East Texas Nonprofit Job Postings


Part-Time Administrative Assistant

10 Hours a week

$10.00 an hour

To apply submit resume to careteaminfo@yahoo.com or call 903-944-7852 to schedule an appointment.

Administrative Assistant Job Description:

Administrative Assistant duties and responsibilities include providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. Supports Executive Director through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material. Familiar with a variety of CARE’s concepts, practices and procedures, assisting in daily office needs and managing CARE’s general administrative activities. Ability to effectively communicate via phone and email ensuring that all Administrative Assistant duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality in a timely manner. May direct and lead the work of others. Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals with a wide degree of creativity and latitude expected. Reports to and works directly with the Executive Director.

Requirements:

  • Associates degree or higher preferred
  • Ability to discuss abortion, post abortion and prolife issues with clientele
  • Excellent personal relationship skills with particular emphasis on compassion, confidentiality and patience
  • Proven administrative or assistant experience
  • Experienced in office management systems and procedures
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Superb problem solving skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Proficient in MS Office with expertise in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel and Quick Books
  • Maintains a Christian lifestyle that represents Jesus our Lord and Savior. Any action that goes against Christian ethics is grounds for dismissal.
  • Prays for and supports the mission of CARE, and supports the healing of post-abortive men and women

Administrative Assistant top skills & proficiencies:

  • Professionalism
  • Inventory control
  • Office administration procedures
  • Keyboarding skills
  • Accuracy
  • Telephone skills
  • Teamwork
  • Discretion and judgment


Special Events and Marketing Coordinator

Reports to: Executive Development Director

Compensation: Commiserate with experience

Exempt Status: Exempt

Commitment Type: Full Time

Summary:

The Children’s Advocacy Center of Smith County (CAC) provides comprehensive services to child victims of abuse and their non-offending caregivers in conjunction with a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) made up of law enforcement, child protective services and prosecution. The Special Events and Marketing Coordinator is primarily responsible for special events fundraising, marketing and public relations, as well as assisting with the development team’s short- and long-range strategic planning process.

Essential Functions:

  • Plan and coordinate special event fundraising activities
  • Manage a prospect list to include stewardship and solicitation of current and new special event sponsors
  • Recruit and coordinate special event committees to solicit event sponsorships and oversee logistics of events
  • Develop coordinated branding, marketing, and public relations materials for the Children’s Advocacy Center, including planning and implementation of:
      • Community media plan, including writing and sending press releases
      • Social media plan/presence, ongoing communication
      • Website maintenance, especially for special events promotions
      • Brochures and other written fundraising materials
      • Electronic newsletters
  • Ensure all messaging is consistent with CAC branding guidelines
  • Attend trainings and conferences as required
  • Assist with other duties as requested by the Executive Development Director

Job Requirements and Qualifications:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (minimum) with degree in Marketing, Public Relations, non-profit management/administration

Training (licenses and certifications)

           None required

Experience:

  • Prior relevant professional or volunteer experience in fundraising, special events, marketing or sales.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • High level of written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, computer skills, collaborative capabilities.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook) and donor databases

Intellectual and Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work well under pressure and respond quickly to challenges
  • Good judgment, flexibility and ability to work well in a team setting
  • Read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Ability to multi-task and balance the diverse requirements noted above
  • Bending, stooping, reaching and other movement required in performing the job. Lifting of office materials (up to 20 lbs)

Other Information:

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

All interested candidates should email their resume to: dsims@cacsmithcounty.org


Volunteer Coordinator                                                                              

 

CLASSIFICATION:  Non-exempt, Full-Time

REPORTS TO:  Community Outreach Coordinator

Key Performance Areas:

  • Coordinate a volunteer recruitment and training program.
  • Oversee volunteer scheduling and ongoing training.
  • Maintain ongoing church relations.

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The volunteer coordinator will oversee the volunteer program of the clinic by recruiting, orienting and placing volunteers for training in the various duties of the clinic.  The coordinator will also work with the various local congregations to maintain a good level of communication and also recruit new volunteers as well as work with church teams on various volunteer tasks.  Specific duties will be listed below, but it is intended that this position be a full-charge position responsible for all volunteer operations of the clinic.

RECRUITMENT

  • Recruit, interview and place applicants for volunteer work
  • Survey staff regularly to assess needs for volunteer assistance
  • Work with Marketing and professional associations to publicize opportunities for volunteers (in conjunction with Development)
  • Host and attend recruiting events within the community to attract qualified candidates (in conjunction with Development)
  • Develop, promote and maintain a wide range of volunteer opportunities within the organization

VOLUNTEER TRAINING

  • Coordinate regular volunteer training for potential volunteers to include scheduling, phone calls, planning, set-up and clean-up, and information at the event and follow up.
  • Periodically review and revise the orientation material
  • Coordinate specific job training and shadowing for those positions that require special training with the team leader for each volunteer position.
  • Solicit information from current volunteers and coordinate a systematic process of ongoing training for existing volunteers

VOLUNTEER SCHEDULING

  • Organize the most efficient use of volunteers, appropriate volunteers, appropriate volunteer/supervisory mix, and future workforce needs to support volunteer program operations
  • Create monthly schedule sheets, have the data collected and distributed to the volunteers
  • Call and schedule clerical volunteers
  • Oversee emergency scheduling changes and provide clerical assistance when needed
  • Ensure volunteers are staffed to support the various areas of operations, to include medical and dental clinics, retail stores, special events, development, and marketing/communications

VOLUNTEER OVERSIGHT

  • Act as a single point of contact for communications
  • Provide ongoing support and guidance for volunteers (to include, but not limited to updates, changes, status updates, etc.)
  • Follow-up  with current volunteers routinely to assess their volunteer experience
  • Confer with volunteers to resolve grievances and promote cooperation and interest
  • Maintain regular contact with volunteer leaders
  • Provide monthly volunteer reports and analysis to the CEO/CFO
  • Collect and report volunteer data
  • Review, print and distribute reports
  • Maintain Volunteer Service Descriptions for each volunteer assignment
  • Develop and manage volunteer policies, procedures and standards of volunteer service
  • Create program for interns and manage intern oversight
  • Maintain a relationship with interns for review, status and improvements
  • Directly work with the team leaders for the patient advocate, admissions and screening program to provide oversight and management.  Routinely review the progress of the programs and make adjustments where needed.
  • Perform as sponsor for the Bethesda Alliance (including attending meetings, assuring activities are aligned with the mission and vision of the organization, promote activities and achievements of the Alliance and assist the Alliance in acquiring funding of volunteer related events, as necessary)

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Plan, organize and execute a yearly volunteer appreciation event
  • Coordinate the various nonprofit organizations involvement in the Dia de las Madres

OTHER DUTIES

  • Work with the medical director to plan and implement proper protocols for confirming physician credentialing with the state.
  • Attend board meeting as needed
  • Assist with other duties as assigned by the chief executive officer

BOARD OF DIRECTOR RELATIONS

  • Attend board of director meetings as requested.
  • Be available to the CEO, finance committee and board of directors for any special reporting that is needed.
  • Attend to any other matters as directed by the CEO to help fulfill the mission of the clinic.

COMPETENCIES

  • Communication Proficiency
  • Time Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Leadership
  • Organizational Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Technical Capacity to include Windows, Microsoft Office

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

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 this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or listen. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds.

POSITION TYPE AND EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Fridays, 8:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Evening and weekend work frequently may be required as job duties demand.

TRAVEL
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, communication or related field.
  • Three years or more of successful work experience in this or related field.

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Prior experience as volunteer coordinator for public or nonprofit employer.
  • Prior experience creating and implementing volunteer programs and training.

AAP/EEO STATEMENT

Bethesda Health Clinic and Hangers of Hope provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.  In addition to federal law requirements, Bethesda Health Clinic and Hangers of Hope complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

OTHER DUTIES
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

All interested candidates should email their resume to: Bdickey@bethesdaclinic.org.


TITLE: Executive Director

REPORTS TO: Board of Directors

SUPERVISES: ETAA Staff and Volunteers

STATUS: Exempt HOURS: 40 hours per week

SALARY: Dependent on Experience

BASIC FUNCTION: Responsible for the overall operation, planning, implementing and coordinating of the strategic plan to meet business operational goals and further the mission of East Texas Alzheimer’s Alliance. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the Organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, case management, grant writing, financial management and community outreach and development.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS:

NOTE: Some descriptions may have more specific duties and/or goals and objectives attached to this task. Such attachments normally reflect unique aspects of specific locations, grants, departments, etc.

 

BOARD LIASON

  1. Maintain appropriate relations with the Board and Board committees and keep them informed;
  2. Assist in the preparation of agenda and notices for meetings, workshops, trainings, etc.;
  3. Attend all Board meetings and prepare a monthly report;
  4. Facilitate Board orientation and on-going training;
  5. Assist the board in the formation and implementation of policies, procedures, and activities for the effective and economical operation of the agency;
  1. Present a clear picture of problems confronting the organization to the Board, including outlining possible solutions to stated problems;
  2. Act as the official staff representative for ETAA: report to the president and confer with other officers or committee chairs as necessary;
  1. Ensure that legal obligations of the agency are met; and
  2. Responsible for public accountability of the agency, maintenance of the agency facilities, and regular reporting to the Board President and other officers or committee chair as necessary.

 

PROGRAMS/CASE MANAGEMENT:

  1. Responsible for the oversight, maintenance and growth of programs including but not limited to Support Groups, Respite Care and Caregiver Conference;
  2. Develop and administer policies, procedures and applications for Programs and Partners;
  3. Establish guidelines and training for volunteers;
  4. Recruit volunteers;
  5. Provides support and guidance to staff and volunteers;
  6. Monitor all case management activities and reporting/referrals;
  7. Responsible for all data collection and reporting. Administer any ongoing grants and reporting;
  8. Develop and maintain positive relationships with collaborating agencies; and
  9. Ensure all files and documents meet requirements and guidelines.

 

OFFICE MANAGEMENT:

  1. Hiring, firing and training of employees;
  2. New employee orientation;
  3. Annual employee evaluations;
  4. Oversight of all ETAA staff:
  5. Maintain personnel and board director files;
  6. Schedule and conduct staff meetings;
  7. Maintain up-to-date office, staff and agency policies & procedures;
  8. Maintains continuing education for all staff;
  9. Record retention and file maintenance: insures all files are accurate and up-to-date;
  10. Compiles statistics of program; and
  11. Attends training as required and recommended, travel for said training is required.

 

LOCAL FUNDRAISING:

  1. Responsible for applying for and reporting to local funders and foundations;
  2. Identifying and applying for local, state or national grants;
  3. Involvement in more than one annual fundraising event;
  4. Donor relations; and
  5. Identifying and meeting new donors.

 

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT:

  1. Responsible for the overall financial management of the program;
  2. Responsible for proposing budget and budget amendments to the board;
  3. Responsible for preparing monthly financial reports for the Treasurer and President;
  4. Maintaining budget;
  5. Accounts payable and Accounts receivable;
  6. QuickBooks management; and
  7. Monthly Requests for Reimbursement.

 

COMMUNITY AND BOARD:

  1. Reports to the Board of Directors and attends monthly board meetings;
  2. Serves on Board Committees as directed by Board;
  3. Prepares monthly board reports and packets for board meetings;
  4. Speaking at Public Events;
  5. Represents ETAA in the community;
  6. Handles all media relations on behalf of ETAA including, but not limited to: print, television, magazines, interviews, and radio;
  1. Handles all marketing on behalf of ETAA including, but not limited to: website, printed publications, and paid advertising; and
  2. Other duties as necessary or as assigned by the Board of Directors.

 

POSITION EXPERIENCE & ABILITIES:

NOTE: These requirements represent minimum levels in order to perform the job on a satisfactory basis. Candidates must have the ability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the job.

  1. Require in-depth understanding of a comprehensive field of knowledge normally associated with the attainment of a MBA or Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration with minimum of 3 years related experience in administration of volunteer, non-profit, or public service agencies (or experience equivalent to);
  2. The ability to communicate with, supervise, and empower ETAA volunteers to be effective in their roles–experience with volunteers is preferred
  3. Requires proficient ability to observe and make accurate assessments of situations (e.g., case management).
  4. Prefer proficient knowledge of and/or work experience with issues and dynamics within families dealing with Alzheimer’s or Dementia.
  5. Requires prior related experience in delivering services to families.
  6. Requires proficient ability to speak, read and write English.
  7. Requires ability to speak clearly and make self understood effectively in face to face interactions; articulate with accuracy to speak on the phone. Requires excellent interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication skills.
  8. Requires ability to hear and receive verbal instructions, answer phones, communicate with people in situations with some background noise.
  9. Requires ability to maintain confidentiality.
  10. Requires excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  11. Requires the ability to effectively work under pressure and remain flexible as priorities change.
  12. Requires ability to work under minimal supervision while exercising excellent professional judgment.
  13. Requires the ability to use analytical thinking to solve problems and present viable solutions.
  14. Requires ability to effectively and professionally facilitate meetings and workshops to clearly deliver information to clients and others.
  15. Proficient working knowledge and ability to accurately and timely operate and perform computer related tasks with specific equipment and software applications required. Requires proficient working knowledge to timely and accurately operate other office equipment such as telephones, copy machines, calculators, fax machines, etc.
  16. The ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities and individuals of diverse racial/economic/cultural background.
  17. Requires ability to drive personal vehicle, with appropriate state license, following all laws applicable; must provide proof of liability insurance.
  18. Requires ability to work nights and weekends to meet business needs.
  19. Requires the ability to travel as required using various modes of transportation. Requires the ability to provide personal transportation on an as needed basis to perform job functions in the community.
  20. Requires ability to walk, stand and sit, sometimes for prolonged periods of time. Requires ability to grasp, push, pull, carry, or otherwise manipulate objects.
  21. Requires sufficient good health to properly discharge duties. Employees shall not be permitted to work who have infectious disease or skin lesion for the duration of the communicability.

 

POSITION CRITICAL SKILLS:

NOTE: These requirements represent minimum levels in order to perform the job on a satisfactory basis. Candidates must have the ability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the job.

  1. Self-management. Demonstrate self-control and an ability to manage time and priorities. Make sound decisions even under pressure.
  2. Communication. Clearly express ideas, either verbally or in writing, to include but not limited to grammar, organization, and structure.
  3. Willingness to Learn. Assimilate and apply new job-related information promptly.
  4. Ethics & Integrity. Consistently earn the trust, respect, and confidence of coworkers and customers through consistent honesty, forthrightness and professionalism in all interactions. Includes meeting commitments and promises.

 

 

POSITION CRITICAL BEHAVIORS:

NOTE: These requirements represent minimum levels in order to perform the job on a satisfactory basis. Candidates must have the ability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the job.

  1. Team Player. Work effectively with others in the organization and outside the formal lines of authority (i.e., peers, other units, senior management, and the like) to accomplish organizational goals and to identify and resolve problems. Includes considering the impact of your decisions on others.
  2. Critical Thinking. The ability to actively and skillfully conceptualize, apply, analyze, synthesize, and/or evaluate information as a guide to belief and action.
  3. Self-Starter. Demonstrate initiative to take action to achieve goals beyond what is necessarily called for. Includes the ability to work in a less structured environment.
  4. Customer Service Orientation. Make efforts to listen to and understand the customer (both internal and external), anticipate customer needs and give high priority to customer satisfaction.
  5. Self-Confidence. Demonstrate initiative, confidence in oneself, resiliency and a willingness to take responsibility for personal actions. Have the courage to voice views that are unpopular
  6. Thoroughness. The ability to balance an attention to detail with the cost and benefit of doing so.
  7. Adaptability. Maintain effectiveness in varying environments, tasks and responsibilities, or with various types of people. Stay agile in the face of change.

To apply: Submit before June 15, 2018 with:

(1) Resume: (2) two personal references and (3) two professional references to: Kristen@rossandshoalmire.com or fax: 903-212-7315.


President/CEO

Tyler, TX

Salary $80,000

Full Time

Benefits + 401k

Roles of Chief Executive Officer

  • Leader
  • Advises the Board
  • Advocates / promotes organization and stakeholder change related to organization mission
  • Supports motivation of employees in organization products/programs and operations Visionary / Information Bearer
  • Ensures staff and Board have sufficient and up-to-date information
  • Looks to the future for change opportunities
  • Interfaces between Board and employees
  • Interfaces between organization and community Decision Maker
  • Formulates policies and planning recommendations to the Board
  • Decides or guides courses of action in operations by staff Manager
  • Oversees operations of organization
  • Implements plans
  • Manages human resources of organization
  • Manages financial and physical resources Board Developer
  • Assists in the selection and evaluation of board members
  • Makes recommendations, supports Board during orientation and self-evaluation
  • Supports Board’s evaluation of Chief Executive

Responsibilities of Chief Executive Officer

1. Board Administration and Support

Supports operations and administration of Board by advising and informing Board members, interfacing between Board and staff, and supporting Board’s evaluation of chief executive

2. Program, Product and Service Delivery

Oversees design, marketing, promotion, delivery and quality of programs, products and services

3. Financial, Tax, Risk and Facilities Management

Recommends yearly budget for Board approval and prudently manages organization’s resources within those budget guidelines according to current laws and regulations

4. Human Resource Management

Effectively manages the human resources of the organization according to authorized personnel policies and procedures that fully conform to current laws and regulations

5. Community and Public Relations

Assures the organization and its mission, programs, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders

6. Fundraising

Oversees fundraising planning and implementation, including identifying resource requirements, researching funding sources, establishing strategies to approach funders, submitting proposals and administrating fundraising records and documentation

For a more extensive job description or to apply, please visit: https://mowmet.applicantpro.com/jobs/767808.html


Event and Marketing Director

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $35,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year

East Texas Treatment Center is seeking a Special Events and Marketing Manager to join its dynamic team. This position is responsible for executing signature fundraising events and developing a robust marketing and communications plan that supports annual fundraising efforts and expands mission awareness.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Event Management *Execute excellent annual events with a focus on signature events (East Texas Oilmen’s Chili Cook Off, East Texas Oil Men’s Golf Tournament, and East Texas Giving Day) *Event chair and committee management and communication, including meetings, agendas, and follow-up *Sponsorship recruitment *Vendor management *Marketing and material development *Site management *Timely follow-up to client/management needs *Tracking event income and expenses to ensure proper alignment with budget *Post-event follow-up including special thanks and pledge fulfillment *With the Executive Director, identify opportunities for cultivation and stewardship events that increase donor engagement Marketing Strategies and Execution *Work with Executive Director to establish goals, objectives, strategy, and budget for annual marketing plan that supports events, annual giving, and the capital campaign as needed *Create and maintain annual marketing calendar and ensure timely execution of projects *Lead creation of compelling content for solicitation efforts, grant writing, newsletters, collateral material, and social media communications *Liaise with media organizations and PR agencies *Other duties as assigned

Skills:

*Bachelor’s Degree, preferred *3+ years’ experience in event management and marketing/communications *Highly organized, creative, ability to prioritize, strong interpersonal skills *Ability to occasionally work evenings or weekends *Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with attention to detail and aesthetics *Familiarity with traditional marketing channels as well as emerging trends *Command of social media/marketing platforms including Constant Contact, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Adobe *Microsoft Office fluency *‘All hands on deck’ approach

 

To apply, please send resume to: lauren@ettctx.org

 


Job Summary

Mercy Manor is a nonprofit, Christian, maternity home for women under the age of 18. We are in search of Houseparents; a married, Christian, couple to be the “mother and father” of the maternity home.

Mercy Manor provides a safe and loving environment and resources for young ladies who find themselves in an unplanned pregnancy. We seek to do this by meeting physical, spiritual, and mental needs as we walk hand and hand with each young lady through her pregnancy and beyond. More information about Mercy Manor can be found at www.MercyManor.com.

 

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide spiritual leadership to young women and oversee devotions each weekday.
  • Shall have the responsibility for the day-to-day activities of the home and care of the young women.
  • Maintain upkeep on house and van as much as abilities allow. Request repairs as needed.
  • Maintain a comfortable and clean house, with the assistance of the residents.
  • Schedule various activities of the home, including responsibilities, as well as special programs.
  • Help the young women meet appointments and other responsibilities. Know where each young woman is when the woman is outside the home.
  • Help monitor leisure time activities, including monitoring of TV, music, phone calls, and visitation.
  • Provide a means of physical exercise and recreation to the women.
  • Set an example of a loving Christian couple, able to guide and direct a family situation.
  • Assist each woman in developing her gifts and talents by recognizing such gifts and lending encouragement and praise.
  • Enroll each young woman in the local school or GED program. Assist with tutoring when necessary.
  • When applicable, maintain necessary contact with teachers and attend conferences and school functions.
  • Maintain a Christian environment that is joyful, relaxing, and peaceful.
  • Maintain an attitude that promotes availability to the young women.
  • Try to be aware of each young woman’s emotional needs; work to help them enter into the activities of the home and improve their self-image.
  • Enforce family guidelines and discipline in a loving manner. Work with skill sheets to combine discipline and reinforce positive behaviors.
  • Set up and maintain work schedules geared to running an efficient home.
  • Assign daily household duties to all women.
  • Assume responsibility for food budget and ensure proper food supply and management of funds.
  • Plan and supervise preparation of well-balanced meals.
  • Be willing to assist women through labor and delivery, if labor coach is unavailable.
  • Teach women good habits for personal hygiene and home maintenance.
  • Be willing to minister to boyfriends and/or birthfathers, as opportunities arise.
  • Attend any workshops or conferences that are recommended to increase skills and staff development.
  • Be responsible for making all necessary medical appointments and providing or arranging for transportation to all necessary appointments & activities.
  • Be responsible for maintaining an up-to-date medical file on each young woman.
  • Be responsible for notification of appropriate people for emergencies, as well as the birth of her child.
  • Be responsible for working with the Executive Director to ensure that all state regulations are met.
  • Be responsible to hold and record monthly fire drills.
  • Be responsible for reporting donations to the office secretary as they come in to the home and seeing to their proper use.
  • Be responsible to greet volunteers/intakes/visitors when they come to the home.
  • Participate in formulating each young woman’s Individual Service Plan and review weekly with the Case Worker each young woman’s status, progress, family situation, status and relationship to the alleged father, and plans for her child.
  • Be responsible for keeping licensing current with child placing agency.
  • Be responsible for the houseparent account.
  • Assist each resident in walking through her pregnancy. Help determine when it is necessary to go to the doctor, emergency room, etc.
  • Assist each resident in caring for her child. Help in developing a plan with each resident if there are problem areas in her parenting. (Mother-Child home only.
  • Supervise the Houseparent Assistant.

 

Qualifications and Skills

The Houseparents shall be committed to serve and love the broken while creating a Godly Christian atmosphere.

  • Be committed Christians.
  • Be qualified on the basis of personal character to work with expectant/young mothers and on their ability to serve as part of a team.
  • Be over 23 years of age.
  • Not have children under 3 years of age.
  • Be a high school graduate.
  • Have a valid “Class 1 or 2” Texas Driver’s License.
  • Have had one year of experience involving the supervision of a group of teenagers, or experience of a practical nature in working with youth.
  • Be capable of providing leadership and spiritual guidance to each of the young women according to her specific needs.
  • Be married for a minimum of 3 years.
  • In their attitudes concerning teenage pregnancy, the Houseparents should have a neutral stance on adoption vs. raising the child, but must have a pro-life belief.
  • Be able to provide evidence of financial responsibility.
  • Shall have a sympathetic understanding of each young woman and her unique situation.
  • Shall not be the perpetrator in a substantiated report of neglect or abuse.
  • If houseparents are parents of children still in the home, they shall demonstrate a parenting style that involves high acceptance, consistency, and appropriate discipline.
  • 2 year commitment (must not be planning a pregnancy within those 2 years)

 

Benefits

*2 weeks paid vacation – after 6 months of employment

*Paid holidays (whether scheduled to work or off)

*One weekend off a month

*One day off during the week.

*Housing, utilities, and food furnished

*Use of Mercy Manor vehicle

**salary to be discussed upon inquiries.

No Retirement plan.

No Health Insurance.

Job Type: Full-time

 

 

Contact us to inquire or learn more at:

903-932-9079

info@mercymanor.com


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,

Requirements:

  • 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