconsin, and, at times, to and from locations outside the region.

SWCAP LIFT drivers are expected to:

The starting pay rate for LIFT Drivers is $15.00 per hour. This is a regular, full-time job. Work hours may vary to accommodate client destinations and appointment times. SWCAP offers a generous benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plan, and ample paid time-off.

If you like to drive, enjoy the responsibility of working independently, and get along well with a variety of people, this job may be for you.

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Deadline: Friday, June 25, 2021

SWCAP is an equal opportunity employer

Head Start Education Coordinator

Salary: $23.16 per hour to $26.06 per hour depending on qualifications

Description: The Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program (SWCAP) has an urgent need for an Education Coordinator in its Head Start program. The Education Coordinator is an influential mid-management role responsible for developing and implementing the education and child development services offered in Head Start at SWCAP. Think of the position as “teaching the teachers.”

Head Start education services:

The Education Coordinator develops curricula and teaching resources, primarily, for the children enrolled in SWCAP Head Start, and also for the families of those children. The Education Coordinator is expected to become thoroughly familiar with national Office of Head Start requirements and expectations. The Education Coordinator supervises a staff of Early Childhood Supervisors and Early Childhood Coaches. The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree, or higher, in early childhood education or a closely related field, and previous teaching experience in early childhood education. The position also requires:

The starting pay rate is $23.16 per hour to $26.06 per hour depending on qualifications. SWCAP offers a generous benefits package, including health insurance, available flexible spending accounts, 401(K) retirement plan and ample paid-time-off. Apply by Friday, June 4, 2021.

This is a key management position. If you have a background in early childhood development and want to feel the rewards of making a difference in the lives of children and their families, this may be the opportunity for you.

To apply, email cover letter, resume and completed SWCAP employment application to: employment@swcap.org.

Deadline: Friday, June 4, 2021

SWCAP is an equal opportunity employer

SWCAP Head Start Teacher Supervisor

Location: Richland County and northern Grant County service area
Salary: $17.88 per hour

Description: Help us support the development of young children in southwestern Wisconsin.

The Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program, Inc. (SWCAP) is looking for a Head Start Teacher Supervisor in our Richland County and northern Grant County service area.

The Head Start Teacher Supervisor coordinates and oversees the activities of the teaching staff at various locations throughout the service area.

Some of the important things the Supervisor does are:

All Head Start Supervisors model supportive, compassionate, but results-focused behavior. SWCAP Head Start supervisors typically support a staff of up to 8 Early Childhood Specialist and up to 6 classroom aides.

To be eligible for Head Start Supervisor position, you need a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, you need a Wisconsin Driver’s License, or you’re able to get one prior to an employment start date, with access to an insured vehicle, you’ll need regular access to a telephone, you’ll need a health exam at least every two years that includes a negative TB test result, and you’ll need to pass our Head Start background checks.

Starting pay is $17.88 per hour. Previous Head Start experience is a definite advantage.

Deadline: Friday, June 4, 2021

SWCAP is an equal opportunity employer

SWCAP Head Start Early Childhood Specialist – Grant County, Wisconsin

Location: Lancaster and Platteville areas of Grant County, Wisconsin
Salary: starting pay rate varies according to qualifications

Description: Do you enjoy working with kids? Here's a fun and rewarding job supporting the development of young children in southwestern Wisconsin.

The Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program, Inc. (SWCAP) is looking an Early Head Start Childhood Specialist to work in the Lancaster and Platteville areas of Grant County, Wisconsin.

An Early Head Start Childhood Specialist works with parents to foster the growth and development of their preschool-aged children. Early Head Start Childhood Specialists do this through home visits, classroom sessions, socialization groups, and other parent-child activities. In Wisconsin, Early Head Start Childhood Specialists are considered to be childcare professionals, and, therefore, need to comply with Wisconsin Daycare Licensing rules.

Early Head Start Childhood Specialists use developmentally appropriate guidance skills, and are welcoming, friendly and supportive.

Qualifications for the Early Head Start Childhood Specialist position are:

The starting pay rate varies according to qualifications. Well-qualified candidates are compensated at competitive, market-rate levels.

SWCAP is an equal opportunity employer

SWCAP Head Start Early Childhood Specialist – Iowa County, Wisconsin

Location: Dodgeville area of Iowa County
Salary: starting pay rate varies according to qualifications

Description: Do you enjoy working with kids? Here's a fun and rewarding job supporting the development of young children in southwestern Wisconsin.

The Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program, Inc. (SWCAP) is looking an Early Head Start Childhood Specialist to work in the Dodgeville area of Iowa County, Wisconsin.

An Early Head Start Childhood Specialist works with parents to foster the growth and development of their preschool-aged children. Early Head Start Childhood Specialists do this through home visits, classroom sessions, socialization groups, and other parent-child activities. In Wisconsin, Early Head Start Childhood Specialists are considered to be childcare professionals, and, therefore, need to comply with Wisconsin Daycare Licensing rules.

Early Head Start Childhood Specialists use developmentally appropriate guidance skills, and are welcoming, friendly and supportive.

Qualifications for the Early Head Start Childhood Specialist position are:

The starting pay rate varies according to qualifications. Well-qualified candidates are compensated at competitive, market-rate levels.

SWCAP is an equal opportunity employer

Administrative Assistant – Human Resources

Location: Dodgeville WI
Department: Human Resources
Hours: part-time - 24 hour-per week - full-day shifts on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
Salary: $15.70 to $16.20 per hour depending on qualifications

Description: Are you a people-person? Do you have strong organizational skills with a high attention to detail?

The Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program (SWCAP) is looking for an administrative assistant for its main office in downtown Dodgeville, Wisconsin. This is a part-time, 24 hour-per week position with a negotiable schedule. SWCAP's preferred schedule is full-day shifts on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Additional hours may be needed at times.

The job has three main parts:

  1. Staff the agency's reception desk
  2. Provide administrative support to the agency's Human Resources department – This is most of the job.
  3. Provide administrative support to the agency's Board of Directors

The starting pay rate for this administrative assistant position is $15.70 to $16.20 per hour depending on qualifications. Benefits are available, including health and dental insurance, retirement plan and ample paid time off.

SWCAP is a non-profit, anti-poverty agency. Those that visit or call the agency's main office include people of low-income and people that may be in a distressed, urgent situation. The Administrative Assistant is often the first point of contact, and a guide to appropriate sources of support.

SWCAP's main office is relatively small with an informal, flexible atmosphere. If you have previous administrative support experience, enjoy variety in your work, and can communicate well with a variety of people, and if you're looking for the flexibility of a part-time schedule, this may be the right job for you.

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SWCAP is an equal opportunity employer

Community Health Worker

Location: Dodgeville WI
Department: Community Connections
Salary: $18 to $22 per hour range depending on qualifications

Description: The Community Connections Free Clinic, in partnership with the Southwestern Wisconsin Community Action Program (SWCAP) and other southwestern Wisconsin partner agencies, is looking for a Community Health Worker. The main job is to promote health services among Spanish-speaking communities, primarily in Lafayette County, Wisconsin. This is a new position. The ideal candidate is fluent in both Spanish and English, and familiar with the health concerns of Spanish-speaking families. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.

This position is part of the Community Connections Free Clinic which is headquartered in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, but is expected to operate “in the field” as a subject matter expert that connects low-income and Spanish-speaking families in Lafayette County with healthcare, public health and social service systems. A focus area for the Community Health Worker is outreach to those that may be at-risk of heart disease and/or diabetes.

This is a job for a self-starter that's passionate about the well-being of Spanish-speaking families. This is a full-time position with a generous benefits package, including health insurance. The starting pay rate is between $18 and $22 per hour, depending on qualifications. Fluency in both Spanish and English is required.

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SWCAP is an equal opportunity employer

Fowler Clinic Dental Assistant

Department: Dental

Description: The Fowler Dental Clinic in Monroe, Wisconsin, is looking for a Dental Clinic Assistant.

The Fowler Dental Clinic is a private non-profit organization that provides dental care to those with limited to no access to oral health services in Green and Lafayette Counties in Wisconsin.

The Dental Clinic Assistant supports this purpose with dental assistant responsibilities as specified in Wisconsin Administrative Code Chapter DE 12. Recent graduates of dental assistant training programs are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit fowlerclinic.org.

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The Fowler Dental Clinic and SWCAP are Equal Opportunity Employers.

 

To apply for any available SWCAP position, please email cover letter, resume and completed application forms to:
employment@swcap.org. Or mail or deliver completed application materials to:
SWCAP 149 N Iowa St
Dodgeville WI 53533
The SWCAP application form is here: employment application form.

 

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