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  • neighborhood_house
    Hi there, Our nonprofit is hiring para-transit drivers, both full and part- time. If you know of anyone that might be a good fit, please send them our way.
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 1, 2005
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      Hi there,

      Our nonprofit is hiring para-transit drivers, both full and part-
      time. If you know of anyone that might be a good fit, please send
      them our way.

      Thank you,


      Roberta Plonski
      Human Resources Manager
      Neighborhood House
      905 Spruce Street, #213
      Seattle, WA 98104
      206.461.8430 ext. 239
      206.461.3857 fax
      www.nhwa.org
      Strong Families. Strong Communities. Since 1906.
      ********************************************************************

      Transportation Para-Transit Driver

      Department: Transportation
      Reports to: Transportation Director
      Status: full-time, 40 hours per week
      FLSA: non-exempt
      Salary Range: 2
      Close Date: open until filled

      Neighborhood House Programs
      Since 1906, Neighborhood House has been helping diverse communities
      of people with limited resources attain their goals for self-
      sufficiency, financial independence and community building. Our
      services include early childhood education (including Head Start and
      Early Head Start), mentoring and tutoring, emergency referral
      services, self-sufficiency/employment classes and services (including
      ESL and citizenship), job placement and training, substance abuse
      services, transportation and outreach for the elderly and disabled
      and publication of the Voice newspaper. Annually, Neighborhood House
      serves over 7,000 individuals. Of those, 80 percent are refugees and
      immigrants.

      Scope
      The Driver I position reports to the Transportation Director. The
      position's primary responsibility is to transport and assist low-
      income children, elderly and disabled clients in boarding and exiting
      the van in a safe, timely and courteous manner at predetermined
      destinations.

      Responsibilities
      • Demonstrate essential customer service behavior such as
      treating all passengers with respect and dignity, and maintaining a
      pleasant demeanor in all transactions with passengers, their
      attendants, and all care providers. May be required to assist clients
      inside buildings as directed by supervisor.
      • Board passengers, including children, the elderly, and
      persons in wheelchairs, on scooters, and using other mobility aids;
      secure passengers using appropriate restraining devices, and secure
      all walking aids. Seek assistance from dispatch in complex boarding
      situations.
      • Operate vehicle in a safe manner; calmly respond to emergency
      situations; adapt driving performance to changing driving conditions;
      comply with all traffic and safety regulations. Ensure that the van
      remains clean and in good operating condition.
      • Maintain trip records in an accurate and consistent manner;
      make reports of service problems, incidents, accidents, or passenger
      injury or illness during shift in which incident occurs; perform and
      record all daily safety inspections.
      • Complete agency-provided First Aid training, CPR training,
      and Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance training within sixty
      (60) days of hire.
      • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

      Qualifications
      • Must be at least 25 years of age and have at least seven
      years of driving experience and have a valid Washington State
      Driver's License (WSDL). CDL preferred, but not required at time of
      interview. Must have an excellent driving record (no moving
      violations of any kind within past three years). Must submit to and
      pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. Must meet insurance
      carrier qualifications.
      • Must submit to and pass a Washington State Patrol criminal
      background check.
      • Physical ability to meet the requirements of the job as
      outlined below.
      • Demonstrated ability to work with and be sensitive to the
      diverse cultural, ethnic and racial population being served.
      • Ability to interact with persons who are in chronic states of
      agitation or distress, including persons who may exhibit aggressive,
      hostile or threatening behaviors.
      • Ability to speak, read, write and understand English. Must be
      able to verbally communicate with a diverse population including
      children and elderly persons regarding directions and safety issues.
      Must be able to read and understand maps and be able to retain this
      information. Must be able to read and understand traffic signs. Full
      hearing and visual acuity required.

      Physical Requirements
      • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds in an essential function
      of this position. Daily routine will require light lifting of up to
      25 pounds with occasional strenuous exertion in manipulating
      wheelchairs or offering emergency assistance to passengers who lose
      their balance.
      • Ability to push/pull clients in wheelchairs up to a weight of
      300 pounds. Frequent climbing on lift with legs and bending,
      squatting and stooping to tie wheelchairs down.
      • Frequent twisting of the head and back; constant reaching
      from waist to shoulder level while driving; constant manual dexterity
      and fine finger manipulation.
      • Environmental hazards: Noise often above 85 decibels level.
      Variable work surface heights. Exposure to fuel and exhaust fumes.
      • Work involves approximately 60 percent sitting, 20 percent
      walking, 5 percent stooping, 5 percent crouching, 5 percent standing
      and 5 percent kneeling.

      Compensation
      Starting hiring wage: $9.82 with raise after training. This is a 40-
      hour per week non-exempt position. Excellent medical, dental and
      vision benefits available for employee and family. Life and long-term
      disability insurance provided. Employer contributes up to 4 percent
      toward retirement plan with employee match.

      Employment Practice
      Neighborhood House is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity
      Employer. Applications are considered without regard to race, age,
      sex, color, creed, religion, disability, national origin, marital
      status, mental or physical handicap, sexual orientation or any other
      classification protected by law. Neighborhood House encourages and
      gives hiring preference to current and former Head Start parents and
      children. We encourage people of color and residents of the
      communities we serve to apply.

      Application Procedure
      Submit cover letter, resume and agency application to Neighborhood
      House. All applicants will receive notification of outcome by mail or
      will be called for an interview. Applicants may fax materials to
      (206) 461-3857, or mail to:
      Neighborhood House
      905 Spruce St., Suite 213
      Seattle, WA 98104

      For more information
      Inquiries may be directed to our Human Resources manager, Roberta
      Plonski at (206) 461-8430 ext. 239 or by email robertap@....
    • Roberta Furst
      Hi there, Our agency is hiring for the following two positions. Please feel free to forward, should you know of any good matches for the positions. Thank you,
      Message 2 of 3 , Dec 5, 2005
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        Hi there,

         

        Our agency is hiring for the following two positions. Please feel free to forward, should you know of any good matches for the positions.

         

        Thank you,

         

         

        Roberta Furst

        Human Resources Manager

        Neighborhood House, Inc.

        905 Spruce Street, #200

        Seattle, WA 98104

        206.461.8430 ext. 239

        206.461.3857 fax

        www.nhwa.org

        Strong Families. Strong Communities. Since 1906.

         

        Multilingual Amharic/Tigrinya or Amharic/Oromo Family Support Worker II                           

         

        Department:          Employment & Community Services                    

        Reports to:             Family & Social Services Manager

        Status:                     Part-time, 26-32 hours per week

        FLSA:                    Non-Exempt

        Salary Range:         12

        Close Date:            Friday, December 2, 2005 or until filled

         

        Neighborhood House Programs

        Since 1906, Neighborhood House has been helping diverse communities of people with limited resources attain their goals for self-sufficiency, financial independence and community building. Our services include early childhood education (including Head Start and Early Head Start), mentoring and tutoring, emergency referral services, self-sufficiency/employment classes and services (including ESL and citizenship), job placement and training, community health programs, transportation and outreach for the elderly and disabled, and publishing the Voice newspaper. Annually, Neighborhood House serves over 7,000 individuals, of those, 80% are refugee and immigrants

         

        Scope

        The Family Support Worker has primary responsibility for assisting eligible individuals and families to become more stabilized and self-sufficient by providing comprehensive services. These services include outreach, crisis intervention, Family Development Model Case Management, referrals to other Neighborhood House and community-based services, and also technical assistance focused on building healthy, stable and vibrant communities. Age and needs of clients served may vary depending on funding, staff deployment or agency needs. Clients may include seniors, low-income families or individuals at risk of homelessness.

         

        Neighborhood House Family Support Workers work in diverse communities where the majority of clients may have limited English proficiency. Multilingual FSWs are required to help immigrants and refugees navigate the U.S. social support systems that can provide critical self sufficiency services. Interpretation and translation in individual and group settings are required.

         

        Responsibilities

        ·          Maintain a caseload of at least 25-35 active clients using the Family Development Case Management Model.

        ·          Provide intervention services focused on eviction prevention, family stabilization and changing at-risk behaviors.

        ·          Conduct outreach to residents and community members for NH services.

        ·          Provide information, referral, and advocacy to link clients to appropriate services in a timely manner.

        ·          Follow up with clients to ensure appropriate receipt of needed services.

        ·          Limited accompaniment to services in the community.

        ·          Maintain good working relationships with community service providers, government funders and housing authorities.

        ·          Provide technical assistance to resident community building activities.

        ·          Work as a member of the Neighborhood House Family & Social Services and interdepartmental teams.

        ·          Participate in clinical case reviews, training, and case consultations.

        ·          Maintain communication with team members, NH management and partners on client and community needs to help ensure NH continues to meet community needs and gaps.

        ·          Maintain timely accurate, complete records of all clients in line with acceptable social work practices.

        ·          Cooperate in the timely and accurate collection and reporting of service statistics using the NH MIS reporting requirements and forms.

        ·          Assist team members with ongoing continuous quality improvement to enhance program operations, including problem solving, helping to develop program systems and procedures, or participating on team workgroups.

        ·          Provide translation and interpretation services for designated language(s) as needed.

        ·          Work with staff from other Neighborhood House programs to coordinate services.

        ·          Liaison and bridge to key ethnic communities and/or leaders to help NH coordinate services to underserved communities.

        ·          Provide appropriate No Wrong Door Services to clients who do not meet other program eligibility, as needed. This may include co-case managing clients in other departments or providing translation or interpretation support for NH initiatives.

        ·          Other duties as assigned.

         

        Minimum Qualifications

        ·          Team player who is resourceful, proactive, and comfortable working with diverse populations.

        ·          Good listening and oral/written communications skills and a non-judgmental, positive, problem-solving attitude.

        ·          Bachelor Degree in Social Work or a related field; experience accepted in lieu of degree.

        ·          One (1) year experience working in social work or human services.

        ·          Multilingual with English skills sufficiently strong to prepare documents in English.

        ·          Ability to work with limited supervision and considerable self-direction.

        ·          Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment of both co-workers and WorkSource partners.

        ·          Demonstrated ability to perform job duties within the context of complex regulations and definitions and to complete extensive technical documentation.

        ·          Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with individuals from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

        ·          Ability to excel in highly visible, highly public settings.

        ·          Must be able to work a flexible work schedule, including some weekend and evenings.

        ·          Computer literacy, including MS Office.

        ·          Proven organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks, including the ability to work on multiple projects.

        ·          Willingness to comply with established agency policies and performance standards, which may include productivity/personal responsibility, client/customer services, teamwork, and maintaining a professional demeanor.

        ·          Must pass the Washington State Patrol background check.

        ·          Must have current Washington State Driver’s license, own vehicle and current personal vehicle insurance.

        ·          Current First Aid and CPR certificate.

        ·          Family Development Certification.

        ·          Elderly Information and Assistance Certification, if working on I & A programs.

         

        Physical Requirements

        ·          Involves 50% office work and 50% field work. Common postures on the job: 50% sitting, 50% walking, standing and moving about. 

        ·          Speech/Hearing/Sight: must have the ability to speak, write and understand English, including speaking and hearing on the telephone in a noisy environment.

        ·          Frequent extended periods viewing CRT screen.

        Compensation
        Hiring range: $13.55 - $15.06 hourly. This is a 26-32 hour per week, non-exempt position. Excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits available for employee and family. Life and long-term disability insurance provided. Employer contributes up to 4% toward retirement plan with employee match.

        Employment Practice
        Neighborhood House is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are considered without regard to race, age, sex, color, creed, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, mental or physical handicap, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by law. Neighborhood House encourages and gives hiring preference to current and former Head Start parents and children. We encourage people of color and residents of the communities we serve to apply.

        Application Procedure
        Submit cover letter, resume and agency application to Neighborhood House. Agency applications can be downloaded or picked up at the address below. All applicants will receive notification of outcome by mail or will be called for an interview. Applicants may fax materials to (206) 461-3857, or mail to:

        Neighborhood House
        905 Spruce St., Suite 200
        Seattle, WA 98104

        For more information
        Inquiries may be directed to Human Resources Manager Roberta Furst at (206) 461-8430 ext. 239 or by e-mail robertaf@....

        Transportation Para-Transit Driver


        Department: Transportation
        Reports to: Transportation Director
        Status: full-time, 40 hours per week
        FLSA: non-exempt
        Salary Range: 2
        Close Date: open until filled

        Neighborhood House Programs
        Since 1906, Neighborhood House has been helping diverse communities of people with limited resources attain their goals for self-sufficiency, financial independence and community building. Our services include early childhood education (including Head Start and Early Head Start), mentoring and tutoring, emergency referral services, self-sufficiency/employment classes and services (including ESL and citizenship), job placement and training, substance abuse services, transportation and outreach for the elderly and disabled and publication of the Voice newspaper. Annually, Neighborhood House serves over 7,000 individuals. Of those, 80 percent are refugees and immigrants.

        Scope
        The Driver I position reports to the Transportation Director. The position's primary responsibility is to transport and assist low-income children, elderly and disabled clients in boarding and exiting the van in a safe, timely and courteous manner at predetermined destinations.

        Responsibilities

        • Demonstrate essential customer service behavior such as treating all passengers with respect and dignity, and maintaining a pleasant demeanor in all transactions with passengers, their attendants, and all care providers. May be required to assist clients inside buildings as directed by supervisor.
        • Board passengers, including children, the elderly, and persons in wheelchairs, on scooters, and using other mobility aids; secure passengers using appropriate restraining devices, and secure all walking aids. Seek assistance from dispatch in complex boarding situations.
        • Operate vehicle in a safe manner; calmly respond to emergency situations; adapt driving performance to changing driving conditions; comply with all traffic and safety regulations. Ensure that the van remains clean and in good operating condition.
        • Maintain trip records in an accurate and consistent manner; make reports of service problems, incidents, accidents, or passenger injury or illness during shift in which incident occurs; perform and record all daily safety inspections.
        • Complete agency-provided First Aid training, CPR training, and Defensive Driving and Passenger Assistance training within sixty (60) days of hire.
        • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

        Qualifications

        • Must be at least 25 years of age and have at least seven years of driving experience and have a valid Washington State Driver's License (WSDL). CDL preferred, but not required at time of interview. Must have an excellent driving record (no moving violations of any kind within past three years). Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. Must meet insurance carrier qualifications.
        • Must submit to and pass a Washington State Patrol criminal background check.
        • Physical ability to meet the requirements of the job as outlined below.
        • Demonstrated ability to work with and be sensitive to the diverse cultural, ethnic and racial population being served.
        • Ability to interact with persons who are in chronic states of agitation or distress, including persons who may exhibit aggressive, hostile or threatening behaviors.
        • Ability to speak, read, write and understand English. Must be able to verbally communicate with a diverse population including children and elderly persons regarding directions and safety issues. Must be able to read and understand maps and be able to retain this information. Must be able to read and understand traffic signs. Full hearing and visual acuity required.

        Physical Requirements

        • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds in an essential function of this position. Daily routine will require light lifting of up to 25 pounds with occasional strenuous exertion in manipulating wheelchairs or offering emergency assistance to passengers who lose their balance.
        • Ability to push/pull clients in wheelchairs up to a weight of 300 pounds. Frequent climbing on lift with legs and bending, squatting and stooping to tie wheelchairs down.
        • Frequent twisting of the head and back; constant reaching from waist to shoulder level while driving; constant manual dexterity and fine finger manipulation.
        • Environmental hazards: Noise often above 85 decibels level. Variable work surface heights. Exposure to fuel and exhaust fumes.
        • Work involves approximately 60 percent sitting, 20 percent walking, 5 percent stooping, 5 percent crouching, 5 percent standing and 5 percent kneeling.

        Compensation
        Starting hiring wage: $10.31 raise after training. This is a 40-hour per week non-exempt position. Excellent medical, dental and vision benefits available for employee and family. Life and long-term disability insurance provided. Employer contributes up to 4 percent toward retirement plan with employee match.

        Employment Practice
        Neighborhood House is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are considered without regard to race, age, sex, color, creed, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, mental or physical handicap, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by law. Neighborhood House encourages and gives hiring preference to current and former Head Start parents and children. We encourage people of color and residents of the communities we serve to apply.

        Application Procedure
        Submit cover letter, resume and agency application to Neighborhood House. All applicants will receive notification of outcome by mail or will be called for an interview. Applicants may fax materials to (206) 461-3857, or mail to:

        Neighborhood House
        905 Spruce St., Suite 213
        Seattle, WA 98104

        For more information
        Inquiries may be directed to our Human Resources manager, Roberta Furst at (206) 461-8430 ext. 239 or by email robertaf@....

      • Beth Harvey
        Northwest Regional Primary Care Association, a non-profit organization located in the Ballard area of Seattle, is currently recruiting a Director of
        Message 3 of 3 , Jul 21, 2006
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          Northwest Regional Primary Care Association, a non-profit organization
          located in the Ballard area of Seattle, is currently recruiting a
          Director of Development and Marketing and an Education and Training
          Program Manager.

          Detailed position descriptions and application instructions are
          available on our website:
          http://www.nwrpca.org/about/nwrpcaJobs.php

          Please feel free to forward/crosspost. Thanks.
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