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Our mission is to give these adults the opportunity to live full, productive and satisfying lives in a God-centered and nurturing environment. Work with purpose at our organization.

Current Job Openings

Retail Store Manager

Job Description

Wellspring Community is a locally grown non- profit organization that serves and empowers adults with special needs. We offer a variety of learning and enrichment classes that include Performing Arts, Ceramics, Leadership, and Health and Fitness. We also teach our participants how to bake in our commercial Bakery in Castle Rock. Our classes are designed to our Participant’s view of the world as we introduce them to new topics, concepts, or ways of communicating.
We are excited to announce the opening of our Coffee shop and Retail Store, The Castle Rock Collective, located in downtown Castle Rock. Many of our participants will be working there, alongside staff and volunteers. This is a unique opportunity for a high energy, creative and passionate Retail Store Manager to join our team of dedicated professionals in empowering the lives of these amazing individuals.


Summary of Position: The Retail Manager is responsible for providing ongoing leadership, management, and motivation to volunteers and STAR staff members at The Collective, Wellspring Community’s new retail store and coffee shop. The Retail Manager embraces the Mission Statement of Wellspring Community: Our Mission is to provide a work, enrichment, and educational community where adults with special needs can live full, productive, and satisfying lives in a God-centered and nurturing environment, and will ensure that all actions and decisions of staff embraces our Mission Statement, Vision and Core Values.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for leading and managing the day-to-day operations at the retail store and coffee shop.
  2. Implements initiatives that support the overarching strategic initiatives developed by the leadership team and approved by the Board of Directors.
  3. Provides inspiring leadership to volunteers and STAR staff. Serves as a coach, leader and mentor to all direct reports.
  4. Works closely with management team to implement strategic plans and develop reporting measurements to track the success of The Collective.
  5. Ability to manage diverse team of volunteers and paid staff members.
  6. Act as Wellspring liaison with Co-Op and other non-profits.
  7. Represents Wellspring Community with external constituency groups, including the special needs population we serve, local governments, business leaders, volunteers, and fund-raising supporters of Wellspring Community.
  8. Promotes ethical and responsible decision-making to ensure that all team members act with the utmost integrity and objectivity, striving at all times to embrace our core values.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Skills and Requirements:

  1. Capacity to build rapport, strong team development, motivating high performance and quality programmatic activities.
  2. Able to work well with team members and volunteers in all departments within Wellspring Community and the public at large.
  3. “Big Picture” perspective, including mature foresight based upon experience to implement immediate term resolution of issues in a self-sustaining manner within the larger, longer-term context of all issues likely to arise in the future.
  4. Responsible for implementing marketing campaigns that utilize social media and other platforms to create community awareness.
  5. Well-developed communication skills, both written and verbal.
  6. Proven ability to manage projects, problem solve and take initiative.
  7. Expertise to develop, promote and monitor quantitative and qualitative performance measures.
  8. Ability to analyze and evaluate organizational efficiencies and productivity.
  9. Must be able to understand financial statements, financial security and controls, and fiscal performance.
  10. Ability to intervene in delicate and difficult employee relations with candor, restraint, confidentiality, and wisdom.
  11. Excellent time management skills and able to multi-task.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Experience in a management or leadership role
  • Experience working with adults that have intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Knowledge of food and customer service industries
  • High School Diploma

Physical Requirements:

Normal work environment is in a retail store/coffee shop environment which involves some physical liability requiring basic safety precautions. This position routinely requires sitting, standing, bending/stooping, using a computer for extended periods, and lifting or carrying objects up to 25 pounds. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Position requires standing and walking for much of the shift. Must be able to provide personal transportation to multiple meetings offsite from Wellspring Community. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of this position. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other team members.

Required license or certification:

  • Valid CO Driver’s License

For more information, please email careers@wearewellspring.org or call 303-660-1935

 

Direct Support Professional

Job Overview:

We are excited to announce the opening of our Coffee shop and Retail Store, The Castle Rock Collective, located in downtown Castle Rock. Many of our participants will be working there, alongside staff and volunteers. This is a unique opportunity for a high energy, creative and passionate Direct Support Professional to join our team of dedicated professionals in empowering the lives of these amazing individuals.

The Direct Support Professional would be responsible for transporting STARS to and from the Coffee shop to their homes and/or Wellspring, assist in managing and organizing the day’s activities once their shift at the coffee shop is over, and provide instructional support as needed. Qualified candidates will also need to manage behavior challenges, and communicate with other staff, volunteers, as well as family members.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Protect the health and safety of participants while providing enrichment instruction or recreation activities.
  • Transport participants as needed in a 15-passenger van, responsibly and abiding by all local and state laws always.
  • Maintain cleanliness of van, transportation log, and fuel and report any vehicle malfunctions or incidents to the Executive Director.
  • Meet regularly with the staff to identify what’s working well, inform of problems and assist in strategizing to make improvements.
  • Communicate effectively and regularly with participants, family members, other staff and volunteers.
  • Assists in basic ADL’s as needed.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • High School Diploma/GED Required
  • Valid Colorado Driver’s license and possess the willingness and skills necessary to drive 15 passenger vehicles
  • Minimum of one-year experience working with individuals that have intellectual and developmental disabilities, providing support with physical, emotional, cognitive, and mental health challenges.in any setting or other significant relevant experience
  • Excellent communication and relational skills to manage the multiple relationships within the program environment.
  • Must be able to pass a drug and medical test.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $16.00 – $18.00 per hour

For more information, please email careers@wearewellspring.org or call 303-660-1935

 

Van Driver 

(Non-CDL)

We are seeking an experienced, responsible driver with a clean driving record to drive our 15 passenger van to transport our participants to and from our programs as well as occasional scheduled activities in the safest possible manner. 

Additional responsibilities include:
  • Greeting participants in a courteous and pleasant manner.
  • Assisting participants in and out of vehicle and with securing seatbelts, as necessary.
  • Driving vehicle responsibly and abiding by all local and state laws at all times.
  • Keeping van fueled, maintained and clean.
  • Maintaining transportation log on a daily basis.
  • Completing and submitting all required documentation.
  • Reporting any vehicle malfunctions or incidents to Executive Director.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Executive Director or personnel on duty.
Requirements:
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must provide a Motor Vehicle Record demonstrating clean driving record
  • Patience, kindness and a good sense of humor would be very helpful 
Hours:    Would prefer one driver for both shifts but will split shifts if needed

   Monday – Friday    7 a.m. – 9 a.m.

   Monday – Friday    3 p.m. – 5 p.m.   

For more information, please email careers@wearewellspring.org or call 303-660-1935

 
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