Employment

Employment Opportunities

The Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery is seeking applicants for the following positions. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

IT Specialist

Job Summary:

The IT Specialist is an on-call, flexible position that supports the growing technical needs of the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery. In partnership with administrative staff, this position will identify, recommend and support our computers, networks and software needs.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Prefer 2 year degree in IT related field.
  • Prefer 2-years of experience working with computers, software and technology
  • Experience in software training
  • Must be at least 18 years old to apply.

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Please submit your cover letter and resume to Keith O’Brien, Development Director, via email at keith@vanessabehan.org

House Manager

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for maintaining Nursery in good repair, scheduling necessary maintenance and upkeep, and ensuring compliance with state licensing requirements. Position will require flexible hours.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience with maintenance and minor repairs highly desired.

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Please submit your cover letter and resume to Kristena O’Hara, Program Director via email at kristena@vanessabehan.org.

Scheduler - Part-Time

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for collaborating with the other Scheduler to maintain staffing schedule for program staff and ensure coverage is appropriate for all shifts.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

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Please submit your cover letter and resume to Kristena O’Hara, Program Director via email at kristena@vanessabehan.org.

Family Support Specialist

Job Summary:

Primary responsibility is to be the first point of contact for families needing Nursery services both on the phone and in person.  Will be primarily responsible for assessing the level of need of each family and providing appropriate immediate services, including crisis counseling, and any case management or referral that is necessary to create and maintain a safe environment for children.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a social service or related field required.
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of Washington State’s child welfare/protection system, and Spokane community resources.

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House Parent

House Parents provide care to children, age birth through six years under the direct supervision of the Lead House Parent.  They are responsible for providing safe, nurturing, fun, and age appropriate activities during the daily routine.  House Parents are responsible for daily upkeep of childcare areas and items used by and for children.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability and desire to work with children.
  • Prefer two years experience working with children in a child-care or crisis care setting.
  • Ability to follow directions and work effectively with many different personalities.
  • Must be at least 18 years old to apply.

*PLEASE NOTE: If there are no available positions at the time you apply we will keep your application on file and contact qualified candidates when a position becomes available. Our House Parent application is left on the internet all year long, however we may not always have open positions. Thank you very much.

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Internships & Practicum

If you are in a program through one of the local universities/colleges and are interested in internship/practicum opportunities please download and complete the attached application.

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The Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery upholds a drug free work environment. This includes the use of Marijuana.

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