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: Yirka Platt a yirkap@summitfirc.org o llame 970-409-6938.

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.

 

STT Sales & Receiving Associate

Serving its community for over 25 years, 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 fosters collaboration among community agencies and businesses and advocates for family and cultural competence.

Summit Thrift & Treasure (STT) is Summit County’s largest nonprofit thrift store, with all proceeds going to support the programs of the FIRC. The FIRC employs a Store Manager, Assistant Manager, regular staff and volunteers.

General responsibilities of the Sales Associate position include:

  • Greet customers and assist each customer with wants or needs
  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices
  • Receive, sort, price and dispose of donation items
  • Ticket, arrange and display merchandise to promote sales
  • Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts, and know how to prevent or handle these situations
  • Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise
  • Cashiers: Open and close cash register, performing tasks such as counting money, separating charge slips, and vouchers, balancing cash drawers, and making deposits.
  • Other duties as assigned

General requirements of the position include:

  • Excellent people/customer service skills;
    • Honesty, integrity, and responsiveness to the needs of diverse cultures;
    • Scheduling flexibility;
    • Knowledge of brands, primarily with regard to clothing.

 

Summer Kids Food Program Position June-August 2019

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.

 

Because of the high cost of living in Summit County, the FIRC provides lunches for kids 2 days a week over the summer in Silverthorne and Dillon. The Summer Food Program position will assist with the operations and distribution of food for this program and activities at each site. This position will also have an opportunity to learn more about the FIRC and its programs in the community.

 

General requirements of the position include:

  • Excellent skills with parents and kids.
  • Ability to work independently with occasional supervision
  • Strong organization, communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Basic working knowledge of nutrition and food safety preparation
  • Interest in learning more about food security, along with community engagement.
  • Experience with children and or speaking Spanish is a plus but not necessary
  • Able to lift 50 pounds with valid driver’s license.

 

Specific Responsibilities of the Summer Food Program position include:

  • Work with the Food Pantry Coordinator with all logistics of the Summer Food Program
  • Track and distribute food at Silverthorne Library and Dillon Valley Elementary school.
  • Load van with food and materials for the day, drive to location, set up tent, and tables.
  • Engage kids and families with outdoor activities, and nutritional information.
  • Find community partners to come visit each site.
  • 12-15 hours a week mostly on Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Contract position $18-$20 an hour or ability to receive school credit.

 

 

To apply please send a summary of your experience along with why you would like the position along with your name and phone number to JonnahG@SummitFIRC.org. If you have more questions please feel free to reach out to Jonnah Glassman at 970-363-9275

 

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.