Welcoming Communications Specialists to the BSK Team!

We are thrilled to welcome Erin Murphy and Hannah Johnson to the Best Starts for Kids Team. Erin and Hannah will be leading communications for the initiative and will be working closely with our new team of Best Starts project managers. Erin’s background as a nonprofit professional and independent consultant is rooted in strategic communications,…

If kids aren’t healthy, kids can’t learn

Last week, we announced a funding opportunity through Best Starts to create three new school-based health centers in our region.  School-based health centers are a powerful tool to improve academic achievement and decrease health inequities. As Jonathan Martin points out in his opinion piece, For a school system looking for better outcomes, the return-on-investment for mental-health care…

We’re Hiring: Trauma Informed Systems Strategic Advisor

Best Starts for Kids is hiring a Strategic Advisor to develop and oversee the implementation of the Trauma Informed Schools and Organizations investment area within Best Starts for Kids. The position will also leverage opportunities to support trauma informed approaches within King County. For more information about this position, please view the job description here.…

We’re Hiring an Administrative Specialist

We are excited to announce that we are hiring an Administrative Specialist III (AS III) position to support Best Starts for Kids which includes the Communities of Opportunity (COO) staff team. We are looking for individuals who can lead and manage complex administrative projects that involve multiple tasks and partners. For more information about this opportunity, visit the job…

We’re hiring Communications Specialists

We are enthusiastically looking for two Communications Specialists to further the goals of Best Starts for Kids. We are recruiting two Communications Specialist III positions for the Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) and Public Health – Seattle & King County communications teams, with one position serving in each department. We are looking for…