East Texas Nonprofit Job Postings


OFFICE MANAGER

CASA for Kids of East Texas has an exciting opportunity for a skilled administrative professional for the position of Office Manager.

Our dynamic team of staff and volunteers works passionately for abused and neglected children in our community.  The selected candidate will be organized, personable, professional, trustworthy, able to prioritize and multi-task, skilled in effectively communicating and accurate in data entry, have excellent references and is looking for something more than “just a job.”

Primary duties include:

  • Serve as the first point of contact for volunteers, donors, partners and guests.
  • Answer and route all calls; greet all visitors
  • Perform accurate data entry
  • Perform basic bookkeeping, tracking accounts payable and receivable
  • Maintain office supplies
  • Open and close the office
  • Coordinate clerical projects
  • Prepare correspondence
  • Run errands
  • Coordinate building and equipment vendors
  • Serve as staff liaison for Facility Committee
  • Coordinate non-advocate volunteers and volunteer projects
  • Coordinate room set up and hospitality for trainings and meetings
  • Support Executive Director

Requirements:

  • 2+ years experience in an administrative/clerical position with some autonomy and independent decision making
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Accurate data entry
  • Ability to maintain statistical data, files, record systems and financial records
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Must be able to pass background check
  • Must have reliable transportation

Benefits currently include 37.5 hour work week, health insurance, paid holidays and PTO. No phone inquiries please. If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, please email a cover letter, salary history or salary requirements and your resume to maryjo@casaforkidsofet.org.  We look forward to meeting you!


Community Outreach & Contact Center Support

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: Mon-Thurs: 10AM-3PM, and Fri: 10AM-1PM

Open Date: 23June2017 Closing Date: 3July2017

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Community Outreach & Contact Center Support Position is responsible for developing and maintaining cooperative relationships within the East Texas Region for the purpose of promoting and expanding 2-1-1 services. This position is also 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. The Community Outreach & Contact Center Support Position works under general supervision with latitude for use of initiative and independent judgment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Participate in the planning of outreach activities and conduct outreach throughout East Texas Region. Answer the phone line in an efficient, professional, non-judgmental manner. Interview inquirers and assess service needs. Provide appropriate and accurate referrals to inquirers. Perform extensive data entry. Apply crisis and emergency protocols. Perform related work or special projects as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Business or Related field and a minimum of one year’s work experience in a related field; or Master’s Degree in a Human Services Field or Business Administration.
  • 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 or business field, in which case said person must have a minimum of five (5) 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 and one half (2.5) years of call center experience 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.


Forensic Interviewer

CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt/Hourly

LOCATION:              Satellite Facility in Palestine, Texas

REPORTS TO:           CAC Program Director

SUMMARY:              The Forensic Interviewer works directly with alleged child victims, their non-offending families, Child Protective Investigators, Law Enforcement Officers, and District Attorneys, along with other Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Members.

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct interviews of alleged victims of child abuse and witnesses of violent crime from age two years through seventeen years and possibly mentally challenged adults.
  • Foster an environment that is sensitive to a child’s cognitive, emotional, and psychological development, without leading a child in questioning.
  • Meet with non-offending family members and MDT members during case assessment, participate in MDT case review meetings, and coordinate with team members throughout the multidisciplinary, interagency response.
  • Provide court testimony regarding cases.
  • Assist in maintaining records of services provided.
  • Perform job duties in accordance with professional ethics and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Effectively work with others in a team environment and maintain composure in high stress situations.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and excellent interpersonal skills with clients, co-workers, and MDT members.
  • Participate in regular peer review and supervisory review sessions in which job proficiency is assessed.
  • Stay current on forensic interviewing trends and literature and pursue professional development in the field of child abuse.
  • Adherence to confidentiality policy
  • All other responsibilities and duties as from time to time designated by the Company or added to the scope of responsibility for this position.

Job Requirements and Qualifications:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a social service or criminal justice field

Training (licenses and certifications):

  • Must be willing to be trained in the specialized field of forensic interviewing.

Experience:

  • Experience working with children, preferred.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Basic computer skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows XP and 7 Operating Systems, Word, Excel, and Outlook

Intellectual and Physical Requirements:

  • Read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Bending, stooping, reaching and other movement required in dealing with children. Lifting of office materials (up to 20lbs).

Other Information:

  • Position involves some evening and weekend hours.
  • Travel may occasionally be required for educational or business purposes. It is not anticipated that any travel would last more than 2 – 3 days.
  • Employment dependent upon the successful completion of a background check, including criminal and CPS clearances.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Rebecca Cunio, CAC Program Director, becky@mycrisiscenter.com

CAC Licensed Professional Counselor

CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt/Hourl

REPORTS TO:           CAC Program Director

LOCATION:              Palestine, Texas (satellite office)

SUMMARY:              Work with 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 the development, implementation and facilitation of support groups.

Essential Functions:

  1. Maintain good standing with the State Licensing Board and group membership affiliations.
  2. Provide individual, group, and family therapy to clientele at the center and at the satellite location.
  3. Provide crisis intervention services.
  4. Conduct psychosocial and/or trauma-specific assessments.
  1. Maintain case files including session case notes, treatment plans, monthly progress reports, telephone consultations, and termination summaries.
  2. Provide testimony of fact for the county criminal and civil courts that pertain to the center’s Mental Health Services cases.
  3. Collect and input data regarding client services into the CAC client Case Tracking System in a timely manner and submit client mental health statistics to Clinical Supervisor as required.
  4. Keep updated on current literature, procedures and laws regarding and/or pertaining to the maintenance of license.
  5. Attend community meetings and interface with professionals in the field of sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse and/or social services.
  6. Assist with educational activities and other seminars as needed.
  7. Comply with all organizational policies and procedures of The Crisis Center of Anderson and Cherokee Counties.
  8. Participate in regularly scheduled Multidisciplinary Team meetings, case staffing’s and other staff meetings as needed.
  9. Make referrals to other community agencies for desired services as needed.
  10. Participate in community and volunteer education and training as requested.
  11. Provide training to staff, volunteers, community members and other agency professional’s on topics such as: trauma, trauma-informed services, sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse as needed.
  12. Collaborate with and provide consultation to Child Protective Services, law enforcement, District Attorney’s Office, and other social service agencies.
  13. Conduct on-going communication with CAC program staff.
  14. Participate in regular peer review in which clinical proficiency may be reviewed.
  15. Adhere to confidentiality policy.
  16. Maintain cross-cultural awareness in the performance of all responsibilities.
  17. All other responsibilities and duties as from time to time designated by the Agency of added to the scope of responsibility for this position.

JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Master’s degree required in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, and/or related field with a minimum of four years related experience in child abuse.

Training (licenses and certifications):

  • A professional license to practice as a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Knowledge of trauma focused, evidence based therapy.
  • 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 working with diverse professionals from child protection, law
  • Experience in needs assessment of victims and families and identification of appropriate referral sources

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Rebecca Cunio, CAC Program Director, becky@mycrisiscenter.com


WAREHOUSE LABOR (COMMERCIAL SERVICES)

Deadline to Apply:  JUNE 19, 2017

PLEASE NOTE:  ALL POSITIONS REQUIRE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED.

[Essential] Duties included but not limited to:

  • Receive orders, fill and double check accuracy of orders
  • Examine shipment contents and compare with records such as manifests, invoices, or orders to verify accuracy.
  • Record shipment data, weight, charges, space availability, damages or discrepancies for reporting, accounting or recordkeeping purposes.
  • Communicate with customer via e-mail and phone.
  • Prepare documents, such as work orders, bills of lading, shipping orders, to route materials.
  • Pack, seal, label or affix postage for shipping, using hand tools, power tools or postage meter.
  • Janitorial duties as well.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and have knowledge of proprietary software as needed.
  • Current TXDL and driving record acceptable to the Company’s Insurance carrier.
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Operate a forklift
  • 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 LEAD (PALESTINE)

Deadline to Apply:  JUNE 20, 2017

 

PLEASE NOTE:  ALL POSITIONS REQUIRE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED.

[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:  JUNE 21, 2017

                                                                                                                    

PLEASE NOTE:  ALL POSITIONS REQUIRE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED.

[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).     

             

RETAIL LEAD (MABANK & TYLER SOUTH)

Deadline to Apply:  JUNE 21, 2017

PLEASE NOTE:  ALL POSITIONS REQUIRE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED.

[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).               

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


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