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CAASNM Employment Application 

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Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico, Inc. (CAASNM) is a non-profit organization that works with people of limited resources to increase their independence and quality of life.  We are a team-oriented workplace that collaborates with many community groups to help people become self-sufficient and empowered to pursue their future goals.  We are recruiting for the following position (s):

Kids CanProject Coordinator

Part- time position at CAASNM’s main office in Las Cruces, NM. Position will be supervised by the Kids Can Program Director. Responsible for facilitating after-school time program(s) for elementary, middle and high school age youth; support community and youth programming; assists with logistics for meetings and youth labs, as well as large public events; support in the development of youth business building curriculum, perform various administrative and programmatic duties for the Program Director.

Bilingual in English/Spanish very helpful; highly organized; ability to interact with the public of all ages in a friendly and congenial manner; strong interpersonal skills with community; familiarity with urban or rural (with an emphasis in the Hatch and Anthony areas preferred), low-income, and at-risk communities.

Assist with the planning of youth development events (entrepreneurship, leadership, public speaking, and life skills), youth projects and other workshops across the region. Coordinate logistics for community and youth events and provide support throughout the meeting/event. Create, maintain and update the organization’s social media accounts. Attend outreach events on behalf of the agency. Some Saturdays and evening required. Other related duties as assigned. 

  Questions about this position can be directed to:  April Christensen 575-527-8799 Ext. 117

 The deadline for applications is January 5, 2020.  You may pick up an application at 3880 Foothills Rd Ste A, Las Cruces NM from 8 am–12 noon or 1 pm–5 pm, Monday through Friday at the Receptionist desk or visit our website at caasnm.org.  A completed application, resume and cover letter is required to be considered for the position. Please send or deliver to Attn: Fiscal Director, CAASNM, 3880 Foothills Road, Ste A, Las Cruces, NM  88011

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 Kids Can – Project Coordinator 2019 Job Description

Parent Educator

Home Visiting Parent Educator will serve a critical role in partnering &  supporting families of children 0-5 years of age in the areas served by Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico (CAASNM). As a well-qualified professional in early child development, they will facilitate home visits in an environment where the family members feel both safe and secure, facilitate group activities monthly for families in areas of child development & long term outcomes of family well being . The position provides supportive encouragement, information, and referrals for families that may need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life. The program uses the New Mexico Home Visiting Standards and Parents as Teachers evidence-based Curriculum. These standards are to be met with fidelity in both a respectful and best practices approach.

This is a full-time position and will stay open until filled.  You may pick up an application at 3880 Foothills Road Ste A, Las Cruces NM from 8 am–12 noon or 1 pm–5 pm, Monday through Friday at the Receptionist desk or visit our website at caasnm.org.  A completed application, resume and cover letter is required to be considered for the position. Please send or deliver to Attn: Fiscal Director, CAASNM, 3880 Foothills Road, Ste A, Las Cruces, NM  88011

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Home Visiting Parent Educator 2019 job description

 

Volunteer

CAASNM Volunteer Application

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If you are interested in volunteering at CAASNM, please contact us at 575.527.8799 or stop in our main office at 3880 Foothills Rd., Ste. A Las Cruces, NM 88011 for more information.

Board Member Positions:

Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico periodically has vacant positions on the Board of Directors. Any person interested in serving on the Board of Directors please contact: Dawn Hommer dawnh@caasnm.org or 575-527-8799 for more information.

Position:   Low Income Sector Representative, and Public Sector Representative

Leadership Qualifications: • Able to represent the low-income People; with honesty, integrity and authenticity. • Able to participate actively in development, planning, implementation, and evaluation of programs funded by the agency. • Resident of the:  Dona Ana, Hidalgo, Sierra, Grant, or Luna Counties

Internships

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