Associate Director

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West CAP
Menomonie, Wisconsin
May 19, 2021
Jun 18, 2021
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

West CAP, an innovative, forward thinking community action organization serving low-income families, is recruiting a full- time Associate Director.


About Us


West CAP plays a unique role in its community. We are a non-profit, independent, and tax-exempt private charitable organization in west central Wisconsin that has been serving a mission in the public interest for over 55 years. West CAP’s mission is “to take action against poverty by developing the social and economic assets of low-income families and their communities and by working to create a more just and sustainable society.”

The Associate Director role will assist the Executive Director in providing organizational leadership, strategic planning, collaboration with other entities, program operations, and policy advocacy related to West CAP’s community action mission. The Associate Director is responsible for providing program support including program development, program staff hiring and supervision, intake processes, budget development and monitoring, on-going program evaluation, data and outcomes tracking, Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and other program contract management, and program reporting to the       West CAP Board and others.

The position location may be based from our Menomonie and/or Glenwood City offices with occasional remote workplace options as well.

Required qualifications: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field with a minimum of 5 years of supervisory and program management experience. Knowledge of and, preferably, experience in non-profit administration and working with poverty issues and marginalized populations. Public relations, policy advocacy, and data research, and analysis skills desired. Budget management experience preferred.   Fundraising experience a plus. Excellent communication and collaboration skills are needed, including both written and oral presentation. Computer skills are requisite, including word processing and spreadsheets. Writing sample required.


Ability to obtain the ROMA Implementer Certification and “Community Action Professional Certification” after hire. Must

have a valid driver’s license and deemed insurable driver by our insurance provider prior to hire.

The successful candidate will be eligible:

  • Competitivesalary andremoteworkoptions
  • Over3weeks paid timeofffirstyearofemployment
  • 9paidholidays
  • Comprehensivebenefitpackage includinghealth,dental, retirement,freelife/disability benefits
  • Paidtraininganddevelopment opportunities

We embrace diversity, inclusion, and employees who reflect the population we serve. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor prohibited by law. We are happy to provide a reasonable accommodation, for those with a disability, to complete any part of the application process. If you are unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, please contact us at

For consideration, please apply with your resume and cover letter or mail to West CAP, PO Box 308, Glenwood City, WI 54013 or email to Application is due June 18th. West CAP is an Equal Employment Opportunity organization.


Our Culture

We believe that as employees, volunteers, and board members, dedicated to our mission of reducing poverty and developing assets, we must apply ourselves to the task of growing as a sustainable organization and as employees. Our work life illustrates our beliefs as an agency.

Consequently, we seek to conduct our work in a supportive environment and within a mutually supportive culture. Within our agency we value and seek to create a qualified workforce that reflects the demographic and cultural diversity existing in our larger community. Our employees are competitively reimbursed for their jobs and provided with a workplace and the tools that enable effective effort. Employees and board members have opportunities to make contributions to decision-making processes. Within our work, we relate to one another as we relate to our clients; with respect, honesty, and civility. We know that we can count on one another.

Our behavior emulates what we desire for our participants; learning and growth are key ingredients of the culture we seek to build. As an organization (a corporate person), our citizenship demonstrates what we expect of our community – compassionate institutional behavior, behavior that works for the common good of the community.

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