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Human Resources Manager - Afton Scientific

On behalf of our client, we are conducting a search for Afton Scientific’s next Human Resources Manager who plans, directs, and coordinates the full employee life cycle including payroll, consults with top executives on strategic planning and serves as the liaison between management and employees. This pro-active, hands-on individual contributor reports to the President.

Afton Scientific is a growing pharmaceutical manufacturing company employing approximately 65 employees located just south of the Charlottesville city limits. Come grow with us! Learn more at www.aftonscientific.com.

Summary of Job Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Manage delivery of full employee life cycle HR services including payroll.
  • Develop necessary policies, procedures and processes for the size of the current organization; leveraging technology and best practices for continuous improvement and planned future growth.
  • Plan and oversee employee benefit programs and administration.
  • Oversee recruitment, interview, selection, and hiring
  • Manage staffing issues, such as mediating disputes and directing disciplinary
  • Manage new hire process: Post jobs; work with staffing agencies to fill internal vacancies; Document recruiting, interviewing, and hiring process; prepare new hire offer letters and employment contracts; on-boarding.
  • Review HR best practices and current organization
  • Review and update Employee Handbook.
  • Ensure compliance with posting, reporting, and record-keeping
  • Provide a communication channel between management and employees to resolve conflicts and/or assist
  • In the absence of support staff, perform the support duties.
  • Performs additional responsibilities related to the success of the organization.

Key Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related area; a combination of education, credentials and work experience will be considered.
  • Current HR certified or ability to obtain within 18 months of hire.
  • Minimum of five years varied Human Resources experience with progressive responsibility.
  • Payroll and time keeping experience (e.g., Intuit QuickBooks); bookkeeper provides back-up.
  • Skilled with Outlook, Word, Excel, and HR systems (e.g., Employee Navigator) and integrations.
  • Manufacturing or pharma experience a plus.
  • Emphasis in recruitment / selection and staff training / development preferred.
  • Effectively uses discretion and independent judgment without supervision.
  • Typical full time day work schedule with flexibility.
  • Successfully complete pre-employment background screening.

 Competitive Salary & Benefits Package including health, dental, vision, STD, LTD, PTO, 401(k), flexible schedule, and more!

APPLY by sending your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to HR@warrenwhitney.com.   This position will remain open until filled.

EOE M/F/D/V on behalf of our client, Warren Whitney reserves the right to alter, change, modify, and/or terminate this job posting at any time without notice, or obligation, to any party.

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Coach - Circles RVA

In the City of Richmond, 25% of adults and 40% of children live in poverty.

Would you like to be part of a nonprofit (501(c)(3)) that helps individuals move out of poverty? Are you good at helping set goals and motivating people to achieve those goals? Are you familiar with the Richmond community, especially those living in reduced circumstances? If so, please read on to learn more about this exciting opportunity.

Circles RVA is hiring a Circles Coach. This leadership position is a part-time (30 hours per week) job whose primary role is to work with participants who have committed to move from surviving to thriving following the Circles model. Circles® is a nationally known, proven, and innovative way of connecting people from different socioeconomic backgrounds to move people and families out of poverty.

Our first cohort of program participants – known as Leaders – began in August 2018, and we have started five additional cohorts since then. Each Leader group completes a 12-week training program. Each Leader is then matched with at least two people – known as Allies – to create the Leader’s Circle. Allies become part of their Leader’s social network to help them achieve goals they have set for themselves. Circle Leaders and their Allies work together for at least 18 months. Circles RVA currently works with 20 Leaders and their families and actively manages over 100 volunteers. See www.CirclesRVA.org for more information.  The Circles family meets weekly for community building, learning and sharing.

The Coach works with the Leaders and their Allies to help them set, work towards and achieve their goal of improved employment and income to the level where they are thriving. The Coach works closely with the Circles Community Coordinator who focuses outwardly to recruit and train volunteers and to support efforts to build awareness and support in the Richmond community. Both positions are members of the Executive Team, serving along with the volunteer Officers of Circles RVA, Inc.

The position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • A passion for eliminating poverty and helping persons in poverty achieve their life goals
  • Experience conducting/facilitating meetings in person & virtually.
  • Experience coaching individuals making positive change in their lives.
  • The ability to relate authentically and effectively with people from diverse socio-economic backgrounds
  • Experience or training in conflict management or mediation
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and listening skills
  • The ability to foster good relations with Circle Leaders, Allies, co-workers, Resource Team Chairs, volunteers, and the community at-large
  • The ability to work independently but recognize when to elevate a question or problem
  • The ability to organize meeting logistics
  • Experience with Google Workspace and Zoom and the ability to learn additional applications as needed
  • Flexibility to work some evenings, including Tuesday evenings during Circles RVA’s weekly programming
  • Knowledge of the Richmond area and contact with organizations that relate to Circles RVA’s mission

This position is a telecommuting and in-person position that offers a great deal of flexibility in the structure of the hours worked. Some evening work is required. . Paid time off and holidays provided. Compensation is based on experience; the range is $20 – $25 per hour. Specific responsibilities include:

Recruit and Onboard Leaders to Circles RVA (10%)

The Coach is responsible for reviewing Leader applications, coordinating interviews and approving candidates:

  • Receive and review applications
  • Schedule and conduct interviews, including team members
  • Make decisions and notify applicants
  • Arrange paperwork completion
  • Schedule Leader training
  • Organize Moving On ceremony
  • Arrange meetings among Leaders and prospective Allies
  • Match each Leader with two Allies (Matched Circle)
  • Organize and run Bridging Ceremony/Graduation

Provide coaching support to Leaders and Allies (50%)

The Coach is responsible for ensuring that the Leaders and Allies are working together so that the Leaders achieve their goal of moving from striving to thriving:

  • Meet regularly and work with Matched Circles (MC) to set goals and measurement
  • Make sure goals are SMART (Specific Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Timebound) and lead to advancement
  • Mediate challenges and conflict within MC’s
  • Work with the Jobs and Education team to match MC’s with opportunities
  • Maintain communication with graduated Leaders to collect data
  • Link MC’s with needed services (Service Team)
  • Maintain links with service organizations

Organize and run weekly meetings (20%)

The Coach is responsible for organizing and running the weekly community meetings:

  • Create schedule so that it informs and supports Leader goals
  • Develop program materials for, and coordinate presentations at, weekly meetings
  • Recruit presenters, internal to Circles and external, and arrange presentations
  • Track attendance
  • Printing and distributing additional documents for Tuesday nights
  • Creating flyers or promotional materials when appropriate

General Administration (20%)

The Coach also performs administrative tasks, as needed, that include but are not limited to:

  • Updating and maintaining records of Leader goals and administrative records
  • Participate on Executive Team. Attend and prepare and present reports to Board meetings.
  • Work with Community Coordinator to review and interpret program data
  • Create and distribute weekly updates
  • Send weekly meeting reminders
  • Other administrative tasks as required 

TO APPLY

Please send resumes to HR@WarrenWhitney.com with “Coach” in the subject line.  For best consideration, please respond by February 11th. The position will remain open until filled. EEOC.

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Energy Conservation Auditor - project:HOMES

Overview

We are seeking an Energy Conservation Auditor for our Energy Conservation Dept. project: HOMES a growing, non-profit organization using an all-encompassing approach to housing challenging the misconceptions of what defines affordable housing through the production and preservation of high-quality affordable homes, large-scale home repairs, and improved accessibility and energy efficiency for existing homes.

The Auditor is responsible for conducting an energy audit of the home, running diagnostics and creating the design for proper energy conservation work on the building. Duties will include site assessments, performing complete energy audit, gathering diagnostic data, developing scope of work, bid proposal submission and evaluation, project management and administrative paperwork.  Seeking Building Professional Institute Auditors and new individual desiring to enter the energy sector market.

This role reports to the Director of Energy Conservation Technical Programs and is part of a larger team. The organization budget is approximately $13M with about 45 employees located in Richmond, VA, with easy access on and off the Midlothian Turnpike and Chippenham Parkway. Go to www.projecthomes.org to learn more!

Summary of Job Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Conducts 3 to 4 energy audits weekly using prescribed software program.
  • Travels to clients’ home and interviews homeowners.
  • Assesses the building to determine if it can be weatherized or needs additional work (like new roof system) prior to completing energy conservation measures.
  • If building is ready for weatherization: conduct audit, input home details into a computer model, develop scopes of work and evaluates contractor bids to perform work.
  • Communicates regularly with clients, contractors, and staff, and state entities regarding project status.
  • Track project timelines and potential projects in the pipeline through communication with the internal energy conservation team and Director of Technical Programs.
  • Must participate in all federal, state and agency training mandated for auditors, will require travel to training sites, overnight stays, and successful completion of all courses. Auditor will be certified as a Building Professional Institute Building Energy Analyst.
  • Maintain and improve job knowledge through educational opportunities, networking, and reading industry related publications as identified by project: Homes.
  • Participates in all required federal and agency training and publicity events to promote agency programs and participate in volunteer activities for the department as needed.
  • Models and upholds the values and mission of project: Homes and provides exceptional customer service.
  • Perform additional responsibilities related to the success of the organization, as needed.

Key Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities

  • Minimum HS diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree in Energy Conservation, Engineering, or Construction Management preferred. Construction or energy background will be considered in lieu of formal education.
  • Possess strong communication, math, writing and multi-tasking skills.
  • Manages confidential information in a professional, and discreet manner.
  • Skilled with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, various teleconferencing platforms, as well as experience with iOS software and other standard office equipment.
  • Promotes and adheres to company’s mission, vision and values, policies, and applicable laws in a fair and equitable manner.
  • Represents the organization in a professional manner to all customers, vendors, and internal personnel.
  • Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Thursday, 7AM to 5PM.
  • Approximately 75% local travel with some overnight travel throughout the footprint of project: Homes is required.
  • We are seeking individuals willing to be based in Richmond, Hampton, Newport News, Suffolk or Isle of Wright regions.
  • Maintain current Virginia driver’s license and clear DMV record.
  • Successfully complete pre-employment background screening.

Competitive Salary & Benefits Package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, LTD, paid time off, and 401(k) contribution!  Professional development; Work life balance and flex schedule opportunity with potential for some teleworking! Company provides transportation, equipment and training to support work. Wages range from about $19 to $25 / hour depending upon related credentials and work experience.

Apply by sending your resume and salary requirements to hr@WarrenWhitney.com.  This position will remain open until filled.

EOE M/F/D/V On behalf of its client, Warren Whitney reserves the right to alter, change, modify and/or terminate this job posting at any time without notice, or obligation, to any party.

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Weatherization Deferral Programs Project Manager - project:HOMES

Overview

We are seeking a Weatherization Deferral Programs Project Manager (WDRPM) for our Energy Conservation Dept. project: HOMES a growing, non-profit organization using an all-encompassing approach to housing challenging the misconceptions of what defines affordable housing through the production and preservation of high-quality affordable homes, large-scale home repairs, and improved accessibility and energy efficiency for existing homes.

The WDRPM is responsible for the construction evaluation, project execution, and overall management, both field and administrative, of program(s) that support energy efficiency work on homes. Duties will include site assessments, development of construction scope of work, bid proposal submission and evaluation, project management, quality assurance and timely and accurate reporting.

This role reports to the Director of Energy Conservation Technical Programs and is part of a larger team. The organization budget is approximately $13M with about 45 employees located in Richmond, VA with easy access on and off the Midlothian Turnpike and Chippenham Parkway. Go to www.projecthomes.org to learn more!

Summary of Job Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Develop Weatherization, Deferral, Repair Program processes and tools to assess and improve program efficiency and effectiveness and achieve department goals.
  • Prepares energy conservation projects to include site visits, inspections, development of work scopes, and creation of construction bid packets; Estimated up to 30 jobs per quarter.
  • Communicates regularly with clients, contractors, and staff, and state entities regarding project status and resolves request in a timely manner.
  • Manage program expectations, project timelines and budgets, as well as client and contractor relations through project completion using project management software.
  • Track project timelines and potential projects in the pipeline through communication with the internal energy conservation team and Director of Technical Programs.
  • Conducts final inspections of projects and determines final completion.
  • Process documents and submits though data bases as required to close out project.
  • Maintain and improve job knowledge through educational opportunities, networking, and reading industry related publications as identified by project: Homes.
  • Participates in all required federal and agency training and publicity events to promote agency programs and participate in volunteer activities for the department as needed.
  • Models and upholds the values and mission of project: Homes and provides exceptional customer service.
  • Perform additional responsibilities related to the success of the organization, as needed.

Key Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities

  • Minimum HS diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree in Energy Conservation, Engineering, or Construction Management preferred. Construction and renovation experience will be considered in lieu of formal education.
  • Possess strong communication, math, and writing skills.
  • Multi-tasks and prioritize demands on time.
  • Manages confidential information in a professional, and discreet manner.
  • Skilled with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, various teleconferencing platforms, as well as experience with iOS software and other standard office equipment.
  • Promotes and adheres to company’s mission, vision and values, policies, and applicable laws in a fair and equitable manner.
  • Represents the organization in a professional manner to all customers, vendors, and internal personnel.
  • Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Thursday, 7AM to 5PM.
  • Approximately 75% local travel with some overnight travel throughout the footprint of project: Homes is required.
  • We are seeking individuals willing to be based in Richmond, Hampton, Newport News, Suffolk or Isle of Wright regions.
  • Maintain current Virginia driver’s license and clear DMV record.
  • Successfully complete pre-employment background screening.

Competitive Salary & Benefits Package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, LTD, paid time off, and 401(k) contribution!  Professional development; Work life balance and flex schedule opportunity with potential for some teleworking! Company provides transportation, equipment and training to support work. Wages range from about $19 to $23 / hour depending upon related credentials and work experience.

 Apply by sending your resume and salary requirements to hr@WarrenWhitney.com.  This position will remain open until filled.

EOE M/F/D/V On behalf of its client, Warren Whitney reserves the right to alter, change, modify and/or terminate this job posting at any time without notice, or obligation, to any party.

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Part Time CFO - Richmond Jewish Foundation

Overview

We are seeking the next part-time CFO for our client Richmond Jewish Foundation (RJF) a primary, trusted and expert resource for planned giving and endowments. RJF attracts contributions, manages assets with fiduciary care, prudently administers endowment and donor-advised funds, thoughtfully oversees grant-making and carefully renders distributions.

As the accounting and tax manager for the organization, the CFO plans and manages the day-to-day operations of finance while working collaboratively with the CEO and two other team members located in Richmond, VA. RJF is a small but mighty philanthropic, community focused, 40+ year old organization. Learn more at rjfoundation.org!

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and prepare for the annual audit
  • Prepare information for the annual Form 990 and review the completed form
  • Manage all accounting and reporting related to Charitable Remainder Trusts & Charitable Gift Annuities
  • Prepare and file required annual Forms 1099
  • Prepare required gift acknowledgements
  • Prepare and file reports required by VDACS, SCC, VDOE (for Virginia Education Improvement Scholarships Tax Credit program), insurance provider, and others
  • Prepare quarterly reports to assist in monitoring revenue and expenses of the organization
  • Participate in preparing quarterly reports to donors
  • Provide information to agency auditors
  • Lead the annual budget process of about $50M
  • Monitor and complete all requirements to maintain the organizations 403(b) plan
  • Staff Board, Executive Committee, and Investment Committee meetings
  • Identify opportunities for improvement through process and system enhancements
  • Other assigned duties or special projects as needed

Key Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related area
  • CPA preferred
  • Five years’ experience as a Senior Accountant or Controller
  • Experience in non-profit and / or fund accounting
  • Proficiency in accounting software programs (e.g., AccuFund and Salesforce); MS Office with an in-depth knowledge of Excel
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, and comfortable interfacing with donors
  • Represent the organization in a professional manner to all clients, employees, vendors, and the community
  • Successfully complete pre-employment background screening

Competitive Salary and Benefits Package including medical, paid time off, 403(b) match, professional continuing education reimbursement, up to 30 hours a week, flexible schedule and location. About $45 – $55 / hour depending upon experience and credentials.

APPLY by sending your resume and cover letter to HR@WarrenWhitney.comThis posting will remain active until the opportunity is filled.

EOE M/F/D/V on behalf of our client, Warren Whitney reserves the right to alter, change, modify, and/or terminate this job posting at any time without notice, or obligation, to any party.

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Executive Director - Shalom Farms

The Opportunity

The next Executive Director of Shalom Farms will have the opportunity to guide Shalom Farms through continued growth and investment in the Richmond community by increasing access to healthy food.  Shalom Farms is more than an organization that grows and distributes healthy food.  Shalom Farms is an interconnected community of farmers, educators, program partners, and volunteers – all working toward a healthier community where everyone has equitable access to nourishing food and meaningful opportunities to grow, choose, cook, and enjoy fresh produce.  The leadership and staff of Shalom Farms are a talented and passionate group of individuals committed to creating a more just and equitable food system and improving racial equity within Richmond as well as within the organization itself.

About Shalom Farms

The mission of Shalom Farms is to work together to build healthy communities by growing and sharing healthy food.  Through sustainable food production and hands-on experiences at our farms in Powhatan and the Northside of Richmond, Shalom Farms provides individuals and families in Richmond access to healthy food.

Last year, Shalom Farms grew and distributed more than 642,000 servings of fresh fruits and vegetables in the Richmond area.  Along with food, Shalom Farms provides nutritional education to families, as well as hands-on opportunities for thousands of students and volunteers to experience sustainable farming.  The Farmers in Residence program helps train the next generation of farmers.  Please visit the Shalom Farms Website for additional information.

The Position

The Executive Director reports to the Board and is responsible for the overall operations of Shalom Farms.  Priorities include:

  • Working with the Board to develop and execute a strategic direction for Shalom Farms that increases its impact in the Richmond community through sustainable operations.
  • Serving as the outward face of Shalom Farms in working with our community partners, donors, foundations, corporations, food access advocacy organizations, public officials, and other constituencies.
  • Increasing racial equity within the organization and leading a culture of community that helps each individual grow.
  • Ensuring that the organization remains sustainable with access to human, financial, and agricultural resources.

Minimum salary: $90,000

Qualifications

Successful candidates will have:

  • Core values that include compassion, integrity, humility, self-awareness, and a willingness to learn and grow.
  • Experience that demonstrates the ability to lead a team / an organization
  • A commitment to racial equity and social justice
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to build relationships with a wide variety of people and organizations
  • Fundraising experience
  • A demonstrated ability to develop and manage a budget
  • A passion for improving public health through access to healthy foods

To Apply

Please send:

  • A resume or other summary of qualifications and experience
  • A personal statement that helps the search committee understand your commitment to food access and racial equity

to HR@WarrenWhitney.com with “Shalom Farms” in the subject line.  For best consideration, information should be received by January 14, 2022.  For questions, please call Katherine Whitney at (804) 282-9566.

Shalom Farms does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation.  The position will remain open until filled.

 Confidentiality

The search committee and search consultant take confidentiality seriously.  We understand that an expression of interest may be exploratory in nature.  We will keep all information confidential until the final stage of the process.

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