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From time to time we get local job listings from organizations here in the Ozarks Region. Some of these positions are paid while others are volunteer positions. We encourage you to look through the current list of available jobs. 


Care to Learn
Job Title: Greater St. Louis Region Director

Date Posted: 9/23/2016

Job Brief: 

Care to Learn is seeking a high-achieving Greater St. Louis Region Director -  for the greater St. Louis area and surrounding communities.  This person will help grow the unique Care to Learn model focusing on growth and retention of Care to Learn chapters and building the brand in the St. Louis area.  The successful candidate will be in charge of the day-to-day activities and operations, primarily including development and special events and will work with the local Care to Learn St. Louis area chapters.  This position will report to the Executive Director of Care to Learn.

Responsibilities: 

  • Create and enhance donor relationships to drive donor development
  • Develop and implement top tier fundraising events
  • Raise awareness of Care to Learn and its work through appropriate public relations and marketing applications.
  • Serve as a liaison between the Care to Learn corporate office and the St. Louis area.
  • Oversee St. Louis area chapters’ operational practices making sure that each chapter has the support and resources they need to meet their district’s needs.
  • Evaluate, coordinate, report and make recommendations to the Executive Director of Care to Learn and St. Louis Advisory Board in order to grow the organization in a sustainable manner.
  • Cultivate and sustain relationships with school district personnel, donors, other service providers, faith based institutions, educational institutions and the Advisory Board.
  • Make risk analysis and balance time-cost ratios to focus effort on the most appropriate activities with the highest chance of success.
  • Ensure that all activities are executed with adherence to best educational practices and nonprofit legal compliance.
  • Initiate and apply innovative approaches and techniques that support Care to Learn as the leader in the industry.

Requirements:

  • Proven ability to fundraise, through donor solicitation and creating and executing fund raising events
  • Proven management experience
  • Prefer experience in education with development and strategy implementation knowledge
  • Strong leadership and decision-making skills
  • Excellent personal and customer relations skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Proven ability to work self-directed
  • Minimum BS Degree, with preference for Business, Education or Non Profit Management Degree

Candidate will be judged on:

  • Job skills
  • Understanding of the job, St. Louis culture and nonprofit practices and governance
  • St. Louis donor knowledge
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Attitude and enthusiasm
  • Responses to questions
  • Preparation
  • Professional appearance
  • Appropriate body language
  • Resume

Community Foundation of the Ozarks
Job Title: Vice President of Regional Advancement

Date Posted: 9/14/2016

Organization:

Community Foundation of the Ozarks is a public foundation serving Ozarks communities in Missouri.  CFO is dedicated to working with its donors, nonprofit partners, and affiliated community foundations to enhance the quality of life in southern Missouri through resource development, community grantmaking, collaboration, and public leadership. Founded in 1973, CFO has since grown to include 49 affiliate community foundations and more than 3,000 charitable funds. 

Job Summary:

Community Foundation of the Ozarks (CFO) is seeking a Vice President of Regional Advancement to develop, direct and coordinate all regional development activities in alignment with Community Foundation of the Ozarks’ mission, vision, and values. 

This growth has led to the need for a dynamic individual who can develop and implement initiatives that promote collaboration and growth opportunities throughout the region.  The VP of Regional Advancement will report to the President and is responsible for cultivating and nurturing relationships with current and potential donors, business sponsors and agency partners.  This individual will play a strategic role in developing short and long term objectives to meet fundraising goals.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to develop strong relationships with regional affiliates, agency partners, and donors; understanding of philanthropy related to non-profit organizations; excellent communication skills; willingness and ability to travel throughout the region; and exceptional leadership and management skills.

This position includes a competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance as well as the option to participate in a 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.  Ten paid holidays are provided along with Vacation and Sick Leave.

For details on how to apply as well as a full job description and employment application, visit our website at http://cfozarks.org/careers/.


Convoy of Hope
Job Title: Creative Communications Administrator & Project Manager

Date Posted: 9/13/2016

Department: Communications
Reports to: Vice President of Creative Communications
Schedule: Regular, Full-time
FLSA: Exempt

Ministry Function:

The Creative Communications Admin & Project Manager supports the ministry of Convoy of Hope by providing administrative leadership to the office of the VP of Creative Communications. This individual will provide administrative management for VP and project management for the Creative Communications team. The latter will include: management of a variety of creative and functional projects, clear and timely communication with in-house clients, ability to manage dozens of projects and timelines at one time, and the ability to multi-task. The big idea is to ensure that the team’s projects are run professionally and efficiently, while creating accountability with team members and clients, and cultivating strong relationships across the board.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages the daily activity and operations of the VP’s office which includes: Managing the VP’s calendar and schedules; coordinating meetings and appointments; screening and responding to incoming calls and correspondence; preparing agendas, minutes and presentation materials for meetings; drafting emails and other correspondence; processing and tracking billing and expense reports for VP; and performing administrative duties such as archiving, filing, ordering supplies and copying documents.
  • Demonstrates independent decision-making ability on behalf of the Vice President of Creative Communications by providing leadership and oversight of assigned projects, assuring deadlines are met and collaborating on creative and functional tasks with appropriate team members.
  • Assists team leaders with all phases of projects including: strategy, concepts, presentation, outside communications, production and delivery.
  • Serves as a project leader and ambassador on a variety of projects.
  • Oversees ticket and Basecamp systems.
  • Serves as a liaison between Creative Communications team and other teams, vendors and freelance workers.
  • Assists and reviews (on behalf of VP) all travel arrangements for the entire team.
  • Updates the out-of-office calendar with team members’ time off and comp days, and tracks time off against days allowed.
  • Communicates daily with team to confirm administrative tasks are in order.
  • Orders and stocks workroom with needed supplies and assures equipment maintenance or issues are managed.
  • Plans, coordinates and assists team retreats, catering, at-home week events.
  • May occasionally write — and or travel domestically and internationally — for various communication channels.
  • Works with internal team and outside vendors on print process for quarterly publication.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Required, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Associate’s degree preferred; High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • 2+ years experience in administrative or project management roles.
  • Ability to use Mac programs, including but not limited to G-mail, Microsoft Word,
  • PowerPoint and Excel proficiently.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for conveying the communications work of CoH within the organization, with partners and with our target audience.
  • Experience with Basecamp (or similar) is project-management system preferred.
  • A professional, resourceful and determined style with the ability to work independently and is comfortable in a close-knit team-oriented setting.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle concurrent, multiple job tasks.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and relational skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and/or internationally on an infrequent basis.
  • Serve as an advocate for the ministry, striving to nurture, broaden and develop financial and other resource opportunities to support and expand organizational and program ministry.
  • Ability to positively represent the Creative Communications teams, ministry of Convoy of Hope, including its mission statement and core values, to all outside constituencies.
  • As a Christian organization, Convoy of Hope believes it is critical that each staff member embraces the organization's religious purposes for which it exists and not only agrees with its Statement of Faith but demonstrates it in their lives on an ongoing basis.

Supervisory Responsibilities: No supervisory responsibilities at this time.

To apply download, fill out and deliver application:

Convoy of Hope
Attn: Human Resources
1660 N. Campbell Ave.
Springfield, MO 65803

All inquiries should be sent to Human Resources at (417) 823-8998 or humanresources@convoyofhope.org


The Doula Foundation
Job Title: Services Coordinator  

Date Posted: 9/12/2016

Organization:

Founded in 2001 and located in Springfield, MO, The Doula Foundation is a nonprofit organization committed to being a source of emotional care, advocacy, and comfort for mothers and their families during pregnancy, childbirth, and early parenthood. The services we provide ease the physical and emotional challenges of childbirth, encourage the bond between parent and child, and provide a sense of empowerment to new and soon-to-be parents.

Major Function/Accountability:

The Doula Services Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation of Doula Foundation doulas, interns and childbirth educators, and provides oversight to the Foundation’s community-based doula program. This position helps grow and expand organizational programs and services in cooperation with the Program Coordinator by establishing long-term partnerships, strengthening existing relationships, and initiating new contacts within the healthcare and government sector. The Doula Services Coordinator reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, administer, track and evaluate doula and educator recruitment and training programs to meet desired outcomes of the foundation. Make hiring recommendations to Chief Executive Officer
  • Ensure and maintain accurate and complete doula/intern/educator personnel files including doula contracts, license/insurance requirements, and background checks. Collect and review nurse and client evaluations on doula performance and conduct periodic employee evaluations
  • Manage DONA memberships and recertifications
  • Collect and verify funding source(s) and accuracy of doula/educator documentation required for payroll processing. Files documentation in appropriate staff/client files
  • Prepare and ensure accurate monthly invoicing for services. Submit monthly private pay client billing reports to Chief Executive Officer. Invoice private pay clients promptly according to client contracts
  • Develop and steward relationships with referring/collaborating agencies
  • Assist in the management of fiscal operations including department budget development, monitoring expenditures, and doula services billing
  • Assist with the development of public relations and communications strategies to support program goals and increase community awareness
  • Plan, organize and conduct monthly department staff meetings/professional development opportunities to ensure staff is current on annual training requirements needed to maintain DONA certification
  • Provide oversight to the community-based doula program; ensuring that clients, partners and staff are served promptly and professionally following Doula Foundation policies and procedures
  • Schedule, coordinate and host trainings as needed for doulas and childbirth educators
  • Develop and maintain knowledge in latest industry practices and relevant statics, i.e. DONA International practices and recommendation, area childbirth statistics, area child abuse and neglect statistics, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chief Executive Officer

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, education, or health related field and/or a minimum of two years of experience as a certified doula
  • Minimum of two years of experience in program development/management
  • Experience working with families, especially at-risk and/or underprivileged populations
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office and Windows based computer application and database management, data collection and reporting
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Creative, strategic and analytical thinker with the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Must be highly organized and able to work well with others
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently to accomplish organizational goals and objectives
  • Valid Missouri driver’s license, reliable transportation and proof of liability insurance required

Salary Range and Benefits: $30,000-32,000, Paid Time Off and Holidays

Please submit cover letter and resume to sue@doulafoundation.org by Oct. 14, 2016.


The Child Advocacy Center, Inc.
Job Title: Child Advocate

Date Posted: 8/30/2016

Status: Exempt
Reports to: Program Manager/Executive Director 

Job Summary:

Direct care: Serves to reduce systemic trauma to child victims and their family by providing advocacy to adequately and sensitively prepare the child for the investigative process, communicate with families throughout the process, advocate for successful case resolution for the child victim, link referrals and services and coordinate consistent case data among multidisciplinary team members.

Non-direct care: Provides assistance in the day-to-day functions of the CAC.

General Duties and Essential Functions: 

  • Work as part of the multidisciplinary team (MDT), in accordance with CAC protocols, scope of practice, local and national standards, and Missouri statutes.
  • Child advocacy duties
    • Manage the child appointment schedule and determine whether a referral is an emergency and plan accordingly.
    • Contact non-offending parent prior to appointment, in order to share and gather necessary information in order to establish rapport, encourage cooperation and reduce stress of the child and family.
    • Explain the exam process and give specific phrases to the parent to use with the child to alleviate stress about the medical evaluation.
    • Assist with the intake process and build rapport once the child and family arrive.
    • Provide brief crisis intervention (on the phone or in person) through information and referral (e.g., counseling resources) to families prior to or during their visit to the CAC.
    • Prepare child victim for the forensic interview through anticipating age-appropriate questions and offering information.
    • Reduce systemic trauma by educating the child and family regarding the judicial system.
    • Advocate and represent the child’s best interest for successful case resolution.
    • Ensure non-offending parents are educated on Victim Compensation Assistance.
  • Serve as a resource for MDT members.
    • Assist MDT members in understanding the interview process, ensuring the developmental needs of the child are considered.
    • Assist MDT members to determine validity of the disclosure (if applicable), and to approach the case from a comprehensive viewpoint.
    • Assist MDT members to determine credibility, confirmatory factors, and if additional or secondary child victims need to be interviewed as possible victims.
    • Help MDT members view the investigation process from the child’s perspective, ensuring that interactions are age appropriate and victim sensitive.
    • Coordinate and participate in MDT/case review meetings on a regular basis.
    • Maintain consistent contact with the family and team members involved in the child victim’s case.
    • Foster an open and positive working relationship with all agencies represented.
  • Other duties
    • Assist with the CAC’s goal to educate the community, as well as MDT members, regarding child abuse and procedures upon sending referrals.
    • Testify in court, as subpoenaed.
    • Participate in CAC staff meetings.
    • Promote consistency of case data by tracking all data on child victim cases.
    • Represent the CAC at community meetings and serve on community work groups as requested and CAC work committees as assigned.
    • Ensure family MDT rooms are kept clean, picked up, wiped down and trash is emptied.
    • Stay current on relevant issues and research through training and reading.
    • All other duties as assigned by the Executive Director and Program Managers.

Core Accountabilities:

  • TEAMWORK: Cooperation, adaptability, flexibility, communication, dependability, supportive of team goals
    • Works collaboratively with Executive Director, CAC staff, and agency partners including MDT.
    • Demonstrates flexibility in response to unexpected changes in work volume.
    • Establishes and maintains open communication to enhance team effort.
    • Promotes professional development and contributes to the professional growth of others.
    • Looks for opportunities to assist co-workers.
  • RESPECT AND CARING: Compassion, professional behavior, confidentiality, values diversity
    • Maintains confidentiality per HIPAA and CAC policies and procedures.
    • Uses interpersonal skills that convey a positive and supportive attitude.
    • Uses discretion in discussion related to staffing or personal concerns.
    • Gives constructive feedback in a non-blaming, positive and confidential manner and responds positively to guidance and suggestions for improving performance.
    • Makes continuous effort to identify opportunities to meet/exceed client needs and expectations.
    • Demonstrates commitment to understanding and valuing individual differences, and fosters an environment of acceptance, fairness, and mutual respect.
    • Values diversity and exhibits sensitivity in dealing with people of varied backgrounds and abilities.
  • EFFECTIVE USE OF RESOURCES: Effective use of time, people, supplies, safe and attentive work practices
    • Has knowledge of CAC policies and procedures and exhibits work that is consistent with instructions, guidelines and CAC procedures.
    • Uses skills and knowledge effectively to perform assigned duties.
    • Works in a safe manner while maintaining a safe and clean work environment.
    • Reports all on-the-job injuries and seeks medical attention as appropriate.
    • Reports needed repairs or potential hazards to the appropriate person as soon as identified.
    • Promotes cost effectiveness through the proper use and conservation of supplies and equipment.
    • Identifies cost saving measures.
  • INITIATIVE: self-motivation, acts on opportunities to improve, contributes new ideas
    • Fulfills work schedule and commitments.
    • Effectively organizes and prioritizes duties.
    • Assumes responsibility for own work.
    • Takes the initiative to identify and solve problems.
    • Supports improvement and innovation in the workplace.
    • Demonstrates awareness of and supports the CAC’s vision, mission, and goals through participation in continuous quality improvement and CAC activities.

Specific Job Skills:

  • General knowledge of child development, child abuse, and complex family dynamics in child abuse.
  • Ability to work effectively in crisis situations.
  • Ability and willingness to work as a team member with CAC staff, volunteers, and MDT members.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to others of various developmental levels.
  • Must be self-motivated with an ability to work independently, without a great deal of supervision.
  • Must possess verbal skills necessary to communicate effectively with children while maintaining composure when working in a stressful, crisis filled environment.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and negotiation skills are required.
  • Knowledge of child development, rapport building techniques, and the dynamics of child abuse is required.
  • Knowledge of law enforcement and the judicial system is preferred.
  • Must demonstrate ability to maintain confidential information.

Education/Experience/Training:

  • Minimum of a B.S. or B.A. in child development, social work, criminal justice or related social services field; Master’s degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of two years of direct work experience with children and their families is required. A Master’s degree in a human service field will substitute for one year of work experience.

Special Requirements:

  • Satisfactory criminal background investigation and a CA/N screening as a condition of employment/contract.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Visual acuity necessary to read and develop CAC materials.
  • Verbal skills to communicate with the public.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds and stand or walk for more than 50% of the day.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to function harmoniously in a small but busy work place as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Willingness to accommodate limited travel and work evenings if necessary.
  • Must acknowledge and adhere to the CAC’s confidentiality policy and procedures and must adhere strictly to the highest professional ethics, confidentiality, discretion, and judgment.

Email or fax resumes to: amy@childadvocacycenter.org or (417) 831-5122 by Sept. 16th


The Child Advocacy Center, Inc.
Job Title: Forensic Interviewer

Date Posted: 8/30/2016

Status: Exempt
Reports to: Executive Director 

Job Summary:

To conduct forensic interviews of alleged victims of child abuse or child witness to crime.

General Duties and Essential Functions: 

  • Work as part of the multidisciplinary team (MDT), in accordance with CAC protocols, scope of practice, local and national standards, and Missouri statutes.
  • Interview preparation
    • Meet/communicate with all multidisciplinary team members to discuss case prior to the interview.
    • Prepare room for interview.
  • Conducting the interview
    • Create a child-friendly, non-threatening environment for the alleged child victim.
    • Share relevant information with the MDT regarding certain aspects of the child’s developmental age, stage of disclosure, reasons for retraction, etc.
    • Follow established protocols for forensic interview.
    • Accurate documentation and reporting of forensic interview.
    • Accurately maintain database.
  • Professional growth and multidisciplinary team development
    • Stay current in relevant issues through training and study of current professional articles regarding forensic interviewing.
    • Participate fully in quality assurance activities, including regularly scheduled peer reviews.
    • Participate fully in staff development and cross-training activities.
    • Assist Executive Director in developing forensic interviewer protocols, policies and procedures.
    • As a member of MDT, attend MDT meetings if possible or upon request.
  • Provide linkage to other agencies
    • Foster an open and positive working relationship with other agencies.
    • Maintain appropriate networking affiliations with agencies.
  • Other duties
    • Assist with the CAC’s goal to educate the community, as well as MDT members, regarding child abuse and procedures upon sending referrals.
    • Testify in court, as subpoenaed.
    • Participate in CAC staff meetings.
    • Represent the CAC at community meetings and serve on community work groups as requested and CAC work committees as assigned.
    • Assist with day to day functioning of the CAC (e.g., answering the phone, etc.)
    • All other duties as assigned by the Executive Director and Program Managers.

Core Accountabilities:

  • TEAMWORK: Cooperation, adaptability, flexibility, communication, dependability, supportive of team goals
    • Works collaboratively with Executive Director, CAC staff, and agency partners including MDT.
    • Demonstrates flexibility in response to unexpected changes in work volume.
    • Establishes and maintains open communication to enhance team effort.
    • Promotes professional development and contributes to the professional growth of others.
    • Looks for opportunities to assist co-workers.
  • RESPECT AND CARING: Compassion, professional behavior, confidentiality, values diversity
    • Maintains confidentiality per HIPAA and CAC policies and procedures.
    • Uses interpersonal skills that convey a positive and supportive attitude.
    • Uses discretion in discussion related to staffing or personal concerns.
    • Gives constructive feedback in a non-blaming, positive and confidential manner and responds positively to guidance and suggestions for improving performance.
    • Makes continuous effort to identify opportunities to meet/exceed client needs and expectations.
    • Demonstrates commitment to understanding and valuing individual differences, and fosters an environment of acceptance, fairness, and mutual respect.
    • Values diversity and exhibits sensitivity in dealing with people of varied backgrounds and abilities.
  • EFFECTIVE USE OF RESOURCES: Effective use of time, people, supplies, safe and attentive work practices
    • Has knowledge of CAC policies and procedures and exhibits work that is consistent with instructions, guidelines and CAC procedures.
    • Uses skills and knowledge effectively to perform assigned duties.
    • Works in a safe manner while maintaining a safe and clean work environment.
    • Reports all on-the-job injuries and seeks medical attention as appropriate.
    • Reports needed repairs or potential hazards to the appropriate person as soon as identified.
    • Promotes cost effectiveness through the proper use and conservation of supplies and equipment.
    • Identifies cost saving measures.
  • INITIATIVE: self-motivation, acts on opportunities to improve, contributes new ideas
    • Fulfills work schedule and commitments.
    • Effectively organizes and prioritizes duties.
    • Assumes responsibility for own work.
    • Takes the initiative to identify and solve problems.
    • Supports improvement and innovation in the workplace.
    • Demonstrates awareness of and supports the CAC’s vision, mission, and goals through participation in continuous quality improvement and CAC activities.

Specific Job Skills:

  • General knowledge of child development, child abuse, and complex family dynamics in child abuse.
  • Ability to remain objective throughout the child abuse investigative process.
  • Ability to work with many different professionals and have a flexible nature.
  • Excellent communication skills with children and adults.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in crisis situations.
  • Ability and willingness to work as a team member with CAC staff, volunteers, and MDT members.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in court.
  • Ability to keep professional composure when interacting with others.

Education/Experience/Training:

  • B.S. or B.A. in Child Development, Criminology, Sociology, Psychology, or related field. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Documentation of child maltreatment training is preferred.

Special Requirements:

  • Satisfactory criminal background investigation and a CA/N screening as a condition of employment/contract.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Visual acuity necessary to read and develop CAC materials.
  • Verbal skills to communicate with the public.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds and stand or walk for more than 50% of the day.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to function harmoniously in a small but busy work place as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Willingness to accommodate limited travel and work evenings if necessary.
  • Must acknowledge and adhere to the CAC’s confidentiality policy and procedures and must adhere strictly to the highest professional ethics, confidentiality, discretion, and judgment.

Email or fax resumes to: amy@childadvocacycenter.org or (417) 831-5122 by Sept. 16th


Arc of the Ozarks
Job Title: Behavior Analyst – Kansas City

Date Posted: 7/25/2016

The Behavior Analyst (BA) is responsible for developing, implementing, and training caregivers to implement behavior support plans and skills acquisition programming for clients of all ages served by The Arc of the Ozarks ABA Services department. The BA will conduct functional behavior assessments and analogue functional analyses, and analyze a wide variety of objective data. The BA will conduct preference assessments, skills assessments, as well as other experimentally validated assessments. The BA will assist with data based intervention and therapeutic program evaluations. The BA is also responsible for providing training for staff members and other caregivers on implementing general and client-specific positive behavior supports, and for monitoring the degree with which staff implement specified behavior supports.

The BA must have excellent reasoning, analytical and communication skills. A strong attention to detail, patience and perseverance are paramount, but it is also important the BA be an empathetic, emotionally stable leader. The BA must be able to make behavioral recommendations that are data and research-based, and modify behavioral supports according to behavioral data, logistical issues, and feedback from team members.

The BA will use behavioral observation and assessment, and crisis intervention and prevention skills on a daily basis. The BA must be able to provide support to individuals by developing effective positive behavior support plans and appropriate training on such interventions. The BA must be able to remain calm and provide verbal coaching and modeling in crisis situations.

The BA will have considerable knowledge in using applied behavior analysis in residential, education, and in-home settings.

Minimum Experience & Training Qualifications 

One year of professional experience in working with persons with intellectual disabilities and/or mental illness. Specific experience with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or psychiatric disorders is required. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Masters Degree with a specialization in one of the following: behavior analysis, special education, early childhood education, psychology, social work, sociology, or counseling. Current Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification and Missouri Behavior Analyst licensure (LBA).

Apply Online for Behavior Analyst-Kansas City Division at www.thearcoftheozarks.org


Arc of the Ozarks
Job Title: Licensed Psychologist

Date Posted: 7/5/2016

This position is partially responsible for developing, implementing, and training employees to implement intervention techniques predicted by specific issues Arc of the Ozarks' clients present with.

The Licensed Psychologist will conduct annual psychological evaluations on referred clients. The Licensed Psychologist will also assist with intervention and therapeutic program evaluations. Out-patient and In-home counseling services will also be conducted.

Minimum Experience and Training Qualifications

Six years of professional experience in working with persons with intellectual disabilities or mental illness. Specific experience with individuals with psychiatric disorders is required. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Doctoral Degree with a specialization in one of the following: special education, early childhood education, psychology, social work, sociology, or counseling. Ability to obtain and maintain licensure as a Licensed Psychologist.

Please visit www.thearcoftheozarks.org/careers to apply.


Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at CoxHealth 
Job Title: Director of Sponsor Relations 

Date Posted: 6/23/2016

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at CoxHealth in Springfield, Missour is accepting applications for the Director of Sponsor Relations.  Candidates should have excellent communication and organizational skills with two or more years of fundraising and/or sales experience preferred.  Successful candidates will want to be part of a successful team and be self-motivated individuals with impeccable integrity.

Prior experience in fundraising and marketing, which includes organizing special events, sponsor solicitation, preparing campaign materials and newsletters for direct mail, volunteer recruitment, fundraising program creation, database management, prospecting and research for donors, experience with social media as well as a proven record of stewardship is preferred.  The Director of Sponsor Relations is a fundraising professional dedicated to fulfilling the mission of both CoxHealth and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.  Training in fundraising methodologies through an organization like the Association of Fundraising Professionals is preferred.

This is an exempt position with daytime hours Monday through Friday and occasional work during evenings and weekends.

To apply, go to coxhealth.com and complete the electronic application.


Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks
Job Title: Special Events Coordinator

Date Posted: 6/15/2016

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks (BBBSO) seeks a rock-star Special Events Coordinator to manage our fundraising events, which make up about half of our million dollar budget. This revenue helps us to continue to grow our organization and deepen our impact on the communities we serve.
Nationally, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America serves more than 200,000 children annually, and locally the agency served nearly 650 children in 2015 with a one million dollar budget. In 2015, BBBSO was one of the top 16 agencies out of over 325 agencies nationwide to receive the Gold Standard Award. This award recognizes agencies that have demonstrated exemplarily high achievement and measured quality outcomes for the children and families they serve in their communities.

The Special Events Coordinator of BBBSO will report to the Executive Vice President and is responsible for the planning and implementation of all agency special event fundraising activities. This involves administering and coordinating all functions necessary to reach the goals, objectives, and directives set by the Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer, and the Board of Directors while effectively working alongside committees.

The ideal candidate will be an exceptional communicator who is highly organized and will possess fundraising event planning experience; enthusiasm for developing resources to support the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters; and the ability to multi-task and stay calm under pressure. The position includes a competitive benefit package of health, dental, and life insurance. A Simple IRA is provided, with an Agency match of up to 3% of base salary. Employees are eligible to participate in the Simple IRA at the first open enrollment following one year of employment. All employees have the opportunity to earn up to 10% of their base salary throughout the fiscal year through a growth incentive program tied to revenue and program metrics being met. Eight paid holidays are provided, along with accrued paid time off of 160 hours for employees with 0-1 years of tenure.

To Apply

Interested candidates may email a resume (including a cover letter) and completed application to Marissa Weaver, Executive Vice President at mweaver@bigbro.com. Questions regarding the position may also be directed to this email address. Date of first consideration is June 22, 2016.
BBBSO is an equal opportunity employer.


Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks,
Job Title: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Date Posted: 6/7/2016

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks (BBBSO) seeks a dynamic and results-oriented CEO to continue to grow our organization and deepen our impact and relevance to the communities we serve. Big Brothers Big Sisters matches children ages 6-18 with volunteer mentors to help children facing adversity achieve measurable outcomes leading to lifelong success. Independent research has proven that our mentoring model has a direct, measurable and lasting impact. Children in our programs are more likely to graduate from high school and less likely to be involved in violence.

Nationally, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America serves more than 200,000 children annually and locally the agency served nearly 650 children in 2015 with a one million budget. In 2015 BBBSO was one of the top 16 agencies out of over 325 agencies nationwide to receive the Gold Standard Award. This award recognizes agencies that have demonstrated exemplarily high achievement and measured quality outcomes for the children and families they serve in their communities.

The CEO of BBBSO will report to the Board of Directors and is responsible for programmatic, fundraising, financial and administrative management of the agency.

The CEO will be expected to play a strong, visible and strategic role in developing and implementing strategic plans to promote growth, impact and long-term sustainability. Effective fundraising, especially with major donors, is an essential part of this job, as is development and management of a talented staff. The CEO will be expected to work closely and productively with the Board of Directors and with active committees engaged in substantive roles in Fund Development and Governance.

The ideal candidate will be an exceptional communicator with a deep commitment to youth development and will possess fund development experience; enthusiasm for developing resources to support the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters; a clear understanding of the value of a broad and diverse volunteer base and how to achieve it; interest and skill in Board and staff development; and the ability to serve as an articulate and persuasive spokesperson for the organization.

The position includes a competitive benefit package of health, dental and life insurance. A Simple IRA is provided, with an Agency match of up to 3% of base salary. Employees are eligible to participate in the Simple IRA at the first open enrollment following one year of employment. All employees have the opportunity to earn up to 10% of their base salary throughout the fiscal year through a growth incentive program tied to revenue and program metrics being met. Eight paid holidays are provided, along with accrued paid time off of 160 hours for employees with 0-1 years of tenure.

For a full job description and to download an application, please visit our website at www.bigbro.com/ceo. Date of first consideration is June 24, 2016.

BBBSO is an equal opportunity employer.


North Point Church
Job Title: Central Services Accountant

Date Posted: 5/16/2016

Job Description

North Point is a simple, strategic, results oriented church focused on reaching people over keeping people. The Accountant will oversee the financial details, processes and procedures of North Point Church. They will serve the church by providing appropriate and accurate accounting records and financial statements for the church and overview the compliance of filing of tax required reporting forms.

Anticipated Part-Time Hours: 25 Hours per week, Monday – Wednesday

Anticipated Full-Time Hours: 40 Hours per week Saturday – Wednesday

Required Results

Finance – General

  1. Work closely with the Leadership Team in establishing budgets.
  2. Work closely with the Leadership Team in developing and implementing accounting policies and procedures.
  3. Organize the preparation of all tax filings for the church and make sure all IRS and governmental obligations are met.
  4. Organize quarterly and annual reporting of self-employment taxes and Form 1099 for contract workers.
  5. Oversee all payroll requirements for salaried and hourly employees including benefits such as pension plans and health insurance
  6. Prepare semi-annual giving statements.
  7. To keep confidential all financial contribution information.
  8. To prepare for and cooperate with those appointed to perform a yearly audit of financial records.

Finance – Regular duties

  1. Responsible for the processing, depositing, recording and disbursement of all church monies in accordance with established accounting principles and policies of the church.
  2. Oversee all bank accounts and banking transactions. Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all financial transactions.
  3. Oversee the processing of accounts payable and make sure they are properly approved and paid in a timely manner.
  4. Prepare weekly and monthly reconciliations between the contributions module and general ledger.
  5. Prepares monthly financial statements including an analysis of actual versus budget results to be reported to the Leadership Team monthly. Anticipate any significant changes to the budget for unexpected expenditures.
  6. Create and maintain capital expenditure documentation including fixed assets
  7. To enter all invoices submitted for payment, cut checks, submit for signature, and prepare for mailing.
  8. To process payroll on a biweekly basis.
  9. To prepare monthly reports for the Church Board and individual ministry teams.
  10. To perform other necessary and related work as may be assigned.


Desired Background

  1. A minimum of an associate’s degree in accounting from an accredited educational institution.
  2. Practical experience in fund‐based accounting and account reconciliation.
  3. A demonstrated Christian faith commitment.
  4. Demonstrated proficiency in computer skills including MS Word, Excel and Access, and specific fund‐ based accounting software.
  5. Attention to detail and precision in account reconciliation and report generation.
  6. A commitment to good interpersonal relationships, teamwork and support of church ministries.
  7. A commitment to confidentiality regarding all account records, both of the church and staff, and the members.
  8. Solid understanding of creating financial statements, general ledger coding, journal entries and bank reconciliations.
  9. 3+ year’s experience working in accounting.

Required Attitudes

Team player, positive attitude, high commitment to the local church, willingness to learn and be self-motivated, willingness to do whatever it takes, contributor, not a consultant, prefers a fast and flexible work environment.

If you are confident you fit the bill, we want to talk to you.

Application Instructions:
Send your application packet here.

  1. Take some tests:
    1. Strengthsfinder 2.0 (Purchase and read the book and take the test. Don’t buy a used book – the code to take the test is only valid for a single use.)
    2. DISC Leadership Profile (Pay online, click through any browser warnings – no worries it’s all good.)
    3. Myers Briggs Assessment
  2. Self discovery: Complete this Work History and Self Assessment form. Make sure to include the results from the tests completed in step 1.
  3. Assemble your application packet.

Your finished application packet should include the following:

  1. Resume including at least 3 references
  2. Work History and Self Assessment form including test scores
  3. Send it in!
    Make sure you’ve completed each of the steps we won’t consider any applications that are not complete. Send it here.


Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau
Job Title: Parish Campaign Director

Date Posted: 5/9/2016

Full-Time Temporary Position (7-8 months)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of annual, major and/or capital giving programs (helpful, but not necessary)
  • Valid driver’s license

Organization

The Diocese of Springfield–Cape Girardeau spreads across 39 counties in southern Missouri. It contains over 25,000 square miles. The diocese consists of 66 parishes, 18 missions and 4 chapels. Its sacred purpose is for Catholics in the diocese to joyfully live their Catholic faith as intentional disciples, leading all to a full life in Jesus Christ.

Accountability: Director of Development and Properties & Campaign Consultant

Office Location: The Catholic Center, Springfield, MO

Responsibilities

  • Travel throughout southern Missouri (75%)
  • Assist in the implementation of parish campaigns in southern Missouri
  • Work with pastors, parish secretaries and volunteers in parishes
  • Help develop prospect list in parishes
  • Draft various campaign letters and other communications in assigned parishes
  • Prepare bulletin announcements in assigned parishes
  • Monitor campaign plans and strategies on the parish level
  • Assist in training volunteers in assigned parishes
  • Monitor campaign progress in assigned parishes
  • Provide campaign progress reports to the Director of Development and Properties and to the campaign consultant
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Director of Development and Properties and by the campaign consultant

Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience

Deadline: Resumes are due by 4:00pm on Friday, May 27, 2016.

Direct inquiries to:
Dr. Gene Aug, The Catholic Center, 601 South Jefferson, Springfield, MO 65806 gaug@dioscg.org


Springfield Ballet
Job Title: Office Manager

Date Posted: 3/21/2016

Salary: Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Status: NON-VARAIBLE-requiring hours of service that would average at least 30 hours of service per week (Full Time)

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., some degree of flexibility with hours/days (approximately 35 hours per week); some weekends required.

Mission Statement: Springfield Ballet, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the art of ballet through premier education, performance, outreach and collaboration.

Core Values: Commitment, Professionalism, Knowledge, Respect, Excellence, Confidence, Discipline

Job Summary: Reporting directly to the Executive Director, Office Manager serves as the first point of contact for all Springfield Ballet customers and provides necessary marketing and media support for all school, development, and administrative activities of Springfield Ballet, Inc. The Office Manager works closely with the Artistic & School Director, the Associate Director and the School Faculty to achieve goals related to the productions and school.

Experience: Experience in working on marketing campaigns and creating promotional materials preferred but not required. Clerical experience, customer service and/or fundraising experience desirable. Graphic design experience desired.

Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. required. College and arts background necessary. Preferably having or working on a degree in marketing, public relations, arts administration or similar.

Technical Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook and Publisher. Working knowledge of media production including video editing. Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and preferably Adobe Illustrator. Ability to operate and maintain a personal computer and telephone system. Ability to learn and operate Danceworks software. Ability to learn and operate basic functions of QuickBooks software.

Work Environment: Must be willing and able to adapt to change in a dynamic work environment with moderate noise level. Must demonstrate pleasant demeanor when working with varied constituencies and personalities, including working as a part of a team-oriented work environment. Individual should be creative, outgoing, self-motivated, organized, and pay attention to detail. Strong time-management and communication skills required. Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Individual should be able to suggest marketing and public relations strategies to grow and build audiences for events and productions.

Essential Job Functions/Specific Job Duties:

  • Adhere to mission, vision, and values of Springfield Ballet. Adhere to all policies and procedures for Springfield Ballet as set forth by Springfield Ballet’s Board of Directors (SBBOD).
  • Manage office projects as assigned.
  • Participate in school registration each semester. Accept new enrollments, enter and maintain data in Danceworks software.
  • Manage customer database(s).
  • Maintain a clean, organized front office area as well as waiting areas and common hallways in the Creamery Arts Center (after Springfield Ballet usage).
  • Collect, enter, and process select customer payments into QuickBooks.
  • Set up tuition payment plans in QuickBooks. Process monthly statements.
  • Serve as direct contact for parents/customers and as liaison between staff and customers as necessary.
  • Secure new program sponsorships and in-kind donations for special events by cold calling area businesses and following up as necessary.
  • Create and disseminate monthly e-newsletter in Constant Contact. Work with staff to develop and edit content.
  • Maintain event calendar, community event calendars and website content. Ensure all information is up-to-date and accurate.
  • Serve as a staff liaison to the Springfield Ballet Guild.
  • Create promotional materials as assigned for creative projects including but not limited to: productions, special events and Springfield Ballet School.
  • Develop and maintain all social media projects to help grow and continue to develop Springfield Ballet’s audiences for events and grow registration for Springfield Ballet’s school.
  • Develop video and other media materials for marketing campaigns and for grant materials.
  • Other duties as necessary and/or as assigned.

Other Physical and/or Special Requirements:

  • Working on computer for long periods of time.
  • Sitting for long periods of time.
  • Some car travel required (to events, to run errands, etc.).
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs when moving boxes and supplies for special events.

A job description does not list the entire job duties a supervisor or manager may occasionally ask an employee to perform. An employee’s evaluation is based, in part, upon their performance of tasks listed and other duties that may be assigned. Management reserves the right to revise the job description from time to time. This job description is not a contract of employment, and either the employee or the employer may terminate the job at any time for any reason. Individual will be required to perform the essential functions of this position, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Interested applicants should send the below Springfield Ballet application, cover letter and resume to:

Evan Bennett
Executive Director 
ebennett@springfieldballet.org