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Fiscal Support Manager

JOB SUMMARY:

This is a full-time non-exempt position. The employee in this position assist with the maintenance of financial records including payroll, accounts receivable and payable, budget, grants, and other accounting records. The roles, responsibilities, job functions, knowledge, skills and abilities set forth herein may be revised from time-to-time in order to comply with federal and state laws, departmental needs and the changing requirements for this position.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

ACCOUNTING & PAYROLL

  • Maintain personnel time and activity sheets and expense reports.

  • Assist CFO as needed with the preparation of payroll, payroll reports, taxes (state and federal - monthly quarterly and year end).

  • Assist CFO with deposits and preparation of invoices to be paid.

  • Assist with the preparation of information for external and internal audits.

  • Assist with preparation of monthly financial reports.

 

GRANTS

  • Assist with financial grant reports.

  • Organize and file grant documentation.

  • Record asset purchases and disposals for grant purposes.

  • Assist with record keeping and filing of permanent documents, etc.

 

OTHER

  • Assist employees and the public in a professional manner.

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so the employee gets along with the public, coworkers, and management.

  • Being pleasant, respectful, and civil with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

  • Maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.

  • Obligation to be reliable, responsible, dependable, and fulfill duties.

  • Must show up for work on a regular and predictable basis as scheduled. 

  • It is imperative to practice self-care due to vicarious and secondary trauma staff may incur. Employees are requested and expected to take care of themselves. SOS will assist with wellness tools for group and individual settings. 

 

INTERMITTENT DUTIES:

  • Attend Finance Committee meetings.

  • Attend All Staff meetings.

  • Assist in developing and maintaining finance policies. 

  • Other duties as assigned by the SOS Executive Director, including complying with grant goals and objectives, but not limited to, informing crime victims of their statutory rights and assisting crime victims in seeking available compensation. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess valid Kansas Driver’s License and auto insurance.

  • EXPERIENCE: Five years of general office duties preferred. The Fiscal Support Manager is expected to perform in a satisfactory manner after twelve months on the job.

  • EDUCATION: High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent required. Two years of post-secondary education leading to an Associate Degree in Business Administrative Technology or equivalent experience desirable.

  • KNOWLEDGE: Must have the ability to receive, interpret and follow verbal and written instructions. Required to read, write, and speak English fluently with the ability to speak a foreign language helpful.

  • SKILLS: Proficient level use of Microsoft programs such as Word, Excel, and Outlook, copier, and fax machine; excellent mathematical skills, written and oral communication, people, organization, and time management skills; an ability to maintain confidentiality along with representing the agency in a positive and professional manner.

    • Problem Solving: Frequent problem solving occurs in this position. It requires the ability to evaluate alternatives to resolve disputes.

    • Decision-Making: Frequent situations occur that are outside established policies and procedures and require astute judgment.

    • Deductive Reasoning: The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

    • Inductive Reasoning: The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

    • Supervisory: None.

    • Interpersonal: Frequent contact with other departments, SOS employees, government agencies, and the public. Ability to work with a diverse group of people to be as inclusive as possible and as indicated in the SOS Employee Handbook.

    • Financial/Budgetary: Involves considerable fund transactions and assists with the preparation and monitoring of the department budget. 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Subject to work voluntary overtime and subject to voluntary call-in. 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIEMENTS:

Ability to lift up to 15 pounds occasionally and up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. May be assigned to multilevel building with some floors accessible by stairs only. Requirements of moving about the office. Sit approximately 90% of the time. Frequently express ideas by spoken words. Frequently operate equipment requiring moderate ability.

Send interest letter and resume to

Mickey Edwards, SOS, 1420 C of E Drive: Box 6, Emporia, KS 66801

or email medwards@soskansas.com.

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CASA Advocate Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY: 

This is a full-time, non-exempt position. The CASA Advocate Coordinator provides professional staff support to CASA advocates ensuring that children involved with the CASA program receive sound advocacy.  The Advocate Coordinator is responsible to recruit, screen, train, and supervise advocates.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

ADVOCATE RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING

  • Coordinate advocate recruitment and screening.

  • Schedule and coordinate training and in-service classes, acting as moderator and/or presenter in coordination with the CASA Director.

  • Aide in the implementation of advocate in-service training.

  • Schedule and facilitate advocate pre-service training.

 

CASE MANAGEMENT

  • Assist in advocate assignments.

  • Assist in or perform casework as needed, serving as a special advocate working directly   with at risk children and low-income families.

  • Maintain accurate advocate work and performance records.

  • Keep advocate and case files and database up to date and complete.

  • Keep current schedule of upcoming court dates and case plan meetings.

  • Attend all court hearings with the advocates assigned.

  • Attend case plans and other meetings as necessary.

  • Maintain appropriate communication with DCF and its contractors, and other agencies     involved in cases.

  • Report to the Director on advocate performance.

 

VOLUNTEER SUPERVISION

  • Make monthly contact with assigned advocates; document all contacts with advocates.

  • Assist advocates in preparation, editing, and distribution of reports to the court.

  • Provide assistance and consultation as needed and when requested by the advocate.

  • Oversee the completion of the advocate monthly report forms, ensuring that the CASA office receives a monthly written report from each advocate.

  • Consult with DCF and contracting agencies regarding child/family needs and advocate assignments.

  • Report to the Director on advocate performance.

  • Schedule and attend advocate support meetings.

  • Prepare monthly CASA advocate newsletter and quarterly supporter newsletter.

PROGRAM ACTIVITIES

  • Maintain confidentiality.

  • Attend at least twelve hours of continuing education each year including conferences, workshops, etc. in order to maintain knowledge of current theory, literature, legislation and resources.

  • Assist in the planning of advocate recognition events.

  • Complete appropriate documentation as required.

  • Other duties as assigned by the SOS Executive Director, including complying with grant goals and objectives.  These duties may include providing training and education regarding child welfare issues, including human trafficking, within the community and/or   in schools.  These duties may also include informing crime victims of their statutory rights under K.S.A. 74-7301; 74-7333; 74-7335 and assisting crime victims in seeking available compensation.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess a valid Kansas Driver’s License and auto insurance.

  • Must be at least twenty-one years of age.

  • CERTIFICATION: Must participate in CASA advocate training, be certified with the Kansas Office of Judicial Administration to act as a special advocate and maintain such certification.

  • EXPERIENCE: Experience in social service agency, volunteer organization, or court-related environment with experience recruiting, training, and supervision of volunteers preferred.

  • EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and/or proven experience required.

  • KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of issues related to family dynamics and child abuse.  An understanding of the legal system. Must have the ability to receive, interpret and follow verbal and written instructions. Required to read, write, and speak English fluently. The ability to speak Spanish is beneficial but not required.

  • SKILLS: Able to work effectively with low income and high-risk children and families.  Able to work well with other disciplines within the system.  Able to work independently as well as part of a multi-facet professional team.  Able to organize, plan, and implement activities appropriate to program goals.  Product accurate documentation, organize and facilitate meetings. 

Please send resume to csanchez@soskansas.com

CASA Advocate Coordinator
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