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Parks and Recreation Director
City of Fenton, MO (4,022 population) is seeking applicants from qualified persons for the position of Parks and Recreation Director. Fenton is a 4th class City in St. Louis County with an annual budget of $19 million and approximately 40 full time employees. The City of Fenton houses and maintains 9 public parks and a Recreation Facility. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation or a related field, along with six years of related supervisory work experience, or other equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicants must also have a proven record of strong interpersonal skills, financial planning, contract compliance, and human resources. Salary range for this position is $79,379 - $102,002 - $124,624 and is to be determined based on qualifications and experience. This position will directly supervise approximately 7 full-time staff and approximately 150 PRN staff.  Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and references, along with a salary history to: City of Fenton, Missouri, Attn: Morgan Kuepfert, 625 New Smizer Mill Road, Fenton, MO 63026. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The full job description is available at Fenton City Hall, or by contacting Morgan Kuepfert at mkuepfert@fentonmo.org.

Chief Development and Marketing Officer
Safe Connections

Founded as Women’s Self Help Center in 1976, today Safe Connections is a well-established and innovative nonprofit leader in the St. Louis region working to reduce the impact and incidence of domestic and sexual violence. We do this through individual and group therapy, crisis care anchored by our 24-Hour Crisis Helpline, and prevention education programming for youth. Safe Connections serves nearly 20,000 individuals each year, inclusive of all genders, gender identities and sexual orientations.

Safe Connections seeks and celebrates diversity in its staff community and provides a dynamic team environment. A trauma-informed culture with a high value on self-care, mentoring and professional development is an organizational hallmark. We are an equal-opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made based on merit and organizational needs, not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation or any other factor protected by law.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in relevant area of study.
  • Must have a minimum of ten years of experience in directing successful development and marketing programs with a measurable track record in building year-over-year revenues;
  • consistently demonstrate ethical behavior; welcome collaborative decision making;
  • be committed to Safe Connections’ mission, vision and values;
  • be proficient in database administration, information management, and industry-standard computer software suites;
  • demonstrate exceptional analytical skills;
  • have a proven ability to lead; possess polished oral, written and interpersonal communication skills;
  • demonstrate exceptional organizational skills;
  • have the ability to manage multiple and concurrent projects;
  • be passionate, high-energy and adaptable with a sense of humor.

Description

The Chief Development and Marketing Officer is an executive leadership position responsible for the design and implementation of a complete development and marketing program to successfully increase individual, corporate, foundation, government and community support and broaden awareness of Safe Connections. The Chief Development and Marketing Officer is responsible for ensuring the growth of Safe Connections’ fundraising/campaign portfolio including individual and major gifts, special events, grants, government contracts, in-kind contributions and planned giving.

The Chief Development and Marketing Officer leads the successful delivery of results for the Grants and Communications Manager, the Events and Communications Manager and the Development Specialist. The Chief Development and Marketing Officer is a key staff facilitator to, and liaison with, the Development Committee of the Board of Directors.

The Chief Development and Marketing Officer reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is a full-time, exempt position with a flexible schedule requiring evening and weekend hours.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement, in partnership with the Chief Executive Officer, annual and longer-term development and marketing plans detailing the goals, objectives, and action steps for individual, foundation, corporate, government, planned giving, special events and in-kind giving. Special emphasis is placed on strengthening individual/major gift donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
  • Provide professional leadership to the Board of Directors, Development Committee and development/marketing staff to develop and implement strategies which assist in the acquisition of philanthropic resources for furthering the purposes of Safe Connections.
  • Maintain accurate, complete and confidential donor and prospect records. Oversee maintenance of the organization’s database of resource-related individuals and institutions, updating and purging, as needed. Build upon current or likely giving patterns and constituencies to identify prospective donors.
  • Plan and produce, in partnership with the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Directors, special events which are designed to achieve income and community awareness objectives.
  • Plan and execute, in partnership with the Chief Executive Officer and development/marketing department staff, a strategic and integrated marketing and communications plan to build brand positioning and familiarity. Plan elements include internal and external communications, spokesperson training, website content, electronic media, and print collateral.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of government regulations and trends in philanthropy. Be alert to new opportunities and potential resources. Maintain the highest level of ethical and professional standards in the management of philanthropic resources.
  • Act as lead staff to the Development Committee of the Board of Directors; working in partnership to successfully meet the goals and objectives set forth in the development and marketing department’s annual plan. Collaborate with the Development Committee Chair, and Chief Executive Officer, on implementing the plan.
  • Provide leadership, direction, and oversight to the Grants and Communications Manager, Events and Communications Manager and the Development Specialist.
  • Prepare monthly and yearly reports and analysis for the Chief Executive Officer, Development Committee and Board of Directors. Actively contribute to, and participate in, the development of Safe Connection’s annual budget.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervises the Grants and Communications Manager, Events and Communications Manager and the Development Specialist

Application Information

Cover letters and resumes should be emailed to Susan D. Kidder, MS, Chief Executive Officer, at susan@safeconnections.org 

Safe Connections
2165 Hampton
St. Louis, MO 63139  

www.safeconnections.org

Time Frame: School Year: August –End of May or September- Mid June (must take 2 month break and then may return for another placement)

Department: Field/Student Series

Position Classification: Temp: 30-35 Hours/Week

Principle Function: The Outreach Account Lead supports The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) signature fundraising campaign, Student Series, within assigned territory. Responsible for several aspects of Student Series including school recruitment and management, in-person visits, host assemblies, event wrap up, and other administrative duties as assigned.

Works under the supervision of Student Series Campaign Manager(s), in conjunction with fellow campaign staff, to accomplish assigned duties and responsibilities.

TEMPORARY POSITION PAID THROUGH A STAFFING AGENCY

NOTE:  MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE IN ST. LOUIS, SPRINGFIELD and COLUMBIA, MISSOURI and LITTLE ROCK and ROGERS, AR

RESPONSIBILITIES

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and coach schools to achieve fundraising goals through planning, customer service and stewardship.
  • Identify and network with schools and coordinators in assigned counties to promote the fundraising campaign(s) and drive fundraising success.
  • Metrics are set and must be met for number of commitments for Student Series programs like Pennies for Patients.
  • Draft concise, effective and personable communications to volunteers, participants, and donors with oversight by Campaign Manager.
  • Provide administrative assistance to campaign(s) through email, phone & website account management and Campaign 360 database.
  • Perform other functions and activities as directed by the manager.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society mission and its programs to address them.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Certifications/Licenses

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Possession of a valid Driver’s License
  • Willingness to travel throughout assigned territory.

Experience Requirements

  • 1-2 years’ professional or intern – level experience in a fundraising, communications, sales, marketing or related field.
  • Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.
  • Experience in cold calling and sales outreach a plus.
  • Experience with database management a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively at all levels both internally and externally.
  • Able to simultaneously manage a high level of detail across multiple projects.
  • Able to demonstrate flexibility and quickly adapt to changes while maintaining high levels of productivity and effectiveness under pressure.
  • Able to work well within a team environment, offering assistance and support to team members whenever necessary.

Physical Demands & Work Environment

  • Required to use personal vehicle in the course of employment.
  • In order to perform this job successfully an individual must meet the physical requirement necessary to complete the essential job duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties.
  • The physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations.
  • May be required to move Campaign materials weighing up to 15 pounds for various events.
  • Able to work flexible hours to meet with schools during and outside school hours
  • Familiarity with territory strongly encouraged.

Disclaimer

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Organization.

Application Information

Click Here to Apply in St. Louis:

https://temps-lls.icims.com/jobs/3629/outreach-assistant-student-series---temporary-staff/job

Special Events Manager
Special Olympics Missouri

Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) is a growing and vibrant organization with a statewide footprint. We are a sports organization and so much more, transforming lives through the power and joy of sport, every day, everywhere. Special Olympics is the world’s largest sports organization with nearly 4 million individuals with intellectual disabilities in more than 170 countries – 15,000 athletes, here in Missouri. We are a global social movement with initiatives to activate youth, build communities, and improve the overall health of our athletes. We’re changing the game for people young and old and asking you to be a part of it all.

The Special Event Manager is a full-time exempt position responsible for growing revenue to support individuals with intellectual disabilities served in the St. Louis community. This manager will grow annual revenues by working with staff and volunteers to manage multiple special events in a fast paced fundraising environment.

Duties:

  • Collaborate with volunteer committee members to plan and implement several special events throughout the year, raising revenue and awareness of Special Olympics.
  • Sustain current, renew lapsed and secure new collaborative partnerships within the St. Louis Metro Area, managing benefits to sustain a long term relationship with SOMO.
  • Work with law enforcement to support them as they raise funds and awareness through their annual Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) campaign.
  • Enthusiastically articulate the case for support, the mission and vision of SOMO to ensure that partnerships align with SOMO organizational marketing and communication efforts.
  • Ensure annual plan objectives and personal performance goals are attained.

Ideal Candidate Will Possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least two years fundraising experience with proven success in event planning
  • A high level of comfort in reaching out to donors and prospects to develop and maintain relationships that result in funding
  • Excellent personal/written communications skills to clearly and effectively articulate the programmatic, fundraising and strategic objectives of SOMO
  • Presentation and public speaking skills with the ability to network
  • Strong planning and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Motivation, initiative and the ability to work independently 

Benefits:

  • Employee Medical, Dental, Life, Travel and Disability Insurance
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Retirement Plan (403B) (3% Employer Contribution and up to 5% Matching)
  • Twelve Paid Holidays per year
  • Ten Hours/Month Paid Vacation

Reports to: Regional Director of Development

Location: St. Louis, MO

Application Information: Interested Candidates: Complete Application for Employment (https://somo.org/jobs) and send along with resume, references, and salary requirements to hammann@somo.org.  

Salary:$45,406.40 - $72,633.59 Annually
Location:Throughout St. Louis County, MO
Job Type: Full-Time
Department: Office of the County Assessor
Job Number:2016-00127
Closing:Continuous

Description: This position is responsible for providing appraisals of commercial, industrial, and complex residential property for tax purposes by reviewing existing and newly constructed property, calculating building and site improvement sizes, and analyzing market data.

The starting salary will be $25.10 hourly ($52,208 annually) for General Certified appraisers and $21.83 hourly ($45,406.40 annually) for those who do not possess certification.  Applicants hired full time on or after January 17, 2018 will be participating in the revised retirement plan.  New employees will be required to contribute 4% of their salary to this plan.

Examples of Duties
  • Estimates property values by analyzing and making recommendations using cost and income approaches.
  • Produces complex written narrative appraisals for the purpose of defending the appraised value before the State Tax Commission (STC).
  • Represents the Assessor's Office by serving as an expert witness before the Board of Equalization (BOE) by analyzing financial documents, leases, appraisals, etc.
  • Presents and defends property values in compliance with State statutes, STC rules, and BOE procedures.
  • Interacts with property owners, attorneys, tax representatives, and other internal and external parties as required.
  • Performs related work as needed.
Minimum Qualifications:A minimum of  four years' experience in commercial appraisal or commercial real estate sales; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. The work rules for the St. Louis County Assessor's Office require all employees, whether they reside in St. Louis County or elsewhere, to remain current in the payment of their personal and real property taxes.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a valid driver's license.

Additional Information

SELECTION AND APPOINTMENT: A selection committee will evaluate the qualifications of each applicant which will include recentness and appropriateness of the applicant's education and experience, answers to the supplemental questions, results of employment references investigated and any other appropriate information available.

The selection committee will admit to the interview only those persons who possess the most job related qualifications and may establish admittance criteria beyond the minimum qualifications stated above. The assessment will consist of a written examination (Qualifying) and an oral interview which is 100% of the applicant's earned grade. A candidate must earn a qualifying grade of 70 or more on the interview to be eligible for appointment.  Candidates possessing Certification as a General Appraiser will not have to take the Qualifying Exam.

The five top ranking candidates, based on the final grade, will be certified to the Department Director/Appointing Authority who will make the final decision.

All applicants conditionally offered a permanent part time, full time, term or on-call position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Screening will be performed by a reputable clinical laboratory. The cost of screening will be bourne by the County.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants interested in applying for this position should visit our website at www.stlouisco.com/personnel/jobsearch or apply in person at St. Louis County Government, Division of Personnel located at 41 S. Central 7th Floor, Clayton, Missouri 63105.


 

 

Volunteer Manager - Forest Park Forever

Forest Park Forever is seeking a strong leader to manage its thriving volunteer program, which plays a critical role in our ongoing efforts to restore and sustain the Park in partnership with the City of St. Louis. This individual will manage the range of work performed by both individual volunteers and volunteer groups, while effectively and efficiently advancing the mission of Forest Park Forever. This interdisciplinary role requires exceptional customer service skills and daily interaction across the organization.

For more information or to apply please click the following link:

https://www.cbizems.com/extranet/recruiting.aspx?id=2A2725CB-7BD6-40E1-9E12-4BEC3B92A10E&src=theromegroup&rqid=7B734313-9902-47AD-B7C3-08377FC6F6AA

Supervisor Recreation: Volunteer and Special Events
City of Wentzville, Mo.
Salary: $51,778.00 - $61,763.00 Annually
Location: City Hall, 1001 Schroeder Creek Blvd. Wentzville
Job Type: Full-time
Department:PARKS & RECREATION
Job Number:00301

Summary

For priority consideration, please submit your application by 5 p.m. on July 30.

Under general direction, this position is engaged in management and administrative functions related to the recruitment, selection and training of volunteers and performs professional work in the development, administration, and evaluation of a wide range of special events.  The incumbent reports to the Recreation Superintendent and will provide direct and indirect supervision of full time, part time and/or seasonal staff.  The position directs and evaluates part-time and seasonal program staff, volunteers, contracted instructors and program participants while providing technical assistance to the Recreation Superintendent.

This posting will remain open until filled or until a sufficient number of qualified applicants has been received.

Essential & Ancillary Job Duties
Essential Job Duties
  • Plans, coordinates and stages special events, festivals, concerts, and related activities and serves as a liaison to events produced by the organization
  • Supervises part time, temporary and volunteer staff, as assigned, including directing and evaluating work activities, participating in the hiring and promotion process, and conducting orientation and training
  • Participates in the development and monitoring of the Division's budget.  Collect and compile data to support budgetary requests.  Assists the Recreation Superintendent with administrative duties such as recordkeeping, preparing reports, purchasing, and scheduling; makes recommendations for capital purchases/projects
  • Coordinates services, materials and supports systems needed from other agencies and city departments; Identify short and long-term resource needs; develop and implement changes to work plans in order to allocate resources efficiently
  • Develops and manages an active base of ongoing and episodic volunteers and develops/implements recruitment plans for the same.  Conducts screening and interviews to assure proper volunteer placement and develops/implements volunteer training programs
  • Develops affiliations with nonprofit organizations, local businesses, schools, churches, civic organizations, and other government entities
  • Negotiates, supervises, and monitors contracts for service providers, i.e. sound, portable toilets, trash disposal, independent contractors, vendors, and supplier for city-wide special events to ensure compliance with applicable safety and quality standards
  • Solicits potential sponsors for city-wide special events and distributes sponsor packets that are designed for each event
  • Attends and participates in professional group meetings; maintain awareness of new trends and developments in the field/industry; incorporates new developments as appropriate into programs
  • Responds and resolves citizen inquiries and complaints related to city services while performing work in the field
  • Responds to emergency related issues and on-call situations
Ancillary Job Duties
  • Relieve superiors of routine administrative tasks, assist Recreation Superintendent with duties as needed; and may act as Recreation Superintendent as assigned
  • Coordinate the preparation of press releases, advertisements, brochures, and social media
  • Maintains website information and assists with other operational software as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Qualifications & Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Job Qualifications - Education, experience and training that are required or desirable in order to effectively perform the job at the time of hire.  An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.  Additional requirements and/or substitutions may be requested and require the approval of HR.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Recreation, Business Administration, or a related field and three (3) to five (5) years of experience in special event management or a related field, including one (1) year of supervisory experience.  Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work may be substituted.
  • Minimum of 2 years developing and/or managing program budgets
  • Must possess a valid Missouri Driver's License
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a first-aid/CPR card within 120 days of hire date.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – May be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those knowledge, skills and abilities commonly associated with this position.
  • Must have a superior knowledge of planning, administration, organizational, scheduling, coordination, and promotional activities related to the staging of special events, concerts, festivals, and related activities;
  • Must have a functional knowledge of program budgeting, financial management, volunteer administration and personnel principles;
  • Should have a thorough knowledge of recruitment and management of volunteers, sponsors and vendors;
  • Ability to prepare and deliver oral and written reports, maintain attendance and activity records;
  • Must have the ability to work independently while exercising good judgment in performing tasks.  This employee must demonstrate an expert-level ability to identify potential problems, effectively trouble shoot problems and resolve conflict using varied interpersonal methods. They must have the ability to discern when and with whom to consult and collaborate within the organization in solving problems;
  • Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office, facility reservation, and program registration software packages;
  • Ability to judge distances accurately and to read and interpret written instructions, maps, manuals, and schematics is required.
Work Environment & Physical Abilities
Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the duties of this job.
  • The primary duties of this class are performed in a public building environment or an outdoor environment that may include working in adverse weather conditions.
  • Exposed to moderate noises from equipment and activities.
Physical Abilities – The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.
  • Must be able to sit and drive frequently;
  • Work may require frequent standing, walking, climbing, bending, and lifting up to 50 pounds;
  • Must be able to speak and hear clearly;
  • Must have clarity of vision and the ability to adjust focus, judge distance and spatial relationships, identify and distinguish colors;
  • Must have finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination to work on related equipment.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential job duty.

Click here to apply.

Case Manager II - Covenant House Missouri
Covenant House Missouri

PURPOSE OF POSITION
The incumbent is responsible for providing goal-oriented support and individualized direct care and supervision of program youth. This position is focused on achieving individualized goals for the persons served by assessment, planning, advocacy, and coordination in a manner which reflects the mission, philosophy and policies of Covenant House Missouri.

PURPOSE OF POSITION
The incumbent is responsible for the direct supervision of the residential program staff as well as the oversite of the youth who reside in the Residential program in a manner which reflects the mission, philosophy and policies of Covenant House.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES
(Responsibilities to include but not limited to the following)
 Responsible for establishing and maintaining good relationships with appropriate boundaries with youth and staff.
 Responsible for monitoring client intake completion.
 Ensure evidence based assessments and curriculum are being delivered with fidelity.
 Ensures individualized treatment plans are created utilizing a client centered approach.
 Provide and model crisis intervention skills to staff, youth, and families as needed.
 Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to:
o Identify the best possible approach to providing services to the youth in the Residential Programs.
o Integrates and continuously grows a Trauma Informed culture thru education and support of staff, advocating with and on behalf of individuals, according to their needs and wishes.
 Maintaining relationships with referral resources for individuals to access services in the community.
 Overseeing development and maintenance of program activities to prevent and resolve problems related to human relationships, self-care, life skills, and group activities.
 Role model positive behaviors and coping skills for youth & staff demonstrating strength based approach in all interactions and utilizing aspects of Trauma Informed Care and Positive Youth Development.
 Record, maintain, and ensure data integrity within records and required paperwork and documentation are according to agency policy & procedures.
 Support staff in leading, planning, and facilitating various team and individual meetings for the purpose of sharing information in regard to youth.
 Coordinates shift transitions, ensures structure and provides constructive feedback to Case Managers on daily interactions with youth.
 Provides on call duties as assigned.
 Responsible for staff scheduling ensuring coverage to meet minimum ratio

 Responsible for monitoring proper administration of medication and first aid per CHMO policies and guidelines.
 Work with team to constructively challenge practices and procedures that need to be improved, changed or eradicated.
 Assist in the candidate process for new hires for Residential positions.
 Orient, train, & provide ongoing feedback and supervision of direct reports including essential skills of Case Management position.
 Monitor and ensure compliance with all required trainings and certifications of direct reports.
 Responsible for establishing measurable performance objectives and development plans for direct reports.
 Timely completion of performance evaluations for direct reports and collaboration with peers for all residential staff.
 Participate in all required trainings and staff meetings, completing at least 40 hours of training annually.
 Act in accordance with all organizational and legal protocol, policies, and procedures.
 Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY DUTIES
Case Manger I & II, practicum students
WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
Regular internal contact with all CHMO staff, outside contact with vendors and suppliers, and regular contact with outside agencies.

Education & Experience
Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling required. Licensure preferred. At least 2 years working with trauma, homelessness, substance abuse, and/or mental health desired. Minimum 1 year experience working with adolescents and young adults. 3-5 years Supervisory experience desired, minimum 2 years.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field required. Two (2) years’ experience preferred.
Knowledge/Skills
• The ability to work cooperatively with others to achieve shared goals, showing diplomacy and flexibility when there are conflicting opinions; supporting other people’s performance to achieve the best possible results.
• The ability to take control of a situation and to lead by empowering others into an effective team. Inspiring and energizing others to carry out tasks and achieve goals by displaying a clear sense of direction and values.
• The ability to relate to, and feel comfortable with, people at all levels and to be able to make and maintain good working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, representatives of other agencies, and the public.
• The ability to verbally express ideas in a way that is easily understood by others who are unfamiliar with the topic, including delivering a presentation, giving accurate information or acting as a spokesperson.
• The ability to write concisely and convey meaning in a manner appropriate to different readers, presenting a persuasive argument.
• The ability to respond to, anticipate, and positively manage change, as it relates to the youth.
• The ability to handle numbers, gathering statistical data and being able to analyze, interpret and present it in a clear and accurate way.
• Flexible team player who thrives in environments requiring ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent tasks.
• The ability to relate to your coworkers, inspire others to participate, and mitigate conflict with coworkers.
• The ability to design, plan, organize, and implement tasks within an allotted timeframe.
• Results driven achiever with planning and organizational skills, along with a high degree of detail orientation.
• Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
• The ability to follow policies, regulations, and laws pertaining to the delivery of human services.
• Fundamental knowledge in mental health, trauma, substance abuse, homelessness, etc.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, assessment tools, database systems, and Windows environment.

To visit the Covenant House Missouri career webpage, click here.

All candidates should submit their resume and a completed application to hr@covenanthousemo.org

Program Coordinator
Covenanant House Missouri

PURPOSE OF POSITION
The incumbent is responsible for the direct supervision of the residential program staff as well as the oversite of the youth who reside in the Residential program in a manner which reflects the mission, philosophy and policies of Covenant House.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES
(Responsibilities to include but not limited to the following)
 Responsible for establishing and maintaining good relationships with appropriate boundaries with youth and staff.
 Responsible for monitoring client intake completion.
 Ensure evidence based assessments and curriculum are being delivered with fidelity.
 Ensures individualized treatment plans are created utilizing a client centered approach.
 Provide and model crisis intervention skills to staff, youth, and families as needed.
 Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to:
o Identify the best possible approach to providing services to the youth in the Residential Programs.
o Integrates and continuously grows a Trauma Informed culture thru education and support of staff, advocating with and on behalf of individuals, according to their needs and wishes.
 Maintaining relationships with referral resources for individuals to access services in the community.
 Overseeing development and maintenance of program activities to prevent and resolve problems related to human relationships, self-care, life skills, and group activities.
 Role model positive behaviors and coping skills for youth & staff demonstrating strength based approach in all interactions and utilizing aspects of Trauma Informed Care and Positive Youth Development.
 Record, maintain, and ensure data integrity within records and required paperwork and documentation are according to agency policy & procedures.
 Support staff in leading, planning, and facilitating various team and individual meetings for the purpose of sharing information in regard to youth.
 Coordinates shift transitions, ensures structure and provides constructive feedback to Case Managers on daily interactions with youth.
 Provides on call duties as assigned.
 Responsible for staff scheduling ensuring coverage to meet minimum ratio requirements.
 Ensure client floor meetings are being conducted by Case Managers.

SUPERVISORY DUTIES
Case Manger I & II, practicum students
WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
Regular internal contact with all CHMO staff, outside contact with vendors and suppliers, and regular contact with outside agencies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
Education & Experience
Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling required. Licensure preferred. At least 2 years working with trauma, homelessness, substance abuse, and/or mental health desired. Minimum 1 year experience working with adolescents and young adults. 3-5 years Supervisory experience desired, minimum 2 years.
Knowledge/Skills
 The ability to work cooperatively with others to achieve shared goals, showing diplomacy and flexibility when there are conflicting opinions; supporting other people’s performance to achieve the best possible results.
 The ability to take control of a situation and to lead by empowering others into an effective team. Inspiring and energizing others to carry out tasks and achieve goals by displaying a clear sense of direction and values.
 The ability to relate to, and feel comfortable with, people at all levels and to be able to make and maintain good working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, representatives of other agencies, and the public.
 The ability to verbally express ideas in a way that is easily understood by others who are unfamiliar with the topic, including delivering a presentation, giving accurate information or acting as a spokesperson.
 The ability to write concisely and convey meaning in a manner appropriate to different readers, presenting a persuasive argument.
 The ability to respond to, anticipate, and positively manage change within the residential program.
 The ability to handle numbers, gathering statistical data and being able to analyze, interpret and present it in a clear and accurate way.
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 Flexible team player who thrives in environments requiring ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent projects.
 The ability to relate to your coworkers, inspire others to participate, and mitigate conflict with coworkers.
 The ability to apply clinical knowledge to program implementation and supervision, support, and development of staff.
 The ability to design, plan, organize, and implement projects and tasks within an allotted timeframe.
 Results driven achiever with exemplary planning and organizational skills, along with a high degree of detail orientation.
 Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
 The ability to follow policies, regulations, and laws pertaining to the delivery of human services.
 Extensive knowledge in mental health, trauma, substance abuse, homelessness, etc.
 Proficient in Microsoft Office, assessment tools, database systems, and Windows environment.
 Crisis Intervention training and knowledge of Residential Program models essential.

To visit the Covenant House Missouri career webpage, click here.

All candidates should submit their resume and a completed application to hr@covenanthousemo.org

Therapist
Covenant House Missouri

PURPOSE OF POSITION
The incumbent is responsible for providing support and individualized therapeutic services to youth, groups and families in a manner which reflects the mission, philosophy and policies of Covenant House Missouri.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES
(Responsibilities to include but not limited to the following)
• Complete various assessments for youth.
• Assist with the nurse and psychiatric schedule rotation.
• Provide individual, group, and family group counseling.
• Assists the youth and family with identifying, maintaining, and developing natural supports in the community.
• Provide case management services as appropriate.
• Provide in house professional development opportunities related to mental health.
• Supervise youth participating in agency sponsored opportunities on site and off site.
• Represent CHMO at various external functions.
• Coordinate additional services for youth as needed.
• Strategize with staff to ensure each youth’s needs are being fully met.
• Responsible for establishing and maintaining good relationships with appropriate boundaries with youth.
• Provide crisis intervention counseling to youth and families as needed.
• Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to:
o Support individuals to identify client needs and assess relevant services and identify the best possible approach to providing services to the youth.
o Utilize Trauma Informed practices and support a Trauma Informed culture advocating with and on behalf of individuals, according to their needs and wishes.
• Provide information or refer individuals to established and preferred public or private agencies or community services for assistance.
• Transport and accompany youth to appointments outside of Covenant House Missouri.
• Role model positive behaviors and coping skills for youth demonstrating strength based approach in all interactions and utilizing aspects of Trauma Informed Care and Positive Youth Development.
• Record and maintain records, required paperwork, and documentation according to agency policy & procedures.
• Regularly attend and actively participate in various team and individual meetings for the purpose of sharing information in regard to youth.
• Plan, schedule, and implement on and off site therapeutic activities.
• Actively engage with volunteers/partners assigned to the employment program.
• Participate in all required trainings and staff meetings, completing at least 40 hours of training annually.

SUPERVISORY DUTIES
Practicum students
WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
Regular internal contact with all CHMO staff, outside contact with vendors and suppliers, and regular contact with outside agencies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
Education & Experience
• Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling required, licensure preferred
• Experience with substance abuse preferred
• 2 years working with adolescents preferred
• Experience is a residential setting preferred
• Case management experience preferred

Knowledge/Skills
• The ability to work cooperatively with others to achieve shared goals, showing diplomacy and flexibility when there are conflicting opinions; supporting other people’s performance to achieve the best possible results.
• The ability to take control of a situation and to lead by empowering others into an effective team. Inspiring and energizing others to carry out tasks and achieve goals by displaying a clear sense of direction and values.
• The ability to relate to, and feel comfortable with, people at all levels and to be able to make and maintain good working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, representatives of other agencies, and the public.
• The ability to verbally express ideas in a way that is easily understood by others who are unfamiliar with the topic, including delivering a presentation, giving accurate information or acting as a spokesperson.
• The ability to write concisely and convey meaning in a manner appropriate to different readers, presenting a persuasive argument.
• The ability to respond to, anticipate, and positively manage change, as it related to the youth.
• The ability to handle numbers, gathering statistical data and being able to analyze, interpret and present it in a clear and accurate way.
• Flexible team player who thrives in environments requiring ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent tasks.
• The ability to relate to your coworkers, inspire others to participate, and mitigate conflict with coworkers.
• The ability to design, plan, organize, and implement projects and tasks within an allotted timeframe.
• Results driven achiever with exemplary planning and organizational skills, along with a high degree of detail orientation.
• Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
• The ability to follow policies, regulations, and laws pertaining to the delivery of human services.
• Knowledge in mental health, trauma, substance abuse, homelessness, etc.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, assessment tools, database systems, and Windows environment.

To visit the Covenant House Missouri career webpage, click here.

All candidates should submit their resume and a completed application to hr@covenanthousemo.org

Employment Associate - Part Time
Covenant House Missouri

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The incumbent under general direction works with individuals to provide support and individualized counsel and facilitation toward self-sufficiency through employment and training programs.  This position is focused on achieving goals for the employment program in a manner which reflects the mission, philosophy and policies of Covenant House Missouri. 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

(Responsibilities to include but not limited to the following)

  • Manage and counsel youth and facilitates and monitors their progress toward self-sufficiency.
  • Conducts orientation and appraisals of youth in training program.
  • Supervise youth participating in agency sponsored employment opportunities on site and off site.
  • Represent CHMO at various external functions.
  • Report on each youth’s employment and social progress in detail through narratives, phone calls to parents and student & staff meetings.
  • Collaborate with Support Services staff to foster a positive culture of learning and career exploration.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining good relationships with appropriate boundaries with youth.
  • Provide crisis intervention counseling to youth and families as needed.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to:
    • Support individuals to identify client needs and assess relevant services and identify the best possible approach to providing services to the youth.
    • Utilize Trauma Informed practices and support a Trauma Informed culture advocating with and on behalf of individuals, according to their needs and wishes.
  • Provide information or refer individuals to established and preferred public or private agencies or community services for assistance.
  • Ensure various assessments are being administered, as appropriate.
  • Transport and accompany youth to appointments outside of Covenant House Missouri.
  • Role model positive behaviors and coping skills for youth demonstrating strength based approach in all interactions and utilizing aspects of Trauma Informed Care and Positive Youth Development.
  • Record and maintain records, required paperwork, and documentation according to agency policy & procedures.
  • Regularly attend and actively participate in various team and individual meetings for the purpose of sharing information in regard to youth.
  • Plan, schedule, and implement on and off site employment related activities.
  • Actively engage with volunteers/partners assigned to the employment program.
  • Participate in all required trainings and staff meetings.
  • Act in accordance with all organizational and legal protocol, policies, and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY DUTIES                                   

Directly supervises students & volunteers involved in the employment program

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS        

Regular internal contact with all CHMO staff, outside contact with vendors and suppliers, and regular contact with outside agencies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field
  • Knowledge of Experience working with youth preferred

Knowledge/Skills           

  • The ability to work cooperatively with others to achieve shared goals, showing diplomacy and flexibility when there are conflicting opinions; supporting other people’s performance to achieve the best possible results.
  • The ability to take control of a situation and to lead by empowering others into an effective team. Inspiring and energizing others to carry out tasks and achieve goals by displaying a clear sense of direction and values.
  • The ability to relate to, and feel comfortable with, people at all levels and to be able to make and maintain good working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, representatives of other agencies, and the public.
  • The ability to verbally express ideas in a way that is easily understood by others who are unfamiliar with the topic, including delivering a presentation, giving accurate information or acting as a spokesperson.
  • The ability to write concisely and convey meaning in a manner appropriate to different readers, presenting a persuasive argument.
  • The ability to respond to, anticipate, and positively manage change, as it related to the youth.
  • The ability to handle numbers, gathering statistical data and being able to analyze, interpret and present it in a clear and accurate way.
  • Flexible team player who thrives in environments requiring ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent tasks.
  • The ability to relate to your coworkers, inspire others to participate, and mitigate conflict with coworkers.
  • The ability to plan, organize, and implement projects and tasks within an allotted timeframe.
  • Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • The ability to follow policies, regulations, and laws pertaining to the delivery of human services.
  • Knowledge in mental health, trauma, substance abuse, homelessness, etc.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, assessment tools, database systems, and Windows environment.

To visit the Covenant House Missouri career webpage, click here.

All candidates should submit their resume and a completed application to hr@covenanthousemo.org


 

Program Coordinator
Girls on the Run

Job Status: Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY

Consistent with the mission and values of Girls on the Run St. Louis (GOTR-STL), Program Coordinators are responsible for assisting with the successful implementation and evaluation of quality programming throughout the GOTR-STL council area. Program Coordinators work closely with the Program Director, organizational leadership, staff, volunteer coaches, 3rd-8th grade girls, parents and other key community stakeholders to ensure quality programming.

This is a full-time Program Coordinator position – 37.5 hours/week. Weekly hours may vary, with occasional evening and weekend obligations (volunteer trainings, site visits and events).

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serve as a primary contact and resource for volunteer coaches, communicating and providing support frequently.
  • Ensure the consistent and effective implementation of the curriculum and program at all sites.
  • Coordinate and assist with all program logistics such as program calendar/key dates, lesson supplies, t-shirts, snacks, shoes, the distribution of necessary curriculum and marketing materials.
  • Respond to all questions and concerns from parents, coaches and site liaisons in a timely fashion.
  • Collaborate and effectively address any obstacles or challenges that may arise at any site.
  • Facilitate new site meetings with all of the approved sites before the beginning of their season to evaluate and ensure their readiness to participate in the program.
  • Implement coaches training along with other program coordinators and program director.
  • Conduct site visits to build relationships with coaches, sites, and others in order to ensure the curriculum is being delivered properly.
  • Support evaluation process at each site related to measuring program outcomes and collect general feedback to enhance the program experience in the future.
  • Support the recognition of volunteer coaches.
  • Support the implementation of the GOTR St. Louis 5k events.
  • Collaborate with program team on ongoing projects. 

Organizational Support

  • Responsible for helping support the organization in areas outside of programming when needed in the areas of administration, development and operations.
  • Administrative responsibilities include general office support and development of policies and procedures, etc.
  • Development responsibilities include assisting at community events to help raise awareness of the organization, or in support of an established partnership, etc.
  • Operations responsibilities include the use and maintenance of the CRM database, preparation for 5K race, etc. 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as a role model for Girls on the Run, exhibiting the core values and working to achieve the Girls on the Run mission.
  • Develop positive relationships with volunteers, board members, community and staff.
  • Any other duties deemed necessary by the Executive Director.
  • Required Skills and Experiences
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) in a variety of settings and groups
  • Group facilitation skills, including but not limited to: meeting facilitation (small and large groups), small group dialogues, teaching, coaching
  • Ability to problem solve and engage diverse groups in mutually agreed upon goals and projects
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications, G-Suite, and other web-based programming
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with a commitment to detail and quality
  • Ability to accomplish detail-oriented tasks while simultaneously maintaining an understanding of the organization’s strategic plan goals
  • Excellent organizational skills and record-keeping.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member, as well as take the lead on organizational projects. 

Highly Preferred Skills and Experiences

  • Youth development program design and/or implementation
  • Familiarity with CRM database
  • Proficiency in diverse social media outlets
  • Experience with Girls on the Run curriculum and/or program

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, communications, nonprofit management or related field. 

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:

Lisa Mulligan, MSW, Program Director
Girls on the Run St. Louis
3155 Sutton Boulevard, Suite 101
St. Louis, MO 63143

lisa@girlsontherunstlouis.org

Fax: 314.644.4246

Please, no phone calls.

Director of Annual Giving & Advancement Services
McKendree University

McKendree University is seeking a highly motivated, results oriented individual to manage the comprehensive annual giving program for the University as part of the Office of Development, Alumni and Parent Relations team. 

The Director of Annual Giving and Advancement Services is responsible for implementing and evaluating broad-based solicitation methods to increase total annual gift revenue for the University.  These methods include: Direct mail, e-communications, personal solicitation, phonathon and other creative uses of technology to increase total annual gift revenue.  Advancement Systems responsibilities included the strategic oversight of the advancement data system to include oversight of database management and statically analysis of development results.  This person is also responsible for organizing and implementing special events related to the Development Department.

The ideal candidate will be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and see projects through to a timely completion, have a strong knowledge of MS Office programs, and be able to work effectively in an office environment.  The individual must excel in creativity, initiative and independence in carrying out responsibilities.  Strong oral and written communication skills is a must. Availability for evening and some weekend work is required. Bachelor’s degree is required. Prior annual fund experience is preferred.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter referencing Job #ANN52, resume, professional references and writing samples to Shirley A. Baugh, Director of Human Resources, hr@mckendree.edu.  EEO/ADA/Vet/Disabled Employer.

Part-Time Development Assistant
Marian Middle School

Marian Middle School, a Catholic middle school breaking the cycle of poverty for girls and their families, seeks candidates for the position of Development Assistant. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the Young Friends Committee, maintaining the school’s donor database, providing grant writing assistance, and providing administrative assistance to the Manager of Philanthropic Gifts and the Special Events and Database Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Enter all gift and constituent information into Raiser’s Edge
• Produce gift and donor reports on a regular and as needed basis
• Update Raiser’s Edge donor records and assist with database clean up
• Manage preparation and distribution of solicitation letters, pledge reminders, and acknowledgment letters • Assist the Development Office in its goal to steward, recognize, and cultivate donors and prospects • Conduct prospect research • Coordinate grant proposals and reports of a portfolio of 10 to 15 grantmakers • Maintain physical and electronic files of grant paperwork, applications, and reports • Maintain in-house tracking mechanism for all grants and organizational calendar of the grant cycle
• Oversee the Young Friends Committee
• Manage social and fundraising events for the Young Friends Committee
• Assist with special events—preparation of materials, coordination of logistics, management of guest lists, post-event wrap-up assistance, and other duties identified for special events
Qualifications
• Commitment to advancing the mission of Marian Middle School
• Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or similar donor database
• Demonstrates organizational ability with strong attention to detail
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Project management skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office
• Experience in development office and/or educational setting (preferred)
The Development Assistant is a part-time position (20 hours/week). Hourly wage commensurate with experience.
Benefits: Christmas Break and summer hours.

Applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to jmccarthy@mms-stl.org. No phone calls, please.

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