Employment

Why Work at Sister Carmen Community Center?

  • Casual, family and dog friendly environment that values work-life balance
  • Generous paid time off and benefits. In addition to paid vacation and sick days, staff receives a week of paid time off for the winter holidays and New Years.
  • Opportunities for continued training and education in the Human Services field
  • Opportunities for employee engagement, including drum circles, ice cream socials, and more

Current Opportunities

Comptroller – Part Time

(35 – 40 hours per month; 60 hours per month from June 15th – September 30th)
Job Reports To: Chief Executive Officer
Starting Salary: $45- $60 per hour, depending on experience

Job Description Summary:

This position is responsible for the financial operations of Sister Carmen Community Center (SCCC).  In coordination with outside accountant is responsible for oversight and preparation of accounting records, budgets, preparation of monthly financial reports, and other reports as may be requested related to financial records.

Essential Functions:

(An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions.  These examples do not include all of the functions which the employee may be expected to perform.)

  • Manages processes for financial forecasting and budgeting for reporting to the CEO and the Board of Directors (BOD).
  • Oversees all segments of the general accounting function, including the maintenance of the general ledger, preparation of financial statements, reconciliation of accounts, fixed asset tracking and budgeting.
  • Prepares for annual fiscal audit. Acts as a liaison with auditors to provide them with materials necessary to complete their audits.  Manages relations with external auditors.
  • Ensures that all federal and state payroll tax filings are complete, accurate and are filed on a timely basis.
  • Reviews actual performance against budgeted performance. Prepares reports explaining budget deviations and overall financial performance for CEO and BOD.
  • Implements financial operational best practices.
  • Ensures that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies.
  • Updates and implements all necessary business policies and accounting practices; amends and updates accounting policy and procedure manual as may be required by changes to generally accepted accounting principles or regulatory rules.

Minimum Job Requirements/Competencies:

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.  May perform other duties as assigned. Regular attendance is an essential function. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree (B B.A.) in Accounting or Finance. 7+ years of progressively responsible professional accounting experience with a small to mid-sized organization, preferably nonprofit. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Valid Colorado Driver’s License and evidence of insurability.
  • Experience in partnering and collaborating with an executive leadership team.
  • Experience working with external auditors and accountants to prepare for annual audit.
  • Proven technical, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to develop effective reports and technical documentation.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret grants, contracts, financial reports, accounting standards, and government documents.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from regulatory agencies.
  • Ability to write procedural manuals, business letters and text for publication.
  • Ability to present information to staff, management, and the Board of Directors.
  • Business acumen.
  • FASB and GAAP knowledge.
  • Proficient in Quickbooks accounting software, MS office, Excel
  • Knowledge of the local nonprofit community a plus.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Highly organized and efficient with use of time.
  • Effective communicator both orally and in writing, possessing good organization and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly ethical and understands the need for confidentiality of financial information.

Desired Qualifications:

Certified Public Accountant

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Frequent Sitting, occasional walking throughout the building.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Office environment. Moderate Noise.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Trish Devlin, HR Mgr. at trish@sistercarmen.org.

The selected candidate will need to authorize a background check and we participate in E-Verify.

Summer Driver/Warehouse Assistant – Full-Time

Job Description Summary: Responsible for driving delivery truck to pick up merchandise and/or food donations and deliver to donors, Thrift Store and Aspen Ridge.  Assisting in organization and planning of the Warehouse.

Essential Functions: (An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions.  These examples do not include all of the functions which the employee may be expected to perform)

  1. Coordinates with the Facilities/ Operations Director and Office Manager to schedule donations pick-ups.
  2. Drives the truck to scheduled store pickups.  Cultivates strong relationships with vendors.
  3. Drives the truck to scheduled donor pickups.  Picks up acceptable donations and provides donor with a receipt.  Thanks donors.
  4. Monitor traffic conditions to avoid delays.
  5. Read and interpret maps and GPS directions.
  6. Unloads the truck and places merchandise in the Food Bank, Thrift Store, or Donations Area.
  7. Completes route logs and reports.
  8. Builds and maintains quality, effective working relationships with internal and external customers.
  9. Promotes and demonstrates teamwork and cooperation.
  10. Assists in the organization and planning of the warehouse.
  11. Assists with sorting electronics and recycling/trash.
  12. Assists with inspections of buildings, follows safety protocol and informs staff of any concerns or problems.
  13. May be trained to use hand-jack and forklift.
  14. Immediately advises supervisor of significant and unexpected problems.
  15. Assists customers and donors with loading and unloading of merchandise when needed.
  16. Abides by all Colorado Motor Vehicle laws.
  17. Practices Department of Transportation safety regulations and safety standards.
  18. Adheres to and upholds safety workplace practices; demonstrates responsible use of SCCC Information Technology equipment and adheres to SCCC IT protocols.
  19. Abides by SCCC Driving and Traffic Policy.
  20. Other duties as needed and assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.  May perform other duties as assigned. Regular attendance is an essential function. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Job Requirements/Competencies:

HS diploma or GED

Proven working experience as a delivery driver

Must possess excellent customer service skills and be able to effectively interact with a diverse array of people.

Able to up to lift 50lbs. on a regular basis, team assistance on lifting more than 50 lbs.

Possess and maintain valid driver’s license

Possess and maintain clean Motor Vehicle Record

Excellent organizational and time management skills

Desired Qualifications:

Basic knowledge of maintenance repair and basic knowledge of landscaping.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Constant sitting; Frequent walking; stooping, pushing, carrying, bending.  Frequent lifting up to 25- 50 lbs with assistance of another team member

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Warehouse environment, highway and residential driving

Please submit cover letter and resume to Trish Devlin, HR Mgr. at trish@sistercarmen.org.

The selected candidate will need to authorize a background check and we participate in E-Verify.

Individual and Family Advocate

Job Description Summary:

An Individual & Family Advocate is responsible for meeting with participants in crisis, assessing their needs and strengths, developing a service plan in partnership with the family and carrying out the necessary coordination to facilitate identified goals.

Essential Functions: (An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions.  These examples do not include all of the functions which the employee may be expected to perform)

  1. Meet with families on a regular basis to coordinate service plans to provide support in achieving participants identified goals
  2. Responsible for making fiscally responsible decisions around providing participants with financial assistance to assist them with rent, utilities, prescriptions, medical co-pays or other needed areas.
  3. Assist participants with determining eligibility for public benefits and accessing applicable resources, benefits and/or services.
  4. Complete thorough documentation of all work done with participants in Boulder County Connects (BCC) performance management software.
  5. Attend interagency and community meetings on a regular basis and as needed.
  6. Participate in clinical supervision monthly.
  7. Conduct home visits as needed per family situation.
  8. Connect families with appropriate community resources and referrals.
  9. Work closely with various Boulder County Housing and Human Services programs.
  10. Screens and makes appropriate referrals to housing stabilization programs such as EFAA, and BCHHS HSP
  11. Participate in ongoing professional development and skills, practice with IFA team.
  12. Stays current with trends, patterns and issues to recommend changes and implement necessary changes to SCCC programs.
  13. May supervise or lead an IFA advocacy program
  14. Remain dedicated to regular continuing education opportunities.
  15. Adheres to and upholds safety workplace practices; demonstrates responsible use of SCCC Information Technology equipment and adheres to SCCC IT protocols.

Minimum Job Requirements/Competencies:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.  May perform other duties as assigned. Regular attendance is an essential function. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Bachelor’s degree.
  2. Degree in the field of Social Work, Child or Human Development, Psychology or other related human services field preferred.
  3. A minimum of 2 years job related experience in the human services field preferred.
  4. Knowledgeable about local community resources.
  5. Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and multi-task.
  6. Flexible, proactive, adaptable and able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  7. Strong computer skills with a willingness to learn new programs and databases.
  8. Must be able to work with a diverse workgroups and serve families with diverse economic, social, racial and cultural backgrounds.
  9. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationship with individuals who may not share the same value system or behavior norms.
  10. Ability to work with challenging participants and de-escalate difficult situations.
  11. Maintain a professional and confidential work environment.
  12. Ability to be extremely collaborative with partner and referring agencies and their staff.
  13. Complete the 90 hour Family Development Credential within one year of hire.
  14. Complete 15 hour Strength Based service delivery training.

Desired Qualifications

  1. Experience practicing in a strengths based, client- centered modality.
  2. Training and/or experience in Motivational Interviewing.
  3. Familiarity with Substance Abuse and Mental Health issues.
  4. Experience working with a Family Resource Center Model.
  5. Bilingual, other languages.
  6. Supervisory experience; Leadership ability.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  40 hours per week scheduled generally Monday through Friday.  Occasional evenings and Saturdays as needed.  Work will be conducted in the office, community, through home visits and at other community agencies.  Flexibility around service delivery will be essential.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Frequent sitting, Occasional walking, standing

Please submit cover letter and resume to Trish Devlin, HR Mgr. at trish@sistercarmen.org.

The selected candidate will need to authorize a background check and we participate in E-Verify.