Middle School Tennis Coach: St. Paul’s Academy — Application closing 7/20/18

Job Title and Description: Middle School Tennis Coach

Must have: First Aid/CPR and be fingerprinted and have documented results of clear criminal record.

  • Provide instruction in all phases of tennis;
  • Works with student athletes to improve personal and teamwork skills;
  • Provides guidance and encouragement to help students receive person gain from their participation;
  • Maintain compliance of St. Paul’s Academy and middle school rules, regulations, and policies that pertain to athletic programs;
  • Works with the athletic director to evaluate program needs;
  • Promotes the proper use and care of school property;
  • Communicate effectively with the team, staff, parents, administration, community and the media;
  • Complete all necessary forms
  • Organize and maintain team statistics and information;
  • Completes paperwork timely and accurately;
  • Maintains an acceptable attendance record and is punctual;
  • At the end of the season evaluates assistant coach, provides an evaluation of the tennis program as well as inventories equipments and uniforms.
  • Be knowledgeable of, monitor, and maintain compliance of applicable health and safety practices.

If interested please call St. Paul’s Academy 360-733-1750 or email athletic director at ksiemion@sp-academy.org.

Pay Rate (or range): $600-1,000 for the season

Hours/Week or Total Hours: 3-5 days per week 3:15-5:15 Beginning in Sept and end the last week in October

Employer: St. Paul’s Academy – Athletics

Contact Person: Kristin Siemon

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Early Head Start Coordinator: Opportunity Council — Application closing 6/20/18

Job position / title: Early Head Start Coordinator

Name of business / employer: Opportunity Council

JOB SUMMARY: The EHS Coordinator provides integrated and comprehensive coordination for the Early Head Start program. Working in conjunction with other department managers and coordinators, the EHS Coordinator is responsible for providing operational management, planning, implementation, monitoring and integration of program systems and supporting EHS home visitors in their direct service role.

Who we are looking for:

  • People who honor our mission, agree with our purpose and want to be part of something bigger.
  • People who are committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in both the services we provide as well as the environment in which we work.
  • People who are self-motivated and passionate about the work they do.
  • People who understand we are not a team because we work together. We are a team because we respect, trust and care for one another.

Person or department to contact: Human Resources

Business address: 1419 Cornwall Ave, Belliingham, WA

Work location (if different from above): 1111 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA

Email: hrrecruiting@oppco.org

Phone: (360) 734-5121 ext. 267

How to apply

See full job specifications and application instructions at www.oppco.org/employment/ Paper Employment Applications may be picked up at 1419 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA.

Completed applications must be received by 4:00pm, June 20, 2018.

At the Opportunity Council, we are committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion with a core set of values that include diversity, collaboration, respect, integrity, passion and learning. We believe we are a stronger and successful organization because of this commitment. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation and identity, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different. EOE.

Applications should include

[×] Cover letter

AmeriCorps Youth Conflict Resolution Education Specialist: Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center — Application closing 6/15/18

Job position / title: AmeriCorps Youth Conflict Resolution Education Specialist

Name of business / employer: Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center

Job description / duties

  • The Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center (WDRC) seeks a dynamic and creative AmeriCorps Member to provide specialized training in conflict resolution and communication in schools, the juvenile justice system, and other community agencies.
  • The WDRC is a nonprofit organization located in Bellingham, WA. Our mission is to provide and promote constructive and collaborative approaches to conflict through mediation, training, facilitation, and community education. https://www.whatcomdrc.org/
  • This position serves an integral role at the WDRC. The member is responsible for supporting the youth program manager to coordinate and facilitate conflict resolution workshops and classroom presentations in partnership with local schools, juvenile justice and social service agencies. These workshops empower youth ages 8-18 to reflect and identify personal triggers and sources of conflict and practice communication and problem solving skills. We serve hundreds of youth in the surrounding area, supporting a variety of school districts, individual schools and community agencies.
  • Additionally the member will contribute towards the development of specialized partnerships, including restorative practice initiatives and outreach for parent-teen mediation. The member also plays a key role in developing and overseeing volunteer support. Training is provided, including participation in the 40-hour professional mediation training and the opportunity to pursue additional requirements towards becoming a certified mediator if desired.

Benefits of AmeriCorps State and National Service

  • A monthly living stipend of $1,307.82 before taxes
  • $5,920 education award upon completion of term with a minimum of 1700 hours of service
  • Health insurance
  • Professional development
  • Student loan forbearance and deferment during service
  • Subsidized childcare if needed

Qualifications

Position Requirements

  1. Must be at least 18 years old at the start of the program year (September 1, 2018)
  2. Must be able to serve fulltime (40 hours a week for 10 ½ months) Sept 1-July 15th 2019
  3. Be a US citizen or lawful permanent resident
  4. Must pass criminal background checks and not be listed on the National Sex Offender Public Registry
  5. Flexibility, including ability to serve early morning, evening and weekend hours as needed (including some holidays such as MLK day and Memorial Day weekend)
  6. Experience working with K-12 youth
  7. Experience with public speaking and/or group facilitation
  8. Bachelor’s degree in teaching, recreation, psychology, sociology or related field preferred
  9. Strong sense of initiative, sense of humor, and compassion
  10. Demonstrate strong written and verbal skills
  11. Be highly organized; adhere to deadlines and be proactive toward meeting goals
  12. Belief in and understanding of our mission; familiarity with mediation and conflict resolution
  13. Ability to enlist support, delegate, and work effectively with volunteers
  14. Enjoy working with challenging client populations; ability to maintain composure when working with escalated individuals
  15. Be comfortable taking responsibility for leadership as well as serving in a supportive role
  16. Able to provide own transportation to sites throughout county

Person or department to contact: Emily Machin-Mayes

Business address: 13 Prospect Street Suite 201, Bellingham WA

Email: youth@whatcomdrc.org

Phone: 360.676.0122

How to apply:

Send or drop off: cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Emily Machin-Mayes, Youth Program Manager, Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center, 13 Prospect Street, Suite 201 Bellingham, WA 98225.

Open until filled, however priority will be given to applications received by 5 pm on June 15th. We thank you for your application, but only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

Applications should include

[×] Resume

[×] Cover letter

[×] References

Career Opportunities: Skagit Valley College

Skagit Valley College has a variety of exciting career opportunities!  Please share with those who may be interested.

About us: Tucked away near the Cascade Mountains and the San Juan Islands in the Salish Sea, Skagit Valley College is perfectly situated in close proximity to picturesque waterfront towns and world-class outdoor recreation. For easy access to thriving urban and cultural arts scenes, SVC is nearly halfway between Seattle and Vancouver, BC. The college is based in Mount Vernon, while serving a campus in Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island, and centers in Langley, Clinton, Anacortes, and Friday Harbor.

Full-time, Classified & Exempt Staff:

  • Purchasing, Grants & Contracts Supervisor (closes 5/24/18)
  • Early Childhood Program Specialist 2, Assistant Teacher – Oak Harbor & Anacortes, WA
  • Early Childhood Program Specialist 2, Family Support Specialist – Langley, WA
  • Early Childhood Program Specialist 3, Lead Teacher – Anacortes, WA

Full-time, Tenure-track Faculty:

  • Nursing Instructor, Tenure-Track Faculty

Part-time, Hourly Staff:

  • Chef, McIntyre Hall Performing Arts & Convention Center
  • Custodian – Whidbey Island Campus
  • Custodian – South Whidbey Island Campus
  • Culinary Food Service Worker 1
  • ECEAP Substitutes, Teaching Aide, Assistant Teacher & Lead Teacher
  • ECEAP Assistant Teacher (ECPS2) – Langley, WA
  • ECEAP Classroom Aide (ECPS1) – Langley, WA & Anacortes, WA
  • ECEAP Lead Teacher (ECPS3) – Langley, WA
  • Maintenance Custodian – Whidbey Island Campus
  • Security Guard
  • Security Guard – Whidbey Island Campus
  • Stage Technician I
  • Various Head Start positions

Part-time, Adjunct Faculty:

  • Chemistry
  • Communication Studies
  • Journalism
  • History
  • Business
  • Nursing Instructor
  • Psychology Instructor
  • Basic Education for Adults

For a complete list of openings and more information on qualifications, salary, and how to apply, visit our career opportunities site, or visit https://www.skagit.edu/about/human-resources/current-job-openings/ As outlined in the job announcement, applicants must complete an online application, which may require completing supplemental questions and uploading required documents.

Interested in other opportunities? To be notified of current openings in areas that interest you, you may fill out a Job Interest Card, or visit https://www.skagit.edu/about/human-resources/job-opening-notifications/ Place a check in the box next to each job category of interest, and fill out the form. You will receive an email notification each time a position opens with Skagit Valley College whose category matches your selections.

Staff and Faculty at SVC respect and work effectively with diverse students, colleagues and others in a campus climate that promotes innovative teaching, quality scholarship, a diverse learning environment, and equitable access and educational achievement for all students. Skagit Valley College is an equal opportunity employer. Skagit Valley College provides a drug-free environment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or age in its programs and employment.

Skagit Valley College adheres to a set of guiding principles: Respect, Integrity, Open and Honest Communication, and Collaboration

Jamil Sepulveda

HR Generalist & Talent Acquisition Specialist

Skagit Valley College

Office: (360) 416-7954 | Main: (360) 416-7794

jamil.sepulveda@skagit.edu

Journalism Contributors: ROOSTERGNN Global News Network — Application closing 12/31/18

Job position / title: Journalism Contributors (Writers, Photographers, Videographers) // ROOSTERGNN Global News Network

Name of business / employer: ROOSTERGNN Global News Network

ROOSTERGNN Global News Network (RGNN.org), a non-profit news agency promoting freedom of expression, is recruiting university journalism contributors. The goal: to bring future journalists closer to the real-life responsibilities of a journalist at a news agency.

Responsibilities:

  • Pitch a monthly calendar of content (articles, interviews, photostories, videos, etc.)
  • Publish at least one piece of content (articles, interviews, photostories, videos, etc.) per month in one of the following channels:
    • Politics, Economy, Business.
    • Science, Technology, Education.
    • Art, Culture, Sports.
    • Fashion, Lifestyle, Social Media, Celebrities.
    • Travel
  • The content can be published in English or Spanish.
  • Excellent writing skills required in the language you are requesting to write in.
  • The articles, interviews, feature stories should always be adapted for the web and optimized for SEO.
  • The articles must be accompanied by their respective visuals (images, photos, videos, infographics, etc.) for publication.
  • The selected candidates must share their published content on their own social media profiles.

Benefits:

Regular contributors (at least one article per month) will be able to form part of a global network of journalists, with access to a private Facebook group exclusively for young journalists.

Moreover, students who publish a minimum of three articles on RGNN.org will be given preference for a 500 Euro scholarship (http://rgnn.org/academy/scholarships) for one of our hands-on Internship Seminars in Madrid, Spain, or Cuba:

In addition, regular contributors will be able to request press passes and accreditations for events (e.g. fashion shows, concerts, museum exhibits, etc.) in your city or region. The type of press pass you can request will depend on the section you have been writing for (e.g. fashion related press passes for the Glamour section, politics related press passes for the Gobernanza section, etc.). The possibility of requesting press passes will be determined by our Editor in Chief and will depend on the quality of your articles (higher quality means it is more likely you will obtain passes, obviously).

To apply, please fill out the form here:

http://rgnn.org/contributor-application

Contact: staff@roostergnn.org

Person or department to contact: Ms. Maria Teresa San Segundo Gil

Business address: Calle Juan Bravo 58, MADRID (SPAIN)

Email: staff@roostergnn.org

Phone: 003.491.1287 ext. 235

How to apply: applications@roostergnn.org

Applications should include

[×] Resume

Travel Journalism, Photography & Video Internship Seminars in MADRID, SPAIN (JULY/AUGUST 2018): ROOSTERGNN Global News Network — Application closing 7/25/18

Job position / title: Travel Journalism, Photography & Video Internship Seminars in MADRID, SPAIN (JULY/AUGUST 2018)

Name of business / employer: ROOSTERGNN Global News Network

Job description / duties: http://rgnn.org/academy/madrid-spain-travel-journalism-photography-internship-seminar/program/

ROOSTERGNN Global News Network (RGNN.org), a non-profit organization, and ROOSTERGNN Academy are OFFERING:

Intensive Travel Journalism, Photography & Video Internship Seminars, based in Madrid, Spain.

During the Journalism Internship Seminar, students participate in an intensive journalism program coordinated by a Team of Editors and Writers, with the participation of Experts and Mentors. The program includes attendance at Editorial Meetings, Travel Journalism Workshops, Photography Workshops, Video Workshops, Mentoring Sessions and Feedback Sessions, all of which culminates in the publication of a bi-weekly travel magazine, publishes in digital format in the news agency.

All of the Experts and Mentors are bilingual (English & Spanish). To participate in the Seminars, it is required that students have knowledge of at least ONE of these languages. Students can choose to write their articles in English, Spanish or both.

The selection process is rigorous and includes an interview for all candidates of interest.

The Internship Seminar offers students the possibility to graduate with a Portfolio of Published Content, published in the news agency, a Travel Journalism, Photography & Video Internship Certification, a Certification of Academic Credit, as well as a Letter of Recommendation of Merit, if applicable.

The Internship Seminar includes housing in shared studio apartments in the central Salamanca neighborhood of Madrid, Spain.

CALENDAR. Each Two-Week Module culminates in the publication of a travel magazine. Students can enroll in one single Two-Week Module, or in various — the workshops do NOT repeat themselves. Please see full list of collaborating Experts and Mentors, and their Workshops here.

INTENSIVE SEMINAR (SUMMER 2018).

  • MODULE I: Sunday, July 15, 2018 to Saturday, July 28, 2018.
  • MODULE II: Sunday, July 29, 2018 to Saturday, August 11, 2018.

WELCOME PACKET. Before the start of the Seminar, all students will receive a Welcome Packet via email, which will include an updated version of the Schedule. In the meantime, students can consult a Sample Schedule here: http://rgnn.org/academy/madrid-spain-travel-journalism-photography-internship-seminar/schedule

PROGRAM: INTENSIVE TRAVEL JOURNALISM & PHOTOGRAPHY INTERNSHIP SEMINAR. Link to the current version of the Program: http://rgnn.org/academy/madrid-spain-travel-journalism-photography-internship-seminar/program

CONTENT. Each Two-Week Module includes the following content, which must be completed in order to obtain curricular benefits as detailed below.——

  • Journalism Specialization. Seminar specializing in Travel Journalism, Photography and Video.
  • Attendance at Orientation, where the academic requirements are explained.
  • Attendance at ROOSTERGNN Editorial Meetings. One Editorial Meeting per Two-Week Module, in which each student is assigned one (1) article.
  • Attendance at Group Mentoring Sessions. Three Mentoring Sessions per Two-Week Module, to discuss the progress of students on their articles.
  • Attendance at Group Feedback & Editing Sessions. Three Group Feedback & Editing Sessions per Two-Week Module. Each student will receive verbal feedback on the articles assigned during the Editorial Meetings. All articles must be received by the deadline indicated by RGNN in order to be eligible for Feedback.
  • Participate in Travel Journalism, Photography & Video Workshops with Experts and Mentors. Four (4) Workshops per Two-Week Module, addressing the following areas of travel journalism, photography and video. The full list of Workshops can be consulted in the following link.
  • One (1) Travel Journalism Workshop, which can address the following topics: preparation and research; writing; editing; publication and possible markets; design; social media and other useful tools.
  • One (1) Professional Development for Journalists Session. Advice will be given on, for example, how to put together a resume, how to apply for future journalism jobs, how to prepare for a job interview, etc.
  • Two Photography & Video Workshops: followed by an orientation, there will be one street photography & video workshop, and one on night photography & video workshop.
  • Participate in the Professional Headshot Photoshoot.
  • Students will go behind the scenes at RGNN and have a professional headshot photoshoot session at the RGNN film and photo studio.
  • Submit Photojournalism and Video Portfolio. Students will take photographs and videos for social media throughout the Seminar, of which RGNN will choose the best to publish in the news agency’s communication channels.
  • Submit a Final Seminar Evaluation. All students will be required to submit a final Evaluation before the end of the Seminar.

EXPERTS AND MENTORS. The Seminar includes the collaboration of prestigious Experts and Mentors. Please see the Experts collaborating in each Two-Week Module here.

CULTURAL IMMERSION IN MADRID AND SPAIN. Participate in the Cultural Immersion Program. The Internship Seminar includes a Typical Spanish Tapas Networking Farewell Reception at the end of the program.

HOUSING. The Internship Seminar includes housing in furnished studio apartments selected by RGNN in the central neighborhood of Salamanca in Madrid, Spain. Thirteen (13) nights. Housing is shared in double apartments (2 individual beds). Each studio apartment has its own bathroom and kitchen, air-conditioning, as well as weekly cleaning and change of sheets and towels. The building moreover has wifi, 24 hour concierge, laudromat and dryer room, swimming pool and sundeck. The entry of persons foreign to the Program is not permitted in the houses. Alcohol within the apartments is also not permitted. RGNN will assign accommodation. The dates in which housing will be available are:

  • MODULE I: Sunday, July 15, 2018 to Saturday, July 28, 2018.
  • MODULE II: Sunday, July 29, 2018 to Saturday, August 11, 2018.

Local bilingual emergency support, 24 hours. The Seminar has local, bilingual (English and Spanish) emergency support staff available 24 hours a day.

Person or department to contact: Ms. Maria Teresa San Segundo Gil

Business address: Calle Juan Bravo 58, MADRID (SPAIN)

Email: staff@roostergnn.org

Phone: 003.491.1287 ext. 235

How to apply: https://rgnn.org/academy/application/

Applications should include

[×] Resume

Preschool Assistant Teacher: Bellingham Childcare and Learning Center — Application closing 6/29/18

Job position / title: Preschool Assistant Teacher

Name of business / employer: Bellingham Childcare and Learning Center

NOW HIRING

Preschool Assistant Teacher

Job Begins: June 25th

Join our dedicated and fun team of teachers at Bellingham Childcare & Learning Center! This opening is in our Preschool classroom, where you will be working with two other teachers and up to 20 children aged 3-5. Help plan, supervise and implement activities to meet the social, emotional, physical and intellectual needs of the children in our care, and form great partnerships with parents to promote the growth and development of their children.

BCLC is a local leader in Early Learning, a United Way Organization, and accredited by NAEYC. We strive to be an employer of choice in the field, and we value our culture of inclusion, engagement, fun and community spirit.

Compensation: Starts at minimum wage depending on experience/education. This position is full time, and after a probationary period, is eligible for benefits (medical & dental after 60 days, vacation pay after 90 days, & retirement after 1 year).

EOE

Applications are available at:

2600 Squalicum Parkway

Bellingham, WA 98225

If you have any other question, please contact Bobbi at (360) 676-0950

Qualifications:

  • A qualified candidate will have experience working with young children and have the passion to continue their education in Early Childhood Education.
  • Scholarship opportunities may be available through the Early Achievers Opportunity Grant after three months of employment.
  • Likely candidates will begin the process of obtaining: a portable background check in MERIT, negative TB test, First Aid & CPR, and STARS 30 hr. Basics in Childcare (or equivalent) upon being hired.

Person or department to contact: Bobbi Kelley

Business address: 2600 Squalicum Parkway

Email: Bobbi@Bellighamchildcare.com

Phone: (360) 676-0950

Applications should include

[×] Resume

[×] References

College Access Corps Coordinator: North Cascades Institute — Application closing 06/29/18

Job position / title: College Access Corps Coordinator

Name of business / employer: North Cascades Institute

HOURS OF SERVICE: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday with several evening and weekend hours per month from August 15, 2018 through June 30, 2019 (At least 1,700 hours over the 10.5 month term of service)

DATES OF SERVICE: August 15, 2018-June 30, 2019 (10.5 month position)

JOB DESCRIPTION: North Cascades Institute seeks a College Access Corps Coordinator to support environmental education programs that build community, create economic opportunity and strengthen college access opportunities for participants of our Youth Leadership Adventures and Community Youth Programs. The College Access Corps member will help empower underrepresented youth to develop college access skills while learning to be environmental stewards of the North Cascades. Duties will include further developing and implementing our Youth Leadership Ambassadors program, training staff, graduate students and interns to act as college access coaches to economically disadvantaged high school-aged youth participating in Institute programs, supporting implementation of the Northwest Youth Leadership Summit, recruiting for Youth Leadership Adventures, and strengthening college access opportunities for Youth Leadership program alumni. Learn more about our youth programs on our website: ncascades.org/youth.

The purpose of the College Access Corps AmeriCorps program is to improve college access for economically disadvantaged 4th – 12th grade youth*. AmeriCorps members will serve on campuses, in schools and/or non-profit agencies, recruit college students to serve as College Access Coaches, and together they will provide college access interventions to economically disadvantaged youth. (NOTE: CAC members will have “recurring” access to vulnerable populations and must pass a standard background check and must satisfy the National Service Criminal History Check eligibility criteria pursuant to 45 CFR 2540.202).

*Economically disadvantaged (ED) youth is defined as youth eligible for the free/reduced lunch program. The program requires that 50% of the youth being served meet this criteria.

PROGRAM OUTCOME: The College Access Corps Coordinator will be responsible for recruiting 28 students in grades 10-12 from Skagit County high schools to complete 15 hours of College Access Curriculum. In addition, this position is responsible for recruiting 20 College Access Coaches and 10 volunteers to implement a National Day of Service.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND RELATED TASKS:

  • Further implement the Youth Leadership Ambassador program in its third year for local Institute alumni and youth that focuses on college access and readiness, leadership development, public speaking, career development, stewardship and outdoor adventures
  • Assist in cultivating school and community partnerships for Youth Leadership Ambassadors, Youth Leadership Adventures, and Kulshan Creek Neighborhood Youth program
  • Train Institute staff, graduate students, and interns to become college access coaches for youth participating in our programs
  • Help plan and implement the Northwest Youth Leadership Summit including recruiting colleges to attend as Opportunity Fair partners
  • Teach a breakout session at the Northwest Youth Leadership Summit on college access
  • Assist with recruiting students for Youth Leadership Adventures at target schools, focusing on college readiness program benefits
  • Strengthen our Pathways for Youth Initiative, which seeks to provide connected next-step opportunities for program participants that lead to further development in college readiness, leadership skills, local community stewardship, career opportunities and continued growth and learning about the natural world and how to care for it
  • Recruit volunteers for public stewardship events coordinated by North Cascade Institute and our partners
  • Instruct Institute programming, as needed, including but not limited to Mountain School, Kulshan Creek and stewardship programs
  • Compile and update college access program sustainability manual (one for each campus program)
  • Collect and document program assessment data in required tracking tools and progress reports
  • Participate in College Access Corps trainings, including orientation, mid-year training, graduation, regional cohort meetings and others as scheduled
  • Engage in personal reflection
  • Collaborate with other CAC teammates and national service members in your community on common projects
  • Record and track hours in monthly timesheets

BENEFITS:

  • Living allowance of $12,630 (distributed over 10.5 months)
  • Loan forbearance and interest accrual reimbursement on qualifying loans
  • Basic health care plan (if needed)
  • Education Award of $5,920 upon successful completion of the program
  • Childcare assistance for qualifying members
  • Members will be given a mid-year and end of year member evaluation from their program supervisor
  • Networking, training, and professional development opportunities
  • A chance to make a difference in your community and schools!

For More Information Contact: Codi Hamblin, School Programs Manager at codi_hamblin@ncascades.org or 360-854-2598

North Cascades Institute is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.

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.

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Creative, energetic, flexible, motivated and professional
  • Ability to speak publicly in front of 50 or more people
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25lbs and hike over uneven terrain in inclement weather
  • Comfortable working in both office and remote environments that require traveling long distances
  • Prior educational or work experience in education, the environment, college access, social justice and youth leadership
  • Program management (marketing, event planning, training, volunteer management) experience
  • Experience working with nonprofits and developing partnerships

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively as a team player
  • Strong organization, problem-solving, and written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Strong initiative, self-starter, and enthusiasm for helping others succeed
  • Willing to work outdoors, long hours, and evenings, including occasional overnight trips
  • Be 18 or older
  • Have an AA/BA or some college
  • Be a US Citizen, National or Lawful Permanent Resident alien of the United States
  • Possess a current driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record
  • Agree to and pass criminal history disclosure and background check, including a National Service Criminal History Check and not have a sexual offense or murder conviction (other offenses may also prohibit participation, but will be determined on a case by case basis)
  • Commit to serving 1700 hours (no more than 20% of aggregate time can be spent on training/professional development and no more than 10% on fundraising)
  • Proficiency in Office Suite and Google platform
  • Committed to promoting educational equity and inclusion

Person or department to contact: Codi Hamblin

Business address: 810 State Route 20, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284

Email: codi_hamblin@ncascades.org

Phone: (360) 854-2598

TO APPLY: Please apply online on our website: http://ncascades.atsondemand.com

Applications should include

[×] Resume

[×] Cover letter

[×] References

Residential Youth Counselor: Cocoon House

Residential Youth Counselor – Everett, Arlington, and Monroe

Join our team! You could play an important role at Cocoon House.

We empower young people, families, and communities to break the cycle of homelessness through outreach, housing and prevention. Through our programs, we serve hundreds of youth and their families throughout Snohomish County. To learn more, please visit our website at http://www.cocoonhouse.org

Here is the Job Purpose and Additional Details:

  • Provide a safe and supportive environment for our teens. Promote positive interaction, train and coach life and social skills, as well as enrichment activities.
  • Supply information, referrals, and support to the community by phone.

Pay: $13-$15 per hour depending upon the shift

Hours: 5-40 hours per week, with overnight, swing, and on-call position available.

Benefits: Depending upon the position, these may be available after 60 days, with the exception of on-call

Job requirements:

  • Partner with case managers to support youth case plans and interact with youth in accordance to plans.
  • Perform intake and exit process for youth, orienting them to the program, and completing required data.
  • Communicate with other providers to ensure youth are following through with their commitments. Update and maintain appropriate documentation.
  • Supervise youth in care, and ensure their safety. Interact with them and oversee their compliance with policies, rules, and guidelines of the program.
  • Hold the youth accountable and, in coordination with other staff, assign consequences as appropriate.
  • Provide feedback to youth and other staff regarding behavior.
  • Oversee youths’ health. Arrange appropriate appointments, fill prescriptions, dispense medication, etc.
  • Respond to community calls and visits. Provide information, referrals and directions.
  • Attend training sessions, and all case management and staff meetings.

Qualifications include:

Ability to:

  • Relate with our youth and staff while maintaining appropriate boundaries.
  • Assess and prioritize our youths’ developmental needs.
  • Record and document forms as required for case planning and CPS reporting.
  • Diffuse escalated behavior of our youth.
  • Assess dangerous and emergency situations, and access appropriate emergency or other support.
  • Demonstrated acceptance of a variety of lifestyles, behaviors, and cultural and spiritual practices.
  • Commitment to both the Agency’s mission and positive youth development model.
  • Have current WA state driver’s license.

Within 30 days:

  • Be cleared by DSHS background check.
  • Be over 21 years of age.
  • Provide evidence of a food handler’s permit, TB test, HIV certifications, and CPR and First Aid training.

Working Conditions:

  • Because our facilities are staffed 24 hours per day, some Residential Youth Counselors may be required to work nights and/or weekends, dependent on program shifts and Agency needs.
  • Staff may work with challenging clients, and must demonstrate the ability to de-escalate youth and situations.

Physical Requirements:

  • Both orally and in writing, communicate effectively with youth, staff, other programs, vendors and the public.
  • Be able to hear voices and alarms.
  • Possess close vision, far vision, side vision, depth perception, and visual ability to read a variety of materials.
  • Have dexterity of hands and fingers to reach, handle and operate telephone, computer keyboard, and record information in appropriate youth files and logs.

Note: Cocoon House will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified persons with disabilities if requested.

More about Cocoon House:

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chris.eck@cocoonhouse.org

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Environmental Compliance Specialist (ECS) Field Technician: WaterTectonics — Application closing 6/30/18

Job position / title: Environmental Compliance Specialist (ECS) Field Technician

Name of business / employer: WaterTectonics

Job description / duties

About our company

Water Tectonics, a rapidly growing green water treatment technology company based in Everett, WA has immediate openings for an environmental compliance specialist. The team at Water Tectonics is a unique cross-section of individuals who understand and are passionate about water and protecting the environment and people. We do this with superior clean technology and customer support.

WaterTectonics offers an incredibly constructive and positive work-place environment, very competitive compensation and bonus programs, high quality healthcare coverage, a company-sponsored 401k account, and many other workplace and individual benefits.

To perform these jobs 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 to perform the essential functions.

About the position

The Environmental Compliance Specialist (ECS) Field Technician is responsible for the oversight of both traditional and enhanced BMP’s on major construction activities for the control of erosion and environmental concerns. This is a field position on large, dynamic construction sites and the position is accountable for the ongoing monitoring of such systems. Ensuring that all work adheres to site safety regulations and federal or state requirements.

This position will be responsible for all site operations to include, but not limited:

  • Monitoring or maintenance of in-service equipment
  • Conducting environmental sampling of ground or surface water
  • Troubleshooting and correcting systems when necessary
  • Prepare and submit reporting data related to systems
  • Interacting with on-site clients.

Locations: United States; Washington; Everett (With possible travel for installations)

Job Type: Full-time; Hourly

Compensation: $60-65K doe

In addition to an attractive wage, this position offers a competitive benefits package including Group Health and Life Insurance, Vision and Dental Insurance, a Flexible Benefits Plan, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with a company match, a Profit Sharing Retirement Plan, and other benefits.

Qualifications

About you

Potential candidates will have min 3 years’ experience performing site inspections for compliance with project specifications, temporary erosion and sedimentation measures, and preparing reports communicating status. Ideal candidates will have:

  • 40 hr HAZWOPER
  • WA State Dept. of Ecology CESCL certification (or equiv.)
  • Experience with Chitosan Enhanced Sand Filtration (CESF) systems
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Planning (SWPPP) and management
  • Spill Control and Counter Measure Plans Experience.
  • Valid driver’s license and insurance in good standing

Experience in the construction, field and environmental industries are required for this position. Construction or field experience with plumbing, electrical or mechanical is a plus. You should have good communication and customer service skills. What you lack in work experience should be made up with a willingness to learn and a positive work attitude.

You will value a unique opportunity to be exposed to the full product life-cycle from conception, design, realization and service.

Professional and Corporate Responsibilities

  • Possessing awareness and leadership skills with a goal-oriented approach toward quality.
  • Possessing a willingness to take ownership of tasks while assuming responsibility for their outcome.
  • It is the policy of WaterTectonics, Inc., to maintain a workplace free from alcohol and federally controlled substances. Employees are required to report to work in appropriate mental and physical condition to perform their jobs in a satisfactory manner as well as provide a safe working environment for themselves and other employees.
  • Timely response to phone calls and texts during regular business hours (8am to 5pm)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to Work Independently
  • Detailed oriented and good organizational skills.

Interpersonal Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with other personnel and groups within the company such as design engineers, operations engineers, manufacturing personnel and purchasers.
  • Interacting with client representatives to ensure all customer expectations are met.
  • Fostering effective team and company communication with the ability to create a work environment of openness, trust, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.
  • Providing training such as skills cross training with other employees, product training with field personnel and customers, and other training as required.
  • Serving as a company liaison with clients, suppliers, contractors, standards authorities, and others as needed.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit.
  • The employee is frequently required to talk and hear.
  • The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel, reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and work in tight places.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds or more, move about an uneven outdoor site.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this Job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, the ability to accurately identify color and ability to adjust focus.
  • The ability to operation of manual and/or power tools.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The environment in which the job is performed, especially any unique conditions outside a normal office environment.

  • This job is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes, odors and airborne particles.
  • The employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, extreme heat, vibration, heavy rain, freezing temperatures and confined spaces.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to acidic or caustic chemicals. A respirator may be required at times.
  • The noise level in the work environment varies from loud to quiet, with hearing protection provided.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will also be considered in a manner that is consistent with the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and/or any other similar ordinances as required. WaterTectonics complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. We expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment..

WaterTectonics only employs those who are legally authorized to work in the United States and we participate in E-Verify for I-9 Verification for all openings. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Person or department to contact: Peter Johnson

Business address: 6300 Merrill Creek Parkway, Suite C-100 Everett, WA 98203

Email: patricia.bennett@watertectonics.com

Phone: (425) 349-4200

How to apply

Please apply at the following link:

http://watertectonicsinc.applytojob.com/apply/nn51cWcX3z/Environmental-Compliance-Specialist-ECS-Field-Technician

Applications should include

[×] Resume

[×] Cover letter

[×] References