Employment

It’s hard to find work more satisfying than the ministry of rescue, of helping the homeless, hungry, and hurting find new life and transformation. It’s truly eternal work!

The Phoenix Rescue Mission has been serving the community’s homeless and working poor since 1952. Employees are expected to commit to the precepts in our Statement of Faith and to help the Mission fulfill its Mission Statement, Vision Statement, and Values shown below.

Our hope for you is that you find working at the Mission not only enjoyable but also fulfilling as we walk in Christ’s footsteps, helping our brothers and sisters in need. Come join us in our work of rescue!

Current Job Openings

POSITION SUMMARY

This position specializes in the application of Christ-centered individual and group counseling to persons who are seeking recovery from substance/chemical dependency, domestic violence, and/or other life-controlling problems. Position is responsible for supervising and managing performance of counselors, interns and other assigned staff. The Clinical Supervisor functions as a key member of the team and works closely with the Program Directors, Recovery Program Counselors, Interns, and Staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Oversees clinical supervision of Recovery Program Counselors and others as assigned. Provides feedback and acts as a resource to group on counseling matters. Conducts performance appraisals of assigned staff.
  • Oversees and Assists in the Orientation of all incoming Counseling Interns.
  • Provides 1 hour of weekly supervision to Counseling Interns and periodically sits in on sessions as an evaluation tool.
  • Supervises Recovery Program Counselors and Interns as they conduct an initial assessment of clients to gather, analyze and synthesize the data to formulate a treatment plan.
  • In special cases when clinical expertise is needed, provides screening assessments to potential clients in RAP for eligibility and appropriateness for program participation or for referral to other agencies.
  • In special cases when clinical expertise is needed, counsels Aftercare clients using various counseling theories, approaches, and methods to establish and maintain an effective counselor-client relationship and facilitate the client’s engagement in the Aftercare program.
  • Conducts periodic re-assessments of Aftercare clients to gather, analyze and synthesize the data; adjust/modify the treatment plan as appropriate.
  • Supervises the Recovery Program Counselors and Interns while they monitor the progress of clients in their Recover Care Plan and their readiness for successful phase transitions, graduation, and participation in after-care programs.
  • Monitors Recovery Program Counselors and Interns client notes as they maintain accurate records in a professional manner; i.e., are kept in accordance with standards within the chemical dependency counseling field.
  • Approves Seminars and Conferences for the Recovery Program Counselors and Staff as well as prepares and presents educational classes, vocational skills classes, and other classes or trainings as required.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree and Independent License with the AZ Board of Behavioral Health Examiners (LPC, LMFT, LCSW) required
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a faith based social service program
  • Demonstrated experience supervising professionals in a social service setting preferred

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and actions
  • Professional experience in prevention, crisis intervention, education and treatment required
  • Professional expertise and experience with alcohol/substance required
  • Ability to coach and mentor other professionals
  • Successful internal and external working relationships
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of non-profit health and human services for homeless populations serving men, women and children
  • Trustworthy with confidential material and information
  • A command of all Microsoft Office applications used by the mission
  • Professional manner, appearance and communications
  • Flexible schedule, position may require some evening and weekend work
  • Must meet and maintain the requirements of being an approved driver and driving a personal vehicle on PRM business.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel or crouch.  The employee will often lift and/ or move up to 15 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@phoenixrescuemission.org

POSITION SUMMARY:

As a member of the Leadership Team, the Director of Finance and Accounting works in collaboration with the CEO to set the Organization’s financial policies and direction. Will lead financial administration, business planning, and budgeting functions. The position prepares and communicates financial reports and statements to the CEO, Finance Committee, Audit Committee and Board of Directors as required. Manages the Finance and Accounting staff and ensure proper functioning in accordance with GAAP and non-profit requirements. Oversees risk management and all corporate insurance policies. Models the organization’s values and exhibits a credible Christian witness and lifestyle.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Partner with the CEO on all financial and strategic issues as they arise.
  • Provide strategic recommendations to the CEO based on financial analysis and projections, cost identification and allocation and revenue/expense analysis.
  • Participate in the ongoing strategic planning process as an integral member of the Leadership Team.
  • Oversee long-term budgetary planning and cost management in alignment with PRM’s strategic plan.
  • Engage the Stewardship Committee of the Board around issues, trends, and changes in the operating model and operational delivery of PRM services.
  • Oversees the implementation of budgets, and provide reporting to the Leadership Team monthly on their cost codes of which they are responsible.
  • Ensure that Finance and Accounting staff maintain the record systems in accordance to GAAP and monitor the use of all funds.
  • Oversees capital changes in acquisitions and retirement of debts and assets.
  • Oversee risk management and all corporate insurance policies.
  • Administers and develops pertinent finance and accounting policies and procedures to ensure proper use of PRM assets
  • Oversee the preparation and approval of all financial reporting materials and metrics for funding organizations and the Board of Directors; prepare and communicate monthly and annual financial statements by the 15th or each month.
  • Manage cash flow and forecasting; direct all financial, project-based, and departmental accounting
  • Coordinate all audit activities; develop reports to the Stewardship Committee
  • Develop and manager direct staff in the Accounting/Finance Department
  • Direct and oversee the filing of all legal, regulatory and compliance documents.
  • Initiate, develop and maintain cooperative relationships with key constituencies and partners.
  • Manage relationships with City, County and State government departments to ensure compliance and protect investments provided by government agency contracts.
  • A solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and actions.
  • Lead and participate in devotions, prayers or other organizational activities that promote a credible Christian witness and lifestyle.
  • Agreement and compliance with the Statement of Faith of PRM.
  • Must meet and maintain the requirements of being an approved driver and driving a personal vehicle on PRM business.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Active CPA
  • Non-Profit financial/accounting experience – minimum 5 years
  • Broad finance experience and management – minimum 10 years
  • Experience gathering and evaluating financial information and making actionable recommendations to CEO; and to Board at the discretion of the CEO.
  • Demonstrated excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, controls, and reporting
  • Experience in multi-facility financial management preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee will frequently use computer systems, keyboards to function in the Director of Finance & Accounting position. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must frequently life and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to focus.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@phoenixrescuemission.org

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Food Service Coordinator assists with the oversight of the kitchen operations for a designated Center. Responsible for meal preparation, cooking, training and supervising Ministry Trainee and program clients on the kitchen operational functions.

The Food Service Coordinator ensures all policy and procedures related to food production and serving are followed consistently.

The Food Service Coordinator provides on-going feedback to Manager regarding operational needs and deficiencies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordinates with Manager on the preparation and delivery of meals being served using established production procedures and processes
  • Responsible for the production of meals and quality control of all food served on campus.
  • Responsible for training and oversight of program clients and Ministry Trainees on food service functions including recipes and sanitation processes; may provide instruction in ServSafe food safety coursework
  • In conjunction with Manager is responsible for receiving and processing all GIK food donations with a keen attention to detail as needed
  • Serves as the main point of contact on day to day activities for any client or volunteers working in the kitchen; ensures compliance to menu, recipes and daily prep standards
  • Maintains proper food and supply inventories; orders any food or supplies needed to ensure meals are completed timely and accurately
  • Responsible for communicating with necessary departments regarding facilities, IT, equipment and volunteer needs
  • Ensures compliance with established sanitation standards, personal hygiene and health standards, including proper food preparation and handling techniques
  • Lead or participate in devotions, prayers or other organization activities that promote a credible Christian witness and lifestyle.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of two to four years experience working in a food production or kitchen environment or one year of experience working in the PRM kitchen environment
  • Knowledge of food handling protocols
  • Possession of ServSafe Food Management Certification or able to obtain within 60 days of employment
  • Experience training in a classroom or on-the-job environment preferred

SKILLS:

  • A solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and actions
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively organize, prioritize and meet deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Ability to initiate and follow through on all assignments, with attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability of coordinating activities and others; ability to relate to a variety of people in a responsible and cooperative manner.
  • Ability to efficiently coordinate PRM resources, working effectively with management, staff and volunteers
  • Work independently as well as work effectively in a team environment; ability to adapt to a constantly changing client and volunteer staffing
  • Must be reliable and punctual
  • Command of all Microsoft Office applications and databases used by the mission
  • Must meet and maintain the requirements of being an approved driver of PRM vehicle for PRM business

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, taste or smell.  The employee will often lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@phoenixrescuemission.org

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Lead Teacher I is responsible for providing Christ- centered infant, pre-school, and/or after-school care and education services (including developmental services) to children of clients.

The Lead Teacher I is responsible for working closely with on-site team members, the mothers or legal guardians of children, and community-based partners, as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Serve as the primary caregiver to children in the classroom and assign Assistant Teacher duties as needed
  • Model a consistent Christ-centered life to children, team members and clients and develop an atmosphere of Christian community in the classroom
  • Maintain a consistent routine of meals, naps, quiet time and play that encourage the development of self-help skills
  • Speak with children in a positive, courteous manner and listening to children with attention and respect
  • Promote problem-solving through open-ended questions and suggestions
  • Promote self-regulation and utilize best practice in socio-emotional development in working with children at risk for developmental delays and trauma-related challenges
  • Develop and post a weekly classroom lesson plan, including challenging and developmentally appropriate activities in response to children’s changing needs, interests and skills
  • Ensure lesson plans, materials and activity schedules are developmentally appropriate, consistent with best practices and meet or exceed relevant accreditation and AZ Early Learning/Infant Toddler Developmental Guidelines standards
  • Perform ongoing formal and informal assessment of each child’s development and maintain a portfolio for each child
  • Develop individual learning objectives for each child based upon assessment
  • Support classroom goals as well as goals for individual children and ensuring action plans are consistently implemented.
  • Observe children to modify and enrich the learning environment
  • Actively participate in and reinforce children’s play
  • Encourage responsibility and independence in children as they are ready
  • Maintain a clean and organized classroom, adhering to all regulatory requirements
  • Direct Assistant Teacher with clear and respectful direction and feedback

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • AA or BS degree in early childhood education, child development or a closely related field preferred
  • Minimum two year experience in licensed childcare setting required
  • Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card in good standing required
  • Pursuing a minimum of 12 early childhood credits
  • Experience with children exposed to homelessness and witnessing domestic abuse preferred
  • A minimum of 6 months childcare classroom experience with ages 0-5 preferred
  • Undergraduate college classes in education preferred
  • Child Development Associate certification preferred

SKILLS:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Ability to keep children engaged and under control.
  • Ability to function optimally amongst the complexities of a large pre-school and after-school program for children at risk for developmental delay and trauma-related academic challenges
  • Exhibits strong active listening skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.
  • Ability and willingness to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Must be familiar with mandatory reporting requirement of adult and child abuse/neglect and HIPAA requirements.
  • Must meet and maintain the requirements of being an approved driver and driving a personal vehicle on PRM business
  • A solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and action

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is required to use hands and fingers, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, taste or smell.  The employee will often lift and/ or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@phoenixrescuemission.org

POSITION SUMMARY

The Legacy Gift Officer will manage Phoenix Rescue Mission’s planned giving opportunities endowment building strategies.

The Legacy Gift Officer will develop and execute a legacy giving plan that is fully integrated with all appropriate aspects of Phoenix Rescue Mission’s multi-faceted donor and constituent marketing and communications strategies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Identify, cultivate and solicit planned gifts by building long-term relationships through personal visits, phone and written correspondence.
  • Manage and develop an annual integrated legacy giving marketing program and associated campaigns with all aspects of Phoenix Rescue Mission’s donor and constituent marketing and communications activities. Manage and strategically leverage annual budget for integrated marketing plan.
  • Develop and update all appropriate legacy giving collateral and marketing materials including but not limited to print materials (brochure, specialized newsletter, planned giving tool kit, etc.) and digital / online legacy giving content and resources.
  • Develop and regularly update online content and resources supporting all legacy giving activities including wills & estate plans, trusts, charitable gift annuities, etc. Utilize and manage content for an appropriate online planned giving back-end system such as Crescendo or a similar web-based tool on behalf of Phoenix Rescue Mission.
  • Steward donors in the Mission’s Circle of Grace, who have committed to leaving a legacy to the Phoenix Rescue Mission.
  • Monitor and track on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis all key performance indicators (KPIs) related to Phoenix Rescue Mission’s legacy giving program, including but not limited to contacts, planned gift prospects and pipeline, CGA prospects and pipeline, allied professional partners / relationships, etc.
  • Develop key and strategic relationships on behalf of Phoenix Rescue Mission for a legacy giving advisory council including relationships with attorneys, certified financial planners, insurance agents and other relevant allied professionals. Manage, cultivate, build and deepen relationships with relevant allied professionals.
  • Conduct public group presentations and individual/household meetings on a regular basis to promote and build awareness of Phoenix Rescue Mission’s legacy giving program.
  • Develop specific annual and seasonal marketing strategies to build and grow a charitable gift annuity program on behalf of Phoenix Rescue Mission.
  • Ensure that legacy giving options and opportunities are integrated and incorporated wherever, whenever and however is most appropriate with presentations conducted by other Phoenix Rescue Mission staff and volunteer representations (e.g., donor/volunteer campus tours, church presentations, volunteer orientations/trainings, special events, etc.).
  • Provide technical expertise and conduct joint-donor contacts whenever appropriate with solicitor-assigned donors (e.g., assigned to major gift officers) and relationships managed by Phoenix Rescue Mission senior leadership.
  • Maintain professional certifications and ongoing professional development as necessary to support a robust legacy giving program on behalf of Phoenix Rescue Mission.
  • Lead or participate in devotions, prayers or other organization activities that promote a credible Christian witness and lifestyle.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum two years’ experience supervising fund raising professionals
  • Minimum five years planned giving experience, preferably in an integrated marketing environment
  • Demonstrated success in working collaboratively and positively with other fundraising staff and success in relationship building with strategic external allied professionals.
  • Demonstrated writing and grammatical competency.
  • Demonstrated experience and competency with Crescendo or a similar back-end planned/legacy giving technology solution, as well as Raiser’s Edge or a similar donor database system.

SKILLS:

  • A solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and actions
  • Maintain the highest levels of professional practice and standards including donor privacy and confidentiality. Avoid any and all situations involving conflict of interest or personal financial benefit.
  • Maintain professional appearance and professional business attire in the office and in any external meetings and activities that involve representation of Phoenix Rescue Mission.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office computer programs, including Outlook.
  • Must meet and maintain the requirements of being an approved driver and driving a personal vehicle on PRM business.
  • Flexible schedule, position may require some weekend or evening responsibilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel or crouch.  The employee will occasionally lift and/ or move up to 15 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@phoenixrescuemission.org

POSITION SUMMARY

The Mission Sharing Assistant is responsible for helping coordinate several aspects of the Mission Sharing Program; serves as one of the points of contact for Mission Sharing programs and activities; assists in coordinating the distribution of quality food and other in-kind resources to program clients at assigned center and in the surrounding community; and conducts outreach to the surrounding community to increase access to our services and recruit volunteers.

The Mission Sharing Assistant will help verify that all client-level and other program data are properly recorded. This involves working with volunteers ensuring knowledge and skills required to enter information into the program database and making certain that data is entered in a timely manner.

The Mission Sharing Assistant may be assigned to a single center or work at multiple centers based on need.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assure all service recipients are recorded in the PRM database in an accurate and timely manner
  • Operate mobile pantry services in conjunction with churches and other community partners
  • Conduct outreach to recruit clients and volunteers
  • Assist in training and developing ministry trainees and servant leadership trainees who are assigned to the Mission Sharing Program.
  • Complete administrative tasks as assigned or associated with Mission Sharing including e-mail correspondence, telephone calls, reporting, data entry, calendaring, etc.
  • Oversee the packing and distribution of food and other GIK supplies for distribution
  • May be responsible for opening and/or closing center for service

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One year experience coordinating Ministry programs, Volunteer Management and/or community events
  • A current Arizona Food Handlers card or able to obtain within 30 days of employment

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and actions
  • Ability to efficiently coordinate resources, working effectively with management, staff and volunteers
  • Ability to plan, schedule, organize and conduct activities and maintain an organized calendar
  • Can maintain composure in stressful situations, effectively dealing with difficult or emotional situations appropriately
  • Effective oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate record of reliability and attendance
  • Trustworthy with confidential material and information
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); program database experience preferred
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, volunteers, agencies or members of the community
  • Must meet and maintain the requirements of being an approved driver and driving a personal vehicle on PRM business
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish strongly preferred
  • Flexible schedule, position requires work on some evening and weekends

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, taste or smell. The employee will often lift and/ or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and can sometimes get loud. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@phoenixrescuemission.org

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for conducting case management assessments on community, shelter and program clients developing individual service plans, and assisting for proper program placement.

Coordinating the delivery of support services for clients such as medical, legal and ancillary to remove potential obstacles and enhance the potential for client success.

Monitors client progress towards achieving service plan goals, conducts regular plan reviews and adjusts as necessary.

Develops and maintains relationships with outside agencies to which clients can be referred.

Works well in a supporting role for program staff coordinating support services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provides a referral for inappropriate applicants to other, more appropriate community agencies and institutions
  • Attends inter-agency meetings and conference as needed and required.
  • Maintains records of medical appointments, court appearances, or other appointments as are required by center procedure and policy.
  • Uses PRM database data, case conference and other methods to identify client needs and appropriate interventions; ensures quality of client data in PRM database
  • Sets case management appointments with clients who are enrolled in a PRM program
  • Prepares and distributes daily appointment record listing the client’s appointments (medical, legal, counseling, etc.).
  • Develops an individualized case plan with each client.
  • Conducts periodic meetings with clients to assess the client’s progress in achieving case plan goals.
  • Develops and administers case management trainings to staff and community partners
  • Attends community events to identify needs and offer services as assigned by Manager
  • Lead or participate in devotions, prayers or other organization activities that promote a credible Christian witness and lifestyle

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or Social Service field preferred.
  • 4 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required performing case management in a similar setting required.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability and willingness to initiate and follow through on all assignments, with attention to detail.
  • Ability and willingness to keep supervisor well-informed of current activities, problems, and situations on a timely basis.
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations, to effectively deal with difficult situations, to effectively deal with clients and volunteers appropriately and to tactfully handle upset or irritated individuals.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Proficient in use of computer programs, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability and willingness to serve a disadvantaged population with dignity and respect.
  • Ability and willingness to keep confidential material and information confidential.
  • A solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and actions
  • Must meet and maintain the requirements of being an approved driver and driving a personal vehicle on PRM business
  • Flexible schedule, position may require some weekend or evening responsibilities.
  • Fluency in speaking Spanish a plus.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel or crouch.  The employee will often lift and/ or move up to 15 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@phoenixrescuemission.org

POSITION SUMMARY

The Child Therapist is responsible for Christ-centered clinical care management of each child and functions as a key member of the team.

The Child Therapist works closely with each child, the child’s mother, and the mother’s assigned counselor. In addition, they will work closely with school staff, child care staff, teachers, counselors, administration, and community agency personnel.

This Child Therapist will also focus on the individual and group counseling of adult clients on campus seeking recovery as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Perform children’s individual and group counseling utilizing therapy modalities, and coordination of complimentary community based services as appropriate
  • Perform assessment of each child once admitted to the program, works in collaboration with Childcare Supervisor for assessment of 0-5 age children.
  • Perform family counseling sessions as needed in collaboration with mother’s assigned counselor
  • Create, monitor and fulfill treatment plan for each school age child on campus and age 0-5 as needed.
  • Maintains accurate records and client notes in a professional manner; ensures all client information is kept in accordance with established standards.
  • Scheduling and coordination of after school programs, activities for school breaks, and school holidays in collaboration with case management staff for school age children.
  • Actively participate in any discipline issues regarding children on campus coming from the school or on-campus events / behaviors.
  • Coordinate care of child with case managers and the counselor of the child’s mother to ensure total wellness for the family.
  • Coordinate collaborative agency representatives to deliver on-site services as needed.
  • Serves as Counselor on Call on a rotating basis to resolve client programmatic issues.
  • Provides corrective measures, guidance and instruction to adult clients as a part of the clinical team.
  • Prepares and presents educational and other classes/groups as required
  • Conducts assessment of clients applying for leadership roles within the Transformation Program
  • Participates in client discharge process as necessary
  • Conduct initial assessment, formulate an appropriate treatment plan, and provide counseling to adult clients as needed.
  • Monitors adult client’s progress and assesses their readiness for phase transitions, graduation and participation in after-care programs as needed.
  • Actively participates in center activities such as client Baptism and Graduation
  • Lead or participate in devotions, prayers or other organization activities that promote a credible Christian witness and lifestyle.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 1 year clinical experience working with children who have experienced trauma, exposure to DV, drug use and or separation from their parents. Preferred 2+ years’ experience with this population.
  • Minimum Master’s degree in human services field such as counseling, social work, addictions, marriage and family therapy.
  • Minimum Associate licensure in the state of Arizona in counseling, addictions, social work, or marriage and family therapy. Committed to attain full licensure within two years of attaining associate level licensure. Preferred Independent licensure in the state of Arizona in the above mentioned disciplines.
  • Preferred 1+ years’ experience working with adults recovering from substance abuse, DV, trauma and or mental health.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and actions
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Excellent  active listening skills
  • Must be familiar with Federal and State laws regarding client confidentiality and mandatory reporting
  • Knowledge of other agencies that provide social services for children’s, women, and families within Maricopa County
  • Knowledge of non-profit health and human services agencies that serve the homeless (men, women and children) in Maricopa County
  • Successful internal and external working relationships
  • Excellent networking skills
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as determined by Program needs
  • Current AZ Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card with no restrictions (or eligibility to obtain with no restrictions)
  • Must meet and maintain the requirements of being an approved driver and driving a personal vehicle on PRM business

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, taste or smell.  The employee will often lift and/ or move up to 15 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@phoenixrescuemission.org

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Phoenix Rescue Mission respects, values, and welcomes diversity in the workplace. The Mission will not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of gender/sex, race, color, age, national origin, genetic information, disability status, or any other factor protected by the laws applicable to the Mission.

The Mission will consider requests for reasonable accommodation by applicants or employees with a disability. This policy applies to all areas of employment including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, or other aspects of employment.

Mission Statement

A leading provider of Christ-centered life transforming solutions to persons facing hunger, homelessness, addiction, and trauma.

Vision Statement

Transformed lives transforming our city.

Values

  • Servant Leadership: We highly value and intentionally serve each other, our clients, and our ministry partners, leading by following Christ's example of servant leadership and teamwork.
  • Empowerment: We invest in the spiritual, personal, and professional empowerment of each other, our clients, and our ministry partners; encouraging and equipping each other for successful Christian living.
  • Restoration: We believe that we first exist to glorify God, and with Christ's love, seek to restore persons to a right relationship with God, self, and others.
  • Vision: We were created on purpose, for a purpose. We dream big and don't let fear steal our calling. We allow God to enlarge our dreams.
  • Excellence: We provide excellent services with integrity, achieve exceptional results, impact our community, and are innovative and collaborative in our approach.
  • Stewardship: We are responsible for the time, talents, and treasures entrusted to us by God and our ministry partners and strive to maximize the impact of these resources.