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:  4/08/15

Job Title:  Human Resource Associate

Job Summary:
The primary responsibility of the Human Resource Associate is to support the mission and vision of Mattie Rhodes Center through the creation/maintenance of a culture of engagement, compliance and organizational effectiveness. The responsibilities of this position are multidimensional and include the maintenance of a variety of employee related functions including staffing, benefits, compensation, legal compliance, and employment policy. In addition, incumbent will assist in the agency maintenance of national accreditation. This position is a nonexempt position and maintains a flexible schedule within reason.

Qualifications:

  • Associate of Arts Degree in business or related field. Bachelor’s degree in Business or equivalent in education or experience preferred.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills with ability to work in a team environment with changing priorities.
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel, Windows and PowerPoint).
  • Must be able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Previous experience in a not-for-profit organization preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Spanish preferred, but not required.

  • Type:
      Part-Time

    Salary and Benefits:  Commensurate with experience.  EOE

    Deadline:  Until filled



    Posting:  4/08/15
     
    Job Title:  Director of Youth Recreation

    Job Summary:
    The Director of Youth Recreation will serve as the inaugural operational and personnel director for the expansion of the Soccer for Success (SFS) program. SFS is the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s innovative youth development program that uses soccer as a tool to combat childhood obesity and promote healthy lifestyles for children in low-income urban communities. MRC will bring this program to 800 school children by Spring of 2016. The Director will function as part of a team and will work with the Vice President of Community Programs and Cultural Arts, Site Coordinators, Coaches and program partners to lead the implementation of all aspects of this after-school program, as well as work toward implementation of a neighborhood based youth soccer league, the Northeast Youth Soccer League (NEYSL). This position will also contribute to the implementation of the agency’s strategic initiatives and uphold accreditation standards. This is an exempt position which maintains flexibility in schedule due to the nature of the work. Funding to support this position is only guaranteed for one year (12 months).

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Services or related field, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Fundraising and grant writing experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in meeting program outcomes.
  • Demonstrated experience in program implementation and personnel management.
  • Experience in coaching, teaching or informal education.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Creativity, flexibility and strong character values necessary.
  • Marketing and public relations experience.
  • Experience working with diverse urban populations.
  • Commitment to cultural competency in provision of services and organizational development.
  • Ability to communicate proficiently in Spanish and English preferred.

  • Type:  Full-Time

    Salary and Benefits:  Commensurate with experience.  EOE

    Deadline:  Until filled


    Posting:  4/10/15

    Job Title:  Clinical Supervisor


    Job Summary:
    The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for providing clinical supervision, support and guidance to identified staff members and interns. In addition, this position is responsible for participating in program development and evaluation. Travel is required among all MRC sites. This position will also contribute to the implementation of Mattie Rhodes Center’s strategic initiatives. This position is an exempt position and flexibility in work schedule is required.

    Qualifications:

  • Master's degree of Social Work or Counseling with LCSW OR LPC licensure.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in the provision of clinical supervision. Five to 10 years preferred.
  • Counseling skills to include strong interpersonal skills. A minimum of five years counseling experience preferred.
  • Ability to communicate VP of Family Services and Support, therapists / counselors and other professionals and to observe professional boundaries both with participants and other professionals.
  • Ability to travel locally with a valid drivers’ license and automobile insurance.
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish and English as well as have an in-depth understanding of the Latino culture and cross-cultural competence preferred.

  • Type:  Full-Time

    Salary and Benefits:  Commensurate with experience.  EOE

    Deadline:  Until filled


    Posting:  4/21/15

    Job Title:  Bilingual Care Coordinator


    Job Summary:
    The primary responsibility of the Care Coordinator will be to provide education and outreach to the community regarding mental health related issues such as depression, anxiety, and service access. This positions primary focus of outreach and education will be in the Argentine area of Kansas City, KS. This position will work with elementary/middle/high schools, PTAs, churches, community groups to educate and reduce access to barriers to services. Additional responsibilities will include mobilizing and developing training; the planning and development of community activities; maintaining and establishing community relations; writing necessary grant reports; and collecting necessary outcome data. The Care Coordinator will work to maintain the mission and vision of Mattie Rhodes Center. This position is a nonexempt position and requires the employee to maintain a flexible schedule.

    Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate fluently in Spanish and English (oral, verbal and written communications). Translation and interpretation experience preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in social services or related field.
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel, Windows and PowerPoint).
  • Must be able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Previous experience in a not-for-profit organization preferred.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Detail oriented.

  • Type:  Part-Time

    Salary and Benefits:  Commensurate with experience.  EOE

    Deadline:  Until filled


    Posting:  4/21/15

    Job Title:  Bilingual Victim Advocate


    Job Summary:
    The Victim Advocate for the ¡Sí, Se Puede! program will conduct education, intervention, and advocacy activities with immigrant victims of domestic violence and related crimes (i.e., sexual violence, child abuse and stalking); network with community partners in order to enhance the survivors’ access to meaningful and culturally-competent services enhancing survivor’s safety, healing opportunities, and justice. This position is also responsible for participating in program development/evaluation and will contribute to the implementation of the agency’s strategic initiatives. This position is a non-exempt position and flexibility in work schedule is required. Duties may be performed off agency premises and may require transporting agency participants to services.

    Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate fluently in Spanish and English (oral, verbal and written communications).
  • Undergraduate degree with emphasis in human behavior and/or services.
  • Strengths-based, person-centered, and trauma informed approach to services.
  • Clear understanding of confidentiality and a strong sense of professionalism.
  • Willingness to contribute to the ¡Sí, Se Puede! team approach to services.
  • Willingness to participate in trainings required for the position (Basic Domestic Violence Advocacy and Sexual Assault Advocacy Trainings, along with other continued educational requirements) offered through KCSDV as well as other funder-required trainings.
  • One year experience in human services. Two years or more of experience within a nonprofit agency completing duties similar to those outlined preferred.
  • Knowledge of community and resources. Knowledge of local courts, law enforcement and immigration law as they relate to domestic violence preferred.
  • Interest and affinity with population of primary focus.
  • Ability to prioritize and think clearly in crisis situations.
  • Ability to communicate with Program Coordinator, counselors and other professionals and to observe professional boundaries both with participants and other professionals.
  • Have in-depth understanding of Latino culture, including an appreciation of its strengths.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with culturally diverse staff and populations.
  • Be self-directive in managing time management and work load, while open to seeking guidance from supervisor or technical assistance, as needed.
  • Experience in organizing and making community presentations and/or facilitating workshops preferred.

  • Type:  Full-Time

    Salary and Benefits:  Commensurate with experience.  EOE

    Deadline:  Until filled