Monthly Archives: May 2010



(Working Title – Recreation Aide)

Temporary Positions: April-August, 2010

$15.00 per hour


City of Richmond Office of the Deputy Chief
Administrative Officer for Human Services’ Mayor’s Youth Academy,
Summer Works Initiative is seeking
experienced, competent and caring persons for the position of
Employment Counselor.  The successful
applicants will
assist in
the day-to-day operations of the Summer Works Initiative, with youth between
the ages of 14-19
.  These positions are temporary, part-time (up
to 25 hrs/week) working approximately 16 weeks, from April 1st  through August 20th, at a rate of
$15.00 per hour


General Duties: The Summer Works Initiative is a leadership development and job- readiness initiative
designed to assist youth, between the ages of 14-19, explore career
opportunities, gain invaluable work experience, and develop workplace skills
needed to succeed in today’s workforce. 
Selected candidates will:

job-readiness training workshops

youth performance at designated work-sites

records of youth work activities, timesheets, and report preparation

as an intermediary between youth, parents, and employers to resolve youth
related challenges

in weekend activities


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  The successful candidate must have the
ability to work with a diverse population; the ability to maintain focus and
control in a group setting; have e
xcellent written, presentation and verbal communication skills,
and working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Access or
equivalent.  Personal vehicle available
for work related tasks.


Minimum Qualification:  Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license.  Preferred candidate will have direct
experience working with youth, and/or counseling / training experience in a job
readiness or related environment. 


Salary Range: $15.00 per hour. 


Resumes To: 
Keesha Baldwin-Jones

Phone: (804) 646-7480





A resume may accompany your application, but is not
accepted in lieu of a completed application.


applicants will receive a written response





Regional Sales Associate; BrainTrain – Richmond (Southside), Virginia

This company is looking for students who are interested in how psychology and the brain work together. Students whom have worked with BrainTrain in the past have gone on to complete PhD programs and have been published. 
Are you good at communicating?  Do you like to talk to professionals and help them purchase great products that truly help individuals with special needs?  Are you hard working and skilled with technology? This is an entry level position with very good benefits that pays well. It is an inside Sales position with all leads provided and it is BrainTrain’s 21st year of success. You will be given training in brain science and sales techniques and have an opportunity to earn $45,000 to $90,000 per year. The job provides a base and great commissions. Workweek is 45 hours, and the schedule is generally M-F. 
Please apply with a cover letter about who you are and why you want to join the BrainTrain team along with your resume in Word, Word Perfect or PDF formats through RamsRecruiting. A transcript will also be required if you are selected for an interview.

Interested  – apply through RamsRecruiting

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:


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

have a RamsRecruiting account? 

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

Relief/PRN Relief Counselors
Community Residential Services Provider for adults with disabilities seeking committed individuals to serve as relief staff. Must be dependable, positive, energetic and caring! Work schedules include evenings and weekends. Specific shifts will be offered to successful candidates. Positions are also available for PRN relief staff. To be considered for a PRN position, you must agree to be available for one designated weekend per month to work a minimum of two eight-hour shifts on short notice. All programs are located in Metropolitan Richmond area. Shifts may include Friday through Sunday overnights, daytime, or evening hours. No more than ten hours worked consecutively. Incumbents must complete all required training before working with consumers. Please call for agency application. Richmond Residential Services, Incorporated, 1000 North Thompson Street, Richmond  VA 23230 (804) 358-2211. EOE

Interested in sales? Want to be green-minded? Apply for the Sales Intern position with Green Duck Biodegradables, LLC. today!


Job Description:         


·        Independent
sales intern will promote Green Duck products and services in assigned


·        Will
prospect, close on and service new accounts. 


·        Will
perform duties in accordance with company standards and policies and
report on progress on a weekly basis. 


·        Must
provide own transportation and be able to work with remote supervision.


·        Ideal
candidates will have an interest in green business.






·         Commission schedule with
residuals paid throughout balance of 2010 – 2011 school year








on market needs with most days beginning at 9:30 and ending at 6:00.






·        Independent
worker with strong sense of drive and belief in the future of green


·        Must
be able to interact with professionals in the restaurant, hospitality
and event hosting industries. 


·        Must
be able to lift 30 lbs. 


·        Must
have excellent written and verbal communication skills. 


·        Must
be able to perform basic account record keeping and comply with all
company transaction reporting requirements. 


·        Must
have a sense of and value for other people’s time.



Preferred Skills:


·        Knowledge
of restaurant, hospitality or event hosting industries. 


·        Ideal
candidate will possess prior sales experience ranging from lead
generation to account closing. 


·        Ideal
candidate will have customer service or account management experience.



Required Materials:

Resume and cover letter  


Preferred Method of Application: 

Email Employer Contact  – 

Job Announcement (Child Care Staff Assistant)

Hilliard House, a transitional housing program for women and children in Henrico County, is seeking a part time Child Care Staff Assistant to work on our Child Care Team. The Child Care Staff Assistant will be responsible for supervising children in programming, transporting
children, and participating in various children activities. 
Candidate should have a high school diploma or equivalent and experience working with children.  Experience working with low to moderate-income populations is a plus.  Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.  Candidate must also have a positive attitude, be a self-starter, well organized, and the ability to work independently. 
Employment subject to drug test and background check.
Hours are Friday days/Part-time evenings/some weekends – 15 hours per week.
Pay $9 – $11 per hour depending on experience. No benefits.
Apply with cover letter and resume (in MS Word format) to Ross Schaefer
at  or fax 804.236.8313.  No phone calls

Operations Managers needed in Richmond, Virginia

Do you have the personal attributes required for success??
High level of Integrity
Team Building
Sense of Urgency
Hard Working
Ownership Mentality
Are you looking to make $42,000 a year to start?
Are you looking to be promoted within one year?
Do you seek hands-on and local on-site training?
Want to start with one week PAID vacation after just six moths with the company?
Do you want Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance coverage after 30 days with the company?
Do you want stability? Our company has been in business for 55 years without downsizing, restructuring, or mass-layoff.
If this sounds like you or someone you know, find a great opportunity and apply online: