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NONPROFIT JOBS: Open positions in Austin and throughout Central Texas listed below.
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Grants Manager

Housing Authority of the City of Austin
Posted on Monday, September 1, 2014

Job Description
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Responsible for developing and implementing the agency’s overall plan/
strategy for obtaining government, foundation, and corporate grant funding. Collaborates with other HACA 
departments to assess the needs of the agency, HACA communities, and HACA residents, and uses this data 
to develop the plan and drive grant research and application activities. Conducts research to identify funding 
opportunities, appropriate partners, and to achieve the plan and address the agencies identified needs. 
Annually assesses/updates the agency’s plan/strategy plan. Conducts and coordinates research to substantiate funding needs with demographic, economic, and statistical information. Keeps supervisor apprised of grant opportunities, determines the agency’s eligibility, and communicates application requirements to HACA staff. Manages the research, planning, writing and compilation of grant proposals. Works with staff from other HACA departments to develop grant proposal materials. Organizes grant proposal materials and ensures all required materials are accurate, complete and inserted into final application packet. Develops and monitors grant budgets. Writes comprehensive yet concise reports to keep HACA management, HUD, and partners updated on all grant programming and budgeting. Submits progress and final reports to Director for approval and for submission to HUD. Monitors grant program start-ups, progress and completion of program elements for compliance with grant requirements. Maintains records in an organized and centralized filing system. Makes recommendations for improvement. Plans other job tasks around grant application submission and reporting deadlines to ensure deadlines are not missed. Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts, Business Administration, Public Administration, 
or related field. Five years related grants experience preferred. Equivalent combination of training and 
experience will be considered. Good knowledge of funding sources (government, foundation, and corporate). 
Good knowledge of the laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to low income housing programs. Strong 
computer literacy, in particular using Windows-based software, and Tracking At-A-Glance, to ensure 
accurate data management. Some knowledge of project management skills and approaches is preferred. 
Some knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of budgeting and accounting. Ability to 
prioritize work assignments to meet required deadlines. Ability to use initiative and will bring flexibility, 
innovation, creativity and organizational skills to the position. Ability to work independently and under 
pressure. Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely verbally and in writing. Ability to establish 
and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public. Ability to effectively 
handle situations requiring tact and diplomacy, yet firmness. A writing sample will be required at the time 
of application. Valid Texas Drivers License. Copies of diplomas or transcripts and driving record 
required. 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is principally sedentary, and may 
involve some physical exertion, during visits to outside agencies and walking grounds to do research. Work 
involves the normal risks or discomforts associated with an office environment, as well as others involved in 
visiting resident’s homes and interviewing outside community and government agencies.
 
To ApplyAPPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT: Resumes will not be accepted without a completed application. Applications are available at the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, 1124 S. IH-35, Austin, TX 78704 or on our website at www.hacanet.org. The HACA is a drug-free workplace. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory DPS Criminal History Report & drug screen.
Physical Address1124 S. IH-35
Austin, TX 78704
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Development Director

My Healing Place
Posted on Monday, September 1, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 15, 2014
Job Description
Development Director - My Healing Place
 

My Healing Place seeks a part time Development Director - a new contract position on the staff that will offer a dynamic opportunity for an experienced development professional to create, execute and evaluate his/her own development plan for a small non-profit organization.  The position will initially be a seven month contract with the possibility of becoming permanent.
 
Working alongside the Executive Director and the Board of Directors, this position is responsible for:
·         Development and Execution of My Healing Place’s annual fundraising plan
·         Securing financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
·         Managing the donor database and performing data entry and gift processing
·         Creating and executing a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors
·         Developing and maintaining ongoing relationships with all donors
·         Developing and tracking proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising.
Since the annual fundraising event (Holders of Hope Dinner) will take place on October 2, the person in this position will be responsible for the follow-up correspondence and activities.  Other anticipated events in the seven-month period are the End-of-Year Giving Campaign, Amplify Austin, and the organization of committees for Holders of Hope 2015.
 
Specific fundraising goals will come out of the development plan. 
Performance evaluation tools and measures will be developed within the first 30 days of the position hire. 
 
Benefits: flexible work schedule and location
Qualifications:
•              BA (required) minimum of 3 years’ experience in development +
•              Ability to write clearly and persuasively to raise funds and awareness of My Healing Place
•              Able to work independently and with minimal supervision
•              Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and            communication skills
•              Public speaking skills -- both one-on-one and large group
 

Application Due DateMonday, September 15, 2014
To ApplySend cover letter and resume to: khrissford@gmail.com or My Healing Place Attn. Khris Ford, E.D. 8401 Shoal Creek Blvd. Austin, TX 78757
Physical Address8401 Shoal Creek Blvd
Austin, TX 78757
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FY15-05-College & Post-Secondary Training Support Specialist

American YouthWorks
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014

Start DateTuesday, September 16, 2014
Job Description

CLASSIFICATION:
YouthBuild Program Director
Regular, Full-time, Exempt

POSITION PURPOSE:
The primary duty of the College & Post-Secondary Training Support Specialist will be the placement and retention of students and program members in post secondary education and certification training for career development.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES:
Under general supervision of the YouthBuild Program Director, the College & Post Secondary Training Support Specialist performs the following:
1. Promote college and post-secondary training opportunities with YouthBuild students and alumni;
2. Assist students with the college application process, including financial aid, scholarships, TSI/SAT testing, and documentation needed for enrollment;
3. Provide case management and support services for alumni enrolled in college and post-secondary training;
4. Facilitate and support YouthBuild students enrolling in Early College Start classes at ACC, including the set-up of classes designed especially for YouthBuild students;
5. Work with YouthBuild Employment Specialist to create Internships with local employers and provide support for YouthBuild Interns;
6. Keep necessary data for grant reporting and assist with writing grant reports;
7. Teach college readiness and career exploration classes for YouthBuild students, including life-skills such as financial literacy;
8. Visit post-secondary institutions as required to enhance relationship with AYW and promote success for members already enrolled on site or seeking enrollment;
9. Plan and participate in college visits;
10. Attend relevant team meetings;
11. Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Required (To qualify for consideration an applicant must possess the following skills. Possession of these skills is a prerequisite for employment.)
EDUCATION / CERTIFICATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work or related field;
KNOWLEDGE: Information storage procedures, Microsoft Office Applications, Internet applications; Social networking and media sites;
EXPERIENCE: Previous related experience working with young adults in a social service agency and/or school setting;
SKILLS: Ability to track and report data; Neat and accurate filing;
BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES: Attentive to detail and accuracy; Well-organized; Cooperative and willing to assist others;

ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS:
REGULAR: Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, One hour unpaid lunch break;
OCCASIONAL: Weekends or evenings to meet deadlines/special projects

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
REGULAR: Local driving to meet with partners or participants at PSE sites and transporting students to appointments;
OCCASIONAL: Attend professional conferences, workshops, trainings; home visits; attend court; chaperone day/overnight field trips; annual staff retreat; visit construction sites;

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS:
REPETITIVE MOTIONS: Walking; movements frequently and regularly required using the wrists, hands, and/or fingers;
PHYSICAL STRENGTH: Regularly lifts and carries up to 40 pounds;
TALKING: Must frequently convey detailed or important instruction or ideas accurately in both English and Spanish; some talking in front of groups;
AVERAGE HEARING: Hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information;
AVERAGE VISION: Average vision to read papers and books and to operate audio visual and office equipment and tools;

WORKING CONDITIONS:
NONE: No hazardous or significantly unpleasant conditions;
OCCASIONAL: May be expected to work in hot, cold, wet or other significantly unpleasant conditions

Application Due DateMonday, September 15, 2014
To ApplyQualified applicants should forward their resumes to our jobopp email address at,jobopp@americanyouthworks.org, to the attention of Eliza Montana, HR Coordinator. All resumes should have the Job ID “FY15-05-College & Post-Secondary Training Support Specialist” in either the subject line or body of the email.
Physical Address1901 E. Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78741
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FY15-04-HACA-Recruiter/Case Manager

American YouthWorks
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014

Start DateTuesday, September 16, 2014
Job Description

CLASSIFICATION:
Reports to Participant Services Coordinator
Regular, Full-time, Exempt

POSITION PURPOSE:
Primarily responsible for the outreach, recruiting and enrolling of YouthBuild participants residing at Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) properties; and to provide case management and counseling services to HACA residents who are enrolled in YouthBuild, and act as a liaison between the HACA staff the YouthBuild Program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES:
Under general supervision of the Participant Service Coordinator, the HACA Recruiter/Case Manager performs the following:

Outreach, Recruitment, and Enrollment
1. Maintain and Develop appropriate professional relationships with students between the age of 17-24 residing on HACA properties;
2. Participate in community outreach including community job fairs, educational fairs and HACA events;
3. Develop and produce informational materials about YouthBuild for HACA residents;
4. Conduct information meetings and pre-enrollment interviews for HACA students;
5. Assists and, or lead new participant orientation
6. Maintain enrollment paperwork for HACA participants in Austin YouthBuild program;
7. Assist with other Outreach, Recruitment and Enrollment activities as requested or assigned;

Case Management:
1. Maintain a caseload of at least ten (10) HACA participates in the YouthBuild Austin program providing them with the following:
*Advocacy;
*Attendance follow up;
*Crisis intervention;
*Information/referrals;
*Problem-solving;
*Short-term counseling;
2. Facilitate life skills groups;
3. Document and report program measures in Access database and other MIS systems as needed;
4. Transport members as needed;
5. Ensure timely member evaluations of and by the program;
6. Attend HACA and YouthBuild staff meetings and coordinate activities with teachers, trainers and job placement staff;
7. Other tasks as assigned;

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Required (To qualify for consideration an applicant must possess the following skills. Possession of these skills is a prerequisite for employment.)
EDUCATION / CERTIFICATION: Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Professional License in Social Work, Counseling/Psychology, or Chemical Dependency or a related field;
KNOWLEDGE: Basic computer skills and office equipment, i.e. Microsoft Office applications, Information storage procedures; Internet applications, Community resources; Criminal justice system; Austin area social services network;
EXPERIENCE: Experience working in a social service/school setting; Experience working with young adults, especially at-risk youth;
SKILLS: Ability Problem-solving; excellent verbal and written communication; Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse student/parent population, attention track and report data, Individual/group counseling; mediation; public speaking; crisis intervention;
BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES: Friendly; Helping demeanor; Self-reliant; Works effectively in a fast-paced environment; Multi-tasks, Maintain professionalism during uncomfortable or hostile situations well-organized and professional boundaries;

Preferred (The following skills are considered important to this position, but may be learned on the job. Applicants will not be eliminated from consideration if they do not possess these skills)
EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: Master’s degree in Social Work or related filed;
KNOWLEDGE: Bilingual in English and Spanish;

ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS:
REGULAR: Maintains office hours at both AYW-YouthBuild and HACA properties, balanced as needed to fulfill Essential Functions, One hour unpaid lunch break;
OCCASIONAL: Weekends or evenings to meet with HACA residents or to meet deadlines/special projects;

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
REGULAR: Travel between HACA properties, AYW campus and service sites with transportation of participants as needed;
OCCASIONAL: Attend professional conferences, workshops, trainings; home visits; attend court; chaperone day/overnight field trips; annual staff retreat; visit construction sites;

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS:
REPETITIVE MOTIONS: Walking; movements frequently and regularly required using the wrists, hands, and/or fingers;
PHYSICAL STRENGTH: Regularly lifts and carries up to 40 pounds;
TALKING: Must frequently convey detailed or important instruction or ideas accurately in both English and Spanish; some talking in front of groups;
AVERAGE HEARING: Hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information;
AVERAGE VISION: Average vision to read papers and books and to operate audio visual and office equipment and tools;

WORKING CONDITIONS:
NONE: Intervene in potential violent situations;
OCCASIONAL: May be expected to work in hot, cold, wet or other significantly unpleasant condition

 

Qualified applicants should forward their resumes to our jobopp email address at, jobopp@americanyouthworks.org, to the attention of Eliza Montana, HR Coordinator. All resumes should have the Job ID “FY15-04- HACA Recruiter/Case Manager” in either the subject line or body of the email.

Application Due DateMonday, September 15, 2014
To ApplyQualified applicants should forward their resumes to our jobopp email address at, jobopp@americanyouthworks.org, to the attention of Eliza Montana, HR Coordinator. All resumes should have the Job ID “FY15-04- HACA Recruiter/Case Manager” in either the subject line or body of the email.
Physical Address1901 E. Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78741
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Cherrywood Art Fair Silent Auction Coordinator

Cherrywood Art Fair
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 1, 2014
Job DescriptionWe need an outstanding, hardworking self-starter to coordinate all aspects of the 2-day Silent Auction held at the Fair. The event is December 13 & 14, 2014. This person will work closely with our staff to ensure that the Silent Auction is a successful fundraiser for the non profit event organizers, Chula League.

The candidate must be highly organized and detail-oriented, as they will be responsible for the success of the Silent Auction fundraiser. Candidates with some auction experience (solicitation, layout and design) are desired. Great mid-level position for those wanting to expand development skills. Large-scale event experience a plus!

Position is contract & hours are part-time until week of the event.


Responsibilities include:

Oversee solicitation of 40 auction items prior to Fair
Maintain accurate records of all auction items, source, and disposition
Provide donation receipts to auction donors
Provide donor information (name and business website URL) to webmaster
Receive and store all business auction items prior to Fair
Plan auction display
Prepare auction bid sheets in advance of Fair
Receive auction contributions from Fair artist (100+ items) during Fair setup
Arrange auction display with assistance from Little Artist BIG ARTIST Curator
Oversee auction bidding process
Oversee auction close, notification of winning bids, collection of auction proceeds

Find detailed descriptions of the positions here: http://www.cherrywoodartfair.org/jobs/silent-auction-coordinator/.

Compensation: 500.00

In your cover letter, let us know a little bit about you and how your background makes you a good fit.
Application Due DateWednesday, October 1, 2014
To ApplyFind detailed descriptions of the positions here: http://www.cherrywoodartfair.org/jobs/silent-auction-coordinator/ In your cover letter, let us know a little bit about you and how your background makes you a good fit.
Physical Address3808 Maplwood
Austin, TX 78722
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Operations Director

Austin Partners in Education
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 15, 2014
Job DescriptionThis position is responsible for overseeing operations in a manner that supports the strategic growth of the agency; working in coordination with the Executive Director to implement long term comprehensive planning; ensuring timeliness and accuracy of our volunteer management and opportunity tracking systems.  This position provides direct supervision to Operations Coordinators.

Ensure program operations are of high quality and maximize efficiency using Salesforce.com database.
  • Evaluate operations activities; make recommendations for and implement improvements.
  • Oversee IT operations, and manage related outsourcing and support contracts, including cloud systems, email, PCs, telephone systems, etc.
  • Oversee building/landlord relationships, lease management, etc.
  • Manage all office operations including office systems, maintenance, workplace environment, common area management, etc.
  • Monitor and maintain live dashboards for internal departments.
  • Maintain contacts and organization records of constituents and their affiliations, volunteer and donation activity.
  • Act as liaison between departments and operations team to understand needs and implement requests.
  • Supervise and evaluate operations staff.
  •  
Qualifications for this position include:
  • Bachelor’s degree and relevant work experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Project Management
  • Experience working with a database or CRM System – ideally on the Salesforce.com platform
  • Proven experience defining and improving processes and procedures
  • Strong attention to detail, but with an ability to think strategically
  • Technologically savvy  with experience developing and implementing new processes and systems that increased efficiency in a fast-moving environment
  • A positive, collaborative, problem-solving approach to work
  • Proven ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities and deadlines
  • Knowledge of the Austin Independent School District a plus

Position:  Full time with benefits  
Application Due DateMonday, September 8, 2014
To ApplyPlease email resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and professional references to careers@austinpartners.org. No phone calls, please. Thank you for your interest!
Physical Address8000 Centre Park
Suite 200
Austin, TX 78754
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Student Support Coordinator

African American Youth Harvest Foundation
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 15, 2014
Job DescriptionAAYHF’s SHIFT- Ascension is an alternative to out-of-school suspension model that is aimed at developing the whole child. This approach will focus on and assess four unique aspects of student development and achievement, which are:

1) Academics/Attendance/Grades
2) Family/Home Life
3) Relationships/Associations
4) Personal Aspirations

Student Services Coordinator will serve as lead and direct support to two Middle School-based Life Coaches, who are charged with delivering AAYHF’s ‘alternative to suspension” program at Garcia and Sadler Means (formerly Pearce) middle schools. The SSC will ensure that all school and district articulated expectations, are adhered to and managed with integrity. SSC is supervised by the Program Manager and works with the PM and VP- Program Operations to achieve daily and monthly district and organization goals. Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Minimum Qualifications: • At least four-years of experience in education, teaching and/or youth programs administration. • At least two-years of experience in a nonprofit environment. • Experience and knowledge of social emotional and educational programming for children. • Proficient and demonstrable computer skills especially in the Microsoft Office Suite. • Excellent organizational and communication skills and ability to meet aggressive timelines. • Demonstrated excellence in attention to detail. • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. • Strong classroom management and third party mediation skills. • Excellent customer service skills and demonstrated diplomacy with external stakeholders. • High standards of professionalism

Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Years of Related Work
Salary: 38K
To ApplyQualified candidates can apply by submitting a letter of interest and resume to Ms. Janice Johnson Shephard, at coo@aambharvestfoundation.org (NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE)
Physical Address6633 Highway 290 East
Austin, TX 78723
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Director

Texas Physicians for Social Responsibility
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014

Job DescriptionTexas Physicians for Social Responsibility (Texas PSR) is seeking a part-time Director to lead our statewide environmental advocacy organization through a time of growth and change. 

Texas Physicians for Social Responsibility (TX PSR), formerly Austin PSR, is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit formed in 2003 in Austin, Texas. As the only Texas affiliate of Physicians for Social Responsibility, Texas PSR represents National PSR’s mission to assert a strong medical voice, guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival.

TX PSR's strategy for achieving positive change is to provide a conduit for the medical community to educate and inform the public and lawmakers about potential threats to the public health through research, analysis, and expert testimony on key issues.

Job Description
The Director of Texas PSR is the sole staff member providing support for Texas PSR members. The Director is responsible for organizational management, administration, and the implementation and evaluation of all programs, grants and operations.

Responsibilities  
  • Manage the organization and serve as lead for both short-term and long-term planning
  • Provide leadership and management to assure that Texas PSR is well-respected, self-sufficient, and financially secure
  • Represent Texas PSR and its mission to clients, funders, community leaders, and the community at large, including city and state level advocacy, and coalition building with partners
  • Manage the organization's infrastructure including planning, Board meetings, finances, fundraising, use of technology
  • Website updates and maintenance, marketing, program development and evaluation, and human resources
  • Maintain and grow membership, and ensure periodic updates to membership
  • Recruit (in concert with the Board Co-Presidents) and manage a regionally influential Board of Directors to develop overall strategy and to assure funding and fiduciary responsibility
  • Such other duties as may from time to time be assigned by the Board of Directors
Overview of Duties
  • Represent Texas PSR at meetings and on monthly OnePSR phone calls with National PSR
  • Update Austin PSR website periodically; at a minimum, monthly
  • Create and send monthly e-newsletters and updates to all members and supporters
  • Organize and conduct Board meetings at least 3-4 times a year.
  • Act as legislative contact and advocate during the biennial Texas Legislative Session
  • Identify opportunities for PSR Board members to testify or participate in press conferences, and support Board members with background info, etc to make testifying possible
  • Organize fundraiser/educational events at least twice a year (typically spring and fall)
  • Provide Board members with research and rough drafts for letters to the editor and/or op-eds
  • Seek opportunities and prepare grant requests and donation drives
  • Complete annual report and annual grant request to send to National PSR
  • Respond to other Board and non-Board member requests as appropriate
  • Maintain membership and email lists
  • Assist Treasurer with preparation of appropriate tax documents and forms
  •  Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong dedication to environmental / health issues and PSR's mission
  • Knowledge and a minimum of 2 years of experience in environmental/ health/non-profit arena
  •  Bachelor's Degree required (Masters preferred) preferably in Environmental Science, Health, Communications or Administration field
  • Administrative, organizing, or management experience
  • Fundraising experience desired
  • Strong computer skills
  • Graphics abilities and web skills preferred
  • Communications, organizing, and outreach skills, including the ability to write effective press releases and statements and conduct internet research
  • Grants researching, and writing skills
  • Ability to coordinate effectively with a group of people, articulate goals and accomplishments
  •  A positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills are essential, as well as the ability to work quickly under pressure from deadlines.
Pay
Texas PSR provides a competitive salary and flexible schedule.

Hours
To be determined, but not more than 25 hours per week.
To ApplyQualified candidates must submit a resume, cover letter (including salary requirements), and three references outlining their interest in and qualifications for the position to: employmenttexaspsr@gmail.com . Both documents are required and must be submitted in .doc or .pdf format. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Physical Addressaustin, 78745
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Texas Connector AmeriCorps VISTA

OneStar Foundation
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014

Start DateTuesday, November 4, 2014
Job DescriptionOneStar Foundation (OneStar) is looking for an AmeriCorps VISTA member for its Texas Connector VISTA position. OneStar is a supporting nonprofit of the office of the Governor whose purpose is to strengthen the capacity of the nonprofit sector to enable communities to more effectively solve social challenges. As part of this mission, OneStar developed the Texas Connector, an online, interactive mapping tool that links nonprofits to strengthen Texas communities. It provides a visual snapshot of community needs and resources to allow funders, local and state government leaders, researchers and the nonprofit community to more effectively meet Texas' growing needs. Texas Connector bridges the information gap between the areas served by nonprofits and the underserved communities of Texas. OneStar is seeking a Texas Connector VISTA to help with outreach to new potential partners, building a robust training and technical assistance approach, creating resources to enhance user experience and capacity, and development of a diversified funding stream to enable program sustainability.
Application Due DateFriday, September 5, 2014
To ApplyFor job description and to apply, please visit https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=57189&fromSearch=true. If you are interested in learning more about Texas Connector, visit our website: texasconnects.org.
Physical Address9011 Mountain Ridge Drive
Suite 100
Austin, 78759
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Director of Communications and Development

Saint Louise House
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 1, 2014
Job DescriptionDIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT
 
Founded in Austin in 2000, Saint Louise House (SLH) provides affordable housing and essential services to mothers and children experiencing homelessness in Central Texas.  With a deep belief in the power of women to transform their lives, their families and our community, our licensed case managers partner with our residents to reach their individual goals.  In our apartment-style housing environment, families are embraced and encouraged to be a part of our supportive community as they work or attend school. 
 
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications & Development Director provides strategic leadership for the communications, fundraising and volunteer functions of SLH.   The Director will set and guide the strategy for all communications and public relations in support of the development goals, including the agency newsletter, annual appeals, website, videos, presentations, social media and media relations to consistently articulate SLH’s mission and to lift the visibility of SLH’s program to attract and retain potential and current donors.  The ability to take information and transform it into exciting and meaningful messages, and disseminate it to the right audiences through the best channels is critical.
 
Major Roles and Responsibilities:
 
Communications and Outreach Specific:
  • Responsible for agency’s Communications Program to increase and promote brand identity and agency visibility.
  • Research, write and produce publications, brochures, annual report and other materials; develops compelling messaging, branding and taglines for all initiatives.
  • Strategically disseminate messaging through website management and use of social media outlets as well as speaking engagements and community events.
  • Create and provide communication tools for use by the Executive Director, Board members and volunteers to further development goals.
  • Develop, direct and manage performance of Volunteer Coordinator. 
  • Oversee maintenance of up to date records through Salesforce system of all volunteers, donors and corporate partners.
 
Development Specific:
  • Create and implement a development plan that details how SLH solicits donors and identifies funding sources to support the goals of SLH’s Strategic Plan.
  • Oversee and direct all SLH fundraising strategies, such as major gifts, special events, monthly giving, fundraising campaigns, grants program, and donor/volunteer relations.  Work closely with the Development Committee of the Board of Directors to raise funding to support the agency’s mission.
  • Personally cultivate and solicit donors through customized, donor-centered cultivation and stewardship activities.
  • Work closely with the grant writer in researching and soliciting grants, writing reports, and conducting stewardship/site visits with foundations.
  • Conduct periodic analysis of development plan activities to determine effectiveness of development strategies
  • Work closely with grants manager in facilitating stewardship visits with foundations
Qualifications:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in business management, communications, marketing/sales, or related field.
  • Work experience in nonprofit communications or nonprofit development and demonstrated success in developing and implementing communications and fundraising strategies.
  • Well-organized, self-motivated and highly collaborative work style.
  • Demonstrated relationship building, solicitation and negotiation skills.
  • Persuasive writing, strong verbal communication and the ability to interact at the executive level.
  • Understanding of the needs in the community related to SLH’s mission and ability work well with diverse populations.
  • Database management experience; Salesforce experience preferred.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of social media and experience implementing communications and fundraising strategies using social media preferred.
To Apply:
 
Please submit cover letter and resume to:

jvenuto@saintlouisehouse.org


Application Due DateWednesday, October 1, 2014
To ApplyPlease submit cover letter and resume to: jvenuto@saintlouisehouse.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78745
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Shelter Operations Director

Front Steps, Inc.
Posted on Friday, August 29, 2014

Start DateMonday, November 3, 2014
Job DescriptionShelter Operations Director Position Summary:
 
The Shelter Operations Director oversees the operations and management of Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH), including applicable Shelter Operation Programs. The Shelter Operations Director serves as the senior leader for Shelter Operations, which includes the Day Resource Center, Day Sleep Program, Emergency Night Shelter, Building Services, Kitchen, the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS), and training development for staff (each manager/coordinator is a direct report). The Shelter Operations Director is responsible for initiating staff communication and training for the purpose of maximizing the quality of service for the clients. The Shelter Operations Director is responsible for ensuring the safety of our clients and staff. The Shelter Director ill serve as the primary safety manager and will partner with Human Resources to ensure proper insurance requirements are in place and the shelter operates in compliance with Federal, State, and local government regulations. The Shelter Operations Director will positively and effectively communicate with contractors, service providers, and the general public. As able, the Shelter Operations Director will manage programs assigned to the department and work to build programs as determined by client need, and as determined by available resources. The Shelter Operations Director will also oversee any sub-programs managed by department managers or coordinators, including but not limited to the shelter internship program(s).
 
Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities
 
Leadership
 
  • Regularly meet with Leadership and Management teams to ensure agency policies and procedures are followed.
  • Work closely with Leadership team, Board of Directors, Finance, and direct reports to create and manage department budget.
  • Ensure department and agency policies and procedures are updated and communicated to staff.
  • Oversees the accuracy and maintain of data collection and client tracking in the HMIS database.
  • Regularly meet with Leadership and Management teams to ensure performance expectations of direct reports are being met and evaluations are completed in a timely manner.
  • Build and maintain positive client relations.
  • Review all incident reports and staffing summaries to ensure appropriate resolution.
  • Respond to all Client Report Form submissions and individually meet with clients to discuss and address concerns, including but not limited to sanctions.
  • Participate and contribute to monthly town hall meetings with clients.
  • Work closely with Program Director and Board Program Committee to coordinate on-site client programs activities and assist with the development of new programs.
  • Initiate and manage collaborations with other organizations to ensure clients receive appropriate services.
  • Provide written evaluations of existing shelter operations’ programs at the completion of the program or periodically throughout the program.
  • Negotiate and oversee contracted security and security procedures within the shelter
  • Negotiate and oversee vendor contracts to ensure safety, cleanliness, and proper operation of the shelter, as needed
  • Oversee and ensure all food services meet the nutritional and dietary needs of our clients and ensure Kitchen staff is meeting all safety and health standards per OSHA, state, and city regulations.
 
 
Staff Management
 
  • Provide leadership, coaching, and guidance for direct reports to ensure they are performing in a manner that accomplishes the goals of the department and the mission of the organization.
  • Work closely with Human Resources to recruit, hire, and train staff to meet the established outcomes of the department.
  • Act as a resource and support for Client Services Specialist (CSS) staff in handling client issues and concerns.
  • Encourage and schedule staff development as needed.
 
Administration
 
  • Report client tracking data to Executive Director on a monthly basis and ensure proper reports are submitted in accordance with reporting due dates in accordance with the contract requirements.
  • Prepare and submit performance reports and data to funding sources, Board of Directors, and Program Committee.
  • Attend board meetings and actively participate in the strategic planning process.
  • Work closely with Communications and Development Director to promote new and existing programs.
  • Work closely with funding sources to develop program and building improvements and take an active role in contract negotiation, budget development, and reporting.
  • Take an active and/or leadership role in community collaborations.
  • Work closely with the Development and Communications Director to develop and direct public relations and communication strategies to support program goals and increase community awareness of programs.
  • Collaborate with community groups to strengthen and expand partnerships for the purpose of securing funding and providing program awareness and client needs.
  • As the need arises, the Executive Director may assign other duties to the Shelter Operations Director.
 

 
Minimum Qualifications:
 
  • Bachelor degree in Social Work or closely related field; experience may be considered in lieu of education.
  • 3 years’ experience managing programs in the social services’ industry
  • 3 years’ supervisory or management experience
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations that govern the administration of agency programs
  • Experience creating and managing a department budget
  • Strong leadership, decision-making, and problem solving skills
  • Adept at performing multiple tasks and paying close attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with service providers, funders, and internal business partners
  • Strong presentation and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a high stress and fast-paced work environment
  • Experience managing volunteers
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook and other desktop publishing programs
  • Reliable transportation
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Current First Aid/CPR/AED certification or ability to obtain certification within 30 days of date of hire
  • Ability to lift or move a minimum of 50 lbs.
 
Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities:
 
  • 3 years’ experience working with the homeless population or closely related special needs population
  • Experience working with Austin’s social services community partners
  • Experience working with Austin’s or another city’s Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)
  • Experience managing interns and partnering with academic programs
  • Experience negotiating vendor contracts
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish and/or American Sign Language)
Application Due DateFriday, September 12, 2014
To ApplyInterested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to resumes@frontsteps.org Relocation package not available.
Physical Address500 E. 7th Street
Austin, TX 78701
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Development Associate

Hill Country Conservancy
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 15, 2014
Job DescriptionHill Country Conservancy marshals public and private resources to preserve the natural areas and scenic vistas, aquifers and springs, rivers and streams, working farms and ranches, and the rural heritage of the Central Texas Hill Country for people to enjoy and cherish for generations to come.
 
FULL TIME JOB DESCRIPTION
 
Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Associate is responsible managing tasks, event and research projects in support of Hill Country Conservancy’s capital campaign and other fundraising efforts.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Manage Donor Perfect, HCC’s fundraising software, to
    • maintain updated profile information
    • input & track pledges and gifts
    • online giving
    • develop and run donor tracking and collection reports
  • Manage HCC membership including online giving and software tracking.
  • Research potential donors to HCC including individuals, corporations and foundations.
  • Assist in strategy development for potential donors according to research.
  • Assist Director of Development in grant writing when needed.
  • Serve as staff liaison to EPIC Leadership Council and assist with event coordination
  • Manage EPIC memberships.
  • Assist with the coordination of volunteer work days.
  • Assist with the coordination of various HCC events.
  • Assist Director of Development and Manager of Communications & Events with communications and efforts supporting HCC.
 
QUALITIES NEEDED
·         Bachelor’s degree.
·         Photoshop and HTML skills preferred.
·         Event coordination experience.
·         Strong written and verbal communications skills.
·         Strong research skills.
·         Highly organized with strong time management skills.
·         Initiative, positive attitude, and willingness to work as a team on projects.
·         Ability to communicate professionally with staff, donors, Board members and volunteers at all times.
·         Interest and enthusiasm for working with people and advancing the mission of HCC.
 
Interested parties should email a current resume and cover letter to Heidi Cohn at Heidi@HillCountryConservancy.org.
Application Due DateFriday, September 5, 2014
To ApplyInterested parties should email a current resume and cover letter to Heidi Cohn at Heidi@HillCountryConservancy.org.
Physical Address5524 Bee Caves Road
Austin, TX 78746
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Director of Marketing and Communications

Austin Lyric Opera
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014

Job DescriptionAvailable:  Immediately
Reports to:  General Director
Classification:  Full-Time
 
Austin Lyric Opera’s Director of Marketing and Communications is responsible for the creation and execution of short- and long-term marketing and public relations efforts across all media, with the goal of expanding ticket sales and developing brand/awareness-building campaigns that grow ALO audiences and increase the company’s engagement with the Austin community.  This position reports directly to the General Director, and utilizes external resources as needed in order to develop compelling creative and form successful marketing partnerships and collaborations.
 
Responsibilities:
  •  Creates and implements marketing plans that increase performance attendance and revenue, including both subscription and single ticket sales
  • Works with outside consultants as needed to build brand awareness and expand the company’s audience base
  • Ensures consistent presentation of the ALO brand in all aspects
  • Books, places and delivers all print, radio, television, outdoor and digital advertising, etc., using external resources as needed to develop creative
  • Creates and implements all digital media strategy, including social media and website
  • Creates and implements all communication strategy
  • Communicates with the Long Center (ALO’s performance home) as needed with regard to ticketing, programs and other related topics
  • Provides marketing support as needed for educational and other community engagement activities
  • Provides accurate and timely on-going ticket sales data and analysis
  • Creates and carefully monitors Marketing income and expense budgets as well as forecasting throughout the year
  • Works with the General Director and Director of Development to ensure consistency in external communications
  • Accurately tracks and projects promotional spend and ROI
Qualifications:
  • 5 years’ experience in a senior marketing position, with a track record of generating significant gains in earned revenue
  • Deep understanding of the Austin community for development of media buying, social media, and digital strategy
  • Experience in developing successful awareness/brand-building initiatives
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with all forms of digital communications
  • Strong analytical ability to measure and increase ROI
  • Ability to produce compelling and effective creative
  • Ability to develop opportunities that link press/communications, development, and marketing
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Personable team player, with ability to manage relationships effectively within the organization, as well as with external parties
  • Proactive and goal-focused, with a high sense of accountability
  • Ability and willingness to work outside of regular business hours as needed
  • Knowledge of opera and the performing arts is strongly preferred
Compensation and Benefits:
 
Compensation is commensurate with experience.  Benefits include health insurance and vacation time.  Austin Lyric Opera is an equal opportunity employer.
To ApplyPlease send your resume, cover letter, and references to careers@austinlyricopera.org. Please put “Director of Marketing” in the subject line.
Physical Address3009 Industrial Terrace, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78758
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Donation Center Driver

Easter Seals Central Texas
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014

Job DescriptionDonation Center Driver Location: Austin, TX Job Type: Full-time, Non-exempt with full benefits 1st of the month following60 days Reports to: Donation Center Manager In keeping with our mission, we provide exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or specials needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. We offer competitive pay and benefits, a positive work environment, and opportunities to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. GENERAL DESCRIPTION The Donation Center Driver is responsible for daily route completion. This consists of mapping and routing the day’s pickups, completing the route, delivering the donations as required and completing the Driver’s Pick Up report and Truck report paperwork. EDUCATION, TRAINING AND WORK EXPERIENCE • High School Diploma or equivalent. • Must have current valid driver’s license and clear driving records for past 3 years • Must have a Clear Background Check • Negative result on pre-employment drug screening. • Minimum 6 months experience driving similar vehicles. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Be available for one or more “on-call” days as scheduled • Map the day’s stops using the Driver’s Pick up report • Determine most efficient strategy for completing the days’ routes, making all scheduled stops • Deliver all donations as assigned and assist with unloading truck • Communicate all concerns with the route via cell phone as required • Maintain neat appearance and professional, courteous conduct with all members of the public, staff, and Savers store personnel • Submit completed paperwork and fuel receipts to donation Center at completion of the route • Be responsible for safe operation of truck, reporting all concerns as required • Thorough knowledge of safety practices & procedures • Other duties as assigned Must be able to lift and carry: Objects: various shapes and sizes Distance: Up to 50 feet at one time Weight: 1 to 50 pounds frequently, occasionally while climbing stairs; 50 to 75 pounds occasionally Lift: from the floor to a height of 34” (truck cargo box floor) and to a height of 70” (for stacking merchandize inside cargo box) • Be able to drive the course of an 8 – 12 hour day, stopping at numerous addresses, in all weather conditions including extreme heat, cold, and possibly slippery footing • Be able to push and pull a hand truck loaded with 150 pounds • Be able to sit for up to 75 minutes at a time Submit resumes to hresources@eastersealstx.org or fax to (512) 615-7121 EOE
To ApplySubmit resumes to hresources@eastersealstx.org or fax to (512) 615-7121 EOE
Physical Address1611 Headway Circle Building 2
Austin, YX 78754
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Speech Therapist

Easter Seals Central Texas
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014

Job DescriptionSpeech Therapist Location: Austin, TX – 80% travel Job Type: Full-time, Exempt with full benefits 1st of the month following 60 days.Reports to: ECI Team Supervisor In keeping with our mission, we provide exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or specials needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. We offer competitive pay and benefits, a positive work environment, and opportunities to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. We are seeking a Speech Language Pathologist for our growing department. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: • As part of a family-centered team, develop a routines-based Individualized Family Service Plan for families and children. • Modify the Individual Family Service Plan as a result of progress and/or family and child's needs • Interact with family and child in an emotionally supportive manner to model developmentally appropriate strategies • Provide routines-based speech therapy for children and families. • Coordinate children's services provided by the program and with community agencies • Assist family in identifying and accessing social and community resources and natural support • Maintain files regarding the progress of child and family, and document all interactions with or on behalf of the families • Assist families in determining priorities, resources and concerns • As part of a family-centered team, conduct developmental and communication assessments for infants and toddlers and document results. • Assist with the purchase of communication aids and augmentative communication devices and assure they are in good working condition. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES • Knowledge of Company policies and procedures. • Knowledge of early childhood development. • Knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements. • Knowledge of how disabilities, grief and poverty affect families • Skill in working with infants and toddler with developmental disabilities. • Ability to communicate effectively in a courteous and professional manner. • Ability to use a personal computer. • Ability to travel as needed up to 80% locally • Ability to drive. • Ability to maintain a patient and positive attitude. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology with current licensure in Speech Language Pathology. One year experience working with infants and toddlers with disabilities or delays. Must have a valid driver's license. Submit resumes with salary requirements to hresources@eastersealstx.org or fax to (512) 615-7121
To ApplySubmit resumes with salary requirements to hresources@eastersealstx.org or fax to (512) 615-7121
Physical Address1611 headway Circle Building 2
Austin, TX 78754
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Vice President, Operations and Finance

Easter Seals Central Texas
Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014

Job DescriptionVice President, Operations and Finance The Vice President of Operations and Finance will report to the president andCEO and serve as an integral member of the organizations executive leadership team and as finance leader to the Board Operations Committee. He/She will be responsible for the development and execution of the organizations financial management strategy and contribute to the achievement of the organization s social impact, growth and profitability. In addition, this vice president will be charged with increasing efficiency, effectiveness and integration across the organization s general operations, including project and capacity/utilization management, Medical billing, IT management,knowledge management, facilities, office management and administration. This is an outstanding opportunity for a finance executive with operational experience, preferably in a high-growth management consulting or professionalservices environment. This vice president will have a proven track record of developing and implementing strategies in financial management, talent management, and general business systems to support growth and profitability developing a robust pipeline for and recruiting high-performing talent; managing staff capacity/utilization;leading teams to seek and adopt solutions to the most complex business challenges in rapidly changing environments; and owning and creatively solving problems. The ideal candidate will be comfortable developing high-level strategy while also rolling up their sleeves to get work done. Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in accounting and/or four years’ experience in accounting or medical billing with demonstrated outcomes and sequential career path progression including management of personnel. Fax resume to 512-615-7121 Email: hresources@eastersealstx.org EOE
To ApplyFax resume to 512-615-7121 Email: hresources@eastersealstx.org EOE
Physical Address1611 Headway Circle Building 2
Austin, TX 78754
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Part-Time Accounts Payable Coordinator

Thinkery, the new Austin Children's Museum
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Job Description

The Accounts Payable Coordinator (Part-time, exempt) role will serve as the primary team member for accounts payable functions including museum-wide communications and monitoring of purchasing processes, procedures, recording transactions, and tracking. The Accounts Payable Coordinator will additionally support the Finance Team by assisting with budget management, data and report preparation, grant documentation support, record keeping, and other accounting functions and will support both the Associate Director of Finance and Director of Finance & Administration as needed in compliance with internal and external laws, regulations, and best practices to ensure financial sustainability. Additionally this role will interact with Finance intern functions and work cooperatively with other departments and museum staff.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitors staff purchasing processes, procedures, and controls and assists with training. Responsible for tracking expenditures and communicating with museum staff and Finance Team with progress and function needs. Create system for preparation and distribution of expense dashboard reports to museum leadership.
  • Reviews and records all approved accounts payable transactions. Answers all internal and external vendor AP inquiries and discusses concerns with Finance Team as needed.
  • Prints checks and assists Finance/HR Assistant with signature acquisition and distribution and mailing.
  • Monitors all department expense logs and inputs overhead and personnel expenses into other department logs. Responsible for maintaining administrative expense logs.
  • Maintains and records petty cash transactions and usage. Tracks, prepare, and records monthly sales tax, reconciling with other museum databases as needed. Tracks usage and processes of museum credit card transactions.
  • Ensures segregation of duties by taking deposits to the bank.
  • Tracks and records monthly and quarterly overhead and other cost allocations.
  • Coordinates other department functions with Finance team members to ensure tasks are completed including tracking of incoming finance correspondence and communications of Accounts Payable and Contributed Support documentation to copy, scan, and route as needed. Files supporting documentation as needed.
  • Assists AD of Finance with project/program and grant tracking reporting and documentation tracking.
  • Creates and distributes Budget versus Actual progress reports with museum staff and museum leadership as directed.
  • Instrumental in collaborating with annual budget book creation and preparation and quarterly or midyear budget reviews and revisions.
  • Instrumental in all aspects of annual audit preparation, reconciliations, and reporting.
  • Assists with store inventory.

 

SUPERVISORY & MANAGEMENT
Assists A.D. of Finance and Director of Finance & Administration; collaborates with Finance Coordinator and Finance interns.

 

CREDENTIALS/EXPERIENCE

  • The Accounts Payable Coordinator will be an experienced AP associated with at least 3-5 years of diverse financial experience in a similar position.
  • Experience in the non-profit sector and grant experience preferred. Experience with budgeting, auditing, controls, and reporting in a complex environment required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, or Accounting preferred.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • A collaborative and flexible style with excellent people skills, written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work in a high pressure environment and meet ongoing reporting deadlines a must.
  • A flexible self-starter; able to self-motivate, ad multi-task, while also being highly detail-oriented.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to the museum’s mission are essential.Experience with QuickBooks NP and Enterprise versions desirable.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Schedule and availability reflects that the organization is a 7-day-a-week operation. Coordinates with other members of the leadership team to ensure direct service staff has support during all operational hours. Periodic duties outside of/in excess of regular work week schedule during seasonal high volume times.
  • Assists in engaging and sustaining volunteers through introduction, information sharing and oversight (when applicable). Proactively provide support ensuring each volunteer has a productive, safe and meaningful experience.
  • Periodic support and programmatic duties in other museum areas.
  • Professional attendance at some museum functions and special events.
Application Due DateFriday, September 12, 2014
To ApplyTo apply please submit resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to Paige DeLeon, Human Resources Administrator at pdeleon@thinkeryaustin.org by Friday, 9/12. Please include the following in the subject line of your email “APC Application- YOUR LAST NAME.FIRST INITIAL” (example: APC Application-DeLeon.P) Applicants will be contacted and reviewed during the application period.
Physical Address1830 Simond Avenue
Austin, TX 78723
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Finance Coordinator

Thinkery, the new Austin Children's Museum
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Job Description

The Finance Coordinator (FC) will support finance department functions within the museum, reporting to the Associate Director of Finance with accountability to the Director of Finance & Administration. The FC will ensure proper division of duties in alignment with best practices and will also bridge financial functions between Human Resources and finance. This position includes cash receipts and accounts receivable duties, cost accounting allocations, reporting, and document management.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for daily reconciliations of cash operations and earned revenue and online transactions and memberships from database integrations with point of sales programs, accounting software, and other museum databases. Prepares fund deposits and manages cash and change order needs.
  • Receives incoming financial correspondence, reconciles, scans, and routes to staff and manages database and document files in an organized and consistent manner.
  • Supports segregation of duties in the Accounts Payable function by mailing out executed checks.
  • Creates Finance purchase orders and maintains department expense spreadsheets. Assists with input of general allocation and personnel transactions into all department expense spreadsheets. Responsible for maintaining administrative expense logs.
  • Supports AD of Finance with maintaining an incoming contributed support and in-kind registers, scanning and routing to staff and database records, and manages database and document files in an organized and consistent manner.
  • Leads Accounts Receivable efforts by maintaining pledge records, creating monthly invoices, and recurring charges, and communicating with the Development and Executive departments regarding cash flow and collection status
  • Serve as point of contact for incoming Finance & Administration phone calls and route as necessary to ensure timely customer service.
  • Maintains master hours spreadsheets for exempt employees, tracks PTO accruals and usage, and supports Human Resources as needed.
  • Coordinates other department functions with Finance team members to ensure tasks are completed including tracking of incoming finance correspondence and communications of Contributed Support documentation to copy, scan, and route as needed. Files supporting documentation as needed.
  • Instrumental in collaborating with annual budget book creation and preparation and quarterly or midyear budget reviews and revisions.
  • Instrumental in all aspects of annual audit preparation, reconciliations, and reporting.
  • Assists with store inventory.
  • Provides other support to Director of Finance and Administration as needed and other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY & MANAGEMENT:

  • Assists A.D. of Finance and Director of Finance & Administration; collaborates with Finance Assistant and Finance interns

CREDENTIALS/EXPERIENCE:

  • The Finance Coordinator will be an experienced accounting associate with at least 3-5 years of diverse financial experience in a similar position.
  • Experience in the non-profit sector and grant experience preferred. Experience with budgeting, auditing, controls, and reporting in a complex environment required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Accounting or related field preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A collaborative and flexible style with excellent people skills, written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work in a high pressure environment and meet ongoing reporting deadlines a must.
  • A flexible self-starter; able to self-motivate and multi-task, while also being highly detail-oriented.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to the Museum’s mission are essential.
  • Experience with QuickBooks NP and Enterprise versions desirable.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work a flexible schedule meeting the needs of the museum’s audience and programs. Work at least 2 weekends per month and at least 3-5 shifts in the gallery each week.
  • Schedule and availability reflects the organization is a 7-day a week operation and many of the programs within this position’s purview occur during the weekend. This employee plays a significant role in supporting direct service staff during program offerings.
  • Assist in engaging and sustaining volunteers through introduction, information sharing and oversight (when applicable). Proactively provide support ensuring each volunteer has a productive, safe and meaningful experience.
  • Provide mentorship and support to participating Volunteen members.
  • Provide periodic support and programmatic duties in other museum areas.
  • Uphold professional attendance at museum functions and special events.
  • Work with staff and public from diverse backgrounds.
  • Able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Possess a positive attitude and physical vitality to create and present engaging activities for family audiences.

To apply please submit resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to Paige DeLeon, Human Resources Administrator at pdeleon@thinkeryaustin.org by Friday, September 12.
Please include the following in the subject line of your email “FC Application- YOUR LAST NAME.FIRST INITIAL” (example: FC Application-DeLeon.P)

Application Due DateFriday, September 12, 2014
To ApplyTo apply please submit resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to Paige DeLeon, Human Resources Administrator at pdeleon@thinkeryaustin.org by Friday, August 29. Please include the following in the subject line of your email “FC Application- YOUR LAST NAME.FIRST INITIAL” (example: FC Application-DeLeon.P) Applicants will be contacted and reviewed during the application period.
Physical Address1830 Simond Avenue
Austin, TX 78723
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Donation Center Driver

Easter Seals Central Texas
Posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Job DescriptionDonation Center Driver Location: Austin, TX Job Type: Full-time, Non exempt with full benefits 1st of the month following 60 days Reports to: Donation Center Manager In keeping with our mission, we provide exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or specials needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. We offer competitive pay and benefits, a positive work environment, and opportunities to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. GENERAL DESCRIPTION The Donation Center Driver is responsible for daily route completion. This consists of mapping and routing the day’s pickups, completing the route, delivering the donations as required and completing the Driver’s Pick Up report and Truck report paperwork. EDUCATION, TRAINING AND WORK EXPERIENCE • High School Diploma or equivalent. • Must have current valid driver’s license and clear driving records for past 3 years • Must have a Clear Background Check • Negative result on pre-employment drug screening. • Minimum 6 months experience driving similar vehicles. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Be available for one or more “on-call” days as scheduled • Map the day’s stops using the Driver’s Pick up report • Determine most efficient strategy for completing the days’ routes, making all scheduled stops • Deliver all donations as assigned and assist with unloading truck • Communicate all concerns with the route via cell phone as required • Maintain neat appearance and professional, courteous conduct with all members of the public, staff, and Savers store personnel • Submit completed paperwork and fuel receipts to donation Center at completion of the route • Be responsible for safe operation of truck, reporting all concerns as required • Thorough knowledge of safety practices & procedures • Other duties as assigned Must be able to lift and carry: Objects: various shapes and sizes Distance: Up to 50 feet at one time Weight: 1 to 50 pounds frequently, occasionally while climbing stairs; 50 to 75 pounds occasionally Lift: from the floor to a height of 34” (truck cargo box floor) and to a height of 70” (for stacking merchandize inside cargo box) • Be able to drive the course of an 8 – 12 hour day, stopping at numerous addresses, in all weather conditions including extreme heat, cold, and possibly slippery footing • Be able to push and pull a hand truck loaded with 150 pounds • Be able to sit for up to 75 minutes at a time Submit resumes to hresources@eastersealstx.org or fax to (512) 615-7121 EOE
To ApplySubmit resumes to hresources@eastersealstx.org or fax to (512) 615-7121 EOE
Physical Address1611 Headway Circle
Building 2
Austin, Texas
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Accounting Manager

Caritas of Austin
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Job DescriptionAt Caritas of Austin, our hope for our clients, staff, volunteers and community is demonstrated through Commitment, Equity, Respect and Support.

Job Title: Accounting Manager
Department: Finance
Reports To: CFO
FLSA Status: Exempt
 
Annual Salary Range: $40,000 - $45,000

Position Summary
The Accounting Manager position provides direct support assistance to programs and assists in program administration.  The Accounting Manager is responsible for processing payroll, monitoring grants, processing client assistance check requests, performing reconciliations, reviewing reports, preparing grant reimbursement requests and filing.
This position requires the ability to work well with staff at all levels.  As this position is highly interactive with other departments and other agencies, it will require excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Good interaction with other social services agencies and vendors is expected and essential.  The candidate must possess excellent organizational skills.
 
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  1. Supervises two Accounting Assistants.
  2. Process vouchers and cut checks for program disbursements on an as needed basis.
  3. Process and record payroll on a bi-weekly basis.
  4. Perform reconciliations of bank accounts.
  5. Review grants to determine budget requirements and ensure compliance.
  6. Review batch reports of Accounting Assistants.
  7. Prepare monthly grant reimbursements.
  8. Prepare month-end journal entries.
  9. File documents on a timely basis. 
  10. Organize and maintain files.
  11. Maintain listing of fixed assets.
  12. Assist in the annual budgeting process.
  13. Assist with annual audit and grantor audits.
  14. Provide back-up for Accounting Assistants.
  15. Perform other duties as required.
Education
Bachelor’s Degree Accounting or Related Field
 
Experience
Supervisory experience required
AP, AR, Accounting process experience
Demonstrated understanding and application of GAAP
 
Skills
Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and processes
Ability to write and speak effectively
Ability to manage and plan to complete tasks effectively and efficiently
Ability to make sound and independent decisions
 
Computer Skills
Microsoft Office
Sage, Abila or like software experience

Application Due DateFriday, September 5, 2014
To ApplyPlease email cover letter and resume to financejobs@caritasofaustin.org Deadline to submit cover letter and resume: Sept 5 No phone calls please.
Physical Address611 Neches Street
Austin, TX 78701
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Chief Financial/Operations Officer

Greenlights
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Job Description

ABOUT THE POSITION

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Financial/Operations Officer (CFO/COO) will implement and manage the infrastructure and systems needed to support Greenlights during a substantial period of growth. Until this year, Greenlights has been managing steady growth of roughly 20-30% per year, but following the recent merger with and integration of Innovation+ programs, a summer 2014 move into beautiful new office space, and other significant successes, Greenlights will likely grow at a rate of 50% in 2014-15 and possibly beyond.
 
Serving as a member of the senior leadership team (along with the Chief Programs and Services Officer, Chief Development Officer, and possibly others in the future), the CFO/COO will continue to build and oversee effective and streamlined administrative and financial processes and systems, including accounting and budgeting, legal compliance, information technology (IT), human resources (HR), and physical infrastructure.
 
The CFO/COO will be involved in setting and implementing organizational and operational strategy, performance evaluation, and professional development initiatives. S/he will also be integral in developing and managing new initiatives, including the possibility of social impact bonds and other innovative financing initiatives. The CFO/COO will represent Greenlights as a leader in the community and will be called upon to share best practices in nonprofit financial and operational management.
 
This is a full-time, exempt position with a competitive salary based upon previous relevant experience, as well as a competitive benefits package that includes generous paid time-off, potential performance bonus, paid employee medical, dental, and vision insurance and a 401(k) matching program.


RESPONSIBILITIES 

Organizational Strategy and Leadership

  • Serve as a leader of the organization, reporting to the CEO, and operating  as part of the senior leadership team
  • Help set organizational and operational strategy in collaboration with CEO, Chief Development Officer and Chief Programs and Services Officer
  • Develop and manage new, innovative funding initiatives including possibly social impact bonds, pay for success initiatives, etc.
  • Create and lead external trainings on sound financial and operational management and possibly other topics
  • Act as a leader in the local nonprofit management community, representing Greenlights and its mission and work externally

Financial

  • Provide overall financial management and accounting oversight
  • Oversee budgeting process and ongoing budget tracking and analysis
  • Oversee regular financial reporting including monthly budget-to-actual analyses, forecasting, cash flow tracking, etc.
  • Act as the primary staff liaison with the Board Finance Committee and Board Endowment Committee
  • Create and maintain financial policies including all grant-making policies and activities related to our Social Venture Partner programs (including possibly alternative forms of grant-making and financing)
  • Oversee annual audit process

Human Resources

  • Oversee and guide human resources policies and procedures and serve as an HR resource to our staff
  • Negotiate and manage employee benefits policies
  • Lead  staff performance evaluation process, and implement reforms as needed
  • Supervise the current full-time Finance and Operations Manager and hire and retain support staff as needed in the future

Operations

  • Oversee IT operations, and manage related outsourcing and support contracts, including cloud systems, email, PCs, telephone systems, etc.
  • Oversee Salesforce database management, maintenance, data upkeep, etc.
  • Oversee building/landlord relationships, lease management, etc.
  • Manage all office operations including office systems, maintenance, workplace environment, common area management, etc.

INDICATORS OF SUCCESS

  • Greenlights meets and exceeds financial targets each year
  • Annual audit report is delivered with an unmodified opinion, and management letter (if any) contains clear management’s response to remedy any noted internal control deficiencies in a timely manner
  • Financial reports are received in a timely manner and are accurate
  • Peer and direct report feedback reflects that the CFO/COO is making a positive contribution to Greenlights’ effectiveness and growth, and to the culture of the organization
  • Greenlights continues its current growth trajectory
  • Staff performance evaluation process is conducted in a fair and timely manner, and it results in clear delineation of strong performers
 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five to eight years of finance, operations, and administration experience (preferably some of that experience with a nonprofit)
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management and accounting, ideally in the nonprofit sector (experience should include legal, audit, compliance, budget, and resource development)
  • A respectful and collaborative approach to fostering partnerships with diverse stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and demonstrated ability to be an effective spokesperson and advocate for Greenlights’ mission
  • Strong attention to detail, but with an ability to think strategically
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities, proposing new ways of creating efficiencies, and guiding investment in people and systems
  • Technologically savvy  with experience developing and implementing new processes and systems that increased efficiency in a fast-moving environment
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and a CRM system, preferably Salesforce
  • A positive, collaborative, problem-solving approach to work
  • Proven ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities and deadlines
  • Team player who demonstrates Greenlights’ core values of Service Excellence, Collaboration, Innovation, Learning, Integrity and Fun
  • Experience overseeing Quickbooks preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree (MA/MBA preferred) in Business, Management, or Finance
  • CPA preferred but not required

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply, send a letter of interest, resume, three year salary history and three references to jobs@greenlights.org.  No phone calls, please. Greenlights is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
Application Deadline: September 17, 2014 
Application Due DateWednesday, September 17, 2014
To ApplyTo apply, send a letter of interest, resume, three year salary history and three references to jobs@greenlights.org. No phone calls, please. Greenlights is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Physical Address8803 N. MoPac Expressway Ste. A201
Austin, Tx 78759
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Part -Time Family Education Instructor

Any Baby Can of Austin
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Job DescriptionGENERAL PURPOSE: The Family Education Instructor plans and facilitates ABC’s education classes. This position is responsible for teaching and modeling with the goal of encouraging a successful, supportive family environment where all members can feel successful in achieving their goals to improve communication and learning.
 
This position may require availability during specific day or evening hours and possible Saturdays. This position must also be cleared to work at the Travis County Correctional Complex per Travis County requirements.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Plan, prepare, and lead (and/or co-facilitate) assigned literacy or parenting classes;
  • Research and share resources with the class participants;
  • Be familiar with and utilize the selected and approved curricula for each class subject matter;
  • Provide opportunities for individual, pair, small and large group work to support all learners;
  • Employ numerous instructional strategies and align instruction with different learning styles in mind.
  • Greet participants and ensure a positive, welcoming environment for learning;
  • Submit accurate client and class paperwork for data entry by program deadline;
  • Assist with data entry as needed for specific classes;
  • Set-up and take-down of the parent classroom. Assist with general clean-up, storage of furniture, equipment, and materials, as necessary;
  • Perform, or assist with, outreach to promote upcoming classes or agency services.
  • Maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications for infants, children, and adults;
  • Complete professional development trainings and attend monthly team meetings, as requested;
  • Submit all agency and program paperwork within deadlines;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Family Strengthening Supervisor.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, childhood development, social work or related field with at least 2 years relevant, professional experience preferred; experience may be substituted for education as appropriate.
  • Fluent language skills in English, both verbal and written modalities required; fluent language skills in Spanish preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with demonstrated organizational skills;
  • Knowledge of and experience working with low-income, diverse and underserved populations with an ability to establish rapport with clients
  • Able to perform duties in a manner that respects ethnic, cultural and language diversity;
  • Demonstrated competence and confidence in working with parents and children of all ages, together as a family; comfortable working with parents possessing various parenting styles;
  • Capable of directing large groups of people as they work on projects together;
  • Skilled in reacting to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned;
  • Proven ability to make appropriate decisions while working independently, as well as an active and collaborative team member;
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, along with a familiarity of database applications.
  • Must have good driving record, valid Texas Driver’s license, and current auto insurance.
 
 
To ApplyInterested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@anybabycan.org or fax to 512-334-4471.
Physical Address1121 East 7th Street
Austin, Texas 78702
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Bilingual Occupational Therapist

Any Baby Can of Austin
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Job DescriptionGENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Bilingual Occupational Therapist (OT) provides motor evaluation, consultation, and direct service to infants, toddlers and the families being served by the Early Childhood Intervention Program at Any Bay Can.  Services are provided in the child’s natural environment.
 
General descriptors of program that this position must endorse:
  • Trans-Disciplinary team approach
  • Focus on the whole child
  • Direct intervention model with a strong inclusion of family involvement, including service delivery and planning
  • Promotion of inclusion/typical childhood environments.
  • Routine-Based Interventions embedded with therapeutic strategies
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  1. Participates as member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Relate appropriately to children 0-3.
  • Provides initial evaluation in the areas of sensory dysfunction, oral-motor/feeding, weakness, and developmental delay.
  • Determine level of developmental functioning.
  • Participates in on going assessment and meetings concerning assigned children.
  • Facilitates the planning and development of IFSP for assigned children and their families.
  • Completes written reports and progress notes on a timely manner.
  • Refer children to medical services when necessary, but not limited to including Neurologist, ENT, Orthopedist and/or other specialists.
  • Comfortable collaborating and providing services to families from all ethnic backgrounds and socioeconomic groups.
 
  1. Provides Occupational Therapy.
  • Participates in face-to-face meetings with assigned children and their parents for the purpose of promoting the acquisition of motor skills.
  • Recommend educational material and activities that will assist parents and staff to implement appropriate Occupational Therapy techniques.
  • Incorporate parent involvement in order to encourage follow-through.
  • Integration of the fine, sensory motor and oral motor skills in all aspects of the children’s daily routine.
  • Provide family with adaptive equipment as needed.
  • Consults with other professionals regarding meeting the needs of the children.
  • Complete progress note at therapy visit and leave a copy with the parent.
 
 
  1. Other Responsibilities.
  • Provide training for other professionals on Occupational Therapy issues.
  • Document all services provided to the children according to the requirements of respective funding sources, including Medicaid and Third Party Insurance
 
4.    Non-child specific activities
  • Serve on at least one committee approved by director.
  • Be present for monthly ECI staff meetings and Small Group meetings.
  • Be present for monthly ABC staff meeting.
  • Participate in ABC activities as requested.
  • Be accountable for documentation of time and activities on a weekly basis.
  • Submit time sheets, mileage or any other agency forms on time.
  • Participate in regular supervision sessions with supervisor/ECI director.
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
 
  • Degree in Occupational Therapy with a Texas State License in Occupational Therapy.
  • Experience working with low-income and culturally diverse families having multiple needs and limited resources, along with home visitation experience.
  • Fluent language skills in English and Spanish, both verbal and written modalities.
  • Flexible, able to work well under pressure, and ability to work independently, as well as an active and collaborative team member.
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrate ability to plan and conduct activities, maintain accurate records and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Must have good driving record, valid Texas Driver’s license, and current auto insurance.
 
PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS
  • Two or more years of experience in pediatric therapy
  • Knowledge of health, nutrition and accident prevention
  • Crisis intervention skills
 
 
 

 
To ApplyInterested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@anybabycan.org or fax to 512-334-4471.
Physical Address1121 East 7th Street
Austin, Texas 78702
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Conference Support Director

Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Diocesan Council of Austin
Posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Start DateMonday, October 20, 2014
Job DescriptionThe Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a vibrant, growing, independent, non-profit 501(c)3 organization that provides basic aid in the form of financial assistance to help with utilities, rent, and other household expenses.   Our work is done by 1,000 highly dedicated volunteers via home visits and food pantries, and culminates as $4.1 million in direct aid to 120,000 Central Texans with a total community impact of $10 million annually.  Volunteer efforts are strategically supported by an office staff of 3 (soon to be four) professionals.

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE –  The Society was founded in France in the 1830’s as a Catholic ministry organization of social service volunteers dedicated to assisting those in need.  The United States has Societies in most states, including several in Texas.  The Diocese of Austin consists of 21,000 square miles with Austin at its epicenter, and the Society is served by an Austin-based Council office.  In addition to several Council-wide programs, the Council office manages the overarching strategic goals of 41 conferences representing 47 parishes, organized into six regional districts.  Those 41 conferences are comprised of 1,000 volunteers, led by conference officers and a Council Board of Directors which include all six district presidents.  The Diocesan Council has a total of three paid staff in Austin and is looking to add a new, fourth position of Conference Support Director.

JOB SUMMARY – The Conference Support Director is responsible for building and maintaining internal relationships of the Society.  This work will be done through effective communication, strategic alignment of best practices and goals, and overall support of volunteer leadership within a collaborative and spiritual framework.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS
·         Act as lead staff liaison between conferences and Council leadership and board.  Advocate for conference needs, provide clear and accurate solutions, policies and procedures.  Strategically lead conferences to strengthen their ministerial communities through their mission-based service to the poor.  
·         Communicate regularly, efficiently and effectively to leadership and general membership, via in-person visits, phone calls, email and social media.  Work with other staff to maximize and streamline internal and external communication and processes.
·         Develop, launch and evaluate a volunteer leadership development plan including self-development and renewal of officers and members, leadership succession plans, and strong leadership actions within a collaborative framework.
·         Mold existing best practices models for conference administration and conference membership into workable structures for Central Texas.  Facilitate training and provide support of conferences in adopting and fully utilizing the models.  
·         Provide lead conference support, volunteer recruitment and engagement in disaster response, disaster training and disaster preparedness.  Serve as Council level representative on disasters within our Diocese.
·         Act as lead event organizer of various training opportunities for leadership and/or membership.  Facilitate the availability of activities and opportunities for spiritual growth of membership.  Additionally, act as lead organizer of 3 – 4 annual Council-wide events – with executive staff and volunteer support. 
·         Lead annual reporting efforts as well as financial controls and informal audit reviews.  Track progress and report regularly to the board and Council leadership successes and challenges.   
·         Be an active and collaborative team member of the Council executive staff.  Provide administrative support when mutually beneficial and upon request.
·         Strengthen and revitalize existing conferences, and establish new conferences in additional parishes to readily meet board priorities.   The director will meet or exceed measurable benchmark expectations of this position including overall successes in forging relationships and strengthening conferences based on key indicators – to be evaluated at 6 months, one year and then annually.  This position reports directly to the Council Executive Director.
 
DETAILS – Salaried, professional, full time exempt position within an office culture that is deeply respectful of work-life balance.  Typically 35 – 38 hour flexible work week.  Approximately 15-20 hours per week in our Austin office including Mondays 9 – 4 and Fridays 9 – 2; and 12 - 15 hours a week traveling around the diocese (21,000 square miles:   West, TX to Bryan College Station to San Marcos to Mason), which will include some evenings and weekend meetings (approximately 12-15 hours per month).    Our Council office culture and this job in particular allow for a lot of scheduling flexibility; however, some meetings are planned by other people, in advance, and are considered required components of the position. 
As Council staff typically stays on top of issues, emergencies and general tasks, even during off-hours, this position includes approximately 2-3 hours a week in off-hour email correspondence. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  MINIMUM –
·         Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. 
·         Minimum of 5 years work experience in at least one of: non-profit management, volunteer management, non-profit communication, leadership development, or business development related to recruitment and retention of members and/or acquisition and expansion of new sites/groups.
·         While being a practicing Catholic is not a minimum job qualification, a successful applicant will be able to readily describe his/her spiritual/religious life and specifically his/her ability to support over 1,000 volunteers who do this work because of the opportunity for Catholic spiritual development and growth.
·         Applicants must be comfortable with, and in support of, the tenets of Catholic teaching, prayer, and working with and for spiritually motivated individuals within a spiritual, social ministry.
·         Proven ability to communicate articulately and effectively via multiple modalities including in-person meetings, in writing, and through emerging technologies.
·         Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Constant Contact or similar email service, and general best practices of non-profit management.
·         Possess dependable transportation, clean driving record, State-compliant auto insurance, and the ability to operate his/her own vehicle for business across the Diocese. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  PREFERRED –
·         Fluent, bilingual Spanish speaker.
·         Master’s degree or related certification (project management professional, volunteer management certification, etc.)
·         Practicing Catholic with working knowledge of Catholic social justice teachings.
·         Extensive knowledge of issues facing those who work with the poor, those who are in poverty, and the related political, moral and ethical landscapes in Central Texas.
·         The most successful candidates will have ample direct experience in leading and managing teams of social service volunteers – either as paid staff or leadership level volunteer/board member.  He/She will be able to readily demonstrate the willingness and ability to work within a collaborative model of servant leadership, with very diverse groups of ministry-driven volunteers including retired professionals, passionate long term volunteers, church staff and Catholic priests.
 
Starting Salary:  based on experience and qualifications:  $36,000 - $40,000 plus generous holiday schedule (15+ days per year including week of Christmas and multiple days for Thanksgiving and Easter) as well as three weeks of vacation/personal leave, and full mileage reimbursement and expense allocation.

Final note –  If we haven’t completely scared you off with this very honest and transparent job posting, we encourage you to apply today -   we would love to add another awesome person to our dynamic team!
 
Application Due DateMonday, September 15, 2014
To ApplySubmit thoughtful cover letter: your desire to have gainful ministry-based employment, examples of relevant successes & how your expertise and skill sets will be a positive addition. Email letter, resume and 3 professional references to info@ssvdp.org (subject line: Conference Support Director).
Physical Address7801 N. Lamar
Suite D-101
Austin, TX 78752
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Non-Medical Case Manager

AIDS Services of Austin
Posted on Monday, August 25, 2014

Job DescriptionUnder the direction of the Case Management Programs Manager, the Non-Medical Case Manager assists HIV positive individuals and their significant others with issues as they relate to HIV/AIDS disease in acquiring medical care, adherence counseling in terms of medical appointments and medications, and accessing social services and/or other community resources. Case managers assist clients through advocacy, resource linkage, and supportive counseling. Case management services will be provided as a member of the Access Services Department.
 
The mission of AIDS Services of Austin is to enhance the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS. For more than 27 years, ASA has provided a continuum of services to the greater Central Texas area.
 
Essential Tasks:
  • Consistent with agency case management standards, provide day-to-day case management services, information, and referrals for ASA clients.
  • Advocate on behalf of clients and refer cases to other community resources when appropriate.
  • Complete file updates for client eligibility for services bi-annually or as changes occur.
  • Provide ongoing information, referral, advocacy, and short-term supportive counseling for clients.
  • Conduct psychosocial assessments with clients and their significant others.
  • Work with clients to identify and develop service plans that focus on immediate and long-term needs related to disease management.
  • Conduct ongoing routine follow-up through home/hospital visits and/or telephone contacts to reassess needs.
  • Ensure that consistent documentation is completed and performance outcomes are captured per guidelines.
  • Provide ongoing information, referral, advocacy, and short-term supportive counseling for clients.
  • Maintain documentation and program notes in the client records according to departmental standards.
  • Attend and participate in bimonthly unit meetings and monthly small group meetings.
  • Participate in program planning and policy formulation for Access Services Department.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities.
  • Complete and submit to supervisor timesheet and mileage paperwork per guidelines.
  • Participate in two agency events, including ASA’s AIDS Walk, on an annual basis.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Case Management Programs Manager.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of HIV, mental health, substance abuse, or related field
  • Knowledge of diverse populations and community resources
  • Skill in operating personal vehicle for department activities and ability to maintain vehicle liability insurance
  • Skill in operating office equipment, such as personal computer, calculator, copy machine, facsimile machine, and telephone system
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment, maintain strict confidentiality standards, and adhere to professional standards as defined by state and federal regulations
  • Ability to make decisions in accordance with agency policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Ability to work comfortably with diverse populations, with sensitivity to issues concerning HIV and all disabilities
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and competing priorities
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationship with coworkers
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to perform routine walking, standing, bending, lifting, and stooping during the course of day
  • Bilingual/bicultural (English/Spanish) skills preferred
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s  degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field, plus two years of experience; master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field, plus one year of experience; or any combination of equivalent education and experience required
  • Licensure (e.g., LBSW, LMSW, or LPC) desirable but not required
  • Experience working with individuals of diverse cultures, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities and/or expressions preferred
  • Experience working with clients with substance use disorders helpful
  • Training in harm reduction principles and Motivational Interviewing skills helpful
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position. ASA is an equal opportunity employer.
Application Due DateMonday, September 8, 2014
To ApplySubmit a cover letter, agency application (available at www.asaustin.org/about_careers), and resume via mail to AIDS Services of Austin, Attention: Human Resources, P.O. Box 4874, Austin, TX 78765; via fax to 512-452-3299; or via e-mail to asa.hr@asaustin.org. No phone calls, please.
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Patient Navigator (Temporary)

AIDS Services of Austin
Posted on Monday, August 25, 2014

Job DescriptionThis position is a full-time temporary position anticipated to last through December 31, 2014, but may be reevaluated at any time depending on programmatic needs.
 
Under the supervision of the Case Management Programs Manager and the general guidance of the Director of Access Services, the Patient Navigator will assist HIV positive, case-managed clients in maintaining eligibility status for agency services and will support clients in achieving their individualized service plan objectives. The Patient Navigator will collaborate with case managers, HIV provider agencies, hospitals, and medical providers to work with clients on maintaining their medical appointments and adhering to their HIV medication treatment.
 
The mission of AIDS Services of Austin is to enhance the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS. For more than 27 years, ASA has provided a continuum of services to the greater Central Texas area.
 
Essential Tasks:
  • Provide culturally appropriate services to clients to include advocacy on behalf of clients and successful retention in HIV primary medical care and support services.
  • Work with HIV positive individuals to schedule appointments and accompany clients to primary medical, specialty care, mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, and other support service appointments.
  • Provide clients with information, referral, and advocacy for social service agencies in the community.
  • Work with clients to support achievement of goals as indicated on individual service plans, developed with the primary case manager, that focus on immediate and long-term needs related to disease management.
  • Assist clients in completing applications for SNAP (Food Stamps), Medicare Programs, ADAP, HIV community services, and other support services.
  • Provide transportation through use of the agency vehicle and issuance of transportation vouchers to facilitate clients’ attendance at primary medical care and case management/support services appointments.
  • Conduct food pantry deliveries and medication pickup/delivery, as needed.
  • Maintain documentation and reporting requirements in the client record according to departmental standards utilizing a computerized information system.
  • Update and secure required eligibility documents on assigned clients every six months.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities as appropriate.
  • Meet deadlines for time sheets, client documentation, and required grant documents.
  • Participate in the ASA AIDS Walk on an annual basis.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Case Management Programs Manager or Director of Access Services.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of HIV, mental health, substance abuse, diverse populations, and community resources
  • Skill in operating personal vehicle for department activities and ability to maintain vehicle liability insurance
  • Skill in operating office equipment, such as personal computer, calculator, copy machine, facsimile machine, and telephone system
  • Ability to work comfortably with diverse populations, with sensitivity to individuals with disabilities and to issues concerning HIV
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and competing priorities
  • Ability to make decisions in accordance with agency policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment, maintain strict confidentiality standards, maintain professional boundaries, and adhere to professional standards as defined by state and federal regulations
  • Ability to take precautionary steps to ensure the protection and integrity of protected health information
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with coworkers and various providers
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to perform routine walking, standing, bending, lifting, and stooping during the course of day
Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Minimum of one year of experience with mental health, substance abuse, recently incarcerated individuals, and/or HIV disease/prevention preferred
  • Two years of experience in human services required
  • Experience working with individuals and communities of diverse cultures, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities and/or expressions preferred
  • Experience working with clients with substance use and/or mental health disorders preferred
  • Training in harm reduction principles helpful
  • Bilingual/bicultural (English and Spanish) skills preferred
 
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position. ASA is an equal opportunity employer.
Application Due DateTuesday, September 2, 2014
To ApplySubmit a cover letter, agency application (available at www.asaustin.org/about_careers), and resume via mail to AIDS Services of Austin, Attention: Human Resources, P.O. Box 4874, Austin, TX 78765; via fax to 512-452-3299; or via e-mail to asa.hr@asaustin.org. No phone calls, please.
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Online Directory Representative

Better Business Bureau
Posted on Monday, August 25, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 8, 2014
Job Description

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

1.       Sales:
a.       Conduct the sale of the BBB Member Pages program
b.      Be sure that all contracts are signed by businesses and complete paperwork as necessary
c.       Work with businesses to ensure they have provided all artwork necessary for their Member Pages listing
d.      Contact members, prior to their advertising expiration date, for renewals
e.       Responsible for all outstanding advertising accounts receivable
f.        Turn in all paperwork as necessary, including signed sheets by members when visited by sales person
g.       Work with businesses to ensure all of their information is correct in their report
h.      Contact a minimum of 100 businesses per week
i.        Work with communications department to create communications, including promotional items, to be used for the Member Pages project
j.        Make suggestions on how to improve this benefit program
k.       Make contact/ sales notes in BBB database, as appropriate
l.        Other duties as assigned
 
2.       Administrative Duties
a.       Performs tasks as requested by BBB senior leadership team.
b.      Maintains timelines.
c.       Attends BBB staff-related events as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

·         Excellent telephone and oral communication skills
·         High level of interpersonal skills and ability to handle sensitive information and documents with confidentiality
·         Knowledge of office administrative procedures and ability to operate most standard office equipment
 
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS NECESSARY:
·         High School Diploma or equivalent; or
·         Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities; plus
·         3-5 years proven sales experience
 
QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
BBB’s work environment is that of a typical office, and the characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may expect to encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. This section is not an all-encompassing, but rather what one might come to expect on a regular basis.
 
With reasonable accommodation, this position requires the manual dexterity to sufficiently operate phones, computers, and other office equipment. This person must be able to clearly and accurately communicate to convey information using the English language, both verbally and in writing. The ability to hear and comprehend dialogue spoken at appropriate “dinner-table conversation” levels, and visual acuity capable of drafting, editing, reviewing, and/or comprehending materials drafted in a standard typeface size 10 font or above, are required. Must be capable of sitting and standing for extended periods of time, as well as be able to intermittently push, pull, or lift 20+lbs. of force. 
 
Occasional exposure to adverse working conditions, including the performance of work in cramped and/or awkward positions, and exposure to safety hazards, loud noise, traffic, and inclement weather conditions is possible.
 
ACCOUNTABILITIES/MEASURABLES
·         Willingness to adhere to BBB Standards of Trust and Core Values, and contribute at a high-level to the organization’s Vision, Mission, and Goals.
·         Develop ways to save time, reduce waste, and save money in the execution of the mission.
·         Delivery of great customer service.
·         Meet sales objectives.
·         Alert all stakeholders well in advance if deadlines cannot be met.
·         Close the loop – follow up and provide closure to all requests and projects.
·         Respect and honor people, positions and processes.
·         Take initiative to solve problems independently – if and when problems need to be escalated, prepare options for solution.
·         Seek out business networks to build and develop effective professional business and customer relationships.
·         No negative surprises.
·         Follow up and provide closure to all requests.
·         Communicate – Communicate – Communicate!
Application Due DateWednesday, September 3, 2014
To ApplyPlease submit your resume, cover letter, and salary history and expectations to employment@austin.bbb.org. Include the job title you are applying for in the subject line. Resumes of applicants failing to include the position title in the subject line of their email, or of those neglecting to include salary histories and expectations will not be considered.
Physical Address1005 La Posada Drive
Austin, TX 78752
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Dispute Resolution Specialist

Better Business Bureau
Posted on Monday, August 25, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 15, 2014
Job Description

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include but are not limited to:

 
1. General Duties
 a. Answer in-coming phone lines and live chats, and provide referrals and assistance per assigned schedule or whenever necessary
b. Greet walk-in customers
c. Research in-coming consumer phone inquiries on BBB.org and other approved websites, and answer questions or direct callers to proper person or party
d. Offer accredited business lists to consumers and businesses
e. Transfer complaints to other BBBs and coordinate with other BBBs to update national routing and complaint forwarding information 
f. Maintain company records with current contact information, complaint patterns, and custom report text
g. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of BBB policies and standards and apply them
h. Accurately code complaints to ensure they report accurately in BBB Business Reviews
i. Conduct departmental audits in order to maintain DR statistics as assigned
j. Review and recommend appropriate ODR letter updates, procedure updates, etc
k. Help maintain database integrity by updating file information and submitting purge request for files which no longer need to be in database
l. Advise consumers and businesses on current trade practice alerts and scams
m. Maintain open lines of communication with companies in service area to facilitate BBB services
n. Other projects as assigned
 
Dispute Resolution: 
a. Process complaints and customer reviews in accordance with policy
b. Assist assigned businesses and consumers through the dispute resolution process by assisting them with developing solutions to disputes in a timely manner through conciliation and light mediation
c. Refer appropriate complaints for mediation or arbitration
d. Monitor company complaints and conduct investigations as needed
e. Ensure businesses and consumers understand BBB dispute resolution procedures and policies
f. Identify possible complaint patterns and create custom text to ensure BBB reports accurately reflect marketplace activityg.      
g. Work with businesses and make suggestions on how they might avoid future disputes
h. Escalate complaints as appropriate

QUALIFICATIONS
 
 
To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
 
 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
·  Highly proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point), Blue, and ODR
·  Strong analytical skills
·  Strong conflict management and customer services abilities
·  Excellent spelling, grammar, and written communication skills with a high level of attention to detail in composing, typing, and proofreading materials
·  Excellent telephone and oral communication skills
·  High level of interpersonal skills and ability to handle sensitive information and documents with confidentiality
·  Knowledge of office administrative procedures and ability to operate most standard office equipment
·  Light mediation
 
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS NECESSARY:
 
· High School Diploma or equivalent
· Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities
 
PREFERRED:
 
· BA degree in Business, Communications, or related field
 
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job
 
This position requires the manual dexterity sufficient to operate phones, computers, and other office equipment. This person must communicate clearly using the English language to accurately convey information and be able to hear at normal speaking levels both in person and over the telephone. Vision is required to review written materials.
 
Occasional exposure to adverse working conditions. Work may be performed in cramped or awkward positions. Occasional exposure to safety hazards, noised, traffic, inclement weather conditions and/or lifting (30+lbs).
 
ACCOUNTABILITIES: (Success Factors)
·         Attendance and promptness
·         Willingness to go the extra mile
·         Delivery of great customer service, internally and externally
·         Participation as a team player
·         Contributions to the vision, mission, and goals of the BBB
·         Developing ways to save time or money in the execution of the mission
 
Application Due DateFriday, September 5, 2014
To ApplyPlease submit your resume, cover letter, and salary history and expectations to employment@austin.bbb.org Include the job title you are applying for in the subject line. Resumes of applicants failing to include the position title in the subject line of their email, or of those neglecting to include salary histories and expectations will not be considered.
Physical Address1005 La Posada Drive
Austin, TX 78752
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2-1-1 Bilingual Navigation Specialist

United Way for Greater Austin
Posted on Monday, August 25, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 15, 2014
Job Description
Information and Referral, 2-1-1 Texas.
 
As part of the United W ay Navigation Center you will assist United W ay for Greater Austin in providing the most accessible and highest quality comprehensive customer service to our local community. There are full-time call center positions available.
 
Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required. Bilingual in Spanish.
Licenses, Registrations, Certif ications, or Special Requirements: None required.
Preferred: Experience in health and human services or related call center experience. Degree in Social W ork, or Psychology. Certif ied by Alliance of Information & Referral Systems (AIRS) as CIRS/CRS, or eligible within a year for certif ication.
 
Know ledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent communication, problem solving and listening skills, able to multi-task, open to structure and direction, prof essional, detailed oriented, ability to speak with callers over the phone, customer service focus, and basic knowledge of W indows-based software systems. This position requires a high level of attention to detail and sensitivity to all incoming inquiries. Regular and punctual attendance is required in this job.
 
Work Environment & Other Information:
Call center environment.
Shifts from 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM Monday through Friday. Must be willing to work overtime as needed.
 
Application Due DateMonday, September 8, 2014
To ApplyEmail resume as attached W ord or PDF document to nchr@uwatx.org
Physical AddressEast Austin
Austin, TX 78702
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Youth Entrepreneurship Program Manager

Entrepreneurs Foundation
Posted on Monday, August 25, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 15, 2014
Job Description

The Entrepreneurs Foundation promotes youth entrepreneurship through its Youth Entrepreneurship Program, which houses Lemonade Day Austin, MyBus1ness and a Speakers’ Bureau. In 2009, EF launched LD Austin, a free, educational program that helps youth explore and experience entrepreneurship by learning how to set up and operate a first business, a lemonade stand. In 2013, to continue entrepreneurial outreach to students aging out of LD Austin, EF launched MyBus1ness and a Speakers Bureau to bring entrepreneurs into middle school and high school classrooms and after-school programs.


Qualities / Qualifications Needed:
  • Development experience (developing and retaining sponsor relationships).
  • Curriculum development (educational area preferred).
  • Works well in a classroom setting with teachers and students.
  • Self-starter, community-minded, detail-oriented and able to juggle numerous projects at one time.
  • Charismatic, with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-based environment; facilitate group meetings and manage projects.
  • Mastery of Excel, Word and other day-to-day office management programs.
  • Lifting and moving heavy boxes is required.
  • Spanish speaking is a plus.
 
Responsibilities Include (but not limited to):
  • Strategize with CEO and Program Director regarding program goals and outreach.
  • Lead the Youth Entrepreneurship Program outreach and growth with an emphasis on improvement in quality and success.
  • Implement program / curriculum in classrooms and afterschool programs.
  • Build new sponsorship relationships and retain current sponsors.
  • Establish quality relationships with community partners, schools and mentors.
  • Coordinate and execute program events.
  • Recruit and oversee volunteers to assist with program outreach.
  • Maintain database and website updates.
  • Helping represent EF’s Youth Entrepreneurship Program in the community.
 
This is a full-time position and reports to the Entrepreneurs Foundation, CEO and Entrepreneurs Foundation, Program Director.
 
Indicators of Success (but not limited to):
  • Meeting or exceeding agreed upon goals, including program outreach, success, metrics/results and sponsorships.
  • Satisfaction of sponsors, community partners, schools and mentors.
  • Administration of delegated responsibilities and other leadership roles as agreed upon.
 
Salary Range: $3,500/mo. Discretionary performance bonus of up to 20%, at the discretion of the Entrepreneurs Foundation CEO and Board of Directors.
Application Due DateThursday, September 4, 2014
To ApplyRésumé, cover letter & references should be sent via email to Leigh Christie, Program Director, Entrepreneurs Foundation, at Leigh@AmplifyAustin.org.
Physical AddressAustin , TX 78701
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Family Support Services Coordinator

United Way for Greater Austin
Posted on Friday, August 22, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 1, 2014
Job Description 
 
 
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
 
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in early childhood education, child development, social work, family systems, or closely related field required.  At least 2 years experience in a professional capacity in the human service or non-profit sector required.  Proficiency in Spanish language preferred.
 
JOB PURPOSE & SCOPE
 
Success By 6 works to make sure every child is ready for kindergarten by improving the complex networks of child care services, parent education, public and private funding and public policy in the Central Texas community. The Family Support Services Coordinator facilitates collaborative work with community partners who provide parent education, home visiting, Play to Learn, and other family support services to ensure significant improvement in community conditions for families with young children.  The Coordinator assumes primary responsibility for several key programs of United Way, including Play To Learn, the GAVA early childhood sector, and the Family Support Network. 
 
 
SKILL/JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Solutions oriented perspective with creative problem solving sensibility
  • Ability to move from abstract vision to implementing action
  • Self-motivated, self-confident, results-oriented, maintains high moral and ethical standards
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, ability to adapt in various professional settings
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with ability to adapt to various personalities and  styles.  Highly desirable examples:
        Experience in oral presentations to large and small groups
        Experience in preparing grant applications and reports
        Experience in facilitating and editing group collaborative projects
        Experience in preparing meeting notes/summary and action items
  • Excellent internal/external customer service skills
  • Ability to work well within diverse populations
  • Ability to manage priorities and to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong work ethic, coupled with adept time management skills
  • Strong organizational and strategic planning skills with ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Computer literate in all MS Office programs and competence in using the Internet, tablet computers, and social networking sites
  • Ability to facilitate a diverse group to a larger vision and implement change
  • A high degree of discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality is required in this job
 
 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Schedule, plan, and facilitate regular Family Support Network meetings with a goal of collaborative problem-solving resulting in significant improvement in the School Readiness Action Plan (SRAP) performance measures.
  • Manage all aspects of the Play To Learn project, including managing the budget, ordering supplies and maintaining material inventories, identifying  and managing relationships with potential partners, ascertaining quality implementation of the curriculum, reporting to funders, conducting tours with key volunteers or funders, managing the client internet accounts, working with volunteers to create take-home materials, utilizing social media applications to maintain contact with the families and maintaining an updated schedule of sessions.
  • Serve as primary early childhood sector liaison to the Dove Springs GAVA project.  Plan and facilitate the early childhood liaison meetings. Attend and participate in the GAVA Leadership Team meetings. Communicate effectively with the GAVA coordinator to achieve project goals. 
  • Gather, analyze, and report on data related to all Travis County family support services. 
  • Oversee all of the Family Support UWATX-funded contracts, including quarterly analysis of agency- reported data.
  • Participate in Success By 6 staff meetings to plan and execute goals of the Success By 6 program, including SRAP planning, grant oversight, volunteer engagement, and other duties. 
  • Communicate regularly with non-profit agencies providing family support services, funders of family support projects, and internal and external customers.
  • Prepare reports on Family Support activities for internal and external customers.
  • Maintain and use up-to-date and relevant knowledge of industry-wide best practices for family support services.
  • Organize recruitment, training, and communication for the UWATX VISTA and Americorp program.
  • Provide supervision to Success By 6 interns or volunteers as needed.
 
NOTICE
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
 
All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.
 
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
August 2014
Application Due DateMonday, September 15, 2014
To ApplySend cover letter and resume to sue.carpenter@uwatx.org
Physical Address2000 E. MLK Jr. Blvd.
Austin, TX 78702
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Accounting Aide-Waco, TX

Communities In Schools of the Heart of Texas
Posted on Friday, August 22, 2014

Start DateMonday, August 25, 2014
Job DescriptionAssists the Accounting Department by preparing and processing Accounts Payable and Payroll, preparing budget updates and maintaining the filing system.  Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, the Accounting Aide prepares Accounts Payable and Payroll for processing, calculates the allocation of Payroll data among various grants, updates budget records monthly, maintains the filing system for the Accounting Department and performs various other support tasks as determined by the CFO.
To ApplySubmit cover letter and application to 425 Austin Avenue, Suite 1500, Waco, TX 76701. Application can be found on our website: www.cis-hot.org.
Physical Address425 Austin Avenue
Suite 1500
Waco, TX 76701
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Accounting and HR Assistant

Skillpoint Alliance
Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014

Job DescriptionJOB SUMMARY:
 
The Accounting Assistant provides support to the Director of Finance by performing general accounting and HR functions. This position is responsible for HR support, routine processing of accounts payables, financial data entry, and related reconciliation reports.
 
Accounting Functions
Performs routine accounting activities such as maintenance of the general ledger, preparation of various accounting statements and financial reports and accounts payable or receivable functions.
Process A/Ps for payment by entering invoices and check requests into the QuickBooks Accounting Software.
Complete A/P process by mailing checks along with associated remittances/invoices.
Process relevant credit card invoices 
Process A/R invoices for reimbursement of expenses from various funding agencies.
Process Payroll Bi-weekly using ADP Pay eXpert Software and provide back-up assistance as necessary.
Create and provide routine report on accounts payables and assist with financial reporting for both the finance and leadership teams as requested.
Assist in reconciling revenue and expenditure accounts per program per funding source by developing and maintaining spreadsheets and other reporting mechanisms.
Ensure proper file documentation and supporting documentation for all transactions.
Assist in the preparation of various month-end journal entries
Periodically deliver deposits to Skillpoint’s bank of record
Maintain readiness and preparation for year-end audit coordination.
 
Human Resources (HR) Functions
Provides support in functional areas of human resources, which may include recruitment and employment, personnel records, employee relations, job evaluation, benefits administration, organization development and training.
Draft, type and edit letters, memos, and other employee related correspondence.
Manage employee files including I-9 administration, ongoing maintenance and auditing  
Maintain all files of current and past employees.
Perform other duties as assigned

Position Description
Full-time: Non-Exempt
Skillpoint Alliance Offices 201 E 2nd Street, Suite B, Austin Texas 78701
8:00am-5 pm M-F.

Physical demands
Work is both sedentary and mobile indoors.  
In-town travel (mileage compensated).

Required Skills
Commitment to the mission and values of the organization
Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills
Proficiency in both spoken and written communications in English.
Highly organized, systematic thinker and self-motivated worker requiring minimal supervision
Attention to minute details
Proficiency in the use of the computer, with expertise in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access and Outlook.
Ability to be flexible, persistent, and confident.

Required Education / Experience
High School 

Compensation
$12 to $15 per hour

Performance Expectations and Review
Performance reviews may be conducted annually, semi-annually, or quarterly.   Areas of evaluation may include but are not limited to: 
Success in carrying out duties as required by above job description
Initiative in taking on new responsibilities
Willingness to work in as a strong team member
Ability to take guidance and supervision
 
To ApplyPlease email your resume, professional references, and cover letter with salary requirements to resumes@skillpointalliance.org with subject line “Accounting Assistant”.
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78701
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Finance Manager

Skillpoint Alliance
Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014

Job Description
JOB SUMMARY:
 
Under the direction of the Senior Director of Finance, the Finance Manger prepares detailed financial planning and analysis of operations to facilitate management decision making.  The Finance Manager participates in formulation of Financial Plans and Forecasts, assists in the contract management process, tracks operational results, and prepares management reports to assist in the achievement of financial goals.
 
Accounting Functions
Providing quality financial analysis to program managers based on a thorough understanding of each of Skillpoint’s programs and services to ensure effective program/business decisions are made. 
Compiles information and coordinates creation of annual financial plan and forecasts. 
Monitors financial performance to annual financial plan and forecasts.
Maintains program cost models.
Assist  with grant financial development requirements along with partnering to ensure compliance with grant terms and conditions 
Assist with monthly close activities and the development of financial board presentations
Provide indirect oversight of the Accounting Assistant.
Assist with the development and implementation of financial metrics to allow the program managers to efficiently utilize the organizations resources.
Assists the financial audit and other statutory filings. 
Ensure compliance with all internal and external financial standards. 
Assist with the documenting, and improving accounting policies and processes.
Perform other related duties as assigned or required.
Interacts with foundations and other funding sources on grants management and related reporting requirements.
Coordinates with external tax accountant for timely filing of corporate state and local returns.
 
Position Description
Full-time: Non-Exempt
Skillpoint Alliance Offices 201 E 2nd Street, Suite B, Austin Texas 78701
8:00am-5 pm M-F.
 
Physical demands
Work is both sedentary and mobile indoors.  
In-town travel (mileage compensated).
 
Required Skills
Thorough understanding of GAAP with preferred specialization in Non-Profit Accounting
Proficiency in Quickbooks is plus
Advanced proficiency in MS Excel
Basic proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook
Ability to create budgets/forecasts
Commitment to the mission and values of the organization
Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills
Proficiency in both spoken and written communications in English.
Highly organized, systematic thinker and self-motivated worker requiring minimal supervision
Attention to minute details
Ability to be flexible, persistent, and confident.
Required Education / Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
Two to three years of professional Accounting/Finance experience required

Compensation
Based on experience

Performance Expectations and Review
Performance reviews may be conducted annually, semi-annually, or quarterly.   Areas of evaluation may include but are not limited to: 
Success in carrying out duties as required by above job description
Initiative in taking on new responsibilities
Willingness to work as a strong team member
Ability to take guidance and supervision
 
Application Due DateTuesday, September 2, 2014
To ApplyPlease email your resume, professional references, and cover letter with salary requirements to resumes@skillpointalliance.org with subject line “Finance Manager”.
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78701
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Wellness Program Case Manager

Family Eldercare
Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014

Job DescriptionThe Wellness Program Case Manager assists clients as appropriate in meeting health care goals and needs; monitors and evaluates client progress, provides information and referral, provides coaching and individualized education, works as an advocate for clients and families, links with outside service agencies and negotiates affordable services as needed. Services are provided in a culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate manner. Ideal candidates have demonstrated knowledge and experience working with older adults, have experience working in medical social work settings, and have knowledge of community services.
 
Required:  Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field and two years’ experience working with older adults and demonstrated knowledge in community services. Basic skills in Microsoft Office applications and Power Point.
 
Preferred: Master’s Degree in Social Work with three or more years’ experience. LCSW strongly preferred. Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office applications and Power Point. Bilingual in Spanish (read and write).
To ApplyCall or e-mail Joyce Hefner at jhefner@familyeldercare.org or 512-483-3553.
Physical Address1700 Rutherford Lane
Austin, TX 78754
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Part-time Family Education Instructor (Del Valle)

Any Baby Can of Austin
Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014

Job DescriptionGENERAL PURPOSE: The Family Education Instructor plans and facilitates ABC’s education classes. This position is responsible for teaching and modeling with the goal of encouraging a successful, supportive family environment where all members can feel successful in achieving their goals to improve communication and learning.
 
This position may require availability during specific day or evening hours and possible Saturdays. This position must also be cleared to work at the Travis County Correctional Complex per Travis County requirements.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Plan, prepare, and lead (and/or co-facilitate) assigned literacy or parenting classes;
  • Research and share resources with the class participants;
  • Be familiar with and utilize the selected and approved curricula for each class subject matter;
  • Provide opportunities for individual, pair, small and large group work to support all learners;
  • Employ numerous instructional strategies and align instruction with different learning styles in mind.
  • Greet participants and ensure a positive, welcoming environment for learning;
  • Submit accurate client and class paperwork for data entry by program deadline;
  • Assist with data entry as needed for specific classes;
  • Set-up and take-down of the parent classroom. Assist with general clean-up, storage of furniture, equipment, and materials, as necessary;
  • Perform, or assist with, outreach to promote upcoming classes or agency services.
  • Maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications for infants, children, and adults;
  • Complete professional development trainings and attend monthly team meetings, as requested;
  • Submit all agency and program paperwork within deadlines;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Family Strengthening Supervisor.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, childhood development, social work or related field with at least 2 years relevant, professional experience preferred; experience may be substituted for education as appropriate.
  • Fluent language skills in English, both verbal and written modalities required; fluent language skills in Spanish preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with demonstrated organizational skills;
  • Knowledge of and experience working with low-income, diverse and underserved populations with an ability to establish rapport with clients
  • Able to perform duties in a manner that respects ethnic, cultural and language diversity;
  • Demonstrated competence and confidence in working with parents and children of all ages, together as a family; comfortable working with parents possessing various parenting styles;
  • Capable of directing large groups of people as they work on projects together;
  • Skilled in reacting to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned;
  • Proven ability to make appropriate decisions while working independently, as well as an active and collaborative team member;
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, along with a familiarity of database applications.
  • Must have good driving record, valid Texas Driver’s license, and current auto insurance.
 
 
 
To ApplyInterested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@anybabycan.org or fax to 512-334-4471.
Physical Address1121 East 7th Street
Austin, Texas 78702
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Employment Specialist

Caritas of Austin
Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014

Job Description
At Caritas of Austin, our hope for our clients, staff, volunteers and community is demonstrated through Commitment, Equity, Respect and Support.
 
This full time position is responsible for administering the State refugee cash assistance program in accordance with the funding guidelines, as well as the provision of employment services to Refugees, Asylees, Cuban entrants, and non-refugee Caritas clients.
Will conduct intake and assessment for RCA & employment program eligibility.
Set up monthly cash and vendor payments to eligible households based on funder guidelines.
Maintain file with record of RCA intake, assessment, payments, and other required documents.
Refer clients to other programs if there is an unmet need.
Data entry of RCA assistance provided to each client.
Will make Job referrals and employment services follow-up.
Will coordinate client services with other Caritas programs and service providers.
Will maintain on-going interactions with employers.
Data entry of client information using the state refugee database, and agency databases.
Will maintain client files with required forms, Individual Service Plan, case notes, and client assistance check request documentation. Other duties as assigned.
 
Education
Bachelors/Master’s Degree from an accredited college/university with a major in one or more of the following areas: social work, psychology, sociology, anthropology, education, international studies, and other human services related fields.
 
Experience
Must have 1yr. direct client services experience. Must have dependable transportation and have no more than 3 moving traffic violations in the past three years. 
 
Skills
Must be bilingual in English and another language in the following order of importance: Spanish, Arabic, Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Burmese, Somali, or French.
 
Computer Skills
Must be computer literate.
 
Salary Range $33,110-$37,110 depending on education and experience plus benefits

Benefits:
Medical/Dental/Vision/Disability/Life and AD&D Insurance
Health Savings Account
Paid Time Off
Paid Holidays
401(k) retirement plan with employer match
Paid Parking

Please visit our website:
www.caritasofaustin.org





To ApplyMust be able to start immediately. Submit letter of interest with resume via email to employmentjobs@caritasofaustin.org. No telephone calls please.
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78701
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Area Director- Area 09-Wichita Falls

Special Olympics Texas
Posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Start DateWednesday, August 20, 2014
Job DescriptionMake a difference in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Texas is looking for a Area Director to coordinate/facilitate athletic trainings and competitions in the Wichita Falls and the surrounding counties,. This position will assist the development team with fundrasing and events. Must have good communication skills, a team building attitude, the ability to manage volunteers, committees and budgets. Experience in planning, organizing, directing and evaluating programs, services and volunteers. Some evening, weekends and travel required, Degree preferred, send resume and salary requirements to jobs@sotx.org. Ref: A09AD
Application Due DateTuesday, September 30, 2014
To Applyjobs@sotx.org
Physical AddressWichita Falls, TX 76301
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Area Director-Area 18-Midland

Special Olympics Texas
Posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Start DateWednesday, August 20, 2014
Job DescriptionMake a difference in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Texas is looking for a Area Director to coordinate/facilitate athletic trainings and competitions in Midland and the surrounding counties. This position will assist the development team with fundrasing, events and promotions. Must have good communication skills, a team building attitude and the ability to manage volunteers, committees and budgets. Experience in planning, organizing, directing and evaluating programs, services and volunteers. Some evenings, weekends and travel required. Degree preferred. Send resume and salary requirements to jobs@sotx.org. Ref: A18AD
Application Due DateTuesday, September 30, 2014
To Applyjobs@sotx.org
Physical AddressMidland, TX 79701
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Finance Director

African American Youth Harvest Foundation
Posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 8, 2014
Job DescriptionFINANCE DIRECTOR

We are currently seeking a well-rounded and highly skilled Finance Director to provide oversight and direction for the overall financial management and accounting functions for African American Youth Harvest Foundation (AAYHF).  This is a full-time, salaried position responsible for providing the administration and financial oversight through accounting, budgeting, strategic financial planning, compliance, and reporting for the agency.

Requirements: Minimum of a college degree in accounting or a related financial field required; must have 5 to 7 years of demonstrated accounting and finance experience working in related field and/or nonprofit organizations; two years of demonstrated work experience in fund accounting; mastery knowlege of QuickBooks software package; excellent administrative, communication, and organizational skills.

Salary Range: $40,000 - $45,000


Application Due DateFriday, August 29, 2014
To ApplySend Letter of Interest and Resume to Karl Nichols, Vice President of Administrative Operations at: knichols@aayhf.org. NO CALLS PLEASE
Physical Address6633 Hwy 290 East
Austin, TX 78723
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Executive Director

Travis Audubon
Posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Start DateSaturday, November 1, 2014
Job DescriptionTravis Audubon is seeking a dynamic Executive Director to lead the organization through a time of growth and change.  Travis Audubon is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose vision is to inspire conservation through birding.

Travis Audubon, founded in 1952, promotes the enjoyment, understanding, and conservation of native birds and their habitats.  It is an independent chapter of National Audubon and serves over 1,200 members within a four-county region consisting of Travis, Hays, Williamson, and Milam counties.  Travis Audubon owns and manages three nature preserves – Baker (690 acres), Chaetura Canyon (10 acres), and Blair Woods (10 acres).  With an annual budget of approximately $300,000, 3 full-time and 3 contract staff, and scores of skilled volunteers, Travis Audubon conducts both formal and informal programs in schools, public venues, at events, and at its sanctuaries.  Last year, the organization’s vital land conservation work, environmental education programs, and community outreach influenced over 432,000 people.
 
This executive director post is a full-time, exempt position in Austin, Texas.  Travis Audubon provides a competitive salary and participates in employee health benefits.
 
 
Executive Director
Job Description
 
The Executive Director is the leader and Chief Executive Officer of Travis Audubon and is responsible for operations, staff, finances, and land holdings of the organization.  The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is supervised by the President.  The Executive Director is responsible for developing and managing the human and financial resources necessary to implement the mission and meet the strategic goals. 
 
General Responsibilities
  • Define and enable success for the staff through effective human resource management and policy-making; directly supervise staff; delegate appropriately and create accountability systems; recruit, supervise, manage, and retain staff. 
  • Serve as primary liaison to the board of directors, supporting and partnering with the board to develop and maintain governance policies, strategic direction, and community relations that advance and sustain Travis Audubon’s core mission and activities. In the near term, this will involve special planning for organizational growth and change.
  • Serve as primary fundraiser coordinator and contact for the organization, and engage the Board and staff in maintaining and developing relationships with donors, funders, and friends.
  • Continue and advance the organization’s mission and strategic plan through effective management and evaluation of current program services, regularly assessing opportunities for program improvement and development.
  • Coordinate and manage TAS volunteer corps to meet program and outreach demands
  • Oversee management and maintenance of the organization’s three sanctuaries
  • Ensure the overall financial health of the organization by maintaining and improving financial policies and procedures, creating annual operating budgets, and monitoring and reporting on financial performance and position.
  • Lead staff and Board through regular long-term strategic planning.
  • Articulate the mission and vision of the organization effectively; be comfortable and proficient at communicating with a broad array of constituencies including volunteers, staff members, board members, community members, major donors, government representatives, business, and civic leaders.
  • Maintain and enhance Travis Audubon’s conservation profile through networking with local, state, and national conservation organizations and securing and promoting conservation partnerships.


Preferred Qualifications

Successful candidates will have the following:
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred, in business or nonprofit management, environmental education, the natural sciences, or related field
  • At least 3-5 years experience in leading a nonprofit organization including recruiting, inspiring, and empowering staff and volunteers
  • Knowledge of local and regional environmental conservation issues
  • Experience with non-profit accounting principles
  • Experience in reading, reporting, and analyzing financial data
  • Proven success in completion of development and fundraising campaigns
  • Experience evaluating educational and scientific programs using data to drive decision-making and evaluate organizational success
  • Experience in the administration of nonprofit operation and success with a governing Board
  • Experience building relationships and sustaining partnerships in diverse communities
  • Experience working with a large volunteer corps
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including strong experience as a public speaker
  • Familiarity with database technologies and innovative online communications
  • Demonstrated success in facilitating and implementing organizational strategic and operational plans
 
How to Apply:
Travis Audubon’s Board of Directors invites qualified candidates to submit a resume and cover letter (including salary requirements) outlining their interest in and qualifications for the position to:  ed@travisaudubon.org.  Both documents are required and must be submitted in .doc or .pdf format.  Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. September 12, 2014 or until filled, whichever comes first.
 
www.travisaudubon.org
Apply to: ed@travisaudubon.org
Travis Audubon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Application Due DateFriday, September 12, 2014
To ApplyE-mail resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to ed@travisaudubon.org. Documents must be submitted in .doc or .pdf format. Applications accepted until 5:00 p.m. September 12th. No phone calls please.
Physical AddressTravis Audubon
3710 Cedar Street, Box 5
Austin, TX 78705
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Resource Center Coordinator

African American Youth Harvest Foundation
Posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 1, 2014
Job DescriptionRESOURCE CENTER COORDINATOR

The African American Youth Harvest Foundation (AAYHF) is seeking a well-rounded and highly skilled Resource Center Coordinator to manage the day-to-day operations of the African American Youth Resource Center (AAYRC). This full-time, salaried position will be responsible for the intake and assessment of clients, scheduling events and programming, maintaining office equipment and technology, providing general program support and facilitation for conferences, summer camps, etc., and facilitating recruitment and outreach to youth and adults.  In addition, this position will assist with marketing and promotion efforts of AAYHF by utlizing traditional methods as well as online outreach and marketing, including social media.

Requirements: Minimum of a college degree in business, social work or a related field required; must have 2 to 3 years of demonstrated experience in office and project management, facilities and operations, program management, and marketing and promotion.  Excellent administrative, communication, and organizational skills required.

Salary Range: $30,000 to $35,000


Application Due DateFriday, August 29, 2014
To ApplySend Letter of Interest and Resume to Karl Nichols, Vice President of Administrative Operations at: knichols@aayhf.org. NO CALLS PLEASE
Physical Address6633 Hwy 290 East
Austin, TX 78723
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TSI Assessment Support Specialist

Austin Partners in Education
Posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Start DateTuesday, September 2, 2014
Job DescriptionThe role of the TSI Assessment Support Specialist is to help increase the scope of TSI testing at Austin ISD high schools by providing logistical and administrative support to campuses participating in APIE’s College Readiness Program.  The TSI Assessment Support Specialist is a full-time position with the capacity to supplement existing testing efforts at 10 campuses across AISD.  

To fulfill responsibilities and duties, the TSI Support Specialist will:
  • Collaborate with designated school officials to identify students for testing;
  • Assist with determining testing times, locations, etc. based on each campus’ resources and needs;
  • Presenting to large and small groups of students;
  • Assist with ensuring all students scheduled to take the TSI Assessment complete the pre-assessment activity;
  • Assist with advising students on the importance of college readiness as per the TSI;
  • Assist with providing general advisement on TSI scores and diagnostic results to students;
  • Assist with informing students of testing opportunities;
  • Assist with coordinating student participation on test days;
  • Assist with proctoring exams (requires AISD training);
  • Maintain a documentation system that tracks students’ TSI status, completion of the pre-assessment activity, and TSI testing; and
  • Other related duties as assigned. 
Pay Rate: $13/hour
Application Due DateWednesday, August 27, 2014
To ApplyEmail resume, cover letter, and references to careers@austinpartners.org
Physical Address8000 Centre Park Drive
Suite 220
Austin, TX 78754
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Best Single Source Plus Landlord Outreach Specialist

Caritas of Austin
Posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Start DateMonday, October 27, 2014
Job Description
Best Single Source Plus (BSS Plus) is a 13-agency collaboration of partners designed to stabilize low-income families’ and individuals’ housing. The Landlord Outreach Specialist (LOS) supports the collaborative partners with housing search and relocation services for their clients. This includes tenant education, inspections of properties and building landlord relationships. The LOS will increase opportunities for homeless and near homeless to enter into permanent housing. The LOS will develop innovative housing options for program participants.
 
Support the Best Single Source Plus (BSS Plus) collaborative partners with housing search and relocation services for clients.
·         Identify properties in Austin/Travis County where clients can reside, giving considerations to special populations and reducing student mobility for families.
·         Actively engage with BSS Plus collaborative partners within the Austin social services community. Maintain contact with referring staff people and communication via email and in person frequently.
·         Serve as liaison between landlord and client pre-housing placement and during placement.
·         Provide the following to clients and staff: housing counseling, information on tenant’s rights and mediate, if problems arise with landlord tenant relationship.
·         Develop & implement referral system for internal and collaborative staff in the community.
·         Coordinate placement of clients in available housing units with case managers and their clients.
·         Inspection of all units as required for habitability standards and lead based paint.
·         Be aware of innovative housing opportunities for program clients (such as roommates, shared housing, and others).
·         Participate in departmental and BSS Plus Program Manager meetings.
·         Primarily in extenuating circumstances, meet or transport clients to appointments related to housing (for example, lease signing or filling out housing applications).
·         Continually evaluate housing trends and client needs. Communicate results and issues to appropriate groups.
 
Maintain various databases and prepare monthly reports and analysis.
·         Maintain a housing directory developing strategic partnerships with landlords to increase availability to homeless and near homeless people.
·         Maintain statistics and provide reports on a monthly basis.
·         Maintain Service Point online database for BSS Plus client data ensuring accurate data entry and program eligibility.
·         Maintain documentation in accordance with grant and program guidelines.
·         Maintain client confidentiality.
·         Assist BSS Plus Program Coordinator with reporting program statistics to partners and funders.
 
Provides support and information to other BSS Plus issue areas as required.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education and Licensure
Bachelor’s degree required
 
 
Experience
Preferred: Non-profit experience (volunteer or paid) and understanding of social service programs. At least 2 years professional experience working in property management, real estate or housing inspection, preferred.
Required: Knowledge and skills in identifying affordable permanent housing units.
Dependable vehicle required
 
 
Skills
Ability to meet deadlines, exhibit critical thinking skills, communicate clearly and anticipate problems, strong customer service, organization skills, and attention to detail. Excellent communication skills both oral and written, ability to manage and organize multiple tasks (short and long term), ability to manage and prioritize time and responsibilities. Excellent customer service skills.
Job Knowledge/Technical Knowledge: Demonstrates a sound working knowledge of current role and the technical systems, applications and equipment used in performing this role, and understands the impact this role has on other business functions within the organization
Communication The ability to write and speak effectively using appropriate convention based on the situation; actively listens to others, asks questions to verify understanding, and uses tact and consideration when delivering feedback to others
Organization: Uses time efficiently by prioritizing and planning work activities
Integrity and Respect: Demonstrates upmost level of integrity in all instances, and shows respect towards others and towards company principles
Judgment: Demonstrates ability to make independent and sound decisions in all situations
Teamwork: Shares key information with others involved in a project or effort, works in harmony to accomplish objectives, responds with enthusiasm to directives, and shows support for departmental and organizational decisions
Quality: Sets high standards and measures of excellence to ensure quality assurance in every aspect of work performed
Accountability: Takes personal responsibility and ownership for adhering to all company policies and procedures while also completing work timely and in accordance with performance expectations
Customer Service The ability to demonstrate a series of activities designed to enhance the level of customer satisfaction.
Interpersonal Communication: Writes and speaks effectively based on the psychological, relational, situation, environmental and cultural dynamics within the situation
Manages Change: Demonstrates effectiveness and flexibility with changing environments, responsibilities, tasks, and people
Attention to Detail: Follows detailed procedures to ensure accuracy in the entry and reporting of data.
Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves issues timely by gathering and analyzing information skillfully
 
 
Computer Skills
Computer literate – HMIS Service Point, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint (strong Excel skills).
 

Salary Range: $32,720-$37,800, depending on experience and education
Application Due DateMonday, September 15, 2014
To ApplyPlease submit cover letter, resume & at least three professional references to Christina Morgan via email to bssplusjobs@caritasofaustin.org by September 15, 2014 by 5:00pm
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78701
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Communications Assistant

University of TX Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living
Posted on Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 22, 2014
Job DescriptionWhere Creating the Best Hope for a Healthier Future Begins...

An exciting opportunity is available for you to work in the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living to assist the Communications Specialist with internal and external communications for the Center which include overseeing aspects of the Center's social media outlets, blog writing, updating website content, coordinating communications with the CATCH Global Foundation, and assisting with the development of fact sheets and Center resources. This position is located in Austin, Texas.

POSITION KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

- Gathers Center focused information through interviews and research; generates ideas for communication strategies; writes news and feature articles for publication; prepares and develops Center project specific fact sheets and other resources; collaborates with and assists other Center team members as assigned; and prepares media specific reports. 

- Produces well-written, creative copy for Center publication, including print, online, and presentation materials. Assists with developing Center internal and external newsletters. 

- Provides input on overall Center social media strategy; develops and prepares content including pictures, graphics, and copy; and assists in the management of certain social media outlets. 

- Uses desktop publishing and creative software to produce various print and electronic resources and fact sheets. 

- Maintains Center contact database by entering and updating file records. 

- May assist in updating the Center website with new photographs or site content. 

- Coordinates Center webinar series' speakers and webinar calendar. Provides technical management of webinar resources. 

- Coordinates and creates bilingual materials in English and Spanish for Center research projects and provides bilingual expertise on Center website and social media sources.

Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Communications or allied field. No experience is necessary. Knowledge of Adobe Pagemaker, Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator is preferred

Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator is preferred. 
Candidate must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing. 
Candidate must be bilingual and must be able to effective community orally and verbally in Spanish. 
Candidate should have a strong understanding of social media channels and social marketing theories. 
Candidate must be proficient in writing and editing internal and external materials. 
Candidate should have the ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, and deadlines. 
Candidate must have excellent teamwork and leadership skills. 
Candidate must have the ability to solve problems independently.
Application Due DateTuesday, September 2, 2014
To ApplyEmail a resume and cover letter to Brooks Ballard at brooks.s.ballard@uth.tmc.edu.
Physical Address1616 Guadalupe
Austin, TX 78701
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Librarian/Media Specialist

Austin International School
Posted on Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Job DescriptionAs part of our campus expansion, Austin International School seeks a dedicated, innovative and resourceful full-time, well-qualified librarian/medi specialist to establish and lead our brand new elementary school library. Applicants must be internationally-minded, customer-foucsed and committed to academic excellence.

Qualifications: A Masters Degree in Library Science is required.

Key Duties:
  • Taking a key leadership role in setting up and managing the new library facility in a manner that encourages student engagement and involvement from the wider AIS community.
  • Taking the lead in creating a welcoming atmosphere and aesthertically pleasing environment where students can study and access all library services.
  • Teaching of library and information skills, within the framework of the school curriculum, at each grade level.
  • Promoting literacy among all grade levels through the use of printed and digital resources.
  • Scheduling and receiving weekly visits for each grade level in Pre-K to 5th Grade.
  • Liaising with teachers and the Primary School Director to ensure the library provides appropriate printed and digital multilingual resources for students in accordance with the curriculum.
  • Cataloguing all library materials for the database.
  • Promoting multilingual library materials through displays and literacy based activities.
  • Coordinating relevant school events such as the annual book fair.
  • Initiating and arranging displays and activities to complement school projects and national/world events.
  • Counter duty as well as regular shelving/shelf checking, weeding, and stock checking.
  • Attending professional meetings on campus required.
Reporting to the Primary School Director, the librarian should possess a positive and approachable manner and the ability to work as part of a culturally diverse team. Excellent IT and communication skills are very important. The librarian also needs to be well-organized, highly motivates, flexible and enthusiastic. It is essential to have a lively, proactive approach, and a keen interest in inspiring and motivating young people, as the librarian will be involved ininitiating and implementing displays, events and literacy-based activities in line with our international curriculum.

To ApplyPlease send a cover letter and resume to Christine Christy at christine.christy@austininternationalschool.org
Physical Address4001 Adelphi Lane
Austin, TX 78727
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Developmnet Director Events-LETR

Special Olympics Texas
Posted on Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Job DescriptionMake a difference in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. SOTX is looking for a full-time Development Director Events-LETR, to assist with a variety of fundrasing activities with the Law Enforcement Torch Run events. Responsibilities will include managing events and developing funding sources for SOTX through various fundrasing, public relations and promotional projects within assigned area. Assists in implementing annual campaigns, and developing promotional materials. Good communication skills are a must. Candidate must be able to work evenings, weekends and travel occasionally. Bachelor's degree preferred. Please send resume and salary history to jobs@sotx.org. Ref: A04DDLETR
Application Due DateFriday, September 26, 2014
To Applyjobs@sotx.org
Physical AddressHouston, TX 77092
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Major Gifts/Planned Giving Officer

Special Olympics Texas
Posted on Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Job DescriptionMake a difference in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Texas is looking for a Major Gifts/Planned Giving Officer to develop and implement plan for individual giving. Responsible for identifying, cultivating and soliciting major gifts prospects and donors throughout the state. Nurture donor relationships through regular contact. communication and recognition. Min 10 years experience undressing-major /planned giving. Travel and weekends required. Report directly to Vice President of Resource Development. Send resume and salary history to jobs@sotx.org. Ref:CHMGPGO
Application Due DateMonday, September 22, 2014
To Applyjobs@sotx.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78752
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Marketing and Communications Manager

United Way for Greater Austin
Posted on Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 1, 2014
Job Description         EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing related field, or comparable professional experience in marketing / communications required
  • Experience in marketing / communications; three years minimum req’d; four+ preferred
  • Experience with design for print and electronic media including but not limited to Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator preferred but not required.
  • Familiarity with Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, Linkedin required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (Power Point, Excel, Word) required
 
 
JOB PURPOSE & SCOPE
The Marketing & Communications Manager will be a key member of the Marketing Team and will work closely with every other member of the team to create and execute internal and external marketing strategies, using all forms of media and communication to build, maintain and manage the reputation and activities of UWATX. He/she will participate in all strategic planning and be encouraged to contribute.
 
 
SKILL/JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills + excellent verbal skills.
  • Well-organized and able to set priorities under pressure.
  • Excellent project management skills - accuracy, timeliness, and attention to detail are essential.
  • Commitment to team environment and the success of each team member.
  • Solutions oriented perspective with creative problem solving sensibility.
  • Maintains high moral and ethical standards.
  • Good interpersonal skills, willing to learn to adapt in various professional settings.
  • Ability to work well within diverse populations.
  • Understanding of fundamental marketing principles and practices.
 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include but are not limited to:
 
  • Client services:
    • Manage relationships with vendors and key staff contacts to ensure quality of printed materials, photo and video materials, written copy and other pieces.
    • Assist in maintaining the editorial calendar of organizational initiatives as well as community opportunities, press clippings, and other relevant materials.
    • Participate in strategic planning of marketing campaigns, including project management, setting deadlines, and measuring effectiveness.
  • Writing, Design, and Content Management
  • Design, develop and write various collateral materials including brochures and campaign material, print and web ads, web copy, presentations, brochures, speeches and other marketing collateral as necessary.
  • Provide leadership in exploring new, innovative opportunities for printed and web design pieces.
  • Assist in improving the user-experience for key audiences on organization’s website, including branding, key messages and general look of the site.
  • Write content for website, including regular blog posts, and strategically develop copy for different audiences.
  • Participate in the event planning process – including small- to large-scale organizational and community events. The Manager is required to attend and work at events with and without supervision; some of these will be after office hours and on weekends.
  • Support continuing advertising and public relations activities, including collecting content and data for planning purposes as well as implementation of activities.
  • Events
  • Media
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
 
Application Due DateWednesday, September 17, 2014
To ApplySend cover letter and resume to heather.beckel@uwatx.org
Physical Address2000 E. MLK Jr. Blvd.
Austin, TX 78702
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Senior Nutrition Director

Williamson Burnet County Opportunities
Posted on Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Job DescriptionPosition:       Senior Nutrition Program Manager                  Department:  Administration
Reports To:   Executive Director                                            Status:       Exempt
 
Position Summary:  
The Senior Nutrition Program Director is responsible for overall management of the Senior Nutrition Program including, but not limited to, staff recruitment, training and supervision of personnel, ensuring compliance with funding regulations, oversight of food service, volunteer operations and budget.
 
Essential Function / Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for coordinating, updating and reviewing all program policies and procedures.
  • Staff training on all policies and procedures related to the program.
  • Staff Development.
  • Quality control of all monthly program reports and records.
  • Monitoring of all sites for compliance with safety, food production and delivery standards.
  • Developing linkages with other agencies, programs, sponsors, potential donors, media, etc., that would benefit clients, the program and the agency.
  • Development and implementation of program budget.
  • Keeping costs within budget.
  • Research potential areas of funding.
  • Grant writing.
  • Report management and submission for funding and grants.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors degree from an accredited university and 5-10 years experience in related field, additional experience may be substituted for bachelors degree.  High school diploma required. Previous experience working with non-profit agencies and federal grant programs, ability to develop and write reports, financial management experience, supervisory skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, public speaking and media contact experience helpful. Grant writing experience preferred. Successful communication with others, especially seniors and an interest in aging and the elderly. Work experience with volunteers and people with varying cultural backgrounds.
Salary Range: 40-50K; WBCO offers medical, dental, retirement, holiday and paid time off.

To apply please go to www.wbco.net/employment.  Towards the bottom of the screen, click on http:/www.wbco.careerplug.com.  Current positions are listed to the right of the screen.  Click on the position and the next screen will allow you to apply online.
To ApplyTo apply please go to www.wbco.net/employment. Towards the bottom of the screen, click on http:/www.wbco.careerplug.com. Current positions are listed to the right of the screen. Click on the position and the next screen will allow you to apply online.
Physical Address604 High Tech Dr.
Georgetown, TX 78626
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Program Manager

Women's Health & Family Planning Association of Texas
Posted on Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 1, 2014
Job DescriptionTitle X of the Public Health Services Act is a critical component of the nation’s public health infrastructure. It is the only federally funded program solely dedicated to providing reproductive healthcare to low-income and uninsured women. The Title X system is the entry point into the healthcare system for millions of American women. Title X clinics are at the forefront of efforts to reduce rates of unintended pregnancy, HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and breast and cervical cancers.

As the Title X grantee in Texas, Women’s Health and Family Planning Association of Texas (WHFPT), through its provider network, assists individuals in determining the number and spacing of their children. This promotes positive birth outcomes and healthy families. The education, counseling, and medical services available in Title X funded clinic settings facilitate the achievement of these goals. 

Job SummaryReporting to the Director of Program Management, Program Managers provide oversight to Title X Programs within each of the three geographic regions in the state. Specifically, Program Managers work closely with sub-recipients within their assigned region to adhere to Title X regulations. The Program Manager will provide technical assistance to sub-recipients to improve their management, data, and clinical systems.

 

Job Status:       Full Time, Exempt with full benefits package

 

Job Relationships:

Reports to:       Director of Program Management

Assists:              Sub-recipient Agencies

 

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study with a minimum of three years leadership experience in a healthcare setting or an associate’s degree and five years of experience in reproductive health clinical management.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare policies, reimbursement practices, funding sources, and state/federal regulations regarding reproductive healthcare.
  3. Strong project management skills in maintaining complex systems, with excellent verbal and written communication skills, and comfortable using technology as a management reporting tool.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

A.      Management

  1. Oversee the sub-recipients’ compliance in program regulations, grant programs, services, and activities that ensure positive reproductive health outcomes.
  2. Recommend to sub-recipients, modifications to improve program performance, as appropriate.
  3. Monitor sub-recipients’ support documents to ensure they maintain accurate records.
  4. Ability to maintain effective and regular interactions with WHFPT sub-recipient agencies, including but not limited to, family planning and other reproductive healthcare resources, information, and regulations.
  5. Maintain and/or update sub-recipient contact and service information.
  6. As the first point of contact for sub-recipient agencies, effectively triage concerns and issues to the appropriate WHFPT staff person or department.
  7. Facilitate sub-recipient ability to meet WHFPT Title X work plan goals and objectives, and monitor progress.
  8. Provide programmatic technical assistance.

 

B.      Legal/Ethical

  1. Assure sub-recipients’ compliance with confidentiality rules and regulations.
  2. Monitor sub-recipients’ accuracy of public information, materials, and activities.
  3. Monitor sub-recipients’ compliance with legal, ethical, regulatory, and licensing requirements.

 

C.      General

  1. Stay current with governmental and regulatory requirements affecting family planning.
  2. Maintain professional appearance, behavior, attitude, and integrity.
  3. Maintain confidentiality and ethical behavior.
  4. Guard and respect the confidentiality of all sub-recipient and personnel information.
  5. Approximately 20% work related travel.
  6. Other duties as assigned.
Application Due DateThursday, September 18, 2014
To ApplyPlease submit, as attachments, your resume, along with a cover letter, to michelle.beckham@whfpt.org. Your cover letter should include information based on the following questions: 1. What about working for this organization interests you? 2. What specific qualifications do you feel you possess that would make you an asset to WHFPT? 3. How do you achieve balance in your life? Thank you for your time and we look forward to hearing from you soon.
Physical AddressAustin, Texas 78746
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Civic Engagement Campaign Director

Texas Association of Community Health Centers
Posted on Monday, August 18, 2014

Job DescriptionCIVIC ENGAGEMENT DIRECTOR
Responsibilities
·         Lead an intensive and large-scale grassroots program in Texas
·         Develop volunteer leadership to increase support to improve the health status of their communities, strengthen their community health center, and access to care and health insurance coverage
·         Provide supervision and day to day management of civic engagement staff, including the development of projects, work plans and goal setting
·         Support and coach the all-volunteer Core Leadership Team
·         Coordinate collaborative campaign between multiple health care constituency groups working towards a common goal
·         Develop and lead trainings and programs to strengthen volunteer leadership
·         Maintain online systems to track volunteer participation; prepare project reports and work plans
·         Develop strategy and tactics and advance organizational goals
 
Qualifications
Minimum of five years’ experience, which should include but is not limited to:


·         Direct organizing experience on issue campaigns
·         Developing campaign strategies and tactics
·         Planning and conducting leadership trainings
·         Tracking and assessing the effectiveness of individual organizers, leadership teams and campaign outcomes
·         Managing a team of organizers around a common goal
·         Fundraising experience
·         Working in close collaboration with diverse constituencies, organizations and individuals
·         Leadership skills
o    Strong verbal and written communication skills
o    Ability to develop relational commitments among a diverse community of people
o    Possess individual initiative but act as a member of a team
o    Detail-oriented
o    Confident working independently and interdependently; knows when to ask for coaching or to engage others for input
o    Experienced in recruitment, facilitation, delegation, holding others accountable for commitments, working with new media
o    Excellent people and relationship building skills 
·         Commitment to building a campaign for health that relies on organizing large numbers of diverse constituencies in communities in Texas.
o    Experience with health care sector a plus; understanding of the urgency around the issue of transforming health and health care
o    Familiarity/experience developing public narratives and personal stories is highly desirable but not required
o    Knowledge of and relationships within Texas communities
 
About the Texas Association of Community Health Centers
The Texas Association of Community Health Centers, Inc. (TACHC) is a private, non-profit membership association that represents Texas safety-net health care providers. TACHC is the federally-designated primary care association for the state and is the link between federal, state and local entities providing health care for Texas’ most vulnerable populations. www.tachc.org
 
 Apply by August 22, 2014 5pm CST – send resume/CV and cover letter to resumes@tachc.org
                        
Application Due DateFriday, August 22, 2014
To ApplyApply by August 22, 2014 5pm CST – send resume/CV and cover letter to resumes@tachc.org
Physical Address5900 Southwest Pkwy, Bldg 3
Austin, 78735
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Casework Supervisor

CASA of Central Texas, Inc.
Posted on Monday, August 18, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 1, 2014
Job DescriptionSummary of Responsibility:
  • Supervision of volunteer child advocates
  • Maintain child advocate records – participates in case staffings, assists placement options, participates in program evaluation, attends court hearings and provides supervision in filing court reports
  • Coordinate child and child advocate contacts – coordinates all professional contacts; provides information regarding community resources, attends and moderates training sessions for child advocates
  • Maintains statistical case information

Essential Job Functions and Standards:

 
A.       Case Management
  1. Knowledge of child placement options, levels of care and Department Family and Protective Services (DFPS) policies and procedures.
  2. Ability to clearly convey and interpret information to others in a clear manner, both orally and in writing.
  3. Ability to work under time constraints and maintain effective job performance.
  4. Ability to identify problems in both case management and volunteer coordination and plan corrective action.
  5. Ability to make decisions independently in a consistent and timely manner.
  6. Carries a caseload of no fewer than 30 cases as assigned by a district judge.
  7. Coordinates casework responsibilities including family and child contacts, professional contacts, transportation, support services, linkage to community resources, court report monitoring, appearances at hearings and maintenance of case and child advocate volunteer files.
  8. Attend court hearings and staffing’s with child advocate.
  9. Provides notification of meetings and court hearings to child advocates.
  10. Provides timely, accurate reports for submission to the court and to other involved parties.
  11. Maintains up-to-date case files, including progress notes, reports and motions, correspondence, etc.
  12. Maintains case and child advocate statistics for funding and statistical reporting.
  13. Maintains and fosters congenial relationships with other professionals.
  14. Evaluates child advocate case activity and performance.
  1. Miscellaneous
  1. Participates in new child advocate training sessions.
  2. Participates in ongoing continuing education opportunities (in-services).
  3. Attends community meetings as agreed upon by Program Director and Executive Director.
  4. Assists in program development.
  5. Provides input for monthly newsletter.
  6. Maintains a professional, organized environment in the daily operation of the CASA office.
  7. Completes special projects and tasks as assigned.
  8. Has working knowledge of computers and software.
  9. Anything else the Executive Director deems necessary
 
 Casework Supervisor II – III only
 
C.                 Able and willing to initiate and coordinate additional areas of
                      responsibility including, but not limited to, such activities as volunteer
appreciation, in-service training, new advocate training, statistics, volunteer recruitment and participation on board committees.
 
Qualifications:       Level I - Undergraduate Degree in human services or related
experience.  Experience in providing casework services; experience in volunteer supervision.  Desired: B.S. in social
work
 
Level II – Education requirements as stated above.  At least two years experience working in a case management position with a CASA program
 
Level III – Education requirements as stated above.  At least three years experience working in a case management position with CASA of Central Texas, Inc.
Application Due DateFriday, September 12, 2014
To ApplySend Resume to info@casacentex.org. No phone calls please.
Physical Address1619 E. Common
Suite 301
New Braunfels, TX 78130
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Advancement Assistant

The Contemporary Austin
Posted on Monday, August 18, 2014

Job DescriptionThe Contemporary Austin is hiring a part-time (20 hr/wk) Advancement Assistant to support the Institutional Advancement team in the maintenance and growth of the museum's membership program. This person will fulfill membership packets and renewals, enter gift and donor information in the database, prepare acknowledgment letters and mailings, and provide general membership support, including working the membership desk at occasional evening museum events.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1-2 years experience working in donor database entry (experience with DonorPerfect preferred)
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Nonprofit experience preferred
  • Ability to work 5 days/wk preferred
  • High proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, team player
Application Due DateMonday, August 25, 2014
To ApplySend cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to hr@thecontemporaryaustin.org. No phone calls please.
Physical Address3809 W. 35th St.
Austin, TX 78703
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Special Education Paraprofessional

KIPP Austin Public Schools
Posted on Monday, August 18, 2014

Job DescriptionABOUT KIPP AUSTIN PUBLIC SCHOOLS: KIPP Austin is a network of free, public, open enrollment schools for low‐income and historically underserved students in Austin, Texas. There are currently nine schools in the KIPP Austin network: four elementary schools, four middle schools and one high school. By 2016 we will expand our network to include ten schools serving students from Kindergarten through twelfth grade. When fully enrolled, KIPP Austin will serve over 5,000 students – more than doubling the number of college-ready low-income, minority students in Austin. KIPP Austin Public Schools is part of the national network of charter schools, KIPP, the Knowledge is Power Program (www.kipp.org).
 
POSITION OVERVIEW: All KIPP Austin staff have a responsibility for ensuring that every KIPP Austin student achieves the academic skills, intellectual habits and character traits necessary to succeed in the nation’s top colleges and universities. The Special Education Paraprofessional will help support the physical and instructional needs of individual students inside and outside the classroom.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
·         48 semester hours of college credit with some emphasis on child growth and development or related subject areas; Associate’s degree preferred
·         Experience working with students or parents as approved by the employing superintendent
·         Physical and emotional endurance to deal with challenging students; maintain emotional control under stress
·         Ability to engage in restraints such as hug containment, elbow to hip containment, and two-person containment with middle school students on a regular basis
·         Ability to work with students with physical, emotional, and/or intellectual disabilities
·         Knowledge of CPR and other basic first aid techniques
·         Be physically able to lift and manipulate students if needed
·         Knowledge of classroom management and child development techniques and principles
·         Knowledge of all applicable federal, state, and local laws, guidelines, and procedures
·         Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus
 
COMPETENCIES:
·         Unwavering commitment to KIPP Austin’s mission, students, families, and community
·         Strong record of helping students achieve academic success, primarily with minority and low-income students
·         Strong desire to teach an academically intense curriculum and commit to an extended school day, week, and year
·         Desire to continuously learn and increase effectiveness as a teacher and professional; offer and receive constructive feedback
·         Willingness to be flexible and to go above and beyond to meet the needs of KIPP Austin students
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
·         Work with students in instructional and classroom activities at the direction of the teacher
·         Assist with direct academic, functional and/or specifically designed instructional or physical activities
·         Tutor individual students and help them prepare assignments or explain material they do not understand
·         Supervise and accompany special education students to the office, bus, classroom, cafeteria, etc.
·         Communicate regularly with classroom teacher and parents regarding student’s needs and progress
·         Some positions may require the employee to be able to stay with excessively disruptive or aggressive students during which time the employee may need to restrain, hold, lift, apply physical management techniques, and crisis intervention techniques for the student
·         Provide clerical support to teachers which may include, but is not limited to, creating photocopies, preparing materials, etc.
·         Perform other duties as assigned
 

 
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.
To ApplyPlease visit www.kippaustin.org and click on CAREERS to complete an online application.
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Bilingual Special Education Teacher

KIPP Austin Public Schools
Posted on Monday, August 18, 2014

Job DescriptionABOUT KIPP AUSTIN PUBLIC SCHOOLS: KIPP Austin is a network of free, public, open enrollment schools for low‐income and historically underserved students in Austin, Texas. There are currently nine schools in the KIPP Austin network: four elementary schools, four middle schools and one high school. By 2016 we will expand our network to include ten schools serving students from Kindergarten through twelfth grade. When fully enrolled, KIPP Austin will serve over 5,000 students – more than doubling the number of college-ready low-income, minority students in Austin. KIPP Austin Public Schools is part of the national network of charter schools, KIPP, the Knowledge is Power Program (www.kipp.org).
 
POSITION OVERVIEW: The Bilingual Special Education Teacher is responsible for ensuring that all special education students receive comprehensive, compassionate and equitable services in order to achieve breakthrough academic achievement and character development.  The Bilingual Special Education Teacher will serve as an intervention specialist to assist teachers in helping every child meet grade level goals and will oversee the program and systems for all students who receive special education services. All KIPP Austin staff has a responsibility for ensuring that every KIPP Austin student achieves the academic skills, intellectual habits and character traits necessary to succeed in the nation’s top colleges and universities.
 
All KIPP Austin elementary schools follow a 50/50 dual language immersion model. Bilingual Lead Teachers provide instruction in core content areas (literacy, math, science, etc.) to two homerooms daily and provide instruction entirely in Spanish; their counterpart provides instruction in English.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
·         At least 2 years of experience working as a special education teacher in an urban school (preferred)
·         Spanish fluency required
·         Experience with and strong knowledge of local and national special education laws and mandates
·         Standard Special Education certification or Probationary Special Education certification and enrollment in a legitimate university program or alternative certification program
·         Bachelor’s degree (required); Master’s degree (preferred)
 
COMPETENCIES:
·         Unwavering commitment to KIPP Austin’s mission, students, families, and community
·         Strong record of helping students achieve academic success, primarily with minority and low-income students
·         Strong desire to teach an academically intense curriculum and commit to an extended school day, week, and year
·         Desire to continuously learn and increase effectiveness as a teacher and professional; offer and receive constructive feedback
·         Willingness to be flexible and to go above and beyond to meet the needs of KIPP Austin students
 
OUTCOMES:
·         Increase student growth and achievement
·         Meet desired goals/benchmarks on Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and district-wide, state, and national assessments and measures of growth
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
·         Work with a team in a two-way immersion language educational program that promotes English and Spanish biliteracy and bilingualism
·         Collaborate with teachers to develop effective whole group practices, small group interventions, and individualized learning activities
·         Assist teachers with tracking data to determine the effectiveness of interventions
·         Lead professional development for grade level teams and the school
·         Plan and teach small groups during guided reading
·         Develop, coordinate and track individual student plans for all special services
·         Provide direct student support through small group instruction and inclusion in the general education classroom
·         Collaborate with teachers so that they provide instructional support that leads to dramatic academic gains for students; solicit and manage additional resources and support (OT/PT, etc.), where necessary
·         Monitor and lead all IEP evaluation and processes; serve as lead communicator with teachers and principal
·         Coordinate dissemination of information on student needs to principal and teachers
·         Maintain all documentation and records for individual students; ensure confidentiality in reporting
·         Monitor for compliance with state and federal laws, ensuring consistent, fail-safe and quality documentation; provide comprehensive, work with staff to provide holistic reporting of student performance data to principal; serve as lead contact for authorized visits
·         Advise teachers and principal on modification processes for state and school-wide assessments
  • Develop and revise a curriculum that is aligned with the standards of KIPP Austin and Texas
  • Assess individual student’s progress and learning needs; demonstrate a relentless focus on helping students achieve
  • Communicate students’ progress toward realizing academic and character development goals with families on a weekly basis
 
 
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.
 
 
To ApplyPlease visit www.kippaustin.org to learn more about KIPP Austin. To apply for this position, complete the online application at http://kippcareers.force.com/JobDetail?id=a0Xd0000004gHmd
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Director of Development

The Girls' School of Austin
Posted on Sunday, August 17, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 1, 2014
Job DescriptionThe position:
 
The School seeks a creative, energetic, organized fund-raiser with excellent communication and technology skills to manage the annual fund, special events, cultivate and solicit major gifts, and coordinate all other development and “friend-raising” functions.  The Girls’ School is a small school, as such, the director of development has primary responsibility for all fundrasing activities on campus and is assisted by the head of school, trustees and parent volunteers.
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Coordinate all fundraising efforts on campus, including the annual campaign and the spring Gala. 
  •  Manage all aspects of fundraising including donor follow up. 
  • Create a strong sense of community on campus that is united around supporting the activities of the school.  This includes volunteer recruitment and management.
  •  Maintain the content of development pages of the GSA website to promote the School’s online presence 
  • Work with the head of school to develop donor relations and, ultimately, solicit donations.
  •  Work with the admissions director to develop alumnae programs and follow up.
  •  Maintain the development databases and other necessary supporting documentation.
  •  Organize, oversee, attend, and in all ways champion and support our friend-raising events which currently include the annual fall back-to-school party, Grandparents Day, a book fair, and the spring gala. 
  •  Promote events internally and externally. ·        
  • Develop a parent education program around fundraising (currently the class agent program).
  •  
Qualifications
  • Prior successful fundraising/development experience is required (a minimum of 3 years); experience directing a capital campaign or a major gifts campaign is a plus.
  •  A bachelor’s degree or higher is required, master’s degree preferred. 
  • Experience developing and maintaining an online presence is desirable.
  •  Experience with development software, auction software and a database is desirable.  
  • A commitment to issues pertaining to women and girls is required. Experience in a girls’ schools is desirable.
  •  Attention to accuracy, confidentiality, details and deadlines is required. 
  •  Since all of our fundraising efforts involve working with other GSA staff and groups of parents, the development director must work well in groups.
  •  Strong writing and speaking skills are required. 
  •  
Application Due DateFriday, August 29, 2014
To ApplyPlease send resume, letter of interest and references to lschmitt@thegirlsschool.org
Physical Address2007 McCall Rd
Austin, TX 78703
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Money Management Case Manager

Family Eldercare
Posted on Friday, August 15, 2014

Job DescriptionThe Case Manager will provide representative payee and/or bill payer services to ensure financial and housing stability to include case management across the continuum of services, financial resources and referrals to collaborative agencies. The Case Manager is responsible for maintaining accurate financial records, service delivery records, accessing and reporting requirements.

Position Duties and Responsibilities
:
  • Provide comprehensive case management services to individuals in three main areas; financial, housing, basic needs
  • Maintain a caseload of 35-45 clients and files to include; eligibility/intake paperwork, case notes, individual service plan, record of all financial transactions, income/benefits and other documents as needed for program requirements
  • Develop and monitor individualized service plans to meet the needs of the client and to ensure clients live in safe and humane environment and are free from abuse, neglect and exploitation
  • Provide referrals and advocacy for clients to community resources as needed to support and stabilize the client.
  • Ensure the client’s basic needs are met with his/her benefits by managing, developing a budget and issuing payments as needed
  • Provide training, support, and consultation to volunteers. Supervise client/volunteer relationship
  • Maintain case notes, documentation, accurate accounting of benefits expenditures and organized case files
  • All other duties as assigned
Position Requirements: 
  • Required:  Bachelor’s Degree in social work, counseling, or other human-service field
    • Minimum 1 year of experience in direct client services providing case      management to the homeless, mentally ill and/or to the elderly population
    • Knowledge of Travis County social services and resources
 
  • Preferred: Masters Degree in a Human- Service field
    • Bilingual, fluent in Spanish
    • 2 years of experience in direct client services, case management and using community service resources for adults who are elderly, disabled, or victims of abuse, neglect or exploitation.
    • Knowledge of Travis County social services.

To ApplyPlease email cover letter and resume to sgauthier@familyeldercare.org No phone calls.
Physical Address1700 Rutherford Lane
Austin, TX 78754
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Director of Accounting

The Khabele School
Posted on Friday, August 15, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 1, 2014
Job Description

The Khabele School, a non-profit private school, is currently seeking a full-time Director of Advancement. Our vibrant community consists of 102 employees across three campuses located in downtown and South Austin who are passionate and empathetic individuals with a real desire and dedication to providing quality education.


- About Khabele -

Founded in 2001, the Khabele School is an independent, coeducational day school. The Khabele School is an International Baccalaureate® (IB) World School offering the Diploma Programme. Our South Austin campuses serve children 18 months old through Elementary, and are Montessori-based programs. Across our entire school, we purposely nurture the community's contextual elements. These elements include school culture and teacher authenticity, as well as individual contextual elements like character, mental models, and self-concepts. We take care of the spirit and heart of each child by providing preeminent character development, conflict resolution, and mindfulness curricula. We are dedicated to a climate that honors the learning styles, temperaments, and multiple intelligences of all children.


Our goal is to empower every child's creative and joyous spirit and guide them toward a lasting love of learning and a true experience as an active member of a supportive community.

- Job Summary -
The Director of Accounting reports to the Head of Operations, and will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities at our School. In addition, the Director of Accounting will be involved in supporting presentations to the board finance and audit committee and will work closely with the senior leadership team.

The Director of Accounting will lead all day-to-day finance operations of a $6 million budget and supervise the organization's bookkeeper/staff accountant including functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and grants administration. The Director of Accounting will ensure that our school has the systems and procedures in place to support effective program implementation and conduct flawless audits. The Director of Accounting will work closely with program leaders and their staffs, not only to educate them regarding finance and accounting procedures but also to explore how the finance function can support program operations. 

Finance and Accounting Leadership Responsibilities:
  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements. 
  • Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and program budgets and actual expenditures. 
  • Coordinate all audit activity.
  • Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership abreast of the nonprofit's financial status; 
  • Assist our school's leadership in the annual budgeting and planning process; administer and review all financial plans and compare to actual results with a view to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate.
  • Support the Head of Operations in engaging the board's Finance committees around issues and trends in financial operating models and delivery.
  • Oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting; ensure that expenditures are consistently aligned with grant and program budgets throughout the grant/fund period; collate financial reporting materials for government, corporate, and foundation grants.
Team Leadership Responsibilities: 
  • Leverage strengths of the current finance team members, help to clarify roles and responsibilities and develop and implement training programs in order to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals; 
  • Provide leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization; create and promote a positive and supportive work environment.
Qualifications:
This is an extraordinary opportunity for a leader with seven to ten years of accounting and finance experience, ideally beginning in accounting and audit, followed by experience gathering, valuating, presenting and reporting financial information to executive teams and external stakeholders. S/he will ideally have experience in deferred income, financial reporting for a complex nonprofit or school that has multiple programs, and excellent customer service skills.

  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and unwavering commitment; a proactive, hands-on strategic thinker who will own, in partnership with the Head of Operations, the responsibility for finance
  • Minimum of a BA; CPA and/or MBA preferred
  • Solid experience coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll, and accounting for investments
  • A track record in grants management as it relates to compliance and reporting of government, corporate and foundation grants is essential
  • Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; advanced knowledge of QuickBooks
  • Commitment to recruiting, mentoring, training, and retaining a diverse team; the foresight and ability to delegate accordingly
  • Keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which allows for strategic data interpretation versus. simple reporting
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, board or other outside partners
  • Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers
This is a salaried position offering full-time benefits, generoud paid time off, and a unique working environment.
To ApplyPlease email your cover letter and resume to hr@khabele.org.
Physical Address801 Rio Grande
Austin, TX 78701
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Volunteer Coordinator

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area
Posted on Friday, August 15, 2014

Start DateFriday, August 15, 2014
Job DescriptionFull time, exempt
Monday thru Friday and able to work occasional weekends
$30,000-$33,000 per year
 
The Volunteer Coordinator directs and manages the volunteer program for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area. The primary concern is focused on the meeting volunteer needs of the organization, training of volunteers, volunteer management, and other duties as assigned. This includes recruitment, training, placement, management, retention and recognition of volunteers. The Volunteer Coordinator position includes oversight of individual volunteers placed in Clubs, one-time group volunteer events, and re-occurring volunteer groups. The Volunteer Coordinator also assists with annual Resource Development and Club events as needed. This position will be the community liaison, representing BGCAA to local civic, faith, school, university, and other groups. This position requires public speaking, knowledge of the organization, organizational skills, and a demonstrated ability to work with people.
 

 
Application Due DateMonday, September 1, 2014
To ApplyPlease submit your resume and cover letter to Emily.Brake@bgcaustin.org
Physical Address5407 N Interstate 35
%23400
Austin, TX 78723
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Director of Advancement

The Khabele School
Posted on Friday, August 15, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 1, 2014
Job DescriptionThe Khabele School, a non-profit private school, is currently seeking a full-time Director of Advancement. Our vibrant community consists of 102 employees across three campuses located in downtown and South Austin who are passionate and empathetic individuals with a real desire and dedication to providing quality education.

- About Khabele -

Founded in 2001, the Khabele School is an independent, coeducational day school. The Khabele School is an International Baccalaureate® (IB) World School offering the Diploma Programme. Our South Austin campuses serve children 18 months old through Elementary, and are Montessori-based programs. Across our entire school, we purposely nurture the community's contextual elements. These elements include school culture and teacher authenticity, as well as individual contextual elements like character, mental models, and self-concepts. We take care of the spirit and heart of each child by providing preeminent character development, conflict resolution, and mindfulness curricula. We are dedicated to a climate that honors the learning styles, temperaments, and multiple intelligences of all children.


Our goal is to empower every child's creative and joyous spirit and guide them toward a lasting love of learning and a true experience as an active member of a supportive community.


- About this Position -

The Director of Advancement works in partnership with the Head of School, board and staff to meet our annual and long-range development goals. This includes capital campaigns for long-term construction projects, fundraising for the annual campaign, pursuing major gifts, and overseeing an annual fundraising event. This key leadership position also supports the Head of School in managing the school’s external relations.

 

This Director of Advancement creates an annual development plan and takes primary responsibility for implementing the plan to meet giving goals from individuals, corporations and foundations. The position also manages timely donor and prospect reports in our donor software program. The Director of Advancement also determines strategies to reach the school’s goals and reinforce the brand.


Reports To: Head of School

 

Accountable for: Meeting the annual goal for individual giving, planned and institutional giving, and events; building community awareness of our School and its mission.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities: Responsible for supervising support staff, interns and volunteers as needed.

 

Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement strategically planned activities required to meet gift revenue goals.

  • Create and implement strategies to identify, cultivate, solicit, secure and steward donors and grants.

  • Provide support and guidance to the Head of School and the Board of Trustees in all activities related to fundraising and donor relations.

  • Oversee relationship management activities, delegating wherever appropriate to staff and/or volunteers.

  • Lead the research, identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of the grant program targeting foundations and corporations grants.

  • Create and implement a planned giving program.

  • Prepare an annual case for support directed at individual donors.

  • Implement and manage donor recognition programs.

  • Work with the Finance Department to ensure accurate and timely recording of revenue and expenses.

  • Support and strategically guide the work of the Development Committee and be responsible for implementing the committee’s work.

  • Provide input and guidance to the Board Executive Committee to ensure that key investors are being cultivated.

  • Work collaboratively with the Communications Department and public relations firm to ensure brand alignment.

  • Develop plan in tandem with the Communications Department and public relations firm for delivering key messages, using the best and most cost effective methods for communication, including print and electronic materials and social media.

          

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five to ten years development experience with proven success in soliciting and securing major gifts, transformational gifts and/or planned giving from individuals, corporations, foundations and/or government.

  • Five to ten years experience growing a large donor base totaling at least $1 million annually.  

  • Three to five years of experience managing and leading an advancement department.

  • Proven success in building long-term relationships with donors, volunteers, and staff.

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and design a program that will expand the school’s community position.

  • Flexibility to work beyond regular office hours.

  • Superior managerial and leadership skills.

  • Strong team player with collaboration skills to work within a multi-site organization.

  • Excellent writing skills.

  • Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with electronic giving and social media.
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Suite and donor management software.

 

This is a full-time, salaried position offering benefits, paid time off, and unique working environment.


 

 

To ApplyPlease email your cover letter and resume to hr@khabele.org
Physical Address801 Rio Grande
Austin, TX 78701
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Registered Dental Assistant/Patient Navigator

AIDS Services of Austin
Posted on Thursday, August 14, 2014

Job DescriptionJoin AIDS Services of Austin as a Registered Dental Assistant/Patient Navigator at the Jack Sansing Dental Clinic! The Registered Dental Assistant/Patient Navigator provides chairside assistance and patient navigation services to HIV-positive patients in a fast-paced and rewarding environment.  
 
The mission of AIDS Services of Austin (ASA) is to enhance the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS. For more than 27 years, ASA has provided a continuum of services to the greater Central Texas area.
 
Essential Tasks:
  • Provide chairside assistance to Director of Dentistry and staff dentists. Prepare operatories; set up instruments, trays, and supplies; maintain equipment for proper functioning; and maintain proper infection control.
  • Take medical/dental histories and vital signs, prepare patients for treatment, inform patients about dental procedures, and provide oral after-care instruction.
  • Work with new patients to bring them into care, take x-rays, and complete new patient documentation and processing.
  • Follow up with patients after involved treatment procedures to ensure their well-being, clarify appropriate use of medications, and check understanding of post-operative care instruction.
  • Communicate with a subset of patients to determine and help address barriers that may prevent patients from attending their appointments.
  • Ensure smooth patient flow, including emergency patient scheduling and routine treatment needs, in collaboration with other clinic staff.
  • Create electronic medical record in the clinic’s database, complete medical and dental history, and maintain accurate patient charts.
  • Perform all duties pertaining to supporting dental care delivery.
  • Comply with all agency and dental clinic policies and procedures.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of dental equipment, materials, procedures (including infection control procedures), terminology, and chart preparation
  • Fine motor skills and ability to ensure the safe handling and transfer of dental instruments, equipment, and supplies
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills, and customer service skills
  • Bilingual/bicultural (English and Spanish) skills highly preferred
  • Ability to help patients navigate health/dental care system and link patients with services when necessary
  • Ability to work closely with case managers from various social service agencies
  • Ability to relate pleasantly and professionally with patients of diverse cultures, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities and/or expressions
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment, maintain strict confidentiality standards, and adhere to professional standards as defined by state and federal regulations
  • Ability to take all precautionary steps to ensure the protection and integrity of protected health information
  • Ability to make sound decisions in accordance with agency policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Basic knowledge of front desk operations and ability to learn Dentrix scheduling system
  • Skill in operating various office equipment, such as personal computer, calculator, copy machine, facsimile machine, and telephone system
  • Ability to perform routine sitting, standing, walking, bending, reaching, lifting, and stooping during the course of day
Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Dental Assistant Registration Certificate issued by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners required
  • X-ray certificate issued by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners required
  • At least one year of experience as a dental assistant required
  • Nitrous oxide supervision certificate preferred
  • Experience in patient navigation, case management, social services, or a related field very helpful
 
Benefits for this position include medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, vacation time, sick leave, personal leave, holiday pay, eligibility to participate in retirement plan, and workers’ compensation.
 
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position. ASA is an equal opportunity employer.
 
Closing Date: Open until filled
To ApplySubmit a cover letter, agency application (available at www.asaustin.org/about_careers), and resume via mail to AIDS Services of Austin, Attention: Human Resources, P.O. Box 4874, Austin, TX 78765; via fax to 512-452-3299; or via e-mail to asa.hr@asaustin.org. No phone calls, please.
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Empower Instructor

Skillpoint Alliance
Posted on Thursday, August 14, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 1, 2014
Job DescriptionThis position’s primary purpose is to instruct to various levels of computer classes to Empower trainees. Ensure that classroom activity runs smoothly during class, and that clients have received quality service through interaction and additional classroom assistance as well as providing administrative services.
Application Due DateSunday, August 31, 2014
To ApplySubmit cover letter, short writing sample and resume to dtonche@skillpointalliance.org. No phone calls please.
Physical Address201 East 2nd Street
Suite B
Austin, 78701
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Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Workers Assistance Program
Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Start DateTuesday, September 2, 2014
Job DescriptionQualifications/Requirements
Graduated from an accredited high school or GED equivalent. Experience may be substituted for education.  Effective communication skills; ability to work independently, and ability/flexibility in taking on new and varied responsibilities as needed as well as completing repetitive tasks, ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.  Must be responsible, detail-oriented, dependable and professional, maintaining a good working relationship with the staff, and communicate effectively orally and in writing (English & Spanish). Ability to lift boxes weighing up to 40 pounds containing client files. Background, experience or knowledge in some of all of the following areas:
• Large office copy systems
• Computer systems (data entry, word processing, databases, special reports, scanners)
•  Filling, Binding, & Collating
•  Postage meter/mailing procedures, faxing
•  Experience with Macintosh computers for data entry and word processing tasks is preferred.
 
Duties/Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Activity Leader, the Admin Assistant will be responsible for the following activities:
 
Reception Coverage:
•           Promptly answer the phone professionally, route calls appropriately, take messages if needed. 
•           Greet clients and WAP visitors.  
•           Maintain the confidentiality of clients, client information, and other WAP information
•           Maintain some working knowledge of WAP programs;
 
Records Management: 
• Serve as the back up person for record management to perform the following:
• Assist internal custodian of records with responding timely to court subpoenas i.e. retrieval of
            files in records department or from off site storage facility.
• Maintain record of files
• Responsible for the physical security of files using a double lock system
• Consistently inventory records system for files out of date
• Properly store/dispose of documents according to procedures
 

Admin Support

•    Data Entry
•    Filling Records
     Assist  the Office Manager of any needed building maintenance (light bulbs out, ceiling leaking, etc.).
 
 
Special Projects
•           Special projects as directed by the Supervisor.
 
Misc: Meet or exceed contract or deliverable objectives; Responsible for personal critical/quantified performance measures; Document all service activity in designated database, electronic calendar, and other appropriate work databases as assigned; Respond to customer request & complaints in a timely manner and document service provided; Consistently communicate with internal stakeholders per email protocol

Please note that this position may be ask to work additional hours as needed 25-30 hours.  Hours are from 10am to 3pm Monday through Friday.
Application Due DateFriday, August 22, 2014
To ApplyPlease submit your resume and cover letter to hradmin@workersassistance.com. Please note that this position may be ask to work additional hours as needed 25-30 hours. Hours are from 10am to 3pm Monday through Friday.
Physical Address4115 Freidrich Lane, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78744
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Education Technology Project Manager

KIPP Austin Public Schools
Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Job DescriptionABOUT KIPP AUSTIN PUBLIC SCHOOLS: KIPP Austin is a network of free, public, open enrollment schools for low‐income and historically underserved students in Austin, Texas. There are currently nine schools in the KIPP Austin network: four elementary schools, four middle schools and one high school. By 2016 we will expand our network to include ten schools serving students from Kindergarten through twelfth grade. When fully enrolled, KIPP Austin will serve over 5,000 students – more than doubling the number of college-ready low-income, minority students in Austin. KIPP Austin Public Schools is part of the national network of charter schools, KIPP, the Knowledge is Power Program (www.kipp.org).

POSITION OVERVIEW: The KIPP Austin Education Technology Project Manager will be responsible for managing the concurrent implementation of multiple enterprise level applications/systems.  This position will coordinate and manage all aspects of the implementation timeline from internal needs assessments, to actual software deployment and configuration.  A key component for this position is providing remarkable communication skills and customer service in every situation. The Education Technology Project Manager must be an individual who embraces continuous improvement and innovation, is willing to get his/her hands dirty, and relishes the challenge of finding ways to work smarter and more cost-efficiently.   The Education Technology Project Manager will also have a passion for accountability; ensuring that projects are completed on time, that goals are met, and that reports are transparent and timely.
 
This position is based at the KIPP Austin Shared Services Team (SST) office in East Austin and will travel to the other KIPP Austin schools in South Austin as necessary.  The Education Technology Project Manager will also work closely and collaboratively with teachers, school leaders, and the KIPP Austin SST. 
 
This is an ideal opportunity for an entrepreneurial individual looking to enhance, develop and project manage technology systems, and processes to help a thriving, successful organization reach its next level of growth.  
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
KIPP Austin Education Technology Project Manager candidates will have the following:
·         Education and Experience
o   Bachelor’s degree (required), master’s degree (preferred)
o   Three years of experience in a technology project management role
o   Project Management Professional (PMP) certification (preferred)
o   Experience developing, implementing, and refining systems, processes, and/or protocols
o   Ability to identify an issue, structure and implement a problem-solving approach
o   Ability to engage and inspire a wide range of audiences
o   Experience developing Gantt charts and using other common project management techniques/tools
·         Technical Skills
o   Experience with cloud based hosted applications
o   Experience with single sign-on technologies
o   Experience with technology vendors
o   Understand client/server applications architecture and management
o   Understand basic network and server architecture
o   Experience supporting SIS and data management systems (Skyward, DMAC, NWEA MAP, etc.)
·         Strong Communication & Organizational Skills
o   Experience leading complex, cross-functional projects to successful completion
o   Meticulous attention to detail with an ability to produce high quality work in a dynamic environment
o   History of over-communication to stakeholders with excellent written and verbal communication skills
o   Ability to work under pressure and remain calm in the midst of changing circumstances
o   Ability to rapidly adapt and respond to changes in the environment and priorities
 
All KIPP Austin staff members will demonstrate the following:
·         Unquestioned integrity and commitment to the KIPP Austin mission and KIPP Austin community
·         A clear, authentic and transparent sense of your strengths and areas of growth as a professional; an ability to easily adjust tone
·         Demonstrate a commitment to continue professional development individually
·         Ability to break down complex information into comprehensive parts, ask questions, synthesize and analyze
·         Willingness to be flexible and to go above and beyond to meet the needs of KIPP Austin students
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
·         Create and maintain project plans that identify expectations, deliverables, tasks, milestone dates, status, and resource allocation.
·         Manage day-to-day operational aspects of multiple, concurrent projects including the facilitation of client/team meetings, communication of status, change control process and problem resolution/escalation.
·         Apply appropriate project management techniques to minimize risk and ensure the success of all projects. 
·         Apply team leadership principals to guide teams through all phases of projects.
·         Prepare and deliver written and oral presentations of project proposals, and status reports.
·         Establish and maintain regular written and in-person communication; Develop and maintain technical documentation related to assigned functions and responsibilities.
·         Manage request for proposal (RFP) processes.
·         Report on metrics to stakeholders via email, and regional dashboards.
·         Ensure that a remarkable level of customer service is provided.
·         Complete post-project evaluations to determine how results were achieved.
 
 
Salary is based on years of experience, degree of education, and level expertise. A competitive benefits package is also offered, as well as a performance bonus program.

Please expect up to 4 weeks for a response to this application. In-person interviews will begin the week of 9/1. 
To ApplyComplete the online application at http://kippcareers.force.com/JobDetail?id=a0Xd0000004h0bK or visit www.kippaustin.org for more information
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Economic Opportunity Organizer VISTA

Texas Food Bank Network
Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Start DateTuesday, November 4, 2014
Job DescriptionJoin the innovative Client Empowerment Corps and build partnerships that will alleviate the causes and effects of food insecurity.

The Texas Food Bank Network leads a unified effort for a hunger-free Texas. We assist hungry Texans through a statewide network of twenty-one food banks, lead the public discussion on hunger in Texas, and strengthen the anti-hunger movement through collaboration and capacity-building. The Client Empowerment Corps is an innovative new program focused on alleviating the upstream, economic causes of hunger as well as the downstream effects of hunger on health. VISTAs will assess local communities, build non-traditional partnerships to increase client access to new services, and strategically incorporate the voices of hungry Texans into the public conversation on hunger through story-banking and other initiatives.


Member Duties:
Economic Opportunity Organizers will be placed in 5 of our 21 member food banks across Texas. VISTA members will work with the food bank to complete a community assessment identifying local needs and available resources related to economic opportunity. Following this assessment VISTAs will develop new, or strengthen existing partnerships to increase food bank clients’ access to financial support services. VISTAs will also engage clients in contributing their voices to a statewide story bank, as well as facilitate client advisory groups.


Economic Opportunity Organizer positions are open at:
• North Texas Food Bank-Dallas (start date-November 4, 2014)
• Capital Area Food Bank-Austin (start date-November 4, 2014)
• San Antonio Food Bank (start date-November 4, 2014)---2 positions open
• Houston Food Bank(start date-November 4, 2014)---2 positions open
• East Texas Food Bank-Tyler(start date-November 4, 2014)


Benefits:
• Your choice of $5,645 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award or a $1,500 end-of-service stipend
• Student loan forbearance 
• Payment of Interest Accrual on student loans
• Post-service US federal government employment incentives and opportunities
• Monthly living allowance of $928-$983
• Relocation allowance if moving over 50 miles
• Basic health care benefits
• Childcare assistance (if applicable) 
• Network of 23 VISTAs serving with the Client Empowerment Corps 
• Network of over 180,000 AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers and alums

Learn more about VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) at http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-vista

Qualifications:
• College Graduate
• Interest in innovative approaches to addressing poverty
• Driver‘s License and access to a reliable vehicle
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Minimum 18 years of age
• Responsible for finding your own housing 
Application Due DateFriday, September 12, 2014
To ApplySend resume and cover letter to Katie at kmalaspina@tfbn.org by September 12th.
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78749
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Pre-School Teacher

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Job DescriptionThrough grant funding, the YMCA of Austin will be implementing Early Learning Readiness (ELR) programs. The ELR program model is designed to help informal family, friend, and neighbor caregivers prepare their child for school.
 
Pay rate: $10.00- $11.00/hr
 
This program is designed for adult caregivers (moms, dads, grandparents, neighbors, nannies, etc) and the children for whom they care.  Grant dollars fund three program sessions, with sessions lasting 1 semester each. Participants will meet twice per week for two hours each day at Lucy Read Pre-Kindergarten, in North Austin, Uphaus Early Childhood Center, in Dove Springs, and Allan Elementary in East Central Austin. 
We are looking to hire bilingual classroom facilitators to work directly with the caregivers and the kids at the three sites. Staff lead 2 weekly sessions per week and would create models and implement program curriculum for adult caregivers and children. Staff must be able to motivate and connect with all program participants.  The position is open for bilingual Spanish/English facilitators only. Minimum Qualifications:
·         Must be a minimum of 20 years of age upon date of hire and have graduated from high school
·         Child care experience, especially infant & early childhood
·         Curriculum planning experience, preferred but not required
·         Must commit to 2 semesters of work at the YMCA with the ELR program
·         Must be bilingual
·         Experience or training facilitating groups
·         Strong communication and group facilitation skills
·         Team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude
·         Reliable transportation
·         Must pass two criminal background checks
·         Applicants must be interested in contributing to our mission of putting Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Days/Hours: Approximately two to four classes a week Mon & Wed classes or Tues &Thurs classes 8:30 – 11:30 AM with an additional 3-4 hours of planning per week Friday 9am-1pm -- approximately 9-10 hours/week in total. There is an option to teach at multiple sites resulting in 10-16 hours weekly.

Required Certifications: CPR, First Aid, Child Abuse Sexual Prevention, Bloodborne Pathogens (trainings provided after hiring)

Benefits:
Paid training hours.
Free CPR / FA certifications.
Steady weekly hours:  10-16 hours/week.
Individual membership to all YMCA's of Austin (over $600.00/year value);
Voluntary 403b Retirement Account

To Apply:  Qualified applicants may submit YMCA employment application or resume, morning availability to Samantha Ryan Samantha.ryan@austinymca.org
To ApplyTo Apply: Qualified applicants may submit YMCA employment application or resume, morning availability to Samantha Ryan Samantha.ryan@austinymca.org
Physical AddressAustin , TX 78705
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Classroom Assistant

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Job DescriptionMEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition...Do it!) is a 10 week childhood obesity intervention program.

The YMCA of Austin is looking for staff to fill positions at 6 locations across Austin and Hays.
 
MEND is a multi-component healthy lifestyle program encompassing education on healthy eating, fun games to stimulate an active interest in physical activity, and behavior modification techniques to boost self-confidence. Program meets twice a week over the 10 weeks, typically a weekday evening and a Saturday morning.
 
The MEND program is grant funded for the entire 2014-15 school year. Upcoming sessions will be fall (September-October). Opportunities to work subsequent sessions will be based on performance.


We are looking for Classroom Assistants to join our team. 
 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS
·         Deliver 20 x 1 or 2 hour Nutrition and/or Mind (behavior change) sessions and all associated activities.
·         Must attend all trainings.  4full days
o   Saturday September 20, 9am-4pm
o   Saturday September 27, 10am-4pm
o   Friday October 3, 9am-4pm
o   Saturday October 4, 9am-4pm
·         Program Assistants are needed to work roughly 5 hours per week; one weekday (either Tuesday or Wednesday) from approx.  5:30pm to 8:00pm and Saturday mornings approx. 10am to 1pm.
·         MEND programs will start September 30 and run for 10 weeks.
·         Must successfully complete the MEND training and pass post-training assessment.
·         Collect and record children’s data at the Healthy Growth Checks I and II.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR INDIVIDUAL POSITIONS
 
Classroom Assistant: Bilingual Staff Required
·         Past experience working with groups and children.
·         Confident talking and working with parents and children.
·         Organized and punctual
·         Must be bilingual
·         Past experience with data entry preferred.
·         Ability to step in and perform exercise leader component.
·         Enthusiastic and capable person who can adapt to necessary situations and assist Leaders wherever necessary.
·         Must pass criminal background check.
·         Pay Rate: $12.00-$15.00
Benefits:
Individual membership to all YMCA’s of Austin (over $600/year value)
Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account
 
TO APPLY:
 
Apply through the Resumator here:
 
http://austinymca.theresumator.com/apply/z0GeaX/Classroom-Assistant.html
 
Please do not apply if you cannot meet ALL responsibilities, requirements and qualifications.
To ApplyTO APPLY: Apply through the Resumator here: http://austinymca.theresumator.com/apply/z0GeaX/Classroom-Assistant.html
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78705
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Physical Activity Leader

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Job DescriptionMEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition...Do it!) is a 10 week childhood obesity intervention program.

The YMCA of Austin is looking for staff to fill positions at 6 locations across Austin and Hays.
 
MEND is a multi-component healthy lifestyle program encompassing education on healthy eating, fun games to stimulate an active interest in physical activity, and behavior modification techniques to boost self-confidence. Program meets twice a week over the 10 weeks, typically a weekday evening and a Saturday morning.
 
The MEND program is grant funded for the entire 2014-15 school year. Upcoming sessions will be fall (September-October). Opportunities to work subsequent sessions will be based on performance.


We are looking for Physical Activity Teachers to join our team. 
 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS
·         Deliver 20 x 1 or 2 hour Nutrition and/or Mind (behavior change) sessions and all associated activities.
·         Must attend all trainings (4 full days – paid training)
o   Saturday September 20, 9am-4pm
o   Saturday September 27, 10am-4pm
o   Friday October 3, 9am-4pm
o   Saturday October 4, 9am-4pm
·         Physical Activity Teachers are needed to work roughly 3 hours per week – one weekday (either Tuesday or Wednesday) from approx. 6:30 to 8:00pm and Saturday mornings, approx. 11-Noon.
·         MEND programs will start September 30 and run for 10 weeks.
·         Must successfully complete the MEND training and pass post-training assessment.
·         Collect and record children’s data at the Healthy Growth Checks I and II.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR INDIVIDUAL POSITIONS
Physical Activity Teacher:
·         Must have experience leading groups of adults and kids.
·         Candidate should have a background in Exercise Science or Nutrition.
·         Interested in contributing to the mission of the YMCA.
·         Team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude.
·         Must pass criminal background check.
·         Pay Rate: $16.00-$18.00
Benefits:
Individual membership to all YMCA’s of Austin (over $600/year value)
Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account
 
TO APPLY:
 
Apply through the Resumator here:
 
http://austinymca.theresumator.com/apply/Cj7HTo/Physical-Activity-Teachers.html
 
Please do not apply if you cannot meet ALL responsibilities, requirements and qualifications.
 
To ApplyTO APPLY: Apply through the Resumator here: http://austinymca.theresumator.com/apply/Cj7HTo/Physical-Activity-Teachers.html
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78705
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College Readiness Advocate

Austin Partners in Education
Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Start DateMonday, August 18, 2014
Job DescriptionBasic Function and Responsibility:
The primary responsibility of College Readiness Advocates is to provide academic tutoring to high school students in order to help them meet college readiness standards outlined by the Texas Success Initiative. This is a part-time position (29 hours per week).  The College Readiness Program does not run during AISD breaks.
 
Characteristic Duties and Responsibility:
  • Lead individual and small-group tutoring sessions as assigned at AISD high schools
  • Advise students regarding college readiness standards at various high schools throughout Austin
  • Create and foster effective  one-on-one relationships with students to ensure program participation and encourage a college going culture
  • Effectively track student attendance, academic progress, and student engagement
  • Collaborate with APIE and AISD faculty and staff to increase student attainment of  college ready status per the Texas Success Initiative
  • Work with Program Supervisors to determine students’ academic roadmap and preparedness for the TSI Assessment
  • Assist with the coordination of student participation in the TSI Assessment testing administrations
  • Recruit selected students and contact parents to inform them of program services and student progress
  • Establish, maintain, and utilize partnerships with on-campus contacts
  • Identify and provide additional tools and resources (including referrals) to students (e.g. FAFSA, TASFA, college application process, etc.)
  • Help facilitate College Readiness Advocate meetings
  • Provide feedback in improving program curriculum and communication strategies with students.
  • Assist College Readiness Program Supervisors with logistic coordination
 


 
Supervision Received:
APIE College Readiness Program Supervisors

Hourly Rate: $13.00

Qualification Standards:
Education:
Bachelor Degree in Education, Social Work or related field
Experience tutoring and/or mentoring middle or high school students required
Graduate experience a plus
Spanish fluency a plus
 
Skills / Knowledge / Ability:
  • Must be available at least 29 hours per week with availability between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Educational training in secondary education or strong reading, writing, and math skills (pre-algebra, algebra, and basic geometry and statistics)  
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Good organizational skills and flexibility a must
  • Strong communication skills; verbal and written
  • Ability to thrive both in a collaborative environment and in situations with minimal supervision
  • Candidate will exhibit strong initiative and must be able to adapt quickly
  • Candidate will exhibit strong tenacity in challenging situations
  • Must be positive, personable, and able to relate well to diverse populations, with a particular emphasis on working with young people ages 16-18
  • Strong leadership skills with an ability to foster and grow relationships with high school students, including mentoring and motivating
  • A proven “self-starter” with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively while observing and complying with all standards of the supervision
  • Must have a commitment to work collaboratively and harmoniously with the APIE staff, colleagues, community resource agencies, and school district personnel.
  • Able to manage multiple job functions simultaneously
  • Comfortable asking questions and follow-up as needed
  • Valid driver’s license with access to reliable private transportation
Application Due DateFriday, August 29, 2014
To ApplyPlease email resume, a cover letter, and three professional references to careers@austinpartners.org. No phone calls, please. Thank you for your interest!
Physical Address8000 Centre Park Drive
Suite 220
Austin, TX 78754
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Bastrop Reforestation Program Coordinator

Tree Folks, Inc.
Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Job DescriptionJob Title: Program Coordinator                                                     Date: 8/13/14
Reports to: Executive Director                                                       FLSA Status: Exempt
Supervises: Tree Planting Vendors & Volunteers                        Job Classification: 40 hrs/wk
Summary:   The Program Coordinator is the face of TreeFolks to the community.  The position implements TreeFolks’ mission by coordinating the Bastrop County Community Reforestation Program for reforesting private property.  Tree planting expertise, professional and courteous communication and attention to detail are essential elements of this position that will ensure success, supporting the long term sustainability of the organization and the wildfire recovery effort. 
 
Major Duties and Responsibilities:  The Bastrop Reforestation Program Coordinator implements the operations of the Bastrop Community Reforestation Project and serves as one of two primary contacts between TreeFolks and landowners, volunteers, and stakeholders in the region. The Program Coordinator is responsible for field activities, including ground-checking and mapping sites, survival studies, volunteer supervision and training, and vendor supervision. This is a 50% field position and involves some weekend work particularly during the planting season (Oct-March).
 
Essential Functions:
 
1.     Implement Operations of the Bastrop Community Reforestation Project:  
a.    Serve as primary TreeFolks point of contact for private landowners seeking reforestation services and information.
b.    Coordinate with resource management agencies and stakeholders to reforest private property.
c.    Implement community outreach to promote reforestation services, register landowners, and to provide public relations.
d.    Assist in coordinating reforestation workshops.
e.    Schedule on-site reforestation consultations with qualifying landowners and develop detailed site plans for tree planting vendors and volunteers.
f.     Train and manage vendor tree planting crews and volunteers for tree planting and distribution events. 
g.    Implement quality control measures for vendors and volunteers to ensure trees are planted properly and according to the planting plan.
h.    Evaluate program impact and recommend opportunities to improve the effectiveness and increase the capacity of the program.
i.      Assure compliance for reforestation project grants and contracts.
j.      Update and maintain records to track correspondence with landowners.
k.    Assist in updating and maintain records to track hours worked, volunteer hours, donated materials or services, and overall impact.
l.      Ensure that citizens of Bastrop are treated fairly, equitably, and courteously. 
 
2.    Community and Public Relations – Assure TreeFolks and its mission, programs, products, and services are consistently presented in a strong, positive image.  Provide website, calendar and/or newsletter updates as appropriate
 
3.    Facilities & Operations Management - Assist the Executive Director in managing the field operations and the facility, including equipment, resources, and records. 
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1.    ISA Certified Arborist or ability to acquire certification within one year
2.    Preferred degree in Biology, Forestry, Ecology or closely related field and hands-on, practical reforestation / forest restoration experience
3.    Strong public speaking, interpersonal, and written communication skills
4.    Dedication to providing great customer service
5.    Detailed project management and organizational skills
6.    Ability to contribute and work as a team member within the organization and with partners
7.    Ability to lead groups of volunteers and community groups
8.    Ability to facilitate and make presentations to community groups
9.    Ability to work weekends and evenings
10.  Understanding of nonprofit, mission based organizations
11.  Must maintain driver’s license in good standing
12.  Ability to identify and recommend areas for professional development annually
13.  Provide open, honest feedback as needed and through performance reviews
14.  Computer literacy, including familiarity with GPS, GIS, and Microsoft Office.
 
Essential Physical Demands of the Job include lifting, climbing, walking, stooping, bending, reaching, speaking, hearing, and vision. Includes working indoors and outdoors, in hot, cold, wet, dry, loud and quiet environments.  Occasional hazards include exposure to tree maintenance equipment, and an office that has exposure to dust and odors. 
 
This position reports directly to the Executive Director.  This job description is not limited to the specific duties and responsibilities outlined.  The employee may be required to perform duties of a similar or comparable nature and/or assist with projects or assignments are required.

 
This position closes September 10, 2014.
 

To ApplyPlease send 1) Letter of application and 2) Resume to employment@treefolks.org.
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Afterschool Teacher (Crew Leader)

Side by Side Kids
Posted on Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Start DateMonday, August 25, 2014
Job Description
Summary: The Side by Side Kids afterschool program empowers elementary-aged students through recreation, tutoring and academics, and a daily faith-based character study. Side by Side Kids is currently looking for crew leaders (afterschool teachers) that are high-energy, intentional individuals. $10/hour, 7-16 hours a week.

Responsibilities: Crew Leaders manage an afterschool classroom of 10-12 elementary-aged students. Must be able to work at least two days a week – Monday/Wednesday, Tuesday/Thursday or Monday through Thursday during the hours of 2:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Applicants must be available to work at least one school semester.
 
Requirements: Applicants should have graduated from high school or have acquired a GED. Applicants are not required to have an education background, but should come ready-to-learn about managing a classroom, teaching and mentoring elementary-aged kids, and being open to direction. Applicants should be passionate about working with children, intuitive about the needs of others, and ready for a challenge. Preference is given to applicants with experience working with kids and to those proficient in the Spanish language, though not mandatory.

Additional attributes SBSK looks for:
· Creative and quick-thinking
· Community-minded
· Friendly and energetic
· Enjoys interacting, mentoring, playing with and teaching youth
· Dedicated and hard-working

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED or higher
 
Work Site: J.J. Pickle/T.A. Brown Elementary Schools, Austin, TX
 
Hourly Rate: $10

Start Date: 8/25/2014
 
End Date: 12/11/2014

Note: Side by Side Kids, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. 

To ApplySubmit a cover letter detailing your interest in the position, applicable assets in working with youth and families, along with your resume, to request an application to: celia@sidebysidekids.org.
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Development Director

Manos de Cristo
Posted on Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 8, 2014
Job DescriptionManos de Cristo seeks an experienced Development Professional to lead it’s fundraising efforts in accordance with best practices and industry standards for high quality, donor-centered philanthropy. The Development Director contributes to agency’s fiscal health by creating and implementing short and long-term fundraising strategies to support the mission and goals of Manos de Cristo. The position works closely with the Board of Directors, Executive Director, and agency staff to raise operational and capital for a growing organization. Current strategies include but are not limited to securing private and public grant funding; conducting special events; securing major gifts from individuals, churches, and corporations; growing a monthly giving program; and, conducting direct mail campaigns . The Development Director is responsible for oversight of all communications and public relations in support of the development goals, including the agency newsletter, annual appeals, website, videos, presentations, social media and media relations. The Development Director oversees a Development and Communications Team of 3 full-time and 1 part-time staff member, which includes a Communications Manager, Donor Relations Coordinator, Development/Communications Coordinator, and Major Gifts Manager. The Development Director is a member of the agency’s Administrative Team and is instrumental in developing agency annual budgets.
 
 
Major Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Create and implement a development plan that details how the organization solicits donors and identifies funding sources to support the goals of Manos de Cristo’s Strategic Plan; share and communicate the plan with senior staff and Board of Directors.
  • Work closely with the Development Committee of the Board of Directors to raise or cause to be raised funding to support the agency’s mission as part of the Board Member responsibilities.
  • Ensure adequate knowledge and fundraising skills for Board, Executive Director, and Development staff, including providing training and other Board development.
  • Direct and manage Development/Communications Department staff, including recruitment, hiring, training, and employee evaluation.
  • Oversee and direct all Manos de Cristo fundraising strategies, such as major gifts, special events, monthly giving, grants program, and donor/volunteer relations.
  • Work closely with the designated grant writer in researching and soliciting grants, writing reports, and conducting stewardship/site visits with foundations.
  • Conduct and personally cultivate and solicit donors and conduct personal stewardship.
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with Manos’ major donors though customized, donor-centered cultivation and stewardship activities.
  • Conduct analysis of development plan activities to determine effectiveness of development strategies, including bi-annual and annual analysis. Use information to develop future planning.
  • Work closely with the Finance Director and other agency staff to develop realistic, measurable agency annual budgets and program budgets.
  • Attend Board, Finance, and Development Committee Meetings; help plan and prepare for Development Committee Meetings.
  • Responsible for branding the agency, focusing on a strategy that expands the target audience through community relations, speaking engagements, newsletters and charitable events.
  • Provide direction and oversight of the agency’s Communications Program to increase and promote brand identity and agency visibility.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
 
Qualification/Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business management, communications, marketing/sales, or nonprofit leadership with a minimum of 5 years or more professional fundraising experience. 
  • Minimum of 3 years managing a fundraising team and ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated relationship building, solicitation skills, and negotiation skills.
  • Persuasive writing, strong verbal communication and the ability to interact at the executive level.
  • Understanding of the needs in the community related to Manos de Cristo’s mission and ability to relate to low-income persons and persons from various cultural backgrounds.
  • Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software or comparable donor management program.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc) and email communications programs.
Application Due DateFriday, September 5, 2014
To ApplyInterested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Julie Ballesteros, Executive Director at jballesteros@manosdecristo.org. Manos de Cristo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Physical Address4911 Harmon Avenue
Austin , TX 78751
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Part Time Executive Assistant

Council on At-Risk Youth
Posted on Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Start DateMonday, August 25, 2014
Job DescriptionPosition: Part time (20 hours) assistant for the Executive Director of the progressive nonprofit, the Council on At-Risk Youth. Manages daily office operations, maintains calendar, schedules meetings, coordinates travel, handles general correspondence, and prepares proposals, reports and charts. Performs general administrative duties with the ability to exercise independent judgment and prioritize work schedule. Attends board meetings and special events.
 
Qualifications:
·       Must be able to multi-task and manage multiple projects.
·       Strong organizational skills.
·       Excellent typing, proofreading, grammar, spelling, and computer skills (Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint and MS Word).
·       Detail oriented and able to communicate effectively in oral and written forms.
·       Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
·       Ability to work afternoons, as necessary.
Application Due DateWednesday, August 20, 2014
To ApplySend resume, cover letter, and three references to info@cary4kids.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78705
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Youth Advisor

Council on At-Risk Youth
Posted on Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Start DateFriday, August 1, 2014
Job DescriptionPosition: Full time Youth Advisor (Case Manager) conducting youth violence prevention program with serious disciplinary students for progressive non-profit organization Council on At-Risk Youth. (See www.cary4kids.org). Manages caseload of 100 aggressive and abusive middle school students; conducts small group skills training using Aggression Replacement Training curriculum; follows up on individual behavioral counseling and mentoring; conducts one weekly after-school program and delivers bi-monthly parent empowerment training groups.

Requirements: Minimum MA in psychology, social work or human services area; preferred license or in process. Bilingual is preferred. Three years paid work experience in special education, corrections or mental health setting. Group skills are essential. Eight hour work days five days a week during regular school hours. 

Benefits: Paid health care and retirement; paid sick leave and holiday time. Position located within public school setting.

Application Instructions: Send complete updated resume and cover letter with stated reasoning for application for this particular job. Requires one year contractual commitment. Please no phone calls at this time.
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Application Due DateTuesday, July 1, 2014
To Applysend resume and cover letter to info@cary4kids.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78705
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Developmental Disabilities Policy Fellow

The Arc of Texas
Posted on Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 1, 2014
Job DescriptionStart date: September 1, 2014

Organization:
The Arc of Texas creates opportunities for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to actively participate in their communities and make the choices that affect their lives in a positive manner. Since our founding in 1950 by a group of parents of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, The Arc at the local, state and national level has been instrumental in the creation of virtually every program, service, right, and benefit that is now available to more than half a million Texans with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Today, The Arc continues to advocate for including people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in all aspects of society.

Description:
The Arc of Texas, a statewide nonprofit organization, has an immediate opening for a full time Developmental Disabilities Policy Fellow. The Policy Fellow will report directly to the Director of Governmental Affairs and will have a unique opportunity to learn about and be involved in shaping policies to improve the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The Policy Fellow will be involved in a wide variety of professional development activities. The Policy Fellow will receive the training and mentoring needed to develop a deep understanding of public policy and the skills, knowledge and experience needed to collaborate and effectively work together with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, young professionals and other stakeholders to promote self-determination and self-advocacy in Texas.

The Policy Fellow will:
  • Assist and conduct trainings with self-advocates, families and allies on advocacy and public policy
  • Attend and participate in public policy activities, meetings, hearings, conferences and trainings
  • Identify public policy issues that will create or improve public programs/policies that support individuals to actively participate in their communities
  • Develop education and public awareness materials on key public policy issues
  • Develop and provide in person trainings and webinars on disability policy issues and effective community organizing strategies
  • Research, develop and implement a public policy campaign
  • Research and write a white paper on an identified public policy goal
  • Develop a Texas Public Policy Campaign Toolkit to identify opportunities and barriers to recruit and engage stakeholders including, people with developmental disabilities, family members and young professionals 
  • Actively participate in stakeholder group meetings to get input from families, self advocates, new/young professional advocates and other stakeholders
  • Work closely with The Arc of Texas Governmental Affairs team, Governmental Affairs Committee, self-advocates and partners on issues related to intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Actively participate in professional development opportunities, including participating in an advanced training with the Midwest Academy Organizing for Social Change
  • Communicate with funders as outlined in funding agreements, including written reports
  • Coordinate with funder’s staff on attending meetings of the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities as requested
  • Work with the Director of Finance and Administration on project sustainability
  • In state travel, and one out of state trip
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Governmental Affairs
  • During the 84th Legislative Session some long hours and weekend work will be required
 
Required Qualifications:
• Recent graduate (within 24 months) of a post-graduate program in law, social work, public policy or related program OR a self-advocate, parent or sibling of a person with a disability with demonstrated post-graduate level skills and knowledge in public policy advocacy
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong research skills
• Ability to collaborate with others
• A commitment to working full-time in Austin for the two-year duration of the project

Preferred:
An individual who is bilingual and has a passion/interest in disability and systems change advocacy.
The Arc of Texas is an equal opportunity employer and offers a full benefits package including 403B, 100% employer paid health, life and ADD. Vision insurance is available at a low cost to employees. In addition The Arc of Texas offers generous leave and holiday time off to all employees. Salary range is $40,000 – $45,000

Duration:
This position is grant funded and is anticipated to last two years from Sept. 1, 2014 through Aug. 31, 2016.

To Apply:
Email a cover letter and resume to: resume@thearcoftexas.org, subject line "The Arc of Texas Policy Fellow Position." The cover letter should describe your interest in the
position and include an explanation of how your experience meets the minimum qualifications and prepares you for the responsibilities outlined in the job description.

No phone calls please.
This posting will remain open until the position is filled.
To ApplyEmail a cover letter and resume to: resume@thearcoftexas.org, subject line "The Arc of Texas Policy Fellow Position."
Physical Address8001 Centre Park Drive
Suite 100
Austin, TX 78754
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Operations Manager

EcoRise Youth Innovations
Posted on Monday, August 11, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 15, 2014
Job Description
ABOUT ECORISE
EcoRise Youth Innovations inspires a new generation of leaders to design a sustainable future for all. Our school-based program empowers youth to tackle real-world challenges in their schools and communities by teaching ECO-LITERACY, DESIGN & SOCIAL INNOVATION.  Now entering its sixth year, EcoRise is preparing to launch in 55+ schools this fall and is developing the systems, services and technology necessary to support educators around the world.
 
 
POSITION OVERVIEW
The Operations Manager is responsible for handling our daily operations including oversight of finances, data, communications and purchasing. This individual will work closely with the Executive Director and program team. Candidates must be highly organized, demonstrate exceptional writing and communication skills and have experience managing social media platforms.
 
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
* Asterisks indicate high importance

  • DAILY OPERATIONS*:  Manage and maintain purchasing, general inquiries, and CRM database.

  • FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT*:  Maintain and update financial records. Work with bookkeeper to prepare board reports and submit required tax forms.
 
  • SOCIAL MEDIA, NEWSLETTERS & OUTREACH*:  Develop and oversee social-media strategy. Create engaging newsletters, blogs and social media campaigns. Update website and online profiles. Represent EcoRise at community events.
 
  • BUILD TEAM:  Recruit & manage interns and volunteers to assist with marketing, social media, administration and development, as needed.
 
  • GRANT MANAGEMENT:  Research grant opportunities and track grant goals, calendar and proposal status.  Ensure timely submissions & assist with writing and reporting.
 
  • COMMUNITY STEWARDSHIP:  Manage and update the CRM system and assist in cultivation of donors and community partners.
 
 
REQUIREMENTS     
  • Operations management knowledge with keen aptitude for strengthening systems/infrastructure
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including strong presentation skills
  • Highly organized with superb attention to detail
  • Managerial experience; recruited and supervised staff, interns and/or volunteers
  • Strong computer literacy skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Financial management & bookkeeping experience
  • Experience managing social media platforms and public communications
  • Driven personality with high standards and quality work
  • Ability to work an alternative schedule that will include occasional evenings and weekends
  • Willingness to use personal vehicle for travel
  • Commitment to transparency, communication and self-reflection
  • Passion for the mission of organization
 
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Background in operations, business, finance or related field
  • Working knowledge of WordPress, Quickbooks and graphic design programs
  • Experience with fundraising and donor management
  • Familiarity with sustainability principles, methods of design-thinking and social entrepreneurship
  • Experience in nonprofit environment
 
 
START DATE:  Mid-September to early-October (start date flexible)
 
 
PAY & BENEFITS
This is 20-25 hr/wk position, with an hourly-rate based on experience. Benefits include health insurance, paid time off, professional development opportunities, flexible hours and the opportunity to work remotely. Our office is located in a beautiful, LEED-gold building in central East Austin right off the light rail – and we’re surrounded and inspired by over a dozen social-profit organizations.
 
 
HOW TO APPLY
Submit a resume and cover letter to info@ecorise.org  by August 29th, 2014. No phone calls, please. Be sure to reference Operations Manager in the subject line.  Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.
 
To learn more about EcoRise Youth Innovations, visit www.ecorise.org
Application Due DateFriday, August 29, 2014
To ApplySubmit a resume and cover letter to info@ecorise.org by August 29th, 2014. No phone calls, please. Be sure to reference Operations Manager in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.
Physical AddressAustin
TX 78702
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Director of Community Partnerships

EcoRise Youth Innovations
Posted on Monday, August 11, 2014

Start DateMonday, October 13, 2014
Job Description
ABOUT ECORISE
EcoRise Youth Innovations inspires a new generation of leaders to design a sustainable future for all. Our school-based program empowers youth to tackle real-world challenges in their schools and communities by teaching ECO-LITERACY, DESIGN & SOCIAL INNOVATION.  Now entering its sixth year, EcoRise is preparing to launch in 55+ schools this fall and is developing the systems, services and technology necessary to support educators around the world.
 
 
POSITION OVERVIEW
EcoRise Youth Innovations seeks a new team member for the position of the Director of Community Partnerships. This individual will cultivate and advance relationships with key community allies for the purpose of enriching our school program, building awareness, and increasing financial investment. Working closely with the Executive Director, this individual will focus on building cross-sector partnerships with businesses, municipalities, universities, and service organizations throughout Texas. The Director of Community Partnerships will map current partners, identify opportunities for growth, and develop a diverse network of industry partners representing the sectors of energy, water, waste, transportation, design, engineering and more.
 
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

 
Development
 
  • Broaden and diversify donor base by identifying new prospects and cultivating business and municipal sponsors.
 
  • Develop clear and compelling partnership proposals, including benefits, media recognition, and volunteer engagement opportunities.
 
  • Collaborate with the Board, Advisory Council and key community allies to identify and explore new avenues of support.
 
Program
 
  • Build network of green professionals, designers, and social entrepreneurs to serve as volunteers, host field trips, and provide in-kind donations.
 
  • Identify industry partners to host Youth Design Challenges focused on sustainability topics.
 
  • Secure regional and national partnerships supporting program expansion in new communities.
 
Outreach
 
  • Leverage social media platforms as a tool for relationship building and cultivation.
 
  • Identify partners and media channels which raise the visibility and profile of the organization.
 
  • Represent EcoRise at community events, conferences and presentations.
 
 
REQUIREMENTS     
  • Proven track record of partnership building with businesses, government, and community organizations
  • Superb interpersonal skills, with a natural disposition to connect and collaborate
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including strong presentation skills
  • Strong aptitude for strategic planning and project management
  • Strong management experience; recruited and supervised staff, interns and/or volunteers
  • Excellent technology and computer literacy skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work an alternative schedule that including occasional evenings and weekends
  • Willingness to use personal vehicle for travel
  • Driven personality with high work standards
  • Passion for the mission of the organization
  • Commitment to transparency, communication and self-reflection
  • Creative mind, positive attitude and curious learner
 
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Background in business, marketing/sales, fundraising, or community organizing
  • Working knowledge of WordPress and graphic design programs
  • Grant writing and fundraising experience
  • Personal networks in the communities of sustainability, design, and social innovation
 
 
START DATE:  Mid-October – early November
 
 
PAY & BENEFITS
This is a full-time position, at a salary based on experience. Benefits include health insurance, paid time off, professional development opportunities, flexible hours and the opportunity to work remotely. Our office is located in a beautiful, LEED-gold building in central East Austin right off the light rail – and we’re surrounded and inspired by over a dozen social-profit organizations.
 
 
HOW TO APPLY
Submit a resume and cover letter to info@ecorise.org  by September 5, 2014. No phone calls, please. Be sure to reference Director of Community Partnerships in the subject line.  Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.  
 
To learn more about EcoRise Youth Innovations, visit www.ecorise.org
Application Due DateFriday, September 5, 2014
To ApplySubmit a resume and cover letter to info@ecorise.org by September 5, 2014. No phone calls, please. Be sure to reference Director of Community Partnerships in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.
Physical AddressAustin
TX 78702
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Maintenance Manager

People's Community Clinic
Posted on Friday, August 8, 2014

Job DescriptionEnsure that the work environment is safe and suitable for employees and patients and manage vendors in an efficient and cost effective way.  Responsible for day to day building operations, risk management, resolving repair issues, asset inventory and responding to building emergencies.  Minimum three years’ experience in facilities/maintenance work; some college and nonprofit experience preferred.  Knowledge of equipment and facility maintenance procedures and safety protocols.  Able to multi-task in fast-paced environment and interact successfully with people of diverse backgrounds.  Self-starter with the ability to analyze problems, propose solutions and accomplish goals with minimal supervision.  Must have some computer knowledge.  EOE  This is a full time position with good benefits.
To ApplyEmail letter of interest and resume to hr@austinpcc.org
Physical Address2909 North IH 35
Austin, TX 78722
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Product Recovery Assistant

Capital Area Food Bank of Texas
Posted on Friday, August 8, 2014

Job DescriptionProduct Recovery Assistant
 
I. JOB SUMMARY
The objective of this position is to provide assistance with the training and maintenance of volunteers and volunteer groups in sorting, labeling, and distribution of food and grocery products.  Assists in other areas of the warehouse as needed.
 
II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Material handling from warehouse to product recovery area.
  • Evaluate donated products according to established food safety standards.
  • Orient and maintain volunteer groups and projects.
  • Oversee volunteers in the sorting, boxing, and preparing food and grocery products for distribution.
  • Maintain supplies needed for product recovery operations, including boxes, tape, soaps and disinfectants, sponges, labels, etc.
  • Keep product recovery work areas clean and organized, remove trash, recycle cardboard, and promote overall cleanliness and inspection readiness.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Product Recovery Manager or Assistant Manager.
  • Operates forklifts, jacks, and other equipment in a safe manner.
  • Effectively work with large numbers of volunteers
 
III. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
A.   Education, Experience, and Training
  • Experience in warehousing and demonstrated ability to operate all warehouse equipment.
 
B.   Knowledge and Skills
  • Knowledge with providing effective training and delegation of others.
  • Knowledge of warehousing procedures preferred.
  • Knowledge to organize and manage multiple projects, setting priorities and working independently under aggressive timelines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrates good judgment and discretion.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work cooperatively with other Food Bank staff and volunteers.
  • Ability to represent the Food Bank in a professional manner under a variety of conditions.
 
IV. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE
     ACCOMMODATION
 
  • Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, repetitively lift and carry 50 lbs., perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle, and operate motor equipment.
 
  • Conditions may include working inside, working around machines with moving parts and moving objects, radiant and electrical energy, working closely with others, working alone, working protracted or irregular hours, and traveling by car, van, bus, and airplane.
 
  • Equipment (machines, tools, devices) used in performing only the essential functions include computer and related equipment, typewriter, calculator, copier, fax machine, telephone, and automobile.                                     
 
 
 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work to be performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.
 

 
 
No recruiters, phone calls or walk-ins please.
The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.
To ApplyPlease click on the following link to apply for the position: http://www.austinfoodbank.org/careers/full-time/Volunteer-Project-Assistant.html
Physical Address8201 S. Congress Ave.
Austin , TX 78745
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Community Events Coordinator

Capital Area Food Bank of Texas
Posted on Friday, August 8, 2014

Job DescriptionCommunity Events Coordinator
 
 
I. JOB SUMMARY
 
The Community Events Coordinator is responsible for developing, coordinating, implementing and maintaining food/fund drive, sponsored events, and cause-related marketing campaigns that effectively support and advance the work of the Capital Area Food Bank. The position works closely with community partners to identify specific program/event requirements and coordinates the Food Bank’s support of these programs/events including logistical needs, volunteer recruitment, public relations and overall event planning with Development staff, Marketing staff, Operations staff, and the Food Bank’s other departmental leadership and staff to effectively support and expand the work of the Food Bank’s Community Partners.
 
II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
  • Coordinate food/fund drives, sponsored events and cause-related marketing campaigns including, but not limited to implementation and logistical coordination. In-house logistical coordination includes volunteer recruitment, operational logistics, public relations, creative services (graphic and printed material), staff scheduling, training and debriefing, follow-up, etc. External logistics include working with community partners, venue representatives, and other external event organizers regarding their requirements. Respond to inquiries, research and resolve problems related to community events; serve as liaison with other constituencies in the resolution of day-to-day administrative and operational issues.
  • Monitor foodrive@austinfoodbank.org and food/fund drive hotline and respond promptly and courteously to e-mail, voice mail, and walk-in requests regarding food/fund drives, sponsored events and cause-related marketing campaigns by answering questions, distributing coordinator kits, and distributing registration forms. Review registration forms submitted by donors for inaccuracies and incompleteness. Provide appropriate and prompt follow-up.
 
II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Continued…
  • Work with Community Relations Director, Community Events Manager and finance department to correctly code incoming community event donations. Enter and review event information in development database and coordinate event data and weekly thank you letters.
  • Produce detailed planning documents for events requiring the greatest level of support and maintain and distribute the community event spreadsheet.
  • Represent the Food Bank at community events (often evenings and weekends).
  • Work with appropriate Food Bank staff to coordinate speaker appearances and tours requested by community event registrants/community partners.
  • Represent the food bank in face-to-face meetings with community partners by giving tours, speaking to community event groups and attending fairs as needed.
  • Assist Community Events Manager with preparing for events where large quantities of money are handled. Maintain secure cash handling procedures involving event volunteers and Food Bank representatives.
  • Maintain inventory of event equipment (tables, chairs, tent, tubs, etc.), conduct periodic and annual inventory of equipment, and recommend replacement of equipment as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Community Relations Director.
 
III. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
A.   Education, Experience, and Training
  • Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Major course work in Business, Non-Profit or a related field preferred. Each year of experience as described below in excess of the required 2 – 3 years may be substituted for thirty semester hours from an accredited college or university on a year-for-year basis.
  • One – two year’s full-time, wage-earning experience in a volunteer and special events coordinator position required.
  • Demonstrated experience successfully coordinating community volunteers.
 
 
B.   Knowledge and Skills
  • Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge™ database management software preferred.
  • Knowledge to organize and manage multiple projects, setting priorities and working independently under aggressive timelines.
  • Knowledge of office applications including Microsoft Office, Excel, Email, and Internet Research.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Good judgment and discretion; strong ethical character capable of handling confidential and financial information.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with other staff, volunteers, agency representatives, event organizers, and the general public.
  • Ability to represent the Food Bank in a professional manner under a variety of conditions.
  • Ability to provide excellent client service to community event partners, along with managing client expectations and changing client needs.
  • Ability to successfully manage relationships with multiple donors and prospects.
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to work effectively in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple concurrent projects and events, work independently with minimal supervision, and adhere to deadlines in a high-energy, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to think innovatively and entrepreneurially about expanding event opportunities for the Food Bank.
 
 
 
 
IV. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION
  • Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, repetitively lift and carry up to 50 lbs., perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle, and operate motor equipment.
  • Conditions may include working inside, working around machines with moving parts and moving objects, radiant and electrical energy, working closely with others, working alone, working outdoors, working protracted or irregular hours, and traveling by car, van, bus, and airplane.
  • Equipment (machines, tools, devices) used in performing only the essential functions include computer and related equipment, typewriter, calculator, copier, fax machine, telephone, and automobile.
 
 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work to be performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
No recruiters, phone calls or walk-ins please.
The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.
To ApplyPlease click on the following link to apply for the position: http://www.austinfoodbank.org/careers/
Physical Address8201 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78745
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Capital Campaign Manager

Capital Area Food Bank of Texas
Posted on Friday, August 8, 2014

Job DescriptionCapital Campaign Manager
 
I. JOB SUMMARY
The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas seeks a Capital Campaign Manager, a newly-created, full-time position responsible for supporting the implementation and completion of a $20.5 million capital campaign. This fundraising effort will fund the construction of a new 135,000 square foot facility, program and fleet expansion. The Capital Campaign Manager will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Development Officer, Development Director, Board of Directors, Capital Campaign Committee, Food Bank staff and volunteers to assist in carrying out a comprehensive fundraising plan targeting individuals, corporations and government agencies to support this initiative.

II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Be instrumental in driving the second half of a $20.5 million capital campaign that supports the construction of a new facility, program and fleet expansion; from a public launch in September 2014 through the ground-breaking, building grand opening and campaign completion (Spring 2016);
  • Manage prospect lists and research, develop and execute targeted cultivation plans and solicitation strategies for a range of prospects; prepare and provide to staff board members and volunteers for solicitations;
  • Work collaboratively with the CEO, CDO and Development Director to cultivate identified prospects and assist in the preparation of proposals;
  • Work collaboratively with the CDO and Development Director to manage regular reporting; tracking and acknowledgements;
  •  Work collaboratively with the CDO, Development Director and Marketing and Communications Director in managing the writing and development of capital campaign print and electronic materials
  • Work collaboratively with the CDO, Development Director and Marketing and Communications  Director in producing campaign communications, creating content for the e-newsletter and talking points for the media; integrate campaign milestones into ongoing public relations outreach;
  • Manage cultivation and recognition events, private events, milestone events; participation in donated or in-kinds goods related to events;
  • Manage the capital campaign budget and pledge schedule in concert with the Chief Financial Officer and Controller;
  • Ensure that data related to prospects and donors is recorded and tracked in electronic and hard copy files; manage campaign record keeping, evaluate progress towards goals, prepare periodic/regular reports on fundraising;
  • Ensure donor acknowledgment, stewardship and public recognition, as appropriate;
  • Work collaboratively with consultants to acquire organizational information as needed;
  • Work closely with the capital campaign committee and community volunteers on projects and timelines as assigned;
  • Participation in solicitations as appropriate; and
  • Other duties, as assigned.
 
 
 
 
III. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
Education, Experience, and Training
  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • 5-7 years of professional capital campaign experience, with a proven track record of success in meeting or exceeding goals; fundraising experience in  individual giving and/or major gifts, and the tracking/monitoring of pledges;
Knowledge and Skills
  • Knowledge of the Central Texas philanthropic community;  
  • Experience in scheduling and staffing solicitation calls and conducting follow up stewardship actions;
  • Superior verbal and written communications skills;
  • Demonstrated experience in event planning and management;
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills, capable of working effectively cross departmentally, with board members, volunteers, consultants, and donors/prospects;
  • Energetic, self-motivated, deadline driven, flexible and adaptable with a sense of customer service, able to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced environment;
  • A team player with the ability to motivate others; and
  • Computer fluency in MS Office, Raiser’s Edge or other donor database software, and knowledgeable about the role of technology and electronic communication in fundraising.
 
IV. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE
     ACCOMMODATION
  • Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, lift and carry under 50 lbs., perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle, and operate motor equipment.
  • Conditions may include working inside, working around machines with moving parts and moving objects, radiant and electrical energy, working closely with others, working alone, working protracted or irregular hours, and traveling by car, van, bus, and airplane.
  • Equipment (machines, tools, devices) used in performing only the essential functions include computer and related equipment, typewriter, calculator, copier, fax machine, telephone, and automobile. 
 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work to be performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.
 

 

No recruiters, phone calls or walk-ins please. 
 
The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.
 
To ApplyPlease click on the following link to apply for the position: http://www.austinfoodbank.org/careers/full-time/Capital-Campaign-Manager.html
Physical Address8201 S. Congress
Austin, TX 78745
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Bilingual Nutrition Educator

Capital Area Food Bank of Texas
Posted on Friday, August 8, 2014

Job DescriptionBilingual Nutrition Educator
 
 
I. JOB SUMMARY
The primary objectives of this position are to provide nutrition education to the population served by the Capital Area Food Bank.
 
II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
  • CHOICES Nutrition Education Program class instruction conducted in Spanish/English.
  • Ability to stay on task and fulfill the SNAP-Ed requirements.
  • Assists with revising of class curriculum, evaluations (i.e. pre and post tests), and other class materials as needed to meet the needs of the clients and SNAP-Ed requirements.
  • Assist with marketing the CHOICES Nutrition Education Program to SNAP-Ed eligible sites through phone calls, email correspondence, or one-to-one scheduled visits. 
  •  Provides accurate and timely data entry into proper excel sheet for Education Administration Reporting System (EARS) report. 
  • Submits accurate closed class data and evaluation results by assigned deadline to Nutrition Education Manager for each nutrition education course taught.     
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by Supervisor in support of the goals of the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas.   
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.
 
III. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
A.   Education, Experience, and Training
 
  • Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Major course work in Nutrition, Health Education, Science or a related field preferred.
  • One year full-time, wage-earning experience in nutrition education.
  • Excellent proficiency in Spanish.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. In particular, the ability to understand and organize detailed information and to write about or talk extemporaneously on that information.
B.   Knowledge and Skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of nutrition, food, and food safety. Demonstrated ability with group training or experience in community nutrition or community health education.
  • Ability to work cooperatively under pressure with a diverse range of people. Demonstrated ability to communicate tactfully with all members of society.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects with attention to detail and accuracy while adhering to deadlines in a high-energy, fast-paced environment.
  • Exercise good judgment and discretion; strong ethical character capable of handling confidential information.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, the Internet and non-profit software (Nutrition analysis software preferred).
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to be flexible with working hours to meet the client and class schedule. (includes evenings and weekends)  
  • Ability to work effectively with other Food Bank staff and volunteers.
 
IV. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE
     ACCOMMODATION
 
  • Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, lift and carry up to 50 lbs., perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle, and operate motor equipment.
  • Conditions may include working inside, working around machines with moving parts and moving objects, radiant and electrical energy, working closely with others, working alone, working protracted or irregular hours, and traveling by car, van, bus, and airplane.
  • Equipment (machines, tools, devices) used in performing only the essential functions include computer and related equipment, typewriter, calculator, copier, fax machine, telephone, and automobile.
 
 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work to be performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.
 

 
 
No recruiters, phone calls or walk-ins please.
The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.
To ApplyPlease click on the following link to apply for the position: http://www.austinfoodbank.org/careers/full-time/Bilingual-Nutrition-Educator.html
Physical Address8201 S. Congress
Austin, TX 78745
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Financial Administrator

Inter Cooperative Council
Posted on Friday, August 8, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 15, 2014
Job DescriptionEmployment Opportunity:    Financial Administrator – full time position

Location:                                 Central Austin – West Campus

Salary Range:                        $58,000-$68,000

The Inter-Cooperative Council, a non-profit student housing cooperative, seeks a dynamic and enthusiastic person to complete the four-person administrative team. The Financial Administrator spends about half of their workweek performing the full spectrum of bookkeeping functions and other day-to-day affairs for the 188-member organization. The balance of the time is used to perform challenging work in the areas of organizational management, strategic financial planning and presentation, leadership training, and cooperative development.

Our ideal candidate has at least five years of full time accounting (or equivalent) work experience with the self-discipline to work through the heads down accounting tasks, a passion for financial analysis, and proven ability to effectively communicate complex information to diverse audiences – especially college students. Written, verbal, interpersonal, and software skills should all be very well-developed. Most importantly, we want someone excited to embrace the cooperative business model. If this sounds like you, please do apply.
In addition to the salary, the position comes with a $950 monthly benefit allowance, 24 days of PTO, 11 paid holidays, and a flexible work environment.

Four or more years of full time equivalent professional experience is required.
 
To apply, send resume and thoughtfully composed cover letter to hiring@iccaustin.coop by August 22, 2014.
Application Due DateFriday, August 22, 2014
To ApplySend resume and thoughtfully composed cover letter to hiring@iccaustin.coop
Physical Address2305 Nueces St
Austin, TX 78705
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Office Custodian

Capital Area Food Bank of Texas
Posted on Friday, August 8, 2014

Job DescriptionI. JOB SUMMARY
 
This position performs routine (daily, weekly, monthly) manual tasks in maintaining the cleanliness, sanitary conditions, and appearance of the building (office areas and parking lot) and to perform higher level specialized custodial tasks. 
 
II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  •  Cleans all bathrooms, offices, hallways and any other assigned areas by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing and polishing.
  • Empties and decontaminates trash containers.
  • Moves, rearranges and dusts furniture and fixtures.
  • Cleans floors using mops and/or machines.
  • Sweeps sidewalks, porches and tiled surfaces.
  • Operates wet/dry vacuum for cleaning and shampooing carpeted areas.
  • Reports needs for painting and minor building or equipment repair to supervisor.
  • Minor equipment repair and maintenance as well as some painting.
  • Replaces light bulbs and/or reports safety hazards to supervisor.
  • Performs custodial related duties necessary to maintain cleanliness and sanitary conditions.
  • Performs many varied custodial tasks necessary for the upkeep of buildings and grounds.
  • Serves, as needed on a specialized set-up crew with principal responsibilities for setting up tables, chairs, and other furniture for special meetings, banquets or other occasions.
 
III. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
A.      Education, Experience, and Training
 
·         Must be able to lift, push, or pull at least 50 pounds.
·         Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
·         Ability to represent the Food Bank in a courteous and professional manner.
·         Ability to work cooperatively with other staff, volunteers, agency personnel, and store employees.
 
B.   Knowledge and Skills
 
·         Highly motivated, with the ability to work independently, take initiative, participate as an effective team
          member and follow tasks through to completion.
·         Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
·         Demonstrates good judgment and discretion.
·         Demonstrates the ability to work cooperatively with other Food Bank staff and volunteers.
·         Ability to represent the Food Bank in a professional manner under a variety of conditions.

IV. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE  ACCOMMODATION
  •  Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, repetitively lift and carry up to 50 lbs., perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle, and operate motor equipment.
  •  Conditions may include working in inclement weather, working around machines with moving parts and moving objects, radiant and electrical energy, working closely with others, working alone, working protracted or irregular hours, and traveling by car, van, bus, and airplane.
  •  Equipment (machines, tools, devices) used in performing only the essential functions include computer and related equipment, typewriter, calculator, copier, fax machine, telephone, and automobile.        
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work to be performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.
To ApplyPlease click on the following link to apply for the position: http://www.austinfoodbank.org/careers/full-time/OfficeCustodian.html No recruiters, phone calls or walk-ins please. The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.
Physical Address8201 S Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78745
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Activity Leader

Christian Outreach Foundation
Posted on Thursday, August 7, 2014

Start DateTuesday, September 2, 2014
Job Description

ACTIVITY LEADER

 

Starting date: September 2, 2014

 

Hours:

Monday: 1:45 PM – 6:00 PM

Tuesday – Thursday: 2:20 PM – 6:00 PM

Friday: 2:30 PM – 6:00 PM

 

Pay: $10 per hour

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Great communication, organization skills, and positive energy required. Past experience working with children is helpful. An individual who is reliable, organized, has great time management skills and is self motivated but can work well in a close knit team will excel in this position.

 

English/Spanish bilingual reccommended.

 

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for the safety and wellbeing of 12-15 students after school while promoting a positive learning and developmental atmosphere.

 

Teach daily bible study

Help students with homework and reading

Engage students in sports and recreational activities

Assist students in the computer lab

Teach easy to follow life skills lessons

Complete daily classroom clean up duties

Communicate with Program Director and Site Supervisor

Application Due DateThursday, August 28, 2014
To ApplyEmail resumes to: De Olagundoye: de@christianoutreachfoundation.com
Physical Address3601 Webberville Road
Austin, TX 78702
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Site Supervisor

Christian Outreach Foundation
Posted on Thursday, August 7, 2014

Start DateMonday, August 18, 2014
Job Description

Outreach Afterschool Job Opportunities

Outreach Afterschool is hiring motivated, caring and enthusiastic after school staff for the 2014-2015 AISD school year. Come join the Christian Outreach Foundation team in helping to make a difference in the lives of at risk elementary students in the Austin community!

 

Available Job descriptions listed below:

 

SITE SUPERVISOR

 

Position Start Date: August 18,  2014

Hours: 25 Hours Per Week; Must be available from 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM Each Day

Pay: $12 per hour

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Past experience working with children is required along with great communication & organization skills and positive energy. An individual who is reliable, organized, has great time management skills and is self motivated but can work well in a close knit team will excel in this position.

 

English/Spanish bilingual candidates preferred.

 

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Prepares daily supplies for the program

Keeps accurate attendance/behavior records

Remains in constant communication with the Program Director

Ensures that students are accounted for, safe, and that the program is operating properly in conjunction with the program schedule

Provides support to Activity Leaders, parents, and students by circulating classrooms and assisting where needed

Assists the program director with office work two mornings out of the week

 
Application Due DateThursday, August 14, 2014
To Applyemail resume to: De Olagundoye de@christianoutreachfoundation.com
Physical AddressOak Springs Elementary School
3601 Webberville Road
Austin, TX 78702
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CPS Program Specialist

Via Hope
Posted on Thursday, August 7, 2014

Job DescriptionPosition Title:  Peer Specialist Training and Certification Program Specialist

Reports To:  Peer Support Unit Manager

Percentage Time:  1.0 FTE

General Description:  The Program Specialist performs complex administrative activities necessary for the successful execution of the Via Hope peer support workforce development program, specifically organizing the training for people who are interested in becoming peer specialists and the supplemental “Endorsement” trainings for those that are already certified.

Major Responsibilities:

Coordinate logistics for Via Hope’s peer support workforce development trainings, including scheduling contract trainers and training venues, managing the CPS Application Process (publishing, screening, selection), and delivering supplies and equipment to the training site. (30%)

Maintain the current, official curricula for the peer specialist certification training and endorsement trainings, ensuring that the correct versions of participant and trainers manuals and handouts are printed for each training. (20%)

Assist other staff in the development of the program, including development of a career ladder, community building, and listserv maintenance, etc. (10%)

Provide administrative and logistical support to the Certified Peer Specialist Advisory Council and Peer Specialist Integration workgroup by organizing meeting logistics and documenting decisions and activities. (10%)

Respond to calls and emails from Certified Peer Specialists in the field and provide technical assistance or refer to other program staff as appropriate. (10%)

Perform other administrative duties related to the unit’s functions, including preparing travel reimbursements, attending staff meetings and Advisory Council meetings, contributing to reports and other materials and performing other related duties as assigned. (5%)

Qualifications:

High School degree or G.E.D. and minimum of five year’s work experience with similar level of responsibility. Bachelor’s Degree and two years of similar work experience is preferred.

Valid Driver’s license and personal vehicle for occasional work use.

Detail oriented, with good organizational skills.

Working knowledge of standard office software.

Working conditions:

Typical office environment.  Occasional weekend hours.  May have occasional overnight travel.

About Us:
Via Hope is a primarily grant-funded, Texas nonprofit corporation based in Austin, Texas, providing education, training, and consultation services statewide.  For more information, visit our website at www.viahope.org.  Individuals with lived experience of mental health recovery are welcomed and encouraged to apply.

To ApplyTo Apply: Send Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@viahope.org. Posting is open until August 15th, or until filled.
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AmeriCorps Early Literacy Bilingual Tutor

ACE: A Community for Education
Posted on Friday, August 1, 2014

Job DescriptionWork full-time in a low-income elementary school teaching young children to read. 

ACE places highly trained AmeriCorps tutors in low-income elementary schools in Austin and Manor ISD to ensure K-2nd grade children advance to grade level in reading before third grade. 

This is a great opportunity to: 
  • Gain valuable tutoring experience working with young students in an elementary school 
  • Teach reading through a Response-to-Intervention model 
  • Receive ongoing training and support from an ACE literacy coach 
  • Option to pursue alternative teaching certification through ACE's partnership with Region 13 
  • Tutor in Spanish and advance your language skills 
  • Network with other non-profit organizations in Austin through after-school partnerships 
  • Work within a small team of AmeriCorps members and become part of the national service community 

What’s Involved? 
  • Commit to serve as an ACE tutor for 10 months from September through June 
  • Provide daily 1-on-1 tutoring to 10 kindergarten to second grade students 
  • Teach and learn using a research-based curriculum 
  • Participate in community service projects with local non-profits 

Benefits: 
  • Join the national AmeriCorps national service community and change lives, including your own! 
  • Receive a monthly living allowance 
  • Earn the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $5,645 to pay back student loans for pay for future tuition 
  • Eligibility for student loan forbearance on qualified student loans (see www.americorps.gov
Requirements: 
  • Minimum of two years of college 
  • U.S. Citizen or lawful permanent resident alien 
  • A car is required, because some sites and meeting places are not 
  • accessible by bus routes 
  • Basic computer skills 
  • Proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking English 
  • Bilingual applicants must be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking Spanish 

Desired Qualities: 
  • Interest in becoming a teacher or assisting struggling readers 
  • Experience tutoring or working with children 
  • Dedication to community service 
  • Flexibility, responsibility, organization, professionalism, and promptness 
  • Commitment to working long hours and some weekends 
  • Ability to work well in a team environment 
To ApplyVisit the application page of our website at: http://www.utdanacenter.org/ace/getinvolved/index.php Please follow the application instructions as listed on our website. ACE will be accepting applications through August of 2014, or until positions are filled.
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Americorps College Readiness VISTA

Austin Partners in Education
Posted on Friday, August 1, 2014

Start DateTuesday, November 4, 2014
Job DescriptionMember Duties: The Austin Partners in Education (APIE) College Readiness VISTA will help establish new and expand existing program structures for student support in APIE's College Readiness program. Responsibilities include: coordinating testing opportunities at high school campuses; providing training and support to College Readiness Advocates; developing curriculum and instructional materials for students’ personal development and non-academic skills; documenting students’ progress; creating a plan to integrate volunteers into the program; and increasing parental involvement.

Skills: Bachelor’s Degree • Availability to work full-time for one year • Successful completion of a background check • Excellent written and oral communication skills • Interest in education, social work, and/or non-profit organizations • Experience with project management and program development • Ability to work independently to meet goals and deadlines • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office suite • Bilingual (English and Spanish) a plus

Click this link to apply:  Austin Partners in Education College Readiness VISTA
To ApplyClick the link in the job description.
Physical Address8000 Centre Park
Suite 220
Austin, TX 78754
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Americorps Comunications VISTA

Austin Partners in Education
Posted on Friday, August 1, 2014

Start DateTuesday, November 4, 2014
Job DescriptionMember Duties: The Austin Partners in Education (APIE) Communications VISTA will expand community awareness of APIE’s mission and programs in support of gaining volunteers and donors focused on under-resourced schools in Austin. Major responsibilities include: coordinating with subject matter experts to create compelling content for multiple communications platforms, including social media, promotional materials, newsletters, and press releases; developing and implementing communications plans for key fundraising initiatives in collaboration with the Development team; designing and assembling recruitment materials such as flyers, email templates, and brochures.

Skills: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, or related field • Availability to work full-time for one year • Successful completion of a background check • Excellent written and oral communication skills • Interest in social media marketing and web-specific content creation • Experience creating visual content for print and web platforms • Ability to work independently to meet goals and deadlines  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office suite  • Experience with Microsoft Publisher and Adobe Photoshop a plus

Click this link to apply: Austin Partners in Education Communications VISTA
To ApplyClick the link in the job description.
Physical Address8000 Centre Park
Suite 220
Austin, TX 78665
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