Accounting Clerk

Serving Summit County since 1993, the Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) is a non-profit organization with a mission to support stable families by offering direct basic needs assistance, referrals to community resources, parenting education, and health and nutrition education to families in the community. The FIRC has program offices in Silverthorne and Breckenridge.  The FIRC also operates two Summit Thrift & Treasure non-profit thrift stores, with all proceeds benefitting FIRC programs. The FIRC fosters collaboration among community agencies and businesses and advocates for family and cultural competence.

 

The Accounting Clerk will report directly to the Financial Director.  We are looking for a reliable person to perform, monitor and evaluate all day-to-day accounting activities including payroll. The position is full-time weekdays with some flexibility and is located in FIRC’s Breckenridge office. FIRC offers full benefits, including health insurance, paid time off, and a 403b retirement plan.

 

Responsibilities of the Accounting Clerk position include but are not limited to:

  • Process accounts payables/receivables, cash receipts, general ledger, payroll, utilities, treasury, revenue and expenditure variance analysis, capital assets reconciliations, check runs, fixed asset activity, debt activity etc
  • Maintain Financial Edge database, including processing and tracking all Accounts Payable and Receivables
  • Assist with monthly reconciliation for bank and investment accounts
  • Confirms financial status by monitoring revenue and expenses; coordinating the collection, consolidation, and evaluation of financial data.
  • Maintains financial security by enforcing internal controls.
  • Submit Payroll bi-weekly

General requirements of the position include:

  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to multi-task and manipulate large amounts of data
  • Administrative experience and team leadership
  • BS degree in accounting (or 5+ years Accounting Experience)
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong PC computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Office products
  • Strong knowledge of Financial Edge or other accounting software

Starting salary range: Commensurate with experience

 

Benefits: FIRC offers health insurance with dependent coverage (FIRC pays 80% of employee premium), a 403b retirement plan with a 3% match, generous vacation package, and professional development opportunities.

 

For more information, see www.Summitfirc.org. To apply please submit cover letter and resume to MarthaL@summitfirc.org

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.

 

Families United Parent Educator

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 nonprofit thrift store for which all proceeds benefit FIRC programming. The FIRC fosters collaboration among community agencies and businesses and advocates for family and cultural competence.

 

The Parent Educator will report to the Families United Program Manager and is responsible for providing families with parenting support, and information on child development during the crucial early years of life. The Parent Educator will build an on-going relationship with each family to encourage and support every parent to be the first and best teacher of their child.  The Parent Educator will accomplish this by providing education in the form of personal home visits, facilitating group meetings to bring families together, conducting developmental screenings, and sharing linkages to a network of resources for parents and children.  This is a full time position with flexible hours.  FIRC offers health insurance and a 403b plan.

 

Primary Duties:

  • Schedule and deliver home visits to a caseload of English and Spanish speaking families 1-2 times monthly
  • Provide on-going casework support to assigned families to promote stability
  • Written and verbal bilingual communication with families in English and Spanish
  • Organize and assist with interactive and educational group events for families
  • Complete and maintain records of home visits and casework notes using online database
  • Collect and manage data in relation to Families United program requirements
  • Collaborate with partnering agencies to offer comprehensive services for families

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide parenting support and education to families through home visitation, casework and group meetings
  • Assess family need and provide developmentally appropriate information, guidance and support to parents
  • Complete all required documentation regarding home visits, attendance records, screening summaries, essential records in a timely and comprehensive manner
  • Demonstrate an appropriate level of knowledge about what promotes optimal parent-child interaction and apply to create successful group socializations
  • Demonstrate an appropriate level of knowledge of children ages birth to kindergarten
  • Represent agency and program at various community events or meetings
  • Coordinate services with other community programs and resources
  • Attend all required trainings in order to perform home visitation using the Parents as Teachers curriculum and various developmental screening tools
  • Apply high level skills in protecting each client’s right to confidentiality
  • Participate in regular, relationships-based reflective supervision with program manager and engage in setting personal goals for professional development
  • Engage in on-going learning about issues related to cultural sensitivity and competency

 

General requirements of the position include:

  • Early Childhood Education degree or applicable experience
  • Degree from related field such as, social work, psychology, family studies, or education
  • Bilingual communication skills in English and Spanish, both verbal and written
  • Knowledge of philosophy of strength based approach when working with families
  • Ability to encourage consistent and on-going participation from families in all of required Parents as Teachers home visits and group socializations
  • Ability to develop trusting relationships with parents as a model for parent-child relationships
  • Willingness to establish and maintain appropriate professional relationship with families, including families from diverse cultures
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to be flexible
  • Ability to take initiative and identify and develop systems to work efficiently
  • Knowledgeable of community resources in order to make appropriate referrals
  • Ability to collect and manage data while practicing confidentiality
  • Use time and resources effectively to meet job requirements

Please send resume to: Noelle Sivon at Noelles@summitfirc.org or call 970-262-3888

 

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

FIRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

COMMUNITY RESOURCE COORDINATOR

In order to improve education and economic outcomes for both parent and child, Coordinator will use a two generation (2Gen) approach to assess and coordinate community services and programs. To improve family mental health, Coordinator will partner with agencies to assess barriers and create collaborative solutions and strategies to remove those barriers for families.  Extensive training provided. This is a full-time position funded through a multiyear grant called the 2GO Pilot Program. FIRC offers competitive salary and benefits, including health insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan, and paid time off.

 GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Create a system for ongoing partner communication and coordination of services
  • Create systems for: assessing current community services through a 2Gen lens; assessing family barriers; and collaborative solution making
  • Develop and maintain relationships with community partners necessary to remain up-to-date in the knowledge of available services and resources in the area
  • Use strengths-based communication and approach to working with partners and/or clients
  • Coordinate services in the interest of aiding agency clients to progress toward economic security as it relates to their basic needs, educational, and financial goals
  • Collaborate with clients to provide resources and/or services
  • Provide one-on-one coaching and coordinate community trainings in order to improve agency capacity in improving family economic and education outcomes as well as family mental health and wellbeing
  • Create, implement, track Community Resource work plan including objectives, timeline, tasks and goals
  • Assist with coordination and/or facilitation of 2GO Workshops
  • Create or support creation and maintenance of Community Resource Website
  • Enter data in a timely manner
  • Represent the FIRC and the 2GO program at various community events or meetings
  • Attend and successfully complete all trainings required by the 2GO Grant & FIRC
  • Other job duties as assigned

 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to use a 2Gen and strengths-based approach when working with partners
  • Ability to develop trusting relationships with partners and team
  • Ability to take initiative and identify and develop systems within a program
  • Knowledge of community resources and partners
  • Ability to collect and manage data in a complete and timely manner
  • Ability to set and manage an independent schedule
  • Ability to work in a team and communicate with honesty, integrity, and a sensitivity to the needs and differences of diverse cultures
  • Ability to maintain client confidentiality at all times
  • Flexibility to be placed in different office locations

ALL APPLICANTS WITH THE ABILITY TO EXHIBIT THE ABOVE WILL BE CONSIDERED. HOWEVER, ANY APPLICANT WITH THE FOLLOWING SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WILL BE GIVEN PRIORITY:

 Bachelor’s degree or higher in Social Work, Human Services, or related field or equivalent experience

  • English and Spanish proficiency preferred

For more information or to apply send cover letter and job resume to:

Michel Infante at micheli@summitfirc.org

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.

COLORADO COMMUNITY RESPONSE COUNSELOR

The Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) is a community based non-profit which has been serving Summit County, CO families since 1993 with a mission to support family stability and self-sufficiency.  Colorado Community Response (CCR) is a program of the Colorado Department of Human Services which offers comprehensive voluntary services to families “screened out” of the child welfare system. FIRC’s CCR Caseworker uses a strengths-based approach to assess family needs, and provides goal setting support, appropriate resource referral, financial literacy support, and parenting education, among many other services, in a 12-16 week program. This is a full-time grant funded position. FIRC offers competitive salary and benefits, including health insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan, and paid time off.

GENERAL RESPONSABILITIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Contact families referred from Summit County Human Services to enroll them in the voluntary CCR program
  • Provide strengths-based support to enrolled families through in person consultation
  • Assess family needs and provide ongoing case management and appropriate support, under the supervision of the Program Manager and in collaboration with FIRC’s Family Support team
  • Create, implement, adjust and track family goals
  • Meet grant expectations and CCR report deadlines
  • Complete and maintain all required documentation regarding referrals, assessments, and progress of families through the program in a timely and comprehensive manner
  • Enter weekly data entry in a timely manner
  • Represent the FIRC and the CCR program at various community events or meetings
  • Coordinate with other FIRC and community programs offering services to parents and their children
  • Attend and successfully complete all trainings required by the CCR Program and FIRC.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to use a strengths-based approach when working with families
  • Ability to develop trusting relationships with families
  • Ability to take initiative and identify and develop systems within a program
  • Knowledge of community resources in order to make appropriate referrals
  • Ability to collect and manage data in a complete and timely manner
  • Ability to set and manage an independent schedule
  • Ability to work and communicate with a team with honesty, integrity, and a sensitivity to the needs and differences of diverse cultures
  • Ability to maintain client confidentiality at all times

ALL APPLICANTS WITH THE ABILITY TO EXHIBIT THE ABOVE WILL BE CONSIDERED. HOWEVER, ANY APPLICANT WITH THE FOLLOWING SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WILL BE GIVEN PRIORITY:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Social Work, Human Services, or related field
  • Case Management experience in Social Work, Family Development, or related field for at least 2 years
  • English and Spanish proficiencyv

For more information or to apply send job resume to:

Michel Infante at micheli@summitfirc.org

 

Compañeras de Apoyo para la Salud Emocional

El Centro de Recursos Interculturales para la Familia (FIRC) es una organización sin fines de lucro basada en la comunidad que ha brindado servicios a las familias del Condado de Summit desde 1993 con la misión de apoyar la estabilidad y la autosuficiencia de las familias. Los programas de participación de los padres de FIRC apoyan a los padres de niños en edad escolar y otros adultos en la comunidad a través de la educación, las conexiones sociales y las asociaciones comunitarias. El personal utiliza un enfoque basado en fortalezas para alentar a las familias a mejorar sus habilidades personales, mejorar las relaciones y aumentar el bienestar familiar. Estas son posiciones contratadas a tiempo parcial pagadas por hora, financiadas a través de una subvención de la Fundación Katz Amsterdam. Se proporciona entrenamiento.  FIRC puede proporcionar el espacio de trabajo y la tecnología / herramientas para realizar tareas esenciales si el contratista lo requiere.

RESUMEN

Las Compañeras de Apoyo para la Salud Emocional establecen relaciones de confianza con los clientes del programa, por lo general en los hogares de clientes, para fomentar la mejora de la salud mental y emocional, la reducción del estrés y el bienestar general de los clientes. Esto se logra a través de la educación, la activación del comportamiento, las conexiones sociales, la construcción de resiliencia, la enseñanza de habilidades de afrontamiento y la conexión a los recursos de la comunidad. Los Compañeros de Apoyo para la Salud Emocional participan en un programa que se llama ALMA (Amigas Latinas Motivando el Alma) y pueden denominarse ALMA o Compañeras.

LAS RESPONSABILIDADES GENERALES DE LA POSICIÓN INCLUYEN, PERO NO ESTÁN LIMITADAS A:

  • Comunica claramente los objetivos del programa a los miembros de la comunidad, lo que lleva a una mayor participación en el programa.
  • Asiste a las capacitaciones requeridas que incluyen (pero no se limitan a): Community Health Worker (CHW), Amigas Latinas Motivando el Alma (ALMA), Fortalecimiento de familias y el Marco de factores de protección, Entrevistas motivacionales (MI) y Evaluación de apoyo familiar de Colorado 2.0 (CFSA 2.0 ).
  • Utiliza las conexiones de la comunidad y las relaciones establecidas para identificar e inscribir a los participantes en el programa de apoyo emocional entre compañeros, llamado ALMA.
  • Establece una relación de confianza con los clientes y los apoya para mejorar la salud y el bienestar a través del establecimiento de objetivos, la educación, la promoción y el desarrollo de habilidades.
  • Emite exámenes de salud para ayudar a los clientes a identificar problemas de salud y desarrollar planes y metas de salud / gestión social.
  • Utiliza técnicas de entrevista motivacional y un enfoque basado en fortalezas para desarrollar y mantener en colaboración un plan de atención individualizado con cada cliente.
  • Viaja regularmente dentro del Condado de Summit en su propio vehículo para reunirse con personas en sus hogares o entornos comunitarios.
  • Coordina con agencias comunitarias para mejorar el acceso a los servicios y para referir a los clientes de manera efectiva a los recursos de la comunidad.
  • Documenta todas las visitas con los clientes utilizando una estructura de informes sistemática; completa y presenta informes mensuales; Mantiene archivos de cliente completos.
  • Facilita la educación grupal, presentaciones y grupos de apoyo en torno a las necesidades identificadas de salud de la comunidad.
  • Asiste con la coordinación de eventos y actividades del programa.
  • Realiza tareas relacionadas con el trabajo misceláneo según lo asignado.

CONOCIMIENTOS, HABILIDADES Y HABILIDADES PREFERIDOS:

  • Se requiere dominio del español.
  • Fuertes habilidades interpersonales con la capacidad de crear y mantener relaciones de confianza.
  • Una comprensión de, conexión y capacidad para comunicarse de manera efectiva con los miembros de la comunidad, especialmente la población hispana / latina local.
  • Se prefiere la experiencia vivida con desafíos de salud mental y / o emocional, para interactuar con los participantes en un modelo de igual a igual.
  • Conocimiento de agencias y recursos comunitarios.
  • Alto nivel de auto-motivación y deseo de aprendizaje continuo.
  • Capacidad para trabajar de forma colaborativa y eficaz dentro de un equipo.
  • Atención al detalle y finalización puntual de las tareas.
  • Capacidad para planificar, implementar y evaluar planes individuales de atención al cliente.
  • Habilidad en el uso de computadoras y aplicaciones de software relacionadas, incluido el correo electrónico.
  • Habilidad en la organización de recursos y establecimiento de prioridades.
  • Pensamiento creativo y analítico.

Para obtener más información o para solicitar, envíe una carta de presentación y un resumen del trabajo a: Ruth Hendricks a ruthh@summitfirc.org o puede enviar su solicitud aquí: https://goo.gl/forms/Jxfb8UJy5l67UZN92

El Centro de Recursos Familiares e Interculturales (FIRC) no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, género, origen nacional, credo, ascendencia, religión, edad, discapacidad, expresión sexual o estado de veterano. FIRC es un empleador de igualdad de oportunidades.

Emotional Health Peer Support Partners

The Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) is a community based non-profit which has been serving Summit County, CO families since 1993 with a mission to support family stability and self-sufficiency. FIRC’s Parent Engagement programs support parents of school-age children and other adults in the community through education, social connections, and community partnerships.  Staff use a strengths-based approach to encourage families to improve personal skills, enhance relationships, and increase family wellbeing. These are part-time contracted positions paid on an hourly basis, funded through a grant from the Katz Amsterdam Foundation. Extensive training is provided. Work space and technology/tools to accomplish essential tasks may be provided by FIRC if the contractor requires them.

SUMMARY

The Emotional Health Peer Support Partners build trusting relationships with program clients, typically in a home setting, to encourage clients’ improved mental and emotional health, stress-reduction, and general well-being. This is accomplished through education, behavioral activation, social connections, building resilience, teaching coping skills, and connection to community resources. The Emotional Health Peer Support Partners participate in a program called ALMA (Amigas Latinas Motivando el Alma) and they may be referred to as ALMAs or Compañeras.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Clearly communicates the objectives of the program to community members, leading to increased program participation.
  • Attends required trainings including (but not limited to): Community Health Worker (CHW), Amigas Latinas Motivando el Alma (ALMA), Strengthening Families and the Protective Factors Framework, Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Colorado Family Support Assessment 2.0 (CFSA 2.0).
  • Uses community connections and established relationships to identify and enroll participants in the emotional peer support program, called ALMA.
  • Forms a trusting relationship with clients and supports them in improved health and wellbeing through goal setting, education, advocacy and skill building.
  • Issues health screenings to help clients identify health issues and develop health/social management plans and goals.
  • Uses Motivational Interviewing techniques and a strengths-based approach to collaboratively develop and maintain an individualized care plan with each client.
  • Regularly travels within Summit County in their own vehicle to meet with individuals in their homes or community settings.
  • Coordinates with community agencies to improve access to services and to effectively refer clients to community resources.
  • Documents all visits with clients using a systematic reporting structure; completes and submits monthly reports; maintains comprehensive client files.
  • Facilitates group education, presentations, and support groups around identified community health needs.
  • Assists with the coordination of program events and activities.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Fluent Spanish proficiency required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to create and maintain trusting relationships.
  • An understanding of, connection to, and ability to effectively communicate and engage with community members, especially the local Hispanic/Latina population.
  • Lived experience with mental and/or emotional health challenges preferred, in order to interact with participants in a peer-to-peer model.
  • Knowledge of community agencies and resources.
  • High level of self-motivation and desire for continuous learning.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively within a team.
  • Attention to detail and timely completion of tasks.
  • Ability to plan, implement, and evaluate individual client care plans.
  • Skill in use of computers and related software applications, including e-mail.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Creative and analytical thinking.

For more information or to apply send cover letter and job resume to: Ruth Hendricks at ruthh@summitfirc.org or apply at: https://goo.gl/forms/Jxfb8UJy5l67UZN92

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.

 

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.