Ellipsis is hiring talented and motivated individuals seeking to make a difference in our caring community.

We’re always looking for deeply passionate people who refuse to give up in the face of adversity. If this sounds like you, please search our opportunities and contact us to learn more.

Youth Care Worker - Full Time - Day & Over-night Shifts AVailable 

Work with other dedicated professionals providing services that allow our youth and families the opportunity to find their path to independence. Must be energetic, highly motivated, willing to learn, and have the desire to make a difference.

Requires excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. High school diploma and experience working with youth and/or families required. College degree preferred.

Please complete an application or send resume to Regina Hughes at hr@ellipsisiowa.org

Youth Care Worker - Part Time Over-Night Shift

Work with other dedicated professionals providing services that allow our youth and families the opportunity to find their path to independence. Must be energetic, highly motivated, willing to learn, and have the desire to make a difference.

Requires excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. High school diploma and experience working with youth and/or families required. College degree preferred.

Please complete an application or send resume to Regina Hughes at hr@ellipsisiowa.org

Nurse Care Coordinator

The ideal candidate for our Registered Nurse position will have a background in pediatric and general psychiatry care. We're looking for someone who understands the pressures of working in a clinic as well as the busy routines of a hospital. The successful candidate should also be familiar with various patient care procedures including diagnosing, treating and administering medication to patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide physical, emotional, and educational support to patients and their families.
  • Act as a liaison between the hospitals, clinics, and patient's families.
  • Perform a variety of nursing tasks, including giving injections, taking vital signs, performing CPR, monitoring a patient's condition, communicating with other healthcare professionals about a patient's condition.
  • Communicating with nurses and doctors in other locations.
  • Provide emotional support to the patient and their family.
  • Be sensitive to the needs of the patient and their family.

Qualifications

  • Currently licensed in the State of Iowa as a Registered Nurse
  • Experience with Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems and clinical recordkeeping requirements
  • Knowledge of community resources, especially physical health resources
  • Evidence of emotional stability, maturity, and judgement in high-stress situations
  • History of working with and establishing appropriate relationships with youth who have problem behaviors or mental and emotional difficulties, as well as relationships with their families, staff member, and other care providers

Please complete an application or send resume to Regina Hughes at hr@ellipsisiowa.org

Therapist

This position requires a minimum of a Master’s degree in a behavioral health field from an accredited college or university. This person must also be licensed as an LMSW, Temporary LMFT, or Temporary LMHC. Preference is given to individuals with independent licensure (LISW, LMFT, or LMHC). It is expected that the person filling this position will demonstrate emotional stability, maturity, and be capable of working with and establishing appropriate relationships with youth who have problem behaviors or emotional difficulties, and with their families. This person will also possess leadership ability, good judgment and common sense.

Please complete an application or send resume to Regina Hughes at hr@ellipsisiowa.org

Engagement Director

Develops and grows partnerships to build strong and healthy relationships between the Ellipsis and the surrounding community. This role is responsible for relationship building within the community, plans fundraising and other events, manages volunteers and in-kind gifts for the organization, and assists with marketing and public relations activities.

  • Participates in the creation of the philanthropic strategic plan and helps achieve the goals outlined in the plan
  • Assists in the development of the stewardship plan for the organization, and acts in accordance with the plan
  • Attends community engagement events on behalf of the organization and delivers public speaking, educational programs, and advocacy for the Ellipsis mission
  • Updates records with all engagement with donors, volunteers, community partners, and other benefactors
  • Develops and maintains annual event planning calendar to reflect large fundraising events, appreciation events, etc.
  • Secures and manages all vendor relationships to support successful event delivery
  • Develops event budgets in response to departmental budget and reports on event revenue/expenses
  • Plans the logistics of all special events, including venue, transportation, activities, food and beverage, décor, entertainment, speakers, and on-site event coordination
  • Develops detailed written plan for each event to share with vendors and staff to ensure events run smoothly
  • Develops and executes communication plan for each event
  • Owns and manages all volunteer programming for the organization according to the volunteer management plan
  • Creates and/or oversees the creation of materials to communicate and advertise the annual fund campaign
  • Works with the Philanthropy Associate to ensure the right prior and prospective donors receive an invitation to participate in the campaign
  • Acts as the day to day contact with marketing, advertising, and/or public relations agencies
  • Develops marketing and public relations plans with vendors in response to organizational strategy
  • Supports the development of all marketing materials, including website, video, social media, and other formats, including providing content ideas, editing drafts, and submitting to the Chief Philanthropy Officer and/or other leaders for review when appropriate

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • At least 2 years’ business experience
  • Proven project management experience, with demonstrated ability to plan, execute, track, and report on project progress
  • Critical thinker and problem solver who demonstrates decision-making and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal oversight, and with high ethical standards
  • Able to detail tactfully with youth, family members, visitors, government agency representatives, and the general public
  • Able to provide positive role modeling for residents in areas of communication, decision-making, and problem solving
  • Willing to make decisions based on what’s best for kids and families
  • Willing to participate in all scheduled meetings, trainings and supervision sessions as requested
  • Basic computer skills including experience working in Microsoft Windows and Office products
  • Clear criminal and child abuse background checks
  • Acceptable driving record

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • At least 3 years’ experience in fundraising and volunteer management through a variety of tactics; annual fund experience is particularly helpful
  • Demonstrated expertise in event planning and/or volunteer management helpful
  • Marketing background helpful
  • Understanding of the Juvenile Court System and the Department of Human Services system
  • Experience working with children and families in a community-based program preferred
  • Knowledge in the field of child services helpful. Knowledge or prior experience working with high-risk youth, especially with youth who have experienced abuse, neglect, homelessness, or other traumatic experiences preferred

Please complete an application or send resume to Regina Hughes at hr@ellipsisiowa.org