Chief Financial Officer

 

About Next Step Community Solutions

 

Next Step Community Solutions is a thirty-six year old Tyler, Texas based 501c3 nonprofit organization that works in the areas education, training, counseling and mentoring, with particular focus in substance abuse prevention and adolescent mental health.

 

Our office is located at 305 South Broadway Avenue Ste 603 in Tyler, Texas.

 

We currently provide substance abuse prevention services through our agency’s two Community Coalition Partnerships covering 8 East Texas Counties in HHSC Region 4 and youth mental health counseling services on 61 school campuses, 11 juvenile probation locations, and 1 office location. We serve 26 East Texas Counties in HHSC Regions 3, 4 and 5. In addition to counseling we train school staff and provide school-based suicide prevention services.

 

 

General Description

 

The CFO will report directly to the Executive Director. They will play a key leadership role in setting policy and managing the overall financial and other operational requirements of the organization. The CFO position may require being hands on for specific accounting and reporting and other various finance tasks as needed. The CFO will lead/manage one office manager/book keeper. They will oversee all financial compliance and recognition for government (city, state and federal) contracts and private grants. They must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace.

 

Primary Job Functions

 

Specifically, the CFO will be responsible for the following areas of Next Step’s operation:

 

Accounting and Administration

• Accounting systems and functions.
• Maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures.
• Timeliness, accuracy and usefulness of financial and management reporting for city, state and federal funders, foundations and board of directors; oversee the preparation and communication of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
• Coordinate audits and proper filing of tax returns.
• Legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions.

 

Finance

• Cash flow planning and ensuring availability of funds as needed.
• Cash, investment and asset management.
• Financing strategies and activities, as well as banking relationships.

 

Planning, Policy and External Relations

• Coordinate the development and monitoring of budgets.
• Develop financial business plans and forecasts.
• Participate in policy development as a member of the senior management team.
• Represent the agency to financial partners, including financial institutions, auditors, public officials, etc.
• Remain up to date on nonprofit audit best practices and state and federal law regarding nonprofit operations

 

In addition, the CFO will:

 

• Oversee the preparation of financial statements and balance sheets
• Spearhead annual audits and tax returns
• Monitor liability, D & O and related agency insurance; and
• Maintain financial records
• Assist with Human Resources – fringe benefits, 403b

 

Required Qualifications

 

• A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
• Performance in a financial-management role that partnered with executive staff to develop and implement successful financial management strategies
• Nonprofit accounting, including fund and grant accounting, compliance, and reporting
• Experience and interest in strategic planning, including process design and measurement
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to explain technical finance and accounting topics to non-technical audiences such as staff and the board
• A self-reflective and positive disposition with a focus on continuous growth and improvement for self and others
• Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities, proposing new ways of creating efficiencies, and guiding investment in people and systems
• An ability to work well with others in a highly collaborative environment

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

• Registered/licensed CPA or MBA strongly preferred
• Working understanding of government grants strongly preferred

 

Physical Requirement:

 

Position requires:

 

• Frequent sitting, standing and walking
• Ability to use hands and handle objects
• Adequate vision and hearing is necessary for duties
• Ability to endure looking at computer screens for extended periods of time during the work day
• Occasional pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds
• Speaking/talking on the telephone and in-person

 

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Next Step Community Solutions provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

 

Send cover letter and resume to brandon.davidson@nextstepcsi.com

 

Chief Financial Officer Job Description PDF

Mental Health Coordinator

 

About Next Step Community Solutions

 

Next Step Community Solutions is a thirty-six year old Tyler, Texas based 501c3 nonprofit organization that works in the areas education, training, counseling and mentoring, with particular focus in substance abuse prevention and adolescent mental health.

 

Our office is located at 305 South Broadway Avenue Ste 603 in Tyler, Texas.

 

We currently provide substance abuse prevention services through our agency’s two Community Coalition Partnerships covering 8 East Texas Counties in HHSC Region 4 and youth mental health counseling services on 61 school campuses, 11 juvenile probation locations, and 1 office location. We serve 26 East Texas Counties in HHSC Regions 3, 4 and 5. In addition to counseling we train school staff and provide school-based suicide prevention services.

 

 

General Description

 

Next Step Community Solutions is seeking candidates to support suicide prevention in Texas school communities.  These positions (3 total) exist to support the implementation of Sources of Strength, Youth Mental Health First Aid, and QPR in East Texas.  Additionally, these positions serve as a resource around suicide prevention, intervention, and response to all schools in the identified regions.

 

Primary Job Functions

 

  • Provide direct program support for schools implementing youth suicide prevention programs in the identified region, including but not limited to Sources of Strength and Youth Mental Health First Aid.
  • Certify as a Sources of Strength trainer during the 2021-2022 school year.
  • Conduct initial and booster Sources of Strength trainings in regional schools.
  • Communicate effectively with program assistant with scheduling any trainings.
  • Provide information to and facilitate communication among schools implementing youth suicide prevention programs including but not limited to Sources of Strength, Youth Mental Health First Aid, and QPR in the identified region.
  • Train and become competent in conducting mental health gatekeeper training to the staff of schools implementing youth suicide prevention programs in the region (primary), and other school communities in the identified region as needed / requested (secondary).
  • Respond promptly to requests for technical support and program information from all cohort schools including but not limited to Sources of Strength schools in the identified region; including marketing the Sources of Strength request for proposals when it is available and researching and becoming informed of any other youth suicide program if applicable.
  • Maintain current and accurate information on school contacts, activities and summary of action steps taken for regional schools.
  • Provide postvention support to all schools in the identified region impacted by completed suicides in conjunction with senior program specialist and program director.
  • Provide training and support for schools implementing Youth Mental Health First Aid and QPR in the identified region when available and applicable.
  • Promote / represent Next Step Community Solutions at all relevant opportunities (such as school association meetings and events); this may include activities such as speaking at an event or hosting a table / booth provided such venues are applicable to youth and/or youth suicide prevention.
  • Provide professional, regular communication with other Next Step team members regarding the status of program implementation in the identified region.
  • Serve as a nexus of information and activity around youth suicide prevention among schools and community stakeholders in the identified region.
  • Actively participate in professional development opportunities that support youth suicide prevention and intervention to increase knowledge and expertise in suicide prevention at state and national levels. Become an expert in suicide prevention through collaboration with other team members, national suicide resources and youth-specific best practices.
  • Attend to the timely collection of thorough and complete data from cohort schools in the identified region.
  • Regularly assess funded schools in the identified region for promising and innovative practices around suicide prevention and report findings to the Program Director and Director of Operations and Programs on an ongoing basis.
  • Establish a repository of mental health and related resources in the identified region, and for state and national resources if applicable, to provide support for schools responding to suicidal ideation, attempts and completions.

 

 

Requirements

 

  • Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in administration, counseling, psychology, social work, or related field
  • Experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience in working with school personnel and/or in school settings
  • Experience with creating and positively supporting / maintaining systems change
  • Computer experience and basic computer fluency
  • An ability to work independently and in cooperation with others
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills in working with diverse populations
  • Flexibility in assigned work hours
  • A commitment to public health approaches, community collaboration, and youth development
  • An energetic and positive approach to the rapidly evolving changes and challenges of a complex workplace.

 

Travel Requirement

 

  • Position travels 60% to area schools.
  • Must have valid Texas Driver’s License and proof of auto insurance

 

Physical Requirement:

 

Position requires:

 

• Frequent sitting, standing and walking
• Ability to use hands and handle objects
• Adequate vision and hearing is necessary for duties
• Ability to endure looking at computer screens for extended periods of time during the work day
• Occasional pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds
• Speaking/talking on the telephone and in-person

 

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Next Step Community Solutions provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

 

Send cover letter and resume to brandon.davidson@nextstepcsi.com

 

Mental Health Coordinator Job Description PDF

Counselor

 

About Next Step Community Solutions

 

Next Step Community Solutions is a thirty-six year old Tyler, Texas based 501c3 nonprofit organization that works in the areas education, training, counseling and mentoring, with particular focus in substance abuse prevention and adolescent mental health.

 

Our office is located at 305 South Broadway Avenue Ste 603 in Tyler, Texas.

 

We currently provide substance abuse prevention services through our agency’s two Community Coalition Partnerships covering 8 East Texas Counties in HHSC Region 4 and youth mental health counseling services on 61 school campuses, 11 juvenile probation locations, and 1 office location. We serve 26 East Texas Counties in HHSC Regions 3, 4 and 5. In addition to counseling we train school staff and provide school-based suicide prevention services.

 

 

General Description

 

 

We are looking for professional, enthusiastic, personable, experienced counselors to serve locations in northeast Texas, .i.e., we serve locations in and around Tyler, Longview, Midlothian, Waxahachie, Madisonville, Bryan, Mt. Pleasant, Corsicana, Athens.

Looking for position to start August – September 2021.

Pay depends on license and experience.
Position may require travel to various locations, usually within 30-45 minute drive. Mileage may be paid depending on location.

Job Type: full-time position available.
Salary: Depends on experience and credentials.

 

 

Primary Job Functions

 

Counselors provide therapy to youth clients presenting mental health, emotional or behavioral issues. MUST be a self-starter, able to work with little supervision, punctual at service locations and prompt with administrative reports.

Counselors must be excited about helping youth and the youth-serving professionals that work with us and our youth clients.

• Delivery of psychotherapeutic services:
• Screenings and diagnostic evaluations.
• Intake assessments.
• Crisis intervention and support.
• Service coordination.

• Psychosocial rehabilitation.
• Counseling.
• Skills training.
• Referrals.
• Delivery of adjunctive services, which include coordination with other providers/agencies, staffing, and serving as resource for other team members.
• Ensure planned services and supports are implemented and appropriately documented.
• Connect clients with appropriate services and supports, as needed.
• Document all meetings and notes pertaining to client’s plans.
• Self-motivating, able to work independently.
• Professional acumen.
• Strong organizational and time management skills.
• Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing in the English language.
• Ability to effectively collaborate with a variety of individuals, teams, and systems.
• Record data neatly, coherently, accurately, and objectively.
• Follow service implementation processes designed to meet the needs of people served and funding-source requirements.
• Emergency/Crisis Intervention skills.

• Ability to work proficiently with computers and electronic records.

 

 

Qualifications

 

Master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or a related field.

• Current active license in the State of Texas as one of the following:

• Licensed Professional Counselor-Associate (LPC-Associate)
• Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
• Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

• Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
• Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

• Valid Driver’s License

• Ability and strength to sit, bend, and reach during an 8 to 10 hour day.
• Able to lift a minimum of 10 pounds.
• Sensory acuity sufficient to evaluate, treat, and monitor client needs and maintain accurate records.
• Fine motor skills sufficient to legibly document and communicate.
• The noise level may vary between low and mild.

 

 

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Next Step Community Solutions provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Job Types: Prefer Full-time. Possible Part-time

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Pay: $43,000.00 – $50,000.00 per year

 

Send cover letter and resume to brandon.davidson@nextstepcsi.com

 

Counselor Job Description PDF