Seasonal Bilingual Mental Health Navigator

Job summary:

The Bilingual Mental Health Navigator reports to the Mental Health Supervisor and/or the Access to Care Manager approximately 10-20 hrs./week from April 1, 2020 – August 30, 2020. The Navigator works one-on-one with English and Spanish-speaking clients who are seeking support in accessing mental health care and/or community services. The Navigator is familiar with Summit County’s complex mental health care system, works with providers to help coordinate care, and helps people understand their options in order to access the system successfully. They use a strengths-based approach along with screening/assessment tools to guide clients in developing care plans, setting personal goals, and advocating for their needs.

Our benefits include:

  • Paid training, certifications, professional development, growth opportunities with competitive pay of $19-21/hr.
  • Recreational perks, such as access to a shared ski pass and Rec Center discounts; retirement plan with company match
  • Centrally located offices in Breckenridge and Silverthorne with flexible working hours

The person we are looking for will be:

  • Compassionate, empathetic, and culturally responsive, especially with people in distress
  • Trustworthy and able to maintain confidentiality
  • Reliable, flexible, and resourceful

Primary duties:

  • Meet one-on-one with clients seeking support in mental health navigation and/or resource and referral
  • Conduct assessments and screenings to determine clients’ needs and goals
  • Use a strengths-based approach to assist clients in creating, implementing, and tracking goals
  • Connect clients with appropriate community resources and help them explore options for care
  • Coordinate care with mental health and medical providers to improve access and continuity of care (may include home visits, assistance in attending appointments, or other activities that support continuity of care)
  • Complete and maintain all required documentation regarding referrals, assessments, and client progress in a timely and comprehensive manner

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Represent FIRC at various community events or meetings
  • Complete required trainings as determined by the grants and supervisory staff
  • Work in a team and communicate with honesty, integrity, and a sensitivity to the needs and differences of diverse cultures
  • Maintain client confidentiality at all times

General requirements of the position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Social Work, Human Services, or related field preferred
  • Case Management experience in Social Work, Mental Health, Family Development, or related field for at least 2 years preferred
  • Pass a background check and E-verify
  • Effectively demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, in English and Spanish required
  • Knowledge of community resources in order to make appropriate referrals
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation for client meetings in Summit County
  • Ability to utilize technology and databases to track client progress and program outcomes
  • Ability to develop trusting relationships with clients
  • Time management and organizational skills to manage an independent schedule and competing priorities

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
  • The employee is occasionally required to operate their personal motor vehicle for work assignments
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, sit, and walk
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 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), two non-profit thrift stores for 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 Thursday, March 6, 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.

 

Summit Thrift & Treasure Sales & Receiving Associate

Job summary:

The Summit Thrift & Treasure (STT) Sales & Receiving Associate directly supports the operation of FIRC’s thrift stores. Associates receive, sort, and display donated clothing and household items for sale in STT’s retail locations. They greet customers and assist with the shopping experience, including performing cashier duties. This is a full time position, with 32-40 hours scheduled per week.

Our benefits include:

  • Paid training, professional development, and growth opportunities with competitive pay of $15-$15.75/hour
  • Comprehensive health insurance, dental and vision package and retirement plan with company match
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Centrally located stores in Dillon and Breckenridge with flexible scheduled working hours.

The person we are looking for is:

  • Dependable and responsible
  • Eager to work in a fast-paced and movement-oriented environment
  • Able to balance quality personal interactions with completing assigned tasks

Primary duties:

  • Greet customers and assist them in locating merchandise
  • Receive, sort, recycle, and dispose of donation items
  • Price, ticket, arrange, and display merchandise to promote sales
  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Cashiers: Open and close cash register, performing tasks such as: counting money, processing vouchers, and running credit card payments
  • Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise
  • Share information about FIRC and its role in the community and connect customers to resources when appropriate
  • Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts, and know how to prevent or handle these situations

General requirements of the position include:

  • Effectively demonstrate strong verbal 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
  • Knowledge of brands, primarily with regard to clothing
  • Cash handing skills
  • Ability to learn computer-based Square Register point-of-sale software and equipment preferred
  • Ability to work at both Breckenridge and Dillon stores 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 various pieces of equipment
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and twist
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 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), two non-profit thrift stores for which all proceeds benefit FIRC programming. The FIRC fosters collaboration among community agencies and businesses and advocates for family and cultural competence.

There are three ways to apply. All applications must be received by Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 1:00 pm.

  1. Complete a paper application in person at either STT Store (340 Fieldler Ave, Dillon or 1745 Airport Rd, Breckenridge), or the Silverthorne Office (251 W. 4th St, Silverthorne. Check www.summitfirc.org for office and store operating hours.
  2. Applications may be requested and submitted electronically by contacting Ruth Hendricks via e-mail: ruthh@summitfirc.org.
  3. Send cover letter and resume to: Ruth Hendricks at ruthh@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.