Nonprofit Jobs

NONPROFIT JOBS: Open positions in Austin and throughout Central Texas listed below.
INTERNSHIPS: Nonprofit internships are listed in the 501(c)ommunity.
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Developmnet Director -Grants

Special Olympics Texas
Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Job DescriptionMake a difference in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. SOTX is looking for Development Director-Grants. Responsibilities would be to develop and coordinate grant funded programs, annual grant plan and guidelines, grant applications, and foundation communication/ Good people, financial and computer skill are required. Some evening, weekends and travel is required. Bachelor degree is preferred. Send resume and salary history to jobs@sotx.org EOE. Ref: CHDDG


Application Due DateMonday, March 23, 2015
To Applywww.jobs@sotx.org
Physical Address7715 Chevy Chase Drive
Suite 120
Austin, TX 78752
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HVAC Mechanic

Bullock Museum/State Preservation Board
Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Job DescriptionHVAC Mechanic, Full-Time Maintenance Specialist IV Monday - Friday, 11 p.m. - 7:30 a.m. $3,000.00 - $3,336.00/monthly
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. This position reports to the Facility Maintenance Manager, responds to direction from lead maintenance specialists, and performs maintenance, repair, and/or inspection work on plumbing, HVAC, steam, air conditioning, electrical, and mechanical equipment for the State Capitol and other historic buildings managed by the agency including the Governor's Mansion. May assign and/or supervise the work of others. Works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Work is performed in legislative offices and historic spaces including repairs of historic items. This position is not sedentary in nature and requires considerable physical and mental exertion, organization and planning. Position requires on-call periods after regular business hours, including evenings, nights and weekends. May be exposed to inclement or harsh weather conditions due to the scope and nature of job duties. Must consistently portray a professional, positive, and calm demeanor. The Maintenance Specialist IV position works as part of a team focused on a service company approach to building maintenance. Displays sound judgment and maintains a professional, respectful, and service-oriented focus. Performs all other duties as assigned. Must be able to work extended hours in order to be considered. References will be required to verify experience and must be able to pass a thorough criminal background check.
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 maintenance, repair, and inspection work on electrical, plumbing, steam, air conditioning, and mechanical equipment. • Performs maintenance on HVAC equipment and systems. • Cleans, services, oils, and adjusts equipment; tightens fittings; aligns and repacks pumps, replaces belts; change motors; and changes and cleans filters. • Familiarity with building automation systems and experience changing temperature in different areas of a building using a computer or laptop. • Performs routine electrical work; replaces lamps and ballasts; checks breakers; plugs, switches, fixtures and wires for appropriate operation. • Diagnoses and repairs problems with magnetic motor starters and remote start-stop stations. • Installs, repairs, and maintains a variety of plumbing fixtures including, sinks, toilets, and related equipment. • Works with event holders on the Capitol Grounds providing electrical services; works with legislators' offices and Governor's staff. Maintains confidentiality of work-related information. • May assign and/or supervise the work of others including contractors. • Uses a personal computer to perform routine administrative tasks including work orders and ordering parts using agency purchasing system. • Maintains a professional, respectful, and service-oriented focus when interacting with other employees, visitors and the general public. • Responds to after hour's calls needing immediate attention and to emergency situations throughout the Capitol Complex or for any state buildings managed by the SPB. Works varying schedules including nights and weekends based on business needs. • 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: Three years’ experience in the maintenance and repair of buildings and facilities. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Three years’ experience in satisfactory customer service, handling service calls. Experience in working with a team, must be a proven team player with a service company approach to building maintenance. Must be able to safely stoop, reach, bend, stretch, climb, lift, and kneel. Must be able to work in high elevations as needed. Must be able to safely perform physically and mentally demanding work in hot or cold conditions, Must able to lift up to 50lbs. as needed. Must be able to perform repetitive tasks as needed. Work conditions may include high electrical noise, poorly illuminated work areas and confined or underground spaces. Must possess the physical, visual and mental ability to safely navigate work areas as required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have a license in electrical, plumbing, or HVAC trade. Along with computer experience and the ability to schedule and coordinate multiple projects.
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.
Physical Address201 E. 14th Street
Austin, TX 78701
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Medical Case Manager

AIDS Services of Austin
Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Job DescriptionUnder the direction of the Case Management Programs Manager, the Medical Case Manager assists HIV positive individuals and their significant others with issues as they relate to HIV/AIDS disease through provision of treatment adherence counseling to ensure readiness for, as well as adherence to, complex HIV/AIDS treatments. Case managers assist clients by linking clients with a range of client-centered services, including health care services, psychosocial assistance, and support services. Case management services will be provided as a member of the Access Services Department.
 
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:
  • Consistent with agency case management standards, provide day-to-day case management services, information, and referrals for ASA clients.
  • Assist individuals with HIV to access or remain in primary medical care.
  • Coordinate with interdisciplinary medical team to improve retention in care.
  • Provide treatment adherence counseling.
  • Coordinate supportive services to address barriers to care.
  • Advocate on the client’s behalf and refer cases to other community resources when appropriate.
  • Conduct psychosocial assessments with clients and their significant others.
  • Work with clients to identify and develop service plans that focus on immediate and long-term needs related to disease management.
  • Conduct ongoing routine follow-up through home/hospital visits and/or telephone contacts to reassess needs.
  • Ensure that consistent documentation is completed and performance outcomes are captured per guidelines.
  • Meet deadlines for documentation and timesheets.
  • Provide ongoing information, referral, advocacy, and short-term supportive counseling for clients.
  • Maintain documentation and program notes in the client records according to departmental standards by utilizing a computerized information system.
  • Attend and participate in weekly unit meetings and monthly small group meetings.
  • Assist with and participate in quality improvement activities and other projects as assigned in the department.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities.
  • Participate in agency fundraising events, including ASA’s AIDS Walk, on an annual basis.
  • Perform additional duties as directed by the Case Management Programs Manager and/or Director of Access Services.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of HIV, mental health, substance abuse, or related field
  • Knowledge of diverse populations and community resources
  • Skill in operating personal vehicle for department activities and ability to maintain vehicle liability insurance
  • Skill in operating office equipment, such as personal computer, calculator, copy machine, facsimile machine, and telephone system
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment, maintain strict confidentiality standards, and adhere to professional standards as defined by state and federal regulations
  • Ability to work comfortably with diverse populations, with sensitivity to issues concerning HIV and all disabilities
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and competing priorities
  • Ability to make sound decisions in accordance with agency policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • 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 preferred
  • Ability to perform routine walking, standing, bending, lifting, and stooping during the course of day
Education and Experience:
  • Master’s degree in social work required
  • Current Texas licensure as LMSW required
  • 1 year of experience in human services, preferably in HIV, mental health, or substance abuse, required
  • Experience working with individuals of diverse cultures, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities and/or expressions preferred
  • Training in harm reduction principles and Motivational Interviewing skills 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.

Closing Date: 9:00 a.m. on February 9, 2015
To ApplySubmit a cover letter, agency application (available at www.asaustin.org/about_careers), and resume by mail to HR at ASA, P.O. Box 4874, Austin, TX 78765; fax to 512-452-3299; or e-mail to asa.hr@ asaustin.org. Include your name in the name of any e-files submitted via email. No phone calls, please.
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Development Director

AIDS Services of Austin
Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Job DescriptionAIDS Services of Austin (ASA) seeks a dynamic and strategic leader of its Fund Development Department. The Development Director has the skills and experience to appreciate both the art and science of development as critical components of being a strategic relationships manager for ASA. The Development Director works both internally and externally to plan, implement, and coordinate ASA’s development strategies; cultivates and manages individual and major donors; and recruits and manages high-impact and high-valued volunteers to support ASA’s major events, including Viva and AIDS Walk Austin. The primary responsibilities of the Development Director include but are not limited to (1) developing and managing ASA’s growing individual/major donor program; (2) developing, managing, and motivating an experienced, high-functioning development team of four individuals; (3) working with an engaged board of directors to support donor, prospecting, and cultivation; and (4) planning, implementing, and coordinating ASA’s development strategies. The Development Director serves as an integral part of the agency’s executive strategy team, leadership team, and grants team, working cooperatively to ensure the accomplishment of the agency’s strategic goals. This position is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Executive Director.

The mission of AIDS Services of Austin is to enhance the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS. For more than 28 years, ASA has provided a continuum of services to the greater Central Texas area.

Essential Tasks:
  • Develop a comprehensive plan of development activities, with short- and long-range goals, to meet the funding and advocacy/awareness needs of the organization.
  • Develop, plan, and implement annual fundraising, marketing, and PR plans that include major donor giving (Star Partner), annual giving, event, and communications strategies and activities to meet funding and awareness needs of the organization.
  • Steward and manage ASA’s Star Partner, Giving Circle, and Women’s Giving Circle donor programs through strategic relationship building and support, and create and implement individual donor plans for key major donors.
  • Oversee planning and implementation of special events that strategically assemble volunteer audience and resources to meet identified fundraising, marketing/PR, cultivation, and messaging goal.
  • Manage development staff and volunteers in event-level planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of event fundraising plans.
  • Supervise development staff and volunteers, either directly or through delegation of activities.
  • Manage, design, and implement communications/PR plans to position the agency, touch identified audiences, and promote awareness of HIV/AIDS.
  • Manage branding and visual/messaging image of AIDS Services of Austin, including special programs requiring unique identity.
  • Work closely with the chair of the Development Committee, committee members, and board members to implement and support ASA’s development strategies.
  • Serve as ASA liaison to the Octopus Club, a volunteer fundraising group supporting the Paul Kirby Emergency Assistance Fund.
  • Establish, maintain, and safeguard development policies and procedures, donor management systems, and donor information systems.
  • Develop and manage the budget of the Development Department.
  • Serve as member of ASA’s executive strategy and leadership teams.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail that ensures successful task completion and fosters relationship building
  • Ability to both think strategically and implement tactics to achieve goals and objectives
  • Ability to secure resources and to finalize commitment and support from funders
  • Demonstrated ability to network and connect people and resources
  • Ability to work autonomously and manage multiple projects
  • Ability to work as a member and as a leader of a team, providing construction feedback in interpersonal interactions
  • Ability to work with Finance Department to steward ASA resources
  • Ability to work comfortably with individuals of diverse cultures, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities and/or expressions
  • Knowledge of Central Texas philanthropic community
  • Knowledge and experience with organizations working with HIV or vulnerable populations a plus
  • Computer literacy and technology savvy
  • Knowledge of fundraising databases and developing and analyzing development reports; knowledge of Sage’s Fundraising 50 software preferred
  • Ability to perform routine walking, standing, bending, lifting, and stooping during the course of day
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Five to seven years of demonstrated experience in successful fundraising positions
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credentials preferred
  • Two to three years of proven management experience, including supervision of staff and highly-skilled volunteers
  • Experience in developing and managing budgets for development activities
  • Experience in planning and managing internal and external communications strategies, including media and public relations
  • Experience in implementing development strategies in a nonprofit environment
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, February 27, 2015
To ApplySubmit a cover letter, agency application (available at www.asaustin.org/about_careers), and resume via email to kate@butlernonprofitconsulting.com. Please indicate that you are applying for Development Director at ASA in the title of your email.
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Web Content Manager

Special Olympics Texas
Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Job DescriptionMake a difference in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. SOTX is looking for a full-time Web Content Manager. Requirements for the position are proficient in HTML, minimum of 3 years' experience in Content Management Systems, proficient in Google Analytics,HTML/CSS and video editing. Building templates for email marketing campaigns.  Responsible for online presence and marketing/communications, as well as integration of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Pintrest. Solid writing and proofreading skills. Some evenings, weekends and ability to travel. Bachelor degree preferred. Send resume and salary history to jobs@sotx.org EOE. Ref: CHWCM 

Application Due DateMonday, March 16, 2015
To Applywww.jobs@sotx.org
Physical Address7715 Chevy Chase Drive
Suite 120
Austin, TX 78752
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Food Access Coordinator - Lakeline

F2M TEXAS - dba Texas Farmers' Market
Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Start DateSaturday, April 4, 2015
Job DescriptionThe Food Access Coordinator is a position focused on outreach and/or market operations related to F2M Texas’ food access programming for the Double Dollar Incentive Program (DDIP), WIC, SNAP and FMNP eligible families and individuals at Texas Farmers' Market at Lakeline Mall on Saturdays from 9am-1pm.
 
Conduct exchange with Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP –formerly food stamps) clients in English or Spanish:
  • Help customers use their SNAP and WIC vouchers and cards to make purchases.
  • Distribute matching benefits in the form of paper scrip which can then be redeemed for fruits and vegetables.
  • Track the DDIP program by asking brief questions of customers and entering their responses into a laptop on-site.
  • Distribute general information about the markets and assist volunteers with terminal and merchandise sales.
36% (5 hrs. per week) Lead, with support from Operations Director
Conduct exchange with WIC clients in English or Spanish in order to determine client’s eligibility to participate in the seasonal Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP):
  • Determine WIC client’s eligibility to participate in FMNP.
  • Distribute FMNP benefits in the form of paper vouchers which can be redeemed for eligible fruits and vegetables.
  • Record distribution of FMNP vouchers to WIC clients in the FMNP Issuance log.
  • Inform clients on how to use FMNP vouchers at farmers’ markets.
64% (9 hrs. per week) Lead, with support from Operations Director
 
Qualifications
·       High school education or equivalency required.
·       Experience working with low-income or underserved communities
·       Experience adapting to a fast-paced environment while conducting transactions and communications as efficiently as possible
·       Bilingual English/Spanish fluency (oral as primary communication)
·       Proficient in using a computer for data entry, including MS Office applications
·       Strong organizational skills in implementation of projects
Application Due DateFriday, February 27, 2015
To ApplyEmail cover letter and resume to operations@texasfarmersmarket.org
Physical AddressTexas Farmers%26%2339%3B Market at Lakeline Mall
11200 Lakeline Mall Drive
Cedar Park, TX 78613
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Food Access Coordinator - Mueller

F2M TEXAS - dba Texas Farmers' Market
Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Start DateSunday, April 5, 2015
Job DescriptionThe Food Access Coordinator is a position focused on outreach and/or market operations related to F2M Texas’ food access programming for the Double Dollar Incentive Program (DDIP), WIC, SNAP and FMNP eligible families and individuals at the Mueller Farmers' Market on Sundays from 10am-2pm.
 
Conduct exchange with Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP –formerly food stamps) clients in English or Spanish:
  • Help customers use their SNAP and WIC vouchers and cards to make purchases.
  • Distribute matching benefits in the form of paper scrip which can then be redeemed for fruits and vegetables.
  • Track the DDIP program by asking brief questions of customers and entering their responses into a laptop on-site.
  • Distribute general information about the markets and assist volunteers with terminal and merchandise sales.
36% (5 hrs. per week) Lead, with support from Operations Director
Conduct exchange with WIC clients in English or Spanish in order to determine client’s eligibility to participate in the seasonal Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP):
  • Determine WIC client’s eligibility to participate in FMNP.
  • Distribute FMNP benefits in the form of paper vouchers which can be redeemed for eligible fruits and vegetables.
  • Record distribution of FMNP vouchers to WIC clients in the FMNP Issuance log.
  • Inform clients on how to use FMNP vouchers at farmers’ markets.
64% (9 hrs. per week) Lead, with support from Operations Director
 
Qualifications
·       High school education or equivalency required.
·       Experience working with low-income or underserved communities
·       Experience adapting to a fast-paced environment while conducting transactions and communications as efficiently as possible
·       Bilingual English/Spanish fluency (oral as primary communication)
·       Proficient in using a computer for data entry, including MS Office applications
·       Strong organizational skills in implementation of projects
Application Due DateFriday, February 27, 2015
To ApplyEmail cover letter and resume to operations@texasfarmersmarket.org
Physical AddressMueller Farmers%26%2339%3B Market
4550 Mueller Blvd.
Austin, TX 78723
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Swim Instructors

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Job DescriptionThe YMCA of Austin Southwest Family Branch is seeking a Swim Instructor to join our team. We are looking for applicants that are available to work Monday through Thursday from 3:00pm to 8:00pm and Saturdays from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

 

PAY RATE: $9.00-12.00 per hour, depending on experience

 

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, the swim instructor provides a safe and healthy instructional swimming experience for YMCA members and participants by providing direct leadership, instruction (in accordance with National YMCA Aquatic Program Guidelines) and motivation for students in swimming classes. The instruction will focus on pre-school children to adults.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum of 16 years of age
Reliable transportation to attend work
Team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude
Interested in contributing to the mission of the YMCA

 

CERTIFICATIONS:

CPR/AED
First Aid Preferred
Administering Emergency Oxygen Preferred
Swim Lesson Instructor (YSL or WSI) Preferred
YMCA will provide necessary trainings

 

BENEFITS:

Individual membership to all YMCA's of Austin (over $600.00/year value);

Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account upon eligibility

To ApplyPlease apply online through the following link: http://austinymca.theresumator.com/apply/nTJ7D6/Swim-Instructor.html
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Lifeguards

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Job DescriptionThe Southwest Family Branch in Austin, TX is seeking Lifeguards to join our team. We are looking for applicants that have availability to work a flexible schedule during the following shifts: Monday through Friday 5:00am to 10:00pm, Saturdays from 8:00am to 7:00pm, and Sundays from 11:00am to 7:00pm.

 

PAY RATE: $8.50 to $10 per hour, depending on experience.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, the lifeguard is responsible for maintaining safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck, and surrounding areas. This includes, but is not limited to creating a safe and positive atmosphere that promotes member safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum of 16 years of age.
Reliable transportation to attend work.
Team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude.
Interested in contributing to the mission of the YMCA.

 

CERTIFICATIONS:

Current:

CPR/AED
First Aid
Lifeguard
Oxygen preferred

 

BENEFITS:

Individual membership to all YMCA's of Austin (over $600.00/year value);

Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account 

To ApplyPlease apply online through the following link: http://austinymca.theresumator.com/apply/GSS2eT/Lifeguard.html
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Development Director-Events

Special Olympics Texas
Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Job DescriptionMake a difference in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. SOTX is looking for a full-time Development  Direct to assist with a variety of fund-raising activities in the Central Texas area. Responsibilities will include organizing and implementation of all fund-raising activities within the area and preparation of a diversified fund-raising plan encompassing: special events, annual campaigns and marketing to achieve and approved budget. A minimum of 1-2 years' experience in special event planning, media relations or promotions as well as experience speaking in public is required. Good communication skills are a must. Candidates must be able to work evening, weekends and travel occasionally. Bachelor's degree is preferred. Please send resume and salary history to jobs@sostx.org EOE.
Ref: CHDDE
Application Due DateMonday, March 9, 2015
To Applywww.jobs@sotx.org
Physical Address7715 Chevy Chase Drive
Suite 120
Austin, TX 78752
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STEM Project Facilitator

Skillpoint Alliance
Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Job DescriptionAbout Velocity Prep program at Skillpoint Alliance

The Skillpoint Alliance Velocity Programs provide high school students with over 120 hours of relevant, hands-on work experience and exposure to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers. Teams of 20 rising juniors and seniors form a consulting company and work for an actual client on a real world problem.

Students in Velocity Prep work full-time for four weeks during the summer to earn a stipend. Working with the client and other experts, participant’s research, plan, develop, and present deliverables to address the client’s real-world problem in a hands-on setting.

Position Description

Do you have a passion for working with students? Want more experience working in project-based environments? This internship is looking for enthusiastic individuals that want to engage students in STEM and serve the community.

The Project Facilitator collaborates with Skillpoint Alliance staff to ensure Velocity Prep program delivery. The facilitator is responsible for preparing for the program, facilitating each meeting time, and helping students organize their project and workflow to develop an effective solution.

The Facilitator manages logistics and works with both the host school and external partners to ensure program success. 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 project-based environment. Sample projects include: working on helping students to design viable power solutions, design civil engineering solutions, or to design mobile applications.

Location and Schedule
· Spring: Flexible planning time spent working remotely
· Summer: 4 Weeks, 40 hours per week | 8am – 4pm, M- F | Austin area high schools
· Reliable transportation necessary

Compensation
· $1,500 stipend per Velocity Prep (4 weeks, full time)
· Additional training and planning necessary during spring

To Apply· Please submit your resume along with a cover letter highlighting your career interests to resumes@skillpointalliance.org with “STEM Project Facilitator” in the subject line. · Interviews done on a rolling basis
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78701
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ECI Team Supervisor

Easter Seals Central Texas
Posted on Monday, January 26, 2015

Job DescriptionEarly Childhood Intervention Team Supervisor
Location: Austin, TX – 80% travel Job Type: Full-time, Exempt with full benefits 1st of month following 60 days
Reports to: ECI Director

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 an Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Team Lead for our growing department. Working as part of the ECI team, the Team Lead works with the ECI Director and the Director, Therapeutic Services and is responsible for the daily operations of the ECI program. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: • Responsible for providing discipline-specific services within the scope of professional certification and ECI program standards, and consistent with agency standards for volume. Tracks and monitors ECI contract program outcomes, expected to deliver, record documentation, quality, ECI contract billing deliverables, and client outcomes. Supervises multidisciplinary staff regarding the delivery of ECI services. Participates in the quality improvement program (including, but not limited to, Utilization and Peer Review, Environmental Quality, Credential and Certification Currency, Continuing Education, and Training and Special Studies). Maintains competency through continuing education. • Responsible for the daily operations of the ECI program consistent with established policies, standards and procedures. State ECI Contract and agency expectations guide the occupant of this position in the conduct of all professional activities as well as priorities established by their supervisor. The ECI Team Lead routinely provides reports related to operation of the program.. • Provide training, supervision, development and evaluation of assigned staff performance consistent with policies, procedures and operational work plan priorities translated to specific performance objectives and development plans for each employee supervised. • Manage resources within approved program budget with program and billing revenue generation per contract requirements. • Maintain program certifications and accreditation; including but not limited to, development of, standards and procedures for service delivery. • Submit application for the ECI Early Intervention Specialist Certification within 30 days of hire if hired after 12/1/05; and demonstrate through the ECI Competency Demonstration System knowledge and skills necessary to provide intervention under Part C regulations of the IDEA by completing a minimum of 12 competency demonstrations within 9 months of hire date, and completing all competencies within 2 years of hire date, and receiving certificate as Early Intervention Specialist from Early Childhood Intervention-DARS. • Process referrals including all related paperwork, documentation and interagency communication and conduct intakes and screenings per policies. • Initiate and maintain contact with children’s physicians for obtaining and updating necessary medical information. • Serve as a member of a family-centered team to develop and deliver a comprehensive routines-based service plan primarily in a primary service provider model, assisting families in identifying their routines, concerns, priorities and resources, performing and coordinating developmental assessments, and assessing development, goal attainment, and continuing needs on a periodic basis. Reevaluate outcomes and strategies based on family centered choice. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES • Knowledge and skills related to achieving successful outcomes for children and families challenged by developmental risk and/or disabilities in a routines-based, primary service provider model. • Advanced supervisory and management skills. • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, internally and in the external environment. • Ability to demonstrate accountability for financial and operational resources. • Work independently and use good judgment. • Adhere to and consistent application of agency's policies and procedures. • Demonstrated ability to implement quality assurance and improvement processes. • Ability to manage time and resources within project timelines. • Ability to multi-task. • Respect for the value, potential and dignity of service participants and their families. • Knowledge of and the ability to achieve and maintain program certifications(s) and accreditation status. • Demonstrate ability to work cooperatively with other employees, clients and their families, and other customers of the program. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Child Development, Psychology or related Human Services field and certified (or pending certification) by the Early Childhood Intervention state agency; or Master's or Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Language Pathology, or Nursing; or Marriage and Family Counseling, Psychology or related degree with current licensure as appropriate to the discipline. Two years’ experience working with children, preferably children with special needs and two years full-time experience performing supervisory duties in a related field. Must have clean background and a valid driver’s license. 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 Address1611 Headway Circle
Building 2
Austin, TX 78754
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Senior Manager, Finance

Easter Seals Central Texas
Posted on Monday, January 26, 2015

Job DescriptionSenior Manager, Finance Qualified candidate sought needs to have advanced accounting and related supervisory skills, the oversight of A/P, payroll and budgets. Candidate must be able to bill for grants and contracts, compile monthly financials, and be fluent with accounting software. Must be proficient in Excel and have non-profit background/experience. Fax resume to 512-615-7121 Email: hresources@eastersealstx.org EOE
To ApplyFax resume to 512-615-7121 Email: hresources@eastersealstx.org EOE
Physical Address1611 Headway Circle Building 2
Austin, TX 78754
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Recruitment Coordinator

Skillpoint Alliance
Posted on Monday, January 26, 2015

Job Description

Reports To: Workforce Acceleration Programs Manager                               Full-Time, Exempt

 

Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for coordinating and carrying out the recruitment activities for Skillpoint’s Workforce Acceleration Programs (Gateway and Velocity) including, but not limited to: recruitment and selection of students; scheduling and proctoring of entrance assessments; delivery of recruitment presentations; maintaining recruitment materials; and data management by performing the following duties.

 

Position Description


Student Services

  • Interview & assess program applicants for eligibility, potential success; determine who to enroll;

  • Facilitate program enrollment, student orientation, meetings with program faculty and staff;

  • Coordinate tabling schedule for application collection

  • Schedule and proctor GAIN tests;

  • Send Acceptance Communications;

  • Conduct enrollment meetings;

  • Recruit and hire program facilitators;

  • Maintain presentation material for programs;

  • Conduct recruitment presentations at partnering high schools.

Program Coordination

  • Work with Database Assistant to maintain up-to-date student records;

  • Liaison between faculty and staff to deliver information, provide support and resolve conflicts;

  • Adhere to all contract requirements applicable to program and position;

  • Maintain knowledge of grant compliance, curriculum changes, annual schedule, program expansion and tuition rates;

  • Maintain working knowledge of instructor, student, funder feedback and needs;

  • Program Development

  • Market and recruit for Workforce Acceleration Programs, including student, employer and partner outreach;

  • Presentations to community groups, interested applicants, referral partners and potential funders;


General Administration

  • Comprehensive member participation in all staff teams;

  • Support supervision of the Workforce Acceleration Programs, support staff and general administrative tasks;

  • Attend regular Program and Skillpoint Alliance staff meeting;

  • Successful completion of other responsibilities as assigned.


Core Competencies

  • Demonstrated support of the Skillpoint Alliance and Gateway Program missions and visions;

  • Professional communication, interaction and behavior with students, staff, employers, funders and partners;

  • Meet or exceed all program measurables;

  • Accurate and timely submission of all documentation, assignments and projects;

  • Exhibit and use efficient and productive work habits;

  • Exhibits tact, honors diversity and enables others’ success through respectful leadership and teamwork;

  • Displays initiative, sound judgment and critical thinking in professional settings;

  • Knowledgeable, effective and appropriate use of technology and available tools;

  • Timely and professional attendance at all required staff and community meetings;

  • Respond to email and voicemail messages within one business day maximum.
     

Additional Position Information
 Experience and Skills
 Required:

  • Demonstrated experience in recruitment, program coordination or project management.

  • Demonstrated experience in workforce development, adult education or social service work.

  • Direct work with former offenders, low-income, minority, diverse, at-risk, and/or unemployed individuals.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including techniques for positive motivation, handling difficult people, and teamwork.

  • Highly organized, systematic thinker and self-motivated worker requiring minimal supervision

  • Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills.

  • Computer proficiency: email and Internet use, file management, MS Office.

  • Knowledge of greater-Austin community, job market, economic/political trends and resources.

  • Ability to be flexible, persistent, and confident.
     

Preferred

  • Knowledge and comfort with marketing including maintaining up to date materials.

  • Experience in outreach and recruitment.

  • Experience working or volunteering with a not-for-profit organization.

  • Bilingual preferred with proficiency in spoken and written communications in both languages.
     

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED required; Associate or Bachelor degree preferred.

  • Additional advanced professional training, preferred.


Salary:

  • $30,000 - $34,000 annually     



To ApplyEmail a cover letter and resume to at resumes@skillpointalliance.org
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Employment Program Manager

Caritas of Austin
Posted on Friday, January 23, 2015

Start DateMonday, February 16, 2015
Job DescriptionStarting Annual Salary Range: $45,000 to $48,000 dependent on education and experience
 
Caritas of Austin provides a service continuum for those experiencing poverty that begins with a safety net and links them to resources to achieve self-sufficiency.
 
We envision a community where there is respect for all individuals, hope for those experiencing poverty and opportunities for self-reliance.
 
At Caritas of Austin, our hope for our clients, staff, volunteers and community is demonstrated through Commitment, Equity, Respect and Support. 
 
Position Summary
This position will administer the Caritas of Austin Employment Program. Duties include supervision of the Employment Program team, oversight of internal client job training programs, and leveraging job placement of clients by building external network of community partners.
 
This is a full time position.
 
Education Requirement
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college/university with major in Human Services field (Social Work, International Studies, etc.) or Business
 
Experience
  • Must have 3 years of program experience
  • Must have 3 years of management experience
 
Skills
  • Excellent verbal & communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Strength in hiring, managing, developing, coaching and retaining staff
  • Team player with flexible and creative approach
  • Conflict management 
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Dependable transportation
  • Bilingual (Spanish) required. Other languages will be considered.
 
Computer Skills
 Must be computer literate
 

Application Due DateFriday, February 6, 2015
To ApplyPlease email or mail cover letter and resume by Friday, February 6, 2015 to: Email: integratedservicesjobs@caritasofaustin.org Mail: Caritas of Austin Attn: A.S. Winchester P.O. Box 1947 Austin, TX 78767 No phone calls please.
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78701
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Experienced Caregivers/CNAs

Family Eldercare
Posted on Friday, January 23, 2015

Job DescriptionWe are a non-medical homecare agency serving Central Texas 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 for the Georgetown area.   Daytime shifts – morning and afternoon available.
 
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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Legal Assistant

Catholic Charities of Central Texas
Posted on Friday, January 23, 2015

Job DescriptionMinisterial Character

Catholic Charities is a religious organization founded by the Catholic Diocese of Austin to provide direct social services to those in need. It is related to but separate from the diocese. Catholic Charities helps the Bishop of Austin fulfill Christ's mission in Central Texas. Some positions employed in Catholic Charities of Central Texas help to extend the ministry of the Catholic Church in particular ways as outlined in the job description. Therefore, the Catholic Charities of Central Texas employee in this position is related to and assists the Catholic Church in the performance of its ministry and thereby engages in ministry for the church.

Job Summary:
Legal Assistant is responsible for providing general support to case managers with legal case management and client services in the Immigration Legal Services Program. The position is formally supervised by the Director of ILS, and operates under close supervision with some latitude for the use of independent judgment and initiative.

Essential Duties:
• Complete immigration forms and prepare case documents.
• Contact clients and follow-up, including drafting letters and maintaining communication.
• Prepare client declarations and statements.
• Data entry and case management in the LawLogix system.
• Screen callers for eligibility for legal services with ILS.
• Organize and maintain client files.
• Translate documents from Spanish to English.
• Prepare mail and take mail to the Post Office (as needed).
• Provide backup to front desk, assisting walk-ins, answering phones.
• Participate as an active team member of Catholic Charities.
• Maintains a work schedule that maximizes availability to staff and customers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to work effectively with diverse populations, especially with local immigrant communities.
• Ability to advocate for immigrant rights and Catholic Social Teachings.
• Ability to conformable working in a faith-based environment.
• Ability to operate various word processing software, spreadsheets, and database programs.
• Ability to provide excellent customer service to internal and external constituents.
• Ability to organize, prioritize, and utilize effective time management techniques to meet deadlines.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
• Ability to follow instructions furnished in verbal or written format.
• Skill in immigration laws and procedures.
• Skill in communicating fluently both verbally and in writing in English and Spanish.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Trainings:
• High School Diploma or GED acceptable to Texas Education Agency or paralegal certification.
Language:
• Bilingual English-Spanish (proficient in conversing, reading, and writing).
Experience:
• Previous experience as a paralegal or legal assistant in an immigration-based practice is highly preferred.
Licenses/Certifications:
• Valid Texas driver's license.
• Must be certified in Diocese of Austin EIM within 60 days of employment, and maintain certification throughout the employment period.



For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://ccctx.applicantpro.com/jobs/170813-48167.html    
Application Due DateFriday, January 30, 2015
To ApplyFor more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://ccctx.applicantpro.com/jobs/170813-48167.html
Physical AddressAustin
Austin, TX 78754
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Director of Finance

Thinkery, the new Austin Children's Museum
Posted on Friday, January 23, 2015

Job DescriptionPRIMARY FUNCTION:
The Director of Finance will lead all of the organization’s financial functions, including budgeting, establishing fiscal policies, planning, monitoring, reporting, and ensuring compliance with applicable laws and standards. The Director of Finance will report to and partner with the Executive Director to develop, implement, manage, and train staff across the organization on financial systems, initiatives, and strategies in alignment with the museum’s mission.  The Director of Finance partners with senior leadership, the Finance Committee, and the Board of Directors to maximize resources to achieve the operational and financial strategic goals to ensure long-term financial security and growth.  The Director of Finance must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace while managing finance staff.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
·         Develops financial business plans, forecasts, and operational, capital, and reserve cash flows. Assesses existing programs as well as proposed new programs and opportunities.  Analyzes financial viability and identifies resources, risks, considerations, and potential outcomes to make actionable recommendations to Museum leadership. 
·         Directs and coordinates annual budget development and implementation across the organization.  Leads budget training and coordinates monitoring efforts of progress regularly to present operational metrics internally and externally.  Creates systems to proactively adjust, advise, and initiate new directions as needed to build capacity and organizational growth.
·         Develops and utilizes forward-looking, predictive models and activity-based historical financial analyses to provide insight into the organization’s operations and business plans.
·         As a member of the senior management team, develops museum policy and organizational directives.  Serves as a contributing partner on the museum strategic planning initiatives. Engages other members of the senior management team to facilitate cross-department collaboration that ensures all financial and personnel solutions positively support the museum’s evolving strategy, operational delivery and data collection needs. 
·         Collaborates with the Executive Director and  Human Resources Administrator  to develop, implement, and evaluate compensation and employee benefit policies, programs, and pay structures based on internal equity and external market conditions that support the museum’s strategic goals and objectives in alignment with museum resources.
·         Engage the Finance Committee on issues, trends and changes in the operating model and operational delivery. Engages and advises the Finance Committee and the Board of Directors to develop short-term and long-term financial plans and directives.
·         Oversees and supervises the finance department to ensure proper record keeping, maintenance, and reporting of all accounting systems and functions.
·         Leads and coordinates all annual audit and 990 planning and activities.
·         Develops and ensures organizational compliance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures which fosters financial growth in alignment with the strategic direction. 
·         Applies information from best practices and regulatory entities to develop policies and department goals which transform the strategic direction into an operational model which serves the museum, its mission, staff, stakeholders, and audience.
·         Ensures financial compliance with grant guidelines and ensures timeliness, accuracy, and usefulness of financial and management reporting for all funders, the museum Board of Directors, Board committees, and others as requested. 
·         Oversees the preparation and communication of monthly and annual financial statements.
·         Represents the company according to the museum’s professional standards to financial partners, financial institutions, donors, auditors, public officials, etc.
·         Oversees cash, investment, and asset management as guided by the museum’s Finance Committee, The Board of Directors, and investment policies.
·         Directs and manages long-term capital campaign budgets, oversees collection of receivables and funding to ensure compliance with resource, expenditures, and reporting requirements.
·         Ensures proper fund accounting and classification.
·         Manages and supports finance team in meeting internal and external deadlines and expectations, managing workload, and implementation of museum directives.
·         Performs monthly bank reconciliations, cash flow, resource and fixed asset management and tracking.
·         Remains current on nonprofit audit guidelines and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and ensures compliance with all legal and regulatory standards for nonprofit operations and financial functions.
·         Contributing member of applicable professional organizations on a local and national level.

SUPERVISES:
·         Associate Director of Finance
·         Finance Coordinator
·         Accounts Payable Coordinator (PT)
 
Works closely with the Executive Director, Director of Experience and Human Resources Administrator to design and implement financial strategies.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
 
·         The Director of Finance will be a seasoned, experienced leader with at least 10 years diverse finance experience.
·         A minimum of 5 years as a Director of Finance/CFO or equivalent position.
·         Experience in the non-profit sector required, including sophisticated fund and grant accounting, budgeting, auditing, controls and reporting in a complex environment
·         Experience creating and driving the analytic framework for planning and managing organizational change in a fast paced environment. 
·         CPA or degree in advanced accounting.
·         Experience with New Market Tax Credits desired.
·         Experience with finance, portfolio/investment management a plus.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
·         A collaborative and flexible work style with excellent people skills with experience supporting a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team, making cooperative leadership decisions with executive staff and demonstrated experience as a business partner to the Executive Director.
·         Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
·         Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills and the ability to identify, align, and enhance museum wide initiatives with department strategies with a drive to continuously develop and improve systems.
·         Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities, proposing new ways of creating efficiencies, and guiding investment in people and systems.
·         Able to work in a high pressure environment and meet ongoing reporting deadlines.
·         Flexible and a self-starter; able to motivate, multi-task, while also being highly detail-oriented.
·         Strong commitment to developing team members
·         Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to Museum’s mission are essential.
·         Software experience required: QuickBooks (Enterprise or nonprofit edition preferred), TAM experience a plus.
 
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
·         Periodic duties outside of/in excess of regular work week schedule during seasonal high volume times.
·         Periodic support and programmatic duties in other museum areas.
·         Professional attendance at some museum functions and special events.
·         Assist in engaging and sustaining volunteers through introduction, information sharing and oversight (when applicable). Proactively provide support ensuring each volunteer has a productive, safe and meaningful experience.
 
 
This job description should not be construed to imply these requirements are the only duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.  Incumbents may be required to follow any additional related instructions, acquire related job skills, and perform other related work as required.  This job description may be updated.
Thinkery is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
 
Application Due DateThursday, February 5, 2015
To ApplyTo apply, please visit: http://thinkeryaustin.org/about/careers/ No phone calls please. Applicants may be contacted and interviewed during the posting timeline.
Physical Address1830 Simond Avenue
Austin
TX 78723
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Marketing & Communications Manager

Blue Lapis Light Aerial Dance Company
Posted on Friday, January 23, 2015

Job DescriptionMarketing & Communications Manager – Blue Lapis Light Aerial Dance Company
Blue Lapis Light is a site-specific aerial dance company founded by Artistic Director Sally Jacques in 2005. Jacques’ earlier works encompassed social, political, and spiritual themes, and these performances have evolved to explore movement through the air: extending boundaries, defying edges, and suspending graceful athleticism for the risk of igniting ephemeral beauty.
As Marketing and Communications Manager for Blue Lapis Light (BLL), you will be responsible for developing the company’s brand identity, charting its communications strategy and amplifying its visibility in the community. You will report to BLL’s Managing Director while working closely with the Head of School, Development Director and Artistic Director to fill classes, pack audiences and open hearts.  This job is 20 hours per week.
 
Responsibilities
Collaboration and influence
  • Work closely with the Managing Director and the Artistic Director to represent the BLL brand in all marketing activities
  • Influence staff, vendors and volunteers to deliver high quality products/projects on budget and on time
  • Work closely with key staff to generate written and visual content for all public communications, including website, social media (Facebook, Twitter), Yelp, email, direct mail, etc.
Manage marketing communications
  • Identify and implement new marketing opportunities
  • Create and oversee activities for all marketing and communications calendars
  • Manage overall advertising budget
  • Create and/or oversee graphic design used in all communications, promotional materials and programs (in conjunction with Artistic Director and Associate Artistic Director)
  • Create, schedule and distribute press releases to print, online, TV and radio contacts; build relationships with press and maintain a contact list. Schedule interviews & filming with Press
  • Coordinate filming and photography for all events; maintain photo and video archives
Maintain web, social media and email
  • Maintain website content by updating events, classes, fundraising needs and photo galleries
  • Post regular updates to social media
  • Maintain event posting lists (including online, print and physical locations for posters/fliers) and post all event information
  • Create and schedule community email updates
  • Maintain contact databases for community email and donors
Key Competencies
  • Understanding of and dedication to the mission of Blue Lapis Light
  • Strong design sensibility
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, written and visual
  • Understanding of brand, audiences and ability to tailor communications
  • Dealing with ambiguity – understanding of when/how to get more information and when to take action or let go
  • Ability to delegate tasks to interns/volunteers when appropriate  
  • Flexibility with shifting timeframes and budgets
  • Sensitivity to artistic needs
Minimum qualifications
  • 3-5 years experience in marketing & communications in the performing arts or other creative field
  • Skilled in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and WordPress
  • Strong proficiency in using Mac computers
  • Experience using Constant Contact or ability to learn quickly
  • Skilled in general office software: Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Comfortable managing an organization’s social presence (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) and SEO
  • Ability to work flexible hours, occasional nights and weekends required
  • Non-profit experience preferred (volunteer or paid)
Application Due DateThursday, February 5, 2015
To ApplyCut and paste minimum qualifications into the body of your email and highlight all qualifications you possess. Send cover letter with salary requirements, two references, two written and two graphic work samples, and resume to marcommresume@bluelapislight.org. Visit us at http://bluelapislight.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Managing Director

Blue Lapis Light Aerial Dance Company
Posted on Friday, January 23, 2015

Job DescriptionManaging Director – Blue Lapis Light Aerial Dance Company
Blue Lapis Light is a site-specific aerial dance company founded by Artistic Director Sally Jacques in 2005. Jacques’ earlier works encompassed social, political, and spiritual themes, and these performances have evolved to explore movement through the air: extending boundaries, defying edges, and suspending graceful athleticism for the risk of igniting ephemeral beauty.
As Managing Director (MD) of Blue Lapis Light (BLL), you will the lead operations management of a small, dynamic non-profit aerial dance company. You will act as a “central hub” of the company – establishing and delivering on operational goals related to programs, performances and events. This position co-leads the company hand-in-hand with Sally Jacques the Artistic Director, directly supports the Board of Directors and manages a small part-time staff, including the Marketing & Communications Manager, Head of School, Development Director and Production Manager.  
Responsibilities
Lead and support diverse stakeholders
  • Coordinate with artists, staff and the Board of Directors to deliver operational goals
  • Create an effective co-leadership relationship with the Artistic Director
  • Participate in strategic planning
  • Coordinate and/or lead volunteers and interns as needed for admin help, performances, fundraisers, etc.
  • Support BLL’s Board and Chair with scheduling meetings, creating agendas, taking minutes and other tasks
  • Work closely with Artistic Director, Development Director and Board/Committee Members to coordinate yearly fundraiser(s)
Manage finance, grants and administration
  • Create all program, performance and operational budgets, monitor budgets and cash flow and provide financial reporting to stakeholders
  • Maintain the company’s P&L and an in-depth understanding of all income and expenses
  • Interface with accountant, pay bills, make deposits, process payroll and taxes
  • Manage ticketing for all performances; work with Artistic Director & Board Members to set prices, set up ticketing site and/or serve as liaison with venue box office
  • Write and manage public and private grants
  • Manage administrative duties such as insurance policies by obtaining required certificates from BLL’s agent(s) for all performances, office files, main account receipts, grants receipts and office supplies
Plan and manage special projects
  • Manage special projects such as construction of new studio and oversee property maintenance.
Key Competencies
  • Understanding of and dedication to the mission of Blue Lapis Light
  • Makes good decisions with a combination of analysis, judgment and collaboration
  • Demonstrates solid and adaptive leadership when reacting to shifting artistic needs
  • Settles differences with minimum conflict
  • Holds boundaries, can be direct and accomplishes goals  
  • Diplomatic – can win concessions while building relationships 
  • Self-learner – ability to learn new tasks online and offline quickly
  • Comfortable with ambiguity – understands when/how to get more information and when to take action or let go
  • Enjoys creative people and the creative process – can work effectively with diverse team members (including designers, performers, volunteers, etc.)  
  • Excellent communication skills – listener, writer and interpreter
  • Leads tough conversations around budget and logistical concerns while maintaining a sensitivity to artistic needs
Minimum qualifications
  • 3-5 years of work or volunteer experience in the Performing Arts or other Creative field
  • 3-5 years of management experience in one or diverse roles
  • Strong proficiency in using Mac computers
  • Skilled in general office software: Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Preferred experience with Quickbooks, Constant Contact and DonorTools (or other donor database software)
  • Ability to work flexible hours, occasional nights and weekends required
  • Non-profit experience preferred (volunteer or paid)
Application Due DateThursday, February 5, 2015
To ApplyCut and paste the minimum qualifications above into the body of your email and highlight all qualifications you possess. Send cover letter with salary requirements, two references, two writing samples and resume to mdresume@bluelapislight.org. Visit us at http://bluelapislight.org.
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Program Coordinator - Texas Family Literacy AmeriCorps

Literacy Coalition of Central Texas
Posted on Thursday, January 22, 2015

Start DateFriday, January 23, 2015
Job DescriptionAbout the Organization: The Literacy Coalition of Central Texas (LCCT) improves the quality and increases the availability of literacy instruction services. We support and coordinate literacy programs outside the public K-12 educational system, including adult literacy, GED classes, English language instruction for adults, family and early childhood literacy programs, and specialized literacy training for health literacy, workforce literacy, computer literacy and financial literacy. Our work creates a more literate Central Texas by providing resources to address an under-funded network of vital literacy programs.  More on the Literacy Coalition’s efforts at www.WillRead.org.  
 
Reporting Relationship: Reports to Director of Community Engagement
 
Position Primary Purpose: The Literacy Coalition of Central Texas seeks a talented, self-driven professional with excellent communication skills to serve in a part time capacity in its AmeriCorps program.  The Program Coordinator will assist the Director of Community Engagement by coordinating the day-to-day operations of the Texas Family Literacy Initiative AmeriCorps program. He or she will assist in administering the administrative and operational functions of the AmeriCorps program.
 
The Texas Family Literacy AmeriCorps program works to expand the capacity of our region’s quality literacy instruction by placing AmeriCorps members in a wide range of non-profits to provide instruction in ESL, Adult, Early Childhood, Computer, Workforce and Family Literacy.  The Program Coordinator will lead in successfully executing Texas Family Literacy AmeriCorps recruitment activities while working collaboratively with program and partner staff.
 
The position is responsible for implementing marketing and outreach strategies as well as recruiting, welcoming and coordinating communications with prospective members throughout their application, enrollment and onboarding processes.  These activities involve substantial coordination, communications and facilitation between and among AmeriCorps applicants and interested site supervisors.  Making quality, well-supported matches between strong prospects and our partner sites is the highest priority objective.  This role requires a person with skills to be organized and strong in handling many details, while also communicating professionally with host sites and members. These tasks will include:

• Managing member enrollment and onboarding process, including obtaining various personal documentation, background checks, and signatures on all forms for member personnel file.
• Communicating with host sites to ensure timely interviews at possible placements sites, and assist in finalizing placement matches between members and sites.
• Assisting in training members on various program reporting tools, rules and regulations, including OnCorps timesheet system, TOLD program reporting database.
• Ensuring members are knowledgeable and compliant with AmeriCorps regulations pertaining to member service, including hours tracking, prohibited activities, and attaining required community service and professional development hours.
• Assisting in on-going member communication to ensure members are staying on track with their hours, being successful in their placements, working on track to achieve program outcome targets, and engaging professionally at their host sites.
 
Qualifications: Minimum of Bachelors in business administration, social work, communication, human services or related field, Experience in national service, community service, nonprofit, human services, and/or adult education is preferred.  Must have strong organization and communication skills; be responsible and able to work independently; be able to execute on projects and meet deadlines.
 
Hours: Part-time contract employee averaging 25 hours per week with potential to extend position to full time; flexible schedule; must have daytime availability Monday through Friday.

Compensation: Hourly salary $14.50-$18.50 per hour, depending on experience. Professional, innovative and fast-paced work environment, yet truly family-friendly and flexible.
Application Due DateTuesday, February 17, 2015
To ApplyTo be considered for this position, please send a resume and cover letter no later than Wednesday, February 17 at 5pm to: Becky Rhodes, Operations Manager brhodes@willread.org
Physical Address835 N. Pleasant Valley Rd.
Austin, TX 78702
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Bilingual Integrated Services Navigator

Foundation Communities
Posted on Thursday, January 22, 2015

Start DateMonday, February 16, 2015
Job DescriptionThe Integrated Services Navigator (ISN) will be responsible for providing service referrals and program information at Foundation Communities’ main administrative office in both English and Spanish. The ISN will serve as the face of Foundation Communities for those who visit or call the main office seeking services and will possess a comprehensive knowledge of FC programs as well as community resources to provide appropriate and accurate referrals for service. In addition, the ISN will perform light administrative duties including faxing and mailing documents, directing phone calls and greeting visitors and vendors to the main office.  All applicants to this position should be bilingual.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Interface with customers via phone, e-mail and in person to provide service referrals, program information and to resolve concerns
  • Respond empathetically and accurately to difficult and challenging service needs
  • Act independently to meet customer needs using sound judgment
  • Demonstrate full understanding of Foundation Communities programs and qualifying criteria to provide detailed guidance for customers trying to access Foundation Communities services
  • Initiate frequent contact with key Foundation Communities staff to ensure up to date understanding of services and program availability
  • Maintain knowledge of community resources to accurately refer customers needing assistance not provided by Foundation Communities
  • Maintain records of customer contact and referrals
  • Courteously greet and direct visitors and vendors to the main office
  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail and faxes
  • Perform other duties as required
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field or equivalent experience. English/Spanish bilingual required. Two years of experience serving under-privileged populations. Effective verbal and written communication skills.
 
While this job description covers the main responsibilities of the job, it is not intended to cover every aspect of the job, and other responsibilities may be assigned.
 
Foundation Communities is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
To ApplySend resume and cover letter to valerie.prado@foundcom.org. No phone calls, please.
Physical Address3036 South First Street
Austin, TX 78704
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Program Coordinator

Preservation Austin
Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Start DateMonday, March 9, 2015
Job DescriptionPreservation Austin is seeking full time Program Coordinator.  Working under the direction of the Executive Director, this position assists with facilitating and managing special projects, events, marketing and initiatives such as developing content for the Historic Austin Tours iPhone app and the annual Preservation Awards program, and other administrative tasks as needed.
 
Preservation Austin is a 501 (C) 3 nonprofit that protects the diverse cultural and architectural heritage of the greater Austin Community. PA educates the community about its history and architectural past and advocates for preservation and neighborhood stabilization. Annually, Preservation Austin hosts several events and educational programs including the annual Historic Homes Tour, Buying and Selling Historic Homes REALTOR training course and the Preservation Merit Awards. Inherit Austin, PA’s young professional group, sponsors several fun and family-friendly events including an annual Easter Egg Hunt, Somewhere in Time dinner and Cookies with Santa.

The successful candidate will have experience with research, writing, and will have strong organization and communication skills. This job will require administrative work as needed.   Work will be conducted at the Preservation Austin office in Central Austin.
 
The Project Coordinator will:
  • Provide support in developing the content for the Historic Tour iPhone app, coordinating the Preservation Awards Selection Process, and the Green Your Historic House educational event; 
  • Update website, Facebook page and social media
  • Develop, Plan and execute events and public outreach
  • Write, edit and coordinate newsletter
  • Assists with development and implementation of educational and membership programs including neighborhood walking tours, educational lectures including Realtor Training and semi-annual social events, such as PA’s House Cocktail event and Waterloo Society events.
  • Assist with general office administration, including some data-entry, database upkeep, light bookkeeping, filing, membership mailings preparation and fulfillment, and other duties as needed;
  • Assist with preparations for Board and committee meetings, and other events.
Essential Qualifications:
  • Writing, editing, research and organizational skills; 
  • Ability to develop and guide projects so that benchmarks remain on-schedule; 
  • Facilitate tasks for and manage volunteers;
  • Some knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks preferred. 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with historic preservation practices and standards preferred or interest in historic preservation and/or architectural history; 
  • Event and Marketing experience
  • Successful experience working on time-sensitive projects and facilitating small-group meetings.
 
Salary: $45,000-$50,000
Application Due DateMonday, February 16, 2015
To ApplyTo apply, please send a letter of interest describing relevant experience with a resume and three references, to director@preservationaustin.org by February 16, 2015. Please put JOB APPLICATION in the e-mail subject line. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.
Physical Address500 Chicon
Austin, TX
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Program Services Specialist - Veterans Program

Front Steps, Inc.
Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Job DescriptionPosition Summary:
 
The primary duty of the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program Services Specialist is to assist with the implementation of Front Steps’ SSVF program by receiving and processing referrals, performing eligibility screening, ensuring service delivery in a timely fashion, and assisting in documentation quality.  The SSVF Program Services Specialist provides information and services to Veterans and their families experiencing homelessness or those who are at-risk of losing their housing in Austin/Travis County.  As the initial point of contact for service-seeking Veterans, the SSVF Program Services Specialist is expected to demonstrate the highest level of professionalism and responsiveness when communicating with program applicants, staff, and community partners.  The SSVF Program Services Specialist understands SSVF eligibility criteria, documentation and procedures related to program admission/rejection, recordkeeping, and the targeting of priority applicants and related program components.  This position is also responsible for providing support to the SSVF team to maintain accurate service delivery records, as well as meeting evaluation and reporting requirements.
 
Specific Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities:
 
  ·     Conduct eligibility screenings of clients through outreach efforts, referrals from other Front Steps departments, as well as referrals from the community partners including coordinated assessment. Ensure that SSVF program eligibility criteria are met and that proper supporting documentation is collected.  Coordinate scheduling of clients for appointments with Case Management and Housing Specialist staff.
·     Promote a welcoming, organized, and safe environment for clients. 
·     Respond to inquiries for information from clients, other service providers, and members of the public about the SSVF program and other services offered through Front Steps.
·     Provide supportive services in implementing SSVF Program services for clients, including: eligibility and/or waiting lists, and other administrative duties. Verify all information, determine eligibility, make appropriate referrals, communicate with staff at other agencies or businesses, and ensure delivery of service.
·     Work closely with case management staff and program manager to ensure that client usage data is documented regularly in various databases completely and accurately, as well as assist in maintaining complete and accurate records of any financial assistance, goods, and services rendered to clients.
·     Assist the SSVF Program Manager in preparing monthly and/or quarterly reports on client utilization, as required by the agency and its funders.
·     Maintain complete and accurate records (both electronic and hardcopy records) of all client contacts via client tracking systems and complete reporting requirements mandated by Front Steps, its funding sources, and other regulatory agencies in a timely manner. Manage client data by entering it in the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). Client data should be entered in a timely manner.
 
 
·     Assist with tracking clients’ housing placements and follow up with Veterans after housing placements.  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.
·     Research and regularly update resources available to clients served in the program.  Maintain these and other lists according to program needs.
·     Work in collaboration with SSVF Program Manager, team members, and community partners to discuss best practices for more effective service delivery to clients.
·     Attend agency staff meetings and other community meetings, as required.
 
Other General Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities:
 
  • Provide support services, including, but not limited to:  performing regular and ongoing file audits of all clients served in the SSVF 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, other support services as assigned.
  • Perform clerical duties, including, but not limited to gathering eligibility documents, filing, editing documents.
  • Participate in inter-agency collaborations to communicate resources, share information, and problem-solve difficult client issues.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
 
·       Associate’s degree in Social Work or related field; professional experience in human services or closely related field may be considered in lieu of formal education.
·       Previous or current professional experience working with the transitionally and chronically homeless or other special needs populations.
·       Ability to establish rapport, trust, and boundaries with clients, and excellent customer service skills.
·       Ability to follow detailed instructions and work independently with minimum of supervision.
·       Ability to communicate effectively, both in written and verbal communications.
·       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. 
·        Bilingual (Spanish and English and/or ASL and English).
 
Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities:
 
·       Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field highly preferred.
·       Case management experience working with the transitionally and chronically homeless or other special needs populations. Experience working with Veterans and their families highly preferred.  
·       2 years’ administrative experience.
·       Detail-oriented
·       Ability to prioritize tasks and work in a fast paced environment
·       Flexible and team-oriented
·       Experience in using a Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)
·        Knowledge of local community resources
Application Due DateFriday, February 6, 2015
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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Case Manager - Veterans Program

Front Steps, Inc.
Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Job DescriptionPosition Summary:
 
The primary duty of the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Case Manager is to provide assessment, planning, and housing case management services to low income Veterans and their families living in the Austin/Travis County area.  The SSVF Case Manager engages in rapid re-housing and homeless prevention efforts using temporary financial assistance, and works with other service providers to assist Veterans in achieving housing stability.  The SSVF Case Manager is also responsible for maintaining accurate financial assistance records, service delivery records, as well as meeting evaluation and reporting requirements. 
 
Specific Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities:
 
  ·     Conduct eligibility screenings and assessments of clients to develop housing plans for homelessness prevention and rapid rehousing through team-based outreach efforts, referrals from other Front Steps departments, community partners, and coordinated assessment referrals.
·     Ensure that SSVF program eligibility criteria are met and that proper supporting documentation is collected.
·     Maintain a caseload of at least 18 – 25 clients as determined by the program’s needs, under the supervision of the SSVF Program Manager.
·     Develop and monitor individual service plans with each client to meet basic needs and to help restore and enhance social, psychological, and bio-psychological functioning. Service plans will focus on stability in the areas of income, self-care, and housing (with the general goal of housing stability) and will require recertification every 90 days.
·     Work in collaboration with SSVF Program Manager, team members, and community partners to discuss best practices for more effective service delivery to clients.
·     Provide support to clients in accessing appropriate services through communication with VA, community partners, service providers, and other relevant agencies.
·     Maintain complete and accurate records (both electronic and hardcopy records) of all client contacts via client tracking systems and complete reporting requirements mandated by Front Steps, grantors, and other regulatory agencies in a timely manner.
·     Manage client data by entering it into the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). Data should be entered 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 as well as develop relationships with landlords/property managers to facilitate housing location for clients.
·     Travel within the Austin and surrounding areas to conduct home visits with clients and other appointments, when needed.
·     Attend agency staff meetings and other community meetings, as required.
 
 
 
 
 
Other General Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities:
 
  • Transport clients on an as-needed basis to medical, housing, and other appointments
  • 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 transitionally and chronically homeless or other special needs populations. Experience working with Veterans and their families highly preferred.
·       Knowledge of psychosocial theory, methods, and ethics
·       Possess understanding and support of Housing First principles, as well as Harm Reduction theory and practice 
·       Experience using Motivational Interviewing techniques
·       Ability to establish rapport, trust, and boundaries with clients
·       Ability to follow detailed instructions and work independently with a minimum 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; LCSW or LMSW certification highly preferred 
·       3 years case management experience working with the transitionally and chronically homeless or other special needs populations. Experience working with Veterans and their families highly preferred
·       Experience in using a Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)
·       Knowledge of local community resources
Experience with landlord outreach and facilitating successful tenant/landlord interactions
Application Due DateFriday, February 6, 2015
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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Housing Specialist - Veterans Program

Front Steps, Inc.
Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Job DescriptionPosition Summary:
 
The primary duty of the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Housing Specialist is to provide housing location services to Veterans and their families living in the Austin/Travis County area.  The SSVF Housing Specialist provides services to Veterans and their families experiencing homelessness or those who are at-risk of losing their housing, and assists these individuals and families in obtaining and retaining affordable housing.  The SSVF Housing Specialist engages in rapid re-housing and homeless prevention efforts, works with the SSVF team and partners in collaboration to assist Veterans in achieving housing stability by coordinating landlord outreach and cooperative efforts.  Part of the goal of the SSVF Housing Specialist position is to increase Veteran families’ access to private-owned, market rate rental properties throughout the Austin/Travis County area.  The Housing Specialist is also responsible for maintaining accurate service delivery records, as well as meeting evaluation and reporting requirements.
 
Specific Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities:
 
  ·       Conduct screenings and assessments of clients referred for housing location or relocation services. Screen potential participants, document presenting housing barriers, and assess housing opportunities.   
·       Meet regularly with clients and assist with their housing search by performing activities including, but not limited to:  identifying housing options, contacting landlords, assisting clients with housing applications, accompanying clients in viewing potential rentals, reviewing leases to ensure that these are fair and meet local landlord-tenant laws, and evaluating Veterans’ housing based on VA habitability standards.
·       Conduct outreach, develop, and foster relationships with landlords/property managers to facilitate housing location for Veterans and their families who may have multiple barriers to obtaining or maintaining permanent, affordable housing.  Serve as liaison between landlord and client pre-housing placement and during placement.
·       Coordinate housing placement and/or relocation efforts with referring SSVF Case Managers.  Work in collaboration with SSVF Program Manager, team members, and community partners 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 and hardcopy records) of all client contacts via client tracking systems and complete reporting requirements mandated by Front Steps, its funding sources, and other regulatory agencies in a timely manner. Manage client data by entering client data into the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). Client data should be entered in a timely manner.
 
 
 
 
 
 
·       Track clients’ housing placements and follow up with Veterans after housing placements.  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.
·       Develop and regularly maintain database on properties and landlord contacts.
·       Travel within Austin and the surrounding areas to conduct home visits with clients and other appointments, when needed.
·       Attend agency staff meetings and other community meetings, as required.
 
Other General Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities:
 
  • Transport clients on an as-needed basis to housing application and leasing signing appointments.
  • Participate in inter-agency 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
·       Professional experience working with the transitionally and chronically homeless or other special needs populations
·       Knowledge of psychosocial theory, methods, and ethics.  Demonstrated understanding and support of Housing First principles, as well as Harm Reduction theory and practice.  Experience using Motivational Interviewing techniques
·       Ability to establish rapport, trust, and boundaries with clients
·       Ability to follow detailed instructions and work independently with a minimum 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.
·       Ability to spend up to 60% of time in the field
·       Reliable transportation
·       Valid driver’s license 
 
Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities:
 
·       Masters’ degree in Social Work; LCSW or LMSW certification highly preferred 
·       Case management experience working with the transitionally and chronically homeless or other special needs populations. Experience working with Veterans and their families highly preferred
·       Experience in using a Homeless Management Information System (HMIS).
·       Knowledge of local community resources
·       Experience with landlord outreach and facilitating successful tenant/landlord interactions
·       Knowledge of property management, apartment/housing location, or real estate preferred
·       Knowledge of housing market trends within Travis and surrounding counties. Demonstrated ability to access affordable and permanent housing units
·       Bilingual (Spanish and English and/or ASL and English highly preferred)
Application Due DateFriday, February 6, 2015
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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PROGRAMS SUPERVISOR

Capital Area Food Bank of Texas
Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Job DescriptionI. JOB SUMMARY
  • The Programs Supervisor plays a central role in the development and management of the Capital Area Food Bank’s direct client distribution programs including Mobile Food Pantry, Fresh Food for Families (FFFF) and Healthy Options Program for the Elderly (HOPE).
  • The Programs Supervisor will play a key role in developing a comprehensive CAFB Distribution Programs strategy with measureable results and will oversee a team of three Program Coordinators to ensure successful implementation of CAFB programs. 
  • The Programs Supervisor works independently and collaboratively with CAFB staff to plan, manage, and implement overall program activities.  
  • The Programs Supervisor is responsible for helping the Food Bank achieve its mission by meeting set goals for hunger relief and food distribution and must be able to exercise discretion and independent judgment in their work. 
  • The Programs Supervisor will analyze CAFB programming to ensure strategic implementation and make recommendations on program modifications as needed. 
  • The Programs Supervisor will prioritize building, expanding and refining CAFB’s mobile pantry program.
  • The Programs Supervisor plays a key role in building strategic relationships with existing CAFB program partners and identifying new strategic partnership opportunities. 
  • This position requires a programmatic background and knowledge of federal feeding programs as well as excellent analytical, interpersonal, organizational, supervisory and communications skills.
 
II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Manage and supervise day-to-day activities of Distribution Programs staff
  • Develop and monitor approved HOPE/FFFF/MFP sites throughout the CAFB service area in accordance with CAFB Programs Policy
  • Analyze CAFB programming to ensure strategic implementation and make recommendations on program modifications as needed
  • Build strategic relationships with existing  CAFB program partners and identify new strategic partnership opportunities
  • Orient new and current program partners on CAFB program policies and procedures
  • Audit, review and update program files, licenses, inspections and permits as required by TDA
  • Research community needs and identify gaps in service and areas in need of CAFB services
  • Maintain weekly, monthly and annual reports to outline all programs activities and metrics
  • Manage and coordinate programmatic meetings and communications
  • Provide technical assistance to community-based organizations
  • Develop program communication materials, proposals, and reports through collaborative writing and editing
  • Keep abreast of developments in hunger relief programming 
  • Participate in CAFB Programs Team strategic planning activities
  • Develop and disseminate programmatic and marketing materials
  • Develop written and online tools for programmatic use including survey and evaluation instruments
  • Serve as programmatic liaison to external partners, including representing CAFB at national, regional and local meetings
  • Supervise and ensure proper training of all Distribution Programs staff. 
  • Conduct annual staff reviews
  • Develop and maintain annual strategic plans, policies, procedures, and strategic plans relating to CAFB distribution programs. Work with Senior Director of Programs to prepare, administer and manage annual budgets for Distribution Programs  
  • Monitor programs for compliance with Food Bank, USDA, IRS and Feeding America guidelines.
  • Research CAFB service territory for gaps in service and program targeting
  • Assist in the creation of reports as needed
  • Participate in long- and short-term program development and planning
  • Develop and effectively manage program timelines to ensure completion of program deliverables
  • Monitor program activities to ensure quality and accuracy of CAFB programs
  • Represent 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
  • Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA):  Public policy, Social Work, Business or related field required. 
  • 1-3 years of experience supervising regular full-time staff required.
  • Experience with program development and implementation. 
  • Experience working with volunteers and families of varying socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Experience with food distribution programs preferred.
 
B.  Knowledge and Skills
  • Knowledge with providing effective training, supervision and delegation of others.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple projects under aggressive timelines.
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge of office 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 and financial information.
  • Demonstrates the 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 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 federal feeding programs preferred.
 
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, 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.
 
Please click on the following link to apply for the position:
https://www.austinfoodbank.org/about-us/careers/programs-supervisor
 
 
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: https://www.austinfoodbank.org/about-us/careers/programs-supervisor No recruiters, phone calls or walk-ins please. The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.
Physical Address8201 S. Congress Ave.
AUSTIN, TX 78745
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FOOD SOURCING COORDINATOR

Capital Area Food Bank of Texas
Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Start DateWednesday, January 21, 2015
Job DescriptionI. JOB SUMMARY
The primary objective of this position is to provide support to the food rescue program throughout the procurement process. This position will develop and maintain relationships with food donors, primarily retail grocers and wholesalers, through consistent communication and visits.
 
A large portion of time will be spent out of the office, visiting with donors to ensure they have a thorough understanding of the donation process, to ensure food safety procedures are in place, and to recognize them for their support.
 
II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Establish and maintain long-term, productive, relationships with donors at the retail store and regional management level to assure a consistent flow of nutritious donated food and non-food items.
  • Identify prospective CAFB service area food donors; research partnership opportunities.
  • Maintain timely and appropriate donor recognition communications.
  • Routinely communicate to key donor contacts through telephone, e-mail and scheduled visits throughout the CAFB service region. Visit sites and establish face-to-face relationships with partners.
  • Maintain accurate and timely donation spreadsheets and provides reports as required.
  • Routinely evaluate donation levels of individual stores/donors to assess benefit.
  • Provide updated marketing and communications materials to donors as required.
  • Maintain mutually beneficial partnerships and on-going communications with other food banks in Texas through the Texas Food Bank Network (TFBN) as well as other Feeding America food banks in other states.
  • Work with other food banks on food sourcing projects as identified as beneficial to CAFB.
  • Work closely with the CAFB Transportation team to facilitate timely and efficient scheduled and non-scheduled donation pickups.
  • Work closely with the CAFB Agency Relations team to identify donors for the Agency Retail Pickup program.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
 
 
III. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
A.   Education, Experience, and Training
·         Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Major course work in Non-Profit or a related field preferred.
·         One year full-time, wage-earning experience in a non-profit or food sourcing environment.
·         Experience in grocery retail or the food industry preferred, but not required.
B.   Knowledge and Skills
  • Knowledge with providing effective training to a diverse group of people.
  • Knowledge to organize and manage multiple projects, setting priorities and working independently under aggressive timelines.
  • Knowledge of office applications including Microsoft Office, Access, Excel, Email, and Internet Research.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrates good judgment and discretion.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work cooperatively with other Food Bank staff and volunteers.
  • Ability to represent the Food Bank in a professional manner under a variety of conditions.
IV. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION
  • Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, repetitively lift and carry up to 25 lbs., perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle, and operate motor equipment.
  • Conditions may include working inside, working in inclement weather and 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.
 
Please click on the following link to apply for the position:
https://www.austinfoodbank.org/about-us/careers/food-sourcing-coordinator
 
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.
                                    
Application Due DateFriday, February 6, 2015
To ApplyPlease click on the following link to apply for the position: https://www.austinfoodbank.org/about-us/careers/food-sourcing-coordinator No recruiters, phone calls or walk-ins please. The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.
Physical Address8201 S. Congress Ave.
AUS%60, tx 78745
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Executive Director

Kids in a New Groove
Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Start DateMonday, March 2, 2015
Job DescriptionKids in a New Groove provides weekly music mentorship to youth in foster care (www.kidsinanewgroove.org). Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) of KING Austin will have strategic and operational responsibility for KING’S local staff, programs, and execution of its mission. S/he will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans.  The Executive Director will report directly to the organization’s Board of Directors.  The Executive Director will work closely with KING’s founder (who presently serves as Executive Director but who will be moving into a role focused on national expansion and rollout strategy).
 
Responsibilities
Leadership & Management:
  • Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence of KING’s local and statewide program, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals. 
  • The ideal candidate should have non-profit accounting experience and ability to oversee KING’s finances
  • Oversee volunteers, board members, event committees, partnering organizations, and funders, as well as grant applications and overall development strategy
  • Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors: seek and build board involvement with strategic direction for ongoing local operations as well as work hand-in hand with a peer KING executive who is focused on the organization’s national rollout strategy
  • Regularly evaluate program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents
 
Fundraising & Communications:
  • Expand local revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing program operations and regional expansion
  • Spearhead communications—from web presence to external and media relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand and presence
Planning & New Business:
  • Work with KING’s founder to help blend the local program into a design for national expansion
  • Solidify KING’s local presence that publishes and communicates program results with an emphasis on the successes of the local program as a model for regional and national replication
 
Qualifications
 
All candidates should have proven leadership and/or relationship management experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:
  • Minimum of Bachelors degree with at least 2 years of non-profit management or similar experience; track record of effectively leading regionally and/or nationally scaling a performance- and outcomes-based organization and staff; Ability to oversee data driven program metrics and evaluation
  • Ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget
  • Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board members
  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage stakeholders
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator, self-directed
·       Knowledge of Salesforce or other CRM a plus
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks or other non-profit accounting systems
  • Experience in working with youth in foster care or similarly situated clients a plus
*All interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Karyn@kidsinanewgroove.org
 
 
 
Application Due DateFriday, February 6, 2015
To ApplyAll interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Karyn Scott at karyn@kidsinanewgroove.org.
Physical Address3300 Bee Cave Rd.
Austin, TX 78746
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Customer Service Specialist

Texas Legal
Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Start DateMonday, February 2, 2015
Job DescriptionTexas 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. 

 


To ApplySubmit cover letter and resume to James Buck jbuck@texaslegal.org
Physical Address7500 Rialto Blvd Building 1 Suite 120
Austin, TX 78735
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Coordinated Assessment Specialist

Caritas of Austin
Posted on Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Job DescriptionCaritas of Austin provides a service continuum for those experiencing poverty that begins with a safety net and links them to resources to achieve self-sufficiency.
 
At Caritas of Austin, our hope for our clients, staff, volunteers and community is demonstrated through Commitment, Equity, Respect and Support.
 
Caritas of Austin provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
 
Position Summary
Coordinated Assessment refers to the practice of conducting in-depth assessments of needs and barriers of homeless people and people at imminent risk of homelessness at the earliest point possible. The goals are to divert people from the system whenever possible, provide prevention services when indicated, objectively match people with the type, level and duration of services that best meets their needs and to house the most vulnerable people, those who are currently experiencing homelessness, first.
 
The Coordinated Assessment Specialist conducts intake for the community by screening and assessing applicants for services to determine their needs and eligibility for a variety of community programs, including Caritas programs.  Duties include conducting telephone and in-person screening and assessment interviews, scheduling appointments, providing information and referral, performing client services data input functions and determining eligibility for Caritas and community services within agency policies and priorities.
 
This is a full time position.
 
Education and Licensure
Required - Bachelor’s degree in social work or other human service related field
 
Experience
  • At least one year experience in the area of social services    
  • Must have experience working respectfully with people in crisis who may have multiple complex needs including but not limited to domestic violence, alcohol and drug addiction, mental health, poverty, disability and homelessness
 
Skills
  • Required - Bilingual (English & Spanish).
  • Ability to communicate concisely and effectively in English and Spanish
  • Organized
  • Comfortable dealing with lots of paperwork
  • Ability to interview persons, analyze information to determine service needs and connect people to an appropriate program
  • Ability to work under pressure, balance distractions, and manage frustrated callers
  • Ability to remain calm and composed in stressful situations
  • Must be patient.
 
Computer Skills
  • HMIS Service Point strongly preferred
  • Must be computer literate including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
 
Method of Contact/Inquiry/Application
Please email cover letter and resume to: housingservicesjobs@caritasofaustin.org
by 02/02/2015
 
Annual Salary Range: $34,000 to 36,000 depending on experience
 
Potential start date for new hire: 02/16/2015
 
Application Due DateMonday, February 2, 2015
To ApplyPlease email cover letter and resume to: housingservicesjobs@caritasofaustin.org by 02/02/2015
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78701
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YWCRC Bilingual Lead Counselor

YWCA Greater Austin
Posted on Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Start DateWednesday, January 21, 2015
Job DescriptionPurpose:

Under the direct supervision of the Clinical Supervisor or Clinical Director, this position provides individual, couple, family, and group counseling, as well as serves as the responsible party during evening shifts

Direct Service Responsibilities:
  • Implement the YWCA mission of empowering women and eliminating racism in the YW Counseling and Referral Center (YWCRC).
  • Provide individual, couple, family, and group counseling using an effective theoretical framework.
  • Offer on- and off-site counseling or psycho-educational groups including designing, coordinating, and facilitating groups, as needed and in consultation with the Clinical Director.
  • Provide crisis intervention for YWCRC clients and community-wide emergency situations, as needed.
  • Provide case management and crisis intervention, as needed, for counseling clients and/or offers appropriate referrals to clients.
  • Provide scheduled and impromptu guidance and/or supervision to interns, licensure candidates, and staff, as needed.
  • Address ethical, relational, and procedural issues with Clinical Director and/or supervisor.
  • Attend weekly individual supervision and attend and/or facilitate weekly Clinical Team Meetings
  • Assist Clinical Director and Clinical Supervisors in maintaining intake responsibilities, peer documentation reviews, supervision, etc.
  • Conduct in-house and in-community professional development workshops and assist with orientation.
  • Participate in networking, outreach, building collaborations, and community engagement.
  • Participate in program development, review of policies and procedures, and evaluation of documentation among counseling staff per YWCRC standards.
  • Maintain commitment to social justice, trauma recovery, elimination of systemic oppression, multiculturalism and continual professional development.
  • Abide by best practice and ethical models for clinical services and documentation as outlined in YWCRC policies & procedures, as well as local, state and federal regulations.
Hours of Work:
  • This is a part-time position, 5 hours per week (negotiable).
  • One evening is required.
Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree or higher in a human services field is required.
  • Bilingual, English/Spanish required.
  • Current Texas license to conduct clinical practice (LCSW, LPC, LMFT) is required.
  • At least three years post Master's is preferred. 
  • Commitment to attain such licensure with substantial relevant experience will be considered.

Application Due DateFriday, February 13, 2015
To ApplyTo apply, mail, fax or email cover letter of interest and resume to: Mail: Laura Gomez-Horton, LCSW, Clinical Director YWCA Greater Austin 2015 South IH 35, Ste. 110 Austin, TX 78741 Fax: (512) 326-1395 (Attention: Laura Gomez-Horton, Clinical Director) Email: laura@ywcaaustin.org
Physical Address2015 S. IH35
Suite 110
Austin, TX 78741
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Assistant Maintenance Technician

Front Steps, Inc.
Posted on Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Job DescriptionPosition Summary:
 
Under the general supervision of the Building Services Manager the Assistance Maintenance Technician provides assistance in the provision of specialized technical assistance and support in the troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of building operational systems. The Assistant Maintenance Technician also provides regular support in keeping assigned areas of the interior and exterior of the building clean and orderly and performs a variety of custodial and minor building maintenance duties.

Please visit our website at www.frontsteps.org to review the full job posting. 
Application Due DateFriday, February 6, 2015
To ApplyInterested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to www.resumes@frontsteps.org The posting period will expire on February 6, 2015. Please visit our website at www.frontsteps.org for more information about the position and our organization.
Physical Address500 E. 7th Street
Austin, TX 78701
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Case Manager - BSS Plus Program

Front Steps, Inc.
Posted on Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Start DateMonday, February 23, 2015
Job DescriptionPosition Summary:
 
The primary duty of the Best Single Source (BSS) Plus Case Manager is 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.
 
Specific Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities:
 
·   Conduct screenings and assessments of client referrals from the 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, ranging from one-time financial assistance to ongoing assistance (up to 12 months) as determined by the program’s needs and 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 within Austin and surrounding areas for home visits with clients and other appointments, when needed
·          Attend agency staff meetings, BSS Plus meetings, trainings, and/or 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 BSS 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.
 
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 and/or LMSW
·       3 years’ case management experience working with the homeless population closely related special      needs population
·       Experience in using a Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)
·       Knowledge of local community resources
·       Bilingual (Spanish and English and/or ASL and English highly preferred)
Application Due DateFriday, February 6, 2015
To ApplyInterested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to resumes@frontsteps.org The posting period will expire on February 6, 2015. Please visit our website at www.frontsteps.org for more information on our organization.
Physical Address500 E. 7th Street
Austin, TX 78701
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Event Coordinator

ULI Austin
Posted on Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Start DateFriday, February 6, 2015
Job DescriptionBASIC FUNCTION:  The Event Coordinator (Contractor), working in close coordination with the ULI Austin staff, members, and ULI National staff provides event/program and administrative services to support the advancement of the goals and objectives of the Austin District Council in accordance with the ULI Financial Guidelines.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Coordinate all administrative details related to the events/programs of the Austin District Council under the direction of the ULI Austin Manager and Executive Director.
  • Create all required documentation and complete all required digital processing within the ULI Headquarters event software to post the event/program for registration to members and the public.
  • Maintain complete list of event registrants and complimentary guests for each event/program.  Complimentary guests include event sponsors and annual sponsors.
  • Develop and maintain marketing materials and email lists to communicate with event/program attendees in cooperation with the ULI Austin Manager.  Support efforts to use social media to promote events.
  • Attend all Monthly Breakfast events; typically the fourth Wednesday of each month.  Attend other events as needed.
  • Create documentation required for the day of the event/program and compile event statistics to produce the event reconciliation to event registration system.
 
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Communication as needed with event/program attendees, speakers, and vendors.
  • Manage supplies needed for events.
  • Organize and produce badges required for the event/program (as needed).
  • Maintain Master Event Calendar for ULI Austin events/programs.  Additionally, the Coordinator will maintain a master calendar of events for other businesses, local non-profits, public agencies, local universities and other related professional groups.
  • Maintain all supporting documentation for the District Council including a final registration list, marketing materials, speaker information, budget to actual comparison, sponsor information, vendor information and copies of payments made for the event.
  • In coordination with the ULI Austin Manager, produce event/program reports and analysis as required by the ULI Austin Executive Director, ULI, District Councils, District Council Treasurer, District Council Executive Committee, Advisory Board, Governance Committee and members identified by ULI Austin Manager and/or Executive Director.
  • Recruit, train and manage volunteers for event support on the day of an event.
 
INTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS/EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS:
  • Work principally with the ULI Austin Manager. 
  • Work with the ULI Headquarter staff and members as necessary to hold each event/program. 
  • Communicate with event/program vendors, speakers, sponsors and attendees on administrative matters.
 
 
PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • 5 years experience with event coordination or office administration.
  • Strong professional oral/written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook or equivalent office productivity software) and Adobe Acrobat/Bluebeam (or equivalent scanning/pfd manipulation software).
  • Experience in web-based marketing/fulfillment software (currently Vertical Response for email marketing; NetForum for event fulfillment/set-up, and Salesforce as our internal database), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign and other social media a plus.
  • Use of personal vehicle is required for local travel; some in-state travel may be required.
  • Ability to lift 20-30 pounds as necessary.
  • This is a long-term contract position.  Pay will range from $15-17 per hour.  
  • Ability to work remotely.  Flexible hours.
Application Due DateFriday, January 30, 2015
To ApplyPlease email a cover letter and your resume to Ariel.Romell@uli.org
Physical Address3445 Executive Center Drive
Austin, TX 78731
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Austin Regional Manager

Women's Business Council - Southwest
Posted on Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Start DateMonday, March 16, 2015
Job DescriptionPosition:          Austin Regional Manager
Reports to:       Director of Marketing and Communications
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Summary of Key Functions:
The Women’s Business Council – Southwest (WBCS) is hiring an Austin Regional Manager. The major responsibilities for this position include building program awareness, recruiting new members, engaging current members and planning events in the Austin area. This full-time position supports the Director of Marketing and Communications and the Director of Programs. Participation in various aspects of the certification process would also be expected. This position will initially work remotely.

Candidates must be process driven, organized, resourceful and able to work independently on projects with minimal supervision. In addition, candidates must have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, while demonstrating a keen sense of urgency and ownership to drive projects to completion.
 
Responsibilities:
Support the marketing and communications department with member recruitment and retention, as well as develop digital content
o   Identify marketing opportunities in the Austin area through market/client/competitor research
o   Generate new WBE and Sustaining (Corporate) Member prospects within the Austin area
o   Track and follow up with prospects
o   Research and attend appropriate industry related events in the Austin area
o   Present WBCS information at supplier diversity events in the Austin area
o   Develop and strengthen community partner relationships in the Austin area
o   Familiarize local, county and state government agencies with the benefits of WBE certification
o   Contribute to the WBCS newsletter, blog and social media channels, and develop a distinct “Austin voice”             within those communication channels
o   Create and distribute targeted email campaigns to members and non-members in the Austin area
o   Promote WBCS events and programs
o   Research Austin media outlets for advertising and PR opportunities
o   Post WBCS event information on local calendar listings
o   Follow-up with media requests
o   Assist with member surveys

Support the programs department with networking and procurement related event panning in the Austin area
o   Research and recommend topics and speakers for Austin programming
o   Solicit bids from vendors (venue, catering, etc.), negotiating prices, as needed
o   Serve as on-site event contact, ensuring guests are satisfied with experiences
o   Coordinate event logistics from start to finish, including registration and volunteer management
o   Provide content for event collateral, including invitations and registration websites
o   Track, measure and report on attendance, profit and feedback for all Austin programming activities

Possess thorough knowledge and comprehension of Women’s Business Enterprise National Council’s (WBENC) Certification Standards and Procedures
o   Conduct Austin site visits for WBE applicants, as needed
o   Maintain confidentiality and security of certification files according to WBENC and WBCS standards
o   Assist with certification review, training and outreach

Provide input regarding budget development for Austin programs and marketing

Perform other related duties as assigned

Preferred Education and Background Experience:
·        Experience working in a nonprofit organization (preferred)
·        Bachelor’s degree in business/marketing (preferred)
·        3–5 years office experience in a position(s) with comparable responsibilities
·        Business development experience
·        Demonstrable skills in event management and execution
·        Strong organizational, time management, customer service and interpersonal skills
·        Intermediate personal computer proficiency in a variety of standard office programs

Equipment and Systems/Programs Utilized:
Personal computers with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher, Filemaker Pro, Adobe Acrobat, Cvent, Internet access programs, printers, copiers and other similar equipment and programs. 
 
Other Requirements of Position:
·        Extended periods of time spent at computer/telephone
·        Occasional lifting of up to 30 pounds in transporting materials to events and trade fair setups
·        Travel to WBCS DFW office, WBCS DFW events and other Austin area meetings and events by automobile           and airline (reimbursable by WBCS)
·        Position requires 10% of travel per month

Compensation:
This is a full-time position requiring 40 hours per week. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Please send your salary requirements, references and resume to resumes@wbcsouthwest.org
Application Due DateMonday, February 16, 2015
To ApplyPlease send your resume, references and salary requirements to: resumes@wbcsouthwest.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Executive Director

YWCA of Austin
Posted on Monday, January 19, 2015

Job DescriptionJob Summary:  Under the supervision of the board of directors, the Executive Director leads the YWCA Greater Austin in all its administrative, operational, fundraising, and programmatic functions. This role is responsible for the development, management, and implementation of all initiatives necessary to deliver core YWCA Greater Austin programs and services, provide appropriate funding to deliver those programs and services, and promote the mission of the YWCA Greater Austin.
The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The YWCA Greater Austin furthers this mission through its programs offering mental health services to women and their families, curriculum-based support groups and life skill classes for teenagers, and continuing education to licensed professional counselors and social workers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and implement administrative and operational policies and procedures under the oversight of the board of directors
  • Liaise between the organization and staff and the board, and confer with the President, Executive Committee, committee chairs, and board members as necessary
  • Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate all key leadership roles, and oversee the same for other staff and volunteers
  • Formulate and administer an annual budget, as approved by the board
  • Responsible for all financial and accounting functions, including receivables, payables, payroll, voucher processes, reporting, audits, taxes, and insurance
  • Liaise with the national YWCA organization and all other public, private, and nonprofit entities on local and state levels
  • Identify and develop all corporate and community sources of funding necessary for the delivery of services and programs, and ensure that the appropriate amount of funding to run the organization’s services and programs is available at all times
  • Work with program leads to develop and grow programs and staff capacity (including number of staff and areas of expertise/specialization)
  • Partner with the board to ensure that strategic planning is conducted every three years and that operations and programs are aligned with the mission of the YWCA
  • Promote the organization’s mission and programs through proactive outreach to raise awareness on the part of the public and elected officials

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in a related field
  • 10-15 years’ experience in a nonprofit leadership role
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Working knowledge and familiarity with leading social media platforms
  • Established track record in fundraising for nonprofit organizations
  • Evidence of continuing education in nonprofit management
Application Due DateFriday, February 27, 2015
To ApplyInterested applicants should send a cover letter, including salary expectation, and resume to hr@ywcaaustin.org. A cover letter is required, and applications without cover letters will not be reviewed. A complete job description is available upon request. YWCA Greater Austin is an equal employment opportunity employer.
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Community Outreach Program Associate—Half-Time

Asian Family Support Services of Austin
Posted on Monday, January 19, 2015

Job DescriptionPosition 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 Community Outreach Program Associate will be responsible for increasing awareness of issues related to domestic violence, educating the Asian communities about available intervention and prevention services and collaborating with traditional service providers with the vision of changing societal norms and attitudes that would lead to ending domestic violence and other forms of oppression.  The Community Outreach Program Associate will report directly to the Community Outreach Program Manager.
 
The ideal candidate would be an empathetic individual with excellent listening and communication skills, who is actively engaged within their ethnic-specific community, who has strong understanding of Asian family and community dynamics, and is able to convey sensitive information in a culturally appropriate manner. They should also have an understanding of domestic violence and of immigrant issues.   Must be bilingual in English and another Asian language among the following languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, Hindi, Gujarati, or Bangla.
 
Essential Job Functions:
 
  • Develop tailored and culturally appropriate  presentations and outreach projects to  different Asian communities about domestic violence issues and available resources
  • Develop culturally specific curricula
  • Assess outreach material needs and develop and/or update brochures, handouts, and other educational material and coordinate their translation into Asian languages
  • Conduct awareness campaigns, such as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October
  • Build alliances with local ethnic businesses and organizations
  • Be the point person for the members of their specific ethnic community primarily for domestic violence related issues as well as other social service issues.
  • Build and maintain alliances and partnerships with social service providers
o   Participate in local coalitions and task forces
  • Work on collaborative projects with ally service providers
  • Attend agency meetings as required including staff meetings and weekly community education meetings
  • Maintain proper community outreach documents, statistics, forms, and other records in a timely manner.
  • Evaluate programs and report project data and progress statuses to the Community Outreach Program Manager
  • Coordinate the agency’s Language Access Advocates to conduct outreach projects.
  • Prepare and compile reports to the Community Outreach Program Manager on a regular basis
  • Adhere to agency protocols and policies
  • Perform other duties as required
 
 
Required knowledge, abilities, and skills:
 
  • Strong public speaking and facilitation skills
  • Strong knowledge of immigrant cultures, respect for all cultures, and ability to interact with diverse groups of people
  • Strong knowledge of issues related to domestic violence and immigrants
  • Event planning and project management skills
  • Organizational skills, problem solving skills, creativity, and flexibility
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks efficiently
o   Ability to maintain effective relationships with staff, volunteers, community organizations
o   Knowledge of gender-based violence issues and their impact on individuals and families
o   Bilingual in English and another Asian language among the following languages: Mandarin, Hindi, Gujarati, or Bangla
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software and the use of the Internet
  • Must have own transportation to travel frequently within the metropolitan area
  • Must be flexible to work nights and weekends
 
 
Education, Training, and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Policy, Marketing, Communication or Adult Education, or other closely related field
  • Experience in planning and coordinating events
  • Experience in nonprofit sector
 
Specifications:
 
  • This position is half-time
  • 20 hours per week, including evenings and weekend commitments
  • Salary range $15,000-16,000  plus health benefits and PTO
  • U.S. work permit required
 
Please send resumes to AFSSA at info@afssaustin.org  or to P.O. Box 14234, Austin, TX 78761.  For more information, visit www.afssaustin.orgNo phone inquiries.
 
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 to P.O. Box 14234, Austin, TX 78761. For more information, visit www.afssaustin.org. No phone inquiries.
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78752
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Director of Public Policy

TexProtects, The Texas Association for the Protection of Children
Posted on Monday, January 19, 2015

Job DescriptionClick here to view the full job description on the TexProtects website.

Job Title:  Director of Public Policy

Location:  Austin, TX      
Compensation:  Competitive
Time Commitment: Full-time Employee

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Join a successful advocacy non-profit with development of public policy for the Texas State Legislature. Work in partnership with Executive Director of Dallas-based TexProtects, the Texas Association for the Protection of Children. Facilitate development of public policy agenda by collaborating with TexProtects Public Policy members, Child Protection Roundtable and other statewide partners and educate decision makers on legislative agenda.
 
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
·      Implement TexProtects (TxP) legislative agenda:  Lead effort to pass legislation and secure budget requests in coordination with TexProtects leaders including CEO, COO and Lobbyist
·      Develop relationships with legislators and staff; Communicate policy issues to legislators and staff
·      Schedule meetings with legislators and staff in coordination with Lobbyist for meetings with TxP CEO and Board members
·      Prepare policy briefs on specific TexProtects legislative priorities in coordination with the TexProtects research team
·      Coordinate and manage Child Protection Roundtable monthly public policy  meetings and committee meetings
·      Package TxP legislative agenda and outcomes for presentations and mailings (power point/excel)
·      Organize testimony and/or testify on certain TxP bills/budget requests and related legislation in coordination with research specialists
·      Track all legislation that pertains to TxP issues
·      Prepare and send legislative action alerts to TxP constituents
·      Stay current on related legislative issues, political issues and news items
·      Collaborate with other advocacy organizations
·      Provide public policy and advocacy information for website and online communication
·      Create and summarize TxP statewide legislative priority survey and develop finalized TxP legislative agenda for committee and board approval
·      Summarize end-of-session passed legislation re: TxP issues and related
 
 
REQUIREMENTS: Experience and knowledge of the Texas Legislative process and Texas Legislature. Masters/Doctoral in Social Work, Political Science, Law, Early Child Development/Education, or related areas considered: B.S./B.A. minimum.  Must have basic experience in public policy development, MS Office and presentation skills.  Financial/Budget skills, experience in research, and persuasion skills a plus
 
Compensation/Benefits: Competitive and commensurate with experience, measurable success, passion, talent, skills, enthusiasm, dependability and commitment
Application Due DateSunday, May 31, 2015
To ApplySend resume, cover letter, at least two writing samples and references to: Madeline McClure, Executive Director, TexProtects, 2904 Floyd Street, Dallas 75204 or madeline@texprotects.org by May 31.
Physical AddressAustin, Texas
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Community Director, Central Texas

Emancipet
Posted on Monday, January 19, 2015

Job DescriptionWho We Are
Emancipet is on a mission to make spay/neuter services and preventive veterinary care affordable and accessible to every pet owner.  We do this by opening Spay/Neuter and Healthy Pet Clinics in underserved communities, training other organizations to increase their impact and sustainability, and advocating for policies that make veterinary care more affordable and accessible.
 
Where We Are
In the past 15 years we have safely spayed or neutered over 210,000 pets and served over 100,000 with preventive veterinary care, all at a low or no cost to their owners. In 2012 we launched a plan to grow by opening new clinics across the country and training other organizations. Part of that growth includes continued expansion in the Greater Austin/Central Texas area to meet the needs of our rapidly growing community. We are now hiring a Community Director for Central Texas to lead a strategic initiative to expand services while overseeing the successful operations of our Central Texas clinics and programs (which currently includes our flagship clinic in East Austin, a growing neighborhood clinic in Pflugerville, and a seven-county mobile program).
 
Who We Need
The Community Director is responsible for the implementation of Emancipet’s local goals in Central Texas, including ensuring the City’s animal shelter intake continues to decline, ensuring all local clinics meet our high quality standards, and protecting the unique Emancipet culture and high employee engagement levels. The Community Director will work collaboratively with the Emancipet national office to set and implement the strategic course, work plans, fundraising plans, and budget for Emancipet Central Texas.  Day-to-day, The Community Director supervises all branch managers and lead veterinarians in Central Texas clinics, as well as a small community staff and a volunteer Community Advisory Committee.
 
Ideal candidates for this position will have a Bachelor’s Degree and at least five years of experience in an Executive Director or other top leadership role in a non-profit environment, and a personal passion for our mission of serving animals and underserved pet owners. We also seek someone who has a proven track record leading organizations or large programs with budgets of $2 - $4 million, developing strong donor-centered relationships with major donors, creating strong working relationships with City officials and community partners, and using the practices of servant leadership to manage staff towards continuous improvement.
 
Is It You?
Maybe, if you meet the description above, and if:
  • You are entrepreneurial by nature and you love optimizing business strategies. Your first job was probably early, like around age six, maybe selling pet rocks or perhaps your services as a cat translator… either way, it was a surprisingly successful endeavor.
  • You are a dynamic and compelling communicator with the ability to move people to action whether you are in a meeting, writing a blog post, or giving a speech (even if its just to your pets at home, and the subject is “why we shouldn’t drink out of toilets” – they are moved!)
  • People come to you when they need to feel re-charged and re-energized. They love “plugging in” to your natural optimism, joy, and energy, and you love re-framing things for them.
To ApplySend a very descriptive letter & resume to COO Gretchen Nelson: gretchen.nelson@emancipet.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Registered Dental Assistant

AIDS Services of Austin
Posted on Sunday, January 18, 2015

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

AIDS Services of Austin
Posted on Sunday, January 18, 2015

Job DescriptionUnder the direct supervision of the Patient Services Coordinator, the Dental Clinic Receptionist/Front Desk Representative connects patients with necessary oral health services to meet their presenting needs at the Jack Sansing Dental Clinic. The receptionist coordinates all dental office daily operations to facilitate smooth operation of the clinic. Responsibilities include scheduling patient appointments, managing and archiving medical records, maintaining lobby and office area, maintaining accurate patient and performance reporting databases, and generating reports as requested. Working conditions involve close contact with people with HIV/AIDS with potential exposure to tuberculosis and other communicable diseases.
 
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:
  • Coordinate and manage dental services and referral services for patients and serve as a liaison between patients, clinic staff, and referral providers.
  • Schedule appointments and continuously maintain schedules for dentists and hygienists.
  • Make appointment reminder calls to patients one day prior to their appointments.
  • Gather medical, dental, demographic, and other pertinent information from patients to determine their eligibility for services and service coordination.
  • Perform follow-up activities necessary to complete patient records, including following up with primary care providers.
  • Identify, research, analyze, and correct problems with overdue/unpaid patient accounts, as applicable.
  • Reconcile cash, check, and credit card payments/receipts and prepare weekly deposits.
  • Work with dentists and other clinic staff to provide quality oral health care services.
  • Develop and implement dental record and clinic forms.
  • Prepare routine dental clinic correspondence.
  • Maintain strict patient confidentiality and security of patient records.
  • Comply with agency and oral health care program policies and procedures.
  • Participate in staff meetings and agency events, including the AIDS Walk, on an annual basis.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to manage multiple priorities at one time
  • Knowledge of community HIV/AIDS organizations and their general program services
  • Knowledge of dental equipment, dental conditions, oral health terminology, and other patient care needs
  • Knowledge of basic cash accounting and billing procedures
  • 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
  • Skill in establishing work priorities to ensure completion of essential tasks within a specified time frame
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with patients, clinic staff, community organizations, and vendor businesses
  • Skill in oral and written communication
  • Bilingual/bicultural (English and Spanish) skills helpful
  • Skill in operating office equipment, such as personal computer, calculator, copier, facsimile machine, and telephone system, and in using Microsoft OS, particularly Excel and Word
  • Ability to secure the dental office by using the alarm system
  • Skill in resolving problems or situations requiring the exercise of sound judgment
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Ability to work with individuals of diverse cultures, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities and/or expressions and with diverse community organizations and vendors
  • Ability to complete assignments per agreed-upon deadlines
  • Ability to perform routine walking, standing, bending, lifting, and stooping during the course of day
Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or GED required; associate degree in health, science, business, public administration, or related field preferred
  • Two (2) years of proven experience working in dental or medical practice preferred
  • Any combination of related education and experience equivalent to the above requirements
  • Experience in successfully working with communities of color 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 DateThursday, February 5, 2015
To ApplySubmit a cover letter, agency application (www.asaustin.org/about_careers), and resume by mail to ASA, HR Dept, P.O. Box 4874, Austin, TX 78765; by fax to 512-452-3299; or by e-mail to asa.hr@asaustin.org. Please include your name in the name of any files submitted by email. No phone calls, please.
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SQL Database & BI Administraotr/IT Liaison

Austin Theatre Alliance
Posted on Friday, January 16, 2015

Job DescriptionDowntown theatre complex and entertainment producer seeks experienced SQL and BI Developer. The Austin Theatre Alliance houses two established historic performing arts centers in Austin, Texas - the Paramount Theatre (1275 seats) and Stateside at the Paramount (305 seats).

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and provide analytical reports, lists and extraction sets as required by users, including custom reports, stored procedures and custom views using Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Server Reporting and Analysis Services, Business Intelligence Database Systems and other Tessitura system tools
  • Provide day-to-day support and maintenance with particular focus on Box Office, Development (fundraising), and Marketing functions
  • Assist and advise in data migration utilizing Tessitura's API
  • Act as liaison/in-house supplementary staff to current network & workstation IT support (outsourced), including administering local hands-on solutions, advising IT support on macro-level issues, and developing documentation on IT policy
  • Create and maintain documentation and Tessitura SOP's (standard operating procedures) for all users

Qualifications

 Technical skills

  • At least three years' experience in SQL database management/development
  • Working knowledge of SQL Server Reporting and Analysis Services (SSR/AS)
  • Experience in testing and Data Quality

 Personal skills 

  • Must have ability to complete tasks in a timely manner 
  • Take ownership of projects 
  • Positive, proactive attitude 
  • Work as part of a team with minimal supervision 
  • Ability to stay focused on tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments 

 Desired Experience

  • CRM database experience
  • Experience in a ticketing and/or arts environment strongly considered
  • Tessitura experience strongly considered
  • Working knowledge of REST & SOAP APIs
  • IT helpdesk experience or equivalent certification strongly considered
To ApplySend cover letter and resume to mjordan@austintheatre.org and CC ahilton@austintheatre.org. No calls please.
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Contract Event Coordinator

Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Diocesan Council
Posted on Friday, January 16, 2015

Start DateSunday, March 1, 2015
Job DescriptionSociety of St. Vincent de Paul – Diocesan Council of Austin
Request for Proposals
Special Events Coordinator 2015
January 14, 2015
RFP Deadline:  Friday, February 13    5:00 p.m.
 
ORGANIZATION:  The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is an independent, non-profit Catholic lay ministry providing direct aid and emergency assistance to Central Texans in need.  In FY 2014 we had a community impact of $10 million across Central Texas.  While we have 1150 volunteers representing 50 parishes directly helping 160,000 people each year, our staff includes only four executive office staff, including a highly experienced Executive Director and Development Director.

EVENT:  We are hosting other Society groups from across the four state South Central Region in late September 2015 for the Annual Regional Meeting, hereby abbreviated SCR meeting.  We are also hosting the renowned national speaker on poverty, Dr. Donna Beegle, from September 25 – October 4, 2015.  She will be the main presenter of the SCR meeting and will also present at multiple events throughout the week and weekends.
COORDINATOR:  We are seeking an experienced special events coordinator to work with our staff and volunteer committee to professionally execute the tasks and responsibilities listed in this RFP.   

PROPOSAL SUBMISSIONS:  on or before Friday, February 13 at 5:00 p.m.   Please submit one single packet of information, typed in sequential order as outlined below (proposal components).  Emails should include a single file attachment.  We will not open multiple attachments. 
Via email:  info@ssvdp.org
OR
Via snail mail:  P.O. Box 9070   Austin, TX  78766   (must be received by the deadline)
 
No phone calls.
No hand deliveries. 
PLEASE:  In order to protect our small staff, interested parties who call, email or visit the office in person for the purpose of communicating with staff or volunteers will have their names taken down, proposals rejected and not considered.
The Society reserves the right to accept or reject any submitted proposal.  Only complete applications will be considered.  We also reserve the right to ask for an in-person interview and presentation of candidates before a final selection is made.
 
While this RFP is comprehensive, it does not provide 100% of the event details as the determination of the final elements are a part of an organic process – one we hope our Event Coordinator will help form with us.  Thus, we need someone who is willing to be flexible, giving and professional to join us on this journey through to a successful end.

Important Dates:
Proposal submission deadline:  5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 13
Committee Decision by February 23
Award Letter Finalized and Executed by March 1
 
Summary:
Location:   Austin area hotel(s) (to be determined) and possibly some other non-profit agency and/or school locations for week-of presentations
Friday, September 25 – Sunday, October 4, 2015
SCR Annual Meeting:  Friday, September 25 – Monday, September 28, including Dr. Donna Beegle’s Poverty Institute, Coaching Institute and parallel workshops and tours for those not attending the institutes
Dr. Donna Beegle Presentations Tuesday, September 29 – Friday, October 2
Dr. Donna Beegle Poverty Institute Friday, October 2 – Sunday, October 4
 
Tasks will need to include:
•       Create and manage the overall, detailed timelines for the 9 month planning process and the 10 day event.

•       Work with agency leadership to create job descriptions and expectations so a committee can be appropriately recruited and seated by agency leadership.  Create overall organizational chart, job descriptions for committees, volunteers and staff.
 
•       Provide regular and consistent management of the Event Committee, including organizing, attending and facilitating regular monthly planning meetings, general oversight and supervision, and provide troubleshooting for the entirety of the contract.  Help identify key staff and board leads for various aspects of the event.
 
•       Attend any and all relevant planning conference calls, meetings, site tours, walk-throughs.

•       Review all contracts for venue, caterers, rentals, etc. prior to SVDP’s signature, as negotiated by SVDP staff and event committee.

•       Create the partner levels, materials and list of collaborative partner prospects to approach. Ensure that the committee members, Board of Directors and SVDP staff are actively approaching prospects. Event Coordinator will do any necessary follow up with partner prospects including committee support and invoicing and tracking payment receipt. 

•       Review work of the Society’s graphic designer to modify existing save-the-date, facilitate the creation of invitations and other necessary materials.

•       Event Coordinator will be available to answer budget questions specifically related to best practices and provide overall advice on financial expenditures and revenue streams.  Staff is responsible for tracking income and expenses and providing all with a final end-of-event actuals report.

•       Oversee Event Committee with regard to all food, décor, hotel management, A/V and other important event decisions. Event Coordinator will be the lead on budget oversight to stay within the approved budget.
 
•       For those SCR meeting attendees not wishing to attend some or all of the Beegle Institutes, Event Coordinator will assist the Event Committee in determining flow of parallel workshops and Austin tours for the first 4 days.
 
•       Event Coordinator will be the main point of contact for guests and manage the overall guest and registration lists, hotel rooms and meal lists/counts.  Event Coordinator will set up on-site check in, provide brief training to volunteers, and be available during peak check-in times to assist with issues.
 
•       Event Coordinator will provide weekly updates to Executive Director.
 
•       Provide point of contact support to Donna Beegle during her travel, transportation and presentations.   Coordinate with her staff regarding any specific room, transportation or dietary requirements; secure and confirm travel plans.
 
•       Event Coordinator will provide week-of/day-of support for this event and run all important event tasks. Event Coordinator will work with the Event Committee and SVDP staff to appropriately place staff and volunteers in all areas of the events.
 
•       Provide 10 hours of on-site support for troubleshooting, logistics, overall coordination and point-of-contact coordination for each of the core event days.  Ensure SVDP staff covers any gaps.
 
•       Event Coordinator will arrange a post-event wrap up and de-brief with SVDP Staff and the Event Committee.
 
•      Event Coordinator will provide overall project management including deliverables, timelines, task lists and facilitation.  The Event Coordinator will provide ample communication and consistent guidance throughout the project.



Through the full management scenario, we estimate approximately 330-360 hours:
·         20 hours for March
·         30 hours a month for April and May
·         15 hours a month for June and July
·         50 hours a month for August and September
·         120 hours immediately prior and through the events
·         10 hours in wrap up including written recommendations and conversion of all documents, files, templates, timelines and task lists for future use by the Society.
 
 
By Month:
·         Start March 1
·         Do everything we can planning and executing in March, April and May
·         Hold down the fort in June and July
·         Ramp Back up in early August
·         Push to the event September
·         Execute 10 days of events
·         Wrap up October
 
Applicants can be assured billable hours will not exceed 380 hours due to Society demands or due to significant changes in scope.  We will evaluate the entire project with the event coordinator at the end of May (80 hour point) and at the beginning of September (160 hour point), adjusting as needed to stay within the hours as generally outlined.  That said, we need someone who is willing and able to be flexible, adaptable and a creative thinker.  We have a tight budget for this huge endeavor and need someone who can help us manage expectations within the confines of financial restraint.
 
Proposal Components:
Submitted proposals will be evaluated on a weighted scale of the following criteria.  To ensure the best consideration, applicants should include ample details on all aspects where applicable. If listing individual professionals, please list the lead coordinator and up to 3 support staff who will work on this project – clarifying the experience of each individually.  Please use our numbering system in your proposal.
1.    Number of years in the event planning and/or related non-profit industry as a paid professional individual and/or consulting firm. 
2.    Number of years of performing event planning services in Austin, Texas and/or Central Texas.  Number of events planned as a paid staff person or consultant (please clarify) since 2005.
3.    Add any events chaired or led by you in a volunteer/unpaid role where you played a significant role.  Please describe.
4.    Statement and overall clarification that the tasks and responsibilities listed in the RFP are doable, achievable and able to be professionally executed by you (and yours).
5.    Descriptive list/case studies of up to 10 similar large scale conferences and non-profit events coordinated in the last 5 years.  Please include dates, locations, number of guests, client/agency and event purpose.  Also include your specific role per event and any successes achieved and challenges overcome.
6.    Names and professional biographies of proposed event coordinator and support staff who will accomplish any or all tasks related to our project. 
7.    If you proposal includes more than one person, please describe your team constellation and proposed division of labor/responsibilities.
8.    Three current references of non-profit (preferred) or corporate clients the lead event coordinator has successfully worked with/for in an event planning role.  Include contact name and full contact information.  Include an additional reference for each support person having more than 15% (estimated) responsibility for the contract deliverables and tasks.
9.    Estimate of total project cost (professional fee), related hourly rate, and your language about achieving deliverables and policies about time overruns. Outline any additional anticipated direct expenses paid directly to you that we may incur as a part of our engagement with you and/or your firm.  Please include a proposed payment schedule for your fee.
10.  Inclusion and your explanation of any contract termination clause, confidentiality and/or indemnification.
11.  Please explain any (legal) discounted or creative pricing structure or other financial incentives you would be able to offer to the Society and/or other involved parties.
12.  Response to:  What differentiates you from your competitors?   Wow us.
 
Application Due DateFriday, February 13, 2015
To ApplySubmit RFP using the outline above.
Physical Address7801 N. Lamar Blvd.
Suite D - 101
Austin, TX 78752
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SOAR Coordinator

The Caring Place
Posted on Friday, January 16, 2015

Job DescriptionThe Caring Place is a local, community-based nonprofit organization that has assisted families with basic human needs in Georgetown and Northern Williamson County, Texas for over 29 years. The Caring Place is a dynamic, progressive and financially stable organization, with a strong community image and a broad base of constituents, stakeholders, donors, community partners and volunteers.

The Caring Place has an immediate opening for a SOAR Coordinator responsible for continued development and management of the SOAR (Success through Opportunities And Resources) program. This program is offered by The Caring Place to assist individuals and families in improving their overall quality of life and financial stability. The SOAR Coordinator is responsible for oversight of the mentoring services provided to participant families and individuals. The SOAR program focuses on people's abilities and strengths, and participants making progress toward overcoming barriers and achieving their economic goals. This position also identifies unmet community needs related to self-sufficiency programs and services, and proposes new programs and services to meet those needs. The SOAR Coordinator networks with other agencies to provide unduplicated self-sufficiency services, while keeping current on trends in self-sufficiency and related programs and services.

This position is an exciting opportunity for a leader with strong organizational skills and the ability to demonstrate exceptional development and management of the SOAR program. The successful candidate will be creative, flexible, and decisive; sensitive to the needs of a diverse stakeholder population. The candidate must be able to manage multiple, complex, multi-faceted responsibilities simultaneously, manage resources to achieve the SOAR program's goals, and maintain integrity of The Caring Place brand image within the community.

The preferred candidate will have a BS/BA degree in social services, human services, or related field. A minimum of 2 years of professional work experience in program management and a minimum of 2 years of experience in social services required. The candidate will demonstrate excellent oral and written communication abilities, computer and social services skills, and understanding of outcome measures, as well as demonstrating  competency in program management.

Application Due DateMonday, February 2, 2015
To ApplyPlease forward your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to jobs@caringplacetx.org by Monday, February 2, 2015. No phone calls, please. The Caring Place is an equal opportunity employer.
Physical Address2000 Railroad Avenue
Georgetown, TX 78626
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Direct Care Specialist I

Lutheran Social Services of the South
Posted on Friday, January 16, 2015

Job Description
Overview:
Lutheran Social Services of the South, Inc. (LSS), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is committed to serving people in need, including children, seniors, the financially challenged, and disaster response in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. LSS is the largest provider of children’s residential care in Texas and currently serves more than 26,000 individuals annually. LSS oversees more than 337 foster homes through our Foster In Texas (FIT) program and operates Lutheran Adoption Services of Texas (LAST), three children’s residential facilities in Texas, and charter schools on three campuses. LSS also provides services for seniors in five senior retirement communities as well as critical assistance and emergency response to those impacted by financial hardship and natural disasters.

General Description:
The Direct Care Specialist I's primary responsibility is to provide a safe, structured, therapeutic environment that meets the needs of the residents while maintaining professional and acceptable boundaries at all times. The RC I supports the therapeutic milieu, supervises residents and sets appropriate behavioral limits, plans and implements activities and other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:
•Support the therapeutic milieu.
•Attend weekly team meetings.
•Supervise residents and set appropriate behavioral limits.
•Plan and implement social and recreational activities along with immediate supervisor.
•Provide input into development of treatment plans as appropriate.
•Utilize positive child management techniques including verbal redirection, de-escalations and containment.
•Participate in group therapy sessions for residents, as necessary.
•Teach constructive behavior and communications skills.
•Teach realistic problem-solving behaviors.
•Assist residents with homework assignments, when necessary.
•Teach good personal hygiene skills.
•Transport residents to all appointments and activities and document as needed.
•Reinforce positive behavior by providing healthy, positive incentives for residents.
•Maintain appropriate boundaries with residents at all times.
•Be a positive role model for residents.
•Provide a healthy living unit environment.
•Maintain an orderly living area.
•Plan and follow through with resident activities and document.
•Assist in orientation of new residents. •Driving required. Additional Functions: •Perform other duties as directed.

Additional Functions:
•Perform other duties as directed.


Qualifications:

•High school diploma or GED required, as per state licensing regulations.
•Bachelors degree in Human Services or related field desired, or equivalent number of years of employment following high school diploma or GED.
•Child care experience preferred.
•Possess maturity, sense of confidence and emotional stability.
•Ability to set and enforce behavioral limits.
•Good communication skills.
•Ability to work collaboratively with other staff members, service providers and professionals.
•Capacity to maintain a helping role and to intervene appropriately in order to meet service goals.
•Value a nurturing family as the ideal environment for a person.
•Demonstrate a commitment to empowering others to solve their own problems.
•Demonstrate a conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change.
•Ability to function independently and in a team setting.
•Ability to accomplish multiple tasks during shift of duty requiring stooping,
•bending, and lifting.
•Ability to lift 120 pounds safely with assistance.
•Ability to safely accomplish, with or without assistance, physically and emotionally demanding containment of a resident, when necessary, using proper techniques.
•Possess a valid drivers license and have an excellent driving record.
To ApplyPlease visit our careers page to apply https://careers-lsss.icims.com/jobs.
Physical Address650 Scarborough Rd.
Canyon Lake, TX 78133
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Marketing and Events Coordinator

Catholic Charities of Central Texas
Posted on Thursday, January 15, 2015

Start DateThursday, January 15, 2015
Job DescriptionMinisterial Character

Catholic Charities is a religious organization founded by the Catholic Diocese of Austin to provide direct social services to those in need. It is related to but separate from the diocese. Catholic Charities helps the Bishop of Austin fulfill Christ's mission in Central Texas. Some positions employed in Catholic Charities of Central Texas help to extend the ministry of the Catholic Church in particular ways as outlined in the job description. Therefore, the Catholic Charities of Central Texas employee in this position is related to and assists the Catholic Church in the performance of its ministry and thereby engages in ministry for the church.

Job Summary:
The Marketing and Events Coordinator is responsible to design and implement an organizational wide marketing plan, maintain the publications calendar, plan and manage events and press conferences, and serve as a public face for the agency in the community. The position is formally supervised by the Director of Advancement and has wide latitude for the use of independent judgment and initiative.

Essential Duties:
• Responsible for the development of an agency wide marketing plan that includes a theme that ties to our overall strategy map, communication strategies, and tactics. Responsible for execution of the plan and all marketing materials.
• Responsible for the brand of Catholic Charities of Central Texas and establishing brand recognition and meaning for the organization.
• Manage the department publication timeline and content for one Annual Report and PowerPoint, three newsletters, three sets invites/programs/signage for fundraisers, direct mail campaigns, and more.
• Manage vendor relations associated with marketing materials and event planning.
• Plan and execute community events, press conferences, and fundraising events including all the event management logistics such as location, invites, press releases, setup, food, and day-of program management.
• Manage and update the agency website and social media sites on an ongoing basis.
• Oversee agency photo database and take pictures to increase quality photography
• Serve as an external spokesperson for the agency.
• Secure all editorial calendars and manage PR pitching/events calendar
• Proactively manage all media relations including press log, marketing material check-outs, update press kit and materials annually and serve as inter-agency liaison to manage individual program public relations needs.
• Participate as an active team member of Catholic Charities.
• Maintain a work schedule that maximizes availability to staff and customers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of web site and social media management.
• Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
• Skill in photography.
• Skill in graphic design.
• Skill in writing: web copy, newsletters, e-newsletters, social media content, brochure/collateral material copy, proposals, speeches, etc.
• Skill in developing interpersonal relationships to foster long term partnerships.
• Skill in oral presentation.
• Ability to communicate ideas through graphic design.
• Ability to process changes with short notice.
• Ability to work effectively with diverse populations, including low-income persons and other disadvantaged persons.
• Ability to conformably work in a faith-based environment.
• Ability to operate various word processing software, spreadsheets, and database programs.
• Ability to organize, prioritize, and utilize effective time management techniques to meet deadlines.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
• Ability to follow instructions furnished in verbal or written format.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Trainings:
• Bachelor's degree in Communications, English/Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, Graphic Design or related field of study from an accredited American college or university or equivalent in a foreign country.
Experience:
• Three (3) years of full time wage earning directly related work experience.
Licenses/Certifications/Credentials:
• A portfolio of graphic design work available if requested.
• Valid Texas driver's license.
• Must be certified in Diocese of Austin EIM within 60 days of employment, and maintain certification throughout the employment period.



For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://ccctx.applicantpro.com/jobs/181013-48167.html    
Application Due DateSunday, February 15, 2015
To ApplyFor more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://ccctx.applicantpro.com/jobs/181013-48167.html
Physical AddressAustin, Texas 73301
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WIA Career Coach - Waco

Communities In Schools of the Heart of Texas
Posted on Thursday, January 15, 2015

Start DateMonday, February 2, 2015
Job DescriptionCommunities In Schools is the leading dropout prevention program in the country that works with students who are at risk of dropping out of school and getting those students the resources they need to realize their dreams and achieve in life.  The Workforce Initiative Program through the Heart of Texas chapter specifically targets high school students and young adults who have already dropped out of school and assists them in obtaining their diploma or GED.

This position will be responsible for overseeing the daily operation and intensive case management of the Workforce Initiative Youth Program.  This position will serve existing secondary and post-secondary youth as well as recruiting a new caseload consisting of clients interested in seeking employment and training services.  This position will serve in McLennan County three days per week and Hill/Bosque Counties two days per week.

Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or equivalent required.  At least one year of experience in case management services and familiarity with processing software programs a must.  Must complete and clear a criminal background check.
Application Due DateFriday, January 30, 2015
To ApplySubmit cover letter and resume to 1001 Washington Avenue, Waco, TX 76701. More information, as well as an application, can be found on our website: www.cis-hot.org
Physical Address1001 Washington Avenue
Waco, TX 76701
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Publications & Design Coordinator

The Contemporary Austin
Posted on Thursday, January 15, 2015

Job DescriptionThe Contemporary Austin seeks to hire a Publications & Design Coordinator (30 hours/week) to oversee all processes for the museum's printed materials, including brochures, wall texts, educational guides, exhibitions materials, and event needs. This  position is eligible for benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as 401(k) match.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Manage internal publications calendars for content, design, print, and delivery deadlines
  • Coordinate with museum departments and serve as point person for all information pertaining to production
  • Communicate with outside designers, printers, editors, and appropriate staff to collect necessary materials, meet deadlines, approve proofs, and receive deliveries
 
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Creative Writing, Design or related field
  • 2-3 years relevant experience preferred
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Familiarity with Adobe suite or Photoshop preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to set and meet deadlines
  • High proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point
  • Strong work ethic; positive attitude
  • Team player
 
To ApplyHow to Apply: Email the following materials to hr@thecontemporaryaustin.org (subject line: Publications & Design Coordinator) in Word or PDF format. No phone calls please. •Cover letter •Resume •3 professional references (email and phone contact) •Salary requirements
Physical Address3809 W. 35th St.
Austin, TX 78703
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Bilingual human Resources Associate

KIPP Austin Public Schools
Posted on Thursday, January 15, 2015

Job DescriptionPOSITION OVERVIEW: The Human Resources Associate assists the HR Department, under the direction of the HR Manager, by supporting and maintaining effective HR systems while providing outstanding customer service to leaders and staff in our schools and central office.  

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:
  • Associates Degree or equivalent
  • 1 year of administrative experience, preferably supporting manager, senior manager, or executive level
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish
Preferred:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1 year of professional HR experience, including knowledge of employee benefits and onboarding
  • 1 year of experience working with an HRIS system to include data entry, personnel transaction changes, troubleshooting issues, and running reports
  • Experience with ADP and the Google suite of products
  • Experience in non-profit setting or K-12 education
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Benefits, Compensation & Payroll:
  • Ensure all employee enrollments are completed accurately and on time
  • Promptly and accurately respond to benefit questions from staff
  • Reconcile benefit bills
  • Process employee compensation information and coordinate with the Finance Department
  • Assist with the administration of retirement programs
Employee Onboarding and Exits
  • Process pre-employment paperwork and verifications
  • Communicate with new hires and hiring managers on next steps in onboarding process
  • Conduct new employee onboarding meetings
  • Assist with coordination of the employee exit process
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
  • Maintain confidential electronic and paper personnel files
  • Enter all data accurately in HRIS system
Miscellaneous
  • Process incoming HR mail and distribute to appropriate team members
  • Answer main HR phone line and respond to inquiries
  • Special projects as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned 
 
 
POSITION DETAILS:
Status:                    Full-Time
FLSA:                      Non-Exempt
Location:               Campuses in South and East Austin.  Currently, the position is primarily located at the South Location.  As of mid/late 2015, position will be primarily located at the East Location.  Flexibility to travel to each location required.

East Location:       8509 FM 969, Austin, TX 78724
South Location:    5107 I-35 South, Austin, TX 78744



Salary is commensurate with experience, education, and expertise. A competitive benefits package is also offered.



ABOUT KIPP AUSTIN PUBLIC SCHOOLS: KIPP Austin Public Schools is a network of free, public, open enrollment schools for low‐income and historically underserved students in Austin, Texas. Since 2002, KIPP Austin has empowered underserved students to strengthen the academic skills, intellectual habits, and character traits necessary to thrive in, and graduate from, four‐year colleges and universities, giving them the freedom to shape their futures and positively affect their communities. 

  
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 ApplyVisit www.kippaustin.org for more information, or apply directly to this posting at http://kippcareers.force.com/JobDetail?id=a0Xd0000005N9A2
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Afterschool Teacher (Crew Leader)

Side by Side Kids
Posted on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Start DateMonday, February 2, 2015
Job DescriptionEducation Level: High School Diploma/GED or higher
Work Site: J.J. Pickle/T.A. Brown Elementary Schools, Austin, TX
Hourly Rate: $10/hr
 
Summary: The Side by Side Kids afterschool program empowers elementary-aged students through recreation, tutoring and academics, and a daily faith-based character study. Side by Side Kids is currently looking for crew leaders (afterschool teachers) that are high-energy, intentional individuals. $10/hour, 7-16 hours a week.
 
Responsibilities: Crew Leaders manage an afterschool classroom of 10 elementary-aged students. Must be able to work at least two days a week – Monday/Wednesday, Tuesday/Thursday or Monday through Thursday during the hours of 2:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Applicants must be available to work at least one school semester.
 
Requirements: Applicants should have graduated from high school or have acquired a GED. Applicants are not required to have an education background, but should come ready-to-learn about managing a classroom, teaching and mentoring elementary-aged kids, and being open to direction. Applicants should be passionate about working with children, intuitive about the needs of others, and ready for a challenge. Preference is given to applicants with experience working with kids and to those proficient in the Spanish language, though not mandatory.
 
Additional attributes SBSK looks for:
· Creative and quick-thinking
· Community-minded
· Friendly and energetic
· Enjoys interacting, mentoring, playing with and teaching youth
· Dedicated and hard-working
 
Start Date: Austin Independent School District fall and spring semesters
 
Note: Side by Side Kids, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
To ApplySubmit a cover letter detailing your interest in the position, applicable assets in working with youth and families, and your resume to: celia@sidebysidekids.org. Contact Information: Celia Lugo, Afterschool Program Director, celia@sidebysidekids.org, (512) 387-1259, www.sidebysidekids.org.
Physical Address500 East St. Johns Ave.
Suite 2.800
Austin, TX 78752
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Senior Campaign Manager

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Posted on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Job DescriptionPosition Classification: Exempt 

Basic Function:  Responsible for managing and implementing the School & Youth Programs Campaign for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) within the Texas Gulf Chapter.

Work Direction: Works under the supervision, direction and training of the Executive Director or assigned staff to accomplish assigned duties and responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Oversees the development of a comprehensive Plan of Operations for the School & Youth Campaign to meet and/or exceed revenue goals. This would include strategic planning, budgeting, logistics, timeline development, volunteer recruitment, marketing and implementation activities for each event.
  • Develop fundraising implementation plans for all S&Y program components, including a program timeline, recruitment plan, budget, and communication plan & school visit logistics.
  • Secure and conduct school visits (e.g. one-on-one and student group planning meetings, kick-off assemblies, drop by visits) within chapter area. Extensive local travel required January through March and light local travel in the fall and late spring.
  • Oversee and actively participate in school recruitment, taking primary responsibility for spring recruitment efforts and recruiting past-participating schools
  • Oversee hiring, training, coaching and management of up to 10 S&Y temporary staff who are hired to recruit schools for the S&Y Programs
  • Develop, cultivate and steward relationships with schools, administrators and volunteers.
  • Oversee and participate in ongoing communication efforts and relationship building with schools through in-person visits, phone calls and emails to increase fundraising averages and encourage annual participation
  • Coordinate and maintain S&Y campaign correspondence, financial records and statistical reports and facilitate campaign records, evaluations and reports.
  • Develop S&Y incentive structure and oversee implementation for top fundraising schools (e.g., banners, trophies)
  • Maintain partnerships with existing sponsors/supporters and identify and secure new relationships
·        Assist, as assigned, in the development and implementation of other chapter activities.
·        Maintain a working knowledge of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society mission and its programs to address them.
·        Perform other related duties as assigned.


Position Requirements:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 4-6 years of fundraising, communications, sales, marketing, or event planning experience
  • Managerial experience is preferred
  • At least one year of supervisory experience. Able to supervise groups of employees and volunteers
  • Highly organized and professional demeanor
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and committed to excellence
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to deliver effective presentations to (K-12th grade) students and school educators
  • Capable of balancing multiple priorities effectively and independently
  • High degree of organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to develop and leverage new and existing relationships
  • Strong word processing and database management skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to analyze data, create report metrics and deliver strategic plans
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Must hold a valid driver's license and have access to a car
  • Must be willing to work early mornings, as well as some nights and weekends and travel throughout the chapter's region
  • Extensive local, chapter-wide travel is required, especially January through March; must be willing to attend and facilitate school visits
  • May be required to move campaign materials weighing up to 15 pounds for various events
  • Relationship driven
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
Application Due DateFriday, January 30, 2015
To ApplyApplications must be received on or before January 30, 2015. Please submit a cover letter with salary requirement and resume to Melissa McKenzie at Recruiting_RCD@lls.org, Subject: Texas Gulf School & Youth Senior Campaign Manager. EOE
Physical Address1218 Arion Parkway
Suite 102
San Antonio, TX 78216
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Data Entry Specialist - Waco

Communities In Schools of the Heart of Texas
Posted on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Start DateMonday, January 26, 2015
Job DescriptionCommunities In Schools is the largest dropout prevention program in the country.  Come work for the Heart of Texas Chapter in Waco that supports and surrounds students allowing them to realize their potential and achieve in life.

Under the direction of the MIS Coordinator, the data entry specialist will provide data entry support for the CIS program, monitor and complete remote data entry in a timely manner, support field staff with use of the online database, resolve issues that arise in the database and assist in organizing data for research and evaluation purposes.

Annual salary is $25,000 with benefits including employer-sponsored health and life insurance, additional insurance available, vacation, sick and personal leave, as well as a generous retirement plan.

Application Due DateFriday, January 23, 2015
To ApplySend cover letter and resume to hr@cis-hot.org. An application can be downloaded from our website: www.cis-hot.org.
Physical Address1001 Washington Avenue
Waco, TX 76701
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Major Gifts Manager

The Salvation Army- Austin
Posted on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Start DateMonday, February 2, 2015
Job DescriptionJob Summary:
 
Plans, develops and manages the Major Gifts Department within the Development Department; oversees and/or coordinates major funding particularly from individuals within the command; provides oversight and/or coordination and preparation of proposals for all requests for major individual funding appropriate to The Salvation Army, seeking out new funding opportunities for Army programs around the command; works directly with the Director of Development and team to develop comprehensive development plans that include the cultivation of major gift resources, multi-year commitment funds and other strategic support in order to generate revenue to support the Area Command
 
Essential Functions:
                        
This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position.  The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.
 
Cultivation, Solicitation, and Stewardship of Donors (60%)
 
Identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards major gift prospects, using moves management concepts and tools.
 
Prepares solicitation materials for individual prospects and as needed for corporate and/or foundation prospects; accompanies Advisory Board members, Volunteers, Area Commander, and Director of Development as needed in support of visits with prospects for the command; updates and maintains contact reports on a timely basis.
 
Maintains an effective working relationship with the Planned Giving Fund-Raising Staff by referring leads and sharing information that may enhance the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the area command fundraising efforts.
 
Serves as a resource for donors or staff members regarding donor giving, including handling special projects relating to gifts and stewardship, such as special correspondence, historical fund reports, testimonials, or other donor relations pieces.
 
Leads the coordination of major donor recognition programs for the area command.
 
Coordinates with assigned staff the fundraising and donor recognition efforts; ensures the recognition efforts effectively enhance donor relationships.
 
Attends national fund raising conferences and training sessions; reviews and studies various fund-raising periodicals and other related publications; maintains an up-to-date knowledge and awareness of fund raising practices and legislation in relation to fund raising and taxation.
 
Provides assistance in the supervision in the follow-up phase of capital campaigns including those directed by outside counsel.
 
Ensures all capital campaign files are complete with all appropriate reports filed with THQ in a timely manner.
 
Participates in Major Gift and Resource Development seminars for the Division.
 
Attends meetings and other community involvements as assigned, which are pertinent to the promotion and support of The Salvation Army and enhancing its development programs and projects; performs public speaking to promote awareness and support of Salvation Army programs.
 
Participates in continuing education opportunities, conferences and seminars to enhance professional growth and encourages/supports continuing education of staff.
 
Strategic Planning and Evaluation Responsibilities (30%)
 
Plans, develops, coordinates and evaluates an aggressive Major Gifts Program for the Area Command. 
 
Assists in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating a variety of resource development strategies as part of the major gifts development team in order to achieve short-range and long-range goals of the department and the Area Command.
 
Project Management Responsibilities (5%)
 
Develops and directs or assists in additional fund raising projects as requested by the Area Commander or Director of Development; cooperates in all areas of mutual assistance as requested by or through the Director of Development.
 
Liaison Responsibilities (5%)
 
Acts as liaison to prospects, donors, and external contacts; develops relationships with the local and broader community to enhance support of operations for which this position is responsible.
 
Other Responsibilities:
Performs other duties as assigned.
 
Materials and Equipment:
Personal Computer                                General Office Equipment
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel and business management, team building and supervision.
 
Knowledge of effective and efficient methods for organizing and maintaining records and ability to perform the same.
 
Knowledge of the principles and practices of fund-raising management.
 
Knowledge of the principles and practices of major gifts administration
 
Knowledge of local, state and federal laws governing fund-raising and taxation.
 
Ability to plan, develop and coordinate programs, meetings and special events related to public relations and fundraising.
 
Ability to plan, develop, implement and evaluate a variety of major gifts fund-raising strategies in order to determine their effectiveness in achieving short and long-range goals.
 
Ability to develop and administer a fund-raising budget.
 
Ability to maintain the security and accountability of donated funds and/or assets.
 
Ability to provide leadership to peers and subordinate development and fund-raising staff.
 
Ability to supervise, lead, motivate, monitor and evaluate employees.
 
Ability to prepare and maintain reports in an accurate, complete and timely manner.
 
Ability to work independently and with limited supervision.
 
Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with Salvation Army officers, employees, member of advisory organizations and the community.
 
Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
 
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, marketing, communication, or related field,
 
or
 
Five years related work experience in fundraising, with two years in major gifts, with one year in supervisory role preferred,
 
or
 
Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
 
Certifications:
Valid State Driver’s License
CFRE (preferred)
 
Physical Requirements:
Ability to meet attendance requirements.
Ability to read, write and communicate the English language effectively.
Ability to speak before small and large groups of people.
Ability to drive a Salvation Army vehicle or personal vehicle to travel to various locations in order to participate in public meetings, conferences, etc.
Ability to work under the pressure of deadlines and time constraints.
Ability and willingness to conduct all duties in accordance with the ministry of the organization and its Christian principles; conducts all communications and job duties with the highest level of professionalism and donor care.
Duties are usually performed seated.  Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.
Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) frequently.
Working Conditions:
Work may be performed in an office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt and the like but not limited to the office environment. 
 
Application Due DateFriday, January 23, 2015
To ApplyPlease send Resume and Cover Letter to Jamille_Ruebsahm@uss.salvationarmy.org
Physical Address10711 Burnet Rd
Suite 231
Austin, TX 10711
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HR Generalist

Foundation Communities
Posted on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Job DescriptionFoundation Communities is seeking an experienced HR Generalist to fill a full-time temporary position in the HR Dept of a growing nonprofit organization.  We provide affordable housing plus support services to individuals and families in Austin and North Dallas. (This position may become permanent at a later date pending funding.) Primary duty is staffing function and ensuring compliance with federal contract regulations. This includes onboarding new employees, with heavy seasonal hiring. In addition, this position is responsible for benefits administration and assisting with ACA regulations and reporting. Other varied HR duties as assigned, such as HR audits, event planning, wellness program etc.   HR Generalist will build solid relationships with managers & supervisors and deliver excellent customer service to our employees.
Qualified applicants will have:
  • Minimum 2 years HR experience (not staffing agency), with emphasis on recruitment & hiring, plus benefits administration
  • Bachelors degree required
  • Working knowledge of employment law including Title VII,  FLSA, EEOC/EO 11246 & OFCCP, & benefits administration, including Cobra, Hipaa and ACA
  • Experience using HRIS to maintain employee data
  • Experience with applicant tracking and EEO1 reports preferred
  • Organized, excellent communication skills and strong commitment to confidentiality
FOUNDATION COMMUNITIES is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
To ApplySend resume and cover letter to resumes@foundcom.org No phone calls, please.
Physical Address3036 South First Street
Austin, TX 78704
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Director of Finance Administration

Common Threads
Posted on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Start DateWednesday, January 14, 2015
Job DescriptionCommon Threads (CT) is currently seeking a qualified Director of Finance & Administration to manage all financial, budget and audit matters as well as HR and office management.  
Common Threads is a national nonprofit organization that is committed to educating communities about healthy food choices through the power of cooking. For 10 years, we have been teaching school-based nutrition and health education programs to under-served communities.  We believe that food defines the quality of a person’s life and we continue building the capacity of our organization to expand beyond our five demonstration markets to increase the number of kids cooking healthy.
 
 
Position Overview
 
 
Common Threads is seeking a Director of Finance & Administration to manage financial information, manage human resources and office operations functions.  The ideal candidate would possess a strong desire to build a career in a thriving national non-profit organization and contribute to CT's goals and objectives, as well as demonstrate our core values and align with our mission.   
 
On the finance side, this position plays a central role in the development, maintenance, direction and oversight of CT’s finance and accounting activities. She/he has the responsibility for maintaining the general ledger, cash receipts/disbursements, cash management, preparation of grant and contract financial reports, month end close including reporting and audit schedules. 
 
On the administration side, this position provides timely information adding value to the decision making process, and ensure ancillary support services needed to facilitate a productive work environment.  We are looking for an expert in QuickBooks to prepare monthly financial reports (A/R, A/P, Budget updates, reconciliation).  This is a full time exempt position, reporting to the CEO and works collaboratively with staff and key board members.
 
This position is supported by EAB Solutions, Paychex payroll processing services and will have bookkeeping support. 
 
Scope of Responsibilities
Finance
  • Participates with the CEO and Leadership Team to ensure that the agency’s mission and objectives are attained through sound fiscal management
  • Coordinates activities and serves as staff to the Finance Committee of the Board
  • Coordinates all financial activities including annual audit, budget development and compliance, cash management, debt financing and internal controls systems through delegation of duties to ensure proper checks and balances with support of EAB Solutions/book-keeper, and Paychex processing support
  • Responsible for planning and development of the accounting systems and financial statement presentations:
    • Responsible for the oversight of all functions of the Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable, Payroll, and Billing Coordinator functions
    • Maximizes cash utilization.  Makes timely payments of debts.  Works with the Board Finance Committee to develop investment strategies to meet revenue goals.  Develops cash flow projections.   Manages banking relations, negotiates rates, and secures financing for any capital projects
    • Provides accurate and timely financial information to senior management.  Oversees current status on cash, receivables, account receivables and year-to-date contributions.   Prepares financial statements, income, expense and balance sheets.  Compares budget with variance analysis and recommends corrective action.  Manages gathering of expense information needed to prepare annual budget
    • Processes bi-weekly payroll, accurately accounting for all employee expenses and accurate recording into the General Ledger
    • Works with Senior Management to manage the financial aspects of personnel including but not limited to salary, insurance, pension and other monetary benefits
    • Works with the Development team to facilitate weekly cash receipts and check logs.  Conducts monthly reconciliations with the Development team to ensure up-to-date and accurate information in the Raiser’s Edge/Compass 360 database system
    • Provides development staff with financial reporting for grant proposals and reports
  • Supports the entire national organization through understanding and payment of facilities including but not limited to rent and utility payments.
  • Administers insurance programs and retirement plan.
  • Maintains awareness and compliance to federal, state and city agencies.
  • Adheres to foundations’ submission deadlines for annual report, one-page financial statement, contribution receipts and program insurance.
  • Complies with legal filings for IRS 990, W2's, 1099's and other state and city documents. Schedules and coordinates annual audit by CPA firm
 
Human Resources
  • Work with Senior Management to manage personnel matters, including, but not limited to:  employee relations, recruitment, legal compliance, and benefit administration 
  • Maintain files for employee records and contractor records
  • Process bi-weekly payroll with outside payroll firm, accurately accounting for all employee expenses and accurate recording into the General Ledger
  • Updates job descriptions, screens potential hires and interviews potential hires for positions.
  • Facilitates on-boarding process for full-time employees and independent contractors
  • Conducts exit process for full-time employees
  • Executes new hire set-up and orientation, coordinating with outsourced IT support
  • May research and coordinate continuing education/development, coaching, training opportunities for staff
 
 
Operations
  • Oversee office operations (including, but not limited to:  purchasing, equipment leasing/maintenance, and security); develop and implement procedures to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency
  • Coordinate outsourced IT support
  • Oversees and manages internship and volunteer programs
 
Compensation
Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications. Health, vacation, and 401K benefits offered.
Candidate Profile
 
Experience Requirements
 
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize work effectively
  • Strong relationship-building and customer service skills
  • Superior oral and written communication
  •  A positive attitude and the desire to work as part of a team
  • Business background or strong understanding of business/accounting operations and administration
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent and five years general accounting/finance experience preferred. MBA or CPA preferred
  • Computer literacy, including computer hardware and spreadsheet, database and accounting software
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management and accounting, preferably in the non-profit environment
  • Demonstrated ability in setting priorities, proposing new ways of creating efficiencies and guiding investment in systems
  • Ability to multi-task while being highly detailed oriented. Must be able to effectively handle multiple assignments and consult as necessary during execution
  • Ability to work within a mission-driven environment to develop professional and respectful relationships with people both internal and external to Common Threads
  • Be self-motivated, confident and have outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong attention to detail and analytic thinking
  • Strong organizational, people and time management and logical thinking skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks required
Application Due DateFriday, January 30, 2015
To ApplySubmit to: hr@commonthreads.org 500 N Dearborn St, Ste. 605 Chicago, IL 60654
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Director Partnerships and Engagement

Common Threads
Posted on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Start DateWednesday, January 14, 2015
Job DescriptionOverall Responsibilities:
The Director of Partnerships and Engagement oversees growing donor revenue from marketing-related partnerships and individual donors.
  • Marketing-related partnerships include: cause-, event-, promotional-, and trade-related relationships and initiatives that grow donor prospects, both individual and institutional, at the national and pilot market-levels.  (This position will have close coordination with the Director of Foundation Relationships who handles the grant-writing and stewardship aspects of foundation relationship)
  • Individual donor initiatives include: National Board and Advisory Board donor cultivation, Associate Board member program and events as a key donor acquisition and retention strategy
 
This position will report into and support the CEO in the cultivation and growth of the highest-level donors, serving as a representative of Common Threads as follows:
  • Maintains a broad understanding of the nutrition/education/hunger-relief industry and operating environment including Common Threads’ position
  • Serves as trusted advisor and support to CEO, and acts as lead spokesperson with donor audiences when appropriate and/or helps to identify and prepare CEO and/or most appropriate spokesperson
  • Provides functional expertise to support relationships with key industry and national non-profit partners
 
The primary focus will be to grow sustainable partnership and individual revenue:
  • Managing and growing relationships for a portfolio of corporate/organizational and individual donors, planning at least quarterly visits to each city to cultivate relationships
This position reports directly to the CEO and manages the Event Manager and Development Assistant
Specific areas of responsibility include:
Partnership Engagement:
The Director Partnerships and Engagement grows multi-faceted partnerships that highlight best practices in corporate social responsibility with a portfolio of existing and prospective corporate donors focusing on multi-year commitments that include cash securement, in-kind donations, volunteer engagement, employee- or consumer- matching programs, board placement and donor development.  The areas of responsibility include sales and activation:
Sales/Upselling:
  • Develops and implements master strategy for identifying partnership prospects and cultivation strategies to support of organizational priorities including community needs
  • Conducts outreach to targeted prospects and partners to upsell commitments
  • Work with existing and prospective partners to custom create partnerships that meet their organization goals and enhance individual donor relationships while creating funding opportunities and building awareness for Common Threads
  • Conduct negotiations with approval and support from the CEO
Activation:
  • Builds thoroughly engaged partner and individual donor relations across the country.  This includes event sponsorship for signature Common Threads events, sponsorship of Common Threads school kitchens in participating schools, sponsorship of FY Program of Study and 5 components of the program, and ad hoc sponsorships
  • Leads donor strategy and engagement for the portfolio of relationships to generate support for the organization’s strategic plan and across all organizational needs: food, funds, promotion and advocacy
  • Oversees marketing of national events to priority donor audiences that coincide with critical Common Threads messaging opportunities (i.e. September – Childhood Obesity Awareness Month; October – National Food Day)
  • Implements recognition program and customized activation strategies for higher level donors
 
Individual Engagement:
Build individual revenue with national board members, as well as advisory and associate board member program in all Common Threads markets as well as driving the event strategy as key brand-building, cultivation and donor engagement platform.
Board/Advisory Board Engagement:
  • Supports the CEO in the highest level donor cultivation and stewardship with major individual donors and partners
  • Assists with CEO’s efforts to recruit National board members, as well as advisory and associate board member in other markets
  • Oversee board engagement as donors/dues payers
Associate Board Engagement:
  • Manage and grow the Associate Board (Near-term goal: Build 5 associate boards with seven to-30 board members representing local/national corporations that have existing CSR platforms or who have relationships with financial influencers in a particular local market)
  • Work to create process supported by Event Manager for Associate Boards to ensure that board members complete annual commitment forms, make a personal gift, engage in annual event/solicitation, serve as a pathway to prospects, host cultivation events, contribute to annual giving campaign, and attend quarterly or bi-yearly meetings
  • With Event Manager, circle back on how funds/fundraising impact mission, orchestrate Self-Evaluation Giving for board members to rate their job performance, understand what motivates each board member and communicate their focus and interest with CT team and ensure that philanthropy is the culture of the organization and the board.
  • Oversee and implement marketing of national events that coincide with critical Common Threads messaging opportunities (i.e. September – Childhood Obesity Awareness Month; October – National Food Day) to drive board engagement and activation
  • Implement additional creative ways to ask for donations and recognitions and acknowledgments for donors (i.e. Valentine’s Day – kids send Valentine’s to donors/sponsors, Thanksgiving – give “thanks” to our donors/sponsors)
 
Overall Management:
  • Maintains the highest level of confidentiality and discretion to set the tone for the department and office overall, mentoring less experienced staff members
  • Develops staff to deepen and broaden skill set, in all areas related to the partnership marketing and philanthropy
  • Manages the master pipeline reports in coordination with the Director of Foundation Relations
  • Effectively manages budgets, vendors and required external agency relationships
  • Manages all revenue streams related to partnership and individual giving to maximize contributions to Common Threads
  • Centralizes and manages operations to maximize team to efficiencies
  • Other duties as assigned
 
Qualifications:
 
  • Ten years or more of experience in managing high level donor relationships.
  • Demonstrated experience with major account management and with fundraising.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Experience in cultivating six-figure gifts including developing donor strategies, solicitation approaches and donor stewardship.
  • Experienced personnel manager.
  • Ability to bring in colleagues for collaboration on the entire spectrum of interests at Common Threads: food, funds, promotion and advocacy.
  • Approximately 20% - 25% travel required.
  • A deep commitment to the mission of Common Threads.
 
Qualified candidates should submit their resumes with a cover letter that identifies their qualifications, related experience and reasons for desired position with Common Threads. Please submit resumes by email. No phone call inquiries. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
Application Due DateFriday, January 30, 2015
To ApplySubmit to: hr@commonthreads.org 500 N Dearborn St, Ste. 605 Chicago, IL 60654
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Aquatics Coordinator

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Job DescriptionThe YMCA of Austin Southwest Family Branch is seeking an Aquatics Coordinator to join our team. We are looking for applicants that are available to work a flexible schedule of up to 28 hours per week.
 
PAY RATE: $11.00-$14.00 per hour, depending on experience
 
GENERAL FUNCTION:
Under the direction of the Aquatics Director, the Aquatics Coordinator position is a multi-role position responsible for assisting with the daily supervision of, and planning for, all aquatics programs. 
 
SPECIFIC DUTIES:
• Assist in processing employment paperwork.
• Assist with ongoing supervision and training. 
• Assist with the hiring, firing, and counseling of staff.
• Assist with lifeguard/swim instructor scheduling, help secure substitutes, assist with, and conduct, staff orientations, assist with staff communications.
• Know and fulfill all outlined responsibilities of swim instructor or lifeguard as needed.  Monitor swim class registration, prepare necessary paperwork, and return phone calls and e-mails as needed.
• Attend and assist with the planning and execution of required meetings, in-services and/or trainings. 
• Assume special projects and administrative duties as requested by the Aquatics Director.
• Perform any other duties or tasks as assigned by the Aquatics Director.   
 
REQUIREMENTS:
 
• No degree required, Associate’s or Bachelor’s preferred
• 0-3 years of experience with administrative support
• 3-5 years of experience with teaching swim lessons and lifeguarding
• Previous YMCA experience preferred
• Reliable transportation to attend work
• Team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude
• Interested in contributing to the mission of the YMCA
 
CERTIFICATIONS:
• Current CPR/AED Pro, Basic First Aid, and Oxygen Administration
• Current American Red Cross and/or YMCA Lifeguarding Certification
• American Red Cross LGI preferred

BENEFITS:
Individual membership to all YMCA's of Austin (over $600.00/year value);
Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account upon eligibility

TO APPLY: Qualified applicants can apply online here by February 9th, 2015: http://austinymca.theresumator.com/apply/S7Pgtt/Aquatics-Coordinator.html
Application Due DateMonday, February 16, 2015
To ApplyApplicants can apply here: http://austinymca.theresumator.com/apply/S7Pgtt/Aquatics-Coordinator.html
Physical AddressAustin,
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Senior Development Associate

The Salvation Army- Austin
Posted on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Start DateSunday, February 1, 2015
Job DescriptionJob Summary:
 
Supports all special fundraising and communication activities of the Development Department of the Austin Area Command; assists in managing organizational accounts and major donors and volunteers related to special events, organizes and facilitates special fundraising events with Board and Council members; facilitates building relationships with high-level volunteers and organizations to develop and execute revenue and in-kind generating programs for special fundraising events throughout the Austin Area Command; aids in collaborating with the Marketing and Communications team and the Development team to create opportunities for sponsor and fundraising participation with the Austin Area Command; manages day to day tracking and reporting of event revenue and expenses, donor care, and development team reporting.
 
Essential Functions:
                        
This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position.  The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.
 
Supervisory Responsibilities (10%)
 
Plans, schedules, assigns, and supervises the work of assigned volunteers and/or interns; trains and instructs them in the proper methods and procedures; monitors work in progress and upon completion to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with established policies and procedures.
 
Helps identify, cultivate, recruit, motivate and coach volunteers at all levels to assist in obtaining sponsorship and fundraising participation.
 
Special Projects Responsibilities (40%)
 
Assists with planning, directing, motivating and monitoring the day-to-day operations, the special fundraising events team, and high-level volunteers to produce high quality mission driven fundraising and cultivation events. 
 
In conjunction with the Communications and Community Relations Manager, helps with ensuring the appropriate promotion for the events.
  
In conjunction with the Volunteer, Corporate Relations, and Special Events Coordinator assists in creating and monitoring event timelines, production schedules, run-of show, logistics, and staffing. 
 
Assists in collaborating with all development department teams to secure special event support.
 
Supports management of Direct Mail and Digital Marketing campaigns, donation processing, social media and website integration; graphic design and production.
 
Engages with Communications and Community Relations Department team to help ensure appropriateness of marketing, print material, solicitation communication pieces, reports, presentations, proposals, stewardship, and cultivation materials for donors and sponsors.
 
Coordinates Major Gift cultivation and recognition events.
 
Coordinates arrangements for visiting guests, special dinners, holiday events, media interviews and toy/ food drives.
 
Cultivation, Solicitation, and Stewardship of Donors (30%)
 
Assists in researching, developing and maintaining current profiles on key prospects and top supporters; helps create strategic annual relationship-building plans to ensure the involvement of strategic volunteers, engagement of prospects and increase of revenue from current supporters.
 
Participates in securing and meeting in-kind donation goals; helps establish and maintain strong relationships with volunteers and vendors; helps manage these relationships to meet the short and long term goals of developing target market opportunities, creating alliances, and securing financial support from constituents.
 
Through excellent written and verbal communications and in-person visits with current or potential supporters, assists in securing revenue and gifts in-kind by presenting the benefits of an alliance with The Salvation Army to fulfill the mission of the organization.
 
Assists in managing key community leaders, high-level volunteers and corporate leaders to establish and achieve aggressive event revenue goals; helps organize and facilitate event and program fundraising through Board and Council membership; helps provide direction, framework and resources to volunteers while utilizing their expertise, abilities and willingness to leverage their networks to drive the goals of the organization.
 
Shares meaningful opportunities for volunteers so they are able to utilize their passion to further the mission of the organization; helps give recognition to volunteers for their efforts to ensure their success and satisfaction.
 
Helps plan, coordinate and execute the recognition of organizational supporters including stewardship and cultivation events in the market.
 
Participates in continuing education opportunities, conferences and seminars to enhance professional growth and maintain knowledge of current trends in fundraising.
 
Administrative Responsibilities (20%)
 
Substantiates accurate records, maintenance of contacts, relationships, and giving history for all special event sponsors and donors; assures timely and accurate data entry, running and reviewing reports, and event monitoring.
 
Compiles, analyzes and reports special event data to the Volunteer, Corporate Relations, and Special Events Coordinator; help keep leadership informed on the status and performance of special fundraising event team’s activities and programs; assists in evaluating special events to determine effectiveness and recommendations.
 
Tracks donor activity and assist development staff in planning fund-raising strategies; prepares various routine and specialized reports.
 
Updates the development of the database; searches database for duplicate donor records, gifts and/or codes and merges them into a complete record; corrects addresses and spelling of names; contacts donors to obtain complete database information if records are incomplete; corrects gift codes in order to track money donated.
 
Prepares and maintains office records, reports, calendars, databases, journals, books, logs, lists, etc. in an accurate, complete, and timely manner; updates, posts and indexes information and inputs data into the computer to maintain office records; researches office files to locate specific information found in documents, correspondence, lists, forms, etc. in order to prepare specific reports.
 
Researches and references database records in order to respond to donor and/or development staff questions.
 
Prepares, photocopies, files, and mails acknowledgment letters or cards for memorials, thank you letters to donors, etc.
 
Distributes information regarding Salvation Army services, programs, conferences, seminars, etc. in an accurate and timely manner; compiles mailing lists and ensures the accuracy and completeness of the same.
 
Compiles information for booklets, kits, notebooks, etc. for conferences, seminars, and meetings.
 
Performs various clerical and secretarial support work associated with hosting events, special projects, seasonal events, and conference and committee meetings.
 
Other Responsibilities:
Develops relationships with the local and broader community to enhance donor development and support of operations for which this position is responsible.
 
Generates letters and envelope labels for mass mailings to donors; prints, sorts, stuffs, and prepares mass mailings; prepares the same for bulk mailing according to the United States Post Office bulk mail requirements.
 
Travels, as assigned, to represent The Salvation Army to support and enhance all development events and projects.
 
Performs other duties as assigned.
 
Materials and Equipment:
Personal Computer                                General Office Equipment
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of effective and efficient methods of organization, communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
 
Knowledge of and experience with social media marketing.
 
Knowledge of intermediate to advanced MS Office and Raiser’s Edge or comparable relational database software.
 
Knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel and business management, team building and supervision.
 
Knowledge of effective and efficient methods for organizing and maintaining records and ability to perform the same.
 
Some experience in photography and basic design is a plus
 
Ability to help plan, develop and coordinate programs, meetings and special events as outlined in this job description.
 
Ability to help plan, develop, implement and evaluate a variety of special event strategies in order to determine their effectiveness in achieving short and long-range goals.
 
Ability to develop and administer a special event budget.
 
Ability to supervise, lead, motivate, monitor and evaluate employees and volunteers.
 
Ability to prepare and maintain reports in an accurate, complete and timely manner.
 
Ability to work independently and with limited supervision.
 
Ability to build and maintains effective working relationships with Salvation Army officers, employees, member of advisory organizations and the community.
 
Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
 
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, non-profit management, or related field,
 
and
 
Two to three years of experience utilizing Raiser’s Edge, planning special events, and/or securing fund development,
 
or
 
any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
 
Certifications:
Valid State Drivers License
 
Physical Requirements:
Ability to meet attendance requirements.
Ability to read, write and communicate the English language effectively.
Ability to speak before small and large groups of people.
Ability to travel safely to various locations in order to participate in public meetings, conferences, etc.
Ability to work under the pressure of deadlines and time constraints.
Ability and willingness to conduct all duties in accordance with the ministry of the organization and Christian principles; conduct all communications and job duties with the highest level of professionalism and donor care.
Duties are usually performed seated.  Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.
Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) occasionally.
Working Conditions:
Work may be performed in an office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like but not limited to the office environment.
 
Application Due DateFriday, January 23, 2015
To ApplyPlease send resume and cover letter to Jamille_Ruebsahm@uss.salvationarmy.org
Physical Address10711 Burnet Rd
Suite 231
Austin, TX 78758
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Accounts Payable Specialist

Texas Council on Family Violence
Posted on Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Start DateMonday, February 16, 2015
Job Description

Reports To: Director of Finance
FLSA Status: Non Exempt
Approved By: CEO & Director of Finance
Approved Date:  13 January 2015
 
 NOTE: To be considered for this position, a cover letter, resume and completed employment application are required. The application may be downloaded at kmcalister@tcfv.org or fax to 512-685-6397
 
 
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 Accounts Payable Specialist is a member of the Finance team. This position requires excellent organizational and communication skills. The Accounts Payable Specialist provides key accounting support to the Director of Finance with emphasis on financial data entry, accounts payable processing and performing.  Additionally, she or he works to strengthen the agency by providing efficient contract and funder management and reporting systems, providing analytical information utilizing existing database resources, and identifying new data collection systems and processes.  The Accounts Payable Specialist uses data collected  to inform funder and donor reports as well as to synthesize the Council’s activities on training, technical assistance, and deliverables.  Finally, she or he must have knowledge of database techniques, plus the ability to work independently and envision analysis needs.  
 
II. Priority functions / Accountabilities
  1. Financial / Administrative
  • Collect, review and prepare accounts payable invoices for entry into the MIP system and present to the Staff Accountant/Director of Finance for review.
  • Process all accounts payable in MIP; ensuring accurate, timely processing and mailing of payments.
  • Maintain vendor files: Collect and file necessary documents such as W-9s, contracts, and invoices to process payments.
  • Review all incoming vendor invoices and obtain proper payment approval.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding vendor invoices.
  • Understand and apply travel reimbursement processes, policies, procedures and internal control standards.  Review and process travel reimbursement in accordance with internal control standards.
  • Develop and maintain sound financial practices with contractors and vendors.
 
  1. Grant/Donor/Funder Contract Management
  • Monitor project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; and recommending actions.
  • Work effectively with end users, IT and cross-functional teams.
  • Manage contract and grant records, correspondence, and amendments using ETO Database.
  • Stay familiar with grant regulations and conditions on funded awards and contracts.
  • Complete progress reports for all government-funded grants; monitor compliance with grant requirements and deliverables.
  • Ensure that staff record activities that meet contract deliverables and prepare periodic reports to track outcomes and services provided.
  • Maintain calendar and coordination of funder reporting and prepare CEO and Director of Finance to meet funder timelines.
  • Assist with compilation of internal statistics.
  • Grant billing assistance as needed.
  1. Technical Report Collection, Analysis and Summary
  • Manage databases to track technical assistance calls and agency activities; train staff in use of the databases; and create reports and analysis of agency activities as necessary.
  • Develop and maintain ETO, NEON and other databases; assist in migrating data when setting up new databases and manage and modify existing databases.
  • Train staff to use databases.
  • Query information as necessary to create reports.
 
 
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.
 
  • Minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in accounting/grant fiscal reporting.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Accounts payable experience; high level of accuracy and superb attention to detail.
  • Dedicated, energetic, detail oriented and ability to thrive in a dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work under 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.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives.
  • Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills.
  • Non-profit accounting experience preferred.
   
 
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; and 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 CEO and mission and philosophy of TCFV.
Application Due DateFriday, January 30, 2015
To ApplyTo be considered for this position, a cover letter, resume and completed employment application are required. The application may be downloaded at http://www.tcfv.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Employment-Application.doc. Email documents to kmcalister@tcfv.org or fax to 512-685-6397
Physical AddressWestlake
Austin, TX 78746
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Assistant Director

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Posted on Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Start DateFriday, January 23, 2015
Job DescriptionGeneral Position Purpose Statement

The National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) Assistant Director reports to the Chief Program Officer and is responsible for the supervision and oversight of Hotline operations. The NDVH Assistant Director provides leadership and is responsible for aligning staff and resources to fulfill organizational goals and objectives, and for providing administration supervision and oversight for the Hotline.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with the Chief Program Officer in developing, establishing, implementing, and evaluating operational initiatives, setting strategic goals and effectively guiding employees in implementing operational and strategic changes to best meet the needs of NDVH/LIR Digital Services' 24-hour operations and its constituencies.
  • Ensures that the organization and its missions, programs, services and staff are consistently presented in a strong, positive image.
  • Responsible for performing multiple tasks simultaneously and overseeing the day to day operations of the department.
  • Ensures the alignment of staff and resources to fulfill agency objectives.
  • Plans, develops, implements, oversees and evaluates programs that enhance Digital Services operations or other initiatives as directed by the Chief Program Officer.
  • Makes recommendations to the Chief Program Officer for program and/or strategy changes in order to meet programmatic goals; carries out implementation as approved.
  • Builds, cultivates and maintains working relationships with external programs and internal departments that interact with Hotline operations.
  • Plans, develops leads, oversees, and evaluates the implementation of all Hotline training programs.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of NDVH operational manual(s), protocols, procedures and practices.
  • Leads the NDVH Management team in developing budget recommendations to the Chief Program Officer.
  • Ensures operational initiatives are within budgetary limits.
  • Ensure the timely and accurate recording of grant activities using internal reporting systems.
  • Responsible for the production of statistical reporting requirements regarding the Hotline's funding applications as requested.
  • Leads and ensures consistent supervision of NDVH staff in accordance with agency personnel policies, procedures and practices.
  • Provides direct supervision to NDVH management team.
  • Ensures that NDVH works with Human Resources department personnel to manage personnel matters, including hiring, evaluation, staff development, disciplinary actions and recommendations for promotion and/or dismissal.
  • Compiles and monitors Hotline Services and/or statistical data pertaining to the Hotline operations; analyzes data and identifies trends; summarizes data and prepares reports to communicate to NDVH Leadership Team and Chief Program Officer on a regular basis.
  • Provide staff support and recommendations to programmatic committees as requested by the Chief Program Officer.
  • Collaborates with the Chief Program Officer in developing, engaging and implementing external stakeholder workgroups to enhance services to NDVH callers.
  • Leads and facilitates problem resolution techniques that promote positive working relationships both internally and externally.
  • Leads and facilitates activities to strengthen internal and cross-team management and team building.
  • Promotes and enhances the NDVH Wellness Program throughout NDVH.
  • May represent NDVH through public speaking opportunities, written correspondence, participation in national conferences, committee appointments and other venues
  • Other projects and responsibilities may be added and/or changed at the discretion of the NDVH President.

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.

Job Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Services, Human Services or Business Administration or related field or any combination of related education and experience with a documented record of the ability to perform duties and responsibilities of the position. (Equivalency formula: two years of experience is equal to one year of education.)
  • A minimum of three years progressively responsible experience in a not-for-profit leadership role, which includes managing the operations of a crisis hotline and a minimum of three years of experience in budgeting and managing government/private funding sources; and three years experience hiring, terminating and supervising staff.
  • Three years experience in direct services to victims of domestic violence or similar human services program, with domestic violence experience preferred.
  • Three years experience in supervising at least five paid employees.
  • Three years administrative experience involving budget preparation and monitoring, program oversight, and oversight of daily operations.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to perform in a team environment, providing support and constructive feedback in interpersonal interaction.
  • The ability to respond with empathy, sensitivity, and awareness to diverse cultures, ethnicities, social backgrounds, values, attitudes and languages.
  • High integrity and ability to demonstrate positive problem solving skills to internal and external constituents.
  • Strong team building and leadership skills to effectively manage Hotline activities through vision, strategic planning and expertise.
  • Communications skills suitable for presentation and written publication, for internal and external distribution.
  • Effective leadership and management skills to guide the Hotline's response to changing environments and to develop the cultural climate required to implement new models of operation.
  • Critical analytical skills to understand the political, social, financial and external issues affecting service providers; to foresee and interpret trends and the dynamic changing needs of Hotline constituents, NDVH's 24-hour operations; and to develop and establish processes, protocols and procedures to respond effectively and in a timely manner.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the local, state and national policy agenda and resulting processes that affect NDVH operations and constituencies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability in program development, implementation and evaluation, and in budgeting and public advocacy.
  • Demonstrated high integrity and fiduciary responsibility in managing resources.
  • Knowledge of domestic violence issues and circumstances faced by those experiencing domestic violence preferred.
  • Self starter with strong attention to detail and superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • One year of project management experience.
  • Thorough understanding of dating and domestic violence.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work under tight and/or changing timelines; disciplined leadership and time management skills to coordinate and prioritize activities, evaluate progress and provide feedback; and to reallocate resources to complete activities within a set deadline.
  • Working knowledge of Windows Operating Systems and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Demonstrated professional behavior, resourcefulness and a positive attitude.

Other Requirements/Working Conditions

  • Ability to read, write and converse in English; Spanish a plus.
  • Availability to travel overnight.
  • Must have emotional and physical stamina to tolerate prolonged sitting or standing to deal with a variety of stressful situations, including responses to complaints, difficult requests from programs and individuals in crisis, and internal and external interactions, to effectively work long and at times odd hours, while maintaining a sense of humor.
  • Works in a normal office environment, except while traveling, with minimum exposure to dust, noise, or temperature extremes. Requires bending, stooping, lifting and carrying objects up to 25 pounds, with or without accommodations.

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. This description does not modify any employee's at-will-status and is not a contract for continued employment of any duration.

Application Due DateFriday, February 13, 2015
To ApplyVisit thehotline.org/jobs and click on DOWNLOAD APPLICATION. Complete the application in its entirety. Email the completed application along with a copy of your resume to knjathi@ndvh.org or fax to 512.306.9887. A resume without an application will not be accepted. We are an equal opportunity employer
Physical AddressP.O. Box 161810
Austin, TX 78716
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Bilingual Activity Coordinator (part-time)

Portfolio Resident Services
Posted on Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Start DateThursday, January 1, 2015
Job DescriptionPortfolio Resident Services is the nation's leading provider of comprehensive resident services programs. The Activity Coordinator facilitates our program through classes and activities at a multi-family apartment community.

Job Duties Include:
Conducting an After School Program, computer classes, health and nutrition classes, recreational activities and much more.

Experience and Qualifications Desired:
  • Experience in education, social work, or a related field; a history of dedicated community involvement/volunteer experience in lieu of work experience will be considered;
  • Must be available on average 3-4 days per week especially during afternoon hours;
  • Excellent computer skills especially in MS Office;
  • Bilingual in Spanish desired;
  • Must have home computer, access to email and capability to do light printing;
  • Knowledge of local community resources;
  • Previous experience working with youth.
We offer competitive wages along with a variety of work schedules. Pay rate up to $14.00 per hour depending on experience working 77 hours per month.
Application Due DateSaturday, February 28, 2015
To ApplyApply and obtain more details at www.portfolioresidentservices.org or submit your resume by email to nsalazar@portfolioresidentservices.org. EOE
Physical AddressPflugerville, TX 78660
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Clinical Social Worker

People's Community Clinic
Posted on Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Start DateMonday, February 9, 2015
Job DescriptionClinical Social Workers/Behavioral Health Specialists needed for our busy outpatient clinic. Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide therapeutic services to patients and mental health expertise to primary healthcare staff. Two positions available: one position includes working with adolescents.  Must be fluent in English and Spanish and have three years’ experience providing mental health services. Master’s Degree and relevant licensure required. Competitive salary and benefits.   EOE
To ApplyEmail brief letter of interest and resume to hr@austinpcc.org
Physical Address2909 North IH 35
Austin, TX 78722
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Communications and Outreach Manager

TexProtects, The Texas Association for the Protection of Children
Posted on Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Start DateMonday, February 2, 2015
Job DescriptionTo view a webpage version of the job description, please click here.


Job Title:  Communications and Outreach Manager

Location:  2904 Floyd St., Suite A, Dallas, TX 75204  or Austin, TX  
Compensation:  Competitive
Time Commitment:  Contract to Full-time Employee

Summary of Position:
The Communications and Outreach Manager for TexProtects, the Texas Association for the Protection of Children will be responsible for developing and executing an external communications and outreach strategy for the organization’s mission to prevent child abuse, improve intervention of the CPS system and ensure effective treatment for child abuse victims.

Responsibilities:
Communications duties include but are not limited to the following:
 
·         Persuasive writing:  Utilize social media (Twitter, Facebook), blog and website to communicate multi-level message for various levels of constituents and membership
·         Produce funder/donor reports in coordination with development staff
·         Develop relationships with media outlets. Pitch and secure feature stories, editorial board meetings, op-ed placements, billboard and ad space (desired)
·         Develop external communication materials including quarterly newsletters, fliers, brochures, presentations, annual report and other items
·         Maintain and update website and online database (Databank)
·         Create power point presentations including detailed graphics
·         Proofread research reports and all collateral as needed
·         Write targeted email advocacy messages / utilize u-tube in communicating complex legislative issues and track/report action
·         Conduct child abuse/neglect news alerts for staff daily
·         Organize press conferences, develop press releases and press materials (as needed)
 
Outreach duties may include but are not limited to the following:
·         Actively pursue outreach efforts in community to engage new potential members
·         Engage membership and advocates through community outreach efforts (staffing exhibit tables, conducting presentations, etc.)
·         Outreach/communications duties not otherwise specified.
 
Qualifications:
·         Possess excellent communication skills, including exceptional writing (excellent grammar, sentence structure, persuasive writing), proof reading skills and speaking (presentation skills)
·         Possess excellent computer skills (All social media, website updating, Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel and database management)
·         Ability to keep a diverse coalition on message in advocacy alert communications
·         Exceptional attitude and interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, with high professionalism
·         Bachelor’s degree a must – preferable Communications, English or Journalism majors. Further education a plus.
·         Able to work well and contribute in a team environment
·         Highly organized with the ability to work effectively under pressure and changing schedules
·         Ability to work under time constraints and meet deadlines
·         Passion/interest in child abuse prevention, CPS reform, healing abuse victims
·         Experience securing successful editorial board meetings and writing editorial board memos (desired)
·         Experienced media and communications strategist with proven press relations in print, television and the web (desired)
·         Exceptional opinion writer with track record of Opinion Editorial placement and Letters to the Editor (desired)
To ApplySend cover letter, resume, and at least two writing samples to: Sophie Phillips, LMSW | Chief Operating Officer TexProtects, the Texas Association for the Protection of Children sophie@texprotects.org Please use “Communications/Outreach Manager Position” We highly discourage phone calls
Physical AddressDallas, Texas 75204
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Director of Research

TexProtects, The Texas Association for the Protection of Children
Posted on Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Start DateMonday, February 2, 2015
Job DescriptionTo view a webpage version of the job description and requirements, please click here.

Job Title:  Director of Research 
Location:  Austin or Dallas, Texas
Time Commitment:  Full Time
 
Position:
TexProtects, a statewide research, advocacy, and non-profit organization is interested in hiring a full-time Director of Research. TexProtects is autonomous, non-partisan, and membership driven. Our mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect by educating and organizing our members to advocate for child protection with one voice to legislators across the state of Texas.
 
We are looking for a dynamic, trusted and committed new member to our growing team. The description of the position is as follows:
 
The Director of Research is responsible for leading and coordinating TexProtects public policy research that focuses on a 3-prong continuum strategy in battling child abuse, including research on:
1.      Child abuse prevention; promoting child wellbeing
2.      Improvements and reforms to the CPS system
3.      Mental Health services to heal abused children and their families
 
The Director of Research will spearhead and oversee the research and writing of professional published papers for legislator and public dissemination with input and guidance from the TexProtects (TP) Public Policy Committee and the Child Protection Roundtable (RT), which TexProtects facilitates. This position will work in coordination with TexProtects’ Director of Public Policy and will report to the Chief Operating Officer.
 
The Director of Research will be the primary liaison with other research organizations, such as Universities (e.g., UTA School of Social Work, LBJ School of Public Policy) and with other research departments at that state and national level.  The Director also will assign and manage intern(s), with a focus on delegating, coordinating and overseeing research assignments.
 
The required tasks for the position include:
1.     Overseeing and developing research reports on specific legislative areas of interest
2.     Designing and overseeing national and statewide surveys (or other methods of data collection) to inform research and policy initiatives
3.     Analyzing national and statewide data to inform policy initiatives 
4.     Linking research to policy and communicating research findings and policy implications effectively with legislators and legislative staff, in writing and in legislative visits in coordination with the Director of Public Policy
5.     Testifying on legislation and funding requests as needed
6.     Speaking to groups at the legislative and community level on research and legislative policy issues
7.      Participate in meetings with legislators and staff as needed
8.     As needed, summarizing research issues/policy implications for legislative info/ action alerts to constituents
9.     Staying abreast of relevant, credentialed research organizations releases and keeping staff informed of relevant research
10. Staying current on related child protection legislation and legislative developments by other parties, including those whose priorities are not aligned with the organizations legislative agenda
11. Present research at various conferences and other events
12. Develop an intimate knowledge of the organization, especially our research and the legislative history
13. Promote the Mission, Vision, and Values of the organization in all endeavors.
 
Requirements for the candidate for Director of Research:
1. A Ph.D. in a Human Services or Public Policy field, preferably in a child related field such as child development, with a research background. Other fields also will be considered, such as Public Health and Family Sciences, particularly if the candidate demonstrates knowledge of child development, CPS, or child welfare research. An applicant with publication experience in the field also will be considered.
2. Excellent written and oral communication skills
3. A background in child abuse prevention and/or promoting child / family well-being research a premium plus
4. Familiarity with the Texas Legislative process helpful
5. Ability to work with a team is critical as well as ability to work independently
6. Flexible and ability to work in fast-pace environment with deadlines
7. Willingness to travel on occasion
 
Competitive salary provided commensurate with experience and background.  Benefits include 401K contribution and health insurance contribution, 2-weeks paid annual vacation, plus vacation week between Christmas and New Years and holidays, and generous sick days/personal days.
To ApplySend cover letter, resume, and at least two writing samples to: Sophie Phillips, LMSW | Chief Operating Officer sophie@texprotects.org Please put "Director of Research Position" in subject line
Physical AddressDallas, TX 75204
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Assistant Finance Director

Women's Health & Family Planning Association of Texas
Posted on Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Start DateMonday, March 2, 2015
Job DescriptionOrganization:
As the Title X grantee in Texas, Women’s Health and Family Planning Association of Texas (WHFPT), through its provider network, assists individuals in determining the number and spacing of their children. This promotes positive birth outcomes and healthy families. The education, counseling, and medical services available in Title X funded clinic settings facilitate the achievement of these goals.
 
Salary Range:     $55,000 - $65,000
 
Job Summary:   The Assistant Finance Director’s primary role and responsibility is to assist the Director of Financial Management with all aspects of financially managing a multi-million dollar nonprofit organization. The position will also interact with WHFPT sub-recipients as an advisor.
 
 Ideal Candidate:
  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
  2. A minimum of four years of financial management experience, preferably in the nonprofit sector.
  3. Knowledge of basic accounting/financial management principles and procedures (GAAP).
  4. Proven abilities with fund accounting involving complex general ledger systems.
  5. Substantial experience in:
             a. Account analysis and bank reconciliations    
             b. Budgeting and financial reporting
             c. Grant accounting and reporting

          6. Excellent people skills, with experience collaborating with a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team.
          7. Flexible; able to multi-task while also being highly detail-oriented.
          8. Proficient in using technology as a management tool and knowledge of accounting software, MS Word,  and MS Excel is required.  Experience with Office 365 and Sharepoint preferred.
         9. Demonstrated excellence in both written and oral communications.
       10. Must pass a criminal background check.

Key Responsibilities:
  1. Assist and/or supervise the implementation and delivery of financial activities that facilitate achievement of positive organizational and sub-recipient agency outcomes. 
  2. Assist and/or supervise the financial management of all grant programs to ensure compliance with applicable grant rules and requirements.
  3. Assist, prepare and/or supervise preparation of bank reconciliations and all other program accounts.
  4. Assist, prepare and/or supervise the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports.
  5. Assist, prepare and/or supervise monthly monitoring of budget-to-actual expense information, preparation of the monthly budget-to-actual reports and review of these reports with appropriate staff.
  6. Work with CEO, DFM and the Finance Committee of the Board to prepare annual operating budget.
  7. Support Treasurer and Finance Committee, as assigned.
  8. Develop collaborative partnerships with sub-recipients and serve as their financial and reporting advisor.
  9. Promote the mission, philosophy, vision, and goals of the organization.
  10. Maintain professional appearance, behavior, attitude, and integrity.
  11. Promote a team approach through cooperation, mutual respect, flexibility, and dependability.
  12. Exhibit good stewardship of resources, including self-care.
  13. Guards and respects the confidentiality of all client and personnel information.
Application Due DateThursday, February 12, 2015
To ApplyPlease send your resume and a separate cover letter to michelle.beckham@whfpt.org and be sure to answer the following questions in your cover letter: 1. What about working for this organization interests you? 2. What specific qualifications do you feel you possess that would make you an asset to WHFPT? 3. How do you achieve balance in your life? If asked to participate in the group interview process, please be prepared to be in Austin, TX the week of February 16, 2015.
Physical Address1114 Lost Creek Blvd.
Suite 110
Austin, TX 78746
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Facilities Crew Chief/Facilities Assistant

ZACH Theatre
Posted on Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Job DescriptionZACH Theatre in Austin, Texas, has an opening for the Facilities Crew Chief. Under general supervision, the Facilities Crew Chief performs a wide variety of maintenance duties in order to provide a clean, orderly and safe environment. The Crew Chief directly supports the Facilities Manager with all custodial and building maintenance needs, oversees both in-house and contracted cleaning crews to insure completed and quality work, and performs custodial work as needed as well as performs most minor repairs or improvements with minimal supervision. 
 
Candidates should have at least a high school diploma and at least three (3) years of custodial and/or building maintenance experience with a background in construction trades. Ideal candidates will have basic knowledge of HVAC, plumbing electrical, and life safety systems.
 
Candidates should have a working knowledge of OSHA and Life Safety Codes, HVAC, plumbing, electrical and landscape maintenance, as well as a working knowledge of maintaining, cleaning and preserving a variety of surfaces. Candidates should have demonstrated skills in using hand and power tools, working with drawings, diagrams, and sketches; supervision; and project management skills. Candidates should be detailed-oriented and be able to direct others.
 
To ApplySubmit your resume and salary requirements to jobs@zachtheatre.org. Visit our website for more information: http://www.zachtheatre.org. No phone calls please.
Physical Address1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704
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Associate Director of Development

ZACH Theatre
Posted on Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Job DescriptionZACH Theatre, a growing, dynamic professional theatre with an $8M annual budget in Austin, Texas, has an opening for an Associate Development Director who reports 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. This individual steers the activities with other staff, individuals and Trustees who are involved in soliciting and securing these gifts. ZACH is located in downtown Austin, a vibrant community of considerable resources and one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. with enviable lifestyle offerings and a widespread philanthropic mindset.
Candidates should have at least five years’ experience in Development with demonstration of increasing responsibilities and have experience with successful personal solicitations and the ability to effectively communicate with a variety of constituents. Successful candidates should have a working knowledge of the Development function within a performing arts organization, and have a passion for the arts, ideally theatre.
For more information, visit our website: http://www.zachtheatre.org.
To ApplySubmit your resume and salary requirements to jobs@zachtheatre.org. No phone calls please.
Physical Address1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704
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AWP Trainer

Workers Assistance Program
Posted on Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Start DateMonday, February 9, 2015
Job Description

Qualifications/Requirements

Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university in areas of education, human services, counseling or related field plus two years professional experience in the field of workplace training. Experience may be substituted for education. Experience should include training other professionals and/or peers (not just client groups), preferably in areas of professional and personal development and supervisor and management, and EAP processes. Position also requires effective written and oral communication skills; ability to plan, organize, and deliver training and technical assistance services; ability to use independent judgment; Must have reliable transportation, a valid Driver’s License and auto insurance, and be willing to travel extensively. Also requires a flexible schedule including a willingness to work weekends and evenings.

Duties/Responsibilities

Under the general supervision of the VP of Alliance Work Partners, the AWP Trainer will be responsible for the following:

Training: Provide professional training to personnel professional, personal development, supervisor and management, EAP processes programs. Adapt training delivery to fit the needs of the target audience; deliver assigned training independently if needed; Training responsibilities also include informational presentations, conference workshops and special advanced training courses as required.

Resource Development: Assists with development or revision of training materials including but not limited to curricula, training outlines, handouts, pre/post tests, evaluation instruments and informational brochures. Recommends new program ideas, designs, and models that are age appropriate and culturally sensitive and meet the needs of special populations.

Administration: Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings or any community based process meetings or workshops assigned by the supervisor. Responsible for timely completion of Field Activity Reports, information requests, training documentation, training inventories, travel reimbursements, and evaluations. Maintain training calendar and respond to phone, email and written inquires in a timely manner.

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Misc: Meet or exceed contract or deliverable objectives; Responsible for personal critical/quantified performance measures; Document all service activity in designated database, electronic calendar, and other appropriate work databases as assigned; Respond to customer request & complaints in a timely manner and document service provided; Consistently communicate with internal stakeholders per email protocol 


Application Due DateMonday, January 26, 2015
To ApplyPlease submit your resume and cover letter to hradmin@workersassistance.com. The salary for this position is between 38K-44K.
Physical Address4115 Freidrich Lane, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78744
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Accountant/Bookkeeper

College Forward
Posted on Monday, January 12, 2015

Start DateSunday, February 1, 2015
Job DescriptionCollege Forward is an innovative nonprofit organization that assists low-income youth attend and succeed in college.  College Forward is seeking a full-time and experienced Accountant/Bookkeeping with exceptional communication and organizational skills to assist in recording and reconciling financial transactions. The Accountant/Bookkeeper will assist the Controller in preparing, organizing, and maintaining files, databases, and records as required. Candidates must demonstrate a high level of professionalism; previous Sage/MIP and AmeriCorps experience is a plus, however it is not required.
This position requires a proven ability to work with the Controller to plan individual work goals in order to meet organizational objectives in a timely manner, the ability to closely monitor progress towards these goals, and the ability to take appropriate remedial action when necessary. Applicants should possess a sincere interest in empowering youth and a passion for higher education.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Verify, allocate, and post details of business transactions to multiple accounts in Sage/MIP from documents such as invoices, receipts, check stubs, and computer printouts.
 
  • Summarize details in separate ledgers or computer files and transfer data to general ledger.
 
  • Manage accounts payable and receivables, including mailing payments on a timely manner.
 
  • Reconcile bank statements on a regular schedule.
 
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information, as appropriate.
 
  • Gather and process data from multiple departments and multiple locations for financial purposes.
 
  • Compile weekly or monthly reports to show statistics such as cash receipts and expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, profit and loss, and other items pertinent to nonprofit operations.
 
  • Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
 
  • Secures financial information by completing all data base backups.
 
  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
 
  • Maintain customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
 
  • Assist with annual financial audit and reviews by funders.
 
  • Contributes to the financial and organizational team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
 
 
ANCILLARY FUNCTIONS:
 
  • Represent the organization at meetings and conferences, and to professional organizations and the public.
 
  • Monitor the organizational calendar for progress toward milestones and on-time task completion.
 
  • Assist with special projects as needed, including fundraising events and marketing initiatives.
 
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
 
College Forward has a fun, dynamic, progressive and youth-focused working environment. The noise level in the work environment can sometimes get moderately loud. Responsibilities may occasionally require an adjusted work schedule and/or evening/weekend hours in order to meet deadlines or satisfy program requirements.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Accountant/Bookkeeper applicant must also submit to and pass a comprehensive criminal background check before a final offer of employment can be made, and annually thereafter.
 
·         EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: This position requires a high school degree and some college with 5 to 7 years of accounting/bookkeeping experience.  Excellent skills in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook is required.  A baccalaureate degree from an accredited, academically-recognized four-year college or university or working towards a degree from an academically-recognized four-year college or university and three years of related work experience is preferred. Attention to detail and deadline-oriented is a must.
 
·         PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with and present information to others and access information using a computer for several hours at a time. Employees must have mobility throughout the office and have reliable transportation to and from the office and for periodic travel requirements.
 
·         EMOTIONAL DEMANDS: The employee must be emotionally mature and be able to handle difficult and complex situations. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to solve practical problems and deal with frequently changing variables. The employee must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills.
 
·         INTELLECTUAL DEMANDS: Excellent writing and communication skills are essential; English/Spanish bilingualism is a plus. They must be able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. They must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from the general public, clients, students, partners, and managers. 
 
HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
 
Please submit a resume and cover letter to: stompkins@collegeforward.org. Applications will not be accepted by post, fax, or delivery.
 
In your cover letter, please address these questions:
1)        What is your interest in equal access to education?
2)       What is your interest in this specific position?
3)        What are your salary requirements? (Applications without salary requirements will not be considered.)
 
 
College Forward provides equal employment opportunities to all team members and/or applicants for employment or service, without regard to race, color, class, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, weight, height, disability, political affiliation, marital or familial status, partnership status, citizenship status (except as required by law), veteran status, or status in any group protected by federal law, state law, or local ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations upon request in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. We encourage and support diversity and tolerance in our workplace.
 
 
 
Application Due DateSaturday, January 31, 2015
To ApplyPlease submit a resume and cover letter to: stompkins@collegeforward.org. Applications will not be accepted by post, fax, or delivery. Please see above for more directions about applying.
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78752
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AGENCY RELATIONS COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR

Capital Area Food Bank of Texas
Posted on Monday, January 12, 2015

Job DescriptionI. JOB SUMMARY
The primary objective of this position is to act as a liaison between non-profit faith and community-based organizations (Partner Agencies) and the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas (CAFB).  This includes, but is not limited to, assisting in all aspects of becoming a Partner Agency, capacity building, facilitation and training, monitor, evaluation, and compliance.
 
The Agency Relations Compliance Coordinator works with culturally and economically diverse communities and is able to ensure the highest level of service to partners. This requires outstanding coordination skills, critical thinking and effective communication.
 
II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Conduct compliance monitoring and organizational/program assessment of partnering community and faith based organizations.
  • Develops corrective action plans, capacity building and work plans in response to organizational/program assessment.
  • Manage and monitor assigned service areas on Partner Agency progress, performance and compliance.   
  • Provide information and assistance to non-profit community and faith-based agencies seeking partnership with CAFB.
  • Update and maintain partner forms, certifications and trainings both electronically and in agency files.
  • Provide oversight and direct service, as assigned, at various CAFB programs.
  • Facilitate, train and mentor in areas of safe food handling, civil rights, capacity building and other related classes.
  • Provides technical training & other customer service support for partner agencies.
  • Assist in the creation of reports as needed.
  • Research the community for gaps in service for recruitment targeting.
  • Provides referrals to persons needing food assistance when needed.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.
 
III. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
A.   Education, Experience, and Training
  • Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) preferred but not required.
  • One - two year’s full-time, wage-earning relevant experience in inspections, auditing and/or compliance enforcement.
  • One - two years’ experience successfully collaborating, managing or mentoring partnerships with faith based and/or community based programs in the field.
 
B.   Knowledge and Skills
  • Solid public speaking, facilitation, capacity building, training, and writing skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks simultaneously in a high-energy, fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of hunger insecurity both locally and nationally.
  • Demonstrated experience in inspections, auditing and/or compliance enforcement.
  • Treat with confidentiality any information about this and any organization, its staff, trustees or clients that is sensitive, personal or private.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and internet applications in a Windows environment.
  • Ability to interact effectively in the community and at multiple levels within organizations, especially those serving culturally and economically diverse communities.
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate relationships with staff, leadership, volunteers and supporters of culturally and economically diverse community and/or faith based organizations and coalitions. 
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Continuously refresh knowledge in relation to job.
 
IV. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION
  • Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, lift and carry under 50 lbs., perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle, and operate motor equipment.
  • Conditions may include working outside in inclement weather, working around machines with moving parts and moving objects, radiant and electrical energy, working closely with others, working alone, working protracted or irregular hours including weekend, 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.
 
Please click on the following link to apply for the position:
https://www.austinfoodbank.org/about-us/careers/agency-relations-compliance-coordinator
 
 
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: https://www.austinfoodbank.org/about-us/careers/agency-relations-compliance-coordinator
Physical Address8201 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78745
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Part Time Event Coordinator

Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas
Posted on Monday, January 12, 2015

Start DateMonday, February 9, 2015
Job Description
Company Name Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas
Job Title Part Time Event Coordinator
(Contract Feb 2015 – December 1, 2015)
Location Austin, TX
Position Type Employment, Non-Profit Organization
Experience 1-3 years prior experience
Resumes accepted until January 30th, 2015
Salary Negotiable
Hours Approximately 20 hours a week, with some weeks requiring more than 20 hours and some requiring less. 
Primary Duties Event planning and support ongoing, with a focus on the Buddy Walk to be held on October 18th, 2015.
 
 
Position Summary
DSACT is an energetic organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with Down syndrome. We provide programs for individuals with Down syndrome, resources and support for families, and training for educators and medical professionals. We also support medical research and postsecondary educational opportunities.
 
The Part Time Event Coordinator will report to the Executive Director.  The main priority of this position will be the planning and execution of the annual Buddy Walk scheduled for October 18th, 2015. 
 
Successful candidate must have:
·    Experience in support and management of events; preferably with large scale fundraising events, walks, runs, etc.
·    Experience in volunteer coordination.
·    Experience and proficiency in Office, Excel, and Google Apps.
·    Excellent oral and written communication skills.
·    Compassionate, engaging and collaborative temperament. 
·    Passion for serving and advocating for children and adults with Down syndrome.
·    Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.    
·    Reliable transportation.
 
Event Support
  • Major event support primarily for the Buddy Walk (October 18th, 2015): General support (online registration, communications, signs, tickets, day of logistics, etc.)
  • Coordinate volunteers for the Buddy Walk; including recruitment.
  • Ability to manage and track volunteers, vendors, entertainment, and secure in- kind donations. 
  • Ability to manage a silent auction.  Will need to secure silent auction items and coordinate day of logistics for the auction.
  • Miscellaneous office support.
 
 
 
Qualifications:
·         Minimum of one to three years of relevant experience is required.
 
Application Process:
To apply, please send the following to admin@dsact.org by January 30, 2015:
·         Resume and Letter of Interest
·         At least two professional references with relevant knowledge of recent
Employment experience
 
DSACT is an Equal Opportunity Employer 
Application Due DateFriday, January 30, 2015
To ApplyApplication Process: To apply, please send the following to admin@dsact.org by January 30, 2015: • Resume and Letter of Interest • At least two professional references with relevant knowledge of recent Employment experience
Physical Address3710 Cedar Street
Austin, TX 78727
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Afterschool Counselors

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Monday, January 12, 2015

Job DescriptionThe Program Services YMCA Branch in Austin, TX is seeking Afterschool & Learning Center Site Directors, Assistant Site Directors, and Counselors to join our team for Spring programming.

We are looking for applicants who are available Monday through Friday between 2:30pm-6:30pm.

Pay rate: Starting at $9.00 an hour, based on experience and area of town working in

Job Description
The YMCA of Austin Afterschool & Learning Center programs are now hiring staff for the 2015 school year.
Staff members lead activities such as arts and crafts, organized games, science/math activities, and character development activities while helping with homework and reading. All majors encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include supervision of children, implementation of daily and weekly activities, and communication with parents.
Afterschool programs operate from 15 elementary schools across Round Rock ISD, Austin ISD, and Hays CISD. Learning Centers operate from four distinct affordable housing complexes – two in northeast Austin, one central-east Austin, and one near St. Edward’s university.

Employment includes a free individual YMCA of Austin membership and paid training hours. Enjoy fun and active afternoons while making differences in the lives of children!

Requirements:
 Minimum of 18 years of age
 Must be a High School graduate
 Must become certified in CPR & FA after hiring
 Must be responsible, punctual, creative, and organized
 Must enjoy working with elementary age children and have prior childcare experience
 Must have good communication skills
 Interested in contributing to our mission of putting Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
 Reliable transportation to attend work
 Team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude

Benefits:
Paid training hours
Valuable leadership experiences
Resume builder
Free CPR / First Aid certifications
Individual membership to all YMCA's of Austin (over $600.00/year value);
Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account

To ApplyQualified candidates may apply online through the following link: http://austinymca.theresumator.com/apply/cQMr8h/YMCA-Of-Austin-Afterschool-Counselors.html
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Executive Assistant

Council on At-Risk Youth
Posted on Monday, January 12, 2015

Start DateMonday, January 26, 2015
Job DescriptionPosition Title:  Executive Assistant
Work Schedule:  20 hours weekly
 
Job Summary:  The Executive Assistant for the Council on At-Risk Youth (CARY) works under the supervision of the CARY Executive Director.  The job entails responsibility for assisting the executive director in matters related to communications with the CARY board, maintenance of monthly and quarterly contract program reports, management of personnel files, and maintaining a student record system.   The job entails responsibility as follows: 
 
·       Supporting CARY board activities for scheduling board meetings, distributing board meeting agenda, scheduling board meeting space, maintaining board minutes with board secretary and providing support to individual board members with project activities;
 
·       Supporting executive director with staff personnel functions including advertising for positions, scheduling interviews, organizing staff and training meetings, maintaining personnel files, submitting criminal records checks, maintaining staff time sheets and monthly program reports and scheduling annual personnel evaluations;
 
·       Supporting executive director in fiscal management activities including banking, monitoring of contract fiscal activity, organizing materials for grants management and fiscal audits and supporting board treasurer in preparing and distributing monthly finance reports; 
 
·       Supporting executive director and development director in fund development activities including maintenance of donor lists, distribution of annual fund raising letter,  maintaining records of donations and issuing receipts,  and assisting in  making arrangements for fund raising events;
 
·       Supporting executive director in purchasing and maintaining supplies and materials, making post office transactions, maintaining organizational inventory of supplies, materials, equipment and related cost items.
 
·       Supporting executive director conducting research projects and in collecting and maintaining program evaluation data including maintenance of student file data, student tracking sheets, conducting data entry and generating data reports needed for annual evaluation;
 
·       Supporting executive director in coordination of volunteer activities including recruitment, screening, interviewing, assignment and supervision of volunteers on various CARY activity areas; 
 
·       Supporting executive director in the provision of other administrative and technical support as directed.     
 
 
 
Position Qualifications: High school degree  minimum, with bachelors degree preferred in business management, accounting, data processing, social services, social work, education, criminology or a closely related field,  with three years preferred paid  work experience as administrative technician or assistant, secretary, bookkeeper or closely allied occupation, in a  special education, mental health, correctional services or a closely related service setting.
 
Personal Abilities:
 
  • Ability to manage, organize, prioritize and set goals and  time frames,
 
  • Ability to interact with others in an effective and constructive manner;
 
  • Ability to make decisions in a consistent and timely manner;
 
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
 
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions;
 
  • Ability to identify problems and plan timely corrective actions;
 
  • Ability to handle several assignments at once;
 
  • Ability to exercise initiative, assertiveness, and deal with others tactfully;
 
  • Ability to utilize organizational and community resources effectively;
 
  • Ability to construct, document and maintain program information, data and reports;
   
  • Ability to utilize computer and software systems and to organize and maintain various automated record systems and data bases;
 
  • Ability to organize and maintain various office electronic and manual filing systems; 
 
  • Ability to interact and network with community representatives and stakeholders and to gather and exchange informal information quickly.
Application Due DateMonday, January 26, 2015
To ApplyPlease email your resume and a cover letter to info@cary4kids.org for consideration of this position. Part-Time/20 Hrs./week
Physical Address3710 Cedar St., Ste. 220
Austin, TX 78705
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IT Coordinator

African American Youth Harvest Foundation
Posted on Monday, January 12, 2015

Start DateMonday, February 2, 2015
Job DescriptionInformation Technology Coordinator

The African American Youth Harvest Foundation (AAYHF) is seeking a talented IT Coordinator who can keep the organization operational both at the network and security level and deliver ICT skill development programming to economically disadvantaged youth, adults, ESL and GED students.  This position will encompass supporting the common IT needs of a small organization of 25 employees, which includes  supporting desktop PC needs of staff, firewall and virus protection, backup of computer equipment and data storage, and providing software/hardware upgrades.  Secondly, the position requires providng youth programming to support the fully equipped technology lab at the Youth Resource Center while delivering  ICT skills development  for youth, adults, and various students.

Minimum Qualifications:

Great personality for working with urban populations, strong IT and youth engagement background, excellent communication skills both oral and written, and experience designing and delivering youth and adult technology classes and programs.  IT degree or equivalent required; Ability to work evenings and weekends; Broad experience with Windows, Mac OS X, and common applications (Microsoft Office, Abode Creative Suite, web browsers, etc.).  Knowledge of Office 365 and directory structure required; Able to manage multiple tasks, projects, and proirities.

Salary Range: $37,500 to $39,000

Send Letter of Interest and Resume to Michael Lofton, President and CEO at: mrloftontalkshow@att.net.  NO PHONE CALL PLEASE
Application Due DateMonday, January 26, 2015
To ApplySend Letter of Interest and Resume to Michael Lofton, President and CEO at: mrloftontalkshow@att.net. NO CALLS PLEASE
Physical Address6633 Hwy 290 East
Austin, TX 78723
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Development Manager

Green Doors
Posted on Monday, January 12, 2015

Job DescriptionFounded in 1990 by a formerly homeless young woman, Green Doors' mission is to transform lives and communities in Central Texas.  Green Doors accomplishes this by: creating affordable, safe, quality housing; providing residents with access to supportive services; and educating about, and advocating for, individuals and families struggling with homelessness and at-risk for homelessness.
 
Green Doors’ programmatic activity is broken out into 3 areas: 1) Housing; 2) Homeless Prevention Services; and 3) Education/Advocacy.  Green Doors’ Housing Program is focused on creating different types of housing tailored to the needs of residents. Throughout Austin, the organization owns and manages 28 properties, serving approximately 400 residents annually, and manages housing rental assistance vouchers for low income households. Through these opportunities, Green Doors is able to serve a variety of people struggling with poverty and homelessness, including veterans, persons with disabilities, and single parent families.
 
Green Doors Position Opening
 
Title:                           Development Manager
 
Reports To:                Executive Director
 
Job Description:         Primary responsibilities include: leading development efforts - specifically foundation, government and individual campaigns; grant writing and donor cultivation; data management and reporting; committee leadership and event support; and communication and public relations efforts.
 
Primary Roles and Tasks:
Development Leadership:
  • Help design, implement, and manage a comprehensive proactive development plan focused on expanding and enhancing relationships and increasing philanthropic support.
  • Advance Green Doors' interests by researching and identifying new sources of support, proactively seeking opportunities to generate new proposals based on funder guidelines and interests, and building strong communication ties.
  • Serve as staff lead for the Board Development Committee - creating a culture of possibility to reach fundraising goals. Ability to encourage and maintain direction towards fundraising goals, without getting sidetracked by other ideas, will be imperative.
  • Serve as lead for constituent database conversion and reimplementation (moving from Exceed (historical) to eTapestry within the first six months of position).
 
Grant Writing and Proposal Development:
  • Serve as the lead on preparing grants for government and civic support.
  • Develop highly competitive proposals and leverage diverse corporate and foundation goals and preferences in conjunction with organization’s goals.
  • Monitor proposal deadlines, prepare and edit proposals, and manage proposal submissions – always insuring a high quality product.
  • Role often requires the candidate to work independently on grants (vs. team writing).
 
Donor Identification and Cultivation:
  • Help identify individual, corporate, and foundation prospects; track research/contacts in a manner that multiple people may be successfully involved.
  • Maintain a high quality stewardship process for active corporate and foundation prospects and donors. Ensure that stewardship and reporting requirements are met to sustain successful partnerships, and maintain detailed records of solicitation activities.
  • Help implement an individual donor strategy which will include cultivation, solicitation and recognition components. Steward existing individual donors and obtain support from new individual donors.
 
Data Management and Reporting:
  • Serve as the lead for constituent database utilization related to fundraising, volunteers, and communication efforts.
  • Effectively enter/track/maintain data and proactively tailor data collection to organizational needs.
  • Ensure all donor acknowledgements, reports, updates, and other requirements are fulfilled in a high-quality, timely manner.
  • Regularly prepare development reports and assist with            queries related to the development plan and associated goals.
  • Maintain all work product on shared drive (server), ensuring compliance with existing organizational structure.
 
Development Committee and Event Support:
  • Host meetings, maintain scorecards, and facilitate communication with the Development Committee to achieve objectives.
  • Serve as the staff lead/collaborator on Committee hosted “Friendraisers.”
  • Assist in the leading of special events (both internal and third-party): create all communication pieces for events, steward relationships with third-party hosts, publish information about the event on Green Doors’ website and other internet-based avenues, etc.
 
Communication and Public Relations:
  • Promote the services of the organization and its programs: create and update program and agency communication pieces (with team input), solicit and schedule speaking engagements for staff, create campaign communication tools, represent Green Doors at tabling and speaking events, etc.
  • Create/Edit Green Doors’ email newsletter: obtain newsletter stories from staff members, edit stories for content and grammar, design layout, and arrange for printing and mailing of newsletters.
  • Collaborate on Facebook efforts, ensuring the lead staff receives appropriate updates to share.
  • Serve as a liaison between Green Doors’ Executive Director and the local media: obtain quotes and information from Executive and Deputy Directors to prepare press releases, create and distribute press releases to local media, pitch story ideas to local reporters, and schedule radio and television appearances, as needed.
  • Maintain the Green Doors website: regularly update donor lists, program statistics, and create web pages (with contractor), as necessary.
  • Help develop and execute Strategic Communication plan for Green Doors (this is a secondary task, development efforts will be the first priority during the initial six months of the position).
And perform other tasks as assigned/needed.
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required (related field preferred).
  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience in a non-profit development position required; development leadership experience strongly preferred. CFRE preferred.
  • Highly motivated self-starter, entrepreneurial team player who has a commitment to and passion for Green Doors’ mission.
  • Strategic vision and impeccable attention to organizational detail
  • Ability to work independently, but also possess a collaborative style and flexibility - seasoned with a sense of humor and perspective
  • Superb communication skills (both written and oral) – must be a strong writer
  • Experience using a constituent database for fundraising (eTapestry or Raiser’s Edge experience preferred). Candidates with previous database administration or leadership experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong candidates would be able to demonstrate previous success in: reaching fundraising goals, leading board efforts to increase organizational support, and have a history of high quality grants being written and awarded.
  • Ability to present professionally to a diverse group of constituents; strong public speaking experience is preferred.
  • Must have sensitivity to issues of lower-income people and marginalized communities. Ability to tell Green Doors’ story, without compromising the integrity of our mission or the people the organization serves, is imperative.
  • General computer literacy required (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Internet, etc.). Web publishing or design software experience preferred.
 
Additional Requirements:  Employee must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check, driving history check, and have a valid Texas Driver’s License to be eligible for employment. Position requires reliable transportation. Evening and weekend hours will be required.
Salary:                        Commensurate with Experience (includes competitive benefits package)
 
 
Please email a cover letter and resume, including the position title in the subject line, to the attention of Christa Noland (Executive Director) at hiring@greendoors.org. Visit our website at www.greendoors.org for more information on the organization. And please do not contact by phone.  EOE.
To ApplyPlease email a cover letter and resume, including the position title in the subject line, to the attention of Christa Noland (Executive Director) at hiring@greendoors.org. Visit our website at www.greendoors.org for more information on the organization. And please do not contact by phone. EOE.
Physical Address1503 S Ih-35
Austin, TX 78741
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Outreach Coordinator

AIDS Services of Austin
Posted on Friday, January 9, 2015

Job DescriptionUnder the direction of the Eligibility Services Manager, the Outreach Program Coordinator supervises two part-time Outreach Specialists and coordinates outreach programming/activities to target HIV positive individuals who do not know their HIV medical status or who are not in medical care. This coordinator also links or monitors linkage of individuals who are identified through case finding activities to both primary medical care and social services. The coordinator also conducts HIV educational classes at local incarceration facilities and attends resource fairs to support HIV/AIDS prevention and education to individuals exiting incarceration.
 
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:
  • Develop and implement program activities, policies, and procedures.
  • Hire, train, and supervise two part-time Outreach Specialists.
  • Develop, coordinate, and organize reports for grant-required data.
  • Collaborate and coordinate services with the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless, Salvation Army, ASA prevention, ASA case management, and other appropriate medical and social service agencies.
  • Collaborate and coordinate services with local hospitals, such as St. David’s Medical Center and Seton Family of Hospitals.
  • Collaborate and coordinate services with local incarceration facilities and halfway houses, such as Austin Transitional Center, South Austin Marketplace, and Encore House.
  • Design systems for monitoring client follow-through for referrals.
  • Implement innovative strategies to reach HIV positive Out-of-Care individuals who are not currently accessing HIV services—specifically, disenfranchised populations such as homeless individuals, recently incarcerated individuals, and MSM (men who have sex with men).
  • Determine, implement, and document service quality improvements with input and approval from the Director of Access Services.
  • Maintain documentation and program notes in the client records according to departmental standards by utilizing a computerized information system.
  • Coordinate and facilitate ongoing HIV 101 education classes at local jails.
  • Supervise and support daily activities of Outreach staff.
  • Assess program activities to determine if objectives are achieved.
  • 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.
  • Prepare programmatic reports under the guidance of the Eligibility Services Manager and/or Director of Access Services.
  • Participate in agency events, including ASA’s AIDS Walk.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Experience in facilitating small groups
  • Public speaking skills
  • Skills in creative, innovative, and solutions-oriented thinking
  • Knowledge of HIV, mental health, substance abuse, or related field
  • Knowledge of diverse populations and community resources
  • Skill in operating personal vehicle for department activities and ability to maintain vehicle liability insurance
  • Skill in operating office equipment, such as personal computer, calculator, copy machine, facsimile machine, and telephone system
  • Ability to work comfortably with diverse populations, with sensitivity to issues concerning HIV and all disabilities
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and competing priorities
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationship with coworkers, staff of community-based organizations, and various providers
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Bilingual/bicultural (English and Spanish) skills strongly preferred
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and competing priorities
  • Ability to make sound decisions in accordance with agency policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment, maintain strict confidentiality standards, and adhere to professional standards as defined by state and federal regulations
  • Ability to take precautionary steps to ensure the protection and integrity of protected health information
  • Ability to 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 field, plus three years of experience, or master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field, plus two years of experience, required
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in conducting street or community outreach or HIV prevention service delivery preferred (HIV outreach experience may substitute for relevant social service experience)
  • Experience working with individuals of diverse cultures, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities and/or expressions required
  • Understanding of the principles of harm reduction theory and Motivational Interviewing skills helpful
  • Experience working with individuals with substance use and/or mental health disorders 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.
 

Closing Date: January 23, 2015
Application Due DateFriday, January 23, 2015
To ApplySubmit a cover letter, agency application (www.asaustin.org/about_careers), and resume by mail to ASA, HR Dept, P.O. Box 4874, Austin, TX 78765; by fax to 512-452-3299; or by e-mail to asa.hr@asaustin.org. Please include your name in the name of any files submitted by email. No phone calls, please.
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Data Specialist

Women's Health & Family Planning Association of Texas
Posted on Friday, January 9, 2015

Start DateMonday, March 2, 2015
Job DescriptionOrganization
As the Title X grantee in Texas, Women’s Health and Family Planning Association of Texas (WHFPT), through its provider network, assists individuals in determining the number and spacing of their children. This promotes positive birth outcomes and healthy families. The education, counseling, and medical services available in Title X funded clinic settings facilitate the achievement of these goals.
 
Salary Range:     $65,000 - $70,000
 
Job Summary:   The Data Specialist is responsible for formulating, implementing and ensuring compliance with WHFPT’s data collection policies and procedures. Through education, information, reporting, and on-going technical support, the Data Specialist ensures that reporting agencies are able to capture and report, via WHFPT’s centralized data collection system, timely and accurate client and service delivery data. This position works closely with, and supports the efforts of, the Quality Assurance and Program Management departments. 
 
Ideal Candidate:
  1. A bachelor’s degree in a related field of study.
  2. A minimum of four years of data entry, collection, analysis, and reporting experience.
  3. Must be highly organized, able to work in a fast-paced, groundbreaking, multidisciplinary, team oriented environment, and be deadline and detail-oriented.
  4. Advanced proficiency in Excel and the ability to learn other agency software.
  5. Working knowledge of SQL, SPSS or other statistical software, Salesforce, and Microsoft Office 365.
  6. Knowledge of Health Information Exchange (HIE) practices and Electronic Health Reports (EMR) is a plus.
  7. Understanding of family planning billing and coding is preferred.
  8. Previous experience working in a nonprofit or healthcare setting is valued. 
Key Responsibilities:
  1. Develops data collection and evaluation methodologies, including format design, project criteria and requirements, data compilation, relevancy, and usage.
  2. Establishes data quality standards and works with reporting agencies to ensure they are met.
  3. Trains and educates reporting agencies on data collection requirements, techniques, and processes.
  4. Manages contract with, and serves as staff liaison with, data collection vendor.
  5. Evaluates current systems to improve operations, enhance accuracy, and improve patient care.
  6. Performs procedures for data preparation including data cleaning, standardization, and analysis.
  7. Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual data reports for internal use, federal reports, and distribution.
  8. Troubleshoots data submission errors and data error issues.
  9. Stays current with governmental and regulatory requirements affecting family planning.
  10. Maintain professional appearance, behavior, attitude, and integrity.
  11. Promote a team approach through cooperation, mutual respect, flexibility, and dependability.
  12. Exhibit good stewardship of resources, including self-care.
  13. Provides staff leadership to the Data Quality Work Group.
Application Due DateThursday, February 12, 2015
To ApplyPlease send your resume and a separate cover letter to michelle.beckham@whfpt.org and be sure to answer the following questions in your cover letter: 1. What about working for this organization interests you? 2. What specific qualifications do you feel you possess that would make you an asset to WHFPT? 3. How do you achieve balance in your life? If asked to participate in the group interview process, please be prepared to be in Austin, TX the week of February 16, 2015.
Physical Address1114 Lost Creek Blvd.
Austin, TX 78746
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Training and Outreach Manager

Women's Health & Family Planning Association of Texas
Posted on Friday, January 9, 2015

Start DateMonday, March 2, 2015
Job DescriptionOrganization:
As the Title X grantee in Texas, Women’s Health and Family Planning Association of Texas (WHFPT), through its provider network, assists individuals in determining the number and spacing of their children. This promotes positive birth outcomes and healthy families. The education, counseling, and medical services available in Title X funded clinic settings facilitate the achievement of these goals.
 
Salary Range:     $55,000 - $60,000
 
Job Summary:   The Training and Outreach Manager is responsible for designing, planning, coordinating, and evaluating WHFPT’s annual training program based on the educational needs of the network and Title X annual key issues and priorities.  This position is also responsible for planning and implementing outreach activities that will serve to educate Texans on the value of Title X services and to ensure effective and timely access to care.
 
 Ideal Candidate:
  1. A bachelor’s degree in a related field of study.
  2. Superior verbal and written communication and project management skills.
  3. Excellent people skills, with experience collaborating with a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team.
  4. Experience in designing and implementing training curriculums, preferably in a healthcare setting.
  5. Demonstrated ability to successfully develop, plan, implement, and evaluate innovative outreach strategies and special events; experience with the hospitality industry is a plus.
  6. Proficient in using technology as a management reporting tool and experience working with information technology to develop and implement evaluation systems.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  1. Ensure the establishment of a robust training program which addresses the needs of WHFPT’s sub-  recipients and meets the standards established by the Title X Program Guidelines.
  2. Secure resources needed to fulfill the goals of the training program.
  3. Assure that appropriate educational processes are in place to ensure high quality family planning services are available at all Title X clinic sites.
  4. Build and maintain strong relationships with community partners and stakeholders.
  5. Coordinate special events, including but not limited to, quarterly symposiums and the annual conference.
  6. Promote the mission, philosophy, vision, and objectives of the organization.
  7. Stay current with governmental and regulatory requirements affecting family planning.
  8. Maintain professional appearance, behavior, attitude, and integrity.
  9. Promote a team approach through cooperation, mutual respect, flexibility, and dependability.
  10. Exhibit good stewardship of resources, including self-care.
  11. Provides leadership to the Training and Outreach Work Group.
Application Due DateThursday, February 12, 2015
To ApplyPlease send your resume and a separate cover letter to michelle.beckham@whfpt.org and be sure to answer the following questions in your cover letter: 1. What about working for this organization interests you? 2. What specific qualifications do you feel you possess that would make you an asset to WHFPT? 3. How do you achieve balance in your life? If asked to participate in the group interview process, please be prepared to be in Austin, TX the week of February 16, 2015.
Physical Address1114 Lost Creek Blvd.
Austin, TX 78746
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Volunteer Coordinator, Part-time

AGE of Central Texas
Posted on Friday, January 9, 2015

Start DateFriday, January 16, 2015
Job DescriptionGeneral Description:  This Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for planning, organizing, and managing the volunteer program. The Volunteer Coordinator assesses the organization’s needs and then meets those needs through the recruitment, placement, and retention of volunteers.
 
Hours:  Hourly, 15 hours/week
 
Essential Functions
  • Identify volunteer assignments that provide meaningful work for volunteers and write the volunteer position descriptions in consultation with appropriate staff. Work with program and department staff regularly to assess needs and generate appropriate volunteer opportunities.
 
  • Recruit appropriate volunteers through multiple channels (online, outreach events) and ensure they are properly screened, matched, and trained for a position. Orient volunteers to increase their understanding of the organization, its clients, its services and the role and responsibilities of volunteers. Provide ongoing support, training, and guidance for volunteers. Implement a system of consistent communication between the organization and its volunteers.
 
  • Motivate, inspire, and recognize volunteers and their work. Plan and implement formal and informal volunteer recognition activities to recognize the contribution of volunteers to the organization. Develop opportunities for volunteers to deepen their connection to the organization and its mission to nurture and strengthen the relationship.
 
  • Manage requests for group volunteer opportunities from civic, corporate, and religious groups. Plan, coordinate, and supervise group volunteer activities.
 
  • Develop, administer, and review policies and procedures which guide the volunteer programs and services, and reflect the overall values of the organization. Implement a system to track volunteer service and maintain records on all volunteers.
 
  • Raise staff awareness of the role and function of volunteers and provide ongoing support and training to staff to work effectively and collaboratively with volunteers.
 
  • Assist with AGE events as needed and other duties as assigned.
 
Authority:
The Volunteer Coordinator 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.  This position has no direct staff supervisory responsibilities, but does supervise the organization’s volunteers.
 
Working Relationship
  • Selected by the Director of Development and Outreach, and responsible to him/her. 
 
Required Qualifications:
Candidates need to show evidence of the following:
  • excellent communication skills;
  • strong interpersonal skills, customer service skills, and the ability to deal with a diverse range of people and opinions;
  • strong judge of character;
  • ability to inspire and motivate others;
  • ability to manage conflict;
  • project planning and management skills;
  • public speaking skills;
  • ability to work with a team;
  • ability to deal with information in a confidential manner and respond with sensitivity to the opinions of others.
  • ability to operate standard office equipment, including but not limited to, computers, telephone systems, copiers and facsimile machines.
  • must be able to bend, lift, squat, and carry items weighing up to 30 lbs.
 
Desirable Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of volunteerism and volunteer management practices preferred but not required
  • Experience with nonprofit administration preferred but not required
  • Some college/university preferred but not required
  • 1-2 years’ work experience in related position preferred but not required
  • Acquainted with community resources in Central Texas communities preferred
  • Commitment to senior issues, public health, and community engagement preferred
 
This job operates in a professional office environment, program areas, and remote sites, including outside and off-site locations in various weather conditions. Standard office hours are Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm. Evening and weekend work frequently required as job duties demand. Travel throughout Austin metro area is required.
 
Evaluations:
Job performance will be evaluated at the end of the first six months of employment and at least once a year thereafter.  The performance appraisal will be conducted by the Director of Development and Outreach. 
 
General Statement: This document may be changed in the future to reflect the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.  Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent.
Application Due DateFriday, January 30, 2015
To ApplyInterested parties should fax (512-451-3110) or e-mail (info@ageofcentraltx.org) a resume and cover letter. Calls are not accepted. Deadline to apply is January 30, 2013.
Physical Address3710 Cedar Street
Austin, 78705
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Program Director, Adult Day Health Center

AGE of Central Texas
Posted on Friday, January 9, 2015

Start DateFriday, January 16, 2015
Job Description

JOB TITLE:  Program Director
Salary:
Commensurate with education and experience

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. 

Application Due DateFriday, January 23, 2015
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 Street
Austin, TX 78705
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Accounts Payable/Receivable Associate

Emancipet
Posted on Thursday, January 8, 2015

Job DescriptionThe Accounts Payable/Receivable Associate (AR/AP) provides administrative bookkeeping and financial support for all clinic locations to meet Emancipet’s Bottom Lines of high quality medical care, transformative customer service and sustainable finance. What does this mean to you? The AR/AP position will need to have a solid understanding of the Emancipet’s key programs and some of our more complex financial management and accounting needs. The AR/AP Associate’s time will be spent preparing revenue files that extrapolate information from Emancipet’s medical software and preparing it in a format ready to enter into our accounting software. Preparation of the revenue files is Excel intensive. Additionally, the position will post expense and inventory transactions to the general ledger. Our ideal AR/AP Associate must have a minimum of two years experience in a bookkeeping position and a High School Diploma or GED required, Associate’s degree preferred.
 
Is It You?
 
There’s a chance you may be our ideal Medical/Financial Records Specialist if you meet the description above, and if:
  • You are so detailed oriented that your closet is organized by color, size and season.
  • You love it when friends come over and move your books or records around because you get to re-alphabetize when they leave.
  • You are such a problem solver that your ideal Sunday morning consists of curling up on your couch with a cup of coffee and the NY Times Crossword.
  • You are a great communicator…you can just as easily explain to your 3 year old niece why the sky is blue as you can explain to your fellow peers the importance of checks and balances.
  • You love Excel and you love Excel!
To ApplySend a very detailed cover letter and resume to: Ruth Hernandez, Accounting Manager, ruth.hernandez@emancipet.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78752
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Part-Time English/Spanish Program Specialist/Trainer

Austin Free-Net
Posted on Thursday, January 8, 2015

Start DateThursday, January 15, 2015
Job DescriptionDESCRIPTION

Austin Free-Net is looking for motivated, Spanish/English bilingual individuals to provide computer training to adults part-time. Some marketing and reporting is involved. The available hours for one of the positions are in the evenings from 5pm - 8pm M-R and afternoons on Fridays. The other position may include some mornings and afternoons.

Responsibilities include:

-Work with the AFN management team, and partner site manager(s) to coordinate and deliver computer training in Spanish and extended access hours for PCC partner sites.
-Assume responsibility for working with the AFN Director of Program & Training Director to ensure the appropriate materials and supplies are available in Spanish for training needs for the PCC partner sites.
-Coordinate all preparatory work leading to training and workshops at PCC partner sites. This includes document translation in Spanish using Word and Excel, managing and packing
training supplies and corresponding with PCC sites via email, phone, and in person.
-Assist PCC partner sites and AFN staff in the development of sustainable outreach and training plans.
-Provide direct training to PCC partner clients and volunteers in Spanish.
-Work with PCC partner sites to gather and report in a timely manner all required PCC training statistics.
-Manage forms and data collection by collaborating directly with AFN staff and staff at PCC partner sites after each session.
-Assist the team in identifying, recruiting, training, and utilizing community volunteers, especially bi-lingual trainers.
-Participate as an active team member with the AFN training team creating a common set of "best practices" for partner agencies to use to identify and recommend curricula, clinic trainings,
professional development for program specialists, creating catalogs, handouts, and other documentation as required.

POSITION TYPE
Part-time, 10-20 hours per week
QUALIFICATIONS
Preferred:
-Bachelor's degree English, Spanish, Communications, Social Work or experience in teaching; 

Required:
-Proficiency in Spanish; ability to read, write and speak;
-Experience with employment coaching, resume writing, and job applications; 
-Advanced computer skills using Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Adobe, etc.;
-Good listener; patient teacher; 
-A team player with positive attitude and a passion for the AFN mission;
-Experience working with one or more of the vulnerable population group, adult learners who have low digital literacy skills and or are low income; 
-Demonstrated experience leading presentations and/or training sessions; 
-Detail-oriented with strong writing skills;
-Proven organizational and problem-solving skills;
-Strong "people" skills;
-Team player who is also capable of working independently and with minimal oversight;
-Demonstrated flexibility when priorities change;
-Capacity to thrive under pressure while working on multiple tasks and projects;
-Ability to set priorities for self, team and peers, and adjust when priorities change;
-Experience working with volunteers;
WORK DAYS AND TIMES
M-F evening and morning positions available

Application Due DateThursday, January 22, 2015
To ApplyTo apply, please email your resume and cover letter to juanita.budd@austinfree.net No phone calls, please.
Physical Address2209 Rosewood
Austin, TX 78702
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Aquatics Coordinator

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Thursday, January 8, 2015

Job DescriptionThe Town Lake branch of the YMCA of Austin is looking for an Aquatics Coordinator to join our team! 

Under the guidance of the Aquatics Director, the Aquatics Coordinator will assist in managing all aspects of the aquatic department in accordance with the mission and purpose of the YMCA of Austin. The individual is responsible for the initiation and implementation of high quality, member-focused aquatics programs, the training and supervision of necessary staff, and the evaluation and modification of these initiatives. Also, the individual will be responsible for assisting with the daily operations of the natatorium.

We are looking for applicants who are available to work a flexible schedule totaling about 28 hours per week. Occasional weekend and evening work will be required.

 

Qualifications:

  • Education- Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in recreation, youth programming, non-profit management or related field or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Experience- One to two years of professional experience including experience in aquatics and supervising others and leading teams.
  • Previous YMCA experience preferred.
  • Certifications- Current CPR, First Aid, Emergency Oxygen, Lifeguard, Lifeguard Instructor and swim lesson instructor certifications. YMCA instructor certifications preferred. Must be able to obtain CPO within 3 months. LGI, WSIT preferred.

Technical Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Knowledge of member relations system and/or database
  • Thorough understanding of the mission and objectives of the YMCA of Austin.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Ability to apply knowledge of accounting and finance basics
  • Must assume responsibility for accuracy and timeliness of work product.
  • Willingness to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Ability to multi-task.

Compensation:

$12-14 per hour, depending on experience,

Benefits:

  • Individual membership to all YMCA's of Austin (over $600.00/year value) 
  • Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account upon eligibility 

To ApplyQualified candidates may apply online through the following link by January 21, 2015: http://austinymca.theresumator.com/apply/GgF9C7/Aquatics-Coordinator.html
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Special Events Coordinator

Lutheran Social Services of the South
Posted on Thursday, January 8, 2015

Job DescriptionOverview

Lutheran Social Services of the South, Inc. (LSS), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is committed to serving people in need, including children, seniors, the financially challenged, and disaster response in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. LSS is the largest provider of children's residential care in Texas and currently serves more than 26,000 individuals annually. LSS oversees more than 337 foster homes through our Foster In Texas (FIT) program and operates Lutheran Adoption Services of Texas (LAST), three children's residential facilities in Texas, and charter schools on three campuses. LSS also provides services for seniors in five senior retirement communities as well as critical assistance and emergency response to those impacted by financial hardship and natural disasters.

Responsibilities

General Description:
The Special Events Coordinator will assist the Vice President for Community/Church Relations in the broad program of community/church relations and fund development through special fund-raising events, recruitment of volunteers, and development of relationships with the community and churches.


Essential Duties:

General:
•Execute successful fundraising events with volunteer committees, providing coordination and support, to meet goals.
•Build relationships with community leaders, volunteers and pastors.
•Recruit and maintain volunteers and ambassadors in partnership with various Agency ministries.
•Represent and promote the Agency at church and civic functions.
•Work with marketing in the preparation and release of new articles, photographs, videos, web content and email campaigns.
•Use social networking, e-newsletters and email to communicate with volunteers and donors.
•Share in the responsibility for development and execution of the Agency's long-range plans.
•Set a personal example of the highest level of leadership, teamwork and cooperation, dedicated to providing superior quality services within or below the approved budget and Agency policy guidelines.
•Participate in in-service education programs for continued personal growth.
•Driving/travel required.



Additional Functions:
•Perform other duties as directed. Qualifications

•Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, public relations or related field.
•Two (2) years' experience in the field of fund development, public relations, or comparable marketing or sales experience. •Demonstrates computer and web literacy as well as proficiency in various forms of social media.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Sensitivity to the service population's cultural and socio-economic characteristics.
•Excellent problem solving skills and team collaboration.
•Demonstrates reliability, creativity, high-energy, and works well independently.
•Possesses a valid driver's license and has an excellent driving record.
•Works effectively within a church-related agency and, specifically, the Lutheran Church constituency.
To ApplyPlease apply via our careers page: https://careers-lsss.icims.com/jobs
Physical Address8305Crosspark Drive
Austin, TX 78754
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Development Manager

Any Baby Can of Austin
Posted on Thursday, January 8, 2015

Job DescriptionGENERAL DESCRIPTION:  To ensure Any Baby Can achieves its mission to serve families in Central Texas, the Development Manager will focus on individual giving, special events, corporate and workplace giving. This position is highly collaborative with the Major Gifts Manager, Chief Communications Officer, Development and Volunteer Coordinator and Chief Development Officer.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 
Individual Giving
  • Implement fundraising cycle for individual donors through coordination of transactional fundraising strategies (i.e. direct mail, online fundraising, viral fundraising campaigns) and gift acknowledgment plan (i.e. thank you letters and donor benefits).
  • Develop and monitor production timeline and budget for transactional fundraising strategies, in collaboration with the Chief Communications Officer.
  • Lead list generation for direct mail campaigns.
  • Coordinate post-campaign evaluation and reporting for transactional fundraising strategies.
 
Fundraising Events
  • Execute Any Baby Can’s annual gala, Rockin’ Roundup. Monitor event budget, coordinate and direct event committees and manage project internally with the Any Baby Can Development Team.
  • Coordinate annual Holiday Adopt a Family Program, in collaboration with Program staff.
  • Support third party event committees.
  • Coordinate Any Baby Can’s participation in Amplify Austin, in collaboration with the Chief Communications Officer and the Development Team.  
  • Screen requests from community for events to benefit Any Baby Can.
  • Conduct post-event follow-up, evaluation, and recognition for all events.

Corporate/Civic Giving
  • Conduct research on corporate and civic prospects and donors.
  • Maintain a corporate donor prospect list and identify opportunities for support through analysis of giving history, company philanthropic strategies, and connections to ABC.
  • Support Chief Development Officer in maintaining relationships with major corporate donors.
  • Facilitate volunteer projects for businesses and civic organizations.
  • Support Chief Communications Director on corporate campaigns involving media as needed.
 
Workplace Giving
  • Participate in and coordinate requests for agency speakers at corporations and civic organizations (including churches).
  • Assist Chief Development Officer and President and CEO with developing and maintaining relationships with current Workplace Giving partners (e.g. United Way, corporate giving programs).
  • Coordinate employee giving at ABC to encourage a culture of philanthropy among staff.
  • Receive and review workplace giving reports.
  • Ensure appropriate stewardship activities. Coordinate with Development and Volunteer Coordinator on gift acknowledgement.
 
Other Development Responsibilities
  • Coordinate with Major Gifts Manager in conducting donor relations involving major donors on the Moves Management list (e.g. direct mail, special events, and workplace giving).
  • Collaborate with Development and Volunteer Coordinator, Major Gifts Manager and Chief Communications Officer to ensure appropriate donor recognition agency newsletters, annual reports, and other ABC publications.
  • Participate in annual planning by developing goals for assigned revenue streams.
  • Maintain updated, accurate information in the donor database.
  • Provide support to the Chief Development Officer in working with the Development Committee.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree, plus a minimum 1-2 years development experience within a nonprofit organization; special event, direct mail and donor database experience preferred.
  • Exceptional public relations skills and commitment to high quality customer service and a proven ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Attention to detail and exceptional writing and editing skills; strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to ethical principals of fundraising and a team oriented philosophy, as well as ability to work independently.
  • Strong computer proficiency with all MS Office suite products, especially MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook, fundraising software, and database applications.
  • Flexibility; willingness to adjust schedule as needed to meet demand of job; requires occasional work outside of normal business hours.
 
To ApplyPlease submit cover letter and resume to jobs@anybabycan.org or fax to 512-334-4471. Any Baby Can provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including agency-paid health benefits, paid leave for vacation, personal time off, holidays (including a winter break), an Employee Assistance Program, 401K and Flexible Spending Accounts. EOE
Physical Address1121 East 7th Street
Austin, TX 78702
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Communications Manager

Any Baby Can
Posted on Thursday, January 8, 2015

Job DescriptionGENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Communications Manager reports to the Chief Communications Officer and shares in the development and implementation of a comprehensive, quality communications and outreach program that ensures the articulation of the agency’s desired position and image to all constituencies both internal and external.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Support Chief Communications Officer to shape and maintain the Any Baby Can brand through all online and offline channels to engage the community, donors, volunteers and former families.
  • Manage planning, designing, and executing all print and web marketing materials, including annual reports, development program summaries, events invitations, posters, flyers, etc.
  • Build Any Baby Can’s brand and name recognition by securing media coverage of events and programs, writing and submitting news releases, building relationships with media outlets.
  • Strengthen online assets by maintaining the website including updating content and images, photography, creating forms and troubleshooting.
  • Design marketing collateral and presentations.
  • Execute media relations efforts and press material development.
  • Plans, manages, contributes and evaluates social media presence and ensures messaging is accurate, compelling and consistent.
  • Participate in design, planning and implementation of public relations events, donor appreciations events, cultivation events, and other external events.
  • Lead the development and implementation of an agency-wide outreach program, including annual outreach plan.
  • Partner with key staff to identify and coordinate strategic outreach activities, such as fairs and events, in which to participate.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related field
  • Four plus years of communications and/or marketing experience, preferably in non-profit
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Tech savvy; expertise in Word, Excel, PowerPoint,  website editing and graphic design, databases, and ability to quickly learn and master new programs
  • Well-organized, systematic thinker with impeccable attention to detail
  • Disciplined, strong work ethic
  • Collaborative work style but ability to work independently
  • Commitment to the mission and values of the organization
To ApplyPlease submit cover letter and resume to jobs@anybabycan.org or fax to 512-334-4471. Any Baby Can provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including agency-paid health benefits, paid leave for vacation, personal time off, holidays (including a winter break), an Employee Assistance Program, 401K and Flexible Spending Accounts. EOE
Physical Address1121 East 7th Street
Austin, 78702
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Services Coordinator

Drive a Senior North Central
Posted on Thursday, January 8, 2015

Start DateThursday, January 15, 2015
Job DescriptionDrive a Senior North Central of Austin
Job Description
Job title: Services Coordinator
Reporting to: Executive Director
Salary: $10.50 per hour: Sick Leave and Vacation Leave Accrued @ Four Hours per Month
Hours: 20 Hours Per Week: 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Location: Drive a Senior North Central of Austin (DBA Faith in Action Caregivers-North Central
Austin) 1640 E. 2nd St., B-200
Austin, TX 78702
Contact: Tina Prikryl, Executive Director nc@driveasenior.com
512-302-5980
Purpose of position
The purpose of the Services Coordinator Position is to provide administrative support to our faith-based mission of connecting volunteers and seniors in our community
Key responsibilities & duties
The Services Coordinator, under the direction of the Executive Director, coordinates the activities of volunteers and assists in achieving the goals of Drive a Senior-North Central Austin as defined in its vision and mission statements. Candidates for the Services Coordinator position must have a personal vehicle and a valid Texas driver’s license and must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check.
The Services Coordinator is responsible for fulfilling day-to-day front office operation, coordinating member services, and completing tasks associated with member services. This involves coordinating and scheduling rides between member recipients and volunteer members through telephone and internet communications and scheduling taxi services for member recipients when needed. This position involves working with office volunteers and includes maintaining office volunteer schedules. She/He shall learn and utilize the Assisted Rides Scheduling Program and be able to instruct/assist volunteers to use this system. In addition the Services Coordinator may be assigned special tasks by the Executive Director or the Board of Directors as necessary.

Education and Experience Required
One year experience in a prior social service or volunteer coordination position
Prior experience with a non-profit organization is a plus
Prior administrative experience is a plus
Experience with recent Microsoft Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office
Software, including a good working knowledge of Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook
Experience with office equipment, including fax and copy machines
Skills Required
Mature and compassionate with seniors.
Must have good written and verbal communication skills
Must be able to organize, coordinate, and manage volunteer resources effectively
Must have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to problem solve with volunteers and clients
Must be flexible and have good team building skills
Must be comfortable speaking in public
Knowledge of the North Central Austin geographic area a plus

To Applysend resume via email to Tina Prikryl nc@driveasenior.org or nccaregivers@gmail.com
Physical Address1640 E 2nd St Ste B-200
Austin, TX 78702
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Office Manager

Asian Family Support Services of Austin
Posted on Thursday, January 8, 2015

Job DescriptionHalf-time Office Manager
Started in 1992, Asian Family Support Services of Austin is a nonprofit organization that helps
and empowers victims and survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault and trafficking. The
agency improves their access to services and increases community awareness of various forms
of gender based violence and oppression.

We are looking for a dynamic and highly effective individual to fulfill the position of half-time
Office Manager to ensure efficient and effective day-to-day operations of the agency.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
Office Management
  • Design, implement and enforce office policies.
  • Updating health and safety policies and ensuring that they are being adhered to.
  • Ensuring a safe work environment for employees.
  • Ensure proper facilities operations (maintenance of security door codes, building access
  •      keys and etc.)
  • Designing a filing system for administration, corporate, vendor and grant records and
  •      ensuring that these systems are up-to-date.
  • Developing a procedure for maintaining corporate and grant records.
  • Maintaining the office budget and keeping track of all expenses.
  • Prepare large mail-outs for development projects.
  • Collect monthly financials and ensure proper coding to be submitted to the Program and
  • Operation Director.
  • Ensure office schedules and agency contact lists are updated.
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive data.
Vendor Management
 
Research & negotiate the purchase of office supplies and furniture, office equipment,
etc., for the entire staff in accordance with company purchasing policies and budgetary
restrictions.

Facilities Management
  • Ensure office is clean and organized and designed for effective operations.
  • Maintain ALL office supplies such as stationary, kitchen supplies and other essential items.
  • Supervise the maintenance and repair of office equipment, including copier, fax machine, etc.
  • Ensure agency computers, servers and other technology platforms are in functional order and effectively collaborate with agency IT contractor.
  • Pick –up mail from the post office and distribute to the staff.
Communication
  •  Handle community inquiries.
  •  Maintain company website and its presence on all social media platforms.
  •  Maintain office correspondence.
  •  Ensure Standard Operating Procedures are updated and distributed to staff.
Executive Director Related Projects
  • Coordinate staff and board meetings (taking minutes, setting up location, coordinate communication withattendees).
  • Assist the Executive Director on development and administrative projects as assigned.
Skills and Attributes
• Strong ability to meet competing priorities and work within high paced environment.
• Effective use of time and quick turn-around time on assigned projects.
• Strong project management skills.
• Strong knowledge of office software and technology hardware.
• Strong ability to problem solve with little guidance.
• Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor and colleagues.
• Excellent writing and grammar skills
• Detail oriented with excellent planning and organizational skills.
• Working knowledge of mail processes such as postage machine, USPS, Federal Express and UPS.
• Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.
• Strong customer service skills and high level of professionalism.
• Professional appearance and manner.
• Ability to negotiate effectively.
• Ability to lift approximately 15-20 lbs.

Other Requirements
 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
 At least three years of previous experience in office management.
 Have a valid work permit.
To ApplyPlease send your resume to info@afssaustin.org
Physical AddressHighland mall area
Austin, TX 78739
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Care Manager

PLANCTX, Inc.
Posted on Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Job DescriptionSummary: To manage and provide care, and advocate on behalf of clients affected by one or more mental illnesses and/or dual disorders (mental illnesses and substance use disorders). Provide services to clients and their families out in the community in the Greater Austin Area.  

Education/Experience: PREFERRED: Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, or related disciplines, and licensed as an LCSW, LPC, LCDC or LMFT and having at least three years of relevant experience serving adults with mental illness, OR Bachelor's degree in social work and licensed as an LBSW, or psychology or other closely related helping field and having at least four years of relevant experience. Clean criminal background check and good driving record a must. WILL CONSIDER: LMSW; LPCi; LCDCi and others working toward licensure and/or further credentials.  

Equipment: Must have access to a personal automobile, have a valid Texas driver's license, and submit up to date clean driving record and proof of liability insurance. Must have basic computer skills and be able to write legibly.

Other Skills/Experience/Knowledge: Good working knowledge of local resources, be a team player, excellent oral and written communication skills, sharp organizational skills, excellent crisis intervention skills, and experience working with and respect for familiy members of persons with mental illnesses and/or dual disorders.  
To ApplyWrite an e-mail to Debbie Webb, Ph.D., Executive Director at info@planctx.org and attach your resume. You will be sent an application and invited to apply if you meet minimum qualifications.
Physical Address4110 Guadalupe
Bldg 781, Ste. 410
Austin, TX 78751
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Development & Operations Associate (Admin)

Austin Parks Foundation
Posted on Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Job DescriptionTitle: Development & Operations Associate  
Reports to: Development Director
Full Time (Part-Time negotiable)
Date Available: Immediately
 
Austin Parks Foundation (APF) is a thriving, fast-paced nonprofit improving parks in Austin and Travis County. We build public/private partnerships to improve parks, trails, and open space.
 
Job Description:
This is an administrative position supporting the daily operations of APF.
 
The Development & Operations Associate will support the APF team by providing “front desk” customer service, performance of day-to-day administrative tasks and donor database management. In addition, the Development & Operations Associate will oversee general office needs and IT trouble-shooting.
 
Administrative/Customer Service
  • Answer phones, mail and email correspondence.  Greet guests.
  • Generate donor acknowledgment and tax letters. Meet donation processing deadlines for any year-end donations (Dec. 31).
  • Respond to inquiries from Sponsored Fund (Park Adopters Groups), donors and the public.
  • Work with Accountant to correspond with and provide account statements to Sponsored Funds.
  • Assist with fundraising correspondence, including mass mailings.
 
Database Administration / Data Entry
  • Enter, import, clean and export donor data.
  • Generate development reports. Create mailing and prospect lists.
  • Process and acknowledge donations.
  • Retrieve and record donation data from 3rd party processors.
  • Identify data needs. Evaluate current system’s effectiveness. Propose and implement solutions.
  • Create manual for data entry and retrieval.  Define database capabilities and limitations.
 
Office Management
  • Ensure technology and office tools are in working order. Manage subscriptions and services.
  • Provide basic IT trouble-shooting/support to Austin Park Foundation’s 6-member team.
  • Ensure general housekeeping and office supplies needs are met. Run errands as needed.
  • Support the Executive Director as needed.
 
Other duties as assigned.
 
The successful candidate possesses/is:
  • Administrative support experience
  • Strong technology skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Mac
  • Experience with CRM/donor databases (Salesforce administrator experience preferred)
  • Detail-oriented
  • Organized
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, small non-profit environment
Application Due DateMonday, January 19, 2015
To ApplyAPF offers generous personal time off, insurance, IRA, and other great fringe benefits. How to Apply: Send your cover letter, resume and 3 – 5 professional references to jobs@austinparks.org. Please include salary requirements. No phone calls please.
Physical Address507 Calles St, Ste 116
Austin, TX 78702
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Resource Center Coordinator

African American Youth Harvest Foundation
Posted on Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Start DateMonday, February 2, 2015
Job DescriptionResource Center Coordinator

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

Requirements:

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

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

Send Letter of Interest and Resume to Michael Lofton, President and CEO at: mrloftontalkshow@att.net.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
Application Due DateFriday, January 23, 2015
To ApplySend Letter of Interest and Resume to Michael Lofton, President and CEO at: mrloftontalkshow@att.net. NO CALLS PLEASE
Physical Address6633 Hwy 290 East
Austin, TX 78723
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Part-Time Hotline Advocate

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Posted on Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Start DateMonday, January 26, 2015
Job DescriptionThe National Domestic Violence Hotline is currently seeking PT Hotline Advocates (2 positions).

The PT Hotline Advocate is a member of the National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) Program Team and is supervised by the Manager of Hotline Services.

The PT Hotline Advocate is scheduled for 16  hours per week. Required meetings may necessitate attendance during hours outside of the Hotline Advocate’s regular schedule.

The PT Hotline Advocate responds to incoming calls on the NDVH from victims, advocates, general public and service providers and provides crisis intervention, referrals, information and problem solving to all callers.

Due to NDVH’s 24/7, 365 days per year operation, the PT Hotline Advocate will be required to work night, weekend, and holidays. This position requires a high level of empathy and sensitivity to all incoming inquiries.

We are currently hiring for the following shifts:

1)     Sunday and Monday, 9:45 am – 6:15 pm

2)     Friday and Saturday, 1:45 pm – 10:15 pm

 

Essential Responsibilities/Duties

 

  • Provide crisis intervention, safety planning, education, advocacy and referrals to caller’s as appropriate.
  • Collects demographic information on all calls (including TTY calls), enters caller’s needs and caller’s situations into caller application and documents referrals given to callers;
  • Refers unresolved problems between service providers and the NDVH callers to Hotline Coordinator.
  • Assist program administration in keeping the database system updated by reporting all changes to be made in service provider information.
  • Respond to caller’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 the phone and maintaining common areas as necessary.
  • Accepts calls from victims and/or the general public.  Provides referrals to local services; provides information/education about domestic violence.
  • Accepts calls from service providers; networks with service providers; receives updated service directory information from service providers.
  • Places out-going conference telephone calls to service providers to advocate for NDVH callers’ needs; refers unresolved problems between service providers and NDVH callers to Hotline Coordinator; documents contacts and results.
  • Advocates shall maintain standards of conduct that are empowerment-based and nonjudgmental; Advocates shall respond to all calls in a professional manner with a tone of calmness, sensitivity, empathy and non-judgment; Advocates shall respond to all calls with accurate information; Advocates shall make effective and efficient use of time and information for each NDVH call.
  • Participates in monthly in-services, team meetings and supervision with management.
  • Adheres to the NDVH’s Crisis Intervention Model and Guiding Principles

 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.

 

Job Requirements and Responsibilities

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.  College degree in social work or related field preferred or equivalent.  Professional and personal experience may substitute for educational requirements.
  • Nine months experience in direct services to victims of domestic violence or similar human services program.  Volunteer experience counts as work experience.
  • Willingness to participate in extensive training program.
  • Six months experience in providing crisis intervention.
  • A minimum of 60% of Hotline Advocate positions requires fluency in conversational Spanish.
  • Experience/familiarity with computers.  Knowledge of Word for Windows and Access preferred.
  • Ability to work shifts which will provide coverage of the NDVH 24 hours per day, 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high stress situations.
  • Ability to work as a team member, providing support and constructive feedback in interpersonal interaction.
  • Commitment to feminist and nonviolent perspective and behavior and willingness to work in such an environment.
  • Ability to adjust work hours to requirements of the organization including occasional overtime as needed.
  • Commitment to concept of local, community, volunteer-based delivery of human services by domestic violence shelters.
  • Commitment to NDVH program philosophy.
  • Experience with membership/nonprofit organizations.
  • Understanding of an empowerment-based advocacy model of services.
  • Recognition of the dynamics of domestic violence and societal factors that contribute to the continuation of violence against women and children.

 

Other Requirements/Working Conditions

 

  • Ability to read, write and converse in English; Spanish a plus
  • Availability to travel overnight occasionally.
  • Must have emotional and physical stamina to tolerate prolonged sitting or standing to deal with a variety of stressful situations, including responses to complaints, difficult requests from programs and individuals in crisis, and internal and external interactions, to effectively work long and at times odd hours, while maintaining a sense of humor.
  • Works in a normal office environment, except while traveling, with minimum exposure to dust, noise, or temperature extremes.  Requires bending, stooping, lifting and carrying objects up to 25 pounds, with or without accommodations.

 

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.  This description does not modify any employee’s at-will-status and is not a contract for continued employment of any duration.

Application Due DateMonday, January 26, 2015
To ApplyTo Apply: Visit thehotline.org/jobs and click on DOWNLOAD APPLICATION. Complete application in its entirety. Email the completed application along with a copy of your resume to knjathi@ndvh.org, or fax to 512.306.9887. A resume without an application will not be accepted. PLEASE INDICATE THE SHIFT IN WHICH YOU ARE INTERESTED.
Physical AddressP.O. Box 161810
Austin, TX 78716
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Vice President of Operations

African American Youth Harvest Foundation
Posted on Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Start DateMonday, February 2, 2015
Job DescriptionVice President of Operations

The African American Youth Harvest Foundation (AAYHF) is seeking a well-rounded, highly skilled, and seasoned Vice President of Operations to manage the day-to-day operations of the agency.  This is a full-time, salaried position that will be responsible for the overall administrative and business operations management for the agency by ensuring the core functions of finance, development, facilities, technology, program development and evaluation, database management, human resources, and general administration are reliable and responsive, continually improved, and are in compliance with generally accepted standards.  This position will be responsible for general oversight and strategic direction of finanical management and accounting functions, fund development strategy and grants management, human resource systems and policies and procedures, client and organizational data management, facilities and operations, and information technology systems.

Requirements:

Minimum of a Master's degree in business, social work or related field required; Must have a minimum of 10 years of demonstrated experience at senior mangement level in business operations, nonprofit management, and administrative duties; 5 years of demonstrated experience supervising staff and developing systems to meet operational needs of an organization.  Preferred knowledge and expertise using QuickBooks accounting system and various financial management, audit, and budget construction tools.  Preferred knowledge and experience working with volunteer Board of Directors.

Salary Range: $70,000 to $75,000

Send Letter of Interest and Resume to Michael Lofton, President and CEO at: mrloftontalkshow@att.net. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Application Due DateWednesday, January 21, 2015
To ApplySend Letter of Interest and Resume to Michael Lofton, President and CEO at: mrloftontalkshow@att.net. NO CALLS PLEASE
Physical Address6633 Hwy 290 East
Austin, TX 78723
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Director of Social Services

Catholic Charities of Central Texas
Posted on Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Job DescriptionMinisterial Character

Catholic Charities is a religious organization founded by the Catholic Diocese of Austin to provide direct social services to those in need. It is related to but separate from the diocese. Catholic Charities helps the Bishop of Austin fulfill Christ's mission in Central Texas. Some positions employed in Catholic Charities of Central Texas help to extend the ministry of the Catholic Church in particular ways as outlined in the job description. Therefore, the Catholic Charities of Central Texas employee in this position is related to and assists the Catholic Church in the performance of its ministry and thereby engages in ministry for the church.

Job Summary:
The Director of Social Services Programs is responsible for the strategic leadership of the Social Services department including oversight of the Financial Stability program, Gabriel Project Life Center and Case Management Services. This position reports to the Executive Director, serves as a member of the Executive Leadership Team and has wide latitude for discretionary decision making and use of independent judgment.

Essential Duties:
• Ensure compliance with funding and licensing requirements; quality program development, effectiveness, and implementation; and agency quality assurance standards.
• Monitor achievement of program goals and objectives; compliance with agency program, projects policies and procedures; and operations within established budgetary guidelines.
• Assist in capacity building; grant writing and review; staff development; and in the identification and development of resources (volunteer, donor, financial) necessary to ensure successful program performance, including the preparation of proposals.
• Work with community representatives and agency staff to research and identify community trends and needs; and develop, evaluate and modify program responses to address identified needs in congruent with the agency's mission.
• Represent and interpret the work of the agency and the department to the community.
• Monitor overall department revenues and expenditures to ensure accountability and operation within established budget. Promote good stewardship among staff members
• Use effective and appropriate supervision and management techniques to maximize employee morale and to ensure compliance with all expectations and standards of practice.
• Participate as an active team member of Catholic Charities.
• Maintain a work schedule that maximizes availability to staff and customers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to cultivate positive relationships with relevant funding and monitoring entities, faith based organizations, social service providers, and other community partners.
• Ability to ensure effective communication with department staff, peers and agency leadership.
• Ability to create an environment consistent with agency culture, mission, vision, and values.
• Ability to foster collaborations with community-based organizations that work with the community.
• Ability to conformably work in a faith-based environment.
• Ability to work effectively and build relationships with agency staff, diverse partners and populations including culturally diverse as well as low-income persons, and other disadvantaged persons
• Ability to operate various word processing software, spreadsheets, database programs, and to use effectively the internet.
• Ability to develop and implement programs, policies, and procedures in compliance with applicable contracts, grants, standards of practice, and budgets.
• Ability to have excellent written and oral communications skills and demonstrated grant and contract writing abilities.
• Ability to effectively prepare and present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
• Ability to execute with efficiency on short-term projects as well as long term projects.
• Ability to be passionate about the work, mission, vision, and values of Catholic Charities.
• Ability to think strategically as well as keep a handle on necessary details.
• Ability to organize, prioritize, and utilize effective time management techniques to meet deadlines.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
• Ability to follow instructions furnished in verbal or written format.
• Ability to advocate for Pro-life issues, poverty awareness and Catholic Social Teachings.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Trainings:
• Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Business, Public Administration or other human services field from an accredited American university or equivalent in a foreign country.
• Master's degree preferred.
Experience:
• Three (3) years of supervisory/management experience managing multiple programs, budgets, and staff.
Language:
• Bilingual English-Spanish preferred.
Licenses/Certifications:
• Valid Texas driver's license.
• Must be certified in Diocese of Austin EIM within 60 days of employment, and maintain certification throughout the employment period.



For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://ccctx.applicantpro.com/jobs/177703-48167.html    
Application Due DateFriday, February 6, 2015
To ApplyFor more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://ccctx.applicantpro.com/jobs/177703-48167.html
Physical AddressAustin
Austin, TX
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Accountant/Bookkeeper

Seedling Foundation
Posted on Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Start DateMonday, January 26, 2015
Job DescriptionThis part-time (10-12 hours per week) position provides accounting support for an educational/social service non-profit with an annual  budget of $850,000.  Functions include accounts receivable/payable, grant budgets and expenditure tracking, preparation of financial statements with budget to actual variance analysis, cash-flow projections and drafting annual budget.  Position requires applicable educational background and non-profit accounting experience, particularly with QuickBooks non-profit version along with ability to work with leadership team of Executive Director, Development Director and Program Director.
Application Due DateThursday, January 15, 2015
To ApplyPlease send resume to sledman@seedlingfoundation.org.
Physical Address2800 South IH-35
Austin, TX 78641
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Bilingual Program Assistant

Austin YMBL Sunshine Camps
Posted on Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Start DateThursday, January 15, 2015
Job DescriptionBilingual Program Assistant  
Established in 1928 by the Young Men’s Business League of Austin (YMBL), the Austin Sunshine Camps (ASC) has provided enrichment opportunities for low-income youth in Central Texas for more than eighty – five years. Two summer camp programs and an afterschool program help prepare students and campers for the challenges of high school and beyond. ASC is seeking an experienced Bilingual Program Assistant to provide administrative support in order to ensure efficient operation and successful program delivery.

Responsibilities
·         Manage camper application and staff hiring database.
·         Answer telephones
·         Assist parents with completion of camper applications
·         Develop materials to support camper application process
·         Manage all mailings for camper application process
·         Manage paperwork processes for Food Service Programs
·         Assist with Camper check in
·         Assist YMBL Volunteers with Camper pick up processes
·         Assist Program Director with data for outcome measures
·         Assist with curriculum research and planning
·         Assist with record keeping and management of all program related documents
·         Assist in preparing materials for meetings, trainings and events
 
Qualifications
 
·         Must be 21 years of age.
·         High School diploma
·         Bilingual – fluent in both English and Spanish
·         Two or more years of experience with Data Base management
·         Ability to change work schedule as needed to support program operations. Position requires more hours in the summer when camp is in session.
 
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 
·         Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required.
·         Strong customer service and interpersonal communication skills
·         Detail-oriented, ability to multi-task and manage time well
·         Team player and quick learner who focuses on high productivity and results
·          Professional, friendly, and enthusiastic personality
·          Self-starter with a proactive attitude who can anticipate needs
 
 
Salary & Benefits
Salary is competitive based on experience.


To ApplyApply Email resume, cover letter and three references to: Executive Director Jenny Stucky at jenny@sunshinecamps.org or mail to Austin YMBL Sunshine Camps P.O. Box 161270 Austin, Texas 78716
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78716
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Shared Services Data Specialist (20-30 hours/week)

Emancipet
Posted on Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Job DescriptionWho We Are
Emancipet is on a mission to make spay/neuter services and preventive veterinary care affordable and accessible to every pet owner.  We do this by opening and operating Spay/Neuter and Healthy Pet Clinics in underserved communities, training other clinics and animal welfare organizations to increase their capacity, impact, and sustainability, and advocating for policies that make veterinary care more affordable and accessible.
 
Where We Are
In the past 15 years we have safely spayed or neutered over 210,000 pets and served over 100,000 with preventive veterinary care, all at a low or no cost to their owners. In 2012 we launched the PET Project – our plan to grow by opening new clinics across the country and training other organizations. Our national office in Austin will continue to provide services to all branches, including soliciting and processing gifts.
 
Who We Need
Under the supervision of the Development Strategies Manager, the Shared Services Data Specialist will execute the giving experience of the majority of Emancipet donors through the accurate and timely processing of donor & gift information, along with the acknowledgment and stewardship of gifts. The Shared Services Data Specialist is responsible for maintaining the donor database following Standard Operating Procedures and manuals for data entry and gift processing as set forth by the Development Strategies Manager.
 
The SSDS will process both gifts received at the National office and gifts received at local branches. Regular and clear communication with branch staff will be critical to ensuring all donors have a transformative experience – regardless of the mechanism for giving.
 
We are looking for a person with experience in detail-oriented data management and ability to follow written protocols. Facility with MS Office products is a must, and experience with fundraising databases is preferred.  
 
Is It You?
There’s a chance you may be our ideal Shared Services Data Specialist if you meet the description above, and if:
  • You genuinely enjoy filling out forms and pushing buttons.
  • Receiving big donations makes you want to do a little dance – but you appreciate that it’s the smaller donors that form the base of a healthy development operation – and you love making everyone feel like their gift was the biggest and best gift ever received!
  • You have good time management skills and are able to focus in a convivial shared office.
  • You appreciate Emancipet’s mission, core values, and culture.
To ApplySend a cover letter and resume to Emancipet’s CDO, Jill Lally: jill.lally@emancipet.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78752
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Council Finance Specialty Advisor

Girl Scouts of the USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Job DescriptionCouncil Finance Specialty Advisor
 
Girl Scouts of the USA seeks an energetic, entrepreneurial-minded professional to support growth and sustained excellence in our councils across our national network of 112 Councils.  The Council Finance Specialty Advisor is a business support specialist who has deep expertise and content knowledge in finance, a role that is critical for our strategic council capacity building.  The advisor works independently and in collaboration with other functional areas in developing high-level finance resources for councils. The Council Finance Advisor role is highly nuanced.  The person who assumes this position must derive satisfaction from getting outcomes through influencing others rather than through positional authority.  As such, this person must be able to drive these results, while being comfortable with a long time horizon to realize them. Position may be based in NYC, NY or Austin, Texas or San Antonio, Texas.
 
The Council Finance Advisor will build and maintain a community of practice for finance cohorts. (e.g. Chief Finance Officers, Finance Directors, council lead finance staff). Convene community with targeted learning and working sessions to advance the financial capacity and sustainability of councils.  She/he will curate and develop resources, frameworks and tools such as case studies, templates and guidance to support councils in developing and sustaining high performing finance operations. Identify, develop, collect and disseminate through targeted council learning and working sessions, opportunities for councils to share effective practices and industry strategies for enhancing financial performance. The Advisor will collaborate with council connect partners to ensure that key finance indicators for the council health dashboard are developed and periodically reviewed against industry standards. She/he will conduct, commission or acquire appropriate research to analyze trends and identify key finance issues.  Disseminate information to both council and internal partners. Oversees the design of finance-related content for GSUSA courses, council related technology initiatives, national meetings, workshops, onboarding, and all other council connect content to ensure consistent messaging. She/he will provide superior customer service and support to councils by providing information in a timely manner, modeling teamwork, professionalism, and demonstrating a commitment to organizational diversity.
 
The Council Finance Advisor role involves three interrelated functions:
 
Subject Matter Expert - The CFA is the resident expert on nonprofit finances and finance-related practices relevant for Girl Scout councils, within the Girl Scout network and across industry best practices.  As such, this position is responsible for developing and/or maintaining a framework to understand and measure excellence and health in finance. The individual has a deep understanding of finance and has a keen understanding of the spectrum of council capabilities. As subject matter expert; analyzes council financial health, understands the standard chart of accounts and purpose, conversant in the Financial Accounting Standards Board Codification and application to councils, to provide consistency in data for capacity building.
 
Consultant - With the subject matter expertise above, the CFA serves as consultant to councils and is a collaborative partner with Council Advisors and other GSUSA staff.  This position provides strategic guidance to CFOs, CEOs, C-Suite Teams, and boards in identifying critical finance issues and solutions. Using tools such as qualitative/readiness assessments and performance metrics the advisor will deliver strategic finance consultation to councils.
 
 
Community of Practice Owner - The Advisor applies the strategy for cultivating a national community among Chief Finance Officers, Finance Directors, and lead finance staff.  The Advisor will develop the agenda and oversee execution of the CFO Conference and other national and/ or regional events for finance community members.   She/he will identify areas of opportunity to enable finance cohorts to creatively resolve challenges.  She/he will maintain a web-based solution for sharing resources with finance community members and maintain accurate records of local finance leadership.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • 15+ years of work experience in non-profit or entrepreneurial organization with preference for experience in a Girl Scout council.
  • Develops strong relationships based upon trust, respect, effective communication, and achievement of common goals.
  • Influences and motivates others to take action by adapting personal leadership style, anticipating and persuading, and making a compelling case.
  • Drives to results through critical thinking and problem solving, planning and execution, and continuous improvement; has the ability to help others see the bigger picture, connecting the appropriate “dots”.
  • Achievement oriented; takes initiative, follows through on commitments, and focuses on results and how they are achieved.
  • Demonstrates cultural competence by communicating, working effectively with those from diverse backgrounds, creating, and sustaining an environment in which people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives can succeed.
  • Demonstrated expertise in functional area with relevant work experience.
  • Experience developing resources and tools in area of expertise.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.  Strong project management skills.
  • Willingness to travel (between 30% and 50%).
  • Ability to model GSUSA values at all times.
 
 
Please apply online at: www.girlscouts.org/careers
 
EOE Committed to Diversity
To ApplyPlease apply online at: www.girlscouts.org/careers
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Data Analyst

Texas Appleseed
Posted on Monday, January 5, 2015

Job DescriptionTexas 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. Some of our projects include increasing financial access and reforming the payday loan industry, dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline, assuring better access to opportunity in low-income, minority communities, and juvenile and criminal justice system reform. This position serves a key role in carrying out that mission and the analyst will work closely with directors of specific projects.


Duties will include

  • Research methodology
  • Developing survey and data-collection instruments and systems
  • Identifying the most appropriate analysis to use for problems and questions presented
  • Interpreting data, analyzing results using statistical techniques and providing ongoing reports
  • Program design
  • Acquiring data from primary or secondary data sources and maintaining databases/data systems
  • Using geographical information systems and census data
  • Contributing to analytical sections of research reports
  • Active involvement in various stages of research projects, from proposals to project design to analysis and reporting.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree; 2-3 years' experience collecting and analyzing data OR Master's Degree in appropriate field
  • Experience with geographical information systems and census data
  • Knowledge of statistics and some experience using statistical packages for analyzing large datasets (such as Excel, SPSS, SAS, or other software); proficiency with Excel and developing spreadsheets; knowledge of data models and dataset design
  • Comfort and experience with analyzing quantitative and qualitative data
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated commitment to issues of social and economic justice

Some travel may be required. Texas Appleseed is an equal opportunity employer. Position is full-time with benefits, salary commensurate with experience.

Application Due DateMonday, January 19, 2015
To ApplyEmail a cover letter, resume, three references, salary requirements, and sample of data analysis (no more than 5 pages, ok to excerpt from longer work) to Brennan Griffin at bgriffin@texasappleseed.net to apply.
Physical Address1609 Shoal Creek Blvd, Ste 201
Austin, TX 78701
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