Facilities Manager

Job position / title
Facilities Manager
Name of business / employer
Opportunity Council
Job description / duties
Ensures Opportunity Council owned properties are in good working order, including 50,000 square feet of commercial space dispersed throughout four (4) properties and seventy-two (72) units of residential housing across six (6) properties. Participates in the planning and oversight of new projects involving facilities. Prioritizes maintenance projects and assigns tasks to facilities staff and contractors to ensure projects are performed to a high standard and timely manner. Maintains preventative maintenance schedules and assigns work as needed. Serves as key liaison to agencies providing safety services in the community (i.e. law enforcement, fire departments, emergency management). On occasion, in addition to administrative and supervisory work, the performance of maintenance tasks is required.

Qualifications
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.

Application deadline / closing date
12/19/2018
Salary / rate of pay
$22.62 to $28.27 per hour
Days and hours of employment
M-F 40 hrs/wk
Person or department to contact
HR
Business address
1419 Cornwall Ave
Email
hrrecruiting@oppco.org
Phone
360.734.5121 ext. 267
How to apply
See full job specifications and application instructions at http://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, Wednesday, December 19, 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

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Speech and Language Pathologist/Occupational Therapist/Physical Therapist

Job position / title
Speech and Language Pathologist/Occupational Therapist/Physical Therapist
Name of business / employer
Opportunity Council
Job description / duties
SLP, OT and PT’s Needed!
Speech and Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists – for Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT)
Make a difference in the lives of children! We are looking to hire an energetic, collaborative, and experienced SLP, OT, and PT to join our growing team.
Work with the Opportunity Council’s Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) program in Bellingham, Washington.
Do you have experience working with infants and toddlers with developmental delays and providing services in family homes (or are interested in that approach)?

JOB SUMMARY: The person in this position works as a member of a multidisciplinary team serving families/caregivers and their children ages birth to 3 years with disabilities by acting as the primary service provider for an assigned caseload of 20+ families. The scope of work includes responsibility for completing evaluation of children to determine initial eligibility for services. It also includes the coaching and training of other team members, including parents/caregivers, in the area of your expertise.

Qualifications
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.

Application deadline / closing date
01/31/2019
Salary / rate of pay
DOE
Days and hours of employment
M-F 8-5
Person or department to contact
HR
Business address
1419 Cornwall Ave
Work location (if different from above)
Not answered
Email
hrrecruiting@oppco.org
Phone
360.734.5121 ext. 267
How to apply
See full job specifications and application instructions at http://www.oppco.org/employment/.
Paper Employment Applications may be picked up at 1419 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA.
Position open until filled (Applications will be reviewed weekly)

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.

Job Type: Full-time
Competitive wages, benefits, PTO and career/professional development.

Applications should include

[×] Cover letter

Americorps Parks Restoration Educator

Job position / title
Americorps Parks Restoration Educator
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham Parks Department
Job description / duties
The Parks Restoration Educator engages community members of all ages in the environmental restoration of Bellingham’s Parks through hands-on stewardship and environmental education. The AmeriCorps member will develop and lead volunteer work parties for the public and teach environmental stewardship programs for school-aged students with the goal of protecting and enhancing parklands, increasing biodiversity, and improving wildlife habitat. Duties will include restoration project planning, volunteer outreach, recruitment and tracking, community partnership support, environmental education curriculum development and delivery, and capacity building. This position is funded through Washington Service Corps with the City of Bellingham Park Operations.

BENEFITS:
• Living allowance of $7,842 (distributed over 6 months)
• Education Award of $2,907 upon successful completion of 6-month commitment (minimum of 900 hours)
• Basic health insurance and workers compensation coverage
• Loan forbearance and interest accrual reimbursement for qualified student loans
• Childcare assistance for qualifying members
• Networking, training, and professional development opportunities
• A chance to make a difference in your community, schools, and parks!

Qualifications
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree with focus on environment, education or related field preferred
• Creative, energetic, flexible, motivated, and professional
• Strong organization and excellent written and oral communication skills
• Excited to serve with a variety of ages of volunteers from school-age to adults
• Comfortable speaking publically in front of 50 or more people and leading groups of volunteers in field work
• Experience with service learning and environmental education with school-aged students
• Knowledge of Pacific Northwest native plants and urban wildlife
• Familiar with ecology and restoration principles
• Ability to solve problems creatively and complete tasks independently with only general supervision
• Commitment to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in programming
• Familiar with computer programs such as Publisher, Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Willing to serve outdoors in all seasons for long hours, weekends, and occasionally evenings
• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. and work over uneven terrain on steep slopes in inclement weather

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
• 18 years of age or older
• Current Washington State driver’s license and acceptable driving record for the past three years
• US citizen, national, or legal permanent resident alien
• Ability to pass a criminal background and child/adult abuse records check

Application deadline / closing date
01/04/2019
Salary / rate of pay
Living allowance of $7,842 (distributed over 6 months) and Education Award of $2,907 upon successful completion of 6-month commitment (minimum of 900 hours)
Days and hours of employment
Tues-Sat, 8:00am-4:30pm
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
February 1-July 31, 2019 (temp/seasonal)
Person or department to contact
Amy Brown, Parks Volunteer Coordinator
Business address
Park Operations 1400 Woburn St. Bellingham, WA 98229

Email
apbrown@cob.org
Phone
360.778.7105
How to apply
Submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references with current contact information to apbrown@cob.org. Please write “Americorps 6-month Restoration Educator Application” in the subject line. Application review will begin immediately. Applicants will also be required to apply online on the Americorps website (link to be sent to finalists).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 4, 2019 (11:59 PM)

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

Office Assistant II

Job position / title
Office Assistant II
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
The City of Bellingham is currently seeking to fill 2 full-time vacancies for Office Assistant II.

Starting pay is $3,194/month.
Closing Date/Time: 1/4/2019 4:30 PM

JOB SUMMARY:

Performs intermediate-level, detailed and technical clerical duties requiring broad knowledge of a department’s/division’s functions and procedures. Work is performed independently in accordance with established methods, practices and systems.

For full posting, please visit http://www.cob.org/employment.

Qualifications

•Two years of progressively responsible clerical experience or any combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability to perform the job.
•Word processing and computerized record keeping experience preferred.
•Coursework or experience in basic bookkeeping preferred for selected positions.
•Valid Washington state driver’s license is required for selected positions.
•Ability to type at 45 WPM net required. (See City of Bellingham Job Announcement for Typing Test Instructions)

Application deadline / closing date
01/04/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$3,194/month
Days and hours of employment
M-F, 40 hours/wk
Person or department to contact
City of Bellingham Human Resrouces
Business address
104 W. Magnolia St, Bellingham, Wa 98225
Email
hr@cob.org
Phone
360.778.8228
How to apply
How to apply: Applications must be submitted online (https://www.cob.org/employment)

Part time Juvenile Detention Officer

Part time Juvenile Detention Officer (Open Positions: 3)

Closes On: December 17, 2018 at 04:30 PM PST

Location: County Courthouse, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: Juvenile
Job Status: Part-Time
Shift: 12:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Part time/On call Juvenile Detention Officer  Apply Now

Job Summary
Do you have the ability to work varied shifts with little notice?

Would you enjoy the challenge of working as part of a team committed to the goal of rehabilitating juvenile offenders?

Do you have the ability to exert a calming influence and gain the cooperation of people in crisis or emotionally charged situations?

Do you enjoy and have experience working with youth?

If you are looking for rewarding work that will have a positive impact on our community, Whatcom County is interested in learning more about your qualifications and experience to fill this key role in the Whatcom County’s Juvenile Detention Center. Juvenile Detention is a safe and secure environment for youth who have been arrested pending a court appearance or who have been sentenced to serve time after a court appearance.

The temporary Juvenile Detention Officer position serves a critical role ensuring a humane, safe and rehabilitative environment for juvenile offenders. Key duties include:
•Monitoring the detention facility security to ensure the safety of juveniles and staff
•Directing and/or participating in activities and programs for juveniles
•Escorting juveniles to appointments, as well as overseeing visits from authorized visitors
•Documenting observations of daily behaviors, including writing reports
Qualifications
Requires a high school diploma or GED AND two years of experience working with youth or two years of experience in residential treatment and treatment and supervision, military security or supervision.

OR

Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice or closely related field.

Experience with at-risk youth and security is desired.
A bachelor’s degree in social sciences or criminology is desired.

A eligible applicant will:
have a driving record that meets County standards.
possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.
pass job-related tests.
pass polygraph and psychological exam.
have a background check that meets County criteria.
Salary

$18.78 per hour

Application Special Instructions
Please attach a copy of your Integrity Standards, Self-Examination Questions, and Disclosure of Crimes against Children and vulnerable Adults in the additional upload area of your electronic application. Applications without these documents will not be considered.

Instructions:

•Obtain a copy of the documents here: https://wa-whatcomcounty.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/36259/JDO-Supplemental-Docs
•Read and/or complete the documents
•”Save As” your completed document to your computer
•Upload your completed document with your completed online application under the document upload area of you application.

Tenant Clinic Coordinator Volunteer/Internship

Tenant Clinic Coordinator
Volunteer/Internship Position Description
LAW Advocates’ Mission: Provide free civil legal assistance to low income Whatcom County residents. LAW Advocates Tenant Clinic Coordinator will coordinate intake at LAW Advocates’ free weekly drop-in legal advice clinic for tenants at the Whatcom County Courthouse. Volunteers must make a 6 month commitment.
Responsible to: Programs Manager, Staff Attorney Duties:
 Set up Tenant Clinic registration desk
 Greet clients, ask them to complete intake form, and assist clients with completing the form if needed
 Communicate to Staff Attorney and volunteer attorneys when cases are urgent (e.g. client has court same day or a client has other pressing circumstances)
 Ensure all necessary data is collected, as this is required by our funders and stakeholders
 Enter intake information into LegalServer case management software
 Refer clients to other community resources, as appropriate
 Clean up all materials and coordinate with Programs Manager to restock materials as needed
 Soon after clinic, type attorney notes into LegalServer case management software and file any related documents
 Offer feedback to the Programs Manager and Staff Attorney for improving Tenant Clinic
 Report volunteer hours to the Programs Manager monthly
Qualifications:
 Interest in serving LAW Advocates Mission
 Ability to give sufficient notice of any upcoming absence
 Ability to make a six month commitment
 Appreciation for the sensitive nature of the confidential information and ability to maintain confidentiality
 Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and maintain a positive working relationship with staff members and volunteers
 Ability to serve as a positive and professional representative of LAW Advocates
 Basic computer literacy
 Strong written and verbal communication skills
 Independent worker not needing close supervision; good judgment
 Organized and detail oriented
Benefits:
 Gain experience with program coordination for a legal aid organization
 Have opportunities to observe attorneys providing legal advice
 Help LAW Advocates provide essential legal aid to low-income people in our community
 Obtain college credit if offered by your school
Non-Discrimination Policy: No person shall be subjected to discrimination in this organization because of race, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, gender, age, ethnicity, income, veteran status, marital status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. LAW Advocates will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.
Hours: Every Friday 11:45 – 4:00 pm
Start Date: 12/7/18 (we may be able to accommodate students who will be away for winter break– please apply even if you’ll be gone a couple of Fridays in December)
To Apply: Please submit resume and a brief statement (less formal than a cover letter–the body of an email is okay) addressing why you are a good fit for this position by Monday, December 3rd to Nikki D’Onofrio, Programs Manager at nikki@lawadvocates.org. Call Nikki at 360-671-6079 x10 with any questions.

To learn more about earning academic credit for this internship, please schedule an appointment with Rhonda Leeson, Interim Cooperative Education Coordinator, by calling 360.383.3080.

 

Legal Assistant Gleason Law Office LLC

Job position / title

Legal Assistant

Name of business / employer

Gleason Law Office LLC

Job description / duties

Seeking a part-time legal assistant (approximately 20 hours a week) in a legal office focused on criminal law.
Duties would include a wide variety of office tasks, such as client intake; copying, scanning; processing incoming mail; file organization and management; taking phone calls from clients and potential clients. Additional duties may be required.

Qualifications

Candidates should have the following qualifications:
– Some experience with or knowledge of the criminal justice system.
– Proficiency with Microsoft Office software
– Attention to detail extremely important
– Preferably fluent in Spanish
– Excellent grammar, punctuation, spelling and organizational skills

Application deadline / closing date

12/07/2018

Salary / rate of pay

Negotiable

Days and hours of employment

Monday – Friday

Flexible schedule?

(○) Negotiable

Pay period

(○) Bi-weekly

Person or department to contact

John Gleason

Business address

1202 S. 2nd St., #D, Mt. Vernon, WA 98273

Email

john@johngleasonlaw.com

Phone

360.707.8386

How to apply

Please email a copy of your resume, references, a cover letter and salary expectations to john@johngleasonlaw.com.

Applications should include

[×] Resume

[×] Cover letter

[×] References

Tax Preparer

Job position / title

Tax Preparer

Name of business / employer

Scott A Davis CPA PS

Job description / duties

Scott Davis CPA is hiring bright accounting/business students to help prepare taxes for the upcoming busy season. The successful candidate will be a quick learner studying accounting, business or a related field of study. Previous accounting or tax experience preferred but we will train the right candidates. The position will start part time with paid training in January and ramp up in February through April and possibly beyond depending on work load. We offer a competitive hourly wage, paid training and a flexible work schedule so you can work and go to school. This is a great way for accounting majors or potential CPAs to gain some real world experience while still in school. Previous employees of ours have gone on to successful careers with big 4 accounting firms as well as numerous other employers.

Qualifications

Accounting major or business major or related field of study.

Application deadline / closing date

01/31/2019

Salary / rate of pay

$16-$20/hour

Days and hours of employment

Flexible

Flexible schedule?

(○) Yes

Travel required?

(○) No

Pay period

(○) Bi-weekly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)

01/10/19

Person or department to contact

Scott Davis

Business address

2211 Elm Street, Bellingham, WA 98225

Email

scott@scottdaviscpa.com

Phone

360.647.1200

How to apply

Please send resume and cover letter by email to: scott@scottdaviscpa.com.

Applications should include

[×] Resume

[×] Cover letter

[×] References

Paralegal Barron Smith Daugert, PLLC

Job position / title
Paralegal

Name of business / employer
Barron Smith Daugert, PLLC

Job description / duties
The position works and collaborates with a team of four attorneys, several paralegals, and legal assistants. This position is responsible for supporting a busy estate planning and probate department, including preparation of draft legal pleadings, some meetings with clients, answering questions, preparing excel spreadsheets and basic accounting. Prior probate experience not required.

Qualifications
The candidate must be comfortable with and have experience working in a fast-paced, professional environment; must work well with others and demonstrate the ability to work independently.

Job Requirements:
• A high level of organization and attention to detail
• Strong writing skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Fluency with Word and proficiency with Excel

Application deadline / closing date
12/07/2018

Salary / rate of pay
Commensurate with experience

Days and hours of employment
37.5 hours/week

Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly

Person or department to contact
Pam

Business address
300 N. Commercial Street, Bellingham, WA 98225

Email
hiring@barronsmithlaw.com

Phone
360.733.0212 ext. 222

How to apply
All interested applicants are invited to respond via email to hiring@barronsmithlaw.com. Please attach your cover letter and resume.

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

Early Head Start Home Educator

Job position / title
Early Head Start Home Educator

Name of business / employer
Opportunity Council

Job description / duties
Working within a birth to three context, provide Early Head Start services to a caseload of families through weekly visits in the home and related environments. These services include comprehensive child development, health, mental health, nutrition and social services necessary to support the healthy growth and development of infants and/or toddlers and positive attachments with their parents and primary caregivers. Services are provided through a case management approach for low-income families who are pregnant or have children aged 0 – 3.

Qualifications
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.

Application deadline / closing date
11/21/2018

Salary / rate of pay
$15.89 to $19.87 per hour

Days and hours of employment
M-F 8-5

Person or department to contact
HR

Business address
1419 Cornwall Ave

Email
hrrecruiting@oppco.org

Phone
360.734.5121 ext. 267

How to apply
See full job specifications and application instructions at http://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, Wednesday, November 21, 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