Monthly Archives: August 2009

Reposting: Need extra money? Apply for the Assistant to the House Manager for the MCV Alumni House and Paul A. Gross Conference Center

Candidate accepted for this on-call position will serve as an assistant to the house manager.   He/she will be responsible for attending scheduled events during the evening after 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday  and on the weekends (mornings and/or evenings) as needed.  

The assistant to the manager will greet guests and direct them to the reserved rooms.  The assistant will act as a resource for inquiries and offer appropriate assistance as needed.  A major duty of the assistant will be to check the facility following the event for cleanliness. Light housekeeping duties, such as removal of trash to a dumpster following an event, may be required.  If an early event is scheduled the following day in the same location, the assistant is expected to vacumn the floor if needed and to assure that the room is prepared for the next event by clearing tables, etc.  The on-call assistant will be responsible for securing all doors and windows, turning off all lights, and setting the alarm system prior to leaving the facility.

  • Strong written and verbal command of the English language is required.
  • Strong customer service skills are mandatory.  
  • Experience working with a diverse population is preferred.  
The MCV Alumni House and Paul A. Gross Conference Center is located at 1016 East Clay Street on the MCV Campus.

Interested candidates should email their resumes and cover letters directly to: Erin Lowery 

Coordinator of New Horizons; Clemson University – Summerton, SC

Purpose and Scope


This position oversees and coordinates the day to day, food service, hospitality and maintenance functions of the programs and facilities for the Youth Learning Institute’s New Horizons program as a residential instructor at Camp Bob Cooper.  This position reports to the director of New Horizons Family Center.  You can go to the New Horizons program website at  and our institute website at




·         Oversees the overall development of the mothers and children at the center.

·         Compile participant evaluations and complete necessary reports as needed by the Department of Social Services

·         Oversee food service and food preparation for mothers and infants;  work to improve food quality and service; monitor food service costs on a per plate basis; and coordinate training for those involved in food service and preparation.

·         Coordinates with administrative staff to ensure timely and accurate correspondence and reporting; participates in weekly team meetings; and participate in staff orientations, trainings, and meetings.

·         Hire, train and manage, the New Horizons instructors, house mothers and support staff, and meet challenges unique to the New Horizons progr
ams and activities.

·         All other duties assigned by the New Horizons Family Center Director




·         Be at least 21 years of age and possesses a BA or BS degree (preferred), experience in youth care, social work and/or counseling preferred.

·         Ability to supervise staff and oversee programming.

·         Experience in or knowledge of resident camping or related areas.

·         Ability to plan, organize and maintain living facilities for young mothers and infants.

·         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

·         Ability to communicate effectively with staff and clientele.

·         A desire to have a positive impact on at risk youth.


Salary:  $325 per week plus room, board, and insurance.  If interested ple
ase send your resume to Dave Kiehn by fax at (803) 478-2559 or by email at . EOE.

Mentor; Barley & Thompson, Inc. – Richmond, VA


Braley & Thompson, Inc. is seeking part-time employees
to provide mentoring services for children and adolescents. Hours vary from
5-15 per week. Activities provided in the community include socialization,
educational support/other activities as needed. Bachelor’s degree in human
services preferred and/or three or more year’s experience working directly with
children. Please fax or mail resume to:

Braley and Thompson; ATTN: Tracy Schwartzlow

FAX: 804-553-9403

1640 E.
Parham Rd.

, VA 23228


Full-Time Retail and Front Desk Manager; Richmond SPCA – Richmond, VA

The Richmond SPCA is seeking an outgoing, creative, and highly motivated manager to lead the organization’s Lora Robins Gift Shop and Robins-Starr Humane Center Front Desk team. This is a full-time position with a Tuesday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. schedule.
Primary responsibilities include:
*  Managing and scheduling staff (primarily volunteer) 
*  Training new staff members 
*  Managing vendor relationships 
*  Ordering and keeping inventory stocked 
*  Overseeing store layout and product displays 
*  Completing accurate daily sales reconciliation and other reporting 
*  Providing stellar customer service  
*  Occasional kneeling, stooping, using stairs, reaching, pulling and lifting weights up to approximately 50 pounds 
*  Previous retail management experience 
*  Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
*  Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, MS Outlook) 
*  Ability to multi-task and make appropriate prioritization decisions 
*  Comfortable with handling/learning to handle both dogs and cats (petting, fitting for collars or harnesses, etc.) 
*  Valid driver’s license
Please complete the Richmond SPCA employment application (available at and e-mail it to Angi Baber at
Applications may also be faxed to 804-521-0540 or dropped off at the front desk of the Richmond SPCA’s Robins-Starr Humane Center at 2519 Hermitage Road, Richmond. Feel free to submit your resume along with your application. 
If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Free Kaplan testing -October 3rd – Must register!

Kaplan will be offering an opportunity for VCU students interested in applying to graduate school to take a free practice test at VCU on Saturday, October 3, 2009.  The following free sample tests will be given in Temple:  
Advanced registration is required.  Students should  contact Kaplan directly to register ( or  1/800/kaptest).
On Monday, October 5, a Kaplan representative will be in the Shockoe Room in the Student Commons from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to distribute the results of the tests.
Additional information will be available at a lobby information table in the VCU Student Commons from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sept. 17, Sept. 22, and Sept. 29.

Customer Service Customer Service Representative; VCU Parking and Transportation – Richmond, VA

Employer : 
VCU Parking and Transportation services has customer service office locations on both campuses.  We are open all year to meet our customer needs.  We provide services for students, staff, faculty, guests and speial events.
Job Description : 
Customer Service Representatives (CSR) should be able to:
  • Answer telephones and perform normal office functions such as fax, copy machine etc…  
  • Persons applying for these positions should be outgoing and friendly.  
  • Treat our customers with respect and remain polite regardless of the situation.  
Required : 
  • Phone friendly, like people, good organization, general office skills
  • History of customer service experience or office environment a plus. 
  • Retail experience also highly sought.
Dollars :
  • Varies, based on experience.
  • 1,500 hours annual maximum.
Schedule :
  • Open from 6:30am until 7:00pm. 
  • Schedules may be customized per a student’s classes.
Citizenry : 
All Candidates
Apply by completing paper State of VA application and submitting it to Ms.
Minor at either of above locations or email it to  (The State of VA application can be found at  
Complete this on-line application and submit a paper copy in
person or email it to Ms. Minor. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.  This position is not listed on the site.)

Part-time Administrative Assistant/Office Manager; Daughters of Zelophehad (DOZ) – Richmond, VA

General Responsibilities:      
The administrative assistant is responsible for the execution of
administrative duties that provides technical and clerical support for the
effective operation of the Daughters of Zelophehad program.
Specific Responsibilities:
Answer phone and respond to requests for information and applications for
Maintain inventory of office supplies DOZ office and houses.
Maintain Fundraiser database and related correspondence
Create and distribute newsletters, brochures and flyers on all types of
Monitor “Women Pins” Inventory and coordinate “Women Pins” fundraising
Assist the Executive Director in preparing documentation for board of
directors and staff meetings
Coordinate DOZ related events e.g. open house
Schedule and meet with donors and volunteers to accept items or coordinate
Excellent computer skills in Office 2007 e.g. Word, Excel, Publisher
or other publishing software; experience with QuickBooks, donor management
software, and online applications e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, Calendar Wiz,
Meeting Wizard;. Must be well-organized, self-starter, good communication
and interpersonal skills. Must have excellent judgment. Flexibility is
30 hrs at $10-15.00 per hr depending on experience  
9:00 am – 3:00 pm M-W, F
Open until filled
Send resume to:
Daughters of Zelophehad
PO Box 36027
Richmond, VA 23235

Need a job??

Friday, August 21, 2009
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
T Miller’s Sports Bar at the Richmond Downtown Marriott will be in the University Career Center on Friday, August 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.   Representatives will be speaking with interested students about part-time employment as restaurant servers and bartenders.  You do not have to be 21 to be a restaurant server.