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In addition to volunteering at Neighborhood Ministries, there are times where employment opportunities are available. If positions are currently available, you will find information below.

Prevention of Sexual Abuse Compliance Manager (Full Time) Nueva Esperanza

REPORTS TO: Assistant Program Director

Job Summary:

The Prevention of Sexual Abuse (PSA) Compliance Manager is responsible for managing the implementation and ongoing compliance with the Interim Final Rule (IFR) on preventing, detecting, and responding to sexual abuse and sexual harassment.

Essential Function:

  • Develop policies and procedures, train staff, create age-appropriate orientation material describing children’s rights, lead the reporting process and follow-up with state and local officials about any pending investigations.
  • Establish referral partnerships with local child advocacy centers, rape crisis centers, immigrant victim service providers and/or other service providers.
  • Liaise with ORR’s PSA Coordinator, the designated FFS, and the designated PO to implement the IFR within 6 months of NE’s opening and ensure compliance with the standards thereafter.
  • Serve as the point of contact for ORR’s PSA Coordinator regarding matters related to the IFR standards and respond to all requests.
  • Foster a facility climate which condemns sexual abuse and provides victims with sensitive care, resources and support and reports incidents of sexual abuse and holds offenders accountable for their actions.
  • Coordinate and implement facility awareness and prevention education and ensure facility wide attendance compliance with mandatory training.
  • Maintain current information on sexual incidents occurring with youth or which were reported at NE .
  • Develop and provide oversight for a Sexual Abuse Response Team.
  • Ensure documentation of management notifying perpetrator and victim of the notification form.
  • Be accountable for compliance issues related to sexual abuse and sexual harassment.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Support a trauma-informed approach and therapeutic learning environment when interacting with youth.
  • Support all functions that attain and maintain accreditation and compliance with regulatory agencies.
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm and composed under stressful situations.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff, residents, service providers and others. 
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Sociology, or other relevant behavioral science with at least 1 year of experience in child welfare standards, best practices and compliance issues;
  • Cleared Tuberculosis test results
  • Immunization documentation Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Td/Tdap), Varicella, Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), Hepatitis A and B  
  • Obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule and be on-call evenings and weekends
  • Comply with annual training requirements/licensure/certifications

Physical Demands:

Must be able to read, write, and communicate. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee is required to bend, lift, seize, hold, grasp, turn, or otherwise work with hand or hands. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

Work Environment:

This job requires the ability to:

  • Build a culture of safety to insure everyone feels comfortable in working together.
  • Lead with vulnerability to cultivate trust and show no one is perfect.
  • Establish purpose through a common goal and create a clear path to get there.

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Case Manager (Full Time) Nueva Esperanza

REPORTS TO:  Lead Case Manager

IMPORTANT NOTE:  We are only needing to fill a Sunday-Thursday schedule

Job Summary:
The Case Manager is responsible for assessing the needs of UAC’s care, develop the Individual Service Plan, screen for human trafficking concerns, facilitate the safe and timely release or discharge of children, document the provision of services in case files. The case manager will also submit service plans and other assessments required for the compiling of a comprehensive case file found on NE operating system with supporting documentation maintained in physical files. The Case Manager is required to maintain a flexible, organized and efficient work schedule and is subject to work extended hours, weekends, and be on-call.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist Lead Case Manager in conducting initial intake interviews of youth to include gathering familial, possible sponsorship information and to establish age of the youth.
  • Conduct interviews of family members, friends of family and/or sponsors to determine the integrity of the relationship and verify information received from minor within 24-48 hours upon admission to the shelter.
  • Determine options available for youth within 48-72 hours and proceed with the required documentation to reunify youth with family in home country or in the United States as deemed applicable.
  • Ensure the timely completion of (assessments) Initial Intake, Emergency Placement, and Preliminary Service Plans in accordance with NE, State, and Federal requirements. Additional assessments may be required depending on the location of the program and state licensing requirements.
  • Ensure the timely submission of the initial Individual Service Plan due within 21 days of the youth’s arrival to the shelter and 30 day updates thereafter in accordance with NE, State and Federal requirements.
  • Document all actions taken and contacts with youth, sponsor, and stakeholders in the form of SalesForce as required by NE, State and Federal contracts.
  • Complete and submit reunification packets for initial review to Lead Case Manager.
  • Submit completed reunification packet with appropriate referral made by Case Manager for the timely release of youth to designated ORR representative.
  • Facilitate attorney to client contact as requested by youth.
  • Attend case staffing with funding source representative.
  • Maintain physical and SalesForce client files.
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Functions:

  • Attend all organizational required trainings.
  • Attend all departmental and program meetings to ensure that up-to-date information is received and/or information of policy changes or practice are adhered to.
  • Attend training that will enhance professional growth in the area of case manager and documentation or other topics as deemed appropriate by the program director.
  • Must assist in the evacuation of youth as needed due to inclement weather conditions, natural disasters, or other unforeseen occurrences.
  • Travel as needed for trainings, conferences or to transport youth to destinations located within the U.S.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and hazard-free work area.
  • Ensure the proper supervision of youth at all times.
  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Bachelor’s degree required in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services, Counseling or other social service field.
  • 1-year experience working with adolescents or in the youth services field. (volunteer and internship experienced included)
  • Must be computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft 365 and SalesForce
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license and be eligible to drive to facilitate program services
  • Required to work a flexible schedule to facilitate program services
  • Cleared Tuberculosis test results
  • Obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card

Physical Demands:

Must be able to obtain Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification and First Aid Certification (CPR). Must be able to supervise clients indoors and outdoors as necessary. Bending, stooping and lifting up to 15 lbs. required to complete daily tasks. Job requires extended periods of sitting; use of various office equipment.

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Transportation Specialist (Full Time) Nueva Esperanza

REPORTS TO:  Lead Case Manager 

Full Time Position 

Job Summary:  

The Transportation Specialist (TS) is primarily responsible is to care for the safety and well-being of the children they are escorting and transferring physical custody from the Nueva Esperanza (NE) Program to the designated location. They must also excel at working with children, establishing a comfortable and trustful relationship in a short amount of time.  The Transportation Specialist is required to maintain a flexible, organized and efficient work schedule and is subject to work extended hours, weekends and be on-call. The Transportation Specialist must have the ability to work both independently and as a team player. They must be able to travel weekly for up to two overnight trips per week and their travel expenses will be paid.   

Essential Functions:

  • Receive physical custody of the child/youth from other agencies or partners to Nueva Esperanza programs.
  • Transferring physical custody of the child/youth from NE to their confirmed sponsor via ground or air transportation.  
  • Provide direct supervision of child/youth in-transit and maintain line-of-sight supervision at all times.  
    • Transport child to/from medical appointments in a timely manner when assigned to by the medical coordinator.  
    • Advocate for the child’s care and well-being when in public spaces for example doctor’s appointments, and airports.  
  • Maintain current training requirements in accordance with ORR policies and procedures from NE for direct care standards. 
  • Seek or coordinate medical care if child/youth should become ill while in transit.
  • Provide meals or snacks to youth while in transit. 
  • Retain and transmit the child/youth’s transport documents, personal property, and prescription medication maintaining chain-of-custody until provided to the sponsor at the time of reunification.
  • Verify the identity of the sponsor prior to the sponsor taking physical custody of the youth.
  • Able to drive a 12 to 15 passenger vehicles, mini-vans, and cars.
    • Fill out reports including expense reports accurately and timely.  
  • Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • Able to react to change productively and independently within program constraints.
  • Will be required to attend training for Defensive Driving, State specific Food Handlers certification, First Aid/CPR and Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI).
  • Other duties as assigned including assisting other departments during downtimes.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) 
  • Associate degree in a healthcare (Certified Nursing Assistant/Licensed Practical Nurse), education, or social service-related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Two years documented experience in a field related to human services, children, or a similar occupational area
  • Experience working with at-risk children/youth  
  • Basic computer skills  
  • Level on Fingerprint Clearance Card 
  • Clear Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) or child protective services check 
  • Clear Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)  

Physical Demands:

Must be able to obtain Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification and First Aid Certification (CPR). Must be able to supervise clients during all forms of transportation via airline and ground travel. Must be able to fly up to two (2) overnight stays per trip, per week. Bending, stooping and lifting up to 5 lbs. required to complete daily tasks. Job requires extended periods of sitting and standing (up to 8 hours). 

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Clinician (Full Time) Nueva Esperanza

REPORTS TO:  Nueva Esperanza Lead Clinician

IMPORTANT NOTE:  For Clinicians, we need to fill a Sunday-Thursday AND a Tuesday-Saturday schedule.

Job Summary:

The Clinician is responsible for conducting mental health assessments; providing ongoing individual and group counseling services, screening for human trafficking concerns, and providing crisis intervention services. The Clinician’s functions are performed as part of a multi-disciplinary team and include development and implementation of client therapeutic plans, facilitating transfers, and reunification planning. All duties will be performed based on education, training and certified counseling experience within the social service field. The Clinician is subject to work extended hours and weekends, and to be on-call.

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct intake, admission, and diagnostic assessments with clients, and document results according to program standards
  • Collaborate with treatment team members and clients to develop treatment plans
  • Provide weekly one-to-one counseling and crisis intervention as needed
  • Facilitate psycho-educational and therapeutic client groups
  • Continually monitor the mental well-being of clients and arrange for appropriate services as needed
  • Provide consultation and documentation regarding clients’ functioning, mental health status, and treatment needs
  • Provide clinical services within Nueva Esperanza, licensing and funding source guidelines
  • Participate in and comply with all meetings, assignments, process improvement, and quality improvement initiatives as assigned by supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Functions:

  • Attend all organizational required trainings.
  • Attend all departmental and program meetings to ensure that up-to-date information is received and/or information of policy changes or practice are adhered to.
  • Must assist in the evacuation of youth as needed due to inclement weather conditions, natural disasters, or other unforeseen occurrences.
  • Travel as needed for trainings, conferences or to transport youth to destinations located within the U.S.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and hazard-free work area.
  • Always ensure the proper supervision of youth.
  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • One of the following:
    • Master’s degree in social work with clinical experience in the program
    • Master’s degree in psychology, sociology, or other relevant behavioral science in which direct clinical experience is a program requirement
    • Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years clinical employment experience.
  • Must be a licensed clinician in Arizona or eligible for licensure.
  • Experience working with children, youth, and/or families from high-risk backgrounds.
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license and be eligible to drive to facilitate program services as required by contractual agreement.
  • Required to work a flexible schedule to facilitate program services
  • Cleared Tuberculosis test results
  • Obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing

Preferred:

  • Experience working with children and youth in inpatient, or residential facilities
  • Experience working with undocumented children, refugees or displaced youth

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to obtain Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification and First Aid Certification (CPR). Must be able to supervise clients indoors and outdoors as necessary. Bending, stooping and lifting 15 lbs. required to complete daily tasks.

Cultural Expectations:

  • Build a culture of safety to insure everyone feels comfortable in working together.
  • Lead with vulnerability to cultivate trust and show no one is perfect.
  • Establish purpose through a common goal and create a clear path to get there.

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Senior Regional Organizer CORAZÓN

CORAZÓN Arizona (CORAZÓN)- Envisions an Arizona where an united faithful community centers and supports the hopes and voice of those most impacted to be the decision makers among statewide grassroot movements empowering Arizonan families. 

As the Arizona federation of Faith in Action, a national community organizing network, CORAZÓN creates change on a local, state and national level. The heartbeat and life of our organizing work is to build and support faith based member institutions, people of faith, and nonbelievers alike in Arizona as we fight for social, racial, and economic dignity with a welcoming and inclusive prophetic voice. 

Mission  

  • Cultivate and foster an organizational culture where people of vast faith traditions feel welcomed and safe to take action to improve our democracy to achieve economic dignity, immigrant justice, and increased civic participation. 
  • Centering and listening to Black, Indigenous, Latinx leaders, faith and lay people and impacted community members on our local neighborhood issues and ideas that they have been identified to matter most. 
  • Advocating and co-creating for state and federal policies through intentional campaigns uplifting our moral voices to bring about systemic change for Arizonans centering race equity.
  • Educate, train, and equip people with tools to improve the democracy within communities. 

 

Job Overview

CORAZÓN is seeking a Senior Regional Organizer to support and coordinate our team members to organize faith communities and develop lay and clergy leaders to win campaigns that advance racial, economic, and environmental justice in Arizona. 

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a mastery of organizing for social change, and have experience in managing, training, and coaching organizers toward excellence. They will be committed to getting results in a fast-paced environment and able to handle a heavy workload. This leadership position is an opportunity to coordinate and guide issue campaigns at the local and state levels, and help lead an overall strategic vision with the aim of political, cultural, and economic transformation.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead development including training and coordination of community organizers
  • Demonstrate leadership while working with team members, leaders, clergy and allies – for the development and implementation of powerful, strategic campaigns that achieve tangible results for Arizonans. 
  • Work closely with the Executive Director to develop CORAZÓN’s strategic partnerships with labor, advocacy and other community-based organizations.
  • Lead efforts to build organizational capacity for voter engagement and data-driven work to build and exercise our power.
  • Model and maintain our welcoming and inclusive organizational culture
  • Integrate and uplift new ideas and dreams as we build a lasting organization. 

 

Qualifications:

We’re seeking candidates who excel in relationship-building​, are results-oriented,​ and have strong management​ ​skills. ​You should have:

  • A minimum of  3 years of community organizing experience (faith-based, labor, community, or other)
  •  Successful experience recruiting, training, supervising and developing organizing team members.
  • Demonstrated success developing and leading organizing campaigns to win tangible benefits for the community.
  • Excellent strategic thinking and political analysis skills—the ability to figure out how to exponentially advance the work.
  • Strong public speaking and writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and relational skills
  • Passion and willingness to learn and taking on challenges.
  • Commitment to disrupting the structural forces causing disparities and organizing for racial and economic dignity.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with diverse faith communities and with people from diverse racial, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Bilingual Spanish strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of programs such as VAN, EveryAction, OutVote, Hustle, Thru Text and prior experience working in a faith-based environment are preferred.
  • Willingness to work extended hours, including nights and weekends, as necessary is required.

 

We place a high priority on personal and professional leadership development, relationship building, family and creating a respectful and supportive multi-racial, multi-faith, and multilingual organization.

This is a full-time, exempt position. The job includes regular evening work and some weekend work. There are opportunities for advancement within CORAZÓN. Salary is dependent on experience. 

 

How to Apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, three references to Alicia Contreras, Executive Director at  Alicia@corazon-az.org with the subject line: Application for Senior Regional Organizer 

 

DEADLINE: Resumes will be accepted on a rolling basis. However, interviews will begin almost immediately. 

Digital Organizer CORAZÓN

Job Announcement- Digital Organizer 

CORAZÓN Arizona (CORAZÓN)- Envisions an Arizona where an united faithful community centers and supports the hopes and voice of those most impacted to be the decision makers among statewide grassroot movements empowering Arizonan families. 

As the Arizona federation of Faith in Action, a national community organizing network, CORAZÓN creates change on a local, state and national level. The heartbeat and life of our organizing work is to build and support faith based member institutions, people of faith, and nonbelievers alike in Arizona as we fight for social, racial, and economic dignity with a welcoming and inclusive prophetic voice. 

Mission  

  • Cultivate and foster an organizational culture where people of vast faith traditions feel welcomed and safe to take action to improve our democracy to achieve economic dignity, immigrant justice, and increased civic participation. 
  • Centering and listening to Black, Indigenous, Latinx leaders, faith and lay people and impacted community members on our local neighborhood issues and ideas that they have been identified to matter most. 
  • Advocating and co-creating for state and federal policies through intentional campaigns uplifting our moral voices to bring about systemic change for Arizonans centering race equity.
  • Educate, train, and equip people with tools to improve the democracy within communities. 

CORAZÓN is seeking a Digital Organizer  to integrate field organizing with online actions and oversee our digital visibility and engagement.  Digital organizer candidates must be value and mission driven while building, engaging, and growing a relational online community via social media, email, and online advocacy. 

The ideal candidate should demonstrate passion and drive to utilize their imagination and creativity while mastering organizing for social change in the digital world. Utilize previous  experience and/or willingness to learn to integrate digital tools to amplify organizing strategy. They will be committed to getting results in a fast-paced environment and able to handle a heavy workload. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, enthusiastic and passionate about building and engaging with faith communities and people. 

Responsibilities:

  • Organize online supporters to take offline actions in order to engage a prophetic voice and hope forward and become volunteer leaders.
  • Identify and engage campaign supporters and drive measurable online actions through the creation of content and the management of the digital ads.
  • Utilize social media, EveryAction and texting programs to maximize digital list building.
  • Support team members with data training, regular reports and daily use of EveryAction and/or VAN.
  • Work with team members to amplify local voices and campaigns.
  • Amplify CORAZON to build a digital footprint and an online presence.

Qualifications: 

  • Work well in a team environment and are willing to learn. Preferred  community organizing experience (faith-based, labor, community, or other social movements)
  • Knowledgeable use of digital and social media platforms ( Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Action Network, etc.)
  • Ability to create rapid response content to engage online leaders with updates and calls to action. 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects within a fast paced campaign environment.
  • Skilled graphic design experience or combined knowledge of multimedia editing software. (Canva, PosterMyWall, Adobe Creative Suites, etc.) 
  • Willingness to learn to pull data and reports from online media platforms
  • Eagerness to train faith-based member institutions, leaders, and youth to become social media ambassadors.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and self motivated 
  • Bilingual Spanish strongly preferred but not required

We place a high priority on personal and professional leadership development, relationship building, family and creating a respectful and supportive multi-racial, multi-faith, and multilingual organization.

This is a full-time, exempt position. The job includes regular evening work and some weekend work. There are opportunities for advancement within CORAZÓN. Salary is dependent on experience. 

How to Apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, three references to Alicia Contreras, Executive Director at  Alicia@corazon-az.org with the subject line: Application for Digital Organizer 

DEADLINE: Resumes will be accepted until filled.

COVID CARES Program Case Worker (Temporary Hourly Position) General

REPORTS TO: Parenting Por Vida Director

Job Summary:

The COVID CARES Program is an emergency relief fund assisting families impacted by COVID since March 1, 2020. The fund will serve close to 500 households providing $3,300 in rent or mortgage payments, $600 in utilities including APS, SRP and SW Gas, and $300 to City of Phoenix for water bills.  The program is short term and will last through 12/31/2020 or when funds are encumbered. These services are limited to City of Phoenix residents whom are born citizens or naturalized residents.

Essential Functions:

  • Supporting and engaging in the agency’s outreach plan for eligible clients that includes social media;
  • Follow up with clients eligible to schedule intake/applications;
    • Secure required documentation at time of appointment.
  • Currently with COVID 19, interviews will be conducted telephonically or virtually via Ring Central;
  • Case Workers will complete intake/application forms as well as register information on Wildfire’s GMS database;
  • Intake/application information will be forwarded to Program Director for final review and submittal to Wildfire; and
  • Financial information submitted to Program Director for final review and then forwards to the Finance team for payments.

The Case Workers shall have a current fingerprint clearance card from the Department of Public Safety (DPS). Candidate presents with strong scheduling, attention to detail, outreach and interviewing skills. Candidate works well as part of a team whereby ensuring successful program delivery.

.  The candidate must have reliable transportation, in-home office internet access, be trustworthy, well organized and manage their time wisely. New staff will clock in and out on CBR time clock system and provide daily activity to the Program Director for review on the GMS system.

Staff in this position shall present with strong computer skills and interest in learning new systems. This staff will be introduced and trained on a variety of computer programs and support.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services/Human Services
  • Associate Degree in Human Services
  • HS/GED with 3 years’ experience in human services and experience in working with Microsoft Word Profession and related databases
  • Strong in Customer Service Support
  • Highly organized and puts attention to detail.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to read, write, and communicate. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee is required to bend, lift, seize, hold, grasp, turn, or otherwise work with hand or hands. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

Work Environment:

  • This job requires the ability to:
    • Build a culture of safety to insure everyone feels comfortable in working together.
    • Lead with vulnerability to cultivate trust and show no one is perfect.
    • Establish purpose through a common goal and create a clear path to get there.

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Trainer (Full Time) Nueva Esperanza

REPORTS TO:  Assistant Program Director

Job summary:

Trainer must be able to organize the training department in partnership with Program Director or designee. The trainer is responsible to develop, deliver, and evaluate a range of responsive educational curricula and training programs appropriate to meet the needs of the Unaccompanied Minor’s program with staff from a variety of cultural backgrounds.  The trainer is to promote employee development while executing ORR and State License requirements.

Essential functions:

  • Delivers group and individual instruction and training covering a range of topics with ORR, HSS and State Licensing requirements
  • Develops training curricula and/or recommends or utilizes vendor programs that meet instructional goals and objectives. Must maintain any professional or para-professional certifications acquired while employed with Nueva Esperanza annually
  • Formulates training outlines and determines instructional methods, utilizing knowledge of specified training needs and effectiveness of such methods as individual training, group instruction, lectures, demonstrations, conferences, meetings, and workshops that will enhance professional skills in the area of education, direct supervision, vocational, OSHA, HIPPA, and other topics deemed appropriate by program director or designee
  • Selects or develops training aids, including training handbooks, demonstration models, multimedia visual aids, computer tutorials, and reference works. Attend and become a certified instructor for First Aid/CPR and other certifications as deemed appropriate by the Program Director or designee
  • Coordinates or performs administrative functions necessary to deliver and document training programs. Assist with the submission of monthly Nueva Esperanza reports, quarterly report data, and end of year reports as necessary

Other Functions:

  • Evaluates effectiveness of training and development programs and utilizes relevant evaluation data to revise or recommend changes in instructional objectives and methods.
  • Assists in analyzing and assessing training and development needs for individuals, and the NE community. Ensure that all employees are in compliance with Nueva Esperanza, state and federal training requirements.
  • Provide and facilitate information as needed for Nueva Esperanza and/or monitoring activities. May review instructor performance and recommend improvements to program content and/or instructor presentation methods; may recruit, select, and train instructors.
  • May lead, guide, and train staff employees, interns, and/or volunteers performing related work; may participate in the recruitment of volunteers, as appropriate to the area of operation.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications 

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Bachelor’s degree. Preferably in Human Resource, Business, Education or Social Service.
  • Immunization documentation Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Td/Tdap), Varicella, Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), Hepatitis A and B
  • Obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule.
  • Comply with annual training requirements/licensure/certifications

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Must be computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Public Speaking, Teaching and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to determine training objectives.
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Ability to design, develop, implement, and evaluate training plans, curricula, and methodology.
  • Skill in preparing instructional aids and plans.

Position requires:

  • Implementation and facilitation of technical, operational, and/or specialty training events and programs;
  • Consultation and collaboration with individuals and departments on advanced training issues;
  • Assessment of training needs and objectives, and designing and developing responsive programs and initiatives;
  • Design and development of comprehensive training plans, curriculum, and aids

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Controller/Grants Coordinator (Full Time) Nueva Esperanza

REPORTS TO: Grants and Finance Manager

Job Summary:

A highly skilled, detail-oriented Controller/Grants Coordinator who excels at multitasking. The Controller/Grants Coordinator will act as point of contact between the different parts of the accounting system for various grants, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and external parties, such as vendors, clients, or lenders. As the critical link that binds finance to the entire senior management team, the position needs to be a good communicator and to understand the entire business, not just the ins and outs of the finance department. This means that a financial controller needs strong leadership skills, interpersonal flair and more than a touch of charisma. They will manage bookkeeping entries and assist in preparing financial reports, taxes, and audits, and resolving discrepancies. You should be analytical, collaborative, and trustworthy.

To succeed as our Controller/Grants Coordinator, you should possess a strong understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting especially in Federal grants. You should be ethical, thorough, have strong leadership skills, interpersonal flair and attentive with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Some duty-related testing will occur onsite to ensure sufficient aptitude.

Essential Functions:

  • Working with other members of the accounting department to compile, analyze, and report financial data.
  • Making journal or ledger entries.
  • Assisting with the preparation of weekly, monthly, and yearly financial reports and budgets.
  • Assisting with tax preparation, audits, and identifying and resolving discrepancies.
  • Act as a point of contact between internal departments and accounting, serving as a liaison between accounting and external parties, including clients, suppliers, and contractors.
  • Using QuickBooks and Salesforce software and ensuring that all financial records are filed, complete and accurate.
  • Ensuring that company bills are paid and debts are collected.
  • Implementing and enforcing financial controls.
  • Staying current on company, local, state, and federal financial regulations and policies.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or related field.
  • Experience in bookkeeping management.
  • Experience in grants management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, time management, problem-solving, and math skills.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting
  • Proficiency with computers, especially bookkeeping software, strong typing skills.
  • High level of accountability, accuracy, and efficiency, especially when multitasking.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to read, write, and communicate. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee is required to bend, lift, seize, hold, grasp, turn, or otherwise work with hand or hands. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

Work Environment:

  • This job requires the ability to:
    • Build a culture of safety to insure everyone feels comfortable in working together.
    • Lead with vulnerability to cultivate trust and show no one is perfect.
    • Establish purpose through a common goal and create a clear path to get there.

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Home Care Service Provider (Full Time) Nueva Esperanza

REPORTS TO:  Home Care Service Provider Coordinator

SE REPORTA A:  Home Care Service Provider Coordinator

Benefits: Individual medical insurance, paid time off, mileage reimbursement, cell phone stipend, foster parent bed reimbursement

Beneficios: Seguro medico individual, tiempo libre pagado, reembolso de millas, estipendio para teléfono celular, foster parents reciben reembolso por camas en uso

Job Summary:
The Home Care Service Provider (HCSP) is responsible for additional duties beyond the traditional foster parent role. Some of these added responsibilities include trauma informed support, thorough documentation of all services on NE data system, offering children participation in religious services, scheduling of medical appointments and other significant incidents that occur with the foster children. The HCSP will provide one-hour recreational activities, phone calls to sponsors and transportation to and from NE facility every week day. Participating foster families must always be willing/prepared to house three foster children. The HCSP will maintain a flexible, organized and open schedule in order to accommodate the needs of the foster children and the NE program.

Resumen de trabajo:
El Home Care Service Provider (HCSP) es responsable de deberes adicionales que van mas allá del papel tradicional que desempeña el foster parent. Algunas de estas responsabilidades adicionales incluyen: ofrecer apoyo trauma informado, documentación a fondo de todos los servicios en el sistema de data de NE, ofrecer participación en servicios religiosos a los niños, programar citas medicas y otros incidentes significantes que ocurran con los niños. El HCSP proveerá una hora de actividades recreacionales, llamadas a los patrocinadores y transportación de/para las instalaciones de NE cada día de la semana. Participantes como familias foster deberán estar siempre disponibles/preparados a recibir y albergar a tres niños foster. El HCSP mantendrá un calendario flexible, organizado, y abierto en orden de acomodar las necesidades de los niños foster y el programa de NE.

Essential Functions:

  • Transport foster placements to/from the Immigration Custom Enforcement facility when necessary.
  • Deliver the initial program orientation to each assigned foster child.
  • Provide personal hygiene products, three meals per day and other everyday necessities.
  • Obtain clothing for foster children through approved vendor.
  • Follow the mandated timelines to provide medical appointments and care.
  • Transport foster children to/from essential functions.
  • Plan or participate in recreational activities.
  • Be available to Onward Hope Foster Care Agency in order to communicate on going agency requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned

Funciones Esenciales:

  • Transportar niños que son colocados en cuidado de foster hacia/desde las instalaciones de Immigration Custom Enforcement cuando se necesario.
  • Dar la orientación inicial del programa a cada niño asignado.
  • Proveer productos de higiene personal, tres comidas al día y otras necesidades diarias.
  • Obtener ropa para los niños atreves de vendedores aprobados.
  • Seguir las líneas de tiempo mandadas para proveer citas y cuidado médicos.
  • Transportar niños de/hacia funciones esenciales.
  • Planear o participar en actividades recreacionales.
  • Estar disponibles a Onward Hope Foster Care Agency en orden de comunicar requisitos continuos de la agencia.
  • Otros deberes asignados

Other Functions:

  • Maintain the necessary requirements to hold a current AZ Foster Care License.
  • Attend all NE program meetings to ensure that up-to-date information is received.
  • Keep current on all policy changes or practice from the state licensure and the federal regulations.
  • Travel to NE as needed for trainings and conferences as part of program requirements.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with the staff at NE, including partners.
  • Develop and maintain a productive relationship with Community Liaison, other HCSPs, and community partners.
  • React to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned with flexibility.

Otras Funciones:

  • Mantener los requisitos necesarios para tener una licencia de Foster Care en Arizona.
  • Atender todas las reuniones del programa de NE para asegurarse que la información recibida es la mas reciente.
  • Estar corriente de todos los cambios a las pólizas o practicas de la licencia del estado y de las regulaciones federales.
  • Presentarse a NE cuando sea necesario para recibir entrenamientos y conferencias como parte de los requisitos del programa.
  • Mantener comunicación constante con el personal de NE, incluyendo sus asociados
  • Desarrollar y mantener una relación productiva con el Comunity Liaison, otros HCSPs, y socios en la comunidad.
  • Reaccionar a cambios de una manera productiva y manejar otras tareas asignadas con flexibilidad.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) 
  • Be a licensed AZ Foster Care Home with available beds for three children at a time
  • Support of immediate family
  • High school diploma or GED equivalency
  • Cleared Tuberculosis test results
  • Level One fingerprint clearance card
  • Flexibility and willingness to work irregular and long hours (including evenings and weekends) to facilitate program services
  • Maintain annual training requirements/licensure/certifications
  • Must live in Maricopa County
  • Must have an extra room specifically for Nueva Esperanza children
  • Must be willing to take 3 children at a time
  • Must be willing to accept placements of any age 3-12, any gender, and any sexual orientation

Cualificaciones y Requisitos

  • Bilingüe (Ingles/Español)
  • Tener licencia de AZ Foster Care Home con camas disponibles para tres niños a la vez.
  • Apoyo de familia inmediata
  • Diploma de high school o equivalencia de GED
  • Pasar una prueba de Tuberculosis
  • Tener una tarjeta de huellas digitales nivel uno
  • Flexibilidad y disponibilidad de trabajar horas irregulares y largas (incluyendo noches y fines de semana) para facilitar los servicios del programa
  • Mantener los requisitos de entrenamiento anuales/licencia/certificaciones
  • Es requerido vivir en Maricopa County
  • Es requerido tomar 3 niños al mismo tiempo
  • Debe estar dispuesto a aceptar niños de cualquier edad de 3 a 12 años, cualquier género y cualquier orientación sexual

Physical Demands:
Job requires the use of technology in a reporting system; traveling by car for extended periods of time within the Phoenix area; lifting children to accommodate developmental needs; the ability to pass a physician’s physical exam every two years.

Demandas físicas:
Este trabajo requiere el uso de tecnología en un sistema de someter reportes; viajar por carro por tiempos extensos en el área de Phoenix; levantar niños para acomodar sus necesidades de desarrollo; habilidad de pasar un examen físico cada dos años.

Work Environment:
This is mostly a work-from-home job with some additional time in medical offices and at recreational activities within the community where high levels of self-motivation and organizational skills are needed. The HCSP will work closely with the NE staff, including program director, case managers, teachers, assistants, community liaison, clinicians and community partners.

Ambiente Laboral:
La mayoría de este trabajo es hecho en casa con tiempo adicional en oficinas medicas y en actividades recreacionales en la comunidad donde niveles altos de motivación propia y habilidad para ser organizado son necesarios. El HCSP trabajara cercanamente con el personal de NE, incluyendo el director del programa, case manager, maestros, asistente, community liason, personal clínico, y socios en la comunidad.

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Teacher (Full Time) Nueva Esperanza

REPORTS TO:  Education Coordinator

Job Summary:
The Teacher is responsible for curriculum development which facilitates instruction appropriate for students with a variety of academic competencies, backgrounds, skills, and learning needs. To design and implement daily instruction of all core subject areas to include ESL, PE and Vocational Courses. The Teacher is to promote a positive climate of learning and excellence where students can enhance their developmental growth. The teacher shall establish a classroom environment that is conducive to trauma informed care.

Essential Functions:

  • Create a safe and inclusive classroom environment of respect and rapport to ensure a positive learning experience for youth with diverse backgrounds.
  • Organize and prepare materials for daily instruction while ensuring the inventory of classroom materials, may include: textbooks, furniture, and other equipment needed to assist in the provision of instruction.
  • Utilize the NE curriculum to ensure compliance with national academic standards.
  • Individualize lesson plans to meet each students academic level.
  • Assist with the coordination of Physical Education instruction with Educational Director to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.
  • Develop Individualized Educational Plans to report and document student’s developmental progress (cognitive, emotional, social and physical).
  • Use effective instructional strategies to meet the academic needs of the students.
  • Provide a vocational course and curriculum which introduces youth to career choices.
  • Meet departmental and program deadlines to ensure contractual compliance with reporting requirements.
  • Assist with the development of the Educational Assessment submitted initially at 21 days and 30 days thereafter as required by funding source.
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Functions:

  • Attend all organizational required trainings.
  • Attend trainings that will enhance professional growth in the area of Education and/or Vocational curriculum and instruction with pre-approval from program director or designee.
  • Attend all departmental and program meetings to ensure that up-to-date information is received and/or information of policy changes or practice are adhered to.
  • Must assist in the evacuation of youth as needed due to inclement weather conditions, natural disasters, or other unforeseen occurrences.
  • Willing to travel if needed for trainings, conferences or to transport youth to destination if reunified within the U.S.
  • Attend Treatment Team Meetings to convey academic progress to all disciplines present.
  • Must maintain any professional or para-professional certifications acquired while employed with NE annually.
  • Ensure the proper supervision of youth at all times.
  • Ensure the initial Educational Assessment is administered to youth within 72 hours upon arrival in the absence of the Educational Director.
  • Administer the post Academic Diagnostic Assessment within 45 days from the date of the initial assessment in the absence of a Lead Teacher/Education Coordinator.
  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Bachelor’s degree required in the field of Education or related field
  • 1-2 years of paid or unpaid experience working with youth in a bilingual setting preferred
  • Must be computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft 365
  • Cleared Tuberculosis test results
  • Obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of hire

Physical Demands:

Must be able to obtain Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification and First Aid Certification (CPR). Must be able to supervise clients indoors and outdoors as necessary. Bending, stooping and lifting up to 20 lbs. required to complete daily tasks. Involves walking and standing for extended periods of time.

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Teacher Assistant (Full Time) Nueva Esperanza

REPORTS TO:  Teacher

Job Summary:
The Teacher Assistant (TA) is responsible for providing direct care supervision for students in the NE classroom fostering an environment that facilitates learning and trauma informed care approach in a supportive manner. The Teacher Assistant will maintain a flexible, organized, and efficient work schedule.

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct intake services to include but not limited to: completing necessary paperwork, providing youth with an overview of the program services and for initial placements of youth in to the shelter.
  • Must provide Direct Care Services to youth to ensure that ratios and appropriate supervision levels are continuously met as per state and federal requirements.
  • Develop positive rapport with students while serving as a role model to create a safe and caring environment.
  • Must ensure all forms and progress notes are properly completed in NE SalesForce to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of special educational events, acculturation activities, educational and recreational outings (to include but not limited to movies, park, amusement parks), assist in the coordination of student activities and other meaningful experiences for NE youth which promotes volunteerism and learning.
  • Assist in providing vocational courses and curriculum in a subject area approved by the Educational Director.
  • Assist with the coordination of Physical Education instruction and other large muscle activities in coordination with the Teacher as required by state and federal requirements.
  • Must assist in the evacuation of youth as needed due to inclement weather conditions, natural disasters, or other unforeseen occurrences.
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Functions:

  • Attend all organizational and professional development required trainings.
  • Attend trainings that will enhance professional growth in the area of Education, Vocational curriculum and instruction, other topics as deemed appropriate by the program director or designee.
  • Attend all departmental and program meetings to ensure that up-to-date information is received and/or information of policy changes or practice are adhered to.
  • Be able to assist in the distribution of medications to youth as prescribed by a Healthcare Service Coordinator.
  • Must assist in the evacuation of youth as needed due to inclement weather conditions, natural disasters, or other unforeseen occurrences.
  • Attend necessary Staffing Meetings to convey youth’s progress to all disciplines present.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and hazard-free facility. Tasks include regular maintenance and general cleaning of common areas including restrooms, multipurpose room and general maintenance of outdoor areas (to include but not limited to playground, and parking lot).
  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • High School Diploma or GED with experience working with youth either through paid or unpaid positions preferred
  • Must be computer literate
  • Cleared Tuberculosis test results
  • Obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card

Physical Demands:
Must be able to read, write, and communicate. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee is required to bend, lift, seize, hold, grasp, turn, or otherwise work with hand or hands. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

Work Environment:

This job requires the ability to:

  • Build a culture of safety to insure everyone feels comfortable in working together.
  • Lead with vulnerability to cultivate trust and show no one is perfect.
  • Establish purpose through a common goal and create a clear path to get there.

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Resource Officer – Campus Safety (Full Time) Nueva Esperanza

REPORTS TO: Facilities Director

Job Summary:

Neighborhood Ministries is a well-established, non-profit organization that provides a variety of diverse human and social services in the downtown Phoenix ecology. We are currently seeking thoughtful individuals to join our staff in the position of Response Officer. When it comes to providing a safe and secure environment on our campus we believe that the quality of our overall services is made better by the presence of a human being showing up to thoughtfully respond and de-escalate situations.

The position of a Resource Officer is defined as a unarmed utility officer performing security type duties with basic computer skills and exemplary customer service skills to fulfill this vital task.

Essential Functions:

  • Greet all clients and visitors warmly, with an appropriate greeting, and maintain a warm and friendly demeanor throughout the day in order to maintain positive guest relations.
  • Interact and communicate professionally with clients, visitors, and co-workers under all types of circumstances.
  • Utilize accurate typing/keyboarding skills with a comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Diverse range of training levels receptivity
  • Train and qualify to work assigned posts. Understand the specific and general post instructions for all assigned posts. Maintain practical knowledge of all additional and emergency post instructions that are called for by the client at each individual post.
  • Maintain access control procedures set by building management.
  • Coordinate program transportation needs and maintain vehicle use logs.
  • Effectively utilize access control systems, visitor management systems and CCTV systems as needed.
  • Identify all visitors upon arrival.
  • Ensure visitors and vendors are properly signed in prior to accessing the building.
  • Monitor security cameras that are within the facility.
  • Respond to incidents including property emergencies.
  • Ensures harmonious atmosphere at the facility by maintaining communication with clinical staff and maintaining a therapeutic community environment
  • Responsible for the preventing or de-escalating any verbal altercations from the facility including submitting Incident Reports to the chain of command as instructed.
  • Conduct general patrols of the entire property during various hours, if required, including numerous flights of stairs and frequent patrols of the exterior in any weather conditions.
  • Ability to stand/sit/walk for extended periods of time.
  • Assist visitors with directions and general business information.
  • Must promote client-centered philosophy and skilled in creating/maintaining a sober environment.      
  • Clearly and accurately record data such as property damage, unusual occurrences, and malfunctioning of equipment, to building and   management.
  • Maintain clear, accurate logs of staff allowed entry to secure area.
  • Provide excellent Customer Service to all parties encountered while on duty.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Education and/or Experience: Minimum High School diploma or general education degree (GED) and prior satisfactory employment as an Unarmed Security. Higher education and a propensity for on-going education preferred. Previous experience in a homeless shelter/Veterans shelter/transitional living or Youth shelter is preferred. Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Computer Skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel) and data entry skills.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must be able to obtain Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification and First Aid Certification (CPR).   In addition, a vehicular mobile patrol may be required.
  • Other Qualifications: Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check. You will be obligated to maintain a working telephone number and accurate residential information throughout your employment, so we may be able to contact you as needed.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands are based on the contract and must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A list of these job duties is inclusive of, but not limited to: candidates must be able to stand for extended periods of time; be able to lift, push, and/or pull at least 50lbs.; be able to accommodate foot patrols on the interior & exterior of the assigned facilities; be able to perform assigned duties regardless of inclement weather.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Compensation is $20 per hour, plus paid time off, medical insurance, dental insurance, paid holidays. Skills-enhancing training and opportunities for career growth and promotion.

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Resource Officer – Campus Safety (Part Time) Nueva Esperanza

REPORTS TO: Facilities Director

Job Summary:

Neighborhood Ministries is a well-established, non-profit organization that provides a variety of diverse human and social services in the downtown Phoenix ecology. We are currently seeking thoughtful individuals to join our staff in the position of Response Officer. When it comes to providing a safe and secure environment on our campus we believe that the quality of our overall services is made better by the presence of a human being showing up to thoughtfully respond and de-escalate situations.

The position of a Resource Officer is defined as a unarmed utility officer performing security type duties with basic computer skills and exemplary customer service skills to fulfill this vital task.

Essential Functions:

  • Greet all clients and visitors warmly, with an appropriate greeting, and maintain a warm and friendly demeanor throughout the day in order to maintain positive guest relations.
  • Interact and communicate professionally with clients, visitors, and co-workers under all types of circumstances.
  • Utilize accurate typing/keyboarding skills with a comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Diverse range of training levels receptivity
  • Train and qualify to work assigned posts. Understand the specific and general post instructions for all assigned posts. Maintain practical knowledge of all additional and emergency post instructions that are called for by the client at each individual post.
  • Maintain access control procedures set by building management.
  • Coordinate program transportation needs and maintain vehicle use logs.
  • Effectively utilize access control systems, visitor management systems and CCTV systems as needed.
  • Identify all visitors upon arrival.
  • Ensure visitors and vendors are properly signed in prior to accessing the building.
  • Monitor security cameras that are within the facility.
  • Respond to incidents including property emergencies.
  • Ensures harmonious atmosphere at the facility by maintaining communication with clinical staff and maintaining a therapeutic community environment
  • Responsible for the preventing or de-escalating any verbal altercations from the facility including submitting Incident Reports to the chain of command as instructed.
  • Conduct general patrols of the entire property during various hours, if required, including numerous flights of stairs and frequent patrols of the exterior in any weather conditions.
  • Ability to stand/sit/walk for extended periods of time.
  • Assist visitors with directions and general business information.
  • Must promote client-centered philosophy and skilled in creating/maintaining a sober environment.      
  • Clearly and accurately record data such as property damage, unusual occurrences, and malfunctioning of equipment, to building and   management.
  • Maintain clear, accurate logs of staff allowed entry to secure area.
  • Provide excellent Customer Service to all parties encountered while on duty.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Education and/or Experience: Minimum High School diploma or general education degree (GED) and prior satisfactory employment as an Unarmed Security. Higher education and a propensity for on-going education preferred. Previous experience in a homeless shelter/Veterans shelter/transitional living or Youth shelter is preferred. Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Computer Skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel) and data entry skills.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must be able to obtain Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification and First Aid Certification (CPR).   In addition, a vehicular mobile patrol may be required.
  • Other Qualifications: Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check. You will be obligated to maintain a working telephone number and accurate residential information throughout your employment, so we may be able to contact you as needed.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands are based on the contract and must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A list of these job duties is inclusive of, but not limited to: candidates must be able to stand for extended periods of time; be able to lift, push, and/or pull at least 50lbs.; be able to accommodate foot patrols on the interior & exterior of the assigned facilities; be able to perform assigned duties regardless of inclement weather.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Compensation is $18-$20 per hour. Skills-enhancing training and opportunities for career growth and promotion.

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THE FOLLOWING JOBS ARE CURRENTLY FILLED

Home Care Service Provider Coordinator (Full Time) FILLED

REPORTS TO:  Nueva Esperanza Assistant Program Director

Full Time Position

The Home Care Service Provider Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the care of all children in Home Care Service Provider’s homes.. The coordinator ensures that all children in care receive consistent trauma informed services through the HCSPs by assisting them in building secure attachment & resilience for transition. The HCSP Coordinator is accountable for the implementation of day-to-day operations of HCSP’s, including a high quality of life for all children in our care. The Home Care Service Provider Coordinator is a supervisory and mentoring position for up to 26 HCSP’s providing care of 54 children.

Required Skills:

  • Required Bilingual (English/Spanish), Spanish Fluency
  • 3+ years working with children who have experienced complex trauma
  • Self-governance, autonomy, insight, and initiative
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated drive to produce outcomes with a team focus
  • Ability to develop rapport with others
  • Wise reasoning - ability to quickly evaluate and assess a situation
  • Sound judgement and discretion
  • Prioritization and task management
  • Leadership and influence
  • Crisis and conflict management skills
  • Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or another social-service field

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the contact point, mentor, advocate, and information resource for Nueva Esperanza’s Home Care Service Providers.
  • Proactively contact and document families/children transitioning into or out of foster care and children identified by the care team for health maintenance, education, navigation, and other assistance as needed in a manner that is both trauma-informed and culturally specific.
  • Proactively coordinate and document the transition of each child during the HCSP’s respite week from one family's home to another by identifying key staff to monitor the care of the child through well checks and transitions.
  • Assists the community liaison with recruitment efforts for HCSP’s.
  • Complete an accurate weekly report to reflect families in the licensing process, number of licensed homes and beds available.
  • Assists in the assessment and evaluation of potential HCSP homes by driving the interview process.
  • Complete a weekly report to reflect recruitment activities, number of inquiries, interviews, hires, in licensing process, number of licensed homes and beds available.
  • Assists with research of possible training topics, presentation of initial and ongoing refresher training of HCSP providers. Will map out training plans and work with the NE Trainer to design and develop content and curriculum for trainings.
  • Participates in weekly supervision with Supervisor to discuss progress, barriers, etc., with the completion of the responsibilities listed..
  • Works a flexible schedule to meet program needs; follows agency attendance policies; participates in on-call rotation..
  • Will review billing or documentation from foster parents (mileage and clothing reimbursements) and other service providers to maintain compliance with grant requirements..
  • Cooperates with other staff to provide social events for children and families throughout the year.
  • Will assist in the implementation and ongoing supervision of specific targeted training plans for HCSP’s.
  • Educate HCSP’s to foster compliance with program and positively impact outcomes.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with HCSP’s and keep a positive customer service attitude while resourcing and providing services.
  • Communicate to administration and document all issues relating to HCSP initial home study findings, ongoing supervision and monitoring, HCSP concerns and HCSP complaints.
  • Continuously evaluate the satisfaction and service delivery, of the UC’s receiving services and strive to maintain or improve current services.
  • Communicate weekly with Licensing agencies and report on challenges and successes.

Work Environment:

This job requires the ability to:

  • Build a culture of safety to insure everyone feels comfortable in working together.
  • Lead with vulnerability to cultivate trust and show no one is perfect.
  • Establish purpose through a common goal and create a clear path to get there.

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Program Quality Specialist (Full Time) FILLED

REPORTS TO:  Assistant Program Director

Job Summary:

As a Quality Improvement Specialist, you would assist in the implementation of initiatives and assurances under the direction of the Program Director/Assistant Program Director of operations, conduct internal reviews of program operations and monitor compliance with internal and external requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the coordination and implementation of training programs and delivers training as assign Assist in facilitating cohorts by provide training, technical assistance, reflective practice, and consultation
  • Contribute to observing, evaluating and identifying other organizational/program improvement activities that promote the overall quality of life and satisfaction of NE Program
  • Competently completes activities and required documentation within identified time frame and in adherence with organizational expectations
  • Assists in reviewing incident data and prepares and analyses trended reports for operational departments and QA Manager
  • Assists in conducting incident reporting training and technical support in an operations service line
  • Assists in conducting regular reviews of program operations and services to appraise levels at which programs are following established external and internal standards
  • Assists in reporting on compliance with contractual obligations, state and federal regulations, accreditation standards and internal operating practices
  • Assists in verification and implementation of effective strategies for improvement that were designed to measure and improve outcome measures
  • Assists in conducting regular audits and supports operations to prepare for licensing / certification reviews
  • Assists in conducting regular audits to verify completion of correction plans in response to corrective plans
  • Excellent written and oral communication and tactful interpersonal skills required.
  • Travel required, with occasional travel necessary in reunification
  • Attend all mandatory internal and external meetings and trainings

Qualifications and Requirements:  

  • Ability to quickly grasp innovative concepts in social services service delivery
  • Analytical mindset with intense curiosity in improving delivery of services
  • Attention to detail with ability to being ok to fail
  • Great training skills with ability to communicate using adult learning principles
  • Outstanding organizational skills with ability to be nimble in the work-space environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Required Level One fingerprint clearance card
  • Preferred Bilingual (English/Spanish) with ability to translate documents

Physical Demands:  

Must be able to read, write, and communicate. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee is required to bend, lift, seize, hold, grasp, turn, or otherwise work with hand or hands. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

Work Environment:

  • This job requires the ability to:
    • Build a culture of safety to ensure everyone feels comfortable in working together.
    • Lead with vulnerability to cultivate trust and show no one is perfect.
    • Establish purpose through a common goal and create a clear path to get there.
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Education Coordinator (Full Time) FILLED

REPORTS TO:  Clinical Director

Job Summary:

The Educational Coordinator is responsible for curriculum development appropriate for students with a variety of academic competencies, backgrounds, skills, and learning needs. The Educational Coordinator will also maintain all requirements for the facility license. They will also design daily instruction of all core subject areas to include ESL, PE and Vocational Courses and create and an implement educational assessment that will be included in the student’s case file. Lastly, they will responsible to train teachers and teacher assistants in trauma informed care.

Essential Functions:

  • Create a safe and inclusive work environment of respect to ensure a positive teaching experience for teacher and assistance with diverse backgrounds.
  • Create and train staff on best practice trauma informed care and teaching strategies.
  • Assist teachers in individualizing lesson plans to meet each student’s academic level.  
  • Work with the Community Liaison to obtain partnerships that enhance students’ recreational activities and gross motor skills.
  • Develop Individualized Educational Plan template to report and document student’s developmental progress (cognitive, emotional, social and physical).
  • Use effective instructional strategies to meet the academic needs of the students.
  • Work with the Vocational Education Coordinator to design vocational courses and curriculum which introduces youth to career choices.
  • Report each student’s record of academic progress for ORR reporting and AZ Daycare Licensure.
  • Meet departmental and program deadlines to ensure contractual compliance with reporting requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Functions:

  • Attend all organizational required trainings.
  • Attend trainings that will enhance professional growth in the area of Education and/or Vocational curriculum and instruction with pre-approval from program director.
  • Attend all departmental and program meetings to ensure that up-to-date information is received and/or information of policy changes or practice are adhered to.
  • Must assist in the evacuation of youth as needed due to inclement weather conditions, natural disasters, or other unforeseen occurrences.
  • Willing to travel if needed for trainings, conferences or to transport youth to destination if reunified within the U.S.
  • Attend Staffing Meetings to convey academic progress to all disciplines present.
  • Must maintain any professional or para-professional certifications acquired while employed with NE annually.
  • Ensure the initial Educational Assessment is administered to youth within 72 hours upon arrival.
  • Administer the post Educational Assessment within 45 days from the date of the initial assessment.
  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
  • Serve as a Substitute Teacher in the absence of the Teacher in a classroom setting

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Master’s degree in the field of Education or related field with 1-2 years’ experience working with displaced students or/
  • Bachelor’s degree required in the field of Education or related field with 3-5 years' experience in the classroom setting
  • 1-2 years of paid or unpaid experience working with youth in a bilingual setting preferred
  • Must be computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft 356 and SalesForce
  • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule
  • Cleared Tuberculosis test results
  • Obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of hire

Physical Demands:

Must be able to obtain Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification and First Aid Certification (CPR). Must be able to supervise clients indoors and outdoors as necessary. Bending, stooping and lifting up to 20 lbs. required to complete daily tasks. Involves walking and standing for extended periods of time.

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Data Analyst (Full Time) FILLED

REPORTS TO:  Assistant Program Director

Job Summary:

The Data Analyst conducts advanced agency data analysis for reporting on agency operations and programs for management decision support. The Data Analyst interacts with program subject matter experts, and/or executive management in defining business problems, understanding specialized programs, and gathering data for reporting, and coordinates projects with other Coordinators and Managers as needed.

The Data Analyst is responsible for evaluating and/or monitoring the evaluation of existing business systems and procedures for possible redesign. The Data Analyst serves in a leadership role to guide, support, and mentor other staff in a team setting. The Data Analyst will perform other duties as assigned, including those required to maintain Nueva Esperanza (NE) operations.

Essential Functions:

  • Conducts routine, long-term, and ad-hoc data analysis using highly advanced analytical and data-conversion methods and reports results in an appropriate format, including performing quality assurance review and documenting processes for technical and non-technical users.
  • Develop customized reports and dashboards using Tableau and various visualization tools. Create visual prototypes for new reporting and analytical visualizations. Able to tell a story with data. Able to comfortably handle more simultaneous customer requests than most.
  • Onboard and train new users to the platform to facilitate enablement for teams. Provide strong attention to detail; able to dive into granular detail and still step back to view the broad picture.
  • Collaborates with unit staff, subject matter experts, and/or executive management in data analyses and design of business information products and systems, including providing technical expertise to aid in decision making and problem resolution. This function requires considerable use of independent judgment and decision making
  • Performs leadership functions within a team-based environment, including mentoring or training junior 
  • Assists agency and unit staff with design and development of business information systems and reports, including developing code and report layout to ensure user requests are properly translated into useful reports.

Qualifications and Requirements:
We are looking for people with the knowledge skills and abilities of:

  • Knowledge of the collection, analysis, and dissemination of health and human services data, including applying state and federal reporting requirements and guidelines.
  • Strong communication & presentation skills. Ability to communicate orally and in writing, including presenting research results in non-technical language.
  • 3+ years’ experience using Tableau (Power BI or similar data visualization tool) within a high integrity, and/or regulated environment (government, healthcare, fsocial service sectors)
  • Demonstrated innovation, creativity and an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Knowledge of research methods, principles, techniques and philosophies. Knowledge of statistical concepts, methods, and their application to data analysis.
  • Skill in analyzing complex data and synthesizing large amounts of information using computer software package applications including but not limited to Tableau, or SPSS.
  • Skill in analyzing and evaluating systems and procedures. Skill in preparing, interpreting, and presenting complex statistical and data analysis reports.
  • Skill in organizing research findings and developing creative solutions for presentation and implementation. Skill in developing presentations.
  • Skill in writing concise reports. Skill in planning, coordinating, and monitoring projects and/or supervising the work of others. Skill in functioning effectively as both a team member and team leader.
  • Ability to work independently under tight deadlines and manage multiple projects and deliverables. Ability to interpret program directives and policies. Ability to plan and coordinate activities. Ability to organize tasks and projects.
  • Level One fingerprint clearance card
  • Preferred Bilingual (English/Spanish)

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to read, write, and communicate. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee is required to bend, lift, seize, hold, grasp, turn, or otherwise work with hand or hands. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

Work Environment:

  • This job requires the ability to:
    • Build a culture of safety to insure everyone feels comfortable in working together.
    • Lead with vulnerability to cultivate trust and show no one is perfect.
    • Establish purpose through a common goal and create a clear path to get there.

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Director of Finance (Full Time) FILLED

REPORTS TO:  Executive Director

Organization Mission Statement:

To be the presence of Jesus Christ, sharing his life-transforming hope, love, and power among distressed families of urban Phoenix to ignite their passion for God and His Kingdom.

Job Summary:

The Director of Finance is responsible for the core financial management functions of Neighborhood Ministries.  Management includes the development of systems needed to strengthen operations in financial management.  The Director designs, develops and manages systems that align with GAAP standards ensuring financial controls are in place and organizational policies and procedures are followed.  The Director manages the financial reporting of the organization to internal (President, Executive Director, Board of Directors, etc.) and external (Grant Organizations, State and Federal Agencies, Auditors, etc.) customers.  The Director is an active member of the leadership team, reports to the Executive Director, and participates in the overall long-range direction and management of the organization.  This team’s core values include servant leadership, collaboration and consensus building and their leadership will be expressed in the context of a team.   

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee all phases of accounting, financial management, reporting, grant management and compliance.
  • Direct management of the Finance, Reporting and HR/ Information Project Manager.
  • Manage HR support functions through the Information Project Manager; facilitate the recruitment and hiring of additional staff.
  • Provide support for the Board of Directors.
  • Regularly update the Treasurer regarding Neighborhood Ministries, Inc. and subsidiary finances. Provide for an annual outside financial audit, and with the Board’s direction implement audit recommendations.   
  • Oversee asset management functions for any owned properties of Neighborhood Ministries.
  • Develop the annual budget for Board review and approval. Ensure financial controls are in place to keep expenses maintained within budgeted levels.
  • Develop forward-looking financial information as requested, including pro-formas, projections and multi-year forecasts.
  • Support the implementation of the annual ministry calendar.
  • Ensure that official records are maintained in accordance with a retention policy and all license and insurance requirements are maintained in compliance with regulatory and grant requirements.
  • Perform their duties in line with Neighborhood Ministries, Inc. mission and core values.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • B.S. Degree in Accounting or equivalent.
  • 3 years Public Accounting Firm experience.
  • CPA Designation preferred.
  • Financial management skills with strong understanding of GAAP
  • Understanding of Federal Uniform Guidance preferred
  • Mature leadership ability within the context of a team.
  • Evidence of a strong work ethic, including integrity and loyalty.
  • Spanish language skills preferred.
  • Required computer skills to include word processing and spreadsheet software (i.e. Word, Excel, Quicken/Quick Books/Salesforce…).
  • Five years ministry and or administrative experience.

Work Environment:

This job requires the ability to:

  • Build a safe work place culture to allow collaboration and openness
  • Lead with vulnerability to cultivate trust
  • Establish purpose through a common goal and create a clear path to get there

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IT Specialist (Full Time) FILLED

REPORTS TO:  IT Director

Job Summary:

Neighborhood Ministries is seeking an IT Specialist who will be a passionate leader in our organization. We are looking for someone who has past experience in a heavy technical role, a desire and the skills to lead. We’re looking for someone with a mindset for both business growth and sense of mission. The candidate should be able to work well with a team of operational leaders, technical staff, and other subject-matter experts to ensuring organizational compliance and effectiveness with technology and data.

Essential Functions:

  • Cross-platform device configuration, administration and support, including Apple, Windows, and Chrome OS devices and their associated hardware and software.
  • Familiarity with Mobile/remote Device Management (MDM) including Apple Deployment manager (DEP) and Apple Volume Purchase Program (VPP)
  • Office 365 Administration & ability to provide support for Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Sharepoint, and Teams
  • Network administration, including
    • Router and firewall, WiFi, and VPN
    • Network printer configuration and administration
  • IT asset inventory management
  • Ensuring compliance with NIST 800 and other regulatory guidelines
  • Salesforce Non-Profit Success Package (NPSP) administration and staff support
    • Customization and/or certification is a plus
  • Must be quick and capable to become proficient in new software in order to provide training and technical support to users in the organization

Qualifications and Requirements:
We are looking for people with the knowledge skills and abilities of:

  • Degree in Information Systems or related computer field with courses in computer & computer operating systems
  • 1+ year of IT management experience
  • 2+ years of system administration/tech support (customer service)
  • Experience with database administration, Salesforce Administrator Certificate
  • Analytical mindset
  • Attention to detail
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Level One fingerprint clearance card
  • Preferred Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Physical Demands:

Must be able to read, write, and communicate. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee is required to bend, lift, seize, hold, grasp, turn, or otherwise work with hand or hands. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

Work Environment:

  • This job requires the ability to:
    • Build a culture of safety to ensure everyone feels comfortable in working together
    • Lead with vulnerability to cultivate trust and show no one is perfect
    • Establish purpose through a common goal and create a clear path to get there

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Program Director (Full Time) FILLED

REPORTS TO: Neighborhood Ministries Executive Director

Full Time Position

Program Description:

Nueva Esperanza is a new program of Neighborhood Ministries driven by the passage in Matthew 25 where Jesus says, “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.”

In partnership with the United States Office of Refugee Resettlement, children coming over the border unaccompanied are received with arms outstretched with love, meeting the basic needs of food and clothing, safety, education, housing, mental health, and medical services through a day center at NM, Home Care Service Providers and community partners. This program utilizes AZ licensed foster homes for short term care for the children.

Job Summary:

Overall management of the programmatic, administrative, financial, and operational systems related to the provision of care and services; provision of regular and timely reports to the Project Officer and the Federal Field Specialist regarding operations, services, and finances; establishing a collaborative and supportive workplace environment; elevating any issues or concerns the Office of Refugee Resettlement.

Essential Functions:

  • Embody the message of love, respect and dignity (Nueva Esperanza) in all aspects of the work as you build relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Cultivate a collaborative leadership team to ensure Nueva Esperanza provides a place of refuge where children are valued and are given the tools to thrive.
  • Lead the team in executing the operations and systems of Nueva Esperanza to effectively comply with grant requirements for the sustainability of the program.
  • Primary liaison with ORR for the entire programmatic and financial outcomes.
  • Shall be responsible for creating an internal manual for each programmatic function based on State licensing requirements, ORR policies and procedures, the Statement of Work, and Neighborhood Ministries internal policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for collection, maintenance and submission of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to the appropriate personnel at Neighborhood Ministries and the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR).
  • Oversees overall supervision and management of program personnel including recruitment, hiring, training, and terminating.
  • Review monthly financials, with the Director of Finance, to ensure compliance with operations/contract requirements (45 CFR 75 uniform guidance) and adhering to annual budget and spending requirements.
  • Reviews weekly program outcomes with executive director
  • Oversees the established training guidelines and curriculum for employee training.
  • Maintain compliance with organization, licensing, and funding source for all program departments.
  • Performs monthly audits of case files, complete quarterly sponsor surveys and complete biyearly staff shadowing to ensure compliance with Neighborhood Ministries and federal guidelines.
  • Oversees individual weekly staffing with the case management team.
  • Maintains a weekly updated list of the status for all cases to ensure that adequate progress has been made and timelines are being upheld.
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Functions:

  • Attends all organizational required trainings
  • Attends all departmental and program meetings to ensure that up-to-date information is received and/or information of policy changes or practice are adhered to
  • Travels as needed for trainings and conference
  • Maintains a safe work environment that is positive and uplifting
  • Develops and maintain productive relations with local, state and federal stakeholders
  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Required Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Master's degree in a Social Work or equivalent degree in behavior sciences or social service field, with a minimum of five years of progressive experience in the fields listed above or/
  • Behavioral plus 5 years’ experience in child welfare administration, child protective services; and, 2 years of experience in program management or as director of a licensed childcare program. Possess the administrator’s license for the care provider’s facility.
  • Required to work a flexible schedule to facilitate program services
  • Cleared Tuberculosis test results
  • Obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card background check from the appropriate entity
  • Cleared insurance driving record check
  • Cleared drug test results Flexibility and willingness to work irregular and long hours including evenings and weekends
  • Maintain annual training requirements/licensure/certifications

Work Environment:
This job requires the ability to:

  • Build a safe workplace culture to allow collaboration and openness
  • Lead with vulnerability to cultivate trust and show no one is perfect
  • Establish purpose through a common goal and create a clear path to get there

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Heathcare Services Coordinator (Full Time) FILLED

REPORTS TO:  Nueva Esperanza Director

Full Time Position

Job Summary:

The Healthcare Services Coordinator is responsible for assessing, facilitating and monitoring all components of client medical services. The Healthcare Services Coordinator will maintain a flexible, organized, and efficient work schedule, which could include evenings, weekends, or holidays. This position is seasonal and is staffed as necessary in response to fluctuating business operations.

Essential Functions:

  • Obtain, compile, and maintain medical files on each admission. Ensure proper daily documentation in NE’s SalesForce and maintain hard copy of required documents and medical record.
  • Facilitate and conduct medication and side effects training to employees as required.
  • Schedule and comply with required medical appointments and timelines. Respond and comply to individual emergency medical needs immediately.
  • Maintain and review for accurate and complete list of medical supplies, prescribe medications, and over-the-counter medication.
  • Collect, maintain, and submit weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to supervisor.
  • Provide a fail-safe plan with medication count, label accuracy, and self-administration of medication, including over-the-counter drugs.
  • Schedule and provide transportation to clients on medical appointments with assistance from floor staff as needed.
  • Develop and expand medical and dental services with local providers.
  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
  • Maintain Health Information Privacy HIPAA.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • High School Diploma and Medical Assisting training and certification (CMA) or/
  • Associate degree in nursing of Medical Sciences (example: LVN) or/
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Medical Sciences or related field
  • Cleared Tuberculosis test results
  • Immunization documentation Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Td/Tdap), Varicella, Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), Hepatitis A and B  
  • Obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule and be on-call evenings and weekends
  • Comply with annual training requirements/licensure/certifications

Preferred

  • One (1-2) year of full-time experience in a hospital, clinic, medical record department or physician’s office.
  • One (1-2) year experience in file maintenance working with troubled adolescents or youth services; may include part-time, volunteer or internship experience

Physical Demands:

Must be able to obtain Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification and First Aid Certification (CPR). Must be able to supervise clients indoors and outdoors as necessary. Bending, stooping and lifting to 30 lbs. required to complete daily tasks. Job requires extended periods of sitting; use of various office equipment

Work Environment:

This job requires the ability to:

  • Build a culture of safety to insure everyone feels comfortable in working together.
  • Lead with vulnerability to cultivate trust and show no one is perfect.
  • Establish purpose through a common goal and create a clear path to get there.

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Grants and Finance Manager (Full Time) FILLED

REPORTS TO: NM Finance Director

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for the prescribed implementation of procedures for internal controls: procedures and practices within the Grants and Restricted Accounting Department consistent with current GASB, FASB, and OMB Uniform Guidance Standards Understands and utilizes: Indirect Cost and Fringe Rates, long and short applications. Is able to perform processes to generate time and effort certifications consistent with OMB Uniform Guidance for faculty and others devoting effort to sponsored awards. Prepares audit schedules, including those for the annual audit and the schedules of expenditure for Federal and State awards during the Single Audit Monitors restricted and sponsored award accounts for reasonableness, allowability, allocability and consistent treatment of costs and initiates corrections as needed. Determines the difference between exchange and non-exchange transactions as well as appropriate revenue recognition.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage and enhance financial policies and procedures that conform to 2 CFR part 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards
  • Coordinates closely with the Neighborhood Ministries Director of Finance
  • Direct management of the Accounting Coordinator
  • Drawdowns from the HHS Payment Management System
  • Monitor of grant related transactions to the general ledger making appropriate adjustments when needed
  • Manages the supporting tables within the finance system for grant accounting and initiates updates as needed
  • Performs system testing and coordination of testing with department workflow
  • Employs reporting tools to generate financial reports
  • Generates various output reports for grant analysis
  • Initiates vendor billings and receivables
  • Participates in the review of process workflows, system testing, and training
  • Provide feedback and recommendations for system design improvements
  • Generate various output reports for grant analysis
  • Oversee all phases of accounting, financial management, reporting, grant management and compliance.
  • Regularly update the Neighborhood Ministries Executive Team regarding Nueva Esperanza finances. Provide for an annual outside financial audit, and with the NM Director of Finance implement audit recommendations.
  • Oversee asset management functions for any owned properties of Nueva Esperanza.
  • Develop the annual budget for Board review and approval. Ensure financial controls are in place to keep expenses maintained within budgeted levels.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A baccalaureate degree in accounting from an accredited college or university
  • At least 4 years of progressively responsible experience in grant/restricted accounting and reporting, preferably in a faith based 501c3
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of applications is required
  • Knowledge of GAAP, OMB Uniform Guidance, 2 CFR Part 200, HHS Regulations is required
  • The candidate must be well organized, proficient in both written and verbal communication, proactive, and performance driven.
  • The candidate must also demonstrate the following traits: integrity, dependability, and enthusiasm and must be detail-oriented and possess strong analytical, teamwork and organizational skills.
  • Level One fingerprint clearance card

Physical Demands:

Must be able to read, write, and communicate. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee is required to bend, lift, seize, hold, grasp, turn, or otherwise work with hand or hands. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

Work Environment:

  • This job requires the ability to:
    • Build a culture of safety to insure everyone feels comfortable in working together.
    • Lead with vulnerability to cultivate trust and show no one is perfect.
    • Establish purpose through a common goal and create a clear path to get there.

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Accounting Coordinator (Full Time) FILLED

REPORTS TO:  Accounting Director

Job Summary:
A highly skilled, detail-oriented Accounting Coordinator who excels at multitasking. The Accounting Coordinator will act as point of contact between the different parts of the accounting system, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and external parties, such as vendors, clients, or lenders. They will handle bookkeeping entries and assist in preparing financial reports, taxes, and audits, and resolving discrepancies. You should be analytical, collaborative, and trustworthy.

To succeed as our Accounting Coordinator, you should possess a strong understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting. You should be ethical, thorough, and attentive with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Some duty-related testing will occur onsite to ensure sufficient aptitude.

Essential Functions:

  • Working with other members of the accounting department to compile, analyze, and report financial data.
  • Making journal or ledger entries.
  • Assisting with the preparation of weekly, monthly, and yearly financial reports and budgets.
  • Assisting with tax preparation, audits, and identifying and resolving discrepancies.
  • Act as a point of contact between internal departments and accounting, serving as a liaison between accounting and external parties, including clients, suppliers, and contractors.
  • Using QuickBooks and Salesforce software and ensuring that all financial records are filed, complete and accurate.
  • Ensuring that company bills are paid and debts are collected.
  • Implementing and enforcing financial controls.
  • Staying current on company, local, state, and federal financial regulations and policies.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or related field.
  • Experience in bookkeeping management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, time management, problem-solving, and math skills.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting
  • Proficiency with computers, especially bookkeeping software, strong typing skills.
  • High level of accountability, accuracy, and efficiency, especially when multitasking.

Physical Demands:
Must be able to read, write, and communicate. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee is required to bend, lift, seize, hold, grasp, turn, or otherwise work with hand or hands. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

Work Environment:

  • This job requires the ability to:
  • Build a culture of safety to insure everyone feels comfortable in working together.
  • Lead with vulnerability to cultivate trust and show no one is perfect.
  • Establish purpose through a common goal and create a clear path to get there.

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Working at Neighborhood Ministries can be a life changing experience, for both you and those you get to work alongside.

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