Jobs at Sonoran Prevention Works

Bookkeeper

FTE, non-exempt
$16-26 an hour
Monday-Friday, 8-4/9-5
Phoenix office

Reports to: Deputy Director
Supervision responsibilities: None at this time
Travel: Less than 10% of the time

The Sonoran Prevention Works Bookkeeper is responsible for maintaining accurate financial entries and records for the organization. In partnership with a CPA and the SPW Deputy Director, the Bookkeeper enters financial transactions into our accounting system on a daily basis, assists with accounts receivable and accounts payable, organizes receipts, prepares financial reports, and submits expense reports to funders. The Bookkeeper keeps the chart of accounts organized and assists the team with reconciliation.

  • Properly codify transactions in accounting software
  • Coordinate with staff to collect and organize receipts and expense information
  • Creating and sending invoices (accounts receivable)
  • Submitting payroll
  • Maintaining and applying accurate allocation formulas to expenses

Required

  • Proficiency in Quickbooks and/or Quickbooks Online
  • Prior experience with nonprofit finance/accounting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cost allocation and multi-departmental accounting systems
  • Must be committed to harm reduction philosophy and to working with people and communities impacted by drug use and sex work
  • Interest in expanding your analysis and knowledge about the role that racial inequity plays in society and in drug-related harms, and are committed to building and/or deepening your commitment to racial equity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-starter with creative problem-solving skills

Preferred

  • Experience with state or federal financial reporting a plus
  • Demonstrated knowledge of government contracts and GAAP
  • Facilitative and collaborative leadership style. Proven ability to work in a dynamic team. Must be able to flexibly share leadership

Proficiency with Quickbooks Online, Google Drive, and Microsoft Office
Applicants who are fluent in Spanish, people of color, LGBTQIA2S+, or with lived experience with drug use, sex work, HIV/AIDS, or hepatitis C are strongly encouraged to apply.

The hourly rate range for this position is $17-$21, depending upon experience and qualifications. Sonoran Prevention Works offers benefits that include health, dental, and vision insurance, 3-4 weeks paid vacation, sick leave, and mileage reimbursement.

Sonoran Prevention Works (SPW) is a statewide nonprofit committed to improving the quality of life for Arizonans made vulnerable by drug use, sex work, and other stigmatized activities. Founded in 2011, SPW has rapidly grown to manage the state’s largest overdose prevention and naloxone distribution program, maintains a syringe service program in Kingman, works to change policy at state and local levels with its constituent advocacy network, and is one of the nation’s first harm reduction programs to bill Medicaid for outreach services. SPW currently maintains a staff of over 20 employees in 7 counties, with a budget of $2 million.

People who use (or used to use) drugs, current or former sex workers, people of color, women, members from the LGBTQIA communities, those who have experienced housing insecurity, people who have received harm reduction services, and people living with HIV/AIDS and/or hepatitis C are strongly encouraged to apply.

Harm Reduction Outreach Program Manager

FTE, exempt
$48-58k per year
Monday-Friday, 8-4/9-5
Phoenix office

Reports to: The Program Manager reports to the Deputy Director for operational, administrative, financial, and human resources responsibilities, and to the Executive Director for responsibilities related to harm reduction content and communications.
Supervision responsibilities: Harm Reduction Outreach Workers statewide; Contractors, Volunteers, and Interns working on the HRO project
Travel: 20-30%

The Sonoran Prevention Works Harm Reduction Outreach Program Manager promotes SPW’s Mission, Vision, and Values by overseeing and directing the Harm Reduction Outreach (HRO) Program. They effectively plan and implement use of HROP resources (financial, personnel, and otherwise), develop and organize programmatic activities to ensure deliverables are met, evaluate impact, and redirect efforts when necessary. The Program Manager works as part of the organization’s Leadership Team.

Program Oversight and Sustainability

  • Invests in and maintains relationships with key community partners and stakeholders
  • Participates in and attends relevant conferences and meetings
  • Ensures HRO program remains relevant, innovative, and impactful through monitoring, evaluation, and program development
  • Conducts trainings and consultation for outside organizations when needed
  • Responsible for programmatic deliverable tracking, auditing, and reporting to funders
  • Creates and adheres to program budgets with assistance from Deputy Director
  • Manages purchases and inventory related to HRO program
  • Oversees strategic planning for the HRO program
  • Works with Development Coordinator and Executive Director to identify new funding sources

Staff Supervision

  • Provides supervision to Harm Reduction Outreach Workers (HROWs) with regular meetings, performance management, professional development, activity monitoring and evaluation, and coordination with vendors and stakeholders
  • Identifies and coordinates professional development opportunities for HROWs
  • Approves and monitors HRO program staff purchases and reimbursements
  • Works with Deputy Director to recruit, hire, and onboard new staff
  • Ensures that HROWs are billing an appropriate number of hours
  • Provides oversight of Contractors to ensure activities, invoices, and data are aligned with program

Organizational Leadership

  • Ensures execution of the organization’s mission, vision, and values in all aspects of the HRO program
  • Stays up to date with research, trends, and field innovations and conveys information to HRO program staff and the leadership team
  • Presents at local and national conferences, representing SPW and the HRO program
  • Oversees regional office needs
  • Shares all-staff meeting planning and facilitation with the leadership team
  • Contribute to the development of the organization’s strategic goals and objectives
  • Provide leadership for equity, diversity, and inclusion, and participating in organizational racial equity initiatives
  • Ensures regional volunteer coordination

The PM will take on additional projects related to operations, and other tasks as requested.

  • 3+ years experience working in harm reduction, human rights, social justice, or a comparable field
  • Demonstrated committed to harm reduction philosophy and practices, racial and health equity, as well as working closely with communities made vulnerable by drug use and sex work
  • 2+ years of supervision experience with a facilitative and collaborative leadership style. Proven ability to work in a dynamic team and to flexibly share leadership.
  • Intermediate expertise in Microsoft Office, especially with Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook
  • Familiarity with program development and evaluation
  • Self-reliant team player with excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills
  • Comfort with public speaking and presentations

Preferences:

  • Experience working with medical billing
  • Experience providing case management through a social service or governmental agency
  • Strong mentoring and coaching experience to a team with diverse levels of experience
  • Self-reliant team player with excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills

The salary range for this position is $48-58,000. Sonoran Prevention Works offers benefits that include health, dental, and vision insurance, 3 weeks paid vacation, 1 week sick leave, company cell phone, mileage reimbursement, and some remote working opportunities.

Sonoran Prevention Works (SPW) is a statewide nonprofit committed to improving the quality of life for Arizonans made vulnerable by drug use, sex work, and other stigmatized activities. Founded in 2011, SPW has rapidly grown to manage the state’s largest overdose prevention and naloxone distribution program, maintains a syringe service program in Kingman, works to change policy at state and local levels with its constituent advocacy network, and is one of the nation’s first harm reduction programs to bill Medicaid for outreach services. SPW currently maintains a staff of over 20 employees in 7 counties, with a budget of $2 million.

People who use (or used to use) drugs, current or former sex workers, people of color, women, members from the LGBTQIA communities, those who have experienced housing insecurity, people who have received harm reduction services, and people living with HIV/AIDS and/or hepatitis C are strongly encouraged to apply.

Harm Reduction Outreach Worker

Full-time
$17.00 – $17.50 an hour
Phoenix

The Sonoran Prevention Works Harm Reduction Outreach Worker will conduct street outreach and case management with people who use drugs in their assigned region.

Taking a harm reduction approach, the Harm Reduction Outreach Worker will develop client-centered goals with people who use drugs and follow through with client centered services and referrals. Services offered include but are not limited to: HIV and hepatitis C rapid screening, overdose prevention education, transportation, employment skill building, healthy relationship education, wound prevention, and warm handoffs to other services.

This is a dynamic role, requiring proficiency in verbal and written communication, street outreach, persistence, fostering a person-centered approach, and creative problem-solving. The Harm Reduction Outreach Worker represents the company professionally and positively to enhance and promote the core values and mission of Sonoran Prevention Works, always exercising the utmost discretion, diplomacy, and tact in client and community interactions. Reports to the HROW Program Manager.

Travels regularly within the county.

  • Research outreach opportunities
  • Conduct street outreach
  • Coordinate with local health departments, community groups, medical facilities, and treatment centers for community outreach of services offered.
  • Provide services that support the treatment goals in a harm reduction framework
  • Provide individualized education and risk reduction plans to people at risk of drug-related harm, overdose, and other health disparities
  • Conduct rapid HIV and hepatitis C screenings for potential or current clients
  • Document encounters on the Electronic Health Record meeting agency, state, and health plan standards
  • Submit accurate encounters to billing within required timeframes
  • At least one year experience working in a substance use setting
  • At least one year experience in outreach highly desired
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and self-management skills
  • Must demonstrate an ability to thrive while working autonomously
  • Must embrace the concept of harm reduction and be comfortable engaging with people who use drugs
  • Applicants experienced in Electronic Health Records and case management strongly encouraged to apply
  • Applicants fluent in Spanish are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license in the State of Arizona
  • Must have own reliable transportation
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings & weekends on occasion

People who use (or used to use) drugs, current or former sex workers, people of color, women, members from the LGBTQIA communities, those who have experienced housing insecurity, people who have received harm reduction services, and people living with HIV/AIDS and/or hepatitis C are strongly encouraged to apply.

Overdose Prevention Coordinator

Full-time
$18 – $20 an hour
Phoenix

Reports to: Overdose Prevention Program Director
Supervision responsibilities: None at this time
Travel: Greater than 25% of the time

The Sonoran Prevention Works Overdose Prevention Coordinator takes the lead on overdose education and naloxone distribution for their assigned region.

Taking a harm reduction approach, the Overdose Prevention Coordinator will distribute naloxone directly to people who use drugs and other individuals, and will work closely with organizations to incorporate customized overdose prevention programming centered around safer drug use and naloxone availability. The employee will lead public overdose prevention trainings to community members, as well as staff & client trainings at outside organizations. This is a dynamic role, requiring proficiency in public speaking, written communication, street outreach, persistence, and creative problem-solving. The Overdose Prevention Coordinator will take on additional work to decrease stigma surrounding overdose prevention, such as attending coalitions & public meetings, talking to media, and speaking at conferences, and other tasks as identified by the Overdose Prevention Program Director.

  • Lead trainings in assigned region on overdose prevention, recognition, and response using naloxone to community members, organizations, and law enforcement
  • Assist in customizing policies & procedures for organizations to implement overdose prevention programming
  • Provide individualized education to people at risk of overdose and their friends & family on overdose risks and naloxone use
  • Coordinate with local health departments, community groups, medical facilities, treatment centers, and law enforcement to set up trainings and provide overdose prevention assistance & naloxone
  • Attend local coalitions, town halls, city council meetings, etc. to build relationships and present on SPW overdose prevention efforts
  • Data entry on naloxone distribution, trainings, and overdose reversal reports
  • Assemble naloxone kits
  • Research outreach opportunities
  • Conduct street outreach
  • Advertise overdose prevention training events
  • Coordinate volunteers for Naloxone kit making, tabling events, and outreach
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Drive
  • At least one year experience working in a substance use setting
  • At least one year experience in public outreach highly desired
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and self-management skills
  • Must demonstrate an ability to thrive while working autonomously
  • Must embrace the concept of harm reduction and be comfortable engaging with people who use drugs and their families
  • Comfort with public speaking
  • Applicants fluent in Spanish are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Must hold a valid driver’s licensed in the State of Arizona
  • Must have own reliable transportation
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings & weekends on occasion

People who use (or used to use) drugs, current or former sex workers, people of color, women, members from the LGBTQIA communities, those who have experienced housing insecurity, people who have received harm reduction services, and people living with HIV/AIDS and/or hepatitis C are strongly encouraged to apply.

Sonoran Prevention Works is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, people who are LGBTQI, and people who have personal experience with drug use, sex work, HIV, HCV, and incarceration are strongly encouraged to apply.

SPW does not discriminate in any of its activities or operations on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, drug-related criminal record, marital status, sexual orientation, HIV/AIDS status, substance use, or military status.