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US Programs Manager

Engenderhealth
Posted on Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Job Description
REPORTS TO:       Director of US Programs
STATUS:                 Full-time/Exempt
 
EngenderHealth is a leading global women’s health organization committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the best chance at survival. In 20 countries around the world, we train health care professionals and partner with governments and communities to make high-quality family planning and sexual and reproductive health services available—today and for generations to come.
 
JOB SUMMARY:
 
The US Programs Manager works with the Director of US Programs to ensure the successful development and implementation of the US Programs portfolio. The US Programs Manager will work in coordination with project staff and partners to support the development, management, and implementation of US Programs, including the HHS/OAH funded Gender Matters and HHS/ACF PREP funded Making Proud Choices projects, and will be responsible for providing a wide range of programming support to the team. S/he will work closely with Project Associates and other designated staff to ensure successful implementation of programs, including designating activities when appropriate.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
US Programs Responsibilities
  • Represent the US Program portfolio to organizational partners, donors, collaborating agencies, and the public health community in order to further the aims of EH’s mission and strategic goals. 
  • Promote EngenderHealth US Programs through attending local, regional, and national events, meetings, and workshops.
  • Assist the Director with the development of projects and programs.
  • Assist with writing grant proposals, concept notes, and other development initiatives.
  • Develop networks and relationships to help cultivate partnerships and opportunities for collaboration.
  • Ensure the effective and efficient implementation of US-based programs. 
  • Oversee the day to day management of project logistics, trainings, development of materials, project partner meetings, and other related tasks necessary for implementation.
  • Oversee the coordination and tracking of evaluation activities and performance measures, including data management and reporting.
  • Develop and facilitate trainings and workshops to promote project goals and objectives.
  • Participate in grant meetings and trainings as required by federal grants and local partners.
  • Report to supervisor on all programmatic, financial, and operational matters as appropriate.
Administrative Support Responsibilities
  • Assist in managing grant requirements, including preparing progress reports and renewal applications, entering data into online tracking system, and reporting on performance measures.
  • Manage subagreements, service awards, and consultancies.  
  • Ensure payments to subgrantees, consultants, and vendors have been processed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure Austin Office facility payments made by New York headquarters have been completed.
  • Provide administrative support to EngenderHealth Austin office staff as needed.
 Additional Responsibilities
  • Help build, supervise, and support an enthusiastic team of project staff, interns, and assistants.
  • Provide guidance and support for program related social media efforts and youth events.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of significant events and trends in the field, including staying up to date on research, literature, and teen pregnancy prevention interventions and strategies.
  • Able to work flexible hours including occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Assist with other duties and project activities as assigned.
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 20% time.
 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Attention to detail
  • Training and facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the design and implementation prevention programs.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent professional and technical speaking and writing skills
  • Proficient with online/electronic data reporting systems as well as Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Cultural competency skills required to serve diverse populations
  • Collaborates with team members in a positive and productive manner
  • Ability to meet deadlines

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION:

  • Master’s Degree in public health, social work, or related field or Bachelor’s degree and equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years program management experience.
  • Preferred experience working with programs designed to prevent teenage pregnancy, intimate partner violence, or other youth development programs.
EngenderHealth is organized in teams, with each team managed by a program manager. As a result, additional duties may be assigned to this position; responsibilities changed or deleted based on team assignments and re-structuring; and direct supervisor is subject to change. Decisions regarding applications for this position and employment at EngenderHealth should be based on this information.

EngenderHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

EngenderHealth complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


 

To ApplyPlease visit the Career’s page of our website at www.EngenderHealth.org.
Physical Address108 West 38th Street
Austin, TX 78705
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High School Teacher

KIPP Austin Public Schools
Posted on Wednesday, October 1, 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).
 
OUR MISSION: KIPP Austin Public Schools believes that every child, regardless of economic background has the right to an exemplary education. We will empower our students to thrive in and graduate from college, choose their paths, and positively impact their communities
 
HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE KIPP AUSTIN NETWORK:
·         KIPP Austin Collegiate high school (9-12); established in 2008
 
POSITION OVERVIEW: KIPP Austin Public Schools’ teachers are responsible 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. Teachers use data to inform their instructional choices and develop dynamic lessons to engage all students; their successes are evidenced by significant academic gains attained by their students, and through students exhibiting character traits aligned with values of KIPP Austin.
 
We are seeking High School Teachers in the following content areas:
·         Pre-Calculus
·         English
·         Physics
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
·         At least 2 years of teaching experience (preferred)
·         Experience teaching underserved students (preferred)
·         Experience working with English Language Learners (preferred)
·         Strong knowledge of subject area
·         Willingness to become Highly Qualified in Texas
·         Bachelor’s degree (required)
 
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 in content area of focus
·         Meet desired goals/benchmarks on district-wide, state, and national assessments and measures of growth
·         Ensure growth, development, and demonstration of character traits and KIPP Austin values
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop and revise a curriculum that is aligned with the standards of KIPP Austin and Texas
·         Create and implement academically rigorous lessons and assessments
  • Assess individual student’s progress and learning needs; demonstrate a relentless focus on helping students achieve
  • Support general education and special education students in achieving academic success and character growth
  • Facilitate the development of character and community in the classroom
  • Help shape and develop a school-wide atmosphere that best suits the needs of our students, teachers, and families
  • Communicate students’ progress toward realizing academic and character development goals with families on a regular basis
 
 
NOTE: If you are an applicant who requires visa sponsorship, you must receive an offer of employment from KIPP Austin by January 1 2015 (typically our hiring team would need to receive your applications by November 1 to be able to extend an offer by January).

 
 
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 Apply Online.
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Middle School Teacher (2015-16)

KIPP Austin Public Schools
Posted on Wednesday, October 1, 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).
 
OUR MISSION: KIPP Austin Public Schools believes that every child, regardless of economic background has the right to an exemplary education. We will empower our students to thrive in and graduate from college, choose their paths, and positively impact their communities
 
MIDDLE SCHOOLS IN THE KIPP AUSTIN NETWORK:
·         KIPP Austin College Prep middle school (5-8); established in 2002
·         KIPP Austin Academy of Arts & Letters middle school (5-8); established in 2009
·         KIPP Austin Beacon Prep middle school (5-8); established in 2012
·         KIPP Austin Vista middle school (5-8); established in 2012
 
POSITION OVERVIEW: KIPP Austin Public Schools’ teachers are responsible 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. Teachers use data to inform their instructional choices and develop dynamic lessons to engage all students; their successes are evidenced by significant academic gains attained by their students, and through students exhibiting character traits aligned with values of KIPP Austin.
 
We are seeking Middle School Teachers in the following content areas:
·         Math/Algebra
·         English Language Arts (Reading, Writing, Non-Fiction Studies)
·         Science
·         Social Studies/History
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
·         At least 2 years of teaching experience (preferred)
·         Experience teaching underserved students (preferred)
·         Experience working with English Language Learners (preferred)
·         Strong knowledge of subject area
·         Experience with Readers/Writer’s Workshop (preferred for some ELA roles)
·         Willingness to become Highly Qualified in Texas
·         Willingness to become ELL compliant (if applicable)
·         Bachelor’s degree (required)
 
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 in content area of focus
·         Meet desired goals/benchmarks on district-wide, state, and national assessments and measures of growth
·         Ensure growth, development, and demonstration of character traits and KIPP Austin values
 
 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop and revise a curriculum that is aligned with the standards of KIPP Austin and Texas
·         Create and implement academically rigorous lessons and assessments
  • Assess individual student’s progress and learning needs; demonstrate a relentless focus on helping students achieve
  • Support general education and special education students in achieving academic success and character growth
  • Facilitate the development of character and community in the classroom
  • Help shape and develop a school-wide atmosphere that best suits the needs of our students, teachers, and families
  • Communicate students’ progress toward realizing academic and character development goals with families on a regular basis

 
NOTE: If you are an applicant who requires visa sponsorship, you must receive an offer of employment from KIPP Austin by January 1 2015 (typically our hiring team would need to receive your applications by November 1 to be able to extend an offer by January).
 
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 Apply Online.
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Elementary School Partner Teacher (2015-16)

KIPP Austin Public Schools
Posted on Wednesday, October 1, 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).
 
OUR MISSION: KIPP Austin Public Schools believes that every child, regardless of economic background has the right to an exemplary education. We will empower our students to thrive in and graduate from college, choose their paths, and positively impact their communities
 
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN THE KIPP AUSTIN NETWORK:
·         KIPP Austin Comunidad (K-4); established in 2010
·         KIPP Austin Connections Elementary (K-3); established in 2011
·         KIPP Austin Obras (K-2); established in 2013
·         KIPP Austin Leadership Elementary (K-2); established in 2013
 
All KIPP Austin elementary schools follow a 50/50 dual language immersion model. Partner Teachers are responsible for providing academic instruction entirely in English.
 
POSITION OVERVIEW: KIPP Austin Public Schools’ teachers are responsible 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. Partner Teachers will work closely with a mentor who will guide and support their development. The Partner Teacher’s time is divided between supporting lead teachers, lesson planning, whole group instruction, and small group instruction. These duties provide an excellent training for lead teaching positions that may become available as our schools continue to grow. Partner Teachers will share responsibility for the academic and character growth of students and will establish strong and trusting relationships with stakeholders.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
·         At least 1 year teaching experience or experience working with children in an educational setting (i.e. small group tutoring)
·         A desire to become a Lead Teacher in a KIPP Austin dual language elementary school
·         Experience teaching underserved students (preferred)
·         Willingness to become highly qualified if transitioning to lead teacher role
·         Willingness to become ELL compliant (if applicable)
·         Bachelor’s degree (required)
 
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 in both English and Spanish
·         Meet desired goals/benchmarks on district-wide, state, and national assessments and measures of growth
·         Ensure growth, development, and demonstration of character traits and KIPP Austin values
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Work collaboratively with lead teacher to design, plan, and implement academically rigorous lessons
·         Work with a team in a dual language educational program that promotes English and Spanish biliteracy and bilingualism
  • Assess individual student’s progress and learning needs; demonstrate a relentless focus on helping students achieve
  • Support general education and special education students in achieving academic success and character growth
  • Help shape and develop a school-wide atmosphere that best suits the needs of our students, teachers, and families
  • Facilitate the development of character and community in the classroom
  • Communicate students’ progress toward realizing academic and character development goals with families on a weekly basis
  • Plan and supervise purposeful special projects
  • May teach an “Excellence Class” such as physical education or technology
 
NOTE: If you are an applicant who requires visa sponsorship, you must receive an offer of employment from KIPP Austin by January 1 2015 (typically our hiring team would need to receive your applications by November 1 to be able to extend an offer by January).
 

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; then click Apply Online.
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Bilingual Elementary School Partner Teacher (2015-16)

KIPP Austin Public Schools
Posted on Wednesday, October 1, 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).
 
OUR MISSION: KIPP Austin Public Schools believes that every child, regardless of economic background has the right to an exemplary education. We will empower our students to thrive in and graduate from college, choose their paths, and positively impact their communities
 
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN THE KIPP AUSTIN NETWORK:
·         KIPP Austin Comunidad (K-4); established in 2010
·         KIPP Austin Connections Elementary (K-4); established in 2011
·         KIPP Austin Obras (K-3); established in 2013
·         KIPP Austin Leadership Elementary (K-3); established in 2013
 
All KIPP Austin elementary schools follow a 50/50 dual language immersion model. Bilingual Partner Teachers are responsible for providing academic instruction entirely in Spanish.
 
POSITION OVERVIEW: KIPP Austin Public Schools’ teachers are responsible 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. Partner Teachers will work closely with a mentor who will guide and support their development. The Partner Teacher’s time is divided between supporting lead teachers, lesson planning, whole group instruction, and small group instruction. These duties provide an excellent training for lead teaching positions that may become available as our schools continue to grow. Partner Teachers will share responsibility for the academic and character growth of students and will establish strong and trusting relationships with stakeholders.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
·         At least 1 year teaching experience or experience working with children in an educational setting (i.e. small group tutoring)
·         A desire to become a Lead Teacher in a KIPP Austin dual language elementary school
·         Highly fluent/near-native level Spanish fluency; this includes complete mastery of the vocabulary necessary to teach elementary content in Spanish
·         Experience teaching underserved students (preferred)
·         Willingness to become highly qualified if transitioning to lead teacher role
·         Willingness to become ELL compliant (if applicable)
·         Bachelor’s degree (required)
 
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 in both English and Spanish
·         Meet desired goals/benchmarks on district-wide, state, and national assessments and measures of growth
·         Ensure growth, development, and demonstration of character traits and KIPP Austin values
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Work collaboratively with lead teacher to design, plan, and implement academically rigorous lessons
·         Work with a team in a dual language educational program that promotes English and Spanish biliteracy and bilingualism
  • Assess individual student’s progress and learning needs; demonstrate a relentless focus on helping students achieve
  • Support general education and special education students in achieving academic success and character growth
  • Help shape and develop a school-wide atmosphere that best suits the needs of our students, teachers, and families
  • Facilitate the development of character and community in the classroom
  • Communicate students’ progress toward realizing academic and character development goals with families on a weekly basis
  • Plan and supervise purposeful special projects
  • May teach an “Excellence Class” such as physical education or technology
 
 
NOTE: If you are an applicant who requires visa sponsorship, you must receive an offer of employment from KIPP Austin by January 1 2015 (typically our hiring team would need to receive your applications by November 1 to be able to extend an offer by January).

 
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; then click Apply Online.
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Bilingual Elementary School Lead Teacher (2015-16)

KIPP Austin Public Schools
Posted on Wednesday, October 1, 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).
 
OUR MISSION: KIPP Austin Public Schools believes that every child, regardless of economic background has the right to an exemplary education. We will empower our students to thrive in and graduate from college, choose their paths, and positively impact their communities
 
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN THE KIPP AUSTIN NETWORK:
·         KIPP Austin Comunidad (K-4); established in 2010
·         KIPP Austin Connections Elementary (K-4); established in 2011
·         KIPP Austin Obras (K-3); established in 2013
·         KIPP Austin Leadership Elementary (K-3); established in 2013
 
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.
 
POSITION OVERVIEW: KIPP Austin Public Schools’ teachers are responsible 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. Teachers use data to inform their instructional choices and develop dynamic lessons to engage all students; their successes are evidenced by significant academic gains attained by their students, and through students exhibiting character traits aligned with values of KIPP Austin.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
·         At least 2 years of experience teaching elementary school (preferred)
·         Highly fluent/near-native level Spanish fluency; this includes complete mastery of the vocabulary necessary to teach elementary content in Spanish
·         Experience teaching underserved students (preferred)
·         Knowledge of early childhood development, literacy, and language acquisition
·         Willingness to become Highly Qualified in Texas
·         Willingness to become ELL compliant (if applicable)
·         Bachelor’s degree (required)
 
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 in both English and Spanish
·         Meet desired goals/benchmarks on district-wide, state, and national assessments and measures of growth
·         Ensure growth, development, and demonstration of character traits and KIPP Austin values
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
·         Collaborate with a team of teachers to create, implement and assess academically rigorous lessons
·         Work with a team in a dual language educational program that promotes English and Spanish biliteracy and bilingualism
  • 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
  • Support general education and special education students in achieving academic success and character growth
  • Help shape and develop a school-wide atmosphere that best suits the needs of our students, teachers, and families
  • Facilitate the development of character and community in the classroom
  • Communicate students’ progress toward realizing academic and character development goals with families on a regular basis
 
 
NOTE: If you are an applicant who requires visa sponsorship, you must receive an offer of employment from KIPP Austin by January 1 2015 (typically our hiring team would need to receive your applications by November 1 to be able to extend an offer by January).
 
 
 
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; then click Apply Online.
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Elementary School Lead Teacher (2015-16)

KIPP Austin Public Schools
Posted on Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Job DescriptionElementary School Lead Teacher
KIPP Austin Public Schools
 
ABOUT 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).
 
OUR MISSION: KIPP Austin Public Schools believes that every child, regardless of economic background has the right to an exemplary education. We will empower our students to thrive in and graduate from college, choose their paths, and positively impact their communities
 
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN THE KIPP AUSTIN NETWORK:
·         KIPP Austin Comunidad (K-4); established in 2010
·         KIPP Austin Connections Elementary (K-4); established in 2011
·         KIPP Austin Obras (K-3); established in 2013
·         KIPP Austin Leadership Elementary (K-3); established in 2013
 
All KIPP Austin elementary schools follow a 50/50 dual language immersion model. Lead Teachers provide instruction in core content areas (literacy, math, science, etc.) to two homerooms daily and provide instruction entirely in English; their bilingual counterpart provides instruction in Spanish.
 
POSITION OVERVIEW: KIPP Austin Public Schools’ teachers are responsible 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. Teachers use data to inform their instructional choices and develop dynamic lessons to engage all students; their successes are evidenced by significant academic gains attained by their students, and through students exhibiting character traits aligned with values of KIPP Austin.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
·         At least 2 years of experience teaching elementary school (preferred)
·         Experience teaching underserved students (preferred)
·         Knowledge of early childhood development, literacy, and language acquisition
·         Willingness to become Highly Qualified in Texas
·         Willingness to become ELL compliant (if applicable)
·         Bachelor’s degree (required)
 
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 in both English and Spanish
·         Meet desired goals/benchmarks on district-wide, state, and national assessments and measures of growth
·         Ensure growth, development, and demonstration of character traits and KIPP Austin values
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
·         Collaborate with a team of teachers to create, implement and assess academically rigorous lessons
·         Work with a team in a dual language educational program that promotes English and Spanish biliteracy and bilingualism
  • 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
  • Support general education and special education students in achieving academic success and character growth
  • Help shape and develop a school-wide atmosphere that best suits the needs of our students, teachers, and families
  • Facilitate the development of character and community in the classroom
  • Communicate students’ progress toward realizing academic and character development goals with families on a regular basis
 
NOTE: If you are an applicant who requires visa sponsorship, you must receive an offer of employment from KIPP Austin by January 1 2015 (typically our hiring team would need to receive your applications by November 1 to be able to extend an offer by January).
 
 
 
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; then click Apply Online.
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Vice-President of Development

Military Child Education Coalition
Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Start DateSaturday, November 1, 2014
Job DescriptionMilitary Child Education Coalition (MCEC), an organization dedicated to ensuring quality educational opportunities for all military-connected children affected by mobility, family separation, and transition, seeks an experienced fundraising professional to serve as Vice President of Development.  This position provides a unique opportunity to guide the growth of philanthropic revenue for MCEC and to build a strong, sustainable development operation.  

About the Position
The Vice President of Development will be responsible for building and overseeing the development program and expanding opportunities for revenue growth.  Reporting to the Sr. Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, the position will supervise a staff of 5-10.  S/he will have direct oversight of fundraising activities from all revenue sources including individuals, corporate and foundation giving, government agencies, special projects and events.  The Vice President will launch systematic initiatives to identify and cultivate new donors, implement best practices and provide the vision, leadership and direction for all fundraising activities. 

Key Responsibilities:
·        Meet annual fundraising goals and provide leadership necessary to achieve long-term financial objectives
·        Launch systematic initiatives to identify and target individuals capable of making major financial commitments in support of MCEC
·        Oversee the development operation, including annual campaign, major gifts, corporate relations, foundation relations, government relations, donor relations, events and development services
·        Carry a portfolio of principal and major gift prospects
 
Candidates Will Demonstrate
·       Minimum of 5 – 7 years of experience in leadership roles in development operation or comparable organization
·       Demonstrated success in managing major gift cultivation and solicitation, meeting annual fundraising goals and implementing best practices in advancement procedures
·       Successful track record of building high performing development organizations.  History of advancing start-up or turnaround development programs a plus
·       Ability to work with donors and prospects at a national level
·       Experience in building an online giving program with utilization of email marketing and social media
·       Interpersonal skills to create and develop productive relationships across internal departments
·       Successful track record of working with boards and senior leadership in advancing fundraising activity
·       High degree of analytical skills combined with superb written and communications skills
·       Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferable
For more detailed information, please visit http://www.militarychild.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/Vice-President-of-Development

Please direct resume with cover letter prior to October 31: tvinson@dinispheris.com
Application Due DateFriday, October 31, 2014
To ApplyPlease email Tami Vinson at tvinson@dinispheris.com.
Physical Address909 Mountain Lion Circle
Harker Heights, TX 76548
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Grant Writer

Austin Theatre Alliance / Paramount Theatre
Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Job DescriptionSUMMARY:
The grant writer's job is to make the best case possible to appropriate funding organizations.  He/she will work diligently to create an annual schedule of funding cycles to optimize the organization’s ability to be considered for funding.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. 
-      Through interviews and other means, gather information that will easily allow him/her to grasp the concept of a project or program for which funding is sought as defined by the person responsible for carrying it out
-      Acquire and maintain sound knowledge and understanding of the organization, and use that knowledge and understanding to better comprehend all projects and programs for which grants will be sought and to recommend the seeking of grants
-      Research grant-making organizations and analyze them to identify likely funding sources for specific projects and programs
-      Compile, write, and edit all grant applications exhibiting strong expository writing skills and a high-level command of grammar and spelling
-      Review the budget of a project or program for which funding is sought and make recommendations to better present it to grant-making organizations
-      Develop individual grant proposals in accordance with each grant-making organization’s preferences and follow exactly each grant-making organization's guidelines
-      Keep in contact with grant-making organizations during their review of a submitted grant application in order to be able to supply additional supportive material
-      Manage the process of supplying progress reports when required by a grant-making organization that has funded a project or program
Additional Duties
-      Assist other development and organizational staff as needed
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to climb stairs safely, sit at a desk/computer/etc for much of the day, and able to lift 20 pounds.
 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
The ideal candidate must possess B.A., (M.A. preferred) at least 3 years' experience in fund raising or equivalent experience in related fields; strong organizational skills; excellent interpersonal, writing and presentation skills; detail oriented and deadline driven, excellent facility with Word, Excel, Powerpoint, (Raisers Edge software a plus). Occasional evening and weekend work required. Willing to adjust to a demanding and changing environment where different hats are worn each day and committed to and be enthusiastic about ATA’s mission and programs.
Application Due DateFriday, October 17, 2014
To Applyemail resume and cover letter to mjordan@austintheatre.org
Physical Address713 Congress Avenue
Austn, TX 78701
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Curriculum Project Manager

EcoRise Youth Innovations
Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Start DateMonday, November 3, 2014
Job DescriptionABOUT 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 has launched in 55 schools and is developing the systems, services and technology necessary to support educators around the world.
 
POSITION OVERVIEW
The Curriculum Project Manager is responsible for overseeing the development and design of new curricular offerings focused on biomimicry, social entrepreneurship and K-12 sustainability education. This individual will manage several major projects simultaneously, supervising and supporting a team of curriculum writers and a graphic designer. The Curriculum Project Manager will work closely with the Executive Director to develop best in class curricula and services in collaboration with regional, national, and international partners. Candidates must have experience in writing curriculum, a formal teaching background, outstanding organizational skills, and a successful track record in project management and staff supervision.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Articulate and track project scope, deliverables, responsibilities and progress reports for three curriculum projects. 
 
  • STAFF SUPPORT: Provide direction, resources, and guidance for curriculum team.
 
  • MARKET RESEARCH:  Conduct extensive research to inform the direction of curricula.
 
  • FIELD TESTING: Develop evaluation tools and processes to gather feedback from partner organizations and teachers.
 
  • EVENT PLANNING: Organize and manage curriculum writing workshops with local teachers.
 
  • WRITING & EDITING: Oversee writing and editing processes to meet project deliverables and timelines.
 
REQUIREMENTS             
  • Formal classroom teaching experience and familiarity with project-based learning (3+ years)
  • Curriculum development experience (3+ years)
  • Managerial experience; recruited and supervised staff, interns and/or volunteers (5+ years)
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Self-driven personality
  • Attentive to details with keen aptitude for organization and strengthening systems/infrastructure
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and timelines at the same time
  • Strong computer literacy skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Commitment to self-reflection and continuous improvement
  • Passion for the mission of organization
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Familiarity with both TEKS, Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards
  • Familiarity with sustainability principles, methods of design-thinking and social entrepreneurship
 
 
START DATE:  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 October 17, 2014. No phone calls, please. Be sure to reference Curriculum Project Manager in the subject line.  Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.
Application Due DateFriday, October 17, 2014
To ApplySubmit a resume and cover letter to info@ecorise.org by October 17, 2014. No phone calls, please. Be sure to reference Curriculum Project Manager in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.
Physical Address2921 East 17th St
Austin, TX 78702
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ASSESSMENT AND PLANNING SPECIALIST

Texas State Independent Living Council
Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Start DateSaturday, November 1, 2014
Job DescriptionPosition Title:                       Assessment and Planning Specialist

Reports To:                         Executive Director
FLSA Status:                       Exempt
New or Existing:                 New, Full-time (15 Month Position)
 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The Project Specialist, under the direction of the Executive Director, will research, assess, review, plan, and prepare comprehensive reports and needs assessments for a project that focuses on rural transportation.. The individual will strive to uphold the organization’s mission, vision, and goals while upholding the Independent Living philosophy. 

Closing Date:  Until position is filled
Email resume, and two writing samples to Regina Blye at: txsilc@txsilc.org (No phone calls please). Qualified applicants will receive an application to complete and return prior to an in-person interview.
The SILC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Reception
  • Answer general phone inquiries using a professional and courteous manner
  • Direct phone inquiries to the appropriate staff or community organizations
 
Staff Duties
  • Write reports for the Executive Director (monthly, quarterly, and annually)
  • Communicate with funders as outlined in funding agreements
  • Monitor all budgeted project expenditures
  • Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensure that all financial records for the project are up to date
  • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget, and at the required level of quality
  • Ensure adherence to HIPPAA and other regulations
  • Create and send email campaigns and newsletters
  • Coordinate the design, printing, and distribution of educational materials
  • Build relationships with stakeholders to advance the mission and goals of the SILC
  • Arrange for travel and hotel accommodations for staff and advisory members
  • Participate in community relations activities (public hearings, conferences, meetings, etc.)
  • Utilize SILC’s resources efficiently
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Experience in developing needs assessments
  • Knowledge and use of qualitative and quantitative data
  • Experience in public speaking in front of small and large audiences
  • Experience in project evaluation, and budgeting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Excellent strategically-focused analytical skills
  • Ability to collaborate with others in a team situation
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong working knowledge of IBM SPSS Statistics or other data programs
  • Strong working knowledge of Google products (Gmail, Drive, Google+)
  • Knowledge of WordPress
  • Detailed oriented, organized with  strong follow-up skills
  • Ability to type at least 40 words per minute
  • Ability to travel in-town (10%)
  • Ability to travel out-of-town (50%)
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to, the Independent Living movement, philosophy, and approach
  • Knowledge of Federal and State statutes and regulations affecting people with disabilities
  • Knowledge of public transportation in rural counties and small urban cities.
  • High degree of integrity, ethics, and respect for others and the organization

Application Due DateWednesday, October 15, 2014
To ApplyPlease email resume and 2 writing samples to TXSILC@TXSILC.org
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AmeriCorps Positions with Texas Conservation Corps

Texas Conservation Corps
Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Job Description

Texas Conservation Corps is looking for AmeriCorps Crew Leaders and AmeriCorps Members to join our amazing crews. Our members serve for 6- or 11-month terms. Throughout the course of their commitment, members receive training in trail building and maintenance, chainsaws, herbicide application, light construction, heavy equipment operation, Leave No Trace, exotic plant management, habitat restoration, and more. TxCC provides opportunities for leadership and career development for all participants. Putting these skills to use, members serve public lands and communities throughout Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Arkansas.

To find more information about Texas Conservation Corps, our different crews, and to apply click here.

To ApplyTo apply and learn more about the different positions go to www.texasconservationcorps.org.
Physical Address1901 E. Ben White Blvd.
Austin, TX 78741
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Best Single Source (BSS) Plus Case Manager

Front Steps, Inc.
Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014

Start DateMonday, November 17, 2014
Job DescriptionBest Single Source (BSS) Plus Case Manager Position Summary:
 
The primary duty of the Best Single Source (BSS) Plus Case Manager is to provide housing stability services which include: case management across the continuum of housing stability services and financial resources and referrals to collaborative agencies and other community resource providers. The BSS Plus Case Manager is responsible for maintaining accurate financial assistance records, service delivery records and evaluation and reporting requirements. The BSS Plus program will utilize a range of case management and financial assistance resources to facilitate housing stability; spanning from one time rent/mortgage and utility assistance, homelessness prevention strategies to rapid re-housing homelessness assistance strategies and up to 12 months of varying intensities of case management.
 
Specific Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities:
 
·   ·  Conduct screenings and assessments of client referrals from the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH) Shelter Case Management program, other general shelter clients for eligibility of services and community referrals (the latter as availability allows). Screen potential participants, document presenting problems of clients, and assess client needs. Ensure BSS Plus program eligibility is met and proper supporting documentation is collected. Conduct the Housing Stability Assessment at time of entry, exit and follow-ups as determined by the program.
·  Maintain a caseload of at least 30 - 40 clients as determined by the program’s needs, under the supervision of the Shelter Programs Manager.
·   Develop and monitor individual service plans with each client to meet basic needs to help restore and enhance social, psychological, and bio-psychological functioning. Service plans will focus on stability in the areas of income, self-care, & housing (with the general goal of housing stability).
·   Work in collaboration with team members to discuss best practices for more effective service delivery to clients.
·          Provide support to clients in accessing appropriate services through communication with other community partners, service providers, and other relevant agencies.
·          Maintain complete and accurate records (both electronic & hardcopy records) of all client contacts via client tracking systems and complete reporting requirements mandated by the City of Austin, Front Steps, BSS Plus, and other regulatory agencies in a timely manner. Additionally, manage case data by entering client data in Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Service Point web-based database in a timely manner.
·          Obtain needed information and complete accurate, regular reports regarding client outputs and outcomes, track, meet and/or exceed all program performance measures, and assist with program evaluation.
·          Work with Housing Locators/inspectors to facilitate housing location for clients.
·          Travel locally (within Austin, TX and nearby surrounding areas) for home visits with clients and other appointments, when needed.
·          Attend agency staff meetings, BSS Plus meetings/trainings, & other meetings as specified.
·          Perform other duties as assigned.
 
Other General Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities:
 
  • Obtain needed information and complete regular reports regarding client outputs and outcomes, track, meet and/or exceed all program performance measures, and assist with program evaluation.
  • Provide support services to other Shelter Case Managers accessing the Best Single Source Program, including, but not limited to:  performing regular and ongoing file audits of all clients served in the Best Single Source Plus program through Front Steps; working with Front Steps and HMIS staff to identify and address data corrections that may be needed to ensure accurate reporting in a timely manner to meet reporting deadlines; transporting clients on an as-needed basis to medical, housing, and other appointments; delivering/receiving documents and checks; other support services as assigned.
  • Participate in inter-agency case management collaborations to communicate resources, share information, and problem-solve difficult client issues.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
 
·       Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field; professional experience in the field or closely related field may be considered in lieu of formal education
·       2 years case management experience working with the homeless population or other special needs populations
·       Knowledge of psychosocial theory, methods, and ethics
·       Ability to establish rapport, trust, and boundaries with clients
·       Ability to follow detailed instructions and work independently with a minimum of supervision
·       Strong organizational skills, with the ability to respond to deadlines in a timely manner
·       Strong computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, database usage, and internet
·       Reliable transportation
·       Valid driver’s license
 
Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities:
 
·       Masters’ degree in Social Work or LMSW highly preferred
·       3 years’ case management experience working with the homeless population or closely related special         needs population
·       Experience in using a Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)
·       Knowledge of local community resources
·       Bilingual (Spanish and English; ASL and English highly preferred)
Application Due DateFriday, October 17, 2014
To ApplyInterested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to resumes@frontsteps.org
Physical Address500 E. 7th Street
Austin, TX 78701
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Executive Director

Impact Austin
Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014

Start DateMonday, December 1, 2014
Job DescriptionABOUT IMPACT AUSTIN Impact Austin is a progressive leader in women’s philanthropy, bringing new resources to the community and making philanthropy accessible. Through high-impact grant making, Impact Austin engages, develops and inspires women to effect positive change. Impact Austin values integrity, respect, continuous improvement and innovation. Each member has an equal voice in choosing the recipients of grants. Our vision is that women are inspirational role models reaching their full giving potential for a better quality of life in our community. POSITION SUMMARY The Board of Directors of Impact Austin is seeking an Executive Director with leadership, vision and passion to sustain and build on the high quality programs currently offered in Austin, Texas. This position requires the ability to manage the strategic direction and operations of Impact Austin in concert with its mission and values. The Executive Director is the official spokesperson and the public face of the organization. Competitive candidates will have a demonstrated track record of ten years in senior management experience, preferably at a non-profit organization, five years supervising staff or volunteers and five years of resource development experience. This is a full time position. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES SUMMARY • Provide operational leadership as well as vision to keep the organization moving with continuous improvement • Collaborate with the Board of Directors regarding the strategic plan of the organization and provide regular status reports • Prepare the annual budget for approval, in consultation with the Board Finance Committee, and monitor variances • Develop and deploy metrics that improve operational processes and controls • Monitor the efficiency of the organizational structure, division of responsibilities and staffing • Create and nurture an environment that attracts supports and motivates volunteers to actively participate in the organization • Ensure that sound volunteer management practices are in place to maintain a climate that attracts and motivates volunteers • Supervise the volunteer Administrative Team • Stay abreast of changes in technology EDUCATION AND PREFERRED EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience Experience in philanthropy, fund development and volunteer based organizations, organizational development and fluency in Salesforce, Constant Contact, Apricot and social media preferred KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES Knowledge of how to manage a large and diverse volunteer staff Skilled in strategic plan development and implementation Skilled in effective verbal and written communications Ability to work collaboratively with the Board of Directors and the Leadership Team to execute Impact Austin’s mission, vision and strategic plan. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships inside and outside of the organization Ability to inspire, create a spirit of teamwork and manage a team. Interested Candidates should send resume to Lorene K. Phillips at lphillips5@austin.rr.com.
Application Due DateFriday, October 17, 2014
To ApplySend resume to lphillips5@austin.rr.com
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78755
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Director of Learning

Greenlights
Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014

Job Description

About the Position

At Greenlights, we believe that big community problems are solved through the power of nonprofits, philanthropists and community partners.  We bring leading practices to organizations and leaders poised to achieve big impact. 
 
Greenlights seeks a strategic, entrepreneurial and creative leader to become our first ever Director of Learning and join our innovative and growing team. 

The position has strategic and day-to-day responsibility for the delivery of Greenlights’ signature educational programs and community convenings, and for piloting new programs and initiatives that align with our bold, new strategic direction.  The Director of Learning will also spearhead efforts to understand and document the impact Greenlights is making through its programs and services, building the learning function internally to ensure we are consistently listening to the needs and feedback of those we serve and continuously improving as an organization.

The Director of Learning supervises the Education Specialist and coordinates additional contributions from other team members and external affiliate trainers.  The position is supervised by the Chief Programs and Services Officer and is a critical member of the leadership team.
 
This is a full-time, exempt position with a competitive salary for the sector, as well as a superior benefits package that includes generous paid time-off, paid employee medical, dental, and vision insurance, and a 401(k) matching program.
 

Responsibilities

Administer Educational Programs & Convenings (Approx. 60%)

  • Lead the comprehensive assessment of Greenlights’ current educational and community activities (convening events, advancement academies, skill-building workshops, conference, online resources, special initiatives, etc.), in light of our emerging nonprofit “effectiveness framework” and our new strategic plan
  • Modify and oversee the success of Greenlights’ signature learning events, establishing event revenue and expense targets, admission pricing, etc.
  • Launch creative and evidenced-based learning strategies and methods that deliver meaningful impact for key Greenlights’ audiences – such as nonprofit leaders, funders and their grantees, and current and prospective board leaders
  • Supervise and support the Education Specialist in effectively implementing events and activities, including suggesting content, trainers and presenters
  • Meet or exceed annual departmental revenue and expense goals, as well as participant satisfaction and impact goals 
  • Work closely with the Communications Director to appropriately market and position our offerings in order to meet attendance goals
  • Serve as Lead- or Co-Trainer for signature course offerings and deliver community presentations as a leading organizational voice for Greenlights

Internal Knowledge Management (Approx. 30%)

  • Lead our efforts to understand Greenlights’ performance as an organization, working closely with the Chief Programs & Services Officer to develop the necessary systems, processes, and tools to support the facilitation, collection, and sharing of knowledge internally
  • Develop and support structures for continuous learning, including working with programs and services staff to define and implement program-level theories of change
  • Coordinate the development and regular use of performance dashboards and other results frameworks to assess progress and inform decision-making
  • Research industry trends, concepts, and techniques for delivering high-quality learning experiences to diverse audiences

General Support & Capacity Building (Approx. 10%)

  •  Act as a member of Greenlights’ leadership team
  • Participate as a full member of Greenlights’ growing team, adhere to our core values, attend staff meetings, participate in Greenlights’ events, and coordinate collaborative activities with other departments as needed
  • Stay abreast of the nonprofit sector and learning/knowledge management trends through relevant books, articles, blogs, and other sources
  • Blog regularly and actively participate within Greenlights’ private, online member community, the 501(c)ommunity, by sharing resources, connecting nonprofit leaders, and promoting participation  
 

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate will be passionate and knowledgeable about the nonprofit/social sector and Greenlights’ mission and work in particular. He or she will possess:
  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 – 5 years experience in the development and oversight of programs and services for adult learners;
  • Thorough knowledge of adult learning theory and practice, learning needs analysis, and knowledge management principles and processes;
  • Demonstrated ability to identify resources for learning, develop continuous learning processes, and adapt approaches for specific needs and contexts
  • Success developing and managing significant business lines or departments
  • Excellent facilitation skills and ability to creatively lead small and large group discussions
  • A respectful and collaborative approach to fostering partnerships with diverse stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Proven ability to prioritize competing demands in a fast-paced, fluid environment with multiple goals and deadlines
  • A high degree of professional competence and integrity
  • A “team player” attitude and alignment with Greenlights’ core values of service excellence, collaboration, innovation, learning, integrity, and fun

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the development and oversight of programs and services for nonprofit professionals;
  • Advanced degree in a related field (such as adult education, public or nonprofit administration, or social work)
  • Experience working across sectors (nonprofit, philanthropy, business, government)
  • Proficiency with program evaluation strategies and theory of change development
  • Experience designing learning strategies within complex collaborative projects involving multiple organizations as stakeholders
  • Experience developing new business and contributing to revenue growth, and an ability to apply entrepreneurial thinking to initiatives
Application Due DateSunday, October 26, 2014
To ApplySend your letter of interest, resume, three references, and a 3-year salary history 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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Parking Garage Customer Service Representative

Bullock Texas State History Museum/State Preservation Board
Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014

Job DescriptionPart-Time JOB POSTING #: 215-014 $9.85 - $11.22 an hour Posting Date: September 29, 2014 Closing Date: Open Until Closed Position Summary The State Preservation Board (SPB) is a prestigious state agency that operates the State History Museum as well as preserving, restoring and maintaining the State Capitol, the Texas Governor's Mansion, and other Texas landmarks for the benefit of all Texans. The Capitol Visitors Parking Garage (VPG) Customer Service Representatives (CSR) report to the VPG Supervisor all led by the Director of Special Projects and are responsive to leadership provided by the Senior Parking Garage Customer Service Representative. CSRs effectively perform a variety of clerical support duties related to the operation of the Capitol Visitors Parking Garage. They correctly and quickly calculate, accept and receive payment from customers for use of the parking facility and provide other routine customer service as required. Display excellent verbal communications skills, sound judgment, maintain a professional, calm, respectful, and service-oriented focus in all business transactions and communications. May be exposed to temperature extremes or sudden temperature changes due to the location of the parking garage booth and office. Must be able to pass a thorough background check. Weekend shift work and flexible work schedule required. Performs all other duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: For purposes of this agency's job descriptions, "essential job duties" are defined as assigned tasks that are critical or fundamental to the position and not marginal. If an individual is qualified to perform the essential job duties, he or she must be able to perform the essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation. • Performs a variety of clerical support duties related to the operation of the Capitol Visitors Parking Garage. Correctly and quickly calculates, accepts and receives payment from customers for use of the parking facility and provides other routine customer service. • Collects money, issues receipts and inspects vehicle decals to determine validity to park as appropriate; provides the highest quality of customer service. Performs basic mathematical calculations in cashier duties. Performs routine equipment maintenance of parking lot. Performs parking equipment maintenance (agency will train). • Walks all parking levels to count available spaces and performs traffic control duties when needed during peak traffic periods. • Works collaboratively and independently with all parking garage staff to expedite parking garage traffic. Consistently portrays a professional, calm and customer-focused demeanor in all business interactions. Assists in maintaining a well- organized, clean office and parking garage service booths. • May be exposed to inclement weather conditions in course and scope of performing duties. • Strives to maintain high customer satisfaction levels. Demonstrates sustained knowledge of the agency's mission, programs, exhibits and customers. • Demonstrates knowledge and continuing compliance with all applicable safety rules, regulations, and standards. • Regular attendance is an essential job duty for all SPB positions. • Performs all duties in a manner that promotes public confidence in the SPB and its staff. • Performs all other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate must be a high school graduate with basic mathematical calculation skills to add, subtract, count and reconcile cash transactions correctly. Must have experience using a computerized cash register.. Must have prior customer service experience, preferably as a cashier, or in any related public service position. The individual hired must be able to perform daily visual and walk-through inspections of all levels in the parking facility. Must be able to safely lift and/or transport up to 25 pounds. Requires repeated stretching, reaching, grasping and various repetitive motion duties to perform ticket and cash collection duties. Must demonstrate skill, eye-hand coordination, manual dexterity; visual and auditory acuity to perform all of the assigned duties. Scheduling flexibility is required, including availability on short notice to cover staff absences. May be exposed to temperature extremes or sudden temperature changes due to the location of the parking garage booth and office. Position requires extended periods of sedentary duties and a strong desire to exceed internal and external customer expectations. Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have prior parking garage operations experience and additional customer service and cash register experience.
To ApplyApplication Instructions: If you meet the qualifications, submit a State of Texas application to the State Preservation Board (SPB): 201 E. 14th Street, Suite 950, Austin, Texas, 78701, Fax (512) 463-3372, or Email TSPB.Employment@tspb.state.tx.us. All resumes must be accompanied by a fully completed state application. Incomplete applications may be disqualified at the agency's discretion. All applications must be received by the SPB by the close of business on the final day posted for consideration. All applicants are also invited to visit our agency's website at: www.tspb.state.tx.us. For additional information call (512) 463-5495. EEO Statement: The State Preservation Board welcomes all qualified applicants without regard to national origin, sexual orientation, sex, Veteran status, disability, religion, race, color or age. If you require reasonable accommodation in the interview and selection process, please call the agency's Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator at (512) 475-4992 and our representative will be happy to assist you.
Physical Address201 E. 14th Street
Austin , TX 78711
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Inventory and Equipment Coordinator

Mothers' Milk Bank at Austin
Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014

Start DateMonday, October 6, 2014
Job DescriptionInventory and Equipment Coordinator
 
Are you looking for an exciting place to utilize your skills to help tiny preterm babies?  The Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin is currently seeking a dedicated professional to aid in our mission of saving babies’ lives by providing prescribed donor human milk.  Founded in 1998, we are one of the largest milk banks in the U.S. and a leading member of the Human Milk Banking Association of North America.
 
This position reports to the Executive Director, and is responsible for managing the incoming and outgoing supply of donor human milk, maintains all lab equipment, and participates in the processing of donated milk, as needed.
 
Responsibilities:
 
Management of incoming and outgoing donor human milk inventory 
  • Coordinate logging of milk and entry into database accurately
  • Ensure appropriate logging supplies including access to updated communication log
  • Store milk in alarmed freezers appropriate for milk type
  • Supervise/train volunteers and staff who are assigned to logging or processing of milk, as needed
  • Select milk and pull milk for daily pasteurization
  • Maintain adequate supply of bottles and caps for processing
  • Ensure adequate and appropriate freezer space for milk
  • Become certified as pasteurization technician
  • Assist in all aspects of milk processing
  • Ship or deliver appropriate milk as ordered
  • Manage and oversee offsite storage unit
 
Milk Collection Site/Depot management
  • Communicate with collection sites weekly to evaluate needs
  • Manage courier schedule and supplies
  • Oversee and troubleshoot depot freezer issues and depot deposit/log issues
  • Plan and orchestrate annual thanks to depots with outreach coordinators
  • Manage depot freezer purchases and maintenance
 
Maintenance of freezers, freezer rooms, and lab equipment
  •  Conduct monthly freezer inventories
  • Maintain freezers and alarm system in adequate working order
  • Maintain freezer lab in adequate working order
  • Maintain pasteurizers in adequate order
  • Calibration of milk processing and storage equipment quarterly and as needed
 
Facility Maintenance
  • Maintain HVAC function as needed
  • Assess equipment/facility and schedule appropriate service technician as needed
 
Performs all other duties as assigned
 
Required qualifications:

·         Highly organized, able to multi-task and prioritize deadlines
·         Flexible, adaptable nature and ability to thrive under pressure
·         Experience supervising small groups of staff or volunteers
·         Excellent attention to detail
·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Access, and Excel
·         Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills
·         Reliable transportation
·         Good analytical and problem solving skills
·         Able to work both independently and as a team member
 
Pay is commensurate with experience, benefits included.  Occasional evening or weekend work is required.

To ApplyAll candidates must submit a resume, references and cover letter to Kim Updegrove at kim@milkbank.org. No phone calls or hand deliveries.
Physical Address2911 Medical Arts St. %2312
Austin, TX 78705
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SPECIAL EVENTS ASSISTANT

Bullock Texas State History Museum
Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014

Job DescriptionTuesday - Saturday, 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm JOB POSTING #: 215-011 $2,590-2,833/month Posting Date: September 29, 2014 Closing Date: Until Filled Position Summary: The Bullock Texas State History Museum is the state’s official history museum and a dynamic institution that engages visitors in the exciting Story of Texas through a variety of exhibits, films, and programs. The Bullock Museum features three floors of exhibits, two theaters including an IMAX®, an indoor/outdoor Cafe, Museum Store, education classrooms, and multi-functional spaces that are available for both internal events and rentals. The Bullock Museum is a part of the State Preservation Board (SPB), a prestigious state agency that preserves, restores and maintains the State Capitol, the Texas Governor's Mansion, and other Texas landmarks for the benefit of all Texans. The Special Events Coordinator reports to the Special Events Manager, and is responsible for all aspects of setup, logistical coordination, technical assistance, break-down, and overall on-site management of both internal and external special events hosted by the Museum. The Special Events Coordinator works closely with customers, external contractors, work crews and Museum staff to ensure a well-organized successful event that conforms to the client’s goals and the Museum’s standards for quality and safety. Performs all other duties as assigned while displaying a high level of initiative, sound judgment and interpersonal effectiveness in a high profile and demanding work environment, always striving to maintain high customer satisfaction levels. Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and a friendly, professional demeanor are required. *Must be able to work with the Museum's 360 day-per-year schedule and may include weekends, evenings and/or holidays, including on short notice. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: For purposes of this agency's job descriptions, "essential job duties" are defined as assigned tasks that are critical or fundamental to the position and not marginal. If an individual is qualified to perform the essential job duties, he or she must be able to perform the essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation. • Responsible for all aspects of event coordination including Museum oversight of events from beginning to end. • Maintains a friendly, helpful, guest-first customer service approach in all interactions with event holders, the general public, museum visitors, and co-workers. • Supervises work crews and Museum staff in the setup, configuration, dismantling and removal of special events equipment for each event. • Collaborates and coordinates with Museum divisions and customer contacts regarding event specifications, logistics, planning, safety and quality ensuring that Museum standards are met. • Assists the Special Events Manager in preparing contracts, correspondence and other information. Assists with sales, including calls, correspondence, marketing support, revenue tracking and external sales presentations. Assists the Special Events Manager in maintaining an Events Calendar and sales databases. • Coordinates delivery of specialized equipment to indoor and outdoor Museum locations; assists in setting up equipment according to Museum-approved event plans; ensures that all setups conform to Museum standards for quality, organization and safety. May perform tasks such as measuring aisle widths to ensure fire safety and accessibility standards, overseeing the installation of railings where needed, ensuring that equipment is properly configured and secured for safe use, and other required tasks, including cleanup following events. • Adheres to protocol regarding use of radio communication to dispatch and coordinate events planning and details. • Prepares, revises, and uses events planning checklists and other planning tools. Ensures regular and timely communication, coordination and responsiveness to the Museum's Special Events Manager. • Configures and oversees rooms to accommodate special events, including use of divider partitions and setup of portable equipment and floor coverings as appropriate. • Effectively adapts to changing priorities by accommodating last-minute or emergency changes in setups and events. Under rapidly changing situations, remains calm, demonstrates flexibility and resourcefulness in identifying and effecting timely, effective solutions. • Oversees and ensures easy access and egress to Museum and special events; prevents use of flammable, hazardous, or odorous chemicals or materials; works collaboratively with Facilities personnel and the Fire Marshall to assess electrical equipment and power requirements; visually inspects the event area upon completion of the activity to determine whether the area has been properly cleaned and is in good condition; coordinates with Housekeeping and Facilities staff and promptly reports any damage to the Special Events Manager. • Works collegially with other Special Events Staff assisting and backing up Events team members to ensure we provide well-organized successful events, and continuity of guest-first customer service. • Prepares written event reports noting attendance, times, and any significant issues for the Special Events Manager. Completes logs, forms and other paperwork in a timely, accurate manner to assist the Museum in billing for labor hours, equipment use, lost or damaged and reporting other information. • Demonstrates sustained knowledge of the Museum's programs, services, operations and emergency procedures. Ensures the Museum complies with public accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA.) • Ensures timely response and resolution for all incoming calls and emails. • Maintains organized and accurate computer files and databases of information. • Complies with all applicable safety rules, regulations, and standards. • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and convey a professional, positive, and calm demeanor. • Performs duties in a safe manner and monitors the workplace to ensure visitor and staff safety. • Assists customers, visitors and Museum employees in effecting safe building evacuations; communicates emergency procedures. • Performs all duties in a manner that promotes public confidence in the SPB and its employees. • Regular attendance is an essential job duty for all SPB positions. • Performs all other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate for this position will have a high school diploma and at least two (2) years of event planning support work experience, including space planning, setups, post-event activities and reporting. Must be available to work a flexible schedule of days, evenings, weekends and night hours due to the nature of duties performed and event schedule. Demonstrates computer proficiency using Windows-based system, and have experience with databases and word processing applications. Requires basic mathematical skills, knowledge and ability to correctly read, create and interpret diagrams, measure and perform all incidental duties. Correctly measures and communicates lengths, widths and other measurements related to space allocation and safety hazards. Applicant's experience must clearly reflect customer service skills and experience and event management responsibilities, including venue, entertainment, and business issues and related deliverables. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate for this position will possess a college degree with coursework in marketing, business, event planning or a related discipline and additional events coordination and planning experience. Bilingual English/Spanish skills are highly desirable.
To ApplyApplication Instructions: If you meet the qualifications, submit a State of Texas application to the State Preservation Board (SPB): 201 E. 14th Street, Suite 950, Austin, Texas, 78701, Fax (512) 463-3372, or Email TSPB.Employment@tspb.state.tx.us. All resumes must be accompanied by a fully completed state application. Incomplete applications may be disqualified at the agency's discretion. All applications must be received by the SPB by the close of business on the final day posted for consideration. All applicants also are invited to visit our agency's website at: www.tspb.state.tx.us. For additional information call (512) 463-5495. Only interviewed applicants will receive notice of the final selection process. EEO Statement: The State Preservation Board welcomes all qualified applicants without regard to national origin, sexual orientation, sex, Veteran status, disability, religion, race, color or age. If you require reasonable accommodation in the interview and selection process, please call the agency's Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator at (512) 475-4992 and our representative will be happy to assist you. At the time of hire, selected applicants must show proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. All males who are age 18 through 25 and are required to register with the Selective Service may be asked to present proof of registration or exemption from registration upon hire.
Physical Address1800 N Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701
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Club Director

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area
Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 29, 2014
Job DescriptionFull time
Pay: 35,000 per year /12 month position
  • Bachelor Degree is required
  • Bilingual in Spanish is required
  • 2 or more years of experience managing an after school program with 100 plus youth

Monday thru Friday and able to work occasional weekends
Club Director directs and manages overall daily operations of the designated Clubhouse. The primary concern is focused on the meeting all grant requirements, quality program implementation, service delivery, supervision and training of staff, facilities management, budget management, community relations and membership administration for the specified Club.  Plan, develop, implement and evaluate overall Club programs, services and activities to ensure they meet stated objectives and member needs and interests.  Compile regular reports reflecting all activities, attendance and participation in each program.  This position is a grant funded12 month position.  Ten (10) vacation and ten (10) sick days will be allotted to this position per year accrued on a monthly basis.
Application Due DateFriday, October 10, 2014
To ApplyPlease forward resume to: Kelley.Carmon@bgcaustin.org
Physical Address7201 Colony Loop Drive
Austin, TX 78724
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Bilingual Pre-Literacy Lead Teacher (Part-time)

Foundation Communities
Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014

Job DescriptionFoundation Communities (FC) is a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization that provides affordable housing and the tools low- and moderate-income families need to improve their educational and economic standing.
 
Position Reports To: Learning Center Coordinator
 
The Pre-Literacy Lead Teacher will lead the development and implementation of school-readiness programming for preschool-aged children at an affordable housing community in northeast Austin. Work hours for this position will be Monday-Thursday, 8:00 am-12:30 pm with some planning time on Fridays. Approximately 20 -22 hours per week.
 
Primary Duties:
§  Create and lead curriculum focused on developing school readiness among Spanish and English speaking 3-4 year old students.
§  Work collaboratively with a teaching aide.
§  Maintain participation and progress data on students.
§  Conduct regular student assessments.
§  Establish and maintain on-going communication with Learning Center Coordinator around needs of program participants and families in the community.
§  Work closely with program partners, including the local elementary school’s pre-k program, to coordinate efforts.
§  Engage parents and hold them to an active participation standard.
 

Minimum Qualifications

 
§  College degree in Education, Child Development or Early Childhood Certification.
§  Familiarity or some previous experience with Texas Pre-K guidelines.
§  Experience working directly with children, preferably pre-school age and experience in lesson planning and curriculum development.
§  Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
 
Compensation:  $15/hour

To ApplyTo Apply: Send résumé, 3 references and cover letter to: Rafael.trujillo@foundcom.org
Physical Address7224 Northeast Dr
Austin, TX 78723
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Pre-School Director

West Austin Youth Association
Posted on Sunday, September 28, 2014

Start DateMonday, October 20, 2014
Job Description

West Austin Youth Association (WAYA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational and recreational opportunities for the youth of Austin. The West Austin Youth Academy, which is the Pre-school that operates at the WAYA facility serves over 120 children and their families throughout the school year and summer.

WAYA is presently seeking a dynamic, experienced, and dedicated pre-school leader with demonstrated skills in early childhood education and staff management to strengthen the organization’s capacity and advance its mission to provide a fun and safe environment for kids to reach their potential.

Job Description:  Pre-School Director
The Director of the West Austin Youth Academy reports to the Executive Director of WAYA and to the Board of Directors.  The duties of the Director include, but are not limited to the following:

Administration
·         Maintains Child Care licensing regulations and standards set by the Department of Family and Protective Services Child Care Licensing including: enrollment records, immunizations, accident and incident reports. 
·         Maintains communication with Child Care licensing representative
·         Administers daily operations in accordance with personnel and parent policies
·         Purchases supplies and equipment
·         Prepares payroll records and submits to accounting
·         Maintains rooms and equipment, supervises custodial duties
·         Maintains communication with executive management team to further ensure safety of children.
·         Ensures a safe environment by conducting monthly fire drills, periodic inspections of classrooms, conducting regular playground safety inspections, making sure doors are locked, etc.
·         Markets the program through on site signs. electronic newsletters, and attending preschool fairs, etc.

Personnel Management
·         Secures proper staff for West Austin Youth Academy including recruiting, interviewing, and hiring
·         Maintains employee files
·         Plans and oversees staff training (in-service days)
·         Counsels staff as needed
·         Mediates interpersonal disputes among staff members
·         Monitors curriculum of classroom in accordance with Curriculum Director and Minimum Standards Licensing
·         Supervises staff to ensure daily responsibilities are carried out in compliance with Academy policies and state licensing
·         Monitors parent/teachers conferences
·         Conduct annual employee evaluations in accordance with established policies
·         Conducts staff meetings on a regular basis
·         Conducts regular meetings with Lead Teachers to review class curriculum, status and overall needs including the professional development of Assistant teachers.
·         Meets with Assistant Teachers as needed

Training and Development
·         Ensures that all staff participates in 24 annual training hours
·         Completes a minimum of 30 annual training hours that enhances the director’s abilities to lead and direct and to maintain compliance with Minimum Standards Licensing
·         Attends monthly Director’s group meetings and trainings to gain knowledge and ideas for the program through professional networking

Communication Skills
·         Ensures that the weekly newsletter and other information is distributed in a timely manner
·         Communicates in a courteous, professional manner when dealing with children, staff, parents, executive management team, board members, visitors and the general public
·         Keeps in contact with staff, parents, and executive management team through personal availability, regular           communication, meetings, etc.
·         Maintains courteous/positive relationships with parents through regular, positive communication and maintaining an “Open Door” Policy
·         Ensures that parents understand and adhere to applicable WAYA policies
·         Provides parent support through frequent parent contact, parent education and parent conferences as needed
·         Handles parent concerns in a prompt, professional and appropriate manner

Minimum Qualifications:
Must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree with at least 6 credit bearing hours of specialized college-level coursework in administration, leadership, or management and at least 12 credit bearing hours of specialized college-level coursework in early childhood education, child development, elementary education or early childhood special education that addresses child development from birth through kindergarten.   Also, a Director must have a minimum of one year of experience in a licensed child care center.  (Excerpted from Minimum Standards for Child-Care Centers, 2010)

Annual salary range: $38,000-$42,000, plus benefits including dental, vision, and health insurance.



 

 

Application Due DateFriday, October 10, 2014
To ApplyResume, cover letters, and references will be accepted until 5:00 PM, October 10th, 2014. To apply for this position, please email your resume, letter of interest and a list of three references to executivedirector@waya.org. Please indicate the name of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your email.
Physical Address1314 Exposition Blvd
Austin, TX 78703
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Treasurer

Financial Literacy Coalition of Central Texas
Posted on Friday, September 26, 2014

Start DateSaturday, September 27, 2014
Job DescriptionVOLUNTEER Board of Director Position Available


The Financial Literacy Coalition of Central Texas (FLCCT), a 501(c) (3) non-profit,
located in Austin, TX is seeking volunteers to serve on their Board of Directors.

The FLCCT, founded in 2001, makes free, unbiased financial education classes
and financial literacy resources available to low-income adult and youth clients.
Participants in FLCCT classes gain a better understanding of the consumer
marketplace while learning skills needed to take charge of their financial
situations.

We have an immediate need for a Fundraising Director to continue to lead the Board in this critical area.
Previous nonprofit fundraising experience and existing access to a broad network is preferred.    
 

To ApplyInterested candidates may find out more about FLCCT at: www.flcct.org. Additional position details and specific requirements can be obtained by contacting Ann Boswell at aboswell@flcct.org.
Physical Address1600 Smith
Austin, TX
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Eligibility and Intake Specialist

AIDS Services of Austin
Posted on Friday, September 26, 2014

Job DescriptionWith the guidance of the Eligibility Services Manager, the Eligibility and Intake Specialist is responsible for completing eligibility screening and case management intakes for callers and prospective clients with HIV, including families and significant others as appropriate. The Eligibility and Intake Specialist also completes interagency intakes and completes file updates for clients accessing Food Bank services.
 
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:
  • Assist in determining client eligibility for the various ASA services and other community resources; obtain proper HIV status documentation and residency information.
  • Coordinate intake schedule for Eligibility/Intake staff. Conduct client intake interviews and psychosocial assessments by using client-centered and systems theory approaches to obtain information relevant to the medical, financial, emotional, and social service needs of the client.
  • Conduct client intake interviews and ongoing file updates for clients seeking Food Bank and Medical Nutrition Therapy assistance.
  • Maintain documentation and program notes in the client records according to departmental standards utilizing a computerized information system.
  • Conduct ongoing routine follow-up through home/hospital visits and/or telephone contacts to reassess needs.
  • Participate in SAMISS (Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Symptoms Screener) and other trainings as required by the Austin TGA Standards of Care.
  • Provide timely and accurate referrals to community AIDS services organizations and other medical providers as appropriate.
  • Coordinate interagency intakes, complete grant and program eligibility requirements for these clients, and approve transfers to other agencies.
  • Create and monitor any waiting lists for case management services.
  • Complete required data entry into Provide Enterprise® client database.
  • Coordinate with Tier 2 case manager and Outreach staff to facilitate access to care or referral for Out of Care clients.
  • Assist in training and supervising volunteers and student interns working with Eligibility and Intake.
  • Coordinate eligibility and intake services with community agencies, hospitals, doctors, etc.
  • Meet deadlines for time sheets, client documentation, and required grant documents.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities as assigned.
  • Participate in the AIDS Walk on an annual basis.
  • Attend bimonthly department meetings.
  • Provide accurate and thorough information, referrals, and resource assistance for callers and walk-ins.
  • Maintain current information on all frequently used community resources, as needed.
  • Maintain daily contact log of all calls and walk-ins per supervisor direction.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Eligibility Services Manager.
  • Participate in leadership opportunities and committees as needed.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of HIV, mental health, substance abuse, or related field
  • Knowledge of diverse populations and community resources
  • Clinical skill in working with people with mental health and/or substance use disorders and with diverse populations
  • Skill in operating personal vehicle for department activities and ability to maintain vehicle liability insurance
  • Ability to apply knowledge of HIV to day-to-day duties and client situations
  • Skill in operating office equipment, such as personal computer, calculator, copier, 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 sound 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 relationships with coworkers
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Bilingual/bicultural (English and Spanish) skills strongly preferred
  • Ability to perform routine walking, standing, bending, lifting, and stooping during the course of day
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related discipline, plus one year of proven experience with psychosocial assessments, mental health, substance abuse, or HIV disease, or any combination of equivalent education and experience, required
  • Licensure (e.g., LBSW or LPC) preferred
  • Experience working with individuals of diverse cultures, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities and/or expressions preferred
Benefits:
Benefits for this position include medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance; vacation, sick, and 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.
Application Due DateMonday, October 13, 2014
To ApplySubmit a cover letter, agency application (available at www.asaustin.org/about_careers), and resume by mail to AIDS Services of Austin, P.O. Box 4874, Austin, TX 78765; by fax to 512-452-3299; or by e-mail to asa.hr@asaustin.org. Include your name in the name of any electronic files sent by email.
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Strategic Initiatives & Resource Development Manager Job # 34-14

Housing Authority of the City of Austin
Posted on Friday, September 26, 2014

Job DescriptionThe Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) seeks a Strategic Initiatives and Resource Development Manager to provide project management, strategic planning and implementation support for key organizational initiatives as assigned by the Executive Vice President and/or the Chief Executive Officer & President. S/he shall be responsible for: planning, cultivating, and implementing a resident digital inclusion program and other key strategies and initiatives ; fundraising efforts, donor development, and other strategic endeavors that further HACA’s and its nonprofit subsidiary Austin Pathway’s mission to promote resident self-sufficiency and improve quality of life for HACA families.  Specific duties include: Serve as ambassador and champion for HACA's and its nonprofit's mission and vision. Convene and liaise with internal and external partners in the public, business and nonprofit sectors, as well as local and national grant making organizations and the HACA City Wide Advisory Board and Resident Councils. Apply tools and systems required for the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of all activities under his/her purview; this includes donor contacts, budgets, work plans, monitoring and evaluation plans, scopes of work, progress reports and other documentation. Draft, coordinate, and review responses to Requests for Proposals (RFP) as needed. Manage relevant partner contracts/agreements. Cultivate new relationships with potential donors, ensuring implementation of best practices in donor cultivation and stewardship strategies. Research new and existing fund sources/donors to maximize funds raised. Prepare timely correspondence, progress reports, proposals, and documentation of meetings, research, etc. to support implementation and evaluation of key strategies and initiatives. Oversee development of comprehensive resident digital inclusion training, including a resident Train-the-Trainer program. Remain current on local, national and international data/programs related to digital inclusion and share new information with staff, partners, and potential funders. Prepare presentations, meeting agendas and summaries, briefing papers and other related materials to execute on his/her responsibilities. Track outputs and outcomes regarding strategic initiatives, maintain and synthesize data on strategic initiatives and HACA achievements. Develop and manage agency's fund raising events and initiatives.  Work in close collaboration with the agency's Communications Manager to develop marketing collateral. Ensure that non-profit subsidiary's website, collateral, and records stay updated with relevant and compelling content. Research and develop agency internship program. Work in partnership with agency's Human Resources department to establish a multi-disciplinary internship program to enhance agency operations and develop best practices. Market and monitor progress with agency's strategic plan goals.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors degree in any relevant field from an accredited university or college; Master degree is highly desired. Five plus years of related work experience. Strong knowledge of key stakeholders in Austin's public, private and nonprofit sectors, as well as local foundations and corporations. Proven project management capability. Minimum 5 years direct experience in donor development and fundraising. Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) is preferred. Ability to build relationships with and negotiate support from key decision makers, community partners and community members. Excellent communication skills, including public speaking and presentations. Excellent writing skills, including writing proposals, Requests for Proposals, and grant reports. Proven ability to convene diverse groups of people and effectively facilitate meetings. Proven ability to effectively manage multiple high level projects. Ability to work well under pressure in a team environment, with individuals at all levels of responsibility. Strong civic engagement experience.
HACA offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes employer paid medical, dental and life insurance at 1x’s the employees’ annual salary.  HACA also invests in its employees’ by offering professional development. 
To ApplyAPPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT: Resumes will not be accepted without a completed HACA 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. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Physical Address1124 S. IH-35
Austin, TX 78704
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Food Bank Coordinator (30 hours per week)

AIDS Services of Austin
Posted on Friday, September 26, 2014

Job DescriptionUnder the direct supervision of the Food & Nutrition Services Manager, the Food Bank Coordinator helps plan, assess, organize, and oversee the daily activities of the program for the Food Bank and coordinates volunteer services for the Food Bank.
 
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:
  • Receive food and supply deliveries; select and pick up food from suppliers; and stock and organize Food Bank for optimal filling of Food Bank orders. Lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Follow safety measures and practices (e.g., use back safety belts when lifting).
  • Drive agency vehicles (van/truck) on a regular basis for bulk food pick-up.
  • Train and oversee volunteers to ensure and maintain the smooth, effective, and efficient functioning of Food Bank.
  • Supervise and assist volunteers in completing daily tasks that need to be done in order to be in compliance with Food Bank policies and procedures (e.g., filling of Food Bank orders, unpacking bulk items, and correctly stocking the shelves).
  • Perform routine sanitation, freezer/refrigeration temperature log maintenance, rotation of inventory, inventory and removal of damaged stock, processing of food donations, etc.
  • Manage and assist volunteers in the inventory of each Food Bank item after the close of each Food Bank week.
  • With the support of the Food & Nutrition Services Manager, create, implement, and maintain an internal system for training Food Bank volunteers.
  • With the support of the Food & Nutrition Services Manager, recognize volunteers through recognition events, award nomination, and acknowledgement letters.
  • Fill Food Bank orders if needed, answer client questions, and orient new clients to procedures for accessing food.
  • Fill Food Bank orders for home delivery or guide case managers and/or volunteers in correct procedures for filling orders.
  • Ensure that quality control or quality assurance measures are followed to increase accuracy and precision when filling food and hygiene orders.
  • With the support of Intake and Eligibility staff, follow up with clients and their case managers to update all required eligibility documents.
  • Verify through use of the Food Bank log that clients who have submitted menu request for services are eligible for Food Bank visit that week.
  • Coordinate work of volunteers for the removal of Food Bank recycling materials not included in the Waste Recycle Bin.
  • Assist in maintaining a regular schedule for the maintenance, cleaning, and repair of freezers, refrigerators, and any other equipment that may need maintenance. Perform some maintenance of equipment.
  • Ensure compliance with City and State health regulations related to food safety.
  • Complete Capital Area Food Bank report to include performance measures and quantity of food from suppliers.
  • Participate in agency fundraising or community events, including ASA’s AIDS Walk, on an annual basis.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of HIV and AIDS preferred
  • Knowledge of community HIV/AIDS organizations
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Skill in volunteer management and retention
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment, maintain strict confidentiality standards, and adhere to professional standards as defined by state and federal regulations
  • Skill in operating various office equipment, such as personal computer, calculator, copy machine, facsimile machine, and telephone system
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office computer programs
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and promote volunteer programs
  • Ability to make sound decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Ability to detect and analyze problems and develop appropriate solutions
  • Ability to work comfortably with individuals of diverse cultures, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions
  • Sensitivity to issues concerning HIV and all disabilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to repeatedly walk, stand, bend, stoop, push, pull, reach overhead, climb ladders, and lift, move, and carry items up to 50 pounds during the course of day
  • Ability to operate agency vehicle for Food Bank activities, reliable personal vehicle for use on agency business, and ability to maintain personal vehicle liability insurance
  • Bilingual/bicultural (English and Spanish) skills preferred
Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • One year of experience in coordinating, training, monitoring, and retaining volunteers required
  • One year of experience in delivering customer service required
  • Experience working with consumers/clients preferred
  • Food Manager Certificate within 3 months  of hire required
  • Capital Area Food Bank training within 3 months of hire required
  • Experience operating a 24-foot truck preferred
  • Knowledge of ordering supplies and calculating inventory preferred
Schedule:
Food Bank weeks: Mon 9:30 am–2:30 pm, Tue 9:00 am.–7:00 pm, Wed 9:00 am–5:00 pm,
Thur 9:00 am–4:30 pm, Fri hours flexible
Non-Food Bank weeks: Mon–Thur hours flexible, Fri 7:30 am–2:00 pm
 
Benefits:
Benefits for this position include medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance; vacation, sick, and 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.
Application Due DateMonday, October 13, 2014
To ApplySubmit a cover letter, agency application (available at www.asaustin.org/about_careers), and resume by mail to AIDS Services of Austin, P.O. Box 4874, Austin, TX 78765; by fax to 512-452-3299; or by e-mail to asa.hr@asaustin.org. Include your name in the name of any electronic files sent by email.
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Athletic Director

West Austin Youth Association
Posted on Friday, September 26, 2014

Start DateMonday, October 20, 2014
Job DescriptionAthletic Director, WAYA, Austin, Texas

West Austin Youth Association (WAYA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing recreational opportunities for the youth of Austin. WAYA serves over 5,000 youth in over 30 sports programs and activities annually.

WAYA is presently seeking a dynamic, experienced, and dedicated leader with demonstrated skills in recreational sports programming, facilities maintenance, and staff management to strengthen the organization’s capacity and advance its mission to provide a fun and safe environment for kids to reach their potential.

The Athletic Director reports to the Executive Director and supervises three full time staff and eight to ten part time staff.  The Athletic Director’s primary responsibility is to maintain the facility and plan and execute programs and administrative systems to achieve the organization’s mission and core values.

The centrally located facility has three gyms, a baseball field, a multi-purpose field, a pre-school, and a gymnastics facility.  Along with the main facility, WAYA schedules and maintains five City of Austin baseball fields and two City of Austin multipurpose fields on Cesar Chavez.

WAYA has a positive youth sports culture. We aspire to be an outstanding educational-athletic organization that provides a high-quality experience to every athlete.
 
 A high-quality experience is one in which every participant:
                            Is coached using the principles of Positive Coaching
                            Has fun playing the game
                            Feels like an important part of their team regardless of performance
                            Learns "life lessons" that have value beyond the game itself
                            Learns the skills, tactics and strategies of the game and
                        improves as a player.
 
The WAYA Athletic Director must be organized, articulate, strategic, dedicated, inclusive, respectful, and skilled at conflict resolution.

 
Essential duties and responsibilities of the Athletic Director:

            Leadership

·         To provide administrative direction and oversight for all athletics programs and activities and supervise the purchasing, control, issuance and maintenance of athletic equipment and facilities.

·         To supervise full and part-time program staff and volunteers including hiring, orientation, training, mentoring, timesheets, supervision and dismissal of program staff and volunteers and ensure that all staff members and volunteers are informed, their activities are well coordinated, and they have the necessary resources to be productive and contribute to the goals of the organization in a positive, team-oriented manner.

·         Develop and enhance the relationships with strategic partnerships within the community, including the City of Austin, the University of Texas, AISD, partner organizations, youth sports organizations, nonprofits, the business community, donors, and others.

·         Develop and oversee systems of operation, including budgets, adherence, and accounting of funds.

            Daily Operations

·         Oversee all day to day operations pertaining to the facility and grounds. Communicate daily with the facility director and grounds crew regarding the needs of the day, week and season overall. This includes presenting them and their manager practice and game schedules.

·         Oversee the allocation and reservation of all field and facility use. This includes but is not limited to leagues, private lessons, gymnastics, the pre-school, meeting spaces, and outside vendors.

·         Market WAYA leagues and programs, oversee registration, assigning of teams, training of coaches, scheduling of practices and games, and scheduling of referees, and security staff.

·         Recruit, train, lead, manage, and motivate, dedicated staff and coach volunteers and league commissioners.

·         Have a working knowledge of a variety of sports rules (Flag Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer), WAYA policies, and officiating. Mediate disputes between players, parents, staff, and coaches.

·         Provide supervision of a facility that is open seven days a week 8:30am to 9pm.  Frequent evening and weekend hours.  Core hours are 12pm-8pm, with days-off varying by sport season. (Friday/Saturday September-October, Sunday/Monday November-May, Saturday/Sunday June-August.

·         Available and accessible by cell phone, email, or in person for emergencies.

This is a sample of the job duties and is not meant to be an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities

Qualifications

·         A bachelor’s degree from a four year College or University in recreational management, physical education,           or a related field and a minimum of five to ten years of related experience, with at least three years of                     management experience.
·         A strong commitment to providing fun recreational opportunities for youth to reach their potential.
·         Strategic and operational planning abilities.
·         A proven track record of leadership and conflict resolution skills.
·         Certifications-AED/CPR and First Aid
·         Excellent verbal, writing, and public communication skills.
·         A desire to learn more about positive coaching and providing new recreational sports opportunities.

Annual salary range: $44,000-$52,000, plus benefits including dental, vision, and health insurance.
Application Due DateFriday, October 10, 2014
To ApplyResume, cover letters, and references will be accepted until 5:00 PM, October 10,2014. To apply for this position, please email your resume, letter of interest and a list of three references to executivedirector@waya.org. Please indicate the name of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your email.
Physical Address1314 Exposition Blvd
Austin, TX 78703
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Americorps Member

Southwest Key Programs
Posted on Friday, September 26, 2014

Job Description

SUMMARY

The Americorps member serves under the general supervision of the Project Director to support literacy-

focused programming, as well as additional academic and supplemental program support at East Austin

College Prep Academy.  The majority of activities will be focused on direct literacy activities both  in the

classroom and in-school as well as out-of-school time.  Additional activities include, but are not limited to:

tutoring, service-learning, outreach, volunteer coordination, community organizing, and project management. 

Must be willing to work evening and weekends. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Commit to serving a minimum of 1700 hours within the Southwest Key’s Americorps Program year (Sept.

1, 2014-August 31, 2015) 

* Provide individualized content and skill-development tutoring to assigned students, including

implementation of pre-designed literacy curriculum.

* Develop and lead program activities in the various school and community arenas including, but not limited

to: literacy, community engagement, youth development, and adult basic education.

* Communicate consistently with students, parents, school, and Southwest Key personnel. 

* Work with school staff to appropriately accommodate students who have special learning needs. 

* Accurately complete and submit all required documentation (work-logs, time sheets, etc.). 

* Continue personal and professional growth.

* Have regular attendance and exhibit punctuality. 

* Contribute to the creation of a school-wide culture of success for students.  

* Attend monthly school meetings and in-service training as specified by campus administration.

* Maintain professional development requirements to improve skills related to position assignment.

* Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned. 

REQUIREMENTS

* Commitment to the mission and vision of Southwest Key and East Austin College Prep Academy 

* High school diploma or equivalent 

* Exceptional organization and time management skills

* Excellent oral and written communication skills, bilingual English/Spanish preferred 

* Previous experience as a volunteer in a community organization and/or school setting 

* Dependability and punctuality and ability to adhere to deadlines 

* Basic skills with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet 

*  Team player and willing to take on multiple tasks at once, requiring minimal supervision

Preferred:

* Bilingual English/Spanish. 

* Bachelor’s degree 

To ApplyPlease apply online by searching for "Southwest Key"at: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/login.do Applicants may need to create a username and password in order to apply.
Physical Address6002 Jain Lane
Austin, TX 78721
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Community Consultant - National

CATCH Global Foundation
Posted on Thursday, September 25, 2014

Start DateSaturday, November 1, 2014
Job DescriptionWork with communities around the country (and someday, the globe) to develop interest in the evidence-based CATCH® child health education platform which is proven to prevent childhood obesity as is recognized as a national standard used in over 10,000 educational settings.
 
The CATCH Global Foundation has recently been formed to expand, develop and sustain CATCH. We are on an exciting growth curve and have the support of the Austin philanthropic community including the Michael and Susan Dell Center at The University of Texas School of Public Health.
 
This is a salaried position with an additional opportunity for commission based on earned revenue from services provided to communities. Job responsibilities include:
 
-      Development of targeting and segmenting strategy
-      Consult with communities on needs and readiness
-      Handle inbound inquiries for CATCH services
-      Conduct outbound calling to target prospects
-      Represent CATCH and the foundation at public health events
-      Work directly with Executive Director and other key stakeholders
 
Help shape the future of childrens' health and have fun!   www.catchglobalfoundation.org
 
Candidates should have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, a proven track record of consulting and service sales, and a passion for kids and health.
Application Due DateFriday, October 10, 2014
To ApplyPlease email dvd@catchglobalfoundation.org with a resume.
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78750
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School-to-Prison Pipeline Staff Attorney/Policy Analyst

Texas Appleseed
Posted on Thursday, September 25, 2014

Job DescriptionTexas Appleseed, a public interest law center, seeks a staff attorney or policy analyst to support the work of its School-to-Prison Pipeline Project. This position works under the direction of the School-to-Prison Pipeline Project Director and Executive Director to implement Texas Appleseed’s programs focused on dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline and promoting juvenile justice reform.
Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Conduct legal and policy research and draft reports on topics related to school-to-prison pipeline and juvenile justice;
·         Conduct presentations for judges, agency officials, stakeholders, policymakers and/or the public concerning school-to-prison pipeline;
·         Work with local community partners across the state to support reform efforts on the local and school district level;
·         Represent Appleseed at meetings, forums and other events;
·         Coordinate with pro bono partners, advocates, community partners and other stakeholders;
·         Assist in developing and implementing legislative and policy strategies;
·         Support litigation and administrative complaints;
·         Respond to inquiries from individuals impacted by school-to-prison pipeline; and
·         Perform other tasks as needed to support organization’s mission.

Qualifications

The candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to Appleseed’s mission and at least two years of experience in legal, legislative or policy work.  Minimum qualifications also include a license to practice law in Texas or a Masters in Public Policy. The candidate must also have outstanding written and verbal communication skills, organizational and time management skills, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Experience with public speaking, media relations, and community outreach preferred.  This position is located in Austin; some travel within Texas is required.
Application Due DateFriday, October 10, 2014
To ApplySend cover letter, resume, three references, a brief writing sample (no more than 5 pages) and salary requirements to Mary Mergler, mmergler@texasappleseed.net, by October 10, 2014. Please include “STPP Application – [Your Name]” in the Subject line. No phone calls please.
Physical AddressTexas Appleseed
1609 Shoal Creek Blvd.
Austin, TX 78701
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Board Administrative Assistant

Inter Cooperative Council
Posted on Thursday, September 25, 2014

Start DateMonday, October 13, 2014
Job DescriptionEmployment Opportunity:      Board Administrative Assistant
 
 
ICC, a student housing cooperative in west campus, is looking for a highly competent, patient, and enthusiastic person to provide part time administrative support to the Board of Directors. The Board consists of 15 elected student member-owners. This position is the primary point of contact for Board logistical matters. The workload varies between 10-35 hours per month, with 25 being typical. Although in-person attendance at meetings is required, and the ICC office is available for use, most of the work can be done remotely on an extremely flexible schedule.
 
Tasks include maintaining the Board calendar, contact lists, attending Board and committee meetings, coordinating Board member work, taking minutes, updating the Board section of the website, assembling Board meeting materials, and coordinating Board retreats.
 
Candidate Requirements:
 
  • Must be able to attend the Board and committee meetings which are on evenings and weekends. (The current meeting calendar is on the ICC website.);
  • Be available for at least one, but preferably up to three, years in the position.
 
Compensation is $560/month with a longevity bonus of $150/month paid out after each year of service. The longevity bonus increases to $200 and $250 in the 2nd and 3rd years respectively. Based on the work of the outgoing person in this position, the average hourly rate is in the neighborhood of $29.
 
This is a great opportunity for someone interested in working to promote cooperation and affordability in Austin.
 
To apply, send resume and thoughtfully composed cover letter to hiring@iccaustin.coop by October 6, 2014.
Application Due DateMonday, October 6, 2014
To Applysend resume and thoughtfully composed cover letter to hiring@iccaustin.coop
Physical Address2305 Nueces St
Austin, Tex 78705
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2-1-1 Navigation Specialist

United Way for Greater Austin
Posted on Thursday, September 25, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 8, 2014
Job Description
Information and Referral, 2-1-1 Texas.
 
As part of the United Way Navigation Center you will assist United Way 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 Strongly Preferred.
Licenses, Registrations, Certifications, or Special Requirements: None required.
Preferred: Experience in health and human services or related call center experience. Degree in Social Work, or Psychology. Certified by Alliance of Information & Referral Systems (AIRS) as CIRS/CRS, or eligible within a year for certification.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent communication, problem solving and listening skills, able to multi-task, open to structure and direction, professional, detailed oriented, ability to speak with callers over the phone, customer service focus, and basic knowledge of Windows-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 DateFriday, October 3, 2014
To ApplyEmail resume as attached W ord or PDF document to nchr@uwatx.org
Physical AddressEast Austin
78702
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Major Gifts Officer

The National Domestic Violence Hotline
Posted on Thursday, September 25, 2014

Job DescriptionGeneral Position Purpose Statement
 
The Major Gifts Officer reports directly to the Chief Development Officer and works to develop, and implement strategies for individual major gift donor relationship management (manage, mature, upgrade) to meet short and long-term goals of the department. 
 
The primary objective of the Major Gifts Officer is to develop long-term relationships built on a firm understanding of donor interests, passions and values.
 
Essential Responsibilities/Duties
 
RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT AND SOLICITATION (65%)
 
  • Create, integrate and implement short, intermediate and long-term individual major gifts and private foundation major gift donor strategies with the Chief Development Officer
  • Serve as the strategist and relationship director for a portfolio of existing and prospective corporate, foundation and major gift donors.
  • Research and identify new funding opportunities from corporations, foundations and high net work individuals
  • Build and maintain relationships with foundation grant officers and major gift donors.
  • Identify event sponsorship prospects and work with appropriate Development staff members and volunteers to present event sponsorship opportunities.
  • Develop strategic funding requests based on short, intermediate, and long-term funding goals of
the organization for high net worth individuals (100-150k).
  • Act as primary relationship manager for individual and private foundation prospects of $10,000
or more/year to reach or exceed annual funding goals.
  • Play lead role in soliciting and closing major gifts with Chief Development Officer.
  • Manage relationship process for individual major gift donors including prospect solicitation,
 briefing with primary relationship managers.
Represent NDVH at events critical to developing relationships with public and private funding sources.
  • Cultivate and expand current giving by planned gift donors and integrate planned gift objectives
into major individual donor requests in collaboration with Chief Development Officer.
 
CULTIVATION AND STEWARDSHIP (25%)
  • Plan and implement funding campaigns, events and activities (volunteer experiences, tours,
receptions, etc.) for individual major gift donors using existing activities as appropriate
  • Execute major gift materials, including briefing memos, proposals and stewardship materials
  • Manage and coordinate volunteer donor groups to cultivate and request new gifts
 
MONITORING AND REPORTING (10%)
  • Monitor weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual activity to achieve major gift revenue goals
  • Assist with review and verification of major gift donor recognition lists
  • Track ad report relationship management activity using constituent relationship management
system including identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of
prospective and current individual major donors
  • Participate in regular Advancement staff and organization-wide meetings 05/2012
 
BEHAVIORAL EXPECTATIONS
  • Customer Service - demonstrate the ability to respond with urgency to the needs and requests of
  • others, internally and externally and ensure a high degree of responsiveness to all donors without regard to their giving level.  Understand the impact of their work on others.
  • Maintain constructive relationships and demonstrate respect for everyone contacted.
  • Deal constructively with conflict and focus on the situation, issue or behavior and not on the person by diffusing situations before conflicts arise, resolving conflicts directly and actively promoting and gaining cooperation from others.
  • Willingness and ability to adjust to changing conditions or priorities.
  • Take the initiative to identify and act on problems and lead by example.  Consistently make decisions that resolve problems.
  • Performs other related duties as requested by CDO and CEO.
This description only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.


Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
 
 
·         Ability to articulate with passion the mission, programs and purposes of the agency.
·         Proven track record in personally cultivating and soliciting major gifts.
·         Ability to formulate and implement innovative major gift strategies and develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising plan.
·         Ability to collaborate with senior management, the Board of Directors, staff and other constituents and stakeholders in driving philanthropic direction and priorities forward.
·         Ability to work collaboratively within a “team management” model, providing support and constructive feedback in interpersonal interaction with staff and colleagues.
·         Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
·         Proven ability to build effective relationships and networks for sponsorship.
·         Ability to travel extensively.
·         Minimum of 5 years of nonprofit fundraising experience in positions of increasing responsibility and complexity, realizing annual fundraising goals of $2 million or greater.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or other related field, or, any combination of related education and experience with documented record of the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.  (Equivalency formula:   two years of experience equals one year education). CFRE preferred.

Other Requirements /Working Conditions
 
 
·         Must maintain the standards of confidentiality related to agency information, funders and other constituents.
·         Must have emotional and physical stamina to tolerate prolonged sitting or standing and to deal with a variety of stressful situations, including responses to complaints and internal and external interactions.
·         Must maintain standards of confidentiality related to agency information.
 
 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and minimum level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for the position.  The employee will be required to perform any other job-related duties as required by the job objectives, and the Chief Development Officer.  This description does not modify any employee’s at-will status and is not a contract for continued employment of any duration.
 
To Apply: Please visit www.thehotline.org/jobs and download an application and complete in its entirety. Please email the completed application along with a copy of your resume to mcontreras@ndvh.org or fax to 512.306.9887. A resume without an application will not be accepted. 
To ApplyTo Apply: Please visit www.thehotline.org/jobs and download an application and complete in its entirety. Please email the completed application along with a copy of your resume to mcontreras@ndvh.org or fax to 512.306.9887. A resume without an application will not be accepted.
Physical AddressP.O. Box 161810
Austin, TX 78716
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Care Manager - Guardianship Program

Family Eldercare
Posted on Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Job DescriptionResponsible for developing, assessing, facilitating and monitoring all components of assigned caseloads of incapacitated adults receiving Guardianship services.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
· Complete intake paperwork on eligible clients, including assessment with medical and cognitive impressions with assessment of indicators of abuse, neglect and exploitation.
· Establish and maintain client charts and electronic records.
· Establish, monitor, and revise client care plans.
· Make appropriate referrals for services needed to support client.
· Conduct monthly monitoring visits in the home, day habilitation or medical settings.
· Provide guardianship services with continuing assessment of wards to ensure that our wards live in a safe environment, enjoying an optimal quality of life.
· Work in collaboration with estate services in the establishment of budgets, bank accounts, and other services required to manage finances and provide for basic needs.
· Provide direct services to crime victims including, but not limited to, crisis intervention, assistance with Crime Victims' Compensation, assistance with Texas VINE, legal assistance, victim advocacy and information and referral.
· Participate in on-call rotation.
· Supervise volunteers in establishing and maintaining a supportive relationship with ward, and effective monitoring and advocacy.
· Participate in volunteer recognition activities.
· All other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or related field, 2 years of experience in direct client services, case management and using resources for adults who are elderly, disabled, or victims of abuse, neglect or exploitation. Basic level skills on Microsoft office suite.

Preferred: Master's Degree in Human Services or related field and 3 years Care Management experience in direct client services, case management and using resources for adults who are elderly, disabled, or victims of abuse, neglect or exploitation. Basic level skills on Microsoft office suite.

To ApplyFor instructions on applying, please visit http://www.familyeldercare.org/about/careers.html
Physical Address1700 Rutherford Lane
Austin, TX 78754
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Campaign Specialist, School & Youth

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Posted on Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Job Description
  • As a Campaign Specialist you will be responsible to:
  • Oversee all aspects for School & Youth campaign and possibly other events as needed
  • Provide input into the development of a strategic plan for S&Y including fundraising goals, budget recommendations, volunteer/intern goals, and timelines.
  • Identify and network with vendors to secure the best rate or donation of services needed for S&Y.
  • Identify and network with corporations, community groups, schools, and key donors to promote and support S&Y.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the on-going fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense), community engagement, event satisfaction, and overall success of the campaign.
  • Develop/modify marketing materials (i.e.-brochures, recruitment) to promote the fundraising campaign.
  • Assists with planning fundraising promotions.
  • Directs in-office administrative volunteer activities related to campaign.
  • Develop positive volunteer interactions through recruitment, mentoring, and providing support for fundraising goals, while focusing on the mission of LLS.  
  • Maintain a working knowledge of LLS's mission and programs to promote LLS' fundraising, research, and patient initiatives.
  • Perform other duties or special projects as required or as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • 1-2 years fundraising, communications, sales, marketing, event planning
  • Able to supervise groups of employees and volunteers
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Availability for meetings outside of normal business hours (ex. early mornings)
  • Relationship driven
  • Self motivated
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to travel (50%) 

**This is a full-time, exempt position based in our Austin, TX office. Please put Campaign Specialist S&Y as the subject line.**


To ApplyInterested and qualified candidates should email their cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 1218 Arion Parkway Suite 102 San Antonio, TX 78213 Fax: 210-998-5420 Email: Recruiting_RCD@lls.org Online: http://www.lls.org/#/aboutlls/chapters/sctx/careers/CampSpec_SY
Physical Address1218 Arion Parkway
Ste 102
San Antonio, TX 78213
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NDVH/LIR Digital Advocate - 11 Positions

The National Domestic Violence Hotline
Posted on Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Job Description

General Position Purpose Statement

 

The Digital Advocate is responsible for responding to incoming chats, texts and other digital contact on the NDVH/LIR website and social media.  

 

The Digital Advocate will assist victims, advocates, service providers and the general public by providing crisis intervention, safety planning, referrals, and problem solving to all callers.

The Digital Advocate (Part-Time) is scheduled for a 24-hour week and may require occasional adjustments in work hours, including the need to work shifts that provide coverage of the NDVH/LIR 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.

 

We are currently hiring for the following shifts:

 

1)      M, W, F                  4:45 pm – 12:00 am (Evening)

2)      Th, F                       3:45 pm – 12:00 am (Evening)

3)      Su, M                      7:45 pm – 1:00 am (Evening)

4)      M, W                      7:45 pm – 1:00 am (Evening)

5)      Tue, Th                  4:45 pm – 12:00 am (Evening)

6)      W, Th, F                 7:45 am – 4:00 pm (Day)

7)      Sat, Su                    6:45 am – 3:00 pm (Day)

8)      M, Tue, W             11:45 pm – 8:00 am (Overnight)

9)      W, Thu, F              11:45 pm – 8:00 am (Overnight)

10)   M, Tue, W             3:45 pm – 12:00 am (Evening)

11)   M, Tue                   7:45 am – 4:00 pm (Day) 

 

Schedule may be modified based on operational needs.  This position requires a high level of empathy and sensitivity to all incoming inquiries.

 

Essential Responsibilities/Duties

 

  • Provide crisis intervention, safety planning, education, advocacy and referrals to digital contacts, as appropriate.
  • Collects demographic information on all chats, texts, and other digital contacts, enters chatter’s needs and situations into digital contact application and documents referrals given to digital contacts;
  • Refers unresolved problems between service providers and the NDVH/LIR callers to NDVH/LIR Digital Supervisor.
  • Assist program administration in keeping the database system updated by reporting all changes to be made in service provider information.
  • Participates in any NDVH/LIR evaluation efforts.
  • Respond to digital contact’s requests for domestic violence materials (i.e. Brochures, flyers, posters, handouts and other promotional materials).
  • Assist in overall office administration and maintenance, including answering chats, texts and other digital contact and maintaining common areas as necessary.

 

 

This description only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow and any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by his or her supervisor or management.

 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

 

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent is required; college degree in social work or related field preferred.  Professional and/or personal experience may substitute for educational requirements. 
  • Six months experience in direct services to victims of domestic violence or similar human services program.  Volunteer experience counts as work experience.
  • Six months experience providing crisis intervention.
  • Experience/familiarity with computers.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite. Must be proficient in a PC/Mac environment. Be familiar with Google docs and sites.
  • Ability to work shifts which will provide coverage of the NDVH/LIR service, 365 days per year, including weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to attend required meetings (including, but not limited to, Program Team and Advocate Team meetings), which may be scheduled during hours outside of the Advocate’s regular schedule.
  • Ability to manage time and complete multiple activities within a time frame.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high stress situations.
  •  Ability to work as a team member, providing support and constructive feedback in interpersonal interaction.
  • Have understanding of privacy and security issues around social media, smart phones and internet use.
  • Demonstrates initiative and the ability to be flexible and creative.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high stress situations.
  •  Ability to respond with empathy and support to victims in crisis situations and with sensitivity and awareness to diverse cultural, ethnic and social backgrounds, values, attitudes and languages.
  • Commitment to concept of local, community, volunteer-based delivery of human services by domestic violence shelters.
  • Commitment to NDVH/LIR program philosophy.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and minimum level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for the position.  The employee will be required to perform any other job-related duties as required by the job objectives, the president, vice president and mission and philosophy of NDVH/LIR.  This description does not modify any employee’s at-will-status and is not a contract for continued employment of any duration.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer.

To ApplyVisit www.thehotline.org/jobs to download and complete an application. Please email the completed application along with a copy of your resume to mcontreras@ndvh.org or fax to 512.306.9887. A resume without an application will not be accepted. PLEASE INDICATE THE SHIFT YOU ARE INTERESTED IN.
Physical AddressP.O Box 161810
Austin, TX 78716
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IT Support Specialist

Concordia University Texas
Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 15, 2014
Job DescriptionThe Support Specialist is a non-exempt position requiring technical and HelpDesk support for all electronic equipment managed by Technology Services (configuration, installation and repair), enabling end users to operate efficiently and effectively.  

Location                    North Lamar Center M-Th 11:00 am – 8:30 pm,
                                    Main Campus F - 7:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
 
  • Configures, installs and repairs computers and peripheral equipment
  • Maintains computer labs in cooperation with the Instructional Technology staff
  • Ensures antivirus software is installed and properly updated on all university computers
  • Maintains inventory of all electronic equipment managed by University Services
  • Performs routine and on-demand maintenance on printers
  • Supports the helpdesk operation, providing troubleshooting services as necessary and works with two or more student workers to help maintain efficient helpdesk operations
  • Trains and assists end-users with software and hardware installations
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
Position Requirements 
  • Installing, configuring and repairing printers, scanners, and other office productivity peripherals.
  • Experience managing PanoLogic boxes and VMware desktop virtualization is a plus
  • Advanced working knowledge of common productivity software (Office 2007/2010), Windows desktop operating systems (XP/Windows 7), Windows Server operating system (2003/2008), and web browsers (IE, Chrome, Firefox, Safari)
  • Advanced working knowledge of computers (Windows/Apple) and computer hardware and peripherals
 
Required Education & Experience 
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a combination of education and experience that yields the required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • A+ certification or equivalent 
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience is required installing, configuring and maintaining desktop/laptop hardware and software systems

Salary:  $30,000/annually
Application Due DateWednesday, October 15, 2014
To ApplyApplications accepted until position is filled. http://www.concordia.edu/page.cfm?page_ID=3210
Physical Address11400 Concordia University Drive
Austin, TX 78726
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Direct Services Program Manager

Asian Family Support Services of Austin
Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Start DateMonday, October 27, 2014
Job Description 
Direct Services Program Manager
 
 
Position Summary:
Started in 1992, Asian Family Support Services of Austin is a non-profit organization that helps and empowers Asian survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence and human trafficking, improves their access to services and increases community awareness of various forms of gender-based violence and oppression.
 
AFSSA is committed to providing the highest quality, client centered and strength based services. The Direct Services Program Manager will be responsible for providing culturally-grounded and trauma-informed supportive client services for Asian and immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence and trafficking. Additionally, the Direct Services Program Manager will manage the 24-hour agency hotline. Services provided will consider cultural, language and religious dynamics that are traditional barriers to the Asian and immigrant community in fully utilizing available community resources to ensure safety and well-being.
 
This position will directly report to the Client Services Program Director.
 
Essential Job Functions:
 
Hotline Management
  • Oversee all aspects of AFSSA ’s 24-hour hotline including the development and implementation of best practices and protocols, management of hotline software.
  • Develop current and applicable hotline resources, information and training materials
  • Facilitate ongoing trainings for staff, volunteers and hotline advocates on hotline protocol
  • Analyze data, evaluate and report effectiveness of hotline services
 
Program Management
  • Provide support, supervision and evaluation to hotline and direct service staff members
·         Collaborate with direct service staff team members to address myriad of client case management needs
·         Participate in individual, team and clinical supervision meetings
  • Maintain proper client records, maintain and update resource guides, document intake/progress/exit procedures and program data
  • Evaluation of program and development of progress reports to the Program Director and Executive Director
  • Adhere to all agency, state and federal policies and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned
 
Advocacy and Collaboration
  • Provide comprehensive and confidential trauma-informed crisis intervention services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence and trafficking
  • Provide individual advocacy and case management services to support survivors in identifying needs and options within the framework of their cultural milieu, abilities, and support network
  • Provide legal advocacy services around civil, criminal and immigration issues
  • Accompany clients to legal, medical and other appointments as necessary
  • Facilitate client support group sessions
  • Build and maintain alliances and partnerships with social service providers
·         Participate in local coalitions and task forces
 
Required knowledge, abilities, and skills:
·         Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Public Health, Psychology or other related field; Master’s degree preferred
·         2 years of staff supervision experience in a community based organization
·         2 years of program management
·         Experience in trauma-informed service provision
·         Knowledge of culturally-grounded service provision to traditionally underserved populations
·         Knowledge of Asian cultures, respect for all cultures, and ability to interact with diverse groups
·         Strong familiarity with one or more Asian languages
·         Experience with utilizing and managing client database programs
·         Experience in victim/survivor advocacy, crisis intervention/counseling utilizing various modalities
·         Knowledge of local Austin-area community resources
·         Knowledge of gender-based violence issues and their impact on individuals and families and experience working with individuals who have experienced trauma
·         Knowledge and proficiency in the use of computers, internet searches, smartphone devices and other software packages
·         Ability to maintain effective relationships with staff, volunteers, community and national partners
·         Ability to plan and organize work in an effective and timely manner
·         Ability to maintain flexible schedule in accordance with program needs

Specifications:
  • $32,000-$35,000
  • Must have valid U.S. work permit
 

AFSSA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, language, ethnicity, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression or status as a disabled veteran. 
To ApplyPlease send resumes to AFSSA at info@afssaustin.org or P.O. Box 14234, Austin, TX 78761. For more information, visit www.afssaustin.org. No phone inquiries.
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Insure Central Texas Insurance Enrollment Specialists

Foundation Communities
Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Job DescriptionFoundation Communities is seeking Insurance Enrollment Specialists with experience working with health and/or dental insurance to research benefits, costs and networks under different insurance plans and to educate consumers on how different plans will address specific health and/or dental needs.
 
Certification for this position begins in mid-October.  Enrollment runs from November 15 through February 15.  Some positions may have the potential to extend past February 15 into March or April.  Part-time and full-time positions are available, with options for weekday, evening, and/or weekend hours. Pay for the position is based on experience and is in the range of $15 - $18/hour. 
 
Job Responsibilities
  • Provide superior customer service to community members and volunteers
  • Provide information and education to community members interested in learning more about the Affordable Care Act and the benefits available to them
  • Provide application assistance and facilitate enrollment in health insurance through the Federal Marketplace
  • Maintain knowledge and expertise in eligibility, enrollment, and program specifications of the Federal Marketplace
  • Research health, prescription and/or dental benefits, networks and costs to educate consumers on how plans will address their specific health or dental needs
 
Qualifications
  • Experience working with health or dental insurance and understanding the nuances of insurance policies is required
  • Demonstrated ability to provide superior customer service to a diverse population of customers
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of and ability to work and engage with under-served and under-represented populations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Nursing, Social Work, Public Health, Public Administration or similar field from an accredited college or university preferred.  Relevant years of experience can be substituted for bachelor’s degree. 
 
Requirements
  • Become certified as a Certified Application Counselor or Navigator (training provided).  Required certification route will be determined at time of hiring. 
To ApplyPlease send a resume, cover letter, names and contact information for three references to resumes@foundcom.org. Type “Insure Central Texas – Insurance Enrollment Specialist” in the subject. In your cover, please specify your availability for full-time or part-time work.No phone calls or visits.
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78704
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Insure Central Texas Site Manager

Foundation Communities
Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Job DescriptionFoundation Communities is seeking Site Managers to oversee the operations of its health insurance enrollment centers.   Site managers provide superior customer service to community members and volunteers, offer support and guidance to volunteers for accurate enrollment, assist with enrolling customers, ensure sites are operating efficiently, and complete administrative work related to the position. 
 
Training for this position begins in mid-October.  Enrollment runs from November 15 through February 15.  Some positions may have the potential to extend past February 15 into March or April.  Part-time and full-time positions are available, with options for weekday, evening, and/or weekend hours. Pay for the position is based on experience and credentials and is in the range of $15 - $18/hour. 
 
Job Responsibilities
Site Management
  • Open and/or close enrollment site
  • Ensure facilities are maintained according to the site host’s guidelines
  • Ensure enrollment services offered are within the federal guidelines
  • Ensure equipment and software at the site is functioning optimally
  • Resolve customer and volunteer conflicts in a prompt and professional manner
  • Ensure the protection and security of a customer’s personal, confidential and identifiable information in a professional and responsible manner and carry out all measures to prevent unauthorized disclosures 
 
Volunteer Management
  • Provide overall support, guidance, and on-going training to volunteers at the site
  • Conduct site orientations for new volunteers
  • Effectively use experienced volunteers with expertise in tax law or insurance to enhance site operations
  • Validate the identity of all volunteers prior to working at the enrollment site
  • Ensure all volunteers adhere to the privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • Maintain and deliver volunteer attendance and evaluation forms to the volunteer coordinator; report any concerns to the volunteer coordinator
 
Customer Service
  • Provide superior customer service to community members and volunteers at the site
  • Provide information and education to community members interested in learning more about the Affordable Care Act and the benefits available to them
  • Provide application assistance and facilitate enrollment of community members in health insurance programs
  • Maintain knowledge and expertise in eligibility, enrollment, and program specifications of the Federal Marketplace and other health coverage programs such as Medicaid and CHIP (training provided)
  • Promptly report any concerns or issues involving customers or community members to the program director
 
Administrative
  • Collect data and complete daily reports as required
  • Participate in Site Manager conference calls and other meetings as required
 
Qualifications
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish is preferred (bilingual in English/Spanish is required for some locations)
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of and ability to work and engage with the uninsured, under-served and under-represented populations
  • Experience with volunteer programs (as a volunteer or coordinating volunteers)
  • Prefer experience with tax preparation, private health insurance, or the enrollment process for public benefits.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Nursing, Social Work, Public Health, Public Administration or similar field from an accredited college or university preferred.  Relevant years of experience can be substituted for bachelor’s degree.  
 
Requirements
  • Travel between sites may be necessary
  • Certify either as a Certified Application Counselor or Navigator (training provided), depending on the assigned location. 
To ApplyPlease send a resume, cover letter,names and contact information for three references to resumes@foundcom.org. Type “Insure Central Texas – Site Manager” in the subject line. In your cover, please specify your availability for full-time or part-time work. No phone calls or visits
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78752
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Insure Central Texas Billingual Enrollment Specialist

Foundation Communities
Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Job DescriptionFoundation Communities is seeking Bilingual Enrollment Specialists to work as certified Navigators, providing health insurance education and enrollment services in Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese and Korean.   
 
Training for this position begins in mid-October.  Enrollment runs from November 15 through February 15.  Some positions may have the potential to extend past February 15 into March or April.  Part-time and full-time positions are available, with options for weekday, evening, and/or weekend hours. Pay for the position is based on experience and is in the range of $15 - $18/hour. 
 
Job Responsibilities
  • Provide superior customer service to community members and volunteers
  • Provide information and education to community members interested in learning more about the Affordable Care Act and the benefits available to them
  • Provide application assistance and facilitate enrollment in health insurance, CHIP, Medicaid and other programs
  • Maintain knowledge and expertise in eligibility, enrollment, and program specifications of the Federal Marketplace and other health coverage programs such as Medicaid and CHIP
  • Assist with outreach and community enrollment events
 
Qualifications
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic or Korean
  • Very comfortable conversing in second language on complicated topics (tax, insurance) with community members who speak no English
  • Experience with tax preparation, private health insurance, or the enrollment process for CHIP, Medicaid, MAP and other public benefits is preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated ability to provide superior customer service to a diverse population of customers
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of and ability to work and engage with under-served and under-represented populations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Nursing, Social Work, Public Health, Public Administration or similar field from an accredited college or university preferred.  Relevant years of experience can be substituted for bachelor’s degree.  
 
Requirements
·         Become certified as a Navigator (training provided)
To ApplyPlease send resume, cover letter, names and contact information for three references to resumes@foundcom.org. Type “Insure Central Texas – Bilingual Enrollment Specialist” in the subject line. In your cover, please specify your availability for full-time or part-time work. No phone calls or visits
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78752
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Billingual Assistant Manager

Foundation Communities
Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Job Description
Assistant Managers manage the waiting room and intake process for both tax preparation and health insurance enrollment.  Assistant Managers greet clients as they arrive at the tax centers, screen clients for eligibility for services, help clients assemble their documents in preparation to meet with either a tax preparer or enrollment specialist, train and support volunteers, and provide English/Spanish translation.   
 
This position begins November 1st through February 15th, with some positions extending until April 15th.  Schedules include weekday, evening, and weekend hours. This position pays $12 - $15/hour, depending on experience. 
 
Job Responsibilities
  • Provide excellent customer service to clients visiting our sites
  • Assist Center Managers with opening and closing tasks.
  • Train volunteers on the intake process and support volunteers throughout their shifts
  • Welcome and screen clients for eligibility
  • As necessary, help clients complete intake paperwork
  • Assemble clients’ paperwork to prepare them to meet with a tax preparer or enrollment specialist
  • Address basic client questions
  • Address client complaints in a professional and courteous manner
  • Schedule appointments for clients
  • Determine client needs and refer them to other financial programs provided by Foundation Communities
  • Maintain clean waiting room area
  • Maintain functioning intake area equipment 
  • Monitor inventory and ensure adequate supplies are available for each operating day
  • Provide English/Spanish interpreting as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
Basic Qualifications
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Experience in customer service
 
Requirements
  • Certify at the basic level of tax preparation (training provided)
  • Become a Certified Application Counselor (training provided)
 


To ApplyPlease send a cover letter, names and contact information for three references, and resume to resumes@foundcom.org. Type “Bilingual Assistant Manager” in the subject line. In your cover letter, please specify your availability for full-time or part-time work. No phone calls or visits, please.
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78752
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Austin LifeGuard Staff Educator

Austin LifeCare
Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Job DescriptionMission Statement

To empower Central Texas teens and parents with accurate information and practical tools to help them make positive decisions, build healthy relationships, and postpone sexual involvement until marriage.

Austin LifeGuard accomplishes this mission with the following components:

  • High School and Middle School Presentations (Public and Private Schools)
  • Character and Sexuality Presentations
  • Teen Leadership Presentations
  • Parent Workshops
  • One time presentations to Youth Organizations and Church Groups
  • One time presentations to Youth Workers and Medical Professionals

Austin LifeGuard does not provide school programming outside of the classroom setting or ongoing teen development programming but can act as liaison between organizations with those needs and potential volunteers.

Staff Educator Job Description
Austin LifeGuard Character & Sexuality Education (ALG) is a sexual risk avoidance character-based pregnancy prevention education program of Austin LifeCare (ALC). Austin LifeCare is a local nonprofit that provides compassionate and practical services for the difficult issues surrounding unexpected pregnancy. These include prevention education, pregnancy support and services, and abortion recovery programs.

Principle Functions: The Staff Educator delivers presentations for all of the Austin LifeGuard services, including but not limited to: classroom presentations, teen leadership programs and parent workshops.

Reports to: Austin LifeGuard Program Director

Minimum Requirements:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in a helping field
  • Five years of public speaking experience
  • Three years of youth development experience
  • Completion of the eight-week Austin LifeGuard training program
  • Ability to carry out duties with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule
  • Credible references
  • Must be a team player
To ApplyTo apply, please email resume and cover letter to Program Director, Corey Tabor, at corey@austinlifeguard.com.
Physical Address1215 West Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78757
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Volunteer Coordinator

Austin LifeCare
Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Job DescriptionDescription: 
The Volunteer/PAL Coordinator is responsible for cross-organizational coordination of volunteer recruitment, training, communication and appreciation. Additionally, the Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for the management and supervision of the PAL Mentoring Program. This position is part-time, 20-30 hours per week.


Qualifications: 

  • Degreed and/or experienced in social work is strongly preferred.
  • Be a committed Christian who demonstrates a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
  • Exhibit strong commitment and dedication to the pro-life position and sexual purity.
  • Agree with and be willing to uphold the Statement of Principle, Statement of Faith and policies of the center.
  • Have experience in office operations and general management of running an office.
  • Have experience with Microsoft Office computer applications.
  • Exhibit excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Be self-motivated, dependable and responsible.
  • At least two years experience working in a non-profit, preferred.
  • Bilingual in verbal and written Spanish preferred but not required.
To ApplyTo apply, please email resume and cover letter to Center Director, Jayne Norton, at jayne@austinlifecare.com.
Physical Address1215 West Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78757
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Bilingual Client Services Specialist

Austin LifeCare
Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Job DescriptionDescription: 
The Bilingual Client Services Specialist is responsible for providing a variety of counseling services to both English and Spanish speaking clients, as well as the coordination of educational curriculum for our Earn While You Learn Program. This position is part-time, 20-30 hours per week. Occasional evenings and weekends.


Qualifications:

  • Degreed and/or experienced in counseling-related field is strongly preferred.
  • Be a committed Christian who demonstrates a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
  • Exhibit strong commitment and dedication to the pro-life position and sexual purity.
  • Agree with and be willing to uphold the Statement of Principle, Statement of Faith and policies of the center.
  • Have experience with Microsoft Office computer applications.
  • Exhibit excellent organizational skills.
  • Be self-motivated, dependable and responsible.
  • Work well in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills with proficiency in verbal and written Spanish.
  • Demonstrate compassion, cheerfulness and professionalism.
To ApplyTo apply, email resume and cover letter to Center Director, Jayne Norton, at jayne@austinlifecare.com
Physical Address1215 West Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78757
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Director, Development [TX]

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, known as NCMEC
Posted on Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Start DateTuesday, September 23, 2014
Job DescriptionThe National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, known as NCMEC, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to helping bring home missing children and combating child sexual exploitation.
 
NCMEC’s branch office in Austin, TX is seeking an experienced development professional to be responsible for leading, planning, and coordinating financial development activities to financially benefit and market the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children/Texas Regional Office (NCMEC/TX). These activities include annual giving, private and corporate fundraising, private foundation support, major gifts, planned giving, as well as marketing opportunities. This position may be located in Austin or Dallas, TX.
 
This position requires Bachelor’s or advanced degree in a related field and a minimum of five (5) years related experience with a demonstrated, successful fundraising record. Applicants must have a demonstrated knowledge of and ability to successfully manage funding areas such as annual giving, corporations, foundations, and major-gift campaigns and ability to develop and sustain productive working relationships with businesses, individuals, and organizations.
                                                                                             
NCMEC offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package including paid time off, employer-funded retirement contribution and optional 403b plans, excellent health insurance coverage (medical/prescription, dental, and vision plans), professional development & training opportunities, a great work environment, and more!
 
Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and résumé with salary requirements to Human Resources at careers@ncmec.org. For more information, please visit our web site, www.missingkids.com, click on “Join Our Team”. NCMEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
To ApplyQualified candidates should send a cover letter and résumé with salary requirements to Human Resources at careers@ncmec.org. For more information, please visit our web site, www.missingkids.com, click on “Join Our Team”. NCMEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Program Director, Adult Day Health Center

AGE of Central Texas
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2014

Job Description

General Description:

Exercise general administrative direction and control of the daily operations of the Austin Adult Day Health program in accordance with state and federal regulations. 

Essential Functions

  • Maintain daily census levels necessary to balance expenditures.
  • Adhere to budget guidelines.
  • Be aware of all standards, contracts, and licensing information related to governance of the program.
  • Develop needed documentation materials, compile necessary files, and maintain necessary records.
  • Select, supervise, evaluate, train, and discipline staff.
  • Promote marketing through community outreach, including representing the program at community meetings.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding participants, their families, and/or caregivers.
  • Crisis management, evacuation, and emergency handling as needed.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the program and update content to satisfy clients’ ever-changing and diverse needs.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

Authority:

The Program Director is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out responsibilities as long as such action does not deviate from established agency policies, and is consistent with sound professional judgment. 

Working Relationship

  • Selected by the Deputy Director of Programs and is responsible to him/her.
  • Responsible for all personnel who are executing assigned tasks under his/her supervision.
  • Must establish the necessary relationships with staff, clients, constituency, and local community groups in order to ensure the delivery of service and proper program functioning. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience working in a human service or medically-related program; or Associate’s degree (or 60 semester credit hours) and three years of experience working in a human service or medically-related program.
  • Ability to complete 12 contact hours of annual continuing education in subjects applicable to adult day care and day activity health services.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment, including, but not limited to, computers, multi-line telephone system, copiers, and fax machines.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) and courteously with the public, fellow employees, participants, families, or caregivers on a daily basis.
  • Excellent computer skills, including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must be able to bend, lift, squat, and carry items weighing up to 30 lbs.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Three or more years of management experience.

Characteristics Helpful to the Job:

  • An understanding of and experience working with seniors and their caregivers.
  • Ability to concentrate and accomplish tasks despite interruptions.
  • Knowledge of community services and resources
  • An understanding of a nonprofit service organization and the impact that has on the culture and operation of the program.

Evaluations: The effectiveness of this position is measured by the quality of Adult Day Services provided to clients as evidenced by census levels, longevity of enrollment of clients, annual user satisfaction surveys, compliance reviews from funding agencies, and staff turnover.

Job performance will be evaluated at the end of the first three months of employment and at least once a year thereafter. 

General Statement: It is understood that this document may be changed in the future in the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.  Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent.

To ApplyInterested parties should submit a cover letter and resume to: Annette Juba at 512-451-3110 (fax) or ajuba@ageofcentraltx.org. Calls are not accepted.
Physical Address3710 Cedar St.
Austin, TX 78705
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LOP Administrative Assistant

American Gateways
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 1, 2014
Job DescriptionSUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
The LOP Administrative Assistant is responsible for the maintenance of client databases and LOP data.  S/he is responsible for meeting all deadlines for LOP and other statistical reports for the LOP office.  S/he will assist the LOP staff for general and individual orientations and pro se workshops by communicating with ICE and the detention facilities to prepare participant lists and documents for distribution.  The Administrative Assistant will also be responsible for stamping and distributing mail to other employees; collecting/accounting for daily collection of fees and contributions; ordering office supplies; and general office management duties

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Prepares LOP lists and documents for the LOP staff
  • Completes statistical and data reports to grantors for the LOP office
  • Keep records of fee/donations.
  • Receive mail; date stamp it; and, distribute it to LOP staff.
  • Manage the document translation process.
  • Assist and screen clients over the phone and in person
  • Refer clients to the proper AG program for legal services.
  • Maintain the appointment calendar for the LOP Office
  • Maintain supplies and other general office management duties as needed.
  • Maintain organizational confidentiality at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:
  • Excellent communication with the general the public.
  • Previous experience in working with a culturally diverse population.
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English.
  • Good organizational and phone skills.
  • Basic computer skills –Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and database experience
REQUIRED EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
PREFERRED EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • One year of office experience and/or working in a non-profit assisting low-income persons or immigrant clients.
Application Due DateMonday, September 29, 2014
To ApplyPlease email a cover letter, brief writing sample of no more than 5 pages, and your resume to AmericanGateways@gmail.com
Physical Address5835 Callaghan Rd
Suite 300
San Antonio, TX 78228
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LOP Staff Attorney & Pro Bono Coordinator

American Gateways
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 1, 2014
Job DescriptionSUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
The LOP Staff Attorney/Pro Bono Coordinator will provide high quality legal orientations, workshops, and other services to eligible immigrants at the Karnes Detention Center and the South Texas Detention Complex, under the direct supervision on the LOP Managing Attorney. The LOP Staff Attorney will meet all deadlines for LOP and other statistical reports.  Additionally, s/he will also serve as the Pro Bono Coordinator for the San Antonio office, and conduct outreach to local law firms for recruitment, train pro bono attorneys, screen cases for acceptance into the pro bono program, maintain a database of pro bono attorneys, and place cases and mentors with pro bono attorneys. S/he will work closely with the Austin Director of Pro Bono Services to avoid redundancy. 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Conducts screening for client eligibility for services for internal or external referrals.
  • Conducts general orientations, individual orientations, and pro se workshops with detainees at the detention centers.
  • Assists detainees with gathering required documentation and writing affidavits, as needed.
  • Informs clients on the status of their cases.
  • Recruits pro bono attorneys and mentor attorneys, screens for potential pro bono cases to refer to the Pro Bono Program, conducts pro bono outreach and trainings as needed.
  • Compiles monthly statistics as requested by funders.
  • Refers clients to other services as needed.
  • Provides administrative support for programs(s).
  • Maintains the database of client caseload.
  • Maintains organizational confidentiality at all times.
  • Mentors pro bono attorneys representing clients.
  • Assists with evaluation of staff that s/he supervises
  • Other duties as needed.
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:
  • Experience in broad areas of immigration law.
  • Prior organizing and program launch experience.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
REQUIRED EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • JD from accredited university.
  • Bar admission, or current application, in one of the 50 states.

PREFERRED EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Proficiency in language(s) other than Spanish and English.
  • Previous legal experience in a non-profit organization serving low-income individuals and individuals in detention.
Application Due DateMonday, September 29, 2014
To ApplyPlease send a cover letter, brief writing sample no more than 5 pages, and your resume to: AmericanGateways@gmail.com
Physical Address5835 Callaghan Rd
Suite 300
San Antonio, TX 78228
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LOP Staff Attorney

American Gateways
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 1, 2014
Job DescriptionSUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
The LOP Staff Attorney provides high quality legal orientations, workshops, and other services to eligible immigrants at the Karnes Detention Center and the South Texas Detention Complex, under the direct supervision on the LOP Managing Attorney.  The LOP Staff Attorney is also responsible for meeting all deadlines for LOP and other statistical reports.  

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Conducts screening for client eligibility for services for internal or external referrals.
  • Conducts general orientations, individual orientations, and pro se workshops with detainees at the detention centers.
  • Assists detainees with gathering required documentation and writing affidavits, as needed.
  • Informs clients on the status of their cases.
  • Refers clients to other services as needed.
  • Provides administrative support for programs(s).
  • Maintains the database of client caseload.
  • Maintains organizational confidentiality at all times.
  • Mentors pro bono attorneys representing clients.
  • Assists with evaluation of staff that s/he supervises
  • Other duties as needed.
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:
  • Experience in broad areas of immigration law.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
REQUIRED EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • JD from accredited university.
  • Bar admission, or current application, in one of the 50 states.
PREFERRED EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Proficiency in language(s) other than Spanish and English.
  • Previous legal experience in a non-profit organization serving low-income individuals and individuals in detention.
Application Due DateMonday, September 29, 2014
To ApplyPlease send a cover letter, writing sample no longer than 5 pages, and your resume to: AmericanGateways@gmail.com
Physical Address5835 Callaghan Rd
Suite 300
San Antonio, TX 78228
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Senior Staff Attorney

American Gateways
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2014

Start DateSaturday, November 1, 2014
Job DescriptionSUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
The Senior Staff Attorney/LOP Attorney provides high quality legal orientations, workshops, and other services to eligible immigrants at the Karnes Detention Center and the South Texas Detention Complex, under the direct supervision on the LOP Managing Attorney.  The Senior Staff Attorney/LOP Attorney is also responsible for meeting all deadlines for LOP and other statistical reports.  S/he will also provide supervision as needed and directed by the Managing LOP Attorney. This postion would work out of our San Antonio office.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Conducts screening for client eligibility for services for internal or external referrals.
  • Conducts general orientations, individual orientations, and pro se workshops with detainees at the detention centers.
  • Assists detainees with gathering required documentation and writing affidavits, as needed.
  • Informs clients on the status of their cases.
  • Compiles monthly statistics as requested by funders.
  • Refers clients to other services as needed.
  • Provides administrative support for programs(s).
  • Maintains the database of client caseload.
  • Respects organizational confidentiality at all times.
  • Mentors pro bono attorneys representing clients.
  • Assists with evaluation of staff that s/he supervises
  • Other duties as needed.

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:
  • Experience in broad areas of immigration law.
  • Prior supervisory experience.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
REQUIRED EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • JD from accredited university.
  • Bar admission, or current application, in one of the 50 states.
PREFERRED EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Proficiency in language(s) other than Spanish and English.
  • Previous legal experience in a non-profit organization serving low-income individuals and individuals in detention.
Application Due DateMonday, September 29, 2014
To ApplySend a cover letter, writing sample of no more than 5 pages, and your resume to: americangateways@gmail.com
Physical Address5835 Callaghan Road
Suite 300
San Antonio, TX 78228
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Data Integration & Training Specialist

Southwest Key Programs
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2014

Job DescriptionOVERVIEW:

The Data Integration and Training Specialist manages the Southwest Key Programs (SWK) client database system, including creating, troubleshooting & maintaining database sites for each SWK program, designing and conducting staff training and related documents, ensuring data integrity and working closely with staff and contractors in an efficient and timely manner.  Works both independently and as part of a team.  The position may require more work hours than the normal eight-hour workday and also may require 25% travel. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Manages all client database sites for SWK programs, including leading design plan, building, customizing and maintaining sites for each current and new SWK program to adhere to all standards and regulations required.
  • Screening, assessing and problem-solving technical challenges as they arise.  Responsible for determining situations when additional resources may be required to ensure resolution of issues.
  • Designs and facilitates staff training ensuring appropriate content for all levels of user capabilities and learning styles.  Assesses for need and proper intervention for all trainings, both scheduled and requested. 
  • Responsible for reporting on program performance and effectiveness to stakeholders throughout the organization including funding sources, all levels of company staff, the governing body and the community at-large.
  • Designs, creates and tests custom reporting and other database tools in accordance to programmatic and staff needs.   Develops and conducts related trainings and documentation including rollout plans.
  • Advocating on behalf of SWK by communicating with database vendor to ensure timely issue resolution, continued uninterrupted service and ongoing development and enhancement of the database.   Includes gaining ongoing and up-to-date knowledge of new features, enhancements, troubleshooting, and pursuing continual training and development.
  • Works as part of team to administer and maintain organization-wide QA data, tools and reporting.
  • Works as part of team in the organization accreditation process.
  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree with three (3) years experience working with computers. 
  • Proficiency with technology along with the ability to learn new software quickly.
  • Should have strong, demonstrable general computer skills and knowledge of software such as MS Windows, the MS Office Suite, and anti-virus/malware programs as well as experience with reporting database software, such as Business Objects and statistical analysis software, such as SPSS.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently in various media to all levels of staff.  Includes staff collaboration and training.
  • Ability to work rapidly and be an independent and fast learner.
  • Must be project and goal oriented.

Preferred

  • Knowledge of Efforts To Outcomes (ETO) software.
  • Bilingual.
  • Experience in staff training, customer service and teaching.
To ApplyPlease apply online for job #3093 at: https://jobs-swkey.icims.com/jobs/3093/data-integration-%26-training-specialist/job
Physical Address6002 Jain Lane
Austin, TX 78721
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Marketing Coordinator

Better Business Bureau
Posted on Monday, September 22, 2014

Start DateMonday, October 6, 2014
Job DescriptionGeneral Description/ Purpose:
To professionally and efficiently ensure all BBB Accredited Businesses have a positive experience with Better Business Bureau.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1.     Archive BBB memorabilia and maintaining BBB marketing material storage organization

2.      Provide support for all BBB events including BBB Annual Meeting, board meetings and executive committee meetings
3.      Coordinate inner-office BBB events including BBB holiday party and Awards Party
4.      Coordinate content and design of monthly Trust Talk print newsletter, including collecting information for and coordinating layout of monthly newsletter eTrustTalk
5.      Coordinate special projects for management team, as requested
6.      Coordinate graphic design and all edits for new marketing material collateral  and emails
7.      Provide graphic design support for department projects, events and programs
8.      Coordinate all email promotions
9.      Edit marketing materials and special documents, including corporate documents
10.   Edit and lay out inter-office bi-weekly newsletter Inner Circle
11.    Handle all printer and special product quotes, final drafts, invoicing and delivery for all marketing collateral
12.   Review and approve photos and videos submitted by businesses for BBB Business Reviews
13.   Prepare list of monthly renewals, cancelations and new ABs for Board
14.   Prepare, print and mail monthly Member Page Invoices
15.   Provide reception back-up as needed
16.   Provide Accredited Business assistance with Member Login, Dynamic Seal and marketing material requests
17.   Track marketing material inventory and invoices for all marketing collateral
18.   Update “Member’s Only” website and BBB Stores ensuring tracking
19.   Update all BBB PowerPoint presentations
a.      Keeping ongoing presentations current
b.      Refining content for special Speaker’s Bureau requests
20.  Write and coordinate design of all BBB award nominations
21.   Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of BBB policies and standards
 
Other Duties:
1.       Perform tasks as requested by BBB management team
  1. Keep up to date with BBB brand personalities and applicable style guides
 
Areas of Responsibility
1.       Maintain timelines
2.       Attend staff meetings and related BBB events as needed
3.       Marketing and statistics coordination
 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

·         Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point)
·         Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
·         Fluent in written and spoken Spanish
·         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
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:
·         Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications or Marketing
·         At least 2 years of design experience
 
PREFERRED:
·         Bachelor’s degree, including design certification and advertising experience
 
Application Due DateMonday, September 29, 2014
To ApplyPlease send 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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Donor Relations Analyst

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area
Posted on Friday, September 19, 2014

Start DateFriday, September 19, 2014
Job DescriptionPRIMARY FUNCTION:
Review and maintain the BGCAA donor database, Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge.  This position supports the organization’s overall major gift engagement plan as an investment in broadening its donor base and committing to long-term major donor cultivation. The incumbent will provide cultivation and stewardship experiences for BGCAA donors. The incumbent possesses exceptional communication, strategic, and account management abilities.  S/he is especially competent in supporting and collaborating with Corporate Relations and Major Gifts colleagues. 
KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):
 
Supporting Development Staff Initiatives
  • Research individual, foundation and corporate donor prospects in terms of their capacity and inclination to support the BGCAA mission.
  • Develop donor briefs as tools for comprehensive donor cultivation.
  • Complement BGCAA’s marketing initiatives by producing a regular schedule of high-level donor communications.
  • Oversee donor recognition in support of account manager’s strategy for professional stewardship of donors’ support.
  • Document activities and utilizing the Raiser’s Edge database and Wealth Screening to further effective fundraising.
 
Donor Data Entry and Maintenance
  • Enter all donor data from checks, correspondence, and online Credit card transactions into donor database on a daily basis and maintain accurate hard copy and electronic files.
  •    Prepare detailed reports.
  •    Produce gift receipts and template acknowledgement letters within stated completion periods.
  •    Manage daily gift deposits to Finance, including analysis and processing of daily gift batches.
  •    Produce data for solicitation and acknowledgement activities.
  •    Update donor contact information to ensure current records are up-to-date.
  •    Code and track individuals by group (those who attended events, received specific mailings, live in certain geographic regions, etc.).
  •    Reconciles financial information
 
Donor Relations/Communications and Prospect Research
  • Generate various queries, reports, letters, name badges, labels, etc. for use by BGCAA staff. This includes individual giving, events, online and capital campaign and annual report.
  • Create new constituent records and upload documents and actions into appropriate records.
  •    Analyze donor information and gifts to identify further fundraising opportunities. Reports findings to the development team.
  •    Explore capabilities of donor management system and share this knowledge with staff.
  •    Assist in research for funding opportunities. Track cultivation strategy for prospects and donors and share with appropriate account manager.
  •    Create acknowledgments, receipts, and notifications for donors on a timely basis.
  •    Respond to donor inquiries (by email and phone) in a prompt and courteous manner.
  •    Maintain donor confidentially and ensure compliance with related policies.
  •    Seek new processes to increase the efficiency and efficacy of the donor collection and stewardship process.
  •    Assist senior staff with administrative tasks and duties and in developing systems for cultivation and stewardship.
  •    Assume other responsibilities as assigned.
 
RELATIONSHIPS:
Internal: Chief Professional Officer, VP Finance and Administration, Office Manager, Research Development Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, Grant Writer
 
External:  The Board, Actual and Potential Donors
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE)
  • A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2 to 3 years of relevant experience and/or demonstrated success in fundraising.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with Raiser’s Edge required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Superior organizational skills with high attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and multi-task, working efficiently to address a wide variety of considerations.
  • Strong researching and prospecting skills.
  • Excellent computer skills including database management and wealth screening.
  • A high degree of personal initiative with the desire and ability to meet aggressive revenue goals.
  • An ability to support others’ objectives as his/her own.
  • A commitment to the mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area.
  • An ability to thrive in an environment characterized by significant growth, diversity and constant change
 
 
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE
  • Experience in tracking data
  • General knowledge of recording cash receipts
.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Able to lift up to 25 lbs
  • Travel for work related duties
  • Walking as dictated by tours
  • Computer use for extended periods of time
Application Due DateFriday, October 3, 2014
To ApplyPlease forward resume to: Linda.Thompson@bgcaustin.org
Physical Address5407 N Interstate 35
%23400
Austin, TX 78723
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Health Services Coordinator

Child Inc
Posted on Friday, September 19, 2014

Job DescriptionPosition Description
Health Services Coordinator serves as the primary coordinator/specialist assistant to the department’s manager, assisting with professional development, organization, records, correspondence, and independent tasks as assigned. He/she accurately records medical information via data entry using various software programs, creates reports, types correspondence, maintains reading and training files, and operates office machines (i.e., PC, calculator, copy machine, etc.). Accurately updates and maintains medical records required by Head Start Performance Standards, and all other local and state regulations regarding Health.  
    
Description of Job Tasks
  • Understand and maintains the confidentiality of medical records.
  • Performs data entry functions to support compliance with local, state and federal regulations in regards to the
  • Health of Health Start children.
  • Complies report in support of above.
  • Edits and correspondence for content, spelling, punctuation and grammar; types finished product and distributes to appropriate.
  • Assists with distributing health and dental supplies as requested.
  • Assists Health Specialist as assigned.
  • Attends self-improvement and/or educational workshops as assigned or needed, when feasible.
  • Trains staff and parents.
  • Acts as backup for Health Services Manager.
  • Assist Health Specialist with medication administration forms, questions, and any additional support the Specialist may need to support children, families, and staff.
  • Maintains good attendance and punctuality and must notify and gain permission from supervisor in advance of any absence or tardiness.
  • Performs duties on a daily basis and works consistently at the assigned location.
    1. Regular attendance required
    2. Must be able to perform duties on a daily basis.
 
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Must have the ability to work and maintain high standards of professional ethics with persons of different racial, ethnic, economic and social backgrounds.
  • Must be flexible and work well under pressure.
  • Must have excellent proofreading skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and work well with minimum supervision.
  • Must have a positive attitude toward the health and wellness of the children and families served.
  • Must, under all circumstances, abide by Child Inc.'s Standards of Conduct for Staff, Contractors, Consultants and Volunteers.
  • Must have basic computer knowledge, including Word, Excel and Power Point; experience with Child Plus preferred.
  • An understanding of Medicaid, WIC and other medically- funded programs is helpful.
  • Must have the ability to work and maintain high standards of professional ethics with persons of different racial, ethics, economic and social backgrounds.

 
Education and Experience
  • Must have an associate degree in social services, health or child development.
  • One (1) year experience administrative support experience.
  • Must be bilingual, English/Spanish.
  • Preferred Head Start experience
  • Ability to work at any location and attend scheduled training.
  • Must have the ability to complete First Aid/CPR training.
To ApplyBackground Check Requirements Must pass all criminal history background checks. Must have valid driver’s license, current insurance and reliable transportation. Must submit to pre-employment physical and TB test. Please go to our website at www.childinc.org to complete an application. Please submit a resume with your application plus copies of your education credentials. All applicants must submit a completed Child Inc. application to be considered for a position. EOE.
Physical Address818 E. 53rd Street
Austin, TX 78751
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Head Start Teacher Aide

Child Inc
Posted on Friday, September 19, 2014

Job DescriptionPosition Description
Head Start Teacher Aide (TA) is a member of the classroom team which helps plan and implement learning experiences for preschool children that promote social, emotional, physical and intellectual development. TA involves parents in every aspect of the program to help assure that children achieve the necessary outcomes that assure school readiness.
 
Description of Job Tasks
Teacher Aide is a member of the classroom team who helps plan and initiate meaningful learning activities for Head Start children ages 3-5 years. The Teacher Aide assists teacher in conducting classroom activities, maintaining classroom environment, and supervising children; may also assist in planning and record keeping and other classroom related duties. (This is a 10-month position August - June)
 
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Must have the ability to work and maintain high standards of professional ethics with persons of different racial, ethnic, economic and social backgrounds.
  • Ability to be flexible with work assignments and work schedules.
  • Knowledge of Head Start Standards and federal, state and local regulations as they apply to grant funded program mandates.
  • Excellent communication skills, especially good listening skills.
  • Must demonstrate willingness to enroll and participate in formal, credit-bearing classes on a regular and consistent basis that will lead to the CDA and AA degree.
  • Must be willing and able to obtain First Aid and CPR training.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish or willingness to work toward mastery.
 
Education and Experience
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential required.
  • Associate in Early Childhood Education or Child Development also acceptable.
 
To ApplyBackground Check Requirements Must pass all criminal history background checks. Must have valid driver’s license, current insurance and reliable transportation. Must submit to post-offer physical and TB test. Please go to our website at www.childinc.org to complete an application. Please submit a resume with your application plus copies of your education credentials. All applicants must submit a completed Child Inc. application to be considered for a position. EOE.
Physical Address818 E. 53rd Street
Austin, TX 78751
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Head Start Teacher

Child Inc
Posted on Friday, September 19, 2014

Job DescriptionPosition Description
The Head Start (HS) Teacher has the primary responsibility to promote the social, emotional, intellectual, language and physical development of each child, ages 3-5 years, in a safe and supervised educational environment. The HS Teacher must involve parents in every aspect of program, working with them to establish both long and short term goals that will assure the necessary readiness outcomes needed for school success. The HS Teacher assures that the classroom curriculum adheres to research- based, sound child development and early childhood educational principles. (This is a 10-month position August - June)
    
Description of Job Tasks
  • Plans and implements curriculum that complies with Head Start Outcomes Framework and Performance Standards, NAEYC, funding and regulatory guidelines and corporate policies.
  • Develops and implements both individual and group lesson plans that reflect mandated elements, parental input and cultural relevance and which promote social, emotional, intellectual, language and physical development.
  • With parental involvement, develops balanced lesson plans, which are developmentally appropriate, intellectually challenging, and addresses each child’s specific strengths and needs.
 
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to adapt curriculum to meet needs of all children including at-risk, special needs, gifted and for a culturally diverse population.
  • Ability to apply early childhood development theories in daily classroom activities and facilitate appropriate outcomes for individual children.
  • Ability to be flexible with work assignments and work schedules.
  • Knowledge of Head Start Standards and federal, state and local regulations as they apply to grant funded program mandates.
 
Education and Experience
  • Must meet Head Start minimum acceptable degree and experience requirements:
    • An associate, baccalaureate or advanced degree in early childhood education;
    • An associate degree in a field related to early childhood education and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children;
    • A baccalaureate or advanced degree in any field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children,
  • Baccalaureate or advanced degree in early childhood education preferred.
  • Must be certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid within 30 days of employment.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
To ApplyBackground Check Requirements Must pass all criminal history background checks. Must have valid driver’s license, current insurance and reliable transportation. Must submit to post-offer physical and TB test. Please go to our website at www.childinc.org to complete an application. Please submit a resume with your application plus copies of your education credentials. All applicants must submit a completed Child Inc. application to be considered for a position. EOE.
Physical Address818 E. 53rd Street
Austin, TX 78751
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Disability Resource Teacher

Child Inc
Posted on Friday, September 19, 2014

Job DescriptionPosition Description
Disabilities Resource Teacher is responsible for the physical, mental, emotional, social and intellectual development of children; maintaining a good relationship with parents of each child, and has the ability to develop consistent, stable and supportive relationships with very young children.  Work with parents, teaching staff, LEA and other providers to support, implement and/or support Individual Education Program (IEP) or Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP). Participate in multidisciplinary meetings including ARD meetings. (This is a 12-month position).  
    
Description of Job Tasks
  • Obtain diagnostic reports and confirmation of the disabling condition from appropriate professionals and agencies.
  • Make referrals to LEA and ECI providers for further evaluation of suspected disabilities.
  • Track and document referral and service information.
  • Work with parents, teaching staff, LEA and other providers to support, implement and/or support Individual Education Program (IEP) or Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP).
  • Discuss diagnosis with parent/staff; provide follow up plan for assistance.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary meetings including ARD meetings.
  • Assist classroom personnel with:
    • implementing IEP and IFSP goals and objectives;
    • adapting lesson plans to meet the needs of the individual Child;
    • instruction for use of special equipment and/or behavior plans in class.
 
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to be attentive to detail, and maintain a positive attitude and complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner.
Must have the ability to maintain a professional demeanor under stressful and frustrating circumstances.
Must have a positive attitude toward the children and families served.
Must have the ability to work and maintain high standards of professional ethics with persons of different racial, ethnic, economic and social backgrounds.
Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work.
Must maintain confidentiality of all information regarding children and families.
Strong demonstrable written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent computer and organizational skills.
 
Education and Experience
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education or related field and Special Education certification; related education and/or certification.
  • Two (2) years’ experience in a preschool setting that includes services to young children with special needs.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
To ApplyBackground Check Requirements Must pass all criminal history background checks. Must have valid driver’s license, current insurance and reliable transportation. Must submit to pre-employment physical and TB test. Please go to our website at www.childinc.org to complete an application. Please submit a resume with your application plus copies of your education credentials. All applicants must submit a completed Child Inc. application to be considered for a position. EOE.
Physical Address818 E. 53rd Street
Austin, TX 78751
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Head Start Director

Child Inc
Posted on Friday, September 19, 2014

Job DescriptionPosition Description
The Head Start Director is responsible for the management of the day-to-day program operations of Head Start and Early Head Start including personnel administration and supervision. Oversee the Program Operations and Program Support Division. The Operations division includes Head Start, Early Head Start, Home Visitor, and Collaborative Partner programs and the Education Manager.  The Support division includes Nutrition, Health, Mental Health, Disabilities, Parent, Family, and Community, and ERSEA. Manage program to ensure smooth functioning in all areas to provide quality services to children and families, and to support the goals of the program. Responsible for development, training and on-going work with the Policy Council to ensure that Performance Standards and Agency plans and initiatives are maintained and followed.
    
Description of Job Tasks
  • Hire, mentor, coach and evaluate the performance of all employees in Program Operations and Program Support divisions.
  • Provide annual training for Policy Council and periodic refresher for veteran Board members on their roles and responsibilities.
  • Participate in the design of internal structures, systems and policies.
  • Ensure adequate systems in place to maintain highest quality of services to children and families in compliance with Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Establish and maintain relationships and collaborations with public school districts and other community agencies and partners.
  • Oversee the efforts of Directors in the monitoring and control of component budgets; identification and interpretation of Head Start and community needs; conformance to Performance Standards and other regulatory requirements. Provide monthly reports of monitoring to the Executive Director.
  • Participate in the development of collaborations and facility development for future expansion of families and/or services.
  • Provide leadership and direction for the overall administration of the Head Start/Early Head Start program operations, including fiscal, contracts and grants management, shared governance, program compliance, allocation of human resources, and oversight of program facilities, materials and equipment.
  • Ensure program’s adherence to applicable federal, state, local, and program standards, policies, and/or procedures by keeping abreast of these requirements and by promoting staff’s understanding and implementation of them.
 
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of Head Start philosophy and practices, early childhood education, and developmental appropriate practices.
  • Significant diagnostic and problem solving skills.
  • Strong organization and time management skills, ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Head Start Standards and federal, state and local regulations as they apply to grant funded program mandates.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Head Start/Early Head Start philosophy and the ability to implement its principle of shared authority and decision-making.

 
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, or a related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years professional leadership/management and supervisory experience in an administrative position in Head Start.
  • Experience working in a federally funded and regulated environment.
  • Familiar with budgetary, administrative, organizational and capacity building. Head Start experience preferred.
  • Significant experience in administration, including balancing regulatory requirements with budget constraints and growing community needs.
  • Experience in program planning, operations, evaluation, and the use of management information systems and strong leadership ability.
  • Strong knowledge of theories and practices of Early Childhood Education/Development and Family/Social Services.
  • Significant experience in managing programs in terms of budget, staff, children and families.
  • Must have experience with Excel, Word, and Powerpoint. Experience with Child Plus is preferred.
To ApplyBackground Check Requirements Must pass all criminal history background checks. Must have valid driver’s license, current insurance and reliable transportation. Must submit to pre-employment physical and TB test. Please go to our website at www.childinc.org to complete an application. Please submit a resume with your application plus copies of your education credentials. All applicants must submit a completed Child Inc. application to be considered for a position. EOE.
Physical Address818 E. 53rd Street
Austin, TX 78751
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Adoption Counselor

Austin Humane Society
Posted on Friday, September 19, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 22, 2014
Job DescriptionThe Austin Humane Society, Austin's longest standing no-kill, non-profit pet adoption center, is currently looking for dedicated individuals to join our team. AHS is devoted to saving Austin's homeless dogs and cats, educating our community about responsible pet ownership and reducing pet over-population. We are currently hiring for a full time Adoption Counselor. Weekend hours are mandatory for this position. Customer service experience is preferred but not required. This is a fast-paced position that requires attention to detail, quality customer service skills and dedication to helping animals and people. Starting pay is $10 an hour, excellent benefits package offered including employer paid health insurance, vision and dental insurance, and paid vacation/sick time. 
To ApplyTo apply for this position, please reply with cover letter and resume to cpasley@austinhumanesociety.org.
Physical Address124 W Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78752
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Human Resources Generalist - Charter School

Southwest Key Programs
Posted on Friday, September 19, 2014

Job DescriptionThe Human Resources Generalist acts as the ‘customer-facing’ business partner to the leadership team and employee population of the Charter School.  This role will provide expertise and direct support in the areas of employee relations, performance management, recruiting and selection, compensation/benefits administration, and employee training/development.  The HR Generalist will be the primary point of contact to the assigned ‘customer’ base, from the standpoint of managing the administration of the human resources policies, procedures and programs, and will leverage the HR ‘specialist’ team at Headquarters, as needed, to deliver high quality HR services, and help execute the organization’s overall HR strategy. The HR Generalist will be based in Austin, TX and will report directly to the Director of Human Resources in our Austin National Headquarters.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) from an accredited law school; must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas.
• At least 2 of those years in an HR leadership/supervisory role.
• 2 years (minimum) of demonstrated experience working (preferably in an HR capacity) in a public and/or charter school environment. Solid understanding and knowledge of the unique policies/practices, and needs/challenges of managing employees in a school environment. 
• Full scope HR Generalist experience, with heavy emphasis on Employee Relations
• Proven ability to build and maintain partnerships and solid working relationships with management and employees at all levels.
• Action-oriented, with ability to operate successfully in fast-paced, dynamic environment, handle adversity and frequent change, and balance workload and competing priorities.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills, and ability to make formal presentations in front of large audiences on infrequent basis.
• Customer-service focus, and strong influencing skills, with demonstrated experience dealing successfully with internal and external customers.
• Experience in administering human resources policies, programs, and practices, including
planning, organizing, developing, implementing, coordinating.
• Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
• Ability to travel by car/plane, potentially up to 20%.

 

Strongly Preferred


• HRCI certification (minimum of PHR level)
• Prior experience with non-profit/social services/school environments, in an HR capacity. 
• Bilingual (Spanish/English).




To ApplyPlease apply online for job #3595 at: https://jobs-swkey.icims.com/jobs/3595/human-resources-generalist---charter-school-special-programs/job
Physical Address6002 Jain Lane
Austin, TX 78721
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Program Administrator

Southwest Key Programs
Posted on Friday, September 19, 2014

Job DescriptionThe Program Administrator supports parent and family programming and data management as part of the 21st Century Community Learning Center located at East Austin College Prep Academy at Southwest Key. In collaboration with Academia de Padres/Parent Academy, this role develops a coordinated parent network that empowers parents through personal growth and development.  This person plays a critical role in direct programming while managing and entering data that drives decision-making for the entire 21st Century Community Learning Center program.  This program is part of Afterschool Centers on Education (ACE) a comprehensive academic program funded by the Texas Education Agency.   This position is required to work evening hours and Saturday mornings.


  • Associate’s degree with 1-3 years experience working in an educational, social service, or family support service setting,
  • Knowledge and experience working with diverse and underserved populations
  • Experience in providing child development or parenting skills training; working with families to access resources
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Thinks and acts in ways that respect ethnic, cultural and language diversity
  • Ability to work in partnership with others and coordinate a working team in the accomplishment of a project.

Preferred:

Bachelor’s degree

To ApplyPlease apply online for job #3557 at: https://jobs-swkey.icims.com/jobs/3557/program-administrator/job
Physical Address6002 Jain Lane
Austin, TX 78721
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Middle Years Teacher (9-13 yos)

AHB Community School
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 15, 2014
Job DescriptionJob Description
AHB Community School (http://www.ahbcs.org), an independent, co-educational, & part-time progressive school in Austin, TX, is looking for an experienced 5th/6th/7th/8th (9-13 year olds) grade co-teacher for our Delta/Middle Years Classroom. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strong background in current & emerging best practices in education, including but not limited to: differentiation of instruction, theory of multiple intelligences, developmentally appropriate practices, social/emotional learning, democratic teaching, project-based and inquiry-based instruction, service and social-justice based learning, great communication with colleagues/students/parents, co-teaching with strong evidence of collaboration, flexibility, non-graded/authentic assessment, and positive behavior support. High-level content mastery in the primary domain of Math & Science with facilitator level knowledge of the Humanities, and knowledge of the Core Standards is required. Moreover, the successful candidate will creatively & effectively apply these practices to his/her teaching.
 
AHB Community School is committed to diversity in its workforce.  Men and minorities are encouraged to apply.
 
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field, at least 3 years of teaching or related experience.
 
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree, Current teacher’s license (or equivalent); experience in alternative-education/part-time/micro-school settings.
 
Responsibilities:
1.         Plan and implement quality instruction that encourages students to be actively engaged in the learning process, using AHB Community School’s curriculum as a guide. This includes reading, writing, language arts, math, social studies, and science.
2.         Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of a wide variety of students with different learning styles as well as different areas of strength and weakness.
3.         Promote a positive classroom environment and demonstrate strong classroom management skills in order to create and maintain a learning environment that ensures high levels of learning for all students.
4.         Collaborate and communicate with students, parents, colleagues, co-teacher, and administrators to ensure the highest level of learning for all students.
5.         Collaborate to plan integrated &/or interdisciplinary units that support the instructional objectives of all curricular areas.
6.         Work diligently and promptly to maintain home-school connection and communication and overall foster positive relationships with the Community.
7.         Employ a variety of progressive teaching methods to ensure optimal learning for all students.
8.         Use AHB assessment models and evaluations to guide instructional decisions; maintain accurate, up-to-date records and communicate results to students, parents, and appropriate others in a timely manner with regard to student progress and performance.
9.         Perform professional duties efficiently, manage resources effectively, and meet deadlines set by the school.
10.       Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
 
Reports to: Executive Director
 
Contract, Duty, and Compensation:
August 11, 2014 – June 4, 2015
Delta Teachers work Monday – Thursday, with duty time from 8:30am-3:30pm (classes from 9:00a-2:30p)
Gross Annual Salary includes $29k (prorated to match Start Date after hire), Matching retirement account contributions up to 3% of salary, and up to $150 contribution to an independent health care plan.
 
To Apply: Please send your résumé, references, and a one-page educational philosophy that helps describe your interest in AHB Community School via jobs@ahbcs.org.
 
Posting Closing Date: Oct 1st, 2014
 
Diversity Statement: AHB is committed to workplace diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national & ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, or gender expression.
Application Due DateWednesday, October 1, 2014
To ApplyTo Apply: Please send your résumé, references, and a one-page educational philosophy that helps describe your interest in AHB Community School via jobs@ahbcs.org.
Physical Address4001 Speedway
Austin, TX 78751
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Pro Bono and New Projects Coordinator

Texas Appleseed
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 15, 2014
Job Description 
Pro Bono and New Projects Coordinator
Texas Appleseed, a nonprofit public interest law center, seeks a full-time Pro Bono and New Projects Coordinator. Texas Appleseed's mission is to promote social and economic justice for all Texans by leveraging the skills and resources of volunteer lawyers and other professionals to identify practical solutions to difficult systemic problems. This position serves a key role in carrying out that mission. Duties will include: 
  • Building relationships with attorneys and other professionals around the state who are interested in donating pro bono services, including pro bono coordinators and committees at law firms and companies;
  • Maintaining a system of regular communications with partner organizations on possible emerging issue areas and work with program staff in developing new project issues. 
  • Working with program staff to identify opportunities for both emerging and existing project areas to bring in pro bono support, and writing up pro bono project descriptions. 
  • Overseeing the implementation of the pro bono projects, including coordinating the timelines, deliverables and work products with program staff. 
  • Evaluating the characteristics which make pro bono opportunities and identification of new issue areas most effective.  
  • Working with the development and communications staff to appropriately recognize pro bono volunteers, recruit new volunteers, and communicate about opportunities. 
  • Assisting program staff with projects as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
Some travel required.  Texas Appleseed is an equal opportunity employer.  Position is full-time with benefits, salary commensurate with experience. 
 
Qualifications: Law degree or Masters degree required. Must have at least five years experience working with law firms or in public policy.  Must have at least five years experience in project management or project development.  Must have strong attention to detail, excellent oral and written communications skills, ability to manage multiple projects, and a proven track record of developing and maintaining relationships with clients, strategic partners, and/or volunteers. Candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to issues of social and economic justice.  Experience in social media and communications outreach preferred. 
 
Application Due DateTuesday, September 30, 2014
To ApplyEmail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Brennan Griffin at bgriffin@texasappleseed.net.
Physical Address1609 Shoal Creek Blvd, Ste 201
Austin, TX 78701
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CAPITOL GIFT SHOP RETAIL CLERK

Bullock Museum/Texas State Preservation Board
Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2014

Job Description$9.51 per hour Position Summary The State Preservation Board (SPB) is a prestigious state agency that preserves, restores and maintains the State Capitol, the Texas Governor's Mansion, the Texas State History Museum and other Texas landmarks for the benefit of all Texans. Retail Division sales associates are responsible for providing and maintaining superior customer service according to agency and division standards, generating sales, merchandising, and assisting with organizing, displaying and safeguarding retail merchandise. A friendly and professional attitude is required at all times. Sales staff consistently portray a positive and calm demeanor in working with the public. They display sound judgment and maintain a respectful and service-oriented focus when interacting with other employees, visitors, event holders, and the public. Performs all other duties as assigned. References will be required to verify experience. *Work hours are based on retail hours of operation and will include weekends, evenings and holidays, including on short notice. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: For purposes of this agency's job descriptions, "essential job duties" are defined as assigned tasks that are critical or fundamental to the position and not marginal. If an individual is qualified to perform the essential job duties, he or she must be able to perform the essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation. • Provides superior and reliable customer service as assigned in our Retail Division Gift Shops, including timely and friendly greeting of customers, successfully promoting and selling specialized merchandise to customers and providing routine sales floor and other customer assistance. • Assists Store Manager in orienting new employees to internal policies and procedures; mentoring new employees in all aspects of customer service; and training on proprietary point-of-sale system. • Efficiently operates a Point-of-Sale system cash register, accurately makes and counts change; completes credit card transactions; wraps and/or bags purchased items. Verifies cash and credit transactions as instructed. Effectively minimizes customer delays in line. • Assists Store Manager in collating End of Day (EOD) paperwork, preparing deposits, and reporting EOD information to Accounting. • Maintains merchandise by cleaning, organizing and stocking shelves, displaying goods and continuously working effectively as part of a team to keep Retail Store(s) neat and orderly. Safely assists in floor moves and replenishing merchandise and performs all other related duties as assigned by the Store Coordinator in the manner proscribed. • Keeps accurate related sales records as required. • Assists in monthly inventory. • Assists Store Manager in pricing merchandise and actively monitoring stock levels. May assist in ordering and receiving merchandise. • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and verbal communication skills, including proactively interacting with retail visitors, other agency personnel and the public. Effectively engages retail visitors, including regularly making eye contact and verbally greeting, smiling, and welcoming all visitors and shoppers. • Provides assistance to customers in selection of goods or substitute merchandise. Demonstrates knowledge of all retail products available in stores. • Works collaboratively with other agency divisions and personnel to achieve common goals. • Performs light housekeeping in store, including dusting and litter removal. • Regular attendance is an essential job duty for all State Preservation Board positions. • Complies with all applicable security and safety rules, regulations, and standards. • Performs all duties in a manner that promotes public confidence in the SPB and its staff. • Performs all other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must be a high school graduate, or equivalent, with prior retail or customer service experience. Knowledge of basic retail POS systems is necessary with cash-handling experience required. Must demonstrate English language proficiency and clarity, both verbal and in writing, as necessary to be easily understood by customers. Duties require performing some repetitive motion duties, standing for prolonged periods, regularly monitoring and walking throughout the sales floor as required, making eye contact with customers and verbally offering to be of assistance to others. Must be able to safely lift up to 40 pounds, stoop, reach, grasp, bend, stretch, kneel, pack and unpack merchandise. Must demonstrate sufficient physical stamina as required to wait on customers while standing for extended periods and to transport merchandise throughout the store or as directed. Safely climbs ladders and reaches high level shelves, supplies and inventory. Must be able to expeditiously greet, serve and assist customers, providing clear verbal responses, directions and other routine information. Must be able to quickly bag merchandise purchased by customers while completing sales transactions according to established division procedures and without compromising accuracy. Must strictly adhere to the Retail Division's dress code, standards and all reasonable management expectations. May be required to provide backup staff coverage as assigned. Preferred Qualifications: Two (2) or more years prior retail or high volume customer service experience. Cash handling experience to include drawer reconciliation and/or deposit preparation. Prior experience working in a retail environment within a cultural institution such as: museums, historic sites, state/national parks, botanical gardens or other similar cultural venues. Additionally, prior experience using the CounterPoint point-of-sale systems is highly preferred. Fluency in a foreign language is highly preferred.
To ApplyApplication Instructions: If you meet the qualifications, submit a State of Texas application to the State Preservation Board (SPB): 201 E. 14th Street, Suite 950, Austin, Texas, 78701, Fax (512) 463-3372, or Email TSPB.Employment@tspb.state.tx.us. All resumes must be accompanied by a fully completed state application. Incomplete applications may be disqualified at the agency's discretion. All applications must be received by the SPB by the close of business on the final day posted for consideration. All applicants are also invited to visit our agency's website at: www.tspb.state.tx.us. For additional information call (512) 463-5495. Only interviewed applicants will receive notice of the final disposition of the selection process. EEO & Eligibility Statements: The State Preservation Board is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants without regard to national origin, sexual orientation, sex, Veteran status, disability, religion, race, color or age. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any requests for a reasonable accommodation in the interview and selection process, please call the agency's Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator at (512) 475-4992 and our representative will be happy to assist you. At the time of hire, selected applicants must show proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. All males who are age 18 through 25 and are required to register with the Selective Service may be asked to present proof of registration or exemption from registration upon hire.
Physical Address201 E. 14th Street
Austin, TX 78711
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Director of Communications - Flexible location (home office in Texas)

The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Posted on Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Job DescriptionThe Texas Campaign is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, families and communities across Texas by preventing unintended teen pregnancies, and we need you to help shape our brand, design marketing campaigns and lead our efforts to build collaborations across Texas. Join us.

Who We Are
The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy is a non-partisan, non-profit organization established in 2009 and dedicated to the prevention of teen pregnancy in Texas. We are committed to:
  • Strengthen:  Increasing the capacity of community members to address the complex issue of teen pregnancy by creating and leading a statewide network of local stakeholders who share a common agenda, coordinate activities, and track shared measures to build momentum for systemic statewide change.
  • Connect: Customizing approaches that build the capacity of local Texas stakeholders to develop evidence-based approaches to teen pregnancy prevention that address the unique circumstances in their communities.
  • Provide: Communicating accurate, research-based information about what is working, and leveraging the strength of the statewide network to advocate for constructive change.
  • Engage: Creating big tent solutions to teen pregnancy by raising awareness about effective prevention programs and policies, and communicating information and ideas for talking to youth about healthy adolescent sexual development.

Our Director of communications positions the Texas Campaign as the strategic leader across Texas on evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention and statewide strategies. As a member of the Executive team, you will participate in the shaping of the Texas Campaign’s communication strategy and will develop and own the communications plan. On any given day, you will lead a broad range of public relations activities relative to the strategic direction and positioning of the organization and its leadership.  You will be a key ambassador for the organization and need to build relationships with supporters, the media and funders and directly managing communications activities that promote, enhance, and protect the organization's brand reputation.

Who We Want
Our Director will love both dreaming up new ideas and diving deep into the details. Prior professional experience in Communications or Marketing is essential for this role (6-10 years is the likely sweet spot), with experience engaging internal or external clients. We expect our Director to:
  • Have a keen sensibility for telling a story with words and images. You seek opportunities for defining and spreading a clear, vibrant and authentic brand.
  • Be an outstanding communicator. You are an expert writer and editor with a clear and compelling voice, a sensitive ear and a knack for finding simplicity in complexity. 
  • Be a strong strategic thinker. You are a natural problem solver who can efficiently grasp and act on a big picture, quickly analyze the root causes and define new ways forward. You are intellectually curious and thrive on working with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Invest and influence others. You bring out the best in your team and inspire your colleagues. You are confident with clients, listen actively and advise effectively.
 
What You’ll Do
At the Texas Campaign, you will be given the support and freedom to thrive. You set the agenda, you set the work. You will join amazing people who have diverse backgrounds and experiences, are inspired by our mission and are highly motivated to make a big impact across Texas. You will:
  • Set strategy and manage communications for The Texas Campaign’s brand and major communications channels, including website, social media, emails and publications releases.
  • Consult directly with external stakeholders and work to create and support solid communication channels with our statewide network including events and our annual conference.
  • Provide outstanding marketing strategy and project support to initiatives across Texas.
 
What We Offer
The Texas Campaign wants you to be passionate about your job and love what you do. We offer an inclusive environment where staff are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work each day. We are committed to offering you the trust and supporting you need along the way – the only thing we ask is that you are reasonable and you get your work done.  This includes a completely flexible schedule – you set your work time, you take the time off you need. Your performance will be judge by output not time.  In addition, we offer a solid salary, potential for bonuses and a flexible benefits package too!  You imagine it, you can do it - we are also very open to talking about alternative working arrangements with the right candidate.

To Apply
Please submit your resume and tailored cover letter to jobs@txcampaign.org.

We review applications on a rolling basis, so it is to your advantage to apply as soon as possible.  We will not consider applications without a cover letter tailored to this position, you are also encouraged to include an example or two of your past work or other supporting documents. Please note that an offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of a background check. At the Texas Campaign, we know that diversity makes us stronger and challenges us to think differently every day.  We are an equal opportunity employer and seek individuals of all backgrounds and sexual orientations to apply to this position.

Learn More
www.txcampaign.org     
To Applyjobs@txcampaign.org
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STEM Project Facilitator

Skillpoint Alliance
Posted on Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Job DescriptionPurpose of Position in Skillpoint Alliance

Under the supervision of the STEM Program Lead, the STEM Project Facilitator supports the planning and execution of Velocity Capstone, which engages groups of 20 high school students in a semester of project-based professional work with an industry client.

The Facilitator works in collaboration with Velocity Capstone participants and Skillpoint staff on developing and overseeing the logistics of several projects during the semester.

Position Description
Do you have a passion for working with students? Want more experience working in PBI environments? This internship is looking for enthusiastic STEM educators that want to engage students and serve the community.
The STEM Program Facilitator collaborates with the Velocity Program Lead and Program Coordinators to ensure Velocity Capstone program delivery. The Facilitator facilitates student work to assure project completion, supervising students at their work site. In turn, the Facilitator will gain valuable experience by working directly with an industry client, serving as project manager for a large group and experimenting with facilitating in a PBI environment. Sample projects including working on helping students to: design viable power solutions, design civil engineering solutions, or to design gaming applications.

Responsibilities: 
• Attend Velocity Facilitator Orientation
• Create desired outcomes and evaluation procedures for project;
• Define student workflow, establish metrics, deliverables, and other processes for measuring project progress;
• Manage student expectations, maintaining student schedule, instituting accountability measures and addressing student motivation and performance issues as necessary;
• Serve as “sounding board” for student brainstorming and ideas;
• Serve as student role model by modeling productive work habits, positive attitude and effective professional relationships;
• Coordinate student engagement with industry/subject matter experts (e.g. site tours, guest lectures);
• Manage documentation for all Velocity Capstone program operations;
• Prepare a summary report describing project goals, accomplishments, student outcomes, expenditures, and suggestions for improvement ;
• Oversee the development of written and presentation deliverables including, but not limited to: business plans, and PowerPoint presentations;
• Engage students in discussion and research relevant to the project at hand.
• Additional Responsibilities as assigned by Velocity Program Lead

Required Skills
• Project management skills (effective and efficient communication is critical)
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills (eg. Student organization leadership)
• Some experience working with youth in an education or informal setting
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
• Currently pursuing or completed higher education in a STEM/education subject area.

Required Education / Experience
• Currently pursuing or completed a Bachelor of Arts, Science or Masters in a relevant subject area
• Upperclassmen, or pursuing advanced degree

Preferred/Additional Skills
Any of the following:
• Knowledge of/interest in project topics including solar technology, game design, mobile apps development, energy efficiency, sustainable design
• Familiarity with the development of a business plan, consulting services
• Interest in youth/education, nonprofits
• Previous project management experience (e.g. student organization leadership)
• Familiarity using a computer assisted drawing (CAD) program, (e.g., Autodesk, Google SketchUp, Adobe)
• Programming Experience (e.g., Flash, Java, HTML5, Unity)
• Possess basic level Photo, Audio, and Video editing skills.

Location/Hours/Schedule
• Fall Semester: Flexible time spent working remotely or at the Skillpoint Alliance office, meeting with industry client, host school, and Skillpoint staff.
• Spring Semester: Up to 20 hours per week | 5-10 hours in-class (location tbd), 5-10 hours planning
• Part-time, temporary
• Class Times between 7:30 am-4:30 pm M-F
• Occasional off-site evening or weekend event work may be required

Physical demands
• Work is both sedentary and mobile─ indoors and out.
• Reliable transportation necessary

Compensation
• $2,500 stipend per semester program
• Additional training and planning necessary during fall semester

To ApplyPlease submit your resume along with a cover letter highlighting your career interests to resumes@skillpointalliance.org with "STEM Project Facilitator" in the subject line.
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Peer Recovery Coach

Communities for Recovery
Posted on Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 1, 2014
Job DescriptionAbout Us:
Communities for Recovery provides people with substance use and co-occurring mental health conditions the support, skills and resources to maintain long-term recovery.  This is accomplished through person centered recovery planning that incorporates peer recovery coaching, peer led support groups, housing support, job/career development, life skills development, social events, involvement of family and friends, information on community resources, and physical and mental health services.
 
Our Values are:
  • We believe that individuals seeking services, all members of our community, and our recovery staff deserve to be treated with dignity and respect at all times
  • We have a fundamental belief in the power and possibility of recovery and believe that all individuals can lead full, rich and productive lives
  • We believe that people have the right to choose their own recovery path and that there are multiple pathways to recovery and all of them are cause for celebration
  • We believe in empowering people by building on their strengths and providing holistic services that go beyond managing symptoms.  We strive to help people sustain their recovery and build or rebuild a fulfilling life
  • All staff are expected to  share in this philosophy and these values
 
Job Summary:
This is a 32 hour/week grant-funded position for a male serving as a Peer Recovery Coach responsible for providing Peer Recovery Support Services through our Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) grant.  As a Peer Recovery Coach, you will act as a mentor and guide for those seeking or sustaining recovery. Through the process of coaching, you promote recovery by helping a recoveree remove barriers, connect to the recovery community and engage in supportive services.  Coaching offers a unique opportunity to build relationships of equality, trust and confidence in which a Peer Recovery Coach values each Recoveree’s individual beliefs and supports them in mapping out a self-directed journey towards recovery.
 
Job Responsibilities include:
  • Assist recoverees in developing and maintaining a comprehensive personal recovery plan by identifying personal strengths, interests, social relationships, hopes, and sources of well-being, as well as knowledge and skills supporting their recovery journey
  • Assist recoverees to become more comfortable with self-advocacy
  • Serve as a role model who shares personal strengths and skills as well as the hope that recovery is possible for everyone
  • Educate recoverees  on accessing community opportunities, resources, and destinations matching their own interests and hopes for the future and link them to these resources
  • Communicate with outside agencies to support referrals
  • Document resources, information, evaluation, and recovery plan on a weekly basis
  • Model, advocate, and promote recovery goals and philosophy within the community
 

 
Application Qualifications:  Those wishing to apply must…
  • Be flexible and open to multiple, personally chosen pathways forward in recovery and living in the community (comfortable knowing that no one way forward in recovery and community living fits everyone)
  • Be strong in their belief that almost all people can move forward in life  in recovery - and have the ability to convey this perspective to others
  • Be open to learning how to work as a team member, bringing special skills and experience to help recoverees in their recovery journey
  • Have excellent people skills that build rapport and put others at ease
  • Be able to communicate in a friendly and informative manner with people from a wide variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds and lifestyles
  • Have the ability to express themselves in both written and verbal communication
  • Be able to use and/or learn to use computers and program related software proficiently
  • Work independently and possess strong time management skills
  • Understand and ensure the ethical practices of a Peer Recovery Coach
  • Be familiar with the communities where recoverees will want to make connections
  • Be in touch with their own interests, life goals, and sources of well-being - and a strong desire to learn to help others and model self-care and personal recovery
 
Job Supports and Training provided:
  • Direct supervision from the Peer Recovery Coach (PRC) Coordinator
  • Training specific to the Peer Recovery Coach role
  • Weekly support and feedback sessions with experienced Peer Coaches
  • Participation in Role Play exercises with direction as needed
 
Experience:
Required
  • Must be a person with lived experience and currently be in recovery
  • Ability to obtain the Peer Recovery Coach Designation
  • Two years of sobriety and background check free of arrests/convictions related to assault and/or endangering the safety of others (arrests/convictions older than two years will be considered on an individual basis)
Preferred
  • Successful completion of the 46 hours of the Peer Recovery Coach Institute including 16 hours of Ethics (Communities for Recovery will arrange for you to complete training if needed)
  • One year of experience working with people in recovery
 
License or Certificate:
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Texas driver’s license
Application Due DateFriday, October 17, 2014
To ApplySubmit resume and cover letter to Ashley@cforr.org. No phone calls please.
Physical Address4110 Guadalupe
Austin, TX 78751
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Grant Writer

PLANCTX
Posted on Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Start DateThursday, January 1, 2015
Job DescriptionAs we move to the next level of service in the central Texas area for families dealing with a diagnosis of mental illness in their adult children, we strive to access funds that will enable more programming and participation, promoting more confidene toward personal goals.  We need an experienced, self-motivated, grant writer to complete applications from data we have gathered and funding sources we have identified.  The deadlines ocur approximately every 6 to 8 weeks throughout the year.  The grant writer will work with our board president (former grant writer) and executive director in gathering the necessary information, as well as attending monthly meetings of the Resource Development Committee.  Salary is on an hourly basis, and all materials and copies are provided.  The office is located on Austin State Hospital ground, but the writing can bd done at any location.  If you are person with great writing skills, creative and innovative in the search for grants, and eager to join in this venture for a great cause, please email anneshelbyclark@me.com for more information.  We look forward to working with you!
Application Due DateSaturday, November 1, 2014
To ApplyEmail anneshelbyclark@me.com for application.
Physical AddressPLAN Office %23410
ASH Bldg781
Austin, TX 78751
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Deputy Program Officer

Communities In Schools of Central Texas
Posted on Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Job DescriptionThe Deputy Program Officer works in partnership with the Chief Program Officer and other agency leaders to ensure effective program development, implementation, supervision, and compliance for CIS ac­tivities, services, staff and pro­grams across the organization.  The Deputy Program Officer must be able to effectively collaborate with internal staff and external organizations, manage priorities in a dynamic environment, and understand the nature and challenges of a non-profit organization. In the absence of the Chief Program Officer, the Deputy will be the acting Chief.
                                                               
Requirements:
 
Master’s degree in social work administration, non-profit management, or related field is required AND at least five years of experience managing human service programs with an emphasis on children, youth, and families. The Deputy Program Officer must have successful program and contract management experience, be an outstanding communicator (both written and verbal), have excellent organi­za­tional and time management skills, have experience with grant writing, budget management, grant and contract ad­ministration, have experience with program evaluation, and have proven ability to provide team management and supervision and support to individual team members.

Experience managing Communities In Schools’ programming is preferred. 
                               
Responsibilities include:         
  • Working in partnership with the Chief Program Officer, providing the necessary level of contract management, administrative oversight , training, supervision and support to achieve the quantitative and qualitative requirements of multiple agency contracts
  • Representing the agency in various capacities in the community including  networking and collaborating with other agencies and funding partners
  • Participating with key agency leaders in identifying, developing and implementing programming opportunities to address specific developmental needs of clients in a designated program area or level to advance agency goals and mission
  • Participating with key agency leaders in identifying and securing resources for programming including writing proposals and/or serving on proposal writing teams when appropriate
  • Providing orientation and ongoing supervision, support, and training to program coordinators within a designated level or program area
  • Serving as hiring team coordinator for vacant level director and senior program coordinator positions and participating on other hiring teams as appropriate
  • Preparing and submitting reports as required by supervisor and funding partners
  • Participating in the CIS team approach to service delivery and problem solving
  • Promoting and maintaining agency culture, standards, and systems
 
Please visit www.ciscentraltexas.org and click on "Get Involved" to learn more about the Deputy Program Officer position and other opportunities as a Communities In Schools of Central Texas team member.
To ApplyPlease visit www.ciscentraltexas.org and click on "Get Involved" for a link to this position description and application. Online applications only, please. The Deputy Program Officer position will remain open until filled.
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Donor Relations Coordinator

Communities In Schools of Central Texas
Posted on Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Job DescriptionA key member of the development team for the local affiliate of a national non-profit organization, the Donor Relations Coordinator manages the daily activities associated with donor cultivation, stewardship, and communications for agency-wide fundraising efforts.
 
Requirements:
 
Bachelor’s degree required AND at least one year of resource development experience at a non-profit organization including experience managing a donor database (Sage Fundraising 50, Raiser’s Edge, DonorPerfect, GiftMaker Pro). This position requires superior customer service and organizational ability as well as exemplary verbal and written communication skills. The Donor Relations Coordinator must have the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a dynamic team environment. Computer skills including proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and experience with Adobe Creative Suite design programs are also required.
 
Responsibilities include: 
  • Managing the donor database and maintaining accurate mailing lists and records
  • Processing and tracking donations in Sage Fundraising 50 donor database and generating acknowledgement letters
  • Implementing fundraising strategies for individual giving circles included in the agency’s overall development plan
  • Managing the processes associated with the development programs specifically designed for individual giving including individual gifts, annual fund drives, and membership giving circles
  • Designing, distributing and writing newsletters utilizing e-mail marketing services
  • Developing and implementing donor recognition programs and benefit packages
  • Producing database reports, exports and queries
  • Designing and distributing event invitations (print and digital)
  • Answering inquiries and maintaining reports related to donations
  • Handling routine donor mailings
  • Assisting with special events including on-site support when necessary

Please visit www.ciscentraltexas.org and click on "Get Involved" to learn more about the Donor Relations Coordinator position and other opportunities as a Communities In Schools of Central Texas team member.
To ApplyPlease visit www.ciscentraltexas.org and click on "Get Involved" for a link to this position description and application. Online applications only, please. The Donor Relations Coordinator position will remain open until filled.
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Associate Development Director

ZACH Theatre
Posted on Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Job DescriptionJob Summary
ZACH Theatre, a growing, dynamic professional theatre with an $8M annual budget in Austin, Texas, has an opening for an Associate Development Director who reports directly to the Chief Development Officer, and is responsible for the Development Department’s efforts in the Chief Development Officer’s absence. The Associate Development Director also directs the Individual Gifts area, and is responsible for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting Individual prospects, including major gifts at the $1,200 to $10,000+ levels. As such, this individual steers the activities with other staff, individuals and Trustees who are involved in soliciting and securing for these gifts. ZACH is located in downtown Austin, one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. with enviable lifestyle offerings. Austin is a vibrant community of considerable resources and a widespread philanthropic mindset.

Essential Job Functions
  1. Steers and administers the theatre’s Individual Gifts campaign, which includes prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship; builds the Individual Gifts pipeline of donors to increase gifts; and reaches the agreed upon goals for this annual campaign; oversees all direct mail and tele-funding efforts and also does personal solicitations; works closely with the CDO and the Development Committee to achieve Individual and Trustees’ giving goals, which are at $700,000 for this fiscal year.
 
  1. Prepares and delivers Individual Gifts campaign budget reports; provides timely reports on annual progress for Individual/Trustee gifts to executive leadership.
 
  1. Develops and implements all donor benefits and individual giving stewardship; plans and executes individual giving events; provides VIP concierge service for tickets and other needs to major donors/Trustees.
 
  1. Oversees gifts processing and fulfillment as well as oversees the design, creation and delivery of all
 
  1. Works with the Chief Development Officer to identify Dream Fund/Planned Gifts prospects.
 
  1. Works with the Marketing Department to position donors’ email and website communications.
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  1. Develops and administers each fiscal year’s calendar and Individual Gifts plan.
 
  1. Supervises the date-entry, research, and acknowledgement functions of the Development Assistant.
 
  1. Attends productions and required meetings; is available to work evenings and weekends as may be needed.
 
Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree in theatre, arts administration, business or a related field, or a combination of education and experience that yield the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Additionally, all candidates should have at least five (5) years’ experience in development with demonstration of increasing responsibilities. Preference is given to candidates who have experience with successful personal solicitations and the ability to effectively communicate with a variety of constituents.
 
Preferred candidates should possess demonstrated oral and written communication skills, demonstrated planning and organizational skills, and have the ability to multitask and prioritize goals. Successful candidates should also have demonstrated skills in donor relations and volunteer coordination as well as major gifts fundraising and event planning. Candidates must also be able to write effective donor solicitation and acknowledgement letters, manage direct mailings, be professional, engaging and personable with donors and patrons, have a working knowledge of the Development function within a performing arts organization, and have a passion for the arts, ideally theatre.

Preference is giving to candidates who have extensive database experience (Tessitura is preferred), have the ability to work independently or as a member of a team, and have supervisory experience.
 

Application Due DateWednesday, October 8, 2014
To ApplySubmit your resume and salary requirements to Merrill Jones, Director of Human Resources, mjones@zachtheatre.org. Job is open until filled. No phone calls please.
Physical Address1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704
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Director of Marketing and Development

The Arc of the Capital Area
Posted on Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Start DateTuesday, September 16, 2014
Job DescriptionThe Arc of the Capital Area seeks a full-time Director of Marketing and Development.  Applicants must have a college degree and at least 3-5 years of experience in coordinating and planning events, marketing, fundraising, and non-profit development.  Organizational/communication skills, computer knowledge required, as well as experience with fundraising, business management, and working with Boards and committees.  Must be able to work independently, be self-motivated, and creative.  Please send cover letter and resume to Susan Eason, Executive Director at season@arcofthecapitalarea.org.  No phone calls please.
To ApplyPlease send cover letter and resume in response to this ad to Susan Eason, Executive Director at season@arcofthecapitalarea.org. No phone calls please.
Physical Address4902 Grover Ave
Austin, TX 78756
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Part Time Adoption Counselor

Austin Humane Society
Posted on Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Job DescriptionFormed in 1952, The Austin Humane Society is Austin’s largest, longest standing, no kill, non-profit animal shelter. AHS is dedicated to eliminating unnecessary euthanasia of dogs and cats through:
Ø  Innovative life-saving adoption programs
Ø  High-volume spay and neuter programs
Ø  Engaging the community to be part of the solution
Ø  Serving animals and people in times of crisis

Position Description
Adoption Counselors are responsible for the placement of animals into appropriate homes using fair and impartial matching techniques in order to maximize the number of lives saved through adoption while provided exemplary customer service to all who interact with the Austin Humane Society.
Duties include cleaning animal areas, providing exemplary customer service, computer data entry and general office duties. The ability to multi-task, strong organizational skills and a minimum of 2 years experience in a customer service intensive position are required. This position includes mandatory weekend hours and starting pay is $10 per hour.
To ApplyPlease submit cover letter and resume to Cassandra Pasley at cpasley@austinhumanesociety.org.
Physical Address124 W Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78752
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PROGRAMS COORDINATOR – Mobile Pantry

Capital Area Food Bank of Texas
Posted on Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Job Description 
  
I. JOB SUMMARY
  • The Programs Coordinator is a key member of the Distribution Programs team and helps to coordinate the Capital Area Food Bank’s direct client distribution programs, with a focus on the Mobile Pantry. 
  • This position supports both internal and external program operations and acts as a liaison between the Food Bank’s program host sites and the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB).  This includes playing a key role in building strategic relationships with existing CAFB program partners and identifying new strategic partnership opportunities in addition to monitoring Food Bank program partners for compliance in distribution, policy requirements and Civil Rights.
  • The Program Coordinator works independently and collaboratively with CAFB staff to plan, manage, and implement overall program activities.  
  • The Program Coordinator will become knowledgeable across all of CAFB’s programming but will ultimately specialize, as assigned, based on the needs and growth of the programs overall.
  • This position spends the majority of work time in the field at Mobile Pantry site distributions and traveling to/from distributions on the Mobile Pantry.
 
II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Monitor programs for compliance with Food Bank, USDA and Feeding America guidelines.
  • Update and maintain program files on a daily basis.
  • Support efforts to expand program to reach underserved communities within Food Bank service area.
  • Serve as Mobile Pantry programs staff, as assigned. Directly oversee program at program sites, including providing volunteer orientation, training and supervision.
  • Work with community leaders and CAFB’s volunteer resources staff to recruit and build successful volunteer teams at program sites.
  • Provide training and other customer service support for program and program host sites.
  • Actively participate in team processes to create a high functioning support system for program partners.
  • Support annual meetings and trainings among community program partners to ensure efficient and productive program implementation.
  • Provide direct assistance to clients of varying backgrounds; conduct client intake and data entry and ensure security and confidentiality of client records.
  • Develop and monitor approved sites throughout the CAFB service area in accordance with CAFB program policies.
  • Orient new and current program partners on CAFB program policies and procedures.
  • Provide technical assistance to community-based organizations.
  • Participate in long- and short-term program planning and development.
  • Complete all program deliverables on appropriate timelines. 
  • Monitor program activities to ensure quality and accuracy of CAFB programs.
  • Represent the Food Bank in face-to-face meetings with existing and prospective community partners.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
 
III. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
A.  Education, Experience, and Training
  • High School Diploma from an accredited educational institution required.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university accredited preferred but not required.
  • Two to five year’s full-time, wage-earning experience in social services within a non-profit organization preferred.
  • Spanish language skills preferred but not required.
  • Experience working with volunteers and families of varying socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Experience with program development and implementation. 
  • Experience with food distribution programs preferred but not required.
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate Mobile Pantry distribution times (as assigned).
 
B.  Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, organizational, and communications skills.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple projects with attention to detail and accuracy while adhering to deadlines in a high-energy, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications including Microsoft Office, Excel, Email, and Internet Research.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical ability to utilize program data to inform program development.
  • Good judgment and discretion; strong ethical character capable of handling confidential and financial information.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with other Food Bank staff and volunteers in a collaborative environment.
B.  Knowledge and Skills Continued…
  • Ability to work with diverse individuals and groups on complex community issues.
  • Ability to represent the Food Bank in a professional manner under a variety of conditions.
  • Ability to successfully manage relationships with and provide excellent customer service to CAFB program partners, along with managing partner expectations and changing partner needs.
  • Must be detail-oriented, focused on accuracy and able to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of hunger-relief programs preferred.
  • Ability to keep up-to-date records and comply with daily report requirements.
                                       
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 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/Mobile-Pantry-Programs-Coordinator.html
Physical Address8201 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78745
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PROGRAMS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Capital Area Food Bank of Texas
Posted on Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Job DescriptionPROGRAMS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
 
 
 
I. JOB SUMMARY
  • The Programs Administrative Assistant is a key member of the Distribution Programs team and helps to administer the Capital Area Food Bank’s children’s meal programming, including Kids Cafe, BackPack, and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). 
  • This position supports both internal and external program operations of CAFB’s children’s meal programs. This includes playing a key role in developing strong partnerships with program partners through regular communication and the provision of technical assistance as needed.
  • The Programs Administrative Assistant is responsible for maintaining all data and documentation required to administer CAFB’s children’s meal programs.
  • The Programs Administrative Assistant works independently and collaboratively with Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) staff to ensure smooth operations of CAFB’s children’s meal programs.  
 
II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Process and file Kids Cafe, SFSP, and BackPack reports daily.
  • Maintain CAFB’s meal and BackPack ordering systems.
  • Communicate daily with CAFB’s vendor and program partners to ensure smooth operations, including ordering, delivery, and reporting.
  • Ensure accurate completion of meal and BackPack reporting forms.
  • Identify discrepancies between vendor invoices and CAFB records to facilitate timely reconciliation and processing of reimbursement.  
  • Coordinate and maintain monitoring schedule for site visits and monitors.
  • Conduct site visits and monitors as needed.
  • Track program participation at CAFB’s partner sites and identify issues and opportunities to the Child Hunger Specialist.
  • Maintain program partner files to ensure accuracy and completeness, including health department documentation.
  • Maintain inventory of children’s meal program supplies and other materials.
  • Provide technical assistance to partner sites as needed.
  • Document and monitor food orders for Kids Cafe sites that prepare their own meals.
  • Support CAFB in applying to become a sponsor of the Child and Adult Care Feeding Program (CACFP).
  • Support monitoring of programs for compliance with Food Bank, USDA, and Feeding America guidelines.
  • Provide training and other customer service support for program partner sites.
  • Actively participate in team processes to create a high functioning support system for program partners.
  • Update data tracking and reporting documents on a daily, weekly, quarterly, monthly, and annual basis, as assigned.
  • Ensure that client intake, data entry, and data management are conducted according to CAFB standards.
  •  Perform other duties as assigned.
 
 
 
 
 
 
III. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
A.  Education, Experience, and Training
  • High School Diploma from an accredited educational institution required.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred but not required.
  • Experience with program administration and data entry in a professional office setting.
  • Two to five years’ full-time, wage-earning experience in social services within a non-profit organization preferred but not required.
  • Spanish language skills preferred but not required.
  • Experience working with individuals of varying socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Experience with food distribution programs preferred but not required.
 
B.  Knowledge and Skills
  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, analytical, and communications skills.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to organize and manage multiple projects while adhering to deadlines in a high-energy, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications including Microsoft Office, Excel, Email, and Internet Research.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good judgment and discretion; strong ethical character capable of handling confidential information.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with other Food Bank staff and volunteers in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to work with diverse individuals and groups on complex community issues.
  • Ability to represent the Food Bank in a professional manner under a variety of conditions.
  • Ability to successfully manage regular communications with and provide excellent customer service to CAFB program partners.
  • Must be detail-oriented, focused on accuracy and able to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to keep up-to-date records and comply with daily reporting requirements.
 
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 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. Please click on the following link to apply for the position: 
 
 
 
To ApplyPlease click on the following link to apply for the position: http://www.austinfoodbank.org/careers/full-time/Programs-Administrative-Assistant.html
Physical Address8201 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78745
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Controller

Concordia University Texas
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 15, 2014
Job DescriptionPosition Summary:        The Controller is primarily responsible for accurate and timely GAAP financial reporting through the supervision of the Payroll, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and General Ledger functions. Additional responsibilities include overseeing the University’s Purchasing Card Program, management of operating cash levels, and coordination of financial information for the annual audit.
  
Primary Duties & Responsibilities 
  • Review, maintain and seek continual improvement and automation in recording of all information in the General Ledger.
  • Oversee the University Purchasing Card Program
  • Compose GAAP financial reports, including the annual audited financial statements
  • Manage operating cash levels and set related accounts receivable and payable strategies.
  • Coordinate filing of all applicable sales tax, payroll tax, and required information returns
  • Supervise the accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll functions of the University and facilitate the interface of those functions with other University offices
  • Proactively review and streamline operational processes to ensure the delivery of high-quality service to all stakeholders, sound internal controls, appropriate document retention and compliance with University policies
  • Coordinate staff preparation of all requested financial audit documentation
  • Oversee the creation and maintenance of office process documentation
  Position Requirements 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, comprehension of internal control structure, initiative to recommend changes to policy and procedure, and the ability to develop related documentation.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to prioritize projects and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  
Required Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree; preferably in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA track preferred
  • Experience with relational administrative databases other than general ledger software.
  • Experience writing SQL queries is preferred.
  • 3 years progressive experience, preferably in a higher education environment.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
 
Special Working Conditions
  • May work extended hours as required for monthly financial reporting and audit
  • Lifting moderate 30-50 lbs. of equipment
  • Extended periods of sitting at a computer
Application Due DateSaturday, November 1, 2014
To ApplySalary: $50,000 with additional consideration for directly related experience. Position is vacant now and pending availability of candidate but hoping to fill by November 1. http://www.concordia.edu/page.cfm?page_ID=2797
Physical Address11400 University Drive
Austin, TX 78726
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Medical Billing Supervisor

Any Baby Can of Austin
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014

Job DescriptionGENERAL DESCRIPTION:  The Medical Billing Supervisor position is responsible for Third Party Billing Management. Under the supervision of the CFO, this position will also be responsible for the Third Party Billing department to ensure billing procedures remain consistent with ECI, Medicaid, and other Third Party Payers’ policies. This position supervises the Billing Assistants (2) and the Billing Administrator.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Third Party Billing Management:
  • Maximize reimbursements for Medicaid and private insurance claims.
  • Analysis of billing information, including write-off recommendation and collection process and identifying payer Trends and reimbursement/denial patterns.
  • Maintain current knowledge of billing requirements
  • Manage the aging report and follow-up/collect on unpaid claims and outstanding accounts
  • Responsible for processing remittance advices for preparation for billing secondary medical claims.
  • Coordinate copies of medical documentation with charges to support billing to third-party payers.
  • Review Explanation of Benefits (EOB's) from insurance payers for issues requiring follow up and resolution, such as unpaid claims and denials.
  • Follow up with individuals for unpaid Family Cost Share balances.
  • Ensure all billed hours by therapists have necessary documentation. Process billable services, including Family Cost Share, in a timely manner within established guidelines.
  • Ensure new therapists, counselors and other staff with billable services receive their authorization and billing provider numbers as soon as possible after their hire. Cancel billing provider numbers upon provider’s separation of employment or when billing eligibility ceases.
  • Ensure agency and therapists are in-network providers for all applicable third party payers and maintain relationship with all third party payers.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High-school diploma or equivalent, required, plus 2-4 years relevant experience. Associate’s degree or completion of technical school with emphasis in medical billing, preferred.
  • Strong background & experience in managing the overall daily operation of a high volume billing and collections department, including supervision of employees.
  • Expertise in developing and maintaining various spreadsheets to conduct analysis and provide reports.
  • Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and ability to work independently, as well as a member of a team.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and complete projects within specific timeframes. This is implied as required
  • Excellent CPT/ICD10 coding requirements and guidelines
  • Strong knowledge with Insurance/Managed Care Contracts
  • Medicaid and/or private insurance billing skills.
  • Experience with Medisoft billing software preferred
  • Proficiency in utilizing MS Office Suite, including MS Word, Excel, and Outlook, and a strong proficiency with accounting software, required; MIP software experience a plus.
 
 
To ApplySubmit cover letter and resume to jobs@anybabycan.org or fax to 512-334-4471. EOE. Open until filled.
Physical Address1121 East 7th Street
Austin, Texas 78702
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Project Manager

Norwood Park Foundation, Inc.
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014

Job Description
Start Date: October 1, 2014 or negotiable
Application Due Date: September 25, 2014
Organization: Norwood Park Foundation, Inc.

Job Description  
The Norwood Park Foundation is seeking a dynamic Project Manager to help lead the organization through a time of growth and change. NPF is a tax-exempt 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to save and repurpose Austin's historic Norwood House, a 1922 Arts & Crafts treasure on the shores of Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas. 
 
Background 
For more than fifty years, what was once known as the Norwood Estate has been protected from commercial development - and its iconic, original bungalow defended against demolition - by the Travis Heights neighborhood and other concerned citizens of Austin. In 1985, the City wisely purchased the entire Norwood tract as public parkland; thus the house is a public park asset. Ideally, funding for the house would have been appropriated at that time. However, the City of Austin - like many cities across the country - has struggled to fully fund its parks system. Since its purchase, the Norwood House has never been  granted public funding of any kind. The home is in an advanced state of deterioration. 
 
The nonprofit Norwood Park Foundation was formed because there is still no money in the budget of the city's Parks & Recreation Department - now or in the foreseeable future - to restore and maintain this remarkable but severely threatened property. Since the historic value of the Norwood bungalow is recognized, the desire to rehabilitate it has been demonstrated by the community, and the needs of the house are urgent, we have joined with the City of Austin in a public/private partnership (P3) to:
• Restore the house and grounds,
• Operate the property in a revenue-generating, self-sustaining fashion, and
• Ensure its future protection.
Utilizing a negotiated, creative (P3) agreement for the first time in Norwood's history, NPF is now actively engaged in saving the Norwood House while also modeling a citizen-initiated, volunteer-based organization that reflects our grass roots origins. In doing so, we are, additionally, promoting an even greater mission to preserve our town's historic, special places. The end result: a natural and cultural treasure...returned to the people of Austin, at little cost to the taxpayer. 
 
The Position 
The Norwood Park Foundation was formed to accomplish a single goal: the saving of the Norwood House by rehabilitating and repurposing it into a financially self-sufficient event rental venue. Because of this singular, time-limited mission, certain requirements and characteristics of the job exist that may be unusual for the typical nonprofit organization. 

The Project Manager is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Norwood Park Foundation, and is responsible for the operations, staff, and finances of the organization. The Project Manager also shares leadership of the project with the President of the Board of Directors, and is supervised by the Board. The Project Manager is responsible for developing and managing the human and financial resources necessary to implement the mission and meet the strategic goals of the organization.

This Project Manager position has, to date, generally been a part-time job in Austin, Texas. There have, however, been significant periods of full-time need. Whether the position becomes full-time, or part-time with periods of additional, temporary help brought on, is negotiable for the right candidate.

To date, the Project Manager job has been an Independent Contractor position. Given the nature of the position, this is preferred, but could also be open to negotiation.

The position has also been considered to be a finite one, terminating with the successful accomplishment of the opening of the Norwood House for operations. However, this, too, is subject to negotiation, as there may well be a future role in the operations of the Norwood House for the Project Manager of the current restoration effort.

General Responsibilities
1. 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 Norwood Park Foundation's core mission and activities.
  • In the near term, this will involve 1) day-to-day oversight of and 2) coordination with the City of Austin on rehabilitation construction activities
  • Once available for occupancy and operations, this could shift to oversight management and maintenance of the organization's facilities.
2. Serve as primary sole-point-of-contact with City of Austin staff on all Norwood business.

3. Coordinate and manage Norwood Park Foundation's human resources (defined as staff, volunteers, and contractors) to meet project and outreach demands.

4. Define and enable success for the organization through effective human resource management and policy-making; directly supervise staff & volunteers; coordinate contractor activities as needed; delegate appropriately and create accountability systems; recruit, supervise, manage, and retain staff.

5. Serve as primary fundraising coordinator and contact for the organization, and engage the Board and staff in developing and maintaining relationships with donors, funders, and friends.

6. Ensure the overall financial health of the organization by maintaining and improving financial policies and procedures, effectively analyzing contracts for recommendation to the board, creating annual operating budgets, and monitoring and reporting on financial performance and position.

7. Research and effectively implement all funding avenues as needed for the Norwood Project, including myriad sources within PARD, Public Works & other agencies of the City, as well as any applicable state and/or federal grants.

8. Ensure compliance with all conditions of NPF's agreement with the City, and all other applicable laws and tax requirements.

9. Lead staff and Board through regular long-term strategic planning.

10.  Articulate the mission and vision of the organization effectively; be comfortable and proficient at communicating with a broad array of constituencies including staff, Board and volunteer members, media, community members, donors, government representatives, and business and civic leaders.

11.  Maintain and enhance Norwood Park Foundation's historic preservation profile through networking with local, state, and national preservation organizations and securing and promoting preservation partnerships.

12.  Continue and advance the organization's mission and strategic plan through effective management and evaluation of current project activities, regularly assessing opportunities for improvement and development.

Preferred Qualifications
Successful candidates will have the following:
  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred, in business or nonprofit management, architecture, planning, real estate development, construction management, or related field
  • A desire to help lead and be responsible for a highly visible civic project that will make a difference in the lives of Austin citizens for generations to come
  • Significant experience in leading a nonprofit organization including recruiting, inspiring, and empowering employees and volunteers
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for local and regional historic preservation 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 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
  • Experience working with the City of Austin
  • As has been the case with all of the professionals involved in the Norwood project through the years, favor will be granted to those candidates willing to donate some of their time to the project.
How to Apply
Norwood Park Foundation'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: talent@norwoodparkfoundation.org

Both documents are required and must be submitted in DOC or PDF format. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. September 25, 2014 or until filled, whichever comes first.

Web Site: http://www.norwoodparkfoundation.org
Mailing address: P.O. Box 5682, Austin TX 78763-5682

Norwood Park Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Application Due DateThursday, September 25, 2014
To ApplyPlease submit a resume & cover letter (including salary requirements) to: talent@norwoodparkfoundation.org, or submit by postal mail. Both documents are required; if e-applying, submit in DOC or PDF format. Website: www.norwoodparkfoundation.org Address: P.O. Box 5682, Austin TX 78763-5682
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Transfer Specialist Job #23-14

Austin Housing Authority
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014

Job Description

Performs a variety of tasks related to the Housing Choice Voucher Program Leasing cycle, with a primary responsibility to include functions in relation to incoming and outgoing portables. Manages Outgoing portable caseload to ensure paperwork is transmitted to receiving PHA and that the receiving PHA updates HACA on the client status. If the receiving PHA chooses to bill HACA, ensures proper documentation and prompt payment to the receiving PHA. Tracks payments, ensuring that receiving PHA sends annual re-certification paperwork. This includes sending re-certification notices to receiving PHAs, and if re-certification paperwork is not received, discontinues payment to receiving PHA. Conducts initial briefings for all incoming portable clients. Processes timely, accurate initial payments to owners for initial portables clients and promptly submits incoming portables for screening. Provides timely notifications to initial housing authorities regarding the status of the incoming portable client, to include lease-up status and whether HACA will bill or absorb. Promptly responds to other PHAs, property owners or tenant concerns and educates all parties on Housing Choice Voucher program policies and procedures. This includes providing written responses to either party to clarify any issues or responds to questions. Manages incoming portable caseload for any clients being billed, this includes completing annual re-exams, interim changes, all related HCV occupancy functions, and submitting files for screening. In addition, sends timely changes to initial PHAs for re-exams, interims or terminations. Tracks payment from initial PHAs and ensures on-time payment or notifies PHAs of any amounts owed to HACA. Reconciles all payments due and received monthly, and enters payments received into to the ECS system. Provides monthly status reports to the Assisted Housing Vice President regarding incoming portables to include the total number billed and absorbed and PHAs transferred from, with a cumulative year-to-date total. Also, provides a monthly report on the status of outgoing portables. Develops procedures, forms and tracking mechanisms to ensure an efficient operation of incoming and outgoing portables. Provides back-up relief to other housing counselors if time permits, to include seeing appointments, responding to tenant or property owner questions, completing initials, re-exams, interims, or other related housing counselor duties. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: College degree in Business Administration or Social Science and two years experience in providing social services to recipients, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of general office practices and procedures. Some knowledge of standard bookkeeping, accounting principles, practices and techniques. Knowledge of HUD and Authority policies, procedures and practices pertaining to public housing. Skill in operating general office machines and computers. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, residents and persons outside the Authority. Ability to perform repetitive job assignments accurately. Ability to write reports, complete forms, compose letters and effectively communicate both verbally and in writing. Ability to communicate in English and Spanish is highly desirable. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Valid Texas Driver’s License and copies of diplomas/transcripts and driving record required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK CONDITIONS: Work is principally sedentary, but may involve some physical exertion, such as kneeling, crouching, or lifting to obtain files and records, and eye strain from working with computers and other office equipment. Work involves the normal risks and discomforts associated with an office environment, but is usually in an area that is adequately cooled, heated, lighted, and ventilated.

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.orgThe HACA is a drug-free workplace. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory DPS Criminal History Report & drug screen. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Physical Address1124 S. IH-35
Austin, TX 78704
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Housing Eligibility Specialist Job # 15-14

Austin Housing Authority
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014

Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:  Determines initial and on-going eligibility for Housing Choice Voucher applicants/recipients.  The employee may perform some or all of the specific duties:  Conducts yearly and interim interviews of residents’ family income and household composition to determine continued eligibility and benefit level.  Schedules re-exam appointment, collects documentation, makes revisions, calculates rent adjustments, notifies residents and landlords orally and/or in writing.  Writes up leases and contracts, obtains client and owner signatures, documents and compiles file, and submits for case screening.  Answers resident and landlord inquiries and mediates problems between tenants and owners.  Maintains client records on computer and in case files, provides clients with resources and referral information needed to work towards self-sufficiency.   Other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelors degree in Business Administration or Social Science plus (1) year experience working in the social services or property management field.  Experience may substitute for required education with a maximum of 4 years of allowable substitutions.  Experience in determining initial and ongoing eligibility for applicants/recipients is preferred along with experience as a program coordinator between existing clients and their landlord when questions/disputes arise.  Skill in operating general office machines and computers required.  Valid Texas Driver’s License and copies of diplomas/transcripts and driving record required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Work is principally sedentary, but may involve some physical exertion, such as kneeling, crouching, or lifting to obtain files and records, and eye strain from working with computers and other office equipment.  Work involves the normal risks and discomforts associated with an office environment, but is usually in an area that is adequately cooled, heated, lighted, and ventilated.

 

To ApplyPPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT: Resumes will not be accepted without a completed and signed application. Applications are available at the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, 1124 S. IH-35, Austin, TX 78704 or 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. Compensation package includes salary and benefits. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Physical Address1124 S. IH-35
Austin, TX 78704
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Senior Director of Public Housing Job # 28-14

Austin Housing Authority
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014

Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Responsible for ensuring that all applicable policies and procedures relating to the Public Housing Program are up to date and followed to achieve and maintain good customer service, agency’s high performing status, compliance with local, state and federal regulations, and positive employee engagement. Specific duties and responsibilities include: Oversees all staff and activities of the HCD department in the absence of the Vice President of HCD.  Tracks, monitors and reports on progress regarding department goals and strategic plan objectives. Supervises, trains and reviews work performed by the Public Housing Specialist. Delegates work to the Community Directors and monitors their work. Track HACA’s legal cases regarding the public housing program; improve systems to reduce legal expenses; streamline procedures; ensure consistency across all public housing properties; Update Continued Occupancy Policies; Stay abreast of HUD PIH Updates; Oversee coordination with PHA Plan; Ensure Maximum, Flat and Ceiling Rents and Utility Allowances are reviewed annually and implemented timely. Ensure public comment is sought and responded to as required. Develop and maintain standard operating procedures to ensure compliance, consistency and efficiency. Ensures related forms are updated at all times.  Ensure consistency with disciplinary actions; assist the VP and HCD Directors with investigations and compiling documentation; ensure consistency with performance evaluations. Monitor open fair housing cases; ensure timely response to Fair Housing complaints; ensure consistency in responses; track and monitor reasonable accommodations; ensure consistency.  Assists VP and Directors with development and monitoring of the department budgets. Tracks tenant complaints until final resolution. Analyzes trends and makes recommendations for resident relations and customer service. Maintain up-to-date information on HUD and HACA regulations and requirements and industry best practices.  Compiles monthly reports for upper management;  Communicates updates to HCD staff to ensure they are informed of new policies, procedures, and budget changes. Other duties as assigned.
  
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration or Social Sciences from an accredited college or university and five (5) years experience supervising staff and working with public agencies. Knowledge of HUD and Authority policies, procedures and practices pertaining to housing programs.  Ability to communicate and relate to persons of diverse backgrounds and abilities and establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and residents.
Knowledge of general office practices and procedures, business English and basic arithmetic.  Bondability.  Eligibility for coverage under PHA fleet auto insurance.  Valid Texas Drivers License.  Copies of diplomas or transcripts and driving record required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is principally sedentary, but may involve some physical exertion, such as kneeling, crouching, or lifting to obtain files and records, and eyestrain from working with computers and other office equipment. Work involves the normal risks and discomforts associated with an office environment, but is usually in an area that is adequately cooled, heated, lighted, and ventilated.

 

Application Due DateFriday, September 19, 2014
To ApplyAPPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT: Resumes will not be accepted without a completed and signed 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. Compensation package includes salary and benefits. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Physical Address1124 S. IH-35
Austin, TX 78704
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Family Self Sufficiency Coordinator Job# 29-14

Austin Housing Authority
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014

Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:  Responsible for developing and delivering a broad range of counseling and referral services for the Housing Choice Voucher residents within the Housing Authority's Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program. Perform tasks involving planning, implementing and monitoring FSS activities. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: recruitment of potential FSS participants; processing resident FSS applications; screening applicants and determining program eligibility. Maintain regular communication with HCV housing eligibility specialists and trains new housing eligibility specialists about the FSS Program. Coordinates services needed by individual FSS participants and provides the necessary case management for program success.  Provides counseling and monitors families’ compliance with their FSS contract.  Compiles forms, completes case notes and correspondence and maintains accurate files on FSS participants.  Assist in the coordination of meetings and trainings for FSS participants. Establishes and communicates with the Program Coordinating Committee (PCC) using appropriate agencies, and coordinates PCC meetings.  Establishes and maintains contact with public and private community agencies that provide services and support to the FSS program.  Performs initial and periodic re-examinations of FSS participants’ income and family composition and makes any required rent adjustments.  Prepares annual and monthly reports on the status of the FSS program.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or Social Sciences from an accredited college or university and two years experience with public agencies and one year at a supervisory or managerial level or an equivalent combination of experience and education. Considerable knowledge of resources available through community agencies.  Ability to address the public and present information in a clear, concise and convincing manner.  Ability to deal effectively with situations that require tact and diplomacy, yet firmness.  Ability to establish and maintain effective and courteous working relationships with other employees, residents and community agencies that provide services.  Bondability.  Eligibility for coverage under Authority fleet auto insurance.  Valid Texas driver's license.
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The employee's work is performed both indoors and outdoors, and involves numerous visits to residents' homes and outside agencies. The employee may drive lightweight vehicles, and may be required to push, pull and/or lift objects weighing up to and more than 25 pounds, such as boxes of canned food, tables, or a resident who must be helped into and out of a vehicle. The employee may be required to work unusual hours.  The employee may be exposed to weather extremes and to the usual hazards associated with housing developments.

 
To ApplyAPPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT: Resumes will not be accepted without a completed and signed application. Applications are available at the Housing Authority of the City of Austin, 1124 S. IH-35, Austin, TX 78704 or 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. Compensation package includes salary and benefits. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Physical Address1124 S. IH-35
Austin, TX 78704
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Operations Lead (Support Services)

Concordia University Texas
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014

Start DateThursday, September 25, 2014
Job DescriptionPosition Summary:        The Operations Lead supports the Concordia University Texas (CTX) Vision and Mission by managing mail services and providing graphic quality printing services to the institution.  The Operations Lead provides general business support to the institution’s students, faculty and staff as well as lead support to Support Services operations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Produce copy and print projects in a timely manner with attention to quality and reducing costs to an optimum within timeframe of project. 
  • Provide accurate and complete print project billing to Director.  Provide billing support to customer for transparency.
  • Maintain CTX brand by assuring print jobs conform with Style Guide and returning to Department as necessary.
  • Sort and distribute incoming USPS and campus mail to campus mailboxes.
  • Manage student staff and oversee their delivery of incoming mail and packages, general office supplies and stationery needs to requestors.
  • Maintain faculty, staff and student mailbox database.
  • Assist in maintaining copier fleet.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Position Requirements
  • Working knowledge of MS Office including MS Word Excel and MS Outlook, CS Photoshop and Indesign
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent phone skills
  • Must be able to navigate websites
  • Working knowledge of the Fiery and Command workstation
  • Ability to operate graphic quality digital press
  • Ability to work individually or within a group context
  • Must demonstrate the generally accepted knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the job functions such as prioritizing projects, attention to detail, meeting deadlines, managing multiple projects, and communicating effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing.

Required Education & Experience
 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Prefer experience with graphic quality color press
 
Special Working Conditions
 
  • Occasional moderate lifting, 30-55 pounds
  • Must be able to stand for prolonged periods
  • Must be able to work 40 hours per week
  • Must be able to work in fast-paced office

Application Due DateSaturday, November 1, 2014
To ApplyPosition is vacant now but start date depends upon availability of candidate. Hoping to fill asap. http://www.concordia.edu/page.cfm?page_ID=3202
Physical Address11400 Concordia University Drive
Austin, TX 78726
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Director of Foundation Relations

Concordia University Texas
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 15, 2014
Job DescriptionJob Summary:  Responsible for all aspects of raising support from foundations, corporations, individuals, and government sources requiring proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Sets annual personal goals, including:  personal visits, solicitations, dollars raised, types and amounts of gifts sought; self improvement goals; adding foundation prospects to database; planned activities with constituents.
  • Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.
  • Research potential funding sources through a variety of printed and electronic sources to match funding focus with University projects.
  • Write grant proposals and reports to foundations and corporations as determined by the grants calendar and grant reporting requirements.
  • Understanding of institutional history and programs and ability to summarize into well written proposals.
  • Develop and prioritize projects and proposals: meet and work with staff to elicit projects and programs that need support
  • Research and compile pertinent institutional information for projects requiring funding. This includes meeting with or contacting various departments within the university to garner information to be incorporated into case statements, letters of intent, proposals and reports. Also includes assisting faculty in the development and editing of grant proposals.
  • Develop and foster relationships with institutional funders: find personal connections with staff, board, trustees, volunteers, donors that will ensure the attention of institutional funders.
  • Develop and steward relationships with our current and prospective Grantors to meet our mutually beneficial needs.
  • Arrange for tours on campus with prospective funders; include President, VP of External Relations, AVP for External Relations and others as appropriate.
  • Write monthly proposals, budgets, reports, and other ancillary materials.
  • Work with accounting and other departments to gather information necessary to report to foundation donors on current grant programs.
  • Assist with other fundraising projects as requested.
  • Draft correspondence and other written communications to funders, including acknowledgments and, as needed, letters of inquiry, grant proposals and grant reports
  • Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.

Minimum Required Education:
  • Bachelors degree.
  • Prefer CFRE certification.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Working knowledge of the vision and mission of Concordia Texas.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office products, including Word, Excel PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated skills in business or technical writing.
  • Ability to interact with all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to work independently or as a member of the team.
  • Ability to communicate orally.
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to be detailed-oriented.
  • Ability to articulate and support CTXs values and Code of Conduct.
  • Ability to interpret and abide by CTXs policies and procedures.

Other Information:
  • 15-20% travel required for overnight and weekend stays.
  • Prefer:  LCMS membership.

Application Due DateSaturday, November 1, 2014
To ApplyPosition is vacant. Start date depends upon candidate availability. http://www.concordia.edu/page.cfm?page_ID=3152
Physical Address11400 Concordia University Drive
Austin, TX 78726
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Youth + Volunteer Specialist

Urban Roots
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014

Start DateTuesday, December 2, 2014
Job DescriptionWho We Are:
Now in its eighth year, Urban Roots is a youth development non-profit that uses food and farming to transform the lives of young people and inspire, engage, and nourish the community.  On 3 ½ acres of urban farmland, Urban Roots’ Core Youth Program provides thirty Austin teenagers with paid internships and teaches them important life skills. Urban Roots engages young people to learn about hard work, to connect with the land and food, and to serve their community. Through additional programming, we engage hundreds of volunteers through team-building farm work days on the land, provide educational tours to school and community youth groups, and donate thousands of pounds of farm-fresh produce to hunger relief agencies.
 
The Guiding Principles of Urban Roots:
1. We provide a High Quality, Transformational Experience for youth and community members.
2. We celebrate “Rigor” and Meaningful, Hard Work.
3. We build Strong Relationships.
4. We cultivate Intentionality in our work.
5. We engage our work with a Spirit of Celebration and Joy.
6. We Honor and Respect Diversity.
 
Job Summary:
We are seeking a high-energy, creative individual to join our team as the support to our youth programs.  This part-time staff person (25 hour per week) works closely with the Youth Coordinator and Farm Educator to lead young people (ages 14 – 17) through UR innovative youth development techniques, integrating farm work, field trips to local soup kitchens, cooking classes and over 40 leadership-development, cooking, and food justice workshops. The position does not require prior farming knowledge/skills, but it requires a sincere interest in growing food for the community and the ability to share/model this interest and enthusiasm to youth. This position also oversees the volunteer program and is responsible for setting up volunteer days, corresponding with volunteers, and sending out the monthly volunteer newsletter.
 
Who You Are:
You are eager to join a growing organization that is on the front lines of youth development - where you can express your ideas & passion for youth empowerment.  You are passionate about working with youth, and can jump from a leadership role to a supportive role during youth programming. You work well independently and relish working on a dynamic team. You are socially nimble as well as dependable and flexible. You are supremely organized & possess a great attention to detail.  Watching a young person achieve his/her goals gives you real hope for the future.  You are able to energetically lead youth in a positive, supportive manner, and you are comfortable working hard outdoors (in Central TX) and getting dirt underneath your fingernails.  You strive to have a healthy work/life balance, and your sense of humor helps keep it all in perspective.  You eagerly embrace our organizational culture that holds staff to the same high expectations that we have for our youth; giving and receiving regular feedback from youth and staff.
 
 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Core Youth Program:  Executing several aspects of the Core Youth Program alongside the Youth Coordinator and the Farm Educator on our farm.  Transport youth in a 15-passenger van.  Work with 30 farm interns on the farm every Saturday and every Tuesday and/or Thursday evenings during the Spring Session (February – May), and every Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday during the Summer Session (June – mid July).  Assist in program planning and leading workshops. Support the personal growth of youth through sharing feedback (Real Talk).
  • Volunteer Coordination:  Correspond with volunteers via email.  Send confirmation, reminder and follow-up emails to volunteers, along with monthly e-newsletter.   Recruit volunteers and share volunteer opportunities with public via social media, newsletters, community partners, etc.
  • Administrative Tasks:  Participate in Program Meetings. Secure in-kind donations for youth programming.  Assist with office management and administrative tasks.  Manage UR’s photo system.
 
Job Requirements:
·       A completed bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or equivalent professional experience in the areas of social work, youth services and/or education
·       One or more years working with teenagers from diverse backgrounds
·       Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
·       Willingness to work Saturdays, some weekday evenings, and a flexible schedule as dictated by the needs of the program
·       Ability to work independently, with diverse groups, perform manual labor and lift up to 40 lbs., maintain a positive/motivating attitude while working rigorously during extreme weather/environmental conditions
·       Efficient in social media and Microsoft Office; strong verbal and written communication skills
·       Texas Driver’s license and good driving record

Compensation:
This is a part time (25 hours per week), seasonal position at an hourly range commensurate with experience.  Work in a dynamic co-working space in east Austin with over a dozen social-profit organizations and work on the Urban Roots farm, to which you will receive seasonal vegetables. 

Urban Roots is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to creating a multicultural organization. We actively seek a diverse pool of candidates for this position, especially candidates of color. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We will not discriminate in our hiring on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or disability.
Application Due DateTuesday, October 7, 2014
To ApplySubmit a resume and a cover letter to jacki@urbanrootsatx.org. No phone calls, please. Please reference “Urban Roots Youth & Volunteer Specialist Search” in the subject line. Approximate start date: Early December. We will review all submissions, identify viable candidates and contact ONLY those individuals selected to continue in the interview process.
Physical Address2921 E 17th Street
Bldg D, Ste 4
Austin, TX 78702
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Case Manager Wellness Program

Family Eldercare
Posted on Monday, September 15, 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 Address805 W. University Avenue
Suite 113
Georgetown, TX 78626
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Family Advocate

Center for Child Protection
Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014

Job DescriptionThe Center for Child Protection is looking for a licensed clinician with an interest in working collaboratively on a team comprised of law enforcement, the District Attorney’s Office, Child Protective Services and Forensic Interviewers in the investigation and intervention of child abuse. In this role, the clinician would provide crisis intervention, supportive counseling, risk/protectiveness assessment, emergency clinical assessment and on-going case management to children and families. Clinician would also provide weekly psychotherapy in a group setting.  Requirements include: a Master’s degree in the social work or counseling field with LMSW, LCSW, LPC-Intern or LPC licensure; a minimum of two years experience providing crisis intervention and/or case management services to families who have experienced trauma or have been involved in the child protection system. Preferred qualifications: English/Spanish fluency; experience with group psychotherapy, emergency assessment and/or work within a team environment. 
To ApplyPlease email resume to kjackson@centerforchildprotection.org or mail to the Center for Child Protection, Attn: Kasey Jackson, 8509 FM 969 Building 2, Austin, Texas 78724.
Physical Address8509 FM 969
Building 2
Austin, TX 78724
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Mpowerment Coordinator

AIDS Services of Austin
Posted on Saturday, September 13, 2014

Job DescriptionThe Mpowerment Coordinator is responsible for implementing a community-level, HIV prevention program known locally as “The Q” and/or “The Q Austin.” The Mpowerment Coordinator works under the direction of the Prevention Program Manager and Director of Prevention Programs. The Mpowerment Coordinator is a friendly, outgoing person who is completely comfortable finding and recruiting a broad and diverse group of young gay, bisexual, and curious young men ages 18–29 to participate in the program activities of The Q Austin. The Mpowerment Coordinator ensures recruiting and implementation for the program by using innovative approaches such as harm reduction, behavioral theories, and motivational strategies in various community settings.  To plan, coordinate, and ensure the execution of all programmatic aspects of The Q Austin, this individual assigns and monitors staff activities; assists in developing and facilitating a community advisory board for The Q Austin; and participates in designing, preparing, and implementing recruitment strategies for small group discussions, including developing and reviewing promotional materials. The Mpowerment Coordinator assists in planning and recruiting for regular Core Group meetings, as well as social events that incorporate safer sex messages, and assists in monitoring and maintaining The Q’s website, including social media outreach activities. This individual works with the Director of Prevention Programs and/or the Prevention Program Manager to monitor and document all aspects of Mpowerment activities per guidance of the intervention and the grantor. The individual assists in collecting, inputting, and monitoring data and submitting monthly reports, including timesheets, mileage forms, program reimbursements, and other financial documents, in a timely manner.
 
Essential Tasks:
  • Assist in recruiting for and implementing the Mpowerment Program/The Q Austin by using innovative approaches appealing to young gay men.
  • Plan, coordinate, and ensure the execution of all programmatic aspects of The Q Austin.
  • Assist in recruiting, coordinating, and facilitating ongoing small group discussions using core elements of the community-level intervention Mpowerment.
  • Participate in designing, preparing, and implementing recruitment strategies for small group discussions, including the development and review of promotional materials.
  • Assist in planning, recruiting for, and implementing regular Core Group meetings, as well as small and large social events.
  • Assist in monitoring and maintaining The Q Austin website, including on-line/social media outreach activities.
  • Recruit, hire, and train Mpowerment staff.
  • Supervise and support daily activities of Mpowerment staff (strategizing outreach and social events).
  • Assess program activities to determine if objectives are achieved.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise young gay men from the Austin community to participate in Mpowerment activities.
  • Participate and collaborate in departmental, agency, and local community meetings.
  • Collect, input, and monitor data and submit monthly reports, including timesheets, mileage forms, program reimbursements, and other financial documents, in a timely manner.
  • Recruit men from within the Mpowerment project to assist in co-facilitating small safer sex educational groups for young gay and bisexual men.
  • Prepare programmatic reports under the guidance of the Prevention Program Manager  and/or Director of Prevention Programs.
  • Participate in the AIDS Walk on an annual basis.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Prevention Program Manager and/or Director of Prevention Programs.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • A powerful desire to build a strong and supportive young gay men's community
  • Comfort and ease or expertise in talking with and about young gay men, gay male sexuality, sexual behavior, and HIV/STD prevention
  • Knowledge and understanding of Austin's young gay, bisexual, and curious men's community
  • Ability to conduct community outreach with communities disproportionately impacted by HIV (young gay men of color)
  • Ability to recruit men from within the gay and bisexual communities to attend small group discussions
  • Experience in facilitating small groups
  • Public speaking skills
  • Skills in creative, innovative, and solutions-oriented thinking
  • Ability to perform detail oriented work
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with diverse populations
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership qualities
  • Ability to discuss sex appropriately and positively with young gay and bisexual men
  • Knowledge of gay male sexuality, HIV/AIDS prevention among gay men, substance abuse in the gay culture, and gay male issues, including the coming-out process
  • Ability to work effectively and sensitively with individuals of diverse cultures, ethnicities, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Knowledge of HIV, gay health promotion, and community resources for young gay men
  • Ability to maintain and enforce strict confidentiality standards
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and coordinate complex program implementation for The Q Austin.
  • Ability to ensure facility adherence to agency protocols regarding safety
  • Ability to make decisions in accordance with agency policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Ability to operate various office equipment, such as personal computer, calculator, copy machine, facsimile machine, and telephone system
  • Ability to perform routine walking, standing, bending, lifting, and stooping during the course of day
  • Bilingual/bicultural (English and Spanish) skills preferred
Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; college degree preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in conducting community outreach or HIV prevention service delivery to gay men
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in successfully recruiting and facilitating small group discussions
Benefits for this position include medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance; vacation, sick, and 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.
To ApplySubmit a cover letter, agency application (available at www.asaustin.org/about_careers), and resume via mail to AIDS Services of Austin, Attn: 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. Open until filled
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Volunteer Manager

AIDS Services of Austin
Posted on Saturday, September 13, 2014

Job DescriptionThe Volunteer Manager is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining an exemplary volunteer program to provide a supplementary workforce through the use of corporate, religious, academic, community, and individual volunteers. The goal of the position is to significantly scale up volunteer leverage in order to enable AIDS Services of Austin (ASA) to fulfill its mission by enhancing the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS. The Volunteer Manager recruits and trains volunteers to support agency services, community events, and fundraising events. The Volunteer Manager is responsible for training volunteers to work appropriately with ASA’s clients. He or she works under moderate supervision of the Director of Development and has significant latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
 
Essential Tasks:
  • Provide volunteer information to the public in response to telephone, email, website, and walk-in requests.
  • Communicate ASA’s mission, ensuring everyone works toward the same goals.
  • Recruit and retain volunteers from corporations, businesses, affinity groups, colleges, universities, businesses, health fairs, festivals, and the community.
  • Recruit and place volunteers to assist with the ongoing specialized needs of agency departments; programs serving clients, patients, and the community; and ASA’s fundraising programs/events.
  • Perform enrollment interviews of potential volunteers.
  • Ensure that responsibilities of volunteers are defined and understood.
  • Create positive environment in which two-way communication and strong trust are established.
  • Consistently provide ideas, opinions, or information in an articulate, professional way. Actively listen to others and demonstrate understanding of other points of view.
  • Ensure that the volunteer experience is easy to access, meaningful to the volunteer, and productive for ASA.
  • Process on-line applications, including background checks when appropriate, for volunteer program and provide follow-up with individuals to schedule interviews and tours.
  • Manage and supervise weekly administrative/development volunteer program and ensure accurate completion of projects.
  • Develop, write, and distribute volunteer manual.
  • Develop, write, produce, and distribute regular volunteer communication pieces to agency stakeholders.
  • Enter volunteer data and maintain program database to track volunteer activities and generate report summaries.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining instructional materials for general orientation and advanced direct service programs.
  • Produce quarterly general volunteer orientation/training evaluation reports.
  • Assist in planning and implementing volunteer recognition events or activities, including National Volunteer Week activities and ACES events.
  • Assist Food Bank Coordinator in scheduling or supporting direct service volunteers to support the daily functions of food bank program.
  • Assist staff with coordinating and training volunteers as necessary for programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and strategic thinking
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to speak publicly to small and large groups
  • Demonstrated ability to present effective and compelling messages to individuals, groups, and the public
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work with a diverse variety of individuals
  • Knowledge of HIV and AIDS
  • Ability to understand AIDS Services of Austin’s vision
  • Proficiency in using desktop/laptop computer and intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and to work comfortably with diverse populations, with sensitivity to issues concerning HIV and all disabilities
  • Ability to prioritize big picture ideas and execute into tangible actions
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to make sound decisions in accordance with agency policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Ability to respond with a high degree of urgency to the needs and requests of others, internally and externally, and to understand the impact of one’s work on others
  • Ability to understand safety policies and actively promote safe practices in the workplace
  • Ability to maintain constructive relationships and demonstrate respect for everyone contacted
  • Ability to deal constructively with conflict and focus on the situation, issue, or behavior rather than on the person by diffusing situations before conflicts arise, resolving conflicts directly, and actively promoting and gaining cooperation from others
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Willingness and ability to adjust to changing conditions or priorities
  • Ability to take the initiative to identify and act on problems and lead by example
  • Ability to consistently make decisions that resolve problems
  • Ability to perform routine walking, standing, bending, and stooping during the course of the day
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds on a regular basis
  • Ability to drive to and from volunteer activities primarily in the Austin metropolitan area but occasionally throughout ASA’s service area
  • Ability to maintain personal vehicle liability insurance
  • Bilingual/bicultural (English and Spanish) a plus
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in behavioral science, health administration, business administration, nonprofit management, or related field, plus two to four years of volunteer management or related experience, or any combination of equivalent education and experience, strongly preferred
  • Experience with developing and implementing a successful organization-wide volunteer  program preferred
  • Understanding and familiarity with local philanthropic community
  • Experience with working with board members and donors as volunteers
  • Experience with donor/volunteer software
Benefits:
Benefits for this position include medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance; vacation, sick, and 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.
Application Due DateFriday, October 3, 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.
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Lead Events Manager

ZACH Theatre
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2014

Job DescriptionJob Summary
 
ZACH Theatre, a growing, dynamic professional theatre with an $8 million annual budget in Austin, Texas, has an opening for the Lead Events Manager who manages all rental contracts that come into ZACH Theatre, including the financial performance, personnel, guest relations, event management and sales. The Lead Events Manager works closely with Development, Education, Production, and Patron Services to maximize potential revenue with available facilities. This is a salary + commission position.
 
Essential Job Functions
 
  1. Promotes and manages the availability of multiple venues to clients based on Production, Education, and Development’s calendared events and schedules.
  2. Develops and manages annual financial revenue goals and budget
  3. Develops and maintains business relationships with clients and vendors
  4. Coordinates and manages events; including the creation of timelines and instructions for event managers and other staff based on rental needs, oversees logistics, coordinates vendor access
  5. Ensures that clients and vendors abide by contractual obligations prior to and after events
  6. Manages accounts receivable for rentals; works with the Finance Department to reconcile accounts
 
 
Candidates should have at least two (2) year experience in Event Management. Candidates with experience in a non-profit performing arts setting will be given preference.
 
Ideally, candidates will have a working knowledge of event management, and general knowledge of technical theatre and Microsoft Office Suite. Candidates should have demonstrated skills in consultative sales, oral and written communication, project management, budgeting and accounting, and planning. Successful candidates should be able to work as individual contributors and team members as well as manage multiple rentals with little to no supervision.
 
Application Due DateThursday, September 25, 2014
To ApplySubmit your resume and salary requirements to Merrill Jones, Director of Human Resources, mjones@zachtheatre.org. Job is open until filled. No phone calls please.
Physical Address1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704
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Accounting Assistant

Business & Community Lenders (BCL) of Texas
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 1, 2014
Job DescriptionAccounting Assistant

Reports to: CEO, COO, and Business Services Specialist
Salary: DOE, Full time
Benefits: 100% Paid Medical, Vision, Dental; Holiday, Sick and Vacation Leave

Company Description: Established by community volunteers from the central Texas region in 1990, BCL of Texas is a not-for-profit community development corporation, which furthers economic development by promoting and assisting in the growth of small businesses in Texas. In addition to providing business with counseling and technical assistance, BCL of Texas originates, underwrites, processes, closes and services business loans to healthy, growing businesses. Its mission is to create long-term jobs through business development and ensure that local communities benefit by an increased sales and property tax base for the long term.

Position Summary: The Accounting Assistant is responsible for assisting with all accounting activities as needed. Emphasis will be assisting teams with routine tasks such payable processing, document filing, and loan customer post of payments.

Primary Tasks:
• Comply with all BCL of Texas accounting policies and procedures.
• Participate in accomplishing long-term accounting service objectives for BCL of Texas
• Learn and maintain software specific to accounting, such as, MIP Fund Accounting 100 from Abila (formerly Sage MIP), mPort, and Tvalue.
• Complete loan customer payment processing semi-monthly as well as complete payment tracking in T-Value and data entry in MIP.
• Maintain an updated worksheet for all delinquent payments during the month and keep management informed so they can follow up with customer.
• Complete the data entry of payables, including credit card details, semi-monthly in MIP for approval and processing.
• Coordinate with the accounting team on all internal assignments from programmatic staff to assist or lead in the completion of the assignment.
• Help with the reconciliation of bank accounts
• Communicate with staff on all assignments to determine the instructions, flow, and completion date.
• Request timesheets from employees prior to the payroll date.
• Promote and maintain interpersonal communication with all staff teams
• Help with the production of annual reports (W2s, 1099s, 1098’s and property tax payments)
• Maintain a monthly rent roll for all properties.
• Maintain and update a spreadsheet to track all insurance coverages and period information (for all companies including habitat families in the escrow account)
• Maintain an asset spreadsheet for all properties
• Help to maintain the intercompany accounts updated
• Help to create budget for FY2016 and enter it in the accounting software
• Develop and implement the proper procedures and internal controls necessary to maintain the efficient organization of accounting files (hardcopy and paperless).
• Compiles and sorts documents, such as invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions
• Verifies and posts details of business transactions, such as funds received and disbursed
• Audits invoices against purchase orders, researches discrepancies, and process payment requests
• Prepares vouchers, invoices, checks, account statements, reports, and other records, and reviews for accuracy
• Reconciles general ledger accounts with various registers
• Monitors loans and accounts payable and receivable to ensure that payments are up to date
• Reconciles report discrepancies and problems
• Reconciles bank statements
• Reviews, balances, and interprets accounting software reports, and makes corrections
• Monthly assist with financial reporting for City of Austin and City of Dallas contracts.
• Assists employees, vendors and clients by answering questions related to accounts, procedures, and services.
• Assists Business Services Specialist with financial and compliance audit

Qualifications:
• Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
• At least two years of office experience, ideally with accounting experience
• Ability to work analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
• Ability to problem solve - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Works well in group problem solving situations.
• Ability to work within a team - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed. • Ability to planning and organize - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
• Display professionalism - Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
• Provide quality work - Demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness and great attention to details.
Application Due DateFriday, September 26, 2014
To ApplyThe following are required and must be emailed: Resume including salary history and requirements Professional reference list with contact information Cover Letter that explains your interest in working for BCL
Physical Address2212 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78704
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Grants Manager

Conspirare
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2014

Job DescriptionConspirare
Grants Manager (Part-Time 20-25 hours week)

POSITION SUMMARY
Conspirare is an Austin-based vocal ensemble considered by many to be one of the finest choirs in the world. With five Grammy nominations and numerous awards it offers an unparalleled artistic product to audiences both in Austin and across the globe. The organization has tremendous growth potential and is seeking someone who wants to be more than just a staff member. We want a colleague who will understand how special Conspirare and will be committed to help take us to the next level.

As Grants Manager the incumbent will identify, define, and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as coordinate the development, writing, and submission of grant proposals to foundations and other third-party entities. Primary responsibilities include preparation of proposals, grant applications, grant budgets, and requisite reports; performance of responsible, professional, and administrative work in researching, identifying, developing, and responding to public and private grant opportunities; and other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor. Position reports to Director of Development.

This position is part of a small development team and will require wearing a number of different hats on a daily basis. This is very much a hands-on role. It will require flexibility, good time management and the ability to juggle competing priorities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Research, interpret, and draft program and financial information needed for the development of performing arts and project based grant proposals and all necessary reporting.
• Research new grant opportunities and industry trends and maintain internal databases.
• Maintain and create systems to improve efficiency and effectiveness of fundraising.
• Work in collaboration with development department to build wide network of support for organization.
• Meet with Director of Development regularly to discuss grant and funding strategies and opportunities.
• Collaborate with program department to stay abreast of program developments and funding needs.
• Compellingly articulate the mission, vision, and exceptional attributes of organization in language directed to various audiences.
• Be able to effectively describe any organizational project, the cost to accomplish the project, and the expected outcomes to donors.
• Ensure gifts from foundations are properly archived, acknowledged and followed up with timely information and updates.
• Cultivate long-term, engaged relationships with foundations and government funders
• Other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Strong knowledge of grant writing, along with a B.A. and at least 2 years of experience in fundraising
• High-level writing and research skills
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including proofreading
• Strong interpersonal skills, creativity, and critical thinking; not afraid to make an ask
• Ability to listen and develop information into grant proposals, reports, and related pieces
• Ability to work in collaboration with team members from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, such as Excel and Word
• Ability to initiate, self-start, and seek out solutions
• Attention to detail and organization and ability to meet deadlines
• Discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality
• Desire to work in a performing arts environment

START DATE Position open until filled

TO APPLY Please submit resume and cover letter to: pmelroy@conspirare.org . No phone calls, please. Please use “Grants Manager” as the subject of your email. Only complete applications will be reviewed, and only qualified candidates will be contacted. DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE DIRECT NOT-FOR-PROFIT GRANTWRITING EXPERIENCE. Conspirare encourages any and all qualified candidates to apply without regard to gender, race, religion, age or preference.
Application Due DateFriday, September 26, 2014
To ApplyTO APPLY Please submit resume and cover letter in Word or pdf format to: pmelroy@conspirare.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78752
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Annual Fund Manager

Conspirare
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2014

Job DescriptionConspirare
Annual Fund Manager

POSITION SUMMARY
Conspirare is an Austin-based vocal ensemble considered by many to be one of the finest choirs in the world. With five Grammy nominations and numerous awards it offers an unparalleled artistic product to audiences both in Austin and across the globe. The organization has tremendous growth potential and is seeking someone who wants to be more than just a staff member. We want a colleague who will understand how special Conspirare and will be committed to help take us to the next level.

As Annual Fund Manager, the incumbent is fiscally responsible for annual contributed revenue goals for individual gifts through direct mail, subscription gifts and personal cultivation of smaller donors. This includes the identification, cultivation and solicitation of new donors and the stewardship of existing donors. The Annual Fund Manager shares responsibility for overall departmental goal achievement and is an integral member of the fundraising team. This position is part of a small development team and will require wearing a number of different hats on a daily basis.  This is very much a hands-on role.  It will require flexibility, good time management and the ability to juggle competing priorities. The successful candidate will someone who embraces the challenge of having a variety of fundraising responsibilities and does so with good humor. This is an outward-facing role that will involve some measure of patron contact. There is an excellent opportunity for growth, recognition and rewards in this position.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
* Maintain and create systems to improve efficiency and effectiveness of fundraising.
* Create and successfully execute multiple annual fund campaigns during the course of the year
* Work in collaboration with development department to build wide network of support for organization.
* Meet with Director of Development regularly to discuss strategies and opportunities.
* Compellingly articulate the mission, vision, and exceptional attributes of organization in language directed to various audiences.
* Be able to effectively describe any organizational project, the cost to accomplish the project, and the expected outcomes to donors.
* Create, organize and manage the Annual Fund for individual gifts
* Identify, cultivate and solicit new donors for the Annual Fund
* Coordinate with the Development Director to ensure donor benefit fulfillment
* Assist in the planning and coordination of both donor cultivation events and donor appreciation events
* Enter and manage data in Donor Perfect: gift entry and biographical information
* Assist in managing the donor benefit structure, the creation of annual brochures and written appeals, the organization of lead segments for direct mail, and a committed effort to renew previous gifts and cultivate new gifts from individuals.
* Maintain Development Department income reports
* Provide support for the organization’s major gift cultivation and stewardship
* Work closely with Finance Department to reconcile income reports and audit information
* Organize and supervise the bi-annual direct mailings in accordance with Development annual plan
* Assist in managing website material for development and on-line appeals for individual gifts
* Maintain donor communication efforts through phone, email and correspondence
* Assist in coordinating development copy for newsletters, email club, playbills, season program and other marketing materials
* Other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS
* Strong knowledge of the basics of managing annual fund campaigns, along with a B.A. and at least 2 years of experience in fundraising
* Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including proofreading
* Strong interpersonal and listening skills, creativity, and critical thinking
* Good innate sales skills; not afraid to make an ask
* Ability to work in collaboration with team members from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, such as Excel and Word
* Comfortable working with a relational database with an understanding of the underlying sructures
* Experience in working with fundraising software with the ability to create reports
* Ability to initiate, self-start, and seek out solutions
* Attention to detail and organization and ability to meet deadlines
* Discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality
* Desire to work in a performing arts environment
* Desire to progress in a career as a fundraising executive and/or not-for-profit administrator

START DATE Position open until filled

TO APPLY Please submit resume and cover letter to: pmelroy@conspirare.org No phone calls please.
Please use “Annual Fund Manager” as the subject of your email. Only complete applications will be reviewed, and only qualified candidates will be contacted. Conspirare encourages any and all qualified candidates to apply without regard to gender, race, religion, age or preference.
Application Due DateFriday, September 26, 2014
To ApplyPlease submit resume and cover letter in Word or pdf format to: pmelroy@conspirare.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78752
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Workplace Initiatives Manager, Financial Opportunity

United Way for Greater Austin
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2014

Start DateMonday, October 27, 2014
Job DescriptionUWATX_Core_Logo_BlueWho we are:
As Austin’s philanthropic backbone, we lead the community to overcome barriers to economic opportunities. We unite individuals, nonprofits, businesses and government agencies with research-based work that ensures resources are invested, so that everyone has access to the promise of Austin.
 
Who we want:
As the Program Manager for Financial Opportunity’s Workplace Initiatives you will develop and lead multiple workplace-centered projects designed to help Austin’s hard working families reduce expenses, increase income, and build savings.  The Workplace Initiatives Manager is passionate about strengthening employees’ financial decision-making power and enjoys building strong collaborations across employers, nonprofit and governmental agencies, and financial institutions.
 
Who you are:
  • Results focused. You set realistic, but ambitious goals and take responsibility for achieving results with little oversight.
  • An excellent communicator. You listen actively and effectively communicate complex information in a compelling manner to variety of audiences.
  • An innovative and analytical thinker. You approach complex tasks or problems by breaking them down into key steps and components, and creatively identify solutions.
  • A strong project manager.  You have an ability to develop work plans, identify milestones, and designate resources to achieve project results.  You thrive on anticipating potential problems and instituting controls or contingency plans to address them.
  • A constant learner. You’re driven by opportunities to grow and further your own development. You welcome new challenges and seek feedback that leads to new ideas and perspectives.
 
What you’ll bring:
  • At least 3 years of nonprofit, social work, or human services work experience including a combination of project management, data collection, and coalition-building activities
  • Experience writing grants and reporting to stakeholders
  • A proven record of success in creating programmatic strategy using evidence-based practices to improve community conditions and evaluate impact
  • Experience developing strategic relationships and establishing shared measures of success
  • Strong knowledge of financial education, financial coaching and counseling, asset-building, and workforce development
  • An ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment
  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred
  • Bilingual (Spanish speaking) preferred
 
 
To apply: send cover letter and resume to hr@uwatx.org.
Learn more: http://www.unitedwayaustin.org/
 
This position is located in Austin, TX and reports to UWATX’s Financial Opportunity Director
Application Due DateFriday, October 17, 2014
To ApplySend Cover Letter and Resume to hr@uwatx.org
Physical Address2000 E LK Jr. Blvd.
Austin, TX 78702
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Vice President, Strategic Programs

United Way for Greater Austin
Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2014

Start DateMonday, November 3, 2014
Job DescriptionUWATX_Core_Logo_Blue                                                       
Who we are:
As Austin’s philanthropic backbone, we lead the community to overcome barriers to economic opportunities. We unite individuals, nonprofits, businesses and government agencies with research-based work that ensures resources are invested, so that everyone has access to the promise of Austin.
 
Who we want:
The Vice President for Strategic Programs is a passionate advocate with an adaptive leadership and management style who is comfortable working with a variety of non-profit organizations, businesses, elected officials, government agencies, community volunteers, and our Board of Directors. As VP of Strategic Programs, you will lead the Strategic Programs department toward success by collaboratively establishing the department’s vision, goals and strategies, developing key community partnerships, and driving positive social change.
 
Who you are:
  • Mission focused and results driven. You’re committed to building philanthropy and breaking down barriers to economic prosperity in our community. You’re focused on driving your team toward a common goal and don’t shy away from challenges as you work toward positive results.
  • A strong strategic thinker. You thrive on solving complex community problems – you understand and analyze the root causes quickly and can act on the big picture by developing new strategies for moving forward.
  • An adept leader. You provide the strategic vision and can quickly motivate others to act.
  • A brilliant manager. You know it takes a thriving, multidisciplinary team to achieve community change and you’ll advocate for, leverage and develop talent to maximize impact.
  • An excellent communicator. You have an ability to listen actively and effectively communicate complex information in a compelling manner to variety of audiences. You can influence decision-makers at all levels and you’re confident speaking with a broad spectrum of stakeholders and partners.
  • A visionary. You’re constantly assessing external and internal conditions that affect your strategic priorities, the organization’s work, and the community. You can quickly innovate, adapt and advocate for change when needed to ensure we’re continuously pushing the needle toward positive community change.
What you’ll bring:
  • 10 years of non-profit and/or philanthropic work experience including a combination of community-building, program design and management, and coalition-building
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a supervisory position
  • At least 2 years’ experience overseeing grant-making responsibilities including establishing procedures and evaluation activities
  • A proven record of success in creating departmental or programmatic strategy using evidence-based practices to improve community conditions and evaluate impact
  • Experience working within a collective impact model, developing strategic relationships, and establishing shared measures of success
  • Strong knowledge of the social service sector including experience tracking regional social issues and trends
  • An ability to work in a cross-functional, fast-paced work environment
  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred
 
To apply: send cover letter and resume to hr@uwatx.org.
Learn more: http://www.unitedwayaustin.org/
 
This position is located in Austin, TX and reports directly to UWATX’s president
 
Application Due DateThursday, October 16, 2014
To ApplySend cover letter and resume to hr@uwatx.org
Physical Address2000 E MLK Jr. Blvd.
Austin , Texas 78702
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Financial Analyst

Skillpoint Alliance
Posted on Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Job Description
Under the direction of the Senior Director of Finance, the Financial Analyst 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.
 
Major Job Activity Performance Areas
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 -5:00pm 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
$48-55K
 
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 DateSunday, September 21, 2014
To ApplyPlease email your resume, professional references and cover letter with salary requirements to resumes@skillpointalliance.org with the subject line: “Finance Manager”
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78701
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Member Services Assistant

Association of Texas Professional Educators
Posted on Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Job DescriptionIf you are an ace customer service representative who truly enjoys assisting customers come join the largest professional association for public school employees in Texas. Our association is looking for an experienced, personable, customer-focused individual for a Member Services Assistant position. Key objectives of this position are to respond in a professional and efficient manner to calls and other forms of communication; to research member inquiries and fulfill requests; and, to stay current with general membership information and guidelines, and with member services, benefits and events provided by our association. Individual will also perform administrative duties including maintaining member records.
 
We are looking for an energetic, service oriented individual with the ability to use critical reasoning to solve problems and who possesses excellent communication skills and a desire to make a difference for our members. The position requires at least 2 years’ experience handling customer service calls and experience working in databases and in a payment solution application similar to CyberSource. The ideal candidate will be bilingual (English/Spanish) and have intermediate knowledge of MS Outlook and Word (must be able to do mail merges) with advanced knowledge of Excel (strong experience with spreadsheets required).
 
We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits & a pleasant, team oriented work environment. To apply forward a cover letter with your current resume & salary requirements to hr@atpe.org. EOE
To ApplyTo apply forward a cover letter with your current resume & salary requirements to hr@atpe.org.
Physical Address305 E. Huntland Dr.
Suite 300
Austin, TX 78752
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Veterinary Technician

Austin Humane Society
Posted on Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 1, 2014
Job DescriptionThe Austin Humane Society has an opening for a Veterinary Technician to join our Clinic team. Duties include assisting during high volume spay and neuter, physical evaluation of animals, dispensing medication, cleaning and caring for animals, as well as computer data entry and general office duties. The ability to multi-task, strong organizational skills, and previous technician and surgery experience are required. This is an extremely fast-paced environment. Weekend hours are mandatory.
Application Due DateTuesday, September 30, 2014
To ApplyPlease send a copy of your resume to kknef@austinhumanesociety.org
Physical Address124 West Anderson Lane
Austin, 78752
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Interactive Media Producer

Bullock Texas State History Museum
Posted on Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Job Description$4000 - $4,583.33 a month Organizational Overview: The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a dynamic institution that engages visitors in the exciting Story of Texas through a variety of exhibits, films, and programs. The Bullock Museum features three floors of exhibits, two theaters, including an IMAX® Theatre, an indoor/outdoor Cafe, the Museum Store, education classrooms, and multi-functional spaces. As the state's official history museum, the Bullock Museum's temporary exhibits and programs focus on topics related to Texas history and culture. The Bullock museum hosts nearly 400,000 visitors annually. Located in Austin's Capitol Complex, the Bullock Museum is a part of the State Preservation Board, a prestigious state agency that preserves, restores and maintains the State Capitol, the Texas Governor's Mansion, and other Texas landmarks for the benefit of all Texans. For more information, visit www.thestoryoftexas.com. The Bullock Museum is entering an exciting new chapter in its own history with a revised approach to exhibits, film, and education programming; increased marketing; the launch of a new website and statewide initiative; and renovation of the permanent galleries, scheduled to reopen in November, 2015. Position Summary: The Interactive Media Producer is the lead interactive designer, developer, and principal media technician for TSHM’s Web and Digital Media Department, which manages all aspects of technology-based statewide education outreach initiative programs; TSHM’s website and social media; digital curation, exhibit interactives, applications, signage, and asset management systems; content management systems (CMS); and distance learning technologies. The Interactive Media Producer specifies, designs, develops, produces, tests, and maintains interactive applications, equipment, and technology products for outreach activities. The Interactive Media Producer reports to the Museum's Director of Web and Digital Media, and is responsible for start-to-finish design, development, and maintenance of new and existing digital systems, including digital exhibit A/V systems, touch screens, website applications, digital outreach and distance learning technologies, digital signage, live stream broadcasts, CMS, application programming interfaces (APIs), and multimedia content ― text, photo, video, audio, animation. The Interactive Media Producer will be expected to perform other duties as assigned, including the setup of the statewide initiative’s digital and gallery exhibit components. Position works in a fast-pasted environment under limited supervision with considerable latitude for initiative & sound independent judgment. Individual must be focused, organized, able to set priorities under pressure, and be flexible. Displays excellent verbal and written communications skills, and maintains professional, calm, and respectful demeanor, and service-oriented focus when interacting with employees, vendors, volunteers, visitors, and the public. *Must be able to work with museum's 360 day-per-year schedule and may include weekends, evenings and/or holidays, including on short notice. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: For purposes of this agency's job descriptions, "essential job duties" are defined as assigned tasks that are critical or fundamental to the position and not marginal. If an individual is qualified to perform the essential job duties, he or she must be able to perform the essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation. • Maintains digital media components online, statewide, and in exhibit gallery theaters and kiosks, effectively troubleshooting issues and implementing solutions. • Leads user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design, and employs principles, new techniques, and best practices to ensure accessibility in all digital work products and technologies. • Troubleshoots and performs maintenance of digital programming initiatives, including live streams, distance learning activities, and API integration of on-site and web CMS. • Participates as part of Museum Web and Digital Media, Education, and Exhibit teams in the planning and development of new media experiences for digital exhibits. • Develops and manages a cohesive plan for upgrades to existing digital media and integration of control options for new media under development. • Oversees exhibit technologies, including audio visual, sound and lighting equipment, wiring, and control equipment, working according to design specifications of organizer and providing technical support in coordination with Exhibit Production Supervisor. • Works at all times using established safety techniques; continuously assesses conditions to ensure individual and workplace safety are in the best interests of visitors, staff, and self. • Performs all duties as assigned in a manner that promotes public confidence, maintaining a professional manner and calm objectivity whenever representing the Museum and the State Preservation Board. • May be required to safely drive a State-issued vehicle to facilitate pickups, deliveries, purchases and other state business. • Be available to work extended hours, including evenings, nights, and/or weekends, and work within tight deadlines as needed. • Complies with all applicable safety rules, regulations, and standards. • Regular attendance is an essential job duty for all State Preservation Board positions. • Performs all duties in a manner that promotes public confidence in the State Preservation Board and its employees. • Performs all other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate will be a college graduate in computer science, web or game development, engineering, or a related field. A five (5) year minimum of related experience may be considered as a substitute for the degree requirement. Successful candidate must also have demonstrated experience in interactive application design and production, including digital prototyping and UI and UX design principles, and experience with A/V control systems programming and maintenance, with firm understanding of electrical load safety standards. Must work well under pressure and be detailed-oriented. This position may require regular evening, night and/or weekend work, including work on short notice. Texas state driver’s license and safe driving record are required. If offered an interview, candidates will be requested to submit a digital portfolio with two interactive design projects they designed and produced, one A/V maintenance project, and short descriptions of their involvement with each portfolio project. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience at a museum or cultural arts institution and prior work with mobile and large-scale touch application production, digital signage systems (Scala, AMX, and/or Brightsign), PHP development, HTML5 markup protocols, and API maintenance is preferred. The ideal candidate will have additional areas of specialization in addition to the minimum qualifications. Project management experience, including scheduling and budgeting, are also highly desirable. Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus.
To ApplyApplication Instructions: If you meet the qualifications, submit a State of Texas application to the State Preservation Board (SPB): 201 E. 14th Street, Suite 950, Austin, Texas, 78701, Fax (512) 463-3372, or Email TSPB.Employment@tspb.state.tx.us. All resumes must be accompanied by a fully completed state application. Incomplete applications may be disqualified at the agency's discretion. All applications must be received by the SPB by the close of business on the final day posted for consideration. All applicants also are invited to visit our agency's website at: www.tspb.state.tx.us. For additional information call (512) 463-5495. Only interviewed applicants will receive notice of the final selection process. EEO Statement: The State Preservation Board welcomes all qualified applicants without regard to national origin, sexual orientation, sex, Veteran status, disability, religion, race, color or age. If you require reasonable accommodation in the interview and selection process, please call the agency's Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator at (512) 475-4992 and our representative will be happy to assist you. At the time of hire, selected applicants must show proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. All males who are age 18 through 25 and are required to register with the Selective Service may be asked to present proof of registration or exemption from registration upon hire.
Physical Address1800 N Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701
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Communications Assistant

Bullock Texas State History Museum
Posted on Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Job Description$2300 - $2500/month Organizational Overview: The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a dynamic institution that engages visitors in the exciting Story of Texas through a variety of exhibits, films, and programs. The Bullock Museum features three floors of exhibits, two theaters, including an IMAX® Theatre, an indoor/outdoor Cafe, the Museum Store, education classrooms, and multi-functional spaces. As the state's official history museum, the Bullock Museum's temporary exhibits and programs focus on topics related to Texas history and culture. The Bullock museum hosts nearly 400,000 visitors annually. Located in Austin's Capitol Complex, the Bullock Museum is a part of the State Preservation Board, a prestigious state agency that preserves, restores and maintains the State Capitol, the Texas Governor's Mansion, and other Texas landmarks for the benefit of all Texans. For more information, visit www.thestoryoftexas.com. The Bullock Museum is entering an exciting new chapter in its own history with a revised approach to exhibits, film, and education programming; increased marketing; the launch of a new website and statewide initiative; and renovation of the permanent galleries, scheduled to reopen in November, 2015. Position Summary: The Communications Assistant provides administrative support for the Marketing and Graphics Department, reporting to the Head of Marketing. Specifically assists with establishing and maintaining project schedules, creating and tracking purchase orders, monitoring budgets, fielding requests, and other administrative tasks to ensure seamless department operations. This position works in a fast-paced environment; the assistant must be focused, organized, able to set priorities under pressure, use sound judgment and tact and be flexible. Displays excellent verbal and written communications skills and maintains a calm, professional, respectful demeanor, and service-oriented focus when interacting with employees, vendors, volunteers, visitors, and the public. Performs all other duties as assigned. *Must be able to work with museum's 360 day-per-year schedule and may include weekends, evenings and/or holidays, including on short notice. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: For purposes of this agency's job descriptions, "essential job duties" are defined as assigned tasks that are critical or fundamental to the position and not marginal. If an individual is qualified to perform the essential job duties, he or she must be able to perform the essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation. • Provides administrative support for marketing and graphics staff in the delivery of sound public relations and communications for the Bullock Museum's exhibits, films, programs, and events. • Supports the Graphics and Marketing Department with internal and external communications, drafting correspondence and reports, scheduling meetings and events, monitoring department budget, and maintaining organized files and records. • Maintains and monitors the Museum's advertising, printing, and graphic collateral schedules and communicates schedule changes to various Museum departments and outside vendors. • Maintains marketing calendars and supports marketing and graphics staff with tracking timelines for marketing and graphics services projects and deliverables. Alerts Head of Marketing and Marketing Manager to any issues that might affect deadlines. • Assists in monitoring and updating text and photographs for the Museum's website. • May write text for media including advertising and promotional collateral, website, and press releases. • Assists in organizing and launching promotional events to meet Museum attendance and revenue goals. • Assist Web and Digital Media Department in expanding online presence, social media, and email marketing. • Communicates using clear, concise, and grammatically correct English. Delivers factual information and enthusiastically markets the Museum. • Adheres to all agency and department policies and procedures. • Uses established safety techniques and procedures. Responds promptly and according to TSHM procedures in the event of a building evacuation. • Communicates, disseminates and administers the Museum's building evacuation plan. Provides safe and direct assistance to visitors and/or employees in the event of a building evacuation. • Must be available to work after regular business hours, including weekends, evenings and • Complies with all applicable safety rules, regulations, and standards. • Regular attendance is an essential job duty for all State Preservation Board positions. • Performs all duties in a manner that promotes public confidence in the State Preservation Board and its employees. • Performs all other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will have Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in journalism, advertising, marketing, communications, or a related field. One year of relevant experience in marketing communications. Must have strong creative writing skills and excellent, grammatically correct, command of the English language. Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office and personal computer use, including spreadsheets, databases, word processing applications, and other applicable software. Must be able to work some evenings and weekends. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal applicant will have 2 years of experience preferably in a museum or cultural setting. Spanish fluency preferred.
To ApplyApplication Instructions: If you meet the qualifications, submit a State of Texas application to the State Preservation Board (SPB): 201 E. 14th Street, Suite 950, Austin, Texas, 78701, Fax (512) 463-3372, or Email TSPB.Employment@tspb.state.tx.us. All resumes must be accompanied by a fully completed state application. Incomplete applications may be disqualified at the agency's discretion. All applications must be received by the SPB by the close of business on the final day posted for consideration. All applicants are also invited to visit our agency's website at: www.tspb.state.tx.us. For additional information call (512) 463-5495. Only interviewed applicants will receive notice of the final selection process. EEO Statement: The State Preservation Board welcomes all qualified applicants without regard to national origin, sexual orientation, sex, Veteran status, disability, religion, race, color or age. If you require reasonable accommodation in the interview and selection process, please call the agency's Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator at (512) 475-4992 and our representative will be happy to assist you. At the time of hire, selected applicants must show proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. All males who are age 18 through 25 and are required to register with the Selective Service may be asked to present proof of registration or exemption from registration upon hire.
Physical Address1800 N Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701
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TSI Assessment Support Specialist

Austin Partners in Education
Posted on Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 22, 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. 

 

Skills / Knowledge / Ability:
  • Must be available at least 40 hours per week with availability between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • 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
  • 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
Preferred Qualifications: 
Graduate experience a plus Spanish fluency a plus


Required Qualifications: 

Education: Bachelor Degree in Education, Social Work or related field Experience tutoring and/or mentoring middle or high school students required

Application Due DateMonday, September 22, 2014
To ApplyPlease email your resume, cover letter, and a list of three references to careers@austinpartners.org
Physical Address8000 Centre Park Drive
Suite 220
Austin, TX 78756
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Program Associate

Engenderhealth
Posted on Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Start DateMonday, September 22, 2014
Job Description
PROGRAM ASSOCIATE

EngenderHealth is a leading global women’s health organization committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the best chance at survival. In 20 countries around the world, we train health care professionals and partner with governments and communities to make high-quality family planning and sexual and reproductive health services available—today and for generations to come.

JOB SUMMARY

The Program Associate position works with the US Programs team by providing a wide range of programmatic and administrative support. The program associate supports the successful development and implementation of the US Programs portfolio by assisting with planning and implementation activities for US programs, developing project related materials, overseeing social and new media efforts including video production, and coordinating events.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Project Related
:
  • Assist with administration of project logistics, trainings, development of materials, project partner meetings, and other related tasks necessary for implementation.
  • Coordinate the formatting, preparation and dissemination of project documents.
  • Prepare and deliver conference and event presentations.
  • Assist with logistical support for the preparation and implementation of partner meetings, trainings, educational workshops, presentations, and events.
  • Oversee social media initiatives for US programs.
  • Develop and/or edit video material to be ready for distribution.
  • Keep record of program video and photos to be used for promotional and program materials, reporting, and shared via social media.
  • Maintain accurate records of program activities.
  • Monitor, collect, and assimilate latest adolescent health data.
  • Assist with project data management and evaluation activities, including observations and fidelity monitoring of facilitation teams, entering data into online tracking systems, and generating data reports.
  • Work cooperatively with other entities participating in collaborative projects, including SafePlace, Planned Parenthood, school systems, local and federal evaluators, and other project partners as they arise.
  • Participate in grant meetings and trainings as required by federal grants and local partners.
  • Assist with progress reports and renewal applications for EngenderHealth US programs.
  • Learn and master EngenderHealth’s US programs’ curricula, and deliver to youth as needed.

Administrative Support:
  • Provide administrative support to Austin office staff and temporary employees.
  • Manage daily facility operations of office and purchase and maintain stock of office supplies.
  • Support the execution of documentation for contractual subagreements, service agreements, and consultancies, and ensure timely payment to subgrantees and consultants.
  • Process vendor invoices, payments, reimbursements, check requests, and other related duties.
  • Maintain system for tracking Austin Office facility payments made by New York headquarters.
  • Assist project staff and consultants with travel arrangements and documentation, preparation and completion of expense reports and follow-up activities.
  • Participate in bi-monthly Austin Office team meetings.
  • Assist with other duties and project activities as assigned.
  • Able to work flexible hours including occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 20% time.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS:
  • A 4-year college degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Master’s degree in social work, public health or related field preferred.
  • Experience in providing administrative support required.
  • Experience working with youth development programs, teen pregnancy prevention programs, or other similar programs.
  • Experience working with non-profit or other service or educational systems.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects • Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Training and facilitation skills
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Experience working with youth, in a youth setting, or on youth issues 
  • Excellent professional and technical speaking and writing skills
  • Proficient with social media sites and systems as well as Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Cultural competency skills required to serve diverse populations
  • Collaborates with team members in a positive and productive manner

TO APPLY:

Please go to EngenderHealth’s Careers Website:
http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ENGENDERHEALTH&cws=1&rid=681

EngenderHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

EngenderHealth complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Application Due DateMonday, October 6, 2014
To ApplyPlease go to EngenderHealth’s Careers Website: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ENGENDERHEALTH&cws=1&rid=681
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Help Desk Specialist

People's Community Clinic
Posted on Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Job DescriptionManage administration of Windows servers and desktop operating systems.  Work independently and collaboratively to troubleshoot and resolve IT problems. Provide technical support for a diverse employee group with varying levels of computer expertise (in person, via phone, and electronically). Working knowledge of Active Director, DNS, DHCP, and LAN management/distributed computing environments. Experience supporting and configuring wireless access points, network switches, and routers is highly desired. Self-starter with strong customer service skills.  College, or technical degree and two years’ experience in systems administration.  Healthcare and nonprofit experience a plus.  Full time position with good benefits.   EOE
To ApplyEmail letter of interest and resume to hr@austinpcc.org
Physical Address2909 North IH 35
Austin, TX 78722
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Case Manager Money Management Program

Family Eldercare
Posted on Monday, September 8, 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 resume and cover letter to: sgauthier@familyeldercare.org No phone calls please.
Physical Address1700 Rutherford Lane
Austin, TX 78754
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Program Coordinator

Breakthrough Austin
Posted on Monday, September 8, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 1, 2014
Job DescriptionSUMMARY:
Breakthrough, a nonprofit organization founded in Austin in 2001, builds a path through college, starting in middle school, for low-income students who will be first-generation college graduates. Breakthrough currently serves more than 900 students in grades six through college, and admits an additional 220 students each year. The program includes summer sessions at the University of Texas, Manor Independent School District, school year support and advocacy, and comprehensive college counseling.
 
Breakthrough Austin seeks a talented and enthusiastic program team member who will work collaboratively with the Breakthrough team to design, manage, and deliver program activities that are aligned to best practices in the field of education and youth development. The Program Coordinator will plan and implement a middle school summer program at one of the summer sites, and will also lead out-of-school-time learning and case management activities during the school year.
 
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Design, plan, and lead an academic, six-week summer program for 200 or more students
  • Design, plan and lead Saturday and after-school programs to promote school success and foster a college going culture.
  • Supervise AmeriCorps members, teaching interns, instructional coaches, and school-year interns to ensure highest performance and optimal student outcomes
  • Manage large groups of students to build a positive learning community aligned with Breakthrough’s core values and college-going culture
  • Develop and maintain relationships with a diverse group of low-income, students and families
  • Track student progress and identify critical needs in order to provide timely and appropriate interventions
  • Meet and communicate regularly with parents/families on student progress, including conducting regular student/family conferences
  • Strategically develop relationships with key partners, including teachers, school administrators, district leaders, counselors, and leaders of other community-based organizations
  • Meet regularly and work collaboratively with other staff members and volunteers in order to support students and families
  • Support program evaluation efforts and make continuous program improvements to achieve outcomes
  • Perform other duties as required
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelors’ degree from an accredited four-year university required
  • 3+ years of teaching or equivalent work experience required
  • Supervision, school administration, or instructional coach experience preferred
  • Spanish proficiency preferred
  • Proven ability to plan, develop, and supervise the implementation of curriculum
  • Strong commitment to the mission and values of the organization
  • Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills
  • Ability to work with and motivate a broad spectrum of people (ethnic, socioeconomic, educational, professional, and generational)
  • Ability to advocate effectively while maintaining positive working relationships
  • Ability to work both collaboratively as part of a team effort and independently with minimal supervision
  • Willingness and ability to take initiative as appropriate
  • Strong desire to learn and grow professionally
  • Highly organized with the ability to multi-task and deliver commitments in a timely manner
  • Strong work ethic and comfort with working non-standard hours (some weekends and evenings)
 
HOURS
  • Breakthrough is a fast-paced, needs-responsive environment.  While office hours can be flexible, full-time employees work more than 40 hours per week on a regular basis.
  • Some evening and weekend work is required
 
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS 
  • Competitive annual salary, depending on qualifications and experience
  • Health, dental and vision insurance, Breakthrough pays 100% of employee premiums
  • Optional 401K retirement plan available


 
 
Application Due DateFriday, October 31, 2014
To ApplyPlease submit resume, a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications for the position, salary requirements, and a list of three references via e-mail to openings@breakthroughaustin.org.
Physical Address1050 East 11th Street
Suite 350
Austin, TX 78702
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Temporary/Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Mobile Loaves & Fishes
Posted on Monday, September 8, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 1, 2014
Job DescriptionSCOPE AND PURPOSE
The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support for the headquarters of Mobile Loaves & Fishes, reporting to the CFO.

This is a part-time $10/hour, M-F, 3 hours per day non-exempt TEMPORARY position (October 1, 2014 thru January 31, 2015). Typically, the day will be from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM. The Administrative Assistant must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and pass a criminal record background screen.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintain efficient record-keeping in both digital and hard copy, including scanning, filing, shredding;  
  • Fulfill MLF Store orders promptly;
  • Pick up mail from the Commissary location and take deposits to the bank on a daily basis;
  • Open and distribute mail and make copies as necessary;
  • Respond to info@mlf.org emails and/or distribute to appropriate staff members;
  • Answer phone, respond to or forward general voicemails and greet visitors;
  • Order office supplies;
  • Run errands as necessary;
  • Mail payables each week;
  • Maintain truck and trailer files, digital and hard copy;
  • Assist other administrative staff as necessary;
  • Work collaboratively and as a team member with staff, volunteers, board and those we serve;
  • Other duties as necessary to fulfill the mission & vision of Mobile Loaves & Fishes;
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Must believe in the core values of MLF and be driven by the Mission. MLF is a faith based organization on whose ideals and philosophy comes directly from the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This must be reflected in all of our communications with volunteers, staff and others with whom we come in contact.
  • Advocate for the homeless and working poor
  • Must be proficient in the use of the Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent Organizational Skills. Ability to keep neat and accurate records in a file system that is organized and easily accessible;
  • Must be internet literate and be comfortable in an online environment
  • Common sense and judgment in day to day matters
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work joyfully and connect with diverse populations and organizations (volunteers, staff, board members, community members, schools, businesses, churches, etc.)
  • Must be able to respond quickly to communication and be an effective communicator with clients, staff, volunteers, and community members/partners
  • Demonstrates integrity, strives for excellence in her/his work, and has experience of leading others to new levels of effectiveness and programmatic impact
  • Pleasing personality and ability to work well individually as well as part of a team
  • Strong organizational skills; detail-oriented
  • Action Oriented—enjoys working hard and looks for challenges; able to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable with teaching others and giving guidance
  • Willingness to take ownership of projects and find created ways to accomplish goals with limited resources
  • Good listening skills
  • Neat, clean, and appropriate appearance
MLF PURPOSE/VISION
We empower communities into a lifestyle of service with the homeless.
 
MLF MISSION
We provide food and clothing and promote dignity to our homeless brothers and sisters in need.
 
 
Application Due DateTuesday, September 30, 2014
To ApplyEmail resume and cover letter to Linda Burch at linda@mlf.org
Physical Address5524 Bee Caves Rd, Bldg M
Austin, TX 78746
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Development Associate

Austin Humane Society
Posted on Monday, September 8, 2014

Start DateSunday, September 21, 2014
Job DescriptionAustin Humane Society Job Description
 
Position Title: Development Associate Grade:   Incumbent Name:  
Reports To: Director of Development & Marketing Department: Development
Measure(s)Responsible For:
Budget:   Staff Size:   Other : Full-time, exempt
                     
 
General Purpose: (Summarize overall purpose of job)
The Development Associate is responsible for managing AHS donor programs while overseeing the front desk, answering phones and general emails, assisting visitors and providing administrative support.  The Development Associate reports to the Director of Development & Marketing and works with a variety of customers, donors, volunteers, staff, and other constituents.
 
Essential Functions: (Core duties or tasks that are fundamental to the performance of the job.  Define purpose, function, and the result to be accomplished.  List in order of importance and/or amount of time that the incumbent will devote to them)
 
Customer Experience
·         Ensures:
  • Provide exemplary customer experience for all who interact with AHS in any capacity;
  • Ensure all visitors to AHS are treated with compassion, empathy, and respect;
  • Ensure voicemails, emails and phone calls are answered in a timely manner with those most emergent prioritized first; and
  • Ensure the front entrance is aesthetically inviting and creates an atmosphere of openness and friendliness to all who enter the facility.
  • Answer questions, providing referrals and directing customers and the public to the appropriate resource, whether at the shelter or in the community.
 
Development & Marketing
  • Donor Relations & Donor Programs
  • Manage through monitoring, evaluating and expanding Car Donation Program.
  • Manage through monitoring, evaluating and expanding Monthly Donor Program.
  • Manage through monitoring, evaluating and expanding Friendship Wall Donor Program.
  • Manage through monitoring, evaluating and expanding Adopt-a-Kennel Program.
  • Donor Letter Mailings.
  • Database
  • Batching gift deposits at end of year.
  • Assign Car Raffle and Rev Up Raffle ticket numbers.
  • RE entry as needed.
  • Oversee in-kind donations wish lists, including regular updating and distribution to Development and Marketing team.
  • Forward Development and Marketing calls to proper team member.
 
Administrative Support
  • Open and distribute mail and packages
  • Provide administrative support to staff of AHS including:
  • Provide event support, assisting with data and record keeping, assisting with development and marketing mailings;
  • Assist volunteer program training and support; and
  • Assisting the Directors as needed with administrative tasks.
  • Order office supplies and maintain the office supply inventory ensuring that administrative needs are met and that supplies are kept neat and organized in one central location.
 
Other Duties as Assigned
 
 
Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements: (Specify number of years of job-related experience required; type of degree and/or certificates/licensure required. Specify skills required, e.g., computer programs, secretarial skills, special machines, etc.)
  • A minimum of 1 year of customer service experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, including the ability to maintain accuracy of details in a fast-paced setting.
  • An energetic self-starter.
  • Advanced computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office required.  Raiser’s Edge experience preferred.
  • Commitment to the mission and values of AHS.
 
Application Due DateFriday, September 19, 2014
To ApplyPlease send your resume to aosborn@austinhumanesociety.org No phone calls please.
Physical Address124 West Anderson Lane
Austin, Tx 78752
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Customer Service Specialist

Texas Legal
Posted on Monday, September 8, 2014

Job Description
Texas Legal is a nonprofit legal insurance program founded in 1972 by the State Bar of Texas and the State Legislature in an effort to better meet the legal needs of Texans. Members pay premiums into the program and are eligible to seek legal services from a network of Participating Attorneys at virtually no cost to them. Texas Legal is presently seeking a Customer Service Specialist to field member and attorney inquires. The role also has extensive data entry responsibilities.

JOB OPENING: Customer Service Specialist
Starting Salary: $15.00 - $20.00/per hour depending on experience. A full and competitive benefit package is also provided.
Hours: 40 Hours per week; 8AM – 5PM, Monday – Friday*
*Given the emphasis on customer service for this job, a strict adherence to the hours is required for this position. Additionally, punctuality is critical for this role.

General Description: This position operates as a part of the Member Services team to assist Texas Legal members and Participating Attorneys with the execution of the Texas Legal program.

Essential Functions:
• Monitor and respond to phone calls, email messages, and online chat sessions daily • Make presentations regarding plan benefit to audiences of various sizes
• Extensive data entry of incoming applications for enrollment in a benefit administration system and to document inquiries from members and attorneys
• Assemble and mail new member packets and other requested information
• Perform general clerical duties to include, but not limited to, copying, faxing, mailing and filing • File and retrieve organizational documents, records, reports and surveys
• Provide administrative support to management on special projects
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
• Excellent customer service and verbal communication skills
• Exceptional work ethic
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
• Good writing, analytical, and problem solving skills
• Highly organized and focus on attention to detail
• Prior experience with either insurance or employee benefits preferred

Successful candidate will be self-motivated and can thrive in a small organization with a fast paced environment.

Interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to Jim Buck at jbuck@texaslegal.org.
Application Due DateWednesday, September 17, 2014
To Applysubmit cover letter and resume to Jim Buck at jbuck@texaslegal.org
Physical Address7500 Rialto Blvd
Building 1 Suite 120
Austin, TX 78735
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Development Manager

The Care Communities
Posted on Sunday, September 7, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 1, 2014
Job DescriptionDevelopment Manager
The Care Communities (TCC), a non-profit 501c3 organization in Central Texas, provides case management and mobilizes volunteer Care Teams to demonstrate unconditional care for persons with cancer or AIDS through practical help with daily tasks and companionship.  We also provide peer to peer volunteer matches to people newly diagnosed with cancer.  Our trained volunteers visit hospitals and cancer treatment centers to provide emotional support and hope.
Since 1990, TCC has helped to keep people in their homes as they battle HIV/AIDS or cancer.  With a staff of only nine full-time employees, and more than 1000 annual volunteers who make our mission possible, we are expanding our efforts in resource development by seeking a dynamic, full-time Development Manager to assist the Executive Director in growing our development efforts so that we can expand our services within the Central Texas area.  Our growing waiting list evidences this need.
About the Development & Communications Manager.  The Development Manager will implement our Strategic Plan, with responsibility for strategic direction, leadership and management for all non-grant related funds development for TCC.  Special emphasis will be given to implementing a Benevon program for sustainable funding, recruitment of major and corporate donors and coordinating efforts for our annual gala and golf tournament.  The successful candidate will have a sincere interest and passion for our work and mission. The candidate will be able to bring an entrepreneurial, hands-on approach to creating and enhancing TCC Development activities. 

Core Responsibilities Include:
  • Initiate and manage all annual and long-range fund development activities, developing diversified and sustainable sources of revenue through major gifts, corporate and civic partnerships & sponsors, and planned giving.  
     
  • Using the Benevon model, cultivate new relationships with potential donors, ensuring implementation of best practices in donor cultivation and stewardship strategies.
    • Research new and existing fund sources/donors to maximize funds raised.
    • Make 12-16 face-to-face visits per month with potential Corporate Sponsors and Major Donors.
    • Responsible for written/oral communication with cultivated Major Donors and Corporate Sponsors.
    • Prepare timely correspondence, proposals, and documentation of meetings, research, etc.
       
  • Manage all fund raising events, especially the annual iCare Gala and iCare Classic.  Help recruit team leaders for participation in Hill Country Ride for AIDS and Texas Mamma Jamma Ride.
     
  • Maintain donor contact database in a timely fashion.  Ensure that donor thank-you program is utilized.
     
  • Prepare and provide detailed reports that track development and communications progress in relation to organization goals for the Executive Director and the Board on a regular basis.
Experience and Qualifications of Ideal Candidate
Required:
  • A minimum of three years direct experience in Development.
  • A proven track record in securing major gifts by utilizing identification, solicitation, cultivation and stewardship skills. 
  • A proven track record of placing and achieving realistic development/fundraising goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills utilizing a collaborative approach in working with culturally diverse groups of people, both internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated success managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Clear, concise, and effective written/oral communication skills, including proofreading, writing, editing.
  • Experience coordinating projects, preparing correspondence, producing written reports and proposals, and making personal presentations.
  • Self-starter who initiates and pursues objectives in an organized and efficient manner, and has the ability to work independently.
  • Willingness to work evening and weekend hours when necessary.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Keen understanding of cultural competency.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree and five or more years of experience in development
  • Experience working collaboratively with a board of directors and board subcommittees
  • Experience with the Benevon model for sustainable fundraising
  • Knowledge about problems experienced by persons living with HIV/AIDS or cancer.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Central Texas funding community, organizations, and leaders.
  • Proven understanding of endowments, planned giving, and issues that may arise concerning charitable gift instruments.
Compensation package. 
  • Hours:   40 hours per week position
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Benefits package:  health and dental insurance, parking, and generous vacation & personal leave benefits. 
How to Apply:  Please submit the following to Carol Johnson at carol@thecareommunities.org
  • 1 page cover letter indicating your interest in the position, how your background and experience qualifies you for the position and salary requirements.
  • Resume – Maximum of two pages
  • The name and contact information for a minimum of three professional references who know your development/fundraising track record
 
To ApplyPlease submit the following to Carol Johnson at carol@thecareommunities.org 1 page cover letter indicating your interest in the position, how your background and experience qualifies you for the position and salary requirements. Resume – Maximum of two pages The name and contact information for a minimum of three professional references who know your development/fundraising track record
Physical Address314 E. Highland Mall Blvd %23495
Austin, TX 78752
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Production Coordinator

ZACH Theatre
Posted on Saturday, September 6, 2014

Job DescriptionJob Summary
 
ZACH Theatre, a growing, dynamic professional theatre with an $8M annual budget in Austin, Texas, has an opening for a Production Coordinator who oversees the actors, musicians, stage management, and guest artist logistics, and provides support to the Director of Production to ensure that all ZACH productions and events are within projected scope of budget, time, safety and personnel resources. This is a full-time exempt position.
 
Essential Job Functions
 
  1. Assists the Director of Production with AEA contract negotiations; serves as point person for all AEA issues and communications.
  2. Creates and maintains the master artist database, show calendars and contact sheets; maintains space calendars as they relate to rehearsals; schedules and manages auditions, casting and workshops.
  3. Arranges housing, travel and transportation for all visiting artists.
  4. Contracts, supports and supervises the stage managers, production assistants and stage management interns; contracts and oversees the actors, musicians and other artists
  5. Guides and troubleshoots the rehearsal and technical rehearsal processes.
 
Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre, preferably with an emphasis in stage management, or a combination of education and experience that yields the required knowledge, skills and abilities. They should also have five (5) years’ experience professional experience in stage managing under AEA contracts.
 
Successful candidates should have a working knowledge of theatrical and event production, AEA contracts, and Microsoft Office products. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate skills in negotiating contracts, budgeting and accounting, supervision and management, and organizational skills. Preference is given to candidates who demonstrate passion for the arts, have demonstrated skills in multi-tasking, and have the ability to read schematics, be detailed-oriented, exercise good judgment when dealing with time pressures and changing or conflicting priorities, anticipate, avoid or effectively dissipate problem situations, and creatively solve problems.
 
The successful candidate will routinely works nights, weekends and holidays, and be expected to climb ladders, and lift and carry up to 45 pounds unassisted. Candidates should know that the job may require stepping in for the stage manager in an emergency situation.
 
Application Due DateFriday, September 19, 2014
To ApplySubmit your resume and salary requirements to Merrill Jones, Director of Human Resources, mjones@zachtheatre.org. Job is open until filled. No phone calls please. For more information, please visit: www.zachtheatre.org.
Physical Address1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704
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Care Attendants

Family Eldercare
Posted on Friday, September 5, 2014

Job DescriptionOpenings in Austin and Surrounding Areas
 
We are a non-medical homecare agency serving Travis and Williamson Counties for over 30 years.  Family Eldercare provides homemaking and personal assistance for older adults and adults with disabilities. We are seeking experienced Caregivers or CNAs who have a minimum of one year experience.   Positions available for daytime, overnight, and weekends in South Austin, Lakeway, Circle C, Georgetown, Cedar Park and Leander areas.
 
We offer competitive salary, staff support, and ongoing training.   Looking for caring and compassionate individuals that meet the following qualifications:
 
  • Reliable transportation
  • Valid Texas driver's license
  • Liability insurance
  • Clear Driving Record
  • Pass Criminal background check
To ApplyQualified individuals can contact Vickie Orcutt at 512-483-3571 or email a resume to vorcutt@familyeldercare.org
Physical Address1700 Rutherford Lane
Austin, TX 78754
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Chief Communications Officer

Any Baby Can of Austin
Posted on Friday, September 5, 2014

Job DescriptionGENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Chief Communications Officer is responsible for independently managing Any Baby Can Communication efforts. Responsibilities include branding and messaging, print collateral, online communication, media relations, and outreach. The CCO also acts as a member of the Any Baby Can Executive Team.
 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


Branding and Messaging
  • Protect, promote, and manage the Any Baby Can brand.
  • Monitor use of branding elements by employees and (as possible) external parties providing guidance as needed to ensure proper usage.
  • Write talking points and speeches for Executive Team or Board of Directors as needed.
  • Lead annual branding and messaging training with staff and Board of Directors with adjunct trainings as needed.
 
Print Collateral
  • Manage the design, production, and select distribution of agency print collateral including annual reports, newsletters, brochures, direct mail, client outreach mailings, agency greeting cards, and paper system.
  • Manage process for print collateral requests and approval from staff.
 
Online Communication
  • Maintain agency website, including functionality (via website developer) and content.
  • Maintain an active social media presence.
  • Manage agency listserv; produce and distribute eblasts. 
Media Relations
  • Provide timely responses to media requests and coordinate agency response, including talking points and client interviews as needed.
  • Establish strong media relationships and ensure regular media contact. Maintain up to date media contact lists.
  • Coordinate submission of timely press releases and media alerts.

 
Outreach
  • With the support of the Director of Community Education, develop and implement an agency-wide outreach program, including annual outreach plan.
  • Monitor and analyze outreach data to adjust plan as needed to meet outreach goals.
  • Maximize branding opportunities through agency outreach.
 
Administrative
  • Author annual Communications strategic plan.
  • Author and manage Communications budget.
  • Manage relationships with Communications contractors and vendors.
  • Provide agency Communications support as needed.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Four-year degree with a minimum of five years management-level experience in marketing, communications, or public relations, preferably in the nonprofit sector.
  • Demonstrated skills in brand management, print collateral development, online communication, and media relations.
  • Experience with strategic planning, budget management, staff supervision, and contractor/vendor relations.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and website management systems.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to team oriented philosophy, as well as ability to work independently.
  • Ability to make independent decisions to benefit the Communications health of the agency.
  • Willingness to adjust schedule as needed to meet demands of job.
To ApplySubmit cover letter and resume to jobs@anybabycan.org or fax to 512-334-4471. EOE. Open until filled.
Physical Address1121 East 7th Street
Austin, TX 78702
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Bilingual Licensed Therapist

Any Baby Can of Austin
Posted on Friday, September 5, 2014

Job DescriptionGENERAL DESCRIPTION: To provide bilingual home-based counseling to children and families enrolled in Any Baby Can’s core home-based programs and select community partners. This position also provides consultation to members of agency interdisciplinary teams regarding mental health issues for families with children. Finally this position requires the knowledge and licensing ability to bill third party insurances.  
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Clinical Counseling
  • Participate in clinical supervision with a board certified clinical supervisor if applicable. Clinical supervision will be required for those not clinically licensed (i.e. LMSW, LCP-I). All clinical supervision paperwork should be up to date and in good standing with the board, copies on file.
  • Provide counseling for adults, children, adolescents and/or families in the home, the office, and/or other sites as needed in concert with developing and maintaining good rapport with the clients and their families.
  • Develop a diagnosis for each client and coordinate short-term goals in collaboration with the clients and/or families.
  • Coordinate counseling services and provide a minimum of 15 hours of face to face direct counseling per week.
  • Create curriculum, facilitate, and lead counseling support groups with a variety of topics as needed.
  • Give input/recommendations as requested for referrals and assignment of new counseling clients, as well as providing input/recommendations for the revision of policies/procedures pertaining to counseling services for all of ABC’s programs.
  • Provide translation, both verbal and written, for clients and program staff, as needed.
  • Participate in program and agency meetings, including regular supervision sessions with the FHP Supervisor.
Collaboration and Paperwork
  • Consult and collaborate with ABC’s social workers, case managers, and educators regarding referred clients and mental health issues related to clients & families. 
  • Perform Quality Assurance process for counseling records and service delivery.
  • Complete all clerical work in a timely manner including: counseling intake, assessment, treatment plans, billing requirements, and progress notes (input within 48 hours) utilizing agency database. Record outcomes at case closure and provide clients the opportunity to report their personal experience with counseling. Provide copies of clerical work as requested, to FHP Supervisor for review
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling, with most supervision hours complete, and a minimum of 2 years professional experience required; LCSW or LPC preferred.
  • Must be under clinical supervision by a board certified supervisor if not clinically licensed (ie. LMSW, LPC-I).
  • Texas License in Social Work and/or Counseling, required.
  • Language skills in English and Spanish, both written and verbal modalities, required.
  • Experience in working with low-income and culturally diverse families with multiple needs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as actively participate as a collaborative team member.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to establish rapport quickly with client’s and families.
  • Proven ability to maintain detailed and accurate program records and meet deadlines.
  • Flexible, able to work well under pressure and handle crisis situations.
  • Must have good driving record, valid Texas driver’s license, and current auto insurance.
  • Must have current CPR/First Aid Certification or obtain within 3 months
To ApplyInterested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@anybabycan.org or fax to 512-334-4471. EOE. Open until filled.
Physical Address1121 East 7th Street
Austin, TX 78702
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Bilingual Case Manager Full Time (Austin, Travis Co & Surrounding Counties)

The Wright House Wellness Center
Posted on Thursday, September 4, 2014

Start DateThursday, September 4, 2014
Job DescriptionThe Wright House Wellness Center (WHWC) in Austin, Texas, is seeking a compassionate, creative, resourceful, and reliable individual to work in a team-oriented environment as a grant-funded Bilingual Case Manager working with HIV-positive clients. You will help improve our clients' access and adherence to medical care, improve medical outcomes and increase client self-sufficiency. 

Bachelor's Degree (minimum) in social work, counseling, psychology or related field; ability to work with people of diverse interests and backgrounds; energetic and creative; ability to work comfortably as a member of a team; interest in and commitment to WHWC's mission; self-motivated and flexible, with a clear focus on results. 

Candidate MUST be fluent in English and Spanish. 

Candidate MUST be available to work occasional weekend and evening hours as necessary.
Application Due DateTuesday, September 30, 2014
To ApplyFax, email or mail cover letter and resume to 512-467-0829; jobs@thewrighthouse.org; WHWC, attn: HR, 4301-B north IH-35, Austin, Texas 78722. No phone calls. EOE. Position is grant funded. Open until filled.
Physical Address4301-B North IH-35
austin, TX 7872
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Medical Case Manager

The Wright House Wellness Center
Posted on Thursday, September 4, 2014

Start DateThursday, September 4, 2014
Job DescriptionThe Wright House Wellness Center (Austin, Texas) Seeking a Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor-Intern, Licensed Clinical Social Worker or someone with another master's level license in a related field to provide medical case management services to individuals living with HIV/AIDS.

Specific Duties &Responsibilities: 
1. Medical and Psychosocial Case Management assessment and follow-up (including medication adherence and primary medical care retention, mental/physical health status, activities of daily living [ADL]); 
2. Create, follow-up and revise individualized client Care Plans; 
3. Provide client education around health literacy, medical adherence, and risk reduction; may include accompanying clients to medical appointments; 
4. Assist clients with accessing other WHWC agency services; 
5. Offer education, information & referral & assistance in accessing network of community resources/services (to address assessed needs listed above) with the overall goal of increasing access and adherence to primary HIV medical care and improving client self-sufficiency and disease self-management; 
6. Identify potential barriers faced by current clients and address as needed; 
7. Maintain documentation (ARIES database & paper forms/files); 
8. Participate and facilitate intra- and inter-agency case reviews as needed to maintain continuity of care; 
9. Act as primary liaison between WHWC Case Management program and area HIV medical providers; 
10. Administrative duties as required to fulfill above responsibilities.

Licensed Master Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor -Intern, Licensed Clinical Social Worker or other master’s level license in related field; Applicants must have 1-3 years experience in human/social services, be compassionate, creative, energetic, resourceful and reliable and interested in working in a team-oriented environment to help clients access and adhere to medical care, improve medical outcomes and increase client self-sufficiency.

Application Due DateTuesday, September 30, 2014
To ApplyFax, email or mail cover letter and resume to 512-467-0829; jobs@thewrighthouse.org; WHWC, attn: HR, 4301-B north IH-35, Austin, Texas 78722. No phone calls. EOE. Position is grant funded. Open until filled.
Physical Address4301-B North IH-35
austin, TX 78722
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Field Representative - Landscaping

Easter Seals Central Texas
Posted on Thursday, September 4, 2014

Job DescriptionField Representative - Landscaping Location: Austin, TX Job Type: Full-time, Non-exempt with full benefits 1st of the month following 60 days Reports to: Vice President, Adult Services 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, a positive work environment, and opportunities to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. We are seeking a Field Representative for our growing department. The Field Representative reports directly to the Director of Paid Job Training. This position assigns duties and jobs to the crew supervisors and requires frequent visitation of the crews in the field. Scheduling, supervisory, and management skills are daily tasks of this position. From time to time, the Field Representative completes job requirements such as brush cutting, grass cutting, lifting, clean up, equipment readiness, equipment accountability while supervising a crew of persons with and without disabilities. Duties include the provision of close continuous supervision, maintenance and safety in an environment of productivity. General knowledge of landscaping safety. Must have clean background, have and maintain driver license and five year clean motor vehicle record. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Schedule in advance all work for the crews so that each supervisor is aware of upcoming work assignments 2. Ensure employee reviews are completed in a timely manner. 3. Ensure all billing documentation is completed for accurate billing and as per deadlines. 4. Function as Director of Paid Job Training in his/her absence to ensure daily business needs met. 5. Identify operational risks and develop strategies to mitigate those risks. 6. Perform Monthly equipment inventory or as needed. 7. Assist Director of Paid Job training with team member counseling's. 8. Establish training needs for crews. (I.E. Safety and vehicle cleanliness). 9. When necessary conduct fire/evacuation drills as required by company policy. 10. Other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES 1. Ability to work in adverse weather conditions. 2. Ability to complete given tasks within set time frames. 3. Ability to communicate professionally with contractors and complainants both written and orally. 4. Ability to treat co-workers, suppliers, customers, and others with respect. 5. Ability to lift 50 pounds. 6. Ability to climb trees. 7. Ability to operate chain saw, weed eaters, edgers, and blowers. 8. Ability to operate a lawn mower for 8 to 10 hours a day. 9. Ability to drive a van or truck pulling and backing up a 15 ft. - 20 ft. bed trailer. 10. Ability to read, comprehend and follow a map. 11. Ability to supervise a three to ten man crew. 12. Ability to work a flexible work schedule. 13. Ability to complete necessary paper work in a timely manner. 14. Function as safety coordinator and establish training needs for crews. Conduct fire/evacuation drills. 15. Investigate all accidents, make sure incident reports are completed, and take pictures when necessary. 16. Ability to handle tools (i.e. pick, shovel, rake, hedge clippers, etc.). 17. Ability to evaluate crew workers. 18. Ability to walk and work on rough and sloping and/or uneven ground 19. Must be at least 18 years old 20. Knowledge of daily work scheduling practices. 21. Strong supervision and management skills. 22. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. 23. Good contract negotiating skills. 24. Ability to adapt to sudden changes in work load and budgetary environment. 25. Ability to work and manage a diverse population of employees with special needs. 26. Familiar with General Accounting Principles and Practices. 27. Thorough knowledge of safety practices and procedures. 28. Other duties as assigned EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE Minimum of 2 years of college with a minimum of two years’ experience directing/leading a large group of landscape/construction personnel. Or graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent and six years’ experience directing/leading a large group of landscape/construction personnel. Must have CPR and First Aid certification or ability to obtain, must have and maintain driver’s license and three year clean motor vehicle record, and must meet background check requirements. Experience with supervision and/or experience with persons with and without disabilities preferred. Experience and knowledge of trimming, pruning and lawn maintenance. . Experience with intervention for conflict resolution between crew members. Arborist Certification preferred. Submit resumes with salary requirements to hresources@eastersealstx.org or fax to (512) 615-7121 EOE
To ApplySubmit resumes with salary requirements to hresources@eastersealstx.org or fax to (512) 615-7121 EOE
Physical Address315 E. St Elmo
Austin, TX 78745
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Membership Services Coordinator

Texas Council on Family Violence
Posted on Thursday, September 4, 2014

Start DateWednesday, October 15, 2014
Job Description
 
Job Title: Membership Services Coordinator
Reports To: Director, Support to Service Providers
FLSA Status: Exempt
Approved By: CEO
Approved Date: 9-3-2014  
Annual Salary: $45,000
 
I. Purpose & Summary of Position
The Texas Council on Family Violence is a statewide organization representing a network of domestic violence programs that provide direct services to victims and their families, and serves as the voice of victims at the state level while working with local communities to create strategies to prevent family violence.
 The Membership Services Coordinator coordinates and manages all membership responsibilities, including marketing, recruitment and retention of individual and program members, and managing the membership database. Using TCFV’s strategic plan as a guide, develops and implements a marketing plan, promoting TCFV and expanding individual and program membership. Requires high energy, maturity, and attention to detail with the ability to serve as a unifying force to position membership at both the strategic and tactical levels.

 II. Priority functions / Accountabilities
  1. Coordinates and manages all membership responsibilities:
  • Ensures membership processes follow TCFV Bylaws and Membership Policies and Procedures.
  • Maintains accurate member data profiles on the TCFV Association Software Management (ASM) software, NEON
  • Manages all administrative elements of the membership database, processes membership applications (online and print), enters new member’s profiles and updates current membership profiles.
  • Maintains effective recruitment, renewal, payment processes.
  • Prepares and generates membership reports
  1. Develops and implements a comprehensive annual membership and marketing plan aimed at increasing TCFV’s membership and its perceived value:
  • Recruits new sustainable members by strategically reaching out to targeted markets.
  • Builds and enhances relationships with individual and program members, assists with member acknowledgement and recognition and actively solicits members for feedback and surveys members for satisfaction.
  • Builds, cultivates and maintains networking opportunities and advocacy with programs that intersect with those offered by family violence service providers.
  • Researches materials and assists with the development of new member benefits.
  • Develops marketing campaigns including direct mailings, emails and social media postings, visiting and calling prospective members.
  • Promotes TCFV membership, including exhibiting at strategic events.
  • Identifies areas of improvement with the membership website and database and develops efforts to promote and increase member use.
  • Ensures listing of members is accurate in all publications including Service Directory and website.
  • Organizes content and layout for member e-newsletter.
  1. Responds to inquiries from prospective members, active members and the general public:
  • Ensures that calls and requests for technical assistance are responded in a supportive, timely manner.
  • Makes proactive calls to program members and prospective program members.
  • Ensures individual and program members have current regional and statewide family violence information.
  • Manages and motivates member volunteers to participate in various programs.
  • Plans, prepares and attends the annual general membership meeting and member appreciation events.
  1. Financial / Administrative:
  • Utilizes agency’s resources responsibly.
  • Ensures timely and accurate reporting of grant activities, including contributing information for agency’s funding applications.
  • Prepares, manages, and adheres to annual budget for membership project activities.
 
III. Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: 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 functions.
 
  • Thorough understanding of association membership operations, marketing, recruitment and retention, preferably with three years’ experience as an association membership staff in a nonprofit or professional society.
  • History of innovatively growing membership through multiple channels including web, direct marketing, social media etc.
  • Knowledge of the issues and circumstances faced by those experiencing domestic violence.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for presentation and written publication for internal and external distribution.
  • Comfortable speaking with members and nonmembers on the phone.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives.
  • Dedicated, energetic and detail oriented and thrive in a dynamic environment
  • Availability to travel overnight extensively.
  • Strong team building and leadership skills to effectively coordinate Coalition activities through vision, strategic planning and expertise.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and workunder tight and/or changing timelines; disciplined time management skills to coordinate and prioritize own and others’ activities, evaluate progress and provide feedback; and to reallocate resources to complete activities within set deadlines.
IV. Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: Ability to read, write and converse in English, to travel as needed and tolerate prolonged sitting or standing.  Must possess the emotional and physical stamina to deal with a variety of stressful situations, such as: responding to complaints; handling difficult internal and external interactions; effectively working long and, at times, odd hours; maintaining a sense of humor throughout.
 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and minimum level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for the position.  The employee will be required to perform any other job-related duties as required by the job objectives, the Director Support to Service Providers and mission and philosophy of TCFV. 
Application Due DateMonday, October 6, 2014
To ApplyTo be considered for this position, it is necessary to submit a TCFV employment application, which can be downloaded at http://www.tcfv.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Employment-Application.doc Complete the application and return via email to kmcalister@tcfv.org
Physical AddressWestlake
Austin, TX 78716
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Staff Accountant

Austin Community Foundation
Posted on Thursday, September 4, 2014

Job DescriptionSummary:
 
The Austin Community Foundation is seeking a Staff Accountant responsible for reconciliations, analysis of activities, accounts payable entry and check processing.
 
The successful candidate must have knowledge of general accounting practices, procedures, analysis and reporting, application of data processing, and the maintenance of accounting records and financial administration.  This position requires the ability to plan and coordinate operations, perform calculations and analysis, work with detail and work independently.  This position also requires the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
 
This position is full time and reports to the Vice President, Finance.
 
Core Responsibilities:
 
  • Process accounts payable – voucher entry, adjustments, debit memos
  • Cut A/P and grant checks; manage Positive Pay exceptions and stop payments
  • Monitor checking and credit card account activity; assess credit card fees
  • Reconcile bank statement; record associated journal entries
  • Rebalance operating and investment accounts
  • Prepare monthly sales tax report
  • Prepare 1099-Misc and 1099-R
  • Reconcile pass-through fund
  • Assist with audit preparation
  • Research discrepancies and correspond with fund representatives as needed
  • Review outstanding checks
  • Prepare project or area of business analysis
  • Assist Vice President Finance and Finance Manager as needed
 
Education: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration.
 
Experience: Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, accounting software, computer operations, and the Internet. Excellent knowledge of mail merges is required. FIMS experience preferred, or ability to quickly learn new software. Basic knowledge of office equipment (copier, fax, scanner, postage meter).
 
Compensation: Commensurate with education and experience.
 
Reports to: Vice President, Finance
 
Status: Non-exempt
 
Closing Date: September 18, 2014
 
The Austin Community Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and offers a full benefits package. Salary is negotiable and depends on experience.
Application Due DateThursday, September 18, 2014
To ApplySummary: The Austin Community Foundation is seeking a Staff Accountant responsible for reconciliations, analysis of activities, accounts payable entry and check processing. The successful candidate must have knowledge of general accounting practices, procedures, analysis and reporting, application of data processing, and the maintenance of accounting records and financial administration. This position requires the ability to plan and coordinate operations, perform calculations and analysis, work with detail and work independently. This position also requires the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and to communicate effectively orally and in writing. This position is full time and reports to the Vice President, Finance. Core Responsibilities: • Process accounts payable – voucher entry, adjustments, debit memos • Cut A/P and grant checks; manage Positive Pay exceptions and stop payments • Monitor checking and credit card account activity; assess credit card fees • Reconcile bank statement; record associated journal entries • Rebalance operating and investment accounts • Prepare monthly sales tax report • Prepare 1099-Misc and 1099-R • Reconcile pass-through fund • Assist with audit preparation • Research discrepancies and correspond with fund representatives as needed • Review outstanding checks • Prepare project or area of business analysis • Assist Vice President Finance and Finance Manager as needed Education: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration. Experience: Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, accounting software, computer operations, and the Internet. Excellent knowledge of mail merges is required. FIMS experience preferred, or ability to quickly learn new software. Basic knowledge of office equipment (copier, fax, scanner, postage meter). Compensation: Commensurate with education and experience. Reports to: Vice President, Finance Status: Non-exempt Closing Date: September 18, 2014 The Austin Community Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and offers a full benefits package. Salary is negotiable and depends on experience. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Kim McCrary at kmccrary@austincf.org. (No phone calls, please.)
Physical Address4315 Guadalupe St.
Suite 300
Austin, TX 78751
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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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