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Community-Minded Enterprises is recruiting for a Bilingual Early Achievers Coach in Walla Walla

This position supports the overall mission and vision of Community-Minded Enterprises and Child Care Aware of Eastern Washington. Early Achievers (EA) is a program that connects families to child care and early learning programs. Early Achiever Coaches offer coaching, TA and resources to child care providers to support each child’s learning and development. Coaches work with CCA of WA and UW to deliver onsite coaching and TA to help providers, including centers and family home providers, improve the quality of their programs.

EA Coaches provide resources and support to programs enrolling in Early Achievers Services will focus on program assessment, understanding of policies and procedures, meeting quality standards, preparation for on site evaluations and followed by additional support and services after ratings.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist licensed childcare providers to enter into & progress through WA State Early Achievers system.
  • Provide technical assistance in person, by phone and by email.
  • Assist providers to build capacity and carrying out quality related self-assessments.
  • Utilize QRIS coaching model to conduct program assessment & identity strengths & areas for improvement.
  • Provide ongoing support, training, and technical assistance to related EA participants.
  • Provide ongoing assistance and support to implement program improvement plan.

Qualifications:

  • A. in ECE or related degree preferred or approved waiver with PD plan, minimum of AAS in ECE required.
  • Bilingual and Biliterate in Spanish and English preferred
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivate, prioritize work & manage time effectively.
  • Ability to maintain timely documentation/data entry into electronic data system.
  • Strong competency working both in a team setting & independently.
  • Knowledge of Early Childhood Education programs & resources, including school districts.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of childcare licensing program policies & ECE.
  • Experience coaching and/or training adults.
  • Excellent listening skills with the ability to give & receive critical feedback.
  • Ability to provide leadership, innovation, motivation & constructive feedback to Early Learning professionals.
  • Ability to work occasional night & weekend hours.
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural relevancy, diversity & inclusion.
  • Computer literate & proficient using all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Must have current, valid driver’s license, insurance & access to reliable transportation
  • Able to pass initial and ongoing required background checks

The EA Coach is a benefited full-time position, CME practices a 32-hr work week. CME provides an extremely competitive salary and benefits package. CME was voted one of the top 35 Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest three years in a row (2018, 2019 & 2020).

Apply online at:HIP Of Spokane County – Job Opportunities (paylocity.com)

For more information please contact: HR@community-minded.org

No phone calls or in-person queries please.

Community-Minded Enterprises is recruiting for a Bilingual Early Achievers Coach & Professional Development Trainer

Community-Minded Enterprises (CME) has been serving the Spokane community since 1999. Our vision is to provide integrated services that build resiliency in individuals and families. This position supports the overall mission and vision of Community-Minded Enterprises and the Early Learning Services Initiative. Will work as a combined Early Achievers (EA) Coach and Professional Development (PD) Trainer and in partnership with the respective teams that both those positions represent. This position will be based out of and work with our Tri-Cities team.

Early Achievers (EA) is a program that connects families to child care and early learning programs with the help of an easy-to-understand recognition system. EA offers coaching, technical assistance, professional learning communities and resources for child care providers to support each child’s learning and development. Coaches will work with Child Care Aware of Washington (CCA) and the University of Washington (UW) to deliver onsite coaching, virtual coaching, and technical assistance to help child care and early learning providers—including centers and family home providers—improve the quality of their programs.

As the EA Coach, primary duties will include providing resources and support to child care providers enrolling in Early Achievers (EA) and moving through Level 2 process in preparation for rating. Services will focus on enrollment, program assessment, access to trainings and implementation of training content, understanding of policies and procedures, meeting quality standards, and preparation for on site evaluation, followed by services after ratings.

As the PD Trainer, primary duties will include planning and delivering trainings throughout Eastern WA and delivers training curriculum at all competency levels from beginning through advanced levels to all early learning programs and program staff as needed.

Requirements

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist child care providers to enter into and progress through the WA State Early Achievers system
  • Provide technical assistance & trainings in person, by phone, electronically and thru email
  • Complete and maintain files with necessary documentation and reporting forms and timelines
  • Plan, develop and implement customized curriculum for training of early learning program owners, directors and teachers
  • Assist providers to build capacity and carrying out quality related self-assessments
  • Utilize QRIS coaching model to conduct program assessment, identity program strengths & areas for improvement
  • Provide ongoing support, training, and technical assistance to related EA participants
  • Provide ongoing assistance and support to implement program improvement plan

Qualifications:

  • B.A. or credential in ECE or related field preferred, AAS in ECE required, or approved waiver with PD plan; plus min.
  • 3-5 years minimum demonstrated leadership experience working in ECE or related field
  • 3-5 years minimum working with school age children in a group setting.
  • Bilingual/Biliterate in English and Spanish
  • WA State Trainer Certification (*or able to attain within 60 days of employment)
  • Certification in or able to attain certification in research-based tools required from Child Care Aware of Eastern WA.
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivate, prioritize work & manage time effectively.
  • Strong competency working both in a team setting and independently.
  • Knowledge of Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs and resources, including school districts.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of child care licensing program policies and ECE.
  • Experience coaching and/or training adults including providing leadership, innovation, and motivation.
  • Proven ability to effectively support and motivate people toward the achievement of desired goals.
  • Comfort and a commitment to utilizing and supporting the use of research-based assessments to guide the development of a quality improvement plan.
  • Excellent listening skills with the ability to give and receive critical feedback.
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural relevancy, diversity and inclusion.
  • Computer literate & proficient using all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Ability to work occasional night and weekend hours & travel throughout Eastern WA as needed.
  • Must have current, valid driver’s license, insurance & access to reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal history background check.

The Early Achievers Coach & Professional Development Trainer is a benefited full-time (32-hrs week) position. CME provides an extremely competitive salary and benefits package and has a strong emphasis on work-life balance. CME was voted one of the top 35 Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest three years in a row (2018, 2019 & 2020) by the Spokane Journal of Business and Greater Spokane Incorporated.

For more information please contact: HR@community-minded.org

No phone calls or in-person queries please.

Community-Minded Enterprises is recruiting for a Director of Early Learning Services

Community-Minded Enterprises (CME) has been serving the Spokane community since 1999. Our vision is to provide integrated services that build resiliency in individuals and families. This position supports the overall mission and vision of Community-Minded Enterprises as the Early Learning Director. This position is responsible for the overall management of the Early Learning Services Department. This position reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer of Community-Minded Enterprises and is a member of the Core Leadership Management Team of the organization. 

The Director of Early Learning represents CME Early Learning Department and Child Care Aware (CCA) of Eastern WA by maintaining positive community relationships with partners in Eastern WA.  This position represents the voice of early learning in local, regional, and state meetings, manages all early learning contracts, and assists CME with developing new sources of revenue focused on early learning. 

The position provides overall management of the program services within CME Early Learning Department across Spokane, Stevens, Pend Oreille, Lincoln, Walla Walla, Whitman, Asotin, Garfield, Columbia, Benton, and Franklin Counties.  This includes program outcomes, staff, and budget.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead and manage program managers in planning, budgeting, establishing goals and outcomes.
  • Provide technical assistance & training in person, by phone, electronically and thru email
  • Supervise EL Managers and Coordinators hired for activities conducted by Child Care Aware of Eastern WA, ECEAP, FFN and Shared Services.
  • Oversee management of EL offices located in Spokane and Pasco in collaboration with managers
  • Oversee monitoring activities as required
  • Identify opportunities and strategize new program development with CME leadership teams.
  • Facilitate launching of new EL programs by developing and monitoring the budget, establishing program protocols, organizing the implementation of outcomes and deliverables, setting up staffing structures, and managing funder communications, financial processes and other deliverables as required.
  • Represent CCA of Eastern WA at regional, statewide, and local meetings
  • Serve as a member of the Inland Northwest Early Learning Alliance Action Team and the Southeast Early Learning Coalition in Pasco.
  • Work with the regional DCYF licensing service area manager and licensing offices to advance CCA programs
  • Facilitate new partnerships and expand existing collaborations to advance CME’s strategic planning goals.

Qualifications:

  • A. or M.Ed. Degree in Edu, Business, Org. Development with an early learning emphasis preferred, or B.A. in ECE, with minimum of 5 years’ experience at leadership development.
  • 3-5 years minimum demonstrated leadership & supervisory experience working in ECE or related field
  • Either COVID-19 proof of vaccination or completion of exemption process is required.
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivate, prioritize work & manage time effectively.
  • Strong competency working both in a team setting and independently.
  • Knowledge of Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs and resources, including school districts.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of child care licensing program policies and ECE.
  • Experience coaching and/or training adults including providing leadership, innovation, and motivation.
  • Proven ability to effectively support and motivate people toward the achievement of desired goals.
  • Comfort and a commitment to utilizing and supporting the use of research-based assessments to guide the development of a quality improvement plan.
  • Excellent listening skills with the ability to give and receive critical feedback.
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural relevancy, diversity and inclusion.
  • Computer literate & proficient using all Microsoft Office program & project management software
  • Ability to work occasional night and weekend hours & travel throughout Eastern WA as needed.
  • Must have current, valid driver’s license, insurance & access to reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to pass ongoing required background checks.

The Director of Early Learning Services is a benefited full-time (32-hrs week) position.  CME provides an extremely competitive salary and benefits package and has a strong emphasis on work-life balance. CME was voted one of the top 35 Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest four years in a row (2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021) by the Spokane Journal of Business and Greater Spokane Incorporated.

Apply online at: HIP Of Spokane County – Job Opportunities (paylocity.com)

For more information please contact: HR@community-minded.org

No phone calls or in-person queries please.

Community-Minded Enterprises is recruiting for a Early Learning Bilingual Administrative Associate

This position supports the overall mission and vision of Community-Minded Enterprises (CME) and the Child Care Aware of Eastern Washington program as a member of the Early Learning Team.   Primary duties include offering support services to the Program Supervisor in delivery and implementation of the Early Achievers (EA) program and other Early Learning services as needed.

Responsibilities will focus on general program administration support, assist with the tracking and completion of program deliverables, translation and interpretation of documents and trainings, and management of ordering supplies, and materials for program. In addition, this position demonstrates initiative, flexibility, professionalism, leadership and a welcoming, supportive approach to a wide variety of staff, community members and partners.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the tracking, data collection, reporting and completion of deliverables for programs and projects
  • Provide administrative support for trainings, including planning, scheduling, preparation, & facilitation
  • Provide translation and interpretation (English/Spanish) services
  • Facilitation and management of data systems and project reporting
  • Facilitate travel arrangements as needed for program staff
  • Manage ordering of supplies, materials & equipment for program staff
  • Provides support to the team by facilitating schedules and managing project deliverables

Qualifications:

  • A./A.AS in Business, Administrative Assistant, Early Learning or similar degree preferred with 3+ years experience in an office as an administrative assistant or 5+ years on the job experience if no degree is present
  • The ability to speak and write in both English & Spanish fluently
  • Highly proficient using all Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, & PowerPoint)
  • Ability to maintain timely documenting and data entry into tracking system.
  • Experience organizing, tracking, and disseminating large amounts of data
  • Strong facilitation and community collaboration skills
  • Experience tracking, managing, and meeting weekly and monthly project goals and deliverables
  • A demonstrated comfort level working with people and situations that can feel frustrating, unclear, and seemingly hopeless; Ability to work with a positive attitude in stressful situations
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural relevancy, diversity, and inclusion
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivate, prioritize workload, and manage time effectively
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with proven ability to act in a professional manner
  • Must be able to work occasional evening & weekend hours and able to pass required background checks

The Early Learning Bilingual Administrative Associate is a fully benefited part-time position (anticipated 20 hours week). CME provides an extremely competitive salary and benefits package and has a strong emphasis on work-life balance. CME was voted one of the top 35 Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest three years in a row (2018, 2019 & 2020) by the Spokane Journal of Business and Greater Spokane Incorporated.

No phone calls or in-person queries please.

 

Community-Minded Enterprises is recruiting for an Early Learning Business Coach & Trainer

Community-Minded Enterprises (CME) has been serving the Spokane community since 1999. Our vision is to provide integrated services that build resiliency in individuals and families. This position supports the overall mission and vision of Community-Minded Enterprises (CME) and Early Learning Services.

The Early Learning Business Coach & Trainer delivers business sustainability training and coaching to child care programs participating in the Child Care Shared Services Initiative for CME. They will work with new and existing child care businesses on business plan development, retaining and expanding the child care marketplace to meet the needs of rural and urban areas. Prepares new and expanding providers for operating their child care as a financially viable small business. Will work with the professional development and coaching teams to develop customized action plans that focus on child care job skills programming, professional training, licensure requirements and peer support. Will implement a child care data system, learning platforms, and other data bases to document Shared Services activities with child care programs and report the progress of the Initiative.

Works as a part of the child care advocacy and philanthropy team, assisting with informing policy makers and funders of trends and tangible steps for making the region and the state a leader on quality child care capacity development.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Plan and implement Child Care Shared Services coaching and training activities with the project Coordinator
  • Identify and engage partners and resources, develop culturally appropriate and aligned strategies, and assist with developing innovative multilingual strategies and materials.
  • Coordinate both the recruitment of new childcare businesses and the expansion of current childcare businesses.
  • Engage businesses and philanthropic partners to build capacity and sustainability of Shared Services.
  • Plan, develop, & conduct community education, workshop/seminars, panels, trainings & educational opportunities.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years demonstrated experience in childcare business enterprises, childcare/business coaching, childcare operations, planning or technical assistance.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in Early Childhood classrooms, administration, or environments
  • Prefer to be bi-lingual/bi-literate in Russian and English
  • Work experience in cross training and collaborative coaching and/or training efforts
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivate, prioritize work & manage time effectively.
  • Ability to maintain timely documentation/data entry into electronic data system.
  • Strong competency working both in a team setting & independently.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of childcare licensing program policies & ECE.
  • Excellent listening skills with the ability to give & receive critical feedback.
  • Ability to provide leadership, innovation, motivation & constructive feedback to Early Learning professionals.
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural relevancy, diversity & inclusion.
  • Computer literate & proficient using all Microsoft Office programs.

Must have current, valid driver’s license, insurance & access to reliable transportation & able to pass a criminal history background check.

The Early Learning Business Coach & Trainer is a benefited full-time position (32 hours week).  CME provides an extremely competitive salary and benefits package and has a strong emphasis on work-life balance. CME was voted one of the top 35 Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest three years in a row (2018, 2019 & 2020) by the Spokane Journal of Business and Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI). We are community focused, and these values are the foundation of our work both internally and externally.

For more information please contact: HR@community-minded.org

No phone calls or in-person queries please.

Community-Minded Enterprises is recruiting for an Early Achievers Coach in the Pullman/Clarkston Area

Community-Minded Enterprises (CME) has been serving the Spokane community since 1999. Our vision is to provide integrated services that build resiliency in individuals and families. This position supports the overall mission and vision of Community-Minded Enterprises and Child Care Aware of Eastern Washington. Early Achievers (EA) is a program that connects families to child care and early learning programs. Early Achiever Coaches offer coaching, TA and resources to child care providers to support each child’s learning and development. Coaches work with CCA of WA and UW to deliver onsite coaching and TA to help providers, including centers and family home providers, improve the quality of their programs.

As the EA Coach, primary duties will include providing resources and support to child care providers enrolling in Early Achievers (EA) and moving through Level 2 process in preparation for rating. Services will focus on enrollment, program assessment, access to trainings and implementation of training content, understanding of policies and procedures, meeting quality standards, and preparation for on site evaluation, followed by services after ratings. This position will be based out of Pullman/Clarkston.

Requirements

Primary Responsibilities Include: 

  • Assist licensed childcare providers to enter into & progress through WA State Early Achievers system.
  • Provide technical assistance in person, by phone and by email.
  • Assist providers to build capacity and carrying out quality related self-assessments.
  • Utilize QRIS coaching model to conduct program assessment & identity strengths & areas for improvement.
  • Provide ongoing support, training, and technical assistance to related EA participants.
  • Provide ongoing assistance and support to implement program improvement plan.

Qualifications:

  • B.A. or credential in ECE or related degree and minimum of 3 years working in ECE.
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivate, prioritize work & manage time effectively.
  • Ability to maintain timely documentation/data entry into electronic data system.
  • Strong competency working both in a team setting & independently.
  • Knowledge of Early Childhood Education programs & resources, including school districts.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of childcare licensing program policies & ECE.
  • Experience coaching and/or training adults.
  • Excellent listening skills with the ability to give & receive critical feedback.
  • Ability to provide leadership, innovation, motivation & constructive feedback to Early Learning professionals.
  • Ability to work occasional night & weekend hours.
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural relevancy, diversity & inclusion.
  • Computer literate & proficient using all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Must have current, valid driver’s license, insurance & access to reliable transportation & able to pass a criminal history background check.

The Early Achievers Coach & PD Trainer is a benefited full-time (32-hrs week) position. CME provides an extremely competitive salary and benefits package and has a strong emphasis on work-life balance. CME was voted one of the top 35 Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest three years in a row (2018, 2019 & 2020) by the Spokane Journal of Business and Greater Spokane Incorporated.

For more information please contact: HR@community-minded.org

No phone calls or in-person queries please.

Community-Minded Enterprises is recruiting for an Early Learning Play & Learn Facilitator

This position supports the overall mission and vision of Community-Minded Enterprises (CME), the Early Learning Initiative and the Recovery Support Services Initiative. The Play and Learn Facilitator works in partnership with the Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC) to facilitate the implementation of community play groups.  Primary duties include offering support services to Child Care Aware Family Friends and Neighbor participants and community partners as a Kaleidoscope Plan & Learn Program Facilitator in Eastern Washington. This position will also act as an advocate for caregivers in early learning programs and support access to relevant community services.

This individual will also facilitate play groups (virtually & in person) as they relate to the Recovering Families Play & Learn, in addition to supporting the Recovery Families Peer Facilitator, and assisting with monthly family events.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Works with the CEC to facilitate the implementation of Play & Learn Groups
  • Monitors Play & Learn materials and supplies; including cleaning, organizing & inspecting for safety issues
  • Work in collaboration with the CEC and the Early Learning team to ensure an equitable system of services and opportunities for families in Eastern Washington
  • Support development of other play groups by communicating knowledge, ideas and lessons learned
  • Maintain, update and organize relevant activities for data reports and data tracking systems
  • Work with the Play and Learn team to plan and develop marketing and communication activities designed to increase community awareness and participation
  • Assist in providing relevant education for parents, caregivers, and early learning professionals
  • Research and share community resources, services and opportunities for children and families

Qualifications:

  • BA or AA in ECE, Education, Child Development or related field & at least 2 years’ experience working in Early Childhood Education required
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivate, prioritize work & manage time effectively
  • Ability to maintain timely documentation/data entry into electronic data tracking system
  • Strong competency working both in a team setting & independently
  • Excellent written & verbal communications skills
  • Proven ability to act in a professional manner
  • Excellent listening skills with the ability to give & receive critical feedback
  • Ability to work occasional evening & weekend hours
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural relevancy, diversity & inclusion
  • Computer literate & proficient using all Microsoft Office programs
  • Must have current, valid driver’s license, insurance, access to reliable transportation & able to pass ongoing background checks

The Early Learning Play & Learn Facilitator is a benefited full-time position.  CME provides an extremely competitive salary and benefits package and has a strong emphasis on work-life balance. CME was voted one of the top 35 Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest three years in a row (2018, 2019 & 2020) by the Spokane Journal of Business and Greater Spokane Incorporated.

For more information please contact: HR@community-minded.org

No phone calls or in-person queries please.

Community-Minded Enterprises is recruiting for an ECEAP Family Support Services Associate

Do you have a heart for children and a passion to support families in your region? Do you want to work in an environment where you are accepted not only for who you are but for the work you are doing and the potential that you bring? If you answered yes to those questions then you need to check out our latest job opening for an ECEAP Family Support Services Associate at Community-Minded Enterprises.

Community-Minded Enterprises (CME) has been serving the Spokane community since 1999. Our vision is to provide integrated services that build resiliency in individuals and families. This position supports the overall mission and vision of Community-Minded Enterprises and Child Care Aware of Eastern Washington.

Under the guidance of the ECEAP Director this position is accountable for compliance with CME & CCS contract obligations. The ECEAP Family Support Services (FSS) Advocate provides comprehensive and integrated family support services to enrolled families.

The FSS Advocate will work with enrolled families as a system to understand family and relationship development cycles, recognize the influence of diversity and culture, and demonstrate acceptance of all types of family groupings. Coach families towards self-sufficiency and build positive goal directed relationships with families to establish mutual trust and identify and access individual family strengths and goals. Will work to Increase the family’s knowledge of parenting, school participation and leadership as well as access to community resources. The ECEAP Family Support Services Advocate must maintain flexible hours to provide services when families are available.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coach enrolled families towards self-sufficiency and work to build positive relationships with mutual trust and respect
  • Observe, assess, document and plan for children’s development & prepare reports as requested and needed
  • Demonstrate & promote acceptance of all types of family groupings using materials that reflect nontraditional families
  • Implement and supervise developmentally appropriate learning activities
  • Assist in classroom for absent staff, breaks and other coverage when needed
  • Work with and recruit the public and community agencies to provide additional support and resources to families
  • Conduct home visits, parent conferences, & family events in coordination with the ECEAP Team
  • Conduct health screenings for enrolled children including, but not limited to hearing, weight, vision, height & assist families with obtaining well child exams, dental screenings, immunizations, etc.

Qualifications:

  • AA or higher degree preferred with the equivalent of 30 college quarter credits in adult education, human development, human services, family support, social work, ECE, child development, psychology or another field directly related. These 30 credits may be included in the degree or in addition to the degree; or a DCYF approved credential from a Family/Social Service program; or a WA State ECE Home Visitor Certificate; or a Home Visitor CDA credential.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working in an early learning environment.
  • Current pediatric CPR/1st Aid certificate/blood borne certification *or able to obtain by hire
  • Current WA State Department of Health Food Workers Card. *or able to obtain by hire
  • Tested negative on the Mantoux Tuberculosis (TB) skin test in the past 12 months.
  • Completed training in preventing, identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect.
  • Knowledge of Early Achievers Quality Standards (including ECERS-R and CLASS) and ELMS
  • Knowledge of ECEAP Performance Standards, MERIT, and Creative Curriculum Gold data systems.
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivate, prioritize work & manage time effectively
  • Ability to keep and maintain organized child, family, and classroom files and documentation.
  • Excellent written & verbal communications skills and proven ability to act in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural relevancy, diversity & inclusion.
  • Proficient using all Microsoft Office programs and be able to pass criminal history background checks.

The ECEAP Family Support Services Associate is a benefited full-time position (32 hours a week). CME provides an extremely competitive salary and benefits package and has a strong emphasis on work-life balance. CME was voted one of the top 35 Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest three years in a row (2018, 2019 & 2020) by the Spokane Journal of Business and Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI).

For more information please contact: HR@community-minded.org

No phone calls or in-person queries please.

Community-Minded Enterprises is recruiting for a Recovery Support Services Associate

This position supports the overall mission and vision of Community-Minded Enterprises, the Recovery Café and the Recovery Community Services Program.

The Recovery Support Services Associate will work directly with the Recovery Support Services (RSS) Program Coordinator to assist in facilitation of the program, case coordinator, and broker of services for individuals in collaboration with the designated referral entities.  The development of individual’s recovery care plans; provides recovery coaching; crisis intervention and supports individuals on their recovery journey.

Assist people to eliminate barriers to services and monitors client progress, uses a person-centered approach to working with individuals in recovery.  Works closely with persons with opioid use disorders, medication assisted treatment, and persons with a history of overdoses.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the program coordinator in the implementation and continuation of the program
  • Assist in the development of program materials, tracking systems, GIPRA data and outreach services
  • Conducts outreach of the program to referral sources and the community
  • Conducts initial intakes, assures that clients understand processes, & completes necessary paperwork
  • Work with clients to develop their recovery plans and conducts the GIPRA interviews
  • Strong desire to support people in their recovery from addiction to substances/mental health difficulties

Qualifications:

  • AA in Addiction Studies or similar field or minimum of 4 years’ experience working in the field of substance use disorders and/or mental health. Additional desired qualifications: CCAR Recovery Coach Certificate and WA Certified Peer Counselor or ability to acquire within 90 days of employment
  • Knowledge base in Medication Assisted Treatment preferred.  Knowledge of the Medicaid transformation and bi-directional integration helpful.
  • A demonstrated comfort level working with people and situations that can feel frustrating, unclear, and seemingly hopeless; Ability to work with a positive attitude in stressful situations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural relevancy, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivates, prioritizes work, and manages time effectively.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and proven ability to act in a professional manner.
  • Flexible, enthusiastic, organized, and demonstrates a positive attitude.
  • Computer literate and proficient using all Microsoft Office program.
  • Must have current, valid driver’s license, insurance, and access to reliable transportation; plus, able to pass a criminal history background check.

Individuals with personal experience in recovery preferred.  If the candidate is in recovery from alcohol or substance abuse, they must have a minimum of two years accumulated sobriety time.

The Recovery Support Services Associate is a benefited full-time position. CME provides an extremely competitive salary and benefits package and has a strong emphasis on work-life balance. CME was voted one of the top 35 Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest three years in a row (2018, 2019 & 2020) by the Spokane Journal of Business and Greater Spokane Incorporated.

For more information please contact: HR@community-minded.org

No phone calls or in-person queries please.

 

Community-Minded Enterprises is recruiting for a Recovery Support Services Administrative Associate

This position supports the overall mission and vision of Community-Minded Enterprises & the Recovery Support Services (RSS) Team. The Recovery Support Services Administrative Associate will work directly with the Recovery Team to assist in facilitation of the programs, including offering general administrative support, acting as the customer service point of contact and management of the tracking, inputting, and record keeping data.

The RSS program strives to assist people eliminate barriers to services, monitors client progress, and uses a person-centered approach to work with individuals in recovery.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the program in the general implementation and continuation of the grant guidelines.
  • Assist in the development of program materials, tracking systems, GPRA information, and outreach.
  • Conducts outreach of the program to referral sources and the community as needed.
  • Provides support to the team by facilitating schedules and managing project deliverables.
  • Assists in the completion of necessary paperwork; including applications, releases, and vouchers.
  • Strong desire to support people in their recovery from addiction to substances and co-occurring mental health difficulties.

Qualifications:

  • AA degree in Addiction Studies or similar fields preferred & minimum two or more years’ experience working in a business office in an administrative role preferred or a combination of education and experience.
  • Previous experience working in the field of substance use disorders and/or mental health preferred.
  • Proficient using all Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, & PowerPoint).
  • Ability to maintain timely documenting and data entry into tracking system.
  • Experience organizing, tracking, and disseminating large amounts of data.
  • Strong facilitation and community collaboration skills.
  • Experience tracking, managing, and meeting weekly and monthly project goals and deliverables.
  • A demonstrated comfort level working with people and situations that can feel frustrating, unclear, and seemingly hopeless; Ability to work with a positive attitude in stressful situations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural relevancy, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivate, prioritize workload, and manage time effectively.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with proven ability to act in a professional manner.
  • Must be able to work occasional evening & weekend hours and able to pass required background checks.

The Recovery Support Services Administrative Associate is a fully benefited full-time position. CME provides an extremely competitive salary and benefits package and has a strong emphasis on work-life balance. CME was voted one of the top 35 Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest three years in a row (2018, 2019 & 2020) by the Spokane Journal of Business and Greater Spokane Incorporated.

For more information please contact: HR@community-minded.org

No phone calls or in-person queries please.

 

If you have questions or need more information on any of our openings, please contact HR@community-minded.org
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