Office Assistant- Closes 12/12/2017

Position Office Assistant
Employer Experience International
Job Description PExperience International (EI) is a non-profit international exchange organization that facilitates study tours and internship/cultural immersion opportunities for Americans (outbound) and Internationals (inbound). EI’s overall mission is to promote international understanding and human resource development through technical and cultural exchange.

Office Assistant will work under the general supervision of Program Coordinators and Directors to implement Experience International programs. Tasks include:

Notify all participants (trainee, intern, outbound, hosts) of reports due. Track, collect, organize and monitor compliance.
Review reports to highlight any red flags or issues (compare against database).
Collect and track arrival and departure documents.
Produce certificates upon completion of program.
Update and maintain documentation in the database, digital and hard-files.
Maintain foreign partner database and records.
Audit host and visitor files from last three years to ensure compliance with reporting.
Inventory and order supplies.
Enter and update database records; generate reports and queries; proof data.
Assist with participant newsletters and distribution.
Assist with program material updates – text and graphics.
In consultation with Coordinators, post and update Facebook content.
Assist with study tours to:
o Prepare materials.
o Confirm logistics.
o Track participants.
General tasks required to run an efficient office.

Qualifications • Computer literate (working knowledge of Word, Excel and Social Media)
• Accurate with good attention to detail
• College-level reading, writing and communication skills
• Prefer graphic design experience and interest
• Must be resident of Whatcom County and at least 18 years of age

Expectations:
• Ability to work independently and also as part of a team
• Ability to work in organized, efficient and focused manner
• Will not engage in personal use of phone or web during work time
• Will keep to hours set and arrive on time

Compensation

$15 per hour
Days/Hours 15-20 hours per week, Jan 2, 2018-Dec 31, 2018
Contact Info Sarah Pearson

BUSINESS ADDRESS:P.O. Box 894, Bellingham, WA 98229

WORK LOCATION: South Bellingham

EMAIl: pd@expint.org

PHONE: 360.966.3876

How to Apply    • Review EI website: www.expint.org.
• Email Resume and Cover Letter to: pd@expint.org
o Cover letter should address how you meet the above qualifications and be tailored to this job and organization
Position Closes December 12, 2017
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Child Care- Closes 03/31/2018

Position Child care
Employer Jere’ Zender
Job Description experienced baby sitter needed part time for 3 in our home located mid county so reliable transportation is a must. Ages are (1) 2 1/2 yr old; 6 month old twins. We are loo king for someone who can multitask, is very organized and loves children. Duties will include light meal prep for the 2 1/2 yr old, light housekeeping, feeding and changing babies.
Hrs per day and week will be discussed with applicant. Flexible times are available, however prefer to set up a schedule. Days needed are M-F and hours between 8-5:30. Probably about 10+ hrs a week.
Qualifications Experience with child care. Non smoker, drug free.
Can pass a background test.
Preference given to someone going into the Early Learning Program.

Compensation

negotiable
Days/Hours M-F
Contact Info Sue Priebe

BUSINESS ADDRESS: Laurel Area

EMAIL: spriebe8@gmail.com

PHONE: 360.815.2394

How to Apply    Please e-mail your resume’ along with your references. to spriebe8@gmail.com

 

Position Closes  March 31, 2018

Teacher’s Assistant- Closes 12/15/17

Position Teacher’s Assistant
Employer Allison Lovell
Job Description Position available for a teacher’s assistant in a well established, private preschool/ kindergarten program, in our 17th year. We have a mixed age class in a one room schoolhouse with a low student to staff ratio. We practice honoring ourselves and our place on the Earth. We use the world around us to enhance our process oriented curriculum, which includes art, science, language arts, singing/movement, mathematical solving, outdoor exploration, and weekly swimming lessons.

The job will be to assist the lead teacher in all classroom activities. This will also include singing with the class on a daily basis, snack preparation, occasional errands and communicating with parents. Participating in parent-teacher conferences and a once-a-year fundraiser are also part of the job. School is on summer break during July and August. A small summer stipend is given to a returning employee.

Qualifications We are seeking a person who has one of the following: an Early Childhood Education Degree, a Teacher’s Certificate, formal training in Montessori or Waldorf Education or lastly, an Environmental Education program. The candidate must also have had actual employment experience working with young children in one of the above fields or have been a camp leader or day care instructor. CPR/First aid training is required. Must have reliable transportation.

Desirable skills:

  • Music, Art and/or Environmental Ed. background
  • Ability to integrate into an existing format and be innovative, creative, and collaborative/team teach
  • Willingness to learn new strategies for communicating

Compensation

$13/hour, 18-22 hours per week to start.
Days/Hours Schedule will be determined following initial training.
Contact Info Allison Lovell

EMAIL: directors@thecottageschoolbellingham.com

PHONE: 360.920.9053

How to Apply    To apply, email your resume to directors@thecottageschoolbellingham.com. Please provide a cover letter which describes you as someone who is qualified to work with children ages 3-6. What experiences in life/work do you have that depict what you would bring to a well-established program that encourages emotional/social well-being? Be sure to include a minimum of 2 personal and 2 work references.
Position Closes December 15, 2017

Early Achievers (EA) Coach- Closes 11/22/17

Position Early Achievers (EA) Coach-Child Care Aware of NW Washington
Employer Opportunity Council
Job Description 5 Full Time positions located in Whatcom (1), Skagit (1), & Snohomish (3) Counties. 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, 11/22/17.    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

EMAIL: hrrecruiting@oppco.org

PHONE: 360.734.5121 ext. 267

How to Apply    SSee 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, 11/22/17. EOE

Applications should include a cover letter.

Position Closes November 22, 2017

Internship Position- Closes 12/31/17

Position Internship Position
Employer Cloud Mountain Farm Center
Job Description The Cloud Mountain Farm Center Intern Education Program is a rigorous integrated educational curriculum and work-based learning program. This program gives interns a hands-on, farm-based, full-immersion experience in agricultural production and management as well as a solid understanding of the big picture challenges that affect NW agriculture and the communities it serves by putting interns alongside permanent staff on a daily basis. Interns see first-hand what it takes to keep farmlands healthy and agricultural businesses thriving.

Depending upon interests and experience interns may participate in a number of possible internship tracks offered through CMFC:

Onsite Internships: these interns can expect to work up to 32 hours a week
• Food Production Internship
Interns working on-farm at CMFC get a well-rounded work experience in vegetables, orchards, vineyards, nursery production, and sales and customer service.
• Nursery Production Internship
Interns will gain experience primarily in plant propagation, field production, container production as well as customer service and sales, while still having the opportunity to work in orchards, vineyards, and vegetables when the season allows.
Off-site Internships
Interns interested in focusing on other agricultural enterprises that CMFC does not have including livestock production, herb production, or CSA may be connected with one of our partner farms. Further contact information will be given if this is requested.
Internship Education Day participants
For individuals interested only in the classroom and field curriculum part of the program. This would be 1 day a week for 8-9 hours of education. See Continuing Education Units Section for more information.

The intern program averages one day a week where all interns will participate in classroom education, hands-on workshops, and field trips to other farms in the region. The curriculum gives interns the opportunity to explore agriculture through exposure to:
o diverse agricultural systems
o business management
o skill development
o business planning
o marketing
o social and environmental stewardship
development of technical skills related to soil science, botany, ecological pest management and resource management
Onsite interns – CMFC interns will be expected to follow all guidelines set forth in the employee personnel policy. CMFC interns will be paid an hourly wage of $11.50 and will have the option to take up to 5 unpaid vacation days throughout the internship duration.

Off-site Interns –Those interns placed at partner farms will also work as part of a farm crew, with hours and duties established by the partner farm. Wages and living arrangements will be determined solely by the participant and the partner farm.

Qualifications we prefer to have some farming or gardening experience but this is not required. Tuition is $4,500.00 for education days and for up to 32 hours a week interns will be paid Washington State minimum wage

Compensation

$11.50
Days/Hours 40, Mid February to October
Contact Info Education Manager

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 6906 Goodwin Road

EMAIL: annah@cloudmountainfarmcenter.org

PHONE: 360.966.5859 ext. 1025

How to Apply    to apply email annah@cloudmountainfarmcenter.org for application. Include a resume and references.
Position Closes December 31, 2017

Smart Trips Outreach Coordinator- Closes 11/27/17

Position Smart Trips Outreach Coordinator
Employer  Whatcom Smart Trips
Job Description The Smart Trips program at Whatcom Council of Governments is hiring a Community Outreach Coordinator. The person in this position will work with school children, seniors, business partners, community groups and the general public coordinating Smart Trips education and outreach programs. We’re looking for someone with excellent communication skills and a passion for walking, bicycling and riding the bus.

Summary of Duties: Conduct outreach to promote walking, bicycling and riding the bus. Teach bicycle skills at elementary schools and bus trip planning at middle schools. Present bus trip planning information to seniors and leads guided bus trips. Provide individualized and group instruction for bicycle and bus transportation for other partners and community groups. Work with Smart Trips team to provide program materials and services. Promote Smart Trips program and events through social media.

Qualification • Bachelor’s degree in communication, marketing, education, urban planning, business, or related discipline is preferred; and
• At least two years of general office and computer experience is required; and
• At least one year experience in vehicle trip reduction or other work related to transportation choices (or a combination of education and/or community engagement experience which provides an equivalent background) is required.

Compensation

$21/hr to $26/hr
Days/Hours Three-quarter time position.
Contact Info Susan Horst

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 314 E Champion St; Bellingham

EMAIL: HR@whatcomsmarttrips.org

PHONE: 360.756.8747

How to Apply Send a resume and cover letter describing your background and skills by Monday, 11/27/17 at 4pm to:

Whatcom Smart Trips
c/o Whatcom Council of Governments
314 East Champion Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
HR@WhatcomSmartTrips.org (preferred)

Position Closes November 27, 2017

Basketball Official- Closes 2/28/18

Position Basketball Official
Employer Northwest Board of basketball officials
Job Description The Northwest Board of basketball officials is preparing for the upcoming season. Members officiate both high school and middle school basketball contests, covering Whatcom, Skagit, and Island counties. The group is always in need of new officials.
Qualifications A basic knowledge of the sport and rules is recommended.

Compensation

$25.00
Days/Hours Weekday afternoons
Contact Info Mike Neubauer

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 4020 Ridge Way Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

EMAIL: mkneubauer@hotmail.com

PHONE: 360.224.4600

How to Apply    Informational meeting is being held on Sunday, Oct. 29th at 6:00 pm. at LaVenture Middle School in Mt Vernon 1200 N LaVenture Rd. Mt Vernon, WA 98273. For more details please email Steve Somers at ssomers907@aol.com or Brian Lindgren at b.lindgren1@yahoo.com.
Or apply online at http://www.northwestboard.com/join_nwb.html
Position Closes February 28, 2018

Classroom Assistant (Bilingual)- Closes 12/15/17

Position Classroom Assistant (Bilingual)
Employer Opportunity Council
Job Description Come be a part of a team committed to providing a diverse, inclusive environment where parents can be sure their children are well cared for, encouraged to reach their full potential and ready for school! We are looking for a Classroom Assistant with bilingual (English/Spanish) skills to help implement developmentally appropriate early childhood classroom experiences and family engagement opportunities. Our employment philosophy includes coaching, open and frequent communication and professional development for all staff. Excellent benefits for eligible staff.
Qualifications See full job announcement & application process at www.oppco.org. Paper Employment Applications may be picked up at 1419 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA. Positions open until filled. (Applications will be reviewed weekly)

Compensation

Range ($12.22 to $15.28 per hour)
Days/Hours Monday thru Friday, 7am-3pm
Contact Info Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 1419 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham WA

WORK LOCATION: Alderwood

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. Positions open until filled. EOE

Applications should include a cover letter.

Position Closes December 15, 2017

Substitute Custodian- Closes 12/31/17

Position Substitute Custodian
Employer Ferndale School District
Job Description Ferndale School District is actively recruiting substitute custodians to fill a variety of shifts on an as-needed basis. Work when you want with a flexible schedule!
Qualifications Must be able to pass FBI background check

Compensation

$15.81/hr
Days/Hours M-F as needed
Contact Info Nicole Smith

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 6041 Vista Drive, Ferndale, WA 98248

EMAIL: nicole.smith@ferndalesd.org

PHONE: 360.383.9206

How to Apply    Visit our employment page and apply through our FastTrack application program: https://www2.nwrdc.wa-k12.net/scripts/cgiip.exe/WService=wferndls71/rapplmnu03.w

Include a resume, cover letter, and references.

Position Closes December 31, 2017

Teaching Staff- Closes 11/30/17

Position Teaching Staff
Employer Opportunity Council
Job Description Come be a part of a team committed to providing a diverse, inclusive environment where parents can be sure their children are well cared for, encouraged to reach their full potential and ready for school! We are looking for teachers with varying levels of education, experience and responsibility to implement developmentally appropriate early childhood classroom experiences and family engagement opportunities. Our employment philosophy includes coaching, open and frequent communication and professional development for all staff.
Qualifications See full job announcement & application process at www.oppco.org. Paper Employment Applications may be picked up at 1419 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA. Positions open until filled.

Compensation

Varies
Days/Hours Varies
Contact Info Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 1419 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. Positions open until filled. EOE

Applications should include a cover letter.

Position Closes November 30, 2017