Employment Opportunity

A couple of notes to keep in mind:

  • All open roles are part-time independent contractor positions, and work is done remotely.
  • Roles are funded for at least the next three years. 
  • There is potential for immediate expansion of responsibility and compensation for each role.
  • All roles can be filled by one person. Consider submitting your desire to be considered for one or more roles, based on your interest, competence, and capacity. If you believe you are a good fit for multiple roles, we’ll be happy to consider you for all to which you apply. 
  • Northwest Early Learning Coalition is committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, veteran status, disability, history of disability, or perceived disability. 

Regional Lead and Facilitator

If you are a purpose-driven, self-starter who can work independently and know how to bring people together, build trusted relationships, and coordinate several moving parts, this could be your opportunity to thrive.

Purpose of the role: Coordinate regional priorities between five counties and maintain connectivity between work in the northwest region with the statewide strategy and priorities using the Help Me Grow framework.

Key competencies of the ideal candidate

  • Big picture thinker 
  • Ability to hold a neutral, regional perspective in the face of competing priorities 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Strong facilitation skills 
  • Strong coordination skills

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Compensation $30,000/year.

This is a part-time independent contractor position with a minimum commitment of 55 hours a month.

How to apply.

Regional Secretary

If you’re someone who is naturally organized, great at scheduling, tracking,  following through on details, and keeping documents accurate and up-to-date, your talents will be valued and appreciated!

Purpose of the role: Steward and stabilize the Coalition’s formal meetings, records, and record-keeping processes.

Key competencies of the ideal candidate:

  • Extremely organized
  • Good communicator
  • Prompt
  • Nimble
  • Proficient with various types of technology.
  • Comfortable and willing to learn new applications

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Compensation: $5,000/year

This is a part-time independent contractor position with a minimum commitment of 10 hours a month.

How to apply.

Regional Event Coordinator

If you love planning and handling all the details for events, and know what it takes to do a successful fundraiser, this is a great opportunity to use your skills for a great cause.

You won’t be starting from scratch and you’ll have lots of help from the Advisory Panel members. We’ve been putting on a successful brunch annually for several years and have a proven format, strong following, and great resources.  

Purpose of the role: An event that informs, educates, inspires, and raises money for the Coalition’s regional work.

Key competencies of the ideal candidate: Virtual event design, planning, working with volunteers, strong communication, and organizational skills.

Compensation: $5,000 flat rate for a single virtual event.

Additional funds are available for event expenses.

How to apply.

How to apply

If any of these roles are a fit for you, we invite you to submit a Letter of Interest with responses to the relevant questions below, along with a current resume.

by Friday, October 9, 2020.

Submit via email to Melissa Ransdell at

melissa@duetdynamics.com

Your submission will be reviewed and we will be scheduling interviews with selected candidates, (as well as following up with those who are not selected) in mid-October. We hope to fill the positions quickly.

WA Program for COVID Mental Health Support

Washington Listens is a new program providing nonclinical support to people experiencing elevated stress due to COVID-19.  Please share with your clients and networks!  Callers will be connected to a support specialist, and referred to community resources in their area.  The program is anonymous and no identifying information is maintained.  

Employment Opportunity

Breastfeeding Peer Counselor I | Community Action of Skagit County

Job Description

The Breastfeeding Peer Counselor provides education, information, support and encouragement to pregnant and breastfeeding participants in the WIC Nutrition Program.

Location: Oak Harbor & Mount Vernon WIC Office

Wage: $15.75 – $17.38, DOQ

Status: Part-Time

Employment Opportunity

Food Service Specialist |Community Action of Skagit County

Job Description

Under supervision of the Food Service Training Coordinator participate in the daily operations of the
Concrete Community Center Meal Program. Perform a variety of tasks including preparing, cooking and
serving foods in large quantities. Assist Coordinator in recruitment and training of volunteers, interns
and students. Lead work in various aspects of Meal program including food preparation and clean up.

Location: Skagit County – Concrete

Wage: $15.75 – $19.68, DOE

Status: Part-Time

Employment Opportunity

Data and Assessment Manager | Community Action of Skagit County

Job Description

Manage all aspects of the agency’s effort to collect, analyze and report out on client, program, service, and outcome data. The manager will work closely with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement and support continuous program improvement and capacity building. The manager will serve as a member of the agency’s leadership and transformation teams.

Location: Skagit County

Wage: $3,901.64 – $4,878.08 salary per month , DOQ

Status: Full-time

Employment Opportunity

Admin | HR Assistant

Job Description

The Admin/HR Assistant contributes to Community Action of Skagit County’s Core theme of being a
high‐impact organization by efficiently supporting the Administrative Department. The assistant
provides support to all aspects of the agency’s Administrative Department which includes Finance,
Human Resources, Administration, Maintenance, and Information Technology operations.

Location: Skagit County

Wage: $14.17 – $17.72 , DOE

Status: Full-time

Employment Opportunity

Housing Specialist (2 positions available) | Skagit Community Action

Job Description

The Specialist will provide intensive support services to individuals with challenging or complex needs in finding and maintaining housing. The specialist works closely with behavioral health systems, including inpatient
psychiatric facilities, and allied health professionals to support the well‐being of the individuals served within the program. The individuals served within these programs will be chronically homeless, physically disabled, have persistent mental illness, and/or substance use disorders.

Location: Skagit County

Wage: $17.49 – $21.87 , DOE

Status: Full-time

Employment Opportunity

Finance Coordinator | Community Action of Skagit County

Job Description

The Coordinator assumes responsibility for post‐award grant accounting and invoicing, ensuring compliance with funding source administrative guidelines and reporting. The Coordinator performs accounting duties in line with the business objectives of Community Action.

Location: Skagit County

Wage: $21.60 – $27.01 DOE

Status: Full-time

Virtual Event

Please join us for an all-new, free, virtual Spirit of Hope!
This year our annual fundraiser has a new look and feel as we transition our annual fundraiser to a virtual platform. Register today for this free, virtual event! Spirit of Hope festivities include:
Inspiring keynote address from Howard Behar, former president of Starbucks and a long-time Skagit County community member
Access to exclusive raffle items, $25 per ticket or 5 for $100. Raffle items include a chance to win an Eddyline Kayak, experiences in La Conner, Winthrop, Anacortes, and more!
Spirit of Hope “Have a Heart” cocktail recipe from the Revival Cocktail Lounge.
Raise the Paddle to support Community Action’s greatest needs during the COVID 19 crisis.
If you would like to join my team, I am team We HEART Volunteers.