East Texas Nonprofit Job Postings

Provided by United Way


United Way of Smith County Job Posting

 

Position Title:  Information & Referral Specialist

Department:  2-1-1 East Texas Region

Reports to:  Director

FLSA:  Administrative, Non-Exempt

Salary:  $12.00/hour – $12.36/hour

Full-time/Part-time:  Part-time

Shift:  Days (M, T, R, F: 10:00AM-3:00PM, and W: 10AM-1:00PM)

Open Date:  19May2017

Closing Date:  2June2017

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Information & Referral (I&R) Specialist is responsible for providing skilled information and referral services on health and social service programs in response to telephone, electronic and other inquiries; providing crisis intervention, follow-up, and advocacy services when necessary; and tracking gaps in services.  I&R Specialist works under general supervision with latitude for use of initiative and independent judgment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Answer the phone line in an efficient, professional, non-judgmental manner.  Interviews inquirers and assesses service needs.  Provide appropriate and accurate referrals to inquirers.  Determine and document unmet needs when there is not an appropriate referral available to provide to an inquirer.  Perform extensive data entry.  Participate in the planning and implementation of Outreach Activities.  Apply crisis and emergency protocols.  Perform related work or special projects as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field.
  • Experience may be substituted on a year for year basis if the person holding this position does not have a Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field, in which case said person must have a minimum of four (4) years of related experience and must have a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Experience in a call center setting may be substituted on a two-year for one-year basis if the person holding this position does not have a Bachelor’s Degree in a human services or business field, in which case said person must have a minimum of two (2) years of call center experience or in social service delivery and must have a High School Diploma or GED.

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics:

  • Knowledge of interviewing and referral techniques.
  • Knowledge of health and social services available in the East Texas Region and state/federal social services agencies and programs.
  • Excellent data entry skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills. Outstanding organizational and stress management skills.
  • Ability to maintain high ethical standards and confidentiality in accordance with United Way, AIRS, state and federal standards and policies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively using correct grammar in written and oral form.
  • Ability to work independently and in team setting. Self-awareness and positive attitude are essential.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule (evenings, weekends, holidays) during times of disaster or other times of organizational need.
  • Ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Bilingual (English Spanish) preferred.
  • Must have reliable personal transportation to navigate from place to place throughout the 14-county East Texas Region.

 

Certificates and Licenses REQUIRED

  • Must have and maintain a valid Texas Drivers’ License and provide proof of current auto liability insurance as required by the state.
  • Must complete AIRS Certified Information and Referral Specialist (CIRS) Certification (based on experience within time frame to be determined upon employment).

 

To Apply:  Submit resume or completed application to Finance Associate via Email:  djones@uwtyler.org or mail to:

     Finance Associate, United Way of Smith County, PO Box 10029, Tyler TX 75711-0029.   No phone calls or walk-ins.


POSITION: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Opportunity for qualified candidate to direct and grow a successful nonprofit, multi-site practice in Tyler, Texas, specializing in spiritually integrated psychotherapy that is staffed with skilled Therapists.

Responsibilities include:

  • A combination of administrative management, community outreach, development, and Board interaction.
  • Ideal Candidate will have proven leadership and administrative skills and a heart for spiritually integrated therapy.
  • Program development and fund-raising/non-profit involvement required. Negotiable compensation package.

Respond before June 1, 2017 with questions or Letter of Interest and Resume to SCCETresume@gmail.com.


Store Manager

Position Summary:

The Manager of the Cornerstone Resale and Donation Center in Lindale is to oversee the operation of the store in such a way that the customer has a pleasurable shopping experience, people in need are provided with affordable products, clients are trained for the workforce, and the store is profitable for all the ministries of East Texas Cornerstone Assistance Network.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the physical layout of the store in such a way as to provide an excellent shopping experience for the consumer.
  • Plan and publicize special sales and promotions.
  • Establish and enforce store policies for maximum effectiveness and profitability.
  • Set fair pricing for merchandise.
  • Ensure that the store is operating according to best practices.
  • Oversee financial records and reports.
  • Hire and schedule staff for the store.
  • Work with other staff members to strengthen all of the ministries of the East Texas Cornerstone Assistance Network.

Accountability:

The Store Manager reports directly to the Programs Director.

Salary:

Competitive salary will be paid based on experience and expertise.

How to Apply:

Send a Cover Letter and Resume to job@etcornerstone.org


CLIENT SERVICES SECRETARY

OBJECTIVE: To assist the client services department in providing direct client services to victims of sexual assault.

Schedule: Full time

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

  • Front desk coverage to answer the telephone and assist clients.
  • Record shelter census at start of each day.
  • Schedule and confirm client appointments.
  • Assign new client numbers daily, create new client files, and maintain computerized client file database. Coordinate assignment of client numbers with shelter staff.
  • Request new clients to complete appropriate paperwork. Attach required forms to gather client statistical data.
  • Perform daily data entry of client services statistics.
  • Prepares monthly summary reports of client services statistics.
  • Records information and referral services provided to and demographic data about hotline callers.
  • Assist with other administrative duties as requested by supervisor.
  • Maintain general order and cleanliness of work area.
  • Monitors lobby and waiting areas; keeps reception area neat & orderly on a daily basis.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Must have experience with filing, typing, computer entry, and word processing programs. Familiarity with letter forms and other types of correspondence needed. Professional communication skills essential. Spanish fluency a plus.

SUPERVISION 

Client Services Secretary is a full time non-exempt position and is supervised by the Director of Programs. Funded by OAG.

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

Client Services Secretary will complete the next available Volunteer Training.

Yulonda Boyd

Family Violence Program Coordinator

dvcoord@etcc.org


YMCA of Tyler, Texas VACANCY ANNOUNEMENT

Job Title: Sports & Aquatics Director       

FLSA Status:  EXEMPT

Reports to: President & Chief Executive Officer

POSITION SUMMARY:

Develops, organizes and implements high quality sports leagues, aquatics programs and special events.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Directs and supervises program activities to meet YMCA objectives. Expands youth sports and aquatics programs within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
  2. Secures and schedules athletic fields and facilities. Transports and sets up equipment for games and practices; monitors and purchases necessary sporting equipment as budget permits.
  3. Creates teams from paid and financially assisted registrations. Organizes and conducts parent orientation meetings, training and meetings for coaches.
  4. Develops and distributes team practice and game schedules; trains and schedules sports officials; develops and distributes sports rules, guidelines and handbooks.
  5. Purchases and distributes team uniforms and awards; coordinates and distributes team photographs.
  6. Organizes and conducts sports clinics.
  7. Monitors daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local, YMCA health and safety regulations.
  8. Conducts and ensures proper maintenance of pools. Secures and schedules pool facilities. Maintains accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.
  9. Keeps the pool open and staffed with a certified Lifeguard during 100% of its scheduled hours of operation.
  10. Conducts lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid and CPR trainings.
  11. Creates and schedules swim classes, water fitness classes, swim team practices and meets.
  12. Assists in the marketing and distribution of youth sports and aquatics program information, may organize and schedule program registrations.
  13. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  14. Assists in YMCA fund raising activities to include securing youth sport team sponsorships for each team and special events.
  15. Responds to all member and community telephone, text, email inquiries and complaints within 24 hours.
  16. Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation
    in program.
  17. Directs special events like YMCA Healthy Kids Day, and others as needed.
  18. Other duties as needed.
  19. Resides in Smith County within 30 days of hire.

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader):

Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.

Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets.

Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.

Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sports Management, Physical Education, related field or equivalent.
  2. One to two years related experience preferred.
  3. Within 30 days of hire: completion of: Child Abuse Prevention, CPR; First Aid; AED; Blood borne Pathogens.
  4. Completion of YMCA program-specific certifications including holding a valid lifeguarding certification and completing LGI certification within 6 months of hire.
  5. Completion of CPR/AED & First Aid Instructor course within 6 months of hire.  Conducts classes quarterly for YMCA staff.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations.

The hourly rate for this position has been mutually agreed upon at $28,000 annually with raises based upon meeting performance standards.

Resumes should be submitted to jbumgardner@tylerymca.org by

5:00pm CST on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 for consideration.

 

YMCA of Tyler Texas

225 S. Vine Ave

Tyler, TX 75702

903.593.7327

www.tylerymca.org


The Mentoring Alliance exists to mobilize godly people into the lives of kids and families, to provide tangible help and eternal hope. Our staff must have the desire to influence, impact and serve the kids and families in our community. Why? Because each and every staff position at The Mentoring Alliance is an integral part of our mission and vision. We consider all positions at The Mentoring Allaince to be first and foremost a Minister of the Gospel.

FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST/REGISTRAR

Overview

The Mentoring Alliance is seeking a ministry minded individual to be the Front Desk Receptionist / Registrar. This position is responsible for reception desk duties, administrative support for The Mentoring Alliance, and the registration process for the three programs of The Mentoring Alliance (The Boys & Girls Clubs of East Texas), Gospel Village, and Rose City Summer Camps).  This position is part-time, and works an average of 30 hours per week.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Agree with and exhibit behaviors in accordance with The Mentoring Alliance Statement of Faith.
  • Abide by the rules and polices in The Mentoring Alliance handbook.
  • Maintain compliance with all state and federal laws.
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish and English) required.
  • 1+ years of experience in receptionist duties.
  • High school GED required, bachelor’s degree from an accreditated college or university preferred.
  • Proven ability to manage details.
  • Comfortable answering phone calls and dealing with people over the phone in a professional and respectful manner.
  • Comfortable working with Microsoft Office.

GOSPEL VILLAGE FEMALE MIDDLE SCHOOL MENTOR COORDINATOR

Overview

The Mentoring Alliance is seeking a ministry minded individual to be the Gospel Village Female Middle School Mentor Coordinator. The Middle School Mentor Coordinator is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with mentors, having a presence at our schools and is responsible for middle school programming. In addition, they would help with the recruitment of new mentors and church partnerships, the identification of potential mentees with the assistance of school counselors, and all aspects of managing and providing for healthy mentor/mentee relationships. The Middle School Mentor Coordinator is part of the Gospel Village staff and reports to the Director of Gospel Village.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Agree with and exhibit behaviors in accordance with The Mentoring Alliance Statement of Faith.
  • Abide by the rules and polices in The Mentoring Alliance handbook.
  • Maintain compliance with all state and federal laws.
  • Actively involved in a local church.
  • Bachelor’s or experience equivalent in Social Work, Education, Counseling, or other related field; graduate degree preferred.
  • 5 years or more of experience working with students and families from various backgrounds.
  • Fluency in speaking Spanish preferred.
  • Ability to counsel adults from Biblical perspective.
  • Excellence communication and interpersonal skills with people from various backgrounds.
  • Computer knowledge and skills to use Microsoft Office effectively and implement the database that is used to track relationships.

At TMA, we pride ourselves on the fringe benefits package that we can offer our full-time staff.  

Our benefits package includes the following:

  • Competitive salaries
  • 401k Safe Harbor Plan (fully vested from first day of eligibility)
  • Generous holiday and paid time off
  • 21% off personal AT&T bill / 8% off personal Verizon bill
  • Health Insurance with a $0 deductible*
  • Dental Insurance*
  • Term Life, Short-term & long-Term Disability, and Accidental Death/ Dismemberment Insurance*

GOSPEL VILLAGE PROGRAM ASSISANT

Overview

The Mentoring Alliance is seeking a creative, ministry-minded, individual to be the Gospel Village Program Assistant. This position will provide administrative support to the Senior Director of Ministries as well as the Gospel Village team. This position is part-time and works an average of 25 hours per week.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Agree with and exhibit behaviors in accordance with The Mentoring Alliance Statement of Faith.
  • Abide by the rules and polices in The Mentoring Alliance handbook.
  • Maintain compliance with all state and federal laws.
  • 1+ years of experience in receptionist duties.
  • High school GED required, bachelor’s degree from an accreditated college or university preferred.
  • Proven ability to manage details.
  • Comfortable answering phone calls and dealing with people over the phone in a professional and respectful manner.
  • Comfortable working with Microsoft Office.

To Apply please go to their website at:

http://www.thementoringalliance.com/apply-now

Contact phone: 903-593-9211


RETAIL LEAD (WHITEHOUSE)

Deadline to Apply:  MAY 16, 2017

[Essential] Duties included but not limited to:

  • Intermittently perform duties identical to that of the Retail Clerk
  • Perform various hands-on retail tasks as assigned by management
  • Ensure that all employees are trained for the jobs they will be performing
  • Correct/report any issues or concerns to management
  • Constantly monitor work areas, conduct periodic safety inspections and take corrective action as necessary
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Proficient in math, reading and writing in English
  • Able to learn company policies and procedures and ensure compliance of the same of the retail staff

Qualifications

  • High School/GED required plus one year full time equivalent Customer Service experience. (May substitute Retail Manager Certificate for 6 months of retail experience.)
  • Must be able to work daytime hours with some evening work and rotating weekends
  • Able to learn company policies and procedures and ensure compliance of the same of the retail staff
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 to 50 pounds
  • Bilingual skills a plus

In addition to H.S. Diploma and specified degree or certification, applicant must also be able to perform the essential duties as outlined above.  (A complete Job Announcement outlining all duties required in this classification is available @ www.goodwilleasttexas.com).               

RETAIL MANAGER  (MABANK)

Deadline to Apply:  MAY 18, 2017

[Essential] Duties included but not limited to:

  • Create a positive public image of Goodwill through a clean store environment, attractive displays and presentable and personable store staff.
  • Plan and prepare work schedules and assign employees to specific duties.
  • Achieve or exceed budget sale goals monthly/annually.
  • Maintain and control expense to revenue monthly/annually.
  • Ensure customers are treated in a fair, courteous and efficient manner by store staff.
  • Complete required paperwork accurately and neatly and submit within established timeframe.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 2 years Customer Service Experience, one year of which has been in a management/ supervisory/lead position.
  • Retail Management certificate may be substituted for 6 months of retail experience.
  • Mathematical Skills
  • Current Texas Driver’s License and Satisfactory Driving Record
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 to 50 pounds.
  • Bilingual skills a plus

In addition to H.S. Diploma and specified degree or certification, applicant must also be able to perform the essential duties as outlined above.  (A complete Job Announcement outlining all duties required in this classification is available @ www.goodwilleasttexas.com).                                     

ASSISTANT RETAIL MANAGER (PALESTINE)

Deadline to Apply:  MAY 18, 2017

[Essential] Duties included but not limited to:

  • Communicate directly and consistently with Store Manager.
  • Assist in training, supervising and scheduling store personnel.
  • Inspect merchandise to ensure it is correctly priced.
  • Assist in achieving or exceeding budgeted store sales goal monthly/annually.
  • Assist in completing paperwork accurately and neatly and submit within established timeframe.
  • Perform various hands-on retail tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 12 months of Customer Service experience, six months of which has been in a supervisory or lead capacity.
  • Retail Management certificate may be substituted for 6 months of retail experience.
  • Mathematical Skills
  • Work flexible hours including weekends and holidays
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 to 50 pounds
  • Bilingual skills a plus

In addition to H.S. Diploma and specified degree or certification, applicant must also be able to perform the essential duties as outlined above.  (A complete Job Announcement outlining all duties required in this classification is available @ www.goodwilleasttexas.com).

For a more detailed description of each position and

how to apply, please visit their website at:

http://goodwilleasttexas.com/jobs-2/

Contact:

hr@goodwilletx.com


Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas is hiring!

We have opportunities that range from Group Leader for the Tyler/Longview/Gladewater, 

Girl Scouting in the School Day program,

Summer positions at Camp Bette Perot in Palestine and more!


Bilingual Child Therapist

Reports to: Clinical Director

Compensation: commiserate with experience

Exempt Status: exempt

Commitment Type: Full Time

Base of operations: Tyler, Texas

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Summary:

Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) provides comprehensive services to child victims of abuse and their non-offending caregivers in conjunction with a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) made up of law enforcement, child protective services and prosecution. Working within this team environment, the child therapist provides individual and group therapy to victims of child abuse and their protective caregivers.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide developmentally appropriate assessment and treatment services to child abuse victims and protective caregivers (psychosocial and trauma-specific assessments)
  • Provide crisis intervention services, as needed
  • Provide individual, group, and family therapy and Maintain orderly and accurate case files (both written and electronic) including progress notes, treatment plans, assessments, progress reports, and termination summaries
  • Coordinate therapy services with and provide updates to the MDT/ Collaborate with and provide consultation to Child Protective Services, Police Department, District Attorney’s Office
  • Testify in civil and criminal trials
  • Prepare and submit timely and accurate statistical reports documenting grant-funded activities
  • Develop and conduct community outreach presentations as required
  • Provide CAC representation at local social service networking coalitions as assigned
  • Attend all required staff meetings and case reviews regularly and on-time
  • Attend trainings and conferences as required
  • Maintain positive professional relationships with all center staff and MDT members
  • Maintain cross-cultural awareness in the performance of all responsibilities.
  • Flexible work schedule to respond as needed; some evening hours required
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements and Qualifications:

     Education:

  • Master’s degree in counseling, social work, or related field; or a professional license to practice independently as a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Master/Clinical Social Worker; or previous experience in play therapy and/or therapy with abused and traumatized children preferred

      Training (licenses and certifications):

  • Maintain current licensure and/or certification
  • Maintain good standing with the appropriate State licensing board and group membership affiliations

      Experience:

  • Prior relevant experience as practicing mental health professional with abused children or use of Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy preferred
  • Prior work with Child Protective Services, Law enforcement, and District Attorneys preferred

      Knowledge Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Spanish
  • High level of written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, computer skills, collaborative capabilities
  • Proficiency with Microsoft, Word, Excel and Outlook

Intellectual and Physical Requirements:

  • Individual should possess tact, good judgment, flexibility, and ability to work as a team member with individuals from a variety of disciplines
  • Ability to work well under pressure, multi-task and balance diverse requirements noted above and respond quickly to challenges
  • Bending, stooping, reaching and other movement required in dealing with children. Lifting of office materials (up to 20 lbs)

 

Other Information:

  • Position involves confidential work with sensitive information about child abuse victims and partner agency personnel at supervisory and front line levels
  • Desirable personal qualities include: tact, good judgment, flexibility, a positive attitude, high professional standards and ethics, and an ability to get along with a variety of people from various disciplines
  • Employment dependent upon the successful completion of a background check, including criminal and CPS clearances

Submit resumes to:

ttanner@cacsmithcounty.org