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

Austin Humane Society
Posted on Friday, September 4, 2015

Job DescriptionThe Development Manager is responsible for donor relations, including major donors and grants.  The Development Manager reports to the Director of Development & Marketing and works with a variety of donors, volunteers, staff and other constituents.  

Donor Relations
- Assist in the daily activities associated with donor stewardship, cultivation and communications.
- Research individuals and companies, prepare materials for meetings, and maintain a schedule of mailings to all major donors
- Maintain individual, corporate and foundation donor files & Raiser’s Edge data
- Assist the Executive Director and Director of Development & Marketing on a moves management process for major donors
- Work with Events Coordinator on cultivation & recognition events for major donors, such as hosted happy hours & house parties
- Manage the in-kind veterinary partners program with the Chief Veterinary, including materials, solicitation, renewals, stewardship, communication with partners, visits, and coordination with animal services staff
- Write a variety of donor communications, including thank you letters (updated monthly), donor program materials, major donor proposals, and solicitations 

Development
- Oversee grants, including annual planning, budget, research, cultivation, solicitation, write proposals, maintain records, submit reports, and assure appropriate recognition and stewardship of grantors
- Respond to general donation calls and emails within 24 hours
- Manage the workplace campaigns program 
- Maintain records of all restricted donations


Other
- Attend special events as needed
- Provide support for board and committee meetings - attend meetings as requested
- Provide administrative support to Executive Director, Director of Finance and Director of Development & Marketing
- Other duties as assigned
Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:
- One to three years of experience in nonprofit fundraising, grants, event planning, or related field
- Excellent organizational and communication skills
- Attention to detail, including the ability to maintain accuracy of details in a fast-paced setting
- Ability to handle complex and confidential information
- An energetic self-starter
- Advanced computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office required.  Raiser’s Edge and Greater Giving experience preferred
- Commitment to the mission and values of AHS
- Bachelor’s degree preferred
Application Due DateFriday, September 18, 2015
To ApplyPlease send a cover letter and resume to aosborn@austinhumanesociety.org by Friday, September 18th. No phone calls please.
Physical Address124 W. Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78752
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CASE MANAGER / CHILDREN'S SERVICES SPECIALIST

Saint Louise House
Posted on Friday, September 4, 2015

Start DateMonday, October 5, 2015
Job DescriptionSaint Louise House provides long-term supportive housing to mothers with children overcoming homelessness in Central Texas.  With a deep belief in the power of women to transform their lives, their families and our community, the Case Manager/Children's Services Specialist partners with families to reach their individual goals.

Position Description:
The Case Manager / Children's Service Specialist is responsible for providing strengths-based, intensive case management services to assist program participants to effectively complete their goals for achieving independence while living at Saint Louise House.  He/she will also serve as the lead on developing children's group curriculum and activities.

Specific responsibilties include:

Providing Case Management Services
  • Manages a case load of program participants , including but not limited to:
    • Works in partnership with program participants to develop and implement weekly service plans
    • Utilizes a solution-focused/strengths-based theoretical framework in all settings, language, and documentation
    • Provides life skills training as required by the program and the program participant's long-term service plan and individual goals
    • Makes appropriate referrals and assists program participants in accessing government and non-governmental services and resources
Children's Services Lead
  • Serves as the lead facilitator for the children's psycho-educational group, StarKids
  • Develops curriculum and plans activities for StarKids
  • Works in partnership with the Volunteer Coordinator to plan children's events and activities
  • Develops opportunities for teen participation and input
General
  • Provides admissions support by responding to questions about admissions into Saint Louise House housing programs
  • Coordinates with the Volunteer Coordinator to prepare apartments for new program participants and assists program participants who are moving out of Saint Louise House
Qualifications:
  • BSW required; MSW, LBSW or LMSW preferred
  • Proficiency in Spanish a plus
  • Two years of case management experience with homeless women with children or relevant populations, preferred
  • Experience working with suvivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and women in recovery, a plus
  • Experience developing and facilitating psycho-educational groups, especially for children is a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of Austin area social service resources, preferred
To Apply:  send cover letter and CV/Resume to: jvenuto@saintlouisehouse.org
Application Due DateFriday, September 18, 2015
To ApplySend resume with cover letter to: jvenuto@saintlouisehouse.org Attention: Judi Venuto, Director of Operations
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78745
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Sexual Assault Advocate Coordinator

Asian Family Support Services of Austin
Posted on Friday, September 4, 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 Sexual Assault Advocate Coordinator will be responsible for providing culturally-grounded and trauma-informed supportive client services for Asian and immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence and trafficking. Additionally, the Sexual Assault Advocate Coordinator will develop and implement partner agency trainings, and help to assess the agency’s ability to appropriately respond to survivors of sexual violence. Services provided will consider cultural, language and religious dynamics that are traditional barriers to the Asian and immigrant community in fully utilizing available community resources to ensure safety and well-being.
 
This position will directly report to the Client Services Program Director.
 
Essential Job Functions:
 
  • Provide culturally-grounded, trauma-informed interventions and support for children, adults and families impacted by sexual and domestic violence
  • Help identify the strengths and needs of clients while establishing an individualized case plan and provide ongoing advocacy based services to support survivor in identifying needs and options within the framework of their cultural milieu, abilities, and support network
  • Accompany clients to legal, medical and other appointments as necessary throughout various system interactions
  • Work closely with other AFSSA advocates as well as partner service providers to ensure continuum of supportive services for client
  • Maintain proper client files, statistics and intake forms including bio-psycho-social-spiritual assessments, individual case plans and/or reports; ensure all files are complete and up-to-date
  • Assist with the agency hotline and provide support, safety planning, and other crisis related services
  • Participate in Austin area coalitions and task forces to build alliances and partnerships with community based organizations to increase access to support services for clients
  • Provide support to partner service agencies in addressing the needs of Asian survivors of sexual violence
  • Coordinate continued education trainings for staff members and community partner agencies
  • Provide evaluation of trainings and provide analysis of the agency’s responsiveness to sexual violence survivors
  • Attend various agency meetings as required including staff and direct service meetings
  • Incorporate the use of trained Direct Service volunteers into direct or support work with clients
  • Adhere to all agency, state and federal policies and regulations
  • Perform other duties as assigned
 
Required knowledge, abilities, and skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Public Health, Psychology or other related field and two years’ experience with advocacy or case management, sexual assault intervention, counseling, and/or crisis management OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in trauma-informed service provision
  • Knowledge of culturally-grounded service provision to traditionally underserved populations
  • Knowledge of Asian cultures, respect for all cultures, and ability to interact with diverse groups
  • Strong familiarity with one or more Asian languages
  • Knowledge of local Austin-area community resources
  • Knowledge of gender-based violence issues and their impact on individuals and families and experience working with individuals who have experienced trauma
  • Knowledge and proficiency in the use of computers, internet searches, smartphone devices and other software packages
  • Must be willing to be on call evenings and weekends for periodic hotline availability
  • Must submit to and successfully complete a background investigation
  • Must have own transportation to travel frequently within the metropolitan area
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with staff, volunteers, community and national partners
  • Ability to plan and organize work in an effective and timely manner
  • Ability to maintain flexible schedule in accordance with program needs
 
Specifications:
  • This position is grant dependent
  • 40 hours per week, including evenings and weekend commitments
  • Salary range $28,000-30,000 plus health benefits
  • Valid U.S. work permit required
 
Please send resumes to AFSSA at info@afssaustin.org  or 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, gender, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran with a disability.
 
To ApplyPlease send resumes to AFSSA at info@afssaustin.org or P.O. Box 14234, Austin, TX 78761. For more information, visit www.afssaustin.org. No phone inquiries.
Physical AddressP.O.Box 14234
Austin, TX 78761
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Director of Philanthropy

Emancipet
Posted on Thursday, September 3, 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 and training animal welfare organizations to serve the underserved in a sustainable, high-impact way.
 
Where We Are
In 2012 we launched an aggressive growth plan and since then have opened three new branch clinics with many more in the works both inside and out of Texas. In each community where we establish clinics, we raise funds annually to subsidize our low-cost veterinary services, to create free spay/neuter funds, to purchase new equipment, and to develop new initiatives to serve people and pets. As we grew, we decided to centralize administrative support (such as gift processing, database management, and direct response campaign coordination) for community-based fundraising efforts. We also realized our community-based leadership and fundraising staff would benefit from a central source for materials, processes, tools, and other resources to support them in their efforts to raise annual funds. The team that provides these tools and administrative support – the philanthropy services team - is located at Emancipet’s national office in Austin, Texas. The team has grown significantly and we are now seeking a Director of Philanthropy to manage this team and to provide professional, consultative guidance to our community-based leadership staff on creating and implementing their fundraising plans.
 
Who We Need
We seek a supremely organized, experienced, and high energy Director of Philanthropy to lead Emancipet’s centralized philanthropy services team and to support our community-based leaders and fundraisers in creating and implementing their own development plans. This will include daily management of the philanthropy services team, regular check-ins with community-based staff on their progress towards development goals, and coordination of activities to respond to special requests and needs of the community-based staff. Our ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s degree and has served as a Director of Development or in an equivalent role and has managed a team of at least two full-time, paid professional staff for at least two years. Beyond this, we are looking for someone who loves teaching, coaching, and serving as a professional advisor to other development professionals, volunteers, and staff leaders serving in an ED or CEO type role. He or she should have a strong track-record of coaching for performance and helping others become more effective fundraisers, but also have a personal track record of successful fundraising in a donor-centered environment. The right person for this position is process-oriented and genuinely loves developing processes, systems, and tools to make fundraising activities consistent and successful in many different communities.
 
Is It You?
There’s a chance you may be our ideal DP if you meet the description above, and if:
  • You love the art and science of coaching people – nothing makes you happier than seeing someone you coached exceed your expectations (and their own)!
  • You’d actually woken up in the middle of the night with a genius, outside-the-box fundraising idea and written down for discussion with your team the next day. 
  • Nothing makes you happier than the moment when you see a donor connect with the mission of your organization and become part of the family.
To ApplySend a very detailed cover letter and resume to Emancipet’s Chief Philanthropy Officer, Jill Beckwith: jill.beckwith@emancipet.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78752
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After School Counselors

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Thursday, September 3, 2015

Job DescriptionThe Program Services YMCA Branch in Austin, TX is seeking After-School Staff to join our team for the 2015-2016 school year. We are looking for applicants who are available Monday through Friday between 2:30pm-6:30pm. 
 
Pay rate: The following are starting rates for each position (increase depending on experience):  
 
  • Counselors: $10.00 per hour
  • Assistant Site Directors: $11.00 per hour
  • Site Directors: $12.00 per hour
 
Job Description
The YMCA of Austin Afterschool & Learning Center programs are now hiring Counselors, Assistant Site Directors, and Site Directors for the 2015-2016 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. Responsibilities include supervision of children, implementation of daily and weekly activities, and communication with parents.
 
Afterschool programs operate from 16 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 a difference in the lives of children!
                                     
Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Must be a High School graduate
  • Must become certified in CPR & FA after hiring
  • Reliable transportation to attend work
  • Team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude
 
Benefits:
  • Paid training hours
  • Free CPR / First Aid certifications
  • Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account
     
To Apply:
Apply at AustinYMCAJobs.org 
 
To ApplyTo Apply: Apply at AustinYMCAJobs.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Child Watch Teachers

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Thursday, September 3, 2015

Job DescriptionThe East Communities YMCA Branch in Austin, TX is seeking Child Watch Teachers to join our team.
 
We are looking for applicants for the following shifts:
Weekdays: 8:00am- 1:00pm and 4:00pm-8:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am-3:00pm
Sunday: 2:00pm- 6:00pm
 
PAY RATE: $8.50 to $9.50 per hour, depending on experience
 
GENERAL FUNCTION:
Under the direction of the Child Watch Coordinator, the Child Watch Teacher is responsible for directing all aspects of the classroom programs and executing the daily curriculum. The teacher will work toward providing a program to foster children’s social, physical, spiritual, and mental growth.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish) preferred
  • Two or more years of child care experience
  • Reliable transportation to attend work.
  • Team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude.
  • Interested in contributing to the mission of the YMCA.
 
CERTIFICATIONS:
  • CPR and First Aid or must be obtained within 30 days of employment
 
BENEFITS:
Individual membership to all YMCA's of Austin (over $600.00/year value);
Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account
TO APPLY: Please apply online at AustinYMCAJobs.org by Thursday, September 10th
 
To ApplyTO APPLY: Please apply online at AustinYMCAJobs.org by Thursday, September 10th.
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Director of Annual Giving & Alumni Relations

Seminary of the Southwest
Posted on Thursday, September 3, 2015

Job DescriptionPosition: Director of Annual Giving & Alumni Relations
 
Division: Institutional Advancement
 
Reports to: Vice President for Institutional Advancement
 
Job Summary: This position is responsible for organizing and manage all aspects of the Southwest Annual Fund, one of the top fundraising priorities at Seminary of the Southwest, which provides critical operating support to all areas of the institution. The Director will coordinate and conduct both personal and direct marketing solicitations of alumni, friends of the seminary and congregations to ensure the continued growth of the Southwest Annual Fund in both dollars and donors.
 
The Director will also develop and manage a comprehensive alumni relations program with graduating students and alumni. The Director should build alumni giving participation and support through strong communication, personal interaction and events in order to maintain and strengthen positive relationships with students and alumni to encourage their continued long-term interaction with the seminary community.
 
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
 
  • Develop and implement effective annual giving programs to increase both dollars and donors.
  • Implement fund raising best practices.
  • Regularly solicit alumni, friends and congregations for gifts to the Southwest Annual Fund via a robust solicitation calendar with methods including but not limited to phonathons, direct mail, electronic methods and personal solicitation.
  • Track and report on the effectiveness of all solicitations by donor type.
  • Oversee production of annual giving reports; provide analysis of giving trends
  • Work with the board of trustees to secure their personal annual gifts.
  • Work with the board of trustees to secure new annual fund donors to the seminary from each board member’s unique spheres of influence.
  • Budget for yearly annual giving and alumni relations activities.
  • Work with principle rectors on strategies for acquiring new donors for Southwest through Theological Education Sunday programming.
  • Design and implement productive volunteer opportunities for alumni through the Alumni Steering Committee.
  • Facilitate on-campus activities, such as the yearly Blandy Lecture and Alumni Convocation, to bring alumni and interested individuals from the Central Texas region to campus for fellowship, personal enrichment and continuing education.
  • Liaise with the Academic Dean regarding continuing education opportunities and how to best market them to Southwest alumni.
  • Work with campus community to build communication and benefits offered to alumni.
  • Recruit and train alumni leaders and volunteers.
  • Meet with student groups to introduce them to alumni activities and encourage their participation in alumni events.
 
Qualifications & Special Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and manage multiple tasks, details and support staff
  • Excellent writing, communication and organizational skills.
  • 5 or more years experience in annual giving, membership or alumni relations in a higher education environment or other equivalent non-profit environment.
  • Demonstrated track record of fund raising success.
  • Ability to represent Institutional Advancement professionally. 
  • Must be capable of working with sensitive information with complete confidentiality.
  • Must be flexible with work schedule and available to work weekends and evenings as necessary.
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task and set priorities
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to respond with sensitivity and awareness to those with diverse cultural, ethnic, social backgrounds, values, attitudes and languages
  • Computer literate with a solid knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, and knowledge and experience with donor management software; Raiser’s Edge experience highly preferred
  • Social media knowledge, experience and understanding is highly desirable
  • Knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the Episcopal Church is valued
 
Benefits/Compensation

A competitive compensation package will be offered for this position based upon the successful candidate’s education, skills, experience, and potential for contribution toward the success of the Seminary of the Southwest.  The position offers attractive benefits/vacation package and excellent working environment.
 
We fully respect the need for confidentiality of information supplied by interested parties and assure them that their backgrounds and interests will not be discussed with anyone, including the leadership of the Seminary of the Southwest, without prior consent, nor will reference contacts be made until mutual interest has been established.

 

 
Application Due DateTuesday, September 15, 2015
To ApplyTo apply for this position, please email a cover letter, résumé, and a list of three references to: Tara Elgin Holley Vice President for Institutional Advancement Seminary of the Southwest 501 East 32nd Street, Austin Texas 78705 Tara.Holley@ssw.edu
Physical Address501 East 32nd Street
Austin, TX 78705
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Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving

Seminary of the Southwest
Posted on Thursday, September 3, 2015

Start DateTuesday, September 1, 2015
Job Description 
 
 
POSITION:                Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving
DEPARTMENT:       Institutional Advancement
SUPERVISOR:          Vice President for Institutional Advancement
FLSA STATUS:         Exempt – Professional
DATE REVISED:      January 2015
 
 
 
Summary 
 
The Seminary of the Southwest seeks an energetic, self-motivated, experienced professional for the Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving position.  This fundraiser will serve as a member of a highly successful and motivated team of development professionals. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in, fundraising, personal solicitations and special events; stewardship.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work in collaboration with the Vice President and all members of the team to achieve all fundraising goals; assisting with major gifts with the intent of educating, cultivating and growing a major donor base;
 
  • Serve as team lead for the John Hines Legacy Society for planned giving; growing the planned giving donor pool and producing the John Hines Day celebration each October. Work with the Vice President and the Dean to ensure success;
 
  • Work with the Vice President and the Director of Annual Fund & Alumni Relations to strengthen a thriving and successful Annual Fund program that incorporates special outreach efforts including the annual Advent Meditations mailing;
 
  • Work with Vice President and the Director of Annual Fund & Alumni Relations to strengthen a growing alumni relations program that includes the annual Blandy Lectures & Alumni Convocation;
 
  • Serve as team lead for the annual John Hines Day Legacy celebration honoring planned givers and other major givers including foundations and scholarship donors;
 
  • Serve as team lead for the Monday Connection lecture series that brings public speakers to campus 3-times yearly and is open to the general public. Work with the Monday Connection committee and the Office of the Dean and President to ensure success and increase revenue;
 
  • Work with staff to support the development of a donor cultivation and stewardship program that builds a strong foundation upon which to build the current campaign and future campaigns through thoughtful communication; personal acknowledgment; and stellar donor management;
     
  • Work with staff to plan and execute fundraising events, donor recognition activities, and other special events;
 
  • Work with staff to implement best practices in fundraising; actively participate in building a model program for managing prospective donors and prospects. Seek continuous improvement in the management of our 8000 donors and prospects including streamlining tasks and developing efficiencies;
 
 
•   Participate in donor and alumni-related events—bi-annual lectures, Visitors Weekend, regional alumni events, etc.
 
•   Interface and maintain positive relationships with donors, alumni, students, faculty and staff;
 
•   Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Institutional Advancement.
 
Requirements
 
•   Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience
 
•   A minimum of three to five years experience in fundraising, especially cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors; CFRE and/or AFP member preferred
 
•   Excellent oral and written communication skills; exceptional interpersonal skills related to developing donor and alumni relationships; writing samples are required showing experience in grant writing and donor correspondence 
 
•   Strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task and set priorities
 
•   Ability to work independently and in a team environment
 
•   Ability to respond with sensitivity and awareness to those with diverse cultural, ethnic, social backgrounds, values, attitudes and languages
 
•   Computer literate with a solid knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, and knowledge and experience with donor management software; Raiser’s Edge experience highly preferred
 
•   Social media knowledge, experience and understanding is highly desirable
 
•   Knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the Episcopal Church
 
•   Evening and weekend hours as needed and willingness to travel periodically statewide and nationally
 
Benefits/Compensation
 
A competitive compensation package will be offered for this position based upon the successful candidate’s education, skills, experience, and potential for contribution toward the success of the Seminary of the Southwest.  The position offers attractive benefits/vacation package and excellent working environment.
 
We fully respect the need for confidentiality of information supplied by interested parties and assure them that their backgrounds and interests will not be discussed with anyone, including the leadership of the Seminary of the Southwest, without prior consent, nor will reference contacts be made until mutual interest has been established.
 
To apply for this position, please email a cover letter, résumé, and a list of three references to:
Tara Elgin Holley
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Seminary of the Southwest
501 East 32nd Street, Austin Texas 78705
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Application Due DateTuesday, September 15, 2015
To ApplySend resume, cover letter and 3 references to Tara Elgin Holley Vice President tara.holley@ssw.edu
Physical AddressSeminary of the Southwest
501 East 32nd Street
Austin, TX 78705
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Chief Financial Officer

Texas Council of Community Centers
Posted on Thursday, September 3, 2015

Start DateSunday, November 1, 2015
Job DescriptionPOSITION DESCRIPTION
Chief Financial Officer
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain in-house computerized accounting system to support general accounting, budget preparation, fixed assets and depreciation, employee compensation, employee benefits (retirement and health insurance), and financial reporting
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reports for Board of Directors and management
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of all bank accounts
  • Maintain internal accounting controls to safeguard assets
  • Provide technical support to all sponsored programs of the organization
  • Coordinate annual independent financial audits and annual federal tax return
  • Prepare and submit quarterly and annual payroll tax returns
  • Ensure accuracy and budgetary authorization for all disbursements
  • Prepare annual W-2 statements and 1099 forms
  • Provide Human Resources support (new employee orientation, benefits administration, etc.)
     
Key Competencies:
  • Strong accounting skills and financial reporting expertise, including fixed assets, depreciation, financial statements, and budget preparation
  • Excellent computer skills with working knowledge of QuickBooks and Microsoft Office
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively complete multiple activities
  • Communication skills – written and oral
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field with specialized training and demonstrated accounting experience
  • Certified Public Accountant designation  (preferred)
 
Reporting Relationship:
  • Position reports to Chief Executive Officer
     
Hours of Work:
  • As necessary to fulfill position responsibilities - flexible work schedule
 
Compensation:
  • Negotiated:   $80,000 to $90,000 Range
 
To Apply:  
For Additional Information:  
 
 
To ApplySend Cover Letter and Resume to: kjustice@txcouncil.com
Physical Address8140 N. Mopac Expressway
Bldg. 3, Suite 240
Austin, TX 78759
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Project HOPES Domestic Violence Specialist

Lift Alliance Austin Children's Shelter / SafePlace
Posted on Thursday, September 3, 2015

Job DescriptionTo be considered for this position, please apply to the following web link http://jobs.liftalliance.org/

Do you have a passion for working with survivors of Domestic Violence and their family? Is your experience, certification and education in providing therapeutic, advocacy and safety planning services to survivors? Are you fully Bilingual (English/Spanish)?

If you answered "Yes" to these questions, then this full-time, exempt position, which pays an annual salary of $33,000 to $35,000 may be the perfect fit for you.


The Domestic Violence Specialist is a member of the Project HOPES (Healthy Outcomes through Prevention and Early Support Program) Team which offers assessment, services, education and support to families and children ages 0-5 that are at increased risk for child abuse and neglect. The Domestic Violence Specialist serves as a specialist in the areas of domestic and sexual violence. This position focuses on working with adults and families who are receiving Project HOPES services in order to reduce family risk of domestic violence and increase child safety. Services to be provided will include domestic violence prevention and intervention services including in-home therapeutic services, advocacy, case management and safety planning as needed for the adult survivor of domestic violence. This position will also offer workshops to support the survivors of domestic violence and their families as well as group parent education classes to individuals who are at risk for, or who have experienced domestic and/or sexual violence. The goal for the Project HOPES Domestic Violence Specialist is to serve families and provide tools and resources for child abuse prevention.

The successful candidate will be bilingual (English/Spanish).
 
The LIFT Alliance, and its founding partners Austin Children’s Services (ACS) and SafePlace, is seeking a Project HOPES Domestic Violence Specialist. This position works collaboratively with the Prevention Advocacy Team and Project HOPES Collaborative Team.
Minimum Requirements
  • License Masters Social Worker (LMSW), License Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Master’s Degree required.
  • Experience conducting services including in home therapeutic services, advocacy, case management and safety planning as needed by the adult survivor of domestic violence.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English (Verbal and Written) Required.
  • Experience and/or education that pertain to working with children, with an understanding of child development required.
  • The DV Specialist will have extensive knowledge about community resources, the criminal justice system and mental health issues. 
  • Knowledge or background in the topics of sexual assault, domestic violence, poverty, and disabilities preferred. 
  • Experience conducting home visitation and assessment preferred. 
  • Understanding of family dynamics and experience conducting adult education preferred. 
  • Demonstrates conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change.
  • Commitment to empowerment, inclusiveness, cultural responsiveness and social justice, and the elimination of interpersonal violence.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills.
LIFT Alliance strives to hire candidates from culturally diverse backgrounds.
In addition to a competitive salary, the LIFT Alliance also offers the following array of attractive benefits to full-time employees:
  • ​​Fully-paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Short-Term Disability Insurance;
  • ​15 accrued PTO days in the first year and 22 days in the 2nd year;
  • ​Six agency holidays, and four additional personal holidays to be determined by the employee;
  • ​403(b) with 2% agency contribution and 1% matching (after one year);
  • ​Flexible work schedule;
  • On-site daycare at a reduced cost;
Amazing work environment where you get to make a difference every day!
 
 
To Applyhttp://jobs.liftalliance.org/
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Bilingual Parent-Child Specialist

Lift Alliance Austin Children's Shelter / SafePlace
Posted on Thursday, September 3, 2015

Job DescriptionTo be considered for this position, please apply to the following web link http://jobs.liftalliance.org/

Do you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of youth? Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree in social work, early childhood development, or related field (Master’s degree preferred)?

 If you answered "Yes" to these questions, then this full-time, exempt position, which pays an annual salary of $36,000 to $38,000 (based on experience and qualifications) may be the perfect fit for you.


Austin Children’s Services, a founding partner in the LIFT Alliance, is seeking a Bilingual Parent-Child Specialist for their Strong Start prevention program. The Bilingual Parent-Child Specialist is responsible for providing an array of educational and support services to families with children ages 0-5 that are at increased risk for child abuse and neglect. This will include helping families develop parent- and child-focused goals and implementing services to effectively reach goals.  Services to be provided will include evidence-based home visitation and group parent education classes.  This may also include working with children in other appropriate settings such as Strong Start's therapeutic classroom, child care centers, and local schools. The Parent-Child Specialist will assume the role of advocate for the parent and the child when appropriate.  They will also assist in assessing unmet needs and facilitate referrals to other support service programs.

Bilingual in English/Spanish required. Master's degree preferred.

In addition to a competitive salary, the LIFT Alliance also offers the following array of attractive benefits to full-time employees:
  • ​​Fully-paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Short-Term Disability Insurance;
  • ​15 accrued PTO days in the first year and 22 days in the 2nd year;
  • ​Six agency holidays, and four additional personal holidays to be determined by the employee;
  • ​403(b) with 2% agency contribution and 1% matching (after one year);
  • ​Flexible work schedule;
  • On-site daycare at a reduced cost;
Amazing work environment where you get to make a difference every day!
 
To ApplyTo be considered for this position, please apply to the following web link http://jobs.liftalliance.org/
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Development Director

Capital City Village
Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Start DateWednesday, September 16, 2015
Job DescriptionCAPITAL CITY VILLAGE
DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR (HALF TIME)
 
Capital City Village (CCV), www.capitalcityvillage.org, is the first and only “village” in Texas. We are a nonprofit membership organization helping Austin seniors age in community for as long as possible. We fulfill our mission with volunteers helping with tasks ranging from transportation to home assistance and maintenance; programs/events to keep members active and engaged; and providers with discounts to members for professional services. The Village movement began in Boston in 2001. From that start, over 200 villages have developed across the country as part of the Village to Village Network, www.vtvnetwork.org.
 
As the senior population continues to grow, we must arrive at new solutions to address the range of lifestyles and goals for seniors, and to offer alternatives to assisted living, nursing care, etc. Since our 2011 launch, we have grown to over 100 members. CCV provides memberships based on a sliding scale of income aligned to federal poverty levels. Currently, 33% of our members receive subsidized memberships. This percentage will grow, and it is important that CCV’s funding sources increase to ensure that anyone who desires village membership will be able to afford it.
 
Please note that we are interviewing local (Austin metro area) candidates only.
 
Position
Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director (ED), the Development Director (Director) will lead development efforts to diversify and deepen our income base as CCV continues to grow. This is a part-time (20 hours/week, flex schedule) position. Salary is negotiable based upon the skills of the applicant.
 
Responsibilities
  • Develop and execute CCV’s annual fundraising plan.
  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations.
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors.
  • Create and execute a strategy for a sustained base of annual individual donors.
  • Oversee organization of special fundraising events.
  • Develop and track proposals and reports for foundation and corporate fundraising.
  • Use donor database, website (WordPress), newsletters (Constant Contact) and social media as needed to achieve development and outreach goals.
  • Attend committee meetings and interact with members and volunteers as needed.
 
Qualifications
BA (required), MA (a plus), 5-plus years experience in development
Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills
Knowledge of eTapestry, WordPress, Constant Contact, and Facebook and Twitter a plus, but can be learned if not part of current knowledge base.
 
Application Due DateFriday, September 11, 2015
To ApplyContact Bonnie Gilson at 512-524-2709 or bonniegilson@capitalcityvillage.org.
Physical Address8403 Shoal Creek Blvd
Austin, TX 78757
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Overnight House Manager

Project Transitions
Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Start DateFriday, September 4, 2015
Job DescriptionThis is a great position that allows you to directly care for the people at the heart of our mission: our clients. We are looking for a reliable and compassionate person who wants to work in an independent environment. The hours are overnight, 10 pm to 8am, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The overnight hours allow you plenty of downtime while our clients are resting. This positions is 30 hours per week and comes with benefits, such as paid time off and health insurance.  Employee must attend weekly staff meeting on Thursdays from 8:15 to 10 a.m. in addition to assigned work hours. 

Duties include: direct care giving, medication counts and pours, meal preparation, household cleaning, maintaining household inventories, medication monitoring, and regular coordination and communication with the RN, Hospice Coordinator and other staff to ensure continuity of patient care.

Preferred skill set/experience includes: some working medical knowledge/background; experience with HIV/AIDS, experience with hospice care, comfort working independently yet as an integral part of a team. High school diploma required. 


Bilingual preferred. 

This posting will remain open until this position is filled. EOE
To ApplyInterested applicants should send cover letters and resumes attention Liz Brown, Director of Client Services. lbrown@projecttransitions.org
Physical Address7101 Woodrow Ave
Austin, TX 78757
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Bilingual Financial Education Coordinator

Foundation Communities
Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Job Description

Job Description
Bilingual Financial Education Program Coordinator
Foundation Communities (FC) is a non-profit affordable housing developer. In addition to providing housing, FC also offers a variety of financial programs which help low-income individuals and families attain and maintain financial stability. Our financial programs serve over 20,000 people per year. 
 
Responsibilities – Money Management Classes
  • Instruct money management classes in English and Spanish
  • Train volunteers as class instructors
  • Provide volunteer instructors with support leading up to and during classes
  • Coordinate logistics for classes
  • Collect student information and track students for data reporting purposes
  • Produce monthly program reports for internal and external use
  • Coordinate quarterly credit counseling days at FC’s housing properties for single adults
  • Stay informed on new programs, tools and resources to share with students
  • Suggest and implement improvements to the money management classes
 
Responsibilities – Financial Coaching & Scholarship Mentoring
  • Greet Financial Coaching and Scholarship Mentoring volunteers and clients at our centers  
  • Provide volunteers and clients with resources they need during their appointments
  • Schedule client appointments
  • Conduct coaching sessions when volunteers are unavailable
 
Responsibilities - Safety Net Savings
  • Recruit and enroll participants in the Safety Net Savings Program
  • Maintain regular communication with savers
  • Track participant deposits and award participant incentives 
  • Produce monthly program reports for internal and external use
 
Qualifications:
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Excellent communication skills in both English and Spanish (oral, written and public speaking)
  • Excellent organization and time-management skills
  • Prior experience teaching or working with adult learners
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications    
 
Position Information:
This is a full-time (40hrs/week), year-round position consisting of daytime, evening and Saturday hours. Travel between sites is necessary. 
 
 
Application Due DateTuesday, September 15, 2015
To ApplyTo Apply: Interested candidates should email a resume, salary history and letter of interest to resumes@foundcom.org. Foundation Communities is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation & gender identity.
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78704
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Insure Central Texas Data Manager

Foundation Communities
Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Job Description

www.foundcom.org
Seasonal Positions October 2015 – February 2016
Insure Central Texas Data Manager
 
 
Description
Foundation Communities is seeking a Data Manager to oversee the data operations of its health insurance enrollment centers.   The Data Manager will play a key role in helping the Insure Central Texas program explain the impact and importance of health insurance enrollment under the Affordable Care Act.
 
Training for this position begins in October. Enrollment runs from November 1 through January 31, with a possible extension into February. Our seasonal positions pay $12-$18 per hour based on experience.
 
Job Responsibilities
  • Review tracking sheets and sign-in sheets
  • Accurately enter data into the database
  • Communicate with enrollment specialists to verify and validate entered data
  • Filter and clean data on a regular basis
  • Interpret and analyze data using Quickbase, Excel, and Access
  • Create reports, charts, and graphs on Microsoft Excel, Word, and Publisher
  • Protect confidential consumer information
  • Other duties as assigned
     
    Qualifications
  • Critical thinker with demonstrated ability to remain vigilant when entering and analyzing data
  • Comfortable turning raw data into meaningful information
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to identify data conflicts and seek guidance from supervisors
  • Ability to be flexible and work effectively and professionally in a fast-paced environment
  • Maintain and support a service-oriented relationship with customers and co-workers
     
    Requirements
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Enjoy working with numbers
  • Proven working experience with Excel and other Microsoft Office products
Foundation Communities is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity.
To ApplyDeadline to Apply: September 14, 2015. Please send a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information for three references to resumes@foundcom.org. Type “Insure Central Texas” in the subject line. In your cover letter, please specify any days or times you are not available. No phone calls or visits, please.
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Bookkeeper

Child-Friendly Faith Project
Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Start DateMonday, September 21, 2015
Job Description

We are looking for an indivual who has a solid working knowledge of Quickbooks, preferably Quickbooks Online. We are most interested in those who have performed bookkeeping for a nonrprofit organization. That said, this is a great opportunity for growth, as we have an excellent accoutant who can mentor the person selected as bookkeeper.

We are not a large 501(c)3; we have gross receipts of only about $60,000, so this position would require only about 10 hours a month. Tasks needed to be done each month include: reconciling accounts (bank, credit card, paypal), running payroll (basically a one-click process), maintaining journal entries, and running financial reports.

The CFFP educates the public about child abuse and neglect that is enabled by religious and cultural ideologies. It is based in Austin, Texas. This job would begin as a volunteer position but then grow into a paid position after a probationary period.

Most of this work would be done remotely, although there would be a monthly checkin that could be done in person if the individual lives in Austin.

Application Due DateMonday, September 14, 2015
To ApplyIf interested, please submit a resume and a brief explanation as to why you are interested in supproting the CFFP. You may send your information to info@childfriendlyfaith.org. Please have ready a reference by someone for whom you have managed books in the past.
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Visitor Services Representative

Bullock Museum
Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Job Description

 

Job Type: Part Time- Sunday through Saturday, flexible shifts available (a.m., p.m., and evenings)

Posting Dates: August 12, 2015 - September 4, 2015

Hiring Rate: $9.51 /per hour

A 300-year old French ship, the first artificial heart (made in Texas), and daily IMAX movies are all at the state's official history museum, the Bullock Texas History Museum. Join the museum staff and help us welcome over 450,000 people each year, introducing visitors from around the world to Texas history and culture.

Visitor Services Representatives:

Join a staff that helps make the Bullock Museum a memorable experience for every visitor. Visitor Services staff are the face of the Bullock Museum, welcoming guests and selling admission tickets, operating the concessions stand and parking garage booths. Success on the job comes from being able to work in a friendly, fast-paced, service-oriented environment, displaying sound judgment, excellent verbal communication skills, and a positive and respectful attitude towards co-workers and visitors alike.

Minimum Qualifications:

An interest and enthusiasm for museums, history, or film.

Friendly, with a desire to work with the public and create a welcoming environment for museum visitors.

At least six months of experience in a museum, retail store, movie theater, or similar environment.

Six months cash handling experience using a point of sale system. 

Exceptional organizational skills; the ability to communicate well with coworkers, visitors, and volunteers.

A high school diploma.

Computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office.

Ability to work flexible hours, including mornings, nights, weekends, and/or holidays on short notice.

Preferred Qualifications:

At least one year of cash handling experience; balancing a cash drawer.

Previous work with a visitor database.

Experience in public speaking; fluent in Spanish.

Familiarity with Altru or other point of sale program a plus.

Benefits:

Medical and other Optional Benefits; 401K

Free Parking; Museum discounts;

Free IMAX movies, including feature films and documentaries, fun and engaging events

Free Museum membership

Working in a fun, enjoyable setting with an opportunity for growth

Application Due DateFriday, September 4, 2015
To ApplySubmit a State of Texas application to the SPB by: Email: TSPB.Employment@tspb.state.tx.us Fax: (512) 463-3372 Mail to: 201 E. 14th Street, Suite 950, Austin, Texas, 78701 (Please see next page for additional information) Visitor Services Representatives (3 positions) An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer To get an application and for additional information: See Website: http://www.tspb.state.tx.us/spb/spb/employ/employ.htm Call: (512) 463-5495
Physical Address1800 N Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701
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IT Coordinator

Mobile Loaves & Fishes
Posted on Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Start DateTuesday, September 1, 2015
Job Description


IT COORDINATOR
 
SCOPE AND PURPOSE
The IT Coordinator (ITC) for Mobile Loaves & Fishes (MLF) is a key position toward developing and maintaining a strong IT infrastructure and day-to-day technical support to the growing organization. The ITC will work closely with all cross functional teams. This position is a full-time exempt position and will report to the IT Director. Full-time typical hours include Monday–Friday 8am to 5pm, with occasional weekend and evening requirements.
 
Please email resumes and cover letter to thu@mlf.org or fax to (512) 328-7223.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Set up and maintain the IT infrastructure at multiple locations, including HQ and Community First! Village. Provide reliable mail, internet, databases, and application services. Ensure consistencies across the databases, data is clearly defined and there is provision for data security and recovery control.
  • Keep staff hardware and software up-to-date. Ability to troubleshoot and research solutions to common issues is key.
  • Be the go-to person for staff on issues with normal daily activities on Windows/Mac software and hardware.
  • Lead and manage the Tracker Volunteer Management database. Troubleshoot and resolve Tracker user issues in a timely manner.
  • Act as liaison between Volunteers, Volunteer Coordinators, and HQ to improve and update Tracker Volunteer Management Tool data and usability, communicate organizational changes and news, train new volunteer coordinators and volunteers on Tracker and online processes/procedures, as needed.
  • Work with Volunteer database developer to resolve mass email issues when they arise, make strategic changes to the usability/interface of Tracker. Pull specific data sets when requested by Executive Team or Grant Writer.
  • Provide ‘customer assistance’ to volunteers and donors who have urgent technical issues with the website, Tracker access, online donations, etc.
  • Provide technical support for MLF website and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Instagram, etc.). Responsible for updating website content and proactively responding to other users as they comment or ask questions.
  • Promote events and fundraising activities of partner communities and organizations.
  • Implement guidelines, policies and procedures, and drive web, social media and database operational improvement
  • Ensure that all program activities operate consistently and ethically within the mission and values of MLF.
  • Continue to upgrade and grow benchmark knowledge through formal and informal education opportunities
  • Perform other duties as necessary to fulfill the mission & vision of MLF.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • Must believe in the core values of MLF and be driven by the Mission. MLF is a faith based organization on whose ideals and philosophy comes directly from the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This must be reflected in all of our communications with volunteers, staff and others that we come in contact with.
  • Advocate for the homeless and working poor
  • Familiar with router/internet/phone set up. Being able to monitor and troubleshoot outages.
  • General system admin knowledge of Windows/Mac laptops/desktops. Comfortable with MS Office, Google Apps. Able to set up and configure laptops/tablets/computers, etc. Know how to check for system “health” and security.
  • Knowledge of HTML and experience in web development (Java, Wordpress); demonstrate experience with database (Salesforce) and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Instagram)
  • Familiar and proficient in graphic design tool such as Adobe Create Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator) is a plus.
  • Be a team player.
  • At least 5 years of related professional experience
  • Ability to work in a team environment and work independently
  • Anticipate problems and opportunities and make timely and appropriate decisions;
  • Critical thinking, project management, people and technical skills are essential qualities
  • Monitor and evaluate productivity
  • Initiate new ideas and solutions to meet objectives
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate integrity, strives for excellence in her/his work, and has experience of leading others to new levels of effectiveness and programmatic impact
  • Willingness to take on leadership roles, ownership of projects, and find created ways to accomplish goals with limited resources
  • Results and detail oriented.
  • Enjoys working hard and looks for challenges;
  • Ability to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available;
  • Ability to manage multiple project in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • A history of proven results in past work.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Common sense and judgment in day to day matters
  • Neat, clean, and appropriate appearance
 
MLF PURPOSE/VISION
We empower communities into a lifestyle of service with the homeless.
 
MLF MISSION
We provide food and clothing and promote dignity to our homeless brothers and sisters in need.
To ApplyPlease send cover letter and resume to thu@mlf.org
Physical Address5524 Bee Cave Rd
Blg M
Austin, TX 78746
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CLUB DIRECTOR

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area
Posted on Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Job Description

The Club Director directs and manages overall daily operations of the designated Club. The primary concern is focused on the meeting all grant requirements, quality program implementation, service delivery, supervision and training of staff, facilities management, budget management, community relations and membership administration for the specified Club. Plan, develop, implement and evaluate overall Club programs, services and activities to ensure they meet stated objectives and member needs and interests. Compile regular reports reflecting all activities, attendance and participation in each program.

Spanish speaking preferred.

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to kelley.carmon@bgcaustin.org by Friday October 1, 2015 and you can visit our website for more information.

Website: http://bgcaustin.org/1/

To Applykelley.carmon@bgcaustin.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Associate Director of Advancement – Bryan Office

Catholic Charities of Central Texas
Posted on Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Start DateTuesday, September 1, 2015
Job Description

Ministerial 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 Associate Director of Advancement is responsible for the organization based formalized fund development model and marketing strategy that assures adequate funding for agency operations, services, programs and special projects. Also promotes the organization within the community to ensure a broad base of funding resources. The position is formally supervised by the Director of Advancement and has wide latitude for the use of independent judgment and initiative.

Essential Job Duties:
• Implement all established and new activities pertaining to financial development including but not limited to programs for planned and annual giving, major gifts, matching gifts, endowments, bequests and capital campaigns.
• Implement strategies for identifying, cultivating, and engaging prospective donors.
• Analyze demographic and statistical donor data to assist in future solicitation planning.
• Personally solicits gifts from foundations, corporations, community organizations and selected individuals.
• Implement the identified plan for donor recognition, retention, renewal and up-grade. Responds to donor concerns and requests. Implement programs to identify prospective contributors and cultivate major donors.
• Participate in special event fund raisers.
• Cultivate positive relationships with relevant funding entities, faith based organizations, social service providers, and other community partners.
• Establish internal networks in order to build professional relationships with colleagues, understand the work and needs of the programs, and stay abreast of current issues within the agency's programs.
• Ensure compliance with funding and donor designations and agency quality assurance standards.
• Participate as an active team member of Catholic Charities.
• Ensure effective communication with department staff, peers and agency leadership.
• Maintain a work schedule that maximizes availability to staff and customers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Knowledge of fundraising practices, procedures and philosophies.
• Knowledge of graphic design and print production.
• Knowledge of grant writing.
• Skills in oral and written communication, public presentations and presenting ideas and concepts to stakeholders.
• Skill in cultural sensitivity and awareness.
• Ability to develop, manage, and work within the parameters of a program budget.
• Ability to work independently and with a minimum of supervision.
• 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 maintain confidentiality at all times.
• 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 follow instructions furnished in verbal or written format.
• Ability to create and foster an environment consistent with agency culture, mission, vision, and values.
• Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with all segments of the community (parishes, priests, religious, laity, Catholic ministries, civic leaders and community agencies.
• Ability to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers and work effectively with others.
• Ability to travel throughout a 25 county service region as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Education and Trainings:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited American college or university or equivalent in a foreign country.
• Experience:
One (1) year of full-time wage earning experience in sales, business or donor cultivation.
• Language:
Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.
• Catholic Requirement:
Must be practicing Roman Catholic in good standing.
• 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/270249-48167.html    
Application Due DateWednesday, September 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/270249-48167.html
Physical AddressBryan
Bryan, TX 77801
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AmeriCorps College Completion Coach

College Forward
Posted on Monday, August 31, 2015

Start DateMonday, August 31, 2015
Job DescriptionCollege Forward seeks full-time AmeriCorps*Texas members to serve as College Completion Coaches at our Austin and Houston, Texas sites beginning immediately, and until July 1, 2016 who possess a sincere interest in empowering youth and a passion for higher education. Applicants should possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and research skills to assist College Forward with providing college completion services to more than 3,000 collegians and  improve and build the sustainability and success rate of the program in order to serve a rapidly increasing number of college students and graduates.
 
Members must serve a minimum of 1,700 hours of service (an average of 40-45 hrs/wk) and complete their full contractual term of 11 months in order to qualify for the Eli Segal Education Award.
 
NOTE: Mandatory AmeriCorps trainings will be held for pre-service orientation unless otherwise specified.  This position will have access to vulnerable populations. 
 
In the event of a local, state or federal disaster declaration, AmeriCorps members may occasionally need to deploy to an affected area (in-state or out-of-state) to participate in response or recovery operations for up to 60 days.  During this time, service hours spent in response to that event may be counted towards the total required member hours of a given members.  Any given member will be given no more than 120 days on disaster related activities in a given member year without the prior consent on the OneStar Foundation unless otherwise specified in the program’s approved grant and program design (in the case of programs with a Disaster area focus.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  1. Contact one’s assigned collegians once per month by phone, email, online messaging, and possible personal meeting to address specific needs and troubleshoot problems that may arise
 
  1. Work on college campuses as applicable to provide students direct college transition counseling and support in areas including, but not limited to: freshman orientation, course registration, financial aid/FAFSA issues, college transfers, career development, and other miscellaneous issues. Conduct research, provide referrals, arrange meetings, and accompany students to appointments as necessary
 
  1. Provide extended support and create personalized action plans for students in “red flag” situations, including loss of financial aid, family crises, drop-outs, stop-outs, deferrals, MIA students, and students enrolled in two-year colleges
 
  1. Utilize national college enrollment databases and request school transcripts to confirm college enrollment; track, document and report collegian progress toward college graduation
 
  1. Coordinate campus gatherings and student mentor programs for students attending select campuses throughout Texas, and periodically make in-person campus visits.
 
  1. Orient College Forward’s high school students to the College Completion program and its services by assisting the High School Program team in preparing and administering college completion and transition curriculum to graduating high school seniors; ensure that students successfully enroll in completion services
 
  1. Organize and maintain up-to-date student information on student progress including milestones and deliverables in databases and physical files; monitor completion program statistics; produce reports as needed
 
  1. Submit weekly timesheets, periodic reports (i.e. monthly reports, self-evaluations, and supervisor evaluations), and other service-related documentation as required
 
  1. Attend required programmatic and community service events
 
ANCILLARY FUNCTIONS:
 
  1. Provide recognition and leadership opportunities to collegians as appropriate, including giving internal/external awards, writing recommendation letters, and composing recognition articles for newsletter and press releases
 
  1. Evaluate college completion efforts quantitatively and qualitatively for future program improvement by conducting research on best practices in college completion initiatives and gathering qualitative collegian feedback (via collegian surveys, retreats, events and/or meetings)
 
  1. Maintain excellent working relationships with supervisors, fellow AmeriCorps members, school district and college personnel, students and families, volunteers, donors, and the greater community
 
  1. Update and monitor College Forward’s online social networking sites; respond frequently
 
  1. Assist and attend events and programs and assist non-program students on campuses as requested by the college administration
 
  1. Serve on project teams on the following subjects, including but not limited to:  AmeriCorps member recruitment, mentor program, students who are undocumented, program monitoring and evaluation, community college students, students who are parents services, and community service activities
 
 
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
 
College Forward is a dynamic, progressive and youth-focused working environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Responsibilities may frequently require an adjusted work schedule and/or evening/weekend hours in order to meet deadlines or satisfy program requirements.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
To perform this position 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. College Completion Coaches must also submit to and pass a comprehensive criminal background check before a final placement offer can be made, and annually thereafter.
 
  • EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: This position requires at least a baccalaureate degree from an accredited, academically-recognized four-year college or university, and a minimum of one year related experience.
 
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this position, the member is regularly required to communicate with and present information to others and access information using a computer for several hours at a time. Members must have mobility throughout the office and must frequently drive or ride up to 30 miles to high school campuses and other service locations to monitor service delivery. Members may infrequently be required to drive or ride distances of up to 250 miles, with occasional air travel necessary.  
 
  • EMOTIONAL DEMANDS: The member must be emotionally mature and be able to handle difficult and complex team member and student situations. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to solve practical problems and deal with frequently changing variables. The member must demonstrate strong interpersonal and coaching skills.
 
  • INTELLECTUAL DEMANDS: Excellent writing and communication skills are essential; English/Spanish bilingualism is strongly preferred. Candidates must be able to read, analyze, and interpret general educational and business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and governmental regulations. They must exhibit an ability to professionally write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 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. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to understand and apply standard, high school-level mathematical concepts for the purpose of compiling program statistics.
 
 
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.
 
 
 

* Position placement and enrollment is contingent upon final notification of funding by the Corporation for National and Community Service.
 
 
Application Due DateTuesday, September 8, 2015
To ApplySubmit a resume and cover letter to stompkins@collegeforward.org. See collegeforward.org for more information about our AmeriCorps positions and our organization.
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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AmeriCorps College Access Coach

College Forward
Posted on Monday, August 31, 2015

Start DateMonday, August 31, 2015
Job DescriptionCollege Forward seeks AmeriCorps*Texas members to serve as College Coaches at our Austin and Houston, Texas sites beginning immediately, and until July 1, 2016. The applicant must possess a sincere interest in empowering youth and a passion for higher education. Applicants should also possess the ability to carefully and strategically plan individual work goals in order to meet organizational objectives in a timely manner; ability to closely monitor progress towards these goals and take appropriate remedial action when necessary. Successful applicants are leaders with strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
 
Members must serve a minimum of 1700 hours of service (an average of 40 hours/week) and complete their full contractual term of 11 months in order to qualify for the Eli Segal AmeriCorps Education Award.
 
NOTE: Mandatory AmeriCorps training for this position will be held for pre-service orientation unless otherwise specified.  This position will have access to vulnerable populations.
 
In the event of a local, state or federal disaster declaration, AmeriCorps members may occasionally need to deploy to an affected area (in-state or out-of-state) to participate in response or recovery operations for up to 60 days.  During this time, service hours spent in response to that event may be counted towards the total required member hours of a given members.  Any given member will be given no more than 120 days on disaster related activities in a given member year without the prior consent on the OneStar Foundation unless otherwise specified in the program’s approved grant and program design (in the case of programs with a Disaster area focus.
 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  1. Teach after-school, college preparatory classes for 40-50 economically disadvantaged and/or first-generation high school students at local high school campus(es)
 
  1. Ensure that students consistently receive the highest quality of services, that client needs are met, and that each student makes satisfactory progress toward program goals
 
  1. Gain and maintain knowledge of all students’ interests, needs and backgrounds
 
  1. Perform follow-up parent/student phone calls and/or home visits as required
 
  1. Collect, organize, and maintain student and program documents
 
  1. Plan and organize student recruitment process for any schools partnered with College Forward
 
  1. Update the database and spreadsheet files on a weekly basis; maintain student records and statistics
 
  1. Provide mid-year and end of year-end progress reports for 40-50 students
 
  1. Conduct research and understand higher education norms and trend for the state of Texas as necessary pertaining to students’ college and financial aid needs and interests
 
  1. Grade and provide feedback on classroom assignments, including ACT/SAT diagnostic tests
 
  1. Chaperone students on events such as college visits and the Summer Tour of Colleges
 
  1. Coordinate with the College Completion Team to provide college transition services to graduating high school seniors
 
  1. Submit weekly timesheets, periodic reports (i.e. monthly reports, self-evaluations, and supervisor evaluations), and other service-related documentation as required
 
  1. Attend required programmatic and community service events
 
 
 
 
ANCILLARY FUNCTIONS:
 
  1. Serve on project teams on the following subjects, including but not limited to: program events, student communications, financial aid and literacy, AmeriCorps member recruitment, parent services, curriculum revision, and community service activities
 
  1. Adhere to program and organizational calendars for on-time task assignment and completion
 
  1. Coordinate with the supervisor to order, maintain, and inventory program supplies.
 
  1. Maintain excellent working relationships with supervisors, fellow AmeriCorps members, school district and college personnel, students and families, volunteers, donors, and the greater community
 
 
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
 
College Forward is a dynamic, progressive and youth-focused working environment. The noise level in the work environment can be moderate to loud. Responsibilities may frequently require an adjusted work schedule and/or evening/weekend hours in order to meet deadlines or satisfy program requirements.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
To perform this position 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. College Coaches must also submit to and pass a comprehensive criminal background check before a final placement offer can be made, and annually thereafter.
 
  • EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: This position requires at least a baccalaureate degree from an accredited, academically-recognized four-year college or university, and a minimum of one year related experience.
 
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this position, the member is regularly required to communicate with and present information to others and access information using a computer for several hours at a time. Members must have mobility throughout the office and must frequently drive or ride up to 30 miles to high school campuses and other service locations to monitor service delivery. Members may infrequently be required to drive or ride distances of up to 250 miles, with occasional air travel necessary.  
 
  • EMOTIONAL DEMANDS: The member must be emotionally mature and be able to handle difficult and complex team member and student situations. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to solve practical problems and deal with frequently changing variables. The member must demonstrate strong interpersonal and coaching skills.
 
  • INTELLECTUAL DEMANDS: Excellent writing and communication skills are essential; English/Spanish bilingualism is strongly preferred. Candidates must be able to read, analyze, and interpret general educational and business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and governmental regulations. They must exhibit an ability to professionally write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 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. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to understand and apply standard, high school-level mathematical concepts for the purposes of administering the program’s ACT and SAT test-preparation component and compiling program statistics.
 
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.
 
 
 

* Position placement and enrollment is contingent upon final notification of funding by the Corporation for National and Community Service.
 
 
Application Due DateTuesday, September 8, 2015
To ApplySubmit a resume and cover letter to stompkins@collegeforward.org. See collegeforward.org for more information about this position and College Forward.
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Housing Case Manager

AIDS Services of Austin
Posted on Monday, August 31, 2015

Job DescriptionUnder the direction of the Associate Director of Direct Services, the Housing Case Manager for the Best Single Source Plus (BSS Plus) Program will provide housing stability services to HIV positive individuals with a focus on the Chronically Homeless population. Housing stability services will include case management across the continuum of housing stability services, provision of financial resources, and referrals to collaborative agencies and others. The Housing Case Manager is responsible for maintaining accurate financial assistance records, service delivery records, and evaluation and reporting requirements.
 
The mission of AIDS Services of Austin is to enhance the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS. For more than 27 years, ASA has provided a continuum of services to the greater Central Texas area.
 
Essential Tasks:
 
  • Consistent with agency case management standards, provide case management services, information, and referrals for Best Single Source Plus (BSS Plus) clients with a focus on housing stability.
  • Advocate on the behalf of clients to address housing and other service barriers, and refer clients to other community resources when appropriate.
  • Conduct housing assessments with clients and their significant others.
  • Work with clients to develop housing plans that focus on individualized immediate and long-term goals with emphasis on housing stability.
  • Conduct routine follow-up to reassess needs and ensure linkage to services.
  • Provide information and referral services for clients.
  • Manage case data by entering client data in Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Service Point web-based database in a timely manner.
  • Maintain documentation in the client records according to departmental standards by utilizing additional electronic client databases.
  • Regularly prepare and maintain accurate records and reports.
  • Maintain BSS Plus client hard files, including eligibility/enrollment paperwork, case notes, individual service plans, financial assistance, assessments, and other items as specified on file checklist.
  • Attend and participate in Department meetings as scheduled.
  • Participate in the ECHO’s Landlord Outreach and attend relevant ECHO meetings as needed. Participate in other housing and collaborative meetings for service coordination.
  • Attend BSS Plus Case Manager meetings and other meetings and training sessions as required.
  • Participate in agency Quality Improvement activities as indicated.
  • Participate in agency fundraising events, including ASA’s AIDS Walk, on an annual basis.
  • Participate in the Point in Time Count annually
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Associate Director of Direct Services.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
  • Knowledge of HIV, homelessness, mental health, and substance abuse
  • 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
  • Skill in using various software, including word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs
  • 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 all precautionary steps to ensure the protection and integrity of protected health information
  • Ability to work comfortably with diverse populations, with sensitivity to issues concerning HIV and all disabilities
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and competing priorities
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationship with coworkers
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to perform routine walking, standing, bending, lifting, and stooping during the course of day
Education and Experience:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field required
  • Experience working with homelessness prevention or the homeless preferred
  • Two years of experience working with individuals of diverse cultures, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities and/or expressions preferred
  • Experience working with individuals with substance use or mental health disorders and with other vulnerable populations required
  • Experience working with homeless population preferred
  • Training in harm reduction principles and motivational interviewing skills helpful
  • Bilingual/bicultural (English and Spanish) 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.
Application Due DateFriday, September 11, 2015
To ApplySubmit a cover letter, agency application (available at www.asaustin.org/about_careers), and resume via mail to ASA, HR Dept.; via fax to 512-452-3299; or via e-mail to asa.hr@asaustin.org. Submissions that do not include an agency application will not be considered. No phone calls, please.
Physical AddressP.O. Box 4874
Austin, TX 78765
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Executive Assistant - Part Time

LifeWorks Austin
Posted on Monday, August 31, 2015

Job DescriptionLifeWorks is seeking a proactive and detail oriented Executive Assistant to support our Executive Director. The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing all confidential and administrative support to the Executive Director (ED) and will serve as the primary administrative liaison between the ED and Leadership Team, Board of Directors, Board committees and community resources.

The ideal candidate will represent LifeWorks image in person, by phone, and in written communications; will be versed in communicating with diverse populations; have the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information; skilled at balancing multiple priorities and stakeholders; and will be extremely professional and organized.

Schedule: 20 hours a week between 8:30am -12:30pm. Occasional late afternoon hours for Board meetings.

Duties:
• Provide administrative support to the ED and other Executives as assigned, including preparing verbal and written correspondence, maintaining calendars and schedules.

• Provides logistical support to LifeWorks Board of Directors, including meeting coordination and regular written and verbal communication.
• Support the ED in the strategy, writing and publishing of agency communications.
• Coordinates and provides logistical assistance for internal and external meetings.
• Coordinates and supports special projects, events, and charitable drives as needed.
• Provides logistical and clerical assistance with proposal development and submission.

Qualifications:
• Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field and 5+ years related Executive Assistant experience; or

• Requires an Associates degree in Business Administration or a related field and 7+ years related Executive Assistant experience; or
• Equivalent combination of education and experience.
To Applyhttp://lifeworksweb.iapplicants.com/
Physical AddressAustin, Texas 78704
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Home Parent Educator/Case Manager

Any Baby Can of Austin
Posted on Monday, August 31, 2015

Job DescriptionGENERAL DESCRIPTION: To provide case management, parenting education and child development services to low-income families with children, birth to 5 years, having mild developmental delays or who are at-risk for developing delays. Many clients may also be at risk for child abuse/neglect due to psycho-social risk factors.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Case Coordination
  • Provide case management in the home, in the school, and at other sites as needed in concert with developing and maintaining good rapport with parents and their children on their caseload. 
  • Maintain a maximum caseload as required to meet the needs of the program.
  • Provide 48-60 face-to-face visitsper month in fidelity with Parents as Teachers model
  • Develop and update service plans for each client and provide appropriate referrals.   
  • Use the service plans and assessments as the basis for all case management and educational activities with the parents and children
  • Provide Home-Based educational visits using the Parents as Teachers curriculum.
  • Provide guidance to parent(s) to assist them in providing needed education and resources.
  • Support the planning and implementation of structured parent-child group events
  • Remain current on new findings in child-development research and complete trainings to acquire and maintain certifications required for the position
  • Keep accurate files, meet data entry deadlines and provide timely and accurate reports
  • Work with families and other community service providers to accomplish appropriate transitions for children who are ready for other programs or who age out of HFS
  • Recruit families with young children to the program
 
Program Support and Collaboration
  • Assist in quality assurance procedures and activities
  • Collaborate with members of other agencies in the area and advocate to ensure that eligible families are receiving requested services
  • Attend and participate in all scheduled staff and collaboration meetings, prepared to report on new families and their individual situations
 
Paperwork
  • Complete computer based information on each client.
  • Complete all paperwork within program timelines.   (Paperwork and data entry are to be completed within 5 business days of the case contact).
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree in social work, early childhood development, public health or related field  and a minimum of 2 years professional experience
  • LBSW preferred
  • Language skills in English and Spanish, both verbal and written modalities, preferred  
  • Parents As Teachers’ Educator certification will be required; may be acquired upon hire
  • Experience and proven ability to work with low-income and culturally diverse families having multiple needs and limited resources; experience with home visits, strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to develop program plans and work independently as well as contribute as an active and collaborative team member
  • Proven ability to maintain detailed and accurate program records, meet deadlines, work well under pressure, and handle crisis situations.
  • Strong computer proficiency with all MS Office suite products, especially MS Word and Excel, along with a familiarity of database applications.
  • Must have good driving record, valid Texas Driver’s license, and current auto insurance.
 
 
To ApplyPlease submit cover letter and resume to jobs@anybabycan.org or fax to 512439-3259. EOE
Physical Address6207 Sheridan Ave.
AUSTIN, Texas 78723
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Nurse Home Visitor

Any Baby Can of Austin
Posted on Monday, August 31, 2015

Job DescriptionGENERAL DESCRIPTION:  The Nurse Home Visitor is responsible for providing comprehensive community health nursing services to women and their families eligible for the Nurse Family Partnership program. This position provides case management and care coordination through home visitation for low-income, first-time mothers and their families, from early pregnancy up to 2 years of age. This position is required to attend education sessions in Denver, CO to learn the NFP model and guidelines.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Clinical:
  • Assess the physical, emotional, social, and environmental needs of women and their families and provide assistance in establishing realistic goals and measurable outcomes, as related to health and life course development.
  • Provide counseling and instruction to assist clients in attaining targeted goals, in areas including prenatal and postpartum care, nutrition, parenting, child health care, family planning, and special health problems.
  • Utilize principles and concepts of parallel process and reflective parenting; modeling, therapeutic relationships, change theory, self-efficacy, client-centered, strength based, and solutions.
  • Perform home visiting in accordance with the NFP model and maintain appropriate, thorough, timely, and compliant documentation on visits.
Outreach:
  • Perform outreach activities to community agencies in order to facilitate alliances for program promotion and to improve program objectives.
  • Develop and maintain community relationships to support client referrals and link clients with community resources that are relevant to their specific needs.
Professional Development:
  • Engage in skill building to meet all NFP Nurse Home Visitor competency requirements.
  • Remain informed of current health care developments to provide safe, quality nurse home visiting services.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, plus a minimum of 2 years practical nursing experience, required.
  • Current Texas RN license, required.
  • Language skills in English and Spanish, both written and verbal modalities, preferred.
  • Experience in community health, educational or case management setting with an emphasis on pediatrics, pre/postnatal care and infant mental health, strongly preferred.
  • Proven ability to establish interpersonal relationships with low-income and culturally diverse families having multiple needs.
  • Demonstrated abilities in problem-solving, initiative, and communication, required.
  • Demonstrated skills in building self-efficacy, and practicing strength-based, solution-focused nursing with the ability to adapt to change and challenge, required.
  • Must have good driving record, valid Texas driver’s license, and current auto insurance.
To ApplyPlease submit cover letter and resume to jobs@anybabycan.org or fax to 512-334-4471. EOE
Physical Address6207 Sheridan Ave.
Austin, Texas 78723
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After School Counselors

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Monday, August 31, 2015

Job DescriptionThe Program Services YMCA Branch in Austin, TX is seeking After-School Staff to join our team for the 2015-2016 school year. We are looking for applicants who are available Monday through Friday between 2:30pm-6:30pm. 
 
Pay rate: The following are starting rates for each position (increase depending on experience):  
 
  • Counselors: $10.00 per hour
  • Assistant Site Directors: $11.00 per hour
  • Site Directors: $12.00 per hour
 
Job Description
The YMCA of Austin Afterschool & Learning Center programs are now hiring Counselors, Assistant Site Directors, and Site Directors for the 2015-2016 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. Responsibilities include supervision of children, implementation of daily and weekly activities, and communication with parents.
 
Afterschool programs operate from 16 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 a difference in the lives of children!
                                     
Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Must be a High School graduate
  • Must become certified in CPR & FA after hiring
  • Reliable transportation to attend work
  • Team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude
 
Benefits:
  • Paid training hours
  • Free CPR / First Aid certifications
  • Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account
     
To Apply:
Apply at AustinYMCAJobs.org 
 
To ApplyTo Apply: Apply at AustinYMCAJobs.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78705
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Presenters - Part-time Sept. - Oct.

A Legacy of Giving
Posted on Monday, August 31, 2015

Start DateMonday, September 14, 2015
Job DescriptionIf you would love to be a part of teaching this generation of kids to become givers to their communities (philanthropists,) and you have a flexible life that leaves you open to making extra money during the day hours, this is a special opportunity! A Legacy of Giving <http://alegacyofgiving.org/> is hiring a few vibrant presenters for sporadic, part-time work through the months of Sept. and Oct., with the possibility of doing it again in Jan., and Feb. The basics: Presenters will deliver a 45 min. scripted multi-media presentation (Academic Assembly) to students in and around Austin schools in 4th – 11th grade, in an engaging, energetic, and confident manner. Pay is $100 per presentation, and that includes your gas and extra time it will take to gather equipment, set up ahead of schedule time, break down, and return equipment. You could be asked to do between 1 and 5 presentations per week from Sept. 14 – Oct. 23, and the times will be up to teachers to schedule, so they can range anytime during the school day. In addition to the formal description below, our Legacy Team presenters should be:
 
  • Able to connect to students - above everything  
  • Ultra-responsible and reliable, including with own transportation
  • Tech-savvy enough to set up a laptop, projector, etc., run a PPT, and deal with both normal and unexpected glitches
  • Rehearsed enough to present “off the cuff” if said glitches ever persist
  • Able to commit to the time frames above
  • Able to appear clean-cut and highly professional in conservative settings 
 
The formal job description:
 
“Legacy is seeking 2-4 outgoing, professional individuals who genuinely enjoy interacting with youth. Individuals must be available weekdays during school hours of 7:30 AM-4:30 PM (exact schedule to be negotiated) and must be willing to submit for a background check.
 
·         Demonstrate outstanding presentation and communication abilities with the capacity to adjust, improvise or adapt to a variety of student management/interaction situations as they relate to student engagement, behavior and interest
·         Show excellent presentation skills, including the ability to connect with principals and administrators, when necessary
·         Deliver the 1st teaching presentation (LEARN) of our philanthropy education in an energetic and confident manner for our students and educators (AISD and Independent schools)
·         Exhibit strong interpersonal and customer service skills
·         Recognize that each Legacy contractor and staff member is the face of A Legacy of Giving in the community and thus must reflect the ethos and the professionalism of the organization at all times
·         Appreciate public and independent school organizations, systems, and hierarchies
·         Value the diversity of all participating schools, treating each interaction with courtesy and respect
·         Conduct oneself with professionalism at all times with an understanding of business, nonprofit and academic decorum, including attire

We are scheduling auditions to be held next week. Please email your resume/bio, the days and times next week that you are available to audition, and a Gmail address (even if created just for this) by this Tues., Sept. 1. We will share the PPT on Google drive with you for you to “present” for the audition, after initial screenings.
 
Dianne Preston
Academic Program Coordinator
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Application Due DateTuesday, September 1, 2015
To ApplyEmail: Resume/bio, gmail addy, and times available to audition next week to dpreston@alegacyofgiving.org
Physical Address1609 Shoal Creek Blvd, Suite 303
Austin, TX 78701
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After School Counselor

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Friday, August 28, 2015

Job DescriptionThe Program Services YMCA Branch in Austin, TX is seeking After-School Staff to join our team for the 2015-2016 school year. We are looking for applicants who are available Monday through Friday between 2:30pm-6:30pm. 
 
Pay rate: The following are starting rates for each position (increase depending on experience):  
 
  • Counselors: $10.00 per hour
  • Assistant Site Directors: $11.00 per hour
  • Site Directors: $12.00 per hour
 
Job Description
The YMCA of Austin Afterschool & Learning Center programs are now hiring Counselors, Assistant Site Directors, and Site Directors for the 2015-2016 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. Responsibilities include supervision of children, implementation of daily and weekly activities, and communication with parents.
 
Afterschool programs operate from 16 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 a difference in the lives of children!
                                     
Minimum Requirements:
  • Must be a High School graduate
  • Must become certified in CPR & FA after hiring
  • Reliable transportation to attend work
  • Team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude
 
Benefits:
  • Paid training hours
  • Free CPR / First Aid certifications
  • Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account
     
To Apply:
Apply at AustinYMCAJobs.org 
 
To ApplyApply at AustinYMCAJobs.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78705
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Cook

Lift Alliance Austin Children's Shelter / SafePlace
Posted on Friday, August 28, 2015

Job Description

To be consider for this position, please apply to the following web link http://jobs.liftalliance.org/

Do you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of youth? Do you have a minimum of a High School Diploma, and at least two years’ experience cooking for a restaurant or in an institutional setting? If you answered "Yes" to these questions, then this part-time, non-exempt position, which pays an hourly salary of $10.00 to $11.00 (based on experience and qualifications) may be the perfect fit for you.

Austin Children’s Services, a founding partner in the LIFT Alliance, is seeking a Part-Time Cook. This position is responsible for meal preparation for breakfast, lunch and dinner; including hot food preparation, cold food preparation, and baking as well as delivery of the meals to the cottages. The food preparation will include operating a variety of kitchen equipment. In addition to the normal kitchen equipment, it will be necessary to use tools to wash, peel, cut, and shred fruits and vegetables, or trim and cut meats. Additional responsibilities include assisting with shopping for groceries when needed and for ensuring that the kitchen is spotless and dishes are washed after use. Individual must be flexible with work hours to cover vacations and have the ability to work independently.

Hours:

  • 7am – 4pm Monday; and
  • 7am – 4pm Friday.
  • For a total of 16 hours per week.

This position has the potential for increased hours, and could be full-time in the future (depending on candidate availability and organizational budget).

In the event that it does go full-time, the following benefits would be granted:

  • ​​Fully-paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Short-Term Disability Insurance;
  • ​15 accrued PTO days in the first year and 22 days in the 2nd year;
  • ​Six agency holidays, and four additional personal holidays to be determined by the employee;
  • ​403(b) with 2% agency contribution and 1% matching (after one year);
  • ​Flexible work schedule;
  • On-site daycare at a reduced cost;
  • Amazing work environment where you get to make a difference every day!
To Applyto be consider for this position, please apply through the following web link http://jobs.liftalliance.org/
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Executive Director

H.A.N.D,
Posted on Friday, August 28, 2015

Job Description
Executive Director Position:
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for H.A.N.D’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. S/he will initially develop and maintain a deep knowledge of the organization, core programs, operations, and business plans.

Leadership & Management:
  • Ensure ongoing program excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals.  Measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents.
  • Actively engage and energize H.A.N.D staff, board members, partnering organizations, and funders.
  • Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors; serve as ex-officio of each committee; seek and build board involvement with strategic direction for the ongoing local challenges.
  • Develop and retain H.A.N.D’s high-performance management team and 100+ employees. 
 
Fundraising & Communications:
  • Expand revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing program operations and present opportunities for expanded services to those in need.
  • Develop effective grant seeking program with timely follow-up and application.
  • Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger and more effective organization.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships within the community to maintain success and garner new opportunities.
Qualifications:
The Executive Director should be thoroughly committed to H.A.N.D.'s mission of assisting the Aging and Disabled of our Community.  
  • Positive attitude and integrity, and be mission-driven and self-directed.
  • An understanding, empathy, and compassion for those being served.
  • A track record of leading in an organization and achieving higher standards.
  • Strong commitment to quality programs and data-driven evaluation.
  • Excellent organizational management skills, with the ability to coach staff, and develop high-performance teams.
  • Skills in setting and achieving strategic objectives, and managing a budget.
  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising skills, and the ability to relate successfully with a wide range of stakeholders, personalities and cultures.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and be a persuasive and passionate communicator.
  • An action orientation and an entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning.
Application Due DateFriday, September 4, 2015
To Applyemail your application and cover letter to youngs6265@gmail.com and for more information about H.A.N.D. refer to www.handcentraltx.org
Physical Address1640-B E. 2nd Street, Ste 200
Austin, TX 78702
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Youth Substance Abuse Counselor (Licensed)

African American Youth Harvest Foundation
Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015

Start DateThursday, October 1, 2015
Job DescriptionPosition Summary:

The Youth Substance Abuse Counselor will be responsible for providing drug and alcohol counseling to individuals, families in both school based and community environments.  The Counselor will play an important role in working with youth in the drug education and prevention program which occurs in school-based and community based environments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Youth Substance Abuse Counselor will:
  • Screen and assess the substance abuse, psychosocial and environmental status of clients
  • Conduct screening and assessments of clients’ family, academic and psychosocial, and substance abuse status through screening instruments, personal interviews, observation and other methods to determine education/treatment resources and services are required
  • Perform case management and follow up and develop individualized success plan
  • Conduct individual and group counseling and/or educational classes regarding substance abuse rehabilitation, social emotional learning, cognitive skill development, and relapse prevention techniques
  • Attend and participate in local school, community, staff and other meetings in accordance with program needs
  •  Provide crisis intervention and referrals for participants as needed
  • Responsible for accurate completion monthly reports and other documentation related to the progress of clients/participants in the program
  •  Conduct pre-tests and post-tests on all participants as designated by the program manager
  • Coordinate and develop community resources for referral purposes
  • Coordinate and monitor referral of clients to clinical and other resources/services and assist in providing related training for staff
  • Assist in developing counseling programs and intervention techniques
  • Identify clients in at-risk situations and seeks treatment solutions and alternative environmental surroundings.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Knowledge in:

•    Procedures for assessing the substance abuse, psychosocial and environmental status of clients.
•    Counseling theory techniques and resources.
•    Substance abuse and crisis intervention techniques and resources.
•    Policies, practices, procedures and standards within area of assignment.
•    Advocacy groups, clinical and other service providers and community outreach services.
•    Principles and procedures of case file documentation.
•    Computer equipment to include word processing, spreadsheets, databases and a variety of software packages.

Skilled in:
•    Counseling and providing crisis and other assistance to clients.
•    Screening and assessing the substance abuse, psychosocial and environmental status of clients.
•    Obtaining information from clients and other sources.
•    Developing education, intervention and success plans for clients.
•    Developing and conducting training sessions.
•    Problem-solving and decision-making.
•    Both verbal and written communication.

Ability to:

•    Apply counseling theory, practice and procedures.
•    Develop client education & advocacy programs
•    Work efficiently, both independently and as a team member.
•    Manage time well and meet timelines.
•    Communicate effectively.
•    Maintain clear and legible documentation.'=

Desired Minimum Qualification:

Education and Experience

Graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or related degree. Master’s degree preferred. Candidates must have experience working in substance abuse environments. At least 3-5 years of experience working in a human services and/or demonstrated experience in case management. Bi-lingual ability to speak Spanish is preferred. The candidate must possess and maintain a valid Texas driver’s license and professional license. 


Licenses/Certifications: 

Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) 

Tools and Equipment used:

Desktop computer including spreadsheet and word processing software, copy machine, fax machine, 10-key calculator and telephone.

Salary:

$42,000 to $45,000




 
Application Due DateThursday, September 10, 2015
To ApplyPlease e-mail your resume and cover letter to info@aayhf.org. No Phone calls please.
Physical Address6633 Hwy 290 East
Suite 307
Austin, TX 78723
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Community Liaison, In Home Care

Family Eldercare
Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015

Job DescriptionIn Home Care Community Liaison
 
Family Eldercare, recognized experts in the field of aging, has been serving Central Texas since 1982. We provide essential services to seniors, adults with disabilities and caregivers. We have a unique opportunity to work for a not-for-profit agency serving older adults providing our clients with companionship, ADL assistance, housekeeping and transportation needs. This position is responsible for marketing and sales of the In Home Care program.

Job Title:  Community Liaison
Department:  In Home Care

Position Summary:
Full-time (40 hours/week) marketer responsible for marketing activities

Working Relationships: 
Reports to:  Manager, In Home Care

Supervises:  None

Job Summary:
The Community Liaison’s goal is to grow the number of referral sources and play an active role on team that increases client census in the In Home Care Department. Activities include referral cultivation and communication, creating in-house marketing materials, overseeing referral data entry management and provider relations efforts. Program-related activities include in-services, referral source education and helping to prepare for any marketing functions.

Interpersonal Relationships:  All comments, actions, and behaviors have a direct effect on the public’s perceptions of Family Eldercare, this includes interactions with patients, family members, physicians, referral sources, visitors, co-workers, etc.  These interactions must be in a manner that is courteous, respectful, cooperative and professional.  The Community Liaison’s behavior should promote an atmosphere of teamwork and positive relations.

Equipment/Machinery Used:
Office equipment, automobile

Minimum requirements:
Three years sales/marketing experience preferred, preferable in a home health environment.
Skills in office computer software required.
Demonstrates competencies for populations served.

Essential functions:
Organizes and implements marketing activities.
Coordinates marketing activities.
Development of relationships with referral sources and other relevant organizations in all counties served.
Execute community outreach plan and implement strategic marketing plan, including goals, in order to increase census.

 
To ApplyPlease send resumes to evanlandingham@familyeldercare.org
Physical Address1700 Rutherford Lane
Austin, TX 78754
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Registrar

KIPP Austin Public Schools
Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015

Job DescriptionPOSITION OVERVIEW: The Registrar plays a central role in establishing and maintaining systems of operation to ensure that KIPP Austin Collegiate high school has accurate, current records for all its students. All KIPP Austin staff has a responsibility for ensuring that every KIPP Austin student achieves the academic skills, intellectual habits and character traits necessary to succeed in the nation's top colleges and universities.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Office experience, preferably in a school setting
  • Prior experience as a school registrar (preferred); an understanding of course credits and transcripts
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Excellent organizational, communication and facilitation skills
  • Detail orientation
 
COMPETENCIES:
  • Unwavering commitment to KIPP Austin’s mission, students, families, and community
  • Desire to continuously learn and increase effectiveness as a professional; offer and receive constructive feedback
  • Willingness to be flexible and to go above and beyond to meet the needs of KIPP Austin students
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Leads the annual student pre-registration and registration processes
  • Ensures all enrollment paperwork for new students is accurate
  • Owns the ongoing accuracy of all student records (in both the student information system and in our paper-based cumulative folders) through ongoing internal and regional audits
  • Requests and responds to all student record requests
  • Works closely with the AP of Operations to develop and maintain the school schedule
  • Works closely with the AP of Operations to produce accurate transcripts
  • Manages the quarterly report card process
  • Ensures progress reports are able to be produced correctly
To ApplyComplete online application at http://kippcareers.force.com/JobDetail?id=a0Xd00000062CtB
Physical Address8509 FM 969
Austin, TX 78724
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Youth Sports Referee

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area
Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015

Job Description

Are you looking to be an inspiration to our youth through sports?

Are you  energetic, sports oriented and looking for an exciting organization driven to change the lives of the youth in our community, come work with us!

If this sounds like you, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Austin would be the perfect fit for you!

The Youth Sports Referee will be responsible for:

Refereeing games for Elementary, Middle and/or High School Club members; set up and break down field or court before and after games; sub at various Clubs as needed.

Requirements include, but are not limited to:

Referee or coaching experience preferred; knowledge of soccer, flag football and basketball; must have reliable transportation to and from games and training.

Hours:

  • Part time (10-15 hours per week) - Afterschool hours vary for each site, but are anywhere between the hours of 3:00-7:00pm
  • Monday-Friday with an occasional Saturday for games or training.
  • Pay Rate: $9-10/hr

To view the job description for the Youth Sports Referee Click here.

Please email your resumes to data-mce-href="http://jennifer.knight@bgcaustin.org" href="http://jennifer.knight@bgcaustin.org/" style="color: rgb(116, 51, 153); line-height: jennifer.knight@bgcaustin.org">1.5;">jennifer.knight@bgcaustin.org.

 
To ApplyPlease email your resumes to jennifer.knight@bgcaustin.org.
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78723
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Donor Relations Coordinator

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015

Job Description

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Under the guidance of the Annual Campaign Director, the Donor Relations Coordinator is responsible for providing support for all fundraising activities of the Development Department that relate to the Annual Campaign.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Community: Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs.
  • Philanthropy: Secures resources and support for all philanthropic endeavors.
  • Values: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values.
  • Relationships: Builds rapport and relates well to others.
  • Communication: Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively.
  • Project Management: Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participate as a key staff member.
  • Quality Results: Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be interested in contributing to the mission of the YMCA
  • Must have some prior experience in a customer service setting
  • Must have strong administrative, clerical, computer and data entry skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills as well as the ability to work well with a variety of publics and in a team environment
  • Must be self-confident, results-oriented and must maintain high ethical standards and discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information 
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Strong writing and editing skills are preferred.
  • Required Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree or 2 years of successfully completed college courses
    • 2 years of professional experience using Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel and Word)
    • 2  years of experience with database management, preferably DAXKO and/or Blackbaud
    • Nonprofit experience is preferred

 

PAY RANGE:

Pay rate between $12 and $15/hour depending on experience with full benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage plus employer matched retirement upon reaching eligibility.

 

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES:

The donor relations aspect of this position requires that relationship building be a top priority at all times, attending to the needs and requests of donors, volunteers, members, staff, and all people associated with the YMCA in a courteous and friendly manner. Activities include data base entry, mailings, filing, document scanning, and donor recognitions in conjunction with event planning, business solicitation and other duties as assigned by the Annual Campaign Director, Senior Director of Development, and VP of Mission Advancement.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accurate and timely gift recording, processing and acknowledgement for all gifts and pledges (mail merges/thank-you letter mailings/pledge reminders). Acknowledgement should occur within 48 hours of receipt.
  • Develop and implement first-time donor stewardship program.
  • Actively solicit in-kind donations for campaign events, silent auctions and campaigner thank-you gifts.
  • Follow uniform processes, procedures and guidelines for donor gift recording and processing with careful consideration to gift accuracy.
  • Maintain integrity of donation procedure and work in coordination with other departments to ensure accuracy of donor files and records.
  • Communicate with donors, staff and volunteers directly, professionally, and in a timely manner.
  • Provide support for staff giving program including, retention and education.
  • Provide support for member giving program, including retention and education, with special emphasis on Giving Card Membership activities.
  • Ensure shift close-outs and reconciliation are completed in a timely manner.
  • Provide support for all fundraising events, trainings, and meetings.
  • Project a positive, helpful, friendly, and professional attitude to all internal and external constituents.
  • Provide support for grants, sponsorship, major gifts, planned giving and capital efforts as needed.
  • Create accurate and comprehensive donor lists for publications and mailings. Communicate with donors directly to collect information and confirm accuracy of records.
  • Produce weekly and monthly reports as it relates to Annual Campaign and pledge collection.
  • Actively and enthusiastically support the Branch and Association goals and directions through effective completion of tasks and verbal display to peers, staff, members and guests. 
  • Work as a key member of the development department to support department goals and projections.
Application Due DateFriday, September 11, 2015
To ApplyApplicants can apply at AustinYMCAJobs.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78705
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Annual Campaign Director

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015

Job Description

GENERAL FUNCTION:
Under the direction of the Senior Director of Development, the Annual Campaign Director is responsible for coordination of the YMCA of Austin’s Annual Campaign, and provides significant support for major gifts and planned giving programs. 

The Annual Campaign Director must be self-confident, results-oriented, innovative, and must maintain high ethical standards and discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information.  Excellent communication skills and internal/external customer service skills are required. Must work well with a variety of publics and in a team environment, especially as they work to present the YMCA of Austin’s mission and programs to staff, volunteers, donors and the community at large.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Community: Effectively communicates the benefits and impact of the Y’s efforts for all stakeholders.
  • Volunteerism: Implements effective systems to develop volunteers at program, fundraising, and policy leadership levels.
  • Philanthropy: Secures resources and support for all philanthropic endeavors.
  • Values: Reinforces the Y’s values within the organization and the community.
  • Relationships: Builds and nurtures strategic relationships to enhance support for the Y.
  • Influence: Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict.
  • Decision Making: Integrates multiple thinking processes to make decisions.
  • Communication: Communicates for influence to attain buy-in and support of goals.
  • Emotional Maturity: Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths, and limitations and how they impact relationships.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in administration, non-profit management or related field.
  • 2-3 years fundraising and/or development experience required.
  • 2-3 years of managerial or leadership experience preferred.
  • Previous YMCA experience preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of the mission and objectives of the YMCA of Austin.
  • Must have 2 years of experience with database management, preferably Blackbaud and/or Daxko.
  • Technical Skills:
    • Ability to manage projects and coordinate events in conjunction with other staff members and volunteers in order to achieve long and short-range goals of the Association.
    • Ability to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
    • Professional experience using Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel and Word).
    • Must have some prior experience in a development or fundraising setting.
    • Must have past experience starting and implementing projects.
    • Must excel in analyzing data and reading metrics.
    • Must have strong administrative, clerical, computer and data entry skills.
    • Must be a self-starter and take initiative.
    • Must have excellent communication skills as well as the ability to work well with a variety of publics and in a team environment.
    • Must be self-confident, results-oriented and maintain high ethical standards and discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information.


SALARY:

The salary range for this position is $42,000 to $48,000 based on experience with a full benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage plus employer matched retirement upon meeting eligibility.
 

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES:

The donor relations aspect of this position requires that relationship building be a top priority at all times, attending to the needs and requests of donors, volunteers, members, staff, and all people associated with the YMCA in a courteous and friendly manner. Activities include campaign oversight in addition to other duties as assigned by the Senior Director of Development and VP of Mission Advancement.

Specific Duties:

  • Oversight of the YMCA of Austin’s Annual Campaign, including execution and implementation of uniform policies, procedures and guidelines for donor gift recording, processing and acknowledgement for all gifts and pledges.
  • Oversee Annual Campaign trainings, meetings, and structure.
  • Generate and manage campaign organization charts and structure, pledge cards, reports, and correspondence. 
  • Oversee key events for Annual Campaign, including Campaign College, Kickoff and Victory event.
  • Ownership of campaign metrics and analytics, providing reports as needed to Association leadership and branch executive directors.
  • Oversee Donor Relations Coordinator and their duties.
  • Oversight of campaigner/volunteer recruitment, productivity, retention, and stewardship.
  • Oversight of staff and member giving, retention, education and stewardship.
  • Research and execute major gifts identification and conduct solicitation.
  • Provide support for staff and volunteers on advanced giving/major gifts task force committee.
  • Supervise financial accountability and transparency through regular oversight of shift close-outs and department deposits
  • Adhere to department calendar and ensure all deadlines are met, including trainings, sponsorships, campaigns, etc.
  • Provide input to association creative team on annual campaign collateral, donor communications, and association development materials.
  • Assist communications team with the solicitation, interviewing, recording, and photograph elements as it relates to impact stories from members, participants, staff and volunteers.
  • Actively and enthusiastically support the Branch and Association goals and directions through effective completion of tasks and verbal display to peers, staff, members and guests. 
  • Conduct consistent outreach to the community for partnerships and relationship building.
  • Project a positive, helpful, friendly attitude to all internal and external constituents. 
  • Oversee NAYDO membership, including updating membership list semi-annually and conference experience for staff and volunteers.
  • Oversee Development Intern and their assigned project.
Application Due DateFriday, September 11, 2015
To ApplyApplicants can apply at AustinYMCAJobs.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78705
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Digital Services Advocate (D.C.)

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015

Job DescriptionJOB DESCRIPTION
 
Job Title: Digital Services Advocate (D.C. Office)                  Department: NDVH/LIR
FLSA Status: Full-Time/ Non-exempt                                                      Reports to: Digital Services Manager  
(as funding allows)
 
The Digital Services Advocate is responsible for responding to incoming chats, texts and other digital contact on the NDVH/LIR website and social media.  
 
The Digital Services Advocate will assist victims, advocates, service providers and the general public by providing crisis intervention, safety planning, referrals, and problem solving to all callers.
  
The Digital Services Advocate may require occasional adjustments in work hours, including the need to work shifts that provide coverage of the NDVH/LIR 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.
 
Schedule may be modified based on operational needs. 
 
Essential Responsibilities/Duties
  • Provide crisis intervention, safety planning, education, advocacy and referrals to digital contacts, as appropriate.
  • Collects demographic information on all chats, texts, and other digital contacts, enters chatter’s needs and situations into digital contact application and documents referrals given to digital contacts;
  • Refers unresolved problems between service providers and the NDVH/LIR callers to Digital Services Manager.
  • Assist program administration in keeping the database system updated by reporting all changes to be made in service provider information.
  • Participates in any NDVH/LIR evaluation efforts.
  • Respond to digital contact’s requests for domestic violence materials (i.e. Brochures, flyers, posters, handouts and other promotional materials).
  • Assist in overall office administration and maintenance, including answering chats, texts and other digital contact and maintaining common areas as necessary.
 
This description only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow and any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by his or her supervisor or management.
 
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
 
  • A High School Diploma or equivalent is required; college degree in social work or related field preferred or any combination of related education and experience with documented record of the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.  (Equivalency formula: two years of experience is equal to one year of education.).
  • One-year experience in direct services to victims of domestic violence or similar human services program.  Volunteer experience counts as work experience.
  • Six months experience providing crisis intervention.
  • Experience/familiarity with computers.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite. Must be proficient in a PC/Mac environment. Be familiar with Google docs and sites.
  • Ability to work shifts which will provide coverage of the NDVH/LIR service, 365 days per year, including weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to attend required meetings (including, but not limited to, Program Team and Advocate Team meetings), which may be scheduled during hours outside of the Advocate’s regular schedule.
  • Ability to manage time and complete multiple activities within a time frame.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high stress situations.
  •  Ability to work as a team member, providing support and constructive feedback in interpersonal interaction.
  • Have understanding of privacy and security issues around social media, smart phones and internet use.
  • Demonstrates initiative and the ability to be flexible and creative.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high stress situations.
  •  Ability to respond with empathy and support to victims in crisis situations and with sensitivity and awareness to diverse cultural, ethnic and social backgrounds, values, attitudes and languages.
  • Commitment to concept of local, community, volunteer-based delivery of human services by domestic violence shelters.
  • Commitment to NDVH/LIR program philosophy.
To apply: Please visit www.thehotline.org/jobs and click on DOWNLOAD APPLICATION and complete in its entirety. Please email the completed application along with a copy of your resume to jmcdonald@ndvh.org Both a completed application and resume are required to apply for this position.
 
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 DateWednesday, September 2, 2015
To Apply To apply: Please visit www.thehotline.org/jobs and click on DOWNLOAD APPLICATION and complete in its entirety. Please email the completed application along with a copy of your resume to jmcdonald@ndvh.org Both a completed application and resume are required to apply for this position.
Physical AddressWashington, DC
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Bilingual Elementary School Partner Teacher

KIPP Austin Public Schools
Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015

Job DescriptionABOUT KIPP AUSTIN PUBLIC SCHOOLS: KIPP Austin is a network of free, public, open enrollment schools for low‐income and historically underserved students in Austin, Texas. There are currently nine schools in the KIPP Austin network: four elementary schools, four middle schools and one high school. By 2016 we will expand our network to include ten schools serving students from Kindergarten through twelfth grade. When fully enrolled, KIPP Austin will serve over 5,000 students – more than doubling the number of college-ready low-income, minority students in Austin. KIPP Austin Public Schools is part of the national network of charter schools, KIPP, the Knowledge is Power Program (www.kipp.org).
 
OUR MISSION:
KIPP Austin Public Schools believes that every child, regardless of economic background has the right to an exemplary education. We will empower our students to thrive in and graduate from college, choose their paths, and positively impact their communities
 
POSITION LOCATION:

POSITION OVERVIEW: KIPP Austin Public Schools’ teachers are responsible for ensuring that every KIPP Austin student achieves the academic skills, intellectual habits and character traits necessary to succeed in the nation’s top colleges and universities. All KIPP Austin elementary schools follow a 50/50 dual language immersion model. Bilingual Partner Teachers are responsible for providing academic instruction entirely in Spanish. Partner Teachers will work closely with a mentor who will guide and support their development. The Partner Teacher’s time is divided between supporting lead teachers, lesson planning, whole group instruction, and small group instruction. These duties provide an excellent training for lead teaching positions that may become available as our schools continue to grow. Partner Teachers will share responsibility for the academic and character growth of students and will establish strong and trusting relationships with stakeholders.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • -At least 1 year teaching experience or experience working with children in an educational setting (i.e. small group tutoring)
  • -A desire to become a Lead Teacher in a KIPP Austin dual language elementary school
  • -Highly fluent/near-native level Spanish fluency; this includes complete mastery of the vocabulary necessary to teach elementary content in Spanish
  • -Experience teaching underserved students (preferred)
  • -Willingness to become highly qualified if transitioning to lead teacher role
  • -Willingness to become ELL compliant (if applicable)
  • -Bachelor’s degree (required)
 
COMPETENCIES:
  • -Unwavering commitment to KIPP Austin’s mission, students, families, and community
  • -Strong record of helping students achieve academic success, primarily with minority and low-income students
  • -Strong desire to teach an academically intense curriculum and commit to an extended school day, week, and year
  • -Desire to continuously learn and increase effectiveness as a teacher and professional; offer and receive constructive feedback
  • -Willingness to be flexible and to go above and beyond to meet the needs of KIPP Austin students
 
OUTCOMES:
  • -Increase student growth and achievement in both English and Spanish
  • -Meet desired goals/benchmarks on district-wide, state, and national assessments and measures of growth
  • -Ensure growth, development, and demonstration of character traits and KIPP Austin values
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • -Work collaboratively with lead teacher to design, plan, and implement academically rigorous lessons
  • -Work with a team in a dual language educational program that promotes English and Spanish biliteracy and bilingualism
  • -Assess individual student’s progress and learning needs; demonstrate a relentless focus on helping students achieve
  • -Support general education and special education students in achieving academic success and character growth
  • -Help shape and develop a school-wide atmosphere that best suits the needs of our students, teachers, and families
  • -Facilitate the development of character and community in the classroom
  • -Communicate students’ progress toward realizing academic and character development goals with families on a weekly basis
  • -Plan and supervise purposeful special projects
  • -May teach an “Excellence Class” such as physical education or technology
To ApplyTO APPLY: Visit www.kippaustin.org to learn more about KIPP Austin and complete the online application at http://kippcareers.force.com/JobDetail?id=a0Xd00000063UXm
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Mpowerment Events Specialist

AIDS Services of Austin
Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015

Job DescriptionThe Mpowerment Events Specialist is responsible for implementing a community-level, HIV prevention program known locally as "The Q" and/or "The Q Austin." The Events Specialist works under the direction of the Mpowerment Coordinator and the EBI Programs Manager. The Events Specialist is a friendly, outgoing person who is completely comfortable finding and recruiting a broad and diverse group of young gay, bisexual, transgender, and curious men ages 18–29 to participate in the program activities of The Q Austin. The primary responsibility of the Events Specialist is to recruit young gay men to participate in small group discussions about relevant subjects that influence young gay men, including their risk of contracting HIV. This individual ensures all preparations for these group discussions, co-facilitates group discussions, and performs administrative duties pertaining to program implementation. The Events Specialist also plans and coordinates medium and large program events that will engage young gay, bisexual, transgender, and curious men ages 18–29 to participate in the program activities. This individual works collaboratively with a team of staff, each of whom has responsibilities for various program activities. The Events Specialist also participates in and supports HIV, syphilis, and Hepatitis C (HCV) testing services that are provided at The Q.
 
Essential Tasks:
 
  • Assist in the implementation of and recruitment for prevention programs of The Q Austin and other prevention services by using innovative approaches such as harm reduction, behavioral theories, and motivational strategies in various community settings.
  • Plan, coordinate and implement small and large social events in an effort to recruit young gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning men ages 18–29 into the program.
  • Recruit men from within The Mpowerment program to assist in co-facilitating small safer sex educational groups for young gay, bisexual, transgender, and curious men.
  • Participate in designing and preparing special events activities, including the development and review process for promotional materials.
  • Collaborate with the Mpowerment Volunteer Specialist to recruit, train, and supervise young gay, bisexual, transgender, and curious men to participate in The Q Austin activities.
  • Collaborate with the Prevention Promotions Specialist on developing marketing materials to implement outreach activities at selected events targeting young gay, bisexual, transgender, and curious men.
  • 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.
  • Conduct HIV/AIDS prevention "themed" outreach and distribute promotional materials to recruit for HIV testing by using innovative approaches such as harm reduction, behavioral theories, and motivational strategies in various community settings.
  • Conduct HIV, HCV, and syphilis testing and provide test results following agency and state protocols.
  • Maintain adequate working and safety conditions in accordance with agency policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to developing and implementing innovative campaigns to reach individuals who are not currently accessing HIV services in accordance with program guidelines.
  • Provide assistance to participants/clients and document pertinent linkage to medical care.
  • Manage multi-programmatic schedules by communicating with multiple coordinators to ensure appropriate coverage for programmatic needs.
  • Assist with compiling monthly testing and event data as needed.
  • Maintain appropriate and timely documentation of all prevention services delivered.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 

 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
  • A powerful desire to build a strong and supportive community for young gay, bisexual, transgender, and curious men
  • Comfort and ease or expertise in talking appropriately and professionally with and about young gay, bisexual, transgender, and curious men, male sexuality, sexual behavior, substance abuse, the coming-out process, and HIV/STD prevention
  • Knowledge and understanding of Austin's young gay, bisexual, transgender, and curious men's community
  • Ability to conduct community outreach with communities disproportionately impacted by HIV (e.g., young gay men of color)
  • Ability to recruit men from within the gay, bisexual, transgender, and curious communities to attend small group discussions
  • Experience in facilitating small groups
  • Public speaking skills
  • Skills in creative, innovative, and solutions-oriented thinking
  • Ability to perform detail-oriented work
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with diverse populations
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership qualities
  •  
  • Ability to work effectively and sensitively with individuals of diverse cultures, ethnicities, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Knowledge of HIV, gay health promotion, and community resources for young gay, bisexual, transgender, and curious men
  • Ability to maintain and enforce strict confidentiality standards
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to ensure facility adherence to agency protocols regarding safety
  • Ability to make sound decisions in accordance with agency policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Skill in operating personal vehicle for Prevention department activities and ability to maintain vehicle liability insurance
  • Ability to operate various office equipment, such as personal computer, calculator, copy machine, facsimile machine, and telephone system
  • Ability to perform routine walking, standing, bending, lifting, and stooping during the course of day
  • Bilingual/bicultural (English and Spanish) skills preferred
 
Education and Experience:
 
  • High school diploma or GED required; college degree preferred
  • Minimum of one year of experience in special events planning or HIV prevention service delivery among young gay, bisexual, transgender, and curious men in Austin
  • Minimum of one year of experience in successfully facilitating small group discussions
 
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.
 
To ApplySubmit a cover letter, agency application (available at www.asaustin.org/about_careers), and resume via mail to AIDS Services of Austin, Attention: Human Resources, P.O. Box 4874, Austin, TX 78765; via fax to 512-452-3299; or via e-mail to asa.hr@asaustin.org. Please include your name in the name of any electronic files submitted via email. No phone calls, please. Closing Date: September 18, 2015
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Part Time Evening Receptionist

Lift Alliance Austin Children's Shelter / SafePlace
Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015

Job DescriptionTo be consider for this position, please apply through the following web link http://jobs.liftalliance.org/

Do you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of domestic violence and sexual assault survivors? Do you have experience with multi-line phone systems and excel at providing great customer service? Are you fluent in Spanish? If you answered "Yes" to these questions, then this part-time hourly position, which pays an hourly salary of $11.00 may be the perfect fit for you.

The LIFT Alliance, and its founding partners Austin Children’s Services (ACS) and SafePlace, is seeking a Part-time Evening Receptionist for the SafePlace Administration building. This position serves as the first point of contact for visitors and callers, so a professional and friendly demeanor is necessary. Our ideal candidate will be sensitive to client confidentiality and have clear and consistent professional boundaries; be able to respond to people in crisis in a sensitive and trauma-informed way;maintain good attention to detail; process incoming and outgoing mail, as well as maintain and enforce security protocols at all times.

Requirements:   Fluency (oral and written) in Spanish, some knowledge of ASL preferred; at least one year experience as a receptionist or office clerical staff; maintain ability to manage multiple priorities; some experience with Microsoft Office and database management systems is preferred.

Oral and written test will be administered during interview to determine Spanish language skills.

Hours for this position are Monday- Thursday, 4pm-9pm
To Applyhttp://jobs.liftalliance.org
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Non-Medical Case Manager

AIDS Services of Austin
Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015

Job DescriptionUnder the direction of the Non-Medical Programs Manager, the Non-Medical Case Manager assists individuals living with HIV and their significant others with issues as they relate to HIV/AIDS disease in acquiring medical care, adherence counseling in terms of medical appointments and medications, and accessing social services and/or other community resources. Case managers assist clients through advocacy, resource linkage, and supportive counseling. Case management services will be provided as a member of the Access Services Department.
 
The mission of AIDS Services of Austin is to enhance the health and well-being of the community and people affected by HIV and AIDS. For more than 27 years, ASA has provided a continuum of services to the greater Central Texas area.
 
Essential Tasks:
 
  • Consistent with agency case management standards, provide day-to-day case management services, information, and referrals for ASA clients.
  • Advocate on behalf of clients and refer cases to other community resources when appropriate.
  • Complete file updates for client eligibility for services bi-annually or as changes occur.
  • Provide ongoing information, referral, advocacy, and short-term supportive counseling for clients.
  • Conduct psychosocial assessments with clients and their significant others.
  • Work with clients to identify and develop service plans that focus on immediate and long-term needs related to disease management.
  • Conduct ongoing routine follow-up through home/hospital visits and/or telephone contacts to reassess needs.
  • Ensure that consistent documentation is completed and performance outcomes are captured per guidelines.
  • Provide ongoing information, referral, advocacy, and short-term supportive counseling for clients.
  • Maintain documentation and program notes in the client records according to departmental standards.
  • Attend and participate in bimonthly unit meetings and monthly small group meetings.
  • Participate in program planning and policy formulation for Access Services Department.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities.
  • Complete and submit to supervisor timesheet and mileage paperwork per guidelines.
  • Participate in ASA’s AIDS Walk on an annual basis.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Non-Medical Programs Manager.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
  • Knowledge of HIV, mental health, substance abuse, or related field
  • Knowledge of diverse populations and community resources
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and competing priorities
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationship with coworkers
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Bilingual/bicultural (English and Spanish) skills strongly preferred
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment, maintain strict confidentiality standards, and adhere to professional standards as defined by state and federal regulations
  • Ability to make sound decisions in accordance with agency policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Ability to work comfortably with diverse populations, with sensitivity to issues concerning HIV and all disabilities
  • 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 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 one year of experience, required
  • Licensure (e.g., LBSW, LMSW, or LPC) preferred
  • Experience working with individuals of diverse cultures, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities and/or expressions preferred
  • Experience working with clients with substance use disorders 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.
 
To ApplySubmit a cover letter, agency application (available at www.asaustin.org/about_careers), and resume via mail to AIDS Services of Austin, Attention: Human Resources, P.O. Box 4874, Austin, TX 78765; via fax to 512-452-3299; or via e-mail to asa.hr@asaustin.org. Submissions that do not include an agency application will not be considered. Please include your name in the name of any electronic files submitted via email. No phone calls, please. Closing date: September 10, 2015
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Donor Relations and Campaign Manager

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Title: Donor Relations and Campaign Manager
Department: Development
FLSA Status: Full Time/Exempt
Reports To: CDO

The National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence for nearly 20 years. With the help of our dedicated advocates and staff, we respond to calls 24/7, 365 days a year.

We provide confidential, one-on-one support to each caller and chatter, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety. Bilingual advocates are on hand to speak with callers, and our Language Line offers translations in 170+ different languages.

General Position Purpose Statement

The Donor Relations and Campaign Manager works closely with the Chief Development Officer to create and implement all aspects of annual giving programs, including individual constituencies giving up to the $2,500 level. This includes online giving campaigns, design and production of various print materials, donor stewardship, gift acknowledgements, database management and personal calls. The position also requires event coordination and works with the major gifts officer to identify, cultivate, and solicit major annual gift support.

Essential Responsibilities/Duties

• In collaboration with CDO, plans, coordinates and assures implementation of strategies to develop and cultivate donors and contributions that support the organization.
• Formulates and implements innovative annual fundraising strategies.
• Develops budget for annual fundraising campaigns and works with CDO and other development staff to set realistic monthly revenue goals for annual giving.
• Oversees online giving program and creates and implements online giving campaigns throughout the year (including social media and crowdfunding).
• Works with Communications Department to create content for email solicitations and donor communications through Blackbaud NetCommunity.
• Establishes and strengthens relationships with internal staff and oversees annual employee giving campaign.
• Prepares weekly, monthly, and annual reports on annual fundraising campaign activities.
• Develops direct mail solicitations including annual renewal and end of year giving packages.
• Assists in the coordination of special events.
• Responsible for management of third party fundraising opportunities.
• Responsible for management of the Combined Federal Campaign including the application process.
• Works with Major Gifts Officer and CDO to produce content for grant proposals and major donor solicitation materials.
• Insures proper donor recognition and stewardship.
• Performs other related duties as requested by the CDO.

This description only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

• Ability to be an effective storyteller, articulating with passion the missions, programs and purposes of the agency.
• Ability to formulate and implement innovative donor strategies and develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising plan; understanding of all giving channels (mail, online, mobile).
• Ability to conduct face to face solicitation, telephone solicitation, direct mail, internet and technology driven campaigns, grant proposals, events.
• Ability to collaborate with and lead senior management, volunteers, staff and other constituents and stakeholders in driving philanthropic campaigns and initiatives.
• Evidence of being a self-starter, able to succeed with minimal supervision and oversight.
• Ability to build a team, work collaboratively within a “team management” model, providing support and constructive feedback in interpersonal interaction with staff and colleagues.
• Ability to organize and maintain efficient operational procedures including financial management and reporting, donor development and tracking systems, etc.
• Must have exceptional follow up, writing and interpersonal communication skills.
• Minimum of 3 years of nonprofit experience, Raiser’s Edge or similar database experience preferred.
• Results driven and high energy.
• Ability to read, write and converse in English.
• Bachelors degree required.

Other Requirements /Working Conditions

• Must maintain the standards of confidentiality related to agency information, funders and other constituents.
• Must have emotional and physical stamina to tolerate prolonged sitting or standing and to deal with a variety of stressful situations, including responses to complaints and internal and external interactions.

To apply: Please visit www.thehotline.org/jobs and click on DOWNLOAD APPLICATION and complete in its entirety. Please email the completed application along with a copy of your resume to jmcdonald@ndvh.org Both a completed application and resume are required to apply for this position.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

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 Chief Development Officer and mission and philosophy of the organization. This description does not modify any employee’s at-will status and is not a contract for continued employment of any duration.

Application Due DateSunday, September 27, 2015
To ApplyTo apply: Please visit www.thehotline.org/jobs and click on DOWNLOAD APPLICATION and complete in its entirety. Please email the completed application along with a copy of your resume to jmcdonald@ndvh.org Both a completed application and resume are required to apply for this position.
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78716
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PT Youth Food & Gardening Instructor

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015

Job Description

The North Austin YMCA Branch in Austin, TX is seeking a Youth Food & Gardening Instructor to join our team. We are looking for applicants to work 3-4 hours per week, some mornings and evenings, with some flexibility in setting your own schedule.

PAY RATE: $8.50-$9.50 per hour, depending on experience.

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the Youth & Family Director, the Food & Gardening Instructor is responsible for teaching youth basic gardening and cooking programs for kids ages 3-15, following class curriculum and creating new curriculum, shopping and buying ingredients for class, and providing a safe, healthy environment for YMCA members and class participants. Applicants should be creative, willing to learn, and dedicated to helping kids learn and grow.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 18 years of age with high school degree or equivalent
  • Previous experience working with kids and teenagers
  • Working knowledge of basic organic vegetable gardening
  • Passion and experience in gardening and healthy cooking
  • Experience leading programs and helping create curriculum
  • Reliable transportation to attend work
  • Applicants must be interested in contributing to our mission of putting Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

BENEFITS:

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

Please apply by September 18th, 2015.

Application Due DateFriday, September 18, 2015
To ApplyPlease apply online through the following link: http://austinymca.applytojob.com/apply/oCh2kb/Youth-Food-Gardening-Instructor-North-Austin.html
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Director of School Operations

KIPP Austin Public Schools
Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015

Job DescriptionPOSITION OVERVIEW: Internally, this position is referred to as Assistant Principal of Operations.

Reporting to the school principal, the Assistant Principal of Operations is the operational leader of the school.  They are responsible for all non-instructional matters required to run the school.  This position is critical to KIPP Austin Public School’s theory of action as it provides the school principal and instructional assistant principals the opportunity to focus almost exclusively on teaching and learning within the schools. The Assistant Principal of Operations will manage the school front office team, serve on the school leadership team, and serve as the primary liaison to the regional operations teams.

 
RESPONSIBILITIES: 
 
Finance and Accounting
  • Works closely with the principal to develop the school’s annual budget
  • Actively manages the school budget throughout the year by participating in monthly budget meetings to review budget variances, actively monitoring school spending, and proactively seeking opportunities to ensure spending is always aligned to the school’s academic priorities
  • Manages the school payment process for activity fees, uniforms, and meal balances 
  • Manages the school purchasing process by establishing clear systems for staff to request items, placing orders with vendors, tracking delivery, and coding and submitting purchases orders, invoices, and reimbursement requests to the Accounting team  
  • Approves school purchases under a specific financial threshold
 
Student Data & Compliance
  • Manages the school pre-registration and registration process (with support from the region)
  • Owns student recruitment activities to ensure school is fully enrolled by the first day of school (i.e., engages the principal and/or staff in student recruitment efforts as appropriate and managing the front office’s intake of student applications)  
  • Supports the implementation of the school schedule (exact details may vary by school level and school)
  • Manages the creation of accurate report cards (and transcripts for the high school)
  • Ensures school data in the student information system (i.e., Skyward) is accurate and up-to-date
  • Leads the preparation of student records for internal and external audits (i.e., cum folder, student medical records)
  • Serves as the school-level expert on the student information system (i.e., Skyward)
  • Ensures the school is adhering to all local compliance and reporting requirements, as outlined by regional compliance team
  • Ensures compliance around the NCLB binder
 
School Operations
  • Serves as the eyes and ears of their school to ensure all school operations runs seamlessly each and every day
  • Works closely with the school staff and regional Facilities team to ensure facilities are clean and properly maintained
  • Manages the school’s supply and asset inventory (i.e., computers, textbooks)
  • Works closely with the regional Food Services team to ensure families are correctly enrolled in the free and reduced-price meal eligibility program at their school and meal balances are collected
  • Manages the logistics regarding breakfast, lunch, and snacks, including staff duty schedules as well as recording of student participation for breakfast-in-classroom and snack programs (as applicable)
  • Manages morning and afternoon bus and car transportation procedures, including working with the regional team to define traffic flows, defining school-level arrival and dismissal procedures, and setting and managing staff duty schedules
  • Manages the resolution of operational issues as they arise, including issues with facilities, food services, and transportation
  • Ensures the school is prepared for emergencies by conducting all drills as well as training staff on emergency plans
  • Each year, prepares the school for the new school year by serving as the primary liaison to the regional beginning-of-the-year process, ordering furniture, equipment, and classroom supplies, and ensuring school services (i.e., food services, transportation services) are ready for action
 
Human Resources
  • Partners with the regional human resources team on the new hire process (new hire offer letters, new hire form completion, scheduling onboarding, following up with new hires prior to onboarding to ensure paperwork complete)
  • Processes all salary changes by completing the appropriate form
  • Works closely with regional human resources team to ensure teachers meet compliance and certification requirements
  • Completes the exit form for terminating employees and partners with the regional human resources team on any action items surrounding the exit logistics
  • Reviews time off data provided by the human resources team to ensure accuracy and assess leave trends
  • Communicates leave needs and critical dates to the human resources team and assists in facilitation of employee leaves
 
Academic Operations Support
  • Manages the substitute teacher process including participating in substitute interview events/orientations, orienting new subs to the school, and managing the process by which teachers seek coverage for absences
  • Works with the principal or AP to manage the logistical elements of all major student assessments (i.e., Interim Assessments, STEP, MAP, STAAR, TELPAS)
  • Supports logistics related to staff evaluation and engagement including the administration of surveys and confirmation of teacher-peer and teacher-student linkages
  • Manages the logistical elements of the LPAC process
  • Supports the logistics of all off-site field trips (local and out of state), including scheduling transportation, lodging, extracurricular activities, meals, payment, etc.
  • Oversees the logistics of Family Nights and other school events.
  • Serves as hiring manager for front office staff (office manager, parent liaison, office assistant, etc)
  • Manages and coaches the front office staff
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bilingualism (Spanish/English) preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA or graduate degree preferred
  • 3 to 7 years of work experience, preferably in business or operations management 
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Power Point and Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Comfort with financial oversight and budgetary tracking 
 
COMPETENCIES:
  • Unwavering commitment to KIPP Austin’s mission, students, families, and community
  • Willingness to work autonomously, collaboratively, and/or under the direction of senior staff (as needed)
  • Acute attention to detail coupled with the ability to think and act strategically
  • Flexible and able to multi-task; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment
  • Desire to continuously learn and increase effectiveness as a professional
  • Willingness to go above and beyond to meet the needs of KIPP Austin students

ABOUT KIPP AUSTIN PUBLIC SCHOOLS: KIPP Austin is a network of free, public, open enrollment schools for low‐income and historically underserved students in Austin, Texas. There are currently nine schools in the KIPP Austin network: four elementary schools, four middle schools and one high school. By 2016 we will expand our network to include ten schools serving students from Kindergarten through twelfth grade. When fully enrolled, KIPP Austin will serve over 5,000 students – more than doubling the number of college-ready low-income, minority students in Austin. KIPP Austin Public Schools is part of the national network of charter schools, KIPP, the Knowledge is Power Program (www.kipp.org).
 
OUR MISSION: KIPP Austin Public Schools believes that every child, regardless of economic background has the right to an exemplary education. We will empower our students to thrive in and graduate from college, choose their paths, and positively impact their communities
 
To ApplyComplete the online application at http://kippcareers.force.com/JobDetail?id=a0Xd00000063ZHK
Physical Address8509 FM 969
Austin, TX 78724
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Development Associate

The Salvation Army- Austin
Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Start DateWednesday, September 30, 2015
Job DescriptionPart-time position flexible upto 30 hours.  Benefits if 30 hours.

Job 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, September 11, 2015
To ApplyPlease send resume and cover letter to infoaustin@uss.salvationarmy.org
Physical Address10711 Burnet Rd
Suite 231
Austin, TX 78758
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BSS Plus Landlord Outreach Specialist

Caritas of Austin
Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Job DescriptionAbout Caritas of Austin
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. 
Caritas of Austin provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
 
Position Summary
The Landlord Outreach Specialist supports Best Single Source Plus (BSS Plus), a 13-agency collaboration of nonprofit partners established to stabilize the housing of low-income, highly vulnerable families and individuals, including those experiencing homelessness.  Primary responsibility is to identify and establish new housing opportunities for partner agencies’ clients and to maintain relationships with current landlords that house BSS Plus clients.  The Landlord Outreach Specialist works closely with partner agencies in providing support with housing resources, property inspections, consultations for hard to house clients, and processing of background checks for housing through AmRent.  This position adds/maintains ECHO (Ending Community Homelessness Organization) housing to ECHO listings database and actively works with ECHO and other community groups on affordable housing issues for targeted population.
 
Starting annual salary range: $34,000 to $37,000 (depending on education and experience)
 
Education and Licensure
Required: Bachelor’s degree or four years direct experience in property management, housing locating and/or housing clients with significant housing barrier
 
Experience
Required: Knowledge and skills in identifying affordable permanent housing units. Supervisory experience.
Dependable vehicle required.
Preferred: Non-profit experience (volunteer or paid) and understanding of social service programs. At least 2 years professional experience working in property management, housing locating or housing inspection.
  
Skills
Ability to meet deadlines, exhibit critical thinking skills, communicate clearly and anticipate problems, strong customer service, organization skills, and attention to detail.  Excellent communication skills both oral and written, ability to manage and organize multiple task (short and long term), ability to manage and prioritize time and responsibilities.  Excellent customer service skills. 
 
Computer Skills
Computer literate – HMIS Service Point or other extensive experience with databases, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint (strong Excel skills). 
Application Due DateThursday, September 10, 2015
To ApplyPlease send resume and cover letter by September 10 to bssplusjobs@caritasofaustin.org
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PMC Coordinator

Texas CASA
Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Job DescriptionAbout Texas CASA
Each year, there are more than 46,000 children in the Texas child protection system. But did you know that there are more than 8,000 members of the community stepping up to give these children a voice? These advocates are called CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteers.
 
When a child enters the child protection system because his or her home is no longer safe due to abuse or neglect, a judge may appoint a CASA volunteer to advocate in court for the best interests of the child and guide him or her to a safe, permanent home as quickly as possible.
 
Texas CASA is the state association that provides resources and support to the 71 local CASA programs that serve nearly 25,000 children across Texas. But with more than 46,000 children in the child welfare system, this leaves almost half of the children in care without a CASA volunteer to speak up for them. Our goal is for every child in care to have a CASA volunteer and to establish CASA as a household name to build awareness of this amazing volunteer opportunity.
 
Job Summary
The PMC Coordinator will lead Texas CASA’s efforts in the development of a statewide systemic approach for advocacy and service to children in Permanent Managing Conservatorship (PMC). Children designated under PMC are in long-term foster care and have been permanently removed from their homes, with little chance of ever rejoining their families.
 
The PMC Coordinator will collaborate with stakeholders and local CASA programs to provide, promote and develop enhanced and effective CASA advocacy for children in PMC in order to increase the number of children in PMC who have a CASA volunteer. The coordinator will oversee the development of training modules and a comprehensive toolkit to support effective PMC volunteer advocacy and retention of PMC volunteers, as well as aid in the identification of systemic problems related to children in long-term care. The PMC Coordinator reports to the Deputy CEO. This is an exempt position, with required statewide travel up to 25%.
 
Essential Functions
  1. Create and implement a standardized, effective PMC advocacy toolkit for specially recruited CASA volunteers advocating for children and youth in PMC by:
    1. Researching, compiling, and sharing best practices in child advocacy
    2. Producing a learning curriculum to advance PMC volunteer recruitment, training, and retention practices
    3. Working with local CASA programs to test resources and best practices
    4. Promoting development of pre-service and in-service PMC training information
    5. Identifying effective CASA staff support and assistance models for PMC volunteer and effective PMC advocacy
  2. Oversee the training and rollout of the PMC toolkit to local CASA program staff with onsite visits and monthly learning community calls.
  3. Provide technical assistance to the three to six local CASA program sub-grantees to test and formulate recommendations for the PMC Toolkit.
  4. Engage with the CASA network, Texas CASA stakeholders, and other agencies to seek collaborative opportunities for PMC advocacy.
  5. Consult with Collaborative Family Engagement pilot staff and Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®) educators to assure PMC training and toolkit support trauma-informed care and family finding and engagement work.
  6. Assess ongoing needs to support PMC program growth and work with executive-level staff to oversee the project effectiveness application tracking and monitoring benchmarks, and systems that promote effective and efficient PMC program operations.
 
Education and Experience
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field and three to five years’ experience in child welfare and/or social work is preferred
  • Strong computer proficiency with all Microsoft Office suite products, especially Word and Excel.
  • Experience in nonprofit program administration, management, child welfare issues, training and/or coaching is preferred
  • Knowledge of the Texas child protection system and CASA is preferred
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience performing research and organizing information in oral and written form for a wide variety of audiences, including CASA staff and volunteers, state agency personnel, members of the judiciary and other stakeholders in the child protection system
  • Familiarity with project management:  ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, work independently, prioritize responsibilities and meet deadlines
  • Skill in interpersonal relationships, including the ability to work with people under pressure, negotiate among multiple parties, identify and resolve conflicts and establish and maintain effective working relationships with local CASA staff, CPS and other stakeholder
  • Advanced knowledge of nonprofit development and management, working with volunteers and organization management
To ApplyPlease submit cover letter, resume and references to Liaison for Program Development Cathy Cockerham at ccockerham@texascasa.org.
Physical Address1501 W Anderson Ln
Suite B-2
Austin, TX 78757
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Acceleration Administrative Coordinator

Skillpoint Alliance
Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Job DescriptionAcceleration Administrative Coordinator
Reports To:   Gateway Program Manager; Full Time, Hourly
Summary:
Under supervision of Acceleration Program Manager and additional direction by Director of Programs and Acceleration Program Lead, position provides general administrative support to ensure quality program outreach, delivery, maintenance and follow up with students, and partners. Position tasks are executed in various settings. 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
 
Program Delivery
  • Responsible for general Acceleration phone line: responding to general inquiries about Acceleration Program and routing other messages to the appropriate staff member. All messages should be responded to or forwarded within 1 business day.
  • Maintain Acceleration Program information center for staff access to documents, marketing materials, program information and application, enrollment & orientation packets.
  • Ensure accuracy of Acceleration Calendar: audit Calendar for upcoming month.
 
Support of Program Staff
  • Maintain recruitment and outreach materials ready for program use
  • File and organize information for classes
  • Assist with data entry and any other database duties
  • Schedule and proctor program entrance test (GAIN) for Gateway program
  • Maintains confidentiality of all student information
  • Screen incoming applications for Waco classes
  • Manage participant certifications in partnership with Employment Coordinator
 
Event Support
  • Gateway and Velocity Day 1 supporting including, but not limited to: Prep all paperwork, order food, event assistance
  • Velocity Facilitator Orientation - Food ordering, paperwork preparation, event assistance.
  • Graduation Ceremony- Organize, set up and cleanup for graduation ceremonies
    • Prep Gown Bin
    • Food and supplies ordering. (Gowns, tassels, padfolios)
    • Create Agendas, name tags, programs for Graduation
    • Prep Technology - Projector, speakers, screen, outreach and branding materials.
  • Velocity Executive Presentation - organize, set up and clean up for executive presentation  
    • Create Agendas, name tags, programs for Exec Presentations
    • Food and supplies ordering
  • Velocity Alumni Event Assistance
  • Assist with other events as needed

     
Core Competencies
  • Demonstrated support of the Skillpoint Alliance and Acceleration Program missions and visions
  • Professional communication, interaction and behavior with students, staff and partners
  • Meet or exceed all program measurable
  • 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 team work
  • Displays initiative, sound judgment and critical thinking in professional settings
  • Knowledgeable, effective and appropriate use of technology and available tools
  • Flexible within job scope; interest in job growth
  • Comfort with and initiative to give & receive constructive feedback
  • 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 administrative role and in project management
  • Event planning experience or other relevant experience
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, logistical, and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage concurrent projects and deadlines under the direction of multiple people
  • Highly self-motivated worker requiring minimal supervision
  • Proficient use of technology including the Microsoft Office Suite, Google products and online platforms
  • Direct work with or support of programs serving diverse populations
  • Ability to be flexible, persistent, and confident
 
Preferred
  • Knowledge and comfort with marketing including maintaining up to date materials
  • Experience working or volunteering with a non-profit organization
     
Education
  • High School Diploma or GED required; Associate or Bachelor degree preferred
  • Additional advanced professional training, preferred
Compensation
  • Hourly  - $30,000-$34,000 annually based on experience
 
Location/Schedule
  • Primary work site is Skillpoint Alliance, 201 East 2nd Street, Suite B, Austin, Texas 78701.  
  • 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday (some flexibility required to meet program needs.
 
Apply:
  • To apply, click here   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Application Due DateMonday, September 14, 2015
To ApplyTo apply, visit: http://skillpointalliance.mytribehr.com/careers
Physical Address201 E. 2nd Street
Suite B
Austin, TX 78701
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After School Counselors

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Job DescriptionThe Program Services YMCA Branch in Austin, TX is seeking After-School Staff to join our team for the 2015-2016 school year. We are looking for applicants who are available Monday through Friday between 2:30pm-6:30pm. 
 
Pay rate: The following are starting rates for each position (increase depending on experience):  
 
  • Counselors: $10.00 per hour
  • Assistant Site Directors: $11.00 per hour
  • Site Directors: $12.00 per hour
 
Job Description
The YMCA of Austin Afterschool & Learning Center programs are now hiring Counselors, Assistant Site Directors, and Site Directors for the 2015-2016 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. Responsibilities include supervision of children, implementation of daily and weekly activities, and communication with parents.
 
Afterschool programs operate from 16 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 a difference in the lives of children!
                                     
Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Must be a High School graduate
  • Must become certified in CPR & FA after hiring
  • Reliable transportation to attend work
  • Team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude
 
Benefits:
  • Paid training hours
  • Free CPR / First Aid certifications
  • Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account
     
To Apply:
Apply at AustinYMCAJobs.org 
 
Application Due DateFriday, September 18, 2015
To ApplyTo Apply: Apply at AustinYMCAJobs.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78705
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Cherrywood Art Fair Music Booker

Chula League
Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Start DateThursday, September 10, 2015
Job Description

The 14th Annual Cherrywood Art Fair, to be held on December 12 & 13, 2015, is looking for an experienced Music Booker. This is a part-time, event/contract position located in Austin TX. Some pre-production planning & meetings required.

We need an outstanding, hardworking, and extremely organized self-starter who is responsible for booking live performances with bands, kids entertainers, and other musical ensembles and performers. The candidate must be personable and charismatic, as they will be interacting with musicians, staff, and board members. MUST have large-scale event experience.

Some responsibilities include:

  • Curating and booking 12 musical acts/entertainers for 35-60 minute live performances
  • Finding musical or ensemble acts to perform for free (or at most a small stipend) during two day Fair
  • Design/set up/breakdown outdoor music area including overseeing rental, delivery, build & breakdown of stage and stairs
  • Communicate band PA needs to Sound Engineer in advance of event
  • Communicate with performers as needed concerning artist-related issues including use of website, photos, audio samples, on-site fair logistics, and policies
  • Work with the Graphics and PR Coordinator to initiate content for communications materials, online resources, and press releases
  • Maintain database of performer contact information, address, phone, performer budget, and supply payment information to Treasurer
  • Oversee and act as liaison for band load-in and load-out from 9:30am–5:30pm each day during fair weekend
  • Support Sound Engineer with sound and electrical set up and breakdown as needed during 10am to 5pm performance hours
  • Participate in Volunteer Orientation Thursday evening before Fair
  • Attend production meetings as needed
  • Participate in post-event team survey and team debrief meeting

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Database entry skills
  • Team-player with a good sense of humor and positive attitude are major assets
Compensation: 300.00
Application Due DateFriday, September 4, 2015
To ApplyPlease submit your cover letter and resume to Event Producer Pati Shampton at info@cherrywoodartfair.org In your cover letter, let us know a little bit about you and how your background makes you a good fit.
Physical Address3808 Maplewood
Austin, TX 78723
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Administrative Coordinator

Communities In Schools of Central Texas
Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Job Description

The ASPIRE Administrative Coordinator is a 32 hr/wk (M-F) position responsible for program recruitment and enrollment, coordination of program services, and monitoring the activities, services and programs within the family literacy context. The Administrative Coordinator is responsible for data management and maintenance of computer and office equipment, and participates in planning, preparation and record-keeping with the Sr. Program Coordinator, parent educators, adult educators, and early childhood educators. The Administrative Coordinator also interacts with program partners, campus personnel, members of the community, and assists adult clients with their overall experience including support, communication and retention strategies. 

 

Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent  is required; bachelor’s degree preferred. At least three years of educational or administrative experience is also required with a combination of both preferred. Experience working for a non-profit organization is highly desirable.   This position requires fluency in Spanish and English.

 

Responsibilities include:    

  • Provide general administrative and clerical duties
  • Provide administrative support to manager(s)
  • Organize and maintain appropriate files
  • Oversee maintenance and collection of programmatic data in all ASPIRE areas
  • Maintain adequate system for managing supplies
  • Keep manager informed about all aspects of the office and administrative conditions and situations
  • Plan, organize and implement some special events
  • Coordinate the scheduling of program and personnel activities, including meetings and trainings
  • Create systems to maintain and collect necessary data for grant requirements
  • Oversee recruitment and enrollment to meet annual goal
  • Serve as the face of the program for interested participants including fielding phone calls and walk-ins
  • Serve as the central information hub for clients and staff
  • Relate to special needs students and families
  • Participate in the CIS team approach to service delivery and problem solving
  • Promote and maintain agency culture, standards, and systems
  • Perform all other duties as required by the Sr. Program Coordinator

Achieving Success through Parental Involvement, Reading and Education 
Application Due DateThursday, September 10, 2015
To ApplyPlease visit www.ciscentraltexas.org and click on "Get Involved" to learn more about the Administrative Coordinator position and other opportunities as a Communities In Schools of Central Texas team member. CIS accepts online applications only.
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78704
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Nutrition Education Leader

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Job DescriptionThe YMCA of Austin healthy living- childhood obesity intervention program is looking for qualified candidates to facilitate our program for families seeking to change their lifestyles.
 
The program is MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do it!). MEND aims to modify eating and physical activity patterns that underpin obesity among children ages 7-13 through an after-school, 10-week curriculum that includes two, 2-hour sessions per week including an innovative maintenance strategy.
 
PAY RATE: $24.00-$28.00 per hour, depending on experience
RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A background in nutrition, dietetics, public health, or health promotion
  • Must be bilingual
  • Prior experience in child and family health area including working directly with children and families
  • Prior experience managing/facilitating large groups confidently
  • Prior background or training in behavior change
  • Ability to motivate and inspire large groups
  • All leaders will receive a certificate as evidence of completing this process
  • Must pass criminal background check
  • Current CPR/ First Aid certification preferred
  • Must attend all trainings
BENEFITS:
Individual membership to all YMCA’s of Austin (over $600/year value)
Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account

TO APPLY:
Qualified applicants can apply online at AustinYMCAJobs.org
 
Application Due DateMonday, September 7, 2015
To ApplyApply at AustinYMCAJobs.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78705
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Classroom Assistant

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Job DescriptionThe YMCA of Austin healthy living- childhood obesity intervention program is looking for qualified candidates to facilitate our program for families seeking to change their lifestyles.
 
The program is MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do it!). MEND aims to modify eating and physical activity patterns that underpin obesity among children ages 7-13 through an after-school, 10-week curriculum that includes two, 2-hour sessions per week including an innovative maintenance strategy.
 
PAY RATE: $11.00-$14.00 per hour, depending on experience
RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Past experience working with groups and children
  • Must be bilingual
  • Confident speaking and working with parents and children
  • Organized and punctual
  • Past experience with data entry preferred
  • Ability to step in and perform exercise leader component
  • Enthusiastic and capable person who can adapt to necessary situations and assist leaders wherever necessary
  • Must pass criminal background check
  • Must attend all trainings
BENEFITS:
Individual membership to all YMCA’s of Austin (over $600/year value)
Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account

TO APPLY:
Qualified applicants can apply online at AustinYMCAJobs.org
 
Application Due DateMonday, September 7, 2015
To ApplyApply at AustinYMCAJobs.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78705
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Youth Fitness Coach

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Job DescriptionThe YMCA of Austin healthy living/childhood obesity intervention program is looking for qualified candidates to facilitate our program for families seeking to change their lifestyle.

The program is MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do it!). MEND aims to modify eating and physical activity patterns that underpin obesity among children ages 7-13 through an after-school, 10-week curriculum that includes two, 2-hour sessions per week including an innovative maintenance strategy.
Pay Rate: $14.00-$18.00 per hour, depending on experience
RESPONSIBILITIES & REQUIREMENTS
  • A background in nutrition, dietics, public health or health promotion
  • Prior experience in a child and family health area including working directly with children and families
  • Prior experience managing/facilitating large groups confidently
  • Prior background or training in behavior change
  • Must be bilingual
  • Ability to motivate and inspire large groups
  • All leaders will receive a certificate
Benefits:
Individual membership to all YMCA’s of Austin (over $600/year value)
Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account

To Apply:
Qualified applicants can apply online at AustinYMCAJobs.org
 
Application Due DateMonday, September 7, 2015
To ApplyPlease apply at AustinYMCAJobs.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Math Program Coordinator

Austin Partners in Education
Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Start DateMonday, September 21, 2015
Job DescriptionPosition Description: The Program Coordinator works independently and collaboratively to ensure full implementation of all aspects of the designated in-school academic support program, including program planning, volunteer recruitment and training, ongoing curriculum development, on-site supervision of more than 100 assigned volunteers, teacher training and engagement, and data management.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide direct oversight to more than 100 volunteer coaches who work directly with Austin ISD students
  • Develop and implement innovative training methods to ensure best results for students and volunteers
  • Maintain ongoing and consistent communications with classroom teachers, school administrators and assigned volunteers
  • Monitor program implementation in 15 – 20 classrooms/year
  • Track and manage data related to volunteer program outputs
  • Provide ongoing feedback and coaching to volunteers
  • Conduct regular meetings with school staff on program implementation and effectiveness
  • Participate in program planning, development and improvement
  • Assist with community engagement activities including volunteer recruitment events, public relations presentations, etc.
  • Serves as liaison with corporate and community-based organizations
  • Develop and implement strategies to recognize volunteer efforts
  • Other duties as assigned
Skill Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred plus a minimum of 4 years of professional work experience or equivalent combination in a related field
  • Ability to work independently and use professional discretion with minimal supervision
  • Ability to motivate volunteers in an education setting
  • Proficient in program and/or project management
  • Knowledge of curriculum and instructional practices
  • Ability to manage large amounts of database information
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Knowledge and experience working with people from high-needs communities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, cross-functional team environment
Application Due DateWednesday, September 16, 2015
To ApplyPlease submit resume and cover letter to careers@austinpartners.org. No phone calls please.
Physical Address8000 Centre Park Drive
Suite 220
Austin, TX 78754
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Director of Development

Explore Austin
Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Job DescriptionThe Director of Development will partner with the CEO to further the mission of Explore Austin byproviding the strategic leadership, direction, and management for resource development. The Director of Development ensures fundraising strategies are created and successfully implemented to build annual revenue as well as maintain Explore Austin’s donor relations, brand, events, and communications.
 
This salary range for this position is $65K - $80K and commensurate with experience, including benefits and bonus potential based on performance. This position reports to the CEO. 
Please submit your application online here.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.  The following may be carried out by the individual or through team staff members. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
 
Board of Directors, Advisory Council, and Committees
  • Create and implement a comprehensive annual development plan with the support of the CEO and Development Committee
  • Serve as or coordinate staff support to the Development Committee
  • With committee members, generate prospects, schedule and prep for calls/meetings
  • Keep committee members apprised of development activities and progress toward plan goals
 
Major Gift Prospect Cultivation and Solicitation
  • Create annual strategy and plan goals for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting, and stewarding existing major donors
  • Identify major gift prospects and manage cultivation and solicitation strategies with CEO, Board Directors, Advisory Council and volunteers
  • Manage a portfolio of donors and prospects
  • Coordinate creative major gift acknowledgments and stewardship. Ensure appropriate correspondence, communication and relationship management
 
Foundation and Corporation Grants Management
  • Set annual grants goals and manage staff progress
  • Manage volunteers and part-time staff to research, cultivate, and solicit funding sources among foundation and corporate grants. Manage part-time staff to organize, follow-up and prepare all necessary donor reports
 
Event Management and Sponsorship
  • Set annual event strategy and goals
  • Recruit, manage, and inspire volunteer Event Hosts and Committees
  • Manage Board, Advisory Council, Event Hosts, Committees, CEO, and other volunteer participation in event sponsorship cultivation and solicitation
  • Ensure sponsors are recognized appropriately and are monitored regularly
 
Marketing and Communications
  • Manage marketing staff to coordinate and implement annual giving  campaigns including direct mail, email marketing, social media marketing
  • Manage marketing staff to coordinate and create annual print materials that support development efforts including brochures, an annual report, marketing packets, End of Year campaign mailer
  • Manage marketing staff to coordinate and create digital marketing materials, telephone, prospect parties, receptions, displays, and written materials
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in related field or equivalent
  • 5-8 years related experience or equivalent preferred
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects
  • Proficient on Apple operating systems, Microsoft Office suite, Google Apps
  • Passion, enthusiasm, focus, creativity, and a positive outlook.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:
  • Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Occasional night and weekend work
  • Frequent verbal contact with others
  • Rapid work pace, with frequent deadlines
To ApplyPlease follow the link in the description to apply for this position.
Physical Address2121 E. Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, TX 78702
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Project HOPES Fatherhood Specialist

Lift Alliance Austin Children's Shelter / SafePlace
Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Job DescriptionTo be consider for this position, please apply to the following web link http://jobs.liftalliance.org/
 
Do you have a passion for working with Fathers on all issues related to Fatherhood? Do you believe that Fathers play a vital role in their child’s life and have an interest in providing services to Fathers including education and tools related to Fatherhood?  Do you have experience conducting outreach and education to men with the ability to facilitate group discussions?  Are you fully Bilingual (English/Spanish)? If you answered "Yes" to these questions, then this full-time, exempt position, which pays an annual salary of $33,000 to $35,000 may be the perfect fit for you.
Fatherhood Specialist is a member of the Project HOPES (Healthy Outcomes through Prevention and Early Support Program) Team which offers assessment, services, education and support to families and children ages 0-5 that are at increased risk for child abuse and neglect. The Fatherhood Specialist serves as a specialist in the areas of providing services to low-income fathers, covering child abuse/domestic violence prevention, expressing emotion, and maintaining healthy relationships. This position focuses on working with the fathers who are wanting services and/or who are receiving services through Project HOPES. This position is responsible for providing direct client services, parenting and prevention classes/workshops, individual home visits, resources, referrals and outreach. The goal for the Project HOPES Fatherhood Specialist is to reach out and serve fathers in the program, to engage them through education and one on one work in order to support their role in the family.
The successful candidate will bring experience conducting outreach and education to men as well as the ability to facilitate individual and group discussions. They will have an understanding of family dynamics and experience conducting adult education. Experience conducting home visitation and assessment are also preferred.
The LIFT Alliance, and its founding partners Austin Children’s Services (ACS) and SafePlace, is seeking a Project HOPES Fatherhood Specialist. This position works collaboratively with the Prevention Advocacy Team and Project HOPES Collaborative Team.
 
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a related field OR four years direct adult client experience required. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Fluent in Spanish/English (Verbal and Written) Required.   
  • Experience and/or education that pertain to working with children, with an understanding of child development required.
  • Expertise/experience and knowledge about domestic and sexual violence, poverty, disabilities and related issues, and effects of trauma preferred
  • Commitment to empowerment, inclusiveness, cultural responsiveness and social justice, and the elimination of interpersonal violence.
  • The Fatherhood Specialist will have knowledge about community resources, the criminal justice system and mental health issues. 
  • Experience with supportive/peer counseling helpful.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills.
LIFT Alliance strives to hire candidates from culturally diverse backgrounds.
In addition to a competitive salary, the LIFT Alliance also offers the following array of attractive benefits to full-time employees:
  • ​​Fully-paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Short-Term Disability Insurance;
  • ​15 accrued PTO days in the first year and 22 days in the 2nd year;
  • ​Six agency holidays, and four additional personal holidays to be determined by the employee;
  • ​403(b) with 2% agency contribution and 1% matching (after one year);
  • ​Flexible work schedule;
  • On-site daycare at a reduced cost;
Amazing work environment where you get to make a difference every day!
 
 
To ApplyTo be consider for this position, please apply to the following web link http://jobs.liftalliance.org/
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Annual Giving and Donor Relations Manager

Friends of the Texas Historical Commission
Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Start DateThursday, October 1, 2015
Job DescriptionGENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION
Key member of the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission (THC) development team. Responsible for planning and implementing an innovative annual giving program, including email, direct mail, mobile giving, social media and events.

Create and implement unique programs to cultivate and steward donors. Assist with grant writing and administration. Conduct prospect research and prepare statistical reports. Oversee administration of donor database to ensure accuracy. Assist office manager with arrangements for board/committee meetings and development workshops. Coordinate sponsorship benefits and partnership programs, including Randall’s Good Neighbor Program, Amazon Smiles and iGive. Coordinate employee giving campaign. Accuracy and attention to detail is critical. Must be reliable, punctual and responsible, and provide outstanding service and support to other agency staff, THC Commissioners, Friends Board of Trustees, and the general public. Periodic evening and/or weekend work. Some travel required. Must comply with all agency policies and procedures.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Create and coordinate annual fund solicitations
Coordinate creative and logistics for events
Write, edit and manage donor communications, including solicitations, acknowledgements, website, social media, and emails
Ensure accuracy of donor database
Research individual, foundation, and corporate prospects
Prepare and maintain targeted donor lists
Perform other related duties as assigned

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS
Experience and Education
Required:  Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.  Three (3) years minimum experience in communications, marketing, non-profit management, annual fund, donor relations and/or events.  Demonstrated interest in history, historic preservation or the arts.
Preferred:  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and customer/constituent database management (CRM systems), including Neon, Raiser’s Edge or other fundraising software.  Knowledge of graphic design.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent oral and written communication skills, with ability to write clearly, accurately and concisely 
Excellent organizational skills, with ability to manage multiple projects/events concurrently
Attention to detail and proven ability to prioritize work and perform tasks independently and accurately with minimal supervision
Ability to collaborate with and work closely with staff, donors, and board of directors with a commitment to customer service
Available to work on a flexible schedule in a dynamic environment
Self-motivated, efficient and creative problem solver with excellent interpersonal skills
Application Due DateTuesday, September 15, 2015
To ApplyApplication must be submitted through the Work In Texas website. No phone calls.
Physical Address1510 N. Congress
Austin, TX 78711
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Community Engagement Manager

TreeFolks
Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Start DateMonday, September 28, 2015
Job DescriptionPosition Description
As Community Engagement Manager for TreeFolks, you will bring your love of people and the environment together to build and enrich our vibrant community of volunteers, supporters, and partner organizations. We are looking for a motivated, innovative, fun loving and self-directed leader who is inspired by the energy our volunteers have to offer! This is a full time position with benefits reporting directly to the Executive Director.
 
About TreeFolks
TreeFolks empowers Central Texans to build stronger communities through planting and caring for trees.  In its 25 year history, TreeFolks has facilitated the planting of more than 1.6 million trees to shade urban streets, beautify neighborhoods, clean air and water, and reforest the Lost Pines in Bastrop County.
 
Responsibilities
  • Develop a year-round volunteer program integrating volunteers into our existing CityShade, Neighborwoods, and Reforestation programs, as well as specialized volunteer opportunities.
  • Coordinate all aspects of TreeFolks’ CityShade program including implementation of 30 volunteer events primarily on Saturdays between Oct-March each year
  • Develop a community engagement strategy to diversify existing volunteer base
  • Create and manage and volunteer appreciation program including events
  • Supervise program staff or interns
  • Coordinate outreach presentations to local businesses, schools, and community groups to discuss importance of trees and tree care practices, and to recruit volunteers
  • Promote TreeFolks’ programs through various outlets including but not limited to news media, neighborhood groups, email and at community events
  • Creatively promote volunteer opportunities to neighborhood and corporate groups, on local event calendars, TreeFolks volunteer webpage and through social media outlets
  • Support business development and coordinate corporate sponsorship volunteer opportunities
  • Serve as the staff liaison to TreeFolks’ Planting Committee
  • Provide regular program updates for use in outreach materials
  • Maintain records to track volunteer hours, donated materials or services and overall impact
  • Assist Executive staff with events for volunteers, donors or partners
  • Maintain and update Salesforce databases
  • Assure TreeFolks and its mission, programs, products, and services are consistently presented in a strong, positive manner
 
Qualifications
  • 4-year Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2 years of full time experience in volunteer management
  • 1 year of experience supervising paid staff
  • An appreciation for the environment, basic knowledge of tree biology, and willingness to learn
  • Familiarity with Salesforce or similar CRM software preferred
  • Strong confidence in public speaking, especially to large groups
  • Ability to communicate clearly through written correspondence
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to work with a wide array of personality types and community partners
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work some Saturdays, particularly during the winter season, and occasional evening meetings with adequate notice
  • Maintain a Texas driver’s license in good standing.
  • Ability to contribute and work as a team member within the organization.
 
Application Deadline: August 31, 2015
Expected Start Date: ASAP
Compensation: Commensurate with experience 
 
Application Due DateMonday, August 31, 2015
To ApplySend cover letter, resume and 3 references to jobs@treefolks.org. No phone calls.
Physical Address10803 Platt Lane
Austsin, TX 78725
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Cherrywood Art Fair Volunteer Coordinator

Chula League
Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Start DateThursday, September 10, 2015
Job Description

The 14th Annual Cherrywood Art Fair, to be held on December 12 & 13, 2015 from 10am to 5pm, is looking for an experienced Volunteer Coordinator. This position is a part-time, contract position located in Austin TX. Requires pre-production planning & meetings + attendance at the fair. Must be located in Austin to apply.

We need an outstanding, extremely organized self-starter to oversee volunteer recruitment and general management of all volunteers, crew chiefs and Assistant Volunteer Coordinator during the Fair weekend. Position will also plan and lead December 10th evening Volunteer Orientation training.

Responsibilities include:

  • Recruit over 100 volunteers
  • Document volunteer positions and become expert on duties for each position
  • Update Salesforce schedule and job descriptions, monitor shift sign-ups, and coordinate with Webmaster to promote to Volunteer e-list and CAF Volunteer application page
  • Work with Graphics Coordinator, Social Media Manager and PR Coordinator to initiate content for communications materials, online resources, PSAs and press releases specific to volunteer recruitment
  • Attend production meetings as assigned
  • Communicate to Volunteers regarding shifts, fair details and training information
  • Work with Production Manager and Asst. Volunteer Coordinator (AVC) to produce Volunteer Orientation Thursday before Fair
  • Train AVC on volunteer job functions so both can train volunteers as they arrive
  • Work with AVC to develop volunteer checkin/checkout processes
  • Act as Communication Liaison between key team members and AVC regarding volunteer related needs or issues prior to and during Fair weekend
  • Troubleshoot and attempt to resolve any HR/interpersonal volunteer issues as required
  • Attend event Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Dec. 11–13, 2015 and help AVC manage Volunteer Info station.
  • Work with AVC to create volunteer surveys/feedback mechanisms
  • Participate in post-event team survey and team debrief meeting
  • Help plan and invite volunteers & CAF staff to Jan. 2016 Fair Wrap Party with help from Chula Board

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and customer service skills
  • Interest in and knowledge of Cherrywood Art Fair
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task with excellent time-management skills
  • Own a smart phone and use minutes/data during event to contact volunteers
  • Team-player with a good sense of humor and positive attitude are major assets
Compensation: 500.00
Application Due DateSaturday, September 5, 2015
To ApplyPlease submit your cover letter and resume to Event Producer Pati Shampton at info@cherrywoodartfair.org. In your cover letter, let us know a little bit about you and how your background makes you a good fit.
Physical Address3808 Maplewood
Austin, TX 78723
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Development and Executive Assistant

Austin Chamber Music Center
Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Start DateThursday, October 1, 2015
Job DescriptionDEVELOPMENT AND EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT SOUGHT BY AUSTIN CHAMBER MUSIC CENTER

THE POSITION

Reporting to the Executive Director, this is a part-time position that is responsible for administrative aspects of development and fundraising activities. The position plays an important role by providing administrative support to the Executive Director.

Primary responsibilities include (but are not listed in order of priority):

• Processing donations and preparing acknowledgement letters and other donor correspondence. 
• Maintaining database of foundation, corporate, and individual donor files. 
• Creating monthly fundraising reports and other database reports as needed.
• Conducting preliminary research on prospective corporate, foundation, and individual donors. 
• Providing support for grant applications. 
• Scheduling meetings with prospects and other community-members as needed.
• Supporting the Executive Director as needed.

The successful candidate will demonstrate most or all of the following skills and qualifications:

• A passion for ACMC's mission, namely to "expand knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of chamber music through the highest quality instruction and performance."
• Commitment to a collaborative, generous, team-oriented attitude that contributes to a positive organizational culture.
• Bachelor's Degree preferred. 
• Experience in non-profits preferred. 

SALARY

The salary for this position will begin at $15/hour for 12-20 hours per week. 

TO APPLY

Please submit a detailed letter explaining how ACMC would benefit from your employment, how you heard about this position; also, the names of three references; and a complete chronological resume or curriculum vitae to: peter@austinchambermusic.org with the subject line "Development and Executive Assistant." No phone calls please.

Austin Chamber Music Center is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

Now in its 34th season, the Austin Chamber Music Center (ACMC) is Central Texas' leading presenter of chamber music, producing an annual season of chamber music concerts as well as an annual summer Chamber Music Festival featuring three weeks of concerts and educational outreach by leading international chamber ensembles. ACMC's work also includes comprehensive educational and outreach programming with a school year Chamber Music Academy, In-School Coaching Program (in seven area schools), a Summer Workshop as well as Outreach Programs that include over 70 school concerts a year, concerts in retirement communities, and other outreach events. With a staff of five, ACMC's annual budget is $660,000.
Application Due DateFriday, September 11, 2015
To ApplySubmit a detailed letter explaining how ACMC would benefit from your employment, how you heard about this position; also, the names of three references; and a complete chronological resume or CV to: peter@austinchambermusic.org with the subject line "Development and Executive Assistant."
Physical Address7600 Burnet Road
Suite 190
Austin, TX 78757
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Assistant Director of Education and Production

Austin Chamber Music Center
Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Start DateThursday, October 1, 2015
Job DescriptionASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION AND PRODUCTION SOUGHT BY AUSTIN CHAMBER MUSIC CENTER

THE POSITION

The Assistant Director of Education and Production reports directly to the Executive Director, working closely with the Director of Education. The position is primarily responsible for managing all logistics related to the production of ACMC's educational and performance programs. The position also directly supports the Director of Education in fulfilling the education and outreach programs.

Primary responsibilities include (but not listed in order of priority):

EDUCATION

• Supporting the Director of Education with student enrollment, scheduling, placement auditions, communications, grant materials, and program planning.
• Providing logistical support for all student concerts and managing receptions and volunteers. 
• Maintaining the music library. 
• Arranging and transposing music as needed.
• Developing and administering program evaluations.

PERFORMANCE

• Managing logistics for ACMC's season and festival concerts, plus special events: working with artists, artist management, and venues/intimate concert homes to ensure that all technical and logistical concerns are met. 
• Assisting in developing artists' schedules and itineraries. 
• Scheduling and providing logistics for concerts in schools, retirement homes, and community centers. 
• Completing and managing all event reporting including maintenance of the annual performance report spreadsheet. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate most or all of the following qualifications:

• A passion for ACMC's mission, namely to "expand knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of chamber music through the highest quality instruction and performance.
• Bachelor's Degree required, in music preferred. 
• Experience in the performing arts required. 
• Commitment to a collaborative, generous, team-oriented attitude that contributes to a positive organizational culture.
• Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects with efficiency and precision.
• Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as required. 
• Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and database management.
• Organized and thorough work-style with excellent attention to detail.
• Bilingual (Spanish) speaker ideal. 
• Knowledge of event production preferred.

SALARY

The salary for this position will begin at $32,000 plus a portion of health, dental, and vision insurance benefits.

TO APPLY

Please submit a detailed letter explaining how ACMC would benefit from your employment, how you heard about this position; also, the names of three references; and a complete chronological resume or curriculum vitae to: peter@austinchambermusic.org with the subject line "Assistant Director of Education and Production." No phone calls please.

Austin Chamber Music Center is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

Now in its 34th season, the Austin Chamber Music Center (ACMC) is Central Texas' leading presenter of chamber music, producing an annual season of chamber music concerts as well as an annual summer Chamber Music Festival featuring three weeks of concerts and educational outreach by leading international chamber ensembles. ACMC's work also includes comprehensive educational and outreach programming with a school year Chamber Music Academy, In-School Coaching Program (in seven area schools), a Summer Workshop as well as Outreach Programs that include over 70 school concerts a year, concerts in retirement communities, and other outreach events. With a staff of five, ACMC's annual budget is $660,000.
Application Due DateFriday, September 11, 2015
To ApplySubmit a detailed letter explaining how ACMC would benefit from your employment, how you heard about this position; also, the names of three references; and a complete chronological resume or CV to: peter@austinchambermusic.org with the subject line "Assistant Director of Education and Production."
Physical Address7600 Burnet Road
Austin, TX 78757
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Social Worker at the Burnet MS Family Resource Center

Austin Voices for Education and Youth
Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Start DateThursday, October 1, 2015
Job Description     Austin Voices for Education and Youth (AVEY) is looking for an additional social worker for the Family Resource Center at Burnet Middle School. The FRC, funded by AISD, City of Austin, Travis County and SafePlace, will provide wraparound service support to Burnet families, as well as those from surrounding feeder elementary schools. The FRC will also employ a director who will oversee all functions of the center and coordinate and recruit community partners for Burnet.

     The Family Resource Center brings together resources to support families, including social and health services, advocacy and adult education/leadership training. Austin Voices FRCs, currently functioning at Webb and Dobie Middle Schools, employ a team that includes a center director, social worker, administrative assistant and volunteers, who work with district Parent Support Specialists. The goals of the center are to: 1) Support families in transition, crisis and domestic violence situations (thereby increasing student attendance, reducing high student mobility), moving them into a sustainable level of stability; 2) Further long-term family success through adult education; and 3) Increase parents’ engagement with the school and their ability to support their children’s education.
 
     The resources needed to support families are provided by a coalition of community partners, including city/county agencies, health providers, non-profits, faith-based groups, businesses, higher education institutions, and community organizations/individuals.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
 
Education:
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. Preferred Master’s Degree in Social Work
  • Licensed social worker in the State of Texas
     
    Experience:
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of related experience required.
  • Bilingual; fluent in written and spoken English and Spanish
Job Purpose and Responsibility:

     The FRC social worker is responsible for participating in a family support team for the Burnet Middle School community, including a director and other staff/volunteers. The social worker will provide case management social services, manage data, report and evaluate, will develop collaborative relationships with community partners for the center and identify opportunities at the client and campus levels to make referrals and utilize community support around student and family stability goals, will also help provide adult education and make client referrals to the Adult Academy and work to increase parent and community involvement with the school, and will work as part of the support services team at Burnet, under the guidance of the FRC Director and the campus principal in collaboration with Austin Voices.
 
 The Burnet FRC Social Worker will be responsible for:
  • assessing needs, providing information, support and referrals and evaluating outcomes for families referred to the FRC, as well as walk-ins
  • providing social service case-management services for families
  • working with the FRC team (director, social worker, paid and volunteer staff) to plan and execute school outreach and events that provide resources for families
  • keeping careful electronic and paper records on all family support activities while adhering to legal standards for ensuring client privacy and confidentiality
  • participating in the campus Child Study Team that coordinates student and family support services
  • collaborating with counselors, parent support specialist, principal, assistant principal, dropout intervention specialist, other campus staff and teachers in supporting family needs
  • participating in training for FRC staff and volunteers
  • researching family support resources that can be leveraged by the FRC staff
  • working collaboratively with partnering agencies and institutions that support FRC activities maintaining licensure as a social worker in the State of Texas
Job Requirements for the FRC Social Worker:
  • Proven ability to effectively provide holistic case management and family support services with experience in providing information, referrals and advocacy to community-based providers for a variety of basic needs (such as basic needs, health, housing, employment and legal).
  • Some experience working in a school setting preferred
  • Positive attitude, enthusiastic, friendly, innovative, organized
  • Must be able to respond quickly to communication, and be an effective communicator with clients, staff, volunteers, and community members/partners
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, but also to initiate projects and work without close supervision
  • Effective written communicator, able to write client case notes, produce reports and evaluation documents
  • Computer skills include internet, email, word processing, Excel spreadsheets, ability to produce flyers and ability to utilize a large database.
  • Flexible with the ability to prioritize goals and manage time to meet client, project and program needs
  • Punctual with flexibility in schedule as participation in some evening and occasional weekend events will be required
  • High level of integrity
  • Perform other related duties as needed
Physical Effort and Work Environment:
 
      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable
accommodations will be made if necessary.
 
      Work is performed in an office setting. Position requires sitting, standing, lifting and may require travel within the city.  Regular attendance is required for this position. Visits to off-site meetings will be required.
 
Other Information:
 
      Pay will be determined based on experience. Benefits are included. The FRC social worker is a salaried position with a minimum of 20 hours/week. Some evening and weekend hours are expected.
 
Application Due DateFriday, September 25, 2015
To ApplyPlease submit your cover letter and resume to Janna Banks, Director of Operations and Finance, at jbanks@austinvoices.org.
Physical Address8401 Hathaway Drive
Austin, TX 78757
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Life Skills Coach

Jeremiah Program
Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015

Start DateThursday, September 3, 2015
Job DescriptionJob Title:         Life Skills Coach (part-time), Non-Exempt Position
Report To:      Executive Director - Austin
Job Summary: Responsible for Family Services programming which reflects the Jeremiah mission and encompasses the values, vision and purpose of the program.  Responsibilities include: coaching first four program participants to achieve self-reliance, improved life skills and empowerment.  Responsibilities include: providing primary source of support and encouragement, tracking the participants’ progress toward education and employment goals, assisting with personal and family goal setting, resource referral, crisis intervention, and collecting outcome data.  Implementation of Family Services programming, direct service to program participants and supervising volunteers. 

A.     Direct Services - 85% Weight

  1. Coach students to be empowered, to improve life skills and achieve self-sufficiency goals.
  2. Co-develop individual goal plans for participants to provoke self-discovery and personal growth; engage in goal setting and meaningful action.
  3. Encourage self-responsibility, promote alignment between their personal values and actions and generate innovative solutions using Empowerment. 
  4. Providing support, crisis intervention, guidance and resource referral.  Reinforce Life Skills lesson content/topics during coaching sessions.
  5. Partner with the participants to help them develop their road map for success, which fosters achievement of their short and long-term goals.
  6. Collaborate and strategize with students on effectively partnering with outside supportive systems and agencies, with a special emphasis on partnerships related to their children's education.
  7. Collect syllabi, class schedules and transcripts from the participants during the first week of every academic semester and monitor their quarterly academic progress.
  8. Monitor the students’ monthly expenses to ensure they are managing their resources and maximizing their partnerships.
  9. Engage in education/employment audit meetings with Jeremiah Program Programs Committee to discuss the overall progress of women, specifically their educational progress and employment outlook.
  10. Maintain efficient, confidential and organized records; provide timely and appropriate case notes in CTK system.  
  11. Collect, record and report information regarding measurable self-sufficiency outcomes for school, childcare, employment, parenting, personal development, future housing and other accomplishments.
  12. Administer on-site UAs.
  13. Provide leadership on designated Empowerment/Life Skills evenings.
  14. Collaborate and participate in team meetings with staff.

B.      Leadership- 10% Weight

  1. Work closely with the Executive Director to ensure outcomes are achieved.
  2. Co-lead Resident Council meetings in conjunction with student leadership.
  3. Collaborate with team members and other staff to ensure quality, seamless service delivery.
  4. On group meeting night (1x/week), the coach will be the key staff on site to oversee the participants and volunteers.
  5. Coordinate team building activities for the participants.
  6. Maintain professional conduct at all times, in conjunction with Jeremiah Program mission, and contribute to the inclusivity and safe learning environment of the community.

C.      Other duties as assigned by Executive Director - 5% Weight

Qualifications
  • BA in human services, social work or related field and 2 years experience working
    with diverse populations.  Experience working with county Child Care Assistance systems is desirable.
  • Ability to create positive change in individuals by enabling the individual to realize extraordinary results through a process of discovery, goal setting and meaningful action.
  • Ability to effectively manage expected caseload.
  • Ability to problem solve, multi-task, complete work on time and independently.
  • Knowledge of county, education and employment opportunities in the community, including comprehensive knowledge of valuable community resources.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a high performing Program Team; interact with management and participants to further the success and development
    of program participants.
  • Proficiency in computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Office Suite and database management software.
Application Due DateThursday, September 3, 2015
To ApplyEmail your resume and a cover letter to rgrant@jeremiahprogram.org.
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Training Coordinator

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015

Job DescriptionThe National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence for nearly 20 years. With the help of our dedicated advocates and staff, we respond to calls 24/7, 365 days a year. We provide confidential, one-on-one support to each caller and chatter, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety. Bilingual advocates are on hand to speak with callers, and our Language Line offers translations in 170+ different languages.
The Training Coordinator is a member of the National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) Team and reports directly to the Training Manager and works in conjunction with Hotline and Digital Services Management Teams and the Training Manager to assist with various intern/external trainings for tenured, new staff, and volunteers.  The Training Coordinator works with the management team to develop and recruit Advocates. 
 
Essential Duties/Responsibilities
 
  • Assist with coordination of NDVH intensive 40 Hour Hotline and Digital Services Training Program for student interns, new staff, and volunteers, coordinating a minimum of four trainings per year.
  • Assist with development and evaluation of online training programs.
  • Create and deliver presentations supporting the project loveisrespect, the Texas Association of Student Councils, and others as requested.
  • Collaborate with the Hotline/Digital Teams and Training Manager to develop and execute ongoing in-service trainings for staff and volunteers.
  • Coordinate with the Hotline and Digital Services Managers to schedule and conduct monthly training support meetings and regular team meetings for student interns and volunteers.
  • Coordinate training or presentations for NDVH Corporate Partners.
  • Support the Training Manager in reporting data from training evaluations and assessments and preparing quarterly performance reports of all trainees.
  • Participate in the planning, development, and implementation of special projects as requested by the CEO, CPO, and Assistant Directors.
  • Maintain files when necessary and keeps up with all administrative and personal correspondence in a timely and organized manner including: documents, reports, outgoing materials, mail, email and memos.
  • Adhere to and positively promotes the vision and mission of the organization by role modeling agency standards of conduct and workplace success factors.
  • Provide student interns, new hires, and volunteers working within the Training Department with current information, tools and guidance, as well as day-to-day oversight and coaching to ensure their basic competence and on-going development.
  • Ensure all National Domestic Violence Hotline policies and procedures, as well as all state and federal laws that pertain to the workplace.
  • Coordinate with Hotline and Digital Services Teams to help ensure full coverage of call and chat lines, including taking calls and chats during high service times.
 
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Services, Human Services or other closely related field, or any combination of related education and experience.  (Equivalency formula: two years of experience is equal to one year of education.)
  • Minimum one year of training or teaching experience. 
  • Minimum six months experience developing content or curriculum for training programs.
  • Knowledge of assessment and evaluation of curriculum or training programs.
  • Ability and willingness to work as a team member, providing support and constructive feedback in interpersonal interaction.
  • Flexibility in work schedules- including evenings, weekends and holidays - to accommodate the requirements of the organization.
  • Ability to respond with empathy and support to victims in crisis situations and with sensitivity and awareness to diverse cultural, ethnic and social backgrounds, values, attitudes and languages.
  • Commitment to the concept of local, community, training-based delivery of human services.
  • Understanding of empowerment-based & strength-based advocacy models of services.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence, societal factors that contribute to the continuation of violence, and the history of the battered women’s movement in Texas and the United States.
  • Ability to travel.
 
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 
  • Two years of training or teaching experience.
  • One year experience in direct services to victims of domestic violence or similar human services program.
  • Experience receiving and responding to crisis telephone calls.
  • Experience developing or implementing online training.
  • Working knowledge of trauma informed care.
 
Other Requirements/Working Conditions
 

Ability to read, write and converse in English, to travel extensively and to tolerate prolonged sitting or standing.  Must possess emotional and physical stamina to deal with a variety of stressful situations, including responses to complaints and internal interactions, and to effectively work long and and/or odd hours while maintaining a sense of humor.
 
Application Due DateTuesday, October 20, 2015
To ApplyTO APPLY: Visit www.thehotline.org/jobs and click on DOWNLOAD APPLICATION. Complete the application in its entirety. Email the completed application and a copy of your resume to mcontreras@ndvh.org. Both a completed application and resume are required to apply for this position.
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Technology Assistant (Temporary)

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015

Job DescriptionThe National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence for nearly 20 years. With the help of our dedicated advocates and staff, we respond to calls 24/7, 365 days a year. We provide confidential, one-on-one support to each caller and chatter, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety. Bilingual advocates are on hand to speak with callers, and our Language Line offers translations in 170+ different languages.
 
The Technology Assistant (TA)  is a member of the National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) Technology team. Under the supervision of the Director of Technology, the TA provides general technology assistance to the entire staff at the Hotline office. Due to NDVH’s 24/7, 365 days per year operation, the TA position may require adjustments in work hours and may include nights, weekends, and holidays.
 
Job Requirements and responsibilities
●Support the Hotline Technology and Data team with a wide variety of tasks, projects and administrative needs.
●Provide fast and friendly general assistance to nearly 200 Hotline employees, in both PC and Mac environments.
●Set up teleconference meetings, as needed, utilizing web-based video and audio solutions.
●Assist with Helpdesk requests, such as basic computer troubleshooting, resource database questions, Google Apps for Work, and more.
●Create supportive documentation to promote technology/software adoption among Hotline staff, including processes, tip-sheets and more.
●Complete projects as assigned by the Director of Technology, including but not limited to research, vendor communication, and report compilation.
 
Qualifications
●Minimum of an Associate Degree in Technology or closely related field or any combination of related education and experience with a document 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.)
●Strong interpersonal skills to quickly and effectively notify, update and resolve issues for a large staff in a 24/7/365 environment.           
●The ideal candidate is a fast learner, with excellent time management and organizational skills, and a willingness to help others.
●Working knowledge of Salesforce is highly preferred, but not required.
●Working knowledge of Wordpress and Linux hosting environments is highly preferred, but not required.
 
 
 Other Requirements/Working Conditions
●Ability to read, write and converse in English.
●Must have emotional and physical stamina to tolerate prolonged sitting or standing to deal with a variety of situations, to effectively work long and at times odd hours, while maintaining a sense of humor.
●Works in a normal office environment 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, 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, September 4, 2015
To ApplyTO APPLY: Visit www.thehotline.org/jobs and click on DOWNLOAD APPLICATION. Complete the application in its entirety. Email the completed application and a copy of your resume to mcontreras@ndvh.org. Both a completed application and resume are required to apply for this position.
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Curriculum Development and Technical Consultant

EngenderHealth
Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015

Start DateTuesday, September 15, 2015
Job DescriptionCall for Proposals –
Curriculum Development and Technical Consultant
EngenderHealth’s U.S. Programs Office is looking to hire a consultant experienced in curriculum development and writing to assist in the writing of the teen pregnancy prevention intervention, Our Stories, Your Choices (OSYC) - an innovative sexual health program funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Adolescent Health. Approximate engagement period will be 3.5 months from Sept. 15th 2015 – Dec., 30th 2015. Consultant must be up to date on sexual and reproductive health educational and prevention programs, best practices, research, and state guidelines. A theatre background is a plus.
 
If you are interested in this project, please submit the following pieces of information to Program Director and Curriculum Author, Jenifer DeAtley (jdeatley@engenderhealth.org) by September 8, 2015.
 
  1. A project proposal, detailing your  interest in the project and how you propose to utilize engaging and innovative ideas
  2. CV with relevant work experience, including  curriculum and program development
  3. Two writing or project based work samples, preferably curriculum related
  4. Budget requirements
  5. 3 professional references
 
Project Overview
 
  1. Collaborate regularly with EngenderHealth Staff during project period to turn ideas into written content.
  2. Participate in two half-day curriculum planning and feedback meetings with EngenderHealth staff.
  3. Review existing lessons and provide feedback, consultation, and revisions to curriculum activities, organization and delivery.
  4. Produce 2 complete drafts of curriculum for review by EngenderHealth staff and OSYC advisory committee and incorporate feedback received.
  5. Produce final draft of written curriculum.
 
 
Scope of Work & TIMELINE
Timeline (approximate) Job Task
September 15 –December 15, 2015 Regularly collaborate and communicate with EngenderHealth staff via email and telephone/skype discussions
September 15 –October 31, 2015 Participate in two half day planning meetings with EngenderHealth staff – at least one in person meeting
October 20, 2015 Complete 1st draft of OSYC curriculum and participate in feedback discussion
December 15, 2015 Complete 2nd draft of OSYC curriculum and participate in feedback discussion
December 30, 2015 Complete final draft of OSYC curriculum
 
 
 
 
Description of the Our Stories, Your Choices Project
OSYC is designed to prevent primary and repeat pregnancy, and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among teens in Austin/Travis County, Texas. The curriculum component of the program is implemented by a team comprised of one young parent (aged 17-24) peer educator along with an adult mentor and educator. The goal of the primary prevention curriculum is to prevent pregnancy and STIs by increasing knowledge, clarifying values and attitudes, and providing practice opportunities for high school youth aged 14-17. By engaging young parents in the delivery of the curriculum, Our Stories, Your Choices aims to reduce the number of teens who become parents by empowering them to make informed decisions based on the blending of true stories of real teen parents with a science-based sexual health education curriculum.
 
The curriculum in process combines the use of an existing EngenderHealth curriculum, Gender Matters, with an interactive approach that highlights the stories of the young parents who co-facilitate the curriculum and a theatre/game based approach to learning.
 
 
OSYC Curriculum Overview:
Session 1: Welcome, Values, Storytelling
  • This session introduces the curriculum and examines individual attitudes about gender differences, roles, double standards and inequalities. This session also introduces how storytelling will be used to integrate the lived-experiences of the peer educators into the program.
 
Session 2: Gender Messages, Media Messages
  • This session helps youth become aware of, question, and redefine gender norms in ways that build equitable relationships and promote health and well-being.
 
Session 3: Roles of Boys and Fathers, Roles of Girls and Mothers
  • This session helps youth understand the roles and challenges of being a teen parent and explores obstacles young fathers and young mothers face in their daily lives.
 
Session 4: Healthy & Unhealthy Relationships, Deal Breakers
  • This session helps youth understand the characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships while building skills to ensure that their own relationships are fulfilling, enjoyable, and healthy.
 
Session 5: Assertive Communication, Decision Making
  • This session focuses on effective assertive communication strategies as well as making decisions and setting personal limits around sexual activity.
 
Session 6: Reproductive Systems, STIs/HIV, Clinics
  • This session teaches youth about basic male and female sexual anatomy, pregnancy, STIs and accessing prevention and treatment services through clinics and other community health resources.
 
Session 7: Abstinence, Condoms, & Birth Control
  • This session emphasizes the importance of abstinence, while teaching youth about the most widely accessible contraceptive methods, including condoms and LARCs, as well as where to obtain these methods and how to properly use them.
 
Session 8: Negotiation & Refusal Skills Practice
  • This session teaches youth negotiation skills around contraceptive use and allows youth to practice effectual refusal skills to clearly communicate when they do not want to engage in sexual activity.
 
Session 9: What Babies Cost, Life Changes of a Teen Parent
  • This session allows youth to gain a realistic financial understanding of child-rearing in Austin and learn first-hand from young parents, how having a child at a young age has impacted their life.
 
Session 10: Ideal Conditions, Picture Your Future & Making a Commitment
  • In this session youth will identify personal behaviors they intend to sustain or change to prevent unplanned pregnancy and lead a healthy life.
 
Proposals become the property of EngenderHealth and will not be returned. EngenderHealth reserves the rights to:
  • Accept or reject any or all proposals
  • Waive any anomalies in proposals
  • Negotiate with any or all bidders
  • Modify or cancel the Call for Proposal
 
Response to this call does not guarantee automatic contract award. Contract award will be based on availability of resources, needs and a competitive quality assessment. No work will be requested (or compensated) without a signed contract. Bidders will not be compensated or reimbursed for costs incurred in preparing proposals.
 
 
  
EngenderHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, creed, ancestry, citizenship, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, political belief, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, marital status or disability or any other protected characteristic under applicable federal, state and local laws. 
 
EngenderHealth complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in the United States in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Application Due DateTuesday, September 8, 2015
To ApplyIf you are interested in this project, please submit the following pieces of information to Program Director and Curriculum Author, Jenifer DeAtley (jdeatley@engenderhealth.org) by September 8, 2015.
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Health & Wellness Coordinator

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015

Job Description

The Hays Communities Family YMCA Branch in Buda, Texas is seeking a part-time Health & Wellness Coordinator to join our team.

PAY RATE: $11-$13 per hour, depending on experience.

GENERAL FUNCTION:
Under the direction of the YMCA Health & Wellness Director, the Health & Wellness Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the daily supervision of and planning for all fitness programs. This includes but is not limited to: marketing, data entry, staff training and supervision, facility and equipment development and member relations

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be interested in contributing to the mission of the YMCA and enthusiastic in the area of fitness.
  • Advanced level fitness skills and certification through a nationally recognized certification in Group Exercise (mandatory)
  • Personal Training experience and/or certification (preferred)
  • Current First Aid/ CPR Certifications
  • Previous fitness programming and/or experience supervising employees.
  • Computer aptitude and/or experience and have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well with others

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assume special fitness projects and clerical duties as requested by the H&W Director.
  • Supervise and ensure/evaluate that all staff is performing assigned job duties with regard to performance standards, responsibility, timeliness and professionalism.
  • Develops and updates administrative materials to efficiently improve the programs they promote.
  • Assist with in-service trainings and staff scheduling.
  • Assist with performance reviews.
  • Ensure proper maintenance is performed as needed for repairs and care of all fitness equipment.
  • Complete any other duties assigned by the H&W Director

BENEFITS:

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

Please apply by September 14th, 2015.

Application Due DateMonday, September 14, 2015
To ApplyPlease apply online through the following link: http://austinymca.applytojob.com/apply/FdXUn8/Health-Wellness-Coordinator-Hays.html
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Patient Navigator, Young Survivor Services

Breast Cancer Resource Center
Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015

Start DateMonday, September 14, 2015
Job DescriptionPosition Summary:  This position serves as the initial point of contact for clients diagnosed at 45 and younger in need of breast cancer support services, with a particular focus on support service needs of people affected by breast cancer. This person provides access to comprehensive, individualized support services and provides active follow up care. The Patient Navigator conducts a thorough assessment and subsequently directs those affected by cancer to available program services and appropriate community resources.  This includes hands on services to clients, speaking engagements, and monitoring an online forum.  This position supports the young survivor’s programs, the Pink Ribbon Cowgirls (PRC) and the young metastatic group the Lotus Forum (L4,) as well as the individual participants. 
 
 
Essential Duties:  Include but are not limited to those listed below.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.
 
 
  • Works with individuals affected by breast cancer who are seeking support services and conducts a thorough needs assessment by telephone, email, or in person and makes appropriate referrals to internal and/or external resources
  • Conducts initial need assessments, identifies appropriate support resources based on needs and coordinates referrals to services as needed
  • Refers clients to internal programs, local and national partners to meet the emotional, physical and practical needs of clients
  • Performs regular follow up contacts with clients to assess for any additional resources that the client could benefit from, in a timely manner all through diagnostic, treatment, survivorship and possibly end of life
  • Based on client need, provides education relating to diagnosis, treatment, survivorship and end of life issues
  • Creates and maintains accurate computer intakes and documentation of client interactions in a timely manner
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of quality improvement and outcome measures
  • Provides an empathic and compassionate environment in order to create a safe space for anyone affected by cancer
  • Provides services in a culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate manner
  • Maintains high level of knowledge regarding appropriate program services and available community resources for cancer related concerns
  • Collaborates with external partners through regular communication, education and collaboration, while maintaining high level of working knowledge of partner services and resources, in order to provide best services to clients
  • Supports the young survivor programs the PRC and L4 by coordinating, sending out notices, collecting RSVPs, and attending support luncheons, support groups, social events and family friendly events
  • Facilitates the BCRC’s After Breast Cancer Program & Recently Diagnosed Support Circle on a rotational basis
 
BCRC Expectations:
 
  • Adheres to BCRC Policies and Procedures
  • Acts as a role model within and outside the organization
  • Performs duties as work load necessitates
  • Maintains a positive and respectful attitude
  • Communicates regularly with supervisor about client service issues
  • Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize work load
  • Consistently reports to work on time prepared to perform duties of position
  • Meets BCRC’s productivity standards as established
     
 
Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor’s degree in any field or equivalent work experience and must be a breast cancer survivor.    Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and Outlook.  Knowledge of Salesforce helpful, but not required.
 
Additional Requirements:
 
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to handle stressful situations
  • Ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences
  • Must be able to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Ability to work as part of a team, providing support and constructive feedback in interpersonal interaction
  • Ability to respond with empathy and support to clients in stressful situations and with sensitivity and awareness to diverse cultural, ethnic and social backgrounds, values, attitudes and languages
  • Must be a continuous learner
 
 
Language Skills:  Ability to read, analyze and interpret the most complex documents.
Must be able to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.  Must
have the ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or
style.  Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on
controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups and/or boards of
directors. Proficiency in Spanish preferred but not required.
 
Mathematical Skills:  Must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Must be able to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
 
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide
range of intellectual and practical problems.  Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism
(formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.) in its most difficult phases.
Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Must have a current Texas Driver’s License, proof of current insurance coverage and reliable transportation.
 
Physical Demands:  This position requires standing, walking and sitting over 2/3 of the time.  In addition, the position requires the ability to use hands to finger, handle or feel.  Must be able to reach with hands and arms as well as stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  Must also be able to talk and hear.
 
Candidate must be able to lift up to 10 pounds to move boxes.  Must be able to identify and distinguish colors; have clear vision both close and distance.  Good peripheral vision also needed.  Must have good depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
 
 
 
 
Application Due DateFriday, September 4, 2015
To ApplyPlease submit your cover letter stating your breast cancer experience as well your resume and salary history to rlimary@bcrc.org.
Physical Address3006 Medical Arts Street
Austin, TX 78705
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Sr. Program Coordinator

Communities In Schools of Central Texas
Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015

Start DateThursday, October 1, 2015
Job Description

The Senior Program Coordinator for the Middle School Matters program performs a wide range of duties that impact multiple campuses and staff, and represents the agency with community partners including United Way for Greater Austin.

Requirements

Master's in Social Work or other applicable master's degree is required.  Qualified candidates must have demonstrated experience with contract management, individual and team supervision, coordination of agencies in a collaborative setting, project management and administration, working with youth and high risk populations, and have the ability to work productively within a collaborative team.  The responsibilities of this position require frequent travel in the Austin area and the Senior Program Coordinator must have reliable transportation.

Essential Functions

  • Serve as contract manager for the Middle School Matters program and other programs as assigned
  • Interpret and communicate contract requirements for program and administrative staff involved in the program
  • Coordinate agency wide programming as assigned
  • Set up and maintain contract reporting system
  • Ensure that reports are submitted in a correct and timely manner
  • Work with accounting department and directors to develop and implement budgets, monitor expenditures, authorize purchases
  • Represent Communities In Schools in a variety of community settings
  • Develop and participate in interagency collaborations and partnerships
  • Pursue, secure and equitably distribute new resources for the agency
  • Facilitate start-up of new programming, when necessary, and provide on-going support or supervision
  • Promote and maintain agency culture, standards, and systems
  • Participate in the CIS team approach to service delivery and problem solving
  • Other duties assigned by the Deputy Program Officer or Chief Program Officer
Application Due DateSunday, September 6, 2015
To ApplyPlease visit www.ciscentraltexas.org and click on "Get Involved" to learn more about the Sr. Program Coordinator position and other opportunities as a Communities In Schools of Central Texas team member. Online applications only, please.
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78704
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Bilingual Enrollment Specialist

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas
Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015

Job DescriptionPosition Summary
This position is responsible for providing high-level customer service throughout the effective implementation of the volunteer and child enrollment and matching process. These functions will be conducted in accordance with the Big Brothers Big Sisters brand and associated volunteer options. The successful incumbent will produce positive outcomes in the following areas: volunteer yield and processing time; youth yield; youth/parent processing time and customer satisfaction.
Position Responsibilities
  1. Conduct volunteer enrollments, including individual orientations, interviews, assessments and completion of all other enrollment processes. Determine if home visits are necessary and complete as indicated.
  2. Conduct client enrollments including parent/child interviews, child safety education, assessments and other enrollment processes. Assess and refer families for alternative or additional services as needed.
  3. Ensure high-level proficiency in applying child safety and risk management knowledge, policies and procedures throughout all aspects of job function. Identify child safety issues for volunteers, children and their families.
  4. Review all enrollment information, references and assessments and make recommendations for participation in the program based on this information.
  5. Enter customer/client information into the database as information is gathered and maintain accurate paperwork according to BBBSA and agency standards.
  6. Submit timely and comprehensive reports and recommendations for participation in the BBBS program to supervisor based upon assessments of each individual volunteer.
  7.  Determine matches between children and adults and provide completed files and associated paperwork to supervisor.
  8. Conduct and/or co-facilitate Advanced Volunteer Trainings session when assigned.
  9. Participate in/staff recruitment efforts when assigned.
  10. Complete other duties as assigned.
Job Qualifications
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in social services, human resources or related field. A Master’s degree is a plus. Experience working with both children and adult populations; specific assessment, intake or interview experience preferred. Bilingual ability in Spanish is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office; including Word, Excel and Access is desired. Must have car, valid driver’s license and meet state required automobile insurance minimums. Must be able to pass a criminal background check as conducted by the agency.

BBBS is an equal opportunity employer.
BBBS Employment Application can be downloaded here: http://www.bigmentoring.org/atf/cf/%7BE2727761-F386-4B5B-8560-6B52B33C44B7%7D/BBBS%20Job%20Application.doc

 
Application Due DateFriday, September 11, 2015
To ApplyPlease email a cover letter, resume and completed employment application to jobs@bigmentoring.org. Include Bilingual Enrollment Specialist in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls please.
Physical Address1400 Tillery Street
Austin, TX 78721
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Group Exercise Water Instructor

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015

Job Description

The Hays Communities YMCA Branch in Buda, TX is seeking a Group Exercise Water Instructor to join our team. We are looking for applicants to teach Monday/Wednesday/Friday classes at 9:30a.m. We are also in need of substitutes for existing classes at varied times.

PAY RATE: $14-$22 per hour, depending on years of experience.

GENERAL FUNCTION:
Under the direction of the Health & Wellness Director, the Group Exercise Water Instructor is responsible for teaching participants the benefits of exercise and providing a safe and healthy instructional experience for YMCA members and class participants.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 18 years of age with high school degree or equivalent
  • Previous experience teaching group exercise classes preferred
  • Reliable transportation to attend work
  • Team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude
  • Applicants must be interested in contributing to our mission of putting Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Nationally accredited Primary Group Exercise certification and/or Specific Group Exercise Water Certification
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification

BENEFITS:

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

Please apply by September 7th, 2015.

Application Due DateMonday, September 7, 2015
To ApplyPlease apply online through the following link: http://austinymca.applytojob.com/apply/J3qBCo/Group-Exercise-Water-Instructor-Hays-Communities.html
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Senior Accountant

Austin Habitat for Humanity
Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015

Job Description

Austin Habitat for Humanity, Inc.

Senior Accountant

Job Description

 

Department:                          Administrative

Job Title:                     Senior Accountant

Reports to:                 Chief Financial Officer

Supervises:                 N/A

 

Function of Job:

The Senior Accountant will be dedicated to the organization’s mission to ending the cycle of poverty housing and will deeply hold the belief that everyone deserves a decent, affordable place to live. Under the general direction of the CFO, the Senior Accountant will be in charge of the general ledger maintenance excluding accounts payable, accounts receivable and the processing of payroll.  The Senior Accountant will be responsible for month end close for multiple entities and all intercompany transactions as well as departmental allocations.  The Senior Accountant will prepare balance sheet reconciliations, job cost reports, bank statement reconciliations, budget-to-actual variance reports including variance analysis and a fixed asset ledger.  The position is full-time (40 Hours per week) working Monday through Friday, with some weekends or after hours work periodically during the year.  The position is salaried; conditions and benefits are contained in the Employee Manual.

1. AGENCY EXPECTATION OF EMPLOYEE Adheres to Agency Policy and Procedures

To ApplyPlease email Mat King at mking@ahfh.org with your resume & cover letter. In your cover letter please address how you believe your qualifications match those as listed in the qualifications section of the job description.
Physical Address55 N. IH-35
Austin, TX 78702
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Administrative Assistant - Part time

Restles Legs Syndrome Foundation
Posted on Saturday, August 22, 2015

Start DateThursday, October 1, 2015
Job DescriptionRestless Legs Syndrome Foundation
Part Time Administrative Assistant
 
Job Description
The Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation is a nonprofit patient services organization supporting the RLS community.  The Administrative Assistant’s role is to support the work of the staff and to ensure efficient day to day operation of office activities. 
Responsibilities
The Administrative Assistant will perform a wide variety of duties that include some or all of the following:
Reception
  • Answer telephone calls in a courteous and professional manner
  • Reply to general information requests with correct information in a helpful, friendly manner
  • Direct phone calls to appropriate staff members
  • Welcome visitors, members and vendors to the RLS Foundation in a friendly, professional manner
Office Administration
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 Suite (word, excel, email, power point, adobe) and SharePoint
  • Process incoming donations and prepare report for Membership Coordinator
  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail, faxes, packages and courier deliveries for distribution
  • Manage office voicemail service and forward messages to appropriate staff member
  • Purchase, receive and store office supplies to ensure adequate levels of supplies are available
  • Code, file, or e-file office materials according to established office protocol
  • Assist in maintenance and accuracy of the Foundation’s databases
  • Coordinate the maintenance of office equipment
  • Provide secretarial and administrative support to Executive Director and Staff
  • Other administrative activities as assigned to assist Executive Director and staff
  • State registrations and campaign registration experience helpful but not required
  • Blackbaud and Go to Webinar Software experience helpful but not required
  • Enter new constituents, update constituent records, create action items and upload documents to Raisers Edge
Provide Board Support
  • At the direction of the Executive Director, prepare meeting agendas and supporting documentation for distribution to members of the board in a timely fashion
  • Support the board by booking meetings, travel and other arrangements
  • Develop and maintain an action list for the three separate boards of the organization
  • Order recognition items for service for board members rotating off the organizational boards
  • Organize and manage the Foundation’s Major Donor Thank you Program for the Board of Directors
Qualifications
Education
  • High School Diploma, post-secondary education in business, computers or office management
Experience
  • 1-3 years in an office setting
Applicant Characteristics Desired
Excellent Communication, Planning & Decision Making Skills| Attention to Detail| Team Player| A Passion for Nonprofits

Please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration.  No calls or office visits.  
Application Due DateTuesday, September 29, 2015
To ApplyPlease submit your resume and cover letter for consideration. No calls or office visits.
Physical AddressAustin, Texas 78746
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RESIDENT SERVICES COORDINATOR POSITIONS (PART-TIME)

Portfolio Resident Services
Posted on Friday, August 21, 2015

Start DateFriday, August 21, 2015
Job DescriptionPortfolio Resident Services is the nation's leading provider of comprehensive resident services programs.  The Resident Services 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 related field; a history of dedicated community involvement/volunteer experience in lieu of work experience will be considered;
  • Must be available on average 2 - 4 days per week especially during afternoon hours;
  • Ability to work independently and excellent time management skills are essential;
  • Excellent computer skills especially in MS Office;
  • Bilingual in Spanish desired for some locations;
  • Must have home computer, access to email and capability to do light printing;
  • Knowledge of local community resources;
  • Previous experience working with youth.

Compensation: Up to $14.00 per hour depending on experience working on average 12- 19 hours per week hours depend on location selected.

Application Due DateWednesday, September 30, 2015
To ApplyWe offer competitive wages along with a variety of work schedules. Apply and obtain more details at www.portfolioresidentservices.org. EOE
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Community Manager

Mothers' Milk Bank at Austin
Posted on Friday, August 21, 2015

Start DateMonday, August 24, 2015
Job DescriptionReporting to the Executive Director, the Community Manager manages activities, support services, and staff to increase donations of donor human milk.

The Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin is a non-profit organization founded in 1999 to save lives of fragile infants through the dispensing of prescribed pasteurized donor milk.

In 2014, the Milk Bank dispensed over 425,000 ounces of milk to 128 hospitals in 20 states. The Milk Bank will require milk donations from 825 lactating women in 2015, with future demand expected to increase 10-20% annually.
 
Responsibilities:
  •  Meet milk bank annual goals for milk donors, utilizing strategically planned and organized community events, 1:1 meetings, and communication tools to educate, motivate, and advocate for improved infant health outcomes. 
  • Manage Milk Bank Ambassador Program, increasing participation and effectiveness of this group of milk bank advocates
  •  Build and maintain relationships with key sources of referral in the medical community 
  • Build and maintain relationships with businesses, individuals, and breastfeeding and lactation advocacy groups 
  • Manage the Milk Bank Depot Program, strategically expanding program as needed to support milk donors. 
  • Plan and manage strategic events 
  • Serve as a visible spokesperson and advocate for MMBAs mission and program in the Austin community and beyond
  • Participate in the Milk Bank’s volunteer and student programs as a mentor teacher, as appropriate
  • Participate in milk processing or other tasks, as needed
  
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  •  Strong communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Team player with passion for maternal and child health in general; breastfeeding specifically 
  • Results-oriented with strong analytical skills, and a proven track record of managing and evaluating programs 
  • Experience with public speaking and writing – writing samples necessary 
  • Willingness to do some statewide travel 
  • Program and Event planning experience 
  • Professional work ethic 
  • Organizational and planning skills 
  • Ability to achieve excellence in database management, data analysis, display, and interpretation 
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office products — Excel, PowerPoint, Word
 
Qualifications:
 
Bachelor’s degree in communications or related area of study/ 4 years of experience in marketing and public relations, including social media/ 1 year experience in recruiting and managing volunteers (or other equivalent)/ Bilingual preferred – Spanish and English
 
Hours: Full time (MF 9-5 including half-hour lunch break) with flexibility as approved by the Executive Director. Some evening and weekend activities and travel required.
 
Compensation: Pay is commensurate with experience. Mothers’ Milk Bank at Austin offers competitive benefits, including employer-paid health, dental, and life insurance; generous vacation & sick leave; and a 401(K) retirement plan for eligible employees.

 
Application Due DateMonday, September 14, 2015
To ApplyPlease send resume, references and cover letter to Kim Updegrove via e-mail: kim@milkbank.org. No hand deliveries please. We will accept resumes until the position is filled.
Physical Address2911 Medical Arts St. %2312
Austin, TX 78705
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Training Specialist

Lift Alliance SafePlace
Posted on Friday, August 21, 2015

Job Description

To be consider for this position, please apply through the following web link http://jobs.liftalliance.org/

Do you have a passion for social justice and promoting healthy relationships and safe communities? Do you have extensive knowledge of issues related to violence against women, sexual assault, and domestic violence, and at least three years' experience training/teaching adults? If you answered "Yes" to these questions, then this full-time, exempt position, which pays an annual salary of $33,000 to $36,000 may be the perfect fit for you.
The LIFT Alliance, and its founding partners Austin Children’s Services (ACS) and SafePlace, is seeking a Training Specialist. This position works collaboratively with the Community Education team to raise public awareness about SafePlace services and sexual assault/abuse and domestic/dating violence in Austin/Travis County, enhance the community response to rape, sexual assault & domestic violence via systems education, build new agency partnerships with community and civic groups via community organizing, and address underlying issues of power & oppression via primary prevention and social change education.
The Training Specialist position is responsible for developing, coordinating, implementing and evaluating trainings for professionals and a broad array of community groups on sexual and domestic violence and other related issues. It is also is responsible for building relationships and fostering community partnerships with a variety of civic and professional organizations. The successful candidate will bring experience in the domestic/sexual violence arena, strong curriculum design skills, dynamic training skills, and a firm understanding of primary prevention. Experience working with marginalized communities is essential. Preference will be given to bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates who have experience working with men (as survivors and/or allies) and individuals who demonstrate an understanding of the intersectionalities of oppressions.
Minimum Requirements: 

  • Fluent in Spanish (verbal and written) preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in adult education, social work, psychology, sociology, women’s studies or related field or equivalent life experience.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in professional training and facilitation with adults.
  • Expertise, experience and knowledge about domestic and sexual violence and related issues, and effects of trauma.
  • Commitment to empowerment, inclusiveness, cultural responsiveness and social justice, and the elimination of interpersonal violence.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills.
LIFT Alliance strives to hire candidates from culturally diverse backgrounds.
In addition to a competitive salary, the LIFT Alliance also offers the following array of attractive benefits to full-time employees:
  • ​​Fully-paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Short-Term Disability Insurance;
  • ​15 accrued PTO days in the first year and 22 days in the 2nd year;
  • ​Six agency holidays, and four additional personal holidays to be determined by the employee;
  • ​403(b) with 2% agency contribution and 1% matching (after one year);
  • ​Flexible work schedule;
  • On-site daycare at a reduced cost;

Amazing work environment where you get to make a difference every day!

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To ApplyTo be consider for this position, please apply through the following web link http://jobs.liftalliance.org/
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Patient Account Coordinator

The Samaritan Center
Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2015

Start DateTuesday, September 1, 2015
Job Description

- Review and research accounts to identify problems and errors with claims, taking the required actions including following up with the pertinent personnel to obtain the required information to address and resolve the identified issues.

 - Utilize billing resources and customer service skills to effectively and efficiently handle telephone calls and other client/patient inquiries.

 - Work independently to identify problems which may adversely affect the billing process or customer services and takes appropriate actions, including supervisor notification.

 - Various other accounting & administrative duties as needed.

This position does not have a high interaction with patients face to face, however, when it does require it either on the phone or in person, a desire to serve our external and internal clients with the best of service is expected.

 

Experience and required skills:

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills (including call center experience).

  • 2-3 years of experience with patient billing, policies and practices, account follow-up, patient aging, & collections.

  • Knowledge of procedural and diagnostic coding.

  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED).

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to cope with varied levels of workloads and multiple tasks.

  • Capacity to work cooperatively with other employees including Billing Coordinator and Front Office Staff.

Application Due DateMonday, August 24, 2015
To ApplySubmit a cover letter, resume & salary history of last three positions to: mark@samaritan-center.org.
Physical Address8956 Research Blvd.
Bldg %232
Austin, TX 78758
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AmeriCorps Early Literacy Tutor

ACE: A Community for Education
Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2015

Job DescriptionWork full-time in a low-income elementary school teaching young children to read. This position begins on September 1, 2015. 

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

This is a great opportunity to: 
• Gain valuable tutoring experience working with young students in an elementary school 
• Teach reading through a Response-to-Intervention model 
• Receive ongoing training and support from an ACE literacy coach 
• Option to pursue alternative teaching certification through ACE's partnership with Region 13 
• Tutor in Spanish and advance your language skills 
• Network with other non-profit organizations in Austin through after-school partnerships 
• Work within a small team of AmeriCorps members and become part of a national movement for social justice 
• Option to participate in professional development activities such as: blog writing, social media, curriculum writing, and recruitment opportunities

Requirements: 
*Minimum of two years of college 
*U.S. Citizen or lawful permanent resident alien 
*Basic computer skills 
*Bilingual applicants must be proficient in speaking Spanish 

Desired Qualities:  
* Dedication to community service 
* Flexibility, responsibility, organization, professionalism, and promptness 
* Commitment to working long hours and some weekends 
* Ability to work well in a team environment
To ApplyPlease visit the application page of our website at: http://www.utdanacenter.org/ace/getinvolved/index.php Please follow the application instructions as listed on our website. ACE will be accepting applications through September of 2015, or until positions are filled.
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HIV Connection Director

Workers Assistance Program
Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2015

Start DateFriday, September 11, 2015
Job Description
HIV Connection Director
 
Division:                        Training Services
Department:              HIV Connection
Supervisor:               Chief Operating Officer
Classification:          Exempt/Full-time/Salaried
 
Qualifications/Requirements
Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university in areas of education, human services, counseling or related field.  Four years of professional training experience with at least one year in a supervisory or lead trainer role, preferably in areas of HIV prevention and three years of experience with participation in events that target counselors, HIV Case Managers, and/or HIV workers who focus exclusively on substance abuse populations.  Experience may be substituted for education.  Knowledge of training procedures and techniques, of adult education principles, practices and techniques; of group process, group dynamics and interpersonal relations; of instructional design and /or curriculum development. Demonstrated ability to instruct others.  Ability to assign, and/or supervise the work of others; to plan for training and technical assistance services; to assess training needs; to formulate learning objectives, to create and evaluate training objectives, requirements, and effectiveness of delivery;  and to communicate effectively.  Ability to use independent judgment and work as a team player.  Experience in the use of a Macintosh computers and must attend the National Institute on Drug Abuse or Center for Substance Abuse Treatment course, is desired.  Must be approved by the Texas Department of Health to train.  This position requires extensive travel and a flexible schedule including a willingness to work weekends and evenings. Certification: LCDC or LPC or other certifications related to Substance Abuse/Communicable Diseases/Counseling preferred, but not required.
 
 
Duties/Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Chief Operating Office, the Program’s Director will be responsible for the following:
 
Manager of HIV/AIDS Training Program:
 
-           Directly responsible for special training programs and staff involved in delivery of services.    
-           Ensures that the latest research findings are incorporated into all training curricula and materials on a regular basis, that all trainings are conducted according to the Texas Department of Health guidelines, that all curricula and resource materials are developed and published in accordance with agency and contract requirements, and that adequate numbers of training materials are available at all trainings. 
-           Maintains on-going communication with sponsoring agencies prior to all trainings.
-           Completes and provides in a timely manner all required documentation on all trainings.
-           Creates new programmatic designs and models, which are appropriate and culturally sensitive to the target populations.
 
HIV/AIDS- Trainer:
 
-           Provides training to personnel in health care settings.
-           Responsible for all training services including training development, delivery, evaluation and curriculum development.
-           Ensures that all trainings are conducted according to required guidelines. 
-           Conduct training presentations and workshop trainings with the ability to adapt training delivery to fit the needs of the target audience. Also, has responsibility for training and review of new trainers. This includes providing feedback and guidance to the trainers before, during and after trainings. 
-           Create new program ideas, designs and models, which are age appropriate and culturally sensitive and meet the needs of special populations.
 
Activity Leader Duties:
 
-           Develops and/or secures job descriptions for program training staff. 
-           Prepares and submits special training program reports.  
-           Performs annual evaluations on all departmental training staff.   Performs and supports public relations activities, constituency contacts and follow-up. 
-           Coordinate regularly scheduled staff meetings .  Participates in grant activities that relate to the department.  Ensures compliance with all WAP rules, policies, and procedures. 
-           Provide assistance, oversight and supervision to trainers and directly supervises their activities during special trainings. 
-           Communicates openly and timely with staff and management.   Recommends staffing changes and initiates hiring for department as needed. 
-           Ensures timely submission of all travel vouchers, purchase vouchers, time sheets and other required paperwork as related to department activities. 
-           Monitors compliance with company policies and grant requirements.  
 
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
 
This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Employees may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth to address business needs and changing business practices. 
 
Application Due DateFriday, September 4, 2015
To ApplyPlease send a resume and cover letter to mholt@wokersassistance.com with the subject line "HIV Director Position"
Physical Address4115 Freidrich Ln, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78744
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Program Coordinator

Breakthrough Austin
Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2015

Start DateMonday, October 5, 2015
Job DescriptionSUMMARY:
Breakthrough, a nonprofit organization founded in Austin in 2001, builds a path through college, starting in middle school, for low-income students who will be first-generation college graduates. Breakthrough currently serves more than 1100 students in grades six through college, and admits an additional 220 students each year. The program includes summer sessions at the University of Texas, Manor Independent School District, and St. Andrew’s Episcopal School as well as school year support and advocacy, and comprehensive college counseling.
 
Breakthrough Austin seeks a talented and enthusiastic program team member who will work collaboratively with the Breakthrough team to design, manage, and deliver program activities that are aligned to best practices in the field of education and youth development. The Program Coordinator will plan and implement a middle school summer program at one of the summer sites, and will also lead out-of-school-time learning and case management activities during the school year.
 
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Design, plan, and lead an academic, six-week summer program for 200+ students
  • Design, plan and lead Saturday and after-school programs to promote school success and foster a college going culture.
  • Supervise AmeriCorps members, teaching interns, instructional coaches, and school-year interns to ensure highest performance and optimal student outcomes
  • Manage large groups of students to build a positive learning community aligned with Breakthrough’s core values and college-going culture
  • Develop and maintain relationships with a diverse group of low-income, students and families
  • Track student progress and identify critical needs in order to provide timely and appropriate interventions
  • Meet and communicate regularly with parents/families on student progress, including conducting regular student/family conferences
  • Strategically develop relationships with key partners, including teachers, school administrators, district leaders, counselors, and leaders of other community-based organizations
  • Meet regularly and work collaboratively with other staff members and volunteers in order to support students and families
  • Support program evaluation efforts and make continuous program improvements to achieve outcomes
  • Perform other duties as required
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelors’ degree from an accredited four-year university required
  • 3+ years of teaching or equivalent work experience required
  • Supervision, school administration, or instructional coach experience preferred
  • Spanish proficiency preferred
  • Proven ability to plan, develop, and supervise the implementation of curriculum
  • Strong commitment to the mission and values of the organization
  • Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills
  • Ability to work with and motivate a broad spectrum of people (ethnic, socioeconomic, educational, professional, and generational)
  • Ability to advocate effectively while maintaining positive working relationships
  • Ability to work both collaboratively as part of a team effort and independently with minimal supervision
  • Willingness and ability to take initiative as appropriate
  • Strong desire to learn and grow professionally
  • Highly organized with the ability to multi-task and deliver commitments in a timely manner
  • Strong work ethic and comfort with working non-standard hours (some weekends and evenings)
 
HOURS
  • Breakthrough is a fast-paced, needs-responsive environment.  While office hours can be flexible, full-time employees work more than 40 hours per week on a regular basis.
  • Some evening and weekend work is required
 
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS 
  • Competitive annual salary, depending on qualifications and experience
  • Health, dental and vision insurance, Breakthrough pays 100% of employee premiums
  • Optional 401K retirement plan available
 

 
 
Application Due DateThursday, October 1, 2015
To ApplyPlease submit resume, a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications for the position, salary requirements, and a list of three references via e-mail to openings@breakthroughaustin.org.
Physical Address1050 East 11th Street
Suite 350
Austin, TX - Texas 78702
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Part-Time Customer Relations Specialist

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas
Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2015

Job DescriptionBig Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas seeks a qualified and talented individual for a part-time, non-exempt position as a Customer Relations Specialist who will serve as the main point of contact for all child/family and volunteer inquiries/requests within the BBBS Central Texas services delivery area.  This position entails the successful completion of daily duties which include fielding telephone, electronic and walk-in inquiries for program information, describing volunteer opportunities to potential volunteers, data entry, filing, distributing application forms and scheduling interviews, and processing volunteer background checks. 

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum Bachelor’s degree, Marketing, Communications, Social Services, or a similar major.  In addition, a minimum of one (1) year’s experience in customer service, sales, public relations, or social services. Proficiency in Microsoft Office – including Word, Excel, and Outlook– is necessary. Must be able to pass a criminal background check as conducted by the agency. Bilingual in Spanish is preferred, but not required.
 
Required Skills and Abilities
Qualified candidates will:
  • Possess exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Reflect solid customer service through in-person, telephone and electronic communications.
  • Have experience working with diverse populations and the ability to relate well in multicultural environments is highly desirable. 
  • Must be highly organized and able to execute multiple projects simultaneously while delivering exceptional customer service to clients and volunteers. 
  • Must be able to represent the agency professionally and effectively. 
  • Must be able to work effectively with other departments and staff within the agency – including troubleshooting, dispute resolution, and negotiations - to insure a positive and efficient experience for both clients and volunteers being served by the agency. 
  • Bilingual proficiency in Spanish preferred, but not required.

BBBS Employment Application can be downloaded here: http://www.bigmentoring.org/atf/cf/%7BE2727761-F386-4B5B-8560-6B52B33C44B7%7D/BBBS%20Job%20Application.doc


BBBS is an equal opportunity employer.
To ApplyPlease email a cover letter, resume and completed employment application to jobs@bigmentoring.org. Include “Part Time Customer Relations Specialist” in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone calls please.
Physical Address1400 Tillery St.
Austin, TX 78721
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Housing Counselor

Austin Habitat for Humanity
Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2015

Job Descriptionlogo_black on white
 
 
 
Job Title:              Housing Counselor
Exempt:                 Yes     
Reports to:         Supervisor of Client Services
Division:                Client Services
 
BACKGROUND:
Austin Habitat for Humanity (AHFH) is an award winning Affiliate of Distinction non-profit, affordable housing organization that provides homeownership opportunities, financial, home ownership, and credit counseling to low-income families.  AHFH has 2 subsidiaries that support its mission, including Homebase and the Austin Habitat Neighborhood Alliance.  This position will support all aspects of AHFH and its affordable homeownership program.
 
Job Summary:    Housing Counselor
Oversees, leads, manages, structures and implements community outreach efforts to engage individuals in attending AHFH’s Homebuyer Education  and  Housing Counseling programs. These two programs are administered and designed by the Housing Counselor who’s ultimate program objective is to support, inform, educate  and advise clients in their efforts to become successful homeowners. Additionally, data is accumulated and analyzed measuring the impact of such programs which in turn is used to guide the structure of the programs. This information is also reported to regulatory and certain funding providers.
 
Responsible for:  Volunteers, interns, and VISTA program support (if applicable).
 
 EXPECTATION OF EMPLOYEE
  • Acts as a role model within and outside AHFH
  • Performs duties as workload necessitates
  • Anticipates and plans for activities for the successful oversite of the programs
  • Maintains a positive and respectful attitude
  • Communicates regularly with supervisor about the status of the program and operational issues.
  • Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize work load
  • Ability to maintain a work schedule which is aligned with client needs typically occurring after 5pm on week days and weekend mornings
  • Consistently reports to work on time prepared to perform duties of position
  • Upholds AHFH’s Core Values
 
 
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
The Housing Counselor will coordinate and interactively work with Client Services staff and across organizational departments to:
  • Conduct community outreach to recruit, orient and coordinate instructors and interpreters for required classes
  • Comfortable leading a discussion in a class room environment and at ease with projected class room displays and hand out materials
  • Establish and maintain community partnership relationships and refer clients to appropriate community partners as necessary
  • Develop and manage systems and maintain procedures to capture and  track data as to the impact of programs and /client participation
  • Analysis of impact data to enhance program functions and increase impacts
  • Build community relationships by:
    • Creating and nurturing and maintaining partnerships between service providers
    • Coordinating the activities of volunteer agencies who provide direct services to AHFH’s  clients and home owners
  • Conduct Program orientation sessions and financial literacy classes and workshops
  • Determine initial financial eligibility of potential homebuyers for affordable housing programs
  • Assist applicants in developing and implementing a plan in order to meet financial criteria for homeownership
  • Assist clients in resolving credit issues; Advise clients on financial and credit related issues
  • Assist clients in developing and implementing a sustainable financial management plan to be financially successful homeowners
  • Develop sustainable financial management plan for homeowners 60+ days delinquent on mortgage payments
  • Assists in determining feasibility of repayment or loan modification for homeowners 90+ days delinquent on mortgage payments
  • Assist clients to address credit-related issues in order to avoid future default
  • Provide foreclosure prevention/mitigation services to clients
  • Manage and coordinate schedule for Program classes
  • Track Habitat Partner Family Homebuyer Education and report to Client Services staff on family partner readiness
  • Ensure that programs being administered comply with relevant laws and are effective in their content and impact
  • Assists with preparation and adhere to the annual financial budget
  • Prepare reports for the staff, and the Board of Directors, as required
  • Other duties as assigned
 
Qualification Requirements:
The ideal candidate will maintain a Bachelors degree in business, human services, education, communication, or another appropriate subject area. At least 3 years professional work in related field required and be Housing Counseling Certified. Extensive professional work experience in related field combined with Housing Counseling Certification may be substituted for education. Preferred certifications (based on NeighborWorks America program) in:
  • Financial Capability
  • Pre-purchase homeownership education
  • Post-Purchase Education Training;
  • Homeownership counseling
  • Foreclosure Intervention and Default Counseling;
  • Homeownership and Community Lending;
  • NeighborWorks Center for Homeownership Education and Counseling Certification (NCHEC Certification);
  • Consumer Credit Counselor and Educator;
 
Fluent in English and Spanish
Sensitive to the needs of low-income people
Excellent public speaking skills
Competent in MS Office and databases, including CounselorMax
Experience with desktop publishing a plus
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
compensation:
This full-time, salaried Housing Counselor position includes a competitive base salary commensurate with experience and a generous and competitive  fringe benefits which includes health insurance, vacation, personal/sick days, and retirement program. 
 
Other:
Position requires employee to provide reliable transportation, proof of driver’s license and insurance. Criminal records and reference checks are required prior to an offer of employment.
 
AUSTIN HABITAT FOR HUMANITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
 
 
HOW TO APPLY:
 
Please send resumes to resumes@ahfh.org    
 
 
 
To ApplyPlease send resumes to resumes@ahfh.org
Physical Address55 N. IH-35
Austin, TX 78702
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Major Gift Officer

American Red Cross
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Job DescriptionPRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE:   The Major Gift Officer will identify, engage, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective donors, in expanding their financial support of the work of the American Red Cross.  He/she will be responsible for meeting an annual revenue target by working with an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects to advance the mission of the organization and assist donors in creating meaning in their lives through giving to the American Red Cross.

Responsibilities:
·         Implement programs and activities to identify, educate, cultivate, solicit, and steward  donors at the $1,000 level or higher with an emphasis on maximizing revenue for the American Red Cross.
·         Meet or exceed minimum annual fundraising targets ($300,000 for the current fiscal year) including renewable gifts and new incremental revenue, adjusting as necessary in the event of major domestic disasters
·         Works collaboratively with other departments and partners with development staff at the National Office to create customized solicitation strategies matching the objectives of the organization and interests of the donor/prospect. Design and disseminate customized solicitation strategies targeting organizational objectives and donor interests in partnership with cross-departmental teams.
·         Maintain up-to-date donor records in region/chapter database following donor contact
·         Develop and execute ongoing strategies for qualifying suspects and elevating them to prospect status via small cultivation events, research, and community networking; A majority of the portfolio is expected to be sourced by the MGO
·         Carries out any additional assignments required to fulfill the Mission of the American Red Cross.
·         Works with chapter Board members and other leadership volunteers to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward appropriate donors.

Traits we believe  successful Gift Officers possess:

They have a thirst to learn more about people, places, and things.

They have the confidence and skill to artfully ask prospective donors to make a financial contribution.

They have the ability to change speaking styles and behaviors depending on their donor’s audience.

They have the ability to recognize and communicate relevant information in a comprehensive fashion.

They have a strong knowledge of office systems: MS-Office preferred and fundraising database systems (e.g., Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce.com).

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at:
http://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=57914
 
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
To ApplyIf this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at: http://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=57914
Physical AddressAmerican Red Cross
Houston, TX 77098
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Case Manager – Gabriel Project Life Center (Bryan)

Catholic Charities of Central Texas
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Start DateWednesday, August 19, 2015
Job Description

Ministerial 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 Case Manager will provide case management and referral services to individuals and families in order to assist families give their children a healthy start at life. The position is formally supervised by the Program Manager- Gabriel Project Life Center and has some latitude for the use of independent judgment and initiative.

Essential Duties:
• Conduct screening and assessment of needs for individuals and families seeking services to provide their children with a healthy start at life including mentoring, education, case management, resource development and referrals.
• Complete all necessary documentation to ensure compliance with funding requirements, license requirements, best practice standards, and agency quality assurance standards.
• Develop and maintain a strong knowledge base of Catholic Charities programming and community resources.
• Assist the Program Manager to identify and implement actions to improve effectiveness as necessary.
• Prepare and submit all required reports and paper work in a timely and accurate manner.
• Participate in appropriate community collaborations by cultivating positive relationships with relevant funding and monitoring entities, faith based organizations, social service providers, and other community partners.
• Provide comprehensive case management by assist clients in implementing long-range plans by exploring all available options, identifying the client's own resources and available community and government resources, making appropriate referrals, and assisting in linking client with available resources – serving as facilitator and advocate when necessary.
• Maintain confidential client files, statistical records, phone logs and case notes.
• Participate as an active team member of Catholic Charities.
• Maintain a work schedule that maximizes availability to staff and customers..

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Skill in analytical research.
• Skill in cultural sensitivity and awareness.
• Ability to develop, manage, and work within the parameters of a program budget.
• Ability to work independently and with a minimum of supervision.
• 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 maintain confidentiality at all times.
• 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 follow instructions furnished in verbal or written format.
• Ability to create and foster an environment consistent with agency culture, mission, vision, and values.
• Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with all segments of the community (parishes, priests, religious, laity, Catholic ministries, civic leaders and community agencies.
• Ability to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers and work effectively with others.
• Ability to travel throughout a 25 county service region as necessary

Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Trainings:
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited American university or equivalent in a foreign country in social work or related field.
Experience:
• One (1) year of full time or two (2) years of part time similar work or volunteer experience in the field of social services.
Language:
• Bilingual English and Spanish (proficient in conversation) 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/264664-48167.html
Application Due DateFriday, September 18, 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/264664-48167.html
Physical AddressBryan, TX 77801
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Major Gift Officer

American Red Cross
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Job DescriptionPRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE:   The Major Gift Officer will identify, engage, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective donors, in expanding their financial support of the work of the American Red Cross.  He/she will be responsible for meeting an annual revenue target by working with an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects to advance the mission of the organization and assist donors in creating meaning in their lives through giving to the American Red Cross.

Responsibilities:
·         Implement programs and activities to identify, educate, cultivate, solicit, and steward  donors at the $1,000 level or higher with an emphasis on maximizing revenue for the American Red Cross.
·         Meet or exceed minimum annual fundraising targets ($300,000 for the current fiscal year) including renewable gifts and new incremental revenue, adjusting as necessary in the event of major domestic disasters
·         Works collaboratively with other departments and partners with development staff at the National Office to create customized solicitation strategies matching the objectives of the organization and interests of the donor/prospect. Design and disseminate customized solicitation strategies targeting organizational objectives and donor interests in partnership with cross-departmental teams.
·         Maintain up-to-date donor records in region/chapter database following donor contact
·         Develop and execute ongoing strategies for qualifying suspects and elevating them to prospect status via small cultivation events, research, and community networking; A majority of the portfolio is expected to be sourced by the MGO
·         Carries out any additional assignments required to fulfill the Mission of the American Red Cross.
·         Works with chapter Board members and other leadership volunteers to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward appropriate donors.

Traits we believe  successful Gift Officers possess:
They have a thirst to learn more about people, places, and things.
They have the confidence and skill to artfully ask prospective donors to make a financial contribution.
They have the ability to change speaking styles and behaviors depending on their donor’s audience.
They have the ability to recognize and communicate relevant information in a comprehensive fashion.
They have a strong knowledge of office systems: MS-Office preferred and fundraising database systems (e.g., Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce.com).

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at:
http://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=57436
 
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
To ApplyIf this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at: http://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=57436
Physical AddressAmerican Red Cros
Kansas City , MO 64111
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Receptionist

Catholic Charities of Central Texas
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Job Description

Ministerial 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 Receptionist is responsible to provide a compassionate customer service to clients, staff and the community by attending to visitors and dealing with inquiries on the phone and face to face from the public. The position is supervised by the Facilities Specialist, and operates with some latitude for the use of independent judgment and initiative.

Essential Duties:
• Provide, in a pleasant and professional manner, a cordial welcome to all visitors and callers to Catholic Charities.
• Create a welcoming, open, and helpful atmosphere for internal and external customers. 
• Respond to incoming calls for Catholic Charities offices, directing callers and/or providing information. Take accurate messages and route them to staff in a timely manner.
• Deal with queries from public and customers and maintain appointment diary of guests.
• Sort out and hand over important packages, or deliveries to appropriate departments within the agency.
• Provide clerical and administrative support to the Business Operations department. 
• Ensure cleanliness and orderliness in the reception area.
• Report any security related matters to the Facilities Specialist.
• Participate as an active team member of Catholic Charities.
• Maintain a work schedule and full time attendance according to establish Catholic Charities' business hours.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
• 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 maintain confidentiality at all times.
• 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 follow instructions furnished in verbal or written format.
• Ability to create and foster an environment consistent with agency culture, mission, vision, and values.
• Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with all segments of the community (parishes, priests, religious, laity, Catholic ministries, civic leaders and community agencies. 
• Ability to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers and work effectively with others.
• Ability to travel throughout a 25 county service region as necessary.
• Ability to proficiently communicate in English and Spanish (conversing, writing, and reading).

Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Trainings:
• High School Diploma or GED acceptable to Texas Education Agency.
Experience:
• Two (2) years of full time wage earning related work experience is required. 
Language:
• Bilingual English-Spanish (proficient in conversing).
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.

Application Due DateFriday, September 18, 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/264627-48167.html
Physical AddressBryan, TX 77801
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Workforce Curriculum Coordinator

Literacy Coalition of Central Texas
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Start DateTuesday, September 15, 2015
Job DescriptionAbout the Organization
The Literacy Coalition of Central Texas (LCCT) improves the quality and 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. The Coalition creates a more literate Central Texas by providing the resources necessary to address this hidden, under-funded network of vital literacy programs. 
 
The Literacy Coalition connects literacy organizations in our region to the funding, advocacy, professional development and service support they need to increase the availability of high quality programs. While there are 70+ organizations in Central Texas working to make individuals more literate, LCCT alone is working to coordinate, strengthen and grow our community’s literacy system so that we can reverse the increasing trend of illiteracy.
 
The Literacy Coalition of Central Texas’ programming is organized in the following four goal areas:
 
  1. Improve the quality of instruction in regional literacy programs (both internally and externally)
  2. Provide direct instructional programs to address critical gaps in services
  3. Conduct awareness and PR campaigns for the issue of literacy and LCCT and outreach to build community engagement
  4. Provide capacity building and support services for the network of literacy service providers
 About the Position
The Workforce Curriculum Coordinator position is a part-time (20 hours/week) position that is part of a newly funded program called the Central Texas Workforce Infusion Program. This program equips regional adult literacy programs with the classroom resources, training, student incentives, events and employer connections to help adult literacy students improve their work readiness and find meaningful employment.
 
The new Workforce Curriculum Coordinator ensures quality implementation of workforce literacy and job readiness curricula, teaching resources, classroom tools, and skill-building activities across a range of partner non-profit adult education programs. The Coordinator leads efforts to identify, create, implement, and evaluate appropriate classroom resources, and provides training and support to a team of AmeriCorps members, internal and external staff, and teachers who provide workforce-focused literacy instruction and employment services to adult students across a range of literacies (English as a Second Language, Adult Basic Education, GED® prep, and job readiness training). This position ensures teachers are following best practices, and is hands-on working directly with teachers and relevant staff during initial student intake through program exit. Students in this Initiative will work toward earning workforce credentials by completing a set of pre-determined activities, and the Coordinator will work with programs and teachers to support students’ credential completion. Key stakeholders in this Initiative that the Coordinator supports and interfaces with include: AmeriCorps members, teachers, Literacy Coalition staff, partner provider agencies, employers, and outside vendors.

Reporting Relationship
Reports directly to Director of Literacy Support Services
 
Qualifications
Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, non-profit management, or related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in adult education with at least 3 years of experience teaching adults.
  • At least 2 years of experience working with nonprofits.
  • Experience training teachers, developing curriculum and classroom materials, and evaluating program effectiveness.
 Preferred:
  • Master’s degree in education or related field.
  • Experience with AmeriCorps national service programs.
  • Experience working in multi-agency community collaborations involving diverse stakeholders.
  • Experience teaching adults workforce and employability skills.
 Duties
  • Research and identify appropriate classroom curricula, resources, tools, and skill-building activities across a variety of literacies (ESL, ABE, GED®, and job readiness).
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of curricula, resources, tools, and activities, and adjust implementation as necessary.
  • Develop trainings and professional development for AmeriCorps members, Program staff, and partner provider agencies related to the implementation and ongoing support of quality workforce-focused literacy instruction.
  • Work collaboratively with Program staff, teachers, AmeriCorps members, and employers to build new, customized job-readiness curricula.
  • Maintain, nurture, and exemplify positive communication and relationship building among key stakeholders including AmeriCorps members, internal team members, partner provider agencies, outside vendors, and employers.
  • Work with key stakeholders to ensure effective implementation of a new Individualized Learning Plan used community-wide with adult literacy students.
  • Oversee students’ eligibility for earning workforce credentials, and monitor progress toward and completion of credentials.
  • Work with the Director of Literacy Support Services and relevant internal team members to assist in planning, development, and implementation of this Program to continually improve program quality, innovation and accountability and ensure proactive communication.
  • Plan for and managing project timelines and reporting on program progress.
  • Responsible for other duties as assigned.
Required Skills
  • Experience in adult education/literacy, such as adult literacy, ESL, or GED.
  • Knowledge of adult learning theory and demonstrated experience applying theory to ensure quality program implementation.
  • Superb interpersonal skills with a collaborative approach to working with a wide range of people both inside and outside the organization.
  • Experience working with community groups or nonprofits to implement collaborative change processes.
  • Demonstrated success managing multiple projects simultaneously, with the ability to prioritize and complete tasks in an efficient manner and manage a complex schedule.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Central Texas literacy community, organizations, and leaders.
  • Experience leading meetings, and designing and facilitating trainings, workshops, and professional development.
  • High level of organization to ensure that all program documentation is in place and partner programs are effective and supported.
  • Self-starter who initiates and pursues objectives in an organized and efficient manner with a curious and open mind, and who has a proven ability to work independently.
  • Comfortable with technology including Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with content and learner management systems and facilitating online webinars.
Hours
Part-time employee at 20 hours per week with potential to expand position to full-time. Flexible schedule. Must have daytime availability Monday through Friday. Some weekday evenings Monday through Thursday required.
 
Compensation
$19,000 - $21,250 starting annual salary, depending on experience. Professional, innovative and fast-paced work environment, yet family-friendly and flexible.
 
Application Due DateFriday, August 28, 2015
To ApplyTo be considered for this position, please send a cover letter and résumé no later than Friday, August 28 at 5pm to: Justin DeBrosse, Literacy Forward Program Manager jdebrosse@willread.org Inquiries submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.
Physical Address835 N. Pleasant Valley Road
Austin, TX 78702
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AmeriCorps College Completion Coach

College Forward
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Start DateMonday, August 24, 2015
Job DescriptionCollege Forward seeks full-time AmeriCorps*Texas members to serve as College Completion Coaches at our Austin and Houston, Texas sites from August 3, 2015 – July 1, 2016 (or with an immediate start date if after 8/3/2015) who possess a sincere interest in empowering youth and a passion for higher education. Applicants should possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and research skills to assist College Forward with providing college completion services to more than 3,000 collegians and  improve and build the sustainability and success rate of the program in order to serve a rapidly increasing number of college students and graduates.
 
Members must serve a minimum of 1,700 hours of service (an average of 40-45 hrs/wk) and complete their full contractual term of 11 months in order to qualify for the Eli Segal Education Award.
 
NOTE: Mandatory AmeriCorps trainings will be held at the beginning of service.  This position will have access to vulnerable populations. 
 
In the event of a local, state or federal disaster declaration, AmeriCorps members may occasionally need to deploy to an affected area (in-state or out-of-state) to participate in response or recovery operations for up to 60 days.  During this time, service hours spent in response to that event may be counted towards the total required member hours of a given members.  Any given member will be given no more than 120 days on disaster related activities in a given member year without the prior consent on the OneStar Foundation unless otherwise specified in the program’s approved grant and program design (in the case of programs with a Disaster area focus.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  1. Contact one’s assigned collegians once per month by phone, email, online messaging, and possible personal meeting to address specific needs and troubleshoot problems that may arise
 
  1. Work on college campuses as applicable to provide students direct college transition counseling and support in areas including, but not limited to: freshman orientation, course registration, financial aid/FAFSA issues, college transfers, career development, and other miscellaneous issues. Conduct research, provide referrals, arrange meetings, and accompany students to appointments as necessary
 
  1. Provide extended support and create personalized action plans for students in “red flag” situations, including loss of financial aid, family crises, drop-outs, stop-outs, deferrals, MIA students, and students enrolled in two-year colleges
 
  1. Utilize national college enrollment databases and request school transcripts to confirm college enrollment; track, document and report collegian progress toward college graduation
 
  1. Coordinate campus gatherings and student mentor programs for students attending select campuses throughout Texas, and periodically make in-person campus visits.
 
  1. Orient College Forward’s high school students to the College Completion program and its services by assisting the High School Program team in preparing and administering college completion and transition curriculum to graduating high school seniors; ensure that students successfully enroll in completion services
 
  1. Organize and maintain up-to-date student information on student progress including milestones and deliverables in databases and physical files; monitor completion program statistics; produce reports as needed
 
  1. Submit weekly timesheets, periodic reports (i.e. monthly reports, self-evaluations, and supervisor evaluations), and other service-related documentation as required
 
  1. Attend required programmatic and community service events
 
ANCILLARY FUNCTIONS:
 
  1. Provide recognition and leadership opportunities to collegians as appropriate, including giving internal/external awards, writing recommendation letters, and composing recognition articles for newsletter and press releases
 
  1. Evaluate college completion efforts quantitatively and qualitatively for future program improvement by conducting research on best practices in college completion initiatives and gathering qualitative collegian feedback (via collegian surveys, retreats, events and/or meetings)
 
  1. Maintain excellent working relationships with supervisors, fellow AmeriCorps members, school district and college personnel, students and families, volunteers, donors, and the greater community
 
  1. Update and monitor College Forward’s online social networking sites; respond frequently
 
  1. Assist and attend events and programs and assist non-program students on campuses as requested by the college administration
 
  1. Serve on project teams on the following subjects, including but not limited to:  AmeriCorps member recruitment, mentor program, students who are undocumented, program monitoring and evaluation, community college students, students who are parents services, and community service activities
 
 
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
 
College Forward is a dynamic, progressive and youth-focused working environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Responsibilities may frequently require an adjusted work schedule and/or evening/weekend hours in order to meet deadlines or satisfy program requirements.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
To perform this position 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. College Completion Coaches must also submit to and pass a comprehensive criminal background check before a final placement offer can be made, and annually thereafter.
 
  • EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: This position requires at least a baccalaureate degree from an accredited, academically-recognized four-year college or university, and a minimum of one year related experience.
 
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this position, the member is regularly required to communicate with and present information to others and access information using a computer for several hours at a time. Members must have mobility throughout the office and must frequently drive or ride up to 30 miles to high school campuses and other service locations to monitor service delivery. Members may infrequently be required to drive or ride distances of up to 250 miles, with occasional air travel necessary.  
 
  • EMOTIONAL DEMANDS: The member must be emotionally mature and be able to handle difficult and complex team member and student situations. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to solve practical problems and deal with frequently changing variables. The member must demonstrate strong interpersonal and coaching skills.
 
  • INTELLECTUAL DEMANDS: Excellent writing and communication skills are essential; English/Spanish bilingualism is strongly preferred. Candidates must be able to read, analyze, and interpret general educational and business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and governmental regulations. They must exhibit an ability to professionally write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 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. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to understand and apply standard, high school-level mathematical concepts for the purpose of compiling program statistics.
 
 
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.
 
 
 

* Position placement and enrollment is contingent upon final notification of funding by the Corporation for National and Community Service.
 
 
To ApplySubmit an AmeriCorps application via https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=58555&fromSearch=true Contact stompkins@collegeforward.org if you need assistance.
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AmeriCorps College Access Coach

College Forward
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Start DateMonday, August 24, 2015
Job DescriptionCollege Forward seeks AmeriCorps*Texas members to serve as College Coaches at our Austin and Houston, Texas sites from August 3, 2015 – July 1, 2016 (or with an immediate start date if after 8/3/2015). The applicant must possess a sincere interest in empowering youth and a passion for higher education. Applicants should also possess the ability to carefully and strategically plan individual work goals in order to meet organizational objectives in a timely manner; ability to closely monitor progress towards these goals and take appropriate remedial action when necessary. Successful applicants are leaders with strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
 
Members must serve a minimum of 1700 hours of service (an average of 40 hours/week) and complete their full contractual term of 11 months in order to qualify for the Eli Segal AmeriCorps Education Award.
 
NOTE: Mandatory AmeriCorps training for this position will start on at the beginning of service.  This position will have access to vulnerable populations.
 
In the event of a local, state or federal disaster declaration, AmeriCorps members may occasionally need to deploy to an affected area (in-state or out-of-state) to participate in response or recovery operations for up to 60 days.  During this time, service hours spent in response to that event may be counted towards the total required member hours of a given members.  Any given member will be given no more than 120 days on disaster related activities in a given member year without the prior consent on the OneStar Foundation unless otherwise specified in the program’s approved grant and program design (in the case of programs with a Disaster area focus.
 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  1. Teach after-school, college preparatory classes for 40-50 economically disadvantaged and/or first-generation high school students at local high school campus(es)
 
  1. Ensure that students consistently receive the highest quality of services, that client needs are met, and that each student makes satisfactory progress toward program goals
 
  1. Gain and maintain knowledge of all students’ interests, needs and backgrounds
 
  1. Perform follow-up parent/student phone calls and/or home visits as required
 
  1. Collect, organize, and maintain student and program documents
 
  1. Plan and organize student recruitment process for any schools partnered with College Forward
 
  1. Update the database and spreadsheet files on a weekly basis; maintain student records and statistics
 
  1. Provide mid-year and end of year-end progress reports for 40-50 students
 
  1. Conduct research and understand higher education norms and trend for the state of Texas as necessary pertaining to students’ college and financial aid needs and interests
 
  1. Grade and provide feedback on classroom assignments, including ACT/SAT diagnostic tests
 
  1. Chaperone students on events such as college visits and the Summer Tour of Colleges
 
  1. Coordinate with the College Completion Team to provide college transition services to graduating high school seniors
 
  1. Submit weekly timesheets, periodic reports (i.e. monthly reports, self-evaluations, and supervisor evaluations), and other service-related documentation as required
 
  1. Attend required programmatic and community service events
 
 
 
 
ANCILLARY FUNCTIONS:
 
  1. Serve on project teams on the following subjects, including but not limited to: program events, student communications, financial aid and literacy, AmeriCorps member recruitment, parent services, curriculum revision, and community service activities
 
  1. Adhere to program and organizational calendars for on-time task assignment and completion
 
  1. Coordinate with the supervisor to order, maintain, and inventory program supplies.
 
  1. Maintain excellent working relationships with supervisors, fellow AmeriCorps members, school district and college personnel, students and families, volunteers, donors, and the greater community
 
 
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
 
College Forward is a dynamic, progressive and youth-focused working environment. The noise level in the work environment can be moderate to loud. Responsibilities may frequently require an adjusted work schedule and/or evening/weekend hours in order to meet deadlines or satisfy program requirements.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
To perform this position 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. College Coaches must also submit to and pass a comprehensive criminal background check before a final placement offer can be made, and annually thereafter.
 
  • EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: This position requires at least a baccalaureate degree from an accredited, academically-recognized four-year college or university, and a minimum of one year related experience.
 
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this position, the member is regularly required to communicate with and present information to others and access information using a computer for several hours at a time. Members must have mobility throughout the office and must frequently drive or ride up to 30 miles to high school campuses and other service locations to monitor service delivery. Members may infrequently be required to drive or ride distances of up to 250 miles, with occasional air travel necessary.  
 
  • EMOTIONAL DEMANDS: The member must be emotionally mature and be able to handle difficult and complex team member and student situations. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to solve practical problems and deal with frequently changing variables. The member must demonstrate strong interpersonal and coaching skills.
 
  • INTELLECTUAL DEMANDS: Excellent writing and communication skills are essential; English/Spanish bilingualism is strongly preferred. Candidates must be able to read, analyze, and interpret general educational and business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and governmental regulations. They must exhibit an ability to professionally write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 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. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to understand and apply standard, high school-level mathematical concepts for the purposes of administering the program’s ACT and SAT test-preparation component and compiling program statistics.
 
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.
 
 
 

* Position placement and enrollment is contingent upon final notification of funding by the Corporation for National and Community Service. 
 
To ApplySubmit an AmeriCorps application via https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=58554&fromSearch=true Contact stompkins@collegeforward.org if you need assistance.
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AmeriCorps College Coach - Rural Success Partnerships

College Forward
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Start DateMonday, August 24, 2015
Job DescriptionCollege Forward seeks full-time AmeriCorps*Texas members to serve as College Coaches from August 3, 2015 – July 1, 2016 (or with an immediate start date if after 8/3/2015) who possess a sincere interest in empowering youth and a passion for higher education. Applicants should possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and research skills to assist College Forward with providing college completion services to more than 3,000 collegians and  improve and build the sustainability and success rate of the program in order to serve a rapidly increasing number of college students and graduates.
 
NOTE: Mandatory AmeriCorps trainings will be held at the beginning of service.  This position will have access to vulnerable populations.
 
 Members must serve a minimum of 1,700 hours of service (an average of 40-45 hrs/wk) and complete their full contractual term of 11 months in order to qualify for the Eli Segal Education Award.
 
In the event of a local, state or federal disaster declaration, AmeriCorps members may occasionally need to deploy to an affected area (in-state or out-of-state) to participate in response or recovery operations for up to 60 days.  During this time, service hours spent in response to that event may be counted towards the total required member hours of a given members.  Any given member will be given no more than 120 days on disaster related activities in a given member year without the prior consent on the OneStar Foundation unless otherwise specified in the program’s approved grant and program design (in the case of programs with a Disaster area focus).
 
 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ensure that students consistently receive the highest quality of services, that their needs are met, and that each student makes satisfactory progress toward program goals
 
  • Contact assigned collegians through in-person meetings, phone, email, and online messaging to address specific needs and troubleshoot problems that may arise
 
  • Work on college campuses to provide students direct college transition counseling and support in areas including, but not limited to: freshman orientation, course registration, financial aid/FAFSA issues, college transfers, career development, and other miscellaneous issues. Conduct research, provide referrals, arrange meetings, and accompany students to appointments as necessary
 
  • Teach after-school classes for 25-30 economically disadvantaged and/or first-generation high school students at local high school campus(es)
 
  • Work on high school campuses to provide students direct college transition counseling and support in areas including, but not limited to: freshman orientation, course registration, financial aid/FAFSA issues, college transfers, career development, and other miscellaneous issues. Conduct research, provide referrals, arrange meetings, and accompany students to appointments as necessary
 
  • Provide extended support and create personalized action plans for students in challenging situations, including loss of financial aid, family crises, drop-outs, stop-outs, deferrals, MIA students, and students enrolled in two-year colleges
 
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with supervisors, fellow AmeriCorps members, school district and college personnel, students and families, volunteers, donors, and the greater community
 
  • Plan, coordinator and attend required programmatic and community service events for students and parents
 
  • Organize and maintain up-to-date student information on student progress including milestones and deliverable in databases and physical files; monitor program statistics; produce reports as needed
 
  • Submit weekly timesheets, periodic reports (i.e. monthly reports, self-evaluations, and supervisor evaluations), and other service-related documentation as required
 
  • Other duties as needed
 
ANCILLARY FUNCTIONS:
 
  • Provide recognition and leadership opportunities to students as appropriate, including giving internal/external awards, writing recommendation letters, and composing recognition articles for newsletter and press releases
 
  • Assist in the gathering of documentation on the rural student experience and collaborating with Program Managers to build short-term and long-term solutions.
 
  • Assist and attend events and programs and assist non-program students on campuses as requested by the college administration
 
  • Adhere to program and organizational calendars for on-time task assignment and completion
 
  • Coordinate with the supervisor to order, maintain, and inventory program supplies.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
 
College Forward is a dynamic, progressive and youth-focused working environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Responsibilities may frequently require an adjusted work schedule and/or evening/weekend hours in order to meet deadlines or satisfy program requirements.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
To perform this position 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. College Completion Coaches must also submit to and pass a comprehensive criminal background check before a final placement offer can be made, and annually thereafter.
 
  • EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: This position requires at least a baccalaureate degree from an accredited, academically-recognized four-year college or university, and a minimum of one year related experience.
 
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this position, the member is regularly required to communicate with and present information to others and access information using a computer for several hours at a time. Members must have mobility throughout the office and must frequently drive or ride up to 30 miles to high school campuses and other service locations to monitor service delivery. Members may infrequently be required to drive or ride distances of up to 250 miles, with occasional air travel necessary. 
 
  • EMOTIONAL DEMANDS: The member must be emotionally mature and be able to handle difficult and complex team member and student situations. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to solve practical problems and deal with frequently changing variables. The member must demonstrate strong interpersonal and coaching skills.
 
  • INTELLECTUAL DEMANDS: Excellent writing and communication skills are essential; English/Spanish bilingualism is strongly preferred. Candidates must be able to read, analyze, and interpret general educational and business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and governmental regulations. They must exhibit an ability to professionally write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 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. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to understand and apply standard, high school-level mathematical concepts for the purpose of compiling program statistics.
 
 
Members must serve a minimum of 1,700 hours of service (an average of 40-45 hrs/wk) and complete their full contractual term of 11 months in order to qualify for the Eli Segal Education Award.
 
 
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.
 

* Position placement and enrollment is contingent upon final notification of funding by the Corporation for National and Community Service. 
 
To ApplySubmit an AmeriCorps application via https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=62209&fromSearch=true Contact stompkins@collegeforward.org if you need assistance with your application.
Physical AddressAlpine, TX
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Finance Associate

Andy Roddick Foundation
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Start DateMonday, October 12, 2015
Job DescriptionJob Title:  Finance Associate                                     FLSA Status:   Exempt
Reports to:  Director of Finance                                Date Revised:  August 12, 2015
 
Position Summary
 
The Finance Associate a key player in building, managing, and continuously improving the financial and fiscal functions of the Andy Roddick Foundation so that it can fulfill its mission of working with the community to expand opportunities for young people to learn, thrive, and succeed. The Finance Associate is responsible for supporting the Director of Finance and other staff members with financial accounting (i.e., payables, receivables, ledger maintenance, etc.) procurement, vendor relations, and budget development and monitoring.
 
Essential Functions
 
  • Support the Director of Finance with all areas of the Foundation’s finance and accounting processes; this includes managing the purchasing activities, monthly financial/accounting forecasting and reporting, client billing and accounts receivable, annual audit, investment reporting, and annual budgeting for the Foundation
  • Prepare and update weekly reports including gift and expense reports
  • Support the Director of Finance with monthly accounting closes, including reconciliation of accounts and budget variance analysis
  • Organize, verify, and provide backup to financial statements as part of the Foundation’s annual audit process
  • Assist Director of Finance with payroll processing and reporting
  • Manage accounts receivable and accounts payable, including receiving and depositing donor checks and online payments as well as paying Foundation invoices
  • Maintain office supplies inventory by anticipating needed supplies, evaluating new office products, placing and expediting orders for supplies, and verifying receipt of supplies
  • Data entry for donor database software, accounting software, and other Foundation software tools
  • Manage clerical duties at the Foundation, including sorting and delivering mail, responding to email inquiries, taking accurate and descriptive notes in meetings, etc.
  • Assist Director of Finance with implementing and enforcing financial policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Reports to the Director of Finance
 
 
Qualifications and Requirements 
  • Bachelor degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or a related discipline required
  • Highly proficient in accounting software (QuickBooks) and other financial and CRM reporting tools
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office software suite
  • Accounting, budgeting, and financial planning knowledge required
  • 2+ years of experience in a finance or accounting role preferred
  • Endowment and investment experience preferred
  • Solid financial and analytical skills with the ability to communicate across the organization and manage multiple projects/priorities
  • Experience analyzing and communicating financial performance measures
  • Strong interpersonal skills that enhance the ability to connect and build relationships with trustees, staff, grantees, vendors, and other stakeholders
 
Performance Factors
  • The ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and creatively with excellent follow through
  • Strategic thinking and financial analysis and problem solving skills
  • A passionate team player who can turn ideas into tangible, high quality deliverables
  • Driven to produce exceptional results with limited infrastructure; willing to jump in and get things done
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Has the courage and self-confidence to take on challenging assignments with optimism and a sense of humor
 
Hours of Work: This is a salaried, exempt position of 40 hours per week. General work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
Salary and Benefits: Salary $ annually, health insurance (agency pay 100% of monthly premiums) up to 20 days PTO earned in the first year and 11 paid holiday during the year.
 
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.
 
Physical Demands/Work Environment
 
Must be able to read, write, and communicate both verbally and in written form to express and exchange ideas. While performing the duties of this job, employee may work in environment with frequent unscheduled interruptions. Physical demands also include: frequent typing, writing, reaching, bending, and twisting; frequent computer use at workstation for extended periods of time.
 
 
To Apply:
Please email a cover letter demonstrating your skills and characteristics to be successful in this job and a resume to inquiry@arfoundation.org with attention to Director of Finance by September 11, 2015. Applications without cover letter will not be accepted. No calls, please.
 
Open Dates for Resume: August 17th – September 11th
 
Interviews: September 14th – September 25th
 
Start Date: Early October, 2015
 
Equal Opportunity Employer
 
Nothing contained in this job description should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.
 
Application Due DateFriday, September 11, 2015
To ApplyPlease email a cover letter demonstrating your skills and characteristics to be successful in this job and a resume to inquiry@arfoundation.org with attention to Director of Finance by September 11, 2015. Applications without cover letter will not be accepted. No calls, please.
Physical Address8509 FM 969
Building 509
Austin, TX 78724
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Cycling Instructor

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Job Description

The TownLake YMCA Branch in Austin, TX is seeking a Cycling Instructor to join our team. We are looking for applicants for the following class times:

  • Saturdays: 10:00am- 12:00pm
  • Monday through Friday: 8:00pm-9:00pm

PAY RATE: $14-$18 per hour, depending on years of experience.

GENERAL FUNCTION:
Under the direction of the Health & Wellness Director, the Cycling Instructor is responsible for teaching participants the benefits of exercise and providing a safe and healthy instructional experience for YMCA members and class participants.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 18 years of age with high school degree or equivalent
  • Reliable transportation
  • Team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude
  • Applicants must be interested in contributing to our mission of putting Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS:

  • National Cycle certification (Madd Dog, Schwin, Keiser) or YMCA Cycle certification

BENEFITS:

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

Please apply by September 18th, 2015.

Application Due DateFriday, September 18, 2015
To ApplyPlease apply online through the following link: http://austinymca.applytojob.com/apply/0x30ur/Cycling-Instructor-TownLake.html
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Bilingual Family Health Program Clinical Supervisor – No Estás Solo Program

Any Baby Can of Austin
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Job DescriptionGENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Family Health Program Supervisor is a supervisory position responsible for the daily operations and management of the Family Health Program: No Estás Solo (NES) Counseling Program. This position also includes the clinical supervision of counselor staff, training and monitoring of staff, and client management. Additionally, this position provides consultation to all agency staff regarding mental health issues for families with children.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Staff Supervision, Clinical Services, and Program Operations:
  • Select, train, supervise, and evaluate performance of program staff;
  • Direct day-to-day program operations, including: program services, administrative duties, direct care program staff needs, referrals, caseload assignment and management, waitlist management, case triage, and general troubleshooting;
  • Conduct weekly team meetings and minutes including case consultation, billing, and business meetings;
  • Provide Clinical supervision to masters level and clinical level staff including mental health theory application, short-term intervention, and crisis management;
  • Monitor program staff in order to maintain compliance with all: program policies and procedures, grants, contracts, laws, and ethical regulations;
  • Monitor all program activities and implement quality assurance reviews and procedures including the oversite of quality assurance chart reviews and regular home-visit observations of staff;
  • Evaluate program performance using quantitative and qualitative data including staff caseloads, staff productivity, progress toward program deliverables, program challenges, etc., on a regular basis and report to the Director of Family Health Programs (DFHP);
  • Participate in supervision and required agency meetings with DFHP;
  • Attend community meetings and task force groups as necessary;
  • Communicate to DFHP any necessary staff and/or financial resources needed to meet program demands;
  • Regularly review and provide updates to the DFHP on program Logic Models
  • Support the DFHP in the establishment and revision of program procedures, manuals, forms, educational materials, and other program resources as needed;
Additional Duties:
  • Provide counseling for adults, children, adolescents and/or families, or groups, in the home, the office, and/or other sites as needed, in concert with developing and maintaining good rapport with clients and families;
  • Develop a diagnosis for each client and coordinate goals, in collaboration with the clients and/or families;
  • Provide training, orientation, and complete counseling intake, assessment, treatment plans, and psychotherapy notes in a timely manner. 
  • Establish and maintain collaborative internal and external relationships to support all Family Health Programs;
  • Maintain relationships with the State and National organizations as appropriate to ensure ABC compliance with all aspects of program model and professional requirements;
  • Regularly review, through reports and spot checks, data input and appropriate use of the Any Baby Can Database;
  • Review drafts of grant proposals and other published documents, as requested;
  • Provides outreach as requested;
  • This position requires periodic availability outside normal working hours to attend and facilitate program-related events and activities;
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Clinical Licensing in Social Work or Professional Counseling (LCSW, LPC) and a minimum of 5 years post clinical licensing experience, supervisory Clinical Licensing highly preferred (LCSW-S, LPC-S).
  • A minimum of 2 years experience supervising staff.
  • Language skills in English and Spanish, both written and verbal modalities, required.
  • Excellent managerial and problem solving skills and ability to provide clinical supervision for staff required.
  • Budgetary, program implementation knowledge
  • Experience in working with low-income families and persons of diverse cultures.
  • Ability to be flexible, able to work well under pressure, and handle crisis situations.
  • Strong proficiency with computers, including MS Office suite and internal databases, plus strong ability to complete paperwork and meet program and agency deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as actively participate as a collaborative team member.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to establish rapport quickly with parents and children.
  • Must have reliable transportation, good driving record, valid Texas Driver’s License and current auto insurance.
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certificates or must obtain within one week of employment
To ApplyPlease submit cover letter and resume to jobs@anybabycan.org or fax to 512-334-4471. EOE
Physical Address6207 Sheridan Ave.
Austin, Texas 78723
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Senior Program Director

Any Baby Can of Austin
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Job DescriptionGENERAL DESCRIPTION:  The Senior Program Director works as a member of the Program team and leads the team to ensure that needs for program management, development and technical support are met, as well as direct supervision of the Directors. This position will be point of contact for community collaborations.
 
 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Provide high level technical support, including day to day management and long term strategic planning to Program Directors
  • Monitor work plans to ensure effective and efficient implementation of project/program activities
  • Serve as a primary point –of contact between community Collaborations and Any Baby Can
  • Build and maintain strong relationship with partner agencies/Program Directors and Program staff
  • Works collaboratively with Any Baby Can Executive Team
  • Monitor program and project activities and implement quality assurance procedures as needed
  • In collaboration with Program Directors monitor community needs in order to make recommendations and design strategies for program revisions to improve service delivery and quality
  • Working closely with Contracts Manager to coordinate preparation and submission of contract renewal and reports in timely manner.
  • In collaboration with Program Directors develop and/or maintain robust logic models for Programs to support contract and grant writing activities
  • Provide input and review of grant proposals including deliverables, narrative and budgets
  • Attends meetings in the community on behalf of Any Baby Can as assigned by the Chief Program Officer
  • Coordinate with HR training opportunities for staff
  • Establish and maintain excellent communication/relationships with partner agencies
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, education, public health, or related field, plus a minimum of 7 years professional work experience and a minimum of 5 years of managerial/supervisory experience. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Program and project management experience preferred plus a strong ability to draft professional documents and meet program and agency deadlines
  • Experience working with families of different cultures and socio-economic levels; home visitation experience, a plus.
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills and ability to lead diverse staff.
  • Ability to be flexible, able to work well under pressure, work on multiple projects concurrently and handle crisis situations.
  • Superior time management skills.
  • Must have good driving record, valid Texas driver’s license, and current auto insurance.
  • Strong proficiency with computers, including MS Office suite and internal database
 
 
To ApplyPlease submit cover letter and resume to jobs@anybabycan.org or fax to 512-334-4471. EOE
Physical Address6207 Sheridan Avenue
Austin, Texas 78723
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Veteran Specialist

Caritas of Austin
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Job DescriptionAbout Caritas of Austin
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. 
Caritas of Austin provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
 
Position Summary
A full-time position providing eligibility screening and case management services to very low income veterans/veteran families in the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. The Veteran Specialist will identify and engage with current and previously homeless individuals and families to assist them in obtaining and retaining permanent affordable housing. The position is responsible for maintaining timely and accurate financial assistance records, case notes and evaluation and reporting requirements. Position reports to the SSVF Program Manager.
 
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field required
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Social work license preferred
  • 1-2 yrs. professional direct services in social services with case management experience required
  • Experience working with veterans/veteran families or homeless populations preferred
 
Computer Skills
Experience working with various software programs: word processing, spreadsheets and databases.
Application Due DateFriday, September 4, 2015
To Apply Please email cover letter and resume by Friday, 9/4/2015 to: ssvfjobs@caritasofaustin.org No phone calls please.
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78701
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Program Manager-Counseling Program

Catholic Charities of Central Texas
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Start DateWednesday, August 19, 2015
Job Description

Ministerial 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 Program Manager is responsible for the supervision of staff and volunteers, for managing the daily operations and activities of the program(s), overseeing the budget and ensuring compliance with applicable professional and agency standards and funding requirements. The position is formally supervised by the Director of Social Services and has wide latitude for the use of independent judgment and initiative.

Essential Job Duties:
• Develop, manage, monitor and evaluate all program work plans, outputs and outcomes to ensure goals are met and work assignments are completed.
• Monitor and evaluate staff performance to ensure compliance with expectations and standards of practice.
• Provide training, supervision, mentoring, and coaching to develop program staff.
• Monitor program(s) revenues and control program(s) expenditures to ensure accountability and operation within established budget.
• Assist in the identification and development of resources (volunteer, donor, financial) necessary to ensure successful program performance, including the preparation of proposals.
• Research and analyze client population trends and emerging needs by evaluating and modifying program responses to address identified needs in conjunction with agency leadership.
• Cultivate positive relationships with relevant funding and monitoring entities, faith based organizations, social service providers, and other community partners.
• Complete and review all necessary documentation to ensure compliance with funding and licensing requirements, best practice and agency quality assurance standards.
• Develop and implement program policies and procedures to ensure effective and efficient delivery of services.
• Provide and deliver services in accordance with agency culture, mission, vision, and values and participate as an active team member of the agency.
• Use effective and appropriate supervision and management techniques to maximize employee morale and effectiveness.
• Maintain a work schedule that maximizes availability to staff and customers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Ability to build community and work as part of a team.
• Ability to develop, manage, and work within the parameters of a program budget.
• Ability to work independently and with a minimum of supervision.
• Ability work cooperatively with all components of agency services.
• Ability to travel regularly throughout the 25 county service region.
• Ability to work effectively with diverse populations, including low-income and other disadvantaged people.
• Ability to conformably work in a faith-based environment.
• Ability to operate various word processing software, spreadsheets, and database programs.
• Ability to provide excellent customer service and work effectively with staff, peers and agency leadership.
• 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.
• Skills in organizing and collaboration.
• Skill in oral and written communication, and public presentations.
• Skill in cultural sensitivity and awareness.
• Ability to proficiently communicate in English and Spanish (conversing, writing, and reading).

Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Trainings:
• Master's degree in Psychology or Counseling from an accredited American university or equivalent in a foreign country.
Experience:
• Four (4) years of full time wage earning experience in clinical counseling is required.
Language:
• Bilingual English-Spanish (proficient in conversing, reading, and writing).
Catholic Requirement:
• Must be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing.
Licenses/Certifications:
• Licensed mental health professional LPC-S or LMFT-S.
• 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/264206-48167.html    
Application Due DateThursday, September 17, 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/264206-48167.html
Physical AddressAustin
Austin, TX 73301
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Insure Central Texas Site Manager

Foundation Communities
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Start DateSaturday, October 10, 2015
Job Description
www.foundcom.org
Seasonal Position October 2015 – February 2016
Insure Central Texas Site Manager
 
Description
Foundation Communities is seeking Site Managers to oversee the operations of its health insurance enrollment centers.   Site managers provide superior customer service to community members and volunteers, offer support and guidance to volunteers for accurate enrollment, assist with enrolling customers, ensure sites are operating efficiently, and complete administrative work related to the position. 
 
Training for this position begins in mid-October.  Enrollment runs from November 1 through January 31, with a possible extension for 1-2 weeks in February.  Part-time and full-time positions are available, with options for daytime, evening, and weekend hours. Our seasonal positions pay $12 - $18 per hour based on experience and the position’s responsibilities.  
 
Job Responsibilities
Site Management
 
  • Open and/or close enrollment site
  • Be attentive to all intake and enrollment activities at the site
  • Ensure facilities are maintained according to the site host’s guidelines
  • Ensure enrollment services offered are within the federal guidelines
  • Monitor equipment at the site and promptly report if it is not functioning optimally
  • Resolve customer and volunteer conflicts in a prompt and professional manner
  • Protect confidential consumer information  
Volunteer Management
  • Provide overall support, guidance, and on-going training to volunteers at the site
  • Validate the identity and certification of all volunteers prior to working at the site
  • Welcome and conduct site orientations for new volunteers
  • Ensure that new volunteers have a meaningful shadowing experience as part of their training   
  • Effectively use experienced volunteers with expertise in tax law or insurance to enhance site operations and customer service
  • Validate the identity and certification of all volunteers prior to working at the enrollment site
  • Ensure all volunteers adhere to the privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • Maintain and deliver volunteer attendance and evaluation forms to the volunteer coordinator
  • Promptly report any concerns related to volunteers to the volunteer coordinator
 
Customer Service
  • Provide superior customer service to community members and volunteers at the site
  • Provide accurate information and education about the Affordable Care Act
  • Monitor intake and enrollment activities closely to ensure accurate enrollments and referrals
  • Review tracking sheets and confirm that the outcome for the consumer is accurate
  • Provide intake or enrollment assistance as needed or assigned
  • Maintain knowledge and expertise in eligibility, enrollment, and program specifications of the Affordable Care Act and/or other programs such as Medicaid, CHIP and MAP (training provided)
  • Promptly report any concerns or issues to the designated supervisor
 
Administrative
  • Assist with phone banking efforts and phone calls to customers
  • Collect data and complete daily reports
  • Update appointment data and oversee reminder and follow-up calls
  • Participate in Site Manager conference calls and other meetings as required
 
Qualifications
  • Management experience
  • Experience with tax preparation, health insurance, Medicaid, CHIP or MAP
  • Experience with volunteer programs (as a volunteer or coordinating volunteers)
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Ability to be flexible and work effectively and professionally in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to speak Spanish is strongly preferred but not required
 
Requirements
  • Certify as a Navigator or Certified Application Counselor as assigned (training provided)
  • Attend all of the following training sessions:
    • Saturday, October 10, 17 and 24  (approx. 9:00am to 5:00pm)
    • Sunday, October 18 and November 8  (approx. 1:30pm to 6:00pm)
 
To Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information for three references to resumes@foundcom.org.  Type “Insure Central Texas” in the subject line.  In your cover letter, please specify your availability for full-time or part-time work and any days or times you are not available.  Also, confirm your ability to participate in all of the required training sessions (listed above).  No phone calls or visits, please.
 
Deadline to Apply:  September 11, 2015
 
Foundation Communities is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation & gender identity.
 
 
Application Due DateFriday, September 11, 2015
To Apply To Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information for three references to resumes@foundcom.org. Type “Insure Central Texas” in the subject line. In your cover letter, please specify your availability for full-time or part-time work and any days or times you are not available. Also, confirm your ability to participate in all of the required training sessions (listed above). No phone calls or visits, please. Deadline to Apply: September 18, 2015
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78704
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Bilingual Health Insurance Enrollment Specialist

Foundation Communities
Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Start DateSaturday, October 10, 2015
Job Description
www.foundcom.org
Seasonal Positions October 2015 – February 2016
Bilingual Health Insurance Enrollment Specialists
 
Description
Foundation Communities is seeking Bilingual Enrollment Specialists to provide health insurance outreach, education and enrollment services in English and Spanish.   
 
Training for this position begins in October.  Enrollment runs from November 1 through January 31, with a possible extension for 1-2 weeks in February.  Part-time and full-time positions are available, with options for daytime, evening, and weekend hours. Our seasonal positions pay $12 - $18/ hour based on experience and the position’s responsibilities. 
 
Job Responsibilities
  • Provide superior customer service to community members
  • Provide information and education about the Affordable Care Act
  • Provide intake assistance and facilitate enrollment in health insurance, CHIP, Medicaid and MAP, as assigned
  • Maintain knowledge and expertise in eligibility, enrollment, and program specifications of the Health Insurance Marketplace and/or other programs such as Medicaid, CHIP and MAP (training provided)
  • Assist with outreach and community enrollment events
  • Assist with phone banking efforts and phone calls to customers
  • Protect confidential consumer information
  • Other duties as assigned
 
Qualifications
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Very comfortable conversing in Spanish on complicated topics (tax, insurance) with community members who speak no English
  • Experience with tax preparation, private health insurance, or the enrollment process for CHIP, Medicaid, MAP and other public benefits is preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated ability to provide superior customer service to a diverse population of customers
  • Ability to be flexible and work effectively and professionally in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of and ability to work and engage with under-served and under-represented populations
 
Requirements
  • Certify as a Navigator or Certified Application Counselor as assigned (training provided)
  • Attend all of the following training sessions:
    • Saturday, October 10, 17 and 24  (approx. 9:00am to 5:00pm)
    • Sunday, October 18 and November 8  (approx. 1:30pm to 6:00pm)
 

 
Foundation Communities is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation & gender identity.
 
Application Due DateFriday, September 11, 2015
To ApplyTo Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information for three references to resumes@foundcom.org. Type “Insure Central Texas” in the subject line. In your cover letter, please specify your availability for full-time or part-time work and any days or times you are not available. No phone calls or visits, please. Deadline to Apply: September 18, 2015
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78704
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