AHM Youth & Family Services seeks a seasoned finance professional to manage the fiscal, grant management, human resources, and operational functions of the agency. The Director of Finance & Operations will play a critical role in partnering with the leadership team in strategic decision-making as AHM continues to build capacity and enhance its quality programming.
- Work in partnership with the Executive Director to oversee the operations of the organization.
- Prepare financial reporting and analysis to contribute to the enhancement of organizational strategies and strategic thinking.
- Create the organization’s annual general budget and individual program budgets.
- Oversee the accounting and recording of all financial transactions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and credit transactions; ensure proper
collection and distribution of funds.
- Assist the Executive Director and Fund Development Director in studying economic trends; produce financial reports by developing forecasts, preparing cash flow projections, and analyzing variances.
- Analyze organization operations; identify opportunities for improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancement; and accumulate capital to fund expansion.
- Oversee the administration of payroll; prepare mandated tax reporting.
- Responsible for the management of the organization’s Cost Allocation accounting method.
- Responsible for the oversight of the agency’s investment accounts.
- Responsible for risk management and internal controls.
- Work closely with the Executive Director and Fund Development Director to
manage and support all grant requirements.
- Identify and develop strategies to optimize the grants administration process.
- Create budgets for all grant opportunities.
- Supervise the invoicing, accounting, and reporting to ensure successful execution of the grant process.
- Provide detailed reports to the funders and the Board of Directors with respect to the implementation and outcome of the grant requirements.
Human Resources and Supervisory:
- Collaborate with the Executive Director to determine the organization’s goals and strategy with regards to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
- Supervise the HR Specialist in the administration of the organization’s benefit plans, recruitment and hiring, updating of personnel policies as needed; maintenance of personnel records, and salary and benefits surveys.
- Assist the Executive Director in the interpretation of all personnel matters.
- Assist Program Coordinators with financial implementation of program budgets.
- Supervise the Administrative Support Staff.
Technology & Facility Systems:
- Oversee computer operations of the organization (back-ups, trouble-shooting, maintenance).
- Review and implement technology, facility systems, and organizational equipment as needed.
- Hire all building vendors; assess building needs on an ongoing basis.
- Responsible for the safekeeping of all donor databases, accounting software, and client billing software.
- Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
- Minimum of six years of experience in non-profit accounting, finance management, grant management, and cost allocation methodology.
- Knowledge of retirement plans, current labor laws, payroll taxes, and liability insurance highly preferred.
- Proficiency in QuickBooks Accounting Software (non-profit version preferred).
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, and related software required.
- Strong leadership skills required, along with personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication.
- Must possess exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and three references by August 21, 2020 to
AHM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
AHM Youth & Family Services seeks a human services professional to provide school-based services to Gilead Hill Elementary School children (Pre-K through Grade 2) and their families.
- Work closely with the Director of Educational Services and school administration to assess the needs of the student population.
- Provide individual and group counseling, case management, and family outreach.
- Lead support groups and classroom workshops.
- Maintain a referral network of service providers.
- Facilitate support groups for special education students and families.
- Coordinate and help implement students’ behavioral goals and objectives on Individualized Education Programs (IEP’s).
- Serve as a liaison between the community and the school.
- Schedule: Two days per week during the school year (43 weeks per year).
Start date: August 2020
- Position requires a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field.
- Professional licensure (LCSW or LPC) from the State of Connecticut is preferred (or license eligible with completion date of 12/31/2020)
- A minimum of 3 years of master’s level experience in social work, counseling, or related positions in the human services field.
- Experience working with school-age children.
- Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Please email cover letter, resume and three references by June 19, 2020 to:
AHM is an Equal Opportunity Employer
AHM Youth & Family Services seeks a licensed human services professional to provide intervention, prevention, and positive youth development services to middle school students and their families.
• Work closely with school personnel to provide individual and group counseling and maintain a large student caseload.
• Conduct assessments of students and provide referrals as necessary.
• Participate in PPT and 504 meetings.
• Active member of the middle school Crisis Team.
• Provide support to faculty regarding social and emotional needs of youth.
• Serve as the main contact for middle school referrals to the Juvenile Review Board, working in collaboration with the school, police, and court system.
• Collaborate with school personnel and AHM colleagues to provide positive youth development programs, including Seventh Grade Team Building Day, Peer Mediation program, and Power of Words.
• Facilitate psycho education and prevention work in the areas of suicide prevention and stress management.
• Conduct presentations to parents relevant to the social and emotional development of middle school youth.
• Maintain updated and accurate case notes and files; submit reports and statistics as required by AHM.
• Facilitate Girl Power Camp, in coordination with the High School Student Support Services Counselor, the week following the last day of school.
This position follows the academic year schedule – 35 hours per week, 43 weeks per year.
Position requires a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or related field. Must possess and maintain one of the following licenses from the State of Connecticut: LCSW, LMFT, or LPC. A minimum of 5 years of master’s level experience in social work, counseling, or related positions in the human services field is required. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required.
Please email cover letter, resume, and three references by July 31, 2020 to: