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Thank you for your interest in working for the Minnesota Council of Churches.

The Minnesota Council of Churches offers a competitive benefits package, including:

  • Gold Medical insurance plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance/ Long-term disability coverage
  • Vacation and holidays
  • Employer contributing retirement plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

As an Equal Opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

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(posted 8/8/2016)

Mankato Refugee Services

POSITION TITLE:  Community Engagement Specialist (.5 FTE)

PURPOSE OF POSITION:  To engage diverse community stakeholders to support the needs of refugees through volunteer engagement and experiential learning opportunities. To enhance positive outcomes for refugees through collaborations with internal team and community partners. To maximize program operations and outcomes to promote community inclusion and refugee self-sufficiency.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Coordination & Facilitation:

  • Coordinate community inclusion initiatives with varying timelines (Tapestry Project, 1:1 Volunteer Matching)
  • Work with diverse teams to plan and co-facilitate opportunities for mutual learning and social connectedness
  • Coordinate and track program logistics (interpreters, transportation, participant recruitment)
  • Generate/utilize tools for planning team (develop/update interactive curriculum, create agendas and action plans)
  • Facilitate/Co-facilitate group discussions among diverse stakeholders
  • Track project outcomes, fulfill reporting requirements, administer program evaluation tools
  • Work with internal team to coordinate 1:1 matches with refugee families and volunteers

Community Engagement:

  • Work with Associate Director to promote opportunities for engagement
  • Work with Associate Director to develop and sustain relationships with refugees and community stakeholders
  • Recruit volunteers to engage in project activities
  • Attend community meetings, events, professional groups, and committees to recruit volunteers to match with program and client needs
  • Complete enrollment, provide training, orientation, and tracking of volunteers
  • Provide support to community committees including Refugee Consortium as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Professional demeanor with ability to build positive community relationships
  • Ability to engage positively with English Language Learners
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Possess strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Ability to respond with flexibility and adaptability to changing situations
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Driver’s license and access to reliable transportation

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Experience working with refugees or immigrants
  • Proven record of successful planning, coordinating, and implementing of projects
  • Experience with group facilitation and/or program coordination
  • Demonstrated ability to build trusting relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and professionally among diverse community partners
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain detailed records and submit accurate reports in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated communication skills in negotiation, conflict management, and mediation
  • Experience in program development, coordination, or implementing community initiatives in a collaborative setting
  • Experience with utilizing online applications and software: website development, Survey Monkey, Doodle, Formstack, and others 
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Publisher, Power Point, Access, Microsoft Outlook.
  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND CONDITIONS

Normal office conditions. This position works out of MCC’s Mankato office at 501 South 2nd Street. Job duties are performed primarily during the weekday business hours, with occasional weekend or evening hours.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

This is a part time, non-exempt position. Sick leave, vacation, holiday, and prorated medical insurance benefits are provided.

POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED

APPLICATION AVAILABLE BELOW

SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM AND ANY SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS TO

Minnesota Council of Churches * 122 West Franklin Ave #100 * Minneapolis MN 55404

Phone: 612-230-3204 * FAX: 612-870-3622 * employment@mnchurches.org

Link to MCC Employment Application form

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(posted 7/28/2016)

TITLE: ACCOUNTING CLERK (Regular, .5 FTE, non-exempt)

PURPOSE:

Provide support to the Controller with general accounting, accounts payable/receivable, disbursements, financial reporting and other related duties.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare, record, and process accounts payable, and cash disbursements.
  • Prepare, record and process accounts receivables and cash receipts.
  • Prepare bank deposits and receipts and reconcile with accounts receivable records.
  • Maintain required records, reports and files in an organized manner.
  • Deliver bank deposits.
  • Prepare invoices.
  • Answer inquiries from vendors or employees.
  • Maintain inventory records and reconcile discrepancies.
  • Follow-up on any outstanding overdue balances.
  • Prepare and enter general ledger journal entries.
  • Maintain monthly counts for the copiers and postage meter. Add postage as necessary.
  • Post accounts to the General Ledger as needed.
  • Backup the controller: Prepare payroll and deductions for payroll service to process, and maintain payroll records.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation for general ledger accounts and financial statements.
  • Assist in preparation of the annual budget.
  • Assist with annual audit.
  • Backup the controller: Prepare monthly and year-end financial reports.
  • To perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Controller.         

ACCOUNTABILITY:

Reports to the Controller.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four year degree in accounting or 2-year degree plus two years demonstrated experience required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of nonprofit accounting and financial management.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel and Peachtree/Sage Accounting software.
  • Experience dealing with confidential information and cash control.
  • Accurate data entry and touch-key skills on the computer and calculator.
  • Ability to handle interruption to work flow.
  • Familiarity with and sensitivity to the constituency of the MCC including diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds.
  • Receive a qualified status on criminal background check.

Work Environment and Conditions:

Normal office conditions and regular 5 days/week office hours – Monday morning is required. This position works out of the MCC’s office at 122 West Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis.

Compensation: This is a regular, 20 hour/week, non-exempt position. Benefits include vacation, sick leave, holiday pay, and pro-rated medical insurance based on MCC’s personnel policies.

 

POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED

SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM (see link below) AND ANY SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS TO

Minnesota Council of Churches * 122 West Franklin Ave #100 * Minneapolis MN 55404

Phone: 612-230-3204 * FAX: 612-870-3622 * employment@mnchurches.org

The Minnesota Council of Churches is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Link to MCC Employment Application form

 

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