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

Advocacy Manager

Advocacy Manager – Sister Carmen Community Center

Job Description Summary:

The Advocacy Manager is responsible for the supervision, development and support of the Advocate Team for SCCC.  The team consists of seven Advocates, which includes two Lead positions. Provide strategic input for implementing and improving Advocacy program at SCCC.  Responsible for the overall quality of family service plan implementation. Ensure commitment to the Family Resource Center Association (FRCA) Family Strengthening Rating tool. Work closely with members of Leadership in attaining the organization’s mission and goals.  This position will provide key representation at community meetings.

 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. Develop and coach Advocates in their roles, responsibilities and skills to ensure collaboration across program areas, and to ensure that high quality support services are provided.
  2. Ensure that Advocates are utilizing Strengths Based approaches with families.
  3. Ensure that Advocates are utilizing all community resources and referrals in their family service planning.
  4. Monitoring of monthly direct financial assistance budgets
  5. Responsible for making fiscally responsible decisions around direct financial assistance awards to participants.
  6. Complete thorough documentation of all work done with participants in Boulder County Connect performance management software.
  7. Supervise data entry by Advocates into BCC software.
  8. Attend interagency and community meetings on a regular basis and as needed.
  9. Work closely with Family Resource Center Association (FRCA) staff for continued assistance in implementation of a Family Resource Center Model of service delivery.
  10. Work closely with Parent and Community Education, Nutrition and Healthy Living programs and other departments to create a cohesive team.
  11. Respond to participant complaints in a respectful, strength-based and professional way.
  12. Participate in clinical supervision monthly.
  13. Meet with families as needed to coordinate service plans and provide support in achieving participant identified goals
  14. Conduct home visits as needed per family situation.
  15. Work closely with various Boulder County Housing and Human Services programs.
  16. Remain dedicated to regular continuing education opportunities.
  17. Adheres to and upholds safety workplace practices; demonstrates responsible use of SCCC Information Technology equipment and adheres to SCCC IT protocols.

Other Functions:

  • May oversee other SCCC program(s).

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, Child or Human Development, Psychology or other related human services field required.
  • A minimum of 5 years job related experience in the human services field.
  • 2 plus years supervisory experience.
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and multi-task.
  • 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 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.
  • Complete the 90 hour Family Development Credential within one year of hire.
  • Knowledgeable about local community resources.
  • Ability to lead, inspire and empower a team, using and modeling a strength-based approach.
  • Demonstrate organizational and non-profit knowledge and savvy in navigating effectively.

Desired Qualifications

  • Masters degree in human services related field.
  • Experience practicing in strengths based client-centered modality.
  • Training and/or experience in Motivational Interviewing.
  • Familiarity with Substance Abuse and Mental Health issues.
  • Ability to converse in Spanish.
  • Strong preference will be given to individuals who have both direct service case management background in addition to management and/or supervisory experience. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Office environment. Moderate Noise.

  • Flexible schedule necessary for daytime, evening and/or weekend classes as participant needs determine

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.