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Employment
Updated July 20, 2017


Program Assistant, HIV Services

TO APPLY: Send a cover letter and resume by 4 p.m. by August 11, 2017, to emo@emoregon.org mail to EMO, 0245 SW Bancroft St., Suite B, Portland, OR 97239.

LOCATION: EMO’s HIV Day Center program site and other sites as assigned.

NON-Exempt Position: 40 hours per week. Some nights and weekends required.

PURPOSE: To provide client services, volunteer coordination, community outreach and assistance and support to other program staff in order to facilitate the daily operation of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s HIV Services.

ACCOUNTABILITY: To the mission and goals of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) as determined by the Board of Directors, and as administered by the Executive Director and his/her delegates.

REPORTS TO: HIV Services Program Manager

DIRECT REPORTS: HIV Services volunteers, janitorial staff

WAGE: $15.86 per hour

BENEFITS: All regular employees (does not include on-call or temporary) are eligible for vacation, holidays, sick leave, employee assistance program, and employee trainings.  Employees in exempt positions that are at least 0.50 FTE or non-exempt positions that are 20 hours per week or more, also receive medical insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance and life insurance, per eligibility requirements.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Ability to work within the mission, vision and ethics of EMO.
  1. Willingness and ability to work in a respectful manner with people of diverse ethnicity, socio-economic circumstances, religion, culture and sexual orientation.
  2. Valid Driver’s License and evidence of insurability.
  3. Experience recruiting, training and supervising volunteers.
  4. Current food handler’s permit.
  5. High-level organization and prioritization skills and ability to maintain a calm, professional demeanor.
  6. The ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  7. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  8. Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
  9. Ability to maintain a calm, professional demeanor.
  10. High tolerance for ambiguity and change.
  11. Familiarity with Microsoft Windows tools and applications.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Spanish language proficiency.
  2. Working knowledge of HIV disease and HIV related issues, including mental health concerns.
  3. Prior experience working with communities experiencing homelessness.
  4. Experience in event planning and/or community outreach.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Encourage a spirit of hospitality, organization and community within the HIV Day Center.
  2. Recruit, train, supervise and manage all HIV Day Center and Daily Bread Express (DBX) volunteers.
  3. Coordinate all aspects of the DBX program, including:
    1. Client outreach
    2. New client intakes
    3. Record keeping and file maintenance
    4. Reporting and billing
    5. Scheduling volunteers and planning delivery routes
  4. Ensure the safety of clients, staff and volunteers by developing, maintaining and enforcing client compliance with the HIV Day Center’s policies and procedures, and serve as EMO Safety Committee Liaison.
  5. Assist Program Manager with community outreach and events.
  6. Help prepare the Center to receive clients each morning.
  7. Track and order office supplies.
  8. Manage in kind donations.
  9. Provide psychosocial support to Day Center clients. 
  10. Drive an EMO vehicle to transport clients on field trips.
  11. Provide kitchen support when needed and prepare meals when Kitchen Coordinator is unavailable.
  12. Other duties as assigned

Second Home Regional Coordinator (Lincoln County)

TO APPLY: Send a cover letter and resume by 4 p.m. by August 11, 2017, to emo@emoregon.org mail to EMO, 0245 SW Bancroft St., Suite B, Portland, OR 97239.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Second Home is a community effort to provide safe and stable housing for unaccompanied students, so that they can focus on their studies, explore their gifts and talents, graduate from high school, and realize their goals and dreams for their life. The program is a partnership between our statewide nonprofit Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, the Lincoln County School District, and the Dispute Resolution Center of Lincoln County, along with the business and faith communities, and concerned citizens.

PURPOSE OF POSITION: Oversee and coordinate the operations of the Lincoln County Second Home. Recruit and support students and volunteer home providers in/near the Lincoln County School District. Perform Second Home program outreach and fundraising. Network with staff from the school district, other agencies, congregations, civic organizations, and businesses to meet the needs of and support students referred to the program, raise funds, and spread awareness regarding youth homelessness and the Second Home program.

ACCOUNTABILITY: To the mission and goals of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) as directed by the Board of Directors and Executive Director of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon.

REPORTS TO: Second Home Program Manager

DIRECT REPORTS: Program Interns

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Regional Coordinator will oversee the operation and growth of the Lincoln County Second Home program, providing support and leadership for the district and city team members; building relationships in the Lincoln County community; and promoting and contributing to the development and growth of the overall program:

Communicate effectively and regularly with Students, Home Providers, Second Home Program Manager, School District HELP Advocates, and community organizations for outreach.
Initiate and contribute to grant writing and fundraising activities.
Collaborate with partners in strategic planning and program development.
Recruit volunteers, and act as support to students and home providers.
Conduct interviews of potential volunteer home providers and students.
Work with volunteer mediators to create student/home agreements.
Maintain financial and client-based records.
Conduct background checks.
Provide community outreach through speaking engagements/presentations, online and print publicity, social media, radio, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to work within the mission and ethics of EMO and maintain an understanding of the services provided by the programs and projects of EMO.
Bachelors or masters degree in Social Work or two years experience in the field.
Training in trauma-informed care
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Well-developed interpersonal skills.
Embrace diversity in all forms and expressions.
Able to work independently while maintaining a close relationship with team, supervisor and co-workers.
Self-starter.
Available some weekends/evenings.
Flexible and able to manage ambiguity.
Available to work in the Lincoln County area.
Candidate must have access to reliable transportation to scattered work sites and possess valid driver's license and evidence of insurability.

SUGGESTED QUALIFICATIONS:
Well-connected in the community.
Experience in the non-profit world.
Fundraising experience.

WORK HOURS: 10 hours per week to start; potential to increase to 40 hours a week. Occasional work in evenings and on weekends may be required.

LOCATION: Lincoln County and surrounding area; work may be done from home.

BENEFITS: All regular employees (does not include on-call or temporary) are eligible for vacation, holidays, sick leave, employee assistance program and employee trainings. Employees in exempt positions that are at least 0.50 FTE or non-exempt positions that are 20 hours per week or more, also receive medical insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance and life insurance, per eligibility requirements. In addition, all employees are encouraged to take advantage of professional enrichment opportunities.


Staff Attorney

APPLICATION: Please email a cover letter and resume to emo@emoregon.org. Open until filled.

PURPOSE: To provide direct legal services to low income and culturally diverse immigrants in Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s (EMO) SOAR Immigration Legal Services’ Washington County Office.

ACCOUNTABILITY: To the mission and goals of EMO as determined by the Board of Directors, and as administered by the Executive Director and his/her delegates.

REPORTS TO: SOAR Legal Managing Attorney.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provide direct legal representation to low income clients with USCIS administrative applications and selected cases in immigration court on a broad range of immigration cases including: family-based petitions, adjustment of status, naturalization, temporary protected status, consular processing, deferred action for childhood arrivals, U visas, and other immigration remedies.
  2. Plan and coordinate SOAR Citizenship Day Clinics as needed throughout the state.
  3. Hold community presentations on immigration topics.
  4. Conduct outreach to the immigrant community.
  5. Recruit, coordinate training, and provide support for volunteer attorneys, law students, and legal assistants.
  6. Submit monthly reports on services rendered.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Ability to work within the mission, vision and ethics of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon.
  2. Willingness and ability to work with people of diverse ethnicity, socio-economic circumstance, religion, culture and sexual orientation.
  3. Must be a lawyer in good standing with the Oregon Bar Association or a lawyer who is certified to practice federal immigration law in Oregon and meets the requirements of ORS 9.280 and the Oregon Rules of Professional Conduct.
  4. Attorney with at least two years of experience in immigration law.
  5. Proven organizational skills and ability to maintain calm, professional manner.
  6. Ability to be self-directed and work as a member of a team.
  7. Ability to handle highly sensitive matters with confidentiality, diplomacy and professionalism.
  8. Excellent time management and attention to deadlines.
  9. Proven proficiency using software programs for data and word processing.
  10. Ability to communicate fluently in Spanish and English.
  11. Must possess valid driver’s license and evidence of insurability.

WORK HOURS: Full time.

SALARY: $44,000-$48,000 per year.

BENEFITS: All regular employees (does not include on-call or temporary) are eligible for vacation, holidays, sick leave, employee assistance program and employee trainings. Employees in exempt positions that are at least 0.50 FTE or non-exempt positions that are 20 hours per week or more also receive medical insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance and life insurance, per eligibility requirements.

LOCATION: Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s SOAR Immigration Legal Services Washington County program site and other sites as assigned.


Employee Benefits
We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all regular employees (does not include on-call or temporary employees), which includes:
- holidays
- vacation
- sick leave
- employee trainings
- employee assistance program

Additional benefits for regular non-exempt employees in positions that are 20 hours per week or more and regular employees in exempt positions that are 0.50 FTE or more also include:
- medical insurance
- dental insurance
- disability insurance

If the position requests a cover letter and resume, they may be emailed to emo@emoregon.org. Please attach your cover letter and resume in a PDF, Microsoft Word, or Rich Text.

Download an Application Packet or please call (503) 221-1054 or come in to our central office (address listed at top of page). Directions to EMO.

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance. People of color, women, and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. All employment requirements mandated by state and federal regulations will be observed.


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