Employment Opportunities

To apply: Send cover letter and resume to dstadler@mattierhodes.org or fax to the attention of David Stadler.

Contact: David Stadler
Phone: 816-471-2536
Fax: 816-471-2521
Email: dstadler@mattierhodes.org


Posting:  1/20/15

Job Title:  Youth Engagement Specialist, Arts


Job Summary:
The Youth Engagement Specialist, Arts is responsible for implementing various agency and community-based programs within the Community Programs and Cultural Arts area. The Specialist will assist in implementing applicable school, agency, youth development, and grant regulations/standards into agency activities. The primary functions of the position are to (1) plan, supervise, and carry out educational, recreational, cultural, or other programs in art, (2) demonstrate the techniques and instruct in one or more of the arts/recreation or (3) perform other functions requiring knowledge and skill in one or more art forms. The Youth Engagement Specialist, Arts will provide supervision of youth attending in/out of school programs and scheduled classes/workshops located at their assigned Mattie Rhodes location or off-site as applicable. While the Youth Engagement Specialist, Arts will primarily deliver arts integrated youth development programming, this professional may also provide support at additional youth development, agency, or community-based events. This position will also contribute to the implementation of the agency’s strategic initiatives. The responsibilities of this position require a flexible work schedule.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Art, social services or related field or at least one year of experience working with youth in formal and/or informal learning environments.
  • Demonstration of skills in youth development practices including, but not limited to, the integration of cultural arts in programming.
  • Ability to demonstrate patience and compassion in working with youth.
  • Ability to prioritize and think clearly in crisis situations.
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Flexibility and the ability to work independently and cooperate well in groups.
  • Experience working with diverse urban populations.
  • Knowledge of community and resources.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Computer literate with MS office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) preferred.
  • Spanish fluency is a plus, but not required.
Type:  Part-Time

Salary and Benefits:  Commensurate with experience.  EOE

Deadline:  Until filled

Posting:  1/20/15

Job Title:  Clinical Therapist (Family Violence Program)

Job Summary:
The primary responsibilities of the Clinical Therapist (Family Violence Program) include providing therapy to survivors of intimate partner violence, completing required agency documentation, and required direct service hours. In addition, this position is responsible for participating in program development and evaluation. This is an exempt position and flexibility in work schedule is required, including some evening hours.

Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree of Social Work or Counseling degree or LCSW OR LPC eligibility. Experience working with survivors of intimate partner violence within a therapeutic setting preferred.
  • Counseling skills to include strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency required in the ability to communicate in Spanish and English as well as have an in-depth understanding of the Latino culture and cultural competence
  • Ability to communicate with clinical supervisor, counselors and other professionals and to observe professional boundaries both with participants and other professionals.
  • Computer Literate within MS Office products including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Type:  Full-Time

Salary and Benefits:  Commensurate with experience.  EOE

Deadline:  Until filled

Posting:  01/20/15

Job Title:  Bilingual Intake Coordinator

Job Summary:
The Intake Coordinator is responsible for the monitoring of all aspects of enrollment and eligibility into Mattie Rhodes Center’s Behavioral Health program. This position will be the initial contact with behavioral health participants and as such will complete interviews to determine severity, need, and assess for participant’s eligibility for third party payment resources such as Medicaid. This position will interact daily with the Family Services and Support Department which includes supervisor, case managers and therapists. Flexibility in work schedule is required.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree of Social Work or equivalent with relevant experience.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish and English as well as have an in-depth understanding of the Latino culture and cross-cultural competence.
  • Commitment to cultural competency and trauma informed care in provision of services and organizational development.
  • Ability to communicate with clinical supervisor, counselors and other professionals and to observe professional boundaries both with participants and other professionals.
  • Requires excellent customer service skills and superior communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Computer Literate within MS Office products including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Type:  Full-Time

Salary and Benefits:  Commensurate with experience.  EOE

Deadline:  Until filled