CI Community Center

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CI Community Center, the newest of the Columbia Industries’ family of services, is a safe, creative, and supervised place for people with disabilities to find social connection, life enrichment, and community integration.

Social Connection

Everyone wants friends, activities, and to be a part of something larger than themselves. Yet some people with disabilities have limited opportunities to make social connections because they are limited in their ability to live autonomously. CI Community Center offers a safe place to socialize as well as build fun and sought-after relationships with peers.

Life Enrichment

Most people have access to continuing education, but people with disabilities often stop pursuing education once they graduate from high school. CI Community Center is a place for life-long education—a place to take interesting classes, keep minds active, and get excited about education again.

Community Center Activities

Book Club Reading Weekly Craft Activity
Sporting Events Art Gallery/Museum Tours
Science Experiments Music Classes/Performances
Service Activities Fishing/Hiking
Cooking Classes Yoga/Zumba
“How To” Classes Matinées
S.A.F.E. Classes Group Games
Computer Training Internet Training

This Month’s Activities: January 2020

Community Integration

CI Community Center is a bridge for people who want to be a part of our community, not just watch from the sidelines. Columbia Industries provides safe transportation and assistance for outings and activities in our local area.

Hours

CI Community Center is open Monday through Friday from 9am until noon and noon until 3pm.

Fee Structure

Monthly Sessions Attended Fees
1-10 $14.70/Session
11-15 $13.65/Session
16-20 $12.60/Session
21-25 $11.55/Session
26-30 $11.05/Session
31+ $10.50/Session

In order to use the Community Center, prospective users must complete and turn in an application. You may download the application in [English] or in [Spanish.]

Columbia Industries has co-created CI Community Center in partnership with members of our local community. If you are interested in volunteering, teaching a class, donating supplies, or providing financial support, please contact the Community Center Manager at (509) 582-4142, ext. 119 to make arrangements.

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Restaurant Area Manager/ Business Unit Manager Round Table Pizza of Tri-Cities

This is NOT your typical restaurant Area Manager opportunity – it is bigger and better in so many ways! This is an opportunity to join a great community organization, Columbia Industries (CI), as we grow and increase our positive impact on the Tri-Cities region. It is also a chance to really “own” and drive a great family restaurant business, with great support from CI. We are looking for an experienced, high-energy and creative leader with deep multi-unit restaurant management experience, excellent leadership, communication and numbers/analytical abilities and a desire to help grow an already-successful restaurant operation.

We operate four franchised Round Table Pizza restaurants in the Tri-Cities. The stores are growing (up significantly this year) and well positioned for additional growth in the future. If you are ready for the challenge of being responsible for all aspects of a great business and you want to help us grow these locations, add more and increase RoundTable’s contributions to the great work CI is doing, we want to talk with you! Details are as follows:

Duties
Oversee all operational aspects of four Round Table Pizza restaurants in Tri-Cities, including staffing and scheduling; training and evaluation of team members; service provision; food preparation and handling; restaurant cleanliness; meeting of health standards and other regulatory requirements; food ordering; store opening and closing; cash management; maintaining operations in accordance with Franchise Agreements and Franchisor Brand Standards; implementing promotions and offers from Franchisor; identifying repair and maintenance needs and utilizing available resources to resolve them; and, analyzing and understanding both operational reports and financial results. Position will lead the process of establishing yearly budgets for each restaurant and the business overall and will be responsible for achieving those budgets. Oversees in-restaurant dining, delivery and carryout operations. Maintains direct relationship with the Franchisor and with CI-RT’s parent.

This position goes beyond the typical responsibilities of a restaurant Area Manager; it is responsible for all general management duties as the business unit manager, which will involve budget creation and strategic planning. The position reports to and works closely with the CEO of the parent company.

Experience Desired
Substantial restaurant operating experience, as both restaurant Manager/GM and Area Manager over multiple restaurants is necessary: Minimum 5 years restaurant-level management experience and 5 years multi-unit restaurant responsibility is desired. Experience recruiting, training, scheduling and evaluating staff is critical. High school diploma or equivalent required; college or graduate degrees desirable but not required.

Qualities
Good leadership and communications skills; ability to operate independently and assume responsibility for all aspects of a business. Ability to be flexible and effective in shifting from one type of duty to another; responsive and accessible to all business needs. Ability to understand and analyze both operational reports (food costs, labor hours, sales trends, etc.) and financial information (P&L’s). Bright, motivated and positive. Cares about people and helps develop them. High level of customer service awareness and effectiveness. Responsible with and proactive in fulfilling all duties. Works well with people of all types. A good motivator and cheerleader. An inspiring and motivating leader and an effective 360-degree communicator in person as well as in writing. Good work/life balance and sense of humor are always a plus. Curiosity and practical creativity highly valued.

Compensation
Compensation will include salary, commensurate with experience, plus bonus. Health benefits provided.

Application Process
Submit cover letter, resume and completed job application to Columbia Industries, PO Box 7346, Kennewick, WA 99336. Application may be picked up at 900 S Dayton St, Kennewick or downloaded from our website at www.columbiaindustries.com CI Administrative Officer/Director of Human Resources, hr@columbiaindustries.com AA/EEO Employer. Position open until filled #1480
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