Zip Tour Guide – Closes 7/31/17

San Juan Island Zip Tour

Position Zip Tour Guide
Employer
Job Description Primary Purpose of Position: Provide an exceptional touring experience while facilitating groups through an 8 line Zip Tour on San Juan Island.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Facilitate zip line tours and provide an interactive and enjoyable experience for guests; Be comfortable leading groups ranging in age from children to older adults with all levels of fear and expectation.
• Must be able to effectively and safely handle attaching and detaching of equipment and have a complete understanding of the zipping experience and protocols.
• Create fun and safe work environment. Set the mood for the company by reflecting a positive enthusiastic tone.
• Can physically teach and assist guests from precarious situations including lifting guests and performing first aid.
• Can safely and responsibly provide transportation to and from the tour.
• Must be able to conduct and initiate pleasant and knowledgeable conversation about the island and the tour, and participate fully in the guest’s orientation and equipment setup.
• Take proper care of all equipment.

Work location is in Friday Harbor, Washington
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Seasonal Book Manufacturing – Closes 8/4/17

Position Seasonal Book Manufacturing
Employer Lithtex NW, LLC
Job Description Immediate openings for part time work transitioning to full time work, now through mid- September.

Job Description:
– Spring/ Summer seasonal position.
– Assist in manufacturing of coil bound agenda books.
– No experience necessary, we will train
the right individuals.
– The positions may include some of the following: Inspect work for quality assurance, load and unload punching machines, load and
unload collator, load transfer carts, load and unload Hi- die machines, and spiral bind books.

Hiring begins approx, March 20, Ends approx. September 15

Qualifications Requirements:
– Must be at least 18 years of age.
– Applicant must be able to speak, read, and understand the English language.
– The ability to understand and carry out verbal instructions.
– The ability to work in a team environment.
– Basic math skills.
– Attention to detail.
Physical Requirements:
– The ability to stand on your feet for an entire shift.
– The ability to lift up to 45 lbs.

Compensation

$11.00/hour
Days/Hours 35-45 per week – Hiring begins approx, March 20, Ends approx. September 15
Contact Info Matt Wright, 2000 Kentucky Street, Bellingham, WA 98229   EMAIL:  mattw@lithtexnw.com
How to Apply If interested please e- mail or turn in an application or resume to mattw@lithtexnw.com or attn: Matt Wright at 2000 Kentucky Street, Bellingham, WA, and list the desired position as Seasonal Book Manufacturing
Position Close August 4, 2017

Family Partner (Olympia) – Open Until Filled

Position Family Partner – Olympia
Employer Catholic Community Services/Catholic Housing Services 
Job Description Program Description:

The Family Behavioral Health System provides an integrated and flexible array of strengths-based services and supports centered around one predominant belief: Children need their families and families need their children. All services are delivered with the following core values in mind: safety of the child, family and community; flexible and responsive; family driven; normative; family oriented; strengths based; comprehensive and collaborative; unconditional; individualized; and culturally relevant.

Position Description:

Family Partners collaborate, provide peer support and help facilitate services for families receiving Family Behavioral Health services.  They work as a team member with other agency, system and community people.  Family Partners help parents voice their own perspective and assure other team members are able to understand that perspective.  They represent a parent orientation and perspective in all internal and external agency activities.  They build confidence with parents that their family can be successful after services have been completed.

Essential Functions:

  • Communicate role, responsibility and agency philosophy in order to assure mutual respect, confidence and trust with the consumer and other stakeholders.
  • Provide non-judgmental, unconditional support to the consumer.
  • Customize helping approaches to fit the consumer’s uniqueness, personality, culture and interest.
  • Maintain a focus on strengths, needs and creative solutions.
  • Utilize the family’s expertise in problem solving and solution seeking.
  • Work interdependently with others toward common goals.
  • Respond to family’s and children’s needs in a timely fashion.
  • Instill hope for the future by communicating and behaving with confidence and reassurance.
  • Dialogue with referred parents and relate personal experience as a parent that will further assist in building trust with the family.
  • Assess and review the parent’s ability to communicate their own position and preferences.
  • Reach agreement with parents about activities that will contribute to healing and support and assist in communicating that to others.
  • Review and analyze the team plan and make suggestions for improvements/modifications that improve parent participation.
  • Assist the parent in analyzing team progress toward vision and goals and encourage their feedback to the team.

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Independent Living Skills Coordinator (Tacoma) – Open Until Filled

Position Independent Living Skills Coordinator (Tacoma)
Employer Catholic Community Services/Catholic Housing Services 
Job Description Program Description:

The International Foster Care program (IFC) provides a safe, nurturing foster care environment for children who have fled their countries of origin. This comprehensive set of services includes education, legal, social and psychological supports all directed at achieving safety, stability and healthy development.

Position Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Program Supervisor:  Responsible for providing Independent Living services for refugee and immigrant children placed in foster care by working collaboratively with the case management team.  Manage ETV program and complete program outcomes reports.  In addition, assist and monitor foster youth who are participating in various foster youth grant programs.

Essential Functions: 

  • Develop a working knowledge of the IFC policy and procedure manuals.
  • Responsible for supervision and case management of 30-40 Unaccompanied Minors with regard to their life skills and emancipation plans.
  • Develop a comprehensive Life Skills Assessment and Independent Living Skills Curriculum to include goal-setting, education, and employment competencies for each youth transitioning out of foster care to independent living.
  • Provide and coordinate Independent Living Skills support services to satellite offices.
  • Partner with foster youth, foster parents, community, and case management team to utilize resources such as furniture banks, medical, educational, and public benefits that will successfully prepare youth to live independently.
  • Report back to and coordinate with case managers on each youth’s progress.
  • Participate and provide input during weekly staffing with regard to refugee services for youth.
  • Facilitate monthly group activities, workshops and classes to help expose youth to different educational and career opportunities, as well as coordinate guest speakers and invite community members to share expertise.
  • Maintain client files documenting youths participation in all IL activities and IL goal achievement.
  • Monitor ETV Program, Chafee Grant participants, and IL services support funds.
  • Manage ETV and Chafee Grant program for 15-20 participants by determining eligibility, awarding funds, and monitoring educational or employment status, as well as completing corresponding federal outcomes reports.
  • Write monthly program report to include outcomes, as well as programming and statistical information to include all youth.
  • Responsible for federal outcomes reports for youth who exit care until age 21.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

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