Employment Opportunities

To apply for a position listed below: Send cover letter, salary requirements and resume to scarroll@mattierhodes.org or fax to the attention of Sue Carroll.

Contact: Sue Carroll
Fax: 816-471-2521
Email: scarroll@mattierhodes.org


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Date Posted 09.17.21
JOB POSTING

Community Wellness Specialist

The Community Wellness Specialist will implement different curricula in participating KC metro sites/schools during after school hours. This position will collaborate with several other individuals and organizations inside and outside of MRC to promote and implement health related programs for both youth and adults across the NE community. This includes, but it is not limited to the following programs:

  • Soccer for Success 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 under-resourced urban communities.
  • Eating from the Garden is a program to help children increase their consumption of fruits and vegetables and to promote healthier food choices.
  • Marathon Club is a program that promote running/walking for youth and adults while they work their way up to a marathon distance and earn rewards.
  • Youth Advisory Board is a program for HS age students where youth will be able to provide feedback on particular issues (built environment, community engagement, advocacy, policy change). From this basis, they will be able to take on their own projects and solutions to achieve greater awareness of what is occurring in their neighborhoods and promote system change.
  • Zumba is a program that promotes dance as a workout for both youth and adults in the NE community.

Duties will include:

  • Adhering to each of the curricula, standards and guidelines for nutrition, education, soccer instruction, mentoring and assessment
  • Abide by organization guidelines, school policies
  • Provide training and support to staff
  • Engage families through presentations and other methods
  • Ensure participant safety, communicating and enforcing policies
  • Provide an emotionally secure environment for participants

Qualifications:
· Excellent people skills in a diverse environment
· Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with staff, parents and players
· Ability to motivate others around you and work as part of a team
· Daily access to reliable transportation
· Must pass a background check and drug test
· Passion for urban education, health education, youth development

Preferred:
· Spanish or Swahili fluency
· Supervisory experience
· Knowledge of Health Programs


 

 

Date Posted 07/02/21

Clinical Therapist – Domestic Violence Program (bilingual)

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

CLINICAL SERVICES

  • Serves as counselor/clinical social worker for persons who are survivors of intimate partner violence.
  • Serves as counselor/clinical social worker for persons seeking behavioral health services as needed.
  • Provides service coordination for survivors of intimate partner violence, as needed.
  • Works with the Clinical Supervisor and Family Violence team to ensure program is effectively addressing the needs of individuals served within program.
  • Completes initial assessments, documents treatment plans, progress notes, evaluates participant progress, utilizes DASS/ORS/SRS measurement tool.
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation according to MRC’s policies and procedures.
  • Completes documentation in the electronic health record within 72 hours of meeting participants in compliance with Department of Mental Health requirements.
  • Assists with developing, maintaining and facilitating participants’ psycho-educational and/or therapeutic groups, as needed.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of new programming as needed.
  • Provides clinical services on and off agency premises as needed.
  • Completes data needed for grant reporting purposes.

ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS

  • Participates in agency meetings and provides input to the management team with regard to programs. This includes, however not limited to evaluation, service implementation and best practices.
  • Performs other job assignments as required or directed and supports the Agency’s public relations efforts.
  • Implements outcome measurements tools as required by MRC and program funders.
  • Participates within professional development trainings as needed according to licensure or practice.

OUTREACH/ADVOCACY

  • Conducts outreach to the community as needed.
  • Advocates for participants and the community.
  • Represents the Mattie Rhodes Center at various community meetings as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Master of Social Work or Counseling degree or LCSW OR LPC eligibility.
  • Counseling skills to include strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency required in Spanish and English as well as has an in-depth understanding of the Latino culture and cultural competence.
  • Ability to communicate with clinical supervisor, counselors and other professionals and to observe professional boundaries both with participants and other professionals.
  • Must be proficient with all MS Office applications.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Have completed at least 40 hours of domestic violence trainings.
  • Two years counseling experience.
  • Experience working with survivors of intimate partner violence within a therapeutic setting.
  • Experience facilitating various therapeutic groups.

Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with experience. EOE
Instructions: Send cover letter and resume to scarroll@mattierhodes.org or fax to the attention of Sue Carroll at (816)471-2521.
Deadline: Until Filled


Date Posted 04.16.21

Clinical Child Therapist

Responsibilities: The primary responsibilities of this position include providing counseling to agency clients between the ages of 5 and 17 who have been exposed to crime which could include family violence (domestic violence).  Additional responsibilities include completing required agency documentation, completing required direct service hours, completing necessary trainings required by the organization, participating in program development and evaluation.  The child clinical therapist 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:

  • Masters of Social Work or Counseling degree or LCSW or LPC eligibility in the state of Missouri.
  • Possess an in-depth understanding of the Latino culture and cross-cultural competence.
  • Experience with children, adolescents and families.
  • Experience and understanding of domestic violence and trauma interventions with children, adolescents and families.
  • Familiarity with the DSM V and diagnostic techniques
  • Counseling skills to include strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate with clinical supervisor, counselors and other professionals
  • Ability to observe professional boundaries both with clients and other
  • Two years’ counseling experience.

Type:                           Full-time
Salary & Benefits:        Commensurate with experience. EOE
Instructions:                 Send cover letter and resume to scarroll@mattierhodes.org or fax to the attention of Sue Carroll at (816)471-2521.
Deadline:                     Until Filled

 

 


 

 

Clinical Therapist (Bilingual)

Job Summary:

The primary responsibilities of this position include providing counseling to Mattie Rhodes Center participants, coordinating referrals and intervening with high risk participants. The therapist is responsible for completing required agency documentation, and required direct service hours.  In addition, this position is also responsible for participating in program development and evaluation and will be expected to contribute to the implementation of the agency’s strategic initiatives.  This position is a non-exempt position and flexibility in work schedule is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides therapeutic services to assigned individuals and families, groups addressing mental health needs of children, youth, and adults.
  • Completes initial assessment, develops treatment plans and periodically evaluates client’s progress and maintains documentation according to agency’s policies and procedures and requirements.
  • Facilitates educational and treatment group for clients enrolled in services.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of new programming as needed.
  • Implements outcomes measurements tools.
  • Some duties may be performed off office premises.
  • Participates in agency meetings and provides input to the management team with regard to programs (i.e., evaluation, implementation, etc.).

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Master Social Work or Counseling degree or LCSW OR LPC eligibility.
  • Counseling skills to include strong interpersonal skills.
  • High proficiency in speaking Spanish (language coaching support available, as needed)
  • An in-depth understanding of cross-cultural competence.
  • Ability to communicate with clinical supervisor, counselors and other professionals and to observe professional boundaries both with clients and other professionals.
  • Reliable personal transportation to conduct agency business, as needed

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two years counseling experience.
  • Experience facilitating various therapeutic groups.

Salary & Benefits:            Commensurate with experience. EOE


Clinical Therapist – Independent Contractor

Job Summary:

The primary responsibilities of this position include providing counseling to Mattie Rhodes Center participants and completing related documentation.  This position is a contractual position with flexible part-time hours.

Responsibilities:

Serves as counselor/clinical social worker for assigned individuals and families, groups addressing mental health needs of children, youth, and adults.
Completes initial assessment, develops treatment plans and periodically evaluates client’s progress and maintains documentation.

Minimum Requirements:

  •  LCSW OR LPC
  •  Adherence to professional and ethical compliance code
  •  No record of licensure violations with State Boards
  •  Counseling skills to include strong interpersonal skills.
  •  Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  •  An in-depth understanding of cross-cultural competence.
  •  Ability to communicate with clinical supervisor, counselors and other professionals and to observe professional boundaries both with clients and other professionals

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Two years counseling experience.

Experience facilitating various therapeutic groups.
Fluency in Spanish


Soccer for Success Coach/Mentor

Job Summary

The Soccer for Success coach/mentor will implement the Soccer for Success (SFS) curriculum in participating KC metro sites/schools during after school hours. 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 under-resourced urban communities.

Core Components of the program include:

Physical Activity: Children participate in 90-minute sessions at least three days a week to ensure they receive the recommended 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity.

Mentorship: Each site is staffed by caring coaches who serve as mentors that are invested in the successful development of each child. Mentors stress the importance of doing well in school and avoiding negative influences such as drugs, alcohol, and violence.

Nutrition: Staff delivers nutrition education from the SFS curriculum which was developed in accordance with the CDC’s healthy eating module. Staff also teaches the importance of making healthy lifestyle choices and maintaining healthy eating habits.

Family Engagement: SFS strives to turn parents and family members into advocates who reinforce the program’s teachings by applying them in their homes. Family members are provided with information on nutrition, health, and public services that will aid them in their pursuit of a healthier lifestyle.
This is a nonexempt position which maintains some flexibility in schedule due to the nature of the work.

Qualifications

  • Passion for urban education, health education, youth development and sports.
  • Excellent people skills in a diverse environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with staff, site coordinators, parents and players.
  • Ability to motivate others around you and work as part of a team.
  • Daily access to reliable transportation.
  • Must pass a background check and drug test.
  • Knowledge of soccer not required!


Type:
  Part-Time, Non-exempt
Salary and Benefits:  Commensurate with experience.  EOE


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