West Alabama Nonprofit Job Board

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Director of Human Resources

Community Service Progams
Posted 9.12.2023

Title:  Director of Human Resources

Location:  CSP Administration Office, Tuscaloosa County

Employment Classification: Regular Full-Time, Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive

Salary and Application Procedures:   Salary Range $61,580+ depending on experience.  DO NOT APPLY UNLESS ALL QUALIFICATIONS ARE MET.   Current employees may apply by submitting a letter of interest along with and updated employment application.  Other interested applicants may apply by submitting a completed employment application obtained from the website at www.cspwal.com or by contacting the Human Resources department of CSP at (205) 469-0389 to request an application.  Completed and signed applications may be submitted in person, by mail or scanned and emailed to employment@cspwal.com

Deadline to apply:  Thursday, September 28, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, handicap status, age, genetic information, or national origin. CSP maintains a Drug Free Workplace Policy and the applicant is subject to pre-employment and random alcohol and drug testing. CSP operates a licensed children’s facility and applicants will be subject to criminal history background checks.  CSP is an E-verify Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.


Job Title:                    Director of Human Resources


Department:              Human Resources


Reports to:                 Executive Director


Employment Classification:Regular Full-Time, Exempt, Non-Safety-Sensitive


Grade/Salary:            Grade Level II; Range $61,580+ depending on experience


Summary of Position:

Plans, coordinates, and supervises the operations of the Human Resources Department.    Manages staffing, compensation and personnel compliance for all agency programs and all service areas. 


Essential duties and responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor

  • Manage all aspects of recruitment and hiring policy to include preparation of job descriptions, job announcements, recruitment, and screening. Coordinate with department managers to facilitate interviewing, recommendations for employment, and job offers.
  • Revise and maintain agency pay structures.
  • Coordinate with Fiscal Department to recommend pay changes and to assure that pay implementation falls within budgetary guidelines.
  • Administer fringe benefit plans including health insurance, life insurance, optional insurances, worker’s compensation, unemployment compensation, all leave programs and related enrollments, reporting and billing.  Coordinate with the Fiscal Department regarding deductions.   Assist the Fiscal Department as needed in administering the retirement program and annual benefits eligibility reporting.
  • Evaluate and recommend changes to employee benefits.
  • Provide input and recommendations to Executive Director regarding Human Resources and related matters.
  • Administer all facets of personnel policy and procedure to assure consistency and compliance, including, but not limited to,
    • Recruitment and hiring,
    • Onboarding,
    • Performance management
    • Compensation
    • Discipline
    • Code of Conduct
  • Review, revise and obtain approvals for personnel policies and procedures to assure that they comply with program and legal requirements.
  • Ensure that all new employees complete New Employee Orientations, including completion of all required paperwork and processes, and review of agency policies and procedures.
  • Complete required agency and governmental reports related to employment and benefits.
  • Serve as the employee counselor for all internal complaints and grievances.
  • Conduct internal investigations, as instructed by the Executive Director, to include discrimination, harassment, conflicts of interest or violations of policy.
  • Coordinate with program managers to design, schedule and implement training and development programs.
  • Work closely with program directors and managers to develop needed management or other business related training programs, and to monitor programmatic or personnel needs.
  • Possess a working knowledge of all CSP programs and services.
  • Monitor and manage change in HR processes and practices to assure compliance with all funding agencies and Community Action Agency Standards.
  • Manage legal and regulatory procedures.
  • Serve as liaison with agency attorney regarding legal issues.
  • Monitor personnel record keeping and coordinate with the Fiscal Department to maintain accurate information
  • Administer annual employee surveys.
  • Maintain organizational and staffing charts.
  • Coordinate the Substance Abuse Program and random drug testing for all safety-sensitive employees.
  • Supervise personnel assigned to the Human Resources Department.


Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and Experience:
    • Possession of a bachelor degree in human resources, business, communication, public relations, public or personnel administration, OR minimum of five (5) years’ progressively responsible work experience in human resources or related field.
    • Professional Certification (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM SCP) is preferred.
    • Demonstrated competence in the area of personnel administration, including methods and techniques used in recruitment and selection.


  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    • Possession of a valid Alabama driver’s license and willingness to use one’s personal vehicle in the course of employment.


  • Language Skills:
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, contracts, legal documents and governmental regulations.
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of supervisors, employees, vendors and the general public.
    • Ability to communicate effectively through writing.
    • Ability to verbally communicate clearly and concisely to staff and customers.


  • Mathematical Skills:
    • Ability to compute simple math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
    • Ability to apply fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability, statistics, and ratios.    Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to critically analyze ever-changing work situations.
  • Ability to be sensitive to the needs and concerns of management and staff.


  • Other Skills and Abilities:
    • Ability to develop effective working relationships with staff members.
    • Ability to organize complicated materials.
    • Proficiency in Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Ability to work with diverse populations and personalities.
    • Capable of handling multiple tasks and demonstrated ability to meet cascading deadlines.
    • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.
    • Regular and predictable attendance.
    • Ability to travel throughout the service area and to regional and national conferences.


Physical Demands:  The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities previously mentioned.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to sit, talk and/or hear.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision for extended periods of time on the computer and the ability to adjust and focus.  Typing is required.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described her are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

The noise level is acceptable in the work environment.  Work is performed indoors.

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

PR/Marketing Manager

Posted 8.21.2023

Department: Administration
Reports To: PARA Chief Executive Officer
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Level: Full-Time, Pay Level 43 $63,746.65 (min) - $86,057.98 (max)
Oversees and coordinates daily marketing functions for PARA. Engages in public and
community relations efforts on behalf of the entire agency. Work involves responsibility for
writing, editing, and disseminating information regarding agency events, programs, and facilities
to local, regional, and state media. Plans, coordinates, and oversees ceremonies, dedications,
grand openings, and large community events. Promotes the PARA brand on social media and
maintains PARA’s website. Seeks sponsorships and raises private funds for the agency.
• Write, edit, and distribute press releases and other publicity materials regarding PARA
activities, services, and projects. Includes community calendar information for local,
regional, and statewide publications.
• Responsible for ceremonies and special events such as: facility dedications, grand
openings, Christmas Parade, Veterans Programs, etc.
• Train PARA staff on the proper response to media during crisis times
• Develop and place stories with local media (print, TV, and radio)
• Develop positive relationships with local and regional media personalities.
• Responsible for maintaining the websites of PARA (and its subsidiaries) and all social
media accounts including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
• Promote agency’s programs, facilities and other activities on local, regional, and statewide radio and TV broadcast programs.
• Is the PARA spokesperson and first point of contact for all questions from the public
concerning corporate sales, sponsorship, and advertising opportunities.
• Interact with elected officials and their staff.
• Responsible for sale of sponsorships, ads, and fundraising efforts
• Manage use of the PARA brand
• Responsible for the oversight of the PARA Photography contract
• Responsible for design and editorial content for materials including but not limited to:
Annual Report, brochures, Facilities Guide, Ol’ Colony Scorecards, park maps, special
events invitations, signage, promotional materials, etc.
• Responsible for administering the PARA advertising budget.
• Coordinate PARA historic scrapbook
• Negotiate sponsorships and donations for PARA’s benefit.
• Negotiate trade agreements with outside agencies for marketing purposes.
• Serves on PARA in-house standing committees.
• Build and maintain photo database.
• Oversee Pepsi contract allotment.
• Adhere to all policies and procedures as established in PARA's Employee Handbook
and Administrative Handbook
• Other duties as assigned.
This job has occasional supervisory responsibilities. This position may supervise student
workers, student interns, or volunteers. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance
with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees;
planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and
resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in public relations, journalism, marketing,
communications, English or related field preferred, plus two years of related experience. An
equivalent combination of education and experience considered.
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and manuals. Ability to write and
edit for a variety of education levels. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and
small or large group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions,
percentages, area, volume and circumference.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations
where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Current Valid Driver License
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and sit.
The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The
employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up
to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision,
peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.
Must have knowledge of basic computer programs. Must have knowledge of or willing to learn
additional programs including Canva, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe Acrobat as
applicable to essential job functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
"It is the policy of Tuscaloosa County Park & Recreation Authority that no person shall, on the
basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin or disability be denied employment,
be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in
any program or activity."
PARA is proud to be a "Drug Free Workplace."
All employees are subject to random drug screens.



P/T Youth Development Professionals

Updated 7.19.2023

Boys & Girls Clubs of West Alabama
We are hiring for after-school!


Youth Development Professionals (or YDPs) are the heartbeat of every Club. You will daily make a positive impact on local children and teens. Experience in youth development preferred. Send resume and cover letter to jobs@bgcwestal.org.

• CPR and First Aid Certifications required.
• Valid State Driver’s License required.
• Background check required.

2 PM to 6 PM


Social Media & Event Intern

Posted 6.27.2023

United Way of West Alabama

This position will report to the VP Communications.

Skills needed:

  • Professional writing/content creation
  • Good design skills and familiarity with Canva
  • Desire to learn in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate professionally both in-person and via email

Skills/Portfolio work acquired during internship:

  • Software/platform competency in Hootsuite, Constant Contact, Canva (possibly others depending on interest)
  • Event planning
  • Volunteer/donor relationship management
  • Campaign assets ranging from copy and graphic design (social media, print, web) to short videos, promotional materials, press releases, & PSAs

This intern will be responsible for assiting with United Way of West Alabama’s social media accounts, with supervision, to include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn & YouTube. The person should be creative, but also be able to effectively use current brand standards. The right person likely loves making progress on a to-do list as they will also assist with donor events and fundraisers that require a high degree of attention to detail.

Ideally, the person will be in the office 1-2 days a week, with the ability to complete tasks remotely on his/her own time. There may be occasional evening work when there is an event.

We are a small nonprofit and often jump in to help each other during busy times. An intern should be willing to shift focus at times to benefit the greater good of the organization.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to julie@uwwa.org

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