Waushara Industries, Incorporated
Waushara Industries, Incorporated, a non-profit work center providing employment and day services to people with disabilities, is seeking an individual to assume the duties of the Executive Director. This full time position is responsible for the daily operation of the facility. Job duties include developing programs, supervising staff, securing grants, and negotiating contracts. The Executive Director also oversees a Food Pantry. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors.
Interested individuals can send a resume and cover letter to: Executive Director Job Search, P.O. Box 590, Wautoma, WI 54982. Job duties available upon request. Deadline for applications will be November 6th. 2015
Waushara Industries, Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer
The board of directors of Goodwill Industries of South Central Wisconsin has appointed Vicki Holschuh to serve as the organization’s president and CEO. Holschuh replaces Barbara Leslie who is retiring at the end of the year after serving Goodwill for nearly 45 years, including 22 years as the organization’s top executive.
Holschuh worked for Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin for 18 years. She held a variety of executive positions during her tenure, including her final position as senior vice president and chief retail officer.
According to Gary Johnson, chair of Goodwill Industries of South Central Wisconsin’s board of directors, “Vicki is an individual with incredibly strong credentials who has helped the Milwaukee Goodwill organization grow into one of the largest in the nation. While helping to develop its strong retail program, Vicki has also never lost sight of the mission and values of Goodwill.”
Holschuh will begin her new position Dec.1.
“As we look forward to Vicki’s leadership, we know that Barb Leslie will be missed and long remembered for her tremendous contribution to the growth of Goodwill in this area of the state. She and her team have built a strong reputation and foundation for our organization that will serve us well in the future,” Johnson said.
Goodwill Industries of South Central Wisconsin’s mission is to strengthen our community by providing supportive housing, employment services and other assistance to local residents with disabilities or other challenges. It, among other things, helps individuals with significant disabilities find and maintain employment in the community, provides temporary and permanent housing to individuals with chronic mental illness and operates a career center and work training program that are available to individuals with or without disabilities.
With 81 percent of Goodwill Industries of South Central Wisconsin’s revenue generated through the sale of donated goods, its donation and retail operations are vital to the organization’s success. Goodwill operates donation centers and stores in Madison, Fitchburg, Monona, Sun Prairie, Fort Atkinson, Platteville, Portage and Richland Center. It also operates a donation center in Middleton.
The Board of Directors of Green Valley Enterprises, Inc. of Beaver Dam is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Jacobson to succeed retiring Executive Director Jack Hankes. Jacobson was selected from a pool of three dozen applicants, and he will start in his new position on June 1.
He has spent the last 24 years in a director capacity at ADVOCAP, Inc., a large not for profit agency with a mission to eliminate poverty and barriers to employment. ADVOCAP operates in Fond du Lac, Winnebago and Green Lake Counties. Green Valley Board President Rich Zieman said "We are excited to bring Brian on board. He has the kind of resume' and experience we were seeking, the kind necessary to continue our tradition of care excellence while navigating a period of unprecedented regulatory change."
Green Valley serves individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities from Dodge and adjacent counties, in a variety of programs designed to foster independence. Established in 1968, it serves nearly 400 persons annually with a budget approaching $4 million. Green Valley has 85 full and part-time employees.