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(as of 4/7/14)

 

VOLUNTEER CENTER/COMMUNITY CONNECTION
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
FURNITURE FOR FAMILIES
PROGRAM SPECIALIST I
 
General Statement
Under the supervision of Community Connection’s PEI Program Coordinator II, the Program Specialist I will provide operation management and direct supervision of volunteers for the Furniture for Families program. The Furniture for Families program is a collaboration between the Homeless Services Center and Community Connection designed to receive donations of quality furniture and appliances and redistribute these items to people/families in need.
THIS JOB IS LABOR INTENSIVE. The job will predominantly include moving furniture including pick up, delivery, loading, unloading, and arranging mattresses, sofas, dining tables, desks, chairs etc. 
 
 
Pay Scale:  $13.57 - $14.67 per hour 
Hours:  This position is part-time, 20 hours per week.
Deadline for applications:  November 8, 2013
 
 
Essential Functions
Develops, implements and oversees operational protocol
Recruits and trains volunteers
Coordinates employee and volunteer schedules
Provides strong customer services skills
Coordinates and performs all furniture pick-ups
Coordinates and performs furniture moving tasks including heavy lifting
Support staff in a variety of assigned projects as requested 
Maintains documentation of furniture donations and distribution
 
Qualifications
Current CA drivers license and clean driving record
At least two years supervision experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work with diverse groups of people
Ability to consistently lift up to 50 lbs.
Ability to perform labor intensive tasks including loading, unloading, and moving furniture
Personal flexibility and ability to work independently in a busy and changing environment
Computer skills: Email, Word, Excel
Ability to organize own work as well as team efforts involving 2-8 individuals
Experience working with psychiatric disabilities and homeless individuals or strong desire to work with this population
 
Plus Factors
Personal or family experience with mental illness
Experience working with individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders
Proficient in Spanish
 
 
TO APPLY:  Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to:
Andrea Turnbull
Community Connection 
300 Harvey West Blvd. 
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
aturnbull@ccsantacruz.org
 
 
The Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County does not discriminate against volunteers, employees or clients who meet eligibility guidelines for any Volunteer Center programs.  If you think you have been discriminated against, please call the Executive Director at (831) 427-5070
VOLUNTEER CENTER/COMMUNITY CONNECTION
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
FURNITURE FOR FAMILIES
PROGRAM SPECIALIST I
 
General Statement
Under the supervision of Community Connection’s PEI Program Coordinator II, the Program Specialist I will provide operation management and direct supervision of volunteers for the Furniture for Families program. The Furniture for Families program is a collaboration between the Homeless Services Center and Community Connection designed to receive donations of quality furniture and appliances and redistribute these items to people/families in need.
THIS JOB IS LABOR INTENSIVE. The job will predominantly include moving furniture including pick up, delivery, loading, unloading, and arranging mattresses, sofas, dining tables, desks, chairs etc. 
 
 
Pay Scale:  $13.57 - $14.67 per hour 
Hours:  This position is part-time, 20 hours per week.
Deadline for applications:  November 8, 2013
 
 
Essential Functions
Develops, implements and oversees operational protocol
Recruits and trains volunteers
Coordinates employee and volunteer schedules
Provides strong customer services skills
Coordinates and performs all furniture pick-ups
Coordinates and performs furniture moving tasks including heavy lifting
Support staff in a variety of assigned projects as requested 
Maintains documentation of furniture donations and distribution
 
Qualifications
Current CA drivers license and clean driving record
At least two years supervision experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work with diverse groups of people
Ability to consistently lift up to 50 lbs.
Ability to perform labor intensive tasks including loading, unloading, and moving furniture
Personal flexibility and ability to work independently in a busy and changing environment
Computer skills: Email, Word, Excel
Ability to organize own work as well as team efforts involving 2-8 individuals
Experience working with psychiatric disabilities and homeless individuals or strong desire to work with this population
 
Plus Factors
Personal or family experience with mental illness
Experience working with individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders
Proficient in Spanish
 
 
TO APPLY:  Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to:
Andrea Turnbull
Community Connection 
300 Harvey West Blvd. 
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
aturnbull@ccsantacruz.org
 
 
The Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County does not discriminate against volunteers, employees or clients who meet eligibility guidelines for any Volunteer Center programs.  If you think you have been discriminated against, please call the Executive Director at (831) 427-5
VOLUNTEER CENTER/COMMUNITY CONNECTION
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
FURNITURE FOR FAMILIES
PROGRAM SPECIALIST I
 
General Statement
Under the supervision of Community Connection’s PEI Program Coordinator II, the Program Specialist I will provide operation management and direct supervision of volunteers for the Furniture for Families program. The Furniture for Families program is a collaboration between the Homeless Services Center and Community Connection designed to receive donations of quality furniture and appliances and redistribute these items to people/families in need.
THIS JOB IS LABOR INTENSIVE. The job will predominantly include moving furniture including pick up, delivery, loading, unloading, and arranging mattresses, sofas, dining tables, desks, chairs etc. 
 
 
Pay Scale:  $13.57 - $14.67 per hour 
Hours:  This position is part-time, 20 hours per week.
Deadline for applications:  November 8, 2013
 
 
Essential Functions
Develops, implements and oversees operational protocol
Recruits and trains volunteers
Coordinates employee and volunteer schedules
Provides strong customer services skills
Coordinates and performs all furniture pick-ups
Coordinates and performs furniture moving tasks including heavy lifting
Support staff in a variety of assigned projects as requested 
Maintains documentation of furniture donations and distribution
 
Qualifications
Current CA drivers license and clean driving record
At least two years supervision experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work with diverse groups of people
Ability to consistently lift up to 50 lbs.
Ability to perform labor intensive tasks including loading, unloading, and moving furniture
Personal flexibility and ability to work independently in a busy and changing environment
Computer skills: Email, Word, Excel
Ability to organize own work as well as team efforts involving 2-8 individuals
Experience working with psychiatric disabilities and homeless individuals or strong desire to work with this population
 
Plus Factors
Personal or family experience with mental illness
Experience working with individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders
Proficient in Spanish
 
 
TO APPLY:  Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to:
Andrea Turnbull
Community Connection 
300 Harvey West Blvd. 
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
aturnbull@ccsantacruz.org
 
 
The Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County does not discriminate against volunteers, employees or clients who meet eligibility guidelines for any Volunteer Center programs.  If you think you have been discriminated against, please call the Executive Director at (831) 427-50
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
FURNITURE FOR FAMILIES
PROGRAM SPECIALIST I
 
General Statement
Under the supervision of Community Connection’s PEI Program Coordinator II, the Program Specialist I will provide operation management and direct supervision of volunteers for the Furniture for Families program. The Furniture for Families program is a collaboration between the Homeless Services Center and Community Connection designed to receive donations of quality furniture and appliances and redistribute these items to people/families in need.
THIS JOB IS LABOR INTENSIVE. The job will predominantly include moving furniture including pick up, delivery, loading, unloading, and arranging mattresses, sofas, dining tables, desks, chairs etc. 
 
 
Pay Scale:  $13.57 - $14.67 per hour 
Hours:  This position is part-time, 20 hours per week.
Deadline for applications:  November 8, 2013
 
 
Essential Functions
Develops, implements and oversees operational protocol
Recruits and trains volunteers
Coordinates employee and volunteer schedules
Provides strong customer services skills
Coordinates and performs all furniture pick-ups
Coordinates and performs furniture moving tasks including heavy lifting
Support staff in a variety of assigned projects as requested 
Maintains documentation of furniture donations and distribution
 
Qualifications
Current CA drivers license and clean driving record
At least two years supervision experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work with diverse groups of people
Ability to consistently lift up to 50 lbs.
Ability to perform labor intensive tasks including loading, unloading, and moving furniture
Personal flexibility and ability to work independently in a busy and changing environment
Computer skills: Email, Word, Excel
Ability to organize own work as well as team efforts involving 2-8 individuals
Experience working with psychiatric disabilities and homeless individuals or strong desire to work with this population
 
Plus Factors
Personal or family experience with mental illness
Experience working with individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders
Proficient in Spanish
 
 
TO APPLY:  Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to:
Andrea Turnbull
Community Connection 
300 Harvey West Blvd. 
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
aturnbull@ccsantacruz.org
 
 
The Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County does not discriminate against volunteers, employees or clients who meet eligibility guidelines for any Volunteer Center programs.  If you think you have been discriminated against, please call the Executive Director at (831) 427-5070

 

VOLUNTEER CENTER/COMMUNITY CONNECTION

 
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
FURNITURE FOR FAMILIES
PROGRAM SPECIALIST I
 
General Statement
Under the supervision of Community Connection’s PEI Program Coordinator II, the Program Specialist I will provide operation management and direct supervision of volunteers for the Furniture for Families program. The Furniture for Families program is a collaboration between the Homeless Services Center and Community Connection designed to receive donations of quality furniture and appliances and redistribute these items to people/families in need.
THIS JOB IS LABOR INTENSIVE. The job will predominantly include moving furniture including pick up, delivery, loading, unloading, and arranging mattresses, sofas, dining tables, desks, chairs etc. 
 
 
Pay Scale:  $13.57 - $14.67 per hour 
Hours:  This position is part-time, 20 hours per week.
Deadline for applications:  November 8, 2013
 
 
Essential Functions
Develops, implements and oversees operational protocol
Recruits and trains volunteers
Coordinates employee and volunteer schedules
Provides strong customer services skills
Coordinates and performs all furniture pick-ups
Coordinates and performs furniture moving tasks including heavy lifting
Support staff in a variety of assigned projects as requested 
Maintains documentation of furniture donations and distribution
 
Qualifications
Current CA drivers license and clean driving record
At least two years supervision experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work with diverse groups of people
Ability to consistently lift up to 50 lbs.
Ability to perform labor intensive tasks including loading, unloading, and moving furniture
Personal flexibility and ability to work independently in a busy and changing environment
Computer skills: Email, Word, Excel
Ability to organize own work as well as team efforts involving 2-8 individuals
Experience working with psychiatric disabilities and homeless individuals or strong desire to work with this population
 
Plus Factors
Personal or family experience with mental illness
Experience working with individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders
Proficient in Spanish
 
 
TO APPLY:  Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to:
Andrea Turnbull
Community Connection 
300 Harvey West Blvd. 
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
aturnbull@ccsantacruz.org
 
 
The Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County does not discriminate against volunteers, employees or clients who meet eligibility guidelines for any Volunteer Center programs.  If you think you have been discriminated against, please call the Executive Director at (831) 427-5070

VOLUNTEER CENTER/COMMUNITY CONNECTION

 
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
FURNITURE FOR FAMILIES
PROGRAM SPECIALIST I
 
General Statement
Under the supervision of Community Connection’s PEI Program Coordinator II, the Program Specialist I will provide operation management and direct supervision of volunteers for the Furniture for Families program. The Furniture for Families program is a collaboration between the Homeless Services Center and Community Connection designed to receive donations of quality furniture and appliances and redistribute these items to people/families in need.
THIS JOB IS LABOR INTENSIVE. The job will predominantly include moving furniture including pick up, delivery, loading, unloading, and arranging mattresses, sofas, dining tables, desks, chairs etc. 
 
 
Pay Scale:  $13.57 - $14.67 per hour 
Hours:  This position is part-time, 20 hours per week.
Deadline for applications:  November 8, 2013
 
 
Essential Functions
Develops, implements and oversees operational protocol
Recruits and trains volunteers
Coordinates employee and volunteer schedules
Provides strong customer services skills
Coordinates and performs all furniture pick-ups
Coordinates and performs furniture moving tasks including heavy lifting
Support staff in a variety of assigned projects as requested 
Maintains documentation of furniture donations and distribution
 
Qualifications
Current CA drivers license and clean driving record
At least two years supervision experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work with diverse groups of people
Ability to consistently lift up to 50 lbs.
Ability to perform labor intensive tasks including loading, unloading, and moving furniture
Personal flexibility and ability to work independently in a busy and changing environment
Computer skills: Email, Word, Excel
Ability to organize own work as well as team efforts involving 2-8 individuals
Experience working with psychiatric disabilities and homeless individuals or strong desire to work with this population
 
Plus Factors
Personal or family experience with mental illness
Experience working with individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders
Proficient in Spanish
 
 
TO APPLY:  Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to:
Andrea Turnbull
Community Connection 
300 Harvey West Blvd. 
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
aturnbull@ccsantacruz.org
 
 
The Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County does not discriminate against volunteers, employees or clients who meet eligibility guidelines for any Volunteer Center programs.  If you think you have been discriminated against, please call the Executive Director at (831) 427-5070

There are no job opening at this time.

cperry(at)ccsantacruz(dot)orgPosition: Job Developer
Program: Career Services
 
General Statement: Under the supervision of the Career Services Program Coordinator and in collaboration with the Career Services Employment Specialists, the Job Developer cultivates employment opportunities for consumers of mental health services in the County of Santa Cruz. Using the recovery approach, the Job Developer connects participants to job and career opportunities that are both appropriate to their backgrounds, skills, and interests, as well as supportive to their health and mental recovery. This position maintains active liaison with employers/companies to create steady opportunities for participants to enter the workforce maintains ongoing contact with potential employers and coordinates job placement activities with vocational counselors.
 
 
Essential Functions:
• With specific clients and caseload in mind, the Job Developer conducts extensive outreach to employers and potential employers to market Career Services participants, to increase pool of employers, increase job bank listing, and develop new job orders.
• Maintains employer and volunteer database with job leads and contact information.
• Develops appropriate jobs and short-term volunteer positions based on the
participant’s needs, strengths and interests.
• Gives presentations to employers regarding participants’ potential, Mental Health
disability education and the benefits of the Department of Rehabilitation.
• Represents agency at job fairs, trade shows, forums and other appropriate venues
providing contact with potential employers; attends unit meetings as required.
• Collaborates with employment specialists and program participants to refine
understanding of applicants’ needs and interests to identify targeted job
development efforts.
• Meets with program participants to identify and achieve employment related goals.
• Works with the Career Services team to facilitate placement readiness of
participants, including preparing them for employment interviews and the labor
market.
• Assists in the recruitment, interviewing and selection of participants, as needed.
• Maintains records and prepares written and statistical reports concerning job development activities.
• Accompanies participants to interviews and job fairs as needed.
• Facilitates employment preparation workshops to present employment opportunities.
• Attends and participates in staff meetings, staff development sessions and in-service
trainings as assigned.
• Maintains accurate documentation to match employment leads with participants.
• Assigned related tasks or duties as needed.
 
Qualifications:
1. BA plus one year of sales, marketing, employment counseling or job development experience; or equivalent on the job experience in a related field.
2. Ability to effectively develop desirable jobs for diverse clientele.
3. Knowledge of labor market trends in a range of occupational fields (professional,
skilled, semi-skilled and industrial).
4. Understanding of the employment needs of individuals with Mental Health
disabilities.
5. Familiarity with use of computerized job banks.
6. Ability to outreach, network, and market participants and program.
7. Basic computer software literacy and computer experience.
8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
9. Conversational Spanish
 
Plus Factors
• Personal or family experience as a mental health consumer
• An understanding and appreciation of mental health symptoms

Pay Scale:  $16.28-$17.61 per hour, plus benefits. 
Hours:  20 hours per week.
Deadline: 03/14/14 by 5:00 PM
 
To Apply: Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to:
Chuck Perry
Community Connection 
300 Harvey West Blvd. 
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 
cperry(at)ccsantacruz(dot)org
 
The Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County does not discriminate against volunteers, employees or clients who meet eligibility guidelines for any Volunteer Center programs.  If you think you have been discriminated against, please call the Executive Director at (831) 427-5070
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
FURNITURE FOR FAMILIES
PROGRAM SPECIALIST I
 
General Statement
Under the supervision of Community Connection’s PEI Program Coordinator II, the Program Specialist I will provide operation management and direct supervision of volunteers for the Furniture for Families program. The Furniture for Families program is a collaboration between the Homeless Services Center and Community Connection designed to receive donations of quality furniture and appliances and redistribute these items to people/families in need.
THIS JOB IS LABOR INTENSIVE. The job will predominantly include moving furniture including pick up, delivery, loading, unloading, and arranging mattresses, sofas, dining tables, desks, chairs etc. 
 
 
Pay Scale:  $13.57 - $14.67 per hour 
Hours:  This position is part-time, 20 hours per week.
Deadline for applications:  November 8, 2013
 
 
Essential Functions
Develops, implements and oversees operational protocol
Recruits and trains volunteers
Coordinates employee and volunteer schedules
Provides strong customer services skills
Coordinates and performs all furniture pick-ups
Coordinates and performs furniture moving tasks including heavy lifting
Support staff in a variety of assigned projects as requested 
Maintains documentation of furniture donations and distribution
 
Qualifications
Current CA drivers license and clean driving record
At least two years supervision experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work with diverse groups of people
Ability to consistently lift up to 50 lbs.
Ability to perform labor intensive tasks including loading, unloading, and moving furniture
Personal flexibility and ability to work independently in a busy and changing environment
Computer skills: Email, Word, Excel
Ability to organize own work as well as team efforts involving 2-8 individuals
Experience working with psychiatric disabilities and homeless individuals or strong desire to work with this population
 
Plus Factors
Personal or family experience with mental illness
Experience working with individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders
Proficient in Spanish
 
 
TO APPLY:  Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to:
Andrea Turnbull
Community Connection 
300 Harvey West Blvd. 
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
aturnbull@ccsantacruz.org
 
 
The Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County does not discriminate against volunteers, employees or clients who meet eligibility guidelines for any Volunteer Center programs.  If you think you have been discriminated against, please call the Executive Director at (831) 427-5070

 

 

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