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:  04/17/2014

Job Title:  Financial Controller

Job Summary:
The Financial Controller is responsible for all aspects of the agency's financial records up to and including budgetary and accounting functions. Duties include managing the financial functions of the agency; preparing and managing agency payroll; managing service contracts and purchasing; and supporting the implementation of the agency’s strategic initiatives. The Financial Controller will also participate on the agency’s board finance committee. This position is an exempt position and maintains flexibility in work schedule.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree (Master’s preferred) in finance or accounting
  • Knowledge of financial statements, budgeting processes, and accounting procedures
  • Knowledge and proficiency in QuickBooks accounting software
  • Candidate must be flexible and have the ability to work well both independently and in groups
  • Excellent computer skills required
  • Ability to speak in public settings
  • An in-depth understanding of Hispanic culture, including an appreciation of its strengths
  • Strong writing, editing and communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Autonomy and accountability

Type:  Full-Time

Salary and Benefits:  Commensurate with experience.  EOE

Deadline:  Until filled

Posting:  04/17/2014

Job Title:  Bilingual Community Outreach Advocate/Educator

Job Summary:
The primary responsibility of the Community Outreach Advocate/Educator 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, and community groups to educate and reduce access 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 Community Outreach Advocate/Educator will work to maintain the mission and vision of Mattie Rhodes Center. This position is an exempt position and requires the employee to maintain a flexible schedule.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in social services or related field
  • Demonstrated fluency in English and Spanish
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Spanish
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel, Windows and PowerPoint)
  • Must be able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Knowledge of community and resources
  • Ability to prioritize and think clearly in crisis situations
  • Ability to communicate with supervisor, interns, counselors and other professionals and to observe professional boundaries both with participants and other professionals

Type:  Part-Time

Salary and Benefits:  Commensurate with experience.  EOE

Deadline:  Until filled

Posting:  03/13/2014

Job Title:  Bilingual Substance Abuse Counselor

Job Summary:
The primary responsibilities of this position include providing the following services as described in “Addiction Counseling Competencies –TAP 21.  Responsibilities include: clinical evaluation; treatment planning; referral; service coordination; individual, group, and family counseling; client, family, and community education; and documentation. This position participates in program planning, contract compliance and contributes to the implementation of the Agency’s strategic initiatives. This position is an exempt position and flexibility in work schedule is expected..

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor or Undergraduate degree with emphasis in human behavior and/or Addiction Counseling.
  • Missouri Substance abuse certification RASAC I, II, CSAC I, II, CASAC is preferred.
  • One year experience in substance abuse or human services.
  • Knowledge of community and resources.
  • Interest and affinity with substance abuse problems and Latino population.
  • Ability to prioritize and think clearly in crisis situations.
  • Ability to communicate with Clinical Supervisor and other professionals and to observe boundaries with clients and other professionals.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish and English as well as have an in-depth understanding of Hispanic culture, including an appreciation of its strengths is preferred.
  • Willingness to pursue substance abuse certification if needed.

Type:  Full-Time

Salary and Benefits:  Commensurate with experience.  EOE

Deadline:  Until filled