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Intern (Unpaid) at Clean Water Action Michigan

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 15:03
Employer: Clean Water Action Michigan Expires: 01/05/2018 Clean Water Action is an organization with nearly 300,000 members in Michigan working to empower people to take action to protect America's waters, build healthy communities and to make democracy work for all of us. For 45 years Clean Water Action has succeeded in winning some of the nation's most important environmental protections through grassroots organizing, expert policy research and political advocacy focused on holding elected officials accountable to the public. We focus on campaigns related to water access, water quality, and environmental justice. In Michigan, we have won campaigns to increase renewable energy goals, fight water withdrawals from the Great Lakes, and to fund lead pipe replacement in the city of Flint, MI. We're currently looking for well-organized, motivated interns to help with our policy and electoral work as we gear up for the 2018 election. Responsibilities for this position could include: ·         Assisting our state director in work related to our candidate endorsement process ·         Planning and implementation of fundraising events ·         Assisting in policy research and our work around water infrastructure issues in Michigan Good communication and reading skills are a must. You must also possess a genuine interest in environmental or social justice issues, non-profit work or politics. A background in environmental or political science, non-profit work, or communications, is preferred, but not required. This is an unpaid internship. 

Summer Outdoor Play Instructor at Galileo Learning

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 14:59
Employer: Galileo Learning Expires: 01/17/2018 Passionate about working with and having an impact on kids? Believe the world needs innovators? Ready to have a career-defining summer? Have a love for art, science, technology, team-building or education? Imagine spending your summer as a Lead Outdoor Play Instructor at one of Galileo's summer sites across the San Francisco Bay Area, Southern California, and Chicago. Lead campers through low-ropes-course-type activities and team-building games, teaching the fundamentals of cooperation and communication.Lead Instructors are the staff most well-placed to bring Galileo’s curriculum and innovation to life. We believe that our approach to learning isn’t merely a pedagogy—it is a tool that will help shape the worldview of future innovators. Learn more about this role and working at Galileo in our jobs video gallery.We value divergent thinkers who bring various experiences and viewpoints to the table at Galileo. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups to apply.WORK HOURS AND DATESThe camp environment is demanding, requiring intense dedication and work ethic from each staff member. Depending on the time of summer or the specific week or day, the needs of camp and resulting staff hours may vary. We seek and make offers to staff who we believe are capable of thriving in this environment and contributing to camp’s success.The camp day runs, on average, 8-9 hours for Lead Instructors. Lead Instructors typically work 7:45am-4:45pmStaff meetings: During regular work hours before or after the start of programmingBefore setup days begin, complete between 2-12 hours of online trainingTraining and setup days: Participate in two mandatory training and setup days in the days before camp startsCOMPENSATIONWe are committed to competitively compensating staff.Staff will be compensated at a different hourly training rate for online training and on-site setup/trainingOvertime will be paid at 1.5x the regular hourly rate in accordance with state and federal requirementsPayroll is processed weekly; payments will be issued and paystubs made available the Friday after each camp weekREQUIREMENTSCommitment to educational programming for childrenFlexibility to meet changing work needs and demands Ability to work collaboratively on a high-functioning teamOpenness to feedback and desire to grow professionallyAbility to handle multiple tasks efficiently and accurately Strong organization skills and attention to detailAbility to communicate clearly, maturely and compassionately with families Ability to maintain an excellent work ethic, a high level of energy and exceptional enthusiasm EXPERIENCE & EDUCATIONCollege graduateExperience with the subject you will be teachingExperience with the grade level you will be teaching (Kindergarten, 1st-2nd or 3rd-5th graders)Experience working with kids or in a camp setting a plusESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESRead and learn curriculum for your subject prior to the start of camp. Prepare for and deliver rotations of Galileo curriculum per day to groups of up to 24 campersImplement the curriculum as written, adapting it as needed to improveProvide leadership, energy and camp spirit, constantly assessing group dynamics and individual needsSupervise Camp Counselors while they are working in your classroomSet, work toward, and achieve measurable professional development goalsSupport camper check-in and check-out processesProvide excellent customer service to familiesAssist with daily set up and cleanup of campContribute to and participate in daily camp activities

Organizer at Clean Water Action Michigan

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 14:54
Employer: Clean Water Action Michigan Expires: 01/05/2018 Clean Water Action focuses on campaigns related to water access, water quality, and environmental justice.  Our recent victories include increasing Michigan's renewable energy goals, stopping bottled water withdrawals from the Great Lakes, and funding lead pipe replacement in the city of Flint.  We are an organization with nearly 300,000 members in Michigan working to empower people to take action to protect America's waters, build healthy communities and to make democracy work for all of us. For over 45 years Clean Water Action has succeeded in winning some of the nation's most important environmental protections through grassroots organizing, expert policy research and political advocacy focused on holding elected officials accountable to the public. We're currently fighting to increase investments in water infrastructure, so that no other community has to go through the crisis that happened in Flint, and in order to reduce the flow of raw sewage and storm water runoff pollution into the Great Lakes. As part of our staff, you would organize communities around these vital issues.  Responsibilities include one-on-one communication, fundraising, dispersing information, and good record keeping.We look for candidates who have strong oral and written communication skills, and who possess good attention to detail. Candidates should have an interest in environmental or social justice issues, non-profit work, or politics. We do provide extensive training on the job responsibilities and on the issues we cover.The hours for the work are from 2pm to 10:30pm, Monday through Friday, or at least 3 days a week between Monday and Friday. Pay for full time is $425-545 per week. We are hiring for full or part-time positions starting immediately or in the summer of 2018. We provide benefits, travel opportunities, and the potential for growth within the organization. * Unfortunately, we do not provide any housing assistance.  Please only apply if you have a specific plans to be located in Ann Arbor or East Lansing, MI. If you don't already have plans to be in Ann Arbor or East Lansing, please consider applying for our position listed in a region that is closer to your home or school base. * As an equal opportunity employer, Clean Water Action is dedicated to non-discrimination in every aspect of employment. No person is to be discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, or any other ground prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. This equal opportunity policy applies to veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. This policy covers all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotions, terminations, pay, and the work environment.

Client Recruiter Coordinator at SEOteric

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 14:48
Employer: SEOteric Expires: 01/04/2018 At SEOteric, we are looking for someone to become our Client Recruiter Coordinator in 2018. The CRC would be in charge of finding, qualifying, and researching potential customers for SEOteric.This position, being new to our company, needs to be filled by someone who loves innovating. Someone who likes to take a process, tweak it, improve upon it, and make it their own instead of stepping into a corporate world of cemented, must-follow steps.An entrepreneurial and driven mindset will be key to your success.This role is not set in stone and has the possibility to take on various forms as this job affords endless opportunities for the right fit.We are a fast growing, fun loving, family centered - good time of a company, and we look forward to meeting you!Internship credits available for students as well as benefits for full-time employees.

Independent Contractor - Therapist at SAFY Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 14:06
Employer: SAFY Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth Expires: 01/19/2018 This position will provide an array of therapeutic services in the client’s home, school and community to prevent future emergency room visits and inpatient stay as well as case management services. Contractor will: 1.       Conduct clinical assessments, safety planning and treatment planning as outlined in the contract scope of work. 2.       Provide crisis support as outlined in the scope of work. 3.       Provide services within the authorized amount which averages 4 hours per week per case. 4.       Complete and submit “billable” documentation prior to payment for services. 5.       Possess a strong belief in the unique power of families, utilize a strengths-based approach and embrace diversity in all forms. 6.       Ability to support clients with 24/7 on-call access as needed.   Requirements: Licensure:  LCSW, LPCC, or LMFT  Experience         Child mental health experience preferredStrong documentation skillsAbility to work effectively with families and treatment partnersOther o   Proof of Professional Liability Insurance with minimum $1 mil/$3 mil minimums o   Valid driver’s license and be insurable o   Successful completion of background clearances Apply online at  https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1810236

Independent Contractor - Therapist at SAFY Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 14:04
Employer: SAFY Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth Expires: 01/19/2018 This position will provide an array of therapeutic services in the client’s home, school and community to prevent future emergency room visits and inpatient stay as well as case management services. Contractor will: 1.       Conduct clinical assessments, safety planning and treatment planning as outlined in the contract scope of work. 2.       Provide crisis support as outlined in the scope of work. 3.       Provide services within the authorized amount which averages 4 hours per week per case. 4.       Complete and submit “billable” documentation prior to payment for services. 5.       Possess a strong belief in the unique power of families, utilize a strengths-based approach and embrace diversity in all forms. 6.       Ability to support clients with 24/7 on-call access as needed.   Requirements: Licensure:  LCSW, LPCC, or LMFT  Experience         Child mental health experience preferredStrong documentation skillsAbility to work effectively with families and treatment partnersOther o   Proof of Professional Liability Insurance with minimum $1 mil/$3 mil minimums o   Valid driver’s license and be insurable o   Successful completion of background clearances Apply online at  https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1810232

Organizer at Change Corps

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 13:30
Employer: Change Corps Expires: 01/19/2018 We want change. We want a more equal and democratic America. We want a country that respects and defends women’s health. We want a greener country that doesn’t let ideology blind us to science.Many Americans share our views on today’s problems. Yet too often, it feels like our country, or our state, or our city is going in the wrong direction. So what can you do? How do you make change? How do you learn and master the practice of making change?We started Change Corps to answer these very questions.Change Corps is a training academy for activists. If you’re serious about becoming an organizer, we offer a year-long, three-step program that will give you the skills, the hands-on experience, and the opportunity to launch your career in social change.Step one: You take part in an intensive classroom and field training where you will learn and practice the organizing skills you’ll need for the rest of your career.Step two: You work directly with groups like Planned Parenthood, Everytown for Gun Safety or Mi Familia Vota on their campaigns to defend women’s health, reduce gun violence, or bring more people into our democracy.Step three: After you graduate from the program, we connect you with activist groups who are looking to hire organizers with your experience and skill set.Pay and BenefitsThe target annual compensation for this position is $26,000 in the first year. Change Corps offers a competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement.QualificationsDo you want to launch your career in social change? We’re looking for:• Leaders who are ready to take on some of the biggest challenges of our day.• Bright, talented, passionate people with a strong work ethic.• Problem solvers who don’t just see problems but envision creative solutions.• A strong commitment to working toward goals and getting results.• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.To ApplyWe’re accepting the top applicants for immediate hire. If you want to learn how to make social change as your career, go to changecorps.org and apply.Change Corps is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to a diverse workplace and a diverse movement. We will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status.

Independent Contractor - Therapist at SAFY Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 13:19
Employer: SAFY Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth Expires: 01/19/2018 This position will provide an array of therapeutic services in the client’s home, school and community to prevent future emergency room visits and inpatient stay as well as case management services. Contractor will: 1.       Conduct clinical assessments, safety planning and treatment planning as outlined in the contract scope of work. 2.       Provide crisis support as outlined in the scope of work. 3.       Provide services within the authorized amount which averages 4 hours per week per case. 4.       Complete and submit “billable” documentation prior to payment for services. 5.       Possess a strong belief in the unique power of families, utilize a strengths-based approach and embrace diversity in all forms. 6.       Ability to support clients with 24/7 on-call access as needed.   Requirements: Licensure:  LCSW, LPCC, or LMFT  Experience         Child mental health experience preferredStrong documentation skillsAbility to work effectively with families and treatment partnersOther o   Proof of Professional Liability Insurance with minimum $1 mil/$3 mil minimums o   Valid driver’s license and be insurable o   Successful completion of background clearances Apply online at  https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1810227

Farmers Market Expansion Project Coordinator at Oregon Health Authority Human Resources

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 12:55
Employer: Oregon Health Authority Human Resources Expires: 01/09/2018 JOB CODE: OHA17-0604 CLOSING DATE/TIME: 01/08/18 11:59 PM SALARY: $4,144.00 - $6,050.00 Monthly JOB TYPE: Limited Duration LOCATION: Portland, Oregon AGENCY: Oregon Health Authority-Public Health  IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION AT THE FOLLOWING LINK: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregon/jobs/1931283/farmers-market-expansion-project-coordinator-program-analyst-2 This is a limited duration position with intermittent hours ranging from 20 to 40 hours per week depending on workload and is currently scheduled through the end of the 2017-2019 biennium. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division, Nutrition & Health Screening Section (NHS) in Portland, OR is recruiting for a Farmers Market Expansion Project Coordinator (Program Analyst 2) to staff, coordinate and implement the 2017-2019 biennium expansion of the Farm Direct Nutrition Programs (FDNP). The Oregon Farm Direct Nutrition Program (Farm Direct) provides WIC families and low income seniors with checks to purchase fresh, locally-grown fruits, vegetable and cut herbs directly from local farmers. What will you do? You will work closely with WIC team members and community advisory groups to determine and implement priorities that ensure expansion funds are fully utilized and targeted participants have access to fresh, locally grown vegetables and fruits. You will also collaborate with local internal and external partners to facilitate the planning process for the Farm Direct Nutrition Programs (FDNP) expansion. You will develop an implementation process for mini-grants to be distributed to local partners to address infrastructure needs associated with FDNP expansion. In addition, you will work with the Nutrition and Health Screening (NHS) Evaluation Team to gather participant input on the barriers of using and redeeming FDNP benefits. Finally, you will evaluate the project and identify best practices to ensure full utilization of FDNP benefits. What's in it for you? Your experience in planning and managing complex project support activities, plus your excellent communications skills are highly desirable and the key to success in this position. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year. We invite you to apply today!  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences AND two years of experience coordinating or administering a program related to farmers markets and/or food access. OR Any combination of experience or education equivalent to five years of experience coordinating or administering a program related to farmers markets and/or food access. REQUESTED SKILLS Experience working with farmers markets and local farmers Experience working with a diverse group of partners Knowledge and experience in project management and project-management software Experience gathering data to support program improvement recommendations Excellent oral and written communication skills as this position will be making presentations across the state Experience working effectively and collaboratively with a project team Ability to be flexible, since assignments and projects may change Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment TO APPLY Please visit the following link to complete the online application: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregon/jobs/1931283/farmers-market-expansion-project-coordinator-program-analyst-2 CONTACT INFORMATION Cyndi Phipps-Roman Senior Recruiter 503-945-6377

Electrical Engineer, Operations Planning at Peak Reliability

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 12:10
Employer: Peak Reliability - RC Engineering Expires: 01/19/2018 Position Overview: Under the general direction of the Manager of Operations Planning, the Operations Planning Engineer utilizes advanced network applications, power engineering tools and best practices in support of the Reliability Coordinator’s reliability function. The Operations Planning engineer requires expertise in power systems operations planning and excellent analytical, communication, and team interaction skills to work within the Reliability Coordination (RC) function. In addition, the Operations Planning engineer will serve as a resource and contact for operational and engineering entities within the Western Interconnection. Position may occasionally require engineering support outside of normal business hours. We offer our employees opportunities for career development and training, providing new and valuable skills and experience. We are located in two of the country’s most beautiful locations: Vancouver, Washington and Loveland, Colorado, both of which provide easy access to urban attractions and outdoor adventures.   Major Duties Must be able to perform high quality Operational Planning studies, which includes power flow, contingency analysis, and voltage stability analysis. Maintain the contingency definition list, contribute and enhance on-going data quality efforts and report out on Operations Planning metrics.Review major planned transmission and generation outages and perform outage studies in coordination with impacted Transmission Operators and Balancing Authorities.Work with Balancing Authority and Transmission Operator engineers to review Operational Planning studies, to identify potential SOL/IROL conditions, and to alter or develop operating plans as necessary to ensure reliable near-term operations.Identify model or measurement data errors and document them in the Peak RC issue tracking system. Work with the modeling team to review, correct, and validate the problem resolutions.Continually evaluate and enhance tools, processes, methods, and techniques employed by the Operations Planning team in an effort to constantly improve the quality of Peak’s study results and to continuously increase the level of support provided to Peak’s RC System Operators.Collaborate with the engineering team to facilitate the enhancement of existing tools and the integration of new tools into the overall Operational Planning study process.Contribute to team initiatives by working on special projects as needed.Facilitate meetings, prepare and deliver presentations, and write reports or procedures.  Minimum Qualifications EducationPost baccalaureate electrical engineering or power engineering related technical field.   Experience/Skills 1-3 years of work experience in power system operations engineering, power system planning, or other large grid studies within the Bulk Electric System (BES). Internships and advanced degrees will be considered.Experienced with performing studies using powerflow applications such as PSSE, PSLF, PowerWorld, or EMS tools.Proficiency in standard office software applications including MS Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.Excellent business writing and communication skills, including the ability to develop and deliver clear, concise presentations.Must be able to work effectively in a highly dynamic team environment and assist all groups as needed.Ability and willingness to travel up to 10% of the time.  Preferred Qualifications Above minimum qualifications and the following:Advanced degree with emphasis on power systems engineering.Strong working knowledge of power flow, voltage stability analysis, and transient stability analysis tools.Proficiency with Alstom EMS advanced application systems, PowerWorld Simulator and OSI PI software.Experience in operations planning, large grid studies or similar area resulting in demonstrated ability to perform major duties.Experience in large grid models and modeling details.  Salary and Benefits: The salary will be competitive and commensurate with relevant experience as well as the responsibilities of the position. The position is eligible for a full benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, tuition reimbursement, 401(k) plan, and paid personal time. Our benefits package help employees balance professional and personal lives while encouraging ongoing growth and development. Peak’s Mission Peak Reliability assures the reliability of one of North America’s largest electrical grids in North America, including 14 western states, one Canadian province and the northern portion of Baja California, Mexico. As we adopt and pilot innovative new technology for the nation (the Western Interconnection Synchrophasor Program, or WISP), we are offering electrical engineering graduates and experienced utility system operators the chance to get in on the ground floor of this new technology. This cutting edge system allows us to identify and analyze system vulnerabilities in real time   EEO Statement We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  All offers of employment made by Peak are contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation and a pre-employment drug screen (which must be completed within 48 hours of any conditional offer of employment).

Summer Technology Instructor at Galileo Learning

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 11:54
Employer: Galileo Learning Expires: 01/17/2018 Passionate about working with and having an impact on kids? Believe the world needs innovators? Ready to have a career-defining summer? Have a love for art, science, technology, team-building or education? Imagine spending your summer as a Lead Technology Instructor at one of Galileo's summer sites across the San Francisco Bay Area, Southern California, and Chicago. Share your love of programming, tech, or digital design in classes like Mod Design with Minecraft®, Virtual Reality, 3D Printing, Video Game Design, and more.Lead Instructors are the staff most well-placed to bring Galileo’s curriculum and innovation to life. We believe that our approach to learning isn’t merely a pedagogy—it is a tool that will help shape the worldview of future innovators. Learn more about this role and working at Galileo in our jobs video gallery.We value divergent thinkers who bring various experiences and viewpoints to the table at Galileo. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups to apply.WORK HOURS AND DATESThe camp environment is demanding, requiring intense dedication and work ethic from each staff member. Depending on the time of summer or the specific week or day, the needs of camp and resulting staff hours may vary. We seek and make offers to staff who we believe are capable of thriving in this environment and contributing to camp’s success.The camp day runs, on average, 8-9 hours for Lead Instructors. Lead Instructors typically work 7:45am-4:45pmStaff meetings: During regular work hours before or after the start of programmingBefore setup days begin, complete between 2-12 hours of online trainingTraining and setup days: Participate in two mandatory training and setup days in the days before camp startsCOMPENSATIONWe are committed to competitively compensating staff.Staff will be compensated at a different hourly training rate for online training and on-site setup/trainingOvertime will be paid at 1.5x the regular hourly rate in accordance with state and federal requirementsPayroll is processed weekly; payments will be issued and paystubs made available the Friday after each camp weekREQUIREMENTSCommitment to educational programming for childrenFlexibility to meet changing work needs and demands Ability to work collaboratively on a high-functioning teamOpenness to feedback and desire to grow professionallyAbility to handle multiple tasks efficiently and accurately Strong organization skills and attention to detailAbility to communicate clearly, maturely and compassionately with families Ability to maintain an excellent work ethic, a high level of energy and exceptional enthusiasm EXPERIENCE & EDUCATIONCollege graduateExperience with the subject you will be teachingExperience with the grade level you will be teaching (Kindergarten, 1st-2nd or 3rd-5th graders)Experience working with kids or in a camp setting a plusESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESRead and learn curriculum for your subject prior to the start of camp. Prepare for and deliver rotations of Galileo curriculum per day to groups of up to 24 campersImplement the curriculum as written, adapting it as needed to improveProvide leadership, energy and camp spirit, constantly assessing group dynamics and individual needsSupervise Camp Counselors while they are working in your classroomSet, work toward, and achieve measurable professional development goalsSupport camper check-in and check-out processesProvide excellent customer service to familiesAssist with daily set up and cleanup of campContribute to and participate in daily camp activities

Summer Science/Engineering Fundamentals Instructor at Galileo Learning

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 11:52
Employer: Galileo Learning Expires: 01/17/2018 Passionate about working with and having an impact on kids? Believe the world needs innovators? Ready to have a career-defining summer? Have a love for art, science, technology, team-building or education? Imagine spending your summer as a Lead Science/Engineering Fundamentals Instructor at one of Galileo's summer sites across the San Francisco Bay Area, Southern California, and Chicago. Share your love of science, building, or basic engineering in classes like K-5 science, Go-Kart Builders, Circuits & Electronics, Chem Lab Creations, Catapult Builders, and more. Lead Instructors are the staff most well-placed to bring Galileo’s curriculum and innovation to life. We believe that our approach to learning isn’t merely a pedagogy—it is a tool that will help shape the worldview of future innovators. Learn more about this role and working at Galileo in our jobs video gallery.We value divergent thinkers who bring various experiences and viewpoints to the table at Galileo. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups to apply.WORK HOURS AND DATESThe camp environment is demanding, requiring intense dedication and work ethic from each staff member. Depending on the time of summer or the specific week or day, the needs of camp and resulting staff hours may vary. We seek and make offers to staff who we believe are capable of thriving in this environment and contributing to camp’s success.The camp day runs, on average, 8-9 hours for Lead Instructors. Lead Instructors typically work 7:45am-4:45pmStaff meetings: During regular work hours before or after the start of programmingBefore setup days begin, complete between 2-12 hours of online trainingTraining and setup days: Participate in two mandatory training and setup days in the days before camp startsCOMPENSATIONWe are committed to competitively compensating staff.Staff will be compensated at a different hourly training rate for online training and on-site setup/trainingOvertime will be paid at 1.5x the regular hourly rate in accordance with state and federal requirementsPayroll is processed weekly; payments will be issued and paystubs made available the Friday after each camp weekREQUIREMENTSCommitment to educational programming for childrenFlexibility to meet changing work needs and demands Ability to work collaboratively on a high-functioning teamOpenness to feedback and desire to grow professionallyAbility to handle multiple tasks efficiently and accurately Strong organization skills and attention to detailAbility to communicate clearly, maturely and compassionately with families Ability to maintain an excellent work ethic, a high level of energy and exceptional enthusiasm EXPERIENCE & EDUCATIONCollege graduateExperience with the subject you will be teachingExperience with the grade level you will be teaching (Kindergarten, 1st-2nd or 3rd-5th graders)Experience working with kids or in a camp setting a plusESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESRead and learn curriculum for your subject prior to the start of camp. Prepare for and deliver rotations of Galileo curriculum per day to groups of up to 24 campersImplement the curriculum as written, adapting it as needed to improveProvide leadership, energy and camp spirit, constantly assessing group dynamics and individual needsSupervise Camp Counselors while they are working in your classroomSet, work toward, and achieve measurable professional development goalsSupport camper check-in and check-out processesProvide excellent customer service to familiesAssist with daily set up and cleanup of campContribute to and participate in daily camp activities

Energy and Water Conservation Corpsmember at Mile High Youth Corps

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 11:23
Employer: Mile High Youth Corps Expires: 01/09/2018 Position Description: Energy and Water Conservation Corpsmembers participate in an intensive year-long program that offers leadership development and an opportunity to serve your community with a diverse crew. Corpsmembers make a difference serving in the Denver community installing energy and water saving measures, including high-efficiency toilets (HETs) and compact florescent light bulbs.  They build critical professional skills, grow as leaders, gain access and opportunities in the community, and have fun along the way.  MHYC also supports Corpsmembers as they explore their future goals and strive towards their next steps.   Corpsmembers EARN: ·         Biweekly stipend: Earn a living stipend of $720 before taxes every two weeks. The first pay day will be February 9, 2018. There is a potential for a performance-based raise. ·         AmeriCorps Education Award: Earn a scholarship of $5,815.00 upon successful completion of 1700 hour term of service. This award can be used to pay tuition or payback qualifying student loans. Timeline: This is a temporary position, from January 22, 2018 – December 14, 2018. ·         1700 hours of service in a 10 ½ month commitment ·         39.5 hour weeks, Mon-Thurs 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Fridays 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Schedule may vary depending on projects.   Corpsmembers SERVE: ·         Low-income clients: Help clients reduce their utility bills by                 installing high-efficiency toilets, aerators, compact florescent light                 bulbs, and water efficient showerheads. You also offer                 information on energy and water conservation techniques. ·         The Community: Participate in service projects and Global Youth  Service Days that support local non-profits and our community ·         Mile High Youth Corps: Provide logistics support including but not                 limited to, building, vehicle and tool maintenance   Corpsmembers RECEIVE: ·         Trainings: Hands-on technical training related to all                 projects and tools, leadership development, civic engagement, working with diverse clients, and educational opportunities     through Xcel Energy and Denver Water, peer leadership, service learning, and Career and College Readiness. ·         Student loan forbearance: Possible through the National Service                 Trust on qualifying federal government student loans. ·         Health Insurance: Possible through Cigna. Member has no share                 of monthly premiums. ·         Child Care Allowance: Possible through AmeriCorps CARE,                                                                                           https://www.americorpschildcare.com/.   ·         Leadership Opportunities: Opportunities for peer leadership include serving on the Leadership Council, developing service projects, supporting client intake, and delivering environmental education, civic engagement, and service learning activities. Corpsmembers also have the opportunity to provide direct programmatic input and direction in leadership roles.     Qualifications: ·         Between 18-24 years old Must be eligible for enrollment in AmeriCorps as a US Citizen, National, or Lawful Permanent Resident. Documentation will be required on the first day. ·         High School Diploma or GED required. ·         Able to read, write and speak fluently in English and Spanish, preferred. ·         Must be capable of participating in physical labor including but not limited to: ability to lift 50 lbs., able to conduct repetitive hand and arm motions, and able to maneuver in tight spaces, including bending and kneeling. ·         Desire and ability to engage with people from different backgrounds and demographics. ·         Responsibly serve in clients homes and represent MHYC positively at all times. ·         Able to give and receive constructive criticism. ·         Able to commit to the whole term of service. ·         Demonstrate commitment to serving with your team, communication and problem solving. ·         Actively participate as part of a team, show respect to others and have a positive attitude. ·         Valid driver’s license with insurable driving record needed.   Requirements: ·         This position has recurring access to vulnerable populations and therefore must complete a pre-service background check which includes fingerprinting. ·         Pre-service drug screen required. Drug testing may be required during the term. ·         Must not engage in any prohibited activities listed in the AmeriCorps member service agreement and must adhere to rules and regulations specified in the MHYC handbook. ·         Fully comply with agency policies and procedures regarding high quality service, installations, tool management, paperwork completion and data accuracy. ·         This position reports to Crew Leader: Energy and Water Conservation.   To Apply: Visit our website at www.milehighyouthcorps.org and click “Apply Now”. Or visit us in person at 1801 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80204. Questions? Email youthjobs@mhyc.net or call 303-433-1206 x 221 Mile High Youth Corps is committed to diversity in principle and practice, both in the community at large and within the organization. We are, therefore, committed to having our internal operations and employment practices administered on a non-discriminating basis inclusive of, but not limited to, race, religion, color, socio-economic status, gender, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, or national origin. Every effort shall be made to grant reasonable accommodation for qualified people with disabilities to participate in this AmeriCorps program.   

Land Conservation Leaders at Mile High Youth Corps

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 11:16
Employer: Mile High Youth Corps Expires: 01/09/2018 Position Description: The Land Conservation Leaders program is a demanding, team-based, leadership experience providing a service opportunity in environmental stewardship.   Land Conservation Leaders actively participate in and facilitate weekly educational sessions and team building activities, plan and lead service projects, and build leadership skills as they serve as Assistant Crew Leaders and, ultimately, Co-Crew Leaders.   Members EARN: ·         Biweekly stipend: Earn a living stipend of $800 every two weeks March 19-August 17 (Assistant Crew Leader) and $980 every two weeks August 20-November 30 (Co-Crew Leader). ·         AmeriCorps Education Award: Earn a scholarship of $2,215.25 upon successful completion of each of the two 675-hour terms of service; totals $4430.50 at successful completion of the 8 ½ month term. These awards can be used to pay tuition or pay back qualifying student loans.   Timeline: This is a temporary position, from March 19, 2018 – November 30, 2018. ·         Two 675 hour terms of AmeriCorps service in an 8 ½ month commitment, totaling 1,350 hours. ·         40 hour weeks Monday-Friday, hours will vary by season and project. ·         Some overnight trips will be required for trainings, conferences, and projects. Members SERVE: ·         On Land Conservation: Complete physically demanding conservation                 projects on public lands throughout the Denver metro area.  Project                 examples are trail construction and maintenance, fire mitigation, fencing,                 noxious weed removal, wildlife habitat improvements and public land                 maintenance and clean-up. ·         Mile High Youth Corps: Provide logistics support including but not limited                 to, building, vehicle and tool maintenance.   Members RECEIVE: ·         Trainings: Wilderness First Aid/CPR, Leave No TraceTM outdoor ethics,                 Pesticide Application, hands-on technical training related to all projects,                 facilitation and public speaking, peer mentoring, extensive leadership                 development, and the option to earn S-212 chainsaw equivalency                 certification (required for Sawyers). ·         Student loan forbearance: Possible through the National Service Trust on qualifying federal government student loans. ·         Health Insurance: May be eligible for health insurance the 1st of the month after serving at MHYC for sixty days. Member share of health insurance premium is $80 per month. Members LEAD: ·         Members serve as role models and promote volunteerism and community service across the organization. ·         Trainings: Fully participate in and provide leadership for educational activities, including environmental education, civic engagement, healthy living, and social justice, for up to four hours a week in the field. ·         Projects: Serve as Assistant Crew Leaders on Summer of Service crews and Co-Crew Leaders on Fall Forestry crews. Crews are comprised of 8-10 18-24 year olds from diverse backgrounds.   1-2 members may be selected to fill an alternative role during Fall Forestry, assisting with trainings, supporting crews in meeting project goals, serving as MHYC ambassadors for site visits with government officials, and stepping into other leadership roles as needed. Qualifications: ·         Between 19-24 years old and eligible to legally serve in the United States. Documentation will be required on the first day. ·         Must be eligible for enrollment in AmeriCorps as a US Citizen, National, or Lawful Permanent Resident. Documentation will be required on the first day. ·         High School Diploma or equivalency required. ·         Must be physically fit and capable of participating in intense physical labor including but not limited to: ability to lift 75 lbs., spend 8-10 hours a day in all weather conditions, hike 7 miles with a day-pack, able to conduct repetitive hand and arm motions, and able to maneuver in tight spaces, including bending and kneeling. ·         Able to commit to the entire term of service, March 19-November 30. ·         Ability to effectively serve with a diverse group of peers, staff, community members, and project partners. ·         Valid driver license with insurable driving record preferred. Requirements: ·         This position may have access to vulnerable populations and therefore must complete a pre-service background check which includes fingerprinting. ·         Pre-service drug screen required. ·         Must not engage in any prohibited activities listed in the AmeriCorps member service agreement and must adhere to rules and regulations specified in the MHYC handbook. ·         Fully comply with agency policies and procedures regarding high quality service, installations, tool management, paperwork completion and data accuracy. ·         This position reports to the Crew Supervisor: Conservation. To Apply: Visit our website at www.milehighyouthcorps.org and click “Apply Now”. Or visit us in person at 1801 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80204. Questions? Email youthjobs@mhyc.net or call 303.433.1206 ext.221. Mile High Youth Corps is committed to diversity in principle and practice, both in the community at large and within the organization. We are, therefore, committed to having our internal operations and employment practices administered on a non-discriminating basis inclusive of, but not limited to, race, religion, color, socio-economic status, gender, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, or national origin. Every effort shall be made to grant reasonable accommodation for qualified people with disabilities to participate in this AmeriCorps program.   

Recreation Manager at U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service Northern Region (N. Idaho, Montana, Parts of the Dakotas)

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 10:38
Employer: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service Northern Region (N. Idaho, Montana, Parts of the Dakotas) Expires: 01/12/2018 The Bozeman Ranger District is conducting an outreach to identify highly energetic, team oriented yet independent candidates for a recreation special uses program management position with other potential recreation, trails, and/or wilderness duties. The duty stations will be Bozeman, MT. In order to open the position to the widest possible number of candidates we are considering several job series options and grades. Job series could include 401 – Natural Resource Specialist, 101 – Social Scientist or 807 – Landscape Architect. Grades considered will be 7/9.   If you are looking to gain experience in recreation special use management the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is the place to be. Our thriving community are closely tied commercially and recreationally to our public lands and the Custer Gallatin Recreation Special Use Program is a key connection between communities and their National Forest. The Bozeman Ranger District has a very busy outfitter and guide program, numerous recreation events, recreational residences, and organizational camps and is in high demand for commercial filming locations. This position may also assist other areas of our recreation program including wilderness, roads, developed recreation and trails.   If you are interested in being considered for his challenging opportunity, please contact Wendi Urie, Recreation Program Manager on the Bozeman Ranger District, at wurie@fs.fed.us by close of business, January 6, 2018.

Wildlife Technician at U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service Northern Region (N. Idaho, Montana, Parts of the Dakotas)

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 10:35
Employer: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service Northern Region (N. Idaho, Montana, Parts of the Dakotas) Expires: 01/19/2018 The Idaho Panhandle National Forests anticipates filling one Biological Technician (Wildlife) position, GS-0404-06/07 in the near future. This position would be a permanent seasonal employee and would be guaranteed 18 payperiods of full-time work.   The position will be located at the Sandpoint Ranger District in Sandpoint, Idaho.  This position offers a challenging career opportunity for an individual seeking experience on a busy and complex forest. A team player with excellent communication abilities and a strong foundation of technical skills would be an excellent fit for this position. The position is located on the Sandpoint Ranger District and performs wildlife biological technician duties as part of the North Zone Wildlife Organization.  Major duties:   Completes all necessary field work (including habitat assessments and species surveys) needed as part of the baseline/analysis for timber management projects and other projects as assigned.  Conducts inventory and monitoring surveys for species outside of project areas, as assigned, including but not limited to bald eagles, black swift, harlequin duck, Coeur d’Alene salamander,  and grizzly bear remote cameras/DNA corrals. Compiles information and data on the existing condition of the Bear Management Units on the North Zone for inclusion in the annual report to the Fish and Wildlife Service. Maintains NRIS Wildlife database and oversees data entry of wildlife observations and surveys into the database. Assist with completion of WIT Accomplishments reporting. Supervisor for the seasonal wildlife technicians working on the North Zone. Provides guidance, day to day direction, logistical support and oversight for seasonal employees.  Establishes and communicates guidelines and performance requirements to employees as well as conducts formal performance reviews.  Participates with biologists in planning work and will contribute productive ideas on uses of materials and methods. Improves, adapts and develops techniques, procedures, and equipment based on detailed practical knowledge and broad experience. Changes study procedures and data collection in accordance with conditions found in order to provide clear, concise recommendations, which will improve habitat and condition of various
species.   Provides detailed reports on work methods, data collected and
project evaluation.  Uses personal computer systems and
associated software for recording, storing and analyzing data. Programs regularly used include the Microsoft Office Suite as well as the ArcGIS Platform.  Candidates are expected to be willing to work where needed as well as perform other duties as assigned.  The work requires physical exertion, such as long periods of standing, walking over rough, uneven or rocky surfaces, recurring bending, stooping, reaching, or similar activities.  Work is performed in a forest environment where terrain is often steep, uneven, rocky, and covered with thick vegetation, and where there is exposure to extremes of weather and temperature.


Administrative Support Assistant at U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service Northern Region (N. Idaho, Montana, Parts of the Dakotas)

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 10:28
Employer: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service Northern Region (N. Idaho, Montana, Parts of the Dakotas) Expires: 01/12/2018 The Northern Region will soon be advertising an Administrative Support position located in Missoula, MT. This position manages front desk operations for the Northern Regional Office and is responsible for scheduling, clerical support, and providing customer service to the general public. This position will also take on complexity technical duties in order to support and assist the records, directives and forms program. As Administrative Support Assistant you will support our administrative team and provide assistance under supervision to the Regional Foresters Office, Administrative Supervisor, and Records, Directives and Forms Manager. You will coordinate requests from the direct supervisor and serve as a technical expert for administrative systems in order to train staff and the administrative team.Major Duties:Act as a Records Liaison and provide back-up to the new electronic records keeping system (Pinyon) and assist with training.Assist with Directives maintenance and coordinate updates with the Directives Manager (Access to internal and external sites) transition to electronic database. Assist in capturing current directives in ACCESS Database and provide reports to the Records, Directives and Forms Manager.Serve as the Point Of Contact and assist with Mercury Data Call maintenance and clean-up.Assist with electronic records maintenance, 508 compliancy training and implementation.Assist with Litigation Hold Request Process (Data entry/reports).Assist with eForms transition.Serve as a technical expert and trainer for IAS, Concur, Paycheck and the Mercury Correspondence Database. coordinate with the direct supervisor and RDFM.Assist all Regional Office staff areas with a variety of administrative projects.PLEASE NOTE: This Outreach for interest will be followed by a job advertisement which will be posted to the USA Jobs website at www.usajobs.gov. We will contact individuals who respond to the outreach when the job is advertised. There is no government housing available.If you are interested in this position, please contact Karen Hardy, at 406-329-3547 or by e-mail at karenhardy@fs.fed.us.

Software Developer at Gleason Research Associates, Inc.

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 09:37
Employer: Gleason Research Associates, Inc. Expires: 01/19/2018 GRA requires the services of a Software Developer to program, develop, and maintain computer application code for the support of a web based application, built with COM+, ASP, and VB.NET technologies and MS-SQL 2008 R2. The Developer will develop and/or modify computer programs using project specifications and standard programming and development procedures. Further, the Developer will receive detailed specifications which describe the sequence of steps the application must follow including the input, output, and logical operations involved. The Developer will convert and/or modify programs and compile from detailed specifications using Microsoft development languages (VB.net, C#, ASP.net, JavaScript, etc.) on MS SQL. Position Requirements/Required Skills: Must be a US CitizenMust be able to obtain government clearance Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or a related field) or work experience may be substituted for a degree 2+ years of experience developing web-based applicationsExperience with Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, or any relational databasesVisual Studio Experience  Preferred Skills:   Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills Ability to prioritize and work independently Excellent verbal/written communication skills VB, ASP, COM+, XML, VB.NET, ASP.NET, SOAP, JSON, and AJAX Web Application Programming experienceMicrosoft SQL Database and T-SQL Programming experienceJira ExperienceExperience with Concurrent Versioning System (CVS)Familiarity with Active Directory a plusFamiliarity with VMWare ESXI 5.5/6 a plus

Citizenship and Leadership Washington Focus Program Assistant Intern at National 4-H Council

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 09:35
Employer: National 4-H Council Expires: 01/16/2018 Position Summary National 4-H seeks energetic Program Assistants (PAs) to participate in the Citizenship Washington Focus and Leadership Washington Focus educational programs, intense and exciting learning experiences for youth and adults from all over the United States and the world.  The PA position includes three weeks of training, seven weeks of programming, and one week of program wrap-up. During programming weeks, the PAs are expected to work with client groups for the group’s entire stay, from Sunday afternoon until Friday night, working in collaboration with each group’s coordinator as well as Council program and planning staff. The PAs under these programs become licensed Class B Tour Guides for the District of Columbia metro area and will work to facilitate National 4-H Council’s educational curricula to groups of youth. Position Terms A weekly stipend to defray expenses is provided. PAs receive room and board through the Educational Program’s on-campus housing site, Warren Hall, and the on-campus café, the Clover Café. Dates of position will be late May through the last week of July. Responsibilities Tour Guide DutiesLead trips into the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and provide commentary on points of interest throughout the city, facilitating participants’ learning from these educational opportunities.Serve as primary liaison between National 4-H Conference Center and each group during their stay at the National 4-H Conference Center. Program Facilitator DutiesLead educational workshops conducted at the National 4-H Conference Center. This may include checking the arrangements for room-set-up, audio-visual, entertainment, speakers, transportation, field trips, workshops, recreation, and developing specific curriculum for ongoing programs.Meet with adult and group leaders to assist and orient groups as they arrive; help provide recreational and other free-time activities for participants; facilitate workshops; and other program  needs as required.Qualifications   Must have experience in leadership roles, public speaking, and presentation.Must be flexible and work well under pressure and with others.Must be at least 18 years old.Must have at least a high school diploma or equivalent, with education beyond high school preferred. Courses in political science, communications, history, and education preferred.Must be a citizen of the United States.Must be able to read, write and speak the English language.Must be able to satisfactorily pass a background check.Must successfully complete the tour guide exam and meet the medical and physical requirements of Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affair.

Summer Art/Design Instructor at Galileo Learning

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 18:28
Employer: Galileo Learning Expires: 01/17/2018 Passionate about working with and having an impact on kids? Believe the world needs innovators? Ready to have a career-defining summer? Have a love for art, science, technology, team-building or education? Imagine spending your summer as a Lead Art/Design Instructor at one of Galileo's summer sites across the San Francisco Bay Area, Southern California, and Chicago. Share your love of visual art, design, or cooking in classes like Art Studio, Web Design, Animation, Video Game Design, Culinary Arts, Digital Photography, and more.Lead Instructors are the staff most well-placed to bring Galileo’s curriculum and innovation to life. We believe that our approach to learning isn’t merely a pedagogy—it is a tool that will help shape the worldview of future innovators. Learn more about this role and working at Galileo in our jobs video gallery.We value divergent thinkers who bring various experiences and viewpoints to the table at Galileo. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups to apply.WORK HOURS AND DATESThe camp environment is demanding, requiring intense dedication and work ethic from each staff member. Depending on the time of summer or the specific week or day, the needs of camp and resulting staff hours may vary. We seek and make offers to staff who we believe are capable of thriving in this environment and contributing to camp’s success.The camp day runs, on average, 8-9 hours for Lead Instructors. Lead Instructors typically work 7:45am-4:45pmStaff meetings: During regular work hours before or after the start of programmingBefore setup days begin, complete between 2-12 hours of online trainingTraining and setup days: Participate in two mandatory training and setup days in the days before camp startsCOMPENSATIONWe are committed to competitively compensating staff.Staff will be compensated at a different hourly training rate for online training and on-site setup/trainingOvertime will be paid at 1.5x the regular hourly rate in accordance with state and federal requirementsPayroll is processed weekly; payments will be issued and paystubs made available the Friday after each camp weekREQUIREMENTSCommitment to educational programming for childrenFlexibility to meet changing work needs and demands Ability to work collaboratively on a high-functioning teamOpenness to feedback and desire to grow professionallyAbility to handle multiple tasks efficiently and accurately Strong organization skills and attention to detailAbility to communicate clearly, maturely and compassionately with families Ability to maintain an excellent work ethic, a high level of energy and exceptional enthusiasm EXPERIENCE & EDUCATIONCollege graduateExperience with the subject you will be teachingExperience with the grade level you will be teaching (Kindergarten, 1st-2nd or 3rd-5th graders)Experience working with kids or in a camp setting a plusESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESRead and learn curriculum for your subject prior to the start of camp. Prepare for and deliver rotations of Galileo curriculum per day to groups of up to 24 campersImplement the curriculum as written, adapting it as needed to improveProvide leadership, energy and camp spirit, constantly assessing group dynamics and individual needsSupervise Camp Counselors while they are working in your classroomSet, work toward, and achieve measurable professional development goalsSupport camper check-in and check-out processesProvide excellent customer service to familiesAssist with daily set up and cleanup of campContribute to and participate in daily camp activities

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