Community Resource Center Coordinator: Opportunity Council — Applications closing 6/20/18

Job position / title: Community Resource Center Coordinator

Name of business / employer: Opportunity Council

Job description / duties

Responsible for the operation and supervision of the Community Resource Center and Central Reception. Recruits, trains and supervises information and referral specialists, interns and volunteers. Responsibilities include but are not limited to staff supervision, coordination, direct service, developing and maintaining community partnerships, program development, monitoring and reporting, and intern and volunteer outreach. This position serves as a key link to the community, developing partnerships to expand and improve existing services and partnering to develop new systems and services.

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.

Salary / rate of pay: Range ($17.88 to $22.35 per hour)

Days and hours of employment: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Person or department to contact: Human Resources

Business address: 1419 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, 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

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Director of Children & Family Ministries: St. James Presbyterian Church — Applications closing 8/1/18

Job position / title: Director of Children & Family Ministries

Name of business / employer: St. James Presbyterian Church

Job description / duties

St. James Presbyterian Church, a welcoming Christian community in historic Fairhaven is seeking a Director of Children and Family Ministries. This position includes the oversight of our church’s Godly Play children’s Sunday program, supervision of Sunday school teachers, outreach and connection work with families, and the development of a ministry that serves our congregation’s growing population of young families and children.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate has experience and enthusiasm for working with children and families, an ability to work creatively and collaboratively with other staff and volunteers, and a vision for how to strengthen and grow a ministry which helps form and nurture faith for all ages.

Person or department to contact: Natasha Orme

Business address: 910 14th Street

Email: office@saintjamespres.org

Phone: 360.733.1325

How to apply

Please send resumes and inquiries to:

St. James Presbyterian Church

Attn: Personnel Committee

910 14th Street

Bellingham, WA 98225

OR

office@saintjamespres.org

360-733-1325

Applications should include

[×] Resume

[×] Cover letter

[×] References

Wedding/Event Intern: Semiahmoo Resort — Application closing

Job position / title: Wedding/Event Intern

Name of business / employer: Semiahmoo Resort, Golf, and Spa

Job description / duties

Provide office support for banquet event orders, BEO distribution, menu tastings, other administrative duties and to provide support during special events.

  • Day of Event Support/Partnering with Catering and Event Manager/Executive Meeting Manager
  • Vendor management to include vendor letter distribution, check-in upon arrival
  • Confirm event timelines and banquet needs with appropriate parties
  • Amenity management to include creation of amenity forms, delivery to appropriate department
  • Sending basic proposals and introductions to potential clients on behalf of Catering and Event Manager/Executive Meeting Manager
  • Shadowing and providing additional support with client site tours
  • Admin Support for Special Events to include:
  • Event Order and Diagram creation and distribution
  • Weekly/daily reports and distribution
  • Answering phones and taking initial inquiry information

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Works cooperatively and fosters teamwork by helping co-workers with essential functions.
  • Must be willing and able to adhere to Appearance Standards of Semiahmoo Resort Company LLC.
  • Must be willing and able to work non-traditional schedules, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Person or department to contact: Human Resources

Business address: 9565 Semiahmoo Pkwy, Blaine, WA 98230

Email: ymorgenthaler@semiahmoo.com

Phone: 360.318.2045

Fax: 360.318.2046

How to apply

In person or email resume and cover letter

Applications should include

[×] Resume

[×] Cover letter

[×] References

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

Supervised Visitation Program Coordinator: Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center — Application closing 6/11/18

Job position / title: Supervised Visitation Program Coordinator

Name of business / employer: Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center

Job description / duties

The Supervised Visitation (SV) Program Coordinator position is primarily responsible for supervising visits and coordinating the visit schedule, including client and volunteer scheduling. The SV program provides a safe structure and welcoming environment for non-residential parents to visit their children. Working in partnership with Whatcom County Superior Court, Faith Lutheran Church, and active volunteers, the SV program provides a temporary means for parents and children to maintain a connection and relationship until the parent can visit without supervision. An ideal candidate will demonstrate an aptitude for sensitively and successfully working with families and volunteers, and setting healthy and safe boundaries. The SV Program Coordinator will understand and have compassion for the dynamics and complexities present within the program and families served, will understand and promote the SV program’s alignment with the WDRC’s goals, will have a belief in the mission of the WDRC, and will enthusiastically embrace the opportunity to work with our team. This position is well suited for a professional interested in growing with the WDRC, and ensuring the success of a program while balancing direct service and program coordination. This is a contract and grant-funded position and, as such, some hours are contingent upon continued funding. This position will primarily be stationed at Faith Lutheran Church at 2750 McLeod Rd. Other hours will typically be spent onsite at the WDRC.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to and implement program policies and procedures
  • Orient families to visit rules and requirements
  • Set firm and compassionate boundaries with families
  • Ensure a welcoming, clean, and safe environment for visits
  • Manage risk and assess and ensure safety
  • Supervise weekly visits
  • Communicate with families regarding visit concerns and questions
  • Coordinate and schedule all visits including managing reschedules and cancellations
  • Coordinate and schedule volunteer visit supervisors and ensure coverage of all visits
  • Assist with training, support, and celebration of volunteer visit supervisors
  • Maintain case files
  • Contribute to appropriate program evaluation
  • Communicate as needed with program partners
  • Administrative duties (database, phone, e-mail, filing, word processing, data entry)
  • Provide support to the SV Program Manager
  • Other duties as assigned

 Essential Skills:

  • BA in psychology, sociology, or related degree and experience, with a minimum 2 years working with families, particularly those in crisis
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment at all times
  • Ability to be neutral and nonjudgmental
  • Exceptional professional boundaries and ability to set boundaries firmly
  • Highly organized and capable of following a tight schedule
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including ability to communicate with empathy, compassion, and brevity
  • Strong listening skills and ability to process and synthesize large amounts of information often from emotionally escalated people
  • Observant, diplomatic, and tactfully assertive
  • Enjoys working with children
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to dynamic circumstances and handle complex and stressful situations
  • Patience and a sense of humor
  • Volunteer coordination and/or management experience
  • Ability to work successfully both independently and in a collaborative environment
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel

Preferable Skills:

  • Supervised visitation experience
  • Case management experience
  • Mediation training and/or familiarity with and belief in alternative dispute resolution
  • Bilingual in Spanish

Additional requirements

  • Must have a vehicle to ensure efficient transport from office to visitation location
  • Must pass all required background checks, including Washington State Patrol, and National Sex Offender Registry
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs/pick up a toddler if necessary

Person or department to contact: Devin DiBernardo

Business address: 13 Prospect Street, Suite 201

Email: devin@whatcomdrc.org

Phone: 360.676.0122

How to apply

To Apply: Review the full job description on our website http://www.whatcomdrc.org/volunteer-and-job-opportunities. Then submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references by 5pm, Monday, June 11th to Devin DiBernardo (devin@whatcomdrc.org) or hard copy to 13 Prospect Street, Suite 201, Bellingham, WA 98225

Applications should include

[×] Resume

[×] Cover letter

[×] References

Program Assistant (CS): Program Assistant (CS) — Application closing 6/13/18

Job position / title: Program Assistant (CS)

Name of business / employer: Program Assistant (CS)

JOB SUMMARY: Provides comprehensive administrative support to the WorkFirst Employment Programs and Community Services programs as assigned. Supports contract compliance for identified department funding sources.

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, Bellingham, WA 98225

Work location (if different from above): 1111 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225

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 13, 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

Intake Services Support Specialist: Opportunity Council — Application closing 6/13/18

Job position / title: Intake Services Support Specialist

Name of business / employer: Opportunity Council

JOB SUMMARY: Assists energy intake staff by processing pending energy assistance applications during all phases of the file life cycle, including receiving client information, organizing electronic files, inputting data and benefit information into databases, contacting energy vendors, and readying file for payment. Provides direct services to clients seeking energy assistance. Provides backup Central Reception coverage. Performs a variety of moderately complex clerical and administrative functions, including record keeping, resource information and referral knowledge, database management, scheduling and related reports generation.

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, Bellingham, WA 98225

Work location (if different from above): 1111 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225

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 13, 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

Residential Support Manager: Opportunity Council — Application closing 6/13/18

Job position / title: Residential Support Manager

Name of business / employer: Opportunity Council

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the ongoing/daily services provided at multiple supportive housing program sites. Responsible for the direct supervision of program staff. Assists Program Manager with the management and flow of residential programs. Manages the 24/7 support staff and on-call supervision for residential projects. Reviews staff work files, client engagement, database management, reporting and assists with ongoing program development. Supports the human services community and its efforts to work together to support the needs of low-income people.

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, Bellingham, WA 98225

Work location (if different from above): 1111 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225

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 13, 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

SEAS Navigator: Opportunity Council — Application closing 6/13/18

Job position / title: SEAS Navigator

Name of business / employer: Opportunity Council

Job description / duties

The SEAS (Single Entry Access to Services) Navigator answers calls from parents, doctors, teachers and anyone who has a concern for a child birth to 21 years in Whatcom County.

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, Bellingham, WA 98225

Work location (if different from above): 1111 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225

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 13, 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

In-Home Caregiver

Caregiver for woman in her home, to be hired by the State of Washington

Sudden Valley, must have own car

About 14 hours per week, 3-4 hours per day

Pay rate is about $12.50 per hour, gas money provided and food while on the job

Must pass a background check

Contact Jerry after 12 noon by phone: 360-734-4431