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Join our team - Helping People and Changing Lives! Enjoy a friendly work environment among highly capable co-workers, with the rewards of helping families in need! We are actively building an environment that welcomes and encourages the involvement and success of all individuals and respects the new possibilities that are created when diverse people, beliefs and values are included.

Our Hopelink staff of 300 are dedicated to our mission and supporting the people we serve. We offer great benefits.

Benefits for eligible employees: • Medical• Dental• Long Term Disability• Basic Life Insurance • 401(k)• Paid Vacation & Sick Leave• Paid Holidays • Flexible Shifts • Wellness Program. Rewarding career opportunities and we'd love to hear from you!

Since 1971, Hopelink has served homeless and low-income families, children, seniors and people with disabilities in the north and east King County, WA. With service centers in Redmond, Bellevue, Kirkland, Shoreline and Sno-Valley (Carnation), we are the largest nonprofit organization in the area. Hopelink programs and services focus on five key areas: food, financial assistance, housing & family development, adult education & employment and transportation/mobility. Programs are aimed at helping people achieve stability, and helping them gain the skills and knowledge they need to exit poverty for good.

How to Apply:

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Hopelink is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.

Current Opportunities

Department: Transportation
Location: Kent or Kirkland, WA
Work Schedule: Flexible schedule options (FT/PT and Split Shifts Available)
Compensation: $16.25-$18.00 DOE
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Hopelink has immediate openings for DART Community and Shuttle drivers throughout King County at our Kent and Kirkland, WA location. This position will operate days, evenings and weekends on a fixed route with a flexible service area.

Get paid while you train for a new career in driving!

As a subcontractor working with King County Metro, Hopelink will pay your wages and training onsite in preparation for your CDL Class C with passenger endorsement license. Applicants with CDL A/B/C passenger endorsements are encouraged to apply!

To be eligible, you must be...

  • Be at least 21 years old at the time you apply and able to lift and pull up to 40 pounds
  • Hold a valid Washington driver’s license, and have the ability to obtain a CDL Learner’s Permit with Passenger Endorsement
  • Have a minimum of two years of experience providing customer service to the general public
  • Have an acceptable driving record at the time of offer
  • Any of the following violations within the last five years will automatically disqualify you from consideration:
  • Reckless or negligent driving
  • DWI/DUI (driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs)
  • Hit-and-run incident
  • Vehicular homicide or vehicular assault
  • Open container citation
  • More than one “at fault” accident within the past year
  • Suspended license for moving violations
  • Reliable transportation to report on-time to work
  • Be able to speak and write in English
  • Verifiable acceptable work history and employment references

 

Department: Transportation Brokerage
Location: Bellevue
Work Schedule: Full Time and Part Time
Compensation: $15.45/hour
Benefits: Benefits for eligible shifts: Medical/Dental, 401k retirement savings plan with employer matching, Paid Vacation/Holiday/Sick Leave, Employee Assistance and Employee Discount Programs
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Summary: The Customer Service Representative works closely with clients over the telephone in a nonprofit call center environment to determine eligibility for transportation and other services. Join a team of co-workers passionate about Hopelink’s vision to end poverty and promote self-sufficiency for all members of our community.
The Customer Service Representative accurately configures account information in the database, and develops an appropriate solution with the client to meet to their needs. Serves as first level of client complaint resolution.

 

Department: Community Services
Location: Bellevue
Work Schedule: Part Time 30 Hours a Week (Monday-Friday Set Schedule)
Compensation: $15.45/hr
Benefits: Eligible
Open: January 2019
Closes: When filled
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Summary: The Client Resource Specialist is one of the first points of contact at the Service Center’s Front Desk, and is responsible for warmly greeting and welcoming all visitors in a fast paced, often busy environment. They provide excellent customer service to clients, donors, visitors and staff, and are critical to ensure smooth operation of the center. This position requires the ability to multi-task, problem solve, be flexible, stay calm under pressure and deescalate issues when necessary. Must be comfortable working with individuals who demonstrate extreme or unpredictable behavior related to various kinds or crisis or trauma including substance abuse, mental health disorders, and/or homelessness.

 

Department: Transportation
Location: Seattle
Work Schedule: Full Time
Compensation: $15.45-$17.75/hr (DOE)
Benefits: Eligible
Open: October 2018
Closes: When filled
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Summary: The Seattle Off-Site Hospital Transportation Coordinator (OTC) works with Seattle’s largest hospitals onsite. The OTC manages reservations and screening online and over the phone and has direct interaction with Hopelink’s subcontracted service providers. The OTC will work directly with the public and will be stationed primarily at facilities contracting with Hopelink for on-site services. The OTC position will also rotate through the Bellevue Transportation office.
Candidates with experience in medical offices, hospitals, patient intake, healthcare insurance or patient care are encouraged to apply!
Hopelink is the largest nonprofit in the area, serving homeless and low-income families since 1971. Hopelink programs focus on helping individuals to achieve stability and gain the skills needed to exit poverty for good.

 

Department: Customer Service Center
Location: Bellevue
Work Schedule: Full Time
Compensation: $48k annually DOE
Benefits: Medical, dental, 401k retirement savings plan with employer matching, paid vacation/holiday/sick leave, employee assistance and employee discount programs!
Open: November 2018
Closes: When filled
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Summary: Under the direction of the Operations Manager in the Transportation Brokerage, the Customer Service Center Supervisor will be responsible for the hiring, scheduling, and supervision of Customer Service Representatives. The Customer Service Supervisor team is responsible for assuring the Customer Service Center (call center) meets contractual requirements under Hopelink’s contract with the Health Care Authority (HCA) for Medicaid transportation. The Customer Service Supervisor is a critical role; providing independent problem solving and a sense of ownership for the success of the team and success of the call center. The ideal candidate will have excellent leadership skills, supervisory experience, and an accountability mindset towards inspiring staff and achieving team goals.

 

Department: Transportation
Location: Kent
Work Schedule: Full Time
Compensation: $19.00/hr-$20.00/hr +DOE
Benefits: Eligible
Open: November 2018
Closes: When filled
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Summary: Hopelink is in search of an Automotive Service Technician who is driven and brings a strong work ethic to the team! This position will perform work in the diagnosis, repair and service of automobiles, medium and heavy-duty trucks, buses and related equipment with gasoline and diesel engines. This role is also responsible for preventive maintenance inspections and related repairs.

 

Department: Energy & Finance
Location: Kirkland
Work Schedule: Full Time
Compensation: $15.75/hr
Benefits: Eligible
Open: December 2018
Closes: When filled
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Summary: The Eligibility and Resource Specialist (ERS) meets with a high volume of clients one-on-one, determines client eligibility, and enrolls clients to receive Financial Assistance and Food Bank Services. ERS staff are responsible for entering data accurately and efficiently into our Client Track database. They provide excellent customer service to all who walk through the door and respond promptly to phone and e-mail inquiries. This position requires the ability to multi-task, stay calm under pressure and deescalate issues when necessary. ERS must be comfortable working with families and individuals that may be in crisis, suffer from mental illness, and/or are experiencing homelessness.

 

Department: Transportation
Location: Kent
Work Schedule: Full Time-M-F Hours(Early morning shift 5:30am-11:30am-Or Later afternoon shift 1:30pm-7:30pm)
Compensation: $16.25 - $17/hour + DOE
Benefits: Eligible shifts 30+ hours/week
Open: December 2018
Closes: When filled
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Summary: The (ON DEMAND) Shuttle Van Driver provides safe, courteous and on-time transportation to customers in vans, minibuses or small buses, adhering to traffic regulations and maintaining schedules/routes. The driver communicates respectfully while providing excellent customer service to passengers. The Shuttle Van Driver must meet these qualifications:
• Be at least 21 years old at the time you apply
• Hold a valid Washington driver’s license, have a minimum of two years of experience providing customer service to the general public
• Have an acceptable good standing driving record at the time of offer
• Have reliable transportation to work
• Be able to speak and write in English
• Have an acceptable work history and employment reference and good driver's record
Be available for early morning and late afternoon shifts.

 

Department: Transportation/Mobility
Location: Bellevue and Carnation
Work Schedule: Part Time, approx. 20 hours a week with occasional evenings and weekends as needed
Compensation: $18/hr+ DOE
Benefits: Vacation/holiday/sick leave prorated, 401k retirement savings plan with employer matching, employee assistance program, employee discounts (no medical/dental benefits)
Open: December 2018
Closes: When filled
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Summary: Hopelink’s Mobility Management team empowers people to change their lives by facilitating access to the community. We do this by (1) supporting the coordination of special needs transportation through cross-sector collaborations to improve transportation services and (2) providing travel education and resources to build awareness of existing transportation options. We work to make it easier for all people to get around King County through innovative, entrepreneurial, collaborative problem solving.

The position provides staff support to the Snoqualmie Valley Transportation Coalition, including coordinating transportation initiatives and assisting with education and outreach in Snoqualmie Valley. The Mobility Coordinator advocates for those who need transportation, facilitates discussion, teaches, connects and partners with organizations to champion transportation solutions. The ideal candidate will be resourceful, self motivated, and posses an enterprising spirit and passion for making an impact in the local community.