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Do you have what it takes to combat homelessness?

New Directions for Veterans (NDVets) is seeking dedicated and committed individuals to join our team.  Since 1992, NDVets has been the leader in transitional and permanent supportive housing for veterans, regardless of their discharge status.  We continue to develop new programs and methods to address the needs of the men and women who have served our country.  If you have what it takes to combat homelessness, we want to meet you!

We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including:

  • 100% employer paid medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Supplemental insurance (life, disability, etc.) at competitive rates
  • Vacation, sick time, and 12 paid holidays annually
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match
  • Special events
  • Training opportunities
  • Discount pricing on meals from our kitchen

Current Openings

Please click on any of the job postings listed below for a full job description. To apply, email your resume and cover letter to resumes@ndvets.org with the job title in the subject line, or mail to New Directions for Veterans, P.O. Box 25536 11420 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025, Attention: Human Resources. No phone calls, please.

Grants Staff Accountant

Responsibilities:

  • Monitors grant related expenditures, revenue and budget reporting any inconsistencies with the approved budget and management plan to the Accounting Manager.
  • Ensures all transactions for programs including all accounts payable and general ledger entries are recorded accurately, making adjustment as needed.
  • Must be able to understand and interpret the principals for federal, state and locally funded programs, operational requirement, allowable costs and in-kind or matching contributions.
  • Be the go to person for questions regarding assigned funding sources, financial procedures, reporting and budget issues.
  • Assists in annual independent audit and ongoing grantor’s monitoring reviews by preparing audit work papers.
  • Responsible for the efficient maintenance of receivable systems, G/L, account coding and the processing of accounts receivable transactions with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Attend all staff training and meetings and complies with established policies and procedures. Other duties as may be assigned in support of the goals of the department.

Required Skills

  • Proficient in Blackbaud (Financial Edge & Raiser’s Edge) for tasks such as GL, AR, AP, post JE & run reports.
  • Requires considerable accuracy and attention to details, strong multi-tasking and organizational skills, must be analytical and have the ability to identify variances, able to prepare a variety of financial reports, able to meet tight deadline and juggle priorities, able to work collaboratively with all levels of staff and work effectively in a fast pace environment.
  • Requires the exercise of independent discretion and judgment in performing accounting duties; requires meticulous, through detailed approach to work. Involves application of broad knowledge of finance, accounting and government funding principals.

Education & Experience & Other Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field. Extensive related work experience in accounting/financial analysis may be substituted for college level education.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience and responsibility for government funded contracts or grants; three years of non-profit accounting and financial report preferred.

FSP Program Manager

Responsibilities

  • Development and control of program budget. Reviews budgetary issues. Ensures that FSP program is producing at or above expected levels.  Provides Program Staff with continuous feedback regarding their program goals and strategies to meet contract obligations.
  • Monitors staff and site productivity (both billable and non-billable) to ensure that expectations are being met. Monitors for timely submission of work flow, from service delivery through billing.
  • Provides general management to all staff assigned to program, including regarding recruitment, selection training, performance evaluation, discipline, etc. Versatility with Evidence Based Practices.  Development of Program services and professional staff.
  • Management of Direct Services staff. Assists and informs program staff in leadership matters pertinent to their site staff.  Participates in monthly supervisory group supervision.
  • Meets regularly with Clinical staff regarding operational concerns for site/program. Development and implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Manages access and utilization of services, ensuring that the quality of care is commensurate with LA County and State expectations.
  • Participates in overall program planning, development and quality control. Maintains awareness of serviced delivery changes that are proposed in the social service/mental health systems and participates in modifying ND Vets FSP service delivery.
  • Ensuring program activities comply with contract. Ensures compliance with Administrative policies and county/state laws, regulations and guidelines.  Ensures that all documentation is compliant with State and Federal Standard.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education Experience and Skills

  • LCSW or MFT licensed with BBS
  • MSW or Master’s degree in related human services field from an accredited four-year college or university required.
  • 1-2 years previous related advanced Management and Supervisory responsibility
  • Advanced knowledge of LAC DMH and Federal and State laws
  • Ability to work in a Multi-Cultural environment
  • Time Management Skills
  • Effective Interpersonal Skills
  • A focus on monitoring details

FSP Peer Support

Responsibilities

  • Self-identified as in recovery with the ability to demonstrate sobriety under non-residential, independent living conditions in the immediate past two years.
  • Ability to gather and assess patient/client information to evaluate needs.
  • Provide skilled/trauma informed crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques.
  • Knowledge/Experience in Motivational Interviewing a plus!

Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and a valid CRM/PSS certification OR ability to obtain certification within 6 months.
  • Moderate competency in computer use, keyboarding, and MS Office products
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification (or obtain within 6 months)

Other Requirements

  • Provide Employment Eligibility Verification
  • Complete a background screen and drug test
  • Possess a valid California Driver’s License and evidence of insurance coverage
  • Provide annual evidence of tuberculosis test
  • Complete bi-annual CPR Training