Learning in Community & Schools (LinCS) Coordinator | VISTA – Closes 06/05/2015

Position Learning in Community & Schools (LinCS) Coordinator
Employer Western Washington University
Job Description

 

The 2015-16 VISTA member will advance the work of the WWU Woodring College of Education (WCE) Learning in Community and Schools (LinCS) by coordinating well-organized and meaningful service-learning opportunities for Woodring teacher candidates and other college students while deepening WCE’s commitment to offering strong field based experiences to teacher candidates while providing essential academic and social-emotional services to some of the most economically disadvantaged K-12 youth in our community.

Recruit, train and support college service-learners to engage with youth in before, during and after school academic and social-emotional programs in schools and the community. Visit college students and youth on site. Integrate deeper sustainability into the LinCS program, including developing existing and new faculty and school/community partnerships and WCE teacher candidate 1:1 service-learning mentoring. Streamline quarterly placement process using Excel and database technology. Collect, analyze and report data. Collaborate with other VISTA and AmeriCorps members to design and implement quarterly Service Days (for example, the MLK Jr. Day of Service). Coordinate meetings for AmeriCorps and VISTA teams placed with LinCS and in the schools. Participate in all WACC trainings. Provide programming sustainability support to school and/or community partners during the summer. Other duties as assigned.

· Monthly living allowance, $973/month. This living allowance is based on 110% of the area poverty level.
· Post service $5,730 Education Award or $1500 end-of-term cash award
· Basic health coverage, student loan forbearance and basic child care assistance when applicable
· Relocation allowance if moving more than 50 miles to serve
· Paid round-trip ticket to pre-service orientation and reimbursed travel expenses (when applicable)
· Extensive training, professional development, and networking opportunities
· Access to AmeriCorps network
· Non-competitive eligibility for federal government service (for one year after service)

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AmeriCorp Positions – Closes 07/01/2015

Position Four AmeriCorp Positions Available
Employer NSEA Americorp
Job Description

 

Education Coordinator:

The Education Coordinator position will involve the implementation of NSEA’s community outreach and education programs, providing the building blocks for an improved environment, new partnerships, and sustained healthy wild fish populations. The position is approximately 60% field-based and 40% office-based. Work weeks fluctuate often due to weekend and evening events. The Education Coordinator will perform the following tasks:
A. Coordinate, plan and organize NSEA’s education and outreach programs.
B. Direct and facilitate Students for Salmon and other K-12 school programs, including college level.
C. Implement Community outreach activities such as table booths and distributing materials.
D. Update NSEA social media outlets, including Fish Tales, Fish Bytes and website.
E. Update and maintain NSEA database, tracking volunteers and student engagement.
F. Develop an education coordinator manual, align curriculums with state standards and assist in supporting funding opportunities, including reporting.

Monitoring Coordinator:

The Monitoring Coordinator position will involve the implementation of NSEA’s volunteer community-based wild salmon recovery programs. The position is approximately 60% field-based and 40% office-based. Work weeks fluctuate often due to weekend and evening events. The Monitoring Coordinator will perform the following tasks:
1. Provide support for the development and coordination of volunteer-based monitoring projects.
2. Update monitoring protocols and maintain appropriate quality assurance plans.
3. Maintain all scientific monitoring equipment.
4. Create reports on all monitoring projects including a technical data analysis, description of procedures, and documentation of volunteer involvement.
5. Assist with the recruiting, training, and supervision of volunteers and interns for streamside habitat restoration projects, scientific monitoring programs, and Middle School Service Learning program.
6. Provide program support for environmental education programs, leading field trips and doing classroom presentations.

Restoration Coordinator:

NSEA’s Restoration Coordinator will plan, organize and implement community opportunities for salmon habitat restoration projects, helping to recruit, train, report and increase our volunteer capacity. The position is approximately 60% field-based and 40% office-based. Work weeks fluctuate often due to weekend and evening events. The Restoration Coordinator will perform the following tasks:
a) Identify, schedule, plan, and publicize volunteer-based projects including streamside habitat restoration work parties.
b) Facilitate student restoration work parties.
c) Update and manage a current list of volunteer opportunities and internships, the NSEA website and social media feeds.
d) Provide program support for environmental education programs, leading field trips and doing classroom presentations.
e) Assist with the recruiting, training, and supervision of volunteers and interns.
f) Maintain NSEA’s volunteer database and create reports on all volunteer projects.
g) Maintain NSEA’s on-site native plant nursery.
h) Table outreach booths, conduct public presentations, distribute Fish Tales, and other outreach activities.

Stewardship Coordinator:

NSEA’s Stewardship Coordinator will implement NSEA’s stewardship focused programs, leading salmon viewing tours, implementing the River Stewards program and facilitating student field excursions to promote NSEA and local salmon recovery efforts. The position is approximately 60% field-based and 40% office-based. Work weeks fluctuate often due to weekend and evening events. The Stewardship Coordinator will perform the following tasks:
a) Plan and implement community opportunities to view salmon.
b) Implement the Nooksack River Stewards program working with the US Forest Service.
c) Provide program support for environmental education programs, leading field trips and doing classroom presentations.
d) Assist with the recruiting, training, and supervision of volunteers and interns.
e) Facilitate NSEA’s student stream exploration and service learning programs, Swimming Upstream and Middle School Service Learning.
f) Table outreach booths, conduct public presentations, distribute Fish Tales, and other outreach activities.
g) Develop interpretive data, signage, brochures and maps.
h) Further develop NSEA’s stewardship efforts, creating a notebook.

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Mental Health Professional – Closes Until Filled

Position Mental Health Professional
Employer Catholic Community Services
Job Description

 

Catholic Community Services, Homeless Adult Services (HAS) is the largest provider of adult homeless services in Tacoma, Washington. Nativity House (NH), a program of HAS, is the central hub to serve homeless adults in the Pierce County region.   It operates 24-hour/7-day a week, offering services (emergency shelter, meals, systematic outreach, Rapid Rehousing, Mental Health and Co-Occurring Disorder treatment, Employment Services, Spiritual Support, 50 units of permanent supportive housing, etc.) to meet the basic needs of individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Assist individuals who are homeless and who present with mental health challenges in their journey toward treatment and/or recovery.  Works as part of a team with Peer Specialists, Counselors, Social Workers, and Program Specialists in providing outreach and engagement services to engender trust and instill a sense of hope.  Work occurs in a variety of settings, including meal sites, shelters, permanent housing and the streets. This is a professional position that will also provide therapeutic interventions including assessment, counseling and case management.

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Website Production Internship – Until Filled

Position Website Production Internship
Employer Springtide Sup
Job Description

 

Assist in the redesign of webpage for Springtide Paddlesports. Reorganize  landing page to create a more modern look and ease of navigation for customers looking to rent paddle boards. Create new pages for Tours, Yoga, and an easy to update blog page capable of tying into social media sites: twitter, facebook, and tripAdvisor. Integrate a premade reservation system into the existing website (using Drupal modules)

html and CSS for home page – restructure into blocks for ease of navigation

Create new pages within current structure for additional company services

Integrate a reservation system into existing site for ease of customer use.

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LPN (Job #20132459)- Closes 7/13/2015

Position LPN
Employer Telecare Corporation
Job DescriptionThe program is scheduled to open in mid-July 2015. POSITION SUMMARY
The LPN provides services related to the safe and appropriate administration of medical treatment (including medications) as prescribed by the physician, using Psychiatric Rehabilitation concepts and Recovery Philosophy. The LPN provides documentation to the Medical Director and Treatment Team of response to treatment and notifies all parties of clinical changes of condition.

Company / Facility information
Telecare has been providing services to individuals with serious mental illness since 1965 and is proud to be a significant provider of mental Health services in Oregon and Washington. Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to individuals with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations, and have over 90 programs and over 3,000 employees across the country. And we’re growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.

As the newest member of the Telecare family, Telecare North Sound Evaluation and Treatment Center will be a 16 bed locked inpatient psychiatric unit. An interdisciplinary team will provide progressive recovery–based services to adults who have mental illness.

The program is scheduled to open in mid-July 2015.

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Director of Nursing (Job #20132426)- Closes 7/13/2015

Position Director of Nursing
Employer Telecare Corporation
Job DescriptionThe program is scheduled to open in mid-July 2015. The Director of Nursing is responsible for all activities and functions related to nursing programs, the administration of patient care systems and patient care in all nursing areas, departments and client care levels in the facility, using Psychiatric Rehabilitation concepts and Recovery Philosophy. Basic functions include:
§ Develops departmental goals, objectives, standards of performance, policies and procedures.
§ Organizes the department in accordance with administrative guidelines in order to provide specified nursing services to meet the legal, organizational and medical staff guidelines.
§ Functions in an advisory capacity to the administrator in evaluating procedural changes as they relate to patient care.
§ Directs the implementation and ensures compliance with standards of nursing practice that promote optimal health care delivery and meet regulatory requirements.
§ Supervises the clinical coordinator and responsible for the medically-complex unit.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP
§ Plans, organizes, directs and controls nursing services.
§ Responsible for the administrative functioning of the Nursing Dept.
§ Makes use of management practices that include empowerment of staff, the provision of clear and concise expectations regarding duties assigned employees, frequent feedback focusing on both positive and problematic aspects of work performance and other management practices that are consistent with Continuous Quality Improvement.
§ Promotes and maintains professional and effective relationships and communications within the department and with other departments.
§ Maintain professional boundaries in supervisorial role, keeping disciplinary actions confidential.
§ Role modeling a positive approach to problem-solving.

The program is scheduled to open in mid-July 2015.

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RN Supervisor (Job Code #20132458) – Closes 07/13/2015

Position RN Supervisor
Employer Telecare Corporation
Job Description POSITION SUMMARY
The Registered Nurse Supervisor supervises and performs activities that are carried out by professional and paraprofessional nursing personnel using Psychiatric Rehabilitation concepts and Recovery Philosophy. This involves coordination of all care provided clients with a focus on maintaining the highest quality possible of services rendered.

Company / Facility information
Telecare has been providing services to individuals with serious mental illness since 1965 and is proud to be a significant provider of mental Health services in Oregon and Washington. Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to individuals with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations, and have over 90 programs and over 3,000 employees across the country. And we’re growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.

As the newest member of the Telecare family, Telecare North Sound Evaluation and Treatment Center will be a 16 bed locked inpatient psychiatric unit. An interdisciplinary team will provide progressive recovery–based services to adults who have mental illness.

The program is scheduled to open in mid-July 2015.

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Lead Preschool Teacher – Bellingham – Closes 07/01/2015

Position Lead Preschool Teacher – Bellingham
Employer The PlaySchool at Perch and Play
Job Description Small, intimate preschool is looking for a lead classroom teacher for a part time job starting Fall 2015. Candidate must be thoughtful, fun and have a sincere passion for early childhood learning. Additionally, candidate must be a warm, friendly person who loves children and their families. Commitment through 2015/16 school year required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Independently prepping and maintaining a clean, safe and organized classroom, continuous lesson planning, online blogging each day with short descriptions and photos of school that day and parent email communication.

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