Job Listings

Below you will find job announcements that have been posted by CVNA members.  Only CVNA members may post to this site.  All job opportunities will be posted for two weeks unless otherwise specified.


Position: Workforce Solutions Coordinator, Grow Cedar Valley

Rate: $50,000‐$60,000 per year based on experience, plus benefits including health, dental, vision, 401k, LTD, EAP, life insurance, 2 weeks PTO first year, and professional development opportunities.

Position Summary: The Workforce Solutions Coordinator will proactively plan, develop, and implement talent solutions initiatives related to workforce recruitment and retention for the benefit of Cedar Valley businesses and institutions, and as outlined by Grow Cedar Valley’s Plan of Work. The Workforce Solutions Coordinator will advocate for Cedar Valley employer’s interests in relation to workforce and education, as well as helping to support and coordinate regional strategy to address both present and future workforce needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create, lead and execute Workforce Solutions Programming to address the needs of our business community and the recruitment and retention of talent in the Cedar Valley.
  • Raise awareness of career opportunities in the Cedar Valley by leading and managing a region‐wide job board.
  • Collaborate with other area agencies, HR professionals, and education institutions to address workforce needs.
  • Conduct data surveys and analysis to identify economic trends with regards to workforce needs, wages, benefits and workforce gaps; and develop programming to address those needs.
  • Compile reports and make presentations to employers, elected officials, civic groups, and other public/private sector groups or task forces as needed

Minimum Job Requirements

  • At least 2 years of related experience in human resources, recruitment, workforce development, and/or marketing/sales preferred.
  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Survey Monkey (or similar survey platform).
  • Must be comfortable learning new software programs quickly.
  • Proficient in social media applications for business & promotion (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn).
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Communication and collaboration skills, ability to feel comfortable talking with top level executives and elected officials, and relationship building skills.
  • Knowledge of the private sector workforce system and educational program development.
  • Strong cultural fit with Grow Cedar Valley’s core values.

How to Apply
Competitive wage and benefits package available. Grow Cedar Valley is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to sandi@growcedarvalley.com.

More information about this position can be found here.


Position: Donor Relations and Administrative Specialist, Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa

Job Description: The Donor Relations and Administrative Specialist is often times the first face and voice of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa that donors, prospective donors, volunteers, and visitors encounter. CFNEIA is seeking a welcoming, customer service-oriented individual to join our team in this role and to provide key administrative support across the Foundation.  CFNEIA is a leader in local philanthropy and grant distribution that enriches communities across our 20-county region in Iowa.

Please visit the Career Opportunities page of the CFNEIA website to reference the full job description for this full-time position and to apply.


Position: Director of Finance, Northeast Iowa Food Bank

 Salary: $57,000

The Director of Finance is a member of the leadership team with joint responsibility for organizational leadership, mission success and financial strength, and operational responsibility for the following: finance, technology, facility management, organization data integrity and reporting, and contracts/compliance. The Director of Finance sets challenging goals and uses data to track and show success in meeting those goals.

More information about this opportunity can be found on the NEIFB website.


Position: Director of Programs, Northeast Iowa Food Bank

Salary: $57,000

The Director of Programs is a member of the leadership team with joint responsibility for organizational leadership, mission success and financial strength, and operational responsibility for the following: network relations, compliance, program capacity building, strategic development, evaluation, customer service and relationship building. The Director of Programs sets challenging goals and uses data to track and show success in meeting those goals.

More information about this opportunity can be found on the NEIFB website.


Position: Grant & Outreach Coordinator, Northeast Iowa Food Bank

Pay Rate: $17.79 an hour

Hours may vary slightly, but Monday through Thursday 7:30am – 4:30pm, Friday 7:30am – 2pm

The ideal Grant and Outreach Coordinator for the Northeast Iowa Food Bank understands and is passionate about the organization’s mission to provide nutritious food and grocery products to those in need in our16-county service area. This individual will be a vital component of the Engagement Department in engaging the community including grants, donors, volunteers and clients to partner with the Food Bank in the fight against hunger.  This team member must demonstrate outstanding organizational, planning & implementation skills, in order to provide optimal experiences and develop new/existing community relationships to recruit the community to act regarding the cause of hunger. The ability to work in a fast-paced and progressive environment will be key to success in this role.

More information about this opportunity can be found on the NEIFB website.


Position: Case Manager, Cedar Valley Angels

Job Type: Part-time or full-time (25-40 hours/week)
Compensation: $30,000-$36,000 plus $6,365 benefits stipend ($36,365 – $42,365 total). Based on
experience and prorated for part time employment. Mileage is also reimbursed at $0.52/mile.
Other Benefits: 3 weeks of paid time off (prorated for part time) and 11 holidays, $300 annually
for professional development. Cell phone stipend ($35 per month), laptop, and mileage/expense
reimbursement for expenses incurred for the job are also provided. Lastly, flex time and remote
work of up to 50% is permitted.

Position Description: This role involves the matching of volunteers/mentors with foster families/youth in foster care, the facilitation of strengths assessments, conducting the training of all volunteers, and monitoring the ongoing success and challenges with matched cases. This also involves gathering stories to be used in impact reports and marketing and tracking data on the success of each Cedar Valley Angels match. Lastly, case managers will maintain up to date case notes through consistent contact/touchpoints
with volunteers and participants. We are looking for a dependable, humble, strong communicator, with a desire to positively impact and support children and families experiencing foster care. A great candidate will also display professionalism, passion, initiative, and adaptability.

Qualifications:

  • An ideal candidate must be a highly skilled communicator with strong interpersonal skills and abilities to quickly curate trust based connections (including foster families, foster youth, volunteers, mentors, corporate partners, and other Cedar Valley Angels supporters).
  • Cedar Valley Angels is not a religious organization and accepts all people as they are. Staff should demonstrate a spirit of inclusivity and acceptance of people from all backgrounds.
  • An ideal candidate is a self-starter who can work independently and manage multiple tasks.
  • Cedar Valley Angels believes in community. An ideal candidate will also be able to work as a part of a team and help to continue to grow our team’s set of skills and experiences.
  • A qualified candidate will have the ability to be teachable in the skills the job requires.

Required:

  • Personal Telephone (and possibly conferencing capabilities)
  • Access to reliable transportation, valid driver license, insurance
  • Ability to pass state and federal background checks
  • New hires will complete a training and on-boarding process with the National Angels Program
  • Trainer (may be in person or virtual).
  • Manage 25-30 cases when operating at full capacity. This position requires a mixture of working in a traditional office setting, working from home, traveling to agency locations, needs assessments, trainings and/or outreach events.

More information about this opportunity can be found on the Cedar Valley Angels website.


Position: Communications Manager, Cedar Valley Angels

Job Type: Part-time or full-time (25-40 hours/week)
Compensation: $30,000-$36,000 plus $6,365 benefits stipend ($36,365 – $42,365 total). Based on
experience and prorated for part time employment. Mileage is also reimbursed at $0.52/mile.
Other Benefits: 3 weeks of paid time off (prorated for part time) and 11 holidays, $300 annually
for professional development. Cell phone stipend ($35 per month), laptop, and mileage/expense
reimbursement for expenses incurred for the job are also provided. Lastly, flex time and remote
work of up to 50% is permitted.

Position Description: The Communications Manager plays an integral role in the execution of our Marketing, Program and Fundraising events and administrative functions of Cedar Valley Angels. This position works closely with all program and non-program staff to help accomplish the goals of Cedar Valley Angels. We are looking for a dependable, humble, strong communicator, with a strong desire to positively impact and support children and families experiencing foster care. A great candidate will also display professionalism, passion, initiative, and adaptability.

Required:

  • Personal Telephone (and possibly conferencing capabilities)
  • Access to reliable transportation, valid driver license, insurance
  • Ability to pass state and federal background checks
  • Access to photography equipment (some newer phones may be sufficient)

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as communications/events manager or similar role
  • Solid understanding of market research and data analysis methods
  • Ability to apply marketing techniques over digital (e.g. social media) and non-digital (e.g. events, press) channels
  • A leader with both creative and analytical capabilities
  • Outstanding communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal abilities
  • Experience with Google Drive, Later.com (social media scheduler), and Mailchimp
  • Skilled in writing and editing content with an attention to detail
  • Strong prioritization, organization, and project management skills
  • Understanding of the child welfare system
  • A qualified candidate will be a self-starter who can work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Cedar Valley Angels believes in community. An ideal candidate will also be able to work as a part of a team and help to continue to grow our team’s set of skills and experiences.
  • Cedar Valley Angels is not a religious organization and accepts all people as they are. Case managers should demonstrate a spirit of inclusivity and acceptance of people from all backgrounds and walks of life.
  • A qualified candidate will have the ability to be teachable in all skills the job requires.

More information about this opportunity can be found on the Cedar Valley Angels website.


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