YOUTH SERVICES & ADULT CARE

 
  FOSTER PARENTS      at  Childhaven                                 
 24 hrs/wk  -  7 Days a week  Salary:  Contract
Description:  Childhaven is the only dual licensed foster care program in San Juan County, offering both Regular and Treatment Foster Care. Treatment Foster Care offers family based treatment for children with severe emotional disturbances. Regular Foster Care is for children who have been removed from their home for an extended period of time to ensure their safety and well being. Must complete the Foster Care process.
 How To Apply  
    Apply in person at:  Childhaven, Inc., 807 W. Apache, Farmington, NM 87401
  Contact Person:      Heather M. Slim   heathers@childhavennm.org   
                                    Phone: 505-325-5358    Fax: 505-326-3085

 

Closing Date:
07/15/15

 
SEASONAL

YOUTH ACTIVITIES LEADER
Aztec Boys & Girls Club

HOURS / WEEK:    40
DAYS OF WEEK:    May 26 to Aug 8
SALARY RANGE:  
 $8 / hr

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND QUALIFICATIONS
The Aztec Boys & Girls is hiring now for positions at both the Main Club AND Teen Center!

Fun, enthusiastic, reliable ADULT activity leaders needed for the Aztec Boys & Girls Club. We need help at both the Main Club and Teen Center for our HIGH-ENERGY Summer sessions. Safety, responsibility and a sense of FUN highly prized. Individuals must be able to implement daily activities, take adventurous field trips and work with youth ages 6 to 18 years. 11 week FT-temporary, but could work into PT-permanent in the Fall. Placement at Main Club or Teen Center dependent on interview/skills.

HOW TO APPLY
To apply for either position, go to 311 S. Ash in Aztec, or fax resume to 334-0610. Aztec Boys & Girls Club is 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and an equal opportunity employer.

(Posted:  5/15/15)

Closing Date:
07/12/15

SPORTS and RECREATION DIRECTOR
Boys and Girls Club of Bloomfield

HOURS / WEEK:    38
DAYS OF WEEK:    5
SALARY RANGE:  
 $21,700 - $24,500

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND QUALIFICATIONS
PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Directs, manages and maintains all sport and recreation programs and activities for the designated Clubhouse. Provides all youth and their families with equal opportunities to participate, excel, and enhance fitness lifestyles through fun and positive interaction in a non-discriminatory, safe environment. To teach basic skills and sportsmanship to all youth and families involved in Club programs and activities.

KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):

Leadership
1. Establish, organize, implement and evaluate sport and recreation programs, activities and services that prepare youth for success and that create a Club environment that facilitates achievement of basic athletic and fitness skills, good sportsmanship, and Youth Development Outcomes.
2. Ensure a healthy, safe and interactive environment, ensuring facilities, equipment and supplies are adequately used and maintained.
3. Recruit, train and retain volunteer coaches, referees and other necessary sports officials.
4. Supervise sports and recreation program staff and volunteers (scorekeepers, concession staff, officials, etc.).
5. Initial contact point for Program Assistants, Volunteers and Parents regarding sports and recreation.

Planning
6. Plan, develop, implement and evaluate overall programs, services and activities to ensure they meet stated and perceived objectives, member needs and interests.
7. Compile regular reports reflecting all activities, attendance and participation.
8. Organize and conduct all sport and recreation programs. Organize teams, schedule and attend all games and special events associated with sports and recreation.
9. Work with Unit Director to organize and implement tournaments, special fitness and activity programs for the afterschool and summer programs (sport camps, games room tournaments, Jr. Olympics, etc.)

Resource Management
10. Manage financial resources assisting in the development of annual budgets. Control expenditures against budget.
11. Inventory and recommend purchase of equipment and supplies.
12. Ensure administrative and operational systems are in place to maintain the operation of the physical properties and equipment of the Club and our partners, including use of facilities by outside groups, and the Club’s use of facilities owned/ operated by outside groups/ organizations (area gyms/ facilities).
13. Recruit, manage and provide career development opportunities for sports and recreation staff and volunteers. Attend and participate in regular staff meetings.
14. Meet with the Chief Professional Officer weekly, providing detailed reports and evaluations of programs, youth and program assistants.

Partnership Development
15. Develop partnerships with parents, community leaders, local businesses, schools and other organizations to strengthen Club programs and activities.
16. Work together and use partnerships to help provide members and their families with the best possible experience.

Marketing and Public Relations
17. Develop and maintain public relations to increase the visibility of programs, services and activities within the Club and the community.
18. Write a monthly article/ success story for Club publications and/ or publicity within the community. Due on the 15th of each month.
19. Help prepare and distribute Club newsletters to families, community representatives and donors.
20. Develop and design flyers, posters, t-shirts, etc. for promotion of Club programs and activities.
21. Develop a yearly calendar of sports and recreation programs and activities.
22. Collaborate with other persons and entities to offer youth sports opportunities not currently offered by the Club.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Work with staff to assist in additional program areas as needed.
2. General maintenance and repairs as needed.
3. Exercise authority in problems relating to members and program assistants; utilize guidance and discipline plan. Problem solve and conflict resolution with coaches, parents, youth and program staff.
4. Ensure compliance with organization policies and procedures.
5. Recruit and retain members for designated Clubhouse and sports and recreation programs and activities.
6. Develop, implement and maintain an information system for administrative duties related to job responsibilities (database for coaches, volunteers, youth athletes, officials; a filling system, historical record keeping, etc). Input and maintain data for member tracking software and grant requirements.
7. Assist Chief Professional Officer and other staff with Club special events and fundraisers.
8. Assume other duties as assigned.

RELATIONSHIPS:
Internal: Maintains close, daily contact with Club staff to interpret and implement organizational mission, program objectives and standards, discuss issues, and provide/receive information. Has daily contact with members, coaches and parents as needed to lead, discipline, advise, and counsel.
External: Maintains contact with external community groups, schools, members' parents and others to assist in resolving problems and to publicize Club.

NECESSARY SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE:
_ A minimum of two years work experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people, or equivalent experience.
_ Demonstrated ability in personnel supervision, facilities management, and recruitment and retention.
_ Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
_ Ability to recruit, train, supervise, and motivate youth, parents and staff.
_ Ability to deal effectively with members and parents including discipline problems.
_ Working knowledge of budget preparation, control, and management.
_ Skills in fund-raising events.
_ Demonstrated ability in working with young people, parents and community leaders.
_ Must have a valid NM Driver’s License.
_ Must be familiar with local/ regional area, local/ regional area programs/ activities
_ Must be able to drive a 15-passenger van.
_ Must have OR acquire within 1 month of employment CPR/ First Aid certifications.
_ Must be able to attend ALL special events, fundraisers and games/ sporting events for designated Clubhouse.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Must be able to bend and stoop. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

DISCLAIMER:
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.

Hourly / Non-Exempt
Salary Range: $21,700 - $24,500

HOW TO APPLY
Send RESUME AND COVER LETTER to Sarah @
By Mail/ In Person: 701 S. 2nd Street, Bloomfield, NM 87413
By Email: CPO@Bloomfieldkids.org
By Fax: 505-632-3264
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

(Posted:  05/12/15)

Closing Date:
07/11/15

EARLY INTERVENTION THERAPIST SLP
Community Connections

HOURS / WEEK:    Part-Time
DAYS OF WEEK:   
SALARY RANGE:  
 $28.60 / hr

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Community Connections is looking for an Early Intervention Therapist/Speech Language Pathologist to work part-time with children and families through the Part C/Early Intervention Program. Schedules are flexible, and are generally scheduled with families and coordinated with the Child Find team as needed. Participation in needed Part C trainings is required. Must provide own transportation and be willing to travel around Durango community to families’ homes, childcare settings and other community locations where children and their families are. $28.60 per hour. Contract option available. Send resume and cover letter to Judy Schreckenbach, HR Director, at judys@cci-colorado.org, or fax to 970-259-2618. Open until filled. EOE

HOW TO APPLY
Send resume and cover letter to judys@cci-colorado.org

(Posted:  05/11/15)

Closing Date:
07/08/15

FAMILY ADVOCATE / FORENSIC INTERVIEWER
Childhaven

HOURS / WEEK:    40
DAYS OF WEEK:    Mon - Fri
SALARY RANGE:  
 DOE

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Full Time Benefits: Conduct legally sound child-friendly interviews in child abuse investigations; Provide support and case management to children & their families. BA + 2 years or AA + 3 years experience working with target population.

HOW TO APPLY
Send resume and cover letter to personnel@childhavennm.org

(Posted:  05/08/15)
 

Closing Date:
07/08/15

 

MENTAL HEALTH THERAPIST / SUPERVISOR
Childhaven

HOURS / WEEK:   40
DAYS OF WEEK:    Mon - Fri
SALARY RANGE:  
 DOE

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Full time benefits include Health, Life, Dental and Retirement. Provide individual, group and family sessions for children/youth. NM Independent Licensure required. Clinical supervision skills desired.

HOW TO APPLY
Send resume and cover letter to personnel@childhavennm.org

(Posted:  05/08/15)
 

Closing Date:
07/08/15

FOSTER CARE ADMIN
Childhaven

HOURS / WEEK:    Part-Time
DAYS OF WEEK:    Mon - Fri
SALARY RANGE:  
 DOE

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Supports foster care program with compliance/audits and child management. Minimum of AA degree and 2 years of experience.

HOW TO APPLY
Send resume and cover letter to personnel@childhavennm.org

(Posted:  05/08/15)
 

Closing Date:
07/01/15

CAREGIVER – NON-MEDICAL
Visiting Angels of SW Colorado

HOURS / WEEK:    20 - 40
DAYS OF WEEK:    All
SALARY RANGE:  
 $10 / hr and up

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Visiting Angels is now hiring dedicated caregivers to provide non-medical in-home care. No CNA required, must have car, DL, auto insurance. Background check performed.

Earn your wings!

HOW TO APPLY
Apply today: www.visitingangels.com/southwestcolorado or call 970-264-5991

(Posted:  4/22/15)

Closing Date:
06/20/15

 

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL
Boys and Girls Club of Farmington

HOURS / WEEK:    17
DAYS OF WEEK:    5
SALARY RANGE:  
 DOE

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Seeking a high energized person who wants to work with the youth in our community. Personal conduct must be one of high moral standards: honest, trustworthy, compassionate, encouraging, hardworking, team player and self-motivated. You will enable the youth to reach their full potential as productive caring and responsible citizens. Establishes a program setting that insures the health and safety of members. Personally involved in implementing and carrying out daily programs in multiple core areas, you will also provide guidance to the youth. Must be over 18, past background check.

HOW TO APPLY
Come visit us 1925 Positive Way, Farmington, NM 87401

(Posted:  4/20/15)

Closing Date:
07/27/15

SEE BELOW
Childhaven

HOURS / WEEK:    
DAYS OF WEEK:   
SALARY RANGE:  
 

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND QUALIFICATIONS
CURRENT POSITIONS OPEN

Youth Advocates -Provide care and support to abused and neglected children/adolescents in shelter, HS Diploma + experience with children/youth.

Forensic Interviewer/Family Advocate – Full Time Benefits: Conduct legally sound child-friendly interviews in child abuse investigations; Provide support and case management to children & their families. BA + 2 years or AA + 3 years’ experience working with target population.

Family Support Worker – Part/full time working with at-risk children. Minimum high school diploma/GED and three years’ experience up to MA + 1 yr. experience.

Mental Health Therapist/Supervisor – Full time benefits include Health, Life, Dental and Retirement. Provide individual, group and family sessions for children/youth. NM Independent Licensure required. Clinical supervision skills desired.

Contract Mental Health Therapist – Provide therapeutic services to children, adolescents, and their families. NM Licensure required (LISW, LMSW, LPCC, LPC, LAT, LMHC, or LMFT).

Foster Care Admin –Supports foster care program with compliance/audits and child management. Minimum of AA degree and 2 years of experience.

HOW TO APPLY
Send resume and cover letter to personnel@childhavennm.org

(Posted:  4/22/15)