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Administrative Assistant – Admin Department

About Treehouse:

Join a team that is passionately committed to helping every child in foster care succeed in school and in life! Treehouse staff and volunteers improve educational outcomes for youth in foster care by providing direct service education support and access to essential needs that all kids equally deserve. We also work at the legislative level to help develop, lead, and pass landmark reforms to reduce the inequities in the system that limit our youth from achieving their full potential.

Treehouse is a well-loved, community-based agency uniquely committed to partnering with school systems, government agencies, caregivers, social workers, and funders to change the trajectory of kids in foster care by helping them make it to graduation day and beyond. Our goal is for foster youth in King County to graduate high school at the same rate as their peers with a plan for their future.

Treehouse values diversity and it is expressed in all aspects of our work, from the people and communities we serve to our organizational culture and our employees. We value the new possibilities that are created when diverse people, beliefs and perspectives are included in our work. We welcome alumni of care and encourage qualified individuals of every race, national origin, religion, age, disability status, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity and expression to apply.

The Position:

Treehouse currently has an opening for a full-time Administrative Assistant on our Admin Team. This is a regular, full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt position, Monday through Friday during business hours.

Some of the key responsibilities of this position are:

  • Provide general administrative support to the Treehouse Administrative Department and CFAO. Examples include, but are not limited to, document management, meeting scheduling, and general clerical/office support.
  • Participate in creating and achieving Administrative Department goals and plans.
  • Serve as a resource person for employees regarding administrative needs.
  • Provide lead support of all agency phone needs (employee cell and VOIP/Free PBX system).
  • Provide lead support of IT user account creation, maintenance and licensing through use of Active Directory and Microsoft O365.

Position Requirements:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Office Administration or other business-related degree preferred. High School Diploma along with relative experience and skillset will be considered.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of clerical or administrative experience preferred.
  • Excellent organizational and customer service skills with high attention to detail.
  • For full details, click link below.

Salary and Benefits:

The hourly range for this position is $16.00 to $17.00, depending on experience.

Treehouse offers a generous benefits’ package. Medical, dental and vision benefits paid by employer are offered with this position, as well as a matching 403b plan, long-term disability, life insurance, paid holidays and Staff Appreciation days, and 20 days Paid Time Off accrued by the end of the first year.  Dependent medical benefits are offered at employee cost.

To Apply:  This position is open through June 1, 2016. For full job description, required qualifications, and application instructions please click here.

You may also mail your resume and cover letter to Treehouse Human Resources, 2100-24th Ave. S., Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98144.

Physical and Mental Requirements:  

  1. Mental Effort – attention to detail, interacting with other employees and community partners verbally and through email, using critical thinking skills to create and edit documents, listen and participate verbally at meetings.
  2. Physical Requirements – driving and /or taking public transportation to various locations, long periods of sitting, working on a computer, walking to various work areas, going up and down stairs, pushing loaded carts, communicating with others by phone or using electronic devices, working with office/computer equipment (involves crawling under desks and moving equipment to work with cables), configuring meeting rooms (moving tables, chairs, tech equipment, and wall panels), carrying/hauling meeting supplies, cleaning up before and after meetings (supplies, catering, garbage/recycling, etc), attending meetings and sitting at desk or table while listening, talking and taking notes.
  3. Working Conditions – typical business office environment.

The job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. Treehouse reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and experience required.

Treehouse is an equal opportunity employer. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our online application system as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at 206-267-5105.

Education Specialist- Tacoma School District

About Treehouse:

Join a team that is passionately committed to helping every child in foster care succeed in school and in life! Treehouse staff and volunteers improve educational outcomes for youth in foster care by providing direct service education support and access to essential needs that all kids equally deserve. We also work at the legislative level to help develop, lead, and pass landmark reforms to reduce the inequities in the system that limit our youth from achieving their full potential.

Treehouse is a well-loved, community-based agency uniquely committed to partnering with school systems, government agencies, caregivers, social workers, and funders to change the trajectory of kids in foster care by helping them make it to graduation day and beyond. Our goal is for foster youth in King County to graduate high school at the same rate as their peers with a plan for their future.

Treehouse values diversity and it is expressed in all aspects of our work, from the people and communities we serve to our organizational culture and our employees. We value the new possibilities that are created when diverse people, beliefs and perspectives are included in our work. We welcome alumni of care and encourage qualified individuals of every race, national origin, religion, age, disability status, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity and expression to apply.

The Position:

Treehouse currently has multiple openings for full-time (40 hours per week) Education Specialists in our Graduation Success Department.   The Education Specialists will work in schools in the Tacoma School District. These are regular, full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt positions, working Monday through Friday during business hours, with occasional evening and weekend hours.

The Education Specialist manages an assigned caseload in designated schools. Some of the key responsibilities of this position are:

  • Review educational history and systematically evaluate educational needs of each youth on your caseload through interviews with youth, caregiver, social worker, school staff and other service providers.
  • Monitor early warning indicators/ABC risk factors and facilitate immediate interventions to address risks as necessary.   Coach/mentor youth on problem solving, self-advocacy, academic mindset, self-regulation, persistence, and positive behavior.
  • Work with each youth on your caseload to establish a Student-Centered Plan for High School completion and the future. Monitor their progress throughout the year.
  • Inform and encourage each youth to be involved in appropriate school or community based activity. Refer youth for resources to support education, social/emotional or other needs.
  • Provide advocacy around school enrollment and continuity, appropriate education services, and appropriate discipline.
  • Work closely with appropriate individuals/groups to help ensure each youth’s educational rights are upheld under federal and Washington State law.

Salary and Benefits:

The hourly range for this position is $18.00 to $21.00, depending on experience. Treehouse offers a generous benefits’ package. Base plan medical, dental and vision benefits paid by employer are offered with this position, as well as a matching 403b plan, long-term disability, life insurance, paid holidays and Staff Appreciation days, and 20 days Paid Time Off accrued by the end of the first year.   Dependent medical benefits are offered at employee cost.

To Apply: This position is open until May 27, 2016. To see the full job description and to apply by uploading your resume and cover letter, please click here. If you prefer to mail your resume and cover letter, please send your materials to Treehouse, ATTN: Human Resources, 2100 24th Ave S, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98144.

Treehouse is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a diverse staff equipped with cultural knowledge sets and skills needed to provide equitable and responsive services for youth in foster care and their caregivers.

Education Specialist- Spokane School District

About Treehouse:

Join a team that is passionately committed to helping every child in foster care succeed in school and in life!  Treehouse staff and volunteers improve educational outcomes for youth in foster care by providing direct service education support and access to essential needs that all kids equally deserve.  We also work at the legislative level to help develop, lead, and pass landmark reforms to reduce the inequities in the system that limit our youth from achieving their full potential.

Treehouse is a well-loved, community-based agency uniquely committed to partnering with school systems, government agencies, caregivers, social workers, and funders to change the trajectory of kids in foster care by helping them make it to graduation day and beyond.  Our goal is for foster youth in King County to graduate high school at the same rate as their peers with a plan for their future.

Treehouse values diversity and it is expressed in all aspects of our work, from the people and communities we serve to our organizational culture and our employees. We value the new possibilities that are created when diverse people, beliefs and perspectives are included in our work. We welcome alumni of care and encourage qualified individuals of every race, national origin, religion, age, disability status, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity and expression to apply.

The Position:

Treehouse currently has multiple openings for full-time (40 hours per week) Education Specialists in our Graduation Success Department.   The Education Specialists will work in schools in the Spokane School District.  These are regular, full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt positions, working Monday through Friday during business hours, with occasional evening and weekend hours.

The Education Specialist manages an assigned caseload in designated schools.  Some of the key responsibilities of this position are:

  • Review educational history and systematically evaluate educational needs of each youth on your caseload through interviews with youth, caregiver, social worker, school staff and other service providers.
  • Monitor early warning indicators/ABC risk factors and facilitate immediate interventions to address risks as necessary. Coach/mentor youth on problem solving, self-advocacy, academic mindset, self-regulation, persistence, and positive behavior.
  • Work with each youth on your caseload to establish a Student-Centered Plan for High School completion and the future. Monitor their progress throughout the year.
  • Inform and encourage each youth to be involved in appropriate school or community based activity. Refer youth for resources to support education, social/emotional or other needs.
  • Provide advocacy around school enrollment and continuity, appropriate education services, and appropriate discipline.
  • Work closely with appropriate individuals/groups to help ensure each youth’s educational rights are upheld under federal and Washington State law.

Salary and Benefits:

The hourly range for this position is $18.00 to $21.00, depending on experience. Treehouse offers a generous benefits’ package.  Base plan medical, dental and vision benefits paid by employer are offered with this position, as well as a matching 403b plan, long-term disability, life insurance, paid holidays and Staff Appreciation days, and 20 days Paid Time Off accrued by the end of the first year. Dependent medical benefits are offered at employee cost.

To Apply:  This position is open until May 27, 2016. To see the full job description and to apply by uploading your resume and cover letter, please click here.  If you prefer to mail your resume and cover letter, please send your materials to Treehouse, ATTN: Human Resources, 2100 24th Ave S, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98144.

Treehouse is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a diverse staff equipped with cultural knowledge sets and skills needed to provide equitable and responsive services for youth in foster care and their caregivers.

Educational Advocacy Regional Coordinator- Bellingham, Mount Vernon, & Surrounding Area

About Treehouse: 

Join a team that is passionately committed to helping every child in foster care succeed in school and in life!  Treehouse staff and volunteers improve educational outcomes for youth in foster care by providing direct service education support and access to essential needs that all kids equally deserve.  We also work at the legislative level to help develop, lead, and pass landmark reforms to reduce the inequities in the system that limit our youth from achieving their full potential.

Treehouse is a well-loved, community-based agency uniquely committed to partnering with school systems, government agencies, caregivers, social workers, and funders to change the trajectory of kids in foster care by helping them make it to graduation day and beyond. Our goal is for foster youth in King County to graduate high school at the same rate as their peers with a plan for their future.

Treehouse values diversity and it is expressed in all aspects of our work, from the individuals and communities we serve to our organizational culture and our employees.  We value the new possibilities that are created when diverse people, beliefs and perspectives are included in our work.  We welcome alumni of care and encourage qualified individuals of every race, national origin, religion, age, disability or ability status, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression to apply.

The Position:

Treehouse currently has an opening for a full-time (40 hours per week) Educational Advocacy Regional Coordinator based in Bellingham, WA. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position, Monday through Friday during business hours.  This position is on an 11-month work schedule, with a 4-week furlough each year in July as determined by state contract.   Because of the June start date this position will work full-time this July 2016.  This position is based in Bellingham, with travel to Mount Vernon and surrounding areas.

Essential Functions for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Improve educational outcomes for youth in foster care by providing effective educational planning and advocacy for youth, caregivers and social workers.
  • Ensure that youth’s rights are upheld under federal and Washington State education law.
  • Manage regular caseload as assigned by supervisor.
  • Track all direct, consultation, and Information & Referral interventions in the Dynamics database, including intake assessment, efforts, and semester assessments.
  • Consistent and timely data collection, data entry, and ongoing evaluation of efforts.

Salary and Benefits:  The hourly range for this position is $18.00 to $22.00, depending on experience.  Treehouse offers a generous benefits’ package.  Medical, dental and vision benefits paid by employer are offered with this position, as well as a matching 403(b) plan, long-term disability, life insurance,  paid holidays and Staff Appreciation days, and a generous Paid Time Off plan.  Dependent medical benefits are offered at employee cost.

To Apply:   This position is open through May 16, 2016.   To see the full job description and to apply by uploading your resume and cover letter, please click here.

If you prefer to mail your resume and cover letter, please send your application materials to Treehouse, ATTN: Human Resources, 2100- 24th Ave S, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98144.

Treehouse is an equal opportunity employer.  If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our online application system as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at 206-267-5105.

 

Education Specialist – East King County

About Treehouse:

Join a team that is passionately committed to helping every child in foster care succeed in school and in life!  Treehouse staff and volunteers improve educational outcomes for youth in foster care by providing direct service education support and access to essential needs that all kids equally deserve.  We also work at the legislative level to help develop, lead, and pass landmark reforms to reduce the inequities in the system that limit our youth from achieving their full potential.

Treehouse is a well-loved, community-based agency uniquely committed to partnering with school systems, government agencies, caregivers, social workers, and funders to change the trajectory of kids in foster care by helping them make it to graduation day and beyond.  Our goal is for foster youth in King County to graduate high school at the same rate as their peers with a plan for their future.

Treehouse values diversity and it is expressed in all aspects of our work, from the people and communities we serve to our organizational culture and our employees. We value the new possibilities that are created when diverse people, beliefs and perspectives are included in our work. We welcome alumni of care and encourage qualified individuals of every race, national origin, religion, age, disability status, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity and expression to apply.

The Position:

Treehouse currently has an opening for a full-time (40 hours per week) Education Specialist in our Graduation Success Department.  This is a regular, full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt position, Monday through Friday during business hours, with occasional evening and weekend hours.   This position works remotely, traveling to multiple schools in East King County.

Essential Functions for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Review educational history and systematically evaluate educational needs of each youth on your caseload through interviews with youth, caregiver, social worker, school staff and other service providers.
  • Assess each youth using measurement tools provided by Data Evaluation team.
  • Monitor ABC risk factors and facilitate immediate interventions to address risks as necessary. Coach/mentor youth on problem solving, self-advocacy, academic mindset, self-regulation, persistence, and positive behavior.
  • Work with each youth on your caseload to establish a Student-Centered Plan for High School completion and the future. Monitor their progress throughout the year.
  • Inform and encourage each youth to be involved in appropriate school or community based activity. Refer youth for resources to support education, social/emotional or other needs.
  • Provide advocacy around school enrollment and continuity, appropriate education services, and appropriate discipline.
  • Work closely with appropriate individuals/groups to help ensure each youth’s educational rights are upheld under federal and Washington State law.

Salary and Benefits: The hourly range for this position is $18.00 to $22.00, depending on experience. Treehouse offers a generous benefits’ package.  Medical, dental and vision benefits paid by employer are offered with this position, as well as a matching 403b plan,  long-term disability, life insurance,  paid holidays and Staff Appreciation days, and 20 days Paid Time Off accrued by the end of the first year.   Dependent medical benefits are offered at employee cost.

To Apply:  This position is open through May 13, 2016.   To apply by uploading your resume and cover letter, please click here.

You may also mail your resume and cover letter to Treehouse Human Resources, 2100-24th Ave. S., Suite 200, Seattle, WA  98144.

Treehouse is an equal opportunity employer.  If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our online application system as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at 206-267-5105.

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer (CFAO)

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer (CFAO) is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Finance, Human Resources, Legal, Information Technology and other administrative functions. This key role oversees three direct reports (Associate Director Human Resources, Accounting Manager, and IT Support Analyst), and serves on both the Executive and Leadership Teams.  The CFAO manages a budget of $10.4 million.

To view the complete job description and application instructions, click here.