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26 August 2010 ~ Comments Off

CARITAS Volunteer Development Coordinator position available

Hours:                
      40 hours per week including some evenings and

weekends

 

 

 

Salary:                
      Based on experience and qualifications

 

 

 

Benefits:              
    Competitive

 

 

 

            

 

Responsibilities:    To provide leadership in engaging
Richmond-area volunteers to become active participants in fulfilling the
mission of CARITAS in offering emergency shelter, collecting and redistributing
home furnishings, and creating employment opportunities for the impoverished in
our community.

 

 

 

Qualifications:         College degree,
advanced training, and significant experience working with volunteers in a
nonprofit environment.  An interest and desire for working with the
underprivileged is necessary.  An understanding of the underlying causes
of homelessness is preferred.  This position will interface with a large
cross-section of the faith community and various levels of paid staff.
 Well developed written and verbal communications skills are essential,
including some experience and comfort with public speaking.  Preference
will be given for an individual with enthusiasm for using technology to collect
and share information.  Virginia driver’s license, good driving record and
reliable transportation are necessary.

 

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Primary Duties:

 

 

·         Identify
and recruit volunteers by developing and maintaining community contacts,
including relationships the local faith community, local colleges and
universities, retired citizens, employers, HandsOn Greater Richmond, and other
resources.

·        Screen
potential volunteers matching their skills with available volunteer
opportunities.

·        Develop
and process application forms, position descriptions, background check forms
and training materials.

·        Maintain
continuous communication with the different program areas regarding volunteer
requirements and needs.

·        Provide
Strategic direction for including volunteers at all levels of the
organization. 

·        Administer
an annual assessment of volunteer projects that can be planned for corporate,
youth, and family groups.  

·        Assist
and encourage volunteers to move from interest to involvement, engagement and
investment in CARITAS. 

·        Train
volunteers regarding community-wide homeless service delivery and more
specifically, the CARITAS shelter, furniture bank, and employment operations
and best practices.

·        Act
as the liaison between volunteers and administrative and operations staff.

·        Schedule
and coordinate volunteer-intensive events including regularly scheduled
training sessions, City-Wide Furniture Drive and annual Volunteer Dinner. 

·        Maintain
a volunteer schedule and contact and e-mail database.

·        Provide
direction for AmeriCorps Volunteer Specialist. 

·        Create
an environment conducive to a positive volunteer experience by maintaining
regular contact and providing on-going training and support as needed. 

 

 

Please complete a resume/cover letter by Sept 1 and send
to mailto:shelter@caritasva.org

  No phone calls please.

 

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23 August 2010 ~ Comments Off

VCU seeking Student Athletic Equipment Manager; Stipend of $750 per semester.

Duties:
•     Assist with all phases of the equipment room, including: team issue, practice and game laundry
•     Inventory all apparel
•     Work close with all coaches and administration,
•     Must be able to utilize a web based inventory control system
•     Other duties as assigned by the head equipment manager.
•     Attend some practices
•     Attend some games

Requirements
•     Must be able to work some nights, weekends, and holidays.
•     Must be able to work some early mornings and late nights.
•     Must have and maintain a 2.25 GPA
•     Must have a strong desire to work in the fast paced environment of sports
•     Must have knowledge of all VCU varsity sports.
•     Equipment and or team experience preferred but not required

Apply: 
Daniel Waguespack
| Head Equipment Manager

dtwaguespack@vcu.edu

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20 August 2010 ~ Comments Off

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF RICHMOND-CENTRAL

2626 W. Broad Street

(on GRTC bus line)

www.c-mor.org

 

CMoR Job Fair

 

When:Saturday,
August 21st from 11am-2pm
Where: CMoR Central, 2626 W. Broad St. 23220
What: CMoR is looking for qualified folks to join the team as
Educators, Guest Service Associates, Birthday Buddies, and More!
Interviews will take place on site, so come prepared with the information and required forms
below!

http://www.c-mor.org/job-fair

Part-time, hourly positions available.

Must meet minimum requirements to be interviewed.

First 100 qualified applicants interviewed on site.

 

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19 August 2010 ~ Comments Off

Impact of Internships on Salary Offers


 

Spotlight
Online for Career Services Professionals, August 18, 2010

Want
to convince your students of the value of internships to employers? Let the
money do the talking.

In
terms of starting salary offers, there is a definite financial advantage for
students who have internship experience, according to results of NACE’s 2010
Student Survey
. Overall, students in the Class of 2010 who had internships
received an average salary offer of $41,580. Meanwhile, their classmates who
didn’t take internships received an average starting salary offer of
$34,601.  

By
major, the biggest discrepancy came among computer science majors; those with
internship experience received an average starting salary offer of $58,920
while those without internships received an offer of $45,000.

 

Major

Average Offer to Students Without
Internships

Average Offer to Students With Internships

Social science

$26,251

$32,487

Engineering

$51,862

$60,341

Computer science

$45,000

$58,920

Business

$35,000

$41,654

Accounting

$43,217

$46,723

Overall

$34,601

$41,580

 

NACE’s
2010 Student Survey was conducted February 9, 2010, through April 30,
2010. More than 31,470 students representing more than 400 colleges and
universities nationwide took part; more than 13,000 of those were graduating
seniors. A final report on the study’s findings will be available later this
year.

 

 

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18 August 2010 ~ Comments Off

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has positions available

Uncategorized
Science and administrative positions are available, including the following:
Administrative officers
Budget analysts
Grant specialists
Postdoctoral fellows
Contact student Outreach Coordinator, Gordon Southard
301/594-5368

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13 August 2010 ~ Comments Off

CIA – Professional and Student Opportunities

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13 August 2010 ~ Comments Off

MCV – Fan Free Clinic seeks a part-time psychiatrist

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Fan Free Clinic seeks a part-time psychiatrist to work 16 hours/month to
provide mental health services to our clients living with HIV/AIDS.
A flexible schedule is available with the possibility of evening or
Saturday hours.
Competitive pay with malpractice insurance included.  (We would also
consider a Psychiatric NP for this position)
Requirements:  Valid Virginia medical license.  Experience with issues
related to HIV/AIDS preferred.
Application process:
Please submit cover letter, resume/vitae, and references by AUGUST 30th
to:
 
Fan Free Clinic, Inc.
Psych Search
PO Box 6477
Richmond, VA  23230
or email:
cwheeler@fanfreeclinic.org and also copy:  klegato@fanfreeclinic.org
No phone calls please.
 

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12 August 2010 ~ Comments Off

Special Events/Development Internship (Unpaid); National Kidney Foundation

SUMMARY: Responsible for assisting the National Kidney Foundation
serving Virginia with its marketing, communication, and special events
efforts.  

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

1. Work with Development
team to coordinate special fundraising events. Managing database,
letters, making phone calls. Will play pivotal role in managing our
Kidney Walks.  

2. Assist with the marketing / advertising/
planning efforts for the Foundation’s events, including, the Kidney
Walks, Golf Classic, Champion for Life, and other events.

3. Research potential in-kind / funding sources.

4. Perform additional activities as may be assigned. 

Interested  - apply through RamsRecruiting
today! 

You
can find out more by logging into your RamsRecruiting account. Make sure that
your resume has been approved before you apply for this position. You can do so
by contacting your Career Consultant or by utilizing our walk-in hours:

·        
 http://www.students.vcu.edu/careers/resources/counseling.php#consultants

·        
Summer walk-in hours
are Tuesday through Thursday from 12-2
. 

Don’t
have a RamsRecruiting account? 

It
is easy to get one! Stop by the Career Center in the University Student Commons (across from the Chick-Fil-A) and
request an account or email us at mailto:careers@vcu.edu

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12 August 2010 ~ Comments Off

Manager-in-Training Hollister Co. at Stony Point Fashion Park in Richmond, VA.

Promotes the brand and learns to manage all aspects of a store including presentation, recruiting, leadership, and store operations standards during training program.  Must successfully complete 90-day training program to be promoted into an assistant manager position.

Bachelor’s Degree is required

Work Schedule Requirements
Managers are generally required to work 45 to 50 hours per week.  Depending on the time of year and needs of the store, managers may work more or less than 45 to 50 hours per week. Managers are required to work most Saturdays and some Sundays, and during the weeks of Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Tasks
The following list summarizes the tasks of the manager in training program
.

Presentation
Learns, participates in and manages presentation standards, ensuring part-time staff involvement in cleaning and maintenance.

Represents the brand
Creates a fun and engaging environment by upholding Hollister vision and setting the example of enthusiasm, integrity, commitment, and passion for the Hollister brand and culture.  Adheres to and upholds staff to Hollister guidelines in personal appearance, and rules of conduct.

Stockroom
Learns, participates in and manages stockroom areas being organized and maintained according to Hollister standards.

Store Operations
Coordinates with other managers to resolve operations and customer issues throughout the store.   Learns reviews and supports all current Hollister procedures and policies.  Reads and completes appropriate sections of the Program. Performs management only register functions.  Participates in training and management meetings.  Handles all cash related managerial procedures.  Learns maintenance and updating of personnel files.  Sets up Program clipboards.  Learns and completes scorecard under supervision of store manager.

Recruiting
Identifies and recruits quality associates for store to assist in meeting and maintaining store staffing levels.

Performance management and development
Participates in training and management meetings.  Values diversity in others and develops and maintains good working relationships with all associates.

Scheduling
Learns how to set priorities, assign work and organize work flow for employee staff.

Customer Experience
Interacts with and assists all customers to exceed their expectations and ensure they are satisfied with their Hollister experience.  Ensures customers are greeted, thanked, and helped by maintaining appropriate zone coverage and minimizing lines.  Keeps up to date on merchandise choices to share this knowledge with customers.

Loss prevention and shrink
Learns, follows, and participates in training of others to follow, all Hollister safety and security policies, including testing of sensormatic system, and knowledge of current shrink rate.  Monitors shrink by being aware of signs of theft.

What you need to bring to the job
Interpersonal interaction
Diversity awareness
Drive
Appearance and sense of style
Sophistication
Academic skills
Dependability
Integrity

What you will learn on the job
Passion for the brand
Customer focus
Multi-tasking
Problem solving
Loss prevention
Attention to detail
Adaptability/flexibility
Register use
Management skills
Planning and organizing
Product knowledge
Visual displays
Fashion and trend knowledge

- Select English
- Applicants should use the following password to reach correct location:

sydney32

- Select United States of America
- Select Stony Point 

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10 August 2010 ~ Comments Off

US Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division/Scientists and Engineers

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The Warfare Centers employ top scientists and engineers whom we empower
to set goals, determine strategies, and make many other important
decisions that shape the future.  Positions are available in several
different fields and in several different areas of technology.

Engineers
and scientists at the Dahlgren Division provide direct support to our
troops, both through long-range development programs and immediate
technical support in crisis. In a warfare theater, there are combat
systems in use from several services and nations. Dahlgren’s primary
mission is to make these systems work together. We also have teams
devoted to chem-bio defense, programs that may save the lives of both
our troops and our families.

Our employees perform cutting-edge
research and development shaping all facets of warfare and other
military operations.  Among other programs, you may work on ship hulls,
submarines, ship mechanical and electrical systems, surface ship combat
systems, explosive ordnance disposal, undersea warfare systems and
countermeasures, and autonomous naval systems.

“Please visit the How Do I Apply portion of our
website for additional details on submitting your application: http://www.navsea.navy.mil/nswc/dahlgren/RECRUIT/apply.aspx

Your
application will remain active in our recruiting database for six
months.  If you have not heard from us after six months and still wish
to be considered for employment, you will need to reapply.”

Other Requested Materials
Please submit a copy of your unofficial transcript. 

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