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Peer Recovery Coach Coordinator

Communities for Recovery
Posted on Monday, July 6, 2015

Start DateMonday, August 3, 2015
Job DescriptionAbout Us:
Communities for Recovery provides people with substance use and co-occurring mental health conditions the support, skills and resources to maintain long-term recovery.  This is accomplished through person centered recovery planning that incorporates peer recovery coaching, peer led support groups, housing support, job/career development, life skills development, social events, involvement of family and friends, information on community resources, and physical and mental health services.
 
Our Values are:
  • We believe that individuals seeking services, all members of our community, and our recovery staff deserve to be treated with dignity and respect at all times
  • We have a fundamental belief in the power and possibility of recovery and believe that all individuals can lead full, rich and productive lives
  • We believe that people have the right to choose their own recovery path and that there are multiple pathways to recovery and all of them are cause for celebration
  • We believe in empowering people by building on their strengths and providing holistic services that go beyond managing symptoms.  We strive to help people sustain their recovery and build or rebuild a fulfilling life
  • All staff are expected to  share in this philosophy and these values
 Job Summary:
This is a 40 hour/week grant-funded position.  The Peer Recovery Coach Coordinator plans, develops, and implements services through the peer recovery coach program including:  intakes, referrals and coaching assignments; staff supervision and training; grant compliance; community outreach;  and data management.  As a Peer Recovery Coach Coordinator, you will act, as a mentor and guide for those seeking or sustaining recovery.  You promote recovery by helping to remove barriers, build connections to the recovery community and manage supportive services.  You mentor coaches in build relationships of equality, trust and confidence in which a Peer Recovery Coach values each person’s individual beliefs and supports them in mapping out a self-directed journey towards recovery.  Regular office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., but you must be able to work evening and weekend hours as needed.

Job Responsibilities include
  • Develop, implement, manage and enhance the Peer Recovery Coach (PRC) Program.
  • Oversee the PRC work schedules and coordination of the Peer Recovery Coach Program.
  • Serve as liaison between Peer Recovery Coaches, peer coaching participants, staff, and partnering hospital/treatment centers/social service agencies
  • Manage outside agency and walk-in referrals, complete intake interview, and assign to appropriate PRC circle.
  • Ensure the accurate maintenance of all data relating to the Communities for Recovery evaluation plan and grant reporting requirements
  • Provide one-to-one supervision on a weekly basis within the first 90 days of all newly hired PRC staff and monthly or as needed thereafter.
  • Maintain weekly PRC staffing and training schedule
  • Assist with implementation of Peer Recovery Coach Institute Trainings, including:
    • Scheduling trainings
    • Room Set Up and Breakdown
    • Preparation of materials
    • Data entry
    • Providing the Department of State Health Services with required information on PRCI graduates
  • Perform Peer Recovery Coach direct services and duties as required
  • Serves as a role model who shares personal strengths and skills as well as the hope that recovery is possible for everyone
  • Educate PRC Staff on community opportunities, resources, and destinations that will provide resources and supports for coaching participants
  • Attend and participate in professional and community meetings for purposes of outreach and peer recovery educational purposes, encouraging organizational collaboration within recovery community
  • Attend conferences, seminars and meetings as assigned
  • Assist as needed in Communities for Recovery social and educational events
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned
 Application Qualifications:  Those wishing to apply must…
  • Be flexible and open to multiple, personally chosen pathways forward in recovery and living in the community (comfortable knowing that no one way forward in recovery and community living fits everyone)
  • Be strong in their belief that almost all people can move forward in life  in recovery - and have the ability to convey this perspective to others
  • Have extensive knowledge of substance use recovery and the role of a Peer Recovery Coach
  • Be able to develop and promote team centered services reflecting the values of Communities for Recovery
  • Be open to learning how to work as a team member, bringing special skills and experience to help participants in their recovery journey
  • Have excellent people skills that build rapport and put others at ease
  • Be able to communicate in a friendly, assertive and informative manner with people from a wide variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds and lifestyles
  • Have the ability to express themselves in both written and verbal communication
  • Be proficient in the use and/or have the ability to learn to use computers and program related software
  • Work independently and possess strong time management skills
  • Understand and ensure the ethical practices of a Peer Recovery Coach
  • Be familiar with the communities where coaching participants will want to make connections
  • Be in touch with their own interests, life goals, and sources of well-being - and a strong desire to learn to help others and model self-care and personal recovery
  • Must be willing to work evening and weekend hours as needed.
 Job Supports and Training
  • Receives direct supervision from the Program
  • Training specific to Peer Recovery Coaching services and staff supervision
  • Bi-weekly session with person with lived experience
Experience
Required
  • One year of Peer Recovery Coaching or equivalent experience.
  • Two years of sobriety and background check free of arrests/convictions related to assault and/or endangering the safety of others (arrests/convictions older than two years will be considered on an individual basis)
  • Successful completion of the 46 hours of the Peer Recovery Coach Institute including 16 hours of Ethics (Communities for Recovery will arrange for you to complete training if needed)
Preferred
  • Completed Peer Specialist Certification
License or Certificate
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Texas driver’s license
Application Due DateTuesday, July 14, 2015
To ApplySubmit resume and cover letter to darrin.acker@cforr.org. No phone calls please.
Physical Address4110 Guadalupe
Austin, TX 78751
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Digital Marketing Specialist

Better Business Bureau
Posted on Monday, July 6, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 20, 2015
Job Description
POSITION OVERVIEW:
                                                                                                       
The Digital Marketing Specialist will help shape Better Business Bureau’s online presence. The ideal candidate will be a driver and have a combination of creative and analytical mindset, proven ability to plan and execute highly effective online and digital marketing programs with an active interest on how to apply online technologies to promote BBB and produce results in B2B and B2C environments.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following and other duties as assigned.
  1. General Duties:
  2. Assist with changes made to website and assure all content is accurate and up-to-date.
  3. Assist Accredited Business owners with implementation and maintenance of BBB digital products
  4. Provide reputation management by actively monitoring BBB web and social media sites.
  5. Reach out and respond to BBB related conversations happening online.
  6. Assist with all email promotions and report marketing results in an ROI format.
    1. Track and report all website, SEO and social media statistics. Monitor statistics reporting via Google Analytics. Propose marketing tactics to achieve higher open rates and better conversion results.
    2. Partner with Media/PR team on webinar strategy and implementation.
    3. Provide support for departments with webpage creation for programs, events and new content
    4. Maintain strong relations with CMS developers and keep up to date on website changes while communicating input to end user as appropriate.
 
2.Other Duties:
  1. Perform tasks as requested by BBB management team.
  2. Keep up to date with BBB brand personalities and applicable style guides.
  3. Monitor online marketing industry trends and make recommendations on how to implement new technologies and strategies.
  4. Maintain Timelines
  5. Attend staff meetings as needed
  6. Attend BBB staff related events as needed
  7. Provide creative/ tech support for new marketing initiatives
 
QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

·         Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
·         Highly proficient in office productivity suites (MS Office, Google Docs, Open Office)
·         Highly proficient in Apple applications (Pages, Numbers, Keynote)
·         Experience managing social media tactics on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Linkedin, etc.
·         Experience with online and digital marketing campaign tactics
·         Strong understanding of technology, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
·         Knowledge of search engine technologies
·         Strong analytics and reporting skills; experience with Google Analytics or similar program(s)
·         Excellent spelling, grammar, and written communication skills with a high level of attention to detail in composing, typing, and proofreading materials
·         Excellent communication skills, both verbally (in person and via phone) and in writing.
·         High level of interpersonal skills and ability to handle sensitive information and documents with confidentiality
·         Knowledge of office administrative procedures and ability to operate most standard office equipment
·         Experience with Content Management System Administration
 
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS NECESSARY:
·         Bachelor’s Degree preferred
·         Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
 
PREFERRED:
·         Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business or related field
·         At least 2 years experience managing online and digital marketing campaigns and social media tactics
·         Content writing skills preferred
·         Experience working in B2B and B2C internet environments
·         Email marketing experience preferred
 
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
BBB’s work environment is that of a typical office, and the characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may expect to encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. This section is not an all-encompassing, but rather what one might come to expect on a regular basis.
 
With reasonable accommodation, this position requires the manual dexterity to sufficiently operate phones, computers, and other office equipment. This person must be able to clearly and accurately communicate to convey information using the English language, both verbally and in writing. The ability to hear and comprehend dialogue spoken at appropriate “dinner-table conversation” levels, and visual acuity capable of drafting, editing, reviewing, and/or comprehending materials drafted in a standard typeface size 10 font or above, are required. Must be capable of sitting and standing for extended periods of time, as well as be able to intermittently push, pull, or lift 20+lbs. of force. 
 
Occasional exposure to adverse working conditions, including the performance of work in cramped and/or awkward positions, and exposure to safety hazards, loud noise, traffic, and inclement weather conditions is possible.
 
ACCOUNTABILITIES: (Success Factors)
·         Satisfactory attendance, promptness, time management, and attention to detail.
·         Willingness to go the extra mile
·         Delivery of world-class customer service, both internally and externally
·         Participation as a team player
·         Contributions to the vision, mission, and goals of BBB
·         Developing ways to save time or money in the execution of the mission
·         Respect and honor all people, positions, and BBB processes.
·         Willingness to adhere to BBB Standards of Trust and Core Values.
  • Take initiative to solve problems independently – if and when problems need to be escalated, prepare options for solution.
  • Follow up and provide closure to all requests.
·         Communicate – Communicate – Communicate!
 
Application Due DateTuesday, July 14, 2015
To ApplyPlease visit http://www.bbb.org/central-texas/get-to-know-us/employment/apply-online/ Select "Digital Marketing Specialist"
Physical Address1005 La Posada Drive
Austin, TX 78752
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Trust Assistant Manager

The Arc of Texas
Posted on Monday, July 6, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 6, 2015
Job DescriptionSpecial Needs Trust Assistant Manager: Seeking qualified candidates for position performing day‐to day operations of managing a special needs trust for a non‐profit organization serving people with disabilities. The candidate will be responsible for assisting in the overall management of the trust; liaison with bank trustee, attorneys, judges, and estate planners; and support to persons with disabilities and their families.
 
Master Pooled Trust Assistant Manager is primarily responsible for overseeing the coordination of procedures for prompt and effective disbursement of Trust funds to benefit Trust beneficiaries, managing records, and communicating with the Trustee regarding administrative and accounting matters.
 
Additional responsibilities include public presentations to diverse audiences, materials development, and supervision of subordinate staff. Travel may be required.
 
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree; excellent customer service and organizational skills; Microsoft Office expertise, including Word, Excel, and Access. 
 
Preferred: Master’s or Juris Doctor Degrees; special needs trust, financial, case management and/or human services background a plus. Email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to hgreer@thearcoftexas.org">style="font-size:12.0pt;">hgreer@thearcoftexas.org  
 
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
 
Benefits: Employer paid benefits: Health, Dental Life & LTD, as well as 403b after 1 year of service. Sick & Vacation leave after 30 days.
 
Application Due DateFriday, July 10, 2015
To ApplyEmail resume, cover letter and salary requirements to hgreer@thearcoftexas.org
Physical Address8001 Centre Park Drive, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78754
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Care Coordinator

Communities In Schools of Central Texas
Posted on Monday, July 6, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 20, 2015
Job DescriptionA Care Coordinator facilitates the wraparound process for youth and families by coordinating and managing family-driven care necessary to meet the complex needs of youth experiencing behavioral and mental health difficulties.
 
Requirements: A Master's degree in social work, counseling/guidance, or related field OR Bachelor’s degree in related field with at least two years of experience working directly with youth and/or families.
 
A Care Coordinator must possess an understanding of child and adolescent development with knowledge of family systems theory and application, cognitive-behavioral therapy theory and application, and/or social skills assessment and intervention.  Basic working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook and database management skills adequate to enter and retrieve data is required. Must have a demonstrated ability to work independently, self-directed, and with good judgment. Must also have the ability to balance multiple, diverse and conflicting priorities and the ability to create effective relationships with individuals of different cultural beliefs and lifestyles. 
 
English-Spanish bilingual ability is required for this position. Care
 
Responsibilities include:
 
Client ServicesIncluding conducting a needs assessment and designing a Plan of Care for each family on assigned caseload; authorizing and connecting families to appropriate service providers and community resources; requesting and managing funds from appropriate sources to address specific client’s needs as stated in the Plan of Care; conducting home visits; providing ongoing supportive guidance and motivation to youth/families; monitoring the psychological and emotional wellbeing of youth/families; conducting school visits and monitoring students’ attendance, behavior, and grades; and creating a crisis plan and providing crisis management for youth and families as needed.

CollaborationIncluding developing and maintaining positive and productive relationships with stakeholders and community service providers to meet the needs of the youth/families on assigned caseload; engaging and authorizing community partners to meet the needs as stated in the Plan of Care; regularly exchanging student information and problem-solving with the CIS Program Manager, teachers, counselors, administrators, and other school-based personnel to support the student’s progress; participating in school-based Child Study Teams.  

Team ManagementIncluding managing interdisciplinary teams assembled to support each family’s Plan of Care; facilitating regular meetings and communication among interdisciplinary team members; monitoring the quality of services being provided to youth/families on assigned caseload; and monitoring and amending the monthly team budget as necessary to meet the goals of the families.   

Data Management. Including creating and maintaining paper case files for each family on assigned caseload in accordance with established timeframes and contractual requirements; creating and maintaining electronic files in the TCM database for each family on assigned caseload in accordance with established timeframes and contractual requirements; entering and updating, as necessary, case activity, progress notes, Plan of Care, financial, educational, juvenile justice, and court (CPS) screens in TCM database; and monitoring monthly service provider notes.
To ApplyPlease visit www.ciscentraltexas.org and click on "Get Involved" to learn more about the Care Coordinator position and other opportunities as a Communities In Schools of Central Texas team member. Online applications only, please.
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Program Manager

Communities In Schools of Central Texas
Posted on Monday, July 6, 2015

Start DateMonday, August 10, 2015
Job DescriptionThe Program Manager is a key position at CIS and is responsible for planning, implementing, managing and facilitating CIS activities and programs on public school campuses in the Austin/Central Texas area.  As the site-based leader of CIS programs, the Program Manager regularly interfaces with school administrators and personnel, and is responsible for integrating CIS programming with school activities.
 
 
Requirements: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in social work or related field; MSW preferred. Fluency in English and Spanish is highly desirable for this position. Qualified candidates will have experience working with appropriate aged children and high risk populations, supervision, coordination of agencies in a collaborative setting, project administration and have the ability to work within a team. The Program Manager must have reliable transportation.

 
Responsibilities include: 

 
Program Administration. Duties includes conducting needs assessments and designing the program accordingly, identifying appropriate resources, maintaining positive relationships with campus personnel, marketing the program to appropriate target groups, establishing student referral processes, implementing systems for effective data management, evaluating program effectiveness and implementing efficient administrative systems in the campus office.


Campus Team Management. Duties include coordinating the hiring of team members, providing orientation and training, establishing goals and expectations for the team and individual members, developing professional development plans with team members, providing ongoing supervision and support to individual team members, conducting new staff reviews and annual evaluations, communicating relevant information including agency and school policies/procedures/practices to the team and promoting and maintaining agency culture/standards/systems. 


Direct Service. Duties include providing individual counseling to students, facilitating groups, conducting crisis management as needed, conducting outreach to parents and developing parental involvement, performing case management and participating in the CIS team approach to service delivery.
 
Campus and Community Relationships. Duties include representing CIS at school and community meetings and events, making presentations where appropriate, organizing and coordinating school and community events, advocating for the program, hosting “open houses” or other events for campus personnel/teachers/parents, and communicating information and activities using appropriate avenues.
Application Due DateFriday, July 17, 2015
To ApplyPlease visit www.ciscentraltexas.org and click on "Get Involved" to learn more about the Program Manager position and other opportunities as a Communities In Schools of Central Texas team member. Online applications only, please.
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Graphic Designer

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Monday, July 6, 2015

Job Description

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE BY 5PM CST ON FRIDAY, JULY 24TH.

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the Marketing & Communications Director, the Graphic Designer will be responsible for the creation of all graphic design including but not limited to, newsletters, fundraising collateral, brochures, flyers, monthly print advertising, event collateral, and digital remarketing ads for Association and branch initiatives. All materials produced must follow the brand guidelines established by the YMCA of the USA.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Values- Demonstrates in word and action the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility and a commitment to the Y’s mission, in all matters at all times.
  • Community- Makes member and community needs paramount and does everything in his/her power to engage and partner with members and community to exceed expectations.
  • Relationships- Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance to support the Y’s work.
  • Communication – Listens and expresses ideas effectively and in a manner that reflects a true understanding of the needs of the audience.
  • Innovation- Participate in the generation, experimentation, and implementation of new approaches and activities that improve and expand the Y’s mission and work.
  • Functional Expertise- Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree in visual/graphic design, marketing, communications, journalism or a related field
  • At least three (3) years of professional experience in graphic design, marketing, corporate communications and print production.

SKILL SETS

Project Management:

  • Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize projects, and meet strict deadlines
  • 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

Technical Skills:

  • Excellent writing, proofing and editing abilities
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Microsoft Office.
  • Strong photography skills a plus but not required
  • Working knowledge of videography and digital video editing utilizing Adobe Premier Pro, FCP7+ or equivalent a plus but not required
     

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES:

The member relations aspect of this position requires that relationship building be a top priority at all times, attending to the needs and requests of members, program participants, staff, and all people associated with the YMCA in a courteous and friendly manner.

General Duties:

  • Promotes and incorporates the YMCA five core values.
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with other community organizations.
  • Assists in Association-wide fund raising activities and special events.
  • Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints professional, friendly and timely manner.
  • Serve as an exempt staff member to the YMCA of Austin, performing those duties as assigned by supervisor, Vice-President and President/CEO of the YMCA. 
  • 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. 

 

JOB SEGMENT BY PROGRAM AREA

Print Production

  • Create and produce monthly, seasonal and annual publications including newsletters, brochures, print advertisements, flyers, signage, fundraising collateral, campaign materials and donor solicitation pieces.
  • Ensure compliance with all YMCA of the USA graphics standards, as well as established YMCA of Austin graphic standards. Assists individual branches with their compliance.

Multimedia Production

  • Provide design and editorial support for website, email communications, surveys and social media as needed for Director of Marketing & Communications and Digital Marketing Manager
  • Assist in the production of videos and photos that support association initiatives as needed in support of Director of Marketing & Communications and Digital Marketing Manager
  • Assist in the compilation of Association photo library for use in marketing and communications materials as needed in support of Director of Marketing & Communications and Digital Marketing Manager

 

SALARY:

Salary range from $42,000 to $48,000 depending on experience plus full benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance and employer matched retirement plan upon reaching eligibility.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, talk and occasionally lift and/or move items including equipment, furniture and/or children. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EFFECT ON END RESULT:

The effectiveness of this position can be judged by:

  • Increased visibility for the YMCA of Austin through coverage by print media
  • Improved communication of YMCA of Austin fundraising campaigns with members, participants and the community at large
  • Improved coordination of new YMCA messaging and branding throughout all Association and department communications collateral
To ApplyInterested applicants can apply online at AustinYMCAJobs.org
Physical Address3208 Red River St. Suite 100
Austin, TX 78705
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Development & Communications Associate

Amala Foundation
Posted on Saturday, July 4, 2015

Start DateMonday, August 17, 2015
Job DescriptionThe Amala Foundation is seeking a highly organized self-starter to help grow our development program.  This position will work closely with the Executive Director and Director of Development to execute several annual development campaigns, solicit and cultivate individual donors, and increase awareness of our programs in the community.  This position will also assist with events, grants, and communication with our community via social media, newsletters, blogs, etc.
 
Amala’s programs unite youth from all walks of life to promote self-acceptance, love of diversity, leadership, and service to humanity.  We have been quietly changing the lives of young people for over a decade.  We need help increasing awareness of our programs and engaging community members in making a difference in the world through investment in our work.  We need someone who is excited about helping us achieve this through highly organized processes that engage supporters, thank them in creative ways, and keep them updated on the impact of their gifts.
 
Development and/or communications experience is preferred but not required.  If you are organized (VERY organized), process oriented, a solid writer, proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Docs, okay working at a computer most of the day, and passionate about diversity, youth development, and personal growth, we want to meet you! You should also love social media and planning events.
 
This is an Austin-based full-time position. Salary range starting out is $30,000 to $36,000; based on experience.  Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to jen@amalafoundation.org.  Please tell us why you are interested in joining the Amala team, what skills you bring, and what you hope to learn.

For more information on the Amala Foundation, please visit www.amalafoundation.org
Application Due DateFriday, July 24, 2015
To ApplyPlease send your resume and a brief cover letter to jen@amalafoundation.org. Please tell us why you are interested in joining the Amala team, what skills you bring, and what you hope to learn.
Physical Address1006 S. 8th Street
Austin, TX 78704
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Bilingual Substitute Computer Instructor

Skillpoint Alliance
Posted on Friday, July 3, 2015

Job DescriptionSupervisor: Empower Program Lead

Position Description
Under the supervision and direction of the Empower Program Lead, the Empower Substitute Instructor teaches various levels of Adult computer proficiency courses as needed. The instructor creates student learning opportunities to achieve computer proficiency while reinforcing the skills and standards to ensure workplace readiness.

Responsibilities: 
o Instruct  Adult level computer courses on Microsoft Office, Google Apps, and other workplace technologies
o Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students
o Provide one-on-one help to students who have questions and or to students who are falling behind
o Intervene in behavioral incidents for the purpose of assisting students in modifying inappropriate behavior and/or developing successful interpersonal skills
o Monitors student behavior for the purpose of ensuring student compliance and maintaining a safe and positive learning environment
o Troubleshoot any technical problems that may arise during class i.e.: fix a mouse that won’t work
o Manage day-to-day activities of the site including opening and closing of the building, set-up and break-down classroom, answer phone and e-mail messages, and providing general information to clients. (Signing in/out, opening/closing building, securing doors/alarm)
o Provide an maintain documentation of all significant client and class interactions, primarily through program, but also via email and other electronic and paper records and files; both during and as follow-up to each class
o Attend to occasional, scheduled meetings of Empower staff, and collaborative community partners, as directed by Empower Program Lead
o Act as a liaison between Empower and site staff who are directly affected by the program
o Perform other duties as requested by supervisor
• Physical Demands:
o Work is both sedentary and mobile (minimally), indoors mostly.
o Public speaking and use of technology

*Required Skills and Experience:*
o MUST be bilingual in English and Spanish
o Expert knowledge in Windows O.S., Microsoft Office, and Google Applications
o Experience working with both adults and student populations
o Experience working with the underserved communities and racial/ethnic minority groups and the ability to interact with underserved communities and/or racial ethnic minority groups in a culturally appropriate manner required
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
o Must have dependable transportation and valid driver’s license


Location/Hours/Schedule/Compensation:
o As needed/ called by program lead. 
o We are currently looking for a substitute to teach our Spanish computer class located at 1438 Coronado Hills, Austin, TX 78752---July 13, 2015 to July 24, 2015 (2 weeks)--- Monday thru Thursday, from 6 pm to 9 pm 
o Contract position $18.00 - $20.00 Per Hour

For more information on our class click here: http://www.skillpointalliance.org/empower-program/
Application Due DateThursday, July 9, 2015
To ApplyPlease submit a cover letter and resume to dtonche@skillpointalliance.org. No phone calls please.
Physical AddressAustin, 78701
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Retail Sales Associate

Bullock Museum/State Preservation Board
Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2015

Job DescriptionSales Associates - Capitol and Museum

8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Various Shifts Available 

Must be able to work weekends

FREE PARKING is Provided

 
The State Preservation Board is recruiting for people who easily engage and enjoy building relationships with others. Resilient people who are sincerely curious about discerning the interests and needs of our customers, enjoy learning about our Texas and Capitol related products, and presenting them to our customers as best suits customer needs, positively influencing their decision-making to make a purchase.
 
The State Preservation Board has Gift Shops located in the Bullock History Museum, the Capitol and the Capitol Visitors Center.  The stores provide revenue to support the ongoing preservation and educational projects in those locations. 
 
To get an application and complete job description with rate of pay visit our agency's employment website at: http://www.tspb.state.tx.us/spb/spb/employ/employ.htm.
 
JOB SUMMARY:
 
  • Associates offer timely and friendly greetings to all customers; provide superior and reliable customer service; engage customers with our knowledge of all things Texas; and successfully promote and sell proprietary and custom merchandise. Routinely providing sales floor and other customer assistance is important to us.
  • The proceeds from our stores support SPB's ongoing preservation and educational projects and we take this role very seriously!
  • We engage visitors with eye contact, a warm greeting and happy smiles so all visitors and shoppers feel welcome.
  • We assist customers by introducing them to the best selection of Texas- and Capitol-related products offered anywhere. We team together, relying on each members' strengths and expertise, to maximize the visitor experience through product sales.
  • Associates efficiently operate a point-of-sale system, accurately counting change and completing credit card transactions as well as wrapping and bagging purchased items, and effectively minimize customer delays in line.
 
THE TALENTS WE SEEK:
 
A successful candidate will show on their application: successful customer service experience; sound problem-solving and decision-making skills, time management skills, and a consistent work/education history. Basic math skills and an intuitive understanding of computer operating systems are necessary to learn our cash-handling and point-of-sale register operations processes. A professional presentation and diplomacy; English language proficiency and clarity, both verbal and in writing, is necessary to be easily understood by customers.
 
To ApplyApplication Instructions: If you meet the qualifications, submit a State of Texas application to the State Preservation Board (SPB): 201 E. 14th Street, Suite 950, Austin, Texas, 78701, Fax (512) 463-3372, or Email TSPB.Employment@tspb.state.tx.us. All resumes must be accompanied by a fully completed state application. Incomplete applications may be disqualified at the agency's discretion. All applications must be received by the SPB by the close of business on the final day posted for consideration. All applicants are also invited to visit our agency's website at: www.tspb.state.tx.us. For additional information call (512) 463-5495. Only interviewed applicants will receive notice of the final disposition of the selection process. EEO & Eligibility Statements: The State Preservation Board is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants without regard to national origin, sexual orientation, sex, Veteran status, disability, religion, race, color or age. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any requests for a reasonable accommodation in the interview and selection process, please call the agency's Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator at (512) 475-4992 and our representative will be happy to assist you. At the time of hire, selected applicants must show proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. All males who are age 18 through 25 and are required to register with the Selective Service may be asked to present proof of registration or exemption from registration upon hire.
Physical Address201 E. 14th Street
Austin, TX 78701
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TSHM Maintenance Spec IV

Bullock Museum
Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2015

Job Description

Maintenance Mechanic, Bullock Texas State History Museum, Full-Time

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Rotating Weekends *

$2,700 - $3,500/monthly

Position Summary:

The State Preservation Board (SPB) is a prestigious state agency that operates the State History Museum as well as preserving, restoring and maintaining the State Capitol, the Texas Governor's Mansion, and other Texas landmarks for the benefit of all Texans. This position reports to the Facility Maintenance Manager and performs maintenance, repair, and/or inspection work on plumbing, HVAC, chillers, cooling tower steam generators, boilers, air conditioning, electrical, and other mechanical equipment for the Bullock Texas State History Museum and other historic buildings managed by the agency including the Governor's Mansion and the State Capitol. May assign and/or supervise the work of others. Works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Work is performed in and around the Museum. This position is not sedentary in nature and requires considerable physical and mental exertion, organization and planning. The work schedule includes working one weekend each month and requires on-call periods after regular business hours, including evenings, nights and weekends.* May be exposed to inclement or harsh weather conditions due to the scope and nature of job duties. Must consistently display sound judgment, and portray a professional, respectful, positive demeanor and service-oriented focus when interacting with visitors, staff and the public. The Maintenance Specialist IV position works as part of a team focused on a service company approach to building maintenance. Performs all other duties as assigned. Must be able to work extended hours in order to be considered. References will be required to verify experience and must be able to pass a thorough criminal background check.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: For purposes of this agency's job descriptions, "essential job duties" are defined as assigned tasks that are critical or fundamental to the position and not marginal. If an individual is qualified to perform the essential job duties, he or she must be able to perform the essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation.

Performs maintenance, repair, or inspection work on electrical, plumbing, steam generators, boilers, air conditioning, chillers, cooling towers and other mechanical equipment.

• Performs maintenance on HVAC equipment and systems.

• Cleans, services, oils, and adjusts equipment; tightens fittings; aligns and repacks pumps, replaces belts; change motors; and changes and cleans filters.

• Familiarity with building automation systems and experience changing temperature in different areas of a building using a computer or laptop.

• Performs routine electrical work; replaces lamps and ballasts; checks breakers; plugs, switches, fixtures and wires for appropriate operation.

• Installs, repairs, and maintains a variety of plumbing fixtures including, sinks, toilets, and related equipment.

• Works with event holders on the Museum grounds providing electrical services; works with the Museum event staff, vendors and. maintains confidentiality of work-related information.

• May assign and/or supervise the work of others including contractors.

• Uses a personal computer to perform routine administrative tasks including work orders and ordering parts using agency purchasing system.

• Maintains a professional, respectful, and service-oriented focus when interacting with other employees, visitors and the general public.

• Works one week-end a month on a rotating basis. Responds to after hour's calls needing immediate attention and to emergency situations at the Museum or for any state buildings managed by the SPB. Works varying schedules including nights and weekends based on business needs. Work hours are based on the Museum's 360 day per year schedule and may include holidays, including on short notice.

• Adheres to all agency and department policies and procedures.

• Uses established safety techniques and procedures. Responds promptly and according to TSHM procedures in the event of a building evacuation.

• Communicates, disseminates and administers the Museum's building evacuation plan. Provides safe and direct assistance to visitors and/or employees in the event of a building evacuation.

• Must be available to work after regular business hours, including weekends, evenings and

• Complies with all applicable safety rules, regulations, and standards.

• Regular attendance is an essential job duty for all State Preservation Board positions.

• Performs all duties in a manner that promotes public confidence in the State Preservation Board and its employees.

• Performs all other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: One year's experience in the maintenance and repair of buildings and facilities. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. One year's experience in satisfactory customer service, handling service calls and doing preventative maintenance on all building systems. Experience in working with a team, must be a proven team player with a service company approach to building maintenance. Must be able to safely stoop, reach, bend, stretch, climb, lift, and kneel. Must be able to work in high elevations as needed. Must be able to safely perform physically and mentally demanding work in hot or cold conditions, Must able to lift up to 50lbs. as needed. Must be able to perform repetitive tasks as needed. Work conditions may include high electrical noise, poorly illuminated work areas and confined or underground spaces. Must possess the physical, visual and mental ability to safely navigate work areas as required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of electrical, plumbing, or HVAC trade. Along with computer experience and the ability to schedule and coordinate multiple projects.

To ApplyApplication Instructions: If you meet the qualifications, submit a State of Texas application to the State Preservation Board (SPB): 201 E. 14th Street, Suite 950, Austin, Texas, 78701, Fax (512) 463-3372, or Email TSPB.Employment@tspb.state.tx.us. All resumes must be accompanied by a fully completed state application. Incomplete applications may be disqualified at the agency's discretion. All applications must be received by the SPB by the close of business on the final day posted for consideration. All applicants are also invited to visit our agency's website at: www.tspb.state.tx.us. For additional information call (512) 463-5495. Only interviewed applicants will receive notice of the final disposition of the selection process. EEO & Eligibility Statements: The State Preservation Board is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants without regard to national origin, sexual orientation, sex, Veteran status, disability, religion, race, color or age. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any requests for a reasonable accommodation in the interview and selection process, please call the agency's Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator at (512) 475-4992 and our representative will be happy to assist you. At the time of hire, selected applicants must show proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. All males who are age 18 through 25 and are required to register with the Selective Service must present proof of registration or exemption from registration upon hire.
Physical Address1800 N Congress Ave
Austin , TX 78701
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TSHM Exhibit Tech II

Bullock Museum
Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2015

Job DescriptionMonday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm; RotatingWeekends                                                            
$2,700.00 - $2,971.23  monthly

 Organizational Overview:
The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a dynamic institution that engages visitors in the exciting Story of Texas through a variety of exhibits, films, and programs. The Bullock Museum features three floors of exhibits, two theaters, including an IMAX® Theatre, a 200-seat indoor/outdoor Cafe, the Museum Store, education classrooms, and multi-functional spaces.  As the state's official history museum, the Bullock Museum's temporary exhibits and programs focus on topics related to Texas history, people, and culture.  The museum has a staff of 80 and hosts nearly 400,000 visitors annually.  Located in Austin's Capitol Complex, the Bullock Museum is a part of the State Preservation Board, a prestigious state agency that also preserves, restores and maintains the State Capitol, the Texas Governor's Mansion, and other Texas landmarks for the benefit of all Texans. For more information, visit www.thestoryoftexas.com.
 
The Bullock Museum is entering an exciting new chapter in its own history with a revised approach to exhibits, film, and education programming; increased marketing; the launch of a new website and statewide initiative; and renovation of the permanent galleries, scheduled to reopen in 2016. The artifacts on exhibit at TSHM are all borrowed from private and institutional lenders; TSHM does not own any object collections. The Exhibits Department includes staff devoted to content development, artifact management, design, production, fabrication, and maintenance of all exhibits.  Beginning in February 2015, TSHM began a major transformation with the redesign of its entire first floor core gallery.
 
Position Summary:
The Exhibit Technician reports to the Exhibit Production Supervisor and works with a team of three other exhibit techs, all of whom are led by the Head of Exhibit Production and Design under the auspices of the Deputy Director. The Exhibit Technician safely performs fine carpentry and complex construction, painting, installation, de-installation and general maintenance of Museum exhibits and related structures, furniture and fixtures.  The Exhibit Techs are responsible for the proper care and security of artifacts during mount-making, transporting to and from galleries, installation and deinstallation. Each works cooperatively and effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team, which includes a graphic designer, registrars, content specialists, scholars and subject specialists to achieve the aesthetic and educational goals for the Museum exhibits’ diverse audiences. Working collaboratively with all TSHM divisions and the general public in a pleasant, informed manner that promotes confidence in the Museum and its staff, the Exhibit Technician helps ensure a quality visitor experience. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license, adhere to a set schedule with due dates for project completion, and be physically capable of climbing ladders, using a lift, and manually lifting a minimum of 50 lbs.. The individual hired for this position may be assigned projects according to specialty, including lighting, carpentry, woodworking, media/audio-visual maintenance, artifact mount-making or other functions as department needs are assessed. Displays sound judgment and maintains a professional, respectful, and service-oriented focus when interacting with employees, visitors, and the public.  Performs all other duties as assigned.*Work hours are based on the Museum's 360 day-per-year schedule and may include weekends, evenings and/or holidays, including on short notice.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: For purposes of this agency's job descriptions, "essential job duties" are defined as assigned tasks that are critical or fundamental to the position and not marginal. If an individual is qualified to perform the essential job duties, he or she must be able to perform the essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
 
  • Exhibit Maintenance:
    • Works independently and collaboratively to maintain all existing and incoming exhibit components and structures, including exhibit cases, walls, case furniture, audio visual (A/V) media units, exhibit gallery theaters, gallery lighting, and other related elements.
    • Conducts daily visual inspections of exhibits to identify needed repairs and general maintenance requirements. Communicates and coordinates all work and projects with the Exhibit Production Supervisor.
  • Exhibit Fabrication:
    • Demonstrates high-level ability to read fabrication drawings and specifications, as well as be able to source supplies; ability to sketch or spec. concepts to communicate ideas for fabrication.
    • Effectively performs construction, adjustment, evaluation, finishing and installation of Museum exhibit structures, and lighting fixtures and accessories.
    • Performs a wide range of specialized manual craftwork and physical labor; demonstrates carpentry, varnishing, painting, artifact mount-making and other skilled creative craftwork, safely using power and handheld tools,
    • Demonstrates excellent eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity, is able to repetitively reach, climb, safely lift up to 50 pounds, transport materials, organize and clean work areas, kneel, stretch, stoop, bend and perform other duties requiring considerable manual and physical exertion. 
    • Work conceptually, physically and skillfully within designated timelines to create aesthetically pleasing and structurally sound displays.
  • Exhibit Installation and Deinstallation:
    • Installs, and de-installs Museum exhibits whether designed in-house or originating from outside the institution, safely using proper tools, equipment, materials, techniques and methods.
    • Successfully demonstrates proficiency with museum exhibit installation and artifact handling techniques, and is familiar with artifact terminology and the basics of museum quality mounts for a diverse range of artifacts.
  • Exhibit Shop Responsibilities:
    • Organizes, maintains, inventories, and secures all equipment and tools required to perform assigned duties.
    • Ensures that the Exhibit Production Supervisor is informed of all significant developments and potential issues in advance of targeted milestones. Uses effective project management techniques and methods to accomplish deliverables, including planning, scheduling, monitoring milestones, estimating costs, materials, equipment and reporting on overall progress.
    • Adheres to Museum Windows-based computer use according to agency policy and procedures to perform various administrative tasks including e-mail, materials and supplies research, inventory control, weekly and monthly project and safety reports, Quarterly Safety Inspections, and other duties as assigned. 
  • Participates in annual Emergency Preparedness planning and implementation for TSHM.
  • Complies with all applicable security and safety rules, regulations, and standards.
  • Maintains a professional, respectful, and service-oriented focus when interacting with employees, visitors and the public.
  • Regular attendance is an essential job duty for all SPB positions.
  • Performs all duties in a manner that promotes public confidence in the SPB and its staff.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will have a college degree in studio art, industrial design, theater design, or a related field and hands-on experience in museum exhibits or theaters as a fabricator, mount-maker, carpenter, or exhibit/scenic technician. Two years minimum experience highlighting successfully completed museum, trade show, or retail exhibit/display projects showcasing level of candidate’s skill may be considered as a substitute for the degree requirement. Applicant's prior professional work must demonstrate experience with all power and hand tools.  Able to respond to competing demands and challenges by demonstrating innovation, resourcefulness and timely resolution of issues or tasks; follows directions and demonstrates applied learning in all situations. Ability to physically lift and/or transport up to 50 pounds without assistance. This position is not sedentary in nature and requires regular evening, night and/or weekend work, including on short notice.
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have additional areas of specialization such as high end metal-work, engineering, exhibit or theatrical set-design and lighting, and five additional years of applicable experience in a museum or theater setting.  Proven experience with successful computer/audio/visual operations and programming a plus. Experience with faux painting, drawing or sketching of design concepts, carpentry certification, exhibition lighting, and shop safety standards are also highly desirable.
 
To ApplyApplication Instructions: If you meet the qualifications, submit a State of Texas application to the State Preservation Board (SPB): 201 E. 14th Street, Suite 950, Austin, Texas, 78701, Fax (512) 463-3372, or Email TSPB.Employment@tspb.state.tx.us. All resumes must be accompanied by a fully completed state application. Incomplete applications may be disqualified at the agency's discretion. All applications must be received by the SPB by the close of business on the final day posted for consideration. All applicants are also invited to visit our agency's website at: www.tspb.state.tx.us. For additional information call (512) 463-5495. Only interviewed applicants will receive notice of the final selection process. EEO Statement: The State Preservation Board welcomes all qualified applicants without regard to national origin, sexual orientation, sex, Veteran status, disability, religion, race, color or age. If you require reasonable accommodation in the interview and selection process, please call the agency's Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator at (512) 475-4992 and our representative will be happy to assist you. At the time of hire, selected applicants must show proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. All males who are age 18 through 25 and are required to register with the Selective Service may be asked to present proof of registration or exemption from registration upon hire.
Physical Address1800 N Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701
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Care Manager/Team Leader

Family Eldercare
Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2015

Job DescriptionCare Manager *or* Team Leader in Guardianship Program

Responsible for developing, assessing, facilitating and monitoring all components of assigned caseloads of incapacitated adults receiving Guardianship services. This caseload includes persons who are Deaf/Hearing Impaired.   Duties and Responsibilities include: Complete intake paperwork on eligible clients, including assessment with medical and cognitive impressions with assessment of indicators of abuse, neglect and exploitation; Establish and maintain client charts and electronic records; Establish, monitor, and revise client care plans; Make appropriate referrals for services needed to support client; Conduct monthly monitoring visits in the home, day habilitation or medical settings; Provide guardianship services with continuing assessment of wards to ensure that our wards live in a safe environment, enjoying an optimal quality of life; Work in collaboration with estate services in the establishment of budgets, bank accounts, and other services required to manage finances and provide for basic needs; Provide direct services to crime victims including, but not limited to, crisis intervention, assistance with Crime Victims’ Compensation, assistance with Texas VINE, legal assistance, victim advocacy and information and referral; Participate in on-call rotation; Supervise volunteers in establishing and maintaining a supportive relationship with ward, and effective monitoring and advocacy; Participate in volunteer recognition activities; *The Team Leader performs above functions for a slightly reduced caseload, and provides supervisory and QA support to  team of 4 to 5  other care managers.*

Education and Experience Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field, 2 years of experience in direct client services, case management and using resources for adults who are elderly, disabled, or victims of abuse, neglect or exploitation. Able to converse using ASL. Basic level skills on Microsoft office suite. *Applicants for Team Leader position must have the credential of Texas Certified Guardian, and have +2 years of supervisory experience*.

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

 
To ApplySend cover letter and resume to rbrush@familyeldercare.org
Physical Address1700 Rutherford Lane
Austin, TX 78754
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Director of Media and Public Relations

Better Business Bureau
Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 27, 2015
Job DescriptionPOSITION OVERVIEW:
To professionally and efficiently carry out activities to increase top of mind BBB brand recognition and ensure a trustworthy marketplace through investigations, media relations, and charity review. Managing the PR/media department which includes researching, exploring, and presenting ideas to ethically, effectively and professionally expand BBB’s presence in all service areas and media outlets.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following and other duties as assigned.
  1. Administration:
  1. Submit weekly media and outreach activity reports.
  2. Attend local BBB meetings, both virtual and in-person, as needed.
  3. Assure all staff members are trained on current local and national issues impacting the department.
d.Keep up-to-date with national policies and provide feedback, as necessary
e.Act as a mentor to other BBBs, as needed
f.Make recommendations for departmental goals and ensure all goals are met
g.Implement short and long-range departmental goals, objectives and governing procedures
h.Stay informed regarding trends and significant issues of the community, relevant industries and BBB community
i.Ensure that BBB meets or exceeds appropriate performance standards and conducts itself in a professional manner in keeping with best business practices
j.Hire, train and manage staff
  1. Manage and communicate statistics and results; provide outcomes/ results
  2. Manage monthly reports outlining each and value of all media.
 
  1. Media:
    1. Serve as an on-camera BBB spokesperson in assigned media markets.
    2. Manage BBB press release schedule and ensure all BBB press releases are error-free
    3. Read and research trade journals and professional literature to stay informed with trends, innovations and changes that affect media planning
    4. Search out and examine new opportunities for possible media outreach and BBB brand promotion in assigned media markets
    5. Manage articles for newsletters, brochures, tips, etc. and pitch to local media
    6. Ensure all news content is accurate and verifiable
    7. Use technology such as videos and graphic design to ensure BBB is using the latest and most advanced outreach tools
    8. Oversee all media room equipment and make sure it is all accounted for and working properly
    9. Collaborate with other departments on social media strategies, messaging and technology trends.
    10. Oversight of all investigations including oversight creation and distribution of news releases, as appropriate
 
  1. Public Relations:
  1. Maintain effective public relations, community outreach programs and promotion of such programs.
  2. Serve as a resource to regional directors for public relations activities.
  3. Implement and make recommendations for outreach programs that can be duplicated throughout BBB’s service area. Communicate regularly with BBB staff and alert them to timely, relevant local issues and trends to create news releases that are of particular interest to the local communities.
  4. Communicate regularly about the specific needs in local communities and make suggestions on how to serve them better.
  5. Attend tradeshows, as necessary.
  6. Speak to local industry, consumer and business groups on a variety of topics, as necessary.
  7. Create ongoing multimedia promotional activities for promotion of programs.
  8. Cultivate and maintain working relationships with other BBBs, CBBB, government agencies, associations, local industry groups and other strategic partners
  9. Gather information through interviews, creating stories, researching pitch options and preparing distribution of such information on a continual basis as needed to enhance working relationships with media in our service area.
  10. Write and edit materials, that include pieces on specific programs, company collateral, presentations, and articles as related to outreach for communicating our mission
  11. Consumer alerts and scams
  12. Work with the team to develop new and creative means to offer support at events via BBB products and new product development
  13. Work with media outlets to ensure strong relations to protect trademark visibility
  14. Update all media contacts in our 79 county service area in all mediums
  15. Ensure CMS News Center is current
  16. Research and keep up-to-date on all media outreach opportunities, such as social media
  17. Promote BBB Speaker’s Bureau efforts
  18. Use social media to communicate BBB news stories and identify new distribution platforms
  19. Update social media pages, as necessary
  20. Oversee video and audio projects for BBB staff, news media, consumers emails, etc., as needed
  21. Provide leads to business relations team for follow up. Explain the value of BBB Accreditation to prospects.
 
  1. Programs/ Promotions:
  1. Execute and lead local BBB events, as appropriate, including assisting in obtaining sponsorships, planning and promotion as directed.
  2. Work with all BBB offices, as necessary, to expand BBB brand relevance through creating and executing events, promotions and other outreach activities.
  3. Management of BBB charity program, including creating value to the charity community. Work to create revenue streams.
  4. Manage the function of contacting area soliciting 501(c) (3) organizations in effort to collect and distribute information regarding their programs, governance, fund raising practices and finances
  5. Meet with industry leaders to expand BBB’s charity program.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
  • A working knowledge of audio/video / lighting equipment and Apple computer video editing software (Final Cut Pro X, In Design and Adobe Photoshop software)
  • Excellent spelling, grammar, and written communication skills, with a high level of attention to detail in composing, typing, and proofreading materials.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills of the highest level with the ability to empower and motivate staff and justify actions taken.
  • Knowledge and experience in managing people.
  • Strong coaching and staff development skills
  • An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image
  • Comfortable with out-of-the-box thinking, idea generation and implementation of new ideas.
  • Developing ways to save time or money in the execution of the mission
  • Knowledge of office administrative procedures and ability to operate and troubleshoot most standard office equipment.
  • Highly proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally (in person and via phone) and in writing.
  • High level of interpersonal skills and ability to handle sensitive information and documents with confidentiality
 
QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS NECESSARY
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations or other relevant field; plus
  • Three to five years related experience; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to speak and write fluently in English.
 
PREFFERED
  • Ability to speak and write fluently in Spanish
  • Three to five years of BBB communications experience
  • Proven track record of selling program sponsorships and packages
  • Experience working directly with or in media
Application Due DateMonday, July 13, 2015
To ApplyPlease visit http://www.bbb.org/central-texas/get-to-know-us/employment/apply-online/ Select the "Director of Media and Public Relations"
Physical Address1005 La Posada Drive
Austin, TX 78752
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Director of Programs

Breast Cancer Resource Center
Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2015

Start DateSaturday, August 15, 2015
Job DescriptionSummary of Work
This position is a member of the leadership team and is responsible for supervising the mission work for Breast Cancer Resource Centers including team management, program administration and delivery, program evaluation, and supervision of a client services staff of eight. The successful candidate will possess excellent analytical, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. The position requires the exercise of extensive discretion, sound independent judgment, and inter-organizational political astuteness. This is a full time position requiring evening and weekend hours.
 
Essential Functions
  • Plan the delivery of the overall program and its activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of the organization
  • Develop new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organization
  • Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program
  • Develop an annual budget and operating plan to support the program
  • Develop and implement a system to evaluate the skill, experience and professional development of program staff
  • Work with Executive Director to develop objective performance measurements to ensure consistent, high quality evaluation and goal setting for program staff
  • Instill a sense of accountability among team members through oversight of individual and organizational performance standards
  • Recruit, hire, orient and train and evaluate all program staff
·       Compile, maintain and report on the monthly, quarterly and annual program statistics.
  • Using program data, analyze program outputs and outcomes to determine programmatic priorities, and monitor program activities to ensure compliance with programmatic goals and grant commitments
  • Report evaluation findings to the Executive Director and recommend changes to enhance the program, as appropriate
  • Adhere to BCRC’s administrative and recordkeeping guidelines to support the establishment of and adherence to departmental budgets and allocations of staff time and funding resources
  • Apply data-driven program evaluation, development, and strategic planning processes to meet both long and short term objectives
  • Interact with a variety of community partners, board members and the medical community, representing the BCRC in all activities
 
 
 
 
 
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Program Management
·       Ability to work as part of a team, providing support and constructive feedback in interpersonal interaction with diverse individuals and groups on complex community issues
  • Strength in recruiting, hiring, managing, developing, coaching and retaining individuals and teams, empowering them to elevate their levels of responsibility and performance
  • Deep understanding of human resources, employee performance improvement plans, and corrective action policies
  • Must be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Must be able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
 
Data Management
  • Highly proficient in data management, manipulation, and analysis. Salesforce experience a plus.
  • 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 create and interpret common graphs (i.e. line, bar, pie).
Communication
  • Excellent written and verbal  communication skills with exceptional attention to detail
·       Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as health-related brochures and procedure manuals.  Must have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Must be able to speak effectively before groups or employees of the organizations. 
 
Interpersonal
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and commitment to and passion for the BCRC mission
  • Ability to respond with empathy and support to staff and clients under stress and with sensitivity and awareness to diverse cultural, ethnic and social backgrounds, values, attitudes and languages
  • Willingness to engage in continuous learning and training
 
Training and Experience
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in public health, social work or a related field with previous experience in management or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
 
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. Must be able to reach with hands and arms as well as stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The successful candidate must be able to lift up to 25 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 due to a large amount of time spent on a computer.

The job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all functions and responsibilities of the position as job duties are subject to change at any time.
 
 
Application Due DateWednesday, July 15, 2015
To ApplySend an email with cover letter that describes your interest in our mission, resume and salary requirements to revans@bcrc.org
Physical Address3006 Medical Arts Street
Austin, TX 78705
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Marketing & Communications Manager

Thinkery
Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2015

Start DateFriday, August 1, 2014
Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

 
Implement, measure, report on the success of and refine a comprehensive communications and marketing plan to support the mission and strategic priorities of the Thinkery
 
 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the Director of Development & Marketing to create and refine the Thinkery’s key messages, brand identity and comprehensive marketing and communications plan.
  • Put communications vehicles in place to create momentum and awareness as well as to test the effectiveness of communications activities
  • Manage the development of and monitor marketing team budget
  • Manage public and media relations; maintain portfolio of media mentions; maintain consistent presence on print/online community calendars; promote Museum activities with regular press releases, media alerts and pitch calls; establish and manage PR plan and calendar
  • Lead the generation of offline and online content that engages audience segments and leads to measurable action. Decide who, where, and when to disseminate
  • Coordinate webpage maintenance–ensure new and consistent information (article links, blogs, programs and events) is posted regularly
  • Responsible for media buys, relationship management and managing contracts including in-kind sponsorships with media outlets
  • Serve on member committees of civic organizations on behalf of the Museum
  • Attend outreach events not managed and/or supported by the Education team
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Communication & Brand Identity Coordinator
  • Digital Media Coordinator
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Interns
 
CREDENTIALS/EXPERIENCE
  • BA/BS in related field
  • 4-5 years experience in marketing including budgetary responsibilities.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
 
 charismatic leader who will build and oversee the development and execution of key marketing elements, and be responsible for creating and managing marketing and communications programs that increase awareness of the organization to drive donor growth
Highly collaborative style; experience developing and implementing communications strategies; Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills; A strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently; Relationship builder with the flexibility and finesse to “manage by influence”
Special consideration given to bilingual applicants.
 
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
  • Schedule and availability reflects a 7 day a week operation. Coordinates with other members of the leadership team to ensure direct service staff has support during hours of operation. Periodic duties outside of/in excess of regular work week schedule during seasonal high volume times.
  • Assist in engaging and sustaining volunteers through introduction, information sharing and oversight (when applicable). Proactively provide support ensuring each volunteer has a productive, sage and meaningful experience.
  • Provide mentorship and support to participating MCL members.
  • Periodic support and programmatic duties in other Museum areas.
  • Professional attendance at Museum functions and special events
 
This job description should not be construed to imply these requirements are the only duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job. Incumbents may be required to follow any additional related instructions, acquire related job skills, and perform other related work as required. This job description will be updated as needed.
 
 
 
 
 

ACCEPTED:
 
 
The  Thinkery is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
 
Application Due DateTuesday, July 22, 2014
To Applyhttp://thinkeryaustin.org/careers/
Physical Address1830 Simond Ave.
Austin, TX 78723
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Human Resources

Thinkery
Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 20, 2015
Job DescriptionPOSITION TITLE:  Human Resources
 
DEPARTMENT:  Finance
 
CLASSIFICATION:  Part-Time (approx. 30 hrs per wk), Exempt
 
REPORTS TO:  Director of Finance
 
POSITION SUMMARY
This position is a  human resources generalist who works with the Thinkery Human Resources Committee and the museum leadership team to implement effective and progressive systems, policies and strategies. This position ensures all HR functions align with the museums core values and strategic goals and focuses on compliance, mitigating risk for the museum, and organizational well being.  This position strives to support a highly effective staff and foster a productive and desirable workplace culture.
 
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
 
  • Works closely and under the advisement of the Thinkery Human Resources committee to develop effective HR systems, policies and strategies that align with the museum’s core values and strategic goals. Collaborates with museum leadership to implement these activities.
  • Support the leadership team and HR committee in developing employee retention strategies.  Manage and support the exit interview process with the intention of assimilating common themes that could lead to higher employee retention and resolution of other employee challenges.
  • Support hiring managers with new employee onboarding and new hire orientation.  Provide basic training of office functions and IT, orientation to policy book and procedures manual, schedule staff introductions and additional trainings, and process new hire paperwork.
  • Work with HR committee to develop an effective employee grievance procedure. Support leadership team in addressing grievances in a manner that is sensitive to employee needs and mitigates organizational risk.
  • Develop and implement a risk management plan and exercise consistent duty of care.  Assess and evaluate annually to ensure implementation of best practices and relevancy to museum and employee needs.
  • Ensure best practices for compliance and reporting are implemented consistently to all applicable agencies.. Engage in a proactive approach to learning compliance regulations for applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  Work closely with DOF to address employee complaints filed with agencies involving employment practices, utilizing HR committee as necessary.
  • Administer employee benefits program. Work with leadership and a benefits broker to provide a benefits package that balances the needs of employees and the organization. Support staff by providing training and one-on-one consultation for benefits administration.
  • Support museum hiring efforts. Collaborate with department leaders and managers to develop job descriptions, establish hiring criteria, post positions, schedule and conduct interviews, and communicate with candidates.
  • Support the leadership team in developing and implementing an annual performance development processes. Utilize metrics to evaluate employee growth and effectiveness of individual contributions to the museum's strategic goals and directives. Assist in developing and co-delivering training for performance evaluators to ensure consistency throughout the organization.
  • Works with Finance Coordinator to process payroll in a manner that ensures accuracy, confidentiality, and compliance of documentation, reporting, IRS filings, and recordkeeping.  Works closely with DOF and proactively take on the responsibility for disclosure of records to appropriate agencies and auditors as required by law.
  • Oversee employee terminations. Provide support for supervisors by managing documentation, compliance, risk management and communication.
  • Provide support to managers in developing systems for scheduling, tracking and managing staff that are efficient and effective. Collaborate with staff managers to track employee trainings, progress, and promotions of all part time staff.
  • Work closely with the Volunteer Resources Manager to ensure all employee and volunteer policies are consistent, effective and in alignment with museum protocols. Collaborate with volunteer resources in developing relevant training content and provide support in dealing with grievances, conflict and-resolution protocols.
Credentials/ Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 2 years experience in related position
  • Experience in the non-profit sector preferred
  • PHR or pursuit of PHR preferred
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with experience supporting a multi-disciplinary, dynamic team.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Drive to continuously develop and improve systems.
  • Strong commitment to developing team members
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to Museum’s mission.
  • Adhere to the highest level of ethics and professional standards and maintain confidentiality and privacy internally and externally as necessary. 
Special requirements
  • Periodic duties outside of/in excess of regular work week schedule during seasonal high volume times.
  • Periodic support and programmatic duties in other museum areas.
  • Professional attendance at museum functions and special events.
  • Schedule and availability reflects the organization is a 7-day a week operation and many of the programs within this position’s purview occur during the weekend.  This employee plays a significant role in supporting direct service staff during program offerings. 
  • Assist in engaging and sustaining volunteers through introduction, information sharing and oversight (when applicable). Proactively provide support ensuring each volunteer has a productive, safe and meaningful experience.
Application Due DateFriday, July 17, 2015
To Applyhttp://thinkeryaustin.org/careers/
Physical Address1830 Simond Ave.
Austin, TX 78723
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AmeriCorps Literacy Member

United Way for Greater Austin
Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2015

Job DescriptionUnited Way for Greater Austin (UWATX) has several exciting service opportunities beginning in August through the AmeriCorps program. Become part of the Texas Family Literacy AmeriCorps team – learn, develop and contribute by helping children (ages 2-5) build essential, valuable literacy and math skills through small group interventions using research-validated curriculum. Members are placed with our network of community-based child care centers in Austin that serve low-income families. Members receive a wide range of training, tools, an education award and great industry connections as well as a wealth of practical experience. To learn more about serving as an AmeriCorps member, please check the following website: http://www.nationalservice.gov/

If you are interested in applying to be part of the early childhood team, please send a resume to Alison Bentley (Alison.Bentley@uwatx.org). 
 
To ApplyIf you are interested in applying to be part of the early childhood team, please send a resume to Alison Bentley (Alison.Bentley@uwatx.org).
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Programs + Operations Director

Urban Roots
Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2015

Job DescriptionWho We Are:

Urban Roots is a rapidly growing non-profit that uses food and farming to transform the lives of youth and to inspire, engage, and nourish the community. On a 3.5 acre urban farm, Urban Roots provides Austin teenagers with paid service opportunities that teach important life, job, and leadership skills. Through additional programming we engage hundreds of volunteers through team-building farm work days, provide educational tours to school and community youth groups, and donate thousands of pounds of farm-fresh produce to hunger relief agencies. 

The Guiding Principles of Urban Roots:

1. We provide a High Quality, Transformational Experience for youth and community members.
2. We celebrate “Rigor” and Meaningful, Hard Work.
3. We build Strong Relationships.
4. We cultivate Intentionality in our work.
5. We engage our work with a Spirit of Celebration and Joy.
6. We Honor and Respect Diversity. 

Job Summary: 

The Urban Roots Programs and Operations Director (POD) implements Urban Roots strategic and tactical program plans to ensure the success of all youth and community engagement activities. This includes program development, evaluation, budgeting, and oversight of day-to-day operations for the Farm Internship Program (Urban Root’s signature program) and the Advanced Leadership Academy (a new initiative), as well as Open House and Community Lunch events. In addition, the POD oversees the development and implementation of organizational systems to deliver high quality results and strengthen the organizational culture. This includes developing systems for staff supervision and employee engagement, leadership development, policies and procedures, fleet maintenance, financial management, and data analysis and program evaluation. The POD works very closely with the Executive Director to build and strengthen program strategy and organizational culture, and is a key member of the Urban Roots senior leadership team, which also includes the Farm Director and Development Director. 

We are looking for you, if: 
  •  You love working with teenagers and seeing them develop and build skills they never knew they had, especially when your honest, thoughtful feedback played a role in helping them grow
  •  You have the unique ability to balance your naturally strategic and visionary thought process with a disciplined, organized and detail-oriented approach to work
  •  You are concerned about the environment, the sustainability of local food systems, and/or social justice, and have taken action to get involved in the issues you care most about
  •  You view yourself as a work in progress, and as a result, you seek out relationships and environments where you will be challenged to keep learning and growing
  •  You have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher, and three years of experience in a non-profit environment, with at least one year of management experience 

Compensation:

This is a full-time position and salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid time off, farm fresh produce, and a health care stipend. 

Urban Roots is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to creating a multicultural organization. We actively seek a diverse pool of candidates for this position, especially candidates of color. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We will not discriminate in our hiring on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or disability.
To ApplySubmit your resume and a very detailed cover letter explaining why this opportunity is exciting to you, to jobs@urbanrootsatx.org. Please reference “Urban Roots Programs & Operations Director Search” in the subject line.
Physical Address4900 Gonzales Street
Austin, TX 78702
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Keep Austin Housed Assistant

Front Steps
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Start DateWednesday, July 1, 2015
Job Description
 
Job Title: Keep Austin Housed Assistant                                               
Reports to: Keep Austin Housed Coordinator
Department: Programs/Keep Austin Housed                     
Shift: Days (Monday – Friday some flexibility, occasional weekend work may be required)
Status: Non-exempt/Part-time (20 hours per week)
Position Summary:
The primary responsibility of the Keep Austin Housed Program Assistant Position is to support the Keep Austin Housed Coordinator in managing the daily activities of the Keep Austin Housed AmeriCorps Project. The Program Assistant promotes the healthy development of AmeriCorps members by supporting member activities, maintaining member records, tracking hours and performance measures, assisting with member recruitment, and organizing/facilitating trainings.
Responsibilities:
Incumbents may perform any combination of the essential functions shown below. The position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties, knowledge, or abilities associated with this classification, but it is intended to accurately reflect the principal job elements.
  • Assist with recruitment and management of AmeriCorps members
  • Assist with planning trainings, member development activities, and other team meetings
  • Maintain member and program files to grant and agency standards
  • Audit bi-weekly timesheets and provide hour updates to members/KAH staff
  • Provide technical assistance for OnCorps users
  • Manage social media and online communications
  • Work with the community to develop partnerships that will support the member projects
  • Communicate with other program staff, site coordinators, and AmeriCorps members to ensure the execution of a quality program that is consistent with the AmeriCorps provisions
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field, experience working with the homeless or other disadvantaged populations.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrate significant knowledge working with the following programs and software: Microsoft Excel and Adobe Acrobat or Reader 
  • Positive work ethic
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Reliable transportation and valid Texas driver’s license
Preferred Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
  • Experience working in or with AmeriCorps program, strongly preferred
  • 3 years working with homeless or other disadvantaged populations
Application Due DateFriday, July 10, 2015
To Applysend resume to resumes@frontsteps.org
Physical Address500 E 7th St
Austin, TX 78701
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Supportive Services for Veteran Families Case Manager

Front Steps
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Start DateWednesday, July 1, 2015
Job Description
Job Title: Supportive Services for Veteran Families Case Manager
 
Department: Programs/SSVF
 
Reports to: SSVF Program Manager
 
FLSA: Full-Time/Exempt (40 hours per week)
 
Shift: Monday through Friday
 
EEO Job Classification: Professional
 
Last Revised: January 20, 2015
 
 
Position Summary:
 
The primary duty of the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Case Manager is to provide assessment, planning, and housing case management services to low income Veterans and their families living in the Austin/Travis County area.  The SSVF Case Manager engages in rapid re-housing and homeless prevention efforts using temporary financial assistance, and works with other service providers to assist Veterans in achieving housing stability.  The SSVF Case Manager is also responsible for maintaining accurate financial assistance records, service delivery records, as well as meeting evaluation and reporting requirements. 
 
Specific Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities:
 
 
  • Conduct eligibility screenings and assessments of clients to develop housing plans for homelessness prevention and rapid rehousing through team-based outreach efforts, referrals from other Front Steps departments, community partners, and coordinated assessment referrals.
  • Ensure that SSVF program eligibility criteria are met and that proper supporting documentation is collected.
  • Maintain a caseload of at least 18 – 25 clients as determined by the program’s needs, under the supervision of the SSVF Program Manager.
  • Develop and monitor individual service plans with each client to meet basic needs and to help restore and enhance social, psychological, and bio-psychological functioning. Service plans will focus on stability in the areas of income, self-care, and housing (with the general goal of housing stability) and will require recertification every 90 days.
  • Work in collaboration with team members, SSVF Program Manager, and community partners to discuss best practices for more effective service delivery to clients.
  • Provide support to clients in accessing appropriate services through communication with VA, community partners, service providers, and other relevant agencies.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records (both electronic and hardcopy records) of all client contacts via client tracking systems and complete reporting requirements mandated by Front Steps, grantors, and other regulatory agencies in a timely manner.
  • Manage client data by entering it into the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). Data should be entered in a timely manner.
  • Obtain needed information and complete accurate, regular reports regarding client outputs and outcomes, track, meet and/or exceed all program performance measures, and assist with program evaluation.
  • Work with Housing Locators/inspectors as well as develop relationships with landlords/property managers to facilitate housing location for clients.
  • Travel within the Austin and surrounding areas to conduct home visits with clients and other appointments, when needed.
  • Attend agency staff meetings and other community meetings, as required.
 
 
 
Other General Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities:
 
  • Transport clients on an as-needed basis to medical, housing, and other appointments
  • Participate in inter-agency case management collaborations to communicate resources, share information, and problem-solve difficult client issues
  • Perform other duties as assigned
 
Minimum Qualifications:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field; professional experience in the field or closely related field may be considered in lieu of formal education
  • 2 years case management experience working with the transitionally and chronically homeless or other special needs populations. Experience working with Veterans and their families highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of psychosocial theory, methods, and ethics
  • Possess understanding and support of Housing First principles, as well as Harm Reduction theory and practice 
  • Experience using Motivational Interviewing techniques
  • Ability to establish rapport, trust, and boundaries with clients
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions and work independently with a minimum supervision
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to respond to deadlines in a timely manner
  • Strong computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, database usage, and internet
  • Reliable transportation
  • Valid driver’s license 
 
Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities:
 
  • Masters’ degree in Social Work; LCSW or LMSW certification highly preferred 
  • 3 years case management experience working with the transitionally and chronically homeless or other special needs populations. Experience working with Veterans and their families highly preferred
  • Experience in using a Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)
  • Knowledge of local community resources
  • Experience with landlord outreach and facilitating successful tenant/landlord interactions
 
 
Application Due DateFriday, July 10, 2015
To Applysend resume to resumes@frontsteps.org
Physical Address500 E 7th St
Austin, TX 78701
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Customized Program Specialist- Housing Authority of the City of Austin (Full-Time)

Girl Scouts of Central Texas
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Job DescriptionTo apply: Complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4715&jpt= to be considered.

Position Summary: Customized Program Specialist- HACA is responsible for the planning and implementation of Girl Scout program activities at the Housing Authority of the City of Austin sites around the greater Austin area.   The Specialist is responsible for communicating with the youth services manager, recruiting girls to participate as registered Girl Scouts and training adult volunteers to assist with troop meetings. 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts (Sociology, Psychology, etc.), Education, Social Work, or related field or equivalent directly related work experience.
  • Experience with or knowledge of at-risk youth populations.
  • Possess excellent computer, customer service, time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Willingness to work with a flexible schedule including evenings, periodic weekends, and/or summer.
  • Ability to relate well with people from a variety of economic and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Reliable transportation and phone.
  • Willingness to travel all around assigned area.
  • Some Girl Scout experience preferred.
  • Ability to make a commitment to the philosophy of Girl Scouts, both nationally and locally
  • Yearly membership in GSUSA.
To ApplyTo apply: Complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4715&jpt= to be considered.
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78753
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HRP Peer Facilitator for Women (10 hours per week)

AIDS Services of Austin
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Job DescriptionUnder the guidance of the HRP Coordinator, the Healthy Relationships Program (HRP) Peer Facilitator assists in conducting outreach to recruit HIV-positive heterosexual women and assists in facilitating small group discussions for HRP. HRP focuses on developing skills and building self-efficacy and positive expectations about new behaviors. The HRP Peer Facilitator is someone who identifies with the target population and can influence or relate to program participants.
 
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:
 
  • Work with the HRP team in outreach, recruitment, promotion, and implementation of the Healthy Relationships Program for HIV-positive heterosexual women.
  • Work with the HRP team in promoting and marketing the program to community stakeholders.
  • Assist in facilitating small group discussions about living with HIV.
  • Maintain adequate preparation, planning, and documentation to support program activities.
  • Employ high-level communication skills to maintain appropriate contact with program participants and to promote high retention in services.
  • Observe data recording and reporting protocols as required by program policies.
  • Assist in designing and producing materials for the delivery of program activities.
  • Assist with logistics for the delivery of program activities.
  • Attend and actively participate in scheduled meetings and required trainings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment, maintain strict confidentiality standards, and adhere to professional standards as defined by agency policies as well as state and federal regulations
  • Ability to work comfortably with diverse populations, with appropriate sensitivity to environmental and cultural issues relative to HIV
  • Ability to set appropriate boundaries with program participants and coworkers
  • Knowledge of HIV, health education, or related field preferred
  • Knowledge of community resources preferred
  • Ability to make sound decisions in accordance with agency policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Bilingual/bicultural (English and Spanish) skills preferred
  • Skill in operating office equipment, such as personal computer, calculator, copy machine, facsimile machine, and telephone system
  • Skill in operating personal vehicle for Prevention department activities and ability to maintain vehicle liability insurance
  • Ability to perform routine walking, standing, bending, lifting, and stooping during the course of day
 
Education and Experience:
 
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Experience working with people who are living with HIV/AIDS required
  • Experience working with individuals and communities of diverse cultures, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities and/or expressions preferred
  • Experience serving as a peer advocate, counselor, or equivalent preferred
  • Experience facilitating small group discussions preferred
  • Satisfactory completion of Healthy Relationships Training preferred
 
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position. ASA is an equal opportunity employer.
 
 
Application Due DateFriday, July 31, 2015
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: Open until filled
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HRP Coordinator/Linkage Specialist

AIDS Services of Austin
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Job DescriptionUnder the direct supervision of the EBI Programs Manager, the Healthy Relationships Program (HRP) Coordinator/
Linkage Specialist provides oversight for the planning, promotion, recruitment, implementation, and documentation of HRP. The HRP Coordinator/Linkage Specialist provides day-to-day guidance and support to the HRP Lead Facilitator and two part-time Peer Facilitators regarding adherence to program curriculum as well as staff training, coaching, and mentoring. This individual facilitates the program with an emphasis on HIV-positive women and assists with data collection, monitoring, and management. This individual also coordinates linkage of newly identified HIV-positive (or previously positive) people into medical care and support services. This individual works closely with people living with HIV and other AIDS service organizations (ASOs) to facilitate access to medical care or to address any challenges/barriers to accessing medical care.

 
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:
 
Healthy Relationships Program
 
  • Coordinate recruitment, promotion, and implementation of the Healthy Relationships Program.
  • Collaborate with HRP Peer Facilitator to facilitate multi-session, small group discussions with women living with HIV.
  • Document recruitment, delivery, and completion of program activities and services.
  • Assist with monitoring programmatic outcomes to inform program strategy and adaptation when appropriate or required.
  • Coordinate promotion and marketing for HRP with internal and external providers.
  • Facilitate communication and programmatic meetings to coordinate HRP activities and assess/monitor progress.
  • Coordinate staffing to ensure adequate staff coverage to achieve programmatic goals.
  • Maintain collaborative and networking relationships with other state and national HRPs to cultivate exchange of information and/or best practices.
  • Assist the EBI Programs Manager in completing reporting requirements.
  • Initiate regular and ongoing communication with potential/current participants to promote program retention.
  • Provide regular updates to the EBI Programs Manager and Director of Prevention Programs on all aspects of program implementation, delivery, and achievement of outcome measures.
  • Ensure that all HRP Facilitators are appropriately trained per program funding source, program guidelines, and ASA best practices.
  • Provide mentoring, coaching, and training to HRP Facilitators as needed.
  • Assist with budget creation as required by the EBI Programs Manager or Director of Prevention Programs.
  • Ensure that the purchasing and distribution of incentives/tangible reinforcements are documented per departmental program policies and procedures.
 
Linkage to Medical Care and Support Services
 
  • Implement innovative strategies to link into medical care and supportive services HIV positive individuals who are not currently accessing HIV services—specifically, disenfranchised populations such as homeless individuals, recently incarcerated individuals, and men who have sex with men (MSM).
  • Collaborate and coordinate services with ASA’s Prevention and Access Services departments, other ASOs, and other appropriate medical and social service agencies.
  • Maintain documentation and program notes in the client records according to departmental standards.
  • 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.

 
 
  • Assist in preparing programmatic reports under the guidance of the Testing Programs Manager and/or Director of Prevention Programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 
  • Ability to take initiative and guide program implementation
  • Ability to facilitate small group discussions
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and manage multiple tasks and timelines
  • Understanding of the principles of harm reduction theory and motivational interviewing preferred
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment, maintain strict confidentiality standards, and adhere to professional standards as defined by agency policies as well as state and federal regulations
  • Ability to take precautionary steps to ensure the protection and integrity of protected health information
  • Ability to make sound decisions in accordance with agency policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Ability to work comfortably with diverse populations, with sensitivity to issues concerning HIV and all disabilities
  • Knowledge of HIV and related medical and auxiliary community resources
  • Ability to encourage effective and competent teamwork
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Bilingual/bicultural (English and Spanish) skills strongly preferred
  • Skill in operating office equipment, such as personal computer, printer, calculator, copy machine, facsimile machine, and telephone
  • Skill in operating a personal vehicle for program activities, ability to maintain vehicle liability insurance, or skill in using public transportation services
  • Ability to perform routine walking, standing, bending, lifting, and stooping during course of the day
  • Ability to work evenings
 
Education and Experience:
 
  • High school diploma or GED required; bachelor’s degree in public health, counseling, social work, human services, or closely related field preferred
  • Minimum of two years of experience in HIV/AIDS prevention, social services, peer advocacy, or other health field required
  • Experience working with HIV-positive individuals required
  • Experience in social services working with men who have sex with men, communities of color, and LGBTQ populations required
  • Experience working with individuals and communities of diverse cultures, ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities and/or expressions required
  • Successful completion of Healthy Relationships Intervention training preferred
  • Experience facilitating group discussions
  • Experience working with individuals with substance use and/or mental health issues 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, July 17, 2015
To ApplySubmit a cover letter, agency application (available at www.asaustin.org/about_careers), and resume in person; 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.
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Success By 6, Early Childhood Organizer

United Way for Greater Austin
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Job Description
United Way for Greater Austin (UWATX)
Job Opportunity: Success By 6 GAVA Early Childhood Organizer
Department:  Strategic Programs
Regular Part-time, Non-exempt
Who we are:
 
As Austin’s philanthropic backbone, we lead the community to overcome barriers to economic opportunities. We unite individuals, nonprofits, businesses and government agencies with research-based work that ensures resources are invested, so that everyone has access to the promise of Austin.
We are leading the early childhood sector for the GAVA initiative. GO! Austin / VAMOS! Austin (GAVA) is a coalition of residents, community leaders and nonprofits that share a common interest in improving the health of the Dove Springs and 78745 communities through increased access to and participation in physical activity and improved nutrition. GAVA supporters have agreed to align their resources and expertise for greater positive impact, especially as it relates to the health of children.
Who we want:
 
The GAVA Early Childhood Organizer is an energetic, people-focused individual who is passionate about serving families in the two GAVA zip codes (78744 and 78745).  As the GAVA Early Childhood Organizer, you will work with the Success By 6 GAVA Early Childhood Manager to lead teams in the planning and implementation of a GAVA plan to improve the health of families through good nutrition and physical activity.   You will interact positively and frequently with neighborhood residents and early childhood education providers, listening to their ideas, providing resources as needed, and helping to make their plans successful.  As a member of the GAVA team, you will contribute to overall GAVA events and meetings.  As a member of the UWATX Success By 6 and Strategic Program teams, you will work collaboratively with other team members to build and sustain our collective programming efforts.  This is a regular, part-time position (20 hours a week).
 
Who you are:
 
  • Mission focused and results driven. You’re committed to improving the lives of low-income families and their young children in our community, and you’ll manage assigned projects to achieve meaningful and measurable impact.
  • Community-focused and out-going. You have a deep understanding of the communities in which work will be done and you thrive on meeting new people and encouraging their participation in work that will benefit the neighborhood.  
  • Organized and detail-oriented. You can keep track of your communications; manage contact lists, and follow-through with commitments.  You can work independently on required tasks and provide reports on your progress.
  • An excellent communicator. You have an ability to relate to and connect with individuals and groups within the GAVA zip codes (78744 and 78745).  You have an ability to listen actively and you maintain high ethical standards for confidentiality and respectful communications.  You’re comfortable with e-mail and text messaging.
  • A team-player. You enjoy collaborating with internal and external partners to better understand and communicate conditions for young children and their families.  You actively contribute to group problem-solving and planning exercises and you pull your weight with team tasks. 
  • A life-long learner.  You enjoy learning about child development, parenting, and leadership skills.
 
What you’ll bring:
  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • At least 1 year experience working with vulnerable and diverse populations 
  • Basic understanding of early childhood development and positive parenting skills, and a willingness to learn additional skills in these areas
  • Fully bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Knowledge of community resources preferred
  • Your own reliable transportation.  Frequent local travel is required
  • An ability to work in a cross-functional, fast-paced work environment
 
Learn more: http://www.unitedwayaustin.org/
 
Notice:
Please note that this is a regular, part-time non-exempt position with the potential to become a regular, full-time position if grant funding becomes available in the future.
 
The job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Management has the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time. UWATX is an “at-will” employer.
 
This position is located in Austin, Texas and reports directly to the GAVA Manager, Success By 6
 
To Applyhttp://www.unitedwayaustin.org/employment
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Lifeguards- East Communities YMCA

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Job Description

The YMCA of Austin is seeking Lifeguards to join our team at the East Communities Branch in Austin, TX. We are looking for applicants for all shifts throughout the week.

PAY RATE: $9.00 to $11.00 per hour, depending on experience

GENERAL FUNCTION:

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

REQUIREMENTS:

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

CERTIFICATIONS:

Current CPR/AED
First Aid
Oxygen
Lifeguard

BENEFITS:

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

Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Account upon eligibility

 

PLEASE APPLY BY JULY 15th, 2015.

To ApplyPlease apply online through the following link: http://austinymca.applytojob.com/apply/V7ejeb/Lifeguards-East-Communities.html
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Insure Central Texas Volunteer Coordinator - Seasonal

Foundation Communities
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Start DateMonday, August 10, 2015
Job DescriptionFoundation Communities is a nonprofit organization that creates affordable housing where families succeed and provides tools that empower people to increase their educational and financial standing. More information about us can be found at http://www.foundcom.org.
 
The Insure Central Texas Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for offering meaningful volunteer opportunities for individuals to engage in Foundation Communities’ Insure Central Texas program, providing Central Texans with the assistance they need to enroll in health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act. 
 
This position receives direction from the Director of Volunteer Programs.
 
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
 
Volunteer Recruitment
  • Invite people from all walks of life to participate in Insure Central Texas, a program of Foundation Communities.
  • Actively recruit new volunteers through a network of supporters, local volunteer fairs, events, and targeted organizations.
  • Cultivate existing and develop new relationships with individuals, churches, businesses, universities, and other strategic institutions.
  • Research new avenues for volunteer recruitment and new ways to improve volunteer retention.
 
Volunteer and Program Management
  • Manage volunteer application and screening process.
  • Assist with the implementation and development of effective trainings.
  • Implement good practices of volunteer management – communication, follow through, meticulous attention to detail.
  • Provide day-to-day support for volunteers and encourage their ongoing involvement with Foundation Communities.
  • Create and maintain robust volunteer records, data, and reporting.
  • Implement evaluation process for volunteers.
  • Organize volunteer recognition including events, newsletter articles, and award nomination.
  • Provide client support where needed for Insure Central Texas clients.
 
Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in related field.
  • Minimum of one year of experience managing volunteers.
  • Outgoing, energetic candidate with experience in leadership and building relationships with individuals and diverse groups.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Flexible work schedule that allows for several nights and some weekends.
 
Compensation
This is a grant funded position; the pay will be $17 per hour.
 
 
 
Application Due DateMonday, July 13, 2015
To ApplyPlease send a cover letter and resume to jackie.blair@foundcom.org by July 13th. No phone calls please.
Physical Address2600 West Stassney Lane
Austin, TX 78745
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FIRST in Texas Event Grant Coordinator

Skillpoint Alliance
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Start DateMonday, June 29, 2015
Job Description

FIRST in Texas Event Grant Coordinator

 

Reports To:    Grants Lead, FIRST® in Texas Foundation                    

Part-Time ($14/hr) Hourly (20 hours weekly), Non-Exempt

 

Summary:  This position is responsible for administering local event grant registration and coordinating the purchase and shipping of robotics equipment and supplies for Texas robotics tournaments.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works with vendors and event hosts as necessary to order and ship items

  • Facilitates resolution for lost, damaged and backordered items

  • Investigates billing/invoicing discrepancies

  • Initiates recordkeeping for all supplies and services purchased and shipped

  • Schedule the delivery of executed event agreements

  • Coordinates event registration and collects necessary data

  • Assists with team outreach at local events

  • Verifies event host compliance with team engagement requirements

  • Suggests process improvements and implement under the direction of Grants Lead

  • Available to be in the office Monday - Friday; core daily hours - schedule can be flexible

  • Available and attends all required All-Staff meetings (monthly)

  • Other duties as assigned

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Customer service oriented

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • Internet Software, (Google Applications)

  • Spreadsheet software (Microsoft Excel)

  • Word Processing Software (Microsoft Word)

  • Electronic Mail Software (Gmail)

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Able to work a flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays

  • May require some travel on an as needed basis

  • Interest in robotics or science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) fields

  • Interest in gaining grant administration experience

  • Commitment to the mission and values of the organization

To ApplyPlease include a cover letter, resume and references and email: resumes@skillpointalliance.org
Physical Address201 E 2nd Street
Suite B
Austin, TX 78701
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Information Technology Director

Child Inc
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 20, 2015
Job DescriptionPosition Description
The IT Director’s role is to ensure the streamlined operation of the information technology department is in alignment with the business objectives of the organization. Responsibilities include planning, coordinating, directing and designing information technology related activities of the organization, and providing administrative direction and support for daily operational activities of the agency. The IT Director will work closely with decision makers in other departments in identifying, recommending, developing, implementing and supporting cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization. This position will also define and implement information technology policies, procedures and best practices. 
    
Description of Job Tasks
  • Perform systems administration functions for the agency’s servers, including administering system-level security procedures.
  • Install, upgrade, configure, test, maintain and support operating system software.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve system hardware, software and communications problems.
  • Perform network administration functions for the agency’s interoperating LAN/WAN, including the maintenance of network functionality and the installation, upgrade, configuration, integration and troubleshooting of network software and network devices.
  • Administer the firewall and network security.
  • Consult different divisions of the agency and ensuring that their computer operation needs are fulfilled.
  • Establish and maintain user accounts, assign file permissions and establish password and account policies.
 
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Very strong knowledge about computers and all operations related to computer architecture, hardware, software and networking.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment, have a high sense of time management, and ability to meet deadlines,
  • Outstanding troubleshooting and ability to work with a cool mind in times of troubles.
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Ability to conduct and direct research into information technology issues and products as needed.
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Exceptional attention to detail to ensure information is accurate.  
 
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor degree in computer science or related field preferred.
  • Experience of 6 years of working in computer operations.
  • Extensive application support experience.
  • Proven analytical, evaluative and problem-solving abilities.
  • Exceptional customer service orientation.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish, preferred.
 
Background Check Requirements
Must pass all criminal history background checks. Must have valid driver’s license, current insurance and reliable transportation.  Must submit to post-offer physical and TB test. 
All applicants must submit a completed Child Inc. application to be considered for a position. EOE.
 
To ApplyPlease go to our website at www.childinc.org to complete an application. Please submit a resume with your application plus copies of your education credentials.
Physical Address818 E. 53rd Street
Austin, TX 78751
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Head Start Center Director

Child Inc
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 20, 2015
Job DescriptionPosition Description
The Center Director administers all pertinent provisions of Head Start and Child, Inc. policies and regulations and is responsible for the total operation of the center. This individual sets the example in supporting Head Start philosophy of meeting the needs of the family as a whole. Work involves planning, implementing, and evaluating programs; interviewing, coaching, and supervising the day-to-day operation of the center staff; managing the day-to-day operations of a central kitchen for food preparation. This is a 10-month position (August – June)
    
Description of Job Tasks
  • Participates in and assures implementation of regular center parent committee meetings.
  • Coordinates with staff and parents in implementing Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Maintains knowledge of and assure compliance with guidelines, regulations, and polices established by Head Start, Texas Department of Family and Children Services Licensing, Child and Adult Care Food Program,  and Child, Inc.
  • Assures organization and implementation of educational, family and community partnership, nutrition, health, safety and disabilities programs.
  • Plans, coordinates and conducts/support training and staff development activities.
  • Plans, assigns, and directs work of Teachers, Teacher Assistants, Clerks, Disability Resource Aide, and Cooks.
  • Train, guide, counsel, monitor, appraise performance, goal setting, provide T/TA, develop staff improvement plans and discipline as needed.
  • Monitors program budget closely to stay within spending guidelines.
  • Evaluates program performance on an ongoing basis in conjunction with parent policy groups.
 
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Experience working with parent or other volunteer groups.
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices, including ability to effectively delegate, prioritize work/activities of self and staff and monitor overall work flow.
  • Ability to work without direct supervision, to exercise discretion and independent judgment and/or action.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with people of varied social, cultural, and educational backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated interest in and respect for children and their developmental needs.
  • Strong interpersonal relationship building abilities, conflict resolution, reflective listening, flexibility.
 
Education and Experience
  • Must have CDA or a(n) Associate or Bachelor of Arts degree plan in early childhood education.
  • One (1) year of classroom experience in a licensed childcare center.
  • Head Start experience required.
  • One (1) year prior supervisory experience.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
 
Background Check Requirements
Must pass all criminal history background checks. Must have valid driver’s license, current insurance and reliable transportation.  Must submit to post-offer physical and TB test. 
All applicants must submit a completed Child Inc. application to be considered for a position. EOE.
 
To ApplyPlease go to our website at www.childinc.org to complete an application. Please submit a resume with your application plus copies of your education credentials.
Physical Address818 E. 53rd Street
Austin, TX 78751
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Head Start Teacher Aide

Child Inc
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 20, 2015
Job DescriptionPosition Description
Teacher Aide is a member of the classroom team who helps plan and initiate meaningful learning activities for Head Start children ages 3-5 years. The Teacher Aide assists teacher in conducting classroom activities, maintaining classroom environment, and supervising children; may also assist in planning and record keeping and other classroom related duties. (This is a 10-month position August - June).
 
Description of Job Tasks
Assist teaching staff with preparation and direction of the following actual classroom curriculum approved by Child Inc: Bilingual/multicultural activities according to ethnic and cultural backgrounds of children enrolled; activities in areas of health, nutrition, mental health, self-awareness and self-concept for all children enrolled; and measure, record and update children’s heights and weights. Assist in preparing classroom materials to support lesson plans; changes and creates learning centers as needed.
 
 
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to be flexible with work assignments and work schedules.
  • Knowledge of Head Start Standards and federal, state and local regulations as they apply to grant funded program mandates.
  • Excellent communication skills, especially good listening skills.
  • Ability to read, rapidly comprehend and correctly interpret regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Must have the ability to work and maintain high standards of professional ethics with persons of different racial, ethnic, economic and social backgrounds.
 
Education and Experience
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential required.
  • Associate in Early Childhood Education or Child Development also acceptable.
  • Three (3) months of experience working with children 3 – 5 years preferred.
  • Must have the ability to work at any center regardless of location.
  • Must be certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid within 30 days of employment.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
 
Background Check Requirements
Must pass all criminal history background checks. Must have valid driver’s license, current insurance and reliable transportation.  Must submit to post-offer physical and TB test. 
 All applicants must submit a completed Child Inc. application to be considered for a position. EOE.
 
To ApplyPlease go to our website at www.childinc.org to complete an application. Please submit a resume with your application plus copies of your education credentials.
Physical Address818 E. 53rd Street
Austin, TX 78751
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Certified Head Start Teacher

Child Inc
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 20, 2015
Job DescriptionPosition Description
This position will work with our collaborative Austin Independent School District partners in head start classrooms to promote the social, emotional, intellectual, language and physical development of each child in a safe and supervised educational environment. The Certified Head Start Teacher must involve parents in every aspect of program, working with them to establish both long and short term goals that will assure the necessary readiness outcomes needed for school success. The Certified Head Start Teacher assures that the classroom curriculum adheres to research- based, sound child development and early childhood educational principles. (This is a 10-month position August - June)
    
Description of Job Tasks
  • Plans and implements curriculum that complies with Head Start Outcomes Framework and Performance Standards, NAEYC, funding and regulatory guidelines and corporate policies.
  • Develops and implements both individual and group lesson plans that reflect mandated elements, parental input and cultural relevance and which promote social, emotional, intellectual, language and physical development.
  • With parental involvement, develops balanced lesson plans, which are developmentally appropriate, intellectually challenging, and addresses each child’s specific strengths and needs.
 
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to adapt curriculum to meet needs of all children including at-risk, special needs, gifted and for a culturally diverse population.
  • Ability to apply early childhood development theories in daily classroom activities and facilitate appropriate outcomes for individual children.
  • Ability to be flexible with work assignments and work schedules.
  • Knowledge of Head Start Standards and federal, state and local regulations as they apply to grant funded program mandates.
 
Education and Experience
  • Baccalaureate or advanced degree in early childhood education;
  • Valid Texas teaching certificate;
  • Three (3) months of experience working with children 3 to 5 years preferred;
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
 
Background Check Requirements
Must pass all criminal history background checks. Must have valid driver’s license, current insurance and reliable transportation.  Must submit to post-offer physical and TB test. 
 All applicants must submit a completed Child Inc. application to be considered for a position. EOE.
 
To ApplyPlease go to our website at www.childinc.org to complete an application. Please submit a resume with your application plus copies of your education credentials.
Physical Address818 E. 53rd Street
Austin, TX 78751
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Early Head Start Teacher

Child Inc
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 20, 2015
Job DescriptionPosition Description
The Early Head Start (EHS) Teacher has the primary responsibility to promote the social, emotional, intellectual, language and physical development of each child, ages infant-3 years, in a safe and supervised educational environment. The EHS Teacher must involve parents in every aspect of program, working with them to establish both long and short term goals that will assure the necessary readiness outcomes needed for school success. The EHS Teacher assures that the classroom curriculum adheres to research- based, sound child development and early childhood educational principles. (This is a 12-month position)
 
Description of Job Tasks
  • Sets learning goals and plans learning experiences by integrating knowledge of each child’s temperament, interests, gender, culture, language, learning approaches, understanding, misconceptions, and abilities and by working collaboratively with families and a range of specialists (e.g., medical, dental, speech, nutrition, mental health).
  • Plans, prepares and implements actual classroom curriculum approved by Child Inc.
  • Provides toddlers with experiences and opportunities that allow them to develop curiosity, initiative, problem solving skills and creativity as well as a sense of self and a feeling of belonging to the group.
  • Promotes children’s active exploration, creativity, and development in all domains by designing indoor and outdoor environments based on knowledge of how children develop and learn, and their individual abilities.
  • Maintains a healthy physical environment by following health and safety procedures (e.g., following universal precautions, regularly sanitizing equipment, and child-proofing environments).
 
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to adapt curriculum to meet needs of all children including at-risk, special needs, gifted and for a culturally diverse population.
  • Ability to apply early childhood development theories in daily classroom activities and facilitate appropriate outcomes for individual children.
  • Ability to be flexible with work assignments and work schedules.
  • Knowledge of Head Start Standards and federal, state and local regulations as they apply to grant funded program mandates.
 
Education and Experience
  • CDA with a focus on infant and toddler development required.
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education with a focus on infant and toddler development, or degree in a related field with coursework equivalent to a major in ECE/infant and toddler development,  preferred.
  • Three (3) months of experience working with children infant to 3 years preferred.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
 
Background Check Requirements
Must pass all criminal history background checks. Must have valid driver’s license, current insurance and reliable transportation. 
 
All applicants must submit a completed Child Inc. application to be considered for a position. EOE.
 
To ApplyPlease go to our website at www.childinc.org to complete an application. Please submit a resume with your application plus copies of your education credentials.
Physical Address818 E. 53rd Street
Austin, TX 78751
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BILINGUAL SOCIAL SERVICES OUTREACH COORDINATOR

Capital Area Food Bank of Texas
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Job DescriptionI. JOB SUMMARY
The principle objective of this position is to act as a primary outreach worker and contact for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Education & Outreach Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, as well as other State benefits. Duties include, but are not limited to: educating potential food stamp recipients at Food Bank Partner Agencies throughout the CAFB 21-county service area. This position serves as a resource to assist other regional partners as well as provide application assistance for potentially eligible individuals. It will be essential to maintain excellent working relationships with non-Food Bank partners to the program, and meet all tracking and reporting requirements of the grantor and CAFB.
 
II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Act as a primary contact with CAFB Partner Agencies to provide outreach, education, and application assistance to potential SNAP recipients.
  • Develop new relationships with community partners where such relationships will improve the outcome of the program.
  • Spend portions of work week in both the field and office as appropriate, providing assistance to potentially eligible SNAP recipients through communication formats including online, fax, telephone, mail, or hard copy delivery.
  • Maintain a results-oriented work ethic; set and meet predetermined goals regarding application, referral and outreach activity.
  • Meet all scheduled reporting requirements. Maintain daily records of all activities and outreach, utilizing data tracking software and spreadsheets.
  • Attend necessary training sessions and perform other duties as required to support the program.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
III. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
A.   Education, Experience, and Training
  • Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in Social Work or related field preferred but not required.
  • Two to five year’s full-time, wage-earning experience in social services within a non-profit organization.
  • Bilingual (both written and spoken) in Spanish required.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Government Issued Driver’s License. Must provide proof of auto liability insurance with a minimum amount of coverage at $500,000.
 
B.   Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. In particular, the ability to understand and organize detailed information and to write about or talk extemporaneously on that information.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects with attention to detail and accuracy while adhering to deadlines in a high-energy, fast-paced environment.
  • Basic understanding, familiarity, and sensitivity to hunger and poverty issues.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and productively within  a high performance, results oriented, environment
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Exercise good judgment and discretion; strong ethical character capable of handling confidential information.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Proficiency with the Internet and non-profit software  
  • Demonstrates superior customer service and organizational skills.
 
 
IV. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE
     ACCOMMODATION
 
  • Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, lift and carry under 50 lbs., perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle, and operate motor equipment.
  • Conditions may include working outside in inclement weather, and working closely with others, working alone, working protracted or irregular hours, and traveling by car, van, bus, and airplane.
  • Equipment (machines, tools, devices) used in performing only the essential functions include computer and related equipment, typewriter, calculator, copier, fax machine, telephone, and automobile.
 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work to be performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.
 
Please click on the following link to apply for the position:
https://www.austinfoodbank.org/about-us/careers/bilingual-social-services-outreach-coordinator
 
No recruiters, phone calls or walk-ins please.
The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.
 
To ApplyPlease click on the following link to apply for the position: https://www.austinfoodbank.org/about-us/careers/bilingual-social-services-outreach-coordinator
Physical Address8201 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78745
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Head Start Teacher

Child Inc
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 20, 2015
Job DescriptionPosition Description
The Head Start (HS) Teacher has the primary responsibility to promote the social, emotional, intellectual, language and physical development of each child, ages 3-5 years, in a safe and supervised educational environment. The HS Teacher must involve parents in every aspect of program, working with them to establish both long and short term goals that will assure the necessary readiness outcomes needed for school success. The HS Teacher assures that the classroom curriculum adheres to research- based, sound child development and early childhood educational principles. (This is a 10-month position August - June)
    
Description of Job Tasks
  • Plans and implements curriculum that complies with Head Start Outcomes Framework and Performance Standards, NAEYC, funding and regulatory guidelines and corporate policies.
  • Develops and implements both individual and group lesson plans that reflect mandated elements, parental input and cultural relevance and which promote social, emotional, intellectual, language and physical development.
  • With parental involvement, develops balanced lesson plans, which are developmentally appropriate, intellectually challenging, and addresses each child’s specific strengths and needs.
 
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to adapt curriculum to meet needs of all children including at-risk, special needs, gifted and for a culturally diverse population.
  • Ability to apply early childhood development theories in daily classroom activities and facilitate appropriate outcomes for individual children.
  • Ability to be flexible with work assignments and work schedules.
  • Knowledge of Head Start Standards and federal, state and local regulations as they apply to grant funded program mandates.
 
Education and Experience
  • Must meet Head Start minimum acceptable degree and experience requirements:
    • An associate, baccalaureate or advanced degree in early childhood education;
OR
  • An associate degree in a field related to early childhood education and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children;
OR
  • A baccalaureate or advanced degree in any field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children,
  • Baccalaureate or advanced degree in early childhood education preferred.
  • Must be certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid within 30 days of employment.
  • Three (3) months of experience working with children 3 to 5 years preferred.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
 
Background Check Requirements
Must pass all criminal history background checks. Must have valid driver’s license, current insurance and reliable transportation.  Must submit to post-offer physical and TB test.
 
All applicants must submit a completed Child Inc. application to be considered for a position. EOE.

 
To ApplyPlease go to our website at www.childinc.org to complete an application. Please submit a resume with your application plus copies of your education credentials.
Physical Address818 E. 53rd Street
Austin, TX 78751
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CDL A or B Route Delivery Driver

Capital Area Food Bank of Texas
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Job DescriptionROUTE DELIVERY DRIVER
 
I. JOB SUMMARY
 
The purpose of this position is to load and unload trucks and to provide timely and efficient transportation of food products from donors to the Food Bank and back to our partner agencies.  It requires dependable assistance in warehouse operations and safety procedures with emphasis on receipt and storage of incoming product. This position works independently and with minimal direct supervision.
 
II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
  • Transports food from donors to the Food Bank and from the Food Bank to agencies it including loading, driving, and unloading.
  • Develops good working relationships with store personnel and agency personnel, and immediately notifies Transportation Manager of any potential problems.
  • Keeps accurate, legible log of the weights and sources of all food and grocery products donated and all agency receipts and shortages.
  • Assesses the condition of donated food, placing acceptable products in proper storage and immediately discarding unacceptable product.
  • Marks and sorts perishable foods that require special handling.
  • Maintains the freezers and cooler in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Maintains vehicle condition logs and immediately informs Transportation Manager of any problems concerning Food Bank vehicles including accidents, mechanical failure, or need for maintenance.
  • Operates forklifts, jacks, trucks, and other warehouse equipment in a safe manner.
  • Works cooperatively with warehouse staff and assists with warehouse duties when time permits.
  • Complies with all health regulations and other laws that govern food handling.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by the Operations Management Team.
 
III. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
A.   Education, Experience, and Training
  • Possession of a current Texas Class A or Class B driver’s license with at least 2 years route delivery experience and a good driving record for at least three years (requires approval by insurance company as approved driver).
  • Possession of a current Medical Certificate as required by DOT.
  • Food Service experience preferred.
 
 
 
B.   Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. In particular, the ability to understand and organize detailed information and possess attention to detail with the ability to solve problems and show initiative
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects with attention to detail and accuracy while adhering to deadlines in a high-energy, fast-paced environment.
  • Exercise good judgment and discretion; strong ethical character capable of handling confidential information.
  • Coordination – Work closely with Transportation management to keep projects and tasks moving forward.
  • Customer service—the individual manages difficult client/customer situations, responds promptly to customer needs, solicits customer feedback to improve service, responds to requests for service and assistance and meets commitments. Ability to represent the Food Bank in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of proper ways to lift heavy objects safely and ability to do so (50 lbs. at a minimum).
  • Experience in warehousing and demonstrated ability to operate warehouse equipment.
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions without direct supervision.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other staff, volunteers, agency personnel, and store employees.
 
IV. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE
     ACCOMMODATION
 
  • Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, lift and carry up to 100 lbs., perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle, and operate motor equipment.
 
  • Conditions may include working outside in inclement weather, working around machines with moving parts and moving objects, radiant and electrical energy, working closely with others, working alone, working protracted or irregular hours, and traveling by car, van, bus, and airplane.
 
  • Equipment (machines, tools, devices) used in performing only the essential functions include computer and related equipment, typewriter, calculator, copier, fax machine, telephone, and automobile.
 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work to be performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.
 
Please click on the following link to apply for the position:
https://www.austinfoodbank.org/about-us/careers/route-delivery-driver
 
No recruiters, phone calls or walk-ins please. 
 
The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.
 
To ApplyPlease click on the following link to apply for the position: https://www.austinfoodbank.org/about-us/careers/route-delivery-driver
Physical Address8201 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, Texas 78745
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Bilingual Nutrition Educator

Capital Area Food Bank of Texas
Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Job DescriptionI. JOB SUMMARY
The primary objectives of this position are to provide nutrition education to the population served by the Capital Area Food Bank.
 
II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
  • CHOICES Nutrition Education Program class instruction conducted in Spanish/English.
  • Ability to stay on task and fulfill the SNAP-Ed requirements.
  • Assists with revising of class curriculum, evaluations (i.e. pre and post tests), and other class materials as needed to meet the needs of the clients and SNAP-Ed requirements.
  • Assist with marketing the CHOICES Nutrition Education Program to SNAP-Ed eligible sites through phone calls, email correspondence, or one-to-one scheduled visits. 
  • Provides accurate and timely data entry into proper excel sheet for Education Administration Reporting System (EARS) report. 
  • Submits accurate closed class data and evaluation results by assigned deadline to Nutrition Education Manager for each nutrition education course taught.     
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by Supervisor in support of the goals of the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas.   
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.
 
III. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
A.   Education, Experience, and Training
 
  • Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Major course work in Nutrition, Health Education, Science or a related field preferred.
  • One year full-time, wage-earning experience in nutrition education.
  • Excellent proficiency in Spanish.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. In particular, the ability to understand and organize detailed information and to write about or talk extemporaneously on that information.
 
B.   Knowledge and Skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of nutrition, food, and food safety. Demonstrated ability with group training or experience in community nutrition or community health education.
  • Ability to work cooperatively under pressure with a diverse range of people. Demonstrated ability to communicate tactfully with all members of society.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects with attention to detail and accuracy while adhering to deadlines in a high-energy, fast-paced environment.
  • Exercise good judgment and discretion; strong ethical character capable of handling confidential information.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, the Internet and non-profit software (Nutrition analysis software preferred).
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to be flexible with working hours to meet the client and class schedule. (includes evenings and weekends)  
  • Ability to work effectively with other Food Bank staff and volunteers.
 
IV. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE
     ACCOMMODATION
 
  • Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, lift and carry up to 25 lbs., perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle, and operate motor equipment.
  • Conditions may include working inside, working closely with others, working alone, working protracted or irregular hours, and traveling by car, van, bus, and airplane.
  • Equipment (machines, tools, devices) used in performing only the essential functions include computer and related equipment, calculator, copier, fax machine, telephone, and automobile.
 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work to be performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.
 
Please click on the following link to apply for the position:
https://www.austinfoodbank.org/about-us/careers/bilingual-nutrition-educator
 
 
No recruiters, phone calls or walk-ins please.
The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color,
 
To ApplyPlease click on the following link to apply for the position: https://www.austinfoodbank.org/about-us/careers/bilingual-nutrition-educator
Physical Address8201 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78745
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Early Learning Readiness Staff

YMCA of Austin
Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

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

Pay rate: $10.00- $12.00/hr (dependent on experience and certifications)

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

Benefits:
Paid training hours
Free CPR / FA certifications
Steady weekly hours:  9-16 hours/week
Individual membership to all YMCA's of Austin (over $600.00/year value);
Voluntary 403b Retirement Account

To Apply:  Qualified applicants can apply online at AustinYMCAJobs.org by July 31, 2015. 

 
Application Due DateFriday, July 31, 2015
To ApplyTo Apply: Qualified applicants can apply online at AustinYMCAJobs.org by July 31, 2015.
Physical Address3208 Red River St. Suite 100
Austin, TX 78705
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Administrative Law Attorney

Bullock Museum/State Preservation Board
Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Job Description

Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
$4,250.00 - $5,000.00 / per month

 

Position Summary

The State Preservation Board (SPB) is a prestigious state agency that preserves, restores and maintains the State Capitol, the Texas Governor's Mansion, the Bullock Texas State History Museum and other Texas landmarks for the benefit of all Texans. This position reports to the Director of Administration and works under moderate supervision, performing legal research, offering reliable legal counsel and supporting the agency in writing, administering, monitoring and negotiating agency contracts. May assist the Executive Director in representing the agency or its officials in contract related proceedings. Maintains a calm and professional demeanor and requires the use of sound judgment. Must display excellent communications skills; able to set priorities and maintain a respectful, service-oriented focus when interacting with other employees, vendors, volunteers, visitors, and the general public. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Advises staff on legal matters and the interpretation and application of agency laws and regulations.

Provides complex analysis of bidding documents, contractor proposals, contracts, and all related policies and procedures. Works within tight deadlines without compromising accuracy or judgment.

Oversees and prepares responses to public information requests in compliance with the Public Information Act.

Conducts research into a variety of areas of law, including but not limited to intellectual property, construction, contract and administrative law. Writes, edits, and finalizes reports, opinions, contracts, related correspondence and other documents. Advises the Director of Administration, Chief Financial Officer, Museum Director,

Executive Director and other division managers about legal issues related to contracts and grants administration.

Assists the Director of Administration and other division managers in researching, writing and editing agency policies.

Correctly summarizes findings, interprets and applies laws; uses legal reference materials; and communicates effectively.

May coordinate intra-agency teams to study and/or evaluate legal issues and provide sound legal services as needed.

Provides legal expertise and technical support to the Director of Administration and various division managers relative to writing, administering and negotiating contracts, grants, contract proposals and other documents as required
May supervise office and/or law interns related to special projects as approved.

Performs required duties as assigned according to the attorney-client-privilege and high standards of confidentiality. Maintains contacts with and works collaboratively with attorneys at the Office of the Attorney

General and other agencies as needed.

Assists staff with tracking legislative actions that affect the agency, and drafts bills as needed.

Complies with all applicable safety and security rules, regulations and standards.

Adheres to all agency policies and procedures.

Regular attendance is an essential job duty for all SPB positions.

Performs all duties as assigned in a manner that promotes public confidence in the SPB and its staff.

Encourages cooperation among the various divisions of the agency.

Works collaboratively as part of the senior management team.

Performs all other duties as assigned.
 

Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate for this position must have graduated from an accredited law school. Must be licensed to practice law in Texas; one year experience in legal work; demonstrates excellent analytical, research, verbal, writing and problem-solving skills. Member of the Texas State Bar.

If selected for interview, must provide college transcript and legal writing sample.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have 12 months of contracts experience and providing legal counsel in-house to a State of Texas government agency; demonstrate moderately complex knowledge of state government and the legislative process; experience with public information requests; and experience with employment law.

 

To ApplyApplication Instructions: If you meet the qualifications, submit a State of Texas application to the State Preservation Board (SPB): 201 E. 14th Street, Suite 950, Austin, Texas, 78701, Fax (512) 475-3366, or Email TSPB.Employment@tspb.state.tx.us. All resumes must be accompanied by a fully completed state application. Incomplete applications may be disqualified at the agency's discretion. All applications must be received by the SPB by the close of business on the final day posted for consideration. All applicants are also invited to visit our agency's website at: www.tspb.state.tx.us. For additional information call (512) 463-5495. Only interviewed applicants will receive notice of the final disposition of the selection process. EEO & Eligibility Statements: The State Preservation Board is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants without regard to national origin, sexual orientation, sex, Veteran status, disability, religion, race, color or age. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any requests for a reasonable accommodation in the interview and selection process, please call the agency's Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator at (512) 475-4992 and our representative will be happy to assist you.
Physical Address201 E. 14th Street
Austin, TX 78701
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Austin Program Coordinator

Girls Empowerment Network (GENaustin)
Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Start DateSaturday, August 1, 2015
Job DescriptionThis position will work under the direction of the Program Director to provide support and implementation of all of GEN’s programs. This position is full-time with a full benefits package and generous paid time off.
 
Job Duties:
 
Direct Service (45%)
 
  • Assist in the implementation of all GEN programs, including: clubGEN, 180, Girl Talk Workshops, GirlConnect, We Are Girls Conference, Pathfinder and Summer Camps
  • Facilitate a minimum of 5 groups/week, including both 180 and clubGEN groups
  • Coordinate, schedule, and facilitate workshops for your assigned campuses
  • Conduct intake, assessment and provide referrals to participants when appropriate
  • Communicate with community, governmental, and school agencies around case management issues, when necessary
  • Provide information, outreach and support to parents/guardians
     
Community and Administrative Leadership Skills (40%)
 
  • Provide ongoing training, coaching and support for other Program Coordinators
  • Cultivate and maintain positive working relationships with schools, courts, juvenile justice agencies, and other settings appropriate for GENaustin programs
  • Identify locations for program implementation in targeted areas of community
  • Assist in ongoing outreach and marketing efforts to increase GENaustin’s visibility at host settings
  • Work with development, marketing and agency leadership to assist efforts to promote and fundraise for programs; s
  • Update attendance data on a monthly basis and submit monthly program report
  • Assess effectiveness of curricula and update as appropriate
  • Oversee logistical details of groups such as recruiting participants, making reminders to participants, ordering supplies and administering program evaluations
  • Coordinate with local precincts, municipal courts, juvenile probation department and school personnel for referrals into the 180 program
  • Develop and coordinate monthly programs for girls who have completed an initial group
  • Develop partnerships with other youth-serving agencies and participate in networking opportunities relevant to your position
  • Attend weekly staff meeting, biweekly team meetings, and weekly supervision
     
    Supervision of intern(s)/volunteers (10%)
     
  • Provide training, supervision and management to intern(s) and/or community volunteers
 
Other Duties as Assigned (5%)
 
Requirements:
 
  • Commitment to the mission, vision and values of Girls Empowerment Network
  • Bachelors degree in counseling, social work, or related field; Masters degree preferred
  • At least 2 years experience facilitating groups (girls’ groups preferred)
  • At least 2 years experience working with high-risk youth from diverse backgrounds
  • Flexible schedule, including days, evenings, and at least 1 Saturday/month
  • Must be available to run afterschool programs on most weekdays
  • Commit to the position for the entire 2015-2016 school year
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver's license
  • Ability to pass a required background check
  • Goal-oriented, flexible, and able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Effective oral and written communication skills; bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Must have regular access to email and phone for daily communication
  • Available for training starting August 1, 2015
     
Application Due DateWednesday, July 15, 2015
To ApplySend a resume and cover letter to employment@genaustin.org. Please use the following format to name documents: Firstname_Lastname_FTPCResume and Firstname_Lastname_FTPCCoverletter. All documents must be in pdf.
Physical Address3000 South IH 35
Suite 410
Austin, TX 78704
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Development Coordinator

Girls Empowerment Network (GENaustin)
Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Start DateSaturday, August 1, 2015
Job Description

The Girls Empowerment Network (GENaustin) is currently seeking an energetic, highly organized, analytical individual to assist with agency fundraising efforts. Under the supervision of the Development Director, the Development Coordinator will perform tasks related to data management, donor relations, and general administration to ensure that GENaustin has the funding adequate to empower girls in Central Texas.

Highlighted position responsibilities:

 Manage communication and build relationships with active mid-level donors including:

o Hosting quarterly informational lunches for new donors.

o Managing peer-to-peer giving initiatives to build teams and excitement.

o Updating donors about the impact of their gift by sharing outcomes and stories via email.

o Represent the agency at fundraising related tabling events and small speaking engagements.

 Manage and administrate database system including:

o Enter and process donations, send gift acknowledgement letters.

o Monitor and track donor segments and communications.

o Oversee collection and entry of program data and monitoring of program outcomes.

o Create periodic reports of donor, volunteer, and program data to share with Director team.

 Assist with administrative duties associated with other cultivation activities, direct mail pieces, and the grants program; general administrative duties required for the smooth functioning of all fundraising activities.

 

Position details:

 Full time/permanent with generous paid time off and benefits package.

 

Position requirements:

 Bachelor’s degree in related field.

 Strong personal alignment with and a commitment to the mission of GENaustin.

 Eye for detail and an analytical mindset.

 Can-do spirit and a natural ability to build positive relationships.

 Comfort with Excel, databases, and professional writing.

 Self-starter who embraces new challenges and is motivated to succeed.

 Able to balance multiple projects and deliver high quality work.

 1+ years experience in fundraising, event planning, and/or communications.

 Strong interpersonal and communication skills; confident speaking with diverse populations and representing an agency in the community.

 Comfortable trouble-shooting challenges and coming to responsible solutions.

 Reliable transportation.

 

Preferred qualifications:

 English/Spanish bilingual.

 2+ years experience working in a development department for a 501(c)(3) social service agency with a $1 million+ annual budget.

 Experience managing a donor database.

Application Due DateWednesday, July 15, 2015
To ApplyPlease submit a cover letter and resume to employment@genaustin.org with the subject line “Development Coordinator.” • Please name your resume Lastname_Firstname_resume and your cover letter Lastname_Firstname_letter, for example: Jones_Jessica_resume and Jones_Jessica_letter • Your application must be submitted in PDF format. If you need FREE assistance in converting your files to a PDF visit www.smallpdf.com.
Physical Address3000 South IH 35
Suite 410
Austin, TX 78704
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Program Director

Girls Empowerment Network (GENaustin)
Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Start DateSaturday, August 1, 2015
Job Description

The ideal candidate for the Girls Empowerment Network Program Director is an open-hearted, strategic, conscientious, mission-driven, leader-manager who inspires her team, innovates expansion, and is the face of the Girls Empowerment Network Program Department. This full-time Director supervises a team of Program Coordinators who facilitate Girls Empowerment Network’s Central Texas programs. Applicants must be a Licensed Master of Social Work (or related field) with at least three years of professional youth program management experience, three years of supervision of direct service teams, and a demonstrated commitment to the mission and values of Girls Empowerment Network. Qualified candidates will demonstrate a history of goal achievement, excellent managerial skills (team accountability/judgment), teamwork, collaborative partnerships, program evaluation, innovative program development/ implementation, budgeting and budget management, problem solving, and public speaking. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be capable of working in a fast-paced environment and will contribute to an open and kind work culture. Spanish speaking candidates preferred. Nights and weekends are sometimes required. Competitive salary based on experience plus excellent benefits package.

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Program Director works with Girls Empowerment Network staff members and volunteers to accomplish the following:

 Supervise Program Coordinators to ensure the effective delivery of all Girls Empowerment Network programs

 Support Program Coordinators in recruitment, supervision and training of program staff and volunteers

 Establish relationships with various target audiences to raise awareness about Girls Empowerment Network services

 Oversee the evaluation of programs for effectiveness, use in donor cultivation, and reporting to the community

 Work with Executive Director, Development Director, and program team to plan ongoing strategic expansion of Girls Empowerment Network programs

 Develop innovative strategies to generate agency income through program delivery

 Respond to all expansion inquiry requests for Girls Empowerment Network programs

 Provide support to the Development Director to inform grant proposals as needed

 Represent Girls Empowerment Network at community meetings, ensuring that Girls Empowerment Network participates in collaborative Central Texas efforts to address issues related to core mission

 Implement and maintain effective methods for recruitment and retention of girls participating in Girls Empowerment Network programs

 Ensure that Girls Empowerment Network programs incorporate current best practices, high ethical standards, and services that meet the needs of the community

 Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders

 Identify strategic opportunities for Girls Empowerment Network’s meaningful engagement in the communities it serves

Available to Begin Training August 1, 2015

For more information about Girls Empowerment Network, visit www.genaustin.org.

Application Due DateWednesday, July 15, 2015
To ApplyTo apply please send an email with the subject line “Program Director” to employment@genaustin.org with the following two attachments: 1. Your cover letter saved as LastName_FirstName_Application 2. Your current resume saved as Lastname_FirstName_Resume Your application must be submitted in PDF format. If you need FREE assistance in converting your files to a PDF visit www.smallpdf.com.
Physical Address3000 South IH 35
Suite 410
Austin, TX 78704
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Part-Time Austin Area Program Coordinator

Girls Empowerment Network (GENaustin)
Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Job DescriptionThis position will work under the direction of the Program Director to provide support and implementation of all of GEN’s programs. This position is hourly, part-time up to 20 hours per week and includes a cell phone stipend and mileage reimbursement. No benefits or paid time off.

Job Description:
 
Direct Service (60%)
 
  • Assist in the implementation of all GEN programs, including: clubGEN, 180, Girl Talk Workshops, GirlConnect, We Are Girls Conference, Pathfinder and Summer Camps
  • Facilitate a minimum of 5 groups/week, including both 180 and clubGEN groups
  • Coordinate, schedule, and facilitate workshops for your assigned campuses
  • Conduct intake, assessment and provide referrals to participants when appropriate
  • Communicate with community, governmental, and school agencies around case management issues, when necessary
  • Provide information, outreach and support to parents/guardians
     
    Administrative (40%)
     
  • Maintain and build relationships with school personnel­ and community partners
  • Assist in ongoing outreach and marketing efforts to increase GEN’s visibility at assigned campuses
  • Oversee logistical details of groups such as recruiting participants, making reminders to participants, ordering supplies and administering program evaluations
  • Attend monthly staff meeting, biweekly team meetings, and biweekly supervision
  • Update attendance data on a monthly basis and submit monthly program report
  • Assess effectiveness of curricula and update as appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned
     
Requirements:
 
  • Commitment to the mission, vision and values of Girls Empowerment Network
  • Bachelors degree in counseling, social work, or related field; Masters degree preferred
  • At least 2 years experience facilitating groups (high-risk, girls’ groups preferred)
  • At least 2 years experience working with high-risk youth from diverse backgrounds
  • Flexible schedule, including days, evenings, and at least 1 Saturday/month
  • Must be available to run afterschool programs on most weekdays
  • Commit to the position for the entire 2015-16 school year
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver's license
  • Ability to pass a required background check
  • Goal-oriented, flexible, and able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Effective oral and written communication skills; bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Must have regular access to email and phone for daily communication
  • Available for training starting September 28, 2015
Application Due DateSaturday, August 1, 2015
To ApplySend a resume and cover letter to employment@genaustin.org. Please use the following format to name documents: Firstname_Lastname_PTPCResume and Firstname_Lastname_PTPCCoverletter. All documents must be in pdf.
Physical Address3000 South IH 35
Suite 410
Austin, TX 78704
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Youth Development Professional

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area
Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Job DescriptionThe Boys and Girls Club of the Austin Area is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic part-time employee to instruct various programs for summer and after school, perform homework help duties, and interact with parents, families and school staff on a regular basis.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Planning, implementing activities for Elementary, Middle and High School Club members; providing guidance and role modeling to Club members; participating in school, community and Club activities; occasionally attending evening and weekend trainings, events and field trips.


Compensation: $9.00 per hour

Locations:

South West Key Boys & Girls Club
6002 Jain Lane Austin, TX 78721
Start Date: ASAP

School Year Hours: 2:30p – 8:30pm Monday-Friday
Summer Hours: 8:30am - 5:30 pm, Monday-Friday

 
East Austin College Prep Boys & Girls Club
500 E. MLK Blvd
Austin TX 78721
Start Date: ASAP
School year Hours: 3pm - 8:00 pm, Monday-Friday

 
To Applyleo.santana@bgcaustin.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX 78723
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AMERICORPS ECE INSTRUCTOR

SSP Learning Center
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015

Job DescriptionJob Title
ECE Classroom Instructor
 
Primary Purpose/Function of Position
The ECE Classroom Instructor’s role includes facilitating classes using the ACE
curriculum for children ages 2 to 4. ** The ECE Classroom AmeriCorp member will also facilitate breakaway lessons for the students using the UW materials.
 
Specific responsibilities include
 
Classroom Leadership
 
  • Instruct children ages two to four in a setting for the purpose of demonstrating age appropriate activities.
  • Intervenes in behavioral incidents and potentially hazardous situations for the purpose of assisting students in modifying inappropriate behavior and/or developing successful interpersonal skills.
  • Monitors children in various activities (e.g. snack time, group or individual play, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Monitors student behavior for the purpose of ensuring student compliance and maintaining a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Participates in meetings for the purpose of sharing information and/or improving ones skills and knowledge.
  • Assist in planning age appropriate program activities and lessons (e.g. games, art, music, etc.) for the purpose of addressing the individual needs of the children.
  • Assist in set-up and break-down of SSP classrooms
  • Complete all required reporting as required by AmeriCorp ** For AmeriCorp Member.
 
 
Skills and Experience
 
Required
 
  • High school diploma.
  • Must be well-organized and detail-oriented .
  • Must be adaptable.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with ability to communicate well with volunteers, colleagues and community partners. 
  • Ability to work independently while functioning effectively as a member of a team.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to juggle multiple tasks and roles.
 
 
 
To ApplyPlease send resume and cover letter to Christina Collazo at info@ssplearningcenter.com
Physical Address200 Brushy Street
Austin, TX 78702
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Field Assistant

TreeFolks
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015

Start DateThursday, July 30, 2015
Job DescriptionThe Field Assistant is a temporary, part time position working 30 hours per week from July through March, 2016 supporting the operations of the NeighborWoods tree distribution program.  The Field Assistant will identify available planting spaces around homes, offer trees to residents, assist with tree distribution, collect field data, and provide excellent customer service to the community.  The ideal candidate will possess integrity while working independently, have a positive attitude and enjoy working outdoors in a physically demanding environment. 
 
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 1.6 million trees to shade urban streets, beautify neighborhoods, clean air and water, and reforest the Lost Pines in Bastrop County.  The NeighborWoods program is a partnership between TreeFolks and the City of Austin to grow and nurture the urban forest by providing free trees and tree care education to the public.
 
Responsibilities:
Offer Trees to Residents (50%)
  • Walk through neighborhoods to identify potential tree planting sites on private land
  • Record number of trees offered and leave information at resident’s property
  • Record data using tablet computer and GPS unit.
  • Evaluate properties using aerial imagery (i.e. Google maps) at special events to determine eligibility and plantable space
 
Distribute Trees (40%)
  • Pick up and load trees from local nurseries
  • Water, prune, label, move and organize trees in TreeFolks nursery
  • Deliver trees to residential properties or giveaway locations using TreeFolks truck and trailer
  • Assist with special community planting events and giveaway events as needed
 
Data Collection (10%)
  • Complete a sample tree inventory of previously planted trees and record the height, diameter, species and condition of trees using tablet computer and GPS unit. 
  • Complete a survival study of trees planted in the prior season
 
Qualifications:
  • General knowledge of trees preferred
  • Ability to walk 5+ miles per day in various weather conditions while carrying equipment required
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision required
  • Must maintain a Texas driver’s license in good standing
  • Ability to report daily progress and provide honest feedback when problems occur
  • Must possess a courteous and positive attitude
  • Experience with computers and ability to read maps and diagrams required
  • Ability to work occasional weekends and evenings with advance notice
  • Willingness to learn about and educate the community about trees
 
Expected Start Date:  End of July
Compensation: $14 per hour, 30 hours per week, 8 ½ months
 
Application Due DateMonday, July 13, 2015
To ApplySend cover letter, resume and 3 references to jobs@treefolks.org. No phone calls.
Physical Address10803 Platt Lane
Austin, TX 78725
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Program Assistant

TreeFolks
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015

Start DateThursday, July 30, 2015
Job DescriptionThe Program Assistant is a temporary, full time position from July through March, 2016 supporting the operations of the NeighborWoods tree distribution program.  The Program Assistant will enter customer data, create tree distribution lists, track inventory, create printed materials, and answer questions about the NeighborWoods program, TreeFolks, and trees in general.  The ideal candidate will be passionate about trees, be able to effectively communicate program guidelines to recipients, and have a positive, enthusiastic attitude.
 
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 1.6 million trees to shade urban streets, beautify neighborhoods, clean air and water, and reforest the Lost Pines in Bastrop County.  The NeighborWoods program is a partnership between TreeFolks and the City of Austin to grow and nurture the urban forest by providing free trees and tree care education to the public.
 
Responsibilities:
Customer Service & Education (50%)
  • Respond to inquiries about the program and provide assistance to participants ordering trees
  • Abide by contract spacing requirements when evaluating aerial imagery for property eligibility
  • Collect information from customers and enter data into mapping database
  • Give advice on proper tree care, including planting and species selection
Distribution Preparation (35%)
  • Create, print, label and distribute program materials and notifications
  • Organize education materials and prepare them for distribution
  • Maintain inventory of necessary program supplies to ensure availability for distribution
  • Water, label, lift and carry trees stored in the office nursery
  • Provide assistance and prepare materials for giveaway and community engagement events
Special Events (15%)
  • Assist with special events including tree giveaways and community educational workshops
  • Direct attendees and volunteers towards appropriate places and tasks
Qualifications:
  • Basic knowledge of trees or native plants required
  • Ability to speak and write in Spanish is required
  • Minimum 1 year experience with customer service or educating the public
  • Ability to clearly communicate and consistently abide by program eligibility criteria
  • Ability to interpret aerial photographs and maps to estimate available planting sites
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, web based email, and Google maps
  • Ability to work occasional weekends or evenings with adequate notice
  • Maintain a Texas driver’s license in good standing
  • Willingness to learn about and educate the community about trees and work as a team member
 
Expected Start Date: End of July
Compensation: $14 per hour, 8.5 months
 
Application Due DateMonday, July 13, 2015
To ApplySend cover letter, resume and 3 references to jobs@treefolks.org. No phone calls.
Physical Address10803 Platt Lane
Austin, TX 78725
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Customized Program - SISTERS Coordinator

Girl Scouts of Central Texas
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015

Job DescriptionTo Apply: Please complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4070&jpt= to be considered.
 

POSITION SUMMARY

The coordinator will manage, develop, implement, maintain, and evaluate curricula through the SISTERS (Stay in School to Enjoy Real Success) Program. Network and coordinate with other agencies for collaborative purposes.  Oversee the execution of curriculum and mentoring of underserved girls in 6th – 12th grades. Develop appropriate curriculum to reflect girls’ needs and report measurable outcomes with the ultimate goal of keeping girls in high school to successfully reach graduation. The Coordinator is also accountable for ensuring activities are designed to promote and achieve the council goals and objectives. Supervise staff as assigned. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management, Liberal Arts, Social Work, Education, related field or equivalent directly related work experience.
  • Demonstrated management, organizational and leadership skills.
  • Proven program development skills including curriculum writing, and budget management.
  • Possess excellent computer, customer service, time management and organizational skills.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including periodic evenings, weekends, and summer.
  • Ability to relate well with people from a variety of economic and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Reliable transportation and phone.
  • Willingness to travel around assigned geographic area.
  • Ability to make a commitment to the philosophy of Girl Scouts, both nationally and locally.
  • Membership in GSUSA.
 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Recruitment and Retention

  1. Work with agencies, organizations, groups, and schools, to develop, and implement events, workshops and classes that will increase and retain membership according to Council goals and objectives.
  2. Ensure all program events, projects, and trips are planned, budgeted and implemented to comply with GSUSA and GSCTX policies and guidelines, safety standards, and funder guidelines.
  3. Ensure curriculum supports Council’s goals and objectives.
  4. Develop a broad base of community contacts and positive community relations by meeting with and speaking to individuals and groups within the assigned service unit communities on a regular basis.
  5. Support the development of council fund raising programs by helping to identify organizations, businesses and individuals who are potential donors or grant sources.
  6. Recruit volunteers, attend volunteer fairs, and provide public speaking for programs and events.
  7. Support and train the volunteers, mentors, and staff involved in the SISTERS programs.
  8. Collaborate with Resource Development Department to assist in grant writing and reporting, as well as to ensure grant compliance.
  9. Provide timely and accurate reports as required for GSCTX programming, grants, funding, registration, and membership.
  10. Develop and monitor systems for calculating and reporting outcomes for the program.
  11. Work with the Membership Team Lead and the Director of Member Services to develop, administer and monitor budget.
  12. Provide quality customer service that resolves concerns by offering creative solutions in a timely manner.
  13. Develop, administer and monitor organization and grant budgets in collaboration Membership Team Lead.
  14. Adhere to the policies of Girl Scouts of Central Texas and promote girl scouting in a positive manner to the public as well as to all internal and external cusomters.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned.

Field Management

  1. Demonstrates a working knowledge of GSUSA and the GSCTX’s policies, procedures, guidelines and standards.
  2. Recruit, appoint, and supervise leaders for assigned schools, SISTERS groups, and collaborative groups within the service area.
  3. Work directly with the girls and families involved with SISTERS.
  4. Supervise the SISTERS Staff.
  5. Work with Membership Development Executives to accomplish membership goals that result in positive relations.
  6. Ensure programs and projects are planned, budgeted, and carried out within approved Council’s goals, objectives, and standards.
To ApplyTo Apply: Please complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4070&jpt= to be considered.
Physical AddressSan Angelo, Texas
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Retail Sales Specialist

Girl Scouts of Central Texas
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015

Job DescriptionTo Apply: Please complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4213&jpt= to be considered.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Retail Sales Specialist is responsible for consistently providing the highest level of Customer Service for volunteers, parents and Girl Scouts, while selling merchandise and non-merchandise from the shop. Operating the point of sales system (RMS) and consistently maintaining the visual merchandising of the sales floor are key to this position. Assisting in loss prevention practices as set by the Director of Retail Operations is a standard expectation of this position. Assisting in receipt of new merchandise and stocking the sales floor in a timely manner as well as restocking from stockroom and maintaining an organized stockroom on a regular basis are essential duties.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma with some college preferred.
  • Minimum two years of retail experience.
  • Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule, including nights and weekends.
  • Proficient data entry skills in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent organizational skills with proven ability to execute projects on time and on budget.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills while achieving results in partnership with others.
  • Working knowledge of point of sale software and credit card transaction procedures.
  • Yearly membership in GSUSA is required.
  • Support the development of Council fund raising by assisting to identify organizations, businesses and individuals who are potential donors or grant sources.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Sales Management:

  • Provides high quality of customer service through consistently engaging customers in conversation, problem solving and using product knowledge to educate the customer.
  • Develops product knowledge of all Girl Scout products including badges, insignia, pins, and patches for proper uniform placement, as well as Council merchandise.
  • Assists customers in the purchase of Girl Scout products including badges, insignia, pins, and patches for proper uniform placement.

Operations:

  • Gains knowledge about all shop procedures and protocols including point of sale software, credit card machine, gift certificates, Girl Scout Dough, refunds and exchanges, and General Journal Entries.
  • Ensures all fax, email, US mail and special orders are handled in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for opening and closing the shop including end of day paperwork.
  • Receives and re-stocks merchandise in a correct and timely manner.
  • Assists proper recording of damaged merchandise and inventory item counts on a regular basis.
  • Assists in the annual shop inventory.
  • Assists with events and audits when necessary.
  • Responsible for recording and receipting for non-merchandise, including donations and registrations for Resource Development.
  • Adhere to the policies of Girl Scouts of Central Texas and promote girl scouting in a positive manner to the public as well as all internal and external customers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Visual Merchandising:

  • Participates in maintaining a clean and organized sales floor and that displays are fresh and new merchandise is always highlighted.
  • Assists in maintaining a well-stocked floor and organized stockroom.
To ApplyTo Apply: Please complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4213&jpt= to be considered.
Physical AddressCollege Station , Texas
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Graphic Designer

Girl Scouts of Central Texas
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015

Job DescriptionTo Apply: Please complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4222&jpt= to be considered.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Graphic Designer is responsible for the creation, design and production of compelling, brand-centric marketing assets to support marketing and communications objectives Council-wide. From concept through execution, this position will effectively translate and communicate the Girl Scouts’ value proposition and enhance and protect its brand reputation.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum two to four years of experience in the creative field with demonstrated knowledge of design, marketing, communications and brand principles.
  • Expert level knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), PowerPoint, Acrobat Pro, and digital photography.
  • Portfolio including multi-page print collateral and electronic communication samples that demonstrate knowledgeable use of typography and a clear, consistent informational hierarchy.
  • Expert level knowledge of Microsoft Office applications - specifically Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work creatively within established brand guidelines.
  • Knowledge of pre-press and print practices.
  • Working knowledge of social media.
  • Photography skills.
  • Video editing experience a plus.
  • Interest in the Girl Scouts mission to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.
  • Ability to administer the production of print communication materials. Build relationships with and select independent print vendors.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to complete multiple, concurrent projects while meeting deadlines and delivering high quality results.
  • Ability to design high quality, objective-driven marketing communications collateral across multiple platforms including print, online/website, email, blog, social and event/experience to support all internal GSCTX teams.
  • Knowledge of website management tools and content creation.
  • Yearly membership in GSUSA is required.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in the development of annual communications, engagement and content strategy campaigns that meet specific program, revenue, or recruitment-driven objectives.
  • Serve as a “brand ambassador” for the Council by keeping current on all GSUSA branding/communications guidelines and resources.
  • Work within established branding guidelines, upholding the highest quality design standards in order to meet GSCTX objectives and results.
  • Oversee the brand’s visual assets, including photos, logos, illustrations and other assets.
  • Work to keep website up-to-date and dynamic with current photos, font, design, layout, and multimedia.
  • Serve as photographer as needed for Council activities, including some nights and weekends.
  • Maintain all project and photography electronic files and archives and secure photos/videos for all print and electronic marketing communications.
  • Work efficiently within the Marketing and Communications team to support marketing, communications, content strategy, visibility and member engagement strategies.
  • Assist Marketing and Communications team with special projects as assigned.
  • Provide quality customer service that resolves concerns by offering creative solutions in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to the policies of Girl Scouts of Central Texas and promote girl scouting in a positive manner to the public as well as to all internal and external customers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
To ApplyTo Apply: Please complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4222&jpt= to be considered.
Physical AddressAustin , Texas
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Program Specialist

Girl Scouts of Central Texas
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015

Job DescriptionTo Apply: Please complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4273&jpt= to be considered.

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for development, implementation and evaluation of girl program opportunities in San Angelo and surrounding counties. Assume all responsibility for regional girl programs including but not limiting to special events, interest groups, travel programs and other Council-wide program opportunities. Ensure the development, extension, maintenance, and retention of girl and adult membership that accomplishes Council goals and objectives.

Qualifications

  • BA required in Management, Business, Recreation or related field.
  • Demonstrated administrative, organizational and leadership skills.
  • Ability to relate well with people from a variety of economic and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Reliable transportation and phone. 
  • Willingness to work flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
  • Strong problem-solving/conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong public speaking skills and ability to write with a professional context.
  • Knowledge of program planning and coordination.
  • Knowledge of statistical reporting, record keeping and scheduling.
  • Knowledge of computer programs: Word, Excel, and ability to learn new programs as warranted.
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Ability to make a commitment to the philosophy of Girl Scouts, both nationally and locally.
  • Membership in GSUSA is required.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Promote and support the Girl Scout programming philosophies of GSUSA & GSCTX.
  • Develop, implement and coordinate large-scale events based on GSUSA program portfolio.
  • Attend necessary trainings to carry out assigned duties, including, but not limited to, CPR/First Aid certification, and child abuse training.
  • Identify, develop and maintain community resources/partners within assigned areas in order to secure support and group meeting space.
  • Ensure inclusiveness in membership and participation.
  • Develop and implement recruitment strategies and retention plans for girl and adult membership.
  • Identify and work with community collaborators to set up event opportunities for troops and service units that complement Girl Scout Journeys curriculum, help girls earn badges, or provide girls with leadership opportunities.
  • Work with program team to create collaborator resource guides for membership which would list collaborators and their event offerings, prices, locations and contact information.
  • Coordinate annual girl scholarship selection process with the support of the scholarship committee.
  • Travel to Brownwood and Stephenville areas to provide quarterly program opportunities in those areas. 
  • Maintain a broad base of community contacts and positive community relations by meeting with and speaking to individuals, and groups to promote Girl Scouting in the community.
  • Ensure events, projects, and trips are planned, budgeted, and carried out within approved Council goals, objectives, and safety standards.
  • Participate in staff team efforts, displaying a positive attitude. Work cooperatively with overall Council staff to accomplish Council goals and objectives.
  • Manage a regional Girl Advisory Board to ensure programs offered are girl-led.
  • Provide quality customer service that resolves concerns by offering creative solutions in a timely manner.
  • Model behavior consistent with the mission and purpose of Girl Scouting.
  • Provide guidance, interpretation, and updates to staff and volunteers on girl program and safety materials, and their adaptation for local use as necessary and appropriate.
  • Work collaboratively with Membership to provide cooperative retention, recruitment and training opportunities.
  • Provide support for Council fund development and fundraising activities. Acquire knowledge of the development process and policies and interpret them for volunteers to ensure proper and effective communication throughout the Council regarding fund development and asking others to give.
  • Contribute to AA/EEO goals of Council by assuring all plans reach out to all racial/ethnic groups and provide equal access.  Acquire knowledge and understanding of affirmative action, exhibiting a non-discriminatory attitude in all internal and external working relationships.
  • Wear official uniform, t-shirt and/or insignia as appropriate.
  • Adhere to the policies of Girl Scouts of Central Texas and promote girl scouting in a positive manner to the public as well as to all internal and external customers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
To ApplyTo Apply: Please complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4273&jpt= to be considered.
Physical AddressSan Angelo , Texas
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Program and Teen Mentor Specialist

Girl Scouts of Central Texas
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015

Job DescriptionTo Apply: Please complete online application athttps://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4345&jpt= to be considered. 

 POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for development, implementation and evaluation of girl program opportunities. Assume all responsibility for regional girl programs including but not limited to special events, interest groups, travel programs and other Council-wide program opportunities. Ensure the development, extension, maintenance, and retention of girl and adult membership that accomplishes Council goals and objectives.

Qualifications

  • BA required in Management, Business, Recreation or related field.
  • Demonstrated administrative, organizational and leadership skills.
  • Ability to relate and work well with people from a variety of socio-economic, racial and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member with some supervision.
  • Reliable transportation and telephone. 
  • Willingness to work flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
  • Strong problem-solving/conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong public speaking skills and ability to write with a professional context.
  • Knowledge of program planning and coordination.
  • Knowledge of statistical reporting, record keeping and scheduling.
  • Knowledge of computer programs: Word, Excel, and ability to learn new programs as warranted.
  • Support the development of Council fund raising effort by identifying organizations, businesses and individuals who are potential donors or grant sources.
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Ability to make a commitment to the philosophy of Girl Scouts, both nationally and locally.
  • Membership in GSUSA in required.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Promote and support Girl Scout programming philosophies of GSUSA & GSCTX. 
  • Develop, implement and coordinate large-scale events based on the GSUSA program portfolio.
  • Coordinate annual girl scholarship selection process with the support of the scholarship committee.
  • Identify and work with community collaborators to set up event opportunities for troops and service units that complement Girl Scout Journeys curriculum, help girls earn badges, or provide girls with leadership opportunities.
  • Maintain contact with large-scale collaborators and provide them with event updates and facilitator packets. Purchase patches for registered participants and provide confirmation information to all registered.
  • Host with Girl Scout partners or volunteers collaboratively on large-scale events that serve large numbers of girls and are Journey or focus area-based and provide leadership opportunities for older Girl Scouts.
  • Schedule all computer lab workshops. Schedule staff or volunteers needed to implement scheduled programs. Prepare training materials for volunteer-led programs. 
  • Maintain a broad base of community contacts and positive community relations by meeting with and speaking to individuals, and groups to promote Girl Scouting in the community.
  • Ensure events, projects, and trips are planned, budgeted, and carried out within approved Council goals, objectives, and safety standards. 
  • Develop and manage an active volunteer database to support Council-wide events, interest groups and travel opportunities.
  • Model behavior consistent with the mission and purpose of Girl Scouting. 
  • Work with volunteer teams, troop leaders, girls, staff and other groups to design, implement and evaluate Council-sponsored program activities based on girl’s needs and interests. 
  • Ensure inclusiveness in membership and participation.
  • Manage a regional Girl Advisory Board to ensure programs offered are girl-led.
  • Select and direct volunteer personnel needed for implementing Council-sponsored program events.
  • Provide guidance, interpretation, and updates to staff and volunteers on girl program and safety materials, and their adaptation for local use as necessary and appropriate.
  • Ensure program events and activities are planned and implemented to comply with GSUSA and GSCTX policies and guidelines.
  • Work collaboratively with Membership Department to provide cooperative retention, recruitment and training opportunities.
  • Work cooperatively with overall Council staff to accomplish Council goals and objectives.
  • Provide quality customer service that resolves concerns by offering creative solutions in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to the policies of Girl Scouts of Central Texas and promote girl scouting in a positive manner to the public as well as to all internal and external customers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 

 

To ApplyTo Apply: Please complete online application athttps://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4345&jpt= to be considered.
Physical AddressWaco, Temple, or Killeen Service Center, Texas
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Tech Girls Specialist

Girl Scouts of Central Texas
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015

Job DescriptionTo Apply: Please complete the online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4346&jpt= to be considered.

POSITION SUMMARY

Tech Girls Specialist is responsible for the planning and implementation of Girl Scout program activities, specifically after-school science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs for girls in the Austin area from low-income, low-resource and ethnically diverse backgrounds. The Specialist is responsible for communicating and coordinating with area middle and high schools to recruit teachers and students for the program. The Specialist is responsible for recruiting and supervising adult volunteers to assist with troop meetings. The Specialist is responsible for extending membership to all racial/ethnic groups in order to meet membership goals. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field or equivalent directly related work experience.
  • Possess excellent computer, customer service, time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time.
  • Ability to relate well with people from a variety of economic and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Effective communication skills (oral and written).
  • Problem-solving/conflict resolution skills.
  • Good, reliable transportation.
  • Some Girl Scout experience preferred.
  • Ability to make a commitment to the philosophy of Girl Scouts, both nationally and locally.
  • Membership in GSUSA is required.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide curriculum that supports Council goals and objectives. 
  • Provide program evaluations with measurable outcomes for each troop. Compile data from evaluations. 
  • Attend training necessary to carry out assigned duties.
  • Develop and implement recruitment strategies and retention plans for girl and adult membership.
  • Identify, organize, develop and maintain community resources/partners within assigned areas to secure support and group meeting space.
  • Develop a volunteer base within assigned areas.
  • Plan and conduct group meetings within assigned areas.
  • Ensure that girls and adults being served are registered as members of Girl Scouts.
  • Promote program and resources including Council, service unit and GSUSA sponsored activities.
  • Develop programs for girls and adults of all racial and ethnic groups in order to contribute to the Council’s diversity goals.
  • Prepare and submit reports as assigned. 
  • Maintain grant financial records and reports.
  • Participate in staff team efforts, displaying a positive and cooperative attitude.
  • Provide support for Council fund development and fund-raising activities. Acquire knowledge of the development process and policies and interpret them for volunteers to ensure proper and effective communication throughout the Council regarding fund development and asking others to give.
  • Contribute to AA/EEO goals of the Council by assuring that all plans reach out to all racial/ethnic groups and provide equal access. Acquire knowledge and understanding of affirmative action, exhibiting a non-discriminatory attitude in all internal and external working relationships.
  • Wear official uniform, t-shirt and/or insignia as appropriate.
  • Assist with additional STEM programs, day camps and events as needed.
  • Provide quality customer service that resolves concerns by offering creative solution in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to the policies of Girl Scouts of Central Texas and promote girl scouting in a positive manner to the public as well as to all internal and external customers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

 


 
To ApplyTo Apply: Please complete the online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4346&jpt= to be considered.
Physical AddressAustin , Texas
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Resource Development Executive -East Region

Girl Scouts of Central Texas
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015

Job Description

To Apply: Please complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4417&jpt= to be considered.

POSITION SUMMARY

Girl Scouts of Central Texas (GSCTX) is a growing, dynamic youth leadership organization with an $8.2M annual budget with six service centers including one in the greater Bryan/College Station area.  GSCTX currently has an opening for a Resource Development Executive who has the responsibility to direct, coordinate, and implement a comprehensive donated gifts campaign and related activities to maximize support from individuals, corporations, and foundations.  GSCTX is headquartered in North Austin and serves 46 Central Texas Counties.  The Resource Development Executive, based in Bryan/College Station area will be responsible for fundraising in the following counties: Brazos, Burleson, Roberson, Leon, Madison, Grimes, Washington, Austin, Colorado, Fayette, Lee, Milam, and Falls, Bell, and McLennan counties. 

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree or combination of education and experience that yields the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • At least two years of experience in a development office.
  • Preference is given to candidates who have experience with major donor solicitations.
  • Preference is given to candidates who have intimate knowledge of Austin’s philanthropic landscape.
  • Yearly membership in GSUSA is required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong people skills to support the development of council fund raising programs by helping to identify organizations, businesses and individuals who are potential donors or grant sources.
  • Strong computer skills, proficient in Word for Windows, Excel, Access, or other database systems.  Preference is given to candidates with moderate experience in Abila’s (formerly Sage) Fundraiser’s 50 database.
  • Ability to work with little supervision.
  • Executive presence is expected at all times.
  • Ability to travel and work a flexible schedule including nights and/or weekends.
  • Detailed oriented and flexible.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills while achieving results in partnership with others.
  • Demonstrated experience and confidence in asking organizations and individuals to contribute money, time and other resources.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Organizes and administers GSCTX’s individual gifts campaigns including Juliette’s Circle: includes prospect identification, goal setting, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship; builds individual giving pipeline of donors to increase gifts; and reaches agreed upon goals of the campaigns; supports Director of Resource Development and Development Committee to achieve individual board members’ giving goals.
  • Develops and implements major donor benefits and individual giving stewardship; plans and executes individual giving events.
  • Creates appropriate fundraising committees for Women of Distinction events and Juliette’s Circle.
  • Inspires and empowers fundraising volunteers.
  • Facilitates individual ticket and table sales and corporate donations for Women of Distinction for Bryan/College Station and Temple/Killeen/Waco areas and participates in the facilitation of committee meetings.
  • Supports Volunteer Committee in facilitation of event logistics.
  • Works with Marketing and Communications to position donors’ email and website communications.
  • Works with Director of Resource Development to identify Juliette Gordon Lowe Society Planned Gifts prospects.
  • Represents the council in a professional manner and models behavior consistent with the principles of inclusiveness and Girl Scout mission, promise, values and law.
  • Keeps donor records current and accurate within council donor database.
  • Attends Resource Development team meetings and events produced by the council’s Resource Development team.
  • Supports all efforts of the Resource Development team to ensure deadlines are met and ensures that Girl Scouts is the most meaningful philanthropic investment in our communities. 
  • Continues professional development through trainings, webinars and education.
  • Participates in community civic organizations as appropriate.
  • Meets goals and objectives as developed for the region and supports the attainment of department goals.
  • Prepares and delivers monthly individual campaign budget reports.
  • Provides quality customer service that resolves concerns by offering creative solutions in a timely manner.
  • Adheres to the policies of Girl Scouts of Central Texas and promotes girl scouting in a positive manner to the public as well as to all internal and external customers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
To ApplyTo Apply: Please complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4417&jpt= to be considered.
Physical AddressCollege Station , Texas
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Membership Development Executive - Area II

Girl Scouts of Central Texas
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015

Job Description

To apply: Please complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4519&jpt= to be considered.

POSITION SUMMARY

To ensure the development, extension, maintenance, and retention of girl and adult membership in a manner that accomplishes Council goals and objectives in assigned areas.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in education or equivalent of eight years of related work experience.
  • Minimum of three years management experience (volunteer or employee).
  • Experience working in the non-profit, either as a volunteer or employed staff.
  • Proven organizational and leadership skills.
  • Ability to travel and work flexible schedule, including some weekends.
  • Strong problem-solving/conflict resolution skills.
  • Exhibits courteous and team oriented manner with public and co-workers.
  • Hold valid driver’s license and required insurance.
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks in environment of frequent deadlines.
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write Spanish is preferred.
  • Ability to make a commitment to the philosophy of Girl Scouts, both nationally and locally.
  • Membership in GSUSA is required yearly.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with assigned service teams to develop and implement membership strategies that will retain and increase membership according to Council goals and objectives.
  • Work collaboratively with the Programs Team to implement effective strategies for recruitment and retention of adult volunteer and girl members.
  • Maintain and/or develop a broad base of community contacts and positive community relations by meeting with and speaking to individuals and groups within the service unit communities on a regular basis.
  • Structure, direct and supervise volunteers and contract staff.
  • Identify and appoint members for the Volunteer Service Unit Director (SUD) positions for all assigned geographical areas; and assist the SUD in the development of the Service Unit Team. 
  • Increase ethnic Girl Scout membership to match or exceed population ratios within the service units.
  • Attend service unit meetings on a monthly basis to share information and provide direction and support.
  • Maintain positive productive relationships with the public and co-workers.
  • Work with Customized Programs to develop girl/adult membership in under-served areas and work within the community to identify volunteers for implementation of programs.
  • Support the development of Council fund raising programs by helping to identify organizations, businesses and individuals who are potential in-kind donors or grant sources.
  • Responsible for Field Service Management.
  • Perform miscellaneous administrative tasks as needed.
  • Possess knowledge of GSUSA and the GSCTX's policies, procedures, guidelines and standards.
  • Recruit, appoint, train, supervise and evaluate performances annually for assigned service unit directors, in a manner that results in positive relations and the accomplishment of Council membership goals.
  • Ensure assignments are planned, budgeted, and carried out within approved Council goals, objectives, and standards.
  • Ensure the service unit and troop fiscal affairs for assigned service units are handled in a timely and responsible manner that is consistent with GSCTX, IRS, and GSUSA policies.
  • Prepare monthly management report for the Membership Team Lead.  
  • Increase GS visibility and positivity promote the Girl Scout brand.
  • Support the Facilities Department by ensuring safe and efficient operations of Council properties.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Provide quality customer service that resolves concerns by offering creative solutions in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to the policies of GSCTX and promote Girl Scouting in a positive manner to the public as well as to all internal and external customers.
To ApplyTo apply: Please complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4519&jpt= to be considered.
Physical AddressKilleen, Texas
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Kitchen Staff

Girl Scouts of Central Texas
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015

Job DescriptionTo Apply: Please complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4550&jpt= to be considered.

Position Summary: Kitchen Staff is responsible for the preparation of three meals per day for approximately 150-200 campers through positive interactions with campers and staff, prompt and high quality food preparation, and flexible assistance when needed in food-based programming.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • GED/high school diploma required.
  • Adhere to the Personnel Policies for Summer Camp Staff.
  • Experience in quantity cooking preferred.
  • Ability to work with camp staff and campers.
  • Knowledge of Girl Scout culture and camp experience preferred.
  • Fluent in Spanish and English is preferred.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
 
  • Promote and support Girl Scout program philosophies of the GSUSA & GSCTX.
  • Prepare meals according to posted menus.
  • Ensure the health and safety of campers and staff by following Health Department food handling requirements for food preparation and food storage standards.
  • Inform Kitchen Manager of needed food and housekeeping supplies.
  • Ensure the kitchen, dining hall, food storage areas, and equipment are maintained, in good working order, clean and ready for use at all times.
  • Ensures the harmonious running of camp by providing quality meals on time for all campers and staff.
  • Work with and teach children age six through seventeen.
  • Provide quality customer service that resolves concerns in a timely manner.
  • Promote Girl Scouting in a positive manner to the public and co-workers.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Membership in GSUSA is required.

 
To ApplyTo Apply: Please complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4550&jpt= to be considered.
Physical AddressSpicewood, Texas
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Summer Camp Counselor

Girl Scouts of Central Texas
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015

Job DescriptionTo Apply: Please complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4610&jpt= to be considered.

Position Summary: The Summer Camp Counselor ensures the physical, mental, and emotional safety of campers, facilitates daily camp activities with groups and individuals, implements weekly programming, and facilitates community building within the camper group, as well as within the greater camp organization.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
 
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • High School Diploma/GED is required.
  • College coursework preferred.
  • Adherence to all Personnel Policies for Summer Camp Staff.
  • Exhibits mature and responsible behavior at all times.
  • Exhibits good judgment and risk management assessment skills.
  • Ability to work with and teach children ages six through seventeen.
  • Continuous ability to work well on a team.
  • Girl Scout camper experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of Girl Scout programming, awards, and culture preferred.
  • Fluent in Spanish and English is preferred.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
 
  • Promote and support the Girl Scout program philosophies of the GSUSA & GSCTX.
  • Responsible for ensuring that campers and staff follow health and safety standards.
  • Responsible for providing unit information reports, data, and daily logs to the Unit Leader.
  • Responsible for participating in and leading camper activities.
  • Responsible for maintaining effective working relationships with staff and creating harmonious relationships with campers, parents and staff.
  • Responsible for check in and check out procedures and other assigned duties and responsibilities.
  • Ensures that unit schedules and activities are implemented.
  • Ensures that a safe and pleasant atmosphere is maintained in the assigned unit.
  • Provide quality customer service that resolves concerns by offering creative solutions in a timely manner.
  • Promote Girl Scouting in a positive manner to the public and co-workers.
  • Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Membership in GSUSA is required.

 
To ApplyTo Apply: Please complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4610&jpt= to be considered.
Physical AddressSpicewood, Texas
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Lifeguard

Girl Scouts of Central Texas
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015

Job DescriptionTo Apply: Please complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4693&jpt= to be considered.  

Position Summary: The lifeguard is responsible for the safety of campers and staff at the waterfronts. The Lifeguard adds to the harmonious camp operations by exhibiting positivity and positive camper engagement.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
 
  • Must be 16 years of age.
  • Meet qualifications outlined in Safety Activity Checkpoints.
  • Adheres to all Personnel Policies for Summer Camp Staff.
  • Current Lifeguard Certification from American Red Cross.
  • Experience as a lifeguard required.
  • Exhibits mature decision-making.
  • Exhibits good judgment and risk management assessment skills.
  • Ability to work well with and teach children ages six through seventeen.
  • Continuous ability to work well on a team.
  • Knowledge of Girl Scouts and Girl Scout camp preferred.
  • Fluent in Spanish and English is preferred.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
 
  • Responsible for lifeguarding in accordance with Girl Scout objectives, American Camp Association standards (residential) and Safety Activity Checkpoints.
  • Responsible for lifeguarding at waterfront programs, including swimming and small craft classes, free swims, water ski, sailing, canoeing/kayaking and waterfront activities on overnight or trips and any other activity related to the waterfront.
  • Responsible for checking that the waterfront facilities, equipment and supplies are maintained in the best possible working order.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate inventory records, seeing that needed supplies and equipment are ordered, repaired and properly maintained.
  • Provide quality customer service that resolves concerns in a timely manner.
  • Promote Girl Scouting in a positive manner to the public and co-workers.
  • Assume other duties and responsibilities as delegated.
  • Membership in GSUSA is required.
 

 
To ApplyTo Apply: Please complete online application at https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-app-viewjob.php?clientkey=F13A945707CD163E93110F70825F959D&jobcode=4693&jpt= to be considered.
Physical AddressSpicewood, Texas
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School Outreach Assistant

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 27, 2015
Job DescriptionSummary:          
The School Outreach Assistant makes outbound phone calls and sends e-mail communication to targeted contacts for the LLS school-based campaign.  This role is responsible for creating a qualified pipeline of decision making contacts, keeping leads warm and growing the interest and commitment to LLS’ mission and programs for campaign leadership.
 
Reports to:          School & Youth Program Manager or assigned staff
Supervises:          NA
 
Start:                    July 27 or August 10
Hours:                  Temporary, Part-time, 20 hours/week, either 7:45am-11:45am or 12pm-4pm
Location:             1218 Arion Parkway, Suite 102, San Antonio, TX 78216
 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Proficiently make outbound phone and acknowledgement calls to prospective and existing contacts and/or leads in order to create interest in and commitment to participation in campaign.
  • Maintain established outbound call volume to source, establish relationships and generate qualified new lead generation for the campaign leadership.
  • Provide accurate follow up through proactive phone and/or e-mail communications keeping interested leads warm and engaged.
  • Assist in the development of program materials, including assembly and distribution.
  • Maintain assigned program records and files.
  • Prepare assigned campaign correspondence and reports.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS mission and programs to promote the field and campaign fundraising initiatives.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Education & Experience Requirements: 

  • High School degree
  • 1+ year’s telemarketer, sales or customer service experience
  • Commitment to achieving phone calls/per day schedule and email follow up

Position Requirements: 

  • Ability to professionally represent LLS and its mission
  • Capacity to confidently speak with educators regarding key messages and values of the campaign
  • Excellent communication skills and phone etiquette
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and team player
  • Ability to collect and organize data effectively
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite and databases

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations
  • Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations
  • Early morning shifts

Organizational Priorities:

  • Prioritize Research Programs: Pro-actively direct Grant and TAP programs to address specific research gaps and medical needs.
  • Drive Advocacy & Policy Agenda: Develop a coordinated advocacy network and a robust internal policy capability that, together, can influence and educate key policy decision makers on priority access issues to break down barriers.
  • Maximize Patient Impact: Reach more patients and have greater impact through improved efficiency, urgency and effectiveness of support, education, and information delivery.
  • Increase Awareness: Raise LLS brand awareness and engagement to drive revenue & establish LLS as the leading cancer organization driving cures & access.
  • Improve Net Profitability: Maximize net income from existing channels through prioritization, organizational alignment and optimization of resources.
  • Diversify Revenue: Identify and develop high-growth, high-margin revenue opportunities focusing on volunteer initiatives, eRevenue, donor development and new partner development.
  • Enhance Organizational Performance: Assess resources, improve productivity and optimize organizational capacity.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Application Due DateFriday, July 24, 2015
To ApplyApplications must be received on or before July 24, 2015. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Roxanne Vilanova at Recruiting_RCD@lls.org, Subject: School Outreach Assistant.
Physical Address1218 Arion Parkway
Suite 102
San Antonio, TX 78216
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Education Specialist

Center for Child Protection
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015

Job DescriptionThe Center for Child Protection is currently accepting applications for an Education Specialist. Requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree, three to five years of relevant experience, strong public speaking and interpersonal communication skills and ability to problem solve and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously. Bilingual in English and Spanish is required.
To ApplyPlease email cover letter and resume to employment@centerforchildprotection.org or mail to the Center for Child Protection, Attn: Kate Nyquist, 8509 FM 969, Bldg. 2, Austin, Texas 78724.
Physical Address8509 FM 969
Building 2
Austin, TX 78724
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Groundskeeper II

Bullock Museum/State Preservation Board
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015

Job DescriptionMonday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:30pm
$1900.00 - $2,000.00/monthly 
Position Summary
The State Preservation Board (SPB) is a prestigious state agency that preserves, restores and maintains the State Capitol, the Texas Governor's Mansion, the Texas State History Museum and other Texas landmarks for the benefit of all Texans. This position performs grounds maintenance activities for the Governor's Mansion, Capitol Grounds, Capitol Visitors Center (CVC), Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum (TSHM), and Capitol Visitor's Parking Garage (VPG). The position is also responsible for street landscaping areas, grounds equipment and facilities. Groundskeepers work as part of a team under general supervision of the Housekeeping & Grounds Manager and the Grounds Supervisor and are required to perform with a high level of initiative and independence. Will be exposed to inclement or harsh weather conditions due to the scope and nature of job duties.  Displays sound judgment and maintains a professional, respectful, and service-oriented focus when interacting with employees, visitors, and the public.  Performs other duties as assigned. Some duties require driving state owned vehicles and use of an agency EZGO cart. References will be required to verify experience and must be able to pass a thorough criminal background check.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:  For purposes of this agency's job descriptions, "essential job duties" are defined as assigned tasks that are critical or fundamental to the position and not marginal. If an individual is qualified to perform the essential job duties, he or she must be able to perform the essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
 
  • Continuously monitors and cleans the Capitol grounds, Governor's Mansion property, Museum Grounds and CVC and VPG locations including all the hardscape areas by removing and discarding leaves, dirt, rubbish, gum, trash, graffiti, litter and debris.
  • Properly trims and prunes tree branches in all assigned areas using chain saws, pole saws, loppers and or pruning shears. 
  • Performs turf grass mowing, edging, de-weeding, blowing and fertilization as needed.
  • May drive agency vehicles and carts to haul supplies, materials and furniture.
  • Operates and safely performs maintenance on agency trucks, EZGO carts and other equipment such as lawn mowers, chain saws, blowers and trimmers by performing oil changes, changing parts, lubrication and adjustments as required.
  • Assists on maintaining clean fountains, monuments, benches, walks and other historical artifacts.
  • Repairs broken and damaged benches, trash cans and grounds equipment.
  • Assists in making inspections, proper repairs and maintaining the irrigation systems.
  • Assists in maintaining a clean, well-organized and clutter-free Grounds shop. Replenishes supplies and assists the Grounds Supervisor in ordering stock, equipment and supplies.
  • May be required to paint surfaces as assigned.
  • May assist in setting up or removing tables, chairs, furniture, barricades, traffic cones or similar objects.
  • Perform all tasks pertaining to care and upkeep of flower beds including installations, pruning, de-weeding, mulching, watering and fertilizing.
  • Performs mulching of all trees at all locations.
  • Exerts necessary force to dig ditches and holes for sign posts, tree and flower planting.
  • May oversee or provide input to contract workers as authorized by supervisor.
  • Demonstrates initiative, focus and sustained efforts to: improve grounds keeping operations; decrease turnaround times; streamline work processes; work cooperatively with other team members and the public; and make a measurable difference in the cleanliness and general maintenance of the Capitol, Governor's Mansion, Capitol Visitors Parking Garage and Museum Grounds.
  • Takes all necessary precautions to work in a safe manner and use all related personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Complies with all applicable safety rules, regulations, and standards, including handling of dangerous chemicals and pesticides.
  • Maintains a professional, respectful, and service-oriented focus when interacting with employees, visitors and the public.
  • Performs all duties as assigned in a manner that promotes public confidence in the State Preservation Board and its employees.
  • May be required to work alone at times and have a reasonable level of initiative and independence.
  • Regular attendance is an essential job function of all SPB positions.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.  
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  The successful candidate will have at least two (2) years’ experience in grounds, landscaping or construction which includes the use and maintenance of power equipment, cleaning and knowledge of gardening methods, materials and equipment.  Prior experience and work history must show experience in the following:  operation of motorized equipment such as push and riding mowers, string trimmers, edgers, hedge shears, loppers, sprinklers, hammers, wrenches, spades, rakes, saws, pressure washer and similar tools. Must be able to regularly exert physical force necessary to perform manual labor.  Requires ability to work in extreme weather conditions and/or inclement weather.  Must be able to follow instructions and routines, as well as demonstrate a reasonable level of initiative when working independently.  Must possess a valid driver's license, have an acceptable driving record, and be capable of safely operating agency vehicles. Must be able to bend, kneel, crawl, reach, grasp, climb, lift and safely move up to 50 pounds.  Understands and follows oral and written instructions in English. Requires ability to communicate with co-workers and the public. This position is not sedentary and requires visual acuity, mental focus and includes regular extensive walking throughout the Capitol Complex.
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  A high school graduate or equivalent with at least five (5) years’ experience in grounds and landscaping is preferred. 
 
To ApplyApplication Instructions: If you meet the qualifications, submit a State of Texas application to the State Preservation Board (SPB): 201 E. 14th Street, Suite 950, Austin, Texas, 78701, Fax (512) 463-3372, or Email TSPB.Employment@tspb.state.tx.us. All resumes must be accompanied by a fully completed state application. Incomplete applications may be disqualified at the agency's discretion. All applications must be received by the SPB by the close of business on the final day posted for consideration. All applicants are also invited to visit our agency's website at: www.tspb.state.tx.us. For additional information call (512) 463-5495. Only interviewed applicants will receive notice of the final disposition of the selection process. EEO & Eligibility Statements: The State Preservation Board is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants without regard to national origin, sexual orientation, sex, Veteran status, disability, religion, race, color or age. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any requests for a reasonable accommodation in the interview and selection process, please call the agency's Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator at (512) 475-4992 and our representative will be happy to assist you. At the time of hire, selected applicants must show proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. All males who are age 18 through 25 and are required to register with the Selective Service must present proof of registration or exemption from registration upon hire.
Physical Address201 E. 14th Street
Austin, TX 78701
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Early Intervention Specialist- Service Coordinator (Bilingual- Spanish)

Easter Seals Central Texas
Posted on Saturday, June 27, 2015

Job DescriptionEarly Intervention Specialist- Service Coordinator (Bilingual- Spanish)
Location: Austin, TX – 80% local travel with Mileage Reimbursement
Job Type: Full-time, Exempt with full benefits after 60 days
Reports to: ECI Team Supervisor

In keeping with our mission, we provide exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or specials needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. We offer competitive pay and benefits, a positive work environment, and opportunities to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.
We are seeking an Early Intervention Specialist for our growing department. 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Attend staff meetings, agency and ECI team in services and trainings.
  2. Complete continuing education needed to maintain certification/licensure and renew certification/licensure as necessary
  3. Update Human Resources on all needed documentation on a regular basis as required by agency standards
  4. Complete agency and program training as specified within timelines.
    1. Submit application for the ECI Early Intervention Specialist Certification within 30 days of hire if hired after 12/1/05; and
    2. Demonstrate through the ECI Competency Demonstration System knowledge and skills necessary to provide intervention under Part C regulations of the IDEA by
      1. Completing a minimum of 20 competency demonstrations within 9 months of hire date, and
      2. Completing all competencies within 9-12 months of hire date, and
      3. Receiving certificate after 12 months as Early Intervention Specialist from Early Childhood Intervention-DARS
  5. Attend and participate in ECI team related quality assurance meetings and reviews including Utilization Review and Peer Review.
  6. Maintain communication throughout work hours with the main office.
  7. Process referrals including all related paperwork, documentation and interagency communication.
  8. Conduct intakes and screenings per policies.
  9. Initiate and maintain contact with children’s physicians for obtaining and updating necessary medical information.
  10. Serve as a member of a family-centered team to:
    1. Develop and deliver a comprehensive routines-based service plan primarily in a primary service provider model, and
    2. Assist families in identifying their routines, concerns, priorities and resources, and
    3. Perform and coordinate developmental assessments, and
    4. Assess development, goal attainment, and continuing needs on a periodic basis, and
    5. Reevaluate outcomes and strategies based on family centered choice.
  11. Serve as a Service Coordinator and perform all duties related to service coordination including planning, attending and facilitating meetings between families, ESCT staff and other community members as requested by families.
  12. Assist and facilitate the work of team members, other departments, and agency managers in attaining the goals and objectives of the program and organization.
  13. Other duties as assigned
     
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  14. Knowledge and skills related to achieving successful outcomes for children and families challenged by developmental risk and/or disabilities in a routines-based, primary service provider model.
  15. Demonstrate ability to work cooperatively with other employees, clients and their families, and other customers of the Center.
  16. Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with customers, suppliers, co-workers and supervisors.
  17. Work independently and use good judgment.
  18. Maintain consistency with administrative and departmental policies through appropriate behavior, dress, attitude, attendance, confidentiality, professionalism and reliability.
  19. Knowledge and use of proper handling techniques.
  20. Computer knowledge including word processing.
  21. Knowledge about agency services, programs, policies and standards.
  22. Adhere to safety, health and regulatory requirements as described in the Center’s policies and procedures.
  23. Ability to organize, allocates time, and manages caseload requirements.
  24. Respect for the value, potential and dignity of service participants and their families.
  25. Must be able to lift children up to 30 lbs and sit on the floor for extended periods.
     
    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
    Master’s preferred or Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Psychology or related Human Services field and certified (or pending certification) by the Early Childhood Intervention state agency;  Two years experience working with children, preferably children with special needs preferred    Submit resumes with salary requirements to hresources@eastersealstx.org or fax to (512) 615-7121. EOE 
To ApplySubmit resumes with salary requirements to hresources@eastersealstx.org or fax to (512) 615-7121. EOE
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Speech Therapist (Bilingual – English/Spanish)

Easter Seals Central Texas
Posted on Saturday, June 27, 2015

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

Easter Seals Cedntral Texas
Posted on Saturday, June 27, 2015

Job DescriptionPhysical Therapist
Location: Austin, TX
Job Type: Part-time
Reports to: Director of Therapeutic Services
In keeping with our mission, we provide exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or specials needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. We offer a positive work environment, and opportunities to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.  
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Participates in the quality improvement program (including, but not limited to, Health and Safety, Credential and Certification Currency, Continuing Education, and Training and Special Studies)
  2. Knowledge and adherence to administrative, human resource and business standards and procedures of the agency;
  3. Maintaining competency through continuing education;
  4. Perform clinical duties including evaluating and treating clients safely and effectively.
  1. Basic-Advanced knowledge of normal development.
  2. Basic-Advanced knowledge and understanding of evaluating areas as stated in Easter Seals-Central Texas Physical Therapy Evaluation form.
  3. Basic-Advanced knowledge of standardized evaluations used in pediatric population (Peabody, Bruinincks, etc) as well as general adult evaluations.
  4. Interpretation of results of assessment.
  5. Thorough knowledge of principles, methods, materials and equipment used in physical therapy.
  6. Thorough knowledge of the possible hazards to clients during treatment and necessary precautionary and remedial measures.
  7. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and families to maximize therapeutic gains.
  1. Set functional and measurable goals based on evaluation, observation, family/client goals and physician orders.
6.   Work with team to develop a plan of care consistent with client and family’s needs and goals as well as with therapeutic needs.
7.    Attend staff meetings (when directed).
8.   Maintain case records, complete reports, and daily notes in a timely manner as specified in the procedural guidelines.
  1. Evaluations completed within 48 hours.
  2. Daily documentation completed in timely manner.
  3. Daily documentation completed in SOAP note format.
  4. Document family education and home programming as it occurs.
  5. Re-evaluations completed every 6 months.
  6. Update plan of care every month
  7. Update WEE-FIM or LifeWare data upon initial evaluation and every 6 months thereafter.
9. Prepare client certifications (Medicaid TP-1) and re-certifications (Medicaid TP-2).
10. Complete superbills and turn in to receptionist following each treatment session.
11. Make referrals and create linkages for transition services and follow up and to enhance current therapeutic program.
12. Basic knowledge of third-party reimbursement qualifications or procedures required by contracting agencies.
13.   Assure availability of supplies and equipment.
  1.  Maintain a safe environment for rehabilitation clients and staff.
  2. Provide therapy services within qualitative and quantitative standards of the agency.
  3. Present in-service training on topics within his/her own discipline or area of expertise.
  4. Provide resource information to staff members and families.
  5. Assist and facilitate the work of team members, other departments, and agency managers in attaining the goals and objectives of the organization.
  6. Supervision of PTA.
  7. Adhere to and comply with safety policies and procedures.
As assigned:
  1. Outreach screenings
  2. Student intern supervision and training
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Knowledge and skills related to achieving successful outcomes for children and families challenged by developmental risk and/or disabilities.
  • Demonstrate ability to work cooperatively with other employees, clients and their families, and other customers of the Center.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with customers, suppliers, co-workers and supervisors.
  • Ability to work independently and use good judgment.
  • Ability to maintain consistency with administrative and departmental policies through appropriate behavior, dress, attitude, attendance, confidentiality, professionalism and reliability.
  • Knowledge and use of proper handling techniques.
  • Computer knowledge.
  • Knowledge about agency services, programs, policies and standards.
  • Ability to adhere to safety, health and regulatory requirements as described in the Center’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to organize, allocate time, and manage caseload requirements.
  • Ability to respect the value, potential and dignity of service participants and their families.
 
 
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from an APTA certified school, current Texas
License in physical therapy, prefer background in pediatrics.
 
Submit resumes with salary requirements to hresources@eastersealstx.org">small;">hresources@eastersealstx.org
Or fax to (512) 615-7121. EOE
 
 
To ApplySubmit resumes with salary requirements to hresources@eastersealstx.org Or fax to (512) 615-7121
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Human Resources Assistant

Easter Seals Central Texas
Posted on Saturday, June 27, 2015

Job DescriptionFull time Human Resources Assistant needed.  Must have excellent communication skills, experience with recruiting professional staff, working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and experience with all aspects of HR.  Data entry and reporting experience preferred.  Bilingual a plus.  College degree or equivalent work experience.  Must have clean background.  Submit resume via fax to 512-615-7121 or via email to hresources@eastersealstx.org">mt,serif;">hresources@eastersealstx.org.  EOE 
 
To ApplySubmit resume via fax to 512-615-7121 or via email to hresources@eastersealstx.org.
Physical Address1611 Headway Circle Building 2
Austin, TX 78754
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Housing Stability Program Manager

Caritas of Austin
Posted on Friday, June 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
This position is responsible for administering the Housing Stability programs of the Housing Department and the oversight of the Coordinated Assessment process. The Program Manager is responsible for supervising case managers providing wraparound services to clients experiencing homelessness. Coordinated Assessment Specialists are also supervised by the Housing Stability Program Manager. The Program Manager serves as client services backup when needed, and does very limited casework in the department. Coordinated Assessment is the initial process by which individuals and families are assessed for the most appropriate housing intervention. Housing Stability services are focused on rapidly re-housing people who have lost their housing, with limited housing prevention services.
 
Education and Licensure
Bachelors or Master’s Degree from an accredited college/university with a major in one or more of the following areas: social work, psychology, sociology, anthropology, education, international studies, and other human services related fields.
MSSW or LMSW preferred.
 
Experience
Minimum three years of management and/or related experience.
Experience with intensive case management, rapid rehousing, housing barriers, homelessness, mental health challenges, substance use etc., preferred.
Clinical background helpful.
HMIS/database experience strongly preferred.
  
Skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong management skills and ability to manage multiple programs
  • Ability to recognize the need and create additional systems in tracking data
  • Ability to create and maintain strong sense of “team” – with remote staff
  • Flexibility is a MUST – in this situation it is a skill 
  • Develop and oversee multiple program budgets
  • Strong leadership skills – lead by example
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Clinical knowledge of individuals and families experiencing homelessness, mental health, substance use, housing crises, housing interventions, etc.
  • Ability to analyze and use data as a management tool
  • Ability to step in and support staff with difficult case management situations as needed
 
Computer Skills
Proficient with Microsoft Outlook and Office applications such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
 
Application Due DateMonday, July 13, 2015
To ApplyPlease email cover letter and resume by July 13, 2015 to: HousingServicesjobs@caritasofaustin.org Please note: If the instructions above are not followed, submission will not be considered. No phone calls please.
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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CLUB DIRECTOR

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area
Posted on Friday, June 26, 2015

Job DescriptionClub Director
Full time, exempt
Monday thru Friday and able to work occasional weekends

$35,000 per year
 
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.  This position is a grant funded 12 month position.  Ten (10) vacation and ten (10) sick days will be allotted to this grant funded position per year accrued on a monthly basis. Spanish Speaker preferred, experience working with middle school students required. This is a grant funded position.
Please submit letter of interest and resume to the posting. Please submit your resume and cover letter to leo.santana@bgcaustin.org by March 11th, 2015.
 
Application Due DateWednesday, March 11, 2015
To ApplyEmail: leo.santana@bgcaustin.org
Physical Address6000 Jain Ln.
Austin, TX 78721
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DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY SUPPORT AND TRAINING SERVICES

Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Posted on Friday, June 26, 2015

Job DescriptionThe Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy is a non-partisan, non-profit organization established in 2009 and dedicated to the prevention of teen pregnancy in Texas. We are committed to:

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

The Texas Campaign is in a period of rapid growth and is seeking a strong team member who can serve as a key ambassador for the organization.


Position Summary 
The Director of Community Support and Training Services at the Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy will be the lead person for working with communities across Texas to build their capacity to strengthen local teen pregnancy prevention efforts.  This individual should enjoy building relationships, advocating for change and working in partnerships with diverse representatives from various communities, organizations and neighborhoods across Texas. They must possess a strong commitment around collaboration, relationship building, respect for different cultures and belief systems and the ability to promote and represent our organization and its mission across Texas.  

This individual will fulfill the Texas Campaign’s community relations mission while providing some of the needed training and technical assistance to both rural and urban communities across Texas. They will be working with a variety of stakeholders throughout the state including community leaders and school personnel to discuss the importance of evidence-based approaches and help them navigate their funding and curriculum choices.  They will also work at the community level to provide training sessions to teen pregnancy coalitions on how they can increase their reach by effectively working with different partners and overcoming challenges.   

Texas-based travel will be required - not anticipated to be more than 30 percent. 

Responsibilities include:
  1. Working closely with schools, health clinics, government agencies, and other non-profits across Texas to provide capacity-building training and technical assistance activities 
  2. Working to extend the reach of the Texas Campaign and establish new partnerships related to our mission
  3. Assisting partners with identifying key training areas and needs through assessment tools, program monitoring and operationalizing “best practices” 
  4. Monitoring progress on grant objectives and outcomes and ensuring deliverable deadlines are met in a timely manner
  5. Participating in all Texas Campaign team meetings and helping to develop and execute the Texas Campaign’s strategic plan

Qualifications:
  1. Minimum of five years’ experience in social services, public health, education, or related fields
  2. Experience working with diverse communities across Texas; Bilingual (Spanish) and bicultural preferred. 
  3. Strong skills in developing successful long-term partnerships and networks along with the ability to utilize community development strategies that will sustain long-term goals. 
  4. Strong skills in needs assessments, client and community centered approaches, critical thinking, and research and professional writing
  5. Experience with providing technical assistance and capacity building to help groups and individuals advance their goals
  6. Effective public speaker, comfortable presenting in front of large groups or one-on-one
  7. Project leadership experience, including developing work plans and schedules, tracking/reporting progress, managing multiple complex projects, and meeting deadlines
  8. Working knowledge of teen pregnancy prevention and one or more of these topic areas: evidence-based interventions, positive youth development, trauma-informed care, coalition building, community program implementation, and/or public health initiatives
  9. Ability to work from home, to work independently (self-starter) and as a team member with minimal supervision
  10. Self-motivated, organized, flexible, adaptive, detail oriented, and creative
  11. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required; advanced degree desirable

What We Offer
The Texas Campaign wants you to be passionate about your job and love what you do. Our work environment suits an entrepreneur spirit - someone who wants to own their own work schedule; someone who finds fulfillment from a job well done and engaging passionately with their work. We are committed to offering you the trust and support you need along the way - the only thing we ask is that you are reasonable and you get your work done. This includes a completely flexible schedule - you set your work time, you take the time off you need. Your performance will be judged by output, not time. In addition, we offer a solid salary, potential for bonuses and a flexible benefits package. We are also open to talking about alternative working arrangements with the right candidate. 
 
Application Due DateWednesday, July 1, 2015
To ApplyPlease submit resume and tailored cover letter to jobs@txcampaign.org. The Texas Campaign will not consider applications without a cover letter tailored to this position. Please note that an offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of a background check. At the Texas Campaign, we know that diversity makes us stronger and challenges us to think differently every day. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek individuals of all backgrounds and sexual orientations to apply to this position. Open until filled, with preference giving to applications received before July 1, 2015.
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Director of Development

Samaritan Center
Posted on Friday, June 26, 2015

Start DateSaturday, August 1, 2015
Job DescriptionThe Samaritan Center (www.samaritan-center.org) is a non-profit, interfaith counseling center whose mission is to improve the mental, physical, and spiritual health of adults, children and families in Texas.

The Samaritan Center has been saving lives, healing emotional wounds, and giving hope to Central Texas families for 40 years. We strive to provide affordable counseling, integrative medicine and peer support for a wide variety of problems regardless of ability to pay. Our clients are of all ages and walks of life. Our staff is sensitive to spiritual issues but does not impose religious concepts on their clients.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Development will serve as an integral part of the management team, working to further the mission of the Samaritan Center by providing leadership, direction, and management of fund development and communications. The Director of Development implements fundraising strategies to build annual revenue, including the Center’s donor relations, grant writing, events, and communications. This position is full-time with benefits.

The Director of Development will take the lead role in:
  • Planning, coordinating, implementing and analyzing a comprehensive fundraising strategy with the Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors
  • Managing all aspects of a robust grant calendar, including research, relationship building, writing, submittal and follow up/reporting
  • Communication activities, including online newsletters, social media, and press releases
  • Coordinating, training, and supporting development activities of the Board of Directors
  • Ensuring that development and public relations activities support the organization’s strategic plan
  • Other duties as assigned by the CEO
Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution (CFRE a plus, but not required)
  • Proven success as a fundraiser
  • Highly organized with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate donors
  • Demonstrated ability to write and obtain grants (established relationships with funders a plus)
  • Superior interpersonal, organizational, analytical and communication skills
  • Experience with fundraising software, specifically Salesforce, is a plus
  • Proficient in MS Office, including Publisher and PowerPoint
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
Application Due DateFriday, July 10, 2015
To ApplyContact by email please. Send resume, cover letter, and salary history to: carlos@samaritan-center.org
Physical Address8956 Research Blvd.
Austin, TX 78758
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Executive Director

kidsActing Foundation
Posted on Friday, June 26, 2015

Start DateTuesday, September 1, 2015
Job DescriptionOrganization:                         kidsActing Foundation
Website:                                 www.kidsactingfoundation.com
Location:                                 Austin, TX
Position:                                 Executive Director
Position Type:                        Part-time (20 – 30 hours per week)
 
 
Executive Director
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the achievement of the organization's mission, goals, and financial objectives. 
 
The kidsActing Foundation Executive Director (ED) must possess a passion for, and commitment to, improving the lives and opportunities of children through exposure to performing arts.  kidsActing Foundation gives kids who are often overlooked by traditional programs a chance to lead, learn and thrive through the magic of performing arts. 
 
Primary responsibilities include:

Development, Management and Administration 
  • Provide leadership for implementation of kAF programming and program development.
  • Work with kAF Board of Directors and staff to develop and maintain a short- and long-term strategy and work plan.
  • Carry out plans and policies authorized by the Board. 
  • Recruit, hire, and supervise paid staff members as authorized in the board approved budget. 
  • Serve as the principal spokesperson for KAF's programs, activities, and events. 
  • Establish, maintain, and cultivate strong relationships with donors, foundations, corporations, businesses, and others to enhance kAF's visibility, position, and credibility within the community. 
 
Fundraising and Development
  • Create development plan; detailing grant opportunities, public and private as well as corporate giving
  • Develop and manage fundraising campaigns and events.
  • Research new grant opportunities; apply for and manage grants received.
  • Develop and maintain a grants calendar, tracking all potential grants
 
Budget and Finance 
  • Work with the staff and Board to prepare an annual budget; ensure that the organization works within the parameters of the budget and maintains sound financial practices. 
  • Work with the staff and Board to coordinate event planning and implementation of the annual fundraisers. 
  • Work with designated Board officers to execute legal documents. 
  • Maintain QuickBooks: balance accounts monthly; prepare payroll; send required reports to IRS on a timely basis.
  • Work with CPA on preparing 990.
  • Determine if a formal audit is required (based on grant requirements): hire audit firm and work closely with auditor to produce a final report.
 
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is required. A degree in Arts or Business is preferred. 
  • Nonprofit management experience is required. Management experience in an arts-related organization is preferred.   Knowledge of nonprofit 501©3 is preferred.
  • Experience in budget development and oversight is required. Financial and fundraising acumen is preferred. 
  • A record of success in working with a board, a staff, a community, and supporters of an organization is preferred. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required; the ability to build productive relationships with diverse groups and individuals also is required. 
  • Required computer skills include Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.) and QuickBooks. Comfort with Mac operating systems, FileMaker Pro, and Google products are preferred. 
  • Action-oriented, adaptable, and innovative with a positive and passionate attitude preferred.
 
 
Application Due DateThursday, July 30, 2015
To ApplyPlease send resume and cover letter to: info@kidsactingfoundation.com
Physical Address2826 Real St.
Austin, TX 78722
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Childcare Instructor

WeViva
Posted on Friday, June 26, 2015

Start DateTuesday, July 7, 2015
Job DescriptionChildcare Instructor:
 
WeViva (www.weviva.org) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in Austin, dedicated to providing accessible and affordable fitness and nutrition classes to people (mainly women) in low-income communities. We go wherever we are needed- apartment complexes, schools, community centers, churches and medical centers. All classes are onsite and completely free for the participant.
 
WeViva is seeking a Childcare Instructor to work anywhere from 2-4 hours per week at our Southwest Trails Apartment site, located at 8405 Old Bee Caves Rd., Austin, TX 78735. Childcare is provided at this location every Tuesday and Thursday night from 5:45pm - 7:15pm. There are occasional evenings when childcare programming runs for an additional hour (and those dates will be provided to you in advance). This person would work very closely with the Fitness/Nutrition Instructors, the Program Manager, and Class Participants, and help with the following tasks. Please note that WeViva is a very small organization (1 full time person and 3 part time people) and the Childcare Instructor is a key position to the success of our fitness and nutrition programming.
 
All candidates must go through a background check and be able to provide a valid social security number.
 
Primary Responsibilities
  • Provide childcare to children ages 3 and up.
  • Successfully monitor 10 or more children at a time.
  • Manage the childcare sign-in process and waiver administration.
  • Various administration tasks as needed.
Minimum Qualifications
  • High professional standards and dedication to the organization’s mission, staff and participants.
  • Understanding of data management and tracking systems.
  • Flexible hours, must have evening (Tues & Thurs) availability
  • Reliable transportation to locations
Preferred Qualifications
  • Interest in health/wellness/fitness/nutrition
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Understanding of and/or experience in working in a small organization/non-profit
 
Compensation is negotiable.
 
If interested, please email info@weviva.org with a cover letter and resume.
 
WeViva is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of color, race, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunity.
 
 
To ApplyTo apply, email info@weviva.org with a resume and cover letter.
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Senior Fitness/Senior Yoga Instructor

WeViva
Posted on Friday, June 26, 2015

Start DateWednesday, July 15, 2015
Job DescriptionSenior Fitness/Senior Yoga Instructor:
 
WeViva (www.weviva.org) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in Austin, dedicated to providing accessible and affordable fitness and nutrition classes to people (mainly women) in low-income communities. We go wherever we are needed- apartment complexes, schools, community centers, churches and medical centers. All classes are onsite and completely free for the participant.
 
WeViva is seeking a qualified Senior Fitness/Senior Yoga Instructor to teach a weekly class at our AGE Round Rock site, located at 475 Round Rock W Dr. #120, Round Rock, TX 78681. The class meets every Wednesday from 10:30am-11:30am. Instructors must be sensitive to the needs of mentally and/or physically impaired populations, be comfortable modifying workouts to accommodate chair-bound participants, and provide their own music and speaker system.
 
This person would work very closely with the WeViva Program Manager, AGE Staff Members, and Class Participants. Please note that WeViva is a very small organization (1 full time person and 3 part time people) and the Senior Fitness/Senior Yoga Instructor is a key position to the success of our fitness programming.
 
All candidates must go through a background check and be able to provide a valid social security number.
 
Primary Responsibilities
  • Teach senior fitness/senior yoga classes for AGE Round Rock participants on a weekly basis.
  • Modify workout routines to accommodate needs of participants.
  • Be in regular contact with WeViva Program Manager.
  • Various administration tasks as needed.
Minimum Qualifications
  • High professional standards and dedication to the organization’s mission, staff and participants.
  • Must have Wednesday morning availability.
  • Reliable transportation to locations.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Interest in health/wellness/fitness/nutrition
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Understanding of and/or experience in working in a small organization/non-profit
 
If interested, please email info@weviva.org with a cover letter and resume.
 
WeViva is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of color, race, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunity.
 
 
To ApplyTo apply, please email info@weviva.org with a cover letter and resume.
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Fine Arts Coordinator

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area
Posted on Friday, June 26, 2015

Job DescriptionPRIMARY FUNCTION:
 
With the support of the Director of Education, the Fine Arts Coordinator is accountable for all matters related to supporting the successful operation of the Arts Program within the Operating Policies and Procedures of the Clubs. The primary concern is focused on unit / lesson plan creation, service delivery, training of staff, budget management, community relations for the Arts Program at all applicable sites, and planning and execution of several organization-wide Arts Events including: National Fine Arts Exhibit; Drama Showcase; Image Makers Photography Contest; and Art Bazaar.
 
KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):
 
Programming and Curriculum Development
  • Oversee planning and evaluation of Arts programs
  • Create and write Arts Unit and Lesson Plans.
  • Create and / or identify outcome and assessment measurement tools for Arts programs.
  • Provide perspective to staff on educational issues with regard to Arts on a regular basis.
  • Assist in the implementation of a comprehensive Arts program.
  • Assist in development of all printed materials needed for Arts program.
  • Supervise the maintenance and operation of the physical Arts property of each Club.
  • Make monthly statistical and progress reports regarding the Arts program at each Branch to the Chief Professional Officer/Executive Vice President.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.
 
Leadership
  • Must possess maturity, self-control and sound judgment.
  • Must have a sincere interest in helping boys and girls.
  • Must possess the energy, initiative and ability to achieve results within time frames.
  • Must possess a capacity for loyalty and support of the organization's missions and goals, and the policies of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area.
 
 
Quality Assurance
  • Complete all 10 methods of the Youth Program Quality Initiative in the first year of employment, and 2 refresher trainings each year after.
  • Become YPQA Methods trainer.
  • Help implement the YPQ Initiative organization-wide by conducting program observations and completing coaching conversations with staff.
  • Assist staff in evaluating and improving their methods and instructional practices.
  • Assist in evaluating the progress on established Arts priorities.
 
Strategic Planning
  • Ensure sustainability of Arts curriculum planning process, including ways for curricula to be updated over time.
  • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate Arts 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. 
  • Meet all grant requirements.
  • Review grant requirement form monthly with supervisor.
  • Meet individually with supervisor monthly.
 

Team Training

  • Provide trainings as needed for Arts staff, including intermittent trainings throughout the school year for all applicable staff.
  • Demonstrate ideal Arts lessons to staff in workshop settings and during professional development.
  • Help to plan and implement the Arts staff development program.
 

Resource Management

  • May purchase Arts supplies and equipment for the organization in accordance with organizational policies and guidelines, and operate the Arts Program within the approved budget.
  • Calculate and control expenditures based on the finalized budget.
  • Submit purchase orders, receipts and fees within 48 hours of purchase or receipt.
  • Maintain and review shadow budget monthly with supervisor.
  • Perform and submit annual performance reviews for all staff annually by August.
  • Maintain all databases. 
 
Partnership Development
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with schools, community leaders, and other outside organizations.
  • Create a strong presence in the school that you are assigned, if applicable.
  • Become an active and participating member of two civic organizations.
  • Provide information to community and interested parties about the Arts program and progress towards goals.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with public and private agencies and other organizations in the area served by each Club.
 
Marketing, Development and Public Relations
  • Increase visibility of Arts programs activities and maintain positive public relations within the Club and the community.
  • Work with the Development Department to apply for funding where applicable.
 
 
Application Due DateMonday, July 13, 2015
To Applyemail: Kierstin.Hettler@bgcaustin.org
Physical Address5407 N I 35
Austin, TX 78723
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PT Intake & Referral Counselor

Workers Assistance Program
Posted on Friday, June 26, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 13, 2015
Job DescriptionWorkers Assistance Program, Inc.
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Open Position
Intake & Referral Counselor
 
 
Division:                    Employee Assistance Programs
Department:                          Intake & Referral
Supervisor:                Director of Client Services
Classification:          Non-exempt/Part Time/Hourly
Pay rate:                     $12.50-13.92 (for bilingual)
 
Qualifications/Requirements
A Bachelors Degree in Social Work or another human services-related field is preferred but license or certification in a mental health or chemical dependency field may be substituted for a degree.  Experience in information and referral service delivery or crisis hot lines preferred.  Employee will need skills in communication, problem resolution, and proper telephone etiquette. Background, experience or knowledge in some or all of the following areas:
 
            •           Employee Assistance Programs
            •           Crisis intervention
            •           Chemical dependency
            •           Macintosh computer operation
            •           TDD device from communicating with the deaf
 
Duties/Responsibilities
Under the general supervision of the Director of Client Services, the Intake & Referral Counselor will be responsible for the following:
 
Client Services
Initial telephone assessment for all clients including following up with clients when necessary
Provide community resources to clients
Assign clients to counselor/affiliate for an assessment
Schedule client appointments
Return calls to mental health professionals
Deliver crisis counseling over the phone when appropriate
Assist clients with additional referrals when necessary
Maintain appropriate client records
Maintain an up-to-date community resource database
Update the abbreviation list for Austin area contracts
Aid in retrieving answering service messages
Take messages for counselors when necessary
Call community resources for additional information
Inform Director of Client Services of changes in client/affiliate information, help in training and fielding questions from new intake staff.
Aid in developing new organizational systems for I & R and clinical staff.
Notify Case Management department and I & R supervisors of crisis, procedural referral, chemical dependency, and managed care cases. 
 
Special Projects
Provide community resource/affiliate information for establishing new contracts
Work with other departments to improve EAP services.
 
Skill Development
Attend bimonthly I & R staff meetings and clinical meetings to discuss ways to improve the department/WAP, and present administration and client issues. 
Attend in-service trainings and workshops to enhance clinical skills.
 
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, Perform other related duties as assigned.
 
To apply please Email your resume with the subject line “I&R Counselor Position” to mholt@workersassistance.com. Thank you.
 
Application Due DateFriday, July 10, 2015
To ApplyTo apply please Email your resume with the subject line “I&R Counselor Position” to mholt@workersassistance.com. Thank you.
Physical Address2525 Wallingwood Dr.
Bldg 5
Austin, Texas 78746
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Chief Financial Officer

People's Community Clinic
Posted on Friday, June 26, 2015

Job DescriptionPeople’s Community Clinic is seeking a Chief Financial Officer.  Experienced finance professional reporting to the CEO and working closely with the Finance Committee of the Board to direct all aspects of the Clinic’s financial operations (accounting policies/procedures, financial planning, internal controls,  external audits and  the annual operating budget), as well as oversee the IT and Compliance Departments.  Degree in related field, background in healthcare and minimum of four years progressively responsible experience in executive-level management, including supervision of staff.  Nonprofit and FQHC experience highly desirable.  EOE
 
To ApplyApply on our website at https://www.austinpcc.org/about-our-clinic/employment/
Physical Address2909 North IH-35
Austin, TX 78722
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Grants Manager

People's Community Clinic
Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2015

Job DescriptionWe are seeking a Grants Manager to lead PCC’s efforts to obtain grant, foundation, corporate and governmental funding consistent with our mission.  Research and develop proposals, collect data about our services and oversee reporting requirements.  Assist with developing print and electronic materials to support the Clinic’s public relations efforts.  College degree and three years successful grant writing and grants management experience.  Excellent verbal and written skills and ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences.  Ability to work independently while functioning as a member of a team.  Must be efficient and detail-oriented, and adept at managing multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. EOE
 
To ApplyPlease apply online at https://www.austinpcc.org/about-our-clinic/employment/
Physical Address2909 North IH-35
Austin, TX 78722
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Manager of Hotline Services

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Job Description

General Position Purpose Statement

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.

The Manager of Hotline Services (MHS) is a member of the National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) Program Team.

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director, the MHS provides leadership, direction and support to a team of Hotline Advocates and is responsible for the supervision of the day to day operations and the delivery of quality of services on the Hotline.

Due to NDVH’s 24/7, 365 days per year operation, the MHS position may exceed 40 hours per week and require adjustments in work hours and may include nights, weekends, and holidays.

 

Essential Responsibilities/Duties

  • Provides leadership to Hotline, and role models agency standards of conduct and workplace success factors
  • Responsible for supervising and coaching a team of Hotline Advocates to provide quality service to 24/7 operations
  • Responsible for team scheduling and communicating coverage issues with HL management
  • Oversees the accuracy of all employee administrative changes, status records, timesheets, terminations, transfers etc.
  • Holds regular supervisory meetings and conducts at least one formal job performance evaluation per year with each Hotline Advocate on the team
  • Participates in weekly and as requested Manager meetings
  • Provides initial orientation and on-going training for Hotline Advocates
  • Prepares and maintain documents and reports as requested by Assistant Directors or Chief Program Officer
  • Review and responds to correspondence in a timely manner, including mail, e-mail, chats and FYI’s
  • Provide Hotline Advocates with appropriate and current Hotline information, tools and guidance
  • Compiles, analyzes, designs computer generated statistical reports and telephone data reports that show calls answered, abandonment rates and statistical averages and submits to Hotline Program team
  • Responds to incoming calls during peak call periods
  • Provides Hotline Advocates with onsite assistance for difficult calls, makes recommendation to Assistant Directors and Chief Program Officer regarding wellness concerns
  • Handles unresolved problems between service providers and NDVH callers
  • Develops and presents training materials
  • Participates in employee performance improvement meetings
  • Coordinates with the management team on program needs and goals
  • Apply NDVH personnel policies and procedures and all state and federal laws that pertain to the workplace
  • Assist with management of Digital Services

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.

 

  We are currently hiring for the following shift:

1)     Saturday - Wednesday, 12:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Job Requirements and Responsibilities

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Social Work or other closely related field, or a combination of education and experience that yields the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Degree can be substituted with a total of four years (in any combination) college and/or equivalent work experience.  This experience cannot be concurrent with the Experiential Requirements.
  • Two years of experience in direct services to victims of domestic violence or similar human services program or one  year of call center experience. Three years of supervisory experience.
  • Fluency in conversational Spanish is required for 1/3 of Hotline/Advocate Supervisor positions.
  • Ability to manage time and complete multiple activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high stress situations.
  • Ability and willingness to work as a team member, providing support and constructive feedback in interpersonal interaction.
  • Commitment to feminist and nonviolent perspective and behavior and willingness to work in such an environment.
  • Demonstrates initiative and the ability to be flexible and creative.
  • Ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.
  • 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, volunteer-based deliver of human services by domestic violence shelters.
  • Understanding of an empowerment-based advocacy model of services.
  • Commitment to NDVH program philosophy.
  • Working knowledge of Windows Operating Systems and Microsoft Office applications Recognition of the dynamics of domestic violence and societal factors that contribute to the continuation of violence against women and children.
  • Knowledge of the history of the battered women’s movement in Texas and the U.S.

 

Other Requirements/Working Conditions 

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

 

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

Application Due DateFriday, July 3, 2015
To ApplyVisit thehotline.org/jobs and click on DOWNLOAD APPLICATION. Complete the application in its entirety. Email the completed application along with a copy of your resume to mcontreras@ndvh.org or fax to 512.306.9887. Both a completed application and resume are required to apply for this position.
Physical AddressP.O. Box 161810
Austin, TX 78716
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Programs and Services Director

The Caring Place
Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Job DescriptionThe Caring Place is a local, community-based social services agency that has assisted families in economic crisis in Georgetown and rural Williamson County, Texas for 30 years. The Caring Place is a dynamic, progressive, financially stable, expanding, community-based organization with a strong community image and a broad support base.
The Caring Place has an immediate opening for the Programs and Services Director, a senior level staff position with responsibility for the timely, effective, and efficient delivery of the direct client-facing programs and services of the agency. The primary role of this position is the development, implementation, operation and administration of both the direct services programming, and the management and oversight of the service delivery mechanism within the Client Services department.
The Caring Place is looking for a proven leader with strong organizational and interpersonal skills, able to demonstrate exceptional team management and development strategies (paid and volunteer), effective program delivery, quality assurance, outcomes evaluation and fiscal stewardship. The successful candidate will be creative, flexible and decisive, sensitive to the needs of a diverse client population and able to meet the needs of this population through the empowerment of a mostly volunteer workforce. The candidate must be able to manage multiple, complex, multi-faceted projects simultaneously, while maintaining the integrity of the programming, the organizational policies and procedures, and The Caring Place brand image within the community. The position also provides management oversight support to additional areas.
BS/BA degree required, with a Master’s Degree preferred. The degree must be supported with 10 years of professional work experience, 4-7 of which are in a leadership/management position. The candidate will demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as proven experience in the management of an organization’s human and financial resources.
Please forward your cover letter, resume and references to jobs@caringplacetx.org by Wednesday, July 15, 2015.
 
Application Due DateWednesday, July 15, 2015
To ApplyPlease forward cover letter, resume and references to jobs@caringplacetx.org by Wednesday, July 15, 2015.
Physical Address2000 Railroad Avenue
Georgetown, TX 78626
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Executive Assistant, Office Manager

A Legacy of Giving
Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Job DescriptionThe Executive Assistant, Office Manager reports to and provides ongoing support and assistance to the Executive Director (E.D.) and Director of Development, supports the Board of Directors as directed by the Executive Director, manages and coordinates day-to-day office operations.
 
 Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
  • Administratively support Executive Director and Director of Development to advance organization
  • Manage assigned projects, such as composing correspondence, preparing presentations and scheduling meetings
  • Work with CPA and E.D. on general data entry, expense processing, and filing system
  • Implement processes that streamline overall office workflow
  • As Office Manager, serve as point of contact for day-to-day office operations
  • Manage asset tracker of all organization assets: technology, furniture, computer, etc.
General Tasks:
  • Provide general administrative support to Executive Director and Director of Development
  • Deduce and communicate effectively tech support needs
  • Administratively support Board of Directors and its subcommittees to advance and
    enhance their work by scheduling board and subcommittee meetings and documents
  • Collect and maintain meeting minutes, calendars and deliverables. Prepare appropriate documents for meetings
  • Other duties assigned by the Executive Director and Director of Development
 Position Expectations:
  • Manage time commitments with efficiency and dependability
  • Work collaboratively with members of A Legacy of Giving staff, board, volunteers and community members
  • Demonstrate strong writing skills and interpersonal skills
  • Recognize that each Legacy staff member is the face of A Legacy of Giving in the
    community and thus must reflect the ethos of the organization at all times
  • Appreciate the structure of  A Legacy of Giving as a nonprofit organization
 Qualifications:
  • Possess proficiency in writing and editing (writing samples required)
  • Have experience in working with excel 
  • Have strong attention to detail and be able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Possess strong communication, planning, organization and interpersonal skills
  • Possess ability to change priorities on short notice
  • Possess proficient computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe applications
  • Have a strong working knowledge of current office technology
  • Be highly motivated, outgoing, dedicated, and able to work collaboratively
  • A Bachelor’s degree, preferred
  • Possess patience, adaptability and sense of humor
To ApplyInterested applications should send a resume, two writing samples and three references to Linda Brucker, Executive Director, at Lbrucker@alegacyofgiving.org.
Physical Address1609 Shoal Creek Blvd.
Suite 303
Austin, TX 78701
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FT Digital Advocate (40 Hours)

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 20, 2015
Job Description

Job description:

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.

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.

This position 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.

 

We are currently hiring for the following shift:

1) Tuesday – Saturday, 6:45 PM – 3:15 AM

 

Training Requirements:

-All new hires must be available to attend a 2-week training program as follows:

 

  • Monday – Friday July 20-24, 2015, from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm each day
  • Saturday July 25, 2015, from 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
  • Monday – Friday July 27-28, 2015, from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm each day

 

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

 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent is required; college degree in social work or related field preferred.  Professional and/or personal experience may substitute for educational requirements.
  • 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.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and minimum level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for the position.  The employee will be required to perform any other job-related duties as required by the job objectives and 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.

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

Application Due DateMonday, July 13, 2015
To ApplyVisit thehotline.org/jobs and click on DOWNLOAD APPLICATION. Complete the application in its entirety. Email the completed application along with a copy of your resume to knjathi@ndvh.org or fax to 512.306.9887. Both a completed application and resume are required to apply for this position.
Physical AddressP.O. Box 161810
Austin, TX 78716
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FT Digital Advocate (32 Hours)

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 20, 2015
Job Description

Job description:

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.

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.

This position 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.

 

We are currently hiring for the following shift:

1) Wednesday – Saturday, 10:45 PM – 7:15 AM

 

Training Requirements:

-All new hires must be available to attend a 2-week training program as follows:

 

  • Monday – Friday July 20-24, 2015, from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm each day
  • Saturday July 25, 2015, from 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
  • Monday – Friday July 27-28, 2015, from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm each day

 

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

 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

 

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent is required; college degree in social work or related field preferred.  Professional and/or personal experience may substitute for educational requirements.
  • 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.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and minimum level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for the position.  The employee will be required to perform any other job-related duties as required by the job objectives and 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.

 

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

Application Due DateMonday, July 13, 2015
To ApplyVisit thehotline.org/jobs and click on DOWNLOAD APPLICATION. Complete the application in its entirety. Email the completed application along with a copy of your resume to knjathi@ndvh.org or fax to 512.306.9887. Both a completed application and resume are required to apply for this position.
Physical AddressP.O. Box 161810
Austin, TX 78716
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Special Events Manager

Zachary Scott Theatre Center
Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Job DescriptionSpecial Events Manager
 
Job Summary
Leadership responsibility for the logistical execution of, and the fundraising goals associated with, all of ZACH’s income-producing special events, including the annual gala (Red, Hot, & Soul), the fall benefit (ZACH Unplugged), and the summer Mercedes Raffle. The Special Events area is responsible for raising over $950,000. Work closely with each event’s committee members in planning and fundraising as well as the executive leadership, all internal departments and external vendors. Responsible for the creation and adherence to each event’s budget, including finding and securing in-kind donations as needed. Responsible for creation and execution of annual raffle, including securing prizes and creating tactical execution plan. Additional events and duties may be added as the needs of the organization change. Plays a role in the strategic development of the department as well as helping to identify new opportunities for special events to impact and enhance contributed income at ZACH.
 
About ZACH Theatre and Austin, Texas
ZACH Theatre is Austin’s premiere, not-for-profit regional theatre company, annually serving 115,000 individuals through our Mainstage and Theatre for Families productions housed on our 3 stages (Topfer Theatre: 420 seats, Kleberg Stage: 230 seats, and the Whisenhunt Stage: 130 seats). Located on Lady Bird Lake, ZACH Theatre is located close to Austin’s vibrant downtown arts scene. As “The Live Musical Capital of the World”, Austin consistently appears on Top 10 lists as an extremely desirable place to live and is home to 1.7 million people, the Texas state capital, the University of Texas, and a variety of corporate headquarters across an array of industries such as the arts and creative sector, high-tech, university, and government.
 
Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
5-10 years development experience, with at least 5 years involved in special events/event planning
 
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Experience in event management and fundraising for the arts, experience with events within a not-for-profit theatre or arts organization is preferred
  • Experience in high level donor (i.e. Board Member, Major Funder) interaction
  • Experience developing event sponsorship packages and associated materials
  • Experience in leading and managing committee members, volunteers and donors
  • Experience in developing new fundraising events, including brainstorming and researching new concepts
  • Understanding of event contracts as they pertain to catering, rentals, hotels, etc.
  • Experience negotiating with and managing vendors in highly dynamic environments
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral- and a commitment to customer service
  • Ability to speak before groups and lead meetings 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once with minimal supervision
  • Ability to function at a high level in a fast paced and changing environment
  • Experience with auctions and/or raffles
  • Experience with Special Project or Project Management a plus
  • Superior time management skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to create copy and collateral for events
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite and Excel
  • Knowledge of Tessitura preferred
  • Experience in working with theatre production staff preferred
  • Basic marketing and PR experience a plus
  • Knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign a plus
 
Essential Job Functions:
  • Meet the annual fundraising goals assigned to the Special Events revenue line (approx. $950k gross for next fiscal year)
  • Lead and execute all of ZACH’s elevated fundraising events (2 per year) including:
    • Creation and implementation of income and expense budgets
    • Meeting assigned fundraising goals
    • Solicitation of all income, whether directly or with staff/volunteer/board support, including:
      • Corporate event underwriters
      • Sponsorship level donors
      • Table sales
      • Single ticket sales
    • Provide leadership for co-chairs and committees
    • Interface with vendors and external resources
    • Evaluation of event success
  • Execution of event specific fundraising efforts, including:
    • Live and Silent Auction
      • Includes responsibility of coordination solicitation of items
    • Fund-a-need or Cash Call
    • Raffle
    • Serve as key liaison between internal departments (i.e. production, marketing, facilities, front of house, artistic) to execute vision of Volunteer or Board leadership, while maintaining income and expense goals
  • Plan and execute annual summer raffle, including:
    • Strategic creation of raffle
    • Solicitation of items
    • Logistical planning to staff, advertise and support the raffle
  • Solicit and manage event-related in-kind partnerships
  • Serve as team member of development department, and attend meetings/events and assume duties shared by all department members.
  • Other duties as assigned
To ApplyQualified applicants should submit cover letter and resume to mdubois@zachtheatre.org. No phone calls please.
Physical Address1510 Toomey Rd
Austin, Texas 78704
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Education Specialist

Caritas of Austin
Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Job DescriptionCaritas of Austin provides a service continuum for those experiencing poverty that begins with a safety net and links them to resources to achieve self-sufficiency.

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
Caritas of Austin seeks an Education Specialist who will be responsible for all aspects of service delivery to individuals referred to the Education Program. This includes preparing class materials (photocopy handouts, incentives, class supplies, etc.), teaching Education Program classes as needed, updating current curriculums and designing new curriculums as needed, providing client support assistance and performing administrative tasks, such as registering clients, monitoring attendance and preparing related reports, etc.
 
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor degree holder from an accredited college or university with major in area related to human services: education, social work or psychology.
  • Must have three years’ experience in adult education training or administration serving diverse populations.
  • Must be fully bilingual and fluent English- Spanish, Arabic, French, Swahili, Tigrinya, and/or Nepali.
 
Skills
  • Responsive, communicative and flexible; friendly with an ability to keep students focused and engaged
  • Stellar classroom management and training facilitation skills
  • Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments in a timely manner
  • Organized and reliable, with strong attention to detail
 
Computer Skills
  • High degree of familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and standard office equipment required.
  • Must be comfortable using client database systems.
Application Due DateWednesday, July 1, 2015
To ApplyMust be able to start immediately. Submit letter of interest with resume by July 1st via email to educationjobs@caritasofaustin.org
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Events Manager

Center for Child Protection
Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Start DateTuesday, June 23, 2015
Job DescriptionThe Center for Child Protection, a nationally accredited children’s advocacy center, seeks an Events Manager to be responsible for managing fundraising events and activities including a gala, golf tournament, driving event, cocktail receptions and various third party events. The Center for Child Protection is the first stop for children in Travis County who are suspected victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect and for children who have witnessed a violent crime.
 
Duties include working with and supporting event chairs, committee members and board members. Responsible for building and maintaining sponsor and donor relationships. Additional duties include acknowledging gifts, securing vendors, managing event budgets, mailings, event marketing, data entry and record keeping. Requirements include a college degree, three years of experience coordinating nonprofit special events, excellent verbal and written communication skills and relationship management experience. Events Manager will report to the Director of Development and Community Relations. 
Application Due DateWednesday, July 1, 2015
To ApplySubmit cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to Emma Hoyle at Center for Child Protection, 8509 FM 969, Bld. 2, Austin, TX 78724, fax to 472-1167, or e-mail ehoyle@centerforchildprotection.org. No phone calls please.
Physical Address8509 FM 969
Building 2
Austin, TX 78724
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BSS Plus Case Manager

Family Eldercare
Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Job DescriptionBest Single Source Plus Case Manager

Position Duties and Responsibilities

 
  1. Provide comprehensive case management services to individuals in three main areas: income, housing and basic needs to facilitate housing stability.
  2. Maintain a caseload of 25-35 clients and files to include; eligibility/intake paperwork, case notes, individual service plan, record of all financial transactions, income/benefits and other documents as needed for program requirements. 
  3. Provide BSS Plus program support to FEC case managers who access the program.
  4. Screen potential clients, document presenting problems of clients and assess client needs.  
  5. Regularly assess clients’ needs and provide appropriate case management to address those needs linking clients to internal programs and other agencies’ programs.
  6. Develop and monitor service plans with a general goal of housing stability.
  7. Link clients with community and mainstream resources as needed.
  8. Conduct the Housing Stability Assessment at time of entry, exit and 6 month follow up.
  9. Ensure BSS Plus program eligibility is met and proper back up documentation is collected.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.
 Collaboration
 
  1. Confer with colleagues to determine best integration of activities and resources within the agency and community.
  2. Engage in teamwork functions to provide a professional work environment, staff cases, address program needs and review community resources.
  3. Work with Social Security Administration, local social services organizations and federal, state and government agencies, creditors, family members, etc.
  4. Attend agency staff meetings, BSS Plus Case Manager meetings and other meetings and training sessions as required.
 Client Data and Record Keeping
 
1.  Manage case data by entering client data in Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Service Point web based database in a timely manner.
2.  Regularly prepare and maintain accurate records and reports.

3.  Maintain BSS Plus client hard files to include; eligibility/enrollment paperwork, case notes, individual service plan, financial assistance, assessments and other items as specified on file check list.  

Position requirements:
 
  • Required:  Bachelor’s Degree in social work, counseling, or other human-service field.
    • Minimum 2 years of experience in direct client services providing case      management to the homeless, mentally ill and/or to the elderly population.
    • Knowledge of Travis County social services.
 
  • Preferred: Master’s Degree in a Human- Service field
    • 2 years of experience in direct client services, case management and using community service resources for adults who are elderly, disabled, or victims of abuse, neglect or exploitation.
    • Knowledge of Travis County social services.
To ApplySend cover letter and resume to sgauthier@familyeldercare.org
Physical Address1700 Rutherford Lane
Austin, TX 78754
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211 Navigation Manager

United Way for Greater Austin
Posted on Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Start DateTuesday, June 23, 2015
Job Description
United Way for Greater Austin (UWATX)
Job Opportunity: 211 Navigation Manager
Department:  Navigation Center
Exempt, Regular Full-time
 
Who we are:
 
As Austin’s philanthropic backbone, we lead the community to overcome barriers to economic opportunities. We unite individuals, nonprofits, businesses and government agencies with research-based work that ensures resources are invested, so that everyone has access to the promise of Austin. 
 
Who we want:
 
The 2-1-1 Navigation Manager is passionate about seeing everyone in their community thrive and wants to be part of the solution. They are a creative problem solver and have the ability to remain calm in stressful situations.  You will be able communicate effectively at any level; with staff, the community and with internal and external stakeholders.  You must have a high attention to detail and be operationally focused. The United Way Navigation Center is looking for a strategic thinker who will be able to help lead the program towards growth. In this role, you will be providing direct supervision to a team of 10 + staff, as such, you will reflect the programs priorities and needs and must be skilled in offering direct coaching, training and staff development. You are flexible and have the ability to manage priorities and to meet deadlines in a fast-paced and high change environment.  You are familiar with the region’s social service infrastructure and the barriers our community faces and you’re motivated to help our community thrive.  Must be self- motivated, confident, and results-oriented and maintain high moral and ethical standards.  The 2-1-1 Navigation Manager is a systems thinker and has the ability to work well with diverse populations and in a team environment. 
 
 
Who you are:  
 
  • Mission focused and results driven. You’re committed to providing the highest quality services to vulnerable populations and helping to remove barriers. You’re focused on creating a program environment conducive to productivity and you get things done.  
  • Detail oriented and organized. You’re committed to ensuring accurate and organized reporting and recommendations. You supervise, coordinate, and execute all quality standards with a high degree of attention to detail.  
  • An excellent communicator. You have an ability to listen actively and communicate professionally with a wide range of individuals including community partners, Navigation Center program staff, and frontline staff.  
  • A quick learner and strong problem-solver. You have an ability to learn new policies and procedures and thrive on identifying solutions to complex case scenarios. You get energized by identifying and recommending improvements for program service delivery.
  • Technologically savvy. You’re proficient in the use of computer software including Microsoft Office. You are able to use telecommunication platforms and web based databases to enhance staff performance and to record and track program data.
 
 
What you’ll bring:
 
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a social services or business administration field required.
  • At least 2 years of experience providing direct supervision to a team of 5 or more.
  • At least 3 years experience working in a call center environment.
  • Experience working with vulnerable populations.
  • An ability to work in a fast-paced work environment and shift gears quickly to accommodate change.
  • An ability to prioritize work to meet program daily and monthly goals.
  • An ability to work with diverse leadership styles.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professional appearance and manner
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
 
Learn more: http://www.unitedwayaustin.org/
 
Notice: The job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Management has the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time. UWATX is an “at-will” employer.
 
This position is located in Austin, Texas and reports directly to the Director of Client Services
 
Application Due DateTuesday, June 30, 2015
To ApplyLearn more: http://www.unitedwayaustin.org/employment
Physical Address2000 E. MLK Jr. Blvd
Austin, TX 78702
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College Readiness Advocate

Austin Partners in Education
Posted on Monday, June 22, 2015

Start DateMonday, August 10, 2015
Job DescriptionBasic Function and Responsibility:
The primary responsibility of College Readiness Advocates is to provide academic tutoring to high school students to help them meet college readiness standards outlined by the Texas Success Initiative. This is a full-time, contract position that begins August 10, 2015, and ends June 3, 2016.
 
College Readiness Advocates primarily provide academic tutoring to high school students to help prepare them for college level coursework. CR Advocates provide individual and small group tutoring to high school students utilizing APIE’s College Readiness curriculum. Advocates will receive training on how to utilize the curriculum, engage students, and assist students with the college-going process.
 
This position is ideal for an individual interested in pursuing a career in the education, social work, and/or nonprofit sector. In addition to managing a tutoring caseload, CR Advocates will gain experience in creating and maintain strategic partnerships, effectively managing competing priorities, and developing strong communication skills.
 
Characteristic Duties and Responsibility:
  • Lead individual and small-group tutoring sessions as assigned at AISD high schools
  • Advise students regarding college readiness standards at various high schools throughout Austin
  • Create and foster effective one-on-one relationships with students to ensure program participation and encourage a college going culture
  • Effectively track student attendance, academic progress, and student engagement
  • Collaborate with APIE and AISD faculty and staff to increase student attainment of college ready status per the Texas Success Initiative
  • Work with Program Manager to determine students’ academic roadmap and preparedness for the TSI Assessment
  • Assist with the coordination of student participation in the TSI Assessment testing administrations
  • Recruit selected students and contact parents to inform them of program services and student progress
  • Establish, maintain, and utilize partnerships with on-campus contacts
  • Identify and provide additional tools and resources (including referrals) to students (e.g. FAFSA, TASFA, college application process, etc.)
  • Provide feedback in improving program curriculum and communication strategies with students.
  • Assist College Readiness Program Manager with logistic coordination
 

Supervision Received:
APIE College Readiness Program Manager

Hourly Rate: $13.50

Qualification Standards:
Education:
  • Bachelor Degree in Education, Social Work or related field
  • Experience tutoring and/or mentoring middle or high school students required
  • Graduate experience a plus
  • Spanish fluency a plus
 
Skills / Knowledge / Ability:
  • Must be available to work 40 hours a week Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Educational training in secondary education or strong reading, writing, and math skills (pre-algebra, algebra, and basic geometry and statistics)  
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Good organizational skills and flexibility a must
  • Strong communication skills; verbal and written
  • Ability to thrive both in a collaborative environment and in situations with minimal supervision
  • Candidate will exhibit strong initiative and must be able to adapt quickly
  • Candidate will exhibit strong tenacity in challenging situations
  • Must be positive, personable, and able to relate well to diverse populations, with a particular emphasis on working with young people ages 14-18
  • Strong leadership skills with an ability to foster and grow relationships with high school students, including mentoring and motivating
  • A proven “self-starter” with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively while observing and complying with all standards of the supervision
  • Must have a commitment to work collaboratively and harmoniously with the APIE staff, colleagues, community resource agencies, and school district personnel.
  • Able to manage multiple job functions simultaneously
  • Comfortable asking questions and follow-up as needed
  • Valid driver’s license with access to reliable private transportation
Application Due DateMonday, July 27, 2015
To ApplyPlease email resume, a cover letter, and three professional references to careers@austinpartners.org. No phone calls, please. Thank you for your interest!
Physical Address8000 Centre Park Drive
Suite 220
Austin, TX 78754
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Integrated Marketing Coordinator

Thinkery
Posted on Monday, June 22, 2015

Start DateMonday, June 22, 2015
Job DescriptionPOSITION TITLE:      Integrated Marketing Coordinator
DEPARTMENT:        Development
CLASSIFICATION:    Full Time Exempt
REPORTS TO:         Marketing and Communications Manager
PRIMARY FUNCTION
The Integrated Marketing Coordinator coordinates with Development and Marketing team members to ensure outreach messaging is integrated and consistent with membership and donor cultivation, and that the appropriate infrastructure is in place to support online list-building, relationship management, activity measurement and web-based constituent development activities.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Coordinate, manage, and optimize digital marketing campaigns across many channels including social media, emails, display advertising, and paid search
  • Develop and execute inspiring onboarding communication series to welcome new supporters, members, volunteers and visitors, driving conversions and providing meaningful engagement opportunities
  • Develop and maintain an analytics foundation to support decision-making processes related to the overall interactive experience, fundraising and social networking
  • Monitor, maintain and engage with the Museum’s audience through its social media accounts
  • Create and deploy mass e-mails, create donation and registration pages and e-mails, track and create reports of donations, registrations and renewals made through the website
  • Work closely with web and membership teams to coordinate multi-channel fundraising and marketing campaigns that increase revenue and provide meaningful giving opportunities to donors.
  • Coordinating all e-mail member renewal and acquisition campaigns, devising segmentation, writing scripts, and tracking results
  • Conduct response analyses and formulate targeted marketing strategies based on these analyses
  • Work closely with peers to support data extracts for online and offline segmentation strategies
  • Plays a crucial role in the stewardship of members and donors
  • Helps develop strategies for online marketing campaigns to result in increased donor program, membership program, program enrollment, and visitors through multi-channel marketing campaigns
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Intern(s)
 
CREDENTIALS/EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelors Degree
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum 4 years marketing experience
  • Proficiency with a wide range of marketing channels and tactics
  • Creative approach to marketing engagement
  • Experience with customer relationship database (CRM)
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task effectively in fast deadline-driven environment
  • Working knowledge of HTML and experience with Wordpress, Mailchimp and other digital communication programs
  • Some photography experience and knowledge of photo and video editing software preferred
  • Spanish proficiency a plus  
 
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
  • Schedule and availability reflects a 7 day a week operation. Coordinates with other members of the leadership team to ensure direct service staff has support during hours of operation. Periodic duties outside of/in excess of regular work week schedule during seasonal high volume times.
  • Assist in engaging and sustaining volunteers through introduction, information sharing and oversight (when applicable). Proactively provide support ensuring each volunteer has a productive, sage and meaningful experience.
  • Provide mentorship and support to participating volunteen members.
  • Periodic support and programmatic duties in other museum areas.
  • Professional attendance at museum functions and special events.
 
 
This job description should not be construed to imply these requirements are the only duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.  Incumbents may be required to follow any additional related instructions, acquire related job skills, and perform other related work as required.  This job description may be updated.
 
Thinkery is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.
 
Application Due DateFriday, July 10, 2015
To Applyhttps://thinkeryaustin.org/careers/integrated-marketing-coordinator/
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Medical Office Supervisor

People's Community Clinic
Posted on Monday, June 22, 2015

Job DescriptionUnder the supervision of the Practice Manager, this individual will:

• Manage the Front Desk staff including hiring, orientating, training, supervising and evaluating employees.
• Create and update training materials as needed; conduct training sessions with staff as needed.
• Monitor and manage the staffing schedule to ensure adequate coverage of the front desk at all times.
• Monitor and evaluate patient flow through the check in and check out process and the appointment setting process to ensure efficient scheduling and optimal customer service.
• Audit processes related to patient flow and recommend changes as appropriate.
• Serve as the liaison to other areas of the clinic, ensuring that requests, changes and concerns from other departments are addressed promptly and with superior customer service.
• Respond promptly and appropriately to patient grievances and resolve escalated patient calls.
• Identify opportunities to improve work flow, work processes and patient care, and work cooperatively to implement these and other quality improvements.
• Adhere to HIPAA guidelines.

Required Skills:

• Exceptional customer service skills.
• Basic computer literacy, especially spreadsheet applications.
• Working knowledge of electronic medical records and practice management systems.
• Bilingual English/Spanish required.
• Supervisory and time management skills.
• Problem identification and resolution skills.
• Flexible, self-directed team player.
• Ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to interact with people of diverse backgrounds.
• Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines; able to function autonomously with minimal supervision.
• Excellent communications skills.
To ApplyApply on our website at https://www.austinpcc.org/about-our-clinic/employment/
Physical Address2909 N IH-35
Austin, TX 78722
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Call Center Supervisor

People's Community Clinic
Posted on Monday, June 22, 2015

Job DescriptionUnder the supervision of the Practice Manager, this individual will:

• Manage the Call Center staff including hiring, orientating, training, supervising and evaluating employees.
• Monitor individual, team and call center results to identify and act on both positive and negative performance trends to ensure attainment of performance targets.
• Create and update training materials as needed; conduct training sessions with staff as needed.
• Monitor and manage the staffing schedule to ensure adequate coverage of the call center at all times; be available to step in as appropriate to ensure adequate phone coverage.
• Monitor and evaluate patient flow through the appointment setting process to ensure efficient scheduling and optimal customer service.
• Audit processes related to patient flow and recommend changes as appropriate.
• Serve as the liaison to other areas of the clinic, ensuring that requests, changes and concerns from other departments are addressed promptly and with superior customer service.
• Respond promptly and appropriately to patient grievances and resolve escalated patient calls.
• Identify opportunities to improve work flow, work processes and patient care, and work cooperatively to implement these and other quality improvements.
• Adhere to HIPAA guidelines.

Required Skills:

• Exceptional customer service skills.
• Basic computer literacy, especially spreadsheet applications.
• Working knowledge of electronic medical records and practice management systems.
• Bilingual English/Spanish required.
• Supervisory and time management skills.
• Problem identification and resolution skills.
• Flexible, self-directed team player.
• Ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to interact with people of diverse backgrounds.
• Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines; able to function autonomously with minimal supervision.
• Excellent communications skills.
To ApplyApply on our website at https://www.austinpcc.org/about-our-clinic/employment/
Physical Address2909 North IH-35
Austin, TX 78722
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Director of Individual Giving

Lifeworks
Posted on Monday, June 22, 2015

Job DescriptionDirector of Individual Giving
 
Instructions: Complete the application in its entirety, including salary history and requirements. In addition, please attach your resume. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
 
LifeWorks, a leader in the Austin social service non-profit sector, is looking for a Director of Individual Giving to support and grow the agency’s individual giving initiatives.

The Director of Individual Giving establishes and cultivates relationships with individual donors for long-term giving to LifeWorks to support agency programs.

We are looking for a highly motivated and goal oriented candidate, who has a customer relationship development focus to increase donor and volunteer engagement in the mission of Lifeworks by fostering new donor relationships as well as cultivating past donors to become annual individual donors.

The ideal candidate:
• Stellar interpersonal skills
• Ability to connect with others
• Effective in juggling multiple priorities
• Loves lots of interaction with a wide variety of people
• Driven to achieve goals
• Dedicated to the mission of LifeWorks


Duties:  Coordinates individual gifts campaign consistent with Agency’s goals
• Works closely with Events Director on donor introduction events
• Forms and cultivates relationships with potential donors and volunteers to establish and maintain channels of giving to the Agency
• Implementation of multi-year giving society
• Coordinates tours and appointments with prospects to provide insight into Agency programs, operations, and services
• Evaluates and refines individual donor strategy to include educating potential donors
• Conducts timely and appropriate follow-up methods
• Develops ongoing touch points with individual prospects in Agency funding pipeline
• Responsible for agency’s Season for Caring campaign
• Assists department with focus on conveying LifeWorks mission


Qualifications:
 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or a related field;
• Requires 5+ years of related experience; or
• Equivalent combination of education and experience

 
For more information and to apply online visit http://lifeworksweb.iapplicants.com
 
To ApplyFor more information and to apply online visit http://lifeworksweb.iapplicants.com
Physical AddressAustin, TX
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Campaign Associate

United Way for Greater Austin
Posted on Monday, June 22, 2015

Start DateMonday, June 22, 2015
Job DescriptionWho we are:
 
As Austin’s philanthropic backbone, we lead the community to overcome barriers to economic opportunities. We unite individuals, nonprofits, businesses and government agencies with research-based work that ensures resources are invested, so that everyone has access to the promise of Austin.
 
Who we want:
 
The Campaign Associate is passionate about inspiring philanthropy in our community. You are excited about public speaking; your passion will cause others to be convinced in your message. You would describe yourself as real, determined, and accessible. Always interested in learning and growing, you will leverage the influence, resources, and expertise of your peers to excel in your position. As a key player in the success of the corporate relations program at UWATX, you are excited about utilizing your strongest assets and growing in opportunities to meet/exceed the revenue goals of the organization.
 
Who you are:
 
·         Mission focused and results driven. You’re committed to building philanthropy and breaking down barriers to economic prosperity in our community. You’re focused on working with your team toward a common goal and don’t shy away from challenges as you work toward positive results.
·         A passionate advocate for philanthropy. You deeply believe that every person, regardless of income level, deserves the opportunity to financially invest in their community.
·         A committed team player. You are reliable day in and day out. You can be counted on to get the job done, meet deadlines, keep your word and provide consistent quality work. You value cultivating and maintaining positive relationships with your peers.
·         A confident story teller. You have an ability to effectively communicate complex information in a compelling manner to variety of audiences. You understand the value in sharing information openly, honestly, and generously.
·         A strong problem-solver. You have an ability to learn quickly and thrive on identifying creative solutions in a dynamic environment where you can assess internal and external conditions that affect your work.
·         Detail oriented and organized. You’re committed to ensuring organization and consistency in all activities related to campaign event planning and support, public speaking engagements, and administrative functions.
 
What you’ll bring:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. A combination of coursework and 1+ years of professional work experience in non-profit, administrative support, or fundraising may be considered as an equivalent.
  • Previous work within the United Way system strongly preferred
  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance required (local travel up to 70% of the time)
  • Experience with public speaking to groups ranging 5-150 attendees
  • Experience in fundraising/development, and/or communications preferred
 
Learn more: http://www.unitedwayaustin.org/

Notice: The job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Management has the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time. UWATX is an “at-will” employer.
 
This position is located in Austin, Texas and reports directly to the Vice President, Corporate Relations.
 
Application Due DateWednesday, July 15, 2015
To Applyhttp://www.unitedwayaustin.org/employment
Physical Address2000 E. MLK Jr. Blvd
Austin, TX 78702
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Childcare Supervisors

Austin International School
Posted on Monday, June 22, 2015

Start DateMonday, August 24, 2015
Job Description

Looking for a fun job working with children and being outdoors on a beautiful tree-lined playground?

We are looking for you - enthusiastic supervisors to join our childcare team! You get to work with smart, interesting colleagues and preschool and elementary-age children from diverse backgrounds who are learning French, Spanish and English each school day.

Your job will be to supervise children aged 3 to 10 years old outdoors during recess and once the school day ends. This includes organizing and supervising the children's activities.

Qualifications: 

This job requires a responsible, punctual supervisor. We can accommodate the needs of college- student schedules within reason, but we expect as much from our childcare supervisors as we do every other employee in our school. You will be an important member of our staff. Therefore, you must be responsible, prompt, motivated and flexible.

The ideal candidate must be a team player, have experience with engaging with children and have good communication skills with both children and adults. A background in education or childcare is preferred. Fluency in French or Spanish is a plus. Year-round employment and opportunities for advancement become available for the best members of staff.

You must have some experience supervising children, and will be required to take and pass the state background check for working with children.

Work Hours:

(2) Positions:11:30 am to 6:00 pm, M-F (26 Hours/week), plus some staff meetings.

(3) Positions:3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, M-F (+/-15 Hours/week), plus some staff meetings.

Opportunity to work additional hours during school breaks as camp counselors. 1-year commitment is preferred.


 

Application Due DateFriday, July 31, 2015
To ApplyPlease send a resume and note about your interest in this role to Laurence Raud, extracurricular activities coordinator: laurence.raud@austininternationalschool.org. No phone calls, please.
Physical Address4001 Adelphi Lane
Austin, TX 78727
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AmeriCorps College Coach - Rural Success Partnerships

College Forward
Posted on Sunday, June 21, 2015

Start DateMonday, August 3, 2015
Job DescriptionCollege Forward seeks full-time AmeriCorps*Texas members to serve as TBD Coaches from August 3, 2015 – 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.

NOTE: Mandatory AmeriCorps trainings will be held August 3, 2015 for pre-service orientation.  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.
 
 
Application Due DateFriday, July 31, 2015
To ApplyTO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION: Email a resume and cover letter to Sunny Tompkins, HR Assistant, at stompkins@collegeforward.org. Check out www.collegeforward.org/join-the-team/ to see all our AmeriCorps postings!
Physical AddressMarfa, TX
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PT Hotline Advocate (24 Hours)

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 20, 2015
Job DescriptionPrimary Location: Austin, TX
Salary: $16.37 Hourly, plus Shift Differential

Job description:
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.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Provide crisis intervention, safety planning, education, advocacy and referrals to caller’s as appropriate.
  • Collects demographic information on all calls (including TTY calls), enters caller’s needs and caller’s situations into caller application and documents referrals given to callers;
  • Refers unresolved problems between service providers and the NDVH callers to Manager of Hotline Services.
  • Assist program administration in keeping the database system updated by reporting all changes to be made in service provider information.
  • Respond to caller’s requests for domestic violence materials (i.e. Brochures, flyers, posters, handouts and other promotional materials).
  • Assist in overall office administration and maintenance, including answering the phone and maintaining common areas as necessary.
  • Accepts calls from victims and/or the general public.  Provides referrals to local services; provides information/education about domestic violence.
  • Accepts calls from service providers; networks with service providers; receives updated service directory information from service providers.
  • Advocates shall maintain standards of conduct that are empowerment-based and nonjudgmental; Advocates shall respond to all calls in a professional manner with a tone of calmness, sensitivity, empathy and non-judgment; Advocates shall respond to all calls with accurate information; Advocates shall make effective and efficient use of time and information for each NDVH call.
  • Participates in monthly in-services, team meetings and supervision with management.
  • Adheres to the NDVH’s Crisis Intervention Model and Guiding Principles
 
This description only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow and any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by his or her supervisor or management.
 
We are currently hiring for the following shifts:
1) Saturday - Monday 9:45 AM - 6:15 PM
2) Monday - Wednesday 3:45 PM - 12:15 AM
3) Friday - Sunday 9:45 PM - 6:15 AM
 
 
Training Requirements:
-All new hires must be available to attend a 2-week training program as follows:
 
  • Monday - Friday July 20-24, 2015, from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm each day
  • Saturday July 25, 2015, from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Monday - Friday July 27-28, 2015, from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm each day
 
Qualifications:
 
  • A High School Diploma or equivalent is required; college degree in social work or related field preferred.  Professional and/or personal experience may substitute for educational requirements. 
  • 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.
  • A minimum of 60% of Hotline Advocate positions requires fluency in conversational Spanish.
  • Experience/familiarity with computers.  Knowledge of Word for Windows and Access preferred.
  • Ability to work shifts which will provide coverage of the NDVH 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, including weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to attend required meetings (including, but not limited to, Program Team and Advocate Team meetings), which may be scheduled during hours outside of the Advocate’s regular schedule.
  • 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.
  • Commitment to feminist and nonviolent perspective and behavior and willingness to work in such an environment.
  • Demonstrates initiative and the ability to be flexible and creative.
  • Ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.
  • Ability to adjust work hours to requirements of the organization including occasional overtime as needed.
  • 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 program philosophy.
  • Experience with membership/nonprofit organizations.
  • Understanding of an empowerment-based advocacy model of services.
  • Recognition of the dynamics of domestic violence and societal factors that contribute to the continuation of violence against women and children.
  • Knowledge of the history of the battered women’s movement in Texas and the United States
 
Other Requirements/Working Conditions:
 
  • Ability to read, write and converse in English; Spanish preferred.
  • Availability to travel overnight occasionally.
  • Must have emotional and physical stamina to tolerate prolonged sitting or standing to deal with a variety of stressful situations, including responses to complaints, difficult requests from programs and individuals in crisis, and internal and external interactions, to effectively work long and at times odd hours, while maintaining a sense of humor.
  • Works in a normal office environment, except while traveling, with minimum exposure to dust, noise, or temperature extremes.  Requires bending, stooping, lifting and carrying objects up to 25 pounds, with or without accommodations. 
 
The National Domestic Violence Hotline is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
 
 
Application Due DateTuesday, June 30, 2015
To ApplyVisit thehotline.org/jobs and click on DOWNLOAD APPLICATION. Complete the application in its entirety. Email the completed application along with a copy of your resume to knjathi@ndvh.org or fax to 512.306.9887. Both a completed application and resume are required to apply for this position. - YOU MUST INDICATE THE SHIFT IN WHICH YOU ARE INTERESTED-
Physical AddressP.O. Box 161810
Austin, TX 78716
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PT Hotline Advocate (16 Hour)

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 20, 2015
Job DescriptionPrimary Location: Austin, TX
Salary: $16.37 Hourly, plus Shift Differential

Job description:
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.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Provide crisis intervention, safety planning, education, advocacy and referrals to caller’s as appropriate.
  • Collects demographic information on all calls (including TTY calls), enters caller’s needs and caller’s situations into caller application and documents referrals given to callers;
  • Refers unresolved problems between service providers and the NDVH callers to Manager of Hotline Services.
  • Assist program administration in keeping the database system updated by reporting all changes to be made in service provider information.
  • Respond to caller’s requests for domestic violence materials (i.e. Brochures, flyers, posters, handouts and other promotional materials).
  • Assist in overall office administration and maintenance, including answering the phone and maintaining common areas as necessary.
  • Accepts calls from victims and/or the general public.  Provides referrals to local services; provides information/education about domestic violence.
  • Accepts calls from service providers; networks with service providers; receives updated service directory information from service providers.
  • Advocates shall maintain standards of conduct that are empowerment-based and nonjudgmental; Advocates shall respond to all calls in a professional manner with a tone of calmness, sensitivity, empathy and non-judgment; Advocates shall respond to all calls with accurate information; Advocates shall make effective and efficient use of time and information for each NDVH call.
  • Participates in monthly in-services, team meetings and supervision with management.
  • Adheres to the NDVH’s Crisis Intervention Model and Guiding Principles
 
This description only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow and any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by his or her supervisor or management.
 
We are currently hiring for the following shifts:
1)  Saturday - Sunday 3:45 pm - 12:15 am.
2)  Thursday - Friday 3:45 pm - 12:15 am
 
Training Requirements:
-All new hires must be available to attend a 2-week training program as follows:
 
  • Monday - Friday July 20-24, 2015, from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm each day
  • Saturday July 25, 2015, from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Monday - Friday July 27-28, 2015, from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm each day
 
Qualifications:
 
  • A High School Diploma or equivalent is required; college degree in social work or related field preferred.  Professional and/or personal experience may substitute for educational requirements. 
  • 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.
  • A minimum of 60% of Hotline Advocate positions requires fluency in conversational Spanish.
  • Experience/familiarity with computers.  Knowledge of Word for Windows and Access preferred.
  • Ability to work shifts which will provide coverage of the NDVH 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, including weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to attend required meetings (including, but not limited to, Program Team and Advocate Team meetings), which may be scheduled during hours outside of the Advocate’s regular schedule.
  • 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.
  • Commitment to feminist and nonviolent perspective and behavior and willingness to work in such an environment.
  • Demonstrates initiative and the ability to be flexible and creative.
  • Ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.
  • Ability to adjust work hours to requirements of the organization including occasional overtime as needed.
  • 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 program philosophy.
  • Experience with membership/nonprofit organizations.
  • Understanding of an empowerment-based advocacy model of services.
  • Recognition of the dynamics of domestic violence and societal factors that contribute to the continuation of violence against women and children.
  • Knowledge of the history of the battered women’s movement in Texas and the United States
 
Other Requirements/Working Conditions:
 
  • Ability to read, write and converse in English; Spanish preferred.
  • Availability to travel overnight occasionally.
  • Must have emotional and physical stamina to tolerate prolonged sitting or standing to deal with a variety of stressful situations, including responses to complaints, difficult requests from programs and individuals in crisis, and internal and external interactions, to effectively work long and at times odd hours, while maintaining a sense of humor.
  • Works in a normal office environment, except while traveling, with minimum exposure to dust, noise, or temperature extremes.  Requires bending, stooping, lifting and carrying objects up to 25 pounds, with or without accommodations. 
 
The National Domestic Violence Hotline is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
 
Application Due DateTuesday, June 30, 2015
To ApplyVisit thehotline.org/jobs and click on DOWNLOAD APPLICATION. Complete the application in its entirety. Email the completed application along with a copy of your resume to knjathi@ndvh.org or fax to 512.306.9887. Both a completed application and resume are required to apply for this position. - YOU MUST INDICATE THE SHIFT IN WHICH YOU ARE INTERESTED-
Physical AddressP.O. Box 161810
Austin, TX 78716
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FT Bilingual Hotline Advocate

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 20, 2015
Job DescriptionPrimary Location: Austin, TX
Salary: $15.87 Hourly, plus Shift & Language Differential

Job description:
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.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Provide crisis intervention, safety planning, education, advocacy and referrals to caller’s as appropriate.
  • Collects demographic information on all calls (including TTY calls), enters caller’s needs and caller’s situations into caller application and documents referrals given to callers;
  • Refers unresolved problems between service providers and the NDVH callers to Manager of Hotline Services.
  • Assist program administration in keeping the database system updated by reporting all changes to be made in service provider information.
  • Respond to caller’s requests for domestic violence materials (i.e. Brochures, flyers, posters, handouts and other promotional materials).
  • Assist in overall office administration and maintenance, including answering the phone and maintaining common areas as necessary.
  • Accepts calls from victims and/or the general public.  Provides referrals to local services; provides information/education about domestic violence.
  • Accepts calls from service providers; networks with service providers; receives updated service directory information from service providers.
  • Advocates shall maintain standards of conduct that are empowerment-based and nonjudgmental; Advocates shall respond to all calls in a professional manner with a tone of calmness, sensitivity, empathy and non-judgment; Advocates shall respond to all calls with accurate information; Advocates shall make effective and efficient use of time and information for each NDVH call.
  • Participates in monthly in-services, team meetings and supervision with management.
  • Adheres to the NDVH’s Crisis Intervention Model and Guiding Principles
 
This description only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow and any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by his or her supervisor or management.
 
We are currently hiring for the following shifts:
1)  Tuesday - Saturday, 9:45 AM – 6:15 PM 
2)  Friday - Tuesday, 1:45 PM - 10:15 PM 
3)  Sunday - Thursday, 9:45 AM - 6:15 PM
4)  Saturday - Wednesday 7:45 PM - 4:15 AM
 
Training Requirements:
-All new hires must be available to attend a 2-week training program as follows:
 
  • Monday - Friday July 20-24, 2015, from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm each day
  • Saturday July 25, 2015, from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Monday - Friday July 27-28, 2015, from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm each day
 
Qualifications:
 
  • A High School Diploma or equivalent is required; college degree in social work or related field preferred.  Professional and/or personal experience may substitute for educational requirements. 
  • 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.
  • A minimum of 60% of Hotline Advocate positions requires fluency in conversational Spanish.
  • Experience/familiarity with computers.  Knowledge of Word for Windows and Access preferred.
  • Ability to work shifts which will provide coverage of the NDVH 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, including weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to attend required meetings (including, but not limited to, Program Team and Advocate Team meetings), which may be scheduled during hours outside of the Advocate’s regular schedule.
  • 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.
  • Commitment to feminist and nonviolent perspective and behavior and willingness to work in such an environment.
  • Demonstrates initiative and the ability to be flexible and creative.
  • Ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.
  • Ability to adjust work hours to requirements of the organization including occasional overtime as needed.
  • 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 program philosophy.
  • Experience with membership/nonprofit organizations.
  • Understanding of an empowerment-based advocacy model of services.
  • Recognition of the dynamics of domestic violence and societal factors that contribute to the continuation of violence against women and children.
  • Knowledge of the history of the battered women’s movement in Texas and the United States
 
Other Requirements/Working Conditions:
 
  • Ability to read, write and converse in English; Spanish required.
  • Availability to travel overnight occasionally.
  • Must have emotional and physical stamina to tolerate prolonged sitting or standing to deal with a variety of stressful situations, including responses to complaints, difficult requests from programs and individuals in crisis, and internal and external interactions, to effectively work long and at times odd hours, while maintaining a sense of humor.
  • Works in a normal office environment, except while traveling, with minimum exposure to dust, noise, or temperature extremes.  Requires bending, stooping, lifting and carrying objects up to 25 pounds, with or without accommodations. 
 
The National Domestic Violence Hotline is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
 
Application Due DateTuesday, June 30, 2015
To ApplyVisit thehotline.org/jobs and click on DOWNLOAD APPLICATION. Complete the application in its entirety. Email the completed application along with a copy of your resume to knjathi@ndvh.org or fax to 512.306.9887. Both a completed application and resume are required to apply for this position. - YOU MUST INDICATE THE SHIFT IN WHICH YOU ARE INTERESTED-
Physical AddressP.O. Box 161810
Austin, TX 78716
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PT Bilingual Hotline Advocate (24 Hours)

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2015

Start DateMonday, July 20, 2015
Job DescriptionPrimary Location: Austin, TX
Salary: $16.37 Hourly, plus Shift and Language Differential

Job description:
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.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Provide crisis intervention, safety planning, education, advocacy and referrals to caller’s as appropriate.
  • Collects demographic information on all calls (including TTY calls), enters caller’s needs and caller’s situations into caller application and documents referrals given to callers;
  • Refers unresolved problems between service providers and the NDVH callers to Manager of Hotline Services.
  • Assist program administration in keeping the database system updated by reporting all changes to be made in service provider information.
  • Respond to caller’s requests for domestic violence materials (i.e. Brochures, flyers, posters, handouts and other promotional materials).
  • Assist in overall office administration and maintenance, including answering the phone and maintaining common areas as necessary.
  • Accepts calls from victims and/or the general public.  Provides referrals to local services; provides information/education about domestic violence.
  • Accepts calls from service providers; networks with service providers; receives updated service directory information from service providers.
  • Advocates shall maintain standards of conduct that are empowerment-based and nonjudgmental; Advocates shall respond to all calls in a professional manner with a tone of calmness, sensitivity, empathy and non-judgment; Advocates shall respond to all calls with accurate information; Advocates shall make effective and efficient use of time and information for each NDVH call.
  • Participates in monthly in-services, team meetings and supervision with management.
  • Adheres to the NDVH’s Crisis Intervention Model and Guiding Principles
 
This description only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow and any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by his or her supervisor or management.
 
We are currently hiring for the following shifts:
1)  Friday – Sunday, 7:45 AM - 4:15 PM
2)  Thursday – Saturday, 7:45 AM - 4:15 PM
 
Training Requirements:
-All new hires must be available to attend a 2-week training program as follows:
 
  • Monday - Friday July 20-24, 2015, from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm each day
  • Saturday July 25, 2015, from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Monday - Friday July 27-28, 2015, from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm each day
 
Qualifications:
 
  • A High School Diploma or equivalent is required; college degree in social work or related field preferred.  Professional and/or personal experience may substitute for educational requirements. 
  • 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.
  • A minimum of 60% of Hotline Advocate positions requires fluency in conversational Spanish.
  • Experience/familiarity with computers.  Knowledge of Word for Windows and Access preferred.
  • Ability to work shifts which will provide coverage of the NDVH 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, including weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to attend required meetings (including, but not limited to, Program Team and Advocate Team meetings), which may be scheduled during hours outside of the Advocate’s regular schedule.
  • 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.
  • Commitment to feminist and nonviolent perspective and behavior and willingness to work in such an environment.
  • Demonstrates initiative and the ability to be flexible and creative.
  • Ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.
  • Ability to adjust work hours to requirements of the organization including occasional overtime as needed.
  • 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 program philosophy.
  • Experience with membership/nonprofit organizations.
  • Understanding of an empowerment-based advocacy model of services.
  • Recognition of the dynamics of domestic violence and societal factors that contribute to the continuation of violence against women and children.
  • Knowledge of the history of the battered women’s movement in Texas and the United States
 
Other Requirements/Working Conditions:
 
  • Ability to read, write and converse in English; Spanish required.
  • Availability to travel overnight occasionally.
  • Must have emotional and physical stamina to tolerate prolonged sitting or standing to deal with a variety of stressful situations, including responses to complaints, difficult requests from programs and individuals in crisis, and internal and external interactions, to effectively work long and at times odd hours, while maintaining a sense of humor.
  • Works in a normal office environment, except while traveling, with minimum exposure to dust, noise, or temperature extremes.  Requires bending, stooping, lifting and carrying objects up to 25 pounds, with or without accommodations. 
 
The National Domestic Violence Hotline is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
 
Application Due DateTuesday, June 30, 2015
To ApplyVisit thehotline.org/jobs and click on DOWNLOAD APPLICATION. Complete the application in its entirety. Email the completed application along with a copy of your resume to knjathi@ndvh.org or fax to 512.306.9887. Both a completed application and resume are required to apply for this position. - YOU MUST INDICATE THE SHIFT IN WHICH YOU ARE INTERESTED-
Physical AddressP.O. Box 161810
Austin, TX 78716
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Grants Manager

Any Baby Can
Posted on Friday, June 19, 2015

Job DescriptionGENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Grants Manager provides significant leadership to the development, management, and implementation of the agency’s grants program. This position will manage a comprehensive grants program to include research and identification of grant funding sources, development and submission of quality grant proposals, negotiation of grant deliverables and contracts, and relationship management with funding sources. The role is highly collaborative with Programs, Finance and Development. This position provides outstanding customer service to prospects, donors and agency staff.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Research and Planning
 
  • Identify opportunities for new and renewal grant funding by conducting research of public and private grant funding sources through monitoring of local, state and federal announcements, utilizing grant research tools and libraries, and keeping abreast of other opportunities.
  • Review literature dealing with funds available through grants from governmental agencies and private foundations to determine feasibility of proposal submission.
  • Analyze program requirements and sources of funds available. Make recommendations regarding potential grant submissions.
  • Develop and maintain a prospect ranking and tracking system, along with an annual grants calendar which includes the funding sources’ names and contact information, proposed amount of request and use of funds, deadlines, and special requirements.
  • Track progress toward grant fundraising goals by program and overall agency funding needs.
  • Keep abreast of data, research, statistics, and information about issues, trends, and community needs relating to ABC services and target populations.
 
Proposal Development and Submission
 
  • Collaborate with Executive Team & Directors to determine priorities for program funding, focus of program services, and to ascertain an overall understanding of fund implementation strategy.
  • Work with prospective and current funders, foundations, and corporate representatives to answer questions related to proposal development, requirements, and timelines.
  • Coordinate with the staff affected by proposals, to develop program goals and objectives, outline how funds are to be used, and explain procedures necessary to obtain funding.
  • Responsible for coordinating with Chief Financial Officer and program staff in preparing budgets and budget narratives to justify budgetary expenditures.
  • Write grant applications, according to format required by grantors, and upon completion, partner with appropriate staff for required review and signature.
  • Coordinate, manage and edit any proposals written by contractors or other ABC staff.
  • Package and submit applications, in accordance with grantor requirements and deadlines, and monitor and track status of proposals.
  • Respond to any requests for information regarding the proposal, coordinate responses, and insure all information is provided to grant funding source according to deadlines.
  • Serve as liaison between external grant funding sources and ABC staff by attending meetings, responding to information requests, and resolving issues.
 
Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation
 
  • Negotiate and submit revisions of grant document and work plans, as necessary.
  • Assure compliance with conditions of grant and grant deliverables by monitoring and analyzing agreements and contracts and coordinating with program and finance staff to resolve potential and existing issues.
  • Responsible for coordinating with program and finance staff to report and communicate with grant funders.
  • Maintain master files on grants and monitor paperwork connected with grant-funded programs.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Work, Communications or other related field, plus four plus years of relevant work experience. .
  • Demonstrated propensity to be self directed and show strong initiative.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to government grants, contract development and administration, along with grant research resources and techniques.
  • Exceptional ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively, both verbal and written, and represent the interests of ABC to funding sources.
  • Strong computer proficiency with all MS Office suite products, especially MS Word and Excel, along with a familiarity of fundraising and database applications.
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented with excellent documentation and follow up habits.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure of deadlines, along with capacity and flexibility to work simultaneously on a number of projects.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, producing high-quality work in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage projects effectively while collaborating successfully.
  • Strong work ethic and passion for improving the lives of children and families.
 
 
Application Due DateFriday, July 17, 2015
To ApplyInterested candidates should submit a 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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Volunteer and Events Coordinator

Any Baby Can
Posted on Friday, June 19, 2015

Job DescriptionGENERAL DESCRIPTION:  This position is responsible for the development and administration of a comprehensive volunteer program to support the services, activities and  events of Any Baby Can. The Volunteer and Events Coordinator plays an important role in ensuring volunteer satisfaction and providing support to agency staff, interns, and volunteers.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 
 
  • Develops and implements programs for the recruitment, training, orientation, placement and retention of volunteers. Conducts outreach and increases awareness
  • Utilizes creative recruitment approaches to assure that volunteer coverage is adequate to meet the needs of clients and staff, and which meet the requirements of state and federal regulations.
  • Plan and coordinate major client events in collaboration with Any Baby Can Program teams, including Camp Grey Dove. Also, assists in creating and monitoring event budgets.
  • Collaborate with Development and Communication teams to meet volunteer needs for special fundraising and third-party events, committees  and the Young Professionals Group
  • Serve as the liaison between the Young Professionals Group and Any Baby Can, including facilitating meetings, recruiting members and coordination volunteer opportunities
  • Collaborate with Development and Communication teams to plan and implement volunteer appreciation activities and volunteer events.
  • Develops and maintains volunteer/intern program policies and procedures
  • Maintain volunteer data/records and track/report volunteer hours and calendar of events/opportunities.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
  • Educational background and experience that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills and abilities to carry out the responsibilities of the position. Bachelor’s degree preferred
  •  Volunteer coordination experience and experience working with persons from various cultural backgrounds preferred.
  • Exceptional communication skills and commitment to high quality customer service, with the proven ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to team - oriented philosophy, as well as ability to work independently.
  • Skills in computer programs including MS Office products, fundraising software, and database applications.
  • Flexibility; willingness to adjust schedule as needed to meet demand of job; requires occasional work outside of normal business hours.
  • Must have good driving record, valid Texas Driver’s license, and current auto insurance.
Application Due DateFriday, July 10, 2015
To ApplyInterested candidates should submit a 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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Best Single Source (BSS) Plus Case Manager

Any Baby Can
Posted on Friday, June 19, 2015

Job DescriptionGENERAL DESCRIPTION:  The BSS Plus Case Manager will utilize a range of case management and financial assistance resources to provide comprehensive case management services spanning from one time rent/mortgage and utility assistance, homelessness prevention strategies to rapid re-housing homelessness assistance strategies and up to 12 months of varying intensities of service.
 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 
 
  • Provide comprehensive case management services to individuals and families in three main areas: income, housing and self-sufficiency.
  • Screen potential participants, assess and document needs.  
  • Ensure BSS Plus program eligibility is met and proper documentation is collected.
  • Maintain a caseload
  • Regularly assess clients’ needs and provide appropriate case management to address those needs linking clients to internal and external resources.
  • Conduct the Housing Stability Assessment at time of entry, exit and 6 month follow up.
  • Collaborate with Housing Locators to facilitate housing location for clients.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to determine best integration of activities and resources within the agency and community.
  • Attend program collaboration meetings and training sessions as appropriate
  • Manage case data by through the Homeless Management Information System.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records and reports.
  • Maintain client hard files to include; eligibility/enrollment paperwork, case notes, individual service plan, financial assistance, assessments and other file check list requirements.
  • Engage in appropriate teamwork functions in order to provide a professional work environment and effective service delivery.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field referred or equivalent case management experience may be considered in lieu of education
  • Bilingual skills, in English and Spanish a plus
  • Understanding of social service programs/community resources
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel and database systems
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Exercise good judgment and communication with all levels of an organization
  • Work well independently, and as part of a team
Possess valid Texas driver’s license and maintain good driving record
Application Due DateFriday, July 10, 2015
To ApplyInterested candidates should submit a 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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