Upward Transitions Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Ray Bitsche, Jr. as chief executive officer. “All of us on the board are extremely happy,” said Wayne Barbour, board president of the 90 year-old nonprofit agency. “It is our hope that Ray can take Upward Transitions to the next level in serving our clients.” Bitsche brings 28 years of leadership in public service and nonprofit industries to Upward Transitions and was most recently CEO of Sunbeam Family […]
Upward Transitions is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator to manage all aspects of its award winning Travelers Aid program at Will Rogers World Airport (information booths) and coordinate the volunteers that staff the program. Candidate must have a degree in Human Relations, Public Relations or related fields. Experience working with volunteers a must with preference given to candidates who have worked with senior volunteers. Ability to recruit, train and retain volunteers as well as maintaining a volunteer schedule is required. The job […]
Upward Transitions serves those who are homeless and impoverished by providing case management and stabilizing resources to meet basic social needs. The ultimate goal is to assist individuals and families to reach their potential with the ability to support themselves and contribute back to their community.
Upward Transitions is committed to community development and advocacy for those who are poor and homeless.
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Every staff member at Upward Transitions, read the short letter, saw the check and smiled. A donation and a simple, handwritten note expressing gratitude are enough to make any nonprofit employee’s day. But this donation and this note were different. They represented the final step in a journey that began nearly five years ago.
There is a warmth to Glenda that seems to relax the very air around her. She speaks in a slow, deliberate and thoughtful cadence. But behind the kindness in her eyes is a fatigue, a tiredness that comes with being a single mother of four.