Home Care Aid- Closes 2/28/18

Position Home Care Aid
Employer Home Care Referral Registry Coordinator
Job Description We are seeking looking for Experienced Home Care Aids or people who would like a change in career and would like become Home Care Aid Certified. You must have a social security card drivers license and proof of insurance and a car. Background check must clear.
Job duties:
Transport to medical appointments and essential shopping
Help dressing undressing clients
Help give them a bath or shower or standby
Reminders on medication
Prepare meals
Help eat or feed them
Help with house cleaning and laundry
Personal Hygiene
Bladder and Bowel Care
Help with walking from one area to another
Qualifications Home Care Aid Certified or entry level at becoming Home Care Aid Certified thru the program we give you information and tools to reach your goals.


Days/Hours Monday thru Friday, 8am-5pm
Contact Info Anne Dykstra

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 125 East Sharon Ave. Burlington WA 98233


EMAIL: anned@sunriseemail.com

PHONE: 360.707.2368

How to Apply    You can apply at our office @ 125 East Sharon Ave. Burlington WA 98233
or can go to the Work Source in Bellingham to get a application and mail back to us or bring it down to our office.

Applications should include a resume a cover letter.

Position Closes February 28, 2018

Housing Case Manager- Closes 11/29/17

Position Housing Case Manager
Employer Opportunity Council
Job Description Provide direct case management services to those who are, or at risk of becoming, homeless. Duties include home visits, intakes, assessment, track services & assist in program development. Serve as link to community resources & service providers.
Qualifications See full job announcement & application process at www.oppco.org. Paper Employment Applications may be picked up at 1419 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA. Completed applications must be received by 4:00pm, 11/29/17. EOE


Range ($15.46 to $19.33 per hour)
Days/Hours Monday thru Friday, 8am-5pm
Contact Info Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 1419 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham WA

WORK ADDRESS: 1111 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA

EMAIL: hrrecruiting@oppco.org

PHONE: 360.734.5121 ext. 267

How to Apply    SSee full job announcement & application process at www.oppco.org. Paper Employment Applications may be picked up at 1419 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA. Completed applications must be received by 4:00pm, 11/29/17. EOE

Applications should include a cover letter.

Position Closes November 29, 2017

Production Assistant Manager- Closes 12/15/17

Position Production Assistant Manager
Employer  Seattle Goodwill
Job Description Job Summary
To manage the day-to-day operations of the production department. Responsible for the receiving and moving donations from the receiving area to the retail sales floor, maximizing retail dollars from our donations while maintaining an optimum level of merchandise production.

Essential Functions:
Spend time in each production area daily checking workflow, individual performance and relieving employees as needed.
Implement and track ongoing training of production personnel concerning quality, pricing, and merchandising criteria.
Monitor and record each employee’s daily production.
Responsible for daily departmental production, reviewing performance and production needs with the Store Manager on a regular basis.
Audit quality decisions of donations moving to the store and to salvage.
Hire, train, develop and supervise Production team, providing ongoing performance feedback and necessary discipline.
Evaluate all production staff.
Direct production personnel in ragging off and markdowns based on planned sales promotions.
Cross train staff in functions concerning retail issues.
Monitor inventory levels and order as need supplemental merchandise from warehouse.
Inventory and order production supplies.
Promote, coordinate and oversee safety issues in the production area.
Manage disposal of garbage, recycling and hazardous waste materials in a cost saving manner and according to applicable regulations and company policies.
Communicate effectively with the Transportation department.
Promote a clean work environment.
Uphold safe work practices in support of a safety culture through awareness and observation; train and educate employees of safety requirements; reports any potential hazards or accidents.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The essential functions listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Job Requirements:
Education: High School diploma or equivalent.
Experience: Minimum 3-12 months production experience. Able to make independent decisions while following company policy. Able to work in a fast paced environment with irregular short deadlines and a limited number of critical or unusual situations. Able to effectively teach/coach employees with multiple skill-sets, and from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Specific Skills/Knowledge/Licenses: Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel).

Essential Physical Abilities:
Must be able to: lift, and carry for short distances, up to 35 lbs., work in a dusty environment, and work under hectic and stressful conditions. Must have well-developed fine motor control and the ability to grasp, handle, finger and manipulate small and large items. Must have full range of body motion with the ability to reach above head, stoop, bend, and squat. Must be able to: perform repetitive fine motor functions with fingers, wrists and arms, without pain or loss of function. Able to travel across a wide variety of surfaces including, but not limited to, ramps, stairs, and uneven terrain. Able to use a standard telephone and wireless audio communication system; sit or stand for moderately long periods of time, communicate clearly and effectively with a wide variety of people, including those with limited English skills. Must be able to maintain reliable attendance.

Essential Mental/Sensory Abilities:
Organizing, sorting, categorizing, counting, adding, subtracting,
Interpreting data
Problem Solving
Clear verbal and written communication
Completing written orders

Working Conditions:
Warehouse environment, dust, noise.


Days/Hours Full Time
Contact Info Silvio Menezes


How to Apply For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


Position Closes December 15, 2017

Dining Room Assistant, Pt- Closes 11/21/2017

Position Dining Room Assistant, PT
Employer Christian Health Care Center
Job Description Christian Health Care Center, located in Lynden, WA is currently seeking a PART-TIME DINING ROOM ASSISTANT. This is an entry-level healthcare position.

Schedule for PT dining room assistants:
The schedule for this position is approximately six to nine hours per week from 4 to 7 p.m.

Duties of a healthcare dining room assistant:
A dining room assistant at CHCC transports residents to and from the dining room, prepares food for elderly (such as cut meat) and serves beverages. They also provide encouragement and conversation to residents during meal times

Qualifications Dining room assistant qualifications:
Dining room assistants need to have a good working report with fellow staff members as well as patients and residents. We are looking for someone who can create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth and positivity. Applicants for this position should be compassionate, have great communication skills and a pleasant, professional manner.


$11 per hour
Days/Hours 4 to 7 p.m., two to three days per week
Contact Info Kari Heeringa

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 855 Aaron Drive, Lynden WA 98264

WORK LOCATION: Bellingham Airport

EMAIL: hr@chcclynden.org

PHONE: 360.354.4434

How to Apply    How to apply for a healthcare dining room assistant job:
Ready to learn more about employment at our health care center near Bellingham, WA? Download the job description from our website and apply anytime online. http://chcclynden.org/careers/

Include a resume and cover letter.

Position Closes November 21, 2017

Child Care- Closes 03/31/2018

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


Days/Hours M-F
Contact Info Sue Priebe


EMAIL: spriebe8@gmail.com

PHONE: 360.815.2394

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


Position Closes  March 31, 2018

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

Position Early Achievers (EA) Coach-Child Care Aware of NW Washington
Employer Opportunity Council
Job Description 5 Full Time positions located in Whatcom (1), Skagit (1), & Snohomish (3) Counties. EA is Washington’s Quality Rating and Improvement System intended to raise the quality of education & care provided to children in licensed child care. Provides essential services & site technical assistance, focuses on enrollment, program self assessment, access to required trainings & implementation of content, understanding quality standards, and preparation for successful site evaluation/rating. CCA of NW WA serves Whatcom, Island, San Juan, Skagit, and Snohomish Counties.
Qualifications See full job announcement & application process at www.oppco.org.  Paper Employment Applications may be picked up at 1419 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA.  Completed applications must be received by 4:00pm, 11/22/17.    EOE


Range ($19.56 to $24.45 per hour)
Days/Hours Monday thru Friday, 8am-5pm
Contact Info Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 1419 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham WA

EMAIL: hrrecruiting@oppco.org

PHONE: 360.734.5121 ext. 267

How to Apply    SSee full job announcement & application process at www.oppco.org. Paper Employment Applications may be picked up at 1419 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA. Completed applications must be received by 4:00pm, 11/22/17. EOE

Applications should include a cover letter.

Position Closes November 22, 2017

Chief Accountant- Closes 11/22/17

Position Chief Accountant
Employer Opportunity Council
Job Description Seeking someone that will guide, direct, and review the daily activities of agency accountants, ensuring timely and accurate completion of work; initiate accounting activity for assigned programs; provide expert technical support to internal and external departmental managers and directors.
Qualifications See full job announcement & application process at www.oppco.org. Paper Employment Applications may be picked up at 1419 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA. Completed applications must be received by 4:00pm, 11/22/17. EOE


Range ($24.74 to $30.93 per hour)
Days/Hours Monday thru Friday, 8am-5pm
Contact Info Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 1419 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham WA

EMAIL: hrrecruiting@oppco.org

PHONE: 360.734.5121 ext. 267

How to Apply    SSee full job announcement & application process at www.oppco.org. Paper Employment Applications may be picked up at 1419 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA. Completed applications must be received by 4:00pm, 11/22/17. EOE

Applications should include a cover letter.

Position Closes November 22, 2017

Smart Trips Outreach Coordinator- Closes 11/27/17

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

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

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


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

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 314 E Champion St; Bellingham

EMAIL: HR@whatcomsmarttrips.org

PHONE: 360.756.8747

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

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

Position Closes November 27, 2017

Whatcom Site Monitor- Open Until Filled

Position Whatcom Site Monitor
Employer Northwest Youth Services
Job Description Company Mission:
Northwest Youth Services collaborates with at-risk, runaway and homeless youth to foster self-reliance.This position contributes to NWYS’s success by engaging in trusting adult relationships with youth after hours. It provides overnight and weekend emergency after-hour support, monitoring, and on-call availability to TL participants.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
70 percent youth contact:
o Must be available between the hours of 6:00pm and 8:00am Thursday-Monday, all day and night on the weekends;
o Perform a minimum of three to four random apartment checks (includes checking all rooms, bathrooms and balcony) per week to observe for any program/complex violations or other concerns, and provide support services as needed for emergency after hours calls;
o Communicate apartment cleanliness standards to clients and report back to the housing team via emailed site logs;
o Check fire alarms are to code and working properly monthly;
o Respond to calls from or about TLP participants and provide urgent on-site response, contacting emergency responders when and if necessary;
o Submit after hours site logs to the Case Managers following the site visit including any notable contacts, concerns, incidents, or support services provided by the next business day;
o Notify assigned after hours TL staff immediately of any emergencies, as noted in the Site Monitor Guidelines;
o Must follow any client safety or supervisions plans as indicated;
o Be able to utilize de-escalation skills;
o Must set appropriate limits and boundaries with participants. As well as be able to establish rapport and be available for problem solving;
o Must be able to read, understand, and follow NWYS/TL policies and procedures;
o Must complete accurate and timely documentation as required;
o Must meet training requirements: AIDS/HIV, CPR/First Aid, Orientation and other training as assigned or appropriate;
o A cell phone will be provided for TL related calls only, and is to be kept charged and on during the times of scheduled and random drop by services, and emergencies.

30 percent documentation support:
o Provide accurate, complete, and timely data, and reports to Housing Programs Supervisor as needed;
o Record data for program outcomes;
o Document all client, provider, and family contacts and information;
o Ensure client confidentiality according to NWYS policies and procedures;
o Keep the Program Manager informed of issues and concerns related to clients;
o Participate in program evaluation efforts;
o Knowledge of program policies and procedures;
o Show up to meetings on time and prepared;
o Follow through with commitments; make arrangements to re-negotiate as needed long before due dates if
o Have a positive attitude about youth in general and NWYS clients in particular;
o Submit daily timesheet by the 24th of each month;
o Submit mileage reimbursement by the 5th of the following month (if applicable). Mileage is not reimbursed for
regular site monitor duties.

Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
o A passion for Northwest Youth Services mission to collaborate with youth to foster self-reliance, a belief in the
capacity for a young person to change;
o High school diploma or GED and one year experience working with youth;
o Must be 21 years of age or older;
o Knowledgeable on issues facing homeless youth;
o Ability to apply de-escalation and crisis intervention skills as necessary;
o Ability to be sensitive and responsive to diversity;
o Conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change;
o Ability to perform in home visits, establish boundaries while respectfully engaging with youth in a trauma
informed manner;
o Strong organizational skills;
o Ability to work independently and in partnership with team members;
o Must be honest;
o Ability to set limits and maintain the helping role of practitioner and to intervene appropriately to meet the
needs of persons served;
o Ability to communicate effectively with youth, co-workers, volunteers, and supervisor; and
o Seeks to improve knowledge, skills, and abilities in related service areas.
o Proof of Washington State Driver’s License, driving record, and auto insurance;
o CPR/First Aid/ blood borne pathogens certifications required;
o Must have a negative TB test;
o Full understanding of the CPS reporting requirements; and
o Must pass background checks.Preferred Qualifications:
o Bachelor’s degree in Social work or related field;
o A minimum of three years’ working with young people;
o A minimum of one year experience working with homeless or vulnerable populations;
o Bilingual;
o Proven ability to apply theories of the Motivational Interviewing, Harm Reduction, and Trauma Informed
Northwest Youth Services is an Equal Opportunity employer. Employment is based upon individual qualifications
without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, marital stats, veteran stats, disabilities,
political ideology, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected stats. Alumni or foster care and those who have
experiencing youth homelessness are encouraged to apply.


$1,000-$1,200 stipend, depending on experience and qualifications
Days/Hours Varies
Contact Info HR


EMAIL: HumanR@nwys.org

How to Apply    To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to HumanR@nwys.org. Positions are open until filled.
Position Closes Open Until Filled

Fire/EMS Dispatcher- Closes 12/1/17

Position Fire/EMS Dispatcher
Employer City of Bellingham
Job Description The Bellingham Fire Department is accepting applications for Entry-level Fire/EMS Dispatchers, as well as Experienced Fire/EMS Dispatchers. There is currently 1 full-time vacancy, and there will be 2 new full-time positions, pending 2018 budget approval. Anticipated start date is January 16, 2018.

Nature of Work:
The Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Dispatcher processes and dispatches all requests for Fire and EMS response. Receives transferred calls from What-Comm Communications Center, various other agencies and directly from the public for Fire/EMS, public assistance, and hazmat responses. Gathers information from calling parties; prioritizes and triages emergency requests for various types of assistance. When appropriate, transfers the caller to another appropriate agency. Fire/EMS Dispatchers located in the Prospect Communication Center (PCC) dispatch fire, rescue, medical, hazmat and other support units according to established policies and procedures. PCC dispatchers use a computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system and Medical/Fire Priority Dispatch Protocols to triage information from the caller to determine the most appropriate apparatus to send, the level of coverage required and manage deployment of available units. PCC dispatchers monitor current status of Fire/EMS Department resources and assist in making recommendations for temporary or permanent changes to fire response standards. PCC dispatchers are responsible for protecting and upholding the Washington State HIPAA/Confidentiality Laws as they relate to the dispatch work.

PCC is the primary answering point for the City’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM), Whatcom County Department of Emergency Management (DEM) and dispatches all hazmat incidents. As the secondary PSAP in Whatcom County, PCC has the capability and equipment necessary to receive all 911 calls directly in the event that What-Comm Communications Center needs to be evacuated.

Qualifications •Minimum of one year of experience in a position with intensive public contact.
•Minimum keyboarding skill of 40 wpm net.
•Experience or training in the use of computer software such as word processing, spreadsheets, database management preferred.
•Experience using multi-line phone systems preferred.

•Must have completed and successfully passed an approved EMT training course series prior to date of hire and within the last ten (10) years;
OR •Must have worked as a certified EMT within the previous ten (10) years.
OR •Must have at least two years’ experience as a What-Comm Dispatcher or a dispatcher in a public safety dispatching setting with comparable duties to the Fire/EMS Dispatcher within the last 5 years
AND •Must obtain EMD, EFD, certification within one year of hire or the time period specified by policy or contract.

•Must have a telephone at place of residence or a cell phone.
•Must pass a hearing evaluation prior to hire.
•Must pass a criminal convictions background check prior to hire.
•Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.
•Must be willing to work 12 hour shifts, weekends and holidays, including responding to callouts and overtime needs.
•This position is represented by a union and union membership is required within 30 days.


$3,845.00 – $4,868.00 Monthly
Days/Hours Full time
Contact Info Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 104 W. Magnolia Street, Bellingham, WA 98229

EMAIL: hr@cob.org

PHONE: 360.778.8228

How to Apply    Applications must be submitted online at www.cob.org/employment

Direct link to the job announcement (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cobwa/jobs/1878841/fire-ems-dispatcher?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs)

Position Closes December 1, 2017