Employment Opportunities

FAMILY ADVOCATE, CHILDREN’S SERVICES SPECIALIST

Warren Village is actively seeking a fun, energetic, passionate and skilled Family Advocate, Children’s Services Specialist.

JOB DESCRIPTION

FAMILY ADVOCATE, CHILDREN’S SERVICES SPECIALIST

Full-time, exempt position

Summary

This position fulfills essential services in the main area of case management, as well as resources, referrals, interventions and services for children and families.

The Family Advocate, Children’s Services Specialist will provide case management services for a caseload of 24 families, and is responsible for implementing the Children’s Services Program including, but not limited to: direct services, intake and assessment, referrals and collaboration efforts, and ongoing follow up with children and families. This position requires strength based assessment and planning with families in transition, utilization of community resources, and interventions with individuals that result in personal growth and self-sufficiency. This position initiates and sustains community partnerships with individuals and organizations that contribute to the mission of the organization. This position assists, plans and implements appropriate activities, services and events for program participants.

Additionally, the Family Advocate, Children’s Services Specialist will work with all 92 Warren Village families to improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families and to maximize the family well-being. Services are available for children of any age with a particular emphasis on those under the age of five. The advocate may administer assessments and will assist with necessary referrals for intervention.  The advocate will ensure continuity of response to child and family and provide long term follow up by maintaining a working relationship with families, involved agencies and partners.  The advocate will also assist with public school enrollment process and serve as main contact with school district homeless liaisons.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

GENERAL CASE MANAGEMENT DUTIES:

Implement Warren Village mission through case management activities with 24 program participants

  1. Conduct monthly case management meetings with each client.
  2. Coach individual residents to set goals, develop plans, and accomplish desired outcomes.
  3. Link people with systems that provide them with resources, services, and opportunities to work towards economic self-sufficiency.
  4. Develop plans with client including specific interventions that will enhance the developmental, problem-solving, and coping capacities.
  5. Demonstrate an ability to form a professional working relationship with clients in an empathetic, respectful and non-judgmental way.
  6. Complete necessary reporting requirements including intake assessments, case notes and progress reports.
  7. Responsible for data collection and entry, daily communication through email and utilization of current technology, eLogic, and Microsoft Office programs.
  8. Represent Warren Village in the Denver community through participation in meetings and partnerships that contribute to meeting the goals of the Family Services Department.

SPECIFIC DUTIES FOR CHILDREN’S SERVICES PROGRAM:

  1. Complete intake, assessment and evaluation process with child/family
  2. Consult with parents, Learning Center staff and service providers and assist with necessary referrals to outside agencies
  3. Assist with intervention and securing treatment services
  4. Maintain contact with child/family through home and/or program visits
  5. Conduct developmental screenings for children under age five
  6. Advocate for and ensure service delivery and continuity of services
  7. Help develop case plan with parent(s) and provider
  8. Develop working relationship with current partners/community agencies
  9. Assist parents with children’s school enrollment process
  10. Work closely with local schools and specifically with Dora Moore staff and school social worker to address student concerns
  11. Work closely with Denver Public Schools Homeless Student Liaison Team
  12. Create a continuum of care and education as well as identify delivery gaps
  13. Help parent research and secure quality childcare arrangements
  14. Assist parents with obtaining childcare assistance payments through TANF or CCAP
  15. Work in partnership with Learning Center staff to maintain CCAP funding and problem-solve authorization issues
  16. Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: Applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree, preferred education in social work, human services or education; Master in Social Work strongly preferred. Experience providing Mental Health services preferred. Bilingual (French or Spanish) and/or experience with culturally diverse people a plus.

Candidate must be able to demonstrate responsible professional behavior with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team that is comprised of volunteers, professional staff, and residents. Position requires strong communication skills with an ability to write clearly and concisely. Must be able to simplify and summarize complex information. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and demonstrated comfort with using web-based applications is a required skill. Applicant must pass a CBI and Central Registry Check. Experience with culturally diverse people a plus. ADA requirements include the ability to lift 40 pounds, and the ability to communicate effectively with residents, staff and volunteers.

Supervision and Work Relationships: Position reports directly to the Director of Family Services.  Work environment encourages individual creativity, teamwork and professional accountability. Must be committed to Warren Village’s mission and culture.

SALARY/BENEFITS: This is a full-time salaried exempt position with an attractive benefit package including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as sick time, PTO, flexible spending accounts, company paid Life and LTD insurance, and a matching 403(b) retirement plan.  Work hours include four evenings a week and occasional weekend events. Salary starts at $35,000 and is commensurate with experience and credentials.  We are an organization that values diversity and strives to reflect the community we serve.

How to Apply:  Position Interested candidates should submit the following items (as separate pdf attachments) to careers@warrenvillage.org, Subject line: Family Advocate

  1. Resume
  2. Three professional references (to be contacted only if candidate progresses to the final round).
  3. Cover letter addressing the following items (responses not to exceed 300 words each):
    1. Describe your most important professional accomplishment.
    2. How would you approach your first month in this position?

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

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MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Warren Village has an immediate opening for a full-time Maintenance Technician.

Warren Village is a private nonprofit that serves very low income single parent families through HUD subsidized housing, a self-sufficiency program and an early childhood education program.

This is a full-time position with great benefits including 9 paid holidays, a generous sick and PTO package with health, dental and vision coverage. The salary for this position is $16.00/hr.

The Maintenance Tech is responsible for:

  • Accomplishing the timely completion of all duties necessary to maintain, repair and upgrade the grounds, buildings, apartments and equipment of the property.
  • Ensuring the apartment building and grounds meet or exceed all HUD regulatory expectations, that the Learning Center facility meets or exceeds all licensing and accreditation expectations and that the property maintains a proper appearance.
  • Performing tasks to make-ready vacant apartments (including: hauling trash, drywall repair, replacing doors, plumbing repairs, appliance repair/replacement, painting, etc.)
  • Responds to work-orders for repairs daily
  • Provides daily maintenance and preventative maintenance of apartments, common areas, Learning Center, offices and grounds.
  • Snow removal is an essential function of this position.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in maintenance or related fields.
  • Must be skilled in; electrical (replacing outlets, switches, ballasts, light fixtures, ceiling fans, breakers, etc.), plumbing (toilet unclogging, faucet replacement, drain repair, finding leak sources, soldering copper pipe, replacement of cast pipe, etc.) and have common handyperson skills such as patching, painting, hanging doors, appliance moving, trash removal, lawn care and snow removal.
  • Must have the ability to lift at least 90 pounds and to perform all physical functions necessary to the maintenance of the buildings.
  • Must have excellent organizational, communication, diagnostic/troubleshooting skills and basic computer skills.
  • Must possess an awareness of the security and safety concerns of residents, employees and volunteers
  • Skill in maintaining existing heating/air conditioning equipment and ability to monitor and correct issues with the building automated systems a plus
  • A valid Colorado Driver License is required.

Warren Village values diversity and inclusiveness, experience with culturally diverse people a plus.

E-mail your resume and cover letter to careers@warrenvillage.org with Maintenance in the subject line.

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SCHOOL AGED TEACHER

The Warren Village Learning Center serves children ages 6 weeks to 10 years old in a comprehensive and high quality early learning environment. The Learning Center is a NAEYC Accredited Center and holds a 4-Diamond Colorado Shines rating. Our teaching teams are dedicated to providing a supportive and nurturing learning environment that helps foster the development of the whole child.

Warren Village Learning Center is looking for a part-time (three days a week) School Aged Teacher for the summer. An ideal candidate will be ECE lead qualified and have experience working with school age children (5-10 year olds).  This position is just for the summer camp program during the summer months. The hours of this position are 8:30am-5:30pm.

Requirements: Prospective candidates MUST be Group Leader (Early Childhood Teacher) qualified and have experience working in the Early Childhood field. It is preferred that candidates have experience with Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies Gold.

Salary & Benefits:  This is a part-time, summer position with the potential (if it becomes a permanent position) for an attractive benefit package including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as flexible spending accounts, company paid Life and LTD insurance, and a matching 403(b) retirement plan. Salary is commensurate with experience and educational credentials

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FACILITIES SUPPORT MANAGER

Warren Village is actively seeking an energetic, knowledgeable and customer service-oriented Facilities Support Manager. We desire candidates who are looking for more than just a job, and are seeking the chance to support those most disadvantaged in our community and help to improve their lives.  This is a chance for a committed individual to apply their skills, invest their energy and help our organization grow to the next level.

Please see job description below for the details! 

Warren Village is a mission driven “learning organization” that is founded on six core values (collaboration, integrity, inclusion, accountability, empowerment, excellence) that drive our culture and our work.  We believe in empowerment and believe that any person, given the right chances, can achieve true self-sufficiency.

We want to attract candidates for this job who believe in the transformative power of individual agency coupled with collective supports.  We are looking for people who believe that we can learn from failure and that we can improve our outcomes through reflection.  We want creative, critical thinkers who are not restricted by convention. We want candidates who bring ideas to the table, energy to the team and a sense of humor.   We want employees who want to change the world, starting at Warren Village.

If you are up for the challenge and the reward, we encourage you to apply!

SALARY/BENEFITS: This is a full-time non-exempt position with an attractive benefit package including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as sick time, PTO, flexible spending accounts, company paid Life and LTD insurance, and a matching 403(b) retirement plan. The hiring salary range will be commensurate with expertise and experience.  We are an organization that values diversity and strives to reflect the community we serve.

How to Apply:  Interested candidates should submit the following items (as separate pdf attachments) via email to careers@warrenvillage.org   (Subject line: Facilities Support Manager).

  1. Resume
  2. Three professional references (to be contacted only if candidate progresses to the final round).
  3. Salary expectations (applications will not be considered without this information)
  4. Cover letter, including a response to the following:
    1. Outline how would you approach your first month in this position.

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Reports To: President and CEO, and supports all Department Directors & Housing Manager

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for managing short- and long-term capital projects (repairs/improvements/ expansions), projecting, planning, budgeting, contracting, scheduling and overseeing all facility responsibilities in conjunction with Learning Center Director, Family Services Director and Housing Manager. Other primary responsibilities include routine evaluations and updates to the Warren Village capital plan.
  2. Monitors and serves as main point of contact for all major facility systems (mechanical, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, etc.) and works in coordination with Housing Manager to ensure the organization’s facility needs (at three locations) are addressed in a timely, professional manner. Coordinates (and conducts where needed) all updates, repairs, and requests in conjunction with Housing Manager.  Responsibility and workload to be distributed in accordance with HUD facility status.
  3. Oversees all IT related services and internal customer needs for Warren Village through the effective management of the outsourced IT vendor services contract. Serves as the internal point of contact for all IT needs.
  4. Responsible for all IT-related equipment including, but not limited to, phone system, copiers, IT equipment (desktop/laptop/screens/etc.), software, printers, security cameras and fax machines (in accordance with contractual & outsourced services.)
  5. Provides contract-based oversight of all current and future off-site property and facilities in conjunction with Housing Manager and Family Services Director. Presents all potential contracts for signature to Warren Village President and CEO (and board approval as necessary in accordance with the authority matrix).
  6. Coordinates with Department Directors, and the Housing Manager, on purchasing, maintenance, repair and replacement of all furnishings and equipment, distinguishing between facilities/items under HUD regulation and those not.
  7. In conjunction with Housing Manager, participates in Budget planning, presenting projected Facility and Capital expenses for the future year(s). Accountable to performing to Budget expectations once approved by the Board.
  8. Serves as primary support for any future facility expansion effort working in coordination with the CEO, Director of Finance and Director of Development. Includes oversight of design in coordination with the Family Services Director and Housing Manager, construction and construction funding in coordination with external resource expertise.
  9. Provides monthly updates on facility items/project/budget to the CEO, Housing Manager, Learning Center Director and Family Services Director. Supports CEO leadership of the Facilities Advisory Committee.
  10. Ensures staff safety training, oversight of Warren Village safety committee, Workers Compensation training, risk mitigation, document retention. Includes implementation of, and updates to, the Emergency Preparedness Plan.
  11. Other duties as assigned.

Attributes, Skills, & Experience

  1. Genuine commitment to the mission and vision of Warren Village.
  2. A strong capacity for problem solving
  3. A high level of internal customer service and ability to address issues in a timely, professional manner.
  4. Innately resourceful and self-driven.
  5. Project management, logistics, and budgeting experience.
  6. Knowledge of building and property maintenance, technology systems, equipment maintenance and repair.
  7. Contract / vendor management experience
  8. Information Technology management experience and skill.
  9. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with all levels of staff as well as vendors
  10. Ability to absorb new information quickly and establish recommendations based on evidence.
  11. 2 to 3 years previous experience in similar position required, 5 years preferred.
  12. PMI/PMP Certification strongly desired.

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 MANAGER OF DEVELOPMENT

Warren Village is actively seeking an energetic, passionate and skilled  Manager of Development. We desire candidates who are looking for more than just a job, but are instead seeking the chance to create opportunities for those most disadvantaged in our community to improve their lives.  This is a chance for a committed individual to apply their skills, invest their energy and help our organization grow to the next level.

Warren Village is a mission driven “learning organization” that is founded on six core values (collaboration, integrity, inclusion, accountability, empowerment, excellence) that drive our culture and our work.  We believe in empowerment and believe that any person, given the right chances, can achieve true self-sufficiency.

We want to attract candidates for this job who believe in the transformative power of individual agency coupled with collective supports.  We are looking for people who believe that we can learn from failure and that we can improve our outcomes through reflection.  We want creative, critical thinkers who are not restricted by convention. We want candidates who bring ideas to the table, energy to the team and a sense of humor.   We want employees who want to change the world, starting at Warren Village.

SALARY/BENEFITS: This is a full-time with an attractive benefit package including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as sick time, PTO, flexible spending accounts, company paid Life and LTD insurance, and a matching 403(b) retirement plan. The salary is commensurate with experience and credentials.  We are an organization that values diversity and strives to reflect the community we serve.

How to Apply:  Interested candidates should submit the following items to careers@warrenvillage.org, with the subject header  ” Manager of Development”.

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter
  3. Salary requirements (Submissions that do not include salary requirements will not be considered.)

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

 JOB DESCRIPTION :  Manager of Development

REPORTS TO:  DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

FLSA CLASSIFICATION:  EXEMPT

CLASSIFICATION: FULL TIME REGULAR

Scope & Nature of Position:

The Manager of Development position provides leadership in the growing Development Department.  This position supervises the Manager of Volunteer Services and co-supervises the Manager of Administration.  This role manages and maintains relationships with current individual donors, while also cultivating new donors, and oversees Warren Village’s United Way workplace giving campaigns.

Warren Village is a unique and well-respected family community in Denver helping motivated low-income, previously homeless single parent families move from public assistance to personal and economic self-sufficiency through subsidized housing, on-site nationally accredited child care, intensive case management, education guidance and career development.

Core Responsibilities:

  1. Manage annual fund giving, including the renewal, upgrade and acquisition process for current and recent lapsed individual donors, in coordination with the Manager of Administration.
  2. Drive and monitor individual stewardship activities of Director of Development, President & CEO, Trustees
  3. Oversee direct mail acquisition mailings, as well as online campaigns.
  4. Coordinate additional in-house Development mailings, such as special invitations, stewardship letters, personalized notes, etc. for individual donors.
  1. Serve as primary staff liaison for United Way workplace giving campaigns, including representing at fairs and/or coordinating other staff presence at fairs as needed.
  1. Promptly and appropriately acknowledge gifts to Warren Village following established procedures.  Ensures that other staff and management are aware of gifts as needed.
  2. Regularly review results and metrics reports for each area of Development
  1. Ensures that the Manager of Administration has proper systems in place to provide timely generation and delivery of quality donor lists and data for organizational mailings and communications.

Professional and Personal Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree required
  2. Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a nonprofit fund development environment
  3. Hands-on experience with individual giving and volunteer management strongly preferred
  4. Experience identifying, cultivating and stewarding donors through correspondence, events and engagement
  5. Some management experience desired
  6. Superior project management, excellent work ethic, and the ability to juggle multiple priorities
  7. Evolved, creative and thoughtful written and verbal communication skills
  8. Professional, diplomatic and courteous representative both internally and externally
  9. Ability to incorporate “emotional intelligence,” respect and good listening into all interactions
  10. Incredibly aware of details, with a fine-tuned and clear aesthetic
  11. Demonstrated initiative, self-motivation and the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  12. Strategic thinker who invariably anticipates and plans for next steps continually
  13. Strong computer proficiency with Microsoft Office required
  14. Knowledge of databases required. Knowledge of Abila Fundraising software preferred
  15. Committed to the mission, goals and core values of Warren Village

LEARNING CENTER TEACHER AND TEACHER AIDE POSITIONS

The Warren Village Learning Center serves children ages 6 weeks to 10 years old in a comprehensive and high quality early learning environment. The Learning Center is an NAEYC Accredited Center and holds a 4-Diamond Colorado Shines rating. Our teaching teams are dedicated to providing a supportive and nurturing learning environment that helps foster the development of the whole child.

Open Positions:

Warren Village is looking for a full-time ECE lead qualified Teacher with an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood and/or Bachelor’s Degree in a related field who has experience working with preschoolers. The hours of this position are 9:00am-6:00pm.

Warren Village is looking for a full-time Teacher’s Aide who has experience working with 2 year olds. The ideal candidate will be flexible, enthusiastic, and a team player. The hours of this position are 8:30am-5:30pm.

Requirements: Prospective candidates for the Teacher position MUST be Group Leader (Early Childhood Teacher) qualified and have experience working in the Early Childhood field. It is preferred that candidates have experience with Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies Gold. Those applying for the Teacher’s Aide position must have some experience working with children.

SALARY/BENEFITS: These are full-time, year-round positions with attractive benefits packages including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as flexible spending accounts, company paid Life and LTD insurance, and a matching 403(b) retirement plan. Salary is commensurate with experience and educational credentials. Teacher positions may qualify for a $250 sign on bonus.

How to Apply: Potential candidates should email a resume, cover letter and compensation requirements to Maggie Rittenhouse, Learning Center Director, at mrittenhouse@warrenvillage.org with the subject header for which position you’re applying (Preschool Teacher, Toddler Teacher, Teacher’s Aide).