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Employment Opportunities

Current Job Opportunities

Childhaven is an “Equal Opportunity Employer”. Opportunities for employment, advancement, training and compensation are equal for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation or disability at all levels of employment.

Family Advocate (Childhaven Children’s Advocacy Center) – Farmington, NM

The Family Advocate (FA) is responsible for providing advocacy services to child victims and their families who have received Forensic Interviewing services through the Childhaven Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs). The FA will serve as a resource for the child victim and their supportive caregivers throughout the investigative and recovery processes, providing both emotional support and linkage to other service agencies. The FA will be responsible for tracking progress in treatment and service implementation, and sharing that information with other members of the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) so as to ensure that the victim and family are receiving as much support as possible.

Forensic Interviewer (Childhaven Hummingbird Children’s Advocacy Center) – Gallup, NM

The Family Advocate (FA) is responsible for providing advocacy services to child victims and their families who have received Forensic Interviewing services through the Childhaven Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs). The FA will serve as a resource for the child victim and their supportive caregivers throughout the investigative and recovery processes, providing both emotional support and linkage to other service agencies. The FA will be responsible for tracking progress in treatment and service implementation, and sharing that information with other members of the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) so as to ensure that the victim and family are receiving as much support as possible.

Foster Parent (Childhaven Foster Care)– Farmington, NM

Contract Positions – Work with children and youth, ages 5-17. Experience with traumatized children and completing a comprehensive background check and home study is required. Apply onsite at 807 W. Apache St., Farmington, NM 87401.

Interns – Farmington, NM

Childhaven offers internships from high school to Masters and Bachelors level. Please contact the Human Resources Coordinator at (505) 325-5358 ext. 203 for more information. All interns need to fill out our volunteer application and will need three references.

NM Licensed Mental Health Therapist (LMSW, LPCC, LPC, LISW, LMFT, LMAT) – Farmington, NM

  • Provides individual, group, and family therapy to improve mental health through discussion of emotions of experiences.
  • Develop therapeutic treatment plan and refer clients to other resources and services.
  • Maintain timely and accurate records of counseling/ therapy sessions, Service Assessments, Treatment Plans, and Discharge Summaries.

Shelter Supervisor (Childhaven Children’s Emergency Shelter) – Farmington, NM

  • Supervises & hires childcare workers (Youth Advocates-YAs), volunteers, cooks, and maintenance workers.
  • Assuring proper ratios and coverage when approving staff’s time off requests.
  • Assists Shelter Director in assuring safety of the clients on their shifts and assisting in identifying any areas of needed improvement.
  • Train and coordinate the training of Youth Advocates and ensures that all state requirements for employment are met (line of sight supervision of uncleared (Red Badge) staff while awaiting final fingerprint clearance and orientation to the Shelter procedures, attention to renewal of annual training certificates for all.
  • Coordinate transportation of children to school, medical appointments, activities, etc.
  • Assure sufficient driving staff to orchestrate dental, medical & mental health appointments for children
  • Dispense medication to the appropriate children in accordance with NM Pharmacy Licensing procedures
  • Write and review written communication and incident reports to ensure completeness & conforms with timelines and procedures.
  • Communicate timely with caseworkers and other service personnel regarding approval of admissions, time of intakes/discharge, visitation/phone calls and status of children in care
  • Implement and adjust weekly work schedule for Youth Advocate to assure proper ratios.
  • Conduct timely staff performance appraisals and meet weekly with their staff to encourage their ongoing development as a Youth Advocate.
  • Ensure timely employee discipline and termination decisions are properly documented and approved.
  • Plan & orchestrate daily schedule for younger & older residents
  • Support staff in implementation of daily routine by providing direct oversight (positioning themselves in direct line of sight/earshot of clients and staff the majority of the shift).
  • Participate in monthly client Shelter Care Plan meetings with legal guardians and provide information to assure individualized Care Plans per child/youth.

Youth Advocate (Childhaven Children’s Emergency Shelter) – Farmington, NM

To promote the health, safety and welfare of children and adolescents in the child welfare system. Responsible for the overall care and safety of residents. Assure that clients’ physical, medical, behavioral health and scholastic needs are addressed. Assure program’s compliance with state regulations and program goals.


Application Instructions

**Note: Applicants who apply on Indeed must also complete Childhaven's internal application process.

Send resume, cover letter, application form and references to:

Attn: Human Resources Coordinator, Childhaven
807 W Apache St., Farmington, NM 87401

Or email to personnel@childhavennm.org

Questions? Please call Human Resources Coordinator (505) 325-5358 ext.203. personnel@childhavennm.org


 



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