Community Chest Careers

Current Job Openings:

Victim’s Advocate – Lyon County

Mental Health Therapist – Rural Northern Nevada

Mental Health Therapist -Yerington

Community Health Worker – Mineral County

Community Health Worker – Storey County


Victims Advocate – Lyon county

Position Objective

The Advocate provides direct client services to ensure basic living needs are met for the client in a manner which ensures safety planning, needs assessment, and intervention for victims of crime including domestic violence and sexual assault.  The candidate functions as a team member and transmits the goals and mission of CCI in a professional and ethical manner. ‬‬‬‬‬

Qualifications/Requirements  

  • BA/BS in human service field with experience in crisis intervention and working with victims of victims of crime preferred. AA or equivalent considered with at least two years applicable experience. HS diploma or GED considered with at least four years applicable experience preferably working with domestic violence and/or sexual assault. 
  • Must be adaptable (open to feedback, change, new ideas) and be flexible in job tasks within a team format. 
  • Ability to be flexible in working hours to address emergency situations, shift coverage, meetings, speaking engagements, and various departmental/agency priorities.
  • Must possess strong customer service skills (courteous, friendly, etc.). Requires the ability to identify and solve problems in a calm, logical manner. Problem solving will include cooperative efforts with the program participants, volunteers, and staff.
  • Must be ethical (honest, responsible, accountable, demonstrates integrity).
  • Must be self-motivated, have the ability to work independently, demonstrate sound judgment, prioritize tasks, manage time efficiently and resources effectively.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office (or equivalent) and data entry. 
  • A valid driver’s license and dependable transportation required. 
  • Vehicle insurance must be maintained.
  • Must possess effective computer literacy skills (Microsoft Office Suite, data entry skills, word processing, Windows-based software programs, client management programs, basic email skills, etc.).
  • Must possess effective oral and written communication skills (includes appropriate telephone, email, and social media etiquette).
  • Must possess effective reading comprehension skills.
  • Flexible schedule 

Physical Demands 

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person or by telephone. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, bend; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally must sit and/or drive for periods of time exceeding 45 minutes. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Direct Victim Services — Provides advocacy, lethality assessments, safety planning, information, referrals, service management, crisis intervention, and follow-up services to clients so they may have the choices, support, and linkages necessary for them to be successful in pursuing a violence-free life. ‬
  • Assists clients with required paperwork as needed.
  • Conducts follow-up meetings with clients to assess progress toward completing service goals and identify areas requiring further assistance. 
  • Provides information, linkage, and referrals with community services providers to clients in order to facilitate accomplishment of goals, avoid duplication of services, and to ensure that clients can access resources available to them. Provide information regarding resources and options.
  • Maintains contact and follow-up with referral providers to ensure that clients’ needs are being met. 
  • Works closely with other advocates to ensure agency representation on community coalitions and task forces aimed at access and coordination of services.
  • Facilitates support/educational groups for clients.
  • Participates on emergency phone rotation providing after-hours assistance for 24/7 coverage. 
  • Assists victims with completing, filing, and obtaining protection orders as well as support and preparation regarding court hearings.
  • Provides support and preparation for victims regarding criminal court hearings. Advocates within the justice system, as needed, for survivors of domestic violence. 
  • Participates in service management reviews, staff meetings, coordinated community response meetings, and supervisory meetings (internal and external) with peers, supervisors, coworkers, and other agency representatives to further implement services.
  • Documents services, outcomes, and time provided for clients and maintain clients’ files in accordance with established agency guidelines.
  • Participates in community education presentations that help identify available services for victims of domestic violence. 
  • Facilitates transportation and/or transports victims needing medical attention, food or other assistance.
  • As assigned, trains, assists and supervises volunteers to provide services to clients.
  • As assigned, plans and implements outings and activities for victims.
  • Reports suspected child abuse and neglect according to Nevada Statute and per CCI policies and procedures. 
  • Assumes all other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Status: Full-Time 

Benefits: 100% employer-paid health insurance after 90-day introductory period. Dental benefits are voluntary and employee-paid. Employer paid retirement of 5% of gross earnings after one year. 14 paid holidays per year. Competitive leave allowances.
Position close: Once Filled.


Mental Health Therapist – Rural Northern Nevada

Position Objective

Counsel with emphasis on a strengths based approach. Work with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental health. Help individuals deal with issues such as addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting; domestic violence; suicide; stress management; problems with self-esteem; and issues associated with aging and mental and emotional health.

Qualifications/Requirements  

  • Practitioner must have a Master’s Degree or higher as well as relevant work experience and be independently licensed to practice mental health therapy by the state of NV, or be licensed eligible. 
  • Knowledge and skills in community based behavioral health care and case management preferred
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to establish rapport
  • Knowledge of data entry programs 
  • Ability to work independently with strong sense of focus, task-oriented, non- judgmental, open personal qualities, clear sense of boundaries
  • A strong sense of and respect for confidentiality involving both clients and fellow employees
  • Ability to work in a variety of settings with culturally-diverse families and communities with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate
  • Good interpersonal, communication and documentation skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and within multiple agency programs 
  • Flexible scheduling required

Physical Demands 

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person, by telephone, or online. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, jump, run, bend and be on the ground. The employee occasionally must sit and/or drive for periods of time exceeding 45 minutes. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, and help them to develop insight into themselves and their relationships.  Utilize various trauma-focused theories and provide trauma informed care (TIC).
  • Guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their problems.
  • Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports, as well as the confidentiality of the records.
  • Counsel clients individually and in group sessions to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes.
  • Collect information about clients through clinical interviews and measure against the DSM-5-TR to assess for the presence of a possible mental health or substance use disorder.
  • Act as client advocate in order to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
  • Promote an interdisciplinary teach approach by collaborating with colleagues.
  • Meet with families, probation officers, police, and other interested parties in order to exchange necessary information during the treatment process.
  • Consult with family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting clients.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling programs and clients’ progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards defined objectives.
  • Input accurate and complete documentation for all clients into database
  • Maintains a high level of ethical conduct regarding confidentiality, dual-relationships, and professional stature
  • Conduct program outreach when appropriate 
  • Continuously work with fellow staff to promote excellence as a program, cohesion of service for clients, and to encourage teamwork 
  • Provide all required documentation in a timely manner, which may include client assessment, check requests, follow-up, outcome evaluation, grant reporting, and evaluations
  • Participate in regular staff meetings, staff training programs, supervisory sessions, and accept the responsibility for aiding the development of positive team relationships as requested
  • Adhere to agency policy, procedures and the professional code of ethics
  • Problem solve and multi task on a daily basis
  • Perform other duties as assigned 


Status: Full-time

Wages: DOE $60,000-$66,000


Mental Health Therapist – Yerington

Position Objective

Counsel with emphasis on a strengths based approach. Work with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental health. Help individuals deal with issues such as addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting; domestic violence; suicide; stress management; problems with self-esteem; and issues associated with aging and mental and emotional health.

Qualifications/Requirements  

  • Practitioner must have a Master’s Degree or higher as well as relevant work experience and be independently licensed to practice mental health therapy by the state of NV, or be licensed eligible. 
  • Knowledge and skills in community based behavioral health care and case management preferred
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to establish rapport
  • Knowledge of data entry programs 
  • Ability to work independently with strong sense of focus, task-oriented, non- judgmental, open personal qualities, clear sense of boundaries
  • A strong sense of and respect for confidentiality involving both clients and fellow employees
  • Ability to work in a variety of settings with culturally-diverse families and communities with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate
  • Good interpersonal, communication and documentation skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and within multiple agency programs 
  • Flexible scheduling required

Physical Demands 

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person, by telephone, or online. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, jump, run, bend and be on the ground. The employee occasionally must sit and/or drive for periods of time exceeding 45 minutes. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Encourage clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, and help them to develop insight into themselves and their relationships.  Utilize various trauma-focused theories and provide trauma informed care (TIC).
  • Guide clients in the development of skills and strategies for dealing with their problems.
  • Prepare and maintain all required treatment records and reports, as well as the confidentiality of the records.
  • Counsel clients individually and in group sessions to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life, and making changes.
  • Collect information about clients through clinical interviews and measure against the DSM-5-TR to assess for the presence of a possible mental health or substance use disorder.
  • Act as client advocate in order to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
  • Develop and implement treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge.
  • Promote an interdisciplinary teach approach by collaborating with colleagues.
  • Meet with families, probation officers, police, and other interested parties in order to exchange necessary information during the treatment process.
  • Consult with family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting clients.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling programs and clients’ progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards defined objectives.
  • Input accurate and complete documentation for all clients into database
  • Maintains a high level of ethical conduct regarding confidentiality, dual-relationships, and professional stature
  • Conduct program outreach when appropriate 
  • Continuously work with fellow staff to promote excellence as a program, cohesion of service for clients, and to encourage teamwork 
  • Provide all required documentation in a timely manner, which may include client assessment, check requests, follow-up, outcome evaluation, grant reporting, and evaluations
  • Participate in regular staff meetings, staff training programs, supervisory sessions, and accept the responsibility for aiding the development of positive team relationships as requested
  • Adhere to agency policy, procedures and the professional code of ethics
  • Problem solve and multi task on a daily basis
  • Perform other duties as assigned 


Status: Full-time

Wages: DOE $60,000-$66,000


Community Health Worker – Mineral County

Position Objective

To provide holistic and comprehensive support and case management services to all clients who participate in Community Chest programs. This process includes intake assessment, goal setting, plan development, progress monitoring, advocacy, referrals, financial management, grant knowledge, reporting, and overall ability to work with people.  

Qualifications/Requirements  

  • Bachelor’s degree in a human services type field OR comparable work experience
  • Community Health Worker Certification to be obtained within the first 6 months of hire
  • Knowledge and skills in community based behavioral health care and case management preferred
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Experience working with persons in crisis preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to establish rapport
  • Ability to motivate others towards achieving goals
  • Knowledge of data entry programs 
  • Ability to work independently with strong sense of focus, task-oriented, non- judgmental, open personal qualities, clear sense of boundaries
  • A strong sense of and respect for confidentiality involving both clients and fellow employees
  • Ability to work in a variety of settings with culturally-diverse families and communities with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate
  • Ability to legally operate a motor vehicle and provide own transportation
  • Good interpersonal, communication and documentation skills
  • Flexible scheduling required

Physical Demands 

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person, by telephone, or online. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, jump, run, bend and be on the ground. The employee occasionally must sit and/or drive for periods of time exceeding 45 minutes. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Maintain an overall caseload of 10- 20 individuals
  • Meet with clients regularly in the office or out in the community for the duration of their time in the program and maintaining follow up for as long as the client requires attention
  • Adhere to the goals of the program, as well as the vision statement
  • Connect individuals with needed and available resources including working alongside law enforcement to address high needs clients in crisis
  • Provide Assessment and Screening to clients using the Columbia Rating Scale
  • Input accurate and complete data for all contacts with clients into required database
  • Maintains a high level of ethical conduct regarding confidentiality, dual-relationships, and professional stature
  • Conduct program outreach when appropriate 
  • Continuously work with fellow staff to promote excellence as a program, cohesion of service for clients, and to encourage teamwork 
  • Provide all required documentation in a timely manner, which may include client assessment, check requests, follow-up, outcome evaluation, grant reporting, client contact sheets, and evaluations
  • Participate in regular staff meetings, staff training programs, supervisory sessions, and accept the responsibility for aiding the development of positive team relationships as requested
  • Adhere to agency policy, procedures and the professional code of ethics
  • Problem solve and multi-task on a daily basis
  • Perform other duties as assigned 


Status: Full-time

Benefits: 100% employer-paid health insurance after 90-day introductory period. Dental benefits are voluntary and employee-paid. Employer paid retirement of 5% of gross earnings after one year. 14 paid holidays per year. Competitive leave allowances.

Revised September 2022


Community Health Worker – Storey County

Position Objective

To provide holistic and comprehensive support and case management services to all clients who participate in Community Chest programs. This process includes intake assessment, goal setting, plan development, progress monitoring, advocacy, referrals, financial management, grant knowledge, reporting, and overall ability to work with people.  

Qualifications/Requirements  

  • Bachelor’s degree in a human services type field OR comparable work experience
  • Community Health Worker Certification to be obtained within the first 6 months of hire
  • Knowledge and skills in community based behavioral health care and case management preferred
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Experience working with persons in crisis preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to establish rapport
  • Ability to motivate others towards achieving goals
  • Knowledge of data entry programs 
  • Ability to work independently with strong sense of focus, task-oriented, non- judgmental, open personal qualities, clear sense of boundaries
  • A strong sense of and respect for confidentiality involving both clients and fellow employees
  • Ability to work in a variety of settings with culturally-diverse families and communities with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate
  • Ability to legally operate a motor vehicle and provide own transportation
  • Good interpersonal, communication and documentation skills
  • Flexible scheduling required

Physical Demands 

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person, by telephone, or online. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, jump, run, bend and be on the ground. The employee occasionally must sit and/or drive for periods of time exceeding 45 minutes. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Maintain an overall caseload of 10- 20 individuals
  • Meet with clients regularly in the office or out in the community for the duration of their time in the program and maintaining follow up for as long as the client requires attention
  • Adhere to the goals of the program, as well as the vision statement
  • Connect individuals with needed and available resources including working alongside law enforcement to address high needs clients in crisis
  • Provide Assessment and Screening to clients using the Columbia Rating Scale
  • Input accurate and complete data for all contacts with clients into required database
  • Maintains a high level of ethical conduct regarding confidentiality, dual-relationships, and professional stature
  • Conduct program outreach when appropriate 
  • Continuously work with fellow staff to promote excellence as a program, cohesion of service for clients, and to encourage teamwork 
  • Provide all required documentation in a timely manner, which may include client assessment, check requests, follow-up, outcome evaluation, grant reporting, client contact sheets, and evaluations
  • Participate in regular staff meetings, staff training programs, supervisory sessions, and accept the responsibility for aiding the development of positive team relationships as requested
  • Adhere to agency policy, procedures and the professional code of ethics
  • Problem solve and multi-task on a daily basis
  • Perform other duties as assigned 


Status: Full-time

Benefits: 100% employer-paid health insurance after 90-day introductory period. Dental benefits are voluntary and employee-paid. Employer paid retirement of 5% of gross earnings after one year. 14 paid holidays per year. Competitive leave allowances.

Revised September 2022


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