Job Listings

For Questions regarding Employment Opportunities, please contact cavjobs@taoscav.org or call our offices, M-F 8-5, at (575) 758-8082.

To submit your applications by email, please send to cavjobs@taoscav.org. Please remember we do request a resume as well as a completed application.

Job Applications may be found at this link.

Applications can also be picked up or dropped off at our offices at 945 Salazar Road, Taos.

For the safety of our clients and our staff, background checks are required for all available positions.

Current Openings are:

Community Educator

Mental Health Therapist 

Thrift_Store_Manager_(Retail_Experience_

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JOB TITLE:             Thrift Store Manager (Retail Experience Preferred)

REPORTS TO:         Executive Director

HOURS:                   40 Hours per week, includes weekends

SALARY:                  $21/hr.-$23/Hr. + Benefits, Exempt

COVID VACCINATION:   Full vaccination is a condition of employment.

 

CAV is a Drug Free Workplace

 

CAV THRIFT STORE MISSION: After providing necessary goods to clients, the Thrift Store mission is to sell donated items from the community to provide a consistent funding stream for the programs, and services that help survivors of domestic and sexual violence heal and thrive.

 

SCOPE OF WORK: The Manager will act in a leadership capacity and be responsible for the operation of the Thrift Store with the help of employees and volunteers recruited and maintained by the Manager. The Manager will ensure smooth, professional, and efficient store operations; always striving to increase income from the store, provide supervision of employees and volunteers, implement policy, and provide input for any revisions needed, and monitor the provision of excellent customer service by all employees and volunteers.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Responsible for the smooth and efficient operation of the Thrift Store.
  2. Work on increasing the income for the Thrift Store and track sales trends, donations, volunteer hours, and community service hours.
  3. Track the effectiveness of discount coupons, advertising, and other special efforts.
  4. Assist to implement the online sales of appropriate items on E-Bay, Craig’s List, and other venues.
  5. Support recruitment, orientation, training, scheduling, and supervision of all employees, volunteers, and community service individuals in collaboration with HR Director and Volunteer Coordinator.
  6. Arrange regular schedules of outside consultants used in the pricing of special items donated to CAV.
  7. Meet with the Executive Director regularly to discuss the operations of the store and financials.
  8. Review and ensure the end-of-day reconciliation and deposit documentations are correct.
  9. Send the daily deposit amounts, balance sheet totals and z tape totals information to Finance for both shifts daily.
  10. Ensure (including taking part in the rotation) of making end of day deposits to the night drop deposit box at designated location.
  11. Reconcile and submit the following monthly reports no later than the second day of the month:
  1. Volunteer logs to the Volunteer Coordinator.
  2. Donation receipt copies (completed for donors delivering in-kind goods) to the Administrative Assistant.
  3. Donation log of the donations processed through the store cash register to Finance.
  4. End of month report to Executive Director for inclusion in monthly Board of Directors report.
  5. Monthly sales chart (each day’s sales, average sale amount, any other trends noted).

 

  1. Submit all volunteer and community service applications to the Volunteer Coordinator for clearance.
  2. Be aware and keep abreast of safe retail practices, finance processes, and de-escalation techniques and model them for other employees and volunteers.
  3. Take an active role in problem-solving and implementing solutions as needed for facility, grounds, and equipment (including cash register and store alarm system) and train other employees to do so.

Networking

  1. Represent the agency and CAV Thrift Store in a Professional capacity (and follow CAV’s Media Process.)
  2. Actively search out positive, constructive solutions to problems occurring at CAV Thrift Store or agency.
  3. Be responsible for keeping the public aware of store hours, sales, and work with the CAV Media Team in keeping the store in the public awareness through various advertisements
  4. Work in collaboration with Executive Director and CAV Leadership Team on building and property maintenance issues.

Support

  1. Ensure ongoing communication to keep staff informed of agency events, policy changes, employees’ vacation schedules, thrift store needs, challenges, and successes, and serve as a liaison and support person between the thrift store employees and administrative and program employees of CAV.
  2. Provide adequate employee recognition and support.
  3. Schedule regular time for individual and group employee support and supervision using appropriate Supervisory Forms for regular supervision and annual employee evaluations,
  4. Provide guidance and expertise, when needed in working with customers, donors, and other public members while encouraging staff development and leadership in these areas.
  5. Assist employees to follow appropriate communication channels and to work through any personal problems that may occur with them.

Miscellaneous

  1. Participate in and ensure the gracious accepting of gently used and new donations, sort through, separating, price, display, and sales of items.
  2. Maintain an efficient and proactive accepting, sorting, pricing, disposal, and sale process.
  3. Participate and ensure the store's maintenance so that it is consistently neat, clean, attractive, and well-organized.
  4. Be aware of all CAV survivor and offender programs and prevention programs and make appropriate referrals when needed.
  5. Keep abreast of new and innovative merchandising and display ideas.
  6. Attend monthly supervisors meeting and full staff meetings at CAV.
  7. Actively participate in other fundraising and public events for CAV.
  8. Participating in volunteer and other CAV training.
  9. Abide by confidentiality required by CAV.
  10. Other responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director.

Covered (“Non-Exempt”) and Not Covered (“Exempt”). All positions at CAV are classified as “covered” or “not covered” to determine if an employee qualified for overtime under state Wage and Hour laws and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered, also called “Non-Exempt”, includes all employees who are paid on an hourly basis and whose job responsibilities do not fit under any category of exemption under the FLSA.  These employees are entitled to overtime pay as described below.  Not covered, also called “Exempt”, employees include certain administrators, executives or professionals who are paid on a salary basis.  A salary basis includes the hourly rate the administrator, executive or professional is assigned.  The job description identifies CAV’s classification of the position as covered and not covered for qualifications for overtime.  If an employee believes CAV’s classification is incorrect, the employee should contact HR for an analysis of their position and functions.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

High School Diploma/GED plus two (2) years relevant experience in retail. Able to occasionally lift 40+lb boxes and odd shaped items. Must have forty (40) hours provider specific crisis intervention training; and a minimum of ten (10) hours ongoing training per year related to target population, may include NMCADV, CSVANW, VOCA, or VAWA training.

 

CAV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that all persons are eligible to be employed, promoted, or discharged, without regard to their sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability, age, ancestry, serious medical condition, gender identity, or national origin. CAV does not tolerate retaliation against any employee or client who filed grievance, made a complaint, or questioned the handling of a discrimination charge.

 

To Apply:

Submit Resume, Cover letter and three professional references to CAVJobs@TaosCAV.org

 


JOB TITLE:               Mental Health Therapist

REPORTS TO:          Clinical Director

HOURS:                     20-40 Hours/week, Full-Time and Part-Time available, Ability to set your own schedule

LOCATION:               Remote, In-person, or Hybrid                          

SALARY:                   $28-$34/Hour + Benefits for 30 + hour, Non-Exempt  

VACCINATION:         At least two COVID vaccinations

 

CAV is a Drug Free Workplace

 

It is the Mission of Community Against Violence to foster and support a community free from all forms of domestic and sexual violence. CAV provides advocacy services, counseling and support groups, children’s programs, community prevention and outreach programs, and strives to provide information and resources for those in need.

CAV also has an on-site emergency shelter for adults and their children and offers short and long-term transitional housing programs

 

SCOPE OF POSITION: Provide professional counseling to adults who are survivors of domestic or sexual violence, and clients of CAV. Provide professional services in a group or individual format. Provide crisis intervention, advocacy, and supportive service to all CAV clients as needed in an emergency basis.

                  

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provide primary counseling services to survivors of domestic or sexual violence, dating violence, or stalking.
  2. Provide primary client assessment and development of client treatment plan.
  3. Coordinate counseling schedule with other CAV counselors.
  4. Refer clients to outside agencies, as necessary.
  5. Provide survivor crisis intervention and advocacy for domestic or sexual violence survivors as needed.
  6. Participate in staffing cases with advocates and contract counselors.
  7. Provide necessary agency referrals, advocacy, and follow-up necessary for counseling clients.
  8. Excellent communication and computer skills.
  9. Maintain client records and prepare reports in accordance with State, Federal and grant requirements.
  10. Participate in a minimum of three agency events each year.
  11. Become knowledgeable of the ways in which collaborating with people who have experienced trauma, DV and SA, impacts employees and proactively work to limit the effects of compassion fatigue by seeking supervision when common signs are present.
  12. Engage in situational supervision structure and actively examine how this work impacts you and the people you work with and co-workers.
  13. Participate in all regular staff meetings, in-service trainings and community functions as required or requested by the Clinical Director and Executive Director.
  14. Be cross trained in other areas of CAV support services.
  15. Other responsibilities as assigned by Clinical Director and Executive Director.
  16. Testifies in court when necessary. Applicants should be aware that testimony could potentially be necessary even after an employee leaves their position with CAV. 

 

MINIMUM STAFF QUALIFICATIONS:

Licensure in New Mexico, with a Masters’ level clinician (LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, LPCC, LMFT) under staff supervision and training required by the New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Act or the New Mexico Board of Social Work Examiners Practice Act. Forty (40) hours of relevant training initially with a minimum of 20 hours of ongoing training per year related to target population may include NMCADV, CSVANW, VOCA, or VAWA training.

 

CAV is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. This means that all persons are eligible to be employed, promoted, or discharged, without regard to their sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability, age, ancestry, serious medical condition, gender identity, or national origin. CAV does not tolerate retaliation against any employee or client who filed grievance, made a complaint, or questioned the handling of a discrimination charge.

  


JOB TITLE:                    Community Educator 

REPORTS TO:                Prevention & Outreach Coordinator

HOURS:                          20-40 Hours week, (flexibility required)

BEGINNING SALARY:     $18-$20/Hour + Benefits, Non-Exempt  

COVID VACCINATION:   Full vaccination is a condition of employment

CAV is a Drug Free Workplace

 

It is the Mission of Community Against Violence to foster and support a community free from all forms of domestic and sexual violence. CAV provides advocacy services, counseling and support groups, children’s programs, community prevention and outreach programs, and strives to provide information and resources for those in need. CAV also has an on-site emergency shelter for adults and their children and offers short and long-term transitional housing programs.

 

SCOPE OF POSITION: To address the root causes of domestic and sexual violence in Taos County by promoting CAV and our mission toward ending violence and supporting survivors of violence. To assist community members in finding ways they can end domestic and sexual violence. Deliver violence prevention programming and outreach services throughout Taos County through school-based youth trainings, community groups, workshops, and other strategies on preventing domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Serve as community educator in Taos County for any of CAV’s violence prevention and outreach programs.
  2. Conduct community outreach to organizations such as, but not limited to, community agencies, elementary, middle, and high schools, alternative school settings, faith-based organizations, local businesses, and other anti-violence agencies in Taos County and the state of New Mexico.
  3. Coordinate community-wide events with other organizations to build or strengthen community partnerships and engage local leaders and stakeholders.
  4. Serve as part of a team of representatives for community health fairs, information tables and booths, and school-based health fairs.
  5. Inventory, track, and order as necessary all educational and outreach materials.
  6. Copy and prepare written materials, supplies, etc. for each program session.
  7. Stay up to date on research-based sexual violence prevention strategies and programs.
  8. Research effective prevention practices best suited with community readiness and needs.
  9. Attend all staff meetings and in-service trainings as required and requested by supervisor or the Executive Director.
  10. Support CAV fundraising events and other relevant activities used for the promotion of CAV, domestic and sexual violence prevention, and other areas as determined by supervisor or Executive Director.
  11. Be familiar with other areas of CAV support services.
  12. Coordinate with other CAV program components when necessary or as determined by Executive Director or supervisor.
  13. Submit all required CAV forms in a timely manner, i.e., mileage forms, timesheets, etc.
  14. Provide advocacy for survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault as needed.
  15. Become knowledgeable of the ways in which collaborating with people who have experienced trauma, DV and SA, impacts employees and proactively work to limit the effects of compassion fatigue by seeking supervision when common signs are present.
  16. Engage in situational supervision structure and actively examine how this work impacts you and the people you work with and co-workers.
  17. Participate in a minimum of three agency events each year.
  18. Strictly abide by confidentiality required by CAV.
  19. Other responsibilities or tasks as assigned by the Executive Director or supervisor.
  20. Work with the Prevention staff of the NMCSAP to create a strong partnership and support system within the Coalition.

 

Additional Qualifications and Experience:

  • Community organizing, community education, and/or other relevant work experience with target population that displays ability to interact and engage with wide age range of youth.
  • Strong commitment to anti-oppression and social justice issues, particularly around gender oppression, sexual and domestic violence in all its forms.
  • Experience in facilitation or public speaking.
  • Experience/working knowledge of child development and abuse issues, ability to work with diverse groups of people, excellent oral and written communication skills, meeting facilitation skills, organizational skills; ability to take initiative and work independently; excellent follow through; working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs.
  • Experience or coursework in education or related human services field; work experience in a direct service setting with children and/or teens; track record in program development; public speaking skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and occasional weekends.
  • Desire and ability to collaborate with a diverse staff and community base as a team player and collaborator.
  • Ability to problem solve, ask for help and self-motivate.
  • Knowledge of the Taos communities and local culture.
  • Willingness to train in areas as needed.
  • Good judgment and a sense of humor.
  • Bi-lingual/bi-cultural (Spanish-English and/or Tewa/English). 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum qualifications are a High School Diploma/equivalency with two (2) years' experience in domestic violence. Training and knowledge of the issue of domestic violence and exemplary presentation skills as determined by observation and supervision. Must have forty (40) hours provider specific training initially. At least twenty (20) hours of ongoing training per year related to target population may include NMCADV, CSVANW, VOCA, or VAWA training.

 

CAV is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. This means that all persons are eligible to be employed, promoted, or discharged, without regard to their sex, sexual orientation, race, religion,

disability, age, ancestry, serious medical condition, gender identity, or national origin. CAV does not tolerate retaliation against any employee or client who filed grievance, made a complaint, or questioned the handling of a discrimination charge.

 

Covered (“Non-Exempt”) and Not Covered (“Exempt”). All positions at CAV are classified as “covered” or “not covered” to determine if an employee qualified for overtime under state Wage and Hour laws and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered, also called “Non-Exempt”, includes all employees who are paid on an hourly basis and whose job responsibilities do not fit under any category of exemption under the FLSA.  These employees are entitled to overtime pay as described below.  Not covered, also called “Exempt”, employees include certain administrators, executives or professionals who are paid on a salary basis.  A salary basis includes the hourly rate the administrator, executive or professional is assigned.  The job description identifies CAV’s classification of the position as covered and not covered for qualifications for overtime.  If an employee believes CAV’s classification is incorrect, the employee should contact HR for an analysis of their position and functions.