On Call Program Monitor

Job position / title
On Call Program Monitor
Name of business / employer
Bellingham Work Training Release
Job description / duties
ON CALL PROGRAM MONITOR

I. General Statement
Provide custodial care for residents housed in a twenty-four hours facility in accordance with State contractual agreements, facility guidelines and the community standards established for proper supervision, and other duties as assigned. Great experience for anyone wanting to work in the criminal justice system.

II. Examples of Duties
Resident Monitoring (30%)
Working knowledge of and follows Work Release DOC and facility policies and procedures
Controls and records all resident departures and arrivals
Conducts pat, property, wand, and room searches.
Administers U/A and B/A tests and documents results
Maintains the safety and security of the facility and property Program and Facility Safety (15%)
Conduct at least three random grounds checks during the shift.
Conducts at least three random resident counts
Monitors security cameras
Regularly reads the logs and records any incidents or significant encounters in the shift log
Monitors security cameras
Program Operations (35%)
Assists in meal delivery
Oversees visitation and social outings
Communication and Collaborations (15%)
Attends staff meetings, selected group and house meetings
Models positive behaviors
Maintains an impartial dialogue and professional interaction with residents
Other Duties as Assigned (5%)
Qualifications
Education/Experience
Some post secondary education in social services preferred. Experience may be substituted for the education. Great job for anyone interested in working the criminal justice field.

Desirable Qualifications
Knowledge of the State Criminal Justice system. The ability to understand, interpret and apply procedures and directives. The ability to communicate well both orally and in writing.
Ability to regularly climb multiple flights of stairs and carry up to 45 pounds.
Flexibility to work all shifts (day, swing or grave), holidays and weekends.

Application deadline / closing date
06/30/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$12.36 / hour
Days and hours of employment
Varies by need
Flexible schedule?
(○) Negotiable

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Miriam Currey
Business address
1127 N. Garden St.
Work location (if different from above)
Bellingham
Email
mlcurrey@doc1.wa.gov
Phone
360.676.2150 ext. 2
Fax
360.738.6191
How to apply
Please send me your resume.

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

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Corrections Deputy positions

The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office is looking to fill several Corrections Deputy positions.

All interested candidates must first complete a physical abilities test and written exam administered by Public Safety Testing. SIGN UP TODAY at http://www.publicsafetytesting.com

After completing testing, qualified candidates will be invited to participate in Oral Board interviews on August 20, 2019.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This recruitment will create a Civil Service Eligibility Register which will be used to fill the current vacancies as well as additional Corrections Deputy vacancies occurring during the next six months. If you are interested in obtaining a Corrections Deputy position within the Sheriff’s Office, apply now for current AND future consideration.

For more information about the hiring process, visit: http://www.whatcomcounty.us/publicsafteyjobs

Deputy I or II, DOQ

Deputy I or II, DOQ (Open Positions: 2)

Closes On: June 25, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST

Location: Public Defender’s Office, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: Public Defender
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: 2 positions available
Apply Now
Job Summary
Whatcom County Public Defender’s Office is recruiting for 2 Attorney positions – Deputy I or II DOQ’s
Both positions act as court-appointed counsel representing individuals accused of misdemeanors or felonies in superior, district and juvenile courts.  Represents appointed clients in all phases of criminal proceedings, including arraignment, pretrial hearings, trial preparation, plea negotiations, trial and sentencing.  Responsible for the investigation and preparation of each case assigned.  Represents indigents in involuntary commitment proceedings and dependency proceedings.  Primary caseload consists of misdemeanor, juvenile, or felony cases based upon experience.  Assists management and other staff, as directed. Complies with legal standards and requirements.
One position will be  assigned to Juvenile court.   Experience working with juveniles is preferred.
Visit the Job Description Page to view more details about this specific job.

Qualifications
Deputy I:
Must be a current member in good standing of the Washington State Bar Association, OR must be a current member in good standing of another State Bar Association AND must become a member of the Washington State Bar Association by passing the next Washington State Bar exam.
Deputy II:
Three years as a successful practicing attorney with an equivalent trial background in criminal law that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.

Must be a current member in good standing of the Washington State Bar Association, OR must be a current member in good standing of another State Bar Association AND must become a member of the Washington State Bar Association by passing the next Washington State Bar exam.
Spanish language fluency is desired
Background Check must meet County Criteria for criminal justice positions.
Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.
Must pass job-related tests.

Salary

UnRepresented Range:
Deputy I: 330
Salary range: $5,253 – $7,187 per month, DOQ
Deputy I: 355
Salary range: $6,477 – $8,825 per month, DOQ

Supervisor: Public Defender
Application Special Instructions
Please attach a resume and cover letter to your online application using the document upload area within the application.

Community Programs Coordinator – Sheriff’s Office

Community Programs Coordinator – Sheriff’s Office (Open Positions: 1)

Closes On: June 11, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST

Location: Public Safety Building, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: Sheriff
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications
Apply Now
Job Summary
The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office seeks an experienced professional to organize, coordinate and facilitate community education activities and public relation.  This critical position will be responsible for  developing and implementing outreach campaigns and public education programs to support the Sheriff’s community outreach and engagement initiatives and to positively market and brand the Sheriff’s Office.  This position will also assist with media communications and under the direction of the Undersheriff, will serve as Public Information Officer, as assigned.
Essential Job Duties Include:
Developing and implementing outreach campaigns and public education programs.
Designing, creating and producing brochures, publications, multimedia materials and presentations.
Preparing press releases and other information for distribution to the public.
Responding to media and public inquires as authorized.
Reviewing law enforcement activity reports and statistics and preparing summaries for distribution to the media.
Representing the County as a spokesperson and presenting at various types of meetings.
Working with Sheriff’s Office leadership and staff to ensure message consistency in materials prepared for meetings, media events, training and other activities.
Supervisor: Undersheriff
For more information please review the job description and the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office website.

Qualifications
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field, AND three years of progressively responsible related experience in community outreach, including writing public communications and conduction presentations.

Experience working in law enforcement and/or criminal justice is preferred.
Due to Civil Service laws and regulations, must be a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident.
Background check including a pre-employment polygraph examination, background investigation and psychological screening must meet County criteria for law enforcement employees.

Salary

Master Collective Bargaining Agreement Range 160.0
Full Salary Range: $25.66 – $37.01 per hour
Anticipated Hiring Range:  $25.66 – $27.20 per hour, depending on qualifications.
This position receives annual pay increases to the next step in the associated salary range.

Application Special Instructions

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
RESUME AND COVER LETTER:  Please attach a Cover Letter and Resume to your online application using the Document Upload area at the bottom of the application.
SELF-EXAM QUESTIONNAIRE: A completed Self-Examination Questionnaire is a mandatory part of this job application. Click the link to download the form.  Please attach this completed form to your online application using the Document Upload area within the application. Applications without this completed form attached cannot be considered.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE: If applicable, complete the Veterans Preference form and upload it and your DD-214, to the Document Upload area within the application.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE HIRING PROCESS:  Top candidates will be invited to participate in an Oral Board panel interview scheduled for a later date.  Candidates who successfully pass the Oral Board interview will have their name placed on a Civil Service Eligibility Register.
Due to the extensive Sheriff’s Office background checking process, the person selected to fill this position may not be eligible to begin employment for several months.  Candidates must be willing to participate fully in the background checking process and complete a polygraph examination and psychological evaluation.

Legal Assistant III Office of the Reservation Attorney

Lummi Indian Business Council 2665 Kwina Road ∙ Bellingham, Washington 98226 ∙ (360) 312-2000

‘Working together as one to Preserve, Promote and Protect our Sche Lang en’

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT JOB TITLE: Legal Assistant III Office of the Reservation Attorney (ORA)

OPEN: May 22, 2019 CLOSE: June 5, 2019 EXEMPT: No JOB CODE: SALARY: (7) $18.97 – $21.25 per hour DOE DIVISION: Legal SHIFT: Day DEPARTMENT: ORA LOCATION: Tribal Administration SUPERVISOR: Legal Director DURATION: Regular Full Time VACANCIES: 1

JOB SUMMARY: Legal Assistant III will work under the supervision of the Legal Director and is responsible for performing a variety of law related clerical and administrative functions to facilitate effective operations of the ORA.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, and other related duties as assigned.

1. Independently perform complex legal tasks and support functions.

2. Monitor and prioritize workflow, including but not limited to, keeping accurate records, tracking case activity, and word processing.

3. Assist attorneys with the preparation for court appearances.

4. Update and monitor court and appointment calendars, and deadlines.

5. Prepare timesheets and timecards

6. Prepare supply requests, track orders, and retrieve supplies.

7. Process purchase orders, travel and training requests, mailing correspondence for ORA Staff.

8. Assist with the preparation of legal documents, including, but not limited to, proofreading, editing, drafting, and formatting.

9. Process discovery documents and items, including without limitation reproducing the discovery, delivering discovery to defense attorneys and others, retrieving discovery and including in case files.

10. File and record court documents or other official documents.

11. Monitor court calendars and pull the court files in advance of the court date.

12. Organize and maintain files according to the established office systems, policies and procedures.

13. Prepare new files and close completed files.

14. File documents in folders to keep case information current.

15. Organize files in appropriate cabinets, track file location and locate as needed.

16. Close and archive files.

17. Establish and maintain databases up to date, including ensuring the accuracy of data, updating court calendar dates, opening and closing cases, maintaining office calendars, and reconciling of office and court records.

18. Answer the telephone, transfer calls to the appropriate staff, and take messages.

19. Reception duties, including walk-in inquiries, appointments, visitors, and others.

20. Review, summarize and analyze records, compile information and recommend action.

21. Schedule meetings and interviews.

22. Attend meetings and take notes on behalf of attorneys.

23. Receive, log, read, sort, and route correspondence to appropriate attorney.

24. Drive and travel locally as directed and in accordance with the Lummi Nation’s policies and procedures to complete tasks.

25. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High School Diploma required.  Bachelor of Arts or Associates degree required.  Paralegal certification preferred.  Two years experience as a Legal Assistant, Legal Secretary, Paralegal or similar law-related position required.  Ability to prioritize work.  Ability to multi-task.  Ability to work independently and as part of a team.  Ability to keep work related information confidential.  Ability to keep deadlines.  Possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License and meet eligibility requirements for tribal insurance.  Lummi/Native American/Veteran preference policy applies.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:  Knowledge of legal terminology, practices and procedures.  Ability to organize and prioritize workloads, and adapt to changing priorities.  Excellent reading, writing, editing, and analytical skills.  Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.  Ability to use good judgment in evaluating situations and making sound decisions.  Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, as well as independently.  Ability to organize and maintain clear, concise, and accurate records, and follow office procedures.  Ability to perform under tight deadlines.  Ability to be professional and with unquestionable integrity.  Ability to keep matters strictly confidential.  Excellent interpersonal skills to maintain good relations with tribal officials, supervisor, fellow employees, tribal members, the general public, and others.  Proficient in preparing correspondence, memorandums, minutes, transcriptions, presentation materials, and legal documents.  Proficient typing and computers skills, such as Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.  Proficient in establishing and maintaining databases.  Ability to volunteer and participate in the Lummi community, including after work hours.

REQUIREMENTS:  Must pass pre-employment and random drug and alcohol test to be eligible for and maintain employment, as required by the LIBC Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace Policy.  Position requires extensive Criminal Background Check.  Must have or obtain a Washington Notary Public Appointment.  Ability to drive and travel locally as directed and in accordance with the Lummi Nation’s policies and procedures to complete tasks.

TO APPLY:

To obtain a Lummi Indian Business Council (LIBC) application go to: http://lnnr.lumminsn.gov/LummiWebsite/Website.php?PageID=376 or request by e-mail libchr@lummi-nsn.gov

For more information contact the HR front desk (360) 312-2023. Submit LIBC application, cover letter, resume & reference letters no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date listed above. If listing degrees or certifications include copies. Mailing Address: 2665 Kwina Road, Bellingham, WA 98226. Human Resource Fax number: 360-380-6991.

LAW Advocates Volunteer Internship

Tenant Clinic Co-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.
Location: Whatcom County Courthouse 311 Grand Ave. Bellingham, WA 98225
Hours: Every Friday 11:45 am – 4:00 pm
Commitment: At least 6 months
Start Date: As soon as possible
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)
• Observe attorney-client meetings
• 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
• Within one week of the 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
• 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, volunteers, and clients
• 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:
• Make a big impact in the lives of low-income community members
• Gain experience with program coordination for a legal aid organization
• Work with attorneys and gain an understanding of local renters’ legal needs
• Help LAW Advocates provide essential legal aid to low-income people in our community
• Internship credit may be available depending on your school/program requirements
To Apply: Please send a statement of interest addressing why you are interested and why you are a good fit for this position to: Nikki D’Onofrio, Programs Manager at nikki@lawadvocates.org by Monday, June 3rd at 5:00 pm. Please include information about your current and past education and work positions, or include a current resume.
Contact: Please email nikki@lawadvocates.org or call 360-671-6079 x10 with any questions.

If you would like to learn more about earning Academic Credit for an internship please schedule an appointment with Rhonda Leeson, WCC’s Interim Cooperative Education Coordinator, by calling 360.383.3080 or see the Entry and Advising front desk

Legal Assistant Intern

DESCRIPTION
TITLE: Legal Assistant Intern, Office of the Reservation Attorney (ORA)
SALARY: Internship – unpaid
DIVISION: Legal
SHIFT: Day
DEPARTMENT: ORA
LOCATION: Tribal Administration
SUPERVISOR: Legal Director
BACKGROUND: 1a, 1b, 2a
SUMMARY: Legal Assistant Intern will work under the supervision of the Legal Director and is responsible for performing a variety of law related clerical and administrative functions to facilitate effective operations of the ORA.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, and other related duties as assigned.
1. Organize and maintain files according to established office systems and policies and procedures, including, but not limited to, construction of new files, filing paperwork in files, organizing files in appropriate cabinets, tracking of file location and availability, and closing and archiving old files.
2. Provide internal and external communications on behalf of the ORA, including, but not limited to, answering and screening calls, walk-in inquiries, emails, etc.
3. Receive, log, read, sort, and route correspondence to appropriate attorney.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 High School Diploma or GED.
 2 years’ experience as Legal Assistant, Legal Secretary, or relevant employment, preferred.
 Knowledge of criminal procedure preferred.
 Lummi/Native American/Veteran preference policy applies.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
 Working knowledge of legal terminology, practices and procedures preferred.
 Working knowledge of Civil and Criminal practices and procedures.
 Proficient in preparing correspondence, memorandums, minutes, transcriptions, presentation materials, etc.
 Proficient typing and computers skills; strong working knowledge of advanced functions of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & Outlook), and proficient in establishing and maintaining databases.
 Ability to draft legal documents, including, but not limited to, pleadings, discovery and memoranda.
 Excellent reading, writing, editing, and analytical skills.
 Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions; use good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.
 Ability to work independently.
 Ability to organize and prioritize workloads, and adapt to changing priorities.
 Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment as well as independently.
 Ability to organize and maintain clear, concise, and accurate records.
 Ability to follow office procedures.
 Ability to meet tight deadlines. Ability to maintain high professionalism and unquestionable integrity.
 Excellent interpersonal skills to maintain good relations with tribal officials, supervisor, fellow employees, tribal members and the general public.
 Experience working with the Lummi community is preferable.
 Ability to volunteer and engage in the Lummi Community.

REQUIREMENTS:
 Must pass pre-employment and random drug and alcohol test to be eligible for and maintain employment, as required by the LIBC Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace Policy.
 Position requires extensive Criminal Background Check.
 Ability to drive and travel locally as directed and in accordance with the Lummi Nation’s policies and procedures to complete tasks.

To Apply:
Complete a Volunteer Packet, available from WCC’s Cooperative Education Coordinator or by contacting Cheryl Szawicki, Paralegal, at Cheryl:ynnS@lummi-nsn.gov or 360.380.6738.

If you would like to learn more about earning Academic Credit for an internship please schedule an appointment with Rhonda Leeson, WCC’s Interim Cooperative Education Coordinator, by calling 360.383.3080 or see the Entry and Advising front desk.

Clerk III Sheriff’s Office

WHATCOM COUNTY JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Clerk III Sheriff’s Office – Division of Emergency Management
Salary: $17.10 – $25.93 per hour Closing Date: June 4, 2019 at 4:30 PM

• Are you interested in providing clerical support for Emergency Management operations? • Are you looking for rewarding work that will have a positive impact on our community?
If you answered yes to these questions we hope to hear about your qualifications to fill this key support role in the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office. The Clerk III is an entry-level clerical position which performs office, bookkeeping, data-entry, and secretarial support functions for the Division of Emergency Management. Job duties include:
• Office support and receptionist duties including answering phones, scheduling appointments, and greeting visitors. • Responding to inquiries from the public, law enforcement, fire personnel, and staff. • Receiving, analyzing, and distributing emergency management, law enforcement and security related information in an confidential and sensitive manner. • Maintaining accurate and organized records, databases and files and creating and distributing reports. • Assisting with emergency worker registration. • Performing basic bookkeeping and office accounting. • Ordering and maintaining office supplies, equipment and materials. • May assist with public education, presentations and training. • May be required to work extra hours and assist with operations during a declared emergency. Qualifications

Requires a high school diploma or GED AND 3 years of progressively responsible general office, clerical and/or secretarial experience. One or more years of experience in an emergency management or related field preferred, including knowledge of emergency management principles, planning and disaster preparedness. Completion of college-level computer courses in database, spreadsheet and word processing is desirable. Background check including a pre-employment polygraph examination, background investigation and psychological screening must meet County criteria for law enforcement employees.

Whatcom County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
To apply: Please visit our website http://www.whatcomcounty.us/jobs
Human Resources, 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 107, Bellingham, WA 98225

Temporary Extra Help – Sheriff’s Office

Temporary Extra Help – Sheriff’s Office (Open Positions: 1)

Closes On: May 30, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST

Location: Public Safety Building, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: Sheriff
Job Status: Part-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications
Apply Now
Job Summary
Would you enjoy bringing your proven customer service skills to the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office?
Do you share the Sheriff’s Office values of Excellence, Integrity and Teamwork?
The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office is hiring a part-time, temporary employee to work in the front office of the Sheriff’s Office and provide clerical support for their administration division. Duties may include:
Providing receptionist duties including answering phones, scheduling appointments, and greeting visitors
Performing data entry requiring a high level of accuracy
Responding to inquiries from the public
Explaining policies and procedures
Interacting with victims, suspects or inmates in person and over the phone
Processing payments for services and maintaining and balancing a cash drawer.
The successful candidate must have the ability to work well with a wide variety of individuals and work as part of a team with law enforcement and other staff.
Duration of position:  It is anticipated this position will work approximately 17 hours a week throughout the remainder of 2019.  Exact hours and length of assignment will be dependent on workload and staffing needs.
Qualifications
Requires a high school diploma or GED and one year general office, clerical or secretarial experience.
Requires the ability to maintain absolute confidentiality and handle sensitive information appropriately and work with and exert a calming influence on people in crisis.
Must be able to pass an in-depth Law Enforcement level background check which includes interviews and employer reference checks; criminal history and driving record review and polygraph examination.
Experience working in law enforcement and/or criminal justice field is preferred, but not required.
Salary

$15.69 per hour
Application Special Instructions

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
SELF-EXAM QUESTIONNAIRE: A completed Self-Examination Questionnaire is a mandatory part of this job application. Click the link to download the form.  Please attach this completed form to your online application using the Document Upload area within the application. Applications without this completed form attached cannot be considered.
RESUME/COVER LETTER:  Please attach a Cover Letter and Resume to your online application using the Document Upload area at the bottom of the application.

Supervised Visitation Program Manager

Job position / title
Supervised Visitation Program Manager
Name of business / employer
Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center
Job description / duties
Position Description:
The Supervised Visitation (SV) Program Manager is responsible for the ongoing oversight and development of a program that provides a safe structure and welcoming environment for non-residential parents to visit their children, when the court has otherwise prohibited contact. Working in partnership with Whatcom County Superior Court, Faith Lutheran Church, and volunteers, the SV program provides a temporary means for parents and children to maintain a connection and relationship until the parent can successfully visit without supervision. The SV Program Manager is primarily responsible for conducting all program client intakes, assessing safety concerns and managing risk, collaborating with program partners, recruiting and training volunteers, and supervising program staff. The SV Program Manager 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 believe in and work towards the mission of the WDRC, and will enthusiastically embrace the opportunity to work with our team. This position will involve travel back and forth from WDRC office and Faith Lutheran Church at 2750 McLeod Rd.

Program Management
• Oversee, maintain and develop the program
• Develop and refine program policies and procedures
• Ensure appropriate program evaluation and data collection
• Coordinate and collaborate with program partners, including participating in stakeholder and partner meetings
• Ensure adherence to program standards
• Supervise the program staff
• Perform administrative duties (including but not limited to phone, e-mail, filing, word processing)
Case Intake
• Act as first point of contact for all program inquiries
• Conduct initial in-person intake for families
• Review and uphold court orders
• Communicate with parents, guardians, attorneys, and guardian ad litems
• Screen for safety issues, program eligibility, and ability to successfully participate
• Share relevant information with program staff
Visit Supervision
• Supervise some visits on a weekly and fill-in basis as necessary
Volunteer Management
• Help recruit, train, and ensure successful management of program volunteers
Other duties
• Participate in weekly, monthly, and annual staff, board, and community events and meetings
• Assist with fundraising opportunities to support program growth
• Collaborate with staff to promote the program
• Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications
REQUIRED Skills & Experience:
• Minimum 3-5 years working with programs and families in situations involving domestic violence, substance abuse, and mental health related concerns
• Minimum 3-5 years supervision experience
• BA in social work, psychology, or related degree and experience
• Case management experience
• Volunteer coordination and/or management experience
• Experience working with children and acting as a mandatory reporter
• Ability to assess safety and risk and exercise sound decision-making at all times
• Skilled at de-escalation tactics
• Exceptional professional boundaries and ability to set firm and compassionate boundaries with families
• Ability to act neutrally and nonjudgmentally
• Strong listening skills and ability to process and synthesize large amounts of information, often from people demonstrating emotionally escalated behaviors
• Flexibility and ability to adapt to dynamic circumstances and handle complex and stressful situations
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Highly organized and able to retain critically detailed information
• Possesses patience, flexibility, and a sense of humor
• Ability to work in a collaborative environment and also successfully work independently
• High proficiency with Microsoft or G-Suite applications, email, web-browsers

Additional required qualifications:
• 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. (e.g. pick up a toddler) if necessary

Preferable Skills:
• Supervised Visitation experience
• Bilingual in Spanish
• Mediation training and/or familiarity with and belief in mediation and alternative dispute resolution

Application deadline / closing date
07/31/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$36,000-$40,000, DOE
Days and hours of employment
40 hours per week, some evenings and weekends
Flexible schedule?
(○) Negotiable

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Monthly
Person or department to contact
Moonwater
Business address
206 Prospect Street
Work location (if different from above)
Bellingham
Email
director@whatcomdrc.org
Phone
360.676.0122 ext. 115
How to apply
To apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references (at least 2 of which should be direct supervisors) to our Executive Director at director@whatcomdrc.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be open until filled.

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