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For Questions regarding Employment Opportunities, please contact info@taoscav.org or call our offices, M-F 8-5, at (575) 758-8082.

Job Applications may be downloaded at this link.

To submit your applications by email, please send to info@taoscav.org. Please remember we do request a resume as well as a completed application.
Applications can also be picked up or dropped off at our offices at 945 Salazar Rd, Taos.

For the safety of our clients and our staff, background checks are required for all available positions.

Current Openings are:

Part-Time Thrift Store Sales Clerk

Financial Assistant

FT Child Therapist

FT Early Childhood Community Educator

Secretary/Receptionist

(click above job title or see below for descriptions)


JOB TITLE: Part-Time Thrift Store Sales Clerk

REPORTS TO: CAV Thrift Store Manager

HOURS: 20 hours week

SALARY: $9 + Benefits

SCOPE OF POSITION: Ensure smooth, professional, and efficient store operations; and always striving to increase income for the store. Take an active role in problem-solving and implementing solutions as needed for facility, grounds, and equipment (including cash register and store alarm system).

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Accept and sort through all donations, separating good merchandise that can be made available to customers.
  2. Always striving to increase income from the store.
  3. Distribute in-kind receipts for donors.
  4. Display and price all merchandise to be sold in the store.
  5. Handle sales at cash register.
  6. Have the store open during the advertised hours.
  7. Keep the store and surrounding area neat, clean and attractive.
  8. Provide accurate end-of-day sales report and make deposit.
  9. Model respectful interaction with staff, volunteers, customers and donors.
  10. Keep abreast of new and innovate merchandising and display ideas.
  11. Participate in staff meetings and trainings as needed.
  12. Become knowledgeable of the ways in which working with people who have experienced trauma, DV and SA, impacts employees and proactively work to limit the effects of compassion fatigue by seeking supervision when common signs are present.
  13. Engage in reflective supervision and actively examine how this work impacts you and how you impact the people that you work with as well as co-workers.
  14. Abide by confidentiality required by CAV.
  15. Other responsibilities as assigned by CAV Thrift Store Manager, HR/Operations Manager and Executive Director.
  16. Be available to assist in other support services in the office and community as requested by the Thrift Store Manager, HR/Operations Manager and Executive Director.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma or GED plus two-years relevant experience in retail. Must have excellent skills in; communication, sales, customer service and computer. Forty hours provider specific training at the outset of their jobs on topics essential to working with survivors of domestic violence, children who are survivors/witnesses of domestic violence and offenders and crisis intervention.

CAV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that all persons are eligible to be employed, promoted or discharged, without regard to their sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability, age, ancestry, serious medical condition, gender identity, or national origin. CAV does not tolerate retaliation against any employee or client who filed grievance, made a complaint or questioned the handling of a discrimination charge.


JOB TITLE: Financial Assistant

REPORTS TO: Chief Finance Director

HOURS: 20 Hours per week

SALARY: $13 - $15 + Benefits

SCOPE OF POSITION: The Finance Assistant is responsible for becoming familiar with the fiscal operation of the organization. Assist Chief Finance Officer in payroll, bookkeeping, grant tracking and reporting.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assist Chief Finance Officer with general ledger bookkeeping/fund accounting, including generating income statements monthly for all funding sources.
  2. Assist Chief Finance Officer with payroll and all related functions such as payroll taxes.
  3. Enroll and terminate employee benefits.
  4. Prepare the monthly reconciliation of bank.
  5. Assist with financial records, including Accounts Payable, bank deposits, and maintaining computer financial records.
  6. Assist Chief Finance Officer with monthly, quarterly, and year-end budget reports.
  7. Assist with preparing monthly/quarterly reports to funding sources.
  8. Responsible for maintaining records of all in-kind donations of goods and services.
  9. Responsible for cash donations generated from fundraising events.
  10. Enter daily sales for Thrift Store into Quickbook.
  11. Assist with preparing all necessary documents for Audit.
  12. Assists in preparing and carrying out Finance Committee meetings, to include taking meeting minutes as directed.
  13. Attend regular staff meetings and others as requested by Chief Finance Officer or Executive Director.
  14. Become knowledgeable of the ways in which working with people who have experienced trauma, DV and SA, impacts employees and proactively work to limit the effects of compassion fatigue by seeking supervision when common signs are present.
  15. Engage in reflective supervision and actively examine how this work impacts you and how you impact the people that you work with as well as co-workers.
  16. Abide by the confidentiality required by CAV.
  17. Participate in three agency events (Radiothon one of the required events).
  18. Excellent communication and computer skills.
  19. Provide basic crisis intervention/response skills when advocates are not available.
  20. Other responsibilities as assigned by the Chief Finance Officer and Executive Director.
  21. Be available to assist in other support services in the office and community as requested by the Chief Finance Officer and Executive Director.

MINIMUM STAFF QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma/GED plus two (2) years’ relevant experience with target population, provider services and knowledge of community resources. Must have forty hours (40) provider specific training at the outset of their job on topics essential to working with survivors and have ongoing training per year related to target population or job task-related topics and may include NMCADV, CSVANW, VOCA, or VAWA training. Must be 18 years of age or older.

CAV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that all persons are eligible to be employed, promoted or discharged, without regard to their sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability, age, ancestry, serious medical condition, gender identity, or national origin. CAV does not tolerate retaliation against any employee or client who filed grievance, made a complaint or questioned the handling of a discrimination charge.


JOB TITLE: FT Child Therapist

REPORTS TO: Counseling Coordinator

HOURS: 40 Hours per week

SALARY: $23 - $25 (Licensed Master’s Level)

$25 - $27 (Licensed Clinical Social Worker)

SCOPE OF POSITION: Provide professional counseling to children who are survivors or witnesses of violence, and clients of CAV. Provide professional services in both group and individual formats.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES;

  1. Provide primary counseling services to children and adolescents who are survivors or witnesses of violence.
  2. Provide primary client assessment and development of client treatment plan.
  3. Refer clients to outside agencies as necessary.
  4. Maintain client files and prepare reports in accordance with State, Federal, and grant requirements.
  5. Participate in staffing cases with client service staff.
  6. Provide necessary agency referrals, advocacy and follow-up for counseling clients.
  7. Maintain an accurate account of budget expenditure for child counseling and turn in necessary forms to Counseling Coordinator in a timely manner.
  8. Participate in all regular staff meetings, in-service trainings and community functions as required or requested by the Executive Director.
  9. Become knowledgeable of the ways in which working with people who have experienced trauma, DV and SA, impacts employees and proactively work to limit the effects of compassion fatigue by seeking supervision when common signs are present.
  10. Engage in reflective supervision and actively examine how this work impacts you and how you impact the people that you work with as well as co-workers.
  11. Participate in three agency events.
  12. Be cross-trained in other areas of CAV support services.
  13. Other responsibilities as assigned by Executive Director.

MINIMUM STAFF QUALIFICATIONS

Licensure in New Mexico, with a Bachelor or Master’s Degree (LBSW, RMHC, RIMHC, LPC, LMSW) under staff supervision and training required by the New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Act or the New Mexico Board of Social Work Examiners Practice Act, with required staff supervision and training or licensure in New Mexico, Master’s Degree Clinician (LISW, LPCC, LMFT, LPAT), licensed doctoral level psychologist or psychiatrist in accordance with requirements of the New Mexico Board of Social Work Examiners or the New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Act. Forty (40) hours of relevant training initially may include NMCADV, CSVANW, VOCA, or VAWA training, and ongoing relevant training.

CAV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that all persons are eligible to be employed, promoted or discharged, without regard to their sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability, age, ancestry, serious medical condition, gender identity, or national origin. CAV does not tolerate retaliation against any employee or client who filed grievance, made a complaint or questioned the handling of a discrimination charge.


JOB TITLE: FT Early Childhood Community Educator

REPORTS TO: Clinical Director

HOURS: 40 Hours week

SALARY: $14 - $16/Hr. + Benefits, Non-Exempt

SCOPE OF POSITION: To address the root causes of domestic and sexual violence in Taos County by promoting CAV and our mission toward ending violence and supporting survivors of violence. To assist community members in finding ways they can end domestic and sexual violence. Deliver violence prevention programming and outreach services throughout Taos County through school-based youth trainings, community groups, workshops, and other strategies on preventing domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Serve as community educator in Taos County for any of CAV’s violence prevention and outreach programs.
  2. Conduct community outreach to organizations such as, but not limited to, community agencies, elementary, middle and high schools, alternative school settings, faith-based organizations, local businesses, and other anti-violence agencies in Taos County and the state of New Mexico.
  3. Coordinate community-wide events with other organizations to build or strengthen community partnerships, and engage local leaders and stakeholders.
  4. Serve as primary staff person for community health fairs, information tables and booths, and school based health fairs.
  5. Inventory, track and order as necessary all educational and outreach materials.
  6. Create and update brochures, flyers and pamphlets as needed for CAV.
  7. Copy and prepare written materials, supplies, etc. for each program session.
  8. Create and maintain Community Education and Outreach Program database with accurate statistics relevant data entered monthly for all programs.
  9. Stay up-to-date on research-based sexual violence prevention strategies and programs.
  10. Research effective prevention practices best-suited with community readiness and needs.
  11. Complete all monthly, quarterly and annual reports related to program outreach, presentations and events as determined by supervisor and/or Executive Director.
  12. Attend all staff meetings and in-service trainings as required and requested by supervisor or the Executive Director.
  13. Support CAV fundraising events and other relevant activities used for the promotion of CAV, domestic and sexual violence prevention, and other areas as determined by supervisor or Executive Director.
  14. Be completely familiar with other areas of CAV support services.
  15. Coordinate with all other CAV program components when necessary or as determined by Executive Director or supervisor.
  16. Submit all required CAV forms in a timely manner, i.e. mileage forms, timesheets, etc.
  17. Provide survivor counseling/advocacy for survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault as needed or requested.
  18. Become knowledgeable of the ways in which working with people who have experienced trauma, DV and SA, impacts employees and proactively work to limit the effects of compassion fatigue by seeking supervision when common signs are present.
  19. Engage in reflective supervision and actively examine how this work impacts you and how you impact the people that you work with as well as co-workers
  20. Participate in a minimum of three agency events each year.
  21. Strictly abide by confidentiality required by CAV.
  22. Other responsibilities or tasks as assigned by Executive Director or supervisor.

Additional Qualifications and Experience:

  • Community organizing, community education, and/or other relevant work experience with target population that displays ability to interact and engage with wide age range of youth.
  • Strong commitment to anti-oppression and social justice issues, particularly around gender oppression, sexual and domestic violence in all its forms.
  • Experience in facilitation or public speaking.
  • Experience/working knowledge of child development and abuse issues, ability to work with diverse groups of people, excellent oral and written communication skills, meeting facilitation skills, organizational skills; ability to take initiative and work independently; excellent follow through; working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.
  • Experience or coursework in early childhood education or related human services field; bilingual Spanish and English; work experience in a direct service setting with children and/or teens; track record in program development; public speaking skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and occasional weekends.
  • Desire and ability to work with a diverse staff and community base as a team player and collaborator.
  • Ability to problem solve, ask for help and self-motivate.
  • Knowledge of the Taos communities and local culture.
  • Strong ability to be accountable to peers and community.
  • Willingness to train in areas as needed.
  • Good judgment and a sense of humor.
  • Bi-lingual/bi-cultural (Spanish-English and/or Tiwa/English) preferred.

Covered (“Non-Exempt”) and Not Covered (“Exempt”). All positions at CAV are classified as “covered” or “not covered” to determine if an employee qualified for overtime under state Wage and Hour laws and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered, also called “Non-Exempt”, includes all employees who are paid on an hourly basis and whose job responsibilities do not fit under any category of exemption under the FLSA. These employees are entitled to “Overtime” pay as described below. Not covered, also called “Exempt”, employees include certain administrators, executives or professionals who are paid on a salary basis. A salary basis includes the hourly rate the administrator, executive or professional is assigned. The job description identifies CAV’s classification of the position as covered and not covered for the purpose of qualifications for overtime. If an employee believes CAV’s classification is incorrect, the employee should contact HR for an analysis of their position and functions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum qualifications for presenters are a High School Diploma/GED with two (2) years; experience with domestic violence field. Training and knowledge of the issue of domestic violence and exemplary presentation skills as determined by observation and supervision. Must have forty (40) hours provider specific training initially. A minimum of twenty (20) hours ongoing training per year related to target population may include NMCADV, CSVANW, VOCA, or VAWA training.

CAV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that all persons are eligible to be employed, promoted or discharged, without regard to their sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability, age, ancestry, serious medical condition, gender identity, or national origin. CAV does not tolerate retaliation against any employee or client who filed grievance, made a complaint or questioned the handling of a discrimination charge.


JOB TITLE: Secretary/Receptionist

REPORTS TO: Client Systems Manager

HOURS: 40 Hours week

SALARY: $11 - $13/Hr. + Benefits, Non-Exempt

SCOPE OF POSITION: Responsible for greeting people who enter the building with or without an appointment, determine their business and refer to correct staff person. Handling incoming phone calls, including hotline calls during the day, and refers crisis cases and calls to appropriate staff.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Answers phones and directs calls to staff.
  2. Responsible for typing correspondence.
  3. Answer hotline (8am – 5pm) and directs calls to staff.
  4. Communicate with clients when they come in and direct them to the proper staff person.
  5. Handle in coming calls for shelter clients and relay messages to shelter staff and clients when necessary.
  6. Screens calls for Executive Director and HR/Operations Manager.
  7. Make reminder phone calls to board members regarding Board Meetings, committee meetings and miscellaneous projects.
  8. Maintains the telephone answering machine greeting (change as necessary).
  9. Handles in-coming and out-going mail.
  10. Provide clerical assistance to supervisors as needed.
  11. Send out Inter-Agency survey, make reminder calls re: survey and type up results.
  12. Maintain supply of printed handouts and xeroxing at reception area and copy room.
  13. Maintain office supplies and place orders twice a month.
  14. Maintains inventory and purchases supplies for the break room closet (plates, napkins, cups, plastic ware and etc.)
  15. Ensures the reception area, copier room and supply closet are neat, clean and welcoming.
  16. Train volunteers/staff on front desk procedures when covering the front desk.
  17. Check out the tables and chairs from the classroom to only staff.
  18. Run errands for CAV as needed.
  19. Assist staff with xeroxing flyers and brochures.
  20. Assist shelter staff with bilingual clients.
  21. Participate in trainings requested by Client Systems Manager and Executive Director.
  22. Maintains that the security alarm system of buildings is operating at all times.
  23. Calls and makes arrangement for car rentals for staff as needed.
  24. Participate in all staff meetings and other meetings requested by Client Systems Manager and Executive Director.
  25. Prepares Staff Meeting agendas and take minutes of the meetings.
  26. Prepares the staff anniversary gifts and gives them out at the Staff Meetings.
  27. Sends out birthday and sympathy cards to Board members, staff and individuals associated with agency.
  28. Assists HR/Operations Manager with scheduling of Supervisor’s meeting out of the agency.
  29. Become knowledgeable of the ways in which working with people who have experienced trauma, DV and SA, impacts employees and proactively work to limit the effects of compassion fatigue by seeking supervision when common signs are present.
  30. Engage in reflective supervision and actively examine how this work impacts you and how you impact the people that you work with as well as co-workers.
  31. Participate in a minimum of three agency events each year.
  32. Provides assistance with case look-ups in the Internet.
  33. Provide victim counseling/advocacy for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault as needed or requested.
  34. Abide by the confidentiality of CAV with regards to clients and work.
  35. Other responsibilities as assigned by Client Systems Manager and Executive Director.

Covered (“Non-Exempt”) and Not Covered (“Exempt”). All positions at CAV are classified as “covered” or “not covered” to determine if an employee qualified for overtime under state Wage and Hour laws and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered, also called “Non-Exempt”, includes all employees who are paid on an hourly basis and whose job responsibilities do not fit under any category of exemption under the FLSA. These employees are entitled to “Overtime” pay as described below. Not covered, also called “Exempt”, employees include certain administrators, executives or professionals who are paid on a salary basis. A salary basis includes the hourly rate the administrator, executive or professional is assigned. The job description identifies CAV’s classification of the position as covered and not covered for the purpose of qualifications for overtime. If an employee believes CAV’s classification is incorrect, the employee should contact HR for an analysis of their position and functions.

MINIMUM STAFF QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma/GED and any combination of education and training with the target population or two (2) years relevant experience in a human service related field; and must be 18 years of age or older. Must have forty (40) hours provider specific crisis intervention training; and a minimum of twenty (20) hours ongoing training per year related to target population, may include NMCADV, CSVANW, VOCA, or VAWA training.

CAV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that all persons are eligible to be employed, promoted or discharged, without regard to their sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability, age, ancestry, serious medical condition, gender identity, or national origin. CAV does not tolerate retaliation against any employee or client who filed grievance, made a complaint or questioned the handling of a discrimination charge.

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