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.

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

Employment Opportunity

Case Manager | Northwest Regional Council

Job Description

The Northwest Council, as an Area Agency on Aging, funds and/or provides community-based programs to help elders, people with disabilities, and people living with behavioral health disorders live in their own homes and communities for as long as possible, postponing or eliminating the need for institutional care. The Case Manager assesses client needs and authorizes in-home services, including the development and implementation of service plans, and the authorization of payment to providers, as required by State standards.

Location: Bellingham (Whatcom County) Office

Wage: $25.90 – $33.79, DOQ

Status: Full-time

To view additional key roles and how to apply, visit Northwest Regional Council job announcement

Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant

The Infant Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant (IECMHC) will work in partnership with the rest of the Quality Child Care team, the Early Achiever (EA) Coaches and Child Care Aware of NWWA.  Primary duties include providing on-site Infant-Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant (IECMHC) services in selected licensed childcare sites (centers and/or FCC) providing resources and guidance to build the capacity of regional EA Coaches to support teachers/providers with children’s challenging behaviors and to prevent expulsion of children from child care and early learning settings.

The MHCL will engage with early learning and behavioral health partners to: build connections and establish regional referral options for children, families and providers; identify regional strengths/opportunities and service gaps/barriers; and engage with other MHCs including Infant Toddler Consultants, Play and Learn settings and Head Start/ECEAP settings throughout the five county NW Region and Opportunity Council’s Early Learning and Family Services Department to work towards the long term goal of a coordinated approach in IECMHC.

Salary Range: $25..44 – $31.80

Schedule: Full-Time

To apply visit Opportunity Council Employment

Employement Opportunity

United Way of Skagit County | Executive Director

Job Summary: The Executive Director is responsible to work with a diverse team of leaders, staff and volunteers to achieve the vision of Community Impact and the Bold Goal as developed by the Board of Directors.  The Executive Director understands the value of collaboration and relationships and works across private, public and corporate sectors to help our organization make a positive impact in our community. They are dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good – creating, resourcing and leveraging strategies for broad investment and impact. The Executive Director is responsible for the ongoing trust in the United Way brand and helping the organization continue its relevance in the community.

Salary Range: $65,000 – $75,000 DOQ

Start Date: June 15, 2020

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