EFAA helps those in our community whose immediate needs for food, shelter and other basic necessities cannot be adequately met by other means, and supports their efforts toward financial stability or self-sufficiency.

Jobs

Job Title: Basic Needs Community Case Manager

Work Site:   1575 Yarmouth, Boulder, CO 80304

Hours of Work: 40.0 hours per week.  This person will work within the hours of 8:30 – 5:00 with a specific schedule determined by the employee and their supervisor in conjunction with other staff who work at those locations. This position will be required to attend occasional functions outside of normal operating hours. Regular and timely attendance is an essential function of this job. This position is supervised by the Basic Needs Program Manager. 

Mission: Help those in our community whose immediate needs for food, shelter, and other basic necessities cannot be adequately met by other means and support their efforts toward financial stability or self-sufficiency. 

Organization: For 100 years, EFAA has been a locally operated community safety net for families in times of need. In addition to committed staff, EFAA has strong community partnerships and a thriving volunteer program which help to facilitate our mission. 

General Statement of Duties: This person holds a multifaceted role. One area of responsibility is providing day-to-day casework services with families and individuals that are having difficulty in meeting basic material needs, primarily around food and housing across all departments.  This position requires individual and team-based decision making, assistance with an array of administrative duties, while also participating in the training and support of volunteers.  

The other areas of responsibility are strengthening relationships with community partners and developing participant pathways to service and providing resourcing and case management in the community. Additionally, this role will provide support to the Basic Needs and Housing departments with case management as needed. 

All EFAA staff are required to contribute to the development of the organization.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:
Internal Support – Coverage

  • Provide coverage and assistance to basic needs, housing, and children’s team during times of increased need, during staff transition, significant staff leave, or on an emergency basis including but not limited to:
    • Conduct professional interviews with diverse clients
    • Make decisions regarding participant services
    • Working with families to set and make progress towards goals
    • Distribute assistance to clients according to EFAA’s policies and procedures
    • Enter all relevant information into the database for tracking and analysis
    • Working with families to set and make progress towards goals
  • Provide coverage for case manager to allow them to meet with other case managers at partner agencies, after school hour at Headstart, interface/assessment at mobile food pantries 

Internal Support – Housing Priority List

  • Oversee the referrals and screenings for the Housing Priority List in collaboration with the Housing Program Manager

External Support

  • Meet with community partners to build relationships and develop partnership and participant pathways
  • Provide EFAA services and resourcing at spaces such as: Community Food Share’s Mobile Food Pantry, Harvest of Hope, and Boulder Housing Partners
  • Identifying community resources and agencies that could benefit from informational sessions on EFAA services

Other Duties:

  • Attend regular meetings as a member of the Program Team
  • Provide support to other paid and volunteer staff working in the Boulder
  • Take proper safety precautions, anticipate unsafe circumstances and act accordingly to prevent accidents 
  • Adhere to and practice EFAA Safety Rules. Responsible for ensuring volunteers and supervised staff adhere to EFAA Safety Rules at all times
  • Identify and participate in professional development activities
  • Participate in hiring of new staff members as needed
  • Make suggestions on improvements in procedures and policies and programs to improve EFAA
  • Complete a professional development plan in the annual performance review
  • Help support occasional evening and weekend events

 Required Qualifications:

  • Related undergraduate degree and/or relevant experience
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish 
  • Experience working with low-income and ethnically diverse households
  • Familiarity with Microsoft programs as well as the ability to use additional software programs
  • Interest in community engagement/outreach
  • Experience providing short case management and/or resourcing services

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional level oral and written skills
  • Experience in short and long term case management functions

Working Environment, Physical Activities and Equipment Used: 

  • Typical office environment. Regularly uses computer for data input and other work.

Why You Should Apply:

EFAA’s culture is employee-focused providing  access to a generous benefits package including:

  • competitive pay commensurate with education and experience
  • considerable PTO
  • language bonus for bilingual English / Spanish employees 
  • generous health insurance benefits and employer paid Simple IRA contributions
  • family friendly policies and practices
  • designated paper work time 
  • a commitment to professional development and training

How to Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to resumes@nullefaa.org
Last updated Aug. 2019

Job Title: Family Strengthening Manager

 Work Site:   1575 Yarmouth, Boulder, CO 80304

 Hours of Work: 40 hours per week.  This person will typically work within the hours of 8:30 – 5:00 with some flexibility as determined by the supervisor and employee.  Some evening/weekend work will be required. Regular and timely attendance is an essential function of this job.

Reports to: Director of Programs

Supervises: Family Learning Coordinator and Children’s Program Case Managers

Mission: Help those in our community whose immediate needs for food, shelter, and other basic necessities cannot be adequately met by other means and support their efforts toward financial stability or self-sufficiency. 

General Statement of Duties: This person holds a multifaceted position responsible for the oversight, planning, and implementation of Family Strengthening program goals and priorities, under the guidance of the Director of Programs and in partnership with a wide variety of community organizations. This person will manage a team of direct reports. Additional duties will be to participate in the selection, training, and supervision of some volunteers; to fulfill some administrative duties associated with being a member of the Program Team; and to contribute to the overall development of the organization.

Supervision:  Supervisors are responsible for hiring, training, and evaluating supervised positions consistent with EFAA policies and procedures. Supervision meetings are conducted with each staff on a bi-monthly basis. As part of each employee’s annual evaluation, a development plan must be established. Documentation and paperwork related to supervisor responsibilities (hiring documents, timesheets, evaluations/quarterly reviews) are to be completed in a timely and accurate manner.

 Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee and ensure the provision of safe, supportive, trauma-informed, strengths-based children focused case management and afterschool programming
  • Manage grants contracts including budget management, reporting, and fulfillment of responsibilities
  • Closely coordinate and collaborate as a member of the Program Management Team
  • Maintain, revise, and uphold EFAA’s agreements and permitting process with community partners including BVSD and YWCA
  • Identify opportunities to provide services oriented toward family support, strengthening families, embracing diversity, and community building throughout EFAA’s programming.
  • Oversee process and engagement of the Participant Advisory Committee including collaborating with Denver Foundation consultant
  • Monitor financial reports in collaboration with Director of Programs to ensure program spending is within limits and/or variances are managed.
  • Responsible for the tracking and managing of all relevant data metrics.
  • Identify and participate in activities designed to enhance skills and abilities required for professional development of Program staff.
  • Make improvement suggestions on procedures, policies, and programs that will improve EFAA.
  • Represent EFAA in community events, meetings and speaking engagements, as requested.
  • Take proper safety precautions, anticipate unsafe circumstances and act accordingly to prevent accidents. Adhere to and practice EFAA Safety Rules.
  • Responsible for ensuring volunteers and supervised staff adhere to EFAA safety rules at all times.

Qualifications:

  • Required: Related undergraduate degree or relevant experience; experience working with low-income and ethnically diverse households required.
  • Preferred: Bilingual (English/Spanish) at professional level; Master of Social Work; understanding of trauma-informed and strengths-based case management practices.

Position Status:  Full time position with benefits.

Working Environment, Physical Activities and Equipment Used: 

  • Typical office environment. Regularly uses computer for data input and other work.

Why You Should Apply:

EFAA’s culture is employee-focused providing  access to a generous benefits package including:

  • competitive pay commensurate of education and experience
  • considerable PTO
  • Language bonus for bilingual English / Spanish employees 
  • Up to 100% employer paid health insurance premiums and employer paid Simple IRA contributions
  • family friendly policies and practices
  • designated paper time 
  • a commitment to professional development and training

How to Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to resumes@nullefaa.org 

Job Title:                    Maintenance Assistant

Worksite:  Boulder County locations including Boulder, Longmont, Lafayette & Louisville

Hours of Work:         20 hours per week

Reports to:                Maintenance Supervisor

General description of position:  The maintenance assistant will perform semiskilled and unskilled manual tasks related to the maintenance and repair of EFAA buildings, grounds and equipment. The types of activities the Maintenance Assistant will engage in includes, but is not limited to:

  1. General yardwork – Weeding, raking,  lawn mowing, trimming, and mulching.
  2. Fence and playground repairs
  3. Apartment painting/touch ups
  4. Troubleshooting non-urgent maintenance and repair issues: e.g. snaking drains, minor repairs of toilets, caulking of bathtub or windows,
  5. Carrying out routine and preventative maintenance including changing batteries for locks and smoke detectors
  6. Shovel walkways and spread snowmelt when icy (under 2” accumulation)
  7. For short-term housing units, assist with bed bug mitigation after outbreaks (wash bedding, etc.)
  8. Assist Maintenance Supervisor in two-person maintenance and repair tasks and special projects as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Six (6) months related experience, including experience utilizing hand and power tools.
  • Must be able to read, speak and understand English for business purposes.
  • Conversationally functional Spanish preferable.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Must be able to read and write instructions, short correspondence, emails, service requests and to converse with co-workers, participants and sub-contractors, and volunteers in a professional manner.
  • Available for on-call in exceptional circumstances
  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment background check including criminal record search and employment verification.

Position Status:  Part-time – hourly employee. Not eligible for health insurance benefits. Other benefits may be available on a pro-rated basis.

Working Environment, Physical Activities and Equipment Used:  Physical agility to perform all aspects of the job including standing, sitting, walking, the use of stairs and ladders; ability to stoop, kneel or crouch; specific vision abilities related to the job tasks; physical ability to move appliance with the assistance of an appliance dolly; ability to lift heavy objects up to 75 lbs. with the assistance of a dolly and/or another employee.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time and without notice.

How to Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter including salary expectations to resumes@nullefaa.org

Job Title: Childcare Provider

Hours of Work: 2-5 hours/week & on-call opportunities 

Mission: Help those in our community whose immediate needs for food, shelter, and other basic necessities cannot be adequately met by other means and support their efforts toward financial stability or self-sufficiency.

Organization: For 100 years, EFAA has been a locally operated community safety net for families in times of need. In addition to committed staff, EFAA has strong community partnerships and a thriving volunteer program which help to facilitate our mission.

General Statement of Duties:

Come help EFAA support families through our childcare program!

We are looking to hire childcare providers to watch over our kiddos during our classes and workshops throughout the year . We provide childcare on site at all of our programs in order to alleviate the barrier of parents not being able to attend due to childcare. Our programs run Monday through Friday in the evenings.

If you are interested in helping your community and neighbors let us know!

Qualifications

  • Experience in Childcare
  • 16+ years old
  • Able to pass background check
  • Preferred Bilingual but not required
  • CPR/FA preferred but not required

Please send resumes to catherine@nullefaa.org