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Careers

Alliance For Living is always looking for people to join our team.

Our benefits page highlights the current offerings we have for our team of full-time employees.

Please send us your resume and details to swebster@allianceforliving.org and we'll be in touch if anything comes up that matches your skill set.

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS

FINANCE & GRANTS COORDINATOR 

PURPOSE:

The primary responsibility of the Finance and Grants Coordinator is to support the day-to-day activities of the Finance Department including liaison for third party accounts payable processing, grant management including monthly review of all grants, balancing to budget, distribute reports/meet with department heads to discuss status of spending, maintain records in accordance with grant compliance requirements and general overall support as required. The position will also monitor and evaluate the budgets and record keeping requirements of programs funded by grants to ensure compliance.

CLASSIFICATION:

Non-exempt, at-will position. Full-time, benefits eligible.

POSITION REPORTS TO:

Director of Finance and Grants Management.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: (Examples – not an all-inclusive listing)

  • Liaison for third party accounts payable processor assisting with grant allocations.

  • Reconcile credit card statements on a monthly basis; ensure that necessary expense backup is received; resolve discrepancies if needed.

  • Record debit card transaction and reconcile to bank statements on a monthly basis; ensure that necessary expense backup is received; resolve discrepancies if needed.

  • Coordinates the monitoring and evaluation of programs and projects that are funded by grants.

  • Develops and maintains master files on grants and paperwork connected to programs funded by grants.

  • Assists Finance Manager with annual audit preparation.

  • Coordinates with accounts payable software vendor to system and recommends updates to enhance the payment process.

  • Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting best practices and procedures.

  • Develop comprehensive reports related to grant management and audit.

  • Exercise sound judgement in addressing accounting and grant management concerns.

  • Obtain/distribute/process departments daily mail.

  • Process petty cash fund; including distributions, reconciliations and ensuring necessary expense backup is received.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.

  • Knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.

  • Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.

  • Ability to interpret financial data and prepare budgets and financial grant reports including forecasting activities.

  • Ability to be discreet with personal information that may be needed for some grants such as employee salaries or upcoming projects.

  • Thorough understanding of local, state, and federal funding sources and the ability to locate potential sources for funding.

  • Thorough understanding of grant funding policies and procedures and applicable local, state, and federal regulations.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software, and automated accounting software including QuickBooks, Excel. Bill.com experience a plus.

  • Ability to read and analyze financial reports.

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and engage in critical problem-solving methods. Escalate issues and suggestions for resolution to the Director for consideration.

  • Desire to engage in continuous learning to expand skill sets.

  • Desire to work in a diverse nonprofit organization with a focus on both individual contributions and teamwork.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or related field, required.

  • At least three (3) – five (5) years of related experience required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

SALARY:
DOE - From $30/hr

Resume and cover letter should be sent to Human Resources at swebster@allianceforliving.org

NEW LONDON COUNTY CARES (NLCC) HARM REDUCTION CENTER SPECIALIST

PURPOSE:

The primary responsibility of this position is to staff the NLCC Harm Reduction center and provide peer support, Harm Reduction education and linkage to services within the HRC and in the community for people who use drugs.

CLASSIFICATION:

Non-exempt, at-will position. Full-time, benefits eligible.

POSITION REPORTS TO:

Director of HRC (Harm Reduction Center)

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: (Examples – not an all-inclusive listing)

  • Operate within the Harm Reduction model.

  • Engage in conversations with people about their drug use.

  • Conduct low barrier intake.

  • Explore treatment options with participants, with a focus on expanding awareness of and connection to medication-based treatment programs.

  • Facilitate timely referrals and linkages to community providers.

  • Connect participants to the larger community of care.

  • Educate and assist community members regarding substance/opioid use disorder.

  • Provide Overdose education and Naloxone.

  • Work in collaboration with clinical staff to ensure access to care and treatment.

  • Participate in ongoing training and education.

  • Other duties are required or requested.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Lived experience with drug use, substance use disorder.

  • Knowledge of Harm Reduction and application of Harm Reduction principles and strategies.

  • Familiarity with local support services and resources.

  • Basic computer skills

  • Ability to relate well with all segments of the public.

  • Ability to be outside and mobile to conduct outreach and participate in community events.

  • Ability to develop trust and rapport with participants, project staff and community partners.

  • Demonstrated skill in active listening and conflict management.

  • Understanding of ability to maintain appropriate boundaries.

  • Cross-cultural skills and experience with culturally diverse populations.

  • Strong communication and time management skills.

  • Ability to honor confidentiality requirements during both employment and post-employment periods.

SALARY:

From $22.05/hour

Resume and cover letter should be sent to Human Resources swebster@allianceforliving.org

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