Classifieds

Executive Director for Grand Avenue Club (GAC)

GAC is a nonprofit organization seeking an Executive Director to follow the retirement of our Founding Executive Director in June 2022.

    • Grand Avenue Club is an equal opportunity employer.
    • GAC offers a generous suite of benefits.
    • Salary range begins at $90K.

Deadline to apply is June 2, 2022

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Ensure that all members feel that they are essential, seen as a valued participant, a colleague, and as someone who has something important to contribute to the community.
    • Oversee the financial management, accountability, budgeting, and audits and remain current on any changes.
    • Participate in the daily life at the Clubhouse; being a part of the roster of evening, weekend, and holiday staff coverage.
    • Attract, recruit, and maintain staff and board members who can raise funds, increase resources, and promote GAC in the community
    • Report to the board on GAC activities, programs, finances, anticipated needs, and opportunities
    • Initiate and organize the retention of GAC’s three-year accreditation status.

Qualifications

    • Deep understanding of those with serious and persistent mental illness and the challenges they may face.
    • Capacity for fundraising and sustainable, long-term fund development.
    • Experience managing a staff and a complex program or organization.

To view the entire position profile and for instructions on how to apply: https://www.dropbox.com/s/e8iejgk8exs1svy/GACPosProFDS.pdf?dl=0

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Technical Advisor – Opioid Funding Strategic Planning, Wisconsin Department of Health Service

Vital Strategies is seeking qualified candidates in Madison, WI. Salary: $70,000-$80,000. 

Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Support stakeholder engagement; coordinate strategic meetings; document meeting themes and action points; and document county level plans to avoid duplication
    • Identify strengths, barriers, and gaps regarding efforts to reduce overdose deaths in the state.
    • Analyze available data to inform the state’s overdose prevention strategy
    • Identify essential data systems requiring support that will improve timely assessment and response to overdose spikes and improve treatment access
    • Understand the regulatory environment and the diverse needs across the state and its communities. Use this knowledge to design realistic and ambitious interventions
    • Design detailed and strategic plans encompassing community awareness to prevent drug misuse, efforts to mitigate the harm that stigma causes for people who use drugs, integrated substance use disorder screening and diagnosis across settings and coordinated access to evidence-based services, evidence-based harm reduction interventions, mitigation for systemic barriers to treatment for those who seek it, and programming that enables individuals to build recovery capital and wellness
    • Include specific interventions to improve equitable access to services for racial and ethnic minority populations and rural communities
    • Engage leaders in sovereign nations and provide technical assistance in developing and implementing opioid settlement agreement programs, as requested.
    • Inform a monitoring and evaluation strategy that assesses the impact of implementation and informs improvement to annual plans to come (also written by the incumbent)
Qualifications:
    • Graduate or undergraduate degree in public health, public policy, social work, psychology or other relevant field, preferred
    • Minimum 10 years of relevant technical work experience in lieu of degree is acceptable
Experience:
    • At least 5 years professional experience preferably in public health, public policy, or related experience. If Masters, 3 years’ experience
    • Experience providing technical or programmatic guidance for, or management of, harm reduction or treatment service settings
    • Deep knowledge of harm reduction and treatment interventions
    • Understanding of principles of health equity and disparities
    • Experience working in, or with, state or county government agencies or policy advocacy in WI
Full Job Description and Application Details

Technical Advisor – Harm Reduction Strategy, Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Vital Strategies is seeking qualified candidates in Madison, WI. Salary: $70,000-$80,000.

Duties and Responsibilities
    • Support agency/stakeholder engagement; coordinate strategic meetings; document meeting themes and action points; and document county-level plans to avoid duplication
    • Engage people who use drugs in meaningful ways to inform the strategy
    • Identify strengths, barriers, and gaps regarding efforts to reduce overdose deaths in the state and be able to synthesize these findings in an actionable report/written document
    • Analyze available data to develop descriptive analyses that inform the state’s harm reduction strategy
    • Identify essential data systems requiring support that will improve timely assessment and response to overdose spikes
    • Understand the regulatory environment and the diverse needs across the state and its communities
    • Monitor emerging strategies that may be included in the plan that will further reduce overdose deaths
    • Design a detailed and strategic multiagency plan encompassing community/provider awareness of evidence-based harm reduction; efforts to mitigate the harm that stigma causes for people who use drugs; harm reduction supply chain improvements including integration of intramuscular naloxone; strategies to fund harm reduction resources; identification of areas in the state with high overdose rates and low availability of harm reduction services; a collective goal to mitigate systemic barriers and scale interventions that further enable people who use drugs to define and achieve individual wellness.
    • Design and facilitate a funding strategy that enables diverse, competitive applicants that embody the strategy’s vision
Qualifications
    • Graduate or undergraduate degree in public health, public policy, social work, psychology or other relevant field, preferred
    • Minimum 10 years of relevant technical work experience in lieu of degree is acceptable
Experience
    • At least 5 years professional experience preferably in public health, public policy, or related experience. If Masters, 3 years’ experience.
    • Experience providing technical or programmatic guidance for, or management of, harm reduction settings
    • Experience and comfort working with people who use drugs
    • Understanding of principles of health equity and disparities
    • Experience working in, or with, state or county government agencies or policy advocacy in WI.
Full Job Description and Application Details

Case Management Supervisor (LCSW, LMFT, LPC, APNA, MHP

SOAR Case Management Services Inc., is seeking an experienced, licensed, trauma informed full-time Case Management Supervisor (LCSW, LMFT, LPC, APNA, MHP) to join our team.We offer a casual, collaborative, dog friendly work environment in Madison, WI. This is an in-person position with hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, M-F. Responsibilities include:

    • Coordinate & provide oversight of CCS/TCM Program.
    • Review/Audit CCS/TCM assessments & treatment plans and CM notes.
    • Meet with CM’s weekly for CCS documentation.
    • Perform monthly Clinical Supervision with the staff.
    • Assist in training staff.
    • On Call support to case management staff.
    • Provide direct case management support to clients.

You will need:

    • Master’s Degree in Psychology/Human Services-required.
    • LCSW, LMFT, LPC, or APNAis required, or awaiting the licensing documents from the state after qualifying (temp license).
    • Minimum 3 yrs experience in the mental health field-required.
    • Minimum 1-2 yrs supervisor experience or CCS/MHP experience-preferred.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license & successfully pass a caregiver background check and DMV check.
    • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 is required, with or without reasonable accommodation for medical or religious reasons.

SOAR offers competitive pay, $50,000-$58,000 based on experience, and benefits:

    • Paid Time Off – 6 weeks annually
    • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
    • Company Paid Life, STD, & LTD
    • 401k with match

Please share your resume with us at soarhr@soarcms.org! SOAR Case Management Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS, WISCONSIN CHAPTER JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:  MEMBERSHIP AND COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR


MAJOR FUNCTIONS:

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Membership and Communications Coordinator is responsible for managing NASW WI’s membership recruitment and retention activities and communications.  

BASIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • To design and implement a comprehensive membership recruitment and retention plan for NASW WI
    • Develop and coordinate innovative member engagement strategies that improve member retention.   This includes overseeing outreach to lapsing members, coordinating welcome calls to new members and periodic member check-ins.
    • Develop a plan to recruit and retain members from diverse backgrounds.
    • Establish and maintain relationships with each social work program in Wisconsin, coordinate with schools and faculty to visits schools for membership recruitment.
    • Plan and manage membership events, including March is Social Work Month programming, other regional networking programs and programming targeted towards student and transition members.
    • Coordinate the Student Ambassador Program
    • Coordinate the BIPOC student membership scholarship, leadership and mentor program.
    • Develop a communications plan for NASW WI
    • Take a lead role in maintaining and utilizing social media for association marketing and communication.
    • Upgrade chapter membership materials.
    • Assists with implementation of chapter programming including the annual conference, Advocacy Day, regional programming and continuing education programming.
    • Attend monthly national/chapter membership meetings
    • Investigate the feasibility of starting a NASW WI mentoring program
    • Update, promote and/or develop NASW WI Fact Sheets on the profession
    • Collaborates with Chapter Executive Director, Office Manager, interns, volunteers and contractors
    • Other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

    • Requires 2-5 years of prior related work experience, preferably in an association or non-profit capacity.
    • Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related field: a degree in social work is preferred
    • Knowledge of successful recruitment and retention initiatives
    • Knowledge of issues affecting social workers and the social work profession
    • Must possess strong analytical skills, with a track record of program and volunteer management experience; planning for member/customer service
    • Excellent customer services skills, including in person, over the phone and via email communication
    • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills
    • Strong writing, editing and proofreading abilities.
    • Familiarity with social media platforms and social media marketing.
    • Must be able to interact effectively with a wide stratum of personnel and volunteer leaders, exhibiting a persuasive, collaborative, cooperative and flexible work style and the ability to adapt to situations as necessary.
    • Ability to work independently in a self-motivated capacity and multi-task within a fast paced environment which includes changing and/or competing priorities.
    • Strong computer and technology skills including Microsoft Office suite, website maintenance and some knowledge of Adobe Acrobat products, database management and a solid knowledge and use of social media platforms
    • Must be able to travel within Wisconsin

Compensation & Application

This position is full-time.   The salary range of this full-time position is $40,000-$50,000 a year with a generous benefits package.

NASW Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or another other protected factor.  

To apply for this position, submit cover letter and resume to  Mherstand.naswwi@socialworkers.org.

This position will be posted until filled

Position Location:   The position is in-person at the NASW WI office in Madison.   A three day per week in-person hybrid arrangement is possible.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Vernon Memorial Healthcare

Viroqua, Wisconsin

Make a real difference in the lives of the patients you serve while enjoying the abundant outdoor activity opportunities and sense of organic community. Vernon Memorial Healthcare is a critical access hospital with outpatient primary care and behavioral health practice located in western Wisconsin. We are seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to provide individual, family, and group psychotherapy, with the opportunity to see all ages. Our team works collaboratively with psychiatry and family medicine, providing ample opportunity to grow your practice.

WHAT WE OFFER

    • Sign on bonus of $5000 and relocation assistance up to $5000
    • Competitive salary
    • CME
    • Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, short-term disability, vacation and a 401K
    • Flexible schedule 4 or 5 days per week

ABOUT VERNON MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE

Vernon Memorial Healthcare has been caring for the Viroqua area, as an independent, non-profit organization, since 1951. We are a Critical Access Hospital with Rural Health Clinics. We have an Orthopedic and General Surgery center and a modern medical office building along with family practice clinics and retail pharmacies.

Viroqua is the center of commerce, industry, government, and entertainment in Vernon County. Located about 35 miles south of La Crosse and 100 miles west of Madison. Viroqua has excellent public and private schools and is full of hometown hospitality.

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My Choice NASW WEB ad 8.30.21

You can help stem the substance abuse crisis—become dually licensed

Earn the UW-Madison Substance Use Disorders Counselor Certificate

The opioid crisis continues to grow in Wisconsin and across the United States, causing an immense need for substance use disorders counselors. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects this field to grow by more than 23% in the next eight years. You can become more specialized in your career while helping address this crisis by earning the University of Wisconsin-Madison Substance Use Disorders Counselor Certificate.

Offered online through the UW Flexible Option, the UW-Madison Substance Use Disorders certificate offers a flexible way to fulfill the 360 specialized educational hours required for licensure as a Substance Abuse Counselor through Wisconsin’s Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Features of this UW Flexible Option certificate:

      • First ever state-approved 100% online competency-based substance use disorders certificate program
      • No live log-on requirements or set deadlines—study when it works for you
      • Can be completed in 24 weeks or less
      • Content created by UW-Madison faculty with input from active Wisconsin substance use disorders counselors

Equip yourself to better assist people in your community struggling with substance use disorders. Get started whenever you’re ready—the program begins every month. Download our program guide, which includes information about the curriculum, tuition, and more. 

The NASW WI  Classifieds are a great place to advertise educational programs, professional development opportunities, available office space, and other social-work-related information. 

Please see the 2022 Website Advertising Order Form for details. The completed form, along with payment, must be received at our office before your ad is placed.