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We hope you and your loved one’s are healthy and safe in these uncertain times. Partner in Employment is working hard to support our youth and families in the immigrant and refugee community. PIE’s offices are currently opened at 50% capacity, Mondays-Thursdays, 9am-5pm and CLOSED ON FRIDAYS.

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If you need employment and rental assistance please call: 206-453-5142

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PIE advocates for livable wages, fair working conditions, equitable social support, and access to job training and education for immigrants and refugee. You can get involved by donating and following us on Facebook for news and updates on our work. Donations to PIE help us serve and provide stability to the immigrant and refugee community.

JOB OPENINGS

Join Our Team

Join our PIE family and be part of an organization committed to serving immigrants and refugees in South King County.

Program Director (FT)

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Partner in Employment (PIE) works to guarantee the long-term economic stability of newly arrived refugees and immigrants in King County by providing tailored assistance in language acquisition, housing stabilization, workforce entry, and job training in higher-wage industries. As a Program Director of PIE he/she will work closely with the Executive Director to oversee the programmatic aspects of the organization. The Program Director will perform program oversight including program development, strategic planning, staff supervision and contract management.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Oversight

  • Monitor individual program performance, assess needs, and implement strategies to achieve successful program outcomes
  • Ensure timely communication with funders on program progress, issues and maintain normal working communication
  • Ensure timely completion of monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports as specified in each program deliverables
  • In collaboration with finance coordinator, review program financials and submit invoices in a timely manner
  • Report progress, challenges, and successes to Executive Director on an on-going basis

Supervision and Staff Support

  • Provide supervision and staff support to a group of individuals including, but not limited to: Manager(s), Coordinator(s), Employment Practitioner(s), Office Assistant, and other direct service staff
  • Based on agency budget and funding projections, determine staffing needs, and conduct recruitment and hiring accordingly
  • Assess staff support level, determine professional development needs and identify training opportunities
  • Perform annual staff evaluation in a timely manner
  • Provide mediation as issues arise

Development (in partnership with Executive Director)

  • Research funding opportunities, determine appropriateness and viability of potential grants, assess potential challenges, and pursue grant writing
  • Track grant writing progress and ensure timely submission; conduct follow-up with funders and request feedback on proposal results as necessary
  • Explore and develop partnership

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Non-profit Management or human services field, and 3 years professional experience in human services, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience working with individuals with limited English proficiency and newly arrived in the USA
  • Familiarity with non-profit management and staff supervision
  • Familiarity handling public resources
  • Excellent communication, organization, management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated computer skills including knowledge of Excel, word processing and email programs
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with individuals from a wide range of cultural backgrounds
  • Must have own transportation, a valid Washington state driver’s license, and ability to travel to multiple sites for meetings

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree in Non-profit Management or human services field, and 3 years professional experience in human services, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Has prior experience working in non-profit in South King County
  • Experience working with refugees and immigrants, low-income families, and individuals with high barriers to obtaining employment and completing training
  • Extensive knowledge of community resources including employment and training
  • Experience with the non-profit landscape in South King County

Position Reports to: Executive Director 

POSITION STATUS: Exempt, Full-time, 40hrs/per week

POSITION RATE:  Salary; depends on experience

*Position also qualifies for full benefit after 90 days probation and includes the following:  Paid sick and vacation, holiday pay, medical, dental, vision, and retirement plan. 

Please submit your cover letter and resume to admin@partnerinemployment.org.  In your cover letter, please include a statement regarding your salary requirement for this position. 

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POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Operations Manager (FT)

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Operations Manager supports the organization’s backbone to ensure the organization is running smoothly. There is a focus on principles of financial management, compliance, human resources, and administrative management to ensure accurate financial data, adherence of legal requirements and a healthy work culture.

 Financial Management

  • Support the Operations Coordinator to perform various duties.
  • Review budget statements and reconcile budget statements with supporting documentation.
  • Resolve reconciliation problems and maintain record keeping for all transactions to ensure compliance with departmental, agency policies, grant requirements, rules, and regulations.
  • Reconcile budgets and prepare expenditure transfers, as necessary.
  • Prepare financial statements and budgets for grant proposals and reports as needed.
  • Notify Executive Director and Deputy Director actual over or under budget expenditures.
  • Research and justify fiscal requests.
  • Provide back-up for Purchasing.
  • Process invoice and payments.
  • Process check request and create checks.
  • Coordinate payroll, timesheets, and employee benefits.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Compliance

  • Build and implement systems to increase organization-wide compliance and increase staff competency and institutional knowledge around compliance.

 Human Resources

  • Build, maintain and update human resource systems that create a supportive and transparent culture for all staff based on PIE’s equity values.
  • Implement basic human resources functions for the organization.

 Organizational Administrative Management

  • Manage tenant/landlord matters, office resources, vendors, technology and supplies.
  • Provide staff operational support.  
  • Manage oversight in the following areas: office management, technology etc.

 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate degree in accounting or related field, and 2 years’ professional experience in non-profit accounting and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Be able to work with accuracy.
  • Prior experience working in non-profit working with refugee and immigrant clients.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including knowledge of Excel, word processing and email programs.

 PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, and 2 years’ professional experience in non-profit accounting and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of non-profit accounting.
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks online.
  • Experience interacting with all levels of management/staff across organization lines.
  • Experience presenting to different audiences verbally and in writing.
  • Experience working with detailed information and presenting in a way that is easily understood by individuals at different levels within the communities PIE serves.
  • Ability to multi-task.

 Position Reports to: Executive Director

 POSITION STATUS:

Full-time; 40 hours per week

 POSITION RATE:

Salary; depends on experience

 *Position also qualifies for full benefit after 90 days probation and includes the following:  Paid sick and vacation, holiday pay, medical, dental, vision, and retirement plan.  

 Please submit your cover letter and resume to admin@partnerinemployment.org.  In your cover letter, please include a statement regarding your salary requirement for this position. 

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POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

 

 

 

Employment Practitioner (FT)

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Employment Practitioner is responsible for assisting low-income individual to access education and employment opportunities.  As part of a team, the Employment Practitioner is responsible for coordination of services, career counseling, job search and job skills training, job placement and retention. The Employment Practitioner will provide support to refugees and immigrants accessing needed services including outreach, intake assessment, case-management, advocacy, and referral. In addition, they will work collaboratively with providers to ensure continuity of services. The Employment Practitioner will maintain monthly records, participant files, and accurate reports of services.

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Outreach and Assessment

  • Conduct outreach with clients, employers, and community providers.
  • Promote and build quality client case load through recruitment and referral.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessment of clients’ training and employment needs to ensure contractual compliance.
  • Provide job development, placement and retention services to job seekers including arranging for career exploration/exposure, job matching, and working with employers and new employees to problem solve.

 Job Search

  • Provide career counseling, job search, and job skills training.
  • Conduct workshops and skills trainings to prepare refugee and immigrant clients for job search and employment.
  • Assist clients with employment application, job search, resume preparation, and job interviews.
  • Provide job leads, ensure clients participation and progress is reported in timely manner.
  • Identify training opportunities and connect clients.
  • Act as an advocate on behalf of clients so they can access services.
  • Assist with job placement and job retention including resolving crisis that may arise from work/intern sites.
  • Based on clients training needs and career exploration, develop training plans that lead to career paths with wage progression opportunities and increased towards client’s self-sufficiency.
  • Based on client assessment, enroll clients into ESL and/or vocational training classes to increase employment success and job retention.
  • Assists clients to remove their employment barriers.

Case Management

  • Maintain weekly contacts with clients during their job search activity or training to support and resolve barriers
  • Maintain monthly contact with clients during their employment period to ensure their continued employment by utilizing the retention services program per contract requirements
  • Ensure appropriate job placement by maintaining regular follow-up contacts with clients and employers
  • Provide crisis intervention and assist clients with support services to ensure successful employment retention

Administrative

  • Track employment opportunities in King County
  • Complete and submit all required paperwork in a timely, quality, and accurate manner
  • Track and collect job placement data and providing that data to the supervisor on monthly basis
  • Participate in staff meetings and other related trainings
  • Other duties as assigned

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate degree and 2 years professional experience in employer and/or vocational training field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Fluency in English and one of these languages: Somali, Swahili and/or French
  • Excellent organizational, outreach and recruitment skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated computer skills including knowledge of Excel, word processing and email programs
  • Knowledge of local market trends, employment and training services, and the welfare system
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with individuals from a wide range of cultural backgrounds
  • Must have own transportation, a valid Washington state driver’s license, and ability to travel to multiple sites on a regular basis

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of reporting databases
  • Experience working with low English-speaking refugees and immigrants in Employment Services
  • Extensive knowledge of community resources and employment and training resources

 POSITION STATUS:

Full-time; 40 hours per week

 POSITION RATE:

Hourly; depends on experience

 *Position also qualifies for full benefit after 90 days probation and includes the following:  Paid sick and vacation, holiday pay, medical, dental, vision, and retirement plan.  

 

Please submit your cover letter and resume to admin@partnerinemployment.org.  In your cover letter, please include a statement regarding your salary requirement for this position. 

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POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

Training Navigator (FT)

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Training Navigator connects PIE clients to various training opportunities by building relationships with current, prospective, and potential partners.  In collaboration with the Employment Practitioners, he/she will assist clients to achieve success.

 Responsibilities

  • Research and connect with current and prospective training providers.
  • Build and maintain relationships with current and future partners.
  • Develop and maintain accuracy of training opportunities for PIE clientele.
  • Attend various provider’s meetings to stay engaged and up to date with current trends and changes.
  • Advocate for systems and policies supportive of immigrant, refugees, and limited English speakers.
  • Assist Employment Practitioners with client and partner related duties.
  • Assist in the design and implement overall partner recruiting strategy.
  • Source and recruit partners by using databases, social media, etc.
  • In collaboration with other PIE staff, assess clients’  relevant knowledge, skill, soft skills, experience and aptitudes to determine eligibility for various training opportunities.
  • Assist in removing barriers to training for clients.
  • Act as a point of contact and build influential client and partner relationships
  • Other duties as assigned

 REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor or Associate degree or professional experiences in Social Work and/or related field, and 2 years’ professional experience in employment/vocational training field, or an equivalent combination of education and experiences.
  • Be able to work in coordination with other team members.
  • Prior experience working with refugee and immigrant clients.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including knowledge of Excel, word processing and email programs.

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCES:

  • Knowledge of DSHS databases.
  • Knowledge of community resources for refugees and immigrants.
  • Experience interacting with all levels of management/staff and across organization lines.
  • Experience presenting to different audiences verbally and in writing.
  • Experience working with detailed information and presenting in a way that is easily understood by individuals at different levels within the communities PIE serves.
  • Ability to multi-task

 Position Reports to: Program Manager

POSITION STATUS:

Full-time; 40 hours per week

POSITION RATE:

Hourly; depends on experience

*Position also qualifies for full benefit after 90 days probation and includes the following:  Paid sick and vacation, holiday pay, medical, dental, vision, and retirement plan. 

 

Please submit your cover letter and resume to admin@partnerinemployment.org.  In your cover letter, please include a statement regarding your salary requirement for this position. 

 

POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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