East Texas Nonprofit Job Postings


Director of Development

Position Summary:

The Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all Parental Care Ministries fundraising including: major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns. The Director works closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors in all development and fundraising endeavors.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communication and maintain relationships
  • Grow a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors
  • Oversee grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements
  • Direct annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives
  • Direct capital campaigns and other major fundraising drives
  • Coordinate fund raising special events
  • Oversee prospect research
  • Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about PCM with the community
  • Oversee fundraising database and tracking systems
  • Supervise and collaborate with other fundraising staff
  • Oversee creation of publications to support PCM and fundraising activities
  • Maintain gift recognition programs
  • Demonstrate professional conduct at all times

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Be a professing Christian who demonstrates growth as a disciple of Jesus Christ
  • Embrace the mission and Statement of beliefs of PCM
  • Have a love for PCM Uganda and its people
  • Possess a positive and professional attitude
  • Experience in and with a heart for Christian hospitality
  • Strong interpersonal and writing skills
  • Have knowledge of donor management
  • Have knowledge and experience in fundraising techniques, particularly major gift funding
  • Possess the skills to work with and motivate staff, board members and volunteers
  • Have the desire and ability to build external relationships
  • Be a “self-starter” and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls
  • Be organized and exhibit “follow-through” on tasks and goals
  • Flexibility to work in a changing environment
  • 5 years minimum experience in professional fundraising

TO APPLY:

If you meet the required skills and experience and believe yourself to be a qualified candidate, please send a cover letter, current resume and three references to: epa@pcmonline.org


Job Title:  Counselor

Classification:  Full-Time (Non-Exempt)

Rate: $32,000.00-$40,000.00 per year (paid at an hourly rate)

Reports to:  CAC Clinical Director

Location:  Housed in Palestine, TX (may work some in Jacksonville, TX location)

Summary: 

Work within the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) program at The Crisis Center of Anderson and Cherokee Counties to provide specialized trauma-focused mental health services and evidence-based treatment, designed to meet the unique needs of children and their non-offending caregivers, through the provision of individual counseling sessions and co-facilitation of support groups.

Essential Functions

Assessment:

Counselor is to utilize standardized assessments to determine frequency, severity of abuse and other traumatic events; to determine symptoms child may be experiencing related to trauma; and to evaluate effectiveness of interventions provided. Standardized assessments of caregiver and child are used to strengthen family understanding of child and communicate family role in reducing or limiting child symptoms.

Trauma-informed mental health services: Counselor is to proactively engage non-offending caregiver in the treatment of the child, to promote enhanced attachment, decreased symptoms, and improved safety.

Parent engagement:

Counselor is to develop an expertise in the highly-specialized field of child abuse, with an emphasis on child sexual abuse.  This type of abuse requires that the Counselor regularly seek to improve their skills, have a deep understanding of the research associated with child abuse, and be committed to ongoing professional development as it relates to complex trauma and abuse.

Team Interaction:

Counselor is part of a large multi-disciplinary team that serves a rural area with a high volume of severe cases of abuse.  Counselor must be committed to managing a heavy workload of complex cases.

Communication:

Counselor is part of a large multi-disciplinary team that must regularly and professionally communicate in person, in large meetings, through case files, and in court.

Counselor must maintain case files in a timely manner, including session case notes, treatment plans, telephone consultations, referrals and disposition.

Provide expert testimony of fact for criminal and civil court that pertain to Mental Health Program cases.

Participate in scheduled case staffings, treatment team meetings, Multi-disciplinary team meetings, and occasional special staffings.

Provide consultation and regular communication with Child Protective Services, local law enforcement, district attorney’s office, and other social service agencies and counselors directly involved with Mental Health Program cases.

Maintain current licensure and/or certification and group affiliations

Must be able to work the bulk of work hours during non-school hours, in order to serve children who are in school

Education:

Master’s Degree or PhD in mental health- related field (Counseling or Social Work)

LPC, LCSW, or LMFT or licensed as an intern in the State of Texas

Training (licenses and certifications):

A professional license to practice independently in the state of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Master/Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); OR

Registered to practice as an LPC-intern, LMFT-intern

Will be required to participate in focused mental health trainings, clinical consultation and case staffing’s, clinical supervision, peer supervision, and/or mentoring within the first 6 months of employment and will then receive a training plan from Clinical Director for ongoing continuing education.

Knowledge Requirements:

Appropriate clinical licensure/certification to perform essential duties in the state of Texas

Experience with individual counseling and/or family interventions

Understanding of adult and child development theories and child sexual abuse.

Understanding of the law and legal system and implications related to their license.

Strong communications skills in interpersonal, written, and multimedia vehicles.

Experience in needs assessment of victims and families and identification of appropriate referral sources.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and unofficial college transcript to:

infocac@mycrisiscenter.com


Fund Development Manager

Reports To:  Chairperson of Fund Development Task Force/JFON-ET Board Member

Time:  Part time – 20 hours a week

 

Justice For Our Neighbors of East Texas is a faith based ministry of hospitality that welcomes immigrants by providing affordable, high-quality immigration legal services to low-income immigrants, engaging in advocacy for immigrant rights, and offering education to communities of faith and the public.

Responsibilities:

The Fund Development Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of an annual fund development plan.  The Manager serves on the Leadership Team under the Board President and as a partner to the Program Administrator and the Staff Attorney in furthering the goals of the organization.

 

Duties:

With the Fund Development Task Force

  • Develop an annual fund-raising plan, including budget.
  • Develop and implement at least 1 annual fund campaign through mail and email.
  • Identify and apply to foundations, businesses, and other entities for funding.
  • Identify and secure contributions from congregations – increasing the number each year.
  • Identify, cultivate, and solicit donations of at least $5,000 from individuals with means.
  • In partnership with Communications and Marketing, assess social media opportunities and implement when feasible.
  • Assess the organization’s capacity for special fund-raising events and develop a plan to implement when appropriate.
  • Send an acknowledgement letter to each donor, specifying the amount of the contribution and thanking the donor for the gift.
  • Administration:
  • Track income from donors
  • Keep donor data base current
  • Volunteers:
  • Recruit volunteers to assist on Fund Development Task Force and with fund development activities
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong passion for and commitment to the mission of JFONET and the rights of immigrants.
  • Demonstrated success in fund raising for non-profit organizations, for including big asks and the use of both social media and special events.
  • Team player, able to lead and follow.
  • Experience in managing a committee
  • Proven ability to work with people of varying religious, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds
  • Strong written and oral communication, listening, negotiation, and presentation skills
  • Cultural sensitivity

 

Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office set
  • Resourcefulness
  • Creative thinker
  • Highly organized

Please send resume to:

Gail McGlothin, JFON-ET,

P.O. Box 1058

Tyler, TX  75710

Or email: gailcmcg@hotmail.com


Nutrition Education Specialist

Full-Time, Regular FLSA: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Communications and Nutrition Education Director Nutrition Education Specialist

POSITION SUMMARY

The Nutrition Education Specialist is responsible for educating clients and agencies about the importance of nutrition, to support the growing number of nutrition professionals in the network, and to identify current and potential resources of nutritious food available to members.

 

About the East Texas Food Bank

The mission of the East Texas Food Bank is to fight hunger and feed hope in East Texas. The Food Bank’s team is dedicated to building community awareness and creating an efficient food distribution network to eliminate hunger in East Texas. Staff is committed to embodying the Food Bank’s values in all activities. Relationships are based on collaboration and respect. Resources are leveraged in a manner that is strategic and cost effective in order to achieve the Food Bank’s mission and goals.

Established in 1988 by a small group of local citizens, the East Texas Food Bank addresses the critical issue of hunger in East Texas. Nearly two decades later, the Food Bank has expanded its scope of services building on partnerships with hunger-relief organizations while at the same time bringing new programs and services to alleviate hunger. The Food Bank procures sorts, inspects, processes, and distributes food and other grocery products to hungry people through a network of community- and faith-based organizations throughout 26 counties. The Food Bank provides information about the region that is used to educate public and governmental officials about the nature of and solutions to the problem of hunger. The Food Bank, a member of Feeding America, will continue to expand and extend its programs and services to communities all across the region.

POSITION GOALS

  • Plan, administer, and coordinate Nutrition Education classes including Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters, Summer Feeding, after school programs and other classes for low income persons.
  • Provide nutrition training to food bank agency network to increase understanding of how agencies can incorporate nutrition in many aspects of their operations.
  • Develop, maintain, and enhance external relationships with appropriate nutrition and public health organizations.
  • Compile monthly reports and administrative compliance as required by regulatory

agencies.

  • Maintain and grow participation with UT Tyler Department of Health Sciences internship program
  • Upon direction of Communications and Nutrition Education Director, research, develop, and maintain aspects of the nutrition curriculum designed for children and adults for use by programs and agencies.
  • Provide feedback on policies, procedures, and curriculum regularly to reflect current nutrition education standards, trends, and regular program evaluation.
  • Assure compliance with partnership agreement between Share Our Strength and ETFB for Cooking Matters educational classes.
  • Provide internal Educational awareness to volunteers as well as site wellness programs for food bank staff.
  • In partnership with the Communications and Nutrition Education Director, develop, coordinate and distribute nutrition education information sheets for various box programs such as Senior Box, Mobile Pantry, Senior Servings and the Back Pack Program.
  • Help food bank determine possible baseline nutritional value of food bank product by using a nutritional evaluation tool (interfaced with CERES).
  • Provide support to partner agencies to increase nutritional value of partner agency orders by helping develop recipes for their pantry boxes and provide nutrition education workshops and food demonstrations on site at partner agency locations.
  • Provide guidance on nutritious menus for Backpack, Kid’s Care, Senior Box Program, Healthcare Partnerships, and other programs.
  • Plan and provide information and displays for health and community fairs.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in health, nutrition, or relevant field
  • Food Safety Manager Certification
  • Certification as a Registered Dietician, preferred
  • 2 years’ experience in a nonprofit organization or classroom environment preferred, experience with curriculum development a plus

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Technologically proficient. Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Office programs and ability to learn new software systems
  • Must have strong organizational skills
  • Self-starter, highly motivated, dynamic, and creative professional with entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to implement instructions
  • Ability to successfully teach and motivate others
  • Ability to compassionately work with diverse people
  • Ability to foster a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, bilingual English and Spanish preferred
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision with attention to detail, accuracy, and meeting of deadlines
  • Knowledge of the East Texas area and its diverse communities, including hunger and poverty issues
  • Ability to successfully develop, implement, and manage multiple projects from start to finish.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • This position works in an office environment but also requires travel approximately 50% of the time to various agencies and off-site locations.
  • This position requires some physical activity such as lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds.

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.

Qualified candidates may email resume and cover letter to Human Resources at: HRDir@easttexasfoodbank.org.


Position: Site Coordinator

Christian Leadership and Site Administration

  1. Models Christ and shepherds the volunteers and students toward Christ-likeness and Administers Site tasks in alignment with Christian principles.
  2. Reports to Executive Director, and works collaboratively to achieve established site goals.
  3. Accomplishes all tasks and objectives in compliance with CWJC Policies and Procedures.
  4. Recruits volunteers and ensures full training.
  5. Supervises daytime and evening volunteers to achieve learning objectives and site goals.
  6. Creates class schedules and calendars; manages daily office operations; ensures volunteer coverage of front desk and phone.
  7. Develops systems to ensure necessary timeframes, with all deadlines met.

Financial and Inventory Management

  1. Follows internal accounting processes and policies regarding handling all income and expenses.
  2. Prepares and makes deposits, mails yellow copy of deposit to Board Treasurer;
  3. Correctly categories donations and expenses.
  4. Makes a copy of all checks and deposit slip and places in current year’s file.
  5. Enters donations in Excel and/or Quick Books.
  6. Prepares and mails thank you letters for all donations within three business days of receipt.
  7. Prepares an Excel or QuickBooks report of donations each month for Director and Board.
  8. Prepares and emails a monthly report of all expenditures to Board Treasurer and CPA.
  9. Prepares and emails monthly report of all debit card expenditures to CPA with reconciliation.
  10. Creates and maintains a yearly spreadsheet with monthly data tabs.
  11. Prepares and distributes quarterly and year end reports to church donors.
  12. Prepares and mails End-of-Year fundraising letters/direct mail, and annual donation reports to donors the first of January;
  13. Purchases of $50 or over require preapproval by the Executive Director.
  14. Performs quarterly inventories of office supply needs; orders and restocks all site supplies.

Site Database Management

  1. Enters and updates all required records into database and safeguards security and accuracy.
  2. Enters and updates donors in CWJC data base.
  3. Enters and updates students and volunteer profiles with demographic information in database each session.
  4. Prepares accurate reports from databases as requested by the Executive Director.
  5. Creates and maintains a separate MASTER DATABASE that includes current information on churches, volunteers, donors, vendors, speaker bureau and “relationship management.”
  6. Backs up all files and databases each Friday.

Student Enrollment Management

  1. Assists Executive Director with publicity – posters, TV, media, newspaper, alumni, churches.
  2. Schedules, conducts and/or oversees student intake process: applications, interviews, ProveIt testing, Outlook set up, collecting registration fee and database input according to CWJC requirements.
  3. Prepares notifications and delivers to students who are accepted for class sessions.
  4. Prepares notebooks, nametags, nameplates, parking passes; handouts for new students and student rosters for teachers.
  5. Manages all assessments and evaluations, including reporting information with specific deadlines.

Student Development (Day and Evening Classes)

  1. Educates volunteers and students about the National CWJC 8-key elements (Certification, Advisory Council (Board), Networking,  Needs Assessment, Bible Study, Evaluations, Covenants, Mentoring)
  2. Completes volunteer placement for all classes;
  3. Maintains all student attendance and reporting for all classes.
  4. Plans and organizes the two Student Graduations in Spring and Fall sessions.

Position Requirements

  • College degree preferred;
  • Competent in Microsoft Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher; QuickBooks a plus;
  • Active member of a local Christian Church; Pastoral reference required; Affirms CWJC Statement of Faith;
  • Management experience with demonstrated Christian leadership;
  • Organized, professional, team player with excellent communication skills;
  • Routinely meets or exceeds time frames and deadlines;
  • Completes National CWJC Training for Site Coordinator Certification.

Benefits

  • Three weeks of vacation
  • Five sick days annually
  • Free daily lunches when available
  • Salary based on experience

No phone calls, please. 

Submit cover letter, resume and salary requirement to:

Sherry.Skinner@cwjctyler.org


Position: Coalition Coordinator

Next Step Community Solutions is seeking a highly motivated, organized individual with a desire to utilize his/her abilities to create positive social impact by creating healthier and safer communities. Position will design/implement prevention strategies to prevent youth alcohol, marijuana, and prescription drug abuse. The position acts as a liaison for coalition members/organizational interests with key decision makers. It requires overseeing relationships with staff and contractors to achieve goals, and developing and nurturing relationships with coalition members and community stakeholders among others. Programmatic activities may include educating, organizing, training and mobilizing the public, while providing technical assistance as needed to those served by the organization.

This position uses a great amount of creativity and initiative. The successful candidate will be passionate about systems development and management, civic engagement, and/or public health. The position entails balancing multiple priorities, collaborating with various staff on projects, moving easily between internal project management and external communications, and rapid problem solving and systems building/management.

Please send a cover letter and resume to:

brandon.davidson@nextstepcsi.com

In the letter explain your interest in the position and what you

would bring to the job and organization. The position is open until filled.


EAST TEXAS CASA IS HIRING!

CASA is currently accepting applications for a:

Volunteer Supervisor

Please complete the application along with documents requested in the posting at: East Texas CASA Employment App 2017