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Mission of Mountain Resource Center:  to provide high quality, integrated health and human services that improve the lives of people in the communities we serve.

Scope:  Mountain Resource Center is a community-based non-profit organization that provides bundled services and integrated case management to families in need.  Our “neighbors helping neighbors” vision provides accessible health and human services to people living in Conifer, Evergreen, Bailey and surrounding communities in order to foster more self-reliant and healthier lives.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to shirley@mrcco.org.


Mountain Resource Center is at a very exciting point in our 27 year history. We are hiring for five different positions to add to our already amazing staff.

Accountant Job Description

Title:                Accountant
Reports to:     Accounting Manager, Mountain Resource Center
Status:             Part-time Non–Exempt

Mission of Mountain Resource Center:  We strengthen our community with services that empower people.

Scope:  Mountain Resource Center is a community-based non-profit organization that provides bundled services and integrated case management to families in need.  Our “neighbors helping neighbors” vision provides accessible health and human services to people living in Conifer, Evergreen, Bailey and surrounding communities in order to foster more self-reliant and healthier lives.

Position Summary:  The Accountant will perform financial operations and accounting tasks utilizing Quick Books non-profit accounting software.  Duties will be performed in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and in compliance with relevant federal, state and local regulations for non-profit entities.

Essential Functions

  • Process accounts payable
  • Process accounts receivable
  • Record and track all credit card expenditures
  • Record and track all bank debit card transactions
  • Record cash receipts for both the resale store and donations received
  • Assist with monthly close, e.g. reconciling bank accounts, PayPal, and petty cash
  • Assist with monthly billing of reimbursement grants
  • Assist with preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Assist with annual budgeting development
  • Assist with financial aspects of fundraising and special events
  • Maintain filing system and record retention
  • Assist with bi-monthly payroll processing
  • Record gift card donations and usage on a monthly basis
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of clients’ information
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Participate in ongoing professional development
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Accountabilities

The Accountant demonstrates the following:

  • Understanding of non-profit financial standards, GAAP, and financial reporting
  • Ability to work periodically on evenings & weekends as required for programs and special events
  • Organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to follow through with assigned duties
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to multi-task, problem solve and work in a team
  • Willingness to accept feedback and adapt accordingly
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Participation as a MRC team player by attending staff meetings and other organizational events and willingness to share knowledge to advance knowledge and skills of others
  • Understanding and agreement to follow all policies, procedures & protocols as set forth in the MRC Employee Handbook, MRC Employment Policies Manual and other directives
  • Conformance to a drug-free workplace, not be under the influence of alcohol and/or other illicit drugs of abuse
  • A professional, positive and polite attitude and relationship with other MRC employees, volunteers, clients and customers


Credentials, Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Accounting or Finance with 3 – 5 years of accounting experience.
  • Non-profit experience preferred.
  • Experience with QuickBooks accounting software required
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Proof and maintenance of proper legal authorization to work in the United States
  • Position and # of hours worked is determined and based on available grant funding

Mountain Resource Center is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, ancestry, creed, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Family Advocate

Title:                Family Advocate
Reports to:     Integrated Services Manager, Mountain Resource Center
Status:             Part-time Non–Exempt

Position Summary:  Family Advocates offer a safe, accessible place for families to connect with comprehensive services that help them strengthen their families and become more self-sufficient.  Advocates support families with emergency financial assistance, case management, goal-setting and working toward long-term self-sufficiency.

Essential Functions

  • Help clients navigate critically needed support systems and provide ongoing case management, goal-setting, and advocacy
  • Collaborate with clients and families to determine level of support needed, engage in service planning, and develop follow-up frequency based on individual needs and circumstances.
  • Provide direct assistance to clients including: emergency financial assistance, e.g. rent, mortgage, utilities, transportation; resources and referrals; and other services as needed
  • Complete assessments and follow-up assessments as required
  • Develop, maintain, and update client records, including self-sufficiency plans, case notes and computerized database records in the Efforts to Outcomes (“ETO”) database
  • Monitor effectiveness of services for clients and advocate for access to new services as needed
  • Research relevant and current community resources
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of clients’ information
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Participate in ongoing professional development
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Accountabilities

The Family Advocate demonstrates the following:

  • Crisis management and client advocacy skills
  • Empathy, with firm boundaries
  • Case Management skills
  • Knowledge of resources, government programs and family systems
  • Organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to follow through with assigned duties
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to multi-task, problem solve and work in a team
  • Willingness to accept feedback and adapt accordingly
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Participation as a MRC team player by attending staff meetings and other organizational events and willingness to share knowledge to advance knowledge and skills of others
  • Understanding and agreement to follow all policies, procedures & protocols as set forth in the MRC Employee Handbook, MRC Employment Policies Manual and other directives
  • Conformance to a drug-free workplace, not be under the influence of alcohol and/or other illicit drugs of abuse
  • A professional, positive and polite attitude and relationship with other MRC employees, volunteers, clients and customers


Credentials, Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Human Services or related field, plus a minimum of 3 years’ experience doing case management with adults and families OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Prior experience working in a collaborative network or multi-disciplinary human services and social work background is preferred
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Proof and maintenance of proper legal authorization to work in the United States
  • Position and # of hours worked is determined and based on available grant funding

Mountain Resource Center is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, ancestry, creed, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Grants and Data Coordinator
Job Description

Title:                Grants and Data Coordinator
Reports to:     CEO
Status:             Part-Time Non-Exempt

Mission of Mountain Resource Center:  We strengthen our community with services that empower people.

Scope:  Mountain Resource Center is a community-based non-profit organization that provides bundled services and integrated case management to families in need.  Our “neighbors helping neighbors achieve their potential” vision provides accessible health and human services to people living in Conifer, Evergreen, Bailey and surrounding communities in order to foster more self-reliant and healthier lives.

Position Summary:  The Grants and Data Coordinator is responsible for coordinating Mountain Resource Center’s grant implementation, reporting and all requirements, including government, foundation, and corporate foundation grants and civic organization donations. The Grants and Data Coordinator works in conjunction with the Grant Writer and maintains relationships with internal program managers and external partners; coordinates the implementation of grant awards and helps ensure post-award compliance; analyzes data for multiple uses; and provides training and support to internal staff as needed.  At times, he/she may be asked to complete a grant application.
Essential Functions

  • Coordinate grants for the support of private, public and corporate foundations and civic organizations for more than 30 funding sources;
  • Ensure that Mountain Resource Center abides by all funder requirements stated in the contract, e.g. maintaining and distributing key documentation needed by program directors & accounting;
  • Maintain and distribute key grant contract documentation needed by program directors & accounting. Maintain a filing system containing grant proposals, award contracts, and related documentation as required by each funder;
  • Maintain a grant calendar/tracking system that includes action items, reports, program area or staff responsible, deadlines, and status toward completion. Ensure that all grant reports are submitted on a timely basis;
  • Complete progress and final grant reports summarizing relevant program data information, in collaboration with program managers for each grant area;
  • Utilize Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) and other data sources for data reporting and to ensure data fidelity;
  • Develop and maintain an ETO data dictionary and ETO data entry guides for internal use;
  • Utilize ETO Reports to analyze demographic, service, and assessment data for a variety of audiences and uses, e.g. grant proposals, grant reports, internal program management, strategic plan metrics, and community supporters;
  • Attend trainings in person or via webinars to stay current on frequent developments to ETO database and reporting requirements. Provide training to internal staff in 1-on-1 or group settings;
  • Provide regular progress reports to Manager, CEO and/or Board of Directors. Communicate relevant grant and data information with agency departments and other internal users;
  • Participate in a variety of internal meetings as appropriate;
  • Demonstrate an eagerness to learn and enhance skills that promote cultural competence;
  • Work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Participate in ongoing professional development;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Accountabilities

The Grants and Data Coordinator demonstrates the following:

  • Genuine interest in human services and the Mountain Resource Center mission and ability to effectively communicate that mission;
  • Meticulous attention to detail and excellent organizational skills with the ability to quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks with short deadlines;
  • Proficient with Efforts to Outcomes database or similar database;
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel and Access;
  • Able to analyze and systematically compile technical and statistical information and to prepare reports and correspondence;
  • Able to comprehend and make inferences from written material;
  • Able to review the work products of others to ensure conformance to standards;
  • Able to handle sensitive and confidential matters;
  • Ability to follow through with assigned duties;
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Able to multi-task, problem solve and work in a team;
  • Willingness to accept feedback and adapt accordingly;
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing circumstances;
  • Participation as a MRC team player by attending staff meetings and other organizational events and willingness to share knowledge to advance knowledge and skills of others;
  • Understanding and agreement to follow all policies, procedures & protocols as set forth in the MRC Employee Handbook, MRC Employment Policies Manual and other directives;
  • Conformance to a drug-free workplace, not be under the influence of alcohol and/or other illicit drugs of abuse;
  • A professional, positive and polite attitude and relationship with other MRC employees, volunteers, clients and customers.


Credentials, Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, plus a minimum of 2 years’ experience in non-profit data management & grant reporting OR equivalent combination of education & experience preferred
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Proof and maintenance of proper legal authorization to work in the United States
  • Position and # of hours worked is determined and based on available grant funding

Mountain Resource Center is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, ancestry, creed, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Resale Store Assistant Manager Job Description

Title:                     Resale Store Assistant Manager
Reports to:          Resale Store Manager
Status:                  Part-time non-exempt

Mission of Mountain Resource Center:  We strengthen our community with services that empower people.

Scope:  Mountain Resource Center is a community-based non-profit organization that provides bundled services and integrated case management to families in need.  Our “neighbors helping neighbors achieve their potential” vision provides accessible health and human services to people living in Conifer, Evergreen, Bailey and surrounding communities in order to foster more self-reliant and healthier lives.  The Resale Store furthers Mountain Resource Center’s mission by ensuring that community members have an affordable and well maintained retail outlet in which to both donate clothing and housewares as well as purchase clothing and housewares for themselves and their family members.

Position Summary:  The Resale Store Assistant Manager supports the Resale Store Manager in store operations, procedures and communications.

Essential Functions


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Accountabilities

The Resale Store Assistant Manager demonstrates the following:

  • Ability to effectively communicate with the mountain community about Mountain Resource Center programs, community needs and Mountain Resource Center services
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships within Mountain Resource Center and with community groups and individuals
  • Organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to follow through with assigned duties
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to multi-task, problem solve and work in a team
  • Willingness to accept feedback and adapt accordingly
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Participation as a MRC team player by attending staff meetings and other organizational events and willingness to share knowledge to advance knowledge and skills of others
  • Understanding and agreement to follow all policies, procedures & protocols as set forth in the MRC Employee Handbook, MRC Employment Policies Manual and other directives
  • Conformance to a drug-free workplace, not be under the influence of alcohol and/or other illicit drugs of abuse
  • A professional, positive and polite attitude and relationship with other MRC employees, volunteers, clients and customers

Physical Demands

  • Work is performed while standing, walking and/or sitting
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing
  • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching
  • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull medium weights up to 50 pounds


Credentials, Experience and Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a retail setting is preferred
  • High school diploma or previous experience working with the public
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Proof and maintenance of proper legal authorization to work in the United States
  • Position and # of hours worked is determined and based on available grant funding

 Mountain Resource Center is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, ancestry, creed, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Workforce Advocate Job Description

Title:                Workforce Advocate
Reports to:     Integrated Services Manager, Mountain Resource Center
Status:             Part-time Non–Exempt

Mission of Mountain Resource Center:  We strengthen our community with services that empower people.

Scope:  Mountain Resource Center is a community-based non-profit organization that provides bundled services and integrated case management to families in need.  Our “neighbors helping neighbors reach their potential” vision provides accessible health and human services to people living in Conifer, Evergreen, Bailey and surrounding communities in order to foster more self-reliant and healthier lives.

Position Summary:  This Workforce Advocate is responsible for assisting clients and community members to undertake an effective job search by providing oversight and assistance throughout the job search process.

Essential Functions

  • Offer 1:1 assistance with job search, resume writing, interview skills, and developing sustainability plans. Monitor client progress in job search. Assist with phone and walk-ins as needed;
  • Provide case management for clients, including intakes, assessments, resource identification, information and referrals, job readiness skills, and other job related services as needed;
  • Present group classes on job training skills, life skills, basic computer skills and other basic job related classes;
  • Keep accurate statistical data and maintain up-to-date reporting systems. Monitor effectiveness of services for clients, and advocate for or assist in the development of new services as needed;
  • Perform community outreach for job development through collaboration with local businesses, schools, community organizations, MRC Staff and MRC volunteer community;
  • Create marketing material appropriate for various audiences;
  • Research relevant and current community resources
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of clients’ information
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Participate in ongoing professional development
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Accountabilities

The Workforce Advocate demonstrates the following:

  • Teaching and presentation skills
  • Ability to facilitate group discussions
  • Empathy, with firm boundaries
  • Knowledge of resources and government programs
  • Organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to follow through with assigned duties
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to multi-task, problem solve and work in a team
  • Willingness to accept feedback and adapt accordingly
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Participation as a MRC team player by attending staff meetings and other organizational events and willingness to share knowledge to advance knowledge and skills of others
  • Understanding and agreement to follow all policies, procedures & protocols as set forth in the MRC Employee Handbook, MRC Employment Policies Manual and other directives
  • Conformance to a drug-free workplace, not be under the influence of alcohol and/or other illicit drugs of abuse
  • A professional, positive and polite attitude and relationship with other MRC employees, volunteers, clients and customers


Credentials, Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus two years’ experience in related field OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Prior experience working in a non-profit capacity is preferred
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Proof and maintenance of proper legal authorization to work in the United States
  • Position and # of hours worked is determined and based on available grant funding

Mountain Resource Center is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, ancestry, creed, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


 


To apply email your resume and cover letter to shirley@mrcco.org