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.

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HOUSING CASE MANAGER – Louisville

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 1606 Garfield Ave.  in Louisville 1575 Yarmouth in Boulder.

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 databases.
  • Other duties as assigned

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. Competitive pay and excellent benefits.

Worksite Location:         Louisville

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.

Reports to:                         Housing Program Manager

TO APPLY, please email your resume and cover letter including salary expectations to Resumes@nullefaa.org. No hard copies or phone calls, please.

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: Maintenance Assistant

Worksite:

EFAA Office 1575 Yarmouth Ave, Boulder

ECHO House 929 Marine Street, Boulder

16th Street 4650 16th Street, Boulder

Triplex 4700-4708 18th St, Boulder

North Carr 201 N. Carr, Lafayette

Atwood 811 & 819 Atwood, Longmont

Garfield 1606 Garfield Ave, Louisville

Hours of Work: 24 hours per week with Benefits. This employee may be expected to work some weekends to respond to emergencies. Some flexibility is available to be determined by the supervisor and employee. Regular and timely attendance is an essential function of this job.

Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor

Supervises: NA

General Statement of Duties: This position is responsible for ongoing and preventative maintenance of all EFAA facilities. The responsibilities include: general maintenance work, upkeep of grounds, and daily cleaning of work sites. This person is responsible for maintaining safe, quality housing sites at EFAA. Additional responsibilities include general repairs of all types, painting and cleaning as well as rehabilitation of shelter units at turnover. Responsible for yard work, snow removal, and occasional food pickup. Responsible for maintaining tools in good working order, and routine maintenance and safety checks.

Duties May Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Performs maintenance and repair tasks at all EFAA facilities, grounds and includes emergency trouble-shooting, preventative maintenance and repairs on plumbing, heating, electrical systems, and building structures.
  • Assists the volunteer workers and/or contract repair persons (equipment mechanics, electricians, plumbers, etc.) in a variety of maintenance and repair functions.
  • Respond to task requests placed by staff on a timely basis and according to Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Responsible for landscaping, snow removal and other related duties as necessary to maintain properties.
  • Safely uses the tools and equipment in the performance of maintenance tasks: painting equipment, hand tools, power tools, long handled tools, cleaning equipment, ground keeping equipment and company vehicles.
  • Maintain written record of maintenance performed and follow procedures for monthly record keeping and completes other relevant paperwork and reports related to maintenance.
  • Interacts with EFAA participants and staff in a respectful, professional manner at all times.
  • Takes proper safety precautions, anticipates unsafe circumstances and acts accordingly to prevent accidents. Adheres to and practices EFAA safety rules. Is responsible for ensuring volunteers and contractors adhere to EFAA safety rules.
  • Inspects EFAA properties on a regular scheduled basis including cleanliness of site, repairs, and safety concerns. Any major items will be reported to the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Performs related duties as assigned by Maintenance Supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • At least 6 months of building maintenance and repair experience, including demonstrated working knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting and mechanical systems and equipment.
  • Ability to follow established procedures for record keeping.
  • Ability to operate various hand and power tools.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Conversationally functional Spanish preferable.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Ability to respectfully interact with diverse participant populations.
  • Available for on-call in exceptional circumstances.

Working Environment, Physical Activities and Equipment Used: Physical agility to perform all aspects of the job including standing, sitting, walking and/or the ability to lift up to 100 pounds and move equipment and objects, including furniture, on a regular basis. Regularly required to work outside. Climbing ladders and use of power tools is required on a regular basis. Required use of computer for data entry and other work. This position requires a valid Colorado Driver’s License.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $17.00 /hour

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