Positions Available

Please email your completed application to the address listed on the application or mail it to our administrative offices at 2900 Red Fox Run, Portage, WI  53901.  (To download the file, right-click on the “Employment Application” icon and select “Save Link As.” You may then select the location in which you would like to save the file to your computer.)

Current Openings at Renewal Unlimited, Inc.

Adams County:

Columbia County

AmeriCorps Technical Supervisor:  Full-time, full-year position with an excellent single benefit package. Position oversees a local residential building site that could be new construction or rehab home project.

This opportunity works with at-risk youth between the ages of 17 to 24 in the construction site setting. Teaching the youth pre-employment home building skills to transition to higher education, the military or into the workforce. The candidate will build relationships with the youth while instructing, coaching and encouraging them along the way.

This position works closely with the AmeriCorps Teacher who is working with the youth to assist them in obtaining their high school equivalency test. As well as with an experienced Technical Supervisor/Program Manager.

The ideal candidate would be someone with home building background and a passion to help at-risk youth. Someone who loves helping others be successful, have an ability to think through and explain tasks in multiple steps with patience. Good communication skills are a must as well as an ability to work with a diverse group of people.

Salary range is $39,332.80-$43,426.59 based on education and experience. An EEO/AA employer. Please apply today.

Early Childhood Supervisor: Supervises Head Start teachers in Columbia and Dodge. Full-time, full-year; $35,443 to $39,987. Excellent fringe benefit package includes Health, Dental, Life, AD&D. Retirement contribution after 3 years of service, personal days, paid holidays, sick leave, and others. This position provides mentoring and training to teachers to ensure high-quality services for preschool Head Start children. Will sub for teachers in the classroom as needed. A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and a WI Teaching License is required. Student loan forgiveness may be applicable.

Fresh Start — Youth/Young Adult Positions:   Renewal Unlimited, Inc. in Portage, WI is accepting applications for the Portage Fresh Start/AmeriCorps Program for 2020-2021.  We have immediate openings for eligible participants ages 17 to 24 who are looking to complete or have completed their high school diploma.  Fresh Start/AmeriCoprs members earn a daily wage while preparing for GED/HSED testing and certificate.  Members will also develop work skills while building new single-family homes on a construction site.  The homes will be sold to qualified low income families.  In addition, participants will engage in other service projects throughout the community and learn valuable life skills. Along with earning a daily wage, all testing fees are covered and upon successful completion of the program, members are eligible to receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award.  The education award may be used to pay educational costs at post-secondary institutions (including technical schools and colleges).  Members have up to 7 years to use the award. Hours for this position are Monday through Thursday 8-3:30 and Friday 8-12:30. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are included in the day as well as required work day shirts/sweatshirt.  There are several openings to be filled for this position.

Anyone interested can call the Fresh Start Center at (608)742-1516 ext 208 or email jtraeder@renewalunlimited.net for more information.  Applications can be found online at http://www.renewalunlimited.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Wisconsin-Fresh-Start-Application.pdf or at the office located at 2900 Red Fox Run in Portage.  Come join an exciting opportunity to learn construction skills and important life skills.

Health Specialist, Portage:  Administers and implements health services for pregnant mothers and children infancy through age 5. Reviews health screenings and assessments, works with Teachers and families to ensure health screenings are completed as designated by the EPSDT schedule, and promotes child well-being through health education activities for children and their families. Requires accurate data entry and data management skills to ensure compliance with grant requirements. Manages Worksite Wellness program to promote staff well-being. Works as part of a collaborative team with other Head Start Specialists.

Full year position. Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree preferably in nursing. A licensed LPN or other health degree may be considered. Candidate must be able to work independently, possess good time management and organizational skills, and have the ability to problem-solve. Travel within a 5-county area is required. Benefits include health, dental, life, retirement, and more. $39,589.06 – $43,709.52 per year depending on degree and experience.

Shelter Director/Case Manager, Portage:  This position is responsible for providing direct supervision and oversight of the family shelter, men’s shelter and staff.  The person in this position should posses a positive outlook, patience, tolerance and the ability motivate the shelter residents toward self-sufficiency. Strong customer service, excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, and an ability to work with diverse individuals and groups are a must. Must maintain a valid driver license.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages the daily operation of the family shelter and men’s shelter
  • Ensures safe and secured shelter environments
  • Performs prescreens and process new admissions
  • Oversees case management and offer support services to each of the shelter residents Monday-Friday
  • Maintains shelter/client records and process paperwork as necessary
  • Completes grant applications on behalf of RHHS
  • Attends required local and regional meetings associated with shelter management and case management
  • Represent the RHHS community meetings and organizations, as necessary
  • Assists PACAP Program Coordinator as necessary
  • Coordinates fundraising events with the help of staff and volunteers
  • Coordinates shelter volunteers and provide oversight, as necessary
  • Tracks shelter donations
  • Updates website and maintain social media pages
  • Communicates any shelter maintenance issues to the Board and coordinate repairs
  • Performs shelter inspections as necessary
  • Completes ServicePoint trainings as necessary
  • Answers shelter phone calls/voice mails as necessary
  • Other essential duties as requested

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

Computer experience required.  Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office software recommended.  Basic familiarity with ServicePoint database preferred; training is available if necessary.  Possess good knowledge and sensitivity of the low-income community, their needs and concerns as well as resources available to assist.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, human services (Required)
  • Case Management, 1 year (Required)
  • Non-profit Volunteer Coordination, 1 year (Preferred)
  • Working with clients in a social service setting – (Preferred)
  • Social media & website maintenance (Preferred)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, bend
  • Occasionally required to lift and /or move up to 30 lbs.
  • Occasionally required to drive
  • Frequently exposed to moderate temperature generally encountered in a controlled temperature environment and outside setting

EXEMPT:  Full-time position; Salaried

Portage Head Start Infant & Toddler Teacher: Each classroom contains 8 children, 2 teachers and a shared teacher assistant. The Infant/Toddler teacher will implement high-quality services for infants and toddlers using the Frogstreet Curriculum. Full-day, full-year services with emphasis on education, health, nutrition and family engagement. Candidates must have a bachelor or associates degree in Early Childhood Education. Benefits include single Health and Dental, Life, PTO, Sick Time, Retirement, and professional development opportunities. Student loan forgiveness may be applicable. Salary is calculated based on education and experience, $35,568-$39,145. EEO/AA Employer.

Dodge County

Early Childhood Supervisor: Supervises Head Start teachers in Columbia and Dodge. Full-time, full-year; $35,443 to $39,987. Excellent fringe benefit package includes Health, Dental, Life, AD&D. Retirement contribution after 3 years of service, personal days, paid holidays, sick leave, and others. This position provides mentoring and training to teachers to ensure high-quality services for preschool Head Start children. Will sub for teachers in the classroom as needed. A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and a WI Teaching License is required. Student loan forgiveness may be applicable.

Juneau County

Sauk County

Head Start Preschool Cook: This position is 32 hours per week, Monday through Friday during our school year which begins mid-August and finishes at the end of May. The wage range is $9.85 to $10.88 per hour depending on experience. Duties for this position include planning, purchasing, preparing and serving meals in a Head Start preschool setting following CACFP guidelines. The cook also may prepare nutrition activities with preschool children. This position comes with our full family benefits package which includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Paid Time Off, and others. We are an EEO/AA Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. We are accepting applicants now and will be interviewing mid-July for the position to begin toward the end of August. 

Baraboo Head Start Classroom Assistant:  Full-time position; Monday through Friday. The wage range is $9.85 to $10.88 per hour depending on experience. The Center Assistant position assists the teacher and teacher assistant in working with preschool children in the classroom and while being transported on the bus. Preference may be given to candidates with Early Childhood I & II or experience with preschool children. Must have Early Childhood I & II classes within 1 year of hire. Classes are paid for by the agency. Full benefit package includes Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance. Retirement contribution after 3 years of hire, sick time, personal days, paid holidays, and other benefits. This position is 9 1/2 months each year, starting mid-August and continues through May, similar to that of a school calendar. We are an EEO/AA Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. We are accepting applicants now and will be interviewing mid-July for the position to begin toward the end of August. 

Classroom Teacher Assistant, Baraboo: Full time Head Start preschool teacher assistant in our Baraboo Head Start classroom for children 3-5 years of age. This position is 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday that runs 9 1/2 months during our school year. We are accepting applications now with interviews planned for July. Start date would be mid-August. Wage range is $10.95 to $12.09 per hour depending on experience. This position assists the Teacher in working with preschool children in the classroom. Preference may be given to candidates with Early Childhood I & II, a CDA, or experience with preschool children. Must have Early Childhood I & II classes and a CDA within 1 year of hire. Classes paid for by the agency. Full benefit package includes family Health, Dental and Vision insurance and employee Life Insurance. Generous retirement contribution after 3 years of hire, personal days, paid holidays, sick days and others. We are an EEO/AA Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Head Start Preschool Teacher Baraboo, WI: Competitive Wage. Excellent Benefit Package including PTO, Sick Time, Single or Family Health, Dental and Vision coverage. Life, LTD, Retirement Plan and professional development training. Looking for a creative, energetic, and team-oriented Early Childhood Teacher with the ability to plan and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum to develop school readiness skills including skill development in math, science, language, literacy, cognitive, physical and social emotional domains. Experience with Frogstreet curriculum is helpful but not a requirement. Position aligns similarly to that of a school district with PTO during the summer months. Classroom staff consists of Teacher, Teacher Assistant and Center Assistant. Additional onsite staff are a cook and bus driver. Student loan forgiveness may be applicable. Preference will be given to candidate with a Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education with a teaching license in Pre-K. Salary is based on education and experience, the range is $37,182.26-$41,052.23. We are an EEO/AA Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Reedsburg Head Start Classroom Assistant, Limited Term:  Full-time position; Monday through Friday. The wage range is $9.85 to $10.88 per hour depending on experience. The Center Assistant position assists the teacher and teacher assistant in working with preschool children in the classroom and while being transported on the bus. Preference may be given to candidates with Early Childhood I & II or experience with preschool children. This position will start mid/late August and continue into January 2022.  We are an EEO/AA Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. We are accepting applicants now and will be interviewing mid-July for the position to begin toward the end of August.

Infant/Toddler Teacher Assistant in Baraboo: Assists in two Early Head Start Classrooms of 8 children in each classroom. Will assist the Teachers in providing high quality services for infants and toddlers using the Frogstreet curriculum in a full-day, full-year program. Emphasis on education, health, nutrition and family engagement. Position available now. $12.24/hour. 40 hrs/wk. Benefits include single Health and Dental, Life, PTO, Sick Time, Retirement, and professional development opportunities. Seeking candidate with bachelor or associates in Early Childhood Education. Would consider a candidate with CDA, EC1, EC2, Infant & Toddler Fundamentals. EEO/AA Employer.