June 2016 Newsletter


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OnMay 31, 2016, posted in: Newsletter by

Wakulla Environmental Institute Offering Drone Class this Summer

Unmanned Systems Technology (Drones) Offered this Summer!
Course begins July 12, and ends September 29. Course number WEI0101; Reference number 169859; Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. Classes include lecture and hands on time operating aerial, underwater and ground vehicles. For more information or instructions on how to register visit: Visit our Website! or Send us an email!

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OnMay 23, 2016, posted in: News by

May 2016 Newsletter

May Newsletter

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OnMay 3, 2016, posted in: Newsletter by

Job Opportunity – American Cancer Society

Community Manager, Relay For Life – Tallahassee

Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Experience Required: 1 – 3 Years

Job Description:

Executes a portfolio of Relay For Life events, with accountability for significant income targets, as well as event-related mission and advocacy activities. Ensures goal achievement through the effective leadership, engagement, empowerment, and mobilization of event volunteers.


    • Accountable for the achievement of income performance targets for a portfolio of Relay For Life events, including community feeder events.
    • Responsible for effectively and efficiently completing activities and meeting target deadlines in order to execute successful events.
    • Implements best practices for leadership development, increased participation and event revenue growth; drives and encourages creativity and innovation at the community level.
    • Develops and demonstrates skills in community organization, relationship building and talent identification and leadership development.
    • Engages, trains and manages relationships with community volunteers to ensure successful events execution, with a focus on event volunteer leadership positions.
    • Engages the community in Relay For Life to drive increased event participation – event committee, teams, team members, sponsors and survivor/caregiver – including youth engagement through teams in community events, Relay Recess and Field Day, high school Coaches vs. Cancer.
    • Collaborates with Corporate & Distinguished Partners and Health Systems staff to maximize event success; leverages opportunities to engage constituents from corporate, distinguished partners and health systems activities in events through event sponsorship and participation.
    • Works in partnership with Health Systems staff for achievement of identified event-related mission goals, including enterprise-wide initiatives. Integrates mission/cancer control activities messaging and within Relay For Life events.
    • Partners with enterprise support functions and ensures appropriate support is provided for successful execution of events.
    • Utilizes available tools and processes to maximize event results, including online fundraising.
    • Utilizes and responds to customer satisfaction survey, comparative event and success factors data.
    • Monitors progress against objectives; adjusts plans and manages contingency efforts and resources as required.
    • Ensures strong logistical coordination for assigned events.
    • Facilitates volunteer retention and ensures meaningful volunteer recognition.
    • Utilizes defined processes to ensure timely and accurate event data entry.
    • Ensures compliance with ACS policies, including employment, risk management, event and cash handling, and financial controls.
    • Works in partnership with ACS CAN, including efforts to increase ACS CAN membership.
  • Actively demonstrates and cascades the enterprise-wide mindsets: integrity, collaboration and stewardship.


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OnMay 2, 2016, posted in: News by

TCC Workforce Development May Courses

May Courses

This preview provides a listing of our upcoming events and courses starting in the month of May.

Additional information about future offerings, as well as course descriptions, can be found on our website. Visit Our Website

Registration and payment of fees prior to the course date is required.  Please visit our website to apply and register.

Green Technologies

Solar Photovoltaics – NABCEP

May 5 – June 25

T/R, 6:00 – 10:00 PM


Information Technology                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Computer Basics

May 10 – May 19

T/R, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

$79 More May Courses

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OnApril 25, 2016, posted in: News by

Participate in the “ACHIEVING THE DREAM” Business Incubator Program For Free

This program is a part of the Retail Career Pathways Initiative at TCC and will provide assistance to increase
growth potential, resulting in self-sustaining, profitable companies, and support the launch, growth,
stabilization and long-term success of business enterprises in Leon and surrounding counties. Additionally,
participants will have local business Mentors to maximize their opportunity for success!

More IncubatorProgram_flyer

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OnApril 19, 2016, posted in: News, Other by

April 2016 Newsletter


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OnApril 7, 2016, posted in: News, Newsletter by

Job Opportunity – USDA Forest Service

National Forests in Florida, Apalachicola National Forest
Wakulla Work Center

Forestry Technician (Trails), GS-0462-07

The Apalachicola National Forest will be announcing a Forestry Technician (Trails) position for the Wakulla Work Center based out of Tallahassee, Florida.  This notification is being circulated to inform prospective applicants of the upcoming opportunity.

How to Apply

The vacancy announcement for this position will be posted on the U.S. Government’s official website for employment opportunities at www.usajobs.govThis position is being announced under announcement number “to be announced”. more

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OnApril 7, 2016, posted in: News by

Thank you to Our Sponsors

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OnApril 5, 2016, posted in: News by

Job Opportunity – Office Coordinator American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society Tallahassee Office is looking to fill an office coordinator position.


Coordinator, Division Office & Event Support – Tallahassee Submit your LinkedIn Profile as your resume! Apply with LinkedIn


Job ID #: 21248 Location: Florida – Tallahassee
Functional Area: Clerical/Admin. Department: Support Services
Position Type: Full-Time Non-Exempt Education Required: Associates Degree
Experience Required: Less than 1 year Relocation Provided: No



Position Description 

One hundred years ago, the American Cancer Society began the fight of a lifetime – the fight against cancer.  After 100 years of saving lives and creating more birthdays, we’re leading the way in working tirelessly to transform cancer from deadly to treatable and from treatable to preventable.  We want to finish the fight against Cancer.  In fact, we’ve never been more ready to put the American Cancer Society out of business.

That’s why we’re embarking on our most ambitious undertaking yet.  Each year, we help cancer patients everywhere get the help they need when they need it.

As the largest voluntary health organization, the American Cancer Society is passionately committed to saving lives from cancer.  We are working to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays – a world where cancer never steals another year from anyone’s life.  The ACS combines relentless passion with the wisdom of nearly a century of experience to make this vision a reality, and they get results.  The ACS saves lives by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by finding cures, and fighting back.  Thanks in part to this work; nearly 12 million cancer survivors and countless others who have avoided the disease will celebrate a birthday this year.

As the official sponsor of birthdays, we know how important each and every birthday is! 

The Coordinator, Division Office & Event Support role will be responsible for performing activities to ensure Division offices are opened and staffed to serve the customer in their respective communities as well as perform activities to support a portfolio of distinguished and/or community events.    Responsibilities include but are not limited to: mail management, general office operations, office volunteer management, donation/income processing, general event support, event materials & product support, data entry and standard reporting.

  • Office Support:
  • Provide office supply management, to include ordering , inventory,  receiving orders, and  expenses.
  • Responsible for event materials/product management – receiving orders, maintain inventory and distribute to appropriate staff.
  • Oversee mail management, coordinate receipt and distribution of letters, packages, correspondence, sort mail, process all office bulk mailings, maintain postage due accounts and postage in meters.
  • Provide support for facility management, interact with building management and landlord as needed, serve as a liaison for the Facilities Department for annual building inspections injury incident reports, office closure, security point of contact, local point of contact for  internal/ external office vendors.
  • Provide general office operation support, coordinate office space utilization (i.e. work station/ offices) and equipment (phones/PC’s), manage off site / internal storage facilities, maintain and manage inventory of fixed assets (e.g. copiers, postage meters, laptops, wireless cards, LCD players, walkie-talkies, credit card machines, etc.),
  • Process ePRFs for office related expenses and invoices,  point of contact for AV equipment, conference rooms, office meetings and trainings (beverages, food, room preparation, supplies).
  • Serve as a liaison for the IT department, work with IT to resolve office wide computer related issues , act as point of contact for computer and hardware upgrades and phone system; return equipment to IT; serve as a systems super user for appropriate technology tools.
  • Oversee reception and front desk duties, receive incoming calls, provide assistance to callers; greet visitors and provide assistance, ensure office is covered during open hours, assist walk-in patients with mission needs when a mission support role is not in the office.
  • Oversee office volunteer management, help recruit, train, direct, coordinate, maintain  data, and support recognition efforts.
  • Oversees all donation processing and cash management received in the office according to cash management handling procedures to include incomplete memorials, batch headers, petty cash, bank deposits, event donations SSBC incidents, income or expense adjustments; act as point of contact for finance deposits, assist with inquiries related to income processing.
  • Create bank night kits: batch forms, accounting packets, log, bank bags, and income processing materials, night deposit keys.
  • Provide office communication support, office e-mail groupings,  office information in the Cancer Resource Connection.
  • Provide Siebel service request support, handle and manage as assigned, reassign to the appropriate staff person as required.
  • Event Support:
  • Create event related materials including but not limited to:  invitations, RSVPs brochures, posters, letters, programs, certificates, and name tags.
  • Provide event material support; ensuring appropriate accounting; order event related supplies (awards, brochures, apparel, invitations, promotional products, luminaria, incentive prizes. team captain packets and sponsor packets)
  • Prepare event correspondence and mailings, meeting invitations; manage RSVPs; maintain contact lists.
  • Provide general event support: maintain locations, dates and times for events with SSBC,  participant registration, small game of chance license, ticket purchasing , insurance process (certificates of insurance), event related inquires (SRs, phone, walk-ins), auction process (auction items coordination, volunteer training, payment, etc.)
  • Support data entry to include: income, expenses, sponsorship, committees, sponsors, survivors, post event data  etc. into Siebel, EMT, Greater Giving.
  • Provides day of event support as approved and within policy to include registration, check out, setup and take down of equipment (computers, printer, etc.) onsite donation processing.
  • Pulls reports to support events, review reports as needed, follow up on data quality or content concerns; compile and summarize data to meet specific event needs.  Manage specific data (i.e., registrations, donations, previous YTD information, lapsed participants, team leader reports, etc.).
  • Setup/compile information on high end events including bid forms, bid paddles, and accurate seat assignments & charts within Greater Giving.

Position Requirements 

  • Associate’s degree preferred; or a combination of education and work experience.
  • 0-2 years of office or event support experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer skills; strong word processing, database management and spreadsheet skills.
  • Ability to respond to changing circumstances and priorities in a focused and timely manner.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
  • Able to work successfully in a diverse team environment.
  • Able to cultivate relationships in a diverse population of community leaders and volunteers
  • Limited travel, including evening and weekend work required.
  • Ability to lift 30lbs.

Staff have a unique opportunity to save lives through direct mission impact while fulfilling personal and career objectives.  The American Cancer Society values accountability and high performance and rewards those teams and team members who continually improve their capability and contribution. The American Cancer Society is also dedicated to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce to help achieve our mission.

Save Lives. Fulfill Yours.

ACS is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBT community, veterans, and people with disabilities.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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OnMarch 22, 2016, posted in: News by