WORK FOR US

Director of Finance

The Director of Finance manages a team of three employees (receivables, payables, bookkeeping) and is actively engaged in daily business operations as well as strategic financial analysis and planning. The successful Director will work to master and improve processes and strategies to optimize NMCCH’s financial performance in all respects.

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Mathematics or relevant field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent computer, research, and data collection skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-building skills
  • Commitment to confidentiality, sensitivity, and empowerment of others
  • Professional presentation and attitude with coworkers, clients, vendors and general public

Preferred

  • 3+ years of proven work experience in financial operations
  • 1+ years of proven work experience in QuickBooks Enterprise
  • 2+ years of proven work experience in non-profit accounting
  • Solid understanding of federal and NM financial requirements and guidelines
  • Demonstrated IT background in Windows client/server environments
  • Master’s Degree in relevant field

Additional Requirements as required under CYFD licensing

  • Proof of academic records
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID 19
  • Successful completion of a national criminal records background check (to include fingerprinting)

 

House Parents

Houseparents love and care for children.  They meet children’s basic daily needs of food, shelter, and clothing.  They also coordinate other critical services such as spiritual guidance, education, healthcare, mental/emotional support, recreation, and transportation.  Houseparents work with NMCCH staff to create a caring Christian community who serve children under God.

Required

  • Supervisory responsibilities: Supervise and care for 10 to 12 children in addition to any children you may have of your own
  • Budget: Trustworthy and responsible for cottage budget and receipts
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Driving: A valid driver’s license with good driving record
  • Age: At least 21 years of age
  • Married: NMCCH hires husband and wife couples who have been married for at least two years
  • Physical: Requires the ability to complete common household tasks

Skills

  • Ability and desire to live with and serve the needs of youth
  • Good interpersonal skills and strong ability to work with children and adults
  • Commitment to confidentiality
  • Professional presentation and attitude with coworkers, clients, vendors, and general public
  • Ability to collaborate and solve problems
  • Ability to set goals and track progress toward those goals
  • Ability to deal with stressful situations
  • Ability to be flexible in daily routines

Preferred:

3+ years of successful work with children desired

Additional Legal Requirements

  • Successful completion of a national criminal records background check (to include fingerprinting)
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID 19

Primary Responsibilities

The essential responsibility throughout all the work of a houseparent is to model Christian family-living and present Christianity with a positive, inviting, and non-judgmental attitude

Family time

  • Listen to children tell you about their day, their feelings, and their goals
  • Coach children about navigating the complexities of life
  • Accept children as they are, and nurture and build on their strengths
  • Engage in fun activities with the children
  • Guide, direct, and redirect basic behaviors, attitudes, and decision making skills
  • Teach responsibility through cottage job, school work, and other activities outside the cottage
  • Keep an organized schedule

Coordinate with child care team

  • Report to the Residential Program Manager
  • Houseparents work with the child care team to create individualized plans for children’s growth. These plans address emotional, educational, medical, and spiritual needs.

Benefits

Competitive pay, paid medical, life, dental, and vision insurance, matching 401k deposits up to 5% of pay, housing furnished, food provided, utilities paid, cottage travel provided, and educational assistance

 

Farm Assistant
The  Farm Assistant reports to, and works closely with, the Farm Program Manager to care for the agricultural facilities, land, improvements, equipment and livestock owned by the New Mexico Christian Children's home.  An individual with a well rounded skill set is desirable. Operating and maintaining farm machinery, welding, light mechanical  and general maintenance work are common assignments.  Livestock feeding and husbandry are required resulting in an "odd hour" but somewhat flexible schedule at times. This position emphasizes working with the Farm Program Manager to teach and train children with livestock projects including rabbits, goats, lambs and pigs and helping them learn basic work skills, responsibility and a strong work ethic.  On site housing is provided for this position.

Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Good problem-solving abilities
  • Good interpersonal skills and strong ability to work with others
  • Professional presentation and attitude with coworkers, clients, vendors and general public
  • Ability to successfully and efficiently perform assigned one-person jobs
  • Ability to work outdoors for lengthy periods in all weather conditions
  • Ability to take apart machines and equipment to remove and replace defective parts
  • Ability to understand blueprints and repair manuals as necessary
  • Ability to use tools such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches
  • Ability to climb and stoop repeatedly, such as required by roofing or plumbing jobs
  • Ability to repeatedly lift and/or carry loads of up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in close contact with livestock including cattle, sheep, goats and pigs
  • Reside in NMCCH-provided housing co-located with animals and land under your care

Preferred

  • Certified in use of certain heavy equipment such as fork lifts
  • CDL
  • Past experience with showing livestock in fairs
  • Past experience with judging livestock at fairs

Additional Requirements as required under CYFD licensing

  • Proof of academic records
  • Successful completion of a national criminal records background check (to include fingerprinting)
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID 19

 

Campus Life Minister

The Main Campus Life Minister reports to Ministry Manager YH. Life ministers are responsible for coordinating, developing and delivering spiritual materials, guidance and support to NMCCH clients.

Required

  • Bachelors or equivalent degree in youth or family ministry, counseling or other closely related field
  • Strong interpersonal skills in person and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to speak to groups in a professional ministerial capacity
  • Demonstrated empathy for, and commitment to, youth and broken families
  • Ability to communicate and work well with others
  • Ability to minister to others with kindness and grace, and without casting judgement
  • Commitment to confidentiality, sensitivity, and empowerment of others
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record
  • Competency with web-based software application use and common PC-based office applications
  • Main Campus Life Minister will reside in NMCCH provided housing located on NMCCH main campus

Preferred

  • 3+ years of proven experience in a similar role

Additional Requirements as required under CYFD licensing

  • Proof of academic records
  • Successful completion of a national criminal records background check (to include fingerprinting)
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or obtain an approved medical or religious waiver

 

Maintenance Specialist 

The maintenance specialist will report to the facilities manager and will work in small to medium scale residential building maintenance across one or more of our campuses. This position is typically Monday through Friday, with the specialist remaining on call 24/7 for emergencies. The specialist can expect to be responsible for maintenance, repair and remodeling of existing buildings, as well as field work such as fence building & repair, irrigation systems, landscape, concrete work, etc. This position includes housing that is provided to the employee

Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Good problem-solving abilities
  • Good interpersonal skills and strong ability to work with others
  • Professional presentation and attitude with coworkers, clients, vendors and general public
  • Ability to successfully and efficiently perform assigned one-person jobs
  • Ability to work outdoors for lengthy periods in all weather conditions
  • Ability to take apart machines and equipment to remove and replace defective parts
  • Ability to understand blueprints and repair manuals as necessary
  • Ability to use tools such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches
  • Ability to climb and stoop repeatedly, such as required by roofing or plumbing jobs
  • Commitment to confidentiality, sensitivity, and empowerment of others
  • Reside in NMCCH-provided housing co-located with buildings under your care

Preferred

  • 3+ years of proven work experience in residential maintenance
  • Certified in use of certain heavy equipment such as fork lifts
  • CDL

Additional Requirements as required under CYFD licensing

  • Proof of academic records
  • Successful completion of a national criminal records background check (to include fingerprinting)
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or obtain an approved medical or religious waiver
  • This position requires the employee to reside in NMCCH housing.

 

Social Worker

The Social Worker reports to the Social Services Coordinator and is responsible for coordinating social services (to include educational planning) for all NMCCH clients who require them.

It is expected that the Social worker will meet with clients weekly, complete intake, complete needs assessment, provide life skill resources and monitor progress for clients during their time within, and after participation in, our NMCCH programs. With the supervision of the Social Services Coordinator, the intern will also assist clients in educational needs such as researching colleges/trade schools, completing application/admissions, financial aid, and coordination of client’s accommodations.

Required

  • Earned a Bachelor’s of Social Work (BSW) Degree at an accredited University.
  • Earned a social work license
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good problem-solving abilities
  • Understands and uses Microsoft Office effectively
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-building skills
  • Commitment to confidentiality, sensitivity, and empowerment of others
  • Professional presentation and attitude with coworkers, clients, vendors and public.

Preferred

  • Willing to develop additional Social working skills and credentials
  • 3+ years of proven work experience in a similar role
  • 3+ years of proven work experience in a non-profit organization

Additional Requirements as required under CYFD licensing

  • Proof of academic records
  • Successful completion of a national criminal records background check (to include fingerprinting)
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or obtain an approved medical or religious waiver

Ministry Assistant 

The Ministry Assistant reports to an assigned NMCCH Manager, providing general labor and routine business functions for the assigned ministry. Depending upon current NMCCH needs, this position may be full time or part time. Along with other assigned duties specific to the program and cognizant manager direction, the assistant is responsible for information and document storage, written correspondence, and verbal communications with NMCCH personnel and the public.

Required

  • Strong interpersonal skills in person, in writing and on the phone
  • Competency with MS Office
  • Competency with Google web-based applications
  • Competency with cloud-based software application use
  • Ability to communicate and work well with others
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred

  • 1+ years of proven experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor's degree

Additional Requirements as required under CYFD licensing

  • Proof of academic records
  • Successful completion of a national criminal records background check (to include fingerprinting)
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or obtain an approved medical or religious waiver
  • Depending on which assistant position is offered, the employee may be require to live in NMCCH housing

Benefits of Joining our Team!

BENEFITS

Some of the benefits of working at the New Mexico Christian Children’s Home:

Competitive salary

Housing provided (for specific positions)

Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance

401(k) company match

Satisfaction of making a difference in the lives of children and families!

CONTACT

For more information regarding employment, please contact:

David Van Wettering , Human Resources  Administrator 

human.resources@nmcch.org

575-356-5372 

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