Community Chest Careers

Current Job Openings:

Mental Health Therapist -Yerington/Hawthorne

Early Childhood Assistant   – Virginia City

Youth Programs Assistant – Virginia City


Mental Health Therapist – Yerington/Hawthorne

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



Early Childhood Assistant- Virginia City

Position Objective
 
To provide holistic and quality care to children and families participating in all Community
Chest Youth programs.
Qualifications/Requirements  
● Experience working with children, youth, and families
● Ability to complete required trainings within 90 days of hire
● Clear TB test
● Ability to read, set-up, and carryout lesson plans
● Ability to monitor groups of children
● Ability to work independently with strong sense of focus, task-oriented, non- judgmental,
and a clear sense of boundaries
● A strong sense of and respect for confidentiality involving both families and fellow
employees
● Flexible scheduling required
● Complete Nevada Law Enforcement background
● Ability to work in a variety of settings with culturally-diverse families and communities
with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate
● First-aid and CPR certification

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 a safe, clean, and positive environment for children
● Act as a liaison between Community Chest, Inc., parents, and community partners
● Prepare meals and snacks
● Assist with setup and cleanup of activities
● Maintains a high level of ethical conduct regarding confidentiality, dual-relationships,
and professional stature
● Ensure the program area is kept clean and safe
● Participate in regular staff meetings, staff training programs, supervisory sessions, and
staff retreats
● Maintain First-aid and CPR certification
● Work as part of a team
● Implement activities and lesson plans
● Mandated reporting
● 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 
Note: This position could work in our Infant/Toddler Center with children under two and/or our
Early Childhood Center with children 2 – 5.
Status: Full or Part-time

Revised August 2022


Youth Programs Assistant – Virginia City

Position Objective
 
To provide holistic and quality care to children and families participating in all Community
Chest Youth programs.
Qualifications/Requirements  
● Experience working with children, youth, and families
● Ability to complete required trainings within 90 days of hire
● Clear TB test
● Ability to read, set-up, and carryout lesson plans
● Ability to monitor groups of children
● Ability to work independently with strong sense of focus, task-oriented, non- judgmental,
and a clear sense of boundaries
● A strong sense of and respect for confidentiality involving both families and fellow
employees
● Flexible scheduling required
● Complete Nevada Law Enforcement background
● Ability to work in a variety of settings with culturally-diverse families and communities
with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate
● First-aid and CPR certification

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 a safe, clean, and positive environment for children
● Act as a liaison between Community Chest, Inc., parents, and community partners
● Prepare meals and snacks
● Assist with setup and cleanup of activities
● Maintains a high level of ethical conduct regarding confidentiality, dual-relationships,
and professional stature
● Ensure the program area is kept clean and safe
● Participate in regular staff meetings, staff training programs, supervisory sessions, and
staff retreats
● Maintain First-aid and CPR certification
● Work as part of a team
● Implement activities and lesson plans
● Mandated reporting
● 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 
Note: This position could work in our Infant/Toddler Center with children under two and/or our
Early Childhood Center with children 2 – 5.
Status: Full or Part-time

Revised August 2022


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