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United Way of the Flint Hills
702 Commercial St suite 2e, Emporia, KS 66801, USA

if available

Executive Director

United Way of the Flint Hills is seeking an Executive Director to oversee the administration, programs, fundraising, and community outreach of the organization.

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United Way of the Flint Hills is seeking an Executive Director to oversee the administration, programs, fundraising, and community outreach of the organization.

United Way of the Flint is a 501(c) 3 organization whose mission is to build a vibrant community by focusing on education, income and health. Established in 1938, the United Way has a long history of supporting a variety of local organizations and creating its own programs and initiatives to address issues facing communities. United Way takes seriously its role to be a thought leader in the community and has established partnerships and relationships with a variety of nonprofit organizations, businesses, and associations to improve the quality of life for our residents. United Way of the Flint Hills serves the residents of Chase, Coffey, Greenwood, Lyon, Morris, Osage, Wabaunsee and Woodson counties.

United Way Core Competencies For All Staff

Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to the mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities.  This drives their performance and professional motivations.
Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.

Collaborator: understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.

Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.
The following list of major duties is performed by the Executive Director and is not inclusive.

Fundraising and Community OutreachRepresent the organization in key community events, meetings, and activities.

Ensure the organization’s community outreach prioritizes education, health and financial stability.
Lead community impact efforts based on needs of the community within the capacity of the organization.

Lead annual fundraising efforts to support all organization activities and grants.

Lead grant writing efforts to support ongoing initiatives such as Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.
Serves as primary media spokesperson.

Coordinates or oversees public awareness and publicity of the work and activities of the organization within the community.

Represents the organization, the community and the donors in the regional, state and national United Way organizations. 

Participates in state and national meetings.

Ensures that United Way maintains an active social media presence across multiple platforms and ensures that the website is relevant and timely.

Community Partner Collaboration

Work with Community Partners to ensure that the work they are performing using United Way funds are meeting established outcomes.

Meet with Community Partners at least once a year to stay abreast of their programs, services, opportunities and challenges in order for United Way to support them and the community.
Ensure that Community Partners are in compliance with Memorandum of Agreement and  Grant Agreement.

Keep Community Partners informed of United Way, our campaign, and our expectations for a successful partnership.

Grants Management

Manage Community Partner grant process, including create and distribute application, recruit and guide Community Investment Committee panels, and act as liaison with the Board of Trustees in the award process.

Ensure Community Partners compliance with agreement, and twice annually reporting on grants progress.

Manage Emerging Needs Grant application process, including publicize, collect applications, and prepare for review by the Executive Committee.

Manage United for Racial Equity Grant (REG) process, including create application, publicize and educate community on opportunity, recruit potential applicants, recruit and REG Grantmakers, and act as liaison with the Board of Trustees in the award process.

Require final grant report form from Emerging Needs and REG grant awardees.

Collaboration with the Board of Trustees

Work closely with the Board of Trustees to ensure the organization is achieving its mission.
With the Executive Committee, manage the work of the board and keep them informed of the organization’s operational, financial, and fundraising efforts.

Bring items needing board action to the Board of Trustees and/or Finance Committee for timely inclusion on the agenda.  Meet regularly with the Board of Trustees and committees and provide updates on work activities.

Be accountable for income and expenditures in accordance with the budget and funding requirements. Make timely reports to the Board regarding financial matters.  Prepare the annual budget based on anticipated funds and determine program priorities; submit budget draft to the Board of Trustees for approval.

Work closely with the Board of Trustees and other assigned committees to ensure the successful implementation of the UWFH strategic plan.  Implement priorities and long term goals of the board.  Develop strategies and action plans to achieve goals.  Report progress in implementation to the board.

Management and Administration

Provide day to day management of the UWFH in accordance with board policy.

Maintain relationship with accounting firm to manage the organization's finances and provide direction on financial policies, accounts receivables and payables.

Hire, direct, evaluate and terminate as necessary any paid staff in accordance with UWFH’s personnel policy.

Ensure that United Way technology is fully operational and works with a vendor to ensure no interruption to services.


Bachelor’s degree in a related field
Nonprofit experience preferred in a senior leadership position
Fundraising experience
Supervisory and strong leadership skills
Marketing experience
Excellent communications skills (oral and written)
Proficient computer skills, especially related to spreadsheets, e-mail and word processing
Experience in working as part of a team to accomplish a goal
Active professional growth, including leadership positions in related organizations
Budget preparation skills
Strategic planning experience
Travel within the eight county service area is required on a regular basis. Other in-state and out-of-state travel may also be necessary. Mileage is reimbursed at IRS rates.

Please send a cover letter and resume to: Lynn Cunningham, UWFH Board Search Committee Chair at

Kansas State University

if available

Extension Ag Economist- KFMA NE Council Grove

The Kansas Farm Management Association (KFMA) Northeast is seeking applicants to fill the role of an Extension Agricultural Economist. The responsibilities of an Extension Agricultural Economist are varied but center around providing education and consultation to KFMA member farms in the area of farm business management. KFMA Economists strive to provide cooperating farms with resources to make informed financial, production, and tax management decisions.

Extension Ag Economist- KFMA NE Council Grove

Apply nowDepartment: 3670099914 KS Farm Management Assoc - AFF
Job no: 515302
Employment type: Extension Agent / Educator
Location: Other
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Agriculture, Business / Accounting / Finance, Extension Agent / Educator, Crop Production
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

TITLE:  Extension Agricultural Economist, Kansas Farm Management Association, Northeast

The Kansas Farm Management Association (KFMA) Northeast is seeking applicants to fill the role of an Extension Agricultural Economist. The responsibilities of an Extension Agricultural Economist are varied but center around providing education and consultation to KFMA member farms in the area of farm business management. KFMA Economists strive to provide cooperating farms with resources to make informed financial, production, and tax management decisions.

KFMA NE works with farm families in a 16-county area. Principal crops are corn, soybeans, alfalfa hay, and other forages.  This is also a livestock intensive area of Kansas.  Average farm size is 1,600 acres.

LOCATION:  Council Grove, Kansas

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.


The foundation of the KFMA program is providing education and consultation to member farms in the area of farm business management.  KFMA Economists strive to provide cooperating farms with resources to make informed financial, production, and tax management decisions.  In order to achieve this goal, an Extension Agricultural Economist is expected to:

  1. Develop and maintain a relationship with membership of approximately 80-90 cooperating commercial farms

  2. Assist cooperating farms with development of a comprehensive and accurate accounting of the farm.  Complete records are the essential foundation of all KFMA services provided

  3. Provide KFMA members with:

  • Regular, scheduled on-farm visits each year (at times requiring extensive travel within the association)

  • An annual accrual whole-farm business analysis utilizing KFMA software to collect and process information

  • An annual economic analysis of farm enterprises

  • Benchmarks of farm performance in comparison to similar farms and/or industry standards

  • Guidance based on interpretation of whole-farm, enterprise, and benchmark analysis

  • Guidance and recommendations in estate planning, farm succession planning, and business entity structure

  1. Learn and understand federal and state income tax regulations as they apply to farm businesses.  This includes significant time spent working with members on:

  • Tax implications of farm business management decisions

  • Year-end tax planning and management

  • Preliminary income tax related work for KFMA NE members

  • Final income tax filing as an employee of Northeast Kansas Agricultural Tax Services, Inc. (with consulting leave time taken from Extension Agricultural Economist position)

  1. Collect, process, and verify financial and production information from cooperating farms to be utilized by K-State Research and Extension for research, teaching, and other Extension programs

  2. Market and promote KFMA by supporting county, area, and state Extension personnel with technical expertise in the area of farm business and farm income tax management

Participate in continuing education to expand farm income tax and farm management technical skills

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Accounting, Finance or related field and at least three years of acceptable performance in a position in one of the following areas: agricultural economics, agricultural finance, agribusiness, accounting or closely related field


  • Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Accounting or related field


  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in all college coursework

  • Minimum of 6 hours of coursework in accounting

  • Ability to effectively communicate with individuals and groups

  • Evidence of solid planning, prioritization and organizational skills

  • Good understanding of production agriculture

  • Ability to effectively utilize computer technology, software and applications

  • Demonstrated expertise in understanding and communicating sound farm accounting principles and economic relationships in agriculture

  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality

  • Self-discipline to work independently, and flexibility to work as part of a team

  • Ability to handle a workload that varies depending on the time of year (heavy workload required November-April)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Tax-related accounting coursework

  • Farm income-tax preparation experience

How to Apply:

Application must upload a letter of application, resume including contact information for three professional references (Each reference will be asked to upload a letter of support for the applicant), and official transcripts of all college coursework. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening of applications will begin on June 19, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.  The starting date is negotiable with the KFMA, NE Board of Directors and KFMA Executive Director.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

Commensurate with training and experience as negotiated by the Department of Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University; the Board of Directors of Kansas Farm Management Association, Northeast; and the applicant.

For More Information:

Contact Kellen L. Liebsch, Associate Director, Kansas Farm Management Association Program.

Office: (785) 539-0373; E-mail:  The KFMA program website is


Travel, which will be required for this position, is primarily within the KFMA NE association area but may occasionally involve overnight travel to other areas of Kansas.  Reimbursement for travel and subsistence related to achieving program objectives including either use of an association provided vehicle or mileage reimbursement will be provided.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Hays House 1857 Restaurant & Tavern
112 West Main Street, Council Grove, KS, USA
(620) 767-5911

if available

Full-Time / Part-Time Hosts/Hostess, Food Runners, & Servers

🫵🏼Hosts / Hostessess, Food Runners, and Servers…

🫵🏼We’re looking for you!

🫵🏼Join our fantastic team and make some history with us!

Call 620.767.5911 and ask for Chef Randy.


Short Stop
9 E Main St, Council Grove, KS 66846, USA
(620) 273-4033

if available

Full-Time / Part-Time Staff

Short Stop in Council Grove is currently accepting applications for team members. Apply online at :

Cottage House
25 N Neosho St, Council Grove, KS 66846, USA
(620) 767-6828

if available

Full-Time / Part-Time Staff

The Cottage House is adding to its team!

Applicant needs to be able to multi-task, work independently as well as with other team members, have open availability, and have a happy spirit. Duties include, but aren't limited to, cleaning, washing laundry, light dusting, providing excellent customer service, and learning to use our computer system. Some days may be cleaning while others may be working a 3 pm - 11pm shift. Apply in person at the front desk.

Serious applicants only, please.

Morris County Hospital
600 N Washington St, Council Grove, KS, USA
(620) 767-6811

if available

Full-Time / Part-Time... MULTIPLE POSITIONS

• Full-time RN for our night shift (5 pm to 5 am)
• Full time CNA for night or day shift
• Full- time Office Assistant
• Full- time Home Health Aide/CNA
• Full- time Home Health Housekeeper
• Part-time Clinic Medical Assistant
• Part-time Food Service Associate

We offer a competitive salary with night and weekend differential pay along with a benefits package. You can apply online at our website at or you may send your resume to

Bolton Cars
11 E Main St, Council Grove, KS 66846, USA
(620) 767-6718

if available

Full-Time Automotive Service Advisor

Automotive Service Advisor Bolton Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, located in Council Grove, KS, is looking for a Service Advisor to join their industry-leading service team!

If interested, call Chris at (620) 767-6718


Job Responsibilities:

Consult and interpret customer needs for the mechanics

Serve as the primary point of contact for all automotive service and repair matters

Understand customers’ problems and arrange for appropriate service

Prioritize required services, and offer options

Set and manage the expectations of the service delivery for both the customers and mechanics

Continuously keep the customer updated on repair needs and completion times


Job Requirements:

Exemplary customer service skills are a must

At least 1 year of Service Advisor experience preferred

Automotive knowledge is preferred

Valid driver's license with a clean driving record

High School diploma or equivalent


Dealership Benefits:

Competitive wages


Healthcare coverage after the introductory period

401k with company match

Paid time off

Professional working environment

Opportunities for growth Start your career with Bolton Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.


Apply today!

Pizza Hut
5 N Union St, Council Grove, KS 66846, USA
(620) 767-5000

if available

Full-Time Management Team

CG Pizza Hut looking for Management Team Member: We are hiring for more than a job, we are hiring for the future. If you are looking for a future with an employer who wants to invest in you and where you and your family matter, then we are looking for you!

CG Pizza Hut looking for Management Team Member:  We are hiring for more than a job, we are hiring for the future. If you are looking for a future with an employer who wants to invest in you and where you and your family matter, then we are looking for you!

Morris County Hospital Rehab Center
600 N Washington St, Council Grove, KS 66846, USA
(620) 767-6811

if available

Full-Time Physical Therapist

You’re a PT who lives and breathes for the patient experience. Helping patients overcome their pain and get back to the life they care about is a passion for you—and it shows. You’re a welcoming clinic presence who can connect with just about any patient who lands on your schedule, and your attention to outcomes (and your ability to adapt and adjust your care plan as needed) shines through your high-quality, evidence-based care. You’re a total team player, a fastidious documenter, and an expert problem-solver.

Mathis Rehab Centers, established in 2003, is seeking a full-time Physical Therapist to work in our Council Grove, Kansas location at Morris County Hospital Rehab Center.

If you are looking for a great local Physical Therapy company, we invite you to apply!


Identify and meet patients’ goals and needs

Develop care plans using a variety of treatment techniques

Provide quality, personalized and evidence-based care and proven interventions

Motivate patients during treatment in order to help them function optimally

Promote patient healthy lifestyles by improving strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination

Consult and practice with other health professionals

Evaluate effects and monitor and communicate progress

Provide excellent, thorough documentation


Intensive education and clinical expertise

Ability to manage patients with different types of personalities

Current knowledge of treatment practices

Drive to continually learn and grow

Professional behavior

Excellent interpersonal communication skills

Valid license to practice physical therapy - Kansas

Mathis Rehab Centers LLC provided the following inclusive hiring information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Type: Full-time


Masters or Doctorate (Preferred)

Kansas Physical Therapy License or Eligible (Preferred)



401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Employee assistance program

Flexible schedule

Flexible spending account

Health insurance

Health savings account

Life insurance

Paid time off

Professional development assistance

Relocation assistance

Retirement plan

Vision insurance

Contact us:  

Send Resume/CV and/or questions to

El Rancho Viejo
209 Main St, Council Grove, KS 66846, USA
(620) 767-6405

if available

Part-Time / Full-Time Wait Staff

El Rancho Viejo Mexican restaurant looking for an extra waitress. Ask for Patricia when inquiring.


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