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:                      Case Manager, Basic Needs  

 Work Site:          1575 Yarmouth, Boulder, CO 80304

 Hours of Work:      40.0 hours per week.  This person will work within the hours of 8:00 – 5:30 with a specific schedule determined by the employee and their supervisor in conjunction with other staff who work at those locations. 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 is responsible for providing day-to-day casework services with families and individuals that are having difficulty in meeting basic material needs, primarily around food and housing.  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. All EFAA staff are required to contribute to the development of the organization.

 Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct professional interviews with diverse participants
  • Provide bilingual (Spanish) conversational casework services for Spanish speaking participants
  • Regularly collaborate with co-workers and supervisor on cases
  • Maintain working knowledge of community resources available to assist the populations served
  • Enter all relevant information into the database for tracking and analysis
  • Make decisions regarding participant services on a daily basis
  • Distribute assistance to participants according to EFAA’s policies and procedures
  • Complete case management related paperwork in an accurate and timely manner
  • Identify and report on unmet needs
  • Work with Supervisor on participant related issues including but not limited to: case related paperwork, working with challenging cases/participants, in-services with outside agencies, budget related issues, etc
  • Maintain positive working relationships with groups and individuals referring people to EFAA for help
  • Participate in Basic Needs Plus case management programming based on agency needs and funding
  • 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, 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

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional level oral and written skills

 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

Job Title: Housing Case Manager, Lafayette

Work Site: Lafayette

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week: 9:00-5:30 with some flexibility as determined by the Housing Program Manager and the employee. Some evenings and weekends as needed. Regular and timely attendance is an essential function of this job.

Supervision:  This position is supervised by the Housing 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:

The Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA) is in search of its next Housing Case Manager to assist families in EFAA’s short-term and transitional housing programs in increasing their self resiliency and obtaining stable housing by providing trauma-informed, empowerment-based case management following the Family Resource Center’s guidelines and quality standards of care. 

Additional responsibilities include assisting with the property management of the site at North Carr in Lafayette.

Scope and Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Provide trauma-informed, empowerment-based case management services to housing residents designed to assist them in their efforts to acquire stable housing and increase self resiliency.
  • Coordinate case planning with family strengthening and children’s programs to provide cohesive wrap around services.
  • Provide residents with household supplies and direct financial assistance during their stay.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with community partners and other agencies working with housing residents.
  • Execute property management protocols in collaboration with finance and property management team. 
  • Attend monthly Program Team meetings in Boulder and weekly Housing Team meetings.
  • Coordinate the acquisition, stocking, and distribution of donated food, furniture, and household supplies acquired through donors.
  • Organize community events for residents, independently or in collaboration with the children’s activity coordinator, to foster community within housing sites. 
  • Represent EFAA at community groups and public forums.
  • Assist in the development and evaluation of programs and services.
  • Commit to a professional development plan. 
  • Maintain data entry requirements through Bishop File and Boulder County Connect database.

Required Qualifications:  

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in relevant field (or commensurate professional experience).  
  • Three years of case management experience with underserved or vulnerable populations or related graduate/undergraduate degree with relevant experience. 
  • Bilingual (English-Spanish) speaker required. 
  • Must be proficient in MS Office software (Word, Excel).
  • Public speaking experience desirable.  
  • Supervisory experience desirable.  
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate and work easily with a wide variety of people.
  • Ability to establish priorities in an environment of competing demands.
  • Attention to detail and an ability to manage multiple projects a must.

Position Status:  Full time position

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 including salary expectations to resumes@nullefaa.org

Posted June 24 2019