East Texas Nonprofit Job Postings

Job Title: Executive Director

Salary: Based on Experience

Reports to: CAC Board of Directors

Deadline to apply: Until filled


Position Summary and General Purpose: To provide leadership for and management of the Children’s Advocacy Center, its policies, operations, strategic planning, staff, finances and sponsored activities with the highest standards of services that will benefit the community we serve. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, volunteer development, agencies and community outreach.

The Executive Director will model and act with the highest level of confidentiality and ethical standards and values. The Executive Director will work within the scope of authority as set forth by the Board of Directors based on the adopted policies, procedures, rules, and regulations; and will be responsible at all times to the Board of Directors as such for all aspects as outlined in the Duties and Responsibilities below.

Essential Primary Duties & Responsibilities: The Executive Director is responsible for Program and Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, and Facilities Management. The Executive Director may delegate responsibility for the duties contained within this job description; however, shall retain full accountability for all activities.

Program and Operations

  • Ensures ongoing excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and
  • Responsible for day-to-day operations and management of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Van Zandt County.
  • Reviews and Implements the strategic goals, policies and directives developed and adopted by the Board of
  • Provides timely and accurate operational reports to the Board and its
  • Reviews periodically program policies and procedures to assure regulatory compliance, as well as operational efficiency and
  • Responsible for maintaining accreditation for Children’s Advocacy Center of Van Zandt County and staff compliance to accreditation
  • Serves as a liaison with all organizations that utilize Children’s Advocacy Center of Van Zandt County.
  • Oversees databases and social media to ensure accurate and in compliance with Children’s Advocacy Center of Van Zandt County Responsible for signing all agreements and other instruments made and entered into as delegated on behalf of Children’s Advocacy Center of Van Zandt County.
  • Responsible, in conjunction with board of Directors, to ensure legal obligations of the center are met.


  • Prepares and oversees operating and capital budgets, including in-kind services and Assures that accurate financial records are maintained and accounts are reconciled in a timely manner.
  • Assess capital expenditure requirements, analyze and document proposed expenditures and projects, and manage spending within budget limitations
  • Responsible for the fiscal integrity of Children’s Advocacy Center of Van Zandt County, to include submission to the Board a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the
  • Reports any inconsistencies or budgetary oversights to the Board of Directors
  • Ensures maximum resource utilization, and manages resources in a cost-effective manner consistent with
  • Develops and adheres, in conjunction with the Board of Directors, to all financial policies and
  • Safeguards consistent, quality of financial administration and fundraising by developing, expanding, and coordinating fundraising activities to support existing and future program
  • Researches and applies for all applicable local, state, and federal funding, as well as other sources such as foundations, trusts, and private Oversees grants ensuring full compliance with all funding sources.
  • Approves and directs purchases and expenditures within the limit of approved budget and policy.
  • Safeguards and manages the agency assets by establishing internal controls and oversight to financial record keeping as directed by Board of Directors and independent auditor; provides requested documentation needed for the annual audit and
  • Works with the Board of Directors’ treasurer and finance committee as
  • Complies with Texas Charitable Organization

Human Resources

  • Responsible for the hiring, leading, coaching, training and developing, retaining, and disciplining
  • Promote a work environment that fosters productivity, teamwork, quality service, open communication and high
  • Processes, reconciles, and ensures that employees are paid in accordance with state and federal
  • Prepares, documents and disseminates payroll checks, related payroll tax deposits, and benefit
  • Develops and revises an employee procedure Any and all revisions must be approved by the Board of Directors prior to implementation.
  • Provides annual reviews of employees’
  • Negotiates with health insurer providers for coverage of qualifying
  • Negotiates and manages employee pension plan for qualifying
  • Coordinates all continuing education and training programs for the staff as it relates to Child Advocacy Centers and employee
  • Knowledge and understanding of Federal, State and Local employment laws, regulations, and best


  • Develops and coordinates Children’s Advocacy Center of Van Zandt County fundraising
  • Builds, cultivates and maintains relationships in the community that serve to promote Children’s Advocacy Center of Van Zandt County and its
  • Uses external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities to identify opportunities for inter-organizational cooperation and joint activities
  • Attends other fundraising and community activities to promote Children’s Advocacy Center of Van Zandt County and develop new relationships with businesses and other non-profits.
  • Develops and maintains strong communications with contributors and potential
  • Develops media relationships, and serves as a presence that publishes and communicates program results with an emphasis on the success of Children’s Advocacy Center of Van Zandt County.
  • Identifies potentially beneficial relationships to be secured through Board member
  • Works with schools, agencies, and community leaders to solicit interns, volunteers, and other


  • Assure that the building, equipment, and grounds are maintained in a safe, clean and attractive condition and in compliance with applicable regulatory
  • Ensure compliance with building and safety codes, workers compensation, insurance contracts, and all other applicable laws and
  • Create routine documentation back-up and archival to ensure data retrieval
  • Create, maintain and update emergency preparedness and disaster recovery


  • Must perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field required; Master’s Degree
  • Five years of experience in business or related administration or management
  • Transparent and high integrity leadership demonstrating an unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program
  • Experience in marketing and public relations including the knowledge of and experience in fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to non-profit
  • Skills in financial management including the use of QuickBooks, Excel and/or other related technology tools/programs.
  • Strong understanding of human resource management in non-profit organizations, including excellent organizational management skills with the ability to coach and develop high performance, set and achieve strategic objectives, and work in and promote a team
  • Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate relationships with board
  • Strong written and verbal communications Must be a persuasive communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of
  • Proven effective grant writing, management, compliance and evaluatives
  • Demonstrated community involvement and
  • Must possess an understanding of the dynamics of child abuse and neglect and have a demonstrated empathy and commitment to the population
  • Must be bondable, and able to obtain criminal and child abuse/neglect

Physical Demands/Work Environment: This position requires the employee to stand, sit, walk, bend, lift, carry, and ascend/descend steps. At times, this position may require the ability to lift or move objects that are considered heavy. The work environment is primarily an office setting, including moderate noise level, an indoor temperate environment, and light levels that are bright and conducive to minimal eye strain, typical for an office environment.

This position requires the ability to use office equipment including a computer, copier, video equipment, telephone, and fax machine. Travel is required.

Scope of Job Description and Modifications:  This Job Description does not limit the tasks that an employee may reasonably be requested to perform, and in no way alters Children’s Advocacy Center of Van Zandt County at-will employment policy. Individuals should request specific accommodations as appropriate. Substantive changes to this Job Description may be made at the discretion of the Board of Directors at any time with, or without advance notice.


Please send your resume and cover letter to: cac@etcable.net.

Job Title: Licensed Professional Counselor

Reports to: Executive Director

Classification: Full Time/FLSA Exempt

Deadline to apply: Until filled


Summary:  Under the authority of the Executive Director and the Board of Directors, provides supervision and direction to the mental health component of client services of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Van Zandt County (CACVZC). Provides and/or coordinates therapeutic counseling/intervention services to child abuse victims and the non-offending caregivers/family members. Works in partnership with other CACVZC staff, a Mental Health Advisory Committee, Law Enforcement, Child Protective Services, District Attorney’s offices, medical personnel, and other key members to mobilize and strengthen the multidisciplinary approach to the prevention, intervention, investigation, treatment, and prosecution of child abuse.

Daily Operational Activities:

  • Ensures that clients of the CACVZC receive proper mental health services in a timely manner
    • Assigns therapy referrals to therapists/interns.
    • Provides clinical supervision of CACVZC cases for therapists/interns.
    • Provides consultation and representation in cases that may be
    • Plans and supervises group therapy facilitation by therapy
    • Works closely with the Executive Director to maintain a well-organized mental health program at the
    • Encourages reporting of client progress to Executive Director for sharing during MDT case review
    • Oversees data collection, data storing, and participates with the Executive Director in analyzing therapy progress/outcome
    • Works closely with the Family Advocate in the areas of referrals to therapy as well as planning and facilitation of family support

Key Relationships:

  • Maintains a strong working relationship with other CACVZC staff, the Board of Directors, partner agencies, government officials, grantors, foundations, and
  • Meets regularly with the Mental Health Advisory
  • Works closely with the Executive Director and acts as liaison between the agency and individuals seeking to gather research on the mental health component from the

Fiscal Responsibility:

  • Encourages timely submission of required paperwork from therapy to Executive Director.

Public Policy:

  • Cultivates and maintains strong working relationships with key legislators, Chiefs of Staff, and other high-ranking officials to assure continued support of mental health
  • Stays current on funding appropriations, development and implementation of public policy in order to further enhance and protect the CACVZC model, and advocate on behalf of

Strategic Planning, Marketing and Public Relations:

  • Agrees to represent the agency as spokesperson as requested to ensure community recognition of the mission of the
  • Works in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team and other key supporters to assure positive public relations in the community and at agency-related conferences, meetings,


  • Master’s degree in appropriate mental health field (e.g., LPC, MSW)
  • Minimum of one-year experience (or equivalent) in direct clinical services to abused children and their
  • Maintain certification or willing to be certified in Trauma Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-Training.
  • Experience in working with a wide diversity of people and agencies
  • Desire to work in a child-abuse/victimization
  • Clear criminal and civil background

Professional Skills:

  • Must be mission driven with unquestionable
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with a variety of clients, interns, and community
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, facilitation skills and a collaborative management approach is
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, and Power
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate the importance of proper therapeutic techniques and adherence to the highest ethical standards regarding client- therapist
  • Knowledge and commitment to adhere to ethical standards in own mental health
  • Knowledge of assessment and research in the mental health field and willingness to participate in data collection, storage, and analyzing of same for program
  • Knowledge of most recent research and interventions proven effective with abused children and
  • Maintains appropriate licensure, credentials, and continuing education.


Please send your resume and cover letter to: cac@etcable.net

Development/Communications Associate

Position Summary:

The Development/Communications Associate will work closely with senior management to support a variety of development and marketing activities to ensure the long-term sustainability and expansion of PATH. This position will support program activities and the expansion of PATH’s development and marketing initiatives, and community engagement activities. The primary job site will be PATH but this position will also be required to visit and work throughout Smith and surrounding counties, as needed.


PATH’s core values guide all employees, volunteers, programs and services: RESPECT, CARING, HONESTY, RESPONSIBILITY AND CHANGE, in addition to the following:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient on Microsoft Office suite, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in nonprofit development, community outreach and/or marketing preferred
  • Manage multiple tasks and timelines simultaneously
  • Ability to integrate a complex organization with a highly creative and innovative environment
  • Highly motivated self-starter, with proven ability to develop creative solutions
  • Project a professional demeanor
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both individually and as part of a team
  • Great attitude and people skills
  • Maintain regular attendance
  • Availability to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Fluency in English/Spanish is a plus

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Employment Eligibility Verifications
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Successful completion of background screening

Reporting Relationships:

Reports to: Development Director

Supervises: N/A

Supports: Development, Special Events, Marketing and other departments and programs of PATH


The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.


  • Oversee social network profiles including Facebook and Instagram, tracking metrics and populating with relevant content.
  • Oversee creative production and distribution of regular external emails, manage interface and content updates for website
  • Work with staff to develop and implement strategies to improve organizational visibility and public relations activities.
  • Assist with writing and preparation of newsletters
  • Preparation and/or printing of presentation media and materials


  • Drive prospect and foundation research
  • Draft and edit proposals; manage the proposal development process, strategize on approach, track opportunities, manage timelines and provide follow up.
  • Manage donor administration activities, including creating donor reports, donor database entry, updates, invitations, thank you notes and other materials
  • Develop and execute a plan and tactics for online mobilization, outreach, small donor and in-kind fundraising.
  • Develop online fundraising strategies and calls to action.
  • Assist in creating and managing in-house special events including marketing, budgeting, production, and acknowledgement. Provide support to volunteers conducting third-party events.
  • Support strategic community outreach to educate stakeholders, raise funds, and create strategic partnerships.
  • In Kind Donations – Engage community donors and coordinate community based In-Kind donation pick-ups and drop offs of food, personal items, etc.
  • Assist with public relations efforts. Provide public tours of PATH facilities to volunteers and VIPs.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

In the course of performing the job, this position typically spends time sitting, standing, climbing stairs, walking, driving, and carrying (15lbs), lifting (15lbs). Operating a computer keyboard, firm/strong grasping, and repetitive hand control. Make and receives telephone calls. The use of general office equipment, copier and fax machine etc. Subject to outside environmental conditions.

How to apply:

 To be considered for a position, email resume including education and employment history to Leslie_watson@pathhelps.org. EOE. Please be sure to reference Job Title in the subject line of your email. Please submit cover letter and resume as an attachment in a Word document or PDF format only. Due to the volume of resumes received, no calls or faxes regarding submission will be returned. Your resume will only be routed correctly and considered, if all instructions above are met.

JOB TITLE:                Family Greeter/Volunteer Coordinator

Classification:           Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Rate:                             $10.00 per hour (paid bi-weekly)

REPORTS TO:            CAC Program Director

SUMMARY:                The Family Greeter helps create a safe and welcoming environment for children and families while upholding the principals of the CAC model.

Where Small Voices Can Be Heard

The mission of the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) program of The Crisis Center of Anderson & Cherokee Counties is to promote a coordinated, multidisciplinary response to allegations of child abuse in a manner that is sensitive to the unique needs of children and their non-offending caregivers.

Summary of the Position

Description of Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Greet clients and visitors coming into the CAC while verifying approved entry;
  • Follow-up with clients;
  • Responsible for the constant supervision of clients in client waiting room, maintaining cleanliness and orderly appearance of client waiting rooms and ensuring client comfort and satisfaction during their visit at the CAC
  • Provide victim advocacy services to CAC clients as needed;
  • Responsible for answering and triage of incoming phone calls to the CAC program;
  • Provide clerical support to all CAC direct services staff to ensure that direct services are able to be provided in an effective and efficient manner;
  • Perform general bookkeeping duties including, but not limited to, logging incoming donations manually into computer donor program, maintaining vendor files, maintaining personnel files (ex. Time sheets, leave requests, expense reports, etc.),
  • Data entry for client cases and CAC sevice provision,
  • Generate statistical reports as requested by the CAC Program Director
  • Provide support to the MDT Coordinator
  • Order and inventory of office supplies and office equipment
  • Enter client data in a timely and efficient manner (case information, client services and case tracking into electronic case tracking system, case staffing notes);
  • Assist the MDT Coordinator in preparation and planning for monthly Case Review meetings and timely documentation of case staffing notes in electronic case tracking system;
  • Responsible for overseeing and managing CAC program volunteers which includes recruiting volunteers, keeping them engaged and involved in program activities, coordinating volunteer schedules and scheduling volunteer activities;
  • Responsible for providing volunteer training and orientation;
  • Responsible for preparing and maintaining all CAC program forms utilized for direct services;
  • Responsible for ordering and monitoring CAC program office supplies;
  • Assist in coordinating logistics of trainings/workshops hosted by the CAC program
  • Participate in Case Review meetings to assist in recording minutes and case status information to input into electronic case tracking system;
  • Other duties as assigned


High school diploma; associates or bachelor’s degree preferred.  Experience in service delivery to children and families.  Strong interpersonal and telephone communication skills.  Computer and typing competency.  Must have a clear criminal history and background check.  Knowledge of CPS/law enforcement a plus.  Must have a desire to work in child abuse related organization.  Professional demeanor.  Good attention to detail.  Proficient in administrative and office related tasks.  Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.  Qualified applicants must be able to pass a criminal history and central registry background check.

Other Pertinent Information:

Work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

  1. Dress will be appropriate to the situation.
  2. The CAC Program Director will evaluate job performance at regular intervals.
  3. Position start date will be determined with applicant after job offer.

Interested and qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to: infocac@mycrisiscenter.com

Are you PASSIONATE ABOUT HELPING CHILDREN in Tyler? Do you have the EXPERIENCE AND ENERGY FOR FUND DEVELOPMENT?  The Tyler ISD Foundation is seeking an ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR to lead and coordinate our fund development efforts on behalf of teachers and students in Tyler.  The successful candidate will bring outstanding communication, leadership and organizational abilities, and fund development background. They will enjoy a flexible, part-time schedule, and the partnership of an outstanding, hands-on Board of Directors! Please send inquires to foundation@tylerisd.org.

Equine Therapy Leadership

The Spirit of St. Louis Therapeutic riding center has a vision to see it expand and move into a first-class facility.

With that goal in mind, we are looking for new, next-generation leadership for the organization.

The perfect candidate would possess the following:

  • Past leadership experience
  • PATH Certification  (or ability to obtain it quickly)
  • Ability to develop a passion for helping special needs kids
  • A bold, outgoing personality
  • Fundraising experience
  • Excellent health, with a potential of 20+ years to commit to this mission.
  • Strong desire to live in the Tyler area.
  • Good horsemanship skills


Resumes can be submitted to: fredsmith@thegathering.com

Sponsorship Administrative Assistant

Position Summary:

The Sponsorship Administrative Assist is responsible for ensuring the administrative elements of the program are accurate, current and completed in a timely manner.  He or she will work directly with the Child Sponsorship Director and other ministry staff personnel as necessary.


  • Process information for a new sponsor
  • Facilitate communication between sponsor and child (i.e. letter writing)
  • Maintaining accuracy of donor database
  • Ensuring appropriate sponsorship materials are available and current (profile cards, brochures, etc.)
  • Trip preparation for sponsorship materials (print lists, identify trip goers sponsored child(ren)
  • Recruit and coordinate volunteers for sponsorship related projects
  • Assist with various sponsorship projects throughout the year including the Christmas Project
  • Work to maintain a 90% or increase benchmark of total sponsors paying
  • Report school and sponsorship numbers with supporting documentation
  • Provide support for various ministry/sponsorship events including choir tour
  • Work with attention to detail and discretion as well as incorporating new procedures as need for higher efficiencies
  • Other tasks as deemed necessary by Child Sponsorship Director


  • 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 and its people
  • Possess a positive and professional attitude
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Can work independently and within a team, takes initiative
  • Willingness to travel to East Africa
  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign a plus


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: lori@pcmonline.org

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.


  • 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


  • 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


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