Holy Cross Ministries

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Communications Specialist

Holy Cross Ministries' development team is seeking a Communications Specialist, who will work under the direction of the Development Manager and assist in developing, creating, producing, updating and maintaining new and existing agency communication materials for all HCM’s programs. Communications Specialist will be the lead content creator for social media platforms, who will  also be responsible for maintaining these platforms in order to share information with HCM’s clients, donors, and funders.

  • Candidate must be creative, have excellent communication and writing skills, possess high degree of initiative, as well as interpersonal adaptability and ability to follow direction.
  • Candidate must be computer proficient with experience in Word, Excel and various media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Canva, Constant Contact, Donor Perfect and WordPress.
  • Candidate must be must be highly organized with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Candidate must have the ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends when fundraising events take place.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required, Spanish language proficiency is a plus.

Communications Specialist's accountabilities and duties include:

Managing Agency’s Communications:

  • Develop and manage all content for HCM’s social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter)
  • Manage content development, editing and publishing of HCM’s agency communications including, but not limited to a quarterly newsletter, action alert e-mails, campaign specific materials (digital and print) and event materials 
  • Manage and further develop the organization’s website; perform all website content updates on a weekly basis
  • Prepare and distribute press releases and build a media contact list 
  • Act as a lead on special design and printing projects
  • Work closely with the Development Manager regarding HCM programs to understand legal, educational, and health outreach activities in order to assist in creating cohesive communications materials that are in alignment with HCM’s mission 
  • Draft acknowledgement letters for in-kind and cash contributions. Maintain, update and further develop existing Donor Perfect catalogue of donor communication letters 
  • Work with HCM’s staff to create a media library and highlight and promote ongoing events 
  • Act as a liaison between Holy Cross Ministries and Sisters of the Holy Cross’ communications department

Special Events and Media Campaigns:

  • Work closely with the Development Manager in creating, producing and mailing of event invitations, year-end appeal letters and other fundraising communication campaigns 
  • Gather and help prepare event registration materials, signs, programs, donation envelopes, etc. 
  • Identify and compile key contact information for local news sources, partner organizations, blogs, etc. to receive event press releases and / or share information about programs and events. 
  • Provide on-site support during all fundraising events. 
  • Manage the HCM public events calendar and oversee the check-in/out of tabling materials

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Work with Program Directors and Coordinators to onboard new agency volunteers to help ensure consistency of the volunteer on-boarding process 
  • Coordinate with HCM’s staff prior to any public media appearances or interviews (radio, tv, event presentations, etc.), to ensure the consistency of HCM’s agency messaging and branding 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Development Manager

Position Details

Full-time position, excellent benefits package.

Salary depending on experience.

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume with references to:

Maria Mullahi

mmullahi@ hcmutah.org

Holy Cross Ministries

860 East 4500 So. Ste. 204

Salt Lake City UT 84107

 

Director of Counseling

POSITION PURPOSE:  This position is responsible for the planning and operation of the Counseling Program. The Counseling program provides bilingual, bicultural trauma-informed counseling services to victims of crime. This position participates in the needs assessments of the populations served, the training and leadership development of the staff, and MSW students and the coordination of Holy Cross Ministries’ counseling services.

 

NATURE AND SCOPE:  This position reports to the Executive Director and works with the other program directors and coordinators to coordinate services to address and meet the needs of the clients utilizing evidenced based trauma-informed care techniques to promote mental health and wellness. This position supervises MSW students and coordinates with other HCM departments, schools and other organizations to assist in meeting the biopsychosocial and health needs of those served in an effective and efficient manner.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  This position requires a , psychology, education or equivalency.  Additionally the incumbent should have three to five years clinical experience and have capacity per DOPL guidelines to supervise interns. Subspecialty training in trauma informed care is preferred. Supervisory and administrative responsibilities as well as experience in working with internal and external groups and in program development and planning is preferred.

PRINCIPLE  ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

  1. Participates in the identification of service needs through community assessments, case findings, diocesan requests, and in collaboration with other HCM departments.

 

  1. Coordinates these findings with the HCM program directors to assist in the planning, development and implementation of programs and the evaluation of the effectiveness of programs.

 

  1. Provides direct consultation, supervision and trauma informed care training for HCM staff and MSW students.

 

  1. Assumes leadership role in the development and implementation of prevention and intervention programs that empower clients served.

 

  1. Provides direct clinical care via individual, family, and group trauma-informed counseling settings exclusively to victims of crime (and secondary victims) who are in need of counseling services as a result of the victimization.

 

  1. Provides crisis intervention counseling as needed, which may require after hours work.

 

  1. Provides services that promote multi-cultural sensitivity. Develops strategies to decrease negative effects of cultural barriers and supports cultural diversity.

 

  1. Monitors and helps develop the approved budget for the Counseling Program.

 

  1. Participates in regular meetings with staff for purposes of program and administrative updates, program in-services, communication and review of casework and interventions.

 

  1. Assists in the development of the Strategic Plan and monitors the initiatives and objectives for the Counseling Program.

 

  1. Assists in the development and implementation of the Outcome Management Program (ETO) including statistics and outcome measures for the Counseling Program.

 

  1. Enters data for all clients served in HCM’s data management system(s) within 24 hours of clients’ appointments or as new data is available.

 

  1. Serves as a member of HCM staff committed to fulfilling the mission of HCM serving program participants, clients and each other in an atmosphere of hospitality that is characterized by cooperation and a positive, respectful relationship with each individual.

 

Documents assessment and progress of clients in HIPAA compliant software and tracks necessary program reporting metrics in the Outcome Management Program (ETO).

 

 

 

Position Details

Full-time position, excellent benefits package.

 

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume with references to:

Emmie Gardner

egardner@hcmutah.org

Holy Cross Ministries

860 East 4500 So. Ste. 204

Salt Lake City UT 84107

 

Counselor

POSITION PURPOSE:  This position is responsible for providing direct trauma-informed clinical services to clients who are victims of crime.

 

NATURE AND SCOPE:  This position reports to the Counseling Director and works with the other programs to coordinate services for their clients to best address and meet their bio-psycho-social and health needs in an effective and efficient manner. This position may supervise MSW students if licensure allows.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  This position requires a, psychology, education or equivalency.  Bilingual in Spanish is required. Preferred that incumbent have three to five years clinical experience and have capacity per DOPL guidelines to supervise interns. Subspecialty training in trauma informed care is also preferred.

 

PRINCIPLE  ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

  1. Participates in the identification of service needs through community assessments, case findings, diocesan requests, and in collaboration with other HCM departments.

 

  1. Shares these findings with the HCM Counseling Program Director to assist in the planning, development and implementation of programs and the evaluation of the effectiveness of programs.

 

  1. Provides direct clinical care via individual, family, and group trauma-informed counseling settings exclusively to victims of crime (and secondary victims) who are in need of counseling services as a result of the victimization..

 

  1. Provides crisis intervention counseling as needed, which may require after hours work.

 

  1. Provides services that promote multi-cultural sensitivity. Develops strategies to decrease negative effects of cultural barriers and supports cultural diversity.

 

  1. Documents assessment and progress of clients in HIPAA compliant software and tracks necessary program reporting metrics in the Outcome Management Program (ETO) on a daily basis as clients are served and new data is available.

 

  1. Serves as a member of HCM staff committed to fulfilling the mission of HCM serving program participants, clients and each other in an atmosphere of hospitality that is characterized by cooperation and a positive, respectful relationship with each individual.

 

 

Position Details

Full-time position, excellent benefits package.

 

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume with references to:

Emmie Gardner

egardner@hcmutah.org

Holy Cross Ministries

860 East 4500 So. Ste. 204

Salt Lake City UT 84107

 

Parents as Teachers Home Visitor

Holy Cross Ministries is seeking a Parents As Teachers Home Visitor

to work in the Holy Cross Ministries’ Parents as Teacher Program (PAT)

program for families with children ages 0-3 years old in Park City, Utah.

  • Candidate must have strong skills in building relationships, outreach to the underserved and immigrant communities, teaching, public speaking, writing and speaking in Spanish and English and have a working knowledge and empathy for the challenges faced by working parents, and bicultural and/or immigrant families.
  • Driver’s license required as well as basic computer competency.
  • BA or Community College certification in primary education, early childhood or related field, and experience in education and/or social services.

Candidate is an active participant in the mission of Holy Cross Ministries; candidate’s accountabilities and duties include:

  1. Enrolls implements and documents Parents as Teachers (PAT) affiliation program practices with 17-22 families.
    1. Recruits families with children 0-3 years old
    2. Assesses parent needs and strengths to support children’s education.
    3. Calendars, organizes, and tailors PAT instruction to fit assessed need for each family twice each month during home visits.
    4. Refers related family needs to the Promotora Outreach Program or other appropriate services, including the School Readiness Program.
    5. Staffs families weekly with PAT Program Coordinator
    6. Participates in training necessary for affiliate and/or program model implementation and other training to effectively administer PAT practices.
    7. Works to plan and conduct required parent meetings.
    8. Is knowledgeable regarding PAT requirements and is compliant with those standards.
    9. Coordinates services with HCM and community partners.
    10.  Shares developmental and educational information with community child care partners to support needs of working parents and best practices in child care.
    11. Collects demographic data on names, ages, and contacts for children 0-3 encountered in community work for use in PAT or other endeavors.
  2. Assists in development of outcome measures.  Enters data necessary for PAT standards as well as HCM standards for measuring program outcomes and success.  Works with other HCM departments to provide seamless referrals to meet needs of families and opportunities for their growth.

Position Details

Full-time position, excellent benefits package.

Salary starting at $19/hour depending on experience.

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume with references to:

Lizeette Zurita

lzurita@ hcmutah.org

Holy Cross Ministries

860 East 4500 So. Ste. 204

Salt Lake City UT 84107

 

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