What We Need:
We are looking for a fully-licensed mental health professional who will provide individual, family and group psychotherapy utilizing the Natural Lifemanship model. Ideally this is someone who has experience working with children and families who have experienced trauma; and, who has worked in the community mental health field with experience in doing diagnostic intake assessments, writing treatment plans, setting therapy goals, and creating great clinical documentation. This position is critical to our work and we need someone who is self-aware, has good self-regulation skills, is a team player, is open to learning a new model, and who is able to ask for help from peers and supervisors. We have a team approach to therapy in a supportive environment. We also mostly work outdoors in a natural setting.
Additionally, we desire these qualities:
- Strong psychosocial assessment and diagnostic skills.
- Strong self-direction with minimal supervision regarding use of time.
- Ability to effectively prioritize work assignments.
- Ability to communicate effectively with professionals and clients/families.
- Ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a self-directed team.
- Provides individual, family and group psychotherapy utilizing the Natural Lifemanship model (training will be provided). Incorporates other experiential treatment modalities including art, play, music and outdoor therapy as needed to enhance client’s treatment plan.
- Conducts new client intake sessions; administers evaluation and measurement tools.
- Assesses clients for risk of harm to self or others
- Modifies treatment activities or approaches as needed to comply with changes in clients' status
- Counsels family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, or supporting clients
- Communicates with clients via phone calls and email as needed to address questions and concerns that arise outside of scheduled sessions.
- Enters clinical notes into client management system for each session in a timely manner, according to requirements of regulatory agencies and consistent with the organization’s policies and procedures
Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field from an accredited college or university. Three years or more of experience working in a community mental health setting with children and families who have experienced trauma is preferred.
Must be a fully licensed mental health professional (i.e. LPC, LCSW, LMFT). Must have a CAQH number and credentialing with Medicare/Medicaid is preferred.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee will be working primarily outdoors around horses and other livestock and is exposed to changing weather conditions.
Salary & Benefits:
Salary commensurate with experience
Medical and Dental insurance available
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) plan available
Competitive PTO policy
The Development Officer is responsible for working directly with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to raise approximately $650,000 annually. As part of Spirit Reins’ senior staff, the Development Officer will plan and implement all fundraising and communication strategies and provide input and guidance for strategic and operational organizational planning.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
These responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
FUNDRAISING JOB DUTIES:
- Create, implement and manage a comprehensive strategic fundraising plan
- Develop, maintain and analyze metrics of annual contributed support goals
- Maintain all development finances to ensure expenses are in line with budget
- Recommend professional best practices to the Executive Director and board and facilitate development training for members of the board and staff as needed
- Manage all aspects of the annual fund
- Oversee the planning and coordination of special events, including fundraising events, open houses, ranch tours and stewardship events
- Ensure donor retention through a stewardship plan that includes appropriate gift acknowledgement and recognition
- Cultivate strong relationships with the Executive Director, staff, board, committees, donors, volunteers and community leaders
- Identify, cultivate and solicit major gift prospects
- Oversee all grant research, grant writing and funder relationship management
- Recruit, train and support key volunteers for major gift campaigns, special events and other development and communication activities
- Organize and maintain efficient operational procedures and record-keeping, including maintaining the donor management system and timely gift acknowledgement
COMMUNICATIONS JOB DUTIES:
- Create, implement and manage a comprehensive marketing communications plan
- Manage the organization's marketing communication efforts including social media, website, newsletters, fundraising appeals and media relations
- Oversee community relations to increase public awareness of Spirit Reins
- Manage Spirit Reins' brand and messaging
- Coordinate the design and distribution of all marketing collateral
- Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree a plus
- Minimum of 3-6 years of experience in major gifts, grant writing, donor cultivation and marketing communications
- Professional demeanor and ability to build relationships with supporters of varying backgrounds
- Strong written and oral communications skills
- Ability to work closely with other members of the team
- Medical, dental and vision insurance
- FSA plan
- Generous PTO
- Flexible work schedule
- Office on 125 acres in the heart of the Texas Hill Country