United World College USA
Montezuma, NM, USA
United World College-USA is seeking a Student Support Specialist. Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Student Support Specialist position provides mission and values aligned support for the Residential, Health and Experiential aspects of student life during the COVID-19 pandemic. This position serves as a part of the Residential Team with specific emphasis on identifying and managing logistics and residential care for students in quarantine and isolation, as well as supporting personal sustainability and wellness programming, COVID-19 prevention practices, and residential logistics across dorms as needed. Duties will be guided by evidence-based practices of healthy adolescent development and socio-emotional learning, and will encourage development of personal integrity, healthy adult-youth relationships, and peer-to-peer accountability. This is a ten month, live-on, exempt position to include on-call flexibility. A typical work week is Monday-Friday. Active work hours are primarily afternoon and evenings.
Residential and Health Responsibilities:
Reports to the Dean of Students, to help support and implement COVID safety directives related to residential life and student health. Works collaboratively with the residential and health teams to address quarantine, isolation and student care needs related to COVID prevention and management, consistent with the values and mission of the UWC movement.
Remain current on best practices related to COVID prevention and management in residential settings
Support and manage student COVID vaccine administration and documentation in conjunction with the health team
Assist Health Team and Student Life Program Integration Coordinator in development and deployment of educational materials and practices related to COVID
Proactively build a culture of safety, respect, engagement, and responsibility
Utilize a diversity, equity and inclusion frame to address wellness and sustainability issues
Supports COVID testing, symptom check and data tracking
Build positive student relationships that contribute toward deepening the student experience
Assist Health Team and Student Life Program Integration Coordinator in training assistant residential coordinators (aRC) and student resident assistants in COVID related health protocol
In regards to quarantined and isolated students, communicate proactively with teaching faculty and support effective documentation and response to faculty and parents and families with respect to COVID concerns
Serve on COVID Nerve Center to help support team, research and document as needed, and take action to implement plans
Attend residential meetings
Support RCs and Health Team as additional resource should scheduling challenges/emergencies arise
Perform regular walk-throughs and support COVID prevention through positive role modeling
Oversee students in isolation/quarantine as needed; refer to Health Team
Assist with orientation and the opening and closing of residential houses
Assist with winter break programming or student placement as needed
Drive students to health appointments as needed
Lead and Conduct room checks 3 times per week
Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Students
Sponsor one Experiential Education activity
Drive 2-3 times weekly for student activities and events
Assist with and participate in major ExEd and Residential Life campus events, including service days and retreats.
Co-lead Southwest Studies and Project Week
Support Personal and Communal Sustainability programming as time allows
Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Students
All UWC-USA employees are expected to provide varying levels of leadership in order to support the UWC mission. Examples include but are not limited to:
Actively participating and contributing to committee or task force assignments, providing leadership in campus-wide events or initiatives, strategic planning efforts, in the experiential education program, the dormitories, dining hall, and/or in physical plant initiatives.
Initiating strategic discussions and sharing thoughtful and innovative ideas with your co-workers for carrying out the UWC mission and successfully completing day to day work assignments.
Demonstrating a growth mindset by believing and acknowledging that intelligence, skills, learning and creativity can all grow with time and experience
Living on the UWC-USA campus required
Evenings and weekends required, including on call flexibility
Bachelor’s degree required with focus in health, counseling, leadership, education, or related field. Ten or more years of experience with adolescents in a residential setting may be considered in lieu of education.
Comfort working in a congregant, residential setting during pandemic
Experience working within residential communities required
Must possess strong desire to work with 16-19 year-olds in a dynamic international boarding environment
Keen understanding of issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Excellent organizational skills, relationship building skills, and communication skills required
Desire to contribute creatively and effectively to the UWC mission and values
Must be willing to drive fifteen passenger vehicles and possess/maintain a clean driving record and driver’s license
Ability to learn and utilize Google suite, PowerSchool and other computer programs supporting the student experience
Knowledge of the UWC movement
Knowledge of trauma-informed care practices
Experience working within an international community
Working knowledge of adolescent student development theory
This is a full-time, exempt, 10-month position. Compensation is commensurate with experience; and UWC-USA offers a competitive benefits package.
UWC-USA is an international boarding school. It enrolls up to 240 students in grades 11 and 12. All students follow the IB Diploma Program. Roughly twenty percent of the students come from the U.S.; the remainder represent more than 90 different countries. Students are admitted on the basis of merit, potential, and promise.
To apply, complete an application form . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The successful candidate is required to either be vaccinated, as vaccines are available, or provide a medical or religious waiver, prior to starting this position at UWC-USA.
UWC-USA does not discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or admission and employment practices based on race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, ancestry, or any other legally protected class.
Oregon Health Authority
NOTE: This position requires an unencumbered Oregon Registered Nursing License or the ability to acquire an Oregon Registered Nursing License within the first three months of employment.
This is a full-time, permanent classified position and is represented by a union.
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Adolescent, Genetic and Reproductive Health (AGRH) Section , Oregon Reproductive Health (RH) Program in Portland, OR is recruiting for a Reproductive Health Nurse Consultant to provide expert consultation and technical assistance for the Oregon Reproductive Health Program. The RH Program is dedicated to ensuring people in Oregon have access to high-quality reproductive and sexual health services, knowledge, and resources through partnerships with clinics, community organizations, and policy makers. The RH Program provides program planning, policy development, guidance, organization, support and implementation for activities and projects related to ensuring that every person in Oregon has reproductive autonomy.
This position is based in Oregon as frequent travel throughout the state is required. Some of this work may be conducted remotely at an alternate worksite with full access to the needed operating systems and technology. However, there are times when the work will need to be conducted at the primary work location listed in this announcement, the Portland State Office Building located at 800 NE Oregon Street, Portland, OR 97232. Work location can be changed at any time at the discretion of the hiring manager.
What will you do? As the Reproductive Health Nurse Consultant , you will provide clinical leadership related to reproductive health to assure the provision of culturally responsive, high-quality reproductive health care among certified clinics across the state.
Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Providing clinical and programmatic support to the Reproductive Health Program team in the developing and maintaining clinical protocols, analyzing clinical data, program planning, and other activities.
Working collaboratively with the Reproductive Health Program team to assess and provide education, training, and technical support to clinics serving diverse communities.
Identifying innovative approaches to meeting community needs, particularly as they relate to current challenges in the delivery of healthcare.
Supporting clinics across the state that primarily serve low-income communities, youth, rural and frontier communities, LGBTQ+ communities, and Black, Indigenous, Tribal communities, and communities of color.
Embracing and utilizing a culturally responsive, innovative, and client centered approach to assuring all people have reproductive health autonomy.
Assuring compliance with RH program requirements through a variety of monitoring and review activities, including remote and onsite clinical reviews.
What's in it for you? The public health division is a team of passionate individuals working to promote health across the lifespan of individuals, families, and communities. We value and support unique perspectives using a trauma-informed approach and aim to reflect these values in our hiring practices, professional development, and workplace. We are committed to racial equity as a driving factor to improve health outcomes for all communities that experience inequities.
We offer full medical, vision, and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave, and 10 paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans . This position allows for a flexible schedule and a good work-life balance. If you are an experienced public health nurse with reproductive health experience, apply today.
What are we looking for?
A bachelor's degree in nursing and five years of recent (within the last ten years) reproductive health nursing experience, which includes two years of nurse supervising, administrative or teaching experience or a master's degree in nursing and four years of recent (within the last ten years) reproductive health nursing experience, which includes two years of nurse supervising, administrative, or teaching experience;
A current unencumbered Oregon Registered Nursing License or the ability to obtain an Oregon Registered Nursing License within the first three months of employment.
Bi-lingual and bi-cultural preferred, with the opportunity to receive a pay differential.
Significant clinical experience and expertise in reproductive and sexual health in a safety net clinic
Extensive knowledge about the practice and principles of nursing and public health nursing
Understanding of systemic and structural racism and how it affects communities of color.
Experience training and educating providers on cultural responsiveness; contraceptive management and counseling; how to take patients’ sexual history; non-biased options counseling including abortion; HIV/STD testing, counseling, and management; reproductive health screenings, guidelines, and issues.
Experience effectively communicating and collaborating with health officials and decision makers in community organizations.
Experience developing and writing policies, procedures, and protocols.
Experience developing clinic workflows and trouble-shooting areas of improvement.
Experience working with diverse populations, such as immigrant, refugee, tribal and Latino communities within Oregon.
Experience supervising or managing in a clinical setting.
Technology skill set to keep all data secure whether working onsite or remotely.
Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.
How to Apply
To view the announcement and apply, please visit the following link:
The City of Portland
Portland, OR, USA
The office of Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is seeking interested applicants to serve as a Policy Manager (Commissioner's Staff Rep) on affordable housing and houselessness issues for the Mayor and join a hardworking, diverse, and talented staff team.
This position is part of the Mayor’s Strategic Innovations Group (SIG) and reports to the Director of the SIG. This position provides advice to the mayor and his team on affordable housing and houselessness issues matters, with a near-term emphasis on local houselessness issues. Broad knowledge of local communities, and of the City of Portland, are a must. Sophisticated professional judgment and the ability to facilitate complex processes to successful outcomes are expected.
For more information or to apply for the job, please visit our website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/portlandor/jobs/3155374/affordable-housing-and-houselessness-policy-manager-office-of-mayor-ted-wheeler?keywords=affordable&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Camp Fire Columbia
McMinnville, OR, USA
Classification: Full Time, Year Round Reports to: Multi-Site Coordinator (McMinnville School District) Compensation: $41,600 - $57,221 annually Our Commitment to Equity: Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the qualifications listed. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't meet every one of our qualifications listed. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application.
About Us: At Camp Fire Columbia, we believe that every child should have the opportunity to find and pursue their spark– a passion that inspires and drives them to set and achieve goals for their future. Founded in 1910, our comprehensive program starts with early intervention at the elementary level, bridges the learning gap for middle school, and helps students thrive and plan for bright futures during high school. During the schoolyear, Camp Fire works in partnership with dozens of schools in the Metro Area. During the summer months, we offer summer camps in the Portland metro area and at our beautiful 552-acre camp, Camp Namanu, bordered by the vibrant Sandy River and presided over by century old trees. Our programs directly serve over 4,000 kids ages 5- 18 each year across an eight-county area, including the greater Portland metro region. Camp Fire Columbia helps serve an additional 11,000 children and families annually through partnerships and special projects. For more information, please visit: http://campfirecolumbia.org/
What the Role Offers: Before & After School Site Supervisors will increase their experience and expertise in coaching and supporting staff through their solo teaching, lesson plan design and implementation and overall program effectiveness. This position will support growth and training in areas of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity and social justice. Site Supervisors will increase the proficiencies in leading meetings, program budgets, state licensing procedures, conducting performance management directives, providing/receiving constructive feedback, and building sustainable working relationships with families, staff members, and community partners. Bilingual Site Supervisor will specifically work to address the unique needs of Spanish speaking families and students as well as Latinx staff.
About the Role: The Site Supervisor is responsible for supervising and facilitating Camp Fire Before & After School sequenced, club-style lessons in after school settings for diverse student populations at elementary schools in grades K-5 with a specific focus on Spanish-speaking and/or Latinx families, students, and staff. During summer months, the Site Supervisor is responsible for supporting Summer Day Camp programs through training, working on-site, performing observations, traveling on field trips and supply/materials coordination. Other summer duties include developing school year program materials, supporting hiring processes, preparing content and locations for the upcoming school year and assisting with other administrative duties in collaboration with BAS Multi-Site Coordinators and the Department Director to achieve overall program improvement. The Site Supervisor is responsible helping youth achieve developmental outcomes program participants in academic enrichment and support creative arts, active recreation, community building, community-based learning, social-emotional growth and leadership activities through a trauma-informed lens while partnering with district representatives in an ever-changing direct service climate
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.
Overseeing all program operations at site as well as supervising the planning and teaching of curriculum that promotes culturally responsive, inclusive, anti-racist learning environments.
Creates environments with site teams to improve and enhance services to Spanish speaking families and students and the support and development of Latinx staff.
Providing timely feedback to site staff members, conducting scheduled formal reviews, tracking yearly site training hours, and creating an environment that is responsive to the communities Camp Fire is a part of.
Managing all administrative functions for the site and site staff including, but not limited to, timecards and edits, handling registration documents, site financial tracking, supply and material organization, and budgeting.
Maintaining Camp Fire values and best practices, licensing standards and ensures program compliance in alignment with all OCC, state, federal, and district compliance regulations.
Organizing all necessary program documents in a way that is prearranged for easy recall and presentation if needed by Camp Fire Leadership, OCC licensing, registration records, court cases. Families, district partners, etc.
Facilitate programming in an after-school setting while maintaining safety, compliance, program expectations and behavior management.
Maintain organized, on-going records as required by the Camp Fire office, state of Oregon Office of Child Care, and School District Partners.
Allocate monthly budget dollars to program supplies and materials, maintains financial tracking and record keeping, and manage task of supply shopping for site.
Collaborate with the site team, program team, registrar, and administration regularly for up-to-date information regarding program participants, changes to schedules, licensing documents, and registration protocols.
Submit all weekly and monthly paperwork to the appropriate outlet according to deadlines. Support site team members in doing the same.
Work within school policies, rules and expectations and uphold all confidentiality requirements.
Develop positive working relationships with program participants, families and school staff.
Be a role model for positive youth development practices, youth-adult partnerships and mentoring.
Participate in recruitment and retention of program participants.
Learn to market all in-service and full-day programs regardless of location of service.
Participate in outreach to families and coordinate family engagement activities.
Participate in the development, delivery and facilitation of all full-day programs.
Attend Camp Fire meetings and events, including site supervisor meetings and check-ins with the Multi-Site Coordinator and/or Department Director.
Collaborate with community partners, including, but not limited to, SUN School staff, enrichment program leaders/staff, school administration and office staff, and district custodial staff.
Engage in Youth Program Quality Assessment process.
Assist Multi-site Coordinators and Department Director with developing and delivering training for site staff.
Support the mission, purpose, and leadership of Camp Fire; project a positive image of Camp Fire.
Provide clear direction and priorities to direct reports and supports team members in the development of SMART goals.
In accordance with HR policies, conducts frequent informal performance assessment with direct reports, and formal performance assessment three times annually.
Ensure availability to key staff for both structured and more informal, as-needed support and coaching.
Ensure that high expectations and accountability are balanced by fun, compassion, understanding and support.
Lead team-building activities to develop and sustain high staff satisfaction and morale.
Attend Camp Fire meetings and events, as schedule and required.
Maintain regular and reliable on-site attendance for scheduled morning and afternoon shifts while also completing tasks and attending scheduled meetings off site.
Work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
Display excellent communication skills required in working with coworkers, volunteers, parents, and contractors; including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
Respectfully takes direction from supervisor.
Ability to take direction and feedback from team members.
Other duties as assigned.
Directly supervises program teams to meet OCC ratio guidelines. Carry out supervisory responsibilities while supporting individuals in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; lead performance management and improvement plans; addressing complaints with a solutions-focused orientation.
Ability to implement a racial equity lens in the delivery of youth development programming.
Culturally responsive with a passion for developing youth to achieve their full potential.
Open to receiving feedback and making on-going program adjustments.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, manage time and stress levels, and proactively solve problems.
Ability to lead and motivate others.
Ability to collaborate as part of a team
Ability to be flexible, adaptive, responsive, creativity, energetic, organized, self-motivated, empathetic, and patient.
Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times
Maintain integrity by following through on responsibilities and by accepting and abiding by decisions regarding program and policy in a positive manner.
Ability to work under pressure and maintain a positive attitude.
Qualifications: Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or Master’s degree (M.A) from four -year college or university in the field; or two to five years related experience and/or training in the field; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Step 8 or above on the Oregon Step Registry and/or equivalent training/experience is required. One or more years working in a supervisory position.
Working knowledge and understanding of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity, social justice, mentoring, behavior management, youth adult partnerships, academic enrichment, life-skills, and leadership development, and academic enrichment. Understanding and application of OCC licensing policies and procedures for managing a licensed child care facility. Previous experience working in an after-school program environment that involved solo teaching, outcome-based lesson planning and current best practices in youth development, and behavior management for program participants.
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Ability to speak, read, write and communicate in Spanish, required.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: A valid, insurable Driver’s License is desired. This position requires a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, Adult and Child First Aid & CPR certification and OCC Basic Safety Set Trainings, plus >15 hours of approved professional development trainings per license year. Current enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry. Submission of Oregon STEP registry application is preferred and required upon hire. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must frequently move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to locate and collect papers and/or objects and communicate/detect sound. The employee is frequently required to be stationary, get low to the ground to collect or move object on the floor. The employee is occasionally required to ascend, balance, detect flavor and scent. The employee will supervise K-5th grade children and will be required to interact through frequent traversing and being stationary at small desks, moving through in a field or inside a gym, and navigating a playground, while observing multiple program participants.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud depending on the activity/day.
The employee will be required to wear a mask when working as a Site Supervisor in a district building and follow any changing health and safety guidelines including, but not limited to, self-report health checks, hand washing, and potential health exclusions when/if exposed to a positive or presumptive case of COVID-19.
Our Commitment: Camp Fire welcomes and embraces all youth of diverse cultures, beliefs, experiences, and identities. We are committed to creating a culturally-responsive, inclusive, and safe environment for all children, families and staff.
Camp Fire Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, gender, gender expression and identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.