Employment Opportunities

To apply: 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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Clinical Manager

Responsibilities:

The Clinical Manager is responsible for day-to-day operation of the Family Services and Support Team.  This includes providing clinical supervision, support and guidance to identified staff members and interns.  In addition, this position is responsible for participating in program development and evaluation.  The Clinical Manager is a key member of the leadership team and will work cooperatively with the team to achieve results. This position will also contribute to the implementation of Mattie Rhodes Center’s strategic initiatives so that the organizational, budgetary and community relations objectives are achieved.  This is an exempt position and flexibility in work schedule is required.

Qualifications:

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

 

Type:    Full-Time
Salary & 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
Contact:   Sue Carroll
Phone:     816-471-2536
Fax:    816-471-2521
Email: scarroll@mattierhodes.org
Web Site:     www.mattierhodes.org

 


Clinical Therapist In-School Services

Job Summary:

The primary responsibilities of this position include providing assistance to school staff in implementing a trauma sensitive and resiliency-based school culture.  School-based staff will model trauma informed care approaches to working with students, families, school systems and communities.  The incumbent will coordinate in/out of school referrals, intervening with high-risk students on referral by school personnel and/or providing student drop in assistance services to support students in coping with difficult situations. 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.  This position will also 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:

  • 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 according to agency’s policies and procedures and requirements.
  • Facilitates educational and treatment group for clients enrolled in services.
  • Works to ensure positive communication and dialogue with identified school staff members
  • Collaborates with school personnel and existing resources within the school to reduce student risk factors due to risky student behaviors
  • Assists in the development and implementation of new programming as needed.
  • Implements outcomes measurements tools.
  • Duties may be performed off office premises.

Minimum Requirements:

·         Master Social Work or Counseling degree or LCSW OR LPC eligibility.

·         Counseling skills to include strong interpersonal skills.

·         Ability to communicate in Spanish and English as well as have an in-depth understanding of the Latino culture and 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

Preferred:

·         Two years counseling experience.

·         Experience facilitating various therapeutic groups.


Independent Living Specialist (Part-time)

Job Summary:

The primary responsibility of the independent living specialist includes providing connections to services for young adults diagnosed with a developmental disability.  Services include, but are not limited to the delivery of liaison/advocacy/educational services, completing required agency documentation, and completing required direct service hours.  This position will participate in program development, coordination of activities, direct services and evaluation.  This position will also contribute to the implementation of the agency’s strategic initiatives.  This is a non- exempt part-time position (20 hours per week) and flexibility in work schedule is required.

Qualifications:

Undergraduate degree with emphasis in human behavior and/or services.

One year experience in human services.

Knowledge of community and resources.

Interest and affinity with population of primary focus.

Ability to prioritize and think clearly in crisis situations.

Ability to communicate with supervisor, counselors and other professionals and to observe professional boundaries both with clients and other professionals.

Personal and/or professional history of involvement in the area of developmental disabilities preferred.

Reliable personal transportation

 


 

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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