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:

Responsible for maintenance of all PRM facilities, including machinery, plumbing, electrical systems, heating and cooling, commercial appliance repair and cosmetic upkeep. As well as pairing with base level technicians to grow and enhance skillsets while leading competently to achieve and complete tasks efficiently. Responds to facilities maintenance emergencies when needed by being “on call” during off hours.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Works closely with Facilities Maintenance Supervisor to prioritize, plan, and execute assigned facilities maintenance tasks and projects
  • Leads crew while working on projects or tasks and is an example to entry level technicians
  • Assists Facilities Maintenance Supervisor with training new facilities maintenance technicians and work therapy clients who assist with maintenance projects
  • May perform any or a combination of the following tasks: carpentry, plumbing, masonry, electrical, machine repair, plant layout, painting, HVAC, commercial appliance repair and janitorial
  • Uses hand tools and power tools needed to accomplish the tasks listed above
  • Reads and interprets drawings, sketches, and O.E.M. instructions and specifications as needed
  • Acts as a first responder to after-hours facilities maintenance emergencies when needed
  • Assists in the development skillsets of base level technicians
  • 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; Associates degree or certification from a technical school in facilities, HVAC, plumbing and/or electrical highly desired
  • Minimum three years’ experience in facilities maintenance
  • Experience maintaining buildings, landscaping, and residential units

SKILLS:

  • A solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and actions.
  • Knowledge in operating vehicles, machines or mechanized equipment.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.
  • Strong leadership and teaching capabilities
  • Knowledge of obtaining and seeing the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Focus on safety and following all establishing rules and precautions
  • Knowledge of OSHA requirements
  • Must meet and maintain the requirements of being an approved driver and driving a personal vehicle on PRM business

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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 fingers, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, or crawl. Employee frequently pushes, pulls, lifts, and reaches, occasionally may twist his body. The employee must frequently lift and/or move 50 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  • Cramped workspace, occasionally awkward positions
  • Hot and/or cold temperatures
  • Exposure to contaminants
  • Exposure to hazardous conditions
  • Bright or inadequate light

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 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

This position is responsible for operating the case management system for the Street Outreach program. The Street Outreach Case Manager interfaces with community stakeholders to respond to referrals of homeless individuals, families and encampments and provide service; coordinates the scheduling of outreach activities to ensure target areas are consistently served; connects with and motivates people living on the streets and justice involved persons to strive toward self-sufficiency; assists homeless and justice involved persons in navigating the social service system to identify resources that will help end their homelessness.

The Street Outreach Case Manager is responsible for making sure that all client-level and other program data are properly recorded. This means working with volunteers to ensure they know procedures for recording information; making certain that data is entered in a timely manner; and assisting the supervisor in auditing Street Outreach data.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Encourage homeless and justice involved persons to come into RAP or engage in other programs and services that will help them overcome their life-controlling problems
  • Set goals and develop an individualized case plan with each outreach prospect
  • Assist clients with navigating the social service system in order to obtain documents like identification, social security cards, birth certificates, military discharge paperwork, etc.
  • Conduct assessments on eligible prospects and match them to the appropriate housing intervention using Coordinated Entry System protocols
  • Assist clients in obtaining government benefits such as AHCCCS, SNAP and cash assistance.
  • Work with police officers, prosecutors and judges to set plea agreements for repeat criminal offenders who are willing to enroll in services rather than be prosecuted
  • Attend criminal court and visit jails weekly to discuss resources and program options with diversion prospects
  • Coordinate third party releases for diversion prospects through the court
  • Coordinate participants from court or jail to resources (Phoenix Rescue Mission facility, mental health clinics, treatment programs, etc.)
  • Attend community outreach events to identify needs and offer our services
  • Establish and maintain ongoing relationships with community stakeholders
  • Assist in training and developing ministry trainees, servant leadership trainees and volunteers who are assigned to the Street Outreach Program
  • Attend inter-agency meetings and case conferences as needed
  • Maintain inventory of outreach tools
  • Assist in the strategic planning and implementation of Street Outreach ministries and ministry expansion
  • Maintain precise and accurate documentation of all outreach activities, including client files, location files, GIK distribution, etc. and submit reports as necessary
  • Participate in public relations events and media interviews related to the Street Outreach Program as needed
  • Flexible schedule, position may require some evening or weekend events
  • Lead or participate in devotions, prayers or other organizational activities that promote a credible Christian witness and lifestyle
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Counseling or social service field,
  • 4 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Certification in Peer Support highly desired
  • Ability to obtain clearance to detention facilities may be required

SKILLS:

  • A solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and actions
  • Ability to connect with and motivate homeless and justice involved persons
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the problems facing the homeless and justice involved population and effective solutions
  • Demonstrate awareness of the resources that help people exit homelessness and the criminal justice system, and an ability to navigate them
  • Ability to plan, schedule, organize and conduct activities, maintain an organized calendar and meet deadlines
  • Can maintain composure in stressful situations, effectively dealing with difficult or emotional situations appropriately
  • Can work well independently or as part of a team
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated 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

The Warehouse Coordinator is responsible for receiving, warehousing, inventorying, issuing receipts for, and internal distribution of in-kind donations. Makes or coordinates pick-up of in-kind donations.

The Warehouse Coordinator manages in-kind warehouse to include maintaining inventory of donations received. Serves as liaison for internal and external in-kind program consumption.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Respond to individual inquiries from potential donors regarding in-kind donations, drop-off points for items and scheduling pick-ups of in-kind items
  • Make pick-ups of in-kind donations using PRM vehicles, as requested and when appropriate,
  • Maintain and schedules using transportation calendar
  • Receive in-kind donations into warehouse
  • Manage the inventory of in-kind donations stored in warehouse
  • Accurately tracks, generates reports and enters data for donations, recycling and outgoing amounts of in kind items
  • Coordinate regular delivery of needed in-kind items between warehouse and programs
  • Oversee receipt issuance for donated items per Mission policies and procedures at all locations
  • Assist with revenue generation from GIK utilizing internet sales or recyclers
  • Operate forklift to load and unload palletized items from truck and movement around warehouse
  • Supervise client or volunteer work crews
  • Maintain and promotes a safe and clean warehouse work environment.
  • 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 one year experience in warehouse management and inventory control
  • Must meet and maintain the requirements of being an approved driver on PRM business
  • Possession of or able to obtain DOT medical certificate
  • Forklift certification preferred
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred

SKILLS:

  • A solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and actions
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations, effectively dealing with difficult situations and/or volunteers appropriately, tactfully handling upset individuals.
  • Ability to be adaptable to changes in priorities as needs dictate
  • Ability to communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing.
  • Proficient in use of computer programs, including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities/duties/tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to operate a forklift and other materials-handling equipment.
  • Ability to work independently as well as work effectively in a team environment.

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 frequently required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel or crouch.  The employee will routinely 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 involves working outside and in a warehouse environment, which can be dusty and noisy.

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.