Full Time PTA needed- Closes 3/31/18

Position Physical Therapy Assistant
Employer South Sound Physical & Hand Therapy
Job Description Locally owned and operated physical and hand therapy clinic in Downtown Olympia is looking for an energetic Physical Therapist Assistant to join our team of busy practitioners. Position requires 35-40 hours per week and offers a competitive salary plus full benefits. Desired candidate will enjoy working in a fun outpatient setting and have great customer service skills when treating patients.
Qualifications Licensed PTA with flexible schedule

Compensation

21-26 per hour DOE
Days/Hours 35-40 hours
Contact Info Kim Stamp

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 111 Market St NE Olympia, WA 98501

EMAIL: ssphtjobs@gmail.com

PHONE: 360.956.1100

How to Apply    Please email cover letter and resume to ssphtjobs@gmail.com
Position Closes March 31, 2018
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Clinical Lead- Closes 1/31/18

Position Clinical Lead (LPN, MA-C)m Instructor
Employer Family Care Network
Job Description Essential Functions: The Clinical Lead position provides leadership and mentoring as needed for staff, as well as clinical support for Family Care Network’s physicians, patients and staff. We are looking for an experienced, qualified, motivated individual with a passion for family medicine who can:

Communicate effectively
Provide excellent customer service
Effectively manage patient flow in a fast-paced, urgent care environment
Utilize clinical knowledge and critical thinking skills to deliver safe, effective and therapeutic patient care
Assist with scheduling and reviewing timecards as directed by Practice Manager
Responsible for regulatory compliance, performance observation
Participates in clinical leadership meetings
Prioritize and multitask on multiple projects with frequent interruptions

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrated knowledge of clinical and medical office practices
Understand site specific flow, protocol and processes: Clinics specific processes are understood and followed
Critical thinking, triage per scope of practice, assessment, problem solving and documentation reflect consistant meeting of standards
Accurately schedule, change and cancel appointments in practice management system
Effectively manage stress; self-care

Qualifications Required Education: Completion of accredited Certified Medical Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse program

Required Licensure: Current Washington State license as a LPN or MA-C

Compensation

Negotiable
Days/Hours M-F 40 hours
Contact Info Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 709 W. Orchard Drive #4

EMAIL: fcnjobs@fcn.net

PHONE: 360.318.8800

How to Apply    https://www.familycarenetwork.com/careers/current-openings#op-224836-clinical-lead-lpn-mac-20171061210
Position Closes January 31, 2018

Early Achievers Coach- Closes 1/3/18

Position Early Achievers (EA) Coach-Child Care Aware of NW Washington
Employer Opportunity Council
Job Description EA is Washington’s Quality Rating and Improvement System intended to raise the quality of education & care provided to children in licensed child care. Provides essential services & site technical assistance, focuses on enrollment, program self assessment, access to required trainings & implementation of content, understanding quality standards, and preparation for successful site evaluation/rating. CCA of NW WA serves Whatcom, Island, San Juan, Skagit, and Snohomish Counties.
Qualifications See full job announcement & application process at www.oppco.org. Paper Employment Applications may be picked up at 1419 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA. Completed applications must be received by 4:00pm, 01/03/18. EOE

Compensation

Range ($19.56 to $24.45 per hour)
Days/Hours Monday thru Friday, 8am-5pm
Contact Info Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 1419 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA

WORK LOCATION: 1111 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA

EMAIL: hrrecruiting@oppco.org

PHONE: 360.734.5121 ext. 267

How to Apply    See full job announcement & application process at www.oppco.org. Paper Employment Applications may be picked up at 1419 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA. Completed applications must be received by 4:00pm, 01/03/18. EOE
Position Closes January 3, 2018

What-Comm Systems Analyst- Closes 1/8/18

Position What-Comm Systems Analyst I
Employer City of Bellingham
Job Description Closing Date/Time: Mon. 01/08/2018 4:30 PM Pacific Time

The current full salary range for this position is $5,279/month – $6,949/month. Typical starting salary is at Step 1 – $5,279/month.

Accepting online applications only at www.cob.org/jobs

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for systems administration, coordination and support of critical software systems at the What-Comm 911 communications center. Performs and oversees technical evaluation, installation, maintenance, system administration and support for a variety of complex computer and telephone systems including Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), 911 phone system, 911 radio system, and 911 recording system. Coordinates with stakeholders including What-Comm staff, user agencies, vendors, and other resources. Collaborates with application/database/network technical staff on projects as needed. May provide back up support for Bellingham Police Department systems.

Qualifications •Baccalaureate degree in computer science, information systems management, business computer programming or related field and:

•Two years of experience providing support and administration for major software systems in a complex environment with progressive participation and responsibility in systems analysis, systems acquisition and systems development projects.

•Experience with 911 Systems Administration, Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) or GIS mapping preferred.

A combination of experience and training that provides the applicant with the knowledge and skills to perform the job will be considered.

Compensation

$63,348/annually – $83,388/annually
Days/Hours 40 hrs/week
Contact Info Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 104 W. Magnolia Street, Bellingham, WA 98225

EMAIL: HR@cob.org

PHONE: 360.778.8228

How to Apply    Accepting online applications only at www.cob.org/jobs
Position Closes January 8, 2018

IT Help Desk Technician- Closes 2/15/18

Position IT Help Desk Technician
Employer  Kam-Way Transportation
IT Help Desk Technician
We’re looking for an IT help desk technician to provide internal support for employees. Candidates should have a mix of technical and customer service skills, and be passionate about technology and helping people. This is a Windows Environment and we support mobile devices, printers, scanners, copiers, Laptops, Desktops etc.
Basic Function/Responsibilities:
• Handle Tier 1 help desk and escalations through tickets or phone
• Follow up on outstanding requests and ensure timely resolution
• Create accounts and configure hardware as part of the on-boarding process
• Support audio and video equipment in conference rooms
• Manage and monitor internal assets to ensure accurate inventory records
• Other duties may be added and/or assigned as needed
Qualification Required Experience:
• Windows 7, Windows 10, Google Collaboration Apps and Microsoft Office 2013/ 2010
• Basic Active Directory knowledge and Basic Exchange 2010 knowledge
• Computer Hardware, Printers, Scanners, Computer Peripherals, Mobile devices (iOS, Android)
• Client PC connectivity – Ethernet, Wireless, TCP/IP and VPN
• Basic File server knowledge
• Strong customer service and troubleshooting skills
• Ability to communicate technical information, both verbal and written, to a wide range of end-users
• 1 year+ experience working in a Windows environment or Demonstrable Skills in an Equivalent Education environment.

Desired Experience
• Familiarity with Track-It Ticketing Systems, Symantec Cloud AV , Meraki cloud monitoring
• Networking knowledge – basic Cisco commands and programming

Compensation

$15-$16
Days/Hours M-F 8a-5p
Contact Info Harneet Sihota

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 215 Marine Drive Blaine WA 98230

EMAIL: eromero@kam-way.com

PHONE: 360.332.1444 ext. 520

How to Apply To apply, send in your resume and any additional documents to careers@kam-way.com
Position Closes February 15, 2018

Community Outreach Coordinator- Closes 1/19/18

Position Community Outreach Coordinator
Employer North Cascades Institute
Job Description Summary
North Cascades Institute is seeking an enthusiastic, talented person to be its new Community Outreach Coordinator. Candidates must have a strong connection to, and passion for, the Institute’s mission to inspire and empower environmental stewardship for all through transformative educational experiences in nature. This is a wonderful opportunity to join North Cascades Institute at a time of exciting growth.

The Community Outreach Coordinator advances community awareness of and participation with North Cascades Institute by representing the Institute, our mission, values and programs at a wide range of community events throughout the region. They are responsible for bringing in prospective participants, donors, and partners through the strategic coordination of Institute-wide events (including fundraising), and community outreach activities. They work closely with a five-person Development and Marketing team and will report to the Communications and Marketing Manager.

Since 1986 the Institute has helped connect people, nature and community through science, art, literature and the hands-on study of natural and cultural history. Our goal is to help people of all ages and backgrounds experience and enjoy the mountains, rivers, forests, people and wildlife of the Pacific Northwest – so all will care for and protect this special place. The Institute is committed to innovation and excellence in environmental learning and leadership in the nonprofit community. We believe that sustainable communities are built on healthy environments, vibrant economies and social equity.

The Institute strives to further our identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity in community and curriculum, works to redress historical inequities, and seeks a diverse pool of candidates.

Responsibilities include:
● Expand revenue and participation at Institute programs and special events, including several events related to North Cascades National Park’s 50th anniversary in 2018
● Initiate and develop key relationships between individuals and groups in surrounding communities; understand Institute priorities in deciding which organizations and events the Institute gets involved with
● Facilitate outreach, presentations, written correspondence, and participation in outreach opportunities that support community awareness and diversification of participations served by Institute programs
● Serve as main point of contact and nurture relationships with local associations, other non-profit organizations, businesses, and community groups such as Chambers of Commerce, Rotaries, Kiwanas, Sustainable Connections and local businesses such as REI, Village Books, Co-ops
● Create and maintain a calendar of outreach opportunities and coordinate with staff, graduate students, and volunteers to attend and promote Institute programs at events, fairs, and conferences
● Manage and stock outreach and materials at external locations and work with Marketing Coordinator to track distribution of materials in Institute locations
● Work with development staff to plan and execute events for fundraising and donor cultivation
● Work with Communications Manager on lead generation, data capture and follow-up, including leads generated during outreach activities, retail store leads, Cascade Loop and AAA leads, and others
● Help Grants Coordinator secure corporate cash and in-kind support for events such as NW Youth Leadership Summit, anniversaries, donor house parties and other special events
● Recruit, train, and develop staff, graduate students, and volunteers to assist in carrying out community outreach activities
● Analyze and report on effectiveness of outreach activities; make recommendations for adjusting efforts and budget
● Other marketing and fundraising duties as assigned

Compensation: This is a regular, full-time, exempt position based out of the administrative office in Sedro-Woolley, WA with an annual salary range of $30,000 – $35,000 based on experience. We offer a competitive compensation package; benefits include paid time-off, medical/dental insurance, long and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, tax-defined annuity and contribution retirement plan, and a yearly stipend to participate in Institute programs. There is an active carpool from Bellingham to the Sedro-Woolley office.

Start Date: February 20, 2018 or sooner

Application Deadline: January 19, 2018 with priority given to early submissions.
North Cascades Institute is committed to building an inclusive and culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a high priority at North Cascades Institute. The Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, age, citizenship or any other basis prohibited by law in any of its policies or programs.

About North Cascades Institute
North Cascades Institute (www.ncascades.org) is a respected, national leader among U.S. environmental education organizations. The Institute is in sound financial health with a $3.5 million budget, strong reserves, and more than a decade of Four-Star ratings from Charity Navigator. The Institute was voted “Best Place to Work” in the 2013 Bellingham Alive – Best in the Northwest annual readers’ poll. Our administrative office is co-located with the National Park Service and US Forest Service in Sedro-Woolley, WA. The North Cascades Environmental Learning Center is located on Diablo Lake in North Cascades National Park.

North Cascades Environmental Learning Center
Named a “Top Three Spots in the North Cascades” by The Seattle Times and “Top Ten Great Getaways” by ParentMap Magazine, the Environmental Learning Center is a hub of discovery for all ages in one of the wildest, most biologically diverse landscapes in North America. Operated by North Cascades Institute in partnership with the National Park Service and the City of Seattle, our award-winning residential campus is nestled on the shores of Diablo Lake in North Cascades National Park. Activities include school and youth programs, a graduate program, classes for adults, teachers and families, and a wide array of conferences and retreats. Featuring earth-friendly design and operations, our tree-sheltered campus features 16 buildings:
• Multimedia classrooms, a research library and aquatic and terrestrial labs
• Overnight lodging for up to 92 participants, plus housing for graduate students and staff
• A lakeside dining hall with a recycling/composting center
• An amphitheater, outdoor learning shelters and trails leading into the surrounding wildlands
• A dock on Diablo Lake for paddling adventures
• ADA-accessible facilities and pathways

Qualifications Required Qualifications:
● People-oriented with strong presentation skills and marketing abilities
● Track record of organizing successful community and/or fundraising events
● Experience and enthusiasm for working in partnership with local residents and community organizations
● Excellent written and in-person communications
● Familiarity with or willingness to learn relational databases (CRMs)
● Effective at managing a wide array of projects and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
● Exceptional organizational and customer service skills
● Desire and ability to work collaboratively as well as autonomously
● Willingness to work early morning, evening, and weekend hours, and to adjust hours to accommodate various opportunities
● Must own reliable transportation and be eager to drive across Whatcom and Skagit Counties and occasionally further, including Seattle
● Passion for the Institute’s goal to connect people, nature and community
● Commitment to building a work environment that is welcoming and inclusive to all
● Valid driver’s license and driving record check must have no more than one moving violation in the past three years, no DUI, reckless driving, or serious moving violations, etc.
● Final offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check that may include employment history, national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and a driving history check.

Preferred Qualifications:
● Familiarity with the local communities surrounding North Cascades
● Supervision and volunteer coordination experience
● Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Power Point

Compensation

$30,000 – $35,000 DOE
Days/Hours 40 hours per week year round
Contact Info Jodi Broughton

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 810 State Route 20, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284

EMAIL: jodi_broughton@ncascades.org

PHONE: 360.854.2596

How to Apply    To Apply: Please apply online on our website at: http://ncascades.atsondemand.com/. Upload a resume and a cover letter stating why you are a good fit for this position. Contact Jodi Broughton at (206) 304-2312 with questions.
Position Closes January 19, 2018

Program Manager- Closes 1/31/18

Position Program Manager
Employer North Cascades Institute
Job Description Summary

North Cascades Institute is seeking a dynamic, energetic leader to be its new Adult/Family Program Manager. Candidates must have a strong connection to, and passion for, the Institute’s mission to inspire and empower environmental stewardship for all through transformative educational experiences in nature. This is a wonderful opportunity to join North Cascades Institute at a time of exciting growth.

The Adult/Family Program Manager is responsible for overseeing five adult/family programs at the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center. We expect the Adult/Family Program Manager to build upon our strong reputation as a leading place-based educational institution, developing a world-class organization with broad regional and national reach. The Adult/Family Program Manager is a core member of the Institutes Program Team.

Working from the Institute’s field campus on Diablo Lake in the heart of North Cascades National Park, this position oversees five education programs serving people of all ages throughout the year. Supervised by the Learning Center Program Director, this position works closely with Institute staff, partners and contractors to support a wide array of adult/family educational programs. The Institute strives to further our identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity in community and curriculum, works to redress historical inequities, and seeks a diverse pool of candidates.

Since 1986 the Institute has helped connect people, nature and community through science, art, literature and the hands-on study of natural and cultural history. Our goal is to help people of all ages and backgrounds experience and enjoy the mountains, rivers, forests, people and wildlife of the Pacific Northwest – so all will care for and protect this special place. The Institute is committed to innovation and excellence in environmental learning and leadership in the nonprofit community. We believe that sustainable communities are built on healthy environments, vibrant economies and social equity.

Responsibilities

Leadership, Management and Supervision
1. Works collaboratively with Learning Center Program Director and Learning Center Director to provide leadership of the Learning Center community.
2. Works collaboratively with other program managers to maximize use of Learning Center program staff and facilities to achieve goals related to program, enrollment, and finances.
3. Actively collaborates with and supports all ELC program areas including Mountain School, Youth Leadership Adventures, Graduate Program, and Conferences and Retreats.
4. Regularly reports on programming to the Learning Center Program Director and program team. Prepares agendas, materials and reports, as requested, to keep board and staff informed and engaged in the evolution of Learning Center programs.
5. Plays an active role in welcoming and hosting visitors and customers to the Center.
6. Plays an active role in risk management including shared responsibility for overnight supervision.

Adult/Family Program Oversight
1. Manages the design, implementation, and evaluation of approximately twenty-five high quality Adult Seminars in collaboration with the Program Director. Adult Seminars take place at the Learning Center and in the field. This position works directly with staff instructors, grad students, and contractor instructors to insure high quality instruction, logistical support, and risk management.
2. Manages the design, implementation, and evaluation of approximately six high quality Family Getaway programs in collaboration with the Program Director. This position works directly with staff instructors, grad students, and contractor instructors to insure high quality instruction, logistical support, and risk management.
3. Manages the design, implementation, and evaluation of approximately 1000 high quality Basecamp learner days in collaboration with the Program Director. This position works directly with staff instructors, grad students, and contractor instructors to insure high quality instruction, logistical support, and risk management.
4. Manages the design, implementation, and evaluation of high quality Skagit Tour programs in collaboration with the Program Director and Seattle City Light. This position works directly with staff tour guides, Seattle City Light staff, and National Park Service staff to insure high quality instruction, logistical support, and risk management.
5. Manages the design, implementation, and evaluation of high quality Creative Residency programs in collaboration with the Program Director and the Creative Residency Team.

Partnerships
1. Works closely with Program Director and other program managers to develop and support cooperative relationships with National Park Service, Seattle City Light, US Forest Service, Western Washington University, and other partners to further Institute program initiatives.
2. Represents North Cascades Institute at local and national meetings and conferences as requested.
3. Develops new partnerships and programs as directed by the Institute’s strategic plan, annual operational goals, and the Program Director.

Budget and Finance
1. Develops and manages budgets for five Learning Center adult/family programs, monitors monthly reports, analyzes revenue and expenses and allocates resources.
2. Provides support to Institute development staff in grant writing, donor cultivation and reporting as requested.

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
1. Seeks to hire and support a diverse workforce.
2. Create and support programs that are welcoming to and supportive of a diverse audience.
3. Supports and actively contributes to the Institute’s Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion initiatives.

General
1. Participates in Learning Center staff meetings and hands to work.
2. Participates in risk management, strategic planning, inter-office communications, special projects, and other duties as assigned by the Learning Center Director and Program Director.

Compensation, Benefits and Housing
Salary range is $38,000.00 – $43,000.00 depending on experience. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position. We offer a competitive compensation package; benefits include paid time-off, medical/dental insurance, short and long-term disability, tax-deferred annuity and defined contribution retirement plans. Institute housing may be available for rent. Pets and smoking are not allowed on-site, in NCI housing or on field programs. Nearest towns to the Environmental Learning Center: Diablo and Newhalem (8 miles), Marblemount (20 miles), Rockport (31 miles).

Equal Opportunity Employer
Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a high priority at North Cascades Institute. The Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, age, citizenship or any other basis prohibited by law in any of its policies or programs.

About North Cascades Institute
North Cascades Institute (www.ncascades.org) is a respected, national leader among U.S. environmental education organizations. The Institute is in sound financial health with a $3.5 million budget, strong reserves, and more than a decade of Four-Star ratings from Charity Navigator. The Institute was voted “Best Place to Work” in the 2013 Bellingham Alive – Best in the Northwest annual readers’ poll. Our administrative office is co-located with the National Park Service and US Forest Service in Sedro-Woolley, WA. The North Cascades Environmental Learning Center is located on Diablo Lake in North Cascades National Park.

North Cascades Environmental Learning Center
Named a “Top Three Spots in the North Cascades” by The Seattle Times and “Top Ten Great Getaways” by ParentMap Magazine, the Environmental Learning Center is a hub of discovery for all ages in one of the wildest, most biologically diverse landscapes in North America. Operated by North Cascades Institute in partnership with the National Park Service and the City of Seattle, our award-winning residential campus is nestled on the shores of Diablo Lake in North Cascades National Park. Activities include school and youth programs, a graduate program, classes for adults, teachers and families, and a wide array of conferences and retreats. Featuring earth-friendly design and operations, our tree-sheltered campus features 16 buildings:
• Multimedia classrooms, a research library and aquatic and terrestrial labs
• Overnight lodging for up to 92 participants, plus housing for graduate students and staff
• A lakeside dining hall with a recycling/composting center
• An amphitheater, outdoor learning shelters and trails leading into the surrounding wildlands
• A dock on Diablo Lake for paddling adventures
• ADA-accessible facilities and pathways

Qualifications Required Ability and Experience:
• Enthusiasm for the mission of the North Cascades Institute.
• Demonstrated ability to coach and motivate staff and foster a positive workplace environment.
• Initiative/ability to prioritize tasks with exemplary time management and problem-solving skills.
• Strong writing and presentation skills.
• Professional experience in environmental or place-based education (minimum 2 years)
• Strong leadership skills (minimum 2 years supervisory experience)
• Ability to accommodate a varied work schedule including occasional evenings, nights, and weekends.
• Masters or Bachelors degree in Environmental Education, Education, Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology or related field.
• Current Wilderness First Responder Certification.

Preferred Ability and Experience:
• Residential learning centers, camps, schools or similar facilities
• Teaching interdisciplinary natural and cultural history
• Program evaluation and assessment
• Partnerships, particularly agencies and/or higher education
• Leading and teaching in place-based, field and backcountry settings
• Environmental education with urban or tribal communities or in international settings
• Communities that are historically marginalized or underrepresented in the field of environmental education or with a social justice component
• Familiarity with Performance Coaching model of supervision
• Fluency in multiple languages, Spanish preference

Other Requirements
• Ability to comply with a smoke- and drug-free work environment.
• Ability to travel over uneven terrain.
• Possession of current driver’s license; acceptable driving record for past 3 years.
• Criminal history disclosure form and background check will be required.

Compensation

$38,000.00 – $43,000.00 DOE
Days/Hours 40 hours per week
Contact Info Cindy Lee

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 810 State Route 20, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284

WORK LOCATION: 1940 Diablo Dam Rd, Rockport, WA 98283

EMAIL: cindy_lee@ncascades.org

PHONE: 360.854.2654

How to Apply    Please apply online on our website at: http://ncascades.atsondemand.com/

Complete the online application and upload a resume and a cover letter applicable for this position.

Position Closes January 31, 2018

Program Instructor- Closes 1/10/18

Position Program Instructor
Employer North Cascades Institute
Job Description Summary of Position
North Cascades Institute is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic educator to be a Program Instructor. Candidates must have a strong connection to, and passion for, the Institute’s mission to inspire and empower environmental stewardship for all through transformative educational experiences in nature. This is a wonderful opportunity to join North Cascades Institute at a time of exciting growth.

The Institute strives to further our identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity in community and curriculum, works to redress historical inequities, and seeks a diverse pool of candidates.

North Cascades Institute (NCI) offers a wide variety of programming for learners of all ages. This position will teach in a combination of program areas. All Program Instructors will teach Mountain School during the spring and fall seasons. Due to the array of summer programming that NCI offers, Program Instructors will teach primarily in one of two focus areas: 1) Adult Seminars, Base Camp, Family Getaways and Conferences and Retreats or 2) Skagit Tours program. Program Instructors may be scheduled to assist in program areas outside of their focus area.

Each of the Learning Center programs is described below. Please indicate in your cover letter which of the two focus areas you are applying for.

Program Areas
Adult Seminar: classes and field excursions (Year-round)
Since 1986, North Cascades Institute has been providing hands-on learning adventures for adult learners. Classes and field excursions explore a wide variety of topics including wildlife biology, art, geology, poetry, botany, photography, forest ecology and recreational activities.

Base Camp (Year-round)
Base Camp offers visitors to the North Cascades a flexible, affordable program option. Visitors may choose to stay one or more nights and participate in a variety of guided activities or choose their own adventure.

Family Getaways (Summer)
During the summer months, NCI provides opportunities for families to explore the wonders of the North Cascades together. The Family Getaways program takes place at the Learning Center campus and has quickly become a favorite summer retreat. Program Instructors deliver hands-on activities and lessons that engage generations of participants!

Conferences and Retreats (Year-round)
North Cascades Environmental Learning Center is the perfect place to host group events such as educational retreats, meetings, conferences and celebrations of all kinds. Guests enjoy the lodges, delicious, locally sourced meals and daily field trips led by Program Instructors. Proceeds from these revenue generating programs directly support youth education.

Skagit Tours (Summer / Early Fall)
Skagit Tours provides participants with an inside look at the relationship between humans and the landscape of the upper Skagit River. Participants embark on a tour of the region by bus and boat, learning about the natural history, hydroelectric projects, early European settlement, and pre-contact use of the landscape. Tours range from 1-5 hours long.

Mountain School Programs (Spring and Fall, All Program Instructors)
Mountain School is the Institute’s primary school based education program. It is a nationally recognized residential environmental education program serving approximately 2400 elementary and middle school students annually. Students spend three days and two nights at the Learning Center hiking under towering trees, exploring terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and learning about the rich natural and cultural history of one of the most biodiverse regions in the world.

Position Location
The work location for the Program Instructor is at the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center. The Learning Center is located in the heart of the North Cascades National Park near Diablo, WA, and serves as a hub for a small network of trails along the shores of Diablo Lake. This region of North America has been visited by native tribes for over 9,000 years and continues to be a meaningful location for thousands of visitors each year. Opened in 2005, the Learning Center is a collaboration between North Cascades Institute, the National Park Service, and Seattle City Light, the public utility that owns and operates the hydroelectric project that includes Diablo Lake, and provides electricity to the residents of Seattle. The Learning Center is approximately 20 miles from the nearest gas station and post office, and 60 miles from towns with full amenities.

Responsibilities
Field Instruction 80%
● Serve as an instructor for Mountain School
● Function as Camp Tender for Mountain School, when scheduled
● Participate in program briefing and debriefs
● Participate in all scheduled program trainings including check-ins with Senior Instructor(s)
● Team teach with graduate student partners during the spring Mountain School season
● Conduct teaching observations of graduate students (spring only)
● Conduct peer teaching observations of other Program Instructors
● Create a safe learning environment for youth and adults through positive reinforcement, role-modeling and cultural sensitivity
● Instruct lessons in natural and cultural history, science, the arts and other subjects
● Lead program participants on trail hikes and canoeing
● Serve as assistants for Adult Seminar programming
● Serve as guide for Skagit Tours
● Serve as instructor for other program areas including Base Camp, Family Getaways, and Conferences and Retreats.
● Assist with maintaining and managing inventory of program educational materials
● Drive Institute vehicles with program participants, including vans and 14-passenger busses

Administration 20%
● Responsibility to report any risk management incidents
● Design and implement program lessons with clear learning objectives
● Self-guided research into relevant natural history topics
● Support marketing and registration activities that promote enrollment
● Other duties as assigned

Housing
Shared rental housing may be available, either at the Learning Center or in the neighboring towns of Diablo, Newhalem, or Marblemount. Pets and smoking are not allowed in Institute housing. Meals are provided when programs are in session; otherwise, instructors are responsible for providing their own food. Employees are responsible for transportation to and from work.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a high priority at North Cascades Institute. The Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, age, citizenship or any other basis prohibited by law in any of its policies or programs.

About North Cascades Institute
The Institute’s mission is to inspire and empower environmental stewardship for all through transformative educational experiences in nature. Since 1986 we have helped connect people, nature and community through science, art, literature and the hands-on study of natural and cultural history. Our goal is to help people of all ages and backgrounds experience and enjoy the mountains, rivers, forests, people and wildlife of the Pacific Northwest – so all will care for and protect this special place. The Institute is committed to innovation and excellence in environmental learning and leadership in the nonprofit community. We believe that sustainable communities are built on healthy environments, vibrant economies and social equity.

North Cascades Institute (www.ncascades.org) is a respected, national leader among U.S. environmental education organizations. The Institute is in sound financial health with a $3.5 million budget, strong reserves, and more than a decade of Four-Star ratings from Charity Navigator. The Institute was voted “Best Place to Work” in the 2013 Bellingham Alive – Best in the Northwest annual readers’ poll. Our administrative office is co-located with the National Park Service and US Forest Service in Sedro-Woolley, WA. The North Cascades Environmental Learning Center is located on Diablo Lake in North Cascades National Park.

North Cascades Environmental Learning Center
Named a “Top Three Spots in the North Cascades” by The Seattle Times and “Top Ten Great Getaways” by ParentMap Magazine, the Environmental Learning Center is a hub of discovery for all ages in one of the wildest, most biologically diverse landscapes in North America. Operated by North Cascades Institute in partnership with the National Park Service and the City of Seattle, our award-winning residential campus is nestled on the shores of Diablo Lake in North Cascades National Park. Activities include school and youth programs, a graduate program, classes for adults, teachers and families, and a wide array of conferences and retreats. Featuring earth-friendly design and operations, our tree-sheltered campus features 16 buildings:
• Multimedia classrooms, a research library and aquatic and terrestrial labs
• Overnight lodging for up to 92 participants, plus housing for graduate students and staff
• A lakeside dining hall with a recycling/composting center
• An amphitheater, outdoor learning shelters and trails leading into the surrounding wildlands
• A dock on Diablo Lake for paddling adventures
• ADA-accessible facilities and pathways

Qualifications Required Qualifications
● Enthusiasm for learning and teaching about the natural world
● Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training in related field
● Current Wilderness First Responder certification upon date of hire
● Ability to lift and carry 60 pounds, perform physically demanding work, backpack and hike over uneven terrain
● Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
● Valid driver’s license. Driving record must have no more than one moving violation in the past three years, no DUI, reckless driving, or serious moving violations, etc.
● Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check that may include employment history, national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and a driving history check.

Preferred Qualifications
● Experience teaching elementary, middle and high school youth, as well as working with teachers and parent chaperones
● Experience leading/instructing programs for adult learners
● Ability to adjust teaching methods and styles to accommodate different audiences and learning styles
● Familiarity with inquiry-based teaching and learning
● Experience developing and delivering interpretive programs
● Experience developing lesson plans
● Knowledge of basic scientific principles and how to teach them
● Knowledge of the North Cascades natural and cultural history
● Experience leading wilderness programs and associated risk management protocols
● Strong work ethic and a desire to grow and improve both yourself and the organization
● Culturally competent and able to connect with students from a variety of backgrounds
● Creative, energetic, professional, motivated, cooperative team player willing to have fun
● Good judgment, flexibility and ability to work independently and reliably
● Ability to work and live in a small, rural community

Compensation

$13.00 per hour DOE, benefits include sick leave and holiday pay
Days/Hours February 14th, 2018 – December 14th, 2018 (10 month season)
Contact Info Cindy Lee

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 810 State Route 20, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284

WORK LOCATION: 1940 Diablo Dam Rd, Rockport, WA 98283

EMAIL: cindy_lee@ncascades.org

PHONE: 360.854.2654

How to Apply    Please apply online on our website at: http://ncascades.atsondemand.com/

Complete the online application and upload a cover letter and resume. Please indicate in your cover letter which of the two focus areas you are applying for.

Position Closes January 10, 2018

Massage Therapist- Closes 12/1/18

Position Massage Therapist
Employer Barkley Massage & Chiropractic
Job Description Hiring LMTs at Barkley Massage & Chiropractic

**DESCRIPTION**
–Massage & Chiropractic clinic in Barkley Village providing both treatment and relaxation focused massage.
–Open 7 days/wk 9-9
–Fun friendly and collaborative environment.

**BENEFITS**
–CE credits paid
–Re-licensure paid
–Malpractice insurance paid
–Free Massage and Chiropractic
–Retirement Contributions

All supplies, linens, marketing and scheduling are provided. Just show up and provide an excellent service

**QUALIFICATIONS and REQUIREMENTS**
–Part time or full time
–Must be a good caring person that desires to help people and the business succeed.
–Ability to manage cases and make appropriate recommendations
–Always shows up on time.
–New and experienced therapist wanted
–Desire to develop lasting professional relationships with clients
–Very customer service oriented
–Clean clothing and excellent hygiene
–Long hair and facial hair must be neat
–Clean clothes & shoes required free of holes (you provide)
–SOAP notes on every client
–Available to work evenings and weekends
–Criminal background check required

IMPORTANT: Reply with your expected availability and resume.

Thank you!

Todd Luther, DC

www.BarkleyHealth.com

Qualifications See above

Compensation

18-22
Days/Hours m-f
Contact Info Todd Luther

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 2930 Newmarket St Ste 115

EMAIL: todd@barkleyhealth.com

PHONE: 360.656.5131

How to Apply    Email resume and references to todd@barkleyhealth.com
Position Closes December 1, 2018

Nurse Health Home Care Coordinator- Open Until Filled

Position Nurse Health Home Care Coordinator- Burlington (Skagit County) Office 1 FTE
Employer Northwest Regional Council
Job Description JOB SUMMARY: The Northwest Regional Council, as an Area Agency on Aging, funds and/or provides community-based programs to help elders and people with disabilities live in their own homes and communities for as long as possible, postponing or eliminating the need for institutional care. The Nurse Care Coordinator will provide both intensive care coordination and comprehensive case management and having documented results in improved health outcomes for a caseload of clients enrolled in NWRC’s Health Home Program. This position will use health screening/assessment tools, health education, and evidence-based practices to help clients
establish health action plans and will provide ongoing support to assist clients to achieve established health goals. In addition, this position provides nursing services activities upon referral. This position will be sited out of the Burlington (Skagit County) office with a client caseload consisting of residents from Skagit County and the northern parts of Snohomish County. Nursing services coverage may include Island and San Juan Counties.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include but are not limited to:
Nursing Service Responsibilities
1. Provides consultative support and/or home visits upon referral by Northwest Regional Council case managers and other program staff to assess and assist with client evaluation regarding clients’ health care needs.
2. Provides in home training to the client and care provider as necessary.
3. Responsible for maintaining current, accurate, and concise documentation of nurse activities under established policies and procedures.
4. Assists in the development of materials and approaches to help caregivers and family better understand the needs of the individual they are caring for and provide appropriate care and support.
Health Home Care Coordinator
1. Administers self-management readiness assessments which includes an evidenced-based tool that determines an individual’s level of activation in their own health care;
2. Assists client in developing a safe, appropriate and client-centered Health Action Plan that documents strategies and measurable objectives to meet health goals;
3. Administers clinical and functional tools to include depression, pain, and/or alcohol and substance abuse screenings, as well as functional impairment assessments;
4. Conducts in-person visits and accompanies clients to health provider appointments as needed, to ensure continuity of care and coordination;
5. Provides health education and coaching to assist the client in increasing self-management skills, and improve their engagement with health and service providers;
6. Fosters communication between providers (i.e., primary care provider, medical specialists, etc.) and provider networks (i.e., those authorizing behavioral and long term supports and services);
7. Facilitates and encourages client’s use of peer supports and/or participation in appropriate support groups and self-care programs in order to increase the client’s knowledge of their health
care conditions and to improve adherence to prescribed treatments;
8. Provides supportive functions for the client, including client advocacy, assistance, consultation, family support, and crisis intervention;
9. Works collaboratively with multi-disciplinary team, including nurses, case managers, and case aides;
10.Documents in numerous electronic platforms to ensure proper record keeping per contract requirements;
11.Develops and maintains complete, concise case files in compliance with policy;
12.Develops and maintains linkages with community agencies and organizations that could give support to the program or individual older persons;
13.Attends meetings, trainings, and seminars as requested or needed for professional development.
14. Performs other duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS\PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is performed approximately 30% in an office environment and 70% in field for client visits. Potential hazards include working with emotionally unstable, non-compliant or aggressive clients and complex family dynamics; significant travel; driving in inclement
weather; second hand tobacco smoke; aggressive animals, exposure to contagious diseases and exposure to repetitive stresses due to prolonged use of computers.

Sufficient mobility is required for the use of office equipment such as computer laptops, telephones, files and copiers as well as for performing in-home assessments of clients which may have limited accessibility. The ability to hear and communicate at a level sufficient to perform the essential functions of the position is required. Ability to lift and maneuver a maximum of 30 pounds.

Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 Demonstrated ability to assess client health and functional status, develop appropriate care plans, assess skills of caregivers, and make clear and concise recommendations.
 Demonstrated advocacy skills and sensitivity to the needs and values of diverse groups.
 Knowledge of the long term care system and services and resources, issues related to aging and disability, and case management.
 Knowledge of the formal and informal support networks available to the residents of the appropriate service area.
 Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written format.
 Ability to work independently, with good judgment and a minimum of supervision.
 Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and coordinate work assignments and/or projects.
 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, community agencies, and the general public using courtesy, tact, and good judgment.
 Ability to defuse difficult situations recognizing the need for sensitivity as well as assertiveness.
 Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
 Demonstrated ability to work with computers and computer software programs including email, databases, word processing and spreadsheets.
 Ability to operate standard office equipment.
 Demonstrated strength in learning and mastering new job responsibilities.
 Skill and/or fluency in speaking other languages, i.e., Spanish or Russian, are desired.
Education/Experience:
 Master’s Degree in Behavioral or Health Sciences or related field and two years of experience providing direct human services to clients, preferably in a community setting required OR
 Bachelor’s Degree in an equivalent field and four years of experience providing direct human services to clients, preferably in a community setting
Licenses/Certificates:
 Must possess a current Washington Registered Nurse license.
 Must have a valid Washington State driver’s license, a vehicle available for work-related travel, and appropriate liability insurance.
 Must possess or obtain current CPR and First Aid cards.
 Must have Malpractice Insurance.

Compensation

$25.85 – $33.72, DOQ. NWRC offers excellent medical/dental/vision benefits for the full-time employee and their dependent(s). In addition, the employee and dependents are eligible to participate in the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Other benefits include participating in the Public Employees Retirement System
(PERS), long term disability insurance, life insurance, various deferred compensation programs, Flex Plans for health and/or child/elder care, paid leave, sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year.
Days/Hours 40 hours per week
Contact Info NWRC Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 600 Lakeway Drive, Suite 100, Bellingham WA 98225

EMAIL: NWRCHumanResources@dshs.wa.gov

PHONE: 360.676.6749

How to Apply    TO APPLY: Application materials may be requested by downloading directly http://www.nwrcwa.org/employment/, emailing NWRCHumanResources@dshs.wa.gov, or contacting the
Bellingham Office @ 360-676-6749. All application materials, including a cover letter and resume, must be fully completed and returned to the Bellingham office.
SELECTION PROCESS: After reviewing the applications, the NWRC will contact the most qualified candidates to participate in a selection process consisting of job-related selection exercises. NWRC will make reasonable accommodation upon request for those individuals with disabilities.
Position Closes Open Until Filled