Careers at Lakeshore CAP

It takes many dedicated individuals to run our programs, and you could be one of them! Here are some current job openings- Join us in Helping People; Changing Lives! 

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Submit a cover letter and resume to:

Attn: Human Resources
Lakeshore CAP
PO Box 2315
Manitowoc, WI 54221-2315


Finance Director

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Job details

Salary: $58,000 – $65,000 a year
Job Type: Full-time
Qualifications: CPA (preferred)

Full Job Description:

Job title Finance Director

Reports to Executive Director


Job Description

Lakeshore CAP offers a diverse and supportive work culture. We encourage creativity and individual style when providing caring services to our community. This hiring opportunity is filling the role of our current Finance Director who has been with the agency for over 20 years. On the job training by the current Finance Director will be provided. If working for an agency that makes a difference in our community everyday appeals to you, this could be the perfect fit!

Duties Include:

Responsible for the financial administration of the business affairs of the agency. Insure compliance in coordination with generally accepted accounting principles. Supervise a small Finance Department whose purpose is:

  • to provide accurate and timely financial information to management and Board of Directors;
  • to report accurately to funding sources;
  • to develop program and agency budgets;
  • to properly execute financial transactions;
  • to manage the agency’s business affairs in coordination with the Executive Director and Board of Directors.
  • Serve as a member of the Leadership Staff team that requires the highest level of decision-making responsibilities and confidentiality.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Attend workshops, in-service training, conferences and meetings as assigned.
  • Comply with all agency policies and procedures.
  • Accept other duties as assigned by the Executive Director consistent with the agency mission and goals.


  • Maintain accounting systems that provide consistent and accurate reports to management.
  • Develop, implement and maintain accounting policies and procedures.
  • Oversee the operations of the Finance Department, including the design of the department structure to ensure that it is adequate for maintaining agency and government standards of compliance.
  • Participate in agency decision making processes and make recommendations concerning the commitment of agency assets.

Fund Management:

  • Forecast cash flow requirements and related borrowing needs.
  • Ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements.
  • Maintain strong banking relationships.
  • Arrange for equity and debt financing in coordination with the Executive Director and Board of Directors.
  • Draw down cash from funding sources according to agency’s cash management policy.


  • Work with management and program directors in preparing annual budgets and quarterly budget revisions. Provide an agency budget to the Executive Director for board approval.
  • Assist Management and Program Directors with the preparation of budgets for funding applications.

Financial Accounting and Reporting:

  • Provide accurate, timely financial reports and other financial management information to funding sources and program directors.
  • Prepare and submit all monthly and year-to-date financial statements to the Executive Director on a monthly basis.
  • Process monthly billings to funding sources and reconcile accounts and grants receivable.
  • Review revenue and expense accounts in total and by funding source on a regular basis and compare them to budgeted amounts. Make recommendations to Executive Director, management and program directors based on any financial findings.
  • Reconcile all balance sheet accounts at year end and various line item accounts during the year as needed.
  • Maintain fixed asset, loan receivable, and debt payable records.
  • Oversee Audit Bid process and bring a recommendation to the Executive Director and Board of Directors.
  • Prepare all supporting information for the annual financial audit and funding source financial monitoring and reviews.
  • Ensure compliance with financial/audit requirements of all grants/funding sources
  • Provide over-site in the preparation of agency’s 1099s, Tax Form 990, 1094-C, 1095-C, and other year-end reports as required by law.
  • Maintain records for related corporations/partnerships including the preparation of tax returns.
  • Oversee all payroll functions to ensure that employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Provide over-site in the preparation of the agency’s W-2s, 941s, State Unemployment reports and annual payroll reconciliation.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting. CPA is preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of fund accounting and grant reporting
  • Five years experience in accounting, with at least two years in non-profit –and/or government accounting preferred.
  • Employment is contingent upon the results of a background check.

Working Conditions

  • This position typically works in an indoor, office environment, but may be called upon to work outdoors for short periods of time.

Physical requirements

  • The physical demands of this job are equivalent to what one may expect of someone working in an indoor, office environment. The ability to sit or stand for periods up to 30 minutes is required.
  • May be required to lift up to 20 pounds at times. Specific vision requirements include the need to work with documents on a computer monitor, requiring close vision times. Reasonable accommodations will be made for those with disabilities that may interfere with the physical requirements described above.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $58,000.00 – $65,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Physical Setting:

  • Office


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Manitowoc, WI 54220: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


  • CPA (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

JAK’s Place Mental Health Advocate

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Job Details

Salary: $15 per hour

Job Type: 30 Hours Per Week

Qualifications: Driver’s License (Required), Day Shift (Preferred), Night Shift (Preferred)

Full Job Description


This 30 hour a week position as Mental Health Advocate serves as a support for program participants by encouraging mental health recovery and providing a sense of community and belonging at JAK’s Place and within the community.


-Provide an environment of recovery, wellness and hope through active listening and a Trauma Informed Care approach.

-Participate in professional development opportunities relating to Mental Health

-Research and provide resources and general information to program participants and JAK’s Place visitors

-Provide culturally sensitive and age-appropriate services to participants

-Facilitate group sessions as determined

-Assist in planning and participating in fundraising events

Lakeshore CAP is an EEO employer.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $15.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Community Connector

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Job Details

Salary: $15 per hour

Job Type: Part-time

Qualifications: Driver’s License (Required)

Full Job Description


Lakeshore CAP offers a diverse and supportive work culture. We encourage creativity and individual style when providing caring services to our community.

The Connections Count Program is a voluntary resource and referral program that serves families in Manitowoc County. The Community Connector assists in connecting families to community resources, services, supports, and opportunities that address identified needs and goals. This position includes providing outreach to families and attending community events. It also includes gathering data to enter into database systems.


Build relationships with families through active listening and non-judgmental compassionate care.

Provide regularly scheduled visits for individualized parent education and support based on needs identified by the family. Build a trusting relationship with the family and build on the family’s strengths. Interact with families in a culturally sensitive manner.

Provide ongoing assessment of the family’s strengths and needs and provide strength-based, family-centered support as necessary. Refer to other community resources as needed. Maintain regular contact with the household through scheduled home visits. Provide follow-up with the family and serve as a family advocate when necessary.

Maintain records, intake forms, statistical data, and other documentation. Comply with all confidentiality requirements, and participate in regular agency staff meetings, networking meetings, professional development sessions, and other events as directed.

On-going professional development opportunities are available.


Bachelor’s degree; Associate Degree or relevant experience. Persons with lived experience are encouraged to apply.


Applicants must have reliable transportation to travel throughout the county, possess a valid Driver’s License, and proof of car insurance. Mileage for traveling to work-related events and meetings is reimbursed by the agency.

Employment is contingent on the results of a background check.


This part-time position is eligible for paid vacation, personal time, holiday leave, and sick time.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $15.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Manitowoc, WI 54220: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: One location

Helping People; Changing Lives

Lakeshore CAP, Inc. is incorporated in the state of Wisconsin and is exempt from federal income taxes under IRC 501c(3) as a nonprofit corporation.

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