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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.

JOB TITLE: Volunteer/ Intern

Volunteers or Interns

We are seeking volunteers or Interns who are looking to complete hours with our Nueva Esperanza or Nuevo Camino Programs. We seek volunteers and interns for a variety of department support including: Case Management, Clinical, Medical, Direct Care, Administrative, Education or Foster Parent support. Roles and level of responsibilities will vary depending on the position or department.

Individuals We Seek:

All roles within the programs have a common focus on creating safety for the children we serve. By building trust, we work towards helping children feel supported and empowered to live their lives.  We seek compassionate, knowledgeable and dedicated individuals.  Neighborhood Ministries is a faith-based organization that has a strong culture of growth and lifelong learning.  

Schedule:

  • Contigent upon Volunteer/ Internship requirements

Work Location:

  • Contigent upon department Volunteer/ Internship hours completed
  • Location of program: Greater Phoenix Metro Area

Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Able to attend minimum training requirements
  • Possess or able to obtain a clear Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Possess or able to obtain a clear Federal FBIBackground Clearance
  • Pass a Child Abuse/ Neglect Check
  • Have clean driving record and must be able to qualify for company Auto Insurance 
  • Possession or able to obtain Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI-F)
  • Possession or able to obtain First Aid and CPR Certifications
  • Clear tuberculosis test 
  • COVID Vaccine Immunization

Offers of internship/ volunteer opportunities are contingent upon successful verifications of criminal background search, references, employment, driving records and education. Neighborhood Ministries is an at-will employer.

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Reports to: Medical Coordinator

Job Summary:

The Medical Assistant responsible for assessing, facilitating and monitoring all components of child medical services of the program. The Medical Assistant will maintain a flexible, organized, and efficient work schedule, which could include evenings, weekends, or holidays.

All roles within the programs have a common focus on creating safety for the children we serve. By building trust, we work towards helping children feel supported and empowered to live their lives. We seek compassionate, knowledgeable, and dedicated individuals. Neighborhood Ministries is a faith-based organization with a strong culture of growth and lifelong learning

Essential Functions:

  • Assess, facilitate, and monitor components of health services based on good practices, funder requirements and on-going program policy developments
  • Collaborate with medical providers for services (eg. PCP, Labs, X-rays, Maricopa County, Dental, Immigration Exam, Urgent Care, Hospital, Specialists)
  • Ensure documentation is current and accurate in UC Portal for each admission and subsequent health visit
  • Collect and record accurate health surveillance trends (fever tracker, nausea/vomit tracker, weight tracker, food intake tracker)
  • Track and manage medical inventory to maintain proper product levels for the medical program and foster homes
  • Compose factual and informative child incident reports and respective follow-ups to every child incident reports /child level events.
  • Submit written requests for serious medical procedures in accordance with policies and procedures for the program
  • Follow medical programming to assist in preparing statistical reports, medical audits, and operational evaluations/inspections
  • Review medical education (safety plans) with children for diagnosed chronic illness, acute disease, infectious disease, hospital discharge, and/or other examination procedure as needed
  • Complete assigned training requirements
  • Obtain, compile, and maintain medical files on each child. Ensure proper daily documentation in SalesForce and maintain hard copy of required documents and medical record
  • Facilitate and conduct medication and side effects training to personnel as required
  • Schedule and comply with required medical appointments and timelines
  • Respond and comply to individual emergency medical needs immediately
  • Maintain and review 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 and psychotropic medication
  • Schedule and provide transportation to children on medical appointments with assistance from floor staff as needed
  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
  • Maintain Health Information Privacy HIPAA and accurate use of the UC Portal Database.

Qualifications:

    • Must be computer proficient.
    • Microsoft Excel and Outlook skills are required
    • Computer and typing skills required to communicate and coordinate medical services.
    • Collaborative teamwork skills to communicate, facilitate, and problem-solve medical concerns.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication.  
    • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule to include on call after hours.

Job Type: Full-time

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Reports to: Director of Clinical Services

Job Summary:

The Prevention of Sexual Abuse (PSA) Monitor is responsible for managing the implementation and ongoing compliance with the Interim Final Rule (IFR) on preventing, detecting, and responding to sexual abuse, sexual harassment, inappropriate sexual behavior or code of conduct concerns. This position oversees all policy and procedures related to creating an environment that is safe for both the children and staff as related to PSA. Additionally, this role assists as a liaison to community organizations that provide services when related to SA and SH incidents. This position collaborates with internal leadership in the development of policies, procedures, and trainings.

All roles within the programs have a common focus on creating safety for the children we serve. By building trust, we work towards helping children feel supported and empowered to live their lives. We seek compassionate, knowledgeable, and dedicated individuals. Neighborhood Ministries is a faith-based organization with a strong culture of growth and lifelong learning

Essential Functions:

  • Develop policies and procedures related to Prevention of Sexual Abuse (PSA).
  • Collaborate with Training positions to develop content and train all staff on PSA procedures, policies and best practices for PSA.
  • Create age-appropriate orientation material describing children’s rights related to PSA
  • Lead and coordinate reporting process and follow-up with state and local officials for any investigations.
  • Complete facility walkthroughs as required by funder’s licensing to assess the facilities, homes, and staff where children are cared for to assure best PSA practices are in place.
  • 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 into internal program policy.
  • Serve as the point of contact for ORR’s PSA Coordinator regarding matters related to PSA standards and respond to all requests.
  • Assist in the reporting and maintain documentation of incidents related to sexual abuse, sexual harassment, inappropriate sexual behavior etc, including assuring proper accountability is reported and enforced.
  • Coordinate and implement facility awareness, prevention, and education of PSA.
  • Support all functions that attain and maintain accreditation and compliance with regulatory agencies.

Qualifications:

    • Must be computer proficient, in all Microsoft systems.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication.
    • Translate documentation to from English to Spanish.
    • Bachelor’s degree required in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services, Counseling , or other related fields.
    • 1 year working with children/adolescents in a social service setting.

Job Type: Full-time

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Reports to: Education Coordinator

Job Summary:

The Teacher Aide is responsible for assisting the Teacher to create a school family environment that honors and validates the child’s home culture while preparing them to navigate in the United States. The Teacher Aide is an active participant in the Nueva Esperanza (NE) classroom, fostering an environment that facilitates learning and trauma informed care approach in a supportive manner. The NE Education Department uses a collaborative approach among teachers, teacher aide's and foster parents to provide individualized educational services to the child. This role assists the Teacher in creating and facilitating engaging lessons using a thematic curriculum which provides instruction appropriate for students with a variety of academic competencies, backgrounds, skills, and learning needs. Teachers Aide's must be motivated and have a natural love of children and learning.

All roles within the programs have a common focus on creating safety for the children we serve. By building trust, we work towards helping children feel supported and empowered to live their lives. We seek compassionate, knowledgeable, and dedicated individuals. Neighborhood Ministries is a faith-based organization with a strong culture of growth and lifelong learning.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist the Teacher with planned activities and instructional programs.
  • Assist in preparing instructional materials planned by the teacher for daily instruction.
  • Support the Teacher by maintaining data logs to report progress of students to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.
  • Communicate positively and effectively with students, and staff.
  • Develop positive rapport with students while serving as a role model to create a safe and caring environment.
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of special educational events, cultural orientation activities, educational and recreational outings.
  • Assist with the coordination of Physical Education instruction and other large muscle activities in coordination with the Teacher

Qualifications:

  • Must be computer proficient.
  • Microsoft Excel and Outlook are required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication 
  • Experience managing classrooms preferred
  • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 6 -12 months of experience working with children either through paid or unpaid positions or 12 credit hours in early childhood development or related field.

Job Type: Full-time

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Reports to: Director of Finance

Job Summary:

The Procurement and Accounting Specialist maintains financial records that include purchases, sales, receipts, and payments. The Procurement and Accounting Specialist will work closely with the accounting team to create and analyze financial reports and ensures legal requirement compliance, prepare, review, negotiate, and administration of contracts and purchase orders. This position requires a Finance degree and familiarity with accounting software packages, such as QuickBooks and Concur. Overall, the responsibility is to accurately record all day-to-day financial transactions of the organization.

All roles within the programs have a common focus on creating safety for the children we serve. By building trust, we work towards helping children feel supported and empowered to live their lives. We seek compassionate, knowledgeable, and dedicated individuals. Neighborhood Ministries is a faith-based organization with a strong culture of growth and lifelong learning

Essential Functions:

  • Reviews cost proposals and pricing information.
  • Prepares and administers contracts and purchase orders for capital and/or small equipment.
  • Compares bids from vendors and determines or assists with determination to whom contracts will be awarded.
  • Evaluates vendor proposals to ensure that all requirements are met according to 2CFR200
  • Confirms that terms and delivery dates are accurate.
  • Evaluates competence of vendors and reviews their invoices for accuracy.
  • Works closely with Department managers to develop procedures and guidelines.
  • Assists departments with order and purchase requests.
  • Maintains database regarding vendors performance and quality of product(s).
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

    • Must be computer proficient.
    • Data entry, Microsoft Excel and Outlook skills are required.
    • Proven bookkeeping experience
    • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting principles with proven experience.
    • Proven ability to calculate, and manage accounting figures and financial records.
    • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and proprietary software.
    • Proficiency in MS Office.
    • Customer service orientation and negotiation skills.

Job Type: Full-time

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REPORTS TO: Lead Case Manager / Program Director 

Job Summary:  

Case Managers will work in tandem to directly provide most comprehensive services of the Neighbors at Work (NAW) program to Opportunity Youth participants, ages 14-24. CMs will support, encourage, and guide youth to increase the success of goals & objectives and a healthy outlook of life.  

CMs, in service delivery, are responsible for outreach and recruitment, coaching of the Individual Service Strategy (ISS) provide occupational and skills training, Work Experience (WEX) opportunities, supportive services and follow-up/retention services. Communicate regularly with educators, mentors, and other professionals, generate reports, and produce and maintain comprehensive online and/or physical case files. 

Duties & Responsibilities:  

  • Recruit and manage a roster of 38-40 eligible youth annually. 
  • Generate public interest in NMPHX Programs, plans and implements outreach activities and promotional campaigns and maintain a list of “interested” clients. 
  • Interview, conduct intake assessment including TABE assessment, collect appropriate documents to complete enrollment requirements. 
  • Coach youth in completing a youth-centric ISS which address barriers, implement education, employment, development, and training goals. 
  • Meet monthly 1-on-1 with participants to support and update ISS as necessary. 
  • Update case notes & files as required by contractual requirements. 
  • Assist team in facilitating skills training workshop. 
  • Provide follow-up services after exit per program requirements. 
  • Provides emergency assistance, crisis intervention and referrals, as needed. 
  • Connect with education and community partners to establish referral networks. 
  • Attend all organizational, departmental, contractual program meetings and trainings. 
  • Some positions may supervise interns or volunteers. 

Desired attributes: 

  • Have the cultural competency to engage with youth and their families. 
  • Recognizes that the youth they will spend time with may have many challenges and barriers in a complex urban environment. 
  • Lead with vulnerability to cultivate trust and show no one is perfect. 
  • Sees youth as the future of our city, state, and our nation. 
  • Knows what it means to be a servant leader. 

Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (Preferred); 
  • Knowledge of social services and workforce-related agencies and programs available in the communities. 
  • Effective interviewing and coaching techniques and procedures. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal skills, public speaking, problem-solving, analytical skills, multi-tasking, organizational skills, leadership, and time management. 
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook & Office365 (Preferred) 
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid state driver’s license and able to drive participants on occasion 
  • Must be able to obtain Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card and Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification 
  • Bending, stooping, and lifting to 20 lbs. required to complete daily tasks. Job requires extended periods of sitting; use of various office equipment. 
  • Able to react to change productively, work a flexible schedule when needed and handle other essential and marginal functions as assigned. 

Preferred Education and Training: 

Bachelor's degree in social work or a related field and two years of experience in casework management, working with youth, or related activities. Any other combinations of experience and education may be substituted and considered. 

Job-Type: Full-Time  

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Reports To: Director of Kid’s Life

Full Time or Part-time

Job Summary:

The Kid’s Life Specialist (KLS) supports the program director with administrative responsibilities as well as coordinating programming. This position will be directly working with children from Kinder through 7th grade and families. The KLS will help coordinate activities for Kid’s Life, Kid’s Club, and Kid’s Camp. Regularly manage files and Excel sheets for data management and reports on program service strategy, progress, and enrollments.

Responsibilities:

  • · Engages and serves a diverse community with cultural competency, respect, and safety for families, children, and a variety of people.
  • · Assists director in managing and coordinating program activities and events for children; Monday Nights, summer programming, field trips, routes, etc.)
  • · Assist the Director in the enrollment of children.
  • · Assists Director with Recruitment events (some evenings/weekends throughout the year).
  • · Creates, orders, and distributes printing of business cards and program flyers for activities and events.
  • · Must be able to drive a van to do a pickup or drop-off route when needed.
  • · Assists the Director in creating van routes.
  • · Manages communications with the community by responding to emails, website notifications, calls, and messages in a time-sensitive manner for the Kid’s Life department and office.
  • · Serves as frontline social media contact; monitoring, moderating, and responding to comments and direct messages as needed.
  • · Refers individuals to the appropriate Neighborhood Ministries programs and services.
  • · Facilitate positive relations between the program team, the public, and the media as well as other departments within the organization, and all other involved parties.
  • · Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • · Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • · Required minimum associate degree; preferred bachelor’s degree in social work, education, business, or a related field and 1 year of experience working in a service program environment. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.
  • · Must be available on Monday evenings and in the summer months of June and July (6 days, 5-night camp out of town).
  • · Bilingual in English and Spanish (Preferred).
  • · Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook & Office365, Google Docs, Google Meets, Zoom, as well as Facebook, Instagram, and other social media platforms (Preferred).
  • · Proficient organizational and administrative techniques.
  • · Must possess or be able to obtain a valid state driver’s license and be able to drive participants as needed (Preferred).
  • · Must be able to obtain an Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  • · Bending, stooping, and lifting to 20 lbs. are required to complete daily tasks. The job requires extended periods of sitting, receiving packages, and use of various office equipment.
  • · Able to react to change productively, manage and organize a variety of tasks when needed, and handle other essential and marginal functions as assigned.

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REPORTS TO: Director of Development

Job Summary:  

The Database Coordinator plays a vital role in supporting the fundraising and development efforts of Neighborhood Ministries. This position is responsible for technical support with the database as well as supporting development activities.

Duties & Responsibilities:  

  • Donor Communication and Data Base Management
    • Ensure timely processing of donations, generate acknowledgement letters, and communication with donors.

       

    • Manage and maintain the donor database, ensuring accurate and up-to-date donor information.

       

    • Create and manage donor segments for targeted fundraising and communications.

       

    • Provide research and supporting data for individual donor plans and foundation.

       

    • Generate regular reports on fundraising performance, donor retention, and donor acquisition.

       

    • Provide support to the development team in using the database for fundraising efforts.

       

    • Ensure ethical, confidential, and respectful handling of donor information.
    • Ensure data security and compliance with privacy regulations.

  • Team Support
    • Maintain and manage a set inventory of digital, media, and print assets to use in marketing, donor communication, and donor development activities.

       

    • Support with the coordination of recurring donors’ program.

       

    • Coordination of the quarterly development calendar including communications, special publications, event promotion and follow-up, website updates, and social media postings through collaboration with staff and vendors.

       

    • First touch point of contact for departmental inquiries, emails, and calls.

  • Events
    • Assist in planning and executing fundraising events, including logistics coordination, management of event database, coordinating volunteer committees, and attendee communication.

  • Other duties as requested or assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree in data management, information systems, or a related field and 2-3 years of experience in database management, preferably in the nonprofit sector.
  • Candidates who have gained relevant skills and knowledge through other means, such as practical experience, self-study, or non-traditional learning paths are encouraged to apply.
  • Proficiency in database software and donor management systems. Salesforce experience a plus.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on data accuracy and integrity.

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Mission engagement: Support the values of Neighborhood Ministries including the ability to work with members of the Christian faith community.
  • Communication skills: Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) with various stakeholders including donors, colleagues, partners, and vendors. Adept at building relationships with a diverse community of stakeholders.
  • Organizational skills: Excellent, transparent task-management skill set to coordinate events, fundraising activities, and a communication calendar.
  • Computer Literacy: Experience using Microsoft Office, with strong skills in Excel and Word, coordinating calendars, and Salesforce database (other database experience will be considered).
  • Collaboration: Ability to work independently and effectively as part of a team; willingness to support and be supported by colleagues and contribute to a positive work environment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO PERFORM THIS JOB:

  • Ability to sit at a desk or in a meeting for extended periods of time, often several hours.
  • Ability to work 40+ hours/week, occasional Saturdays, Sundays, and evenings.
  • Ability to stand or walk for part of the day.
  • Ability to lift packages or event supplies, sometimes up to 30 pounds.

SALARY: Hiring range $21 to $24.50 Base Coordinator pathway can be technical (Database Administrator) or growth (Events Coordinator, Campaign Officer).

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REPORTS TO: Director of Development

Job Summary:  

The Mid-Level Gift Officer is a key member the Neighborhood Ministries Development team. The focus of the Mid-Level Gift Officer position is to grow and nurture a portfolio of low- to mid-level donors who give between $500 to $25,000 annually through cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding relationships to deepen the donors’ financial support. The Mid-Level Gift Officer will be a key driver in bringing these donors even closer to the Neighborhood Ministries mission. The Mid-Level Gift Officer will work closely with the Director of Development and other Major Gift Officers to develop effective fundraising strategies and meet fundraising goals.

Duties & Responsibilities:  

The Mid-Level Gift Officer will develop, implement, and oversee solicitation strategies to engage mid-level donors through various channels to identify, cultivate, and steward relationships with the portfolio of donors. Collaborate with the Development team to align mid-level giving strategies with overall fundraising goals and implementation of best practices, and emerging strategies in mid-level giving and philanthropy. Analyze data to identify trends, opportunities, and areas of improvement to advance mid-level giving program strategy and performance. The Mid-Level Gift Officer will also assist in planning and executing donor events, including cultivation events, appreciation receptions, and stewardship activities.

  • Work closely and in conjunction with the Director of Development, as well as other staff, to develop and implement strategies for cultivation and solicitation of low- to mid-level donors/prospects.
  • Initiate and maintain relationships with current and prospective mid-level donors to promote and increase awareness and support of Neighborhood programs.
  • Manage a portfolio of 400-500 low- to mid-level donors and prospects. Build relationship-based moves management strategies to identify, solicit and steward donors towards deeper engagement with Neighborhood Ministries.
  • Track and report on the integrated marketing and 1:1 stewardship strategy for managed portfolio donors from prospect to major donor graduation.
  • Serve as Neighborhood’s contact for low- to mid-level donors, giving high-quality supporter care. Triage inquiries to other teams if needed, answer questions, and serve as a “concierge” for the donors in the mid-level program.
  • Collaborate with the entire team to meet shared goals, including growing donor retention, overall giving, and movement of qualified donors into Major Donor and Planned Giving portfolios.
  • Manage the content, materials, and donor journey for new mid-level donors and the post-gift experience through welcome packet and multi-channel stewardship plan.
  • Leverage the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit to encourage donors to invest in the mission of Neighborhood Ministries.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience of proven non-profit fundraising, donor relations, or a related field.
  • Proven track record of cultivating and stewarding relationships with donors.
  • Fluent with fundraising principles, strategies, and best practices.
  • Demonstrated success in planning and completing projects on time, on budget, and within scope.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (e.g., Nonprofit Management, Communications, Business) or relevant work experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge or CRM systems such as Salesforce preferred.

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Mission engagement: Support the values of Neighborhood Ministries including the ability to work with members of the Christian faith community.
  • Communication skills: Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills with the ability to tailor messages with various stakeholders including donors, colleagues, partners, and vendors. Adept at building relationships with a diverse community of stakeholders.
  • Organizational skills: Excellent, transparent task-management skill set to coordinate events, fundraising activities, and a communication calendar.
  • Computer Literacy: Experience using Microsoft Office, with strong skills in Excel and Word, coordinating calendars, and Salesforce database (other database experience will be considered).
  • Collaboration: Ability to work independently and effectively as part of a team; willingness to support and be supported by colleagues and contribute to a positive work environment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO PERFORM THIS JOB:

  • Ability to sit at a desk or in a meeting for extended periods of time, often several hours.
  • Ability to work 40+ hours/week, occasional Saturdays, Sundays, and evenings.
  • Ability to stand or walk for part of the day.
  • Ability to lift packages or event supplies, sometimes up to 30 pounds.
  • Able to drive to meet with potential and/or current donors; will require a current Arizona driver’s license, a clean driving record, automobile insurance (Arizona State minimum auto insurance coverage is required to receive mileage reimbursement) and a trustworthy vehicle.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND CONDITIONS:

  • Most duties are performed in an office setting; however, there will be time away from the office when soliciting and/or meeting with potential and/or current Mid-Level Donors.

Pay: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year

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