Nonprofit Job Opportunities

February 3, 2023

Executive Director


Job Details

Annual salary will be commensurate with experience and education.



  • Leadership Role
  • Team Based Leadership
  • Fundraising & Development Role
  • Chief Liaison with State and Federal Grant Agencies
  • Fiscal Management


Full Job Description

The East Texas Crisis Center serving Smith, Henderson, Van Zandt, Wood and Rains Counties seeks an experienced mission-minded leader to become its next Executive Director (ED).  The Emergency Shelter and main offices are located in Tyler, Smith County.

Working together with the Board of Directors, the ED will have overall accountability for the success of the organization with responsibilities for, but not limited to, emergency shelter operations, counseling and advocacy services, fund development, fiscal management and interfacing with State and Federal Grant agencies.

The Executive Director will collaborate with the Board and staff leadership teams to review the organizational vision and develop new strategic and operating plans to lead all staff to higher levels of performance.

The ED will further develop and guide the senior leadership team to provide inclusive and effective leadership to a workforce comprised of highly diverse skill sets, functional responsibilities, professional interests, and socio-economic backgrounds.


Key Responsibilities:
Being seen as an employer of choice, recognized for how the East Texas Crisis Center cares for its employees and for its commitment to a culture valuing diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.

Increase partnerships with other organizations serving the same populations including other nonprofits, faith-based organizations, and various government agencies; increase collaboration with these entities and for-profit builders to ensure that services are offered by the most effective and efficient provider.

Investment in staff development, recognizing the benefits of promoting from within, whenever possible, as a way of demonstrating upward mobility and viable career paths within the East Texas Crisis Center.


Institutional Culture and Strength:
Leads a collective team of Board and staff to develop and implement a strategic plan to guide growth, expansion, and community impact.

Develops and monitors established goals and strategies to advance the mission.
Provides self-improvement opportunities throughout the organization that lead to advancement decisions seen as fair and transparent.

Ensures that the organizational culture rewards initiative, creativity, and a willingness to lead and take responsibility for actions.

Oversees and promotes growth in senior leadership positions, establishes individual goals, and reviews performance on a regular basis. The Executive Director is the final authority on all hiring, promotion, discipline and termination decisions for the staff.


Financial and Operational Leadership:
Oversees strategy development with the senior leadership team to meet annual budget goals and monitors performance to ensure long-term financial viability of the organization.

Makes sound financial decisions and program recommendations based on a thorough understanding of the organization’s overall financial position.  Ensures the best use of operating capital to achieve the overall mission.

Builds an operating structure with sound succession planning throughout all levels of the organization.

Ensures that the organization is prepared to demonstrate operational and financial flexibility to fulfill its mission, especially in times of uncertainty.


Public Relations and Community Impact:
Serves as the principal spokesperson in the community.

Focuses on the overall impact of the organization in the community, with particular emphasis on increasing the organization’s capacity to serve its intended population.

Works to increase and improve services to community members in need through collaboration, innovation and raising public awareness.


Board of Directors:
Serves as the principal resource to the Board of Directors and its key committees and with the senior leadership team gives informed direction in policy formulation and interpretation, preferred strategies, and resolutions.

Provides regular and concise reports to the Board to ensure a transparent flow of operating and financial information.

Promotes a collaborative relationship with the Board of Directors along with a willingness and ability to serve as an initiating force when needed to accomplish organizational goals.

Maintains an effective working relationship with the Board, characterized by open communication, respect, and trust.

Supports Board development, especially recruitment of new Board members.



  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Development, Education, Counseling, Sociology or other closely related field.
  • Experience in human services, non-profit management, public speaking, public relations, administration and/or fund-raising.
  • Knowledge of good management and organization practices.
  • Skill in communicating effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial planning and budget development.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience leading and developing a team-based culture with a focus on individual development and organizational growth.
  • Experience as a key spokesperson for an organization with an ability to motivate diverse audiences such as corporate executives, government officials, civic groups, faith-based organizations, and community groups.


How to Apply:

  • Submit a cover letter outlining experience, skills and qualifications.
  • Submit a Professional Resume.


Include 3 Professional References with contact information.

Include 2 Personal References with contact information.

Send application and attachments via email to:
Email address:

February 2, 2023

Executive Director


Reports to: Board of Directors


FLSA Status: Exempt/Salaried


Salary Range: $90,000-$115,000 (Annual Salary is commensurate with experience and education)


Applications Accepted Beginning January 23, 2023 Until Position is Filled


Organization Overview: The Crisis Center of Anderson and Cherokee Counties is comprised of a talented team of experts delivering high-quality services to victims of Family Violence, Sexual Assault, and provides Community Education and Outreach to the service region. In addition, the Center also operates the Children’s Advocacy Center, a child-focused, facility-based program where representatives from many disciplines meet to discuss and make decisions about investigation, treatment, intervention, and prosecution of child abuse cases.


Position Summary: The Executive Director is responsible for the leadership and employee management of the organization. Under the strategic direction of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director leads staff to implement programs and services of the Crisis Center as well as identifies and secures key community relationships, benefactors, and volunteers within the community. The Executive Director serves as the “public face” of the organization.


Executive Director Position Description


Specific leadership and management responsibilities and duties:


  • Leads, manages, and oversees the operations and business activities of the organization.
  • Provides inspiring direction for all staff consistent with the Vision, Values, and Mission of the organization.
  • Implement and review the action plan of the organization’s official Strategic Plan.
  • Plan and implement board meetings, under the leadership of the Chair.
  • Record, construct, and maintain official records of the minutes and governing documents.
  • Monitor and actively participate in the Development/Fundraising Plan.
  • Assist the board in conducting research and making contacts for new or potential board members.
  • Provide new board member orientation.
  • Operate and maintain the organization’s office(s).
  • Serve as the organization’s official communications spokesperson.
  • Respond to requests from board members for information and assistance.
  • Monitor the organization’s value proposition.


Specific financial responsibilities and duties:


  • Ensure that the organization has sufficient funds to meet its obligations, in conjunction with the board of directors.
  • Ensure a consistent and continuing program and financial plan by developing and providing timely and clear budget reports for approval and oversight by the board.
  • Oversee, with the treasurer, the financial record-keeping and work with the Chief Financial Officer to produce reports for the board or auditors.
  • Review and maintain all records necessary to produce tax forms, including the 990PF.
  • Monitor the processing of all bills, ensure compliance with board review, and check signing policies.


Specific grant responsibilities and duties:


  • Oversee federal, state, and local grant applications and track all grant information as required.
  • Develop/maintain all grant agreements and ensure proper review by legal counsel, as appropriate.
  • Maintain all grant files and produce periodic tracking reports for grant funders.
  • Ensure compliance with grant agreement and fund expenditures.


Specific outreach responsibilities and duties:


  • Respond to phone and meeting requests related to the organization’s program areas from grantees, the philanthropic community, other organizations, and the public.
  • Assist the board to develop communication products such as the annual report, special publications, and media information.
  • Stay current on public policy, maintain a knowledge base for the program areas, and distribute information to the board.
  • Stay current on policy issues that affect management through literature and organizations that support field related work.
  • Write articles and provide information for the media on the history and work of the organization as needed.
  • Speak publicly about organization’s programs and services when invited.
  • Serve on other organizations’ committees and boards as approved by the board when such service will benefit the operation of the organization.




  • A minimum of five years of supervisory experience required.
  • Demonstrated competence and understanding of fiscal frameworks, budgets, and finance.
  • Demonstrated competence in program planning, budgeting, forecasting, and fiscal framework monitoring.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal effectiveness, organization, and managerial skills in non -profit administration, public relations, and communications.
  • Demonstrated competence in fundraising and development planning.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:


  • Comprehensive knowledge of the laws, ordinances and regulations governing medical and mental health services for survivors of sexual assault.
  • Must possess superior written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Have knowledge of media relations.
  • Possess effective public speaking abilities.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook for Email.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university, preferably in business administration management, human resources, public relations, non-profit management or related field.
  • Advanced degree preferred.
  • Must possess a valid Texas drivers’ license.
  • Must maintain and possess proof of current state-required automobile liability insurance.
  • Must have daily access and reliable transportation.
  • Must submit and successfully pass a background investigation.
  • Must have or will agree to complete an advocate-training program.


How to Apply:


  • Submit a cover letter outlining your experience, skills, and qualifications. Include a paragraph regarding how you align with the organization.
  • Submit a Professional Resume.
  • Include 3 Professional References with contact information.
  • Include 2 Personal References with contact information.
  • Must be prepared to submit College Transcripts upon request.
  • Patrick Willis Strategic Consulting is conducting the Executive Search on behalf of The Crisis Center of Anderson and Cherokee Counties.


Submit above documents via Electronic Mail or US Postal Service to the email and/or mailing address below:


Patrick Willis Strategic Consulting

Attn: Patrick D. Willis

PO Box 7575

Tyler, Texas 75711




903-939-3186 – Telephone – Email


All applications MUST be sent to Patrick Willis Strategic Consulting. NO

INQUIRES OR APPLICATIONS SENT VIA EMAIL, TELEPHONE, IN-PERSON or US POSTAL SERVICE will be answered or accepted at the Crisis Center of Anderson & Cherokee Counties Administrative Offices.


The Crisis Center of Anderson and Cherokee Counties is an Equal

Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse and inclusive workforce. We

consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national

origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, marital or veteran status,

pregnancy status or sexual orientation.

January 27, 2023


Executive Director


Young Audiences Arts for Learning of Northeast Texas seeks a creative leader to provide vision and direction as we strive to ensure all students in northeast Texas have access to an arts rich education.


About Us:

Young Audiences Arts for Learning of Northeast Texas is a 25-year-old independent 501c3 arts-in-education organization affiliated with the national Young Audiences Arts for Learning network.  YA NE TX collaborates with our national, regional, and local partners to bring best practice arts in education experiences to students, teachers, and schools.



The Executive Director is the lead staff member responsible for implementing the mission and vision of the organization. The Executive Director serves as the liaison to the community at-large and local, regional, and national colleague arts organizations including the Texas Commission on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Arts in Education Partnership, and the Young Audiences network. The service area for Young Audiences of Northeast Texas encompasses the 17 counties and 101 school districts of the Region 7 Education Service Center. We work across the region to provide arts access to students and fulfill our mission to use the arts to enrich the lives of children and enhance their education.




  1. Implement policy and meet organizational objectives established by the Board of Directors.
  2. Provide additional support to Young Audiences as requested by the Board of Directors.


Long Range Planning

  1. Direct the development of an annual plan and long-term goals.
  2. Supervise the implementation of the plan and goals.



  1. Oversees all Young Audiences fundraising events and manage relationships with funding partners, sponsors, and donors.
  2. Plan and coordinate all aspects of special event fundraising activities including, but not limited to soliciting all event sponsorships, overseeing planning of logistics and coordinating event volunteers.
  3. Plan, coordinate and execute all annual fundraising efforts including, but not limited to spring and fall direct mail and online campaign efforts.
  4. Creating and maintaining relationships with donors, securing funds, and engaging major donors.
  5. Cultivation/stewardship strategies, establish relationships with potential new donors and maintain relationships with current donors.
  6. Create monthly reports and meet with the Board President to ensure objectives are aligned and donation goals are achieved.
  7. Utilize non-profit donor software to manage donor gifts and create and maintain accurate donor records of all received gifts. Generate acknowledgements to donors and create and send invoices and pledge reminders.
  8. Oversee Young Audiences grants process, including research/prospecting, foundation relationship management, proposal writing, reporting and accurate record keeping.


Administration and Finance

  1. Collaborate with Treasurer and appropriate committees in developing a budget.
  2. Process all donations, invoices, and accounts payable using Quickbooks. Process payroll and monthly employment tax payments.
  3. Provide the Board of Directors regular and timely information regarding activities of the organization, including all reports, research and information requested by the Board of Directors.
  4. Attend all Executive Committee and Board of Directors meetings and see that all materials necessary for such meetings are provided.
  5. Maintain communication with national and regional Young Audiences organizations. Attend national Young Audiences conferences as budget permits.
  6. Supervise office functions regarding space, supplies, schedules, and procedures.


Program Development

  1. Maintain open communication with district school contacts.
  2. Supervise staff members and artist relationships through program organization and development, individual artist evaluation, artist professional development, new artist application procedures, a communication and information network with all YA artists and review the program fee structures.
  3. Supervise the Education/Program staff members and school district liaisons to ensure that the programs maintain a high artistic and educational quality and meet the needs of the schools and students.


Publicity and Communications

1). Create and implement a marketing and public relations plan including effective communication with new outlets through print and digital mediums, press releases, news features and representation of YA to schools, PTAs, civic and service organizations.
2). Supervise communications with individual schools, educators, arts administrators and other arts advocacy and community arts support groups.


Preferred Qualifications:


  1. Familiarity with public education and a visionary and pluralistic approach to the place of the arts in education that is consistent with the mission of YA.
  2. Success in non-profit fundraising and development.
  3. Background in the arts preferred.
  4. Four-year college degree required.



  1. Managerial experience, including budget development, and fiscal supervision.
  2. Experience in strategic planning and implementation under the direction of a board of directors.
  3. Experience in public relations and marketing.
  4. Experience in fundraising, writing grants, development, and special events.



  1. Oral and written communications skills.
  2. Time management skills.
  3. Leadership skills
  4. Computer skills, especially Microsoft Office suite.
  5. Experience with Salesforce, eTapestry, and Quickbooks preferred.


Salary will be commensurate with experience.


To apply send cover letter and resume to


Young Audiences of Northeast Texas is an equal opportunity employer.

January 23, 2023


Victim Advocate



OBJECTIVE: To provide crisis intervention and advocacy services to victims of family violence, sexual assault, and other violent crime.


GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Provide crisis intervention, legal advocacy, criminal justice, medical, and social service advocacy, timely follow-up, and information/referral services.

Provide crisis intervention services for walk-in clients, as needed.

Assist legal advocate with necessary documentation for Family Protective Orders.

Assist clients with Victims of Crime application forms and Victim Impact Statements.

Provide client screening for shelter, H.E.A.R.T. support group, and vouchers for Center’s resale shop.

Maintain regular contact with law enforcement/courts to provide and/or obtain updated information regarding FPO, Magistrate’s Order, and to gather statistics.

Complete necessary client documentation, maintain current progress notes, and document all required information.

Attend weekly administrative/client staff meetings.

Assist in supervision of volunteer staff, as requested.

Assist with on-call advocacy.

Assist with volunteer training, completion of monthly and quarterly reports, and grant writing, fundraising, special events, public education- as requested.

SUPERVISION: The Victim Advocate is a full-time position supervised by the Client Service Supervisor and the Director of Programs.


Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, criminal justice, or another related field.  Experience in family violence or sexual assault field may be substituted for bachelor’s degree.

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: The Victim Advocate will complete the next available Volunteer Training.

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to:

January 19, 2023


Communications Specialist



NE Texas Habitat for Humanity, Longview TX is seeking a dynamic Communications Specialist to join our team.  This position is responsible for developing and implementing an effective communications strategy that promotes the Habitat brand, mission and values to a wide range of audiences. The successful candidate will:

  • Write and edit content including press releases, articles, social media and website copy.
  • Collaborate with others to create messaging that is visually engaging and ensures brand consistency.
  • Manage social media and website pages
  • Monitor and analyze communication metrics
  • Manage the communications budget

Minimum requirements

  • Two years’ experience in a professional communications role
  • Excellent communication habits by phone, in writing and in person
  • The ability to work independently in a fast paced environment, manage multiple tasks and consistently meet deadlines
  • Criminal background screening required

Salary $49-52K DOE, health, dental and vision plan available, 401K with match, generous PTO, hybrid work model available.

Send resume and a writing sample to

January 19, 2023


ReStore Program Manager



Northeast Texas Habitat for Humanity is seeking an experienced ReStore Program Manager.   The Restore manager is responsible for Strategic Growth and Development, Donor Acquisition, Inventory Procurement, Budgeting, Reporting, Outreach, Indirect Daily Store Operations and Employee Recruitment.  The manager will be responsible for procuring donations of new and gently used building materials, appliances, and home goods.  The ReStore Program Manager shall perform all responsibilities in a professional and ethical manner to ensure the continual improvement of reputation, performance, productivity and profitability of the ReStore.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Procuring new and gently used building materials, appliances, and home goods through donations from individuals, businesses and contractors.
  • Spend extensive time building and maintaining relationships with donors, including individuals, businesses, and contractors.
  • Developing and implementing procurement strategies to increase donations and revenue for the organization.
  • Develop short and long-term operational and growth strategies for the Restore Program.


  • 3 years of management experience in a retail environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively and adapt quickly in a rapidly changing environment, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • 1 year outside sales experience or donated product procurement and relationship development experience.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment
  • Criminal background screening required, valid driver’s license and unrestricted record.

$42,750k DOE, health, dental and vision plan available, 401K with match, generous PTO.  Occasional evening and Saturday work is required.

Send resume to:

January 17, 2023


Critical Repair Administrator



Northeast Texas Habitat for Humanity is seeking a critical repair administrator to join our team. The critical repair administrator will manage and coordinate all aspects of the critical repair program, including assessments, repairs, and follow-up. This position requires a detail-oriented individual with strong organizational and communication skills.

Part-time position, 24-28 hours per week, employee-sponsored dental and vision available, paid vacation, sick days, and 401k. Occasional evening and Saturday work are required. Pay $18.50 per hour.

Key Responsibilities:

Coordinate and schedule critical home repair assessments for eligible homeowners. Develop repair plans and cost estimates for each repair project. Manage and oversee all aspects of the repair process, including scheduling and supervising contractors, monitoring progress, and ensuring quality control. Communicate with homeowners throughout the repair process to keep them informed and ensure their satisfaction. Maintain accurate records of all repair projects and expenses.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of experience in construction, home repair, or a related field
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software
  • Strong problem-solving skills

Please email your resume to No walk-ins or phone calls accepted.

December 7, 2022


Chief Advancement Officer



The Chief Advancement Officer is responsible for leading the development of all internal and external relationships related to philanthropy.  Specifically, the Chief Advancement Officer is responsible for planning,implementing and directing all aspects of fundraising, marketing and public relations activities of the EastTexas Food Bank. This includes, but is not limited to media relations, social media, corporate/foundationgifts, major gifts, planned giving, direct mail and public sector programs.  Strong focus will be placed on themajor donations and generating gifts from individuals, new prospects and expanding fundraising efforts intopreviously untapped locales within the service territory as well as maximizing existing campaigns andevents.

The Chief Advancement Officer works under the direct supervision of the CEO and works collaboratively with the Food Bank’s senior leadership team and members of the board of directors.



  • Works closely with CEO to develop and implement fundraising and program strategy tosupport mission and goals of the Food Bank.
  • Leads, hires, trains and motivates a competent Development and Communications staff committed to the mission and values of the Food Bank. Coaches and develops staff to maximize performance, makes recommendations to the CEO affecting salary and employment decisions.
  • Establishes forecasts and evaluates fundraising potential, researches and identifiessources of funds to support Food Bank program
  • Develops budget, action plans, methods, materials, procedures and reports for each eventand campaign to enhance effectiveness and maximize revenue. Works with Food Bank staff to coordinate and run successful events and campaign.
  • Oversees the direct marketing program through mail, online and social media. Develops and implements seasonal campaigns and special events; tracks, monitors and evaluates results of mailings, identifies and implements new approaches to direct marketingcampaign
  • Establishes and implements guidelines for donor stewardship and recognition; creates recognition letters and develops means of stewardship for donors that effectively andenthusiastically convey the organization’s appreciation.
  • Oversees the communications and public relations program to increase communityawareness, enthusiasm and giving. Employs innovative methods to communicate the FoodBank’s mission through public appearances as well as brochures, press releases,newsletters, annual report and web
  • Supports and participates in the Food Bank’s local, state and national public policy advocacy effort. Monitors news and events related to changes in public policy that could impact the Food Bank, its partners and clients and engages print, television, radio and social media to promote positive change.  Coordinates advocacy trips during legislative sessions.
  • Cultivates foundation, corporate and government relationships, identifies grant requirementsand time frames, prepares and submits grant proposals which are clear, complete, specific,and reflect the energy, urgency, priorities and mission of the Food Bank in order to maximizeincome goa Collaborates with Finance and program staff to ensure appropriate grantreporting, documentation and required follow up.
  • Cultivates relationships with dono Builds and maintains appropriate external relationships andcoalitions. Stays abreast of relevant development opportunities with various community groupsand agencies.
  • Oversees the development and management of the donor database to ensure the integrity ofdonor information, the timely processing of gifts and accuracy of information.
  • Promotes a Planned Giving program by working with financial institutions, community groupsto provide information to individuals concerning the benefits and process for establishing aplanned gift (i.e. wills, trust and bequests).
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of Food Bank’s development program Develops andimplements innovative strategies for continually improving Food Bank’s impact,effectiveness and quality of fundraising activities.
  • Provides direction on funding potential of established and future program Works closely withthe Program Services Department to implement plans, budgets and forecasts, buildcommunity awareness and cultivate relationships.



Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree; course work or professional certification in related field preferred.
  • Minimum of five years successful fundraising experience, including planning and capital campaigns involving multiple fundraising disciplines and strategies, managing a development staff, working directly with high-level volunteers and direct solicitation of potential majordono
  • Commitment to the Food Bank’s values and mission in driving social change and buildingcoalitions to eliminate hunger is essentia


Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated successful experience in working with and involving top-level board membersand other volunteers in development effo Proven ability to initiate action and motivateothers.
  • Solid track record with progressive management techniques and motivating employee
  • Detail and results oriented.
  • Excellent writing skills including grant proposal development and business correspondence.
  • Team player, willingness to help others achieve success in fundraising campaign
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal, organizational and client service skills required.
  • Willing to work flexible schedu
  • Integrated and familiar with the East Texas community.
  • Technologically proficien Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word,PowerPoint) and ability to quickly learn new software systems.  Specific knowledge of clientdatabases & inventory software a plus.
  • Self-starter, self-directed, and self-motivated.
  • Strong analytical, technical, and time management skil
  • Proven ability to collaborate with diverse groups of peop
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.



This position consists of work in an office environment: requires the use of general office equipment such as telephone, computers, calculators and copiers and walking across the warehouse and office areas.  There may be extended periods of sitting, standing and/or bending; listening, talking and/or visual concentration; writing and/or computer use.  This position would normally have routine opportunities to alter physical position or change eye focus.  This position requires some physical activity such as bending, twisting, and lifting up to 40 pounds.


November 3, 2022


Teaching Positions


North Tyler Day Nursery provides quality and affordable learning experiences for pre-school age children in the areas of education, life skills, and social interaction.

The Nursery is looking for RELIABLE Teachers for our Three-year old Toddler Class and (Potty Training Class).



Flexible (work at any time between 7a.m-6p.m.)

Have transportation to and from work

Work well under pressure

Interact well with children!

Will need pre-service 1,2, and 3

Background check and fingerprints must pass

Will need to be CPR & First Aid certified

If you feel that this job is for you, reach out to NaToya McGee at 903-592-3671