Seasonal Food Pantry & Thrift Store Associate

The Seasonal Food Pantry & Thrift Store Associate directly supports the operation of FIRC’s thrift store and food pantry in person. The Associate reports to the Food Pantry & Thrift Store Manager and receives some direction from the Food Pantry Coordinator and/or the STT Supervisor. The Associate will assist with all food pantry and thrift store related business at all locations. This position is also responsible for complying with and enforcing various safety protocols related to COVID-19. 

Our benefits include: 

 Seasonal full-time (32 hrs/week) or part-time (20 hrs/week) positions available with competitive pay of $16-$17/hour 

 Paid break time 

 Mileage reimbursement 

 Seasonal term is through December 2020, but interruptions in or extensions to the term could happen, depending on community need, federal, state and county regulations, and available funding 

 Seasonal positions are not eligible for benefits such as health insurance, PTO, Holiday pay, etc. 

 All employees are eligible for state and federally mandated emergency paid sick leave benefits if criteria are met 

The person we are looking for is: 

★ Eager to work in a fast-paced and movement-oriented environment 

★ Dependable and responsible team player 

★ Flexible and able to navigate a variety of tasks that come up based on community and client need 

Primary duties: 

  • Greet donors, clients, and customers; answer questions, establish rapport, and educate community on available resources 
  • Sort and organize all donations and products and assist with large food donations and orders 
  • Understand all thrift store and food pantry operations and enforce cleanliness, safety, and organizational protocols 
  • Work drive-thru food pantry shifts as scheduled while collecting and reporting data 
  • Participate in thrift store operations including: sales activities, opening and closing, counting money, processing vouchers, running credit card payments, handling merchandise 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Work with Food Pantry Coordinator to guide volunteers through shifts 
  • Communicate food pantry and thrift needs to Coordinator, Supervisor, and Manager as appropriate 
  • Pick up and deliver items between locations and from partner organizations
  • Thrive in a continuous learning environment, train and take on new tasks as needed for both food pantry and thrift store operations 

General requirements of the position include: 

  • Effectively demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills, ideally in English and Spanish 
  • Excellent customer service skills 
  • Able to pass a background check and E-Verify 
  • Honesty, integrity, and responsiveness to the needs of diverse cultures 
  • Scheduling flexibility, with the understanding that factors outside of FIRC’s control may require the closure of the store with little advance notice 
  • Ability to learn computer-based programs, software and technology as required 
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred Direct service and/or retail experience preferred 
  • Have a valid driver’s license and reliable personal transportation to commute between locations across Summit County throughout the workday 

Physical requirements of the position include: 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and twist 
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds 
  • Use of hands to handle, feel, grasp, and operate objects and tools, and reach and lift with hands and arms 
  • Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of equipment 
  • The employee is frequently required to operate their personal motor vehicle for work assignments 

About us: 

Serving its community since 1993, the Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) is a non-profit organization that aims to enhance the quality of life in Summit County by providing information, assistance and education to families, immigrants and refugees. The FIRC operates Summit Thrift & Treasure (STT), non-profit thrift store from which all proceeds benefit FIRC programming. The FIRC fosters collaboration among community agencies and businesses and advocates for family and cultural competence. 

There are two ways to apply. All applications must be received by Wednesday,  September 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm.  

  1. Complete an online application via this link:   https://firc.formstack.com/forms/employment_application 

or 

  1. Send cover letter and resume to: Ruth Hendricks at ruthh@summitfirc.org 

The Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) does not discriminate based on race, color, gender, national origin, creed, ancestry, religion, age, disability, sexual expression or veteran status.  

FIRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

Accounting Specialist/Accountant

Job summary: 

The Accounting Specialist/Accountant is a full-time year-round position that reports directly to the Director of Finance, Operations, & HR. The Accounting Specialist/Accountant will perform all day-to-day accounting activities including: payroll, accounts payable and receivable, credit card and bank reconciliations, support for annual audit, management of contracts, HR Backup, and financial administration of employee benefits.  

Our benefits include: 

  • Paid training, certifications, professional development, growth opportunities with competitive pay $20-30/hr.  
  • Comprehensive health insurance, dental and vision package and retirement plan with company match 
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays 
  • Centrally located office in Breckenridge with some opportunity for remote work, with flexible working hours Monday – Friday with opportunity to move to a 4-day work week 

The person we are looking for will: 

  • Maintain high standards of accuracy and efficiency 
  • Take initiative, and is self-driven and solution-oriented 
  • Pay close attention to detail and be able to work within strict timelines 
  • Be adaptable to changing priorities, as determined by organization, community, and funder requirements 

Primary duties: 

  • Process accounts payables/receivables, cash receipts, payroll, utilities, revenue and expenditure variance analysis, capital assets reconciliations, balance sheet reconciliations 
  • Maintain Financial Edge database, including processing and tracking all Accounts Payable and Receivables 
  • Submit Payroll bi-weekly, ensuring that Payroll deductions are correct in Payroll system for wages and benefits 
  • Process Credit Card payments and ensure timely reconciliation of Credit card accounts 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Assist with monthly reconciliation for bank and investment accounts 
  • Support Yearly Audits with outside Accounting Firm  
  • Communicate with vendors, community partners, and staff to ensure accurate and timely payments 
  • Manage contracts, specifically those related to operations and IT 
  • Backup HR with Benefits, new hires, employee support 

General requirements of the position include: 

  • Degree in Accounting and/or five years of experience in an accounting role 
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) strongly preferred  
  • Knowledge of and experience using Financial Edge preferred 
  • Knowledge of and experience using Paylocity preferred 
  • Skills with Microsoft Office suite and the ability to learn to use other web-based systems and databases 
  • Driver License and reliable yearround transportation is preferred; ability to report to the Breckenridge office in person is required 
  • Pass a background check and e-verify 
  • Mathematical aptitude and strong number sense, along with understanding of financial principles 
  • Effectively demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, ideally in English and Spanish 

Physical requirements of the position include: 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Use of hands to handle, feel, grasp, and operate objects and tools, and reach and lift with hands and arms
  • Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of equipment
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, sit, walk, stoop, and kneel 

About us: 

Serving its community since 1993, the Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) is a non-profit organization that aims to enhance the quality of life in Summit County by providing information, assistance and education to families, immigrants and refugees. The FIRC operates Summit Thrift & Treasure (STT), a non-profit thrift store from which all proceeds benefit FIRC programming. The FIRC fosters collaboration among community agencies and businesses and advocates for family and cultural competence. 

To apply send cover letter and resume to: Ruth Hendricks at ruthh@summitfirc.org by Friday, October 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm. 

The Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, creed, ancestry, religion, age, disability, sexual expression or veteran status. 

FIRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

Bilingual Health Navigator

Job summary: 

The Health Navigator is a Full-Time year-round position, reporting directly to the Community Health Supervisor. They will work with individuals and families to assist with enrollment in health insurance and other public benefits, connection to community resources, and advocacy. The Health Navigator will act in the client’s best interest, operate with honesty and integrity, and conduct follow-ups to achieve the best possible outcomes. The Health Navigator is responsible to enter timely and accurate data as an essential part of the services provided. 

Our benefits include: 

  • Paid training, certifications, professional development, growth opportunities with competitive pay $18-19/hour 
  • Comprehensive health insurance, dental and vision package, and retirement plan with company match 
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays 
  • Remote work environment and/or centrally located offices in Breckenridge and Silverthorne with a combination of scheduled and flexible working hours Monday-Friday, and the opportunity to move to a 4-day work week 

The person we are looking for will: 

  • Be detailed oriented and autonomous 
  • Have excellent people/customer service skills 
  • Possess excellent time and stress management skills
  • Engage in ongoing learning to be flexible and adaptable  

Primary duties: 

  • Conduct the standard number of weekly appointments, as set by the Community Health Supervisor, to assist individuals and families in submitting and troubleshooting Private, Medicaid and CHP+ insurance applications 
  • Assist individuals and families during appointments to understand and apply for health insurance tax credits  
  • Conduct appointments and phone calls to assist individuals and families in completing applications for public benefits and accessing additional community supports  
  • Conduct follow-upstrack progress, and enter all required data in a timely and accurate fashion 
  • Attend meetings, check-ins, and trainings as scheduled 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Approach work and personal interactions from a strengths-based perspective, emphasizing strengths, resources, and opportunities 
  • Perform outreach to clients and with community partners to offer additional services, information, and advocacy as needed 
  • Serve as a local source of information on Medicaid/CHP+ and Marketplace insurance programs, including staying up to date on key changes that may affect eligibility or the application process 
  • Communicate promptly and effectively with staff, clients, and community partners via e-mail, phone, or other communication tools identified by the organization 

General requirements of the position include: 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, in Social Work, Human Service, Public Health or related experience 
  • Computer skills including but not limited to: Microsoft Office suite, web-based video conferencing, and the ability to learn program-specific database entry 
  • Pass a background check and e-verify 
  • Effectively demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Spanish 

Physical requirements of the position include: 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Use of hands to handle, feel, grasp, and operate objects and tools, and reach and lift with hands and arms  
  • Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and telephones 
  • The employee is frequently required to sit and/or stand at a work station/desk 
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds  

About us: 

Serving its community since 1993, the Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) is a non-profit organization that aims to enhance the quality of life in Summit County by providing information, assistance and education to families, immigrants and refugees. The FIRC operates Summit Thrift & Treasure (STT), a non-profit thrift store from which all proceeds benefit FIRC programming. The FIRC fosters collaboration among community agencies and businesses and advocates for family and cultural competence. 

To apply send cover letter and resume to: Ruth Hendricks at RuthH@summitfirc.org by Friday, October 2 2020 at 1:00pm. 

The Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, creed, ancestry, religion, age, disability, sexual expression or veteran status. 

FIRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Seasonal Health Navigator

Job summary: 

The Seasonal Health Navigator, reporting directly to the Community Health Supervisor, will meet one on one with individuals and families to assist with health insurance enrollment, resources and advocacy. The Health Navigator will act in the client’s best interest, operate with honesty and integrity and conduct follow-ups to achieve the best possible outcomes. This position provides additional support to year round staff during the Open Enrollment period and has a seasonal commitment from October 1, 2020 – January 31, 2021. 

Our benefits include: 

  • Paid training, certifications, professional development, growth opportunities with competitive pay $20-22/hour  
  • Part Time/Seasonal positions are not eligible for health insurance, PTO, Holiday Pay, etc.  
  • Remote work opportunity with the possibility of office use; FIRC will provide a computer to use for job duties 
  • Part Time or Full Time positions available, depending on candidate’s preference and program needs 

The person we are looking for will: 

  • Be detailed oriented and autonomous 
  • Excellent people/customer service skills 
  • Possess excellent time and stress management skills 

Primary duties: 

  • Assist individuals and families in submitting and troubleshooting Private, Medicaid and CHP+ insurance applications 
  • Assist individuals and families to understand and apply for health insurance tax credits  
  • Perform outreach to identify and contact families eligible for, but not enrolled, in health related programs 
  • Conduct follow-ups and track progress in a timely fashion 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Perform outreach with community partners and offer additional services, information, and advocacy as needed 
  • Serve as a local source of information on Medicaid/CHP+ and Marketplace insurance programs, including staying up to date on key changes that may affect eligibility or the application process 
  • Approach work from a “strengths-based” perspective, emphasizing strengths, resources, and opportunities 

General requirements of the position include: 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, in Social Work, Human Service, Public Health or related experience 
  • Skills in Microsoft Office products and the ability to learn program-specific database navigation and web-based system data entry 
  • Pass a background check and e-verify 
  • Effectively demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills in English; Bilingual English-Spanish preferred 

Physical requirements of the position include: 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Use of hands to handle, feel, grasp, and operate objects and tools, and reach and lift with hands and arms  
  • Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and telephones 
  • The employee is frequently required to sit and/or stand at a work station/desk 
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds  

About us: 

Serving its community since 1993, the Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) is a non-profit organization that aims to enhance the quality of life in Summit County by providing information, assistance and education to families, immigrants and refugees. FIRC fosters collaboration among community agencies and businesses and advocates for family and cultural competence. 

To apply send cover letter and resume to: Ruth Hendricks at RuthH@summitfirc.org by Friday, October 2, 2020, 1:00 pm. 

The Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, creed, ancestry, religion, age, disability, sexual expression or veteran status. 

FIRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.