Birchwood Branch Manager

Job position / title
Birchwood Branch Manager
Name of business / employer
WECU
Job description / duties
WECU is seeking a Branch Manager to join our Birchwood branch team located in Bellingham, WA. In this role you will strive to make a difference in member’s lives as defined by WECU’s mission and vision; provide strategic direction, and oversee daily operations and responsibilities relating to the efficient operation of a branch.

Qualified applicants must apply online via //www.wecu.com/careers-at-wecu

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
– Involved with hiring, hands on training, evaluating, scheduling, and, when appropriate, discharging branch employees.
– Contributes to the organization’s mission statement and goals by providing the highest quality of service, treating each person professionally – with warmth, courtesy and respect, cross-selling additional services, and making a personal effort to make members feel they belong and are important to the credit union.
– Employs sound judgement, maintains knowledge of and, using decision-making skills, adheres to all standards on internal and external policies and procedures and BSA regulations.
– Facilitates consistent communication, as well as department meetings, to disseminate pertinent information and discuss operations methods and opportunities.
– Ensures staff are well trained and have the support they need to perform their duties; regularly coaches staff to meet the expectations of their role and deliver the highest quality of member service possible. Tracks staff performance to identify trending and coaching opportunities.
– Directs sales and service activities to ensure annual employee and departmental goals are met and relationships with current and potential members are maximized. Accountable for coaching staff to build and maintain a positive sales culture.
– Creates an engaging team environment and provides strategic direction to the branch and its employees.
– Sustains motivated employees and ensure development of employee competencies.
– Develops strategic business plan for the branch, annually.
– Leads business development efforts, including calling on area companies & developing business relationships.
– Develops policies and procedures directly applicable to the Retail teams and communicates relevant product/service/policy information to staff.
– Assists Retail Regional Manager with researching and developing new processes and procedures directly applicable to the Retail team.
– Ensures important pieces of information are constantly being understood by all team members, communicating vision from top of company down.
– Is nimble through changes, supports the end goal, and the process it takes to get there.
– Leads by example and holds staff accountable, while creating a positive, engaged team who strives to do their best each and every day.
– Empowers employees with an amount of autonomy to make decisions.
– Mindful of strategic initiatives when making decisions, possesses the knowledge and capability to lead and support areas of responsibility.
– Counsels members with any escalated problems that cannot be handled by non-exempt staff. Once resolution is achieved is responsible for conducting necessary training and coaching of staff.
– Ensures the protection of the credit union’s interests in matters of adequate documentation and adherence to credit union policy and various laws and regulations as well as the exercise of sound credit decisions.
– Understands and complies with security procedures at all times.
– Ensures that facility is properly maintained and all equipment works properly.
– Prepares annual expense budgets for specific area of responsibility.
– Submits to appropriate government officials all information required by law or requested from the board of directors.
– Opens, operates and closes computer terminal to accurately post transactions, access account information, and generally update member account transactions and information.
– Obtains and maintains appointment as a Washington State Notary Public.
– Act as a STAMP guarantor for the purpose of executing guarantees of signatures.
– Participates in and promotes community service projects and builds relationships with civic and community leaders.
– Effectively incorporates concepts of Deliver Value, Create Loyalty in daily behaviors and interactions with both internal and external members.
– Performs duties of a Loan officer or Teller when needed.
– Meets or exceeds all behavioral standards of a WECU employee.
ABOUT WECU
WECU is a not for profit financial cooperative where members are encouraged to save and borrow responsibly at fair and competitive rates. Headquartered in Bellingham, WA, WECU has 11 branches, over 126,000 members, and over 1.6 billion dollars in assets.

It is WECU’s mission to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our members. We strive to treat both members and staff with honesty and integrity and to be a socially responsible part of our community. WECU also endeavors to be an employer of choice. WECU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for direction, monitoring and evaluation of Retail team. Responsible for interviewing, hiring and training; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and coaching employee performance; resolving complaints and problems. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and compliance with applicable laws.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
Assists in attaining the lending goals and objectives of the credit union. Professional approach to assessing the credit needs of members while observing the established lending policies and guidelines. Must fully understand credit union products and services and be able to assist members to use these products and services. Cooperative and positive attitude toward members and credit union staff. Professional appearance and attitude as well as the ability to communicate effectively with members and fellow employees.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Minimum: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); plus one to three years’ related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. Relevant training in a credit union, bank or other financial institution preferred or any documented work experience which provides the candidate with equivalent knowledge and/or experience of the above minimum requirements. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Complete working familiarity with the credit union’s computer system, including input and output functions, general ledger account knowledge, balancing daily work, and training personnel in the appropriate usage of the computer system in their assigned tasks. Skilled in software used in credit union such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and DNA.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, memos and reports. Ability to write simple correspondence, memos, reports and procedures. Should effectively present information in one-on-one situations to members, potential members and other employees of the credit union.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact. Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or is usually of a personal or sensitive nature. Work may involve motivating or influencing others. Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities, companies and/or individuals becomes necessary.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to operate general office machines and equipment such as photocopier, fax, adding machine and computer. Ability to accurately add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

Application deadline / closing date
If you do not have a specific closing date (e.g. ‘Open until filled’) please select a date which you believe will be a reasonable amount of time to fill the position. 02/21/2020
Salary / rate of pay
Salary DOE
Days and hours of employment
Flexibility availability required Monday – Friday
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Alycia.Hawkins@wecu.com
Business address
1600 Birchwood Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225
Email
alycia.hawkins@wecu.com
Phone
360.756.7617
How to apply
Qualified applicants must apply online via //www.wecu.com/careers-at-wecu

Applications should include

[×] Cover letter

Sunset Branch Loan Officer

Job position / title
Sunset Branch Loan Officer
Name of business / employer
WECU
Job description / duties
WECU is seeking a full-time Loan Officer to join our Sunset branch team located in Bellingham, WA. The schedule for this position is primarily Monday through Friday from 10:30 pm to 7:30 pm, and includes rotating Saturdays from 8:45am to 1:30pm. In this role you will strive to make a difference in member’s lives as defined by WECU’s mission and vision. The position requires a broad knowledge of all types of account ownership, account classifications, as well as a broad knowledge of credit union services. Within authorized authority, and in accordance with sound underwriting practices as set out in policy and procedure, examines, evaluates, and authorizes or recommends approval of borrowers applications for credit or extension of lines of credit, consumer credit loans, or credit card accounts. This person requires an ability to communicate effectively with prospective and current members and to represent the credit union in a positive and professional manner.

Qualified applicants must apply online via //www.wecu.com/careers-at-wecu

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

– Contributes to the organization’s mission statement and goals by providing the highest quality of service, treating each person professionally – with warmth, courtesy and respect, cross-selling additional services, and making a personal effort to make members feel they belong and are important to the credit union.
– Employs sound judgement, maintains knowledge of and, using decision-making skills, adheres to all standards on internal and external policies and procedures and BSA regulations.
– Obtains and maintains appointment as a Washington State Notary Public.
– Understands and complies with branch security procedures at all times.
– Responds and transacts to members’ inquiries regarding the operation of accounts, access to services, account usage charges, interest rates on savings and loan products, resolving account discrepancies, and assisting members to make the most effective use of services offered by the credit union.
– Assures sound and responsive credit union lending which meets member-organizational goals.
– Processes financial transactions for members including such functions as opening and closing accounts, issuing checks, processing deposits and withdrawals from accounts, issuing certificates, drafts and other negotiable instruments.
– Opens, closes and assists with Safe Deposit Box services.
– Responsible for pro-active soliciting and/or developing and maintaining profitable member account relationships. Acts as “relationship manager” to existing members cross selling the full range of WECU’s financial products and services.
– Works with completed loan applications, or personally interviews applicant and requests specified information for loan application. Information may be recorded in writing, or by computer.
– Analyzes applicant financial status, credit and property evaluation to determine feasibility of granting loan and approves or submits application to underwriters for verification and recommendation.
– Corresponds with or interviews applicant or creditors to resolve questions regarding application information.
– Analyzes potential lending opportunities involved in each lending situation to further assist the borrower as well as increase the credit union’s lending portfolio.
– Consistently achieves goals assigned for referrals, loans, and cross-sells.
– Ensures the protection of the credit union’s interests in matters of adequate documentation and adherence to credit union policy and various laws and regulations as well as the exercise of sound credit decisions.
– Opens, operates and closes computer terminal to accurately post transactions, access account information, balance transactions and generally update member account transactions and information.
– Refers members for other WECU services to ensure member satisfaction and consistently meet cross-sales goals. Assists in sales and member service promotional efforts. Focuses and assists internal partners including WECU’s Real Estate and Business Services Departments.
– Performs such other member service functions that might be needed from time to time, including teller functions and takes on other clerical duties when required as assistance in every department may be required from time to time.
– Effectively incorporates concepts of Deliver Value, Create Loyalty in daily behaviors and interactions with both internal and external members.
– Meets or exceeds all behavioral standards of a WECU employee.
– Follows policy and procedures related to Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Customer Identification Program (CIP) and Customer Due Diligence (CDD) daily to ensure compliance with current regulations. Follows policy and procedures related to OFAC by consistently running new members, entities, beneficiaries, co-signers, non-member parties involved in wires, and non-member check payee names through the Verafin system. Follows policy and procedures related to SARs by monitoring and reporting suspicious activity to the Compliance department. Notifies immediate supervisor of any substantive discrepancies with respect to information obtained under the CIP, including fraudulent identification and fraudulent applications. In addition, consistently notifies members that the credit union verifies certain information when opening a new account. Complete mandatory BSA/AML annual training via online web course.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
– Assists in attaining the lending goals and objectives of the credit union.
– Professional approach to assessing the credit needs of members while observing the established lending policies and guidelines.
– Must fully understand credit union products and services and be able to assist members to use these products and services.
– Cooperative and positive attitude toward members and credit union staff.
– Professional appearance and attitude as well as the ability to communicate effectively with members and fellow employees.
– Acquire Green light underwriting authority within 6 months of position hire date.

NOTE: Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed to be exhausted lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job.
ABOUT WECU
WECU is a not for profit financial cooperative where members are encouraged to save and borrow responsibly at fair and competitive rates. Headquartered in Bellingham, WA, WECU has 11 branches, over 126,000 members, and over 1.6 billion dollars in assets.

It is WECU’s mission to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our members. We strive to treat both members and staff with honesty and integrity and to be a socially responsible part of our community. WECU also endeavors to be an employer of choice. WECU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
– Minimum: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); plus one to three years’ related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
– Thorough knowledge of credit union’s computer system for performing basic input/output tasks.
– Preferred: Relevant training in a credit union, bank or other financial institution.
– Skilled in software used in credit union such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and FSP.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
– Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
– Ability to write simple correspondence.
– Should effectively present information in one-on-one situations to members, potential members and other employees of the credit union.
– Spanish speaking preferred.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
– A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact.
– Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or is usually of a personal or sensitive nature.
– Work may involve motivating or influencing others.
– Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities, companies and/or individuals becomes necessary.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
– Ability to operate general office machines and equipment such as photocopier, fax, adding machine and computer.
– Ability to accurately add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

Application deadline / closing date
If you do not have a specific closing date (e.g. ‘Open until filled’) please select a date which you believe will be a reasonable amount of time to fill the position. 01/31/2020
Salary / rate of pay
$18.59 – $26.24 DOE
Days and hours of employment
M-F 10:30a-7:30p, and Sat. 8:45a-1:30p
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
3061 Orleans St, Bellingham, WA 98226
Email
Alycia.Hawkins@wecu.com
Phone
360.756.7617
How to apply
Qualified applicants must apply online via //www.wecu.com/careers-at-wecu

Applications should include
[×] Resume

Line Cook, Rifugio’s Country Italian Cuisine

Job position / title
Line Cook
Name of business / employer
Rifugio’s Country Italian Cuisine
Job description / duties
Candidates should be team-oriented, dependable, able to perform well in a high-pressure atmosphere, comfortable in a rural setting and have a great attitude suited to working in an open kitchen. Our team serves, cooks, and knows how to interact with customers. Our ideal candidate has 2+ years of experience in the restaurant industry, good sauté and knife skills and an eye for presentation. Aspiring culinary trained or in training encouraged to apply.

Please take a look at our website to familiarize yourself with our restaurant and menu and events. http://www.ilcafferifugio.com

Qualifications
based on experience a Competitive starting wage plus tips.
Must have dependable transportation
Must have food handlers card
Must have beer and wine certificate to serve

Application deadline / closing date
01/31/2020
Salary / rate of pay
Negotiable
Days and hours of employment
Thusday, Friday, Saturday, or Sundays. 2:00pm – Close
Flexible schedule?
(○) Negotiable

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
Normally Longterm we are looking for people to join our family
Person or department to contact
Richard Executive Chef and or Candice
Business address
5415 Mount Baker Highway, Deming WA 98244
Email
ilcafferifugio@mac.com
Phone
360.393.6731
How to apply
Please send a resume to ilcafferifugio@mac.com. Be sure to have a cover letter and references. You are welcome to drop off your resume as well.

Applications should include
[×] Resume
[×] Cover letter
[×] References

Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program Staff – 8/9 Month Seasonal

Job position / title
Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program Staff – 8/9 Month Seasonal
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
The City of Bellingham is currently hiring for 8/9 month seasonal Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program Staff!

This position fulfills Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program objectives by providing education, watercraft inspection and decontamination services to recreational boaters within the Lake Whatcom and Lake Samish watersheds. The position will interact with members of the public, collect and track survey information, provide boat inspection and decontamination services and communicate with other state and local government staff.

This position is responsible for the preparation and launch of the AIS season as well as assisting in the gathering of data and report preparation at the end of the season.

Qualifications

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

•One year experience working with the public on a daily basis in public outreach, customer service or similar.
•Course work in environmental science or knowledge of Lake Whatcom aquatic ecology preferred.
•Experience working with watercraft or basic knowledge of boat mechanics preferred.
•High level of comfort using smart phones to collect and process data preferred.
•Demonstrated experience in a team leader role preferred.
•At least one full season of AIS Prevention Program experience preferred.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

•Valid Washington State driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. Must provide a three-year driver’s abstract prior to hire.
•At least 18 years of age.
•Employment contingent upon passing a Washington State Adult/Child Abuse records check, criminal conviction and local background check.

Application deadline / closing date
12/10/2019
Salary / rate of pay
Starting salary rate is at Step 1, $2,679 monthly for full time positions.
Days and hours of employment
40 hours per week

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
Seasonal
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
104 W. Magnolia Street, Bellingham, WA
Email
hr@cob.org
Phone
360.778.8228
How to apply
To view the complete job posting and to apply online, please visit //www.cob.org/jobs.

Closing Date/Time: Tuesday, 12/10/2019 4:30 PM Pacific Time

Applications should include

[×] Cover letter

Deputy I – PA

Deputy I – PA

Closes On: December 18, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST

Location: County Courthouse, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: Prosecuting Attorney
Job Status: Full-Time
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications
Apply Now
Job Summary
Apply Early – 1st review of applicants will be on December 9th!
At the Whatcom County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, we have a clear vision: to enhance the quality of life for all citizens in Whatcom County and to be leaders of fair prosecution and progressive prevention initiatives. We pride ourselves on relentlessly pursuing delivery of outstanding results in everything we do, and we know our organization runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and innovative team.

At the Prosecutor’s Office, we welcome, embrace, and respect diversity of people, identities, and cultures. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a reflex – not an initiative. We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better results.
Whatcom County’s Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is currently recruiting for a Deputy I.
The Deputy I represents the interest of the State of Washington, as guided by the Supervisor, in routine criminal and juvenile legal actions commencing with the pre-filing, investigative stage and continuing through the post-filing litigation process, including probation review hearings.  Primary caseload will be in the District Court division handling a trial caseload of adult misdemeanor/gross misdemeanor cases.
Trial experience in District or Municipal Court is preferred for this assignment.
Visit the Job Description Page to view more details about this specific job.

Qualifications
Must be a current member in good standing of the Washington State Bar Association,
Trial experience in criminal law is desirable, but not necessary.
Background Check must meet Elected Prosecutor’s criteria.
Required to successfully complete all continuing legal education requirements as mandated by the Washington State Bar Association, which includes 13 hours general and 2 hours of ethics credits per year throughout employment.

Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.
Salary

Unrepresented Resolution
Deputy I – Range: 330
2019 Salary range: $5,253 – $7,187 per month
2020 Salary range:  $5,411 – $7,296

Supervisor: Assistant Chief Criminal Deputy Prosecutor

Application Special Instructions

On a separate piece of paper please answer the following questions.
Describe your trail experience in District or Municipal Court, whether you were lead counsel or co-counsel, and other factors related to the number of cases tried.

Describe why you are interested in the position of Deputy I, Prosecuting Attorney.

Is there any other relevant skills or experience you bring to this position?
Please attach this completed form to your online application using the Document Upload area within the application.

General Laborer, Bellingham Marine Industries

Job position / title
General Laborer
Name of business / employer
Bellingham Marine Industries
Job description / duties
Position Summary:

As a general laborer with construction background you will perform any combination of the essential duties and responsibilities of production projects as listed below. Availability for work schedule is crucial. Successful candidates will be required to participate in a pre-employment drug screen and random drug screening per our Drug Free Workplace policy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Builds concrete forms.
Smoothes and finishes freshly poured concrete.
Dismantles and pulls up steel forms.
Uses hammer to knock out steel pins when dismantling forms.
Moves heavy materials periodically.
Digs, rakes, pries, drills, grinds, and hammers a variety of items; also ratchets rods and bolts tight.
Ties and cuts wire.
Maneuvers around uneven ground and miscellaneous debris.
Works in various weather conditions.
Cleans finished product by drilling, grinding, filing, and patching up air pockets on the concrete surface.
Prepares for shipping by counting and gathering materials and supplies, then combining them on pallets.
Other duties as assigned.
Compensation:

BMI offers a competitive wage and benefits package; wage is dependent upon experience.

To Apply:

Applicants must go on line and complete the BMI Employment Application form to be considered for this position.

For full job description, please click here. http://www.bellingham-marine.com/wp-content/uploads/NW-General-Laborer-Job-Description.pdf

Bellingham Marine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact hr@bellingham-marine.com.

Bellingham Marine is a Drug Free Work Place.

Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: high school diploma or equivalent; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Please see additional qualifications on Job Description

Application deadline / closing date
12/31/2019
Salary / rate of pay
DOE
Days and hours of employment
40 hours
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
HR
Business address
5500 Nordic Pl, Ferndale, WA 98248
Email
hr@bellingham-marine.com
Phone
360.646.2800
How to apply
https://bellinghammarine.acquiretm.com/job_details_clean.aspx?ID=1533&source=Whatcom+Community+College

Language Translator

Job position / title
Language Translator
Name of business / employer
Cascade Translation Services
Job description / duties
We are located in Bellingham, WA. We provide Translation service to Doctors, chiropractor, Dept. of labor & Industries , College & university students & staff, legal & medical.

We are currently in need of the following Languages translated. Listed in order of urgency. Vietnamese , Spanish , Chinese , Korean , Punjabi , Japanese. You must speak fluently in English & 2 nd Language.

It is an on call position – It pays $ 20.00 per hour – We service Whatcom & Skagit counties. – Must be 18 years or older – Washington state drivers license – Smart phone with GPS ( To find appointment location ) – Must be able to pass possible back ground check – Visit or web site to apply, or call (360) 927-4418 http://www.cascadetranslatorservices.com

Qualifications
Bi- Lingual – At least 18 years of age – Reliable transportation – Punctual –
Ability to use GPS on your smart phone – Able to pass possible back ground check – Able to work in the United States –

Application deadline / closing date
04/30/2020
Salary / rate of pay
20.00 Hr.
Days and hours of employment
Monday – Friday 9 – 5 P.M.
Flexible schedule?
(○) Yes

Travel required?
(○) Yes

Pay period
(○) Weekly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
On Call
Person or department to contact
Mr. Cain
Business address
1118 West Smith RD.
Email
service@cascademonuments.com
Phone
360.927.4418
How to apply
Visit our web site ( cascadetranslatorservices.com ) cascade translator services.com Click on become a translator, Fill out form.
Or call 360. 927-4418

AmeriCorps VISTA

Please follow the links for details and in order to apply to the AmeriCorps VISTA positions that we are currently accepting applications for in Bellingham. These positions start February 18th. The deadline to apply is January 10th, and applications are processed on a rolling basis.

Whatcom Family & Community Network Public Relations & Volunteer Systems VISTA: Create public relations strategies to promote healthy communities for children & families. Recruit volunteers & create management systems to alleviate poverty and underlying community health factors.

SeaMar GRACE Community Capacity Builder VISTA: The Whatcom Ground-Level Response And Coordinated Engagement (GRACE) project is a community-based effort to find solutions for individuals who are using crisis services and law enforcement in frequent, yet ineffective ways. Support this effort through software implementation, training curriculum, procedural guides, and community outreach.

Founded in 1965, VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) has been on the forefront of ending poverty in America for over 50 years.

Members make a yearlong, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. They focus their efforts to build the organizational, administrative, and financial capacity of organizations that fight illiteracy, improve health services, foster economic development, and otherwise assist low-income communities.

Benefits of VISTA service:
• Monthly stipend
• End of Service or Education Award once service is completed
• Loan forbearance and deferment during service
• Assistance with Health Coverage
• Professional Development
• Child Care
• Non-competitive Eligibility Status for employment in the federal government for up to one year after service
• Be a part of a national movement working to alleviate poverty

Any questions: contact Naomi at Naomi_Siegel@oppco.org or 360-734-5121 x246

Elementary School Volunteer

Cordata Elementary needs your help!

We have volunteer positions available in their AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS where you can:
Improve a child’s life • Support the community • Explore careers • Learn a new skill
Build a resume • Make friends • Network • Get experience

Clubs run Jan 22 to Mar 12 and include:
• Color and Chillax
• Basketball
• Ukulele
• Games
• World Culture
• Multi-Media Art
• Reading Buddies
• Tennis
• Music Adventures
• Community Club

Orientation sessions: Jan 13, Jan 15 and Jan 16

For more information, please contact:
• Robyn Johnston, Cordata Club Coordinator, robyn.johnston@bellinghamschools.org OR 360.739.0116

Job Description – After School Enrichment Opportunities at Cordata Elementary
This is an exciting opportunity to assist students in an elementary school setting under the guidance of an enrichment instructor and/or enrichment director. As a work study participant you will be working with students in an ‘after school’ classroom environment, focusing on enrichment themes such as music, art, sports, and other social/emotional enrichment subjects. You will provide some large group support, small group enrichment, and one-on-one tutoring. This position may also involve helping with administrative tasks, such as taking attendance, preparing materials and supplies, and supporting activities in the playground, cafeteria, and transportation pickup areas.
Positions are available on Mondays 2:30-4:30pm, Wednesdays 2:30-4:30pm, and Thursdays 12:45-2:30pm from Jan 22 to Mar 12 in the following enrichment classes (11/19/19 – still to be confirmed):
MONDAYS 2:30-4:30
• Color and Chillax
• Basketball
• Community Club
• Music Therapy
• World Culture
WEDNESDAYS 2:30-4:30
• Ukulele
• Games
• Reading Buddies
• Multi-media Art
• Tennis
• Community Club
THURSDAYS 12:45-2:30pm
• Coding
• Martial Arts

Benefits:
Learn to work with:
• students in small and large groups
• culturally diverse students, supported with social-emotional skill-building and Caring Schools Curriculum
• dedicated teams of enrichment providers supporting the core beliefs of the Bellingham Promise

Qualifications:
• Positive and flexible attitude
• Utilizes collaborative approach to problem-solving
• Willing to accept direction and changes in direction, when requested
• Ability to take initiative to engage and support students
• Ability to work in cafeteria, outside, and classroom environments
• Enjoys working with children
• Respectful and responsible to adults and children
• Professional conduct and communication in all teaching/learning settings

Key Account Assistant

Job position / title
Key Account Assistant
Name of business / employer
Smith Gardens, Inc.
Job description / duties
The Key Account Assistant ensures optimal replenishment of plants to Lowe’s Home Improvement centers based on sales turns, inventory levels and forecasted needs. The position is central to the Lowe’s account team and is integral to maximizing sales for both Lowe’s and Smith Gardens. We are looking for a team-oriented person with solid analytical and problem solving skills to ensure optimization of product availability in the customer’s stores.

JOB DUTIES:

– Develops suggested order scripts for all Lowe’s outlets in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska on weekly/daily basis
– Analyzes historical and real-time customer sales data to estimate product supply needs
– Balances sales analysis against plan, store inventory, weather outlook and other metrics to optimize product assortment and quantity
– Supports Account Manager with ongoing customer forecasting by product line and item
– Develops and publishes daily sales reports and other ad hoc reports and analysis
– Responsible for some customer contact, order adjustment and off-season order entry
– Verifies that new item data (UPC, item number, pricing etc.) matches customer records
– Prepares New Item set up sheets and quotes for review and approval
– Maintains replenishment system data elements to ensure forecasting accuracy
– Assists Customer Service with submission of orders via EDI transmissions as needed
– Organizes sales data for weekly customer newsletters and offers support with topics

Qualifications
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

– Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
– Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
– Strong organizational skills with ability to perform successfully with daily deadlines
– Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize and manage ever-changing priorities
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills
– Ability to daily work cross-departmentally in an even-keeled manner
– Willingness to work occasionally outside of normal business hours

QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION:

– AA or Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field
– Retail and/or analytical experience is a plus, especially related to horticulture or home improvement industry

Application deadline / closing date
12/20/2019
Salary / rate of pay
18
Days and hours of employment
M-F, 7-4
Flexible schedule?
(○) Negotiable

 

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
4164 Meridian Street, Suite 400, Bellingham WA 98226
Email
human.resources@smithgardens.com
Phone
555.555.5555
How to apply
Please fill out the application on our website at //smithgardens.com/careers.

Applications should include
[×] Resume
[×] Cover letter