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

Nutrition and Healthy Living Manager – Sister Carmen Community Center

Job Description Summary:

The Nutrition and Healthy Living Manager is responsible for direct oversight of food bank, community garden and healthy living program operations, and community engagement and coordination for food drives.  Directly supervises Food Bank Coordinator and Community Garden Coordinator. Oversees contract workers for healthy living programs, including exercise class instructors. This position reports to the Director of Programs.

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)

  • Monitor food bank inventory and trends to ensure sufficient quantity and quality of food is available.
  • Identify, engage, and cultivate relationships with community individuals, corporations, organizations, schools, faith-based and community organizations, and grocery stores to increase food drive donations and donors.
  • Work closely with Director of Development, Operations/Facilities Director, and Volunteer Director in respect to food drives and in-kind donations.
  • Ensure all incoming and outgoing pounds of food and household items are accounted for. Create and send monthly food inventory reports to Comptroller.
  • Complete Community Food Share (CFS) monthly reports; participate in weekly meetings to discuss CFS orders.
  • Supervision of direct reports- train, develop and coach in positions and career
  • Participate in monthly leadership, supervision, staff and team meetings
  • Provide backup intake to Food Bank Advocates as needed.
  • Work closely with various Boulder County Housing and Human Services programs and other community based organizations.
  • Work closely with the Advocate Manager and Advocate team to communicate about mutual participants.
  • Assist participants on the food bank floor as needed, provide back-up to staff
  • Coordinate outreach to food bank participants to inform them of upcoming classes and training opportunities at the center.
  • Evaluate and implement needed changes and best practices to food bank program through annual food bank participant survey.
  • Conduct outreach and coordination for food drives
  • Coordinate with relevant outside organizations to conduct outreach in food bank
  • Teach Eating Smart Being Active (ESBA) courses for SCCC, and/or other related courses on nutrition and healthy living.
  • Encourage nutritious choices and healthy living to participants on food bank shopping floor.
  • Conduct Food Bank Volunteer Training as needed
  • Facilitate Quarterly Food Bank Lead Meetings
  • Remain dedicated to regular continuing education opportunities.
  • Adheres to and upholds safety workplace practices; demonstrates responsible use of SCCC Information Technology equipment and adheres to SCCC IT protocols.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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.

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of Social Work, Nonprofit Management, Communications or other related human services field required, or additional years of experience in lieu of
  • A minimum of 2 years job related experience in the human services field.
  • Strong planning, organizational, and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Two or more year’s Supervisory experience
  • Project Management skills
  • Flexible, proactive, adaptable and able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Strong computer skills with a willingness to learn new programs and databases.
  • Must be able to work with a diverse workgroups and serve families with diverse economic, social, racial and cultural backgrounds.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationship with individuals who may not share the same value system or behavior norms.
  • Maintain a professional and confidential work environment.
  • Ability to be extremely collaborative with partner and referring agencies and their staff; influential in improving mission of SCCC
  • Knowledge of food, nutrition and/or restaurant service experience.
  • Knowledgeable about local community resources.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience practicing in strengths based client- centered modality.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience working in Human Services.
  • Experience with Boulder County Connect Database or related databases, and Excel
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Office environment. Moderate Noise.

  • Flexible schedule necessary for daytime, evening and/or weekend classes as participant needs determine
  • Salary range:  $43,000 – $48,000

Please submit cover letter and resume to Trish Devlin 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.