Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Careers that make a difference

Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada is a fun, dynamic and diverse environment to work in. Here, you can create a career where you make a significant difference in the daily lives of others. It is believed that each employee is an integral member of an organization that truly believes every person has infinite worth and promise.



Current Employment Opportunities


Chief Grants Officer

Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada is seeking an experienced, dynamic Chief Grants Officer to direct and coordinate our agency's process for securing Government and private foundation grants. 

Based in Reno, Nevada, Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada is a dynamic multi-faceted agency serving thousands of individuals on a monthly basis through six diverse direct service programs and a substantial Thrift Store "social enterprise" operation. Before applying, please visit our website at www.ccsnn.org to learn more about our agency. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Working with agency and program leadership, directs and manages agency grants processes from conceptualization through grant management.
  • Research grant sources (government and private) compatible with Catholic Charities mission, values, and programs in support of the agency’s strategic and program goals, and coordinate the grant fulfillment process.
  • Coordinate the development of grant requests by establishing timelines, outlining tasks, assignments and deadlines; meet all deadlines; facilitate timely communications with program leadership; collect grant submission materials from program leadership.
  • Draft and edit grant proposals, checking for completeness against grant instructions, spelling, grammar and style. Format agency budget to meet grant sources’ budget requirements. • Develop grant budgets with program leadership and accounting staff.
  • Copy, collate, package and mail final grant materials per grant instructions, meeting deadlines for submission. Respond to inquiries from grant sources and programs in a timely and strategic manner.
  • Maintain complete files for all grant requests submitted including copies of compliance reports submitted by program managers as required by grant sources.
  • Oversee reporting requirements for federal, state, local and private foundation grants in coordination with the agency’s multiple programs and accounting department.
  • Utilize Raiser’s Edge database system for tracking all grant submissions and reporting deadlines.
  • Working with Chief Outcomes Officer, distribute appropriate information relating to grants to Catholic Charities departments (program, accounting, development, etc.)
  • Maintain database of all grant related program outputs and outcomes and reports on a monthly basis.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with government and private grantors and agencies. Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Excellent organizational skills needed. Must be able to prioritize responsibilities properly and handle multiple tasks relating to concurrent grant and development projects.
  • Track record of successful grant research and/or written submissions.
  • College degree required, Master’s preferred; coursework in writing, management, and social service disciplines preferred.
  • Familiarity with databases, especially Raiser’s Edge and IWave are a plus; ability to develop budgets and program in Excel.
  • Cooperative, friendly, and helpful attitude with clients and co-workers. Ability to work closely with other employees to ensure positive, constructive environment within the program or department, and throughout the agency.
  • Ability to thrive in a flexible, fast-paced and growth-oriented environment, while maintaining a sense of humor and a positive, solution-oriented approach.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for the mission of Catholic Charities and its clients.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • The ability to exercise good judgement in confidential matters.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

Controller/CFO

Based in Reno, Nevada, Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada is a dynamic multi-faceted agency serving thousands of individuals on a monthly basis through six diverse direct service programs and a substantial Thrift Store "social enterprise" operation. Before applying, please visit our website at www.ccsnn.org to learn more about our agency.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Controller/CFO manages and assists in all day-to-day Finance Department activities and operations. This is a very hands on position with minimal support staff that requires excellent accounting and budgeting skills/experience, expertise in developing Excel spreadsheets and the ability to quickly understand and use general ledger software. In addition to being hands on, the successful individual must be able to stand in front of a sophisticated Board of Trustees and present financial results in a clear, concise manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversight and direct participation in all accounting and financial reporting activities for the organization including: revenue/expense, cash flow and balance sheet reports, reports to funding agencies and monitoring of contract/grant budgets.
  • Close supervision and direct involvement to ensure that Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable activities are timely and accurate and cash flow is sufficient to meet the organization's needs.
  • Maintain system of internal control to ensure proper coding of expenses and that approved supporting documentation for all expenses and fixed asset purchases is available to satisfy third party audits.
  • Assist in negotiating and reviewing vendor as well as government contracts and making recommendations to ensure terms and conditions are in the best interest of the organization.
  • Provide coordination and oversight of the annual independent audit and the preparation of the annual financial statements in accordance with U.S. GAAP and federal, state and other required supplementary schedules and information.
  • Assist the Executive Team in developing the financial infrastructure for all programs and services, including personnel requirements, direct/indirect expenses and any capital expenditures necessary to support programs.
  • Prepare the initial draft of a multi program/department annual budget and work closely with the Senior Management Team and Chief Executive Officer to finalize the annual budget.
  • Generate monthly and quarterly reports including analysis of revenue, payroll and other expenses compared to budget and prior year for use by Senior Management/Department Managers as well as the Finance Committee and Board of Trustees.
  • Attend Board of Trustees and Subcommittee meetings and present financial results and information on other topics as needed to Committees and the Board in Power Point format.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of salary levels to attract and retain qualified individuals.
  • Train the Finance Department and other staff, raising awareness and knowledge of financial management matters.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of Financial Edge accounting software and Raiser’s Edge fund raising software a plus.
  • Non-profit accounting in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles a plus.
  • General office software, particularly the Microsoft Office Suite, Blackbaud - Financial Edge and Blackbaud - Raiser’s Edge.

Ability to:

  • Create and assess financial statements and budget documents.
  • Recognize and be responsive to the needs of all clients of the organization, including funding organizations, the Board of Trustees and Program Managers.
  • Supervise staff, including regular progress reviews and plans for improvement.
  • Communicate effectively in both written and verbal form.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Education:

  • Completion of a bachelor's degree in accounting at an accredited college or university.
  • Completion of a master's degree in accounting or finance at an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.

Experience:

  • Controller or Chief Financial Officer level.
  • A minimum of 10 years of financial experience and management experience with the day-to-day financial operations of an organization of at least 50 staff persons.

Salary:

  • Salary is commensurate with experience. Full benefit package including health care coverage.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $90,000.00 to $110,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Senior Accounting: 10 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Location:

  • Reno, NV 89512 (Required)

License:

  • CPA (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

 

Please apply through Indeed.com or email a PDF of your cover letter and resume to jwilliams@ccsnn.org.

Thrift Store Pricer I

Under direction of the Store Manager, performs a multitude of tasks, which include processing goods and/or pricing for the floor. Daily tasks: sets target goals of production. A pricer may be in jewelry, shoes, housewares, electrical or books. Pricers provide training to employees and volunteers. They may be asked to perform other duties as assigned by the Store Manager.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

  • Works with crew to meet process goals/targets
  • Process donations through processing and sales, and follow rotation schedules
  • Share experiences, answer questions, set a standard for other employees
  • Maintain the movement of goods to/from the floor or warehouse operation
  • Fill-in all areas as needed
  • Able to be cross trained

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: High School diploma (GED), or direct experience required
  • Experience: 1 year retail processing experience
  • Skills/Abilities: Excellent customer service, strong communication/organization skills, ability to multi-task and follow up

Physical Requirements:

(Regular>50% of shift, frequent between 25% to 50 %< than 25%)

  • Regular periods of standing and walking
  • Regular movements required using the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds

How to Apply: You can either pick up an application in person at our Super Thrift Store (190 E. Glendale Avenue, Sparks) or download it here. Email your resume and application to Edith Mejia at emejia@ccsnn.org.

Thrift Store Grader/Pricer II

Under direction of the Store Manager, performs a multitude of tasks, which include processing goods and/or pricing for the floor. Daily tasks: sets target goals of production. A grader may be in apparel or accessories.jewelry, shoes, housewares, electrical or books. They may be asked to perform other duties as assigned by the Store Manager.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

  • Works with crew to meet process goals/targets by grading for quality merchandise
  • Process donations through work stations to sales area, and follow rotation schedules
  • Share experiences, answer questions, set a standard for other employees
  • Maintain the movement of goods to/from the floor or warehouse operation
  • Follow prescribed procedures for best practices
  • Able to be cross trained

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: High School diploma (GED), or direct experience required
  • Experience: 1 year retail processing experience
  • Skills/Abilities: Excellent customer service, strong communication/organization skills, ability to multi-task and follow up

Physical Requirements:

(Regular>50% of shift, frequent between 25% to 50 %< than 25%)

  • Regular periods of standing and walking
  • Regular movements required using the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds

How to Apply: You can either pick up an application in person at our Super Thrift Store (190 E. Glendale Avenue, Sparks) or download it here. Email your resume and application to Edith Mejia at emejia@ccsnn.org.

Thrift Store Cashier

Under direction of the Store Manager, performs a multitude of tasks, which include running the register, placing items on the sales floor in appropriate areas, recommending disposal of defective stock, rotation of stock, assisting customers, and answering phone calls. Daily tasks: sets target goals of production. They may be asked to perform other duties as assigned by the Store Manager.

Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

  • Works with sales floor crew to meet sales goals/targets by category
  • Hang and tag clothing
  • Process customer purchases through register, assist customers 
  • Share experiences, answer questions, set a standard for other employees
  • Maintain cleanliness on the sales floor
  • Open/Close shifts as requested
  • Able to assist in other areas

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: High School diploma (GED), or direct experience required
  • Experience: 2 years retail processing experience
  • Skills/Abilities: Excellent customer service, strong communication/organization skills, ability to multi-task and follow up, ability to train others and observe customers, read/write English (Spanish is a plus)

Physical Requirements:

(Regular>50% of shift, frequent between 25% to 50 %< than 25%)

  • Regular periods of standing and walking
  • Regular movements required using the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds

How to Apply: You can either pick up an application in person at our Super Thrift Store (190 E. Glendale Avenue, Sparks) or download it here. Email your resume and application to Edith Mejia at emejia@ccsnn.org.

Thrift Store Sorter/Hanger

Under direction of the Store Manager, performs a multitude of tasks which include: placing items on the sales floor in appropriate areas, recommending disposal of defective stock, rotation of stock, working the cash register, assisting customers, and answering the phones. Daily tasks: sets target goals of production. May be asked to perform other duties as assigned by the Store Manager.


Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

  • Works with sales floor crew to meet sales goals/targets by category
  • Sort, hang, and tag clothing
  • Process accessories
  • Follow rotation schedules
  • Share experiences, answer questions, and set a standard for other employees
  • Maintain cleanness areas on main floor
  • Assist in other areas
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Education: High School diploma (GED), or direct experience required
  • Experience: 1 year of retail processing experience
  • Skills: Good customer service, ability to multi-task and follow-up. Ability to train others, and to observe customers.
  • Able to set and reach daily processing targets
Physical Requirements:
(Regular>50% of shift, frequent between 25% to 50 %< than 25%)
  • Regular periods of standing and walking
  • Regular movements required using the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds

How to Apply: You can either pick up an application in person at our Super Thrift Store (190 E. Glendale Avenue, Sparks) or download it here. Email your resume and application to Edith Mejia at emejia@ccsnn.org.

Donor Greeter

Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada is currently seeking donation greeters to work in our donation drop-off centers for the St. Vincent's Thrift Stores.

Position Description:

A donation greeter is responsible for engaging donors who visit our donation drop-off centers. This person is responsible for collecting donated items from the customer and sorting them appropriately based on a variety of categories (furniture, clothing, shoes, housewares, books, etc.). A donation greeter is also in charge of keeping the donation center clean and organized. This person should also be knowledgeable about all Catholic Charities programs in order to educate donors about how their donations are being used to benefit the community.

Desired Skills:

  • Strong organizational skills and close attention to detail
  • Outgoing, engaging personality; strong interpersonal skills
  • Physically capable of lifting items up to 40 lbs.

Time Commitment:

This is a part-time position with an opportunity to eventually become full-time.

How to Apply:

Anyone who is interested can pick up an application at St. Vincent's Super Thrift, located at 190 E. Glendale Avenue, Sparks, NV, or download it here. Please email your resume and application to Edith Mejia at emejia@ccsnn.org. 

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