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Nehemiah Foundation Job Listings

Nehemiah is always looking for great people to join our ministry. Current openings will be posted here. If we don’t have a current opening, go ahead and send your resume to, and we’ll keep you in mind for opportunities as they arise.

If we don’t have a current opening, go ahead and send your resume to, and we’ll keep you in mind for opportunities as they arise.

Ministry Partner Job Listings

Our Ministry Partners are often hiring to help fulfill their faith-based missions in Springfield and Clark County. Check out current opportunities:

To apply, send your resume to Barb Dotson at

This position is responsible for accounting and human resource administrative functions required for financial management and compliance to all applicable laws. This position reports to the Executive Director.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for the accounting operations of the organization, including but not limited to, the production of financial reports, maintenance of a compliant system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk and enhance the accuracy of the organization’s reported financial results. This position will prepare and maintain records that are reviewed and used by an outside CPA firm to prepare tax returns and perform the annual financial audit.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Oversee processing of accounts payable and receivable and ensure prompt collection of receivables
  • Prepare accounting reports related to payroll
  • Oversee and maintain contracts with related vendors
  • Maintain an orderly and accurate financial filing system
  • Maintain an accurate chart of accounts
  • Work with the executive director to prepare monthly and annual operating budgets
  • Prepare accurate monthly financial statements
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
  • Supervise the recording of cash receipts and bank deposits
  • Performs monthly reconciliations of bank accounts
  • Monitor cash flow
  • Comply with local, state and federal government reporting requirements
  • Purchase supplies and equipment as authorized by Executive Director
  • Tag and monitor fixed assets and equipment
  • Ensure all bills and invoices are paid within 30 days of receipt
  • Prepare reports for staff as requested
  • Work with the auditor during the months of July, August and September to facilitate the completion of the annual audit
  • Maintain updated policies and ensure compliance to all policies
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management

Benefits Specialist
Duties include but are not limited to the following areas: employment, payroll, employee relations, orientation and training, benefits, compensation, organizational development, and administration.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Process Payroll in an accurate and timely manner (using an outside payroll provider)
  • Ensure accurate and timely compliance with all duties related to IRS, Workers
    Compensation, and the Department of Labor
  • Ensure timely processing of all year-‐end documents including but not limited to W‐2’s, 1099’s, etc.
  • Maintain employee personnel files
  • Manage group benefits enrollment and administration including health, dental and life insurance, 403B program, PTO, and COBRA administration and compliance
  • Maintain worker’s compensation administration, including accident reporting requirements and claims management 
  • Maintain and update Employee Handbook and Benefits Manual
  • Serve as point of contact for all payroll/benefits inquiries and complaints, ensuring prompt, courteous and appropriate resolution
  • Process background checks and all Department of Justice clearances, ensuring
    compliance with all local, state and federal laws, licenses and accreditations
  • Reconcile monthly benefits statements
  • Perform payroll/benefit related reconciliations to the General Ledger and other
  • Maintain all required insurance policies including but not limited to liability, vehicle, Workers’ Compensation, etc.
  • Assist with hiring, orientation, and termination
  • Create and maintain accurate job descriptions
  • Work with brokers and vendors to solicit quotes, evaluate quotes, manage contracts and make appropriate recommendations to management
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management 


  • Minimum of three years’ experience in HR
  • Experience in bookkeeping and knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Knowledge of principles and techniques of technical record keeping
  • Ability to research, analyze, and retrieve data necessary to complete duties
  • Ability to perform mathematical computations accurately as well as the ability to
    identify and correct errors
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks, Excel and other Microsoft programs
  • Familiarity with local, state and federal employment related laws
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with a wide range of personalities and manage conflict in a professional, productive manner
  • Knowledge and enforcement of employee rights, benefits and obligations
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Skilled at managing time and multiple priorities to carry out assignments in a timely and thorough manner
  • Commitment to professional and ethical standards
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality

To apply, send your resume to Barb Dotson at

To apply, send your resume to Barb Dotson at

JOB SUMMARY: Initiates and maintains contact with victims of crime. Provides information, referrals, and other appropriate assistance to victims and their families.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Includes the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Initiates victim contacts.
  2. Provides education about victimization, victims’ legal rights and protections, and
    the criminal justice process.
  3. Provides emotional support to victims.
  4. Provides assistance for filing applications for victim compensation from VOCA (Victims of Crime Assistance.)
  5. Refers victims and their families to professional trauma counseling.
  6. Provides and assists in advocacy and transportation with the legal system,
    medical facilities, and shelter as needed.
  7. Prepares and maintains information for each client for monthly progress reports
    and quarterly outcome measure reports.

PRINCIPAL CHALLENGES: The principal challenge of this position is to responsibly and compassionately assist victims of crime in areas of information, referral and support.

JOB LATITUDE AND AUTHORITY: The Victim Advocate performs duties under the supervision and authorization of the Victim Advocacy Program Director.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: To perform competently in this position, the successful advocate will have a strong sense of empathy for clients. Other skills include good listening skills, ability to identify problems and participate in team problem-solving efforts, and proficiency in working with databases and Microsoft Office software Excel and Word.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: An Associate’s Degree in Social Work or related field is helpful and preferred. Experience in the field of criminal justice, social work, and/or chemical dependency.

To apply, send your resume to Barb Dotson at