Support Staff- Preschool

Job position / title
Support Staff- Preschool

Name of business / employer
A Childs Life Learning Center

Job description / duties
A Childs Life Learning Center is looking to hire Support Staff for our Preschool program.

We have been providing quality childcare for 16+ years and we want to add a dedicated support staff to our program. The Support Staff position is a part-time position 20-30 hours a week, usually 5 days a week and either mornings or afternoons. The position is assisting our teachers in caring for, and educating, preschoolers with ages ranging from 2.5-5 years old.

Responsibilities include:

Being flexible, energetic and having a great attitude

Assisting teachers in following daily schedules and lesson plans
Keeping the classrooms clean and organized, as specified by the teachers
Maintaining positive interactions and communication with parents/families, & staff
Supervising child-directed play, serving meals, supervising nap time
Following Early Achievers principles

Filling in wherever needed

Willingness to change diapers
Follow all licensing standards

Qualifications
Job Requirements:

• Valid infant/child CPR and First Aid Card (or ability to obtain within 3 months)

• Proof of (or willingness to obtain) a Negative TB Test

• Ability to pass a criminal background check

Ability to lift 30+ pounds
Experience with Early Achievers preferred

Job Type: Part-time

Application deadline / closing date
09/30/2018

Salary / rate of pay
$11.50 to $12.50 /hour

Days and hours of employment
Usually M-F, mornings or afternoons

Flexible schedule?
(○) Negotiable

Travel required?
(○) No

Person or department to contact
Jeremy James

Business address
3210 Meridian St., Bellingham, WA 98264

Email
kids@alifefamily.com

Phone
512.826.2545

How to apply
Email your resume to kids@alifefamily.com

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

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Sales Associate Seattle Goodwill

Job position / title
Sales Associate

Name of business / employer
Seattle Goodwill

Job description / duties
Our retail operations are comprised of the best teams out there! They value initiative and take care of our customers, our employees, and help support the surrounding communities. You can become a part of a dynamic selling environment where your fashion sense and selling strength will make you an important part of our team. Come make a difference and join our dynamic team.
Working for Seattle Goodwill is more than just working for a non-profit. Beyond being part of an organization that offers free job training and education to the community, you’ll find working for us has its benefits for you too! We offer a comprehensive health plan (medical, dental and prescriptions), dental and life insurance, available supplemental life, accident, illness and disability coverage, flexible spending program, 403(b) Retirement Savings program, paid vacation and sick time, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, and an Employee Assistance Program for you and everyone in your household!
Job Summary
Interact with and assist customers, donors and others with merchandise selection, suggestion selling and cashiering in a courteous and professional manner.
Essential Functions:
Proactively acknowledge, greet and help customers in any area of the store.
Assist customers/donors in a timely and courteous manner by answering questions or directing them to a supervisor.
Handle cash, checks, and credit card transactions, closing out cash drawer and balancing all POS transactions.
Able to communicate through standard telephone and wireless audio systems.
Merchandise, restock and provide general floor maintenance where needed.
Maintain a clean work environment.
Demonstrate safe work practices through awareness and observation in support of a safety culture; reports any potential hazards or accidents.
Support team members, assist supervisors and leads when necessary.
Build and maintain internal and external customer satisfaction.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The essential functions listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum Job Requirements:
Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred.
Experience: None
Specific Skills/Knowledge/Licenses: None
Essential Physical Abilities:
Lifting and carrying 30 – 40 pounds; Developed fine motor control (grasp, handle, manipulate objects with fingers;
Standing for long periods of time; frequent bending, kneeling, reaching, stooping, squatting, pushing; climbing ladders;
Able to travel across a variety of surfaces (stairs, ramps, uneven terrain)
Essential Mental/Sensory Abilities:
Organizing, sorting, categorizing, counting, adding, subtracting,
Interpreting data
Problem Solving
Communicating with the public, clear verbal and written.
Create written communication.
Completing written orders
Working Conditions:
Retail store environment, temperature varies, loud noises, occasional crowds, exposure to dust.

Application deadline / closing date
10/12/2018

Salary / rate of pay
Hourly

Days and hours of employment
Part Time

Person or department to contact
Andrew Cha

Business address
Bellingham

Email
andrew.cha@seattlegoodwill.org

Phone
555.555.5555

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

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/886315-122191

Environmental Education Intern

Job position / title
Environmental Education Intern

Name of business / employer
Bellingham Parks and Recreation, City of Bellingham

Job description / duties
This quarter-long service learning opportunity will give you hands-on experience teaching ecological stewardship in a field restoration setting.

PRIMARY DUTIES: Under the mentorship of Parks staff, you will work with two to three classes of 5th graders every Wednesday, facilitating environmental restoration experiences in Bellingham Parks.

WHO WE ARE: The Bellingham Parks Volunteer Program connects citizens of all ages with their green spaces by facilitating environmental stewardship through volunteer work parties and education.

Additional Background: All 5th graders in Bellingham School District attend Mountain School at North Cascades Institute where they learn about native ecosystems. Our goal is to integrate their field trip experience with their Bellingham community. Soon after their Mountain school visit, we give an in-class presentation that reviews key concepts and introduces the field day restoration project. Interns help with the final part of this interdisciplinary experience: We meet the teacher and students, one class at a time, at a nearby park or trail for the service learning stewardship experience (1.5 hour per class). We also conduct a pre/post survey to check for student understanding of key concepts. The key topics include:
-Native, non-native, and invasive plants
-Benefits of Mulch for native plants
-ABC’s – Abiotic, Biotic, and Community *
-FBIs (active agents of decomposition – fungus, bacteria, invertebrates, scavengers)*
-LAWS (light, air, water, soil) element required by Pacific Northwest plants*
*These are concepts introduced at Mt. School and are reinforced with the Parks program, anchoring the concepts in a site near their school/home*

Qualifications
Ideal candidates will have the following:
-Interest and experience in outdoor education and ecological restoration and/or gardening
-Enthusiasm to inspire youth to care about and be stewards for their natural community
-Leadership and group management know-how, especially with school-aged children
-Availability every Wednesday of Fall Quarter from 8am-4:30pm
-Reliable transportation within Bellingham city limits
-Ability to work outside in PNW weather for up to 8 hours, and appropriate clothing for this work

Application deadline / closing date
09/28/2018

Salary / rate of pay
Unpaid

Days and hours of employment
Wednesdays (9am-3pm, variable), occas. weekend work available

Flexible schedule?
(○) Negotiable

Travel required?
(○) Yes

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
Fall Quarter 2018

Person or department to contact
Amy Brown, Parks Volunteer Coordinator

Business address
Park Operations 1400 Woburn St. Bellingham, WA 98229

Email
apbrown@cob.org

Phone
360.778.7136

How to apply
TO APPLY: Application review will begin immediately. Deadline is SEPTEMBER 28, 2018.

Please email apbrown@cob.org the following:
-Cover letter explaining your experience and interest in the position.
-Resume with relevant education and experience. Please include contact info and 2 references.

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

Blossom Childcare & Learning Center

Job position / title
Teacher’s Aid

Name of business / employer
Blossom Childcare & Learning Center

Job description / duties
The specifics of this position will be determined by the applicant’s availability (time of day). For example, one position is mid-day from 12:30-2:30 and would include cleaning up after lunch, helping settle children into rest time, rubbing backs and then cleaning in the classroom as children slept.

The ideal candidate will be experienced with children in a group setting. Teachers must have the ability to provide individualized care while monitoring a whole group, have knowledge of Developmentally Appropriate Practice, be willing to sing throughout the day, love/be willing to be outdoors, and possess a calm demeanor with an abundance of energy (see website under Sunflower SEEDs, K-Prep for view of program). This is a collaborative teaching environment; therefore, this person must have the desire and the communication skills necessary to work as part of a team. We are looking for people who want more than a care-giving JOB; candidates should be passionate about the early childhood/primary field as a career.

Qualifications
Childcare CENTER experience preferred (not only babysitting).
– Have or willing to obtain — blood-borne pathogens, CPR, First Aid & STARS training,
– TB test required prior to employment
– Ability to communicate effectively with the students, public, supervisors and co-workers
– Pass a criminal background check

Application deadline / closing date
If you do not have a specific closing date (e.g. ‘Open until filled’) please select a date which you believe will be a reasonable amount of time to fill the position.
09/19/2018

Salary / rate of pay
11.50

Days and hours of employment
4 hour block of time Mon.- Fri.

Flexible schedule?
(○) Negotiable

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Monthly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
on-going

Person or department to contact
Teresa Hertz

Business address
2945 Douglas Avenue

Work location (if different from above)
Bellingham

Email
programsupervisor@blossomchildcare.com

Phone
360.752.2699

How to apply
Submit your cover letter and resume to: programsupervisor@blossomchildcare.com, indicating the days and times that you are available for an interview. Note that our interview process includes a Working Interview between 8:45-11:15 OR 2:30-4:30.

*Please remember to include your schedule, allow for travel time, and that we are looking for a 4 hour period of availability Mon.-Fri.

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

Part Time Preschool Teaching Assistant

Job position / title
Part Time Preschool Teaching Assistant

Name of business / employer
Bellingham Childcare and Learning Center

Job description / duties

NOW HIRING
Preschool Part Time Assistant Teacher
Job Begins: September 8th

Join our dedicated and fun team of teachers at Bellingham Childcare & Learning Center! This opening is in our Preschool classroom, where you will be working with two other teachers and up to 20 children aged 3-5. Help plan, supervise and implement activities to meet the social, emotional, physical and intellectual needs of the children in our care, and form great partnerships with parents to promote the growth and development of their children.

BCLC is a local leader in Early Learning, a United Way Organization, and accredited by NAEYC. We strive to be an employer of choice in the field, and we value our culture of inclusion, engagement, fun and community spirit.
Qualifications: A qualified candidate will have experience working with young children and have the passion to continue their education in Early Childhood Education. Scholarship opportunities may be available through the Early Achievers Opportunity Grant after three months of employment.

Qualifications
Qualifications: A qualified candidate will have experience working with young children and have the passion to continue their education in Early Childhood Education. Scholarship opportunities may be available through the Early Achievers Opportunity Grant after three months of employment.

Likely candidates will begin the process of obtaining:
• Portable background check in MERIT (Can start upon hiring)
• Negative TB test (Must receive Prior to start date)
• First Aid & CPR (Can receive after hiring)
• STARS 30 hr. Basics in Childcare (or equivalent ECE education) (Within the year of being hired)
Compensation: Starts at minimum wage depending on experience/education. This position is Part time about 19 hours a week.

Application deadline / closing date
09/28/2018

Salary / rate of pay
$12.00

Days and hours of employment
19 hours

Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly

Person or department to contact
Bobbi Kelley

Business address
2600 Squalicum Parkway

Email
Bobbi@Bellighamchildcare.com

Phone
360.676.0950

How to apply
Applications are available at:
2600 Squalicum Parkway
Bellingham, WA 98225

If you have any other question, please contact Bobbi at (360) 676-0950. You may also receive an application via email.

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

Project Administrative Coordinator

Temporary – Project Administrative Coordinator

Closes On: September 10, 2018 at 04:30 PM PST

Location: Health Department, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: Health
Job Status: Part-Time
Shift: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications Apply Now
Job Summary
Whatcom County Health Department has taken a leadership role in the Generations Forward Initiative. This is a community-based effort to improve the well-being of young children in Whatcom County and their families with a focus on ensuring all children have the opportunities they need to thrive.

This effort is growing and the Whatcom County Health Department is now hiring a part-time, temporary Project Administrative Coordinator to support the work. This individual will focus on coordinating activities and facilitating communication of, and between, each of the action teams and the coordinating body.

Duties include:

Acting as a communication hub for the Generations Forward Initiative
Facilitating connections between action teams
Supporting action teams and coordinating body with tools and resources as they develop goals, metrics and implementation strategies
Monitoring and enabling easy dissemination of information about Generations Forward
Creating materials for meetings
Managing meeting logistics
Providing support needed to maximize participation of parents in all facets of the initiative
Hours and Length of Position: Variable; approximately 20 hours per week through December 31, 2019. This position is partially grant-funded and is contingent on the availability of funds.
Qualifications
The ideal candidate has:
• Experience coordinating projects and facilitating groups
• A high level of organization
• Experience working with diverse communities
• A Bachelor’s degree or higher (desired)
Salary
$19.64 per hour

Red Carpet Affair Event Planning Intern

Pickford Film Center
Red Carpet Affair Event Planning Intern
Fall — Winter Quarter 2018
5-10 Hrs/ Wk, Unpaid — For credit possible, please check with your advisor
Description:
The only independent cinema in Bellingham, PFC is a vibrant non-profit cultural organization conveniently located in Downtown Bellingham, with a fun, positive work environment and a small, friendly staff.
This internship is perfect for someone looking to get hands-on experience in nonprofit event planning at a thriving Bellingham organization. Intern will work closely with Pickford Film Center’s Development and Membership Manager, and will focus on planning and implementing the logistics of an annual Academy Awards centered fundraising gala — the Red Carpet Affair. Perks include free movies and concessions, a casual work environment, and a variety of other things including an insider’s view of day-to-day operations of a nationally renowned independent movie theatre.
Tasks may include:
• Researching and pricing supplies
• Mapping event set-up and flow
• Coordinating with involved businesses and independent contractors
• Creating volunteer and staff informational packets
• Creating decor/ DIY crafting
• Day-of set-up and assistance
Qualifications:
• Organized, with an eye for detail
• Experience with events and/or fundraisers
• Good sense of aesthetics
• Capable of managing multiple tasks and working with others
• AVAILABLE: for the entire day and evening of February 24, 2019
Apply:
• Email cover letter and resume to Ariel Brownstein at ariel@pickfordfilmcenter.org
• Work with your advisor to ensure these tasks align with your credit requirements
• Applicants will be asked to interview before position is decided
Thank you for taking the time to apply, we look forward to hearing from you.

Administrative Coordinator

Administrative Coordinator
Job Description
Due Sept 16, 2018 by email (listed below)
Position Summary:
The position of Administrative Coordinator requires an organized, diplomatic, database and tech-savvy, motivated and personable individual to manage daily office tasks and general office flow. The Administrative Coordinator is responsible for supporting a team of administrative staff through regular office management and special projects. This position reports dually to the Development Manager and Marketing Manager, and will require regular interaction with the entire staff, PFC board and volunteers. This is a part-time, temporary position starting at 10hrs/wk.
Tasks May Include:
Data Entry
• Input and audit membership information in multiple databases
• Extract mailing lists, membership, and donation reports and check for accuracy
• Track data on Pickford programming to measure community impact
• Update email lists
• Event entry in online calendars and social media
Office Organization
• Digital and physical file organization
• Inventory office supplies/ supplies ordering
• Regular pick-up of printed promotional materials
Communications
• Answering phones and voicemails
• Following up with accounts receivable
• Track deadlines and maintain communication between multiple staff members working on the same project
• Auction Donations: communicating with organizations requesting prize donations,
fulfilling those donations
• Social media posts and automated email scheduling
• Follow up with event attendees/ outreach to ticket holders for upcoming events
• Proofreading grants, appeal letters, press releases, and other public communications
Event Support
• Event supplies purchasing and pick-up
• Event supplies organization
• Event set-up

Desired Qualifications and Experience:
Experience working in an office setting
Nonprofit work or volunteer experience
Customer service or customer relations experience
Education OR experience in writing and communications preferred
Desired Skills:
Highly organized and efficient
Self-Directed with the ability to prioritize tasks, seek out new work, and manage daily tasks with minimal direction
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work well as part of a team
Strong computer and database skills
Friendly and outgoing with a notably positive attitude
Flexible and responsive to organizational needs
High level of integrity and sense of discretion
Love of cinema
Understanding of the arts
Salary: This is a part-time, temporary position estimated at 10hrs/wk, for a duration of at least 6 months. Compensation will be $15/hr. While we cannot offer health or PTO benefits at this level, this position will include free movies & popcorn, discounts on concessions, and a tightknit, collegial work environment. Send resume and cover letter to ariel@pickfordfilmcenter.org, as well as letters of recommendation if available. PFC is committed to a policy of non-discrimination, equal opportunity, and equal employment for all persons. PFC shall select employees on the basis of the person’s qualifications and without regard to age, gender, race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or any other basis proscribed by law. Applicants shall be selected for employment based on bona fide job requirements, as expressed in the job description.

PUBLIC SERVICES ASSISTANT (TEMPORARY

POSITION: PUBLIC SERVICES ASSISTANT (TEMPORARY)
POSITION TYPE: Temporary – leave replacement position, approximately October 27 through January 31
DEPARTMENT: Public Services
LOCATION: Point Roberts Library, 1431 Gulf Road, Point Roberts, WA
POSTING DATES: Wednesday, 08/29/18 to Friday, 09/14/18
COMPENSATION: $16.25 per hour (Pay Level 7)
SCHEDULE: 21-22 regular weekly hours, plus additional unscheduled hours, to substitute for absent staff.
Regular schedule: Tuesday – 1:00 to 7:15 pm, Wednesday – 10:00 am to 5:15 pm, and Saturday – 9:00 am to 5:15 pm. Following temporary assignment, successful candidate may continue employment as a substitute for absent staff. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and/or worksite changes depending on library needs.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists patrons at library branches by providing a high level of customer service in a complete range of patron services. Accesses information through the use of the electronic catalog and other library tools. Promotes the library, provides age-appropriate reference and readers’ advisory, checks materials out, maintains the security of the library, and performs similar tasks.
QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent interpersonal skills required: ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with people from diverse backgrounds, and work harmoniously with the public and other staff members is essential. An interest in popular culture. A belief that anyone can become a reader at any age. A sense of humor. A passion to learn new things continuously. Ability to gain working knowledge of Whatcom County Library System’s policies and procedures; ability to uphold intellectual freedom standards. Attention to detail, competent use of technology resources, and keyboarding skills required. Requires the ability to speak, understand, and write English clearly and concisely. Requires Associates Degree and one or more years’ relevant experience; or equivalent training, education and/or experience. Requires physical and visual ability to utilize reference sources and to manipulate equipment. Work requires considerable physical effort in the handling of materials up to 30 pounds and/or continual standing or walking 90%+ of the time. Preference given to applicants who reside in or near Point Roberts. New employees are subject to a CRC (criminal records check) per RCW 43.43.832.
APPLICATION: Submit a completed WCLS Employment Application form*, together with a Supplemental Questionnaire and your résumé and cover letter by 5:00 pm on Friday, 09/14/18 to:
Whatcom County Library System
5205 Northwest Drive
Bellingham, WA 98226
Attn: Michael Cox, Deputy Director
Phone: (360) 305-3602 Email: ptrpsa@wcls.org
*Employment Application forms are available at http://www.wcls.org to print, fill out and mail in, or at the above
address, or at any of the Whatcom County Library branches.
JOB BEGINS: Training will begin as soon after hiring as possible

SELECTION: Selection criteria may include the contents of the application, an oral interview and skills test. Selection of applicants for further consideration and/or possible testing will be determined by the information supplied by the applicants on their applications and accompanying documents. It will be the responsibility of the applicant to supply sufficient information and detail on the application to permit WCLS to properly determine the applicant’s qualifications, abilities and attributes as they relate to the listed position. Interviews will be scheduled ONLY with best qualified applicants, based upon applications, resumes and other documents received, and test results. Applicants who need accommodation during the application, testing or interview process
should contact Human Resources.

Video Store Clerk

Job position / title
Video Store Clerk

Name of business / employer
Film Is Truth

Job description / duties
Are you friendly? Personable? Know some stuff about movies? Bellingham’s local non-profit video rental store is hiring for a part-time customer service position, 10-15 hours per week.

Position includes checking in/out video inventory, regular customer interactions, monetary transactions, and light/routine cleaning.

To apply, please download an application from the employment section of our website (http://filmistruth.com/employment.htm) and bring it into the store at 1418 Cornwall Ave. with a copy of your resume.

Qualifications
Customer service experience encouraged, but not necessary.

Application deadline / closing date
09/08/2018

Salary / rate of pay
$11.50 per hour

Days and hours of employment
10-15 hours per week

Flexible schedule?
(○) Yes

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly

Person or department to contact
Benjamin Owens

Business address
1418 Cornwall Ave.

Email
filmistruth@filmistruth.com

Phone
360.752.0159

How to apply
Please download an application from the employment section of our website (http://filmistruth.com/employment.htm) and apply in store at 1418 Cornwall Ave. with a copy of your resume.

Applications should include
[×] Resume
[×] References