Medical Staff Associate — CSL Plasma

Job position / title

Medical Staff Associate – $3K sign on bonus

Name of business / employer

CSL Plasma

Job description / duties

Job Description

1 Promotes positive customer relations with all donors.
2 Conducts confidential and effective interviews with donors to obtain necessary information regarding suitability to donate plasma.
3 In conjunction with the Center Medical Director and/or Center Physician responds to medically related questions from staff including donor suitability and provides information to staff on medically related issues.
4 Performs medical history reviews and health assessments on donors. Assesses results of donor screening and laboratory tests to determine initial and continuing donor suitability.
5 Notifies and counsels donors regarding reactive test results. Refers donors to community facilities for follow-up and counseling.
6 Explains informed consent to applicant donors. This includes explanation of procedures, hazards and potential adverse events; explanation of immunization schedules, dose and antibody response; providing clear opportunity for donor to refuse participation; obtaining signature and date certifying informed consent.
7 Handles medical emergencies at the Center by providing routine care as outlined in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); elevates situations to Center Physician or local medical service providers as required. Periodically checks emergency kits to assure supplies are present and in-date.
8 Reviews test results and determines continued donor suitability. Follows SOPs regarding acceptable ranges of four-month required test (PE/STS) reports. Maintains knowledge of and apply all rules regarding four-month approvals and grace periods.
9 Assess signs and symptoms a donor may exhibit that may result in the inability to continue donating.
10 Manages employee hepatitis B and influenza immunization program, including administration of immunizations.
11 Understands the policies and procedures associated with hyper immune programs at the center where applicable, and oversees donor immunization programs. Reviews antibody titer results as required. Maintains awareness of appropriate immunization schedule for each antigen.
12 Ensures the accurate recording of donor data in the electronic donor information management system as outlined in the SOPs.
13 Maintains clean efficient work environment, and ensures sufficient operating supplies and forms are available as needed. Follows all Health Safety & Environmental (HSE) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) policies and procedures. Promotes safety in all actions. May conduct routine audits of these internal procedures and documentation.
14 Maintains confidentiality of all personnel, donor and center information.
15 May be cross-trained in other areas to meet the needs of the business.
16 Bilingual skills may be required, at the discretion of the organization, to meet the needs of the business.
17 Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education
• Graduation from a paramedic, nursing, physician assistant, chiropractic, medical school or naturopathic medical training program
• If graduation is from a foreign allopathic or osteopathic medical school, must also currently be licensed as a physician or state certification as an emergency medical technician

Experience
• Minimum of one (1) year experience in a health care environment
• Experience in a plasma or whole blood collection center or other regulated environment preferred
• Ability to make and analyze a physical assessment of heart, lung sounds, signs of drug use, etc.
• Ability to instruct donors, staff and community regarding the benefit of plasma donation programs

Working Conditions
(physical & mental requirements)
• Ability to make decisions, which have moderate impact on immediate work unit.
• Ability to understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions
• Must be able to see and speak with customers and observe equipment operation
• Occasionally perform tasks while standing and walking up to 100% of time
• Examine and assess the skin and other abnormalities through sight, touch and smell
• Reach, bend, kneel and have high level of manual dexterity
• Occasionally be required to lift and carry up to 25 pounds
• Fast paced environment with frequent interruptions
• Frequently exposed to hazardous chemicals, extreme temperatures and to blood borne pathogens
• Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment while performing specific tasks or in certain areas
• Required to work overtime and extended hours to support center operational needs

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, national origin or other legally protected classifications.

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.

03/31/2018

Person or department to contact

Holly Lebron

Business address

2200 S 314th St. Federal Way, WA 98003

Email

holly.lebron@cslplasma.com

Phone

253.275.2243

How to apply

Apply online at cslplasma.com.

$3K sign on bonus at Federal Way, WA location.

Applications should include

[×] Resume

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ER Medical Scribe – Skagit Valley Hospital

Job position / title

ER Medical Scribe – Skagit Valley Hospital

Name of business / employer

PhysAssist Scribes

Job description / duties

The Position:
We’re looking for highly motivated students interested in gaining healthcare experience. You must be 18+ years of age with at least a 2.8 GPA. Qualifications include the ability to follow a provider for long periods of time, operating a computer and/or laptop through proficient typing, and working in a stressful, fast-paced environment.
● No previous experience required
● Medical benefits
● 401K

Qualifications

Qualifications:
• Highly motivated and experience-driven
• Pre-health track (pre-med, pre-PA, pre-nursing) preferred
• At least 18 years old and sophomore status or higher
• Preferred GPA of 2.8+
• No clinical experience required to apply
• Ability to move about and follow a healthcare provider for extended periods of time
• Ability to work in a stressful and fast-paced environment
• Ability to read, write, comprehend through listening, and speak fluent English
• Ability to operate a computer and/or laptop through proficient typing, clicking, and viewing a monitor for extended periods

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.

02/28/2018

Salary / rate of pay

Enter a specific hourly rate, or a range or ‘negotiable’

$11.50

Person or department to contact

Ali Kilgore

Business address

6451 Brentwood Stair Rd, # 100

Work location (if different from above)

300 Hospital Parkway, Mount Vernon, WA 98274

Physical Therapist Assistant

Job position / title

Physical Therapist Assistant

Name of business / employer

Orcas Island Physical Therapy

Job description / duties

Actively seeking an enthusiastic, compassionate, dedicated and knowledgeable Physical Therapist Assistant to work with and treat a variety of different patients. Strengths should include strong interpersonal skills, willingness to learn and ability to offer direct one to one care.

Qualifications

WA state PTA license.

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.

12/31/2018

Salary / rate of pay

Enter a specific hourly rate, or a range or ‘negotiable’

negotiable – DOE

Days and hours of employment

up to full time, Monday through Friday

Flexible schedule?

(○) Negotiable

Travel required?

(○) No

Pay period

(○) Bi-weekly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)

full time

Person or department to contact

Andrew or Scott

Business address

49 Deye Lane, Eastsound, WA 98245

Email

info@orcaspt.com

Phone

360.376.6604

Fax

360.376.4059

How to apply

Please send cover letter with resume and references. Call or e-mail for any additional help or to ask any questions.

Applications should include

[×] Resume

[×] Cover letter

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Regional Property Manager

Job position / title

Regional Property Manager

Name of business / employer

Opportunity Council

Job description / duties

Seeking an experienced and passionate property management professional to oversee Opportunity Council’s growing portfolio of residential and commercial properties, including supervision of a team of leasing specialists and facilities maintenance 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. Completed applications must be received by 4:00pm, 2/16/18. EOE

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.

02/16/2018

Salary / rate of pay

Enter a specific hourly rate, or a range or ‘negotiable’

Range ($59,508.00 to $74,385.00)

Days and hours of employment

Monday thru Friday, 8am-5pm

Person or department to contact

Human Resources

Business address

1419 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA

hrrecruiting@oppco.org

Phone

 

360.734.5121 ext. 267

Fax

 

How to apply

See full job announcement & application process at www.oppco.org. Paper Employment Applications may be picked up at 1419 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA. Completed applications must be received by 4:00pm, 2/16/18. EOE

Community Outreach Coordinator- Closes 1/19/18

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start Date: February 20, 2018 or sooner

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

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

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

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

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

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

Compensation

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

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

EMAIL: jodi_broughton@ncascades.org

PHONE: 360.854.2596

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

Program Manager- Closes 1/31/18

Position Program Manager
Employer North Cascades Institute
Job Description Summary

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

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

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

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

Responsibilities

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Compensation

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

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

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

EMAIL: cindy_lee@ncascades.org

PHONE: 360.854.2654

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

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

Position Closes January 31, 2018

Program Instructor- Closes 1/10/18

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Compensation

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

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

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

EMAIL: cindy_lee@ncascades.org

PHONE: 360.854.2654

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

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

Position Closes January 10, 2018