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Job Opening for Controller & Grants Manager

Controller and Grants Manager

 

Position Overview

Las Vegas based public charity is seeking a Controller/grants manager with non-profit experience, preferably in the social service or healthcare field.   This position will be responsible for the smooth financial operation of the agency, from day to day accounting, to management reporting, to the development of effective internal controls. The Controller /grants manager will create long and short term financial plans and budgets, and manage all aspects of the organization’s grants and contracts.  In addition, the Controller /grants manager will oversee the HR function to include compensation, benefits, and hiring.  The Controller /grants manager will directly monitor grant recipients. The ideal candidate must have strong accounting experience and QuickBooks Software knowledge. Computer skills a must.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Oversee month end close, journal entries, financial analysis, and reconciliation reporting.
  • Prepare, maintain, and monitor budgets, purchase requests, accounts payables, and cost reimbursement invoices.
  • Prepare and publish detailed financial analysis reports to demonstrate cash flow positions and profitability. Payroll.
  • Monitor grant recipients.
  • Oversee AR, AP, GL, bank reconciliation, deposits, and analysis for multiple organizations.
  • Oversee HR functions including compensation, benefits, training, and hiring.

 

Requirements

  • 5 plus years experience in Nonprofit accounting, HR, and related functions.
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Excellent communication skills.

 

 

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent communication and people skills.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Experience with reporting tools; i.e. Quickbooks, Excel, MS Access, other reporting tools.

 

Competitive salary and benefits provided.  Strict drug-free environment

 

Please send resumes and cover letters to jobs@drugfreelasvegas.org

Program Coordinator Job Posting

PACT Coalition for Safe and Drug Free Communities

 

Clark County, Nevada

 

Position Description: Program Coordinator

 

Qualifications: Degree in human services, public health, social work, public administration or related field plus two years’ experience, or commensurate combination of education and experience.  Experience in substance abuse prevention, community organizing, adolescent health, youth development, coalition building, and program development, management and evaluation. Familiarity with science-based prevention programming. Demonstrated ability to organize, coordinate and collaborate with cross-sector community coalitions. Strong communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations. Comfortable creating curriculum, presenting and public speaking with large audiences.

 

Bilingual and bicultural preferred.

Must be available for evening and weekend work as needed.

Development experience preferred.

 

Responsible to: Executive Director, PACT Coalition for Safe and Drug Free Communities

 

Duties & Responsibilities: The Coordinator is responsible for overall coordination and

development of the PACT Coalition Partnership for Success Program, including but not limited to:

 

  • Provide leadership in developing effective community-wide programming, and participate in local, regional, and statewide planning and coordination meetings.
  • Create separate curriculums for parents, youth, adult and senior populations relating to prescription drug abuse
  • Work with medical community educating on safe medicine practices.
  • Work with lawmakers to educate on drug abuse and safer laws.
  • Present to groups of all ages on drug abuse
  • Attend coalition meetings across the valley to further prescription drug abuse education
  • Establish and maintain productive and effective relationships with other substance abuse prevention coalitions in Clark County and Nevada and partner organizations.
  • Coordinate peer leadership trainings for youth leaders.
  • Coordinate or oversee workshops, trainings, conferences and other coalition activities.
  • Promote, develop and implement culturally competent, science-based drug prevention and youth development practices.
  • Become Mental Health First Aid trainer certified
  • Multiple agency coordination planning, implementing and evaluating special events.
  • Must have access to reliable, dependable transportation

Please submit cover letter and resumes to jobs@drugfreelasvegas.org

Coalition Coordinator for Sustainability Job Posting

PACT Coalition for Safe and Drug Free Communities

Clark County, Nevada

Position Description: Coalition Coordinator for Sustainability

 

Qualifications: Degree in human services, public health, social work, public administration or related field plus two years of experience, or commensurate combination of education and experience. Experience in substance abuse prevention, community organizing, adolescent health, youth development, coalition building, and program development, management and evaluation. Familiarity with science-based prevention programming. Some accounting background preferred. Demonstrate the ability to organize, coordinate with local and state organizations and diverse populations. Strong communication skills, ability to work independently, as well as maintain community relationships.

Bilingual preferred.

Must be available for evening and weekend work as needed.

Highly proficient with Microsoft Office and general computer skills.

Previous grant management and grant writing experience preferred.

Responsible to: Executive Director, PACT Coalition for Safe and Drug Free Communities

 

Duties & Responsibilities: The Coordinator is responsible for overall coordination and the development of the PACT Coalition Program, including to:

  • Work with the Executive Director, Board of Directors and Coalition members to maintain the fidelity of Coalition activities and promote and execute Coalition strategies.
  • Planning, implementing, and evaluating activities associated with the Coalition.
  • Provide general oversight for coalition activities and associated projects; grant oversight and submission.
  • Follow all state and federal reporting requirements, guidelines, assurances, policies, procedures and ethical standards.
  • Develop, expand and maintain Coalition membership.
  • Attend PACT Coalition and Board of Directors’ meetings and participate in local, regional, and statewide planning and coordination meetings.
  • Establish and maintain productive and effective relationships with other substance abuse prevention coalitions and partner organizations.
  • Develop and implement data collection methods, tools, and evaluation measures for coalition activities and associated projects.
  • Document findings and progress of programs and activities in quarterly and annual reports.
  • Provide technical support and monitoring of coalition sub-grantee programs.
  • Provide NHIPPS data management, reporting of coalition activities and sub-grantee programs.
  • Program support for overall coalition business and other program support to sub –grantee programs.
  • Must have access to reliable, dependable transportation.

Please submit cover letter and resumes to jobs@drugfreelasvegas.org

Social Workers and Licensed Healthcare Professionals Wanted.

Clark County School District is looking to fill 104 positions by the end of the month. If you are interested or know anyone how is interested see the requirements below.

 

 

Social Workers and Licensed Health Professionals, SB 515, Section 23

Request for Funds

CLARK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

SECTION I – GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Clark County School District (CCSD) schools are requesting SB515 section 23 Social Worker/Licensed Mental Health Professional funds to assist in providing a safe and respectful learning environment. This document provides individual narratives for CCSD schools, one budget/budget narrative for all CCSD schools, and a signed assurance section.  Narratives for these funds detail individual CCSD schools identified needs for social workers and/or licensed mental health professionals.

 

Each school may have a particular focus or focuses based on identified needs from school climate considerations, a Nevada State Department of Education sponsored survey (via AIR), and other contextual factors. The overall goal is to create safe and respectful learning environments at CCSD schools to promote learning and academic achievement.

 

Specific Social Workers and/or Licensed Mental Health Professionals can assist schools in certain areas including:

  • Mental health counseling
  • Bullying
  • Positive behavior interventions
  • Supports coaching
  • Community health
  • Social and emotional learning
  • School based health centers
  • Family and marriage therapy

 

Scope of Work

The Scope of work is reflected in the CCSD job description position summary detailed below.

 

Position Summary

The School Social Workers/ Mental Health Professionals utilize evidence-based and nationally recognized instructional practices to interface with the educational process and meet the needs of schools, students, and families in the Clark County School District. Using a strengths-based and system-wide approach, School Social Workers/ Mental Health Professionals focus on prevention and intervention by facilitating engagement between schools, families, and the community. Using their training in systems theory, advocacy, and cultural competence, as well as the Code of Ethics set by the National Association of Social Workers, School Social Workers/ Mental Health Professionals address the District’s Strategic Imperatives by providing direct services to students and families, linking children, youth, and families to community agency resources, providing Response to Instruction (RTI) Intervention on all three tiers, and aligning services to meet the educational needs of all students related to SB 515.

 

This person will be expected to adhere to the Clark County School District Professional Domains and Standards for Licensed Employees and report directly to the Coordinator, Office of Student Adjudication, Education Services Division.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

  1. Identify problems in a child’s living situation (home, school, and community) that may affect the child’s adjustment, ability, and attendance in the educational setting.
  1. Conduct home visits and meet with families regularly.
  2. Develop and facilitate weekly support groups and provide students with strategies to cope with and overcome challenges impacting school performance.
  3. Help to ensure parents’ understanding of District decisions, policies, and procedures.
  4. Identify, mobilize, and coordinate school and community resources to enable students to learn as effectively as possible in the educational setting.
  5. Contribute knowledge, skills, and techniques in the areas of mental health and human behavior to parents and school team members.
  6. Develop and implement parent support groups and activities.
  7. Attend and participate in department meetings, in-services, and trainings.
  8. Plan, conduct, and participate in educational workshops and presentations.
  9. May serve as a member of school teams and provide information related to planning for the educational needs of children.
  10. Perform other duties related to the position, as assigned.

 

Minimum Requirements   

  1. Eligible licensed social or other mental health workers are defined as the following: (a) Licensed Clinical Social Worker; (b) Social Worker; (c) Social Worker Intern with Supervision; d) Clinical Psychologist; (e) Psychologist Intern with Supervision;  (f) Family Therapist; (g) Mental Health Counselor; (h) Community Health Worker;  (i) School-Based Health Centers; and (j) Licensed Nurse.
  2. Possess working knowledge of behavior management principles including data collection and analysis.
  1. Possess working knowledge of community-based mental health services and mental health providers within Clark County.
  2. Possess a working knowledge of mental health diagnoses and potential behavioral manifestations.
  3. Demonstrate cultural competence.
  4. Effective oral and written communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills to work with various groups such as other team members, school-based intervention teams, hospital treatment teams, and families.
  5. Demonstrate leadership abilities with respect to planning, developing, and implementing transition services and supports for students.

 

Preferred Requirements 

  1. Possess a current license issued by the Board of Examiners for Social Workers; a master’s degree in Social Work from a university that has been accredited by the Council on Social Work Education; and, must have a valid license issued from the Nevada State Department of Education as a K-12 School Social Worker.
  1. Completed three years of successful experience as a social worker or other mental health professional.
  2. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  3. Knowledge and successful experience working with diverse student populations.

 

Salary

This is a nine-month position. Placement will be on the Teacher’s Salary Schedule.

 

 

 

 

 

Driving While High

 

When Lakeisha Holloway plowed her ’96 Oldsmobile 4-door sedan into a group of pedestrians on the Las Vegas Strip last month, the reasons behind the reckless act were baffling. Yet, the results were quickly apparent.

Holloway, 24, had her toddler in the car with her. Luckily, the 3-year old was unharmed. Not so lucky was Jessica Valenzuela, 32, of Buckeye, Arizona. Valenzuela was lodged under the sedan for more than 200 yards as other pedestrians ran alongside, yelling and pounding on Holloway’s car, trying to get her to stop the vehicle.

Valenzuela later died at the city’s University Medical Center from multiple blunt-force injuries, her death ruled a homicide. Thirty-seven others were injured, six critically.

It was the Sunday night before Christmas.

Holloway’s mental health was obviously in question, but it was eventually determined she was also high on marijuana. Although the impairment from the drug is hard to measure, the “active marijuana” in Holloway’s blood was 3.5 nanograms per milliliter and her metabolite level 23.6 ng/mL. Nevada Revised Statutes state that it’s illegal for anyone to drive or control a vehicle on a highway or public premises with marijuana levels of 2 ng/mL or greater of blood or 10 ng/mL or greater of urine.

While proponents of marijuana have varied reasons why they espouse its legalization, the question still arises: Isn’t any legislation that increases the availability, acceptance or normalization of an addictive drug in society harmful?

Holloway now sits in a medically restricted unit at the Clark County Detention Center. One of her victims lost her life. Holloway’s little girl lost a mother.

And all the victims on the sidewalk that evening lost something – money, peace of mind, security, family to name a few.

And then there are the cumulative harms to the community and costs to society in general: the cost of emergency responders to the scene and the medical care for all of the victims, the cost of the investigation, incarceration and impending prosecution and future litigation.

And who will care and pay for and take care of Holloway’s little girl?

Can we assume all of these far-reaching costs and losses are because Holloway opted to use marijuana and then get behind the wheel? Maybe or maybe not. But one thing we know for sure is that marijuana impairs judgement and driving, and we’re more likely to have incidents like this as usage of marijuana increases.

 

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Thank you to JTNN for providing us with this blog entry.