Nonprofit Job Opportunities

June 13, 2024

 

PROGRAM MANAGER

 

Christian Women’s Job Corps exists to equip women with job skills and life skills in a Christ-centered environment. 

 

Summary:  The Program Manager is the first point of contact for all applicants, participants and volunteers, administers day-to-day site operations and is actively involved in program development.  Programs currently include the 12-week Employment Readiness Program offered every spring and fall and the 8-week Spanish/ESL Program offered each summer.  The Program Manager works collaboratively with the Executive Director to achieve program objectives and seeks to further develop programs based on community needs.

 

  • Oversees program and student development
  • Provides Christian leadership and models the love of Christ
  • Manages participant enrollment and intake with compassion and care
  • Joyfully welcomes those interested in program participation, interviews applicants to learn of needs and screens for qualifications
  • Coordinates volunteers; ensures that volunteers are trained and understand responsibilities in order to achieve learning objectives and meet program expectations
  • Administers daily office operations
  • Welcomes guests and assists others in an enthusiastic and professional manner
  • Prepares class calendars and materials, purchases curriculum and program supplies
  • Assists with donor management, inputs and categorizes donations and expenses, prepares reports utilizing Excel and Bloomerang, writes and mails thank you letters
  • Participates in mission fairs and community events to promote the organization; speaks at various events to share about the ministry and programs

 

Job Requirements

 

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent; plus five years related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field preferred
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish greatly valued
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office; strong technical skills
  • Understanding of adult education; teaching/facilitating experience preferred
  • Desire to influence, serve and eternally impact women who are seeking employment and life change
  • Ministry-minded and values diversity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be able to write using proper English grammar and punctuation
  • Facilitation, presentation and public speaking ability and experience
  • Ability to engage appropriately with applicants, participants, volunteers, donors and community partners
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Organized, professional, versatile team player
  • Ability to work full-time schedule including some evenings and weekend events when needed
  • Affirms CWJC Statement of Faith; Pastoral referral requested

 

Salary and Benefits

 

  • Full time employee
  • Salary range: $40,000-$43,500 commensurate with experience
  • Health and Wellness Bonus: $900 quarterly
  • Mobile phone stipend: $50 monthly
  • Vacation Paid Time Off: During first two years of employment, PTO accrues to total 80 hours annually.  After two years of employment, PTO accrues to total 120 hours annually.  Up to 40 hours of unused Vacation PTO may be rolled over or cashed out at the end of each year.
  • Sick Paid Time Off: Accrues to total 40 hours annually
  • Off with pay when site is closed during Spring Break and Christmas Eve through January 1st
  • Additional paid holidays: approximately 7 days, depending on when they fall during the week
  • Flexible schedule during summer and when not in session may allow for Fridays off, as determined by Executive Director based on workload, enrollment periods and special events

 

How to apply: email resume to lesley.jones@cwjctyler.org

May 20, 2024

 

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

 

Summary of Responsibilities

 

The Community Engagement Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to recruit, train, and retain volunteers. This role will involve promoting the organization, seeking new recruiting opportunities, conducting background checks, coordinating continuing education for volunteers, and maintaining accurate volunteer records in the organization’s database. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about community engagement, highly organized, and possess excellent recruiting, training, and communication skills.

 

Reports to:  Community Engagement Director

 

Classification: Full-time, Non-exempt

 

Salary Range: $38,000 – $42,000

 

Responsibilities:

 

1. Volunteer Recruitment and Organizational Promotion:

 

  • Collaborate with engagement team and executive director to develop and implement comprehensive volunteer recruitment strategy.
  • Seek, secure, and schedule representation at community events, fairs, meetings, and other opportunities to recruit new volunteers.
  • Represent organization at events, community fairs, meetings, etc. to recruit volunteers, promote organizational events, and advance organizational goals.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Communications Manager to support volunteer recruiting initiatives and goals.
  • Distribute marketing materials to attract potential volunteers and promote organizational initiatives.

 

2. Volunteer Onboarding, Training and Continuing Education:

 

  • Conduct comprehensive interviews with volunteer candidates.
  • Conduct background and reference checks.
  • Utilize effective adult learning techniques to facilitate comprehensive pre-service volunteer advocate training, including room set up, clean up and coordination of food and refreshments.
  • Seek volunteer and staff feedback for continuing education topics, recommending topics and speakers, and facilitating training opportunities to enhance volunteer skills and knowledge.

 

3. Volunteer Retention:

 

  • Regularly communicate with volunteers to gather feedback and address any concerns or needs for training.
  • Assist with ongoing volunteer retention efforts and annual recognition event.
  • Recommend and coordinate opportunities for volunteer engagement with organization.

 

4. Administrative Duties:

 

  • Maintain accurate and an up-to-date database of volunteer records, including contact information, availability, references, compliance documents, and training records.
  • Prepare regular reports on volunteer recruitment, training, and retention activities.
  • Maintain current knowledge of and organizational compliance with CASA standards and grant requirements in relation to volunteer recruiting, training, and records.
  • Assist with other administrative tasks as needed to support the organization’s volunteer program to include back up on phones and doors.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

5. Organizational Events:

 

  • Assist with organizational events and complete tasks by assigned dates and times.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nonprofit Management, Sales, Marketing, Communications, Human Resources, or related field or equivalent training and experience.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in volunteer coordination, community engagement, adult education (preferably volunteers) or a related role.
  • Knowledge and skills in adult learning techniques.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to facilitate training for diverse audiences, with varying learning styles.
  • Strategic thinker with a creative mindset and the ability to generate innovative ideas, implement, and follow through.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, databases, and online meetings.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Able to pass criminal background checks.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed for events and training sessions and travel throughout.
  • Passion for the organization’s mission and commitment to positively impacting the community.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Must have reliable transportation with ability to travel throughout Smith, Van Zandt and Wood Counties as needed.
  • Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs. and set up and disassemble display banners and tables.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (word, outlook, excel) and Zoom meetings.
  • Dependable.

 

CASA for Kids of East Texas is an equal-opportunity employer.

 

How To Apply: Email your resume to Mary Jo Burgess at maryjo@casaforkidsofet.org.

May 2, 2024

 

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS

 

Join our team of dedicated advocates and make a difference in the lives of survivors of intimate partner violence and sexual assault.

 

The East Texas Crisis Center (ETCC) seeks applicants for the position of Senior Director of Programs.  This is a new position and is part of the senior leadership team within the agency. This position reports directly to the Executive Director. The Sr. Director of Programs will oversee the operations and administration of all programming at the ETCC and work alongside the Execuitve Director in implementing the fulfilling the new strategic direction of the agency.

 

Position Summary:


The Senior Director of Programs is responsible for the administration and oversight of The East Texas Crisis Center’s programs which include: Emergency Shelter and Hotline, Counseling, Case Management and Advocacy, Batterer’s Intervention and Prevention Program, and Coordinated Community Response.  Directly supervises department directors and some program coordinators. Ensures the provision of trauma informed care to survivors across all ETCC departments while meeting regulatory standards.

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or similar field required. Minimum five years of experience in program development, management, and supervision. Management of a shelter or residential program preferred. Experience in program design, strategic planning, leadership, staff supervision, grants management, compliance and reporting required.

 

Job Type:

 

Full-time, Monday- Friday, some evenings required for special events or to respond to emergencies. Work schedule is flexible.

 

Salary: Competitive Salary commensurate with experience

 

Benefits:

 

Health insurance (Employer paid), Dental/Vision insurance, Life insurance (Employer paid)

Paid time off, Paid Holidays

Mileage Reimbursement

 

Work Locations:

 

Office located in Tyler with supervision of personnel in Henderson, Van Zandt, and Wood Counties.

 

How To Apply: Email your resume to Nichole Henry at nhenry@etcc.org.

May 2, 2024

 

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

 

Join our team of dedicated advocates and make a difference in the lives of survivors of intimate partner violence and sexual assault.

 

The East Texas Crisis Center (ETCC) seeks applicants for the position of Director of Development.  This is a new position and is part of the senior leadership team within the agency. This position reports directly to the Executive Director. The Director of Development will oversee the fundraising and advancement plan of the agency.

 

Position Summary:


The Director of Development’s primary responsibility is the strategic creation, execution, and management of a comprehensive development and fundraising plan including the coordination of existing fundraising events, creation of new fundraising initiatives, cultivating long-term donors, marketing and public relations for the agency, and managing private grants. This position will directly supervise the current coordinator of major gifts/private grants writer. This position will be responsible in assisting the Executive Director in marketing and improving the functioning of the agency’s thrift store. This position reports directly to the Executive Director.

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

Bachelor’s degree in relative field required. Minimum five years of development and fundraising experience in the nonprofit sector required. Experience building and leading teams is preferred. Knowledge and experience working in donor database. Demonstrated fundraising success including donor prospecting, research, and conversion. Experience in planning and executing large scale fundraising events and marketing/public relations. Foundation grant writing experience required.

 

Job Type:

 

Full-time, Monday- Friday, some evenings required for special events. Work schedule is flexible.

 

Salary:

 

Competitive Salary commensurate with experience.

 

Benefits:

 

Health insurance (Employer paid), Dental/Vision insurance, Life insurance (Employer paid)

Paid time off, Paid Holidays

Mileage Reimbursement

 

Work Locations:

 

Office located in Tyler with oversight of marketing, fundraising, and donor cultivation in Henderson, Van Zandt, and Wood Counties.

 

How To Apply: Email your resume to Nichole Henry at nhenry@etcc.org.

May 2, 2024

 

STORE MANANGER

 

Join our team of dedicated advocates and make a difference in the lives of survivors of intimate partner violence and sexual assault.

 

The East Texas Crisis Center (ETCC) seeks applicants for the position of Store Manager.  This is a new position within the agency responsible for the day-to-day managing of the agency’s thrift store. This position reports directly to the Executive Director.

 

Position Summary:


The store manager is responsible for conducting the daily operations of Flamingos Resale Boutique while providing leadership to all staff, volunteers and community service workers and maintaining a clean, well-organized store and production area. The Store Manager is a good steward for all loss prevention issues including employee safety. Store Manager will work alongside the Director of Development and Execuitve Director to establish a plan to revitalize the store, increase community awareness, and improve sales.

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

Bachelor degree in business preferred. High School Diploma required. Minimum of two years of customer service and supervisory experience in a retail setting.  Experience with merchandising and purchasing required. Able to analyze sales and current inventory in order to provide projections and recommendations to retain customers and increase sales.

 

Job Type:

 

Full-time, Tuesday- Saturday. Work schedule is flexible and subject to change.

 

Salary:

 

Annual salary range starts at $38,000. Salary commensurate with experience and education.

 

Benefits:

 

Health insurance (Employer paid), Dental/Vision insurance, Life insurance (Employer paid)

Paid time off, Paid Holidays

Mileage Reimbursement

 

Work Locations: Tyler

 

How To Apply: Email your resume to Nichole Henry at nhenry@etcc.org.

March 28, 2024

ADVOCATE

 

 

Exemption Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

 

Rate of Pay: $35,000-$40,000, DOE

 

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

Office Location: 305 S. Broadway Avenue, Suite 1116, Tyler, Texas 75702

Supervised By: Executive Director

 

Summary:

 

Advocate is responsible for providing direct services to advance the emotional, psychological, or physical needs of youth survivors of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. This position is responsible for using sound professional judgement to ensure quality case management and advocacy services are provided to clients.  Advocate is responsible for conducting outreach as well as continually builds the referrals network of options available for clients and youth.  This position will be part of a multi-jurisdictional task force and will work closely with law enforcement, community agencies, prosecution, and other professionals.  Advocate is responsible for responding after-hours as necessary.  Flexibility in work hours is required.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Engagement and Crisis Response

 

  • Provide crisis response services to survivors and non-offending caregivers.
  • Provide trauma-informed crisis intervention when responding to crisis calls and conduct assessments of victims’ immediate threat of harm.
  • Provide and participate in outreach activities to schools, churches, detention centers, and other community agencies focused on victim identification and linkage to services.
  • Maintain a caseload of 10-15 youth advocacy clients.

 

Case Coordination and Outreach

 

  • Work with clients to plan, implement, and monitor goal setting and service plans from a strengths-based, trauma–informed, and culturally competent perspective.
  • Serve as linkage to services including but not limited to drug treatment, transitional housing, residential treatment, counseling and therapy, legal services, job training, etc.
  • Assist clients in developing service plans addressing physical safety, stabilization, substance abuse, and mental health issues from a harm-reduction approach.
  • Provide support to guardians for maintaining the care for youth including but not limited to resources for rental and utility assistance, family counseling, parenting classes, etc.
  • Routinely follow up with clients on assigned caseload and document contact in case management database.
  • Continually assess clients for safety risk, protective factors, and overall well-being. Track and document positive and negative changes in client behavior, circumstance, overall well-being and adjust service plan accordingly.
  • Work with clients to assist in techniques for stress reduction, goal attainment, and holistic well-being.
  • Provide crisis intervention for clients experiencing emotional distress.
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data results regarding methods of treatment and progress.
  • Provide transportation and emotional support to clients’ appointments as needed.
  • Maintain ethical standards through adherence to the Texas Victim Service Association Code of Ethics
  • Maintain accurate records, files, and other relevant documentation in accordance with agency policy.
  • Outreach- Coordinate with community partners, businesses, and community members to provide outreach and education on sex trafficking to increase victim identification and support services; plan and execute outreach plan/strategy for client-specific outreach.
  • Responsible for implementing prevention education support group curriculum with high-risk juveniles.

 

Client Advocacy

 

  • Provide advocacy, crisis intervention, case coordination, referrals, and other services for youth and young adult clients.
  • With an emphasis on survivor empowerment and self-determination facilitate the development of service plans including but not limited to referrals to residential programs, individual and family therapy, support groups, drug treatment, mental health services, legal assistance, and educational services.
  • Act in the client’s best interest by supporting the youth’s relationships with community members, stakeholders, and caregivers when appropriate.
  • Engage and involve youth and their caregivers in the casework process when appropriate.
  • Meet and communicate regularly with the youth and/or their caregivers as needed and coordinate response to crisis calls for assigned caseload including in-office meetings, meetings in the field, and home visits.
  • Conduct continual comprehensive assessments regarding the safety and wellbeing of youth and caregivers.
  • Act as liaison with stakeholders including legal providers, child protection, law enforcement, federal partners, and others to ensure both local and program protocols are followed.
  • Participate in a multidisciplinary team response designed to provide specialized services for victims of trafficking. Multidisciplinary teams will include members from DFPS, District Attorney’s Office, Law Enforcement, and other stakeholders.
  • Provide information about the criminal justice system and provide legal advocacy and/or court accompaniment to clients engaged in the legal system.
  • Provide emotional support and follow-up calls to victims as needed.
  • Document advocacy services provided, referrals given, progress or decline in the wellbeing of youth and their caregivers, achievement of service goals, and case outcomes.
  • Process requests for financial assistance for clients (Crime Victims Compensation, etc.)
  • Initiate contact with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services when child abuse or neglect is suspected.
  • Transport clients to meetings and appointments, when needed, according to program protocol and with parental consent.
  • Maintain confidentiality in all areas of the service population and program operations.

 

Program Support Services

 

  • Work from a strengths-based, trauma–informed, and culturally competent perspective
  • Participate in providing feedback and input into the program design and the development of relevant trainings/manuals.
  • Offer flexibility to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed or requested by position supervisor, including on-call assigned shifts.
  • Interact with the community and develop relationships with agencies and other service providers that can provide needed referrals and resources for survivors of human trafficking.

 

Other

 

  • Participate in workshops, seminars, education programs and other activities that promote professional growth and development.
  • Maintain timesheets and other administrative tasks.
  • Educate at-risk youth in schools, child advocacy centers, and juvenile detention centers about domestic minor sex trafficking and human trafficking as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Skills

 

  • Experience working with child protection, and juvenile services preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; Self-motivated and proactive; Teachability and openness to receiving constructive criticism; Ability to work collaboratively with other service providers.
  • Ability to remain calm and handle multiple crisis simultaneously.
  • Maintain appropriate professional boundaries.
  • Effective time management skills

 

Qualifications and Education:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Preferably in Psychology or Human Services related field.
  • 3-5 years of related work professional work experience
  • Experience working with or in law enforcement and criminal justice, juvenile justice, or DFPS background preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and proof of liability insurance.
  • Must be able to successfully pass criminal and civil background check
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and present in a positive, professional manner at all times.
  • Able to maintain composure and professionalism under the pressure of deadlines.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.

 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to becky@forthesilent.org.

March 28, 2024

COUNSELOR

 

 

Classification:  Full-Time Exempt, Salaried

Salary to be discussed during the interview process.

 

Reports to: Executive Director

 

Location: For The Silent, 305 South Broadway Avenue, Suite 1116, Tyler, Texas 75702

Some travel required, will be reimbursed for mileage expenses.

 

Summary  

 

Provides professional mental health support, including individual and group counseling, victims and high-risk youth and young adults in response to sex trafficking and/or commercial sexual exploitation of youth.

For The Silent is an anti-trafficking nonprofit organization in Tyler, Texas which specializes in providing evidence-based, trauma informed care and direct services to victims of sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of youth.   For The Silent focuses on providing relational trauma recovery services that include crisis response and advocacy, case management, trauma therapy, individual and group peer support services, and psychoeducation groups.

 

Benefits

 

  • 28 vacation days
  • 9 agency-observed holidays
  • Ongoing Professional Development opportunities
  • Monthly mileage reimbursement
  • For LPC-Associates, FTS will pay for supervision expense.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Establish a helping relationship, assess complex trauma related concerns, and work with clients and, when possible non-offending or supportive family members, to select evidence-based interventions that best serve their needs. Interventions likely to include crisis intervention and comprehensive safety planning.
  • Administer pre/post assessments and evaluations to ensure service effectiveness and person-centered clinical intervention.
  • Provide psychoeducation and therapy groups focusing on, but not limited to trauma, healthy relationships, and substance use recovery.
  • Coordinate/communicate with family members, victim advocates, and/or other service providers or partner agency team members to best serve client and increase effectiveness of treatment.
  • Participate in supervision, service team meetings, and all-agency meetings to assist with expansion and delivery of comprehensive services.
  • Occasionally provide clinical consultation to staff, partner agencies, community members, or other stakeholders, as needed.

 

Previous Experience or Background:

 

  • Demonstrated ability to model appropriate relational boundaries, use team as support, and practice self-care when exposed to high volume of traumatized victims
  • Applied knowledge and understanding of complex trauma and associated presentations. Possibly includes attachment disruption, developmental trauma, complex dissociative disorders, and substance abuse.
  • Applied knowledge and understanding of evidence-based theories, principles, and practices related to long term complex trauma recovery; including but not limited to, neurobiological impact of trauma, EMDR, somatic experiencing, cognitive behavioral interventions, and/or stages of change.
  • The capacity to provide assistance in a timely, sensitive, and supportive manner based on trauma-informed practice principles that includes a rights-based, harm reduction, and social justice framework.
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, able to manage multiple tasks and priorities, set and meet goals and deadlines while balancing direct service responsibilities with effective record keeping.

 

Requirements and Qualifications:

 

  • Master’s degree in counseling, or related degree
  • Provisional or Full licensure to provide professional counseling services in the State of Texas.
  • Experience practicing evidence-based treatment modalities (TF-CBT, CBT, EMDR, etc.)
  • A valid driver’s license and ability proof of automobile insurance, and reliable transportation
  • The ability to work a flexible schedule, including one night per week, based on client needs.

 

Schedule and Salary:

This is a full time (40 hours per week) position with flexible work schedule. Salary is negotiable – DOE. For The Silent is a small team of committed professionals.  Generous time off/vacation annually. Monthly reimbursement for mileage and necessary expenses.  Professional development and training opportunities will be paid by employer.

 

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to: becky@forthesilent.org

March 26, 2024

BILINGUAL RESIDENTIAL ADVOCATE

 

Objective                   

 

Ensure smooth operation of shelter for battered women and their children during assigned shift.

 

Description               

 

  • Assist with the management and operation of the shelter during shift.
  • Provide crisis intervention to resident clients and children as needed.
  • Responsible for answering Hotline calls during shift.
  • Conduct screening women for intake into shelter.
  • Provide safety planning and information and referral to assist residential clients to achieve their identified goals.
  • Oversee activities of resident clients and children during shift.
  • Provide referrals for resident clients and children for services with the agency as well as other community resources.
  • Responsible for handling emergency situations at the shelter following guidelines set for in the agency Policy and Procedures manual.
  • Perform other work duties as requested.

 

Knowledge and Skills

 

  • Crisis Intervention techniques/skills required
  • Experience working with at-risk children
  • Personable and able to be calm in crisis
  • Ability to work independently
  • Writing skills necessary
  • Must be an effective team player
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer knowledge
  • Data entry accuracy
  • Attention to detail
  • Good organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of community resources
  • Ability to project positive and professional interpersonal skills

 

Supervision      

 

The Bilingual Residential Advocate is a full-time position and is supervised by the Residential Services Coordinator.

 

Benefits                 

 

Health insurance (Employer paid), Dental/Vision insurance, Life insurance (Employer paid), Paid time off, Paid Holidays, Mileage Reimbursement

 

Requirements

 

  • Full-time position
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish a must.

 

Qualifications

 

Associate’s Degree in Human Service field or two years’ experience working with women and children.

 

To Apply

 

Please send resume with cover letter via email to: Lhenderson@etcc.org

March 26, 2024

BILINGUAL 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.
  • Facilitate evening support groups on a weekly basis.
  • 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, as scheduled.
  • 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 and is supervised by the Director of Residential and Non-Residential Services.

 

Benefits                             

 

Health insurance (Employer paid), Dental/Vision insurance, Life insurance (Employer paid), Paid time off, Paid Holidays, Mileage Reimbursement

 

Qualifications and Requirements            

 

Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, criminal justice, or another related field. Bilingual in English/Spanish is a must.

 

Training Requirements                     

 

The Victim Advocate will complete the next available New Employee Training.

 

To Apply

 

Please send resume with cover letter via email to: swalden@etcc.org

February 20, 2024

SCHOOL THERAPIST

 

 

REPORT TO: DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL SERVICES

COMPENSATION: COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE

EXEMPT STATUS: EXEMPT/SALARIED

COMMITMENT TYPE: FULL TIME

BASE OF OPERATIONS: TYLER, TEXAS

 

 

SUMMARY:

 

Children’s Advocacy Center (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 Investigators, and the District Attorney’s office. Working within this team environment, the School Therapist provides individual and group therapy to victims of child abuse and their protective caregivers. The CAC also provides Community Education & Trauma Informed School Training & certifications to local schools and organizations.  The School Therapist is an integrated part of the school community by offering services in a familiar setting with minimal interruptions to the school day.  In this role, the School Therapist works within the CAC environment as well as school campuses to provide individual and group therapy to victims suffering from trauma.

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Provide developmentally appropriate assessment and treatment services to child abuse victims and protective caregivers (psychosocial and trauma-specific assessments)
  • Provide individual, group, and family therapy
  • Provide crisis intervention services, as needed
  • Review and evaluate the effectiveness of treatment plans monthly or as needed with the Clinical Director
  • Participate in teacher and parent conferences, ARD meetings upon request
  • Maintain ethical boundaries with clients, caregivers, school personal, agency partners & volunteers to ensure confidentiality of all clients
  • Maintain orderly and accurate case files (both written and electronic) including progress notes, treatment plans, assessments, progress reports, and termination summaries
  • Prepare and submit timely and accurate statistical reports documenting grant-funded activities
  • Testify in civil and criminal trials if required
  • Develop and conduct community outreach presentations as required
  • Provide CAC representation at local social service networking coalitions as assigned
  • Attend all required staff meetings and case reviews regularly and on-time
  • Coordinate therapy services with and provide updates & consultation to MDT
  • Attend trainings and conferences as required
  • Maintain positive professional relationships with all center staff, MDT members, volunteers, and school staff.
  • Maintain cross-cultural awareness in the performance of all responsibilities.
  • Flexible work schedule to respond as needed; some evening hours required
  • Other duties as assigned

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

 

EDUCATION:

 

  • Master’s degree in counseling, social work, or psychology.
  • Professional license to practice independently as a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist or Licensed Clinical Social Worker

 

TRAINING (LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS):

 

  • Maintain current licensure and/or certification
  • Maintain good standing with the appropriate State licensing board and group membership affiliations
  • TFCBT, EMDR, PSB, Play Therapy or additional certifications in other modalities preferred

 

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a practicing mental health professional with abused children or use of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy preferred
  • Prior work with Child Protective Investigators, Law enforcement or District Attorneys
  • Experience utilizing telehealth technology
  • Prior relevant experience in a school setting

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • High level of written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, computer skills, and collaborative capabilities
  • Proficiency with Microsoft, Word, Excel, and Outlook

 

INTELLECTUAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Individual should possess tact, good judgment, flexibility, and the ability to work as a team member with individuals from a variety of disciplines
  • Ability to work well under pressure, multi-task and balance diverse requirements noted above and respond quickly to challenges.
  • Bending, stooping, reaching, and other movements required in dealing with children. Lifting of office materials (up to 20 lbs.)

 

OTHER INFORMATION:

 

  • Position involves confidential work with sensitive information about child abuse victims and partner agency personnel at supervisory and front-line levels
  • Desirable personal qualities include tact, 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 is dependent upon successful completion of a background check, including criminal and CPI clearances along with the National Sex Offenders Registry

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as exhaustive of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

 

If you are interested and meet the requirements for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to ttanner@cacsmithcounty.org

February 8, 2024

BILINGUAL FAMILY VIOLENCE/SEXUAL ASSAULT COUNSELOR
Sign-on Bonus Offered!

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Provide therapeutic counseling to victims of family violence and sexual assault.
  • Provide individual, family and group therapy, and facilitate classes.
  • Provide parenting and interventions with parent and child/children as requested.
  • Provide crisis intervention services for walk-in clients and residents of shelter as needed.
  • On-call rotation for hospital emergency room as scheduled.
  • Assist with public education as requested.
  • And other duties as assigned.

 

 

Requirements for Bilingual Family Violence / Sexual Assault Counselor- LPC, LPC-A, LMSW

 

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Counseling/Psychology.
  • LMSW, LPC License or LPC-A is required. One year of experience preferred can include practicum work.
  • Bilingual English – Spanish preferred.
  • Will use therapeutic counseling based on evidence-based trauma-informed interventions and research-based treatments for trauma such as EMDR, Play & Art Therapy, Somatic Experiencing, or DBT.

 

Join our team of dedicated advocates and make a difference in the lives of survivors of intimate partner violence and sexual assault.

 

Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, qualifications, or requirements.

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

Benefits

 

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

Schedule

 

  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

 

Application Question(s)

 

  • Tell me about your previous experience working with survivors of sexual assault or intimate partner violence.

 

Education: Master’s (Required)

 

Language: Spanish (Required)

 

License/Certification: LPC, LPC-A, LMSW (Required)

 

Work Location: In person

 

Send cover letter, resume, and references via email to:

 

Email address: swalden@etcc.org

February 8, 2024

Clinical Counselor- LPC, LPC-A, LMSW

East Texas Crisis Center – Athens, TX

Sign-on Bonus Offered!

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Provide therapeutic counseling to victims of family violence and sexual assault.
  • Provide individual, family and group therapy, and facilitate classes.
  • Provide parenting and interventions with parent and child/children as requested.
  • Provide crisis intervention services for walk-in clients and residents of shelter as needed.
  • On-call rotation for hospital emergency room as scheduled.
  • Assist with public education as requested.
  • And other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements for Counselor- LPC, LPC-A, LMSW

 

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Counseling/Psychology.
  • LMSW, LPC License or LPC-A is required. One year of experience preferred can include practicum work.
  • Bilingual English – Spanish preferred.
  • Will use therapeutic counseling based on evidence-based trauma-informed interventions and research-based treatments for trauma such as EMDR, Play & Art Therapy, Somatic Experiencing, or DBT.

 

Join our team of dedicated advocates and make a difference in the lives of survivors of intimate partner violence and sexual assault.

Job Type: Full-time

 

Benefits

 

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

Schedule

 

  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

 

Application Question(s)

  • Tell me about your previous experience working with survivors of sexual assault or intimate partner violence.

 

Education: Master’s (Required)

 

Language: Spanish (Preferred)

 

License/Certification: LPC, LPC-A, LMSW (Required)

 

Work Location: In person

 

Send cover letter, resume, and references via email to:

 

Email address: swalden@etcc.org