Employment Opportunities

To apply for employment at United Way of Santa Fe County, please fill out the UWSFC Application for Employment.

If you have any questions please contact Mona Kay at monak@uwsfc.org or (505) 216-2985.

Current Openings:

*UWSFC is hiring! Join our team. We are looking for childcare providers and substitutes for our PreK. Evening, weekend and daytime hours are available. This great part-time work for anyone over 18. Please contact Tekla Johnson at teklaj@uwsfc.org to apply.

Position Title:

Navigation Specialist
Job Classification:

Part time: 20 hours per week

FLSA Status: Non –Exempt
Hourly Rate: Dependent on education and experience
Benefits Package: PTO, Holidays, 403b Retirement plan
Reports to: VP of Program Leadership & Innovation
Posted: 1/8/18

Summary

The Navigation Specialist is part of a team that is responsible for ensuring that families and children are able to access the resources they need to insure the healthy development of the child.   The Specialist will work with families in several United Way programs who are at high risk or have multiple needs, requiring a large amount of case management, connecting families in Santa Fe County to community resources.    In addition, the Navigation Specialist will be a resource to our home visitors, keeping the entire staff updated on current resources in the community, new opportunities, etc. 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Work in partnership with home visiting staff to ensure that needs of family and children participating in United Way’s home visiting programs are appropriately met.
  • Communicate effectively and regularly with home visitors.
  • Make referrals to programs and services, providing appropriate level of support to ensure successful referral. Provide follow up as needed.
  • Effectively meet needs of parent/family and child respecting strengths and references of parent/family.
  • Complete research on available resources for UWSFC programs as assigned.
  • Update and maintain resource spreadsheets and reference books for all services and supports available in Santa Fe County.
  • Document all navigation and referral tasks on behalf of families in database according to protocol.
  • Perform within the prescribed limits of UWSFC’s ethics and compliance policies

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • College or graduate school degree preferred
  • Experience working with populations served by United Way of Santa Fe County to include children ages 0-3, pregnant mothers and families representing a wide range of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, highly preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required
  • Ability to maintain accurate and current records and correspondence using both paper and electronic files
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to problem-solve; identify alternatives, identify resources, work through difficult issues with agencies and individuals in an effective manner that results in a positive outcome
  • Ability to pass a mandatory background clearance required of all childcare workers in the State of New Mexico
  • Reliable transportation with valid New Mexico driver’s license, current automobile registration and proof of auto insurance
  • Ability to work well in culturally diverse settings, which includes knowledge of local population served
  • Ability to work independently and within a team setting
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, drive, sit for long periods of time and use computer equipment and cell phones. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to lift 40 pounds. Due to the home-based model of services, the employee is required to work in participant families’ homes and community resource agencies and businesses. Extensive local travel is required and occasional long-distance travel may be required for training purposes.

Position Title:

Home Visitor (two open positions)
Department: First Born® Program
Job Classification:

Full time: 32 to 40 hours per week

FLSA Status: Non –Exempt
Hourly Rate: Dependent on education and experience
Benefits Package: Health and Dental insurance, PTO, Holidays, Life Insurance, Flexible Savings Account
Reports to: First Born® Program Manager
Start Date: 1/29/18

Summary

This position provides culturally sensitive, in-home and community visitation services to first time families (prenatal and postpartum) within Santa Fe County.  The home visitor provides education and support through use of reflective listening, and utilizes structured curriculum to provide optimal opportunities for child and family growth and development.  The home visitor assists families in linking with relevant community resources, and completes developmental and other screens as required by program standards. The home visitor must participate in relevant program activities, such as training and supervision. Extensive local travel is required, as well as working some evening and weekend hours, and all activities must be documented in electronic and other files.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Provide support, education, referrals and assistance in the home setting to new parents within Santa Fe County
  • Attend all First Born® staff meetings and scheduled training sessions
  • Attend all scheduled supervision with First Born® Program Lead and actively participate in the process
  • Maintain an active caseload, adhering to minimum visit requirements and other guidelines as established by program standards
  • Maintain clinical records (primarily electronic) according to program standards and guidelines
  • Maintain confidentiality and HIPAA requirements of families receiving First Born® services
  • Demonstrate understanding of different backgrounds, family situations, and values; provide services in a culturally sensitive manner
  • Represent and advocate for First Born® and other UWSFC programs in the community
  • Collaborate and coordinate services with other community agencies
  • Create and maintain positive relationships with referral sources and community partners
  • Submit required information for reports to funders in a timely and accurate manner
  • Maintain a record of scheduled home visits according to program guidelines
  • As directed, represent First Born® at special events or programs (events may be held outside regular work hours)
  • Perform within the prescribed limits of UWSFC’s ethics and compliance policies
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • College or graduate school degree preferred
  • Experience working with populations served by First Born®, to include children ages 0-3, pregnant mothers and families representing a wide range of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, highly preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) strongly preferred
  • Ability to maintain accurate and current records and correspondence using both paper and electronic files
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to pass a mandatory background clearance required of all childcare workers in the State of New Mexico
  • CPR certified within first 90 days of employment
  • Reliable transportation with valid New Mexico driver’s license, current automobile registration and proof of auto insurance
  • Ability to work well in culturally diverse settings, which includes knowledge of local population served
  • Ability to work independently and within a team setting
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, drive, or sit for long periods of time and use computer equipment and cell phones. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to lift 40 pounds. Due to the home-based model of services, the employee is required to work in participant families’ homes and community resource agencies and businesses. Extensive local travel required, and occasional long-distance travel may be required for training purposes.

Position Title:

On-Call Substitute Teacher
Department: Early Learning Center at Aspen
Job Classification: On-Call
FLSA Status: Non –Exempt
Hourly Rate: Dependent on education and experience
Benefits Package: Health and Dental insurance, PTO, Holidays, Life Insurance, Flexible Savings Account
Reports to: Master Teacher
Posted: 11/15/2016

Summary

The Substitute Teacher and Childcare Provider is responsible for providing on-call program support in the event of a staff absence or as additional program support. The Substitute and Childcare Provider reports for duty on time and performs quality classroom supervision, instruction and teacher and program assistance. The Substitute and Childcare Provider complies with program policies and disciplinary standards. There are no guaranteed hours of work.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Teach and/or care for children on an as-needed basis; classes are held on weekdays during daytime and early evening hours, and occasionally weekends
  • Ensure that all CYFD regulations for childcare, including those pertaining to health and safety, are met for each child at all times including knowledge of and participation in emergency evacuation procedures
  • Follow program, discipline, and confidentiality policies and procedures for SFCP and FFN programs
  • Participate in substitute orientation and other mandatory training that may be held outside regular working hours (evenings/weekends) as scheduled
  • Arrive on time and perform classroom and/or childcare preparation as instructed by supervisor
  • Participate with program and teaching staff to coordinate classroom and childcare activities
  • Supervise snack and other activities 
  • Assist other teachers and program staff as needed
  • Exhibit professionalism, tact and patience when communicating with children, families, employees, and staff at all levels of the organization
  • Collect children’s attendance and other data
  • Maintain a neat and clean office and classroom
  • Make sure books, materials, and supplies are used appropriately and are properly put away each day
  • Perform other duties as assigned by program supervisors

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of high school diploma/GED and one year of experience working with children in groups
  • Availability from Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Prefer experience and/or education in early childhood or elementary education, lesson planning, and/or enrichment activity planning
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Ability to work well in culturally diverse setting and knowledge of local population served, to include elementary-school aged children and families representing a wide range of socio-economic and risk factors
  • Ability to pass a mandatory background clearance required of all childcare workers in the State of New Mexico
  • CPR certified preferred
  • Works sensitively with the children, families, and teacher at the program site
  • Communicates clearly and accurately, orally and in writing
  • Functions effectively and cooperatively as a team member
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, drive, sit for long periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to lift 40 pounds. Environmental stress may occur. The employee may be exposed to chemicals, pesticides or other agents used at the school facility. There is a potential for exposure to infectious diseases. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate to loud.

All candidates are required to participate in pre-employment screening, background investigation and verification of education credentials, as well as proof of reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of UWSFC to provide equal employment opportunity for all job applicants and employees in full compliance with the relevant statutes, executive orders, and regulations. There shall be no discrimination or harassment at UWSFC on the basis of race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental handicap or disability, serious medical condition, veteran’s status, or spousal affiliation.