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Mountain Resource Center is hiring for a Early Childhood and Family Educator and Resale Store Donation Room & Sales Clerk

Early Childhood and Family Educator

Position Summary:  Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) is a program available to families with young children.  ECFE emphasizes family as a foundation for later education and works to ensure that all family members have the ability, as well as the parenting education, to provide a good learning environment for their children.  ECFE educators plan, teach and evaluate ECFE classes for children ages infant to 5 years old and facilitate parent education and discussion groups.  This position provides assessment and referral information to parents regarding developmental milestones and other early childhood information.  Educators work as a team to create learning stations for parents and kids to explore together.  They support parents and help children achieve the readiness skills for either a more formal preschool experience or kindergarten.

Essential Functions

  • Teach ECFE classes, which includes lesson planning, classroom set-up, and parent/child evaluations and assessments
  • Provide parents with literature, discussion, and additional resources for early childhood development
  • Provide Ages and Stages Screening and teach parents how to observe and interpret screening results
  • Participate in ongoing professional development
  • Assist as needed with proposals for ECFE funding and with fundraising events
  • Coordinate services with ECFE resource organizations, child care centers, schools, service groups, and government and community programs serving families, infants, and young children
  • 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

 

Resale Store Donation Room & Sales Clerk

Position Summary: The Resale Store Donation Room & Sales Clerk supports the Resale Store Manager in Donation Room operations, procedures, communications, and Resales Store floor coverage when necessary.

Essential Functions

  • Foster good relationships with the community on donation and non-donation days while using good judgement when accepting or declining donations
  • Provide direction, feedback, guidance, oversight to volunteers and explain any changes, new processes as directed by management
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Participate in ongoing professional development
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Accountabilities

The Resale Store Donation Room & Sales Clerk demonstrates the following:

  • Ability to effectively communicate with the mountain community about Mountain Resource Center programs, community needs and Mountain Resource Center services
  • 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
  • Basic knowledge of email, internet use and the ability to learn new basic computer skills as needed
  • 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
  • Previous experience operating cash register or the ability to learn to handle cash and operate cash register
  • 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.

If you have any questions regarding employment or volunteer interest, please reach out to Shirley at shirley@mrcco.org or at 303-838-7552 x 11.

If you would like to officially apply for a position, please send a Cover Letter and Resume to shirley@mrcco.org