The Connections Counts Program serves families in Manitowoc County. This voluntary resource and referral program focuses on households with at least one child in the home under the age of five. The Community Connector provides education and support, evaluates and documents parent/caregiver strengths and needs, and assists families in developing a goal plan. This position also includes providing outreach to families in various settings to promote home visiting programs, attending community outreach events and gathering data to enter into database systems. See Lakeshore Community Action Program’s Connections Count Program at: https://lakeshorecap.org/connections-count/
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provide regularly scheduled visits for individualized parent education and support based on the family’s needs
- Build a trusting relationship with the family
- Build on the family’s strengths
- Interact with families in a culturally sensitive manner
- Provide an ongoing assessment of the family’s strengths and needs
- Provide strength-based, family-centered support as necessary
- Refer to other community resources as needed
- Maintain sustained contact with the household through regularly scheduled home visits
- Conduct third-party verification of services received
- Provide follow-up with the family and serve as a family advocate when necessary
- Maintain records, intake forms, statistical data, and other documentation
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree; Associate Degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred or two years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Lived experience such as receiving services as a parent or for a child preferred.
Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and proof of car insurance. Mileage for traveling to work-related outreach events and meetings is reimbursed by the agency.
Applicants must be willing to complete a background check in accordance with local law and regulations.
This position is 35 hours per week.
Please submit cover letter and resume to:
Lakeshore Community Action Program
PO Box 2315
Manitowoc, WI 54221-2315
Lakeshore CAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer
LAKESHORE CAP FOOD PANTRY IN STURGEON BAY
Please Note: Times may have changed during the Coronavirus pandemic. Please call for information. Thank you!
Volunteer Opportunity 1
DUTIES: Assist families with their shopping experience at the Lakeshore CAP Food pantry.
WHEN: Tuesdays and Thursdays between 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM. If your schedule does not allow you to work the entire shift or you just want to volunteer one day a week, just let us know when you can help us out. We do ask you put your hours on our volunteer calendar.
Volunteer Opportunity 2
DUTIES: Stock shelves, sort donated food, light cleaning,
WHEN: Tuesdays and Thursdays between 7:15 AM and 10:30 AM. Volunteer hours are available most Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
LOCATION: Lakeshore CAP Food Pantry, 131 S 3rd Avenue, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
CONTACT: Please drop in on Tuesdays or Thursdays or call 920-743-0192
ABOUT US: Lakeshore Community Action Program (Lakeshore CAP) promotes individual self-sufficiency. The Food Pantry in Sturgeon Bay is a non-sectarian, not-for-profit organization that provides on-going and emergency food assistance to low and limited income residents of Door County. The pantry is supported by local donations, food drives and the USDA food program (TEFAP). We are a client choice pantry. We respect likes/dislikes and medical circumstances of our clients. NO ONE is turned away the first time they come to the Door County pantry. If they are a non-resident, we will give the client information with their food as to the closest pantry to their home for their next visit. We also provide referral information to other programs that might be of help, both within the Lakeshore CAP agency and other community agencies.
For additional information on our food pantry, please visit: https://lakeshorecap.org/door-county-food-pantry/
For additional information and a list of pantries located within the 9-county area Lakeshore CAP administers for the USDA TEFAP Program, please visit: https://lakeshorecap.org/tefap/
NEW PROGRAM DIRECTOR FOR
LAKESHORE CAP’S JAK’S PLACE
Lakeshore CAP is pleased to announce Samuel Burris has been named JAK’s Place Program Director. In his role, Samuel oversees all mental health support programming at the facility. He will continue the tradition of working collaboratively with community partners to provide quality programming to those touched by mental illness. Samuel is a native of Door County with a passion for giving back to the community; therefore, we welcome him to our Lakeshore CAP team!
Mental Health Resource Center
The center works with those affected by mental illness and family members in need of support and information. JAK’s offers both structured and social activities Mon thru Fri, 1PM-5PM. For more information, see JAK’s Place Program or our Facebook page.
RESPITE PROGRAM COORDINATOR
This position has been filled.
Lakeshore CAP, Inc. of Wisconsin is seeking a Respite Program Coordinator in our Manitowoc office. Respite is the provision of temporary care for foster children. The Respite Provider allows the child’s Foster Parents time away from fostering. The Respite Program Coordinator coordinates respite services between Foster Parents and Respite Providers.
Lakeshore CAP, Attn: Respite Program, PO Box 2315, Manitowoc, WI 54221-2315