Volunteer Coordinator Intern

INTERNSHIP POSITION: VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR INTERN
PROGRAM: Wise Buys Thrift Store (Open Tues-Sat 10AM-5PM)
SUPPORTED BY: Wise Buys Volunteer & Operations Coordinator
POSITION SUMMARY: The Volunteer Coordinator Intern focuses on managing current volunteers as well as volunteer programs at Lydia Place and Wise Buys Thrift Store. This intern will assist with planning and coordinating special projects, managing a large volunteer staff, maintaining a volunteer database, volunteer recruitment, onboarding/training processes and building community. This position will also support basic operational store duties such as opening and closing, and various other tasks as needed.
PROGRAM LENGTH: Minimum 6 months (2 quarters), 10-15 hours a week
TO APPLY: Email cover letter and resume to Volunteer & Operations Coordinator, Dakota Nixon at dakotan@lydiaplace.org. Position open until filled.
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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Actively completing a BA in Communications, Public Relations, Business, or related field. Other related educational experience is accepted. Applicants using internship for class credit preferred.
• Background/ interest in the fields of social justice, human services, community education and engagement.
• Ability to communicate written and orally with clarity and efficiency
• Motivated self-starter with the ability to work with indirect supervision in a busy environment
• Experience and desire to work with people from diverse backgrounds
• Demonstrated ability to solve problems and think strategically
• Understanding of teamwork and peer leadership
• Prior volunteer experience preferred
• Proficiency with word processing, Microsoft Office programs, and internet software
• Comfortable with training, delegating and supervising others
BENEFITS:
• Develop rapport and establish connections with diverse group of individuals
• Develop skills related to supervising, delegating and training
• Gain skills related to event coordination
• Gain knowledge of day-to-day operations of a non-profit small business
• Gain experience related to volunteer recruitment and management
• Letter of recommendation can be provided upon successful completion of internship
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Supervise, train and delegate tasks with volunteers to ensure store standards and goals are being met
• Assist with store management, including opening and closing, in the absence of staff
• Assist with building community and safe, constructive spaces
• Assist in organization, delegation, and prioritizing time and materials efficiently to meet deadlines
• A variety of clerical and organizational tasks that are integral to volunteer coordination and management
• Assist with coordination of special events
• Maintenance of volunteer database
• Assist with creating content for weekly and monthly newsletters for volunteers and greater community
• Additional duties as assigned
To perform position successfully, the individual should demonstrate the following competencies: listens and gets clarification, balances team and individual responsibilities, gives and welcomes feedback, treats people with respect, keeps commitments, follows policies and procedures, completes administrative tasks correctly and on time, supports organization’s goals and values, adapts to changes in the work environment, is consistently at work on time, ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent, asks for and offers help when needed, displays willingness to make decisions, supports and explains reasoning for decisions, includes appropriate people on decision making process, observes safety and security procedures, reports potentially unsafe conditions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by volunteer to successfully perform essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The volunteer must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception. While performing these position duties, the volunteer is regularly required to listen to others and provide verbal feedback. The volunteer is required to sit for extended periods of time. Volunteer also is frequently required to stand, walk, climb, or balance.

Business Management Intern

INTERNSHIP POSITION: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT INTERN
PROGRAM: Wise Buys Thrift Store (Open Tues-Sat 10AM-5PM)
SUPPORTED BY: Wise Buys Store Manager
POSITION SUMMARY: The Management Intern focuses on supervising and training teams to increase sales and improve productivity. This intern will be responsible for supervising volunteers and inspiring teamwork and efficient work flow, training and delegating tasks. This position will also support basic operational store duties such as cashiering, opening and closing and various other tasks as needed.
PROGRAM LENGTH: Minimum 6 months (2 quarters), 10-15 hours a week
TO APPLY: Email cover letter and resume to Volunteer & Operations Coordinator, Dakota Nixon at dakotan@lydiaplace.org. Position open until filled.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Actively completing a BA in Communications, Public Relations, Management, Business, or related field. Other related educational experience is accepted. Applicants using internship for class credit preferred.
• Background/ interest in the fields of social justice, human services, community education and engagement.
• Ability to communicate written and orally with clarity and efficiency
• Understanding of business including basic cash handling and customer service skills
• Motivated self-starter, with the ability to work with indirect supervision in a busy environment
• Experience and desire to work with people from diverse backgrounds
• Demonstrated ability to solve problems and think strategically
• Understanding of teamwork and peer leadership
• Ability to safely lift 50 pounds and stand for long periods
• Proficiency with word processing, Microsoft Office programs, and internet software
• Comfortable with training, delegating and supervising others
BENEFITS:
• Develop rapport and establish connections with diverse group of individuals
• Develop skills related to supervising, delegating and training
• Gain knowledge of day-to-day operations of a non-profit small business
• Gain experience of all the components in managing a retail store
• Letter of recommendation can be provided upon successful completion of internship
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Supervise, train and delegate tasks with volunteers to ensure store standards and goals are being met
• Assist with store management, including opening and closing, in the absence of staff
• Assist in organization, delegation, and prioritizing time and materials efficiently to meet deadlines
• A variety of clerical and organizational tasks that are integral to business management
• Additional duties as assigned
To perform position successfully, the individual should demonstrate the following competencies: listens and gets clarification, balances team and individual responsibilities, gives and welcomes feedback, treats people with respect, keeps commitments, follows policies and procedures, completes administrative tasks correctly and on time, supports organization’s goals and values, adapts to changes in the work environment, is consistently at work on time, ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent, asks for and offers help when needed, displays willingness to make decisions, supports and explains reasoning for decisions, includes appropriate people on decision making process, observes safety and security procedures, reports potentially unsafe conditions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by volunteer to successfully perform essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The volunteer must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception. While performing these position duties, the volunteer is regularly required to listen to others and provide verbal feedback. The volunteer is required to sit for extended periods of time. Volunteer also is frequently required to stand, walk, climb, or balance.

Perennial Production Manager

Job position / title
Perennial Production Manager
Name of business / employer
Sustainable Connections
Job description / duties
Organization: Sustainable Connections
Title: Perennial Production Manager
Location: Cloud Mountain Farm Center, Everson, WA
Work Environment: Fast-paced working farm and retail nursery amidst educational programming
Term: 100% full-time, introductory employee (90 day period before becoming regular employee), non-exempt
Reports to: Farm Director
Application Deadline: Application review begins 11/1/2019, position open until filled

Summary
Join our great team at Cloud Mountain Farm Center, a working farm since 1978, nestled against the beautiful Cascade foothills in rural Whatcom County. We grow a wide variety of vegetables, tree fruits as well as some berries and wine and table grapes. In 2011 we became a nonprofit with a mission to build experience, knowledge and community, in order to expand dynamic local food systems. We are dedicated to providing hands-on learning opportunities to new and experienced farmers as well as home gardeners, as Cloud Mountain Farm Center is an integral part of the Food & Farming program at Sustainable Connections.

The perennial production manager position will oversee food production activities related to perennial cropping systems – orchard and vineyard. This is a farmer educator responsible for leading the intern work crews (paid staff) during the 8-month internship, and community workshop offerings. Responsible for generating and adhering to budgets for perennial production activities. Equipment, infrastructure, and the general environment is operated under a shared agreement with other enterprises and farmers.

Primary Responsibilities:
Education
• Serve as an experienced and compassionate leader and mentor for interns, engaging them in discussion of the work at hand and agricultural issues in general
o Develop and deliver workshops related to perennial systems for intern education days
o Provide educational direction for field based activities on work days
• Provide mentorship for Production Assistant positions focused on perennial work
• Provide support when needed with vegetable production systems
• Engage with Production Team (inclusive of Annuals Manager, Production Assistants, and Post-harvest Coordinator) in weekly meetings, weekly work plans, and overall support of constructive problem solving

Field work
• Manage and participate in all aspects of fruit and wine grape production based on the demands of the season and as part of the food production team: Pruning, trellis maintenance/construction, orchard/vineyard floor management, planting/removal of crops, fertility, irrigation, and harvest/packing
• Utilize tractors, heavy equipment and implements during day to day work
• Lead intern work crews in the field – be a source of knowledge, information and experience within the day’s work activities. Make sure intern tasks are completed correctly and efficiently.
• Adhere to safety standards and demonstrate/enforce with work crews

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
• Develop, manage and implement IPM programs for all tree fruit, vineyard and nursery crops
• Maintain protocols and spray records for all IPM plans/pesticide applications
• Hold a valid Washington State Private Applicators License
• Collaborate with nursery team on IPM strategy for nursery stock

Budget & Certifications
• Develop and manage revenue and expenses related to perennial budget
• Coordinate with Sales/Marketing Coordinator to project crop quantities at the beginning of the year and then weekly fresh sheet projections as crops are harvested
• Maintain certifications related to perennial systems: organic, GAP, transitional organic

Compensation:
This is a 100% time, non-exempt position to be compensated between $18 – $21 hourly depending on qualifications and experience. Starting benefits include paid time off accrual of 5.33 hours per pay period or 16 days per year, a 3% match SIMPLE IRA non-designated retirement plan, and an individual monthly benefit.

To apply:
Email a cover letter, resume with three professional references to maryt@sustainableconnections.org.

Sustainable Connections complies with all federal, state, and local laws which prohibit discrimination in employment. Sustainable Connections is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.

Sustainable Connections is an equal opportunity employer that believes it is the responsibility of the company and all its employees to ensure there is no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, genetic information, or any other protected status.

Qualifications
Skills & Qualifications
The ideal candidate we are looking for, will be able to meet these shared expectations of all employees:
• Set the standard in respective responsibilities in the workplace
• Show leadership and a professional commitment to the Center’s goals of community, education and sustainability in daily activities
• Demonstrate professionalism, positive attitude and respect for others in all work & communication
• Participate in Center events as needed

Application deadline / closing date
11/01/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$18 – 21 / hr
Days and hours of employment
40hrs/week
Flexible schedule?
(○) Negotiable

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Mary Tully
Business address
1701 Ellis St, Bellingham, WA
Work location (if different from above)
6906 Goodwin Rd, Everson, WA
Email
maryt@sustainableconnections.org
Phone
360.647.7093 ext. 104
How to apply
Email a cover letter, resume with three professional references to maryt@sustainableconnections.org.

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

Aquatic Invasive Species Program Assistant

Job position / title
Aquatic Invasive Species Program Assistant
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
The Aquatic Invasive Species Program Assistant is responsible for assisting with the coordination and implementation of the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention Program to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species to and from Lake Whatcom and Lake Samish. Assists with the hiring, training, and day-to-day oversight of AIS Prevention Program staff. Interacts with members of the public, collects and tracks survey information, provides boat inspection and decontamination services and communicates with other state and local government staff. Responsible for assisting the Aquatic Invasive Species Program Coordinator with development and implementation of early detection monitoring and rapid response plans, communication of management decisions, coordination of daily and weekly job assignments, ensuring provision of professional level of service, and resolution of conflicts.

Qualifications
•High School Diploma OR a General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
•2 years of relevant work experience. Course work in environmental science or knowledge of Lake Whatcom and Lake Samish aquatic ecology preferred
•One-year experience in a team leader role.
•One-year experience working with the public on a daily basis in public outreach, customer service or similar experience.
•Two seasons of AIS Prevention Program experience, preferred.

An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to provide the applicant with the skills, knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the job will be considered.

Necessary Special Requirements:
•Valid Washington State driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. Must provide a three-year driver’s abstract prior to hire.
•At least 18 years of age.
•Flexible working hours; including early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.
•Ability to obtain Watercraft Inspection Training – Level II certification within one year of employment.
•Employment contingent upon passing a Washington State Adult/Child Abuse records check, criminal conviction and local background check.

Application deadline / closing date
10/25/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$3,194/month
Days and hours of employment
40 hour per week
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
104 W Magnolia Street, Bellingham, WA
Email
hr@cob.org
Phone
360.778.8228
How to apply
Please review the full job posting and apply online at //www.cob.org/job or click: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cobwa/jobs/2571605/aquatic-invasive-species-program-assistant

Closing Date/Time: Fri. 10/25/19 4:30 PM Pacific Time

Assistant Branch Manager WECU

Job position / title
Assistant Branch Manager
Name of business / employer
WECU
Job description / duties
WECU is seeking an Assistant Branch Manager to join each of our teams located in: downtown Bellingham, Fairhaven, and Lynden. In this role you will strive to make a difference in member’s lives as defined by WECU’s mission and vision; providing a high level of consistent service to our membership and partners with the Branch Manager in overseeing the daily operations and responsibilities relating to the efficient operation of a branch.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
***To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
– Performs all functions of a Branch Manager in his/her absence.
– Involved with hiring, hands on training, evaluating, scheduling, and, when appropriate, discharging branch employees.
– Assists in maintaining consistency in branch coverage.
– Contributes to the organization’s mission statement and goals by providing the highest quality of service, treating each person professionally – with warmth, courtesy and respect, cross-selling additional services, and making a personal effort to make members feel they belong and are important to the credit union.
– Employs sound judgement, maintains knowledge of and, using decision-making skills, adheres to all standards on internal and external policies and procedures and BSA regulations.
– Facilitates consistent communication, as well as department meetings, to disseminate pertinent information and discuss operations methods and opportunities.
– Partners with the Branch Manager to ensure staff are well trained and have the support they need to perform their duties; regularly coaching staff to meet the expectations of their role and deliver the highest quality of member service possible
– Understands and complies with security procedures at all times.
– Ensures that facility is properly maintained and all equipment works properly.
– Submits to appropriate government officials all information required by law or requested from the board of directors.
– Partners with the Branch Manager in directing sales and service activities to ensure annual employee and department goals are met and relationships with current and potential members are maximized.
– Listens to member and staff needs, articulates what those needs are, and find solutions to these needs.
– Builds and maintains trusting relationships to achieve goals and accomplish tasks by recognizing and utilizing the strengths of a team.
– Partners in business development efforts, including calling on area companies & developing business relationships.
– Works with Retail leadership to develop policies and procedures directly applicable to the Retail teams and communicates relevant product/service/policy information to staff.
– Assists Retail Management with researching and developing new processes and procedures directly applicable to the Retail team.
– Encourages and inspires team unity, commitment and trust. Facilitates cooperation and motivates team members to solve problems and accomplish goals.
– Tracks staff performance to identify trending and coaching opportunities.
– Counsels members with any escalated problems that cannot be handled by non-exempt staff. Once resolution is achieved is responsible for conducting necessary training and coaching of staff.
– Ensures the protection of the credit union’s interests in matters of adequate documentation and adherence to credit union policy and various laws and regulations as well as the exercise of sound credit decisions.
– Opens, operates and closes computer terminal to accurately post transactions, access account information, and generally update member account transactions and information.
– Obtain and maintain your appointment as a Washington State Notary Public.
– Act as a STAMP guarantor for the purpose of executing guarantees of signatures.
– Participates in and promotes community service projects and builds relationships with civic and community leaders.
– Responsible for various marketing responsibilities.
– Effectively incorporates concepts of Deliver Value, Create Loyalty in daily behaviors and interactions with both internal and external members.
– Performs duties of a Loan officer or Teller when needed.
– Meets or exceeds all behavioral standards of a WECU employee.

NOTE: Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed to be exhausted lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job.
ABOUT WECU
WECU is a not for profit financial cooperative where members are encouraged to save and borrow responsibly at fair and competitive rates. Headquartered in Bellingham, WA, WECU has 11 branches, over 126,000 members, and over 1.6 billion dollars in assets.

It is WECU’s mission to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our members. We strive to treat both members and staff with honesty and integrity and to be a socially responsible part of our community. WECU also endeavors to be an employer of choice. WECU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
– High school diploma or general education degree (GED); plus one to three years’ related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
– Relevant training in a credit union, bank or other financial institution preferred or any documented work experience which provides the candidate with equivalent knowledge and/or experience of the above minimum requirements.
– Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
– Complete working familiarity with the credit union’s computer system, including input and output functions, general ledger account knowledge, balancing daily work, and training personnel in the appropriate usage of the computer system in their assigned tasks.
– Skilled in software used in credit union such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
– A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact.
– Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or is usually of a personal or sensitive nature.
– Work may involve motivating or influencing others.
– Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities, companies and/or individuals becomes necessary.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
– Ability to operate general office machines and equipment such as photocopier, fax, adding machine and computer.
– Ability to accurately add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

Application deadline / closing date
10/31/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$48,000 – 68,000 DOE
Days and hours of employment
Monday – Friday, days with need for flexibility based on branch needs
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
21 Bellwether Way, Suite 111
Work location (if different from above)
Bellingham, Fairhaven, or Lynden
Email
alycia.hawkins@Wecu.com
Phone
360.756.7617
How to apply
Qualified applicants must apply online via //www.wecu.com/careers-at-wecu

Applications should include
[×] Resume

WHATCOM COUNTY CHIEF DEPUTY PUBLIC DEFENDER

Whatcom County seeks an experienced criminal defense attorney with management experience to assist the Public Defender in all legal and administrative functions of the Public Defender’s Office. The office of the Public Defender serves indigent clients in Whatcom County and is currently staffed by 32 employees, including deputies, investigators, support staff, and a behavioral health specialist.
QUALIFICATIONS

 7 years progressively responsible trial practice experience as a public defender or equivalent, with a full caseload, including class A felonies and homicides.

 3 years of management/supervisory experience.

 Must be a current member in good standing with the Washington State Bar Association.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

 Handles a partial case load involving highly complex and sensitive felony criminal cases.

 Serves as trial counsel.

 Administrative Duties include:

 Planning, organizing, staffing, coordinating and directing the efforts of staff attorneys to accomplish the mission, goals, and vision of the Public Defender’s office and the County.

 Participating as a management team member in intra-department planning activities including defining department goals and objectives, developing and justifying budget requests and recommendations.

 Managing programs and staff in a manner that ensures expenditures remain with in budget guidelines.

 Ensuring compliance with department/County policies and procedures, collective bargaining agreements, and legal requirements.

 Developing relationships with co-workers and staff and individuals outside County government that encourage participation, teamwork, effective relationships and use of resources.
“An Opportunity to Distinguish Yourself in Public Service and Make a Commitment to Whatcom County’s Future” See full job description for more information or visit http://www.whatcomcounty.us/jobs

 

BE PART OF OUR COMMUNITY

Whatcom County, Washington, is truly “Someplace Special.” Nestled along the Canadian border, beautifully positioned between the San Juan Islands and the Cascade mountain range, our scenic community is made up of approximately 212,000 people. Seattle is 90 miles to the south and Vancouver, British Columbia, is 50 miles to the north. According to Money Magazine, “Bellingham is the 5th best place to live in the West and the 24th best place in the nation to live.” Citizens of Whatcom County enjoy the breathtaking scenic beauty of coastlines, Bellingham Bay, Mount Baker and many spectacular parks and lakes. National Geographic Adventurer magazine named Bellingham among the “Top 10 Adventure Towns in America”. Bellingham was rated the 3rd most secure mid-sized U.S. city to live in by Farmers Insurance in 2010. Bellingham has been previously rated by Money Magazine as the 2nd best place in the country for entrepreneurs, and by Inc. as 6th out of 393 boomtown cities in the U.S.

For more details about our wonderful community, visit Bellingham’s Chamber of Commerce website at http://www.bellingham.com.

Full Service, Nonprofit Bookkeeper

Whatcom Family & Community Network Position Title: Full Service, Nonprofit Bookkeeper

Brief Description: Experienced bookkeeper for busy nonprofit. Be proficient in QuickBooks, Excel and Email and familiar with grant funding, government reporting, and nonprofit fiscal standards based on GAAP and FASB.

Status: Part-Time (Paid Employment or Contract possible): Up to 20 hours a week. Weekly work hours fluctuate with timelines.

Reports to: Executive Director. Works cooperatively with staff and the Treasurer of the WFCN Board of Directors and Fiscal & Fundraising Committee members.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to info@wfcn.org with Bookkeeper in the subject line to WFCN at info@wfcn.org

Essential Functions and Traits: Accounts Payable/Receivable Approx. Hours per mo. 14

• Process Accounts Payable, timely with necessary research due to discrepancies

• Fiscal sponsorships, projects and contracts: ensure adequate remaining balance

• Handle Fees for Service, Events, Insurance, PayPal Donations

• Mileage and Reimbursements

• Prepare invoices for grants for billing aligned with budgets with varying FY.

• Update invoice templates when composite rates change

• Monitor Accounts Receivable– open invoices to ensure timely payments

• Update Quick Books (QB) memorized transactions for changes to ensure accurate Financial Systems Approx. Hours per mo. 2

• Update Quick Books (QB) software as needed

• Add accounts, vendors and other information to QB.

• Create and update memorized reports for billing and analysis

• Ensure accuracy of financial statements, mapping accounts to line items Payroll Approx. Hours per mo. 4

• Process monthly payroll including Paid Time Off accruals on a timely basis and generate and monitor submission (payment and reporting) payroll taxes, Employment Security L and I requirements and costs for up to 10 employees

• Calculate and submit for approval composite rates for salaries and wages for billing to contractors

• Track and report Paid Time Off. Banking Approx. Hours per mo. 5

• Deposits, Monitoring of Activity, Monthly Reconciliation Grant Fiscal Management Approx. Hours per mo. 26

• Revenue/Expenditures tracking, Fiscal Report Preparation, Data Entry & Submission, as directed. Expenditure monitoring
Whatcom Family & Community Network Position Title: Full Service, Nonprofit Bookkeeper

Brief Description: Experienced bookkeeper for busy nonprofit. Be proficient in QuickBooks, Excel and Email and familiar with grant funding, government reporting, and nonprofit fiscal standards based on GAAP and FASB.

Reporting: Board, Employment Security & IRS Approx. Hours per mo. 12*

• Monthly, Quarterly and Year End Statements and Reports

• Prepare annual 1099 reports for contractors and consultants per IRS guidelines

• Year End Financial Statements & Coordination of Submission of annual 990*

• Quarterly 941s Budget Review & Monitoring: Approx. Hours per mo. 4

• Assistance and support to review budgets at all levels including monthly review of grant tracking with Executive Director Recordkeeping Approx. Hours per mo. 4

• Create, Organize & Maintain filing systems to professional standards

• Quick Books entry and balance to credit card for payment and grant billing

• Credit Card Reconciliations Monitoring/Auditing Approx. Hours per mo. 2

• Internally audit our tracking and paper trail systems, Support external audits and site visits Fiscal Sponsorship Monitoring Approx. Hours per mo. 6

• Internal audits for project tracking and paper trail systems

• Grant management including Restricted Revenue and expense analysis

• Communication and Coordination for type of Fiscal Sponsorship and communicate remaining funds with external stakeholders Communication Approx. Hours per mo. 7

• Talk to and e-mail staff, partners and stakeholders regarding financial matters

• Collaborate with staff to orient to systems, create & document procedures

• Make concerns, needs, or questions clearly known to staff and supervisor

Desired Traits and Character: Quick learner. Efficiency-minded. Honest. Organized, Accurate and Detail-Oriented. Ability to understand role of finance in the larger system and agency mission. Clear and respectful communication skills. Patient in helping non-bookkeeper-type folks understand process. Understand big picture financial statements and day to day operations. Collaborative with great listening skills and desire to learn and do new things. Positive attitude and persistent character.

Other Duties: List non-essential duties, but those common in a support position. Administrative tasks—e-mailing, phone work, filing, copying, data entry and reporting as relevant to WFCN need and project assignment. Tasks may be delegated as appropriate. Attend meetings as relevant and available according to availability.

Qualifications: Requirements and preferences of the position.

• Required: Three years+ nonprofit bookkeeping experience. Basic accounting knowledge. 1 year training or 2 years experience with GAAP and FASB applied in practice and principle.

• Preferred: Experience within a 501 (c) 3. AA degree or higher in accounting, math or finance.

Compensation and Benefits: $19 hourly Pro-rated medical, PTO and holiday benefits available based on FTE in letter of offer. Work in a positive and trauma informed organization with hard working professionals. Opportunity to contribute to a meaningful community work for children, youth and families.

Administrative Office Manager – Public Works

Job position / title
Administrative Office Manager – Public Works
Name of business / employer
City of Lynden
Job description / duties
JOB SUMMARY
This position, under the direction of the Public Works Director, supervises and coordinates all office procedures and clerical work in the Public Works Department. Performs senior level, specialized and complex technical clerical duties, which require a comprehensive knowledge of City and department functions, policies and procedures. The position also requires increased technical knowledge and independent judgment to coordinate all Public Works administrative activities.

Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Political Science, Business Administration, or related field; AND
• Five (5) years of related experience including supervisory experience; OR
• Equivalent combination of education and experience that provide the incumbent with the necessary qualifications may be considered.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
• Must have a valid driver’s license and appropriate insurance at the time of hire for work-related travel.
• Must pass appropriate background checks

Application deadline / closing date
10/31/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$28.46 – $33.30 hourly range
Days and hours of employment
M-F, 8 AM – 5:00 PM
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Denise Bosman
Business address
300 4th Street
Email
bosmand@lyndenwa.org
Phone
360.255.7086
How to apply
APPLICATION & REVIEW PROCESS
To Apply: Submit a completed application to the following address: Lynden City Hall; Attn: Denise Bosman, 300 4th Street, Lynden, WA 98264

Employment applications and detailed job description may be obtained online at http://www.lyndenwa.org/employment/.

Applications received prior to September 30, 2019 will receive first consideration, but the position is open until filled. Work would begin on December 1, 2019 to allow a transition with the incumbent who is retiring.

Questions regarding this position may be directed to Human Resources Manager Denise Bosman at (360)255-7086 or Steve Banham, Public Works Director at (360) 255-5512.

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

Support Services Manager – Fire Department

Job position / title
Support Services Manager – Fire Department
Name of business / employer
City of Lynden
Job description / duties
JOB SUMMARY
Performs a variety of routine & complex office management activities in the administration of the Fire Department office functions. Work with Human Resources Department in departmental HR functions. Supervises office operations including related functions such as departmental computer systems. Serves as custodian of department records.

Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Associates Degree in Office Management, Fire Service, Business Administration, or other related field; AND
• Minimum three (3) years fire-related administrative experience; OR
• Equivalent combination of education and experience that provide the incumbent with the necessary qualifications may be considered

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
• Must have a valid driver’s license without record of suspension or revocation in the State.
• Must pass appropriate background checks.

Application deadline / closing date
10/31/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$25.60 – $29.95 houry wage
Days and hours of employment
M-F, 8 AM – 5:00 PM
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Denise Bosman
Business address
300 4th Street, Lynden, WA 98264
Email
bosmand@lyndenwa.org
Phone
360.255.7086
How to apply
APPLICATION & REVIEW PROCESS
To Apply: Submit a completed application to the following address: Lynden City Hall; Attn: Denise Bosman, 300 4th Street, Lynden, WA 98264

Employment applications and detailed job description may be obtained online at http://www.lyndenwa.org/employment/.

Applications received prior to September 30, 2019 will receive first consideration, but the position is open until filled. Work would begin on or before December 1, 2019 to allow a transition with the incumbent who is retiring.

Questions regarding this position may be directed to Human Resources Manager Denise Bosman at (360)255-7086.

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

Maintenance / Construction Supervisor Parks & Recreation

WHATCOM COUNTY JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Maintenance / Construction Supervisor Parks & Recreation

Job Summary Whatcom County’s Parks & Recreation Department is recruiting for the position of Maintenance & Construction Supervisor. If you have excellent supervisory and project management skills and are looking for rewarding work that will have a positive impact on our community, we hope to hear about your qualifications to fill this key role at Whatcom County. The Maintenance & Construction Supervisor is a critical member of our leadership team, overseeing and performing tasks related to maintenance, construction and repair of facilities, grounds, operating systems and equipment.
Key duties include:

• Supervising an eight-person maintenance crew;

• Managing demanding maintenance programs and construction projects;

• Promoting and supporting the mission of the Department;

• Assisting the Parks Operations Manager in project planning, scoping and scheduling staff and materials.
The Parks & Recreation Department is steward for over 16,000 acres of parks and natural areas, miles of shoreline and over 63 miles of trails. The maintenance crew is a critical component of the department, responsible for maintenance, construction and repair of the facilities, grounds, operating systems and equipment of Whatcom County’s exquisite Parks system.

Qualifications

• Associate’s Degree

• 2 years of supervisory experience

• One or more of the following:

• 5 years journeyman level construction trades experience; and/or

• 5 years project management or foreman experience in construction industry; and/or

• 5 years experience in facility and grounds maintenance.
Salary and Benefits Full Salary Range: $5,039 – $6,901 per month Hiring rate depends on qualifications

Whatcom County offers a comprehensive benefits package with medical, dental and vision coverage for employees, spouses and eligible dependents. Our benefits package also includes attractive paid leave provisions including vacation, sick leave and 12 paid holidays per year. Employees participate in the Washington State Retirement System and may also enroll in an optional deferred compensation program.

Closing Date: October 24, 2019 at 4:30 PM Applications will be reviewed periodically as they are received
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