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Employment with MountainStar

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We are dedicated to helping the children and families who utilize our services. If you’re ready to make a difference, browse our openings or upload your resume and tell us your interests. We’ll consider you for future opportunities.

Open Positions with MountainStar:

  • Office Coordinator

The Office Coordinator provides administrative support, facilitates communication, and maintains calendars for our tri-county organization whose mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect through community support and therapeutic services that help vulnerable children and families succeed. The Office Coordinator will work at our main center located at the Eastside Campus of the Deschutes Children Foundation in Bend and provide support for operations in Madras, Prineville, La Pine, and our visitation center in Bend.

Essential Job Functions:

Front Office Support: Welcome families, children, volunteers, donors and community members who visit or call our Daggett Street office. Responsible for office procedures and systems, including word processing, emailing and managing calendars in Outlook, filing, copying, and maintaining office supplies. Coordinate and prepare essential documents for board & advisory board meetings, conference calls and other team meetings. Support the Executive Director with outside community partnerships and collaborative efforts.

Program Support: Facilitate communications between program staff, client families and various community members. Provide substitute support for transportation, kitchen and classroom if needed. Assist in coordination of staff wellness days and parent events. Monitor Diaper Bank record and distribution along with food bank boxes and counts for monthly reporting. Maintain MountainStar Community Calendar along with attending facility meetings and generating the appropriate materials to send to all staff regarding changes, events or program related announcements. Conduct monthly safety drills. Assist the Program Director by generating materials for program related hiring, meetings, events and other tasks assigned as need

Fundraising Support: Receive and document in-kind donations from community members and input in donor database, provide support for fundraising and community events, assist in large mailings a few times a year, support community projects such as birthday bags and fairy godmothers, create small thank you gifts, certificates, and displays, as well as other similar projects as needed.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree - required
  • 3 years’ experience – preferred
  • Bilingual - preferred
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check through the Childcare Division; obtain Food Handlers, First Aid and CPR cards – required.
  • Basic knowledge of issues in families with high risk of child abuse and neglect such as poverty, substance abuse, domestic violence, adult victims of abuse, homelessness, food insecurity, involvement with criminal justice system, and history of child abuse/neglect – preferred.
  • Good driving record and ability drive MountainStar vehicle – preferred.
  • Dependability and flexibility.
  • Ability to relate sensitively and non-judgmentally with at-risk children and their families
  • Strong written/oral communication
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Work independently and as a team member.
  • Maintain high level of client/employee confidentiality.

Salary Range + Benefits: $14-$16 an hour, plus benefits. Bilingual pay differential available. 40 hours a week.  All positions at the MountainStar Family Relief Nursery are contingent upon the availability of funding.  

MountainStar is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, political beliefs, marital status, sexual orientation, or source of income.

 

 

  • If you are interested in submitting your resume to us, please complete our online employment application form.

You can always make a difference to the little ones we serve by volunteering. This is a great way to explore if our organization would fulfill your career objectives, and to show us what you've got! Visit our volunteer page to discover opportunities that may be of interest to you.

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