Nonprofit Job Opportunities

Posted: June 19, 2020

Starbrite Therapeutic Equestrian Center

Position: Executive Director

Executive Position Summary: 

Starbrite Therapeutic Equestrian Center is seeking a highly organized professional to serve as our inaugural Executive Director. This successful self-starter will assess our needs, develop and implement plans across the organization and quickly diversify our fundraising efforts. She or he will provide leadership support to operational staff, represent our organization in public and continue the process of building a world-class therapeutic equestrian center for the Smith County area.  Above all, she or he will share our commitment to empower the lives of special-needs individuals and their families.

This salaried position offers flexible daytime hours, Monday through Friday. Occasional weekend or evening hours will be required, including special events and our monthly board meetings.

Key Responsibilities:

Starbrite is a recent “spin-off” of the Windridge Therapeutic Equestrian Center of Longview and now operates as faith based, independent 501(c)(3) non-profit. The Board and Staff of Starbrite now manage a growing group of rider-clients and committed volunteers. This new position will close policy, communication, supervision and procedural gaps that have naturally emerged through our growth and success.

Many of the duties of this position are common to most nonprofits: uphold our mission, promote our goals and advise and report to our Board of Directors. You will also provide leadership support for the staff to plan, organize and manage all aspects of operations at Starbrite as established by our Board of Directors and serve as a dynamic liaison between our Board, the staff and volunteers, the rider families and the community-at-large .

Additionally, this Executive Director will be at the forefront of an ambitious capital campaign to engage the Smith County community to provide funds to construct a first-class Equine Therapy Center that will be a model within the industry. Once constructed, the ED will provide scheduling over site of the facility for approved after-hours activities that promote and/or compliment the Mission of Starbrite.

Skills, Education and Job Requirements:


  • Passion and excitement about our mission
  • Demonstrated ability to manage programs, including planning, prioritizing, managing time, meeting deadlines, and managing multiple projects at one time
  • Excellent and compelling written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and a penchant for quality
  • Patience, resilience and a sense of humor in times of re-alignment and change
  • Excellent listening skills and ability to receive constructive criticism
  • Natural inclination to create community and interact well with a diverse group of volunteers and the public
  • Professional, calm communication skills, demonstrating emotional intelligence, positive customer service and an upbeat team-oriented attitude, especially in high-stress moments
  • Ability to lead professional, compassionate, honest conversations
  • Comfortable asking “why” questions and holding everyone accountable for policies, procedures and benchmarks

Education and Experience:

  • Associate degree or higher
  • Proven experience as a self-starter, motivated and self-directed
  •  Leadership over successful fundraising activities
  • 1+ years staff supervision experience
  • 1+ years program management
  • 1+ years serving on a well-functioning Board or working with a well-functioning Board

Work Environment:

Starbrite currently operates out of temporary facilities on its 33 acres property near Whitehouse, Texas. Until permanent facilities are constructed, the Executive Director will need to split her (or his) work time between the small office building on site, home and in the community.

For more information on Starbrite see our website:


Please send a resume and cover letter to

Posted: June 11, 2020

Position: Shelter Residential Advocate

Part-time Position

Objective:  Provide essential services to assist residential client to set and achieve identified goals.


  • Provide individual case management and crisis intervention advocacy.  Assist residential clients with transportation to reach their individual goals.  Assist with smooth operations of emergency shelter.
  • Provide safety planning and information and referral to assist residential clients to achieve their identified goals.
  • Assist residential clients to obtain basic household needs, including but not limited to: furniture, appliances, and other household goods.
  • Assist residential clients to obtain necessary utilities, including completing utility application and or waivers for deposits.
  • Assist residential clients in locating and obtaining affordable daycare, as needed.
  • Oversee activities of resident clients and children during shift.
  • Conduct Phase 1 & 2 Overviews and Orientations to resident clients, as needed.
  • Provide crisis intervention to resident clients and children as needed.
  • Provide referrals for resident clients and children for services with the agency as well as other community resources.
  • Responsible for handling emergency situations at the shelter following guidelines set for in agency Policy and Procedures manual.
  • Attend monthly required staff meetings as well as all other required meetings.
  • All other duties assigned and approved by supervisor.

Supervision: Under the direct supervision of the Director of Programs.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Crisis Intervention techniques/skills required
  • Experience working with at-risk children
  • Personable and able to be calm in crisis
  • Ability to work independently
  • Writing skills necessary
  • Minor secretary work
  • Must be an effective team player
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good verbal and written Spanish communication skills
  • Computer Knowledge
  • Data entry accuracy
  • Attention to detail
  • Good organizational skills

Requirements: Must be able to work two Sunday Shifts from 4:00pm – 12:00am.

Qualifications: Associates Degree in Human Service field or two years experience working with women and children.

Send Resume to: Angie Vasques, Director of Programs

Posted: June 5, 2020

Position: Development Director

Full time, Salaried, Flexible Hours

Asbury House Child Enrichment Center
320 South Center Street, Longview, Texas 75601

Job Description:
The Development Director of Asbury House Child Enrichment Center is responsible for
creating and executing strategies for sustainable funding and growth of the organization as
well as collaborating with the Executive Director on all development, financial, marketing, and
communications efforts.

Qualifications: A candidate must possess a combination of experience and education to
support and grow an effective, donor-centered development program. He or she must
demonstrate sound knowledge of good business practices, including but not limited to donor
management, financial oversight, accounting, budgeting, and data management. Experience
with grant-writing and event planning is a plus.
Above all, a candidate must be dedicated to Asbury House’s mission to “nurture preschool
children and families with God’s love to strengthen our community for generations.”

Responsibilities: The Development Director duties include developing strategies for improving
Asbury House funding; donor communications and retention; making potential donor contacts;
serving as the staff liaison to the Board of Directors’ Finance Committee; grant writing; and
collaborating with the Executive Director on fundraising events and strategies for
communicating with the public via personal contact, print and broadcast media, social media,
website, and periodic newsletters.

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

Supervision: Executive Director and the non-profit Board of Directors

Send Resume to: Stephanie Adams, Executive Director

Deadline: June 12, 2020